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179


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS


G\ A FT R


VOL. LXXVIX.


THURSDAY,


Notices.


The Governor has issued a Commis-
sion dated 15th August, 1951, appoint-
ing Mr. B. F. DIAS to act as Magis-
trate, Districts A & "B ", Antigua.

Colonial Secret a y's Offifoe,
Leeward Islands,
at A4nti'gua.
15th August, 1951.
C.S.O. M.P. 13/00048.

The Governor has issued a Commis-
sion dated 15th August, 1951, appoint-
ing Mr. S. L. ATHILL, I.S.O., M.B.E.
to act as Additional Magistrate, Dis-
tricts A & B ", Antigua.

Colonial Seretary's Office,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigtrna.
15th August, 1951.
C S.O. M.P. 13/o000S.

The Small Farmer Cultivation and
Haulage ,Servie Ordinance, 1951.

(Section 17 (1) ).

NOTICE TO SMALL FARM-
ERS TO REGISTER.

FORM A.
All persons qualified as small farm-
ers who desire to be registered as
small farmers under the provisions of
the Small Farmer Cultivation and
Haulage Service Ordinance, 1951,
(No. 2 of 1951) are hereby required
to deliver or cause to be delivered
their claims in writing for that pur-
pose on or before the 6th day of
September, 1951, to me the under-
signed Elections Officer at the Field
Assistant's ffi c e, Administration
Buildings in the City of Saint John.

Dated this 15th day of August,
1951.
E. G. O. BERRIDGE,
Elections Officer.
Administrator's O()i,'e.
Antigua.
Ref. No. 47/35.
No. 68.

Appointments anil transfers, etc.,
in the public service,with effect from
the dates sfited, are published for
general inmk>rmation:-

ISLES, Miss E., District Midwife,
Medical Department, Montserrat,
resigned appointment. July 10
M.E. 201.


KELSICK, Miss A. K., to be Jun I, -' /TENDERS.
Clerk, Public Library, Montserrat. ~---
Jan. 1 Tenders are hereby invited for the
M.E. 305. purchase of all that piece or parcel of
land on the Factory Road in the City
WHITE, J. L. S., to be Telephone of St. John's in the island of Antigua,
Linesman, Public Works Depart- containing an area of approximately
ment, Montserrat. Jan. 1 1.749 acres and bounded on the North
M.E. 306. by the Factory Road, on the South
by Government Lands, on the East
No. 69. by lands of Mannix and on the West
by Government lands.


The following Statutory Rules and
Orders are circulated with this Gazette
and form part thereof:-

Antigua.

No. 8 of 1951, The Importation of
Animals Prohibition (Parrots) (Revo-
cation) Order, 1951 ".

No. 9 of 1951, "The Telephone
Regulations, 1951 ".


Registry of Joint Stock Companies,
August, 1951.

Pursuant to section 156 of the
Companies Act Cap. 140 of the
Federal Acts of the Leeward Islands
(Revised Edition) notice of the follow-
ing special resolution duly passed is
hereby given.
N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.


Colony of the Leeward Islands.
St. Christopher.
A.D. 1951.
In the matter of K. 0. CORBIN & Co.,
Ltd.

WHEREAS Article 66 of the Arti-
cles of Association of this Company
provides that K. O. CORBIN shall hold
the office of Managing Director of
this Company for life;
AND WHEREAS the shareholders
of this Company are not satisfied with
the manner in which its affairs have
been managed by the said K. O.
CORBIN.
BE IT RESOLVED that this Com-
pany be wound up voluntarily;
AND BE IT FURTHER RE-
SOLVED that HENRY R. THOMPSON
and RALPH S. VANIER be appointed
and are hereby appointed liquidators
for the purpose of winding up the
affairs of this Company and distribu-
ting the property;
AND BE IT FURTHER RE-
SOLVED that the business operated
by the Company be closed forthwith.


The tenderer will be expected to
meet all costs in connection with the
transfer of the property.

Tenders should be addressed to the
Administrator, Antigua, in sealed
envelope marked "Tender for Land
on Factory Road and should reach
the Administrator's Office not later
than 12 noon on 25th August, 1951.

Government does not bind itself to
accept the highest or any tender.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
13th August, 1951.
Ref. No. A. 46/11.


Publications issued from the
Government Printing Office,
Leeward Islands.

ORDINANCE.

Antigua.
No. 2 of 1951, The Small Farmer
Cultivation and Haulage Service
Ordinance, 1951."
13. pp. Price 20c.

STATUTORY RULE & ORDER.

Antigua.

No. 7 of 1951, "The Income Tax
(Double Taxation Relief) (New Zea-
land) Order, 1951."
12 pp. Price 36c.

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.


January
February
M arch
April
May
June
July
Aug. 1 th


1948
2'82
57
1-89
'59
2'80
3'38
1F37
"75


1949.
1"50
S'07
5'62
3'54
1-98
3 35
2"10
"64


1951.
3'60
1.88
1.09
2.16
10.54
2.74
3.28
"58


13-81 14'17 20-70 18'18 25"87


I/_- 472-


No. 48.









Leeward Islands.

Antigua.

STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES ON 30TH JUNE, 1951.
- -- ------ ------- --


LIABILITIES.
Deposits-

(a) Special Funds
St. John's Savings Bank ...
Sugar Industry
Dockyard Restoration ...
Custodian Enemy Property ...
Administrator, Unrepresented Estates ...
Fine Funds, Govt. Institutions ...
Development & Welfare Schemes ...


(b) General
To secure duties
Supply Officer
Registrar & Provost Marshal
Escheator General
Loans under Scheme D. 57
Sundry Cotton Growers ...
Cess on Cotton
Development of Gambles
Burnt Canes Committee
Land Settlement & Development Board
Village Councils .
Hurricance Relief from Volun. Donations
Magistrate's accounts ...
Receiver of Wrecks ...
Workmen's Compensation ...
Erection of Baldwin Houses ...
Royal Mint
Sundry small accounts ...


Sinking Funds


G. EDWARDS,
Accountant,


$ c.




688975.11
605065.07
135.34
1194.98
6876.24
929.07
20998.37



1389.92
69660.17
6756.46
1124.92
13841.54
358856.20
7152.79
1187.33
455.30
49629.64
1599.30
60266.50
652.76
844.54
504.00
1200.00
2880.00


$ c.









1324174.18



















579755.52


176524.94

2,080,454.64


ASSETS,

Treasurer's Cash Account
Sub-Accountant
Crown Agents
Joint Colonial Fund


Other Presidencies, Leeward Islands

Advances-
Other Colonial Governments
Imperial Departments
Sugar Commission
Electricity Board
Personal Advances
Central Experiment Station
Airport Expenses
Purchase of Fire Truck
U.S. Naval Equipment
U.S. Sugar Corporation
Purchase of Coolidge Base
Boat Construction Loans
Post Office
Scheme D. 1184A
Sundry


Imprest Advances

Investments (Special Fnnds)

Trustees Sinking Funds

Excess of Liabilities


*An amount of $12135.47 is due from Development & Welfare Funds


$ C.

211998.61
804.48
4383.00
33600.00





10917.20
4098.18
12433.52
10000.00
27209.66
4334.96
20963.76
6914.04
12197.91
3221.60
44729.64
6223.03
34638.07
29178.05
6356.13
----


EDWIN A. THO0


27th July, 1951.


250,786.09


8,765.24















233415.75


56744.00


844182.96

176524.94

"510,095.66


2,080,454.64


MPSON,
-,


S1 asu7,7 I f ,


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Notice.


1. At the beginning of the Hurricane Season the public are advised to take measures to
safeguard their homes in the event of a storm. Supplementing lights should be provided by per-
sons using the town Electricity, as this supply will be turned off during a severe hurricane.
2. Owners of Barometers should take readings daily at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Any change lower than the usual diurnal one of 0'10 inch should be regarded with suspicion.
3. The masters of Agents of Shipping if in doubt should communicate with the Harbour
Master for information.
4. When barring up a house, on indication of bad weather, begin with the side facing
the direction of the prevailing wind, which varies from North West to North East. Should the
centre of the storm pass over the island there will be a short period of calm during which the
Northern side of the building could be opened up and the southern and Westerly sides closed.
Very often there is no calm, and under such circumstances it is wise to have everything securely
fastened.



Storm Warning Signals.


AT DAY.
The Following signals displayed at the Harbour Master's office and Goat Hill denote
the approach of disturbed weather:-
A. A Red Flag with black square on centre means Tropical disturbance reported;
likely to affect island of Antigua-CAUTION ADVISED.
B. Two red flags, with black squares in centre-HURRICANE SIGNAL-
DANGER EXPECTED.
AT NIGHT.
Two DETONATING Rockets will be Fired from the Harbour Master's office to warn.
shipping.
AT DAY & AT NIGHT.
The Police will go through St. John's and Villages sounding t!: -ir whistles.
Telephone Exchanges will inform Subscribers.
After a hurricane warning has been received the news will be broadcast by Radio on
a frequency of 5740 Kc (52.26 metres) Every hour ON the ho:r.

This NOTICE will not appear again. Please post it in your Office or House.












ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printina Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN,
Government Printer-By Authority.
1951.
[Price 30 cents.]


16 August, 1951.1







LEEWARD


ISLANDS.


ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1951, No. 8.


THE IMPORTATION OF ANIMALS PROHIBITION (PARROTS)
(REVOCATION) ORDER, 1951, DATED AUGUST 8, 1951,
MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL .UNDER SECTION
18 (2) OF THE DISEASES OF ANIMALS ORDINANCE,
(No. 16 OF 1913) AS AMENDED.



ORDER-IN-COUNCIL.



1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the
Importation of Animals Prohibition (Parrots) (Revocation)
Order, 1951.
2. Revocation. The Importation of Animals Prohi-
bition (Parrots) Order, 1932, (S. R. & O. 1932, No. 19) is
hereby revoked.
Made by the Governor in Council this 8th day of August,
1951.


G. A. THIBOU,
Clerk of the Council.


a. ig7; -

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


I II


~47/36--125--8.51.


[Price 3 cents.]









LEEWARD ISLANDS.
ANTIGUA.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1951, No. 9.

THE TELEPHONE REGULATIONS, 1951, DATED AUGUST 8,
1951 MADE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF GOVERNMENT
TELEPHONES UNDER SECTION 4 OF THE TELEPHONE ORDI-
NANCE, 1929, (NO. 2 OF 1929).

1. SHORT TITLE. These Regulations may be cited as
the Telephone Regulations, 1951.
2. DEFINITIONS. In these Regulations:-
Administrator" means the Administrator of the Presi-
dency;
business premises" includes premises where the subscri-
ber resides and carries on business;
Ordinance" means the Telephone Ordinance, 1929;
subscriber means a person who in accordance with these
Regulations subscribes for a telephone, or is permitted
the free use thereof by the Governor, and includes his
family living or staying with him, and any of his
employees or servants when speaking on his behalf.
3. APPLICATION FOR TELEPHONE.' Application for a tele-
phone service must be made to the Superintendent on the
prescribed form, which may be obtained from him.
4. AGREEMENTS. (1) Where any new line is to be run or
any new connection made for any person, such person shall enter
into an agreement, which shall be in the form set out in the
Schedule hereto, to keep the telephone for a period of not less
than twelve months from the date of installation.
(2) Where a line or connection to any premises exists and
any person becomes the owner or tenant of such premises,
he' may apply in writing for the continuation of the telephone
service to such premises and the Superintendent may either
require the applicant to enter into an agreement or otherwise
impose.special conditions:
Provided that where there is no break in the quarterly
payment of subscriptions the incoming owner or tenant shall
not be required to pay an installation fee.
3 47 17










5. INSTALLATION. No new service shall be installed or
connection made until an agreement as provided for in regula-
tion 4 has been entered into and any installation fee in connec-
tion therewith has been paid into the Treasury.
6. INSTALLATION FEE. An installation fee of $4.80 shall
be charged for each new service within the limits of the city of
Saint John, the town of Parham or the village of All Saints.
Beyond such limits the subscriber shall pay one half the actual
cost of the installation:
Provided that no case shall the amount paid be less
than $4.80.
7. SUBSCRIPTIONS. (1) The monthly subscription for
telephones shall be as follows:-
(a) for a telephone installed in a private residence
$2.40.
(b) for a telephone installed on business premises
$3.60.
(2) Where two or more instruments are installed in the
premises of one subscriber and are connected to an exchange by
a single wire, the month subscription for each telephone other
than the first shall be $1.68.
(3) The Superintendent shall rule whether a telephone is
to be regarded as being installed in a private residence or on
business premises:
Provided that any subscriber or prospective subscriber
dissatisfied by any such ruling may appeal to the Governor
in Council whose decision shall be final.
8. PAYMENT OF SUBSCRIPTIONS. (1) All subscriptions
shall be paid quarterly in advance, on the first days of January,
April, July and October respectively.
(2) In the event of any subscription remaining unpaid
after the fifteenth day of January, April, July or October
respectively the service shall be disconnected without notice, and
notwithstanding such disconnection the subscription for the
current quarter shall be due and owing and if not paid at the
end of the quarter together with all other arrears of fees
and charges, if any, in connection with the telephone, any
agreement shall be deemed to be terminated and the installation
shallbe removed, and such subscription and any arrears of fees
and charges may be recovered in accordance with the provisions
of the Ordinance.










9. RECONNECTION FEE. In the event of any service
being disconnected under the provisions of regulation 8 a fee of
$1.20 shall be charged for reconnection of such service.
10. ABSENCE OF SUBSCRIBER. If any person who has
been a subscriber for more than twelve months gives notice to
the Superintendent in writing that he will be absent from the
Presidency for a period of more than two months and less than
six months and that he desires the telephone to be disconnected
during his absence, his telephone will be disconnected and recon-
nected free of charge to the subscriber, and subscription for
such period of absence shall not be payable, but where the
subscription has already been paid the subscriber shall not be
entitled to a refund under this regulation.

11. NOTICE OF DISCONTINUANCE. (1) Subject to the
expiration of the period provided for by regulation 4 (1) of
these regulations any subscriber who desires the telephone
service to be discontinued may, not less than one month prior
to the date when the rent for the next ensuing quarter becomes
due, give notice in writing to the Superintendent.
(2) (a) The Superintendent may discontinue any tele-
phone service at any time on giving one month's notice in
writing to the subscriber and on the expiration of the said
period of one month the Superintendent shall discontinue
the service and remove the instrument, wire and other
material.
(b) For any persistent failure on the part of any
subscriber to comply strictly with these Regulations, or for"
any abuse of the telephone system, the Superintendent
shall be at liberty at any time to discontinue the service of
the subscriber and to remove the instrument, wire and
other material from the subscriber's house or premises;
such discontinuance and removal shall not however preju-
dice the right of the Superintendent to recover any sum
or sums due or falling due from such subscriber in terms
of his agreement.
12. CoIN COLLECTORS.' The Superintendent may in-
stall telephones with coin collectors attached thereto in such
places as shall be authorized by the Administrator. The
charge for the use of such telephones shall be four cents for
each call and no quarterly subscription shall bot payable
therefore. Except so far as they apply to the payment and
collection of quarterly subscriptions these Regulations shall
apply to such telephones.










13. REMISSION OF FEES AND SUBSCRIPTIONS. (1) If
for any cause, not attributable to the fault of the subscriber,
he is out of connection directly or indirectly with the
Central Telephone Exchange for any continuous period
exceeding two weeks he shall be entitled to a pro rata deduc-
tion from his subscription payable in respect of such period.
(2) The Governor in Council may remit in whole or in
part the subscriptions and fees payable under these Regula-
tions in respect of telephones used by Government officials
or for other good and sufficient c-use.
14. ENTRY OF PREMISES AFTER NOTICE. The Super-
intendent or any person employed in connection with the Tele-
phone Service, such person acting on instructions from the
Superintendent, may, upon giving reasonable notice to the
owner or occupier thereof, at any time between the hours of 7
a.m. and 6 p.m. enter upon the premises in which a telephone
is installed for the purpose of inspecting, repairing, renewing
or removing the telephone.
15. HouRs OF BUSINEss. The Exchanges at St. John's,
Parham, and All Saints, respectively will be open for the
transmission of calls from 6. a.m. to 9 p.m., daily, including
Sunday and Bank Holidays: Provided that in cases of
emergency messages may be sent between 9 p.m. and 6.a.m.
16. LIMIT OF CONVERSATION. When any two sub-
scribers have been connected for three minutes at any one time
the operator may call upon them to finish their conversation
and immediately thereafter he shall have power to disconnect
them.
17. OFFFNCES. Any person who-
(a) obstructs or hinders the Superintendent or his
agents or any person employed in connection with the
telephone service in the execution of his powers or duties
under these Regulations;
(b) contravenes any of the provisions of these Regu-
lations;
shall be guilty of an offence against these Regulations and
shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty of twenty-
four dollars.
18. EXISTING AGREEMENTS. An agreement entered into
under the Telephone Regulations n the Schedule to the Ordi-
nance shall be deemed to have been entered into under the










provisions of these Regulations and shall mutatis mutandis be
continued accordingly.

19. REVOCATION. The Telephones Rules, 1936 (S. R.
& 0. 1936, No. 7) and the Telephone Rules (No. 2) 1936
(S. R. & 0. 1936, No. 12) are hereby revoked.

20. COMMENCEMENT. These Regulations shall come into
operation on the 1st day of January, 1952.

Made by the Superintendent of Government Telephones
this 7th day of August, 1951.

H. D. C. MOORE,
Superintendent.

Approved by the Governor in Council this 8th day of
August, 1951.

G. A. THIBOU,
Clerk of the Council.


SCHEDULE.


MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT MADE THE
day of 19 between Superinten-
dent of Government Telephones, acting herein for and on behalf of the
Government of the Presidency of Antigua, who and whose successors in
office are hereinafter referred to as the Government, of the One Part and
of hereinafter referred to as the hirer, of the Other Part.
WHEREBY it is agreed as follows:-
1. Upon paymentof the installation fee of the
Government shall cause a telephone to be placed on the premises of the
said in (or at) and shall
cause such telephone to be connected either directly or indirectly with
the Central Telephone Exchange established in the City of Saint John.
2. The Government hereby agrees that upon payment by the
hirer of the subscriptions hereinafter mentioned the hirer may use
the telephone for communication with and through the Telephone
Exchanges.
3. The hirer hereby agrees to pay at the Treasury on the signing
hereof, in addition to any installation fee, a subscription of
and thereafter quarterly in advance on the first days of January, April,
July, or October a subscription of the first of such
payments to be made on the first day of next.










4. The hirer shall take reasonable and proper care of the said
telephone and the appliances connected therewith, and shall deliver the
same on the termination of this agreement in good order (reasonable
wear and tear excepted) to the Superintendent or to such other person
as the Government shall direct.

5. The hirer shall be liable for loss of and for all damage caused to
the instruments, wires, poles or any other articles or things the property
of the Government placed or erected upon his premises or land in
connection with the telephone service to his premises. In case of any
dispute arising hereunder such dispute shall be referred to the Governor
in Council.

6. The hirer shall bear all costs of material, labour, cartage or
other expense incurred during any alteration to or removal of the
telephone for his convenience, and any such alteration or removal shall
be carried out only by persons employed in the telephone service.

7. This agreement shall be read subject to the Telephone Ordi-
nance, 1929, and to the Regulations for the time being in force made
under the authority of that Ordinance or any Ordinances amend-
ing the same.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have signed their
names the day and year first above written.


Signed by

in the presence of

Signed by

in the presence of


















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


75113-275-8.51.


(Price 18) cents.]




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