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The Daily News
1930 Part 2

 

FEBRUARY

1       St. Bon's wins Inter-Collegiate Hockey Championship

2        Professor Hutton interprets "Bard of Avon" to Holy cross Literary Association
Mr. H. G. Christian addressed Old Colony Club on 'Chopin'.
News received of Dr. Burton's death.

3        Charles Evans Hughs succeeds Will Howard Taft as Chief Justice of United States Supreme Court.
British Society Installation.
Pupils of St. Joseph Convent present Operetta 'Princess of Poppyland'.

4        The Charm School presented at Casino Theatre.

5        Unusually cold snap experienced in city six below zero registered.
Ortiz Rubio inaugurated President of Mexico and wounded by an assassin immediately after the ceremony.
Italy and Austria sign a treaty of friendship and conciliation.
German reichsrath or council of states approved the Young Plas

6        Job's employees from Athletic and Social Association.
Mr. H. W. LeMessurier addresses Rotary Club on Newfoundland's relation with the Channel Islands.

7        Governor and Lady Middleton broadcast thanks for generous aid given to earthquake sufferers.
Home of Alfred Torraville, Fogo, destroyed by fire with all its contents.
Crew of schooner Neptune which has been driven across to Scotland during the December storms arrive home by S. S. Nova Scotia.
Terrific weather conditions play havoc with train movements. City storm swept and wind registering 64 miles an hour.

8        Engineer Stanley receives severe scalding when engine plow special goes over high dump near Lethbridge, B. B.

10       Schooner Dorothy Baird abandoned in sinking condition.

11       United Newfoundland party endorses leadership of Mr. Alderdice.
Naval conference in London agreed to "humanize" submarine warfare.
St. Margaret's Guild Social.

12       Royal Oak L. O. A. concert.

13       Prime Minister and Minister of Finance at Ottawa negotiating trade agreement with Canada.
Annual Meeting Salvation Army League of Mercy.
Fifth Annual Banguet of Marine Engineers' Association.
C. of E. Institute Annual Meeting.

14       Columbus Ladies Association hold Valentine Dance.
Italy published official report condemning General Nobile's conduct on Arctic flight of the Italia.

16       70 miles gale with snow sweeps West Coast. Bishop Falls reports worst storm known there.
Mrs. Norman F. Wilson of Ottawa appointed to Canadian Senate, the first woman to hold seat in the Chamber.
Rev. Fr. Summers lectures to Holy Cross Literary Association on 'An Ancient Irish Shrine'.
S. S. Terra Nova owned by Burgeo and La Polle Exports Company lost in storm at Burgeo.

17       British Industries Fair opens at Olympia.
French cabinet, defeated on minister tax point resigned.
Annual Meeting Cathedral Parish.
124th annual Meeting B. I. S.
St. Bon's win Hockey Championship and Tie-Cup.

18       Shop and contents owned by William McCarthy, Humber Road, Bay of Islands, totally destroyed by fire.

20       Captain Bob Bartlett address Rotary.
Camille Chautemps radical Socialist, became Premier of France.
Temperance Concert in Cannon Wood Hall.

21       Lord Westbury, suicided, 78.

22       Dr. Clarke addresses Old Colony Club "Things old and new Seen Abroad."

23       H. C. Hayward wins Championship Curling Medal.

24       Treaty of Friendship signed by Kings of Hedjaz and Irak.
Renewed revolt in Santo Domingo against regime of President Vasquez.

25       Chautemos Government of France defeated and delay Naval Conference.
Captain Bartlett delivers illustrated lecture on Labrador at Majestic Theatre.

26       Cochrane Street Young men's Bible Class annual Banquet.
Dominican rebel occupied the capital without bloodshed.
Terdieu undertook to form new French Government.
Cathedral Men's Bible Class Annual Tea and Entertainment.
Annual dinner S. U. F.
Gower Street ladies' Aid Entertainment.

27       Rotary celebrated 25th Anniversary at banquet at Newfoundland Hotel.
Llewellyn Club Annual Tea and Concert.

28       Lord  Beaverbrook opened the campaign for Free Trade within the Empire.
Provisional Government arranged for Dominican Republic under Urena insurgent leader.
Annual Meeting Gower Street United Church congregation.

 

MARCH

1       Disasters fire at Grand bank. Ten Buildings destroyed, Estimated loss $250,000
Thefts and Terra Nova leave fop Gulf.

2        Chamber of Indian Princes adopt resolution disapproving of any policy of separation from Britain.

3        Radio Jumble Sale, concert and sociable at Wesley.
Vasquez resigned at president of Dominican Republic.

4        Annual Tea St. Michael's Men's Club.

5        Three days flood in Central and Southern France takes toll of 135 dead and property damage $40,000,000.
Andree Tardieu again president of France.
Archbishop Roche had audience with His Holiness, the Pope.
Announced that Lieut-Col Dickerson, S.A. transferred to another territory.

6        Fire on S. S. Eagle.
Capt. Bob Bartlett lectures on Peary's North Pole Trip in Pitts Memorial Hall.
Mr. W. R. Howley addresses Rotary on "Cooperation law".
Club Bowling League Annual Meeting.

7        Naval Conference resumes at London.
Annual Meeting Wesley Church congregation.

8        Remainder sealing fleet leaves for ice.
Miss Elizabeth Howley describes visit to Europe to Old Colony Club.

9       L.E. Tmerson, K.C. address Holy Cross L.A. International problems.

10       Prince's Rink Closed for general skating for season.
MacDonald Government defeated an Amendment to Coal Mines Bill.

11       Annual Meeting Railway Employees Welfare Association.
Germany voted acceptance of Young Plan. Dr. Hans Luther became new President of the Reichsbank.

12       German Reichstag approves Young Reparations Plan.
Gandhi inaugurates Civil Disobedience campaign.

13       Llewellyn Club win inter-club debate with M. C. L. I.
Mr. F. G. Todd address rotary on Town planning.
House and contents owned by George Hapgood, Port Blandford, destroyed by fire.

14       35 boys emigrants on route to Canada entertained by Salvation Army.
Railway bridge at Crabbes washed away by ice.

15       Dr. Burke address rotary Club in 'Newfoundland Schools' 1726-1926
Mussilini was made high chief of Italian business as new law set up economic oligarchy.
Consolidated Distilleries Ltd. file action in Supreme Court for discontinuance of action against Minister of Finance and Customs.
Sealing plane Aveo wrecked in attempting to take off from St. Anthony.

16       Annual Meeting Bible Society.
Rev. Bro. Egan addresses Holy Cross L. A. on 'Life of Gerald Griffin.'

17       Installation Tasker Lodge.
Concert Wesley Lecture Hall.
L.O. B. A. Concert Victoria Hall
Orphanaid Card party, Newfoundland Hotel.
"Y" Celebration.
"Nothing but Lies" in aid of 7th St. john's Boy scouts troop.
St. Thomas W. H. M. S. Concert.
"Eileen Oge" at the Casino.
B. I. S. parade to St. Patrick's Church.

18       Atwell & Co. Mining Brokers suspend business. Oliver S. Plant, Manager of Local Branch.
Franco-Italian deadlock tied up London Naval Conference.
New British ambassador, Sir Ronald Lindsay, arrive in U.S A arrested.

19       Heavy snow falls in British Isles.

20       Ayers & Son Ltd., new and modernly equipped store (formerly Knowling's) opened.
Dr. Blackall speaks to Rotarians on "Adult Education".
Presentation to Mr. Arthur Mews C. M. G. , who retires from position of organist and choir master, Cochrane Street Church, after nearly 50 years service.

21       Annual Meeting Football League.

25       Canada puts ban on export of liquor to United States.

27       Mr. H. G. King appointed Secretary of Council of Higher Education, in place of Mr. A Wilson, retired.
Chancellor Mueller's cabinet fell in row over dole to Germany's 3,000,000 unemployed.
Fish and Games protection Association invite Jack Mine to come to Newfoundland.
Irish Free State Government defeated.

28       President William Cosgrave of Irish Free State resigned.

29       Fire destroys two shops and three dwellings West side, Corner Brook.
Doctor Bruening New German Chancellor, formed a cabinet.
New Government for Poland formed by Slawek.
S. S. Eagle first arrival from seal fishery, with 26,679 seals.

30       Rev. Fr. Savin address Holy Cross, L.A. on "Some Examples of Character."

31       Anglo-Egyptain Treaty negotiations open.
Deadlock reached at Chinese-Russian negotiations over Manchuria.
Palestine Commission report presented to parliament blames Arabs for August disturbance,
Presbyterian choir present Handel's "Messiah".
British Government sustained second defeat in Parliament.
Young harp arrives from seal fishery with 4,888 seals.

 

APRIL

1       Auxiliary Schooner Humorist arrives from seal fishery.
Installation  Whiteway Lodge

2        S. S. Sagona arrives Port Union with 15,458 seals.
Japan accepted navy limitation settlement of American and Great Britain with some reservations.
Engineer Foley of the railway severally injured when parallel bar of engine which he was driving between Millartown and Buchans, breaks.
Cosgrave re-elected President of Irish Free State.
Father and son banquet of Gower Street Bible Class.

3        Ron O'Toole leaves to contest in Boston Marathon.
Rev. Buchan Carey addresses Rotary on rhe "Shatland Islands".
Nurse McMahon honored by the people of Garnish.

4        Master Teddy O'Keefe wins Holy Cross debate medal.

5        Viking arrives from seal fishery 13,313.
France ratified the Young Plan.
Chinese Government declare was on Yen Hsi-shan, heard of Sansi province.

6        Tri-party agreement between Britain, United States and Japan to scrap battleships.
Mahatma Gandhi formally opened his revolt British rule in India by violating the salt laws.
Ras Taffari proclaimed himself sole ruler of Abyssinia.
Charles C Blackader, publisher Canadian Recorder, 82 dies at Halifax.

7        Auxilliary Lone Flier sails from Twillingate on second trip to ice fields.

8        C. P Scott, noted British journalist, receives freedom of his native city Manchester.
Annual Meeting playground Association Mr. W. H. Harden re-elected president.
Annual service in aid of Tassker Educational Fund.
Filming company sail on Ungava to make sound picture based on Newfoundland life.

9       France refuse to concede Italy party as Naval Conference.

10       Archibiship Roche returns from his ad limina visit to Rome.
Belgium ratified the Young Plan.
Annual Meeting M. C. L. I., A. E. Parkins president.
Newfoundland schooner "Benjamin Smith" abandoned in sinking condition, Crew picked up by Spanish trawler.

11       Serious rioting in Southern Italy due to economic conditions.
Assembly of South Africa passed woman enfranchisement bill

13       S. S Thetis arrives from Gulf with 1,513 seals.
British Chancellor of Exchequer presents budget showing deficit of fourteen and half million.

14       Schooner Harmona arrives at Riverport N. S. and reports loss of Joseph Brown of St. Joseph's, Newfoundland.
Mr. E. N. Holmes, new manager of the Bank of Commerce, arrives.
Lieut. Colonel Bladin, S. A., Territorial commander at Ceylon, appointed to Newfoundland.

15       Exhibition at United Church School Longs Hill.
Serious rioting in Calcutta over Gandhi movement.

16       Temporary commercial agreement between Britain and Russia signed.
Complimentary luncheon to Mr. Andrew Milligan, Manager Canadian Bank of Commerce who has been transferred to Winnipeg.
Dwelling house and contents of Jones Stuckless, Millertown, destroyed by fire.

??       Mr. A. A. Parsons addressed Rotarians on Old time Politicians

??       Rev. Norman Guy of Mount Allison appointed to the chair of Sociology and Economics at Brothers College, Drew University.
Transfer of Rev. J. G. Joyce, of Wesley to Montreal-Ottawa Conference announced. His new scene of labor to be Merrickville, Ontario.

??       S. S. Nascopie arrives 32,261 seals.
Agreement reached between Britain and China whereby the former returns Hei Wei to the later.
Ron O'Tool wins 6th place in Boston marathon, which was won by Clarence DeMar.
Star Club wins billiard Tourney with K of C.

??       S. S. Beothic arrives with 23,135 seals.
John Connors of Bell Island found dead.

21       Robert Bridges, poet Laureate of England dead, 86.
Brigadier General Guggisburg Governor of British Guinea dead.
Council of 126 headed by Premier Mussolini installed to rule Italian industries.

22       S. S. Ungava arrives from ice fields 37,177 seals.
Governor of British Guiana, Father and Son banquet at Y.
Newfoundlanders in Boston tender dinner to Ron O'Toole.
Delegates of United States , Great Britain, France, Italy and Japan at London parley signed treaty by which navies of first three are reduced and limited and all agree to battleships building holiday and rules of submarine warfare; the conference then adjourned.

23       S. S. Terra Nova arrives from seal fishery 3633 seals.

24       Feildian ladies Association Card party.
Plot to assassinate President Legula of Peru frustrated by police.
Schooner Neptune driven across Atlantic in November gales arrive back to safe Harbour , B. B.
Hugh Blair MacKenzie, General Manager of Nova Scotia, dies suddenly.

25       Prince of Wales arrives home from African trip.
Dead whale picked up and towed into St. John's.

26       Graf Zeppelin arrives in England and moors by side of R-100
Terrible plague of locusts on North Coast of Africa.

27       Town of Su Chen, China, looted and burned by bandits who massacred 1000 men , women and children.
Italy launched five new warships.
Rev. Fr. St. John addresses Holy Cross, L.A. on "Loyalty."

28       Annual Meeting Boy Scout Association.
Hungery, Bulgaria, and the little entents signed reparations settlement.
Russia opened new $10,000,000 railway through Turkestan.
Motor show opens at Rink
Easter dance White Clothing Company.

29       Wilson A Bog and Jackson Dodds appointed Joint General Managers of Bank of Montreal.
Mr. David Morgan appointed Organist of C. of E. Cathedral.
Sixth St. John's Troop Boy Scouts concert.
Gym display at Y. W. C. A.

30       The Duchess of Bedford completes air flight to Cape Town and back a distance of 19,000 miles in 20½ days establishing a record.
First St. John's Troop Boy Scouts hold indoor sports
Cathedral woman's association sale of Work and Tea.
Night school conducted under auspices Holy Name society concludes with banguet.
Annual communication District Grand Lodge A.F. and A. M.
Fire destroys Bowling alleys and jim owned by N & J Cohen, Bell Island, also adjoining Barber Shop and Confectionery Store.
Baseball League Annual Meeting.

 

MAY

1       Annual Flipper Dinner Llewellyn Club
Canadian Government announced tariff changes retaliatory against United States
Annual Meting Motor Association
Colonel and Mrs. Dickerson Farwell.
"Nothing but Lies" presented under auspices of Patrician Association.
F.R. Clarke and Stan White appointed delegates to World's Poultry Congress to be held in London.
Major Inkpen address Rotarians on "Business Insurance Trust".
Pursers and Stewards Association Annual Meeting.
New $100,000 theatre opened at Grand Falls.

3        Mahatmi Gandhi, Indian leader, arrested.
Indian Moslem leader advises his countrymen not to participate in civil Disobedience Movement.

4        40 killed by earthquake at Rangoon.
Mahatma Gandhi arrested in India, by British authorities in India.

5        Britain returns Wai Hai Wai to China.
Third St. John's Boy Scouts concert at Wesley Lecture Hall.
Business Girl's Bowling League hold banquet.
Town of Begne wiped out by earthquake and tidal wave. 400 dead.

6        Captain George Whiteley addresses Board of Trade on "Recent improvements i the care of Canadian Labrador codfish".
Wesley literary association Annual Meeting.
China and Japan signed a tariff treaty.

7        Nomination Day, by-elections, Bonavista North, Lewisporte and Placentia West.
Bloody battle between Indian nationalists and troops at Sholapur.
Eucharistic Congress opened in Carthage, Tunisia.
Italy ratified the young Plan.
Annual Mock parliament banquet  Newfoundland Light & Power Co. Employees Association.

8        Anglo-Egyptian negotiations fail the Soudan being the stumbling block.
Severe fighting between Chinese Nationalists and norther military alliance.
Mr. Ballantyne, General Secretary, Y. M. C. A. addresses gathering of business men.
Dr. Parsons, Twillingate speaks to Rotary on the "Twillingate Hospital."

9       John Mansefield appointed Poet Laureate.
Young reparations plan went into effect, having been ratified by Great Britain, France, Italy, Belgium and Germany.
Fourth Annual Meeting of Y. M.  And Y. W. C. A.

10       47 deaths as result of aerial bombardment by Government forces in Cheng Chow.
New Canadian Tariff benefits free importation of British products.
Sir. Wm. F. Horwood, P. C., K. C., K. C. M. g. , lectures to the law students on the history and development of the law of insolvency.
Rev. J. J. McGrath, P. P., Bell Island is appointed Dean of the Archdiocese in succession to the late Monsignor Tierney. Rev. A. J. Maher, P.P., of Ferryland, appointed P. P.  of Torbay. Rev. J. W. Carter, Ph.D. Admr. of Torbay appointed P.P. Petty Harbour , Rev. W. P. Sheehan ST. Patrick, appointed P.P. Ferryland.
Britain wins opening tennis singles match in second round of Davis Cup contest with Poland.

11       Colonel Sidar killed in crash whilst attempting non-stop flight from Buenos Aires to Mexico.

12       Concert Canon Wood hall In aid of East End School.
Dr. Fritjof Nansen, noted explorer, humanitarian, zoologist and diplomat, of Oslo, dies at 63

13       Jean Mermoz of France and two companions completed flight from St. Louis, Senegal, to Natal, Brazil, with mail, in 20 hours 16 minutes.
Miss Amy Johnson, young English aviatrix, completes 5,500 miles solo flight to Australia from Croyden, in small Gypsy .
Albas Tybje, Gandhi's successor in Disobedience Campaign, is sentenced to six months' imprisonment.
15,000 inhabitants in Hunan  Province are massacred by bandits.

14       St. Lawrence Corporation Ltd. an amigamating of three of the outstanding newspapers companies combining assets of more than 68 million dollars will control Eastern Canada timber limits.
Chinese Nationalists defeated northern rebels in six-day battle.
James Doyle, of Doyle's Newfoundland , aged 91, oldest living alumni of Francis Xavier University, is given honorary degree of Doctor of Law by that University.
Harold G. Puddester, St. John's, admitted to Nova Scotia Bar.
Mountain Lad win Chester Cup race, England.
Midsummer Night's Dream produced at Field Hall by Bishop Spencer students.

15       Girls Friendly Society Sale of works at Synod Hall.
E. M. Martin of this City, Mining Engineer, graduates from Nova Scotia Technical College with degree of B. Sc.
Miss Diana Fishwick of England wins open Gold Championship at Formby, Lancashire.

16       T. V. Hartnett, formerly Manager Imperial Tobacco Co., appointed Vice-President of the Brown and Williamson Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky.
Gen. Rafael Trujillo elected President of San Domingo.

17       By-Election polling Day in the districts of Lewisporte, Bonavista North, and Placentia West. Three government candidates returns, Lady Squires for Lewisporte; L. J. Murphy, Placentia West, and N. Winsor, Bonavista North.
Foreign Minister Briand of France submitted to all nations his plan for a federal union for all Europe.
Bermuda tariff gives preference to Canadian products.

18       Boys and girls of Wales broadcast greetings to boys and girls in every other country in the hope that all will join in the building of a better world.
Sons of England hold annual Church service St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.
J. H. Fraser of Sydney appointed General Superintendent of the Dominion Iron and Steel Company as successor to W. H. Bischoff, resigned.

19       Final evacuation of the Rhineland begun by French troops.

20       Annual meeting Church of England Orphanage, Canon Wood Hall.
J. J. Ryan wins Billiard Championship.

21       N. G. I. T. Mother and Daughter banquet at Gower Street New Hall.
Foundry and Nail Co., merged into the United nail and Foundry Co.  Ltd.
Dinner at Stirling Restaurant for St. Michael's men's Bowling Club and Minstrel Troupe.

22       Anglo-Egyptian treaty breaks down owing to failure to agree on Sudan.
Graf Zeppelin arrived at Pernambuce, Brazil.
C. C. Duley elected President, Rotary club.
Albert McDonald of Conne River, Bay D'Espoir. arrested on charges of Manslaughter of Aloysius McDonald of the same place in May 1929.
Annual Meeting Longshoremen's Protective Union, president M. Coady, re-elected.

23       Bankers Dance, Newfoundland Hotel.
Miss Amy Johnson, completed solo flight from England to Port Darwin, Australia.

24       Empire Day Message broadcast by Premier McDonald.
K of C Convention at Bell Island.
Amy Johnson reached Port Darwin, Australia, after completing 10,000 miles trip from Croyden, England.

25       Archbishop Lord Davidson formerly Archbishop of Canterburry, dies at Chelses, London 82.
Graf Zeppelin arrived at Rio de Janeiro and started north again.
Hon. G. W. Forbes, New Zealand, forms new cabinet following resignation of Sir. Joseph Ward. through illness.

26       Thirty-five killed and hundreds wounded in riots in India and Burma.

27       Reginald T. Harling, B.Sc. appointed Physics master at Memorial College.
Chinese Nationalist army defeated by northern alliance rebels in Honan.

28       Commodore William Marshall Captain of the liner Majestic and commodore of the White Star line, dies.
Lord Peel in House of Lords states fullest support would be given Government of India in effort to break Civil Disobedience campaign.
Second session of the 27th General Assembly of the House of Assembly opens.

29       Jack Miner, famous Canadian naturalist, addresses large audience at Majestic Theatre, also speaks to Rotary club.

30       Four Newfoundland nurses graduate at Montreal General Hospital namely, Miss M. H. Hanson, Grand Falls and Misses F. E. Randell, D. L. Snow and E. M. Watson, St. John's.

31       Main body of Canadian and Newfoundland delegates to the Imperial Press Conference arrived in London.
Graf Zeppelin reached Lake Hurst, N. J.
Waterside premises and store William Horwood & Co., destroyed by fire at rose Blanche.
10 persons were drowned at Sancta Monica when an overloaded taxi boat overturned.

 

JUNE

1       Pope Pius celebrates 73rd birthday.
Memorial Service at C. of E. cathedral for the late Lord Davidson of Lambeth.
Storehouse and contents owned by Samuel A. Cluett, Belleoram, totally destroyed by fire. Damage also done to dwelling owned by Mr. Mary Poole.

2        Imperial Press Conference opens in London.
The Graf Zeppelin left Lakehurst for Germany.
12 delegates of rotary leave for Sydney to attend 32nd District Convention being held there.
Swedish Cabinet resigns.
London daily Chronicle and London Daily New merge as the new-Chronicle.

3        King George V. celebrates 65th birthday.
League of Nations mandates Commission began investigation of Britain's Government of Palestine.
Construction work of new bridge over Crabbes River just started.
J. H. Thomas appointed Minister for the Dominions.
Geo. J Smith of St. John, N. B. chosen Governor of Rotary District No. 32.

4        Holiday season opens to-day.
Arbor Day Festival at United Church Orphanage.
Lieut. Apollo Soucek U. S. N. , set new world altitude record of 43,166 feet.
St. Bon's College Sports Day.
Shield for highest attendance at Rotary District Conference at Sydney, won by St. John's Rotary club.
Dwelling house, property of the A. N. D. Co. Grand Galls and occupied by Mose Moss, gutted by fire.
Rev. G. B. Pickering invited as successor to Rev. J. G. Joyce, Wesley United Church.

5        Bell Island Steamship Co., has purchased in St. Pierre the small steamer Governor D. Angiaise, which will be use as fright steamer replacing S. S. Mary, lost last fall.
House of assembly meets this afternoon following adjournment of nearly a week.
Premier Macdonald declares in House of Commons the government has decided against the construction of the proposed English channel tunnel.
Prince of Wales unveils statue of Marshall Foch.
Mr. R. G. Silverlock address Rotary on the "Development and Growth of the Automobile."
Correspondence in connection with whiskey seizure tabled in House of Assembly

6        Staff of Bank of Montreal Present Mr. B. C. Gardner with silver cigarette box and address on occasion of his transfer to the Bank's branch at St. John, N.B.
Wesley Church Choir presents Mrs. (Rev.) J G Joyce with purse of gold at banquet in her honour.
Garf Zeppelin arrived at Friedrichshafen.
Serious Communist riots in French Indo-China.
Former Crown Prince Carol returned to Romania by airplane.
Schooner Latuna of St. Jacques lost off Isle Aux Morte. Three of crew missing.

7        Mr. E. W. Neelands recently appointed Chief Engineer of the roads of Newfoundland arrived by express.
Rumanian parliament made Carol King and his son heir to the throne.
Member of the Board of Trade hold luncheon at Newfoundland Hotel in homour of b. C. Gardner.
Magistrate Hollett of Burin in message to H. F. Horwood, chairman, Burin Disaster Committee, states that body of Gertrude Fudge, 15, victim of tidal wave disaster, recovered from waters of Port Au Bras Harbour.

8        Owing to fire which broke out at Bell Island in the belt house and did much damage, No. 4 mine.
Unfavorable weather causes postponement of Kingsford Smith's attempt to fly the Atlantic.
Rev. R Vatcher of the queen's Road Congregational Church accepts invitation to become pastor of the United Church at Harbour  Grace.
Teacher's Convention opens in Memorial College.

9       Presbyterian General Assembly has reported it willingness to meet representatives of other churches of common interest.
Chinese rebels capture Tsinan capital of Shantung province.
Fire discovered in No. 3 hold of S. S. Portia dose much damage to cargo.

10       Dr. J. St. P. Knight elected President of Y. M. C. A.
Judge Morris pays high tribute to the memory of Sir William Allardyce in Magistrate's court. As mark of respect court is adjourned,
Turkey and Greece signed treaty of friendship.

11       Prince of Wales launches the New Canadian Pacific luxury liner "Empress of Britain" which is largest and most up-to-date ship to be built since the war.
Rev. C. H. Johnson accepts call to Queens Road Congregational Church.
Joseph Clarke and Charles Scott, both natives of Newfoundland, missing from schooner Madelyn Hebb for three days without food or water. They were picked up about 100 miles off Acsterie.
Annual conference United Church opens at Carbonear. Rev. Ernest Davis elected President.
United Church College sports, Ayre Athletic grounds.
Bishop Spencer College sports..
Sir John and Lady Middleton pay official visit to Bay of Islands.

12       Three forest fires reported. Lowest humidity known for years.
King and Queen return from Sandringham. King will hold investiture at Buckingham Palace.
Two royal Air force aeroplanes crash at Upavon, Wiltshire, Fred O'Mara, pilot killed
Guards -  K of C billiard Dinner at Donovans
J. M. Christian formerly bookkeeper at Jackson & Co. this city, becomes President of Benjamin V. Harrison Co., in New York.
Lieut. Col. and Mrs. Bladin new hears of Salvation Army, arrive by S. S. Newfoundland and are welcomed by Salvation Army heads here.
Schooner Bluenose of Nova Scotia, ashore on Point Riche at entrance Argentia Harbour.

13       J. S. Cirrie lays Corner Stone of New Church at Grates Cove. Rev. Dr. Gunn moderator gives address.
Sir Henry Segrave, fatally injured when his speed boat "Miss England" 2, capsized on Lake Windermere, Halliwell, mechanic, was drowned, and Willcocks engineer, was injured.
Contract for steel bridge over Crabbes River awarded to Dominion Bridge Company.

14       Mr. David Morgan F. R. C. O. , A. R. C. M. Appointed organist of C. of E. Cathedral.

15       Schooner N. A. F. owned in North Sydney, John Dominic, master, ashore at Searston Bay and is total loss. Crew Safe.

16       Nurse Taylor of Nonia, who is very ill, arrives in town accompanied by nurse Payton of the Grace hospital.
Forest fires reported to the Minister of Agriculture and Mines at Branch, St. Mary's Bay, Broad cove and Major path.
House and contents owned by W. Garland, Lower Island Cove, totally destroyed by fire.
Joseph Burnstein issues writ against Justice Department and Inspector General claiming $100,000 damage.

17       Serious revolution throughout Bolivia reported.
Northern Chinese rebel army badly whipped by Nationalists in Human province.
Afridi situation in India assumes alarming aspect. Troops inflict heavy casualties.
Traveling crane working on dock premises goes through south wharf which is built over Drsola hulk. Joseph Russell who was in the cab of the crane at the time has miraculous escape from death.

18       Baseball seasons opens. Guards defeat Cubs 10-4
Liner Kent Country from Hamburg first steamer to pass through Straits for year.
Bishop Field College holds first sports on Athletic grounds.

19       Conservative Government headed by Hon. J. R. M. Baxter, returned to power in New Brunswick provincial elections. Government wins 35 seats, opposition, 17.
Commander Byrd and comrades received triumphal welcome at New York on their return from their 16 months Antarctic exploration trip.
Holloway school prize giving at Pitts memorial Hall.
Mr. Candido Moreira, Portugese Consul, delivers interesting and informative address on his country to Rotary.
Annual meeting St. Thomas' Parish, Canon Wood Hall.
Great Storm sweeps over England and Wales and takes toll of 5 lives, also dose much damage.
Wanderers win from B. I. S. baseball, 15 - 11.

20       Farmers Government elected in Alberta.

21       Imperial Press Conference opens discussion on the most vital item in its agenda-the creation of a more effective link in the British Commonwealth.
Iceland opened celebration of one thousandth anniversary of its parliament.
Col. Roberto Fiero made record nonstop flight from New York to Mexico City in 16 hours, 35 minutes.

22       Rev. J. G. Joyce preaches farewell sermon at Wesley.

23       Colonial governors' conference opens at Colonial Office, London.
Simon Commission on India advised federation of Indian provinces and seperation of Burma.
150,000 Rotarians, representing 3325 clubs assemble at Chicago to celebrate silver anniversary of rotary International.

24       St. Patrick's Hall School Sports.
S. S. Arcadian with delegates of the Union of Municipalities of Quebec on board, arrive in port. Civic Reception Committee goes on board to welcome guests.
Forty-five men slain in suppression of a prison mutiny at Rangoon, Burma.
Rev. Cyril S. Eagan, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Eagan, ordained to priesthood.
Schooner N. D. de Sault from France, via Sydney, bound for Gulf fishing ashore at Mouse Island.

25       Capt. Kingsford Smith, in aeroplane Southern Cross, lands at Harbour Grace.
Guards win from B. I. S., baseball 9 - 1

26       Southern Cross leaves Harbour Grace to resume trans-Atlantic Flight 5.30 a.m. lands at Roosevelt field at 9.01 p.m.
Holy Cross sports.
Installation of officers Avalon lodge A. F. and A. M.
Mr. Arthur Grieve speaks to rotary on the Sudan.
Distribution of prizes Holy Cross Schools.
Cubs defeat Wandering , baseball, 11-4
Cave-in occurs at No. 6 Mine, Bell Island, about 1,000 tons of material fall from roof and mine is closed for three days.

27       Wesley makes presentation to Rev. J. G. Joy.
Bolivian revolutionists occupied La Paz, the capital and established a provincial Government.

28       Graduation Day Memorial College and Normal school.
Gym display at Y. W. C. A.

30       The Duchess of Bedford completes air flight to Cape Town and back a distance of 19,000 miles in 20½ days establishing a record.
First St. John's Troop Boy Scouts hold indoor sports
Cathedral woman's association sale of Work and Tea.
Night school conducted under auspices Holy Name society concludes with banguet.
Annual communication District Grand Lodge A.F. and A. M.
Fire destroys Bowling alleys and jim owned by N & J Cohen, Bell Island, also adjoining Barber Shop and Confectionery Store.
Baseball League Annual Meeting.

 

JULY

1       Belvedere Orphanage Garden Party.
G. W. V. A. Executive place Wreath on War Memorial.
Purse of gold and address presented to Rev. Fr. Scilly, Kings Cove on occasion of his transfer to Conception Harbour.

2        Mayor Howlett officially opens Playgrounds.
Dominion Iron and Steel Co., receivership lifted and the Dominion Coal and Steel Corporation formerly takes over operation of the steel plant.
B. I. S. defeat Cubs, 21 - 7 baseball.

3        A severe earth shock recorded in Eastern India. many injured and several buildings demolished.
Rev. Fr. Sheehan presented with purse and address by parishioners of St. Patrick's on occasion of his appointment as parish priest at Ferryland.
Annual Meeting St. John's Rotary Club.
Minister of Finance and Customs broadcast Budget speech.

4        The endurance Plane "City of Chicago" piloted by two brothers John and Kenneth Hunter, lands at Chicago, after being aloft 553 hours, 40 minutes.
John and Kenneth Hunter ended refueling endurance flight at Chicago with record of 553 3/4 hours.
House and shop and out-house, owned by Batten Bros., Humber-mouth destroyed by fire. Two female inmates of house injured.
Fishing premises of Arthur Boone, La Scie, destroyed by fire. No insurance.
Fire sweeps quarter of mile of Boston waterfront. Damage estimated at half a million.

5        Miss Winiford Brewn wins air race for King's cup against competition of over 80 men pilots.
Alan Butler arrived second and Mrs. Alan Butler fourth.
King and Queen celebrate 37th anniversary of their wedding.

6        Memorial Day observed in all City Churches. Ceremony at Sergeants and National War Memorial carried out with much impressiveness.
National elimination balloon race from Houston won by Blair and Trotter in the Goodyear Zeppelin, landing at Greenberg Ky. 850 miles.
Major C. S. Wynn Eytone in attempting to make trial flight in Puss Moth plane, comes to earth in nose dive at Lester's Field. Machine destroyed by fire. Major Eyton sustaing injuries, to face.

7        Sir Arthur Doyle, dead 71
Sir Joseph Ward formerly premier of New Zealand dead 74

8        His majesty the King formerly opens India House.
7th Annual Medical Convention opens.
Governor plants tree at Bowring Park in memory of Dr. Burton.
Bill Garland wins 20 mile walking race 3 hours and 19 minutes 24 seconds.
Teachers Convention opens.
Governor and Lady Middleton pay official visit to Burin peninsula.

9       St. Patrick's Garden party.
Wesley Sunday School Picnic.
Annual Outing Railway Employees Welfare Association.
Medical Convention guest of His Excellency the Governor and Lady Middleton, at Garden party at Government House.
Annual Championship Sports.

10       Prince of Wales Christens world's largest and fastest motor lifeboat, at Dover, naming the vessel Sir William Hillary.
Mr. C. B. McNaught, President of the Dominion Coal and Steel Corp. and Mr. J. H. Gundy, who is associated with the Corporation, and Mr. H. P. Kieley General manager of the Corp. arrive in the city and are met by Mr. C. B. Archibald. They visit Bell Island in connection with the receivership which has recently been lifted.
Dr. Harris McPherson of Toronto speaks to rotary.
B. I. S. defeat Wanderers baseball, 11 to 9.

11       Premier Tardieu of France gets vote of confidence for fourth time, 316,68.
Schooner Lanureta Frances of Belleoram, coal laden from Sydney sinks 15 miles off Cape Angaille.
157 teachers attend Summer School.

12       Plane carrying W. Nelson Bump and M. E. Wolfe. which left Sydney for Harbour  Grace, forced down by fog at Robinson.
Turks smashed revolt of Kurdish tribesmen.

13       Dr. F. Fisher , Corner Brook, elected president Medical association.
Workshop of Mr. A. W. Rees formerly C. C. C. Armory, Bell Island destroyed by fire.

14       Plane piloted by R. Nelson Bump and M. E. Wolfe, again meets disaster. When flying low to avoid fog plane hits wires and crashes near Arnolds Cove. Occupants not seriously injured.
Second session in the 27th General assembly of the House of Assembly closed by His Excellency the Governor.
France and Italy agreed to suspend naval building for six months.
Grand Orange Lodge Diamond Jubilee Session opens.
Feast of St. Bonaventure fittingly observed by St. Bon's Alumni
Atlantic Lodge No. 1 I. O. O. F installs officers.
Guards defeat Mt. Cashel, football one to nil.

15       Sixteen killed during riot of Egyptian nationalists in Alexandria.
Mrs. Johnson King, of North Battery, in act of boarding street car, knocked down by motor car.
Germany accepts Briand's idea of a European union with modifications.

16       Political riots over Egyptian election law change take life of one foreigner and 14 natives.
Britain tells Egyptian Government foreign lives interests must be protected.
600 delegates attend union of Inter-parliamentary gathering in London.
B. I. S. defeat Guards 12-8, baseball.
Rotarian Jim Ayre, representative of local branch of Rotary, describes visit to Chicago.

17       Alfred Hardy and James Baker of Roncontre, adrift two days and nights in a dory from the banker Alsatian, reach Flatrock, St. John's, E., being guided by the lights of the city reflected in the clouds.
Grand Lodge L.O. A. Banquet at Newfoundland Hotel.

18       British ship Rangitate sailing under flag of New Zealand shipping company, rescues passengers and crew of the North German Lloyd Vessel, Cargis, afire in mid-ocean.
Chancellor Bruening dissolved the German reichatag because of opposition to the new tax decrees.
Cubs defeat B. I. S. baseball 14 - 12
Holy Cross defeat B. I. S. football 3 to nil.

19       Wanderers defeat Cubs 16 - 14 baseball
Commander and Mrs. Hay, head of the Salvation Army in Canada arrives by express to conduct 44th Annual congress of the Salvation Army in Newfoundland.

20       Thunder and lightning storm experienced in city extends right across island to Port au Basque

21       Annual picnic T. A. Juvenile Society.
Soviet Foreign Minister Chicherin resigned and Litvinoff succeeded him.
U. S. Senate ratified the London naval treaty.
Fieldians win from C. L. B. football 1 to nil.

22       President Hoover signs London naval Treaty.
Guards defeat Wanderers baseball 12 - 10

23       King and Queen greet 300 Bbishops present in London for the Lambeth Conference.
Fishermen of Holyrood remove squid trap which had been set in the arm by Mr. J. J. Carroll.
C .E Orphanage Garden Party.
Kilbride Garden Party.

24       Holy Cross defeat Mount Cashel, football 4 to nil
Cubs defeat Guards, baseball 17 - 15

25       R-100 prepares for Atlantic flight.
Residents of Holyrood again remove J. J. Carroll's squid trap.
Frank Stamp, local light heavyweight champion defeats Jack Byers of Halifax.
His Excellency the Governor and Lady Middleton visit Lewisporte.

26       Egyptian Nationalists began passive resistance campaign against Government.

27       Rt. Rev. Thomas J. Shanahan, D. D. Rector Emeritus of the Catholic University, Washington, preaches at R. C. Cathedral.
Newly ordained priest Rev. W. P. Collins, extended formal welcome to Placentia.
Communist troops captured Changsha, capital of Hunan province, China, looting and burning it.

28       Liberal Government defeated in Canadian Elections.
Fieldians defeat Guards in football 1-0
British dirigible R-100 began flight from Cardington, Wales to Montreal.
Conservatives of Canada defeated the McKenzie King Liberal government in parliamentary election.
Arthur Mews, C. M. C. presented with gift and address by church associates on occasion of his retiring as organist from Cochrane St. Church, which post he has held for nearly 50 years.

29       I. O. O. F. installation of officers.
Guards win baseball championship for 3rd successive year by defeating B. I. S. 11 to 6
London naval treaty ratified by British Parliament.

30       Unoccupied house owned at Mundy Pond, by Mrs. Oliver, destroyed by fire.
Annual Garden Party Mount Cashel.

31       Sir John Simon signifies willingness to attend the India Conference.
Rev. W. T. Ross Flemington, new Principal of Mount Allison Academy, Sackville.

 

AUGUST

1       C. L. B. defeats Guards in league football 3 to 1.
Lee Gehibach won the all American air derby.
R-100 arrives over airport at Montreal at 4.45
British House of commons prorogues.

3        Plane "City of New York" leaves New York at 9.19 Newfoundland time, and reaches Harbour  Grace airport at 4.25 p.m. Veering from runway in early morning take-off plane ends a wreck in the bushes. Both aviators escape unhurt.

4        Four candidates for the Ministry of the United Church arrive by S. S. Nova Scotia-Mr. L. H. Sutcliffe, of Leigh, Mr. C. H. Torvell, of Manchestier, Mr. S. C. Lamb of Chester, and Mr. H. C. Johnson, of Devonshire.

5        Isabella Alden, who wrote under name of Pansy , dead 68.
Gasoline explosion destroys store owned by Edward Hurley and James Reardin at Tilting, Fogo. Fishing property and fish to the value of $400 destroyed.

6        Miss Amy Johnson, London to Australia air woman accorded tumultuous reception on arrival at London.
Capt. Frank Hawks flew from New York to Los Angeles in record time of 14 hours 50 minutes, 43 seconds.
38 members of the crew of the Portuguese banker "Silver Rioa" rescued by French vessel and later transferred to Portuguese hospital ship Gill Eannes, arrive in port.

7        New Canadian government takes office, Hon. R. H. Bennett, Prime Minister
Afridi tribesmen moving on Peshawar through Khyber Pass, opposed by British troops.
District Governor George Smith, delivers address to Rotary Club on "Ideals of Rotary."
Messr Cliff Stone, Ron O'Toole Bill Mulrooney, Sam LaFosse and W. Coefield, leave for Hamilton to compete in the British Empire Games.

8        10,000 Afghan tribesmen advance against Peshawar.
Bodies of Andres and two companions lost in 1897 on balloon voyage to North Pole found on Arctic island.

10       S. S. Caribou strikes on Green Island, three miles west of Channel Head and is badly damaged.
Garden party and Regatta at Kent's Pond.

11       S. S. Kyle which arrived in port to-day reports loss of 40 traps and 7 motor boats in the straits owing to heavy seas and winds.

12       Annual Regatta.
Between five and six hundred people are homeless through fire which swept town of Masson, Quebec.
Hawks flew from Los Angeles to New York in record time of 12 hours, 25 minutes, 8 seconds.
British dirigible R-100 left Montreal for England.

14       Mr. D. Morgan, organist C. of E. Cathedral speaks to Rotary on "Work of Restoration of St. Paul's Cathedral"

15       Martial law proclaimed in Peshawar.

16       Sir Thomas Lipton arrives in New York on his 5th attempt to lift America's Cup.

17       Gregory Power, Newfoundland, comes 5th in hop-step-jump, in British Empire Games at Hamilton. Halley leads for 175 yards in 220 yards dash, but loses in sprint to tape.
Jackson and O'Brien at St. Louis made new endurance refueling record flight of 647 hours, 28 minutes, and 30 seconds.

18       Re. Brother Culhane for many years at St. Bonaventure's College appointed Provincial of the Christian brothers of Ireland and the American Provinces.
Joseph Burnstein evicted from the house he occupied on Duckworth Street attacks Chief Justice Horwood with stick as he leaves Chambers.  Burnstein placed under arrest and later given 6 months imprisonment.

21       Sir Frederick Charles Thomson Bart , M. P. speaks to Rotary on "Problems faced by Mother of Parliaments."
Chinese brigands destroyed city of Hangchengchen, Honan province, and killed 500 of its inhabitants.
Ron O'Toole win 8th place in marathon race of British Empire Games in Hamilton.
Postponed Garden Party and Regatta of St. Joseph Parish takes place.
Fieldians team wins football championship for 1930 by defeating B. I. S.

22       Military revolt in Peru broke out at Arequipa.

23       Clarence White of Port Union, run over by truck driven by L. Pelley and seriously injured.
Premier Slawek of Poland and his cabinet resigned.
Von Gronau and three companions, flying from Germany to America via Iceland and Greenland, landed in Labrador.

25       Royal Bank, as bondholders of $450,000 of Newfoundland Hotel bonds, declared to have foreclosed mortgage.
President Leguia of Peru resigns and took refuge on a warship; military committee in control of the Government.
League of Nations mandate commission reported on Palestine conflicts, blaming Great Britain; British Government replied, denying the charges.
Pilsudski became Premier of Poland.
Premier Bennett of Canada and 14 minister re-elected by acclamation in by-election.

26       S. S. Caribou is safely refloated on docks at Port aux Basques.
Home and store of Antonio Michael, Humbermouth, totality destroyed by fire.
Von Gronau and companion reached New York.
Col. Sanches Cerro became head of Peruvian Government.

27       As results of collision between cars driven by Heber Bartlett and Leo Stamp, three people are injured. Stamp arrested and charged with breach of second 73 (b) of the Highway Traffic Act.
Remains of Duke of Northumberland buried at Westminister Abbey.
Newfoundland Motor Association Filed Day. Taximan Bugden makes best acceleration.
Squid trap trouble reaches climax at Holyrood. Fisherman remove trap set by bankers but
later return same to water. Minister of marine and Fisheries and representatives of District arrive on scene and make explanations.  Compromise reached by which the Holyrood men agree to give the traps a two weeks' trial.
Garden party and Regatta at Mundy Pond.
White Clothing Company outing at Donovans.

28       Empire Lodge, S. O. E. elect officers.

29       Sir Wilford Grenfell speaking to large audience at Grenfell Hall emphasizes the mistakes it would be to sell Labrador.

31       Captain Dinedonne Coste and Maurice Bellonte leave New York at dawn for Harbour Grace.
Premier MacDonald has narrow escape when house at which he was staying at Catterick was struck by lighting.
Sealer Bratvaag with bodies of ill-fated Andree Arctic expedition of 33 years ago reach Havavik on the Finmarken coast.
Riotous demonstration against Yrigoyen government at Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Octagon Pond Regatta.

 

SEPTEMBER

1       Coste and Bellonte began flight from La Bourget field France to New York.

2        William Randolph Hearst, American publisher, expelled from France.
Coste and Bellente landed at New York making flight from Paris in 37 hours, 18 minutes
Coste and Bellente complete first non-stop flight from Paris to New York. Time 37 hours, 18 minutes, 30 seconds.

3        Newfoundland schooner Argentia, in sand ballast from St. Jacques, stranded at entrance to Sydney Harbour.
Labour Day, L. S. P. U. excursion to Holyrood .

4        Rev. G. H. Hewitt speaks to rotary on "Growth of City of Hong Kong."
Peace negotiations between British government in India and Gandhi broke down.
Job's Social and Athletic Club hold outing at Donovans.

6        Argentine army and navy revolted; Yrigoyen forced to resign; Gen. Jose Evaristo Uriburu became President.

7        Worst storm in years passes over southern part of bay St. George, causing damage to Roman Catholic Church at Searstown, and severe fire damage to the home of Lawson Pierroway, St. George.

8        New Club house opens at Murray's Pond.
Manager Frank S Quick, assistant manager hales, and Head Chef McGuire, of the Newfoundland Hotel, presented with gifts and addresses by the staff on occasion of their leaving the company.

10       Miss Peggy Duncan 15 years old South African girl swims English Channel. Time 16 hours, 17 minutes.
League of Nations assembly opened national session in Geneva.
Baird's employees hold Annual Outing at Donovans.

11       Masonic Installation of Heart's Content.

13       First of series of races for American Cup ends in victory for Enterprise, American defender.

14       Lord Bishop of Newfoundland speaks at matins at church of England Cathedral on the Lambeth Conference.
Fascists and Communists made heavy gain in German Parliamentary elections.

15       Capt. Carl Boy Ed. famous German propagandist deported from United States in 1915 as an undesirable alien, dies at Hamburg from injuries received in fall from horse.
Enterprise wins second race of championship series.

16       Caribou leaves Port aux Basques being towed by tugs Reindeer and Cruiser to St. John's
Presentation to Mr. Arthur Johnson, manager of Newfoundland Hamilton team.
League of Nations accepted Briand's European federation scheme in principle and referred it to special committee.
Horwood Lumber Co., awarded contract for building new freight sheds for Nfld. Railway.

17       Shamrock V. suffers third defeat by Enterprise.
Mr. W. J. Davie, Government Analyst appointed acting Trade commissioner for Newfoundland at London, England and also Secretary of the Newfoundland Committee of the Empire Marketing Board.
Frank B. Kellogg elected to world Court to fill out the tem of Charles Evens Hughes.
Annual entertainment for residence of Poor Asylum by Wesley Poor Asylum Committee.

18       Diocesan Synod of Newfoundland opens.
Enterprise wins fourth consecutive race defeating Shamrock, by 5 minutes,50 seconds.
Gen. Yen Hoi-shan organizer of the Chinese rebellion, announced his retirement from politics and departure from China.  Marshal Chang of Manchuria refused to aid the rebel coalition.
Rev. Dr. E. H. Oliver, Principal of St. Andrew's college, Saskatoon, elected Moderator of General Council of United Church of Canada.
Miss Wil Lou Gray Lectures to rotary on "Adult Education."

19       Store of Dominic Richards Deer Lake destroyed by fire.

20       Council of Higher Education decides French will not be compulsory for 1930 exams.
Recently signed contract between Buchans Mining Company and the I.P. & P. Company calls for the delivery of a minimum of 2300 electrical horse power end a maximum of 6000 if required for a 45 mile transmission line from Deer Lake to Buchans, to be in operation by June 1st, 1931.
Marshal Chang occupied Tlentsin and moved to Peiping to enforce peace in China.
Mr. H. W. Dickenson wins Golf championship for 7th consecutive year.

21       S. S Caribou docked at St. John's.
Chilean Government suppressed revolutionary plot at Concepcion Celebration of 75th anniversary of R. C. Cathedral. His grace Archbishop Roche officiates.

22       Dr. Sir Wilfred Grenfell receives Gold Medal of the royal Scottish Geographical Society.
Mr. and Mrs. Bret Cousins celebrate 25th wedding anniversary.
Marchal Chang occupied Peking, the rebel armies retreating into Shansi province.

23       Plane Columbia, piloted by Capt. Boyd and Lieut. Connor navigator, completes 2nd leg of London to London flight on its arrival at the Harbour  Grace Airport at 7.06 p.m.
Official opening of new Queen's College wing.
Following visit to Miss Wil Lou Gray and Miss Erin Kohn of Imperial tobacco Co., opens school for its employees under the adult education system. School open at Bell Island.

24       Conversations between France and Italy on naval limitation broken off.

25       Capt. Sam Cox of schooner Silver Thread on return from Labrador states that 3,000 persons face starvation unless they receive Government aid.
Sir Thomas Lipton announces he will again challenge for the American Cup.
General council United Church of Canada held at London, Ont. closes sessions.

26       Rev. Bro. Strapp resigns position of superior of Mt. Cashel Orphanage and Industrial School to fill position of St. Bon's College, he is being succeeded by Rev. Bro. Ennis.
Holy Cross wins Tie-Cup series.

27       Atlantic Fliers at Harbour  Grace pay courtesy visit to St. John's and drop good will message to Supt. Barbor of the Anglo.
Revs. George martin, C.T. D. Sparshott, E. D. Wills and W. G. Meadus, ordained at the C. of E. Cathedral by the Lord Bishop of Newfoundland.
New organ of Wesley Church formerly dedicated.

29       W. L. Dobson, stockbroker, for whose detention a warrant was issued recently, apprehended at Sydney.
Cliff Stone wins Telegram 10 mile race.

30       Dr. Karl Vaugion formed new Austrian Cabinet, the Fascist Heimwehr participating.
German cabinet ordered drastic financial reform.

 

OCTOBER

1       Shooting seasons opens.
Haligonian wins 28 mile fishing schooner race.
Imperial Conference opens at London.
Victory Lodge, L.O.B. A. holds successful sale at victoria Hall.
Miss Ita Lawlor appointed teacher of Domestic Science and Nutrition for the Catholic Girls Schools of St. John's
Rev. William Thomas Gunn, retiring Moderator of the General Council of the United Church in Canada, dies suddenly, aged 63

2        Brigadier General Sir Joseph Byrne appointed Governor and Commander in Chief of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya.
Second Annual Bowling league re-union and presentation of prizes at Holy Name Hall.

Mysterious explosion in royal mail bag, addressed to Buckingham Palace, injures four post office officials and wrecks truck.
Twenty eight nations signed at Geneva a treaty guaranteeing financial aid to a county that is the victim of aggression.
British Imperial Conference opens in London.

3        Mr. Andrew Grieve lectures before rotary on "China."
H. M. Consul at Foochow, telegraphs a report from Kienyang to the effect that Miss Edith Nettleton and Miss Jane Harrison, two English missionaries, who have been in the hands of Bandits since June have been shot.
Betrothal of King Boris of Bulgaria and Princesses Giovanna of Italy announced.
Revolt broke out in several states in Brazil.

4        British airship R-100 destroyed on journey to India whilst flying at low altitude over France. Airship apparently struck ground whilst bucking head winds causing explosion and fire.  Only eight persons are saved. The 47 victims include, Lord Thompson, air Minister; Air Vice Marshal Sir Sefton Brancker, director of civil aviation; Squadron Leader Palstra, of the Royal Australian Air Force and Squadron leader O'Neill, representing the Secretary for India; Wing Commander Solomore, Colonel Richard, director of airship development, Major Scott, Squadron Leader Hope, Major Bishop.
Chesley Shave and others again take action against S. S. Haugerland for $30,000 claiming damage following collision off Ferryland on Sept. 27.
Cuban Congress suspended constitutional guarantee in Havana and vicinity until after the November elections

6        Annual Reunion of Blue Puttees at Amithville.
Rumanian cabinet headed by Maniu resigned.

7        Gordon M Stirling, Myles P. Murray, Roy Mercer and Harold G. Puddester, admitted to the Bar.
Annual Meeting Feildian Club.

8        His Grace Archbishop Roche administers Sacrament of Confirmation to 191 girls ans 182 boys of the various Catholic schools at Bell Island.
Brazilian rebels captured Pernambuce after two days of fighting.
British dominions rejected plan for Empire free trade.

9       Schooner Gertrude L. then band, wins first race for Sir Thomas Lipton Cup, defeating Bluenose by approximately 11 minutes.
Capt. Errol Boyd and Lieut. Harry Connor leaves Harbour  Grace on trans-Atlantic flight.
H. P. Connor took off from Harbour  Grace, Nfld. for England in the monoplane Columbia.

10       T. A. & B. Society celebrate anniversary of Fr. Matthew.  Rev. Fr. Gibbs lectures on the work of Fr. Matthew in connection with Total Abstinence.
Boyd and Connor landed safely on Tresco Island at southwest tip of England.
Commission consisting of Sir Wm. F. Lloyd and Mr. H. J. Brownrigg appointed to investigate conditions on South coast.
Plane Columbia which left Hr. Grace on Thursday, makes successful trans-Atlantic flight landing at Trisco in the Scilly Island, after flight of more than 24 hours from Hr. Grace.

11       Dr. Jamieson meets painful accident breaking two ribs, by falling into hatch of schooner Neptune II
Queens College Club elect officers.
Great Britain rejected Canadian proposal for tariff on food.

12       Two Newfoundland Schooners, after being blown off their course by gales, arrived at Halifax. The Humorist from Labrador with 5000 quitals of fish, 250 of which had to be jettisoned to lighten the ship. Seaman Charles wicks of Bonavista had his leg broken caused by giant wave and Capt. John Dominie was stunned. The other was the Burin boat Betty Zane, bound for Georgetown, P. E. I. which arrived safely after being blown under bare poles from Gabrius Bay, C. B. to Shut-in-islands off Halifax.

13       Knights of Columbus celebrate anniversary at Columbus Hall.
As a result of collision on the road to Holyrood near Quarry bridge between motor can driven by Edward Dawe and a parked car owned by Sir. Richard Squires. Mrs. Christine Corkum and her sister Mrs. Georgina Pike of Bay Roberts are injured.
German Reichstag opened with riotous scenes, police fighting the Fascisti.
Installation of officers of Lodge Diamond Jubilee, S. O. S. B. S. held at Harbour  Grace.

14       Lord Amuire appointed Secretary of State for Air to succeed Lord Thompson who perished in the R-100 disaster.
M. C. L. I. represented by Mr. R. Gushue and Mr. H. C. R. Mews, wins judge decision over members of the British Universities defeating team represented by H. Trevor Lloyd and John Mitchell.
M. C. L. I. entertains visiting team at banquet at Newfoundland Hotel. Team presented with souvenirs of Newfoundland. H. Trevor Lloyd on behalf of the Lord mayor of Bristol presents letters of greeting from that city to the mayor of St. John's. Mayor Howlett in accepting letter reciprocated with letter of greeting which he asked Mr. Lloyd to convey to the Lord mayor of Bristol.
Harold Macpherson Esq., appointed member of the Legislative Council.
Lighthouse and fog alarm at Cape St. George totally destroyed by fire.
Lowest temperature for autumn when three to five degrees of frost were recorded in the city
The Government of premier G. W. Forbes of New Zealand, defeated in the House of Representative during discussion of the Land law Amendment Bill
St. Bon's wins opening game in College football, defeating United Church 3 to 1.

15       E. L. Dobson pleads guilty on charges of embezzlement and remanded for sentence.
New United Church at Grates Cove dedicated.
Annual meeting Sergeant's Mess .
Italy celebrates 200th anniversary of the poet Virgil.

16       Duke of York leaves London for Abyssinia where he will represent the King at the Coronation of Ras Tafari.
His lordship the Bishop of Newfoundland speaks to Rotary on "Impressions of England and the Lambeth Conference."

18       H. Trevor Lloyd and John Mitchell, British Universities debating team get judges' decision against Ernest Howse of St. John's and William Jost, of Sydney, the Delhousie debating team.
Chancellor Bruening of Germany won vote of confidence in Reishstag.
Schooner Gertrude L. Theband of Gloucester wins Lipton Fisherman trophy beating Bluenose of Lunenburg in the second of two out of three series of races.
Annual installation of officers of Conception council No. 1930. Knights of Columbus Bell Island.

19       Mr. W. R. Neal, managing Director of the Bell Island Steamship Co. leaves for Halifax to inspect plans of new steamer being constructed for the Bell Island service.
Nadir Kan officially assumed throne of Afghanistan.
Wing-Commander Kingsford Smith lands at Port Darwin, Australia, completing 11th day of his flight, a 10,000 miles journey from England to Australia beating Bert Hinker's record of 15½ days

20       The Prime Minister of Canada, Bennett, the Prime Minister for New Zealand, Forbes, and the Prime Minister of Newfoundland, Sir R. A. Squires, appointed members of his Privey Council.
S. S. Lobelia, owned by Bowring Bros., Ltd., purchased by the Newfoundland Whaling Co., which will use her as a coal and supply hulk.
Insurgents now occupy all the greater states of Brazil with the exception of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Bahia.
Schooner A. Hubley ashore at Isle Au Morte.
Newfoundland schooner Faustina en route to Newfoundland from Cadiz with cargo of salt, abandoned in sinking condition.

21       Capt. Geo. Whiteley, who has just returned from the straits states that the residents between Blanc Sablon and Bon Esperance secured $5.00 a quintal for all their fish and are well fixed for the winter.
S. S. Ravendal of the Canada Steamships Ltd., seized by Customs Dept. at Musgrave Harbour  and charged with breach of three sections of the Customs Act.  Owner of the ship fined $1200.00
Schooner Jean McKay abandoned at sea.

22       Staff Captain and Mrs. Conrick of the Salvation Army here transferred to Canada.
Chinese Communists demanded $3,500,000 for release of 15 priests and nuns.
Holy Land Zionists rejected Britain's Palestine policy.

23       Messrs. A. D. Sullivan and D. C. Frazer propose to institute an airmail service, and with this end in view approached the Government through the Postmaster General who has consented to subsidize six winter trips to St. Anthony as an experiment at a cost of $150 a trip.
Chiang Kai-shek President of China, converted to Christianity and baptized.
Canon Bayley resigns from Rectorship at Bonavista Church because of Illness.

24       32nd. anniversary of opening of Mount Cashel.
President of Brazil overthrown.
General Secretary of the Bible society, Rev. J. B. M. Armour, M.A. and the Organizing Secretary for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Rev. R. T. Mackim, visit St. John's.
Federal Government of Brazil surrendered to the revolutionists; President Luis arrested and control assumed by junta.

25       Mr. Alfred A. Martin machine shop foreman at the Railway of the past 50 years, presented with an electric clock by Mr. Thompson on behalf of the men. H. J. Russell, General Manager, on behalf of the management sends letter of appreciation of his work.
King Boris of Bulgaria married to princesses Giovanna of Italy at Assisi.
Fieldians defeat United College on to nil, inter Collegiate football.

26       Heavy storm of rain and wind sweeps over city, followed by thunder and lighting.
Annual meeting Star of the Sea Association Hon. P. J Cashin re-elected President.

27       Repairs to Caribou begun.
Rev. R. J. Power presented with address and $1000 by members of St. Andrews Church on the eve of his departure from this country.
London three power naval treaty put into effect with deposit of ratification in London.
Hallowe'en Dance, B. I. S. Club Rooms.
Sacred Concert in George St. Church.

28       British Parliament reassembles for winter session.
Dr. Getulio Vargas named as head of Brazilian Government.
Rev. Ernest Harold Pearce Bishop of Worcester, dies suddenly while on his way to attend opening of Parliament, 65.
Southern and Central Europe visited by gales, floods and snow storms. 3000 homeless and foodless at Smyrna.
Rev. R. A. St. John recently appointed parish Priest of Manuels presented with address and cheque by parishioners of St. Patrick's.
St. John's Gas Company sold to New York firm of Ives and Davidson.
Annual sale of work Industrial Home Association.

30       British Conservative Party express unanimous confidence in Baldwin as Leader.
Nobel prize for medicine awarded to Dr. Landstriner of Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
Annual meeting St. Michael's Men's Club.

31       Glossop-Harris Co. open season at Casino Theatre.

 

NOVEMBER

2        Crew of Ramea schooner Fanstina, abandoned at sea, Oct. 15th, landed at Halifax.
Ras Tafari crowned at Haile Selassie I, emperor of Ethiopia.

3        Annual Meeting Fire Patrol Committee.
Vargas assumed office as provisional president of Brazil.
Fire destroys shop and dwelling owned by Baine Johnson and Co., and the Grenfell Hospital at Battle Harbour , Labrador.

4        Bell Island Mines go on half time.
Bowring Bros. Athletic and social Association Hallowe'en Dance.
Conservative Amendment to speech from the Throne defeated by 281-250.
"Y" Hallowe'en Party.
Congregational Sale of work.
Sir Robert Hutchison resign as British Liberal Whip.
Nobel Prize for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis, American Novelist.
H. H. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. H Crawford of this city, elected President of the Winnipeg Caledonian Club, at Winnipeg.

6        Commander Howley address Rotary.
League of Nations preparatory commission on disarmament began session in Geneva.
Annual Dinner of St. John's Truckman's Protective Union held at Donovans.

7        George Backett of Old Perlican charged with murder of Nicholas Marthos, Glace Bay, taxi driver, on the night of September 22nd last, arrested under warrant signed by A. B. McGillivary, Stipendiary Magistrate of Glace Bay.

8        Electric light turned on for first time at St. Lawrence.
Mrs. Feeham, of Colonial Street, loses leg as result of being crushed by truck owned by Cousins Ltd.

9       Gathering of over 800 members and Girl Guides attend huge C. L. B. parade to St. Mary's Church.
Socialists won Fascists lost in Austrian elections.

10       Cable ship, Cyrus Field, begins laying cable for Newfoundland Light and Power Co., between Broad cove and Bell Island.
Capt. Roy W. Ammel made nonstop flight New York to Panama, in 24 hours , 34 seconds.
First world aerial security congress opened in Paris.

11       Armistice Day observed with great solemnity throughout British Empire. In the city two minutes silence observed and wreaths laid on Sergeants and War Memorial.
Russia accused France, England and other nations and certain prominent statesmen of uniting with anti-Soviet Russians in plot to overthrow the Moscow Government.
Doctor John Grieve injured and badly shaken up as result of being hit by car driven by Hon. P. J. Cashin.

12       Lifeless body of Peter Stapleton found in R. C. Cathedral, doctor pronounce death due natural causes.
Greece and Turkey signed a treaty of naval parity.
S. S. Cyrus Field successfully lays second cable in Conception Bay.
Mr. J. M. Barbour, supt. Anglo speaks to rotary on "Telegraph History in Half-century".

14       British Dominion Conference ended without important results.
Premier Yuko Hamaguchi of Japan shot by assassin in Tokyo.
Preparatory disarmament commission adopted British-French plan for Budgetary Limitation of armaments.

15       Annual Tasker Celebration for 400 children of Masons at Field College hall.
His Lordship Bishop White administers Sacrament of Confirmation to 142 children at Bell Island.

16       Salvation Army takes another step from centralized control when commissioners decide to remove the Army personal property in Britain, amounting to millions of dollars from the sole stewardship of General Higgins, placing it under control of trust company.
Bungalow and contents at Petty Harbour  owned by Mr. Haiman Brown, of this city, destroyed by fire.
Rev. J. D. Savin, speaks to Holy Cross, L. A. "On Origin and History of some modern customs."
Thanksgiving Day at Cochrane Street Church. Preacher of the day, Rev. John Mutch, B. D. of Fort Marsey Church, Halifax.
Special Thanksgiving Service at Gower Street United Church.
Severe earthquake rocks Jersey Island.

17       Government of Marshal Pilsudaki of Poland sustained in elections.
Four motor boats and one fishing boat destroyed by heavy sea at Horse Islands.
General strike accompanied by bloody rioting in Barcelona Spain.

18       Stenio Vincent elected President of Haiti .
Italian government cut all Government salaries to help balance budget.
Russian Communist leaders arrested for plotting against Dictator Stalin.
Messrs Sullivan and Fraser in their Gypsy Moth plane leave Stephenville at 10.55 but forced down because of weather conditions at Rushy Pond.

19       Poultry Show opens at C. L. B .Armory
Newfoundland air mail plane with Messrs Sullivan and Fraser completes first trip landing at Mount Pearl.
550 passengers of the British motor ship Highland Hope which struck a reef in fog off Berlenger, Lisbon, on her maiden voyage taken off in boats.
House of Robert Dunne, Pennywell Road, badly damaged by fire.
Fieldian Bazaar opens.
"Parents Night" Pitts Memorial Hall.

20       All speakers at the Round Table Conference agree that India should have self-government.
Inspector General Hutchings speaks to Rotary on "Agriculture."
20th Anniversary Dinner of Newfoundland Poultry Association at C. L. B. Gymnasium.
Ex-pupils of St. Bon's tender address and presentation to Rev. Bro. Culhane, Principal of the Order of Christian Brothers at the Newfoundland Hotel, at which over 200 attended. Proceedings broadcast over station SWMC
Hon. J. L. Perrin, Minister of Agriculture of Quebec dead.

21       Mr. Leonard J Taylor for 58 years in the employ of Job Brothers & Co. and for the last 43 years, manager of their south-side premises, retires.  Directors of firm present Mr. Taylor with solid silver tea set and cheque.
Poultry Show closes.
Capt. Reg Kean of the Furness Red Cross liner Rosalind, presented with silver mounted care at dinner at the Queen Hotel, Montreal, Presentation made by L. J. Cuddihy.

 23       Mr. F. R. Emerson addresses Holy Cross, L. A. on "The Opera II Pagliacci."
Annual Meeting Belvedere Men's association.
Missionary Anniversary at Wesley Church, Rev. A. R. Baggs of Bay Roberts, preacher.
Miss Hilda Pottle injured by motor car driven by Mr. Victor March of Green's Harbour .

24       Fierce storm sweeps over Europe .  Furious gales accompanied by torrential rain last Continent taking lives doing injury to hundreds and wrecking havoc in France, Germany Belgium and Austria. Steamer Louise Leonhardt goes down in the Elbe estuary taking 31 live with her.  Worst flood in France since 1910 and thousands are homeless in Germany.
Opportunity School of the Imperial Tobacco company closes with concert, dance, and supper.
Schooner Jean Anderson, outward bound from Humbermouth, runs ashore at Frenchman's Cove.
B. of I Crew managed to get to land safely. Vessel owned by Capt. John Rumbolt of Old Ferrole.
Three workmen, named Davis, Keefe and Cook, injured at Grand Falls through boiler explosion.

25       Norway celebrated twenty-fifth anniversary of crowning of King Haskon.

26       Mr. Alan Butler, President of the de Haviland Aircraft Co., discussing aerial surveys of Newfoundland and Labrador, declares that an accurate survey of Newfoundland would cost about $2,500,000 and for Labrador somewhere in the vicinity of $500,000.

27       1000 Nova Scotia fisherman on strike, demand higher price for fish.
Preparatory disarmament commission refused Germany's demand for military parity.
Frank B. Kellogg, former United States Secretary of State, awarded the Nobel Peace prize for 1929, and is the second United States citizen to win the prize this year.

28       Annual Meeting Nonia.
S. S. Alfred Nobel cleared from Bell Island with last shipment of ore from that port for this year. There is a decrease of 339,036 tons in ore shipments for this year.

29       Fire broke out in the German sea plane DO-10th moored in the Harbour at Lisbon and consumed one of its wings before it could be extinguished.
Conservatives win by-election at East Renfrew, England.
Electric current turned on for first time at Green's Harbour.

30       Rescued after four days at the pumps in a effort to save the Nfld schooner, Olive Moore, off Cape St. Vincent, Capt. F. L. Pine and his crew of five were landed at Halifax by the S. S. Lancastria.
Ender succeed Vaugoin as Chancellor of Austria.

 

DECEMBER

1       Cunard Co. contracted for the construction of a new 75,000 ton steamer, the Southern Railway agreeing to build a dock at Southampton capable of receiving the ship in 1933.
Premier Bennett of Canada resents language of J. H. Thomas, Dominion Secretary, in characterizing the Canadian proposals at the Imperial Conference as "humbug".
Germany demands that a general disarmament conference be called for next year, but it is believed it will not be held until 1933.
Annual Christmas Tree by pupils of Academy of Our Lady of mercy
Annual meeting Girl Guides Association.
John Pender of Alexander Street met with accident at Railway yard when he was crush between the ditcher on a flat car and the end brake wheel.

2        Annual Meeting Adult Education Association.
Parliament of Quebec opens.
Sir Isaac Albert Isaac appointed to succeed Lord Stonehaven as Governor General of Australia.
Germany threatened to withdraw delegation from the Geneva disarmament parley because of refusal of the majority of nations participating to accede to her demands for more complete disarmament.

3        Bill introduced into United States House of Representatives to suspend all immigration for five years.
Annual Meeting Royal Oak Lodge, L. O. A.

3        Mr. Andrew Grieve lectures before rotary on "China."
H. M. Consul at Foochow, telegraphs a report from Kienyang to the effect that Miss Edith Nettleton and Miss Jane Harrison, two English missionaries, who have been in the hands of Bandits since June have been shot.
Betrothal of King Boris of Bulgaria and Princesses Giovanna of Italy announced.
Revolt broke out in several states in Brazil.

4        British airship R-100 destroyed on journey to India whilst flying at low altitude over France. Airship apparently struck ground whilst bucking head winds causing explosion and fire. Only eight persons are saved. The 47 victims include, Lord Thompson, air Minister; Air Vice Marshal Sir Sefton Brancker, director of civil aviation; Squadron Leader Palstra, of the Royal Australian Air Force and Squadron leader O'Neill, representing the Secretary for India; Wing Commander Solomore, Colonel Richard, director of airship development, Major Scott, Squadron Leader Hope, Major Bishop.
Chesley Shave and others again take action against S. S. Haugerland for $30,000 claiming damage following collision off Ferryland on Sept. 27.
Cuban Congress suspended constitutional guarantee in Havana and vicinity until after the November elections

6        Annual Reunion of Blue Puttees at Amithville.
Rumanian cabinet headed by Maniu resigned.

7        Gordon M Stirling, Myles P. Murray, Roy Mercer and Harold G. Puddester, admitted to the Bar.
Annual Meeting Feildian Club.

8        His Grace Archbishop Roche administers Sacrament of Confirmation to 191 girls ans 182 boys of the various Catholic schools at Bell Island.
Brazilian rebels captured Pernambuce after two days of fighting.
British dominions rejected plan for Empire free trade.

9       Schooner Gertrude L. then band, wins first race for Sir Thomas Lipton Cup, defeating Bluenose by approximately 11 minutes.
Capt. Errol Boyd and Lieut. Harry Connor leaves Harbour Grace on trans-Atlantic flight.
H. P. Connor took off from Harbour  Grace, Nfld. for England in the monoplane Columbia.

10       T. A. & B. Society celebrate anniversary of Fr. Matthew. Rev. Fr. Gibbs lectures on the work of Fr. Matthew in connection with Total Abstinence.
Boyd and Connor landed safely on Tresco Island at southwest tip of England.
Commission consisting of Sir Wm. F. Lloyd and Mr. H. J. Brownrigg appointed to investigate conditions on South coast.
Plane Columbia which left Hr. Grace on Thursday, makes successful trans-Atlantic flight landing at Trisco in the Scilly Island, after flight of more than 24 hours from Hr. Grace.

11       Dr. Jamieson meets painful accident breaking two ribs, by falling into hatch of schooner Neptune II
Queens College Club elect officers.
Great Britain rejected Canadian proposal for tariff on food.

12       Two Newfoundland Schooners, after being blown off their course by gales, arrived at Halifax. The Humorist from Labrador with 5000 quitals of fish, 250 of which had to be jettisoned to lighten the ship. Seaman Charles wicks of Bonavista had his leg broken caused by giant wave and Capt. John Dominie was stunned. The other was the Burin boat Betty Zane, bound for Georgetown, P. E. I. which arrived safely after being blown under bare poles from Gabrius Bay, C. B. to Shut-in-islands off Halifax.

13       Knights of Columbus celebrate anniversary at Columbus Hall.
As a result of collision on the road to Holyrood near Quarry bridge between motor can driven by Edward Dawe and a parked car owned by Sir. Richard Squires. Mrs. Christine Corkum and her sister Mrs. Georgina Pike of Bay Roberts are injured.
German Reichstag opened with riotous scenes, police fighting the Fascisti.
Installation of officers of Lodge Diamond Jubilee, S. O. S. B. S. held at Harbour Grace.

14       Lord Amuire appointed Secretary of State for Air to succeed Lord Thompson who perished in the R-100 disaster.
M. C. L. I. represented by Mr. R. Gushue and Mr. H. C. R. Mews, wins judge decision over members of the British Universities defeating team represented by H. Trevor Lloyd and John Mitchell.
M. C. L. I. entertains visiting team at banquet at Newfoundland Hotel. Team presented with souvenirs of Newfoundland. H. Trevor Lloyd on behalf of the Lord mayor of Bristol presents letters of greeting from that city to the mayor of St. John's. Mayor Howlett in accepting letter reciprocated with letter of greeting which he asked Mr. Lloyd to convey to the Lord mayor of Bristol.
Harold Macpherson Esq., appointed member of the Legislative Council.
Lighthouse and fog alarm at Cape St. George totally destroyed by fire.
Lowest temperature for autumn when three to five degrees of frost were recorded in the city
The Government of premier G. W. Forbes of New Zealand, defeated in the House of Representative during discussion of the Land law Amendment Bill
St. Bon's wins opening game in College football, defeating United Church 3 to 1.

15       E. L. Dobson pleads guilty on charges of embezzlement and remanded for sentence.
New United Church at Grates Cove dedicated.
Annual meeting Sergeant's Mess .
Italy celebrates 200th anniversary of the poet Virgil.

16       Duke of York leaves London for Abyssinia where he will represent the King at the Coronation of Ras Tafari.
His lordship the Bishop of Newfoundland speaks to Rotary on "Impressions of England and the Lambeth Conference."

18       H. Trevor Lloyd and John Mitchell, British Universities debating team get judges' decision against Ernest Howse of St. John's and William Jost, of Sydney, the Delhousie debating team.
Chancellor Bruening of Germany won vote of confidence in Reishstag.
Schooner Gertrude L. Theband of Gloucester wins Lipton Fisherman trophy beating Bluenose of Lunenburg in the second of two out of three series of races.
Annual installation of officers of Conception council No. 1930. Knights of Columbus Bell Island.

19       Mr. W. R. Neal, managing Director of the Bell Island Steamship Co. leaves for Halifax to inspect plans of new steamer being constructed for the Bell Island service.
Nadir Kan officially assumed throne of Afghanistan.
Wing-Commander Kingsford Smith lands at Port Darwin, Australia, completing 11th day of his flight, a 10,000 miles journey from England to Australia beating Bert Hinker's record of 15 ½ days

20       The Prime Minister of Canada, Bennett, the Prime Minister for New Zealand, Forbes, and the Prime Minister of Newfoundland, Sir R. A. Squires, appointed members of his Privey Council.
S. S. Lobelia, owned by Bowring Bros., Ltd., purchased by the Newfoundland Whaling Co., which will use her as a coal and supply hulk.
Insurgents now occupy all the greater states of Brazil with the exception of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Bahia.
Schooner A. Hubley ashore at Isle Au Morte.
Newfoundland schooner Faustina en route to Newfoundland from Cadiz with cargo of salt, abandoned in sinking condition.

21       Capt. Geo. Whiteley, who has just returned from the straits states that the residents between Blanc Sablon and Bon Esperance secured $5.00 a quintal for all their fish and are well fixed for the winter.
S. S. Ravendal of the Canada Steamships Ltd., seized by Customs Dept. at Musgrave Harbour and charged with breach of three sections of the Customs Act. Owner of the ship fined $1200.00
Schooner Jean McKay abandoned at sea.

22       Staff Captain and Mrs. Conrick of the Salvation Army here transferred to Canada.
Chinese Communists demanded $3,500,000 for release of 15 priests and nuns .
Holy Land Zionists rejected Britain's Palestine policy.

23       Messrs. A. D. Sullivan and D. C. Frazer propose to institute an airmail service, and with this end in view approached the Government through the Postmaster General who has consented to subsidize six winter trips to St. Anthony as an experiment at a cost of $150 a trip.
Chiang Kai-shek President of China, converted to Christianity and baptized.
Canon Bayley resigns from Rectorship at Bonavista Church because of Illness.

24       32nd. anniversary of opening of Mount Cashel.
President of Brazil overthrown.
General Secretary of the Bible society, Rev. J. B. M. Armour, M.A. and the Organizing Secretary for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Rev. R. T. Mackim, visit St. John's.
Federal Government of Brazil surrendered to the revolutionists; President Luis arrested and control assumed by junta.

25       Mr. Alfred A. Martin machine shop foreman at the Railway of the past 50 years, presented with an electric clock by Mr. Thompson on behalf of the men.  H. J. Russell, General Manager, on behalf of the management sends letter of appreciation of his work.
King Boris of Bulgaria married to princesses Giovanna of Italy at Assisi.
Fieldians defeat United College on to nil, inter Collegiate football.

26       Heavy storm of rain and wind sweeps over city, followed by thunder and lighting.
Annual meeting Star of the Sea Association Hon. P. J Cashin re-elected President.

27       Repairs to Caribou begun.
Rev. R. J. Power presented with address and $1000 by members of St. Andrews Church on the eve of his departure from this country.
London three power naval treaty put into effect with deposit of ratification in London.
Hallowe'en Dance, B. I. S. Club Rooms.
Sacred Concert in George St. Church.

28       British Parliament reassembles for winter session.
Dr. Getulio Vargas named as head of Brazilian Government.
Rev. Ernest Harold Pearce Bishop of Worcester, dies suddenly while on his way to attend opening of Parliament, 65.
Southern and Central Europe visited by gales, floods and snow storms. 3000 homeless and foodless at Smyrna.
Rev. R. A. St. John recently appointed parish Priest of Manuels presented with address and cheque by parishioners of St. Patrick's.
St. John's Gas Company sold to New York firm of Ives and Davidson.
Annual sale of work Industrial Home Association.

30       British Conservative Party express unanimous confidence in Baldwin as Leader.
Nobel prize for medicine awarded to Dr. Landstriner of Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
Annual meeting St. Michael's Men's Club.

31       Glossop-Harris Co. open season at Casino Theatre.

 

NOVEMBER

2        Crew of Ramea schooner Fanstina, abandoned at sea, Oct. 15th, landed at Halifax.
Ras Tafari crowned at Haile Selassie I, emperor of Ethiopia.

3        Annual Meeting Fire Patrol Committee.
Vargas assumed office as provisional president of Brazil.
Fire destroys shop and dwelling owned by Baine Johnson and Co., and the Grenfell Hospital at Battle Harbour, Labrador.

4        Bell Island Mines go on half time.
Bowring Bros. Athletic and social Association Hallowe'en Dance.
Conservative Amendment to speech from the Throne defeated by 281-250.
"Y" Hallowe'en Party.
Congregational Sale of work.
Sir Robert Hutchison resign as British Liberal Whip.
Nobel Prize for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis, American Novelist.
H. H. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. H Crawford of this city, elected President of the Winnipeg Caledonian Club, at Winnipeg.

6        Commander Howley address Rotary.
League of Nations preparatory commission on disarmament began session in Geneva.
Annual Dinner of St. John's Truckman's Protective Union held at Donovans.

7        George Backett of Old Perlican charged with murder of Nicholas Marthos, Glace Bay, taxi driver, on the night of September 22nd last, arrested under warrant signed by A. B. McGillivary, Stipendiary Magistrate of Glace Bay.

8        Electric light turned on for first time at St. Lawrence.
Mrs. Feeham, of Colonial Street, loses leg as result of being crushed by truck owned by Cousins Ltd.

9       Gathering of over 800 members and Girl Guides attend huge C. L. B. parade to St. Mary's Church.
Socialists won Fascists lost in Austrian elections.

10       Cable ship, Cyrus Field, begins laying cable for Newfoundland Light and Power Co., between Broad cove and Bell Island.
Capt. Roy W. Ammel made nonstop flight New York to Panama, in 24 hours, 34 seconds.
First world aerial security congress opened in Paris.

11       Armistice Day observed with great solemnity throughout British Empire. In the city two minutes silence observed and wreaths laid on Sergeants and War Memorial.
Russia accused France, England and other nations and certain prominent statesmen of uniting with anti-Soviet Russians in plot to overthrow the Moscow Government.
Doctor John Grieve injured and badly shaken up as result of being hit by car driven by Hon. P. J. Cashin.

12       Lifeless body of Peter Stapleton found in R. C. Cathedral, doctor pronounce death due natural causes.
Greece and Turkey signed a treaty of naval parity.
S. S. Cyrus Field successfully lays second cable in Conception Bay.
Mr. J. M. Barbour, supt. Anglo speaks to rotary on "Telegraph History in Half-century".

14       British Dominion Conference ended without important results.
Premier Yuko Hamaguchi of Japan shot by assassin in Tokyo.
Preparatory disarmament commission adopted British-French plan for Budgetary Limitation of armaments.

15       Annual Tasker Celebration for 400 children of Masons at Field College hall.
His Lordship Bishop White administers Sacrament of Confirmation to 142 children at Bell Island.

16       Salvation Army takes another step from centralized control when commissioners decide to remove the Army personal property in Britain, amounting to millions of dollars from the sole stewardship of General Higgins, placing it under control of trust company.
Bungalow and contents at Petty Harbour owned by Mr. Haiman Brown, of this city, destroyed by fire.
Rev. J. D. Savin, speaks to Holy Cross, L. A. "On Origin and History of some modern customs."
Thanksgiving Day at Cochrane Street Church. Preacher of the day, Rev. John Mutch, B. D. of Fort Marsey Church, Halifax.
Special Thanksgiving Service at Gower Street United Church.
Severe earthquake rocks Jersey Island.

17       Government of Marshal Pilsudaki of Poland sustained in elections.
Four motor boats and one fishing boat destroyed by heavy sea at Horse Islands.
General strike accompanied by bloody rioting in Barcelona Spain.

18       Stenio Vincent elected President of Haiti .
Italian government cut all Government salaries to help balance budget.
Russian Communist leaders arrested for plotting  against Dictator Stalin.
Messrs Sullivan and Fraser in their Gypsy Moth plane leave Stephenville at 10.55 but forced down because of weather conditions at Rushy Pond.

19       Poultry Show opens at C. L. B .Armory
Newfoundland air mail plane with Messrs Sullivan and Fraser completes first trip landing at Mount Pearl.
550 passengers of the British motor ship Highland Hope which struck a reef in fog off Berlenger, Lisbon, on her maiden voyage taken off in boats.
House of Robert Dunne, Pennywell Road, badly damaged by fire.
Fieldian Bazaar opens.
"Parents Night" Pitts Memorial Hall.

20       All speakers at the Round Table Conference agree that India should have self-government.
Inspector General Hutchings speaks to Rotary on "Agriculture."
20th Anniversary Dinner of Newfoundland Poultry Association at C. L. B. Gymnasium.
Ex-pupils of St. Bon's tender address and presentation to Rev. Bro. Culhane, Principal of the Order of Christian Brothers at the Newfoundland Hotel, at which over 200 attended. Proceedings broadcast over station SWMC
Hon. J. L. Perrin, Minister of Agriculture of Quebec dead.

21       Mr. Leonard J Taylor for 58 years in the employ of Job Brothers & Co. and for the last 43 years, manager of their south-side premises, retires. Directors of firm present Mr. Taylor with solid silver tea set and cheque.
Poultry Show closes.
Capt. Reg Kean of the Furness Red Cross liner Rosalind, presented with silver mounted care at dinner at the Queen Hotel, Montreal, Presentation made by L. J. Cuddihy.

 23       Mr. F. R. Emerson addresses Holy Cross, L. A. on "The Opera II Pagliacci."
Annual Meeting Belvedere Men's association.
Missionary Anniversary at Wesley Church, Rev. A. R. Baggs of Bay Roberts, preacher.
Miss Hilda Pottle injured by motor car driven by Mr. Victor March of Green's Harbour .

24       Fierce storm sweeps over Europe. Furious gales accompanied by torrential rain last Continent taking lives doing injury to hundreds and wrecking havoc in France, Germany Belgium and Austria. Steamer Louise Leonhardt goes down in the Elbe estuary taking 31 live with her. Worst flood in France since 1910 and thousands are homeless in Germany.
Opportunity School of the Imperial Tobacco company closes with concert, dance, and supper.
Schooner Jean Anderson, outward bound from Humbermouth, runs ashore at Frenchman's Cove.
B. of I Crew managed to get to land safely. Vessel owned by Capt. John Rumbolt of Old Ferrole.
Three workmen, named Davis, Keefe and Cook, injured at Grand Falls through boiler explosion.

25       Norway celebrated twenty-fifth anniversary of crowning of King Haskon.

26       Mr. Alan Butler, President of the de Haviland Aircraft Co., discussing aerial surveys of Newfoundland and Labrador, declares that an accurate survey of Newfoundland would cost about $2,500,000 and for Labrador somewhere in the vicinity of $500,000.

27       1000 Nova Scotia fisherman on strike, demand higher price for fish.
Preparatory disarmament commission refused Germany's demand for military parity.
Frank B. Kellogg, former United States Secretary of State, awarded the Nobel Peace prize for 1929, and is the second United States citizen to win the prize this year.

28       Annual Meeting Nonia.
S. S. Alfred Nobel cleared from Bell Island with last shipment of ore from that port for this year. There is a decrease of 339,036 tons in ore shipments for this year.

29       Fire broke out in the German sea plane DO-10th moored in the Harbour  at Lisbon and consumed one of its wings before it could be extinguished.
Conservatives win by-election at East Renfrew, England.
Electric current turned on for first time at Green's Harbour .

30       Rescued after four days at the pumps in a effort to save the Nfld schooner, Olive Moore, off Cape St. Vincent, Capt. F. L. Pine and his crew of five were landed at Halifax by the S. S. Lancastria.
Ender succeed Vaugoin as Chancellor of Austria.

 

DECEMBER

 1          Cunard Co. contracted for the construction of a new 75,000 ton steamer, the Southern Railway agreeing to build a dock at Southampton capable of receiving the ship in 1933.
Premier Bennett of Canada resents language of J. H. Thomas, Dominion Secretary, in characterizing the Canadian proposals at the Imperial Conference as "humbug".
Germany demands that a general disarmament conference be called for next year, but it is believed it will not be held until 1933.
Annual Christmas Tree by pupils of Academy of Our Lady of mercy
Annual meeting Girl Guides Association.
John Pender of Alexander Street met with accident at Railway yard when he was crush between the ditcher on a flat car and the end brake wheel.

2        Annual Meeting Adult Education Association.
Parliament of Quebec opens.
Sir Isaac Albert Isaac appointed to succeed Lord Stonehaven as Governor General of Australia.
Germany threatened to withdraw delegation from the Geneva disarmament parley because of refusal of the majority of nations participating to accede to her demands for more complete disarmament.

3        Bill introduced into United States House of Representatives to suspend all immigration for five years.
Annual Meeting Royal Oak Lodge, L. O. A.
Small landslide occurs on the Newfoundland Railway at Deer Lake , opposite Bird Island, but no damage done.

4        Fishermen's strike settled at Sydney. an increase of 1/4 of a cent per pound on market cod granted.
Dr. Hugo Eckener giving evidence at the R-101 enquiry gave it as his opinion that gas seeped out through the tail causing nose losing buoyancy.
National Conference of the Minister's Federation decided against the national coal strike by 230,000 votes 209,000.
Daughter born to the widow of Major G. H. Scott, Commander of the ii-fated R-101.
Miss Winifred Spooner, British air woman while attempting to best the flying record time to Cape Town forced down by engine trouble in the sea off the Italian coast. The machine floated and after a long wait for help Miss Spooner swam two miles through a choppy sea to shore and roused the inhabitants of the small village of Belmont. Fishermen rescued her companion Edwards and towed the aeroplane ashore. Both Miss Spooner and Edwards received minor head injuries.
Dr. Stanley martin, medical missionary from Seoul Korea, speaks at Rotary Luncheon on conditions in the far East.
Fire at Fifth Avenue Store dose damage to stock.
Fire occurs in vacant house, owned by Anthony Power, on Field St.

6        Mr. Alan S. Butler who arrived in St. John's some three weeks ago with director of the Reid Nfld Company who has been in Montreal Negotiating for the development of the "Gander," left for England by Nova Scotia.
A mysterious poison fog blanketed the Meuse Valley in Brussels for three days.
Fog in the English Channel seriously interfered with shipping.
Schooner Dazzle, James Reid, master, abandoned about 8 miles off Ramea, and crew taken off by Morgan Giles and taken to Ramea.

7        Memorial Service, K of C Hall.
Sir Oswald Mosley and seventeen members of Parliament issue manifesto favoring protection.
Judge Ben Lindsey of Companionate marriage fame, seized by angry mob in Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, and ejected after an interruption of Bishop Manning.
Election of officers Patrician Association.
John J Prowse speaks to Holy Cross L. A. on 'Sights and sounds of yesteryear.'

8        Government decided to issue permits to cup pulp wood on the three mile limit in localities where it is alleged the people may be in destitute circumstances.
Rev. Dr. William E Barton, noted clergyman and author dead, 69.
Col. Norman Simpson, Inspector of prisons in the Bengal Presidency murdered in his office at Calcutta, assassins suicide.
Annual Meeting Rose of Sharon R. B. Preceptory.
Auxillary vessel La Sirene, Captain Jack Gillam, master, registered at Channel, Nfld, captured with liquor cargo valued at $25,000
Curling Club elects officers for ensuring year.  J.R. Chalker President.

9       Installation officers of Lodge St. Andrew.
Congregation of St. Andrew's Church unanimously decided to extend a call to Rev. Hugh McKay Lyon, M. A. of Knox Church, Halifax.
Wind storm dose much damage in city.

10       Liner empress of Scotland almost totally destroyed by fire at Blyth.
L. D. Taylor seven times Vancouver's mayor, again re-elected.
Sale of work and opening of New Hall St. Mary's Parish.
Cathedral Girls' Club Sale of Work.
T. A. Finlay, Government candidate easily defeated Connor Maguire of De Valera's Party in Dublin county by-election.

11       Winston Churchill made a violent attack on the India Round Table conference.
The Prime Minister arrived home from attending Imperial Conference at London.

12       Swedish steamer Strassa rescued crew of the Halifax three master, Amy C. MacKean, from Swansea, disabled and foundering 800 miles from Queenstown.
Communists besieged Lichow, city of Hunam province, killing and burning recklessly, Martial law declared at Canton.
German Reichstag adjourns.
Military revolution starts; in Spain on heels of widespread labor troubles.
Bell Island mines close for Christmas holidays. All employees required to register before returning to work.
New fire fighting apparatus installed at Crosbie Hotel.
S. S. Cabot Tower sailed from Montreal with full cargo; last ship to come here direct from Montreal for the season.

13       Kam Lung, a Chinaman resident at a laundry on Cochrane Street charged with importing illegal drug.
British Government pay $94,390,000 to the United States treasury, of which $28,000,000 is on account of repayment of war loan the balance being interest.
Spanish revolt crushes.
Jon B. Watson son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis D. Watson of this city selected for as Newfoundland Rhodes Scholar for 1931

14       Goser St. United Church Adult bible Class unveils tablet, to the memory of the Rev. Hammond Johnson.
Annual Meeting T. A. Society .
Annual Meeting Patrician Association.
Annual meeting holy Cross L.A.

15       Hon. G. Howard Fergusen, Premier of Ontario, resigned to accept Canadian High Commissionership at London. Hon. G. S. Henry succeeded him.
Annual prize Day, Springdale St. School.
Rev. Cyril Strong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arron Stone of this city, appointed to the directorship of St. Margaret's Church, Cedar Cottage, Vancouver.
Severe dislocation of traffic both in the streets and on the underground railway in London, as result of busting of a 24 inch water main.
House of Lords rejects Government Dyestuff Act.
Collision occurred at Whitbourne, in blinding snow storm, between east and west bound freight trains. Fireman Morrissey injured.
Crew of five men forced to abandon the schooner Gypsy Queen which lost her sails near Fox Island, and rowed to Ramea in a dory.

16       Russian stowaways declared 50,000 political prisoners loading timber in camps at Archangel are dying of starvation, overwork and disease.
Spencer College Speech Day.
Santa Clause arrived in the city by aeroplane, landing at Quidi Vida, and afterwards met the children at the Royal Store.
7,000 Communists captured Kungan, near Hunan.
Mr. Arthur Johnson addressed Knight of Columbus of British Empire games and visit of Newfoundland athletes to Canada in August.
"Gander" writs withdrawn and new writs issued.

17       Oil screw boat 'Maskinonge' registered at St. George's, Nfld. captured by U. S. Coastguard with cargo of liquor valued at $60,000.
United Church College Speech Day.
Installation officers of Royal Oak Lodge, L. O. A.

18       Schooner Saganaliam, from Newfoundland, captured and taken into New York with cargo of liquor valued at $200.000
Academy of Mercy Prize distribution and Graduation Exercises.
Annual Speech day Bishop Field College.
Body of William Atkinson of Herring Neck recently drowned in the wreck of the schooner Warren M Colp, recovered.
George E Beckett charged with murder of a Glace Bay taxi-driver sent back to that place.
Mr. Howard Crocker, Physical director at the "Y" retires.
Prize Day Bond St. School.

19       Viscount Willingdon, Governor of Canada since 1925, appointed Viceroy and Governor General of India, succeeding Lord Irwin.
Home secretary Clynes introduced the Electoral Reform Bill into the House of Commons
Prize Day St. Bon's College at Casino Theatre.
Installation officers Victory Lodge L. O. B. A.
All bodies of victims of Warren M. Colp disaster recovered.

20       Annual Meeting Hockey League.
40 persons drowned when Finnish Steamer 'Oberon' sinks three minutes after collision with steamer 'Arcturua' off the Danish coast.

21       Rev. Fr. Chafe addressed Patrician Association on "The story of the Canadian Mission to China."
Christmas Musicale Holy Dross L. A.
White Gift Service Gower St. United Church Sunday School.
Annual Meeting St. bon's Association.

22       George Beckett of Old Perlican, confessed to the murder of Nicholas Mathos, taxi-driver, at Glace Bay, on Sept. 22nd, last.
Closing exercises East End U. C. School.
Marine Court of Enquiry finds against S. S. Haugarland for ramming and sinking schooner Vibert T. Shave on Sept. 27th.

23       St. John's Municipal council presents Messrs. Fraser and Sullivan of the Newfoundland Airways Ltd., with silver trophies to commemorate their fist landing here on Nov. 19th.

25       Earth tremors lasting 15 to 60 seconds felt in the vicinity of Quebec.

26       Ladies Orphanage Aid of the United Church entertain children and staff of the orphanage at Gower Street Sunday School Room.
B. I. S. Christmas Dance.
Mr. La Roi Sandell addresses Rotary Club on "Tea" at weekly luncheon.

27       Lord Melchett, one of Britain's leading industrialists, dead, 62.
Prince George, youngest son of the King, suffered severe bruise to shoulder when thrown from his horse while hunting.

28       Mr. C. E. Hunt addressed holy Cross L. A. on events of year.
North-east snow storm through-out country.

29       Spencer Club Christmas Dance.
Installation of officers at John's Lodge A. F. &. A. M.
Schooner Branch Railway lost at Cox's point, near Mount Carmel Salmonier.

30       Schooner Doren which had been drifting for a week, rescued by government steamer Stanley 34 miles south west of Halifax Lightship.

 

 

Page Contributed by: Chris Shelley
Transcribed by John Baird

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday December 03, 2014)

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