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165


THE LEEWARD 0iL)


GAZETTE.

oiublisbtbi by utbority.


VOL. LXXXIII.


THURSDAY, 6TH OCTOBER, 1955.


Notices.


It is notified for general informa-
tion that His Excellency the Acting
Governor has been pleased to appoint
the Hon. P. E. RYAN, O.B.E., to be a
Nominated Member of the Executive
Council of the Presidency of St.
Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla from the 17th
September, 1955.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
3rd October, 1955.
Ref. No. C. 18/00006.

The Administrator of Antigua has
appointed the undermentioned Mar-
riage Officer for the Presidency of
Antigua:
Reverend OHARLES JARVIS.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
28th September, 1955.
Ref. No. A. 8/4.


It is notified for general informa-
tion that Mr. JOHN FRANCIS has been
appointed under Section 4 of the
Cattle Trespass Ordinance, 1910, as
keeper of a public Pound at Sawcolts
in the Parish of St. Mary in place of
Mr. JAMES FRANCIS.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
30th September, 1955.
Ref. No A. 60/40.



No. 102.
The Acting Governor has been
to assent to the undermentioned
Ordinances:-
St. Kitts-Nevie-Anguilla.
No. 20 of 1955, The Watercourses
and Waterworks Ordinance, 1955".
September 29.
47/00836.
No. 21 of 1955, "The Workmen's
Compensation Ordinance, 1955".
September 30.
The Secretariat,
Antigua.
Ref. No. 47/00369-II.


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Montserrat.
No. 5 of 1955, The Registration of
Clubs Ordinance, 1955 ".
October 3.
47/00372.

No. 103.
The following Statutory Rule and
Order is circulated with this Gazette
and forms part thereof:-
Antigua.
No. 11 of 1955, "Resolution to
alter and amend the Second Schedule
to the Customs Duties Ordinance,
1927, by the addition of item 31A.
1 pp. Price 3 cents.


No. 104.
Appointments and transfers etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-

GOATHA, W. H., Prison Officer Grade
I to be Principal Officer, Prison,
Antigua. Feb. 23
HODGE, J. V., Principal, Audit De-
partment, to be Accountant, Peasant
Development Office, Antigua.
Sept. 1

(Mr. HODGE, will remain seconded
temporarily to the Audit Depart-
ment).
MEADE, J. W., Prison Officer Grade
II, to be Prison Officer, Grade I,
Antigua. Feb. 25
PESTAINA, E. O., Senior Clerk, Anti-
gua, to be Principal, Audit Depart-
ment.
Sept. 1

(Mr. PESTAINA will remain sec-
onded temporarily to the Antigua
Administration).
Ref. No. C. 13/00050.
THOMAS, E., Prison Officer Grade III,
to be Prison Officer, Grade II,
Antigua. Feb. 23

ZACHARIAH, Miss C,, Staff Nurse,
Holberton Hospital, Antigua, re-
signed. August 19


BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE PRESIDENCY OF THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS.
A PROCLAMATION.
H. A. C. HOWARD,
Comm issioner.

WHEREAS it is provided by sec-
tion 6 of the Public Holidays Act,
1954 (No. 19 of 1954) that it shall be
lawful for the Governor from time to
time with the advice of the Executive
Council of a Presidency to issue a
Proclamation appointing a special day
or part of a day to be reserved as a
public holiday in such Presidency:
AND WHEREAS by section 9 of
the said Act it is provided that for the
purposes of sections 6 and 8 of the
said Act the expression Governor"
shall mean the Officer for the time
being administering the Government
of a Presidency.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, HENRY
ANTHONY CAMILLO HOWARD, the
Officer for the time being administer-
ing the Government of the Presi-
dency of the Virgin Islands, with
the advice of the Executive Council
of the said Presidency do hereby
appoint Friday the 21st day of
October, 1955, as a special day to
be reserved as a Public Holiday in
the said Presidency, under and in
accordance with the said Act, and I
do by this my Proclamation command
the said day to be so reserved and
kept.
AND all Her Majesty's loving
subjects in the said Presidency and
all others whom it may concern are
hereby required to take due notice
hereof and to govern themselves
accordingly.
GIVEN under my hand at the
Commissioner's Office, at Tortola
in the Virgin Islands this 20th
day of September, 1955 and in
the fourth year of Her Majesty's
reign.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
Ref. No. 47/00058-II.

ERRATUM.
Substitute the words "SHORT
TITLE for the word "CITATION"
occurring in Regulation 1 of the
Currency (Amendment of Second
Schedule) Regulations, 1955 (General
Government S. R. & O. 1955 No. 30),
published in the Leeward Islands
Extraordinary Gazette No. 43 of the
1st October, 1955.


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No. 41.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


ACQUISITION OF LAND.

Notice required under Section
4 of the Land Acquisition
Act, 1944 (No 11/1944).

-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that it appears to the Governor in
Council that the lands described in
the Schedule hereto and situate at
SLiberta in the Parish of Saint Paul
in the Island of Antigua are likely to
be needed for purposes which in the
opinion of the Governor in Council
are public purposes, namely to erect
thereon a School, Health Centre,
,Nurses Quarters and amenities, AND
that it is necessary to make a prelim-
inary survey of the said land.

SCHEDULE.

A piece or parcel of land contain-
ing approximately 20 acres situate in
the Nillage of Liberta in the Parish of
Saint Paul in the Island of Antigua
and owned by the following, Stephen
R. Mendes, James Frederick, Berkeley
Jarvis, Robert Joseph, Antigua Trades
and Labour Union, Ellis Ferrence
and Charles Titus.

Dated the 19th day of September,
1955.
F. A. CLARKE,
Ag. Clerk of the Council.
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 46/64.


ACQUISITION OF LAND.
Notice required under Section
4 of the Land Acquisition
Act, 1944 (No. 11/1944).
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that it appears to the Governor in
Council that the lands described in
the Schedule hereto and situate at
John Hughes in the Parish of Saint
Mary in the Island of Antigua are
likely to be needed for purposes
which in the opinion of the Governor
in Council are public purposes,
namely, for housing purposes, AND
that it is necessary to make a prelim-
inary survey of the said land.

SCHEDULE.
A piece or parcel of land contain-
ing approximately 8 acres forming
part of land owned by John Richard
Francis known as Mill Hill Estate
and situate at John Hughes .in the
Parish of Saint Mary in the Island of
Antigua.

Dated the 19th (lay of September,
1955..
F. A. CLARKE,
Ag. Clerk of the Counoil.
Administrator's Ofice,
St. John's,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 46/82.


NOTICE TO MARINERS.


Antigua, B.W.I.-Bell Buoy

Moored.
The Bell Buoy which had been
removed for repairs has been replaced
near to the southwest extremity of
Warrington Bank in the St. John's
roadstead.

E. H. BLANCHARD,
Harbour Master.
10th September, 1955.


Marine Marker-Burt Point.
The Burt Point Light is situated at
latitude 180 24' 57" North, longitude
640 36' 40.6" West or approximately
200 yards due east of Burt Point at
the entrance to Road Harbour,
Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The
light gives a white single flash at the
rate of 20 flashes per minute, with an
effective range in clear weather con-
ditions of about 5 miles. The light
will be put in operation on Monday,
the 26th September, 1955.

The Secretariat,

Antigua.
15th September, 1955.
Ref. No. 70/00001.


Regional Economic Committee
of the British West Indies,
British Guiana and British
Honduras.
The Regional Economic Committee
invites applications from suitably
qualified persons for the following
post:

ASSISTANT TRADE COMMISSIONER
(STUDENTS) FOR THE BRITISH
WEST INDIES, BRITISH GUIANA
AND BRITISH HONDURAS IN
CANADA
at an annual salary in the scale
$3,600x150-$4,800 Can. plus a
house allowance of $1,200 Can. per
annum. Passages on assumption and
termination of appointment for the
Assistant Trade Commissioner and
family up to five in all from the
place of engagement will be paid by
the Committee.

The 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 be University
graduates preferably with experience
of University life in Canada. Prefer-
ence will be given to West Indians.

The Assistant Trade Commissioner
will be required to perform the duties
of students liaison officer and will be
under thd general supervision of the


Trade Commissioner for the British
West Indies, British Guiana and
British Honduras in Canada, in whose
offices in Montreal the student liai-
son headquarters will be located.

The Committee reserves the right
to fill the post by invitation if no
suitable application is received.

Applications furnishing full details
of candidate's education, special
qualifications and experience, together
with supporting documents and
names of two referees, should be
addressed to the Executive Secretary,
Regional Economic Committee, Hast-
ings House, Barbados, to reach him
by 19th October, 1955.


Regional Economic Committee
of the British West Indies,
British Guiana and British
Honduras.
The Regional Economic Committee
invites applications from suitably
qualified persons for the following
post:
BRITISH CARIBBEAN STUDENTS
LIAISON OFFICER IN THE U.S.A.
at an annual salary in the scale of
$4,400x240-$5,120 (U.S.) A repre--
sentation allowance of $1,40() (U.S.)
per annum and a House allowance of
$1,400 per annum are payable.
Passages on assumption and termina-
tion of appointment for the Liaison
Officer and family up to five in all
from and to the place of engagement
will be paid.

2. The post does not at present
carry pension or superannuation
rights. The appointment will be for
three years in the first instance.

3. Candidates should be Univer-
sity graduates conversant with experi-
ence of life and the educational
system in the U.S.A. and should
preferably have attended a U.S.A.
University.
4. The duties of the post include
advising students generally, in secur-
ing places for them in approved
universities, and in evaluating of
U.S.A. degrees in relation to their
equivalent in the United Kingdom
for purposes of recruitment to service
in the British Caribbean territories.
The Liaison Officer will keep Govern-
ments informed of educational devel-
opments in North America and keep
students in touch with employment
opportunities in the West Indies.
5. The Officer will be responsible
to British Caribbean Governments for
the execution of his duties but in the
matter of local discipline and admin-
istration, responsible to the U.K.
Colonial Attach6 in Washington. He
will also be required to assist the
Colonial Attache as occasion demand
in the execution of certain of his
routine duties relating to the West
Indies.


166


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


6. Headquarters will be in Wash-
ington under the aegis of the British
'Embassy.

7. Applications furnishing full
details of candidate's education,
special qualifications and experience,
together with supporting documents
and names of two referees, should be
addressed to the Executive Secretary,
Regional Economic Committee, Hast-
ings House, Barbados to reach him
before the 19th October, 1955.

8. The Committee reserves the
right to fill the post by invitation if
no suitable application is received.


MONTSERRAT. LEEWARD ISLANDS.
The Land Acquisition Act.
(No. 11 of 1944)
DECLARATION.
Declaration dated 6th September,
1955, made under section 3 of the
Land Acquisition Act, 1944 (No.
11/1944) for the acquisition of certain
land in the Presidency of Montserrat
required for public purposes.
IT IS HEREBY DECLARED
that the Governor in Council with
the approval of the Legislative
Council of the Presidency of Mont-
serrat considers that the land
described in the Schedule hereto,
being a portion of the lands of
JAMES E. NEALE situate in the
village of Molyneux in the parish
of St. George, in the said Presi-
dency, should be acquired for public
purposes, namely, for the erection
of a clinic in the said Presidency.
SCHEDULE.
ALL that lot, piece or parcel of
land being a portion of the lands of
JAMES E. NEALE situate in the
village of Molyneux, in the Parish
of St. George in the Presidency of
Montserrat, and containing by
admeasurement 5489 square feet and
bounded as follows:-
On the north, measuring 121 feet,
and bounded by the public road;
On the south, measuring 117 feet,
and bounded by lands of JAMES E.
NBALE;
On the east, measuring 39 feet,
and bounded by lands of CASSELL;
On the west, measuring 53 feet,
and bounded by lands of the
aforesaid JAMES E. NEALB;
or howsoever otherwise the same
may be abutted, bounded, known,
distinguished or described,

Js. H. CARROTT,
Clerk to the Legislative Councl.
Ref. No. 36/0004.


MONTSERRAT. LEEWARD ISLANDS.

The Land Acquisition Act.

(No. 11 of 1944)
DECLARATION.

Declaration dated 6th September,
1955, made under section 3 of the
Land Acquisition Act, 1944 (No.
11/1944) for the acquisition of certain
land in the Presidency of Montserrat
required for public purposes.

IT IS HEREBY DECLARED that
the Governor In Council with the
approval of the Legislative Council
of the Presidency of Montserrat con-
siders that the land described in the
Schedule hereto, being a parcel of
land situate at Glendon in the town
of Plymouth, in the said Presidency,
should be acquired for public pur-
poses, namely, for the erection of
a clinic in the said Presidency.

SCHEDULE.

ALL that lot, piece or parcel of
land situate at Glendon in the town
of Plymouth in the Presidency of
Montserrat containing by admeas-
urement 3552 square feet and
measuring and bounded on the
North measuring 94 feet and bound-
ed thereon by lands of Dagenham
Estate on the South measuring 47
feet 6 inches and bounded by
George Street and on the West
measuring 58 feet and bounded
thereon by the lands of JOHN ROACH.

Js. H. CARROTT,
Clerk to the Legislative Council.



TRAFFIC NOTICE.


By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance 1946
(No. 5 of 1946), I hereby fix the
period hereunder for the lighting of
vehicles.

Until further notice, the lighting of
vehicles shall be from 6.30 p.m. to
5.30 a.m.

Dated the 21st day of September,
1955.
E. M. V. JAMES, Lt.-Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.
Ref. No. 26/00004


Re death of Anderson Browne,
late of Fountain Estate, in the
island of Saint Christopher
a workman lately employed
at Fountain Estate which
death occurred on the 26th
day of May, 1955 at the
Cunningham Hospital in the
town of Basseterre, in the
island of Saint Christopher.

COMPENSATION in the al: ve
matter having been deposited with
me under Section 8 of the Work-
men's Compensation Act, the Depen-
dants of the said ANDERSON
BROWNE, deceased, are hereby
required to appear before the
Commissioner on Saturday the 8th
day of October, 1955 at 10 o'clock in
the forenoon at the Court House,
Basseterre, when the Commissioner
will proceed to determine the
distribution thereof.

PROOF of relationship of depen-
dants to the deceased will be
required by the Commissioner to be
furnished by claimants at the
enquiry, such proof to be in the
form of Certificates of Birth and
Marriage as in the circumstances
be necessary.

A CLAIMANT for funeral ex-
penses of the deceased must submit
and prove his claim to the Registrar
before the 7th day of October 1955.

Dated the 17th day of September,
1955.

A. R. MEADE,
Acting Registrar of the Supreme
Court,
Saint Christopher Circuit.
Ref. No. 36/00004.

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,

Antigua.


Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oot. 1st


1951.
3.60
1.68
1.09
2.16
10.64
2.74
3.28
9.18
12.06


1952.
3.10
1.60
1.62
3.14
3.07
5.74
8.38
8.43
5.55


1954.
3.44
2.45
1.08
.49
3.83
3.32
3.47
5.93
9.91
.06


1966.
2.16
.68
.83
1.75
2.81
1.47
2.18
8.25
5.69


46.38 40.63 22.58 38.98 25.67


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THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Audit Report mentioned in Certificate of 19th August, 1955.
After further investigations, two errors were found in the individual depositors' accounts for
1953, which resulted in amounts of $450 and $9.60 being written off with due authority of the
Secretary of State and the Commissioner respectively. Taking these errors into account, the total of
the balance of individual depositors accounts would have fallen short of the balance of the depositors
Control account by $295.47 at 31st December, 1953.
2. At 31st December, 1954 the total of the balances of individual depositors accounts fell
short of the balance of depositors Control account by $313.62.


J. F. BOOTH,
Principal Auditor, Leeward Islands.


Mont
SAVING
Revenue and Expenditure Account for
Expenditure.
$ $
To Interest paid to Depositors
on Closed Accounts 249.84
,, Interest Capitalised and credit-
ed to sundry Depositors'
accounts on 31.12.54 8,274.12
,, Expenses of Management 360.00
,, Amounts written-off 459.60
,, Balance carried to Reserve
Account 1,845.54 11,189.10

Account of Deposits and Withdrawals i
To Balance at Credit of
Deposits on 1.1.54 352,988.32
Deposits received 126,114.08
,, Interest Credited to
Depositors 8,523.96 487,626.36


To Balance carried to
Reserve Account





To Balance on 1.1.54


serrat
S BANK
the year ended 31st December, 1954.
Revenue.
$
By Interest on Investments 11,186.22


,, Sale of Pass Books


or the year ended 81st

By Withdrawals
,, Balance to Credit of
Depositors


on 31.12.54 3(


Investment Adjustment Account.
By Profit on sale of In-
vestments
,, Appreciation of In-
11,889.70 11,889.70 vestments 1

Reserve Account.
By Revenue & Expenditure
Account
,, Investments Adjust-
ment Account 1
16,220.21 16,220.21 ,, Balance on 31.12.54


Balance ineet as at 81st December, 1954.
Liabilities.


Assets.


2.88


11,189.10

December, 1954.

124,349.78


3,276.58


487,626.36


75.72


1,813.98


1,845.54

.1,889.70
2,484.97


11,889.70


16,220.21


Cash with Treasurer 25,080,53
Investments at Market
Value 335,711.08
Depositors Account 363,276.58 363,276.58 Deficit 2,484.97 363,276.58

There is a contingent liability amounting to $843.43 in respect of the outstanding aggregate of
amounts paid in past years from Colonial Revenue to meet deficits on the Revenue and Expenditure
account.
J. D. LEWIS, O. E. HENRY.


Accountant.
13th August, 1955.


Treasurer.
13th August, 1955.


In accordance with section 11 of Ordinance No. 5 of 1938, the accounts of the Montserrat
Savings Bank for the year 1954 have been examined under my direction. I have obtained all the
information and explanations I have required and I certify, as a result of this audit, that in
my opinion the above statements are correct, subject to the observations in the report of even
date attached hereto.
J. F. BOOTH,
Principal Auditor.
19th August, 1955. Leeward Islands.


19th August, 1955.


[6 October, 1955.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


LEEWARD ISLANDS

Montserrat.
STATEMENT OF INVESTMENTS ON 318T DECEMBER, 1954.


Description of Stock.


Ceylon 3% 1959/64
Ceylon 3-% 1959
Gold Coast 41% 1960/70
Kenya 4/% 1971/78
Northern Rhodesia 3j% 1955/65
Sierra Leone 4+% 1955
Australia 3% 1965/67
4 1961/64
2j% Funding Loan 1956/61
2o% National War Bonds 1954/56
New Zealand 3 % 1955/60
S 3% 1960/64
3% Savings Bonds 1955/65
3% ,, ,, 1955/65
3% ,, 1960/70
Uganda 3% 1966/69
E.A.H.C. 4% Stock 1972/74


Amount of Stock.


s. d.
700 0 0
364 8 10
940 0 0
20,000 0 0
1,019 0 0
662 10 0
4,941 6 5
359 9 0
8,288 10 4
4,528 4 5
381 16 4
1,803 16 4
2,900 0 0
3,567 13 6
9,638 8 0
6,512 17 10
3,051 9 11

69,659 10 11

$334,365.82


Actual Price.


a. d.
683 11 6
385 7 11
1,020 4 0
19,951 16 0
1,025 13 5
720 13 4
5,000 0 0
354 1 2
8,000 0 0
4,500 0 0
381 1 6
1,830 18 11
2,900 0 0
3,510 14 1
11,109 12 8
6,000 0 0
2,997 2 6

70,370 17 0

$337,780.08


Market Value
on 31.12.54


s. d.
654 10 0
358 19 6
972 18 0
21,100 0 0
1,013 18 1
675 15 0
4,669 11 0
363 0 10
8,288 10 4
4,539 10 10
387 10 10
1,812 16 8
2,900 0 0
3,567 13 6
9,252 17 4
6,284 18 10
3,097 5 5

69,939 16 2

$335,711.08


J. i). LEWIS,
Accountant.


O. E. HENRY,
Treasurer,


14th July, 1955.


20th May, 1955.
Examined
J. F. BOOTH,
Principal Auditor.


19th August, 1955.





















ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Island&, by E. M. BLACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority
1955.


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
ANTIGUA.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1955, No. 11.


CUSTOMS DUTIES.


RESOLUTION OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF ANTIGUA -
DATED JULY 18, 1955, MADE UNDER SECTION 15 OF THE
CUSTOMS DUTIES ORDINANCE, 1927, (No. 11 OF 1927).


WHEREAS Section 15 of the Customs Duties Ordinance,
1'927, provides that the Legislative Council may from time
to time by resolution increase, reduce, abolish or otherwise
alter the Customs Duty leviable on any goods imported into
the Presidency;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Second Schedule to the
Customs Duties Ordinance, 1927, shall be and is hereby
altered and amended as follows:-
(1) By the addition after item 31 of the following
item-
31 A. Rods, reals, hooks, coir rope, cotton
seine twine, gillnet twine, hemp fishing lines,
galvanized mesh wire-No. 16 British Standard
gauge, and marine engines imported specifically for
use in the fishing industry."
(2) By the rescission of the resolution dated 3rd
November 1949 (S. R. & O. 1949 No. 20).

Passed the Legislative Council the 18th day of July,
1955.
J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Council.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Ofioe, Leeward Islands,
by M. BLAOIuMAN, Government Printer.-By Authority.
1965.


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