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GAZETTE.
Published by Authority.

VOL. UXXXH. THURSDAY, llra MARCH, 1954.



LEEWARD ISLANDS.

SAINT CHRISTOPHER, NEVIS AND ANGUILLA

1954, No. 5.





PROCLAMATION DATED Marcu 5, 1954, DECLARING
TULED THE APPROPRIATION (1954) ORDINANCE,
EFFECT.

A PROCLAMATION.

Kk. W. BiacksurNeE, °
Governor.

WHEREAS by section 113 (2) (a) of the Leeward Islands Act,
1871 it is provided, inter alia, that if the Governor shall consider that
it is expedient in the interests of public order, public faith or of good
government that any Bill introduced in the Island Council of any
Presidency should have effect, and that if such Island Council shall fail
to pass such Bill within such time and in such form as the Governor
may think reasonable and expedient, the Governor, at any time in his
discretion, may, notwithstanding any provisions of the said Act or of
any other law in force in such Presidency or of any Standing Orders of
such Island Council, declare that such Bill shall have effect as if it had
been passed by such Island Council with such amendments as the
Governor shall think fit which have been moved or proposed in such
Island Council or any Committee thereof; and that thereupon the said
Bill shall have effect as if it has been passed by such Island Council:

AND WHEREAS a draft Bill intituled the Appropriation (1954)
Ordinance, 1953 (hereinafter referred to as “ the said Bill”) was intro-
duced in the Legislative Council of Saint Christopher Nevis and
Anguilla at a meeting thereof held on the 23rd day of December, 1953,
read a third time and passed the said Council with the following
amendments, that is to say—

(a) In clause 1, between the word “ Appropriation *
word “ Ordinance ” the following was inserted—

« (1954) ”.

(6) In the fourth line of clause 2, the words “twenty-eight ”
were substituted for the words “thirty six” and the word “nine”
was substituted for the word “one”. In the fifth line of the said
clause, the word “twenty ” was substituted for the word “thirty”.

(c) In the second line of clause 8, the words “ twenty-eight ”
were substituted for “thirty-six”, the word “nine” was substi-
tuted for the word “‘one”’ and the word “twenty ” was substituted
for the word ‘thirty ”.

(d) In the schedule, the amount opposite to the Head “I”
and Service “Charges on Account of Public Debt” was changed
from “10446” to “3726”: the amount opposite to the Head “TX”
and Service ‘ Legal” was changed from “32177” to “31937”
and the amount opposite to the Head “ X” and Service “ Police ”
was changed from “33026 ” to ‘32776 ”—accordingly, the total of
the Schedule was change from “ $4486130 ” to “ $4428920”,

?

and the







THE LEEWARD ISLANDS

No. 13.





THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. [11 March, 1954,

AND WHEREAS on the said Bill as so amended being presented
to the Governor for assent on behalf of Her Majesty, the Governor,
pursuant to rule 59 of the Standing Rules and Orders of the said
Legislative Council by Message dated the 8th day of January, 1954,
recommitted the said Bill as so amended to the Council, requiring —



(1) that the words ‘‘four million four hundred and
twenty-nine thousand one hundred and sixty dollars” be
substituted for the words “four million four hundred and
twenty-eight thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars”
appearing in clauses 2 and 3 of the said Bill; and

(ii) that the figure ‘32177 ” be substituted for the figure
‘* 31937” appearing in the third column of the Schedule
opposite to the Head “IX” and Service “ Legal”; and that
the figure ‘$4429160” be substituted for the figure
“ $44.28920 opposite to the word “Total” at the end of
the said Schedule.

AND WHEREAS at a meeting of the said Legislative Council
held on the 24th day of February, 1954, upon a motion being made to
move the Council into Committee for the purpose of considering the
amendments set out in the aforesaid Message of the Governor the said

motion was defeated:

AND WHEREAS I consider that it is expedient in the interests
of public faith and of good government that the said Bill with the
incorporation therein of the following amendments that is to say—

(a) the amendments to clause 1 and the amendments to the
the figures “ 10446 ” and “33026” appearing in the third column
of the Schedule opposite to the Head “I” and Service “ Charges
on Account of Public Debt” and the Head “X” and Service
‘““ Police” respectively which said amendments were made in
Committee of the said Legislative Council on the 23rd day of
December, 1953; and

(6) the amendments to clauses 2 and 8 and the Schedule as
required in my Message as aforesaid,

should have effect.

NOW, THEREFORE, I Keynetn Witrtam Buacksurne,
Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael
and Saint George, an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British
Empire, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of
the Leeward Islands and Vice Admiral of the same, do hereby declare
by this my Proclamation that the Bill intituled the Appropriation (1954).
Ordinance, 1953, introduced in the Legislative Council of Saint Christo-
hper, Nevis and Anguilla on the 23rd day of December, 1958, but with
the incorporation therein of the following amendments, that is to say—

(a) the amendment to clause 1 and the amendments to the
figures “10446” and “33026” appearing in the third column of
the Schedule opposite to the Head “I” and Service “Charges on
Account of Public Debt”’ and the Head “ X” and ~ervice “ Police”
respectively which said amendments were made in Committee of the
said Legislative Council on the 23rd day of December, 1953; and

(6) the amendments to clauses 2 and 8 and the Schedule as
required in my Message as aforesaid, shall have effect as if the said
Bul had been passed with all the aforesaid amendinents by the
Legislative Council of Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla.

AND the Members of the said Council and all other Her Majesty’s
“Officers. Ministers and loving subjects in the said Presidency and all
those whom it may concern are hereby required to take due notice hereof
and to give their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN under my hand at the Government House in the City of
Saint John in the Island of Antigen in the Colony of the
Leeward Islands this Sth day of March, 1954, and in the third
year of Her Majesty’s reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

.



11 March, 1954.]
Notices,

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Lieutenant Colonel The
Honourable H. A. C. Howarp has
been appointed Commissioner of the
British Virgin Islands with effect
from the 23rd February, 1954.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
9th March, 1954.
P.F, 472.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint Lieutenant Colonel the
Honourable HENRY ANTHONY
CAMILLO HOWARD to be an official
member of the Federal Executive
Council of the Leeward Islands.

The Secretarrai,
Antigua,
8th March, 1954.
C. 18/00002.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the following persons to be
Visiting Justices of the Prison of the
Presidency of Antigua until the 31st
day of December, 1954:—

S. L. ATHILL, Esq., 1.8,0., M.B.E.
J. L. K. JEFFERY, Hsq., O.B.E.
R. H. B. NANTON, Esq.
J, R. HENRY, Esq.
W. L. MAGUIRE, Esq.
Hon. J. R A. MCDONALD, M.B.E.
H. L. N. WHITE, Esq.
T. N. KIRNON, Esq.
EMANUEL FARARA, Esq.
A. E. BrrbD, Esq.
The Seoretartat,
Antigua.
3rd March, 1954.
43/00006.



The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the undermentioned persons
to be Justices of the Peace in and for
the Presidency of Antigua:—

The Hon. J. R. A. MCDONALD,

M.B.F.

A. E. BirD, Esq.

EMANUEL FARARA, Esq.

T. N. KIRNON, Esq.

H. L. N. WHITE, Esq.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
37d March, 1954.
43/00005.

No. 21.

The Governor has been pleased
this day, to assent te the undermen-
tioned Ordinances: —

St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.

No. 2 of 1954, “The Appropria-
tion (1954) Ordinance, 1953”.
March 5
No. 3 of 1954, “The Cinemato-
graphs (General Legislature Compe-
tency) (Revocation of Declaration and
Repeal) Ordinance, 1954”.
March 5
No. 4 of 1954, “The Interpreta-
tion of Laws (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954”, March 5

No. 5 of 1954, “The Pier Dues
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1954.”
Mar. 8
No. 6 of 1954, “The Aerodromes

Ordinance, 1954.” Mar. 8
No. 7 of 1954, “The Electricity,

Ice and Cold Storage Ordinance.

1954.” Mar. 8

Statement of Currency Note
Circulation in the British
Caribbean Territories (East-
ern Group) on ist February,
1954.



Average Circulation during Decem-
ber, 1953.
$
Br. Caribbean Cur-
rency Notes 47,613,465.00
Gov't Currency Notes 2,401,711.00











50,015,176.00
Br. Caribbean Currency Notes:—
$
Trinidad & Tobago . 23,994,776
Barbados ... 5,423,500
British Guiana . 12,733,281
Leeward and
Windward Islands 6,653,700
Total Br. Caribbean
Notes . 48,805,257
Trinidad and Tobago
Government Note
Circulation 1,563,051
Barbados Government
Note Circulation 179,993
Br. Guiana Government
Note Circulation 588,791
Total Government
Note Circulation 2,331,835
Total circulation on
1st February, 1954 51,137,092
L. SPENCE,

aecutive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.
British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, B.W.I.
Ref. No. 24/00027.
TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 17th February, 1954.
VAN DEN BERGHS (EXPORT)
LIMITED of Unilever House, Black-
friars, London E. C.4 have applied
for Registration of one Trade Mark
consisting of the following:—













in class 42 that is to say:

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 59

‘““Edible oils and Edible fats”

The applicants claim that they have
used the said Trade Mark in respect
of the said goods since 1952 before
the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Guzette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade
Mark.

J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 27th February, 1954.

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX-
FILM CORPORATION of 44 West
56th Street in the City County and
State of New York U.S.A. have
applied for Registration of one Trade
Mark consisting of the following:—



in Class 8 in respect of Motion picture
films synchronized with sound, and
camera lenses and projection lenses.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods since 25th
Febrnary, 1953 before the date of
their 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.

J. D. B. RENWICK,

Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
The Registration of United
Kingdom Patents Act, 1925.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
Shell Refining and Marketing Com-
pany Limited have applied for regis-
tration in the Leeward Islands of
United Kingdom Patent No. 683,405
dated the 1st day of November 1950
and issued on the 17th day of June
1952 and have filed in the Registrar’s
Office at the Court House, St. John’s,
Antigua, a complete copy of the
specifications and the Certificate of
the Comptroller General of the United
Kingdom Patent Office giving full,
particulars of this patent which will
be open to public inspection at the
said office at any time between the
hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on work-
ing days except on Thursdays and
Saturdayg when the hours will be
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.







60

Any person may within two months
from the date of this advertisement
give notice to the Registrar of opposi-
tion to the issue of a certificate of
registration upon any of the grounds
prescribed in section 10 of the Patents
Act, 1906, for opposition to the grant
of Letters Patent.

Dated the 26th day of February,
1954.
J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Chief Registrar.

Registrar's Office,
Court House,
St. John’s, Antigua.

Crown Land Applications.

Applications in connection with
Crown Lands are notified in the
Gazette for the purpose of giving any
person an opportunity of making any
representation to this Office in rela-
tion to any such application.

Such applications will be inserted
in at least three separate issues of the
Gazette before they will be dealt
with by the Governor, so that appli-
cants must be prepared for this delay.

The undermentioned application is
hereby notified.

By Order,

SYLVIA FLax,
Acting Clerk to the Administrator.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
18th February, 1954.

TO PURCHASE ~

All that piece or parcel of land
situate at Matthews Estate in the
Parish of Saint Paul in the Island of
Antigua all as the same are dileneated
on a map or plan of the said area
prepared by Mr. MICHAEL Sr. CLAIR
BaTson, Licensed Surveyor, and con-
taining the area set out and bounded
ab follows:—

Lot No. Area,
51 3°735 aeres

Boundaries.
North by Lot
29, South by
Lot 50, East
by Crown

Lands and
West by a
road.

Ret. No. A. 46/27.

Post of Colonial Postmaster,
Grenada.

Applications are invited for the
post of Colonial Postmaster, Grenada.

2. The salary of the post is in the
scale $2,880 x $120—$3,720. There
is a recommendation for an increase
to the scale $3,120 x 120—$3,840,
but the question is not yet settled.
The post is pensionable.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islunds, by E.

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

3. Section 6 of the Post Office
Ordinance sets out the duties of the
Postmaster as follows:—

(i) to attend at the General Post
Office for such daily and other-
wise as the regulations may
direct, and also at such times
as may be necessary for the
receipt and delivery of letters
from and to Mail Packets and
of all other letters;

(ii) to receive, arrange and deliver
all letters posted at or coming
through the General Post
Office;

(iii) to sell postage stamps and to
receive all moneys payable for
stamp or for the postage of
letters in lieu or in the absence
of stamps, or otherwise pay-
able to him;

(iv) to render monthly accounts and
vouchers of all transactions,
receipts and payments done,
received or paid by him, or
oftener if and when required
by the Governor, to the
Auditor of Public Accounts,
and to pay to the Treasurer as
the Governor may direct all
moneys so received;

(v) to superintend the working and
management of the Inland
Post;

(vi) to make up and deliver to and
also to receive from the Mail
Agents of any Foreign Govern-
ment mail bags containing
letters, in such manner as the
regulations may prescribe;

(vii) to perform all other duties that
may be from time to time
fixed by the Governor or by
Her Majesty’s Postmaster-
General.

4. The person selected will be
subject to Colonial Regulations and
local orders in force from time to
time.

5. Applications must be in the
applicants’ own handwriting and they
will be required to give the following
information :—

(i) Age;

(ii) School or schools or University
at which educated and Certifi-
cate or Certificates or Diplomas
obtained;

(iii) Nature of present and past
employment with dates;

(iv) Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in
which applicant was last em-
ployed;

(v) past experience in work of the
same ora similar kind to that
required in the post advertised ;



ANTIGUA.

Government Printer.—By Authority.
1954,

[11 March, 1924,

(vi) they should also furnish testi-
monials (which will not be
returned to the applicant):
certified as true copies by a
Justice of the Peace or a
Minister of Religion or Head
of a Department;

(vii) Applications which do not
contain the required informa-
tion will not be considered.

6. Applications should be address-
ed to the Secretary, Public Service
Commission, to reach him not later
than the 15th March, 1954.

Government Office,
Grenada.
Ref. No. 13/00004,—1T.

Tenders are iuvited for the follow-

: ing articles salvaged from the wrecked

schooner ‘“ United Pilgrims ”:—

1 Cage Anchor

1 Main Anchor

1 Pump

1 Roll Wire Rope

2 Jib Stays

2 Main Shrouds

1 Steering Wheel
12 Blocks

1 Hawser

6 Chain Piates

1 Long Anchor Chain

1 Bobstay

1 Jib Boom

2 Spars

4 Boom

2 Gaffs

1 Foresail Boom

2. These articles may be inspected
at the government warehouse at any
time during business hours. Further
particulars may be obtained on appli-
cation at the Treasurer’s Office, Mont-
serrat.

3. Tenders should be in sealed
envelopes addressed to the under-
signed and should be despatched in
time to be received not later than the
15th March, 1954. All such enve-
lopes should be clearly marked on
the outside “ United Pilgrims ”’.

4, Ido not bind myself to accept
the highest or any tender.

By Order,

W. E. JEFFERS,
Ag. Treasurer & Receiver of Wrecks.

Treasury,
Plymouth, Moniserrat,
10th February, 1954.

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Bxperiment Station,







Antigua.
1950, 1951. 1952. 1953. 1954,
Jan, 23 5.41 3.60 2.41 1.98 3.04
Feb, 2.52 1,88 1.60 1.02 2,45
Mar. 6 as 16 a 62 at
7.93 5.63 401 3.55 5.49

M. BLackMAN, ED,

[Price 6 cents.}



No. 5 of 1954, Appropriation (1954).
[L.8.]

I Assent,
K. W. Bracksurne,
Governor.
11th March, 1954.

VIRGIN ISLANDS.
No. 5 of 1954.

An Ordinance to provide for the services of the.

Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the year
ending on the thirty-first day of December,
_ 1954.

VIRGIN
ISLANDS.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governor and —

Legislative Council of the Virgin Islunds as
follows:—

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Appropriation Ordinance, 1954.

2. There shall be and there is hereby granted
to Her Majesty the Queen, for the services of the
Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the year
ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1954,
the sum of five hundred and forty: five thousand,
six hundred and fifty-three dollars, to be applied
and expended in the manner and for the services
set forth in the Schedule hereto.

8. Such part of the said sum of five
hundred and forty-five thousand, six hundred
and fifty-three dollars as is payable by the said
Presidency shall be and the same is hereby declared
to be charged upon and made payable from and out
of the General Revenue and other funds of the
said Presidency.

4. The Treasurer of the said Presidency is
- hereby authorised and required from time to time
upon the order or warrant of the Governor to pay
the several sums appropriated by and in the said
Schedule to the several services therein mentioned,
as the said order or warrant shall direct, out of the
General Revenue of the said Presidency without
further order or formality.

Short title

Appropriation

Sums charged
on General
Revenue,

Payments
how made.



VIRGIN
ISLANDS. |

Commence-
ment.

2 Appropriation (1954). No. ‘5 of 1954.

5. ‘This Ordinance shall be deemed to have
come into operation on the 1st day of January, 1954.

E. A. Everyn,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 5th day

of February, 1954.
H. O. Gana

Clerk of the Couneil.





SCHEDULE.
Head. Service. Amount.
J.. Pensions 68
Il. Federal Contribution 19,270
Tlf. Administration, Treasury & Customs 77,246
IV.. Agriculture 32.546
v. Elementary Education & Library 68,250
VI. Secondary Education 18,992
VII. Medical & Health 51,162
VIII. Miscellaneous 36,758
IX. Police & Prison 5,816 ©
X. Post Office 9,603
XI. Public Works 8,385
XII. Public Works Recurrent 40,931
XIII. Public Works Extraordinary 14,448
XIV. Colonial pe ete & Welfare F
Schemes 155,962
s Total 545,653
ANTIGUA.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islanda,

by E. M. Buackman, E.D.. Government Printer. — Hy Authority.

1954.

47/00114—490—3.54. : [Price 4 cents]



Full Text


GAZETTE.
Published by Authority.

VOL. UXXXH. THURSDAY, llra MARCH, 1954.



LEEWARD ISLANDS.

SAINT CHRISTOPHER, NEVIS AND ANGUILLA

1954, No. 5.





PROCLAMATION DATED Marcu 5, 1954, DECLARING
TULED THE APPROPRIATION (1954) ORDINANCE,
EFFECT.

A PROCLAMATION.

Kk. W. BiacksurNeE, °
Governor.

WHEREAS by section 113 (2) (a) of the Leeward Islands Act,
1871 it is provided, inter alia, that if the Governor shall consider that
it is expedient in the interests of public order, public faith or of good
government that any Bill introduced in the Island Council of any
Presidency should have effect, and that if such Island Council shall fail
to pass such Bill within such time and in such form as the Governor
may think reasonable and expedient, the Governor, at any time in his
discretion, may, notwithstanding any provisions of the said Act or of
any other law in force in such Presidency or of any Standing Orders of
such Island Council, declare that such Bill shall have effect as if it had
been passed by such Island Council with such amendments as the
Governor shall think fit which have been moved or proposed in such
Island Council or any Committee thereof; and that thereupon the said
Bill shall have effect as if it has been passed by such Island Council:

AND WHEREAS a draft Bill intituled the Appropriation (1954)
Ordinance, 1953 (hereinafter referred to as “ the said Bill”) was intro-
duced in the Legislative Council of Saint Christopher Nevis and
Anguilla at a meeting thereof held on the 23rd day of December, 1953,
read a third time and passed the said Council with the following
amendments, that is to say—

(a) In clause 1, between the word “ Appropriation *
word “ Ordinance ” the following was inserted—

« (1954) ”.

(6) In the fourth line of clause 2, the words “twenty-eight ”
were substituted for the words “thirty six” and the word “nine”
was substituted for the word “one”. In the fifth line of the said
clause, the word “twenty ” was substituted for the word “thirty”.

(c) In the second line of clause 8, the words “ twenty-eight ”
were substituted for “thirty-six”, the word “nine” was substi-
tuted for the word “‘one”’ and the word “twenty ” was substituted
for the word ‘thirty ”.

(d) In the schedule, the amount opposite to the Head “I”
and Service “Charges on Account of Public Debt” was changed
from “10446” to “3726”: the amount opposite to the Head “TX”
and Service ‘ Legal” was changed from “32177” to “31937”
and the amount opposite to the Head “ X” and Service “ Police ”
was changed from “33026 ” to ‘32776 ”—accordingly, the total of
the Schedule was change from “ $4486130 ” to “ $4428920”,

?

and the







THE LEEWARD ISLANDS

No. 13.


THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. [11 March, 1954,

AND WHEREAS on the said Bill as so amended being presented
to the Governor for assent on behalf of Her Majesty, the Governor,
pursuant to rule 59 of the Standing Rules and Orders of the said
Legislative Council by Message dated the 8th day of January, 1954,
recommitted the said Bill as so amended to the Council, requiring —



(1) that the words ‘‘four million four hundred and
twenty-nine thousand one hundred and sixty dollars” be
substituted for the words “four million four hundred and
twenty-eight thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars”
appearing in clauses 2 and 3 of the said Bill; and

(ii) that the figure ‘32177 ” be substituted for the figure
‘* 31937” appearing in the third column of the Schedule
opposite to the Head “IX” and Service “ Legal”; and that
the figure ‘$4429160” be substituted for the figure
“ $44.28920 opposite to the word “Total” at the end of
the said Schedule.

AND WHEREAS at a meeting of the said Legislative Council
held on the 24th day of February, 1954, upon a motion being made to
move the Council into Committee for the purpose of considering the
amendments set out in the aforesaid Message of the Governor the said

motion was defeated:

AND WHEREAS I consider that it is expedient in the interests
of public faith and of good government that the said Bill with the
incorporation therein of the following amendments that is to say—

(a) the amendments to clause 1 and the amendments to the
the figures “ 10446 ” and “33026” appearing in the third column
of the Schedule opposite to the Head “I” and Service “ Charges
on Account of Public Debt” and the Head “X” and Service
‘““ Police” respectively which said amendments were made in
Committee of the said Legislative Council on the 23rd day of
December, 1953; and

(6) the amendments to clauses 2 and 8 and the Schedule as
required in my Message as aforesaid,

should have effect.

NOW, THEREFORE, I Keynetn Witrtam Buacksurne,
Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael
and Saint George, an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British
Empire, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over the Colony of
the Leeward Islands and Vice Admiral of the same, do hereby declare
by this my Proclamation that the Bill intituled the Appropriation (1954).
Ordinance, 1953, introduced in the Legislative Council of Saint Christo-
hper, Nevis and Anguilla on the 23rd day of December, 1958, but with
the incorporation therein of the following amendments, that is to say—

(a) the amendment to clause 1 and the amendments to the
figures “10446” and “33026” appearing in the third column of
the Schedule opposite to the Head “I” and Service “Charges on
Account of Public Debt”’ and the Head “ X” and ~ervice “ Police”
respectively which said amendments were made in Committee of the
said Legislative Council on the 23rd day of December, 1953; and

(6) the amendments to clauses 2 and 8 and the Schedule as
required in my Message as aforesaid, shall have effect as if the said
Bul had been passed with all the aforesaid amendinents by the
Legislative Council of Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla.

AND the Members of the said Council and all other Her Majesty’s
“Officers. Ministers and loving subjects in the said Presidency and all
those whom it may concern are hereby required to take due notice hereof
and to give their ready obedience accordingly.

GIVEN under my hand at the Government House in the City of
Saint John in the Island of Antigen in the Colony of the
Leeward Islands this Sth day of March, 1954, and in the third
year of Her Majesty’s reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

.
11 March, 1954.]
Notices,

It is notified for general informa-
tion that Lieutenant Colonel The
Honourable H. A. C. Howarp has
been appointed Commissioner of the
British Virgin Islands with effect
from the 23rd February, 1954.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
9th March, 1954.
P.F, 472.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint Lieutenant Colonel the
Honourable HENRY ANTHONY
CAMILLO HOWARD to be an official
member of the Federal Executive
Council of the Leeward Islands.

The Secretarrai,
Antigua,
8th March, 1954.
C. 18/00002.

The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the following persons to be
Visiting Justices of the Prison of the
Presidency of Antigua until the 31st
day of December, 1954:—

S. L. ATHILL, Esq., 1.8,0., M.B.E.
J. L. K. JEFFERY, Hsq., O.B.E.
R. H. B. NANTON, Esq.
J, R. HENRY, Esq.
W. L. MAGUIRE, Esq.
Hon. J. R A. MCDONALD, M.B.E.
H. L. N. WHITE, Esq.
T. N. KIRNON, Esq.
EMANUEL FARARA, Esq.
A. E. BrrbD, Esq.
The Seoretartat,
Antigua.
3rd March, 1954.
43/00006.



The Governor has been pleased to
appoint the undermentioned persons
to be Justices of the Peace in and for
the Presidency of Antigua:—

The Hon. J. R. A. MCDONALD,

M.B.F.

A. E. BirD, Esq.

EMANUEL FARARA, Esq.

T. N. KIRNON, Esq.

H. L. N. WHITE, Esq.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
37d March, 1954.
43/00005.

No. 21.

The Governor has been pleased
this day, to assent te the undermen-
tioned Ordinances: —

St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.

No. 2 of 1954, “The Appropria-
tion (1954) Ordinance, 1953”.
March 5
No. 3 of 1954, “The Cinemato-
graphs (General Legislature Compe-
tency) (Revocation of Declaration and
Repeal) Ordinance, 1954”.
March 5
No. 4 of 1954, “The Interpreta-
tion of Laws (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954”, March 5

No. 5 of 1954, “The Pier Dues
(Amendment) Ordinance, 1954.”
Mar. 8
No. 6 of 1954, “The Aerodromes

Ordinance, 1954.” Mar. 8
No. 7 of 1954, “The Electricity,

Ice and Cold Storage Ordinance.

1954.” Mar. 8

Statement of Currency Note
Circulation in the British
Caribbean Territories (East-
ern Group) on ist February,
1954.



Average Circulation during Decem-
ber, 1953.
$
Br. Caribbean Cur-
rency Notes 47,613,465.00
Gov't Currency Notes 2,401,711.00











50,015,176.00
Br. Caribbean Currency Notes:—
$
Trinidad & Tobago . 23,994,776
Barbados ... 5,423,500
British Guiana . 12,733,281
Leeward and
Windward Islands 6,653,700
Total Br. Caribbean
Notes . 48,805,257
Trinidad and Tobago
Government Note
Circulation 1,563,051
Barbados Government
Note Circulation 179,993
Br. Guiana Government
Note Circulation 588,791
Total Government
Note Circulation 2,331,835
Total circulation on
1st February, 1954 51,137,092
L. SPENCE,

aecutive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.
British Caribbean Currency Board,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, B.W.I.
Ref. No. 24/00027.
TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 17th February, 1954.
VAN DEN BERGHS (EXPORT)
LIMITED of Unilever House, Black-
friars, London E. C.4 have applied
for Registration of one Trade Mark
consisting of the following:—













in class 42 that is to say:

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE. 59

‘““Edible oils and Edible fats”

The applicants claim that they have
used the said Trade Mark in respect
of the said goods since 1952 before
the date of their said Application.

Any person may within three
months from the date of the first
appearance of this Advertisement in
the Leeward Islands Guzette, give
notice in duplicate at the Trade
Marks Office, Antigua, of opposition
to registration of the said Trade
Mark.

J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.

TRADE MARKS OFFICE,
ANTIGUA, 27th February, 1954.

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX-
FILM CORPORATION of 44 West
56th Street in the City County and
State of New York U.S.A. have
applied for Registration of one Trade
Mark consisting of the following:—



in Class 8 in respect of Motion picture
films synchronized with sound, and
camera lenses and projection lenses.

The Applicants claim that they
have used the said Trade Mark in
respect of the said goods since 25th
Febrnary, 1953 before the date of
their 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.

J. D. B. RENWICK,

Acting Registrar of Trade Marks.

LEEWARD ISLANDS.
The Registration of United
Kingdom Patents Act, 1925.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
Shell Refining and Marketing Com-
pany Limited have applied for regis-
tration in the Leeward Islands of
United Kingdom Patent No. 683,405
dated the 1st day of November 1950
and issued on the 17th day of June
1952 and have filed in the Registrar’s
Office at the Court House, St. John’s,
Antigua, a complete copy of the
specifications and the Certificate of
the Comptroller General of the United
Kingdom Patent Office giving full,
particulars of this patent which will
be open to public inspection at the
said office at any time between the
hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on work-
ing days except on Thursdays and
Saturdayg when the hours will be
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.




60

Any person may within two months
from the date of this advertisement
give notice to the Registrar of opposi-
tion to the issue of a certificate of
registration upon any of the grounds
prescribed in section 10 of the Patents
Act, 1906, for opposition to the grant
of Letters Patent.

Dated the 26th day of February,
1954.
J. D. B. RENWICK,
Acting Chief Registrar.

Registrar's Office,
Court House,
St. John’s, Antigua.

Crown Land Applications.

Applications in connection with
Crown Lands are notified in the
Gazette for the purpose of giving any
person an opportunity of making any
representation to this Office in rela-
tion to any such application.

Such applications will be inserted
in at least three separate issues of the
Gazette before they will be dealt
with by the Governor, so that appli-
cants must be prepared for this delay.

The undermentioned application is
hereby notified.

By Order,

SYLVIA FLax,
Acting Clerk to the Administrator.

Administrator's Office,
Antigua.
18th February, 1954.

TO PURCHASE ~

All that piece or parcel of land
situate at Matthews Estate in the
Parish of Saint Paul in the Island of
Antigua all as the same are dileneated
on a map or plan of the said area
prepared by Mr. MICHAEL Sr. CLAIR
BaTson, Licensed Surveyor, and con-
taining the area set out and bounded
ab follows:—

Lot No. Area,
51 3°735 aeres

Boundaries.
North by Lot
29, South by
Lot 50, East
by Crown

Lands and
West by a
road.

Ret. No. A. 46/27.

Post of Colonial Postmaster,
Grenada.

Applications are invited for the
post of Colonial Postmaster, Grenada.

2. The salary of the post is in the
scale $2,880 x $120—$3,720. There
is a recommendation for an increase
to the scale $3,120 x 120—$3,840,
but the question is not yet settled.
The post is pensionable.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islunds, by E.

THE LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

3. Section 6 of the Post Office
Ordinance sets out the duties of the
Postmaster as follows:—

(i) to attend at the General Post
Office for such daily and other-
wise as the regulations may
direct, and also at such times
as may be necessary for the
receipt and delivery of letters
from and to Mail Packets and
of all other letters;

(ii) to receive, arrange and deliver
all letters posted at or coming
through the General Post
Office;

(iii) to sell postage stamps and to
receive all moneys payable for
stamp or for the postage of
letters in lieu or in the absence
of stamps, or otherwise pay-
able to him;

(iv) to render monthly accounts and
vouchers of all transactions,
receipts and payments done,
received or paid by him, or
oftener if and when required
by the Governor, to the
Auditor of Public Accounts,
and to pay to the Treasurer as
the Governor may direct all
moneys so received;

(v) to superintend the working and
management of the Inland
Post;

(vi) to make up and deliver to and
also to receive from the Mail
Agents of any Foreign Govern-
ment mail bags containing
letters, in such manner as the
regulations may prescribe;

(vii) to perform all other duties that
may be from time to time
fixed by the Governor or by
Her Majesty’s Postmaster-
General.

4. The person selected will be
subject to Colonial Regulations and
local orders in force from time to
time.

5. Applications must be in the
applicants’ own handwriting and they
will be required to give the following
information :—

(i) Age;

(ii) School or schools or University
at which educated and Certifi-
cate or Certificates or Diplomas
obtained;

(iii) Nature of present and past
employment with dates;

(iv) Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in
which applicant was last em-
ployed;

(v) past experience in work of the
same ora similar kind to that
required in the post advertised ;



ANTIGUA.

Government Printer.—By Authority.
1954,

[11 March, 1924,

(vi) they should also furnish testi-
monials (which will not be
returned to the applicant):
certified as true copies by a
Justice of the Peace or a
Minister of Religion or Head
of a Department;

(vii) Applications which do not
contain the required informa-
tion will not be considered.

6. Applications should be address-
ed to the Secretary, Public Service
Commission, to reach him not later
than the 15th March, 1954.

Government Office,
Grenada.
Ref. No. 13/00004,—1T.

Tenders are iuvited for the follow-

: ing articles salvaged from the wrecked

schooner ‘“ United Pilgrims ”:—

1 Cage Anchor

1 Main Anchor

1 Pump

1 Roll Wire Rope

2 Jib Stays

2 Main Shrouds

1 Steering Wheel
12 Blocks

1 Hawser

6 Chain Piates

1 Long Anchor Chain

1 Bobstay

1 Jib Boom

2 Spars

4 Boom

2 Gaffs

1 Foresail Boom

2. These articles may be inspected
at the government warehouse at any
time during business hours. Further
particulars may be obtained on appli-
cation at the Treasurer’s Office, Mont-
serrat.

3. Tenders should be in sealed
envelopes addressed to the under-
signed and should be despatched in
time to be received not later than the
15th March, 1954. All such enve-
lopes should be clearly marked on
the outside “ United Pilgrims ”’.

4, Ido not bind myself to accept
the highest or any tender.

By Order,

W. E. JEFFERS,
Ag. Treasurer & Receiver of Wrecks.

Treasury,
Plymouth, Moniserrat,
10th February, 1954.

RAINFALL FIGURES.
Central Bxperiment Station,







Antigua.
1950, 1951. 1952. 1953. 1954,
Jan, 23 5.41 3.60 2.41 1.98 3.04
Feb, 2.52 1,88 1.60 1.02 2,45
Mar. 6 as 16 a 62 at
7.93 5.63 401 3.55 5.49

M. BLackMAN, ED,

[Price 6 cents.}
No. 5 of 1954, Appropriation (1954).
[L.8.]

I Assent,
K. W. Bracksurne,
Governor.
11th March, 1954.

VIRGIN ISLANDS.
No. 5 of 1954.

An Ordinance to provide for the services of the.

Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the year
ending on the thirty-first day of December,
_ 1954.

VIRGIN
ISLANDS.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Governor and —

Legislative Council of the Virgin Islunds as
follows:—

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the
Appropriation Ordinance, 1954.

2. There shall be and there is hereby granted
to Her Majesty the Queen, for the services of the
Presidency of the Virgin Islands for the year
ending on the thirty-first day of December, 1954,
the sum of five hundred and forty: five thousand,
six hundred and fifty-three dollars, to be applied
and expended in the manner and for the services
set forth in the Schedule hereto.

8. Such part of the said sum of five
hundred and forty-five thousand, six hundred
and fifty-three dollars as is payable by the said
Presidency shall be and the same is hereby declared
to be charged upon and made payable from and out
of the General Revenue and other funds of the
said Presidency.

4. The Treasurer of the said Presidency is
- hereby authorised and required from time to time
upon the order or warrant of the Governor to pay
the several sums appropriated by and in the said
Schedule to the several services therein mentioned,
as the said order or warrant shall direct, out of the
General Revenue of the said Presidency without
further order or formality.

Short title

Appropriation

Sums charged
on General
Revenue,

Payments
how made.
VIRGIN
ISLANDS. |

Commence-
ment.

2 Appropriation (1954). No. ‘5 of 1954.

5. ‘This Ordinance shall be deemed to have
come into operation on the 1st day of January, 1954.

E. A. Everyn,
President.

Passed the Legislative Council this 5th day

of February, 1954.
H. O. Gana

Clerk of the Couneil.





SCHEDULE.
Head. Service. Amount.
J.. Pensions 68
Il. Federal Contribution 19,270
Tlf. Administration, Treasury & Customs 77,246
IV.. Agriculture 32.546
v. Elementary Education & Library 68,250
VI. Secondary Education 18,992
VII. Medical & Health 51,162
VIII. Miscellaneous 36,758
IX. Police & Prison 5,816 ©
X. Post Office 9,603
XI. Public Works 8,385
XII. Public Works Recurrent 40,931
XIII. Public Works Extraordinary 14,448
XIV. Colonial pe ete & Welfare F
Schemes 155,962
s Total 545,653
ANTIGUA.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islanda,

by E. M. Buackman, E.D.. Government Printer. — Hy Authority.

1954.

47/00114—490—3.54. : [Price 4 cents]