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OFFICIAL GAZETTE



BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

SEPTEMBER 28, 1953. 39


GOVERNMENT NOTICES

Colonial Secretary's Office,
21st September, 1953.
No. 259.
The sub-joined Order in
Council made under The Magis-
trate's Act (Ch. 43) is published
for general information.
By Command,
A. G. H. GARDNiER-BROWN,
Colonial Secretary.
M.P. 10515.
ORDER IN COUNCIL
Made Under
THE MAGISTRATE'S ACT
(Ch. 43).
WHEREAS by section 10 of
the Magistrates Act the Gover-
nor in Council may by Order in
Council nominate any justice
of the peace, and empower him
to try cases singly within the
limits of any district or area
defined by the order and during
the period specified in such
order.
NOW THEREFORE the Gov-
ernor in Council in exercise of
the powers vested in them by
the said section 10 of the Magis-
trates Act hereby nominate
Mr. William McPherson Chris-
tie, Justice of the Peace to try
cases singly in the City of
Nassau in the Island of New
Providence in respect of of-
fences against the Motor Car
Act 1943 (No. 10 of 1943) and
all rules made thereunder, the
Cycle Registration Act 1936
(No. 10 of 1936) and section
229 sub-section's (16) to (29)
and (34), section 230, section


231 and section 232 of the
Penal Code (Chapter 60) and
all Rules made under the said
sections.
This Order shall come into
force on the First day of Oc-
tober 1953 and shall expire on
the Thirty-first day of Decem-
ber, 1953.
Ordered in Council this 10th
day of September, 1953.
PETER HASTING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.

22nd September, 1953.
No. 260.
His Excellency the Governor-
in-Council has appointed, un-
der the authority of the Cen-
sus Act (Chapter 82), which
provides for the taking of the
census of the inhabitants of
the Bahama Islands, Sunday,
the 6th December, 1953, as the
Census Night for the taking of
the Census.
It is further notified that
the collection of the schedules
will be made by the Enumera-
tors of the Census on Monday,
7th day of December, 1953.
M.P. 11340.

22nd September, 1953.
No. 261
It is hereby notified that
the Honourable F. South-
worth, M.A., B.C.L., Q.C.
M.E.C., M.L.C., Attorney Gen-
eral, has been granted four
weeks and three days vacation
leave with effect from the
21st September, 1953.
Consequent upon the ab-


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sence on leave of Mr. South-
worth, Mr. L. A. W. Orr, B.A.,
LL.B., Solicitor General, has
been appointed to Act as At-
torney General in conjunction
with the duties of his own of-
fice and a temporary Member
of the Executive Council.
M.P. P. 604.

22nd September, 1953.
No. 262.
Consequent on the return to
duty of Mr. F. M. Noad, Deputy
Colon al Secretary, the under-
mentioned Officers of the Colo-
nial Secretary's Department
have resumed the duties of
the'r respective offices with
effect from the 21st September,
1953:-
Mr. U. T. Knowles-Assistant
Secretary (Senor).
Mr. C. W. Curry Assistant
Secretary (Junior).
Mr. J. H. Johnson Chief
Clerk.
M.P P. 4.

23rd September, 1953
No. 263.
The sub-joined Order i-
Council made under The Chris--
tophfr Barzillara Antrobus Pen-
sion Act 1953 is published fo-
genera] information
M.P 14814.
ORDER IN COUNCIL
Made Under
THE CHRISTOPHER
BAR'TLLARA ANTROBUS
"ENSTON ACT 1953
In exercise of the powers
conferred upon the Governor in
Council by section 2 of the
Christopher Barzillara Antrobus
Pension Act 1953, the following
Order is hereby made:
1. This Order may be cited as
the Christopher Barzillara An-
t:obus Pension Order 195?
2. A pension at the rate of
Ninety--nme pounds Three shil-
lins and Four pence (99. 3. 4)
per annum is hereby granted
to Christopher Barzillara An-
trobus as from the 6th day of
Ofober, 1952
Ordered in Council this 19th
day of September, 1953.
PETER HASTING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.

23rd September. 1953.
No. 264.
The sub-joir.ed Order in
Council made under The


Charles Kemp Pension Act
1953 is published for general
information.
A. G. H. GARDNER-BROWN
Colonial Secretary.
M.P. 14587.

ORDER IN COUNCIL
Made Under
THE CHARLES KEMP
PENSION ACT 1953
In exercise of the powers
conferred upon the Governor in
Council by section 2 of the
Charles Kemp Pension Act
1953, the following Order is
hereby made:
1. This Order may be cited as
the Charles Kemp Pension
Order 1953.
2. A pe sion at the rate of
One hundred and Sixty-four
pounds Thirteen shillings and
Four pence (164. 13. 4) per
annum is hereby granted to
Charles Kemp as from the First
day of May, 1953.
Ordered in Council this 19th
day of September, 1953.
PETER CASTING,
Clerk to the Exe,-utive Council.


24th September, 1953.
No. 265.
The sub-joined Notice of
Possession given under The Ac-
quisition of Land Act (Ch. 2d5)
is published for general infor-
mation.
BY COMMAND
A. G. H. GARDNER BROWN,
COLONIAL SECRETARY
M.P. 12882/III.

NOTICE OF POSSESSION
Given Under
THE ACQUISITION OF LAND
ACT
(Ch. 265)
WHEREAS by Notice No. 216
dated the 12th August, 1953.
and published in the Official
Gazette dated the 17th August
1953, the Governor in Council
declared that it was his inten-
tion to acquire the land describ-
ed in the Schedule hereto.
AND WHEREAS no claim for
compensation has been lodged
with the Colonial Secretary for
tne said land.
NOW THEREFORE, it is here-
by notified that the selected
land has been appropriated by
the Governor in Council for
the purpose mentioned in the










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said notice with effect from the
date of this notice.
COLONIAL SECRETARY
SCHEDULE
All that certain tract or
parcel of land situated in Rolle
Town, Exuma, and bounded as
follows: -
On the North by a public
road running through the
settlement and running there-
on 90 feet; on the east by a
straight line 298 feet long ex-
tending from the said public
road through the settlement,
along the western boundary of
lot of Leve Rolle for 130 feet
and from thence along the
Commonage for 169 feet, to
the main public road; on the
south by the main public road
and running thereon 90 feet;
on the west by a straight lne
298 feet long extending from
the public road running through
the settlement as afore-men-
tioned, along the eastern
boundary of lot of Clarance
Rolle for 150 feet and from
thence along the Commonage
for 148 feet, to the main public
road.

No. 256 24th September, 1953.
It is hereby notified that Dr.
Pe ryk Podlewsk, has been ap-
po'nted an Assistant Medical
Officer on contract with effect
from the 21st September, 1953.
M.P.P. 732

No. 267. 25th September, 1953.
The Sub-joined Rules made
under The Telecommunications
Act 1947 (No. 16 of 1947) are
published for general inform--
at'on.
M.P. 7995
RULES
made under
THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS
ACT 1947
(No. 18 of 1947)

In exercise of the powers
conferred upon them by Section
29(1) of the Telecommunicat-
ions Act 1947, the Telecommun
ications Board with the approv-
al of the Governor in Council
hereby make the following
Rules:
I, These Rules may be
cited as the Telephone Rates
(Surcharge) Rules, 1953.
2. Commencing on 1st Oc-


tober, 1953, and until further
notice a surcharge of 100% will
be made on all subscribers' ac-
counts in respect of telephone
service in New Providence and
Hog Island.
3. The Telephone Rates
(Surcharge) Rules 1950 are
hereby revoked upon the com-
;ng into operation of these
Rules.
Made by tre Telecommunica-
tions Board this 23rd day of
July, 1953.
G. M. COLE,
Ag. Chairman.
Approved by the Governor in
Council this 26th day of August,
1953.
PETER HASTING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.


No. 268 26th September, 1953.
The sub-joined Rules made
under The Water and Sewer-
age Act (Ch. 7 of 1933) are
published for general informa-
tion.
M.P. 13400.

RULES
Made Under
THE WATER AND SEWERAGE
ACT
(Ch. 7 of 1933)
Under the powers conferred by
Section 34 of The Water and
Sewerage Act 1933 the Public
Board of Works for New Provi-
dence with the approval 'f the
Governor in Council hereby
makes the following Rules.
1. These Rules may be cited
as The Water Supply (Amend-
ment) Rules 1953.
2. The Water Supply Rules
are hereby amended by.
(1) deleting from sub-rule (a)
of Rule 22 the figure and sym-
bols "5/-" and substituting
therefore the figure and symbols
"9/-";
(ii) deleting from sub-rule
(b) of Rule 22 the figures and
symbols "4/-", "6/" and
"12/-" and substituting there-
for the figures and symbols
"6/-", "9/-" and 14-" respec-
tively.
3. These Rules shall come
into effect on the 1st day of
October, 1953.
Made by the Public Board of
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OFFICIAL GAZETTE


llth day of September, 1953.
R. R. FARRINGTON,
Chairman.
Approved by the Governor in
Council this 23rd day of Sep-
tember, 1953.
PETER HASTING,
Clerk to the Executive Council.

No. 269 26th September, 1953.
In accordance with the pro-
vision of the Inter-Insular
Mails Act (No. 8 of 1948), the
Governor-in-Council will con-
sider tenders for the perform-
ance of the undermentioned
Mail, Passenger and Freight
Services.
2. Sealed tenders addressed
to the Colonial Secretary will
be received at this Office up to
noon on Saturday the 31st Oc-
tober, 1953.
3. Tenders must be on the
printed form, copies of which
can be obtained at the Office
of the Colonial Secretary where
a form of contract can also be
inspected and further particu-
lars obtained. A report on the
mail vessel, by the Pilotage
Board. should accompany ald
tenders.
4. No tender will be accepted
until the vessel has been fav-
ourably reported on by a com-
petent authority to the satis-
faction of the Governor-in-
Council. Particular attention
will be paid to the condition
of nonen, sals, rigging, life
saving and fire extinguishing
appliances, boats etc., and to
the provision of proper pass-


enger and toilet accommoda-
tion.
5. Special consideration will
be given to tenders proposing
vessels which have steam or
other mechanical power.
6. The term of the contract
will be for the period 1st Jan-
uary to 31st December, 1954.
7. If at any time the survey
of a contract vessel is required
by the Government the neces-
sary fees are to be borne by
the contractors.
8. Out Island Commissioners
travelling on duty or on trans-
fer with their families and ef-
fects must be transported free
of charge.
9. Any motor vessel awarded
a contract will be required to
be fitted with properly con-
structed and ventilated tanks
for the storage of gasoline or
diesel oil required for her op-
eration, and these tanks should
carry a sufficient quantity of
fuel for each round trip. A re-
serve tank will also be required
to be installed for use :n case
of emergency. The vessel will
also have to be equipped with
chemical sprays.
10. The attention of every
person tendering for a con-
tract for the carriage of ma:ls
is drawn to the carrier services
which will have to be perform-
ed by the contractor and paid
for by the contractor.
11. The right is reserved of
rejecting the whole or any of
the tenders.


Name of Ports Of Frequency Burthern
Service Call Of Trips Of Vessel Remarks
1. Abaco Cherokee Weekly 120 tons The contractor w 11
Sound be required to per-
Hope Town form carrier services
Marsh Har- between Green Tur-
bour Cay, Coopers Town,
Great Cedar Harbour, Fox
Guana Cay Town and Crown
Man O'War Haven. Also Marsh
Cay Harbour and Dun-
Green das Town.
Turtle Cay


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2. Andros Nicolls' Weekly
Town
Mastic
Point
Stafford
Creek
Stanyard
Creek
Fresh Creek
Behring
Point
Mangrove
Cay
Long Bay
Cays
Kemp's Bay
Pure Gold
Drigg's Hill
3. Biminis Alice Town Weekly
Cat Cay
4. Eastern Cat Island: Weekly
Islands Arthur's
(No. 1) Town
Knowles'
The Bight
Port Howe
Bennetts
Harbour
Devil's
Point
Old Bight
San
Salvador:
Cockbcrn
Town
Graham's
Harbour
The Creek
5. Eastern Port Nelson, Weekly
Islands Rum Cay,
(No. 2) Clarence
Town
Long Is.
Landrail
Point,
Crooked Is.
Albert
Town, Long
Cay
Matthew
Town,
Inagua


60 tons


















50 tons

60 tons The contractor will
also be required to
perform carrier ser-
vices between:
(a) Cockburn Town
United Es-
tates, San Sal-
vador.
(b) Ferryman The
Creek, San Sal-
vador.
(c) Arthur's Town
District.
(d) Arthur's Town
District.



120 tons The contractor will
Ilso be required to
perform carrier ser-
vices between:
(a) Snug Corner -
Hard Hill, Ack-
lins
(b) Chester Sel-
van, Acklms
(c) Long Cay-Ack-
lins
(d) Landrail Point-
Browns, Crooked
Is.
(e) Browns Ches-
ters.
(f) Clarence Town-
Lower D. Cay,
Long Island.
(g) Clarence Town
Mortimores,
Long Island.


271


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6. Eleu- Gregory Weekly
thera Town
Alice Town
(Hatchet
Bay)
Governor's
Harbour
Palmetto
Point
Savannah
Sound
Tarpum
Bay
Rock Sound
Exuma.
7. Exuma Black Point Weekly
and Long Farmer's
Island Cay
Rolleville
Roker's
Point
(Steventon)
George
Town
Forbes Hill
(The Ferryl
Rolle Town
Long
Island:
Simms'
Salt Pond







8. Grand Sweeting's Weekly
Bahama Cay
High Rock
golden
Grove
Point
Eight Mile
Rock
West End
Smith's
8.A Grand Sandy Weekly
Bahama Point,
Abaco
Moore's
Island
Crossing
Rocks
9. Harbour Spanish Weekly
Island Wells
Dunmore
Town
10. Maya- Pirate's 4 Weeks
guana Well
Abraham's
Bay


150 tons Contractor will also
be required to per-
form over land car-
rier service between
Governor's Harbour,
James Cistern, and
between Rock
Sound, We m y s s
Bight, Bannerman
Town, Deep Creek
and Green Castle.


100 tons The contractor we'll
also be required to
perform the follow-
ing carrier services:
(a) S t e v e n t o n,
Rolleville and
Mount Thomp-
son
(b) Black Point,
Staniel Cay and
Great G u a n a
Cay
(c) George Town,
The Ferry, Rolle
Town, Mo s s
Town and Wil-
liams Town
(d) S m m s' and
Burnt Ground
(e) S 1 mm s' and
Deadman's Cay
(f) Salt Pond to
Grays.
100 tons The contractor will
also be required to
perform a carrier
service b e tween
Eight Mile Rock,
Pine Ridge and Wa-
ter Cay.



20 tons


60 tons



20 tons


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11. Ragged Duncan 3 Weeks
Island Town
12. Berry Berry 2 Weeks
Islands Islands
(Lignum
Vitae Cay)
13. The The Current Weekly
Current Little Cay
and Current
Bogue Island
Upper Bogue
Lower
Bogue
14. The The Bluff Weekly
Bluff
15. Long South End 3 Weeks
Island


BY COMMAND,
A. G. H. GARDNER-BROWN,
COLONIAL SECRETARY.
M.P. 12257/6


No. 270 26th September, 1953.
It is herreby notified that Dr.
Luther J. Hord has been ap-
pointed a District Medical Of-
fier with effect from the 6th
September. 1953.
MP. P. 734.

No. 271 26th September. 1953.
It is hereby notified that Dr.
Leon Achmatowicz has been
appointed a District Medical
Officer with effect from the
llth September, 1953.
M.P. P. 733.

No. 272 26th September, 1953.
His Excellency the Governor
has been informed by the
Right Honourable the Secre-
tary of State for the Colonies
that Her Majesty the Queen
will not be advised to exercise
Her Power of disallowance in
respect of the following Act of
the Legislature of the Baha-
ma Islands:-
No. 33 of 1953 The Public
Establishments Amendment
(No. 4) Act 1953.
His Excellency the Governor
directs that the above men-
,loned Act shall come into op-
eration as on and from the
28th May, 1953.
M.P. 12437/II

No. 273 26th September, 1953.
His Excellency the Governor
has been informed by the Right
Honourable the Secretary of
State for the Colonies that Her
Majesty the Queen will not be


advised to exercise Her Power
of disallowance with' respect to
the following Act of the Legis-
lature of the Bahama Islands:
No. 25 of 1953 The Vaca-
tion Village, Grand Bahama
(Rehabilitation, Remodelling,
and Reopening) Amendment
(No. 2) Act 1953.
The foregoing Notices num-
bered 268 to 273 are published
by command.
A. G. H. Gardner-Brown,
Colonial Secretary.
M.P. 14441.

DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 157/1953.
Whereas Ellen Strachan, of
the Southern District of the Is-
land of New Providence, Mar-
ried Woman, has made applica-
tion to the Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of the Bahama
Islands for letters of Adminis-
tration of the real and personal
estates of Estella Bell, late of
the Settlement of James Cis-
tern in the Island of Eleuthera,
Widow. deceased.
Notice is hereby given that
such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the
expiration of twenty-eight
days from the date hereof.
JAMES LIDDELL,
Ag. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court.
21st. September, 1953.


20 tons

20 tons



20 tons






20 tons

20 tons


273











274 OFFICIAL GAZETTE


IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side

No. 53/160.
WHEREAS Harold Osborne
Basden, Jr., of the City of New
York in the State of New York,
U.S.A., Civil Servant, Las made
apphcation to the Ch'ef Justice
of the Supreme Court of the
Bahama Islands for letters of
Administration of the real and
personal estates of Harold Os-
borne, Basden, Sr., late of the
City of New York, but former-
ly of the Island of New Provi-
dence, Tailor, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that
such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the
expiration of fourteen days
from the date hereof.
JAMES LIDDELL,
Ag. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court.
26th September, 1953.

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side

No. 161/1953.
WHEREAS Ida Eugenia
Spence Dowdell, of the Western
District in the Island of New
Providence. has made applica-
tion to the Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of the Bahama
Islands for letters of Admin-
istrat'on of the real and per-
sonal estates of Susan Maria
Lewis, late of the Western Dis-
trict, New Providence, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that
such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the
expiration of fourteen days
from the date hereof.
JAMES LIDDELL,
Ag. Registrar. t
The Registry,
Supreme Court.


26th September, 1953.


I


Registrar General's Office,
26th September, 1953.
The following Ministers of
Religion having been duly reg-
istered shall be deemed to be
appointed Marriage Officers of
the Colony from the 12th Sep-
tember and the 16th September,
1953 respectively:
Name: Reverend Camillus
Talafous, O.S.B. Address. Ro-
man Catholic Mission c/o The
Priory, Nassau, N.P.
Name: Reverend Leroy Cart-
wright. Address: Church of
God. Old Grays, Long Island.
JAMES LIDDELL,
Ag. Registrar General.

NOTICE

Electrical Department
Diesel Generating Sets And
Spare Parts For Sale by Tender
Tenders are invited for the
purchase of 2-175 KW, 208
Volt, 3-Phase. 60 Cycle, "Su-
perior" diesel Engine generat-
ing sets with switchboards and
instruments
These sets have been operat-
ed by the Electrical Depart-
ment and may be inspected at
the Department's Bay Street
Power Station.
Tenders are also invited for
a quantity of spare parts for
the above engines, a list of
these parts being available to
Intending purchasers at the
Department's Offices, Bay St.
Tenders in sealed envelopes
marked, "Tender D'esel Gen-
erating Sets andjor "Superior"
Diesel Engine Spare Parts" will
be accepted by the under gn-
ed up to 12 noon on Tuesday
the 29th September, 1953.
The Electrical Board reserves
he right to reject any or all
renders.
(Sgd.). A. KENNEDY,
Director, Electrical Department.




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