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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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THE LEEWARD ILA )DS


GAZETTE 3


ublisbet bY 8uth)orit .

,. LXXXlII. THURSDAY, 28TH APRIL, 1955. No.


N otices.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency the Governor
has issntud a Commission to the Hon.
P. D. MACDONALD, C.M.G., appoint-
ing him to be Governor's Deputy
during His ]xcellency's absence from
Antigua, whilst visiting St. Kitts
from the 29th April to the 3rd May,
1955.
The Secretariat,
Antigjua.
251h AP!i/il, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00283.

It is hereby notified for general
information that His Excellency the
Governor has, under Section 16 (1)
(d) of the Antigua Constitution and
Elections Ordinance, Np. 10 of 1951,
declared, by Instrument under the
Public Seal of the Presidency of
Antigua, that the Hon. R. H.
LOCKHART is by virtue of his
appointment as Acting Attorney
General, incapable of acting as an
Official Member of the Legislative
Council of Antigua.
2. Consequent upon the above
declaration, His Excellency has
appointed Mr. D. H. A. McNAMARA,
Acting Crown Attorney, to be a
temporary Official Member of the
abovementioned Legislative Council.
The Secretariat,
Antigua,
26th April, 1955.
0. 18/00oo9.
It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency has approved
of the appointment of Mr. F. V. D.
GRIFFITH, M.B.E., to be an Honorary
Assistant Superintendent of Police
with effect from the 1st April, 1955.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
26th April, 1955.
Ref. No. 60/00050.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that in any matter affecting
British interests in the French islands
of Martinique or Guadeloupe, com-
munications should be with Her
Majesty's Consul at Fort de France
in Martinique, to whom the Consular
agent at Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe,
is subordinate.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
22nd April, 1955.
Ref. No. 19/00004.


BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
MONTSERRAT.

A PROCLAMATION.

CHARLESWORTH ROSS,
Commissioner.

WHEREAS under section 3 of the
Cotton Planting (Regulation) Ordi-
nance, 1926 (No. 7 of 1926) it is
provided that the Governor in Coun-
cil may from time to time by
Proclamation published in the Gazette
and by Public Notice declare any
period of each year to be a close
planting season within the meaning
of the said Ordinance either for the
whole Presidency or for such area or
areas theroof as may be specified in
such Proclamation, and that any
Proclamation so issued and published
may be revoked, amended or varied
by a Proclamatioq similarly issued
and published:

AND WHEREAS by Proclamation
dated the 11th day of March, 1955,
and published in the Gazette on the
24th day of March, 1955, and by
Public Notice the Governor in Coun-
cil declared the period from the 1st
day of April, 1955, to the 15th day of
August, 1956, both days inclusive, to
be a close planting season within the
meaning of the said Ordinance
throughout the Presidency of Mont-
serrat and every part thereof except
in planting Date Experimental Plot
at the Grove Botanic Station:
AND WHEREAS by Proclamation
dated the 29th day of March, 1955,
and published in the Gazette on the
7th day of April. 1955, and by Public
Notice the Governor in Council
varied the period aforesaid and
declared the period from the 16th
day of April, 1955, to the 15th day of
August, 1956 both days inclusive,
shall be a close planting season within
the meaning of the said Ordinance for
the whole Presidency of Montserrat,
(except the Planting Date Experi-
mental Plot at the Grove Botanic
Station, to which this Proclamation
shall not apply).
AND WHEREAS it is expedient
to vary the period aforesaid:
AND WHEREAS the officer
administering the General Govern-
ment of the Colony is absent from
the Presidency of Montserrat:


NOW, THEREFORE, I, (CHARLES-
WOInaH ROSS, Commissioner of the
Presidency of Montserrat, by and
with the advice of the Executive
Council of the said Presidency, do by
this my Proclamation dclare that the
period from the 1st day of May, 1955
to the 15th day of August, 1956, both
days inclusive, shall be a close plant-
ing season within the meaning of the
said Ordinance for the whole of the
Presidency of Montserrat (except the
Planting Date Experimental Plot at
Grove Botanic Station, to which this
Proclamation shall not apply).
AND I further declare that the
Proclamation dated the 29th March,
1955, made under section 3 of the
Cotton Planting (Regulation) Ordi-
nance, 1926, (No. 7 of 1926) and
published in the Gazette on the 7th
day of April, 1955, is hereby revoked.
AND all Her Majesty's loving sub-
jects in the said Presidency and all
others whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice
hereof and to give their ready obedi-
once accordingly.
GIVEN at the Commissioner's Office,
Montserrat, this 15th day of
April, 1955, and in the fourth
year of Her Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

The Commissioner, of Montserrat
has made the following appointments
under section 3 of the Marriage Ordi-
nance, 1921, (Montserrat No. 6 of
1921):-
His Lordship Bishop A. H. V.
DEMETS, to be a Marriage Officer
with effect from 18th March, 1955.
Reverend GEORGE R. AMBLER,
B.A., to be a Marriage Officer, with
effect from 21st April, 1955.

No. 42.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
ALFONSO, L. N., Assistant Superin-
tendent of Police, promoted to
Superintendent of Police, Leeward
Islands Police Force. Feb. 10
CHRISTOPHER, Miss B., Student
Nurse, to be Nurse, British Virgin
Islands. Jan. 6


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19.


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


DECASTRO, A., confirmed as Junior
Clerk, Treasury, British Virgin
Islands. Jan. 1

DERRICK, Miss 0, to be Junior
Clerk, Central Housing and Plan-
ning Authority, Antigua. Jan 1

FRANKLYN, A.;.Surveyor of Works,
Virgin Islands, to be Building
Surveyor, Central Housing and
Planning Authority, Antigli.
Jan. 1
GOMES, (nie WINTER) Mrs. M.,
Laboratory Assistant, Medical
Department, Antigna, resigned.
Mar. 24
HUNTE, S. E. B., P.O. Cl. III, to be
Prison Officer Grade III. Prison,
Antigua. Sep. 1, 1954

KIRNON, K., Junior Clerk, Post
Office, to be Junior Clerk, Central
Housing and Planning Authority,
Antigua. Jan. 1

MADURO, A., to be P.O. Cl. II
(Forest Ranger), Agricultur:d Dept.
Br. Virgin Islands on probai in.
Apr. 16
PARSONS, V., to be Sanitary Inspe tor
(and an Officer of the Board of
Health), Medical Department, Br.
Virgin Islands, on probation.
Feb. 25
PIGOTT, K., Protection Officer, to be
Agricultural Assistant IV, Agricul-
tural Department, Antigua.
Mar. 11
PIPER, E., to be Junior Dlsp' nser,
(Laboratory Technician) Medical
Department, on contract, British
Virgin Islands. Nov. 5. 1954

THOMAS, H., to be Junior Clerk,
Agricultural Dept., Antigua.
Aug. 17, 1954
SMITH, Dr. W. F., M.D., to be Medi-
c;:i Officer, on contract, Br. Virgin
Islands. Mar. 16
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCE.
No. 43.

The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Governor
that the power of disallowance will
not b1 exercised in respect of the un-
dermentioned Acts:-

Leeward Islands.
No. 8 of 1955, Pensions (Increase)
Act, 1947 (Amendment) Act, 1955."


No. 9 of 1955, "Pensions (Increase)
Act, 1953 (Amendment) Act, 1955."

No. 14 of 1955, "Small Charges
(Amendment) Act, 1955."

No. 16 of 1955, "The Appropria-
tion Act, 1955."

No. 17 of 1955, "Local Constables
(Amendment) Act, 1955."


BRITISH CARIBBEAN
CURRENCY BOARD.
Rates of Commission for the Issue and
Redemption of Currency Notes.
(Section 7 (1) of the Currency
Ordinance, 1950).

Issue: seven-sixteenths per centum.

Redemption: one-half per centum.

And in addition to the above rates
the cost of any telegrams sent by the
Board or by the Crown Agents in
connection therewith.

L. SPENCE,
Executive Commrissioner,
British Caribbean Currency
Board.

Headquarters,
Board of Commissioners of
Currency,
British Caribbean Territories,
Trinidad.
4th April. 1955.


In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.


ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.


NOTICE IS HEREBY given that
in pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands Courts Order in Council, 1939,
on the 16th day of October, 1941, as
amended, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the undermentioned day
on which the ensuing Circuit shall
sit in the Presidency, that is to say:-


On Tuesday the 10th day of May,
1955, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.

0. M. BROWNE,
Registrar, Antigua Circuit.

Registrar's Office,
Antigua.
April, 1955.


CITY RATE FOR 1955.


Notice is hereby given that the
City Rate Assessment List for 1955
has been posted on the outer door of
the Treasury and at the Central
Board of Health Office.

The rate fixed on properties north
of the houses bordering on Alfred
Peters Street under an assessed
annual rental value of $48.00 is 5%
and of $48.00 and over 71%. The
rate on all other property under an
assessed annual rental value of $48.00
is 10% and of $48.00 and over 15%.

Any person who objects to any
assessment in the said list must lodge
his objection in writing with the
Secretary, Central Board of Health
within fourteen days after the date
of this notice.

A. M. TAYLOR,
Secretary, Central Board
of HIalth.

Central Board of Health Office,
Antigua.
16th April, 1955.
Ref. No. A. 65/7-III.


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr. 23rd


1951. 1952. 1953. 1951. 1955.
3.60 3.10 2.55 3.44 2.16
1.88 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68
1.09 1.62 5.60 1.08 .83
.57 2.71 2.02 .28 1.61


7.14 9.03 11.19 7.25 5.28


[,28 April, 1955.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Leeward


Islands.


VIRGIN ISLANDS.

Savings Bank Account for the Year ended 31st December, 1964.

REVENUE & EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT.


EXPENDITURE

To Interest on closed Accounts
Interest capitalized at 31/12/54
Payment in respect of
services rendered
Excess of total of depositors
individual accounts over
that of Control Account
prior to 1954 written off


$ C.
58.49
1899.58


120.00



97.57 2175.64


INCOME

By Interest on Investments
with the Crown Agents
Interest on Deposit with the.
Virgin Islands National
Bank
Interest over-credited in 1951
Sale of Pass Books
Balance transferred from
Presidential Fund


$ c. $


1601.70


38.88
1.54
.24

633.28 2175.64


STATEMENT OF DEPOSITS & WITHDRAWALS.
DEPOSITS WITHDRAWALS


To Balance to the credit of
Depositors at 1/1/51
Deposits Received
Interest credited to
Depositors' Accounts
Excess written off


78283.03
95492.47

1958.07
97.57 175831.14


By Withdrawals 77547.23
Withdrawal short-entered
in 1951 48.00
Interest over-credited in 1951 1.54
Balance at credit of Depositors
at 31/12/54 98234.37 175831.14


INVESTMENT ADJUSTMENT ACCOUNT.


To Balance carried to Reserve
Fund


1608.70


B, Profit ont Sale of Invest-
ments
Appreciation of Investments


RESERVE FUND ACCOUNT.


To Balance at 31/12/54


4555.70

l-


By Balance at 1/1/54
Investment Adjustment
Account


34.86
1573.84 1608.70



2947.00

1608.70 4555.70


BALANCE SHEET AS AT 31st DECEMBER, 1954.


ASSETS


To Depositors Account
Reserve Fund


98234.:i7
4555.70 102790.07


By Virgin Islands Treasury
Virgin Islands National
Bank of St. Thomas
Investment Account


29448.11

1973.16
71368.80 102790.07


There is a contingent liability amounting to $17,009.65 in respect of aggregate amounts paid
from Presidential Revenue to meet deficit on Revenue and Expenditure Account-$16476.37 in respect
of previous years and $533.28 in respect of 1954.


T. E. A. PERKINS,
Assistant Treasurer.
29th March, 1955.


H. A. C. HOWARD,
Treasurer.
30th March, 1955,


LIABILITIES


28 April, 1955.]








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. [28 April, 1955.

Leeward Islands.

PRESIDENCY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.

Statement of Savings Bank Investments as at 31st December, 1954.


C~rigina


Original
Value.

S !.

Australia 3 1963/65 1,04b.16. 7

Northern Rhodesia 3% 1963/65 680.13. 0

Huddersfield 3% 1956/58 423.17. 4

Sheffield 3% 1956/58 590.3.11

New Zealand 3% 1952/55 600.18. 9

Uganda 3j% 1966/69 3,400.18. 3

Ceylon 3% 1959/64 1,000. 0. 0

E. A. H. C. 3%Z 1966/68 6,000. 0. 0

Nigeria 3% 1964/66 2,000. 0. 0

Trinidad 4% 1973/76 1,830.17. 9

1 1,576 5. 7


Face
Value.

s. d.

1,000. 0. 0

705. 6. 9

428. 3. 0

600. 0. 0

614. 8. 9

3,821. 5. 0

1,107.15. 9

3,096.15. 6

2,022.15. 1

1,835. 3. 5


Mean Mar-
ket 'Value
as at
31/12/53.
s. d.

915. 0. 0

638. 6. 7

423.17. 4

600. 0. 0

614. 8 9

3,615.11. 0

1,002.10 11


15,231.13 3 7,709.14. 7


Ratel Loss.


Mean Mar-
ket Value
as at
31/12/54.
s, d.

955. 0. 0

673.11.11

4,28 :. 0

603. 0. 0

614. 9

3,687.10. 2

1,03515. S

2,988. 7. 9

1,992. S. 3

1,890. 4. 6

14,868.10 0


sd


o

951

95

100

100j

100


936

936
96J


98j 7.11.9


103


19. 4.0


T. E. A. PERKINS,
Assistant Treasurer.
29th March, 1955.


H. A. C. HOWARD,
Treasurer.
30th March, 1955.


GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK STATISTICS: LEEWARD ISLANDS.
All figures in British West Indian dollars.
Number of reporting banks: 4.
Figures for end of quarter 31st December, 1954.
LIABILITIES $ ASSETS
1. Notes in circulation Nil 1. Cash (in Treasury)
2. Deposits 2,181,679.23 2. Balances due by other banks
(i) Demand -Nil in Colony
(ii) Time -Nil
(iii) Savings 2181,679.23
3. Balances due to 3. Balances due from banks abroad
(a) Other banks in Colony Nil and other short c;iims
(b) Banks abroad Nil
4. Other Liabilities 15,581.70 4. Loans and Advances


Total Liabilities


2,197,260.93


5. Investments-
(a) Local 269,473.16
(b) Other 1,830,398.55
6. Other Assets


Total Assets


$
66,424.7-'
Nil


Nil
Nil
2,099,871.71

30,964.51

2,197,260.93


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. IM BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority.
1955.


Gain.


d.

40. 0. 0

35. 5. 4

4. 5. 8

3. 0. 0


171.19.

33. 4.


59. 6. 9

347. 1. 8


[Price 6 cents]


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