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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


\ -GAZETTE.


Subnloa authority.


VOL. LXXXIII. THURSDAY, 27TH OCTOBER, 1955.


Notices.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that the appointment of the Hon.
S. T. CHRISTIAN, O.B.E., to act as
Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court
of the Windward Islands and Lee-
ward Islands will terminate with
effect from 21st October, 1955, in-
clusive.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
21st October, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00111.

The Administrator of Antigua has
appointed the undermentioned Mar-
riage Officer for the Presidency of
Antigua:
Reverend WALTER H. TIESEL.
Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 8/4.

With the approval of Her Majesty
the Queen, Sunday 6th November,
will be observed as a National Day of
Remembrance for those who fell in
the Wars 1914-1918 and 1939-1945.
It is notified for general information
that the following official arrange-
ments have been made for its obser-
vance in Antigua:-
1. His Excellency the Acting
Governor will arrive at the War
Memorial at 10.55 a.m.
2. Four sentries at the War
Memorial will rest on arms reversed,
and the Police Band will play until
just before 11.00 a.m.
3. At 11.00 a.m. the bugler will
sound one "G" signifying the com-
mencement of the two minutes'
silence.
4. Two minutes' silence.
5. At 11.02 a.m. the bugler will
sound the Last Post.
6. The Service of Remembrance
will be conducted by the Dean of
Antigua (Copies of the Service will
be distributed).
7. After the blessing the sentries
will Present Arms.


8. The bugler
Reveille.


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will sound the


9. The Police Band will play the
National Anthem.
10. Wreaths will be laid by the
Acting Governor, the Administrator,
the Commissioner of Police, Ex
Servicemen's Association, R.A.F.
Association and members of the
Public.
11. His Excellency the Acting
Governor and His Honour the
Administrator will leave.
Members of the general public are
invited to be present at the ceremony
and are requested to be in their places
by 10.50 a.m. on the pastures South
of the Memorial or in the Antigua
Recreation Grounds.
All Ex-Servicemen and women of
both wars are especially invited to be
present and places will be reserved
for them on the road North of the
Memorial and left of the Police Band.
Places will be reserved for Army
and Navy Officers, Members of Coun-
cils, Foreign Consuls, Clergy and
their wives.
Places will be reserved on the road
South of the Memorial for Boy Scouts,
Girl Guides, St. John's Ambulance
Brigade, Red Cross Junior link, and
relatives of those who were killed in
the wars.
War Medals and Decorations should
be worn by those entitled to them
whether in uniform or civilian dress.
The roadways North, West and
South of the Memorial will be closed
to the general public and vehicular
traffic.
All persons, whether attending this
ceremony or not, are asked to observe
the two minutes' silence, and it is
requested that vehicular traffic remain
at a standstill between 11.00 a.m. and
11.02 a.m.
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 11/2-III.

CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES.

No. 108.
The Secretary of State for the
Colonies has informed the Acting
Governor that the power of disallow-


ance will not be exercised in respect
of the undermentioned Ordinances:-

Antigua.
No. 4 of 1955, The Prison Ordi-
nance, 1955."
Ref. No. 47/00321.
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
No. 9 of 1955, "The Planting of
Sugar Canes (Prohibition) Ordinance,
1955."
Ref. No. 47/00350.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 6th October, 1955.
NEWTON, CHAMBERS & COM-
PANY, LIMITED, of Thorncliffe
near Sheffield, England, have applied
for Registration of one Trade Mark
consisting of the following:-

ZAL
in Class 2 that is to say:-Chemical
substances used for agricultural, hor-
ticultural, veterinary and sanitary
purposes:
and Class 3, that is to say:-Chemical
substances prepared for use in medi-
cine and pharmacy.
The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods for five years
before the date of their said Appli-
cation.
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.
CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.

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 p. m. to
5.30 a. m.
Dated the 7th day of October,
1955.
E. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.
Ref. No.36/00004.


ISLANDS


No. 47.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


[27 October, 1955.


PROVOST MARSHAL'S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA.
27th October, 1955.

Notice is hereby given that there
will be sold on the various premises
in the City of Saint John on Thursday
the 25th day of November, 1955, at
12 o'clock noon, the Lands and
Tenements belonging to the persons
hereafter named:

HAMILTON'S LAND

David Anthony, Alphonso Hamil-
ton.

BENNETT STREET

Nathaniel Anthony, Eliza Jeffrey,
Ernest Gilead, Ursula Matthew, Olive
Hazlewood, Oscar Gilead, Kenneth
Henry, Iris Mussington.
ATHILL STREET
Sarah Mason, Lydia Small, Chris-
tiana Oliver, Thomas Henry.
CHRISTOPHER STREET
Albert Benjamin, Oliver Sherving-
ton, Adelaide Sweeney (4), Eunice
Hunte, Esther Christian, Lydia Small.
PIGOTT STREET
Iris Mussington. Josephine Grigg,
Nathaniel Anthony.
BRYSON STREET
Nathaniel White, Beatrice Julian,
Pearl Hutchinson, Evelyn George,
Charlotte Tobitt, Henry Edwards,
Susanah Baptiste.
ALFRED PETERS STREET
Louisa Mannix, Gwendolyn Hunte,
Charles Anthony, Leslie Samuel,
Mildred Orr, Irene Roberts.

DICKENSONBAY STREET
Alfred Tanner, Sarah Stuart,
Nehemiah Knight, Ernest Lloyd
White, Arthur James, Alfred Simon,
Estate of Hagar Cann, George
William, Margaret Josiah, Archibald
Weston, Lucy Jack.
ST. GEORGE'S STREET
Ickford Winter (2), Estate of
Charles Davis, Adelaide Williams,
Mary Wells, Leonard Benj a min,
Samuel Billington, Estate of Stephen
Melvin (2), Mary Chapman, Caroline
Albert, Jeremiah Simon, Alex Maria
Watson, Eleanora Manderson.
ST. JOHN'S STREET.
Foster E. L Matthew, Wilfred
Weathland, Igal Winter (3), Edward
Townsend, Sarah Calquhoun, George
Weston, Johannah John and others,
Cecelia Christian (2), Estate o f
Rebecca Christian, Alicia Hunte,
Victoria James, James S. Beazer.
BISHOPGATE STREET.
Reginald Jarvis, Estate of Ada
Jarvis, Leslie Chambers, Heirs of
James Cephas, D. Vann, James Mapp,
Centilia Simon, James Hart. Heirs of
Ledeatt, James B. Hart, Josephine
Edwards, Heirs of Rev. Francis,
Sarah Tnitt, Thomas Williams, Heirs
of Ann Laviseonnt.


NEVIS STREET.
Brown Brothers, Ulotrician Society,
Elma Potter, Estate of Thomas Byam,
Heirs of Eliza Bennett, Bertha Buck-
ley, Annie Sahalie.
TANNER STREET.
Estate of Francis O'Harro, Heirs of
Barton, Ravely Murrain.
SOUTH STREET.
Robert Gallawey, Estate of John
Chalmers, Tryphene Joseph, Joseph
H. Martin, Florence Sowerby.

CHURCH LANE.
Heirs of Edward King.
OTTOS LAND.
Algar Tuitt, David E. Joseph,
George Farley.
OTTOS LANE.
Gertrude Richards, Sarah Robins,
Elvinia Edmund (2).
NELSON STREET.
Albertha Parker, Thomas Warner,
Ephraim John.

The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1955.

CECIL O. BYRON,
Acting Provost Marshal.


Applications are invited from
suitably qualified candidates
for the Post of Nutrition
Officer, Windward Islands.
1. Appointment. The appoint-
ment is non-pensionable, and will be
for a period of two years in the first
instance. It will be subject to Colo-
nial Regulations and to the local
General Orders in force for the time
being in so far as they are applicable.

2. Salary. The salary is at the
rate of 500 rising by annual incre-
ments of 50 to 700 per annum.

3. Allowances. Travelling and
subsistence allowances are payable in
accordance with local regulations in
respect of approved travel on duty.

4. Quarters. Quarters are not
provided.

5. Leave and Passages. Vacation
leave on full salary (to be taken on
the satisfactory completion of the
officer's engagement) will be granted
at the rate of one week for each
completed period of 3 months resi-
dent service. The Officer will also
be eligible for local leave at the rate
of 14 days per annum, and sick leave
in accordance with local regulations.
Passages to the Windward Islands
will be provided for the officer on
first appointment and on the satisfac-
tory termination of the period of
engagement.

6. Leave Passages, Leave pas-
sages are provided in accordance with
local regulations.


7. Duties. The Officer will be
required to draw up the diets for all
Government Institutions in the Wind-
ward Islands and to supervise the
purchase, preparation and service of
meals in each. The officer may also
be required to organise school feed-
ing and do some teaching cf elemen-
tary nutrition and cooking to adult
groups such as nurses and teachers.

The officer will, subject to the
general direction of the Governor of
the Windward Islands, be responsible
to the Senior Medical Officer of the
Colony in which she is working.

8. Taxation. All Government
officers are liable to taxation imposed
by local legislation.
Applications, giving full particulars
of candidate's qualifications and
experience, should be accompanied
by two testimonials, which will not
be returned, and should be addressed
to the Chief Secretary, Windward
Islands, Grenada, and should reach
him not later than the 16th Novem-
ber, 1955.
Ref. No. 13/00286,

Post of Inspector of Schools,
St. Lucia.
Applications are invited for
appointment to tho vacant pension-
able post of Inspector of Schools,
St. Lucia.

Qualification: Trained Teacher,
well experienced in the work of
Primary Schools and preferably with
External academic and/or/ profes-
sional qualifications.

Salary: $2880x120-$3600 per
annum. Travelling and subsistence
allowance at the rate of $500 p.a.
will be paid.

Free passages for person selected
and family, in accordance with
Colonial Regulations.

Leave: An officer drawing a salary
of $3360 p.a. and over is eligible for
free return leave passages for himself
and his wife after 2 years of resident
service at 6 weeks per annum.

Duties: Inspection and supervision
of Primary Schools, assisting in the
organising of Teacher Training and
in the general administration of the
Education Department as required
by the Education Officer..

Applications giving full details of
qualifications and experience accom-
panied by not less than two
testimonials should be addressed to
the Administrator, Government
Buildings, St. Lucia to reach him
not later than Saturday 29th October,
1955.

Government Buildings,
St. Lucia.
20th September, 1955.
13/00286.


178









27 October, 1955.]


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Vacant Post of District Medical

Officer, St. Vincent.

Applications are invited from
suitably qualified candidates for
appointment as a district Medical
Officer, St. Vincent.

2. Appointment will be on a
three-year probationary period for
permanent employment with pension
(non-contributing) at the age of 55,
or on short-term agreement for three
years in the first instance.

3. Salary is in the scale $3,840x
$120-$4,800. Commencing salary
will be determined according to age,
qualifications and experience.

4. District Medical Officers posted
to Chateaubelair will receive a duty
allowance of $480.00 per annum and
one of $1,500.00 per annum if posted
to Bequia.

5. Transport Allowance is payable
in respect of a motor car maintained
by the Officer for official travelling.

6. Quarters are provided at a
rental of 10% of salary or 5% of the
assessed value of the Quarters, which-
ever is less.

7.. Free passages for the officer,
wife and children under 18 years of
age are provided on first appointment
as well as return passages on comple-
tion of agreement. In the case of an
Officer on permanent appointment,
leave passages will be provided for
him and his wife up to a maximum
of $1,248 each way in respect of each
5 year period of resident service.

8. Income Tax is payable at local
rates.

9. Local Leave is permissible and
home leave may be granted after
each tour (minimum tour 2 years).


10. Candidates must possess medi-
cal qualifications registrable in the
United Kingdom.

11. Appointment will be to St.
Vincent in the first instance, but the
officer is liable to transfer to any post
of equivalent status in the Windward
Islands.

12. Applications should be ad-
dressed to the Assistant Administrator
and Establishment Officer, Govern-
ment Office, St. Vincent, and should
reach him not later than the 30th
November, 1955.
Ref. No. 13100286.



Presidency of Antigua.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that tenders for the supply of
15,000 half-bags of flour during the
period 1st November, 1955 to the
31st Jan ar y, 1956, have been
awarded to the following firms:-

(a) MESSRS. GEO. W. BENNETT,
BRYSON & Co., LTD.

800 bags of "Canada Cream"
brand flour of 100 lbs. each at $4.73
(Can) per bag, C. I. F. Antigua,
manufactured by the Western Canada
Flour Mills, Toronto, Canada.

(b) MESSRS. JOSE ANJO, LTD.

14,200 bags of "White Ribbon"
brand flour of 100 lbs. each at $4.68
(Can) per bag C. I. F. Antigua,
manufactured by the Lion Mills,
Ltd, Canada.

Administrator's Ofice,

Antigua.

6th October, 1955.


TENDER FOR BUILDING
FISHING BOAT.

Tenders are invited for the build-
ing of one decked fishing boat to be
fitted with a motor but fully rigged
for use as a sailing vessel only.


2. The dimension
be as follows:


of the boat to


Length overall 25 feet
Beam 8 feet
10 inches
Depth at midship 4 feet
Width of Transom 5 feet
6 inches
Depth of Transom 4 feet
Length of Spar 30 feet
Boom 24 feet
The deck should be cambered.

3. Applications should be marked
'Tender for building Boat," and
should be addressed to His Honour
the Commissioner, Plymouth, Mont-
serrat, who does not bind himself to
accept the highest or any tender.
Such tenders should be submitted in
time to be received not later than the
12th November, 1955.

By Order,

S. L. HENRY,
Agricultural Superintendent.


RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Experiment Station.
Antigua.


Jan.
Fob.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct. 22


1951.
3.60
1.68
1.09
2.16
10.54
2.74
3.28
9.18
12.06
3.20


1959.
2.55
1.02
5.60
2.06
1.50
1.81
3.20
3.15
2.10
.49


1956.
2.16
.68
.83
1.76
2.81
1.47
2.18
8.25
5'59
2.41


49.73 42.96 22.36 38.08 28.08








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


AUDITOR'S REPORT
mentioned in Certificate of 21st September, 1955.
REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT.
The expenditure of $245.45 paid as interest on the advances received from the Treasury and
the $14.54 adjustment of interest over-credited to depositors refer to transactions which should have
been incorporated in the accounts of previous years.
BALANCE SHEET.
2. The total of the list of individual ledger balances as originally submitted was $784,976.12
but, as a result of numerous clerical errors in the list and a few errors in the accounts discovered as a
result of audit examination, this total will be increased to $785,143.79 which exceeds the $785,080.66
balance of the Depositors account by $63.13.


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


21st September, 1955.


LEEWARD ISLANDS COLONY.
ANTIGUA SAVINGS BANK.
Revenue and Expenditure Account for the year ended 31st December, 1954.


EXPENDITURE.


To Interest paid to Depositors on
Closed Accounts
,, Interest capitalised and credited to
Sundry Depositors accounts on
31st December, 1954
,, Interest paid to Treasury on
Advances received
Payment to Treasury for Services
rendered
,, Balance carried to Reserve Account


56.55


18,610.92

245.45

1,248.00
5,076.66

25,537.58


INCOME.

By Interest on Investments
,, Adjustment of interest over credited
to depositors
,, Sale of Pass Books


Aooount of Deposits and Withdrawals for the year ended 31st December, 1954.


DEPOSITS.

To Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 1st January, 1954
,, Deposits received
Interest credited to Depositors


$

777,467.51 1
333,516.37
18,952.93

1,129,936.81


WITHDRAWALS.

By Withdrawals
,, Balance at credit of Depositors
as at 31st December, 1954


$
344,856.15

785,080.66


1,129,936.81


Investments Adjustment Account.


Dr.
To Depreciation of Investments
,, Balance carried to Reserve Account


Dr.
To Balance as at 1st January, 1954


$ Cr.
1,773.79 By Appreciation of Investments
26,032.96 By profit on sales of Investments
__ 1
27,806.75

Reserve Fund.


$
34,409.37



34,409.37 1


Cr.
By Investment Adjustment Account
,, Revenue and Expenditure Account
,, Balance on 31st December, 1954


$
25,514.88

14.54
8.16







25,537.58


$
27,445.98
360.77

27,806.75



$
26,032.96
5,076.66
3,299.75

34,409.37


[27 October, 1955.








27 October, 1955.]


LIABILITIES.


Depositors


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.
ANTIGUA SAVINGS BANK.

Balance Sheet as on 31st December, 1954.


785,080.66


785,080.66

785,080.66


ASSETS.

Cash with Treasury
Investments at Middle Market Value
at 31st December, 1954
Deficit


$
11,700.28

770,080.63
3,299.75

785,080.66


LIONEL GILKES,
Accountant Savings Bank.
13th September, 1955.


J. R. A. McDONALD,
Chief Accountant.
13th September, 1955.


NOTE-There is a contingent liability amounting to $4,584.14, in respect of the outstanding aggregate
of amounts paid in the years 1941-1943 from Presidential Revenue to meet deficits on the
Revenue and Expenditure Account.
In accordance with section 11 of Ordinance 3 of 1937, the accounts of the 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 Balance
Sheet and the other Statements attached hereto are correct, subject to the observations in the report
of even (late attached hereto.


21st September, 1955.


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


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leneward Islundjs by E. M. BIAOKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority
1955.


[Price 7 cent]




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