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Title: Official gazette
Series Title: Official gazette
Alternate Title: Bahamas official gazette
Extraordinary official gazette
Physical Description: v. : ; 26-31 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Bahamas
Publisher: Published by Authority
Place of Publication: Nassau
Publication Date: July 18, 1959
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OFFICIAL GAZETTE



BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU July 18, 1959 29

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE
No. 127.
His Excellency the Governor has approved the following ap-
pointments:-
Mr. Charles Edward Cash, Worshop Engineer Scale 5, to be Act-
ing Electronics Engineer with effect from the 16th July,
1959. M.P. P.810.
Mr. Carl A. Nottage, Assistant Sanitary Inspector, to be Acting
Chief Sanitary Inspector for the period 13th to 17th
July, 1959. M.P. P.745.

No. 128.
The following staff movement is notified for general informa-
tion:-

LEAVE
Mr. I. I. Lowe, Electronics Engineer, four weeks vacation leave
with effect from the 16th July, 1959.
M.P. P.287.
No. 129.
It is hereby notified that Mr. Paul Henry Bethel has been
licenced to practise as a Notary Public within the Bahama Islands.
M.P. 6635A.

No. 130.
It is hereby notified that His Excellency the Governor met
both Houses of the Legislature in the Council Chamber on the
morning of the 13th July, 1959, and assented to the following
Acts:





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No. 17 of 1959 An Act making Rules for the Regulation of the
Proceedings of the General Assembly of the Bahama
Islands.
No. 18 of 1959 An Act to amend The Telephone Loan Act 1958.
No. 19 of 1959 An Act to authorize the raising of a loan to be
used for the purpose of installing a "Forward Scatter"
system of radio propagation.
No. 20 of 1959 An Act to amend The Bahamas Broadcasting
and Television Commission Act.
No 21 of 1959 An Act to incorporate and confer powers upon
The Bahamas National Trust for Places of Historic In-
terest or Natural Beauty.
No. 22 of 1959 An Act to provide Special Defences to the
Charge of Murder.
No. 23 of 1959 An Act to amend The Capital Punishment Pro-
cedure Act.
No. 24 of 1959 An Act to amend The Pilotage Act.
No 25 of 1959 An Act to amend The Vessels Registration Fees
Act.
No. 26 of 1959 An Act to amend The Explosives Act.
No 27 of 1959 An Act to amend The Passenger Tax Act.
No. 28 of 1959 An Act to repeal and replace The Quieting Titles
Act 1958.
No. 29 of 1959 An Act to validate certain Conveyances of land
situate in the Island of New Providence made on be-
half of The Bahamas Fibre and Produce Company, Lim-
ited.
No. 30 of 1959 An Act to amend The Road Traffic Act 1958.
No. 31 of 1959 An Act to amend The Road Traffic Act (No. 2).
No. 32 of 1959 An Act to amend The Civil Service Commission
Act.
No. 33 of 1959 An Act to amend The Public Service Act (No.
4).
No. 34 of 1959 An Act to amend The Public Service Act (No. 5).
No. 35 of 1959 An Act to amend The Pensions (Increases) Act.
No. 36 of 1959 An Act to provide a pension for Margaret Batch-
elder, M.B.E.
No. 37 of 1959 An Act relating to the Pension of David Henry
Brown.
No. 38 of 1959 An Act to amend The Constables Act.
M.P. 520/11















OFFICIAL GAZETTE 329

No. 131.

TENDERS FOR MAIL SERVICE
In accordance with the provision of the Inter-Insular Mails Act (Chapter 253), the Governor-
in-Council will consider tenders for the performance 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 5th September, 1959.
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 particulars ob-
tained. A REPORT ON THE MAIL VESSEL, BY THE PILOTAGE BOARD, SHOULD AC-
COMPANY ALL TENDERS.
4. No tender will be accepted until the vessel has been favourably reported on by a com-
petent authority to the satisfaction of the Governor-in-Council. Particular attention will be paid
to the condition of engine, sails, rigging, life saving and fire extinguishing appliances, boats etc.,
and to the provision of proper passenger and toilet accommodation.
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 January to 31st December, 1960.
7. If at any time the survey of a contract vessel is required by the Government the ne-
cessary fees are to be borne by the contractors.
8. Out Island Commissioners travelling on duty or on transfer with their families and
effects must be transported free of charge.
9. Any motor vessel awarded a contract will be required to be fitted with properly construct-
ed and ventilated tanks for the storage of gasoline or diesel oil required for her operation, and
these tanks should carry a sufficient quantity of fuel for eaun round trip. A reserve tank will also
be required to be installed for use in case of emergency. The vessel will also have to be
equipped with chemical sprays.
10. The attention of every person tendering for a contract for the carriage of mails is drawn
to the carrier services which will have to be performed 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 Service Ports of Call Frequency Burthem Remarks
of Trips of Vessels

1. ABACO Cherokee Sound Weekly 120 tons The contractor be requir-
Hope Town ed to perform carrier ser-
-Marsh Harbour vices between Green Tur-
Great Guana Cay tle Cay, Coopers Town,
Man-O-War Cay Cedar Harbour, Fox Town
Green Turtle Cay and Crown Haven. Also
Marsh Harbour and Dun-
das Town.


2. ANDROS Nicoll's Town Weekly 60 tons The contractor will also be
(Northern Section) Mastic Point required to perform over-
Stafford Creek land carrier services be-
Fresh Creek tween Nicoll's Town and
Behring Point Lowe Sound.

3. ANDROS Mangrove Cay Weekly 60 tons
(Southern Section) Long Bay Cays
Kemp's Bay
Pure Gold
Little Creek
Pleasant Bay
Drigg's Hill















330 OFFICIAL GAZETTE

4. BIMINIS Alice Town Weekly 50 tons
Cat Cay
5. EASTERN CAT ISLAND Weekly 60 tons The contractor will also be
ISLANDS Arthur's Town required to perform car-
(No. 1) Knowles' rier services between
The Bight (a) Cockburn Town-
Port Howe United Estates,
Bennets Harbour San Salvador
Devil's Point (b) Ferryman,
Old Bight The Creek
SAN SALVADOR San Salvador
Cockburn Town (c) Arthur's Town
District.
Graham's Harbour (d) The Bight
The Creek District

6. EASTERN Port Nelson Weekly 120 tons The contractor will also be
ISLANDS Rum Cay required to perform carrier
(No. 2) Clarence Town services between
Long Island (a) Snug Corner Hard
Landrail Point Hill, Acklins.
Crooked Island. (b) Chester Selvan,
Albert Town, Long Cay Acklins
Matthew Town, Inagua (c) Long Cay Acklins
(d) Landrail Point,
Browns Crooked
Island
(e) Brown Chesters
(f) Clarence Town -
Lower D. Cay,
Long Island
(g) Clarence Town -
Mortimers,
Long Island
7. ELEUTHERA Gregory Town Weekly 150 tons Contractor will also be re-
Alice Town quired to perform over
(Hatchet Bay) land carrier service be-
Governor's Harbour tween Governor's Harbour,
Palmetto Point James Cistern and between
Savannah Sound Reeck Sound, W e m y s s
Tarpum Bay, Bight, Bannerman Town,
Rock Sound Deep Creek and Green
Castle.

8. EXUMA Black Point Weekly 100 tons The contractor will also be
Farmer's Cay required to perform the
Rolleville following carrier services
Roker's Point (a) Steventon, Rolleville
(Steventon) and Mount Thompson
George Town (b) Black Point,
Forbes Hill Staniel Cay and Great
(The Ferry) Guana Cay
Rolle Town (c) George Town, The
Ferry, Forbes Hill,
Rolle Town, Moss
Town and Williams
Town


9. EXUMA and
LONG ISLAND


George Town,
Exuma.
LONG ISLAND
Salt Pond
Simms
One settlement to
North of Simms.


Weekly 100 tons


The contractor will also be
required to perform the
following carrier services
(a) Simms' and Burnt
Ground
(b) Simms' and Deadman's
Cay
(c) Salt Pond to Grays















OFFICIAL GAZETTE 331

10. GRAND Sweeting's Cay Weekly 100 tons The contractor will also be
BAHAMA McClean's Town required to perform a car-
Golden Grove rier service between Eight
Smith's Point Mile Rock, Pine Ridge and
Eight Mile Rock Water Cay
High Rock
West End
10A. GRAND Sandy Point, Weekly 20 tons
BAHAMA Abaco.
Moore's Island
Crossing Rocks
11. HARBOUR Spanish Wells Weekly 60 tons
ISLAND Dunmore Town

12. MAYAGUANA Pirate's Wells 3 Weeks 20 tons
Abraham's Bay
13. RAGGED Dupcan Town 3 Weeks 20 tons
ISLAND
14. BERRY Berry Islands 2 Weeks 20 tons
ISLANDS (Lignum Vitae Cay)
15. THE CURRENT The Current Weekly 20 tons
and BOGUE Little Cay
Current Island
Upper Bogue
Lower Bogue
16. THE BLUFF The Bluff Weekly 20 tons


17. LONG ISLAND


South End


3 Weeks 20 tons


The foregoing notices numbered 127 to 131 are published bycommand.
A. G. KNOX JOHNSTON,
Acting Colonial Secretary.


M.P. 12257/VIII.















332 OFFICIAL GAZETTE

DEPARTMENTAL NOTICES


Registrar General's Office,
Nassau, Bahamas,
18th June, 1959.
- - THE REMOVAL OF DEFUNCT COMPANIES ACT
TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of The Removal
of Defunct Companies Act I have struck off the undermentioned
Company as and from the 18th day of June, 1959 on the ground
that it has ceased entirely to operate as a company.
BETTY K. LIMITED
._.. ..GEI.ALDPNEMUJR.DOCH, .. -.
Ag. Asst. Registrar General.

Registrar General's Office,
Nassau, Bahamas,
18th June, 1959.
THE REMOVAL OF DEFUNCT COMPANIES ACT
T. TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of The Removal
of Defunct Companies Act I have struck off the undermentioned
Company as and from the 18th day of June, 1959 on the ground
that it has ceased entirely to operate as a company.
MARITIME SHIPPING COMPANY, LIMITED
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar General.

Nassau, Bahamas,
11th July, 1959.
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
NASSAU
,Applications are invited for the following post in the Port
and Marine Department.
Master of Government Vessel.
Applicant should be over 30 years of age. Have had con-
siderable sea-going experience, including at least 5 years as Mas-
ter of a Power driven Vessel. Applicant must be physically fit
and be prepared to undergo a Medical examination.
Salary in Scale 5. Final applications will close at 12 noon
on Tuesday, 28th July, 1959.
Application Forms may be obtained at the office of the Civil
Service Commission in the House of Myers (ground floor), on the
corner of Bay Street and Victoria Avenue, and should be accom-
panied by three recent testimonials from responsible persons.
A. W. FRISBY,
Chairman,
Civil Service Commission,
P.O. Box 581,
Nassau.

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 75/1959.
WHEREAS Matilda Leighgrove Cooper of North Palmetto
Point in the Island of Eleuthera has made application to the
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands for















OFFICIAL GAZETTE 333
letters of Administration of the real and personal estates of
Charles Elias Cooper late of North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera,
Teacher, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at- the expiration of twenty-one days
From the date hereof.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
13th July, 1959.

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 108/1959.
WHEREAS Alberta Edwards of Delectable Bay in the Is-
land of Acklins has made application to the Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands for letters of Administra-
tion of the real and personal estates of Joseph Cooper, late of De-
lectable Bay in the Island of Acklins Island, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the expiration of twenty-one days
From the date hereof.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
13th July, 1959.

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 134/1959.
WHEREAS Julia Georgiana Hanna of the Southern District
in the Island of New Providence has made application to the
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands for
letters of Administration of the real and personal estates of
Mable Hanna, late of the Southern District in the Island of 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.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
13th July, 1959.

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 135/1959.
WHEREAS Joseph Poitier of the Eastern District in the Is-
and of New Providence has made application to the Chief Justice
of the Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands for letters of Ad-
ministration of the real and personal estates of Thomas Francis
late of Bannerman Town in the Island of Eleuthera, Farmer, de-
ceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the expiration of Twenty-one days
from the date hereof.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
13th July, 1959.















334 OFFICIAL GAZETTE

Nassau, Bahamas,
13th July, 1959.
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
NASSAU
Applications are invited for the post of Chaplain, H.M.
Prison.
Applicant should be over 30 years and have teaching experi-
ence. Salary in Scale 4.
Application forms may be obtained at the office of the Com-
mission, in the House of Myers, (ground floor) on the corner of
Bay Street and Victoria Avenue, and when returned should be
accompanied by three recent testimonials from responsible per-
sons. Final applications will close at 12 noon on Tuesday, 28th
July, 1959.
A. W. FRISBY,
Chairman,
Civil Service Commission,
P. O. Box 581,
Nassau, Bahamas.


IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
WHEREAS Morris Edward Prosa of the Eastern District of
the Island of New Providence has made application to the Chief
Justice of the Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands for letters
of Administration with the Will annexed of the real and personal
estates of Arnold Leachman Lowe, late of the Settlement of
Marsh Harbour on the Island of Great Abaco, Farmer, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that such application will be heard
by the said Chief Justice at the expiration of twenty-one days
from the date hereof.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
16th July, 1959.

IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 120/1959.
In the Estate of George Pierce MacKenzie late of the City of
Pasadena in the County of Los Angeles in the State of Cali-
fornia one of the United States of America, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that after the expiration of four-
teen days from the date hereof, application will be made to the
Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands on its Probate Side by
Peter Donald Graham, Esquire, M.H.A., of the City of Nassau in
the Island of New Providence, one of the Bahama Islands, Bar-
rister-at-Law, for the Sealing of the Probate of the Will of the
aforesaid George Pierce MacKenzie granted to Margaret B. Hesse
the Executrix named in the said Will by the Superior Court of
the State of California in and for the County of Los Angeles on
the 30th day of March, 1959.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
16th July, 1959.















OFFICIAL GAZETTE 335

ROAD TRAFFIC AUTHORITY
The applications listed below for Franchises under the Road
Traffic Act 1958 have been received by the Authority.
Any person entitled to object to any application and wishing
to be heard as an objector, shall lodge two copies in writing of
his objection, stating the grounds of his objection, within four-
teen days of the date of the publication of these applications to
the Road Traffic Authority.

Description Number of
No. Applicant of Franchise Vehicles


1. Hibernum Shipping &
Trading Company
c/o Cynthia Roberts
P.O. Box 1704
2. East Bay Rentals
J. V. Roberts
P.O. Box 918
3. Progressive Car Rentals
c/o A. D. Hanna
P.O. Box 1157
4. L & M Motor Rentals
c/o Peter D. Graham
P.O. Box 272
5. A & R Rentals Co.
c/o Shirley Roberts
P.O. Box 42
6. Pearce Rentals
c/o Kirkwood Pearce
Kemp Road
7. Malcolm Adderley
Soldier Road
Nassau
8. William Hezekiah
Miller
P.O. Box 5001
Nassau
9. Pinder Rentals
c/o Rodney Pinder
Murphyville
10. Caribbean Motor
Holdings
c/o G. A. R. Baxter
W. Bay Street
11. Smiley & the Boys
c/o Granville Butler
Nassau
12. Smiley & the Boys
c/o Granville Butler
Nassau
12 (1) Callender Roberts
Fox Hill
Nassau
13. Alpheus Emmanuel
Duncan
Chippingham
P.O. Box 1252
14. George Wilmore
Rolle's Ave.
P.O. Box 383
15. Daniel Knowles
Wulff Road
Nassau


Self Drive 4 Vehicles


Self Drive 20 Additional
Vehicles

Self Drive 6 Vehicles


Self Drive 24 Vehicles


Self Drive 6 Vehicles


Self Drive 10 Additional
Vehicles

Self Drive 2 Additional
Vehicles

Self Drive 2 Additional
Vehicles


Self Drive 6 Additional
Vehicles

Self Drive 8 Additional
Vehicles


3 Vehicles


Tour Car 2 Vehicles


Self Drive 2 Vehicles


Tour Car 4 Vehicles


Tour Car


Tour Car


3 Vehicles


4 Vehicles


(Sgd.) E. D. SEARS,
Controller.















336 OFFICIAL GAZETTE

ROAD TRAFFIC AUTHORITY
THIRD PARTY INSURANCES
Representatives of Insurance Companies interested in Third
Party Insurance, under the Road Traffic Act 1958, are requested
to attend a meeting at the Office of the Road Traffic Authority
at 5 p.m. on July 21, 1959, for the purpose of discussing with the
Chairman, the provisions of Part 111, of the Act which deals
with Insurance of Motor Vehicles.
(Sgd.) E. D. SEARS,
Controller.


IN THE SUPREME COURT
Probate Side
No. 117/1959.
WHEREAS Flora Jeanette Lowe and Daisy Elizabeth Pin-
der of the Island of New Providence have made application to
the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Bahama Islands
for letters of Administration of the real and personal estates of
William Wheelock Russell, late of the City of Charleston, North
Carolina, U.S.A., an infant, 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.
GERALDINE MURDOCH,
Ag. Asst. Registrar.
The Registry,
Supreme Court,
17th July, 1959.


BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHOOL MUSICAL
INSTRUMENTS CLASSES
Throughout the Summer Holidays for Board of Education
Schools in Nassau, the classes in connection with the teaching
of musical instruments will be held only once per week for each
category of instruments as listed below on the days and times
here mentioned.
Saxophones and clarinets ..........Wednesdays
3:45 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Trombones and drums ............. Thursday
3:45 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Trumpets, cornets, horns, basses .... Friday
3:45 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
All parents of children in attendance are asked to take notice
of this information and co-operate to the fullest in securing
regularity and punctuality at each session.




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