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Bell Island Submarine Miner
September 1958

General Plant News

Birthday greetings are extended to the following pensioners on the occasion of their birthdays:
Robert WALSH, 83 on Aug 10th
Benjamin BUTLER, 80 on Aug 27th
George ADAMS, 75 on Aug 15th
William BARRETT, 75 on Aug 24th
Albert DICKS, 75 on Aug 12th
Abe FILLIER, 74 on Aug 31st
Henry BOONE, 74 on Aug 16th
Walter PARSONS, 74 on Aug 18th
Thomas C. MORGAN, 72 on Aug 5th
James RYAN, 71 on Aug 15th
Michael F. HAWCO, 59 on Aug 25th
William F. PARSONS, 69 on Aug 29th
Nathaniel LODGE, 69 on Aug 29th
Philip MURRAY, 67 on Aug 14th
Thomas WAREHAM, 67 on Aug 4th
Joe HAWCO, 67 on Aug 15th
Henry MERCER, 84 on Sept 28th
Arch CURNEW, 82 on Sept 1st
Thomas CONWAY, 81 on Sept 26th
Bern BARRON, 72 on Sept 20th
Henry POTTLE, 79 on Sept 17th
Peter KENT, 77 on Sept 1st
Thomas P. MURPHY, 76 on Sept 27th
Leonard PARSONS, 75 on Sept 18th
Luke ROBERTS, 72 on Sept 18th
Dennis SHEEHAN, 70 on Sept 10th
Obediah BUTLER, 69 on Sept 18th
Alexander LAHEY, 67 on Sept 20th
James J. FITZGERALD, 66 on Sept 9th
Harold S. BUTLER, 67 on Sept 7th
Robert DAVIS, 67 on Sept 26th

C.S.M. Arnold BENNETT represented "J" Co., C.L.B., at the Lambeth Conference in London during the month of July. While there he attended Harrow College where he took a course in C.L.B. work from high ranking C.L.B. officers.

A former resident of Bell Island, Fred BLACKMORE, visited here during the summer. Mr. BLACKMORE is presently residing at Galt, On

Joseph KELLOWAY, Carbonear, visited Bell Island recently. Mr. KELLOWAY was employed with the Company previous to retiring on pension.

George RIDEOUT is back on the job after a five week vacation to Canadian and United States cities.

Flying Officer Lester TAYLOR of the R.C.A.F. arrived here recently to spend his leave of absence with his parents Mr. and Mrs. N.A. Taylor, Davidson Ave. Lester has been serving with the Air Force for three years. We wish him a pleasant holiday.

Mr. and Mrs. P. BENTLY returned recently to their home in England after spending two months here with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. B.W. TUCKER.

A former Bell Islander, Bob HOOKEY, visited here last month, it was his first visit in thirty-five years. He is a veteran of the 1914-1918 Great War. Mr. HOOKEY was accompanied by his wife.

Deepest sympathy is extended to the relatives of the following people who died recently:
Mrs. Catherine Kent, who passed away at the home of her son, Lance Cove on Sept 8th, in her 93rd year.
Mrs. J. RYAN, passed away at her home, Wabana, on Aug 28th, in her 65th year, following a long illness
Mrs. Alice Malone, Bell Island, passed away in St. John’s hospital on Sept 15th in her 73rd year.


Mr. Jacob RIDEOUT who was receiving treatment at the Grace Hospital arrived home recently.

Mr. James BYRNE, Lance Cove, is presently very ill, we wish him a speedy recovery. Mr. BYRNE is a pensioner of Dominion Wabana Ore Division.

Eileen, 10-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon MURPHY, received treatment at St. John’s

James BYRNE No. 3 Slope employee suffered a paralytic stroke recently and is confined to his home No. 6 Rd., Wabana

Mose HIGGINS, Shops Department, has returned home from the Grace Hospital, and is feeling much better.

Pensioner Fred NEWTON entered hospital in St. John’s recently for treatment

George CANTWELL entered the Grace Hospital for treatment


St. Edward’s Academy, Bell Island

Grade XI, 90% pass
Honors – Kathleen SHEA, Ada DWYER, Margaret HAWCO
Pass – Dana STOYLE, Annie BROWN, Annie FLYNN, Kathleen BROWN, Bridie HAMMOND

Grade X
Pass – Regina CAHILL, Margaret MURPHY, Celilia POWER, Joan POWER, Kathleen LANE, Mary DAVIS

Grade IX
Pass – Mary FITZPATRICK, Bernice FITZPATRICK, Maureen FITZGERALD, Carol Ann Linegar, Mary MURPHY, Patricia NEVILLE, Patricia POWER, Genevieve RICHARDS.

Miss Catherine F. BUTLER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John BUTLER, Main St, Bell Island has been awarded a centenary scholarship amounting to $600.00

The many friends of Miss Inez GOSSE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald GOSSE, Davidson Ave are happy to hear that she is a winner of a $600.00 Responsible Government Centenary Scholarship for 1958.

The successful candidate is a pupil of St. Boniface Regional School. Miss GOSSE placed second in a class of 41, gaining an average mark of 80.1 percent. She will attend Memorial University and study first year education. She possesses the qualities of good leadership, together with an attractive personality and sterling character. We predict for her further success in the pursuit of her studies.

To her teachers, her parents and the talented young lady herself we offer our heartiest congratulations.


"Reprinted courtesy of The Submarine Miner"
A publication for the employees of the Dominion Wabana Ore Limited.
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strictly prohibited and subject to legal action.


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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (September 24, 2003)

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