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VOL. LXXXII.

THE LEEWARD ISL

219

NDS

GAZETTE.
Published by Authority.

No.



5A.







Notices.





BY THE GOVERNOR OF
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.

P. D. MacpDonaLp,
Governor's Deputy.

WHEREAS by the Maintenance
Orders (Facilities for Enforcement)
Act (Cap. 12) as amended, provision
has been made for the enforcement
in the Colony of Maintenance Orders
made by a Court in England or
Treland:

AND WHEREAS by section 12
of the said Act, as amended, it is
provided that where the Governor is
satisfied that reciprocal provisions
have been made by the Legislature of
any British possession or any territory
under Her Majesty’s protection for the
enforcement within such possession
or territory, of maintenance Orders
made by Courts in the Colony, the
Governor may by proclamation
extend the said Act to such posses-
sion or territory, and the said Act
shall thereupon apply in respect of
such possession or territory as
though the references to England or
Ireland were references to such
possession or territory and the
references to the Secretary of State
were references to the Governor of
such possession or territory:

THE

AND WHEREAS the Governor is
satisfied that the Legislature of the
States of Jersey has made reciprocal
provision for the enforcement within
the said States of Maintenance Orders
made by CourtS within the Colony
of the Leeward Islands:

NOW, THEREFORE, the
Governor by virtue and in exercise
of the powers in him vested by the
the above recited Act, is pleased to
proclaim and doth hereby proclaim
that the Maintenance Orders (Facili-
ties for Enforcement) Act, as ameni-
ed, is hereby extended to the States
of Jersey.

GIVEN under my hand at the Gov-
ernment House, Antigua, this
18th day of November, 1954, and
in the third year of Her Majesty’s
reign,

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

> a 47/00267.

2k 12.97,
Z ayo

It is hereby notified for general
information that postage stamps 6f
the values specified below, for use in
the Presidency of St. Kitts, Nevis
and Anguilla will be released for sale
in that Presidency on the Ist Decem-
ber, 1954, in addition to denomina-
tions of lower values which were
placed on sale on the Ist March,
1954:—

24 cents, 48 cents,
$1.20, and $4.80.

60 cents,

The designs of these stamps are
identical with those of the current
main issue except that the Portrait
of Her Majesty Queen ELIZABETH II
replaces that of His Late Majesty
King GtorGe VI.

The Sesretariat,
antigua,
18th November, 1954.
Ref. No. 62/00010.

It is hereby notified that Mr. R. 8.
Byron has been appointed to be a
Justice of the Peace in and for the
island of Barbuda during such time
as he is performing the duties of the
post of Warden of Barbuda.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
20th November, 1954.

Ref. No. 43/00005.

No. 106.

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

BENJAMIN, Miss M., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade ITI.
Sept. 6.

Byron. R. 8S., House Property Man-

ager, seconded as Warden. Barbuda.
Nov. 19

DEFREITAS, M., to be Certificated

Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade IT. Sept. 1

FRANCIS, Miss H., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
Nov. 5

GEORGE, Miss G., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade II.
Apr. 1, 1953

HALLPIKE, Miss M., to be Certificated
Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
. Nov. 1






ZENYs to be Ok Hiwted Element-
school Head cer Grade IT,
“] \ MY. 1, 1953
EE Lo, te

BI, K., to Vi Certifiettifid Element-
ary School Head Teacher Grade IT.
. Apr. 1, 1953

see j a
Res Miss ®., tobe Certificated
CBtany-Setiool Asst. Grade II.
Apr. 1, 1953





JOSEPH, Miss G., to be Certificated
Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
Apr. 1, 1953

KING, C., to be Certificated Element-
ary School Assistant Grade IT.
Mar. 1

Lett, Miss R., to be Junior Clerk,
library, Antigua. April 9
(Un substitution for Gazette Notice

No. 60 of 28th October, 1954).

Morea, S., to be Certificated Ele-
mentary School Head Teacher
Grade II. Sept. 1

PHILBERT, F. X., to be Certificated
Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade I. Sept. 1

PIPER, J., to be Certificated Element-
ary School Assistant Grade I.
Nov. 1
PRINCE, J.. to be Certificated Ele-
mentary School Assistant Grade IT
Aug. 1, 1953

QUINN, J., to be Certificated Element-

ary School Head Teacher Grade II.
Feb. 14, 1953

RICHARDS, L. C., to be Certificated

Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade IT. Sept. 1

SEBASTIAN, J., Apprentice, Govern-
ment Printing Office, to be 3rd

Class Technician, Government
Printing Office, on probation,
Sept. 1

STERLING, Miss F., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
Apr. 1, 1953

TuHIBOU, G. A., Principal Adminis-

tration, seconded as Principal, Post
Office, Antigua. Nov. 19

WALTER, C., to be Certificated Ele-

mentary School Assissant Grade II.
May 1

WILLIAMS, Mrs. I., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade I.
Aug. 1, 1953

WILLIAMS, Mrs. I., to be Certificated

Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade I. May 1



220 THE

No. 107.

The Governor’s Deputy has been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinances:—

Montserrat.

No. 13 of 1954. “The General
Local Loan (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954”. Nov. 19

No. 14 of 1954, “The Central
Library Ordinance, 1954”.

Nov. 20



Declaration dated October 12,
1954, made under section 3
of the Land Acquisition Act,
1944 (No. 11/1944) for the
acquisition of certain land in
the Island of Antigua requir-
ed for public purpose.

IT IS HEREBY DECLARED that
the Governor in Council with the
approval of the Legislative Council
of the Presidency of Antigua consi-
ders that the land described in the
Schedule hereto being the property
of RAYMOND EBENEZER JARVIS de-
ceased but subject to a life interest in
favour of JOYCE FREDERICA JARVIS,
should be acquired for public pur-
poses, namely, for the erection of a
Market Shed and Abattoir in the
Town of Parham in the Island of
Antigua.

Schedule.

All that piece or parcel of land
situate in the Town of Parham in the
Island of Antigua containing 6,043
square feet and bounded as follows,
that is to say on the North and West
by the Public Road, on the East by
a wall and lands of GORDON and
RICHARDS on the South by a wall
and land of EDWARDS.



Made by the Governor in Council
this 12th day of October, 1954.

J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Couneil.



Declaration dated October 26,
1954, made under Section 8
of the Land Acquisition Act,
1944, (No. 11/1944) for the
acquisition of certain land in
the Presidency of Antigua
required for Public purposes.

It is Hereby Declared that the
Governor in Council with the ap-
proval of the Legislative Council of
the Presidency of Antigua considers
that the lands forming part of Five
Iglands Estate situate in the Parish of
Saint John in the Island of Antigua
and more particularly described in the
Schedule hereto, should be acquired
for public purposes, namely :—

(1) to obtain a site for the erection
of a school and provision of play-
ground;

LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE

(2) to obtain an area for exten-
sion of the existing village of Five
Islands;

(3) to provide agricultural plots
for the villagers of Five Islands;
and,

(4) to provide a grazing area for
the stock of the said villagers.

Schedule.

All that portion of land forming
part of the Five Islands Estate and
consisting of two parcels of land
containing in the whole 125 acres or
thereabouts situated on the Five Is-
lands peninsula in the Parish of St.
John in the Presidency of Antigua
being:—

(1) an area lying north of the
Five Islands road and west of the
village of Five Islands, and

(2) an area lying south of the
Five Islands road and west of the
said village.

Made by the Governor in Council
this 26th day of October, 1954.

J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Council.



NATURALISATION.

It is hereby notified for general
information that a _ certificate of

Naturalisation No. 2 of 1954, dated
the 26th October, 1954, has been
granted to Mr. RANDALL HIPPOLYTE
LOCKHART of the Army Base, Anti-
gua, under the British Nationality
Act, 1948.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
16th November, 1954.



In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.

ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that
in pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands Courts Order in Council, 1939,
on the 16th day of October, 1941, as
amended, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the undermentioned day
on which the ensuing Circuit shall sit
in the Presidency, that is to say:—

On Monday the 10th day of January,
1955, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon.

H. S. L. MOSELEY,
Registrar, Antigua Circuit.

Registrar's Office,
Antigua.
24th November, 1954.

{25 November, 1954.

PROVOST MARSHAL’S OFFICE.
ANTIGUA.
4th November, 1954.

Notice igs hereby given that there
will be sold on the various premises
in the City of Saint John on Thurs-
day the 2nd day of December, 1954
at 12 o’clock noon, the Lands and
Tenements belonging to the persons
hereafter named.

BEHIND DICKENSONBAY
STREET.

Nehemiah Knight, Sarah Stuart,
Josiah Tittle, Evelyn George, Pearl
Hutchinson, Nathaniel White,
Beatrice Julian, Edgar Richards,
Agatha Horsford.

DICKENSONBAY STREET.
George Williams. Margaret Josiah,
Kileen Haywood, Edmund Simon,
Archibald Weston, Ickford Winter.
ST. GEORGE’S STREET.

Maria A. Watson, Estate of Sarah

Saunders, William Small, Joseph
Edwards, Isabella Davis, Edward
King, Grace Greenidge, Elizabeth

Edwards, Agatha Matthews.
ST. JOHN’S STREET.

J. A. N. Brown, Igal Winter (4),
Cecilia Christian, Johanna John and
others, Estate of John Punter, George
Whener, James 8. Beazer, Heirs of
Eliza Stevens, Adelaide Buntin,
Samuel Henry, Cathleen Charles,
Estate of Henrietta Brown, Heirs of
Fred Adams.

MARINERS LANE.

Isaline Perry, Ebenezer
Christopher, Irene Walker, Estate of
J. P. Samuel.

WILKINSON STREET.

Norris Destin, Alice Jarvis, Joseph
James, Maria I. Farrell, Estate of
Mary Benjamin, Frances Cann, Estate
of Joseph Raynolds, Andrew
Emanuel, Christophine Samuel,
Bryson & Co.

REDCLIFFE STREET.
Antigua A. F. Lodge.
NEVIS STREET.

Walter Murrain, Estate of Thomas
Byam, Ann Barton, Heirs of Eliza
Bennett, Bertha Buckley.

TANNER STREET.

Estate of Frances O’Harro, Heirs of
Barton.

SOUTH STREET.

Joshua Henry, Robert Gallway,
Estate of John Chalmers, Joseph HF.
Martin, Ellen Mason, Florence
Sowerby.

CORN ALLEY.
Mary Pereira, Althea Lahon.



25 November, 1954. THE

TEMPLE STREET.
Constance Hill, Elisha Challenger.
CHURCH LANE.

Randolph Michael, (2), Mstate of
Janes Henry, Richard Williams,
Estate of Kudora Kirby. Heirs of
Edward King.

OTTOS LAND.

Alea Tuitt, Clarence Christian,
Joseph H. Martin, Elvira Edmund (2).

The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1954.

H. S. L. MOSLEY,

Provost Marshal.

PROVOST MARSHAL’S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA.
8th NOVEMBER, 1954.

Notice is hereby given thai there
will be sold on the various premises
in the City of Saint John on Thurs-
day the 9th day of December, 1954,
at 12 o’clock noon, the Lands and
Tenements belonging to the persons
hereafter named—

ALFRED PETERS STREET

Eliza Jeffery, Alphonso Hamilton,
Pearl Hutchinson, Phyllis DeSilvia,
Mrs. Dennis Samuel, Winifred
Robbins, Ruth Warner.

BENNETT STREET.

Ursula Matthew, Olive Hazlewood,
Peter Philip, Hilda Hill.

ST. JOHN’S STREET.

Ann Martin, Kate D. McAndrew,
Estate of Charles Isaac, Mary Grant,
Charles Isaac, Thomas O’Brien, Alice
Adams, James & Mitchell, Eliza
Jeffery, Ellen John, Nathaniel James,
Charlotte Mathurin.

BISHOPGATE STREET.

Heirs of James Cephas, Dulcina
Vann, Selina Billinghurst, Florence
Ramsay, ‘horas Williams, Heirs of
A. Laviscount, Thomas B. Martin,
Margaret Beazer.

NORTH STREET.

Mary Samuel, Louisa Semper,
Heirs of S. Daniel, Dorcas Osborne,
Ferdinand Martin, Alfred Hunte,
Alice Horsford, Heirs of Julictt
Bonien, John Sebastian, Titus Simon.

HAWKINS STREET.

Alice M. Higgins.

HOOD STREET.

Francis James (2), George B. Lake,
Brunella Benjamin (2), Edgar
Thomas, James H. King.

DRAKE STREET.

James Martin, Henry Edwards (2).

LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE, 221.

FORT ROAD.

Arthur Roberts, Gwendolyn Simon,
Caliste Destin, Harold Scholar, Joseph
Thomas, Gwendolyn George, Pearla
Hutchinson, Cecil Kendall, Ruth
Barnes, L. E. George.

CROSS STREET.
0, St. A. Duke.

OTTOS LAND.
David E. Joseph.

RODNEY STREET.
Elvyina Edmund.
NELSON STREET.

Alberta Parker, Thomas Warner,
Touisa Nichodemus, Ephraim John,

The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1954.

H. 8. L. MOSELEY,
Provost Marshal.



Government of Grenada.

APPOINTMENT OF HARBOUR MASTER



Applications are invited for the
post of Harbour Master. The scale
attached to the pest is $2880 per
annum rising by annual increments
of $120 to $8840 per annum. ‘The
officer appointed will receive such
salary within the approved scale as
his experience and qualifications
justify. He will be appointed either
on contract or probation, the decision
depending on his age and qualifica-
tions. An officer appointed on pro-
bation will be required to serve a
probationary period of two years
before he can be considered for per-
manent and pensionable status. A
contract of employment will be for a
period of three years. In either case
the officer selected will be subject to
the Colonial Regulations and General
Orders in force from time to time.
A medical certificate of fitness will
be required. Government does not
provide free quarters but quarters
may be provided, if available, at a
rental of 5% of their capital value or
10% of the officer’s total emoluments,
whichever is the less. The appoint-
ment does not carry a motor transport
allowance. A commuted overtime
fee at the rate of $240 per annum is
payable.

9. The Harbour Master will be in
control of all shipping operations in
St. George’s harbour, and will direct
the manner and times of berthing
and departure of vessels and the
allocation of berths. He will be
responsible for the orderly stowage,
safe custody and removal of cargo on
and from the wharves; for the exercise
of discipline over all Government
officers, including Customs officers,
while they are employed on the
wharves in St. George’s harbour; for
the inspection and surveying of all

intercolonial vessels and coastwise
traders. He will be the senior mem-
ber of the Board of Examiners for
the issue of certificates of competency
to masters and mates under the ship-
ping Ordinance: a Surveyor under the
Merchant Shipping Act, 1894; and the
Shipping Master and Registrar of
Shipping. He will ensure the proper
care and maintenance of all harbour
buoys, marks, beacons, lighthouses,
peirs, jetties, wharves, launches,
boats, ete., in Grenada and Carriacou.
Applications from candidates with a
knowledge of Customs methods and
procedure will be given special con-
sideration.

3. Applications must be in the
applicants own hand writing and
they will be required to give the
following information:—

1. Age.

2. School or University at which
educated and Certificates or
Diplomas obtained.

3. Nature of present and _ past
employment with dates.

4. Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in
which applicant was last em-
ployed.

5, Past experience in work of the
game or similar kind to that
required in the post advertised.

6. Copies of testimonials (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.

Applications which do not contain
the required information will not be
considered.

. 4. Applications, accompanied by
two references, must reach the Secre-
tary, Public Service Commission,
Government Office, by the 30th Nov-
ember, 1954.

Government Office,
Grenada,
8th November, 1954.

No. A.C, 13/89.

Regional Economic Committee
of the British West Indies,
British Guiana and British

Honduras.



The Regional Economic Committee
invites application from suitably
qualified persons for the vacant post
of Administrative Assistant at an
annual salary in the scale of $3,360-
240-$3,840 per annum. Passages on
assumption and termination of ap-
pointment for the Administrative
Assistant and family up to five in all
from and to the place of engagement
will be paid by the Committee. The
post does not at present carry pension
or superannuation rights.

2. The appointment will be for a
period up to the 31st December, 1955
in the first instance.



222 THE

3. Candidates should possess ad-
ministrative experience in relation to
trade and commercial matters and
preference will be given to candi-
dates holding special qualifications in
those fields. Candidates should be
proficient in the assembly and pre-
sentation of statistical material, pub-
licity material, ete. The person
selected will be required, tiger alia,
to assist in regional surveys and the
collation of material for publications
and Information Bulletins of the
Secretariat.

4. The Committee reserves the
right to fill the post by invitation if
no suitable application is received,

5. Applications furnishing full
details of candidate’s education,
special qualifications and experience,
together with supporting documents
and names of two referees should be
addressed to the Executive Secretary,
Regional Economic Committee, Hast-
ings House, Barbados, to reach not
later than Ist December, 1954.

No. A. 77/19—IJI.



Post of Assistant Superinten-
dent of Public Works,
Grenada.

Applications are invited for the
post of Assistant Superintendent of
Public Works, Grenaii.

2. The post, which is pensionable,
carries a salary scale of $2,880-120-
$4,080 per annum. The actual point
of entry in the scale will be deter-
mined in the light of experience and
individual qualifications.

3. The appointment, subject toa
medical certificate of fitness which is
required to be furnished beforehand,
will be for a probationary period of
one year in the first instance, and
may be terminated during that period
by either party by one month’s notice
in writing.

4. able at the current rate of $732 per
annum and the officer will be requir-
ed to keep a car for the performance
of his duties. Government will be
prepared to grant an interest free
loan to the officer for the purchase of
wa car.

5. Quarters are not provided.

6. Free passage to Grenada for
the successful candidate, his wife and
a maximum of 2 children will be
provided.

7. Applicants should state—
(a) Age
(b) Schools or University at

which educated and Certificates or
Diplomas obtained

LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

(c) Nature of present aud past
employments

(¢) Amount of monthly salary
or wages earned in the post in
which applicant is or was last em-
ployed,

(e) Past experience in work of
the same or similar kind to that
required in the post advertised.

They should also furnish copies of
testimonials (which will not be re-
turned to the applicant) certified as
true copies by a Justice of the Peace
ora Minister of Religion or Head of
a Government Department.

8. Qualifications.—The officer
ig expected to possess the standard
qualification of a Civil Engineer, or
its equivalent, and have at least three
years working experience on such
Public Works. A working know-

ledge of Land and Engineering
surveys is essential. He will be

required to assist the Superintendent
of Public Works generally and to
deputise for him when required to
do so.

9. The officer will be required to
carry out all types of Public Works
and such other duties as may from
time to time be required by the
Superintendent of Public Works.

10. He will be subject to Her
Majesty’s Colonial Regulations and to
the General Orders of the Colony.

ti. Applications should be ad-
dressed to the Secretary, Public
Service Commission, Government

Office, Grenada, to reach him not later
than 15th December, 1954.

Government Office,
Grenada.

No. A.C 13/89.

TRAFFIC NOTICE.

The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1946.

By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1946
(No. 5 of 1946), I hereby fix the
period hereunder for the lighting of
vehicles.

Until further notice, the lighting
of vehicles shall be from 5.45 p.m. to
5.45 a.m.

Dated the 23rd day of November,
1954.

E. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.

Ref. No. 36/00004.



ANTIGUA.

[25 November, 1954.

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

Average Circulation: during Septem-
ber :—
Br. Caribbean Cur-
reney Notes
Gov't Currency Notes

49,002,614.90
1,994,778.00
50,996,792.00



Br. Caribbean Curreucy Notes:—
Trinidad & Tobago
(including
Tontserrat)}

». 24,196.394.00

Barbados we. 5.467,000.00
British Guiana » 12,484,227.50
Grenada 1,934,100.00
St. Vincent 526,400.00
St. Lucia 862,000.00
Dominica 995,400.00
Antigua 1,423,300.00
St. Kitts 1,519,500.00





Total Br. Caribbean

Currency Notes .. 49,409,221.50



Trinidad and Tobago
Government Note
circulation

1,313,725.00

Barbados Government







Note circulation 149,327.00
Br. Guiana Government

Note circulation 478.818.50
Total Government

Note circulation 1,941,870.50
Total circulation on

Ist November, 1954 51,351,092.00



Acting Meeutive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.

British Caribbean Ourrency Bourd,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, B.W.I.

Ref. No. 24/00627—IT.

RAINFALL FIGURES.









Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.

1950, 1951. 1952. 1953, 1954,
Jan. 5.41 3.60 241 1.93 3,04
Feb. 2.52 188 1.60 1.02 2,45
Mar. 158 1,09 1.62 5.60 1,08
Apr. 244 216 3.14 206 49
May 2,06 10.54 3.07 1.50 3.83
June 166 274 5.74 131 3,32
July 185 828 838 3.20 3.47
Aug. 10.71 9.18 843 3.15 5.93
Sept. 6.34 12,06 5.55 2.10 9.91
Oct. 5.13 3.90 5,19 85d. ba
Nov. 20th 216 3°32 3.62 845 1.02

41,86 58,75 48,75 26.17 39,16











Printed at the Government Printing Office, Leeward Islands, by E, M. Buackmany, E.D,

Government Printer.—By Authority.
1954

[Price 6 cents.]



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VOL. LXXXII.

THE LEEWARD ISL

219

NDS

GAZETTE.
Published by Authority.

No.



5A.







Notices.





BY THE GOVERNOR OF
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

A PROCLAMATION.

P. D. MacpDonaLp,
Governor's Deputy.

WHEREAS by the Maintenance
Orders (Facilities for Enforcement)
Act (Cap. 12) as amended, provision
has been made for the enforcement
in the Colony of Maintenance Orders
made by a Court in England or
Treland:

AND WHEREAS by section 12
of the said Act, as amended, it is
provided that where the Governor is
satisfied that reciprocal provisions
have been made by the Legislature of
any British possession or any territory
under Her Majesty’s protection for the
enforcement within such possession
or territory, of maintenance Orders
made by Courts in the Colony, the
Governor may by proclamation
extend the said Act to such posses-
sion or territory, and the said Act
shall thereupon apply in respect of
such possession or territory as
though the references to England or
Ireland were references to such
possession or territory and the
references to the Secretary of State
were references to the Governor of
such possession or territory:

THE

AND WHEREAS the Governor is
satisfied that the Legislature of the
States of Jersey has made reciprocal
provision for the enforcement within
the said States of Maintenance Orders
made by CourtS within the Colony
of the Leeward Islands:

NOW, THEREFORE, the
Governor by virtue and in exercise
of the powers in him vested by the
the above recited Act, is pleased to
proclaim and doth hereby proclaim
that the Maintenance Orders (Facili-
ties for Enforcement) Act, as ameni-
ed, is hereby extended to the States
of Jersey.

GIVEN under my hand at the Gov-
ernment House, Antigua, this
18th day of November, 1954, and
in the third year of Her Majesty’s
reign,

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

> a 47/00267.

2k 12.97,
Z ayo

It is hereby notified for general
information that postage stamps 6f
the values specified below, for use in
the Presidency of St. Kitts, Nevis
and Anguilla will be released for sale
in that Presidency on the Ist Decem-
ber, 1954, in addition to denomina-
tions of lower values which were
placed on sale on the Ist March,
1954:—

24 cents, 48 cents,
$1.20, and $4.80.

60 cents,

The designs of these stamps are
identical with those of the current
main issue except that the Portrait
of Her Majesty Queen ELIZABETH II
replaces that of His Late Majesty
King GtorGe VI.

The Sesretariat,
antigua,
18th November, 1954.
Ref. No. 62/00010.

It is hereby notified that Mr. R. 8.
Byron has been appointed to be a
Justice of the Peace in and for the
island of Barbuda during such time
as he is performing the duties of the
post of Warden of Barbuda.

The Secretariat,
Antigua,
20th November, 1954.

Ref. No. 43/00005.

No. 106.

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

BENJAMIN, Miss M., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade ITI.
Sept. 6.

Byron. R. 8S., House Property Man-

ager, seconded as Warden. Barbuda.
Nov. 19

DEFREITAS, M., to be Certificated

Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade IT. Sept. 1

FRANCIS, Miss H., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
Nov. 5

GEORGE, Miss G., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade II.
Apr. 1, 1953

HALLPIKE, Miss M., to be Certificated
Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
. Nov. 1






ZENYs to be Ok Hiwted Element-
school Head cer Grade IT,
“] \ MY. 1, 1953
EE Lo, te

BI, K., to Vi Certifiettifid Element-
ary School Head Teacher Grade IT.
. Apr. 1, 1953

see j a
Res Miss ®., tobe Certificated
CBtany-Setiool Asst. Grade II.
Apr. 1, 1953





JOSEPH, Miss G., to be Certificated
Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
Apr. 1, 1953

KING, C., to be Certificated Element-
ary School Assistant Grade IT.
Mar. 1

Lett, Miss R., to be Junior Clerk,
library, Antigua. April 9
(Un substitution for Gazette Notice

No. 60 of 28th October, 1954).

Morea, S., to be Certificated Ele-
mentary School Head Teacher
Grade II. Sept. 1

PHILBERT, F. X., to be Certificated
Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade I. Sept. 1

PIPER, J., to be Certificated Element-
ary School Assistant Grade I.
Nov. 1
PRINCE, J.. to be Certificated Ele-
mentary School Assistant Grade IT
Aug. 1, 1953

QUINN, J., to be Certificated Element-

ary School Head Teacher Grade II.
Feb. 14, 1953

RICHARDS, L. C., to be Certificated

Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade IT. Sept. 1

SEBASTIAN, J., Apprentice, Govern-
ment Printing Office, to be 3rd

Class Technician, Government
Printing Office, on probation,
Sept. 1

STERLING, Miss F., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade IT.
Apr. 1, 1953

TuHIBOU, G. A., Principal Adminis-

tration, seconded as Principal, Post
Office, Antigua. Nov. 19

WALTER, C., to be Certificated Ele-

mentary School Assissant Grade II.
May 1

WILLIAMS, Mrs. I., to be Certificated

Elementary School Asst. Grade I.
Aug. 1, 1953

WILLIAMS, Mrs. I., to be Certificated

Elementary School Head Teacher
Grade I. May 1
220 THE

No. 107.

The Governor’s Deputy has been
pleased to assent to the undermen-
tioned Ordinances:—

Montserrat.

No. 13 of 1954. “The General
Local Loan (Amendment) Ordinance,
1954”. Nov. 19

No. 14 of 1954, “The Central
Library Ordinance, 1954”.

Nov. 20



Declaration dated October 12,
1954, made under section 3
of the Land Acquisition Act,
1944 (No. 11/1944) for the
acquisition of certain land in
the Island of Antigua requir-
ed for public purpose.

IT IS HEREBY DECLARED that
the Governor in Council with the
approval of the Legislative Council
of the Presidency of Antigua consi-
ders that the land described in the
Schedule hereto being the property
of RAYMOND EBENEZER JARVIS de-
ceased but subject to a life interest in
favour of JOYCE FREDERICA JARVIS,
should be acquired for public pur-
poses, namely, for the erection of a
Market Shed and Abattoir in the
Town of Parham in the Island of
Antigua.

Schedule.

All that piece or parcel of land
situate in the Town of Parham in the
Island of Antigua containing 6,043
square feet and bounded as follows,
that is to say on the North and West
by the Public Road, on the East by
a wall and lands of GORDON and
RICHARDS on the South by a wall
and land of EDWARDS.



Made by the Governor in Council
this 12th day of October, 1954.

J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Couneil.



Declaration dated October 26,
1954, made under Section 8
of the Land Acquisition Act,
1944, (No. 11/1944) for the
acquisition of certain land in
the Presidency of Antigua
required for Public purposes.

It is Hereby Declared that the
Governor in Council with the ap-
proval of the Legislative Council of
the Presidency of Antigua considers
that the lands forming part of Five
Iglands Estate situate in the Parish of
Saint John in the Island of Antigua
and more particularly described in the
Schedule hereto, should be acquired
for public purposes, namely :—

(1) to obtain a site for the erection
of a school and provision of play-
ground;

LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE

(2) to obtain an area for exten-
sion of the existing village of Five
Islands;

(3) to provide agricultural plots
for the villagers of Five Islands;
and,

(4) to provide a grazing area for
the stock of the said villagers.

Schedule.

All that portion of land forming
part of the Five Islands Estate and
consisting of two parcels of land
containing in the whole 125 acres or
thereabouts situated on the Five Is-
lands peninsula in the Parish of St.
John in the Presidency of Antigua
being:—

(1) an area lying north of the
Five Islands road and west of the
village of Five Islands, and

(2) an area lying south of the
Five Islands road and west of the
said village.

Made by the Governor in Council
this 26th day of October, 1954.

J. L. ROBINSON,
Clerk of the Council.



NATURALISATION.

It is hereby notified for general
information that a _ certificate of

Naturalisation No. 2 of 1954, dated
the 26th October, 1954, has been
granted to Mr. RANDALL HIPPOLYTE
LOCKHART of the Army Base, Anti-
gua, under the British Nationality
Act, 1948.

The Secretariat,
Antigua.
16th November, 1954.



In the Supreme Court of the
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands.

ANTIGUA CIRCUIT.

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that
in pursuance of Rules made by the
Chief Justice under Section 16 of the
Windward Islands and Leeward Is-
lands Courts Order in Council, 1939,
on the 16th day of October, 1941, as
amended, the Honourable the Puisne
Judge selected for the sitting of the
Court in the Antigua Circuit has
appointed the undermentioned day
on which the ensuing Circuit shall sit
in the Presidency, that is to say:—

On Monday the 10th day of January,
1955, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon.

H. S. L. MOSELEY,
Registrar, Antigua Circuit.

Registrar's Office,
Antigua.
24th November, 1954.

{25 November, 1954.

PROVOST MARSHAL’S OFFICE.
ANTIGUA.
4th November, 1954.

Notice igs hereby given that there
will be sold on the various premises
in the City of Saint John on Thurs-
day the 2nd day of December, 1954
at 12 o’clock noon, the Lands and
Tenements belonging to the persons
hereafter named.

BEHIND DICKENSONBAY
STREET.

Nehemiah Knight, Sarah Stuart,
Josiah Tittle, Evelyn George, Pearl
Hutchinson, Nathaniel White,
Beatrice Julian, Edgar Richards,
Agatha Horsford.

DICKENSONBAY STREET.
George Williams. Margaret Josiah,
Kileen Haywood, Edmund Simon,
Archibald Weston, Ickford Winter.
ST. GEORGE’S STREET.

Maria A. Watson, Estate of Sarah

Saunders, William Small, Joseph
Edwards, Isabella Davis, Edward
King, Grace Greenidge, Elizabeth

Edwards, Agatha Matthews.
ST. JOHN’S STREET.

J. A. N. Brown, Igal Winter (4),
Cecilia Christian, Johanna John and
others, Estate of John Punter, George
Whener, James 8. Beazer, Heirs of
Eliza Stevens, Adelaide Buntin,
Samuel Henry, Cathleen Charles,
Estate of Henrietta Brown, Heirs of
Fred Adams.

MARINERS LANE.

Isaline Perry, Ebenezer
Christopher, Irene Walker, Estate of
J. P. Samuel.

WILKINSON STREET.

Norris Destin, Alice Jarvis, Joseph
James, Maria I. Farrell, Estate of
Mary Benjamin, Frances Cann, Estate
of Joseph Raynolds, Andrew
Emanuel, Christophine Samuel,
Bryson & Co.

REDCLIFFE STREET.
Antigua A. F. Lodge.
NEVIS STREET.

Walter Murrain, Estate of Thomas
Byam, Ann Barton, Heirs of Eliza
Bennett, Bertha Buckley.

TANNER STREET.

Estate of Frances O’Harro, Heirs of
Barton.

SOUTH STREET.

Joshua Henry, Robert Gallway,
Estate of John Chalmers, Joseph HF.
Martin, Ellen Mason, Florence
Sowerby.

CORN ALLEY.
Mary Pereira, Althea Lahon.
25 November, 1954. THE

TEMPLE STREET.
Constance Hill, Elisha Challenger.
CHURCH LANE.

Randolph Michael, (2), Mstate of
Janes Henry, Richard Williams,
Estate of Kudora Kirby. Heirs of
Edward King.

OTTOS LAND.

Alea Tuitt, Clarence Christian,
Joseph H. Martin, Elvira Edmund (2).

The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1954.

H. S. L. MOSLEY,

Provost Marshal.

PROVOST MARSHAL’S OFFICE,
ANTIGUA.
8th NOVEMBER, 1954.

Notice is hereby given thai there
will be sold on the various premises
in the City of Saint John on Thurs-
day the 9th day of December, 1954,
at 12 o’clock noon, the Lands and
Tenements belonging to the persons
hereafter named—

ALFRED PETERS STREET

Eliza Jeffery, Alphonso Hamilton,
Pearl Hutchinson, Phyllis DeSilvia,
Mrs. Dennis Samuel, Winifred
Robbins, Ruth Warner.

BENNETT STREET.

Ursula Matthew, Olive Hazlewood,
Peter Philip, Hilda Hill.

ST. JOHN’S STREET.

Ann Martin, Kate D. McAndrew,
Estate of Charles Isaac, Mary Grant,
Charles Isaac, Thomas O’Brien, Alice
Adams, James & Mitchell, Eliza
Jeffery, Ellen John, Nathaniel James,
Charlotte Mathurin.

BISHOPGATE STREET.

Heirs of James Cephas, Dulcina
Vann, Selina Billinghurst, Florence
Ramsay, ‘horas Williams, Heirs of
A. Laviscount, Thomas B. Martin,
Margaret Beazer.

NORTH STREET.

Mary Samuel, Louisa Semper,
Heirs of S. Daniel, Dorcas Osborne,
Ferdinand Martin, Alfred Hunte,
Alice Horsford, Heirs of Julictt
Bonien, John Sebastian, Titus Simon.

HAWKINS STREET.

Alice M. Higgins.

HOOD STREET.

Francis James (2), George B. Lake,
Brunella Benjamin (2), Edgar
Thomas, James H. King.

DRAKE STREET.

James Martin, Henry Edwards (2).

LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE, 221.

FORT ROAD.

Arthur Roberts, Gwendolyn Simon,
Caliste Destin, Harold Scholar, Joseph
Thomas, Gwendolyn George, Pearla
Hutchinson, Cecil Kendall, Ruth
Barnes, L. E. George.

CROSS STREET.
0, St. A. Duke.

OTTOS LAND.
David E. Joseph.

RODNEY STREET.
Elvyina Edmund.
NELSON STREET.

Alberta Parker, Thomas Warner,
Touisa Nichodemus, Ephraim John,

The same having been levied upon
to satisfy the City Rate due thereon
for the year 1954.

H. 8. L. MOSELEY,
Provost Marshal.



Government of Grenada.

APPOINTMENT OF HARBOUR MASTER



Applications are invited for the
post of Harbour Master. The scale
attached to the pest is $2880 per
annum rising by annual increments
of $120 to $8840 per annum. ‘The
officer appointed will receive such
salary within the approved scale as
his experience and qualifications
justify. He will be appointed either
on contract or probation, the decision
depending on his age and qualifica-
tions. An officer appointed on pro-
bation will be required to serve a
probationary period of two years
before he can be considered for per-
manent and pensionable status. A
contract of employment will be for a
period of three years. In either case
the officer selected will be subject to
the Colonial Regulations and General
Orders in force from time to time.
A medical certificate of fitness will
be required. Government does not
provide free quarters but quarters
may be provided, if available, at a
rental of 5% of their capital value or
10% of the officer’s total emoluments,
whichever is the less. The appoint-
ment does not carry a motor transport
allowance. A commuted overtime
fee at the rate of $240 per annum is
payable.

9. The Harbour Master will be in
control of all shipping operations in
St. George’s harbour, and will direct
the manner and times of berthing
and departure of vessels and the
allocation of berths. He will be
responsible for the orderly stowage,
safe custody and removal of cargo on
and from the wharves; for the exercise
of discipline over all Government
officers, including Customs officers,
while they are employed on the
wharves in St. George’s harbour; for
the inspection and surveying of all

intercolonial vessels and coastwise
traders. He will be the senior mem-
ber of the Board of Examiners for
the issue of certificates of competency
to masters and mates under the ship-
ping Ordinance: a Surveyor under the
Merchant Shipping Act, 1894; and the
Shipping Master and Registrar of
Shipping. He will ensure the proper
care and maintenance of all harbour
buoys, marks, beacons, lighthouses,
peirs, jetties, wharves, launches,
boats, ete., in Grenada and Carriacou.
Applications from candidates with a
knowledge of Customs methods and
procedure will be given special con-
sideration.

3. Applications must be in the
applicants own hand writing and
they will be required to give the
following information:—

1. Age.

2. School or University at which
educated and Certificates or
Diplomas obtained.

3. Nature of present and _ past
employment with dates.

4. Amount of monthly salary or
wages earned in the post in
which applicant was last em-
ployed.

5, Past experience in work of the
game or similar kind to that
required in the post advertised.

6. Copies of testimonials (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.

Applications which do not contain
the required information will not be
considered.

. 4. Applications, accompanied by
two references, must reach the Secre-
tary, Public Service Commission,
Government Office, by the 30th Nov-
ember, 1954.

Government Office,
Grenada,
8th November, 1954.

No. A.C, 13/89.

Regional Economic Committee
of the British West Indies,
British Guiana and British

Honduras.



The Regional Economic Committee
invites application from suitably
qualified persons for the vacant post
of Administrative Assistant at an
annual salary in the scale of $3,360-
240-$3,840 per annum. Passages on
assumption and termination of ap-
pointment for the Administrative
Assistant and family up to five in all
from and to the place of engagement
will be paid by the Committee. The
post does not at present carry pension
or superannuation rights.

2. The appointment will be for a
period up to the 31st December, 1955
in the first instance.
222 THE

3. Candidates should possess ad-
ministrative experience in relation to
trade and commercial matters and
preference will be given to candi-
dates holding special qualifications in
those fields. Candidates should be
proficient in the assembly and pre-
sentation of statistical material, pub-
licity material, ete. The person
selected will be required, tiger alia,
to assist in regional surveys and the
collation of material for publications
and Information Bulletins of the
Secretariat.

4. The Committee reserves the
right to fill the post by invitation if
no suitable application is received,

5. Applications furnishing full
details of candidate’s education,
special qualifications and experience,
together with supporting documents
and names of two referees should be
addressed to the Executive Secretary,
Regional Economic Committee, Hast-
ings House, Barbados, to reach not
later than Ist December, 1954.

No. A. 77/19—IJI.



Post of Assistant Superinten-
dent of Public Works,
Grenada.

Applications are invited for the
post of Assistant Superintendent of
Public Works, Grenaii.

2. The post, which is pensionable,
carries a salary scale of $2,880-120-
$4,080 per annum. The actual point
of entry in the scale will be deter-
mined in the light of experience and
individual qualifications.

3. The appointment, subject toa
medical certificate of fitness which is
required to be furnished beforehand,
will be for a probationary period of
one year in the first instance, and
may be terminated during that period
by either party by one month’s notice
in writing.

4. able at the current rate of $732 per
annum and the officer will be requir-
ed to keep a car for the performance
of his duties. Government will be
prepared to grant an interest free
loan to the officer for the purchase of
wa car.

5. Quarters are not provided.

6. Free passage to Grenada for
the successful candidate, his wife and
a maximum of 2 children will be
provided.

7. Applicants should state—
(a) Age
(b) Schools or University at

which educated and Certificates or
Diplomas obtained

LEEWARD ISLANDS GAZETTE.

(c) Nature of present aud past
employments

(¢) Amount of monthly salary
or wages earned in the post in
which applicant is or was last em-
ployed,

(e) Past experience in work of
the same or similar kind to that
required in the post advertised.

They should also furnish copies of
testimonials (which will not be re-
turned to the applicant) certified as
true copies by a Justice of the Peace
ora Minister of Religion or Head of
a Government Department.

8. Qualifications.—The officer
ig expected to possess the standard
qualification of a Civil Engineer, or
its equivalent, and have at least three
years working experience on such
Public Works. A working know-

ledge of Land and Engineering
surveys is essential. He will be

required to assist the Superintendent
of Public Works generally and to
deputise for him when required to
do so.

9. The officer will be required to
carry out all types of Public Works
and such other duties as may from
time to time be required by the
Superintendent of Public Works.

10. He will be subject to Her
Majesty’s Colonial Regulations and to
the General Orders of the Colony.

ti. Applications should be ad-
dressed to the Secretary, Public
Service Commission, Government

Office, Grenada, to reach him not later
than 15th December, 1954.

Government Office,
Grenada.

No. A.C 13/89.

TRAFFIC NOTICE.

The Vehicles & Road Traffic
Ordinance, 1946.

By virtue of the powers conferred
on me in Section 2 of the Vehicles
and Road Traffic Ordinance, 1946
(No. 5 of 1946), I hereby fix the
period hereunder for the lighting of
vehicles.

Until further notice, the lighting
of vehicles shall be from 5.45 p.m. to
5.45 a.m.

Dated the 23rd day of November,
1954.

E. M. V. JAMES, Lt. Col.,
Traffic Commissioner.

Ref. No. 36/00004.



ANTIGUA.

[25 November, 1954.

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

Average Circulation: during Septem-
ber :—
Br. Caribbean Cur-
reney Notes
Gov't Currency Notes

49,002,614.90
1,994,778.00
50,996,792.00



Br. Caribbean Curreucy Notes:—
Trinidad & Tobago
(including
Tontserrat)}

». 24,196.394.00

Barbados we. 5.467,000.00
British Guiana » 12,484,227.50
Grenada 1,934,100.00
St. Vincent 526,400.00
St. Lucia 862,000.00
Dominica 995,400.00
Antigua 1,423,300.00
St. Kitts 1,519,500.00





Total Br. Caribbean

Currency Notes .. 49,409,221.50



Trinidad and Tobago
Government Note
circulation

1,313,725.00

Barbados Government







Note circulation 149,327.00
Br. Guiana Government

Note circulation 478.818.50
Total Government

Note circulation 1,941,870.50
Total circulation on

Ist November, 1954 51,351,092.00



Acting Meeutive Commissioner,
British Caribbean
Currency Board.

British Caribbean Ourrency Bourd,
Treasury Chambers,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad, B.W.I.

Ref. No. 24/00627—IT.

RAINFALL FIGURES.









Central Experiment Station,
Antigua.

1950, 1951. 1952. 1953, 1954,
Jan. 5.41 3.60 241 1.93 3,04
Feb. 2.52 188 1.60 1.02 2,45
Mar. 158 1,09 1.62 5.60 1,08
Apr. 244 216 3.14 206 49
May 2,06 10.54 3.07 1.50 3.83
June 166 274 5.74 131 3,32
July 185 828 838 3.20 3.47
Aug. 10.71 9.18 843 3.15 5.93
Sept. 6.34 12,06 5.55 2.10 9.91
Oct. 5.13 3.90 5,19 85d. ba
Nov. 20th 216 3°32 3.62 845 1.02

41,86 58,75 48,75 26.17 39,16











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