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Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1, no. 1 (1868)-v. 112, no. 48 (Tues., 23 Oct. 1979)
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SA INT VI jN NT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


publishedd b Puthorit .


VOL. 86.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER, 1953. [No. 52.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 438.
ARRIVAL.
With reference to Government Notice
No. 347 published in the Government
Gazette of 14th July, 1953, Mr. P. R.
ELLS, Colonial Treasurer, arrived in the
Colony on Wednesday, 26th August,
1953.
1st September,-1953.
(P. F. 664).

No. 439.
RESUMPTION.
Mr. G. C. EUGGINS, Labour Com-
missioner, who had been attending a
Colonial Service Training Course for
Labour Officers in the United Kingdom,
returned to the Colony and resumed
duties with effect from 16th August,
1953.
1st September, 1953.
(P. F. 220).

No. 440.
VACATION AND DUTY LEAVE.
Mr. H. H. WILLIAMS, Principal Clerk,
Government Office, has been granted
vacation and duty leave from 28th
August, 1953, to proceed to the United
Kingdom to pursue a Course of training
under the Colonial Development and
Welfare (Devonshire) Second Conise
Training Scheme for Colonial Officers
1953/54, followed by training in Parlia-


mentary Procedure at the House of
Commons.
Mr. WILLIAMS left the Colony on
28th August, 1953, for Trinidad en route
to the United Kingdom.
1st September, 1953.
(P. F. 134).

No. 441.
VACATION LEAVE.
Mr. C. P. McKELL, Draftsman Com-
puter, Public Works Department, has
been granted 3 weeks vacation leave
with effect from 17th August, 1953.
1st September, 1953.
(P. F. 318).

No. 442.
PORT ELIZABETH TOWN BOARD.
RESIGNATION OF CHAIRMAN.
Mr. GEORGE W. BENNETT has resign-
ed as Chairman of the Port Elizabeth
Town Board with effect from the 31st
August 1953.
1st September, 1953.
(A.10/1949).

No. 443.
SUPPLEMENT TO GAZETTE.
The Accounts of the Colony for the
period 1st January to 31st May, 1953,
are published with this issue of the
Gazette.
1st September, 1953.
(F. 20:1952).


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282 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER, 1953.-(No. 52).


No. 369.
HURRICANE NOTICE.

IT is hereby notified for general information that in the event of a hurri-
cane threatening or approaching the Island, the following warnings will be


Rural Areas
including the
Grenadines









Kingstown .


Cautionary Warning
(when news received of
an approaching hurricane)



Warning to take cover -

lCautionary Warning -


Warning to take cover -


-A white flag with a black
centre will be flown from
all Police Stations.
Loudspeaker and radio an-
nouncements will be made.

SChurch bells will ring for a
period of five minutes.
SA white flag with a black
centre will be flown from
the Police Barracks.
Loudspeaker and radio an-
nouncements will be made.
Three saluting gnns will be
fired from the Police Bar-
racks.

The Government Cotton Gin-
nery whistle and a siren
from the Police Barracks
will be blown for a period
of five minutes.


7th July, 1953.
(W. 25/1949)


No. 444. shoul.i reach him not later than 8tth
VACANT POST. September, 1953.
(C. 29/1947).
POST OF DISTRICT OFFICER AND
MAGISTRATE, ST. VINCENT By Com'0 :d,
GRENADINES. A. V. KING.
"--- Government Secretary.
Applications are invited for the post
of District Officer and Magistrate, St. C 'vi; M'' O(I.'Fr.
Vincent Grenadines. 1st Septeimber, l5;i.
The salary of the post will be in the
range from $2880 to $3360 per annum.
In addition a transport allowance at the DEPARTMENTAL AND
rate of $192 per annum is payable.
Cost of Living allowance is not payable. OTHER NOTICES.
The officer will be required to per-
form all duties app-rt lining to thee EDUCATION NOTICE.
office of District officer and Magistrate,
St. Vincent Grenadines. In addition A ioinmpctitivei xaminiation for the
he will be required to mindertake such award of scholarships for boys and girls
other ditties as may from time to time, I tennlle at the Grammar School and the
be imposed upon him by the Officer Gi ,ls' High School will be held at the
Administering the Government. Ar- Richmond Hill Government School on
rangements are being made for the Friday the 2nd October, 1953, beginning
withdrawal of the magisterial duties at9.00 a.m.
which are at present attached to the 2. The Scholarships are open to pupils
post. attend ing Government or Assisted Pri-
The appointment carries the liability mary Schools or Private Schools which
to transfer to any post of equivalent satisfy the requirements of the Board of
status within the Windward Islands. Education, and entitle the holders to
Applications should lie addressed to free tuition, games and library fees and
the .Vsistait Administrator andl Estab- the necessary school books and station-
lishment Officer, St. Vincent, and ery. A m:minten:nce grant at the rate of


,given:-















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER, 1953.-(No. 52). 283


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 of September,
1953. Age must be proved by a
birth or baptismal-certificate.
(b) Have attended a Government or
Assisted Primary School or Pri-
vate School which satisfies the
requirements of the Board of
Education, during the twelve
months preceding the 15th Sep-
tember, 1953, for not 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
children of natives or have been
residentin the Colony for at least
two years.
4. The Education Officer is empowered
to accept for examination any candidate
who, through illness has failed to com-
ply with the requirements of paragraph
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 wvill be examined in
English, including Reading, Arithmetic
and General Knowledge.
8. Applications accompanied by proper
proof of age must reach the Education
Office not later than WVedncsday. 9th
September, 1953.
W. M. LOPEY,
Ag. Education Oficer.
Education Department,
St. Vincent,
28th August, 1953.
(A. 24/1951 II).


STATEMENT OF CURRENCY NOTES CIR-
CULATION IN THE-BRITISH CARIBBEAN
TERRITORIES (EASTERN GROUP)
ON 1st AUGUST, 1953.

Average Circulation during
June, 1953:-
Br. Caribbean Currency
Notes ... $44,158,844
Gov't Currency Notes... 2,866,513

$47,025,357
British Caribbean Notes:
Trinidad & Tobago ... $21,280,330
Barbados ... 5,380, 100
British Guiana ... 10,912,007
Leeward and Windward
Islands ... 6,403,600

Total British Caribbean
Notes ... $43,976,037


Trinidad & Tobago
Government Note
Circulation ...
Barbados Government
No t e Circulation...
British Guiana Gov-
ernment Note Cir-
culation


Total Government
Note Circulation

Total Circulation on
1st August, 1953.


1,835,508

203,665


691,082


... $2,730,255


... $46,706,292


L. SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner,
British Caribbean Currency
Board.
BRITISH CARIBBEAN CURRENCY
BOARD,
TREASURY CHAMBERS,
PORT-OF-SPAIN,
TRINIDAD, B.W.I.


CUSTOMS NOTICE.

The following articles have been for-
feited for a breach of section 90 Cap. 183
of the Laws of St. Vincent and will be
sold at Public Auction at Customs House,
Union Island on Saturday 5th Septerl-
ber, 1953:-
3 sack: cement (marked 'Grenada').

P. R. ELLS,
Collector of Customs,
St. Vincent.
H. M. CUSTOMS,
ST. VINCENT,
28th August, 1953.
















284 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER, 1953.-(No. 52).


NOTICE.

UNDER THE LAND AND HOUSE TAX
ORDINANCE, CAP. 194.
(Rev. Edn.)

It is hereby notified for general infor-
mation that the Tax Rolls for the Par-
ishes of St. George, Charlotte, St. An-
drew, St. Patrick, St. David and the
Grenadines (Bequia), are now available
for inspection at the Treasury.
E. F. GLASGOW,
Magistrate.
MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN,
15th August, 1953.


N.OTICE.

BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE LAND
AND HOUSE TAX ORDINANCE, CAP.
194 (Rev. Edn.)

The Magistrate will hold Special
Sessions for the purpose of hearing
objections to and appeals from the
assessments made by the Tax Officers of
St. George's Parish, District 1; Char-
lotte Parish, District 2; St. Andrew's
Parish, District 3; St. Patrick's Parish,
District 4; St. David's Parish, District
5 ; and the Grenadines (Bequia), District
6; as relate to property in the First,
Second andi Third Magisterial Districts.
The Sessions will be held at the fol-
lowing places at 12 o'clock noon :-
District 1, at the Police Station at
Calliaqua on Tuesday the 22nd
day of September and at the
Court House, Kingstown, on
Tuesday the 29th day of Septem-
ber, 1953. /


District 2, at the Police Station at
Georgetown on Friday the 18th
day of September, 1953.
District 3, at the Police Station at
Layou on Tuesday the 8th day of
September, 1953.
District 4, at the Police Station at
Barrouallie on Friday the 11th
day of September, 1953.
District 5, at the Police Station at
Chateaubelair on Thursday the
10th day of September, 1953.
District 6, at the Police Station at Port
Elizabeth, Bequia on Wednesday
the 2nd day of September, 1953,
Notice of intention to object to any
assessment must be given not less than
ten days before the day fixed for the
holding of the Session at which the
objection is to be heard.

E. F. GLASGOW,
Magistrate.
Magistrate's Office,
Kingstown,
15th August, 1953.


NOTICE.


Holders of Debentures issued under
the Telephone Reconstruction Loan Or-
dinance 1933 ar3 reminded that the
Redemption date is September 15th,
1953.
The Debentures are repayable on or
after the above date at the Treasury but
no interest is payable on Debentures re-
tained beyond the due date.~ "

A. D. W. JOHNSON,
Acting Colonial Treasurer.
6th August, 1953.


NOTICE.

UNDER THE LIQUOR LICENCE ORDINANCE 19484

It is hereby notified for general information that the Quarterly Licensing
Sessions will be held in the undermentioned Parishes for the purpose of hear-
ing applications from applicants in their respective Parishes for the granting of
certificates in accordance with the Liquor Licence Ordinance, 1948, at the times
and places hereunder :-
Parish. Time and Place of Session.
St. George & St. Andrew ... At the Court House, Kingstown, on Wed-
nesday, 23rd September, 1958, at 10
o'clock in the forenoon.
Charlotte ... At the Court House, Georgetown, on
Friday, 18th September, 1963, at 11
o'clock in the forenoon.


















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER, 1953.-(No. 52). 285


St. David ... At the Court House, Chateaubelair, on
Thursday, 10th September, 1953, at 11
o'clock in the forenoon.
St. Patrick ... At the Court House, Barrouallie, on
Friday, 11th September, 1953, at 11
o'clock in the forenoon.
Grenadines (Bequia) ... At the Court House, at Port Elizabeth,
Beqnia, on Wednesday, 2nd September,
1953, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon.
Notice of intention to oppose the grant of any Certificate stating in general
terms the grounds of the opposition, must be served upon the applicant and
upon the Magistrate not less than seven days before the day fixed for the holding
of the Licensing Session.
E. F. GLASGOW,
Magistrate.

PARTICULARS OF APPLICANTS FOR NEW CERTIFICATES.

Parish. Name of Applicant. Occupation. Residence. Situation of
Premises.


St.. George &
St. Andrew



















Charlotte


Lionel King

George Joshua

Clarence Allen
for Stag Club"
W. G. Wallace
Owen Bailey
Evelyn Phillips

Powell Mattis
Claudius H.
Jeffrey
Nathaniel James

C. A. O'Brien
Conrad John

Anthony Jackson
Wellington
Huskisson
Joseph Gilchrist
Carmis Chewitt

Durnas Pope
Charles Jones
Noreen Francis
Elijah James
John Gonsalves


Shopkeeper



Mercantile
Clerk
Shopkeeper
,,












MIerchant
Shopkeeper









Merchant


Shopkeeper


Kingstown
Park
Cane
Garden
Indian
Bay
Arnos Vale
Kingstown
Buccament
Bay
Vermont

Layou
Dauphine
Village
Kingstowln
Mesopo-
tamia
Hopewell

Kingstown
Biaboui
South
Rivers

G'town
Park Hill
Byera Hill
Park Hill


Kingstown





Sion Hill
Belair
Vermont

Vermont

Layou
Dauphine
Village
Kingstown
Mesopotamia

Montague

Kingstown
Bridgetown
South Rivers


GeorgetownA
Park Hill
Byera Hill
Biabon


E. F. GLASGOW,
Magistrate.
MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN,
15th August, 1953.

PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
[ Price 24 cents. I










SAINT VINCENT.

Comparative Statement of Revenue for the period 1st January-31st MIay, 1953.


Heads of Revenue.


Estimate Actual Rv\Oeuue Revenue fgr
yfr t for the period of same period of Increase. Ie,-crci,:
ye1 the return. preceding year.


1. Import Duties- $
Import Duty .. 600,000
Trade Duty on inported Liquor .. 50,000
Warehouse Rent ... 2,930
2. Export Duty ... 265,000
3, EKcise Duty on Rumi ... 160,750
Trade Duty on locally distilled Liquor ...; 22,320
4. Other Duties ...1 26,500
5. Licences-Liquor ... 12,110
Motor Vehicles, &c..... 19,000
Other ... 12,112
6. Taxes--Income Tax ... 240,000
Laud and Rouse Tax ... 36,000
Other Taxes ... 17,200
7. Port and Harbour Dues-Tonnage .... 12,100
Port ... 3,000
Landing Dues, Aircraft ... 10
8. Other Fees of Court, &c. ... 138,764
9. Post Office ... 74,630
10. El ctricity, Telephone, Refrigeration ... 52,217
11. Ret of Government Property ... 4,300
Interest .. 1,550
12. Sales and Leases of Crown Lands ... 7,503
1,757,996
11A. Sale of Government Property
h1B. Loans and Advances-Repaynents ... 1,206
11c. Transfer of Special Funds .
1,759,20O
13. Colonial Development & W/fare Schemes ... 214,085
14. Imperial Grant-in-Aid ...
Total Revenue $ 1,973,287


$
271,741
1,8768

88,834
64,950
9,014
12,601
5,665
10,064
6,145
13,013
4,154
7,511
4,881
1,284

42,732
26,427
32,533
1,755
923
2,067
610,042
1,219
3,424

614,686
40,472
370,008
1,025,166


$
260,517
27.446
1,719
91,C(68
66,055
9,139
42,283
4,995
9,132
6,946
18,911.
3,865
7,257
4,710
1,223

48,081
19,289
40,757
1,779
958
0 I'.


c.
09
18
05
37
67
62
49
10
04
46
16
36
33
37
10

95
51
44
13
86
i1


$ c.
11,227 88

149 08




670 10
932 88


348 81
254 02
162 17
61 50


7,137 73

... ,...
.., ..,


S .,UI U ... ..
46 670,297 89 20,944 17
60 ... ... 1,219 60
00 ... 3,424 00
... 15,952 72 ... ..
06 686,250 61 25,587 77
69 81,786 16 ... ...
09 ... ... 370,008 00
75 768,036 77 395,595 77


S

25,578

2,833
1,105
125
29,681


801
5,897





5.349

8,224
23
35


1,544 04
81,199 60


15,952 72
97,152 32
41,313 47

38,465 79


Comparative Statement of Expenditure for the period. 1st January-31st May, 1953.


Heads of Expenditure.


1. Governor ...
2. Legislature ...
3. Administration
4. Agriculture ...
5. Audit ...
6. Central Housing Authority
6A. Central Road Authority
6B. Central Water Authority
7. Charitable
9. Education
10. Electricity
11. Judicial ...
12. Labour
13. Lands and Survey .
14. Legal
15. Medical ...
16. Miscellaneous ...
17. Pensions ...
18. Police
19. Port and Marine
20. Post Office ...
21. Prisons ...
22. Public Debt
23. Public Library
24. Public Works Department
25. Public Works Recurrent
28. Subventions ..
29. Supply Control ..
30. Telephone
31. Treasury ...

26. Public Works Extraordinary

8. Colonial Development and Welfare Sohemes

'PTtal Expenditure $


Estimate Actual Expen-
for the diture for the
year period of
1953. the return.


S
10,100
16,620
106,947
96,090(
13,955,
6,000
141,038
37,952
23,766
307,740
35,413
31,239
8,760
21,911
7,070
416,939'
101,373
56,365
174,656
30,573
51,048
61,871
38,915
8,025
73,927
55,790
87,960
16,800
26,224
73,061
2,138,208
117,091
2,255,299
214,085

2,469,384


. $
3,383
5,217
48,358
27,847
3,477
3,000
38,122
2,729
6,139
119,274
21,831
12,880
4,664
5,755
2,854
125,665
41,382
23,837
60,104
11,121
18,499
28,609
16,328
2,111
21,204
20,040
28,832
4,731
8,119
26,466
702,512
22,785


715,297 79
50,152 97

776,450 76


Expenditure for
same period of
preceding year.
$ c.
271 12
4,560 00
30,661 86
21.548 26
4,482 67
2,500 00
47,259 50
3,115 20
6,741 67
112,248 24
32,541 30
13,000 88
3,477 65
9,80 75
2,912 61
139,706 58
38,085 07
20,678 77
59,112 98
12,336 80
16,426 24
23,163 08
22,910 67
1,821 87
24,959 30
19,148 32
36,625 62
6,155 89
9,198 11
27,650 50
753,161 '51
18,656 55


771,818 06
57,613 35

829,431 41


Increase. Decrease.

$ c. "I o.
3,112 65 ...
657 86 ...
17,696 50 ... ...
6,299 09
... ... 1,005 29
500 00 ...
... ... 9,137 28
... ... 385 81
602 24
... ... 602 24
7,026 40
... ... 10,710 08
120 51
1,187 06
... ... 4.01 86
.... 57 89
... ... 14041 30
3, )7 19 ... ...
3,158 78 ...
991 90 ..
1.215 26
2,073 20 ... ...
5,445 95 ... ...
... ... 6,581 91
289 83
.. ... 3,754 50
... .. 39,188 50
.. ,.. 7,793 11
... ... 1,424 34
... ... 1,078 62
... 1,184 28
51,736 41 102,385 78
4,1J9 10 ...
55,865 51 102,385 78
... ... 7,41 0 38

55,865 51 109,846 16


TaBABUNy9
11th August, 1953.
IF. 20/1962)


C. RICHARD I. ROBINSON,
for Acting Colonial Treasurer.


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Statement of the Assets and Liabilities of the Colony of Saint Vincent as at 31st May, 1953.


1952
$ c.
982,302 00



260.353 00


35,782 00

















1,278,437 00


LIA BIL CITIES.


DEPOSITS:
Special Funds

Other thah Special Funds

OVERDRAFTS:


SURPLUS:
General Revenue Balance


GENERAL REVENUE BALANCE.


Balance as at 1st January, 1953


$ c.
... 105,555 08


Revenue to 31at $ c.
May, 1953 ... 1,025,166 75
Expenditure to 31st
May, 1953 ... 775,450 76


ADD Surplus to 31st May, 1953

Balance as at 31st May, 1953


... 249;715 99

... 355,271 07


$ c.


... 783,290 64

- 342,357 44


$ c.




1,125,648 o0




355,271 07


1952
$
134,602






435,830

708,005


1,480,919 15 1,278,437 00


ASSETS.


CASH:
Treasury and Sub-Treasuries
Barclays Bank-Current A/c
Crown Agents do.
Do. Joint Colonial Fund ...
Imprests ...


001 Advances


OO INVESTMENTS:


$ c.


24,092
46,050
3,306
19,200
11,877


$ c.


104,526


688,354

688,068


1,480,919 15


No2BS:-


1. At 31st May, 1953, the Public Debt (not recorded in the above Liabilities) stood at $553,947.12.
2. The Accumulated Funds for the redemption of the Debt at 31st May, 1953, stood at $156,305.30.


TREASURY CHAMBERS,
ST. VINCENT, B.W.I.
11th August, 1953.


C. RICHARD I. ROBINSON.
for Acting Colonial Treasurer.




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