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Old News of Newfoundland (Part ii)

 
Excerpts from Newfoundland Posts and Telegraphs Daily News Journals

Newfoundland Posts & Telegraphs November 1921: Nov. 3: The "Clarence B." reports from Pilley's Island loss of Capt. George GUSHUE and Michael CONNORS, washed overboard on Sunday night on way from Labrador; they belong to Brigus. William WHITE of Grand Bank was washed overboard and drowned from schooner "James and Stanley" Sunday night 100 miles off St. Pierre. Nov. 4: The fishing schooner "Lenora Silver" of Boston is wrecked on Becked [?] Hill Bars and one of crew, Edward MENSE was drowned. Nov. 7: David STROUD of Rose Blanche and Philip and John MACDONALD of Lapoile were drowned in recent storm. [No first name] BARTLETT, signalman of Cabot Tower, was injured yesterday when he investigated reason why gun did not go off; explosion burned face badly. Nov. 11: T.A. PIPPY, machinist, died at St. John's yesterday. Nov. 14: House of Peter PETIPAS at Whitbourne was destroyed by fire on Saturday. Nov. 16: Nicholas WHITE, 56 years, of Torbay was found dead on road about four miles from St. John's this morning. Heart failure while walking was cause. Nov. 17: James B. O'DONNELL, aged and retired school teacher, was found dead in a house which was burnt on Pleasant Street this morning. Examination proved that he had been dead a week or more. Body of Johanna DRISCOLL, Plate Cove, Bonavista Bay, missing for four years was found near garden where she lived. Remarkable feature is that body was in remarkable state of preservation. Nov. 18: John HARNUM of Greens Harbour who left home on Tuesday to go rabbit shooting has been found dead. Nov. 21: Capt. George TIBBS and five of crew of schooner "Nordica" which was wrecked on coast of Corsica are at Quebec on way home. Nov. 23: Captain and five members of crew of schooner "Vogue" lost at sea last Thursday while bound from Quirpon for Gibraltor, were brought to Boston yesterday by Norwegian steamer. Captain YARN [?] reports Joe DOLEMAINT, a seaman, washed overboard in storm. John ROPER, magistrate at Bonavista, died suddenly yesterday.

 

Page Transcribed by Barbara Pederson (1998)
Page Revised by Don Tate (May 2002)

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