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MISC. NEWS ARTICLES & NOTICES
1911 - 1920

 

Daily News

January 7, 1915 (Thursday)

List of Unclaimed Letters Remaining, in the G.P.O. to Dec. 23rd, 1914.
... Christian, Miss Maria. ...
Hynes, Miss Lizzie, Gower St. ...


Daily News

January 9, 1915 (Saturday)

Thos. Fewer, of Hr. Main, who was taken to hospital a few weeks ago, having been injured by a load of wood falling on him, is now in a rather serious condition and his recovery is doubtful.


Daily News

January 9, 1915 (Saturday)

Miss M.C. Christian, of Philadelphia, who has been spending several months with her sister, Mrs. John S. Currie, leaves by the Stephano this morning.


Daily News

January 9, 1915 (Saturday)

Miss M.C. Christian, who has been on an extended visit here, leaves by the S.S. Stephano to-day en route for Philadelphia, where she will resume nursing.


Daily News

January 12, 1915 (Tuesday)

Mr. J.M. Dooley arrived by the express yesterday morning having joined the train after the arrival of the Glencoe at port aux Basques. The bodies of his wife and daughter are still in the mortuary Chapel at Mount Carmel, and this morning the coffins will be opened so that he can view the remains of mother and child, after which they will be interred in the one grave.


Daily News

January 21, 1915 (Thursday)

Who's Who in the Regiment.
Batstone, Oswald Knight - Son of Mr. Charles Batstone, of Jackson's Cove, Green Bay.


Daily News

January 26, 1915 (Tuesday)

List of Unclaimed Letters Remaining in the G.P.O. to jan. 25th, 1915.
... Christian, Miss Marie C. ...
Healey, Miss Lizzie, care Gen'l Delivery ...
Woodford, Philip, Princess St. ...


Daily News

January 30, 1915 (Saturday)

Twenty-four Newfoundlanders Went Down on Cruiser Viknor.
London, this morning - The casualty list issued last night, shows that the British armoured merchant vessel Viknor, which was lost off the coast of Ireland several days ago, carried a crew of 258 men, composed of Naval Reserve men and boys belonging to the mercantile marine, all of whom perished. Among the crew were twenty-four Royal Navy Reserve men from Newfoundland.


Daily News

January 30, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...

Ivamy, Gordon H. - Son of Mr. Alfred Ivamy, Portland, Jamestown, Bonavista Bay. Niobe. Joined at Halifax.

Ivany, Willis Llewellyn - Son of George and Ellen Ivany, Clifton, Smith Sound, Trinity Bay. Mongolian. ...


Daily News

January 30, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...

Corbett, Leo F. - Son of Widow Agnes and the late George Corbett, 99 Bond Street, St. John's. Mongolian. ...

Oliver, Thomas - Son of Mrs. Ellen Oliver, Job's Cove, Bay de Verde. Mongolian. ...


Daily News

February 3, 1915 (Wednesday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...
Corbett, Leo F. - Son of Widow Agnes and the late George Corbett, 99 Bond Street, St. John's. Mongolian. ...
Oliver, Thomas - Son of Mrs. Ellen Oliver, Job's Cove, Bay de Verde. Mongolian. ...


Daily News

February 8, 1915 (Monday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Power, David - Salmonier. Son of Mrs. John Tremlett, of Colinet, and the late Thomas Power, of Salmonier.


Daily News

February 10, 1915 (Wednesday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Snow, James - Electrician. Reid Nfld. Co. Son of Mr. Abraham Snow, electrician, Reid Nfld. Co., 162 Pleasant Street, St. John's. C.L.B. Band.


Daily News

February 15, 1915 (Monday)

Personal.

The many friends and acquaintances of Mr. Arthur B. Peach, Station Agent at Carbonear, will regret to learn of his illness. On Saturday he underwent an operation, at his home in Carbonear, and last night his condition was reported as much improved. He will, however, be confined to his bed for some time.

By this morning's train Nurse Tuck and his brother-in-law, Mr. J.S. Currie, leave for Carbonear. Mr. Currie returns to-morrow.


Daily News

February 20, 1915 (Saturday)

Daily News

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hynes, Lemuel B. - Son of Mr. Richard Hynes, Indian Islands, Fogo District. ...


Daily News

February 23, 1915 (Tuesday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...

Miller, Benjamin - Moulder at the Consolidated Foundry. Son of the late Robert Miller. 27 Young Street, St. John's. Born at Champneys, Trinity Bay. C.L.B. ...

Dooley, Frank - Tailor. Son of Mr. Frank Dooley, Maxse Street, St. John's. Brother in First Contingent.


Daily News

March 8, 1915 (Monday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hynes, John Francis - Son of James (of Edward) and the late Bridget Hynes, St. Brendan's, B.B. Age 28. ...


Daily News

March 13, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...
Snow, James - Son of the late James and Charlotte Snow, of Bay Roberts. Has been absent from Newfoundland for 17 years. Now at H.M.C.S. Diana, Royal Naval Barracks, Halifax.


Daily News

March 16, 1915 (Tuesday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Hezekiah Penny, English Hr., T.B. ...


Daily News

March 23, 1915 (Tuesday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hynes, Lemuel - Son of Richard and Elizabeth Hynes, Indian Islands, Fogo District.


Daily News

March 24, 1915 (Wednesday)

Mr. Gordon Christian is at present confined to his home through illness. His indisposition, though not serious, has necessitated the postponement of the Sacred Concert set down for tonight at the College Hall.


Evening Telegram

March 24, 1915 (Wednesday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Jos. Ezekiel, Hr. Main.
Jas. Woodford, Hr. Main. ...


Daily News

March 27, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...

Bugden, William J. - Son of Mr. John Bugden, Trinity West, Trinity Bay. Scandinavian. ...

Penney, Mark - Son of Mr. John (of Mark) Penney, English Harbor, Trinity Bay. Scandinavian.


Evening Telegram

March 29, 1915 (Monday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Ignatius Furey, Harbour Main.
Fred C. Somerton, Trinity. ...


Evening Telegram

March 30, 1915 (Tuesday)

Our Volunteers.
Seven volunteers enlisted with the Reserve Force yesterday, making a total of 1,467 enrolled to date. The names of those who enlisted yesterday are: -

  • John Hennebury, St. John's.
  • Ronald H. Hogan, St. John's.
  • Geo. W. Pardy, St. John's.
  • John A. Meaney, St. John's.
  • Augustus J. Walsh, Holyrood, C.B.
  • Matt. Woodford, Hr. Main.
  • Bernard Cleary, Hr. Main.

Evening Telegram

March 31, 1915 (Wednesday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Arthur Sexton ...
Solomon Ivany ...


Daily News

April 1, 1915 (Thursday)

Enlisted Elsewhere. ...
Batson, A.R. - No. 1013 C. Company, 31st Battalion, Calgary, Alberta. English Harbour, Trinity Bay. Formerly with Ayre & Sons, Ltd. Lived in St. John's with his aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Penney of Mullock Street. Left here 4 or 5 years ago. C.L.B.


Daily News

April 3, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...

Hynes, Walter J. - Son of Dinah Hynes, Port au Port. Scandinavian. ...

Power, John - Brother of Mr. Patrick Power, Dunville, Placentia Bay. Scandinavian. ...


Daily News

April 3, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Penney, William E. - Son of Mr. Albert Penney, of Joseph, English Harbour, Trinity Bay. ...


Evening Telegram

April 6, 1915 (Tuesday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Ml. Woodford, Hr. Main.
Wm. Joy, Hr. Main.
Ml. Hawco. ...


Evening Telegram

April 13, 1915 (Tuesday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Augustus Penny, Holyrood.
Ml. Hickey, Holyrood. ...
Thos. Dunphy, Grand Falls. ...


Daily News

April 13, 1915 (Tuesday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Gosse, Alfred Joseph - Stenographer. Latterly time-keeper on bell Island. Son of David and Mary Gosse, Grocer, Torbay.


Evening Telegram

April 14, 1915 (Wednesday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Rd. Walsh, Holyrood. ...


Daily News

April 16, 1915 (Friday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...
Fifield, Augustus G. - Son of Mr. Mark Fiefield [sic], Trinity. Orduna. ...


Evening Telegram

April 24, 1915 (Saturday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Wm. Ivany, Gambo. ...


Daily News

April 26, 1915 (Monday)

Who's Who in the Naval Reserve. ...
Tremlett, William - Son of Emily (now Mrs. C. Fifield) and the late Thomas Tremlett, Bonavista. Orduna. ...


Daily News

May 1, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hynes, James J. - Cooperage apprentice with Mr. E. Cousens, South Side. Son of Mrs. Margaret Hynes, and stepson of Mr. John Francis. 285 South Side, St. John's. C.C.C.


Daily News

May 4, 1915 (Tuesday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Batson, Harold - Son of Mr. William Batson, English Harbour, Trinity Bay.


Daily News

May 7, 1915 (Friday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Costello, Michael - Son of Katherine and the late Mr. Costello, Avondale, Harbour Main.


Daily News

May 13, 1915 (Thursday)

Defenders of their Native Land and Empire.

The following names have been added to the list of volunteers since Monday, bringing the number on the roll up to 1, 769: -

  • Leighton Bugden, St. John's.
  • Harris Pearce, St. John's.
  • Leo Cleary, St. John's.
  • Thos. Cullen, St. John's.
  • Stephen Manning, St. John's.
  • Boyd Crocker, St. John's.
  • Douglas F. Brown, Bar Haven, P.B.
  • Jno Pennell, Curling.
  • Jas. Fred. Allen, Curling.
  • Jno. Chas. Piercey, Norman's Cove, T.B.
  • Levi Hollett, New Hr., T.B.
  • Thomas B. Helford [sic, should probably be Hefford], New Hr., T.B.
  • Arch H. Porter, Change Islands.
  • Albert Hollett, Pouch Cove.
  • Matthew Rossiter, Cape Broyle.
  • Jno Sargent, Badger.

Daily News

May 26, 1915 (Wednesday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Ivamy, Alfred James - Clerk at Geo. Knowling's. Son of Mr. R.J. Ivamy, Foreman at W.G. Pippy's, Water Street, St. John's.


Daily News

May 29, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Ivany, William C. - Son of Mr. Alfred Ivany, Jamestown, Bonavista Bay.


Evening Telegram

June 17, 1915 (Thursday)

Our Volunteers. ...
Thos. F. O'Neil, Hr. Grace. ...


Daily News

June 18, 1915 (Friday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Ezekiel, Joseph - Son of Capt. Paul Ezekiel, Harbour Main.


Evening Telegram

June 26, 1915 (Saturday)

Our Volunteers. ...
H. Hynes, Glenwood. ...


Daily News

July 9, 1915 (Friday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...

Hefford, William J. - Son of Mr. William Hefford, New Harbour, Trinity Bay. ...

Hynes, Alfred L. - Son of Mr. Esau Hynes, Glenwood, Bonavista Bay.

Ivany, William G. - Son of Mr. Geo. Ivany, Gambo, Bonavista Bay.


Daily News

July 10, 1915 (Saturday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hawco, John - Son of the late Thomas Hawco, Harbor Main.


Daily News

July 15, 1915 (Thursday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hickey, Michael John - Son of John and Margaret Hickey, Holyrood, Harbour Main District.


Daily News

July 16, 1915 (Friday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Hefford, Thomas - Son of James and Lydia Hefford, New Harbour, Trinity Bay.


Daily News

July 19, 1915 (Monday)

Who's Who in the Regiment. ...
Penney, Augustus - Son of Mrs. Ellen Penney, North Arm, Holyrood, Conception Bay.


Daily News

July 29, 1915 (Thursday)

Defenders of their Native Land and Empire. ...
Fred. Targett, Holyrood. [new recruit]


Evening Telegram

January 2, 1918 (Wednesday)

Casualty list. ...† (Received 31st December 1917) ...

Missing December 3rd ...

  • 3500 - Private Philip Oliver, 29 Field Street ...
  • 3119 - Private John A. Ivany, 37 Charlton St. ....
  • 3655 - Private Martin Murphy, South Holyrood ...

Evening Telegram

January 3, 1918 (Thursday)

Holyrood's Christmas Concert.
The pupils of the High School, under the training and management of Miss Nellie Flynn, organist of the church choir, presented a very pleasant concert in the Star Hall to their patrons on St. Stephen's night.† For some weeks past the talented trainer and her juvenile troupe were quite busy preparing the Christmas concert, and the result of their work deserved the well-merited applause it received from the large and appreciative audience who greeted the appearance and the efforts of the youthful performers.

Excepting one character alone it was exclusively a children's entertainment, and included in its characters tiny tots to the senior pupils of the school.† The graceful marching and dancing, the singing, acting and pronunciation and the artistic make-up of the various characters elicited the congratulations of the audience and reflected great credit upon the teacher, Miss Flynn, who must have laboured hard to bring her young charges to such a high standard of excellence.

Constable Grouchy aided in the preparation in the drilling and marching of the young soldiers; and with his own song, and with the drilling, marching and singing of his squad of little soldiers of the King added considerable interest to the affair and appealed to the patriotic sentiment of the audience, purposing to make any young man present don the khaki and go fight for his King and Country.

Rev. Father Finn was present and seemed to enjoy the performance well.† Misses O'Neill, Bennett, Kennedy and Joy had provided an abundance of eatables and served teas to the younger folk who had their appetites sharpened by the dance and spent a very happy and pleasant night.† The financial results were handsome and helped to greatly augment the church funds.


Evening Telegram

January 5, 1918 (Saturday)

Contributions to the Halifax Relief Fund.
Collected in Harbor Main and Chapel Cove.
[Note: the names were given in order of the amount of money contributed, but were unsorted within each contribution level.† To make it easier to find specific individuals, and to minimize the space required for this listing, I am omitting the information on how much each contributed, and am grouping them by surname.†If anyone wants the details on the contributions, please contact me directly. Individual contributions ranged from 10 cents to 10 dollars; most were 50 cents or a dollar. - Tom Hynes]

ANTHONY - Michael; Robt.

BRICK - Wm.

CLAREY - Ed.; John; Michael

CONRAN - Michael ; Nicholas

CORBETT - John; John; Michael; Walter; Walter, jr.

COSTELLO - Martin

COSTIGAN - Charles; Chas., Jr.; Cornelius; Gregory; Mrs. Jas.; Mrs. John; Mrs. Lawrence; Patk., Jr.; Patk., sr.; Thos.; Thos.; Vincent; Wm.

CRAWLEY - Edward; James

DALTON - Mrs. Daniel; George; John

DOYLE - Dennis

DUGGAN - John; Thomas

EZEKIEL - Mrs. Elizabeth; John; Michael; Patk.; Patk., of Patk.; Capt. Paul; Thomas

FAHEY - Edward

FEWER - Edward; George; John [written as "John Fewer, Fardy"]; Michael; Richard; Richard; Mrs. Thos.; Wm.

FLYNN - Ed.. (of Patk.); Ed. (Thos.); Patk.

FUREY - C.J.; Charles; Edward; George; Mrs. John; Mrs. Wm.

HANNON - P.D.; Peter; Thos.

HAWCO - Bernard; Edward; Frank; James; John (Thos.); Nicholas; Paul; Thos.; Thos.; Thos.; Wm.

HICKEY - John; Mrs. Joseph; Michael; Capt. P.; P.F.; Patk.; Peter; Peter; Simon; Thos., of Patk.; Thos., of Stephen

HICKS - Mrs. John; Joseph

JOY - John; Patk.; Mrs. Patk.; William

KEATING - Miss May

KELLY - Rich.

KENNEDY - John; John; John; Lawrence; P.; Patrick

LACOUR - Ed.; John; Nicholas

LANNON - Richard; Wm.

MASON - John

MERNAH - James

MOORE - Morten

MULLOWNEY - John; Michael; Patk.

MURPHY - George; Mrs. Pierce

MURRAY - Edward; John

MYERS - James; Martin; Patrick; Wm.

O'GORMAN - Michael; Thos.; Walter; Walter

PARSLEY - Mrs. Christopher; Edward; Wm.

PENNEY - James; Mrs. Jas.; Joseph; Matthew; Matthew; Michael; Thos.

SEVIOR - John; Joseph; Thos.

SHEAN - Rev. R.M.

SULLIVAN - Cornelius, sr.; Jeremiah; Samuel; William

TERRY - James; Michael; Wm.; Mrs. Wm.

WALL - James; John; Wm.

WALSH - Denis; Martin; Walter; Mrs. Wm.

WHALEN - Philip

WOODFORD - James; John; John; Mrs. John; Matthew; Michael; P.E.; Patk., of Edward; Philip; Thomas; Wm.


Evening Telegram

January 9, 1918 (Wednesday)

Halifax Relief Fund. ...

TrinityWard 2Arch. Christian $1.00 Geo. H. Christian $1.00


Evening Telegram

January 11, 1918 (Friday)

Casualty list. ...
Died at Aachen While en Route for England from Germany
2499 - Private Dwyer, Martin (ex prisoner of war), Beach Hill, Bell Island; reported by 2150 Pte. Z. Butler (ex P.o.W.).† No further particulars.† [later reported died January 1, 1918, of tuberculosis]


Evening Telegram

February 8, 1918 (Friday)

Fire Sufferers.† Collected for the ten families of Petley and Aspen, Smith's Sound, who had their houses and belongings destroyed by a forest fire, Sept. 18th, 1917:†† ...

Shoal Harbour. ...

George Ivany $1.00 Reuben Ivany $0.50 Garland Ivany $1.00 Mrs. Thos. Mills $1.00 Charles Ivany $1.00 Wm. Mills & Sons $3.00

Daily News

February 8, 1918

COT FUND.

Subscriptions to the Port-au-Port Cot Fund, Collected by Mr. Joseph Hynes, Fox Island River.

  • $1.00 - Walter Hynes
  • 50 cents each: - W.C. Hynes, ... Reuben Hynes, Joseph Hynes, ...

Collected by Mrs. Emmanuel Noseworthy [place not specified]

  • $1.00 each - ... Martin Duphenais, ...
  • 50 cents each - ... Edward Beseau, ... Peter J. Duphenais, ... William Hynes, ... Peter Duphenais, ...
  • 20 cents each - ... John Duphenais

Collected by Messrs. Cashin and Donnelly [place not specified]

  • $2.00 each - Martin Hynes, ...
  • 60 cents - Albert Hynes.†† ...
  • 50 cents each - ... James Hynes, ... Amedie Hynes, H. Hynes, ... Philip Hynes, ...
  • 20 cents each - ... James Hynes

Employees of Dom. Iron & Steel Co., Aguathuna, Port au Port. ...

  • $2.00 each - P.S. Hynes, ... C.H. Hynes, ...
  • $1.00 each - ... I. Hynes, ... J.A. Hynes, ... E. Hynes, ... B. Hynes, C. Hynes, ... J. Hynes, ... E. Corbett, ...J.E. Hynes, ... A. Gaden

Daily News

February 9, 1918 (Saturday)

Nfld. Schr. Abandoned.
[The schooner Emily M. Anderson sank in mid ocean, en route from Oporto, Portugal to St. John's.† All the crew were rescued.] The Emily Anderson was owned by W.H. Hynes of St. John's.


Daily News

February 22, 1918 (Friday)

Our Foresters and Their Work. [about forestry corps. of Royal Newfoundland Regiment]† The lecture given last night by Major M.S. Sullivan at the Aula Maxima on "Our Foresters and their Work", attracted a large and appreciative audience.

... They are situated on the estate of the Duke of Athol in the heart of Perthshire, Scotland, their exact location being Craig Vinen, or the Craig of Goats. ...

Major Sullivan could not understand why more men did not enlist, considering the inducements offered, $54 per month with clothing and food free being very good pay. ...


Daily News

February 25, 1918 (Monday)

Big Marine Tragedy Near Cappahayden. [wreck of Florizel] ...

Notes on Crew. ...

  • Sailor Wm. Dooley is a son of the late John Dooley, butcher, and has a wife and two children in this city.
  • Walter Jas. Dwyer is a son of Mr. Jos. Dwyer and lives in John St.
  • Walter M. Dunphy joined the ship only quite recently and was formerly engaged on the coastal boats, practically since the inception of that service.

Daily News

February 26, 1918 (Tuesday)

The Florizel Becomes Total Wreck. ...

Crew Saved. [a list of the crew who survived - there was another list of crew who died] ...

  • James Dwyer, Waiter ...
  • W. Dooley, Sailor ...

Officers and Crew Lost. ...

  • Gordon Ivany, Waiter, St. John's
  • Ml. [abbrev. For Michael] Dunphy, Waiter, St. John's ..

William Dooley, of John Street, one of the seaman is amongst the survivors, and notwithstanding the trying ordeal of Sunday and Sunday night came through without a scratch.† He was on watch when the crash came and was aft on the main deck. [long report of his experience; with the captain, he was one of the last to be taken off the ship when rescue came].


Evening Telegram

March 7, 1918 (Thursday)

Casualty list. ...

10th Stationary Hospital, Stomer. [prob. St. Omer, France]
2168 - Private Francis J. Christian, Grand Falls, N.D.B.   G.S.W. elbow.


Daily News

March 8, 1918 (Friday)

Casualty List.† Royal Nfld. Regiment. ...
At Wandsworth.† Debility.
1310 - Sergt. Alfred J. Ivany, 59 Lime Street. ...


Evening Telegram

March 22, 1918 (Friday)

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Casualty list ...
Wounded March 10th.
3413 - Private Joseph John Penney, English Harbour, T.B.


Daily News

March 25, 1918 (Monday)

Casualty List.† Royal Nfld. Regiment. ...
At 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, March 15th.
2318 - Lc. Corpl. Maurice Power, Dunville, Placentia.   †G.S.W. left hand.


Evening Telegram

March 30, 1918 (Saturday)

Casualty list. ....
7th General Hospital, Stomer, March 24th. †[prob. St. Omer, France]
3413 - Private Joseph Penney, English Harbour, T.B.    G.S.W. knee joint, severe.


Evening Telegram

April 3, 1918 (Wednesday)

Casualty list ...
10th Stationary Hospital, Stomer† [prob. St. Omer, France]
2168 - Private Francis J. Christian, Grand Falls, N.D.B.    G.S.W. elbow.


Evening Telegram

April 16, 1918 (Tuesday)

Nfldr. Wins Degree.
A cablegram received in town yesterday announced that another Newfoundland boy had distinguished himself at McGill University, Montreal, in the person of George Bond Cross, son of the late John Cross, of Trinity, and Mrs. Mary Christian, having passed with honours and taking the degree of M.D.

Dr. Cross, although offered a lucrative position in the West, had decided to join the Canadian R.A.M.C. and shortly proceeds across the water. We congratulate the young Doctor on his success.


Daily News

April 23, 1918 (Tuesday)

On Friday evening April 5th, the Ladies Aid of the Methodist Church held a social in the Temperance Hall.† At the beginning of the evening a programme consisting of singing, recitations and dialogues were gone through which we believe was enjoyed by all.† When this came to an end syrup and cake was passed around by the ladies and then came another exciting part, the sale of pies provided by the younger ladies.† The object of this social, as was made clear by our President Miss Tryphenia Batstone in a short address given by her was to raise money for patriotic purposes and we felt at the close when we found that the proceeds amounted to $25 that our efforts had not been in vain.
H.M.O.
English Harbor, April 16th, 1918.


Daily News

April 25, 1918 (Thursday)

Yesterday's enlistments. ....

  • Joe Flood, son of Ed., Holyrood ...
  • Wm. Hynes, of late Stephen, Portugal Cove. ...

Daily News

April 26, 1918 (Friday)

Yesterday's enlistments.

Thos. Reddy, Water St. West ...

Ed. Benson, Holyrood ...

Ronald Walsh, of late Rd., Holyrood.


Evening Telegram

April 29, 1918 (Monday)

The Regimental Recruiting Poster. ...† (Saturday's Enlistments) ...

Wm. Curran, of Wm., Holyrood. ...


Evening Telegram

May 1, 1918 (Wednesday)

The Regimental Recruiting Poster. ...

Gerald O'Brien of John, Holyrood ....

P.S. Morrissey, of Patk., Holyrood ...


Daily News

May 2, 1918 (Thursday)

Enlistments at Grand Falls.† For month of April, 1918. ...

Edwin Christian, Grand Falls

Isaac Hynes, Fox Island, St. George. ...


Daily News

May 7, 1918 (Tuesday)

Casualty List.† Royal Nfld. Regiment. ...

Killed in Action - April 12th.
2424 Pte. Patrick Power, Dunville,† Placentia ...
2746 Pte. John Thomas Lewis, Chapel's Cove, Hr. Main


Evening Telegram

May 7, 1918 (Tuesday)

Casualty list ...

Killed in Action - April 12th. ...
2424 - Pte. Patrick Power, Dunville, Placentia.
2746 - Pte. John Thomas Lewis, Chapel's Cove, Hr. Main ...


Daily News

May 17, 1918 (Friday)

Fr. Ashley Welcomed.
[new pastor arrives at Torbay on May 12; an entertainment in honour of the priest was given by the parishioners, at the Presentation Convent] An address was read by Miss Bertha Reddy who was the acme of perfection in her delivery. ...


Daily News

June 5, 1918 (Wednesday)

A Welcome Visitor.
Capt. Walter Kennedy of Holyrood who has been attached to the Royal Naval Services for the last two years, was in town yesterday on a brief visit, and returned home by the evening's train. Capt. Kennedy came in by Saturday's express to Holyrood to spend a couple of days with his family, and leaves again this week for duties overseas. Capt. "Walter" is in the pink of condition, and the strenuous work in which he is engaged apparently only adds to his "youth". That he will be spared to be in it at the close of the war with victory is the wish of his hosts of friends throughout the Dominion.


Daily News

June 29, 1918 (Saturday)

Harbor Grace. Mrs. O'Neil, who resides with her brother, Bishop March, went to St. John's by Tuesday morning's train and will remain a few days.


Daily News

July 16, 1918 (Tuesday)

Holyrood Church Burnt to Ground.
Last evening at 7.30 Inspector General Hutchings received the following message from Constable Grouchy at Holyrood - "R.C. Church burning to ground; impossible to save it. Standing by other property."

A subsequent message from Const. Grouchy read - "R.C. Church and contents destroyed. Surrounding property safe. Fire under control."

No particulars as to the origin of the fire have been received. The Holy Cross Church at Holyrood was begun some 24 years ago, under Rev. Dr. Murphy as P.P., and took a number of years to complete, at a cost of some $25,000, apart from the religious furnishings. It was by far the finest piece of architecture in the district of Harbor Main, and an ornament to the whole of Conception Bay. It was beautifully furnished inside in oak and pine, and no doubt when the latter ignited it was impossible with the meager apparatus at hand to save the sacred building. All will unite in sympathy with Rev. W.P. Finn, P.P., who was in the city until 6 o'clock yesterday evening, and his parishioners, on the great loss sustained. We understand there was about $4000 insurance on the building.


Evening Telegram

July 16, 1918 (Saturday)

Latest from the Holyrood Fire.
From a letter received in the city this morning from a gentleman in Holyrood we find that the fire was first discovered at five minutes past five, and it is rumoured that it was caused by a boy who greased the bell with a candle, who in doing so may have been careless, with the known result. Others believe that sparks from a train which passed at 2.30 ignited the church, but this does not seem possible. Unfortunately the Blessed Sacrament was not saved, although heroic attempts by 16 soldiers led by Sergt. Morrissey, who were the first on the scene, were made to force the door of the sanctuary where it was kept. Only a few articles, such as vases, candles, etc. were saved.

The house of Moses Lewis, which was near the church, was several times endangered, and volunteers with water buckets were continually on guard, and we are pleased to state that beyond a few windows being broken, the house sustained no damage. Our informant states that the air for hundreds of yards around was filled with sparks and flying particles of burning wood, making it extremely dangerous to be near the conflagration.

Needless to say the people of Holyrood feel very badly over the disaster, but we are sure that such indefatigable workers will not rest long before a new church is erected on the site of the one destroyed.


Evening Telegram

July 25, 1918 (Thursday)

Casualty List. Received July 25th, 1918.
Still Seriously Ill. Improved, July 22nd.
4137 - Pte. Patrick Healey, Badger Bay, near Pilley's Island. Previously reported.


Daily News

July 31, 1918 (Wednesday)

Presentation to Mrs. Pickering.
Dear Mrs. Pickering - We as officers and members of the "Ladies Aid Society" deeply regret your leaving us. We sincerely appreciate your faithful efforts in helping us with your kind words and encouraging way. We know your labour with us will not be in vain. Many times we were cheered by your presence with us, and as you are about to leave us for your new home and friends, you can carry with you our sincere thanks and know that your labour has not been in vain. Please accept the little gift as a token of love from us, and may "God of Heaven" go with you and lead you until your life's end. Signed on behalf of the officers and members of the ladies' Aid.
Alice Burke.


Daily News

July 31, 1918 (Wednesday)

Reply, Officers and Members of the Ladies' Aid Society:
Please accept my sincere thanks for your kind words and appreciation for my services during my three years here. I prize and appreciate very much your gift, which will always bring back many pleasant recollections of my work among you here in Victoria. It was with a feeling of great responsibility that I began my work with you, but finding you ever ready and willing to respond, whenever called upon, has considerably helped towards making our work a success. I trust that in the future as you go forward in the Master's service, that your efforts will be abundantly blessed, and that you will achieve still greater results.

In bidding you farewell, I pray that God's presence will remain with you, and guide you in all your undertakings. Believe me, yours most sincerely,
Nellie Pickering.
The Parsonage, Victoria, June 15th, 1918.


Daily News

September 12, 1918 (Thursday)

Casualty List. Royal Nfld. Regiment. Received Sept. 10th, 1918. Improving.

4079 Pte. James White, Catalina, T.B. Previously reported. At King George Hospital, London.

3931 Pte. Heber Bishop, Long Pond, Manuels, C.B. Injury to fingers, left hand. Amputation of first joint middle finger. At King George Hospital, London.

"Repatriated Prisoners of War."

2740 Pte. Andrew Shaw, Little Heart's Ease. T.B. G.S.W. left hip severe.

3500 Pte. Philip Oliver, 29 Field St., City. G.S.W. right shoulder severe.

J.R. Bennett
Minister of Militia
Sept. 10th, 1918.


Daily News

October 8, 1918 (Tuesday)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.

A deep sense of gratitude impels me to acknowledge the generous assistance of all visitors to my Garden Party, particularly the President, Secretary and members of the R.R. and B. Committee of the Star of the Sea Association, St. Johnís; as well as to express my sincere thanks to the following donors for their great kindness to me:

James Lewis, Brigus Junction $ 2.00 H.W. LeMessurier, C.M.G., St. Johnís 5.00
David Boland, Halifax 10.00Friends at Torís Cove Tor's Cove 28.00
John Battcock, Brigus 5.00 Tilting, per Rev. Dr. Jones 550.00
Hon. W.F. Coaker   100.00Capt. John Lewis   100.00
Dr. and Mrs. Chisholm, Manuels 20.00W.J. Spearns, St. Johnís 10.00
A Poor Friend   5.00R.K.H.   10.00
A.J.T.   5.00Capt. Wm. McDonald, Salmonier 5.00
Capt. T. Walsh, Riverhead, Hr. Grace 5.00Mrs. Michael Ryan, Kilbride 5.00
Con. OíNeil, Long Beach 5.00Insp. Wm. OíBrien, St. Johnís 5.00
Mrs. D. OíLeary, Portugal Cove S. 1.00Mrs. J. Wand, Portugal Cove S. 1.00
Michael Hicks, Peterís River 1.00Wm. Healey, Bell Island 5.00
E.P. Goff, Carbonear 5.00Mrs. M.A. Sweeny, Carbonear 5.00
Reanobrac   25.00John Healey, Pla. Junction 5.00
Jas. Hynes, Pla. Junction 10.00Judge Morris   50.00
Messrs. Job Brothers   20.00J.T. Martin, St. Johnís 10.00
Mrs. Bailey, Tremont Hotel 5.00X 10.00Mrs. Richard Brophy   6.00
J.V. OíDea   25.00Per Mrs. Denis Ryan, Little Paradise 31.00
Wm. Clarke, St. Johnís 2.00 Albert Lewis, St. Johnís 5.00
Patrick Lewis, Grand Falls 5.00 N.J. Murphy, St. Johnís 5.00
Prof. J. Mackey, Carbonear 5.00 Gerald Strapp, Hr. Grace 5.00
Mrs. W.R. Warren   5.00 Mr. Wm. Churchill, Public Works Department 10.00
Wm. Maher   10.00 Rev. Dr. Whelan  25.00
Thomas Coady, St. Johnís 10.00 Conductor P. Lee   2.00
Miss Ivy OíBrien  2.00 Frank Power   2.00
Mr. and Mrs. T. Moore, Avondale 5.00 Misses Nellie and May Veitch   10.00
Mrs. Mark Penney   10.00 Per P.F. Dwyer, Tickle Harbor Crossing 24.00
John Bonia, St. Maryís 5.00 Alban Doody, Mosquito 1.00
Capt. T.R. Dwyer, C.A.M.C. 20.00 G.J. Joy, Canadian Royal Engineers 20.00
Mrs. Julia Besso   3.00 James Reid, Fogo 2.00
S.J. Foote, St. Johnís 10.00 W.H. Jackman, St. Johnís 10.00
Mr. Bindon   5.00J.J. Norris, Conche 20.00
Miss Joy   20.00W.P. Finn, P.P. Holyrood  

Daily News

October 9, 1918 (Wednesday)

Wounded With Canadians.

Mrs. Hickey of Holyrood received a telegram Saturday from her son, Michael of the Infantry Battalion, No. 1075207, Canadians, saying he was gassed on Sept. 29th, and on August 15th, 1917, was wounded in the big battle of Hill 70.† He is in the war nearly four years.† He is now in the 4th General Hospital, Camiers, and we wish him a speedy recovery.


Daily News

October 9, 1918 (Wednesday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

At 2nd Australian Hospital, Boulogne, September 29th ...
3262 Pte. Lewis Ivany, English Harbour, T.B.† Gunshot wound, head, mild.


Daily News

October 10, 1918 (Thursday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

At 3rd Canadian General Hospital. Boulogne, September 30th ...
3459 Pte. Baxter Bugden, English Harbour, T.B.† Gunshot wound, right thigh and leg, slight.


Daily News

October 11, 1918. (Friday)

CASUALTY LIST.† Royal Nfld Regiment.....† (Received Oct. 10th)

At Military Hospital, Endell Street, London
3459 Pte. Baxter Bugden, English Hr., T.B.; previously reported.


Daily News

October 12, 1918. (Saturday)

CASUALTY LIST.† Royal Nfld Regiment.....

At 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereaux, Oct. 4th
1815 Pte. Leo Francis Healey, Colonial Building, St. Johnís.† Gunshot wound, left arm and side.


Daily News

October 15, 1918. (Tuesday)

CASUALTY LIST.† Royal Nfld Regiment.....† (Received Oct. 14, 1918)

Died at Sea, Particulars Later, Authority Telegram from Officer Commanding Draft

5859 Private Leonard Hynes, Codroy.

At the 7th Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, October 4th

[??]76 Private Herbert Ivany, Merrymeeting Road. Sprained ankle shell wound slight.


Daily News

October 16, 1918. (Wednesday)

CASUALTY LIST.† Royal Nfld Regiment.....

Wounded, Remaining on Duty, Sept. 23rd

818 Pte. Francis J. Dooley, 23 ½ Maxse Street, St. Johnís.


Daily News

October 21, 1918 (Monday)

WANTED, a 3rd Grade Male Teacher for the Church of England School, English Harbour.† Salary, $204.00 and Fees.† Apply to the Acting Chairman, Champneys, Board of Education.


Daily News

October 23, 1918 (Wednesday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

Mile-end Military Hospital, London.

4117 Pte. Frank Hynes, Brentís Cove, St. Barbe, G.S.W. thumb - compound fracture.


Daily News

October 25, 1918 (Friday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

At 83rd General Hospital, Boulogne, October 16th
1941 Pte. Alphonsus Hynes, LíArgent [sic], F.B. [sic] G.S.W. side, severe.


Daily News

October 25, 1918 (Friday)

SPANISH INFLUENZA.

Ten persons ill of Spanish "flu" were admitted to the Grenfell Hall hospital yesterday and two deaths occurred there, the victims being Frank Broderick of this city, and a man named Whitty, of Torbay, one of the crew of the Sable I....


Daily News

October 26, 1918 (Saturday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

55th General Hospital, Boulogne, October 18th
3974 Pte. William Fifield, Merrymeeting Road.† Gassed, wound slight.


Daily News

October 28, 1918 (Monday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

7th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, Oct. 17th
4241 Pte. Ernest D. Ivany, Bell Island.† Wounded, gas poisoning severe.


Daily News

October 29, 1918 (Tuesday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

Dangerously Ill, 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, Oct. 25th
3371 Cpl. William C. Christian, 7? [sic] Hayward Avenue.† G.S.W. fractured femur.

Military Hospital Endell Street, London
1941 Pte. Alphonsus Hynes, Bay LíArgent, P.B.† Previously reported.


Daily News

October 31, 1918. (Thursday)

CASUALTY LIST.† Royal Nfld Regiment.....

At Military Hospital, Bethnal Green, London.
3927† Pte. Patrick Dwyer, Woodfords, C.B.†† G.S.W., left leg.


Daily News

November 1, 1918 (Friday)

At the Institute Hospital.

Comment has been made in some circles as to the number of deaths occurring at the Grenfell Hall hospital...† The Institute has proved a veritable Godsend in the present instance, as no other place was available for the treatment of sufferers when the first outbreak of "flu" occurred.† It may be of interest to know that in six hours after the taking over of the building on the outbreak of the disease, the Grenfell Hall had been cleaned up and converted into a ward with 22 beds, and 12 patients under treatment.


Daily News

November 1, 1918 (Friday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

Killed in Action October 3rd
2984 Pte. William J. Healey, Merrymeeting Road.


Daily News

November 2, 1918 (Saturday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

Died of Wounds October 26th
3371 Cpl. William C. Christian, 72 Hayward Avenue.† Multiple G.S.W. fractured femur.


Daily News

November 6, 1918 (Wednesday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, Oct. 28th
3868 Michael Hynes, Portugal Cove, G.S.W. right knee, mild.


Daily News

November 7, 1918 (Thursday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

At Military Hospital. Bethnal Green, England
3868 Pte. Michael Hynes, Portugal Cove, G.S.W. right knee, amputated above knee.


Daily News

November 11, 1918 (Monday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...

Killed in Action, October 20th
3345 Sergt. John OíRourke, Holyrood.


Daily News

November 21, 1918 (Thursday)

Published by Authority.

His Excellency the Governor in Council, has been pleased to appoint ... Mr. John Kennedy, to be a member of the Roman Catholic Board of Education for the District of Holyrood, in place of Mr. William Coady, retired. ... Department of the Colonial Secretary, November 9th, 1918.


Daily News

December 12, 1918 (Thursday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ... (Received Dec. 11th, 1918)

At 2nd London General Hospital, Repatriated Prisoners of War from Switzerland
2376 Pte. Patrick Hynes, 10 Bond Street.


Daily News

December 16, 1918 (Monday)

Heroes Left For Home.

The Minister of Militia has received word from London that the "S.S. Corsican" sailed from London on December 12th, with the following: -
Captain Nunns in charge, Lieut. Goodyear, 2th Lieut. Knight, 21 released Prisoners of War, 221 noncommissioned officers and men of the Regiment, 11 soldiersí wives, ...


Daily News

December 16, 1918 (Monday)

SOLDIERS RETURNING.

[soldiers returning on S.S. Corsican within next few days]

...† Released Prisoners of War - Ptes. ... 3500 Oliver, ...

Foresters - Ptes. .... 8358 Oliver, ...


Daily News

December 23, 1918 (Monday)

HOME FROM THE WAR.

The first draft of repatriated soldiers and foresters, numbering 250 altogether, arrived by the Corsican Saturday afternoon from London. ... The men belonging to the city were dismissed on landing.


Daily News

December 24, 1918 (Tuesday)

Casualty List.† Royal Newfoundland Regiment. ...† (Received December 23rd, 1918)

Arrived at Dover, England, in Good Health.† Repatriated Prisoner of War from Germany.
1718 Pte. Frank Hynes, Bay LíArgent, Fortune Bay.


Daily News

December 27, 1918 (Friday)

Damaging Fire In Mullock Street.

Yesterday afternoon, a three-tenement house in Mullock Street was practically destroyed by fire interiorly, and the occupants suffered heavy losses.† Isaac Hynes, James Hynes, George Cooke and their families were quartered in the building, which is owned by Mr. T. Harris. ...


Daily News

December 31, 1918 (Tuesday)

DEAD ON ROADSIDE.
Inspector General Hutchings received the following message yesterday forenoon from Constable Grouchy, of Holyrood: "John Kirby, aged 50 years, found dead on Salmonier Road at 5 p.m. yesterday.† Writing particulars."


Daily News

December 31, 1918 (Tuesday)

Newfoundlandís Roll of Honour.† The Yearís Heroic Dead. ...

Christian, William C., Hayward Avenue, died of wounds in France, Oct. 26, 1918. ...

Healey, William J., Merrymeeting Road, killed in action in France, Oct. 3, 1918. ...

Hynes, Leonard, Codroy, died at sea, October, 1918. ...

Ivany, John L., Charlton Street, killed in action in France, Dec. 3, 1917. ...

OíRourke, John, Sergeant, Holyrood, killed in action in France, Oct. 20, 1918. ...

Power, Patrick, Dunville, killed in action in France, April 12, 1918. ...


Daily News

December 31, 1918 (Tuesday)

Marriages of the Year. ...

January 26 - William J. Bendall, Clarkeís Beach and Miss Marion G. Ivany, Botwood.

March 30 - John A. Barrett, Coleyís Point and Miss Julia Batstone, English Harbour.

June 19 - J.J. Carroll and Miss Bessie Maloney, Holyrood.

September 26 - Lance Corporal Norman Pardy and Miss Violet A. Ivany.


Daily News

December 31, 1918 (Tuesday)

NECROLOGY.†† ...

January 26 - Mrs. James Butler, Holyrood. ...

January 31 - Mrs. Ellen Butler, Holyrood, 87. ...

March 27 - John Healey, North Arm, Holyrood, 64. ...

May 18 - Rev. C.W. Hollands, Carbonear. ...

October 20 - Miss Anastasia Hynes, Holyrood, in New York, 21. ...

November 21 - George Peach, formerly of Carbonear, at Balmoral, Manitoba, 68. ...


Daily News

December 31, 1918 (Tuesday)

Heroes who are Missing.

There are still 142 recorded missing of whom no definite tidings have been received.† The names, with the dates, are attached. ...

Healey, John J., Cookstown Road, Apr. 14, 1917. ...

Hynes, Lemuel E., Indian Islands, Fogo, Apr. 14, 1917. ...

Hynes, William P., St. Brendanís, Apr. 14, 1917. ...

Ivany, William C., Lance Corporal, Jamestown, B.B., Apr. 14, 1917.

Ivany, John A., Charlton Street, Dec. 3, 1917. ...

Penney, Arthur J., Company Sergeant Major, English Harbour, Apr. 14, 1917.


Daily News

December 31, 1918 (Tuesday)

Prisoners of War. ...

Hynes, Frank Bay LíArgent†captured April 14, 1917†repatriated Dec. 1918

Healey, Philip Grand Falls†captured April 14, 1917 repatriated Dec. 1, 1918

Oliver, Philip Field Street captured Dec. 3, 1917


Daily News

January 2, 1919† (Thursday)

Capt. Walter Kennedy of Holyrood, who has been with the Royal Naval Command for the last couple of years, returned home a couple of days ago.† Capt. Kennedy did excellent work while in the service, which will surely bring the reward merited.


Daily News

January 10, 1919 (Friday)

Imperial Red Cross Fund.†† ... Employees Municipal Council, as follows:† ... Jas. Reddy,† ... W. Ivany,† ... W. Ivany,† ... Thos. Rodgers,† ... 50 cents each.


Daily News

February 4, 1919 (Tuesday)

Foresters Returning By S.S. Corsican.

Group IX - Notre Dame Bay and Vicinity. ... Privates .. Patk. Healy, .. Lawrence Hynes, ..

Main Railway Line, Including St. Georgeís†† ... Privates.. Herbert J. Ivany

Group II - Conception Bay and Vicinity. ... Ptes. .. James Dwyer

St. Johnís and Vicinity. ..† Ptes. ... Jack Ivany, ..


Daily News

February 5, 1919 (Wednesday)

Nominal Roll of Men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, Embarked by S.S. Corsican. ..

Group 1 - St. Johnís and Vicinity. ...

3974 Pte. Wm. Fiefield [sic], ... 2191 Pte. Healey, ...1815 Pte. Healey, ... 1718 Pte. Hynes, 1941 Pte. Hynes, ... 1463 Cpl. Hynes, ... 3728 Cpl. Hynes, ... 3976 Pte. Ivany, ... 3473 Pte. Fifield, .. 3262 Pte. Ivany, ... Wife of - ... C.Q.M.S. 1310 Ivany, ..


Daily News

February 7, 1919 (Friday)

[front page headline, no story] "TRANSPORT CORSICAN DUE AT 9.30 THIS MORNING."


Daily News

February 10, 1919 (Monday)

STAR ANNUAL AT HOLYROOD.

The Star of the Sea Association of Holyrood held its annual meeting on Sunday last, 2nd inst.†.... The election gave the following officers to the S.S.A. for 1919: -

  • President, Wm. Veitch, elected by acclamation;
  • Vice-President, J.J. Carroll, elected;
  • 1st Asst. V.P., Constable Grouchey, elected;
  • 2nd Asst. V.P., Richard Harding, elected;
  • Treasurer, J.J. Maloney, re-elected;
  • Asst. Treasurer, Daniel Walsh, re-elected;
  • Secretary, J.A. Hannon, elected;
  • Grand Marshall, David Boland, elected;
  • Deputy Marshall, Bernard Walsh, elected;
  • Amusement Committee - Messrs. P.J. Lewis, J.J. Carroll, Constable Grouchey, J.J. Maloney, M.C. Dunphy, Bernard Barrett and Bernard Walsh;
  • Custodian, David Boland.

.... And a chorus of thanks was tendered to the retiring Secretary, Mr. R. Dwyer, for his efficient and experienced services to the Association since its foundation, and was thankfully recognized by him.† .... Expressions of sympathy were conveyed to the Rev. Father Finn on the destruction of his parish church and the Hall was placed at his [disposal?] as a temporary place of worship.† ... One brother member died [illegible] the year, Mr. Wm. Moore.† {Illegible] of sympathy together with [illegible] benefit of $40.00 was sent [illegible] widow, Mrs. Mary Moore. -†Com. Holyrood, Feb. 7, 1919.


Evening Telegram

February 22, 1919 (Saturday)

HOLYROOD WELCOMES HEROES HOME.

The soldier boys of Holyrood were accorded a big welcome home on the day of their arrival here.† The little town was en fete with bunting and the cannon thundered forth its roars of welcome as the train approached the station.† Engineer Candow, too, from the long and oft-repeated tooting of his horn gave us to understand that he was pulling something more than the common carrier along.† These demonstrations of welcome had attracted a great number of people at the station to acclaim the returning heroes.

Miss Flynn, the Secretary of the Women's Patriotic Association, and the young ladies of the Patriotic Committee organized an evening party and banqueted the returned soldiers and sailors, their relatives, and a large number of their friends and well-wishers, and all were seated at two tables erected lengthwise in the Hall.† Rev. W.P. Finn presided at the soldiers' table.† As regards quantity, quality and variety the table appointments left little to be desired, and all partook of a hearty meal, the soldiers in the meantime entertaining with some interesting war stories.† When supper had been finished the assembly was called to order and patriotic speeches, expressions of welcome, congratulations and thankfulness to the soldiers were made by the Chairman, Rev. Father Finn, and Mr. R. Dwyer, J.P., to which Lc-Corpl. J. Crawley neatly replied on behalf of his comrades-in-arms - Messrs. J. Flood, R. Walsh, Edward Berso [sic], Edward Maloney and John Flynn. ... Quite a large number of Holyrood boys felt the call to duty and enlisted in the service of their King and country, and went overseas...†† We have welcomed some back; we will welcome others who are still absent at duty's call...† But alas! there are nine we shall never welcome back.† They have made the Supreme Sacrifice and are now sleeping peacefully overseas and under the shell-torn sods of France and Belgium. -†† Com.† Holyrood, Feb. 20, 1919.


Daily News

January 14, 1920 (Wednesday)

Published by Authority.

His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint ... Mr. J.J. Hicks, North Arm, Holyrood, to be a Member of the Roman Catholic Board of Education for the District of Holyrood, in place of Mr. P.J. Quinlan, retired; ...


Daily News

January 24, 1920 (Saturday)

Holiday Doings, Etc, at Trinity. ...

The "Frank R. Forsey" has taken over 5000 quintals of fish, and has sailed for a European port.† The "General Maude" is discharging salt, and after loading 4000 quintals of fish will follow the "Frank R. Forsey".† This salt was consigned to, and the fish was shipped by Messrs. Archibald Christian & Co., who to-day, are our largest fish buyers in the Bight.† It is many years ago since fish was shipped from Trinity to a foreign market at this time of year.† The catching, buying, making, and shipping of these cargoes have given profitable employment to several of our men, and we sincerely hope the venture may be in every respects successful to Mr. Christian, and lead on to still greater things in future.. ... W.J.L.


Evening Telegram

February 4, 1920 (Wednesday)

Published by Authority. ....

His Excellency the Governor in Council has been pleased to appoint Mr. Joseph Wall to be Sub-Collector of Customs at Harbor Main, in place of Mr. John Kennedy. ...


Evening Telegram

February 11, 1920 (Wednesday)

Torbay Church and Presbytery.

Now that milder weather has set in the people of Torbay are rushing work on the new Church and Presbytery at that place.† The lumber for the structure is being sawn at Father OíCallaghanís mill at Outer Cove.† The old Presbytery was erected by Fr. Troy in 1872.† Mr. Patrick Brennan is superintending the new erections.† The church building is a miniature of the R.C. Cathedral, with the exception of the two towers.† The plans were drawn by architect C. [G.?] McCarthy.†After Easter the ladies of Torbay parish will hold a sale of work to help defray expenses.


Evening Telegram

February 14, 1920 (Saturday)

The Trinity Benefit Club.† (By Rev. Canon Lockyer) ...

The following is a list of its Presidents to date

Rev. Wm. Bullock 1838 to 1847 Dr. Gill 1841 to 1847Dr. Johnson 1847 to 1856 A.W. Bremmer 1856 to 1862Patrick Murphy 1862 to 1872Dr. Robert White 1872 to 1912Dr. Arthur White 1912 to 1913Edwin Grant 1913 -†....

The Charter members of "the Club" in 1838 were: - ... Patrick Murphy, ... Thomas Murphy, ... George Christian, ... John Murphy, ... Jacob Christian, ... Jas. Christian, ...† Aaron Fifield, ... Mark Batson, ...


Evening Telegram

February 28, 1920 (Saturday)

Dr. Dwyer Arrives.

Doctor T.R. Dwyer, son of Mr. R. Dwyer, J.P., Principal of the High School at Holyrood, and brother of Rev. Fr. Dwyer, P.P., Bonavista, arrived in the city by the last Rosalind.† Doctor Dwyer during the world war gave 2 ½ yearsí service with the Canadian branch of the R.A.M.C. overseas, and for 14 months was senior medical officer in the transport service in the submarine area.† The doctor was demobilized in October last, and has since taken a post graduate course in the New York Post Graduate Medical School and Hospital and in the New York lying-in hospital.† Dr. Dwyer graduated at Dalhousie University, and afterwards spent a year in Canadian Hospital work.† He was here on a brief visit in 1917.† After spending a short holiday at Holyrood, Doctor Dwyer will likely take up practice here.


Evening Telegram

March 2, 1920 (Tuesday)

Some Traditions of Newfoundland.†††† H.F. Shortis.

[From an old document dated 1824 between George Garland & Sons, merchants in Trinity, and 4 crews of sealers.]

"Here follow the names of the crews, signed and witnessed by Mr. Drawbridge, who, I understand, was a clerk in the employ.††† ... out of 78 who signed this agreement, 72 of them did so by making "his mark".† The names of the crews were:
Phoenix - Mr. Hart, master, L5 5s 0d; Jacob Christian, second hand; .... Active - ... Thomas Donovan, common hand, 20 s; ...† Dart - ... Michael Murphy, common hand, 20s; ... Arrow - ... Richard Barnes, common hand, 20 s; ..."


Evening Telegram

March 4, 1920 (Thursday)

Published by Authority.

His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint ... Messrs. Martin Barnes (English Hr.) and Martin Pottle (English Hr.) to be members of the Methodist Board of Education for the District of Trinity, in place of Messrs. Gilbert Bugden and William Ivany, retired. ...


Evening Telegram

March 5, 1920 (Friday)

At the Crosbie. - The following guests have registered at the Crosbie: ... G.G. Christian, Hr. Grace, ...


Evening Telegram

November 6, 1920 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
Mr. William Christian, Chartered Accountant, spent the week-end with friends and relatives in Trinity, and returned to St. John's on Tuesday. We are always glad to see him here, and we wish him well. ...
A dwelling house advertised for sale in Trinity, is not a common thing these days, but there is, I find, a notice to this effect in the window of the house on the old Tavernor property in Fisher's Cove. The old Tavernor house disappeared years ago, and the property passed into the hands of Mr. Joseph Crocker, who built the house now offered for sale. The property was bought from Mr. James Crocker, by Mr. Archibald Christian, the present owner. Fifty years ago the garden of this property was one of the most productive in trinity. It is an ideal spot for a well proportioned house. ...
- W.J.L. Trinity, Nov. 6th, 1920.


Evening Telegram

November 19, 1920 (Friday)

Harbor Grace Notes. ...
The schooner James O'Neill, Capt. W. Ivany, got away this morning; she is bound for Malaga, Spain. We wish the young captain bon voyage.


Evening Telegram

November 20, 1920 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
Mr. Gilbert Christian has been a guest at Garland Hotel during the last few days. "Gill" is always glad to get here, and we are glad to have him come. ...
- W.J.L. Trinity, Nov. 20.


Evening Telegram

December 4, 1920 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
Dr. Bond Cross, of Brooklyn, B.B., has men employed taking down the old store belonging to the Cross property. The store originally formed a part of the premises of Mr. Peter Street, when he did business on the South Side. It was bought by old Mr. Cross, launched across the ice, and placed in its present position. It will yield a valuable crop of good lumber. ...
- W.J.L.   Trinity, Dec. 4th


Evening Telegram

December 9, 1920 (Thursday)

Accident at Millertown.
Ex-Corporal Fred Lewis met with a very painful accident at Millertown on December 1st. Whilst shunting cars, he slipped and fell in such a way, as to cause him to break his right leg. We hope that Corporal Lewis, who is a Blue Puttee, will make a speedy recovery.

 

 

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