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Twillingate Sun
1891
March - April

Mar. 14, 1891
 

Entertainment at Exploits

On Thursday Feb. 5th an Entertainment was held in the Church of England School - room at Exploits. The Schoo l -room was well filled and the Dialogues, Songs, Readings, Solos and Recitations were very good and duly appreciated. The following is the PROGRAMME: Instrumental, (violins) Messrs. A SEVIOUR, F. PEARCE, W. SEVIOUR, and W. PEARCE. Song, 'Over Again' --- Choir. Dialogue, 'Confessing their faults.'--- Miss GILLET and Mr. W. SEVIOUR. Song, 'Our Jacks come home today,' --- Misses A. PEARCE, G. SEVIOUR. Reading, 'Juliet and Tibble Davison's Dispute,' --- Miss A. WINSOR. Song, 'The Conqueror' --- Choir. Recitation, ""Guilty or not Guilty,'--- Miss Mary HOLDEN. Song, 'Annie Laurie,' --- Messrs F. PEARCE, A. SEVIOUR. Instrumental, Messrs F. PEARCE, A. SEVIOUR, W. PEARCE and W. SEVIOUR. Darkey Dialogue, (in Character) Messrs G.H. SEVIOUR and W. PEARCE. Song, 'Old Folks at Home,'--- Messrs G.H. SEVIOUR and W. PEARCE. Reading, ""Jottings from Bad boy's Diary'--- Mr. Jabez MANUEL. Solo, 'Do they miss me at Home,' --- Mr. Fred SEVIOUR. Dialogue, 'Matrimonial Scenes' (in character) Misses A. WINSOR, G. SEVIOUR, and Mr. A. SEVIOUR. Solo, ""Home Again' --- Rev. P.G. SNOW. Dialogue, 'Hard case' (in character) Messrs A. WELLS, F.PEARCE, F.SEVIOUR. Song, 'Love at Home' --- Choir. Address, Rev. P.G. SNOW. The singing of the National Anthem brought the Entertainment to a close and all dispersed well pleased with their evenings enjoyment. Many thanks are due to Mrs. SNOW for her kind assistance at the practice, etc. The proceeds which amounted to $5.43, will be devoted to a fund to puchase an Organ for the Church at Exploits.

Medical marvel

Dear Sir,-- In these days of abundant literature we very often note items of Surgical Science, but they are all happenings so remote from this island home of ours that one is often led to think and sometimes exclaim ""I wonder if that is true!"" We seldom see or hear of a case of important surgical operation done, I may say, in our midst. I therefore think the many readers of the Sun will be interested in a cleverly accomplished surgical operation that took place at Little Bay Mine this winter. One of our residents given an entirely new upper lip, in the person of Mr. Charles PHILLIPS. He had a cancer in the lower lip which had taken such root that it necessitated the removal of the entire lip! He applied to our esteemed Dr. Louis JOSEPH, who very coolly told him to wait a few days and prepare for necessary operation. When ready Dr. JOSEPH took with him R. WALSH, Esq., as an assistant, with two other gentlemen as lookers on. He did not wait for the assistance of a Bro. M.D., but went to work with the help just named. Very coolly prepared his patient and commenced work.. He first very successfully removed Mr. PHILLIPS' lower lip, apparently with little trouble, securing the ends of all arteries. He then commenced to form a new lip in the place of the one removed, which he succeeded in doing coolly, and I should say in a very scientific manner. The whole operation, the chloroforming taking up a large share of the time, was done in the space of about two hours. The operation was so skillfully accomplished that in about two weeks Mr. PHILLIPS was seen walking the streets, and two months after one would have to look closely to see the marks. We often hear of surgeons grafting with flesh or skin from one person to another but the above operation was accomplished without any such inconvenience. Mr. PHILLIPS' own cheeks supplying the loss. Dr. L. JOSEPH is only a young man although he has shown himself old in his skilful treatment of the above and many other serious cases and is likely, at no distant date, to make his mark. The writer has been at several operations but never seen better skill, coollness while at work, and tender care to give the least pain possible than Dr. JOSEPH displayed on the present occasion.

Deaths

DEATH OF MR. MATTHEW DALTON: Dear Sir,-- Doubtless many of your readers, ere this, will have heard of the decease of an old inhabitant of this Bay, viz: Mr. Matthew DALTON, of Exploits, who at the ripe age of 82 years was called to his reward on Sabbath night February 8th. Mr. DALTON as many are aware, spent the whole of his long life in Exploits. Of the early part of his life we cannot speak particularly, but during the last 35 years he was known and respected as a sincere, upright Christian man. About the close of the old year (1890) Mr. DALTON was laid aside with what was supposed to be a slight cold, but which soon proved to be the final call to a brighter and nobler life above. As we witnessed the closing scenes of the Christian life were forcibly reminded of the words of the Psalmist ""Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace." On Wednesday, Feb. 11th, the remains of this aged Christian were carried to the church and followed by a large procession of relatives and friends. Notwithstanding the severeity of the weather the church was crowded and a very impressive service was conducted, after which the immense congregation proceeded to the graveyard and committed the dust of the departed to the keeping of Him who is ""the Resurrection and the Life.""

FIRE AT SELDOM-COME-BY

A short time ago the dwelling house of Mr. Nicholas PENNY of Seldom-Come-By, was entirely burned to ashes. The fire originated about midnight in the kitchen, and is supposed to have been caused from ashes carelessly left in a barrel by one of the family just before going to bed. At midnight Mr. PENNY was disturbed by the cries of one of his children who was ill, and just recovering from the measles, and was going into the kitchen for some water when he discovered the fire. He immediately gave the alarm, removed the family and everything moveable about the house, but the fire spread rapidly, and soon the flames were in full possession and all hope of saving the house had to be abandoned. Next day, a subscription list was set on foot, and a fair contribution was put up among the neighbours to assist Mr. PENNY in replacing his loss, besides free labor volunteered. Mr. PENNY, I am informed, will solicit help from Fogo also.

Non-appearance of the SUN

We must appeal to the kind forbearance of our readers to offer our excuse for the non-appearance of the SUN during the last fortnight, but we feel certain that when we inform our friends that all the members of our staff have been suffering and prostrated from an attack of the measles during that time, that our excuse will be deemed amply sufficient and satisfactory. We promise to use our very best efforts to recover the lost ground, and to return soon to our usual routine and time of publication"

Wesleyan Centenary

St. John's, March 5. Wesleyan Centenary celebrated here with considerable enthusiasm on Sunday, sermons having special reference to the life and labors of the Rev. John Wesley, M.A., preached in all Methodist churches. In the afternoon a Mass Meeting of the Sunday schools was held in the Gower Street church, when upward of one thousand children were present. Monday, being the hundredth anniversary of his death, memorial services were held, when crowded congregarions assembled to do honor to the memory of the great founder of Methodism. At ten o'clock social Divine service took place in Gower St. church. In the afternoon a lecture on Methodist Hymnology delivered by the Rev. P.G. STORY in the College Hall which was deeply interesting, being illustrated by selections rendered by united choirs of the Methodist churches. Meetings here held in the evening in Gower Street Church and College simultaneously, when able adresses were delivered by Revds. MORTON, COWPERTHWAITE, Dr. MILLIGAN, DAFFILL and ADAMS. The same speakers at both places, order of appearance being reversed; the collections at these services amounted to fourteen hundred dollars.

Deaths

Rev. Jeremiah O'DONNELL died at Conception Harbor, Friday night last, after a lingering illness; remains conveyed here by train on Monday and interred in the Belvedere cemetery attended by Irish society and an immense concourse of people.

Mail

Overland mail left Tuesday morning. Stormy yesterday; mail today.

Shipping News

Conscript sailed this afternoon for Halifax. All Dundee fleet arrived

Sealing

A large number of men are looking for berths to the ice.

News of Sealing Steamers

Greenspond, March 13. Sealing Steamers battling out but no chance of them getting clear until a change. The Greenland and Vanguard are off Cabot Island. Sealing steamers sailed on the tenth, but could not get clear until the eleventh. Ranger, Daniel GREEN, Master, Walrus, Robert BRAGG, Falcon, Job KNEE, Kite, William KNEE, Leopard, George HANN, Wolf, Abraham KEAN, Iceland, William WINSOR, Hector, William BARBOUR. Greenland, and Vanguard sent men ashore on the ninth to clear out. The ships lying from six to eight miles off got clear on the evening of the tenth; Greenspond fleet on the evening of the eleventh.

Deaths

On the 11th inst., of measles, Lavenia Ellen, darling child of Joseph and Hannah HARBIN, aged 4 years."Suffer little children to come unto Me.""

Deaths

At Purcell's Hr., Lydia, the beloved wife of Thomas ANSTY, after a short illness of nine days, aged 50 years, leaving a large family to mourn her loss. Her end was peace.

Deaths

At Little Bay, on the 26th ult., of bronchitis, Alice Eugenie, infant child of Sergeant and Mary WELLS, aged 7 months. Our darling child was only given, To show the innocence of Heaven;--- Just lent awhile--- and then caught from us, Into the golden Land of Promise.

Deaths

At Little Bay, Dec., 1890, Georgina, daughter of Samuel and Mary Ann LEWIS, aged 3 years, also on Jan. 1st, Bessie BOYDEN, daughter of the above, aged 6 years and 3 months."Safe in the arms of Jesus"""

 

Mar. 21, 1891
 

Loss of the ""Rise and Go"" (Part 1)

"""When on the wide and boundless path Of desolation doom'd to flee, Say, sunk she mid the blended wrath Of stormy cloud or raging sea? Or where the laud but mocks the eye, Went drifting on a fatal shore? Vain guess all ---- her Destiny was dark ---- She ne'er was heard of more, Oh! were her tale of sorrow known, 'Twere something to the aching heart; The pangs of doubt would then be gone, And fancy's dreams would then depart. It may not be ---- there is no ray By which her face we can explore, We only know ---- she sailed away, And ne'er was seen or heard of more." The beautiful lines of the poetess bear a most faithful and painful resemblance to the fate of one of our fleet of schooner, the Rise and Go, of Twillingate, Thomas WARR, master, which left this harbor late last fall with a cargo of fish from W. Waterman & Co., and bound for St. John's, and has not been heard of. Doubtless, she succombed to the fury of the gale which sprung up a few days after leaving this harbor, but no positive or definite account of how, or where, or when she was lost or disappeared, has ever reached the anxious and sorrowing relatives of those on board, and all hope that any such news will ever reach them must now be abandoned. In the meantime we would offer to the afflicted mourners our deepest and heartfelt sympathy in this their day of sorrow and suffering, and we feel certain that a like wide spread sympathetic feeling exists in the hearts of the general community, where the lost ones were well known and esteemed.

Loss of the ""Rise and Go"" (Part 2)

"It might not be a difficult, but it would be a very melancholy and painful task for the imagination to picture the anxious waiting, the harrowing suspense, with the fitful gleams of hope that must at times have agitated the hearts of those despairing mourners, looking --- oh how vainly looking for the return of the missing and beloved ones to the homes now, so desolate and deserted; but we confess our inability to enter on such a painful task, or to dwell on the irreparable loss they have sustained. The missing ones are now we trust in ""That land of pure delight, Where Saints immortal reign." And we know that all will reverently join us in commending the bereaved families to the guidance of One who has promised (and his promises are Yea and Amen) to be a husband to the widow, a father to the fatherless, a friend to the friendless, and a very sure refuge in every time of need. The six men composing the crew of the ill fated Rise and Go were the master, Thomas WARR, and two sons George and Daniel, Abraham EARLE, Elijah SHARPE, and Thomas SIMMS, who have left four widows and fifteen children.

LOCAL and GENERAL

The Rev. R. TEMPLE, R.D., who has been visiting the scattered members of his flock at [?Loon} Bay, and other places, returned to town on Thursday evening.

Schooners Cleared

The following are the names of the schooners cleared for the seal fishery, from this port, up to date namely: Blooming Queen, John PRIDE, master; Iris, James YOUNG; Mary, Jonas CLARK; Stanley, Samuel FOX; Jewel, James HODDER.

 

Mar. 28, 1891
 

Some Sealers Return

St. John's, March 26. The Neptune arrived from the ice fields Monday night with thirty two thousand seals. It is reported that nearly all of the steamers are well fished; they struck the seals on the 13th. inst. off Quirpon, and left for home on the twenty first. Several schooners were seen in the ice south of Grois Islands. The following have since arrived: Wolf, twenty six thousand, Hector, twenty eight thousand, Leopard fifteen thousand, Greenland, at Harbour Grace, twenty two thousand.

House of Assembly

A large number of petitions were presented to the House of Assembly a few days since praying for woman suffrage in liquor question. About fifty ladies of the Womens Christian Temperance Union marched in procession to the Colonial Building headed by Lady THORBURN and Mrs. PETERS, in carriage and were present when the petitions were presented.

Mail

Northern Mail arrived on Friday last.

Death

On Tuesday, March 24th, of Measles and Bronchitis, Maryanne PRIDE (Minnie) darling child of James and Rowena ANSTEY, aged 3 years. This tender bud so young and fair, Called hence to early doom, Just cause to show how sweet a flower In Paradise could bloom.

Road Grant Expenditure

It is to be regretted that of late years, the road grant has been diverted from its original purpose, and has, in numerous instances throughout the colony, been used as a pauper grant, rather than for the legitimate object for which the Legislature has voted the money. This has been the case more so within the past four or five years, than for many years previously, and in numerous instances has had a most demoralizing effect upon the people all over the country. The practice has not been confined to any particular district, but we believe in all, without exception, the road grant has had to be drawn on in order to relieve those who have been reduced to destitute circumstances, and as a consequence, there has been a good deal of imposition, for when once the door was open, many who were not in actual need claimed that they were also entitled to a share of the givings out, and participated to some extent in the money which should properly be expended in making and repairing roads and bridges in and around their locality.

 

April 4, 1891
 

Gander Bay (Part 1)

This magnificent Bay, more than any other Bay in the North, has retained its natural and undisturbed repose. Why it has been so neglected it is difficult to say. But although, it is the last to receive the magic touch of trade, yet it may in the near future, equal and excel its rivals. The chief inhabitants are to found near the mouth of the river. Here the stakes indicate that the salmon nets are plentiful. By this fishery the people get their living. Land there is in abundance; but there is scarcely a garden to be found. So utterly have the settlers lacked enterprise, that in the midst of plenty they are poor, and seem destitute. The right class of settlers would have had farms, cattle and good houses; and long before this that noble stream would have been adorned on each side with comfortable homesteads, schools and churches. At last the change has come, or at least a bright promise thereof. We often complain that our monied men leave this poor country and spend their wealth in a fairer clime. This is one grand exception and that is, --- Mr. PHILLIPS. He, a Twillingate man, obtained his fortune in Canada, but has come back to invest it in his native place, and thus help his country, and his countrymen. Here we have a noble example for others to copy. In a few months land has been cleared, houses, shops and offices have been built; and the largest mill in Newfoundland is being erected. It is 120 ft. by 50 ft., the main building, and several lesser structures are attached to it. A large house, on a high point, with a magnificent view has been erected for Mr. PHILLIPS. It is now occupied by Mr. G. PHILLIPS and the architect of the new buildings. There is such an immense sweep of country that any amount of lumber will be obtained. On the shores of the noble lakes, all connected by the river, is a grand supply of wood for many years; and it is probable a steamer may be placed in the largest for towing the rafts of wood.

Gander Bay (Part 2)

So promising is the outlook that a second mill is going up under the management of a P. E. I. gentleman. It however, will be much less than the other. At present a large number of very poor people have flocked to this new centre of enterprise. However, it is to be hoped, that as most of them have obtained work, they will avail themselves of the natural resources of the place. The school master, Mr. ROWSELL, has been clearing quite a large piece of ground, and in this respect therefore he has taught the people the secret of comfort and success. Mr. DALTON, who has been superintendent of the various departments, has added to his many duties the task of building a 120 ton schooner. Thus, at last, the silence of Gander Bay will be broken; vessels and steamers will be plying up and down the 25 miles of peaceful waters, amidst scenes of industry and homes of comfort. It is a good thing now, when almost every pushing man is talking of leaving the country, to see some efforts being made to retain our men with abiding labour; and how gracefully such an effort comes from one of our own countrymen, a native of the neighbourhood. A church willl be soon erected at the mouth of the river. A most beautiful position; the very surroundings will assist the worshippers in their devotion. At present Divine Service is held in a large and comfortable office. On the 24th a Methodist Missionary Meeting was held, and on this new ground the collection, we are glad to say amounted to $16.45. The deputation had a walk of 36 miles there, and owing to bad travelling he had to foot the 36 miles again as the horses could not travel. Mr. PHILLIPS has promised $100 for the church. Henceforth, may Gander Bay be the centre of much labour and successful enterprise; and if I may meekly suggest, I would name the new settlement in honour of the founder, --- PHILLIP'S Town.

An Acknowledgment

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF KINDNESS. (To the Editor of the Sun). Dear Sir : --- Kindly permit us through the medium of your journal, to publicly acknowledge the kindness shown us by Messrs. PELLY, MOORES, MAIDMENT, J.COMPTON, JAMES DALLY, THOMAS WHITE, W. POND, and their families, on the evening of the 17th inst, when we were driven in the storm to take shelter with them. Everything that could be done to refresh us and make us comfortable was done by these Twillingate Arm folk, in fact they could not seem to do enough to add to our comfort. To these good hearted people who treated us so kindly we can only offer our heartfelt thanks and pray that the Almighty may reward them for their generous treatment of us; and that should they or thiers, ever be in the same pitiable condition as we were on that evening, they may receive the same kind assistance and hospitality as they so willingly gave us. We are, sir, on behalf of selves and partners, Yours very truly, John WARREN, SR., George WATKINS, Darius WARREN, Phillip MILES, John HUSSEY, Joseph STUCKEY, James FUDGE. Herring Neck, March 20.

Shipping Herring

From a correspondent we received the following item which will be important to many of our people. The market for herring is fair if attention is paid to the package: --- "" We trust that shippers are impressing on their different coopers the necessity of having strong barrels for next season. We also hope you are insisting on the coopers notching and locking the hoops instead of tying them; you will never get the proper package till this is done." STEWART MUNN & CO.

Methodist Convention

METHODIST SABBATH SCHOOL CONVENTION. Tuesday last was marked by interesting services in connection with the above movement. In the afternoon about thirty officers and teachers, or about two-thirds of the number engaged in our four Twillingate schools, (Fridays Bay on account of distance not represented) met in the South Side schoolroom, and after fraternal greetings, devotional exercises, and reading of scriptures, interesting papers on school subjects were read by Revs. J.K. KELLY, R.W. FREEMAN, and MR. SCOTT, Superintendent North Side School. After each essay lively discussions took place and the whole service was rendered pleasurable and profitable to all. In the night the North Side Church was well filled by scholars and friends, and an impressive Evangelistic service, especially for the young, was held. Short earnest addresses were given by Ministers and Superintendents of schools, and suitable hymns sung. The necessity of decision for God in early life, was the leading thought of the speakers, and the burden of the prayers that our Great Master would convert the children, and no doubt the good result of those services will be felt in the future work of home and school.

 

Apr. 11, 1891
 

Mail Returned

The mail couriers which left here for Fogo on Monday last, returned Thursday evening, being prevented by ice from getting any further than Change Islands.

Sealer Returns

The schooner Stanley, which cleared from this port about the 1st of March for the seal fishery, and reported drifting around Fogo a few days since, got clear yesterday, arriving at Seldom-Come-By almost clean. Captain FOX reports other Twillingate craft with nothing.

New Road Chairman

We are requested to state that Mr. Matthias HAYWARD has been chosen Chairman of the Twillingate Road Board, in the place of Mr. S. BAIRD, who has resigned the office on account of his removal to another sphere of duty.

Gun Explodes

Last Monday afternoon a young man named Albert HARRIS aged 19 years, son of Mr. Thomas HARRIS, of Black Island, on firing at a target, burst his gun immediately under the palm of his left hand, carrying away nearly the entire hand. The following morning he was conveyed by boat to Sansom's Island, and thence by catamaran to Twillingate coming by way of Cottel's Island, Carter's Cove and Trump Island Necks to Gillard's Cove, arriving at Twillingate by 9 o'clock in the evening. The poor fellow was immediately conveyed to Mr. James BOYD'S of North Side, and was a few minutes afterwards seen by Dr. STAFFORD who on careful examination decided not to operate until the next morning. Wednesday morning Dr. STAFFORD assisted by Revs. TEMPLE and KELLY and the Relieving Officer, Josiah COLBOURNE, Esq., amputated the remainder of the hand to about 3 inches above the wrist joint. Last reports state that the young man is progressing favourably.

Sealing Dangers

Thursday morning the wind and weather proving favourble, a large number of our people went off on the ice to endeavour to procure a haul of seals. It was considered by those on shore that the chances were entirely in favour of such a result. During the day, however, the ice slacked off, the wind shifted, a heavy sea arose, and as we learn from the men, lakes of water made and separated them greatly. Towards night great alarm and excitement was occasioned on shore by the non-appearance of the breadwinners, and wives were anxiously looking for the return of their husbands and sons. Unable to bear the pressure of suspense, they hurried to Long Point to seek intelligence of the missing ones. We are, however, pleased and grateful to know that all have returned and restored to their homes, but in many cases after most miraculous escapes. We cannot withold a high need of praise to R.D.HODGE, Esq., who at once placed the schooner Firefly in the hands of resources, and fitted her out with the necessary supplies to proceed in search of the men, but happily her services were not needed, as all hands got ashore as stated above. Still this detracts nothing from the generosity and kindness of Mr. HODGE who richly deserves the thanks of a grateful community. Many of the men of the harbour whose names are most worthy of record, worked all night with the most praiseworthy activity in fitting out the schooner and getting boats ready for the rescue, and though their voluntary services were not required, still they no less deserve the thanks of our townsmen, which, no doubt, will be fully accorded them.

Birth

On the 10th inst. The wife of Mr. J. OAKLEY (Shoemaker) of a daughter.

Marriage

On the 5th inst., at St. Mary's Parsonage, Herring Neck, by the Rev. S. CHAMBERLAIN, Incumbent, and M.S.P.G., Mr. Benjamin DAY (of the Newfoundland Constabulary) to Emily, youngest daaughter of the late Henry MILES, and Post Mistress at Herring Neck.

Death

On the 9th instant, Eliza, beloved child of Thomas and Agnes YOUNG, aged 11 months. Tender Shepherd, Thou has stilled, Now Thy little lamb's brief weeping; And, how peaceful, pale, and mild, In its narrow bed 'tis sleeping; And no sign of anguish sore, Heaves that little bosom more.

 

Apr. 18, 1891
 

Back from Sealing

The schooner Iris, James YOUNG, master arrived from the seal fishery on Thursday, to the firm of E. DUDER, Esq., with between three and four hundred old and young seals.

Two Men Lost

We deeply regret to announce the loss of two of the crew of the Blooming Queen, John Pride, master, supplied by Messrs. OWEN & EARLE. We understand that the painful accident was caused by the breaking of a line connecting the schooner with an island, the weather being very rough at the time. The men's names were: John DAVIE, of Fogo, leaving a wife and one child, and a PIDDLE of Pierce's Harbour, a young unmarried man. We offer our sincere sympathy to the relatives and friends of the lost ones.

More Sealing News

The first arrivals of our sealing schooners to this harbour was on the 12th inst. The Endurance, John HACKETT, master, bringing the crew of the Mary, Jonas Clarke, master, which was wrecked about 20 miles off Cape John. The Endurance had only a few seals, but the Mary had about 130 on board which were saved. The Volunteer arrived on Monday 13th inst. bringing the crew of the Jewel, James HODDER, master, the latter vessel was wrecked on the Gull Island, Cape John, and we understand the greater part of her gear was saved. Also on Wednesday evening the crew of the Lilly Dale, William SNOW, arrived in their boats having lost their vessel about 3 miles from Baccalieu, saving only the sails and portions of her rigging; crew all saved.

Vessel List

List of Vessels Cleared for the Sealfishery, 1891, supplied by Owen & Earle: Blooming Queen, John PRIDE Master, 52 tons, 17 men. Supplied by E. Duder: Iris, James YOUNG Master, 51 tons, 19 men. Mary, Jonas CLARK Master, 52 tons, 19 men. Lady Blandford, E. BLANDFORD Master, 73 tons, 17 men. Turtle, Thomas ASHBOURNE Master, 41 tons, 18 men. Supplied by Waterman & Co.: Stanley, Samuel FOX, Master, 62 tons, 21 men. Jewel, James HODDER Master, 52 tons, 19 men. Emeline, Charles BRETT Master, 44 tons, 15 men. Volunteer, Elias DALLY Master, 42 tons, 18 men. Lily Dale, William SNOW Master, 48 tons, 16 men. Total: 490 tons, 182 men. A. J. PEARCE, Sub Collector.

 

Apr. 25, 1891
 

NOTICE

Any Person or Persons without Authority, found interfering with Spars, Saw Logs, or Timber of what kind so ever, seen or floating down the Gander River or Bay, and said Spars, Saw Logs, or Timber, belonging to the undersigned, or with his mark upon the aforesaid Timber, Spars, or Saw Logs, will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Mark, V. Y. V. J. W. PHILLIPS. Gander River, March 13.

Advertisement

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Close Time for Fish

For Salmon from the eleventh September to the thirteenth April, in each year both days inclusive. For Lobsters from the fifth August to the first April in any year for the purpose of being canned. For trout, landlocked salmon, or any freshwater fish, in any lake, river, or stream from the fifteenth September to first December in each year. Any person acting in contravention of the provision of these Acts, shall incur the penalties of the Law provided in such cases. F. BERTEAU, Stipeniary Magistrate, Police Office, Twillingate, February.

 

Contributed by George White (2002)
March 14, 1891 to April 25, 1891 transcribed by Jack Montgomery (December 2002)

Page Revised by Craig Peterman (February 2003)

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