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1904 Free Press (Vol.4)
May 1904

Printed every Tuesday St. John's, Newfoundland, Price 2 cents
Posted with permission from the Family Tree Group Organization
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May 3, 1904

Pilley's Island

Apr 15th - The back, as it is said, of one of the severest winters on record, is now broken. These few days the pumps are kept going to keep the water out of the mine. Over 15,000 tons of good pyrites are on the surface, and the ore is still increasing in bulk. It is confidently expected to ship fully 60,000 tons over last year. A payday will be welcomed the 20 th inst.

At a meeting held in the school-room last evening it was decided, for the first time, by the Roman Catholic ladies of Pilley's Island to hold a sociable or tea party about the first or second week in May - the proceeds to be devoted to the painting and finishing touches of the new parochial residence. Vocal and instrumental music, etc, will form a very acceptable feature of the affair, which, it is hoped, will prove to be very enjoyable. A new Roman Catholic schoolhouse is wanted here badly. Scribe.



Mr. Thomas Harrison RIDLEY, who for many years carried on a business at Harbor Grace, died on March 22nd, at London , where he had resided since the failure of his firm.

On Wednesday at Harbor Grace, the wedding of Mr. R. S. MUNN and Miss TRAPNELL took place at the home of the bride, Rev. S. PINCOCK performing the ceremony, and only the immediate relatives being present. The duties of groomsman were performed by Mr. R. PARSONS while the bridesmaids were Miss Flora MUNN and Miss TRAPNELL.


In Memoriam Josiah COLBOURNE, Esq., J.P.

At early morning of April 14th, the above named gentleman passed from Twillingate to his Eternal Rest, at the venerable age of 77 years, and thus another link is broken in the chain of worthy men and women of the older class, who are passing away one after anther, leaving blanks in the home, and community, hard to fill. Mr. COLBOURNE had an honorable career, his earlier life being devoted to commercial pursuits, but for many years he has been a faithful public official, an honorary Justice of the Peace, Relieving Officer and Post Master, and certainly no servant of the Crown did more faithful work, for he verily gave the maximum work for the minimum pay and only a few months ago was he allowed to take a well earned retirement on a very small allowance. His wife predeceased him several years, but three sisters remain, Mrs. J. B. BLANDFORD (S.M)) 74 years; Mrs. Chas. EDWARDS (England) 82 years, and widow Samuel BAIRD (Twillingate) aged 87 years. Nine children and 36 grandchildren are the descendants, so that the name is not likely to die, especially with such a record of long lives in the family tree.

The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon, and the Loyal Orange Association, of which he was a useful member and for several years a responsible official, attended, among the largest rally seen at a funeral for years. The bearers were selected from the Royal Scarlet Chapter of which deceased was a worthy companion, and were - Worthy Companions, William HUGHES, G. ROBERTS, J.W. ROBERTS, G. GARD, I. CHURCHILL and W.J. SCOTT, J.P. St. Peter's Church was crowded, and the very impressive service was conducted by Rev. Canon TEMPLE, R.D., who delivered a touching and appropriate address, paying a well-merited tribute of respect to one, whom (he said) for many years he had known as a loyal churchman, a zealous warden, and true friend, - "Let me die the death of the righteous; and let my last end be like his." Appropriate hymns were heartily sung, the one at the graveside being, "Oh, God, our help in ages past," after which the Orange brethren passed around the grave and dropped the "last token" on the coffin of a departed brother.

"Life is real, life is earnest,
And the grave is not its goal,
Dust thou art; to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul." W.J.S.


The City

Little Jack MCCONBREY, aged one year and nine months, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. MCCONBREY, was fatally burnt on Tuesday last. How he caught on fire is unknown, but as he was playing in a room, in which was an open grate, he must have gone too near it, and his clothing caught. His screams brought his mother to his side, and in her endeavor to extinguish the flames she was badly burned herself. The little fellow suffered intensely until nine o'clock in the evening, when death mercifully relieved him.


The Districts

Eleven men of Conception Bay had Captain Henry DAWE, of the s.s. Grand Lake before the Supreme Court on Circuit at Harbor Grace on Friday, claiming damages for being refused berths to the ice after being promised them. Eight of the men received verdicts for $50 each.

Inspector O'Rielly wired the Minster of Marine and Fisheries from Burgeo on Thursday that Thomas MOULTON had been fined one hundred and twenty dollars, and Albert MOULTON, fifty dollars each, for violation of the Deer Act. The inspector further wired that Herring were very scarce there, and a large number of American and local vessels were awaiting bait.



HUTTON - On the 26th ult., a son to Mr. and Mrs. C. HUTTON

DONOVAN - At New Aberdeen, Cape Breton , on April 9th, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Michael DONOVAN.



MERCHANT-WHITTEN - At Halifax, on Feb 9th, by the Rev. N. LAMOINE, Mr. F.S. MERCHANT, to Miss Eva WHITTEN, both of this city.

SILVIE-HARTERY - At Little Bay Mines, on February 7th, by the Rev. Father SHEEHAN, Mr. John SILVIE to Maggie, youngest daughter of Mr. William HARTERY, King's Cove.

BACKMAN -BUTT- At Topsail, on the 24th ult., by the Rev.J. HEYFIELD, Alfred Robert BACKMAN, of Dartmouth , S.S., to Mable BUTT, of St. John's , Newfoundland .

SIMMONS-LAWSON - ON the 25th ult., at 119 Hamilton Street, by the Rev. W.T. D. DUNN, Mr. George H. SIMMONS, to Miss Mary Ellen LAWSON, both of this city.

ABBOTT-FITZGERALD - ON the 25th ult., at Hamilton Street Parsonage, by the Rev. C. LENCH, Frederick ABBOTT, to Mary FITZGERALD, both of Bonavista.



O'NEIL - On April 28th, after a long illness, Constantine O'Neil, aged 56, a native of Fermeuse.

PITTS - On April 28th, after a brief illness, Julia A., youngest daughter of the late James PITTS.

BRINE - On the 30th ult, after a lingering illness, Mary (Minnie) daughter of the late William BRINE, aged 27 years.

MCCOUBREY - On April 26th, John Ernest, youngest son of A.George and Adelaide MCCOUBREY, aged 1 year and 9 months.

MURPHY - On April 26th, suddenly, Ellen, relict of the late Felix Murphy.

JENKINS - At Boston , Mass. , on the 17th inst., Grace, beloved wife of Silas JENKINS and daughter of John and Mary STEVENSON, Battle Harbor , Labrador , aged 27 years.

POWER - Suddenly on the 27th ult., Clara, beloved wife of Patrick POWER, and daughter of the late William DYER.

May 10, 1904


Apr 29, 1904 - Schooners May Queen, G.S. Jubilee, and Swan have arrived from the frozen pans, but unfortunately with very poor trips. The Gulf seal fishery has therefore been nil so far as the West Coast is concerned.

Schooner Atlanta , from Louisburg , C.B., with general cargo arrive don 20th . This vesslel left Halifax in January, but having put into Louisburg for small quantity of coal was frozen up all winter.

S.S. Mary Hough arrived from St. John's and intermediate ports at 2 a.m. today and sails at 9 a.m. She has been delayed unnecessarily at every port since leaving Burin owing to crew's inexperience of this work, or negligence in performing it. Correspondent.

Alexander Bay

Apr 28th, 1904 - Mr. Louis BRIFFETT lost a fine horse last week, on his way from the railway station. When in the act of crossing the bridge by Mr. BURRY's mill, the sleigh slipped over, taking the horse with it and killing him instantly on the ice. This must be a heavy loss to Mr. BRIFFETT as he lost a horse last fall, and only had this one a few months. It seems that such accidents might be avoided if our road board would take proper interest in things, and see that the bridges were made safe by having them railed. In some places they are not safe for persons to cross in a dark night.

Mr. R.B. STROUD is gone to Glenwood to make a purchase of some oxen or horses for future profit. Mr. STROUD has also made a start on his new shop, which we believe will be a great luxury here. Correspondent.


The death of Mr. James CONSTABLE, of Norris Arm, occurred quite suddenly on Friday last from heart failure. Deceased was a Scotchman, was related to the celebrated publishing firm, of Constable & Co. ff Edinburgh , and came to this country some years ago engaging in farming north.



WAREHAM - At Spencer's Cove, Placentia Bay , On Mar 25th, the wife of A.W. WAREHAM of a son.

WALSH - on the 2nd inst., a son to Mr. And Mrs. M.A. WALSH (Plumber).

MALEY - On Thursday last, a daughter to J. and Mrs. MALEY.

HANRAHAN - At 61 Plymouth Road , on the 23rd ult., a son to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas HANRAHAN.



FURLONG-FORTUNE - At St. Stephen's Church Boston, Mass., U.S.A., on April 13th, Thomas FURLONG to BRIDGET FORTUNE, both of Carbonear, Newfoundland.

SMALL-HACKETT - At Salmon Cove (Clare's Beach) on the 26th inst., by the Rev. W.A. HAYNES, Mr. Joseph SMALL (Reid Nfld. Co.'s station agent at Brigus Junction) to Miss Minnie HACKETT, of St. John's.

CLARKE - ROCHFORD - At Brockton, Mass. Feb 26th, by the Rev. Father WALSH, at St. Patrick's Church, Mr. William CLARKE of Sydney, C.B. to Miss Nellie ROCHFORD, of St. John's, Nfld.



MULLALY - At Halifax N.S. , on April 17th, after a short illness, Mary, beloved wife of Mr. P. MULLALY.

PIKE - On the 2nd inst, after a lingering illness, Sarah, beloved wife of Lorenzo G. PIKE.

STAFFORD - On May 3rd, after a short and painful illness, James STAFFORD, a native of St. John's , aged 56 years.

MCGRATH - At Boston , On April 12th, Thomas MCGRATH, mason, a native of St. John's Nfld.

SIMMS - on the 6th inst., of heart disease, Augustus, fifth son of the late George SIMMS.

STACK - At Petty Harbor , Peter, eldest son of the late Richard and Mary STACK.

SWANSON - On May 7th, after a brief illness, Freddie, darling child of Emma and the late Charles SWANSON.

BAIRD - Drowned, at Dutchman's Reef, off Halifax , on May 2nd, Archibald, youngest son of the late William and Catherine BAIRD of this city.

SNOW - On May 2nd, Lewis Tessler, son of Capt. John and Wilhelmina SNOW, aged one year.

FRENCH - On May 5th, Catherine A., beloved wife of John J. FRENCH, and daughter of George and Sarah BUGDEN, aged 26 years.

MOLLOY - On April 25th, at St. Shotts, after a long and painful illness, Thomas MOLLOY, aged 60 years.

WINTON - At Toronto , on Saturday, April 23rd, Mary Josephine MAHER, aged 68 years, wife of Robert Brown Winton, late of St. John's Newfoundland .

BEARNS - At Cape Town , South Africa , March 17th, Elisabeth Pauline darling child of Thomas and Bridget BEARNS.

CONSTABLE - At "Alderburn", Norris Arm on the 5th inst., James Cowan CONSTABLE, fourth son of the late Thomas CONSTABLE, Queen's Printer.

DEGAN - On the 8th inst., Patrick DEGAN, aged 75 years.

May 17, 1904

City News

Peter F. CONNORS, aged 18, a native of this city, died at Buenos Ayres on March 28th of peritonitis. He left here in August, last and went of Halifax , where he joined the barque Arvonia bound for the above place. The news of his death came as a sad surprise to his mother, who had previously received no word of his illness. Deceased for some time worked at Meyer's clothing factory.

The Districts

It is stated that Messrs. H.M. WHITEWAY, W.D. REID, H.J. CROWE and B.F. PEARSON, constituting the Newfoundland Timber Estates Ltd. have received an offer of $500,000 from the Messers. Harmsworth, of London , for their mills and timber properties at Millertown, and that the offer is likely to be accepted.

Benjamin GREENING, aged 20, was drowned at Flat Island , B.B., on May 2nd. While crossing the harbor in a small boat during a stiff breeze the boat was swamped, and before assistance could be rendered he was drowned. GREENING was a good swimmer, and had covered half the distance to the shore before he sank. He was a native of Goose Bay , unmarried.

There died at Harbor Grace on Wednesday last John MCKAY, on of the Royal Nfld. Company, aged 81. Deceased was born in Scotland and when only 16 years of age joined the Black Watch. For the past 25 years he had been pensioned, and acted as police attendant at the Court House at the above place. The only remaining member of the Royal Newfoundland Company in this country is ex-Head Constable MCBAY, who though over 80 years of age, is still hale and hearty.


CAREW - On the 9th inst., the wife of T.D. CAREW, of a son.

TAYLOR - on the 11th inst., a son to Mr. and Mrs. James TAYLOR


ROBINSON-SNOW - At Cochrane Street Church, on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Dr. COWPERTHWAITE, Mr. George ROBINSON, of R.M.L.L., England, to Miss Jennie J. SNOW, of this city.



FROUDE - On May 12th after a lingering illness, Louisa, beloved wife of Nathan FROUDE.

GREENE - At Whitney Pier, Sydney , Clarence PERRY, darling son of William and Annie GREENE, aged 4 months.

NELDER - On the 9th inst., after a long and painful illness, Mary, widow of the late William NELDER, mason, aged ???? 99 years.

OLIVER - On the 10th inst., at 66 Bannerman Street , Rosannah, aged 7 months, darling child of Peter and Mary OLIVER.

BASTOW - Passed peacefully away on the 10th inst., Bernice, darling child of Fanny J. and M. A. BASTOW, aged 13 years.

DUFF - Passed peacefully away on May 11th, Margaret, relict of the late Patrick DUFF, aged ??? 64 years.

FITZGERALD - At the Buenos Ayres Hospital , March 28th, Peter, beloved son of Catherine and the late Patrick FITZGERALD, aged ??? 16 years.

BUGDEN - On May 11th, after a short illness, Jessie Cole, beloved wife of James BUGDEN, and second daughter of Thomas and E.L. CLOUSTON.

MILLER - At Clarenville, Feb 17th, Lucy, beloved wife of Thomas MILLER.

MILLEY - On the 12th inst., after a short illness, Lawrence F. MILLEY, aged 46 years.

BYRNE, - After a short illness, Margaret, beloved wife of Charles BYRNE.

HIPPISLEY - On the 25th of April, at Boston , Mass. , William H. HIPPISLEY, second son of the late James HIPPESLEY, Esq.

MCKAY - On Wednesday last, at Hr. Grace, after a short illness, John MCKAY, a native of Tongue Sutherland, Scotland , aged 81 years, leaving a son and three daughters.

MARTIN - On May 11ths at Harbor Grace, John Martin, son of the late John MARTIN, aged 60 years.

STEVENSON - On Thursday 5th inst., at Harbor Grace, after a long illness, Louisa, wife of William STEVENSON and daughter of the late William ASH, of Caplin Cove, aged 68 years.

May 24, 1904


The death of Mr. George A. MCCOUBREY, marine engineer, and for some years on the Virginia Lake , occurred yesterday from pneumonia. Deceased was the son of Mr. Adam MCCOUBREY and brother of Mr. H.T. MCCOUBREY. He was 33 years of age, and leaves a widow and two children.

The wedding of Miss Hettie CROSS, daughter of Captain W.H. CROSS, and Capt. Henrick ELLEFSON, of Aquaforte, took place on Sunday night at the residence of the bride's father, Rev. J. THACKERAY performing the ceremony. The bridesmaids were Misses. J. BARNES and COLTON , and the groomsmen, Dr. MCCULLOCH and H. TUCKER. After the ceremony the happy couple left by the s.s. Humber , for Aquaforte, where they will make their future home.

The Districts

William SPENCE, operator at Lewisporte for the Reid Company, who was accused of tapping the wires, when being used by the postal authorities, has been committed after due examination by Judge CONROY, for trail at the November sitting of the Supreme Court here.

According to the Herald, Mr. Thomas HOWE, of Brooklyn , B.B. has succeeded in taming a caribou and training it to draw light loads. He captured a young fawn last fall, properly cared for and fed it until it became quite tame, and during the spring has been using it bringing out wood from the forest.

The three-year-old child of Robert PRINCE, of Seal Cove, was nearly burned to death on Sunday, the 8th inst. One of the other children with whom the little girl was playing lit some shavings with a match, which caught the little one's dress, and she was instantly enveloped in flames. Her screams were fortunately heard by the father who was in a room upstairs, and he hastening down succeeded in extinguishing the flames with his hands, burning them badly while so doing. The little girl was also terribly burned, barely escaping being incinerated, will always show the marks of the accident.


The grim reaper, death, has again visited our happy little harbor. On Wednesday, 18th May, there passed peacefully away, after a long illness, Stephen POWER, son of John POWER, of this place. Deceased was a popular young man and well liked by those who knew him. To his father and brother we tender our sincere sympathies.


HOPKINS - At Heart's Content, on Wednesday, the 11th inst., the wife of M.M. HOPKINS, of a daughter.

FORSYTH - On Wednesday, 18th inst., a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. W.J. FORSYTH.

SYMMONDS - On Saturday, the 21st inst., the wife of Mr. William SYMMONDS (cabman) of a son.


AUS-NEVILL - at Salt Lake City , Utah , USA , April 6th, Miss Igeborg AUS ( Norway ), and Mr. T.W. NEVILL, of St. John's Newfoundland .

PECK-SHEAR - At Emerson, Manitoba, on Apr 26th, by Rev. R.K. PECK, brother of the groom the Rev. J.C.B. PECK, of Wilton, N.D. to Miss B. SHEAR, of Cobourg, Ont.

CONDON-MCGRATH - At the R.C. Cathedral, on April 27th, by Rev. Fr. MCNAMARA, Mr. Robert CONDON to Miss Bride MCGRATH, both of this city.


RYAN - On May 21st, at Middle Cove, Miss Ellen RYAN, aged 83 years.

WALL - At Bay Bulls, on the 18th inst., after a long and tedious illness, Margaret, beloved wife of Robert WALL.

LOCKYER - At Trinity, May 14th, Mary, the beloved wife of John LOCKYER, aged 19 ½ years.

GREEN - On May 16th, after a short illness, Bridie, darling child of Edward and Mary Ellen GREEN, aged ?? 8 or 6 years and 9 months.

BROWN - At Sound Island , Placentia Bay , on the 10th inst., Charlotte, relict of the late Phillip BROWN, aged 79 years.

SNELGROVE - On May 17th, after a long and painful illness, Catherine, beloved wife of the late John SNELGROVE, aged 45 years.

RICHARDS - At Topsail, Mrs. Mary RICHARDS, beloved wife of William RICHARDS, aged 76 years.

VATERS - Passed peacefully away, on the 20th inst., at Pouch Cove, Fanny Jane, beloved wife of John VATERS, aged 35 years.

MCCOUBREY - Yesterday morning, George A., aged 33 years, oldest son of Adam and Mary MCCOUBREY.

May 31, 1904

In Memoriam

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of a dearly beloved friend and neighbor in the person of Mary A., beloved wife of Allan LINAHAN, of North Harbour St. Mary's Bay, which sad event occurred at the residence of her father Mr. Joseph DAVID, of Colinet, on the 7th inst. Deceased is another victim claimed by the great white plague, consumption, from which disease she has suffered much during the past year. Under the care of Dr. MCKENDRICK of Placentia she spent a few months of the winter trusting that medical attendance and change of air would bring relief, but as time passed she learned the worst to which she resigned herself with a courage which only true virtue and religion could produce. At the early age of 32, when life was filled with all that makes it dear ‘twas hard to break its sweetest ties, and return home to die.

Deceased was educated at the Convent, Placentia , and for nine years held the position of teacher at North Harbor . During those days she won by her virtue and kindness the warmest love, that only such true hearted people can give. Her husband is a respected young man of North Harbour and for him in the hour of his sorrow much heartfelt sympathy is given.........Colinet, May 12, 1904


The Districts

The little four year old son of Alan BLUNDEN, of Hickman's Harbor, T.B., was drowned there on the 21st inst. Unnoticed by his mother he got out of the house and going to a pond nearby evidently jumped into his father's boat. In some way or other he fell overboard, and after a time when search was made for him, he was found a considerable distance away, floating on the water dead.

Mate GALLACHER of the wrecked Hibernian is reported missing since the storm on Friday and it is thought he has committed suicide. He was in charge of the steamer when she struck, and the thought that he was responsible for the disaster had been preying on his mind, though the Captain and other officers tried to make light of it. Evidently fearing the consequences it is supposed that on Friday night he jumped overboard and ended his life. His body has not yet been recovered.

Quite a large fire occurred at Bell Island on Thursday last, when the large building used by the workmen as a bunkhouse and owned by Mr. W. SHIRRAN was destroyed. It was erected only a few years ago at a coast of $3,000, and at times was occupied by as many as 200 men. At the time of the conflagration 70 men were living in it, and it must have been through some carelessness that the fire occurred. The loss to Mr. SHIRRAN is a heavy one as he had only very little insurance on it.

John O'NEIL, his son Owen, and Richard PENDER, shipped man, were drowned at Renews on Wednesday last. They had left early in the morning to overhaul their traps, and being caught in the storm their boat was upset, and all three met a watery grave. O'NEIL was an elderly man and a dealer of long standing with Messrs. A. GOODRIDGE & Sons. For years he had a schooner of his own, but gave her up this year to go trapping. PENDER belonged to this city and was 25 years of age, his mother, a widow, living on Plank Road.

On Apr 7th Mr. Joseph COLEMAN, together with Messrs. A. JACKAMN, T. DEAN, PITTMAN and another man belonging to Bonne Bay boarded the American schr. Nicholson off Green Point, with the hope of safely navigating her to port either on the Newfoundland or Cape Breton coast. Owing to the vessel being stripped of some of her gear, and the men having but a small supply of provisions, grave fears are entertained for their safety as no tidings have been received of their whereabouts for over a month. All kinds of rumors are afloat. But it was to be hoped nothing of a serious nature may have happened - Western Star.

Charles MUSSIEU, who was for some time sexton of St. Mary's Church, and mail courier between the Post Office and trains, met a very sudden death last Wednesday night. He had conveyed the mail from the east-bound express to the Post Office, and had gone to the Post master's residence, where he expired as soon as he had seated himself. Heart failure is supposed to have been the cause of his death. The deceased, who was 60 years of age, was a native of Port-aux-Basques and came by Bay of Islands about nine years ago. He leaves a wife, three sons and three daughters to mourn their loss. - Western Star.

Mr. And Mrs. G. CURNEW, of Main River , Bay St. George, are mourning the death of their little 5 year old by, who was drowned on Thursday last. The little fellow left home at noon while the family were at dinner, and untied a dory from the shore, and getting into it, it is supposed, became frightened when the dory started drifting with the tide, and must have tumbled overboard. A diligent search was made as soon as the boy was missed, but nothing was found, excepting his boots and cap. Mrs. CURNEW, who is in delicate health, is almost heartbroken over the loss of her child who was a promising little boy. - Western Star.



PETRIE - On the 26th inst., a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles PETRIE.

SULLIVAN - On the 27th inst., a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. FLORENCE SULLIVAN.

PRESS - On the 28th inst., a son to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W.H. PRESS.

DAWE - At Bay Roberts, on the 16th inst., the wife of Capt. Wm. DAWE, of a son.  


GOSSE-CRANE - At Spaniard's Bay, on Tuesday, by the Rev. H. LEGGO, Richard GOSSE, of Spaniard's Bay, to Flossie, second daughter of Mr. Archibald CRANE, Island Cove.



BLUNDELL - Drowned in a pond at Hickman's Hr., Random, Trinity Bay , on May 21st, the son of Allen BLUNDELL, aged 4 years.

ANDERSON - On May 24th, after a long illness, Margaret Griffin, beloved wife of John ANDERSON, aged 33 years.

ABBOTT - On the 25th inst., Jessie Isabel, darling child of William and Ellie ABBOTT, aged two months and 19 days.

HUSSEY - At Upper Island Cove, on the 11th inst., Susannah, wife of Joseph HUSSEY, aged 71 ½ years.

ADAMS - On Thursday, at Harbor Grace, 19th inst., Florence , daughter of George ADAMS ( Harvey St ), aged 13 years.

GOSLING - On May 26th, Elizabeth Gilbert, infant daughter of Wm. G. and Armine GOSLING.

LUBY - On the 29th inst., after a long illness, Andrew, darling child of Andrew and Francis LUBY, aged 7 years.

WALSH - At Fermeuse, on the 22nd inst., Mrs. Annie WALSH, in her 63 rd year.

BISHOP - At Coley's Point, this week, Joseph BISHOP, a native of Island Cove, but for many years a resident of Coley's Point, at an advanced aged.

ROBINSON - On the 26th inst., John ROBINSON, a native of Manchester , England , aged 40 years.

LESUEUR- On May 27th, at St. Heliers, Hersey, in her 54th year, Mrs. LESUEUR, mother of Messrs. Peter and Percy LESUEUR of this city.

MOTTY - On the 27th inst., of croup, Sydney Hubert, son of Mrs. And Mrs. W. MOTTY, aged 14 months.

MORGAN - On Saturday, after a long and painful illness, John MORGAN, aged 55 years, a native of Swansea , England .

SNELGROVE - At Lower Island Cove, on the 22nd inst., of convulsions, Gilbert George, darling child of the late William John and Mary Jane SNELGROVE, aged 2 years.



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