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SAINT VINCENT


GOVERNMENT


GAZETTE


VOL. 87.] SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY. 12 OCTOBER, 1954.


[No. 63.


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

No. 491.
VISIT OF HER ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCESS MARGARET TO THE
BRITISH WEST INDIES.
It is announced for general information that Her Royal Highness the
Princess MARGARET has accepted an invitation to visit some of the Trans-
Atlantic Islands in the Caribbean next year. Her Royal Highness will visit
Trinidad, Grenada; Barbados, Antigua, Jamaica, and the Bahamas, travelling by
Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia. Detailed arrangements for the tour will be
arranged later.
Tentative dates of Her Royal Highness's visit to Grenada.are February 6th
to 8th, 1955.
12th October, 1954.
(A. 1111950).
No. 492. "/
MESSAGES OF SYMPATHY 1N RECENT FLOOD DAMAGE, ST. I ENT. -
--------- ::. oI '
The following telegraphic correspondence exchanged between H .lXCellency -
the Governor of the Windward Islands, His Honour the Acting Adm str tor of
Grenada and this Government on the occasion of the recent flood dan lr-te
Colony is published for general information :-
From His Excellency the Governor of the Windward Islands-
"I am deeply distressed to learn of widespread damage caused by
cloudburst. Please convey expression of my sympathy to your Councils and
to all who have suffered loss in this calamity. I am most relieved to hear
that there has been no loss of life. If there is any way other Windward
Islands can help please let me know and we will do our best ".
Reply from His Honour the Administrator of St. Vincent:-
"On behalf of the people and Councils of St. Vincent I wish to thank
you for your message of sympathy. I am grateful also for offer of assistance
from other Windward Islands."
From His Honour th ? Acting Administrator of Grenada :-
"Executive Council have learnt with sorrow of Flood Disaster in St.
Vincent and have asked that expression of sincere sympathy from
Government and people of Grenada be conveyed to your Colony."


A W-yds


phfblised bg gAtthoritg.















392 S \INT VINCI NT TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER, 1954.-(No. 63).


Reply from His Honour the Administrator of St. Vincent:-
"Please convey to your Executive Council our grateful thanks for their
expression of sympathy. Our tails will still wag.
12th October, 1954.

No. 493.
TRANSFER OF HIS HONOUR W. F. COUTTS, C.M.O., M.B.E., TO KENYA.

The following announcement made by the Secretary of State for the Colonies
is published for general information :-
The Secretary of State has selected His Honour W. F. COUTTS, C.M.G.,
M.B.E., Administrator of St. Vincent, for transfer to Kenya.
Mr. Coutts will carry out an enquiry, the terms of reference of which are
"to investigate and advise on the best system or systems to be adopted in
choosing African Representative Members for the Legislative Council in
Kenya."
Mr. Coutts is expected to leave St. Vincent about the 8th November en
route for the United Kingdom and to reach Kenya early in 1955."
12th October, 1954.
(P.F. 462)


No. 494.
QUEEN ELIZABETH'S OVERSEA
NURSING STAFF.

It is notified for general il.formation
that, with the consent of Her Majesty
Queen ELIZABETH, the Queen Mother,
the Queen ELIZABETH'S Colonial Nurs-
ing Service will in future be known as
the Queen ELIZABETH'S Oversea Nurs-
ing Service.
12th October, 1954.
(C.M. 16/1947).


No. 495.


LEAVE NOTICES.


VACATION LEAVE.

Mr. D. A. SEALES, Senior Bailiff,
Supreme Court, six months' vacation
leave with effect from 4th October, 1954.
12th October, 1954.
(P. F. 25).

No. 496.
Mr. G. A. FORDE, Dispenser, Uniol)
Island, six months' vacation leave with
effect from 1st October, 1954.
12th October, 1954.
(P. F. 447).

No. 497.
Miss JOYCE E. THOMPSON, Junior
Clerk (Medical Department) 41 months'
vacation leave, with effect from 1st
October. 1954, prior to retirement from
the General Clerical Service of the
Colony.
12tlh October. 1954.
(P. F. 357).


No. 498.
A'


CTINO APPOINTMENT.


Mr. .RTHUR L. JOHN. Assistant
Bailiff, Supreme Court, as Senior Bailiff,
Supreme Court. with effect from 4th
October, 1954, and until further notice.
12th October, 1954.
(J. 27/1943).

No. 499.
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT.

Mr. WINSTON BAPTISTE, as an Assis-
tant Master, St. Vincent Grammar
School, with effect from 14th Spptem-
ber, 1954.
12th October, 1.954.
(P. F. 685).

No. 500.
TEMPORARY TIRANSPER.

14iss PEARIx.NL GQuy, Junior Glerk,
Income Tax OIic6e, has been transfer-ed
to the Medical DeA.lti.metnt, with'iiffect
from 1st October, 1954.
12th October, 1954.
(P. F. 34P).

'No. 501.
VACANT POST.

POST OF ASSISTANT MISTRESS, GIRLS'
HIGH SCHOOL, SAINT VI.NDENT, B. W. I.

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for the post of Assis-
tant Mistress. Girls' High School,
St. Vincent, B. W. I.















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER, 1954.-(No. 63). 393


2. The salary of the post, which is R. & O. No. 4.-R u le s for the
pensionable, is in the scale $768 x $60- Control of the Government Cot-
$1128 x $72-$1704, and appointment ion Ginnery (Amendment), 1954.
may Ibe ialie at any point in the scale (A. 25/1939).
according to qualifications and ex- 12th Octobe. 954.
experience. I12th October. 1-954.
perience.
3. The successful candidate will be
expected to teach Shorthand, Typing
and Book-keeping, to pupils of the
Grammar School and the Girls' High
School up to the standard of the No. 503.
Cambridge School Certificate and the SUPPLEMENTS TO GAZETTE
Royal Society of Arts Examinations.NT T GAZETTE.
4. Free passage to St. Vincent to take
up appointment is provided. The Report on the General Elections
5. Applications, xvith details o9i edu- 1954 is published with this issue of the
cation. qualifications,age and eXperitenae Gazette.
and copies of not more than three testi- 12th October, 1954.
monials should, be sent to the Assistant
Administrator and Establishment
Offeer, Goavernment Office, St. Vincent,
and must reach h.im.r not later than 38th No. 504.
November, 19/54. A copy of the minutes oi a meeting of
12th October, 1954. the Legi-lative Council hipd, on the 9th
September, 1954, which may be seen at
No,. 502. Government Office, Kingstown Library
IEGISLATION. I and at all Revenne Offices, and, District
I Post Oflices, is published with this issue
The following Document is pub- of the Gazette.
lished with this issue of the Gazette:- 12th October, 1954.

No. 325.
HURRICANE NOTICE.

1; is hereby ilotified for general information that in the event of a hurri-
cane threat-ning or approaching the Island, the following warnings will be
given -


Cautionary Warning
(when news received of
an approaching hurricane)
Rural, Areas
including the
Grenadines
Warning to take cover -

Cautionary Warning -





Kingstown ...

Warning to take cover -


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

- Church bells will ring for a
period of five minutes.
- A white flag with a black
centre will be flown from
the Police Barracks.
Loudspeaker and radio an-
nouncements will be made.
Three saluting gqps will he
fired from ihe 1ljice Bar-
racks.

- The Government Cotton Gin-
nery whipt.e and a siren
from tih. Police Barracks
will be blown for a period
of five inil 1t,


6th J,uly, 195:
(W. 25/1949).


By Command,


A. V. KING,
Government Secretary.


GOVERNMENT OFFICE,
12th October, 1954.















394 SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER, 1954.-(No. 63).


;i' AIRTMENTAL AND
'OTHER NOTICES.

REGISTRATION OF MEDICAL PRACTI-
TIONER.

The following name has this day been
added to the Medical Register:-
VIVIAN MARY USBORNE, M.R.C,S.,
L.R.C.P., M.B., B.S., D.C.H., M.R.C.P.
A. L. SAMUEL,
Acting Medical Registrar.

2nd October, 1954.
(M. 30/1939).



POST OFFICE NOTICE.

Complaints have been received re-
cently from the Canadian Post Office
regarding the enclosure of liquor in
parcels from St. Vincent.
The public is hereby notified that the
forwarding of liquor through the mails
to Canada is forbidden and that it is
subject to confiscation by the Postal
Authorities in that Country.

P. D. O'N. CRICHTON,
Acting Colonial Postmaster.

5th October, 1954.
(A. 24t1951 II).



TREASURY NOTICE.

Third Party Insurance of Government
Vehicles.

With reference to GovernmentGazette
No. 57 of 21st September, 1954, a number
of representations have been received
from interested Insurance Companies
stating that the date on which the ten-
der was scheduled to close, 9th Octo-
ber, 1954, does not allow sufficient time
to examine the proposal in detail. It
has therefore been decided that the clos-
ing date of the tender should be ex-
tended to 30th October, 1954.

PETER R. ELLS,
Colonial Treasurer.

TREASURY CHAMBERS,
ST. VINCENT,
7th October, 1954.
(F. 29/1952.)


TELEPHONE DEPARTMENT NOTICE.

It will not be possible to add any
more subscribers to the telephone sys-
tem, either direct or by party line. The
system is already very heavily overload-
ed and it is extremely difficult to main-
tain operating efficiency.
The condition of the plant, too. does
not justify any further additions to the
list of subscribers and only very urgent
applications, such as from doctors will
be considered.
H. D. SYLVESTER,
Superintendent of Works.
2nd October, 1954.
(F. 29/1952).

NOTICE.
GOVERNMENT COTTON GINNERY

INCREASE IN PRICES.

The Public is hereby notified that
Council has approved an increase in
the prices of Copra, Meal, and Oils.
The new prices to take effect as from
15th October, 1954 will be as follows:-
(a) COPRA 11j cents per lb. for
all Copra supplied to
the Government Cotton
Ginnery.
(b) MEAL 4 cents per lb. for local
and imported Cotton
seed and Coconut Meal.
(c) OILS $2.50 per gallon for Re-
fined Coconut Oil and
Cotton Seed Oils, and
$2.12 per gallon for
Crude Oil.
J. L. EUSTACE,
Manager, G.C.G.
12th October, 1954.
(A. 24/1951 III).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

NOTICE.

ELECTRIC CURRENT DUES.

Persons indebted to Government for
Electric Current consumed in their
premises are hereby notified that steps
are being taken to recover these debts
in the Magistrate's Court.
2. A List of Defaulters will be pub-
lished in the Gazette and local press.
H. D. SYLVESTER,
Superintendent of Works.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT,
KINGSTOWN,
23rd September, 1954.














SAIN1" VINCXENT, TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER, 1954.--(-No. (6.) 395


IN THE MATTER OF TI *LAND ACQUISITION

ORDINANCE (NP ,22 of 1946)

and

In the matter of the acquisition by the Governor in Council of certain lots of land
situate in the town of Kingstown in the Island of Saint Vincent being
approximately 12,611 square feet in area.


NOTICE OF ACQUISITION.
(Under section 7 of the Ordinance).



WIizsREA it was decided by the Governor in Council that the lots of land
described in the Schledule hereto should be acquired for a public purpose, to wit,
the construction of public offices and a bond warehouse;
AND WHEREAS the said lots of land have been acquired compulsorily for the
public purpose aforesaid;
AND WHEREAS a plan showing the above-mentioned lots of land may be
inspected during working hours at the Survey Office in the town of Kingstown m
the island of Saint Vincent:

Now, THEREFORE, this is to require all persons interested, either-
(a) to appear personally or by attorney or agent before the authorized
officer to state the nature of their respective interests in the said lots of
land and the amounts and full particulars of their claims to
compensation in respect of those interests, distinguishing the amounts
under separate heads and shewing how the amount claimed under
each head is calculated; or
(b) to render to the authorized officer a statement in writing, signed by
them or by their attorneys or agents, setting forth the like matters,
not later than 12th October, 1954.

Dated this 21st day of September, 1954.

E. STINSON CAMPBELL,
Authorized Officer.



SCHEDULE.

All that lot piece or parcel of land being part of town lot number fourteen in
the town of Kingstown in the Island of Saint Vincent. And all that lot piece or
parcel of land being town lot number fifteen in the said town which said part of
lot fourteen and lot fifteen are described in and by the said plan or diagram
thereof drawn in the Schedule to an Indenture made the fourteenth day ot
September eighteen hundred and ninety-nine and recorded in liber W 5 in the
Registry of Deeds on the twenty-third day of October of the same year between
Edward Leycester Atkinson and Jane Ann his wife (formerly Jane Ann Hazell) of
the first part, the Reverend John Spencer Hughes of the second part, His Honour
Harry Langhorne Thompson and Ellinor Flora Bosworth his wife of the third part
and the Honourable Duncan Alexander MacDonald and George Fraser Grant of
the fourth part And also all messuages on the said part of lot fourteen and on
the said lot fifteen, together with all buildings fixtures fences walls ways waters
watercourses lights rights liberties privileges easements advantages and
appurtenances whatsoever to the said lots pieces or parcels of land messuages
buildings and hereditaments or any of them appertaining or with the same or any
of them now or heretofore enjoyed or reputed as part or member thereof or
appurtenant thereto.

The approximate area of the lots of land hereinabove described is 12,611
square feet.

5th October, 1954.
(T. 19/1950.)
















396 SAINM' VINCENT, TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER, 1954-(No. 63).


TREASURY NOTICE.


LAND AND HOUSE TAX NOTICE.


Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned persons having become
defaulters under the Land and House Tax Ordinance ", their Properties having
been levied upon will be offered for sale at 1.00 p.m. on Saturday, 23rd October,
1954, at the Treasury for the recovery of taxes due.

PETER R. ELLS,
Colonial Treasurer.


Treasury Chamoers,
St. Vincent, B.W I.
1st October. !'54.


Names of Defaulters


Antrobus, Edgar
Ballantyne, Theodora
Baptiste, Doris
Esau
Hamilton
Joy
James (heirs)
Joseph
Richard
Winston
Barnwell, William
Bascombe, Ernestine
Bracken, Henry
Browne, Amelia
Burke, Geraldine
Cabral, Theresa
Caisar, Cyril
Caruth, Luther
Cato, Cyril
Ellen
Chairman, John
Charles, Harrietta
Cromwell, Mandeline
Cuffy, Me William
Cupid, Emily
Christopher
Christiana, Grey
Danniel, Maggie
Powell
DaSeuza, Joseph
DaSilva, Edmund
DeFreitas, Clive
Joseph
Dick, Thomas
Duncan, Claude
Theophilus
Fernindez, Josiah
Francis, Rupert
Francois, Chrice
Frederick, Augustus
Gill, Gerald
Glasgow, Ephraim
Greaves, Charles
Hackett, Catherine
Harrus, Annie
Harry, W. Benjamin

Dalina

Henry, Olenor


Situation of
Property

Mt. Bentinck
Sandy Bay

Mt. Bentinck
"1 "


New Grounds
Hopewell
Sandy Bay

Chester Cottage
Hopewell
Park Hill
Mt. Pleasant
Sandy Bay
Mesopotamia
11
Freeland
Mt. Bentinck
Perseverance
Simon
High Lowmans
Diamond
Sandy Bay
Greggs
Overland
Mesopotamia
Three Rivers
Park Hill
High Lowmans
Greggs
Sandy Bay
Sansousi
Sandy Bay

Richland Park
Sandy Bay
Biabou
Mt. Pleasant
Mesopotamia
Park IE':
Camacribou

Chapmans

Chester Cottage


Description of
Property


18 pls.
1 House
"


ac. 1 rd
House
House Spot
House
House Spot
Acre
House
,"


1 House Spot
16 pls.
1 ac. 20 rds.
1 ac. 1 rd. 9 pls.
1 House Spot

1 House

2 ac. 27 pls.
1 House Spot
2 Spots
1 House Spot
2 Roods

1 House Spot
1 House
12 pls
10 ac. 2 rds. 8 pls
1 House Spot
1 House
1 + 1 Spot
1 House

1 + 1 Spot
1 Acre

1 House Spot



2 rds.

1 House Spot

1 Acre















SAINT VINCENT, TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER, 1954.-(No. 63). 397


Names of Defaulters


51 Hoyte, Desmond
52 Westmore
53 Hopley, Harriett
54 Huggins, Cecil
55 Ince, Lloyd
56 Sarah
57 Jackson, Anthony
58 Jacobs, C. James
59 Francis L.
60 James, Fearless
61 Gertrude L.
62 John, Ada
63 Charles
64 Ezeikiel
65 Harriett
66 Johnson, Eugena
67 Nathaniel
68 Jeshuran
69 Joseph, Lewis
70 Lucy
71 Patrick
72
73 Joyette, Elizabeth
74 Keis, Ida
75 Lavia, Ada
76 Amy
77 Lewis, Thomas A.
78 Loraine, Alice
79 McNichol, Theophilus
80 Maloney, Florence
81 Mark, Leonard
82 William E.
83 Matthews, Nathaniel
84 May, Nathaniel
85 Morgan, Mary
86 Morris, Evans
87 Nanton, Theophilus
88 Wellington
89 Nedd, Jesseline

90 Osment, Percy

91 Peters, Nathaniel
92 Pope, Edly
93 Prescod, Wilson
94 Prince, James
95 Punnett, D. J.

96 Rose, Claudine
97 Rodney, Annabella

98 Seaton, Amanda
99 Sergeant, Virginia
100 Stanley, Johanne
101 Sutherland, Catherine
102 Charles
103 Ellen D. (heirs)
104 James

105 Thomas, Esau
106 Malcolm
107 Trimmington, Ellen


Woods, Martha
Warren, Robert
Weekes, John
Williams, Abraham


112 Yorke, Lillian
113 Young, Samuel


Situation of
Property


Sandy Bay
Overland
Dicksons
Sandy Bay


Yambou
Greggs
Adelphi
Chester Cottage
New Adelphi
Adelphi
Mt. Bentinck
Richland Park
Mt. Pleasant
Caratal
Greggs
Adelphi
Mt. Pleasant



Sandy Bay
New Prospect
Sandy Bay

Farm
Sandy Bay
Dunbarton
Freeland
Mt. Pleasant Mt.
Dunbarton
Greggs
Sandy Bay

New Grounds
Sandy Bay

Hopewell


Sandy Bay

Lowmans
Greggs
Glenside
Caruth
Prospect

Union
Greggs


Carutn
Diamond
Richland Park
Sandy Bay

Bridgetown
Sandy Bay

Glenside
New Adelphi
Cane End

Montague
Richland Park

New Prospect

Bridgetown
Langley Park


Description of
Property


1 House
1 House Spot
1 ac. 1 rd.
1 House Spot
1 House
1 House Spot
2 acres.
1 House Spot


2 roods
2 rds. 29 pls
1 House Spot



9 ac. 2 rds. 23 pls.
1 ac. 0 rd. 28 pls.
3 acres.
1 House
1 acre
1 rd 32 pls.
1 House
1 ac. 1 rd. 31 pls.
1 House

6 Acres
1 House
1 ac. 2 rds.
1 House Spot
1 Acre
1 2 rds.
1 House
1 ac. 2 rds. 27 pls.
1 House Spot
1 House


1 ae. 1 rd.


1 House


1 Spot
3 acres.
1 House Spot
1 House
328 Ac. 3 rds. 34 pls.

1 House
1 ac. 32 pls.


1 House Spot
1 House

2 Acres
1 House
1 Spot
1 House

22 pls
2 rds.
1 House Spot

1 Acre
1 House Spot
1 Acre
2 Ac. 2 Rds.

1 House
1 23 pls.















S tJ\T VI.X~NTE'i', V.D, 12 OCT~OBER, 1,4.-(No. 63).


Distribution of the Proceeds of Japanese GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATiON
Assets in the United Kingdom under Articia EXAMINATION OF THE UNIVERSITY
14 of the Peace Treaty. OF L DODN.
It is hereby nonfit-d for the infor-
On 30th July 1r54 it was announced in nation of interested pic:ns l1hat St.
Parliament that the Minister of Pensions \V,,,ent has been api! o',,d ;is a Ceitr.
expects to be able to make a second and fr the holii:g ot the .:er t (Cer:ili-
final distribution of the remaining Japan- ct Edt c:in Exanu,:i(.n th-
ese assets. It was also stated that the University of London: and this Exam-
original scheme, announced in October inatio will be held in St. Vincent in
1952, would be extended to cover mem- Jnie, 1955.
ber~i of the United Kingdom Forces who Befo. aplicats will i e as
had emigrated or who were living over- Bore a ts wil
seas: calditlates for this e'xsiiiii; nation, they
Sin ust h certified by tlic h lduc;tio: Offi-
Applicaions under the extended cer as fit to take it. For such purpose,
scheme will now be considered from :- the Education Ollicer will irquirc evi-
(a) All service and ex-service person- dence that the applic;int has been pur-
nel who became prisoners of War suing a suitable course cif >tudv.
of the Japanese while serving in A candidate who does not hold n Gen-
British Units in the United King- eal Certificate of Education of the
dom or as members of the Roy-l University of London. or a Canbridge
Navy. School Certificate, will be r-eqired to
tb) Members and ex-members of the enter in not less than six subjects at
Merchant Navy who were cap- the Ordinary Lev(].
tured while serving in British A candidate entering in six subjects
Ships registered in the United as stated above, will not be eligible for
Kingdom. the award of a certificate unless he
(c) Ex-civilian internees, or Prisoners reaches the pass standard in at least
of War who served in Forces other fonr subjects.
than those based in the United The examination fee is ten shillings
Kingdom; per subject for the examiniition at the
and intending claimants should write for Ordinary Level. In addition, a local
application forms as quickly as possible fee of two shillings must be paid by
to the Ministry of Pensions and National each candidate.
Insurance, Thames fouse South, Mill- Candidates should submi t o the Local
bank, London, S.W.L Correspondent in writing not later than
tht 31st January, 1955, their full names,
Dated the 25th day of September, 1954. the lstanuar, 1955, their fll name,
Birth Certificate, subjects they are offer-
D. F. JOHNSON, ing. and the Treasury receipt for the
Custodian of Enemy Prperty. examination and local fees paid.
So Fnrthpr particulars can be obtained
(Sec. 16/1950) from the Local Correspondent.
S. C. CONNELL,
Local Correspondent.
16th September, 1954.
ARROWROOT BOARD NOTICE.
CUSTOMS NOTICE.
The values of tlh respective Grades Found drifting on East Coast of St
of Arrowroot and the proportions of Vincent, and now lying on Beach
suhli values to be advanced by the Saint opposite H.M. Cnstoms in Kingstown
Vincent Co-operative Arrowroot Asso- Harbour-
ciation have been fixed by the Arrow- One (1) Flat bottomned Canoe.
root Board as under:- Dimnensions:- 16 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft f in


I 10.0o) IO 8.00
2 9.00 4.50 7.20
3 8.00 4.00 6.40
4 7.00( :-50 5.60
C. V. BABER ISAACS,
Secretary.


x 1 ft. 6 in.
Colour : Unpainted.
Build: Wood: Bow & stern
(latter square).
No sail, no spars, no
oars.
PETER R. ELLS,
Receiver of Wrecks.
H.M. CUSTOMs.
ST. VINCENT.
1 th September, 1954.
(A. 15/195011).


PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT.
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v. 87 no. 63


Rules and Orders No. 4












Electoral Office.
Kingstown,
St. Vincent.
4th September, 1954.




His Honour,
The Administrator,
Government Office,
Saint Vincent.


Sir,

In accordance with the provisions of section 52 (6) of the Legislative Council
(Elections) Ordinance, la51 (No. 13 of 19511, I forward herewith my report on the
general election held during the year 1954.

2. I desire to pay tribute to Mr. G. F. Jack, the Assistant to the Supervisor of
Elections, and Miss Agnes Ross, Clerk, Electoral Office, for the very able manner
in which they performed their duties.

3. I also desire to thank Mr. A. V. Sprott, the Public Relations and Local
Government Officer, for his invaluable assistance in connection with the election,
and all election officers, government officers and members of the public for their
cooperation and assistance before and during the election.

I have the honour to be
Sir,
Your obedient servant,

E. F. GLASGOW,
Supervisor of Elections.






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REPORT ON.THE GENERAL ELECTION, 1954.

For the purpose of the General Election, 1954, the Legislative Council (1954
Compilation of Lists of Electors) Ordinance, 1954 (No. 14 of 1954) was enacted.
This Ordinance came into force on llth May, 1954 and provides inter alia, that in
compiling in 1954 the lists of electors in each electoral district of all persons
entitled under the provisions of the Legislative Council (Elections) Ordinance,
1951 (No. 13 of 1951), to vote at the election of a Member of the Legislative Council
for such district-
(a) no house to house enumeration shall be undertaken;
(b) the lists of electors in force at the date of coming into operation of the
1954 Ordinance shall be deemed to be the certified preliminary lists, and
(c) the Administrator shall by proclamation appoint in respect of the
electoral districts .a day upon which the certified preliminary lists shall
be posted up in pursuance of the provisions of rule 15 of the Registration
Rules contained in the Second Schedule to the Legislative Council
(Elections) Ordinance, 1951.

2. On 10th May, 1954 a registration officer was appointed for each electoral
district 'and an assistant registration officer was appointed for each polling division
comprised within an electoral district. These appointments were published in the
Gazette of llth May, 1954 and lists of names of the officers were distributed
throughout the Colony.

3. His Honour the Administrator by proclamation published in the Gazette of
11th May appointed Tuesday, the 11th May, 1954 to be the day upon which the
certified preliminary lists in respect of all the electoral districts of the Colony
should be posted up. The said lists were duly posted up in accordance with the
Registration Rules and remained posted up for the prescribed period.

4. During the period llth May to 31st May, the Supervisor of Elections, the
Assistant to the Supervisor of Elections (Mr. G. F. Jack) and the Public Relations
and Local Government Officer (Mr. A. V. Sprott) delivered public addresses at
Barrouallie, Belair, Biabou, Calliaqua, Chateaubelair, Colonhrie, Georgetown,
Layou, Marriaqua, Sandy Bay, Stubbs, and Troumaca, in order to inform the public
about the general procedure and of their duties in regard to registration. Similar
addresses were delivered during this period in the Southern Grenadines by the
District Officer (Mr. G. H. Thomas). In addition to this, posters were displayed in
conspicuous places throughout the Colony, drawing the attention of the public to
the main provisions of the Legislative Council (1954 Compilation of Lists of
Electors) Ordinance, 1954 and inviting eligible persons to claim to have their names
included insthe preliminary lists. Information concerning the General Election
was broadcast every Sunday over Radio St. Vincent.

5. Writs of election were issued by His Honour the Administrator on the 8th
day of July, and the Supervisor of Elections gave notice of the time and place fixed
for the nomination of candidates in accordance with section 21 of the 1951
Ordinance. The date of nomination was fixed for 29th July and polling day for
16th August, 1954.
6. The final lists of electors were brought into force on 24th July by
proclamation published in the Gazette. These lists contain the names of 29,188
electors. The lists compiled in 1951 contain the names of 27,409 electors.
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7. On 29th July, twenty-seven candidates were nominated and arrangements
were immediately made to print the required number of ballot papers.

8. A list of candidates' symbols was published on the 31st July in accordance
with the provisions of rule 13 of the Legislative Council (Elections) Rules, -1951 (as
amended) and each candidate was notified which symbol was allocated to him.

9. For the purpose of the 1954 General Election the Colony was divided into
the same electoral districts and polling divisions as for the 1951 General Election.

10. Posters setting out the various election offences and the penalties attached
thereto were printed and distributed throughout the Colony for the information of
the public.

11. During the period between nomination day and polling day the Supervisor
of Elections, the Assistant t6 the Supervisor of Elections and the Public Relations
and Local Government Oficer delivered public addresses at Barrouallie, Biabou,
Calliaqua, Georgetown, Layou and Mesopotamia, primarily for the purpose of
instructing the public how to make their mark upon the ballot paper and
encouraging them to go to the polls on polling day.

12. Polling took place on 16th August and 17,465 persons voted out of a total
electorate of 29,188, which is equivalent to a percentage of 59.83, 1825 ballots were
rejected. A summary of votes cast appears in Table 1 of this report.

13. The behaviour of the public was exemplary in every electoral district.

14. In Table 2 a summary appears, by polling divisions, of the number of
votes polled for each candidate, the number of rejected ballots and the number of
names on the lists of electors for each electoral district.

E. F. GLASGOW,
Supervisor of Elections.
4th September. 1954.







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TABLE 1


SUMMARY OF VOTES CAST.

Total Percentage


Total number of electors on lists
ballots cast
rejected ballots
accepted ballots


29188
17465
1825
15640


59-83
10-45
89-55


TABLE 2.

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate,
the number of rejected ballots and the number of names on the lists of electors for
the electoral district of NORTH LEEWARD.


Polling No. of names No of ballots
Station on list of cat includ-
No. electors ing rejected
ballots


1. 491 354
2. 430 328
3. 425 347
4. 278 243
5. 305 271
6. 233 193
7. 434 347
8. 885 552
9. 601 485

3832 3120


elected BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES.
Rejected A. Joachim S. Slat
ballots E. A. Joachim S. E. Slater
i


213
261
99
220
195
48
122
154
153

1465


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TABLE 2 (Contd.)

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate,
the number of rejected ballots and the number of names on the lists of electors for
the electoral district of SOUTH LEEWARD.


No. of names
on list of
electors


584
339
413
610
462
415
328
391
63

3605


No. of ballots
cast includ-
ing rejected.
ballots


381
226
251
339
267
230
163
125
39

2021


BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES.
Rejected
ballots S. F. Bonadie H. F. Young


79
4
17
22
7
20
14
17
4

184


35
17
31
18
111
43
18
20
30

323


267
205
203
299
149
167
131
88
5

1514


Polling
Station
No.















TABLE 2 (Contd.)

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate, the number
of rejected ballots and the number of names on the lists of electors for the electoral district
of KINGSTOWN.


Polling No. of names No. of ballots BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES
Station on list of cast iclud- Rejected -
o. electors ing rejected ballots R. E. Baynes J. C. Joshua G. A.McIntosh
ballots
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TABLE 2 (Contd.)

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate, the number of rejected ballots
and the number of names on the lists of clectoir: for the electoral district of ST. GEORGE.


Polling No. of names No. of bfllot: BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES
Station on list of chest includ- Rejected ----
No. electors ing rejected ballots J. A. Baynes C. D. Fcrbes H. A. Haynsg W. A. Phillips
ballots

1. 151 04 18 45 1 30 None
2. 444 300 36 29 17 207 11
3. 404 203 42 80 35 36 10
4. 584 378 34 90 15 30 209
5. 694 345 46 174 32 85 8
6. 502 258 28 89 78 60 3
7. 353 167 14 28 109 14 2
8. 396 173 10 37 103 20 3
9. 374 176 24 34 92 24 2

3906 2094 252 606 482 506 248













TABLE 2 (Contd.)

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate, the number of rejected ballots
and the number of names on the lists of electors for the electoral district of SOUTH WINDWARD.


Polling No. of names No. of ballots
Station on list of cast includ-
No. electors ing rejected
Ballots


305
478
437
301
363
454
490
297
471
258

3854


157
348
276
182
255
322
318
190
305
186

2539


Rejected
ballots


25
91
60
31
52
58
64
28
85
52

546


W. A. Falby L. C. Latham H.


7 113
None 244
12 64
5 54
3 161
101 62
172 54
95 43
191 3
122 4

708 802


C. Lewis C. W.
McDowall


1
4
1
2
1
3
19
1
3
None

35


A. Radix


3 8
7 2
136 3
90 None
38 None
80 18
5 4
8 15
6 17
7 1

380 68


BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES


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TABLE 2 (Contd.)

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate, the number of rejected ballots
and the number of names on the lists of electors for the electoral district of CENTRAL WINDWARD.


Polling .No. of names No. of ballots
Station on list of cast includ- ballots
No. electors ing rejected Rejected M. B. Brown
ballots


BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES


St. A. Cato G.


H. Charles C. E. Griffith


L. C. Martin


382 270 29
576 343 22
471 245 27
357 181 22
353 187 15
615 330 78
251 157 19
289 170 18
604 345 34

3898 2228 264


167 247


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TABLE 2 (Contd.)

Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate,
the number of rejected ballots and the number of names on the lists of electors for
the electoral district of NORTH WINDWARD.


Polling No. of names No. of ballots ALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES.
Station on list of cast includ- Rejected
No. electors ing rejected ballots N. O. D. E. T. Joshua
S ballots Baynes

1. 322 159 21 21 117
2. 458 328 31 60 237
3. 273 119 16 24 79
4. 552 349 14 26 309
5. 523 280 27 53' 200
6. 386 304 22 75 207
7. 537 335 18 101 216
8. 389 237 17 37 183
9. 219 107 11 30 66

3659 2218 177 427 1614















TABLE 2 (Contd.)


Summary by polling divisions of the number of votes polled for each candidate, the number of rejected ballots
and the number of names on the lists of electors for the electoral district of the GRENADINES.


iNo of names No. of ballots
on list of cast includ-
electors ing rejected
ballots

189 138
298 208
258 150
454 293
49 35
264 164
73 56
146 102
395 189

2126 1335


BALLOTS CAST FOR CANDIDATES


Rejected
ballots


G. W. Forde


8 None
16 4
24 7
30 5
2 None
34 36
6 None
13 22
22 49

155 123


C.M.Mitchell F.A.Simmo


75
44
38
212
25
21
6
3
51

475


4
3
9
15

84


ns C. L. Tannis


37
136
69
33
6
69
41
55
52

498


Polling
Station
No.


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