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ilt)SEAU. MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1953.
REPOSSESSION OF ALIENATED CROWN LAND'S/
I the Supreme Court of the Windward Islands and Le ward
Islands Dominica Circuit..
IN the Matter of the Forest, Soil and Water Conserva ionq
iN the Matter of the Title to the Stonehill Estate situate in the
Parish of St, Joseph in the Colony of Dominica.
:I.'ZA ETH II. I'y the Crace of God of Great Britain, Ireland, and the Britis
umiDnmuis be ond th. Seas Queen, Defender of the Faith.
'u all persons claimirgan interest in the lands and tenementshereinafter described.
WH -I.E \S it has been made to aopear to Us that the Stonehill Estate situate
ton it ha,.sh .t St. Joseph in the Island of Dominica, containing 200 acres I rood is
uto,:cupi-d si. ce 19' and there is no person having title thereto, whereby the
.:ai parcel of land ought to be vested in Us, that proceedings will be taken to
have the said ,a'-c -l f land vested in US at a sitting of the SuDlreme Court to be
olden at Roseau in the (olony of Dominica in the month 2f Apr:l, 1953.
All persons claiming an interest, in such land, shall within one week from the
date of the last publication of this summons in the Gazette (such summons shall be
published daring a period of six months) file an appearance, either in person, or by
Solicitor in the office of the Registrar, and shall, within one month from the date of
such appearance, lodge in the said office a written claim containing a statement
of the reasons on which the same is founded: and you are hereby fut their warned
that if you fail to appeal at the said Court to be holden as aforesaid the said pro.
ceedings will be heard and taken without you.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, We have caused the Seal of Our said Court to be
hereunto affixed, at Roseau, this 12th day of July, 1952.
A B. MARIE,
15 QFIQSIAL GAMdTTE,
Appointment of Deputy
IT is notified for general information
that the Honourable H.D. Shillingford.
C.R.E., has been re-elected Deouty Pre.
sident of the Legislative Council of
Dominica for the duration of its Second
Session in accordance with Section 20 of
the Dominica (LegislativeCouncil,) Order
in Council. 1951.
13th January 19i3.
ROMAIN, Miss M., Clerk-in-Training,
appointed Third Class Clerk, Public Works
Department, on probation, until March
13th November, 1952.
M.P, C. 23/50
13th January, 1953.
MINUTES OF MEETINGS OF
THE Minutes of the meeting of Finance
Committee held on October, 29th 1962 is
published with this issue of the Offcial
Gazette for general information.
19th January, 1953.
VIC LOR C. JOSSE.
Departmental and other
PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE,
10TH JANUARY, 1953
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in
conformity witn the provisions of the
Roseau Tow council l ordinance 1937,
that an ELELTION for the purpose
of electing five persons to serve as
members of the Roseau Town Council
in the room of MESSRS L.F.C. ROYER,
MUSGRAVE EDWARDS, J.H.C. GRELL,
E.J. LARONDE, and G. A. JAMES whose
seats have become vacant due to their
resignations, will be held at the Court
House, Roseau on Thursday the 22nd
day of January, 1!53.
The POLL will be opened at 10
o'clock in the forenoon and closed at
3 o'eleck in the afternoon.
T. A. BOYD,
MONDAY JANUARY 19, 1953
ALL persons (not being Public
Officers), and all bodies Politic, Cor-
porate or Collegiate. Fraternities,
Fellowships or Societies resid n : or
carrying on business in this Colony,
whose income derived from all
sources during the year 1952 amount.
ed to the sum of One Hundred Puunds
and upwards, are requested on or be.
fore the 3ist day of March, 1953, to
deliver to the Comptroller of Income
'ax, Income 'ax Office, Roseau, a
true and correct return of their own
And the Agent or Attorney in this
Colnny, of any persons, Body Politic,
Corporate or k ollegi .te, Company,
Fraternity, Fello ship or Society re-
s ding or carrying on business else-
where, whose income derived from
sources within the colony during the
year 195z, amounted to Ure Hundred
Pounds and upwards, is hereby re-
quested to make such return as afore-
Forms of R turn ma\ be obtained
on application at the Income Tax
Income Tax Commissioners.
Income Tax Office,
Stb January, 1953.
ATTENTION is drawn to the follow-
ing rules under the Income Tax ordi
nance 1925 ; -
2. Return by Public Officers. "
"Every Public Officer or person
"receiving a pension or proportion
"thereof out of the public revenue
'of the Colony shall deliver a true
'and correct return of the whole of
"his income derived from the public
"revenue of the Colony for the year
'in respect of which he is to be
"assessed not later than the 31st
"day of January following and of
"the whole of his income from
"other sources not later than the
"31st March following."
3. "Return by persons other than
"Every person (not being a pub-
"lic officer) liable to pay income
"Tax shall deliver to the Commis-
"sionere a true and correct return
"of his whole income for the year
"in respect of which he is to be
OFFICIAL GAEi&PTE, MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1953
"assessed, not later than the 31st
"day of March following."
2. Failure to deliver the returns
mentioned in these Rules within the
period stated constitutes an offence
under the Ordinance and renders the
person in default liable, on sum-
mary conviction, to a fine not exceed-
ing One Hundred Pounds and in
default of payment to impris nment
with or without hard labour tor any
*t'rm not exceeding six months.
3. Owing to neglect of the Rules
referred to by a large number of per-
sons liable to send in returns, the
Commissioners of Income Tax are
caused an unnecessary amount of in-
THi following list is published for
13 of Ordinance No. 3 of 1916.
No. 1 Roseau and St. George
St. 1 aul (part)
St. Paul (part)
St. Joseph (part)
St Joseph (part)
Sr. Joseph (part)
Portsmouth & St.
6 St. Peter
7 St. Andrew (part)
8 St. Andrew (part)
8a St. Andrew (part)
9 St Patrick (part)
10 St. Patrick (partO
10a St Patrick (part)
11 St. Mark
12 St David (part)
13 St D)avid (part)
14 ;t David (part)
15 St. David (part)
convenience and extra labour in
assessing Income Tax and it is nro-
psed to enforce the provisions of
the law against those persons who 'io
not comply with the Rules.
4. It should be noted that deduc-
tion for Insurance Premitums and
Interest on Loans are not ,ii,.'. id un-
less supported by receipts.
UCh ir't ran.
Income Tax Comnwinssieoicrs.
Income Tax Office,
8th January, 1953.
General Register Office,
5th January. 191i) .
general information in pursuance of Section
A B. MARIEt
Ag. Iegistri',r- ( ne, Il.
Officer peIrforming duties Roseau
of Thild Clerk.
Itegisti ar's (Ofice
Miss C. Gachette FPt. Miceel
Mr. S. I,. Jolly Manaut
Mr. A. A. Bruney Cockrane
Mrs Feuna Charles St Joseph
Miss Monica Laudat Coulibistrie
Mr. Vernon Louis Salisbury
Northern District Portimiouth
Mr Reynold Lecointe Coliiaut
Mr. C. A. Sorhainde Vieille Case
Mr. James Henry Wesley
Mrs. E. Richards Marigot
Miss M. J. Peinberton (randbay
Mr. Henry Williams La Plaine
Miss S. Carbon I elices
Mr W. 0. M. Pond Soufriere
Mrs. L. Pascal Rosalie
Mr. P. Burton Salybia
Mrs. L. Stephenson Castle [iruce
Mrs M. A. 'vinstun Sain :auveur.
METEOROLOGICAL REL ,. NICAL GARDENS, DOMINICA.
t ,E Barometer
THERMOMETER. I Corrected.
S Relative Thermomett. Reduced to 3 Fh Rainfall for the Rainfall fo: the
SDay. Humidity. and Sea Level. Rainfall. Year 1952. Year 1951.
DatJ. Dry. Wet.
tD e 9a.m. 3p.m. Max'm. Minm. 9 a m. 3 p.m.
m. 3p.m. a.m. 3pm. Mtlks. Ins. Pts Mths. Ins. Pts.
0 9am. 3p.m. _ia.m. 3p.m., i
.0 I Ja u r .8 Ja-u r5 9
Oct. 1 Wed. 8, 88 78 81 67 69 89 78 29.89 29.93 .00 January 1.85 Jnnuary 5.96
S2 Thurs. 86 89 82 81 81 65 91 79 29.95 29 92 00 February 1 59 February 92
3 Fri. 8 84 70 74 67 57 91 80 29.97 29.93 .00 March i. 8 March 1.88
4 Sat. 85 85 78 80 (7 76 90 78 29.98 29.84 .00 April 4 2 April R. 84
5 'in 85 86 78 77 67 62 90 79 29.86 2985 .15 My 4. 31 May i. 20
5 t,, 6 Mon. 77 88 82 78 76 59 88 76 29 98 29. 8 .00 June 9. 66 June 10. 50
S0 7 Tues. 84 18 79 79 76 62 89 78 298 29 85 .00 July 13. 19 Jaly 8. 32w
S8 ed. 85 88 78 79 76 62 89 78 2989 29.86 .00 Aug. 9.83 Aug. l1(.3f 6
9 hrhurs. 80 83 79 78 95 76 88 79 29.90 2995 .71 Sept. 16 25 Sept. 9 6
10 Fri. 83 85 79 74 80 53 87 78 29 92 29 9:i .00 Oct 8. 04 Oct. 4 80
11 -lit. 84 81 79 78 76 85 87 78 2990 2i9.83 .1970. at Total 71 47
S12 Sn. 83 87 79 74 80 81 88 77 2987 '9.86 1.40 Total 7.35 Toal 71.47
13 1on. 85 87 80 77 76 59 87 7 -9 94 2990 1.30 -
14 :s. 83 85 76 76 67 62 89 77 P qF. 29 5 .11 13th Oct Thunder & Lightning.
"15 Vew4 83 '6 76 76 67 59 86 7 :9 I 9 29.93 .70 '14th de
S16 ars. 84 87 79 76 76 59 8K 7' 29 96 29,93 d;
,,17 Fri. 82 87 76 78 72 62 ,9 7' 29.97 29 90 21
,, 18 Sat. 82 86 76 78 72 65 89 76 2'.94 29.85 .00
S19 Sun. 81 88 77 77 80 56 S9 7( '9 F7 29.85 .27
S20 Mon. 83 89 79 79 80 62 89 76 2994 29.88 .32 C
21 iu s. 80 8i 77 78 85 59 89 77 29 98 29.94 .06
2 2? W4d 93 '4 78 80 76 73 89 77 29 98 29 93 .50
23 1'nurs. ,8) 7, 76 79 80 60 89 76 I0 ,2995 .40
S24 ri 81 x7 76 78 67 6 89 77 29 98 29 90 .19
S25 -t 83 90 77 80 72 59 90 77 29 !8 29 87 .09
S26 ,ln. 8; 85 79 78 s0 67 87 79 2986 29.84 .27
S27 X1 A S.5 79 78 80 67 87 9 9 S '- 9 88 .27
S28 !'i 8' 85 78 7T 86 67 86 77 29 96 299-3 .14
29 -V.,1 xI I 78 78 85 69 88 18 80 !8 29 90 40
30 Phars. 8:3 Sii 76 ; 78 67 60 88 77 29 S( 2993 .1 :.
31 Fri. 92 5 78 78 80 67 88 77 39.I' 29q8 25
.m C 8.04
M. P. 224/50 1
Wednesday, October, 29th, 1952.
Minutes of Meeting of Finance
AT a meeting of Finance Committee held at 10.30 a.m. this
His Honour H. LINDO, Administrator
The Honourable J. BULLY, Financial Secretary
H. D. SHILLINGFORD, C.B.E.
s,, C. J. L. DUPIGNY
G. AUSTIN WINSTON
S M. EUGENIA CHARLES
S R. B. DOUGLAS
SN. A. JEFFERS
SR. P. ST. LUCE.
The Honourable F. O. C. HARRIS
,, ,, J.O. AIRD
(1) CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
The Minutes of the Meeting held on August 27th, 1952,
having been circulated, were taken as read, amended and con-
E.. 4 \ Ariculture
E.10. Electricity etc.
E. 16. Mis,'iellaneous
E.24. Public Works
approved the following Special Warrants:-
Sub-head Amount ($)
Governor's Office Estimates 950.00 0.'3/52
t ,, Equipment 60.00 903/52
Packing Materials 1450.00 327/51
Fowl Cholera Vaccine 100.00 726/51
Botanical Gardens Mtce. etc 6883.00 :390/51
RIunning Govt. Marketing Depot 5039.00 207/52
Running & Maintenance, etc. 4160.00 1317/51
Lightermen's Strike 65. 13 947/51
Compensation to Mr. J. Riley 132.00 1278/4.
Conference expenses of Dele-
gates, Rentals of Quarters for
officers, etc. 86(9.00 1051/52
Storm Damage 19000.00 1290/48
District Officers House,
Grand Bay 1500.00 581/51
Latrines at Magistrate's Office 1100.00 490/52
E. 5. Audit Acting Allowance to Examiner
of Accounts 231.00 916/52
Ei.31. Treasury :Rewards & Expenses in connec-
tion with Revenue protection 120.00 715/48
Clerks, etc. 1799.00 939/52
E.11. judiciall Acting Allowance 505.00 1418/50
Acting Allowance 250.00 1161/52
Transport & Subsistence of judges 500.00 1161/52
. 19. Port & Marine W'ages, Casual Boatman 50.00 89/52
E.25. Public W-riks
Recurrent Miscellaneous Minor Works 500.00 821/52
I. 9. Education Teachers Training Course in
Trinidad 1100 00 880/50
Scheme 1). 753 B. Salary & Bonus of Education Officer 720.93 C120/48
REPRESENTATION AT CORONATION 54/52
The Committee agreed to make provisions in the 1953 Esti-
mates to meet the cost of sending a representative from this Colony
to Her Majesty the Queen's Coronation.
VISITS TO COLONIAL TERRITORIES BY MEMBER OF
COLONIAL OFF CE STAFF. 674/52
The Committee agreed to meet the cost from local funds of
the internal travel expenses of members of the Colonia Office
Staff visiting the Colonies.
VISIT TO WESI INDIES BY DELEGATION OF COMMON-
WEALTH PARLIAME.~T- RY ASSOCIATION 673/52
The Committee agreed to meet the local travel expenses of a
visit by a delegation of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Asso-
ciation from local funds provided that this Colony will be actually
LATIN AMERICAN FISHERIES COUNCIL 1038/51
The Committee agreed that this Colony should share the ex-
penses arising from membership of the Latin American Fi heries
Council provided that this will not exceed 6100 per annum.
WINDWARD ISLANDS BRO \D : %STING SCHEME 12 7/52
At the request of the Administrator the ( committee recons d-
ered the question of participation by this Colony in the Scheme
for the establishment of a Group Broadcasting System the capital
and recurrent costs of which the Secretary of State had agreed
to meet for the first five years approximate y by a free grant of
The Committee agreed that this Colony should p .rticipate
SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES TO LIAISON AND ASSISTANT
LIAISON OFFICERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1009/52
The Committee agreed to a proposal by the Director of Colon-
ial Scholars that the subsistence allowances of the Liaison and
Assistant Liaison Officers for West Indian Students in the United
Kingdom should be increased in order to bring them in line with
the recently increased rates paid in the Home Civil Service.
E.20. Post Office
BRITISH CARIBBEAN METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE 52/51l
The Committee agreed to make provisions in the 1953 Estim-
ates to meet this Colony's proportionately increased contribution
to the British Caiibbean Meteorological Service. This increase is
due largely to increases in personal emoluments and to other un-
APPROVAL OF LOAN PROGRAMME OF 200,000 990/51
His Honour informed the Committee that the Secretary of
State had conveyed his approval of a loan programme for this
Colony in the sum of 200,000 which will ena'de various projects
such as the Roseau Jettv, Goodwill Housing and Roads, to men-
tion the most urgent, to be financed.
PROROGATION OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL 784/52
His Honour announced to the Committee that the instrument
proroguing the Legislative Council was signed by the Governor
and the Council would be prorogued from October 30th to a date
to be determined later.
HON. EUGENIA G:.ARLES EULOGIZED BY HIS HONOUR
AND THE HON. H1.D. SHILLINGFORD, C.B.E.
His Honour took the opportunity presented by this, the last
meeting at which Miss Charles would attend, to express his warm
appreciation of the services rendered by her during her three
months tenure of office as Temporary Third Nominated Member
of the Legislati e Council in the absence of Mrs. Napier who was
on leave in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Shillingford added his meed of praise on behalf of the
Elected Members thanking Miss Charles for the spirit of co-oper.
ation which she displayed in Council and expressing the hope that
she might one day take her place among the elected members.
APPR VAL OF 5,000 TOWARDS NEW HOSPITAL C97/52
His Honour informed the Committee that the Secretary of
State had conveyed his approval of the sum of 5,000 towards the
commencement of the building of the new hospital at Goodwill.
WIDENING THE GRANh BAY ROAD
The Hon. R.P. St. Luce requested Government to give con-
sideration to widening the Grand Bay road to enable two trucks
or cars to pass together, and that provision for this be put in the
Estimates for next year.
TELEPHONE AT PICHELIN
The Hon. R.P. St. Luce asked Government to consider put.
ting a telephone at Pichelin. His Honour promised to consider
The Committee then adjourned sine die.
Clerk of the Leg/islative Council
Confirmed this 19th day of December, 1952.