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YEAR END EVENTS 1936

The records were transcribed by JOHN BAIRD & SUE O'NEILL.  Formatted by GEORGE WHITE
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PUB. DATE EVENT DETAILS
December 31, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Peter Aylward 13, passed away at Grand Falls Hospital, as a result of having his skull fractured in a collision with a truck, while sliding.
January 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Swedish Red Cross Unit on way to Southern Front, bombed by Italians in Abyssinia; 30 killed, including 2 Swedes. Comedy-Drama “Cinderella O’Reilly” presented at St. Mary’s Hall under auspices Terra Nova Council K of C. New Year ushered in under pleasant conditions, weather excellent, services at Churches well attended, and various entertainments largely patronized. New Year ushered in under William J Robinson , Esq., to be an officer of the Most Excellent (Civil Division) and H. V. Hutchings, Esq., and C. E. A Jeffery, Esq., to be members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division). 36th annual Church parade of the S. U. F. Clifton Lodge, No. 46, at Pouch Cove. Police and Firemen of the Central and West End stations, entertained about 450 and 3200 underprivileged children, respectively at their stations.
January 1, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Imperial Airways liner, "City of Hartoum” plunged into the sea, approaching Alexanderia from Marbelle Crete. Three members of crew, and nine passengers, lost. Gas Explosion which destroyed a six-story tenement house at Bufflo, N. Y., took toll of 3 lives. Searchers found body of Capt. Charles H Campbell, in the charred engine room of the oil tanker “General Douglas”, blasted by explosion and fire.
January 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. David BUTT, Carbonear, 64.
January 1, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Uriah Hobbs and Miss Evelyn Oldford, Elliston. George Drake and Miss Anna Mary Haley, Lamaline, at St. Jacques.
January 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Christmas Service under auspices of N. G. I. T., Held at Gower St. Church. Many districts in Southern half of England flooded through heavy rain. His Worship Mayor Carnell, addressed Rotary Club.
January 2, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Four killed, 5 missing, 18 injured when building collapsed at Havana.
January 2, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wilson Downey and Miss Lila Thorne, Winterton.
January 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Two well known French fliers, Saint Exupery and Prevost, missing since taking off Dec. 30th from Bengazi to Italian North Africa, found in exhausted condition in desert. Mail Clerk Hutchings, received slight injuries, when express derailed. Message from Bugeo stated storm of Dec. 31 caused $3,000 property damage at Fox Island. Mr. W. A. Anthony, Manager Bristol Grocery, given surprise party at his home.
January 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Bertha E. STEWART, Grand Falls.
January 3, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Captain Fred Whelan, of S. S. Glencoe, missing from steamer, believed drowned.
January 3, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Naaman Head and Miss Daisy West, Ladle Cove.
January 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hockey Coach Mr. Harold Gross, arrived in city, and met Coaches and officials of Senior League.
January 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Shirley Marina PARSONS, 16 mos. John SMITH, 68.
January 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Meeting held R. C. Cathedral, under auspices of St. Vincent de Paul Society. His Grace, the Archbishop, addressed gathering. Business meeting held at Nickle Theatre. First train load newsprint arrived in city from Grand Falls. Mr. J. B. McEvoy addressed Holy Cross Literary Assoc. on Confederation. Mr. P. K Divine addressed Patrician Assoc. on “A Home and a Country".
January 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Ella A RYAN. Ann READER, Bonavista, 77.
January 5, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Patrick McNulty, of Tyrone, Ireland and Miss Nellie O’Brien, of Bell Island, at Bronx, New York.
January 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Supreme Court of the United States, smashed the Roosevelt Farm Aid Program. Power Naval conference reopened in London. Anti-British demonstrations on large scale, organized by Arab Nationalists. Community Centre in the Grenfell Building, officially opened by Mr. Gerald S. Doyle, Chairman of the committee, in presence of large gathering of registered members. Annual re-union Star of the Sea Association. Another ambulance unit in Abyssina, situated at Baggah Bur, and staffed by Egyptian and British personnel, bombed by Italians.
January 6, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Bodies of Philip Lake, native of Newfoundland, his wife and young son, found near ruins of their burned home, at Pacific Junction, N. B.
January 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor and Lady Anderson, at home at Government House to all those who wished to bid them a personal farewell. Spanish Parliament dissolved. Annual meeting St. John’s Lodge No.5 S. U. F. and election of officers. Enjoyable dance at Strand.
January 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Richard POWER, St. Joseph’s, 88.
January 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD President Roosevelt formally opened Democratic Presidential campaign. Installation officers Royal Oak Lodge. Lord Bishop of Newfoundland gave interesting address at Feildian Club smoker. The blind of the city entertained by the King’s Daughter's Group of Gower St. United Church. Annual meeting Commercial Traveler’s Association. Official opening Stroller’s A. A. new club rooms.
January 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Mr. Adelaide VATCHER, Carbonear, 70.
January 8, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Patrick McLaughlin and Miss Agnes Head, Buchans. James J Lane and Miss Mary F Lannon, Buchans.
January 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Vice-Admiral Sir Humphrey Walwyn, new Governor of Newfoundland, left England to take up his appointment. Gosling Memorial Library officially opened by His excellency the Governor, Sir David Murray Anderson. Double dwelling on Cavell Avenue, owned by Silas Vokey, badly damaged by fire. Mr. A. S. Wadden of Buchanan St. hit by car and badly injured. Rotarian C. E. Hunt, K.C. addressed Rotary.
January 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Patrick FENNESSEY. Mrs. Robert BISHOP, Bell Island.
January 9, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR J Gordon Heale and Miss Opal Clouter, Buchans.
January 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Premier Walter M Lea, of Prince Edward Island, passed away, 61.
January 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Thomas BARRON, 74. Mrs. Susie GUY, 59.
January 10, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Gale which swept British Iles, took 16 lives, 7 of which were lost at sea. 200 dead from landslide, following earthquake at Bogota, Colombia.
January 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. John B McEvoy, L.L.B special speaker at meeting of law Students Club. Members of the Executive Committee of Nonia, Society for Protection of Animals Jubilee Guild, Nurses Special Need Association, Child Welfare Association and Girl Guides, made presentation to Lady Anderson, of a Newfoundland Silver Fox Skin.
January 11, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mr. Walter H. Clayton, President of the Clayton Construction Company of St. John’s, lost his life when living quarters adjoining Cold Storage Plant, under construction at Port aux Basques, destroyed by fire.
January 11, 1936 NECROLOGY Walter H CLAYTON, 54.
January 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. and Mrs. Denis J Furlong celebrated 25th anniversary of their wedding. C. E. Hunt, Esq., K. C. special speaker at educational entertainment under auspices of Nfld. Order of Antlers. Mr. W. J. Keough lectured to Patricians Association on “The Climax Approaches.” Samuel Wesley Jacobs Walsh of Western Bay, student of Theology in Boston University, awarded Jacob Sleeper Fellowship, providing $500 for study abroad. Mr. E. B. Foran gave interesting address “Leaders in a Century of Progress” to Holy Cross L.A. Governor and Lady Anderson said farewell to St. John’s and left by express en route to England.
January 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Eliza Jane CURRAN.
January 12, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS United States freighter “Iowa”, lost with 34 lives.
January 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Archbishop O’Donnell died at Halifax, aged 61. Newfoundland Graduate Nurses Association held meeting and musical, at residence of Mrs. J. G. Higgins, Rennie’s Mill Rd. Strollers A. A. held enjoyable dance at Crosbie Hotel. Mr. J. M. Devine gave address on “Highlights of Broadway” to Knight of Columbus. First snow storm for winter. Atlantic lodge No. 1 L. O. O F. installation of officers.
January 13, 1936 NECROLOGY George CUMMING, of Langholm, Scotland, 50.
January 13, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mother and 8 children perished, when fire destroyed a cottage in which they lived at Tyldesly near Leigh, Lancashire. Mrs. Martha Simm, 52 of Corner Brook, accidentally killed by falling over stairs.
January 13, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Henry Arthur Blanchard and Miss Charlotte Agnes Payne, at Parson's Pond.
January 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rt. Rev. Mons. Flynn, Pastor of St. Patrick’s, and Rev. R. McD. Murphy, Secretary to His Grace the Archbishop, left by express for Halifax, to represent His Grace at funeral obsequies of Archbishop O’Donnell of Halifax. Rover Scout, Ernest Clark of Twillingate group of Boy Scouts , received Gilt Cross for gallantry, in saving life of girl named Cook from drowning in July last. Wesley Literary Association started series of debates for 1936. Annual meeting St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.
January 14, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edward Snow of Salmon Cove and Miss Irene Burke, of Victoria, at Victoria.
January 14, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Herbert Vowden, of Port aux Basques, Fireman on S. S. Sagona, killed instantly at Millertown Junction, when he fell under wheels of a moving train. Passenger plane crashed at Arkansas, 17 dead.
January 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Japanese delegation retire from naval conference. Spencer Club Card Party. Annual meeting George St. Young Men’s Bible Class.
January 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Dr. C. O. H. WEBSTER, at Pictou, N.S. 62. George J ADAMS 77.
January 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "S. S. City of Hamburg arrived in port for repairs to rudder. French Premier Laval won strong vote of confidence, 315-252 in Chamber of Deputies. Harold Gross, coaching senior and college hockey teams, spoke before Rotary Club. Annual meeting Llewellyn Club. His Excellency, Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Walwyn K. C.S.I. C.B., D.S.O., and Lady Walywyn, arrived by S. S. Newfoundland. They were accompanied by their son , Lieut. J. H. Walwyn, R. N. , A. D.C., and Capt., R. Schwerdt, R. N. Private Secretary. M. C. L. I. Debate “that the fisheries of Newfoundland can be so organized as to make the fishermen independent” won by affirmative. Annual meeting City Hockey League, at Crosbie Hotel. Hon, Sir John Hope Simpson, Commissioner for Natural Resources, and Hon. W. R. Howley, K. C. Commissioner of Justice, arrived by S. S. Newfoundland. Official statement said, that King George had developed signs of cardiac weakness, which must be regarded with some disquiet. Abyssinians suffer crushing defeat at hands of Italians invaders."
January 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Dr. Louis FALLON, formerly of this city, at Augusta, Maine, 45.
January 17, 1936 NECROLOGY James A MYLER. Horace Allison MORINE, at Toronto.
January 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Garland IVANY, Shoal Harbor. George HEDGES, Carbonear, 84. Elias GOSLING, Bonavista, 24.
January 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rudyard Kipling, Poet Laureate, passed away following operation.
January 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Much concern felt over condition of His Majesty, Special prayers for recovery offered in Nations Churches. Epidemic of Influenza sweeping Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Mr. J. J. Meaney describes a visit to France, at educational entertainment at Queen’s theatre, under auspices of Nfld. Order of Antlers. Patrician Association enjoy excellent Musicale arranged by the “Mountaineers.” Dr. A. C. Hunter, M. A. gave “Some impressions of European Travel” to members of Holy Cross L. A.
January 19, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Tornado at Tallahassee, Fla., took toll of 6 lives. Storm swept Island of Somoa, taking 16 lives and destroying three-quarters of the banana crop.
January 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Majesty, King George V, passed away at Sandringham, after four days illness, aged 70. Mr. C. E. Hunt, K. C. gave interesting address on his travels from Halifax to Mexico, to members of Light & Power Association. His Excellency the Governor, Sir Humphrey Walwyn, K. C., S. I.., C. B., D. S. O., paid official visit to city fire halls.
January 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Francis LYNCH, 92. George RIDEOUT.
January 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Night School for underprivileged children, opened at Star of the Sea Hall. Memorial Ceremonies held at Prince of Wales College for late King George.
January 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annia THISTLE.
January 21, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Gordon Newport of this city and Miss Elizabeth Fiander of English Harbor West, at C of E Cathedral. Sydney Drinkwater, of Oxford, England and Miss Clarice Deria Wells, of Bay Roberts, at Toronto.
January 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Edward VIII proclaimed King, amid medieval pageantry, 39th Sovereign since Norman Conquest. Accession of King Edward VIII officially proclaimed in Newfoundland. His Excellency the Governor and Commissionaires, take oath of allegiance before official witness in Colonial Building. Shortly before midnight, Queen Mary accompanied by two ladies in waiting, made pilgrimage on foot, from Sandringham House to the Church of St. Mary Magdalen. Sympathy of whole world extended to Royal Family. French “Save the Franc” Cabinet reached its long expected collapse, precipitating a serious Government crises.
January 22, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John Skinner of the West Coast and Miss Sadie Foley, Harbor Grace, at Harbor Grace.
January 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "King Edward VIII stood on silent prayer, as body of his father, George V, was borne to lie on the Catafalque of State, in ancient Westminster Hall. Municipal Council adjourned as mark of respect to late King. New Coastal Boat now under construction for Newfoundland Railway, at Phoenix Works, Merkswork, will be called “Northern Ranger”. Newfoundland Association at Toronto held annual meeting."
January 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Noah TIMMONS. Florida, 69. Mrs. Deborah MIFFLIN, Bonavista, 78. Mrs. Thomas MAYBEE, Trinity, 72.
January 23, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Philip Harris and Miss Bessie Cross, Grand Bank.
January 23, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Rev. Ebenezer Davis, native of Freshwater, and U. C. Clergyman at Nipper’s Harbor, lost his life when boat drifted on rocks, as he was returning from taking sick people home to Mission boat.
January 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 19th session of League of Nations closed. Mons. Serraut succeeded in forming new French Cabinet. Opening game Senior League Hockey. Guards defeated Feildians 2-1.
January 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Elizabeth MacFARLANE, Martha B Luther, MONROE, 18.
January 24, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. A. K. Noah, her three children, David 6, Robert 4½, and Angela 3, and the maid, Tryphena Sheppard, lost their lives when their home 10 Hamilton Street, was destroyed by fire.
January 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD No. 8 penstock, connecting the forebay with the power house at Deer Lake, burst and flooded the power house, submerging the generator and damaging 7 machines.
January 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Elizabeth HYDE, formerly of Fogo, at Cleveland, 79.
January 26, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Baxter Stratton and Miss Maude Tulk, Ladle Cove.
January 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First Greek general election under restored Monarchy, passed on quietly. Rev. Bro. M. O’Hehir, spoke on “A Nation Greatness” to Holy Cross L. A. Patrician Association held first debate for season on the Relative value of press and radio, as an advertising medium. Col. Thomas A. Burton, Commander of the Salvation Army in Newfoundland, conducted Memorial Service in honor of our late Sovereign George V.
January 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Joseph McCARTHY, 79.
January 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Board of Trade. W. Angus Reid, elected President. St. bon’s defeated Holy Cross, 7-0.
January 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jane WHITEWAY, 83. Michael HOGAN, Carbonear, 31. Samuel FISHER, Bonavista. Moody BRIDGER, Lewisport.
January 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Vast multitudes paid final homage to King George V, when his mortal remains were borne in funeral procession through the streets of London, and buried in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Official Memorial Service held in C. of E. Cathedral. His Excellency, the Governor attending. Memorial service at Roman Catholic, United, Presbyterian, and Congregational Churches, and at Jewish Synagogue.
January 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sandy STRICKLAND, Lamaline.
January 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 60 High School students at Cairo, wounded in collision with Police. Guards defeated St. Bon’s, 1 to nil in fast hockey game.
January 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Myrtle SERGEANT, Lewisporte, 15.
January 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Egyptian riots ended, when neutral Cabinet formed by Ali Maher Pasha, and an appeal for aid issued by Nationalist leader Nahas Pasha. Annual meeting C. of E. institute. Miss Dickie, graduate of Mount Allison University in Household Science, arrived by S. S. Newfoundland, to take up position under the Dept. of Education. Annual meeting Congregation of Gower St. Church. Rev. James McNeill addressed Llewellyn Club, on “New Zealand”. M. C. L. I. debate “That belief in the Christian religion is indispensable to the maintenance of high ethical standards today,” won by affirmative. His Excellency the Governor, and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Lieut. Walwyn , R. N. , A. D. C. paid official visit to Department of Health and Welfare. S. S. Sagona, chartered from the Railway by the International Power & Paper Co., Corner Brook , left port in command of Capt. Burgess. Annual smoker and presentation of prizes St. John’s Bowling Leagues.
January 30, 1936 NECROLOGY John W. HODGE, formerly of Fogo, at Toronto, 85.
January 31, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD General Kondylls, of Greece, died suddenly of heart failure, Autopsy ordered. Premier Sarruat of France, makes appeal for political unity. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Private Secretary, Capt. C. M. P. Schwedt R. N., visited Department Finance and Customs, and General Post Office. Annual meeting Playgrounds and Recreation Association. President R. B. Herder. International Power and Paper officials arrived at Deer Lake, to inspect and advise on power house conditions. Rev. Br. J. C. Fennessey of St. Bon’s College, celebrated 50th anniversary of his entry into the Order of Irish Christian Brothers. Entertainment staged by pupils and address presented. Feildian hockey won from Holy Cross 4-2.

February 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. W. O Douglas, of Hudson Bay Company, to be attached to the Department of Natural Resources for a few months, arrived in the city.
February 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Mary GOSSE, Spaniard’s Bay.
February 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Presentation Convent Ladies Association. Hon. W. R. Howley K. C., Commissioner of Justice, addressed Patrician Association on “fifty Years and over.” Rev. C. S. Eagan addressed Holy Cross L. A. on “Father Damien, the Leper Priest.”
February 2, 1936 NECROLOGY " 2 Cyril G. DORAN. Augustus G O’BRIEN. Mrs. Ivy MARCH. Ezekiel LUDLOW, Back Cove, Fogo."
February 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First session of the committee of 18 experts, to study the question of oil sanctions against Italy, met a Geneva. Hon. J. C. Puddester, Commissioner for Public Health and Welfare, Dr. J. St. P. Knight, Chief Medical Officer, and Miss Whiteside, Superintendent of Nurses for the Department, left for Markland to arrange for beginning of Hospital activities there. Holy Cross team defeated Guards, 4-0 senior hockey. Newfoundland Light & Power Company employees given lecture by Mr. W. J. Keough on “The Changing World.” Card tournament also held.
February 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Namoi HISCOCK, Carbonear, 84. Mrs. Anne POWER, Cupids, 86. Thomas BAKER, Elliston, 27. Mrs. Phyllis B. (Dicks) BENNETT, 55.
February 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New York millinery workers on strike. St. Bon’s defeated Feildians 8-4 senior hockey.
February 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Rev. Bro. J. B. RYAN, formerly President of St. Bonaventure’s College, passed away at New York. Mrs. Beliza (Hiscock) FRENCH, Carbonear, 69. Eleanor GEORGE, Winterton. Mr. William FOLLOW, Cupids.
February 4, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Stanley Penney and Miss Viola Rowe, of Seldom, at Fogo. Benedict Miller and Miss Edith Loder, Fogo.
February 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Motion for Britain to sponsor international peace conference, defeated in Commons 288-137. A. R. Graustein resigned as President of the International Power and Paper Co., Ltd. St. Bon’s defeated Feildians 5-2 in opening game inter-college hockey. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Captain Schwerdt, visited the Mental Hospital and the Sanatorium.
February 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs Richard BUTT, Grand Bank, 70.
February 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Canadian House of Commons opens. Legislative program forecast is brief. M. C. L. I. debate: “Effect of Science on Civilization” won by negative. D. J. Van Bommell, director of the Community Centre, lectured to Rotary Club on “The League of Nations and the present world crisis.”
February 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Mary Isabel (Polly) TESSIER. Thomas J HAWCO, Chapel’s Cove, 61. Patrick STRICKLAND, Lamaline 5 months.
February 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Holy Cross won from Guards, 3-2, senior hockey.
February 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Captain Robert KENT, M. C., at Ruyn, Quebec. James C Mews, at HORWOOD, N. D. B. 69. Harold GREEN, Winterton, 26.
February 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD United College won over Feildians, 5-2, in College series. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, visit plant of Imperial Tobacco Co., (Nfld.) Ltd.
February 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Alfred STEVENSON. Mrs. Mary Ann (Duder) LeMESSURIES at Pontiac, Ill. 82. Mrs. Graham PIKE, Bell Island. Silas IVANY, Bell Island, 70. John FORD, Cupids.
February 8, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph Howell, formerly of Northern Bay, and Miss Kathleen Pumphrey of Carbonear, at East Boston.
February 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hon. Sir John Hope Simpson, Commissioner for Natural Resources, delivered interesting address on “The Outlook” at the Queen Theatre, under auspices Newfoundland Order of Antlers. Prof. St. C. Hayes, spoke to Holy Cross Literary Association, describing visit to General Electric Co., at Schenectady, under tital of “The House of Magic.” His Grace the Archbishop. addressed large gathering of members of the Presentation Convent Association at Schoolrooms. Rev. Bro. J. P. Keane addressed Patrician Association on “A Metrical Mirror.”
February 9, 1936 NECROLOGY John P MAHER. John LEONARD, 81. Wil DAWE, Cupids. David J SHEEHAN, Brigus, 68. Mrs. Stephen MURPHY, Lawn, 63.
February 9, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Augustus Walsh, of St. John’s, and Miss Madge Thomas, of Carbonear, at Carbonear.
February 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Brian DaValera, 20, son of the Irish President, killed in riding accident at Dublin. Preliminary annual meeting Benevolent Irish Society. Stormy weather in England and United States, railway lines and highroads blocked with snow. Chicago experienced worst blizzard since 1888. Feildians defeated St. Bon’s 3-2, senior hockey.
February 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Scout troop for under-privileged boys, started through kindness of group of business men, members of the Rotary Club. Malcolm MacDonald, Minister of Dominion Affairs, elected for Ross and Cromarty in by-election.
February 11, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Lilla (Withycombe) PATRICK.
February 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Cold weather continuing throughout British Isles. 14 deaths reported. “In An Old Fashioned Garden” presented at Aula Maxima, under direction of Mrs. B. A. Norris, A. T.C. L. Richard J Cullen elected President of the International Power and Paper Co., succeeding A. R. Graustein. St. Bon’s defeated United 6-1 inter-College hockey.
February 12, 1936 NECROLOGY James HEAD, Sibley’s Cove, 71. Thomas B BOONE, South River, Clarkes Beach, 82.
February 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mrs. May Bannister, committed for trial on charges of kidnaping Betty Lake, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lake, slain at Pacific Junction, N. B. January 5th. M. C. L. I. debate ”that elimination of the profit motive would paralyze initiative, “ won by negative. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Captain Schwerdt, R. N. paid official visit to Fever Hospital and the Home for Aged and Infirm. Rev. E. Davis of Cochrane St. Church, gave interesting description of a trip to the Holy Lands, to Llewellyn Club. Arrangements made by Government to give assistance to bank fishery. Hon. Commissioner for Justice, W. R. Howley, K.C. delivered address to Rotary Club, on the proposed revision of the Insolvency Act. City All Stars won opening game against Halifax Canadians 11-3. Railway clerks won championship in civil Service Bowling League, when they defeated Customs. Winter Cup series in Commercial Bowling league won by Browning-Harvey Ltd. Semi-annual meeting Nfld. Order of Antlers.
February 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Fire in factory owned by Mr. J. Davey, Hayward Avenue, caused damaged to building and stock. His Excellency the Governor visited White Clothing Co., Ltd. Meeting of Importers’ Association held to consider new “Shop Act.” Visiting Canadians’ team defeated City All Stars, 9-6.
February 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret (McGrath) KELLY. Joe JACOBS, Lewisporte, 62.
February 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Capt. C. M. R. Schwerdt, visited Supreme Court. City All Stars won against Halifax Canadians’ 2-0. Spencer College Guide held annual “Hot Dog”Supper."
February 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Mother Mary Ita FLYNN, Convent of Mercy. Charles LAING, 69. George W PYANE, formerly of Harbor Grace, Grand Bank, 86. Davis KEATING, Grand Bank, 66.
February 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ernest BUTTON, Lead Cove, 5½.
February 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Holy Name Association (St. Patrick’s). Mayor Carnell gave interesting address at Queen Theater, under auspices Newfoundland Order of Antlers. Mr. L. E. Emerson , K.C., lectured to Holy Cross L.A. on “The Italo-Ethiopian dispute.” Rev. J. J. Power addressed Patrican Association on “The History and work of the Benedictine Order.”
February 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hon. M. P. Gibbs, K. C., lectured Knights of Columbus on “John Boyle O’Reilly Irish Scholar Patriot and Poet.” 130th Annual meeting B. I. S. New Post Office at Sudbury, Water Street West, opened to general public. Hiram Percy Maxim, 67 year old inventor of the Maxim Silencer for firearms, passed away at La Jante, Colorado. In first overtime game for season, Feildians defeated Guards 2-1. Judge Brown addressed public meeting of the Historical Society on “Early Settlement in Newfoundland.” St. John’s Ministerial Association formed. Mr. A. B. Butt gave Newfoundland Light & Power Co., Employees Association, interesting description of the Great Humber Development.
February 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Ruth MURPHY, 25. Mrs. Laura THISTLE. Mrs. Ann Ameila (Hopkins) NERIK, 69.
February 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Official disclosure, that “threats from Italy caused Britain to move her fleet from Malta into the Eastern Mediterranean” were made in the House of Commons. Mr. Justice Higgins addressed St. Andrew’s Service Club on “Benefit and Profit that should come Leisure.” His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Capt. Schwerdt, paid visit to Horwood Lumber Company. St. Bon’s defeated Holy Cross 7-1 senior hockey.
February 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Patrick McGRATH, 9.
February 18, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Patrick McGrath, 9, dead from concussion, following sliding accident on Dwyer’s Hill.
February 18, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Jacob Newman , Joe Batt’s Arm, and Miss Violet Rendell , of Fogo, at Joe Batt’s Arm.
February 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Annual meeting Salvation Army League of Mercy. His majesty King Edward VIII, filled first public engagement since his accession, when he visited the Olympia and White City section of the British Industries Fair. Annual Tea and entertainment of the Cathedral Men’s Bible Class. Newfoundland Scouter’s Conference held dinner at Newfoundland Hotel, to honor birthday of Chief Scout. Spanish Cabinet tendered its resignation to the President of the Republic. Alcala Zamora. Left Winger form new Cabinet. New ship S. S. Fort Amherst, built for Furness Red Cross Line, arrived in port. Past Master’ night at Royal Oak Lodge. Hon. Thomas Lodge, Commissioner for Public Utilities, accompanied by Mrs. Lodge and Miss Lodge, returned by S. S. Fort Amherst. St. Bon’s won over Felidans 7-1 inter-College hockey."
February 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Captain S. C. MARSHALL, 69. Michael F PHELAN.
February 19, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Two British planes crashed, causing death to 71 people.
February 19, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George Andrews and Miss Alice M George, Winterton.
February 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Lieut. Walwyn, A. D. C. paid visit to Daily News Office. Prof. A. M. Fraser, M. A. addressed M. C. L. I. on “Britian and Geneva.” Earthquake at Osaka, Japan caused death and damage. Rotary Club celebrated 31st anniversary. St. Bon’s defeated Guards 4-1 senior hockey. S. U. F. held card party, supper and dance at Club Rooms.
February 20, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frank Noseworthy, Quartermaster of S. S. “Fort Amherst” and Miss Dorothy Gill, of Pinchard’s Island. Walter Gaulton and Miss Lillian Dorothy Rowe.
February 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD French Chamber gave vote of confidence to Sarraut Government by 331 votes to 151. Reported Haile Selassie is seeking termination of war, and sent proposals to League of Nations. His Excellency the Governor, addressed meeting of fish exporters at Board of Trade Rooms. Junior pupils St. Bon’s College gave entertainment at Aula Maxma. Visiting day on board new Furness-Red Cross liner, Fort Amherst. Felidans defeated Holy Cross 7 to nil, senior hockey. 55th annual meeting of the policy holders of St. John’s Masonic Mutual Life Insurance. Annual meeting St. John’s branch G. W. V. A.
February 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Harry Francis FANNING. Martin OATES, Carbonear, 18.
February 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD About 30,000 political prisoners in all parts of Spain, set at liberty. New Railway steamer Northern Ranger, launched at Scotland. 4th, 5th and 9th St. John’s troops Boy Scouts, held banquet and moving picture show at headquarters, to mark the Chief Scout’s birthday. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn visited Capitol Theatre.
February 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Ellen McCRUDDEN, Mrs. Margaret TUCKER, 49. Thomas HOBBS, Elliston, 56.
February 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting British and foreign Bible Society, at Pitt’s Memorial Hall. Adjourned annual meeting Benevolent Irish Society. Holy Cross L.A. enjoyed excellent musicale, under direction of Mr. T. P. Halley, B. L. Mr. J. J. Prowse addressed Patrician Association under title of “A Return Ticket.”
February 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting of the women’s Auxiliary of the Canadian Institute for the Blind, held at Newfoundland Hotel. Lady Walwyn attended and addressed meeting. Bell Island defeated Brigus, 3-0, Bay Roberts defeated Harbor Grace 4-2, in games for Conception Bay Championship, at Prince’s Rink. Mr. A. J. Moakler won outright G. W. V. A. Trophy at Curling Rink.
February 24, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Snow slide, floods and grinding ice floes, lashed by winds that swept major part of United States, took toll of 13 lives.
February 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Francis (Frank) WALSH, 93. James J MURRAY, 74. Samuel EARLE, formerly of Newfoundland, at Dartmouth, N.S.
February 24, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Robert A Forsey of Fortune, and Miss Phoebe Baker of Grand Bank at Grand Bank.
February 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Senior oratorical concert held at St. Bon’s. W. Carew awarded first pace, with M MacIsaac second, and J Fennessey 3rd. New Y. M. C .A. Club rooms formally opened by lady Walwyn. His Excellency the Governor visited Nfld. Butter company, also Plant of United Nail and Foundry Co. Bell Island defeated Carbonear, 1-0, and Brigus defeated Harbor Grace 2-1, in Conception Bay Championship series at Prince’s Rink. His Excellency the Governor, accompined by Lieut. Walwyn, A. D. C. visited Mount Cashel, and enjoyed entertainment by the Band and Choir. Fire at building at A. T. Wood Ltd., New Gower Street.
February 25, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Ida, 6 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Boone, of St Clare’s Avenue, lost her life, and Sophie Noel, aged 20, was critically injured, when the slide on which they were sitting, collided with a parked motor car on Brazil’s Square. Lifeless body of P. F. Connolly of Carbonear, discovered at Steer’s Wharf.
February 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Francis NORMAN, Cupids. Mrs. Margaret MAHONEY, Conception Harbor, 80. Mrs. Robert SMITH, of Spaniard’s Bay, at Medford, Mass. 74.
February 25, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Jacob Dyke of Eastport and Miss Gertie Rogers, of St. Chad’s, at Eastport.
February 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bay Roberts Rovers again winners of Conception bay Championship, when they defeated Bell Island, 4-1. His Excellency the Governor presented the Cup. Order of teams:– Bay Roberts 1st, Bell Island 2nd, Brigus, 3rd Carbonear 4th. Intermediate Basketball League annual meeting.
February 26, 1936 NECROLOGY John SNOW, formerly of Cupids. at Clarke’s Beach. John Frederick C ALDERDICE, Commissioner for Home Affairs and Education. Mrs. Susie DOMINEY, formerly of Greenspond.
February 26, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Newman Pitcher and Miss Mabel Jacobs, Winterton.
February 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Martial law declared in Tokyo, and troops and warships called to duty, after militarists assassinated 3 Government leaders. Royal Canadian Mounted Police smashed liquor ring in Nova Scotia. Six charged with conspiracy pleaded guilty. One Newfoundlander among them, not yet found. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn visited Grace Hospital. Junior Oratorical contest at St. Bon’s College, won by F. Carter, with James Daroy second. Three-sided debate on Coal, Wheat and Cotton, enjoyed by members of M. C. L. I. War Veterans elect officers for ensuing year. Mr. I Wild, Comptroller and Auditor, gave interesting address to MacDonald Fellowship Club on “Our Heritage.” Major E. E. Harper, Secretary for Posts and Telegraphs, spoke to Rotary Club on “Further observations on the British Civil Service.” Guards defeated Holy Cross 3-1, senior hockey."
February 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Michael PHELAN. James QUIGLEY (Master Cooper).
February 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD William Duff, formerly of Carbonear, Liberal member of the Canadian House of Commons for Antigonish and Guysboro, appointed to Senate. Scouters and senior Scouters of City troops addressed by Mr. W. O. Douglas, former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who told of some experiences in North. Hon. F. C. Alderdice, Vice-Chairman of the Commission of Government, and Commissioner for Home Affairs and Education, given state funeral.
February 28, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. Davis Stoyles, of Hillview, accidentally drowned, when she fell into a well.
February 28, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Oughterson A Whiteway and Miss Mary E Jocelyn, both of this city, at New York.
February 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. Bon’s College won Hockey Championship.

March 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Solemn Field Mass attended by Premier Mussolini, the King of Italy and whole Roman garrison held a Piazzia Venezia at the grave of the Unknown Soldier, to commemorate memory of the Italian Soldiers, who fell at Adowa, 40 years ago. Rev. Fr. J. D. Savin, gave lecture at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall under auspices of Christian Doctrine Society, on “Lives of Saint Thomas Moore and John Fisher.” His majesty King Edward VIII broadcast message to Empire. Patricians Association enjoyed open forum. Adjourned annual meeting of the B. I. S. Mr. Gordon Higgins, President of the A. A. A., gave address at Queens Theatre, under auspices of the Nfld. Order of Antlers “The Local Attitude towards Sports.” Mount Cashel Old Boys Association held annual meeting and election of officers at Star Hall. At a meeting of the executive committee, held on the Boy Scout Counci, Secretary announced that His Excellency the Governor, had agreed to become Chief Scout of Newfoundland. Conference for the revision of the Anglo-Egyptian relations, officially opened at Cairo."
March 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Committee of 13 met at Geneva, to draw up appeal to be sent to Italy and Ethiopia, to cease hostilities. Rev. James McNeill gave illustrated lecture at Presbyterian Hall on New Zealand.
March 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Lady Henrietta COOK. Joshua BENSON, Grate’s Cove, 80. George Joseph KENNEDY, 75. Peter A THOMPSON.
March 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor paid visit to Avalon Telephone Company. Complete collapse of the entire Abyssinian, reported by Marshal Badoglio.
March 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Cirus McKENZIE, formerly of Newfoundland, at Sydney. Mr. A. BUGDEN, English Hr.
March 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 33 competitors finished full course in first ski meet, under auspices Newfoundland Hiking Club. Fred Hayward, first, Max Sparkes, second, Temple Baird, third, with Miss Joan O’Leary first lady, and Miss Helen Parsons, second. Annual meeting of congregational of George Street United Church. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, officially visited the Railway. Emperor Haile Selassie agreed to discuss peace settlement. M. C. L. I. debated “That this house favors the nationalization of Banking” won by negative. First championship Police hockey goes to West End Station. St. Bon’s defeated Guards 2-1 thus taking lead in final games for championship.
March 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Samuel BAKER, 35. Tobias LITTLE, Canaille, Bonavista, 69. Eli ROBERTS, Wesleyville, 80.
March 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Fire which occurred in Mess House at Deer Lake, and owned by the I. P. & P. caused explosion injuring 5 men. A Moore, Chief Accountant, L B Snow, Agent for Imperial Life, P. J. O’Neill, of the international staff, and Constable Les O’Reilly of the Rangers. Special session Reichstag called by Chancellor Hitler. St. Bon’s won hockey championship for 1936 when they defeated Guards. Annual meeting Nfld. Board of Fire Underwriters.
March 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Tommy PICCO. James LITTLE, Canaille, Bonavista, 10.
March 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Steamer Imogene, Beothic, Terra Nova, Eagle, Ranger, Ungava and Thetis, sailed for seal-fishery. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Capt. Schwerdt, Private Secretary Lt. Walwyn, A. D. C. Hon., Sir John Hope Simpson, Hon T. Lodge, Mrs. Schwerdt, and Dr. Grineve, paid first official visit to Markland. Annual meeting City basketball league at Bishop Feild College.
March 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Michael F CAUL. Arthur GOSSE, Frank CHRISTAIN, formerly of Trinity, at Corner Brook, 45.
March 7, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Lifeless body of Arthur Gosse, Caretaker of St. George’s Field, found suspended from hook in ceiling of dressing room.
March 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Ras Mulughets, Ethiopian War Minister, and Commander in Chief on the Northern Frontier, died suddenly. Mr. L E. Emerson, K. C. lectured on “Historical Characters,” at Queen Theatre, under auspices of Nfld. Order of Antlers. Mr. E. B. Foran lectured to Patrician Association, when he reviewed History 150 years Progress in Nfld. Hon. J C Puddester, Commissioner for Public Health and Welfare, guest speaker at Holy Cross L. A. subject “Services”.
March 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Masonic Club. 17th general meeting Nfld Graduate Nurses Association, held at Crosbie Hotel. Miss Edna Baird, B.A. gave lecture on “Invalid Cooking.” Mrs. Elizabeth Conroy addressed K of C Forum on “The Life of Roger Casement.” Germany surprises Europe by sending troops to Rhineland, thus violating Versaille Treaty.
March 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Amelia Hannah PEARCE, of Woody Island. George CARROLL, Catalina Road, Bonavista, 70.
March 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Conference Locarno Power opened in Paris. Lady Walwyn, Dominion Commissioner, paid visit to Guard Club, and delivered address on “Guiding in India.” His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, A. D. C. and Mr. L. M. Shaw, Secretary for Education, visited Bishop Feild College. Earl Beatty, former Admiral of the fleet, dead at 65. Schooner General Wood, arrived at Grand Bank, after voyage of 35 days from Barbados. Commission Government unable to accept recommendation of sub-committee of Fish Exporters for the creation of a Commissionership for fisheries, and offered instead to established a fishery authority of their numbers. United Nail and Foundry Company’s team, took top position in Section B City league, when they defeated Parker & Monroe 4-1.
March 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Willis MOORE, 87. Hubert Stanley HENNBBURY, 9. Herbert STURGE, Brookfield, B. B.
March 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Oratorical contest, grade V and VI St. Bon’s College, won by Robert Murphy, Angus Neary and Thomas Bundon, in order named. German Consul General for Canada, made announcement, that German citizens in Canada and Newfoundland, will be conscripted for possible service in German Army. Miss Burton, sister of the late Br. Burton, sent cheque for $25,000, to be used “in the furtherance of scholarships to the Summer School, the work on which her brother loved so well.” Corner Brook won first game in Nfld. championship, when defeated Bay Roberts in play off period 5-4. Annual meeting parishioners of Church of England (Cathedral Parish)."
March 11, 1936 NECROLOGY Arthur W. MARTIN, 81. Mrs. Wilson RUSSELL, Bonavista, 19. Mrs. Thomas PAUL, Canille, Bonavista, 70. Ex-Constable John Henry LEY, Bell Island.
March 11, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edgar Philip Jenkin’s of “Westwood” Margaret MacDermott, of “The Anchorage”, Curbar, and of Newfoundland at Curbar.
March 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Delegates of Great Britain, France and Belgium, met in London. Decision is, that reoccupation of demilitarized zone in Germany, is in violation of Treaties of Versailles and Locarno. Mr. Justice Higgins gave message of cheer and encouragement to Llewellyn Club. Hon. Thomas Lodge, Commissioner for Public Utilities, delivered address to M. C . L. I. “Impressions after two years.” General Sir David Campbell, former Governor of Malta, passed away at London, 67. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Captain Schwerdt, visited Prince of Wales College. Public meeting Nfld. Historic Society. Mr. L. E. F. English read paper on the Cabot Rock at Grate’s Cove. Guards hockey team, guest at dinner at home of Mr. and Mrs. James Herder. St. Bon’s, champions of the senior league, and representatives of the Eastern Division of the All-Nfld championships, defeated Bay Roberts, 4-2. Mr. W. O Douglas, ex-Sergeant Major of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, spoke to Rotary Club on some of his experiences.
March 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth CHINN, Northern Arm, 70. Susie MALLARD.
March 12, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Patrick Dunn and Miss Gurtrude Shea, Bell Island.
March 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Representatives of the Power, assembled in London to consider Germany’s denunciation of the Locarno Treaty. Extremist mobs roamed street of Madrid, setting fire to Churches and Convents. Annual meeting Tasker Celebration Committee. Floods did much damage in Maritimes, Railways and Highways washed out, and communications interrupted in some sections. St. Bon’s defeated Corner Brook in third game of Newfoundland Championships, by score of 9-1.
March 13, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James Power and Miss Kathleen Myres, Bell Island.
March 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Grand Falls Cadets and St. John’s Guards, played to a draw in overtime play 3-3. Inter-debate between Cathedral Men’s Literary Association and Queen’s College students, won by C. M. L. A.
March 14, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Constable Edward H Parsons of St. John’s and Miss Emma Holmes, of Bay Roberts, at Bay Roberts.
March 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Patrician Association held program to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Mr. J. G. Higgins lectured to Holy Cross L. A. on “Columbus of the Gaels.”
March 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth HARRIS, 75. Matthew FOX, 67. William DOUGLAS, Fortune. Robert TIBBO, Grand Bank, 61.
March 15, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Ananias Bursey and Frank Janes, of Salt Pond, drowned when they fell through ice.
March 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor and party, visited plant of Parker and Monroe Ltd. Bowring Bros. team won championship in city league, when they defeated Railway 2-1. Rev. Br. Birmingham, President of St. Bon’s College, delivered address on Ireland Case at K of C Forum.
March 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Barzilai GREEN, Winterton, 72.
March 16, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John Nichols of the Hudson’s Bay Co., and Miss Olive Oakley Mercer, St. John’s.
March 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Conventions at St. James Palace, between League Secretary General and members of the League Council. New British plan presented which includes condemnation of German’s action. Officers Lodge Tasker installed. Resolution of sympathy to Hon Sir Tasker Cook, passed. Benevolent Irish Society attended High Mass at R. C. Cathedral, and called upon His Excellency the Governor, His Grace the Archbishop, and the Vice -Patron Hon. Mr. Justice Higgins. Dance held at Club Rooms at night. “The will O’ the Wisp” presented at T. A. Armoury by Old Favorites. Concert at Auia Maxima under direction of Presentation Convent Ladies Association. Sociable and old time play at Wesley Lecture Hall. Dance at K of C Club Rooms. Irish-Nfld program presented by St. Patrick’s Hall pupils and ex-pupils, at Holy Name Hall. Radio Rogues presented musical revue at Strand. Good Companions initial dance held. Enjoyable entertainment under direction of Miss M. O’S Kelly, presented at K of C Memorial School. “The girl who forgot” presented by Holy Cross Dramatic Troupe at St. Mary’s Hall."
March 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Bertha M HILL. Mrs. Mark FITZGERAALD, Goose Cove, 59.
March 17, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Ambrose Butts 47, native of Newfoundland, found dead in Steel Plant slag pump at Sydney, N. S. Death due to exposure.
March 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Maurice THISTLE, Gander Bay, 63. James J KELLY (Shoemaker). Frederick BUTT, 54.
March 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mrs. May Bannister, 43, convicted of harboring a stolen to assist the abductors, who child Betty Lake with intent committed the crime.[sic] Floods and storms devastated parts of United States at least 39 dead. Eleutherios Venezelos, seven time Premier of Greece, passed away in Paris, where he had fled following bloody revolt. Dr. W. H. Hatcher, of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University. Dr. Hatcher is a native of Newfoundland. “Evening with Kipling” at Gower Street Lecture Hall. Bay Roberts Rovers got big victory over Grand Falls Cadets at Prince’s Rink 12-1. Rink closed for season, earliest time in years.
March 18, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John R. Badcock of St. John’s and Miss Melina Dearnm of Verdunm at Verdun , Quebec.
March 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rotary Club held Irish Musicale. M. C. L. I. held debate taking Policies of the Government as subject. His Excellency the Governor, Chief Scout of Nfld. accompanied by Private Secretary Schwerdt, visited Bishop Feild College, and presented medal to Miss Elizabeth Stead, in recognition of her many years of service as Club Master of the Bishop Feild College Wolf Cub Pack.
March 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. John KIELLY, Bay Roberts. Mrs. Henrietta HOLLAWAY. Mrs. Mary SNOW.
March 19, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 200,000 rendered homeless, as result of most ravaging flood to visit United States in this century, with a death toll believed to exceed 400, and property damage $300,000,000.
March 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Pupils of grade 6 and 7 of Prince of Wales College presented entertainment. Mr. W. J. Pike of Boncloddy Street, tendered party on occasion of his 86th birthday.
March 20, 1936 NECROLOGY James DORMODY, Grand Falls.
March 21, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph Hanley, of Montreal, and Miss Florence Marie Delgado, of St. John’s, at Montreal.
March 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Labrador dog derby held at Port Simpson.
March 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. J NEWELL, Burnt Head Cupids, 51. Nils CHMAN, formerly of St. John’s, at Montreal, 92. Mrs. Elizabeth MELVILLE. Nathaniel BRADBBURY, 75. Mrs. Esther FURLONG, 42.
March 21, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John Senior, and Joseph Frampton of Flat Island, strayed from schooner “Margaret M. Riggs”. They reached land near Trapassey, but Senior was drowned, whilst trying to land.
March 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Antlers Educational Entertainment Guest speaker, Mr. Gordon Stirling, who took as his subject “Youth at the Cross Roads.” Mr. J. G. Higgins, B. A., K.C. addressed Patrician Association, on “Columbia of the Gaels.” Rev. A. A. Rogers, B.A., B. D., accepted invitation to become Pastor of George St. Church. Professor Charles Hutton K. S. G. gave interesting lecture to Holy Cross L.A. on “The Pberammergau Passion Play”
March 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Joseph PARDY, formerly of Hr. Mille, F. B. at Grand Falls, 84. Sydney OAKLEY, formerly of Newfoundland at Kentville, N.S. William ROWE, Browndale, 85. Minnie F. CLEARY. Walter J KENNEY Accountant Public Health and Welfare Dept.
March 22, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Norman Fisher, Bayley’s Cove, and Miss Annie Mouland, of Mockbagger, at Bonavista.
March 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Nearly half million people homeless, as result of floods which are sweeping Eastern States. Property damage estimated at $500,000,000 with 152 dead. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn , accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, A. D. C. Visited the Martin Royal Stores Hardware Ltd., also store of Sergt. Ricketts, V.C. Dr. J. St. P. Knight lectured to Nfld. Light & Power Co’s. employees Association on Health matters.
March 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary CLEARY, 77. Mrs. May Ruth O’REILLY Kendall. Allan LeGROW, Broad Cove, B.D. V. 25.
March 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, visited department stores of Ayre & Sons Ltd. and James Baird Ltd. Liner “Queen Mary” successfully completed the first stage of her journey down the Clyde."
March 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Clarence Patrick BILLARD, 14. Sir Frederick Charles BOWRING. K. C., J.P., D.L., Chairman of C. T. Bowring & Co., Ltd. at Liverpool.
March 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD London Naval Treaty signed by Britain, France and the United States. Representative of Italy present, but did not sign, owing to sanctions imposed. Reception tendered to winners of Boyle and Herder hockey trophies at St. Bon’s College. Occasion honored by presence of His Grace the Archbishop. Feildians won both games in College Basketball.
March 25, 1936 NECROLOGY James OAKLELY, 81.
March 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Double bungalow on Torbay Road, owned my William and Frank Kennedy, damaged by fire. Gilbert Higgins won first place in preparatory Oratorical contest, St. Bon’s College, with Basil Hickey second, and Joseph Kent and John Clift third. M. C. L. I.. debate “That the economical well-being of the world depends on the application of the Golden Rule" won by negative. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn visited store of W. H. Ewing & Son, furriers. Dr. J. ST. P. Knight addressed Rotary on “Life of Sir Wm. Osler.”
March 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Sidney Frank FORD, Jackson’s Arm. Mark GOSSE, Spaniard’s bay, 85.
March 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. L W. Shaw, B.A., General Superintendent of Education, delivered address at Board of Trade meeting. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Capt. Schwerdt, Private Secretary, and Lt. Walwyn, paid official visit to Bell Island. Special meeting Regatta Committee. St. Bon’s won senior and junior games Inter-collegiate basketball, against Prince of Wales College.
March 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S.S. Eagle first arrival from seal fishery with 25,549 seals. Dept. Natural Resources notified that Constable Corcuran of the Rangers Force, reported missing for ten days, has been located by a search party, and taken to St. Anthony Hospital for treatment. S. S .Ranger with 20,765 seals and Thetis with 13,926 seals, arrived in port. Thomas Blagdon of Coomb’s Cove, and Charles Scott of English Harbor, who had been astray for 124 hours from the schooner “Frances Spencer”, landed at Port aux Basques by Capt. Miles.
March 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs.Emma CLARKE, Crocker’s Cove, Carbonear. Mrs. Roxana Elizabeth (Stowe), COOPER, formerly of Hr. Grace.
March 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Patrician Association held opening forum. Nfld. order of Antlers held final series of lectures at Queen Theatre. Mr. J J Meaney speaker. Radio Rogues gave musicale. City Orange Lodge held parade to S. A. Citadel No.1. Mission for Women of Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Parishes closed.
March 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret Inez (Hillyard) TYSON, formerly of St. John’s, at Beebe, Quebec. Mrs. Mary WILLIAMS, of Bay Bulls. William H LIDDY, formerly of Torbay, at New York.
March 29, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Harry Parrots of Winterton and Miss Annie Andrews, of Heart’s Delight, at Heart’s Content.
March 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn A. D. C. and Mr. W. O. Douglas, visited Southside premises of Bowring Bros. Ltd., also seal ships. Mr. L. E. Emerson K.C., gave address on “Some Historic Characters” at K of C Forum. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn R. N. A. D. C. visited City Hall. St. Andrew’s Y.P.S. staged three act comedy “Miss Adventure” at Presbyterian Hall, Opening game senior league basketball, Memorial defeated Crescents, Wanders defeated C. L. B. Three games played in intermediate league at C. L. B. Armory. St. Bon’s seniors defeated Feildians Seniors, Intercollegiate basketball, 14-10; Feildians Juniors defeated St. Bon’s juniors 20-19 Card party tourney trophy won for 1936 by T. A. "
March 30, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elihu CHAULK, Lewisporte.
March 30, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Augustus Major, of Norris Point, died on Mail Boat whilst on way from Bonne Bay to Corner Brook Hospital.
March 30, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Isaac Mouland, Mockbeggar, and Miss May Hicks, of Bonavista at Bonavista. Heber Abott and Miss Mary Abbott, Bonavista.
March 31, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, celebrated his 36th birthday. Dr. J St. P Knight delivered lecture to Police on the treatment of accident cases and first aid to the injured. Job’s team won championship in Business ladies League.
March 31, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs, Annie McDonald JOHNSON. Mrs. Elizabeth YOUNG, Upper Island Cove, 82.

April 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S.S. Neptune arrived in port from seal fishery, with 14,535 seals. Mission for men began at Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Churches. Officers Whiteway Lodge installed at Masonic Temple. All male citizens of Austria, between 18 and 42, called for service. Alberta first Province in Canada to default. Annual meeting football league. Bishop Feild College won both junior and senior basketball games, inter-collegiate against Prince of Wales. Feildians defeated in third basketball game, senior league. Truckman’s Union held enjoyable flipper dinner at S. U. F. Hall.
April 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ethel HUMPHRIES, Northern Arm. Frank S. SKANES, Bonne Bay, 70.
April 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor, visited plant of Browning-Harvey, Ltd. Annual meeting M. C. L. I. Mount Cashel Band gave entertainment at Community Centre. His Excellency the Governor, attended luncheon Rotary Club. Special speaker Hon. Sir John Hope Simpson. Easter Musicale under auspices Ladies’ College Aid and Girl's Guild at Pitts memorial Hall. Professor A. M. Fraser, M.A. addressed Llewellyn Club on “Foreign Affairs.” 61st annual Convention Shannon Chapter, Installation of officers.
April 2, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Frances ANTHONY, Fogo, 81. Mrs. Mary Anne KAVANNAGH. Tanius MOULAND, Mockbegger, Bonavista, 88.
April 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bruno Richard Hauptmann, convicted of the Kidnap and murder of Charles A Lindbergh Jr., electrocuted at Trenton N.J. His Excellency the Governor paid official visit to Department of Home Affairs and Justice. Miss Amy Mollison left Gravesend, in attempt to recapture records she formerly held for solar flight, to Cape Town and back, but smashed undercarriage on plane at Colombo Berchar, Morocco. Wanderers won from Crescents 37-30 senior basketball. St. Bon’s won the junior and senior games inter-collegiate hockey. Guards defeated Cougar’s. 4th St. John’s defeated C. L. B. in intermediate league basketball.
April 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Marion Emma HORWOOD, at Brooklyn N. Y.
April 4, 1936 NECROLOGY William MOULAND, Mockbegger, Bonavista, 88. Mrs. Lucy BAMBRICK. John SHANNAHAN, Riverhead, Harbor Grace, 62.
April 4, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Aloysius Rose of North Sydney, and Miss Mary Farrell of Fortune, at North Sydney.
April 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Ungava arrived in port with 27,894 seals. Professor A. M. Fraser, M.A., of the Memorial College, lectured at Holy Cross, L.A. on “St. Joan of Arc.” Joint meeting of George St. Young Men’s and Young Ladies Bible Class. Mission for men concluded at Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Parishes. Open Forum of Patrician Association. Antlers heard two interesting address from Past President Bro. C. B. Cahill and President Bro. M. P. Brown.
April 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Maria MIFFLIN, Bonavista, 81. Benjamin SMITH, Cupids.
April 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Daniel Bannister found guilty of murdering Philip Lake, his wife and child, at Pacific Junction, N. B. on January 5th, sentenced to be hanged with his brother on June 20th. Mrs. Mary Bannister, mother of the two murders, sentenced to 3½ years imprisonment, on charges of having stolen Betty Lake, child of Philip Lake. His Excellency the Governor, and Lady Walwyn and Lt. Walwyn, A.D. C. visited Power House at Petty Harbor. Lucy Harris, 9, of New Melourne, missing for 12 days, found about three miles from her home. Memorials defeated St. Bon’s, and Feildians defeated C. L. B. in senior basketball league, whilst Cells defeated C. L. B. Antlers defeated Guards, and fourth St. John’s defeated Memorials in intermediate league. Newfoundland Co-operative Association held annual meeting at Harbor Grace."
April 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. May CHAFE. Mrs. Mary Mahalia POOLE, native of Channel, at Sydney, 62.
April 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, R. N., visited Marshall’s Motors, Ltd. S. S. Imogene arrived in port with 36,266 seals. Executives of Dominion Command and St. John’s Branch of the G. W. V. A. met to honor retiring President Lieut. Col. L. Paterson, O. B. E. His excellency the Governor made presentation of silver service suitably inscribed. James Alexander Winter, K. C. appointed member of the Newfoundland Government Commission, succeeding the late Hon. F. C. Alderdice. Annual Literary Event, Holy Cross Schools, Winners in Grade 10, Bruce French and Robert Gourley, each presented with gold medal. In grade 9 first place W. Simms, 2nd R. Maddigan, Grade 8 first place M Luby, second J Ryan. Mr. Moses O’Neill, veteran Treasurer of the truckmen’s Union, celebrated 89th birthday. Presentation made by number of friends.
April 7, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Ranger Daniel Corcoran, 22, passed away at St. Anthony Hospital, after having both legs amputated, following frostbite. Nine passengers and two pilots killed, when giant trans-Continental plane crashed near Union Town, PA.
April 7, 1936 NECROLOGY James KELLY, of Brigus, 82. Mrs. Peter KENT, Bell Island.
April 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. C. E. Hunt, addressed members of the Community Centre on “Citizenship and Unemployment”. President of the Spanish Republic, Don Alcala Zamora, who occupied position since 1931, retired from office. Crescents defeated C. L. B. 45-14. Feildians defeated Memorial 35-32, senior basketball. Celts defeated Antlers 13-11, 4th St. John’s defeated Guards 27-14, intermediate basketball.
April 8, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Schooner “Doris V Douglas” bound from St. John’s to Corner Brook, reported loss of Israel McGrath, who was washed overboard and drowned.
April 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Maria WEBBER, Brigus.
April 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, visited Newfoundland Clothing Company. Shop Closing Act passed with some amendments. Rotarian “Ken” Ross addressed Rotary Club on “Magazine Distributing.”
April 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Ruben PIPPY, formerly of Pouch Cove, at Moncton 90.
April 9, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Gordon William Duckworth Simmons of Hr. Grace, and Miss Emily Brooking Jardine, of Corner Brook, at Topsail.
April 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Choir Recital Gower St. Church Cantata “Olivet to Calvary” presented to Wesley United Church.
April 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jessie SELLARS, Western Bay.
April 11, 1936 NECROLOGY John VINICOMBE, formerly of this city, at Cambridge, Mass.
April 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Easter Musicale Holy Cross A.A.
April 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Charles HISCOCK, Winterton, 26.
April 12, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas Jenkins and Miss Frances Quinton, Trinity.
April 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Feildian Easter Dance at Field College Hall. “Ace High” presented at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall. Spencer Club held two card parties in afternoon and night, at Bishop Spencer College Hall. Premier Demerdzes of Greece, found dead in bed. Death due to stroke of apoplexy. Star of Sea Association Bell Island, held first re-union since 1928.
April 13, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sarah TARGETT. Lady GARNEAU, one of the directors of Gerneau, Ltd. of this city, at Quebec. Mrs. Agnes STEVENS, formerly of this city, at Hamilton, Ont. 39. Mrs. Mary HOUSE, Bonavista, 68.
April 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Ex-Premier and Senator Monsieur Cheron of France, died following operation for appendicitis, aged 69. Cathedral Men’s Bible class made presentation of pair candlestick, to Rev. J Brinton, in recognition of faithful service rendered the class. General meeting and election of officers Kirk Service Club. Semi-annual meeting of St. John’s Curling Club, and presentation of prizes at Newfoundland Hotel. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn, and Lt. Walwyn A. D. C. visited C. of E. Orphanages, also Allandale Nurseries, Cabot Tower, Pope’s Furniture Factory and Whiteway’s Nurseries.
April 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Eli GOODWIN, New Melbourne. Margaret MURPHY, Placentia, 18. Arthur HOBBS, Elliston, 80.
April 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD “All on account of Polly” presented at Wesley Lecture Hall by Wessley Star Mission Circle. Annual celebration for children under auspices of Tasker Celebration Committee, held in Bishop Feild Hall. Wanderers won over St. Bon’s 67-17 senior basketball. Celts defeated Guards 16-11. 4th St. John’s defeated Cougars 27-21, intermediate league. Mrs. W. Blackwood’s pupils presented “Alladin” at Pitts Memorial Hall.
April 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Rev. Sr. M Xavier O’CONNOR, Convent of Mercy, Military Road.
April 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting of Nail and Foundry Co. Prince Alfonse of Bourdon, and Sicily Infante of Spain, and nephew of ex-King Alfonso XIII, married at Vienna, to Princess Alice of Bourbon Parma, niece of ex-Empress Zita of Austria. Annual Card party in aid of Belvedere Orphanage, held at B. I. S. Club rooms. Irish-Newfoundland entertainment presented at Holy Name Hall.
April 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Amy Jane BARNES, Fogo. Mrs. Ida PEACH, Carbonear, 77.
April 16, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Lemuel Peddle aged 76, of Bristol Hope, lost his life when his residence was destroyed by fire.
April 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Terra Nova arrived in port with 20,866 seals. Press Communique of Commission of Government states that only three bodies will be recognized in connection with educational grants, namely, Church of England, Roman Catholic and United Church. Nearly 200 small shopkeepers attended meeting at S. U. F. Hall to protest Shop closing Act. Gymnastic squad of Community Centre, gave fine exhibition of drill gymnastics and pyramid building. Prof. A. M. Fraser, M.A. lectured to Board of Trade members on “Politics and Trade.” Wrestling season opened at Princes Rink. Mr. “X” defeated Tiger Rollins. Crescents defeated St. Bon’s 45-26. Feildians defeated Wanderers 46-42, senior basketball. C. L. B. won over Memorial team 31-15 intermediate basketball.
April 17, 1936 NECROLOGY John SNOW, Bay Roberts, 73.
April 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Lizzie SANSON, Winterton. Ella MORRIS.
April 18, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Daniel O’Donnel, of Outer Cove, passed away following kick by a horse.
April 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Wreckage sighted 33 miles West of St. Pierre, believed to be from schooner Julia Anders, missing since April 6th. Rev. J. W. O’Mara, B. A. lectured to Holy Cross L.A. on “A man as we know him.”
April 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Archibald Pitcher, 12 , of Winterton, seriously injured, and Reuben Stanford, 14 of Grates Cove, also injured by gasoline explosion, which occured at Grates Cove, while lighting a fire. Good Companions Club held Easter Dance. New Commissioner Hon. J. A. Winter, K.C. sworn into office at Government House. Presentation made to Mr. Lewis Brooks, who severs connection with firm of Job Bros., to take up farming with Mr. White at Stephenville. Members of T. A. Star, and K of C Clubs, met at T.A. Club Rooms, to present prizes won by T. A. Club in recent card tourney. 18th General meeting of the Newfoundland Graduate Nurses Association at Crosbie Hotel. Dr. W. Roberts spoke on “Obstetrics.” General strike declared by Arabs in Palestine. Holy Cross 1936 champions of the Inter-club bowling league. Crescents defeated Feildians 31-28. Memorial defeated C. L. B. 29-27 basketball.
April 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Pricilla EVANS, Winterton, 67.
April 20, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Bernard Callahan and Miss Hughina Gillis, West Corner Brook.
April 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor, opened 1936 exhibition of Newfoundland Society of Art, at Royal Stores Ltd. Building, Duckworth Street. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn, and Private Secretary, visited St. Mary’s Hall to see the Spring Fair. Lucy Harris, who was astray for 12 days near New Melbourn, had both feet amputated at General Hospital. Dinner, dance and card party at Newfoundland Hotel, to celebrate victory of Ayre & Sons Ltd. bowling team. Mr. C. E. Hunt K.C., addressed large audience at S. A. Citadel, New Gower Street, on “Life Unending Column.”
April 21, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Max King, 23 years old son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen King, Portugal Cove, lost his life by drowning, when he attempted to swim in company with his brother Cecil, to the shore of Portugal Cove, after their boat swamped.
April 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Edward BROPHY, 90. Katie FIRTH, 62. Ernest MORRIS, at Seattle Wash., 55. Edward PINHORN, Winterton, 17 months.
April 21, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Dr. J. A. T. Harrington and Miss Winifred Isobel Warn, of Harlow, Essex, England, at St. Thomas’s Church.
April 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dr. D. E. Robertson, and Alfred Seadding, rescued from Moose River Mine, Nova Scotia, by miners, after they had been entombed for 10 days. Body of Alfred Magil also recovered. Most successful re-union of Ex-Service men since the Armistice, held at Holy Name Hall. Bowrings Bros. victorious hockey team, tendered dinner at Octagon Hostelry.
April 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Elizabeth O’MARA, 85. Thomas GREEN, Winterton, 68. Ex-Sergt. Richard CLEARY, Placentia.
April 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Newfoundland order of Antlers and Radio Rogues, entertained patients at the Sanatorium. Salvation Army Citadel and contents at Burin, destroyed by fire. Pupils of Prince of Wales College, under direction of Mr. H. G. Christian, L. R. A. M., presented opera “Mikado” at Pitts Memorial Hall. Annual re-union Newfoundland Light and Power Co’s Employees Association at St. Mary’s Hall."
April 23, 1936 NECROLOGY George GOODYEAR, Monroe, 23.
April 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Beothic arrived in port with 23,886 seals. Factory employees of the Imperial Tobacco Co. (Nfld) Ltd., tendered complimentary dinner and card party to Miss Marion Stone, R. N. who is Nurse in charge of the welfare work of the Company. Miss Stone also presented with gift. 4th St. John’s defeated Guards 27-9, Celts defeated Antlers 23-21, intermediate basketball.
April 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Nelson CLARKE, North Sydney, 79. Leo F. GRIFFIN. Henry MOORES, Freshwaters. Frances MORGAN.
April 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. John’s experienced one of worst storms for winter season.
April 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Holy Cross L. A. 1935-36 session, closed with Rev. J. D. Savin as special speaker, subject “Recapitulation.” Mr. Justice Higgins addressed Antlers Club on “Keeping in Step.”
April 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Susannah TAYLOR, Carbonear, 64. George E. MORRIS, 18. Solomon NORMAN, Bell Island, 61.
April 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Election day passed off quietly in France, Popular front leaders being all elected on first ballot. Churches desecrated and religion hindered by Extremist Left Wing elements at Madrid. Formal closing of Night School at Star Hall. His Grace the Archbishop addressed pupils and presented prizes. Debating Club formed at Community Centre. Hope abandoned for safety of banker “Partanna” which left Grand Bank about the middle of March, to fish on the Western Banks, and not since reported. 21st anniversary of founding of Lodge St. Andrew No. 1139 S. C. A. F. and A. M., celebrated at Masonic Temple. St. Bon’s won both games inter-mediate basketball, defeating Feildians 23-13 and 22-21. 4th St. John’s troop champions. They defeated Celts 22-17. Fieldians defeated Crescents 36-35, Wanderers defeated Memorials 52-22 Senior Basketball.
April 27, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Wreckage found near Rose Blanche, believed to be from missing schooner “Julia A Anderson”. All hope of safety of vessel abandoned. Members of crew; Morgan Roberts, 22, Alexander Hatcher, 32 both unmarried, and Alfred Grant 25, married, and Captain Alex Chaisson.
April 27, 1936 NECROLOGY James WALSH, Witless Bay.
April 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD King Faud of Egypt passed away. Crown Prince only 16.
April 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. P HAYDEN, Carbonear, 77.
April 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New Fisheries Board appointed by Commission of Government, consists of Messrs R. Gushue, Chairman, J. T. Cheeseman and Henry King. Messrs Hawes & Co., (London Ltd.) and C. A. Moreria, appointed to represent Newfoundland trade in codfish in Portugal. Residence of Dr. O’Regan, Patrick Street, badly damaged by fire. Annual dinner Macdonald Fellowship Club. Sale of work and Tea under auspices of women’s Guild of George Street Church, opened by Lady Walwyn. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn R. N., visited Bavarian Brewery. Annual Communication of Dstrict Grand Lodge of England A. F. and A. M., held at Masonic Temple. Bill Duggan Gang gave entertainment at community Centre. “Spooky Tavern” presented at Auia Maxima. Wander defeated Crescents, 37-28. Feildians defeated Memorials 56-24, senior basketball.
April 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Martin ROWE, Trinity.
April 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Prize debate of grade VIII at St. Bon’s College: “Which is the most benefit to Newfoundland - land products or the sea, products,” won by speaker on the side of land. Master Hubert Halleran best debater. Entertainment at Gower St. Church Sunday School Hall. Special speaker, Rev. James McNeill. Easter Cantata, under direction of Mrs. J Boyd Baird. 14 men who started to work on “Marine Trader’ at wharf of Monroe Export Co., suspended from L. S. P. Union. Hon. W. J. Brown, addressed Rotary Club on “The Dangerous Age.” C. L. B. indoor sports.
April 30, 1936 NECROLOGY George Edward JOYCE, of Freshwater.

May 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Famous English Poet, A. E. Housman, died at Cambridge, 77. Canadian Finance Minister Dunning, presented his budget in Parliament, forecasting higher taxes and lower tariffs. Y. M. C. A. held May Dance and Bridge at Bishop Field College Hall. Fire at Rostellan did much damage. Trouble with L. S. P. U. settled. Employers’ association agreeing to recognize L. S. P. U. at Carbonear, if properly constituted. St. Bon’s championships in both section of basketball. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn, and Lt. Walwyn A. D. C. paid visit to various towns in Conception Bay.
May 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. M RYALL, Trinity. Norman CREWE, Elliston, 32.
May 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bank of Commerce won championship in Banker’s Bowling League. Fairchild monoplane, constructed for British Air Ministry, piloted by Capt. Douglas Fraser on board, landed at Quidi Vidi.
May 2, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body of Peter Walsh, 8 year old son of Mr. and Mrs William Walsh, French’s Cove, Bay Roberts, who disappeared December 12th, found by 16 year old Frank Parsons.
May 2, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Alice HARTERY. William STAMP, 65. Mrs. Sarah Jane GREENING, Port Blandford, 83.
May 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Myrtle MILLER, Portugal Cove, 13. Mrs. Levi AYLES, Bonavista, 68. Mrs. Harry EDWARDS, Lawn.
May 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Musical entertainment at Queen Theatre under auspices Newfoundland Order of Antlers. Cathedral Men’s Bible class, affiliated with Mission to Seamen, opened 44th annual Harbor and Wharf Mission.
May 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rioting in Addis Ababa, foreign legations attacked Emperor Heille Salassie and family leave for Haifa on board British warship. Wanderers won basketball championship for fourth successive year.
May 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Eliza DAWE, Cupids, 79. Richard CREWE, Elliston, 74.
May 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mussolini announced Abyssinian was ended. Italian flag flies over Addia Ababa Celebrations all over Italy. Annual Masonic Service on behalf of Tasker Education Fund, held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Prize debate at St. Bon’s College between Grade IX and the Commercial Class, won by affirmative. Messrs, M. S. Greene, B. J. Quigley, W. F. Summers, J. A. Mackenzie, C. MacDonald. Prize for best debater won by M. S. Green, commercial Class and C. MacDonald, Grade IX. Business Ladies Bowling league held Re-union at Sterling Restaurant.
May 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Seven families dismissed from Markland for insubordination. Normal conditions restored in Addia Ababa Giuseppe Bottai, former Governor of Rome, appointed Civil Governor. Officers of Church Lads Brigade held At Home in Spencer College Auditorium. Louis A. Brown of Bell island Elected President of the Nova Scotia Technical Society. Miss Caroline Parsons, formerly of Harbor Grace, won degree in Oratory at Stanley College, Boston.
May 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Eila May BUTCHER, 7 months. Robert SMALL, Lewisporte, 70.
May 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD The Negus Haile Selassie, and his retinue of 177 persons, arrived in Port Said onboard British cruiser Enterprise. State of Martial law proclaimed in Addis Ababa. Radio Rogues gave enjoyable entertainment at Community Centre. MacDonald Fellowship Club held election of officers. Mr. Charles E. Sundell, U. S. Vice-Consul, addresses Rotary Club, on “Peking, Ancient Capital of China.” His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Capt. Schwedt, R. N. visited premises of Steers Ltd.
May 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD “Back to the Farm” presented at Gower Street Church Hall. Citizens’ Safety League formed. Haile Selassie and family arrived in Jerusalem. Lady Walwyn paid visit to Presentation Convent. Basketball games for Lucy Harris Fund.
May 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Hugh CAMERON, J.P. Carbonear, 81. William J MORRIS, 16. Mrs. Alban RYAN, of Salmonier, at Chatham. Vivian MAIDMENT, Bonavista. Andrew FLEMING, Lamaline, 22.
May 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Severe snow storm swept over city.
May 9, 1936 NECROLOGY P. J GRIFFIN, Bacon Cove, 60. Mrs. John IVIMEY, Cupids, 63.
May 9, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William Gosling , Bonavista and Miss Alvina Crewe, of Elliston, at Elliston.
May 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Newfoundland Order of Antlers held musical at Queen Theatre, in aid of Lucy Harris Fund. Dwelling house and contents of Herbert Sexton, Port Blandford, destroyed by fire. Mother’s Day Service at Gower Street Church.
May 10, 1936 NECROLOGY William (Billie) RUSSELL, 23. Sr. Mary Gabrielle CARTER, at Convent of the Immaculate Conception, Bell Island.
May 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Abyssinia still considered League Member . Italian delegate left League session, in protest against presence of Abyssinia delegate. Registered Graduate Nurses Association held annual meeting. Announcement that three Newfoundlanders, Drs. Harry Roberts, G. Davis Tulk and Kelvin Marshall, appointed to General Hospital, as from June 3rd. Card party at Bishop Spencer College under auspices Spencer Club. Mr. Eric Pomeroy member of guards Football team, given presentation in honor of his marriage.
May 11, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. W. R. STIRLING at Change Islands. Mrs. Charles ARCHIBANLD, formerly of St. John’s, at Halifax, 83. Mrs. Elizabeth HARRIS, New Melbourne, 80.
May 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Newfoundland Branch of the Women’s Missionary Society of the United Church, opened 10th annual session at George Street Church. Father and Son Banquet held by Kirk Service Club in Presbyterian Hall.
May 12, 1936 NECROLOGY John Joseph MACKEY, native of Harbor Grace, at Halifax. Mrs. Thomas HIBBS, 27. John FLEMING Bonavista, 80.
May 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "S. S. Northern Ranger, in command of Capt. Dalton, arrived in port. Mr. Angus Reid addressed the Nfld Board of Trade on Save the Forest Week. George Pike of the Union Aerated Water Works, caught between the side of his truck and a telegraph pole at Bay Roberts, and badly squeezed. Brief ceremony marked operation of new traffic sign at Rawlins’ Cross. Mayor Carnell turned switch. Wanderers basketball team celebrated their success by a dinner dance at Donovan’s."
May 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Field Marshal Lord Allenoy, Commander in Chief of the Palestine Expeditionary Forces, died suddenly in London, 75. Austrian Government changed overnight. Leadership of State and the Fatherland Front, united in hands of Chancellor Schuschniss, who is War Minister. Vice-Chancellor Strahemberg retired. Capt. Jack Turner, Chief Forestry Officer, gave address on forest protection before Rotary Club. Closing session Nfld Branch Women’s Missionary Society.
May 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary LANNON, Harbor Main.
May 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Dr. Alexander P. MACKEY. Mrs. Alice PURCHASE, native of LaPoile, at Sydney, 56. Earle SIMMS, 17 months.
May 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Guatemela decided to withdraw from League of Nations. Barn dance at Bishop Field Hall a great success. Sergeant Tapper of the Fire Dept. fatally injured, when a motor cycle on which he was riding, collided with the Central Fire Hall. Exhibition of work held by pupils in various departments of the Prince of Wales College. Capt. T. Hounsell appointed to Northern Ranger, which will inaugurate a new coastal service, St. John’s - Battle Harbor - Humbermouth. Nfld Pharmacy Board held annual meeting.
May 15, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Jesse Abbott of Gambo, drowned at Glovertown, whilst driving wood.
May 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Great reception given Amy Mollison when she landed at Croydon, after having broken two records for flight in both directions from London to Capetown. Annexation of Abyssinia by Italy, ends. The appointing of Marshall Badoglio as Voceroy of Abyssinia, unanimously ratified by Italian session. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Capt. Schwerdt, Private Secretary and Lt. Walwyn, A. D. C. paid visit of inspection to the new steamer “Northern Ranger”.
May 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Monica LOCKYER, Lamaline.
May 16, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wilfred Hobbs and Miss Madge Coles, Elliston.
May 16, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Donald, 7 year old son of Capt. John Bragg, of the schooner “Marie Yvonne”, drowned at Port Union.
May 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Greek ex-premier Panagiote Tsaldavis, died suddenly.
May 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Florence (Reid) SAUNDERS. Lydia MARCH, of Old Perlican. Sergeant Albert TAPPER. Francis GLYNN, 81.
May 17, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Sergeant Albert Tapper of the Newfoundland Constabulary Fire Department, died following injuries received on the 15th, when riding a motor cycle.
May 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Remarkable account of manufacture of evidence, falsely implicating British firms in the supplying of Illegal ammunition to the Ethiopian forces, given by Mr. Anthony Eden. Firm W. and J Moores of Carbonear, closed down premises, pending satisfactory settlement of difference with L. S. P. U. of St. John’s. Memorial College Glee Club, under direction of Miss Eleanor Mews, L. T. C. M., gave enjoyable concert. U. S Senate ratified the 1936 London Naval Treaty.
May 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Joseph TORRAVILLE, formerly of Fogo, at Millertown. James MacPHERSON, Fogo, 90.
May 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Boy Scout Association at Government House.
May 19, 1936 NECROLOGY William B FRASER, 71. Mrs. Eliza PALMER, Heart’s Content, 57.
May 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Judicial inquiry into British budget ends. Anglo-Soviet Russian Naval discussion formally opened at the Foreign Office. Exhibition of dancing and elocution by pupils of Bishops Spencer College.
May 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Gordon Leslie MOYLES, Lewisporte, 7.
May 20, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph Whiffen of Bonavista, and Mrs. Amelia Hill of Elliston, at Elliston.
May 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Capt. Schwerdt, Private Secretary, and Lt. Walwyn, left on visit to inland towns. 33rd annual meeting of Longshoremen’s Protective Union. Mr. Samuel Harris, Foreman of Carnell’s Carriage Factory, given surprise party in honor of his birthday at S. U. F. Club Rooms. Sir John Hope Simpson delivered address to Club on “Newfoundland Assets other than fish.” Opening game Rugby series, Black Hawks defeated memorial 21-0. MacDonald Fellowship Club held “Amateur Hour” among members."
May 21, 1936 NECROLOGY James WALSH, 51.
May 21, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Harry Petite, and Henry Fiander of English Harbor West, drowned when their motor boat sank.
May 21, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frank Cake, Lamaline, E., and Miss Minnie Snooks, of Point aux Gaul, at Lamaline.
May 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. J. H. Thomas resigned as Secretary of State for the Colonies. Decision taken because way his name and private affairs were used in connection with alleged budget leakage. Annual meeting Murray Pond Club members. Annual meeting Terra Nova Tennis Club. Annual meeting Parishioners of St. Thomas Church.
May 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emily Kearney WADDEN.
May 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hon. W. R. Howley, Commissioner for Justice, entertained visiting Magistrates at dinner at Newfoundland Hotel.
May 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Sergeant Joseph SQUIRES, Manuels. Alex ABBOTT, Mockbegger, Bonavista, 72.
May 24, 1936 NECROLOGY William Patrick O’CONNELL, 8. Joseph DUNPHY, Renews.
May 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Official opening Co-operative Store at Pouch Cove. King Edward spent more than three hours in tour inspection of the liner “Queen Mary.” Annual State Convention of Knight of Columbus. George Guest of the Southside, suffered broken leg, when his motor cycle overturned near Victoria park. Mr. And Mrs. James March, Northern Bay, celebrated Golden Anniversary of their wedding."
May 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Patrick Francis CAHILL, 9. Mrs. Kate BUTLER, Shoal Hr. Isabella BAKER, Ellistone, 78. Thomas OATS, Southside, Carbonear, 75.
May 25, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS General Manager C. W. Clark of the General Airways Ltd. and four of a mining party, killed in an aeroplane crash near Amos Quebec.
May 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bungalow of Mr. Gordon Higgins on Salmonier Road, destroyed by fire. Avalon Yachting Club held election of officers.
May 26, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. Lucy Cole, 66, Conception Harbor, found drowned in well near her home.
May 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Sidney SMITH, formerly of this city at Milton, Mass. Dr. M. J. MOONEY, well known in Newfoundland, passed away in a Tokyo Hospital, 63.
May 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Elijah FOLLETT, Western Bay, 74.
May 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD W. G. Ormsby Gore, appointed Colonial Secretary, in place of J. H. Thomas, resigned. Rescue parties found Wm. Whittle and Gerald Evans, about two miles from Shoal Bay. They had been astray for three days and four nights. Romilly Boy singers gave splendid performance at Pitts Memorial Hall. MacDonald Fellowship Club annual meeting. Rotary Club election of officers. Members of Community Centre presented address to Mr. D. J. Van Hommell, retiring Manager, on eve of his departure for his home in Montreal. Jubilee Guild organized at Flatrock.
May 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth DUNN, Bonavista, 82.
May 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sarraut Cabinet held its last Council of Ministers. His Excellence the Governor and Lady Walwyn, returnes to City after visiting Grand Falls, Bishops Falls, Botwood, Badger, Millertown and Buchans. Mr. W. H. Peters, retiring Superintendent of Gower St. United Church Sunday School, tendered address and presentation by officers and teachers. Annual indoor sports 1st St. John’s Troop Boy Scouts at C. L. B. Armory. Feildian Athletic Grounds Association held annual meeting.
May 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Mary Ellen (Nellie) SOUTHCOTT.
May 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Chancellor Hitler unveiled memorial to German sailors who fell in the war. Mr. J. C. Steele, Physical Director, presented with address by members at Community Centre. Mr. H. J. Russell, General Manager of the Railway, returned from England.
May 30, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annia NORRIS, Trinity.
May 31, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Julia HORWOOD. Julia HANNAH, Kelligrew. Aaron STONE, 63.

June 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Cunard White Star liner “Queen Mary”, entered New York on her maiden voyage, failing to make speed record, being less than an hour slower than the Normandie. “On the downs of Ferryland” presented at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall. Fourth annual meeting Dunfield held at Canon Wood Hall. Annual banquet young People’s Society, Gower St. United Church.
June 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Committee of Enquiry fails to exonerate J. H. Thomas, late Colonial Secretary. Annual General meeting Nfld. Automobile Association. Argentina requests immediate meeting of League of Nations in Plenary session.
June 2, 1936 NECROLOGY David TUCKER, St. Phillips, 75.
June 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, arrived in England. King received warm welcome when on informal visit to Duchy of Corwall. 350,000 workers on strike in Paris. Flannel dance at B. I. S. Club Rooms. Schooner Eilen L Maxner, got out of control, when Captain Pomeroy fell overboard off Brigus lighthouse. Captain rescued with some difficulty. Annual sport day St. Bonaventure’s College. Bishop Spencer College Annual Sports Day.
June 3, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Richard Tibbo, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Tibbo, of Brown’s Cove, T.B., drowned whilst hauling net.
June 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Nellie Christina KNIGHT, 28.
June 3, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Eric Carlton Sinclair and Miss Clare Elizabeth Colyer.
June 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rotarian H. B. Quarton, addressed Rotary Club on “Finland.” S. S. Fort Amherst, went aground off “Martha’s Vineyard”, Long Island Sound, and was much damaged. Passengers taken off. His Excellency the Governor reviewed 120 men of the Constabulary, including Mounted Police and Firemen, at Fort Townshend.
June 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth ABBOT, Bonavista.
June 4, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Rev. Canon A. B. S. Sterling and Mrs. Elsa May Carson.
June 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Canton Chinese Government would war with Japan. Annual Mother and Daughter banquet of the junior Division of the Newfoundland Girls in Training. U. C. College Pupils and Mr. Christian, Miss Oates, and Miss Brookes, gave entertainment.
June 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Louis (O’Toole) MOORE, formerly of Conception Harbor, at New York. William MIFFLIN, Bonavista, 79.
June 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S.S. Magnhild, loaded with live stock, produce and coal for St. John’s, hit Mistaken Point, and is total wreck. Lady Walwyn, entertained Brownie Packs of the City at Government House.
June 6, 1936 NECROLOGY James A LEAHEY.
June 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs Jessie HORWOOD. Michael Joseph EMBERLY, 11.
June 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Imperial Airways plane C. F. – A. V. C. landed in field near Ropewalk.
June 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Leftist French Government, announced that industrial workers and employees had come to terms, ending the greater part of France’s strike, in which nearly one million employees walked out. White Paper issued in London, stated that Great Britain is unable to pay war debts. Reception by the Feildian Ladies’ Association, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph R. Wood, attended by Old Feildians, their mothers, and wives. Mr. Wood is retiring as head of Feild College, after many years of service. Dr. Macpherson addressed Newfoundland Graduate Nurses’ Association on “Basal .Metabolism.” Opening game of football series C. L. B. defeated Holy Cross 2-1.
June 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Charley RUSSELL, 32.
June 8, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Terrible disaster accompanied by loss of life and serious injury to number of people, took place at Bucharest, when a grandstand on which 3,000 people were assembled, collapsed.
June 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, accompanied by Lt. Walwyn, visited Harbor Grace. Members of George St. United Church Women’s Guild, assembled to bid farewell to Mrs. (Rev.) L Curtis, who leaves shortly for Corner Brook. Three members of the crew “Shulamite”, Edgar Simms, Jack Parsons, and Harold Vallis, suffering serious burns, sustained when fat on galley stove boiled over. Scout Commissioner Capt. H. C. Mayo, R. B. County Scout Commissioner for Dorset England, arrived in city to conduct first Gilwell Camp. Visited Rovers Cabin on Three Pond Barrens and “Trails End.” Members of Children of Mary Society, presented address and silver service to Miss Helen Curtin, Hon. President, on occasion of her approaching marriage. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn and Lt. Walwyn, visited Carbonear.
June 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Phoebe,WATERMEN, Fogo, 77.
June 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Liner “Queen Mary” docked at Southampton at end of her first journey across the Atlantic. Duke of Gloucester called at house in Kensington, where Emperor of Ethiopia is staying incognito, while in London. Opening session 12th Conference of the United Church of Canada, Rev. Samuel Baggs elected President. Graduation Ceremony Memorial University College. Diplomas and prizes presented by Lady Walwyn.
June 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Reuben SEXTON, Bonavista.
June 10, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body of Charles Marks, 75, Newfoundlander, found underneath upturned boat at Lewis Lake, Halifax.
June 10, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Augustus Walsh and Miss Myrtle Moore.
June 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sir Alfred Butt and Mr. J. H. Thomas, resigned their seats in House of Commons. Marshal Badoglio resigned from office of Viceroy of Abyssinia, and Marshal Graziani appointed in his stead. Senior Jubilee Scholarship of Memorial University College, won by J. J. Quinlan, of Grand Falls, ex-pupil of St. Bon’s College. United Church College Sports. Annual sports St. Patrick’s Hall. M. Louis A Taschereau resigned, after holding office as Prime Minister of Quebec for 15 years. Special anniversary service held at Gower St. Church.
June 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Strike situation in Paris improved. Nearly all cafes, restaurants, and hotels, again open. Agreement reached between the Oporto Gremio and the Newfoundland Fisheries Board, re sale of Newfoundland fish. Anchor liner “California” reported taking crew of Vivian” into Halifax following collision. Feildians won over Guards one goal to nil. Fish and Games Association held election of officers. 10th annual Conference of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland opens. Annual meeting of C. of E. Orphanage. Debate for M. C. L. I. prize by pupils of Prince of Wales College, won by John Candish and Sylvia Wilanshy."
June 12, 1936 NECROLOGY H. William WINTER, Clarkes Beach, 71.
June 12, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body of Jesse Abbott of Middle Brook, Gambo, who was drowned at Mollyguajeck Falls, recovered.
June 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Paris workers paraded streets of Paris to celebrate victory. M. Van Zeeland succeeded in forming new Belgium Cabinet. Members of United Church Conference, guests of the Ladies of Gower St. United Church, at banquet. Hon. J. C. Puddester, Commissioner for Public Health and Welfare, tendered complimentary banquet at Nfld Hotel, to the very Rev. James Endicott D. D. L. L. D. His Excellency the Governor attended as well as Hon. Sir John Hope Simpson, Hon. E. N. R. Trentham, the President of the Conference, Rev. S. Baggs, Rev. Dr. Watson of Pine Hill, Rev. Prof. Shaw of Toronto, and a number of other Clergymen and prominent laymen. Annual prize day St. George’s School.
June 13, 1936 NECROLOGY William Henry TUCKER, 83.
June 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Thomas Francis HALL, 36.
June 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Complete stoppage of work in Belgian collieries. 145,000 miners out on strike, 25,000 of engineering trade idle. Swedish Cabinet under premiership of Social Democrat Hanson, resigned. Edward John Carnell, Austin Cockayne, B.A. and John Ford Sherron, ordained to the Ministry of the United Church at Gower St. Church. Mount Cashel and B. I. S. Football teams split honors, each securing 2 goals.
June 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Thomas SKIFFINGTON, Bonavista, 83.
June 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Wilfred and Mrs. Gaetz, who are leaving by S. S. Nova Scotia for Norway to attend a Sunday School conference, presented with gift of money by members of Gower St. Congregation. 32nd session of the Diocesan Synod of Newfoundland, opened. Rev. Dr. Falconer, distinguished Church visitor, gave lecture at Pitts Memorial Hall on “Michael Angelo and his Religious Art.“ Holy Cross football team defeated Feildians 4–1. Annual conference United Church closed.
June 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Joseph BOWE, The Goulds.
June 16, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR L Stan Ryan and Miss Helen Curtin.
June 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Douglas BAYLY. Mrs. Fanny BUTT, Canaille, Bonavista, 57. Mrs. Mary LAMBERT, Lead cove, 75.
June 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Knight of Columbus held card party, supper and dance at Donovan’s. French Trawler Spitzbergen, caught fire at St. Pierre, and is total loss. Rev. Dr. MacKennon, Principal Pine Hill College, Halifax, gave address to Rotary Club on “The Unforeseen Factor.” Closing exercises St. Bride’s College, Littledale. King Daughters Four Fold Group at Gower St. United Church, held annual Mother and Daughter banquet.
June 17, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ronald N Goobie and Miss Mary Mercedes Condon.
June 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Before crowed House of Commons, Foreign Secretary Mr. Anthony Eden, announced that His Majesty’s Government will recommend lifting of sanctions. Maxim Gorkl, well know Russian author, passed away after prolonged illness. Enjoyable dance T. A. Club Rooms. Annual Sport at Holy Cross School. Postponed Bishop Feild College Sports held. Mount Cashel football team defeated C. L. B. 1-0.
June 18, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James Rodgers of this city and Miss Loretta Mary Vallis, of Ramea, at Ramea.
June 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Three Lectures by Dr. Watson Paleoner and Shaw, brought to close Seminary at Gower St. Church. French support to British Government, in demanding the raising of sanctions against Italy, announced. Closing exercises of Holloway School at Pitts Memorial Hall. Closing session Diocesan Synod. Annual Arbor Day Festival United Church Orphanage, opened by Lady Walwyn. His Grace Archbishop presided at closing exercises of Triduum. Max Schmeling defeated Joe Louis in 4th round.
June 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Rev. Dr. Samuel Parkes Cadman, Pittshurg, N. Y., 71. Theresa Jackman, Bell Island.
June 19, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Jack Westbury Bartle and Miss Dorothy Fletcher at Grand Falls.
June 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Explosion in Laboratory of Madam Curie in Paris, did much damage to valuable instruments.
June 20, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR A. G. Swyers and Miss D Harris, Bonavista.
June 21, 1936 NECROLOGY J Joseph CROKE.
June 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD One of most prominent figures in German Foreign Office, State Secy. Bernhard Wilheim Von Buelow, passed away, 55. Annual Missionary Service for Children held at C. of E. Cathedral. Presentation made to Jim Callanan, at the B. I. S. Club rooms, in token of his service as Treasurer and Chairman respectively, of the L. and A. Committee.
June 22, 1936 NECROLOGY "Ella MORECOMBE. Mrs. Jane CHAFE. John Sheppard EARLE, 30. Margaret WALSH, Holyrood, 21. Aaron GREEN Winterton."
June 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Lemuel Conard, Mate of the Banker Delawanna, died suddenly after the Banker had anchored at Calvert. Enjoyable dance at T. A. Club Rooms. Members of B. I. S. football team bade farewell and good luck, to Jim Callanan, a prominent member of that team for a number of years, who is leaving to take up new duties at Moncton, N. B. "
June 22, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wallace Hobbs and Miss Hazel Fry, Charleston.
June 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Statement of French Foreign Policy, made by Prime Minister Blum and Foreign Minister Delbas, says French want peace for all, and with all Nations. Canadian Parliament sent felicitations to King Edward on his Birthday. Italo-Abyssinian dispute, and its effect on the League of Nations, debated in House of Commons, and Labor Party moved vote of censure. Banquet tendered to Rev. J W. and Mrs. Windsor, by U. C. congregation of Bauline.
June 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Michael HANNON, Bonavista, Stanley OATES, Carbonear, 11. Mary MORRISSEY, Bell Island, 77.
June 23, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR David E. Abbott, Newman’s Cove and Miss Alice Templeman, Bonavista at Bonavista.
June 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Threats of Civil war in China revived, Southern troops advance into Hunan. Installation of officers Avalon Lodge No. 776. Feildian football team won, over C. L. B., 3-1. His Excellency the Governor, paid official visit to Harbor Main.
June 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Agnes J HALLEY. Harold G. NORMAN, of Bay Roberts, Probationer of the United Church, passed away at Come-by-Chance Hospital.
June 24, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Eric Roy Budgen and Miss Marion Agnes Halliday. John Farrell and Miss Catherine Mary Eagan.
June 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opening session of Jubilee Congress of the Salvation Army at No.1 Citadel. Mr. Leslie Holmes, Canadian Baritone, gave delightful recital at Pitts Memorial Hall. Hon. Thomas Lodge, Commissioner for Public Utilities, accompanied by Mrs. Lodge, arrived back from abroad. Football game between Holy Cross and B. I. S. teams, ended in draw 2-2. G. W. V. A. day at Rotary Club. Major F. Marshall , President, gave address.
June 25, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body of James Fitzgerald, aged 49, former Newfoundlander, found on bottom of 60 foot cliff at Glace Bay. Abel Chislett, 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Chislett, of Islington, accidently drowned in pond, whilst on raft.
June 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Gordon HISCOCK, Winterton, 39. Thomas A SKINNER. Anthony REDMOND, 18. Mark PIKE.
June 25, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wilfred Ellis Peters and Miss Gertrude Maude White. Joseph Lander, Bonavista and Miss Frances Strickland of Newman’s Cove, at Bonavista.
June 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Negus cheered by large crowds, when he left London for Geneva, to attend League Conference. Old Feildians gather at dinner at Newfoundland Hotel, to do honor to R. R. Wood, B. A., who after 28 years as Headmaster of Bishop Feild College, has retired. Mr.Wood given presentation. Hon. E. N. R. Trentham, presented Budget before representatives of Board of Trade. Clayton Mugford, 11 of Clark’s Beach, suffered from gunshot wounds, sustained when Mr. Thos. Anthony, residing on Hodgewater Line, fired a gun at what he thought was a dog, but which proved to be injured boy.
June 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Catherine DOOLEY. Thomas WHELAN
June 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Nicaragua, following example of other South American States, withdraws from League of Nations.
June 27, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Michael S Carroll and Miss Mary Rose, Placentia.
June 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Commissioner John McMillan delivered address in connection with the Golden Jubilee of the Salvation Army in Newfoundland, at Pitts Memorial Hall. Residence of Dr. Mosdell, Waterford Road, damaged by fire. First Gilwell Training Camp for Scouters officially opened at Donovan’s, by Capt. H. C. Mayo, O.B.E., R. N.
June 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs Charlotte STRICKLAND, 26.
June 28, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. Charlotte Strickland, wife of Mr. William Strickland of this city, passed away at Bay Roberts, 12 hours after car in which was riding, fell over a 12 foot bank, coming to a standstill.
June 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hugh Butler, of Port Rexton T. B. seriously injured as result of lunger piercing his body, when his horse bolted and dragged him through a fence. B. I. S. football team won over C. L. B. by score 3 to nil.
June 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Edna Lillis (Allen) HANDCOCK, at Topsail. Abraham MARTIN, Harbor Grace, 70. Annie May BUTTON, Lead Cove, 4.
June 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Directors of Bowrings Bros., Ltd., gave dinner, followed by cards and dancing, at Newfoundland Hotel, to celebrate 125th anniversary of the establishment of Benjamin Bowring. Opening of the League of Nations Assembly at Geneva. Dr. Benes resigned as President, replaced by Belgian Premier. Emperor Haile Selassie placed country’s plight before Assembly. Residence of Patrick Mcdonald at Mitchell Brook, Salmonier, destroyed by fire. St. Patrick’s Hall choir boys held outing at Logy bay.
June 30, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Clayton Bouzan, 8 years, lost his life by drowning in Exploits River.
June 30, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William Somerton and Miss Margaret Jackman, Bell Island. John Sweeney, and Miss Bridget Jackman, Bell Island.

July 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Gloucester’s widely know racing fishing Skipper, Capt. Clayton E. Morressey passed away, aged 62. Exciting series matinee horse race at Bella Vista Fair Grounds.
July 1, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Dr. Patrick O’Donnell Gallagher, Ranelgah, Dublin, Ireland, and Miss Mary Comerford. Eliakin Randell and Sinn Boone, Lewisporte.
July 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opening session of Summer School at Memorial University College. Over 300 teachers in attendance. Mr. Reuben F. Horwood, elected President of Rotary Club for ensuing year. Holy Cross Football team defeated Guards 2-1.
July 2, 1936 NECROLOGY Issiah COLE, Ellistone.
July 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Presentation of diplomas and prizes St. France’s Parish.
July 3, 1936 NECROLOGY William BULL.
July 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Resolution to raise sanctions adopted by League Assembly. Resolution to make loan to Abyssinia rejected. New Cabinet formed in Bulgaria. Giant air liner Hindenburg, passed over St. John’s, on her way to Germany from New York."
July 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Memorial Day solemnly observed at both National and Sergeants War Memorials.
July 5, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS James Melrose, noted Canadiar flier, and Col. Alex George Campbell, killed instantly when their plane crashed into a field at Melbourne.
July 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jessie ENGLISH, of Carbonear, 49. James MOORE, 49.
July 5, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Morley Honason Coish, of Stag harbor and Miss Greta Beatrice Rowe, of Seldom, at Stage Harbor.
July 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Susan SQUIRES, Chamberlains, 9. Mrs. Elisabeth Ann Dixon SCOTT, 82.
July 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sanctions Committee decided that sanctions will be raised on July 15. Rival political factions clashed in streets of Madrid. Several dead and twelve injured. C. L. B. football team defeated Guards 1-0. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn and Lt. Walwyn, left on visit to West Coast.
July 6, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Kenneth Walker Fraser, of Pembroke, Ont. and Miss Florence Emily Randell of this city.
July 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Record heat wave in Middle West. Temperature over 100 for 5 days. More than 200 deaths reported. Holy Cross team defeated Mt. Cashel 1-0.
July 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Teresa HAMLYN, 71.
July 7, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR David Walley, Indian Civil Service, of Cheltenham, England and Miss Rosemary Twells Watson, of this city.
July 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "46th anniversary of great fire which destroyed nearly half of St. John’s. Announced in House of Commons that question of recent flights over England, by the German airship Hindenburg, will be taken up with the German Government. Inspection of the Royal Air Force Stations by the King, accompanied by the Duke of York, was first occasion of British Monarch had paid such an aerial tour. Gower Street Sunday School annual picnic at Mount Pearl. St. Thomas’s Sunday School picnic at Martin’s Field, Torbay Road. Annual outing employees White Clothing Co., at Donovan’s. Rotary Club began operations for “Sunshine Camp” to be erected off Thorburn Road, for under-nourished and ailing children of the city. Marquess of Harrington, Under-Secretary for the Dominions, gave house of Commons encouraging report of the financial progress in Newfoundland. Scot Leader Training course at Donovan’s officially closed."
July 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Ann SPARKES, 83. Denis TRAINOR, Fermeuse. Minnie CREWE, Elliston, 14½.
July 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Executive of Oporto Gremio tendered resignation. Owing to cancellation of orders for iron ore, No. 2 Mine on Bell Island closed, throwing 325 men out of work. Guards football team won first game in series when they defeated Feildians 2-1.
July 9, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Cecil G. Peters and Miss Edna Sexton, Springdale.
July 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Charlie ROSE, Grand Bank, 90. Thomas NORRIS, Witless Bay, 20. Ellen Ann NORRIS, Witless Bay.
July 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Drought losses in United States amounted to over $300,000,000, while fatalities neared the 400 mark. Duke of Kent aeroplane, piloted by Capt. Percival, won elementry contest in King’s Cup Race. Holy Cross football team defeated C. L. B. 1-0.
July 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Announcement of agreement between Germany and Austria to restore relationships. Residence and contents, owned by Capt. Henry Bradley of Marystown, destroyed by fire. Religious Reception and Profession at Littledale.
July 11, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. T. P. SMITH. Alex W MEWS. Frederick C GRANT, 62.
July 12, 1936 NECROLOGY William H KENNEDY, Harbor Grace, 63.
July 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Lodges of the Orange Order celebrated this day, by attending Divine Service at St. Thomas’s Church. Religious Reception and Profession, Presentation Convent, Cathedral Square.
July 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Fire destroyed entire settlement of Hardrock, near Ontario. Annual Outing Newfoundland Order of antlers held at Donovan’s.
July 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Eight different forest fires reported during past two days. Mount Cashel and B. I. S. football teams played to a 2 goal draw.
July 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Edmund SNOW, 81.
July 14, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Eugene McCarthy, 74, of Carbonear, accidently killed when truck in which he was a passenger.[sic]
July 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Holy Cross football team defeated Guards 1-0. P. G. Black Chapter, L. O. A., of Newfoundland, met in annual session at Lewisporte.
July 15, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Seven persons killed, when a passenger plane of the Czechoslovakian Air Transport Co., crashed shortly after leaving Laiback in Belgrade.
July 15, 1936 NECROLOGY George CHANT.
July 15, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Roy C. B. Mercer and Miss Phylis Clayton Cousens.
July 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD When the King was presenting new colors to the Six Battalions of the Guards in Hyde Park, a man with loaded revolver, pushed his way in front of crowd. No shots were fired. The man, George Andrew Mahen, a Journalist, was arrested. 5,000 pilgrims left Canada to attend unveiling of memorial at Vimy Ridge. Mount Cashel and C. L. B. football teams played to scoreless draw. Capt. Mayo, O. B. E. delivered address to Rotary Club, subject “What about the Boy Scouts.” Provincial Grand Orange Lodge of Newfoundland opened 65th annual session at Lewisporte.
July 16, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Ralph, 6 year old son of Reuben Martin, Bunyan’s Cove, accidently drowned.
July 16, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Sergt. Edward LeDrew Martin and Miss Marjorie Gertrude Barker. Michael McCarthy and Miss Bertha McCarthy , Renews.
July 16, 1936 NECROLOGY John BAMBRICK. Garrett KAVANAGH. Capt. George MILES, Bonavista, 82.
July 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD King received in audience at Buckingham Palace, Vice-Admiral Sir Harold Brown, leader of 6,000 Canadian pilgrims, who were at the unveiling of the memorial at Vimy. Rev. Fr. Adalbert, formerly of Ottawa, Missionary in Ethiopia, killed when Mission Station was pillaged. B. I. S. football team defeated Feildians 3-0. New quarters for education and Scout work, underneath Episcopal Library, opened by His Grace the Archbishop.
July 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Thomas MASON, native of St. John’s, at New Waterford, 57. Capt. Adolphus MOREY, died on board schooner Linda Tibbo, whilst en route from Codroy. Stephen Rendell MARCH, 86.
July 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Dr. T. B. Darby celebrated Golden Jubilee of his admission to the Ministry of the Methodist Church in 1886. P. G. Lodges, L. O. A. and L. O. B .A. end annual session at Lewisporte.
July 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Theresa JACKMAN, Bell Island.
July 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spain, for months torn between the Right and Left parties, in throes of Civil War. Premier and 4 Ministers resign. Annual Requiem Mass at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
July 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Announced that Leonard C Hawco, Rhodes Scholar of Newfoundland, now at Oxford University, led law school of Exeter College, in final examination for degree of B. A. Mount Cashel football team defeated Guards 2 to nil. Rev. Daniel Quinn, S. J. New York, conducting retreat for Catholic Clergy at St. Bride’s College Littledale.
July 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Wilson BAYLEY, Bonavista, 11. Walter KNIGHT, formerly of St. John’s, at Windsor, Ont. 55. Mrs. Margaret HARTERY, 46.
July 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 500 dead and 3,000 wounded in Spanish uprising. Government forces claiming success. Armed columns of workers and peasants massed in defense of Madrid. Fire Sergt. Wm. Walsh suffered fractured jaw, and his wife fractured leg, as result of cycle leaving road and crashing into tree on Topsail Road. New race boat “Buttercup” donated by Crosbie and Co., launched at Quidi Vida lake. “Freedom” donated by Ayre & Sons Ltd., and christened by Mrs. Harold Ayre, also launched. B. I S. football team defeated C. L. B. 2-0.
July 21, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS General Sanjurgo, prime mover in Spanish revolt, burned to death when a plane in which he and pilot Anslade took off from Casoes, crashed and burst into flames.
July 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Eugene McCARTHY, Carbonear, 70. J. E. VATCHER, native of Burgeo, at North Sydney, 49. Capt. Robert G PIKE, 76.
July 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spanish Government fighting desperately on all fronts to prevent rebel troops reaching Capital. Annual garden party in aid of Church of England Orphanage. Annual outing of the Railway Employees Welfare Association at Donavon’s. Annual outing of the Newfoundland Light and Power Co. employees at Octagon. Official opening Avalon Yacht Club at Long Pond. C.B. Fire did much damage to icehouse belonging to E. Berrigan at Kent’s Pond. Mrs. Martha Greenslade, 86, residing at Foxtrap, badly injured when struck by motor car. Terra Nova Tennis Club won 3 to 5 matches from Riverdale Tennis Club.
July 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bitter civil war still raging in Spain. Death toll estimated at 25,000. Mr. James Constantine rescued 8 year old boy from drowning, when he jumped into the water of the Harbor, and caught him just as he was going down. Col. and Mrs. Lindbergh given welcome on visit to Berlin. His Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn and Lt. Walwyn A. D. C., returned to City, having concluded a series of official visits to point in Bay of Island and Deer Lake. Football game between team from the R. T. A. Celerol and City, won by City 10-1.
July 23, 1936 NECROLOGY William DICK at Grenock, 63. John O’BRIEN, 86.
July 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD All visitors rushing to escape from Spain. Two men killed though under protection of American flag. British, French, Italian, United States and Germany warships, standing by to aid Nationals. Holy Cross football team won from Feildians 1-0.
July 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Allan DOMINEY, Bonavista. Thomas MOULAND, Bonavista. Frank MISKILL, 67.
July 24, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Eric, six year old son of Uriah Noftall, of Mulley’s Cove, B. D. V., drowned when he fell over bank near his home.
July 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Hugh Bastow, of Harvey & Co.’s Steamship department, and Mrs. Bastow, celebrated 25th anniversary of their wedding day. Announced His Excellency the Governor, had graciously consented to permit the Hospital at Come-by-Chance, which was opened recently, to be called “Walwyn” Hospital. Provincial elections in Manitoba. No party secured majority and Government held on to office.
July 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Louis MIVELLE.
July 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary D PIKE, formerly of Grand Falls. John WHITTEN, 67. Mrs. Elizabeth POWERS, Truro. Mrs. Jacob WEYMOUTH, Grand Bank, 77. Mrs. Jane HOWELL, Carbonear.
July 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Clyde Lake, their daughter, and niece, suffered injuries, when their car was in collision with one driven by H. Budgen on Placentia Road. King Edward VIII unveiled War memorial at Vimy Ridge.
July 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Savage scenes in street of Spanish cities. British refugees reported seeing Priests and Fascists, shot by children in the streets. Mr. Anthony Eden reviewed foreign situation, in long and important speech in the House of Commons. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Captain Schwerdt, R. N., Private Secretary, left on S. S. Scarborough for cruise of South Coast. Opening games Junior Football League, Holy Cross defeated Guards, B. I. S. won over C. L. B.
July 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 1936 Convention of the Newfoundland Teachers’ Association opened in Memorial College. Bill Lynch’s Circus, under auspices G. W. V. A., formally opened at Buckmaster’s Field.
July 28, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Edward Brennan, 22, lost his life by drowning, whilst swimming in Captain’s Pool, near Kilbride.
July 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 6,000 Canadian pilgrims entertained at garden party at Buckingham Palace. Garden Party and Regatta held at Kent’s Pond in aid of Parish of Portugal Cove. Crowds gathered at Quidi Vida Lake to witness ceremony of launching of new boats. “Red Cross” donated by Bowring Brothers, and “Royalist,” donated by Royal Stores Ltd., also swimming meet. The boats were christened by Miss Bowring and Miss McPherson, respectively. Terra Nova Tennis Club defeated Riverdale, 4 matches to one.
July 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Statement on proposed trans-Atlantic air Service, made in House of Commons. Hon. Thomas Lodge, C. B., Commissioner for Public Utilities, addressed the Rotary Club on Land Settlement.
July 30, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Elizabeth Connors, 19, of Pearce Avenue, became exhausted whilst swimming in Mundy Pond, and sank 30 feet from shore.
July 31, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD G. A. McMahon, who on July 16th, created an incident at the time of the Royal procession, appeared in Bow St. Police Court. Nearly 2,000 children, accompanied by Guards Band, took part in parade, conducted by Mammy’s Bakery. M. A. Alembic, total wreck at Cape Freels. Lord Tweedsmuir and President Roosevelt, hand clasping, pledged anew the old friendship, between Canada and the United States.
July 31, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Roy Clarke, 18 of Springdale, drowned whilst swimming in Indian River. Alice Baker, 12, daughter of Mrs. James Baker, Grand Falls Station, accidently drowned at Little Rushy Pond.

August 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. K O. Elderkin resigned as General Manager of the International Power and Paper Company of Newfoundland. Summer School picnic at Mount Pearl Park.
August 1, 1936 NECROLOGY James Robert ALLEN, formerly of Topsail, at Seattle. James T MARTIN.
August 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD France asks ban on arms shipments to Spain and submit note on non-intervention. Closing session Newfoundland Teachers’ Convention. Officers and Executive elected for 1936-1937. Colonel Lindbergh and his wife arrived at Copenhagen from Berlin. Rev. A. Allison Rogers, B. A. B. D. inducted as Minister of George Street United Church.
August 2, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elphine (Butler) NORMAN. John D COLEMAN, Badger.
August 2, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Eli Kennedy, 35, coal miner and former resident of Foxtrap, drowned when he fell overboard from a harpooner’s stand, off a sword-fishing vessel.
August 2, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Eric G. White, of this city and Miss Carol M Atz, of Orange, N.J.
August 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Catholic Teachers attended special religious function at Aula Maxima, arranged as a conclusion to series of lectures on Catholic Education, delivered by Rev. Philip J Clarke, S. J. Addresses also delivered by His Grace the Archbishop, and Rev. P. J. Kennedy. Installation of officers Premier Encampment, No. 1, I. O. O. F. Opening game in Tennis Tournament for Lever Cup and Nfld. Open Tennis Championship.
August 3, 1936 NECROLOGY William PIKE, Grand Bank, 30.
August 3, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Donald Cacear, aged 30 , of Burin, member of crew of schooner “Julie Opp”, drowned whilst sword fishing near Scaterie.
August 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Harry EVANS, Grand Bank, 56.
August 5, 1936 NECROLOGY William J PHILLIPS, of Roche, Cornwall, England, at Millertown.
August 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD American Federation of Labor Executive voted to suspend ten unions, affiliated with the John Lewis Committee, for Industrial organization. Closing exercises of Summer School for 1936. Annual Regatta most successful for many years. Sir Christopher Bullock, Permanent Secretary of the Air Ministry, and member of the Air Council, dismissed from the Civil Service. S. P. A. Regatta Dance at the Newfoundland Hotel.
August 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Michael Francis GREEN, Placentia.
August 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Star Boat Club dinner at Robinson’s, Donovan’s. Rotarion Walter B Clouston delivered report on proceeding at the International Convention, which he recently attended at Atlantic City, at weekly luncheon. War Minster, Gen. Luis Castello, and his chief Aides, resigned from Spanish Cabinet. House of Gus Crane, Hell Hill, destroyed by fire. Rev. Wilfred and Mrs. Gaetz returned after six week holiday in Europe, where Mr. Gaetz represented the United Church of this Country at Sunday School Convention at Oslo, Norway."
August 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Harold Tomkinson, inducted as Pastor of Cochrane Street United Church. Raz Sejun, one of the leading Generals in Abyssinian war, made official submission to Italian Viceroy. Annual meeting St. Joseph’s Regatta Committee. Feildians won over Holy Cross team two–nil.
August 7, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Thomas Fitzgerald, formerly of Carbonear, shot by unknown assailant at El Gallo, Nicaragua.
August 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. A. M. Fraser retained the Men’s Singles Championship of Newfoundland, when he defeated Mr. A. T. Corner, and Mrs. H. Fraser held the ladies title against Miss Beatrice Hawker of Carbonear.
August 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Eileen BUCKLEY, 4½. Mrs. Elizabeth CRUMMEY, Western Bay, 83. Mrs. Matilda DRUDLE, Bonavista, 85.
August 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New bridge at Barachois River, officially opened. Mrs. Lodge, wife of Commissioner Lodge, snipped ribbon across entrance for traffic. Commissioner of Public Utilities Hon. Thomas Lodge, spoke.
August 9, 1936 NECROLOGY George RICHARDS, Cupids, 65.
August 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Majesty the King embarked on yacht “Nahlen” at Sibenik in Dalmatia, at beginning of holiday cruise. His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Capt. Schwerdt, arrived by S. S. Scarborough.
August 10, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Four aviators killed, when Imperial Airways liner “Vellox” crashed into the side of a house, five miles from Croydon.
August 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Patrick FITZGERALD, Western Bay. Mrs. Jane ABBOTT, Bonavista, 82. Joseph MURPHY, Carbonear, 57. Mrs. Sarah BUTT, Carbonear.
August 10, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Robert Wright Monroe and Miss Ruth Clouston.
August 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "France invited United States to join neutrality pact. Von Ribbentrop appointed as new German Ambassador to Great Britain. Bert Mitchell, of Alexander Street, driver of the crane at the railway machine shop, broke his leg whilst climbing through a window. 1200 miners at Glace Bay on strike. Maurice Wilansky, popular athlete, who leaves to take up residence in the United States, given surprise party at Bowring Park Bungalow. S. S. Fort Townshend collided with French Trawler Rayon D’Or, not long after ship had left Halifax for St. Pierre and this port. Little damage was done."
August 11, 1936 NECROLOGY Sir Marmaduke G WINTER, Kt., 80. Mrs. Elizabeth BROPHY.
August 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Four mines at Glace Bay coal field, idle. 3,000 men affected by strike. Explosion. which occurred on motor boat Pediment, owned by the Dept. of Education, caused injuries to Mr. Morris, employee of the Acadia Gas Engine Co., and Messrs. B. F. Sparkes, Inspector of Education, and A. G. Chaffey, Captain of the boat. Wallace Doyle, and Vincent Walsh, rescued 9 year old Edward O’Neill of Burke’s Square, from drowning, when he accidently fell over Crosbie wharf. Canada signed trade pact with Uruguay. St, Joseph’s Garden Party and Regatta. Double tennis tourney held at Carbonear. Tennis Club were host of both junior and senior teams of Riverdale Tennis Club, St. John’s. Annual Regatta Harbor Grace.
August 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Jack WILCOX, Western Bay.
August 12, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Harold Bonnell of Taylor Bay and Miss Mary Hipditch of Lamaline, E., at Grand Bank.
August 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Trade Agreement between Great Britain and Brazil announced. Rt. Rev. Francis Creighton, Bishop of Long Island, spoke to Rotary Club on Mexico. Oddfellows of the Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland, met at Windsor. A. H. Woods of Fredericton, elected Grand Master, Lorenzo Moore of Grand Falls, Deputy Grand Master.
August 13, 1936 NECROLOGY Samson STANLEY, Bonavista.
August 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spanish rebels capture city of Badajs.
August 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sir Harry Lytton, famous light opera comedian, of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, passed away at London. Bungalow of Michael Whelan, Colliers, destroyed by fire.
August 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Mr. J DUNN, Cupids. Solomon LeDREW, Roache’s Line, Cupids, 84.
August 15, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Patrick J Lee and Miss Katherine McGrath of Holyrood at Holyrood.
August 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Olympic Stadium, Berlin, scene of dramatic dignity, when sportsmen of 52 nations, partaking in the 11th Olympic, gathered for the final displays. Lighting which struck summer shack of Mr. W. J. M. Pike, of Carbonear, caused severe burns to Mr. Pike and his niece, Miss Dora Moores."
August 16, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Twenty-two people killed in crossing tragedy at Louisville, Quebec, when freight train crashed into a farm truck.
August 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Rev. Bro. J A ROCHE, at Galway, Ireland.
August 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Convention of the Nfld. Medical Association opened; Dr. E Leo Sharpe elected President. Liberals swept under in Quebec election. New party, Union Nationalist, won 75 seats. Nfld. Building and Loan Association formed. Holy Cross team won football Championship, and Tie Cup for 1936.
August 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Bridget TOBIN.
August 17, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 100 men reported buried in landslide, as typhoon left terrible destruction in wake, at Northern Luzon, Manila.
August 17, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Allan Young of Springdale and Miss Rita Clouston.
August 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Grand Falls won opening game of inter-town series.
August 18, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wallace Crane of Corner Brook and Miss Bessie Miller of this city.
August 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Germany and Italy formally reply to France note. Italy demanded total neutrally. 300 ex-service men attended outing at Donovan’s. Catalonians moved virtually to secede from the rest of Spain. Newfoundland Champion trotting mare, Harvest Melody, owned by Mr. Willis Raid, of St. John’s, won sensational victory at Charlottetown.
August 19, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Harrison Hillier, Green’s Harbor and Miss Blanche Critch.
August 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD About 300 guests attended Garden Party at Government House grounds. Dance at St. Mary’s Hall in honor of Grand Falls and Bell Island football teams. Mr. J. B. McEvoy spoke to Rotary Club on “Depression and some experiences of recovery”. Miss M Mullowney, St. Brides College, Littledale, winner of Junior Jubilee Scholarship for 1936.
August 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Dr. MOSELY formerly of Sydney, at Burin, 70.
August 20, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John Fortune of this city and Miss Dorothy Delaney, of Placentia.
August 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Grand Falls and Holy Cross, champions of Senior League, played to draw - one goal. Major E. E. Harper, Secretary for Posts and Telegraphs, returned from inspection tour of Labrador wireless Stations.
August 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Catherine (Murphy) DENSMORE, Kilbride, 47. Helen COLFORD, 16. William FORCEY, J.P., Grand Bank.
August 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Benefit game between Gand Falls and the Guards of this city, resulted in a draw. Old railway station at Tor’s Cove, owned by Mrs. Walsh of this city, destroyed by fire.
August 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Charles Francis MORRESSEY, 48.
August 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Archbishop of Tarragona, Cardinal Vidal Y Barraquer, murdered by Red Miltia in Barcelona. Mr. Richard Clancy, who completed 50 years membership in Benevolent Irish Society, presented with address. 400 dead as result of air attack on Madrid. Hunger revolt in Ukrians. 23 killed in pitched battle between soldiers and peasants. R. M. S. “Queen Mary” broke records for trans-Atlantic crossing, and won the speed championship of the North Atlantic.
August 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Susan MATTHEWS, Grand Bank.
August 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Germany barred export war material to Spain.
August 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Playgrounds Association held annual picnic at Bowring Park. Over 1200 children present. Lawrence Brown of Forest Road, broke his leg, when cycle which he was riding collided with motor car, driven by Hubert Bartlett, near Octagon Pond. Guards defeated Mount Cashel 1-0 in special series game.
August 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Bella HONEYBORN, Musgravetown. Mrs. Fanny (Whitten) LESTER, 90. Mrs. Emily MURPHY.
August 25, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James H Saunders and Miss Elsie May Guest, of this city, at Portugal Cove.
August 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual outing of the Utica Co. Ltd. held at Donovan’s. Mundy Pond Regatta postponed owing to uncertainty of weather. Annual garden party of the Mental Hospital held in grounds. Water sports of Playgrounds Association held at Rennie’s Pool. Interesting games in Junior Football League. Guards defeated Holy Cross 1-0; B. I. S. defeated C. L. B. 1-0.
August 26, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Roy Boyden, 22, single of Sandy Point, St. George’s, drowned when his dory accidently upset.
August 26, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph Pitcher of Hopeall and Miss Catherine Crocker of Green’s Harbor, at Green’s Harbor. John S Kennedy and Miss Elizabeth Moriarity, Harbor Grace.
August 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Rev. Dr. J. .G. MOORE, formerly of Carbonear, at Grand Forks, N.D. Lizette GEORGE, at Indian Hill, Grand River, 93. Mrs. Abram HODDERF, Lewisporte. Caleb PORTER, Lewisporte, William George COURTENAY, Grand Bank.
August 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sir John Hope Simpson, C. I. E., retiring Commissioner of Natural Resources, bade au revoir to Newfoundland through address to Rotary Club, at weekly luncheon. Francis Mackey and James Hanlon of Barnes Road, met with serious accident, when ladder on which they were painting a house, broke and they were thrown to the ground. Shop and contents of Ambrose Hall, of Campbellton, destroyed by fire.
August 27, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Lee Johnson, of Grand Falls and Miss Helen Pauline Knox of Halifax, at Halifax. Timothy J Matthew and Miss Queenie Smith, Springdale. Nicholas Joseph Stoyles of Bell Island and Miss Angela Rose O’Brien of Placentia at Placentia.
August 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Hugh MOULAND, Bonavista, 76.
August 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Arthur O’BRIEN, formerly of Harbor Grace, at Toronto. Mrs. Isabella (Byrd) BROWN. Gordon Joseph HAWCO. Charles MORRISSEY, 73. Simeon DOWNTON, Lewisporte.
August 28, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John Alfred Weingart, of Shelbourne, N.S. and Miss Eleanor Grace Bartlett, formerly of this city, at Frederciton.
August 29, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Francis Mackey, seriously injured when he fell from a ladder on the 27th, passed away without regaining consciousness.
August 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth BUTLER, Cupids. Mrs. Sarah Jane PENNEY, Carbonear, 94. Francis Joseph MACKEY.
August 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD “Queen Mary” won the blue Ribbon, clipping 3 hours and 31 minutes off previous record. New Romanian Cabinet, under premiership of Tatarescu, swore oth of allegiance to King Carol.
August 30, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John Croke, aged 8, fatally injured when he fell from a motor car, on which he was stealing a ride.
August 31, 1936 NECROLOGY William Wallace BAIRD, of Angle Brook. William A STRONG, Little Bay Islands.

September 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Joseph DUNN, Cupids, 65. Mrs. Sophie WALSH, Holyrood, 79. Charles O BROCKLEHURST. Mrs. Alfreda LITTLE, Bonavista.
September 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Installation officers of Lodge Northcliffe, at Grand Falls. Forest junior tennis tourney opened.
September 1, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frederick Dawson Barrett and Miss Constance Eugene Ward.
September 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Battle of Irun, heavy losses on both sides. Championship Sports on Bell Island. Over 700 present from St. John’s. Annual Garden Party Blackhead Road. Dick Merrill and Harry Richman, took off from Brooklyn, N. Y., on project round trip speed flight to London.
September 2, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William J Kavanagh and Miss Mollie Duff. H Maxwell Whelan and Miss Muriel Elliott Hill Lawrence. William Innes Watt of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Miss Gladys Pearl Edney of this city. Arthur Godden and Miss Annie Frances Goodwin, Harbor Grace.
September 3, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas J Dalton and Miss Katherine Thompson. Owen S Kennedy and Miss Mary E. Greene.
September 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Irun fell before rebel onslaught. Socialist Government replaces Giral Cabinet. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, visited Parishes of St. Francis, Logy Bay, Outer Cove and Middle Cove, also Portugal Cove. Merrill and Richman land safely in South Wales.
September 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Jeremiah BRENNAN, 69. Frank BENOIT, Burgeo, 69.
September 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mrs. Beryl Markham, first women to fly solo across the North Atlantic from East to West, forced down at Louisburg Bay, but later flew to New York in plane sent for her.
September 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Moses GREGORY, Winterton, 88. Joseph GREEN, Winterton, at Forteau. Mrs. Gladys Cuett NOFTALL, 28. Winnie HOWELL, Green’s Harbor. Alexander SHIRRAN, Bonavista.
September 5, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hugh Donald Cameron of Halifax and Miss Flora Hamilton Stewart of Bell Island.
September 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD House on Kenmount Road occupied by Mr. Skeans, destroyed by fire. German Government agrees to Non-intervention Committee. Annual Commemorative Service at C. of E. Cemetery. Rev. Canon Sterling, Preacher. Members of B. I. S. Junior Athletic Association, bid farewell to Eric Lawlor and J McD. Penny, who are leaving for Ireland to study for the Priesthood. Annual regatta Mundy Pond.
September 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Schooner Laverna, owned by the Grand Bank Fisheries, ashore at Salmon Bight.
September 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emma MILLER, Fogo.
September 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Gerald RICE. Gerald HATCHER, Grand Bank, 32.
September 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Miss Jessie Sheppard of Humbermouth, and Miss Ruth Stacey of this city, winners of the Women’s Patriotic Association’s Scholarships for 1936. King Edward VIII arrived at Vienna."
September 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Joshua KING, Dunfield, 70. Archibald Humphrey Christian Enoch FRY, 77. Mrs. Sarah CUMMINS, 80.
September 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Newton Moore, President of Dosco, resigned because of Ill health, succeeded by Arthur Cross of Montreal. H. J Kelly, of Sydney elected Vice-President. Capt. Llewellyn Colley spoke to Rotary Club, on “Life in Buckinghamshire.” Mount Cashel Band and Choir returned after tour of various towns in Island. Meeting held at Memorial Hall, Gower St. United Church, to bid farewell to Miss Laura Darby, who leaves to resume work as Missionary in West China.
September 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. J Harvey JARDINE, formerly of St. John’s, at Corner Brook. Samuel Owen STEEL, at Barcombe, Paighton, Devon, England, 75.
September 10, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George Leyte, Fogo and Miss Minnie Pelley, of Beaverton, at Fogo.
September 11, 1936 NECROLOGY WillialmR MOORE, Heart’s Content, 58. Mrs. Jessie HUSSEY, Portugal Cove, 86.
September 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New agreement between Britain and Turkey replaces Trade and Payment Agreement signed June 1935.
September 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Davis THISTLE, 71. Mrs. Lydia SMITH, 57. Thomas PAUL, Catalina Road.
September 13, 1936 NECROLOGY Edward WADE, Kitchuses, Conception Harbor. Thomas DUNN, Cupids. Leo HENLEY, 31. Jane AHIER, Grand bank, 29.
September 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Merrill and Richman in the “Lady of Peace” hopped off from Southport England, 11.33 p.m. Newfoundland time. Semi-annual meeting Nfld Order of Antlers.
September 13, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 2 villages, Bredal and Nesdal near Oslo, swept by flood, caused by landslide, 50 to 100 people dead.
September 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Installation officers Atlantic Lodge No. 1 Oddfellows. Harry Ruichman and Dick Merrill, made force landing at Musgrave Harbor. Both escaped injury. Motor Vessel W. H. Eastwood, bound to North Sydney from Hawke’s Harbor, Labrador, ashore in Straits of Belle Isle. George Andrews Mahon, found guilty of charges relating to the incident in the Royal possession July 10th, sentenced to 12 months imprisonment. His Majesty King Edward 8th returned from holiday cruise. Demonstrations and counter demonstrations, in connection with question of French neutrality in the civil war in Spain, held in various parts of France.
September 14, 1936 NECROLOGY George POWER, Dunville.
September 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Capt. Rickenbacker, General Manager of the Airline Co., employing Merrill, Pilot of plane “Lady Peace”, which with Harry Richman passenger; made force landing near Musgrave Harbor, arrived at Harbor Grace Airport. Four news planes landed at Harbor Grace Airport. Annual election officers of Lodge Empire, S. O. E. B. S.
September 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Audrey HYNES, Kelligrews, 19.
September 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First event held in connection with celebration of the Centenary of St. Thomas’s Church at Canon Wood Hall, took form of a fete. Former President of Greece, Dr. Alexander Zaimis, died at Vienna, 80. Committee of Selection for The King George V Jubilee Scholarship, named as winner, Helen Keough, Calvert, Derrick A Martin, Heart's Content, S. Noel Tibbo, Grand Bank. Flight Lieut. Sheldon Coleman, and Aircraftman, J Forty, missing in Northern Canada for 31 days, located alive on shore of Point Lake. Corner Stone of Children’s Sunshine Camp, promoted by the Rotary Club of St. John’s, laid by His Excellency Vice-Admiral Sir Humphrey Walwyn, K.C. S.I ., C.B., D.S.O. B. I .S. winners of championship in junior Football League.
September 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. John’s Rotarians hosts to the Governor of the 32nd District for Rotary International, Mr. George O. Spencer, who was speaker at Luncheon. Rotary Club entertained 350 underprivileged children at Spurrell’s Pond Pavilion.
September 17, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Eddie Flynn, 4 of Moore Street, died from injuries received when he was hit by motor car.
September 17, 1936 NECROLOGY John J ASPELL, 75. Mrs. Hezekiah CREWE, Bonavista, 39. James BURTON, Lush’s Bight.
September 17, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Samuel Sellars and Mrs. Mary J Coish, Western Bay. Rev. L. H. Perry, of Bishop’s Falls, and Miss Jean Sceviour of Springdale, at St. John’s.
September 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spanish Government attempted to blow up the Alcazar fortress, with large store of dynamite. Trans-Atlantic plane “Lady Peace”, which made forced landing at Musgrave Harbor, landed at Harbor Grace Airport. Miss Ethel Noonan, with Miss Pitts Soper as accompanist, gave recital at Bishop Feild College Hall. Pat Kelly, representing St. Bon’s, winner 10 mile road race for fourth consecutive year. Mickey Brown, 2nd; Paul Thorburn 3rd; Jake Ralph, 4th; W. Pike 5th.
September 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. James ABBOTT, Musgrave Harbor, 80.
September 18, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Parts of dory picked up, show that Jean Dominey, and Fred Northcott, both of Deer Island, who left Remea on the 16th, for their homes in a dory, had been drowned. 41 persons reported dead as result of tropical hurricane which struck New York Harbor.
September 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD City delegated of G.W.V.A. returned from Corner Brook, where they were attending Dominion Conference. Airship “Hindenburg” passed over St. John’s, on voyage from Germany to New York.
September 19, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edgar Clifford Penney of Carbonear and Miss Mary Frances Murphy of Toronto, at Toronto.
September 19, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Capt. Campbell Black killed in aerodrome accident at Liverpool.
September 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Nicholas RYAN, of Bonavista. Joseph TILLEY, Elliston.
September 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Tropical storm reached Newfoundland. Heavy gales and terrific rain did much damage to property. Schooner “Londonduke” ashore at Trapassey. Installation officers of Clift Lodge No. 3694 at Wabana. Installation ceremony of Silver Jubilee Lodge, E. C., A. F. & A. M., Botwood, performed by Sir John R. Bennett, D. G. M. "
September 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. James MARSHALL, Springdale, 70. Mrs. Catherine (Carew) PROWSE, Mrs. Blanche PIERCE, Elliston, 39.
September 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. Matthew’s Day Centenary at St. Thomas’s Church. 17th Session of the League of Nations Assembly opened. Richman and Merrill in “Lady Peace”, landed at New York.
September 21, 1936 NECROLOGY James Henry DYMOND. John R. FISHER, Bonavista, 71. Rev. Job R. MOORE, formerly of Carbonear, at Lanark, Ill. Harry HICKMAN, Grand Bank, 64.
September 21, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George Arthur Jackman and Miss Florence Anderson.
September 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Major E. E. Harper, who had been Secretary for Posts and Telegraphs for past two years, left for England. Boys of Mount Cashel under direction of Prof Hutton, presented Opera “Geisha” at Majestic Theatre. Sons of England Benefit Society election of officers. Order of Antlers held dance at Auditorium Harvey Road. Installation officers Corner Brook Lodge No. 4832, A.F. and A. M. Annual meeting St. John Amateur Bowling League.
September 22, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John Raymond Wood and Miss Mary Browning. Constable F Elliott and Miss Annie Andrews, at Wesley U. Church.
September 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Arthur and Daniel Bannister, convicted of the murder of Philip Lake, a Newfoundlander, at Pacific Junction, N. B., in January last, hanged.
September 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret DOOLEY, 33. Mrs. Elizabeth BUTT, 76. W. H. PARROTT, Winterton. William HATCH, Red Head Cove.
September 23, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Robert Caines and Miss Doris Tizzard.
September 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. J. G. Higgins, K.C. guest speaker at Rotary Luncheon, subject “Law and Lawyers”. Presentation made to Rotarian LeRol Sandall, who is leaving for St. John N.B. Annual Dinner United Nail and Foundry Athletic Association at Crosbie Hotel. General Council United Church, opened in Ottawa. Rev. Peter Bryce elected Moderator. Assembly of League of Nations met and elected six Vice-Presidents. Miss Elizabeth Penston, retiring Teacher of Brookfield School, given address and presentations.
September 24, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John Williams and Miss Gertrude Jackman.
September 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Alexander HAYWARD, Bonavista.
September 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Madame Joliet Curie resigned from French Cabinet to pursue study of Science. George Hippesley, 71, native of Newfoundland, who achieved recognition by writing film story “The House of Rothschild”, passed away at Boston. Emperor Haile Selassie arrived back in London after his visit to Geneva. Jeo Reardigna, representing St. Bon’s, won ten mile walking race for the Philco Cup in 1 hour, 32 minutes, 40 1/5 seconds, with Ran Russel, representing Guards, second and Mike Carroll, St. Bon’s 3rd.
September 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Gale which came on suddenly, caught many fishermen in boats and dories, who had a hard time getting to land.
September 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Switzerland and Holland go off gold standard. City of Toledo captured, and Fascist defenders of Alcazar Fortress liberated. Finnish Government, in the celebration of the Centenary of St. Thomas’s Church, held Bronze table in memory of the Ven. Archdeacon, Edward Wix, M.A. unveiled. 2,000 people rendered homeless in Texes when Brazos River levee gave way, under the flood waters.
September 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sydney C MIFFLIN, formerly of Bell Island, at Sydney, N. S.
September 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Schooner “Maggie D", Howell Master, which was at anchorage at Old Perlican, ran ashore and became total wreck. New Zealand, Bolivia and Sweden, elected to vacant non-permanent seats in League. Word received that his Majesty King Haakon of Norway, has conferred honor of the Royal Order of St. Olav, First Class, on Capt. Olaf Oalch.
September 28, 1936 NECROLOGY Robert WELLS, 8. John Henry BURNELL. Isaac BUTLER, Grand Bank, 81. Mrs. Sabrey BAKER, Elliston.
September 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Nine British airplanes left Portsmouth, for air race to Johannesburg, in which prizes totaling £10,000 offered. Mount Cashel boys presented the “Geisha” at St. Joseph’s Hall. Martial law proclaimed in Palestine. Roy Ash of Topsail Road, badly injured when bicycle he was riding, collided with truck. New World altitude record established in British Place by Squadron Leader T. R. D. Swain. “Harvest Melody” Nfld bred horse, won final race for season at Halifax. Wind storm did much damage to property. Four schooners ashore on various sections of coast.
September 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Minnie Atwell BARNES.
September 29, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William J Linegar and Miss Kathleen Ellis. Chester Harris M.D. and Miss Eleanor Forsey, both of Grand Bank at St. John’s.
September 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Horse parade great success; over 226 animals participating in procession, which was 1 1/5 mile in length. Poor Asylem Committee of Wesley Church, visited Asylum and gave semi-annual treat and entertainment. Dr. John W. De Boon, for some time Medical Officer on Canadian Government Ship “Arras”, died on Gold Coast, Africa, where he was studying sleeping sickness for the British Government.
September 30, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Theresa SNOW, 66. Rev. Stephen O’DRISCOLL, P.P., St. Mary’s. Charles DAHL, native of Norway, 63.
September 30, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frank Ryan of Bonavista, and Miss Edith Blundon, Catalina, at Bonavista. Harold Luscombe of this city and Miss Blanche Smith, Hant’s Harbor, at Hant’s Harbor.

October 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First Sheep Show held at Whitbourne. His Grace Archbishop Owen of Toronto, Primate of the Church of England in Canada, visiting Newfoundland in connection with Centenary Services at St. Thomas’s Church, speaker at Rotary Club luncheon. League of Nations Assembly decided to constitute Committee No. 3, to consider question of disarmament. Reception at Bishop Feild College Hall in honor of His Grace the Archbishop of Toronto. Annual meeting Newfoundland Hiker’s Club. Annual meeting Business Ladies’ Bowling League.
October 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Anne POWER. Mrs. Anna M (Galgay) GARDNER, Mrs. Mary Jane HOBBS, Elliston, 73.
October 1, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Matthias Downer and Miss Ethel Gillingham, of Gander Bay, at Fogo. Gerald Gillingham, Gander Bay and Miss Louie Spurrel of Trinity, at Fogo.
October 2, 1936 NECROLOGY Georgina HARDING, Grand bank, 23.
October 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sarah LODER, Fogo.
October 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mobs fighting in streets of Paris. Over 1,000 persons arrested by Police in connection with Communistic meeting in Prince’s Park. Hotel and restaurant workers on strike. Schooner Tulip, lumber laden, from Hickman’s Harbor, ran ashore on Pancake Rock in the Narrows.
October 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Cora Jennette WOODLAND, 1 year 8 months.
October 4, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John Haynes, 24, of this city, Fireman on S. S. John Cabot, accidently drowned at Oporto.
October 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD C. L. B. Fair and Carnival opened at Armory. Final meeting in connection with Centenary celebrations of St. Thomas’s Church, held at Bishop Feild College. 22nd anniversary of the sailing of the first contingent of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, known as Blue Puttees, celebrated at Donovan’s. Sixty members answered the roll call. Department of Natural Resources received message, stating that crew of “Hiawatha”, which was abandoned, had been picked up by a French trawler. Official opening Commercial Bowling League. Annual meeting, Civil Service bowling league.
October 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Spencer Club held successful Sale of Work. Hungarian Cabinet resigned in a body, when news of the death of Premier Goemboes was received. Resolution in Labor Congress expressing opposition to England armament programs, defeated by vote of 1,738,000 to 657,000. Yankees won World Series baseball series, defeating N. Y. Giants 13 to 5. Installation officers Lodge Empire."
October 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Soviet ultimatum, announced that Russia would abandon Spanish non-intervention pact, unless assistance to insurgents ceases. Trinity South Community Fair officially opened by His Excellency the Governor. Giant checkerboard presented at Bannerman Park by St. Andrews’s Rover Scouts. Trade agreement between United Kingdom and Peru, signed at Lims. American Merchant docked at New York, having on board Alex Rodway, Master, and five members of the crew of the schooner “Mabel A. Frye.”
October 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Gerald Richardson, Director of Extension of the Department of Agriculture, spoke to Rotary Club on “Adult Education for Co-operation.” At meeting of the Benchers of the Law Society, Miss Pauline Howlett was awarded certificate with honors, and also the Law Society’s Centenary Prize of $100. French Minister of the Interior, M. Salengo, issued a decree, prohibiting all political assemblies. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Walwyn, paid official visit to Whitbourne.
October 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annia MURRAY, 75. Mrs. Charles DAWE, Cupids, 25.
October 8, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Stewart Caravan, of Lush’s Bight, and Miss Netta Ridout, of Beaumont, at Lush’s Bight. John Picco and Miss Violet Fry.
October 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Although threatening to withdraw from the non-intervention agreement, Russia has decided to continue her co-operation for the present. Stormy meeting of Committee, Portuguese delegate walked out. Special committee appointed by League of Assembly, to report on question of reforms to secure more effective applications of the Covenant, held first meeting. Mr. Stanley Bruce, Australian delegate, elected President. Fire broke out in top flat of house owned and occupied by Albert Andrews, New Gower Street, did much damage. Two adjoining houses also damaged by smoke and water. Over 2,000 people attended C. L. B. Carnival at Armory. Children of U.C. and C.of E. Orphanages, guests of Brigade in afternoon. Variety program at rink, Marvel won from Panther, two falls to one. Pat Snow at C. L. B. Carnival great success. Dr. Koloman Daunyl, former Minister of Agriculture, appointed new head of Hungarian Government.
October 9, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Nude, decomposed body of man, identified as Harold Scott of George Street, missing since June 26th, discovered by Stanley Martin, short distance from Windsor Lake. Scott was returned war veteran and suffered lapses of memory, Wife and two children survive.
October 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Henrietta Fisher TAYLOR. Olive A. D. DEVEREAUX.
October 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. John DWYER, Cupids. Flora FORD, Fogo.
October 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 17th session of the League of Nations Assembly formally closed. 44th session of the Cathedral Men’s Bible class closed. Miss Jean Batten, New Zealand Aviator, set solo flight record from England to australia of 5 days, 21 hours , 3 minutes.
October 11, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 310 known to be dead and 400 missing, following typhoon which struck Luzon island, Manila.
October 11, 1936 NECROLOGY William SQUIRES, 61.
October 11, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Raymond D Kelly, of New York City, and Miss Sadie B Murphy, of this city at New York. Walter H Quast, of New York City, and Miss Genevieve Murphy, of this city at New York. John Yetman of St. Mary’s P.B. and Miss Loretta Dwyer.
October 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Columbus Night fittingly celebrated by members of the Knight of Columbus and lady friends, at Columbus Rooms. 21st general meeting of Newfoundland Graduate Nurses. St. Bon’s-Feildians dance at Feild College Hall. “New type of gold standard” for Great Britain, France and United States, providing for free exchange of gold between the stabilization funds of the three Nations. Rally of Mission circles of the city, held at George Street United Church. Worst storm on record did much damage to lobster factories and traps in vicinity of Port aux Choix and Port Saunders. Much damage done at Flower’s Cove.
October 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Genevieve BREEN, 19. Mrs. Emma HOWELL, 19. Mrs. Theresa DORSEY, Kilbride, 34.
October 12, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William George Macklin and Mrs. Myrtis Wiseman.
October 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sir Godfrey Collins, Secretary for Scotland since 1932, passed away at Zurich, Switzerland, aged 61. Annual installation of Lodge Dudley, S. O. E. B. S. Charles Amerson, 80, Vice-President of the Dominion Steel & Coal Corp., passed away at Montreal.
October 13, 1936 NECROLOGY Clifford RALPH, 24. John MURPHY.
October 13, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS As result of injuries received when he was hit by motor car, driven by Donald Wells of Bay Roberts, Clifford Ralph, 24, fisherman of Lower battery, passed away a few minutes after entering General Hospital.
October 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Community Exhibition of Brigus and Cupids, opened by His Excellency the Governor. Prince of Wales College won the opening game in college football, defeating Feildings 3-1.
October 14, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Clifford Simms, member of schooner, Steers Bros., lost when vessel ran ashore at Stephenville Crossing.
October 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emily DUFFETT, 80½. Norman BADCOCK, Shearstown, 33.
October 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD James Fowler of Cappahayaden celebrated his 100th birthday. Rest of speech made by King Leopold III, before Belgian Council of Ministers, stated that Belgium desires to be strictly neutral. L. D. A. exhibit opened at Bell Island. Messrs Bernard Ungerson, Chairman of the British Youth Peace Society, and Malcolm MacEwan, M. A., and members of the debating team against N. C. L. I., guest of Rotary luncheon. Dr. Wilfred Templeman, newly appointed Professor of Biology, delivered inaugural lecture at Memorial College, speaking on the “Lobster”.
October 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. George PORTER, Northern Arm , Botwood, 48.
October 15, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William Ronald Martin and Miss Charlotte A (Shirley) Green. Staff-Sergeant Brian White of the Nfld. Rangers and Mrs. May Wylan.
October 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Malcolm MacEwan of Edinburgh, and Mr. Bernard Uagerson, of the University of London, speaking for the negative, awarded decision of judges, in debate “that elimination of the profit motive would paralyze initiative” against Messrs. H G R News and C L Parkins, representing M. C. L. I. St. Bon’s won second game of football series, defeating Feildians 2 to nil. Spanish Nationalists captured town of Oviedo. Gower Street United Church, celebrated 121st anniversary of the organization of the congregation, and the 40th anniversary of the dedication and opening of the present Church building. Newfoundland schooner, Louis A Conrad, foundered on Point Aconi, 15 miles Northeat of Sydney. Captain Wm. Kearley and crew of 5, rescued by banker Haligonian. 1936-37 session of the education entertainment, presented by Newfoundland Order of Antlers at Queen Theatre, inaugurated. Dwelling house and contents, owned and occupied by William Samms on Thorburn Road, destroyed by fire. Surrender of the town of Illescas to Nationalist troops, move last obstacle seperating columns advancing from the West and South. Shower of meteorites fell over Eastern and Southern portion of the Island, being seen at point between Port Blandford and Rencontre East. Colonel and Mrs. Burton, S. A., on eve of departure for Western Canada, bade farewell to people of Newfoundland.
October 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs Blanche VAVASOUR.
October 16, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Lionel Harvey Wilding Cole, of Badger, and Miss Maybell Goldney, of Cliton Downs, Priory-Close, Chislehurst, at St. John’s Church Sidcup.
October 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Margaret Carmela CONNORS, 17.
October 18, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Earthquake at Venice caused death of at least 25 persons with much property damage.
October 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Hilary (Barrett) MIFFLEN, at Port Union. George ABBOTT, Musgrave Harbor, 80.
October 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary CARTER 86. Mrs. Anne Maud SYMONDS. Heber CLARKE, New Melbourne, 15.
October 19, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Perry Stone and Miss Juanita Matthews, Burgeo.
October 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mrs. Elizabeth Dyke, of Eastport B. B., celebrated her 98th birthday. Prince of Wales College defeated St. Bon’s 1 to nil. Nationalist troops occupied town of Antora in the Malaga sector. Annual Sale of Vegetables St. Joseph Hall. Members of Optical Association held Partridge dinner at Ryan’s, Torbay. Members of Guard Football team held dinner at Donovan’s. Opening game Business Ladies’ Bowling League.
October 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Thomas J NOSEWORTHY, Cupids, 74.
October 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Staff of T. McMurdo & Co., Ltd., held re-union at Octagon Pavilion. Rev. Wilfred Gaetz delivered lecture on “Norway” the land of a Thousand Thrills” at Pitts Memorial Hall. Prince of Wales College defeated Feildians 2 to nil.
October 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. William PENNEY, Western Bay. Mrs. Leah HOLLETT, Grand Bank, 24.
October 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New hall for the L. S. P. U. officially opened at Carbonear. St. Thomas’s Centenary Ball at Newfoundland Hotel most spectacular, his Excellency the Governor, Lady Walwyn and Lt. Walwyn, attended. Annual meeting Sergeants’ Mess, at Sterling Restaurant. Generous gift to city, of land situated near Waterford Bridge River, made by Sir Edgar Bowring. Land will be used as nursery for Newfoundland flowers and trees. Rev. Dr. Curtis, first Minister to serve Gower Street congregation in present building, gave address on “The March of the Years.” Dr. Randell addressed MacDonald Fellowship Club on “The Movement for the Prevention of Tuberculosis.”
October 22, 1936 NECROLOGY John NICHOL, Crocker’s Cove, Carbonear, 87. Mrs Fanny L PEARCE, 86. Mrs. Sarah DAY, Old Perlican, 63.
October 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 10th Anniversary celebration of Gower Street Church, concluded with Congregation Social in School Hall. St. Bon’s defeated Feildians inter-college football 4-1.
October 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD About 80 representative citizens, guest of Mr. Frank Baxter, Manager Royal Bank of Canada, at Luncheon at Newfoundland Hotel, held in honor of Mr. James Muir, Assistant General Manager of the Bank, here on brief visit.
October 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Abel ABBOTT, Musgrave Harbor, 64.
October 24, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Dr. James Clifford Christian and Miss Jean Elizabeth La Bayteaux, at East Orange. Harry Etsell and Miss Deborah Fleming, Bonavista. Jabez Hicks and Miss Ethel Green, Bonavista.
October 24, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Edward Stapleton, 32, of Little St. Lawrence, accidently killed while blasting at Black Duck mine.
October 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Star of the Sea association. Hon M. P. Gibbs, K.C., elected President. First series of lectures under auspices of Newfoundland Order of Antlers at Queen Theatre, Mr. J. A. Gibs, B.L., spoke on “Our Heritage.” Italian Foreign Minister, Count Clano, received by German Chancellor. Germany recognizes Italian-Abyssinian Empire. Feast of Christ the King, fittingly observed at R. C. Cathedral, when special ceremonies observed. New St. Patrick’s Church, Brigus, opened for worship.
October 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Billy PIKE.
October 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting of Feildian Club. St. Bon’s College defeated Prince of Wales College 1-0.
October 26, 1936 NECROLOGY Frederick W KNIGHT. Hon. E. .F SINNOTT, M.L.C. George Boyd KING.
October 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Fourth annual Fair of the Associated Newfoundland Industries, officially opened at C. L. B. Armory. Herr Von Ribbentrop accorded warm welcome, when he arrived at London, to take up post of German Ambassador. Mrs. Ellen Carroll of North River, celebrated her 109th birthday.. "
October 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Samuel ABBOTT, Bonavista, 54. Samuel F MORGAN. Mrs Elizabeth Robinson Courtney MEWS, Bell Island. Mrs. Stewart L SHEPPARD, Harbor Grace., 55.
October 27, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Augustus Patrick Condon, of this city, and Miss Dorothy Bernadette Feeney of Fredericton, at Fredericton.
October 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Captain James Mollison, in his orange and green Bellanca monoplane, reached Hr. Grace Airport at 4.55 p.m., after 6½ hours flight from New York. 0ver 400 people attended Railway Employees’ Welfare Association’s annual re-union at St. Mary’s Hall. Sir Edgar Britten, Commander of the giant ship “Queen Mary’, died suddenly. Annual sale of work, under auspices of the Cochrane St. Women’s Association, opened by Lady Walwyn. Bank of Canada turned down application of the Alberta Government for a loan of $3,500,000, to be used for bond redemption. Joint dinner at Bergvilla, ended bowling series between Stellers A. A. and the X. Y. Club. Prince of Wales College defeated Feildians 6-2.
October 28, 1936 NECROLOGY James ABBOTT, Sr., Bonavista, 81. Major M. G. SAINSBURY, at Seattle, Washington. John O’REGAN, at Killinery, Ireland.
October 28, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James Curran and Miss Grace Aileen Roberts, Brigus.
October 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD British Commons re-assembled after summer recess, Mr. Anthony Eden reviewed foreign situation. Dr. Wilfred Templeman, M. A. B. S., Ph.D., addressed Rotary Club on the “Life of the Lobster” Members of Regatta Committee held enjoyable dinner at Donovan’s. Captain Mollison took off from Harbor Grace at 5.10 p.m. for Croydon, London. Miss Law, Field Secretary of the Y. W. C. A., addressed the MacDonald Fellowship Club. His Excellency the Governor and Lt. Walwyn A. D. C., returned to city from deer stalking trip at Gander.
October 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jane CHAFE, 90. Mrs. Ellen CARROLL.
October 30, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Miss Isobel Downey, entering for Newfoundland Butler Co., declared winner of the Beauty Contest and Crowned “Miss Newfoundland”, at the A. N. I. Fair. Miss Rose Baggs, representing Riverside Woolen Mills, won second place, and Miss Lizzie Hipditch, representing White Clothing Co., won third place.
October 30, 1936 NECROLOGY John S HALLETT, at Whitmans, Mass, 87. William DUKE, 42. Robert J BARTLETT.
October 30, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Jesse Hicks, Doting Cove and Miss Hilda Oxford, Buchans, at Musgravetown.
October 31, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Horse parade held at Bell Island. Mr. H. G. R. Mews resigned as Secretary of Newfoundland Fisheries Board, appointed Manager North American Life Assurance Company
October 31, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Gerald Pinhorn and Miss Bertha Hiscock, Winterton.

November 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hon. R. B. Ewbank, Commissioner for Natural Resources, spoke on “Adventure in India” at Educational program, sponsored by Nfld. Order of Antlers at Queen Theatre. Memorial Service to the late Sir David Murray Anderson K.C. B. K.C.M. G. M. V. O., held in the Church of England Cathedral. Members of Mount Cashel football team, farewell to Gus Rumbolt, popular member of team, who leaves for Corner Brook. Ordination Service Church of England Cathedral. Revs. Beaven, Moss, Andrews, Hodder and Quinton, raised to Priesthood.
November 1, 1936 NECROLOGY Gladys SUMMERS, 16. John MACFARLANE, 84. Samuel P. COWAN, formerly of this city, at Montreal 60.
November 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. Bon’s defeated Feildians 3-0.
November 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD United States electors go to the polls. Democrats sweep Country, winning all but two States. His Majesty, King Edward VIII, opened Parliament for first time since his accession to the Throne. Board of Directors of Y. W. C. A., entertained at tea by Mrs. Herbert Quterbridge, President, at her residence, King’s Bridge Road. Lady Walwyn present.
November 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Harriet HALL.
November 3, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Clarence Grandy of Grand Bank, and Miss Sophia Rideout, of Grand Beach, at Grand Bank.
November 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Annual dinner Truckman’s Protective Union, held at Robinson’s Hostery, Donovan's. His Excellency the Governor, accompained by His Honor the Mayor and Chief of Police, inspected premises of Chalker & Co., and then visited certain other parts of the city. Fourth Annual Fair of the Associated Newfoundland Industries, closed. Annual dance Macdonald Fellowship Club at Y. W. C. A. Club Rooms. City of Tripoli centre of unrest Three killed in disorders. State of emergency proclaimed. St Bon’s won inter-collegiate championship for 1936, when they defeated United College 2 to nil. Miss law, Field Secretary in Canada for the Y. W. C. A., addressed Good Companions Club."
November 4, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wallace Hall and Miss Mary Taaffe Corner Brook. Ronald May, Lush’s Bight and Miss Cora Martin, Port Anson of Port Anson.
November 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Ladies’ Aid Society of Wesley United Church, held annual sale of work. J. B. M. Armour, M. A., spoke to Rotary Club on his recent visit to Europe, under heading “Impressions which Remains.” Foreign Secretary, Anthony Eden, reviewed foreign situation in House of Commons, stating that Britain still believes in effectiveness of the League. Annual sale of work at S. A. Anchorage, Cook Street. Argument between Government of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and the Royal Italian Government, desiring to facilitate commercial exchange and payment, between United Kingdom and Newfoundland, have been agreed.
November 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Rita GORMAN, Kilbride, 16.
November 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Col. and Mrs. Tilley, newly appointed Divisional Commanders of the Salvation Army in Newfoundland, arrived from Hamilton, Ont. Hon. R. B. Ewbank, Commissioner for Natural Resources, speaker at the Council of the Board of Trade at Pitts Memorial Hall. Dr. H. Rendell, guest speaker of Nfld. Order of Antlers educational program, at the Queen Theatre. Rev. Fr. Coughlin withdraws “from radio activity in the best interest of all people" and the National Union for Social Justice is ceasing activity.
November 6, 1936 NECROLOGY John HAYES, 57. Meaton DUKE, Musgravetown.
November 6, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Cecil Made, 21, of Fox Roost, near Channel , accidently drowned on fishing ground.
November 7, 1936 NECROLOGY James S BENEDICT, formerly U. S. Consul in St. John’s, Toronto.
November 7, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Maxse Welsh and Miss Rose Rogers, Grand Bank.
November 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 22nd Annual Meeting of Nfld Graduate Nurses Association, Miss Green, Supt. of Child Welfare, speaker - subject “Child Welfare Work in St. John’s.”
November 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Josephine GORMAN,.Kilbride.
November 9, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Caroline SOMERTON, of Trinity. Joseph MILLER, 85. Augustine E WHITE.
November 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Ex-Service men held banquet at Newfoundland Hotel. Armistice Ball at Bishop Feild College Hall.
November 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Francis SCOTT, Burgeo.
November 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD ARMISTICE DAY. Although weather was disagreeable, ceremony at War Memorial was carried out with silent solemnity. Two minutes silence observed, and wreaths laid, similar ceremony at Sergeant’s Memorial. Memorial Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.
November 11, 1936 NECROLOGY James MURPHY, Kilbride, 54.
November 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Some 50 trees planted under auspicies of War Veterans Association at head of Adelaide Street. His Excellency the Governor, planted first tree, followed by lady Walwyn, who was presented with special spade. Macdonald Fellowship club held enjoyable musicale. Mr. Fred S. Lawrence, of Peace River, Alberta, spoke to Rotary Club on new enterprise of establishing Reindeer herds on Labrador. Dr. F. Fraser Bond gave lecture at Memorial College, the subject being “Nothing but the Sleuth.”
November 12, 1936 NECROLOGY Paul BARNES, Carbonear, 49.
November 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Italian Foreign Minister Clano, arrived in Budapest from Vienna. King concluded his visit to the Home Fleet at Portland. Treaty signed by France and Lebanon Republic.
November 13, 1936 NECROLOGY Rev. Fr. Joseph PIPPY, at St. Vincent Hospital N.Y.
November 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Germany no longer recognizes validity of Versailles Treaty, and submitted note to that effect to Commission. Long conversation reported between Eden and Italian Ambassador Grandi, but no details revealed.
November 14, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ethel Blanche BADCOCK, Spaniard’s Bay. Mrs William DONNELLY, 74. Mrs. J TAYLOR, Cupids, 71.
November 14, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Harry Douglas Currie and Miss Marion Frances Savage, at Toronto. Fred Hicks, of Rolling Cove and Miss Jemima Rolls, of Bonavista at Bonavista.
November 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Musicale under auspices of Newfoundland Order of Antlers, held at Queen Theatre. Thanksgiving Service at George St. United Church. Special Preacher Rev. W. T. Ross Flemington, M.A., Pred., Headmaster of Mt. Allison Academy and Commercial College. Annual Thanksgiving Service at Cochrane St. United Church, Rev. Harold Tomkinson conducting services. Missionary Sunday at Wesley Church. Rev. J Reynolds, M.A. Secy. of Conference, and Pastor of Carbonear U Church, Preacher at morning service, Mr. D. H. Cameron of Bay Roberts, speaker in evening. Inaugural meeting Holy Cross Literary association. Rev. J. D. Savin spoke on “The Menace of Communism.
November 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Dorothy PARDY, Grand Bank, 18. Phillip F MOORE, Ex - M. H. A.
November 15, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Walter Walsh, Colliers, and Miss Mary James, of Georgetown, at Brigus.
November 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Farewell said and best wishes extended, to Hon. Thomas and Mrs. Lodge, by staff of Dept. Public Utilities. Presentation made to both. 20 youths left by express, to enter St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, to take courses in the method and technique of co-operation.
November 16, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS One of France’s biggest powder factories blown up; 35 killed and 200 injured.
November 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Answering question in House of Commons, Dominion Secretary Malcolm MacDonald, said present system of Government in Newfoundland would continue, until the Country was again self supporting. Denied also that Mr. Lodge be recalled. Old Spencerians held dance at Bishop Spencer College. St. John’s freighter “Marine Trader”, ashore near Charlottetown.
November 17, 1936 NECROLOGY Ida BUTT, Carbonear. Mrs. John ROSE, Perry’s Cove, 53.
November 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Italy and Germany announced recognition of the Spanish Insurgent Government, but Diplomatic Circles at Geneva, said League of Nations would continue to recognize Socialist Government. Ladies’ College Aid Society and girl Guide Sale opened by Lady Walwyn. French Minister of the Interior, M. Salengro, committed suicide. King Edward accorded tumultuous reception, when he visited South Wales. St. Edward’s Boys Club gave entertainment at Auditorium Harvey Road.
November 18, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR "Reginald Russell and Miss Annie Edgecombe, Catalina. Pearce Green and Miss Winnie Green, Winterton. Alfred Anderson and Miss Hazel Anderson, Burgeo."
November 19, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Leeming Loyal Orange Lodge. Large number of citizens paraded at pier, to accompany remains of Rev. Fr. Joseph F Pippy, which arrived from New York. Tasker Lodge A. F. and A. M. S. C., celebrated 70th anniversary of its foundation. First annual meeting United Nail and Foundry Employees Welfare Association. Mr. D. J. Van Bommell addressed Rotary Club on International situation.
November 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. William COCHARNE, 86. Mary WHELAN, 8 Months.
November 19, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Capt. Eldon Drodge of Little Heart’s Ease, accidently drowned whilst engaged loading lumber at Deer Lake.
November 19, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Aloysius O’Keefe and Miss Anna Ryan, of Placentia at Oratory of Mercy Convent. R. C. Abbott of Musgrave Harbor and Miss Irene Anstey of Musgravetown, at Mustgravetown.
November 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD MacDonald Fellowship Club debate “Resolved: that the giving of gifts at Christmas is abused” won by Affirmative. Rev. Fr. Joseph Pippy laid to rest in Priests’ plot at Belvedere. Mammouth Bridge party at Newfoundland Hotel, under management of Nfld. Bridge Contest Committee. Antoino Primo de Rivera, son of the late Spanish Dictator, executed by a Red shooting squad, in prison of Alicanta jail.
November 20, 1936 NECROLOGY Samuel PENNEY, Carbonear, 73. Ex-Head Constable A. E. DWYER, Bay Roberts, 72.
November 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD King Edward paid surprise visit to exhibition and sale of work by war disabled men, at the Imperial Institute, South Kensington.
November 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Frederick C HARVEY, at North Sydney, 76.
November 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Spanish Air and Navel Ministry charged, submarines believed to be a foreign fleet, entered Cartagena Harbor, and torpedoed Government Cruiser “Miguel de Cerventes”. Civil population ordered to leave. Nfld Order of Antlers presented musical program at the Queen Theatre. Inaugural meeting Patrician Literary Association, Rev. P. J Kennedy, guest speaker - subject “Defender and Friends of Civilization”. Messrs, Isaac Penney, Fred Penney, Arthur Moore and Mr. Woodward, Engineer in charge of Hattie’s Camp, Airport, injured when two gasoline speeders collided at Benton. Isaac Mercer, Sunnyside, elected President of the Nfld. Club formed at Delhousie University. Miss Robertson, St. John’s, Vice President; Miss Moore, Sunnyside, Secretary, and Reg. Ash, Carbonear, Treasurer."
November 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Edward BRODWEICK, 19. Mrs. Rachel BARNES. Mrs. Mary (Furlong) KING. Charles CLEMENT, Grand Bank, 61. Gwendolyn PINHORN, Winterton.
November 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Schooner Eilmore, Capt. Chesley Templeman of Lamaline, arrived in port with canvas badly torn, and everything washed away, having been driven 150 miles off. Annual Xmas Tree of Mercy Convent pupils. Annual meeting ladies’ Auxiliary of the G. W. V. A. 63rd Annual Communication Supreme Grand Lodge of the Society of United Fishermen, held at S. U. F. Building.
November 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mammy’s Bakery celebrated its 5th birthday, when staff and guests were entertained by Manager Stevens at Donovan’s Hostelry. Donald Wells acquitted of charge of manslaughter of Clifford Ralph, in second trial. Christmas Tree at K of C. Memorial School, concluded with dance at Columbus Hall. “Ladies of the Khaki Guild” presented cheque to the G. W. V. A. for the Margaret Furlong Memorial Fund.
November 24, 1936 NECROLOGY Nora WALSH, 9. Capt. George BRAITHWAITE, formerly of this city, at Cambridge, Mass.
November 24, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Several people killed and 75 injured, as result of collision between Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee train, and wooden car of an elevated express. Joseph Short, of New Bonaventure, drowned when his boat capsized, returning from the fishing grounds. Five men lost lives in hold of steamer at Brooklyn, due to poison gas. One of the victims Philip McGrath, formerly of this city.
November 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Japan and Germany signed pact against Communism throughout the world. Capt. Ronald H. Ayre, M. C., Chief Commissioner of Boy Scouts in Nfld., awarded the Silver Wolf for his most excellent service to the Scouts movement. Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of Friendship and Alliance, ratified in House of Lords. Karl Von Ossietzky, awarded Nobel Peace prize. Decision resented in Germany. New Customs Boat, built by Nflds. Dockyards, launched, Christened H. V. H. by Miss Nancy Wild, daughter of the Auditor General and Mrs. Wild.
November 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Walter SPURRELL, 52. Mrs. Mary A MANNING, 81. George FOWLER, 18. John Joseph BENNETT, 55. Mrs. Ambrose ROSE, Biscayan Cove, Cape St. Francis, 63.
November 25, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Clarence Edgar Butt and Miss Julia Rosella Legge.
November 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hon. R. B. Ewbank, C. I. E., C. S. I., gave address at Memorial College on “Village Life in India.” Rotary Club welcomed back President R. F. Horwood, who recently returned home from Montreal. S. S. Bearn, arrived in port, after being 38 days buffeted about by wind and sea on voyage from Drammen, Norway to Toledo. Congregational Ladies’ Aid annual sale of work. Moscow indignant over Germany-Japanese pact. Mr. D. J. Van Bonnell addressed MacDonald Fellowship Club, on “The world Outlook at the Present Time”. St. Andrew’s Rovers and Y. P. S. C. C. gathered at Presbyterian Hall to celebrate St. Andrew’s Day.
November 26, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Capt. Ross Cole S. A., and Capt. Beulah Cooper, S. A., at Deer Lake.
November 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Peace Conference opened at Rio de Jeniero. President Roosevelt welcomed by thousands of Brazilians, as he pledged United States against any invasion of the New World. Belgian Premier Van Zeeland, who is visiting London, entertained at Luncheon, at which chief speaker was Foreign Secretary Eden. Meeting of the St. John’s branch of the G. W. V. A. His Excellency the Governor, held Investing of the Order of the British Empire, Rev. Oliver Jackson, M. B. E., and J. H. Small Esq., M.B. E., recipients of the Order.
November 27, 1936 NECROLOGY Alfred BRACE, 84. Ronald Albert DOWNTON, 14.
November 28, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Bernard V Andrews, B. A., of Port de Grave and Miss Barbara May Dominy of Greenspond, at St. Mary’s Church.
November 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Jimmy Mollison left London in attempt to break the England to Capetown record. Annual Memorial Service for deceased members of the Knight of Columbus, held at Columbus Hall. Collier “Watco” bound from North Sydney to St. Pierre with load of coal, sprang a leak and sank, 5 miles off Point Plate. Six members of crew safe, 3 missing. Historic Crystal Palace, London, burned to ground. Questions in House of Commons. Foreign Secretary stated there was no Military Alliance between Germany and Japan. Scottish Freemasonry in Newfoundland, fittingly celebrated the Bi-Centenary of the founding of the Grand Lodge of Scotland. His Royal Highness, the Duke of York, installed as Grand Master at Edinburgh. New Club known as the Long Pond Ski Club, formed. Scottish Freemasons in Conception Bay gathered at Harbor Grace, to celebrate Bi-Centenary of the Grand Lodge of Scotland.
November 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Samuel J FOOTE, K.C. passed away on train near Buffalo. Mrs. Heber GRANDY, Grand Bank, 26. Mrs. Mary Jose Whelan, Colliers.
November 30, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ellen CHAFE.

December 1, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Presentation Convent Ladies’ Association held annual sale of work. Highest tides in past 40 years or 50 years, reported in the Thames Estuary, which overflowed the embankment at Westminister. Second annual dinner of the Trail Builders Club, held at Donovan’s Hostelry. Installation officers Terra Nova Council Knight of Columbus. Annual meeting Archbishop Howley Assembly, 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, and election of officers.
December 1, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS More than 100 persons drowned, 300 injured, and thousands homeless, when the water of Seyhan River, Ankard, Turkey, overflowed and submerged district. Flood catastrophe of major proportions hit Coast of Asia Minor, causing much loss of life and destruction.
December 2, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Golden Jubilee of Church of England Assistant Association Meeting of Supreme Council held at Carbonear. Hundreds of men and women believed killed in three Fascist air raids, opening a fearful assault on hunger ridden Madrid. Santa Clause Day at Bishop Spencer College. Fifteen cases and barrels donated, to be forwarded to poorer settlements, for distribution at Christmas time. Royal Oak Lodge held election of officers. Annual Fall Fair at St. Mary’s Hall. Premier Baldwin called upon His Majesty the King, which sensational rumors declared, had to do with Kings marriage. British newspapers also commented on speech of Bishop of Braford, which stated that the King “needs the Grace of God for his office.” Annual smoker and joint presentation of bowling trophies at Holy Name Auditorium. Annual meeting of Chairmen of the Conception Bay Hockey teams, held at Bay Roberts.
December 2, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Thousands of persons carried away by flood, which swept the rich Cagayan River Valley in Northern Luzon Island. Edward Hayes, of Dunville, accidently drowned.
December 2, 1936 NECROLOGY Sarah A HORWOOD, 68. Harold George TAYLOR, 16. Mrs Isabelle MILES, Bonavista.
December 3, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Women Auxiliary of the Institute for the Blind, held successful Sale of work at Gower Street Church Hall. Weekly meeting of MacDonald Fellowship Club. Lady Walwyn gave delightful travelogue. British Government notified by Spanish Nationalist Government, that air attacks will be made on hostile ships, in Spanish territorial waters. Fall indoor sport at the C. L. B. held at Armory. ST. John’s Rotary Club celebrated 15th birthday, when 100 members and their friends sat down to dinner at Newfoundland Hotel. Rotarian Alan Fraser, spoke on the History of the Club, while Capt. Baker of Canadian Institute for the Blind affected with blindness.
December 3, 1936 NECROLOGY Lester LITTLE, Bonavista, 9.
December 3, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Richard Dwyer, Jr. of Bell Island and Miss Veronica Farrell of Harbor Grace at Bell Island. Llewellyn Batten of Bareneed and Miss Florence Fraize, of Carbonear, at Carbonear. William Bishop and Miss Mary Hussey, Clarke’s Beach.
December 3, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS K.L.M. Dutch Airline passenger ship, crashed and fell in flames near Croydon, 14 persons lost lives. Body of Robert Gulliver, 70, whose home was near Quidi Vidi, found on bottom of Lake by four boys.
December 4, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Department of Posts and Telegraph took over lease of building on Southside of Water Street, opposite Post Office, to facilitate public, in receipt and disposal of parcels, particularly at Christmas time. Thomas Francis Foley, native of Newfoundland for several year, Supt. of Cable of the Western Union, named American Traffic Manager for the Company, succeeding Mr., Blenheim.
December 4, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Benjamin PARDY, Grand Bank, 74.
December 4, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Richard Collins, 28 son of Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Collins, of this city, killed in motor accident at Port Arthur, Texas. Charles Lundrigan, of Witless Bay, who left his home to visit his rabbit snares on the 11th, not since heard of.
December 5, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Captain Baker, National Secretary of the Canadian Institute for the Blind, gave address at Government House.
December 5, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs Julia MAUNDER. Archibald LINDSAY, 52. Ida Julia WHITTEN, Mrs. Ada HUSSEY, 52. Mrs. Althae MORRISSEY.
December 6, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Premier Baldwin denied Cabinet is pressing for the King’s abdication, and stated King’s decision is at his pleasure. Annual meeting T. A. Juveniles, General Manager H. J. Kelley of Dosco, announced general wage increase of 7½ per cent to all employees of the Steel Plant and subsidiary companies in Easter Canada and Newfoundland. Mayor Carnell, guest speaker Holy Cross Literary Association, outlined some of the important milestones in civic progress. Rev. Fr. W. J. Ryan, addressed Patrician Association on “Some Early Phases of the Charitable work of the Church.” Nfld Order of Antlers presented educational program at Queen Theatre. Capt. L. C. Murphy, guest speaker, subject “Bugles Calling and Drums throbbing.”
December 6, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Frances MURPHY. James J GALWAY. Mrs. Isabelle S (Caldwell) WELLMAN at San Pedro California.
December 7, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Fire destroyed shack on Blackhead Road occupied by Denis Clancey. Annual meeting of Girl Guide Association, held at Government House. Appointment of Sir Wilfred Wentworth Woods, K. C. M. G., to be Member of the Commission of Government of Newfoundland, in succession of Mr. Thomas Lodge, C. B., whose term of office will expire in February next. Installation officers St. Andrews Lodge. Annual meeting St. John’s Curling Association. Capt. Robert B Irving, appointment Commander of British Liner “Queen Mary”. Summer residence of Mr. G. G. Christian at Piccott’s Pond, Portugal Cove, destroyed by fire."
December 7, 1936 NECROLOGY Charles A, G BRUCE, 69. Mrs. Michael STUCKLESS, Coachman Cove, Mrs. Sarah E COFFIN, 79. Patrick J MAHER, 76.
December 7, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS As a result of derailment of caboose near Buchans, Mr. Goldman, a Russian, passed away at Buchans Hospital, from injuries received.
December 8, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Newfoundland Outport Nurses Industrial Association at Government House. Annual sale of work St. Patrick’s Convent School. Mr. Stephens, Proprietor of Mammy’s Bakery, given surprise party in honor of his birthday, by members to staff. Annual sale of work under auspices of Cathedral Women’s Association held at Synod Hall.
December 8, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie (Pepper) GREENLAND. Mrs. Eliza Ann TUCKER, at Halifax, N.S.
December 8, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Patrick Kent and Miss Mary Dwyer of Bell Island, at Oratory of Mercy Convent.
December 9, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD German charges that 35,000 Soviet citizens are now in Spain fighting for the Govenment, made by Von Ribbintrop. Soviet Maisky replied that 6,000 trained and equipped Germans, are fighting for the Insurgents. Snow Carnival organized by director of St. Edward’s Boys’ Club, held at Auditorium, Harvey Road. Howard Norman, of Patrick Street, suffered injuries to his head and face, when the car in which he was driving over the Topsail Road, hit a telegraph pole.
December 9, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Andrew Hiscock of Winterton and Miss Violet King of Grate’s Cove, at Winterton.
December 10, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "His Majesty King Edward VIII abdicated. Duke of York succeeded to the Throne. Hugh crowds hail new King. MacDonald Fellowship Club held last meeting for year. Annual Christmas Sale under auspices of S. P. A. held at Canon Wood Hall. Rev. N. J. LeShano, returned Missionary from India, gave illustrated lecture on “Indian Life and Culture” at Gower Street Sunday School Hall. S. S. Northern Ranger, rescued two boat loads of people who had left Port Hope Simpson on the 6th for Battle Harbor, to connect with the ship, and were caught in the ice. Body of Samuel J. Foote , K.C., laid to rest in General Protestant Cemetery, following service at Gower Street United Church. Old Spencerians form Badminton Club. Annual Prize giving, Springdale Street School at St. Mary’s Hall."
December 10, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Hundred killed or injured by earthquake in city of San Vincente, San Salvador.
December 10, 1936 NECROLOGY Annie VATCHER, of Freshwater, Carbonear. Richard CLANCY, native of Killushy Fetherd Co., Tipperary, Ireland, 78.
December 11, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Session of League of Nations held to hear appeal of Red Spanish Government. Queen Mary broadcasted message of thanks to Empire. Declaration of Abdication Bill passed third reading in House of Commons without division. Communique stated that Dept. of Natural Resources and Dept. Rural Reconstruction from January 1st.[sic] Rotary Club welcomed back President R. F. Horwood, after long absence due to illness. Enjoyable dance held at Spencer College Hall. New King takes title of George VI.
December 11, 1936 NECROLOGY William Green MILES, Bonavista, 74. Sr. Mary Thomas GOSSE, formerly of Torbay, at Congregation of Notre Dame, Montreal, 20.
December 11, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Seymour Bishop and Miss Mildred Bishop, Burnt Hd. Cupids.
December 12, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Former King Edward, made Duke of Windsor by the new King, boarded Destroyer at Portsmouth Naval Yard, and quietly left England, his farewell message to his people heard throughout the world. Large crowd of citizens thronged grounds of Colonial Building, and massed in the street outside, to hear His Excellency Sir Humphrey Walwyn proclaim the accession of His Majesty King George VI.
December 13, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Very serious situation caused in North China, through arrest of Marshal Chiang Kai Chek by Marshal Sui Liang. Forty-seven lives lost through the torpedoing of the Spanish Government submarine C-3. Speaking from Pulpit of St. Paul’s Cathedral, in an address that was broadcast throughout the Empire, Archbishop of Canterbury discussed the crisis that led to the abdication of King Edward, criticizing his failure to decide where his duty lay. Duke of Windsor arrived at Vienna to begin his voluntary exile. Rite of Confirmation administered to 77 male and 64 female candidates at St. Mary’s Church. Annual Meeting T. A. & B. Society. Welcome extended to new Spiritual Director, Rev. P. J. Kennedy. Missionary Day observed at Gower Street United Church. Presentation of Prizes won on the boxing tourney at office of the President of A. A. A. Hon. M. P. Gibbs, K. C., spoke to Holy Cross L. A. taking as his subject “The hope of Democracy”. “Symposium” provided much interest at weekly session of Patrician Association.
December 13, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emma WOODS. James LACEY, Master Cooper. Mrs. Catherine (Hayes) RUMSEY, 56. Richard F COLLINS, of this city, at Port Author, Texas.
December 14, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Birthday of King George VI.
December 14, 1936 NECROLOGY James R ENGLISH, Thomas FRANCIS, Grand Bank, 71.
December 15, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Japanese Ambassador to Moscow had lengthy conversation with Soviet Commissionaire for Foreign Affairs, Litvinoff, re relations between the two Countries. The Pope suffered a relapse. Prize Day at St. Bonaventure’s College. Glee Club of the Memorial College, under direction of Miss Eleanor Mews, presented “Carols by Candlelight.” Annual Sale of work at St. Joseph’s Convent Schools, Hoylestown. Dr. Rendall gave address to Graduate Nurses Association on “History of Nursing at St. John’s General Hospital.”
December 15, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Fanny BARRETT, Coley’s Point. John OSBORNE, Grand Bank, 72.
December 15, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James Street and Miss Florence Fleming, Spillar’s Cove, at Bonavista. Frank Mouland and Miss Gertrude Hicks, Bonavista.
December 16, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Children of the Kindergarten Holloway School gave display of their work.
December 16, 1936 NECROLOGY Elizabeth EDMUNDS, Bayley’s Cove, 60.
December 16, 1936 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Eric Hiscock and Miss Lizzie Ploughman, Trinity, South.
December 17, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bernard Richards 7, had leg broken, when truck driven by Ralph Murrin, skidded on Long’s Hill. Closing exercises and prize given St. Thomas’s School. Amateur contest at Community Centre. Preliminary reciprocal agreement to preserve the present Mediterranean, between Italy and Britain. Dr. Harkness, of the Newfoundland Memorial College, gave most interesting address before Rotary Club on “Modern Statistics.”
December 17, 1936 NECROLOGY William SHEPPARD, Harbor Grace, 67.
December 18, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD British House of Commons adjourned until January 19th. Mr. Eden stated it was the duty of all to keep out of the Spanish Quarrel, and that the Country should settle its own difference. His Majesty King George VI, held first Privy Council at Buckingham Palace.
December 18, 1936 NECROLOGY Iasac KING of Jacob, Broad Cove 73. Thomas W CAREY, formerly of Newfoundland, at New York, 69. Wilfred LITTLE, Bonavista 17.
December 19, 1936 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ellen (Howlett) KNIGHT.
December 20, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Giant air liner, piloted by Dick Merrill, crashed into mountain side near Port Lewis, N.J. All of 11 occupants alive but injured. Musicale held by Patrician Association. Holy Cross L. A. held enjoyable musicale.
December 20, 1936 NECROLOGY James J MEHAR, 64. Mrs Margaret ROCHE, Middle Cove, 84. William J JACKMAN, of Winbourne, England, at Tilt Cove.
December 21, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Speech Day Bishop Spencer College. Sir John Blard Sutton, famous Surgeon, passed away at London, 81.
December 21, 1936 NECROLOGY Alwyn Vincent LESTER, 20 years 9 months.
December 22, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Indignant outcry in Russia over sinking of the Soviet steamer “Komsomol”, by Spanish Nationalist Warship. Speech day at Bishop Feild College.
December 22, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body of Samuel Andrews, 52, of the Old Railway Track, found in shallow pool in grove, about 100 yards from Pennywell Road. He had been missing since the 17th.
December 22, 1936 NECROLOGY Edmund HARNUM, Heart’s Delight, 80.
December 23, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spanish Nationalist captured towns of El Carpo, Porcuro and Villafrance de Cordola. Speech day Prince of Wales College. Opera “The Gondoliers” presented by pupils.
December 23, 1936 NECROLOGY Ex Inspector Robert J SPARROW, 84.
December 23, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Six men killed when passenger airship crashed near Dallas,Texas.
December 24, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Members of St. John’s Rotary Club distributed 135 Christmas hampers to deserving families. 360 Christmas dinners given by Salvation Army. Lady Walwyn distributed first basket. Recognition of Italian Sovereignty over Abyssinia by Switzerland. Pope Pius XI broadcast Christmas message over Vatican Station. Mounted Police waited on Sergt. William Russell, Officer in Charge, and presented him with beautifully engraved walking stick. Deputation from City Streets Department, called on Supt. P. J. Neville at his residence, and presented him with a very useful motor rug, as appreciation of goodwill, existing between him and his men. Mrssrs Bowring Bros. Ltd., presented cheque to Capt. Abraham Kean, O.B. E. in recognition of success achieved by him, during many years of service as Sealing Master.
December 25, 1936 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 24 persons known to be dead as a result of launch capsizing at Kingston, Jamaica.
December 25, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Constable Michael Walsh of West End Fire Hall, severely injured by Pearce Power, when he was trying to arrest him. 200 children guests of Police at East End Fire Station. Enjoyable Christmas dance at B. I. S. Club rooms. Christmas Revels at St. Mary’s Hall attended by 300 couples. General Chaing Kai Shek released."
December 25, 1936 NECROLOGY Jean LITTLE, Bonavista, 2½.
December 26, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Christmas Dance at St. Mary’s Hall. 200 children entertained by Police of Central Station. Long Pond Ski Club officially opened by His Excellency the Governor. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel G. Collier, Hamilton Street, celebrated golden anniversary of their wedding. Father Christmas visited Mental Hospital and presented gifts to patients.
December 27, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Anglo-Italian Mediterranean Agreement accomplished fact. Solemn recall to religion broadcast by Archbishop of Canterbury. Mr. Justin Higgins reviewed past year and treated in prospect the New Year, before Patricians Association. Mr. C. E. Hunt, K.C. gave review of the year to Holy Cross L. A.
December 27, 1936 NECROLOGY "Mrs. Isabella B SMITH, 86. Jack WHITE, formerly of this city at sydney, N.S. Edward Joseph GOSSE, 16. Michael J NOLAN."
December 28, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Arthur Rendell appointed Manager of the new “Maroon” hockey team. Troops of the Southern National Army in Spain, continue to advance. Deserters from Red Army describe the situation on the Red front as desperate, about 5,000 Priests, including 10 Bishops, said to have been murdered thus far in Civil War. John B Ashley, son of Mr. And Mrs William J Ashley, graduate of St. Bonaventure’s College, now student at Dalhousie, winner of Rhodes Scholarship for 1937. Installation officers St. John’s Lodge. Past Master Jewel, presented to W. Bro. Campbell MacPherson, the retiring Master, photo of late Hon. J. A. Clift. Unveiled and presentation made to Hon. Sir John R. Bennett, K. B. E. Annual meeting Newfoundland Light and Power Co., Ltd., Employees’ Association.
December 29, 1936 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Socialist killed 5,000 Fascists, and drove back enemy who were aided by 4 battalions of Germans, in the Southern Offensive on the Madrid defense. Christmas party of the children of the United Church Orphanage held. German ship “Palos” which was held up off Bibas, now released by Spanish. Church of England Institute purchased residence of Mr. J A. W. W. McNeily, Church Hill, for club rooms.
December 29, 1936 NECROLOGY Hubert Gordon A CHRISTIAN. R. A. M., 47. Mrs. Catherine (Green) McGRATH. Mrs. Bridget (Tobin) SHORALL. Mrs. Sarah HUSSEY, Brigus, 66.
December 30, 1936 NECROLOGY Edward Patrick GROVER, 20.

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