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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 )
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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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Succeeded by: Antigua, Montserrat and Virgin Islands gazette

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VOL. LXXXII.


REWARD ISLANDS


GAZETTE.


Tubislbtb bty utbority.

THURSDAY, 12TH AUGUST, 1954. No. 38.


Notices.


It is notified for general infornia-
tion that the Governor's Deputy has
issued a Commission appointing Mr.
A. F. L. LoUISY as Additional Magis-
trate in and for the Magisterial Dis-
trict "L" (Barbuda) from the 17th
July, 1954.

The SPcretariat,
A niigua.
10th August, 1951.
Ref. No. 13/u0247.

With reference to the Notice
published in the Leeward Islands
Gazette of the 15th January, 1953, it
is notified for general information
that, pending the issue of Her Majes-
ty's Exequutur, Lieutenant Colonel
HERNAN ALBORNOZ-NINO has been
accorded provisional recognition as
Venezuelan Consul-General at Port of
Spain, Trinidad, in place of Dr.
CALOS SIMON ALAMO.

The Secretariat,
at Antigua.
9th A ugust, 1954.

Ref. No. 19/00009

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Dr. R. H. G. PERKS, resident
at Swetes, assumed office as District
Medical Officer District No. 5 (St.
Pauls) on July 26th 1954 and that Dr.
B. K. ATTLEE (Mrs. PERKS) also
resident at Swetes, assumed office on
July 26th 1954 as District Medical
Officer, District No. 4 (Windward).
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
A ntigua.
9th August, 1954.
5 A/004.

The Administrator of Antigua has
been pleased to appoint the Additional
Magistrate, Districts "A" and "B"
to be a Rent Commissioner and Chair-
man of the Rent Commissioners for
the Presidency of Antigua from the
1st August, 1954.
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
Antigua.
10th August, 1954.
Ref. No. A. 38/,1.


The Adminilistator of Antigua has
appointed Mrs. VIOLET GOODWIN of
All Saints to be Assistant Registrar of
Births, Deaths and Marriages for the
Parish of Saint Pa;l with effect from
12th August, 1954.

Administrator's O)'ire,
Antigua.
6thA uu/vst, 1954.
Ref. No. A. 47/23

No. 73.

Appointiniits and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the rates s stated, are published for
ge-neral information:-

ARMSTRON(, J.. P. O. CI. III, to be
P. O. CI. II, Central Lunatic Asy-
lum, Antigua. Aug. 1
ATTLEE, Dr. B. K., (Mrs. PERKS), to
be Medical Officer, Antigua.
June 29
FRANCIS, W. C., to he Foretman,
Latrine System, Municipal, Anti-
gua. July 16
GREEN, E., P. O. Cl. III, to be P. O.
Cl. II, Municipal, Antigua.
Jan. 1
HOPKINS, Miss I., P. O. Cl. III, to
be P. O. Cl. II, Central Lunatic
Asylum, Antigua. Aug. 1

PERKS, R. H. G., to be District Medi-
cal Officer, Antigua. June 1

SWIFT., Miss M., to be Junior Clerk,
Municipal. Antigua. July 1
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.
No. 74.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not be exercised in respect of the
undermentioned Ordinance:-
Virgin Islands.
No. 1 of 1954, "The Denomina-
tional School Teachers Pension
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1954.

No. 75.

The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinance:-
Montserrat.

No. 10 of 1954, "The Cotton
Export Duty (Amendment) Ordi-
nance, 1954." July 26


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTTGUA, 27th July, 1954.
CARREARS LIMITED (,f Arcadia
Works, Hampst.aid Road. London,
N. W., England, have applied for
Registration lf two Trade Marks
consisting g of the following:-

(1)




CRAVEN




CARRERAS LIMITED LONDON. ENGLAND


in Class 42 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 thirty & four
years respectively 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.
J. D. B. RENWICK.
Ag. Jiegistiar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 19th July, 1954.

CATERPILLAR TRACTOR CO.,
of 800 Davis Street, San Leandro,
State of California, United States of
America, have applied for Registra-
tion of one Trade Mark consisting of
the following:-

CAT
in Classes 6 and 7, that is to say:


,%Z 'b 'I~


__ _








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Class r, -Machinery of all kinds,
and parts of machineiy, except
agricultural and h orti cu lt n r al
machines and their parts.
Class 7 --Agricultural and horti-
cultural machinery, and parts of
such machinery.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said go; ds for fonr and
one ani a haIl years respectively
before the date (f their said
Applicat.i.;i.

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

J. D. B. RENWICK,
Ag. rigitistrar of Trade Marks.


TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 19th July, 1!54.

CUSSONS, SONS & COMPANY
LIMITED, of Kersal Vale Works,
Moor Lane, Kersal, Manchester,
England, have applied for Registra-
tion of one Trade Mark consisting of
the following:--

IMPERIAL LEATHER

in class 48 that is to say :-Perf anery
(including toilet articles, preparations
for the teeth and hair and perfumed
soap).

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 12 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.

J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.


Registrar General's Office,

Antigua.

In accordance with the provisions
of Section 16 of the Marriage Ordi-
nance, 1923, the following building
has been registered in the Presidency
of Antigua as a building where Banns
of Marriage may be published.

Seventh Day Adventists Church,
Cedar Grove, Antigua.

Dated the 5th day of August, 1954.

J. D. B. RENWICK,

Ag. Registrar-General


In the Matter of the Estate of.
Kathleen Louisa Gray, late of
the Town of Plymouth in the
Island of Montserrat, deceased.


(Unrepresented).
Ther, will be sold by Public Auc-
tion at the Old Secondary School
Annex at \VWebb's Extension on Wed-
nesday the 1st September, 1954 at the
hour of 2 o'clock in the afternoon:-
All furniture, household effects and
sundry other articles belonging to the
above-mentioned estate.

RANDALL H. LOCKHART,
Administrator of'Estates.
M. ;5A/8-IV.


Vacant Post of Assistant

Director of Land

Settlement (Agricultural).

Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified candidates wishing to
secure appointment to the vacant post
of Assistant Director of Land Settle-
ment (Agricultural), British Guiana.

2. The post carries a fixed pension-
able salary of 1,100 ($5,280) per
annum (scale A 12) plus a temporary
cost-of-living allowance at the rate of
62. I0s. ($300) per annuml, but the
emoluments ollffered may be increased
as a result of the general revision of
salaries.

3. The Assistant Director of Landl
Settlement (Agricultural) will be
required to assist the Director of the
newly established Land Settlement
Department in the implementation of,
and in the management and supervi-
sion of the land settlement schemes in
the Colony. The main initial duty of
the Department would be to study
and frame definite policies for adop-
tion by the Government with respect
of land settlement anil tenure.

The officer will be required to
undertake the general supervision of
agricultural activities of settlers. He
should possess a recognized qualifica-
tion in Agriculture. Experience in
peasant agriculture w it h special
referenece to land settlements would
be an advantage.

4. The appointment would nor-
mally be pensionable, subject to the
candidate's medical fitness and, where
necessary, to satisfactory service dur-
ing a probationery period of three
years, but the candidate could, if he
so preferred, be appointed on a three
year contract which might be renewed
for a further period or periods. Un-
der present terms on the satisfactory
completion of his contract service, he
would be paid a gratuity calculated
at the rate 22o% of basic salary for
each completed period of three
months' service, including approved
leave.


5. The person selected for the
appointment will be subject to the
Colonial Regulations and to local Gen-
eral Orders and instructions in force
for the time being in so far as they
are applicable. An officer placed on
the pensionable Establishmenit will be
eligible for vacation leave ;t the rate
of fiv- days for each completed month
of resident service up to a maximum
of six months, subject to th- com-
pletion of a minimum tour of'service
of two years. 1 i married, a pension-
able officer would also.be eligible for
the grant of assisted leave passages for
himself and his wife when granted
vacation leave, subject to the provi-
sion of funds annually by the Legis-
lature and to to the requirements of
the Public Oflicers (Leave) Passages
Regulations, 1952.

6. In the case of an officer selected
from overseas, free passiagcs to the
Colony will he fnrnishedt for himself
and his wife and childreii (if any) not
exceeding five persons in all provided
they either accompaniy him to British
Guiana or proce d to join him withiin
twelve mionthls after the date ,t his
departure for the (olony. If le is
serving on contract, the fficri aiid his
family up to a limit of fiv- persons,
will also be provided at the Colony's
expense with passages back to the
country from which he was recruited
on the satisfactory conclusion Of his
contract. He will also earn action
leave o(n tie same b;sis as is laid down
in tp1ragraplh 5 above for an officer on
the Pensionable Establishment.

7. All applications must be ad-
dressoed to the Chief Establishment
Officer, ('Cntral Secretariat. British
Gniani, an i should reach him inot
later than the 15th of August, 1954.
Copies inil not originals of testi-
monials and certificates should be
Enbmiited.

8. It should be noted that the
appointme-nt of any person to this post
is subject to th" approval of the
Secretary of State for the Colonies,
who may decide to select some other
candidate.

9. Applicants already in the em-
ployment of Government should sub-
mit their applications through the
normal official channels.

Establishment Department,
Central Secretariat.

July, 1954.
(M. P. C. 57/30/2).


Applications are invited from quali-
fied persons (men or women) for
appointment as Administative Assist-
ants (Cadet) in the Administative
Service of the Government of Jamiaca.

The post is non-pensionable and
carries a salary of 500 a year.
Successful candidates, provided they
pass the prescribed medical examina-
tion, will be appointed on probation
for a period of three yearsand if their


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12 August, 1954.]


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


service is satisfactory will be eligible
for appointment to the pensionable
post of Administrative Assistant
(620-25-770-920): promotion to the
post of Administrative Assistant will
normally take place at the end of the
probationary period, but cadets show-
ing Administrative ability may he
considered for such promotion before
the end of this period.

Cadets will normally be attached on
appointment either to the Colonial
Secretary's Office or to one of the
Ministries, and will be liable to
transfer between one Ministry and
another in order to gain experience.
Cadets may be required to take a
course of training in the United King-
dom after serving for about a year; this
training will usually take the form of
the Overseas Training Course A at
Oxford or Cambridge; free passages to
and from the United Kingdomn will
be provided and subsistence allowance
paid.

Candidates should possess a recog-
nised University degree and should not
be less than 21 years of age or older
than 26 years of age at the date of
application. Applications in writing
should be forwarded to reach the
Colonial Secretary's Office (Establish-
ments Branch), Kingston, Jamaica,
not later than the 30th of September,
1954.
J. W. H. O'REGAN,
Aoting Colonial Seciretary,
Jamaica.


Vacant post of French Mistress,
Bishops' High School for
Girls, British Guiana.

Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified persons for appointment
to the post of French Mistress,
Bishops' High School for Girls,
British Guiana.

2. The duties are to teach mainly
French, including sixth form work


to the standard of the Advanced
Level of the General Certificate of
Education of London University.
The person appointed will bie expected
to take part in some of the extra-
curricular activities of the school in
addition to her teaching duties.

3. Candidates should possess an
honours degree in French, or a good
General Arts degree, with French as
one subject. Preference will be given
to a candidate who has either some
teaching experience or a teacher's
diploma. It would be an advantage
if the candidate has resided for some
time in France or in a French-
speaking territory.

4. The successful candidate will
be allowed a commencing salary
within the scale 500 x 25-625
per annum appropriate to her experi-
ence and/or qualifications and at
present a temporary cost of living
allowance at the rate of 62. 10s.
per annum is also payable. Some
improvement in these emoluments
may however be expected to result
from the general revision of the
salaries of public officers now being
undertaken.

5. The appointment would nor-
mally be pensionable, subject to the
candidate's medical fitness and to
satisfactory service during a proba-
tionary period of three years, but the
successful candidate could, if she so
preferred, be appointed on a three-
year contract, in which case she
would be granted on the satisfactory
conclusion of her period of contract
service a gratuity calculated at the
rate of 22 % of basic salary for each
completed period of three months'
service, including approved leave.

6. The successful candidate will
be subject on appointment to the
Colonial Regulations and local General
Orders and instructions in force for
the time being in so far as they are
applicable.


7. Vacation leave (for both "pen
sionable and contract staff) is
earned at the rate of five days for
each completed month of resident
service up to a maximum of six
months, subject to a minimum tour
of two years resident service.

8. A pensionable appointee would
be eligible for "assisted passages"
when travelling to and from leave,
subject to the provision of funds an-
nually by the Legislative Council and
to the requirements of the Public
Officers Leave (Passage) Regulations.

9. If recruited from overseas for
service on contract, the Mistress would
be provided by Government with a
passage to British Guiana in order to
take up her appointment and with
a passage back to the place from
which she was recruited on the
satisfactory completion of her con-
tract.

10. Applications should be address-
ed to the Headmistress, Bishops' High
School for Girls, British Guiana, in
time to reach her not later than the
15th of August, 1954. (Copies and
not originals of certificates and testi-
monials should be submitted).
(PSO. No. 35/21/2/2/7V).


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,

t ntigua.


1950.
5.41
2.52
1.58
2.44
2.06
1.66
1.85
'66
18.18


1951. 1952. 1953. 1954.
3.60 2.41 1.93 3.04
1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45
1.09 1.62 5.60 1.08
2.16 3.14 2.06 .49
10.54 3.07 1.50 3.83
2.74 5.74 1.31 3.32
3.28 8.38 3.20 3.47
"22 1'34 '67 1'35
25.51 27.30 1729 19.03


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


BANKING STATISTICS: LEEWARD ISLANDS.
All figures in B. W. I. dollars.
Number of reporting banks: 2 (Barclays Bank (D.C. & 0.) and Royal Bank.of Canada).

Figures for end of quarter 30th June, 1954.


LIABILITIES.

1. Notes in circulation


2. Deposits
(i)
(ii)
(iii)


Demand
Time
Savings


3,835,746.39
300,020.92
5,973,316.46


3. Balances due to
(a) Other banks in Colony
(b) Banks abroad

4. Other Liabilities, etc.


$
10,045.00

10,109,083.77




212,094.39
237,052.66

361,133.69


I ASSETS.
$
1. Cash 1,049,933.82
2. Balances due by other banks in Colony 1,467.58
3. Balances due from banks abroad
and other short claims 7,590,665.23
4. Loans and Advances 1,361,125.48
To:
(i) Primary production (including
processing of primary
products) 6,569.83
(ii) Other Industries (includ-
ing Commerce
Transportation and
Distribution) 827,610.32
(iii) Other Advances 526,945.33
5. Investments
(a) Local
(b) Other
6. Other Assets 926,217.40


Total Liabilities


154


[12 August, 1951.


10,929,409.51


10,929,409.51


Total Assets








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 e 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 he 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 Sig nals.


AT DAY.
The following signals displayed at the Harbour Master's Office, Goat Hill and Police
Headquarters 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 their 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 K/cs (52.26 metres) Every hour ON the hour.


THIS NOTICE WILL' NOT APPEAR AGAIN. PLEASE POST IN YOUR OFFICE OR HOUSE."

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
7th August, 1954.
Ref. No. A. 52/6--II.







ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Offioe, Leeward Islands, by E. MI. BLACKMIAN, E.D.
Government Printer.-By Authority
1954
[Pr,'ce 7 cents.]


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