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1909-e Newspaper Look-ups
from
The St. John's Daily News

 
Mon. Jan. 3, 1910

EVENTS OF THE YEAR - 1910

NOTE: I'm sorry, but I didn't get Oct. 3 - Dec. 31.

JANUARY

Jan. 3
KIRBY - LeMESSURIER wedding.

Jan. 4
Stephen KEAN dies suddenly.

Jan. 12
O'DEA - COADY wedding.

PARSONS - YATES wedding.

Jan. 15
Inspector I. G. SULLIVAN and Supt. GRIMES gazetted.

Mr. PAYNE appointed Governor Savings Bank.

Jan. 16
T. C. KENNEDY run down by catamaran and killed.

Centenary of death of Sir John MOORE.

Jan. 17
Schooner "Swallow" lost with all hands off Long Island.

Jan. 21
Crew of "Lolita", lost in mid ocean.

Jan. 23
J. C. STRANG dies, aged 51.
 
Jan. 30
Mr. John BAIRD died at Montreal, aged 72.

Miss Bertha PENNEY dies at Keels.

FEBRUARY

Feb. 3
Miss Hilda JARDINE dies.

Alex. EWING dies, aged 57.

Feb. 4
PENNEY - GOULD wedding.

STENTAFORD - GOULD wedding.

Feb. 10
NIND - LeMESSURIER marriage in England.

Judge OKE, Hr. Grace, appointed.

HAWKINS - LUSH wedding.

Feb. 15
Fire at Capt. SCANLON's, Dick's Square.

Feb. 16
PIKE vs. Evening Herald.  Verdict for plaintiff, $100.00 and costs.

Feb. 18
Barqt. "Lavinia" wrecked at Chance Cove.

Feb. 20
Fatal accident at Ropewalk, James WHALEN killed.

Capt. Fred. WHITE dies at Greenspond.

Feb. 22
Mrs. Azariah DAWE dies at Bay Roberts.

Feb. 24
John SHARPE dies, aged 74.

Feb. 28
 
Mrs. Virtue SPRACKLIN dies at Whitbourne, aged 84.

MARCH

Mar. 2
J. F. COLLIER dies, aged 26.

Mar. 7
Mrs. John G. MUNN dies at Hr. Grace.

Mar. 8
Death of Hon. Captain BLANDFORD, aged 68.

Mar. 19
John GRACE killed by jumping from train near Colliers.

Mar. 21
Reuben SPARKS dies, aged 65.

Mrs. Joseph O'REILLY dies.

Mrs. BARTLETT, relict of the late Geo. BARTLETT dies, aged 85.

Mar. 28
Hon. J. A. CLIFT appointed Grand Master A.F. and A.M.

APRIL

Apr. 2
MANTIR- and DeLOREY arrested in Cambridge for MULLINS murder.

Apr. 9
Henry V. BORNE dies, aged 79.

Apr. 10
"Virginia Lake" lost.

General BOOTH's 80th birthday.

Apr. 11
Poet SWINBURNE dead, aged 72.

"S.S. Vanguard" lost.

Apr. 14
 
PRITCHARD - SMITH wedding.

Apr. 15
J. HIGGINS selected as Rhodes' Scholar.

Apr. 16
John BOGGAN dead, aged 68.

Apr. 22
Criminal Libel suit instituted against W. B. GRIEVE.

Apr. 27
Schr. "Roanoke" lost near Fagal.

Apr. 28
Capt. TIZZARD drowned.

Apr. 29
THOMPSON - CHAPLIN wedding.

MAY

May 3
Mrs. FOX died, aged 78.

May 4
Capt. Geo. SOPER died at Carbonear, aged 86.

Mrs. WILKENSON died, aged 89.

Note: For May 5th to June 20th, there is a line down the page and some entires are hard to read.

May 8 or 9 (hard to read)
Sir Edward MORRIS 50th birthday.

Patrick FLYNN, William Street, died, aged 74.

May 18
P. W. JORDON dies.

May 19
Millionaire H. H. ROGERS died.

BUCHANAN - LEONARD marriage.

 
May 24
T. R. CHARLES died, aged 65.

May 25
Death of Mrs. W. B. WEST.

May 26
Miss INKPEN of Great Burin, presented with Humane Certificate by Governor MacGREGOR.

Timothy WALL dies, aged 76.

MILROY - THORBURN wedding at Halifax.

May 27
Schr. "Electra", Capt. CAVE, crushed in the icefloes.

Mrs. Wm. FINN, mother of W. FINN, P.P., died at Carbonear.

May 28
Case against Hon. J. C. CROSBIE, in connection with Western Bay incident,
dismissed.

Hon. P. H. ROY, Pre. Of the Banque St. John, sentenced for 5 years, for
issuing false returns.

Rev. Mother Germaine, of Carbonear Convent, died.

May 29
Mrs. Michael COLLINS died.

May 31
Francis KNIGHT, H.M.C., died, aged 62.

JUNE

June 1
OSMOND - COLLINS wedding.

June 2
John DONNELLEY, H.M.C., Bell Island, dies.

June 4
Capt. JOHN- died .

June 6
 
McCARTHY - WALSH wedding.

Schr. "Geisha" lost off Cape Spear.

June 9
LUMEDEN - JAMES wedding.

CARTER - BROWNING wedding.

KING - BAGGS wedding at Blackhead, B. D. V.

Mrs. (Dr.) KENDALL died at Sydney.

June 10
Edward Everett HALE died at Boston.

June 13
John CURAN- Died, aged 80.

Const. COADY died at Bay Bulls.

June 14
Thomas KEARNEYdied, aged 66.

June 18
WILLAR - ROBERTS wedding.

June 20
O'NEIL - GIBBS wedding.

June 24
CONNOLLEY - ALLAN wedding.

HILL - McDOUGALL wedding.

June 29
Capt. DELANEY appointed Ships Husband, Reid - Nfld. Co.

MacPHERSON - McNEILLY wedding.

June 30
CANNING - CLATNEY wedding.

ANDERSON - KNOWLING wedding at Heart's Content.

 
JULY

July 1
McNAMARA - KIELLY wedding.

Death of R. G. GEAR, engineer of "Fiona", aged 58.

July 2
Walter ENGLAND died at Curling.

Three Outer Cove fishermen drowned.

Manager TEMPLETON, Bank of Nova Scotia, held up at Rainy River.

July 3
CARSON - BRADBURY wedding.

July 4
Hon. G. T. RENDELL dies, aged 82.

July 6
Rev. Harry ROYLE and Miss OLDFORD married at Hant's Hr.

July 7
Rev. J. J. DURRANT and Miss KING married at Fortune.

July 8
Douglas HERDER dies.

July 9
Church ship "Lavrock" lost on West Coast.

July 15
TESSIER - BURSELL wedding.

GOODRIDGE - JACKMAN wedding at Tilt Cove.

July 19
Golden wedding of Judge and Mrs. POWER.

July 20
BRYCE - WOODS wedding.

DOWDEN - PAYNE wedding.

 
FURLONG - HEALEY wedding.

Death of J. J. FLANNERY, Clerk of the Peace.

July 22
TAYLOR - SEXTON wedding at Topsail.

July 24
John J. COWAN dies.

July 25
"Bonavista" strikes iceberg.

July 26
BRISTOW - MERCER wedding.

July 28
Son of John HENN, aged 9, scalded to death at Musgrave Town.

AUGUST

Aug. 9
Mrs. Philip HANLEY dies.

Aug. 10
MORISON - DUFF wedding at Carbonear.

Aug. 11
LARKIN - HACKETT wedding.

Aug. 12
RYLAND - WINTER wedding.

Tobias TRIMLET of Bonavista drowned in British Columbia.

Aug. 13
Crew of "Myrtle" belonging to Grand Bank, rescued by "Sygna" and brought to Bell Island.

Aug. 14
Miss Jean MONROE dies.

Aug. 15
Robert TAYLOR, formerly of Port de Grave, died, aged 88.

Aug. 18
 
Dr. MacDONALD of St. George's, wins 20 mile marathon.

Gloucester schr. "Orinoco" lost, two Newfoundlanders drowned.

Aug. 19
Edward PENNEY, J. P. of Keels, B. B., dies.

Aug. 20
George SCARLET dies, aged 77.

Aug. 21
Geo. WOODFORD killed by lightning at Herring Neck.

Aug. 22
Sudden death of T. J. MORRISSEY.

G. J. ROWE, Mus. Bac., dies at Bermuda.

Sylvester MURPHY dies, aged 44.

Aug. 24
Capt. TURNER dies.

Mrs. John BAIRD dies.

Aug. 27
Geo. Manville FENN, the novelist, dies at Isleworth.

Aug. 30
William KNOWLING dies at Codroy, aged 75.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 1
Ethel FIELD drowned in Quidi Vidi Lake.

Sept. 2
Dr. COOK claims to have discovered the North Pole.

Sept. 3
Councillor CAREW dies.

Sept. 4
Three men drowned at Cartwright.

 
Sept. 6
PEARY announces discovery of North Pole.

Sept. 8
PEARY denounces COOK as a "fakir".

Sept. 9
Millionaire HARRIMAN died.

Mrs. Emily ATWILL dies, aged 75.

Sept. 12
Rev. Chas. COMBEN dies at St. John N. B., age 77.

Sept. 14
Mrs. Eliza HORWOOD died, aged 78.

Sept. 17
Mrs. Ford WINSOR dies, age 79.

Sept. 20
Rufus TREMAIN suicides at Log Cabin.

MARSHALL - MURRAY wedding.

Mrs. Samuel COLLIER drowned at Port au Port. Husband and step-son subsequently arrested.

Sept. 21
Wm. O'TOOLE died, aged 77.

Sept. 22
WHITE - KNIGHT wedding.

Sept. 24
PITCHER - CORNICK wedding at Montreal.

Sept. 27
G. B. HARRIS dies.

Sept. 28
KING - CAMPBELL wedding.

MERCER - NORBERG wedding.

Sept. 29
 
TOOTEN - PEDDLE wedding.

OCTOBER

Oct. 2
COLLIER and son arrested in connection with the death of Mrs. COLLIER at Port au Port.

William WALSH dies suddenly on board "Florizel".

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Page Contributed by Chris Shelley (August 13, 2000)
Page Revised by Don Tate (29 Aug 2000)

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