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Publication Date: January 19, 1957
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GRENADA.


Government Gazet-


S'bis A, JA ntbUri Y ,

VOL. 75.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1957. [No. 5.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

Justice of the Peace
No. 16.
THE following additions should be made to the'
list of Justices cf the I'ece published in the
Gazette of 12th January, 19!57.
St. Andrew's.
T. E. NOBLE SMI[TI
St. Mark's.
J. E. BUTLER, (Revenue Officer).
APPOINTMENTS.
Mr. CUTHIERT A. GI;iS., Revenue Officer, St.
John's, has been appointed a Justice of the Peace!
with effect from 11th January, 1957.
17th January, 1957.
M.P. 2.H.

No. 17.
R. J. H. V. REDHEAD, hIs been appointed
Supervisor of Elections for the 195' General
Elections, with effect from 1st January, 1957.
19th January, 1957.
M.P. 365.
ACTING APPOINTMENT.
No. 18.
TlHE Honourable R. O. WILLIAMS, J. P.,
SMinister for Social Services, has been
appointed to act as Minister for Trade and
Production in conjunction with his substantive,
duties vice the Honouralle E. M. GAIRY, F.R.S.A.,
with effect from 17th Jknuarv, 1957, during the
latter's absence from the Coloniy.
17th January, 1957.,
M.P. s1071 II.


No. 19.
fTHE following documents are circulated with, and
I form part of this Gazette:-
S. R. & 0. No. 1.-The Deeds and Land
Registry (Schedule Amendment) Order,
1957.
S. R. & 0. No. 2.-The Colony Hospital (Fees)
(Amendment) Rules, 1957.
By Command,
GEO. F. HOSTEN,
for Administrator.
Government Office,
19th January, 1957.



NOTICE.


T is notified for general information that, arising
out of the recommendations of the London
Conference in February 1956 on British Caribbean
Federation, the Commission on Trade and Tariffs
under the Chairmanship of Sir William Dawson
Croft, K.C.B., arrived in Barbados on the 3rd
November, 1956, and immediately commenced its
deliberations. Their terms of reference are :-
to examine and report to the Federal
Government on the economic, fiscal and
other technical problems involved in the
establishment of a Customs Union for the
Federal area, bearing in mind the possible
accession of British Guiana and British
Honduras, and to work out a scheme for
a Customs Union, to be implemented, if
necessary, by stages.'


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JANUARY 19, 1957.-(No: 5.)


At a Conferencee of Liaison Officers to the Com-
mission appointed by the Unit Governments to
represent their respective territories, held at Hast-
ings House on November 12th, a draft itinerary
was agreed for the visit of the Commission to the
various territories of the area. The Commission
propose to visit Grenada as from 2nd to Sth
January, 1957, in order to obtain first hand know-
ledge of local conditions, to hold preliminary dis-
cussions with interested parties and to stimulate
general interest in the subject of a Customs Union,
including internal free trade.
Immediately on arrival in each territory the
Commission will take such steps as are necessary
to approach interested parties whom they would
wish to see in order to initiate discussions in the
matter. Their desire is that as far as possible
material bearing upon the subject should be avail.
able for the consideration not later than '28th
_Febirary 1957. Any interested party of organisa-
tion who may wish to make written representation
to them are requested to send memoranda to the
Secretary to the Commission at Hastings House,
Barbados, by that date.




DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES.

CUSTOMS.

THE following have been forfeited for a breach
of the Customs Ordinance on 27th November,
1956:-
Six (6) bottles Quinquina Wine.

G. E. C. STANFORD,
Financial Secretary.

Treasury & Customs Dept.,
St. George's,
24th December, 1956.


EDUCATION.

General Certificate Of Education.


fjIHIS Examination will be held in June of this
1 year.
The entry fee for a subject at Ordinary Level
will be 10/- and for a subject at Advanced Level 1.
Besides the above, a local fee of Four Dollars
($4.00) must be paid into the Treasury and for-
warded with the application for entry.
Candidates taking a Science subject requiring a
practical examination must pay an additional Four
Dollars ($4.00) for each such subject.
The closing date for entries to be received for
theJune Examination is 31st January, 195.'.

H, H. PILGRIM,
Local Secrita1ry.
3rd. January, 1957.


EDUCATION NOTICE.

Cambridge Local Examinations.


Examination Fees 1957.


T HE Syndicate announce that recent increases
in costs have mado necessary an increase in
the University fees for the overseas examinations,
as shown below. The new rates will apply to the
1957 examinations.
The revised fees, with the 1956 fees for com-
parison, are:

SCHOOL CERTIFICATE


1956


1957


L s. d. C s. d.


Full Certificate 2. 17. 6.
Partial Entries
(3 subjects or less) 1. 10. 0.


3. 7. 6.


No change


HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE

1956

School Candidates (full entry) 4. Other entries
1 for the first unit and 10s. for each subsequent
unit.
1957.

The University fee, for school candidates and
cther candidates, will be calculated as follows :-
Entry feitpayable by all candidates 15s.
For each Principal Subject 1.
For each Subsidiary Subject 10s.
For the General Paper 10s.

H. H. PILGRIM,
Local Secretary.




POLICE TRAFFIC NOTICE.


N order to allow the Public Works Department
to carry out repairs to the Morne Docteur
bridge, the road between Morne Docteur and
Gonyave will be closed to vehiclar traffic between
0800 hours on the 25th January, 1957 to 2000
hours on the 29th January, 1957, in accordance
with section 79 of the Motor Vehicle and Road
Traffic Ordinance 1938.
Persons wishing to travel from St. George's
to Gouyave will have to proceed via Grenville,
Sauteurs on to Gouyave.

J. H. HOLLEY,
Chief of Police.
Police Headquarters,
Grenada,
11th January, 1957.











GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JANUARY 19, 1957.-(No. 5.)


UNDER THE BOUNDARIES SETTLEMENT ORDINANCE.

IN pursuance of Section 21 ( 2) of the above
Ordinance, I hereby give notice that a copy of
the diagram and report of Mr. RAYMOND MILLET
Licensed Land Surveyor. of a survey made at the
request of Mr. DUNCAN A. RAPIER of a lot of
land at Grand Anse in the parish of St. George,
the property of Mr. DUNCAN A RAPIER, and
contiguous with lands of C. VOODROFFE, JONAS
BiROWNE and Mrs. l)UBISETTE, has been lodged
by the Director of Surveys in the Office of the
Registrar of the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands at Grenada.
Dated the 20th day of December, 1956.


Registrar's Office,
St. George's.


GORDON RENWICK,
llegistrar, Supreme Court.


NOTICE

Vacant Post Of Librarian Public Library,
St. Vincent. B. W. 1.

1 PPLICATIONS are invited for the vacant
I1 post of Librarian, Public Library. St. Vincent.
The salary of the post is in the scale $1368 x $
72-$2160 per annum together with a pensionable
pay addition of 20% of salaries, and commencing
salary will depend on the qualifications and exper-
ience of the Officer.
The Officer will be responsible for the running
and organisation of the Public Library in King-
stown and for the organisation and supervision of
various branch libraries throughout the Colony,
and will be required to perform such other duties
-connected with Library work as may from time to
time be assigned by the Administrator.
Preference will be given to applicants who pos-
.sess the Associateship Certificate of the English
Library Association.
The post is pensionable, and any claim to pens-
ion acquired in respect of previous Colonial Service
will be retained. Free first class passages are pro-
vided for the Officer, and up to four members of his
family, namely a total of five in all, on first
.appointment only. No assisted passages are grant-
.ed on leave.
Applications should be addressed to the Assistant
Administrator and Establishment Officer, Govern-
ment Office, St. Vincent, and should reach him not
later tnan 15th February, 1'957,
Government Office,
St. Vincent, B. \V. I.
3rd. January, 1957.


GOVERNMENT NOTICE.

Registrar (Surgical), General Hospital;
Barbados.


either a post-graduate qualification in surgery or
have had not less than four years' experience in a
hospital.
3. Duties : The duties of the office include (I)
usual duties in surgical wards and theatre under
the direction of the Surgeon Specialist, and (2)
surgical out-patients and casualty duties.
4. Appointment and Salary: The post is full
time and pensionable with salary in the scale
$6,240 x 480-$7,200 per annum. Initial salary
will depend on progressional qualifications and
experience. Under the Widows' and Orphans"
Pensions Act the salary of a pensionable officer is
subject to a deduction of 4% per annum unless he
is already a contributor to an approved Widows'
and Orphans' Pensions Scheme of another Colony.
Appointment may be either on a pensionable basis
or on agreement terms for a period of three years
in the first instance. If an officer appointed on
agreement terms is a contributor to an approved
superannuation scheme the employer's share will
be paid by the Government.
5, Passages: Cost of passages of an officer
and his family on first appointment is payable up
to a maximum of $1,920. Passages arrangements
in respect of transferred officer will be in accord-
ance with colonial Regulations 87-92.
6, Leave and Leave Passages: Leave is
granted in accordance with local regulations.
Leave passages for officer and, if married, for his
wife are payable every three and a half years in
accordance with the Civil Establishment (Leave
passages) Order, 1952.
7. Quarters: Furnished quarters are provided.
The rental is I!kely to be approximately 5% of
basic salary for quarters ann 1% of the capital
value of furniture.
8. Applications giving full particulars, qualifica-
tions and experience and accompanied by two tes-
timonials, should be addressed to the Chief Secre-
tary, Government Headquarters, Bay Street, St.
Michael, Barbados, and should reach him by the
31st January, 1957.


GOVERNMENT NOTICE.

Vacant Post Of Administrative Assistant,
Barbados.


APPLICATIONS are invited for appointment
to the above post.
2. Qualifications: Candidates should prefer
ably be between the ages of 21 and 18 years at the
date of application and should possess a recognized
University Degree. preferably with honours.
3. Duties: The successful candidate will be
required to assist in the performance of duties of
an administrative nature and will be liable to
transfer between the Ministeries and Secretariat in
order to gain experience.
4. Appointment and Salary: Appointment


will be subject to meuical witness and a probanon-
ary period of two years. The post is pensionable
,PLPLICATIONS are invited for appointment with salary in the scale of $3,960 x 144-$4,392.
L to the above post. Salary is subject to deduction at the rate of 4%
2. Qualifications: Applicants should be regis- per annum under the Widows' and Orphans' Pen-
tered medical practitioners and should possess, sion Scheme. On the satisfactory completion of











GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JANUARY 19, 1957.-(Nc. 5.)


his probationary period the officer will be consider-
ed for appointment as Assistant Secretary when a
vacancy occurs in that grade.
5. Passages: The successful candidate will be
eligible for the cost of passages for himself and
family from the place of recruitment up to a limit
of $1,920.
6. Leave and Leave Passages: Leave is
granted in accordance with local regulations.
Leave passages for officer and, if married, for his
'wife are payable every three and a half years in
accordance with the Civil Establishment (Leave
Passages) Order, 1952.
7. Application giving full particulars as to age,
qualifications, and accompanied by two testimonials
should be submitted to the Chief Secretary, Gov-
ernment Headquarters Bay Street, St. Michael, to
reach him not later than 31st January, 1957.


NOTICE.

Vacant Post Of Superintendent Of Prisons,
St. Lucia.

A PPLICATIONS are invited for the permanent
pensionable post of Superintendent of Prisons,
St. Lucia.
Salary and Allowances: The post carries a
salary of $2,880 x $120-$3,600 per annum which
is also subject to a 20% increase recently approved.
The actual point of entry in the scale will depend
on the qualifications and experience of the candi-
date selected. No allowances, either transport or
otherwise, are payable.
Quarters, Passages, & c: Free unfurnished
quarters will be provided. Free first class passages
'not exceeding five passages in all, will be provided
on first appointment for the officer, his wife and
'children who are under eighteen years of age, un-
married and dependent upon the officer. The
officer's family should accompany him or join him
within twelve months of his appointment to qualify
for passage concessions.
Leave & c: The officer will be eligible for
vacation leave at the rate of 45 days for each com-
pleted period of 12 months resident service,
accumulating up to a maximum of 180 days. Leave
passages will be provided in accordance with local
General Orders.
Qualifications: The candidate should have
experience in Prison Administration and/or train-
ing in some recognized Prison Officer's College.
Duties: General supervision of the Royal Gaol
and the Prison for Females, the Prison Farm and
assumption of such other responsibilities as may
arise from time to time or as are prescribed in local
legislation, e.g. The Act 1838 (1 & 2 Vict. Cap.
67) Chapter 19 of 1916. The officer will also be
subject to Colonial Regulations, Local General
Orders and the Financial Rules in force in the
Windward Islands from time to time.
Application: Applications "must be in the
candidate's own handwriting and should give the
following particulars:-
(a) Age.
(b) Schools, Colleges, etc., at which educated,
and certificates and qualifications obtain-
ed, with dates:


(c) Nature of present and past employment,
with dates.
(d) Emoluments earned in present post (or
post in which last employed).
(e) Past 'experience in work similar to that
required in the post now advertised.
(f) Marital status and number of children.
Applicants should also furnish copies of testi-
monials (which will not be returned) certified aS
true copies by a Justice of the Peace, Minister of
Religion, or a Head of a Government Department.


NOTICE.

Vacant Post Of Harbour Master & Chief
Pilot, St. Lucia.

PPLICATIONS are hereby invited from suit-
able persons for the post of Harbour Master
and Chief Pilot, St. Lucia, which is expected to.
become vacant early in 1957.
Salary Etc : The Salary of the post, which is
permanent and pensionable, is at the rate of $3,840
per annum plus a salary increase of 20% which has
been recently approved.
Quarters are not provided.
Passages, Leave Etc: Free first class pas-
sages, not exceeding five passages in all, will be
provided on first appointment for the officer, his
wife and children who are under 18 years of age,
unmaried and dependent upon him. The officer's
family should accompany him or join him within
twelve months of his appointment to qualify for
this concession.
The officer will be eligible for vacation leave at
the rate of 45 days for each completed period of
12 months resident service, accumulating up to a
maximum of 180 days. Leave passages will be
provided in accordance with local General Orders.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a
Pilot's Certificate for ocean-going boats and must
have experience of shipping, harbour maintenance,
wharf management and stevedoring, and the oper-
ation of light houses.
Duties: Administration of the Port & Marine
Department, control and maintenance of all light
houses, wharves and jetties in St. Lucia, general
control of shipping within territorial waters of the
Colony; pilotage of ships, service on board of Ex-
aminers for local pilots: such other duties as are
prescribed in the Merchant Shipping Act and local
legislation and as may be assigned to the holder of
the post from time to time. The officer is subject
to Colonial Regulations, General Orders and Fin-
ancial Rules which may be in force in the Wind-
ward Islands from time to time.
Application: Applications must be in the
candidate's own handwriting and should give the
following particulars:--
(a) Age
(b) Schools, Colleges, etc., at which educat-
ed, and certificates and qualifications obtain-
ed, with dates.
(c) Nature of present and past employment,.
with dates.
(d) Emoluments earned in present post (or
post in which last employed).












GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JANUARY 19, 1957.-(No. 5.)


23


(e) Past experience in work similar to that at least two testimonials and a certificate of Med-
required in the.post now advertised. ical fitness should be submitted to The Secretary,
(f) Marital status and number of children. Public Service Commission, Government Office,
Castries, St. Lucia, B. W. I., not later than
Applicants should also furnish copies of testi- Tuesday, 22nd January, 1957.
monials whichh will not be returned) certified as true
copies by a Justice of the Peace, Minister of Relig-
ion, or a Head of a Government Department. COURT NOTICE.
Applications which do not contain tht required .
information will not be considered. In The Supreme Court Of The Windward
Applications should be addressed to the Secret- Islands And Leeward Islands.
ary of the Public Service Commission, Govern-
ment Office, Castries, St. Lucia, and' should reach \TOTICE is hereby given that a Session of the
him not later than 15th February, 1957. Li Supreme Court of the Windward Islands
and Leeward Islands at Grenada, in its Criminal
Government Office, Jurisdiction, will be held at the'Court House, in
Castries, the town of St. George's, on Monday the llth day-
St. Lucia. of February, 1957, at 9.30 o'clock in the forenoon,
when and where all concerned and bound over to
--- ... ... .. ... prosecute or to give evidence or summoned as Jur-
ors or.Witnesses are required to give their personal
NOTICE. attendance, and all officers who have taken Inquisi-
tions, Depositions, Examinations, Recognizances
Poet Of Executive Officer, Soufriere or other papers cognizable by the Court are reqnir-
Reconstruction ed to return the same without delay to this office.
Dated this 27th day of December, 1956.
A PPLICATIONS are invited from suitably
qualified persons for appointment to the post GORDON RENWICK,
of Executive Officer, Soufriere Reconstruction Registrar, Supreme Court, Grenada.
Scheme.
2. The post is non-pensionable and the appoint- Registrar's Office,
ment will be on contract for a period of two years St. George's,
under a Colonial Development and Welfare
Scheme. The Salary of the post is $4,080 per Grenada, B. W. I.
annum but consideration might be given to pay-
ment of a higher rate of salary, depending on ... --
qualifications and experience of the candidate GRENADA.
selected.
3. Qualifications; Applicants must have had In the Supreme Court of the Windward .,
adequate experience in Goveinment Administrative Islands and Leeward Islands.
and Accounting methods.
4. Duties : To carry out the executive funct- (Original Jurisdiction)
ions of the Soufriere Reconstruction Scheme j do
including acquisition, redistribution and resale of Suit No. 40 of 1956.
lands involved, Secretary of the loans Committee, Between
General Supervision of Soufriere reconstruction CIIARLES BRATHWAITE, Petitioner,
and the accounting thereof, control and rental of and
the units of the Low Cost housing Scheme and any
other duties assigned to him by the Chairman of VERONICA BRATHWAITE, 1ecspondent.
the Central Housing Authority. FIlAKE NOTICE that a hearing of the above
5. Leave : Leave will be granted on satisfact- 1 matter has been fixed for Monday the 21st
ory completion of the contract on the basis of one day of January, 1957, at 9.30 a.m. o'clock. If
month for every completed period of twelve month' you fail to attend judgment may be given in your
service, absence.
6. Applications stating full name, age, educat- ERNEST C. WILKINSON,
ional qualifications and experience accompanied by Acting Deputy Registrar, Supreme Court,













24: GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, JANUARY 19, 1957.-(No. 5.)

LABOUR DEPARTMENT,
GRWNADA,
31st December, 1956.
J'HE following nemorAndurlI on the.subhect of Cost-of-Living Index Fieures, in so far as the workirg
class families are concerned, is published for general information.
JOHN R. DABREO,
Acting Labmur Commissioner.
COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1956.


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


end of December, 1956. was 294, and the
at the end of each month as compared with


Feb. March April May June



... ... ... ... ..


175

167

181

182

195

210

206

220

217

272

289

290

292

290


195

212

205

220

220

272

290

290

292

290


171

177

183

182

199

213

205

220

235

272

291

291

291

295


July


171

178

180

184

199

209

204

220

277

287

291

291

291

295


Aug. Sep.


100


172

179

180

184

204

209

204

220

277

284

291

291

291

293


I I

173

178

179

184

208

208

204

218

258

284

290

291

288

293


Oct. Nov. Dec.




173 173

167 169 169

179 179 179

180 180 181

188 190 190


Statistics for December, 1956.


All itens ..
Food only ...


... 194%
... 209%


Food : The average level of retail prices of those articles taken into account in the food group
was the same as at 30th November, 1956, aud 209'o higher than at 1939.
Rent: There has heen no change recorded inthe 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 161i on the 1939 prices shown in the figure for 30th November, 1956, remained
unch,:need.
Clothing: Information collected from retailers indicated that at 31st Dooomber, 1956, the
average level of retail prices of clothing of the kinds generally houbnht by the vorkii,-ciass families
was "9 points higher thau at 30th Nove-mber, 1956, ,nli 18 [t higher than at 1939. This increase was
due i.t increases in the retail prices of Stockings, Ladies' hals, and Khaki Drill, ;ind a decrease in the
retail price of shirts.
All Others : There ware decrcaes in the retail prices of Frying Pans inl Cut issues and Agricultural
Forks. This resulted in a decrease of 1-S pointss on the figure for 30th November, 1956, and higher
-116, than the figure for 19i~!).
All Items: If the average changes in the cost of all the foregoing items are combined in accord-
arce with their relative inmpor!mnce in the 19'39 working-class family expenditure, the resultant general
average increase at 31st Dc) mcnber, 1956, was the sane as at 30th Nove tber, 19.6, and i94%
higher than at 1939.


Jan.



... i

1.73

168


Year


,1939

:1942

1943

1944

1945

1946.

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956












OVER lNMENT GAZETTE, JANUARY 19, 1957.-(No. 5:)


NOTICE.

Price Control (Retail) Order.


T IE following amendment is hereby made to the Prices Control (Retail) Order,
No. 3 of 1956, Gazctted Sth December, 1956.

KEROSENE OIL

50c. per Imperial gallon
10c. ,, 26oz. bottle

These maximn prices become effective immediately, and will apply throughout
the Colony.


Made by the Acting Competent Authority this 19th day of January, 1957.

J. L. SMITH,
Acting Competent Authority.


NOTICE.

Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.

Effective from 1st July, 1956,
Current Advances for Nutmels and Mace are as follow:


ilKADES


Green Nutmegs

Dry do.

Oracked Grinders

Dried Whole Mace

Dried Broken Maco

Mace Pickings


Advances


25 Cents

38 do.

12 do.

$1.20

60 Cents.

30 do.


O. IVOR O'BRIEN,
Date fixed: 7th January, 1957. Secretary,


PPnrTED 1Y TEE C(;GERNMENT


GRENADA.

PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OlFFTCE,
ST. GEORGE'S.
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