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ROSEAU, MONDAY, JUNE 9, 1952.
REPORT OV DEVELOPMENT AND
WELFARE O!GA N.-A ON
Ir is notified for general informati on
that a limited number of copies of the
Report of the Development and Welfare
Organisation for 1931 is available for sale
to the public at Government Office.
The price of the report is 80 cents per
21st May, 1952
POST OF FINANCIAL SECRETARY.
WESTERN PACIFIC HiGH COM MISSION
Mr. ALASTAIR MACLl0oR-SMITH. Finan-
cial and Economic Adviser Windward
Islands, has been selected for appointment
as Financial Secretary, Western Pacific
Mr. MIACLEOD-SMITH will be.proceeding
to United Kingdom on leave early in June
and is expected to assume duty in Fij
early in September, 1952.
2nd June, 1952.
IT is notified for general information
that the Secretary of State for the Col-
onies has notified His Excellency the
Governor that the Queen will not be
advised to exercise Her Majesty's power
of disallowance with respect to the
undermentioned Ordinances passed by the
Legislative Co.ncil of Dominica.
&. i z8ar
No. 24 of 1951. Trade and Professional
Licenses (Amendment) Ordinance, 1951
No. 26 of 1951. Liquor Licences
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1951.
2tlh MiVay, 19.52
VicTOR C JossE,
Go ernmentier Secrc.ito'ry
Departmental and other
Applications for Citrus Plants, includ-
ing Limes are invited from planters in
the Roseau area Forms of application
are obtainable at Head Office of the
Department, and should be forwarded
by the 15th JUNE 1952.
2. Planters who have applied previous-
ly should not re-apply this year, but
should ensure that their previous orders
have been recorded. Orders placed pre-
viously to 1952 will receive priority.
3. Peasants should give their require-
ments to their District Agricultural
4. Plants will only be distributed in
areas, which in the opinion of the Super-
intendent of Agriculture, fulfil the follow-
(a) Suitable natural conditions for the
(b) Adequate Wind Protection
(c) Adequate Soil Conservation Mea-
St. G. C. COOPER.
OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY JUNE 9, 1952
Application having been made by the
persons named for the purchase of por-
tions of Crown Land in the Parishes
shown below, the said lands will be sold
by Public Auction at the Forest Office,
Roseau. on the 11th day of August, 1952,
at and after 2 00 p m.
Any person laying claim to, or wishing to
bid for any of these said lands must give
notice in writing to the Chief Forest
Officer by the 9th day of July, 1952.
Diagrams of the said lands may be seen
at the Forest Office. Roseau between the
hours of 10.00-12 00 a.m.
Parish of St. Andrew :
Avplicant Philhp Gordon of Marigot
for 4.99 acres. Land bounded as follows:-
North, South, East. West, By Crown Lands
Applicant Ellis Metheuse!a Hamlet of
Marigot for 5 21 acres. Land bounded as
follows:- North, South, East, West, By
Apnlicant Thomaslee Felix of Marigot
for 7 56 acres Land bounded as follows: -
North, South, East, West, By Crown
Applicant Hubert Lewis of Marigot
for 3.78 acres. Land bounded as follows:-
North, South, East, West, By Crown
Applicant George Younger of Mari.
got for 29.775 acres. Land bounded as
follows:-North by land of Frobel Laville
South by land of Machhour George East
by Crown Land West by land of Frobel
Parish of St David:
Applicant Staffa Daniel of Tranto
(near Castle Bruce) for 5.43 acres. Land
bounded as follows:-North, South, East,
West, By Crown Lands.
Applicant Jonathan W. Baptiste of
Sen House (near Castle Bruce) for 5.24
acres. Land bounded as follows:-North
by Crown Land South by Maclacken River
& Crowr Land East by Crown Land West
by Crown Land.
Parish of St. Joseph:
Applicant Christopher Bruno of Mas-
sacre for 5.38 acres. Land bounded as
follows:-North, South, East, West, By
Applicant Clement J. Ferriera of St.
Joseph for 10.5 acres. Land bounded as
follows:-North, South, East, West By
Parish of St. Peter:
Applicant Irvings Ravariere of Coli-
haut for 7.0625 acreas. Land bounded as
follows:-North by Crown Land South &
S. East by Ravine. Lands of St. Clair and
Mark Andre. South & S. West by
Parish of St. Patrick.
Applicant George Andrew of Grand
Bay for 4.925 acres. Land bounded as
follows:-North by John and Benjamin
J no. Lewis. South by Crown Land. East by
Lodric Thomas. West by L, R Cookman.
Parish of St. George
Applicant Howard Rolle of Laudat
for 2.13 acres Land bounded as follows:-
North West by Crown Land, North East
by Crown Land. South East by Lands of
Tommy Noel, South West by Lands of
ST. ( COOPER
Chief Forest Olicer,
TRAFFIC ( NOTICE
WITH reference to Part I Section 5 of
the Vehicles and Road T'raie Ordinance
No. 21 of 1949, it is hereby notified for
general information .hat until further
notice in the Official Gazette the hours of
sunset and sunrise shall be respectively
6.15 p m. and 5.30 a.m.
In accordance with the above. mentioned
Ordinance Motor Vehicles will therefore
bear lights from the hour of 6.45 p.m. to
It. DE LA C. OZANNE,
THE ROSEAU TOWN COUNCIL
AI L\NUIES OF P1 'GCEl1DIGS)
Office of the Roseau Town Council,
15th November, 1950.
At a meeting of the Roseau Town Coun-
cil h-ld this day, there wete present:-
Hon. C. A. H Duigry, Chairman,
SMr. L F. C. Royer,
Mr. J. H. C. Grell.
Absent:-Hon. Austin Winston,
Mr. A. D. Boyd,
D)r. R F Armour.
Lt. Col. E R Rowbotham,
Mr. J. W. A Osborne.
Minutes of a meeting of the Council
held on the 20th September were read and
(Lt. Col. Rowbotham came in and took
his seat )
A report by Mr. Trotter on the pomp-
ing of water from the Service pipe in
Bath Road to the Colonial Development
Corporation Building at the Morne was
It was resolved that a Water Meter be
placed on the Service pipe to check on the
quantity of water pumped daily,
Mr. Royer gave notice that he would
ask at a later stage of the meeting as
1. Why was water closed on the 1st
November from 7.15 a.m. without previ-
ous notice to the public?
2. Who is responsible for the stop
valve at the corner of King (;eorge V and
Queen Mary Streets being three quarter
closed from 6th to the 9th November
thereby causing a shortage of water in
King George V St-eet.
OFFICIAL GAZETTE, MONDAY, JUNE 9, 1952
The Chairman informed the Council
that on the 6th instant he had occasion to
-suspend Senior Fireman Allen and labour-
er James Daly for one month for making
false statements to him with reference to
:the closing of water on the 1st November.
Mr. Grell enquired whether i;; was with-
in the province of the Chairman to sus.
pend underling Daly.
The Chairman replied in the affirmative
.and added on application by Allen and
Daly. he had given instructions for their
reinstatement after six days suspension.
in answer to Mr. Royer's question the
Chairman stated that Foreman Water
'Works Doiival was responsible for lock-
ing off the water on the 1se instant and
for not checking on the valve to see that
it was properly o-,ened
Accounts and Pay Lists passed by the
Finance Contnini ec for payment alinmont-
.ing to $1968 54 were laid on tho table.
(.)n motion of Mr Royer. seconded by
Gi ell. it was resclvtd that the expenditure
of the sum of $': 68.54 for the Services of
the Council during the month of October
The tatemrent i,f the Town Fund for
thle imnth of October was readl tiowing
a credit balance of $7232 64 (in the 31st
The Town Clerk reported that several
street lamps weie not illuminating be-
ca:use of defective brac.kets and wiring
The Director of Works promised to
have the defective iamps rectified.
The Chief Sanitary Inspector'v report
and MViat Inspector's report for the mcontt
of Octcber were read.
A letter No 11:~850-6 from His Hon-
our the Administrator was read informing
the Council that the Governor-in-Cmoncil
had approved of the increases of salary to
the Towr. Clerk, Assistant Town Clerk
and Iown Overseer with effect from the
1st January, 1950 as follows:--
Town Clerk $1920.00 by $96.00 to $2160..00
Assistant Town Clerk $792.00 by $72 00 to
Town Overseer $624.00 by $48.(00t&X,$'4 '4'1
The Chairman informed the Council that
on receipt of His Honour's letter and in
compliance with the Council's directions
he had given instructions for the increas-
ed pay to the Staff be paid from January
The Council approved of the Chair.
It was resolved that the Governor-in-
Council's attention be called to the fact
that the Council wished the new scale of
pay to take effect as from 1st January,
A letter dated 14th November, 1950 from
Mr K. M. Green, Town Clerk, informing
the Council that on 31st March last he
had attained the age required by law for
That he begged to be allowed to retire
on the 28th February next giving him
three months vacation k1ave from the 1st
December next prior to retirement
Mr. Grell moved seconded by 1*- Royer
Ite it Resolved that Mr. R.M. Green,
Tovwn Clerk having attained the agfe f (;GO
years on tie 31st March, 1950. be retired
oin pension as from tlhe 28th February.
1951 arnd he be taid a rwnsion and gratuii-
ty in accordance with Section 26 of the
Itoseau Town Council Ordinance 1937
(No. 23 of 1937) subject to the approval
of the Governor-in-Council
The motion was put to the Vote and
The Chairman thanked Mr Green for
his services to the Council
On the question of filing the acting post
during Mr. Green's absence on leave, the
Chairman stated that Mr. Trotter, the
Chief Sanitary Inspector was senior to Mr
Joseph by both service and pay, but Mr.
Joseph had been appointed Assistant Towt
Clerk, and requested :he Council to make
a choice between tht twoo o act as Town
The matter was fuily discussed.
Mr. Grell moved that the Assistant
Town Clerk be appointed to act as Town
Clerk during tht 'Town Clerk's leave
Lt Col. Rowhotham moved asan amend-
ment that the actingappoiritment be iade
-by tie nest Council on the 1st lD(eemnber.
Mr. Royer seconded the motion.
The Amendment.was put to the Vote
and carried. Mr. Grel) asking that his
negative votee he recorded.
Mr Green was requested to continue in
Office until 1st December, 1950 and that
his leave should commence from that date
and end on 1st March. 1951.
A letter dated 26th October, 1950i from
Mrs Rosalind Emanuel informing ti'e
Council that she has been asshmonger for
about5l) years, but owing to lameness 1of
her legs she was unable to go to the Fish
Market. fish was scarce now. but when
she had a lot of fish she uasual~y vent it t,,
the Market and asking whether she couid
be permitted to continue to pay her Fish.
monger's Licente and to sell her fish at
her house at Pottersville without any
It was resolved that Mrs Emanuel be
informed that the Council could not grant
A letter dated 2nd November, 1950 front
Mary Kelshail was read informing the
Council that in the past the Municipal and
Lana and House Taxes were remitted by
the Coun-il because of her inability to pay
That her financial position not having
changed she asked that Municipal and
Land and House Taxes due by her for the
current year be remitted.
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It was resolved that the application be
A letter from Mr. R J. Bellot was read
informing the Council that he owned a
house 21ft by 18ft in St Joseph He was
hiring a lot at Pottersville on which was
a small house, too small for his family of
seven and asking to be allowed to disman-
tle the St. Joseph house, carry it to Ro.
seau on lighters and have it re-erected on
An application from Miss Frederica
Tench was read applying to erect a hood
21ft by 32ft to her house in Great Marl-
It was resolved that the applications be
referred to the Central-Housing Authori-
ty as complying with the provisions of the
The Chairman informed the Council
that he had received complaints concern-
ings the burial of the dead in the public
cemetery. He thought that the only cure
for these complaints was for the Town
Council to take over the other two ceme-
teries in the Town and keep a permanent
staff to attend to all these
He had disctissed this matter with the
Bishop and Co-Adjutor Bishop of Roseau
who were willing to hand over control of
the Roman Catholic Cemetery to the Ro-
seau Town Council.
He was preparing a scheme for ceme-
tery control which would in due course be
submitted to the CoUndil for approval.
The Chairman informed the Council
that this being the last meeting of this
present Council he wished to thank mem-
bers for their Se vices'
The Council rose.
Certified as correct this 21st day of Feb.
CLIFTON A. H. DUPIGNY
Chlli trit ii,,
Roseau Town Council.
COLONY OF DOMINICA.
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT.
REGISTRY OF TITLES. ISLAND OF DO.1I1NICA.
Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings thereon, and Caveats, for the
week ending the 17th day of May. 1952.
Date of Request. P n Nature of Request, whether for Certificate
Date of Request. I Person Presenting.
of Title or Noting thereon, or Caveat.
Request dated Nellie Laronde Request for the issue of a First Certifi-
I3th May, 1952. by her Solicitor cate of Title (with plan attached) in re-
Presented Clifton A. H. Dupigny spect of that lot of land situate in the
16th May, 1952, Town of Roseau in the Parish of St.
at 2.45 p m. George, in the Colony of Dominica, con-
taining 1164 square feet and bounded as follows:-North-Easterly by land of kugustiiie De
Freitas and N A. Michael; North-Westerly by land of A. C Shillingford & Co.; South-
Easterly by land of V. A. Blanchard and N. A. Michael and South-Westerly by land of r. D.
Registrar's Office, A. 13. MARIE.
Roseau, Ag. Registrar of titles.
23rd May, 1952.
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 th firs
appearance of the above Schedule in the Oficial Gazette and the Dominica ChrInicla
newspaper published in this Island.
Printed at the BULLETIN OFFICE, RoEeau,-By Authority