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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


S)ubli. ihu'd bthorifn.


VOL. 91.1 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1958. [No. 38.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.
No. 347.
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAND ACQUISITION ORDINANCE, 1946.
(No. 22 of 1946)
AND
IN THE MATTER OF THE ACQUISITION BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL
of a certain parcel of land in the Cumberland Valley in the Parish of
St. Patrick for a public purpose.

DECLARATION OF ACQUISITION OF LAND.
(FIRST PUBLICATION.)
WHEREAS it is enacted by Section 3 of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 1946
(No. 22 of 1946) that if the Governor in Council considers that any land should
be acquired for a public purpose he may cause a declaration to that effect to be
made:
AND WHEREAS it is considered by the Governor in Council that the under-
mentioned parcel of land should be acquired for a public purpose, to wit, the
improvement of the Spring Village Road:
Now IT Is HEREBY DECLARED by His Excellency the GoveInor acting by and in
accordance with the advice of the Executive Council of the Colony of Eaint Vincent
that upon the Second Publication of this Notice in the Gazette all that parcel of
land adjacent to the Spring Village Road in the Parish of St. Patrick, reputed to be
the property of the Heirs of George Davis, nd measuring 2,9C2 square feet,
shall vest absolutely in the Crown:
AND IT IS HEREBY FURTHER DECLARED AND NOTIFIED that a plan bearing the
number P 100 showing the above mentioned parcel of land has been prepared by
W. E. Falby, Licensed Land Surveyor and approved by Horace R. Wason, Crown
Surveyor and can be inspected at all reasonable times at the Lands and Surveys
Office in Kingstown in the said Colony.
F. GILBERT THOMAS,
Clerk of Executive Council.
22nd July, 1958.




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No. 324.
Hurricane Notice.

It is hereby notified for general information that in the event of a hurricane
threatening, or/approaching the Island, the following warnings will be given:-


CAUTIONARY
(1) A red flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown on Police Head-
quarters'. -

(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will
be fired.


(1) A red' flag with a black
rectangular centre will be
flown from Police Sta-
tions.
(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.


TAKE COVER
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres one
above the other will be
flown on Police Head-
quarters.
(2) Church Bells will ring
for 5 minutes.
(3) Cotton Ginnery whistle
will blow for 5 minutes.
(4) The Siren will\blw for 5
minutes.
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres will
be flown from Police Sta-
tions.
(2) Church Bells will ring
for 5 minutes.


8th, July, 1958.
(W. 15/1958 (B).)


No. 348.


APPOINTMENT.


SUGAR INDUSTR-Y LAEOUR WELFARE COMMITTEE.

Under the provisions of Regulation 3 of the Sugar Industry (Labour Welfare)
Regulations, 1950, (S.R. & O. No. 42 of 1950), the Governor-in-Council has appointed
the undermentioned persons to the Sugar Industry Labour Welfare Committee
for. a period of two years from 21st July, 1958:-

Labour Commissioner-Chairman, Public Office-s.
The Hon. Financial Secretary.


Senator E. A. C. HUGHES,
L. L. PUNNETT, Esq.

R. I. SAMUEL, Esq.,
LEROY COMMISSION, Esq.

The Inspector of Labour


jTo represent interests of Sugar
' Producers.

S To represent interests of workers in the
I Sugar Industry

-Secretary to the Committee.


22nd July, 1958.'
(B. 25/1950.)


No. 349.


SNo. 351.


RESIGNATION. VACANT POSTS.

With reference to Gazette Notice VACA:IrES IN THE FEDERAL ErRVICE-
No. 154 of 25th March, 1958, Mr. O. D. EXECUTIVE GRADE.
JAKSOcN, Class III Clerk, Treasury De- -- -
partment, has resigned the Service with Applications are invited for vacant
effect frcni 5th July, 1958. posts of Executive Officer in the Federal
22nd July, 1958. Public' Service with salary in the scale
(P.F. 738.) 3,840 x $120-$4,080 x $240-$5,280 per
(P.. 738.) annum.
No. 5 2'. The duties of the post would nor-
No. 50. mally include assisting, in executive
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.- Iwork such as the collation and presen-
Station of data, in matters of office man-
The Administration Report of the agement and functional routines and in
Department of Labour for the year 1957, the execution of administrative policies.
is published with this issue of the Executive officers are also required to
Gazette. undertake the supervision of clerical and
22nd July, 1958. subsidiary services.


KINGSTOWN


RURAL AREAS













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1958.-(No. 38.)


3. The minimum educational qualifi-
cation required for appointment in the
case of candidates from outside of the
Public Service, is a Higher School Certi-
ficate, or a Gencral Certificate of Educa-
tion, with three subjects at the advanced
level, one being English Language and
all being taken at a single examination'.
Preference will be given to candidates
with a Bachelor's degree, or other rele-
vant professional qualification. Other
persons may be considered who while
not possessing the academic qualifica-
tions mentioned above, have special
competence and previous experience at
a suitable level-of authority in the ser-
vice of. B.W.I. Governments.
4. Candidates should be between the
ages of 24 and 38 years at the time of
applying.
5. GNrERAL CONDITIONS OF SERVICE.
Passages on appointment:.
SIf resident outside Trinidad, passages
by the cheapest and. most direct route
would be provided for the candidate, his
wife and dependent children, up to a
maximum cf five persons in all.
Leave:,
Vacation leave will be granted at the
rate of 45 days per annum.
Leave passages:
Will be provided not exceeding cost of
three adult return passages to the
United Kingdom after a minimum tour
of not less than four-years.
Pensionability:
Candidates already holding pension-
able posts in the Public Service will be
appointed on secondment in the first
instance and their pension rights safe-
guarded by the payment of pension
contributions; upon the enactment of
Federal Pension legislation, they would
be transferred to a pensionable post in
the Federal Service.
Medical attention:
Free medical attention will not be
provided, but cost of necessary operative
treatment, X-ray examination and bac-
teriolcgical service for -the officer only
at a Government Institution will be met.-
Probation:
. In the case of candidates from outside
the Public Service, appointment will be
on probation for one year.
6. Applicants should furnish evidence
of their age and qualifications, a recent
testimcnial, and give the names of two
referees cne of whom must be resident
in the area. Applications should be sent
to Federal Personnel Officer, Whitehall,
Port of Spain, Trinidad, to reach him by
the 13th August.
7. Candidates already holding posts
in the Public Service are. required to
submit their applications through the
normal official channels at least one
week before the closing date.
22nd July, 1958.


No. 352.
VACANCY IN THE POST OF POSTMASTER IN
THE COLONY OF ST. KITTS-NEVIS-ANGUILLA.

Applications are invited for appoint-
ment to a vacant pensionable post of
Postmaster in the Colony of St. Kitts-
Nevis-Anguilla.
2. The holder of the post is responsi-
ble for the administration of the Post
Office Department in the Colony,
3. The salary of the post is $4,320 per
annum.
4. A.n advance of salary not exceed-
ing $1,200, repayable within a period of
three years, may be granted to the offi-
ce? for the purpose of purchasing furni-
ture.
5. Free passages will be provided for
the officer and also for his wife and not
mere than three children under the age
of eighteen years who are unmarried
and are dependent upon him, provided
that they accompany him or join him in
the Colony within twelve months of his
appointment.
6. Vacation leave will be at the rate
of 48 days per annum. Leave passages
will be granted in acordance with the
terms of the General Orders.
7. Applications with at least two tes-
timonials "should be addressed to the
Administrator, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla,
to reach him not later than the 31st
July, 1958, and the following details
should be given:-
Full name
Date and place of birth
Educational qualifications
A photograph.
8. The appointee will be required to
sign an undertaking to serve in the
Colony of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla for at
least three. years from the date of his
assumption of duty.
22nd July, 1958.

No. 353
VACANCY IN THE POST OF KEEPER OT
PRISONS IN THE COLONY OF
ST. KITTS-NEVIS-ANGUmLLA.

Applications are invited for appoint-
ment to a vacant pensionable post of
Keeper of Prisons in the Colony of
St. Iitts-Nevis-Anguilla. The officer ap-
pointed thereto will be subject to the
Regulations of Her Majesty's Colonial
Service and to, the Laws, General Orders
and Statutory Rules and Orders in force
in'the Colony from time to. time.
2. The holder of this post is resp3n-
sible for the administration of the
Basseterre Prison and the supervision of
the Prison Farm at Nevis. Applicants
with a good knowledge of Prison Admin-
istration and military experience would
be preferred.
3. The salaryof the post is $2,491.20 x
$129.60-$2,880 x ,$144-$3,312, and the













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1958.-(No. 38.)


appointee will receive commencing salary
at a point in the scale commensurate
with his qualifications and experience.
Free unfurnished quarters are provided.
4. Free passages will be provided for
the officer and also for his wife and not
more than three children unaer the age
of eighteen years who' are unmarried
and are dependent -upon him, provided
that they accompany him or join him in
the Colony within twelve months of his
appointment.
5. Vacation leave will be at the rate
of 42 days per annum. Leave passages
will be granted in accordance with the
terms of the General Orders.
6. Applications with at least two 'tes-
timonials should be addressed to the
Administrator, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla,
to reach him not later than 31st July,
1958, and the following details should be
given:-
Full name
Date and place of birth
Educational Qualifications
A photograph.
7., The appointee will be required to
sign an undertaking to serve, in the
Colony of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla for at
least three years from the date of his
assumption of duty.
5th August, 1958.

No. 346.
ADMINISTRATIVE CADETS IN THE FEDERAL
PUBLIC SERVICE.

Applications are invited from qualified
persons (men and women) for appoint-
ment as Administrative Cadets in the
Federal Public Service of The West
Indies.
2. The post, which is non-pensionable,
is on the salary scale (W.I.) $3,600 x $120
-$4,080 per annum. Other conditions
governing appointment are as follows: ,
(a) Minimum Qualification. A Bache-
lor's degree from a recognized
University.
(b) Age. A lower and upper age limit
of 21 years and 27 years respec-
tively at date of application.
.(c) Probation. The appointment would
be on probation for three (3) years
but appointmentto, the grade of
Administrative Assistant (salary
scale $4,080 x $240-$5,520) would
be automatic when the probation-
ary period has been successfully
completed.
(d) Interview. Candidates will be in-
terviewed, by the Federal Public
Service Commission, or by an au-
thorised body if the candidate is
not in the West Indies, prior to
selection.
(e) Passages. If resident outside of
Trinidad: passages to Trinidad of
the candidate selected and his


family, if married, up to five per-
sons in all by the cheapest and
most direct route would be paid
from Federal funds.
3. Candidates will be required to con-
form to Colonial Regulations in so far as
they are applicable; to Federal General
'Orders, and other rules and regulations
in force.
4. Although it is proposed that the
Federal Administrative Cadets should
normally .be stationed at Federal Head-
quarters, their posting will be subject to
the requirements of the Federal Service.
5. Candidates when submitting their
applications are required to furnish, in
addition, the particulars specified in
paragraph 8 below and should address
their applications to the Federal Person-
nel Officer, Whitehall, Port of Spain,
Trinidad, to reach him not later than
the 31st July, 1958.
6. Candidates who are already em-
ployed in the public service should for-
ward their applications through their
respective Governments one week before
the 31st.July, 1958.
7. Candidates in the United Kingdom
and Canada should forward their appli-
cations to the Commissioners for The
West Indies, British Guiana and British
Honduras in the United Kingdom and
Canada respectively; those in the United
States of. America'and at the University
College of The West Indies should for-
ward their applications through the
Students Services Liaison Offiqer, Wash-
ington, and the Registrar of the Univer-
sity College of The West Indies respec-
tively, in each case not later than one
week before the specified closing date.
8. The. particulars to be submitted
with all applications are as follows:
1. Name in full.
2. Place of Birth.
3. Age. (Birth certificates or pho-
tostatic copies should be pro-
vided).
4. Marital Status.
5. Schools and Educational Institu-
tions attended with dates.
6. Qualifications. Certificates, De-
grees, Diplomas etc. and respec-
tive grades and standards at-
tained. (Photostatic or certified
copies should be furnished if ori-
ginals not available).
7. Literary contributions or pub-
lished work.
8. Languages spoken and/or written
stating those in which the candi-
date is fluent.
9. Proficiency in games.
10. Referees. (Two required includ-
ing the Principal of the school,
University or College last at-
tended).
11. Testimonials. This should be
from someone (preferably a pro-
fessional person) who has known
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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY,, 22' JULY, 1958.-(No. 38.)


less than 5 years up to the time
the application is submitted.
12. Employment experience to date
(if any).
15th July, 1958.

No. 354.
TENDERS FOR THE SUPPLY -OF
UNIFORMS FOR GOVERNMENT
MESSENGERS.

Tenders are invited for supplying and
making khaki uniforms for Government
male Messengers for the period 1st Jan-
uary to 31st December, 1959.
2. The khaki used must be of the same
shade and texture for each uniform, and
samples should be submitted with the
tender.
3. The number of messengers is 24
and two uniforms consisting of long
trousers and short sleeved shirts with
two flap pockets and shoulder straps
will be required in eaoh case.
4. Tenders, which will be received up
to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 15th October,
1958, must be sealed and addressed to
the Chairman of the Tenders Board,
Financial Secretary's Office, Treasury
Buildings, Kingstown, and distinctly
marked on the envelope, "Tender for the
supply of Uniforms for Government
Messengers."
5. The Government does not bind
itself to accept the lowest or any tender.
22nd July, 1958.

No. 331.
FOREIGN COMPENSATION (HUN-
GARY) ORDER IN COUNCIL S.I.
No. 594 OF 1958.

The public is hereby notified that the
Foreign Compensation (Hungary) -Or-
der, 1958 which came into operation on
the 14th day of April, .1958 provides for
the distribution of compensation pay-
able by the Hungarian Government
under the Anglo-Hungarian Agreement
of June, 1956 (Command 9820).
The Agreement provides for the pay-
ment to Her Majesty's Government in
the United Kingdom by the Hungarian
Government of the sum of 4,050,000, in
full and final settlement of claims by
British Nationals: (a) in respect of
British property, rights and interests
affected by certain specified Hungarian
measures of nationalisation, land re-
form, expropriation and State adminis-
tration; (b) under Article 26 of the
Treaty of Peace with Hungary; (c) in.
respect of certain pre-war debts and
bank balances; and (d) in respect of
shares in Hungarian banks affected by-
Hungarian Law Number XXX of Decem-
ber 1, 1947.
The compensation-is payable by the-
Hungarian Government over a number
of years in annual instalments and these
will be distributed at suitable intervals.;


The Order .in Council empowers the
Foreign Compensation. Commission, 1
Princes Gate, London, S.W.7, to receive
applications to participate in the com-
pensation from individuals, corporations,
firms or associations and to determine
claims in accordance with the provisions
of the Order.
Prospective applicants under the Or-
der, who have already registered claims
with the Foreign Compensation Commis-
sion or whose claims under Article 26 of
the Treaty of Peace with Hungary are
notified to the Commission by Her
Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for
Foreign Affairs should receive an appli-
cation form from the Commission and
need take no action unless the form
fails to reach them within thirty days.
Others should write to the Commission
as soon as possible.
Applications under the Order must
reach the Foreign Compensation Com-
mission on or before the 14th of October,
1958.
8th July, 1958.


No. 345.


BANK HOLIDAY.


Under the Bank Holidays Ordinance,
Monday the 4th August, 1958, being a
Bank Holiday, all Public Offices will be
closed on that day.
15th July, 1958.
By Order,
A. V. KING,
Government Secretary.
GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
22nd July, 1958.

DEPARTMENTAL AND
OTHER NOTICES.

CONTROL NOTICE.

RETuPN OF STOCKS.

With reference to the Prices Contiol
Order, S.R. & 0. No. 25, 1947, all traders
are hereby notified that until further
notice, the-return of stocks usually sub-
mitted monthly to the Controller of
Supplies by 12 o'clock noon on the 2nd
day of each month must now be submit-
ted bi-monthly, namely by 12 o'clock
noon on the 2nd arid. on the 17th day of
each month, the return to contain
stocks of the articles in Part B of the
First Schedule held by them on the 1st
day and on the 15th day of each month
respectively. -
This measure is being taken as an
emergency during the Hurricane Season.
Dated this 15th day of July, 1S58.

F. E. WILLIAMS,
Acting Controller of Supplies.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY,. 22 JULY, 1958.-(No. 38:)


CUSTOMS NOTICES.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that in, accordance with the pro-
visions' of Sectioni 2 (a) of Ordinance
No. 4 of 1958 the following points have
been appointed by the Governor as "ap-
proved places of loading and unloading
cargoes", and no shipping operations
shall be carried on elsewhere, except
with the written permission of the Col-
lector of Customs.
viz. (a) The concrete jetties at North
West and South West ends of
the Government Warehouse-
For Imports and Exports.
(b) The Ramp at Villa Airport--
For Imports and Exports.
-(c) The Kingstown jetty-oppo-
site the Police Headquarters--
For Coastwise cargoes only.
A. GILES,
Administrator.

Government Office,
SSt. Vincent,
15th July, 1958.


It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that no persons except bona fide
passengers and others on legitimate cus-
toms' business are 'allowed in the "Cus-
toms Area" Kingstown-including Bag-
gage examination room and adjacent
area, piers and wharves-without the
permission of the Customs authorities
or a 'pass' approved by the Collector
from authorised local Shipping Agents.

JAMES- H. D. COX,
Collector of Custbms & Excise.
H.M. Customs,
St. Vincent.
15th July, 1958.


It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that in accordance with the pro-
visions of Section 2 (b) of Ordinance
No. 4 of 1958, the following places are:
appointed "Customs Areas".
(a) the enclosed area of the Govern-
ment Warehouse on, the foreshore
between James and Sharpe Streets;
Kingstown.
(b) that portion of the Villa Airport
including the Hangar, Ramp and
building used: for the examination
of Baggage.

JAMES H. D. COX,
Collector of Customs & Excise.
H.M. Customs,
St. Vincent.
15th July, 1958,


SALE OF OUTBOARD MOTOR.

Tenders are invited for the purchase
of one (1) 35 H.P. Johnson 'Sea-Horse'
Outboard Motor.
This engine. may be inspected at the
Customs Baggage Room between the
hours of 8.00 a.m. and 12 noon, and be-
tween 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. on any
working day except Wednesday, up to
Tuesday, 29th July, 1958.
Sealed tenders should be addressed to
"The Chairman, Tenders Board, Kings-
toyn, St. Vincent", and. should be clearly
marked on the envelope 'Tender for
Jolnson Outboard Motor' arid should
reach him' not later than 30th July,
1958.

JAMES H. D. COX,
Collector of Customrn and Excise.

H.M. Customs,
Kingstown.
27th June, 1958.
(A. 8/1958.)


SAINT VINCENT.

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS AND
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

SUMMARY JURISDICTION.

A.D. 1958.


SSuit No. 8

Between


OWEN DOUGLAS BRISBANE


and
LucY MIGUEL


Plaintiff


Defendant.


NOTICE is hereby given that on Satur-
day, the 9th day of August, 19'8, be-
tween the hours of 12 o'clock noon and
3 p.m., there will be put up for sale at
the, Court House in Kingstown the under-
mentioned goods and chattels the
property of the above-named defendant,
LuCY MIGUEL, levied upon by virtue of a.
writ of seizure and sale issued in the
above suit:-
One "Princess" Refrigerator,
7 cubic feet.

Dated this 4th day of July, 1958.

C. O. R. PHILLIPS,
Registrar Supreme Court.

Registrar's Chambers,
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1958.-(No. 38.)


AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT.



ARROWROOT NOTICE.



ELECTION OF DISTRICT DELEGATES TO REPRESENT SMALL GROWERS
ON THE ARROWROOT ASSOCIATION.



Under the Arrowroot (Amendment) Ordinance, No. 15 of 1954, notice is hereby
given that the election of a district delegate for each of districts hereunder will
take place at the time and place stated:-


NORTH LEEWARD DISTRICT.
On Friday the 15th day of August, 1958, between the hours of 10.30 a.m. and
2 p.m. at the Troumaca Government School.


KINGSTOWN AND SOUTH LEEWARD DISTRICTS.
On Saturday the 16th day of August, 1958, between the hours of 9.00 a.m.
and 12.00 noon at the Office of the Agricultural Department, Kingstown.


NORTH WINDWARD DISTRICT.
On Friday the 15th day of August, 1958, between the hours of 3.30 p.m. and
5.30 p.m. at the Georgetown Government School.


CENTRAL WINDWARD DISTRICT.
On Friday the 15th day of August, 1958, between the hours of 3.30 p.m. arid
5.30 p.m. in Area "A" at the Park'Hill Arrowroot Factory and in area "B" at the
Biabou Association Hall.
Area "B" includes North Union, New Adelphi, New Grounds, Chapmans,
Diamond Village, Lowmans, Bridgetown, Biabou, and New Prospect.
Area "A" includes Three Rivers, South Rivers, Park Hill, Colonarie and
Friendly Village.


SOUTH WINDWARD DISTRICT.
On Friday the 15th day of August, 1958, between the hours of 3.30 p.m. and
5.30 p.m. in Area "A" at the Mesopotamia Government School and in Area "B"
at the Stubbs Government School.

Area "A" includes all Small Growers delivering starch to the Association
from Mesopotamia, Yambou, Evesham, Carriere, Hopewell, and Richland Park.

Area "B" includes Stubbs, Mt. Pleasant, Calder, Argyle, Brighton, Belvidere,
Enhams, Victoria Village, Glamorgan, Prospect, Diamond, Choppins, Carapan,
Ratho Mill, Calliaqua, Glen and Golden Vale.


SAINT GEORGE DISTRICT.
On Friday the 15th day of August, 1958, between the hours of 3.30 p.m. and
5.30 p.m. at the Belair Government School.

All persons whose names appear on the list of small growers who delivered
starch from the above districts to the Arrowroot Association during Crop 1957-58
are entitled to vote and each person is entitled to one vote only.

HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Superintendent of Agriculture.


15th July, 1958.













SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1958.-(No. 38.)


CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATION.

The St. V'incent Civil Service Associa-
tion will hold its Annual General Meet-
ing on Tuesday 22nd July, 1958, at the
Court House, at 8 p.m.
included in the Agenda will be the
Secretarial and Financial Reports for
1957 and the election of officers for the
new term.
There are also matters of considerable
importance' to be discussed.
All Civil Servants are invited to at-
tend.
PEARLINA GUY,
Hon. Assistant Secretary.
3rd July, 1958..


EDUCATION NOTICES.

A competitive examination for the
award of scholarships for boys and
girls tenable at the Grammar School
and the Girls' High School will be held
at the Richmond Hill Government
School on Friday, 3rd October, 1958,
beginning at 9.00 a.m.
2. The Scholarships are open to
pupils attending Government or As-
sisted Primary Schools or. Private
Schools which satisfy.the requirements
of the Board of Education, and enrtil
the holders to free tuition, games ad?
library fees and the necessary scaaar
books and stationery. A maintenance'
grant at the rate of ninety-six dollars
per annum is payable to scholarship
holders whose normal place of residence
is at least two miles from the limits of
Kingstown measured by the shortest
public highway and who have to live
away from home for the purpose of
taking advantage of the scholarship.
3. Candidates must (a) have been
less than 12 years of age on the 15th
September, 1958. Age must be proved
by a birth orbaptismal certificate.
(b) have attended a Government or
Assisted Primary School or Private
School which satisfies the require-
ments of the Board of Education,
during the twelve months preced-
ing the 15th September, 1958, for
Snot less than 75% of the maximum
attendances possible during such
period, as shown in the Attendance
Register kept in the school.
(c) furnish certificates of good con-
duct from the Head Teacher or
Head Teachers of such school or
schools,
'(d) be natives of the Colony or chil-
dren of natives or have. been
resident in the Colony for at. least
two years.
4. The Education Officer is empowered
to accept for examination any candi-
date who, through illness has failed to
comply with the requirements of para-


graph 3 (b) above, with respect to the
number of attendances.
5. No, Scholarship shall be awarded
to any candidate who obtains less than
one third of the possible marks in each
subject and less than one-half of the
total possible marks in the examination.
6. Scholarships are awarded for a
period of not more than six years pro-
vided the scholar's attendance, conduct
and progress as shown by the term re-
ports are considered satisfactory.
7. Candidates will be examined in the
following:--English, including Reading,
Arithmetic and Intelligence Test.
8. Applications accompanied by pro-
per proof of age must reach the Educa-
tion Office not later than Saturday, 13th
September, 1958.

C. V. D. HADLEY,
Education Officer.
Department of Education,
St. Vincent.-
30th June, 1958.


UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SWANSEA.

COURSE IN SOCIAL WELFARE FOR
STUDENTS FROM OVERSEAS.

CREECH JONES SCHOLARSHIP.

1. The Workers Travel Association
Ltd. have provided a'Scholarship at the
University College of Swansea for the
One Year Course in Social Welfare for
Students from Overseas. The Scholar-
ship will be known as the Creech Jones
Scholarship.
2. This Scholarship is open to men
and women from countries within the
British Commonwealth and from Coun-
tries which have been closely associated
with it.
3. 'the Course is designed to meet
the needs of men and women from coun-
tries whose social services have begun to
develop only recently and who wish to
prepare themselves for greater responsi-
bility in social work or administration
by training at an advanced level.
4. Applicants should have such quali-
fications and training as will enable
them to meet the academic requirements
of the Course and to benefit from, the
field experience with Social Welfare
agencies which forms an integral part of
the Course.
5. The Scholarship will meet the fees
of the Course and maintenance. It will
include, an allowance for personal ex-
penses, for books and for travelling while
on field work.
6. The Scholarship does not provide
for the cost of travelling to and from
Britain. It is hoped that interested
organizations or Governments will co-















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operate by finding ways and, means to
meet'this itemj In very exceptional cir-
cumstances some assistance .with fares
may be possible.
7. It is hoped that the Scholarship
will encourage applications from- .nent
and women associated with voluntary
movements, but it is not intended to ex-
clude candidates who, are employed by,
government bodies. .
* 8. The Course starts each year about
September 1st and ends .in the middle
of the following August.
The talue of the Scholarship is 500
to 550 a year. It must be noted that
the cost of -passages to and from the
United Kingdom are-not provided.
Candidates for the :award should be
at least twenty-three years of age,
should have a good-command of spoken
and written English and should have,
such qualifications as: will make it easy
for them to join such a course -with
profit. The' qualifications required will
be strictly imposed:
S9. Further details, including a pros-
pectus, and a form of apilicatiohn may
be, obtained from:
The Registrar, University College of:
Swansea.
Mr. J. J. Taylor, Secretary and Gen-
eral Manager; Workers Travel
Association 6Ltd.,' Eccleston Court,
Gillingham Street, London, S,W.1.'

C. V. D. HADLEY,
Education Off cer.

12th July, 1958.


NOTICE.

KINGSTOW9 BOARD.

A' competitive exar-ination for' the
award of- two Scholarships tenable at
the St, Vincent Grammar School and.
two teiiable at the Girls. High,-School
will be held at the Richmond Hil. Gov-
ernment- School on Friday, 3rd October,
1958, beginning at 9.00 a.m.
2. Each candidate' must:-
(a) have been less than 'twelve
years, of age on p31st July,, 1958;
(b) be natives of the Island or chil-
dren of natives;


(c) have been residing in Kings-
town or within half a mile of
t he boundaries thereof during
the 'three years previous to 31st
July, 1958;
-(d) be a pupfl-of a private or public
school in the Island;
(e) produce a certificate of goOd
Sbehaviourr from the Heati
Teacher. of such school.':
3. No candidate shall, be awarded a
Scholarship who obtains less than one
third of the maximum number of marks
in each subject and less than one half
of the total marks'in the examination.
4. Candidates will be; examined in
English, including Reading, Arithmetic,
and wll be given an Intelligence Test.
5. The Scholarships are awarded for
a period of five' years, provided the
Scholar's attendance, conduct and pro-
gress as shown by the term reports are
considered satisfactory.
6. Applications, accompanied by Birth
or Baptismal certificates must reach the
tOfce of the Kingstown ,m ord; Paul's
Lot, not later than 11.30' aft. on Wed-
nesday, -17th September, 1958.

V., G, DaSILVA,
SWarden.

Office of, the Kingstown. Board,
Paul's Lot,
Kingstown.
15th July, 1958.



SAINT. VINCENT CO-OPERATIVE
ARROWROOT ASSOCIATION.


Notice is hereby .given that a Genera
Meeting of the Saint Vincent Co-
operative Arxrowreo t Association -will be
,held at the Memorial Hall, at 10.00 a.m.
on' Friday 8th August 1958, for th- pur-
pose of erecting -flfteen Delegates who
will in turn elect, six Members, to serve
on.;the Arrowroot Board for the Arrow-
,root Year commencing _st, October, next.


' IR L. G..ROACH,
General Manager.


21st July, 1958.


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SAINT VINCENT.


Annual Report of the Department of Labour for the


CONTENTS.
I. Staff-including Duties and Financial. Provision
II. General Review-
Population ...... ...... ...... ...... ..
Employment
Wages (Domestic Servants Port Workers and
Shop Assistants)
III. Industrial Relations-
Federated Industrial and Agricultural Workers'


Union .....
Civil Service Union ......
Teachers' Union
Secondary School Teachers' Union
Port Workers ...... ..
Stoppages of Work ......
IV. Safety, Health and Welfare-
Workmen's Compensation
Factories Ordinance ...
First Aid etc ......
V. Living Conditions ...... ...
VI. Health ....


VII.
VIII.
IX.
X.
XI.


Sociological Aspects
Social Security
Women and Children
Legislation
Miscellaneous


(N.B. Statistics as regards wages etc.
Report.)

I. STAFF.

1. The Staff of the Department of Labour at
comprised the following:-


Labour Commissioner
Labour Inspector
2 Junior Clerks


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15
16
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18
19

20
21
22
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33
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36
37.


attached to


the 31st December, 1957


- C. G. Huggins
- J. B. Cox
- M. Dellimore
B. Hewitt


2. Miss Jean Cambridge, Junior Clerk was transferred to the Education
Department on the 15th May, 1957 and her place was taken by Miss Ena Isaacs on
15th May, 1957. Miss Isaacs subsequently resigned to leave for the United
Kingdom and was replaced by Mr. Bernard Hewitt as from 1st July, 1957.

3. Duties of Labour Commissioner: The duties of the Labour Commissioner
include the following:
(1) To advise Government on Labour matters.
.(2) To investigate representations made by employers and employees
with a view to settling disputes and improving labour relations.
(3) To advise and assist trade unions in organisation and trade union
practice.
(4) To visit the various places of employment with a view to studying
wage rates, hours of work and conditions of work in general, and to
study also living conditions of workers.
(5) To assist in placing employees in employment.
(6) To assist employers and employees cn claims arising under the Work-
men's Compensation Ordinance.


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(7) To collect and collate labour statistics including cost-of-living
statistics.
(8) To ensure the enforcement of Labour legislation.

4. Duties of Labour Inspector: The Labour Inspector assists the Labour
Commissioner in ensuring the due enforcement of Labour legislation and in the
investigation of minor disputes; he assists in collecting labour statistics including
cost of-living statistics; he also assists in placing workers in employment.

5. Duties of Junior Clerks: One Clerk is responsible for typing, filing and
other clerical work. The other is responsible for keeping the accounts of workers
recruited for farm work in the U.S.A.

6. Finance: The amount provided in the Estimates of the Colony for the
Department for the year was $14,830 made up as follows:-

Perscnal Emoluments ...... ..... $ 7,890
Other Charges ...... ...... ...... 2,940
Special Expenditure ...... ...... ...... 4,000

$14,830


II. GENERAL REVIEW.
7. Population. The population of St. Vincent at 31st December, 1957 was
estimated at 80,500. The working population was estimated at 33,500. By working
population is meant the number of persons between 15-65 years of age who work
for pay or gain or who are offering themselves for such work. It does not
include retired persons, pupils at schools, persons in institutions, persons who
for various reasons are unable to work and persons who do not undertake remun-
erative work e.g. Housewives. The population is increasing at the rate of some
2% per annum and will double itself in about 35 years. There is a preponderance
of population in the child-bearing group (15-45 years) and also in the lower age-
groups with the result that the population will continue to increase very rapidly.
Government is very much concerned about this problem. The stress continues to
be on development schemes with the intention of providing more work for people
and raising the standard of living.

8. Employment: St. Vincent is an agricultural community and employment
is seasonal. The crop period lasts for about 5 months and the slack period for
about 7 months. During the slack period employment can be found for only
about 55% of the number employed during the crop season. A check made on
one Estate of the number of persons employed during the whole of 1957, showed
that, on the average, each person was employed 21/2 days per week and the
statutory minimum wage is-Men $1.20 and Women 96cts. per day. Many
employers have thrown out arrowroot and have planted in bananas but bananas
provide very little employment. Fortunately, however, many workers have
themselves planted bananas in their back yards and in garden plots and so
can themselves at times realise some cash from the sale of bananas. Due to
the scarcity of work during the slack period, workers are demanding a higher
wage whenever work is available, especially during the harvesting of arrowroot
and sugar-cane, to help to make up for days when no work is available.
Wages.
9. Wages Councils: Wages are, for the time being, fixed by Wages Councils.
There ars six Wages Councils as follows:-(1) The Agricultural Wages Council,
(2) The Industrial Wages Council, (3) The Sugar Industry Wages Council, (4)
The Shop Assistants Wages Council, (5) The Domestic Servants Wages Council
and (6) The Port Workers Wages Council.

10. Domestic Servants: The Wages for Domestic Servants were increased as
from 1st May, 1957 as follows:-
(1) Statutory minimum remuneration to be paid-
with meals $10.00 per month.
without meals $18.00 ,,
(2) The week shall be considered as beginning on Monday and ending on
Sunday evening. Hours of work shall not exceed 10 in the day.
During the hours of work breaks of two hours shall be allowed which

















shall include one hour for meals. Whenever it is necessary to keep
a domestic worker at work on special occasions, the employer shall
be requested to give this extra time off to her on another day of the
week.
(3) Every domestic worker shall be granted one free afternoon in each
week, and, in addition, one free Sunday in each month or V1day on
two Sundays in each month.
(4) Every domestic worker shall be entitled to one week's holiday with
full pay after 12 months continuous service with one employer and
two week's holiday with full pay for every subsequent period of 12
months. This holiday is to be given within one month of its becoming
due. In addition, every domestic worker is entitled to one week's
holiday with full pay on the production of a medical certificate
should she become ill after the completion of six months' continuous
service with one employer.

11. Port Workers: Wages were, for the first time, fixed for Port Workers
by Wages Council as from 17th June, 1957, as follows:-
(1) Bondmen G5 per hour. Assistant Foreman 800 per hour. Foreman
$1.00 per hour.
Lightermen $1.00 per hour. Assistant Foreman $1.10 per hour.
Foreman $1.20 per hour.
Stevedores 75c per hour. Wenchmen 800 per hour. Assistant Fore-
man $1.10 per hour. Foreman $1.20 per hour.
Time to be counted from time workers report for work as requested
by Foreman. Provided that in the event of late arrival of a ship
on Sunday and Public Holidays waiting time shall be paid in respect
of the first two hours only.
(2) Ordinary Time:
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
8 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday.
Overtime
4 p.m.-12 midnight: Monday, Tuesday, Thurs-
day, Friday, Saturday.me and a
12 noon-12 midnight: Wednesday Hal
12 midnight-8 a.m. Monday to Saturday. Doue Time.
Sunday and Public Holidays.
(3) Piece Work: The minimum remuneration paid to Port Workers when
employed on piece work shall not be less than the hourly minimum
rate.
(4) Dangerous and Difficult Cargo: Whenever a worker works on
dangerous and difficult cargo, there shall be paid, in addition to
the hourly rates above mentioned, the sum of six cents per ton.
The total amount so earned to be divided equally among the workers
engaged in handling such cargo. The expression "dangerous and
difficult cargo" means manure, caustic soda, acids, cement, barbed
wire, temper lime, galvanised-iron and expanded metal.

12. Shop Assistants: The wages for shop assistants were increased as from
1st August, 1957 as follows:-
(1) Minimum remuneration to be paid in Kingstown and within a radius
of two miles.
A. Sales Clerks.
Males $44.00 per month or $11.00 per week.
Females $38.00 per month or $9.50 per week.
In all other areas.
Males $40.00 per month or $10.00 per week.
Females $34.00 per month or $8.50 per week.
provided that the minimum remuneration to be paid to sales
clerks under 18 years of age and over 14 years of age shall be 75%
of the above rates.
















Provided further that sales clerks 18 years of age and over
who have been employed for the first time as a sales clerk shall
be paid for the first 6 months, 75% of the above rates and there-
after the above minimum rates shall apply.
"Sales clerk means any person engaged in selling any goods
or articles to members of the public and includes cashiers and
persons employed at gas stations..
B. Office Clerks.
Males $55.00 per month
Females $50.00 per month
provided that the minimum remuneration to be paid to all office
clerks under the age of 18 years of age and over the age of 14
years shall be 75% of the above rates.
Provided further that office clerks 18 years of age and over
who have been employed for the first time as an office clerk shall
be paid for the first 6 months 80% of the above rates and there-
after the above minimum rates shall apply.
"Office Clerk" means a book-keeper, a typist, or any person
empolyed in a Shipping, Commission, Estate or Insurance Office.
(2) Holiday with Pay. Every Shop Assistant shall in addition to public
holidays be entitled to not less than two weeks holiday in every year
with full pay after having completed one year of service.

III. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
13. Federated Industrial and Agricultural Workers' Union. The membership
of the Federated Industrial and Agricultural Workers' Union (FIAWU) at the
31st December, 1957 was 1,855. This is now the only Union that caters for general
workers including agricultural and industrial workers.

14. The Political Party (PPP) attached to the Union secured the majority
of seats in the last General Election which took place on the 12th September,
1957 and the Government has been formed from this Party. Consequent on this
the Honourbale E. T. Joshua resigned from the Union as President General and a
new President General and also a new Secretary General of the Union have since
been appointed.

15. Civil Service Union. The membership of the Civil Service Union at the
31st December, 1957 was 184.

16. Teachers' Union. The Membership of the Teachers' Union at the 31st
December, 1957 was 200. Consequent on the dispute between the Teachers' Union
and Government, the salaries of Teachers were revised as recommended by Mr.
Better with retrospective effect as from 1st January, 1958. In December some
$154,000 was paid out to Teachers as Back Pay for 1957. At the end of the year,
however, there was still dissatisfaction as regards transfers of Teachers and
anomalies in connection with the revised salary scales.

17. Secondary School Teachers' Union. The Secondary School Teachers
organised themselves into a Union which was registered on the 4th December,
1957. The membership at 31st December, 1957 was 22.

18. Port Workers. Due to the unhappy state of affairs that existed in the
Port as a result of the unsatisfactory system of recruiting and paying Port
Workers by Contractors, a Port Workers Committee (a voluntary body) was
appointed by Government in December, 1957 and, in future, this Committee would
be concerned in the recruiting and paying of Port Workers.

19. Stoppages of Work. For the first time in six years the crops were reaped
without any stoppages of work. This was due, to a great extent, to the coopera-
tion of the Federated Industrial and Agricultural Workers' Union. There occurred
a number of disputes during the year, especially in connection with Port Workers,
but they were amicably settled without any stoppages of work.

IV. SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELFARE.
20. Workmen's Compensation. During the year the number of cases reported
to the Department of Labour in connection with Workmen's Compensation was 71
as compared with 38 the previous year. See Table 9 for details.
















21. Factories Ordinance. The Factories Ordinance enacted in 1955 was
brought into operation, during the year, by Proclamation. The Labour Commis-
sioner has been appointed Factory Inspector, under the Ordinance, in addition to
the duties of his substantive post. Efforts are being made to get both sides to
take a little more interest in the prevention of accidents.

22. First Aid etc. First Aid Boxes and Playing Fields are provided by a
number of employers.

V. LIVING CONDITIONS.
23. The Central Housing and Planning Authority continues to provide low-
cost houses by. means of Self-Aided Schemes, but, due to lack of funds, the problem
is as formidable as ever.

24. The Labour Welfare (Sugar Industry) Committee expects t: pass on
another sum to the Central Housing and Planning Authority, from the amounts
accumulated, under the Labour Welfare (Sugar Industry) Fund, to help in the
housing of workers engaged in the Sugar Industry.

25. Details of the Cost-of-Living Index Figures and the retail prices of some
of the more important items included in the Index are given in Table 7. The
"weights" were based on a survey taken over 15 years ago and so cannot now be
considered as being very reliable.

VI. HEALTH.
26. The Medical Department continued the distribution during the year, of
the supply of dried skimmed milk received from UNICEF, to needy school children,
expectant and nursing mothers and infants throughout the territory.
27. The campaign undertaken by the Government of St. Vincent with the
help of Development and Welfare Organisation, UNICEF and WHO, to control
yaws and syphilis and to reduce the widespread incidence of other infectious
diseases that respond-to penicillin, ended during the year. From all indications
the campaign was very effective.

VII. SOCIOLOGICAL ASPECTS.
28. Sixty workers were recruited for farm work in U.S.A in the month of
November and 22 returned during the course of the year. At the 31st December,
1957 there'were 86 recruited workers still in the U.S.A.

29. At the 31st December, 1957 there were 461 Vincentians employed by the
Oil Companies in Curacao and Aruba (238 in Curacao and 223 in Aruba) as
against 476 in 1956 (237 in Curacao and 239 in Aruba).

30. It has been estimated that some 400 Vincentians are employed in
Curacao and Aruba as domestic servants.-

31. During the year 486 persons left for the United Kingdom to seek employ-
ment as compared with 561 persons in 1956 and 186 in 1955.

32. St. Vincent, for the. first time, received a quota of 15 domestics for
Canada. The girls all attended a short training course before leaving for Canada.
Fourteen left in September and one in October. Some are employed in Montreal
and some in Quebec.

VIII. SOCIAL SECURITY.
33. There are no social security schemes in St. Vincent. There is, however,
a Workmen's Compensation Ordinance under which workers are entitled to
compensation for injuries arising out of and in the course of employment.
Many workers also belong to the Trade Union, and Friendly Societies which provide
sick and death benefits. The sum of $2,400.00 was provided by Government for
public assistance during the year.

IX. WOMEN AND CHILDREN.
34. Legislation exists for the protection of women and children in accordance
with an ILO Convention.

35. The Primary School age is from 5 to 15 years. Primary education is
free but there is no compulsory education. There are 50 Primary Schools. There





























are two Government-owned Secondary Schools (one for boys and one for girls)
and two Private Secondary Schools (both co-educational) one of which is subsi-
dised by Government.

X. LEGISLATION.
36. The following were enacted during the year:-
Ordinances. None
Statutory Rules and Orders.
(1) The Industrial Workers Wages Regulation Order, No. 19 of 1957. This
corrected certain minor errors that appeared in the previous Order.
(2) Statutory Rules and Orders No. 17 of 1957. This brought in operation,
by Proclamation, the 1955 Factories Ordinance. The Ordinance pro-
vides for the Health, Safety and Welfare of workers.
(3) The Domestic Servants Wages Regulation Order, 1957 (S.R. & O. No..22
of 1957). This provides for increased wages to be paid to domestic
servants.
(4) The Port Workers Wages Regulation Order 1957 (S.R. & O. No. 27 of
1957). This Order fixes minimum wage rates for port Workers. The
term "Port Worker" is defined in the Wages Council (Port Workers)
Order, 1957 (S.R. & 0. No. 15 of 1957).
(5) The Wages Council (Shop Assistants- Order, 1957 (S.R. & O. No. 28
of 1957). This Order amends the definition of "shop assistants" and
replaces the old order No. 40 of 1953.
(6) The Shop Assistants Wages Regulation Order, 1957 (S.R. & O. No. 32
of 1957). This provides for increased wages to be paid to shop
assistants as from 1st August, 1957.

XI. MISCELLANEOUS.
37. Mr. J. Byron Cox, Labour Inspector, attended a two-week Training
Course in Barbados in February, in connection with Cost-of-Livirig Statistics.


C. G. HUGGINS,
Labour Commissioner.
Department of Labour,
Kingstown,
ST. VINCENT.
17th March, 1958.
















TABLES.

STATISTICS.

TABLE 1 (A).
Occupational Distribution of Gainfully-Occupied Population.
Statistics not available.

TABLE 1 (B).
Wage-earners employed in Industries and Services (Estimated).


Period
December-May
June-November


Males
2,400
1,400


AGRICULTURE.
Females
3,400
1,800


Total
5,800
3,200


Remarks
Peak Period
Slack Period


PUBLIC ,WORKS DEPARTMENT.


Period
December-May
June-November


This includes 8
femiales-total 34.


(Skilled and Unskilled Workers.)
Males Females Total
700 450 1,150
900 550 1,450


Crop Time
Out-of-Crop


COMMERCIAL.

Males Females Total
427 238 665
new establishments during the year with 18 males and 16


TABLE 2.
Persons Unemployed.

Statistics are not available.

TABLE 3.
Employment Exchanges.
No Employment Exchanges are maintained.


TABLE 4.
There are no organised training schemes. This matter is under consideration.

TABLE 5.

Wage Rates for workers employed in the principal trades, industries and services.


Industry


Agricultural Worker-Male:
Female:

Industrial Worker -Male:
Female:


Mechanic
Tailor
Shoemaker


Rates of Wages


$ 1.20 per day
.96

$ 1.50
$ 1.20 ,,


WORKSHOPS, ETC.
Apprentice Grade B Grade A
$ 4.00-$ 7.00 $ 7.00-$10.00 $10.00-$15.00 per
$ 3.50-$ 6.00 $ 6.00-$12.00 $12.00-$18.00 ,,
$ 3.00-$ 5.00 $ 5.00-$ 8.00 ,,


Normal Hours
of work
per day


8
8

8
8


Hours
week 8
8
8

















Rates of Wages


Apprentice
Press Men .....
Junior Compositor
Senior Compositor
Linotype Operator
Ruler Binder


Tablehand
Ovenman
Foreman ..


Carpenter
Mason
Painter


PRINTERS.
._ $ 3.00-$ 6.00 per
.. $ 5.00-$ 9.00 ,,
.... $ 8.00-$15.00 ,,
...... $20.00-$24.00 ,,
...... $27.00
..... $27.50

BAKERY.
...... $ 7.50-$ 9.00 per
... $ 9.00-$12.00 ,,
S$10.00-$12.00 ,,

CONSTRUCTION.
S$ 2.40-$ 5.00 per
..$ 3.00-$ 4.00 ,,
.. $ 2.00-$ 3.00 ,,


Normal Hours
of work
per day


week
,,
f1
f,
,,
,,


week
,,ay



day


8
8
8
8
8
8


10
10
10


Taxi-driver
Bus and Truck driver ..


Captain ....
Mechanic
Mate
Cook
Sailor


TRANSPORT.
... $35.00--$44.00 per month
..... $12.00--$15.00 per week

SEAMEN.


Sailing Boats and
Auxiliary Schooners
$ 80.00 $100.00
$ 66.00 $ 80.00
$ 30.00 $ 50.00
$ 25.00 $ 45.00
$ 22.00 $ 30.00


M.V. Boats

$200.00
$200.00-$400.00
$ 70.00-$ 90.00
$ 45.00-$ 75.00
$ 30.00-$ 50.00


TRADE AND COMMERCE:


Shop Assistant-Kingstown
M ale .... .. ...... ..

Female ...... ....


Rural Areas
M ale ...... .....

Female .... ....

(See paragarph 12 of Report)


$44.00 per month or
$11.00 per, week minm.
$38.00 per month or
$ 9.50 per week minm.


$40:00 per month or
$10.00 per week minm.
$34.00 per month or
$ 8.50 per week minm.


6- 7

6 --.. 7



6--7
6- 7

6- 7


PUBLIC AND OTHER SERVICES.
4-


(1) Government Cler
Probationary Clerk
Class III Clerk
Class II Clerk

Class I Clerk

*Junior Clerk


ical Service
...... ...... $600 p.a.
...... $720 x $60-$1,080 p.a.
...... $1,140 x $72-$1,356 x $8-1--
$1,608 p.a.
.. ...... $1,248 x $84-$1,584 X $96-
$2,256 p.a.
.... $744 X $72-$960 X $84-$1,632


61/2
61/2
6/2

61/2

61/2


p.a.
*Senior Clerk ...... ...... ...... $1,680 X $96-$2,256 p.a. 61/2
*Clerks appointed prior to the regrade which became effective 1. 1. 52 in
accordance with the Hodgen's Report.
N.B. A 20% increase was granted on salaries paid to Government Officers
as from 1. 1. 56 in accordance with the Kirknesp Report.


Industry



















(2) Primary School Teachers
Head Teacher, Grade I ...... $2,760 x $120-$3,120 p.a.
S Grade II ...... $2,100 X $120-$2,700 p.a.
Qualified Assistant Teacher $1,380 x $120-$2,220 p.a.
Certificated Assistant Teacher $1,020 x $60-$1,500 x $120--
$1,860 p.a.
Holders of A.C.P. or H.S.C. ...... $1,980 p.a.
Probationary Assistant Teacher $720 x $60-$1,260 p.a.
Student Teachers: ...... ...... $570 x $30-$960 p.a.
Pupil Teachers-Grade III ...... $520 p.a.
Grade II ...... $500 p.a.
Grade I ...... $480 p.a.
Supernumerary ...... ..... .... $240 p.a.
N.B. Salaries regraded with retrospective effect as from
accordance with the Petter Report.


Domestic Service
$10.00 per month with meals
$18.00 per month without meals


5
5
5
5

5
5
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1. 1. 57 in


.. ....... 10
............ 10


TABLE 6.
Actual average weekly earnings of wage-earners.
Statistics are not available.


TABLE 7.
COST-OF-LIVING INDEX FIGURES FOR 1957.


Year Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

1957 324 323 324 327 327 326 324 324 325 327 327 326






Retail Prices of the more important items included in the Index for Kingstown,
the Grenadines, Windward/Leeward District.

KINGSTOWN DISTRICT.


Article


Unit of
Quantity


Bread ...... ......
Fish, fresh ...... ...... ......
M eat ...... ...... ..... ......
M ilk ...... ...... ... ......
Sugar (unrefined)
Vegetables ...... ...... ......
R ice ............ ......
Shirts, working ......
Trousers (denim and
Khaki) ..
Shoes, leather (men)
(women) ......
Charcoal ..... ...... ......
Cigarettes ...... ...... ......


oz.,
lb.
lb.
pt.
lb.
lb.
lb.
each

yd.
pr.
pr.
bag
pk.


March


13/54
250
494
064
10
61/20
144
$2.64

944
$7.95
$6.65
$2.40
204


June Sept.


1%3/5
254
494
064
10
076
144
.$2.64


$7.95
$6.65
$2.16
204


1%45
254
494
064
104-
084
154
$2.28
n7/l A
$7.95
$5.75
$2.16
204


13 /50
1% i
254
504
064
100
63/5
164
$2.28

974
$7.95
$6.65
$2.00
204


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WINDWARD/LEEWARD.


Article Unit of March June Sept. Dec.
Quantity

Fish, fresh ... ...... lb. 304 284 284 284
Meat ...... ...... ...... lb. 444 444 451/24 451/'2
Sugar (unrefined) lb. 101/24 101/24 101/'2 101/2
Vegetables ...... ... .. lb. 54 64 61/24 64
Rice ... ...... ...... lb. 154 154 164 174
Oil, kerosene ...... ...... pt. 104 104 104 104
Soap ...... ...... ...... .. bar 534 534 534 534
Shoes, leather (Men) .... pr. $7.95 $7.95 $7.95 $7.95
(women) .... pr. $6.65 $6.65 $5.75 $5.75
Cotton, white ...... ...... yd. 574 574 574 574
Denim ... ...... yd. 904 844 844 844
Khaki Drill ...... ...... .. yd. $1.11 $1.11 $1.11 $1.11
Prints ...... ..... .. yd. 484 484 484 484



GRENADINES DISTRICT.


Article Unit of March June Sept. Dec.
Quantity

Cassava (Farine) ..... cup 184 184 184 184
Corn (ground) ... ... lb. 10 104 104 104
Fish, fresh ...... .... lb. 184 184 184 184
Sugar (unrefined) .. lb. 114 114 114 114
Riee ...... ... ....l. lb. 154 154 154 174
Oil, kerosene .. .. pt. 104 104 104 104
Soap ...... ......- bar 564 564 564 564
Shirts, working .... each $2.64 $2.64 $2.28 $2.28
Trousers, working .... yd. 944 944 971/20 974
Shoes, leather (women) ...... pr. $6.64 $6.65 $5.75 $5.75
Prints ...... .. yd. 484 484 484 484
Tobacco ... ... oz. 164 161/24 161/24 161/2


TABLE 8.

Summary of Prosecutions against employers and workers.
Nil.

TABLE 9.
Number of Industrial Accidents.
Total 71.
(See Appendix)

TABLE 10.

Federated Industrial and Agricultural Workers' Union. Membership 1,855. Regis-
tered 12th April, 1952.

St. Vincent Teachers' Association. Membership 200. Registered 1st July, 1952.
Civil Service. Association. Membership 184. Registered 12th February, 1954.
Secondary School Teachers' Association. Membership 22. Registered 4th Decem-
ber, 1957.



TABLE 11.
Industrial Disputes.
(See paragraph 19 of Report.)







ACCIDENT STATISTICS


SUMMARY of all Accidents occurring in 12 months ended 31st December, 1957.


APPENDIX


I. DEGREE


INDUSTRY


1. AGRICULTURE
Agriculture and livestock


Total I ...


2. MINING AND QUARRYING

3. MANUFACTURING
Food, beverage and tobacco
Total III ...

4. CONSTRUCTION
Roads and Buildings

5. ELECTRICITY
Gas, water and sanitary services

6. COMMERCE

7. TRANSPORT, STORAGE AND COMMUNI-
CATIONS

8. SERVICE
1. Government and business
2. Recreation ...
3. Personal


Total I-VIII ...







II. CAUSE


INDUSTRY


1. AGRICULTURE
Agriculture and livestock
Total I .

2. MINING AND QUARRYING

3. MANUFACTURING
Food, beverage and tobacco ...
Total III ...

4. CONSTRUCTION
Roads and Buildings
Total IV


5. ELECTRICITY
Gas, water and sanitary services
Total


V ...


6. COMMERCE

7. TRANSPORT, STORAGE AND COMMUNI-
CATIONS
Total VII

SERVICE
1. Government and business
2. Recreation
3. Personal


Total I-VIII


Machinery

Power-driven


0


0

I4


S2


0


Other





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III. NATURE AND LOCATION.




Location (Where known or applicable)


HEAD UPPER EXTREMITIES
NATURE TOTAL -- Trunk Lower Multiple Unspecified
Eyes Other Fingers Other Extremities


1. Contusion,

2. Amputation

3. Dislocation

4. Fracture

5. Sprain, Str

6. Concussion


abrasion, cuts ......







ain


Burns

Asphyxiation

Hernia

Other tearing of internal
organs

Electric Shock

Other and Unspecified


TOTAL ...... 71 8 1 14


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