Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Title: Leeward Islands gazette
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Creator: Leeward Islands (West Indies)
Publisher: Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication: Antigua
Publication Date: 1872-
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Subject: Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Leeward Islands (West Indies)   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1- , 1872-
General Note: Two pages per frame.
General Note: Supplements, issued with some numbers, contain departmental reports, Meteorological registers, ordinances, statutory rules and orders, etc., of Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, and the British Virgin Islands.
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Volume ID: VID00038
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Succeeded by: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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THE J.R ISLA




(ECA ^ NARY)

V1ubhi^ 2Wutboritt.

VOL. LXXVIII. MONDAY, 4TH SEPTEMBER, 1950.


Notices.


It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Acting Governor has appointed His
Honour DONALD EDWARD JACKSON
LL.B., Acting Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Is a n d s
to be sole Commissioner under
the Commissions of Inquiry Act
(Cap. 116) to inquire into and report
(a) upon all facts relating to the
origin and cause of the fires occurring
in the City of Saint John between
the 29th July and 29th August, 1950,
including, among others, those fires
which destroyed the Globe Hotel
(with its Annexe), Messrs S. R.
Mendes' Bakery and the Colonial
Secretariat and adjoining offices and
(b) upon all matters connected there-
with.

2. The Inquiry will commence
at the Court House, St. John's, on
Monday the 11th September, 1950.

3. All interested persons and
others who are able to give evidence
touching these matters are requested
to communicate either personally or
by writing with the Sacretary of the
Commission. Mr. H. J. ELWIN, at the
Secretariat, High Street, St. John's,
as soon as possible.

Colonial RSe'retary's O fice,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigua.
31st August, 1950.












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B y HIis Excellency PATRICK
DONALD MACDONALD, Acting
Governor and Commander in
[L.S.] Chief in and over the Colony
of the Leeward Islands and
Vice Admiral of the same.

P. D. MACDONALD,
.4, ing Governor.
To:
His Honour Donald Edward
Jackson, LL.B.
Acting Chief Justice oj the
Supreme Court of the Wind-
ward Islands and Leeward
Islands.
GREETING:

WHEREAS by section 2 of the
Commissions of Inquiry Act (Cap. 116)
it is enacted that it shall be lawful
for the Governor, whenever he shall
deem it advisable, to issue a Coin-
mission appointing one or more
Commissioners, and authorising them
or any quorum of them therein
mentioned, to inquire, inter alia, into
any matter in which an inquiry
would, in the opinion of the Gov-
ernor, be for the public welfare:
AND WHEREAS certain fires have
occurred in the City of Saint John,
in the Island of Antigua, in the
Colony of the Leeward Islands,
between the 29th day of July and
the 29th day of August, 1950, two of
which destroyed the Globe Hotel
(with its Annexe) and Messrs S. R.
Mendes Bakery, the Colonial Secre-
tary's Office and adjoining offices:
AND WHEREAS in the opinion
of the Governor the origin and cir-
cumstances of all the said fires are
matters in which an inquiry should
be for the public welfare.
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance
of the said section 2 of the said Act


ANTIGUA
government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by
Acting Government Printer-By Authority.
1950.


and of all other powers in him vested,
the Governor, deeming it advisable to
issue a Commission for the purpose
of an inquiry into the said fires, doth
hereby appoint you the said DONALD
EDWARD JACKSON to be Commis-
sioner for the purposes of the said Act
to make diligent inquiries into and
report upon all facts relating to the
origin and cause of all the said fires
and upon all matters connected there-
with.
AND I hereby direct that the
inquiry shall be held at the Court
House in the City of St. John afore-
said and to commence on Monday the
11th day of September, 1950, and
that you shall make such report in
the premises as may to you seem fit,
with all convenient speed.

AND I do hereby appoint HENRY
JOSEPH ELWIN, Esquire, to be the
Secretary of the Commission to attend
the said Inquiry and generally to per-
form such duties as Secretary as are
prescribed by law.
AND I CHARGE AND COM-
MAND all Officers, and all other His
Majesty's loyal subjects in the Colony
that in their several places and accord-
ing to their several powers and
abilities they be aiding and assisting
you in the execution of this your
Commission.
GIVEN under my hand and the
Public Seal of the Colony of the
Leeward Islands, at the Govern-
ment House, Antigua, this 2nd
day of September, 1950, and in
the fourteenth year of His
Majesty's reign.

By His Excellency's Command,

J. CONRAD WOODING,
Acting Colonial Secretary.












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