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Dominica


Official


Gazette.


A ub I i s;) be b b F u t O r i t p


VOL. LXXVII


ROSEAU, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1954.


Government Notices.


No. 31
APPOINTMENT OF COLONIAL
ACCOU NrANf
HIS Excellency the Governor has been
pleased to approve the appointment of
Mr. I. D. B. CHARLES, Examiner of
Accounts, Audit Department, Grenada,
to the post of Colonial Accountant, Dom-
inica.
Mr CHARLES is expected to assume
duty in April.
C. 32/52
30th January, 1954.

No. 32
APPOINTMENT
CUFFY, C., Appointed 2nd Class Warder,
H. M. Prison, on two years' pro-
bation.
1st January, 1954
491/47


No. 33
LEAVE
DANIEL, Miss CATHERINE, Nurse, Class I,
Medical Department, vacation leave
from 2nd to 26th February, 1954,
inclusive.
P. F. 84
DOMINIQUE, J. A. R., Dispenser, Medical
Department, vacation leave from 18th
January to 9th April, 1954, inclusive.
3 72 ?PAF. 334
3 2 HILTON, M., Excise Officer, Customs De-
C, 7/0 apartment, vacation leave from 1st
February, to 23rd March, 1954 in-
clusive.
P. F. 739


ROYER, Mrs. C., Third Class Clerk,
Labour Department, vacation leave
from 2nd to 18th January, 1954, in-
clusive.
P.F. 528
SEIGNORET, C.A., Steward, Roseau Hos-
pital, vacation leave from 1st Febru-
ary to 19th June, 1954, inclusive.
P. F. 338


No, 34
ACTING APPOINTMENTS
BUTLER. C. E., Second Class Clerk, Agri.
cultural Department, to act Steward,
Roseau Hospital.
P. F. 338
1st February, 1954
FRANCIS, H. A. L.. Assistant Superinten-
dent of Agriculture, to act Agricul-
tural Superintendent.
8th January 1954
P.F. 726
PRINGLE, S. O., Agricultural Assistant, to
act Assistant Superintendent of Agri-
culture.
P.F. 726
8th January, 1954
ROBERTS, Mrs. M., Third Class Clerk
Agricultural Department, to act
Second Class Clerk, Forestry Depart-
ment.
P, F. 338
1st February, 1954
By Command
D K. BURTON,
Ag. Government Secretary


No. 7


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26 OFFICIAL QAZBTTE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1954


Departmental and other
Notices
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS AND
LEEWARD ISLANDS
(DOMINICA)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in
persuance of Rules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the Leeward
Islands and Windward Islands (Courts)
Order in Council, 1939, The Honourable
Puisne Judge assigned to the Dominica
Circuit has appointed Tuesday the 23rd
day of February, 1954, 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 19th. day of January, 1954.
A. B. MARIE
Ag. Registrar of Supreme Court
of the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands
(Dominica).
NOTICE
Trade Marks Office.
Dominica
7th December, 1953
R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COM-
PANY, of Main and Fourth Streets,
Winston Salem, County of Forsyth,
State of North Carolina, United States
of America, have applied for the
registration of one trade mark con-
sisting of the following word and
device :-



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in Class 45, that is to say: Cigarettes,
cigars, and tobacco products
The applicants claim that they
have been using the said trade mark
in respect of the said goods for four
years before the 23rd day of June,
1953.
Any person may within three months
from the date of the first appearance
of this advertisement in the Dominica
Official Gazette, give notice in dupli-
cate, at the Trade Marks Office,
Dominica, of opposition to the regis-
tration of the said trade mark.
A. B. MARIE,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.
Dominica.


Agent:-
C. A.H. Dupigny, Esq.,
Chambers,
Roseau
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NO IICE
ANIMALS FOR S\LE AT GOODWILL
STOCK FARM
THE public is hereby notified that
the following animals are available for
sale, at prices quoted, at the Central
Livestock Farm, Goodwill.
47 Suckling pigs $7.00 $12.00
3 Sows Valued as breed-
ing animals.
8 Sheep $4 00 $ 2 00
12 Fowls 66 cts. per lb.
Sales will take place at the Farm be-
tween the hoursof 8 a m. 1 pm. &2-4 pm.
Sunday and Public Holidays excluded.
H.A.L. FRANCIS.
Ag. Agricultural Superntendent.

Roseau Town Council
Office of the Roseau Town Council.
18th November, 1953.
AT a meeting of the Roseau Town
Council held this day, there were pre-
sent:-
Hon N. A. Jeffers, Chairman,
Dr C. G. Terrell, o.B,E,
Mr. G. A. Grant.
Mr R. Bernard Royer
Mr. G A. James.
Absent:- Hon John Bully,
Mr L. OGreen,
Mr. P.O Winston,
Minutes: Minutes of the meetings of
the Roseau Town Council held on the 28th
October and 6th November, 19;3 which
had been previously circulated to Mem-
bers, were confirmed
Vote for Expcnditure: Accounts and
Pay L'sts passed by the Accounts Com-
mitlee for payment amounting to $3760.10
were laid on the table.
On the motion of Mr. Royer, seconded
by Dr. Terrell, it was resolved that the
expenditure of the sum of $:,760.10 for
the services of the Council during the
month of October be sanctioned.
The motion was put to the vote and
carried
Statement of the 7own Fud: State.
ment of the Town Fund for the month of
October was read s owing a credit ba.
lance of $7,974 9S on the 31st Oct., 1953.
Reports: The Town Clerk's Report,
which had been previously circulated to
members, was laid on the table.
Dr. Terrell spoke on the Mosquito nui
sance in Roseau and advised that meas
ures should be taken to locate the breed-
ing places.
Mr. James, seconded by Dr Terrell,
moved that the question of mosquito











OFFIGIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1954


breeding in Roseau be dealt with by the
sanitary Committee.
The Meat Inspector's Report for the
.month of October was read.
The Chief Sanitary Inspector's Report
for the month of October, which had been
previously circulated to members, was
laid on the table.
Messrs Green, Bully and Winston came
in and took their seat.
Dr. Terrell stated that the Roseau Town
Council should make representations to
the Central Government pointing out the
urgent need, in the interests of the health
of the population of Roseau, for acquiring
the whole of the valley area above the
Roseau Water Supply, which is the catch-
ment area of this water supply, for the
purposes of declaring it as a forest re-
serve to be strictly protected against any
encroachment or trespass. lie also spoke
on the water supply generally in and
around Roseau
Mr. Grant and other members support-
ed the remarks male by Dr. Terrell and
agreed that strong representa-ions should
be made to the Central Government with
a view to obtaining a proper pipe borne
Water Supply f r the Municipality.
Dr. Terrell moved the following Reso.
lution: --
"WHEREAS the question of the present
unsatisfactory water supplies of Roseau
and its immediate district area, constitu-
ting as they do a real danger to the health
of the Communities concerned, has been
fuly represented to the Roseau Town
Council.
AND WHEREAS no fewer than four
separate water schemes exist for Roseau
and certain large villages in its vicinity-
to be'shortly supplemented by a fifth for
Goodwill -all of which supply only conta-
minated and polluted water at considera-
ble annual cost for upkeep, care and main-
tenance.
AND WHEREAS no water supply ex-
ists for the outlying areas of the town of
Roseau including the Goodwill industrial
area and many adjacent villages.
AND WHEREAS it is not possible to
fully protect the existing water supplies
against bacterial contamination and to
treat all of them adequately by filtration
or a sterilisation process in order to ren-
der th'm free from silt and bacterial con-
tamination and pollution.
AND WHEREAS there exists a pure
and uncontaminated source of water sup.
ply with unlimited reserve in the fresh
water lake situated 2,100 feet above and
approximately 9 miles from Roseau
which should be capable of supplying alt
water requirements of Roseau and its
neighboring villages.
RESOLVED that the Roseau Town Coun-
cil should represent to Government the ur-
gent need for a full investigation at an


early date by an experienced Engineer-
specially qualified to advise on public wa-
ter supplied with a view to the possibi.
lity of establishing a central water supply
from the fresh water lake- either from
its source at the outlet or from the area
of the hydro-electric scheme, and if the
Engineer's report is favourable, that
steps should be takeii by Government to
reserve sufficient funds in connection
with its five year plan for this valuable
project which it is estimated would cost
approximately 75,000 "
Mr. (rant secnded the Resolution.
The Resolution was put to the vote and
adopted.
Water & Sewerage Service: An appli-
caior. from the Secretary, Dorririca Cin.
ema Company Limited to connect their
premises to the Water an l Sewerage Sys-
tems of the Town was reed.
It was resolved that the application be
granted.
Boxing Match: A letter dated 7th
November, 1953 from Balthazar Cuffy
was read applying for the use of Windsor
Park to stage a boxing match
It was decided that the application be
approved on the condition that 60% of the
takings on the Stand and 25 %/ of the tak-
ings on the grounds be paid to the Coun-
cil; and provided that the Dominica
Sports Association was prepared to relin-
quish their rights to the ground on that
(lay.
Claims for Damages: A letter da'ed
5th November, 1953 from Mr. F. O. C.
Harris relative to a claim from Mr. E. A.
Tavernier for damages was reai.
A letter dated 10th November, 1953
from Mr. F. 0. C. Harris relative to a
claim from Mr. G.A James on behalf of
Alfred Williams for injuries caused by
defective culvert at New Town was read.
Bailddig applications: A letter dated
18th November, 1953 from the Secretary,
Central Housing and Planning Authority
was read informing the Council that the
applications of the undermentioned per-
sons were considered and approved, viz:-
Jerome Xavier, V L. Titre, Ayoub Dib
Ural Hyson, Phyllis Winston, Agnes Seig.
noret, Cyril Paul, Alphonso Sylvan, An-
thony Paul, and Avon Defoe.
The application of Mr. Reuben Phillip
has been deferred pending examination of
the terms of the lease of that portion of
land to the Town Council and the terms
of the Town Council's lease to Mr. Phillip
The following application was recom.
mended to the Central Housing Authority
as complying with the provisions of the
Buildings By-Law:-
Astor Charles-To erect a boat house
on the sea side of Eliot Avenue.
rhe following applications were ap.
proved b3 the Council:











OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1954


Ferry Seraphin- To erect two Pent
Roofs to a house at the angle of Great
George and New Streets.
Jessie Myler-To erect a pent roof on
the front of a dwelling house in Eliot
Avenue and to raise house 18 inches from
ground.
Lucille Alexander-To erect a kitchen
in Eliot Avenue.
Leave: Applications of Mr. A Royer
and Miss L. Giraud for vacation leave
were read.
It was resolved that 14 days vacation
leave be granted to each applicant.
By-Laws: The Council resolved itself
into a Committee of the whole Council to
consider the Draft By-Laws.
By-Law No. 6 of 1953 was considered
clause by clause.
The Factories By-Law 1953 (No 6 of
1953) was approved.
By-Law No. 7 of 1953 was considered
clause by clause.
Clause 2 of the draft By-Law was
amended.
The Roseau Meat and Fish Market
(Amendment) By-Law 1953 (No. 7 of
1953) as amended was approved.
The Council resumed and the Chairman
reported that the draft By-Laws had
been amended and approved in Commit-
tee.
It was resolved that the report be con-
firmed and the By-Laws were ordained.
Supplementary Votes: Mr. James,
seconded by Mr. Royer, moved the adop-
tion by the Council of the following Re
solution: -
Resolved that this Council approves of
the expenditure set forth in this Schedule
hereto annexed with respect to the quar-
ter ending 31st December, 19.53 and
amounting to Seven hundred and fifty
eight dollars in addition to the Fum
which have been provided in the Esti-


Service E
Transport Expenses
Carts, Harness & Moto
Brooms & Brushes
Upkeep Water Works
Scholarships


mates for the Financial year commenting
Ist January, 1953 and ending 31st De-
cember, 1953.
Corresponding savings (approximate)
Election Expenses $ 68.00
Acting Allowance 200 00
Uniforms for Constables 100 00
Upkeep of Markets 70.00
Foreman Water Works 70 00
Town Constables 280 00
Total $788 00
Street Lighting: A letter dated 17th
November. 1953 from the Manager, Dom-
inica Grouped Undertaking Colonial De-
velopment Corporation was read pointing
out that the prices included by the Town
Council in the second schedule of the
Draft Agreement were too low for. a
starting price He proposed figures baled
on 6.5 cents per unit plus the charges for
hire of fittings, maintenance and reilace-
ments.
It was resolved th t the figures pro.
posed by Mr Hargreaves be accepted.
W,,ter Se vice: A letter dated 30th
October, 1953 Irom Margaret Lloyd was
read applying to connect her premises at
Pottersville to the Water pine leading
from the Goodwill Canal to the Public
Lat-ine for domestic use.
It was resolved that the application be
refused.
Salauy: A letter dated 17th November.
1953 from Noah Auguiste and William
Larocque Moto Cart drivers was read,
applying for an increase of salary for
night work.
It was resolved that the application be
refused.
The Chairman thanked members for
the valuable wo k which they had done
during the time that they served on the
Council anJ also for thce assistance or co-
operalion they had given him.
The Council rose.
Confirmed this 16th day of December;
1953.
J. B, CHARLES,
Chii man,
Roseau Town Council.


SCHEDULE
estimated Amount Actual
$ 120.00 $ 187.75
Carts 200.00 289.6i
35).00 423.29
1700 00 1791 29
350.00 362 17


Tetal:
STATEMENTS OF RE3EIPrS AND EXPENDirURE O~ TH .
COUNCIL FOR OCTOBER, 1953


1953
October 1-31 To Balance $1,138.97
,, Inland Revenue
Clerk 8,948 82
To R. T. C. Wheel 50.25
,, Registrar & Marshal 1,064 43
,, Magistrate Dist. "E" 34.80
,, Town Clerk 497 81
$ 11,735.08


18.11.53


Amount required
$ 103 00
190 03
148.00
30).00
20.00
$ 75.00(
Rl33S_ U rO VN


By Chairman's Orders $3;760.10
,, Balance 7,974 98


(Sgd.) GERALD A.H GRELL,
for Financial Secretary.


$11,735.08


$11,735.08










OFFICIAL GAZETTE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1954. 29

SALE OF PROPERTIES FOR THE RECOVERY OF TAXES

PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE,
DOMINICA,
15th Jany., 1954.
TAKE NOTICE that the following properties, which were bought in
by the Government on the 9th day of July 1953 for default in payment of
Land and House Tax 1952, if not redeemed on or befo-e the 11th day of
February 19.4 will be put up for sale by Public Auction on the day and at
the place hereinafter mentioned and Certificates of Purchase will be issued
immediately.


Properties.


1 house, Hillsboro Street
1 house, Pottersville
1 houso, Grandby Street
1 lot, Old Street
1 house,louthouse, llalh loal!
1 outhouse, Hillsboro S.
1 house, out house. Queen St;
1 house, 1 lot, Upper Lane
1 house, Gt. George Street
1 house, 1 lot, Cork Street
1 house, I lot,Hilsboro St.
I house, Potte'sville
1 house, I lot, 1 out house,
Upoer Lane
1 house, 1 lot, 1 out house,
Gr.ndby Street
1 lot, River Street
1 house, Eath Load
do
1 house, Glover Lane
1 lot, Back Street
1 house, i lot, (;t. Marl. St.
1 house, Pottersville
1 house, I lot, Pottersville
1 house, Market Street
1 house, New Street
1 house, Savannah
1 house, Pottersville
1 house, I lot, 1 out house,
Old Street
1 house, Pottersville
1 house, I lot. Old St.
1 house,1 lot, Church Streeti
1 house, 2 lots, 1 outhouse
Hillsborough Street
1 house, 1 lot. 1 outhouse,
Castle Street
I house, 1 lot, 1 outhouse,
Virgin Lane
2 houses, 1 lot, 2 out houses,,
New Street
1 house, 1 lot, 1 outhouse,
Virgin Lane
1 house, 1 lot, 1 outhouse,
Hillsbor ugh St.
1 house, I lot. Hanover St.
1 house, 1 lot, 1 outhouse,
Market Street
1 house, 1 lot, 1 outhouse,
Hanover Street
1 house, 1 lot, 1 outhouse
Market Street
2 houses, 1 lot. Field Lane


Place of
Sale.

Provost
Marshal's
Office.




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I


Date of
Sale. Re ison wlhy Sold.

Thursday, For default in payment
11th Feb. !of Land & House Tax,
1954, 1952 by: -
at 11 a.m. t Imita Prown
,, Sarah Bramble
John T. Bowers
,, eirs C. Caravana
Flossie Charles
Joseph Cuffy
L. Emanuel
,, Joseph i.dmund
Amy Giraud
Est. Hilton George
Tilford George
Curi Gustave

,, i Mary Joseph


V. Lamothe
!Mrs. Hermance Laurent
Eddison Leatham
C leste Morancie
iMary Maxime
John W.A. Osborne
Margaret Peters
Joseph Romain
do
Phillip S. Rock
Julienne St. Orde
C A. Seignoret
Julienne St. Orde
Est. J.H. Trotter
William White
J.C.E. Wyke
J.R.H. BriJgewater


.1. R.I1. & Mahel Ik:ilgi water

I.1.11. l l ig.?lg water & C,.

Jno. F. Isaac

Est. J. H. Sully Joseph
Doris Johnson

Est. Jane Lawrence
" J.W A Osborne
Heirs Isaac St Orde

SClare Winston
S Clara Winston
Wm Wallis Wyllis


A. B. MARIE,-Acting Provost Marshal.


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METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER KEPT AT BOTANICAL GARDENS, DOMINICA.


I. I


1953


Day.


Dec. 1 Tues.
S2 Wed.
3 Thurs.
S4 Fri.
S5 Sat.
S6 Sun.
7 Mon.
8 Tues.
S9 Wed.
10 Thurs.
11 fri.
12 Sat.
,, 13 Sun.
14 Mon.
15 Tues.
16 Wed.
S17 Thurs.
18 Fri,
19 Sat.
,, 20 Sun.
21 Mon.
22 rues.
S23 Wed.
24 Turs.
25 IFri.
26 Sat.
27 Sun.
28 Mon.
29 Tues.
30 Wed.
S31 Thurs.


THERMO


Dry.

9a.m. 3p.m.


METER.
Relative
Humidity.
Wet.
9a.m. 3p.m.
9a.m. 3p.m.


74 75 74 91
75 75 74 61
74 75 82 74
73 75 82 79
74 74 74 67
71 75 82 67
74 75 74 91
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68
79
61
79
75
75
71
71
64
86
S3
79
64
91
71
79
86
68
64
64
70
68


Barometer
Corrected.
Thermometer. Reduced to 82 Fh Rainfall for the Rainfall for the
and Sea Level. Rainfall. Year 1953. Year 1952.

Maxm. Min 9 a 3 Mths. Ins. Pts. Mths. Ins. Pts.



86 70 2995 29.88 .12 January 3. 94 January 1.85
87 70 29.96 29.88 .01 February 4.69 February 1. 59
84 69 29.99 29.92 .20 March 4 11 March 1. 38
82 67 29.98 29.91 .15 April 4.55 April 4.29
85 68 29.93 29 88 1.09 May 7.29 May 4. 31
86 69 29.92 29.89 .02 June 6 83 June 9 66
85 69 2988 29.86 .00 July 16. 32 July 13.19
86 69 29.88 29 86 .00 August 8 S9 August 9.83
86 68 23.89 29.8 .16 Sept. 14.35 Sept. 16.25
86 68 2993 29 89 .00 Oct. 4.95 Oct. 8.04
87 70 29 94 29.9 .00 Nov. 6. 20 Nov. 9.10
84 70 29 91 29 88 .63 Dec.. 7.43 Dec. 1.91
84 69 29.87 986 .10 Total 89.75 Total 81.40
85 69 29.90 29 88 .00 -
81 71 29.b9 29 94 1 10
83 71 2999 29.94 .21
84 71 29.96 29.88 .24
85 69 29.95 29 90 .05
85 69 3000 29.95 .05
85 68 30.00 29 96 20
85 68 30 00 ,9.95 .40
85 73 30.03 2999 1.02
85 73 3000 29.95 .39
85 73 30.(0 29.95 .50
84 67 30 00 29.95 .30
83 67 30.00 29 96 .30
84 66 30.00 29.95 .05
84 67 30.03 29 98 .09
84 67 30 04 29.99 .05
S5 68 30.00 29.94 .00
85 67 30.02 29.1'8 .0


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