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Letters 14,200,000 1,785,030 3,824,400 19,809,430 about 4,438 miles of parochial roads.
Cards 375,500 243,400
75,500 694,400 14,575,500 2,028,430 3,899,900 20,503,830
There is regular and frequent communication between Europe and Jamaica. Messrs. Elders' and Fyffe, the Jamaica Banana Producers S.S.C., and Standard Fruit and Shipping Co. furnish frequent and regular Services for mails, passengers and freight. The voyage takes 12 to 12 days. There is also steamship communication between the United States, Jamaica, and Central America, maintained by United Fruit Co. and Grace Line, and Standard Fruit and S.S. Co. The Canadian National Steamships also furnish regular Services to Canada, British Honduras, Nassau and Bermuda.
Overseas telegraphic communications are operated by Cable and Wireless (West Indies) Ltd., working in close association with Cable and Wireless, Limited, London, providing world-wide facilities by submarine cable and wireless telegraph circuits with particular emphasis on British Empire communications.
Automatic Duplex signalling is available from Kingston to London, Montreal, New York, Halifax, N.S., Bermuda, Barbados, Cuba, and Porto Rico and direct wireless circuits with Nassau, Bahamas, Belize, British Honduras, and Cayman Islands. Communications with Ships at Sea off Jamaica is maintained through the Company's Kingston W/T Station (V Q I).
Radiotelephone facilities are also provided by Cable and Wireless (West Indies) Limited interconnecting with the public telephone Services in Jamaica.
17 miles; from Bog Walk to Port Antonio, 541 miles; from May Pen to Frankfield, 23 miles; and from Linstead to New Works, 2 miles.
The island is intersected by an extensive system of tar-treated and metalled roads, suitable for motoring, the highest one passes over a gap at an elevation of a little over 4,000 feet. Owing to the configuration of the island there are many bridges and culverts and sharp turns; the maximum grades are generally 1 in 15. There are 2,455 miles of main roads, and
All the West India cables mentioned above were taken over and operated by the West India and Panama Telegraph Company in conjunction with Cable & Wireless Limited as from 1st January, 1937. Telegraph lines connect all the principal towns, and there are 208 telegraph and telephone stations. The total mileage open is 2,646. 2,158 miles along roads, 215 miles P.O. lines on railway, and 273 along railway lines. The receipts in 1937 were 17,5751.
The railway extends from Kingston to Montego Bay, in the parish of St. James, a distance of 112 miles 60 chains, and to Port Antonio, in the parish of Portland, in the other direction, by a branch line from Spanish Town of 63 miles; and to Ewarton, by a branch line from Bog Walk, on the Port Antonio branch, of 8 miles 40 chains, and by a branch line from May Pen to Frankfield, 23 miles; also from Linstead to New Works, 2 miles 40 chains. The total length of line open is 210 miles. The railway was purchased by an American syndicate, who, under agreement, extended it to Port Antonio on the northeast and to Montego Bay on the north-west, but the Company having failed the Government resumed possession of the line on 16th August, 1900. The total railway debt charge for 1937-38, providing for interest and repayment, is 89,3411. The receipts in 1937-38 were more than the expenditure by 63,0801., leaving a deficiency of 26,2611. There is also a line of telegraph and telephone along the railway from Kingston to Montego Bay, 1123 miles; Spanish Town to Ewarton,
A coastal service is run by the United Fruit Co., the Royal Mail Lines Ltd., and the Webster Co. with motor vessels and sailing vessels whenever cargo is available.
The United Fruit Co., the Royal Mail Lines Ltd., the Jamaica Banana Producers Association Ltd., the Standard Fruit & Steamship Corp., and Harrison Line maintain a weekly steamship service and also call at outports when necessary.
Kingston, Montego Bay, Falmouth and St. Ann's Bay are ports of registry. During the year ended 31st December, 1937, no ships were built.
The import duties are collected at both specific and ad valorem rates. The articles paying specific duties fall chiefly under the heads of Food, Drink and Tobacco. Provision is made for preferential rates on Empire Products. The general ad valorem duty is 20% and the preferential rate is 15%. There are slight variations in these rates on certain classes of goods.
Other parts of Empire ..
The following table shows the percentage of trade with the United Kingdom, other parts of the Empire and the principal foreign countries during 1937. Percentage Percentage
of Imports of Domestic
Total British Empire :
2,274,590 tons 2,377,822 tons
United States America
Dutch West Indies
Total Foreign Countries:
Grand Total (not includ-
0/ 10 4.81
White. Coloured. Black. Indian, &c. 1881 14,432 109,946 444,186 12,240 1891 14,692 121,955 488,624 14,220 1911 15,605 163,201 630,181 1921 14,476 157,223 660,420 25,999 Governors since 1883.
J. A. G. Smith, K.C., Clarendon.
G. S. Seymour, O.B.E., St. Andrew.
R. Ehrenstein, St. Thomas.
C. A. Reid, Manchester.
H. E. Vernon, St. Mary.
H. E. Allan, Portland.
C. A. Little, St. Ann.
H. A. L. Simpson, O.B.E., Kingston.
E. V. V. Allen, St. Elizabeth.
E. A. McNeill, St. Catherine.
A. B. Lowe, St. James.
Rev. J. W. Maxwell, Trelawny.
M. H. Segré, Westmoreland.
22,396 831,383 Clerk of the Legislative Council, Clinton Hart, 450!. Deputy Clerk, H. S. Hickling, 180l. to 3001.
1883, Gen. Sir H. W. Norman, G.C.B., G.C.M.G.,
1888, Sir Henry Arthur Blake, G.C.M.G.
1898, Sir A. W. L. Hemming, G.C.M.G.
1904, Sir J. A. Swettenham, K.C.M.G.
1907, Sir Sydney Olivier, K.C.M.G.
Colonial Secretary, A. W. G. H. Grantham, 1,500!,
2nd Assistant Colonial Secretary, J. D. Lucie Smith,
1913, Sir W. H. Manning, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., C.B. Principal Clerks, S. F. Binns, W. P. O'B. Thomson,
1918, Sir Leslie Probyn, K.C.M.G.
1924, Brig. Gen. Sir Samuel H. Wilson, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., C.B.
1926, Sir R. E. Stubbs, G.C.M.G.
1932, Sir Ransford Slater, G.C.M.G.. C.B.E. 1934, Sir Edward Denham, G.C.M.G., K.B.E. 1938, Sir Arthur F. Richards, K.C.M.G.
NOTE. All salaries over 1001. a year are by Law 21 of 1904 subject to a deduction of 4 per cent. payable to a Widows' and Orphans' Pension scheme. Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief, Sir Arthur F. Richards, K.C.M.G., 5,000l., and 500l. duty allowance.
Private Secretary, Commander Jermyn Rushbrooke,
Aide-de-Camp, Lieut.-Commander Ian D. Elliot, R.N.
The Senior Officer Commanding the Troops.
L. C. Roberts, (vacant), 5251. to 600l.
First Class Clerks, C. L. Swaby, A. C. Thomas, W. A. Cover (acting), L. M. Johns (acting), E. P. Buckley (acting), 3251. to 450l. and personal allowances of 50l. p.a.
Second Class Clerks, B. A. Hepburn, C. A. C. Crompton-Nicholas, V. H. McFarlane (acting), J. H. Clerk (acting), 2001. to 300l., and personal allow. ances of 501. p.a.
Government Printer, A. G. B. Mathews, 5501. to 650% Superintendent of Press, E. D. Matthews, 450l. to 5001.
Passport and Permit Officer, L. T. Fox (acting), 180.
Assistant Engineers, W. T. P. Perkins, A.M.I.C.E., G. A. R. Farquharson, A.M.I.C.E., 450l. to 550!. by 251.
Engineer for Irrigation, A. M. Hall, 550l. to 6001. by 251., and 1301. travelling allowance. 1st Class Superintendents, D. H. Lynch, G. H. E. Lyons, S. A. G. Taylor, L. B. Spence, H. F. S. Hoyes, A. R. Magnus, A. R. Suarez, H. P. Rubic, G. F. Alberga, A.M.I.C.E., H. S. Brownlow, A.M.I.Struc.E., 550l. to 600l. by 251.
2nd Class Superintendents, E. V. Williams, G. Cox, M. B. J. Mordecai, L. C. Stedman, K. O. Streadwick, C. D. Bell, (one vacant), 400l. to 500l. by 251. 3rd Class Superintendents, L. H. Feurtado, A. M. Alberga, A.M.I.C.E., Assoc.M.Eng.Inst. of Canada, H. A. Plant, B. S. Duncombe, H. R. Phillpotts, A.M.I.C.E., R. J. Feurtado, G. M. Bicknell, B. C. Sylvester, H. C. Murray, A.M.I.C.E., E. de C. Penso, A.M.I.C.E., 300l. to 3751. by
Assistant Superintendents, C. L. Blair, O. C. Plant,
Superintendent Public Works Stores, (vacant), 5007. to 6501. by 501.
Superintendent, Machinery, A. Scarff, 500l. to 6001. by 251.
Assistant Superintendent, Machinery, K. J. Broderick, 350l. to 450l. by 251.
Chief Draughtsman, W. Y. Feurtado, 400l. to 5501. by
2nd Class ditto, F. C. Isaacs and E. W. Brodhurst, and C. S. Irving, 180l. to 3001, by 201.
Surveyor General (vacant), 800l. to 9001. by 501.,
Assistant Surveyor General (Land Settlement), 500l. to 6501. by 501., (vacant).
Surveyors, 450l. to 5501. by 251., J. A. Speak, P.A.S.I., G. G. Brinsley, Major F. J. Quinton, O. B. Rogers, and H. F. Edwards.
Land Settlement Officer, 3251. to 450l. by 25l., A. H. Edwards.
Financial Clerk, 400l. to 500l. by 25l., D. C. Mais, M.M., F.R.S.A., F.I.A.C. (acting).
First Class Clerk, 3251. to 450l. by 251., A. J. Greenidge, A.C.R.A., B. C. Marsh.
Second Class Clerks, 180l. to 3001. by 201., W. G. Parkinson, S. M. Bramwell, A. D. Langley (2 vacant).
Chief Draughtsman, 2001. to 300l. by 201., L. E. Saunders.
Director, H. C. Powell, A.M. Inst. T., 1,200l. to 1,350. Chief Engineer, H. R. Fox, B.Sc., A.M.I.C.E., 700. to 8001.
Assistant Chief Engineer, V. J. Streadwick, A.R.I.B.A. A.M.I.S.E., 550l. to 650l.
Telegraph and Telephone Inspector, E. H. Cartwright, 400l. to 4501.
Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent,
His Excellency The Governor, President.
Accountant, D. G. Macdonald, 400l.
Nineteen Agricultural Instructors, 2001. to 3401. (with reimbursement of travelling expenses).
One Special Instructor for Beekeeping.
Financial Clerk, N. B. Donaldson, Hons. Dip. Accountancy, 3251. to 4501.
2nd Class Clerks, Miss E. Marson, R. S. Nelson, L. A. Boothe, 180l. to 3001.
Superintendent of Public Gardens and Plant Breeder, M. S. Goodman, 450l. to 500l., with quarters. Horticulturist, E. Downes, 350l. to 450l. and quarters. Plant Pathologist, F. E. V. Smith, B.Sc., 600l. to 750l. (Seconded as Development and Marketing Officer). F. S. Ward, B.S.A. (temporary appointment). Entomologist, W. H. Edwards, D.I.C., F.E.S., 600l. to 7501.
Deputy Island Chemist, W. L. Barnett, M.A., B.Sc., F.L.C., 600l. to 7501.
Agricultural Chemist, H. H. Croucher, B.Sc., 600l. to
Botanist, L. N. H. Larter, 550l. to 750l.
Assistant to Deputy Island Chemist, E. N. Richards, 4751. to 5501.
Agricultural Superintendent, R. S. Martinez, Dip. Agr., 400l. to 500l. Personal allowance, 50%. Agricultural Officer, L. L. Carrington, Dip. Agr., 400l. Junior Agricultural Officers, H. C. Miller, D.I.C.T.A., J. M. McEwen, D.I.C.T.A. (seconded to act as Senior Assistant Master, Farm School), E. A. Tai, D.I.C.T.A., R. C. Bridge, L. B. Robinson, 175l. to 3501.
Senior Veterinary Officer, Dr. S. Lockett, D.V.S., 600%. to 750l.
Stock Inspector, T. P. Lecky, B.S.A., 150l. to 2501. Supervising Inspector of Plant Diseases, J. B. Sutherland, 3251. to 5501.
Inspectors of Plant Diseases, N. R. McHardy, A. T. Wilmot, W. S. Wittingham, I. L. Dowden, E. M. Carey, R. Glen Campbell, G. G. Macfarlane, L. A. Russell, F. F. Graham, M. S. Allen, W. C. Castello, S. O. Coy, N. E. C. Thomson, C. W. J. Bewley, C. J. Case, A. D. Arnaud, O. L. Carnegie, L. C. Anderson, I. H. Tomlinson, 150l. to 2501. Headmaster and Farm Superintendent, J. W. Howe, M.Sc., 650l. to 750l. with quarters.
Assistant Masters, L. A. Powell, 250l. to 300l. (seconded to act as Agricultural Superintendent, Grove Place Stud Farm), H. C. Virtue, 160l. to 2601., V. A. Valentine, 1007. to 160l., with board and quarters.
Agricultural Superintendent, Grove Place Stud Farm, A. F. Thelwell, 400l. to 500l. with quarters. (Seconded to act as Secretary Jamaica Agricultural Society.).
Superintendent of Stock, E. U. Lewis, 250l. with quarters.
Chief Inspector of Produce, P. W. Murray, 8001. Inspectors of Produce, R. C. Somerville, A. M. Douet, H. B. Monteith, I. H. Campbell, C. M. G. Purchas,
Trevor Thomson, 6001.
Development and Marketing Officer, F. E. V. Smith, B.Sc. (seconded), 800l. to 1,000%.
Manager, Marketing Division, G. K. Angles, 600l. to 7001.
Assistant Manager, Marketing Division, E. G. Whitbread, 400l. to 450l.
Assistant Manager, Marketing Division (Accounting), R. A. Crosswell, 250l. to 3007.
Forest Officer, C. Swabey, 700l. to 7507.
Forest Settlement Officer, E. M. Brown, 400l. to 5001.
Agricultural Loan Societies Board.
Secretary, E. L. Jack, 475l. to 5501.
Treasurer, A. H. Hodges, C.M.G., 1,000Z.
Clerks, 2nd Class, A. St. G. Taylor, A. A. Harrison,
Sir Thomas Roxburgh, C.M.G.
1st Class Clerk, J. R. Lewis, 3251. to 4501.
Government Savings Bank.
Manager, F. D. M. MacPhail, 8001. Accountant, F. A. Erskine, 475l. to 550l. 1st Class Clerks, R. O. St. C. Evans, V. A. Nelson, V. L. Cappé, A. A. Box, L. Lewis and J. M. Richardson, 3251. to 4501.
2nd Class Clerks, G. M. Logan, L. E. Royes, E. N. Sheridan, H. C. D. Mitchell, A. H. Richards, L. M. Holtz, D. V. Smith, 180l. to 300%.
Stamp Commissioner, Capt. H. M. Hawkes (holds this office in conjunction with that of Collector-General). Deputy Stamp Commissioner, C. C. Manton, 6001. to 7001.
1st Class Clerk, L. M. Kirkpatrick, 3251. to 4501. 2nd Class Clerk, J. McIntosh, 180l. to 3001.
Postmaster for Jamaica, (vacant), 800l. to 9007. Assistant Postmaster, W. A. Campbell, 550 to 6501,
Inspecting Officers, O. S. V. Brown and E. G. Soutar, Supervisor of Post Offices, E. L. Morris, 475. to 5501
3251. to 4501.
Auditor-General, J. L. Worlledge, 1,000l.
First-Class Clerks, R. C. Henriques, O. R. Nunes,
Chief Clerk and Accountant, H. E. A. Romney, 4751 to 5501.
Superintendent of Telegraphs and Electrical Inspector T. J. Guilfoyle, 550l. to 750l.
Wireless Inspector, T. J. Guilfoyle, 100%. (nonpensionable).
Assistant Superintendent of Telegraphs and a Govern
ment Electrical Inspector, S. P. Bather, 4751. to 5501. 1st Class Clerks, J. F. Hearne, G. White, M. V. Hearne, E. J. Andrews and E. M. Morales, 3251, to 4501.
2nd Class ditto, I. Gauntlett, R. E. Weston, E. Seivright, A. V. Nash, C. Grannum, H. A. Fairweather, D. G. Priestley, R. E. Mais, I. F. Escoffery, 180l. to 300l.
Postal and Telegraph Clerks, District Postmasters and Assistants, 449-35,2761.
Revenue Department. Collector-General, Capt. M. H. Hawkes, 1,000. Supervisor, J. W. Gayner, 600l. to 750l. Chief Clerk, W. D. Logan, 475l. to 5501. 1st Class Clerks, E. H. Evans, O. W. Grosett, E. C. Forbes, W. L. Crawford and C. L. Campbell, 3251. to 4501.
2nd Class Clerks, G. R. Simpson, C. W. Hewitt, I. Phipps, Miss E. E. Brown, G. Reid, O. M. Royes, R. O. Guilfoyle, S. C. Gordon, R. H. Kerr and H. P. Forbes, 1807. to 3001.
1st Class Collectors of Taxes, J. S. Lopez, J. M. Smith, F. C. Lofthouse, Č. St. L. Hogarth, D. E. Lofthouse and R. H. Nicholas, 500l. to 6001.
Excise Officer, Rum Warehouse, Kingston, S. M.
Assist. Excise Officer, Rum Warehouse, E. D. G.
2nd Class Collectors of Taxes, C. R. Campbell, L. L.
Assistant Collectors of Taxes, J. H. Scott, J. P. H.
Marshall, 3251. to 450l.
2nd Class Landing Waiters, K. F. Dickson, G. L. Miles, C. T. Johnson, E. G. Banks, R. L. C. Aarons, H. G. Irons, J. C. Smith, S. A. Stewart, F. H. Stedman, L. B. Wallace, L. E. Phillibert, D. A. Hudson, N. H. Franklin and C. A. Spence, 1801. to 3001.
Lockers and Gaugers, S. I. Parry, L. A. Falla, J. L.
D. D. Oliver, C. H. Lawrence, W. F. Atkinson, I. R.
Johnson, C. A. Dundas, G. R. Grey, C. St. G.
1807. to 3007.
2nd Class Clerks, A. V. L. Cummings, I. L. Lewis,
Income Tax Office. Inspector, W. E. A. Pigou, 600l. to 700%.
1st Class Clerks, E. S. Hendriks and P. F. Francis, 3251. to 4501.
2nd Class Clerks, E. H. S. Barnett and E. L. Munroe, 180l. to 3001.
Director of Prisons, W. Shillingford, 650l. to 750.
1st Class Clerk, E. A. Morris, 3251. to 4501.
Superintendent, H. A. D. Noad, 400l. to 500l. and
Overseer of Works, W. P. Beckwith, 3007.
Assistant Supt., T. E. Rippin, 2251. to 2751. and
Storekeeper, F. V. Sale, 2251. to 2751. and quarters. Collector, Shipping Master, and Inspector of Invoices, Overseers, R. K. Bird, J. F. Horner, R. H. Hooker G. A. Gauntlett, 600l. to 7001. Chief Clerk, K. V. Samuel, 475l. to 5501. 1st Class Clerks, F. G. Burrowes, L. A. Doran, A. G. Turner, J. A. J. Francis and J. F. S. Hill, 3251. to • 4501.
and C. L. Levy, 2001. to 2251. and quarters. Mairon Female Prison, Miss E. S. M. Dollar, 2001. to 2501. and quarters. Superintendent of St. Catherine District Prison, C. H. Dent, 300l. to 400l. and quarters, also Overseer of Farm, 100l. to 150i. Personal allowance. Assistant Supt., R. B. Parkinson, 2251. to 2751. and quarters.
3rd Class Inspectors, D. G. Ross, L. O'Donoghue,
[Inspectors and sub-inspectors have either quarters provided for them or an allowance, and receive a servant allowance of 361. 108.]
Chief Clerk, G. R. Rickards, 475l. to 550l.
Staff Officer, Local Forces, Capt. H. E. Anson.
Overseers, F. L. King, F. D. Moore and O. C. Scott,