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ROSEAU, MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1952.
THE following particulars relating to,
,appointments, etc., in the public service
are published for general information: -
CLARKE. GERALD M., G.S.O Cl I. Bailiff
for Roseau. appointed Keeper of
H.M. Prison, on one year's probation.
Ist January, 1952
ALCENDOR, EDITH, Telephone Operator,
G.S 0. Class 11, vacation leave from
15th December, 1951 to IIth January,
CLARKE, GER*LD M., Acting Second Class
Clerk, Telephone Department, vaca-
tion leave from 15th December. 1951
to 19th Janua'y, 1952 inclusive.
CHARLES E.O.D., First Class Clerk, Supply
Office, vacation leave from 2nd Janu-
ary to 19th February, 1952. inclusive.
COOLS-LARTIGUE, G. R, Supervisor of
Tracks and By-ways, Public Works
Department, appointed, Special Grade
Clerk, Customs Department.
21th May, 1948
DANIEL, THOMAS., Messenger, G;S.O'
Class II, Registrar's Office, vacation
leave from 21st December. 1951, to
17th January, 1952 inclusive.
DANIEL, JOSEPH, District Sanitary Inspec-
tor, Mahaut, vacation leave from 17th
December, 1951 to 4th January 1952
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DOMINTQUE. JAMES A. M, Excise OHi-i
G.S.O Class 11, vacation leaveo''-
21st December. 1951 to 10th Fe$ruary,
1952 inclusive. '
DORIVAL, FRANCICA. Nurse, G.S (t. Chief
Officer, vacation leave from 2nd
January to 17th January, 1952 "rclu'.
DOCTROVE, A. I. PAMPHIL, Messenger.
G.S 0. Class III. Audit Department.
vacation leave from 27th December.
1951 to 12th January, 1952 inclusive.
FRANCIS, CLAYTOW, Orderly, G S O Class
III, RLseeau Hospital, vacation leave
from 24th December, 1951 to 11th
January 1952 inclusive.
GIRAUD, AVONDALE D appointed Super-
visor of Tracks and By-ways, Public
1st January, 1952
GRELL LORNA RP M Assistant Social Wel-
fare Offiher, vacation leave from 17th
December, 1951 to 2nd February',
JOLLY, PhTER, Messenker, G.S.0 Class
III, Educatibn D6phrtrfent, vacation
leave from 17th December, 1951 td'
4th Jarnaury, 1952 inclusive.
JOSEPH, ALFRED, Messenger, G.S.O. Class
111, Labour Department, vacation
leave from 17th December, 1951 t4'
4th January, 1952 inclusive.
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LETANG, H.E., Special Grade Clerk, Cus-
toms Department, appointed Con-
troller of Supplies.
24th May, 1948
LINDSAY, ANN E., Female Lunatic atten-
dant. H.M. Prison, vacation leave
from 15th December, 1951 to 3rd
January, 1952 inclusive.
MAYNES, STANLEY A., Messenger, G S.O.
Class II, Administrator's Office vaca-
tion leave from 17th December, 1951
to 14th January, 1952 inclusive.
PARKER, AGNES, Female Warder, H.M.
Prison, vacation leave from 22nd
December, 1951 to 10th January,
PASCAL, L., Telephone Operator, G.S 0.
Class I, vacation leave from 15th
December, 1951 to 11th January, 1952,
ROBERTS EUTIHALIE, Telephone Operator,
G.S.O. Class III, vacation leave from
18th December, 1951 to 5th January,
ROBERTS, JANILIA A., District Nurse,
G.S.O. Class III, vacation leave from
28th December, 1951 to 22nd January,
SCOTLAND, C.E., Sanitary Inspector. St.
Joseph, vacation leave from 7th Janu-
ary to 7th February, 1952, inclusive-
SERAPHIN, ALEXANDER, Excise Officer,
G.S.O. Class II, vacation leave from
24th December, 1951 to 11th January,
SEVERIN, WEBSTER, 0. First Class Clerk,
Administrator's Office vacation leave
from 2nd January to 12th February,
SWEENEY. C., Messenger, G.S.O. Class III,
Magistrate's Office, vacation leave
from 27th December to 29th January,
22nd December, 1951.
COST OF LIVING.
THE Administrator directs the publica-
tion for general information of the follow-
ing Cost of Living Index Figures in res-
pect of Dominica.
Statistics for 30th November, 1951
General Average Increases since 1939
All Items 243.6
Food Only 221.3%f
31st December, 1951.
MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1952.
NEW YEAR HONOURS.
His Majesty the King has been gracious-
ly pleased to aprrove of the following
New Year Honours:-
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of
the British Empire-
E. DUNCAN-St Vincent
Member of the Most Excellent Order of
the British Empire-
Miss D.M. DANE-Dominica
T D. TOWERS -Windward Islands
ist January, 1952.
THE CENTRAL HOUSING AND
The undermentioned persons have been
appointed to serve on the Central Hous ng
and Planning Authority constituted under
section 4 (1) of the Slum Clearance and
Housing Ordinance, 1946, for a period of
one year, with effect from the 1st January
The Senior Medical Officer (Ex Officio)
The Director of Works (Ex Officio),
The Agricultural Superintendent,
The Honourable G. Austin Winston,
The Honourable N. A Jeffers,
The Honourable R. B. Douglas,
The Mayor of Roseau.
5th January, 1952,
STATEMENT OF CURRENCY NOTE
CIRCULATION IN THE BRITISH
CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES (EASTERN
GROUP) ON 1st DECEMBER, 1951
during October, 1951.
Br. Caribbeen Notes $22,298,484
Gov't Currency Notes Not available
British Caribbean Notes:-
Trinidad ... ... $13,283,000
Barbados ... ... 3,582,000
British Guiana ... ... 7,520,000
Leeward & Windward Is. 4,086,000
Total Br. Caribbean Currency
Note Circulation ... ... $28,471,000
Trinidad Government Note
Circulation ... ... 6,848,852
Barbados Government Note
Circulation ... ... 865,340
British Guiana Government
Note Circulation ... ... 2,904,100
Total circulation on 1.12 51 $39,089 292
2nd January, 1952.
IT is notified, for general information,
that the Secretary of State for the Colonies
has notified His Excellency tthe Governor
that the King will not be advised to
exercise His Mvajesty's power of disallow-
ance with respect to the undermentioned
Ordinance passed by the Legislative
Council of Dominica:-
No3of1951. An Ordinance to rrake
provision for the protection of Praedial
2nd January, 1952.
Following discussions between United
Kingdom and Canadian Government and
Representative of Briti-h West Indies
which started early last summer, arrange-
ments have now been worked out for
extending and amending existing scheme
"Token Imports" into British West Indies
and Bahamas from Canada and United
2 So far as Canadian side is concerned
as from January 1st, 1952, the list of,
items covered by the scheme has been
expanded to include a much wider lange
of commr.odities including food products.
leather, metal and textile manufacturers
etc. Also percentage for exporters' quotas
for most of these commodities will be
raised from 333 to 40% (for the United
Kingdom only). Details of additional
commodities would be published in Board
of Trade journal.
3. The expanding trade liberalisation
arrangements will as from January 1st
1952 operate differently for the British
West Indies and Bahamas trade with
United States, Instead of system of
commodity quotas based on percentage
of past trade, the West Indies and Bahamas
will be able to licence additional imports
up to t.o a specified total value.
4. North America exporters should
also benefit from authority recently given
by Colonial Governments to introduce a
system of world open general licence for
certain commodities. These are mainly
of a kind essential to Colonial Develop-
ment. The list of goods to which open
general licence may be applied cover, for
example, a wide range, of finished steel
items and semi-manufactured copper,
zinc and nickel but also include dried,
pickled, salted and smoked fish, onions,
potatoes, certain animal feed stuffs and
5. In spite of grave balance of pay-
ment position in sterling area it has been
though right to recognize in these at range-
ments the great importance of good
commercial relations between 13itish
West Indies and North America and they
represent a substantial easing of imports
restrictions on goods exported by Canada
and the United States.
27th December, 1951
MONDAY JANUARY 7, 1952. 3
THE Meeting of the British Council on
Agriculture, Animal Health and Husban-
dry, Forestry and Fisheries which has
been in session at Hastings House Barba-
dos under the chairmanship of Mr. A.
Dek Frampton, Agricultural Adviser to
the Comptroller for Development and
Welfare erded its deliberations yesterday.
Among the chief subjects discussed was
the Organisation of Regional Research
and proposals were debated which would
lead to the better co-ordination of work
already started in the various territories,
and the exchange of information and
material between them in the following
specific fields Animal Husbandry, Grass,
Legumes, and Grassland management.
Food Crop Production, the restoration of
degraded land s.il and water conservation
and the provision of a centralised statisti-
The Council also discussed the question
of higher Agricultural Education and
stressed the necessity for finalsing arrange-
ments for offering a degree course in
Agriculture within the British Caribbean,
The question of plant and animal quar-
an'ine was debated and recommendations
will be submitted to the Governments
concerned with special reference to the
protection of the area by the p vision of
safeguards against the introduction of
pests and diseases.
The importance of Marine and Fresh
Water Fisheries was stressed and atten-
tion was drawn to the conference on
Fisheries which is to take place next spring
under the auspices of the Caribbean Com-
mission. T'ne need for central training
facilities fr subordinate forestry officers
was agreed on and the view was held that
such training could be best carried on at
the Farm Irstiute for the Eastern Carib-
bean at Ti inidad which should shortly be
Among other matters under review
were peasant agriculture and land settle-
ment, the possibility of institutinga British
Caribbean Agricultural Journal and the
difficulties in securing qualified and
experienced staff for departments of
The detailed recommendations of the
Council will be presented to the Comp-
troller for transmission to the Govern-
ments concerned and the Secretary of
State for the Clonies.
20th December, 1951.
VICTOR C. JOSSE,
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4 OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1952.
Departmental and GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK
Other NOUCOS. Depositors at the Government Savings
Bank are requested to present their bank
Important Notice to Vanilla Dealers.
ite attention of alliVanilla Dealers is
-04oited to The Sale of Produce (Amend-
I bnt) 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
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.
(2) (a) Every licensed dealer shall
declare in writing to the Agricultural
Superintendent on or before the 3lstday
of January in every year the amount of
reaped Vanilla which was in his pos es-
sion on the 31st day of December in the
last preceding year. The Agricultural
Superintendent shall cause the same
to be checked and certified and any false
declaration of stock shall be deemed to be
an offence against this Ordinance.
ST. G. C. COOPER
28th December 1951
IT is notified for general information
that as from 1st January, 1,952, motor
vehicle and bicycle licences due to the
Roseau Town Council will be collected at
11th December, 1951.
-books at the Treasury. during the month
'of January for the entry therein of accrued
W. H. SWEETING,
3rd Janua r y, 1952.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS AND
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in
pursuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Se2tion' 16 of the Leeward
Islands and Windward Islands (Courts)
,Order in Council, 1939, The Honourable
Puisne Judge assigned to the Dominica Cir-
cuit has appointed Tuesday the 29th day of
January, 1952, at the hour of ten o'clock
in the forenoon and subsequent days for
the sitting of the Court in its Criminal
Jurisdiction'at the Court House at Roseau
-within the Dominica Circuit.
Dated the 4th day of January, 1952.
A B. M ARIE,
Registrar of the Supeme Court
of the Wiidward Ila nd.s
a nd Lewa' -d slnsiids
DOMINICA GRAMMAR SCHOOL
School will reopen on Tuesday, January
22nd at 9 a.m. All boys will be expected
to wear the School Uniform and School
Colours. All fees must be paid on the
first day of, term
Tne Headmaster will be in his Office on,
Monday January 21st at 10 a m to meet
atiy parents who may wish to interview
VICTOR A.A. ARCHER.
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT.
REGISTRY OF TITLES. ISLAND OF DO\MINICA.
Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings thereon, and Caveats. for the
week ending the 15th day of December, 1951.
Date of Request
Nature of Request whether for Certificate
.of Title or Noting thereon, or Caveat.
Request dated Cecil Athelstan Perryman Request for the issue of a First Certificate
25th October, 1951, ,..by his Solicitor. of Title (with plan attached) in respect of
Presented G. A. James that portion of land in the Parish of St.
12th December, 1951, Luke in the Colony of Dominica contain
at 10.45 a.m. ing 32.3 acres and bounded as follows:-
North by the Public Road; North-East by Maricent Emanuel and Mount Lofty Estate; South-
East by Crown Land and Mount Lofty Estate; West by, Moloy Williams and Emilien Peltier.
Registrar's Office, A. B. MARIE,
Roseau, Ag. Registrar of Titles.
12th December, 1951.
NOTE.--Any 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 newspaper published in.this Island.
Printed at the BULLETIN OFFICE, Roseau,-By Authority
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