General Plant News
All- Star Basketball Team Picked
The team is as follows: Pat Normore, Valentine
Whalen, Roland Warren, Gerald Lahey, Kevin Clarke, Frances Power and Alex
Our congratulations to these boys on being picked, and with it goes the hope
that they will play hard and fair in all their games.
It is hoped that basketball teams will be picked
shortly, and all leagues will be operating by February 2nd.
Kiwanis Club Installs Officers
At Wednesday night’s regular meeting of
the Bell Island Kiwanis Club, the Directors and Executive officers for the coming
year were inducted into office. The Immediate Past President B.W. Tucker was
in the chair when the meeting opened.
Following the luncheon, President Bert turned
the proceedings over to the Lieut. Governor of Kiwanis District 12, Lo. Pike,
of Harbour Grace, who acted as installing officer.
Kiwanians were inducted as members of the Board of Directors: Reid Proudfoot;
J.G. Archibald; Walter Templeman; P. Myers; L. Proudfoot; N. Alcock. The Immediate
Past President B. W. Tucker, automatically becomes a member of the Board of Directors.
The following executive officers were inducted:
Vice President, Bob Cohen; 2nd Vice President, Gord
Bob Cardwell; Treasurer, Don Templeman.
Walter Templeman, M.D., a Past Lieut. Governor of Kiwanis District 12, paid tribute
to the Immediate Past President B.W. Tucker, who brought the Bell Island Club
through one of its most successful years in the seven-year history of Kiwanis
on Bell Island.
The President elect, E.J. Russell, thanked the members for their confidence in
electing him as president of the Club for the coming year.
The newly elected President gave a report on the club rating for November 1958;
91.1%, which is a very high average, as club percentages go.
Anniversary greetings are extended to the following employees on the occasion
of their wedding anniversaries.
Pensioner Norman and Mrs. Noseworthy,
West Mines, forty-one years married on November 29th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. William Craig,
twenty-nine years married on November 10th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Power,
twenty-seven years married on November 17th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Barrett,
fifteen years married on November 19th, 1958.
Pensioner Walter and Mrs. Parsons, Scotia Ridge, fifty-three years married
in December 1958.
and Mrs. Davis, Harbour Grace, forty-three years married on December
Pensioner Thomas and
Mrs. Conway, thirty-eight years married on December 30th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Neil,
twenty-seven years married on December 27th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Fowler,
twenty-five years married on December 8th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Ezekiel,
twenty-three years married on December 8th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Stan Hickey,
seven years married on December 4th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. William Clarke,
twenty-two years married on December 3rd, 1958.
Pensioner and Mrs. Harry Mercer,
St. John’s, Newfoundland, sixty-two
years married on December 30th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Vokey,
thirty-three years married on December 29th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Anthony,
thirteen years married on December 27th, 1958.
Pensioner George and Mrs. Lahey,
forty-seven years married on November 15th, 1858.
Mr. and Mrs. James Butler,
East End, thirty-one years married on November 28th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shaw,
twenty years married on November 15th, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Rees, thirteen
years married on November 28th.
On The Sick List
The following employees or members of their families were on the sick list
during recent weeks:
Miss Rosalie Gosse entered
the Grace Hospital for treatment on December 4th.
Corbett Pitts, Timekeeping
Department, who entered hospital in Boston, U.S.A., for an operation last November,
has returned home and is back on the job.
Linda, the three-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Curnew, entered hospital
in St. John’s
during December, with a fractured leg.
Nine-year-old Ruth Delaney,
Church Lane, Beach Hill, entered the General Hospital, St. John’s,
during December, as the result of a motor accident.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Robbins, entered the Grace
Hospital, St. John’s,
Diane O’Quinn, seven-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward O’Quinn, Lance Cove Road, returned
home from hospital in St. John’s in December, after spending six-months
in the institution as the result of a motor accident last year.
Tony Jarvis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jarvis, Wabana, entered hospital
in St. John’s
for an operation during December.
Selby Warren, Engineering
Department, is back on the job after several weeks under the doctor’s
ten-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kent, Beach Hill, entered St.
Clare’s Hospital, St. John’s, for treatment.
Alexander Lahey, Lance Cove Road, is reported to be feeling better. He was
confined to his home as the result of an injury received when hit by a motor
vehicle a few weeks ago.
Deepest sympathy is extended to the relatives of the following people, who
Mrs. Albert Whelan, Freshwater,
Bell Island, who passed away on November 5th, 1958, in her thirty-sixth year,
following a long illness.
Mrs. William F. Parsons, who passed away
at her home, the Valley, Wabana, during the month of November, in her sixty-sixth
Wallett, who was accidentally killed at Elliott Lake, during December, 1958,
in his thirty-sixth year.
Arneil Stewart, who passed
away in the United States, on December 8th, in his fifty-sixth year.
Alice Galway, who passed away at her home, West Mines Bell Island
on December 14th, 1958. In her seventy-third year.
Butler who passed away at the home of her niece, Miss Annie Murphy, the Front,
Bell Island, in her eighty-sixth year.
Night At The Wabana Boys’ Club
The annual presentation night at the
Wabana Boys’ Club took place on
December 4th, 1958.
The program opened with an introduction by E.A.
Cotton, Executive Director.
The Boy of the Month Award was presented
to Valentine Whelan.
Physical fitness certificates were
presented to a group of Club members, who gave a physical fitness demonstration
for the benefit of those present.
There was a demonstration in St.
John Ambulance First Aid by a team of Boys’ Club members and a presentation
of Special St. John Ambulance Certificates. Junior St. John Ambulance Certificates
were also presented to members who qualified.
Trophies were presented
to the Midget, Junior and Intermediate basketball Boys’ Club league
champions. A 10-minute basketball exhibition was given by the Junior and
James Peddle, Chairman of the Bell Island
Branch of St. John Ambulance and First Aid Instructor at the Wabana Boys’ Club,
was presented with the St. John Ambulance Label Award which is the highest
Award given by St. John Ambulance.
The Referee’s Trophy was
presented to Gerald Crane.
The presentations were made by
Mr. V.J. Southey, Magistrate T.J. Wade, Dr. W. Templeman and Mr.
President of the Boys’ Club Board of Directors, Mr. V.J. Southey,
addressed the gathering, pointing out the good that has been accomplished
by the Boys’ Club
to date, under the organization of E.A. Cotton.
The Club, he stated,
needs more financial and voluntary assistance and in order to run the Club
as it must be run, Mr. Cotton needs a full time assistant.
another $10,000.00 year is needed to make all this possible. A campaign to
secure further financial aid he said, will open in March of 1959. We need
more help, Mr. Southey continued and we must have it to carry on with this
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