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Vo. 73.1 SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1955. [No. 14.
TIIHE following ersons ha\ e been appointed
Official Atiestors under tle provisions of
Section 3 of the Protlc.tion of Illiterate Persons
Ordinance (Cap. I 7):-
JEROME PENNY, Esq.,--St. An.reiw's
NEVILLE SYLVESTER, Esq.,--St. Mark's
CYRIL OTWAY, Esq..-St. Mark's.
15th February, ]1955.
M.P. 258 Ii.
THE following dUrL 13Bills ficu Ordinances which
1. were iniitroduiced andl real a first time in the
Legislative Council oi tihe 24th February, 1!).3,
are published for general information. A copy of
each iHill is issued with this (iraette :-
Bill for an Ordinance to suhstituto the title
Chief of Police for that of Superintendent
of Police in :ll Grenada legislation.
Bill for an Ordinance tfrther to amend the
Liquor Dealers' liicence- Ordinaeco (Cap.
Bill for an Ordinance further to amend the
Prison Officers Pensions Ordinance, 1935.
Bill for an Ordinance to create the Office of
Financial Secretary and the office of Ac-
count General and to provide for the alloca-
tion of duties heretofore performed by the
Treasurer between the Financial Secretary
and the AccountanL General and for pur-
poses incidental to, connected with or conse-
quent upon any of the forgoing purposes.
Bill fcr an Ordinance further to amend the
School Teachers' Pensions Ordinance, 1946.
Bill for an Ordinance to make provision for the
preparation and plublicition of a Revised
Edition o' tlhe Lwws ol the Colony.
2'bth Feblrury, 1,955.
jTTllE following document' are circulated with and
1 Plrm part of this (ri.:ete:-
S. a 0. No. G.-The Pensions (Amendment)
S. I. & O. No. 7.-The Aid to Pioneer Industries
(Manufacture of Straw Products) Order,
GEO. F. HIOSTEN,
Aclingi rocrrtn1 ent S.ecire'tur!.
26thi February, 1954.
Towns Administration Ordinance, Cap. 225.
SOTICE is hereby given that Assessment Lists
in respect of tihe Town of St. George may be
seen at the Treasury, and in respect of the other
Towns at the respective District Revenue Offices,
from time st day of February, to the i'Oth day (l'f
April next, and that attendance will be given at
such offices for the purposes of receiving the rates
mentioned in the Assessment Lists.
A. L. DOPWELL,
Acting Colonial Treasurer,
1st February, 1955.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 26, 1955.-(No. 14).
Tenders for supplying Boulogne, Ashenden
and Maran Cocoa Stations with Poiting
Baskets (" Barrels") for growing Rooted
CIEALE..) tenders are invited to supply the Cocoa
SStai.ions with potting baskets, for the period(
15th Marcii-lS h Jnne, 1955.
Details of the design and type of basket will be
supplied on application to the Agricultural Officer
Tenderr should be submitted to tli Chairrman
Tenders l} arrl, St. George's, market Tender for
Supplying Potting Baskets ', iy 4.00 p.m. on the
3rd March, 1955.
Government does not bind itself fto accept th
lowest or any tender.
Chairman, Tenders Boanr.
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAND ACQUISI-
TION ORDINANCE, 1945. (NO. 3 of
In the Matter of a Declaration by the
Governor in Council that certain lands
situate in the Parish of Saint George in
the Island of Grenada are to be acquired
for a Public Purpose.
DECIARATION OF ACQUISITION OF LAND.
\ITHEREAS it is enacted by section 3 of the
S Land Acquisition Ordinance, 1945, (No. 3
of 1945), that if the Governor in Council considers
that any land should be acquired for a public
purpose he may c tuse a declaration to that effect
to he made :
AND WHEREAS it is considered by tie Governor
in Council that the land mentioned and described
in the Schedule hereto should be acquired for a
public purpose, to wit, for an aided self-help lhous-
Now, THEREFORE, IT Is HEREBY DECLARED
by His Excellency the Governor. acting after
consultation \with the Executive Council of the
Colony of Grenada, that upon the second publica-
tion of this Declaration in the Gazette, the land
mentioned and described in the Schedule hereto
s-hll be acquired for the above-mentioned purp o.es
and shall vest absolutely in the Crown.
AND IT Is HEREBY FURTHER DECLARED AND
NOTIFIED that a plan of the above-nmentioned land
may be inspected at all reasonable hours ati the
Government Office in the town of Saint George in
the said Colony.
A portion of land sil.1uate at PiaLusojouri in the
Parish o0 S;irlt CGeo'rg( i thu is.laind of :Grenada
reput'd to belong to Ni til)LAS XECKI ,E being in
area :16 acros :6p; o. ialely 13undcd on 1,he
North and South by other lauds of Beaus-j'our
Estate, on the East by the Main JiRoad, anfd n the
West by the s:a. Thi- alrea is in the -icinity
North of tile Medical \isiting Stiation, and is
commonly descriibd as T" e Fence".
Dated this 25t1)b day of February, C155.
V. AT-CGSTTS ALLEYNE,
.A,:lr Cl/er!, o the 1'.'i ct/rc ('oiict'/.
INCOME TAX ORDINANCE.
Income Tax Rules.
VOT CE is hereby ivein tiait Income Tax
S returns are required to be forwarded to the
Commissioners of Income Tax not later than the
3lsl lftaj, 1935, by every person whose income
from every source w\a;s:oever was over 1,'0S.00,
and every Company engaed in trade or business,
during the year 195-4.
2. The Income Tax Forms of Return must be
fully and correctly completed and should show
deductions claimed. Supporting vouchers, partic-
ularly Interest and Lile Insurance receipts, are
to be forwarded with the Returns.
3. Employers are requested to submit to the
Commissioner o' Income Tax not later than 31sl
March, 19.5j3, a list of employees whose incomes
were over S.3(i0.00 per annum during the year
4. Any person who inay not have received a
Form applicable to his or her particular case may
obtain such a form on application at the Income
Tax Office, St. George's, or' any District Revenue
5. Attention is invited to Section 59 of the
Ordinance which lays down that failure to comply
with any Rule made under the Ordinance is an
F. M. COARD,
Actini Comptroller, Income Tax.
The Income Tax Office,
3ir1 February, 19!55.
Two Vacant Posts of Chauffeurs,
Post Office Department.
4.PPLICATIONS are invited for the posts of
h1 Chauffeur in the Post Office Department.
2. The salary of the po-t, which is non-pension-
able, is at the rate of $'i00 per annum in the salary
scale U600 x $60-$720 per annum.
3. Applicants must be between the ages of 25
and 40 years and should be able to keep the Vans
and Engines in good condition.
(.IOVERNMEN'T GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 26, 19'.-(No. 14).
, 4. Candidates should state in tihcir applications
the :'.11., ,. inlorilnation:-
,) Standard of edtic.lion amd Sclhiools attended.
(f'! Past aid plrse-oil employn'it-t.
,) lxpcrienc' in work of 1siiil kinl to tihct
required in he post.
.5. Applicants sh, uild( also linrniih tu.tiinonials.
i. The successful candid ates wi!! be required to
astuiom diuttioe iiniediately In notticelaticn, and will
Tie on probation for a period of six months in the
j i'.q .. itlJ l;l;- e.
7. Appilcations sho'lh I),' addl ressed to the
Colonial Plostinrstcr and should reach hiiin no1t
1 ioer than ',sth 'e/brin r!, 9.95.5.
Race Meeting, Queen's Park,
11th and 12th April, 1955.
Regulation of Traffic-
)T virtue of the powers voyeso in tie undo(r
) Section 79 of the Motor Veiiiclei and Roadl
Traffic Ordinance, 1i38 I hereby order that after
1i a.m. on the llth and 1J-th daay, of April, 19-55:-
(i) All vehicles entering Queen's Park shall pro-
ceed by way (f ,Eminoulhcti-i IHoad, and
and enter thi Parh through the W\estern
(ii) All vehicles leaving Queen's Park shall
proceed by way of the Wooden B3ilge.
(ii) All Motor Lorries and Motor Omnibuses will
proceed direct to the parking area allotted
to them on the open space lying to the
East of the Race Track where they will set
down and take up passengers. The setting
down and taking up cf passengers elsewhere
in the Park is prohibited.
(iv) Vehicles will be prohibited from parking or
(a) On that portion of Melville Street and
the Enboucherie Road which lies between
their junction with the River Road and a
point on the Embouclerie Road situated
60 feet to the North of the Western
Entrance to Queen's Park.
(b) On that portion of the River Road which
lies between a point on the road situated
100 feet to the East of the \\.....l ,
Bridge at Queen's Park and its intersec-
tion with the Einboucherie Road.
2. Taxi and omnibus drivers are requested to
avoid drawing up their vehicles for the purpose of
setting doNwn or taking up passengers in the vicinity
of the entrance to and the exits front Queen's
Park after the hour of 11.30 a.m. on the 11th an]
12th days of April 1955.
J. B. U. AUSTIN, Lt.-Col.
ChiJef' of Police
Statement of Currency Note Circulation
in the British Caribbean Territories
(Eastern Group) on 1st February,
during December, 1954 British
Caribbean Currency Notes ..
Government Currency Notes
British Caribbean Currency Notes:
Trinidad & Tobago (includ-
ing Montserrat) ... -27,309,444.00
Barbados ... 5,535,6-I).0l
British (uiY na ... 13 811,927.00
Grenada ... J ,939,100.00
St. Vincent ... 329,4C0.00
St. Lucia ... 8(i2,000.00
1 ro inica ... 1,0! ,400.00
Antigua ... 1,423,300.0(
St. Kitts ... 1, 19,.00.()
Total British (Caribbean
Trinidad & Tobago
British (Guiina (overn-
ment Note Circulatiio
Bar!bados (ov\ ,rnNmcnt
Note Circulatio ...
Total Governmentl NoteL
L. S. SPENCE,
E'.ccultivc Col minssioner
British G ribbeon Currenicy Bo otd
British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Ch ambers,
PPLICAT1ONS are invited from suitably
I ij qualified persons for the post of Senior
Assistant Telephone Superintendent, St. Lucia,
2. The post is pensionable anw the salary is in
the scale $1,200 x !84--1,872 per annum. Trans-
port allowance in accordance with local regulations
is payable provided the officer keeps and maintains
a car for the performance of his duties. The
appointment will ba on probation for two years in
the first instance. The officer appointed will be
subject to the Colonial Regulations. Financial
Rules, General Orders aln such other orders as
may from time to time apply.
1 ,I IW,715.)00
72 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 26, 1955.-(No. 14.)
3. Candidates should have a secondary education 3. Candidates mui have had, a Secondary
and at least 5 year. experience in Telephony. L Education with a sound knowledge of Mathematics
They should also possess a good knowledge of the and English. They should also have a minimum
following :- of two years experience ;as :siFialtor-])rauglhtsian,
S. and an aggregate of not. not less than 3 yeavcs in
The principles of electriciiw: other phases of Pulblic Works such as Buildin
Common Battery System : Construction, Land Surveying a n Land DraiInage.
Conversion from Magneto to Common Battery i 4. The successful candidate will he requirii t1,
(C.B.); prepare estimates of cost and materials rotl
Installation and maintenance of all telephonic! drawings, and to maintain statistical records of
Construction Unnit Cositsi for \nc oIf all rate c I
equipment, including switch boards, electric Construction Unit Costs or work operations
motors, generators and secondary cells; and performed by the Department.
Splicing and maintenance of aerial and under- i Applications sliould 1)e adIressed to the
ground cables. Superintendent of Public Work-, Kingstown, St.
Experience in the handling and management of Vincent, 3.W.I., and should reach him not later
labour is also required. than 10th la[rch, 19.5j.
4. The person appointed will be under the direct Gt
supervision of the Telephone Superintendent and
should be able to carry on the management of the s aint Vincent.
Department in the event of his absence.
5. Applications, furnishing full details of ciualili-
cations and experience, together with two testi- GRENADA.
monials should be addressed to the Assistant In the Supreme Court of the Windward
Administrator and Establishment Officer, Govern- s ward
meant Office, St. Lucia to reach him not later than Islands and Leeward Islands.
2 hlt F'bruryh 1}5.5 .
.,n Suit No. ISH ol 1d .;3.
19th Flebr ary, 19o. 3.
CLAI;A STIN (;Il I/' /tilii.
Post of Estimator and Chief Draughts- I ,
man, Public Works Department,; CLIFFOID LIONEL .N 1 I -
St. Vincent, B.W.I. AND OTIITES f )f'/'l"t".
_Y Order dated the 719t/ d(a of Jlule, 19)1,
1) there will be offer.'d for sale at this office on
I PPLICATIONS are invited from suitably Friday, 4th March, 1'o.-, at noon, All that l t
1 qualified candidates for the post of Estimator o land containing Sixieen Hundred Square FIee,
and Chief Draughtsman, Public Works Deparlment, with building thereon situate at Grenville, St.
St. Vincent. Andrew's, Grenada, and bounderl as described in tin
Plan marked J annexed to an Indenture dated
2. The post which is non-pensionable, carries the Foo rti October, 195l between Charles L ois
a salary scale f $2,592 per annum rising by annual de Gale and others and thie Defendant .lulieu ali':
increments of i96 to S..l- per annum and the recorded P7X page 92.
point in this scale at which a suitable candidate The sale is subject to the usual condition f
will he appointed will depend on his qualifications sale a copy which can be seen a t this ollice
and experience. Consideration is being given to and to tho reduced reserve price of '.3,720.0).
making the post pensionable. Quarters are not
provided. Free passages for the successful candi- C. L. SCIPIO,
date and his wife and family wil be provided on D *l 7 71istrar.
appointment. A Transport Allowance of $732-00
per annum is payable if the appointee maintains Registrar's Office,
a motor car for official travelling. St. George's.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE; FEBRUARY 26, 1955.-'(No. 14).
31st December, 1951.
THE following memorandum on the subject of Cost-of-Living Index Figures, in so far a. the \orkiin
class families ire concerned, is published for general information.
JOHN R. DA13RIO
c__tin_ Iqibour O(licvir.
COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1954.
The Cost-of-Living Index for all items at the end of December, 1954, was 291, and the
following table shows the Cost-of-Living Index Figures at the end of each month as compared with
the basic year (August, 1939) taken as 100:-
Jan. Feb. IMarch April May
** I ...
Statistics for December, 1954.
Food: The average level of retail prices of those articles taken into account in the food group
was .3 points higher than 30th November, 1954, and 206% higher than at 1939. This increase was
due to an increase in the retail pries of sugar.
Rent: There has been no change recorded in the general level of the working-class renis.
Fuel and Cleaning: There was no change in the figure fcr this class during the period under
review. The increase of 163% on the 1939 prices shown in the figure for 30th November, 1954,
Clothing: Information collected from retailers indicated that at 31st December, 1954, the
average level of retail prices of clothing of the kinds generally bought by the working-class families
was the same as at 30th November, 1954, and 187% higher than at 1939.
All Others : There was no change in the prices of the articles under this group. The increase
of 87% on the 1939 prices shown in the figure for 30th November, 1954, remained unchanged.
All Items: If the average changes in the cost of all the foregoing items are combined in acco d-
ance with their relative importance in the 1939 working-class family expenditure, the resultant general
average increase at 31st December, 1934, wAs the same as at 30th November, 1954, and 191% higher
than at 1939.
All items ...
Food only ...
74 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY ,2 -1355.-(No. 11.)
Liquor Dealers' Licences Ordinance Chapter 123 and Sale of Produce Ordinance,
No. 24 of 1954.
NtOTTCE is hereby given that the undersigned Magistrate of the \WXesern District has appointed
F'ria1!l hllie .1/h d(a of March nox.r t at 9 o'clock in the forenoon at the Court House in the Town of
Gouyave as tde day, hour and place at which a Session will be held for granting Certificates for the
issue or renewal of licences in the Pariqs of St. John, for the remaining portion of the ye:r 1955, in
pursuance of the 1v,-ovisicns of the Liquor Licences Ordinance, Chapter 123 : and at the same time. and
place a Session will be held also for the granting of Licences as Dealers in Licensable Produce in the
Parishes of St. Mark's and St. John's, in pursuance of the Sale of Produce Ordinance, No. 24 of 1954.
All applications for such Licences must he sent in to the Magistrate in writing on or before the
21st day of IFeIn utari 1055.
\V. L. A.\CINTYRE,
.la i.'i.lrate. lVcstern Ditrict.
The Mfagistrate's Uffice,
17th January, 1955.
Particulars of Application for New Certificates.
Naine ,' Appl.'.it. Occupatin,. Residence. Description of premiMss ot glt to be licctne i.
Lorenzo A. .Japol ... Shopkeeper ... Wooden building situated at Central
Depradine Street, Gouyave, 0t. John's.
Mary Williams .. Proprietor ... Wall building situated at Concord, St.
Errol Grant ... Proprietor ... Wall building situated at St. Petor's Street,
F. R. CRAIG,
for .31a(1i;t, ate, l'estern District.
UNDER THE LIQUOR DEALERS' LICENCE ORDINANCE.
OTICE is horcby given that a Qtarterly Licensing Session for the Southern District for the
hearing of applications for the granting of Certificates, under this Ordinance, will be held at the
Court House, St. Gecrge's, on Friday the 18th day of March,.1955, at 9.00 o'clock in the forenoon.
Particulars of Applications for New Certihcates.
Name of Applicant. Occupation Residence. i Description of premises sought to be licenpedi
General Traders Ltd. ...Merchant Tyrrel Street Wall building at the Carenago.
Charles Harris ... Butcher Melville Streetl Stone building at Melville -Street.
David Slinger & Co. Ltd. Merchant Halifax and
Granby Str. Wall building at Halifax & Granhy Street.
Eileen Sylvester ... Shopkeeper Fontcnoy Wall building at Fontenoy, St. George's.
23rd February, 1955.
C. 11. LANGAIGNE,
fo; Majiirate, 'oithe'rn District.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 26, 1!).5.-(No. 14).
UNDER THE LIQUOR DEALERS LICENCE ORDINANCE.
)ARTICULARS, applications, for New 3Magistrate's Certificates for Licences in the Parish of
St. Mark to sell Intoxicaitin. Liquor under the provisions fo the Liquor Liceuces Ordinance,
Chapter 123 to be heard andl deteriimind at a Licensing Session to he held at the Court House, Victoria.
on Thuirslda., the 17th JMrch. 10.55, at 9 o'clock in the forenoon,
Particulars of Applications for New Certificates.
N; ie \f AppIlicarit (eiinpattin. 'Residence I)esc iptiin of pr1eilies soughel t to be licensed
Iocksley John ...I Shopkeeper Diamond Street Victoria St. Mark's Wall building.
Lennox Noel ... Slopkeeper Victoria Widl building at Victoria.
Magistrate's Office, W. L. MACINTYRE,
Victoria, Ma.i.htrate, Western, District.
24th February, 1955.
Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.
Current Advances for Nutmegs and Mace are as follows:
Green 9 Cents
Dry 13 do.
Cracked Grinders do.
Dried Whole Mace 60 do.
Dried Berolen Mace 30 do.
Mace Pickings 10 do,
In increasing the advances as above, the Board has taken cognisance of a general request from
producers for a larger advance though this may result in a lesser surplus at the end of the Nutmeg
F. C. HUGHES,
Date fixed 117h February, 1954.
P]11TNPPD BY THE GOVEINMEN'U
PRINTER AT TIlE (iOVE34MENT PRIMN[.'; OFFI'-,
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