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GRENADA.


Government Gazette.

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VoiL. 74.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1956. [No. 8.

GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 29.
HIS Excellency C. M. DEVERELL, Esquire, C.M.G., C.V.O., O.B.E., Governor and
Commander-in-Chief of the Windward Islands, left the Colony on 15th
February, 1956, for Dominica.

No. 30.
N pursuance of authority conferred upon him by Letters Patent, His Excellency
the Governor has issued a Commission appointing Louis CooIs-LARTIGUE,
Esquire, O.B.E., Chief Secretary, Windward Islands, to be Governor's Deputy,.
Windward Islands, with effect from 15th February, 1956, until further notice.
His Excellency's Commission is published for general information.

By Command,


Government Office,
18th February, 1956.


GEO. F. HOSTEN,
Acting Government Secretary.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.--(No. 8.)


WINDWARD ISLANDS.
By His E.r '.: /. "of COLVILIE MONTGOMERY DEVERrLL, Companion of the
Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Sai'nt George,
Commander of the Royal Victorian Crder, Officer of the Most
Excellent Order of the British Emn pi, Governor and Commander-
OLS in-Chief in and over the Windward Islands, comprising the
Islands of Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, vind Dominice, and
their Dependencies, issued under my hand at Governmnent rouse,
Grenada, and the Public Seal of the said Island of Grenada, this
15th day of February, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six.
C. M. DEVERELL,
Governor.
Tc:
Louis COOLS-LARTIGUE, Esquire, O.B.E.,
Chief Secretary, Windward Islands.
GREETINGS:
Y)Y virtue of the power and authority in me vested by WINDWA D ISLANDS LETTERS.
SPATENT bearing date at WESTMINSTER the twenty-seventh day of August, One
thousand nine hundred and fifty-one; I do by this Commission under the Public Seal
of the Island of GRENADA appoint you the said Louis COOLS-LARTIGUE, Officer
of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Chief Secretary, Wind-
ward Islands, to be my Deputy within the said WINDWARD ISLANDS from
on or about the 15th day of February, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six,
and until further orders, and in that capacity, should the necessity arise for
so doing, to exercise, perform and execute for and on behalf of the Governor and
Commander-in-Chief of the WINDWARD ISLANDS during the period recited, but no
longer, all things that belong to the office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief
of the WINDWARD ISLANDS according to the tenor of such Letters Patent already
recited or in other Letters Patent adding to, amending or substituting for the same;
and subject to the Royal Instructions and other Instructions passed under the
Royal Sign Manual and Signet to the Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the
said WINDWARD ISLANDS of GRENADA, ST. VINCENT, ST. LUCIA and DOMINICA, and
during Her Majesty's pleasure :
II. AND I DO HEREBY DIRECT that you the said Louis COOLS-LARTIGtE shall not
continue to act as Deputy to the Governor after the Governor has arrived at
Grenada or some other Officer having a prior right so to act or to administer the
Government of the WINDWARD ISLANDS has notified that he is about to assume it:
III. AND I DO HEREBY REQUIRE and command all and singular Her Majesty's
Officers, Civil, Military, Naval, Air and otherwise, and all others the inhabitants of the
said WINDWARD ISLANDS and all others whom it may concern to take due notice hereof-
and to give their ready obedience accordingly.
COMMISSION appointing
Louis COOLS-LARTIGUE, Esquire, O.B.E.,
Cbief Secretary, Windward Islands,
To act as Governor's Deputy in certain event.













GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.-(No. 8.)


APPOINTMENT.
No. 31.
'ISS EILEEN GREASLEY, as Class
SGeneral 'ost Office, with effect
November, 1955.
18th February, 1956.
P.F. 839.


III Clerk,
from 22nd


No. 32.
T HE Right Honourable the Secretary of State
1 for the Colonies has notified the Governcr
that the Queen will not be advised to exercise Her
Majesty's power of disallowance with respect tc the
following Ordinance of the Grenada Legislature -
No. 32. of 1955.--An Ordinance to ratify the
agreement of the first day of November,
1954, entered into between the Governments
of certain Caribbean Territories and the
West Indies Navigation Company Limited.
18th February, 1956.


No. 26.
Interment of Paupers.
SEALED Tenders will be received for burial of
K paupers in the undermentioned districts during
the year 1956:-
Town of Grenville and Parish of St. Andrew
(including pauper inmates of the Princess
Alice Hospital).
Town of Victoria and Parish of St. Mark.
Parish of St. David and the Dependency of
Carriacou.
Tenders should be submitted to the Chairman,
Tenders Board, St. George's, marked Tenders for
burial of paupers" by 4 p.m. on Friday 24th
February, 1956.
Forms of tender may be obtained on application
.at the Government Office.
Government does not bind itself to accept the
lowest or any tender.

By Command,

GEO. F. HOSTEN,
Acting Government Secretary.

Government Office,
3rd February, 1956.
M.P. 185/2/56.


NOTICE.

Enquiry under Commissions of Enquiry
Ordinance, (Cap. 46).

"TOTICE is hereby given that the Commission.
I appointed to enquire into the award of
Government Contracts for the clearing of land.
slides in the Parish of St. Patrick during the
month of August, 1955, will begin its sittings at
the Magistrate's Court, Grenville, on Wednesday,
S2nd February, at 9.30 a.m., when all persons
summoned to give evidence before the Commis-
:sioner are required to attend.


2. Any persons not summoned to attend the
enquiry but who are desirious of giving evidence
before the Commission are requested to submit a
memorandum ef their evidence to the (;ommis-
sioner -/o. Magistrate's C.ourt, Grenville, not later
than 20th instant.

K. C. McMILLAN,
Commissioner.
9th February, 1956.


NOTICE.

Agricultural Rehabilitation-Main Scheme.


THE Main Loans Scheme for long term agricul-
tural rehabilitation began on 1st February,
1956, and replaces the earli-r Emergency Scheme.
The closing date for applications under the Main
Scheme is 0Oth April, 1956.
Advances under the Main Scheme will be paid
on the certificate of an Inspector in monthly instal-
ments against a total loan approved by the Central
Committee for rehabilitation on the basis of a pro-
gramme covering a period of not more than four (4)
years.
Loans may be obtained under this Scheme for
the following pnrposes:-
(a) Clearing and replanting;
(b) Cocoa rehabilitation;
(c) Nutmemr rehabilitation;
(d) Rehabilitation of coconuts and other long
term crops;
(e) Banana extension;
(f) Farm recovery with special reference to
short term crops;
(q) Implements, supplies, manures etc.;
(h) Repairs to farm building,, excluding
estates housing;
(i) Roads, windbelts, drainage, general restora-
tion of a permanent nature;
({) Other purposes which fall within Section
11 of the Ordinance.
Loans under the Main Scheme will be interest
free for five (5) years and will be repayable over a
further period of twenty (20) years during which
interest will be charged at 3/% per annum on out-
standing balances.
As the terms and conditions of loans under this
Scheme as well as the purposes for which the
money may be used are different from the
Emergency Scheme, it is essential that everyone
wishing to borrow money under the main Scheme
should apply on the new form. Those who have
already borrowed money uuder the Emergency
Scheme must apply again on the new application
forms.
.-A supply of these new forms will shortly reach
-Area Committees and area Secretaries will help
applicants to fill them in properly.
Late applications for loans under the Emergency
Scheme will, to prevent delay, be considered pro-
visionally under the terms of the Main Scheme but
each such applicant will be required to fill in and
forward the new forms to his area secretary before
a tinal decision on his application can be taken.












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Borrowers whi'o h:l;ve received advances under
the Emergeicy :-l'e:.ic in respect of a period,
which ended on a date ":irlier than 4th February,
1956, ma,. on annlication receive further advances
for work (d'ne up to 4:i elyb nary. Persons apply-
ing for such furlheir advances should present their
claims duly certified by two referees to area
Secretaries from whom claim forms for this pur-
pose may be obtained.

Chairman,
C.A.R.C.

11th February, 1956.


NOTICE.

Inspectors For Agricultural
Rehabilitation Scheme.


PPLICATIONS are invited from persons
possessing considerable knowledge of and
experience in the practice of agriculture in the
Colony, for filling twelve (12) posts as Inspectors
in connection with the implementation of the
Agriculture (Hurricane Rehabilitation) Scheme on
the following conditions:--
(i) Appointments are temporary and non-
pensionable and are terminable by one month's
notice in writing given on either side.
(ii) A flat salary of 500 per arnum together
with a travelling allowance of 150 per annum
is provided.
The candidates selected will be required to carry
out inspections of the holdings of borrowers under
the Agricultural Rehabilitation Scheme and sub-
mit reports on these holdings as required. They
will be assigned to particular areas for indefinite
periods and subject to transfer to other areas at
the discretion of the Central Agricultural Rehabili-
tation Committee.
Applications, accompanied by at least two
testimonials, should be addressed to the Chairman,
Central Agricultural Rehabilitation Committee,
and should reach him not later than 25th February,
1956.

Chairman,
C.A.R.C.




NOTICE.

T is hereby notified for general informant ion that
the time for publication -of a notice to the
effect that warrants would be issued for the
recovery of all taxes together with the fines due
thereon which may after the 3 1st day of December,
1955, still remain unpaid, has been extended by the
Governor-in-Council to the 29th February, 1956.

G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.

9th February, 1956.


NOTICE.

Motor Vehicles from Hard Currency Sources
(U.S.A. & Canada).

T is hereby notified for general information that
consideration will be given to the grant of
licences for the importation of a limited number of
Motor Vehicles (motor cars and commercial
vehicles) from hard currency sources of value not
exceeding $2,000 U.S. c.i.f. each.
The basic principle on which applications for
licences to import motor vehicles will be considered
is that of essentiality. They should conform to
the following criteria:-
(i) No reasonable substitute is obtainable from
the non-dollar area;
(ii) It is required for constant and extensive.
travelling over rough and rugged roads;
(iii) All licenses granted will be subject to the
condition that no re-sale will be allowed
before the expiration of two years from
the date of importation, except to a user
who would qualify under the same condi-
tions as the original applicant;
(iv) no applications from distributors will be
considered; individual applications from
persons wishing to import such vehicles.
only will be eligible.
Applications for licences should state the horse
power, length and width of the motor vehicle pro-
posed to be imported as well as the make, and in,
the case of commercial vehicles (trucks, et2.,) the
weight unloaded and carrying capacity (tons) as
well.
Applications should be submitted to this office,
by 29th February, 1956.

WILLIAM G. DONELAN,
Competent Authority.

Control Office,
15th February, 193,6.



Union of International Associations
Essay Prize.

rTHE Union of International Associations has
Announced that in 1957 it will award a'Henri
la Fontaine Prize' of $1,000 to the auti-or of the
best treatise on international non-govc: mental
co-operation.
The rules circularised by the Union of Inter-
nationa; Associations state that :
'The treatise should preferably deal with
the work of International non-governmental
co-operation in general, aiming at b: inging out
its special value, its fundamental aspects and
the results obtained.
'It may however be limited to one sector of
international co-operation, e.g., the field of
medicine, youth, commerce, etc., or to a parti-
cular problem, such as co-operation between
intergovernmental bodies and international
non-governmental organizations, the question













GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.-(No. 8.) 41


of structure, the internal systems of organisa-
tion and working methods of international
non-governmental associations etc.
The competition is open to all, regardless
of nationality; the work must be writren in
French or English, about 60, 000 words in
length, and must not have been previously
published.
'Ti;e typewritten copies of the entry must
reach the headquarters of the Union of Inter-
national Associations before 314t Marcnh, 1957'.
Further details can be obtained from the Union
of International Associations, Palais d'Egmont,
Brussels, Belgium.
2. The Union of International Associations is a
non-governmental organisation which has consulta-
tive status with UNESCO and ECOSOC.

Government Office,
Grenada,
10th February, 1956.
M.P. 2846.


INCOME TAX NOTICE.


THE Income Tax Ordinance states


that-


It shall be the duty of every person
chargeable with tax to give notice to the
Commissioner within 3 months after the
commencement of any year of assessment
(that is 1st January of any year) that he is so
chargeable".
2. Notices of Return have been sent out by the
Income Tax Department, but it is the duty of tax-
payers to ensure that they get such a form and
make a return as required by law. (Forms are
obtainable from the District Revenue Offices).
3. Failure to submit such a return within the
prescribed time renders the taxpayer liable to a
penalty not exceeding 100% of the tax payable.
4. The above also applies to Government
Officers.
D. M. B. CROMWELL,
Comptroller of Income Tax.
4th February, 1956.


DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES.

TREASURY.


TREASURY.

IT is hereby notified for general information that,
during the month of January, 1956, the follow-
ing persons have been granted Auctioneers'
Licences under Ordinanice No. 12 cf 1951 :-
Mr. A. Norris Hughes, St. George's
Mr. Joseph A. Pitt, St. George's.

G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretari.
The Treasury & Customs,
Grenada,
4th February, 1956.


CUSTOMS.

SHE undermentioned goods, which were forfeited
for a breach of the Customs Ordinance will
be sold at Burns Point Spirit Warnhouse on
Thursday. 23rd February, 1956, at 2 p.m.:-
14 cartons Mt Gay Eclipse Rum
containing 27T gals.

G. E. 0. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.
Treasury & Customs Dept.,
3rd February, 1956.


NOTICE.

Tenders for the Supply of Fresh Milk.

E \LED Tenders are invited for the supply of
fresh milk to Government institutions in St.
George's during the period 1st April to 31st
December, 1956.
Tenders should be submitted to the Chairman,
Tenders Board, by 4.00 p.m. Wednesday 29th
March, 1956, marked "Tenders for the supply of
fresh milk."
Details of the conditions of the contract will be
supplied on application to the enior Medical
Officer.
Government does not bind itself to accept the
lowest or any tender.
Government Office,
Grenada,
14th January, 1956.

General Certificate of Education.


Towns Administration Ordinance Cap. 225. HIS examination will be held in June of this
IT year.


TOTICE 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 purposes of receiving the rates
mentioned in the Assessment Lists.
G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.

The Treasury,
30th January, 1956.


The entry fee for a subject at Ordinary level will
be ten shillings and for a subject at Advanced
Level One Pound. Besides the above, a local fee
of Four Dollars must he paid into the Treasury
and forwarded with the application for entry.
Candidates taking a Science subject requiring a
practical examination must pay an additional Four
Dollars for each subject.
The closing date for entries to be received for
the June examination is 31st January, 1956.

H. f. PILGRIM,
Local Secretary.
4th January, 1956.













48 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.-(No. 8.) '


NOTICE.

T ENDERS are invited for the extension of the
existing concrete dam at Dougaldston, St.
John's.
The work comprises the excava; ion to a suitable
foundation level and width, t:'e temporary support
of sides of excavation a:id the building of an exten-
sion to the concrete dam and appurtenant works.
Forms of tender, plans, conditions of contract
and specifications can be obtained from the under-
signed at the Public Works Department on pay-
ment of a -eposit of $I]), repayable on the receipt
of a bonia fide tender and on the return of the plans
and documents.
Completed forms of tender should be enclosed in
sealed envelopes, endorsed DOUGALDSTON
DAM andl delivered so as to reach the Chairman
of the Tenders Board not later than mid-day on
Monday: 27/h February, 1956.

R.G. RAE,
Superinten.dant of P'Ablic Works.

Public Works Department,
St. George's,
Grenada.
'14th Feb`uOary, 1956.



NOTICE.

APPLI ATIONS are invited for the post of
Commissioner for Agriculture, Dominica,
-WVindward Islands. Particulars of the post are
as follows:-
.Appointment: The appointment will be for a
period of three years, termunable by three months
notice on either side. The post is not pensionable
Pension, contribution.will hba paid in the event of
secondmeut.
Salary: The salary is at the rate of $7,200
(1,500) per annum.
A lowandes: Transport and subsistence allow-
ances are payable in accordance with local
regulations in respect of approved travel on duty.
At present a basic allowance at the rate of $300
per annum is paid in respect of a motor car plus
.a mileage allowance of 12 cents per mile.
Quarters: Free quarters are- not provided.
Should Government quarters become-available at
any time rental would be charged at the rate of
10% of salary or 5% of' the assessed value of the,
quarters, whichever is less. Suitable accommoda-
tion can be obtained at rental o! about 15% of
officer's salary.
Passages: Free passages to Dominica will-
be provided on first appointment tor the officer,:
'his wife and children, not exceeding five persons
'in all. Children to be under 18 years of age,
-unmarried and dependent on the officer.
Duties: The officer will be responsible for the'
Administration of the Agricultural Department and
for the planning and execution of the agricultural
development pro-ramme as well as the general,
supervision of all aspects of the Department's;
work,. He will be required to perform the'
statutory functions now vested in the Agricultural;


Superintendent, including membership o! the Board
of Management of the Banana Association and of
the Leaf Spot Control Board.
Leave: At the end of his term of service the
officer will be eligible for vacation leave at the
rate of one week for each completed period of 3
months service.
General: The officer will be liable to all
taxation imposed by local enactments. He will
also be subject to Colonial Regulations and to-
General Orders and subsidiary legislation in force
for the time being.
Applications giving fu!l particulars of applicants,
experience and qualifications, and accompanied by
two testimonials, which would not be returned,
should be addressed to the Chief Secretary, Wind-
ward Islands, Grenada, and should reach him not
later than the 31st March, 1956.



NOTICE.

PPLICATIONS are invited to fill a post
of Statistician on the staff of the Central
Secretariat of the Caribbean Commiss.on, Port
af Spain, Trinidad. Men and women are equally
eligible for the post.
Qualifications: Candidates should be Uni-
verisity graduates holding an advanced degree in
Economics and Statistics or be able to provide
evidence of advanced graduate work in an academic
institution of good standing. In add'tioh' they
should have advanced practical experience in
the particular fields indicated, in a spccialised
Government Department, International Agency
or private enterprise,
Applicants should:
(1) have a working knowledge of the languages
of the Caribbean Commission (Enmlish. and
French) with complete fluency in at least
one of them, and
(2) be familiar with modern and standard systems
in use in the co-ordination of international
statistics.
Job Description: To collect, collate, analyse
and otherwise prepare for publication and dis-
semination Caribbean social and economic statistics
and to carry out such other specific studies and
projects in the field of statistics and related
economic problems as may be assigned to the
successful candidate from time to time. To
supervise nnd direct a Statistical department.
The salary of this po0t is-U.S. $3,600 per
annum by increments of L'.S. $240 on the basis
of satisfactory work to a maximum of U.S. $6,000
per annum. Salary is expressed in U.S. dollars
but will be payable in the currency of the country
in which the employee is stationed. Entrance at
a higher point in the salary scale will depend on
the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
Preference will be given to applicants who,
being able to carry out the duties of the job
described above, posse,s practical experience in
the field of economic research.
Applications should, re,-t.h the office of tile
Secretary General of' the Caribbean Commission
not later than March 31, 1956, and should indicate
whether the applicant, if appointed, will be able













GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.-(No. 8)


to assume duty at short notice; they should be
accompanied by a curriculum vitae, references
testimonials and one photograph.
Further particulars may be obtained, if required,
from:
The Secretary General,
Caribbean Commission,
Kent House,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, B.W.I.
to whom all communications should be addressed.
M.P. 1081/1.


GOVERNMENT NOTICE.

Surplus Portable Electricity Generating
Set, Barbados.

TENDERS are invited for the purchase of one
Portab:e Electricity Generating Set with an
output of 23 K.V.A. at 0.8 power factor at 1000
R.P.M., rating 230 Volts, 100 Amps, 50 cycles,
single phase A.C. and coupled to 4 cycle Lister
Diesel Engine turning at C00O R.P.M. This unit,
including a cooling system, is mounted on a sub-
frame, and can be inspected at the workshops of
the Department of Highways and Transport,
Barbados.
Tenders addressed to the Ministry of Communica-
tions, Works and Housing, Public Buildings, Bar-
bados, will be received not later than 4 p.m. on the
6th March 1956.

COURT NOTICES.

In the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands, Grenada.

Suit No. 127 of 1954.
Between


GRENADA BUILDING AND
LOAN ASSOCIATION f
and
CECIL WESTBY JOHN CROCKER,
MARION REID JAMIESON,


Plaintiff.


RALPH DENNIS, HANKEYS
LTD., EVERYBODY'S STORES Defendants.
LTD., and JONAS BROWN &
HUBBARD LTD. /
THERE will be offered for sale at this Office on
Friday, thr 2?nd day of March, 1956, at
12.OG o'clock noon by Order made 27th. January,
1956, ALL THOSE two lots of land known as
Petit Calivigny Estate with the buildings thereof,
the property of the Defendant Cecil Westby John
Crocker situate in the parish of Saint George and
island of Grenada containing together 162 acres
3 roods and 30 poles, and bounded as described in
the Mortgage in the Statement of Claim herein
mentioned.
The sale is subject to the usual conditions, a
copy of which may be seen at this Office and to
the reserved price of [6103. 0. 0.

LAURITSTON F. WILSON,
Actiing Deputy-Registrar.
Registrar's Office.
7th February, 1956.


Suit No. 65 of 1954.
Between
MURIEL PHILLIP,


Pi ,.,? '


LOTIMus JOSEPH


PURSUANT to an Order made herein on
27th January, 1956, there will be offered for
sale at this Office on Friday, the 2nd day of March,
1966, at 12.00 o'clock noon, all the right title and
interest of the above named Defendant of and in
one undivided eighth part or share of and in ALL
THAT lot of land situate in the parish of Saint
David and island of Grenada, containing about
6 acres and 2 roods and bounded on one side by
the Public Road on another side by a road leading
from the said Public Road to Bardia Estate, and
on the remaining two sides by the said Bardia
Estate.
The said interest of the Defendant is believed
and taken to be an estate in fee simple.
The said interest is sold free from all judgments
against the Defendant so far as they are known
and subject to the usual conditions of sale, a copy
of which may be seen at this Office and to the re-
served price of $192.00.

LAURISTON F. WILSON,
Acting Deputy-Registrar.
Registrar's Office
7th February, 1956.


NOTICE.

Government Technical Institute,
British Guiana.

Vacancy for Deputy Principal.

APPLICATIONS are invited from suitably
Qualified persons for appointment as Deputy
Principal, Government Technical Institute.
2. The post is pensionable and carries a fixed
salary at the rate of $6,000 per annum. Govern-
ment quarters are provided at a rental of 10 per
centum of salary to a maximum of $50 a month.
3. Applicants should preferably be over 30 and
under 40 years of age, and should hold a degree in
Engineering and/or Membership of a Professional
Institution, together with good industrial and
teaching experience of at least five years so as to
be able to undertake lectures at all levels up to
the Higher National Certificate and Electrical
cr Mechanical Engineering Examinations of the
Professional Institutions. Consideration will be
given to applicants who hold the City and Guilds
Full Technological Certificate or Higher National
Certificate, if these are supported by extensive
teaching experience.
4. Appointment may be either on a permanent
and pensionable basis subject, if the candidate is
not already in the Public Service, to his being
passed medically fit and to his serving a pro-
bationary period of two years, or on a three-year
contract, renewable by mutual consent on such
terms as may be agreed upon between Government
and himself. A contract officer will be entitled
to a gratuity at the rate of 22o% of his salary for
each completed pericd of three month's satisfactory
resident service, either at six-m monthly interval













50 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.-(No. 8.)

during the period of contract, or on conclusion of officer) not exceeding five l;ersons in all. provided
the leave earned under the contract. In the latter they either accompany him or join him within
cae, Jlave earned will be counted for gratuity. 12 months of his o-ipar; are for Britiih Guiana.
Person over 40 years of age will normally be An officer on ent.ract! will -, eliiible, for a ss!ages
apcointei on contract. on a similar basis to hi- plaic" o recruitment (.n
5. The person selected will be subject to Colonial the s.tisfactory- comiplei :n o(f hii con.: ct. A
Regulations and to local General Orders and p!ensionahbe officer will be e llgible for as iP :ol leave
instructions issued from to time time in so far as passages for himself aol his wif, in ,cc'.rdance
they are applicable. with the Publlic Officers Leave (Pass:-ges) I-egu-
C Tr ..... .... el l .. .. .. .4. r, A, .... 1,, nations, 1952.


U. .L-rave s glran e a LlaUL b Ul a u u ayS or
each month of resident service subject to a
maximum of six months. A pensionable officer
is required to serve a minimum tour of two years'
resident service before proceeding on leave. An
officer recruited on contract will be eligible for
leave on the termination of the contract.
7. If selected frem overseas, the officer will be
provided with passages to British Guiana for
himself, his wife and children (provided they are
under 18 years, unmarried, and dependent on the


8. Applications stating name in full, date and
year of birth, qualifications (should be sent) and
details of practical experience and accompanied by
copies of at least two recent testimonials should
be addressed to the Chief Establishment Officer,
Public Buildings, (;eorgetown, British ,;uiana,
and should reach him not later than 24th March,
1956. Applicants already in the Public Service
should submit their applications through the
normal channels.


NOTICE.


Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.


Effective from 21st November, 1955,
Current Advances for Nutmegs and Mace are as follows:


(RAU ES


Green Nutmegs


Dry do.

Cracked Grinders

Dried Whole Mace

Dried Broken Mace


Advance-


15 Cents

25 do.

10 do.

90 do.

50 do.


Mace Pickings


S 25 do.


Producers are hereby informed that after the 30th November, 1955, the rates of Advances will no,
longer be published in the Press but will be posted up at all Receiving Stations. The rates will also be
posted up on the doors of all Police Stations and published in the Gazette as required by law.
F. C. HUGHES,
SDcrertary
Date fixed: 30th January, 1956.













GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 18, 1956.-(No. 8). 51

LABOUR DEPARTMENT,
GRRNADA,
31st January, 1956.
THBE following memorandum on the subject of Cost-of-Living Index Figures, in so far as the working
Class families are concerned, is published for general information.
JOHN R. DABREO,
Acting Iaboir Commissioner.
COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1956.


The Cost-of-Living Index for all items at the
following table shows the Cost-of-Living Index Figures
the basic year (August, 1939) taken as 100:-


end of .Lanuary, 1956. was 290, and the
at the end of each month as compared with


Feb. I March April






174 175 172

167 167 172

181 181 18,

182 182 182

190 195 195

210 210 212

206 206 205

220 220 220

216 217 220

271 272 272

289 289 290

290 290 290

292 292 292

.., ...


May


196
212

205

220

232

272

291

290

291

i..


June




...

171

177

183

182

199

2,

20,5

220

2353


July

('


Aug. Sep.


100 ...


171 172

178 179

180 180

184 18d4

199 204

203 209

204 204

220 2'20


Jan.






173

168

180

184

190

210

206

220

216

264

289

290

291

290


17:i

179

179

134

208



204

L14


Year


1939

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951


Oct. Nov. Dec.




... 173 173

167 169 169

179 179 179

180 180 181

188 190 190

204 206 206

06G 206 206


"214" 230



262 i 263


Statistics for January, 1956.


All items
Food only


... 190%
... 204%


Food: The average level of retail prices of those articles taken into account in the food group
was 3-5 point higher than at 31st December, 1955. and 204% higher than at 1939. Tnis increase was
due to an increase in the retail price of Ground Provisions and a decrease in the retail price of Salt
Meat.
Rent: There has been no change recorded in the general level of the working-c'n-s ren s.
Fuel and Cleaning: There was a decrease in the retail price of Kerosene. This resulted in a
decrease of 5-2 points on the figure for Decemb :r, 1955, and an increase of 160% on the figure for 1939.
Clothing: Information collected from rotailoes indicated that at 31st January, 1956, the
average level of retail prices of clothing of t.e kinds generally bought by the working-Llna families
was 3 points lower than at 31st December, 1955, and 185% higher than at 1939. This decrease was
due to decreases in the retail prices of Zephyr a-:d Khaki Drill.
All Others : There were decreases in the retail prices of Saucepans, and Plies, a-d increases in
the prices of Frying Pans and Agricultural Forks. This resulted in an increase of 3 points cn the
figure for 31st December, 1955, and 99% on the 1939 prices.
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 31st January, 1956, was 2 points higher than at 31st December, 1955, and
190% higher than at 1939.
URENADA.

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT POINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
ST. GEORGE'S.
1953


277

284

291

291
291


1952

1953

1954

1955

1956


2i2 287

291 291

291 291

291 291

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