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THE

VOL, LXXVIX.



125

KRPLISLANDS

GAZETTE
Bublished by Authority.



Notices.

For the purpose constituting Juve-
nile Courts for Magisterial Districts
“A” and ‘tB” in the Presidency of
Antigua, the Governor has been
please! to appoint, with effect from
the 15th June, 1951, the following
persons to be Assessors:—

St. John’s.

Miss NELLIE ROBINSON, M.B.E.
Mr. J. T. AMBROSE.

Bolans.

Mr. O. BIRD (Social Welfare Officer).
Mr. CLIFFORD PARKER.

Parham.

Mr. O. Birr (Social Welfare Officer).
Mrs. ERNEST GORDON.

All. Saints.

Mr. ARNOLD CHAMBERS.
Mrs. ALFRED JAMES.

Colonial Secretary’s Office,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigua.
6th June, 1951.
Ref. No.. 47/00105.

His Excellency the Governor in
Council has been pleased to re-appoint
Mr. STEPHEN GOMEZ a Member of the
Antigua Electricity Board for a term
of two years from 31st March, 1951.

Administrators Office,
Antigua.

2nd June, 1951.

Ref. No. A. 5776.

Nos ol:

Appointments and transfers, etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information :—

Dewar, R.A. F., Agricultural Assis-
tant, Agricultural Department,
Montserrat, resigned appointment.

May 31

MLE. 241.

Isues, Miss E. T., Student Nurse,
Glendon Hospital, Montserrat, ap-
pointed District Midwife, St. John,s
District, Montserrat. May 1

M.E. 201.

< 329.7297
LYSTL

SAMUEL, Miss, J., District Midwife,
St. John’s District, Montserrat,
transferred to Bethel District,
Montserrat,

M.E. 296.

WARNER, C. A., Police Corporal, Lee-
ward Islands Police Force, Mont-
serrat Division, appointed Keeper
of Prisons, Montserrat. June 1

M.E. 301.

The Secretary of State for the Colo-
nies has informed the Governor that
the KING will not be advised to
exercise his power of disallowance in
respect of the following Ordinance:—

St. Kitts-Nevis.

No. 11 of 1949, “The Building
Lots (Provision of Amenities) Ordi-
nance. 1949.”

C.8.0.M.P. 47/00007.

No. 53. =

The following Bill which is to be
introduced in the Legislative Council
of Antigua, is circulated with this
Gazette and forms part thereof :—

“The Central Library Ordinance,
Use”

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA 30th May, 1951.

LOVENS KEMISKE FABRIK
VEDA KONGSTED of 19 Bron-
shojvej, Copenhagen, Denmark have
applied for Registration of Two Trade
Marks consisting of the following:—

®) LEO
(}) LEOCILLIN

in Class 3, Medicinal Preparations.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Marks in
respect of the said goods for 42 years
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

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
Marks.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.

THURSDAY, 14Ts JUNE, 1951.

No. 34.

In the Matter of the estate of MIRIAM
CHARLES, late of the town of Basse=
terre in the Island of Saint Christo-
pher, deceased.

(UNREPRESENTED)

THERE will be sold by PUBLIC
AUCTION at SHAW AVENUE in
the said town of Basseterre on
THURSDAY the 28th day of JUNE,
1951, at the hour of 2 o’clock in the
afternoon ALL that one-room wooden
tenement with a drop shed and all
furniture and household effects be-
longing to the above-mentioned estate.

D. S. BROOKES,

Administrator of Estates,

SUBSCRIPTION RATES

Leeward Islands Gazette.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that, owing to the great increase
in the cost of paper and other printing
materials, it is necessary to increase
the rate of subscription.

The new rates will be as follows:—

$6.00 per annum (British
Commonwealth)

$7.20 per annum (Foreign,
including postage).

Commencing from Ist July, 1951,
the new rates will apply to persons
not listed at present as subscribers,
and from Ist January, 1952, the rates
will be applicable to all subscribers.

Subscribers and intending sub-
scribers are directed to note that
subscriptions are payable in advance,
and are therefore requested to pay
the respective amount well in advance
so as to insure despatch to them of
the desired issues.

All amounts should be made pay-
able to:—

THE SUPERINTENDENT,
Government Printing Office,
Leeward Islands,
Antigua.

Supt. of Printing Office.
May, 1951.



126
TRAFFIC NOTICE.



By virtue of the powers vested in
me under Section 78 of Antigua
Ordinance No. 5 of 1946, the follow-
ing directions have been given by me
to Police Officers for the purpose of
regulating traffic in the neighbour-
hood of the Supreme Court, St.
John’s.

No vehicles are to be allowed on,
and no pedestrians to loiter or remain
on those portions of the following
streets immediately surrounding the
Supreme Court:— Market Street,
Long Street, Church Street, Court
House Alley, between the hours of 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. daily (except Sun-
days) until further notice and com-
mencing 11th June, 1951.

J. R. A. BRANCH,
Traffic Commissioner.
ApliGhe rrae sles)

Notice is hereby given that a copy
of the list of the original Assessments
of the City Rate for 1951 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
Commissioners’ Office.

Notice is also hereby given that
amounts due for City Rate for the
year 1951 must be paid into the
Treasury by the 3lst day of August,
1951.

A. McP. TAYLOR,
Acting City Clerk.

City Commissioners’ Office,
Antigua,
21st May, 1951.
Ret. No. A. 580,

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

Applications are invited for follow-
ing posts in Public Works Department
St. Lucia:—

(1) Qualified Senior Surveyor on
two year contract with salary at the
rate of $2880 per annum,

Applicant should have not less than
3 years experience and should possess
knowledge of road location work.

(1) Junior Surveyor on two year
contract with salary at rate of $2040
per annum.

(2) Cost of Living allowance at the
rate of $256 per annum is payable.
No quarters provided.

(3) Appointments are subject to
Colonial Regulations and Local orders
in force and to taxation at local rates.

(4) Cost of passages for appointee
and family (up to a maximum of 5)
will be paid in first instance and on
completion of contract unless per-
son appointed relinquishes appoint-
ment before expiration of contract in
which case return passages will not
be paid.

(5) Applications should furnish full
details of qualifications and experience
accompanied by at least two testi-
monials and a certificate of medical
fitness and should be addressed to
reach the Administrator, St. Lucia,
not later than 16th June, 1951.

Administrator's Offiee,

Antigua.
Ist June, 1951.

[14 June, 1951.

Publications issued from the

Government Printing Offce,
Leeward Islands.

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
General Government.

No. 13 of 1951, “The Juvenile
Courts (Districts “A” and “B”)
Order, 1951”. 2 pp. Price 2d.

No. 15 of 1951, “ The Antibiotics
and Therapeutic Substances Regula-
tions, 1941”. 6 pp. Price 5d.

No. 16 of 1951, ‘‘ The Telecommu-
nications Rules, 1951.”
24 pp. Price 1s. 6d.

Antigua.

No. 3 of 1951, “ The Importation
of Animals (Amendment) Rules,
nO oiew Hin Demeee raced

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,









Antigua.
1947, 1948 1949 1950, 1951.
January ORO (em io mC meen EAA 3°60
February +B. ‘hy 6 20700 2 52 188
March “59 189 5 °B2 158 109
April “67 59 3540 24k 216
May 3°34 280 198 206 10°54
June 9th “76 131 1°00 WS MSR
990 998 15°61 1417 2059







a

14 June, 1951.] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 127

REGISTRY OF THE SUPREME Court,
ANTIGUA.
26th May 1051.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there will be a sitting of the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Islands held at the Court House in the City of Saint John’s in the
Island of Antigua on Friday the 15th day of June, 1951, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon for the purpose
~of hearing the undermentioned appeals.

All parties to the said appeals are required to take notice hereof.

Appellant.
Hezekiah Greenidge

Robert Simon
George Gordon }
James Roberts
Samuel White
Reginald Joseph
George Blake
Melanis Thomas
Samuel Lambert
Samuel Halstead

George Cephas

Mary King

Respondent.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.
Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.
Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst, Supt. Police.

By Order,

N. A. BerripGe,
Registrar of the Supreme Court
of the Windward Islands and

Leeward Islands .\ntigua Circuit.



128 THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. {14 June, 1951.
ORDER OF COMPETENT AUTHORITY.



Order made by the Competent Authority for the Presidency of Antigua under Regulation 50
of the Defence Regulations, 1989,as having effect by virtue of the Supplies and Services
(Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) (Colonies .
etc.) Order in Council, 19486, (Imp.) the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers)
Order, 1946, and the Supplies and Services Continuance Order, 1950 (Imp.).

No. 15 of 1951.
DEFENCE REGULATIONS, 1939.

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Control of Prices (Amendment No. 15)
Order, 1951, and shall be read together with the Control of Prices Order, 1944 (No. 9/1944), as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the Principal Order.

2. Amendment. List “A” of Part I of the Schedule to the !’rincipal Order is hereby
amended by the deletion of sub-items 4 (1) (d), 17 (6), 17 (@), 18 (2) (c) and 39 (6) (¢) and the sub-
stitution therefor of the sub-items bearing similar respective numbers as se! out in the Schedule hereto.

SCHEDULE.
Part i
ANTIGUA.
List A ”—Foodstufts, etc.



Item. Article. Wholesale Price. Retail Price.

4, Butter & Butter Substitutes—
(1) Table Butter
(d) Cow & Girl Brand (Australian)) £18 8. 54 per case of 100—-1 Ib. tins | 4/3} per 1 1b. tin

£17 14. 9} per case of 20--5 lb. tins | £1. 0. 7 per 5 lb. tin

17/9 per 5 1b. tins for not less than 4 tins

17. Meat, canned—
(b) Corned beef with cereal ...| £4 2. 9. per case of 485—12 oz. tins | 2/- per tin

(2d) Corned Beef ‘‘ Globe” ...| £6 12. 9. per case of 48--12 oz. tins | 3/24 per tin

18. Meat, pickled & salted——
(2) Pork, pickled & salted
(c) Pork Head Skins ...| £17 5. 64 per bri. of 200 Ib. 2/14 per lb.
1/10 per lb. for not less than 25 lb.

39. Vegetables—
(b) Potatoes—
(7) Canadian ...| £2 18. 2% per bri. of 160 lbs. 5d. per lb.

Dated the 13th day of June, 1951.









R. St. J. O:-Wayne,
Administrator,
Competent Authority.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN
Government Printer.—By! Authority.
1951,
[Price 3d.}.



No; of 1951. Central Library.

p ANTIQUA.
No. of 1951.

An Ordinance to make provision for the establish-
ment of a Central Library in the Presidency,

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governor and

Legislative Council of Antigua as follows;—

1. ‘This Ordinance may be cited as the
Central Library Ordinance, 1951.

2. The Governor, after consulting the
Board established under this Ordinance, may
establish and maintain, out of the Library facilities
known as the Publie Library established under
the Public Library Ordinance, 1907, and such
- funds as may be available to him for that purpose,
auch library facilities to be called ‘‘ The Central
Library of Antigua” as in his opinion are desirable
in order to further the provision of an efficient
public library service throughout the Presidency
and may enter into mutual «arrangements with
other official and unofficial libraries within and
without the Presidency.

8. The Governor may appoint a Librarian
and such other Officers and servants as he may
deem fit, for the purpore of carrying out this
Ordinance at such salaries as he may, with the
consent of the Legislative Council, from time to
time direct,

ANTIGUA,

Short title.

Establishment
of Central
Library.

4/1907,

Appointment
of Librarian,
Officers and
ser: ants,



ANTIGUA.

Central

2 Central Library. No; oR 1S
4. (1) For the purpose of this Ordinance

Library Board. there shall be established a Board to be styled the

Chairman of
Board,

Meeting of
Board,

Central Library Board hereinnfter called: ‘the
Board”? and composed of members nominated by
the Governor and of such other members as ma
be co-opted by the Board under subsection (2) of
this section.

(2) The Board may, with the approval of the
Governor, co-opt as members, for a stated period
not exceeding twelve months, persons with expert
knowledge of experience required by the Board in
the discharge of its duties. The total number of
members thus co-opted shal] not excced three.

(3) The period of service of members of the
Board nominated by the Governor shall be two
years, but any member may be renominated by
the Governor.

(4) Any member of the Board may resign

his seat by letter addressed to the Governor, and

the Governor may at any time revoke any nomina-
tion which he has made.

(5) Any member of the Board who has
not, on the 31st day of December in each vear,
attended at least one-third of the meetings of the
Board during the preceding twelve montis or

‘during his tenure of office in such months, shall

be considered to have vacated his seat on the
Board, unless he has been absent owing to: ill-
health or with. the leave of the Governor.

(6) In case of the absence on leave or owing
to ill-health of any member of the Board, the
Governor may appoint any’ person suitably quali-
fied to act in his stead.

5. The Chairman of the Board shall be
nominated by the Governor. If he be absent
from any meeting, the Board may elect one of
its members as Chairman of that meeting.

6. (1) The Board shall meet at such times
as may be necessary or expedient for transacting
its' business,



No. of 1951. Central Library. 3

(2) The Chairman may at any time summon
a meeting of the Board and ona requisition by
any three members he shall summon a meeting.
Such requisition shall state the object for which
the meeting is required to be summoned.

(3) Decisions of the Board may -be taken at
meetings or, in cases in which the Chairman shall
so direct, by the recording of the opinions of
members on papers circulated among them. The
Chairman may direct that papers shall not be
circulated to any member who through interest,
illness, absence from the Presidency or otherwise
is, in the opinion of the Chairman, incapacitated
from voting on such papers.

(4) The quorum of the Board at any meeting
or for the purpose of voting on papers circulated
shall be three.

(5) The decisions of the Board shall be by
the majority of votes. The Chairman shall have
an original vote and iu any case in which the
voting is equal he shall have a second or casting
vote.

(6) The Librarian, or in his absence any
other suitable person appoiuted under section 3 of
this Ordinance, shall be Secretary to the Board
and shall attend each meeting of the Board and
may speak but shall have no vote.

7. The Board shall be primarily a consulta-
tive body constituted to advise on any matter
which concerns the Central Library of Antigua or
public libraries generally and which the Governor
may include within its seope.

8. The functions of the Board shall be—

(a) to advise the Governor in regard to
public library policy and principles and_ to
submit its views on any question concerning
public libraries which the Governor may refer
to it or on any aspect of public library policy
or administration which in its opinion requires
attention.

ANTIGUA,

Status of
Board.

Functions of
Board.



ANTIGUA.

_ Regulations.

Financial,

Recovery of
penalties.

Cap. 61.

4 Central Library. No. ° of 1501,

(b) to undertake such executive duties
as the Governor may from time to time
impose, either indefinitely or for a stated
period.

9. The Governor in Council, after consult-
ing the Board, may make regulations for regula-
ting the use by any person or body of persons of
the library facilities provided under this Ordinance,
for prescribing the duties and powers of the
Librarian and other officers and servants appointed
under this Ordinance, and generally for carrying
out the purposes of this Ordinance, and may
attach to the breach of any such regulation
a penalty not exceeding ten dollars recoverable on
summary conviction.

10. The expenses of ‘carrying out this
Ordinance shall be defrayed out of—

(a) such moneys as may from time to
time be appropriated for the purpose by the
Legislative Council out of the general revenue
of the Presidency ;

(b) penalties and fines imposed and re-
covered under the provisions of any regula-
tions made under this Ordinance;

(c) gifts, grants, subscriptions and_be-
quests derived from any public or private
source. ;

11. (1) All penalties and fines imposed by
regulations made under the provisions of this
Ordinance shall be recoverable in the manner
provided by the Magistrate’s Code of Procedure
Act, and proceedings may be instituted ond
conducted by the Librarian or by any person
authorised by the Board either generally or for
any particular proceedings.

(2) All penalties and fines received by a
Magistrate under this Ordinance shall be paid by
him to the Librarian.



No. of 1951. Central Library. 5 ANTIGUA.

12. The Public Library Ordinance, 1907, Repeal 4/1907.
is hereby repealed.

President.
. Passed the Legislative Council this day
of 1951.

Clerk of the Council.

\ OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is, consequent on the re-organi-
sation of the Public Library and the institution of.a free
service, to repeal the Public Library Ordinance, 1907, and
‘to replace it with an Ordinance along the lines of that
adopted in other West Indian Colonies.

C. A. K&ewsicx,
Crown Attorney.



ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLacKMAN, Government Printer—By Authority.
1951.
—-130—6.51. [ Price 4d.}



Full Text


THE

VOL, LXXVIX.



125

KRPLISLANDS

GAZETTE
Bublished by Authority.



Notices.

For the purpose constituting Juve-
nile Courts for Magisterial Districts
“A” and ‘tB” in the Presidency of
Antigua, the Governor has been
please! to appoint, with effect from
the 15th June, 1951, the following
persons to be Assessors:—

St. John’s.

Miss NELLIE ROBINSON, M.B.E.
Mr. J. T. AMBROSE.

Bolans.

Mr. O. BIRD (Social Welfare Officer).
Mr. CLIFFORD PARKER.

Parham.

Mr. O. Birr (Social Welfare Officer).
Mrs. ERNEST GORDON.

All. Saints.

Mr. ARNOLD CHAMBERS.
Mrs. ALFRED JAMES.

Colonial Secretary’s Office,
Leeward Islands,
at Antigua.
6th June, 1951.
Ref. No.. 47/00105.

His Excellency the Governor in
Council has been pleased to re-appoint
Mr. STEPHEN GOMEZ a Member of the
Antigua Electricity Board for a term
of two years from 31st March, 1951.

Administrators Office,
Antigua.

2nd June, 1951.

Ref. No. A. 5776.

Nos ol:

Appointments and transfers, etc.,
in the public service, with effect from
the dates stated, are published for
general information :—

Dewar, R.A. F., Agricultural Assis-
tant, Agricultural Department,
Montserrat, resigned appointment.

May 31

MLE. 241.

Isues, Miss E. T., Student Nurse,
Glendon Hospital, Montserrat, ap-
pointed District Midwife, St. John,s
District, Montserrat. May 1

M.E. 201.

< 329.7297
LYSTL

SAMUEL, Miss, J., District Midwife,
St. John’s District, Montserrat,
transferred to Bethel District,
Montserrat,

M.E. 296.

WARNER, C. A., Police Corporal, Lee-
ward Islands Police Force, Mont-
serrat Division, appointed Keeper
of Prisons, Montserrat. June 1

M.E. 301.

The Secretary of State for the Colo-
nies has informed the Governor that
the KING will not be advised to
exercise his power of disallowance in
respect of the following Ordinance:—

St. Kitts-Nevis.

No. 11 of 1949, “The Building
Lots (Provision of Amenities) Ordi-
nance. 1949.”

C.8.0.M.P. 47/00007.

No. 53. =

The following Bill which is to be
introduced in the Legislative Council
of Antigua, is circulated with this
Gazette and forms part thereof :—

“The Central Library Ordinance,
Use”

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA 30th May, 1951.

LOVENS KEMISKE FABRIK
VEDA KONGSTED of 19 Bron-
shojvej, Copenhagen, Denmark have
applied for Registration of Two Trade
Marks consisting of the following:—

®) LEO
(}) LEOCILLIN

in Class 3, Medicinal Preparations.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Marks in
respect of the said goods for 42 years
before the date of their said Applica-
tion.

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
Marks.

N. A. BERRIDGE,
Registrar of Trade Marks.

THURSDAY, 14Ts JUNE, 1951.

No. 34.

In the Matter of the estate of MIRIAM
CHARLES, late of the town of Basse=
terre in the Island of Saint Christo-
pher, deceased.

(UNREPRESENTED)

THERE will be sold by PUBLIC
AUCTION at SHAW AVENUE in
the said town of Basseterre on
THURSDAY the 28th day of JUNE,
1951, at the hour of 2 o’clock in the
afternoon ALL that one-room wooden
tenement with a drop shed and all
furniture and household effects be-
longing to the above-mentioned estate.

D. S. BROOKES,

Administrator of Estates,

SUBSCRIPTION RATES

Leeward Islands Gazette.

It is notified for general informa-
tion that, owing to the great increase
in the cost of paper and other printing
materials, it is necessary to increase
the rate of subscription.

The new rates will be as follows:—

$6.00 per annum (British
Commonwealth)

$7.20 per annum (Foreign,
including postage).

Commencing from Ist July, 1951,
the new rates will apply to persons
not listed at present as subscribers,
and from Ist January, 1952, the rates
will be applicable to all subscribers.

Subscribers and intending sub-
scribers are directed to note that
subscriptions are payable in advance,
and are therefore requested to pay
the respective amount well in advance
so as to insure despatch to them of
the desired issues.

All amounts should be made pay-
able to:—

THE SUPERINTENDENT,
Government Printing Office,
Leeward Islands,
Antigua.

Supt. of Printing Office.
May, 1951.
126
TRAFFIC NOTICE.



By virtue of the powers vested in
me under Section 78 of Antigua
Ordinance No. 5 of 1946, the follow-
ing directions have been given by me
to Police Officers for the purpose of
regulating traffic in the neighbour-
hood of the Supreme Court, St.
John’s.

No vehicles are to be allowed on,
and no pedestrians to loiter or remain
on those portions of the following
streets immediately surrounding the
Supreme Court:— Market Street,
Long Street, Church Street, Court
House Alley, between the hours of 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. daily (except Sun-
days) until further notice and com-
mencing 11th June, 1951.

J. R. A. BRANCH,
Traffic Commissioner.
ApliGhe rrae sles)

Notice is hereby given that a copy
of the list of the original Assessments
of the City Rate for 1951 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
Commissioners’ Office.

Notice is also hereby given that
amounts due for City Rate for the
year 1951 must be paid into the
Treasury by the 3lst day of August,
1951.

A. McP. TAYLOR,
Acting City Clerk.

City Commissioners’ Office,
Antigua,
21st May, 1951.
Ret. No. A. 580,

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

Applications are invited for follow-
ing posts in Public Works Department
St. Lucia:—

(1) Qualified Senior Surveyor on
two year contract with salary at the
rate of $2880 per annum,

Applicant should have not less than
3 years experience and should possess
knowledge of road location work.

(1) Junior Surveyor on two year
contract with salary at rate of $2040
per annum.

(2) Cost of Living allowance at the
rate of $256 per annum is payable.
No quarters provided.

(3) Appointments are subject to
Colonial Regulations and Local orders
in force and to taxation at local rates.

(4) Cost of passages for appointee
and family (up to a maximum of 5)
will be paid in first instance and on
completion of contract unless per-
son appointed relinquishes appoint-
ment before expiration of contract in
which case return passages will not
be paid.

(5) Applications should furnish full
details of qualifications and experience
accompanied by at least two testi-
monials and a certificate of medical
fitness and should be addressed to
reach the Administrator, St. Lucia,
not later than 16th June, 1951.

Administrator's Offiee,

Antigua.
Ist June, 1951.

[14 June, 1951.

Publications issued from the

Government Printing Offce,
Leeward Islands.

STATUTORY RULES & ORDERS.
General Government.

No. 13 of 1951, “The Juvenile
Courts (Districts “A” and “B”)
Order, 1951”. 2 pp. Price 2d.

No. 15 of 1951, “ The Antibiotics
and Therapeutic Substances Regula-
tions, 1941”. 6 pp. Price 5d.

No. 16 of 1951, ‘‘ The Telecommu-
nications Rules, 1951.”
24 pp. Price 1s. 6d.

Antigua.

No. 3 of 1951, “ The Importation
of Animals (Amendment) Rules,
nO oiew Hin Demeee raced

RAINFALL FIGURES.

Central Experiment Station,









Antigua.
1947, 1948 1949 1950, 1951.
January ORO (em io mC meen EAA 3°60
February +B. ‘hy 6 20700 2 52 188
March “59 189 5 °B2 158 109
April “67 59 3540 24k 216
May 3°34 280 198 206 10°54
June 9th “76 131 1°00 WS MSR
990 998 15°61 1417 2059




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14 June, 1951.] THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 127

REGISTRY OF THE SUPREME Court,
ANTIGUA.
26th May 1051.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there will be a sitting of the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Islands held at the Court House in the City of Saint John’s in the
Island of Antigua on Friday the 15th day of June, 1951, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon for the purpose
~of hearing the undermentioned appeals.

All parties to the said appeals are required to take notice hereof.

Appellant.
Hezekiah Greenidge

Robert Simon
George Gordon }
James Roberts
Samuel White
Reginald Joseph
George Blake
Melanis Thomas
Samuel Lambert
Samuel Halstead

George Cephas

Mary King

Respondent.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.
Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.
Arthur J. Bowry,

Asst. Supt. Police.

Arthur J. Bowry,
Asst, Supt. Police.

By Order,

N. A. BerripGe,
Registrar of the Supreme Court
of the Windward Islands and

Leeward Islands .\ntigua Circuit.
128 THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. {14 June, 1951.
ORDER OF COMPETENT AUTHORITY.



Order made by the Competent Authority for the Presidency of Antigua under Regulation 50
of the Defence Regulations, 1989,as having effect by virtue of the Supplies and Services
(Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) (Colonies .
etc.) Order in Council, 19486, (Imp.) the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers)
Order, 1946, and the Supplies and Services Continuance Order, 1950 (Imp.).

No. 15 of 1951.
DEFENCE REGULATIONS, 1939.

1. Short Title. This Order may be cited as the Control of Prices (Amendment No. 15)
Order, 1951, and shall be read together with the Control of Prices Order, 1944 (No. 9/1944), as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the Principal Order.

2. Amendment. List “A” of Part I of the Schedule to the !’rincipal Order is hereby
amended by the deletion of sub-items 4 (1) (d), 17 (6), 17 (@), 18 (2) (c) and 39 (6) (¢) and the sub-
stitution therefor of the sub-items bearing similar respective numbers as se! out in the Schedule hereto.

SCHEDULE.
Part i
ANTIGUA.
List A ”—Foodstufts, etc.



Item. Article. Wholesale Price. Retail Price.

4, Butter & Butter Substitutes—
(1) Table Butter
(d) Cow & Girl Brand (Australian)) £18 8. 54 per case of 100—-1 Ib. tins | 4/3} per 1 1b. tin

£17 14. 9} per case of 20--5 lb. tins | £1. 0. 7 per 5 lb. tin

17/9 per 5 1b. tins for not less than 4 tins

17. Meat, canned—
(b) Corned beef with cereal ...| £4 2. 9. per case of 485—12 oz. tins | 2/- per tin

(2d) Corned Beef ‘‘ Globe” ...| £6 12. 9. per case of 48--12 oz. tins | 3/24 per tin

18. Meat, pickled & salted——
(2) Pork, pickled & salted
(c) Pork Head Skins ...| £17 5. 64 per bri. of 200 Ib. 2/14 per lb.
1/10 per lb. for not less than 25 lb.

39. Vegetables—
(b) Potatoes—
(7) Canadian ...| £2 18. 2% per bri. of 160 lbs. 5d. per lb.

Dated the 13th day of June, 1951.









R. St. J. O:-Wayne,
Administrator,
Competent Authority.

ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E. M. BLACKMAN
Government Printer.—By! Authority.
1951,
[Price 3d.}.
No; of 1951. Central Library.

p ANTIQUA.
No. of 1951.

An Ordinance to make provision for the establish-
ment of a Central Library in the Presidency,

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governor and

Legislative Council of Antigua as follows;—

1. ‘This Ordinance may be cited as the
Central Library Ordinance, 1951.

2. The Governor, after consulting the
Board established under this Ordinance, may
establish and maintain, out of the Library facilities
known as the Publie Library established under
the Public Library Ordinance, 1907, and such
- funds as may be available to him for that purpose,
auch library facilities to be called ‘‘ The Central
Library of Antigua” as in his opinion are desirable
in order to further the provision of an efficient
public library service throughout the Presidency
and may enter into mutual «arrangements with
other official and unofficial libraries within and
without the Presidency.

8. The Governor may appoint a Librarian
and such other Officers and servants as he may
deem fit, for the purpore of carrying out this
Ordinance at such salaries as he may, with the
consent of the Legislative Council, from time to
time direct,

ANTIGUA,

Short title.

Establishment
of Central
Library.

4/1907,

Appointment
of Librarian,
Officers and
ser: ants,
ANTIGUA.

Central

2 Central Library. No; oR 1S
4. (1) For the purpose of this Ordinance

Library Board. there shall be established a Board to be styled the

Chairman of
Board,

Meeting of
Board,

Central Library Board hereinnfter called: ‘the
Board”? and composed of members nominated by
the Governor and of such other members as ma
be co-opted by the Board under subsection (2) of
this section.

(2) The Board may, with the approval of the
Governor, co-opt as members, for a stated period
not exceeding twelve months, persons with expert
knowledge of experience required by the Board in
the discharge of its duties. The total number of
members thus co-opted shal] not excced three.

(3) The period of service of members of the
Board nominated by the Governor shall be two
years, but any member may be renominated by
the Governor.

(4) Any member of the Board may resign

his seat by letter addressed to the Governor, and

the Governor may at any time revoke any nomina-
tion which he has made.

(5) Any member of the Board who has
not, on the 31st day of December in each vear,
attended at least one-third of the meetings of the
Board during the preceding twelve montis or

‘during his tenure of office in such months, shall

be considered to have vacated his seat on the
Board, unless he has been absent owing to: ill-
health or with. the leave of the Governor.

(6) In case of the absence on leave or owing
to ill-health of any member of the Board, the
Governor may appoint any’ person suitably quali-
fied to act in his stead.

5. The Chairman of the Board shall be
nominated by the Governor. If he be absent
from any meeting, the Board may elect one of
its members as Chairman of that meeting.

6. (1) The Board shall meet at such times
as may be necessary or expedient for transacting
its' business,
No. of 1951. Central Library. 3

(2) The Chairman may at any time summon
a meeting of the Board and ona requisition by
any three members he shall summon a meeting.
Such requisition shall state the object for which
the meeting is required to be summoned.

(3) Decisions of the Board may -be taken at
meetings or, in cases in which the Chairman shall
so direct, by the recording of the opinions of
members on papers circulated among them. The
Chairman may direct that papers shall not be
circulated to any member who through interest,
illness, absence from the Presidency or otherwise
is, in the opinion of the Chairman, incapacitated
from voting on such papers.

(4) The quorum of the Board at any meeting
or for the purpose of voting on papers circulated
shall be three.

(5) The decisions of the Board shall be by
the majority of votes. The Chairman shall have
an original vote and iu any case in which the
voting is equal he shall have a second or casting
vote.

(6) The Librarian, or in his absence any
other suitable person appoiuted under section 3 of
this Ordinance, shall be Secretary to the Board
and shall attend each meeting of the Board and
may speak but shall have no vote.

7. The Board shall be primarily a consulta-
tive body constituted to advise on any matter
which concerns the Central Library of Antigua or
public libraries generally and which the Governor
may include within its seope.

8. The functions of the Board shall be—

(a) to advise the Governor in regard to
public library policy and principles and_ to
submit its views on any question concerning
public libraries which the Governor may refer
to it or on any aspect of public library policy
or administration which in its opinion requires
attention.

ANTIGUA,

Status of
Board.

Functions of
Board.
ANTIGUA.

_ Regulations.

Financial,

Recovery of
penalties.

Cap. 61.

4 Central Library. No. ° of 1501,

(b) to undertake such executive duties
as the Governor may from time to time
impose, either indefinitely or for a stated
period.

9. The Governor in Council, after consult-
ing the Board, may make regulations for regula-
ting the use by any person or body of persons of
the library facilities provided under this Ordinance,
for prescribing the duties and powers of the
Librarian and other officers and servants appointed
under this Ordinance, and generally for carrying
out the purposes of this Ordinance, and may
attach to the breach of any such regulation
a penalty not exceeding ten dollars recoverable on
summary conviction.

10. The expenses of ‘carrying out this
Ordinance shall be defrayed out of—

(a) such moneys as may from time to
time be appropriated for the purpose by the
Legislative Council out of the general revenue
of the Presidency ;

(b) penalties and fines imposed and re-
covered under the provisions of any regula-
tions made under this Ordinance;

(c) gifts, grants, subscriptions and_be-
quests derived from any public or private
source. ;

11. (1) All penalties and fines imposed by
regulations made under the provisions of this
Ordinance shall be recoverable in the manner
provided by the Magistrate’s Code of Procedure
Act, and proceedings may be instituted ond
conducted by the Librarian or by any person
authorised by the Board either generally or for
any particular proceedings.

(2) All penalties and fines received by a
Magistrate under this Ordinance shall be paid by
him to the Librarian.
No. of 1951. Central Library. 5 ANTIGUA.

12. The Public Library Ordinance, 1907, Repeal 4/1907.
is hereby repealed.

President.
. Passed the Legislative Council this day
of 1951.

Clerk of the Council.

\ OBJECTS AND REASONS.

The object of this Bill is, consequent on the re-organi-
sation of the Public Library and the institution of.a free
service, to repeal the Public Library Ordinance, 1907, and
‘to replace it with an Ordinance along the lines of that
adopted in other West Indian Colonies.

C. A. K&ewsicx,
Crown Attorney.



ANTIGUA.
Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands,
by E. M. BLacKMAN, Government Printer—By Authority.
1951.
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