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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


Vublished bN A ilthritg.


VoL. 95.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER, 1962. [No. 56.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.


No. 205.
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 TAKE COVER
KINOSTOWN (1) A red flag with a black rec- (1) Two red flags with black
tangular centre will be flown rectangular centres one
on Police Headquarters. above the other will be
flown on Police Headquar-
)2) Loud Speaker and Radio ters.


RURAL AREAS


announcements.
(3) Three saluting guns will be'
fired.

(1) A red flag with a black rec-
tangular centre will be flown
from Police Stations.

(2) Loud Speaker and Radio
announcements.


(2) Church Bells will ring for
5 minutes.
(3) The siren will blow for 5
minutes.
(1) Two red flags with black
rectangular centres will be
flown from Police Stations.
(2) Church Bells will ring for
5 minutes.


17th July, 1962.


No. 314.


APPOINTMENTS.


His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to approve the appoint-
ment of Miss EMILY ANTHONY as an
Assistant Mistress (Graduate), Girls'
High School, on one year's pro-
bation, with effect from 17th Septem-
ber, 1962.
16th October, 1962.
(P.F. 1362.).


No. 315.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.

The following person has been ap-
pointed a Justice of the Peace of the
Colony:-
GEORGE LISLE FRASER, Esq., Port Offi-
cer, St. Vincent.
16th October, 1962.
(144.).


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338 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER, 1962.-(No. 56.).


No. 316.
His Honour the Administrator has
been pleased to approve the following
appointments with effect from the dates
stated hereunder:-
Mr. D. A. NILES as an Examiner of
Accounts, Audit Department with
effect from 3rd December, 1959.
Mr. J. A. ANTHONY as Inspector of
Accounts, Treasury Department
with effect from 1st June, 1960.
Mrs. S. E. MORRIS as Administrative
Assistant, Ministry of Social Ser-
vices with effect from 1st January,
1961.
Mr. C. S. DAISY as Administrative
Assistant, Ministry of Communica-
tions, Works and Labour with ef-
fect from 1st January, 1961.
Miss B. BAPTISTE as an Examiner of
Accounts, Audit Department with
effect from 1st May, 1961.
Mr. D. F. HUGGINS as Public Office
Superintendent, Treasury, with ef-
fect from 16th September, 1961.
Mr. G. L. TUCKER as Administrative
Officer, Bequia, with .effect from 1st
January, 1962.
Mr. C. C. SAMUEL as Administrative
Assistant, Government Office with
effect from 1st January 1962.
Miss K. JACOBS as Office Superinten-
dent, Medical Department with
effect from 20th September, 1962.
16th October, 1962.
(P.Fs. 405; 659; 202; 540;
222; 360; 531; 705; 101.)

No. 317.
VACATION LEAVE.

Mrs. EMMA GRANT, Temporary Class
II Clerk, Postal Department, has been
granted 60 days vacation leave with
effect from 11th October, 1962.
16th October, 1962.
(P.F. 878.)

No. 318.
UNITED STATES CONSULAR
REPRESENTATION.

With reference to Gazette Notice
No. 305 of 25th September, 1962, it is
notified for general information that
the American Consulate General in
Barbados is now prepared to assume
visa and other consular functions for
St. Vincent and its Grenadines.


Until 1st January, 1963 it is expected
that the American Embassy in Port of
Spain, Trinidad will continue to handle
commercial matters, such as World
Trade Directory Reports, etc.
16th October, 1962.
(c. 848.)



No. 319.
LEGISLATION.

The undermentioned Bills are pub-
lished with this issue of the Gazette
and may be seen at Government Office,
Kingstown Library, District Post
Offices, Police Stations and at all Rev-
enue Offices:-

Bill for an Ordinance to impose
a cess on the exportation of Cocoa.
(T.P. 177.).

Bill for an Ordinance to ratify and
confirm the Overseas Service (St.
Vincent) Agreement, 1961.

Bill for an Ordinance to provide for
the raising of 19ans from Her
Majesty's Government in the
United Kingdom for the purposes
of development, and for matters
incidental thereto.
(CMF. 240.).

Bill for an Ordinance to sanction
certain payments from the Public
Treasury in addition to the sums
already sanctioned under the Ap-
propriation (1958) Ordinance
1958 (No. 9 of 1958) for the year
ended the Thirty-first day of
December One Thousand, Nine
Hundred and Fifty-eight.

Bill for an Ordinance to sanction
certain payments from the Public
Treasury in addition to the sums
already sanctioned under the Ap-
propriation (1959) Ordinance
1958 (No. 23 of 1958) for the year
ended the Thirty-first day of
December One Thousand Nine
Hundred and Fifty-nine.

Bill for an Ordinance to sanction
certain payments from the Public
Treasury in addition to the sums
already sanctioned under the Ap-
propriation (1960) Ordinance
1959 (No. 12 of 1959) for the year
ended the Thirty-first day of
December, One Thousand Nine
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Bill for an Ordinance to declare the
terms and conditions applicable to
Local Loans authorised to be raised
by the Government of Saint Vin-
cent.
16th October, .1962.

No. 320.
The following Document is published
with this issue of the Gazette:-
S.R. & 0. No. 14.-The St. Vincent
Girls' High School Regulations,
1962.
16th October, 1962.

No. 321.
SUPPLEMENTS TO GAZETTE.

Copies of the Minutes of the Meeting
of the Legislative Council held on the
7th June, 1962, which may be seen at
Government Office, the Kingstown
Library, and at all Revenue Offices are
published with this issue of the Gazette.
16th October, 1962.

No. 322.
The undermentioned Departmental
Reports are published for general in-
formation with this issue of the
Gazette:-
Annual Report of the Department of
Labour for the year 1961.

Annual Report of the Lands and Sur-
veys Department for the year 1960.

Report on the activities of the Mar-
keting Board from 1st April,
1961 to 31st March, 1962.

By Command,

E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Chief Secretary.

GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
16th October, 1962.


EDUCATION NOTICES.

GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION.

An Examination for entrance to the
Grammar School next year will be held
at the Grammar School on Saturday
27th October, 1962. Candidates should
arrive for registration at 8.30 a.m. and
should each present a Birth Certificate
and a Testimonial from his present
Head Teacher.


Writing paper will be provided for
the Examination but Pupils must bring
their own pens, pencils and rulers.
U. G. CRICK,
Headmaster.
16th October, 1962.

General Certificate of Education
Examination of the University
of London.

It is hereby notified for the informa-
tion of interested persons that the Gen-
eral Certificate of Education Examina-
tion of the University of London will
be held in St. Vincent in June, 1963.
Before applicants will be accepted as
candidates for this examination, they
must be certified by the Education
Officer as fit to take it. For such pur-
pose, the Education Officer will require
evidence that the applicant has been
pursuing a suitable course of study.
Candidates may offer from one to ten
subjects at the Ordinary Level, and/or
from one to five subjects at the Ad-
vanced Level. They will be eligible for
a Certificate in respect of the subjects
in which they pass.
The following are the fees payable---
(i) An initial entry fee of four
dollars and eighty cents.
(ii) An examination fee of two
dollars and forty cents per sub-
ject at Ordinary Level, and six
dollars per subject at Advanced
Level.
(iii) A fee of four dollars per person
to cover the cost of transporta-
tion of scripts to London by air.
Candidates should submit to the Local
Correspondent not later than the 31st
January 1963, a statement giving their
full names and the subjects offered for
the examination, their Birth Certificate,
and the Treasury receipt for the fees
stated above.
Further particulars can b- obtained
from the Local Correspondent.
S. C. CONNELL,
Local Correspondent.
Kingstown,
5th October, 1962.


Contract Boat M.V. "C.L.M. Tannis"
off the Itinerary for Approximately
Five Weeks.

It is notified for gener-.1 information
that the M.V. "C.L.M. Tannis", con-
tract boat for the St. Vincent Grena-
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340 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER, 1962.-(No. 56.).


off the run for a period of approximate-
ly five (5) weeks with effect from 5th
October 19Si2, and will be replaced by
the Auxiliary Schooner "Rosarine".
The M.V. C.L.M. Tannis will be pro-
ceeding to Barbados to install a new
Caterpillar diesel.

Ministry for Communications,
Works, Labour & Tourism.
4th Otobr, 1962.


SAINT VINCENT.

By authority of the Registration of
United Kingdom Patents Ordinance
(Chapter 156 of the Revised Laws
of Saint Vincent, 1926.)

(Gazetted 9th October, 1962).

NOTICE is hereby given that an ap-
plication was on the 28th day of August,
1962, made by Chemetron Corporation,
formerly known as National Cylinder
CGas Company, a corporation organised
and existing under the laws of the State
of Delaware, United States of America,
of 840 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago,
State of Illinois, United States of
America, for a patent entitled
METHOD OF EXTRACTING SUGAR
FROM SUGAR CANE.
Any person may at any time within
two months from the date of publica-
tion of this notice in the Gazette, give
r:ti v to the Registrar of opposition to
the i:.sue of a certificate of registration
upon any of the grounds prescribed by
section 27 of the Patents Ordinance
(Chapter 155) for opposition to the
grant of Letters Patent.

H. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar of Patents.

Patent Office,
Saint Vincent.
4,h ) Jtober, 1962.


SAINT VINCENT.

By authority of the Registration of
United Kingdom Patents Ordinance
(Chapter 156 of the Revised Laws
of Saint Vincent, 1926.)

(Gazetted 9th October, 1962).


existing under the Laws of the State
of Delaware, United States of America,
of 29, Broadway, New York 6, State of
New York, United States of America,
for a patent entitled "Improvements
in Jacking Mechanisms for Portable
Marine Platforms".
Any person may at any time within
two months from the date of publica-
tion of this notice in the Gazette, give
notice to the Registrar of opposition to
the issue of a certificate of registration
upon any of the grounds prescribed by
section 27 of the Patents Ordinance
(Chapter 155) for opposition to the
grant of Letters Patent.

H. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar of Patents.

Patent Office,
Saint Vincent.
4th October, 1962.




SAINT VINCENT

By authority of the Registration of
United Kingdom Patents Ordinance
(Chapter 156 of the Revised Laws
of Saint Vincent, 1926.)

(Gazetted 9th October, 1962).

NOTICE is hereby given that an ap-
plication was on the 14th day of Sep-
tember, 1962, made by DeLong Corpora-
tion, a corporation organised and exis-
ting under the Laws of the State of
Delaware, United States of America, of
29, Broadway, New York, State of New
York, United States of America, for a
patent entitled "Improvements in
Jacking Mechanisms for Portable
Marine Platforms".

Any person may at any time within
two months from the date of publica-
tion of this notice in the Gazette, give
notice to the Registrar of opposition to
the issue of a certificate of registration
upon any of the grounds prescribed by
section 27 of the Patents Ordinance
(Chapter 155) for opposition to the
grant of Letters Patent.

H. M. SQUIRES,
Registrar of Patents.


NOTICE is hereby given that an ap- Patent Office,
plication was on the 14th day of Sep-
tember, 1962, made by De Long Cor- Saint Vincent.
portion, a corporation organised and 4th Otetober, 1962.
















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER, 1962.-(No. 56.). 341


DPrAiYRTMLjNT ur" AUfRIiULTUR- iI (ii) It for stated good reasons the
NOTICES. area is declared to be unsuitable for
planting cacao, no allocation of plants
will be made to the applicant.
COCOA DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY.
O iii, If the area is declared suit-
able, an aithori-ed officer will inform
DISTRIBUTION OF ROOTED CUTTINGS OF the applicant what minimum action is
SELECTED STRAINS OF TRINIDAD AND required of him by the Department of
GRENADA CACAO FOR PLANTING Agriculture in regard to provision of
IN 1963. overhead shade, ground shade, wind-
breaks, soil conservation measures, soil
1. Persons desirous of obtaining preparation, etc. The Agricultural De-
1. Persons desirous of obtaining apartment will render all necessary ad-
rooted cacao cuttings from the cacao vice and guidance in this connection.
stations for planting in 1963 should vice and guidance in this connection.
apply on the forms provided for that (iv) The minimum area for which
purpose entitled: plants will be issued will be that which
"Application Form for Rooted Cacao will contain one hundred and fifty (150)
"ACpputlication Form for Distribu rooted cuttings planted at a spacing of
Cuttion by the Cacao Industry De 12 ft. X 12 ft. in a single block, the
tion by the Cacao Industry D- equivalent of one-half (1/.) of an acre.
velopment St. Vincent".
2(v) The area to be planted will be
r oftain e re-inspected by an authorised officer ima-
at the Head Office, Department of Ag- ediately before the proposed date of
culture, Kingstown, or from any of the delivery of the plants in order to ascer-
District Agricultural Officers. tain whether all conditions have been
3. Application forms should be for- satisfactorily fulfilled, and whether the
warded to the Superintendent of Agri- area is in a suitable state of prepara-
culture, Department of Agriculture, tion for planting.
Kingstown, on or before 30th Novem- (vi) Authorised officers of the De-
ber, 1962. apartment of Agriculture will make
4. Applications for Rooted Cacao periodical inspections of the planted
Cuttings received after 30th November,' areas as often as may be considered
1962 will neither be acknowledged nor, necessary for the purpose of observing
considered, field conditions, the development of the
5. A charge of ten (10) cents per young plants and advising growers on
plant will be made plus transportation the care and management of the young
at fifty (50) cents per mile for a truck plants.


load of plants delivered to a point as
near as possible to the site at which
they are to be planted., This refers to
total mileage to and from the site. Pay-
ment must be made at Head Office,
Agricultural Department before the
cuttings will be supplied. Estates will
be expected to arranr'e their own trans-
port. Replacement of dead plants up
to 10% of the original given out
will be supplied at the rate of ten cents
(10s) per plant. Any supplies required
above this percentage will be charged
for at the rate of 20( per plant.
6. N.B. The conditions under which
rooted cuttings will be issued are as
follows:--
(i) The area selected by an appli-
cant will be inspected by an authorised
officer as soon as possible after the re-
ceipt of the application for the purpose
of determining the suitability of the
site in regard to altitude, soil type,
wind protection and other ecological
and environmental conditions. The ap-
plicant will then be notified whether or
not the area is approved for planting
cacao. J


7. Applicants are advised to take
advantage of the information and
guidance freely offered by the Agricul-
tural Officers, thereby ensuring that
they start off correctly on the road to
revival of our Cocoa Industry.

HUGH S. McCONNIE,
Superintendent of Agriculturc.
25th September, 1962.


NUTMEG AND COFFEE PLANTS.

There will be a limited number of
nutmeg and coffee seedlings for dis-
tribution during 1963.
Anyone wishing to obtain plants for
1963 should apply on the same applica-
tion form for rooted cocoa cuttings
deleting the words "rooted cocoa cut-
tings for planting" and substituting
instead "nutmeg plants" or "coffee
plants."
Application forms are obtainable at
the Head Office, Department of. Agri-
dulture, Kingstown or from any district


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SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER, 1962.-(No. 56.).


Agricultural Officers. Completed forms
should be forwarded to the Superin-
tendent of Agriculture, Department
of Agriculture, on or before 31st
December, 1962.
As a guide to the number of plants
which should be used per acre, recom-
mended spacings are as follows:-
Nutmeg-15' X 15' at planting.
(These are later thinned
out to 30' X 30' apart).
Coffee -9' apart X 3'-4' in the row
or 6' X 6' on the square
pattern.
A charge of 80 per plant will be made
for the nutmeg and 50 per plant for
the coffee.
Nutmeg cultivation is recommended
for areas where profits from banana-"
is marginal either through difficulty in
extracting fruit, or where destructive
annual windstorms cause repeated
damage to bananas.
The cultivation of coffee on a large
scale for export is not recommended
due to large surpluses in the world
market. However there is much room
for expansion to meet local require-
ments for coffee beans at prices which
are profitable.

HUGI S. McCONNIE,
Superintendent of Agriculture.
11th October, 1962.


TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

LAND AND .HOUSE TAX NOTICE.

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that Land and House Tax in
respect of the current year will be re-
ceived without fine at the Inland
Revenue Department, Kingstown, and
at the District Revenue Offices at
Georgetown, Barrouallie and Union
Island during the period 1st November
to 31st December, 1962, and at Sandy
Bay, Col6narie, Biabou, Mesopotamia,
Layou and Chateaubelair on the dates
listed hereunder:-
Sandy Bay-On Friday 23rd Novem-
ber and 21st December.
Colonarie-On Thursday 8th, 15th,
22nd and 29th November and 6th,
13th and 20th December.
Mesopotamia-On Friday 2nd, 16th,
30th November and 7th, 14th and
28th December.
Biabou-On Tuesday 20th November
and 4th, 11th, 18th December.


Layou-On Thursday Sth, Monday
12th, Thursday 29th November and
Monday 10th, Thursday 13th, 20th
and 27th December.
Chateaubelair-On Friday 2nd, 5jlh
November and Tuesday FrllL lri-
day 14thi, 21st and 28th December.

P. D. O'N. CRICIITON,
Accountant General.

Treasury Chambers,
Kingstown,
Saint Vincent.
4Lh October, 1902.


PURCHASING PRICE OF SEA
ISLAND COTTON.

'tlhe Ministry for Trade and Produc-
tion has announced that an advance
payment of 26 cents per lb. for White
Seed Cotton and 6 cents per lb. for
Stains will be made for the 1962-1963
Crop.
If a pri"e for TT ; T+eeeived in ,o
cess of this, growers will receive the
benefit in thp form of -- Borns, as is
customary.
Cotton is still a very useful cash crop
which farmers will do well to continue
cultivating. Cotton will pay better than
sweet potatoes planted at this time of
the year to ripen in Ja:n-,-.,i,:.y.
25th September, 1962.
(T.P. 436.)


POSTAL RATES TO THE
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA.

It is hereby notified for general in-
formation that as from the 9th October,
1962 the concessionary postal rates for
letters and postcards posted in Saint
Vincent and addressed to Common-
wealth destinations shall cease to apply
to mail addressed to the Republic of
South Africa or to South West Africa.
The normal foreign rates will apply
instead to these areas.
The Commonwealth rates will con-
tinue to apply to Basutoland, the
Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swazi-
land.
Dated this 4th day of September,
1962.


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFXC
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
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SAINT VINCENT.

STATUTORY RULES AND

1962, No. 14.


ST. VINCENT GIRLS' HIGH SCHO(
REGULATIONS.


(Gazetted 16th October, 1962.)

1. Short title. These Regulations may be cited as the St. Vincent 'Girls'
High School Regulations, 1962.
2. Interpretation. In these Regulations unless the context otherwise
requires "the School" means the St. Vincent Girls' High School.
3. Name and control of School. There shall be a Secondary School for
girls to be called the St. Vincent Girls' High School and it shall, subject to
the orders of the Administrator in Council, be under the control of the Head-
mistress of the School.
4. Prayers. The School shall be opened with prayer each day, but the
parent or guardian of any pupil may at any time claim, in writing only,
exemption for the pupil from the obligation to attend school prayers. Every
such pupil shall, however, be on the school premises at the time of prayers.
5. Selection of text books. The selection of text books shall be the
exclusive, right of the Headmistress, subject however to revision from time to
time as the Administrator in Council may direct.
6. Days and hours of attendance. The days of attendance of the pupils
at the School shall be from Monday to Friday. The school hours shall be
from 8.15 a.m. to 12 noon, and from 1.15 p.m. to 3.00 p.m.
7.' Game Every pupil shall take part in games on the school play-
ground, unless exempted on a recommendation contained in a medical certifi-
cate. Permission to be absent on any occasion shall be obtained beforehand
from the Headmistress or Games Mistress.
8. Pupils' Addresses. The parents or guardians of pupils lodged away
from home shall furnish the Headmistress with the address of the boarding
houses of such pupils.
9. The school year. The school year shall begin in January, and there
shall be three school terms.
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10. Vacations. The school vacations shall begin and end on such dates
as may be settled by the Headmistress, and shall aggregate in every year
fifteen weeks as follows:-

(a) Four weeks in April and May;
(b) Six weeks in August and September;
(c). Five weeks in December and January.
11. Notice of re-opening. The date of re-opening of each term shall be
notified to parents or guardians on the terminal report forms, and public
notice thereof shall be given in the Gazette and local newspapers at least two
weeks before the date fixed for the re-opening.
12. Special holidays. Special holidays in addition to those fixed by law
or proclamation may be granted at the discretion of the Headmistress.
13. Examinations. (1) Terminal Examinations shall be held by the
teaching staff at the discretion of the Headmistress.
(2) Pupils from the upper forms may be entered for the Cambridge
School Certificate Examination, the examination for the General Certificate
of Education, and the Cambridge Higher School Certificate Examination.
14. Speech Day. There shall be an annual prize distribution day to be
known as "Speech Day", the date of which shall be appointed by the Head-
mistress.

15, Prizes, Prizes may be awarded in each form at the end of the school
year in the following groups:-
(a) General English (Composition, Literature, Religious
Knowledge);
(b) Mathematics (Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry);
(c) Languages (French and Latin, or French and
Spanish, or French);
(d) Science (Geography and Botany, or Geogra-
phy and Nature Study);
(e) Art (Drawing and Painting);
(f) General Knowledge (One prize will be awarded in the
Junior and one in the Senior
School),
and such others as the Headmistress may deem advisable.
16. Qualifications for admission. (1) Any girl of good character and
sound bodily health may be admitted as a pupil provided that she has attained
the age of eleven years, and has passed a test in .English, Arithmetic and
General Intelligence of such standard as the Headmistress Tmay determine.



























(2) It shall be within the powers of the Administrator in Council in
exceptional cases and on the special recommendation of the Headmistress to
sanction the admission of pupils of not less than ten years of age.
(3) Any girl who will attain the age of fourteen years during tier first
year in the School, must on entering qualify for admission to the second form
of the School.
17. Birth and Baptismal Certificate. Before admission to the School
every pupil shall be required to produce her birth or baptismal certificate.

18. Pupils 16 years old below Pre-School Certificate Form. No. pupil
who has attained her sixteenth year of age and who has not been promoted
into the Pre-School Certificate Form may be retained in the School, unless in
exceptional circumstances, after the end of the school year in which her
birthday falls.
19. School leaving age. (1) No pupil who has attained her eighteenth
year of age may be retained in the School after the end of the school year in
which her birthday falls unless she has in the opinion of the Headmistress
and Staff reached the necessary standard to be presented for the Cambridge
School Certificate or the General Certificate of Education or the Higher School
Certificate.
(2) No pupil who has been in the School Certificate Form for two years
and has failed to earn promotion into the Higher School Certificate Form
may be retained in the School after the end of her second year in the School
Certificate Form.

20. Unsatisfactory pupils. Where from illness or incapacity to profit by
the instruction given, a pupil falls materially below a standard reasonable
for her age and the length of time that she has been in the School, the
Administrator in Council may require her removal from the School.

21. Fees. (1) The tuition fee payable shall be $14.40 per term for each
pupil.
(2) When two or more sisters attend the School there shall be a reduc-
tion of one-sixth of the fee in respect of the second and of one-third in respect
of the third or any subsequent sister.
(3) The reduction allowed in paragraph (2) of this Regulation shall also
be made in cases where a pupil has one or more brothers at the St. Vincent
Grammar School or a brother and a sister at the St. Vincent Grammar School
and Girls' High School respectively.
(4) An additional fee of forty-eight cents per term shall be payable
with the tuition fee and shall be equally apportioned to the School Games and
the Library Fund. Every pupil shall be entitled to the use of the Library and
the Games equipment.
(5) All fees shall be payable into the Treasury in advance and a payment
voucher with the amount of the fees certified thereon by the Headmistress
or any person authorised by her shall be presented at the Treasury before
payment shall be received.


























(6) Receipts for school fees paid in full shall be presented to the Head-
mistress or to any person authorised by her from time to time, within seven
days of the commencement of the school term, in respect of which the fees
have been paid.
(7) No pupil shall be re-admitted to the School at the beginning of any
term unless she satisfies the Headmistress that the fees for the previous term
have been paid.
22. Payment of fees by instalments. Parents or guardians responsible
for the fees of more than one child attending the Government Secondary
Schools may pay in three monthly instalment instead of paying the whole
of such fees at the commencement of the term. The first installment should
be paid before the end of the second week, the second instalment before the
end of the fifth week and the third instalment before the end of the ninth
week.
23. Notice of removal of pupil. Notice of the intention to remove a
pupil shall be given in writing to the Headmistress not later than one
calendar month before the end of the current term. Without such notice
payment of a term's fee shall be required. .

24. Remission of Fees. The Administrator in Council shall have power
to order on the recommendation of the Headmistress, the refund or remission of
the whole or a portion of a term's fees as he may think reasonable:
Provided that where the period of absence in respect of which any such
recommendation is made shall be less than one half of a term no such refund
or remission shall be ordered.

25. Scheme of Instruction. The instruction shall be that usually given
in a Girls' Public Secondary School, with such additional subjects as may
from time to time be found desirable, having regard to the numbers and the
general progress of the School.
26. Exemption from Religious Instruction. The teaching of Scripture
History shall form part of the curriculum. Any parent or guardian who, in
writing, claims exemption for a pupil from the obligation of attending any
class in which Scripture is being taught, shall be entitled to withdraw such
pupil from instruction during the time allotted to that subject.
27. Combined classes. The Administrator in Council shall have power to
direct the Headmistress to arrange with the Headmaster of the Grammar
School for the holding of combined classes for the Senior pupils of the two
Schools, to be conducted by a member of the Staff of either School when
in the opinion of the Administrator in Council greater efficiency and economy
may result therefrom.

28. Absence from school. (1) Any pupil who is absent from school
without the previous permission of the Headmistress shall bring a letter from
her parent or guardian on the day of her return to school, stating the reason
for her absence.


























(2) Pupils who absent themselves without a reason satisfactory in the
opinion of the Headmistress, or who are guilty of any irregularity shall be
liable to punishment.
(3) Frequent absence of a pupil from school except for accepted causes
may result in a request for the removal of the pupil from school by the
Administrator in Council.

29. Refusal to submit to discipline or punishment. If a parent or
guardian of any pupil objects to the pupil obeying any rule of school
discipline authorized by the Headmistress, or submitting to punishment,
the pupil shall be removed from the School and shall not be re-admitted in
the same or any future term without the consent of the Headmistress and the
Administrator in Council.

30. Suspension and expulsion. The Headmistress is authorised, in the
interest of the School, to suspend any refractory pupil, or a pupil who in
her opinion has been guilty of grave misconduct; but no expulsion shall be
sanctioned without the express permission of the Administrator in Council, to
which authority all cases shall be immediately referred.

31. Internal Exhibition. (1) The Government will offer annually-
(a) To pupils of the School who shall be under 14 years of age on
the 31st day of December of the year in which the award is to be
made, an exhibition tenable at the School for a period of three
years with free tuition, games and library facilities. Such exhi-
bition shall be awarded on the results of a competitive examina-
tion to be prescribed by the Headmistress of the School; and
(b) To the pupils of the School who shall be under 17 years of age
on the 31st December of the year preceding the year in which
the award is made, two exhibitions tenable at the School for a
period of two years with free tuition, games and library facilities.
Such exhibitions shall be awarded on the results of the School
Certificate Examination held in the year next preceding the
year in which the award is to be made.
(2) No girl shall be allowed to retain the benefit of more than one
scholarship at the same time.

32. Island Scholarship. Pupils of the School shall be eligible to compete
for the Island Scholarship in the year of its award, subject to the conditions
laid down in the Education Ordinance, 1937, and any regulations made
thereunder.

33. Stationery, books, handwork, etc. Stationery, exercise and text
books, including those used in singing classes, copies of songs, needlework
and handwork material, shall be provided by parents or guardians as required.


























34. Health precautions. (1) If a pupil or teacher contracts a notifiable
infectious disease, as defined in Section 28 of the Public Health Ordinance
(No. 9 of 1927) or if any such disease breaks out in a house where a pupil
or teacher resides, the parent or guardian of the pupil or of the teacher as
the case may be, shall at once inform the Headmistress in writing.
(2) No pupil or teacher shall be allowed to return to the School on
recovery from a notifiable infectious disease as aforesaid, or ,to attend school
from a house in which there is any person suffering from any such disease,
unless she shall produce a medical certificate to the effect that it is safe to
re-admit her.

(3) If any pupil or teacher shall appear to be suffering from any notifi-
able infectious disease as aforesaid the Headmistress shall forthwith notify
the District Medical Officer who shall be empowered to order the exclusion
from the School of such pupil or teacher for such period as he may deem
necessary.

(4) The Headmistress shall have power to remove temporarily from
classes or to send home any pupil suffering from temporary indisposition.
35. Revocation. The following Regulations are hereby revoked:-
(a) The St. Vincent Girls' High School Regulations, 1941 (S.R. & 0.
1941, No. 24);
(b) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1942 (S.R. & 0. 1942, No. 64);
(c) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment No. 2) Regu-
lations, 1942 (S.R. & 0. 1942, No. 65);
(d) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1945 (S.R. & 0. 1945, No. 76); .
(e) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1948 (S.R. & 0. 1948, No. 12);
(f) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment No. 2) Regu-
lations, 1948 (S.R. & 0. 1948, No. 84);
(g) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1950 (S.R. & 0. 1950, No. 57);
(h) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1951 (S.R. & 0. 1951, No. 28);
(i) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulatiof~,
1954 (S.R. & 0. 3954, No. 27);
(j) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1958 (S.R. & 0. 1958, No. 6); and
(k) The St. Vincent Girls' High School (Amendment) Regulations,
1959 (S.R. & 0. 1959, No. 12); : %', '









































Made by the Administrator in Council in consultation with the Board of
Education under Section 29 of the Education Ordinance, 1937, this 24th day
of May, 1962.


WINSTON B. D. JACOBS,
Clerk of Executive Council.


Approved by Resolution of the Legislative Council under Section 30 of the
Education Ordinance, 1937, this 11th day of October, 1962.


0. S. BARROW,
Clerk of Legislative Council.
(8.S. 529).

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTEB AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.


[ Price 28 cents. ]


1962.

















SAINT VINCENT,
WEST INDIES.

REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE ST. VINCENT MRK ETING
BOARD FROM 1ST APRIL, 1961, TO 31ST MARCH, 1962.


The St. Vincent Marketing Board appointed on 1st April, 1960, under the
provisions of Section 4 of the Marketing Board Ordinance, 1959, has now had
two years of useful existence. During its first year the Board found itself
faced with a crisis after six months of operations. From the start there was
stubborn opposition from the Wholesale Ground Provisions Dealers Associa-
tion of Trinidad who were hostile to the establishment of the St. Vincent
Marketing Board, and due to a number of factors, such as the fall of the
banana price during the Winter and Spring of 1960, the uncertainty of the
Cotton market, and the destruction by fire of the St. Vincent Cotton Ginnery
in November, 1960, the St. Vincent small growers threw out their cotton and
banana fields and planted most of their lands in sweet potatoes. Bumper
harvests of sweet potatoes met competition from heavy importations of white
potatoes in Trinidad; the market became glutted, and prices depressed. Such
was the surplus in sweet potatoes that Government decided to subsidise the
crop by buying all the sweet potatoes for which the Board had no export
markets. The potatoes were manufactured into starch and eventually had
to be sold at less than the cost due to competition in the Trinidad market with
our own 2nd quality arrowroot starch and cassava starch, and also with
imported corn starch from England used for laundry purposes and landed at
very low prices. It was difficult to obtain a better price for potato starch
simply on the ground that the starch was edible, especially so when other
starches were of finer granulation and whiter in colour. At the end of the
first financial year the Marketing Board's accounts showed a total loss of
$5,509.83 at 31st December, 1960.

On the experience of the first year, the Marketing Board decided to con-
tinue with sweet potatoes as the only produce "specified" under the provisions
of the Ordinance. The Board continued, however, to deal without "specifying"
them, in Yams, Tannias, Eddoes, Pumpkins, Tomatoes, Pigeon Peas, Avocado
Pears, Mangoes, Peanuts, Farine and Cassava Starch. Without "specifying"
these items the producer had the option of exporting them himself, dealing
with other exporters, or selling to the Marketing Board. Trinidad has always
been the natural market for any of our surplus produce, the main being sweet
potatoes; but the Board has also been exporting yams to the United Kingdom,
and a market for tannias, eddoes and pumpkins has been developed in the
United States of America. Our prices have been steady and reasonably good,
and hence the majority of sales have been made through the Marketing B6ard.

There has been a fair production in Peanuts but prices have been dis-
appointing due to competition from Egyptian and African importations into
Barbados and Trinidad, our regular markets. Transportation has been a
problem throughout the year, particularly to British Guiana, a potential
market for sweet potatoes, tomatoes and peanuts, and the Board has ex-
perienced heavy loses on several occasions from spoilages as a result mainly
of bad shipping conditions to Trinidad by the available auxiliary Schooners
and Motor Vessels. The incidence of "black rot" disease at the height of
the sweet potato crop has also been responsible for a high percentage of losses
on sweet potatoes to Trinidad. The Agricultural Department is now running
planting tests on a number of varieties to find out which types stand up best
to our conditions. When these have been ascertained, the Board will better
be in a position to recommend the type of vine to be planted, and to prescribe
the types of sw-et potatoes the market requires.

The introduction in July, 1961, of the Marketing Board (Registration of
Potato Growers) Rules, 1961, has assisted the Board in making purchases of
sweet potatoes which were mature and ready for export. Growers, too, have
been more cautious in planting since their experience of the 1960 Potato Crisis
when there was overproduction in this crop during the latter part of the year,
and although up to the end of March, 1962, there have been as many as 1,105


























Registered Growers, the acreage planted in sweet potatoes in 1961/62 has
been considerably reduced. Accordingly there has been no glutting of the
markets and the Board has been able to maintain good prices 'for sweet
potatoes since June, 1961. On the other hand there has been increased pro-
duction in Yams and Tannias due to the steady prices being offered for these
items, and but for the severe drought the export figures for Eddoes and
Pumpkins would have been much better. It is. interesting to note that the
Marketing Board has been receiving numerous enquiries from the U.K. ant
U.S.A. seeking supplies of St. Vincent produce, and at present the Board is
able to supply only a small percentage of the quantities of yams, tannias,
eddoes and pumpkins required for export.

Attached to this Report are the Final Accounts for 1961 which show a
net profit for the year of $15,437.77. Net losses shown on Tannias, Pears,
Mangoes, Breadfruit and Pumpkins result from the fact that each of these
items had to share in (a) the provision for the annual repayment of $4,800.00
towards the Loan Capital, and $480.00 towards Audit Fees, and (b) the
amount of $3,034.46 written off as bad debts against the U.K. Firm of Messrs
Edwin McKenzie (now bankrupt) to whom consignments of ground provisions
were shipped during the exploratory stages of the Marketing Organisation
Scheme in 1959. The profit for 1961 may not be considered exceptional, but
in the highly speculative business of dealing in perishable commodities there
can be no doubt that the St. Vincent Marketing Board is living up to ex-
pectations and is serving as a valuable instrument in the welfare of the
primary producer.

Two visits by the Marketing Officer were made to Trinidad during the
year in May and November. On the latter occasion the.Marketing Officer was
accompanied by a member of the Marketing Board who was able to see at
first hand all aspects of the operations in Trinidad, and joined in the' discus-
sions with the Board's Agents there, and also with Major H. 0. Biggs, Federal
IMrketing Adviser, regarding equipment and other matters relative to the
Scheme. Orders have now been placed for a Tomato Grader, a Conveyor Belt
for selecting produce, and for a good weighing machine. Warehouse space is
still a problem and it is unfortunate that the Deep Water Pier and Harbour
Scheme of which the Marketing Board Warehouse is an integral part-has-not
yet got under way. The work on the Cold Storage plant was postpone'd'in
favour of increased accommodation and improved equipment, but the slow
start on the Deep Water Pier and Harbour Scheme has further delayed pro-
gress. Schemes D3156 and D4411, Marketing Organisation, expire at 31st
March, 1962, but unexpended funds may be used to the end of the current year.
The Marketing Board should now be able to stand on its own feet without
C.D. & W. help, but to do this it seems imperative that all the funds allocated
to Capital Expenditure in the Scheme must be made available to the Marketing
Board if, due to delays and unforseen circumstances, it becomes impossible to
use them before the end of 1962.
A. V. SPROTT,
Marketing Officer.




















Capital Grant
Capital Loan
Surplus & Reserves
Profit & Loss Account
Commissions
Insurance Account
Current Liabilities
Sundry Creditors
Accrued Charges
Provisions
Audit Fees
Repayment of Loan


THE ST.


YEAR


1960

$
15,352.69
47,999.00


626.11


880.90


1,667.70


66,526.40


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1






APPENDIX 1


1961.


Bread- Con- Cassava Grape-
fruit Pumpkins Peanuts tainers Sundries Peas Starch Paw-Paw fruit Totals


- 11,191.52


11.26! 244,519.55


- 3,239.64i
691.94 11,155.30
.301 -
3.40 -
1.19 -
.20 -
13 -


- I
- I
- I
-
-


- 3 ,545.80
13.94. 157,157.10
- 10,774.82
- 9,766.24
- 3,841.00
- 4,522.11
- 1,465.74
21,439.14
.421 9,754.98

- ,5,305.36


59.01


1.20
.38
.80
.251
3.20,
-- I


1,064.45'
119.951
80.80
16.94
42.441
6.79;
11.601
66.04!

















Sales




Stocks as at 1st January, 1961
Purchases
Direct Expenses
Wages
Export Duty
Lighterage
Insurance
Freight
Salaries
Transfer of Cost of Containers
Stocks as at 31st December, 1961

Total Cost
Gross Profit/Loss


b/d


Gross Profit/Loss
Other Overheads


Net Profit/Loss




Profit & Loss Account, 1960
Profit & Loss Account, 1961

Profit & Loss Account Balance
Grants written back for 1961

Balances carried to Balance Sheet


THE ST. VINCENT 2
TRADING AND PROF
YEAR ENDED 3181


Port
gue
Potatoes Eddoes Yams ; Tannias Tomatoes i Farine Pears Ya



195,823.55' 4,122.86 15,995.70 2,763.74' 3,877.431 481.28; 874.75 7,80


122,875.27
6,384.34
8,607.31
3,339.31
4,152.70
1,277.94
16,831.45
8,181.66



171,649.98
24,173.57

195,823.55


2,682.69
265.11
144.96
89.31
72.92
17.78
264.44
172.21



3,709.42
413.44

4,122.86


306.161
8,238.201
2,275.00
426.691
176.11
125.24
77.77,
2,932.18
668.80

301.07

14,925.08
1,070.62

15,995.70


1,674.95
293.15
90.74
49.22
28.72
13.65
360.19
115.37



2,625.99
137.75

2,763.74


2,773.03 395.15
338.61 12.00
128.24 9.60
105.75 -
23.40 2.70
20.67 2.92
85.13 10.30
161.76 20.06



3,636.59 453.71
240.841 27.55
1


3,877.431
i


481.28


-- I


578.17
310.76
114.00
8.99
33.74
7.56
116.04
36.36



1,205.62
330.87


874.75


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L


I- _


I


K
8
3



7,2
5S












APPENDIX II.
CENT MARKETING BOARD
BALANCE SHEET
ED 31ST DECEMBER, 1961.


1961 1960 396i


$ $ $
,656.16 Fixed Assets at Cost 5,391.73

000.00 14,585.08 Less Depreciation 1,078.34 4,313.39

Current Assets

608.06 Sundry Debtors 19,714.27

512.80 12,590.27 Less Provisions 817.81 18.896.46

473.80 18,467.87 Consignment Outwards 24,618.87

880.90 Insurance Investment Account 2,461.35

011.51 3,545.80 Stocks 5,305.36

226.50 693.00 Cash in Hand 963.94

15,763.48 Cash at Bank 59,209.46

480.00

800.00


768.83 66,526.40 115,768.83




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