Leave for Contempt Proceedings,
September 10, 1977

1977 • No. 2584 • DEMERARA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
CIVIL JURISDICTION

In the matter of JOHN VICTOR STOEN,
an infant

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In the matter of an application by
GRACE LUCY STOEN by and through her
Lawful attorney Jeffrey A. Haas, for
a Writ of Habeas Corpus and Sub judiciem,

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In the matter of the Civil Law Act, Chapter 6:01

BEFORE JUSTICE A. F. R. BISHOP (IN CHAMBERS).
DATED THE 10TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1977.
ENTERED THE 14TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1977.

UPON this application coming on for further consideration on this day AND UPON READING the affidavit of JEFFREY ALLEN HAAS dated 8th September, 1977 and the order dated 8th September 1977 made therein and upon hearing Counsel for the applicant there is no appearance of or on behalf of the Respondent IT IS ORDERED that a Bench Warrant be issued for the arrest of the infant JOHN VICTOR STOEN now in the custody of the Respondent and that the said child be made a ward of the Court and that leave is hereby granted to serve proceedings of contempt of Court on JIM JONES and that in the event that personal service of such proceedings is not effected such proceedings shall be served by affixing three certified copies of the said Order of Court Writ of Habeas Corpus and copy of this Order to three different places on the gate of/or other building constituting the People’s Temple Agricultural Mission at Kaituma North West District and that a fourth copy

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be served on the Personal Secretary or a member of staff within the said compound holding himself or herself out as a servant or agent of the said JIM JONES AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the costs of these proceedings up to the present time fixed in the sum of $1250.00 (One thousand two hundred and fifty dollars) be paid by the Respondent Jim Jones [handwritten insertion “to”] the applicant.

BY THE COURT
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DEPUTY REGISTRAR (Ag.)

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