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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-
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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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2ND MARCH, 1956.


No. 14.


Notices.

It is hereby notified for general
information that the unofficial mem-
bers of the Legislative Council of the
British Virgin Islands, at a meeting
held on the 5Lh March, 1956, unani-
mously elected the Hon. H. R. PENN,
M.B.E., and Mr. W. W. SMITH to be
elected members of the Executive
Council of that Presidency.
2. His Excellency the Governor
has appointed the Hon. J. 0.
GEORGES, M.B.E., to be the nomi-
nated member of the Virgin Islands'
Executive Council with effect from
the 15th March, 1956.
3. The Hon. H. R. PENN, M.B.E.,
will undertake the duties of Member
for Trade and Production, and the
Hon. W. W. SMITH will undertake
the duties of Member for Public
Works and Communications.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
16th March, 1956.
Ref. No. C. 18/00008.

ANTIGUA TOURIST
'COMMITTEE.
His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to appoint Group Captain
E. BURTON to be Chairman and
Secretary of the Antigua Tourist
Committee, and the following persons
to bb members:-
Mr. ROY MENDES
Mr. S. E. HILL
Mr. T. A. P. H. BRYSON
Mr. H. COOLS-LARTIGUB
Hon. S. T. CHRISTIAN
Mrs. R. SAMPSON
Mr. F. SHOULD
Mr. F. H. S. WARNEFORD.
Administrator's Office,
St. John's,
131h March, 1956.
Ref. No. 76/1-II.

ANTIGUA TOURIST
COMMITTEE.
His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to appoint Mrs. P. M.
STARR to be a member of the Antigua
Tourist Committee.
Administrator's Ofice,
St. John's.
19th March, 1956.
Ref. No. T.P. 76 II.



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The AdminiM~ at ntigua has
appointed the undermentioned Mar-
raige Officer for the Presidency of
Antigna:
Revd. ALFRED BAILEY MULCARE.

Administrators Office,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 8/4.

The Administrator of Antigua has
appointed the undermentioned Mar-
raige Officer for the Presidency of
Antigua:
Revd. REICHEL A. ASHE.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
Ref. No. A. 8/4.

The Administrator of Antigua
pursuant to the powers vested in the
Governor under section 3 of the
Vehicles and Road Traffic Ordinance,
1946, as amended, has been pleased
to appoint the following gentlemen
as members of the Antigua Transport
Board:-

R. CADMAN, Esq.
T. A. P. H. BRYSON, Esq.
Major H. J. MEDHURST
The Colonial Engineer.

Administrator's Office,
St. John's.
13th March, 1956.
Ref. No. P.W.C. 78/24.


No. 33.
Appointments and transfers etc.
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information:-
BOATSWAIN, J. W., Certificated
Primary School Teacher, Cl. I,
Montserrat, resigned. May 9
M.E. 28.
CASSELL, Miss I. M. J., Clerical
Probationer, appointed Junior
Clerk, Post Office, Montserrat.
Feb. 21
M.E. 393.
DALEY, J. B. F., Junior Clerk, Treas-
ury, Dept., Montserrat retired.
Feb. 21
M.E. 270.


DARBY, H. A. F., appointed Manager,
Electricity Dept., Montserrat, on
contract for 1 year in the first
.instance. Feb. 1
M.E. 410.
FERGUS, H. A., Uncertificated Teach-
er, appointed Certificated Primary
School Teacher, Cl. II, Montserrat,
on probation. Feb. 1
M.E. 396.
LElK, U. A., Certificated Teacher C1.
II, Montserrat, resigned. Jan. 8
M.E. 265.

MEADE, Miss A., Uncertificated
Teacher, appointed Certificated Pri-
maryl School Teacher, Cl. II, Mont-
serrat, on probation. Jan. 1
M.E. 369.
MULLER, C., appointed Marketing
Officer, Agricultural Dept., Mont-
serrat, on contract for 3 months in
the first instance. Feb. 1
M.E. 408.

PIPER, Miss I., Uncertificated Teach-
er, appointed Certificated Teacher
Primary School, Cl. II, Montserrat.
Feb. 1
M.E. 387.

PROSPER, M. M., Junior Clerk,
Tortola, transferred on promotion,
Senior Clerk, Commissioner's Office,
Montserrat. Feb. 1
M.E. 409.
RAWLINS, E., B.A., Elementary
School Teacher, Barbados, trans-
ferred to post of Secondary School
Assistant (Graduate) Montserrat.
Feb. 8
M.E. 406.

RILEY, Miss C., Certificated Teacher,
C1. II, appointed Certificated
Teacher Cl. I, Montserrat.
Feb. 1
M.E, 21.
SKERRITT, Miss F. C., Temporary
Clerk, Supply Office, appointed
Junior Clerk, on probation, Educa-
tion Office, Montserrat. Jan. 9
ME. 352.
SKERRITT, J. P., Corporal, Leeward
Islands Police, appointed Keeper of
Prison, Montserrat. Mar. 1
M.E. 416.








THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


WARNER, C. A., Keeper of Prison,
Montserrat, resigned. Feb. 29
M.E. 301.
WHITE, Miss C. P., Clerical Proba-
tioner, Montserrat, appointed Junior
Clerk, on probation, Post Office,
Montserrat, 1st January, 1956, sub-
sequently transferred to Treasury
Dept., 21st February, 1956.
M.E. 353.
No. 34.

The following Statutory Rules and
Orders are circulated with this Gazette
and form part thereof:-

General Government.
No. 13 of 1956, The Stanps and
Postal Stationery (Invalidation) Order,
1956. 2pp. price 4c.
Virgin Islands.
No. 6 of 1956, "The Land and
House Tax Regulations, 1956."
5pp. Price 7 cls.

Registrar-General's Office,
Anti!uia.

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:

The Church of God of Prophecy
situate at the Corner of Newgate
Street and Wapping Lane, St.
John's, Antigua.

Dated the 17th day of March, 1956.

CECIL O. BYRON,
Ag. Registrar-General.


TRAFFIC NOTICE.

The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1946.
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
period of vehicles shall be from
6.30 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Dated this 28th day of February,
1956.
E. M. V. JAMES,
Lt. Col.
Traffic Commissioner.
Ref. No. 36/00007.


PRISONS DEPARTMENT.

Vacancy for an Assistant
Superintendent of Prisons,
British Guiana.

Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified persons for appoint-
ment to a vacant post of Assistant
Superintendent of Prisons in the


Prisons Department. The post is on
the permanent and pensionable estab-
lishment of the.Colony and is on the
salary acale A 9: $3,120x$144-
$3,984//x $144-$4,560. Free quar-
ters are provided or a house allowance
is paid in lieu thereof.

2. The duties of the post are as
follows:--

(i) to be in charge of the admin-
istration of a Prison and of
the training of subordinate
officers;

(ii) checking warrants of com-
mitment, their daily entry
in the registers and the
accuracy of entries record-
ing the dates of discharge of
prisoners;

(iii) inspecting daily every part of
the Prison at which he may
be stationed and, as fre-
quently as possible gangs
working outdoors;

(iv) investigating complaints, re-
quests of prisoners and
charges against them; and
dealing with the charges in
accordance with the rules
and regulations governing
the Prisons of the Colony;

(v) interviewing all prisoners on
adtnis-ion and on discharge.

(vi) paying night visits to the
Prison at which he may be
stationed to ensure proper
administration;

(vii) observing strictly and carry-
out Prison Rules and Orders
and instructions of the
Superintendent, rnd] ensur-
ing compliance therewith by
all concerned; and

(viii) such other duties as may be
assigned to him by the
Superintendent of Prisons.

3. Candidate s should be under 35
years of age, of good physique and
personality, and have ability to com-
mand respect. Previous Prison, Police
or Military Service would be an asset
but is not essential. The educational
qualifications shall be a First Class
Army Certificate of Education: or
the Cambridge School Certificate
with credits in at least four subjects
of which one must be English Lan-
guage, or the General Certificate of
Education at Ordinary Level with
passes in at least five subjects of
which one must be English Language;
in either case, three of the subjects
must be obtained at one examination,
but the supplementary credits or sub-
jects need not he from the same
examining body e.g., a School Certi-
ficate with 3 credits may be supple-
mented by a G.C.E. Certificate at
Ordinary Level. Experience of agri-
culture and mixed farming would be
an advantage.


4. The conditions in paragaaph 3
in respect of the age and educational
qualification requirements do not
apply to applicants who are already
in the Service or are in a Prison
Service.

5. The sunessful candidate, if
not already in the Service, will be
required to pass a medical examina-
tion for admission thereto.

6. Vacation leave is earned at the
rate of five days for each completed
month of resident service up to a
maximum of six months, subject to
the completion of a minimum tour of
service of two years. The candidate
selected will be eligible for the grant
of assisted leave passages, in accord-
ance with the P public Officers Leave
(Passages) Regulations No. 34 of 1952.

7. Applications stating name in
full, date and year of birth, qualifica-
tions, details of any previous ex-
perience and accompanied by copies
of two recent testimonials, should be
addressed to the Secretary, Public
Service Commission, General Post
Office Building, Georgetown, British
Guiana, for delivery not later than
the 18th April, 1956. Applications
received after this date will not be
considered.

8. Applicants already in the Pub-
lic Service must submit their applica-
tions through the normal official
channels.
(M.P. No. C. 9n313).



Applications are invited for ap-
pointment to the post of Senior
Draughtsman, Windward Islands,
particulars of which are as follows:-

Appointment: The post is non-
pensionable, and appointment thereto
will be on a temporary contractual
basis for a period of 2 years in the
first instance. The officer will be
subject to the Colonial Regulations
and the local General Orders for the
time being in force, so far as they are
applicable. The officer will be a
member of the staff of the Executive
Architect, Windward Islands, and
will be stationed in St. Lucia.

Salary: The salary will be at the
rate of $3,360 (700) per aunnm in
the scale $3,360 x 120-3,600 (700 X
25-750) per annum.

Qualifications: Applicants should
have had at least 5 years experience
of work usually undertaken by an,
Architect's Office and be thoroughly
conversant with the preparation of
working drawings and specifications.

Quarters: Quarters are not pro-
vided.


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22 March, 1956.]


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.


Passages: Free passages to St.
Lucia will be provided for the officer,
his wife, and children, not exceeding
5 persons in all; children to be under
18 years of age, unmarried and de-
pendent on the officer. Free return
passages will also be provided on the
satisfactory termination of the period
of engagement.

Leave: Vacation leave on full sal-
ary will be granted at the rate of one
week for each completed period of 12
months service. Such leave to be
taken on the satisfactory termination
of the officer's contract.


Medical Attention: Free medical
attention and medicines are not pro-
vided.

Taxation: All Government offi-
cers are liable to taxation imposed by
local legislation.

Applications, giving full particulars
of applicants' qualifications and ex-
perience, and accompanied by two
testimonials, which will not be
returned, should be addressed to the
Chief Secretary, Windward Islands,
at Grenada, and should reach him not
later than the 30th April, 1956.
Ref. No. C. 13/00110.


RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.


Month. 1952. 1953. 1954, 1955. 1956.
Jan. 2.41 1.93 3.04 2.16 6.15
Feb. 1.60 1.02 2.45 .68 1.23
Mar. 10th *10 1.95 .28 .71 1'18


4.11 4.90 5.77 3.55 7'56


NOTICE.

Invalidation of Leeward Islands Stamps.

With reference to the Notice dated the 10th December, 1955, published in the issue of the Leeward Islands
Gazette of the 15th December, 1955, regarding the invalidation of all federal issues of Leeward Islands stamps as
from the 1st July, 1956, it is hereby notified for general information that the Stamps (Invalidation) (No. 2) Order,
1955 (General Government S.R. & O. No. 36 of 1955) has been revoked by the Stamps and Postal Stationery
(Invalidation) Order, 1956 (General Government S. R. & 0. No. 13 of 1956) which latter Order provides that all federal
issues and denominations of Leeward Islands stamps and postal stationery, as specified below, shall, in the case of
Leeward Islands stamps, no longer be valid for the payment of postage or stamp duties and, in the case of Leeward
Islands postal stationery, no longer be valid for use, as from the 1st July, 1956:-


Order in Council authorising Issue.


Stamps (University College of the West Indies) Order, 1
1951 (S. R. & 0. 1951 No. 1)


Stamps (University College of the West Indies) Order,
1951 (S. R. & 0. 1951 No. 6)
J

:Stamns (Leeward Islands) Order, 1954 (S. R. & 0. 1954!


Stamps (Leeward Islands) Order, 1938 (S. R. & 0. 1938
No. 31)


Stamps (Leeward Islands) Order, 1938 (S. R. & 0. 1938
No. 31)


Issues and denominations of stamps and postal
stationery to be invalidated.


The special University College of the West Indies"
issue of the reign of His late Majesty King George VI,
comprising the 3c. and 12c. denominations placed on
sale for the period 16th February to 15th May, 1951
inclusive, and continued in use by the Stamps (Con-
tinuance of Use) Order, 1953 (S. R. & O. 1953 No. 21).


All denominations of stamps of the issue of the reign
of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II placed on sale on
the 22nd day of February, 1954.

All denominations of stamps of the issue of the reign
of His late Majesty King George VI placed on sale
on the 25th day of November, 1938.

All denominations of the issue of postal stationery of the
reign of His late Majesty King George VI placed on
sale on the 25th day of November, 1938 as shown
hereunder-


Postcards, single id., ld.
Envelopes Id., 1d.
Registered envelopes 3d.
Wrappers Id.
Air Mail envelopes Id., 1Id.


2. Provision has, h. ,ever, been made in the abovementioned Stamps and Postal Stationery (Invalidation)
Order, 1956, for a period of grace of three months thereafter, that is on or before the 30th September, 1956, within
which holders of stamps and stamped postal stationery invalidated by the Order may effect their exchange at any
Post Office in the Presidencies of Antigun, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands for a
stamp or stamps of equal value authorized for use in those Presidencies.

Colonial Secretary Ofice,
Leeward Islands,
At Antigua.
22nd March, 1956.


ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M BTACKMAN,
Government Printer.-By Authority.
1956.
[Price 12 cents.]


No. 3)


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LEEWARD ISLANDS.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT.


STA"' Y RU ND ORDERS.

19 N


The Stamps a S.tal y (Invalidation) Order,
1956, dated r o 19 made by the Governor in
Council under the Stamp Act (Cap. 135) as
amended.

1. SHORT TITLE. This Order may be cited as the Stamps and
Postal Stationery (Invalidation) Order, 1956.
2. INTERPRETATION. In this Order the expression "postal
stationery means post cards, envelopes and wrappers stamped for
postal purposes.
3. INVALIDATION OF STAMPS AND POSTAL STATIONERY. The
issues and denominations of stamps and postal stationery specified in
the second column of the Schedule to this Order which were origin-
ally authorised for use throughout the Colony by anl under the Orders
in Council specified in the first column of the said Schedule shall, as
regards the said issues and denominations of stamps, no longer be valid
for the payment of post;ige or stamp duties, and as r,.egards the issue
and denominations of postal stationery, no longer be valid for use as
postal stationery, as from the 1st day of July, 1956:
Provided that any person who is in possession of any such stamps
and postal stationery m:;y, at any time between the 1st day of July,
1956 and the 30th day of September, 1956, apply to any Post Office in
Antigua, or Saint Christopher Nevis and Anguilla, or Monserrat, or the
.Virgin Islands, to have such stamps and postal stationery exchanged
for and replaced by a valid stamp or valid stamps of equal value
authorised for use in Antigua, or Saint Christopher Nevis and Angnilla,
or Montserrat, or the Virgin Islands, as the case may be.
4. REVOCATION. The following Orders are hereby revoked:-
(a) The Stamps (Invalidation) Order, 1949 (S.R. & O.
1949 No. 22) and the Stamps (Invalidation) (Amendment)
Order, 1949 (S.R. & 0. 1949 No. 25) but without prejudice to
anything Lawfully done thereunder: and
(b) the Stamps (Invalidation) (No. 2) Order, 1955
(R.R. & 0. 1955 No. 36).
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SCHEDULE.


Order in Council anthorising
issue.



Stamps (University College of
the West Indies) Order, 1951
(S.R. & 0. 1951 Nu. 1)



Stamps (University College of
the West Indies) Order, 1951
(S.R. & O. 1951 No. 6)


Issues and denominations of stamps
and postal stationery to be
invalidated.


The special "University College of
Ihe West Indies" issue of the
reign of His late Majesty King
George VI, comprising the 3c. and
12c. denominations placed on sale
for the period 16th February to
15th May, 1951 inclusive, and
oointinued in use by the Stamps
(Conlinuance of Use) Order. 1953
(S.R. & 0. 1953 No. 21).


Stamps (Leeward
1954 (S.R. & O.




Stamps (Leeward
1938 (S.R. & 0.


Islands) Order,
1954 No. 3)




Islands) Order,
1938 No. 31)


Stamps (Leeward Islands) Order,I
1938 (S.R. & 0. 1938 No. 31)


All denominations of stamps of the
issue of the reign of Her Majesty
Queen Elizabeth II placed on sale
on the 22nd day of February,
1954.

All denominations of stamps of the
issue of the reign of His late
Majesty King George VI placed
on sale on the 25th day of
November, 1938.

All denominations of the issue of
postal stationery of the reign of
His late MajeBty King George VI
placed on sale on the 25th day of
November, 1938 as shown here-
under-


Postcards, single
Envelopes
Registered envelopes
Wrappers
Air Mail envelopes


d., Id.
id., Id.
3d.


Made by the Governor in Council this 22nd day of March, 1956.


HELEN H. BELLOT,
Acting Clerk ol the Council.
ANTIGUA.
Printed at Llte Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
hy E M. BLACKMAN, Goverinment Printer.--By Autlhority.
165f 4.


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Supplement to
Leeward Islands Gazette
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Virgin Islands Statutory Rules and Orders
No. 6 of 1956




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