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Dominic


Official


Gazette.


SubliS Me bY Autboritp.

ROSEAU, MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1951. No. 38


Government Notices.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
11th August 1951.
His Excellency Brigadier SIR ROBERT
DUNCAN HARRIS ARUNDELL, K C.M G.,
O,B.E., Governor and Commander-in-Chief
of the Windward Islands, arrived in the
Colony from Grenada on Saturday, 11th
August, 1951.
His Excellency was accompanied by his
A D.C.
By Command,
L ACH1LLE PINARD,
Government Secretary.

Administrator's Ofice,
27th July, 1951.
General Elections, 1951.
UNDER the provisions of section 12 (1)
of the Legislative Council (Elections)
Ordinance, 1951. Mr. T.A. BOYD, Regis-
trar, has been appointed Supervisor of
Elections in conjunction with the duties
of his substantive post.
C. 3/51
Administrator's Office,
8th August, 1951.
IT is notified for general information
that the Secretary of State for the Colonies
has notified His Excellency the Governor
that the KING will not be advised to exer-
cise His Majesty's power of disallowance
with respect to the undermentioned Ordin-
ance passed by the Legislative Council of
Dominica.
No. 21 of 1950. An Ordinance to amend
the Trade and Revenue Consolidation
Ordinance, 1949,
150/45

3.f-7aI aq


Administrator's Ofice,
9th August, 1951.
PENDING the issue of the King's Exe-
quatur in his favour, provisional recogni.
tion is hereby accorded Lieutenant Colonel
MIGUEL NtICETE PAOLI as Venezuelan
Consul-General at Trinidad, with jurisdic-
tion including Tobago, Grenada St. Vin-
cent, St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kitts, Nevis,
Parbuda, Montserrat, Virgin Islands and
Barbados.
150/45
Administrator's Office,
10th August, 1951.
THE Honourable Mr. Justice DATE
Puisne Judge, arrived in the Colony on
Thursday, 9th August, 1951.

Administrator's Ofice,
10th August, 1951.
The undermentioned draft Bills which it
is proposed to introduce in Legislative
Council is published, for general inform
action, with this issue of the Olicial
Gazette:--
An Ordinance to provide for the Notifi.
cation of Accidents and Occupational
Diseases.
1298/50
An Ordinance to confer powers, and
impose duties and Restrictions, in relation
to Gold, Currency, Payments, Securities,
Debts, and the Import, Export, Transfer
and settlement of Property, and for pur-
poses connected with the matters afore-
said.
658/50
Administrator's Office,
10th August, 1951.
THE following particulars relating to
appointments etc. in the public service
are published for general information:--


VOL. LXXIV







153 OFFICIAL GAZETTE. MONDI

FRANCIS. KENNETH I., Sergeant, Domini-
ca Police Force, appointed Inspector.
1st May, 1951.
(This notice is in substitution for that
of the 1st August, 1951, appearing in
Gazette of the 7th August, 1951.)
C. 159/50


Administrator's Office,
10th August, 1951.
DISPERSION OF ASSETS OK'
1. G. FARBENINDUSTRIE.
THE Allied High Commission for Ger-
many has enacted a law providing for the
dissolution and winding up of the above
concern and associated companies. Cre-
ditors may obtain information from Ad-
ministrator's Office or from the Financial
Secretary as to the procedure necessary
for filing claims.
(Sgd.) L. ACHILLE PINARD,
Government Secretary.
897/49.


Administrator's Office,
11th August, 1951.
THE Minutes of a Meeting of the
Finance Committee held on Wednesday,
6th September, 1950, is published with this
issue of the Oficial Gazette for general
information.
336/47.
By Order,
L. ACHILLE PINARD,
Government Secretary.


IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS AND
LEEWARD ISLANDS
(DOMINICA)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in
pursuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the Leeward
Islands and Windward Islands (Courts)
Order in Council, 1939, His Honour the
Puisne Judge assigned to the Dominica
Circuit has appointed Tuesday the 21st day
of August, 1951, at the hour of ten o'clock
in the forenoon and subsequent days for
an adjourned sitting of the Court in its
Criminal Jurisdiction at the Court House
at Roseau within the Dominica Circuit.
Dated the'2nd day of August, 1951.
T. A. BOYD,
Registrar of the Supreme Court
of the Windward Islands
and Leeward Island
(Dominica)
4 34/45


AY, AUGUST 13, 1951.

THE ROSEAU TOWN COUNCIL
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS)
Office of the Roseau Town Council,
19th July, 1950.
At a meeting of the Roseau Town Coun-
cil held this day, there Iwere present:-
Hon. C. A. H. Dupigny, Chairman,
Hon Austin Winston
Dr R. F. Armour,
Hon. A D. Boyd,
Mr. J. 11. C. Grell,
Mr. L. F. C. Royer,
Mr. J W A. Osborne.
Absent:- Lt. Col E. R. Rowbotham.
It was resolved that the Draft Esti-
mates and Exrenditure for the year
1950 be recast and be presented for con-
sideration at a meeting to be held at 4.30
p.m. on the 21st instant
Mr. Royer moved as follows: -
Whereas under Section 89 of the Roseau
Town Council Ordinance. 1937 (No. 23 of
1937) it is ordained that the Roseau Town
Council shall twice in each year not later
than the 31st day of Junuary and the 31st
day of July, by Resolution, declare that a
rate not exceeding one and one quarter
per cent of the values (as assessed under
the said ordinance) of all houses and lots
of land in the Town of Roseau shall be
leviable as Land & House Rate for the
current year.
Be It Resolved by the Rcseau Town
Council this 19th day of July, 1950 that a
rate of t% shall be levied on the values
(as assessed under the said ordinance) of
all houses and lots of land in the Town of
Roseau for the current year.
Mr. Greil seconded the motion.
The motion was put to the vote and
carried.
Accounts and Pay Lists passed by the
Finance Committee for payment amount-
ing to $2850.43 were laid on the table.
On motion of Mr. Royer, seconded by Mr
Boyd, it was resolved that the expenditure
of the sum of $2850.43 for the Services of
the Council during the month of June be
sanctioned.
The Statement of the Town Fund for
the month of June was read showing a
credit balance of $780.54 on the 30th June
See appendix)
The Town Clerk's, Meat Inspector's and
Chief Sanitary Inspector's Reports for
the month of June were read.
A letter dated 22nd June, 1950 from
Mrs Edney Mitchell was read applying to
connect her premises on the Goodwill
Road to the Water Service in that Street.
It was resolved that the application be
granted and the property assessed for
Water Rate according to its assessed
value.
A letter dated 17th July, 1950 from Mr.
C. O. James was read applying for per-
mission to connect his premises in Bath
Road to the Water pipe supplying water






OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY AUGUST 13, 1951.


to the Cricket pitch in Windsor Park and
pointing out that the water was hardly
being used.
The Town Clerk informed the Council
that Mr. Doctrove had previously applied
to connect his premises with the same
supply but that it had been decided by
the Council to hold the application in
abeyance.
It was resolved that permission he grant-
ed for both premises to be connected and
that they be assessed for Water Rate
according to their assessed values.
A letter dated 25th June, ,950 from
Mrs, Phyllis Didier on behalf of Messrs
Parry W. lellot & Co applying for permits.
sion to connect the Company's property
in Hillsborough Street to the Water anil
Sewerage Systemns of the Town was read.
There being no sewerage main in Hills.
borough Street, it was resolved that per.
mission be granted for the property to be
connected to the Water Service and be
assessed for Water Ilate according to its
assessed value.
A letter dated 13th June, 1950 from Mr
Cecil Jones complaining of a breadfuit
tree in the yard in which he lived which
was dangerous to his life and property.
That he had previously complained of
the said tree which was trimmed but that
the tree had grown again and recently a
branch had broken from it and fallen in
the yard a d might have injured the
residents in the yard and asking that it be
cut down.
It was resolved that a notice be served
on the owner of the tree to have it cut
down.
A letter dated 17th July, 1950 from Mr.
W. A. Joseph, Asst. Town Clerk applying
for 28 days vacation leave from the 8th
August was read.
It was resolved that the application be
granted.
A letter dated 1st June, 1950 from Mr.
J. Albert Lawrence was read applying for
assistance to pave the sidewalk in front of
his house in New Street:
It was resolved that the application be
referred to the Works and Streets Com-
mittee for report.
It was resolved that a meeting of the
Fire Brigade Committee be held at 4 p.m.
on the 24th instant to enquire into the
charge preferred ag a i n s t Fireman
Tavernier,
It was resolved that the meeting be
adjourned to 4.30 p.m. on the 21st instant.
Office of the Roseau Town Council,
21st July, 1950.
At the adjourned meeting of the Roseau
Town Council held this day, there were
present:--
Hon. C. A. H. Dupigny, Chairman
Hon Austin Winston,
Dr. R. F. Amour,
Mr. J.W.A. Osborne,


Mr. L.F.C. Royer,
Mr. J.H.C. Grell,
Absent:-Lt. Col. E.R. Rowbotham,
Hon. A. D. Boyd.
1Phe Draft Estimates of Revenue for
19)0 amounting to $28178.00 was consi-
deied item oy item. and approved.
On motion of Mr Royei, seconded by
Mr. Grell, it was resolved that Capt. Bur-
ton, Superintendent Fire Brigade. be re-
tired on the grounds of ill health, that the
approval cf the Governor-in-Council be
sought to pay him a'pension and gratuity-
and that the retirement should take effCtL
as from the date of his retirement front
the Public Service.
The Draft Estimates of Expe-pditure
for 1950 was taken up.
Head 1. Pensions amounting to 1873,36
was agreed to.
Head 2 Administration.
it was resolved tnat the approval of'the
Governor-in-Gouncil. be sought to place
one salary of the Town Clerk in the scale
of $1920,00 by $96,00 ta $2160,00 and the
Asst. Town Clerk $792.0) by $72.00 to
$1152,00.
The total expenditure of $4807 40 under
Head 2 was agreed to Head 3. Sanita-
tion.
It was resolved that the salary of Chief
Sanitary Inspector be placed in the scale
of $1248.00 by $96.00 to $1728.00 and that
of Sanitary Inspector Winston $792.00 by
$72.00 to $1152.00 and Sanitary Inspector
James G Henry $132.00 by $24.00 to
$576 00
The total expenditure of $!3604 00 un-
der Head 3 was agreed to.
Mr. Grell moved seconded by Mr Royer,
that a Committee be appointed to enquire
into scavenging the Town by Motor Lorry.
The matter was referred to the Sanitary
Committee for investigation and report.
Head 4. Streets Maintenance and Light-
ing.
It was resolved that the meeting be
adjourned to 4 30 p.m. on the 25th instant
in the meanwhile an Estima'te of the cost
of reconstructing the Jrains and sidewalks
on both sides of Queen Mary Street from
Hillsborough Street to the Goodwill
Bridge be prepared for the information
of the Council.
Office of the Roseau Town Council,
25th July, 1950.
At the adjourned meeting of the Roseau
Town Council held this day, there were
present: -
Hon. C. A. H. Dupigny, Chairman,
Hon A. D. Boyd,
Mr. J. W.A. Osborne,
Absent:--Hon. Austin Winston,
Dr. R F. Amour,
Mr. L.F.C. Royer,
Mr. J.H.C. Grell,
Lt. Col. E.R. Rowbotham.





OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1951.


Head 6 Reconstruction M'ce & Lighting
of Streets.
The estimates of the cost of reconstruct-
ing the drains and sidewalk on both sides
ol Queen Mary street to the Goodwill
Bride was considered and approved.
It was resolved that the approval of
the Governor-in-Council be sought to
place the salary of the Town Overseer in
the scale of $624 00 by $48.00 to $864.00.
The total expenditure of $5101.00 under
Head 4 was agreed to.
Head 5. Upkeep Water &Sewerage Works
It was resolved that the salary of the
Foreman Water & Sewerage Works and
the Watchtihi- Reservcir be placed in the
scale of W'i2.0)J by $24,00 to $576,00
and $264,09 ty $14,40 to $307,20 respect.
tively..
The total expenditure of $3175,00 under
Head 5 was agreed to.
Head 6. Upkeep Markets & Slaughter
House.
It was resolved that the Market Clerk's
salary be placed in the scale of $480,00 by
$60,00 to $720,00
The total expenditure of $1175,60 under
Head 6 was agreed to.
Head 7. Upkeep Fire Brigade.
It was resolved that the salary of the
Foreman Fire Brigade be placed in the
scale of $624,00 by $48.00 to $864.00, the
Senior and Fireman.thauffeur $432,00 by
$24,00 to $624,00 and the other four Fire.
men at $336,00 by $19,20 to $412 80,
The total expenditure of $8487,68 under
Head 7 was agreed to.
It was resolved that a suitable person
be appointed at the. next meeting of the
Council to perform the duties of Superin-


tendent Fi
(Dr, Arr
Tee folio


re Brigade.
nour came in and took his seat ).
wing expenditures were agreed


I


STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE OF THE ROSEAU TOWN COUNCIL
FOR JUNE, 1950.
1950 Receipts 1950 Payments
June 1. To Balance ... $2089.25 June. 2. By Chairman's Orders $2850.43
,, Inland Revenue Clerk ... 549.78 ,, 30. Balance 780.54
Registrar & Marshal ... 525.16
Town Clerk ... .. 466.78
$3630.97, $3630.97
(Sgd.) A. D. BOYD,--Actg. Financial Secretary
8th July, 1950.


to:-
Head 8. Printing & Stationery $3200.0
.9. Uniforms for Constables 350 00
10. Rent of School Garden 40.00
11. Scholarships 350.OC
12 Burial of Paupers 960.00
13 Upkeep Public Cemetery 120.00
11. Tools 240.00
15. Repairs to Buildings 400.00
S16. Grants:
Convent Primary School 120.00
Sacred Heart School 72 00
Pottersville School 60.00
Dominica Infirmary 780.00
Children Poor tX'mas Dinner) 24 00
"17 Windsor Park 700.00
18 Contingencies 100.00
", 19. Refunds 50 00
20. Upkeep Bicycle 75 00
Special Expenditure:-.
Purchase of Mules 300.00
Excavating sidewalk in Jewel St. 328.00.
Purchase of land for School Garden 1000.00
Reconstructing drains and side.
walks in Queen.Many Street 16u0.00
It was resolved that increase of paS of
the Staff of the Council and the Firemen
should take effect as from Jannary, 194t.
It was resolved that the Estimates of
Expenditure for 1950 amounting to
$44952.61 be approved.
The Council rose.
Confirmed this i9th day of September
1550.
CLIFTON A.H. DUPIGNY,
Chairman,
Roseau Town Council.







OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1951. 156

COLONY OF DOMINICA.
0
--TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT.
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT.


REGISTRY OF TITLES.


ISLAND OF DOMINICA.


Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings thereon, and Caveats, for
the week ending the 4th day of August 1t51.


Date of Request Person Presenting.


Request dated Arthur V. Smith
i6th May, 1951, by his Solicitor
Presented M. E. Charles
30th July, 1951,
at 3 45 p.m.


Nature of Request whether for Certificate
of Title or Noting thereon, or Caveat, or
Transfer with plan attached.

Request for the issue of a New Certificate
of Titlj (with plan attached) in respect of
all that portion or parcel of land known
as Bona Vista and situate in the Parish
of St. Paul and bounded as follows, .-


Northerly by Ravine Bayonne separating it from land of Peter Maxim; Easterly bythe
L'mnprevue Eitate land of Mrs. Charles Bellot and Carelle Estate; Westerly by laqd of
Eltelle M lcoherson and the Ch3ck Hill Estate; South-Westerly by land known as Ljl : i
S utherly by land of Mrs. Charles Hellot and Carelle Estate.
Registrar's Qffice, T. A. BOYD,
Roseau, Regzstrar of Titles.
31st July 1951.
NoTE.-Auy person who desires to object to the issuing of a Certificate of Title on the above
application may enter a Caveat in the above office within four weeks from the date of the first
appearance of the above Schedule in the Official Gazette and the Dominica Chronicle news-
paper published in this Island.


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DOMINICA.
Printed at the:BULLETIN OFFIcG, Roseau,'by G. A. JAMES -By Authority





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Supplements to


Dominica Official


v. 74 no.



Draft bill


Gazette


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"Ordinance to provide for the


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DOMINICA.

Minutes of Meeting of Finance

Committee.
AT a meeting of the Finance Committee held at 10.45 a.m. on
Wednesday, the 6th September, 1950, in the Administrator's
Office.
Present:
His Honour E.P. ARROWSMITH, C.M.G., Administrator,
(Chairman),
The Honourable C. A. HARNEY, Crown Attorney,
,, ,, W. H. SWEETING, Financial Secretary,
,, ,, ARTHUR PEMBERTON,
I 1 Mrs. ELMA NAPIER,
it ,, G. AUSTIN WINSTON,
t ,, C. J. L. DUPIGNY,
,, H. D. SHILLINGFORD, C.B.E.
Absent :-
The Honourable C. A. H. DUPIGNY,
T. M. BERTRAND.
S ,, J. O. AIRD,
Confirmation of Minutes.
The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, the 23rd
August, 1950, were read and confirmed.
Antigua Hurricane.
His Honour informed members that he had sent a telegram to
the Administrator of Antigua expressing his sorrow at the news
of their hurricane and offering any assistance that this Colony
might be able to give, He read a reply received from the Ad-
ministrator of Antigua and acquainted members with the action
he had taken so far.
Roseau Jetty,
His Honour read estimates of what it would cost to construct
the jetty at various widths.
The Director of Works who was called to the meeting explain-
ed various points in the estimates and in the construction of the
jetty.
After a lengthy discussion the Committee decided that the
length of the jetty should be 160 feet and the width 47 feet.
The Passenger Jetty was to be constructed 100 feet long and
20 feet wide.
Road Maintenance.
ghe Committee approved of the issue of a supplementary vote
3 rs o '44.70 to meet expenditure under Head XXIV. Public Works

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Recurrent Sub-head 2. Road Maintenance. Compensatory Savy
ings were quoted.
Mr. Shillingford charged that the coastal road from St. Joseph
down to Du Blanc had been neglected. He drew His Honour's
attention to the Fond Hunt road which was deteriorating badly.
Mr. Shillingford also stated that the drains on the Macoucherie
Valley road were not looked after and the road to Morne Rachette
had not been attended to for years.
Mr. Winston said that the Public Works Department should
understand clearly that they must facilitate transport and asked
for work on these roads to be expedited.
Telephones.
The Committee approved the issue of supplementary votes of
$98.33 and $71.11 to meet expenditure under Head XXIII (2) Tele-
phones Sub-head 1. Personal Emoluments and Sub-head 6. Re-
newal of Poles and Lines, respectively.
Mr. Shillingford said that the Telephone Service was a scan-
dal. He claimed that he sometimes would ring up St. Joseph for
half an hour before he could get an answer. The excuse was al-
ways that the line was bad.
Mr. Shillingford alleged that no disciplinary action was taken
in the Government Service against people who did not do their
jobs.
His Honour denied the charge and said that was definitely not
so.
Supplementary Votes.
The Committee approved of Supplementary Votes to meet ex-
penditure under the following heads:-
Head Sub-Head Amount
C.D. & W. Scheme I). 941 23. Operational Costs $820.00
XXV. Public Works Extra. 10. Two cells for Police
Sub-stations 7.59
XXI. Prisons 3. Clothing, Bedding and
Necessaries 174.70
8. Contingencies 38.11
XX. Post Office 4. Cost of Stamps 3,159.50
8. Share of Parcels Postage 10.32
III. Governor 1. Personal Emoluments 2,595.18
2. Contingencies 7.11
5. Travelling Expenses-
Governor 594.18
6. Travelling Expenses--
Staff 544.18
7. Purchase and Repairs
of Typewriters 6.63
Furniture 25.42
XII (1) Judicial Personal Emoluments
(a) Chief Justice 2,8
(b) Puisne Judges












XII (3) Magistrate

XIX. Police

VI. Audit Department






XXVIII Supply Office
XXXI Treasury (Income
Tax Branch)
XVII Miscellaneous

XVII Miscellaneous


IV Agriculture


6. Transport and Subsistence
Allowances for Judges 163.25
7. West Indian Court of Appeal 429.56
6. Transport of Magisterial
Records 13.21


14. Contingencies
12. Purchase of Typewriter
1. Personal Emoluments
(a) Principal Auditor (
(b) Assistant ,,
4. Travelling and Subsistence
Allowance
Acting Allowance to Auditor
5. War Bonus


Reference Library
Contribution to Imperial
War Graves Commission
5. Telegrams
7. Transport & Subsistence
Allowance to Officials
10. Maintenance of Botanic
Gardens
11. Cultivation of Demonstra-
tion Plots
13. Experiment Station
14. Upkeep Morne Bruce Lands
16. Upkeep of Stock
25. Plant Distribution
Labour Recruitment Conference


186,16
36 06


501.57


306.45
45.12
150.31

108.48

133.50
783.95

74.21

380.00


400.00
500.00
50.00
120.00
2,050.00
471.60


Mr. Winston reminded His Honour that he had been asking
for a long time for a report giving a follow up of the plants dis-
tributed. He wanted to know the number of plants distributed
and how many of them were thriving.
Mr. Shillingford expressed the opinion that the Agricultural
Stations had not served the purpose for which they were estab-
lished.
House of Commons,
The Committee agreed to the payment of this Colony's share
of the expenses of Mr. Marryshow's trip to the United Kingdom
as West Indian delegate for the opening ceremony of the House
of Commons.
Visit of Trade Commissioner.
The Committee was in favour of the proposal for an official
tour of the West Indies by the Trade Commissioner for the British
West Indies in Canada and agreed to meet this Colony's share of
the expenses.
Agricultural Scholarship.
The consideration of the issue of a Special Warrant to meet







over expenditure under the provision for the Agricultural Schol-
arship was deferred for further details.
Sloop "Relief."
The question of whether Government should take over an
amount due the Ministry of Transport by Mr. R.F. Garraway, for
subsequent recovery from him, was deferred to the next meeting.
Adjournment.
The Committee then adjourned, sine die.
D. K. BURTON.
Clerk of Council.
Confirmed this 4th day of October, 1950.
E. P. ARROWSMITH.
Administrator.




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