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May 1, 1861
May 27, 1861
Here is a little poem that was in the St. John's Daily News. The author's name was not recorded.
Mr. Editor.- In looking over some old papers. I came across the following doggrel attempt in la Hood. The only thing that can be said in extenuation of the perpetration, is, that the story is founded on fact, and, was written many years ago, when I was a minor."
"Bill Blowpipe was a sturdy lad,
May 29, 1861
At Blackhead, 15th inst., Mr. Edward HEALY, 95 years. Deceased was one of the first settlers at Blackhead, and resided there 50 years.
May 28 - Father Matthew, Boudrot, Tatamagouche, 15. Harvey, Tucker & Co. Lively, Kervin, Wallace, 8, J. & W. Boyd Eliza, Croucher, Porto Rico via Liverpool, N.S., C. F. Bennet & Co. Annie Grieve, McLean, Liverpool, 30, Baine, Johnston & Co. Garland, McLeod, P. E. Island, 8, Clift, Wood & Co. G. McKean, Adams, LaHave-, 8, J. McLoughlan Mary Bell, Day, Sydney, 5, P. & L. Tessier Albert, Cassidy, Liverpool, 33, K. McLea & Son
May 28 - Leader, Vigneau, Demerara, Harvey, Tucker & Co. Sonora, Knight, Sydney, McBride & Kerr James Stewart, Ross, Havana, J. & W. Stewart Challenge, Shelly, Greencock, Baine, Johnston & Co. Rover, O'Brien, Wallace, T. N. Malloy Anna Mary, Dixon, Quebec, Job Brothers & Co.
July 4, 1861
Note: (Spelled exactly as it was printed)
"We regret to learn that an awful catastrophe occurred at Newman's Cove early on Saturday morning last, a small settlement about seven miles distant from Bonavista. A fire broke out in the house of a man named BROWN, who with his son, were out fishing, when, melancholy to relative, five of his daughters were burnt to death in the flames. The mother escaped through a window with her hair all swinged off. The remains of the unhappy victims were buried same day in the Roman Catholic churchyard."
"BRENNAN and KELLY will run their Spring-cushioned Covered WAGGON from the Custom House to Waterford Bridge every Evening, leaving the Custom House at half-past four ans Seven, p.m. FARE, to and from, 1s 3d. ALSO, Open to Excursion Parties at all times, and on the most reasonable terms."
At New Perlican, on the 15th of June, after a lingering illness, which he bore with Christian submission to the Devine will, James, son of Mr. James ETHERIDGE, aged 34 years.
On Sunday morning after a lingering illness, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. John DUNPHY, aged 13 years.
July 31, 1861
On Saturday evening last, in the Congregational Chapel, Queen's Road, by the Rev. C. PEDLEY. Mr. Thomas MABIN, to Annie, daughter of Mr. V. MERCHANT, of this place.
At her residence, in Cambridge, Mass., 17th inst., Catherine, relict of the late James MELLIDGE, Esq., aged 85 years.
On Thursday morning last, Mr. Michael DALEY, aged 66 years, a native of the County Wexford, Ireland.
On the 26th inst., at Windsor Lake, Mr. James PHELAN, aged 65 years.
Sept. 18, 1861
"BY AUTHORITY.- Intimation having been received from the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade, that in the future it would be advisable for one Medical Officer to attend on sick and disabled British Seamen at the Port of St. John's, the Governer has appointed Doctor William Cawley Simms to perform that duty; which has been intimated to the Shipping-Master, and of which all parties concerned will take notice."
On Tuesday morning last, after a short but severe illness, borne with Christian resignation to the Devine will, Mr. Edward ELLARD, a native of the county Wexford, Ireland, aged 46 years
On Saturday afternoon, after a short illness, James Francis, second son of Mr Patrick HYNES, aged 13 years.
On Saturday night, the 15th instant, William WEST, a native of Somersetshire, England, aged 84 years. His funeral will take place this day, (Wednesday) at 3 o'clock, p. m., from the residence of Mr. Robert HUNT, Nonpareil Cottage, Signal Hill Road, when the friends of the deceased are respectfully invited to attend.
On Saturday last, after a lingering illness, aged 56 years. Mr. Thomas TUCKER.
Sept. 20, 1861
On Tuesday evening last, after a long illness, Mr. Micheal FOGERTY, third son of James FOGERTY, victualler, aged 21 years. His funeral will take place this day, (Friday) at 3 o'clock, p.m., when friends and aquantences of the family are respectfully invited to attend.
Oct. 7, 1861
On Saturday morning, the 5th inst., after a lingering illness, aged 49 years, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. John Walters, carpenter. Her funeral will take place this evening at 3 o'clock, when the friends and aquaintances of the family are requested to attend.
Oct. 5 - Miranda, Symons, New York, 8, Bowring Brothers
Cleared:Oct. 5 - Vulcan, Dooley, Sydney, J. and W. Stewart
Loading:Oct. 4 - Thomas Wright, Bristol, C. F. Bennett and Co. Oct. 5 - Mountain Avenue, (AM) Baltimore, Baine, Johnston and Co.
Passengers:In the Miranda from New York, Mrs. Furlong, Miss King
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