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AUGUST, 1954.

The (Governor of tie Leeward Is-
lands records with regret the death
on the 17th Angnst, 1951, of the
Honorable Mr. Justice WOODING,
Q.C., Puisne Judge of the Windward
and L-eward Islands.

The Secretariat,
17th August, 1954.
P.F. 39.

It is hereby notified for general
information that the following ap-
pointments have been made:-
(a) Mr. J. D. B. RENWICK, B.A.,
Acting Registrar. Antigua, to be
Additional Magistrate, Antigua, in
place of Mr. N. A. BERRIDGE; and,

(1i) Mr. H. L. S. MOSELEY, M.A.,
B.C.L. (Dunelm), Senior Assistant
Master, St. Vincent Grammar
School, to he Registrar, Antigua,
in place of Mr. RENWICK.

The Secretariat,
16th August, 1954.
Ref. No. C. 13/00098.

The Administrator of Antigua has
been pleased to appoint the Senior
Medical Officer to be a Commissioner
of the City of St. John for the period
12th August, 1954 to 31st December,

Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
11th August, 1954.
Ref. No. A. 50/16-IJ.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Mrs. VIOLET VIOLDIA
PHILIP of St. Johnston's Village,
Antigua, was registered on the 16th
day of August, 1954, as a citizen of
the United Kingdom and Colonies
under the British Nationality Act,

The Secretariat,
16th August, 1954.
Ref. No. 55/00019.

Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-

ALLEN, Misc C. M. E., Student Nurse,
Glendon Hospital. Montserrat, to
be1 Staff Nurse, Glendon Hospital,
Montserrat. Aug. 16
M. E. 258.
BRAMBLE, Miss M. E., Student Nurse,
Glendon Hospital, Montserrat, to
be Staff Nurse, Glendon Hospital,
Montserrat. June 29
M. E. 233.

DATE, The Honourable Mr. Justice
W. A., appointed to act as Chief
Justice of the Supreme Court of
the Windward and Leeward Islands
during the absence (if the Hon.
Chief Justice in the United King-
dom. Aug. 15
Ref. No. C. 13/000ol.
JEFFERS, A. B., to be Junior Clerk,
Treasury Department, Montserrat.
June 24
M. E. 345.
RICHARDSON, Miss I., Staff Nurse,
Glendon Hospita l, Montserrat,
resigned. Aug. 15
M. E. 183.


No. 77.
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:-

St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.

No. 1 of 1954. "The Animal
(Diseases and Importation) Ordi-
nance, 1954."

No. 78.

The Governor has this day been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinances:-


No. 6 of 1954, The Development
(Telephone) Loan Ordinance, 1954 ".
Aug. 14

No. 11 of 1954, Th,
Ordinance ".

Hotels Aid

Aug. 13

No. 79.

The following Ordinance is circu-
lated with this Gazette and forms
part thereof:-

No. 6 of 1954, "'The Development
(Telephone) Loan Ordinancei 1954".
4 pp. Pricr, cents.


ANTIGUA, l(;th August, 1954.

PORATION of 729 Sev-nth Avenue,
New York, State of New York, U.S.A.
have applied for Registration of one
Trade Mark consisting of the follow-

in Class VIII that is to say:- Motion
picture films with or without sound,
words and music.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for 14 years
before the date of their said Appli-
Any* person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Gazelle," give
notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks
Office, Antigua, of opposition to regis-
tration of the said Trade Mark.
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.

3a 9~7
/x r?7Be~

No. 39.


ltublis bt p 2uthorit.


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


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


Adirministator of Estates.
IM. ;5A/S---V.

Crown Land Applications

Applicatiouns in connection with
Crown Lands are notified in the
Gazslle for lhe purpose of giving any
person an opportunity of making any
reprepreentation to this Office in rela-
tion to any such application.

Such applications will be inserted
in ai least three separate issues of the
Gazlite before they will be dealt with
by the Governor, so that applicants
inust be prepared for this delay.

The undernmentioned applications
are hereby notified.

By Order,


Clerk to the A1dmi9 istirator,

Adininistrator's 0,, ,cc,


14th August, 1954.

Ref. No. A. 46/27.

To Purchase.

All those pieces or parcels of land
situate at Matthews Estate in the
Parish of Saint Paul in the Island of
Antigua all as the same are delineated
on maps or plans of the said area
prepared by Mr. MICHAEL ST. CLAIR
BATSON Licensed Surveyor and con-
taining the areas set out as follows:-





No. 98
,, 10A
,, 46
,. 53
,, 71
,, 83
,, 98
,, 102
,, 103
,, 105

4.31l acres
3.920 ,
5,0110 sq. ft.
2.532 acres
0.795 ,
1.083 ,
.964 ,,
1.951 ,,
0.849 ,,
1.330 ,,


Control of Imports and

Notice No. 3 of 1954.

Tenders are invited for the supply
of five tliounsanil half a;is of 100 lb
each "E" grade flour from Local
Commission Agents of Canadian
Flour Mills. Quotations should be
C.I.F. ANTIGUA and should include
agent's commission.

2. The conditions stated in para-
graph 2 of the Tender for Flour
notice of the 25th May, 1954, apply
to this notice.

3. Floor to be loaded at Montreal,
Hmlifax or St. John and shipped to
arrive in Antiin;a not later tlian the
26th September, 1954. A notice of
the award and the price accepted by
Government will be published.

3. Tenders should be in scaled
envelopes marked T1nders for
flour and should he a idress,.d to
His Honour the Administrator and
shiuldl riach the Adi iisii ti ator's
Office not later than 4 p.m. on 25th
August, 1954.

5. Government does not bind it-
self to ;Celepl tih lowest ,ir any

Adminisiirator's O.ice,
16th August, 1954.
Ref. No. A. 40/i8.

British Caribbean Air Trans-
port Advisory Council

The Council invites applications
from suitably qualified persons for
the following post:

TARY (Civil Aviation) at an annual
salary in scale ;900() x 50-1,000
per anlnum. Passages on asslnumption
and termination of appointnwnt for
the Administrative Secretary and
family up to five in all from and to
tie place of engagement will be
paid by the Council.

Th'e post does not at present carry
pension or superannuation rights.
The appointment will be for a period
of three years in the first instance.

Candidates should possess know-
ledge and experience in office
management and also some experience
in aeronautical practice and proce-
dures :;nd a knowledge of the civil
aviation pattern in the British West

The Council reserves the right to
fill the post by invitation if no suita-
ble application is received.

Applications furnishing full details
of candidates' education, special quali-
fications and experience, together
with supporting documents and names
Of two referees, should be addressed
to the Executive Secretary, Regional
Economic Conmittee, Hastings
House. Barbados. before 15th Sptem-
bhr, 1954.

Post of Agricultural Officer,
Grenada, B. W. I.

Applications are invited for the
vacant pest of Agricultural Officer in
the Department of Grenada. B.W.I.

The post, which is pensionable
carries a salary scale of '. I I rising
by annual incriements of $120 to
$4320 (71)0 x 25 900). Consider-
ation will be given to the appointment
of an appl!icant at a point in excess of
the minimum in in, if circumstances

)Quarters are provided for which
r'.1nt, it the ;ite olf 10% of salary or
5% of [he ;issessd value of the
quarters, which'-ver is less. is payable
per ainnnm.

The loficer will be required to
ke-p na car and will he entitled to a
trnivlliniu allowanei, at present at the
rate of S1276 per iannum. Govern-
nwnt win be prepared to approve a
ioanl to, enable the officer to purchase
a car.

Applications should have as a
minimmn inqualiication the Diploma
o!' th, ini,-rial College of Tropical
A.rliculture ,1r I euivaleni t id.grCee and
lil~ild have had consideri)le experi-
ence as an oliicer of a Dopartment of
Agriculture. Experience in Applied
'-seareli and A, riculhural Extension
work woutl hb ad vantaeas as would
g"iinertl alministra':ie experience.

The duties of the officer will be
those assigned to him by the Superin-
tenenit of Agriculture to whom he
will Ibe directly responsible. Such
duties will include the direction of
Agricnlurial 1Extension and Soil
(,Consrvation programmes, the res-
ponsibility for certain field experi-
ments and trials. as well as general
work of an administrative nature.
The Agricultural Officer will be
deputy to the Superintendent of
Agriculture for whom he will act as
occasion demands. The officer will
be subject to the Colonial Regulations
and to the General Orders of the

Applications must be in the- hand-
writing of the applicant who should
give the following particulars about

(a) Age;

(b) Schools, colleges etc. at
which educated, and certificate t
and qualifications obtained, with

[I!! August, 1954.

19 August, 1954]


(c) Nature of present and past
employment, with dates;

(d) Emoluments earned in
present post (or in post in which
last employed, if unemployed);

(e) Past experience in work
similar to that required in the post
now advertised;

(f) Marital Status and number
of children.

Applicants should also furnish
testimonials (which will not be
returned) certified as true copies by a
Justice of the Peace, Minister of
Religion or Head of a Government

Applications which do not contain
the required information will not be

Applications should be adi dressed
to the Superintendent of Agri"ulture,
Botanic Gardens. St. George's, Gre-
nada, and should reach that address
not later than 15th September, 1954.

Government Office,
Grpenada, B. W.I.
29th July, 1954.

Ref. No. 13/00004-II.

Vacant Post of Assistant
Superintendent of Works,
Public Works Department,
St' Vincent.

Applications are invited f'or the
vacanr post of Assistant Superinten-
dent ,f Public Works, St. Vincent,
British West Indies.

2. 'lie salary of the post, which is
pensionable, is in the scale $2,880 per
annum, rising by annual increments
of $120 to $3,600 per annum.

3. No Cost of Living Allowance is

4. Quarters are not provided.

5. A transport allowance of $1,020
per annum is payable in respect of a
motor car maintained by the officer
for official travelling.

6. Applicants should have a work-
ing knowledge of the planning,
estimating, setting out and construc-
tion of buildings, bridges, roads and
waterworks and their maintenance.

7. Previous experience in a P!ublic
Works Department or with r reput-
able firm of Building Contractors, and

experience in the field organisation of
Works and Labour will be taken into

8. The person appointed will be
liable to transfer to a similar post of
equivalent status in the Windward

9. Applications must be addressed
to the Assistant Administrator and
Establishment Officer, Government
Office, Kingstown, St. Vincent, and
must reach him not later than 31st
August, 1954,

August, 1954.

Ref. No. A. C. 13/89.

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.
T'lh person appointed will ie expected
to take part in some of the extra-
curritclar activities of the school in
addition to her teaching duties.

3. Candidates should possess an
honors 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 tk rritory.

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

5. The appointment would nor-
mally he 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

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 aUppointment and with
a passage bick to the place from
which she was recruited on the
satisfactory completion of her con-

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).
(PSC. No. 3/521/22/7V).


Central Experiment Station,
A ntigua.



1951. 1952. 1953. 1954.
3.60 2.41 1.93 3.34
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 1.0 3.83
2.74 5.74 1.31 3.32
3.28 8.38 3.20 3.47
.83 2.59 1.90 1.74
2(.12 28.55 18.52 19.42

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

[Price 11 cents.]

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14th August, 1954.

[14th August, 1954.]


No. 6 of 1954.
An Ordinance to make provision for raising a
lowa of two hundred andi sixteen thousand
dollars for the purpose of inancing the re-
organisation of the telephone system in the
Island of Antigua.
W\ITIER.EAS it is expedient to raise a loan Preamle.
of two hundred and sixteen thousand dollars for
the purpose specified in the Schedule hereto:
ENACTED bv the Legislature of Antigua
as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the De- short title.
velopment (Telephone) Loan Ordinance, 1954.
2. The Governor is hereby authorized to Authority to
raise a loan of an amount suifielent to produce 4overoor to
I borrow
as nearly as may be the sum of two hundred and s21i.ooo.
sixteen thousand dollars and such I uther sums
as may be necessary to defray the expenses of
3. The principal moneys and interest re- Security foi
presented by the loan issued under the provisions loan.
of this Ordinance ae hereby charged upon and
shall be payable out of the general revenues and
assets of the Presidency.
4. The loan hereby authorized or any part Method of
uo it may el raised in 1n mdon under the provi- raising loan.
sions of the General Loan and Stock Ordinance,


ANTIGUA. 2 No. ( of 1954. Dcelopmena ( Telep/ione) Loan.
8/i9o0. 1950 or, notwithstanding anything to the con-
trary in the said Ordinance, independently of
that Ordinance, as the iover.nor or the Crown
Agents for Oversea Governments and Adminis-
trations (hereinafter referred to as the Crown
A gents) acting on his behalf may decide.
Application 5. (1) Any sum raised to defray the ex-
of loan. penses of issue shall be applied only to that

(2) Save as aforesaid, the money to he bor-
rowed under the authority of this Ordinance
shall be appropriated and applied to the purpose
specified in the Schedule hereto.
(C'onstitlion 6. (1) If any loan hereby authorized is
f sinking raised -inder the provisions of the (ienieral Loan
flllld aId
paysneint of and Stock Ordinance, 1950. then the contribu-
inte"iet. tion to sinking fund as conteliplated b) the
provisions of sections 14 and 2S of tihe said
Ordinance, as the case may be, slall commnence
in respect of ayv issue under this Ordiniance not
later than one year after the date from which
the interest on such issue shall commence to
(2) If any loan hereby authorised is raised
independently of the G(eneral Loan and Stock
Ordinance, 1950, then the following provisions
shall apply:-
(a) So long as any portion of the loan
remains outstanding the Governor shall in
each half-vear endinmt with the (lay on
which the interest on the loan falls due ap-
propriate out of tle 'general revenues and
assets of the I'residency a sum equal to one
half-year's interest on the whole of the loan
outstanding and shall remit that sum ro the
Crown A\ onts at such time as will enable
them to pay thereout the then current half-
year's interest on the day on which it falls
(b) The governorr shall also in each
haj' year ending as aforesaid appropriate
out of the said revenues and assets of the

No. 6 of 1954. Development ( Telephone) Loan. 3

Presidency for the formation of a sinking
fund for the repayment of the loan at par
an additional sum in respect of the total
nominal amount of the loan outstanding
equal to one-half of the annual contribution
to be decided upon by the Governor on the
issue of the loan and shall remit that sum. to
the Crown Agents with the remittance here-
inbefore mentioned:
Provided that the said contribution
shall commence not later than one year
after the date from which the interest on
the loan shall commence to run.
(c) The aforesaid contribution shall be
not less than such amount as may be deter-
mined with the approval of the Secretary of
State to be sulficient to redeem the loan at.
its due date.
(d) The Crown Agents shall place at
interest or invest so much of the money so
remitted to them as aforesaid as shall not be
requiired for the payment of interest for the
current half-year in the purchase of such
securities as may le approved by the Secre-
tarv of State as a sinking fund for the final
extinction of the debt and the Crown Agents
shall also place at interest or invest the
dividends, interest or produce of snch
investments in the purchase of like securi-
ties and may from time to time with the
approval of the Secretary of State change
any such investments and shall hold such
funds in trust for the repayment of the
principal moneys for the time beiIn repre-
sented by the loan.
(e) In case the sinking fund provided
for by this Ordinance shlall hie insufficent for
the payment of all tlie principal moineys
borrowed undei' thlii ntl rity of tlis (irdi-
nance at the time Ile same shall hiate he-
colme due thlie (;overn)or shall make good the
deliciencies out of the general revenues and
assets of the Presidency.

'I )1-coldcW.


ANTIGUA. Der lopmeni (Tdeplwwho) Loan. No. 6 of 1954,

Passed the Legislative Council this 4th day
of August, 1954.

Clerk of the Council.


For the reorganisation of the tele-
phone system in the Island of Antigna. ... $216,000,

Printed at tho Oovorirnmnt Printing Office, Le\\ard Islands,
by E. M. B]LACKM N, Government Printer. By Aiuthority.


I ric( 6 cents.

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