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5


Dominica


Official


Su b I i f J e b b


VOL. LXXIII


Gazette.


A it t bj a r itr


ROSEAU, MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 1950.


Government Notices.

Administrator's Office,
7th January. 1950.
THE following particulars relating to
appointments, etc., in the public service
are published for general information :--
BLANCHARD, Miss NETHELIA AGNES, 1st
Class Cleik Post Olice, vacation leave
from '3rd November to the 8tn
December, 1949 inclusive.
E. 307
BUTLER. Miss CYLMA, 3rd Class Clerk
P W.D vacation leave from the 20th
December to the 7th January, 1950
inclusive.
E. 523
DIDIER, HAIG PETER, appointed Labora-
lory Technician, Medical Department.
19th December, 1949.
891/47
DOWE, NEVILLE ALPHONSUS. G S.O. Class
111, Messenger Clown Law Oflice
vacation leave from 28th December to
13th January, 1950 inclusive.
E. 489
GREEN, EDWARD, Sanitary Inspector. Med-
ical Department, vacation leave from
15th December to the 31st December,
1949 inclusive.
E 615
JOSEPH, MARY, District Nurse Midwife
Delices, Medical Department vacation
leave from the 3rd January to the
10th January, 1950 inclusive.
E 272
KNIGHT, HAROLD B.T 2nd Class Clerk
Treasury and Customs Departmert,
vacation leave from 30th December to
the 16th January, 1950 inclusive.
E. 490

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LEIIBANC, CATHERINE, Nurse Midwife
Vieille Case. vacation leave 1'rom the
1st January to the 3rd February, 1950
inclusive.
E. :1S18
MAPIE. A.R., First Class Clerk, Registrar's
Office, appointed Special Grade Clerk,
Registrar's Office.
1st January, 1950.
899/47
McDoWELL, Miss M., Matron I.M. Prison
vacation leave from 2:lrd December to
10th January, 1950 inclusive.
E 566
OLIVACEE, C appointed Excise Officer,
Customs Department.
4th November, 1949.
711/49
PIERRE. ISALINE, C.S.O. Class 111 Tele-
phone Operator, I'.W.D., vacation
leave from the 21st December, to the
7th January, 1950 inclusive.
E. 412
SEBASTIAN, GWEND 'LYN. G S.O. (lass 1[.
Nurse Midwife. Medical Department,
vacation leave from the 24th Decem-
ber to the 4th January, 1950 inclusive.
E. 313
SEIGNORET. C A st Class Clerk, Agricul-
tural Department, vacation leave
granted from the 12th December to
the 3ist January, 1950 cancelled
E. 338
Ily Order,
J BLLLY,
Acting Government Sec, etar,

Admnitni rato 's Office,
9th January, 1950.
His Excellency the Governor has been
pleased to give his assent to the under-











6 OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 1950.


mentioned Ordinances which have been
passed by the Legislative Council of this
Colony :-
No. 31 of 1949. An Ordinance to amend
the Yaws Ordinance 1945.
1300/44
No. 32 of 1949. An Ordinance to de-
clare the terms and conditions appli-
cable to Loans authorised to be raised
by the Government of Dominica and
to provide for the creation of In-
scribed Stock.
1488/49
No. 33 of 1949. An Ordinance to facil-
itate the investment of Trust and
other .funds in the United Ki;gdomn
in Government Securities.
1189/49
No. 34 of 1949. An Ordinance to pro_
vide for the services of, the Colony of
Dominica for the year ending the 31s t
December, 1950.
1513/49
These Ordinances are published with
this issue of the Official Gazette.


NOTICE.
SALE OF QUARRY EQUIPMENT
ASPHALT PLANT AND
INCINERATION EQUIPMENT.
TENDERS are invited and will be re-
ceived up to 5th February, 1950, for the
purchase of the following Equipment:-
(a) 1 Quarry Unit complete with Rock
Crusher and Sand Washing Plant
consisting of 63 h. p. Caterpillar
Diesel Power Unit
1 Jaw Crusher (10" shaft)
1 Head Frame
1 Tail Frame (Barber Greene)
1 Tyrook Vibrating Screen
1 Sand Washing Unit
3 Belt Conveyors 24" x 280'
1 550 gallon Steel Tank
1 275 gallon Fuel Storage Tank.
(b) 1 Road Makers Asphalt Plant com-
plete with 1,000 gallon Fuel Storage
Tank and 1,000 gallon Asphalt Stor-
age Tank.
(c) 190 Drums Asphalt.
(d) I Incinerator of 5 ton capacity con-
sisting of
1 Electric Blower
1 510 gallon Steel Water Storage Tank
1 275 gallon Steel Oil Storage Tank
1 Garbage Sterilizer
1 Hot Water Tank
1 Oil Burning Furnace
1 Grease Interceptor.
The above items are located at Beane
Field, Vieux Fort, and arrangements may
be made for their inspection through the
Secretary, Beane Field Disposals Board,-
Castries, St. Lucia.


Tenders should be addressed to the
Chairman, Beane Field Disposals Board.
Government Office. Castries, St. Lucia,
and should be marked Tender for Beane
Field Equipment."
1527/49
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P.W.M.1. Public Works Department,
16th December, 1949.
NOTICE.
TENDERS are invited for the purchase
of bad pitch pine timber approximately
8441 feet.
The Timber may be seen on applicati n
to the Public Works Department.
Tenders should be submitted to the
Director of Works in Fealed envelopes
marked "Tenders for bad timber". Ten-
ders will clcse at 11a.m. on Monday 14th
January. I950 The Director of Works
does not bind himself to accept the high-
est or any tender.
E. R. ROWBOTHAM,
D,'rector of Works.

Public Works D)eartment,
Roseau,
17th December, 1949
NOTICE.

TENDERS are invited for the purchase
of the following:--
1 Concrete Mixer, Strothert & Vitt.
Parts from 1 truck, Ford -- 48.
,, ,, 1 truck, Chevrolet 196.
,, 1 truck, Ford,
which may be inspected at the P W D.
Garage, New Street,during working hours
Tenders should be submitted to the Direc.
tor of Works in sealed envelopes marked
" Tenders for----. Tenders will
close at 10 a.m. on Saturday 14th January
1950.
C. SIMMONDS,
Ag. Director of Works

In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands,
Dominica Circuit

In the matter of the Escheat Act, 1932
and
In the matter of theEstate of OCTAVIA
JOSEPH of the parish of St. Andrew, in
the Colony of Dominica, deceased
GEORGE VI by the. Grace of Gon of
the United Kingdom of Great Britan,
Ireland and the British Dominions beyond
the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith.
To all persons claiming to be entitled to
the lands and tenements hereinafter de-
scribed.
WHEREAS it has been made to appear
to us that Octavia Joseph, late of the
Parish of St Andrew in the Colony of
Dominica. died seized and possessed in fee
of three pieces or portions of land situate










OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 1950.


in the Parish of St. Andrew aforesaid, and
that the said Octavia Joseph died without
heirs inheritable to her whereby the said
pieces or portions of land ought to be
escheated, that proceedings will be taken
to have the said pieces or portions of land
escheated to us at a sitting of the Supreme
Court to be holden at the town of Roseau
in the Colony of Dominica on the 9th day
of January, 1950, and you are hereby
further warned that if you fail to appear
at the said Court to be holden as aforesaid
the said proceedings will be heard and
taken without you
WITNESS His Honour Alfred Victor
Crane, Judge of Our said Court the 3rd
day of December, 1949.
[L.S.]

Department of Agriculture,
Forest Service.
Dominica,
APPLICATIONS are invited for a post of
Conservation Oflicer in the Department of
Agriculture, Dominica. It is desirable
that applicants should hold a degree or
diploma--but experience in soil conserva-
tion woik will be the deciding factor.
The appointment is non-pensionable
(save in the case of a seconded office ) for
a period of five yenrs Selary will be
within the Scale SL.G80 x 96 -- $2,400 per
annum. In addi in a subsistence allow-
ance at a rate of $: 60 per day will lie
paid when away from Headquarters. If
a car is required to be kept, allowances
in accordance with local regulations will
be paid. A House is not provided
Duties will consist of supervision of in-
structors engaged in laying out Cons-rva-
tion Works. reconnaissance of Crown
Lands for suitable land for settlement.
'The post requires an active responsible
person capable of working on his own,
who must be prepared to spend the major
portion of his time in the field.
Applicants should write to the Superin-
tendent of Agriculture. Botanic Gardens,
Roseau, Dominica, enclosing details of
qualifications and experience and I wo re-
cent testimonials.
L L. DE VERTEUIL,
Superintendent or Agriculture.
1097/49

PRESS RELEASE.
INSTALLATION OF H.R.H. PRINCESS
ALICE, COUNTESS OF ATHLONE G.C.V.O..
G.B.E., V.A. AS CHANCELLOR OF THE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE
WESI INDIES.

ARRANGEMENTS are now being com-
pleted for the installation of Princess
ALICE as Chancellor of the University Col-
lege of the West Indies. The ceremony
will take place on February 16th, 1950, on


the University College site and will follow
the normal procedure for such academic
ceremonies in British Universities. The
essentiall part of it is the public recital of
the oath of office by the Chancellor-desig-
nate. who is immediately afterwards robed
in the rojes of her office and installed in
the Chanceilor's seat. It is expected that
the majority of the Governors of the
Caribbean Colonies will be present, toget-
her with representatives of the Legisla-
tures of these Colonies. Invitations, have
been sent asking for universities in the
United Kingdom, the British Dominion:.
the United States and the independent
Caribbean countries to be represented and
sm ot these will send messages of good-
will which will be presented to the Chan-
cellor during the ceremonY. 'Ihe Earl of
Athlone, K.G. Chancellor of the University
of London, and Professor Lilian Penson,
Vice-Chancellor of London, are expected
to be present and the former has been
asked to address the assembly. An an-
nouneement will be made later about the
attendance of the general public at tl is
ceremony.
Arrangements are also being made for
foundation stones of certain of the Uni-
versity College and Hospital buildings to
be laid on February 18th by Princess Alice,
the Earl of Athlone and Sir James Irvine,
Vice-Chancellor of the University of St.
Andrews. 'Ihis function will be ofa more
private nature than the main ceremony.
it is also hoped to arrange on February
19th for special services to be held in the
Cathedral Church in Spanish Town and in
Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kingston. The
Archbishop of Port of Spain has already
accepted an invitation to be present at the
main ceremony.
1278/48.

Department of Agriculture,
Dominica.
9th January, 1950.
NO 1C .

Vanilla Dep.,t Roseau District
IT is notified for general information
that the Goodwill Estate Works have been
declared a depot for tne purchase of Van-
illas under the provisions of Section 44 (2)
of Sale of Produce Ordinance No. 22 of
191 anti for such period as may be
necessary.
L. L. DE VERFEUIL.
Agricultural Superintendent.
54A/50.

Department of Agriculture,
Dominica,
9th January, 1950.
NOTICE
Vanilla Depot at Coulibistrie.
It is notified for general information
that Mliss MARION MAXWELL'S premises at










8 OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY,

Coulibistrie are declared a depot for the
purchase of Vanillas under the provisions
of Section 44 (2) of Sale of Produce Or-
dinance No. 22 of 1941, and for such
period as may be necessary.
L. L. DE VERTEUIL,
Agricultural Superintendenlt.

54A/50.


Department of Agriculture,
Dominica,
9th January, 1950.
Important Notice to Vanilla Dealers.
THE attention of all Vanilla Dealers is
invited to The Sale of Produce (Amerd-
ment) Ordinance, 1948, No. 1 of 1948.
Section 2. Immediately after section
42 of the principal Ordinance the follow-
ing new section shall be inserted.
42A. Any person who wishes to cure
vanilla beans intended for export shall
DOMINICA.


JANUARY 9, 1950


first obtain from the Agricultural Super-
intendent a licence so to do:
Provided that this requirement shall
not apply to any person who picks and
cures his own vanilla beans and stores
such beans at his place of residence."
Section 5.
(2) (a) Every licensed dealer shall
declare in writing to the Agricultural
Superintendent on or before the 31st
day of January in every year the
amount of reaped Vanilla which was in
his possession on the 31st day of Decem-
ber in the last preceding year. The
Agricultural Superintendent shall came
the same to be checked and certified
and any false declaration of stock shall
be deemed to be an offence against this
Ordinance.


54A/50.


L. L. DE VERTEUIL,
Agricultural Superintendent.


By His Honour CLARENCE ADDISON HARNEY, Esquire, Acting Adminis-
trator of the Colony of Dominica, in the Windward Islands.
(Sgd.) C. ADDISON HARNEY.
Acting Admtnisti ator.
TO -
ELVIN LI.OYD ST BERNARD, Esquire, LLB., Acting Crown Attorney of
Dominica
and
JAMES OTTO ALRD Esquire, Merchant and Commission Agent, Member of
the Legislative Council of Dominica:
By virtue of the power and authority vested in me under the Commissions of
Inquiry Act (Cap. 116) 1 do hereby appoint you the said ELVIN LLOYD st. BERINARD
and JAMES OTTO AIRD, to be Commissioners pursuant to the provisions of the said
Act to Enquire into the organisation and functioning of the Post Office Department
with particular reference to --
(a) the loss of registered mails between the 2Sth July and 30th
November, 1949.
(b) to fix responsibility, if possible, for the loss.
(c) to make recommendations as to the steps to be taken to avoid re-
currence of such losses, and as to the future conduct of the
Postal Service in general.
and to submit the said recommendations accordingly.
AND I DIRECT that you the said ELVIN LLOYu ST. BERNARD Acting Crown
Attorney of Dominica, shall be Chairman of the Commission and that you shall hold
such meetings as may be necessary for your inquiry and for the preparation of your
report at such times and places as shall be by the Chairman appointed and that such
meetings shall be held in public.
AND I DO HEREBY appoint you OPHELIA ELWIN to be Secretary of the
Commission, to attend the meetings and generally perform such duties as Secretary
as are prescribed by law.
AND I DO DIRECT you the said Commissioners to make your report to the
Administrator with your findings and such recommendations in the premises as may
seem fit to you with all convenient speed and not later than the 15th day of Feb-
ruary, 1950.
AND I DO HEREBY charge and command all His Majesty's Officers and all
His Majesty's loving subjects in the said Colony that in their several powers and
abilities they be abiding and assisting you in the execution of this your Commission.
GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the said Colony at Government
House, Dominica the 5th day of January, 1950, in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign
of His Majesty King George the Sixth.
By His Honour's Command
(Sgd ) J. Bully,
Acting Government Secretary.
DOMINICA.
Printed at the BULLETIN OFFICE, Roseau, by G. A. JAMES-By uthor.ty




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