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Mr. F.H. Hue, Newfoundland agent at Montreal, was a passenger by the Rosalind Saturday.
Church Organ Installed.
Recluse Dead. The following message was received from Magistrate O’Toole, Conception Harbor, by the Justice Department, yesterday: "Michael O’Neil, an aged man living alone at Avondale, was found dead in his home this afternoon."
Candidates Nominated in Harbor Main. ....
The Government candidates nominated were Charles Furey and Matthew E. Hawco.
Schr. Jas. O'Neill, Capt. Ivany, arrived at Gibraltar on Wednesday week from Torreviga, with salt cargo for Munn & Co.
Trinity. ... it became known that Capt. Fiander and crew were safe in St. John's after a 56 days passage from Spain. ... Mr. Peter Coleridge and Mr. Wm. Hiscock, who were with Capt. Fiander have returned to Trinity (May 2nd). ....
Mr. Arch. Christian is preparing to prosecute the shore fishery again this year. ...
October 5th, 1764 "Baptized, a son of James and Mary Ivymy." ...
"Jan. 3rd, 1821. Married, Francis Barnes and Anne Baston, of English Harbor." ...
The daughters became the wives of the men who came later, and the sons died young, hence the name Lockyer died out in English Harbour. Whilst scores of family names in Trinity have entirely disappeared, it is interesting to notice that the very oldest names are still represented here. These names are Tavernor, Jones, Rowe, Tibbs and Ivamy. They appear, however, in the record of baptisms of 1753, showing that the parents of those children then baptized, had been married before the coming of the first resident clergyman (Rev. Benjamin Lindsay) as his first marriage was, as I have pointed out, in 1757.
I now give dates of the beginnings of some families still in Trinity.
Dampier, 1787. Thomas Dampier, of Dorset, England, married to Ann Sweet, of Trinity.
Collis, 1800. James Collis, of Somerset, England, married to Jane, widow of James Ivamy, Bonaventure. ...
Hiscock, 1804. Richard Hiscock, of Dorset, England, married to Sarah Woolridge, South Side, Trinity. ...
Christian, 1808. Jacob Christian, of Arundell, Norway, married to a daughter of Maurice and Ann Murphy.
Hunt, 1814. Edmund Hunt, of Dorchester, England, married to Eleanor, daughter of Maurice and Ann Murphy. ...
Pilgrim, 1817. Thomas Lambert Pilgrim, of Christ Church, Hants, England, married to Hannah Fifield, of North Side, Trinity. ...
March 12th, 1772. Interred James Bugden, of Christ Church, Hants, England, aged 59 years. I think he was a brother of John Bugden, Jr. ...
Mr. Gilbert Christian registered at Garland Hotel on Monday and spent the week at Trinity. Always glad to see you, Gil.
How the Money Went. Snow Shoveling at Holyrood.
Appended herewith is a copy of one of the returns in connection with the Government's famous snow shoveling campaign in Harbor Main district just previous to the Bye-Election last March. This return sheet shows that the amount of $233.31 was allocated on account of special work, viz snow shoveling at Holyrood. The report is signed by C.R. Kennedy who received $11.11 cents, or 5% for commission. Mr. Michael Kennedy as foreman who evidently put in four hours more time than any other man received as his share $15.00 at a rate of 50 cents per hour. Whether the rate of pay which on other public roads was 25 cents per hour, was in this instance raised as an inducement in view of the election, the return sheet does not state. The discrepancy in the amount of work given would point to discrimination and readers may judge if it was used in favor of the Government candidates Messrs. Hawco and Furey. The pay for all the workmen was 40 cents per hour, and the list is given herewith: -
A report was current in the city at the time of the Election that all the snow in Harbor Main had been shoveled away. The return of 40 cents to the department of works would seem to be proof that the rumor was correct.
Published by Authority.
Trinity. ... [start of old and respected family names in Trinity area]
Baston, 1793. John Baston, of Devon, England, married to Joan Higden, of English Harbor. ...
Mr. Gil Christian spent Sunday in Bonavista and came back to Trinity on Monday.
Fatal Accident. Knocked Down by Bicycle - Aged Woman Dies.
Whilst preceding along Hamilton Street yesterday afternoon an aged woman named Hynes, who lived on Maple Street, off Freshwater Road, was knocked down by a bicycle ridden by a young man named Campbell and died a few hours later. The victim of the accident, who was 78 years of age, was picked up by Campbell, who had her driven in a motor car to the house of Dr. McNearn, where she was attended to by Dr. Roberts, who said she was dangerously ill. She died at an early hour this morning. An enquiry will be held into the accident later.
Bicycle Fatality. An elderly lady named Haynes was knocked down by a bicycle ridden by a young man named Campbell on Hamilton Street Wednesday afternoon, and as a result of injuries received, passed away at 2 o'clock yesterday morning. After the accident occurred, the victim was picked up and taken to the residence of Dr. McNairn, New Gower Street, where she was attended by Dr. Roberts, but despite medical aid, passed away at the hour above stated. The body was removed to the morgue yesterday morning where a post mortem was held and an enquiry into the accident will be held later.
Lambert, 1780. George Lambert, of Dorset, England, married to Catherine Ivamy, of English Harbour.
Thirty Nurses Took Diplomas. ...
Following were those in the graduating class, 1921: - ... Martha Batson, Trinity Bay, Nfld.; ... Janie Budden, Carbonear, Nfld.; ...
Note:- Miss Batson intends visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Batson, English Harbour, Trinity Bay, in August. We wish her a pleasant holiday.
Dunville, P.B. ...
Loss of Schrs. Hopewell and Waterwitch. And Nineteen Lives. [Note: This is a repeat of a news item from 1875, not something from 1921. - TPH]
Two most distressing marine disasters involving the loss of nineteen lives will long make memorable the storm of last Monday (Nov. 29th, 1875). The early part of the evening was moderate enough, and about four o'clock a craft called the Hopewell, owned by Messrs. Joy of Harbour Main left here for Harbour Main with eight souls on board, including the three brothers Joy (owners of the boat) and a quantity of provisions. Towards dark a gale sprung up, with heavy snowdrift, and at eight o'clock it was at the height of its fury. The Hopewell stuck on Biscan Rock near Cape St. Francis, and in a very short time was broken up, all on board but one man going down to a watery grave. The survivor, named Waugh, got onto a rock and there he remained all night and a great part of the next day. When the S.S. Hercules neared the spot, on her service to Conception Bay, about noon on Tuesday, this poor fellow was seen waving a handkerchief, and Capt. Blandford, of the Hercules, promptly manned a boat and sent her with a strong crew to effect his rescue. The waves ran so high at that time that they could not get near enough to throw a line within Waugh's hold, and a second and third attempt were made before they succeeded in reaching him with a rope and lifepreserver. After three hours spent in the utmost endeavours for his safety, Waugh was pulled off on board the Herculea in a most exhausted condition, but, at all events, saved by the heroic efforts of Capt. Blandford and his crew.
Pouch Cove People to the Rescue.
Reginald M. Johnson.
P.S. - Skipper's name Samuel Spracklin - saved.
The sujoined [sic] are the names of the lost and saved.
Saved - Samuel Spracklin, Thomas Ivany, Henry W. Spracklin, Samuel Row, Henry Ivany, Samuel P. Spracklin, Thomas Nosery, Thomas Spracklin, William Wells, Richard Ford, George Wells, James H. Wells, William C. Spracklin.
[Note: It appears that 2 names are missing from the list of the lost; this is as reported in the paper - TPH.]
Mr. Colin Tavernor, the very popular purser of the Reid Nfld. Co., who was taken ill on S.S. Sagona a few days ago, and whose condition since arriving at the Hospital has been critical, is, we are pleased to say, much improved, and it is thought the danger of a second relapse is now passed.
Fined For Using Trawls.
It is the same in connection with my own family name. Though we spell it Lockyer, the old clerks frequently have entered it Lokier. They did that because it gave phonetically the correct Hampshire pronunciation of the name. It looks as though some names strangely and quickly departed from the original. For instance: - On March 3rd 1783 I find the following entry of baptism: "James, child of Jasper and Ann Hitchcock."
Then three years later, November 15th, 1786, I find the following entry: Baptized "Jasper, child of Jasper and Ann Hiscock." The same persons with surname changed, and permanently changed. ...
Harbor Grace Notes. ...
Miss Florence Dwyer, who is nursing at Boston, after spending an enjoyable holiday here with her parents, Sergt. and Mrs. Dwyer, returned by the Digby on Monday. Her brother, Mr. Wilfred Dwyer, accompanied her to Boston.
Note: The use of the personal pronoun "I" in some of the articles below, refers to the original author of the newspaper article. This was Canon William Lockyer, the Anglican clergyman in Trinity, who wrote a number of historical and current pieces for the newspaper of the day. The excerpts I have presented are only a small portion of any given piece - they are extremely interesting for anyone with an interest in Trinity or vicinity, but I do not have sufficient time to transcribe them in full.
(Marriages are also sorted and recorded separately in the marriage files.)
1767 - Richard Kene, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and Mary Ann McGrath.
1769 - John Allen and Mary Power, both from Ireland.
1771 - John Canfor of Dungarvin, Ireland, and Hannah Ivymy.
1774 - Maurice Connors and Elizabeth Walsh, both of the Kingdom of Ireland.
1775 - Gerald Keefe of Barnet Tree Parish, County of Waterford, and Ann Cavenot of Queen's County, Kingdom of Ireland.
1779 - Maurice Connors, of Ireland, and Ann Hiscock.
1786 - Darby Quinn, of Ross, Ireland, and Sarah Foster.
1788 - John Morrisey, of the County of Waterford, Ireland, and Margaret Ryan.
1788 - Edwin Meagher, of the County of Tipperary, Ireland, and Patience Bayly.
1789 - Cornelius Maloney, of Waterford, Ireland, and Mary Pinhorn.
1789 - Thomas Dailey, of Inniscarthy, Wexford, and Sarah Harding.
1792 - Patrick Carig, of Tallow, near Youghal, Ireland, and Mary Lambert.
1795 - Dennis Eagen, of Youghal, County of Cork, Kingdom of Ireland, and Hannah Dwyer.
1796 - Edward Scully, of Youghal, Ireland, and Elizabeth Moors.
1798 - William Duffey, of Onan, Kilkenny, Ireland, and Ann Healey.
1801 - William Ennes, of the City of Dublin, Ireland, and Mary Hone.
1801 - John Kirby, of Youghal, Ireland, and Ann Green.
1801 - William Austen, of Tallow, Waterford, Ireland, and Mary Bromley.
1802 - Thomas Britt, of Youghal, Ireland, and Mary Foster. ...
Mr. Gill Christian came to town last week, registered at the Garland, and attended to his business. Glad to see you Gill. ...
1801 - William Smart of Foxton, County of Leicester, married Mary Flynn.
1811 - Robert Collingham, of Sutton upon Trent, in the County of Nottingham, married Charlotte Way.
1813 - William Kelson, of Harewood, in the County of Hereford, married Ann Hypditch.
1815 - James Lannigan, of the County of Lancashire, married Susannah Verge....
Mrs. Jacob Woolridge, of Trinity South, died on Sunday last, aged 73 years....
A Few English Harbor Marriages of Seventy Years Ago.
1842. John Penny, Jr. and Sarah Pottle. Witnesses: - James Pottle and Joseph Gover.
1850. Martin Miller and Mary Ivamy. Witnesses: - Rother [sic] Penny and Joseph Hart.
1850. Richard Ivamy and Martha Ivamy. Witnesses: - William Ivamy and Philip Ivamy.
1850. James Walters (of Salmon Cove) and Mary Bastone [sic]. Witnesses:-James Penny and John Bastone.
1850. Martin Ivamy and Ann Bastone. Witnesses: - William Ivamy and William Bastone. ...
A Serious Loss - Our heart-felt sympathy goes out to the fishermen of Champneys, and English Harbor, who lost their fall's catch of fish, by the wreck of the schooner that was taking it to St. John's for sale. Owing to the specially large number of shippers from English Harbor, it constitutes the most serious loss to that settlement that it has experienced for many years past. ...
From Ye Olde Register.
1836. (Married). Thomas Laugher and Mary Bugden. Witnesses:- Miles Swadridge, John Dampier.
1827. (Married). Patrick Fowlow and Sarah Peckham. Witnesses:- Elizabeth Fowlow, Amy Peckham.
1836. (Married). Thomas Fowlow and Catherine Woodman. Witnesses:- Archibald Graham, Samuel Miller. ...
Answers to Correspondents.
Mrs. Ryan, Baccalieu. - Captain John Duffitt reports that you enjoy the Trinity items. I am glad to know that you find them helpful to pass away a lonely hour, and to take you back in happy thought to the scenes of your girlhood days.
I find the following entry in the old Church Register:-
October 9th, 1839. - (Baptized). Anne, daughter of Thomas and Catherine Fowlow, Trinity. (Signed) William Bullock, Priest. ... W.J.L.
Important Local Events. [of the past year] ...
Motor Accident at Holyrood.
Our Bell Island Budget. ...
Our Bell Island Budget.
Our Bell Island Budget. ...
Our Bell Island Budget. ...
Mr. Gil Christian, who was on a business trip north, returned by yesterday's express.
Trials on Criminal Charges. ...
Fire at Salmonier.
The entry in which William Alexander's name occurs for the first time reads as follows: - "July 28th, 1813: Married, William Alexander, of the parish of Campbell Town, Argyleshire, North Britain, and Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas and Christian Newell of Trinity."
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander wrote their names, respectively, in connection with the entry; and this is a rare thing to find in marriage entries of those years and indicates that the persons were above the ordinary in education. The marriage was witnessed by George Skelton, J.P.; and James Pointer Garland J.P.
Mr. Alexander was born in "North Britain" (Scotland) in the year 1784. He came to Newfoundland about the year 1800; but just how he came or where he landed, I am not quite sure; though from what I have heard from the old people they say he came out as a young man in one of Slade's vessels to Greenspond; and for several years he held a responsible position in connection with Slade's business there. In this position he got a practical idea of Newfoundland business; and then he decided to go into the business for himself in Bonavista, about the year 1810. He employed one Mr. Strathie and it looks as though Mr. Strathie brought much of his material with him, as the house is still standing and in good repair - and we do not wonder at that, for its frame is largely of English oak.
Then he came to Trinity for a wife, in 1813. No family was more highly respected at that time than that of Thomas and Christian Newell; and from that family Mr. Alexander selected the youngest daughter, Elizabeth, and they were married as recorded in the entry I have already quoted. Then they went to Bonavista to live, and during the next nineteen years William Alexander was principal business man in the place. During those years two daughters and three sons were born to them. A photograph of Mr. Alexander (now in possession of Rev. Canon Bayly) taken when he was about forty years of age, represents a man of intellect and good nature. During the month of June 1928, Mrs. Alexander was taken seriously ill. One day she grew suddenly worse, and as Mr. Alexander hurried up the stairs to her bedside, his haste and anxiety were too much for a weak heart, and he fell dead on the stairs, aged 44 years.
Mr. Robert Alexander (one of William Alexander's sons) was connected with the business of Messrs. J. and W. Stewart in St. John's for several years; and died suddenly in England as he was about to leave for Newfoundland. He was a rich man and one of the many bequests in his will for the public good, was a thousand pounds, the first contribution towards building the Old Seaman's Home in St. John's.
Mrs. Archibald Graham, of Trinity, in 1823, was a sister of Mrs. William Alexander, and in the baptism of a son born to Archibald and Hannah Graham in that year, the surname Alexander was used as a Christian name - hence Alexander Graham. .... W.J.L. Trinity, April 12, 1924.
Information for Enquirers Re Hannah Newhook
Hannah Newell Newhook was born in 1802. She was a daughter of Chas. and Catherine Newhook; and a sister of Mrs. (Capt.) George Field, Bonaventure. She married Thomas Gaylor, Jr. of Bonavista in 1826. She was a widow for several years, and she died at the home of the Newhooks at Long Point (Trinity East) in 1867. Thomas Gaylor, Jr., was a son of old Captain Thomas Gaylor of Bonavista, who was well known in Trinity during the years of his sea-service; and widow Gaylor had many friends in Trinity.
Some months ago one of the present generation of the Miller families in Bonaventure, asked me if I would kindly give them some information as gathered from the old Church Books, re the coming of his ancestors from the Motherland to Bonaventure, and what part of the Old Country they came from. Probably the person has decided long ago that I was not working very hard about it. This, however, is not so, for I have spent a good many hours looking for the name Miller in the old Books. Whilst I have carefully tabulated some ninety entries including the name Miller, from 1760 down to 1825, I have not been able to get a consecutive history of them.
There are two reasons for this:
Where only one man of the same name came out from the Old Country, and his birthplace is included in his marriage entry, it is easy to trace him and the family, through the Marriage, Baptism and Burial entries, right down to the present, as I have frequently done. With the Miller family of Bonaventure this is not so, and whilst I believe they are all of Somerset stock, yet I have to admit in efforts to give the family lineage.
1780. Baptized. Grace, child of Richard and Sarah Waterman.
1806. Married. Joseph Gover of Dorset and Grace Waterman, daughter of the late Richard Waterman and Sarah his wife (now Bailey).
1830. Married. James Penny, of English Harbour, and Grace, widow of Joseph Gover.
1842. Interred. Grace Penny. ...
Marriages at English Harbour, 1805-19.
1805. William Barnes and Sweet Pottle; Richard Ryal and Elizabeth Rogers.
1806. William Batson and Jane Wills; James Penny (Wm.) and Ann Penny (Jas.); Charles Penny (Wm.) and Mary Sweatland.
1808. James Batson and Elizabeth Higden.
1810. George Hart and Ann Miller.
1816. George Ivamy (Jas.) and Catherine Spragg.
1819. Joseph Barnes (Geo.) and Mary Bugden.
June 7, 1924. W.J.L.
Violent Assault by Escaped Lunatic.
On Thursday evening last, a male patient of the Lunatic Asylum escaped, and made his way homewards to North Arm, Holyrood, arriving there Friday night. At that place a 3 year old boy named Kelly, attracted his attention. The lunatic, so it is stated, badly maltreated the child.
Seizing him by the stomach in his powerful grasp, he attempted to disembowel him. He then took the child by the arm and smashed the limb. The authorities were notified of the lunatic's escape and fortunately Constable Grouchy rounded him up and brought him back to the institution. The child will recover from his injuries.
Harbor Grace Notes.
Our Bell Island Budget.
Star of the Sea Association of Holyrood.
... Some familiar faces present at the last annual meeting were missing from this. Their seats were vacant and three worthy brother members, Laurence Barron, Michael O’Rourke, and Matthew J. Dwyer, had laid down the burden of life; some prematurely, others attaining advanced old age. ...
J. A. Hannon was appointed Chairman to conduct the election of new officers, with Messrs. J. J. Maloney and J. J. Carroll as check clerks and Felix Byrne and Wm. Byrne (Jr.) tellers. ...
Mr. Hannon was repeatedly pressed to place himself in nomination for President for the third term, but he declined...
An unanimous call was made for the veteran W. P. Walsh, who enters his fourth term as President. Chairman Hannon declared the results of the election as follows: -
Personalia (Newfoundland Weekly).
Personal (Newfoundland Weekly, Boston, February 14)
Holyrood Notes. ....
It is understood that Mr. D. Hennessey, formerly employed with the United Towns Electric Co. as Inspector of Dams, is planning to build a spacious bungalow here this spring.
Miss Nellie Veitch, who formerly taught school at Central Holyrood, was recently transferred to Holyrood South, and is residing with Miss M. A. O’Rourke.
Mr. William P. Cunningham will leave here in the course of a few days to join his brother, Jim, who is residing in Los Angeles, Cal. We wish him luck in the land of his adoption.
Mr. Michael J. Hickey, Great War veteran, is at present in the city on a brief business trip.
Mr. Felix Byrne, of the Burnstain Hotel, is at present confined to his home suffering from a severe cold.
Mr. Jas. Curran, accompanied by his sister, Mrs. W. J. Powers, left by the last Rosalind for New York after spending the winter with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Curran.
Mrs. W. P. Walsh arrived by last evening’s train from St. John’s where she had been spending a few days with her friends. .....
Miss Ethel Walsh, who is spending the winter months with her aunt, Mrs. William Kirby, made a short visit to Kelligrews, accompanied by her cousin, Mrs. M. C. Maloney, on a visit to her parents who have recently returned from the Humber.
Mr. Joseph Whelan, the well known violinist, left by the Rosalind a few days ago on a visit to his sister, Mrs. J. J. Hickey, who is residing in Boston.
Harbour Grace Notes. ...
Mr. Brendan Walsh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Walsh, of this town, has been appointed principal of the R.C. Academy here, and entered upon his duties on Monday. We trust that much success will attend his efforts.
Visitors at the Office of the Nfld. Weekly [in Boston]
Mr. and Mrs. Arch Bennett, of Brookline, who just returned from a vacation in New York. Mr. Bennett was a former resident of St. John’s and Grand Falls, and came to this country about three years ago. His wife is a daughter of Mrs. Catherine Walsh of Holyrood, C.B.
Harbour Grace Notes. ...
Miss Muriel Dwyer came here on Friday last, and has accepted a position as stenographer with Mr. J.M. Cron. Muriel’s many friends are pleased to have her this way again.
Published by Authority.
His Excellency the Governor in Council has been pleased to appoint... Mr. Moses Clarke (Little Burnt Bay) to be a member of the United Church Board of education for the District of Lewisporte, in place of Mr. John Hynes, retired.
Visitors at the Nfld. Weekly Office [in Boston].
Five new members were admitted, including Fr. M. Dinn, assistant to Rev. W.P. Finn, P.P., Spiritual Director of the association. The roll call showed 109 members and Secretary Dwyer's and Treasurer Carroll's reports which were read to the meeting disclosed increased membership and earnings, economy in expenditure, and increased balance in the treasury - all combined are symbols of the Association's progress and prosperity. Upon motion for adoption, both reports were carried with applause. The Secretary was directed to convey to Rev. W.P. Finn, P.P., Spiritual Director the best wishes of the association for a Happy New Year, to regret his absence from the meetings, the past year and his wise counsel and direction, and to express their pleasure to welcome him back in good health ere long to Association and Parish work.
President Walsh Retires. As the officers were about to vacate their seats, President Walsh congratulated the association on the good showing made the past year, thanked the members for their willingness to help, and then gave his valedictory. He told the meeting ill-health forbade him to continue his usual activities in the Association, and that he was not open to the office of President any longer - an office he had worthily filled for several successive terms, and by virtue of which he was sent last April as a delegate to represent the Association at the Golden Jubilee of the Association Star of the Sea, Placentia. Several leading members spoke and regretted Mr. Walsh's retirement from office and appreciated and eulogized his services and long connection with the association.
Election of Officers. Rev. Fr. Dinn was appointed chairman to conduct the election of officers, who appointed Messrs. J.J. Maloney and Bernard Walsh as his clerks. The election which was well contested, resulted as follows: - President - Mr. P.J. Lewis, elected Vice President - Mr. Edward Kirby, elected 1st Assistant Vice president - Mr. Edward Butler, Jr., elected 2nd Assistant Vice President - Mr. Bernard Walsh, elected Treasurer - Mr. Felix Byrne, elected Assistant Treasurer - Frederick Byrne, elected Secretary - Mr. R. Dwyer, J.P., re-elected Grand Marshall - Mr. Patrick Walsh, re-elected Deputy Grand Marshall - Mr. Bernard Barrett, elected Custodian - Mr. Wm. Byrne, Jr., re-elected Amusement Committee - Messrs. Felix Byrne, Bernard Barrett, Bernard Walsh, Richard Maloney, T.J. Devereaux, Leonard Kiley, James Penney, J.J. Crawley. Auditors - J.A. Hammon [sic, not Hannon - TPH], Wm. Veitch, P.J. Lewis
New Officers Acknowledge Honours.
Only One Vacancy. But one death was recorded last year, Mr. Thomas Walsh died on Jan. 29th. The association paid the last tribute of respect to their deceased brother member and forwarded a note of sympathy and a Death Benefit of $40.00 to his son, Patrick Walsh.
Salmonier Notes. ... The latest arrivals from U.S.A. are Messrs. Jas. J. Daley of St. Joseph's and P. Marry of Salmonier, and Mr. Jas. Hawco from Western Canada. Mr. Hawco has been carrying on a successful farming business in Western Canada for the past 15 years.
Note of Thanks
Personal. ... Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Currie are taking passage to New York by S.S. Nerissa.
Note of Thanks
Mrs. J.V. O'Dea and daughter, Mary, with Miss Margaret Hannaford, leave on Saturday by S.S. Silvia on a visit to New York.
Visitors at the Office of the Nfld. Weekly.
Mrs. P. Bennett (nee Miss Mary Corbett of Holyrood, daughter of Wm. Corbett). Mrs. Bennett left home about 15 years ago, and made a visit there three years ago. Her husband, who has been in this country for over 30 years has not been to the homeland since coming here. He is a stationary engineer with the Seaver Co., manufacturers, in Chelsea.
Note of Thanks.
Note of Thanks.
Published by Authority.
Visitors at Nfld. Weekly Office. [in Boston - TPH] Miss Margaret Dwyer, daughter of Mrs. Pierce Foley, of Tilting, leaves by the S.S. Farnorth on Nov. 15 to spend the winter at home. - Nov. 12.
Newfoundlanders at Dalhousie.
Rev. G. Ivany and Mrs. Ivany of Old Perlican are on a visit to St. John's. Mrs. Ivany has been an inmate at the Grace Hospital for the past two or three days where a slight operation was performed.
The Bell Island News. ...
Mr. James Dwyer is home from New York, where he has spent the past few years, on a visit to his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Dwyer, of the Beach Hill. ...
Mr. And Mrs. Jas. McDonald of St. John's are visiting the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Dwyer of the Beach Hill.
Bell Island News. ...
Miss Bessie Dwyer, daughter of Mr. Denis Dwyer, left on Saturday to spend a holiday in Witless Bay.
Mr. Gordon Christian, L.R.A.W. returned from a holiday trip in Bonavista Bay by S.S. Home this morning.
Banded Birds Identified.
SOUTH COAST DISASTER FUND. ...
$1.00 each - ... Patrick Oliver, Jr.
50 cents each - ... Philip Oliver, ... Joseph Oliver, Jr., ... Joseph Oliver, Sr., James Oliver, ... Andrew Oliver, Jerry Oliver, John Oliver of Peter, ...
40 cents each - Peter Oliver, ...
Chiefly Personal. ...
Word was received yesterday from the Institute of Civil Engineers, London, England, that Cyril Joseph Carey was successful in passing for second year work in that institute. After passing Senior Associate at St. Bonaventure’s College, he attended evening classes in higher mathematics at the Memorial College. He is a son of Mr. J. P. Carey, manager of Furness, Withy & Co., Ltd., St. John’s.
South Coast Disaster Fund. ...
Contributed by the people of the R.C. Parish of St. Brendan’s, per Rev. F.J. Pumphrey
$10.00 each - Wm. F. Hynes, ...
$1.00 each - ... Thos. Hynes Sr., ... Denis Hynes, ...
50 cents each - ... Edward Hynes, Mrs. Edward Hynes, Wm. Hynes of Edward, Mrs. Wm. Hynes of Edward, ... James Hynes, Mrs. James Hynes, ... Patk. Hynes Sr., Wm. Hynes of Thos., Patk. Hynes of Thos., ... James Hynes of Wm., Jas. Hynes of Thos., ... Thos. Hynes of James, ... Bernard Hynes, ...
25 cents each - ... Peter Hynes, ...
Contributed by the people of Middle Bight ...
$1.00 each - ... John Haines, Samuel Haines Sr., Isaac Haines, O. Haines, Edgar Haines..
South Coast Disaster Fund.
List of contributions from Holyrood.
$15.00 - In memory of Dr. Dwyer (per Mr. and Mrs. R. Dwyer).
$10.00 each - Miss M.A. O’Rourke, Richard Dwyer J.P., J.J. Carroll
$5.00 each - Rev. W.P. Finn, John Kielly, Philip Kielly, William Veitch, Mrs. J.A. Veitch, Aaron Maher, M.C. Dunphy, R.J. Kennedy, Edward Butler Sr., Capt. Walter Kennedy, John Lacour, C.R. Kennedy, Edward Kirby, M.E. Hawco, S.M.
$2.50 - Aaron Lewis (Newtown)
$2.00 each - Peter Hickey, Mrs. W. Kirby, Mrs. Theo Lacour, John Wall, James McGrath, M.C. Maloney, Miss N. Flynn, Mark Penney, Mrs. Edward Kelly, Felix Byrne, Mrs. Ambrose Corbett, Mrs. John Byrne, James Crawley Sr., W.P. Walsh, Dr. Soper, Wm. Curran (North Arm), Mike O’Rourke, Frank Bennett (taxi)
$1.00 each - Edward Beeso, Mrs. Peter Hickey, John O’Brien, Patk. Walsh of Thos., James Quinlan, Bernard Lewis, Miss Susie Byrne, Mrs. M.F. Kennedy, Mrs. Jas. Bennett, Clare Veitch, Hilda Veitch, Wm. Walsh (Central House), Mrs. Wm. Walsh (Central House), Miss Rose Kennedy, James Dwyer, Joseph Penney, John Grouchy, Raymond Walsh, Mrs. Richard Kelly, Mrs. Joseph Kennedy, Mrs. James Healey, Pat Crawley (Woodfords), Thomas McKay, Mrs. T.F. Penney, Mrs. Mary O’Brien, John Brophy, Philip Penney, Edward Joy, Patrick Hawco, James Penney, John Joy, Mrs. Thomas Woodford, Leo Tubrett, Wm. Crawley, Patrick Walsh (Railway), Wm. Curran, Michael Myers, Miss B. Grouchey, Mrs. John Doran, Bart O’Brien (South), Mrs. Janie Beeso, J.J. Maloney, William Taplin, Mrs. Fred Ezekiel, Mrs. J.J. Healey, Bernard Barrett, Mrs. Patrick Penney, Aaron Lewis Sr., John F. Lewis, M.J. Kennedy, Miss Bridget Hennessey, Mrs. John Joy, Mrs. M.E. Byrne, Mrs. J.J. Hicks, Cyril Shea, Mrs. J.J. Crawley, Mrs. Mary Morrissey, James Maloney Sr., Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan, Mrs. Wm. Curran, Wm. Byrne Sr., Patrick Walsh (South), Miss Winnie Emberly, Daniel Walsh, Friend, John O’Rourke, John Maher, Mrs. R. Gates, Mrs. P. O’Neil, Mrs. Frank Bennett Jr., John Byrne, Matthew O’Rourke, Miss M. Grouchey, Miss Hannah Best, James Hennessey, William Ryan, Jas. Maloney Jr., Richard Lewis, Mrs. James Beeso, Michael Tubrett, Michael Penny (Country Path), Mrs. Elizabeth Timmons.
50 cents each - Philip Timmons, Mrs. M.J. Barron, Wm. Dwyer Sr., Philip Healey, Mrs. Thos. O’Connell, Mrs. John Healey, Mrs. John Timmons, Miss Annie Brophy, Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. R. Cunningham, Richard Walsh, Philip Woodford, John Bennett, Philip Healey, Miss Kathleen Dwyer, John J. Lewis, James Boland, Mrs. John Penney, Mrs. A. Duggan, Wm. Penney, David Boland, Willie Walsh, James Kielly, Lawrence Murphy, Charles McCarthy, Stephen Healey, Roland Healey, Mrs. Andrew Nash, Mrs. Bart O’Brien (South), John F. Walsh, Stephen Mason, Matthew Penney, Wm. Corbett, Mrs. Thos. Furey, John Murray, Mrs. Thomas McKay, Mrs. P. Austin, Mrs. Walter Lewis, Thomas Healey, John Quinlan, John Furey, Peter Duff, Vincent Brophy, Bart Corbett, Jerome Lewis, Wm. Byrne Jr., John Lewis (7 mile post), Thomas Flood.
40 cents - Mrs. Philip Penney.
30 cents - Mrs. James Healey.
25 cents - Patrick Mason.
20 cents each - Mrs. Cornelius Crawley, Miss Florence Dwyer, Jeremiah Quinlan, Catherine O’Rourke, Philip Grouchey.
10 cents - Mrs. Thos. Kielly. Loose change - $1.50.
List of contributions from Hr. Main. ..... [Note: I’ve only included entries for Corbett, Costigan, Flynn, Hawco, Murphy, Penney, Wall, Walsh - Tom Hynes]
$5.00 each - ... Michael Walsh, Thomas Corbett, Thomas Flynn (Mcl.), ...
$3.50 - Charles Costigan. ...
$2.00 each - John Costigan, ... James Murphy, ... Edward Flynn, Mrs. James Corbett, Thomas Hawco (Frank), Frank Hawco Sr., ... Mrs. Joseph Wall, ... James Hawco (Wm.), ...
$1.50 each - Mrs. Thomas J. Hawco, ...
$1.00 each - ... Nicholas Wall (John), ... Nicholas Hawco, ... James Flynn, ... Mrs. Stephen Flynn, Philip Walsh, ... Michael Wall, Mrs. Walter Corbett, ... W.S. Wall. ... Mrs. Timothy Hawco, ... Mrs. Patrick Walsh Jr., ... Peter Hawco Sr., Thomas Hawco (Thos.), ... James J. Hawco, ... Miss Elizabeth Corbett, ... James Penney, Matthew Penney, Mrs. William Wall. ... Mrs. Patrick Murphy, ... Joseph Penney, ... Patrick Costigan, ... Jas. Wall, ... Mrs. William Costigan, Mrs. John Costigan, ... Miss Elinor Corbett, William Murphy, ...
50 cents each - ... Bridget Penney, ... Mrs. Lizzie Wall, ... John Wall, Mary Wall, ... Edward Costigan, ... Richard Walsh, Mrs. Richard Walsh, ... Denis Wall, Stephen Wall, ... Philip Hawco, Michael Corbett, Bartholomew Corbett, Mrs. James Flynn, Mrs. John Corbett, Stephen Hawco, Mrs. John Corbett, Walter Corbett Sr., Patrick Corbett, Mrs. Mary Flynn, ... Martin Wall, Mrs. John Wall, John Wall, ... Thos. Penney, ... Mrs. Walter Walsh, Mrs. Thomas Hawco (Murray), Mrs. Peter Hawco Jr., Mrs. Sarah Hawco, Mrs. William Walsh, ...
SOUTH COAST DISASTER FUND. ...
English Harbour (Collected by Mark Wells, Geo Budgen [sic], Geo. F. Barnes, and Wm. Penny).
$5.00 each - Rev Wm. [illeg 2 letters]nter, Fred Stone.
$4.00 - Mark Wells.
$2.00 each - Francis Pottle, John Batson, Mrs. John Batson, Fred Fiefield, Herbert Barnes, John
F. Penney, Robt. Wells, Arthur Fiefield, Mary E. Batson, Mark Wells Sr., Geo Budgen, Wm.
Batson, Gilbert Budgen.
$1.50 each - Wm. Wells, Albert Budgen, Wallace Batson, Richard Batson, Hy. Robt. Wells.
$1.00 each - Walter Ivany, Mark Ivany, Robt. J. Ivany, Martin Pottle, Peter Batson, John I.
Pottle, Wilfred Ivany, Geo. Batson, Martin Ivany, Nathan Penney, Mark Penney, Geo F. Barnes,
Elezear [sic] Ivany, Jas. Wells, Wm. Ivany Sr., Herbert Ivany, Wm. Batson, Joseph Ivany, Alex.
Barnes, Arthur Penney, Mrs. Arthur Penney, Nicholas Penney, Mrs. Peter Penney, Westfield
Wells, Urias Penney, John Penney, Lionel Penney, Reuben Penney, Willis Penney, E. Roy Batson,
Edwin Budgen, Joyce Budgen, Mary Wells.
80 cents - Gordon Ford.
70 cents each - Richard Barnes, Mrs. Benj. Penney.
60 cents each - Geo. Ivany, Alex. Penney, Alex. Penney.
50 cents each - Albert Penney, Stephen Barnes, Alex Penney, Wm. Geo. Penney, Ernest Penney,
Master Wm. Penney, Samson Penney, Obediah Penney, Marcella Penney, Wm. J. Barnes, Barnet
Barnes, Mark Barnes Jr., Mrs. Mark Barnes, Wm. Ivany Sr., Wm. Ivany Jr., Albert Ivany, W.J.
Ivany, Edgar Penney, Mrs. Edgar Penney, Mrs. Alex Penney, John Barnes, Mrs. Wm. G. Penney,
Maud Jones, Colin Penney, Heber Wells, Jas. Batson, Mary A. Penney, Frank Penney, Giles
Fiefield, Aaron Ivany, Mrs. Nathan Penney, Obediah Tucker, Mrs. Edwin Budgen, Wm. G.
Bugden [sic], Mrs. Arthur Fiefield, Mrs. Selby Penney, Arthur Bugden, Albert Batson, Joseph
Penney, Mary H. Penney.
40 cents - Mrs. Frank Penney
25 cents each - H.G. Batson, Mrs. Mary E. Hobbs.
SOUTH COAST DISASTER FUND. ....
Trinity West. ...
$5.00 each - ... E. Batson, ... Geo. H. Christian, ...
$1.00 each - ... Robert Ivany, Geo. Ivany, ... Mrs. Geo H. Christian, ...
South Coast Disaster Fund. ...
Contributed by the people of Trinity West. ...
$1.00: - ... Mrs. Peter Coleridge, Mrs. George H. Christian, ...
Severed thumb with axe. Mr. James Dooley, the butcher, while making splits at his home, Waterford Bridge, on Saturday last, accidentally severed his thumb with an axe. Mr. Dooley was rushed to the General Hospital in a state of coma owing to the loss of blood, and up to yesterday his condition was very precarious. He is now on the road to recovery.
Holyrood, February 5th - ... Only the other day, February 1st, Miss Mary Dunphy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Dunphy, entered the Mother-house of the Novitiate of the Convent of Mercy, Military Road, St. John’s. This young lady had been teaching in this parish in the Southside for several years past. Her predecessor in the same school, Miss Nellie Veitch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Veitch entered the Novitiate the same day, and it is scarcely a year since Miss Margaret Hicks entered the same Novitiate. Two of the former classmates of these young ladies, namely Misses Ida and Rita Bennett have also entered convents in the United States. ...
SOUTH COAST DISASTER FUND. ...
TORBAY - Church of St. John the Evangelist (per Rev. John Carter)
$5.00 each - Mrs. W.H. Liddy, Dr. P. Kirivan.
$2.00 each - Wm. Cullen, Jacob Bradbury Sr., Mrs. Jacob Bradbury Sr., John Manning, W.H. Liddy, Gus Ryan, Richard Manning.
$1.50 - Daniel Shea.
$1.00 each - John Hickey, Geoffrey Morey, Jas. Gosse (Beach), Mrs. Pierre Doyle, Michael Downs, Lawrence White, Richard Ryan, M.C. Road, Sylvester Murphy, Geo. Bradbury, Pierre Doyle, Peter Power, John Manning (Patrick’s Path), Mrs. White, Michael McGrath, Michael Billard, Robt. Morey, Bernard Manning, Edward Power, Jas. Malone (Piper Stock), Jas. Malone (Freshwater), John Ellard, Oliver O’Brien, Mrs. Rich. Cullen, Mrs. John Reddy, Jas. Nolan, Patrick Dunphy, Richard Thorne, Terence O’Toole, Jas. Gosse (Patrick’s Path), Chas. Thorne, Philip Fitzpatrick, John T. Bradbury, Wm. Hickey (North), Denis Coady, Thos. McGrath, P.O., Jas. Crowe, Patk. Larkin Jr., Patk. Bolger, John J. Ryan, Patk. Thorne, John T. Tapper, Wm. Dodd (Beach), Francis Manning, Samuel Manning, Jas. Thorne, Thos. Druken, Thos. Reddy, Thos. Quigley (Piper Stock), Robt. Molloy, Thos. Dodd, Jas. J. Lacey, Edward Cantwell Jr., Michael Hickey, John Reddy, Philip Coady, Michael Reddy, Matthew Quigley, Patk. Ellard, Mrs. Patrick Ellard, Wm. Coady, Jas. Reddy, Chas. Thorne, Richard Thorne Sr.
50 cents each - Mrs. John Tapper, John Martin, Jas. Bradbury, Robt. Bradbury, Mrs. Thos. Roche, Timothy Quigley, Mrs. Ellen Gosse, Michael Kinsella, Mrs. Thos. Dodd, Mrs. Michael Shea, Mrs. Jas. Lacey, Mrs. Wm. Thorne, Jas. Ryan, Mrs. John Power, John Murphy (Bauline Line), Sam Gosse, Mrs. John Lacey, John Roche Sr. (Newtown), John Mahon, Patk. Manning (Hill), Wm. Crowe, Mrs. Jas. Duggan, John Roche, Wm. Gosse (Watson’s), Mrs. Jas. Gosse (Watson’s), Mrs. Eliza Bolger, Wm. Martin, Mrs. R. Ryan, Martin Murphy, Patk. Ryan, Mrs. Hy. Lacey, Thos. Gosse (F.M.R.), Miss Mary Jane Manning, Stephen Gosse, Jacob Bradbury Jr., Thos. Barron, Jesse Manning, John Yeo, Mrs. Patk. Larkin Jr., Samuel Field, Michael Shea, Michael Quigley, Francis Tapper, John Lacey, David Ryan, Sam Gosse, Thos. Jennings, Richard Thorne (Hy.), Jas. Bradbury, John Bradbury, Edward Field, Jas. Gosse (Watson’s), Thos. Shea, Jos. Gosse (Beach), Jas Yeo, David Bolger, Richard Waterman, Wm. Keating, John Gosse (Alfred), Thos. Roche, Richard Thorne (Wm.), Jerry Manning, Peter Doyle, Isaac Gosse, Richard O’Reilly, John Murphy, Mrs. John F. Manning, Mrs. John White, Mrs. John Houlihan, Mrs. Peter Power, Mrs. John Thistle, Thos. Quigley, Lawrence Whalen, Jas. Dunphy, Mrs. Rich. Thorne, Martin Manning, Michael Whitty, John Manning, Ed. Fleming, Patk. Martin, John Roche, Nicholas Quigley, Francis Barron, Patk. Cullen, Michael Brien, Patk. Doyle, Ed. Kelly, Thos. Roche, Wm. Murphy, Jas. Moore, Jas. Dunphy, Patk. Reddy, Mrs. Wm. Molloy, Mrs. Robt. Molloy, John T. Whitty, John Lynch, Robert Gosse, Patk. Ryan, Mrs. M. McGuire, Dave McGuire, Mrs. A. McGuire, Ed. Cantwell, Mrs. P. Morey, Geo. Tapper, Chas. Gosse, Joseph O’Brien, Michael Fennessey, Patk. Whitty, Thos. Martin, Martin Ryan, Mrs. W. Barron, Mrs. J. Crowe, Mrs. Peter Power, Mrs. Jas. Malin [sic], John McGrath, Mrs. W. Ryan, Miss Imelda Reddy, Frank Reddy, Jas. Finn, Ed. Ryan, Robt. Tapper, Thos. Keating, Geo. Ryan, Mrs. Frank Manning, James Byrne, Thos. Flemming, Peter Thorne, James Whitty Jr., Jas. Manning, Thos. Manning, James Whitty Jr., Cornelius Manning, Robert Codner, Richard Yeo, Patrick Crowe,
Joseph Gosse, John Whitty, Francis Barron, Samuel Flemming, James Martin, Mrs. Con Manning, Patrick Manning, Edward Cantwell, George Tapper of John.
Personal (Nfld. Weekly). ...
Boston, Feb. 8 - During the week we were glad to welcome at the office of The Weekly: Miss Josephine Dooley and Miss Carol Murphy, both formerly of St. John’s. The former arrived in Boston about three months ago and has a position in the Central Square Theatre, East Boston. ... Both young ladies are staying at Mrs. Mary Drohan’s, 602 London St., East Boston. ...
S.S. Sagona via Fogo, March 23 - Thomas Hynes of Kelligrews took sick yesterday. Have had doctor aboard from S.S. Imogene to give him attention. (Sgd.) BLACKWOOD.
S.S. Sagona, via Fogo, March 23 - Crew all on board, all well. Have transferred body of Thomas Hynes who died this morning to S.S. Eagle. (Sgd.) BLACKWOOD.
Eagle in Saturday Hails for 25,000.
The S.S. Eagle, Captain Wes. Kean, the first arrival from the seal-fishery arrived in port shortly before 12 o’clock on Saturday hailing for 25,000 prime young harps and hoods. ...
The body of Thos. Hynes, a member of the crew of the Sagona who died on board that ship was brought in by the Eagle.
Boston, Mar. 29 - During the week we were glad to welcome at the offices of the Weekly- ...
Bell Island News. Personal. ...
A large number of our workmen left the Island on Saturday to attend the funeral of the late Thos. Hynes, sealer on the Sagona, whose body was brought to port that day by S.S. Eagle. Mr. Hynes was an employee in the mines for some years and was well known and respected. His funeral in Kelligrews on Sunday was attended, it is said, by fully a thousand people from all parts of Conception Bay.
Sagona’s Crew Shared $58.28.
The specifications of the pelts landed by S.S. Sagona, Captain Charles Blackwood, at Port Union, was received by the Daily News too late for yesterday morning’s issue and appears here-under: - ... Net value $24, 479.06. One third to crew of 140 men $8, 159.68. Each man shared $58.28.
South Coast Disaster Fund. ...
Torbay: Church of St. John the Evangelist, per Rev. John Carter...
$1.00 each - .. Oliver O’Brien, ... Mrs. John Reddy, ... Thos. Reddy, ... John Reddy, ... Michael Reddy, ... Jas. Reddy, ...
50 cents each - ... Michael Kinsella, ... Patk. Reddy, ... John T. Whitty, ... Joseph O’Brien, ... Patk. Whitty, ... Frank Reddy, ... James Whitty, Sr., ... James Whitty, Jr., ... John Whitty, ... Miss Melda Reddy.
Rev. G.B. Pickering, B.D., who has been pastor of the United Church here for the past five years, notified his congregation on Sunday last of his intention of accepting a call recently received by him to the pastorate of Wesley Church, St. John's. Rev. Pickering came to this country from England in 1906 and entered the Ministry of the Methodist Church. He attended Mount Allison University for three years, graduating in 1912. He has served in several districts among which are Sound Island, P.B., Victoria, Lower Island Cove, Blackhead and Harbor Grace. In 1923 he was elected assistant Secretary of the Conference and Secretary in 1927 and in 1928 was elected President of the Conference. Rev. Pickering endeared himself to the members of his congregation during his term of office here and he and Mrs. Pickering have made many friends here who while regretting their departure wish them every success and happiness in their new home.
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