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GRENADA.


Government Gazette.


Su biish) bt6 Intb orit,,


93


VOL. 74.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 1956. [No. 17.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

OFFICIAL ATTESTORS.
No. 64.
fT HE following OFFICIAL ATTESTORS should
be added to the list published in the issue of
the Gazette of 10th March, 1956:--
JEROME PENNY, Esq.,-St. Andrew's.
NEVILLE SYLVESTER, Esq.,-St. M-ark's.
CYRIL OTWAY, Esq.,-St. Mark's.
21st March, 1956.
M.P. 258 11.

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.
No. 65.
]R. D. M. B. CROMWELL, Comptroller of Income
Tax, should be added to the List of
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE published in the
issue of the Gazette of 10th March, 1956.
21st March, 1956.
M.L. 26S 2.

CORRECTION.
No. 66.
iW TH reference to Notice No. 61 in the
S issue of the Gazelte of 17th March, 1956,
Mr. C. G. FERGUSON represents the Grenada
Labour Party ( ;eneral Workers' Union) and not
the b (renada Workers' Union, on the Labour
Advisory Board.
By Command,

GEO. F. HOSTEN,
Acting Government Secretary.

Government Office.
2:ird March, 1956.
M.P. 244 II.


GOVERNMENT NOTICE.

Introduction of Ministerial System.

fTIHE public is hereby notified that responsibilities
Sunder the Ministerial System have been allo-
cated as follows:-
Ministry of Trade and Production.
Agriculture and Veterinary Services
Commerce and Industry
Fisheries and Forest
Meteorology
Minerals
Supply Office
Research (other than Social Science Research)
Tourist Development
(Membership cf Regional Economic Com-
mittee).
Ministry of Communications and Works.
Civil Aviation
Housing
Post, Office
Public Utility-Telephones, Electricity, Water
Roads
Shipping and Harbour
Telecommunications.
Ministry of Social Services.
Education
Library
Local Government
Prisons
Probation
Public Health
Social Welfare
Vital Statistics
Public Assistance.
All correspondence on any of the abovementioned
subjects should be addressed to the Principal
Assistant Secretary of the Ministry concerned.
Correspondence on any subject not mentioned
above should continue to be addressed to the
Administrator.
15th March, 1956.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 24, 1956.-(No. 17).


NOTICE.

The Institute of Rural Life at Home and
Over eas.

THE fo liwvvin information re.'.arding the allove
named Institute is plblished for lhe infornia-
tion of Government Otlicers who will 1), s'p,'nding
their leave in the U.K. dlrilng the dates (of the
Courses and sneh voluntary associations as may
be inteieted :-
The Institute of Rli'l Life .t Home and
Overseas which came int,) existence in 1949
as a result of a Conference organised by tih
Church Missionary Society in 1945 to consider
the fundamental problems of rural lifo at
home and abroad will be holding a course
of rural studies at Writtle from the 2nd
to 15th September under the direction of
James Gillespie, Head of the Department, of
Agriculture Science, Essex Institute of
Agriculture. The lectures will cover:-
Tropical Soils
The Use of Hand Tools
How to grow:-Tropical Field Crops
Tropical Fodder Crops
Tropical Tree Crops
Tropical Fruit & Vegetables
Temperate Vegetables
'I tropical Foils and Soil Conservation
Tropical Animal Husbandry
The Handling of Milk
Food and its Relation to Health and
Nutrition
Infestation and Storage Problems in the
Trcpics
)Domestic and Community Hygiene
Water Supplies-Impurities, Protection of,
Disease
Bees
Poultry Husbandry
Simple Building Work
Mass Education
Teaciiing Techniques and Visual Aids.
The programme also includes demonstrations
and tours related to the subjects in the Course.
2. In January and April, 1957, the Institute
hopes to hold mid-week conferences on Rural Life
at Home and Overseas and in September a two
weeks course of liural Studies.
3. The overall cost of the Conference is
.4. 12s. 6d. including registration fee of 7/6d.
Government Office
12th March. 1956.
M.P. 2893.

NOTICE.
Cutting of Power.

ON Sunday morning 25th March, Power and
Light will be cut at 8.30 a.m. This is in
order to connect in the new switchboard and new
High tension System at the Burns Point Power
Plant.
Power will be restored at the earliest opportunity,
as due to the nature of this work, no specified time
can be given.
(Sgd.) H. W. D. SCOTT,
Chief Engineer.
March 21st, 1956.


OFFICIAL


COMMUNIQUE.


FPHE Central Agricultural Rehabilitation Com-
1. mittee has decided that, for Administrative
c ,nvenience, Agricult'lral Area IX (St. David's) he
divided into Aren, [XA St. David's North, a!,d
Are;u IXl, St. David's South. It is proposed
that the l)oundary between the Areas be the La
Saoesse River and that the existing Co!mittee for
Area IX, St. David's. should carry on in respect of
Area IXA, St. tDavid'. Nort1h.
The following per-cns have been appointed to
serve on Area IX1, St. David's South.


Chairman, (Representir
the G.A.U.)

Representing the
C.B.C.S.


Representing the
G.C.N.A.


... Mr. David Lang
Malnalay, St. Paul's.

... Mr. Walter McLeod
Morne Delice, St.
Paul's P.O.

... Vacant.


Representing Peasants ... Mr. Daniel Brizan


Agricultural Officers


Ashenden.
Mr. Joseph Telestord,
Westerhall.
Mr. Naaman Lewis,
Perdmontemps.
..E.r. E. Barrot.
Mr. James Leid.


2. Mr. David Lang has been selected Delegate
to the Central Agricultural Rehabilitation Com-
mittee.
3. The Headquarters office of Area IXB, is at
the Presbytery. St. David's, and Mr. Cyril i lypolite
has been appointed Secretary.

Middleton House,
St. Gecrge's,
19th March, 1956.
M.P. E/i1.


OFFICIAL COMMUNIQUE.

Grants and Loans for Soil Conservation
Measures.


THE Secretary of State has approved an initial
grant of $50,000 for approved soil conserva-
tion projects in addition to the loan already made
for Agricultural Rehabilitation.
2. It is proposed to make grants to farmers for
this purpose on a dollar for dollar basis. That is
to say, half of the cost of any project may be met
by approved loan scheme and the remaining half
by a grant from the S,50,000 now available or such
sums as may later be provided to supplement it.
3. The Administration of the Scheme for Soil
Conservation grants will be operated by the Central
Agricultural Rehabilitation Committee.

Middleton House,
St. George's,
17th March, 1956.













GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 24, 1956.-(No. 17.)


DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES.

TREASURY.
Towns Administration Ordinance Cap. 225.

N OTICE is hereby oi-ven that A-sessmi'ent Lists
i n respect if i ho 'iTwn of S;. Ge'orge may be
s-en at the Treasury, and in respect of the other
Towns at the respective District Revenue Offices,
from tile 1st day of Febru'ry, to tha 30th day of
-\pril next, and that attendance \will be given at
such offices for the purposes of receiving tho rates
mentioned in the assessmentit Lists.
G. E. C. STANFORD,
F'iiancial Secretary.
The Treasury,
30th January, 1956.


The Taxes Management
Ordinance.

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


St. George' ...
St. David's ...
St. Andrew's ...
St. Patrick's ...
st. Mark's ...
St. John s ...
Carriacou ...



'The Treasury,
14th March, 19


Tuesday 17th Apiril, 1956.
Mondail, 23rd .
Thursday, 12th i.
IW'ednesdaiy, 25th ,, ,,
Thursday, 261h
31Iondam, 23rd ,,
Monday, J1lt ,, l

G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.


IT is hereby notified for general information tha:
during the month of February, 1956, an
Auctioneer's Licence was issued to F. J. Archibald,
of St. George's, under Ordinance No. 12 of 1951.

G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.
The Treasury & Customs,
5th March, 1956.


NOTICE.

L HE following have been seized for breach of the
SCustoms Ordinance.
At the Port of St. George.
(a) One Oft two bow open row boat.
(b) One 12ft open row boat.
(c) One 12ft 6ins open row boat.
(d) 135 cakes Lux Toilet Soap.
(c) 1 Carton Commander" Cigarettes.
At the Port of Grenville
(a) Four open row boats.

G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.


Treasury & Customs Dept.,
23rd February, 1956.


NOTICE.

Government Savings Bank.

THE attention of the public is drawn to rule 17A
of tbhe savingss Bank Rules as added to the
havingg Blank principal Rules No. 33 of 1936 by
S.R. & 0. iNo. (i of 1951.
The rule reads as hereunder
Rule 17A. The purpose of the savings Bank
is to provide a roeay means for the deposit;
of savings and so to encourage thrift. The
Bank is not intended to be used for the
pi pose of keeping a current account, and
the Treasurer may close an account should
hie have reason to believe that the depositor
lias used the Savings Bank for a purpose for
wh ich it wits not intended."
This rule will be enforced as the occasion arises.
G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.
17th March, 1956.

NOTICE.

Internment ot Paupers.

SEALED Tenders will be received for burial of
Spaupers 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, 30th
March, 1956.
Forms of tender may be obtained on application
at the Government Office.
Government does not bind itself to accept the
lowest tender.
By Command.
GEO. F. HOSTEN,
Acting Government Secretary.
Government Office,
8th March, 1956.
M.P. 85/2/56.

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, 15!6.
Tenders should be submitted to the Chairman,
Tenders Board, by 4.00 p.m. Wednesday 29th
AMarch, 1956, marked "Tenders for the supply of
liesh milk."
Details of the conditions of the contract will be
supplied on application to the Senior Medical
Officer.
Government does not bind itself to acept the
lowest or any tender.


Government Office,
14th January, 19 3.














GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 24, 1956.-INo. 17.)


NOTICE.

A LL interested own,.rs of trucks are invited to
register on thi panel of :ruckage contractors
for P. W. D. work. .!1 su':- persons must be the
owner of one or mn re serviceable vehicles capable
of safely transporting a full liad of 20 barrels of
gravel rci sand.
All such persons h'o'ld itate whether they are
preparecl to work on an island wide basis or a
paris; only basi~.
Owner should state the type and number of
vehicles, where they are c. 1,1 ,i- garaged, whether
they are prepared to hire their vehicles at the
standard rate of 48 cents per mile, and whether
they would b! prepared to tender competitively
for hire by (the fortnight they are not asked to
submit tenders at this stagee.

R. G. RE.
Superintendent of Public Works,
Chairman, Central Road Authority.

Public Works Department,
St. George's,
Grenada, B. W. I.



NOTICE.

NOTICE is hereby given that a general meeting
of the Grenada Cooperative Society will be
held on Tuesday the seventeenth of April, 1956,
for the election of six members to serve on the
Committee of Management for the ensuing twelve
months.
A copy of the register of members is on display
'at the Office of the Society in Lucas Street for
the information of members.


W. A. KNIGHT,
Secretary.


15th March, 1956.


UNDER THE BOUNDARIES SETTLEMENT ORDINANCE.


TN pursuance of Section 21 (2) of the above Ordi-
nance, I hereby give notice that a copy of a
diagram and a report of Mr. RAYMOND D. MILLET,
Licensed Land Surveyor, of a survey made at the
request of Mr. Kitchener A. Noel with respect to
the settlement of the boundary lines between
lands of Messrs. Joseph Nurse, Alvan John and
K.. Noel situate at Main Street, Sauteurs, St.
Patrick's, has been lodged by the Director of
Surveys in the office of the Registrar of the
Supreme Court.

GORDON RENWICK,
Iegistiar, Supreme Court.
Registrar's Oflice,
St. George's,
Grenada, B.W.I
14th March, 1956.


UNDER THE BOUNDARIES SETTLEMENT ORDINANCE.


N pursuance of Section 21 (2) of the hbove Ordi-
nance, I hereby give notice that a'. apy of the
iriagraim and a report of AMr. RAYMoNi) MILLET,
Licensed Land Survryor, of a survey ini ae at the
r'eqiust of -Ir. Johnie St. Louis of an eight foot
allowed road throuigli his estate situate at La
Fortune, St. Patrn 's, has been Icd-t d by the
Directors tof Surv.y?' i; the (O)ice of the Reistrar
of ile Suprcn 'm Court.

GORDON RENWICK,
liegist.'ar, Supreme Court.

Registrar's Office,
St. George's,
Grenada, B.W.I
20th March. 1956.


NOTICE.


APPLICATIONS are invited for appointment to,
the post of Senior Draughtsman, Windward
Islands, particulars of which are as follows:-
Appointment: The post is non-pensionable,
and appointment thereto will be on a temporary
contractual basis for a period of 2 years in the
first instance. The officer will be subject to the
Colonial regulations and the local General Orders.
for the time being in force, so far as they are-
applicable. The Officer will be a member of the
staff of the Executive Architect, Windward Islands,.
and will be stationed in St. Lucia.
Salary : The salary will he at the rate of $3,360
(700) per annum in the scale $3,360 x $120-$3,600
(700 x 25-750) per annum.
Qualifications: Applicants should have had;
at least 5 years experience of work usually under-
taken by an Architect's Office and be thoroughly
conversant with the preparation of working.
drawings and specifications.
Quarters: Quarters are not provided.
Passages: Free passages to St. Lucia will be-
provided for the officer. his wife and children, not
exceeding 5 persons in all; children ct be under 18.
years of age, unmarried, and dependent on the
officer. Free return passages will also be provided
on the satisfactory termination of the period of
engagement.
Leave : Vacation leave on full salary will be
granted at the rate of one week for e-icl completed
period ,f 12 months service. Such leave to be
taken on the satisfactory termination of the officer's.
contract.
Medical attention : Free medical attention and
medicines are not provided.
Taxation : All Government Officers are liable.
to taxation iimp'sed by l cal legislation.
Applications, giving full particulars of applicants'
qualifications and experience, and accompanied by
two testimonials, which will not be returned,.
should be addressed to the Chief Secretary, Wind-
ward Islands, at Grenada, and should reach him-
not later than the 0blh April, 1956.












GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 24, 1956.-(No. 17). 97


NOTICE.

PRISONS DEPARTMENT.

Vacancy for an Assistant Superin-
tendent of Prisons.


APPLICATIONS are invited from suitably
Qualified persons for appointments to a vacant
post of Assis aut Superintendent of Prisons in the
Prisons Department. Tne post is on the perma-
nent anil pensionable establishment of the Colony
and is on the salary scale A 9: $3,120 x S144-
":3,984 x `144-S4,560. Free quarters are provided.
or a house allowance is paid in lieu thereof.
2. The duties of the post are as follows :-
(i) to be in charge of the administration of a
Pri-on and of the training of subordinate
officers;
(ii) checking warrants of commit nent. their
daily entry in the registers and the accuracy
of entries recording the dates of discharge
of prisoners ;
(iii) inspecting daily every part of the Prison at
which be may 1he stationed and, as freo
quently as possible gangs working out doors ;
(iv) investigating complaints, requ sts of pris.n-
ers and charges against them ; and dealing
with the cllrges in accordance wibh the
rules and regulations governing the Prisons
of the Colony
(v) interviewing alt prisoners on admission and
on discharge ;
(vi) ppyieg night visits to the Prison at which
he 'iry be .stationed to ensure proper
-admifiistration ;
(vii) observing strictly an3 carrying out -priEoni
Rules and Orders and instructions of the
.jiponleodent, anld eFur'ii6 compliance
thbrtwil.h by ull concern ; and


6. Vacation leave is earned at the rate of .five
days for each completed month cf residoit service
up to a maximum of six months, subject to the
completion of a minimum tour of service of two
years. The candidate selected will be eligible for
the grant of assisted leave passages in accordance
with the Public Officers Leave (Passages) Regula-
tions, No. 34 of 1952.
7. Applications stating name in full, date and
year of birth, qualifications, details of any previous
experience, and accompanied by copies of two
recent testimonials, should be addressed to the
Secretary, Public Service Commission. General
Post Office Building, Georgetown, British Guiana,
for delivery not latar than the h1th April, 1956.
Applications received ,1Aftr" this date will not be
considered.
8. Applicants already in the Public Service
must submit their applications through the normid
official channels.




NOTICE.

Nurses fqr Chacachacare Leprosarium-
Trinidad.


A PPLICATIONS are invited for Certified Gen-
1 e oral Nurses (with or without Midwifery) for
appointment as staff f Nzurs's at the Leprosarium.
Chacaclhacare, Hesith .'fikrtimnt, Trinidad, on
-agreme nt .for three yeis in the first instance.
tSlatryison tiheosclie s Al 'x 60-$1,200-120-$1,440
per annum, but commencing salaries above tite
minimum of thii seals may be paid according to
lualific4tions and experience, on te bqisa of one
increment Ir each completed year of ipp.roved
professional experience after qualifying.
0 C. OI h l l4d U- i 1AOt 1- T


(viii) such other duties as may be assigned to' kin a essiou e -VVu e .5-
1 "b0 pn o ron and 40 years.
Wim O y't'tb6.Superintendent of Prisons.


3. Candidates should- he under 35 years of age, of
.good physique and personality, and have ability to
command respect. Previous Prison, Police or
Military Service would be an asset but is not
essential. The educational qualifications shall be
a First Class Army Certificate of Education : or
the Cambridge School Certificate with credits in
at least four subjects of which one must he English
Language, or the General Certificate of Education
at Ordinary Level with passes in at least five sub-
jects of which one must he .English Language ; in
(ithpr case, three of the suljets must be obtained
at one examination, but the supplementary credits
or subjects need not he from the same examining
body e.g., a School Certificate with 3 crciits may
be supplemented by a G. E. C. Certificate at
Ordinary L:v'l. Experience of aigiculturo and
mixed farnini wculd be a advantage.
4. The coindit ins in parari: ']: 'h in respect of
thie age and e('.;i' C: ional (IquL' i L;tl io lr'( iremients
do not apply to applicants -lho are already in the
Service or arc in a Prison -eli\;t'e.
5. The successful candidate, if not already in
the service, ill be required to pass a medical
examination for admission thereto.


3. Amenities. Free quarters, free meals, free
uniforms and free lauhderiiig of uniforms aie' pro-'
vided, in addition to free transportation to and from
the mainland and seven days off duty per month
(3 days and 4 days on alternative fortnights).
Nurses may, with the approval of the Matron,.
receive such visitors as transportation may permit.
Leave. Vacation leave -30 days per annum


Sick leave


-21- ,,,,


Local leave 7 ,, ,,
4. Free passage to Trinidad and free return
passage to the place of recruitment will be provided
for tre officer only, on successful completion of
agreement.
5. Applications should be addressed to the
Director of Medical Services, Health Department,
5 Hirt Str'et, Por, of Spain, 'I rinidad, and should
reach him not later than the 15th April, 1956 In
view of the urgent need for Nurses at the l.cpro-
snLriuml, however, priority will ,oie g vel t: t'ose
applications received before the 31st Mlarch, 1956.

SOLOMON HOCHOY,
Acting Colonial Secretart.












8 (GOVE Ij .\lE-INT GAZET.TE, MARCH 24, :195.--i No. 17).


GRENADA.
in the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands.


Suit No. 74 of 1955.
Between
FABRA MUNRO


1FEDELITY JOSEPH


1'.', nII.


Defendant.


)IURSUANT to an Order made herein on
18th February, 1956, there will be offered for
saleat this Office on Friday, the 13th day of April,
1953, at 12 o'clock noon, all the right title and interest
of the above-named defendant of and in one undivi-
ded 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 ihe
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
REDUCED RESERVE PRICE OF $172.80.

GORDON RENWICK,
liegistrar, ,Supreme Court.
Registrar's Office,
St. George's,
Grenada, B.W.I.
March, 1956.


NOTICE.


Prices Control (Retail).


THE following amendments are hereby made to the Prices
No. 1lof 1156, Gazetted 2.^th January, i956: -
ARlEA'A
Ri. --Super:... .. 16c. per lb.
Fi. ,t Quality ---- ": "4c;: _:.lb -
.. 'Second Qiafit'". .... ]4 per lb.

S..: ..King Fish, Snapper (all kinds), Moon Ei
.' :.. *"-' Deep Sea Grouiper, and Barracouda
'~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ d da:'"-'"!.:.": "'t '


Control (Retail) Order,

'AREA B
16Vc. per lb.
:.,..5a Np r 1,
5c. pe.

sh,
.,. 28c
""i~ pa p


S;;'M.ade bythe Competent. authority this 16th day of`March,; 956.


NOTICE 1C.


SWILLIAMi G. DONELAN,
Competent Auil i/ 't.,
.


Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.


Effective from 21st November, 1955.
:-''r,,nt Advauces for Nutmegs and Mace are as follows:

S : lA 1)| | A., -,


Green Nutmegs

Dry dro.

Cracked Grinders

Dried Whole Mace

Dried Broken MAace

Mace Pickings


15 Centi

25 do.

10 do.

CO cv.

50 do.

25 do,


Producers are hereby informed that after the 2Cth November, 195-, the rates of Adlvancs ,vili no
longer be published in the Press but will be posted up at all Receiving Stations. The rates will also \b
posted up on the doors of all Police Stations and published in the Gazette as required by law.

F. C. HUGHES,
Date fixed: 5th March, 1956.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MARCH 24, 1956.-(No. 17). 99

LABOUR DEPARTMENT,
G it N ADA,
29th February, 1956.
''-I C fol.';:win, :.n,:'orn !r n ti vt ,'ih r, f Coi-of-!ivii: i fniex r- uies, in so far as the working
S cla's fa::iiirs r. ,-oice(rntd,. is plilisro-ed frr 2enel al iliforratior .
JOHN R. DABREO.
Acting Laihour Commissioner.
COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1956.


The Cost-of-liivini. Index fo. ,i1 ito,n< ar, the end of February, 1956. wa; 290, ari tilh


f-llowing t.hli owvr the Cosi-rf-Livino l :idc.-x FlcIures
the basic year Ai:',rt, 1 939:) tki, ) n s 100 :-


at the endi of each mnontlh as


co mp.i ed with


May .


1949



1944

i945


174 175

167 167

181 181


19;6 184 182

1947 190 10

1948 210 210

1949 06 206


1950

1951

1952

1953

1954


220

216

264

289

290


1955 291

1956 290


220

216

271

289

290

292


220

217

27-2

289


.. ...



172 169

172 176

182 !82

182 18-2
I r, iO


-'-', j

220

232

272

291


212

205

220

220

272

290


290 290 290

292 29S 291


Statistics for
All items ...
Food onlv ...


line .uly I A.\g.


... I ... 100
... ... 1.00



171 171 172

177 178 179

183 180 180

182 34 184

199 199 204

213 209 209

205 204 204

220 220 220

235 277 277

272 287 284

291 291 291

291 291 291

291 291 2 291




February, 1956.
... 190%
... 204%


(ct. Nov. ID-c.

.. I. .


173 173

167 169 169


173 179 179 170

179 180 ISO 181

184 188 190 190

209 204 206 206

203 LOG 206 236

204 213 213 220

21 1 215 216 *26

258 258 262 2:3

284 284 284 284

290 289 289 i 289

291 291 291 231

288 288 288 288

... .... .


Food: The average level of retail prices of those articles tiken into account in the food group
was tlle same a, at 3 1st January, 1956, and 201% higher than :t 1939.
Rent: iThere has been nro change recorded in the general level of the working-class rents.
Fuel and Cleaning: There was no change in the figure for this cnass during the period under
review. The increa-e of 1600 on the 1939 Lices shown in the figure for 31s .January, 19.6, retminei.i
unchanged.
Clothing: Information collected from retailers indicated that at 29th February, 1956, the
aver '"e ltvui of retail prices of olot.ihing of the kinds generally bounfht by the working-lkirrs families
was 2 points higher than at 31st ainuary, 1956, and 185% higher than at 1939. This increase w.i
due to :;n incie.ise in tie retail pri-e of Men's shoes.
All Others : There was no charge in the prices of the articles under this group. The increase of
0lL%, on tile 1939 prices shown in the figure for 21st January, 1956, remained unchanged.
All Items : it the average changes in the cost of all the foregoing items are coouinmed in accord-
an'l. wit, l.iheir relative importance in the 1939 working-clss family expenditure, the r-sultant general
avecag.i micriase at 29th February, 1956, was the samr as at 31st January, 1956, and 190%
hiilur t:in at, 1939.

UGRENADA.

I'11NTED iBY THE GOVEBRMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERtNMENT' PRINTING OFFICE,
ST. GEORGE'S.
1956


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