THURSDAY, 1ST JUNE, 1950.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE
BALDWIN OF 'BEWDLEY, Governor.
WHEREAS by section 7 of the Bank Holidays Act (Cap. 114) it is enacted that it shall be lawful for the Governor with the advice of the Executive Council of the Leeward Islands, from time to time, when it is made to appear to him in Council, in ony special case, that in any year it is inexpedient that a day by the said Act appointed a bank holiday should be a bank holiday, to declare that such day shall not in such year be a bank holiday, and to appoint such other day as to him in Council may seem fit to be a bank holiday instead of such day, and that thereupon the day so appointed shial in such year be substituted for the day originally appointed by the said Act:
AND WHEREAS it is inexpedient that the celebration of the anniversary of the birth of Our Sovereign Lord the King should be observed in this year on the day appointed by the said Act.
NOW, THEREFORE, I do hereby, by and with the advice of the Executive Council of the Leeward Islands and in exercise of the powers conferred by the said Act, declare that the day appointed by the said Act as a bank holiday in celebration of the anniversary of the birth of our Sovereign Lord the King shall not in this year be a bank holiday throughout the Colony and appoint Thursday the eighth day of June, 1950, as a special day to be reserved and kept as a bank holiday throughout the Colony of the Leeward Islands, instead of such day.
And all His Majesty's loving subjects in the said Colony and all others
-whom it may concern are hereby required to take due notice hereof and to give their ready obedience accordingly.
GIVEN at the Government House,
Antigua, this 30th day of May, 1950, and in the fourteenth year
of His Majesty's reign.
GOD SAVE THE KING!
His Excellency the Governor will be leaving Antigua for the United Kingdom on Saturday next. June 3rd at approximately 6 p.m. He will be sailing on the 8.8. Gascoigne of the French Line.
Private Secretary's Office, Government House,
30th May, 1950.
It is announced for general information that the Secretary of State has approved that, consequent upon the departure of Lord BALDWIN the Hon. P. D. MACDONALD will act as Governor and the Hon. J. C. WOODING, K.C., Attorney General, w ill act conjointly as Colonial Secretary.
31st May, 1950.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. MCWELLING TODMAN to be an Income Tax Commissioner, Virgin Islands from the 22nd May, 1950.
Colonial Secretary's Ofice,
25th May, 1950.
C.S.O. M.P. 8570.
Appointments and transfers, etc, in the public service, with effect from the dates stated, are published for general information:DUBIQUE, Miss L., Nurse in Training,
Holberton Hospital, Antigua, to be Senior Nurse, Holberton Hospital,
Antigua. May 1
FLEMMING, P., P.O. Cl. I, Country
Board of Health, Antigua, to be Chief Petty Officer, Magistrate's
Apr. 1, 1949
FRANCIS, Miss L., Senior Nurse,
Holberton Hospital, Antigua, to be Staff Nurse, Holberton Hospital,
Antigua. May 1
GREENAWAY, C. E., Junior Clerk,
Agricultural Department, Antigua, to be Senior Agricultural Instructor, Agricultural Department, Antigua. Jan. 1
HENRY, R. E., Postmaster, Antigua,
to act Treasurer, A n t i g u a and Federal Treasurer, May 24 to December 15 inclusive
MATTHEW, J., to be Engineer, Treasury, Antigua. May 15
THOMPSON, Hon. E. A., Treasurer,
Antigua and Federal Treasurer, vacation leave from May 24th to be followed by overseas leave 3rd June to 15th December, inclusive.
TONGE, L., P.O. Cl. II, Central Lunatic Asylum, Antigua, to be P.O.
Cl. I, Country Board of Health,
Antigua. Apr. 14, 1949
VIEIRA, C. K. G., to be Protection
Officer, Agricultural Department,
Antigua. Jan. 1
WALLING, S. L., Principal, Post Office,
Antigua, to act Postmaster, Antigua May 24 t o December 15
CONFIRMATION OF ORDINANCES,
The Secretary of State for the Colonies has informed the Governor that the KING will not be advised to exercise his power of disallowance of the undermentioned Bills:Leeward Islands.
No. 3 of 1949, " The Aliens Land Holding Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1949."
No. 9 of 1949, "The Charlestown. Limits Ordinance, 1949."
The following Statutory Rule and Order is circulated with this Gazette and forms part thereof:General Government.
No. 12 of 1950, "The Virgin Islands Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1950."
T1L E RDISLAN-DS
THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.
Publications issued from the Government Printing Office,
STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
No. 5 of 1950, "The Landing of Animals Prohibition Order, 1950."
1 pp. Price Id.
No. 6 of 1950, "The Landing of Animal Products Prohibition Regulations, 1950." 1 pp. Price Id.
TRADE MARKS OFFICE,'
ANTIGUA, 3rd May. 195-0.
UNION CARBIDE AND CARBON CORPORATION of 30 East and 42nd Street, New York, U.S.A., have applied for Registration of one Trade Mark consisting of the following:in Class 8 viz. Elect-ic dry batteries.
The Applicants claim that they have used the said Trade Mark in respect of the said goods for eighteen months before the date of the said Application.
Any person may within three months from the date of the first. appearance of this Advertisement in the Leeward Islands Gazette, give notice in duplicate at the Trade Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition to registration of the said Trade Mark.
N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Trade Mark&
In the matter of the estate of REBECCA
PHILLIP late of the town of Basseterre in the Island of Saint Christopher, ceased.
There will be sold by PUBLIC AUCTION at Upper Market Street in the town of Basseterre on Friday the 16th day of June, 1950, at the hour of 2 o'clock in the afternoon ALL that wooden tenment comprising two rooms and a drop shed standing upon lands of one CLARA JESSUP in Upper Market Street and belonging to the above mentioned estate.
Ad iinistrator of Estates.
Notice is hereby given that a copy of the list of the original Assessments of the City Rate for 1950 to which objections have been taken and alterations made thereto by the City Commissioners has this day been posted up on the outer door of the Treasury and may be seen at the City Commissioner's Office.
Notice is also hereby given that all amounts due for City Rate for the year 1950 must be paid into the Treasury by the 31st day of August, 1950.
W. L. MAGUIRE, City clerk.
City Commissioner's Of/ice,
25th May, 1950.
Central Experiment Station, Antigua.
January February March April
1947. '1948. 1949. 19 50. 3*97 2-82 1-50 5*41 '57 -57 2-07 2-52
-59 1-89 5-52 1-58
-67 -51 3-54 2-44
May 27th S'33 2-43 1'98 2-06
9.13 8-30 14-61 14-01
SUGAR FACTORIES OUTPUT TO 'MAY 27, 1950.
Tons of cane handled Tons of sugar produced Hours out of cane
During Season* 138,141-55 16,467-14 151'23
ST. K During week. 14,969-45 1,974
2 55,064-8 29,743
Season commenced 24th January, 1950. 1 Season commenced 23rd January, 1950.
Printed at the Government rioting Office, Leaward Isands, by E. M. BLACKMAN.
Acting Government Printer.-By Authority.
STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS.
1950, No. 12.
THE VIRGIN ISLANDS JURORS (ALLOWANCEs) RULES, 1950,
DATED MAY 30, 1950, MADE BY THE GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL
UNDER SECTION 47 OF THE JURY ACT, (CAP. 56).
1. Short Title. These Rules may be cited as the Virgin Islands Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1950.
2. Jurors Allowances. (1) Every juror residing in Tortola and attending the Circuit Court in the Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the trial of criminal causes in pursuance of a summons under the Jury Act shall be entitled to receive as compensation for loss of time an allowance of one dollar and thirty-seven cents a day or part of a day for each day he is required to attend and does attend a session.
(2) Every such Juror shall be paid a travelling allowance of nine cents for every mile or part of a mile travelled to and from the Court exclusive of the first mile to and from the Court House.
3. Rescission. The Virgin Islands Jurors (Allowances) Rules, 1949, (S. R. & 0. 1949, No. 39) are hereby rescinded.
Made by the Governor in Council this 30th day of May, 1950.
A. E. PENN,
Clerk of the Council.
Printed at the Government Printing Offioe, Leew4ard Islands,
by E. M. BLACKMAN, Acting Government Printer.-By Authority, 1950.
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