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MAY 4 1951




THE LEEW SLANDS


GAZETTE


J9ubhliJ0e by lutIoritp.


VOL. LXXVIX.


THURSDAY, 5TH APRIL, 1951.


Notices.


It is hereby notified for general
information that, in view of public
statements which have been made
and which undermine the confidence
of the public in the administration of
the Agricultural Department and the
Land Settlement and Development
Board in Antigua, His Excellency the
Governor has appointed His Honour
Mr. Justice MANNING, Acting Puisne
Judge of the Supreme Court of the
Windward and Leeward Islands, to
be sole Commissioner under the Com-
missions of Inquiry Act, (Cap. 116).

2. The terms of reference of the
Commission will be to enquire into
the management of the Department
and Board with particular reference
to the following matters:-
(a) any undue delay in the ac-
quisition of land for purposes of
land settlement:

(b) any undue restriction in the
grant of credit to peasant farmers;

(c) any undue restriction on the
cultivation of land by peasant
farmers; and,

(d) the disposal of funds reserved
for assistance to peasant cultivation
in accordance with the provisions
of the Sugar Export Cess Regula-
tions, 1948,
and to report upon all these facts and
any other matter connected therewith
which may be brought to the notice
of the Commission.
3. The Inquiry will commence in
the Legislative Council Chamber in
the Court House, St. John's on Mon-
day, the 16th April, 1951 at 9.30 a.m.
4. Any interested person or others
who wish to give evidence touching
these matters are requested to com-
municate either orally or in writing
with the Secretary of the Commission,
Mr. H. J. ELWIN, at the Secretariat,
High Street, St. John's, as soon as
possible. Written statements of views
or evidence should be sent to the
Secretary without delay and, if possi-
ble, before the commencement of the
Inquiry.

5. Any person, society or organ-
ization who desires to give evidence
before te Commission may apply to



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the Commissioner to be represented
by counsel.

Colonial Secretary's Office.
Leeward Islands,
Antigua.
2nd April, 1951.
No. C. 1/00005.

K. W. BLACKBURNE,
Governor.

By His Excellency KENNETH
WILLIAM BLACKBURNE,
Esquire, a Companion of
the Most Distinguished
Order of Saint Michael
and Saint George, an Offi-
[L.S.] cer of the Most Excellent
Order of the British Em-
pire, Governor and Com-
mander in Chief in and
over the Colony of the
Leeward Islands and Vice
Admiral of the same.
To:
His Honour Mr. Justice RICHARD
JOSEPH MANNING, Acting Puisne
Judge of the Supreme Court of
the Windward Islands and Lee-
ward Islands.

GREETING:
WHEREAS by section 2 of the
Commissions of Inquiry Act (Cap.
116) it is enacted that it shall be law-
ful for the Governor, whenever he
shall deem it advisable, to issue a
Commission appointing one or more
Commissioners, and authorising them
or any quorum of them therein men-
tioned, to inquire, inter alia, into
any matter in which an inquiry
would, in the opinion of the Gover-
nor, be for the public welfare:

AND WHEREAS public state-
ments have been made which under-
mine the confidence of the public in
the administration of the Agricultural
Department and of the Land Settle-
ment and Development Board in the
Presidency of Antigua:

AND WHEREAS in the opinion
of the Governor it is for the public
welfare to issue a Commission appoint-
ing a Commissioner to enquire into
the management of the aforesaid
Department and Board with particu-
lar reference to the following mat-
ters-
(a) any undue delay in the
acquisition of land for purposes of
land settlement;


(b) any undue restriction in the
grant of credit to peasant farmers
in the Presidency;

(c) any undue restriction on the
cultivation of land by peasant
farmers in the Presidency; and

(d) the disposal of funds reserved
for assistance to peasant cultivation
in accordance with the provisions
of the Sugar Export Cess Regula-
tions, 1948.

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance
of the said section 2 of the said Act
and of all other powers in me vested
I deeming it advisable to issue a
Commission for the purpose of an
inquiry into the said matter, do here-
by appoint the said RICHARD JOSEPH
MANNING to be Commissioner for
the purposes of the said Act to make
diligent inquiry into and report upon
all facts relating to the same and any
other matter connected therewith
which may be brought to your notice.

AND I hereby direct that the in-
quiry shall be held at the Council
Chamber, the Court House in the City
of Saint John aforesaid and to com-
mence on Monday, the 16th day of
April, 1951 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 to be the Secretary of
the Commission to attend the said
Inquiry and generally to perform
such duties as Secretary as are pre-
scribed 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
according 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 April, 1951, and in the
fifteenth year of His Majesty's
reign.

By His Excellency's Command,

P. D. MACDONALD,
Colonial Secretary.


No. 23.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


With reference to the proviso ap-
pearing in Section 3 of the Stamps
(University College of the West
Indies) Order, 1951, Leeward Islands
Statutory Rule and Order, 1951, No .1,
it is hereby notified that the 10th day
of April, 1951, shall be the (late of
issue of the special Virgin Islands
stamp of the value of three cents to
commemorate the inauguration of the
University College of the West Indies
and the installation of Her Royal
Highness Princess ALICE as Chancel-
lor thereof.

Coloni.ial Secretary's Office,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigua.
2nd April, 1951.


The Administrator of Antigua
records with regret the death on the
28th March, of Mr. CYRIL WILLIAMS,
Petty Officer Clase II, Water Board,
Antigua.


The Commissioner of Montserrat
announces with regret the death on
the morning of the 31st March of
Mr. R. W. SCOTLAND, Keeper of the
Prison.

Mr. SCOTLAND entered the service
of the Colony in 1911 as a Third
Cla s Prison Warder and later served
as Town Constable in Roseau, Domi-
nica. He subsequently enlisted and
served with the B. W. I. Regiment in
Palestine in the first World War. He
was appointed Keeper of the Montser-
rat Prison in 1927.


No. 33.

Appointments and transf
in the public service,with ef(
the dates stated, are public
general information:-

ALLEN, J. H., Uncertificated
E lncAiion Department, M
appointment terminated.


OON'[FIMATION OF ORDI
No. 34.

The Secretary of State for
nies has informed the Gover
the KING will not be ad
exercise his power of disallo
the undermentioned Ordin
the Legislatures of Antigua
Kitts-Nevis respectively:-

Antiqua.
No. 11 of 1950 "The Mot
cles Insurance (Third Part
Ordinance, 1950".
Ref. No. 47/00035.
St. Christopher- Nevis
No. 9 of 1950 The Appr
(1951) Ordinance, 1950."

No. 13 of 1950 The Su
tary Appropriation (1949) 0
1950".
Ref. 47/00084.


ers, etc ,
fect from
shed for


Teacher.


No. 35.


The Governor has been pleased, this
day, to assent to the undermentioned
Ordinance of the Legislature of St.
Christopher-Nevis:-

No. 2 of 1951 "The Public Health
Ordinance, 1950 ". March 29.
Ref. 47/00098.



No. 36.

The following Bills which will be
introduced into the General Legisla-
tive Council, are circulated with this
Gazette and form part thereof:-

The Small Charges (Amendment)
Act, 1951. "

The Post Office Offences (Amend-
ment) Act, 1951."


PRESIDENCY OF ST. CHRIS-

TOPHER NEVIS AND

ANGUILLA.


Land Acquisition Act, No. 11 of 1944.

Declaration under section 3 of
the above Act.


It is hereby declared that the
Governor in Council, with the appro-
val of the Legislative Council of Saint
Christopher Nevis and Anguilla, con-
siders that the land described in the
schedule hereto should be acquiredd
for a public purpose, namely the
erection of a school.

Schedule.


ontserrat, All that lot of land being a portion
of Douglas Estate in the Parish of
Jan. 8 St. George in the above Presidency
(also a part of the land described in
plan No. 376) containing approxi-
,ANOEs mately 10.1 acres and abutted and
bounded on the north by other lands
of the said Douglas Estate and measur-
the Colo- ing on that side 1018 feet, on the
nor that south by Warner Park and measuring
vised to on that side 1012 feet, on the east by
wance of a public road and measuring on that
ances of side 450 feet, and on the west by
and St. lands of the St. Kitts Lawn Tennis
Club and measuring on that side
456 feet, according to a plan of the
said lot of land as prepared by
or Vehi- H. Lambert Esq,, Licensed Surveyor,
y Risks) and dated the 21st day of March,
1951. which said plan may be seen
at His Honour the Administrator's
Office, Basseterre, at any time during
office hours.
opriation
Dated the 28th day of March, 1951.
pplemen- VINCENT F. BYRON,
ordinance, Clerk to the Executive Council.

36/00002.


TENDERS.

Radio and Public Address
Equipment.



The Government of Montserrat
invites tenders for the purchase of
the following equipment:

Communications Receivers,
R.C.A.-AR88.
3 hermetically sealed in original
containers and cases.

1 slightly used; tested and in sound
working condition.

2 used; tested and in sound work-
ing condition.

Speaker.
1-6' Speaker, 2-5 ohm voice
coil, matching AR8S receivers in
finish of metal box baffle and voice
coil impedance.

Spare Parts fbr AR88 lReivers.
Two cartons (of 4{ cubic feet) con-
taining sets of spare parts originally
supplied by the makers for the ser-
vicing of six receivers.

Spare Tubes for AR88 Receivers.
22 sets R.C.A. tubes, each set con-
taining the following:


5--6SG7
1--6SA7
2--6J5
2--6H6


1--(SJ7
1--6KGGT
1--SY3GT/G
1--OD3/VR 150


Public Address Amplifiers-
MI 12222Y.


R.C.A.


3 Amplifiers complete with tubes,
output maximum 21 watts, unused
but with all paper condensers (made
defective by storage) replaced; tested
and in sound working condition.

,Speakrers with Directional B.,'. --.
R.C.A. M I 6257-2.

3 Speakers designed for mounting
out-of-doors, two in makers original
sealed containers, one slightly used
but in sound working condition.

Vibrator Power Supplies-R.C.A.
M 95571-1 (6 volt).
8 Vibrator Power Supply Units
with output of 90 milliamps. at 300
volts-unused. Complete with vibra-
tors.

Porcelain Insulators.
The following are included: 12
Antenna Johnson No. 107; 48 Stand
Off, Johnson No. 20; 12 Lead-ir
Tubes, 8" x ".

lVire.
Aerial, 7 strands No. 20 B & S Cop-
per, 420 feet.
Solid Single Conductor No. 14
B & S, 420 feet.


[5 April, 1951.










THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


2. Tenders should preferably be
for the purchase of all the above-
listed equipment but tenders for the
purchase of equipment in lots as
listed below will also be considered.

LOT 1: Receivers; Spare Parts for
Receivers; 6' Speaker.

LOT 2: Spare Tubes.

LOT 3: Amplifiers; Speakers with
directional baffi s.

LOT 4: Vibrator Power Supply
Units.

LOT 5: Porcelain Insulators.

LOT 6: Wire.

3. The equipment is open to in-
spection by arrangement with the
Commissioner of Montserrat.

4. Tenders should be submitted in
sealed envelopes marked "Te''iler for
Radio Equipment and addressed to
The Commissioner, Montserrat, B.W.I.
All such tenders should be despatched
in time to be received not later than
the 15th May, 1951. The Goverin-
ment of Montserrat does not bind
itself to accept the highest or any
tender.

By Order,

J. E. T. ROBERTS,
Chief Clerk.

Commissioner's Office,
Montserrat, B. I. !.
30th March, 1951.


In the matter of the estate of ALBERT
CLEMONT HENRY, deceased.

(UNREPRESENTED)
To all Creditors of the above Estate.

You are hereby notified that yon
are to come in and prove your debts
and file your claims at the office of
the Administrator of Estates at the
Court House in the town of Bassetei re
in the Island of Saint Christopher
against the said estate.


Creditors resident within the Colo-
ny of the Leeward Islands are to file
their claims within four months after
the 15th day of March, 1951.

Creditors resident out of the said
Colony are to file their claims within
eight months from the said 15th day
of March, 1951.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE
that any creditors failing to file their
claims within the time above specified
will be excluded from any benefits
arising from the said Estate.

ALL PERSONS indebted to the
said deceased are requested to pay the
amount of their respective debts to me.

Dated the 15th day of March, 1951.

D. S. BROOKS,
Administrator of Estates.


In the Supreme Court of the

Windward Islands and

Leeward Islands.


VIRGIN ISLANDS CIRCUIT.



Notice is hereby given that in pur-
suance of lules made by the Chief
Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward
Islands (Courts) Order in Council,
1939, and duly approved as therein
provided on the 16th day of October,
A. D. 1941, His Honour the Chief
Justice has appointed the day of the
month on which the ensuing Circuit
Court shall sit as follows, that is to
say:-

The Virgin Islands Circuit on
Friday the :0th; day of April, 1951,
at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

Daled the 15th day of March, 1951.

N. A. BERRIDGE,

Chief Registrar.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA 16th March, 1951.

AMERICAN CYANAMID COM-
PANY of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. New
York, State of New York, United
States of America have applied for
Registration of one Trade Mark con
sisting of the following:--





in Class 3, that is to say Chemical

substances prepared for use in medi-
cine and pharmacy.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 7 years
before the date of their said Appli-
cation.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade Mark.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of T r ade Marks.


Publications issued from the
Government Printing' Ofice.,
Leeward Islands.

STATUTORY RULE & ORDER.

General Government.

No. 8 of 19)51, "The Pensions
(Amendment) Regulations, 1951."


RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.

1947. 1918. 1949. 1950. 1951.
January 3'97 2 2 I'50 5"41 3(;0
February 57 '57 207 2 52 1.88
March *59 189 5352 1"58 1.0)
5.13 528 9)09 951 t ->7


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 16(th March, 1951.


J. A. PATTREIOUEX (Overseas) LIMITED of 10 Smith Square,
have applied for Registration of one Trade Mark consisting of the following:-


Westminister, London, S. W. England


OR SERVICE


inl Class 45, that is to say, Tobacco whether manufactured or unmanufactured.

The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said goods for 11 years
before the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three months from the date of the first appearance of this Advertisement in the
Leeward Islands Gazette, give notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to registration
of the said Trade Mark.
N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Trade lMarks


SEN!i


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5 April, 1951.1


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THE LEEWARD IbLANDS GAZETTE.


ORDER OF COMPETENT AUTHORITY.


Order made by the Competent Authority for the Presidency of Antigua under Regulation 50
of the Defence Regulations, 1939, as having effect by virtue of the Supplies and Services
(Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) (Colonies
etc.) Order in Council, 1946, (Imp.) and the Supplies and Services (T? ansitional Powers)
Order, 1946, and the Supplies and Services Continuance Order, 1950 (Imp.).

No. 9 of 1951.
DEFENCE REGULATIONS, 1939.


1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Control of Prices (Amendment No. 9)
Order, 1951, and shall be read together with the Control of Prices Order, 1944 (No. 9/1944), as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the Principal Order.
2. Amendment. List A" of Part I of the Schedule to the Principal Order is hereby
amended as follows:-

(i) by the deletion of sub-items 9 (a), 15 (6), 33 (k) and i:em 28 and the substitution
therefore of the sub-items and item bearing similar respective numbers as set out in
the Schedule hereto:

(ii) by the addition of new sub-item 9 (r) as set out in the Schedule hereto.

SCHEDULE

PART I

ANTIGUA.


Item.


Article.


9. Fish, imported-
(a) Pollock ...
(r) Danish Saithe, Tusks and Cod


15. Meal-
(b) Cornmeal (Canadian)

28. Oilmeal

33. Scratch Grain-
(k) Diana


List "A"-Foodstufts, etc.

Wholesale Price.


24 5. 4. per cask of 448 lb.
26 15. 10. ,,,, ,, 448 ,


... 2


8. 8. per bag of 100 lb.


2 5. 0 per bag of 100 lb.

2 9. 4 per bag of 100 lb.


Retail Price.



1/3J per lb.
1/5 ,, ,

7d. per lb.

6jd per lb.

7d. per lb.


Dated the 4th day of April, 1951.

R. ST. J. 0. WAYNE,
Administrator,
Competent Authority.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN
Government Printer.-By Authority.
1951.


[Price ld.]


[5 April, 1951.








No of 1951. Small Charges (Amendment). LEEWARD
ISLANDS.





LEEWARD ISLANDS.

No. of 1951.

An Act to amend further the Small Charges Act.
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Small Short title.
Charges (Amendment) Act, 1951.
The Small Charges Act, as amended, is herein- Cap. .7.
after called the Principal Act.
2. Section 15 of the Principal Act is hereby Amendment
further amended as follows:- of section
pal Act.
(a) by the insertion of a comma after the pal ct.
word northward appearing in the sixth line
thereof; and
(b) by the deletion of the words "or
eastward appearing in the sixth line thereof
and by the substitution therefore of the words
"southward, eastward or westward ".

President.
Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1951.


Clerk of the Council.









LEEWARD 2 Small Charges (Amendment). No. of 1951.
ISLANDS.
OBJECTS AND REASONS.


The object of this Bill is to prohibit the plant-
ing of canes not only within one hundred feet to
the northward or eastward of any city, town or
village as provided for in the Principal Act but
also within one hundred feet to the southward.and
westward of any city, town or village.

J. CONRAD WOODING,
Attorney General.

































ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Go ernment Printing Offie, Leeward Inlands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1951.


47/0005-1-200-4.51.


IPrice Id.]








No. of 1951. Post Office Od; n. e
(Amendment).








LEEWARD ISLANDS.


No.


LEEWARD
ISLANDS,


of 1951.


An Act to amend the Post Office Offences Act.
BE IT ENACTED by the Governor and
General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands
as follows:-
1. This Act may be cited as the Post Office Short title.
Offences (Amendment) Act, 1951 and shall be
read as one with the Post Office Offences Act here- Cap. 43
inafter called the Principal Act.


2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby
amended by the substitution of the words Post
master of a Presidency for the words "Postmaster-
General of the Colony appearing in the definition
of the term Post letter ".
3. Section 4 of the Principal. Act is hereby
amended by the insertion of the words "or post
letter bag" immediately after the words "a post
letter in the fifth line.
4. After section 9 of the Principal Act the
following section numbered 9A shall be inserted:-
9A. (1) If any person not employed in
the execution of any such Act as aforesaid
wilfully and maliciously, with intent to injure
any other person, either opens or causes to be
opened any post letter which ought to have
been delivered to that other person or does
any act or thing whereby the due delivery of
the letter to that other person is prevented or
impeded, he shall be liable on summary convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding two hundred and
forty dollars, or to imprisonment, with or
without hard labour, for any term not exceed-
ing six months.


Amendment
of section 2 of
the Principal
Act.


Amendment
of section 4 of
the Principal
Act.


Insertion of
new section to
Principal Act.
" Criminal
diversion of
letters from
addressee.








LEEWARD 2 Post Office Ofences No. of 1951.
ISLANDS. (A men cE'ent)

(2) Nothing in this section shall apply
to a person who does any act to which this
section applies where he is parent or in the
position of parent or guardian of the person
to whom the letter is addressed. "

Amendment 5. Section 14 of the Principal Act is hereby
of section 14 amended by the substitution of the words "Post
of the Princi-
pal Act. master of a Presidency for the words Postmaster
General" wherever they occur in the said section.


President.

Passed the General Legislative Council this
day of 1951.


Clerk of the Council.


OBJECTS AND REASONS.
Under section 4 of the Post Office Offences
Act, Cap. 43 it is an offence for any officer of the
post office contrary to his duty to a open post letter
or procure or suffer such post letter to be opened.
1. The objects of this Bill are-
(a) to make it an offence also for any
such officer contrary to his duty to open a
post letter bag or procure or suffer such post
letter bag to be opened; and
(b) to insert a new section making it an
offence for any person other than an officer of
the post office, wilfully and maliciously with
intent to injure any other person, to open or
cause to be opened any letter intended for
delivery to that other person or does anything
whereby the due delivery of the letter to that
other person is prevented or impeded.
2. The Bill seeks also to effect an amendment
of sections 2 and 14 of the Principal Act by the
substitution of the words Postmaster of a Presi-









No. of 1951.


Post Office Ofences
(Amendment).


3 LEEWARD
ISLANDS.


dency for the words Postmaster-General"
wherever they occur in these sections. There is
now no Postmaste -General of the Colony and it is
desirable that the Principal Act should be amended
to accord with the present position.

J. CONRAD WOODING,
Attorney- General.



































ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Ofice, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1951.


47/00028--200--4.51.


[ Price ld.]




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