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1898 Newspaper Look-ups
The St. John's Daily News


Sun. Jan. 23, 1898

In the Police Court:

Mary SULLIVAN, widow, Bay-de-Verde, adjudged insane and sent to the Asylum.

A laborer of Spencer Street, was summoned on a charge of drunkenness.

James BRIEN, laborer, Long Pond, Topsail, was charged with assaulting and wounding George NOSEWORTHY with an axe on the 5th inst.. The charge was proved against the prisoner and he received five weeks hard labour in the Penitentiary.

Two civil cases of not much importance came up for hearing.

Mon. Jan. 24, 1898


MUNN - Sunday, the 23rd the wife of W. A. MUNN, of a son.


PHALEN - On Sunday, Thomas PHALEN, native of Glenmore County Kilkenny, Ireland, aged 73 years. 50- of which he spent in this country, funeral on Tuesday, at 2:30 o'clock, from his late residence, No. 34 Henry Street; friends and acquaintences are respectfully requested to attend. R.I.P.

HYNES - At the General Hospital, Walter HYNES, aged 28, seaman on board the "Belle of the Exe"; he is a native of Cottles Island, Bonavista Bay.

WILLIAMS - On Sunday, 23rd inst., after a long and painful illness, Richard John, eldest and beloved son of George and Sarah WILLIAMS, aged 25 years; funeral on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., from his late residence, 61- Bond Street.

        "Affliction, sore, long time I bore,
        Physicians skill was vain,
        'Till God was pleased me to release,
        And free me from all pain."

Wed. Jan. 26, 1898


WILLS - MEADUS - On Jan. 23rd, at the Gower Street parsonage, by Rev. L. CURTIS, Mr. James WILLS, of English Harbor, T.B., and Miss Emma MEADUS, of St. John's.

NOSEWORTHY - BRAGG - In the Methodist Church, Pouch Cove, Jan. 20th, 1898, by the Rev. T. W. ATKINSON, Mr. John C. NOSEWORTHY to Miss Caroline BRAGG, both of Pouch Cove.


DOOLEY - At the Hospital, on the 24th inst., Matthew DOOLEY, of Flatrock, aged 31.

EDWARDS - At Liverpool on Dec. 4th, William Henry EDWARDS, late of the Royal Artillery; and on Jan. 7th his wife Julia, eldest daughter of the late Michael and Mary LEO. R.I.P.

PENNY - On the 23rd inst., after a long illness, Margaret, beloved wife of the late Nathen PENNY, age 74 years, leaving four sons and 2 daughters. Funeral on Wednesday, at 11 o'clock, from her late residence, No. 4 Spencer Street. Montreal papers please copy.

Tues. Sat. Feb. 6, 1898


SMITH - Yesterday morning, of Bronchitis, Willie, darling child of A. and I. SMITH, aged 6 months.

DELLY - At Boston, Mass., Jan. 18, Annie, wife of Joseph DELLY, and second daughter of Sarah and the late Matthew SLADE, aged 48 years. Deceased was a native of Topsail.

RYAN - Yesterday afternoon, after a long illness, Janet Lang, beloved wife of John RYAN, aged 30 years. Funeral to-morrow, Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., from her late residence, -- Barter's Hill; friends and acquaintences are respectfully invited to attend without further notice. R.I.P.

Mon. May 30, 1898


MARTIN - On the 29th instant, of measles, Victoria, darling daughter of J. T. and Bella MARTIN.

NICHOLL - On the 29th instant, Edward NICHOLL, aged 83 years; funeral to-morrow, Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m., from his late residence, 54 Springdale Street.

NOONAN - On Sunday morning, May 29th, John Everett, aged 10 years and 4 months, beloved son of John H. and Annie A. NOONAN; funeral to-day at 11 o'clock.

CAREW - Of consumption, on the 28th inst., Sarah, darling daughter of David and Carrie CAREW, aged 12 years; funeral to-day, Monday, from her late residence, Water Street West.

SNOW - On the 28th inst., William Edwin, darling boy of Dinah and George SNOW, aged 10 years; funeral at 2:30 p.m. to-day from No. 50 Gilbert Street. Friends and acquaintences are requested to attend without further notice. "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away; Blessed be the name of the Lord."

Wed. Oct. 12, 1898


SQUAREY - On September 19th, at Thaldon, Devonshire, Captain John SQUAREY, aged 75 years.

THISTLE - Yesterday morning, after a long illness, Mary, beloved wife of John THISTLE, aged 45 years. Her funeral will take place from her late residence, No. 19 Barnes Road. Friends and acquaintences will accept this the only intimation.

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