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Twillingate Sun and Northern Weekly Advertiser

Place of publication: Twillingate
Dates of publication: June 24, 1880-Jan. 31, 1953.
Suspended publication: Jan. 16-Feb. 15, 1947.
Frequency: Weekly.

Title varies:
Twillingate Sun and Northern Weekly Advertiser, June 24, 1880-Aug. 10. 1912.
Twillingate Sun, Oct. 19, 1912-Jan. 31, 1953.

Editor and proprietor:
Jabez P. Thompson, June 24, 1880-1895.
George Roberts, 1895 (56)-1910.
William B. Temple, 1910-1921.
Stewart Roberts, 1921-Jan. 9, 1947.
Ernest G. Clarke, Feb. 22, 1947-Jan. 31, 1953.

The Twillingate Sun printed local and foreign news, legislative proceedings, serial fiction and advertisements. It claimed to be politically independent in 1886, but supported the Whiteway and the Liberals, especially in the fall election of 1894. In 1929, it supported Squires and in 1948 was neutral on Confederation. The Sun ceased publication due to financial reasons in 1953.

MUN 1880-1883, 1886-[1887]-[1889, 1891-1896,1899, 1903-1905, 1908-1944]-1953 Microfilm
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The records were transcribed by JANE ANNE McKINNON.
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors. If you should find any errors or have other records to contribute, then please contact the Twillingate Sun transcription project co-ordinator, GEORGE WHITE

    [There is nothing on my microfilm for 1916, prior to May 27, 1916. GW.] 
May 27, 1916  Fishing News  Mr. Thos. CHURCHILL’s trap had fourteen or fifteen barrels at the Arm on Thursday morning. The Clyde on Tuesday reported a good sign of fish at Fogo, Change Islands and Herring Neck. HOWELL’s the only trap out at Herring Neck, had 16 barrels that evening. At Fogo few traps were out owing to ice, but they were doing well. We hear the Mr. HOWLETT’s (CHURCHILL’s) trap had another good haul this morning, about 14 barrels. 
May 27, 1916  The Ethel B. CLARK Ashore  The Ethel B. CLARK, Capt Phil. WELLS, had a very narrow escape from becoming a total wreck on Saturday night. She was making in here, having come from St. John’s with freight for J. W. HODGE, and in the close of the evening, it being very thick with fog, she ran in a gulch at Big Wild Cove. First reports that came up said that she was a total wreck, but a number of men from Crow Head and Wild Cove lent their aid, and she was got off after quite a tussle. There was a considerable run on, but the vessel ran in between two reefs of rocks and escaped any more serious damage than loosing part of her shoe. Quite a little praise issue those Crow Head and Wild Cove men who worked so hard without thought of pay, to save the Ethel B. Clark last Saturday night, and it is to be hoped that the Insurance Companies will recognize this claim. The men might easily have argued, "We shan’t get anything out of this, let her go to pieces, and we’ll get the third for salvaging the cargo." The fact that they did not do this, but worked their hardest all night to get the ship clear, entitles them to consideration from the Insurance Companies, which they will, we hope, receive. 
May 27, 1916  Shipping News  The Sea Lark, Capt. James PURCHASE, left Back Hr. for Treaty Shore on Monday. The little steamer Tommy, belonging to Job’s, arrived here Monday with a case of Measles aboard. Dr. WOOD was called and the ship anchored in the stream. Several schooners weighed anchor on Tuesday morning, but met a tight string of ice off Long Point, all but Capt. Saul WHITE returning to port. The S. S. Earl of Devon arrived Tuesday morning from North. The Schr. Brubury (or Brabury), Capt. Penny STUCKLESS, arrived from St. John’s, Tuesday. The Eye-Opener, MANUEL’s motorboat, was here Wednesday morning from Exploits; and the Morton, OSMOND’s motorboat, was here the same day from Morton’s Hr. MANUEL’s motorboat from Loon Bay was here Tuesday, Messrs. Kenneth and Arthur MANNUEL coming down with her. Schr. M. J. Hickman, Capt Robert YOUNG, arrived here Saturday, and discharged goods to the Union Store, leaving with the balance of her cargo for Morton’s Harbour on Wednesday. 
May 27, 1916  Rev. STIRLING Goes to Bay Roberts  Rev. STIRLING announced his decision to accept the pulpit of Bay Roberts on Sunday last. He will leave here about the last of August. His successor will probably no be announced until after the Synod. 
May 27, 1916  Death  Mrs. H. J. HOWLETT, Monday received the sad intelligence of the death of her brother at Keels, B. B., from after effects of measles. He was about 45 years of age and was unmarried. 
May 27, 1916  Personals  Mr. C. L. HODGE arrived last Friday evening by Clyde. Mr. Robert MOSS, an old resident of this place, arrived by Prospero from St. John’s. He was at Boston for two years, but retuned to St. John’s last year. Mr. GARDNER, the new manager for the Bank of N. S., arrived by Clyde Tuesday. Dr. HOWLETT has been a very busy man since his arrival here and his appointment card is still fairly well filled. We understand he will go to Fogo after he finishes here and will probably put in a week there. Miss GRAY went to Botwood by Clyde Tuesday, but is returning again today. Miss Minnie VATCHER left by Clyde for Boston, on a visit to her sister who is living there. Mr. J. A. TEMPLETON, Manager of the Bank of N. S. here, received his instruction for transfer to Sydney Mines last Saturday. He will probably leave by Prospero. His successor we hear, is a Mr. GARDNER late of Winnipeg. Mr. TEMPLETON leaves by Clyde today for St. John’s, on the way to Sydney Mines, where he will now be stationed. His friends rendered him a farewell dance at the Ford Hotel on Thursday night. Mrs. Dr. SMITH goes to Fogo by today’s Clyde. Mr and Mrs. H. J. EARLE were on board the Clyde today enroute to Fogo. A. G. ASHBOURNE went to Lewisporte by motorboat this morning. Mr. J. A. TEMPLETON leaves by either Clyde or Prospero tomorrow. We hear Mr. Edgar WARR of Purcell’s Hr. had a young horse die recently thru' blood poisoning. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: One piece of land situated West End of Lewisporte, one piece of land situated at Scissors Cove, (now named Stanhope near Lewisporte), one piece of land situated at Michael's Harbour near Lewisporte, the latter now under cultivation and with 2 houses on it, one piece land situated Musselbed Island, Lewisporte, one ox, and several horses and harnesses for sale. All in good condition. To Let: One dwelling house, situated about centre settlement, Lewisporte, for particulars apply to: Uriah FREAKE or C. W. WOOLFREY, assistant. 
May 27, 1916  Marriage  A pretty but quiet wedding was solemnized in St. Paul’s Church, Toronto on the 3rd of May, when Liliau, fourth daughter of Mr and Mrs. William BELL, “Cleator Gate” Cleator, Cumberland, England, was united in marriage to Harry WHITE son of Mr. John WHITE, South Side. The Rev. Dr. CODY officiated. The bride, who was given away by Mr. W. S. ALLEY, [could be ADEY?] wore a white georgette crepe and white satin dress, with tulle veil and wreath of orange blossoms, and carried a bouquet of bridal roses and maidenhair fern. Her attendant Miss Celia MEPHAM [?] wore a dress of pale blue silk and lace, with Tuscan hat, and carried a bouquet of pink carnations and a fern. Mr. and Mrs. WHITE left on the 5:20 train for a trip across the states, the bride wearing a tan corduroy velvet suit with black hat. 
May 27, 1916  An Apology  Jenkins Cove, May 27th 1916: Dear Mr. Editor, Please allow me space in your paper to make an apology to Miss Kate STUCKLESS, concerning a letter I wrote her last week. Dear Miss STUCKLESS, excuse me for what I said. I trust in the future I will learn to behave better. Signed, Naomi C----- [illegible], Jenkin's Cove. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Perry DAVIS Painkiller is of great value as a liniment for sore throat, rheumatism, bruises, sprains and chillblain. 25 and .50 cent bottles. 
May 27, 1916  Sealing News  Quite a number of seals were still to be got the first part of the week, and we hear that Tuesday, Mr. Joe WHITE’s crew in their motorboat, got no less than seventy. The Devon reported seals plentiful on the other side of the Bay, and passed thro' a considerable patch of them we hear. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Picked up near the Custom House, a silver Brooch with enamelled Forget-me-nots. Owner may have same by calling this office and paying cost of notice. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: This coming season, a man with some experience to run a Gideon motor engine. For particulars write: Thos. FRENCH, Tizzard’s Hr. 
May 27, 1916  Birth  Born to Constable and Mrs. TULK, on Tuesday, May 23, a daughter. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1)  The Stephano did not arrive from Halifax until Saturday, being held up at that port on account of the great scarcity of laborers, and even with the big inducement of $5.00 for ten hours working time, it was difficult to get workmen to handle cargo. The same trouble was experienced on previous trips, and the crew had to assist in loading and discharging the ship. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2)  Information having been received in town on Tuesday last, that the Govt. of Portugal had commandeered all the Nfld. fish – the Premier, Gov., and Board of Trade got busy, and were very soon in touch with the Colonial Office over the matter. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3)  A Patriotic example was given the other day by many of the seamen who had just returned from Russia, in offering their services for King and Country, and say they would have enlisted long ago, had they been here. Bravo! Brave and noble fellows, you have acted rightly. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4)  The S. S. Kef_ive, [could be Kefdive or Kefoive] the first ship from Montreal this season, reached port on Thursday of last week. She is a peculiar looking boat, and is generally used on the Great Lakes. For several days a large iceberg guarded the entrance to our Harbor but on Thursday drifted out of sight. The Camera boys were kept busy taking snap shots. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5)  The Chief Engineer of the S. S. Cranley now in port discharging salt, relates some thrilling experiences when the sister ship, Tritonia, was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland last year. Chief URGUHART held a similar position on her, and spent a trying time of nearly twenty-four hours in a lifeboat, before reaching the land. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6)  The Patriotic Associations are still continuing their noble work and every other day we hear of a sale of work, concert, or operetta in aid of their funds. Even the children have caught the spirit of their seniors, and hold afternoon teas at their homes, which realise quite a nice amount towards the various funds. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 7)  The classes, recently opened for the instructions of Volunteers who have not been blessed with an elementary Education, are progressing most favourably. Mr. Arthur BARNES directs the work and a large number of ladies conduct the classes. The volunteers are very keen, and on the opening day 115 presented themselves for instruction. The classes are held in the C. L. B. Armoury. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 8)  Private Phil JENSEN’s lecture in the British Hall the other evening was filled to overflowing. In fact the numbers trying to gain admission would have filled a building twice as large as the British. The hundreds of disappointed ones will have an opportunity given them of hearing this hero in a few weeks time. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 9)  The Coopers are now looking for an increase of wages. The firemen of the Terra Nova, who refused to sail on her unless they got more pay, had their demands acceded to, and left port happy and contented. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 10)  The Cranley, after discharging her coal cargo, sails for Heart's Content to load pulp and paper for London. Harts Content is to be the winter port for the A. N. D. CO, and this will be the first shipment. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 11)  The S. S. Kite has been purchased by K. R. PROUSE, and will shortly proceed to New York, where boilers will be installed. It is said she is engaged by a party of tourists for a Northern cruise. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 12)  A serious accident happened to W. NOLAN of the Avalon Boot and Shoe Factory a few days ago. He was operating a splitting machine when his right hand came in contact with the knives, which so badly mutilated two of his fingers that amputation will be necessary. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 13)  The three men, John MAHONEY, Sr., Patrick HYDE and Wm. DAY, who were before the Court charged with casting away the schr. Birch Hill, pleaded guilty and were sentenced to two years in the Penitentiary. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 14)  The Grand Bankers have spent over one hundred thousand dollars for new schooners and it is said now possess the finest fleet of schooners in the Island. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 15)  The schr. Reciprocity, from Pool's Island for St. John’s, ran on Wash Balls at the entrance of the Narrows on Tuesday morning of last week, and sank shortly after in Fresh Water Bay. Owing to a strong wind and heavy sea, the crew barely escaped with their lives. The loss to them at this season is a serious one, as they had considerable money with them, with which to purchase supplies. 
May 27, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 16)  The last Gazette has the Prohibition proclamation prohibiting the Importation, manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in this Colony. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  For sale at Fogo, for and on account of whom it may concern, Schooner Fidele, built 1894, gear in fair order, tonnage 34-10. Price wanted $300.00, for further information apply to: J. W. HODGE, Fogo or Twillingate. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: a smart Boy for shop work. Apply Arthur MANUEL 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Uriah FREAKE, Proprietor of the King George Hotel, situated near Railway station, Lewisporte, and owner of a motorboat…persons can get taken around the bay… (Hotel managers: Mr and Mrs. George HANN). 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Thos. McMURDO & Co. Chemists since 1823, St. John’s: Sanident Tooth Paste is a perfect dentifrice, because it cleans the teeth better than any other; it is a good purifier of the gums and mouth; it is quite smooth and gritless; it has a pleasant flavour and it is never too hard or too soft in any weather. Send us .25 cents in stamps and you will receive a tube next mail. The Sanident Brush is the right toothbrush to use the paste with. Will outwear two ordinary brushes because the hairs will not come out. Send us .35 cents in stamps and we will send on next mail. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  STEER Bros. – 379, 381, 382 Water St., St. John’s General Merchants, Specialties: Purity Flour, Mocha Tea. Box 952. Mail Orders. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  Geo. J. CARTER, St. John’s or Herring Neck: For Sale at Exploits, Waterside Premises, Wharf, Shop and Store. 
May 27, 1916  Advertisement  HENDERSON’s, Theatre Hill, St. John’s. Importers of General Dry Goods, American Fancy Goods, Child’s, Misses and Ladies Millinery; Motto: Satisfaction or money refunded. “The Best Value House” 
June 3, 1916  Red Cross and Cot Fund (Part 1)  Thos. ROBERTS, 20; Joseph ROBERTS, 20; Gordon ROBERTS, 20; Ed. ROBERTS, 20; John ELLIOTT, 50; Benj. ROBERTS, 50; F. G. ROBERTS, 30; Geo. SMITH, 10; Geo. ROBERTS, 20; Mrs. Geo. ROBERTS, 50; M. ROBERTS, 20; John SHEPHERD, 20; Obadiah ROBERTS, 30; James ROBERTS, 25; James PRESTON, 50; Willis ERIDGER, 30; Geo. PAYNE, 40; J. E. R., 20; A. ROBERTS, 30; Jonas ELLIOTT, 40. Total: $6.00 Pictures: $2.50. Lloyd ROBERTS, $2.00; William FREEMAN, 50; John MILLS, 50; Mr. ELLIOTT, 50; Nat CHITMAN, 20; Mrs. John DOVE, 20; William Sharp, 10; Archibald STOCKLEY, 20; A Friend, 10; L. ANDREWS, 10; Arthur ELLIOTT, 20; A Friend, 20; Job HAMLIN, 50; Mrs. Hannah HAMLIN, 20; Mr. Daniel HAMLIN, 5; Mrs. Louie ELLIOTT, 10; Mrs. George ELLIOTT, 20; Mrs. Lizzie ELLIOTT, 20; Israel DOVE, 10; Mr. SHARP, 10; Fred ELLIOTT, 20; Will SHARP, 20; Alfred ELLIOTT, 10; John SHARP, 20; Joseph SHARP, 10; A Friend, 5; Mrs. SHARP, 5; A Friend, 2; Mrs. Robert SHARP, 20; Mrs. G. CHITMAN, 10; Mrs. Frank MUDFORD, 20; Mrs. Joseph MUDFORD, 50; Mrs. MUDFORD, 20. Total: $8.37. 
June 3, 1916  Red Cross and Cot Fund (Part 2)  Mrs. Alex BURT, 10; Mrs. Catherine BAIRD, 50; Joyce MAYNE, 20; Lewis PURCHASE, 20; James PURCHASE, 50; Augustus PURCHASE, 20; Mrs. Clifford, 10; X. Y. Z., 10; Mrs. Mark LUTHER, 20; Theo LUTHER, 20; Mrs. A. ROSSITER, 20; Mrs. Eliza FOX, 20; Mrs. Arthur BLACKLER, 50; Fredrick LUTHER, 20; Edwin LUTHER, 20; Robert HYNES, 1.00; Harold BAIRD, 1.00; Harvey FREEMAN, 20; Mrs. John CLARK, 20; Harry PEYTON, 20; William PEYTON, 1.00; Martin LUTHER, 50; Tamar FOX, 20; James JAYNES, 1.00; Mrs. James JAYNES, 1.00; Henry SIMMS, 20; Mrs. Mark RIDOUT, 15; Edward RIDOUT, 50; Mrs. John RIDOUT, Jr., 20; John RIDOUT, Jr., 30; Martin RIDOUT, 50; Mrs. George RIDOUT, 20; Mrs. George SIMMS, 20; Henry SPENCER, 20; John RIDOUT (Thomas), 20; Mark SPENCER, 50; Frederick RIDOUT, 20; William RIDOUT, 20; Mrs. Z. TIZZARD, 30; Nellie TIZZARD, 20; Isabella BLACKLER, 20; Josie WELLS, 10; William MOORS, 10; Althea ANSTEY, 20; Nellie ANSTEY, 10; Leslie ANSTEY, 2.00; Stanley ANSTEY, 10; Arthur ANSTEY, 20; Miss Mary ANSTEY, 20; Mrs. Frank FREEMAN, 20; Mrs. Dorman MILES, 1.00; George JAYNES, 50; Mrs. George JAYNES, 50; Winnie ELLIOTT, 35; Mrs. James RIDOUT, 20; Joseph SPENCER, 10; Mrs. James SPENCER, 20; Mrs. Esau MURRY, 10; John KINGSBURY, 10; Miss Mary KINGSBURY, 10; Miss H. TIZZARD, 20; John ANSTEY, 50; Miss L. YOUNG, 50; Miss M. BATSON, 50; Miss S. FOLEY, 50; Mrs. Arthur BLACKLER, 20. Total: $ 23.20 
June 3, 1916  Red Cross and Cot Fund (Part 3)  Mrs. R. PRIMMER, 10; Miss B. KNELL, 20; Mrs. Peter WHITE, 20; Mr. Archibald WHITE, 50; Mr. James WHITE, 20; Mrs. Abram WHITE, 20; Mrs. William BARNES, 10; Mrs. Theodore WHITE, 20. Total: $ .70. Lily L. ROBERTS, 1.00; Claude BROWN, 20; Ettie ROBERTS, 05; Minnie ROBERTS, 05; Lucy ROBERTS, 05; Clemi ROBERTS, 05; Annie ROBERTS, 05; Flora ROBERTS, 05; Lewis ANSTEY, 05; Winnie ANSTEY, 05; Arthur ANSTEY, 05; Lillian ANSTEY, 05; Percy WHITE, 02; Mabel BARNES, 05; Pioivie WHITE, 02; Willie WHITE, 02; Leslie ROBERTS, 05; C. P. R., 20; Mrs. A. ROBERTS, 50. Total: $2.53. Dulcie BOURDEN, 50; Eva BOURDEN, 5; Abram KEEFE, 5; M. WHITE, 10; D. BOURDEN, 5; Leah INGS, 20; Sophia HOPKINS, 5; S. A. Chappel, 10; Phoebe NOSEWORTHY, 5; Eliza E. FLYNN, 5; Harold BOURDEN, 10; Elijah GREENHAM, 20; Gladys GREENHAM, 5; Hubert GILLARD, 4; Sydney HOINS, 10; Souvenirs, 30. Total: $1.99. A. C. PARDY, .10; H. J. PARDY, .10; M. G. PARDY, .10; Willie PARDY, .10; Gladys PARDY, .20; W. J. PARDY, .10; Eric PARDY, .10; Milligan PARDY, .10; Stephen PARDY, .10; Mark WARR, .20; Wm. POOLE, .5; Josiah COLBOURNE, .20; Mr. and Mrs. John KEEFE, .50; Mrs. Emily FORWARD, .20; Francis SMITH, .20; Mrs. Thomas SMITH, .20; Dorman RICE, .10; Samuel KEEFE, .20; a friend, .20; Mrs. Mark WARR, .25; Joseph WARR, 1.50; Uriah HALLETT, .20; Andrew ANSTEY, .20; James ANSTEY, .20; Freddie HICKS, .10; Mrs. James HICKS, .20; Stephen ANSTEY, .20; Peter ANSTEY, .15; Bennett ANSTEY, .30; Samuel COLBOURNE, .20; Annie ANSTEY, .10; Mrs. Phillip ANSTEY, .10; Fred ANSTEY, .20; Oliver WARR, .50; Samuel ROBERTS, .20; Mrs. John EVEILEGH, .20; Samuel ANSTEY, .10; George, .10; Hubert ANSTEY, .20; Mrs. Edgar WARR, .20; Livie SMITH, .10; B. HULL, .55; James PARDY, .10; Mrs. G. PARDY, .10; Empire Souvenirs, 2.80; Mrs. S. ROBERTS, .20. Total: $12.60. 
June 3, 1916  Red Cross and Cot Fund (Part 4)  William WATERMAN, .50; Baxter ROGERS, .10; John FLING, .40; Samuel FLING, .50; Susie DALLEY, .20; Henry SIMMONS, .50; Mark JENKINS, .10; Lillie JENKINS, .10; Victor DALLEY, .10; Mrs. Joseph HELLIER, .10; Mrs. Stanley HELLIER, .10; Alma ADAMS, .20; Mr. N. JENKINS, .60; Margaret JENKINS, .20; Mrs. William MARSH, .10; Edgar JENKINS, .10; George JENKINS, .50; Peter JENKINS, .40; Mrs. Frank WEIR, .20; Mrs. James BURTON, .20; Ralph SMITH, .40; Harry POTTLE, $1.00; Mrs. Sydney VINING, .10; Martin VINING, .20; Samuel WELSH, .20; Roland VINING, .5; William PELLY, .20; Annie WATERMAN, .20; Kate STUCKLESS, .30; Gertie STUCKLESS, .10; Mrs. George WEIR, .10; Mrs. Elias JENKINS, .10; Esau BURTON, .20; Mrs. M. BOURDEN, .20; Andrew WELSH, .20; Blanche DALLEY, .20; Andrew MAIDMENT, .50; James HORWOOD, .30; Mrs. George DALLEY, .20; Flossie BURTON, .10; Wilson JENKINS, .10; Thomas BURTON, .20; A. A. ROBERTS, $1.00. Total: $11.35. Wilson POWELL, $2.00; Chas. WHITE, 1.00; Mrs. GILLINGHAM, 1.00; Peter S. SAINSBURY, 1.00: A. WINSOR, 1.00; B. MITCHARD, 1.00; J.W. MINTY, 1.00; Wm. HUGHES, 1.00; R. GUY, .20; F. LINFIELD, .50; H. B. POND, .20; G. E. BLANDFORD, .50; B. BLANDFORD, .50; Geo. BLANDFORD, 1.00; Minnie WHEELOR, .50; P. GRIMES, .50; W. YOUNG, .50; W. HAWKINS, .50; C.R., .50; Jumbo (C.D.M.), 1.00; Wm. ASHBOURNE, 30.00; I.S. LEDREW, 1.00; S. BENNET, 1.00; John HODDER, 1.00; A. J. WOOD, 1.50; Souvenirs, 1.60. Total: $51.50. 
June 3, 1916  Red Cross and Cot Fund (Part 5)  Capt. Wm. SNOW, $5.00; Mrs. Wm. SNOW, 5.00; Miss Susie SNOW, 2.00; Capt. Edward WHITE, 5.00; Mr. H. J. HOWLETT, 2.00; A. DIAMOND, 2.00; Capt. D. WHEELER, 1.00; Capt. A. J. GILLETTE, 1.00; Capt. OKE, 1.00; Capt. John GILLETT, 1.00; Mrs. Mar. MOORES, 1.00; Mr. John RODGERS, 1.00; Harry ASHBORNE, 1.00; Mr. Arthur YOUNG, 1.00; Mr. Geo. INGS, .50; Mr. Arthur SMITH, .50; Mrs. WM. BULGIN, .50; Mrs. Wm. POND, .50; Mr. Isaac POND, .50; Mr. Joseph WHITE, .50; Wm. CHURCHILL, .50; Mrs. Philip CHURCHILL, .50; Mr. R. GILLETTE, .50; Mrs. John MINTY, .50; Mrs. Elizabeth MINTY, .50; Miss Florence MINTY, .50; Mr. H. CHURCHILL, .50; Mr. Samuel COOPER, .50; Mr. Wilfred PENNELL, .50; Mrs. Thomas WHITE, .50; Capt. Saul WHITE, .50; Mr. MORGAN, .50; Mrs. MORGAN, .50; Mr. E. JACOBS, .50; Mr. W. HAWKINS, .50; Mrs. E. HAWKINS, .50; Mr. Robert CLARKE, .20; Mas. Geo. CHURCHILL, .20; Mas. Ed. POND, .20; Mr. J. CHURCHILL, .20; Mr. Stanley PARSONS, .20; Mr. A. BULGIN, .20; Mr. B. OXFORD, .20; Mr. James WEIR, .20; Mr. BULGIN, .20; Mrs. TOMS, .20; Miss Dorothy PENNELL, .20; Mr. James LEGGE, .20; Mr. Freeman PELLEY, .20; Messrs. Ralph PELLEY, .20; Albert LINFIELD, .20; James LEWIS, .20; L. REID, .20; Edgar ROBERTS, .20; Hedley HAWKINS, .20; Adel BURTON, .20; Robt. STOCKLEY, .20; Spot, .20; Mrsses. SAUNDERS, .20; Fanny BATH, .20; Elizabeth BATH, .20; Harry MINTY, .20; Mrs. Gordon HAWKINS, .20; Ada M. SMITH, .20; Jip, .20; Miss Orpah MINTY, .20; Mr. John HICKS, .10; Mr. Thomas SKINNER, .10; Mr. Stephen PELLEY, .10; Mr. Fred PELLEY, .10; Mrs. Wm. BOURDON, .10; Mr. Peter REID, .10; Mas. Lewis BLAKE, .10; Mas. Willie CLARKE, .10; Mrs. Fred LEGGE, Jr., .10; Mr. Solomon SKINNER, $1.00; Mr. Ebenezor VERGE, .10; Mrs. A. VERGE, .10; Mrs. Geo. SLADE, .10; Mrs. WATKINS, .10; Mr. Teddy _OODY, .10; Mr. Harry STOCKLEY, .10; Mrs. Harry BULGIN, .05; Mr. Joseph BULGIN, .05; Mrs. S. FROUDE, .05; Miss Phoebe PELLEY, .05; Mr. Stephen HAWKINS, .50; Mrs. James WEAKLEY, .15; Mrs. Thomas RICE, .30; Mrs. Peter PARSONS, .40; Mrs. Frank LINFIELD, .30; Mr. Wm. LOYTE, .20, copper 5. Total: $52.00 
June 3, 1916  Personals  Miss Lily PEARCE left by last Prospero for St. John’s and will join her family somewhere in Michigan, USA. Mr. John POND was here recently from Botwood, to visit his sister, Mrs. Martin GILLETT who is seriously ill. Mr. Wm. CAMPBELL, secretary to the P. M. General, was here Monday. Mr. FEEDER representing Nfld. Clothing factory, was in town last week and part of this. Miss Hester TIZZARD who has been working in St. John’s, arrived by Prospero last week, and will remain here during the summer. Mr. John COOK who went to St. John’s with his sister returned this week. Mrs. Mabel MANUEL and her three children leave by Prospero this week for Tilt Cove, where they will spend the summer with her mother, Mrs. BLACKMORE. We regret to hear that Capt. Wm. SNOW has been confined to his home for a couple of weeks with an injury to his leg. We hope the genial Captain will soon be about again. Miss Hannah PEARCE and Mr. A. A. PEARCE arrived from Baie Verte by Prospero Thursday. Mr. SPARKS representing Royal Stores arrived by Monday’s Clyde. Mr. J. D. S. BARRETT came down from Morton’s Hr. by Prospero. Constable TULK went on to St. John’s by last Prospero with the man HOPKINS. He will be placed in the Penitentiary as he was causing much trouble threatening the lives of neighbours. Souvenir pictures sold by Mr. DIAMOND and Miss SNOW $12, sold by Miss ROBERTS, Jenkins Arm, .80 cts. 
June 3, 1916  Court Case  A trap berth case was heard in Court on Wednesday, between SHARP of Crow Head, and SHEPPARD of Wild Cove. SHEPPARD, who had trap from ASHBOURNE got judgment. 
June 3, 1916  News of the Troops  "A Lady, FISHER, who visits Pte Ned WHITE (of the Arm) at his Hospital, writes to his people that he has had to have another minor operation to remove splinters of bone from his leg, but is doing well and in good health, though unlikely he will leave for home before August. Pte. Hardy SNOW has recently been in hospital though apparently with nothing serious. Hardy has come thro some tough times unscathed. Pte. Fred WHITE was in France and well when last heard of on June 5th. Pte. Sam BLAKE of the Arm was seen recently by visitors to St. John’s, and he was picked for the bodyguard at the funeral of a young volunteer who died of measles. Sam is doing well, and is making his mark with the boys. Sam PEARCE, after persistent efforts, has at last succeeded in getting accepted and has attained his hearts desire, now wearing the Khaki. We congratulate Sam on his persistence. The WHITES are well represented in the army. Mr. John WHITE has two sons (Ned with the Regiment and Arthur with the Canadians). Capt Ed. WHITE has two, there is a WHITE from Comfort Cove, and another from Loon Bay, while if we mistake not there is another from the South Side." 
June 3, 1916  Letter from Fred SCOTT (Part 1)  Dear Sir, I have been receiving my paper quite regularly for sometime, and I want to tell you how very much I enjoy getting it. As soon as I get it, I put it away until I have a few minutes all to myself and then I get it out, and perhaps I don’t have a good time all to myself. I read every word, advertisements included. It comes like a breath of salty, invigorating sea air. I dare say some people in the old Home Town often say, “There isn’t much in the Sun this week, we might as well be without it.” I can tell you that we who are away from home do not feel that way about it. The fact that John GILLARD’s horse got stuck in the mud or the Magistrate’s cow died, may or may not be very interesting to Twillingate people, but we who are away can get a good hearty laugh, picturing both of these gentlemen in their different disasters. You have never lived far away from your people, and so you cannot know the feelings we have when we sit down in the quieter moments, and let our minds wander away to the times which we now know, were the happiest we shall ever have, those spent in our various home towns when we were boys, and a little farther along when we got a little older, and began to think what clever young men we were after all. Now we are getting a little farther along again, and are every day discovering just how very little we do know after all, and as we get the various corners rubbed off one at a time, we wish we could start all over again, away back in good old Twillingate or elsewhere as the case may be. One of the things which set us thinking is the way the good old landmarks are passing away. 
June 3, 1916  Letter from Fred SCOTT (Part 2)  Almost every time we get your paper we notice that another has passed on. Well they were good solid men and stack up well indeed with the average man we meet in this country. I often look back and think what a fine lot Newfoundland fishermen are on the whole, living close to nature and growing up and passing on without ever coming into contact with so many of the vices which beset the ordinary City dweller. We may lack quite a lot of fancied needs down there, but our people are certainly a God fearing lot, and it always gives me great pride to tell where I come from. Mrs. SCOTT and myself never tire of talking over the trip to Twillingate, and are looking forward to the time when we shall see it again. There is a certain whistle which we hear once in a while, we think it is on one of the trains which pass through here, every time we hear it we say “There comes the Clyde” and wonder how our old friend Capt. KNEE is, also mate BUTCHER. I note that Twillingate is coming to the front with regard to recruiting. I was very sorry to hear of Private WHITE’s misfortune in losing his leg. I am sure you will give him a rousing reception when he comes back. I do not know whether any of the rest of our boys have been hurt, I hope not. We have several regiments recruiting here, thousands of soldiers; right around the corner from our block is a large armoury. We are all trying to do our bit, the Western employees of this arm just subscribed a thousand dollars to buy a machine gun, and we got a very nice letter from General Sam HUGHES. One of our customers, Colonel TUXFORD, was decorated with the Legion of Honour a few days ago; he seems to be making quite a name for himself. Our former Regina Manager, Colonel EDGAR, was the first Canadian officer in France, and came back badly shattered with shrapnel. Capt. WOLLMAN, who was with me at this branch, in charge of a Dept., is going across next month. Yours very truly, Fred A. SCOTT. 
June 3, 1916  Mr. YOUNG's Horse  Mr. Joseph A. YOUNG had the misfortune to lose his horse last week. The animal cut its side on an old bottle while rolling and lockjaw supervened. 
June 3, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Cooperage Material, heading and staves. Prices at Mill, Botwood. Fish Cask Staves $8.00; Herring Barrel Staves $7.50; Heading $15.00 also half drums and whole drums. Apply to Luke DEAN, Botwood. 
June 3, 1916  Advertisement  Highest cash prices paid for Newfoundland stamps, all issues. Address: Frank F. WILLS, City Terrace, St., John’s. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1)  George R_____ of Port Rexton, T. B., was killed by a locomotive at that place on Tuesday of last week. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2)  Quite a number of Newfoundlanders of the 185th Cape Breton Highlanders, who had been visiting their friends on furlough, returned to their Battalion on Wednesday’s express. No doubt the “Boys” thoroughly enjoyed their brief visit. The recruiting Campaign is now in full swing, and numbers of men are arriving daily. Among the latest to respond N. G. was LODGE, who comes forward to replace his brother Samuel who was killed in action while fighting against the Turks. This young man is made of the right stuff and his King and Country need such brave and loyal fellows. The classes formed under the direction of Mr. BARNES for the instruction of volunteers, are making good progress and it is said that the 120 volunteers attending the classes are very anxious to be able to write. No doubt it was a popular move. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3)  The Budget learns with regret of the serious illness of the Rev. Geo. PAINE, retired Methodist minister. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4)  Private Malcolm REEVES of the Nfld. Regiment, died at the Hospital on Saturday morning of last week of Meningitis. He was a native of St. Lawrence, and a fine young man of 18. General sympathy goes out to his sorrowing parents. His funeral took place on Sunday afternoon to the Railway Stations, and was one of the largest ever seen here. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5)  Major FRANKLIN, so well and favourably known in this city, and son- in-law of Hon. Geo. KNOWLING, has recently been promoted to Lieut. Colonel of a Warrickshire Regiment. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6)  It is reported that the Building recently occupied by Hon Jno. ANDERSON and known as the Grace Building, has changed ownership and will be converted into a Banking House to be called the Anti-confederate Bank. Mr. K. R. PROWSE is the purchaser. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 7)  Heart's Content has witnessed the arrival of the first steamer, the S. S. Cranley, to load paper from the A. N. D. Co for the Old Country. The Cable Town is the winter port selected by the Co. and a fine commodious shipping pier has been built. The Capt., officers, and crew received a warm welcome upon arrival, from the citizens and an address of welcome was presented. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 8)  The R. N. Co. have issued instructions that in the future, all passenger cars are to be thoroughly fumigated at least once a month. It is understood that the work will be performed in accordance with the rules of the Board of Health. This is a most necessary precaution and the Messrs REID are to be commended for their prompt action. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 9)  Hon. R. K. BISHOP and J. A. CLIFT, Esq. have been appointed Delegates to England to represent the Colony at the Empire Parliamentary Conference in July. It is said they will visit Britain’s fleet, and also take a look at Verdun and see the vast armies in battles array. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 10)  Amende HOWELL of Bonne Bay, died at the Hospital on Tuesday 23rd from a protracted illness of great suffering. This is the girl who was lost while on her way from Bonne Bay to Rocky Hr., and will be remembered was found by a search party after being 12 days exposed to the cold winds of October 1911. Her sufferings ever since that memorable time, can better be imagined than described. She entered the General Hospital, and in order to save her life, both legs were amputated, shortly after, she contracted tuberculosis and was removed to Signal Hill Hospital. Finally the dread disease Consumption, had made such inroads on the already emaciated frame, that cure was impossible, and after much suffering, she was released on the date above stated. Mr. CLAPP, M.H.A., attended to the embalming and coffining, and had the body sent to her late home for interment. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 11)  From early morn till late at night on Empire Day, every street corner and other section of the City were guarded by Uniformed young Ladies of the Red Cross Society, who held up every passer-by with the query “Will you please buy a tag?” and there was no chance of dodging or escaping the fair question until you were tagged, and the money paid. No one was allowed to escape with the result that their efforts were crowned with success. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 12)  The S. S. AIDGATE (or ALDGATE) from Baltimore to Cardiff with a cargo of wheat, put into port yesterday (Friday) for repairs to her circulating pump. The ship will not get away in under a week, as the work will occupy that time. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 13)  Fourteen men of the Royal Navy arrived last week to join H. M. S. Briton, for the purpose of training the Reservists. They will be attached to the Briton until the end of the war. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 14)  Word was received in town to the effect that Capt. James DONNELLY of the Newfoundland Regiment, who won the Military Cross on the Gallipoli Peninsula, received his medal on Saturday last from His Gracious Majesty King George, at Buckingham Palace. Our young hero was on furlough at London, and left for France immediately after the presentation – may further honours be his. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 15)  Another Newfoundlander, Major Edward WEIGHTON, has been honoured by the King, who has conferred on the Gallant Officer the Distinguished Service Order. The WALSH’s on the Beach are relatives, and his brother Capt. Chas. WEIGHTON of the Nfld. Regiment was killed in action at Gallipoli. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 16)  The changing of the Clyde’s days of sailing is rather awkward as it makes it impossible for the Budget to appear at its proper time in the Sun. However we must submit to the powers that be, and bow to the inconvenience imposed upon us. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 17)  Mr. A. E. HICKMAN, M. H. A., is again before the Court on a new charge of attempting to defraud an insurance Co., and on Friday last, the Grand Jury found a true Bill after an hour’s deliberation. The accused will be arraigned on Monday, and no doubt before this appears in print, will have been found innocent or guilty. 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 18)  The daylight saving controversy is still being freely discussed in the City press, even the fair ones taking a hand in the pros and cons of the interesting subject. What will the harvest be, more daylight and less darkness? 
June 3, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 19)  Widow GREENE of Bell Island has given her third and last son for King and Country. It will be remembered that his brother Sgt. Walter GREENE was the recipient of the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). Noble Sons of a Noble and Patriotic Mother. 
June 10, 1916  Morton’s Hr. Notes (Part 1)  On June 8, Mr. Paul SMALL returned from a business trip to St. John’s. At a social given by the local branch of the Patriotic Association of Women the sum of forty dollars was raised. Mrs. Edward CORNICK is said to be the first this season to have cabbage plants large enough for distribution. Rev. LANGFORD was here on Monday in the interest of Sunday school work, and in the evening gave an address in the Methodist church. The Morton is now at Swan Harbour with salt for herring packers. During the past two weeks herring have been very plentiful in that section. Rev. Cyril CURTIS arrives today by Prospero. After remaining here for a few days, Mr. CURTIS will leave for Botwood to attend the district meeting of the Methodist Church. Mr. J. B. OSMOND who had been to St. John’s on business, returned by Clyde on Monday. Mesdames D. P. OSMOND and A. W. BRETT who had also been to the capital, returned by same boat. Five new motorboats have been added to the flotilla here, Messrs. Mark RIDEOUT, Absolom OSMOND, Hedley BRETT, William KNIGHT, and D.P. and L. OSMOND, are the owners of the latest additions to the fleet. A Jew who came to Morton’s Harbour on Tuesday evening, is now busy with his peddlery. Generally these strangers find big patronage among credulous mortals, who quickly pay transient hawkers, more for material than our own reputable merchants ask for superior goods. Yet, many of the same purchasers complain of hard times, and pretend to be economical. “Consistency, thou are a jewel!” A few days ago there was a good sign of codfish and some traps did well. There is a little sign of caplin just now. The herring have gone in the Bay. Salmon remain scarce. The first for the season was secured by Mr. Frederick KNIGHT, who killed a seal the same day, bringing them both in together – a unique affair indeed. 
June 10, 1916  Morton’s Hr. Notes (Part 2)  Mr. Elijah POWELL of Herring Neck and Mrs. Lavina JONES of this place, were married here recently. A day or two after the wedding, Mr. POWELL returned to his home, whither Mrs. POWELL accompanied by several friends, proceeded a few days later. The trip was made in Mr. Joseph KNIGHT’s large motorboat, the Quickstep. A sheep sheared here this week produced eight pounds of wool. People say this is the largest fleece ever taken from any sheep in this neighbourhood. To make it more remarkable it might be stated that this animal is only about twelve months old, all of which goes to prove that if properly utilized, this district has splendid possibilities for successful sheep raising. Church of England folk and many others of this place are sorry to learn that Rev. A. B. S. STIRLING is to leave this diocese about the latter part of August. Mr. STIRLING is a preacher of rare ability, and his visits to Morton’s Harbour have always been looked forward to with great interest, not only by members of his own Church, but by many of other faiths as well. Mr. C. Victor CURTIS has resigned his position as principal of the Methodist High School at Morton’s Harbour, and leaves the latter part of June for St. John’s, to enlist in the King’s army. Mr. CURTIS has laboured successfully here for the past two years, bringing the scholars under his care to their present high efficiency. While his friends regret his leaving, they congratulate him on the noble response he is making to the call of the Empire. Mr. CURTIS is being succeeded here by Mr. George E. BAGGS, now attending the Meth. College at St. John’s. Since our last report, several more volunteers have gone to St. John’s from this vicinity. They include George BERGE of Chance Harbour, Cadiz RIDEOUT of Cottle’s Island, and Alphonso BOYDE, only son of Mr. Robert BOYDE of Tizzard’s Harbour, all of whom went South several weeks ago. Sidney WHEELER of Tizzard’s Harbour went to the city a few days ago, being followed on Tuesday by two more volunteers from Morton’s Harbour in the persons of Obadiah TAYLOR and Oliver OSMOND. The people around here do not shout about the supreme sacrifices they are making on behalf of the empire, but as the Westerner would say, they are “sawing wood” all the time. 
June 10, 1916  Shipping News  The first load of coal for the season arrived to J. W. HODGE on Wednesday. We hear it is selling for ten dollars ship’s side. The Schr. Minnie J. Hickman and Capt. Robert YOUNG, arrived Thursday and left for St. John’s yesterday. Mr. A. G. ASHBOURNE left for St. John’s by S. S. Earl of Devon, Monday. The Devon took a quantity of fish and herring from Mr. ASHBOURNE. Mr. John GILLARD, coming thro Shoal Tickle this morning, got mixed up with a skiff tied there and the latter’s painter tore his rudder off and split his stern post. He feels very sore on men who leaves their boats in the canal, and asks if there is no one in charge of this water way. Mr. FACEY’s motorboat was at Fortune Hr. on Wednesday with Sheriff WHITE, but the quarry was not at home. Mr. John W. HODGE, of Fogo, was here Tuesday in the Neitherbay. Manuel’s Eye Opener was in Back Hr. yesterday. 
June 10, 1916  Death  Message received by Mr. Wm. ASHBOURNE from his brother saying that Dr. CHAPLIN, son of Mr. Mark CHAPLIN went down on H.M.S. Hampshire when Kitchener was drowned. Mr. CHAPLIN lost one son with the regiment, he, dying at Fort George of pneumonia. Another died in St. John’s a year or two ago, and this was the only surviving son. 
June 10, 1916  News of the Fishery  Reports from Seldom say that good fishery is being experienced there. Report from Herring Neck say there is little fish except at Baccalieu. Two traps at Little Hr. had up to twenty barrels on Monday, but little has been done since. The Prospero brings poor reports of fish from the North, and the outlook for Treaty Shore is not encouraging. Fishermen around here tell us the water is “dirtier” than has been in the recollection of the oldest fisherman. Salmon nets need cleaning every two or three days. 
June 10, 1916  Mr. HICKMAN'S Trial  The trial of Mr. HICKMAN, M.H.A., for attempt to defraud an insurance company, was heard before the Supreme Court Monday. We hear he was found not guilty. 
June 10, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: A housekeeper for two men. Apply to Earnest W. HOLMES, Seldom-Come-Bye. 
June 10, 1916  Marriage  The marriage of John, son of MR. John DOVE of Lower Head and Minnie, daughter of Mr. Levi CLARKE of Back Hr. was solemnized in the N. Side Meth. Church by Rev. S. BENNETT on Wednesday. The bride who was given away by her father, was beautifully dressed in white voile with wreath and veil, and was attended by Misses Nellie DOVE (sister of the groom), Beatrice PRESTON and Hilda ELLIOTT. The groom was supported by Messrs. Chas. and Edward MOORS. The young couple will occupy the house built by the late Private KING at Lower Head, and have the good wishes of their friends, in which the Sun joins heartily. 
June 10, 1916  News of the Troops  Private letters received this mail say that Rev. Geo. HEWETT, who was formerly Curate of St. Thomas Church St. John’s, was saved from the Invincible in the big naval battle, while Dr. JOHNSON, formerly of Trinity, went down with the Defiance in the same engagement. 
June 17, 1916  The Salvation Army  Coming Events in Salvation Army Circles in Twillingate. Lieut. Colonel OTWAY, the new Provincial officer of Newfoundland, accompanied by Major CAVE, will visit Twillingate and conduct a series of meetings…. 
June 17, 1916  “Mother Lode” Shareholders Meet  Mr. Harold BAIRD returned from Springdale with Capt. Phil WELLS on Wednesday. He was there to attend a meeting of the shareholders of the “Mother Lode” property. We hear another concern is interested in this property, the last people having allowed their option to lapse. 
June 17, 1916  Tidal Wave at Point Au Bay  Passengers by Clyde today tell us that a tremendous wave was caused by the foundering of a big iceberg off Point-of-the-Bay one day this week. So big was the wave that it swept right over Grassy Island, where there is a light, smashing open the doors of the tower, and leaving festoons of kelp on the doors and tower. Fortunately there was no one there at the time or they would have been washed off the Island. 
June 17, 1916  Handiwork by the Girls  The ladies of the W. P. A, thank the following little girls from sewing class at Central Meth. School for the gift of handkerchiefs, their own make (and very nice work too for such little girls) for our soldiers: Minnie FIFIELD, age 6; Gladys STOCKLEY, age 7; Dulcie YOUNG, age 6; Janet MINTY, age 6; Marion MINTY, age 8; Frances HOUSE, age 9; Gertie YOUNG, age 9; Agnes YOUNG, age 9; Ivy YOUNG, age 7. 
June 17, 1916  Shipping News  Capt Henry STUCKLESS arrived in St. John’s on Wednesday doing the trip in 30 hours. Capt Robert YOUNG also reached St. John’s on Sunday. The Sagona arrived here Thursday morning from St. John’s for Labrador. Capt. Henry MANUEL is loading codfish and herring from J. W. HODGE, G. J. CARTER and other for St. John’s. The Schr. Ethel B. Clarke Capt. Phil WELLS, arrived from Springdale Wednesday. Capt. Frank ROBERTS will go to Botwood for lumber from this. The Sagona was to have sailed Monday, but her leaving is postponed. The Prospero went to Sydney for coal after reaching St. John’s this week. The Schr. Banbury put into port Saturday with lumber from Springdale for St. John’s. Mr. Sandy HODDER in the Schr. Myrtle, got away for Treaty Shore Monday. The Schr. Gen. Booth arrived from Fogo for EARLE Sons and Co. last Saturday. Capt. Harry MANUEL in his new schooner the Greenwood, arrived from Sidney Tuesday with about 100 tons of coal for J. W. HODGE. Capt. Frank ROBERTS arrived Monday with a cargo of goods and salt for Earle Sons and CO. and others. 
June 17, 1916  News of the Fishery  Codfish has been scarce this week tho' SHARP at Crow Head had fifteen barrels one haul on Wednesday. Capelin were plentiful at Wild Cove and other points on Friday. A number of people from nearby places have been in town this week with herring or to purchase salt. 
June 17, 1916  Note of Thanks  Mr. Philip PIPPY desires to thank all who so kindly tendered their assistance in putting out the fire from his house, especially the school boys and Lieut WINSOR who so nobly fought the flames. 
June 17, 1916  Stealing of Pit Props (Part 1)  "17 June 1916. A Bad Business, Lewisporte, June 16th, 1916, Stealing of Pit Props. Editor of the Sun, Will you kindly publish the following? The public in general, know that during the past year we have engaged hundreds of men cutting pit props and paid out in cash and trade on the pit props at least $90,000.00, the greater part of which have went into the pockets of the people of the Twillingate District. But with the scarcity of ships, we find that it is now impossible to get this wood shipped this season, consequently our all is at stake, worse still, is the fact that some of the very people that cut this wood and was paid for it, are now stealing it for firewood. On several occasions we have been told that our wood was taken, but we couldn’t think the report was true, but on Wednesday, June 14th it was again told us that two boats at Chapel's Cove loaded with pit props, was awaiting a chance to get home. We immediately took steps which proved that report, and taking Constable CRAMM with us in our motorboat, we proceeded to the place named to find the boats were gone, but being determined to find if there was any truth in the report, we followed the shore along, and in a little creek snugly hid for the night, we found not only two but three boats, laden with our pit props. Constable CRAMM immediately took steps, and with the three boats in tow, we arrived back to Lewisporte about twelve o’clock that night, and had them taken into court the next morning, with the results that their pit props were taken from them and a fine inflicted." 
June 17, 1916  Stealing of Pit Props (Part 2)  When questioned why they took the pit props their reply was, everyone was doing so, and that if we were at Twillingate and other places, we would see hundreds of pieces on people’s rooms, and they as well as others, thought it was the fishermen’s property. One of the men on oath swore, that the member for the district (Mr. JENNINGS), told them at a public meeting last winter, that the pit props after laying on bank for eighteen months, was free for anyone. Now if this is true and Mr. JENNINGS made this statement, what protection have we? How would Mr. JENNINGS feel to have wood or any thing stolen from him, even after laying on the bank for eighteen months. Is this a definition of British Law and Justice? We think not. We would ask Mr. JENNINGS to read the 20th chapter of Exodus, verses 15 and 17, and at his next public meeting, ask the people to memorize them for their benefit. Our view of the matter is just the same as to come in our store and steal a barrel of flour or a suit of clothes, as to steal our pit props from the bank, or any other place that we may have them. Yours truly, R.W. MANUEL, Uriah FREAKE. (Our comment on this must be reserved till next week until we institute further inquiries, as this letter was only received this morning. We do however know that we heard that Mr. JENNINGS made this statement here last fall, but thought our informant must be making a mistake. We also desire to give Mr. JENNINGS an opportunity to explain if he desires. Ed. Sun). 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted to Purchase: One thousand sticks, birch and dry wood delivered on beach. Price subject to size and lengths of stick or by the cord. Apply to A. N. R. Care of Twillingate Sun. 
June 17, 1916  Personals  Mr. C. L. HODGE goes to Fogo today and will return about Tuesday. Mr. KAVANAGH representing T. McMurdo and Co. and Mr. BURKE representing A. F. WOOD, were in town last Saturday. Mr. BURDE of Fortune Bay, Marconi operator on Labrador, arrived last week and is waiting for the Sagona. Miss. Mary ROBERTS, daughter of Mr. Solomon ROBERTS, Change Islands, who has been visiting at Grand Falls, returned to her home on Monday’s Clyde. Mrs. A. COLBOURNE went to Change Islands and Gander Bay by Clyde on Monday for a brief visit. Mr. J. E. EDWARDS is looking for a house, and if unsuccessful may close his business here and return to St. John’s, tho' he hopes to be able to secure a dwelling. Dr. WOOD will possibly move into NOTT’s house, if and when that family leaves here, in order to be more central. Mr. H. J. HOWLETT went to Campbellton by last Saturday’s Clyde on business. Col. OTWAY, S. A., who was to have been here nearly a month ago, was delayed by ice on the North Side of the Bay, and only got clear last week. Adj SAINSBURY informs us that he will probably be here the last week of June. Miss BATSON goes to Morton’s Hr. to supervise for C. H. E. and will then say goodbye to us. All parents will regret her going, but will wish her well. She has an enormous school at present, having about ninety on the register. We hear the “Summer School” which proved such a success a year ago, will likely be held again when the holidays begin, in St. Peters. Mr. Wm. LUCAS arrived by Clyde, Monday and Mrs. LUCAS accompanied him back to Botwood. Dr. JONES of St. Thomas, St. John’s, whose wife, formerly Miss MALCOLM of Fogo, died recently, is compelled to take a vacation in Canada and United States. – Pte. Garland RODGERS, whose furlough is ended, returned to St. John’s by Clyde Tuesday. 
June 17, 1916  New Bay Notes  (9th June) The S. S. Home is doing good work under the able management of Capt HARBIN and her crew. Quite a number of Twillingate schooners were here enroute to the Treaty Shore. There were more craft in Cottle's Cove than have been for more than thirty years, and it was a fine sight to see them getting under weigh. We wish them success. We had one of our volunteers with us for a week on his way home to Pilley's Isld. He was Pte. Ed. PIKE who was invalided home, and it was fine to have a talk to a real live soldier back from the front. We were glad to see the pictures of your Twillingate boys in the Sun, noble fellows that they are. Capt. E. VARDEY in the Schr. H. F. Montague, was here in the early spring, and put out a quantity of Scotch herring barrels and salt, paying 3 dollars a barrel for the herring alone. A great many of the barrels are waiting his return. Herring have been uncertain, but I have been told that one man barred up three hundred barrels with a seine, and that many barrels were left on the beach to rot. If correct, this wanton destruction should be punished. Rev. R.T. MOORS who has been supplying at Baie Verte, is here enroute to Botwood for District Conference. There is a sign of codfish and salmon. BUDGELL Bros. at Flurrie’s Bight, had 3 barrels from one trap and 22 salmon in one day. All the potatoes are in, and some of our men have gone to the Treaty Shore for the summer. Mr. Wm. MOORS, who was suffering from a bad foot, was taken to Pilley’s Isld. Hospital, and is now doing well. There are quite a lot of pit props at different Arms here, waiting shipment. There was some delay paying off the men, but I think they are pretty well all squared off now. 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: All classes of Lumber, Matched Clapboards, rough boards, joisting sizes cut to order, also quantity of Shingles. F. THISTLE, Kings Point. 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: One piece of land situated West End of Lewisporte, one piece of land situated at Scissors Cove, (new named Stanhope near Lewisporte), one piece of land situated at Michael's Harbour near Lewisporte, the latter now under cultivation and with 2 houses on it, one piece land situated Musselbed Island, Lewisporte, one ox, and several horses, and harnesses for sale, All in good condition. TO LET: One dwelling house situated about centre settlement Lewisporte, for particulars apply to Uriah FREAKE or C. W. WOOLFREY, assistant. 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  Lumber: We shall be making our usual stock of all kinds of lumber and scantling, also cooperage stock. Everything for boat builders from thole-pins to keels; also a number of spars in stock from 45-57 feet long. T. J. FRENCH & Sons, Main Point, Gander Bay. 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  A FACT: Our present prices on the following articles are lower than St. John’s, why send your money farther. Corn, Meal, Flour, Sewing Machines, Babies Go-Carts and Vacuum washers only $1.40. A. T. WOOLFREY’s & Bros., Lewisporte. 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Schr. Dulcie M. 38 tons, 5 years old, well found in sails, anchors and chains. For particulars apply to T. MANUEL & Co., Loon Bay or O. H. MANUEL, T’gate. 
June 17, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Building formerly occupied by Dr. SMITH as surgery. For particulars apply to Dr. O. V. SMITH, Botwood, or at Sun Office. 
June 17, 1916  Congratulations on Promotion  Congratulations. Capt. Jack CHURCHILL, formerly of the Success, has been appointed to the command of the S. S. Erik, which leaves St. John’s shortly with ore for New York. The Sun congratulates Capt. CHURCHILL on his promotion. 
June 17, 1916  Doctor Grenfell  I notice that the St. John’s papers have been taking Dr. GRENFELL to task for some peculiar statements attributed to him in Canada and the States, which were not altogether flattering to Newfoundland. Now while I do not think that Dr. GRENFELL wilfully makes mis-statements about this Colony, I do think that he leaves a wrong impression on the minds of his hearers. Of course as he is generally looking for donations as the result of those lectures, maybe his idea is to paint us as badly as possible in order to awake the sympathies and loosen the purse strings of his hearers. He does however, fetch down a motley crew sometimes, to view us wild savages. I can’t help thinking of the young lady (whom he brought I suppose) from the States, to teach the folks down around St. Anthony decency and common sense. What was my amazement to see the aforesaid young lady wearing skirts to her knees, a pair of larrigans, and her hair tied behind with a piece of string! If that be decency and common sense, kindly give me the indecent variety with a sprinkling of uncommon sense! Nuf sed. 
June 17, 1916  House Fire  Mr. Phillip PIPPY’s house took fire on Wednesday and the roof was badly burnt on one side. In fact it took considerable effort to put out what was at one time, a dangerous looking fire. Several new boards and a lot of new shingles were required. 
June 17, 1916  St. Peter's High School  Parents and others interested in the High School, will be pleased to learn that Bd. Of Education has appointed Miss H. Marguerite C. BAILEY, A. A. to succeed Miss BATSON as Assistant Teacher. Miss BAILEY came highly recommended by Mr. BARNES, Pd. M. of the Normal Training School. Besides being an associate in Arts in honours, Miss BAILEY has passed the exams of the London Music College, and will be prepared to take private music pupils. A year or two ago, Miss BAILEY barely missed the London Matriculation, by a very narrow margin in one subject. May St. Peter’s High School continue to flourish. 
June 17, 1916  The Observer (Part 1)  "Some of the new fishing rules seem a bit bothersome. It is a peculiar thing that a matter which interests the fisherman so vitally as any change in fishing rules should be left so long. Here we only now have the books of rules, and the summer is half gone. To our mind these rules should be published and re-published in every paper in the Island, so that everyone might become familiar therewith. There is not a great deal of alteration apparently. The only thing that can hold a trap berth is a bona fide cod trap, in perfect order for fishing and properly set, as set forth on page 28 of the Rule Book. The second section on page 29 is rather abstruse until you examine it a bit. It says: Where one or more salmon nets or cod nets, shall be set at a greater distance then fifty fathoms from any cod trap previously set, and fifty fathoms from one another, it shall be lawful for any person to set a cod trap at a distance not less than eighty fathoms from the cod trap previously set. That is to say if A has a cod trap set and B sets a salmon net or a cod net more than fifty fathoms from A’s cod trap, there is nothing to prevent A (or any person) from setting another cod trap, the prescribed 80 fathoms from his first trap, regardless of cod nets or salmon nets. This however does not apply to Cod traps. It is commonly held, that if two traps be more than the prescribed 80 fathoms apart, then anyone may set another trap the 80 fathoms from one, even tho' he be close aboard the other. We can find nothing in the Rule Book that bears out this contention. In the water around Freshwater, in the district of Trinity, they have a rule to this effect, which says, “no cod trap shall be set a greater distance that 100 fathoms from any cod trap previously set.” This rule, (see page 36) applies only to those particular waters." 
June 17, 1916  The Observer (Part 2)  The dog question has again loomed large after having fallen into the background for a long time. Mr. YOUNG’s dogs are old offenders and several people have had narrow escapes from these brutes. It is to be hoped that the poor little child who was so badly torn that both Doctors despair of its life, will recover. Neither is it sufficient that the dogs should be shot. Mr. YOUNG should be prosecuted by the Crown for keeping these dangerous animals, as he has done in defiance of numerous complaints. Mr. YOUNG will likely stop his subscription to the Sun, as he did once before, after he reads this; but that cannot be helped, as we cannot uphold him in keeping animals, which are so dangerous to the community. 
June 17, 1916  The Observer (Part 3)  In reference to the matter of the taking unlawfully, (some of our friends seem to dislike the word “stealing”) we have asked for the legal opinion of several of our J.P.’s and none of them seem to bear out the statement said to have been made by Mr. JENNINGS. Certainly, to our mind, it would seem a most peculiar law. How would the men who took this wood feel if they had cut a thousand or two of good wood and been unable, thro lack of a schooner or boats, to move it for eighteen months, to have someone butt in and take their wood without leave or license? We understand that Magistrate has written to the Dept of Justice regarding this matter, and pending receipt of his reply we think we had all better wait. If there is such a law – and we must beg leave to doubt it – the quicker it is repealed the better. 
June 24, 1916  Pte Sam BLAKE  [Photo with this caption]: Pte. Samuel BLAKE, son of Mr and Mrs. George SLADE of the Arm. Sam is a member of the A. L. Brigade and joined the regiment in the latter part of this winter and is at present training in St. John’s. 
June 24, 1916  Personals  Mr. George ROBERTS and daughter Monica, arrived by Clyde, Monday. Miss Monica has been spending the winter with her aunt Mrs. PERCY, and Mr. ROBERTS has been in the States to confer with Mr. Obadiah HODDER. Miss Georgina ROBERTS of Bluff Head, who has been teaching at Summerford, arrived by Clyde, Monday. Dr. C. J. HOWLETT came up from Fogo by Clyde last Saturday, and returned thither again Tuesday. He has nearly completed his work there, and returns to St. John’s this week by Prospero. Mr. Harvey HODGE came up from Fogo Saturday’s Clyde and returned Tuesday. Mrs. HARNETT, mother of Mr. W. HARNETT the Principal of St. Peter’s High, came up by Prospero from Seldom last Saturday, on a brief visit. Mrs. J. R. BENNETT of Fogo, wife of our genial friend the Mail Clerk on the Clyde, came here Saturday to consult Dr. WOOD. She was guest at the Colbourne Hotel. Miss Bessie COOK returned from St. John’s Saturday. Miss Jessie MOORS left by Clyde for St. John’s Tuesday. She will enter the General Hospital to train as Nurse. Her father, Mr. Jacob MOORS accompanied her. Twillingate is now well represented on the nursing staff of that institution. Miss JARDINE, sister of Mrs. A B. S. STIRLING, arrived last week and is guest at the Parsonage. Mr. A. G. ASHBOURNE arrived from St. John’s by Monday’s Clyde. Mrs. D. P. OSMOND of Morton’s Hr., who has been the guest of Mr and Mrs. A. J. PEARCE, returned to her home by Monday’s Clyde. Miss Dolly SCOTT went to Botwood by Clyde Tuesday. Miss CAMPBELL, Nurse in charge of the Tuberculosis camp at St. John’s, was here this week, guest at Ford Hotel. Mr. E. HYDE of Fogo was here Thursday on a brief visit. Miss Dulcie HARBIN, who has been teaching at Loon Bay, arrived by Mr. Alfred LINFIELD’s motorboat Thursday. 
June 24, 1916  Fishery News  Codfish is very scarce up to the present, and none of the traps seem to be doing much. In fact there seem to be more trap-berth dispute than codfish, as the Magistrate heard another case on Tuesday. There was a little better sign of fish on Thursday. ROBERTS trap had six barrels and PRICE at Back Hr. had ten so we hear. Generally there is little improvement. The Clyde reported no fish South on Tuesday. As a sequel to the trap berth case, which was heard Tuesday, Mr. Wm. WATERMAN is summoned before the Magistrate this morning for contempt of court. We are informed that Mr. WATERMAN refused to take up the trap when ordered to do so by the court, and hence the summons. Mr. WATERMAN is agent for Mr. William ASHBOURNE, Justice of the Peace, and the position is peculiar to say the least. 
June 24, 1916  Shipping News  Schr. Luetta, Capt. Wm. SNOW, arrived Tuesday from St. John’s on her way to Cape Norman. Another cargo of coal arrived to J. W. HODGE on Wednesday. Mr. JACKMAN’s motorboat arrived from Tilt Cove on Tuesday morning with Mr. Joe ROBERTS on board. He came over to attempt to purchase some of the Sleepy Cove Machinery. We hear that work at the Sleepy Cove property will resume again shortly. The Schr. Comodore which has been herring fishing at Chappel's Cove arrived Monday to G. J. CARTER with 180 barrels herring. A cargo of salt arrived to J. W. HODGE this week and is discharging at their upper premises. Capt Harry MANUEL sailed yesterday for St. John’s, going first to Loon Bay to pick up some wood and other gear. He took 400 barrels herring from G.J.CARTER, 150 from EARLE Sons & Co., and codfish from J.W. HODGE. Notice: I wish to ask all those who kindly assisted in getting schr. E. B. Clarke off the rocks at Wild Cove, on 21st May, to give in their names at our office as soon as possible, for my guidance in representing the matter to the Insurance Companies. A. H. HODGE. The Patrol Ship Cabot was in port this morning. The Meigle for Labrador, arrived last evening and spent the night here, as it was stormy. 
June 24, 1916  Shooting Dogs  Const. TULK shot one of the vicious dogs belonging to Mr. YOUNG on Tuesday, and will kill them all, as their presence is a menace to life and limb. 
June 24, 1916  Dogs Maul Child  A little child of Mr. Levi YOUNG’s daughter, aged about 4 years, was so badly bitten by savage dogs that it is not expected to live. On Monday evening, the wife of Obadiah YOUNG went to feed their dogs, which were barred up, the little child being with her. The dogs attacked the child and knocked it down, biting and tearing it dreadfully. The woman seized a pitchfork and tried to beat off the dogs, driving the prongs thro one, and stunning another with a blow. She seized the child in her arms and the dogs then attacked her, biting her legs. We understand these dogs, which have more than once caused trouble, are partly esquimaux and should not be allowed to be kept here. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  I beg to announce to the Travelling Public that the King George Hotel situated near Railway station Lewisporte, under the able Management of Mr and Mrs. George HANN, who have had much practical experience in Hotel work, and Patrons will find that cleanliness and courteousness are their chief characteristics. We assure you comfort and satisfaction, give us a share or a part of your business. Uriah FREAKE, Proprietor. Also we have a well-accommodated motorboat, recently purchased from Mr. J. J. HOWLETT of Twgate. Travelling agents or any other persons, can get taken around the Bay in this boat at a very reasonable charge. For particulars apply to: Uriah FREAKE or C. W. WOOLFREY, assistant. 
June 24, 1916  Teaching Troops to Read and Write (Part 1)  The St. John’s Star Gives Some Account of the Noble Work of Mr. BARNES. (We copy below from the Daily Star of a recent issue, an account of the work being done by Mr. BARNES and his assistant, and being done freely, we believe, in teaching members of the Regiment who were illiterate, how to read and write. It is a splendid thing they are doing, it should be of great interest to our readers. Editor. Sun.) Started some weeks ago with an utter absence of trumpet-blowing, the tutorial classes for volunteers are playing almost as big and important a part in the evolution of efficient soldiers as are the drill sergeants. These classes were the idea of Mr. Arthur BARNES, D. BA, ED., himself a Newfoundlander and one of our foremost, most progressive educationalists. “How are you progressing in the work of teaching backward Volunteers their letters?” we asked. “But we are doing nothing of the kind,” Mr. BARNES came back at us. “We are teaching those unfortunate enough to have been deprived of the opportunity to learn during their early days, to read and write.” This was a poser, in a somewhat less cocksure style we mildly remarked: “Surely the men have to learn their letters before they learn to read books and to write.” “Oh no!” asserted this surprising gentleman. “We are employing a method here that does not recognise the alphabet as such in the beginning at all. 
June 24, 1916  Teaching Troops to Read and Write (Part 2)  There’s what we start in on.” He pointed to the wall, indicating a half dozen or so of sheets, printed with a stencil on white paper, and embodying line after line of sentences. We looked the sheets over again, a little more carefully this time, it was noticeable that certain words occurred very frequently and that being read through, the whole series told a sort of connected story. “Are these sheets printed haphazard?” was our next query. “Or are they based on some book?” “The sentences on the sheet,” was the reply, “are taken from this,” picking up a little book labelled ‘McClosky’s Primer’, “the sheets themselves are the first steps in reading.” “The system we adopted in these classes,” stated Mr. BARNES, “is that commonly known as the word and sentence method. The ordinary person reads by recognizing words and their association as sentences; he doesn’t have to spell over everything before reading it; he just reads right ahead by recognizing a certain combination of letters has a certain meaning, and that the association in groups of these letter combinations conveys a certain meaning. “Acting on this knowledge, we started in by teaching our pupils to recognize words describing common things of common ideas, and we use the sheets you see there to do this work of tuition.” 
June 24, 1916  Teaching Troops to Read and Write (Part 3)  “What sort of a spirit do the men show?” “They are the most eager bunch in the pursuit of knowledge I have ever had the pleasure to help along. I remember a chap hastening a bit late to class on day, almost panting for breath, the perspiration simply rolling of him. ‘Sorry to be late,’ he muttered as he got down to work, ‘but I had to help get lumber up to Signal Hill, and I simply couldn’t miss this, so I ran here,’ and he looked as if he had, every inch of the way.” An even greater eagerness was manifested to learn to write, Mr. BARNES states, the prospect of sending personal letters home appealing especially to the men. A week or so got many of the pupils over this difficulty, and many of them immediately began to send him letters expressing their gratitude for his efforts on their behalf. “I’d give fifty dollars to be able to write my own name,” said one husky looking chap. “Save your money,” counselled Mr. BARNES, “a couple of days will put you in the way of doing that.” “That volunteer gained the coveted knowledge within the time stated. The teaching of writing is done by learning the men to copy letters as printed in the book, and by demonstrating to them on a blackboard the ordinary script. In this way still incidentally, the men learn the names of the letters of the alphabet. “Your work is simply concerned with teaching the men to read and write,” we observed. “Not altogether,” Mr. BARNES said, “We begin the teaching of arithmetic as soon as the men are advanced to Royal Reader No. 1. 
June 24, 1916  Thirteen Year Old Boy Drowned  A sad drowning accident occurred at Morton’s Hr. last Saturday, when Cecil BRETT, son of Mr and Mrs. Hayward BRETT, a boy of about 13 years, lost his life in Morton’s Hr. Pond. It seems that the boy BRETT, with another young boy of only four or five summers named EARLE, went trouting in the Pond. Young BRETT got an old “flat” there and pushed her off in the pond to moor her with a big stone. Somehow in doing this he upset the “flat”. He climbed on to the bottom once or twice but was unable to maintain his position, and finally ceased to struggle, he was unable to swim, and the water was too deep for the other child to give any assistance. Young EARLE then ran home and told the mother of BRETT and others, and a crowd proceeded to the pond, but it was fully two hours time of the accident till they reached there. A boy swam out and dragged in the body, which was afloat with the crown of the head showing, and every effort was made to revive life, but without avail. The Sun extends its sincere sympathy to Mr and Mrs. BRETT in their sad bereavement. 
June 24, 1916  Totals of Red Cross Collections  The following are totals of Red Cross Empire day collections as supplied us by the chairman of the committee. From collections by Teachers: $340.00. Lodges W.P.A. and others: $80.00. Boy Scouts: $5.00. S.A. Local Corps: $4.00. TOTAL AMOUNT: $429.00. Also one dollar per Miss ROBERTS, Bluff Head Cove, sale of Souvenir Pictures. 
June 24, 1916  Welcome, Thrice Welcome  Three cheers for our boys in Khaki who arrived by Clyde last night. Ten of the “Bravest and best” are on brief furlough to visit their friends. The Sun extends to them a hearty welcome and hopes that Twillingate will combine to give them a good time. Come friends, let us show these boys that we appreciate the sacrifice they are making for us. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Lost: between Mr. HUGHES’ and Mr. Jos. A. YOUNG’S, a gold brooch with initials. Finders please return to Sun office. 
June 24, 1916  School Closed  The closing exercises at St. Peter’s High School were held on Friday afternoon. Members of the school board were present as well as Magistrate SCOTT, and Mr. Stephen LOVERIDGE, and Mrs. R. TEMPLE. Short addresses were given to the children by some of those present. We hear the summer school will probably open for a month about the first week of July. 
June 24, 1916  Re Red Cross Funds  St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 21st, 1916, My dear Mr. SCOTT, I have to acknowledge with thanks your letter of the 17th inst. with $338.08 enclosed, and have paid $169.04 to Mr. F. H. STEER as you directed, and also sent the item to the Press for publication. Mr. STEER says he does not give any receipt, as all amounts sent to him are acknowledged in the papers within a day or two of their receipt. The Committee of the Cot Fund direct me to thank you for your cooperation, as well as the Teachers who assisted you in the work. Yours faithfully, D. M. BAIRD, Hon. Secretary Newfoundland Centre. 
June 24, 1916  S.A. Meetings  "Colonel OTWAY and Capt. STAFFORD arrived by motorboat yesterday, and will hold the series of meetings as advertised by us last week. They had a very successful meeting at Morton’s Hr. we hear. The meeting started about eight and finished at quarter to eleven. The audience was held spellbound during the whole time. We predict for them an equally successful meeting tomorrow." 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: A general servant for Sandy Point, Bay St. George, wages $6.00 per month. Passage paid. Apply Sun Office. 
June 24, 1916  Mrs. ASTOR Forfeits Five Million Dollars  The engagement of Mrs. John Jacob ASTOR, whose husband lost his life on the Titanic, is announced. She will marry Mr. Wm. J. DICK, but she must forfeit a trust fund of five million dollars left by her husband’s will, so long as she should remain a widow. 
June 24, 1916  Ferry Service  The ferry from Gillard’s Cove to Tizzard’s Harbour will start Monday 26th. John GILLARD, Sr., in charge, leaving Gillard’s Cove 8 am and 3 pm. Wm. J. SCOTT, Magistrate. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: A housekeeper for two men. Apply to Earnest W. HOLMES, Seldom-Come-Bye. 
June 24, 1916  J.W. VERGE Enlists  We have heard that a J. W. VERGE of Twillingate has enlisted. We wonder if this is our old friend Will VERGE, formerly principal of St. Peter’s High, and recently Principal of the High School at Blairmore, Canada. Can someone inform us? 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Why? Because! Orders for four 5hp Wolverines in as many days. That is what I can boast of this week. What is the reason? Why have these four men, and many others previously, chosen Wolverine engines for their boats? Because the Wolverine gives Reliable service. Because it delivers its rated horse power – and then some. Because it is well fitted. Because while other owners coax their engines when work is hard, the Wolverine owner can let his engine work away without any coaxing. Because given oil, fuel, and no loose connections, the Wolverine will work for a year and a day without stopping. Because the Wolverine is sold by an agent who deals direct with the factory. There are no middlemen as in the case of some engines I know of. I have been asked if I sell the Wolverine on long payment. My answer to this has always been that I have the price figured too fine to sell for anything but cash on delivery of the engine. Those who can afford to wait for their money must be making big profits off their engines. W. B. TEMPLE, Twillingate. 
June 24, 1916  Dog Regulations  "We hear the Road Board met one night this week and passed some regulations about dogs. We do not know what they were, but we hope the Road Board will make their regulations fully public and, once made, live up to them. There should be no chalk of one and cheese of another. The Road Board will find what the “white man’s burden” means when they start collecting their first fine, but there should be no swerving from the path, and all should be treated alike. The dog question is a very serious one. Can the Road Board handle it satisfactorily? If they can we shall acclaim them from the housetops." 
June 24, 1916  Rev. Gorden TEMPLETON Had Narrow Escape  "Private letters to hand tell of the very narrow escape, which Rev. Gordon TEMPLETON had at St. Pierre. It appears he, with the man who worked the Yacht, and a schoolteacher, left Wednesday for St. Pierre to have his Yacht docked. They were in Fortune Bay in fog from Wednesday till Saturday morning. No word was heard from them till Tuesday, when a message from St. Pierre said the boat was a wreck. The tide took the boat on the rocks, and the heavy sea smashed her to pieces. The occupants barely had time to jump in their dory, and before they were seated, a sea dashed their Yacht they had just quitted, on the rocks. They drifted around for two hours and managed to make a landing, but spent the night without food or fire. Next day they heard a boat and managed to make themselves heard, and were taken to St. Pierre. Rev. TEMPLETON lost all his personal effects, and the total loss will be a heavy one." 
June 24, 1916 Lewisporte Lad Drowned  The Department of Justice received the following message from Magistrate BURT, of Botwood, Monday: “William SNOW, aged 15 years, son of George SNOW, Lewisporte, was accidentally drowned in Northern Arm on Sunday morning. Body recovered.” 
June 24, 1916  Two Fisherman Drowned  Saturday afternoon a message was received by the Justice Department from Magistrate ROPER, of Bonavista, saying that Levi MARSH and his son John had been drowned while out fishing during the morning. Their boat was found sometime later, moored on the Northern Ledge, filled with water, and it is the theory that they were washed out of her by a heavy sea. 
June 24, 1916  New Cocrane St. Methodist Church  Last Sunday the New Cochrane St. Methodist Church was dedicated. Dr. COWPARTHWAITE preached the sermon. It will be remembered that the new Church replaces the old one, which was burnt. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Standard Marble and Granite Works, 361 Duckworth Street, (two doors West of the City Hall), The leading and most reliable store in the city for Headstones, Monuments, Etc. in Aberdeen Granite of different colours. Dealers in White Sicilian and American marble of best quality. Native Granite Monuments in stock, nicely polished. Workmanship Guaranteed. Designs sent on application by letter of otherwise. J. MACINTYRE, Proprietor. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  Capt WESLEY of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment, arrived home on 2 month’s furlough, on Sunday evening. He saw active service with D Company in Galipoli and in France, and came through without a scratch or days illness. He is in the pink of perfection and after winding up his father’s affairs, returns to the firing line again. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  A sad drowning accident took place in Gull Pond, off the Thorburn Road, on Sunday afternoon of last week. Early in the morning Jas. EDWARDS, clerk at the Royal Stores, cycled to Mr. KING'S residence on the Thorburn Road, for the purpose of having a days fishing. Mr. KING, Mr. McLEAN, and himself, fished a short time at Healings, when they went on to Gull Pond. Here they procured a boat and rowed off a short distance from the shore, when EDWARDS, who was in the bow, began to fish, but losing his balance, he fell into the water. His comrades made every effort to save the drowning man, but the unfortunate young fellow sank to rise no more. His funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon at the C. of E. Cemetery. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  The Rev. George PAINE, after 40 years faithful labour in the Methodist Church, entered in rest on Sunday last. He leaves a widow and three sons, to whom the Budget extends sympathy. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  The Evening Telegram has a new Editor in the person of Mr. Harry WINTER, son of the late Hon. Sir J. S. WINTER. We wish the young man every success in his journalistic career. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  Mrs. HULAN of Robinson's Head, recently heard of the death of her son in Scotland, and in a letter to the CO. Sect., she says, “Would to God I had another grown up boy, I would gladly send him on.” What a noble Mother to show such a spirit of Patriotism! 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  Rev. Dr. JONES of St. Thomas Parish, left by Tuesday Express on a short vacation to Canada and the States. Before leaving, he was presented with a purse of gold by a few friends. The Budget expresses the wish that the Rev. Gentleman will benefit much by his holiday, and return to his Parish with renewed health and vigor. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  A few days ago the R. N. Co. informed the employees of their Machine Shops through Supt. LADLEY, that their wages would be increased 10% beginning with the month of June. The work of the men have thus been recognized in a tangible form, without any demand by them upon their employers. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  Another Methodist Probationer, the Rev. A. JOHNSON, recently of Carbonear, has enlisted and leaves for Montreal to join the Field Ambulance Corps. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  Young Mr. TRAPNELL, son of the well-known Jeweller of this City, left last week for Windsor, N. S. where he will enlist in a Canadian regiment. This young man goes forward to replace his brother Don, who was killed in action over a year ago. All honour to him! His spirit and pluck are well worth emulation by the numerous slackers around this country. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  The very Rev. Dean ROCHE, the oldest Priest of the R. C. Church in this colony, crossed the Bar at Witless Bay early on Wednesday morning of last week. He was in his 74th year and served under four Prelates of his Church. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 11)  CROSBIE’s S. S. Lady Sybil, has been chartered by the Reid Nfld Co. and will run in conjunction with the Kyle on the Cabot Strait. The Sybil is splendidly fitted up, and has up to date passenger accommodations. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 12)  A large number of Candidates are offering for Municipal honours as Councillors, but up to the time of writing only two are in the field for Mayor, Messrs. GOSLING and KELLY. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 13)  Another Newfoundlander has won the Military Cross. Capt. John MITCHELL, son of Mr. J. B. MITCHELL of this City, and a Rhodes scholar, has received a double honour for conspicuous of bravery, of promotion to a Captaincy, and the Military Cross. Congratulations to the young Officer and his parents. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 14)  His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Messrs. F. J. MORRIS and R. DEVEREUX, left on Thursday morning on a visitation trip around Placentia Bay. The S. S. “Fiona” will convey the party on the trip, which will occupy about ten or twelve days. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 15)  The Volunteer educational classes under the direction of Mr. A. BARNES, are making wonderful progress. The boys are most eager to gain knowledge quickly, and the willing helpers have no trouble with slackers, for all are too anxious to learn to read and write. Success to Mr. BARNES and his enthusiastic band. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 16)  The seven year old son of Janitor HALLOWAY of the Board of Trade Building, narrowly escaped death on Saturday last, by getting his foot caught between the elevator and the main floor of the building. Fortunately nothing worse happened than a bad bruise. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 17)  A large number of deaths occurred during the past week from measles, it is said over twenty – and the disease is rapidly increasing. 
June 24, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 18)  The grain-laden steamer will have to be discharged before repairs can be effected. The laborers will be paid four dollars per day. 
June 24, 1916  Mr. TEMPLEMAN's New Posting  Mr. J. A. TEMPLEMAN, formerly Manager of the Bank of N. S. here, is now installed in his new charge at Sydney Mines. In a private letter he says the place has about 8000 population and he thinks he will like it all right. There are four clerks in the Bank there, besides the Manager, and they are very busy. There is a good moving picture show there and several billiard tables. 
June 24, 1916  Boot Harbour News  Boot Harbour, 12 June 1916. Since the last time I wrote you, four more young men have volunteered. The names of these young men are: George WISEMAN, (whose brother Alfred volunteered last fall), Herman TAYLOR, Parmenas TAYLOR, and his brother Jacob who volunteered before, but failed to pass the medical exam. He has undergone an operation since, but although much better, he is not accepted. Total number of volunteers is eight. The ladies Sewing Circle held their Annual tea and sale of work in May. They also had a basket sale. The price of the best basket was driven from .60 to $6.00. Although Boot Hr. was filled with ice and no outsiders could get here, the ladies did well, they got $80.00, which is good when you consider there are only nine families. Most of the Boot Hr. men have gone either to the French Shore or Labrador. Miss Margaret MURSELL from Little Bay Islands, was here last week visiting her relations. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: At Exploits, Waterside Premises, Wharf, Shop and Store. For particulars apply to Geo. J. CARTER. St. John’s or Herring Neck. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: This coming season, a man with some experience to run a Gideon motor engine. For particulars, write: Thos. FRENCH, Tizzard’s Hr. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  An Accident Policy pays you $5. a week and upwards, also Doctor’s bill, Hospital expenses and other benefits if you meet with an accident. It costs about $5 per year. Send your name, occupation and age for full particulars. No obligation incurred. P. E. OUTERBRIDGE, 137 Water St., St. John’s. 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Aladdin Mantle Lamp. Best, safest, cleanest, cheapest, most reliable, most economical, satisfactory lamp in the world. Burns common kerosene oil. The Aladdin will pay for itself in [?] months in oil saved. Costs only quarter as much as the ordinary oil lamp to operate. Gives white light and powerful [?]. For Churches, Schools, &c. nothing to beat it or [?] as an oil lamp. For prices and particulars write Sole Agent for Nfld. Chesley WOODS, 140 Water St., St. John’s. Agents needed in every locality. [Transcribers Note: some words were too faded to read] 
June 24, 1916  Advertisement  Professional Card: I am prepared to examine eyes for spectacles and eyeglasses by appointment. Terms moderate. Dr. WOOD 
July 1, 1916  Levi Roberts [Photo with the following caption]: Levi ROBERTS, eldest son of Mr and Mrs. Andrew ROBERTS, Jr., who emigrated to Australia some time ago. He enlisted with the Anzacs and is now somewhere in Egypt we think. 
July 1, 1916  Volunteers Get Good Time  Some of the fair sex gave a right royal send off to our Boys on Monday and Tuesday. The young ladies of the Arm gave a picnic to the Arm boys in Churchill’s field on Monday evening. During the afternoon, three motorboats with flags flying, took the Boys around the Arm and up the harbour. Guns and cheers greeted them at the Arm. St. Peters Bible Classes and friends of Pte. Allan JANES, gave him a party in the Parish Hall Monday night, and presented him with a handsome dressing case. It was a peculiar thing that the man was Mr. W. HARNETT, who presented the Dressing Case on behalf of the ladies. It was one of the regrettable things of life that business kept us all day at the Arm both Monday and Tuesday, until a late hour, so that we were unable to attend either of these affairs or to be present when the boys went away. A considerable number of young ladies lined the wharf in the evening on the Clyde’s departure, and with much cheering, waving of handkerchiefs, and cheerful toots from the steamer’s whistle, the lads sailed away. As usual the fair sex did themselves proud, and right well are they “keeping the home fires burning.” 
July 1, 1916  Personals  A little child named JENKINS of the Arm fell in a well last Saturday and was very nearly drowned. Master Freddie MANUEL fell over board on Monday, but got away with only a bad ducking. Mr. W. NOTT arrived from Rose Blanche by Clyde, Monday, and will spend two or three weeks here, at the end of which his mother and sisters will accompany him to Rose Blanche. Mr. Fred ROBERTS, who has been working in St. John’s, arrived by Clyde Monday on a brief holiday. The folks of the N. S. Meth. Church held their annual Church cleaning this week. Mr. SCORE, of Cobb's Arm, was here this week. Mrs. Bennett YOUNG who was visiting at Morton’s Hr. returned by Schr. Minnie J. Hickman. Miss BATSON is supervising at Morton’s Hr. Mr. Thos. THISTLE of Little Bay Islands, was at Morton’s Hr. buying scotch packed herring. Mr. Douglas TAVENER has gone to Little Bay to work with Mr. W. A. McKAY during the summer. Mr. J. D. S. BARRETT left Morton’s Hr. this week for Canada, to look up some business interests which he has there. Miss M. B. STUCKLESS, who has been teaching at Boot Harbour, arrived by Clyde Saturday. The Magistrate goes to Black Island via Morton’s Hr. by Clyde, to hear a trap and net case and hopes to return Tuesday. 
July 1, 1916  Shipping News  The Clyde got stuck on a mud bank at Horwood and was delayed there a day. The Arthur H. Wight is unloading salt at Morton’s Hr. for D. P. & L. OSMOND. Schr. Bessie R. is also unloading salt at Morton’s Hr. for J. B. OSMOND. Mr. Joseph KNIGHT has had a new schr. built by Ambrose MILLS of New Bay, of about 22 tons. Fine looking schr. Good sailor. Mr. F. G. STUCKLESS went to Herring Neck Tuesday on his motorboat and returned Wednesday. Schr. Minnie J. Hickman unloaded some freight at Morton’s Hr. for D. P. and L. OSMOND and took 100 barrels herring from Joseph KNIGHT, Tuesday. 
July 1, 1916 Death  A Bridgeport (Change Hr.) Volunteer named STRIDE was dangerously wounded by a gunshot wound in the head but has since died. 
July 1, 1916  Enlistees  Two young men from Morton’s Hr. were here this week for passes to St. John’s to enlist. They were the two school teachers Mr. Cyril CURTIS of the Methodist and Mr. TOMS of the C. of England. It is not perhaps generally known that Const. SHAVE, of Fogo, has given four sons to the service of King and Country. The fourth, named Leonard, we think, enlisted recently. Congratulations to Constable SHAVE, and sincere wishes that his brave boys may be spared to return safely. Mr. George BARRETT of this place recently volunteered at Sydney, but though he tried hard was not accepted. It must be remembered that George has a large family, and his sacrifice was the more worthy on that account. When he was not accepted, his two sons Herbert and Clarence, offered themselves, and one was accepted, while the other was medically unfit. George has a brother Gilbert also with the Canadians, so that the BARRETTS need feel no shame as to the part they are playing. Pte. John PIKE who was with the Canadians and was recently reported missing, is a prisoner of war in Germany, according to advices received recently by Mr. HAYWARD, from St. John’s, family in Canada. 
July 1, 1916  Sickness  Three of Mr. J. A. S. PEYTON’s children, Alice, Janet, and John, are down with typhoid fever at Back Hr. and the house is quarantined. We hear the children of Mr. Samuel HAMLYN, who recently came from the “Bay”, are down with measles of a virulent type. We fear, that the scourge may run through the place unless precautions are taken. 
July 1, 1916  Holidays  "Editor Sun, Dear Sir, It has been agreed between the various business firms of this town to observe the usual Thursday half holiday for the summer. Commencing on Wednesday July 12th, Whole holiday, and continuing on Thursdays from July 20th till Sept 28th, closing at noon. Yours truly, C. L .HODGE" 
July 1, 1916  W.P.A.  The ladies of the W. P. A. beg to acknowledge with thanks the following: Miss Laura GRIMES, proceeds of Tea, $1.00; Mrs. Jacob REID, one pair socks. 
July 1, 1916  Glenwood and Volunteers  Perhaps no small place has done better in proportion to its young men, than the little Settlement of Glenwood. After the closing of the mills the population dwindled and when we left, there were only 18 families. These also have since decreased in number. Almost every family there has sent one or more sons. Mr. RICHARDS who does a small business and conducts a fox farm, has had two sons (his only two we think) volunteer. Mr. Esau HYNES has two with the Regiment. Mr. Josh ROWSELL has two sons gone. The only son (we think) of Mr. Richard CLARKE, is with the Regiment in France and was recently severely wounded. Besides these, there are some others of which we are not quite sure, which brings the number to nine, and we are told that the only boys left in Glenwood are those medically unfit. These young men were making good money at the fox business and were under no obligation to leave home. We feel very proud of Glenwood’s showing, as a former citizen. 
July 1, 1916  Contempt of Court  On Monday Constable TULK went to the Arm, and hired a motorboat with a crew of men, and took up the trap, which the court ordered to be removed last week. The trap was landed on the Coastal Wharf and will be held until the owner – Mr. Wm ASHBOURNE, J. P. pays costs. Wednesday, Constable TULK took a bill to Mr. WATERMAN of $50. This covers a fine of ten dollars imposed by Mr. WATERMAN for contempt of court, $40 expenses of removing the trap. So far we hear it has not been paid, and the trap is held in trust until such payment is made. It is a peculiar case, and where Mr. ASHBOURNE gets his argument is not easily apparent to the outsider. The trap it is admitted, was set on a shoal called Spiller's Ground. Spiller's Ground is included in the fishery rules as one of the places where traps shall not be set. This was done at the request of the Arm fisherman some years ago, and last year a trap was removed by order of the Court, from the same ground. We do not know what Mr. ASHBOURNE’s contention is, and it is not easily apparent to the outsider why he should attempt to contest a case so plainly apparent. The contempt of Court is a matter which is getting all too frequent. Time and time we have heard men defy the Court should maintain its dignity, not by fine but by a penitentiary sentence, or cease to Judge. 
July 1, 1916  Mr. JENNINGS Writes (Part 1)  To the Editor of Twillingate Sun. Sir, Your issue of June 17th contained a letter signed by Messrs. FREAKE and MANNEL of Lewisporte. This has been brought to my notice just lately, and as the letter made some very serious charges against parties in Twillingate, and deliberately insinuated that I was a party to the offence charged, I feel it my duty, especially in view of our favour, to reply to the same. First of all I wish to say that I have had no communication verbally or otherwise, till the past week, with anyone in Twillingate on the subject of those charges. No one has asked me what is the law relating to right of property in pit props till just a few days ago, whether I was aware that any of last years cut remained unshipped, till about a month past. Your informant was also incorrect in his statement, as I did not have the privilege of visiting Twillingate last fall, but I distinctly remember this past winter in the Orange Hall at Twillingate, when referring to other different measures which the opposition members had been instrumental in getting passed through the Legislature. I mentioned an act dealing with the right of property in Timber cut on Crown Lands. I also, in reply to a question put to me in a meeting held in another locality, stated the provisions of the Law in this respect. For the benefit of all concerned I quote the clause referred to. 
July 1, 1916  Mr. JENNINGS Writes (Part 2)  An act to amend 4 George 5 chapter 17, passed June 5, 1915. Clause 5: “No person shall have any right of property in any timber cut on any Crown Lands, except under the provisions of a license, duly issued, unless he shall within eighteen months from the date of cutting, remove such timber to a place of safety under his control.” This law was passed for the purpose of preventing the wilful waste of timber, which has been going on for years up around our bays, and I myself debated the matter with hundreds of intelligent men in the District. There is no doubt as the law stands, pit props are no more excluded than any other kind of timber, and I can see no justifiable reason why that kind of timber should be left to rot on the bank than any other, but I am of opinion that no props have been left for that length of time as yet. Now a word as to the situation regarding our timber limits. Many years past, some of our authorities were convinced of the need of conserving our timber, and a law or order in Council was made, which reserved three miles of our coast line wood for fishery purposes, and although the law was not observed as it should have been, yet it had some what of a different effect. In the session of 1914, the Premier brought in a Bill, giving saw mills the right to operate on the three mile limit under certain conditions, but the Bill also contained a clause, giving any particular community the right to petition the Ag. and Mines Dept for the reservation from saw mill operations of any special strip of timber. As owing to fires and waste in cutting, our timber reserves were pretty well depleted. 
July 1, 1916  Mr. JENNINGS Writes (Part 3)  I set to work with the result that Petitions were sent in from all the important settlements on this side of the Bay, and Chapel's Island, Comfort Cove Neck, and Thwart Island, were reserved from all saw mills operation, also the rinding of trees was prohibited on those reserves. The whole District was also notified of the situation, and several places took advantage of the provision of the law in this respect. Now at that time, no such thing as the cutting of pit props had been broached in this country, or without doubt the prohibition would have included them also. During the winter of 1912, cutting of props to some extent, was carried out on Comfort Cove Neck. People, on seeing the dimensions to which those operations could reach and the fact that all kinds of wood big and small was slaughtered, became alarmed and the representatives of this District at least, were charged to do their uttermost to secure legislation on those, which would block any further operation on those reserves. During the sessions of 1915, an act was passed forbidding the exportation of any green timber from the three mile limit. Although this was hardly definite enough, yet we believed it would be sufficient to prevent any further destruction in the reserves, but only to be worse than disappointed when the Government, at the request of a few contractors, suspended the law and allowed them to follow their will and cut wherever they choose, and only by fluke was Chapel Island saved from the same devastation that befell Comfort Cove Neck. Those Contractors put up the plea that much destitution prevailed among the people, that it was absolutely necessary to give them employment, and the bit of green timber left had to be sacrificed to save their lives. 
July 1, 1916  Mr. JENNINGS Writes (Part 4)  How much truth there was in the plea some of us know quite well. On no question coming before the public for years, has the feelings of the people run stronger than over this business, and as a matter of fact, many look on the timber cut under such conditions as unlawfully acquired, and think it no crime to pick up a stick if found floating round, and as Messrs. FREAKE and MANUEL were the two contractors specially responsible for the destruction of Comfort Cove Neck, very little sympathy will be felt for them whatever may happen. One thing is certain, they did not pay out cash or conduct their trade for charity’s sake, but with the idea of making their pile, and little they cared if every stick was destroyed, and nothing left the fishermen, cooperage stock, or boat building. The bit of green timber left in our Bay was a vital necessity to the Herring and Cod fishery, and where our timber in the future is to come from, is a serious problem. Our heritage has been sold for a veritable “Mess of Pottage.” The allusion to the 8th and 10th Commandments, I consider one out of the worse insults ever offered to this District. I have had the pleasure of addressing a large number of people belonging to the District of Twillingate, and expect if spared, to meet many of them again, but I shall certainly leave Messrs. FREAKE and MANUEL to carry out their own suggestion, after taking care to make sure that their own hands are clean, which will be a rather difficult matter in connection with the 10th commandment, as it is very apparent that they looked with covetous eye on that green patch of timber on Comfort Cove Neck. I want the men of the District to take the meaning of the base insertion as to their honesty, and to remember that Messrs. FREAKE and MANUEL are soliciting their patronage at their Hotels in Lewisporte. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones, especially when boarding at one dollar, or one and a half a day, is such a paying investment. In return for the Scriptural compliment I hereby recommend those gentlemen to study James 5 Chapter, verses from 1-5. Thanking you in anticipation for space. Yours truly, W. B. JENNINGS 
July 1, 1916  New Flag Pole  Capt. Saul WHITE has brought from the Treaty Shore a very handsome gift for the Arm Lad's Brigade in the shape of a 48 foot flag pole. There are flag poles and flag poles, but we have never in our recollection seen the natural stick as straight and so handsomely tapered, as this. Measuring about ten or eleven inches in the butt, it tapers evenly throughout its whole length. Capt. Saul will get the sincere thanks of the Brigade for his handsome gift. 
July 1, 1916  Shipping News  "Two of Mr. HODGE’s schooners from the Treaty Shore will require new spars before sailing for Labrador – the Mayflower and Martello. Practically all the schooners, which went to the Treaty Shore, have returned clean. Not a single one seems to have secured any fish. The best reported was about 13 barrels. Mr. BLANDFORD has a coal vessel any day." 
July 1, 1916  Letter From Mr. SAMPSON  Mr. Edward SAMPSON of Princeton University writes us a lengthy letter and sends pamphlets of articles on the Geology of this country. It will be remembered that Mr. SAMPSON with Professor Ban INGEN and others, was in this locality, rock tapping for a few weeks. Of course they were labelled German spies at once, and some people were not able to distinguish between the Dutch Van (of Prof. Van Ingen’s name) and the German Van as exemplified in Van Tirpite. Professor Van INGEN and some of his friends, will likely visit this way again this summer, so the spy-mongers had better get ready. Mr. SAMPSON and his friends need not be uneasy. We have always a few queer customers with us who are suspicious of everyone but themselves. Shortly after Mr. SAMPSON’s departure last year we heard the “spy” rumour, and wrote an article deprecating this kind of talk. 
July 1, 1916  S.A. Meetings  Last Saturday night, the lecture and magic lantern exhibition in the Alexandra Hall by Colonel OTWAY and his assistants of the Salvation Army, was well attended, and thoroughly appreciated by all. Sunday special services were held in the S. A. Barracks, and Monday the visitors continued on to Herring Neck. 
July 1, 1916  Missing Photos  Some photos which we sent to Toronto to have cuts made of in March, went astray, but have just turned up there. They included Arthur WHITE (son of the P. M.), Paul LILLY and a RIDEOUT of Exploits and Morton’s Hr. respectively. These will be published in due course as received. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1)  During the week the angel of Death visited the General Hospital and claimed Dermott McKEEGAN, the18 year old son of Dr. and Mrs. McKEEGAN; much sympathy goes out to sorrowing parents and relatives in their hour of sorrow and bereavement. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2)  The Municipal battle is now on and in a very short time there will be one aspirant for the Major’s office, and five defeated councillors, wiser but sadder men. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3)  A widow named Mrs. LUSH, the mother of five children, met with a painful accident recently. She was about to pick up some clothespins when she lost her balance and fell about four feet. Some men working near by, picked her up, and after seeking in vain for a Doctor, had her conveyed to the Hospital in the ambulance. She was badly bruised about the arm and head, several deep gashes being inflicted on the forehead. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4)  The Bell Island Miners have had their wages increased by one cent an hour, which will mean something over two dollars on their present rate of pay. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5)  A labourer, named Stanley WHITE sustained fatal injuries at Messrs. SMITH’s premises the other morning. He was engaged with another, carrying a barrow of fish over a temporary gallery from the store, when he was seized with an attack of fits, which he was subject to, and fell head foremost to the ground beneath, a distance of about twelve feet. He was taken up in an unconscious condition and conveyed to the store, where Doctor COMPERWAITHE examined him and ordered his removal to the Hospital, where after a few hours the poor fellow succumbed, having sustained a fractured skull and other injuries.
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6)  Cochrane St. Centennial Church was dedicated on Sunday 18th inst. Quite a number of Clergy were present and the offerings for the Building fund amounted to the magnificent sum of $10,000. An innovation was introduced; the members of the Choir being gowned, the male members wearing the ordinary black gown, and the ladies, black gown and mortarboard caps. Rev. Dr. COWPERWAITHE preached the Dedication Sermon, and immense congregations attended the various services. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 7)  The wife of James STICK of the Royal Stores, was called to rest on Monday night. She had been confined to her home for several months, and notwithstanding the best medical skill, death won, leaving five sons and three daughters to mourn their loss. The Budget joins in the general sympathy to the bereaved. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 8)  A resident of Flower's Hill was recently sent to the Penitentiary for 9 months, for destroying $100 worth of furniture in his mother’s home. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 9)  The S. S. Tobaso, arrived from Liverpool on Monday of last week after a quick run of 7 ½ days. She brought about 1100 tons of cargo. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 10)  Mr and Mrs. CHAPLIN, by last mail, received a letter from their son, Dr. Hal written two days before he met his heroic death in company with Lord Kitchener. His parents will no doubt treasure this last word from their loved son. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 11)  The Rev. T. H. JAMES has had the degree of D. D. recently conferred upon him by the Taylor University of Indiana U.S.A. We congratulate Father JAMES and trust he may be long spared to wear the honour. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 12)  24th June, Midsummer Day and very few about without their overcoats. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 13)  Pte. STENLAKE, who enlisted with A company, and saw active service in the Gallipoli campaign, having been discharged as being unfit for further duty, has written the Methodist Church Officials informing them of his intention to return to Nfld. and desiring to be reappointed to his old Circuit. Being unfitt to serve his earthy King, he is reenlisting to work in the vineyard of his heavenly King. A noble example. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 14)  Col. JACOBS of the Salvation Army, arrived per express today (Saturday). He has the oversight of the Men's Social work in the Dominion, and it is in connection with this Department that he is visiting Nfld. 
July 1, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 15)  Capt. George CARTY, Lieuts. ROSS, and BURNHAM, and 9 privates of the Newfoundland Regiment, returned by Thursday’s express and were tendered a warm and hearty welcome by representatives of the Govt., ladies of the Patriotic Association, and a large gathering of citizens. The station was decorated with bunting and numerous flags were displayed throughout the City. The Battalion of over 700 strong under the command of Major MONTGOMERIE, was drawn up at the entrance at the station, and heartily cheered the veterans. They proceeded to Govt. House and paid their respects to His Excellency, who complimented them on their work. Several of the Volunteers are now sick in the Barracks Hospital, and are being attended to by Drs. PATERSON and BURDEN. The patients are well looked after and are getting along splendidly. The invalids at the General Hospital and Donovan's are also improving. 
July 8, 1916  Benneth Gillard  [Photo included] Reservist Bennett GILLARD, son of Mr. John GILLARD, of Gillard’s Cove, who enlisted this spring and is now serving on H. M. S. Briton. 
July 8, 1916  Letter From Fred MOORS (Part 1)  [Photo of Mr. MOORS included] (The beneath letter was addressed to Pte. Mark NEWMAN by Fred who evidently supposed Mark had been sent home wounded. Mark is however, now in the firing line also somewhere in France.) Somewhere in France, June 10th, 1915, Dear old chum, I guess you will be surprised when you find out who is writing this, but on hearing a while ago that you were arriving home shortly, and as we used to be school mates together, I thought it was my duty to send you a few lines from France. Well Mark I was sorry to hear you were wounded, but I guess you think yourself lucky you didn’t get it worse. I have had a few narrow escapes myself. I can call myself lucky I can sit down today and write you a letter. I came out of the Hospital two weeks ago; I had a piece of shrapnel hit my foot, and I also got three bad shell shocks. I was buried twice one night, a little while before going to the Hospital, and I also had my rifle blown out of my hands. I never got a scratch. I have also had two bullet scratches one on the chin, and one through the puttie, which only burnt the skin. Some luck, eh! The more hot holes I get the more I feel like fighting. We lost four Officers out of my company lately. It's too bad because they were fine boys. Well Mark, since the first day I enlisted, I put all interest in my duty. What did you know about me Mark? I have been in the Army about 15 months and have got a clean crime sheet, that’s going some eh, for me? 
July 8, 1916  Letter From Fred MOORS (Part 2)  I would like to see every able bodied man in Nfld. jump in the uniform with as good a heart as I did, I wouldn’t be out of the Army while this war lasts, for anything. Things are kind a hot along this line at present, but we are getting the best of every battle. I think Mark, it won’t be very long before old Fitz will wa poo things better for us every day. My two comrades were killed last Sunday night, but they couldn’t die for a better cause. I am willing and satisfied to die for the same thing, and I think that every man in Nfld. should look at it in the same light. I had to leave my wife and family, and I have a baby 11 months old, I never saw, and I done it willingly, and I don’t see why every British Subject can’t do the same; however, I am proud to think there are so many from Nfld have fallen in and [____] fighting for their King and Country. I hope that those that's left will follow it, a man dies out here Mark, he does it for the love of his people and country. I guess you boys saw some tough fighting down there all right, but it's interesting after a man gets starved, its better then shooting moose out Western Canada. However Mark, if I live till the finish, I am going to take a look at dear old Nfld. for a few days before going West. The Canadians has fought like men since the start, and we are still carrying a good name. And we are going to keep it up. We have lost lots of men but we always got lots coming up. Well Mark, I guess I will soon have to close or you will have to take a day to read it. Wishing that all the boys of Tw’gate will jump in and get their feet wet, and the best of health and luck. I remain one of the true boys of dear old Newfoundland. Fred MOORE. 
July 8, 1916  Letter from Isaac KEEFE  [Photo included of Mr. KEEFE] (From Isaac KEEFE to his brother Jasper.) I am glad to hear that it is an early spring and I hope you will do well with the fish. I guess you heard about Lord Kitchener being drowned on June 3rd, off the coast of Scotland. He was on a cruiser called the Hampshire, and she went down with all hands, except an Officer and eleven of her crew. It is reported that she struck a mine and was blown up. It was a very stormy day when it happened. I daresay you heard too of the battle between our fleet and the German fleet, off the coast of Holland. We lost quite a few fine ships, but the Germans lost more by far. There was about 100 of their ships to about 20 of ours when the fight started, and we beat them. They made off for their own coast as quick as they could, when the saw our Grand Fleet heave in sight, well if they had stood fire, there wouldn’t have been one of them left, we would have wiped them out easily. We went through the Grand Fleet the next day, when they were returning from the fight. They had to come about 400 miles. If you could have seen them you would never have forgotten it. It was a splendid sight. At one time in the fight, there were as many as four German ships firing on one of ours (the Warspite probably; Editor.) and yet didn’t sink her then. Hoping that the time will soon come when we shall meet each other again, and wishing you good night, I must close this short letter. 
July 8, 1916  Letter from Pte. GOODYEAR  France, June 3rd, 1916, Dear Mr and Mrs. WHITE, I have got two of three letters from you lately. Sorry I could not reply before, was very glad to hear from you. I have not heard from Ned since he was wounded on the Peninsula. I don’t know the reason I am sure. I see Fred occasionally and he tells me all the news. I guess Ned will soon be home with you again. He was certainly a brick and proved a credit to all belonging to him, and the place he came from. I do wish he would write me. If I had his address I would write him, even if he did not care answer me. I am feeling OK. Still hard at it. We have the Huns to contend with now and not the Turks. I feel sure that in the end we will come off victorious. Paper is short so I will have to close. Remember me to all enquiring friends, kind regards, Mr. and Mrs. WHITE. Yours sincerely, GOODYEAR, 1685 D Co. 1st Newfoundland Regiment. British Exped. Force, France. 
July 8, 1916  Letter from Pte. Fred WHITE  France, June 2, 1916, Dear Mother, I thought I would try and write you a few lines. I haven’t much news to tell. I received a letter from you, but the parcel did not come with the letter. You spoke of sending some socks, I am needing them badly out here. I have been in action twice since we came here, and we are now out for the rest. I have had men fall on the right and left of me, but I haven’t been hit yet. It is a little hell when the bombardment starts, and it is not much trouble to see a shell whisking over your head. It tests your nerves all right. I suppose you will soon have Neddie home to keep you company. Tell father I remember to him, Toll, and Fannie. Tell them I thank them very much for their presents, although I have not got them yet. I suppose Saul is gone to the French Shore by this time and all the rest of the schooners. I wish I was home to sit down with you for a good cup of tea. I suppose the cat still keeps my place at the table. I should like you to send me some stockings the next time you send a parcel, and some sweets, too. [letter ends here..] 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  On Sunday last the British, Orange Fisherman, and Sons of England [can’t read] attended Divine Service at the Anglican Cathedral in honour of the Birthday of the city, where a special form of Service had been arranged. The Sacred Edifice was filled to its utmost capacity. The Societies alone numbering nearly 900. The prayers were recited by the Rev. I BRENTON. His Lordship read the Lesson, and the sermon was preached by the Rector, Rev. Canon WHITE, who based his remarks on the word as “citizen of no mean city.” The honour of inaugurating this most successful gathering belongs to the esteemed President of the Nfld. British Society, Mr. H. H. GOODLAND, and it is hoped to make this an annual affair. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  Capt. CARTY, who has recently returned from the front, received a hearty welcome on Sunday from the Officers and members of the C. C. C. at their headquarters. The genial Capt. was well pleased with the reception tendered him. The Lord Bishop of Nfld. occupied St. Thomas pulpit on Sunday morning, and delivered an eloquent and impressive Sermon from the words “Peace be to this House.” A large number of volunteers under the command of Lieut. Gerald HARVEY were present and the whole service was a most inspiring and helpful one. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  Reports from the Labrador all point to a good fishery. There is a good sign all along the Coast, and the schooners will have no ice to contend with on the way down, as the Sagona reports very little on the Coast. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  A leaflet, which has been circulated in the interest of Mr. KELLY, is said to be so fearfully libellous against Mr. GOSLING and his Co. workers, that proceedings will be instituted in the near future. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  The S. S. Cranley arrived at Botwood on Wednesday morning of last week, having made the round trip from Heart's Content to London and back in 21 days. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mr. G. S. TURNER, has been congratulated by His Majesty the King, on the patriotic services rendered by his five sons, who enlisted in the Newfoundland and Canadian Regiments. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  Quite a lot of dissatisfaction exists over the Municipal elections. It is said the days’ proceedings were a disgrace to the City, and numerous protests have been entered. Whether an effort will be made to nullify the election remains to be seen. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  Seven pupils of B. F. College enlisted a few days ago and all passed the medical exam, viz Messrs, Edgar SKINNER, Hy. OLDFORH, C. STERB, E. PARROT, N. BOYCE, P. HIRCOCK and Harvey GREEN. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  The public are looking forward with much pleasure to hear Lieut. Com. HOWLEY’s account of the work of the British Navy in the Dardanelles. We have heard of the doing of our Soldiers from our returned heroes, and now the opportunity is going to be given by the man of a hundred wounds, to hear about our sailors. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  Mrs. Thomas WINTER, of this city entered into rest on Tuesday, 27th, June at the residence of her sister in Orange, New Jersey, USA. She has been a great sufferer for a year or more, which she bore with Christian fortitude and patience. It is understood that the remains will be brought here for burial. The Budget tenders sincere sympathy to the bereaved family. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 11)  A young woman of Avondale, who intended skipping out on the Florizel last week, without the consent of her parents, was on their complaint, arrested on board the ship, and taken to her home on the morning train. 
July 8, 1916  Our Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 12)  The British steamer Aractine, which ran ashore at Langley Island recently, was towed off on Tuesday night by the Portia and three other steamers. Half the cargo saved. 
July 8, 1916  Personals  Mr. Samuel BROMLEY who has been living in the States for some years arrived by Clyde Saturday. A friend tells us that the J. W. VERGE who enlisted in Canada is really our old friend Will VERGE. We understand that he enlisted some months ago but is at present doing home defence duty. Mrs. GILLI’S (nee Miss Eliza CHURCHILL) arrived from Boston this week. Mrs. Gordon PURCHASE, a daughter of Mr. George MINTY of the Arm, arrived this week. Many people will regret to hear that Rev. R. F. MERCER of Hr. Breton, at one time Principal of St. Peter’s High School here, has suffered trouble in his family recently, his wife having had her leg amputated for tubercular knee. Rev. BENNETT and family arrived by Clyde last night. Mrs. Robert GUY and her daughter arrived by Clyde on Monday from Fogo on a brief visit. Mr. GUY is working with Earle Sons and Co. at Fogo. Professor COLEMAN, a geologist goes to Labrador with Capt. Jas. JANES. He secured two men here as guides. He is at present guest at the Colbourne Hotel. Mrs. SIMMS of St. Anthony was at the Ford hotel this week. Miss Mina EARLE of Change Isld’s., was guest of Mrs. A. COLBOURNE this week. Mr. W. HARNETT and his mother went to Seldom by Prospero Thursday. Mr and Mrs. Ben FREEMAN have both been suffering from Typhoid fever. Mr. Harold EARLE arrived from Fogo Thursday by motorboat. Miss BATSON left by Prospero Thursday. Mr. Arthur DIAMOND, late Principal of the Arm Academy, left for Catalina by Prospero Thursday. Mr. George FORD was passenger for St. John’s by Thursday’s Prospero. Mrs. J. E. EDWARDS and children left for St. John’s by Prospero Thursday; Mr. EDWARDS preceded them some time ago. Miss Eva PURCHASE, who has been teaching at Tilt Cove, returned by Prospero for her holidays. Miss Mabel MUDFORD, who had been in St. John’s, arrived by last week’s Prospero. Miss Kathleen HOWLETT went to St. John’s by Thursday’s Prospero to visit Dr. and Mrs. C. J. HOWLETT. Mr. POTTLE, a native of Trinity, and brother of Mrs. Joseph GIDGE of the Arm, who has been living in Western Canada, visited here some weeks ago. He returned to Trinity and has recently married Miss BAILEY, formerly telegraph operator at Morton’s Hr. Nurse MALONE, of the Tuberculosis Campaign, was here this week. She has been visiting a number of consumptive patients in this locality. 
July 8, 1916  Death  Died: At Ladle Cove, on June 24th, Mrs. TULK, mother of Mrs. Lewis ANSTEY of this place. 
July 8, 1916  Presentation to Miss BATSON  On Tuesday evening a very pleasing event took place in the parish Hall. A large number of pupils of the High School assembled to show their love and respect for Miss BATSON, the late Assistant Teacher of the School. On the platform were Miss BATSON, Mr. HARNETT (Principal) and Rev. A. B. S. STERLING. Mr. STIRLING explained the object of the gathering and then called upon the Committee composed of the six senior scholars, male and female, to perform their part of the program. These young persons then came forward. Wilfred BURT, senior boy of the school, read an address and Agnes LACEY, senior girl handed to Miss BATSON a beautiful dressing case, on behalf of the scholars. Miss BATSON, who was visibly touched by the children’s kindness, made a brief and suitable reply. Mr. HARNETT then spoke in a very appropriate manner, pointing out to the pupils that the gift just presented was a token or outward sign of their inner feelings. The proceedings closed with the National Anthem. Appended is the address and reply. ADDRESS: Twillingate. July 4th, 1916. Dear Miss BATSON, On this, the eve of your departure from Twillingate, we take much pleasure in presenting you with this present as an indication of our appreciation of your policy and delightful attitude, towards the children of St. Peter’s High School. We believe you have rendered your best assistance during the three years you have spent with us, the period during which marked improvement has been made. But, owing to such recent notice, we feel that this gift does not nearly gratify our highest esteem, which your past services and character demand. By the presentation of this gift, we (the school) wish to remind you of your popularity amongst us and our relations as well; but sincere regret at your leaving us is manifested throughout the whole school, and by all with whom you have been acquainted. With kind regards for your past we wish you greater success in the future and happiness in greater abundance. On behalf of St. Peter’s High School, we sincerely remain, Agnes LACEY, Wilfred BURT, Beatrice WHITE, Ern. SWEETLAND, Winnie ELLIOTT, Edward BRETT. REPLY: To the Scholars of St. Peter’s High School. My dear young friends: I thank you very much for your kind address together with the accompanying token of appreciation. I value, more than the gift, the kind spirit which prompted it, and though distance may separate us, I trust that our mutual feelings of goodwill will not change. I shall always remember, with pleasure, the happy years that we have spent together, and the thought of our happy relations will always be an encouragement to me in my work. May God’s blessing rest upon you all, is the wish of Yours sincerely, Martha BATSON. 
July 8, 1916  Sickness  Mr and Mrs. Ben FREEMAN have both been ill of typhoid, but are now recovering. Mrs. FREEMAN had it first and last week. Ben had to be taken off the Clyde, seriously ill. Both were rather severe cases we hear. 
July 8, 1916  Shipping News  Mr. HOWLETT’s new motorboat, which is equipped with 22 hp Wolverine, made her first trip up the harbour Wednesday. Mr. BLANDFORD’s coal vessel is discharging. Capt. Penny STUCKLESS is taking herring from Messrs. CARTER, BLANDFORD, HODGE and HOWLETT and will probably finish today at the Arm. 
July 8, 1916  Painting of The Parish Hall  Tenders for Painting The exterior of Parish Hall will be received up to July 10th. Labour only, two coats of paint besides puttying of nail-heads, cracks in clapboard, and windows where necessary. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. P.H. Bldg. Com., per E. SWEETLAND, Tres. 
July 8, 1916  Fishery News  The fishery on the Treaty Shore shows little sign of improvement according to Prospero report. We note elsewhere that the highest catch on the Treaty Shore of Tw’gate Schooners was 13 qtls, but we have heard since that Capt. Robert STOCKLEY brought home 20 barrels, this likely being the highest. 
July 8, 1916  Leo Elliott Comes Home  Mr. Leo ELLIOTT, who was serving with the Canadian Artillery in France and was wounded at the big battle of Loos, arrived last night by Clyde. He walks a little lame and is suffering severely from a chill. He with others, were bringing up big guns at Loos, when a big German shell exploded about ten or fifteen yards from him. The concussion stunned him and knocked him off his horse. He lay unconscious all night partly in water, and was not found till next morning. So severe was the shock and the exposure that he will be unfit for any serious work at least a couple of years. 
July 8, 1916  The Allies’ Beggar  An account of a fair in New York for the wounded of the Allies, as seen by Mr. S. F. ELLIOTT of this town. “Some Beggar” as New York slang would term it. Four floors of the grand central Palace, a building 200 feet square, at 46th street and Lexington Avenue, New York City; given over for the sole purpose, with booths representing all the nations of all Allies and their colonial possessions, filled with the couchettes and most costly contributions. Ford runabouts, Overland roadsters, and many touring cars, all for a dollar a chance; nothing to do but give your money and wait to see the other fellow win. A Steinway piano for ten thousand dollars, the gift of a lady in Boston, at $100 a toss, and someone is going to get it for that. A 30 ft motorboat finished in mahogany, valued at $3000, with “visions” in carmine, seated in the bow, and seen to take the price of your “chance.” Silver fox skins, and Russian sables, valued at $2000 each, going on the same conditions. Trips to every part of the Globe for one dollar – providing you were lucky enough. Relics of the war and some of the guns taken, when Joffre’s over night motorbus army made a dent in Von Kluck’s flank, rendered the Marne victory possible. A blind soldier from the passed trenches of France, selling postcards of the fighting front. Little Belgian orphans, selling portraits of their King and Queen. Some of the best operatic stars were there with a net on the end of a long pole, inviting you to throw in some money, and when they had got a fair haul, would sing something as recompense. There was something like a million dollars “blown in” before we reached there. You were captured at the door by some of the fairest of the fair sex, put flowers in your button hole, and stuck you full of flags of the Entente Allies, and whatever money you took there, you left there before you were through; your payment being to feast your eyes on those visions of beauty. At 9:15, a bugle sounding gave the signal for the commencement of a memorial service for Lord Kitchener. Instantly there was a hush that could be felt. From somewhere in the building came the sonorous voice of the Rector of Old Trinity Church, presenting once again the lines of St. Paul’s immortal argument. As his voice died away a bugle sounded the “last post.” Then in the distance, faintly at first, came the music of “Onward Christian Soldiers” swelling grandly as the unnumbered thousands picked up the strain, and reaching a magnificent climax towards the last lines of the verse, as the operatic stars joined in, their magnificent trebles soaring above the singing crowd. In the hush that followed for a moment, clear and distinct came a voice through the megaphone, “This way ladies and gentlemen to see the wire eating elephant” – and the fair was on again, five minutes to the memory of Kitchener of Khartoum! And so we took the car for home, spending our last penny for an “extra”, tired with standing so long, but glad to have seen the “biggest beggar ever.” Signed: S. F. ELLIOTT. 
July 8, 1916  Casualty List  Killed in Action – July 1st. Capt. Eric S. AYRE, St. John’s. Lieut. Fred C. MELLOR, Kentville, N. S. Lieut. Hubert C. HERDER, Rennie’s Mill Road. Lieut. Richard A. SHORTALL, Waterford Bridge Road. 2nd Lieut. Gerald W. AYRE, Circular Road. 2nd Lieut. John R. FERGUSON, 67 Springdale Street. 2nd Lieut. William T. RYALL, 40 Hayward Avenue. 2nd Lieut. R. Wallace, ROSS, Victoria Street. Reported Missing: 2nd Lieut. Wilfred D. AYRE, Waterford Bridge Road. 2nd Lieut. Robert Bruce REID, St. John’s, Nfld. 2nd Lieut. Clifford RENDELL, Duckworth Street. 2nd Lieut. George H. TAYLOR, 5 Maxse Street. Reported Wounded: Lieut. Col. William H. FRANKLIN, England. Hon. Capt. M. Frank SUMMERS, Water Street. Lieut. Stan ROBERTSON, Long’s Hill. 
July 8, 1916  The Observer (Part 1)  Most of our Labrador fleet have now sailed, and the Sun wishes them good luck. While the French Shore fishery was a total blank this year, the indications for the Labrador are encouraging at present. Let us all hope that bumper trips will reward the men who go so far to look for cod. 
July 8, 1916  The Observer (Part 2)  Thursday morning’s news conveyed a list of wounded of the Nfld. Regiment who sustained their wounds in the big Drive that is taking place on the Western front. The list contains the names of over fifty Officers and men of the Nfld. battalion, but fortunately there are none killed so far. The officers were four captains – LEDINGHOM, NUNNS, ROWSELL and SOMMERS; eight lieutenants – STRONG, STIC, ROBERTSON, PATTERSON, Kenneth GOODYEAR (of Grand Falls) HICKS (also we think from Grand Falls), MADLOCK and GREENE. Among the privates is one Twillingate boy, Norman PARDY, son of Mr and Mrs. George PARDY, Little Hr. The following from nearby places are also on the list: - A. PENNY, Springdale; Victor RICHARDS, Glenwood; Fred WATERMAN, Change Islands, P. ROWSELL, Exploits; M. HAWKE, Joe Batt's Arm; R. LACEY, Westport, White Bay. Heaven bless and comfort the parents of many sons of Newfoundland fighting our battles. These will be anxious times for very many of them. They need your sympathy now, for an advance is not trench warfare. When you gather your little brood around you at nights, think of those boys running, sweating, bleeding, fighting our battle - the battle of right against might. Think also of parents waiting, waiting in dread lest the yellow envelope bring them bad news of their sons. 
July 8, 1916  News of the Troops  Flags were flying at half-mast on Thursday in honour of the noble young men who paid with their lives in France. Capt. A. COLBOURNE received a telegram on Thursday from his sister Mrs. GARDINER at English HR., Trinity Bay, conveying the sad intelligence that two of her sons were killed in action in France this week. Yesterday’s list contained the names of about 100 privates of Nfld. Regiment wounded. This with the previous day’s list, brings the number up to one hundred and fifty five wounded, besides the Officers killed. We hear that Norman PARDY was wounded by gunshot in the hand, evidently not dangerous. Private telegraph says that Sgt. J. V. TEMPLE is now in Wandsworth Hospital with gunshot wound in thigh, but not dangerous. 
July 8, 1916  Discuss Mr. CROWE’s Generosity  By invitation of Mr. Wm. ASHBOURNE a meeting was held in the Alexandra Hall on Wednesday night, to discuss the subject matter of a letter from Mr. H. J. CROWE, in which he offered to send a Kindergarten Teacher to Twillingate and pay her salary, if the people of Twillingate would provide a building suitable for a school. He also offered to equip the school with the necessary appliances. The letter, which was sent to Mr. ASHBOURNE as President of the Health Club, was read, and after a lengthy discussion it was decided that the meeting would accept Mr. CROWE’s most generous offer, and try and obtain a suitable building. There the matter therefore stands at present. 
July 8, 1916  Birth  Born: On Friday, June 30 to Mr and Mrs. Arthur MANUEL, a son. 
July 8, 1916  Birth  Born: On Friday, June 30 to Mr and Mrs. Edward LINFIELD, daughter. 
July 8, 1916  Summer School  The summer school at St. Peter’s opened this week under Miss Hannah PEARCE. There were 35 in attendance. 
July 8, 1916  Presentation to Mr. DIAMOND  Twillingate. June 23rd, 1916. Dear Teacher, I have been requested by the scholars of the Arm Academy, to offer you a slight token of our affection and regard. I cannot tell you how delighted I am to be the means of conveying to you the expression of our united love. What we offer you is a poor symbol of our feelings but we know you will receive it kindly, as a simple indication of the attachment, which each one of us cherishes for you in our heart of hearts. You have made our lessons pleasant for us – so pleasant that it would be ungrateful to call them tasks. We know that we have often tried your temper and forbearance, but you have dealt kindly with us in our waywardness, teaching us by example as well as precept, the advantages of kindness and self control. We will never forget you; we shall look back to this school in after life, not as a place of penance but as a scene of mental enjoyment, where the paths of learning were strewn with flowers and whenever memory recalls our school days, our hears will warm towards you as they do today. I have been requested by my schoolmates not to address you formally but as a beloved friend. In that light dear teacher, we all regard you. Please accept with our little present, our earnest good wishes. May you always be as happy as you have endeavoured to make your pupils, and may they - nothing better could be wished for them - be always as faithful to their duties to others, as you have been in your duties to them. We assure you that to your new labour, you will carry with you our best wishes for your happiness and prosperity. We now bid you farewell, hoping that if we never meet on earth, we shall meet again in Heaven, where teachers and scholars having finished their lessons below, will meet the great Teacher of Mankind. Willie YOUNG. (On behalf of the school) REPLY: Mr. DIAMOND makes the following reply through our paper, as time would not permit other. Dear Children: It is sometimes a difficult matter to express sincere gratitude at a great kindness such as yours, and though the heart wells over, both lips and mind are not fully able to express one's feelings. I thank you most sincerely. If I added one hundred times or raised “thank” to the 20th power, it would not convey my sentiments a whit better. May you be always blest as you have blessed, nor will you shortly be forgotten by your grateful teacher. Arthur DIAMOND. 
July 15, 1916  Anti German Sentiment  For many years there has been in Ontario, Canada a town called Berlin. It is not a very big town, but it was a nice busy little place and it was quite satisfied to be Berlin for many years. Not so now. German descendants there are living there but the hate of German methods of warfare, German treatment of women and children and prisoners has made the name of Berlin a thing of shame. It is poetic justice, too that residents of late Berlin, Ontario, have chosen Kitchener as the name for their town. Everyone know of the antitoxins, which are now used in diphtheria, typhoid, tetanus and several other diseases. It was a peculiar thing that for nearly 50 years, the discovery of these “serums” was credited to a German, and he actually received the Nobel Prize for this. Investigation seems to have pretty well established that not a German but a Canadian, is the man who should have been honoured for the achievement. Sir James GRANT of Ottawa is the man acclaimed as the discoverer. Both these forgoing stories point a moral. They show that there is a terrible disgust of everything German, growing in the whole world, and they also show that the British people are not so ready to allow credit for every discovery to be taken by others, as they were. 
July 15, 1916  Church Union in Canada  After a very long contest, the advocates of Church Union in Canada have won, and the Methodist and Presbyterian Churches will become a United Church, but just what its name will be is hardly decided. As Newfoundland is connected with the Canadian Conference, I presume this applies to Newfoundland too, but am not quite sure. To make the Union a success there will have to be a certain amount of give and take. As one writer puts it, the Presbyterians will have to drop some of their particular dogmas, while the Methodist will have to drop their fire and brimstone revivals. 
July 15, 1916  The Troops  “The story of their heroic part will make Newfoundlanders very proud.” “The Regiment (1st Nfld.) advanced in a hail of German lead as calmly as if on parade.” We who growl and grumble at the little ills and worries of life. They with death all around – whistling, bullets and crashing shell burst – as “steady as on parade.” I wonder how many of us could face death so calmly for a principle. Don’t you think it is a magnificent example they have set us? Things like this never die they make the foundation of great peoples. Newfoundland will be reborn in those boys. When I hear people sometimes sit in judgement on some of our boys in Khaki, who are perhaps rather frisky in St. John’s while training, I cannot help feeling a little mad at their smug virtue. These boys are going to suffer privations, pain, perhaps death on our behalf, but we sit in judgement on their madcap frolics. Whenever I see a man in Khaki I want to take off my hat to him. I feel that he is so much better a man than I; and when I see him “carrying on”, I cannot help thinking that perhaps his time for jollification may be very short, and who am I that I should judge. 
July 15, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1)  On the return of Sir Edgar BOWING to Topsail the other evening, the people turned out en-masse to give him a hearty and genuine welcome home. Flags were flying in all directions, arches erected, with the words welcome over the one near the C. of E. School House. An address was read by the president of the Patriotic Association, Mr. RANCRAFT, to which Sir Edgar briefly responded. 
July 15, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2)  The Methodist conference for 1916 has closed, and the Clergy are returning to their respective stations for another year. The Rev. A. V. ROBB, ordained at this conference has been appointed to succeed Mr. BENNETT at Twillingate. 
July 15, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3)  The Municipal Elections are at last over, the final count for Counsellors being closed on Tuesday night when it was found that three of Commissioners were elected. The New Board elected are M. G. GOSLING, Major [?], and Messrs. I. C. MORRIS, J. S TAIT, M. D., J. J. BROWNRIGG, J. J. MULLALY, C. AYRE, N. J. VINNICOMBE. 
July 15, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4)  An amusing case was before the Magistrates Court a few days ago. The Capt. of the British Schooner Spinnaway summoned the court for absenting himself without leave. After hearing the case, Judge MORRIS, a most tender hearted gentleman, gave as judgement that the two sailors, to end the matter, should shake hands, which they did, and left the court and in the best of humour. 
July 15, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5)  In the terrible casualty lists coming in during the last few days, appear the names of several of most promising young men among the killed, and numbers wounded, in the great battle now raging between the British and German forces. Many families are mourning for their lost ones, and anxiety to those who’s Boys are among the wounded. 
July 15, 1916  Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6)  As Mr. and Mrs. Rupert MORRIS and some friends, were driving along the old Witless Bay Road a few evenings ago, the horse bolted throwing the occupants to the ground. Mrs. MORRIS’ leg was broken at the ankle, and as quickly as possible her husband secured Mr. W. J. HERDER’s motorcar, who kindly placed the same at his disposal, and brought her along to the Gen. Hospital. 
July 15, 1916  Personals  Mrs. Edward ROBERTS, daughter of the Magistrate, arrived with her husband in his schr. Springdale on Monday. Mrs. ROBERTS looks well and spent a pleasant winter in St. John’s. Miss Frances HODGE of Fogo came up by Saturday’s Clyde to visit her relations here. A lunatic from Summerford, in charge of her husband, was sent on by Clyde Tuesday. Our friend Mr. SAMPSON, of Princeton University, who was here last year with Professor Van INGEN, and were unjustly labelled “spies”, is at present in this District and is now at Tilt Cove, and will spend some weeks in that locality. Mr. John PEARCE left by Clyde Tuesday for Toronto where he will spend some time with his aunt. Nurse CAMPBELL, the matron of the Tuberculosis Hospital at St. John’s, returned to Lewisporte on Sunday. Mrs. R. TEMPLE went to Sandy Point, Bay St. George on Sunday and will spend the summer months with her daughter, Mrs. (Rev) E. A. BUTLER. Several Volunteers from Gander Bay, and other points South were on board the Clyde Tuesday returning to St. John’s. Nurses SNOW and MALONE, who were here last week, went to Herring Neck Monday, and Thursday returned to Lewisporte. They have been visiting consumptive patients. Miss Laura FOX arrived from New York this week. Miss FOX occupies a responsible position with a large firm in New York, and is taking a well-deserved holiday. Capt. A. B. ROBERTS, S. A., arrived on Friday from Bay ROBERTS and will spend about a month with his relatives at the Arm. Capt. ROBERTS reports fishermen doing well at Bay Roberts, where he is stationed, getting forty to sixty barrels of very large fish at a haul. Miss Bertha JANES, daughter of Capt. Jas. JANES arrived this week from Toronto. She brought with her a child of her brothers. Miss Nellie BRETT arrived from Springdale by Prospero last week. Mr. Wm. HARNETT, who has been visiting Seldom, returned by Prospero Friday. Nurse Floss SCOTT arrived by Prospero Friday. Rev. ROBB, the new Super of this circuit and wife arrived by Clyde last night. 
July 15, 1916  Birth  Born: On Monday to Rev. and Mrs. A. B. S. STIRLING, a daughter. 
July 15, 1916  Birth  Born: On Sunday July 9th, to Mr and Mrs. Dorman MILES, a son. 
July 15, 1916  Shipping News  The Schr. Springdale, Capt. Ned ROBERTS, is now at Morton’s Hr. taking herring from firms there for Halifax. She will probably load coal at Sydney for G. J. CARTER, Twillingate. Capt. Wm. SNOW passed South from Canada Bay on Wednesday. He did not call here. Capt Phil WELLS arrived Wednesday. In beating in the harbour he caught on the rock off Carter’s Head, but came off easily without damage. The schr. Bernie May, Capt. Arch ROBERTS, to G.J. CARTER, Herring Neck this week with coal from Sydney. The schr. Francis Willard which brought coal to G. J. CARTER, has gone to Morton’s Hr. to load herring. She will probably go on to Campbellton to finish. Mr. BLANDFORD’s hands claim a record in coal discharging. They discharged 53 tons from the Francis Willard in one day, and say this has never been beaten here. A steamer was loading pit props at Birchy Bay this week, and many skiff loads of “Culls” were brought down for firewood. Mr. H. J. HOWLETT went to Campbellton Tuesday in his motorboat. 
July 15, 1916  Tribute to the Troops  No. 830. Telegram, received 9th July, 7:30 pm. To Governor, Newfoundland. Newfoundland may well feel proud of her sons. The heroism and devotion to duty they displayed on 1st July has never been surpassed. Please convey my deep sympathy and that of the whole of our armies in France, in the loss of the brave Officers and men who have fallen for the Empire, and our admiration of their heroic conduct. Their efforts contributed to our success, and their example will live. Douglas HAIG, F. M. 
July 15, 1916  List of Wounded  Among those wounded from this District are Ptes. FORD, Grand Falls, Doyle CURTIS, Badger, Norman DEAN, Botwood, Arthur Arch NORCLIFFE, Lewisporte, Thos. HEATHE, Botwood, Arthur MANUEL, Botwood, Leonard RENDELL, Fogo, Wm. SMALL, Summerford, Austin WAGG, Fogo, John LUFF, Exploits, all gunshot wounds.Our sympathy is extended to Mrs. Aaron WHEELOR of Tizzard's Hr. whose son died of wounds this week. Also to Mr. Solomon ROBERTS, of Change Islds., whose son Fred suffered the amputation of his arm following a severe wound. Peter RENDALL and Allan YOUNG are among the wounded, though fortunately neither dangerous. Pte. Louis HEAD, Comfort Cove, gunshot wound, right leg. Sergeant John V. TEMPLE though reported wounded in the thigh, then as not wounded, is now in Wandsworth Hospital, London, suffering from a bullet wound in the shoulder but not in the serious class. Thro' an unfortunate mistake last week we stated the Capt. COLBOURNE had received a telegram conveying the news of the death of his two nephews. This was entirely incorrect, but the Sun was not altogether to blame in the matter. 
July 15, 1916  Death  [Photo is included with this item.] This Saturday morning we hear with very deep regret that Private Arthur YOUNG, son of Mrs. Caroline YOUNG of this town died of wounds received during the big advance of last week, on July 6th at the third Echelon Hospital, France. No expression of our deep sorrow will avail to the sorrowing mother and family; but we cannot let the occasion pass without expressing the very high esteem in which Arty was held by us and by all. If ever there was a Christian gentleman, Arthur YOUNG was one, and he died a martyr for the cause of Right against Brutality. Thank God for such men as Arthur YOUNG, who hold not even life first. It was on the bones of men like this that our civilization and our Christianity – all that we hold most dear – is built. Will there not be dozens of young men step in Khaki to avenge his death. 
July 15, 1916  Push On With It  The Montreal Star Office, 17 Cockspur Street, London, July 8 – Stirring accounts of the heroism of the Newfoundland Regiment appear in the London press today. They advanced in a hail of German lead as calmly as on parade. One private says that as he was going by, another said, “If I go down you take up the charge and go straight ahead.” A minute afterwards he dropped. “I tried to lift him up but he was done for.” His last words were: “PUSH ON WITH IT.” All accounts testify to the steadiness and pluck of the Newfoundlanders being unsurpassed in the records of the war. The wounded were fired at as they lay on the ground. WINDERMERE. 
July 15, 1916  Enlistment  John BURTON, son of Mr and Mrs. Alfred BURTON of the Arm, enlisted recently at Grand Falls and is at present training in St. John’s. Mr and Mrs. BURTON have also another son Dorman with the Regiment. 
July 15, 1916  The Casualties  The list of casualties is still being increased and last night another lengthy list was received. The total is now as follows: Officers killed - 12. Officers missing - 2. Officers wounded - 16. Privates killed - 3. Privates missing - 4. Privates died of wounds - 7. Privates wounded - 458. Total - 502. It is feared that a longer list of these has yet to come in. The list of casualties of the Newfoundland Regiment continues to grow. Fortunately, so far the number of killed has been very small, but nearly half of the battalion must now be wounded. We have close on one thousand men in St. John’s now, and the bulk of these will be moved to Scotland before long there is little doubt, while the gaps will be filled up from those at Ayr. Most of the wounds are apparently not in the dangerous class and a good many will be fit for service within a month or so. Corp. Walter ALEXANDRA, Pte. Walter A. McKAY of St. John’s, Llewlyn CARTER, Channel, and Arthur H., Twillingate, all died of wounds. Geo. BUTLER, St. John’s, Alf HYNES, Glenwood, Dudley JOHNSON, St. Anthony, Isaac McKAY, Robinson's, all wounded. Governor DAVIDSON had message Saturday that his two nephews had been killed in action. Pte. Walter Thos., Bell Isld, died at Birmingham, L. CAREW, Upper Island Cove, gunshot, leg, severe; Corpl. John O’NEIL, St. John’s, gunshot, chest. 
July 15, 1916  Letter From Oliver BATT  From Oliver BATT. The writer of the following letter is Seaman Oliver BATT, R.N.R., son of Mr and Mrs. Benjamin BATT, who enrolled on board H. M. S. Briton this spring, and is now at Devonport, England training. Dear Mother, As I received your letters last night, the first I have received since I left home, I thought I would drop you a few lines. We left the Briton before your letters got there, and they have been following us since. I am well, and sorry to hear you could not work very well, and that you always had me on your mind. Don’t worry too much. I am all right. If I had thought I was doing wrong I should not be here, but I am glad I am here today. We are having the best of times and I think everyone ought to try and do his bit. As far as the war goes, I do not know very much, but I can tell you it was a wonderful battle in the North Sea the other day. A lot of ships were sunk on both sides. Things look a lot brighter than they did, and I guess it will be over by October. One thing, if we fellows came home we will not be made fun of; lots are too cowardly to join. We don’t know what war is yet, but we hope to get out on a ship by August. One thing, we are in a good place, the best I every struck. It is so nice and warm we can sleep out on the grass at anytime when we are not at work. I suppose father is getting a little fish by this time. Tell him not to work too hard. I will be home with him again yet, down on the banks with my hands on the washboards. We haven’t done much drill yet, because there is a big crowd ahead of us. It is not much trouble to see a warship; they are coming in and out all day long. I was sorry to hear of the death of Nehemiah WHALEN. Poor fellow who would have thought he would go so quickly. 
July 22, 1916  Rev. STENLAKE  We hear Rev. STENLAKE, who was formerly Pte. Wilfred STENLAKE of the Nfld. Regiment, but who received his discharge being unfit for further service, will again take up his station at Campbellton. Mr. STENLAKE was deservedly popular to the Boys of Ours and has played a man’s part. We prophesy for him a hearty welcome at Campbellton. 
July 22, 1916  Tribute to Arthur YOUNG  "At the North Side Methodist Church on Sunday night last, Mr. Stephen LOVERIDGE paid a touching tribute to the memory of Private Arthur H. YOUNG. He said it was fitting that high tribute should be paid to such a loyal friend, citizen and soldier. In him, Twillingate had lost one of her best sons – an invaluable asset to our community. Mr. LOVERIDGE further said that he had been intimately acquainted with this most promising young man, and had received several letters from him since his departure about two years ago, all of which convinced him that Arty was quite sure that he was engaged in the cause of Right, and that he had now died at duty’s post. The Bible says, added Mr. LOVERIDGE, that “greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friend.” This our young hero had done in the highest and truest sense of the word. The whole congregation and town, he said, mourned with the widowed mother and bereaved family. While the organist Miss PRETSON, played the Dead March In Saul, the whole congregation remained standing." 
July 22, 1916  Marriage  The marriage of Amelia, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Josiah ROBERTS of Wild Cove, to Rev. J. Lt. WILLIAMS of Jolliette, USA, a native of England, will take place at the North Side Methodist Church on Thursday 27th inst., at 2:30 pm. The ceremony will probably be performed by Rev. HARRIS of Morton’s Hr. 
July 22, 1916  Lighting Storm  The electric storm of Wednesday night, which was barely felt here, was very severe in parts of the island. At Bay of Islands, Mr. Doyle BARRETT writes us, it was the heaviest ever known. At Beaverton it was severely felt and damaged the cable house there. 
July 22, 1916  Hospital Beds  Sometime during this week or next, the public will be asked to contribute towards the support of Hospital Cots or beds for the Newfoundland Boys. At the present time, four boys from Twillingate are occupying Hospital beds, which must be maintained by SOMEBODY. The upkeep of a single Hospital bed for a year is $260. and as the British are still continuing their offensive, no doubt there will be more Twillingate boys yet occupying Hospital beds. The man who will not give to the Patriotic Fund because he claims he is opposed to war, finds no excuse here. The aim of this fund is to help men who are suffering and supply them with the comforts that a hospital affords. It is at once a duty and a privilege to contribute to this fund. Will you not assist, by giving liberally, gentlemen of the Committee who are asking your aid? After all, what a small sacrifice is that of a few dollars, compared with the sacrifice of their lives by Pierce KING and Arthur YOUNG, or compared to the bitter grief of their bereaved widowed mothers. Will you give “not grudgingly or of necessity,” because you know the need. Sir William HORWOOD, the Chief Justice of this Colony, is in charge of this fund, which is a guarantee of its being well administered. Placentia has guaranteed the upkeep of six hospital cots for a year. Other places have done correspondingly well. Will not Twillingate do its part? 
July 22, 1916  Death  Friday – E. M. JACKMAN, former Minister of Finance and Customs during late BOND Government died at Montreal, Thursday night of peritonitis, aged 56 years. 
July 22, 1916  Death  The funeral of Dr. and Mrs. WOOD’s little boy takes place tomorrow afternoon. 
July 22, 1916  Record for Unloading  Mr. BLANDFORD’s people did not long hold the record for discharging coal. We are told that Mr. ASHBOURNE’s people discharged 57 tons from the Arabia last Saturday beating Mr. BLANDFORD’s record by four tons. This with a hand winch, while the others had a motor hoist. Since writing the above, we are informed by Mr. MAYNE that the exact amount discharged was 56.3 tons. 
July 22, 1916  Shipping News  The Schr. Arabia which brought coal to Mr. ASHBOURNE is loading herring at Tizzard's Hr. Capt. Robert YOUNG put into port yesterday on way from St. John’s to Labrador, with salt. Schr. Dulcie M. arrived from Loon Bay Thursday with lumber. Miss Ethel MANUEL arrived by her and is visiting friends here. Mr. W. F. COAKER was here Thursday in his motorboat. We hear that Messrs. PARK and STORM’s motorboat Uranus, has been engaged for the Northern Labrador service. The Prospero arrived from North Wednesday, and reports continued poor fishing on the Treaty Shore. The Sagona arrived from St. John’s on Wednesday night staying till daylight. 
July 22, 1916  Death  We sincerely regret to hear the death of Frank, little son of Dr. and Mrs. WOOD on Friday of meningitis. The little lad was ailing for several days but Wednesday night there seemed some slight hope. Unfortunately it was not to be, and the little lad passed away. The sympathy of the whole community goes out to the bereaved parents. 
July 22, 1916  Death  Pte. John EDWARDS, St. John’s died of wounds. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  The R. N. Co. have added another steamer to their list of ships. It is said the S. S. Wren, now at Port Aux Basques, has been purchased by them and will likely replace the S . S. Petrel on the Trinity Bay service. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  The casualties lists coming in two or three times a day are increasing to an alarming extent, and it is feared that the majority of our heroic Boys have either been wounded or paid the supreme sacrifice. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  Sgts. MITCHELL and NOSEWORTHY, who are on furlough reached town by Saturday Express, and received a hearty welcome home by friends at the Station. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  Quite a sensation was caused on Saturday when it became known that a German had suddenly struck the city, and the detectives at once got busy to seek an interview with the undesirable, but up to the present time of writing, the supposed German is in hiding by some friends who are living under the protection of the British flag. It is hoped his whereabouts will soon be unearthed by those who are on his trail. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  The question of providing more Hospital Beds for our wounded boys has met a liberal response. The Hon. M. G. WINTER was the first to respond to the appeal, by giving the magnificent sum of $1,000 towards this most worthy object. Others are following. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  The new Municipal Council held its first meeting on Monday evening, when Resolutions of sympathy were passed to those whose sons and relations had fallen, and Congratulations to the Rev. Mayor by the councillors, who assured him of their whole hearted support during the coming two years. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  Quite a number of ships have recently been added to our mercantile Marine. The latest being Lord BRASSY’s Yacht Czarina, purchased by the Monroe Export Co., she will be engaged in the Brazilian trade. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  The glorious 12th was quietly celebrated by the St. John’s Brethren in Victoria Hall with Patriotic addresses, and a resolution of sympathy and condolence to the parents and relatives of our gallant boys who have fallen on the battlefield, in the defence of their King and country. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  News reaches the city that three steamers have recently been stranded at Langdale. One has been towed off and brought to St. Pierre, while there is a possibility that the others may be refloated. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  The S. S. Florizel on her last trip had 150 passengers on board, 83 being round trippers. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 11)  The Messrs AYRE have received a cable message from the King and Queen, sympathising with them in the death of four members of their family. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 12)  Mr. John COWAN was informed by cable on Thursday, his son George was officially reported killed in action June 27, 1916. Much sympathy goes out to the bereaved family. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 13)  A terrific lightning storm passed over Conception Bay on Thursday night, but was felt severely at Carbonear, being the worst storm ever experienced by the oldest inhabitant. W. WILLIAMS, Manager of the Electric Co., fearing trouble, hastened to disconnect them with the plant at Victoria Village. In attempting to grasp the main switch he was stricken to the ground by a heavy electric shock. He was found in an unconscious condition by his daughter, who summoned Dr. STENTEFORD. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 14)  Mr. Mark CHAPLIN was informed by cable that the body of his son Dr. Hal had been recovered, and laid to rest in the naval cemetery on the Island of Hayone, of the Orkneys. 
July 22, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 15)  "Rev. Mr. CRACKNELL Curate of St. Thomas, received information on Friday from his father, that his brother Private Walter J. CRACKNALL, had been killed in action “somewhere in France” on 18th June. He was attached to a fatigue party, digging a communication trench, when he met his death. The name of a Twillingate Boy Arthur H. YOUNG is mentioned in the dispatches as having paid the supreme sacrifice. “They have climbed the pathway that heroes and martyrs have tred: To sleep in the Rest of Heaven! And stand in the Glory of God!”" 
July 22, 1916  New Bay Notes  New Bay – July 13th. Since last writing you we had a visit from our friends Messrs W. CAMPBELL, Sec. to the P.M.G. and E. S. HENNEBURY, operator at Beaverton. Miss Maud BUDGEL who has been living in Toronto for a number of years, is visiting her friends at home. Rev. R. T. MOORS is spending a few days with his friends before leaving for his circuit. He occupied the pulpit of the Meth. Church here on Sunday, preaching from the words “God looketh on the heart” in the morning, and “watch therefore” at night. He said some very excellent things in his discourses. Miss Katie YATES and Miss Nellie MOORS have also paid a flying visit to their many friends here. Capt. VARDY, with the general manager of the company, came along and have brought up all their herring they had here. No fish of any consequence here. Squid put in their first appearance more than a week ago. A number of men are leaving for Botwood tomorrow to load pit-props on board a steamer. Salmon have been plentiful; lobsters very scarce; gardens are looking well; hay crop will be good. Rev. Mr. BROWN, from Lawrenceton, came here to visit his friend, Miss Jessie CHURCHILL, daughter of Mr. E. CHURCHILL of this place, and we hear he will preach on Sunday morning. Signed, P. MOORS. 
July 22, 1916  King’s Point Notes  I think it's quite a long time since you have heard from this place. But I may say we are all alive. Since last writing we are sorry to record the death of Miss Prudence JENKINS, who passed away after a lingering illness. She had suffered many months with beriberi, and death came as a happy relief. We extend our sympathies to the bereaved mother and brother who are left to mourn their sad loss. Privates Agustus TOMS and Edward STARKS, who are now in training with the Nfld. Regiment, come home on furlough during the past week. By the last boat, they returned to their duties. We wish them every success in the honourable work, which they have begun. Misses YATES and THISTLE are home for their holidays, no doubt they are looking forward to a pleasant summer after their hard winters work, we hope they will not be disappointed. Mrs. F. G. MATTHEWS left by Prospero for St. Anthony, where she intends spending some time with her relatives. 
July 22, 1916  Personals  Mr. Samuel MOORS, who has been residing in Watertown, Mass., arrived by Clyde and will probably spend a month here. Miss Mary ROBERTS, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Josiah ROBERTS, who has been working in Vancouver, B.C. arrived by Clyde Monday. Mr. Chas. GOSSE of Grand Falls, came here this week by Clyde, and is arranging for a house. He will probably bring his family out here later. Mr. GOSSE was brought up by Mr. Adam POND and is a native of Twillingate. Mr. Elias ANSTEY arrived from Grand Falls on Monday’s Clyde and will spend a couple of weeks here. Mr. TESSIER, a commercial traveller, was here this week guest at the Ford Hotel. He left by Prospero Wednesday.Mr. A. COLBOURNE went to Fogo Wednesday on business. Miss Ellen COLBOURNE left by Prospero for St. John’s. Last week her sister, Mrs. Thos. PHILLIPS died there, and it was her intention to see her, but death supervened. 
July 22, 1916  Poaching at Indian Arm Brook  Some 23 men were arrested at Campbellton last week by Constable CRAMM, charged with barring Indian Arm Brook with nets. We hear that no less than fifteen nets were in the river, having the brook completely stopped. They were all fined. 
July 22, 1916  Sickness  Several new cases of measles have developed this week.
July 22, 1916  Wm. MUDFORD  We hear that Mrs. MUDFORD recently received a letter from Pte. JENSEN who was invalided home, saying that he knew Will MUDFORD and that he was a credit to Twillingate. 
July 22, 1916  Grand Falls Notes  The 12th was celebrated at the paper town in fitting manner. Two of the paper machines at present idle as the A. N. D. people are putting in two paper making machines at Bishop's Falls where hitherto only ground pulp was made, and the shortage of skilled operatives makes this necessary. The Bishops Falls machines will be supplied with sulphite pulp from Grand Falls. A nasty accident happened there recently when a man was struck in the face by a bar, throw by catching a belt. His nose was very badly damaged and he will probably lose an eye. Measles are now getting better, but almost every family in the town has had the visitation. Botwood celebrated the 12th on Saturday as there was a pit-prop steamer loading, and the men agreed to continue work and finish her. 
   [There is nothing on my microfilm between July 22, 1916 and August 5, 1916. GW.] 
August 5, 1916  Arthur WHITE  [Photo included with this item.] Serving King and Country. Arthur W. WHITE, eldest son of Postmaster WHITE, enlisted with the 56th Bat. C.E.F. at Calgary. Mr. WHITE was bookkeeper with the Hudson Bay Co. at Calgary when he enlisted. He is married and has a wife at Calgary. When last heard from he was in England. 
August 5, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Two tons of good hay for sale if taken from meadows. Samuel MOORE, Ragged Point Road. 
August 5, 1916  Schooner Wrecked  A shipwrecked crew belonging to Exploits arrived by Sagona Sunday. They lost their schooner in a big breeze at Ryan’s Bay on July [?] Mr. John WHITE the Relieving Officer, looked after them and they were sent home on Monday. Capt. JONES whose schooner was wrecked at Ryan’s Bay, reports fish striking in below Mugford when he came up, but not much this side of Mugford. None at all above the Lakes. The editor of the Sun visited Exploits on Monday, taking up the wrecked crew in his motorboat. Mr. MANUEL and his hands seem to be pretty busy with herring, but the cry there, as here, is that there is no codfish. 
August 5, 1916  Personals  Mr. John YOUNG, eldest son of Mr. Philip YOUNG, who has been living in British Columbia fourteen years, came here by Prospero with his wife and family. He will probably remain here for a year at least. Miss Lucy DOWNTON, who occupies the position of Central telephone operator at Grand Falls, is here visiting friends. Rev. HAR is who was here for the WILLIAMS – ROBERTS wedding returned to Morton’s Hr. last week. Messrs. McNEILY and EMERSON lawyers for defendant and plaintiff in the trap berth case, arrived Friday evening. Mr. FINDLATER, many years ago living here as clerk with Waterman we think, was on the Prospero making the round trip. Mrs. BARTLETT, from Tilt Cove, daughter of Mr James MAY, arrived by Prospero Thursday. Miss Francis HODGE, who has been visiting relatives here, returned to Fogo by Prospero. Adj. EARLE, S.A., and wife, who were formerly stationed here, were on the Prospero going South on Thursday. Mr. S. FACEY went to St. John’s this week to meet his brother from the States. 
August 5, 1916  Forest Fire  Sunday there was heavy smoke all day, from a fire somewhere in the interior, and it was so dark that most people had to light the lamps at five o’clock for tea. 
August 5, 1916  Berry Pickers  Mr. FACEY and his family who were away berry picking, did fairly well with the bakeapples, but report them scarce. They were at Dog Bay Point we hear. 
August 5, 1916  Casualty List  A list of four more of our Regiment who were killed in action came in on Wednesday. On Tuesday a long casualty list containing the names of 165 members of our Regiment who are missing since the July 1st battle. Among them are: Richard HYNES, Indian Islands; Frank HARNETT, Seldom; Will PIKE, Grand Falls; Harry HYNES, Glenwood; George HAWKINS, Twillingate; Francis LIND, Little Bay; Arch PORTER, Change Is.; Geo. SIMMS, St. Anthony; Fred WHITE, Durrel, Twillingate; Ed. BENNETT, Tilt Cove; Geo. SMALL, Lewisporte; Sidney RIDEOUT, Morton’s Hr.; Willie WHITE, Comfort Cove; David BRETT, Botwood; Robert PORTER, Grand Falls; Bertram BROWN, Lawrencetown. George HAWKINS was brought up by Mr. George MINTY of the Arm, his parents being dead. He enlisted from the lumber woods we believe. Fred WHITE is son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward WHITE, and brother of that brave young fellow Ned, who has suffered so severely from his wound in Gallipoli. Frank LIND'S letters to the Daily News have been read by thousands, and the Mayo-Linds have become a national word. Robert PORTER was personally known to the Editor. He held a splendid job with the A.N.D. people and was marked for promotion on account of his attention to his work. He however relinquished all to serve his King and country. [Photo of a group of the Nfld Regiment among which is Frank LIND who is reported as missing]. Lord ROTHERMERE (Northcliffe) gave Premier MORRIS $5000 for the Newfoundland war Association. – “The Cadet” contains several cuts of Twillingate Boys in Khaki. There are a few numbers to be had at the Sun office, price ten cents. 
August 5, 1916  Shipping News  A coal vessel arrived to J. W. HODGE yesterday. She experienced the storm of Tuesday pretty severely and had to jettison the greater part of his deck load. The Meigle did not call here going South. She met The Earle of Devon in the “Run” and transferred her mail. Capt. CARTER reports that she experienced severe weather that carried away part of her smoke stack. 
August 5, 1916  Cod Trap Case  The case of MAIDMENT vs. ASHBOURNE and also a case against Mr. ASHBOURNE for putting a trap in forbidden waters, came Tuesday. Defendant asked for a postponement till Saturday in order to get a lawyer from St. John’s. We hear the case will not likely be heard till Monday, and as Mr MAIDMENT has also secured the services of a lawyer, we may look for an interesting time. A representative of the Sun will attend and get a full report of the proceedings. 
August 5, 1916  Packed Courthouse (Part 1)  Hears cases against Wm ASHBOURNE. Lawyers McNEILY and EMERSON present. A packed courtroom there was, from two o’clock Saturday till midnight, to fisherman of the Arms especially had interest in the case. The hand liners wanted to see their ground dept clear while the trap men sympathies were largely with the defendant. These cases were brought up for hearing last Tuesday but postponed at the request of Mr. ASHBOURNE, the defendant. The first case was that against ASHBOURNE for breach of rule 53, which forbids the setting of traps on Spiller's Ground. To this the lawyer for the defence claimed: 1) That the defendant did not set the trap on Spillers Ground. 2) That whosoever set the trap it was not set on Spillers Ground. 3) That Rule 53 is not operative as it has never been gazetted and therefore not law. The first witness was Andrew MAIDMENT, who had a herring net set in this place halfway between the Nook and the Tickle. On the 28th July, he found trap gear and moorings belonging to Mr. ASHBOURNE, set at this place. Next day he went there and found the trap set on top of his (MAIDMENT’s) herring net. His herring net was so far under water that he could not see the buoys.He said he set the net there to get bait. He later met Mr. ASHBOURNE in the street and asked him if he had a trap there, and told ASHBOURNE that he had a herring net there. ASHBOURNE replied that he knew what he was doing, and when MAIDMENT said he would go to the Magistrate for redress, ASHBOURNE replied, “I don’t give a damn what you do.” 
August 5, 1916  Packed Courthouse (Part 2)  There were several witnesses WALSH, John MINTY, Eli FROST, A. POND. All admitted it was not continually used as a fishery ground, tho' half claimed they had known good catches of fish taken there, and had fished there with hook and line. Asked as to definition of Spiller's ground, the plaintiff’s witnesses said they should consider all the fishing ground around Spiller's Island as “Spiller's Ground.” Before the rules in the Fisheries Regulations came into force, it was a usual place to set traps, so witnesses declared. As the witnesses called were very numerous, and as our space is limited, it is not possible to give all the testimony. Mr. ASHBOURNE was himself subject to a cross examination, and failed to mark on the chart the different places named Spiller's Offer and Western grounds, and Salmon Rock. Witnesses called for the defence all knew where Spiller's Offer and Western grounds were, but all seemed disinclined to state what they considered to be “Spiller's Ground” as stated in the Book. Several sallies created much amusement among the crowd; one witness for the defence, asked if he had heard that a man named TROKE caught half a barrel of fish close to the place where ASHBOURNE’s trap was set Thursday, said that he had, and added that he heard also that he lost his jigger, which was “good enough for him.” This caused a big laugh among the crowd. After both lawyers had summed up, the Magistrate announced that Judgement would be deferred. The case of MAIDMENT vs. ASHBOURNE for damages caused by the defendant’s trap being set on top of plaintiff’s herring net was also heard and in this Judgement, was also deferred. 
August 5, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: 1 horse, 11 cwt. good condition, 1 mare 13 cwt. young, good condition. Will be sold at a bargain. F. THISTLE, King’s Point. 
August 5, 1916  Mrs. ROSSITER  Last week the W. P. A. received a pair of socks for the soldier boys knitted by Mrs. ROSSITER. The old lady is over ninety we are told, but is still able to knit and do light work. 
August 5, 1916  Souveniers  John LUTHER, R.N.R., sends his mother souvenirs, two pieces from the upper and lower wings of an Aeroplane, which his patrol ship picked up in the North Sea. They make interesting souvenirs. 
August 5, 1916  Letter From Harold BROMLEY  [Photo included with this item.] From a Grandson of Mr. George GILLETT. This is my third day in France, and up 'till now I haven’t been able to write, as we are very busy at times. We left England so suddenly that I hardly had time to write. We had a splendid journey coming over, although it was a little rough. We were issued our gas helmets yesterday and expect to leave for the trenches at any moment. I have met a lot of the Boys who have been wounded, but in spite of their wounds they are always cheerful. They keep us pretty busy with bayonet drill, and we put great confidence in the bayonet. We are in tents for the present, although a bit crowded, as some tents have twelve in them. If you came along about 2 am you would think you had bumped into a can of sardines. Thanks ever so much for the socks, they certainly do come in handy. They are much stronger than the Army issue. Would you be so kind as to send me some candy and a few biscuits. We don’t get much of that sort of thing out here. I am not allowed to tell you what part of France we are stationed. If I come through this war I’ll be able to tell you about it. I’ll never be afraid of a German, for I know I am fighting for a just cause and no man can do better than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. Our battalion has quite a number of casualties and its work is very risky, and many of our brave lads have been killed. Harold. (The above letter is from Harold BROMLEY, a grandson of Mr. George GILLETT’s, to his uncle Mr. Roland GILLETT. Harold is the son of Mr and Mrs. George BROMLEY, formerly of the Arm, who went to British Columbia about 23 years ago. Harold was only 17 when he joined the colours as a bugler with the 48th Bat. C.E.F. and his only remaining brother, only 16 years of age, has now joined the band of the 103rd Bat. and is now on his way to England. The black type near the end of the letter are outs. They point the spirit of the noble Boys who are defending our just cause in Europe, and they point the finger of scorn at those few small and frozen soul creatures, who would belittle the work these lads are doing. The arm has no call to feel shame for the part her Boys are playing. They have answered the call nobly. Editor, Sun.) 
August 5, 1916  The Cot Fund  Business for the Cot Fund if going ahead slowly, seems to be going well. We hear that one group of men on upper part of the North Side are guaranteeing a Cot for six months. Capt. Wm SNOW and his crew, have guaranteed one we hear for a year, and indications are that we may raise at least four, and perhaps more. 
August 5, 1916  Special Memorial Services  "Special Memorial services for Twillingate’s dead heroes, were held in St. Peters and North Side Methodist Churches on Sunday night. At St. Peters, Rev. STIRLING preached interestingly, taking as his subject “Why does God permit this war, and why does he not intervene to stop it” giving three answers to his question. He touched feelingly on the part played by the Boys who are gone, and urged support of our cause. The first lesson was David’s lament for Saul and Jonathan, and the second part of Paul’s familiar argument for immortality. The prayers were very many of them special, and turned thoughts to the heroic dead. The collection, which was over eighteen dollars, goes toward the Cot Fund. Two of the dead – Arthur YOUNG and Wilfred HARBIN, were members of St. Peters Congregation. At the close of the service, the congregation stood silent, while the Dead March in Saul was played by the organist, Miss PEARCE. At the N.S. Methodist Church Rev. ROBB occupied the pulpit. He was not familiar with the Boys who are gone, being new to the place, but he spoke with feelings and patriotism, and his words made a deep impression." 
August 5, 1916  Note of Thanks  Note of Thanks: Mr. Henry NEWMAN and family desire, through the Sun, to sincerely thank kind friends who to telegrams and letters of sympathy. These helped in no small way to lighten their sorrow in the death of their soldier son and brother Mark. 
August 5, 1916  Note of Thanks  Mrs. Henry HARBIN and family, wish to kindly thank all who sent notes of sympathy to them, which in the dark hour of sorrow, greatly helped them to bear the burden of the loss of their dear soldier son and brother, Wilfred. 
August 5, 1916  Note of Thanks  Morton’s Harbour. August 4th 1916. Editor, Twillingate Sun. Dear Sir, We desire through the medium of your paper, to express our sincere thanks to His Excellency the Governor and Lady DIAVIDSON, and also to the many friends from whom we have received telegrams, and letters of sympathy, on account of our Boy “Douglas” who died from wounds in France. Yours truly, J. B. OSMOND and family. 
August 5, 1916  Invalided Home  Five naval Reservists invalided home, arrived at St. John’s Thursday, and were welcomed and taken to Government House where they were welcomed by the Governor. Six Officers and twenty-one soldiers of Newfoundland Regiment also invalided, are due today. 
August 5, 1916 Babies with Notable Names.  By Clyde Conductor Bert SCOTT’s wife, arrived on a visit from Botwood with Georgina and Dolly SCOTT. Magistrate and Mrs. SCOTT welcomed of course the promising baby grandsons – Arthur Kitchener, and Edgar Joffre – ages 3 and 17 months, and vigorous as the names. 
August 5, 1916  Letter From Allen  "[Photo include with this item.] Tells of Big Drive. July 7th. Dear Aunt, Just a few lines to let you know how I am getting on. I got a bullet through the left knee. The first of July was a wonderful day, thousands of men fell that day; there are not many left out of Nfld regiment. There must be seven or eight hundred killed and wounded. The General inspected us before we went into battle. He told us he was going to take the Nfld. regiment into the greatest fight that was ever known. The British had a good fit out. They had from 3 to 15 inch guns and 40 thousand tons of ammunition. There were 6 lines of guns along the front. They were bombarding for 4 days before we went over. The sound of guns would nearly burst the clouds. We went in the trenches in the night. While we were going in, the shells were going over our heads like rain. At 5 o’clock that morning every gun opened out. The flash from the guns would almost burn the hair off your head. At 9:30 am our turn to go over, we had eight hundred yards to charge. That was a sad hour, but when we heard the word, we went like lions for the Germans, the bullets flying like drops of rain, and we fell like flies. We went till the last man fell. As far as the eye could see, nothing but dead and dying, and you could see the wounded crawling for the shell holes. I had twenty bombs on my back. I got the bullet through my knee before I got half way over, and I got tangled up in barbed wire. I don’t know how I got clear without getting another hit. I crawled down in a shell hole and got back to our lines alright. All the Twillingaters are wounded that I have heard of. Mark NEWMAN is pretty bad. I was in the Etaples Hospital at France for a day or two. We had a great cheer through London. When we got to the London station there were thousands of girls there. We were covered with roses. We are in one of the greatest Hospitals in London. I expect I shall be laid up for a month or two. The bone is smashed up. I think I have told you all for this time. I expect the war will be over this summer. I don’t mind much about my leg as long as my arms and eyes are alright, so that I can get a shot at the turrs again out in Twillingate bight. Tell Mr. BLANDFORD I am all right. I can stand two or three bullets yet. When I get better I shall go around London to see the sights. All the wounded soldiers get a month off. Good-by. From Allan." 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  The Bank of Nova Scotia intend opening a Branch on the historic Beach, now commonly known at the Haymarket Square. The building secured was formerly occupied by Davis & Co. as a millinery store. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  Sunday was an ideal day for outings, and many a poor man and his family visited Bowring Park. It is said that over 2000 persons travelled on the excursion trains on that day. Although in operation for two years, very few were aware of the movement initiated by the Rev. Mr. HEMMEON of Gower St. Methodist Church. Its object being the providing an outing in the country for the children of the poorer classes of the Church. As soon as Mr. HEMMEON mentioned the matter to a few members of his congregation, it soon became a reality, and a farmhouse on the Monday Pond Road secured; and put in proper order for the reception of guests. Twenty children are taken in every ten days, where every moment is thoroughly enjoyed. The Deaconess Miss BATIS, is Manager. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  The Norwegian Steamer Athos, previously reported having run ashore at Cape Pine during a dense fog, but subsequently refloated and taken to Trepassy, entered Port today (Saturday). She will have to be dry docked for repairs as she is leaking badly. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  A few days ago the Conductor of the Bay De Verde train, reported that he found a spike driven down in joint 25 miles west of 36 miles. It was evident that an attempt had been made to wreck the train and an investigation is being made. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  An old timer arrived in the city recently from British Columbia, where he now resides; Mr. Albert BRADSHAW is in the enjoyment of the best of health and is as brisk and elastic as in the days of yore. He laughs at the idea of people thinking such a journey too great for him. He is now past the age limit of three score years and ten. May Father Time deal gently with him for many years to come. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  Job Bros. and Co. have invested in another sealing steamer, the Thetis, which ship has been engaged for many years in the revenue service on the Pacific Coast. Thirty-five years ago she was one of the sealing fleet of that time. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  The body of the late E. M. JACKMAN arrived from Montreal via Sydney, on Wednesday morning per S. S. Prospero. Funeral took place on Thursday afternoon and was largely attended. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  The Rev. John LINE, at one time Methodist probationer at Twillingate, has been appointed a Professor at Sackville University. His many friends will no doubt, hear with gladness of his success. 
August 5, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  The Roll of Honour is swelling and the end is not yet, for no doubt more of our Boys than those accounted for have paid the Supreme Sacrifice. 
August 5, 1916 Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  While Mr. Wm. CAMPBELL was motoring from Topsail on his motorcycle, he met with an accident. A cow stood in the middle of the road and would not move, notwithstanding the tooting of the horn, the result being a collision, and the capsizing of the car. Mr. CAMPBELL was accompanied by his daughter and niece. Miss CAMPBELL was severely hurt, while Miss DUFF’s injuries are so severe that concussion of the brain is feared. Mr. CAMPBELL escaped with a few bruises. 
August 5, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted to Purchase: One thousand sticks birch and dry wood delivered on beach. Price subject to size and lengths of stick or by the cord. Apply to A.N.R. Care Twillingate Sun. 
August 12, 1916  Serving King and Country  [Photo included with item] Paul LILLY, standing and Sidney RIDEOUT seated. Paul is son of Mr. A. LILLY of Exploits, now light keeper at Sandy Point light station Exploits Bay. Paul was thro the Dardenelles campaign and this photograph was taken at Suez. He came through the Big Push of July 1st unwounded. Sidney RIDEOUT is from Morton’s Harbour and was we think, wounded. We have no particulars, but should be glad for any Morton’s Hr. friends to furnish same. Private JENSEN, who has seen active service with the Canadians and was seriously wounded, passed South on the Clyde last night and will lecture at Fogo and elsewhere. He is due here in about a week’s time. Pte. Sam PEARCE arrived last night on brief leave and looks well. The Sun welcomes Sammy. Roll of Nfld. Regiment in France received by Gov. DAVIDSON yesterday showed strength at that date, July 18th as 405 men and 20 officers, and that drafts of 178 men left Ayre later. 
August 12, 1916  Shipping News  Capt. Ambrose PAYNE put into port Wednesday deeply laden with Cod from Belle Isle. Capt Phil. WELLS who loaded herring at Tizzard's Hr. put in here on Wednesday. He goes to Sydney with herring from Thos. FRENCH, and will bring back coal. Capt. Wm. SNOW, with lumber cargo from Canada Bay for St. John’s, put into port Wednesday. The Hallebury which has been loading pit props at Little Bay, left there last Thursday with 223 cords. A big pit prop steamer, which will take 35,000 cords of wood, is due at Loon Bay today or tomorrow. 
August 12, 1916  Church Repairs  Repairs have recently been made to the foundation of the tower of St. Peter’s Church. The old sills being very much decayed. 
August 12, 1916  Fishing News  There has been some improvement in fishing this week, though the weather has been very stormy with continued N. E. wind. 
August 12, 1916  Personals  Mr. Robert PARSONS, of Bay Roberts, father of Mrs. J. W. ANDREWS is here on a visit. Miss FOLEY, our obliging telegraph operator left by Monday’s Clyde to visit her friends at Tilting. Miss MILES of Herring Neck is relieving. Mr. Geo. PHILLIPS and wife and daughters arrived by Clyde Monday from Toronto and will spend the summer months here. Mrs. O MANUEL of Loon Bay and child, returned home by motorboat yesterday. Rev. A. B. S. STIRLING went to Fogo by Clyde for the opening of the New Church at Fogo. 
August 12, 1916  Birth  BORN: On July 29th to Mr. and Mrs. Robert BRETT, a daughter. 
August 12, 1916  Death  The death occurred on Friday of Mrs MOORS of Batrick’s Island, at an advanced age. Her death was comparatively sudden, as she was apparently in good health the early part of the week. 
August 12, 1916  Prisoners of War  The unofficial announcement on Tuesday that Peter BARRON of St. John’s and Alph. COOMBES of Spaniards Bay, who were reported missing previously, are prisoners of war at Bressen Hesse, leads to the belief that others of Our Boys, who have been reported missing, will turn up as prisoners. This information came by a letter from Major THOMPSON of the Canadian Forces, who is himself a prisoner of war in Germany, and was dated July 10th. It is quite likely that others will be heard from before long, and relatives of Boys who are reported missing should keep up a good heart while hope remains. 
August 12, 1916  Flower Service  [Photo of Canon Robert TEMPLE, originator of this beautiful service, accompanies this item.] The annual Flower Service was held in St. Peter’s on Sunday last. The weather was threatening, but fortunately, no rain fell during the afternoon. Rev. STIRLING preached, taking as his subject “Shall we know our friends in a future state,” giving reasons for his belief that this would be so. A large congregation was present, and a short continuation service was held at the cemetery, around the grave of late Canon Robert TEMPLE. Here Rev. STIRLING announced that this would be his last Flower Service in Twillingate, and told how the one request made of him by the late Canon TEMPLE, was that he would (two words missing here) omit the annual Flower Service, and he was glad to say he had not. 
August 12, 1916  Heroes Arrival  St. John’s paper tells of some of the acts of some soldiers who returned wounded last week. Pte. GLADNEY, the D. C. M., was born at Trenton, Pictou County, but worked with the Dominion Company at Bell Island before the war. His brilliant act in ‘capturing’ a Turkish trench by himself, after shooting six sentries, was the talk of the Peninsula. He is an unassuming lad and will not readily talk of heroic deeds. It was a perilous trip to the man. When the General heard of it he was sent out again with an Officer to make plans of what he had seen. Lt. SHORTALL had been selected, but before they got half way, the Turks turned machine guns on them, and they had to retreat. But Private GLADNEY did not have his eyes closed, when in the Turkish trench by his ‘lonesome’, and he was able to draw a plan of where the fort was. That night the British blew up the place to the dismay of the Turks. Pte. STENLAKE also fell a victim to disease, which prevailed at Gallipoli. On being removed to the Old Country, one of his nurses was Queen Amelia of Portugal. He will not be able to join the fighting line again, so he will return to his Ministerial work. On the way across country, he was invited to stop off at Grand Falls to preach yesterday, but was unable to accept this invitation. Since the above was put in type we learn that Rev. STENLAKE, STENLAKE the man who has done his bit, is back again at Loon Bay. 
August 12, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Four small schooners belonging to the estate of T. A. WINSOR, 8 to 14 tons. Any reasonable offer accepted. Geo. E. MOTTY, Exploits. 
August 12, 1916  Sidney RIDEOUT  The casualty list of missing contains the name of Sydney RIDEOUT of Morton’s Hr. whose photo appears on our first page, and whom we have named as wounded. 
August 12, 1916  Fire in St. John's  A fire, which broke out in a barn on Cabot St. John’s, caused by boys playing with matches, came near causing a big conflagration in the City. Fortunately the firemen with a good supply of water, managed to catch it in time, but the barn was gutted. 
August 12, 1916  Mr. COAKER  Mr. COAKER is due on the Meigle for Labrador. Rumor has it that he will attempt while here, to arrange for a business place at the Arm. The lease for the present F. P. U. premises is pretty nearly run we are told. 
August 12, 1916  Fire in Ontario  The very dense smoke of last Sunday fortnight, is now generally established to have come from a huge forest fire in Ontario. In that fire at least 200 people are said to have lost their lives. One group of fifty corpses was found in a railway rock cut, and the property loss is in millions. 
August 12, 1916  Death  Many of the older people will hear with regret of the death of M. T. KNIGHT at St. John’s at the age of 84, which occurred on August 7th. In 1885 he was elected member for Twillingate District. 
August 12, 1916  The Sam Blandford Sunk  The sealing steamer Samuel Blandford, formerly the Newfoundland, could not escape her ill luck by a change of name. She was coming from New York, where she had been on dock for three months, and was practically rebuilt from the water line, and repairs to her engines. She had on board a load of coal, and struck on Friday night in thick weather, on St. Mary’s Keys. She came off, but her pumps choked, and she sank in deep water. She was built in 1872. 
August 12, 1916  Church at Fogo Opens  It was expected that the Bishop would arrive at Fogo this week for consecration of the New Church there, and arches were erected to welcome him. Unfortunately he has been taken ill and is unable to attend. The consecration will therefore not take place, but the Church will be formally opened for service on Sunday. 
August 12, 1916  Minister of Labor  Arthur HENDERSON has been made Minister of labour, and a bill will be introduced to make this permanent. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  It will be remembered that some time ago reference was made in the Budget of a missing Bag of Mail matter from the Clarenville Station Head DAWE was detailed to make inquiries, and after some time discovered the empty mail bag in the woods near the station. Further information elicited led to the arrest of a young woman who pleaded guilty before Magistrate SOMERTON of Trinity and sentenced to nine months imprisonment. Head DAWE brought the prisoner along by Saturday’s Express to serve her term in the Penitentiary. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  A well-known resident of the West End of the City, Mr. Jas. MOLLOY, died suddenly on Sunday night after a few hours illness. He and a companion went for a walk on Sunday afternoon and while strolling along and chatting, MOLLOY was suddenly taken ill and had to be conveyed home, where he shortly after became unconscious and expired. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  S.S. Nascopie arrived in port on Sunday afternoon on her way to Hudson’s Bay. Since leaving Nfld. some eighteen months ago, the Nascopie has been in the Employ of the Russian Govt. as a troopship and icebreaker. She now belongs to the Hudson Bay Co. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  A sad drowning tragedy was reported from St. Jacques on Tuesday. Mr. CLINTON, Sub Collector, with Mr. RYAN telegraph operator, were out in the Revenue yacht, shortly after a men for the Island noticed the yacht in trouble. He immediately reported the same at St. Jacques when Dr. FITZGERALD and two men left for the rescue. They collided with the Whaler Hump, with the result that one man BURKE was drowned; while the Doctor and the other were rescued. CLINTON and RYAN were also drowned. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  During a small blaze, which occurred in a house on Duckworth Street on Wednesday morning, an invalid, named Mrs. ABBOTT, who occupied a room on the ground floor, came within an ace of losing her life. A Kerosene oil stove, which was lit, accidentally caught fire to a curtain, this quickly spread to the woodwork. The old lady being unable to move could not make an alarm, and the room filling with smoke, she was almost suffocated before the upstairs occupants discovered the trouble and sent in an alarm. The East End Firemen quickly responded and after rescuing the almost exhausted old Lady, put the fire out. The loss, although not heavy, will mean considerable to the occupants. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  An immense Congregation attended the memorial service held at the R. C. Cathedral on Wednesday morning, for our brave soldiers and sailors who have fallen in the war. Among those present were The Governor and Lady DAVIDSON, and several Representatives of the various Denominations. Archbishop ROCHE in forceful and eloquent diction, touchingly referred to the Heroism of our Boys during the terrific battle of the 1st July. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  Quite a number of distinguished visitors are at present in town, among them the Chief Justice of Ontario, Justice MORSON of Toronto, and Mr. JACKSON, Vice-Principal of the Upper Canada College. It goes without saying that they will thoroughly enjoy themselves. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  Lord BRASSEY’s Yacht Czarina is now in port, having arrived on Thursday morning. She was recently purchased by the Monroe Export Co, who will have her refitted for the Brazilian trade. Her auxiliary engine will be removed so as to enlarge her carrying capacity. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  Several of our soldiers and sailors have arrived during the week, some for special duty, others on furlough, while others are invalided home, among the latter is the Rev. STENLAKE. He received a hearty welcome from the Patriotic Association and prominent citizens. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  The Rev. Dr. JONES arrived in town by today’s (Saturday) Express after an absence of several weeks. He looks well after his holiday. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 11)  Messrs. THOMPSON and Mr. McCOUBREY left on the Stephano on Saturday to attend the Sons of England convention at Halifax, N. S. which opens next week. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 12)  News reached town on Friday that the S. S. Samuel Blandford was a total wreck at Trepassey. The ship was on her way from New York where she had undergone extensive repairs during the past three months. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 13)  It is rumoured that a Canadian Co. will make an effort to raise the sunken steamer Desola, now submerged at the Dock Premises. 
August 12, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 14)  Several motor accidents have recently occurred and who’s to blame has not yet been determined. One thing is certain the driving is too furious and should not be tolerated. 
August 12, 1916  Public Health Caution  It is the duty of any householder being aware of infections or contagious disease in his house, to report the same AT ONCE. Any Doctor attending any such cases shall report the same to the Health Officer within TWELVE HOURS. PENALTY in either case, HOUSEHOLDER or DOCTOR, FINE not exceeding FIFTY DOLLARS. TAKE NOTICE. Wm J. SCOTT, Health Officer. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  The trap fishing season around St. John’s is now over, and all twine is out of the water. The fishery there was a good average one for traps. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  A new schooner, the Wm. Pritchard, purchased recently by Mr. PROWSE, arrived on Wednesday last from Cardiff. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  The presentation of the Distinguished Conduct Medal to Pte. Wm. J. GLADNEY, took place on Thursday last before a large gathering of people at eleven o’clock am. Volunteers were present and presented arms as GLADNEY stepped forward, and the medal was pinned on his left breast by H. E. the Governor. The deed for which GLADNEY won the medal was performed at Gallipoli. He crawled up to the Turkish trenches, shot six sentries, and made note of the position of the trenches and Turkish guns, which as result of this information, were blown up by the British. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  A little boy was struck by KNOWLING’s motor van Thursday, and knocked down. He had a narrow escape from being killed. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  The Florizel arrived at noon Thursday and brought 160 passengers, mostly visitors from New York. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  Large quantities of paper are daily arriving in the city from Grand Falls for shipment by Furness line. This is in addition to steamer loads shipped direct from Botwood. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  A city agent who was “into” people for about $160, skipped out on the train Wednesday, leaving his victims sadder and wiser. 
August 19, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  Coal importations to this city are over 65 thousand tons, or double the amount for the same date last year, while importations of flour are 20 thousand barrels in excess of this date. 
August 19, 1916  Daily News  The Daily News has done a noble act by throwing open its columns free, to applications by soldiers boys unfitted for further service. But the relatives too much help. It is not sufficient for them, to kick about the neglect of soldier relations returned from the front. Kicking is no good. Let them help the Patriotic Committees by bringing to their attention the needs of these lads, and then we may get something done. And soldiers should not feel that they are accepting charity in receiving aid from their country. The country owes it to them to see they are not subject to any want or privation. They have risked their lives, and had their bodies and health shattered for our sake; the very least we can do is recompense them for what they have suffered for us. 
August 19, 1916  New Fishing Grounds  Up at Farmers Arm I was told the other day, that one man trapped upwards of seventy barrels of codfish in the neighbourhood of Deep Tickle. This summer the codfish having followed the caplin in, so it is said. This makes me think that there must be lots of places where fish might be caught, where it isn’t caught; and that discovering new spots for catching fish would be more valuable than locating Spiller's ground. 
August 19, 1916  Partridge Berrys  We notice an item in a St. John’s paper which speaking of a party of berry pickers says: “They kept busy enough to fill their baskets with partridge berries.” Somehow we had an idea that some of our worthy Union friends, Mr. HICKMAN to be exact we think, brought in a bill a year or two ago making it unlawful to pick partridge berries until Sept. 15th, we think the date was. Why are they allowed to pick these berries in St. John’s if we are forbidden in the outports. Furthermore it is high time that bakeapples were added to the same bill with a set time of not earlier than August 1st, though Aug. 7th or 10th would be better, many years, before which they should not be picked. By the third week in July this year the marshes were cleaned of bakeapples – all of them then unripe. These berries were taken home and ripened on cloths, but never to attain the flavour of the properly ripened berry. 
August 19, 1916  The epidemic of typhoid fever  The epidemic of typhoid fever is beginning to spread now to the South Side, Crow Head, while the number of cases in Back Hr. is still increasing. 
August 19, 1916  “Benny” ROBERTS  “Benny” ROBERTS Has Done Good Work in Ontario. Former Twillingater Assists Recruiting. A great many people will remember Mr. B. J. ROBERTS, or as he was more familiarly known as “Benny”. He is attached now to the Recruiting Office in Toronto and ranks as Lieutenant. He had expected to go to France, but his work led him to the present position. Ernie ROBERTS his brother, who had his arm badly shattered in France in April 1915, after spending eleven months in the Hospital, is now doing Clerical work in the Canadian Pay Office in London. When last heard from his arm was again bothering him. In Ontario province 147,158 men have enlisted for service overseas. Ontario has given five million dollars to the Patriotic Fund, a million and a half to the Trafalgar day Red Cross Fund of Oct. 1915, and a million to the Canadian Red Cross Fund of June this year. Of the total men enlisted in Canada, Ontario has contributed nearly half – actually 42½%. It will be interesting to Twillingaters to know that one of Twillingate’s sons played a prominent part in the making of this grand result. 
August 19, 1916  Saint Pierre Fleet  The fleet of French bankers from St. Pierre is reduced this year to 90 vessels. Usually from 200 to 600 French vessels prosecute this fishery. 
August 19, 1916  Kindergarted Classes  A meeting of the committee to arrange for a building in which to hold the Kindergarten classes provided by Mr. CROWE, was held last week and the basement of the Masonic Hall was decided on. The thanks of the community are due the Masonic brethren for placing the room at the disposal of the little ones. 
August 19, 1916  Dr WOOD"S New Surgery  Dr. WOOD has purchased the surgery formerly owned by Dr. SMITH but will not likely remove it until the winter. 
August 19, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: A general servant, apply Mrs. (Dr) WOOD, South Side. 
August 19, 1916  Shipping News  The schr. Minnie J. Hickman, Capt. Robt YOUNG was in port from Labrador last Saturday. Capt. YOUNG reported the fisher on Southern Labrador as very poor now. 
August 19, 1916  Birth  BORN to Mr and Mrs. Herbert YOUNG, August 8th, a son. 
August 19, 1916  Personals  Mrs. (Dr) STAFFORD arrived by Clyde last Friday night to visit relatives here. She and her son Bennett were to come by Prospero but got off at Bay de Verde as the weather was stormy, and came on by train. Mr. STAFFORD caught the Prospero again at Exploits. The Magistrate went to Herring Neck on Monday on official business. Misses JOLLIFFE, of St. John’s and DUNN of Grand Falls are guests at the Magistrate’s residence this week. Mrs. (Dr.) STAFFORD returned to St. John’s by Prospero this week. Mr. M. W. COOK arrived from St. John’s last week and returns by Earle of Devon. Mr. PEEL again of Sun Life Ins. Co. was here last week. Miss Muriel HODGE of Fogo is here visiting relatives. Miss CROWELL who was nurse with Mrs. R. D. HODGE left by Clyde last week for Glenwood where she will spend a month’s holiday with her people. Mr. E. BROWN of Springdale was on board the Prospero Wednesday enroute for St. John’s. Miss Blanche STUCKLESS arrived from Herring Neck by Clyde, Tuesday. 
August 19, 1916  Returning Veterans  Pte. Wilfred STENLAKE arrived by Clyde looking well after his Gallipoli experience. He preached at Wesley Church, St. John on Sunday and went to Exploits again Tuesday for Financial District meeting. He expects to visit here again early next week. Pte. John BURTON of 1st Nfld. Regiment, son of Mr and Mrs. Alfred BURTON of the Arm, arrived Friday night on brief leave. The Sun welcomes “Jack” home and wishes him the best of luck when he leaves. The S. U. F. held a meeting on Monday night at which all the brethren at home were present, and they decided to entertain Pte. JENSEN who is expected here shortly as guest of the Lodge. Pte. JENSEN is a past master in the above Society. A number of young ladies gave a picnic to the two volunteers who are here on leave – Ptes. Saml. PEARCE and Jack BURTON, and about forty were present. 
August 19, 1916  Wilfred D. STENLAKE  [Photo accompanies this item] Wilfred D. STENLAKE, native of Channel Islands, England. Came to Newfoundland three years ago as probationer of the Methodist Church. He arrived here in January, meeting a cold and stormy welcome from the weatherman, but nothing daunted the Soldier / Parson. He remained at Twillingate until August when he was stationed at Loon Bay until war broke out, when he enlisted with “Ours” and saw service in Gallipoli. He became ill and was invalided home, being discharged as unfit for further active service. 
August 19, 1916  Volunteers had Good Trip  Describing the voyage of the last contingent of the Nfld. Regiment, which sailed from St. John’s a few weeks ago, a letter from one of the soldiers says they enjoyed the trip over. On approaching the Coast of Ireland, they were met by two British warships, who accompanied them for a day and a night, dashing in all directions, sometimes making circles around the Sicilian, and directing that ship on her course, which to the surprise of the passengers, was made around the North of Ireland, thence across the Irish Sea to Liverpool. While crossing the latter stretch of water, battleships and cruisers of all descriptions would loom up in the distance, and as if by magic, would suddenly disappear. The trip across was all that could be desired, and all enjoyed themselves. This is the first mail from the contingent that left here last. There were several Twillingaters in this contingent. 
August 19, 1916  Labrador Report  "Capt. Martin PHILLIPS writing on July 37th at Lakes, had 100 barrels. Since then he is reported moved to Cutthroat. Alfred KEARLY at Solomon Islds., had 40 barrels one haul in last week of July. There were 40 schooners at this place and all were doing well. John ROBERTS in Gondola, had 40 barrels one haul and the Annie B. was reported for 200 on August 5th. There were 8 schooners at Mugford Tickle which had done a little bit; there was not much fish there then. Capt. W. G. BULGIN at Mugford had 300 barrels, and a man named WINSOR had 45 barrels in one haul. Capt. John GILLETT at Anchor Stock, had 100 the first week in August. Capt. Thos. WHITE in Lockyer’s Premier, arrived at Seglik Bay on July 5th. This is the earliest ever known, so we are told, for a schooner to have arrived there going to the fishery. KEARLY at Long Tickle had 380 and was doing all he could manage. There were 5 schooners at Watch Islands, with from 500 to 800. Below Mugford, ice hindered trapping very much. Capt. John H. HULL and John BLANDFORD were at Green Cove. The Capt. of the Sagona said that there was every prospect that Green Bay Schooners would get their fish. The five schooners named at Mugford Tickle are given as: Energy, Oliver Warr, Beulah, Martello, Richard Gosse who had some fish. The N. Duncan was at Three Mountain Hr. with three Little Bay Is. Schooners. One trap there had 45 barrels on August 5th, and 20 on August 7th. At Moor’s Hr. there were 7 schooners with not much fish. Capt. Eth VATCHER was there. At Cutthroat there were forty schooners, some doing well. The Minister of Marine and Fisheries received the following report of the fishery on the Labrador: Macouvic, good sign; ice prevents putting out traps. Rowsell’s Hr., 6 schooners with good trips; fishery hindered by ice. Bear Gut, fish so plenty that one could almost walk on it; traps ashore on account of ice. Sagelick Bay, fish thick on the bottom, hook and liners doing well. Watch Island, 7 schrs all doing well. Nanatook and Cutthroat, doing well. Queens Lakes, not much doing. Cape Harrigan, fish scarce. Double Island, no schrs. Mugford and further North, fish plenty. Ryan Bay to Burwell, Cape Chidley, there is one long stretch of drift ice 80 miles in length and twenty broad, pressing close to the shore. Several schrs. at Ryan Bay are jammed in the ice." 
August 19, 1916  Mr. CLARKE Has Contract For New Vessell  Mr. George CLARK of Springdale has secured the contract to build a three masted vessel of some 250 tons this winter. 
August 19, 1916  Florizel Stoker Drowned  As the termination of a drunken brawl on the Red Cross Liner Florizel at Harvey & Co’s pier, previous to the sailing of the Florizel, Saturday afternoon, Stanley BABCOCK, a trimmer, jumped overboard just after the Steamer passed through the Narrrows, and lost his life. 
August 19, 1916  Sickness  Miss Olive YOUNG is seriously ill we hear. Even the Bank of N.S. has not escaped the measles and Mr. W. HAYWARD, the teller, is down with them. 
August 19, 1916 W.P.A.  By Clyde today the W.P.A are shipping: 53 pairs of socks, 1 pair of mittens. It should not be forgotten that without advertising the fact, Mr. FACEY has done an enormous amount of work for the W. P. A. Ladies. He has packed the boxes of socks that have gone forward, and seen to the shipment of every one, and the public has never heard a word of it. We gladly take the opportunity to tell of this generous assistance. Mr. FACEY deserves the greatest praise for his quiet and unostentatious work. 
August 19, 1916  Public Health  "Doctor Herbert RENDALL, Superintendent of the Tuberculosis Medical work, will deliver a free lecture, Alexandra hall Tuesday night next, chair will be taken 8 o’clock. No one should miss this exceptional opportunity to hear the learned Lecturer on such a vital subject. W. J. SCOTT, J. P., Health Officer. Note: All welcome and no collection." 
August 19, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Schr. “Dulcie M.” 38 ton, 4 years old; well found in sails anchors and chains. For particulars apply to T. MANUEL and Co., Loon Bay or O. H. MANUEL, T’gate. 
August 19, 1916  Note of Thanks  "Botwood. August 15th, 1916. The Editor of the Twillingate Sun. Dear Sir, I desire through the columns of your paper to express my sincere thanks to his Excellency the Governor and Lady DAVIDSON, the Hon. J. R. BENNETT, Col Secretary, the Botwood Branch of the Patriotic Association, and the Masonic Fraternity, also the many other kind friends from whom we have received Telegrams and letters of sympathy for myself and family, on account of our Dear Boy Gilbert, who was killed in action on July 1st, and I would like to sympathize with all sorrowing parents today as only a true father can, for I feel that one touch of sympathy seems to make the whole world akin. While we sorrow for our loves ones, we must not forget the fact that they died a noble death, and their names will stand in history when mine and many others are forgotten. When the call came I gave willingly, my best, although having to make a great sacrifice at the time. I have another boy now somewhere in France, waiting to play his part, and I deeply regret not having another available to take the place of the one who has made the supreme sacrifice of his young life, that we at home may dwell in peace and safety. I earnestly pray that this din and noise of Battle will soon cease, and that victory will crown our Allies with abundant success. Thanking you for space Mr. Editor, I am yours, respectfully, Thos. ANTLE, Sub Collector, H. M. C. Botwood." 
August 19, 1916  St. Peter’s High School  St. Peter’s High School. Principal: - Mr. W. HARNETT, A. A. Assistant: - Miss M. BAILEY, A. A. Work will be resumed on Monday, August 28th. Parents are requested to send their children at the beginning of the term – but those from homes in which there is Typhoid or Measles cannot be admitted. 
August 19, 1916  Well Done Beaverton!  First Cheque from operator HENNEBURY for one hundred dollars, and guarantee for thirty dollars more in September, which means a bed for 6 months. EXCELSIOR. E.S. HENNEBURY $34. Mrs. S. E. HENNEBURY $5. Edwin G. PELLEY $10. Richard ELLIOTT $7. Jonas CLENCH $5. Aaron ELLIOTT $5. John A. ELLIOTT $5. Abel ELLIOTT $5. Mrs. G. P. BARRETT $5. David BARRETT $5. Mrs. BARRETT $5. Mrs. Richard ELLIOTT $3. D. J. LAWLOR $2. Josie M. LAWLOR $3. Herbert ELLIOTT $1. Miss Bessie BARRETT $1. Total $100. With Thanks, W.J. S. 
August 19, 1916  Cot Fund  Tizzard's Harbour. Robt. BOYD, $5.00; Ethel BOYD, .50; Esau BURT, .10; Andrew BURT, .20; Obadiah FORWARD, 5.00; Mrs. Mark FORWARD, .20; Fred LOCK, 1.00; Gladys OSMOND, 1.00; Samuel SMITH, .50; Azariah SMALL, .50; Geo. SMALL, 1.00; Sandy SMALL, 1.00 Total: $16.00. Frederick HOUSE, $1.50; Geo GARD, 1.50; Mrs. T.J.MANUEL, L.B., 5.00; O. H. MANUEL, 5.00; Mrs. Joseph WHEELOR, Loon Bay, 1.50; Arthur MANUEL, 20.00; Mrs. Alfred PRESTON, 1.00; Andrew GRAY, 1.00; Mrs. Levi FIFIELD, .50; Stephen LOVERIDGE, .50; J. W. HODGE, 25.00; Arthur H.(or possibly S) HODGE, 10.00; Miss Mable HODGE, 5.00; C. L. HODGE, 5.00; Mrs. R. D. HODGE, 5.00; William STUCKLESS, 1.00; Bennett STUCKLESS, 1.00; William YOUNG, 1.00, Mrs. Jacob MOORS, 1.00; Robert YOUNG, 1.00; Miss Dora YOUNG, 1.50; Harry GILL, .40; Steward ROBERTS, 1.00; Ebath P.HOUSE, 1.00; Mrs. Joseph STUCKLESS, 1.00; Thomas CURTIS, .50; Mrs. Samuel STUCKLESS, 1.00; H. J. PRESTON, 2.00; Miss D. B. HARBIN, 1.00; Miss P. A. HARBIN, 1.00; William HARBIN, 2.00; Joseph STUCKLESS, 1.00; Mrs. Edward STUCKLESS, .40; Miss Minnie ROBERTS, 1.00; Mrs. Stephen HARBIN, 2.50; Mrs. Alex MOORS, 1.00; S. FACEY, 5.00; Mrs. William HOUSE, .50. Total $120.50. Twillingate North. J. BURT and wife, $3.00; A. J. COLBOURNE, 5.00; Wm. HARNETT, 2.00 per month for 3 months – 6.00; Fredk. NEWMAN, 1.00; Alfred NEWMAN, 3.00; Ralph HODDER, .50; Arthur COLBOURNE, 5.00; A. J. PEARCE, .50 per month for 12 months – 6.00; Edgar SWEETLAND, Sr., 5.00; John WHITE, 5.00; W. B. TEMPLE and family, 20.00; Henry NEWMAN, 1.00; Dorothy NEWMAN, .50; Rev. A. B. S. STIRLING, 4.00; W. J. ANDREWS, 1.00; Magistrate SCOTT, 2.00 per month for 6 months – 12.00; John LOCK, .50 per month for 3 months – 1.50. 
August 19, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: At St. Peter’s Parsonage – 1 superior roller-top desk, almost new. A quantity of 5 in. funnel, etc. 
August 19, 1916  Boyde's Cove Notes  Born on July 2nd, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred MERCER; on July 3rd a son and daughter, twins – to Mr and Mrs. Acquilla NEWMAN; on July 13th a son to Mr. and Mrs. John W. FREAKE; on July 16th a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose PEARCE. Both of the twins born to Mrs. NEWMAN are since dead. She herself is suffering from consumption and will not be with us much longer. She has three children living. Most of the fishermen have been home, but the voyage to date is poor. Mr. J. P. NEWMAN came back from Little Fogo with 30 barrels and left for Treaty Shore, but so far, he has done nothing there. Mr. FREAKE came from Tilting with a trifle and went to Labrador. Mr. Pat CLAIRE came from Tilting this week with 40 barrels and goes to Fogo Islands for the fall fishery. Many men are home waiting for the pit prop steamer, which has not yet arrived. Gardens are good, but we have had very unsettled weather. A few squid picked up here. Mrs. Pat KING and child arrived from Black Isld. this evening to visit Mrs. J. P. NEWMAN. Miss M. ANDRE who was visiting friends here, returned to Herring Neck by Clyde. 
August 19, 1916  Alameda Reports Passing Strange Ship  (Telegram July 12th) The schr. Almenda, Capt. M. PICCO, reached this port last evening from Oporto, consigned to the owner, Mr. Joseph MILLER, with a cargo of salt and corkwood. Very poor weather was met with for the whole trip, especially from Western Islands, where a heavy gale of wind from the Northwest, lasting forty-eight hours, was encountered. Capt. PICCO reports that four days after leaving Oporto in latitude 40 50 N., and long. 15.35 W., a strange looking steamer was sighted. At first she appeared to be laying to stationary, bur soon after was observed to be bearing down on the Alameda. The stranger never hailed the schooner and showed no signs or signals. Her hull was painted lead colour and her top seemed to be covered in with yellow canvass. After getting the name of the schooner the stranger bore away in an opposite direction. [The changes in spelling of the Schooner are typed as printed.] 
   [There is nothing on my microfilm between August 19, 1916 and September 2, 1916. GW.] 
September 2, 1916  Hump Sunk by Collision  Last Thursday the whaler Hump, which has been doing mail service on the Southwest Coast was cut down and sunk by the Argyle, just outside St. Lawrence. The Argyle was steaming slowly out in a very thick fog, when she hit the Hump amidships sinking her in ten minutes. All her crew were saved, and the Argyle was uninjured. 
September 2, 1916  Lieut. HICKS of Grand Falls  Lieut. HICKS of Grand Falls, who is home on a brief furlough, was enthusiastically welcomed at the paper town on Wednesday last. His Excellency the Governor was present. Lieut. HICKS in the course of his speech, said it was the duty of every able young man to enlist and fill up the gaps in the Nfld. Regiment. He said the regiment was determined to pay back the Germans when they again met them. 
September 2, 1916  Supreme Court Bonne Bay  Before the Supreme Court which opened at Bonne Bay last Thursday, was heard the case of attempted murder. There were almost as many witnesses as were for the “Spillers” case here recently. The Prisoner in the course of the trial, called the Policeman “a – liar” and got fined twenty-five dollars or one month in jail for contempt of Court. They Jury disagreed. 
September 2, 1916    List of Vessels Insured in the Notre Dame Mutual Insurance Club Ltd, Twillingate 1916. 
September 2, 1916  Advertisement Gideon Motor For Sale: For sale a 27-30 h.p. Gideon engine. Second hand, has had very little use. Will be sold at a bargain. Reason for selling, too large for boat intended. Apply to Twillingate Sun. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  During the past week several of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors arrived on furlough, and were received by the Act. Premier, Hon. J. R. BENNETT, and ladies of the Patriotic Association, and driven to Govt. House, where Sir Jos. OUTERBRIDGE on behalf of the Governor, gave them a hearty welcome home. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  Private KING of Lewisporte, who went over with the last contingent, became ill after reaching the other side was being invalided home by the authorities. Two days after the Sicilian left Liverpool, the young soldier breathed his last and was buried at sea. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  The old cable ship “Minea” which has done good work in Newfoundland and other places, has been superseded by a new and up-to-date ship the “Lord Kelvin.” This fine ship arrived in port on Monday last on a tour of inspection, having the Directorate and president CARLTON of Anglo-American Telegraph Co. on board. After a short stay the party proceeded to Bay Roberts. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  News has been received in town to the effect that the Rev. Mr. VIVIAN, late Incumbent of Griquet, French Shore, was now acting Chaplain on board H. M. S. “Cyclops.” 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  The ship carpenters are having quite a busy spurt, in fact it is said to be the busiest for many years, and the same may be said of the other trades. From the REID'S premises to Job's, an unusual scene of activity may be witnessed at most of the premises. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  The Govt. are erecting a building on BABCOCK’s farm to take the place of the one now used as a sanatorium at Mundy's Pond. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  The Rev. Dr. Gideon POWELL, a Newfoundlander who has made a name for himself in the Land of the Stars and Stripes, is now visiting his native land. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  A very serious accident occurred at Bell Island a few days ago whereby [?] men lost their lives. They were engaged blasting when an explosion from one of the charges took place killing the miners instantly. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  The first fatal motor accident occurred on Tuesday night of last week. Edward SCANLON of the A.A.T. Co. with other friends, started for a run in the country with Mr. F. J.CANNING of Barr’s office driving. Passing down Stamp's Lane, near the Ropewalk, the car jumped a small bridge with the result that the driver lost control of the steering gear, and the car toppled over an embankment. SCANLON was thrown against the stonewall, the others more or less injured, with the exception of FENNESSEY, who saved himself by jumping clear of the car before it went over. One of the party, recovering from the shock, walked to the Ropewalk and telephoned for a Doctor. Dr. ROBERTS, TAIT and COWPERTHWAITE responded. Poor SCANLON, who was in a serious condition and bleeding freely, was attended to by Dr. ROBERTS who bandaged up the wounds and hurried the poor sufferer off to the Hospital in his motorcar where he died four hours after, although everything possible was done. SCANLON was a lifelong official of the Anglo and was a general favourite. Much sympathy is felt for the relatives and friends. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  Capt. CARTY who went home with the last contingent, returned last week with some invalided men. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 11)  Hon. J. A. CLIFT reached town by last Florizel. He with the Hon. R. K. BISHOP, were delegates of the Empire Parliamentary association. He saw the war as carried on, and his description of the doings on the other side is interesting reading. 
September 2, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 12)  The Newfoundland firemen on board the Florizel, were all paid off at New York, and foreigners shipped in their places. This action was the result of a drunken row on the ship's last trip, which resulted in the drowning of one of their number off the Narrows. 
September 2, 1916  Says He Saw Airship  The Acting Premier received a message from an operator in St. Barbe District, saying that a man named Thomas HUMBY reported seeing an aeroplane near Brig Bay, 30 feet long, painted white and flying a yellow, red and blue flag. He further reported that several bombs had been dropped. There is not much credence put in the story. The story from Brig Bay about the aeroplane which dropped bombs and which flew a red yellow and blue flag; the whole story is probably a vision of imagination, unless any of the American charitables have given one to Dr. GRENFELL. However, GRENFELL is more likely to be bothered with “bums” than bombs. 
September 2, 1916  The BARRETTS  [Photo of both George and Gilbert BARRETT accompanies these two items.] Mr. George BARRETT, formerly of this town, now at Sydney, who although within a month or two of the age limit, volunteered last year, but was turned down. Shortly after, his eldest son Hubert, of the Royal Bank of Canada, offered himself, but failed to pass medically. Then a second son Clarence joined as Bugler, though only 17, and is now in England. George constructed the new Bank of Montreal building at Bay of Islands a year or so ago. Sergeant Gilbert BARRETT enlisted last December with the Canadians and left Canada in July. He was an instructor of machine gun detachment. 
September 2, 1916  Personals  Mr. and Miss GRAY are packing up and go to Botwood shortly. Mr. C.L. HODGE was ill last week, and it was feared he was developing typhoid, but he is now better and able to get out. Miss Frances HODGE returned Fogo on Mondays Clyde. Mr. John PURCHASE of Baie Verte arrived by Prospero and will spend a week here. A number of visitors from Botwood arrived here last Saturday, some of their number bringing considerable store of refreshment both inside and out. They spent Sunday here and returned Monday. 
September 2, 1916  Advertisement  3 Pine Spars For Sale at one dollar per foot, three of the finest pine spars; lengths 58 feet x 9 in, top, 62 feet x 9 in, top, and 66 ft. x 10 in top. Application should be made immediately to A.B.C., care W. B. TEMPLE, Sun Office. 
September 2, 1916  Big Copper Find at Little Bay Bight  A big strike of copper is reported at Little Bay Bight. It is said that a vein of 2000 feet long and one hundred feet width with no bottom yet, found has been located. The site of this new find is so close to the Government wharf that basting has to cease while the mail steamers are in. 
September 2, 1916  Cot Fund  Corrections: - In last week's list the following should have been the correct reading. Miss Laura FOX $2. Wm PEYTON 2.50. John COOK (name omitted) 5.00. From Jackson’s Cove, Mr and Mrs. John J. MANUEL $15.00. Joseph WARR, 1.50; Mrs. George PARDY, 1.00; Mr. John PARDY, .50; John KEEFE, .50; George KEEFE, .50; Jasper KEEFE, .20; E. POOLE, .20; Mrs. Uriah HALLETT, .20; Mrs. S. PARDY, .20; Mrs. John COLBOURNE, .20; Mrs. Oliver WARR, .20; Mrs. Philip ANSTEY, .20; Mr. Charles MARSH, .20; Mrs. Andrew T. SMITH, .10. H. J. HOWLETT, 5.00; Mrs. PURCHASE, .50; Helen GILLETT, .50; Elizabeth MINTY and family, 2.00; Harry MINTY, .50; Mrs. Thos. RICE, .20; Ed. WHITE, Sr., 1.00; Mr. John HICKS, Jr., 1.00; Mrs. BORDEN, .20; Mrs. Solomon WHITE, .50; Miss Nora BORDEN, .30; Mrs. Elizabeth MINTY (of John), .50; Mr. Samuel HICKS, .50. Philip PIPPY, .50; Peter WHEELOR, .50; William YOUNG, 1.00; Mr. and Mrs. John WHITE, .20 each.40; P. S. SAINSBURY, 1.00 for 5 months; Bertie STOCKLEY, .50; Willie WHITE, .50; Geo. BLANDFORD, 5.00; William HUGHES, 5.00; Robert HAYWARD, 2.00; Daniel HAYWARD, 3.00; Mrs. Joseph A. YOUNG and family, 2.50; William COOPER, .20; Joseph YOUNG (of Simon), .70; A Friend, .30; Philip YOUNG, .50; Elias WHEELOR, .45; Mrs. Lewis YOUNG, .20; Robert GUY, .50; Alexander GUY, .70; George GUY, 1.00; James YOUNG, 1.00; Annie COOPER, .20; Mrs. Jonas COOPER, .20; Gertrude BLANDFORD, 2.00; J. W. MINTY, 5.00; B. MITCHARD, 2.00; Stephen GUY, 1.00; Britt HODDER, .50; William HODDER, .50; Alexander HODDER, .50; Mrs. Arthur STOCKLEY, .20; Mrs. George STOCKLEY, .50; Kenneth JACOBS, .50; Thomas JACOBS, 4.00; W. T. SKINNER,1.00. Andrew ROBERTS, Jr., $5.00. Henry T. WELLS, ?.00. Obadiah BRIDGER, .50. Thomas MAY, .50. Alfred MANUEL, $1.00 per month for five months, $5.00. Capt. F. ROBERTS, 30.00. John MINTY, Arm, 5.00. Thomas, ROGERS, Arm 5.00. G.F. GARDNER, 30.00. F. LINFIELD & Son, $5.00 and $2.50 per month for 6 months, $15.00. Jacob MOORES & Sons, 30.00. 
September 2, 1916  Advertisement  Horses and Cattle – Have colic and cramps. Half a bottle of Perry Davis Painkiller will cure them. .25 and .50 bottles. 
September 2, 1916  Advertisement  As Ill winds that blows nobody good frequently appear, and causes many attacks of cough, colds, and bronchitis, Allen’s Cough Balsam is the best remedy for these ailments. .25 bottles. 
September 2, 1916  Marriage  The wedding of Walter, son of Mr. Edwin ROBERTS of Wild Cove, to Miss Tamar JACOBS of White Bay, was quietly solemnized before Rev. A. B. S. STIRLING at St. Peter’s on Thursday afternoon. 
September 2, 1916  Advertisement  Wanted: A housemaid two in family, no children, apply by mail to Mr. J. E. FORSEY, Lewisporte. 
September 2, 1916  Lewisporte Notes  News from our fishermen on the Treaty Shore is not very favourable, but the men at home are all busy. Some are at Grand Falls and the rest are at work here, booming and loading pit-props. There are still several cargoes of these to be loaded. Unfortunately many people are stealing – there is really no other word for it – much of this stuff for firewood. The large loading wharf, piled high with lumber, went down with a crash a few days ago, and much of the lumber belonging to the Norris Arm people went down with it. The weather has been very unsettled this summer, and squally. One squall struck hard at the cross roads in the centre of the Harbour, and one man went out over another woman’s doorstep whizzing, though not much the worse for his fall. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred YOUNG have three daughters at home visiting them now, and all , at spending a pleasant time. Our new Church is now putting on a good appearance, and we hope to have it completed in December. Some alterations and enlargement have been made to the Postal Telegraph office here, and the travelling public will now find the entrance at the S. W. corner. Woolfrey Bros. have just landed a cargo of lumber here from their mill, and several new houses are going up. School reopened this week, and the Board has made quite an improvement in the school play ground. 
September 2, 1916  Train Wreck at Arnold's Cove  The Clyde was very late on Monday owing to No. 1 Express being delayed. There was a run off at Arnold’s Cove, engine and cars going upside down. No one was hurt, and although there were some cattle cars overturned, only one animal was badly injured. 
September 2, 1916  Two Narrow Escapes  The Wharfinger at Fogo had two narrow escapes on Monday as the Clyde was berthing. He nearly fell between the steamer and wharf, only saving himself by a quick spring to the steamers deck, though he bumped his head severely in the process. A little later he barely escaped going headlong to the bottom of the Clyde’s hold. 
September 2, 1916  Labrador News Scarce  The Meigle arrived yesterday from Labrador, but unfortunately she was able to supply us with very little news. It seems that the motorboat Uranus had been tied up at Hopedale for two weeks when the Meigle was there, out of Kerosene. There should be no excuse for such bungling, with Marconi stations within reach, and the Meigle took no oil to her, so she is probably there yet. The Cabot is also reported broken down somewhere on that coast. There was only one letter came up. Two Southern schooners from Ryan’s Bay are reported gone South with 800 each. There is good hook and line fishery all along the Southern Labrador. 
   [There is nothing on my microfilm between September 2, 1916 and October 21, 1916. GW.]
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 1)  Although the Labrador catch is below the average, yet the shortage is met by the high prices obtained. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 2)  The Harbour is now filled up. Out Harbour craft and shipping find a difficulty in getting about the Harbour. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 3)  A few days ago one of the Postal Clerks barely escaped being hurt by a falling piece of plaster from the ceiling. It is a time axiom, better to be born lucky than rich. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 4)  Recently a big tank of acetylene exploded in Mr. J. B. MARTIN’s store at Belle Island. The family live over the store, and were all upstairs at the time of explosion, but fortunately escaped from injury. The shock was so violent that the store was very much damaged. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 5)  Although Monday of last week was such a wet and disagreeable day, thousands of citizens assembled at the Railway station and gave a whole hearted welcome to the wounded and invalided veterans of Gallipoli and France, who had returned home. Upon the train entering the station the “Boys” were met by the Premier, Ladies of the Benevolent, and relations, and after Sir Edward had extended to them a hearty welcome home, the returned soldiers were escorted to the waiting automobiles and driven to Govt. House. Here the Governor received and entertained them. May they have a pleasant and happy reunion among friends and relatives. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 6)  The Red Cross Line have chartered the Norwegian steamer Bauan (or Banan) to fill the gap caused by the loss of the ‘Stephano’. It is likely the ship will make several trips from New York, leaving there probably today (Saturday) with a full general cargo. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 7)  Three young thieves of a desperate character were arrested a few days ago for forcing an entrance into the shop of Mr. NORTH on Hamilton Street, and taking there from a quantity of groceries & c. They were remanded for a period of 8 days. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 8)  A meeting of the Patriotic Association was held on Tuesday evening of last week, to receive the Hon. P. T. McGRATH’s report on the Canadian pension scheme, as well as the United States and Gt. Britain systems. He strongly recommended the Canadian. After some discussion, the Governor who presided, a committee to form a Pension Board who will deal with the matter. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 9)  Several Steamers have been held in port on account of the Stokers strike, and settlement to as far off as ever. The steamer owners notified the Union that if the strike was not called off before Thursday, Oct. 12, no more Union men would be taken on their boats. As the men would not continue to work for the wages offered, all Union firemen have been withdrawn from the coastal boats. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 10)  The fire alarm early on Thurs’ morning brought the firemen to a Bungalow, owned by Mr. DAW, but rented by a man named SNELGROVE. When the firefighters reached the place, the building was in flames. No insurance was carried, consequently Mr. DAW loses considerably. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 11)  The S. S. Florizel arrived from New York and Halifax on Thursday morning. Capt. MARTIN reports that he was dangerously near being torpedoed, as his ship only passed the danger zone a couple of hours before the German submarine was in the vicinity. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 12)  The City was pretty well in darkness on Thursday night. Streetlights, and harbour lights were out, and householders took care to have their light reduced, and this will continue until further orders. 
October 21, 1916  Weekly Budget from St. John’s (Part 13)  Information has been received by His Excellency the Governor, that Dr. N. H. PARSONS has been awarded the Military Cross. Dr. PARSONS is Capt. in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and a son of Edward PARSONS, Esq., M. H. A., Harbour Grace. 
October 21, 1916  Heavy Suspense  Have you ever thought of the dreadful suspense of some ones mother when her boy has been reported “missing” for three months and still no tidings. Let your sympathy go out to Captain and Mrs. Edward WHITE, who gave two sons for our safety. One has lain for a year on a bed of pain making a brave fight for his leg. The other took part in the July first drive and is reported “missing.” The days have lengthened to weeks, and the weeks, to months, and still there are no tidings to tell that mother whether her brave son is alive, a prisoner, or dead on the field of battle. Whilst he still remains on the missing list there is always hope, but oh, the dreadful suspense that mother is enduring. May Twillingate never forget the heroic sacrifice made by such mother. 
October 21, 1916  Personal  Miss Mary RIDEOUT of back Hr. left by Clyde Sunday for Boston. Mr. Wm. YOUNG returned from the Treaty Shore by Prospero last week, and returns to Toronto where he will spend the winter. Miss Maggie SHORT, of Tilt Cove arrived here by Prospero Saturday morning, bringing with her a child of Mr. John MAY'S, whose mother died on Oct. 3rd. Mr. Fred ELLIOTT of Crow Head will adopt the child. Mrs. (Dr.) GRENFELL arrived here by Prospero last week, going on to Lewisport by Clyde Sunday. She was guest of Mrs. R. D. HODGE while here. Mr. and Mrs. Philip PIPPY announce the engagement of their daughter Dorothy, to Mr. George BURTON of La Scie. The marriage will take place Nov. 7th. Dr. C. J. HOWLETT, dentist will arrive here next week and be prepared to attend to all branches of dentistry. Mr. John MOORS of Back Hr. who has been working at Badger, arrived home by Clyde, Monday. 
October 21, 1916  Schooner Lost  While a small schooner with firewood cargo, was beating in the harbour on Monday, she was struck by a very hard squall, which burst about dinner hour, and was driven ashore on Burnt Island. Her cargo was landed on the island and the boat was got off, but while being taken down through Burnt Is. Tickle, she sank. The boat was owned by T. FRENCH, Tizzard's Hr. and was being worked out by a man named ANSTEY of Farmers Arm. 
October 21, 1916  Shipping News  The Norwegian steamer Clothilde Cuneo, which arrived here last week with eleven hundred tons of coal, did not discharge here. Something developed, and the ships left here Sunday morning for Botwood where she will discharge. Schr. Minnie J. Hickman, Capt. Robert YOUNG, who has been to Emily Isls. for fish, arrived here last Saturday morning and took fish from G. J. CARTER. She left for St. John’s on Monday morning. A schooner belonging to A. W. PICCOTT arrived here last week and is buying fish. Mr. MORGAN, who married Miss S. PATTEN, daughter of former H. C. PATTEN of this place, was in charge. Also on board her was Pte. GRIFFEN, who it will be remembered enlisted from the Schr. Success when she was here two years ago. He saw service in Gallipoli and was discharged after many weeks in Hospital with typhoid and dysentery. He will likely reenlist as soon as he is fit again. The Steamer Clothilde Cuneo, which was here last week and went to Botwood to discharge her coal cargo, returned here Thursday morning to take a quantity of copper ore from Sleepy Cove. Schr. Mayflower, Capt. John Harris HULL, arrived from Labrador Thursday morning with 345 brls. Schr. Stanley Smith, Capt. Ethelbert VATCHER, arrived from Labrador with 300 barrels on Thursday. 
October 21, 1916  Birth  BORN: To Mr. and Mrs Samuel ANSTEY, on Sunday, Oct. 15th a son. 
October 21, 1916  Notice to Herring Packers  Those who intend engaging in the business of “Scotch Pack” of Herring, shall apply immediately to the Secretary of the Herring Fisheries Board, Department of Marine and Fisheries, St. John’s, Newfoundland, in order that the proper application forms may be forwarded them to be filled in for the issuing of their Licenses. It is unlawful, under Rules recently passed, to engage in the business of “Scotch Pack” without having previously obtained a License from the Herring Fisheries Board. Sgd: Geo. H. BADCOCK, Secretary. 
October 21, 1916  The Soldier-Parson’s Lecture (Part 1)  [Photo included] Not often is it given Twillingate to have a treat like that of Tuesday night, when Mr. STENLAKE – Soldier and Parson – and his colleagues in khaki, lectured to a crowded audience in Alexandra Hall. The notice was short, and there was little time for preparation, but Mr. STENLAKE was as ready as ever he was when he faced the Turks, across the parapet in Gallipoli. Magistrate SCOTT occupied the chair while on the platform were member of the Patriotic Committee and W. P. A. The returned soldiers who were to speak, were Sgts. BRADBURY, ROBINSON and (I don’t know which he is prouder of, his Military title or his Ecclesiastical, though I half suspect the former, so I must compromise and call him as his chums on the platform did) “Good old STENLAKE.” Besides the military men, we had the pleasure of seeing the senior service represented – that Navy which is so beloved by Britishers and to which we owe so much – so very much. Seaman DEERING is “no an ordinare mon” as the old Scotchman put it. He served in the two big Naval battles of the war, both that of the Dogger Bank and the Horn Riff, or Jutland battle as it is more commonly called. In this latter, his ship H. M. S Gibraltar, was sunk under him, and he was for four hours in the water, an experience which has rendered him unfit for service for some time. Both he and Sergt. ROBINSON are married men with wives and children. Sergt. BRADBURY fired the first shot, narrating briefly some of his experiences in Gallipoli where he was wounded. He was followed by Seaman DEERING who told briefly for his hearers, who would have listened for hours to the story, of that wonderful sea fight when the Naval power of Germany was broken – of the Jutland battle, and his experience there. 
October 21, 1916  The Soldier-Parson’s Lecture (Part 2)  Then came our hero. There is something about good old STENLAKE that gets you every time. That frank open face of his and animated manner, tell you that he is thoroughly in earnest, whether it be saving souls, or fighting Germans’ or Turks. I really believe he would be a terrible adversary of either the powers of Satan or his earthly prototype – the Hun. His lecture was a treat and his many inimitable jokes quite carried his audience with him. It is impossible to describe to you that lecture - even a shorthand report would fail to convey it, and I shall not attempt it. The “shirt drill,” the story of boozy Mike, who in a string of oaths, commanded his chums not to swear before the Parson, and a dozen others, told us that if good old STENLAKE was a Parson, he was also human, which I fear Parsons are sometimes not. He was followed by Sergeant ROBINSON who was wounded in the July 1st drive in France, and is still suffering from the effect of his wounds. He assured us that there were many compensations in the trenches, and that the life is not always as black as it is painted. He also remarked that “July firsts” are rare happenings. Rev. ROBB in moving the vote of thanks, spoke feelingly of the work of these brave men in Khaki or blue, and urged the young men to think seriously of the call to duty to their country, their King, their flag, and their friends. There is no doubt that the speakers made a deep impression on their audience, and the attention was remarkably good. A collection was taken up for the Cot Fund, which will be regularly acknowledged. It should not be forgotten that the L. O. A. refunded the charge of $10.00 in the case of Pte. JENSEN’s lecture, and it is only fair that their kindness known to some of us for the first time – should be suitably acknowledged. On the platform with the others was Corporal WHITE to whom we referred last week, and who hopes shortly to go to Amherst, N. S. and do what he can for the Flag. The meeting closed with two verses of the National Anthem and hearty cheers for the Empire. 
October 21, 1916  Something Queer Here (Part 1)  (Daily News) The statement of Marconi operator Oscar B. HANSON, concerning the torpedoing of the Stephano, is extraordinary in some respects. He says that early in the morning he received the West Point’s S.O.S., that all day repeats kept coming in; that a few minutes after the first one was caught, he began to get details; that he knew the submarine had opened fire on the West Point; and that all hands were taking to the boats. From his statements it appears that all this had happened before noon. Captain SMITH says that he came upon the mysterious “mother ship” and the submarine, about six o’clock, when “it was not yet dark.” With this prolonged warning, why was it that the Stephano rushed headlong into danger? Why was no effort made to reach the safety of unquestionably neutral waters? There may have been good reason for acting otherwise, but, with the knowledge that a submarine was attacking shipping near the coast, and that the piracies in European waters were being emulated outside the three mile limit, it seems extraordinary that not only were no precautions, apparently taken, but that the Stephano went on her course, despite warning. Can it be that Capt. SMITH trusted to the fact that the United States citizens among his passengers, constituted sufficient protection? 
October 21, 1916  Something Queer Here (Part 2)  He says that he kept repeating this fact “for the benefit of the American destroyers.” Was this in the expectation of rendering the Huns pallid with fear, or of protection by the destroyers ‘viet armis’? Before the incident closes, a very searching in-…..[seems to be a section missing] ... three of the Stephano’s officers remained ashore last trip. Doubtless there was good reason for this, but in view of the very peculiar circumstances, which surround the sinking of the steamer, a rigid investigation seems imperative. Judging from the time when the Stephano reached the scene of the disaster, she must have left Halifax Harbour several hours before the usual schedule time. For this too, there was no doubt, full and sufficient reasons on the part of the agents and owners; but it would be interesting to know just why the Stephano was rushed away. Capt. SMITH’s error, if he made any, appears to have been a perfervid faith in the protective power of the American flag, a peculiarly absurd one with the Lusitania and Mexico in memory. Whilst we are content to believe that whatever mistakes were made were mistakes of the head, and that if there were pro-Huns employed aboard, it was without the knowledge of the Company. We cannot absolve those responsible from blame; and urge that in the interests of the travelling public, a strict investigation be instituted, and that in future, at any rate during war time, British ships shall be Officered and manned wholly and solely by Britons, or the friends of Britons. 
October 21, 1916  Frank LIND  A Correspondent writing from Botwood, says that a returned soldier is sure he saw Frank LIND dead on the field on July 1st. He passed him going out, and noticed he was doubled up as though he had been hit in the stomach. The same man was later wounded. In crawling back, passed the place again, and is sure there was no doubt that it was LIND, and that he was dead. 
October 21, 1916  Advertisement  Lost between Wild Cove and Earle Sons & Co., store, a gold brooch, name thereon. Please return to Eunice ROBERTS. 
October 21, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: Young stallion. Apply, Alex HODDER, Path End. 
October 21, 1916  Advertisement  Notice: Those men who have not yet given in their names to me in connection with assisting Schr. Ethel B. Clarke on 20th and 21st May, while ashore at Wild Cove, are requested to please do so by the 31st, that I may give The Club the exact number of people who helped. Signed, A. H. HODGE. 
October 21, 1916  Casualty List  Further casualty to hand yesterday contain the names of Capt. Jas. DONNELLY, the hero of Caribou Hill, killed in action, Lieut. CLIFT, son of J. A. CLIFT, M.H.A. for this District, missing and believed killed, also P. J. WOODFORD of Herring Neck, died of wounds, and Pte. George SHEA, son of Constable SHEA, Fogo, died, no particulars. Besides these there were about 25 reported wounded. 
October 21, 1916  Lieut. HICKS’ Lecture  Lieutenant HICKS, accompanied by Sgt. EDWARDS, Corporal CORNICK, L. C. MOORE, L. C. CROSSMAN, L. C. CRISTOPHER, Pte. WHITEWAY, Pte. MADDEN, Pte. TOMPKINSON, drummer LANNEN and two Naval Reservists, Seamen SQUIRES and SEEWARD, arrived here Friday about dinnertime on the Notre Dame. They were billeted in private houses around the neighbourhood. During the afternoon the party paraded up the street. At night Lieut. HICKS lectured to a crowded audience in the Alexandra Hall. So full was the hall that many could not gain admission, and it was probably the largest gathering every assembled there. Besides the visiting twelve, were Pte. STENLAKE and his party, making altogether seventeen Army and Navy men, the largest gathering of the Services that Twillingate has ever seen. The gallery was packed with likely young men. Seven of our boys agreed to join, all of them men from the workshop, office, or [?]. We are unable to give an extended report of the lecture this week, but will do so next. 
October 21, 1916  First Newfoundland Regiment  Badges for Rejected Volunteers will be issued on application to the Officer Commanding Depot at Headquarters, St. John’s, subject the undernoted conditions, as approved by the Governor in Council and published in the Royal Gazette of September 26th, 1916. In the case of Volunteers living outside of St. John’s who have been examined and rejected by the Medical Examiner, showing cause of rejection should accompany applications. RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. The Badge to be of bronze with Crown, suitable inscription and a number (consecutive). 2. A register to be kept giving the number of badge, to whom issued and date. 3. Badges to be issued at Headquarters by the Regimental Authorities, only to men of military age, and not any man obviously unfit. 4. Badges to be issued only to men who have enlisted and have undergone the regular medical examination. 5. Men rejected prior to the publication of the regulations who apply for badges, to submit to new medical examination if required, and not to receive badge unless still unfit. 6. Penalty on any person other than the man to whom badge is issued wearing same, or having it in his possession (except for repairs), $50.00. 7. Penalty on owner of badge to selling it or giving it away or permitting it to be worn by any other person, $25.00. 8. Badge holder required to produce badge for inspection to Regimental Authorities of their appointee whenever called upon to do so. Penalty, $10.00. 9. Badge holder losing badge to report loss forthwith to Regimental Authorities, and if required, furnish affidavit of loss. Penalty, $10.00. 10. Badge holder leaving the country to return badge to Headquarters and receive a certificate in exchange. By order: J. J. O’ GRADY, Capt. & Adjt. 
October 21, 1916  Sgt. BRADBURY  Sergeant BRADBURY who spoke at the Tuesday night meeting, was wounded by a shell during the evacuation of Gallipoli and was for 14 days unconscious. 
October 21, 1916  Enlisting  Fourteen young men enlisted on Board H. M. S. Briton in t. John’s last week for the navy. 
   [There is nothing on my microfilm between October 21, 1916 and November 18, 1916. GW.] 
November 18, 1916  Sickness  Measles seem again on the increase and the schools are effectually impregnated with it, many children being ill at the present time. One of the SUN employees is down with measles, and indications are that another will shortly follow suit. 
November 18, 1916  Personals  Dr. HOWLETT has finished his work here and goes to Change Islands tomorrow or Monday. Mrs. Thos. PEYTON is at present visiting her daughter, Mrs. BAIRD at Campbellton but returns to Botwood for the winter. Mrs. L. TEMPLETON who arrived here some time ago will remain here this winter we hear. Messrs. Elmo and Earnest ASHBOURNE and Rev. HILL will leave for Toronto probably next week. Mr. Wm. ASHBOURNE will not likely be leaving 'till after Christmas. Mr. Stanley HARBIN who has been working on S. S. Home, arrived here by Clyde on Tuesday morning for a visit. Miss Lena ANSTEY, of Back Hr. left by Prospero Tuesday for St. John’s, where she will spend the winter as Nurse with Mrs. Dr. C. V. SMITH. Mrs. Walter ROBERTS of Wild Cove, who has been to White Bay visiting friends, returned home by Prospero Tuesday. Mrs. Arthur COLBOURNE, who has been visiting friends at Botwood, arrived here by Clyde Tuesday morning. Mr. Andrew ELLIOTT, who has been working at Snook's Arm, arrived by Prospero Tuesday. Miss Bertha JANES leaves by Clyde tonight for Toronto. Mr. K. K. SHORT of Cutwell Arm arrived here Thursday by schr. Mr. Alex HODDER had the misfortune to lose a fine milch cow on Thursday. The animal fell over the cliffs below the coastal wharf. It was seen by Mr. Robert BRETT with its leg broken off short, and had to be butchered. 
November 18, 1916  Shipping News  Scrn. Elra, Capt. Manuel BROWN, arrived from Bay last Saturday morning with wood for Earle Sons & Co. Scrn. Gerfalcon, Capt. James JANES, arrived from the Bay with wood last Saturday morning. Schr. Lizzie May, Capt. GLAVINE arrived here with 500 quintals of fish for Earle Sons & Co. on Monday evening. Schr. Myrtle, Capt. Sandy HODDER arrived from the Bay with wood last week. Another load of coal for Wm. ASHBOURNE is due, the schooner being at Trinity yesterday. Schr. Minnie Parsons, Capt. SHORT, arrived here Thursday from Cutwell Arm with 500 qtls. dry Codfish from K.K. SHORT and D. J. ROWSELL, two businessmen of Cutwell Arm and Ward's Hr. H. W. HODGE has purchased the fish we hear. A vessel from Iceland to load fish for Wm. ASHBOURNE is on her way here. Capt. James GILLETT arrived here with lumber cargo this week and has been delayed by stormy weather. 
November 18, 1916  Mr. Wm. ASHBOURNE Retiring?  Rumour has it that Mr. Wm. ASHBOURNE is retiring from business in this country and that his brother, Mr. A. G. ASHBOURNE will assume the management of the firm. We are however, unable to get any definite confirmation of this. 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: 1 second hand Parlor stove and also one second hand grate. Apply to F. LINFIELD. 
November 18, 1916  Botwood Notes  Nov. 11th 1916. Of course the first item of interest is a wedding, in a community so small as ours, in fact it generally is in any community. On Friday Nov 3rd, Miss Maggie ROBERTS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John ROBERTS formerly of Twillingate, became the bride of Mr. Geo. FUDGE, also a native of your town. Hot suppers come around in this little Colony of ours, with the regularity of the seasons, and fall-time always brings a bunch of them. Some ladies here gave one to aid the funds of the Orange Band, on Wednesday Nov. 8th, at which the sum of $27.40 was realized. On Thursday last, at the Paper city, the Salvation Army were presented with a silver band consisting of 18 pieces, and worth we are told, over $1000. Mr. A. BREWER who was at your town at one time training the A. L. B. Band, is Bandmaster for our Grand Falls friends, and Botwood folks hope to have the pleasure of hearing this band before long. Quite a number of Twillingate men arrived here by Clyde, to work for the A. N. D. Co. One of the wooden steamers from St. John’s with Capt. CROSS in charge, is on her way here to load pulp from the Bishop’s Falls people. Several of our Nimrods are off to the woods looking for caribou, but not many of them have yet returned. Messrs. John FOOTE and B. STEIN have however got back with their allotted complement each. The S. S. Alconda is expected in Tuesday, to load pulp and paper for England from the A. N. D. CO. Among the visitors here, notice Mrs. A. COLBOURNE of your town, who is guest of Miss GRAY, and Mr. F. BRAZIL representing F. B. Wood, CO., who is booking orders for his firm. 
November 18, 1916  Casualties  Among the casualties we notice the name of Robert RYALL reported missing. This is the third son the family has lost within a year. Mr. Robert RYALL, Sr., was at one time a resident of Twillingate. Sgt. J. V. TEMPLE who was wounded on the morning of July 1st, arrived last week with 17 others. He is at present at Sandy Point, Bay St. George, visiting his wife and sister, and will come here in a week or two's time. He is still suffering from the shock to his arm, as he was hit in the shoulder by the nose of an anti-aircraft shell. 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  Schooners for Sale: Schooner Gertie B. – 38 Tons; Sybil – 36 tons; Eva Nellie – 23 tons; Despatch – 16 tons. All these schooners are well formed in gear and are in good condition. For particulars apply to: Geo. J. CARTER, Herring Neck. 
November 18, 1916  Sunday Dinner  Why do people always have the biggest dinner of the week on Sunday, when they generally have the least appetite to eat it? It is a thing I have often wondered about, but it is a dangerous and difficult subject to approach, and fraught with much unpleasantness for the daring sinner who would criticize such a national institution. But even at the risk of calling down much wrath on my devoted head, I do now essay the task. First of all Sunday divides the population into two classes – Churchgoers and those who don’t go. Those who don’t go to Church do not need the big Sunday dinner for they – most of them – get up late, have a late breakfast, and have no appetite for the big spread which welcomes those devout persons, who have properly attended to their devotions. Those of course have good appetites. The walk to and from Church, the exercise of standing, kneeling, or singing, has given them a relish for the smoking dinner, which our non-Church-going friend has so little appetite for. But stay. Our church going friends have just been denouncing those who work on the Sabbath, and have repeated that on that day one should do no manner of work. Are they consistent? Somebody had to work to get that big dinner ready, and work hard. So you see that neither the Church goer nor the non-Church goer deserves the big smoking hot dinner that appears on most tables at one p.m. Sunday. I labor under no misapprehension that any weak words of mine will do away with the Sunday dinner; but you must admit, the inconsistency of the present arrangement, even if you are in no wise willing to change it. 
November 18, 1916  Flat Feet  There seems to be quite a little chatter about flat feet among many men who have offered for enlistment. Quite recently at St. John’s, out of a group of fifty men who offered, only nine were accepted – the others being rejected on account of flat feet. This flat foot, or fallen arch, seems to be caused by men wearing moccasins, especially, as many do all the year round. We never heard before, however of this preventing men from walking. In fact, many of these men can walk all day for a week without being tired, and carry a pretty good pack at that. We questioned one of the soldiers who was here recently about it, and he however, declared that flat-footed men could not stand the marching on hard roads. Perhaps that is it which makes the difference, as walking with moccasins in light snow or soft wood paths, is certainly a different proposition to walking on hard metalled roads such as in England or France. 
November 18, 1916  Beaumont Hamel  Something that interests us Newfoundlanders very much occurred on Monday in France. The British Official announces that on that day the British advanced along a front line of one mile, and captured Beaumont Hamel, taking 2000 prisoners. Beaumont Hamel is the village close to which our Boys fought, on that never-to-be-forgotten morning of July 1st. It is more than likely that, now that ground has been captured, that we shall know the fate of the many missing, some of whom have lain out on the no-man's land there for nearly 5 months. For those who are not identified by their disks, there will still remain the hope that they are prisoners in Germany. 
November 18, 1916  Good Times  Never have we noticed greater evidence of activity on wharves and in the various stores around the harbour. Fish is arriving daily at all business places, and there is a good business being done. On the part of the stores, much goods is passing over the counter and it is quite apparent that, if there are hard times coming they have not begun to evidence themselves, for the fishermen seem to have as much money to spend as usual, or more. Of course the unprecedented prices of fish have something to do with it, and while goods are advancing, fish is more than keeping pace, so in spite of high prices, the fisherman is better off than ever. As an instance of the extraordinary prices paid for fish we are credibly informed that Capt. John GILLETT, who arrived at St. John’s last week, sold his whole catch of Labrador slop for $6.90. This must be a record price we should imagine. Certainly whatever class finds it hard to make both ends meet, the fisherman is this year in no danger of hard times. 
November 18, 1916  Enlistment  Mr. SHORT is a young, rising businessman of Cutwell Arm, Long Island. Talking of recruiting, Mr. SHORT tells us that Long Island has sent seventeen volunteers to the Regiment from the three small settlements of Cutwell Arm, Wards Hr., and Lushes Bight. This is certainly a very good showing from three small places. 
November 18, 1916  Haloween Party  We have been asked to state that the Halloween party of Nov. 6th was organized by the Health Club ladies and Mrs. DOXSEE and Miss AITKEN formed only a part of the gathering. A pleasant feature of the evening was the presentation of dainty copies of Ella Wheelor WILCOX’s poems to two members of the Club, one of whom – Miss Violet ASHBOURNE is leaving town. 
November 18, 1916  Dinner nets $29  The ladies of the St. Peter’s Church of England Women’s Association held a hot supper, or dinner, on Wednesday night. Quite a few people attended and the sum of twenty-nine dollars was taken as net proceeds. We hear that this goes toward the debt of the Parish building. 
November 18, 1916  Man Suicides at Bonavista  Wednesday last week, Mr. HUTCHINGS, K. C., Dep. Min. of Justice, had a telegram from Magistrate John ROPER, of Bonavista, stating that a man named John DYKE of that town, had committed suicide. The unfortunate man took his life by hanging himself to a beam in his house. He was about 52 years old and it is not known what caused him to commit the awful act. 
November 18, 1916  Note of Thanks  Capt. and Mrs. Edward WHITE desire to thank the Ladies of the Women’s Patriotic association, Rev. and Mrs. ROBB, and other friends, for letters and notes of sympathy received in their dark hour. 
November 18, 1916  Note of Thanks  Mrs. Adam POND and Harry, wish to thank those who sent wreaths and letters of condolence, and other kind friends who helped them in their time of trouble. 
November 18, 1916  Fatal Accident at Bishop's Falls  A boy of about 16 years of age, named PILLEY, had his head cut from his body by being run over by a flat car from which he fell, at Bishop’s Falls one day last week. 
November 18, 1916  Accidental Scalding  Two children of Mr. George GIDGE of Friday's Bay were so badly scalded by the upsetting of a pan of boiling water on Wednesday, that fears were entertained for their recovery. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1)  An unfortunate cripple named Jos. FITZGIBBON, who was in the habit of spending the weekend at the home of 2 McMANICS, Cabot Street, died on Sunday at the latter's house on Saturday night or early Sunday morning. He reached McMANICS' about midnight, under the influence of liquor. He was offered something to eat, but scarcely had finished the meal, when he suddenly passed away. The affair was reported to the Police who visited the house and had the body conveyed to the morgue. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2)  In order to stimulate recruiting, a new departure is to be made. [?] of the city Bands will parade through the city every night, and [?] at one of the coves, where a Patriotic address will be given by a member of the recruiting Committee. First of the services took place on Tuesday night with splendid results, Lieut. HICKS speaker. A special service for men took place at St. Mary's on Sunday afternoon the Rector, Rev. [possibly H.] UPHILL officiating. The Rev. D. JONES of St. Thomas, delivered an eloquent address from the subject “Why do we need religion?” 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3)  Insurance agent, Mr. Alex BRYDEN, met his death of drowning in a mysterious manner. Mr. BRYDEN left town by Saturday evening train, accompanied by Dr. SMITH, and put up at the Sea View hotel. He left the hotel about 9:30 on Sunday morning, and was last seen by an employer of the fish packing Co. Not turning up to dinner or tea, his friends became anxious, and sought his whereabouts unsuccessfully. A fisherman going to work on Monday morning, saw the body of a man lying of the land-wash. He at once reported to the Constable who with Dr. SMITH, J. CLOUSTON and M. J. ELLIS, and others, repaired to the seashore and identified the body as that of Mr. BRYDEN. The remains were wrapped in a sail and brought to town. He has one sister residing in town to whom much sympathy is expressed. Dr. SCULLY’s post mortem examination resulted in a verdict of accidental death by drowning. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4)  The Florizel arrived in port on Tuesday morning, since her last trip she has been painted in the war grey and was hardly recognizable steaming up the Harbour. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5)  More honours have fallen to our brave boys, and three others of our noble fellows have so distinguished themselves as to win the military Medal. Their names are Lieut. Harold BARRETT, 50 Freshwater Road, Corporal John MORRISSEY, 45 Parade St., and Private Mathew COLLINS, Placentia. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6)  One of the biggest seas within the memory of the oldest inhabitant, raged at the entrance of the Narrows on Wednesday night, and Thursday morning at Cape Spear, the Light Keeper never saw it worse. The huge seas broke with awful violence over the Northern and Southern heads, and some of the sprays went right over Port Amherst Light House. So great was the undertow that the Florizel had to move off in the stream to prevent damage to the pier. Considerable damage was done at Pouch Cove and other places. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 7)  The Roman Catholic Inspector of schools in the Diocese of Harbour Grace, Dr. Thos. HANRAHAN, crossed the Bar, after a long illness, at Hr. Grace on Tuesday night. He was an unusually brilliant scholar and his death creates a vacancy it will be hard to fill. His sorrowing family have the sincere sympathy of friends whose name is legions. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 8)  During the heavy seas running the past few days, Messrs. N. BURT and E. PARSONS took it into their heads to walk to the battery and witness the waves breaking over the rocks. They took up a position (a safe one as they thought) some distance from the waters edge when suddenly a huge comber swept in on the shore. When receding the two men were carried with it, PARSONS caught hold of a jagged rock, and firmly held on, until he saw a chance to reach a safe footing; BURT was not so fortunate, but was carried out with the wave and washed back again, when he grasped a rock and held on. He was badly shaken up, and very much bruised about the hands and face. They both had a narrow shave for their lives, and will hardly be caught in such a tight corner again. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 9)  Surgeon-Major Dr. MacPHERSON received a real genuine and hearty welcome home on Thursday afternoon from thousands of his fellow citizens who by their presence gave ample testimony of their appreciation of his patriotic services to King and Empire. The Premier Sir E. P. MORRIS, welcomed the Doctor, and after replying, he was driven to Govt. House and afterwards to his Home at Queen's Road. The Doctor was accompanied by Mrs. MacPHERSON and Major PATERSON. We join with his numerous friends in wishing him a pleasant three month furlough, and a speedy recovery to his accustomed health. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 10)  From letters recently received we learn that Capt. Wes. MARCH distinguished himself in the Oct 12 Battle. It is said our Regiment was in the trenches next Worchester's; the latter were faring badly when Wes and Co of Newfoundlanders rushed to the aid of the English Regiment. Ours mowed the Huns down, causing fearful slaughter, and by doing so saved their brethren from annihilation. It is reported as a glorious charge and the Newfoundlanders were the heroes of the hour. 
November 18, 1916  Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 11)  The firemen’s Union strike still continues. Many of the men have volunteered for service, while others were employed at various occupations. A few who have not succeeded in getting work, were given a free hand by the Union to engage with any of the ship owners, which would not interfere with their Union standing. 
November 18, 1916  Death  Died: At Tilt on Nov. 11th, a little child of Mr. John MAY age 4 years. 
November 18, 1916  Newfoundland Poultry Association  Sale of Pure Breed Cokerels 1916. Under an arrangement with the Newfoundland Agricultural Board, the above Association is offering for sale, during November next, limited number of Pure Bred Cockerels at the nominal price of One Dollar ($1.00) each. Every Bird will be guaranteed to equal, if not excel, imported Birds costing Five Dollars ($5.00) each. This offer is only open to those persons in Newfoundland who raise poultry and eggs for sale. Purchasers of these Birds must agree to keep his Bird for two years. Applicants under the above conditions must send their Applications – enclosing $1.00 with each, and stating breed required – to John F. CALVER, Hon. Secy. Nfld. Poultry Association, St. John’s, All applications must be sent in by October 1st, 1916. 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  Private Xmas Cards. I shall again be taking orders for private Christmas and New Year cards with name and address printed thereon. Sample book may be seen at the Sun Office or will call W. B. TEMPLE. 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  Bargains in Horses. The undersigned, who are going out of the pit-prop business, offer a number of horses for sale at bargain prices. Eight horses from 1100 to 1400 pounds, in prime condition; also a number of large ponies. Apply to R. W. MANUEL or Uriah FREAKE. Lewisporte. 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  House for Sale: That commodious dwelling formerly occupied by Dr. SMITH, N. Side Twillingate. For particulars and price, apply to: Dr. C. V. SMITH, General Hospital, St. John’s. 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  Take Notice and get back to Health, if you are troubled with indigestion or have any stomach trouble, while as for a cure, people who have suffered for 18 to 20 years have been cured, so may you. Write to: A. T. WOOLFREY & Bros. Lewisporte 
November 18, 1916  Advertisement  For Sale: one 4 h.p. 4 (cycle) Dunn Motor, with fittings, 3 blade propeller. Runs on kerosene. Engine brand new never used. Will accept $90 as engine has been ordered since June and has been delayed by workmen’s strike. May be seen at SUN office. Apply to W. B. TEMPLE. 
November 18, 1916  Pte. Norman BURTON  [Photo accompanies caption]: Pte. Norman BURTON, C. E. F., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred BURTON of the Arm. Enlisted in Canada. Was wounded during the fall in France and is now we think, in hospital. 
   [There is nothing on my microfilm between November 18, 1916, and the end of the year. GW.] 

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