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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.

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The records were transcribed by RON ST. CROIX, ROSLYN COLLINS.
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

July 9, 1921 Summer Holidays The various business firms of Twillingate have decided to close their shops and stores for a whole holiday on Tuesday, July 12th, and each Thursday from July 21st to Sept 29th, 1921.
July 9, 1921 Advertisement Wanted, a first or second grade Protestant teacher for Bishop’s Falls School. Salary $400. Apply Geo. STONE, Chairman.
July 9, 1921 Advertisement For sale, one new motorboat, suitable for carrying capacity of 6 or 7 tons weight, or for passenger boat to accommodate twelve, fitted with 10 hp Acadia engine. Also one 4 hp engine and one mare about 700 weight. For particulars apply to J. RICE, Pt. Leamington.
July 9, 1921 Mr. Elijah WHEELOR Mr. Elijah WHEELOR of Summerford is being taken on to the Insane Asylum this week.
July 9, 1921 Home Destroyed During his absence to Twillingate on Thursday, the home of John BURT, Carter’s Cove, was destroyed by fire, and household furniture, food, tools and even firewood, was destroyed. It is not known how the fire originated, but it must have gained headway very rapidly, as only a mattress and a few small things were saved.
July 9, 1921 Hatches Picked Up Three steamer’s hatches were picked up at Wild Cove on Monday and it was at first feared that some disaster had befallen the “Diana” which left here Saturday in foggy weather, but it is now thought that they were only old ones thrown overboard.
July 9, 1921 Farewell To Lady Principal On Wednesday evening Miss A.V. PERRY, Principal of the Arm Academy, was most pleasantly surprised by a group of friends at the home of Mr. A.G. ASHBOURNE on the occasion of her departure from Twillingate. With a few words of friendship and good fellowship, Miss PERRY was presented with a handsome Bible as a mark of her friends’ esteem. A supper was served and a most enjoyable time spent, until the small hours. Miss PERRY takes with her to her home at Indian Islands, the best wishes of her friends and the scholars of the Academy. After the holidays she goes to Baria, where her many friends there trust she will meet with every success.
July 9, 1921 The “Bonita.” Allan PARSONS sails in a day or so in the little 35 tonner Bonita, for Treaty Shore fishing. We wish him every success.
July 9, 1921 Advertisement For Sale. 1 motorboat, 22 feet long, one 44 Winchester rifle, new, one Columbia Grafonola, new, with 17 sided records. Also three pieces furniture. For particulars apply Hedley WHITE, Cottle’s Cove.
July 9, 1921 Advertisement Wanted. General girl where Nurse kept. Reference required. Mrs. Hugh COLE, Badger.
July 9, 1921 Death In the passing of Alfred G. YOUNG on June 16th at the age of 75 years, drops out of sight a prominent figure from Lewisport circles, and one known to may people in this Bay. The late Mr. YOUNG came to Newfoundland as a boy, from Somerset, and worked first at Codroy on the West Coast. From there he moved to St. John’s, thence to Whitbourne where he managed a mill for the late Colin CAMPBELL and later another mill for the same owner at Campbellton. He moved to Lewisport shortly after the railway was completed and built and operated a boarding house, Somerset House, named after his native country in England. He was Justice of the Peace, Commissioner of the Supreme Court, and Deputy Surveyor, his surveying trips taking him to many parts of the mainland. Typically, the Englishman of decided opinions and convictions, he was looked upon as always being honorable and honest in those convictions. Five daughters and a son as well as his widow, survive – Alfred in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Mrs. McKINLEY, wife of the popular chief of the “Prospero,” and Mrs. Harry CORNICK who reside in St. John’s. Mrs. DEXTER at Caledonia, N.S.; Mrs. BURT formerly of Botwood, now somewhere in the state of Georgia; Mrs. MARCH of New York, and Mabel unmarried, who is training as a Nurse at the Genl. Hospital, Philadelphia, and with whom her parents were residing at the time of Mr. YOUNG’s death. To the bereaved relatives the Sun extends its sincere sympathy.
July 9, 1921 Death The death occurred on Thursday, July 7th from tuberculosis, of Emma, wife of Mr. Thomas MAY, Wild Cove Road at the age of 35. She leaves a husband and four children; boys, the youngest being an infant of seven months. The late Mrs. MAY was formerly a BLACKMORE of Pilley’s Island, both of her parents having died some years ago. She had been ill for some time, but the end came suddenly, as she was feeling better on the day before her death. To the bereaved husband and motherless children, the Sun extends its sympathy.
July 9, 1921 Death The death occurred last Friday of heart failure, of Mrs. Edgar YOUNG of Robin’s Cove at the age of 48 years. The late Mrs. YOUNG was a daughter of Mr. John SHARPE of Crow Head. There are no children surviving. To the bereaved husband and parents, the Sun extends its sympathy.
July 9, 1921 Shipping News The schooner Helen C. Morse sailed from Little Bay Islands for Halifax on June 24th with 860 barrels of herring, shipped by the Imperial Brokerage Co.
July 9, 1921 Memorial Hospital Fund Collection box, S.S. “Prospero” $13.05. Interest to June 30 27 $234.96. Total $248.01. Arthur MANUEL, Secretary.
July 9, 1921 Note of Thanks The undersigned wishes to thank, through the Sun, Mr. A.H. HODGE who received him into his house on Thursday last week, on arrival by “Prospero” from St. Anthony, and who, after supplying lodging and food, sent his horse in the morning to take him home, without any charge whatever. Mr. HODGE’S generosity is very much appreciated and sincere thanks offered. Josiah SPENCER, Back Hr.
July 14, 1921 Advertisement Good Paying Positions, with pleasant surroundings, interesting work and opportunities for advancement are always open for graduates from our schools. Our methods of instructions are the best. Our courses are complete and approved alike by business experts and employees. Write for Prospectus Today. Empire Business College, Sydney, Nova Scotia. E.H. FLEWELLING, Principal.
July 14, 1921 Personals (Part 1) Mrs. Thos. PEYTON will come here shortly so spend the summer and Mrs. SCOTT from Curling will probably accompany her. Miss Georgina STIRLING was to leave England on the “Digby” last week. She will come here to visit her sister Miss STIRLING. Mr. Elias ANSTEY of Grand Falls is here fixing up his property. Rev. E. HUNT and Rev. and Mrs. WILKINSON returned from St. John’s by “Prospero” last week, as did Miss Mamie ROBERTS who was visiting the city. Mr. G.F. GARDNER, Manager of the Bank of Nova Scotia at Little Bay Islands, and formerly Manager here, came over by motorboat on Wednesday, with Mr. YOUNG, also of the Bank of N.S., doing the trip over in six hours. Mr. GARDNER reports the outlook for the cod-fishery promising at Little Bay Islands, Capt. Chas. BALL having returned with his salt used and fish reported very plentiful along the Treaty Shore. Mr. Jas. STRONG returned from St. John’s by last “Prospero.” Mr. GARDNER looks well and his many old friends were delighted to see him.
July 14, 1921 Personals (Part 2) Mr. W. HARNETT, A.A., one of the Inspectors who has been studying in the USA during the past winter, arrived by motorboat on Wednesday. Our genial friend looks well and happy. Of course, we shall now be expecting him to deliver full value for all the money we have spent on him. Miss Minnie B. STUCKLESS left by “Clyde” for Herring Neck, where she intends spending a little time with her father till the summer school opens. Mr. A. & Mrs. Fred SIMMS, of Fogo, have been visiting here during the past week, guests of Mr. & Mrs. George GARD. Miss Beatrice INGS of the Arm, who has been in charge of the dining room at the King George V. Institute, St. John’s for the past couple of years, arrived by Capt. GILLETT’s schooner Monday to visit her relatives. Master Malcolm LOVERIDGE arrived by same schooner from St. John’s. Mr. Stanley GUY arrived by “Sagona” on a brief holiday. Mr. Geo. B. NOTT and family have moved recently from Rose Blanche to Belloram.
July 14, 1921 Shipping News Sch. Grace, Capt. F. ROBERTS, arrived last week from St. John’s with general cargo. He goes hence to Brown’s Arm for cargo of lumber from DROVER Brothers. Capt. ROBERTS informs us that freights offering are now quite plentiful and that he had half a dozen opportunities. The following schooners have cleared for the fishery this week – Ethel E.; Stanley Smith; Lucy C.; Beulah; Despatch; Union C.; Ophir; Ascellus and Fiona. Schr. Defender, Capt. KEATING, arrived this week from Little Bay to load herring. He took load of machinery, diamond drill, and coal, to Little Bay from Halifax, going down through the Straits. Schr. Olivia May, lumber laden from INDER’s Mill, White Bay, was in port this week.
July 14, 1921 The Railway Government guarantees another Million and half deficit. Manager from Canada to run Railway. After patiently waiting all through this month for an announcement as to its Railway policy, a decision by the Government has at last been made. For the past few weeks, Sir Geo. BURRY, President of one of the Eastern Canadian Railways, has been in St. John’s discussing matters. The announcement is now made that an agreement has been reached between the Government and REIDS, by which the former guarantees any deficit up to $1,500,00, the REIDS on their part, taking over the railway and running it. All Bay-boats and trains are again under the REIDS’ control. A Manager from Canada has been selected, who will oversee expenditure and hopes to reduce it, though he will not have to work very hard to do better than Government control. The main point is that the Government has been forced by the Opposition to show their hand, and there has been a prevention of any such further “Minutes of Council,” as that of last August, which cost us nearly three million dollars. However, this country cannot continue its railway policy along such expensive lines as these. It cost us nearly three million dollars last year to finance the railway and it will cost another million and a half this. Nearly five million dollars in two years from quarter of a million people is over $20 a head out of every man woman and child in the island to keep the railway going, though they may never have even heard a train whistle. We can’t keep this up.
July 14, 1921 Sawmill Accident A man working in Mr. BROWN’s mill at Springdale, named William MILLS, cut his hand badly last week and was taken to Pilley’s Island, where two fingers were removed. The rest of his hand was badly lacerated with the saw teeth.
July 14, 1921 Removing a Landmark. Mr. Tom JACOBS and his helpers have begun taking down the old TOBIN house, preparatory to building a modern bungalow for Mr. Edward ROBERTS. We understand that Mr. ROBERTS has also secured the waterside adjoining, and will erect a new store thereon, and open business there later when ready. The TOBIN property is one of the finest in Twillingate, and Mr. ROBERTS has secured a very fine site therein.
July 14, 1921 The Coastal Wharf A quantity of lumber was landed on the Coastal Wharf this week and we understand that some repairs will be effected to it shortly.
July 14, 1921 Popular Lectures Rev. Hamilton WIGLE, who lectured here on Sunday and Monday, gave his audiences a rare treat. The learned Gentleman deals – as so few Clergymen do today – with the world as it is, not as they think it should be. We did not hear his “what’s the matter with the world” but his “Romance of the mind” while simple enough to be grasped by a child, was nevertheless most entertaining. It is a pity the general public cannot hear more of this sort of thing. Professor WIGLE is principal of the ladies college at Mount Allison, N.S., where many of our Nfld. girls have been trained. He is traveling around Nfld. in the interests of his college and making acquaintance with Newfoundlanders.
July 14, 1921 Fishing News The “Prospero” brought very encouraging reports from the Treaty Shore this time, and there was apparently a quantity of codfish at the time she was North. Capt. Elias YOUNG was reported loaded (200), and Capt. John H. HULL with 120 at Duggan’s Cove where a shore crew – RANDELLS – had 300 ashore when he got there. Grois Islands reports fishing never better. It is to be hoped this spurt will last for a little while, as some of our men have only just gone.
July 14, 1921 Channel Merchant Refuses to Pay Sales Tax. A week or two ago Emmanuel PIKE of Channel imported a cargo of 250 barrels of flour from Halifax. On the arrival of the schooner, he passed the usual customs entries and paid the duty, but when he came to the last addition, the final straw which Sir Richard SQUIRES has piled on the back of his long suffering country – the Sales Tax – he baulked, and refused to pay it. The collector at Port aux Basques wired the Assistant Collector at St. John’s, who ordered him to prosecute PIKE for smuggling. Meantime PIKE had sold most of the flour to the people there, who were very short – some of them said to be starving. PIKE was accordingly summoned before Magistrate SQUARRY, and almost every man in the place appeared at the Courthouse for the trial. About fifteen minutes before Court opened, a telegram arrived from the Minister of Justice ordering the postponement of the case for fourteen days. The Opposition brought up this matter in the House, and declared that the Government had postponed the case until the House was closed when they would allow it to slip, and not push the case at all. Now, this matter interests every man, woman and child all over Newfoundland. Emmanuel PIKE can refuse to pay the extra duty and perhaps get away with it, but you and I, who buy our flour from St. John’s, must pay the extra fifty cents because it is collected long before the flour reaches us. What happens in the Emmanuel PIKE case, means fifty cents on every barrel of flour to you and me.
July 16, 1921 Salvation Army Notes Twillingate, July 10th. Last week we were visited by Major GALLAHER of the S.A. International Headquarters, London, who has been conducting Evangelistic services in connection with the Army in this country for six months. The distinguished visitor was warmly welcomed by Twillingate Salvationists and friends in the S.A. Hall on Tuesday evening, where the Major spoke forcible on the words, “And He prayed Again.” He gave very briefly the interesting story of his life on Thursday evening to a congregation of 300 people, which speaks for itself of he interest shown by the gathering together of so many on an evening in the busy part of the season. In this lecture the Major emphasized the importance of the proper training of children, the danger of silly courtships, and the good result of having a strong set purpose in life. It is interesting to note that although the lecturer spoke of he opposition shown by his parents, who were Catholics, and of his expulsion from home when he joined the S.A., he never once spoke disparagingly of them, but rather eulogized their many good points, and spoke feelingly of them as good parents. The Major left for Morton’s Hr. Thursday evening from thence to Exploits, and Adjt. MARSH left early Monday morning in the S.A. motorboat to meet the Major and convey him to points at the head of the Bay. Adjt. MARSH and his local corps, are grateful to Mr. ASHBOURNE for the loan of his automobile, to fetch the Major from Purcell’s Hr., as he came from Herring Neck, also to Mr. & Mrs. WILLAR at the hotel, and all who shewed kindness to their visitor.
July 16, 1921 Personals Passengers by Clyde yesterday were Mr. & Mrs. W.W. BAIRD and daughter Margaret from Glovertown; Mr. Edward WELLS and his son (an ex-soldier of the Nfld. Regiment) from Grand Falls; Mr. Richard BOONE from Lewisporte; Mrs. (Rev.) WILLIAMS and daughter and Miss Eunice ROBERTS from Shidler, Indiana, who are visiting their home at Wild Cove after an absence of two or three years – glad to see the old home at Wild Cove. Mr. Norman GRAN arrived by Clyde yesterday to visit his sister Mrs. A.G. ASHBOURNE and friends here. Mr. Robert PRIMMER left yesterday by Schr. “Grace” for Bell Island where he will probably be engaged all summer, building a school for the Methodist board at the Iron Isle. Miss Madge COLBOURNE, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. E.B. COLBOURNE of Bishop’s Falls, arrived yesterday to spend a few weeks with her aunt, Miss M.A. BLACKLER of Back Hr. Mr. A.R. MARSHALL, of St. John, N.B., arrived last Sunday to visit friends here. He is son-in-law of Mrs. Arthur ELLIOTT at the Hospital, Wild Cove. Mr. George FUDGE of Newstead, who came to the hospital here suffering from internal trouble, goes on to St. Anthony by “Prospero.” Mrs. Maria FIFIELD, who has been all the winter under the good care of Mrs. ELLIOTT at the Hospital, will make her home shortly with Mr. Pierce YOUNG in the house formerly owned by Mrs. HANRAHAN.
July 16, 1921 Advertisement For Sale at DROVER Bros.’ Mill, Brown’s Arm. We are offering all grades of Seasoned Matched and Rough Lumber & Shingles. Dressed Clapboard, All Sizes Framing, Also Pine Lumber, at greatly reduced prices. Write for Price List. DROVER Brothers, Brown’s Arm, Exploits Bay.
July 16, 1921 Labor News Wage cuts have been accepted in many U.S. paper mills and it is probable that the Grand Falls union will accept the A.N.D. Company’s terms before long. The St. John’s printers all went back to work last week at the new scale. St. John’s Longshoremen were again on strike against a wage reduction, to which employers say they had agreed. Strikers forcibly removed volunteer workers from steamers and ships, but the strike ended on Tuesday when employers agreed to continue present scale of wages through July.
July 16, 1921 The “Helen P” Mr. O. HODDER who was at Summerford for a few days, returned home on Tuesday. His schr. the Helen P., is now loading firewood in Dildo. A new stem has been put in place and she is now fairly tight, a troublesome leak having been located in her stem last fall.
July 16, 1921 Advertisement Not Sometime, But Now. The case of Mr. John BURT, of Carter’s Cove, who lost practically all the household goods he possessed by a destructive fire last week, as well as sufficient food to last till September, is a particularly sad one. It should be sufficient argument to every man to carry with the Local Fie Insurance Company, some measure of protection against a similar accident to him self. Mr. BURT has met a fairly sympathetic response, but he will be lucky if he collects $100. For only one dollar a year he could have had that much cash from the Insurance Company. For a five-dollar bill he could have had a payment of Five Hundred Dollars, which would have, put him well on his feet again before winter sets in.
July 16, 1921 HAWKER Killed HAWKER, who made first attempt to fly across the Atlantic in company with GRIEVE, was killed at Hendon, England when his machine took fire.
July 16, 1921 Schooner Lost Schooner “Tonnaham,” BISHOP, Master, was lost at Runby, Labrador, owing to ice, according to message from Grady. Crew and nets saved.
July 16, 1921 Fishing News Good sign of fish reported Wednesday at Grady, Domino, Venison, Battle Hr. with loose ice. GRANT at Blanc Sablon reported for 6000 and WHITLEY for 2000. There has been some good fishing this week in spurts. Mr. Jonas ELLIOTT’s trap at Crow Head for instance, took 70 barrels on Wednesday, while on Thursday they had only one fish.
July 16, 1921 Motorboat Cut Down A motorboat was cut down at Flat Rock on Wednesday by schooner “Sally W. Freedom (?) bound for Twillingate (?) and Thos. HICKEY, aged 20 was drowned. The motorboat was anchored and HICKEY was alone in her.
July 16, 1921 Prize Money Govt. Claims Prize Money Not Due Navy Men. A Select Committee of the House of Assembly has been appointed to interview Naval Reserve men with regard to prize money. The Government claims that Naval Reservists agreed to turn in prize money to the Govt. in return for same scale of pay as soldiers.
July 16, 1921 New S.A. Hospital. Corner stone of the new Salvation Army Maternity Hospital was laid by Governor at St. John’s on Wednesday. Genl. Bramwell BOOTH has promised donation of $1000.
July 16, 1921 Twillingate Salvationist Making Good Adj. A.B. ROBERTS, who, accompanied by his wife, is spending a three-week’s vacation at the old home at Gilesport, Twillingate, is an example of how a man may triumph over handicaps. Some years ago he lost most of his right hand as the result of an operation. Entering the Salvation Army he steadily forged his way to Lieutenant, Captain, Ensign and now to Adjutant. Moreover, he has taught himself to use his left hand and writes easily with it, having passed various examinations and holding a certificate as a first grade teacher. However, he is not content, but determined to climb upwards in his profession, and is now taking a three-year course in various subjects. For the past year he has been stationed at Clarke’s Beach, and goes back again. On Sunday afternoon and night, Adj. and Mrs. ROBERTS will conduct special services at the S.A. Citadel, where the Adj’s many friends will greet him. The Sun wishes this young Twillingater every success in his career.
July 16, 1921 Promotion Commandant P. SAINSBURY, S.A., once stationed here, and lately of Bay Roberts, has been promoted to charge of No 1 Corps, St. John’s, being thus the first Salvationist in the land. Congratulations. Adj. HISCOCK of Grand Falls, with Mrs. HISCOCK has gone to St. John, N.B. to No 3 Corps, and Adj. Geo. EARLE succeeds him at the Paper City.
July 16, 1921 Tizzard’s Hr. Lady Varied Experience Miss Bessie FRENCH, who has been serving as a Deaconess under the superintendence of the Methodist Conference of Canada, has just returned to her people at Tizzard’s Hr., after two years absence at an Indian Boarding school- Norway House, away up in Manitoba, 750 miles North of Winnipeg. This school is for Indian girls only, and there were only twelve whites in the settlement. The Indians there make their living by furring and catching white fish – a fish very like our cod – and communication is by motorboat and steamer on the river to Winnipeg. During her stay at Norway House, Miss FRENCH made trips by comatik and dogs, covering a thousand miles, and found her work among the Indians most interesting. She speaks in glowing terms of the kind treatment accorded to her everywhere, and will go back again in September for another year. During her trip down the river to Winnipeg, her steamer was for five days fog bound. Miss HARRIS, who we think went to Canada when Miss FRENCH did, spent last winter in Winnipeg, and goes to China to do Deaconess work there. The Sun is pleased to welcome Miss FRENCH back, and wish her continued success.
July 16, 1921 Shipping News Schooner “Mayflower,” Capt. John H. HULL, and schr. “Olive Blanche,” Capt. John ELLIOTT, arrived this week from Treaty Shore with about 120 barrels each to Hodge Bros. Schr. “Utowana” arrived from St. John’s with general cargo for firms here. Schr. “Gordon C. Fudge” arrived this week with load of salt for Wm. Ashbourne and C. & E. Roberts, and is now loading herring from C. & E. Roberts. Schr. “Carranza” arrived from St. John’s on Wednesday last week with cargo of salt for Wm. Ashbourne and C. & E. Roberts and sailed Monday with 1300 barrels herring from C. & E. Roberts.
July 16, 1921 Accident Master Frank MANUEL got his sweater sleeve entangled in the crankshaft of his engine on Tuesday just after starting, and but for the boat running into a schooner, he might have been seriously hurt. As it was, his side was bruised severely, and the stem of the boat was smashed in.
July 16, 1921 Barnyard News Last year Mr. Jos. A. YOUNG purchased a fine young sow pig from CAMPBELL the butcher in St. John’s for $15. This week she presented him with twelve lusty and squealing youngsters, so that he can see where the profit in keeping pigs comes in quite easily.
July 16, 1921 Death The death of Harry, son of Mr. & Mrs. Edwin ROBERTS of Wild Cove occurred on Thursday at the age of 24 years from tuberculosis. By strange coincidence it was the same date two years later, as that on which his eldest brother had died. The young man had been ailing all the winter from consumption, and the disease had made such inroads that his demise was expected at any time. He was married and leaves a wife and one little child, to whom the Sun extends its sympathy. Deceased was a member of the Orange Fraternity and the brethren attend the funeral today.
July 20, 1921 A Criminal Waste Messrs. Fred HOUSE Jr. and Reginald WHITE are at present taking the census in this town. It used to be the custom in the days of previous Governments to pass on this sort of things to school Teachers since they were the worst paid Government Servants in the Colony. It has remained for the present administration of political crooks to award this work to party supporters, and not to needy school Teachers. However, with that perspective, we are not so much concerned as with the waste of the Colony’s money in such an entirely unnecessary undertaking at this time. A census is an interesting accumulation of data when times permit, but to spend $50,000 on a census with an almost bankrupt Treasury and a population groaning under a burden of taxation, is nothing short of a piece of criminal waste. Why we continue to bear this burden in order that a few persons may secure jobs – with such a load of taxation, seems to us inexplicable, except it be that indirect taxation such as ours does not touch home to the people. Yet if the same revenue, which is being collected through the customs, were collected directly, the public would feel the smart. Just imagine, the man who earns $400 a year having to pay into the Government treasury over $250 before he spends a cent on himself. And this on the part of a Government which pleads that it has no money for this, that, or the other thing, and yet can waste it on a census! Not an economy! Members of the Assembly still getting paid their $1000 a year, while the workingman is told that wages must come down! Departmental Heads drawing their $4000 to $5000 a year, but the laborer is told that 25 cents and hour is high enough this year! Oh, it is absolutely sickening! Wake up, Newfoundlanders.
July 20, 1921 A Victim Of Tobacco Mr. John GRADY, a native of Leith, a retired Butcher, has just died in Glasgow at the advanced age of 102. He retained his facilities to the end, was extremely reticent and did not take part in any public affairs. He allowed himself few luxuries, but used an ounce of black tobacco per day. This unfortunate man was born in 1819. At the age of 21, he first fell a victim to this habit, and a grave man of his acquaintance loomed up and warned him against it, saying truthfully that tobacco drugs the brain, obfuscates the intellect, stupefies the intelligence, and is a vile and degenerate habit tending to shorten life. That was in 1840. By 1871 the grave man mentioned, had taken to his bed and died, grieving with his last breath over the victim of tobacco who was smoking himself into an early grave. By 1901, the family had resigned themselves a little, although they would say now and again “You mark my words – he’ll go off sudden like one of these days, the way he smokes.” So the years rolled by, till the other day the victim died. And the grand-daughter of the grave men who had imbibed the family principle, said, “Well, there! What did grandfather say!” and the rest of the grave man’s family nodded their heads and said it should be a warning to all who were addicted to the filthy habit.
July 20, 1921 Note of Thanks Mr. Eneas RIDEOUT of Western Head wishes to thank Mr. James PRIMMER and family of Hart’s Cove for their kindness to his wife while under the Doctors care recently. Mr. & Mrs. PRIMMER treated her with every kindness during her stay there, and he is very grateful.
July 20, 1921 Star Changes Hands A company to take over the Daily Star and Morning Post publishing companies has been formed and the papers of registration were filed a few days ago. The new company will be known as Newfoundland Publishers Ltd. and is capitalized at $500,000, divided into 50,000 shares at $10 each. The incorporators are Messrs. B.B. STAFFORD, J. DAVEY and Irving PARSONS.
July 20, 1921 Personals Miss Hilda KNELL arrived by “Clyde” last Friday from Toronto to spend her vacation with her mother. Also her cousin Miss Minnie RICE from Toronto. They will leave again in October for Canada.
July 20, 1921 Shipping News Schr. “Helen P.” arrived Tuesday with load of timber and firewood for Mr. HODDER. Schr. “S.S. Sagona” arrived Monday from Labrador. She reports ice about three miles off shore all along. Not much fish North, but a good bit on the Sands, which we are told is near Spotted Islands. Fishermen claim that with ice just off shore, the prospects are likely to be good.
July 20, 1921 New Millertown Steamer The new steamer “Fleetway” of 350 tons, built at Millertown by Mr. Adam CHAULK, has just completed her trial trip on Red Indian Lake, averaging 10 knots. Mr. CHAULK has built, besides the Fleetway, the “Lady Mary,” and at Botwood the fine three masted “Bella Scott,” which met an untimely end through fire, and the “Sordello.” He is a native of Bridgeport, near Morton’s Hr. and we are proud to acclaim this successful native of our district
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August 4, 1921 Bell Island Mines Hr. Grace Standard. Reports are about that the work on Bell Island will close down shortly and no men be kept on except the yearly men who have to do all necessary work in keeping the stock and business going. There have been so many reports in circulation lately, unfavorable and otherwise, that nothing definite can be known. It has even been stated that the highest officials do not know what the intentions of the Companies are. Evidently, the cessation of work if correct. is due to the re-arrangement of the work that is made necessary by the combination of the Companies brought about by the merger
August 4, 1921 Rum Runners Fined Sydney, July 27 – For smuggling liquor into Canada, Royce WISEMAN was sentenced to pay a fine of $125 and John LAKE, a fine of $100, by Magistrate Alex CAMPBELL here this afternoon The alternative in each case was 3 months in jail. The men are skippers of two Newfoundland schooners, searched by revenue cutters, while lying in the stream and found to have quantities of rum from St. Pierre on board.
August 4, 1921 Advertisement For Sale. A fine young cow four years old. For particulars and price apply. James PRIMMER, Black Island.
August 4, 1921 Charged With Rape A prisoner, charged with rape, was brought along by Const. TULK last week. He will be sent on by “Prospero” this week to the Penitentiary at St. John’s in charge of the Constable.
August 4, 1921 The Senseless Census (Part 1) What’s the sense in census? asked a Canadian paper, and then starts to ridicule the whole scheme as follows:- “Considering our system of gathering information. It could far more acutely be called a system of providing temporary employment or a method of augmenting the number of our petty officials. At least it achieves these functions but who will contend that it is a satisfactory way of gathering trustworthy information. To appear casually at the street door and demand the most intimate details of a family’s history at a moment’s notice is an incredible performance. Who of us has this information at his finger tips? It is a jest to suppose that the harassed housewife called suddenly to the street door can supply such details, and the figures she so glibly gives her interrogator to be rid of him because she has a dish cooking in the oven, are at best a mere travesty on the correct details. So with the tabulation of these inaccuracies, the heavy hand of officialdom is painfully prone to error. Its centre of being is red-tapism and red-tapism is the substitute provided by all governments for intelligence.
August 4, 1921 The Senseless Census (Part 2) In addition, then, to the inaccuracies originally obtained at the source of its information, there must be added the further mistakes that are inevitable as the cumbersome machinery of the census proceeds in operation. So that starting out with the announced intention of gathering full and minute data concerning the populace and property of the country (the accuracy of which alone can justify such a vast and expensive undertaking) we see that what actually happens is that inaccuracy is developed into error and the result is soberly announced as the nation’s “vital statistics.” Of course Newfoundland, whose government has lately learned to follow every move made by its neighbouring colonial sister, must have the same sort of thing. The “facts” when they have been accumulated, will be printed, and in printing will supply the Advocate office with another job – and that will be the end of it. If it is not a deliberate waste of money in times like these we should like to know.
August 4, 1921 Personals Mrs. A. COLBOURNE went to Bishop's Falls by last week’s “Clyde.” Messrs Harold BAIRD and OKE from Northern Arm arrived in motorboat Monday bringing Mr. BAIRD’s furniture. Mr. E.P. PEYTON came here in schooner Saturday with load of sticks, from Botwood, some of them for the coastal wharf. He returned with Mr. OKE Tuesday. Mr. Joseph PEARCE also came down and returned with him. Mr. Obadiah HODDER and party who were away on a berry picking trip, returned Sunday. They secured several gallons of bakeapples in Dildo. Mr. A.H. HODGE did not go by “Clyde” but went to Lewisporte in Mr. COLBOURNE’s motorboat Sunday.
August 4, 1921 Fire Avoided Sunday night a fire was discovered in a pile of pickets on the old TOBIN waterside at about nine o’clock. Some men passing saw the smoke, and an alarm was made. Fortunately a few buckets of water succeeded in quenching the blaze, but had it not been discovered in time, with the S.E. wind prevailing, Path End would have been swept. It is supposed that the fire must have been lit by children as there seems to be no other explanation.
August 4, 1921 Advertisement For Sale. A dwelling, motorboat, horse and harness and two cows. Apply Robert HYNES, Back Hr.
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August 6, 1921 Diphtheria Outbreak An unwelcome visitor in the shape of an outbreak of diphtheria has occurred in this town, and as a result Winston, little son of Mr. Harold BAIRD is dead. The children of Mr. BAIRD, who have been so well looked after by their grandmother since the death of their own maternal parent this spring, had recently been troubled with sore throat. Nothing serious was thought the matter, until Tuesday when Dr. WOOD was called to see the boy. He feared diphtheris, and while not quite prepared to declare it such gave warning. On his return Wednesday from Change Islands, where he had been called to attend an outbreak of “flue,” he at once without hesitation diagnosed it as diphtheria and administered anti toxin, but held out little hope for the boy, who expired next morning. Two of the children had recovered from the disease when he was called. Mr. BAIRD, who brought down his furniture last week is now quarantined in the home, and will receive the sympathy of the whole community in his sad loss. It is not anticipated that there is much likelihood of the diphtheria spreading. As. however, cases of tonsillitis or sore throat are prevalent, it is wise that in any case that may develop the doctor should be at once consulted. Anti-toxin administered in the early stages of diphtheria is practically sure to prevent. When the disease is advanced, it’s value is very doubtful.
August 6, 1921 Sad Drowning Accident Nine year boy pulled overboard. A sad accident occurred in this harbor Tuesday evening by which the nine year old son of Mr. Thomas PELLEY, Sandy Cove, lost his life by drowning. It appears that a lad named LINFIELD of about 15 years, and young PELLEY jumped into a motorboat moored off the stage head. LINFIELD started the motor with the grapnel still out, and then ran forward and attempted to break out the grapnel. Both he and PELLEY were holding the mooring rope, and the forward surge of the boat was too much, and pulled them both overboard. Young LINFIELD’s father saw the accident from the shore, and jumped into another afloat boat, soon had his own boy, but the other lad did not come to the surface. After about seven minutes the body was secured by jigging and efforts were made at artificial respiration, first by Mr. Elmo ASHBOURNE, and again by Dr. WOOD who arrived in answer to the call, but all attempts proved unavailing. It was reported that the drowning lad’s arm was broken and that he was badly bruised, but this is not correct, and as he was a rather delicate lad, it is more probable that the shock of immersion and a perhaps involuntary hold of the rope was too much for him. The motorboat, released of all occupants, continued on its way and circled down Burnt Island Tickle, finally running ashore near French Beach. To the parents of the unfortunate lad the Sun extends it sincere sympathy.
August 6, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Grace, Capt. F. Roberts, arrived Wednesday with general cargo for business firms here. Mortorboat Morton was here from Herring Neck yesterday and took salt from Mr. Blandford’s stock on board the “Grace.” Schr. “Excelda,” with 1400 bbls herring from the firm of D.P. Osmond, sailed from Mortons Hr. Wednesday for Halifax. Schr. “Roy Bruce,” with 2150 bbls shipped by T. French, Tizzards Hr. and 950 from C.E. Roberts, sailed from here on Thursday.
August 6, 1921 The Old TOBIN Home Mr. JACOBS and his assistants have now completely demolished the old TOBIN home, and are now excavating for the foundation of the new building. The same kind of beach stones are found there as occur all across the “neck” in this locality, and all the ground from Snelling’s Cove across here, was evidently at one time wave washed, and was thrown up by some seismic upheaval.
August 6, 1921 Personals Mr. M.W. COOK arrived by Capt. F. ROBERTS for a brief visit, returning by “Clyde.” They experienced a lengthy trip down, having reached down to this bay when they were struck by the same breeze last week which carried the Helen P’s forestay, and bursting their jib, were compelled to run back to Shambler’s Cove. Mr. & Mrs. T.W. HODDER and daughter arrived from Braddock, P.A., yesterday’s Clyde. Mr. Walter HODDER, well known here, and resident of Sommerville, Mass., came by Clyde and will spend a week visiting the old town. Miss PERRY, Principal of the Arm Academy, who has been visiting at Alexander Bay, came here by Clyde yesterday and remained over for a few days. Miss Mary WHITE from St. John’s; Mr. Alex HODDER, who has been working at Port Blandford; Miss Marion PEYTON from Grand Falls; Mr. & Mrs. POOLE from Norris Arm, formerly of Little Hr., arrived by Clyde.
August 6, 1921 Replies to Criticism (Part 1) Springdale, Aug. 2nd., 1921. Dear Mr. Editor:- In scanning the columns of your esteemed paper of the 18th., ultimo. I noticed an article headed “Springdale Dissatisfied.” I supposed the writer of this article is dissatisfied with the present existing condition or is it with the young man whom he supposes has been receiving $70 per month without giving equivalent services? Dear Mr. Editor; I desire through the columns of your esteemed paper to extend to this correspondent of Springdale sincere thanks for the compliments paid me. I will be presumptuous enough for the present to respect his judgment of the “fine young fellow,” and to doubt not his sincerity; but I would have much more respect for him had be obtained and stated facts regarding the matter referred to by him. I wish to say Mr. Correspondent, that is was October, 1921 (not August) that this young man returned from Botwood to Sprindale, and not merely to sit in his home and receive his salary without giving equivalent service. It was to recover from sickness which rendered him unfit for work at Botwood, from which sickness I regret to state he has not yet fully recovered.
August 6, 1921 Replies to Criticism (Part 2) And I wish to say Mr. Correspondent, that it was most unnecessary, and unkind of you to charge Mr. W.B. JENNINGS with favoring this young man, because he was a nephew of his. I firmly believe that as far as Mr. JENNINGS is concerned, matters would be the same as they are now (under the conditions) if this young man were any other than his nephew. Why had you not written the Deputy Minister of Finance and Customs for this information, instead of bringing such slanderous allusions into public press? Is not the press somewhat poisoned already by the same thing? It is true the country needs men to take her interests at heart, but if we become mere agitators – mere smutters of the characters of the men in Parliament, and their relatives outside, - then we are destined to failure, so far as the betterment of the country is concerned. Her need is Men, dissatisfied maybe with conditions – but trying hard in improve them. Thanking you for space Mr. Editor. I remain the co called “Fine Young Fellow.” (Editor’s Note: We presume our Springdale Correspondent had no idea that the person referred to was ill. Still, things such as he imagined have been done, and under the name of Liberal-Reform too.)
August 6, 1921 Note of Thanks The wife of the late Harry ROBERTS of Wild cove, also the parents and relatives, wish to thank the many kind friends for their kindness to here husband while he was sick especially the people of Wild Cove also those who sent wreaths and flowers to adorn the coffin.
August 6, 1921 The Right of The Pedestrian To The Highway Dear Mr. Editor:- What are the rights of the Pedestrian in the public thoroughfare? Any city or town dweller is accustomed to pursuing his was across a street almost heedless of the vehicular traffic that throngs the roadway, knowing that he has the right of way, and that it is the business of the vehicle to watch for the pedestrian – not the reverse. In the villages, especially in the outports of Newfoundland, one is struck by the way the foot passengers so readily concede way to the vehicle, often scooting faraway to the side of the road. This frequent action has tended to give the of any vehicle a feeling that the road is his and his only – and to pay little attention to the rights of the pedestrian. Now, as I say, the foot passenger has partly himself to blame for this. It is his right to insist on proper consideration from the driver of any vehicle. He has the right to his share of the road and instead of his having to watch out for the vehicle it is the business of the vehicle to watch out for him. There are certain laws laid down for the conduct of all vehicular traffic; how to meet, to pass, what lights to carry and so on. Many of these are entirely in abeyance in the outports, but it is the business of every driver of every vehicle to know them, even if he fails to observe them always. In the event of any person being injured by a vehicle which failed to observe these laws, there would be a claim for damage against the driver. My main point, Mr. Editor, is that with the exception of the medical man on an urgent call, it is the business of every vehicle to give consideration to the foot passenger, not the reverse process. Correspondent.
August 6, 1921 An Atrocious Mail Service Dear Mr. Editor:- All during this summer we have suffered under the most atrocious mail system that was ever inflicted upon and unsuspecting people. We suffered it – and I think it should be counted to for Righteousness that we suffered it willingly – because we were led to believe that the government was in the throes of bankruptcy, and that it could not afford anything any better. That we are amazed to learn that the government which can only afford one mail boat for Notre Dame Bay, and only a fortnightly service for the French Shore, can however afford to pay Reids a Million and a half dollars for running the Railway, you can readily believe “amazed” is a poor word. Why, we continue to put up with this abominable service I cannot conceive. As a citizen, I must share cy responsibility in not having previously made protest. I do so now most emphatically. The Government may chose either horn of the dilemma – either it could afford and deliberately deprived us of a proper mail service or else, it could not afford such, it certainly could not afford to give Reids a million and half dollars. It may chose which it pleases, but condemns itself in either case. Not only is the service so long, and delays so great, but in addition to that, letters and parcels are being mislaid and hung up, not to speak of papers. If this is Liberal-Reform we have had enough to lat us for the whole of next generation. Half - A - Yard.
August 6, 1921 A Dangerous Eyesore Dear Editor:- Some time ago you referred to the old RAY home, which is rapidly falling down, and suggested that the authorities should notify the owners to re-shutter it or take it down. I think it would certainly be wise for this place to be removed. It is now open to the wind and weather, to the goat or the young boy. Besides being an eyesore, it is a perpetual menace to those who live near, as it constitutes a very dangerous fire-trap with the example of what might have happened from Sunday’s fire on Mr. ROBERTS premises, either by children playing with fire or some careless smoker, it is easy to see what might happen in this case. I back up your suggestion for its removal. Safety First.
August 6, 1921 From Dr. GRENFELL (Part 1) July 25, 1921. Dear Mr. Editor:- In the North we have no mines or pulp concerns at which we can earn a living – the lives of our friends all depend on the selling of their fish – it is still our safeguard against the wolf of starvation. We must literally market our fish or perish, for our lack of education prevents our entry to Canada or the States, even if we had the means of getting there. Therefore to be publicly blamed for trying to do the little one can to keep open the market among the millions of our neighbors in the United States, when we are actually facing starvation, seems to me to be unfair, especially since the reason is that our fish of last year failed in market. The Minister of Marine and Fisheries’ efforts to help or fishermen is beyond question in suggesting the possible value of my visiting Washington, gave me no credentials whatever to speak for the government or anybody but myself. In medicine, when we have a difficult problem to solve, we increasingly recognize the value of the laity and ask their aid, however trifling it may seem to be to the professional mind.
August 6, 1921 From Dr. GRENFELL (Part 2) Some years ago, the late Postmaster General, Mr. WOOD encouraged me to go, also entirely at my own expense, to Washington, to endeavor to secure a two cent postage with Newfoundland, he being a believer in the psychic value of personal friendship. On that occasion I did have a personal financial interest in the result of the out lay of time and money that a visit to Washington involved – it was because American friends almost universally put a two cent stamp on letters, thinking that Newfoundland was part of Canada. The late Mr. John HARVEY one day informed me that a two cent rate to the United States would save him fifteen dollars a week postage. But even that incentive was lacking on this occasion. Perhaps an entire laymen with regard to politics is apt to take too seriously the speeches of the opposition benches in a legislature – even if the leaders are exceptionally distinguished men. But the pessimistic views expressed by them in public were sufficient to stir any latent patriotism to action without reckoning the probable futility of the effort. To be a quitter for fear of being blamed is not yet a British characteristic.
August 6, 1921 From Dr. GRENFELL (Part 3) The memory of the hours spent in a bread line waiting to see the Hon. Mr. MEYER, the Postmaster General in Mr. Roosevelt’s administration will not soon fade, and the conflicting emotions that harrowed the mind of a doctor from the northern wilds as he sat literally on a bench without a single credential or special qualification to offer the exalted personage inside the office door, are not difficult to imagine. We are all human at bottom. Lord Bryce, even though an old family friend, had told me that under the circumstance he could not help. When a little later I received a telegram informing me the thing would be put through, our mayor, Mr. W.G. GOSLING, who happened to be in New York at the time, will bear me out in the fact that surprise at an unexpected result was the chief impression, even on my own mind. Politicians are apt, like other people, still to stick to the theory that this world is run entirely on logic and cold human reason. Religion bids us hope at least that it is not, and experience supports us in that faith. There is much truth in an apparently silly thyme that runs: “There was a young lady asked why, Can’t I look at my ear with my eye, If I set myself to it, I surely can do it, You never can tell till you try.”
August 6, 1921 Bridgeport Mine Mr. Adam CHAULK, who went south on the “Prospero” Friday, informs us that work in prospecting at Bridgeport is still progressing, and that the miners are now making a cross-cut on the vein and finding copper very satisfactory. Mr. CHAULK has given us a sample or ore which may be seen by any visitor to this office.
August 6, 1921 Drowning Lewis BOONE of Seldom Come By, was drowned at Millertown Junction on Saturday last. The deceased was employed as fire warden of the section and met his death while bathing. The body was recovered.
August 11, 1921 Drowning "A very sad accident occurred on Saturday, July 30th at 2 o'clock. While swimming not far from the hotel at which he boarded, Lewis BOONE, belonging to Seldom-Come-By was drowned. It is thought that while swimming he must have been taken with cramps and immediately sank, and when found it was impossible to restore life. The body was sent to his home for burial, and we extend much sympathy to the sorrowing parents and friends. The blow was especially severe to Mrs. Saml. WELLS, the boarding mistress, who has been all that a mother could be to the unfortunate young fellow, and who has the sympathy of the community. Lewis was working on the Fire Patrol for the A.N.D. Company and was well liked by all. RIP"
August 11, 1921 Grand Falls Strike Ends LABORERS ACCEPT 20 AND 22 PERCENT CUT. Messages were received here on Saturday evening saying that Grand Falls was to resume work again on Monday, Aug. 8th on a limited scale. The message said that at a meeting on Friday night, the workmen by a large majority, had consented to accept a wage reduction, some what modified from the original cut proposed by the company. The original reduction proposed was a 20% and 33% cut for unskilled labor. It was largely over the heavy cut on the unskilled that the strike began, as it was thought to be too severe on the man with the smaller wages. The new scale accepted is the same for skilled labor, viz 20% reduction but unskilled labor is only cut 22% instead of 33 percent. As the paper machines have been lying idle for some months it is thought that it will take some time to again get them into proper shape, and it will likely be a month or more before the plant is working at full pressure again.
August 11, 1921 Illness of Mr. OKE An elderly man named OKE, belonging to Comfort Cove, in the last stages of hip disease, was brought up by Prospero from St. Anthony. Mr. WHITE, the relieving Officer, set him home by MR COLBOURNE's motorboat.
August 11, 1921 Personal Mr. Edward ROBERTS left by motorboat Sunday for St. John's and Halifax. Mrs. A. COLBOURNE who was visiting friends at Bishops Falls, returned home Monday. Mrs LOCKWOOD, formally Mrs Laura GRIMES, arrived on Monday by motorboat from Toronto. Mrs S.J. BLACKLER and son arrived last week by Prospero and are guests of Miss. M.A. BLACKLER, Back Hr. Miss Ida FRENCH of Morton's Hr., who recently has been working with the firm of Ayre & Sons, leaves today by the SS Manoa to attend the wedding of her brother, Allan, which takes palace the last of July at Toronto.
August 11, 1921 Death The death occurred yesterday, after a fortnights illness of the little six year daughter of Mr. Henry SPENSER, Back Hr., from meningitis.
August 13, 1921 Grand Falls Mill The following message from Magistrate FITZGERALD of Grand Falls to Government, is given publicity for general information: Working operation at Paper Mills, Grand Falls will be resumed next week. Employment will be on a limited scale. Men are cautioned against coming to Grand Falls seeking work, as employment cannot be guaranteed to any persons, except members of regular staff, and those who can show memorandum of employment from authorized officials of the company. If any change, notices will at once be issued and will save themselves expenses and discomfort by paying attention to this notice.
August 13, 1921 Death There passed away at Indianapolis, Ind. of heart failure, an elderly and well known figure in the person of Isabell, relic of the late Ruben BLACKMORE of this town, who predeceased her about 22 years ago. The late Mrs. BLACKMORE had been in failing health for the past two years, and although at times she recovered somewhat, yet the end finally came on July 28th when she very quietly and peacefully passed away. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edgar HODDER and Mrs. Hedley HAWKINS of this place, and one son Harry, with whom she resided at the time of her death. Two sisters also survive, Mrs. Robert HAYWARD and Mrs. Thomas MITCHARD of Twillingate, whilst there are two brothers, George and William PITMEN residing at Pilley's Island. She was laid to rest in an Indiana cemetery, far from her kindred and native country. Mother's gone but she'll not be forgotten; Never will her memory fade; And our thoughts will for ever linger; Round the gave where she is laid.
August 13, 1921 Notice Dr. H.B. THOMSON opt. D. C. D. Optometrist and Optician St. John's. Will be visiting Fogo, Change Islands, Twillingate and other points North in September. Eyes, Examined and Tested, Glasses Fitted, at very reasonable charges, so that all in need may have the opportunity of having their eyes properly tended to.
August 13, 1921 Shipping News Scr. Vivian RUTH with 1091 bbls herring from Robert BOYDE for Hallifax, Tuesday. Mr. Almon BOYDE took passage by her.
August 13, 1921 Marriage YOUNG-MUTFORD. A very pretty wedding took place at Edmonton on July 2nd, when two well known young people of this place were united in the bonds of holy matrimony. The principals were Mrs. Gertrude YOUNG and Mr. William MUDFORD. The bride looked charming in a suit of blue and hat to match. On July 4th the united couple left for their future home at Balintine, Alberta. The bride received many useful and valuable presents from friends. The many friends of Mr. & Mrs. MUDFORD join in wishing them many years of wedded happiness.
August 13, 1921 Death The body of the child of Mr. Martin STUCKLESS was brought up on the Sagona and funeral was on Sunday.
August 13, 1921 Personals Mrs. L. TEMPLETON leaves next week for St. John's.
August 13, 1921 Advertisement We beg to advise the people of Lewisporte and vicinity and the Traveling Public that our Cash Store, West End Lewisporte, carries a good line of General Goods and at lowest prices. This Store is in charge of Mr. Eli ROWE who will deal straight, give very lowest prices, and guarantee satisfaction in every particular. Also our General Store business at Railway station. Get our Prices. At the King George Hotel. You can get a lunch or Board and Lodging, as cheap or cheaper than anywhere else if you will only try. We solicit your patronage. We have several small building lots of land for sale mostly West End Lewisporte. You can get a small building lot for from twenty-five to fifty dollars up to $100. Good chance for people to come to Lewisporte to live. Apply U. FREAKE, Lewisporte.
August 13, 1921 Wanted Wanted to purchase a half barrel of Bakeapples. Apply immediately at this office, Aug. 13th.
August 13, 1921 Wanted A Cooper and general work on the Room as required, for Newfoundland & Labrador Export Co Ltd., Fogo. Also a storekeeper for the firm of Levi PERRY, Joe Batt's Arm. Apply to Hodge Brothers, Twillingate.
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August 25, 1921 Sun Changes Hands The SUN has again changed hands. Mr. W.B. TEMPLE having decided to try his luck in the land of the Maple. We have taken upon ourselves the responsibility of running a newspaper and have thereby saved perhaps a total eclipse. The Sun has had three partial eclipses during its generation: first during Mr. Jabez THOMPSON's career, who sold out to the later MR. George ROBERTS (late Magistrate here, father of the present purchaser) who also sold later to Mr. W. B. TEMPLE, who had been doing service at Glenwood as operator and mail clerk, and the Sun has now taken another jump to its present owner, who expects in a weak manner to keep the banner unfurled. We are not professing to be able to handle the printing business or editing a paper as well as the late Editor, although we served at the printing end of it 14 years ago, but we will do our utmost, trusting for the co-operation and support of the general public of Twillingate and elsewhere. The Sun has progressed at the hands of Mr. TEMPLE and gained popularity abroad, being more highly circulated as times became prosperous, both before and during the war, when news was looked for from every direction. So the good old Sun is still afloat, and if the winds of trouble does not blow too hard, we expect to keep her on her course a while longer. We do not suppose we will satisfy every mind on some points, but we expect to be frank and as far as possible, give all the particulars where necessary, for the well being of all, to whom the Sun may be of interest. On account of the change of ownership, the paper did not appear last week as you are aware, but we hope to mark time in the future, where possible, and hope our readers will bear a few errors which may appear, and criticize only for the welfare of the paper and the common good of all citizens
August 25, 1921 Personals Mrs. Paul MOORS left by Clyde last week for Deer Lake to visit friends there. Constable TULK left by Clyde for St. John's carrying a prisoner to serve time in the Penitentiary. Mr. George YOUNG arrived from Toronto being absent about a year. He secured no work while in Toronto, but he looks well notwithstanding the fact that he was unable to gather coin. We hear he is here in connection with the offer he received from the Hospital committee for some land for the site. Mrs. Harry COLBOURNE arrived from St. John's by Prospero Saturday. Mr. Charles. WHITE arrived home this week from the city. Mr. James PHILLIPS with his fellow workers are progressing with the repairs to the Public Wharf. Miss Monica ROBERTS left on the round trip north by Prospero. Mrs. Samuel BLACKLER, and Mr. Wm. BLACKLER left by Prospero for Nippers Harbor, after spending a week here. Dr. James Albert PATTERSON, Presbyterian minister of Newcastle, Penn., arrived on the Clyde last week to spend a holiday with Mr. O. HODDER at Sleepy Cove. He has a interest in the Great Northern Copper Co. He left by motorboat for Lewisporte Tuesday. Mr. George BAGGS, teller of the Bank here, spent a holiday at his home at Broad Cove, arriving here by Clyde last week. Mr. Sidney LOVERIDGE is taking the Census around Port Albert and locality at present. Miss Beatrice PRESTON arrived on Wednesday from Montreal for a few weeks visit to her people. Mr. A. H. HODGE returned from St. John's on Wednesday. Mr. & Mrs. George PHILLIPS and Misses PHILLIPS will arrive next week from Toronto and will spend a couple of months here. Mrs. Samuel WILLAR arrived by Sagona from St. John's. He purchased some stock and we are glad to welcome another venturer on Water St.. Mrs. WILLAR is doing justice behind the counter. Misses Bessie and Nellie FRENCH and Mrs. Dawe OSMOND who spent a few days with Mr. & Mrs. A. J. PEARCE returned to Mortons Hr. by motorboat Monday. Mr. & Mrs. Frank FREEMAN left by Clyde, going to Bishops Falls. Mr. FREEMAN has secured a contract house building and Miss Marion PEYTON accompanied them. Mrs. Peter WHEELER and children arrived last week from Bell Island. DR H. P. THOMPSON, Optometrist and Optician, was on the Prospero going to Pilley's Island. He will land here for business on his return. Dr. MARGOLIS, Dentist, from St. Anthony, will give us a few days also. Mrs. Norman ROBERTS and children (3) left Saturday for New York via St. John's.
August 25, 1921 The Late Rev. Cannon TEMPLE. The annual Flower Service was held at St. Peters on Sunday Aug 14th. The day was fine and many came out to pay their homage to the dead. The graves looked excellent with their display of numerous flowers, which speaks well for an interested congregation. We know too they bear in memory the efforts of the late Canon TEMPLE who inaugurated the service. The Flower Service at St. Andrews was held last Sunday, Aug 21st. The day was fine and the people of St. Andrews also paid their respects. Both services were conducted by Rev. HUNT, Incumbent. Canon TEMPLE's influence as a worker still lives in the hearts of many people here.[Note: Photo of the Rev. Canon Temple was displayed here. GW]
August 25, 1921 Death The many friends of Mr. William POND will sympathize with him in the death of his wife which occurred on Saturday, August 6th at the age of 66 years. The deceased was a daughter of the late John LINFIELD of Jenkins Cove and had been gradually declining in health for the past five or six years, but was not confined to her bed until this last year. The deceased bore the trial of her illness with quiet resignation and patience, and despite all the care and attention of friends and medical skill she received, passed away as above stated. Left to morn are a loving husband, a step son, Mr. J.H. POND at Halifax, three brothers, Robert and Albert of Jenkins Cove and John now residing at Cambridge, USA. The eldest brother of the family, Frederick, having died just a little more then a month ago. The funeral took place on Monday, August 8th, interment being at the Arm Cemetery.
August 25, 1921 Note of Thanks I wish to thank all those who in any way helped during the illness of our little daughter, Hazel, also those who sent wreaths to adorn the coffin. She is gone but not forgotten, Though we miss her at our side, Yet we know that Jesus took her, Who for us was crucified. Let us never be discouraged, Though the one we loved is gone, We shall meet her at the river, On the resurrection morn. Oh how long we loved and watched her, Yet we knew that she would die, So on Thursday in the morning, Here her end was drawing night, So she died her sorrows ended, She lay motionless and cold. But our God in His great goodness, He will take her in the fold. Jesus may we ever trust Thee, Till our troubles be o're past, Then shall father, mother, children , All be gathered home at last. Harry SPENCER and family
August 25, 1921 Marriage LAYMAN-EARLE. At St. Margaret's Church, Change Islands, on August 3rd, a very pretty wedding took place, the contracting parties being Miss Nellie Cook LAYMAN, of Fogo, and Mr. Arthur L. EARLE, of Change Islands. The ceremony being performed by Re. H. GOSSE. The bride who was given away by Mr. T. JONES, wore a very becoming dress of white satin with veil and orange blossoms, and carried a bouquet of roses and ferns. She was attended by her sister, Miss Elsie LAYMAN and Miss Gladys PERRY, who wore attractive dresses of pale pink silk with short pink tucked veils for the head attire. The groom was assisted by his brother Mr. Will EARLE. After the signing of the register the wedding party returned to the residence of the groom's parents where the reception was held that evening. The following evening a dance was given for the younger set. Presents were numerous including several handsome cheques. Mr. & Mrs. EARLE returned to Fogo on Monday where they will reside for an indefinite period.
August 25, 1921 Note of Thanks Editor Twillingate Sun. Dear Sir, I wish through the columns of your paper to thank the many friends for their kindness shown to my wife, which helped to make her comfortable and happy during her long illness, also those who sent wreaths to adorn her coffin. I also wish to thank those for their kind expressions of sympathy to me and also for their help to me during my recent sad bereavement. Wm. POND.
August 25, 1921 Marriage On Saturday July 23, at 8 o'clock in the evening, a pretty wedding took place at the home of Mrs. George H. JOYCE sister of the bride, 139 Chester Ave., when Miss Mary Jane GUY and Mr. Francis Rupert ROBERTS were united in matrimony. The home was beautifully decorated for the occasion. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. George GUY of Twillingate, Newfoundland and the groom is son of Mr. William Francis ROBERTS of Hamilton, Bermuda. During the war he enlisted and served in the Bermuda Volunteers Rifle Corps. Three years ago Miss GUY accompanied her brother Rev. Norman M. GUY to Bermuda, returning to this city after a stay of two years. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Archibald G. YOUNG, M. A. B. D. of the Morgan Memorial Church of All Nations, Boston, assisted by Rev. Norman GUY, M. A., of Wesleyville Church, Hamilton, Bermuda, the double ring service being used. Mrs. Harry O. WILLIAMS of Boston was matron of honor and Miss Susie M. BAGGS of Chelsea was bridesmaid. The groom was attended by Mr. George H. JOYCE as best man, and little Donald Byron GUY as ring bearer, both of this city. The ushers were Mr. Harry O. WILLIAMS of Boston and Mr. George A. BAGGS of Chelsea. The bride was beautifully gowned in georgette trimmed with lace over white silk, with bridal veil caught with clusters of orange blossoms, and carrying a shower bouquet of white roses and sweet peas, was given away by her brother Mr. John GUY of 135 Highland St. The ceremony took place in the presence of relatives and about 50 guest, after which a reception was held. At the close of the reception the bride and groom motored to Boston from whence they took train for New York. After a brief stay in that city they will sail for Hamilton, Bermuda, where they will make their future home. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful and valuable presents and sincere wishes for a long and happy wedded life.
August 25, 1921 W.B. TEMPLE The late Editor, Mr. W. B. TEMPLE, left by motorboat Sunday enroute to Toronto. Some folk accompanied him up to Lewisporte and had enjoyable time. Mr. TEMPLE has secured a position with the Methodist Book and Publishing Co. as Mechanic, holding a responsible position. We wish him every success and hope ere long to get a visit from him. He will be welcomed by the Twillingaters there, and all who know him will wonder what has happened to the late Editor of the Twillingate Sun. However, he will not be backward in giving an explanation. We wish him a good future. Mr. TEMPLE will be sincerely missed as a worker in this town; as a mechanic, electrician, writer, orator, comedian, singer, etc. In the first days of motors in Twillingate he was active as a instructor, and helped to spread the knowledge by writing pros and cons in the paper. Our knowledge of motors was largely gained through Mr. TEMPLE's kindness , who could do any practical work in that line, as well as imparting knowledge. His energy, sobriety, and push, made him a useful figure here, and he could debate on technical points at issue, thus clearing the way for those who may be handicapped in doing business quickly, so that the trouble and storms may be averted. We wish him again good luck and a full purse. Mr. TEMPLE and daughter will proceed to Toronto later in the season and their absence will also be felt keenly in this locality.
August 25, 1921 Advertisement WANTED AT ONCE. A Cooper and general work on the Room as required for Newfoundland Labrador Export Co. Ltd., Fogo. Also a Storekeeper for the firm of Levi PERRY, Joe Batts Arm. Apply to Hodge BROTHERS, Twillingate.
August 25, 1921 Last Issue of the Sun (Part 1) It is with sincere regrets that I have to announce that this issue of the Sun will be the last under the management of the undersigned. Life in Twillingate has been very pleasant with many compensations. The Sun has prospered under our management and we have met many friends. Unfortunately, while man does not live by bread alone, bread is a very necessary comcomitant to making life bearable, and while a livelihood is sure, one looks for more than that. Business seems to be so bad in this country that it takes a long time to collect accounts. Mails are so slow and unsatisfactory, that is absolutely impossible to do business as one would wish, and too irksome to be always handicapped. People must remember that the main business of the Sun is done outside of Twillingate. Three quarters of our circulation is outside the town, most of our advertising and the greater part of our job printing. Twillingate itself has not supported the paper as it should. We have 350 subscribers in a town of nearly 4000 people! That is not good enough and Twillingate has itself to blame - if blame there be - for my decision to look elsewhere for a living. Twillingate businessmen go to St. John's for their printing, while with true simplicity I buy their goods. There have been some friends whose support and encouragement has been all one could wish. To leave them is like tearing out ones heart. But they represent a comparatively small percent of the total population.
August 25, 1921 Last Issue of the Sun (Part 2) Some others have been directly antagonistic and done all in their power to hamper, in spite of the fact that we have given evidence of our sincere desire to help the town. However that is neither here nor there. If the Sun is worth anything to Twillingate, I hope that with this admonition in view, it will - in body - lend its support to my successor. The Telephone and Fire Insurance schemes will, I know, progress under other management. The Hospital Scheme is now well under weigh and in another couple of weeks the Directors will be ready to make a move. I pray that the public of Twillingate will help in every way to forward the success of the scheme to which they gave so willingly in the beginning. There is yet much to be done. There are men bearing the burden freely without any financial returns for their valuable time spent night after night in the best interest of this project. A little more faith on the part of the public, a little more encouragement for these men and a little less carping criticism will do more to help the Hospital. The Hospital business means more to Twillingate than the average man realizes. It means the main foundation around which this town will be eventually built, and a perpetual source of business and trade to the place in the days to come. Twillingate began it; it cannot - having put its hand to the plough - look back. As to the Sun - if you want to keep it going - show my successor a little more sympathy in deed than heretofore. Help him with news of your place, your section of the town. Don't wait for him to write your obituaries, your reports, and then criticize him because he has a figure wrong. He will be only too ready to help you if you help him. Back up your paper. W. B. TEMPLE.
August 25, 1921 Mr. Robert Hynes Moves Away Mr. Robert HYNES arrived last Saturday to dispose of his property here. His wife and mother-in-law will accompany him to Keewatin on his return. Mr. HYNES speaks in glowing terms of that place. At the flourmills there, Five Roses Flour is made. He says prices are very much lower than here. Taxation is almost nil until the higher salaries are reached. All the other Twillingaters who went thither are doing well and enjoying life.
August 25, 1921 Advertisement FOR SALE: A dwelling, motorboat, horse and harness and two cows. Apply Robert HYNES.
August 25, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Vivian RUTH with 1091 bbls herring from Robert BOYDE for Halifax, Tuesday Mr. Almon BOYDE took passage by her.
August 25, 1921 Advertisement We wish to announce to our former customers that we are again manufacturing lumber and shall be pleased to figure on your requirements. No order too small or too large for acceptance. T. & J FRENCH and Sons, Main Point, Gander Bay.
August 27, 1921 Death Mr. William MITCHARD passed out to the great beyond on Friday 19 inst., at the age of 82. Mr. MITCHARD has been fairly hearty up till last year, when he became feebler, and with internal complications, became helpless and was unconscious at the time of death. He leaves three daughters, Mr. Theodore LUTHER at Back Harbor, Mrs. POPE at Fogo, and Mrs. Fredk' STOCKLEY, with whom he spent his last years. He has one brother, Mr. Thomas MITCHARD, South Side. He was buried at the Hart's Cove Cemetery. Adjt. MARSH officiating, holding service in the S. A. Barracks.
August 27, 1921 Personals Mr. Wolsley ROBERTS of Loon Bay is working with Mr. Thomas JACOBS in place of Mr. Sydney YOUNG. The annual North Side and Crow Head Meth. Sunday School picnic took place August 9th. The day was fine with a few showers in the evening. The Picnic of the St. Andrews Sunday School took place last week, and the St. Peters on Thursday of this week. Fine weather prevailed. Miss Margie SCOTT was on the Prospero going North. Miss REDDICK of Herring Neck is here with Mrs. Samuel STUCKLESS. Magistrate MIFFLEN visited Mortons Harbor and Summerford last week by motorboat and returned by Clyde. He left again for Exploits. Mr. Edward ROBERTS arrived by Clyde Friday of last week from a trip to the City. Mr. and Mrs. George PHILLIPS with their daughters Misses Lizzie and Pearl, arrived by Clyde Friday from Toronto, they may stay three months. Mrs. (Magistrate) MIFFLEN is yet unable to attend her duties, owing to internal trouble. We hope to see her hearty and hale very soon. Mr. H. TORRAVILLE arrived by Sagona and proceeded to Fogo (his home) by motorboat. He was to Battle Hr. Teaching. Mrs. Frank LOVERIDGE and child arrived from Grand Falls Friday last. Mrs. George LOVERIDGE also came. Miss Eileen Dywer, who spent a vacation here with her Aunt, Mrs. John HODDER, left by Sagona Monday. Mr. Harold BAIRD is released from quarantine and looks none the worse for his stay in. Miss Francis JONES arrived from Port Union by Prospero and is guest of Mr. & Mrs. Fred HOUSE. Mr. Chesley BRETT is here on a visit to old friends. Mr. E.A. CROWTHER landed here and is boarding at the Willar Hotel. Mr. W. B. TEMPLE arrived to Toronto 7am Thursday. He had an enjoyable passage through accompaning the Premier, Sir. R.A. SQUIRES part way. Mr. Walter HODDER left by motorboat last week en-route to U.S.A. He went via the West Coast to see his relatives. Miss Dulcie HARBIN arrived last evening by Clyde to visit her people. She has been nursing at Montreal. Mrs. Ann HITCHCOMB had a stroke of paralysis on Thursday while sewing at Miss. R. STIRLING. We hope she is not dangerously ill. Mr. CROWTHER at the Hotel had a message, since his arrival here, aquainting him of the death of their infant child. Some S.A. Officers are here awaiting connection to their various appointments. Mrs. WHEELER (nee Blache ANDREWS) and child with Miss Lucy ANDREWS, arrived by Prospero last week from St. Johns.
August 27, 1921 Shipping News Capt. Donnelly ROBERTS did not go in the Utowana this trip as he is unwell. Mr. Sidney YOUNG went in charge. The Utowana left for the Bay Monday after undergoing cleaning and painting here. The Nahada took herring from the F.P.U. store here and left Monday also. The "Helen P" arrived Saturday evening after discharging part of her cargo at Fogo and Herring Neck. She brought freight for Wm. ASHBOURNE, EARLE Sons and Co. and others, and leaves for St. Anthony with supplies for the Grenfell Orphanage there. The Muriel M. Young left for St. John's Monday; She took freight from HODGE Bros. and others and after discharging in the city, proceeds to Sydney for coal. The Ariceen is taking dry fish and will soon be sailing again. She has 2000 brls of Herring on board. The Vivian Ruth Capt. LAKE, took herring last week from Mr. G. Blandford before sailing for Tizzards Harbor. She brought 40 [can't read properly] salt for EARLE Sons and Co. The Tritoma was on a trading trip North for C.&.E. ROBERTS. Mr. Harry GILL went Master. The motorboat Dogfish with prospectors on board from Little Bay, touched in here on way to St. John's. The schooner Grace Capt. F. ROBERTS is on a trading trip for the firm of Wm. ASHBOURNE. Mr. A. G. and Harry ASHBOURNE are gone clerks. Mr. Tom ASHBOURNE informs us that Capt. Willis HULL, in the Schr. Opher, went North hailing for 300 qtls. He says also that the Sagona had 2 wreck crews on board going South. Schr. Ida M. Clarke, Capt. A.J. GILLETT, arrive from Labrador Wednesday. He has on board salmon, trout and other products, and leaves again for St. John's. Capt. GILLETT says he has covered 900 miles by water on the trip to North West River and back. He also informs us that the Canadian Government is making a thorough survey of the Labrador Coast, thus preparing a new chart. This should be a benefit to our fishermen who travel back and forth the coast of Labrador. Schooner "Dove" Capt., Leo LEDREW, cleared and sailed for Halifax on Tuesday with 1000 barrels pickled, split herring shipped by Messrs. EARLE and Sons & Co. Schr La Berg is due here today. She will take fish at Fogo for foreign market. The S.S. Meigle will run this trip North in place of the Sagona.
August 27, 1921 Advertisement For sale: Fast trotting mare, Nellie. For price and particulars apply to: R.J. FRENCH, Table Farm, Tizzards Hr.
August 27, 1921 Advertisement The Twillingate Sun issued every Saturday. Subscriptions and advertising rates same as usual. Job printing attended to with care and despatch. Stewart ROBERTS , Editor and Proprietor.
August 27, 1921 Fishing Reports Traps took considerable haddock Thursday. One trap had 20 barrels and another 15 brls. The Mayflower Capt., John H. HULL, is reported with 400 brls fish and the Dulcie M. Capt. PIPPY doing fairly well at Belle Isle. Also Capt. Isaac GREENHAM with 300 brls. The Sagona arrived from Labrador Monday evening and reports little fish below Battle Harbor. Above this point fishing is good. GRANTS at Blanc Sablon landed 11,000 so far. They are working the spliting device run by motor. This machine was invented in America, and at GRANTS Room at Blanc Sablon splits 52 fish a minute. We hear they are installing them on banking vessels on the West Coast. The fish splitter was designed by Mr. Edward H. WAUGH, a director of the Smith Cannery Machines Co. of Seattle of U.S.A. We think there should be no anxiety as to the outlook on the Northern part of the Labrador as the fishery these years, continue till end of Sept. thus giving our men considerable time yet, if good weather continues. Sagona reports average Labrador voyage during past ten days. There has been good hook and line fishing and, at Battle Hr. and vicinity, traps are still getting good hauls. Good signs at Harrison and Holten, but poor weather for making. Sagona brought up crews of schooners Three Bells and Stella. Trap fishing is about over here and last week haddock were numerous at some points. We here no report of squid yet.
August 27, 1921 Birth Born: To Mr. & Mrs. John COOK on August 26th a son.
August 27, 1921 Fish Prices We can give no details as to the price of fish yet. The Trade Review makes no mention in its last two issues. Russia seems to be getting on her feet in some districts, as the Government is wanting NFLD fish. This should encourage buyers and we should realize more than $5.00 for no 1 Shore and $3.75 for Labrador. That was the price quoted in St. John's, according to news we obtained from coasting men last week. However it seems that the fisherman here are not satisfied to ship off yet. While apparently there is a dead lock between labourers and employees in St. John's, there is hope for a compromise. Merchants threaten that if reduction in wages is not agreed to, fish will be handled at out-harbors instead of city.
August 27, 1921 Supreme Court Judgment in the Flatrock manslaughter case was handed down on Tuesday by His Honor Judge MORRIS. The charge against Captain BATSTONE and Seaman John RIDOUT, of the Fannie W. Freeman, was dismissed. Lookout man Stephen WELLS of the same schooner, was ordered to be held until further evidence could be heard. The Preliminary proceedings in connection with Flatrock manslaughter case, came to a conclusion on Friday morning, when Stephen WELLS, lookout man on the schooner Fannie W. Freeman, was committed for trial in the Supreme Court by Judge MORRIS on a charge of manslaughter. The accused is being defended by W.J. HIGGENS, Q.C. and the case will likely be heard at the next criminal session of the Supreme Court which will be held in October. In the meantime WELLS has been released on bail - Free Press.
August 27, 1921 The Gun in the Post Office Yard We were informed a plan is afoot to renovate the gun in the Post Office yard. It would be better to make it look more like a trophy than it looks today. If help we might be to assist promoters, we will be glad to lend a hand.
August 27, 1921 Fire Insurance Fire! Where? Oh well, it's out now, thanks to the attention of Miss Rose STIRLING, who made the timely alarm when the dwelling house of Mr. Andrew ROBERTS Sr. was on fire Tuesday. The help of Miss Georgie STIRLING was also valuable, and in quick time willing hands were soon pelting water and ripping up shingles to save what might have been a sad affair on account of the situation, as many houses were endangered. We think all who can possibly do so, should insure with the Twillingate Fire Insurance Co. Of course, some here have already done so and, as the Company is in good standing, they are protected.
August 27, 1921 Strange Fish Trapped Mr. John SHEPPARD and crew took from their trap last week a strange fish. The size was about three feet long and two and a half feet wide; flat body much like a flounder and had a large mouth. Some say the name of the fish is Angler.
August 27, 1921 Birth Born: To Rev.and Mrs. HUNT on Aug 12th, a daughter.
August 27, 1921 Birth At St. John's on August 13th to Mr.& Mrs. Edwin A. CROTHER (nee Althea OAKLEY) a daughter.
August 27, 1921 Growing Season The gardens seem to be yielding good crops on account of the early season and the weather, too, has not been over hot. Folks have been busy haymaking and have had good weather.
September 1, 1921 Location Finalized The Directors of the Memorial Hospital Association has at last decided on the property of Mr. Geo. YOUNG for the site for the hospital. This site was chosen by Dr. PARSONS this summer and Mr. YOUNG being at Toronto, it took little time for matters to be fixed as regards price. Mr. YOUNG was asked to come, and did so; and after making adjustments regarding his deal, they came to terms. This is paving the way for a good start towards construction. This proposition has been long in the balance, as many hard problems had to be faced, yet people generally were becoming impatient, and inquiring if ever we were going to have a hospital or not. However while we may not approve of this or that site, and will not say that anywhere is better then nowhere; and we feel that the Doctors are the real authority as regards the location (especially if they have seen all the sites under consideration) and we fall in line with their decision. We hope that construction will be considered at once, and when things are on the move, more money will come to the funds on account of the fact that the institution is badly needed.
September 1, 1921 Shipping News Capt. J. W. FROUD in Yacht, arrived from the bay with wood to C. & E. ROBERTS Monday. Schr Utowan, Capt. YOUNG arrived Saturday night with 4,700 wood for C. & E. ROBERTS. The Netherbay, Capt. RENDELL, arrived here Tuesday with cargo for EARLE Sons & Co. Schr. Exotic Capt. A. SAUNDERS arrived in port Tuesday with lumber from North. Mr. Geo. CLARKE came by her and will proceed to St. John's.
September 1, 1921 Fish Sales to Russia Russia needs our staple product: The Board of Trade requested Sir Edgar BOWRING, Nfld High Commissioner to Gt. Britain, to get in touch with his office there and direct them to ascertain the possibility of selling some of our fish to Russia. Wire to London: Sir Edgar BOWRING's wire to his London office was: - "Board of Trade inquiring any chance of selling codfish for relief Russia. Wire if anything can be done in England; under impression United States controls all this business." Wire from London: The reply from London reads as follows: "Regarding Newfoundland fish for Russia: British Government relief being arranged by international Conference of Supreme Council, shortly being held in Paris, also by joint Red Cross organization at Geneva. Have approached the sources and will cable result as soon as possible. Have just returned from interview with Russian Soviet Representative, who states that through their commercial agency established here, they are open to purchase fifteen to thirty thousand tons of codfish if price suitable. Terms of payment would be same as those given to British Government. Namely, ten to twenty percent cash and remainder in notes of their British Agency, payable over from three to five years. Kindly ask Board of Trade what supplies available, also price delivered ex steamers "Murmansk" and "Archangel." and alternatively, price and quality C. I. F. Liverpool. Soviet delegation already in communication with Norway for purchasing supplies of fish. They expect favorable terms from Norway owing to the strained relationship now existing between that country and Spain."
September 1, 1921 Subscription Rate Increased We see in the St. John's papers, Telegram and Daily News have increased their subscriptions rates to $6.00 per year. This must be on account of having to import paper while Grand Falls was closed down, we think.
September 1, 1921 Customs Officials There were 3 Custom Officials on watch aboard the Prospero last trip. We wonder if they had any "puss in the corner."
September 1, 1921 Greenland ABOUT GREENLAND, Little Known Land of flowers, fruit and sunshine. More mistaken notions are held about Greenland, probably, than about any other country in the world. First of all, its size is misjudged. We generally see it on a map of the world drawn according to Mercator's projection, where sizes in the North are enormously exaggerated. The result is that we see Greenland as large as Africa, whereas it is only about a fifth of the United States. Africa has eleven and a half million square miles, and Greenland only about three quarters of a million. The only way to get any true idea of the size of Greenland, as compared with other countries, is to look at it on a globe. Then, most people have the idea that Greenland is nothing but a sheet of ice, with a few hundreds of half starved Eskimos constantly moving about to get food. The Southern part of the Greenland Coast is dotted all over with Churches and tiny towns. The two capitals, Godthaab and Godhaven, with many of the other settlements, have Churches with steeples, organs and oil paintings, as well as government offices, halls and shops or stores. The people buy and sell just as they do in other cities. There is at least one printing office and a newspaper printed in Eskimo. There are local parliaments, to which Eskimos as well as Danes are elected. Finally, in the summer months, the climate is delightful in Southern Greenland, which is just level with the Shetland IS. The people have gardens, where they grow broccoli, radishes, turnips, lettuce, spinach, leeks, parsley, potatoes, and carrots. Of radishes they get two crops each summer, and strawberries and cucumbers are grown and ripened regularly in frames. At Umanak is the most Northerly garden in the world. Willow and birch trees reach a height of ten feet, and grass and heather are abundant. Three hundred different kinds of plants grew wild, and in summer and autumn the coastal areas are one blaze of glorious color owing to the many wild flower. Delicious whortleberries are gathered in abundance in autumn. Warm winds blow during summer, and there is much bright sunshine so that at that season, many of the people go about almost naked. Mosquitoes and flies are a great plague.
September 1, 1921 Personals Mr. HARNETT arrived from a visit to Seldom by Clyde last week. Mr. HARNETT will be the High School teacher for the C. of E. Parish Hall this year, beginning duties next week. Lieut. Sidney RIDEOUT, son of Mr. George RIDEOUT, Back Hr., arrived last week from Hearts Delight, where he is working for the Salvation Army, and held service in the S. A. Barracks on Sunday last, and gave an able address. Mr. Solomon SAMSON, M. H. A. for this District, has been appointed a Justice of the Peace for the Colony. The Premier is on a visit to the United States and Canada. Mr. FRENCH will take the [can't see the words because paged doubled over on photocopy.] Superior as last past year. Miss M. B. STUCKLESS [can't see] department. His Lordship, Bishop WHITE was on board the Prospero going to St. John's. He has been down as far as White Bay, we presume, on confirmation work. Mr. Marmaduke H. FINDLATER of St. John's arrived this week to do business for the musical fraternity. Also Mr. Earle P. SMITH of the SMITH Bros. Piano and Music Co. of North-Sydney, N. S. Both are graduates of the Faust School of Tuning in Boston - formerly of New England Conservatory of Music - and will tune or repair any instrument, also sell goods in that line.
September 1, 1921 Two Sisters Drowned Greenspond, Aug 15 - "Two daughters of Edgar KING, of Pools Island, aged 10 and 17, went picking berries on Sunday evening. The younger fell over a cliff into the water. The other girl in attempting to save her sister, also fell into the water. Both were drowned but their bodies were later discovered" The forgoing is a message from Magistrate JANES to the Justice department.
September 1, 1921 Death The late Wm. MITCHARD had two sons, Messrs. George and Andrew abroad. Also two other daughters, Mrs. George RIDEOUT, Cape John, Gull Island, her name was Ellen, and another Mary, married in St. John's. His first wife was a daughter of the late Simon YOUNG, South Side and his second wife was a widow Mrs. RENDELL. There were no children by his last wife. The Sun extends sympathy to all the bereaved.
September 1, 1921 Advertisement LOST, On Wednesday night between the Rink Road and Jubilee corner, a Gold Brooch with owners name. Finder please return same to office.
September 3, 1921 Labrador Report Harrison, Smokey, Battle Hr., reports good fishing and Holten, Flat Islds, Domino, Vension Island, poor fishing. Makovick, Holten, Domino, and Battle Hr. reports good fishing and Smokey, Flat Islands, and Vension, poor. Schrs. between Holten and Iron Bound Islds have done well and are ready for home. Some crews have done well at Grady and Wolf Islds. At St. Anthony the fish struck in again on Friday and traps were put out again. GRANT at Blauc Sablon has 15 thousand fish landed and reports most Schooners have left for home well fished.
September 3, 1921 Fishing Reports Agnes McClashin arrived in from Banks with 2400 qtls, reports good fishing. Vessels arriving from Straits report abundance of fish. Following reached Greenspond: A. Hardy, 650 qtls; Ronald B, 1100; Kerald, 400; Passport, 400. Fishing reports for districts issued today are as follows: Ferryland 24,350 qtls; Placentia and St. Marys 29,250; Burin 50,200; Fortune Bay 58,800; Burgeo and La Poile 32,600; St. Georges 25,500; Twillingate 33,500; Fogo 20,250; Bonavista 24,300; Trinity 7,600; Bay de Verde 8,700; Carbonear 600; Habror Grace 830; Port de Grave 760; Harbor Main 79; Straits 20,500. These figures were compiled by Board of Trade from Reports sent in from various sections and are not official.
September 3, 1921 Death Death of Capt. FENN, late commander of H.M.S. Briton took place at Suffock, England Aug 9th.
September 3, 1921 Marriage The marriage of C.J. FOX M.H.A to Miss Mary CASHIN, daughter of Sir. M.P. CASHIN, took place this morning.
September 3, 1921 Heart's Delight Work in cement property at Hearts Delight may be started soon.
September 3, 1921 Communications from Mars? Two months ago Marconi picked up wireless waves of 150000 meters long which is believed to show efforts of Mars to communicate. Maximum wave length so far produced is 54000 meters.
September 3, 1921 Copper Deposit and Boneless Fish Western Star mentions strike of big Copper deposit on West coast, also cannery at St. George's which needs 5000 quintals fish this season to put up boneless codfish.
September 3, 1921 Personals (Part 1) Sir John Crosbie with his Physician, Dr. COWPERTHWAITE, left by express for Montreal yesterday, to consult a specialist. Mr. Robert MOORS arrived from Grand Falls and reports that 200 men are laid off. We presume this must mean the men on the drive not the regular machine men. Mr. Robert BOYDE and Mr. Robert FRENCH were in town this week on business from Tizzards Hr. Mrs. Augustus PURCHASE and child left for Boston by Clyde. Mrs. Geo. COOPER and 2 children left also for Boston by same boat. Miss Miriam BLACKMORE arrived by Prospero Friday from St. John's and will teach the lower division of C. of E. School. Rev. HUNT left for Morton's Hr. today. Mrs. Wm. ASHBOURNE and children left by Clyde today for their home in Toronto. Miss Bertha HULL left for Bay Roberts Saturday by Clyde, where she is engaged teaching.
September 3, 1921 Personals (Part 2) Miss A. J. YOUNG left for Crosbie, North Dakota. We understand she is to be married to Mr. Overton WOOLFREY of Lewisporte, now at Toronto, before proceeding to North Dakota. Mr. Harold BAIRD left again for Botwood by Clyde, Saturday. The firm of Wm. Ashbourne intended to have a special “cash and barter” sale on Tuesday and Wednesday, where they are offering a reduction. Mr. Chas PIPPY is here on a visit to friends and relatives at Crow Head. Mrs. Paul MOORS arrived from Deer Lake by Clyde, Friday. Miss Mamie ROBERTS leaves by the Clyde today for Sackville College. We wish her a successful career. Mrs. Joseph JENKINS arrived by Clyde last week. Magistrate COOK was on the Clyde for Fogo yesterday. Mr. Arthur YOUNG is progressing with his new dwelling on the South Side. Mr. Hubert YOUNG is working on the building.
September 3, 1921 Personals (Part 3) Mr. PERRY of Indian Islands arrived by Meigle last week, and is guest at Mrs. Matthew COOK. Miss Flossie FIELD, who spent the past month with Mr. and Mrs. John WHITE here, returned to her home by Prospero last week. Mrs. James PRESTON is suffering with a bad finger on the right hand. She expects she will have it amputated. Miss B. PRESTON will not leave this week for Montreal, as she will be needed to attend home duties. Mr. Sol SAMSON, M.H.A., went to Labrador on the Meigle last week, as Magistrate. We think it’s rather “early?” to send down a Magistrate, as the fishermen will be soon on the way home from the fishery there. Mr. Artnn? COLBOURNE was up to Lewisporte on Monday in his motorboat, carrying up Doctor MATTHEWS, who arrived by Sebastopol from St. Anthony. Mr. Benjamin ROBERTS had an offer from Minister JENNINGS to go to Battle Harbor to build an extension on the Marconi Station. He is arranging for another to take the job, and we hear Mr. Wm. PEYTON may go.
September 3, 1921 Shipping News Schooner Ariceen, Captain George WINSOR, sailed Monday for Halifax, NS., with a cargo of split herring, pickled salmon, lobsters, and bulk and cask codfish, from the firm of Wm. Ashbourne. Schooner Fannie W. Freeman, Captain BATSTONE, arrived here Thursday and landed freight to Wm. Ashbourne and others. Schooner Hettie Bess, Captain Chas PIPPY, touched in here on her way North. Schooner Exotic is taking produce from Hodge Bros for St. John’s. Schooner LaBerge left here Thursday for Fogo, to load fish for Europe, from Earle Sons & Co. Schooner Muriel M. Young arrived at Sydney this week, being only three days from St. John’s. Well done Captain Ben! Schooner Grace, Captain F. ROBERTS, arrived home Wednesday morning from the Northern trading venture for the firm of Wm. Ashbourne. Schooner Silver Cloud, with freight for Earle Sons & Co., and W. Ashbourne, yesterday. Mr. Joseph FIFIELD arrived home from the French Shore last week.
September 3, 1921 Death Mr. Eli SHARP of Crow Head, lost his youngest girl last week, when death again visited that family. She was living with Mr. Michael DOVE. Funeral was on Friday, Aug. 26th.
September 3, 1921 Note of Thanks The parents of little Lenister PELLY wish to thank the many kind friends who so kindly helped during the sad death of their dear little boy, who was drowned on Aug. 2nd. Also those who sent wreaths and flowers to adorn his coffin. The saviour walked in His garden, Viewing the blossoms there, and said "A flower is lacking, An empty space is here. A rare, sweet, tender blossom, We'll gather from earth's garden soon," And hastening, the Angel stopped here, And claimed our dear little boy. We could not say 'nay" to the message, For he was the Saviour's own. In tender love He had lent him, We could only return his love. For the Great Gardener needed, His little blossom above, and though our hearts are breaking, We know that "God is Love." We Know that He has only taken him, Just a little while ahead. The Saviour has gathered our blossom, He is alive - not dead. We will try not to grieve for our darling, For we know we'll meet him soon, That the Saviour in sorting His flowers, Has transplanted our dear little boy. Inserted by his sister, Mrs. [WATKIN or is it WALKER?]
September 3, 1921 Electrical Storm A severe electrical storm passed from West to East in this Bay on Tuesday morning at 2 am, and was felt at Back Harbor quite bad.
September 3, 1921 Annie COOPER [There is a lengthy address to Miss Annie COOPER, from her friends who gave her a surprise party to wish her a “prosperous future as you are soon leaving your native country to take up your abode in U.S.A., where you will reside in the near future. … You so nobly took your stand in the A.A.G.P.A., which was organized by the Arm girls during the great European War, which we feel very thankful of it being tonight to a successful issue. …. Please accept the accompanying gift as a token of our love and appreciation and also the little gift from you Sunday School teacher and scholars. Laura HORWOOD, Dorthy PENNELL, Minnie WATERMAN, Ida HICKS, Jessie VINEHAM, Kate HORWOOD, Lucy ROBERTS, Harry PELLEY, Walter PELLEY, John HORWOOD, Ernest JENKINS, James DALLEY." There is also a note of thanks to her friends, for giving her the surprise party and gifts, and signed by Annie COOPER. GW.]
September 3, 1921 THE TWILLINGATE SUN Published every Thursday for North and South of this Bay and on Saturday for Twillingate. Subscription rates: $1.20 a year in Nfld and Canada and in U.S.A. $1.50. Rates for advertising can be had by applying for rate card at Sun Office. Stewart ROBERTS, Editor & Proprietor.
September 3, 1921 Advertisement Clear up sale of Straw Hats and Crushers going at Half Price. Only a small lot so come early. HODGE Bros.
September 3, 1921 Vessels Cleared for the Fishery in 1921 The following vessels cleared from Twillingate for the fishery for 1921 were as follows: Name, Wm. Ashborurne, No of vessels 33, Tonnage, 1291, Crew 224. Geo. J. Carter - 3, 127, 22. Earle Sons & Co. - 3, 85, 18. Thomas French - 3, 67, 17. George Gillett - 3, 78, 20. Hodge Bros. - 6, 171, 35. Joseph Knight - 1, 21, 5. F.M. Osmond - 5, 115, 27. C.& E. Roberts - 3, 89, 17. Paul Small - 1, 23, 6. Union Trading Co. - 1, 19, 6. Joseph Young - 1, 49, 6. Total 1921, 63, 2135, 40. Total 1920, 57, 2131, 38.
September 7, 1921 Longshoremen Settle After considerable discussion the Longshoremen of St. John's agreed unanimously to accept a reduction in wages for labor. Mayor MORRIS placed all the points in question before the men, and after showing both sides of the matter and exhorting them not to be rash in their decisions, succeeded in leading the men to a final issue where they accepted 30 cts per hour. They, in the end, tendered a vote of thanks to the Mayor and showed their appreciation of his valuable appeal by having the deadlock lifted, thus paving the way for a settled future. The Employers fell in line too, and considered before hand the possibility of a settlement, if they reconsidered their first terms, which they evidently did.
September 7, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Ethel M. Bartlett arrived Monday with part cargo of coal to EARLE Sons & Co.
September 7, 1921 Typhoid Fever Quite recently a few cases of Typhoid Fever and Diphtheria have been located and we think if people were careful of how they use water and wells there would be less sickness in our midst. Constable TULK is kept at home; his servant girl having developed the Typhoid, and this gives the Magistrate overwork at present, but he is sparing nothing to quell the spread of the disease. We hope people will take notice of the posters that are circulated around, and save an increase in patients. The doctors have their hands full now without us causing further trouble in carelessly avoiding the rules laid down. Mr. Harold BAIRD has another child sick with Diphtheria. Mrs. M. B. MANUEL is in with Fever but doing well and Master James WELLS, son of Mr. Thomas WELLS, is also quarantined.
September 7, 1921 Advertisement Wanted: A capable girl to commence duties at once at general Shop and Office Work. Apply with references to: A. SANSOME, Seal Cove, Friday's Bay.
September 7, 1921 Personals Messrs. Albert and Ernest SWEETLAND arrived from Botwood by motorboat Sunday. The former will spend a week here, the latter returning the same evening. Mr. Gorden French arrived by Clyde last Friday and will resume his duties as teacher of Superior High School. Mr. & Mrs. FRENCH arrived last week from U.S.A. and is guest of Mrs. FOX, Back Hr. Messrs. Geo. PAYNE, Thomas ROBERTS and Robert GRENVILLE, who are working on the Schr. Harriet at Fogo, were here last week for a few days. Mr. Joseph KNIGHT was in town from Mortons Hr. this week. Mr. Frank LOCKYER was also here this week on business.
September 7, 1921 Birth To Mr. & Mrs. Brett HODDER South Side on August 30th a son.
September 7, 1921 Death The death occurred on Saturday last at Bishop's Falls of Mr. Frank FREEMAN, a well known resident of this place, at the age of 68 years. The startling news was received by his sister, Mrs. L. LUNNEN, on Monday morning. Mr. FREEMAN went to Bishop's Falls about three weeks ago to assist in the building of a Church. Death was due to heart failure as, half an hour previous, he was apparently in the best of health. His body was brought here by motorboat on Monday accompanied by his son, Alan, and interment took place the same afternoon in St. Peter's Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, one sister, two sons, Alan of Bishop's Falls, and John of New York, and three daughters, Mrs. Harry PEYTON of Grand Falls, Mrs., Dorman MILES of Bishop's Falls, and Mrs. COOMBES of Round Harbor, besides a number of grandchildren. The other brothers, Philip and William, having pre-deceased him. Mr. FREEMAN was well aquatinted with this place and all knew him as a dear friend, with a feeling for everyone, being humble and of good qualities. The Sun with the breaved, morns the loss of such a one.
September 14, 1921 Personals Mrs. TEMPLETON left by Prospero Friday last for Hermitage via St. John's, where she intends spending the winter with her son, Rev. Gordon TEMPLETON, at the Anglican parsonage. Mrs. Frank LOVERIDGE and Mrs. Joseph JENKINS, with their children, left by Clyde Saturday for Grand Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Chesley MINTY and child and Mr. Albert MINTY, left for Boston by Clyde same date. Mr. John ROBERTS, of Change Islands, arrived by motor Saturday with Mrs. W.H. ROBERTS, wife of Capt. Will of S.S. Sasu. She has been to Change Island on a visit. Mr. Edgar TAYLOR came as engineer and he says all the schooners down there are loaded. Mr. Sandy SIMMS, who was at Fogo, arrived Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick FRENCH, Morton's Hr., received a message recently to the effect that their son, Allan, was to be married on Sept. 3rd, at Westmoreland Church at Toronto to Miss Winnie BRETT, who has been working in the employ of T. EATON. Master Freeman DOVE, son of Mr. Frank DOVE (formally of this place), arrived by Prospero on a visit to his relatives. He is returning to his home, Springdale, by same boat this week.
September 14, 1921 Death Mrs. HYDE died at Fogo Sunday after a short illness of nervous prostration. Mrs. HYDE was the wife of Mr. HYDE, manager of the Nfld Labrador Export Co., the premises once occupied by Mr. J.W. HODGE.
September 14, 1921 Business at Botwood Business is alive at Botwood to a certain degree. The S.S. Cranley left last week for England with about 6000 tons paper and pulp.
September 14, 1921 Birch Firewood & Coal Quite a few cargoes by schooner of birch billets are entering St.. John's. This should help the woodsmen in the outports, and enliven home industry. The price of coal is at present $16.50 per ton ex ship and, according to information received, the coal at Sydney has advanced and then the sales tax has to be met. We thought that the sales tax did apply to dutiable goods only, knowing that coal was duty free.
September 14, 1921 Birth On Sept 5, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar SWEETLAND at Botwood.
September 14, 1921 RICKETTS VC. His Lordship, Bishop WHITE, while at Seal Cove White Bay, unveiled and dedicated the tablet in the Anglican Church there in commemoration of the gallantry of Rickets V.C.
September 14, 1921 Death Mr. and Mrs. Jose ELLIOTT lost a child last week. Funeral was on Saturday.
September 14, 1921 General Hospital The Board of Governors of the St. John's General Hospital beg to announce for the information of the general public that final arrangements have been made for the collection of fees to be paid by all persons who occupy beds or undergo treatment at the General Hospital. The scale of fees was advertised in December last as coming into effect on January 1st, 1921 but unforeseen circumstances prevented this from being carried out. The following regulations in accord with " An Act respecting the General Hospital" will be strictly enforced. Under An Act respecting the General Hospital (6 George V., Cap, XIX) and with the approval of the Governor in Council, the Board of Governors of the St. John's General Hospital hereby give notice that they have fixed and prescribed the following scale of fees to be levied from and paid by all persons who occupy beds or undergo treatment at the Hospital. The scale is to come into operation on the 1st day of October, 1921. Every person receiving treatment in the General Hospital shall, after the 30th day of September 1921, pay fees according to the following scale: - Persons admitted to the public wards $1.00 a day. Persons occupying private rooms $10.00 per week in addition to the daily fee of $1.00. Every applicant for admission to the Hospital must bring with him, or forward to the Superintendent of the Hospital, certificate signed by a duly registered physician, that such applicant is a proper subject for Hospital treatment. Under the provisions of the General Hospital Act, 1915, all patients who are unable to pay fees shall be required to bring with them a Certificate of their inability to pay, which shall be signed by the resident Relieving Officer; or where there is no such officer, by a Justice of the Peace, a Clergyman or other responsible persons. The fees of such patients, thereupon become payable by the Commissioner of Public Charity, by virtue of the said Act. By order of the Board. GEORGE SHEA, Chairman, W.H. RENNIE, Secretary.
September 17, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Winnifred Lee, Capt. FOLLETT, arrived Saturday from Change Islands to load codfish for market. The Russell Lake, Capt. PAUL, arrived Saturday from Fortune Bay for orders, enroute to Labrador, to load fish for market. Schr. Ophir, Capt. Willis HULL, arrived Saturday at noon from the fishery with a good trip, hailing for 400 barrels. Schr York, Capt. Geo. SHEA, arrived Sunday with 250 barrels. Schr. Stanley Smith, Capt. Isaac GREENHAM, arrived from Belle Isle with 750 barrels. Schr. Muriel M. Young, Capt. B. YOUNG, arrived coal laden to Hodge Bros. on Saturday last after a quick run. She brought 200 tons. The Tritonia, Capt. G. SAUNDERS, left Fogo with fish to discharge aboard the steamer, due on Sept. 15th to Earle Sons & Co., with salt. She will bring back sat to Tw'gate. The Schr, Helen P., Capt. Saul WHITE, sailed for St. John's lumber laden on Monday. The Latona, a motor yacht purchased by Capt. Edward ROBERTS, arrived Wednesday night from St. John's . She is an able looking sailing vessel and is 65 tons, was once used by a millionaire for racing purposes. She is equipped with a 60 h.p. Sterling engine, has splendid accommodation and has brass metal furnishing above and below deck. Her last owner was Mr. R. MOULTON of Burgeo who used her for trading purposes. Motorboat Morton touched in here on way North, Thursday. Schr. Mayflower, Capt. John H. HULL, arrived Thursday with 620. Schr Elmo Gorden, Capt. John GILLARD, 400; Meltta, Capt. Albert OAKE, 600; Eda, Capt. Joseph WHITE, 320; Gozzard, Capt. Steve LAMBERT, 300; Winnie, Capt. Titus LOCKE, 260; Togo, Capt. Isaac GILLARD, 400; Allah Akbar, Capt. Elias WHITE, 380. Schr. Union Jack, Capt. LAHEY, arrived last evening on the way to Little Bay Islands.
September 17, 1921 Personals Mr. ELLIS is here from St. John's in connection with fish buying. He has been at Change Islands this week. Mr. JEFFERS arrived last week awaiting a vessel to load codfish for market. Mr. R.S. ROBERTS of Loon Bay arrived in town this week. Mr. Wm. SIMMS of Fogo is here culling fish of Hodge Bros. Dr. DALAKAR from New York is here staying with Capt. Lewis PURCHASE. He operated on Mr. PURCHASE a few years ago, amputating his finger. He left by Meigle for St. Anthony. Mrs. James PRESTON left by Meigle for St. Anthony Friday, where she will have an operation on her finger. Mrs. Willis BRIDGER left also by the same boat for St. Anthony, to undergo an operation for an internal trouble. Mr.. Stanley NEWMAN went to St. Anthony by same boat. Mr. Almon BOYDE, Mr. Austin OSMOND and Mr. Harry ASHBOURNE leave soon for Chatham College, Ontario for the coming year. Mrs. Peter GRIMES and daughter left here by Prospero last week.
September 17, 1921 Mr. Francis COLBOURNE Mr. Francis COLBOURNE, referred to in Mr. TEMPLE's letter, is the eldest son of Mr. Alfred COLBOURNE, who was once Capt. of Tilt Cove mine. Mr. Francis COLBOURNE worked at the Sun office during the career of Mr. Jabez THOMPSON.
September 17, 1921 Court News A case in court last week, was heard by the Magistrate in reference to a horse once owned by the late Mr. Henry HAMLYN, who hired the animal to Mr. John DOVE. The case was postponed till further notice.
September 17, 1921 Fire at Halifax Fire and explosions at Halifax occurred last week and the Imperial Oil Co.'s plant was burnt and their lost is estimated at one million dollars. Flames were visible thirty miles off Halifax and many feared a repetition of the disaster of 1917. All danger was passed when the officials reported that the fire was under control.
September 17, 1921 Badger Road So far, 900 of the men working on the Badger Road have been discharged and before long, all the men still at work will be laid off. This is to be done preparatory to the completion of the road being put under contract, Minister of Public Works JENNINGS told the Telegram today. Deputy Minister HARRIS was now at Badger making arrangements in this connection. The Deer Lake Road, he said, would also be put under contract shortly. Asked concerning the cost of the road, Mr. JENNINGS said that $500,000 had been placed at his disposal to cover the expenditure on the Badger and Deer Lake Roads, and moreover, amounts had to be paid from this allocation to districts which claimed they had no men working on these roads. As a consequence, another $150,000 was required and arrangements of obtaining this amount had already been made. He expected that by Monday the work of completing the Badger road would start under contract, and he further anticipated that it would take about a month to finish the work. Mr. JENNINGS did not think that any repairs would be necessary to the road for at least ten years. In any case, he thought that the A.N.D. CO would keep that part adjoining the railway and Badger, in repair. He also said that the road was quite a useful one. It would serve as a connecting link with the railway for at least half of Twillingate District, and also for St. Barbe from La Scie to White Bay. Along it were to be found seven miles of excellent agricultural land, on nearly all of which, locations have already been made. During the time in which navigation would be closed, it would be the only source of getting freight for all the North side of Twillingate to East St. Barbe from St. John's. - Telegram.
September 17, 1921 History of The Sun (Part 1) In the spring of 1879 or 1880, I was in St. John's with a load of pile sticks, which Mr. John SKINNER (Capt. of the schooner Ransom) had cut the preceding winter. When unloaded, we went down to Walter Greave and Son's wharf to take in some freight, to bring down to Twillingate for Mr. RUSSELL, who was about to start business at RANDALL's premises, which was occupied later on, by TEMPLETON and ASHBOURNE. While we were taking in the freight, Mr. THOMPSON, a young man, came down on the wharf to find out about the schooner, I suppose with the intention of trying to get some freight down to Trinity. In conversation with him I found out that he wished to speak to Mr. SKINNER, who being ill and unable to give the interview, asked me to take his place. Mr. THOMPSON, a young man just starting out in life, thought he would take a press to Trinity to start a weekly paper, but in ascertaining that Mr. SKINNER was from Twillingate, he became interested in our little town and district. He wished to know if it were possible for him to get 200 or 250 subscribers for the first year.
September 17, 1921 History of The Sun (Part 2) I assured him that it would be easy for him to get that number of subscribers, as there were about 2500 people on the two Islands, not including Fogo and Green Bay district. We had quite a long conversation and he finally came to the conclusion that if we would wait three days, he might consider coming to Twillingate. He was to give us his decision the next morning, in the mean time, I was to have a conversation with Mr. SKINNER, to see if he would wait the necessary time, for Mr. THOMPSON to get the press which he intended purchasing. Mr. SKINNER was only too glad to wait the three days because of the wonderful benefit it would be to Twillingate district. The next morning, Mr. THOMPSON, true to his word, came down and decided there and then, that he would start his first paper in Twillingate, calling it 'The Twillingate Sun'. We came down to Twillingate and landed the press at Mr. THOMPSON's request in front of Joseph MUNDON's place, which was located between Mr. MOORS's and Mr. FIFIELD's. On the premises was a small store which Mr. THOMPSON rented and erected the first sign, 'Twillingate Sun Office'. The above matter was very kindly supplied by Mr. George PHILLIPS who was second hand with Mr. John SKINNER in 1880. Our next issue we intend continuing the history of the Sun.
September 17, 1921 Football Two very interesting games of football were played on Thursday of this week. The first game was played between the two teams of the Club - The Reds and the Blues resulting in a victory for the reds, the score being 1 to 0. This makes five matches for the Club to date, three of cricket and two of football. The score at present is, Reds 2 games, Blues 2 games while one was a draw. The second match was played between the married men and the Club already mentioned. No goal was seconded in this game. Considering that the married men have had no practice, they put up a splendid defense, and the singles found themselves hardly pressed several times. Our esteemed Editor of the Sun kept the goal for his side, and showed that he has lost none of his alertness of former years, when he played for the North Side team. We were pleased to see our former Magistrate, Mr. SCOTT, acting the role of Referee, which duty he discharged with his customary impartiality, showing favor to neither side. Quite a few spectators witnessed the games, and judging from the shouts and applause, enjoyed the games thoroughly. ONE OF THE BUNCH.
September 17, 1921 War Medals War medals have arrived for distribution to those who served in the war, and will be distributed by Militia Department and Navy authorities here.
September 17, 1921 Public Notice A flashing, red acetylene gas light, giving 12 flashes per minute, is now installed on Sleepy Point, La Scie. A flashing, white acetylene gas light, giving 12 flashes per minute, is now installed at Puffin Island, near Flat Island, Bonavista Bay.
September 17, 1921 Advertisement If you can't see this, see us. For proper test hold 24 in. from the eye. Test each eye separately. Terms moderate. Dr. WOOD.
September 17, 1921 Garden Theft Mrs. Daniel Young thought upon a plan, which worked out well, in order to save her vegetable from thieves last week. She lay awaiting the intruders just in time to catch them red handed, plucking up turnips. They were summoned before the Magistrate and appeared. The one caught was fined $10 and cost.
September 17, 1921 Death Death again visited us and took an elderly personage, Mr. George RIDOUT. He has been unable for quite a time to attend his duties at the fishery. and after a few days illness, passed off the stage. He leaves several sons and daughters towards whom the Sun extends sympathy.
September 17, 1921 Marriage While your scribe was busily making up forms in the 14th flat of the Book Rooms, or Ryerson Press, as its proper name is, a call was passed along for him to attend in the office where visitors were waiting to see him. Suspecting some old friends, who had often seen him with ink-stained hands, he stayed not to wash, but hurried off. To his delight, the visitors to greet him were Mr. and Mrs. Overton WOOLFREY, who had just returned from their honeymoon at Niagara Falls, and Mr. WOOLFREY's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley WOOLFREY, who are residents of this town. Mrs. Overton WOOLFREY will be better known to your readers as Miss Annie Jane YOUNG. Naturally, I wanted to know all about them and, the instinct of writing for the Sun being still strong, I obtained by gentle questioning an account of their wedding which, as far as my memory serves me, was in this wise. The happy couple, whose home will be at Crosby, N. Dakota, where the groom is a cashier in the 1st National Bank, were married on Saturday last ( I really haven't got a calendar handy, Mr. Editor. but I think it was about the 4th) at [can't read] Methodist Church. The bride wore white crepe-de-chine, with wreaths of orange blossoms and veil, and carried a bouquet of ferns and roses. She was attended by Mrs. Wesley WOOLFREY, while the groom was supported by Mr. Wesley WOOLFREY. They were leaving the next day, that was Thursday I saw them, for their home, by the Lake Steamer. Your many readers, and those many friends of Mrs. WOOLFREY, and attendants at the S.S. Methodist Church especially, will wish both her and her husband the very best of health, wealth and happiness. When I tell you that Mrs. WOOLFREY was the first Twillingater I have so far set eyes on, you can imagine how delighted I was.
September 17, 1921 Notes From Beaumont North Editor Twillingate Sun, Dear Sir: In renewing my subscription to the Sun under the new management, I beg with your permission to make a few notes, if you can find space for them. To begin with, the cod fishery around here has been a good one, and those of our men who were away to the Grey Island and elsewhere, are returning home with good catches; the only unfortunate part is, the price is so small that there will be a very small balance due the men who catches the fish, after the summer's outfit are paid for. This little place, you will notice, was blessed with a new name about a year ago, but getting a new name doesn't always mean an improvement, and I fancy it's so in our case. Seemingly some of the authorities in St. John's wasn't aware that we had a new name up to last spring as, when they made the new schedule for the Clyde, Wards Hr. was on her list of port of call. Of course, this place was the old port of call for the Clyde years ago when she was doing the work of the whole bay (as this year) but, when the S.S. Home came on, doing the work of the North side of the bay only, Cutwell Hr. was substituted for Wards Hr., as it was considered a better place, sheltered, and water of sufficient depth to build a wharf, but up to the present there is not much hope of having a wharf suitable for the steamer to call. We receive and ship quite as much freight as they do lots of other places, where they have public wharves and sheds and some men to look after the same. One can do business in these places with some satisfaction, but here, view it how you like, it's very unsatisfactory even with the steamer calling down around to Cutwell, (Beaumont) one thing can be said of Capt. KNEE and his gallant crew, that they are doing their best to make the service of the Clyde as satisfactory as possible. The writer is of the opinion that the best Bay Service ever given us, was the weekly trip made by Capt. KNEE in the Clyde. Capt. KNEE certainly has a record for making trips around this Bay in all sorts of weather, that will be hard for his successor to beat. May Capt. KNEE long be spared to pilot the Clyde around our shores. Hoping the Sun will continue to shine under the new management. I am, yours truly, D.J. ROUSELL, Ward's Harbor, or Beaumont North.
September 17, 1921 Death The cloud of gloom has again rolled down upon us and under its dark atmosphere brings the tale of the death of our esteemed Postmaster, Mr. John WHITE, whose ending was such a sudden blow to family, relations and friends. Mr. WHITE seems to have been attending to his garden at dark on Saturday night, and in the breeze, over exerted himself to some degree, as upon entering his house, he complained of pains, and lay down. The Doctor was called and, shortly after, he passed away. He was 66 years of age. He leaves a wife, three daughters, and three sons, and some grand children. The sons are Arthur, Frederick and Edward, who at present, are in Canada. The three daughters are Mary, and Beatrice, who are at home, and Nellie, who is working in St. John's. Mr. WHITE was a brother in the Orange and Fisherman Societies and a member of the C. of England. He has been Postmaster here for the past nineteen years, and before beginning duties here, as Mail Clerk on the S.S. Clyde for a period. He worked formerly on the premises of the late J. B. TOBIN. He was a hard and faithful worker and loved to attend to the wants and wishes of his household, and was not mean in his donations for charitable purposes as well as towards other causes generally. His ability as Postmaster we believe, will not be surpassed by anyone around the Island of Twillingate, and we might term 'he died at his post'. The funeral was on Tuesday, the societies attending, Rev. HUNT officiating. The Sun, with the public, extends its sincere sympathy to all the bereaved.
September 22, 1921 Gardens Raided It's a scandal when one looks out in the morning and sees a hole in the ground, and leaves and peeling scattered around, after some mischievous person has plucked out a large turnip, or some other needed vegetable out of the garden. How ones mind can be trained or warped, we cannot explain, when they cold blooded rip off valuable produce, which hard work and patience has helped to make beautiful, as well as supply the needs of the householder or farmer in this place. It must be for mischief, as very often the thieves are the children of some well known gardener, and everybody around here has a garden of some kind, however most everybody is cultivating land for domestic uses. Fun and enjoyment there must be amongst us, but when the profits of hard work and mental labor are brought low by people who know better, it's time to call a halt and the persons caught to be severely punishes as was done last week. It's hard to scrape through these trying times, without fun being turned to violence and disgrace. We hope our boys will show a better example of themselves in future.
September 22, 1921 Grand Falls - Botwood Road The long expected is happening and between Grand Falls and Botwood, a road has been under way since the 15th of August. They began with 28 men, and now there are 80 men employed, and they have covered a mile so far, the road being twenty two feet from ditch to ditch. This construction is under the management of Messrs. Goodyear and Sons; Mr. Kenneth and Roland both have a good reputation for the discharge of the duties they have undertaken. The soil used is good hard clay and will "bake well" and they have twenty miles to cover, and may only get to Bishop's Falls this season, and hope to get to Botwood by the middle of next summer. This highway to Botwood will mean considerable passenger and freight traffic to and fro from town to town, and as the A.N.D. CO's trains are solely for the transport of paper and pulp, coal and timber, they have been carrying passengers just to oblige more then to make money. The cost of the New Road in the first mile was about $4,000, while a mile, we hear, on the Badger Road, cost twenty three thousand dollars to the Government. Considerable blasting too, had to be done on the A.N.D. CO's line. This road will open up the country along the way, and should be the means of encouraging farmers to till the ground, in quest of a business in agriculture.
September 22, 1921 Labrador Report The S.S. Sebastapol Capt, BARTETT, arrived Wednesday and reported fine weather on the Northern Labrador, and only 5 schooners have left that section, when the S.S. Senet came up this trip. The average per schooner was then 400 qtls.
September 22, 1921 Mr. DAWE Mr. DAWE arrived from Herring Neck by Clyde, Saturday night, just in time to see the last of our late Postmaster. He boarded there during his term, when teaching at the Parish Hall last year.
October 1, 1921 Doctor FACEY's Lecture Dr. N.S. FACEY gave a lecture, illustrated by magic lantern pictures, on Sunday Night at 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall. After a hymn and prayer the Rev. Mr. HUNT introduced the Doctor, who began with the history of the Church of England from the time when Bishop INGLIS of Nova Scotia had charge of the Church in Newfoundland about 150 years ago - then touching on the first Bishop of Newfoundland - down to the first Newfoundland Bishop, the present Bishop WHITE. Then he began with the history of Queen's College, the cause of which he was interested in, as he has been Principal for two years, and has in no small way, brought life back to the College with the co-operation and the sympathy of the members of the Church and friends as well. He gave a varied account of the work and interest the different Bishops of this Diocese had taken in it, and their valuable services rendered to the College for its up-keep and the training of men for the Ministry. A collection was taken in the interest of the College. After the Chairman and Magistrate MIFFLEN had made a few remarks, Mr. Jas. ANSTEY moved that a vote of thanks be given the Doctor for his edifying talk, and for the moral and spiritual good of the audience. The vote of thanks was supported by Mr. Lewis CLARKE, the congregation unanimously united by standing. Dr. FACEY left for other fields in quest of help in funds towards the maintenance of the college, after giving the Congregation of St. Andrew's a chance to see the pictures and hear the story.
October 1, 1921 Personals (Part 1) Mr. K.K. SHORT arrived last week from Beaumont North, by schooner, with fish to Hodge Bros. Mr. Robert LAMBERT is erecting a house on the old LINFIELD site on South Side. Mrs. C.C. POND left for St. John's a while ago on the Prospero, for a stay in the city. Rev. Reginald WHITE left by Clyde last week for Sackville. Mr. Chas SIMMS was here last week on way to Exploits. He is traveling in the interest of the Union Trading Co. Miss Gertie BRIDGER, who has been nursing at the St. Anthony Hospital, returned home by Prospero last week. She goes thither by same host to resume her duties. Mr. and Mrs. Gorden ROBERTS and child arrived last week by Prospero from Springdale. Rev. G.L. MERCER was here last week and preached in the Methodist Churches on Sunday. Miss Winnie HARRIS, daughter of Rev. Wm. HARRIS, has gone to China and will be engaged in Missionary work with Dr. SOPER. Rev. HARRIS was at one time stationed in Twillingate. Mrs. Florence GRANT, sister of Mr.. HUNT, arrived by Prospero last week. She is staying at the C. E. Parsonage. Mrs. W.H. ROBERTS left for St. John's by Prospero.
October 1, 1921 Personals (Part 2) Mr. Chas WHITE was to Exploits this week on business. Mr. PETERS of St. John's came back with him by motor. Mr. Fred HOUSE and Mr. Reg. WHITE have finished their work entering the Census and we hope to give an account 'ere long. Mr. James ROBERTS and his brother Mr. Dugald ROBERTS are here from Fortune Hr. Mr. Alfred WELLS arrived this week by Prospero from Little Bay where he has been visiting Magistrate WELLS. He came from Cleveland, Ohio, where he has been living for quite a few years. He is a brother of Mr. Thos. WELLS, North Side. Mr. Arthur MANUEL arrived by motorboat Wednesday night from St. John's. Master Willie PEYTON came with him after having an operation for the removal of adenoids from the throat, at the Hospital in St. John's. Miss Kathleen LUNNEN left by Prospero yesterday for St. John's enroute to Poughkeepsie, New York. She is going with her sister, Miss Meda LUNNEN, who is working there. Mrs. HARNETT went to Grand Falls this week to visit friends and relations. Mr. O. HODDER and party arrived from Northern Harbor Thursday where they had been berry picking. Mr. Kenneth and Edward MANUEL were in town this week. Miss Georgie STIRLING took part in some singing at the North Side Meth. Church on Friday night, Sept 6th.
October 1, 1921 Personals (Part 3) Mr. Thos. MUDFORD left here last week for St. John's to join the Herbert Warren. She left for market Sept 17th. Mrs. Louie ROBERTS and Mr. Don COOK left by Clyde for Bay of Islands to-day. Miss Nellie WHITE arrived on Clyde last evening. Mr. Thos. HELLIER of Campbellton arrived by Prospero from the Treaty Shore where he has been engaged fishing. He says they did fairly well. Misses Dulcie and Irene HARBIN left by Clyde enroute to Montreal to continue hospital work. Magistrate MIFFLIN who has been to Fortune Hr. and Exploits on judicial work, arrived by Prospero. Mr. & Mrs. W.T. HODDER and daughter, left by Clyde last week for their home in U.S.A. Miss PROCTOR arrived by Sabastapol Wednesday from St. Anthony where she has been nursing. She leaves again for Boston by Clyde. Miss Janet MOORS leaves by the Clyde for Boston. Mrs. HODGE leaves for Toronto today by same boat. Mr. C.L. HODGE accompanies her on the way and returns again. Mrs. LOCKWOOD and her sister Miss Ivy GRIMES, are leaving by Clyde enroute to Toronto. Dr. ANDREWS arrived by Meigle from St. Anthony where he has been attending to optical work. He leaves enroute to U.S.A. Mr. Allan YOUNG and Mr. Allan PARSONS arrived last week in a [can't read] from the Treaty Shore hailing for 80 brls fish. Mr. Titus PERRY is home from the fishery also, to Samson Isld. with 200 brls.
October 1, 1921 Agriculture and The Dog Problem Amongst the many producers of vegetables, hay, and oats, this season is Mr. Obadiah HODDER of Sleepy Cove, who can show may varieties. With care and attention, beside much labor, Mr. HODDER will gather a good harvest. People seem generally to be troubled with dogs, which prowl around and do such damage that the growth is handicapped and profits lost to some degree. Dogs, some people cannot do without. Cannot all the dogs be so trained that they will go home at nights and enter their houses to be locked in? Some people are training and have trained them, but while others let them loose, damage will be the outcome, and perhaps owners will have to pay for an unnecessary loss as a consequence.
October 1, 1921 Shipping News Schr Muriel M. Young, sailed for St. John's on Wednesday with about 100 casks fish and 46 casks cod oil from Hodge Bros., and Herring oil, shooks, and tanks, from others here. She proceeds to Sydney for coal for Hodge Bros. Schr Vernie May touched in here on Monday with freight to C.J. CARTER. Schr Lucy C.Capt., Mark LUTHER, arrived last week with 200 qtls fish from Crouse. Schr Utawana arrived from a trading trip North - Mr. Lewis ANSTEY and Mr. Geo. YOUNG went Clerks. Capt. HANSEN arrived from Fogo this week. He is loading fish in his vessel at Earle Sons & Co, Fogo, for market. Schr Winnifred Lee, Capt. FOLLETT, sailed for European market on Thursday, with fish from Wm. ASHBOURNE. Schr. Invincible, Capt. Jas. LUSCOMBE; Schr. Lily Amelia, Capt. Bennett OXFORD; and Schr Dulcie M, Capt. Wm. PIPPY, all arrived on Tuesday with 230,150 and 400 qtls respectively. Three mast Schr Ria, Capt. WELSH, arrived yesterday from Burin to take fish from the firm of C.&E. Roberts. Mr. D.J. ROUSELL arrived in an auxiliary Schr. belonging to Mr. Heath of Cutwell Arm, with fish to Hodge Bros. on Thursday. Mr. Clarence FACEY is sailing in the vessel Winnifred Lee for foreign market. Rosalind takes full outward cargo of fish, and Digby for Liverpool, could not take all fish cargo offering yesterday. Schr. Silver Cloud, arrived with freight for W. Ashbourner Esq. Schr. Exotic arrived from South this week.
October 1, 1921 Advertisement 1- 6 H.P. United Stationary Engine, milch cows and heifer calves. For prices and particulars, apply to Edgar SMALL, Summerford.
October 1, 1921 Advertisement FOR SALE: 1- milch cow, storm windows, tools, also some household articles. (Inspection of above may be made at any time at the Church of England Parsonage) E HUNT
October 1, 1921 Advertisement FOR SALE: Motorboat, 20 ft long, with 2 1/2 H.P. American Engine. Also household furniture consisting of bureaus, beds, tables, pictures, etc. Apply to George LACEY, Back Harbor.
October 1, 1921 Halifax Schooner Races Boston schooner, Mayflower has been ruled out of schooner races off Halifax on the ground that she is not a bonafide fishing craft.
October 1, 1921 Normal School The Normal School opens in Synod building, St. John's, on Monday. Besides the principal Mr. S.P. WHITEWAY, lecturers will be Mrs. Stirling FRASER late principal of Bishop's Spencer College, on literature; Charles HUTTON in music; James MURDOCK on drawing and J.J. O'GRADY on physical culture.
October 1, 1921 Agnes P. Duff Schooner Agnes P. Duff was driven to sea from Barbados during storm. She had almost completed loading and is probably on her way here.
October 1, 1921 Death Michael MCDONALD, of Norris Arm, died on board train while returning from Deer Lake road yesterday.
October 1, 1921 SHACKELTON Expedition Shackleton has sailed to explore uncharted sections of South Atlantic, Pacific and Antarctic.
October 1, 1921 Poverty in Nova Scotia In asking for extension of lobster season along Nova Scotia coast on measure of relief. The story is that poverty is heartbreaking along the shore, sickness prevalent, and children die like flies. Fuel is expensive and outlook hopeless.
October 1, 1921 Ronald D. The Schr, Ronald D, which was caught in the storm of Saturday and badly damaged, was luckily picked up by S.S. Susu and towed into Greenspond. The Ronald D. had her canvas carried away and was drifting to sea when sighted by the Susu. The latter had great difficulty in making the schooner fast but by skillful seamanship on the part of Capt. ROBERTS, the feat was accomplished. Capt. SMITH and crew had a narrow escape as their schooner was unmanageable and, for the timely assistance rendered, they are very grateful.
October 1, 1921 Member of Education Board The Governor in council has been pleased to appoint Mr. Oliver WARR to be a member of the Meth Board of Education, in place of Mr. Edgar WARR. Gazette.
October 1, 1921 Death The late Mr. George RIDOUT, of Lower Head, (of whom we made comment last week) was 82 years of age. He had two wives; the first was Mary Ann, daughter of the late Robert DOVE, Crow Head. The second was Prudence, daughter of the late Solomon SHARP. He had one sister, Mrs. Ann DOVE, also one step brother, Mr. John DOVE, now at Lower Head. He has several sons, they are: Reuben at Pilleys Island, Zachariah at Indian Cove, F.P., Philip at Montreal, and Augustus at home. The daughters are: Sarah married at Pilleys Isld., Mrs. John PIPPY, Mrs. Job HAMLYN, and Mrs. Albert SHARP, of Crow Hd. He had a number of grand children and a few great grand children. Mr. RIDOUT lived the most of this life at Lower Head, being an industrious fisherman and farmer.
October 1, 1921 Death The late Postmaster White, we are informed, died of heart trouble. He has been ailing with that disease for two years past. We omitted to say in the article in another column that he was Poor Commissioner, attending to quite a jurisdiction around the vicinity of Twillingate.
October 1, 1921 Death Warren LOCKYER and John HOWLETT were drowned by upsetting a dory off Wood Island, Placentia Bay.
October 1, 1921 Death James YOUNG, tidewaiter, of St. Jacques, was drowned by falling overboard as a result of paralytic stroke.
October 1, 1921 Amature Athletic Association Representatives of Nfld Amateur Athletic Association, who went to take part in Halifax sports, did good work. Bell won the five-mile race in 25 minutes 51 seconds, being Halifax winner of past two years. Other results were: 100 yard: SMITH from Halifax won first place, PHELAN from St. John's won second; time 10 and two-fifths seconds; 220 yards: S.J. SMITH won first, PHELAN won second; times 23 one-fifth seconds; 440 yards: HOLMES won first, PHELAN won second, BUTLER won third; time 54 seconds; One mile: LAPIREN from Halifax won first, SKIRVING from St. John's won second; time four forty six. Nfld men were BELL, SKIRVING, PHELAN, BUTLER. BELL remains for big 10-mile race on Oct. 15th.
October 1, 1921 First Subscribtion to the Sun Mr. Thomas FRENCH of Tizzards Harbor was the first one to give his name as a subscriber to the Sun. We intend giving the rest of the history when we can gain further details.
October 1, 1921 Death DIED: On Sept 21, Walter, son of Edward and Christine WHITE, aged 2 months, 10 days. Born at Lewiston, Maine, U.S.A. When we see a precious blossom, That we have tendered with such care, Rudely taken from our bosom, That our aching hearts despair. Round its little grave we linger, Till the setting sun is low, Feeling all our hopes have perished, With the flower we cherished so.
October 1, 1921 Note of Thanks Mrs. John WHITE and family wish to express their sincere thanks to all kind friends who in any way assisted and comforted them in their sad bereavement, including all those who sent letters and messages of sympathy. Also those who sent wreaths and flowers to adorn the casket of their dear one.
October 1, 1921 Note of Thanks Mrs. Francis FREEMAN and family wish to thank the kind friends of Twillingate for messages and letters of sympathy received during their sad bereavement. Also those who so kindly assisted at the burial.
October 1, 1921 Note of Thanks Mr. Chas WHITE, wreck commissioner, has finished his work on the Schr. Luetta and disposed of all the freight secured from the wreck. Mr. WHITE highly commended the men of Herring Neck for their pluck and endurance in helping in every particular to save goods from being lost and, although it was rough and cold, there were men who stayed for hours, waist high in the water, handling cargo.
October 8, 1921 The Disasterous Regulations (Part 1) Letter from West Cost Merchant. Editor Daily News. Dear Sir - It is amusing, or I should say disgusting, to read in the Advocate such nonsense as regards the good COAKER and his Advisory Board did by enforcing fish regulations last year. The general public will know no such a regulation was ever passed so disastrous to the Colony as it was, and it was too dangerous an experiment where the whole Colony was interested. I can admire a man who experiments with his own money, but to take millions of dollars of other people's money and experiment on it, is altogether wrong, and it should never have been permitted, except the Government guaranteed to make it good in the event of such measure failing to do what was expected by COAKER and his board. How many last year, clear of COAKER and his advisers, felt that only disaster could come out of it? I only know two men, fish merchants, and who had a word to say in favor of it, clear of the Minister of Marine and Fisheries, who I understand did well out of it. Why should three or four cargoes be accepted on arrival at Oporto, by a certain firm, and vessels tied up at anchorage for three months? Our cargo, of 4300 qtls in Edith M Cavell: I can absolutely say no better cargo ever was shipped when it was put on board at Ramea in early July of last year.
October 8, 1921 The Disasterous Regulations (Part 2) She was hung up at Ramea six weeks before being permitted to sail. Not with standing, we had a minimum guarantee of $54,000 for her cargo, and to make out 60 days draft for it, a further draft would be sent up when all cargo was disposed of. We asked the Minster of Marine and Fisheries to reconsider our case and let us consign, or he (Minister of Marine) take the cargo at above figure, if not we hold Government responsible for the amount. The Minister replied to us, " No, it must go forward to Newfoundland agents at Oporto, under Advisory Board Control" and if we did otherwise, the fine would be the value of the whole cargo. Result of it all was, the vessel was seven months on the voyage, wages seventy to one hundred and twenty dollars per man, per month, and up to writing, we never received one cent for the cargo and charter of vessel. How much profit did the merchants pay into the revenue last year through those big prices, brought about by the Minister of Marine and Fisheries and his Advisory Board? How many families are on the eve of starvation to-day, from Placentia to Bonne Bay, and then to have to read such abominable stuff as appears in the Advocate every second day? - The good it did and what it would have done if they had been permitted to continue the Regulations?. For ourselves, I may say the end is not just yet, but slumbering. Yours truly, Geo. PENNY, of J. PENNY and Sons. Ramea Sept 1921
October 8, 1921 Personals Passengers outward by Clyde: Rev. E. HUNT and family to his new Mission at New Harbor, Trinity Bay. Mr. And Mrs. Frederick FRENCH to St. John's enroute to New York. Mr. Edward LINFIELD to the city on business. Miss Neta ELLIOTT to Grand Falls to visit friends. Mr. George YOUNG to Toronto. Mr. Elmo ASHBOURNE B.A. left for Toronto for a few days; he expects to go to Oxford University to continue his studies. Mrs. Francis CHURCHILL and child, who was here at the Hospital, left by Prospero last week for their home at New Bay. Mr. Levi FUDGE, who has been sick at the Hospital here, left by Sabastapol for St. Anthony where he will undergo an operation. Mrs. Willis BRIDGER, who went to St. Anthony to undergo an operation, returned home by Meigle last week. Mr. James MAY, who spent last winter with his daughter, Mrs. BARTLETT, at Bell Isld, returned home by Prospero last week. Mrs. Harry ROBERTS and child left by Prospero for White Bay. Miss Magie JACOBS came from St. John's last week. Mr. Alex HODDER arrived home by Clyde last week. Mrs. Elias ANSTRY arrived from Grand Falls last week. Mrs. James PRESTON has had successful operations at St. Anthony, one was for the amputation of her finger. Dr. EARLE from Canada is here and doing some medical work. He is staying at Bluff Head Cove with Mr. John HULL. Dr. DIAMOND, formerly school teacher at the Arm Academy, who has been to Canada studying for 5 years to become useful as a practitioner, arrived by Clyde last Friday and left by Prospero Friday last, for Bonavista to visit his parents. Mr. John MILLS of Sleepy Cove lost a fine Milch cow last week.
October 8, 1921 Advertisement For Sale: Motorboat 20ft long, with 2 1/2 H.P. American Engine. Also household furniture, consisting of bureaus, beds, tables, pictures, etc. Apply to George LACEY, Back Harbor.
October 8, 1921 Fishing News Fish seems to be plentiful on the outside, as when bait can be gotten, our people do very well.
October 8, 1921 Weather A carpet of snow was seen on the ground early on the morning of the 21st Sept.
October 8, 1921 Court Case Judgment was given on Monday by Magistrate MIFFLEN, in favor of Mr. John DOVE, in the matter of the horse purchased from Messrs. HAMLYN.
October 8, 1921 Mr. Isaac YOUNG - Salvor Mr. Isaac YOUNG, in his motorboat, arrived from Herring Neck with spars, rigging, etc. from the wrecked Luctta last week. He stood by the Schr until all that could be saved for the Insurance Co. was saved.
October 8, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Ria, Capt. WELSH, left for Morton's Hr. on Friday to take fish from Mr. Fred OSMOND. S.S. Ingeborg, Capt. BAKKEVIG, left Fogo last week, taking about 3000 cask fish from Earle Sons and Co. and Nfld Labrador Export Co. bound to Naples, Italy. Schr. Latona, Capt. Andrew ROBERTS, arrived from Morton's Hr. last Friday. They carried up salt from the S.S. Ingeborg which was at Fogo. Schr. Tritoma. Capt. SAUNDERS, arrived here from Fogo with salt. She took fish here from Earle Sons and Co. for Fogo.
October 8, 1921 Ashes as Fertilizer We see by the papers that wood ashes is a splendid fertilizer for all kinds of garden produce. This is classed amongst the best on account of the chemicals it contains, and certainly is a cheap article, as all one has to do is to save ashes created by burning wood. We know of a field of grass this year that yielded grass 3 feet in height, because ashes from both coal and wood were scattered in on the ground last spring.
October 8, 1921 Copper Find on the West Coast According to the Western Star, a rich copper ore deposit has been discovered on the West Coast. May it be the means of helping to alleviate the depression in the Colony, by the ore being mined and put in the market.
October 8, 1921 War Memorials Trinity and Fortune have had their War Memorials unveiled, we see by the dailies. Twillingate, we hope, will - if we have any -soon show hers.
October 8, 1921 Miss STERLING to Sing Miss Twillingate STIRLING intends singing at the North Side Meth. Church on Sunday evening.
October 8, 1921 Rhode's Scholar 1922 Cecil J. PARSONS, of Hr. Grace, pupil of Bishop Field College, has been selected as the Rhodes scholar for 1922.
October 8, 1921 Death Capt. Harry PICKLES, formerly connected with the various expeditions around Labrador coast with Dr. GRENFELL, is dead.
October 8, 1921 R.C. MORGAN A message from Winnipeg says that R.C. MORGAN, Supt. of terminate for C.P.R. there, has been granted leave of absence for six months to return to Newfoundland and take charge of REID Nfld Railway.
October 8, 1921 Newfoundland - Land of Poverty In an interview in Sydney, Premier SQUIRES takes issue with methods of raising money used by Dr. GRENFELL which have effect of representing Newfoundland as land of poverty.
October 8, 1921 Nova Scotia Schooner Races Five Nova Scotian vessels have entered for schooner races: Bluenose, Canadian Delewans, Alcola, Independence.
October 8, 1921 Schooner is Lost Schooner M.Y. Parks, Capt. FRANDO, bound from St. Anthony to Greece with fish, has foundered; crew are at St. Pierre.
October 8, 1921 Sydney Steel Mill It is rumored that steel mills at Sydney will get large order for rails now, instead of waiting until spring in order to help out unemployment situation.
October 8, 1921 Death Mrs. COCHRELL, passenger from St. John's to Pushthrough, jumped overboard from Portia in Fortune Bay in fog; body could not be found.
October 8, 1921 Advertisement Boss Mechanic Overalls $3.50 at HODGE BROS.
October 8, 1921 Marriage At 3 o'clock this afternoon, St. Anne's Church was the scene of a pretty wedding, when Deliah, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. SMITH of Twillingate Nfld., became the bride of Mr. S. WARDEN of Toronto. Rev. BRACKEN officiated in the absence of the Rev. SKEY. The groom was supported by Mr. A.C. HART of Toronto. The bride's frock was of white taffeta, embroidered in silver with a picture hat to match. She also wore a diamond bar pin, gift of the groom and a corsage bouquet of sweetheart roses. Miss Betty NICKOL, as bridesmaid, wore patch taffeta and a black panne velvet hat and carried a silver purse, gift of the groom. Her bouquet was orchids and sweetpeas. A reception was afterward held at the home of Miss F. BROWN, of Duport St. The table was decorated with similax and fern and white carnations. The happy couple left on the evening train for a trip up the lakes, the bride wearing a black satin beaded dress and handbag to match and a silk mohair hat. -Toronto, Aug 17th. According to a letter received by Mrs. SMITH, the wedding presents were numerous including presents from her employer and employees. We wish the contracting parties a happy future.
October 8, 1921 C.H.E. Results SUPERIOR SCHOOL. Intermediate; Muriel YOUNG, Fred FACEY. Preliminary; Annie HODDER, Harold HODDER. Primary; Walter GUY, Allan HOUSE, Walter WOOD, Clarence HODDER, Frances HOUSE, Olive HODDER. SALVATION ARMY: Preliminary; Mable YOUNG. CROW HEAD: Intermediate; Ernest HAMLYN. Preliminary; Bessie MILLS. Primary, Claude SHARPE.
October 8, 1921 Advertisement Men's Long Rubbers, Gloss Black Dominion at $6.90 pair at Hodge Bros.
October 8, 1921 Death At Wellesley, Mass, U.S.A on the 30th ulto, there passed away the beloved wife of Mr. Thomas CARD, formerly Eliza HUGES of this town, and daughter of Mrs and the late Mr. Wm. HUGES. She was to go under an operation at the Hospital there for goiter, but according to a message received by Mrs. Kate OSMOND, her sister, on Saturday, it seems that death came before hand, although particulars are not fully given. Mrs CARD has been suffering for years with this disease, and has had several operations. The Sun extends sympathy to all bereaved both here and abroad.
October 8, 1921 Death On Oct. 5th, Mr. Thomas MITCHARD, South Side. Age 80 years.
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October 15, 1921 Teachers Moving Miss A.V. PERRY, former teacher at the Arm Academy, is now teaching at Burin. Mr. DAWE, formerly of the Parish Hall, is now at Herring Neck. Mr. Harvey FACEY has been appointed teacher at Saltons, Friday's Bay. We wish the young instructor a successful time, and a good future to his pupils.
October 15, 1921 Personals Magistrate MIFFLEN and Constable TULK arrived home last Saturday after a visit to Morton’s Hr., Summerford and other points. They brought 4 prisoners. Mrs. Israel DOVE arrived by Prospero from North last week. Mrs. STONE, a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Silas BURT, with her daughter, is here from Grand Falls, spending a time with parents at Wild Cove, South Island. Her daughter, about 12 years old, left for Grand Falls by Clyde last week without the mother's knowledge. However, during the next day, Mrs. STONE received a telegram that she arrived home safely. Mr. Thomas JACOBS, on the advice of some of the citizens, is overseeing the work on the basement for the war trophy. Mr. Elias ROBERTS, of Bluff Head Cove, is doing the job, and also attending to repairs on the fence around the yard of the Post Office and Custom House. Capt. HANSEN left for Fogo by Prospero. His vessel, the Ann Marie, will take fish to Europe. Mr. A. COLBOURNE left for Fogo by same boat. Miss Nellie WHITE left also by same boat for St.. John's. Mrs. POWELL and child, with a grand child of Mr. Samuel DOVE also went. Mrs. Frank CLARKE arrived from the Treaty Shore and awaits the arrival of her husband before proceeding to Campbellton. Mr. Donald CURTIS is the teacher of the Arm Academy. He is a cousin of the Rev. Cyril CURTIS. Rev. J.A. WILKINSON was confined to his house for a few days last week but was able to attend to duties again on Sunday last. Mr. Solomon EVELEIGH was in town on Wednesday from Newstead. The boys imprisoned here, are sentenced for stealing from Mr. EVELEIGH's store, tobacco and other goods.
October 15, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Helen P. arrived from St. John's on Saturday night last. Schr. Utowana arrived from Hall’s Bay same time with lumber for St. John's from Geo. CLARKE. Schr. Ria, Capt. WELSH, arrived from Morton’s Hr. with fish from Mr. F.N. OSMOND. Mr. JEFFERS came by her; she took fish from C.& E. ROBERTS and sailed again on Monday to Gibraltar for orders. S.S. Meigle, Capt. BURGESS, arrived from St. John's enroute to the Labrador on Saturday. She was detained a few hours having repairs to one of her anchors attended to by our Path End Blacksmith, Mr. Edgar HODDER. S.S. Clyde, Capt. Job KNEE arrived on Saturday with a considerable freight. She brought flour for Wm. ASHBOURNE and other freight for local firms. She also had 120 casks fish from Mr. Bob. FRENCH at Tizzard’s Hr., which was landed here and stored at Path End, awaiting a large steamer, which will take a cargo across. Schr. Ida M. Clarke, Capt. A.J. GILLETT, arrived Sunday from St. John's with freight. Schr. Grace arrived on Thursday evening from North, where Mr. A.G. ASHBOURNE has been engaged trading. Mr. Water YOUNG was down as clerk. The schooner, belonging to Mr. Alex SANSOME at Saltons, in which Mr. John WATKINS was Master, arrived home safely although reports were current that they were lost out in the Bay a while ago. They secured about 100 brls fish on the Treaty Shore. S.S. Lobelia, Capt. C.F. TAYLOR. put in here on Tuesday morning on way to Labrador, where she will be engaged picking up Stationers along the Coast. She was out in Sunday's breeze and encountered heavy weather, breaking the steering gear. She had repairs made while here and left again on Wednesday. One of her crew dislocated his shoulder when out in the breeze. Schr. Union C., Capt. CARROLL, from Fortune arrived here Tuesday with fish etc. to EARLE Sons and Co. Schr. Helen P. has been moored at Shoal Tickle where she will get some repairs effected the coming winter. Freight is at present very scarce. The firm of W.& J. MOORE of Carbonear bought the fish sent over by schr. Ria from the firms of C. & E. ROBERTS and Fred N. OSMOND.
October 15, 1921 Vacant Missions The late Incumbent, Rev. E. HUNT, who left last week, has begun his duties in New Harbour, Trinity Bay. Who the new man will be in his Mission, we cannot say. The Bishop, it is said, has a hard problem to solve and according to Dr. FACEY, there are five vacant Missions at present, and men are the only obstacle it seems.
October 15, 1921 Death Death again paid its visit to Twillingate and took in its grasp a well-known resident in the person of Mr. Thomas MITCHARD. He has been bed-ridden for about a year, and, on account of old age, was somewhat helpless. His brother, William, predeceased him a short while ago. Being well worn. Mr. Thomas has had hard experiences like most fishermen, and has secured pearls from the sea. Mr. MITCHARD leaves a wife and the following issue: two sons, Stanley, married in Toronto and Herbert, married in Chicago, three daughters, Mrs. Wm MINTY, South Side, Mrs. Arthur MANUEL, North Side, and Mrs. Thos. JACOBS, Hart’s Cove; also had several grandchildren. He has one sister living, Mrs. Jane ROBERTS, of Wild Cove. Interment was at the Methodist Cemetery, Rink Road, funeral service being on Saturday, conducted by Rev. J.A. WILKINSON at South Side Church. The Sun extends sympathy to all who mourn.
October 15, 1921 Advertisement For Sale, one second hand stove. Apply to Mrs. J.C. ANDREWS.
October 15, 1921 Labrador Arrivals Schr. Violet Carrie, Capt. Thomas VATCHER, arrived on Tuesday from Labrador with 750 brls fish. Schr. Ethel E., Capt. John PHILLIPS, also arrived from Labrador with 900 brls Wednesday. Schr. Emblem of Hope, Capt. Abram WHITE, arrived same date with 600 brls, and schr. Tidal Wave, Capt. Nathaniel JENKINS, with 460 brls. Schr. Bessie Grace, Capt. Wm. OAKE, with 600 brls fish, and schr. N. Duncan, Capt. Andrew BOURDEN, with 700, arrived also on Thursday. Schr. Beulah , Capt. Wm. BULGIN, arrived from the Labrador on Tuesday with a full load. Mr. William MANUEL and crew from St. Julien’s arrived by Prospero. They did fair with the fish. Schr. Ascellus, Capt. Archibald BORDEN, arrived from the Labrador on Thursday morning with 560 brls fish.
October 15, 1921 C.H.E. Results Little Hr. School Intermediate - Annie WARR. Preliminary - Martin WARR, Millegan PARDY, Irene ANSTEY, Pearl HALLETT. Primary - Frank PARDY.
October 15, 1921 SQUIRES vs. GRENFELL Did Premier SQUIRES feel for a loan while on his last tour? He told the Star that he was not after a loan, and also says he found a dirty trail left by one named GRENFELL. Now this is rather hard on the genial Doctor; still we know that bad advertisement has been made by Doctor GRENFELL, when in quest of funds. The Labrador and Newfoundland has been combined when relating to conditions found on the Labrador, and stories have been circulated that Newfoundlanders are in a starving condition. This has been done too often, and casts a misrepresentation over the whole face of this country. However we hope that the pictures painted are far from being as described in this last tour of the Doctor's, throughout America and Canada. edifying and uplifting service that will linger in our memory for many days to come - Con
October 15, 1921 Miss STERLING Sings At the North Side Methodist Church on Sunday night 9 inst., a rare and [can't read] thrilling treat was enjoyed by a large and appreciative congregation, when Miss Georgina STIRLING sang [can't read] her proficient and usual manner, ascending in the high notes and descending to the lower, with such ease that one could easily covet her ability, whilst being wafted in ecstasy of soul to where the "Hosannas of God in the Highest" are ever ascending. The solos by Miss STIRLING were (1) "The Holy City" (2) "He shall lead his flock" (Handle) Miss Minnie ROBERTS presided at the organ and much efficiency brought out the strains of music in good time. The very impressive sermon from the text, Math 23:23 " These ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone" by Rev J.A. WILKINSON, with prayers and hearty congregational singing, brought to a close a very edifying and uplifting service that will linger in our memory for many days to come - Con.
October 15, 1921 Marriage On Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m., Mr. Martin STUCKLESS of North Side and Miss Maud RICE of Little Hr. joined hands in matrimony for better or for worse. Mr. Bennett STUCKLESS was father-giver and Miss Dolly POND was bride’s girl. Rev. WILKINSON tied the knot and registered another couple. The Sun joins in wishing the new couple a happy and prosperous future.
October 15, 1921 Warning to Trespassers Persons, who dodge the town, while people are at rest at night, need be cautious. Stealers names are already recorded with the amount of goods taken.
October 15, 1921 Advertisement For Sale Horse, 11 cwt., about 10 years old. Apply to Edwin ROBERTS, Wild Cove.
October 15, 1921 Advertisement Before purchasing BEEF, we advise getting our prices. We ship carcass or more weekly, and supply winter requirements. Choice TURNIPS for sale, delivering in October. Send for our prices. Stephenville Produce Co. Stephenville.
October 15, 1921 Advertisement A great bargain. Dwelling house containing seven rooms, store, concrete cellar, and about two acres cultivated land with waterside, situated in a desirable locality, intending purchaser can inspect property and take immediate possession. Reason for selling, owner left place. Apply to C. WHITE, N.P.
October 22, 1921 Accident Mr. Herbert FLING, of Black Duck Cove, was a sufferer from a very bad accident this week by a piece of timber flying from a mill saw run by motor, beating his face quite a bit. The nose and mouth was disfigured somewhat, and he lost considerable blood; his father was working at the saw and Dr. LEDREW says the piece of timber went from the saw and out through the opening in the house (after striking Mr. FLING at an angle on his head would have been taken off) and passed quite a distance in the water. This accident was the cause of not having a guard over the saw and some sawyers use them and save all kinds of trouble.
October 22, 1921 Fogo Notes Mr. John COOK and Mr. Alex HODDER went down to Fogo on Earle Sons and Co. motorboat on Wednesday, and reports the Danish vessel Hamlet, Capt. RASMUSSEN, arrived at Fogo in a wrecked condition. She encountered bad weather and shipped two seas, one ahead and one astern, which broke in her bulwarks forward, and carried away sails, sidelights, and other deck gear. The Insurance is standing cost of repair, which is well under way. The Harriet is ready for sea and will be manned by a Fogo crew, Capt. JONES taking charge. This is the Danish 3 mast vessel, which was wrecked last fall, and repaired by our Twillingate men. The Anne Marie, Capt HANSEN, left Fogo yesterday. All vessels are taking bulk fish at present. Another Danish vessel is loading at the Export Co.
October 22, 1921 High Cost of Labour The Trade Review, while commenting on the subject of the herring shipped this summer direct to market from Notre Dame Bay, says in part." The Trade Review asked a prominent fish dealer of the city what he thought was the cause of this, and he had no hesitation in saying that it was the high cost of labour in St. John's, insisted on by the unions, that was keeping the trade from St. John's, and that unless labour would become more reasonable in its demands, conditions would become much worse, and there would be plenty of vacant houses in St. John's by 1923.
October 22, 1921 Twillingate's Second Automobile Mr. Frank STUCKLESS has invested in a five-seater Ford motorcar and the machine came on the Prospero Sunday. Quite a few successful tours have been made, and we saw Ex Private Ed. WHITE driving. There must have been eight squatters on board one trip. This is the second car in Tw'gate and we would advise drivers to be cautious, several bad accidents have happened in St. John's the past week. Some proved the ending of life, which caused a cloud of gloom over parts of the city. So far no injuries to human life has matured, and this speaks well for the busy chauffeurs here.
October 22, 1921 Shipping News We may have the S.S. Senef back on this Bay again soon. Also we hear that the S.S. Sabastopol will take up the Cook’s Harbor services as the S.S. Earle of Devon did last year. Schr, Olive Blanche, Capt. John ELLIOTT arrived on (not Bon fire night) Sunday evening from the Labrador with 300 brls fish. Did Capt. ELLIOTT bring the key? Schr. LaBerge arrived at Alacante, Spain this week. Schr. M.P. Cashin, Capt. Wm. HULL, arrived yesterday, with 30 tons of pothead fat, cattle, and other produce, from Dog Bay. Schr. Latona, Capt. Henry STUCKLESS, left on trading trip Tuesday. Schr Aramina coat laden, struck on bar entering Hr. Grace and is now filling with water. Schr. Ronald, PARSONS Master, bound from St. John's to Bonavista, lost her foresail and eventually drove to sea on Saturday. Crew are safe and ship and cargo insured. Bluenose will be Canadian schooner in fishing schooner race, having won preliminary races.
October 22, 1921 Personals Mr. Earnest COOK left for St. John's by Schr. Exotic Monday morning. Mrs. M.W. COOK and the remainder of the family leaves also next week by Prospero to live in St. John's, Mr. COOK having decided to continue in the Printing business there. Dr. HAYDEN and a Nurse from St. Anthony, arrived by the Sabastopol on Monday, and left for U.S.A. by motorboat on Tuesday. Miss JACOBS who came from the Exploits Hr. to receive Medical aid, was operated on this week, and had 2 quarts of fluid extracted from the bowels by Dr. LeDREW. Dr. WOOD attended to the dislocated shoulder of Mr. SQUIBBS at the Hospital. His home is at Carbonear. Mr. Clarence F. SCOTT, representing [cant read] Ltd., arrived by Prospero and was displaying samples of goods here. Miss Rose LUNNEN arrived by Prospero Sunday from St. John's. Mrs. Frank FREEMAN and Mr. Allan FREEMAN, her son, arrived by Clyde last week and reports an accident, which proved fatal, by shooting at Michael’s Harbor, when two boys were rabbit hunting and berry picking, the one carelessly shooting the other. Mr. John Snelgrove was here from Exploits this week in motorboat.
October 22, 1921 Death There passed peacefully away at Dildo, Trinity Bay, on October 13th, Mrs. Louie WOODLAND, wife of Ajt. WOODLAND of the S. A. at the age of 36 years, and daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George COOPER of this place. She leaves a husband and two sons and four brothers; Arthur at Toronto, Claude at Niagara Falls, and Stewart and Jonas at this place, and one sister, Mrs. George BLACKLER at Back Harbour. Dearest sister thou has left us, Here thy loss we deeply feel, But it's God who has bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal. She is gone but not forgotten, Never will her memory fade, Sweetest thoughts will always linger, Round the grave where she is laid. Children dry your tears of sorrow, Brothers do not be down cast, Husband cheer up do not weep so, We shall meet her at the last. Mrs. George BLACKLER. Back Hr.
October 22, 1921 Where are the Eye Specialists? Both Dr. THOMPSON and Dr. TRAPNELL, eye specialists, who advertised in the Sun and had board bills posted around, but didn't give the public of Twillingate and neighbouring towns a chance to get treatment. We did see Dr. THOMPSON passing through and he called at this office, and said he was lauding for work on his way South. Dr. Karl TRAPNELL we never saw, and people from several parts of the district wired and inquired from other sources, and for what we know, came in scores for eye treatment, haven't seen either of the two gentlemen. Why, we cannot explain, and we might have been running Dr. THOMPSON's advertisement till this time, but on diving into newspapers we find the two specialists gone home to roost in the city. These men claim to be of many titles, and with all due respect to the Doctors here, if these men were learned up to date and have done good work in their line, which we believe they have, why not give a waiting people a chance. Can they furnish a satisfactory explanation?
October 22, 1921 Construction Begins Some men are engaged constructing the road from the Hospital land to the main street. Mr. Martin PHILLIPS is seeing to the expenditure of the Government allowance, and Mr. Benjamin ROBERTS is engineering the work with the men, and it is hoped to be able to shape the road and complete it before the winter sets in.
October 22, 1921 Road Problems Complaint is coming from the public on North Side in reference to the flooded streets, caused by the overflow of water near the dwelling of Mr. Chesley ROBERTS. The ditches need digging out and more gravel put on the roads. The overflow crosses the street and runs along by the Post Office and down quite a distance. Cannot something be done immediately to save the over flow?
October 22, 1921 Death Died on Sunday last, wife of Mr. Elias ROBERTS of Bluff Head Cove, age 42 years.
October 22, 1921 Death Died on Sunday last, wife of Mr. James MORGAN of Sandy Cove, age 53years.
October 22, 1921 Death Died on Tuesday, a child of Mr. And Mrs. Bennet PRICE, Back Harbor.
October 22, 1921 Shooting Accident Mrs Frank FREEMAN and Mr. Allan FREEMAN, her son, arrived by Clyde last week, and reports an accident which proved fatal by shooting, at Michael's Harbor, when two boys were rabbit hunting and berry picking, the one carelessly shooting the other.
October 22, 1921 Advertisement For Sale. A great Bargain. Dwelling house containing seven rooms, store, concrete cellar, and about two acres cultivated land, with waterside, situated in a desirable locality. Intending purchaser can inspect property and take immediate possession. Reason for selling, owner left place. Apply to C. WHITE, N.P. Oct 15, 1921, 3i.
October 22, 1921 Industrious We know of one of our local skippers who is anticipation a trip to the White Bay in quest of wood, birds, venison, and what ever he finds of necessity to keep the pot boiling, table furnished, and stores replenished. Why not more of our schooners be engaged this fall to go and secure these needed articles of use? The surplus time would be used to good advantage, besides adding to the past earnings, which may be low in some cases. Venison is equal to beef and often beef is not so tender, wood also is scarce and we fear coal will not measure up to last year. Berries again, must certainly be a benefit as well as all kinds of sea birds, especially turrs and ducks. Many folk salt a few barrels and are not short till the winter is well over. There should be lots of room in the White Bay for venison seekers. They say at Sop’s Arm the deer often crosses over the salt water, and lands on the opposite side when going South. Even if crews had to travel up country; well, how long would it take to get 3 deer per man, and this would not lessen the great herds enough to cause and extinction of those animals. Utilize home production.
October 22, 1921 40 Days In The Wilderness According to the News of last week (and it also gave an itemized statement), there has been landed in St. John's during forty days, enough alcoholic spirits to submerge his Satanic majesty in soles of thanks, and letters of congratulations from his advisers (angels) that it will take a second Moses to lead us out into the sunlight of Prohibition, and that in quick time. Much newspaper controversy has arisen as a consequence, but some hasty contributors have had their own personal characters laid bare, and hypocrisy has been magnified sevenfold. We did think we had a few nobles to carry us out from among the Egyptians into a promised land free from taxation, degradation, and idolatry, but it seems, all have failed to practice what they preach. The idea of prohibition Tanlac, Nerviline, and a few innocent cake flavors from the sale and use among citizens around, and at the same time permitting the uses of so called serpent-biting liquids. Religion and politics are becoming so re-classed by some that, if you want to indulge with the crowd you would want a telescope to reach from here to Barcelona to see one spot of Free British Liberty, either of conscious speech or action in our actual lives, especially if we were foolish enough to listen to such thundering from pulpit, press, and platform, and didn't think for ourselves, and use a little horse sense. We think a little steadiment might calm down the present bickering and fault finding amongst so many hotheaded leaders, then they would not be advocating that burden grievous to be born, be laid upon the people. The Bible and the Bible alone, should be the rule of all (professing) Christians.
October 22, 1921 Telegraphic News John BELL, Newfoundland representative at Halifax marathon race, came second, being defeated by MCCULEY, a crack runner of Windsor. BELL's time was 58 min, 35 and two-fifths seconds.
October 22, 1921 Death On Sunday last, wife of Mr. Elias ROBERTS of Bluff Head Cove. Aged 42 years.
October 22, 1921 Death Same date, wife of Mr. James MORGAN, Sandy cove. Aged 53 years.
October 22, 1921 Death On Tuesday, a child of Mr. And Mrs. Bennet PRICE, Back Harbor.
October 22, 1921 Advertisement For Best Results, use DY-O-LA DYES. The kind professional dyers use.
October 22, 1921 Advertisement Wanted, Teacher for Methodist School, Kettle Cove. Salary $140.00 for six months. Apply Chairman, Board of Education, Twillingate.
October 22, 1921 Advertisement For sale, chest of drawers, oak icebox, tables, pictures, window shades, glassware: must finish selling this week, no reasonable offer refused. Leaving the country shortly. Apply to George LACEY, Back Harbor.
October 22, 1921 Advertisement For sale or let, a shop and store attached, situated at a most central part of the town and one of the best business stands. Also for sale, one dwelling house, practically new. For furthur particulars apply to C. WHITE, N.P., Agent
October 22, 1921 Letter From W.B. TEMPLE (Part 1) Friday seems to be my visitor day. I had three callers at the Book-Room for me on Friday afternoon this week. The first were Messrs Boyce PARDY and J.W. MOORS. The former is one off your townsmen from Little Harbor, and is attending the Victoria Theological College here, as is Mr. MOORS, who was a probationer at Herring Neck up till recently. Mr. PARDY was stationed at Millertown you will remember. They had both read the last article I sent you in the Sun and said they were "tickled to death" as it - only of course being nice young men and Theological students at that, they didn't use slang - they said they thought it was very good. They hadn't been gone long when there was another summons for me - another visitor. This one proved to be Mr. Robert SMALL. He too had been reading your paper and the handwriting of one W.B. Temple, late of Twillingate, now of Toronto. We chatted for a few minutes, as with my proverbial honesty I hate to rob another man's time too much and he was able to tell me some Labrador news.
October 22, 1921 Letter From W.B. TEMPLE (Part 2) Mr. SMALL is not working at present, but is in sight of a job on a Church. He seems to be quite fond of building Churches doesn't he - I hope he won't mind my little joke. I gathered from him that the first Labrador arrivals had panned out fairly well as to quantity; price I suppose is another question. I wonder how all the old friends are down there. Mr. Andrew ROBERTS, Sr. is I hope, as hale and hearty as ever. Mr. BRETT will be down soon from New Bay, but I shall be buying my meat in two or three pound pieces from the butcher, price 12 to 28 cents a pound, according to the cut. Some of the boys will be watching the next steamer to see what booze is coming in. And so your little world and my little world will go on - both so different, and yet both so much alike. And there is so much fun to be got out of living, and so many nice people to meet to compensate for the very nasty ones, each with their own peculiarities as you have yours. Just a little broadmindedness and little toleration. How I pity those poor bigots who seem to want to have every man cast in the same little mold as themselves. Now, whose writing sermons. W.B. TEMPLE
October 29, 1921 Doctor TRAPNELL A telegram to this office was received on Tuesday from Dr. K.S. TRAPNELL, eye specialist, advising us to acquaint the Public that he would be leaving St. John's for here on November 3rd. We presume he will be on the Clyde next Friday and will attend to patients here and those awaiting treatment outside will get the same by calling on him here.
October 29, 1921 Shipping News S.A. Sabastopol, Capt. BARLETT arrived here Sunday from South and is running the Cooks Hr. Service. The Ariceen arrived at Sydney from Halifax last week. and will be here with coal in a few days. Mr. Thomas ASHBOURNE came by motor boat last week and reports no blockade of ships at Sydney when he left. Schr. Ariceen, Capt G. WINSOR, coal laden arrived yesterday. Schr. Dove, 21 days from Sydney via Hr. Buffett, reached St. John's yesterday for repairs. She is bound to Change Islands. The Bluenose, the Canadian challenger for schr. race, won over the U.S. Elsie by nine minutes and 31 seconds. The schr. Mayflower, disqualified for schooner race, may try conclusions with Bluenose, the winner. Schr. Ariceen left Sydney Friday, Oct. 21st, for here. Schr. Muriel M. Young also on the way. Schr. Player, Capt. Isaac YOUNG, loaded with fish and cod oil at Robert BOYDE's on Tuesday for St. John's. Schr. Sea Lark, at Back Harbor, went ashore in Saturday's breeze. Much fish was lost when flakes and stages went off in the sea at this Arm, also on South Side. Schr. James Jones was lost at Seldom; she was to load fish at Fogo. Indian Islands was swept, also Tilton and two schooners at Herring Neck went ashore. Earle Sons & Co. have chartered the Schr. Jane Mary and will be here in a few days with 300 ton coal from Sydney. The Tritomia, Capt. G. SAUNDERS, arrived from Fogo yesterday with general cargo to Earle Son's Co.
October 29, 1921 Personals (Part 1) Mr. MADDLOCK representing Nfld. Clothing Co. arrived here this week. Messrs Thomas ROBERTS, Geo PAYNE, Robert GRENFELL arrived by Clyde on Saturday from Fogo, they having finished repair work on the Schr. Harriett. Mr. CANNING arrived here from St. John's last week by Clyde. He is a surveyor and will complete plans and survey site for foundation of Hospital, including water and sewage construction. Mr. WESTCOTT, Fishery expert, arrived here in connection with fish for Board of Trade. Nurse Margie SCOTT arrived from [can't read] the Bay by Prospero Monday. Mr. C.L. HODGE arrived by motorboat from Toronto via Lewisporte and Exploits. Mr. George JONES, M.H.A. for this District, arrived this week for a few days on business. Mrs. Sandy KNIGHT, of Morton's Hr., is spending a few days here. Mr. Malcolm LOVEREDGE has left us again and went to the City by Prospero. Mr. Frank LINFIELD left by Clyde last week for St. John's to purchase goods for G.J. CARTER.
October 29, 1921 Personals (Part 2) Mr. and Mrs. Geo. PHILLIPS and two daughters, Lizzie and Pearl, left by Clyde enroute to their home at Toronto. Misses Bella and Hilda KNELL, Miss Minnie RICE and Miss Ida RIDEOUT, also left for Toronto. Mr. Ralph KNELL did not arrive as we stated last week. Mr. J.D.S. BARRETT supplied the extract for publication re the coal proposition in Alberta, Can. Mr. BARRETT is still interested in newspaper journalism and we would be glad to hear from him on Canadian politics. Coal in this country is kept beneath the surface and as most people know, other properties are surveyed, clamed, staked and then buried in documents. Mr. TUFF representing a dry goods firm arrive by Clyde last week and left again for Exploits. Mr. John FOX from Campbellton, spent a few days here and returned by Clyde Sunday. Mr.and Mrs. Frank YOUNG left for their home at Bridgeport by same boat. Mrs. Carrie Seviour telepraphed operator at Change Islands, returned to her home at Exploits for a rest. Mr. Dawe arrived from Herring Neck on Friday and returned once again b Prospero Monday morning. Magistrate MIFFLIN and Constable TULK left for Botwood by Clyde for the Revision of the Census. Revision was held here last week.
October 29, 1921 Personals (Part 3) Miss ROBERTS of the staff at Hodge Bros. is confined to her home with a cold. Mrs. W.B. TEMPLE and daughter, May, accompanied by Miss Minnie P. ROBERTS and Miss Marie ASHBOURNE, all enroute to Toronto, left by Clyde on Tuesday. Mr. Wolsey ROBERTS left here on same boat to Loon Bay. Mrs. Sandy KNIGHT and child left also for Morton's Harbour. Mr. Robert BOYDE will build a schooner at Dildo the coming winter, about 25 tons. Mr. BOYDE claims its no use tossing up the sponge in business yet, at Tizzard's Harbor. The people who came ashore from Carbonear schr., Caranal, were given a lodging in the F.P.U. Hall on Saturday and Sunday. A few Nurses and Doctors arrived by Clyde on Friday last to take the Prospero for St. Anthony. They constitute part of the winter staff. Dr. GRENFELL was on the Meigle, going to St. John's yesterday. Mr. John PHILLIPS, although he is appointed Postmaster here, did not begin work Monday, as we said in another column, he has suffered the loss of fish and damage to the Ethel E. which he is attending to. Capt. Thomas WHITE, of the Arm, lost a find large pig and its dwelling house in the breeze. Fresh pork went down, although a loss to Mr. WHITE, who will not be able to rear such a animal this season. The Telegraph Lines are down for miles and miles they think. Every pole on Change Isles were gone but one.
October 29, 1921 Letter from Fogo (Part 1) Editor Twillingate Sun. Dear Sirs, I think I promised to write you an article from time to time and as to night a strange thing happened, I decided to write. As you are aware, there was a fixed white light on Ragg's Island. During the summer it was taken away and a Jack in the box put in its place. This is a dark stormy night and Jack does not care to show himself, it's all dark around the island. We are told Jack does the work cheaper. What about the man that may lose his vessel or his life trying to make the harbor. The cheapest way to run a concern, often turns out to be the most expensive in the end. I may say Fogo is a busy place, schooners are going and coming everywhere at this time of the season and for a man to be trying to locate Fogo Tickles on a stormy night like this, to say the least, is very discouraging. If this state of affairs is allowed to continue, I will certainly place the blame on somebody and they will have to lick the sponge. It's a man's life, I think, should be considered and not the saving of a few paltry dollars, especially in a country like ours where the people are so heavily taxed.
October 29, 1921 Letter from Fogo (Part 2) They should, I think, get the first consideration. Mr. EARLE's Danish vessel, Harriett, which was repaired here this summer by Mr. T. ROBERTS as foreman, is now at anchor in the stream waiting a favourable time to St. John's with general cargo of fish oil, herring, and salmon. Mr. ROBERTS and his men did splendid work, she looks as good as new and as tight as an iron pot. Credit is due Mr. EARLE who took the risk to buy the vessel and paid out something like $5000 in labor. This is the kind of men we want to make the world go around and to give the laboring man a chance to earn his bread and butter. Now, Mr. Editor, a deal more could be said in reference to our business men here in Fogo. There are certainly giving all the labor possible which go a long way making our town the thriving settlement it is. There are other matters I would touch on if time and space permitted but you will hear from me later. Yours truly, Hard Worker. Fogo.
October 29, 1921 Change Island Notes There are two vessels here discharging salt for ELLIOTT and Co. and will load Labrador fish for market. The schr. Ada E. Young arrived from Indian Island with load shore fish for the same firm and has gone to Carmanville for another cargo. The schr. Alexandra also arrived from Joe Batt's Arm to same firm. Capt. Fred OKE left this morning for St. John's in schr. Erena owned by Elliott and Co. taking a load of oil for John ROBERTS, and will bring a load of provisions for Elliott and Co. Capt. W.A. LEDREW's schr L.C. Norman is taking a load of salt to Exploits from Elliott and Co. The fishery is about ended but the complaint in general is "I can't live out of it at present prices" what are we going to do to make it better is the puzzle, as we have no say in the price of the fish we catch. We have to leave it to the capitalist to do and give just what they darn please, so that settles it and charge us just what they please of their goods, and that settles that; so it's all fixed to somebody's liking. Correspondent.
October 29, 1921 Birth On 19th inst, to Mr. and Mrs. Pearce BOYDE, a son.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement For sale, a 6hp. Coaker engine. Will exchange for a 4 hp. Hubbard or American. Also 20 barrells of potatoes. Will exchange for provisions., groceries, etc. Apply to John H. WHELLER., Summerford.
October 29, 1921 Bluenose Wins! The Canadian schr. Bluenose won first race of the series of two out of three for fishing schooners off Halifax. Captain of Bluenose is Capt. Angus WALTERS and race was won in 25 knot breeze. The American defender Elsie was well astern. Average speed was eleven knots.
October 29, 1921 Navy Pay Commander KERRI of H.M.S. Briton, has sent notification to newspapers that, as naval prize money is expected shortly from England, all men who served in Nfld. Royal Naval Reserve during the war are requested to forward following information to the paymaster, Commander H.M.S. Briton; full Christian and Surname., official number, date demobilized, address to whom money should be sent. No personal applications are to be made.
October 29, 1921 Beaver Season Another open beaver season commenced yesterday and extends to 1st December. License to kill has to be obtained from Minister Marine and Fisheries Department to which all skins are sold.
October 29, 1921 Tenders for Mail Courier Tenders are out for the winter mail services, a notice is hung in the Post Office and those who intend putting in an application must do so before Nov. 10th.
October 29, 1921 Road Repairs Mr. BUTCHER, Mr. LOVERIDGE and overseer, Mr. HOUSE, did some work on the streets this week. Money is not so plentiful with this Department and work is handicapped. Hope square cash will soon roll around in Twillingate.
October 29, 1921 Fish Being Dumped Overboard The Nystrand's cargo is still the subject of much discussion in trade circles. Some few days ago the Telegram was informed that cables from Patras said that the fish was unsuitable for the Greek market, and was being disposed of at less then the cost of freight. Since then it is learned that sales, even at this price, could not be made, and it is said that the fish is being dumped overboard. The Nystrand's cargo consisted of mostly fish purchased by the Government last fall, and was the last of the $350,000 purchase. The ship cleared from here on September 1st., taking 8,525 qtls. from Union Export Co. for Naples and Genoa, for Patras, Greece, shipped by the Marine and Fisheries, 9,493 qtls. - Telegram.
October 29, 1921 Marriage Married on Oct. 21st, by Adjt. MARSH, Mr. Frank YOUNG of Bridgeport to Miss R. RIDEOUT of Western Head.
October 29, 1921 Death Died on 21st inst., at Manuel's Cove, Charles GILLARD. Aged 80 years.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement Wanted immediately a general servant, good wages. Apply to Wm. ASHBOURNE.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement For sale, a second hand Needham Organ. For particulars, apply this office, or Mrs. BOURDEN, Bordon's Cove.
October 29, 1921 Too Green? We belong to Green Bay, so it appears, according to the city dailies. Well! Well! Did it ever occur to us, and is this what is meant when a certain newspaper said "This stuff that the Advocate gets out may take in the North."? Well, do they think we are any more illiterate than those of the South and West? Of course we have no breakwater yet, like Grand Bank, but we may be able to speak or vote next election according to the dictates of our own conscience, and not by newspaper introduction only. Come down and see the Green Bay, the biggest on in the Island. Sure we have saw mills, pulp mills, shipping ports and we have the Clyde with her noble Captain and crew and soon, they say, we will have the Sneeze! No, No, The Sniff. Peep at this thriving busy Twillingate district and, as soon as the census is printed, take a look again. Count the catchers of fish. We have good citizens and that includes all. We don't believe in a classed citizenship. We believe in a human mutual company. Merchants who venture, Ministers who preach, students who learn, fishermen as good as any, and even the Sun staff who can tell the truth, let alone all the lies they are blamed for. Friends of the city, we belong to NOTRE DAME BAY and enjoy latitude and longitude. Yours truly, Mums the word.
October 29, 1921 Oldest Man on Earth Weds For Fourth Time Zaro, of Constantinople, aged 146, and the oldest man on earth, has married for the fourth time. His latest wife is a beautiful Turkish girl, aged 25. Other peculiarities of Zaro, nicknamed "King of Life" are; worked 90 years as a street porter, quitting for another job at 110, became porter in a munitions factory at 111 and still holds the job, lost all his teeth and hair at 109 and then grew an entirely new set of both, developed third kidney at 105, got angry with his 96-year-old son because he will not work but "sticks around the house". Zaro has been offered a fabulous sum to tour America. He says he may - after his honeymoon.
October 29, 1921 Listen! Mr. P. Sidney COTTON writes to the Sun that he will give Twillingate the Ariel mail service the coming winter. We hope his airplane will have good luck this year. Mr. COTTON, with his crew, flew over here last winter on two occasions, they were shut in by fog to last trip. Their base is at Botwood.
October 29, 1921 C.H.E. Results Meth. Academy, Durrell. Intermediate - Honours, Hettie CHURCHILL, Pass - Annie COOPER, Laura HORWOOD, Minnie WATERMAN. Preliminary - Harry HAWKINS, Robert HORWOOD, Annie GILLETT, Nellie HAWKINS. Primary - Harry BULGIN, Ada SMITH.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement Lost on North Side, a hand bag with initials. Finder please leave same at this office.
October 29, 1921 Collection for the Orphanage Collected at the Arm Academy for Meth Orphanage St. John's; 11 brls vegetables, 1 brl Cod fish. May I ask through your paper how many orphans are cared for at the Orphanage, from Tw'gate District? GILESPORTE.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement For sale, a mare foal, between 5 and 6 months old. For particulars apply to James HORWOOD, Durrel's Arm.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement For sale, chest of drawers, oak ice box, tables, pictures, window shades, glassware. Must finish selling this week, no reasonable offer refused. Leaving the country shortly. Apply to George LACEY, Back Harbor.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement For sale or let, a shop and store attached, situated at a most central part of the town and one of the best business stands. Also for sale, one dwelling house, practically new. For further particulars apply to C. WHITE, N.P. Agent
October 29, 1921 Bluenose Wins (Part 1) Canada won the first race of the series of two out of three, to decide the ownership for the coming year of the Halifax Herald's International Fishermen's Trophy on Saturday afternoon, when the Bluenose, Captain Angus WALTERS, her scuppers awash and the spray from her famous bow wetting half her foresail, swept across the finish before a twenty-five knot breeze, with the American defender, Elsie, Captain Marty WELCH, her foretopmast gone, but still doggedly lugging her staysail, three miles astern. The challenger had maintained an average speed of eleven knots in order to turn the trick, having completed fifty miles of actual water raced in four hours, thirty-three minutes, five seconds. The Elsie required just twelve minutes and thirty seconds more time to finish. Tomorrow, the Gloucesterman, fitted with a new topmast and her original foretopmast, which strangely enough happened to be in Halifax, replacing that which went by the Board on Saturday, will attempt to even the series with a larger and more powerful sail. Saturday was Bluenose day with a snorting Wester that at one time registered thirty knots, and that drove the Lunenburg vessel to victory.
October 29, 1921 Bluenose Wins (Part 2) The first three legs were a reach, run, and another reach. The down homer had slightly the better of it in the off wind though. Marty so maneuvered his ship as to threaten for a while to make up for the disadvantage. On the win, for the fourth leg of the course, it was a different story. Here the Canadian, though kicking up the customary high hay cock of foam forward, and heading shortly to the puff, was in her element. She ate into the wind in surprising fashion. WELSH had a stiffer boat, which explains the Elsie's mishap - the loss of her foretopmast on the thresh to windward, but it made slight difference. The Elsie lost a few minutes by the accident, but certainly did not lose the race thereby. The Bluenose had already shown herself the faster boat on the wind in that breeze, and Captain Angus, who had set the foretopsail when the Elsie's stick broke, took the outer sail down again just as a mater of sportsmanship. For the remainder of the windward work, the Canadian sailed under four lowers, while Marty sported a maintopsail. On the reach home, the Bluenose staysail was not set.
October 29, 1921 Bluenose Wins (Part 3) Canada captured the fishermen's blue ribbon of the seas, off Halifax harbor to-day, when the fishing schr. Bluenose of Lunnenburg, Captain Angus WALTERS, defeated the fishing schr. Elsie, Captain Marty WELCH, by nine minutes and thirty one seconds, in the second race for the International championship over a forty mile course, in a light to moderate WNW wind and smooth sea. It was a clear cut decision victory proving that the big Ark, as some jesting fishermen labeled the Bluenose when she was under construction last winter, is just as much a success on wind in light weather, as she was on Saturday when stormy winds did blow. Once again it was windward work that told the tale. The Elsie had much the better of the start and in the reaches of the first three legs of the course, all of more than twenty-seven miles, the Yankee schooner maintained the lead.
October 29, 1921 Bluenose Wins (Part 4) The Bluenose was close on her heels. The boats, however, had been on the wind only a few seconds when it was seen that the Bluenose had established herself in the weather position, and the distance between the two vessels became apparent. The Bluenose ate into the wind, pointing higher than the defender. The course to-day called for a reach of six miles due South to the inner automatic boy of Chebucto Head; broad off of eleven and a quarter miles South by West to Sambro Lightship; gybe around this mark; close haul of nine and half miles North East by East to South automatic buoy; dead beat to windward of six and a half miles North West to inner automatic buoy; with further windward work to the finish line, six miles away due North. The official finishing time of the Bluenose was 221.41 and Elsie 231.12. The Boston schr., Mayflower, under four lowers, met the contestants off the harbor this morning but was left behind by both vessels when rough water was struck.
October 29, 1921 Captain YOUNG is Safe. A message from Capt. Ben YOUNG reported him at Admiral's Cove on the South West Coast. They escaped being out in the gale.
October 29, 1921 Dr. GRENFELL's Letter Dr. GRENFELL's invitation to ex-Premier SQUIRES, 53 Monmouth Street. Brookline, Mass. Editor Daily News: Dear Mr. Editor, The mention of myself in the public press by a Prime Minister has led me to send you some few thoughts hoping that they may interest you and amuse your readers. Criticism is easy. Just criticism, is not nearly so easy. When it comes to a question of distrusting the methods of another man, every politician will realize that it is possibly a mutual emotion. When Sir. Richard SQUIRES returns to private life, if he would honor me with a debate in any acceptable public place in St. John's and, when my visit to the city makes it possible, I feel sure we should have at least an interested audience. I have always had such a profound faith in the fairness of the judgment of the man in the street when he gets the facts, that I have not considered it necessary to devote the time that is already too short to newspaper discussions. I am content to wait for a final decision till time shall have put fact at the disposal of the public. I am well aware that " Qui s'excuse only s'accuse." Sincerely yours, (SGD) Wilfred T. GRENFELL, M.D., F.R.C. S.
October 29, 1921 Terrible Storm (Part 1) On Friday evening, Oct. 28th, the wind was about NEbyE, increasing slowly but surely, and about midnight a hurricane in full force swept destruction on the right and left here, and probably elsewhere. Twillingate is well acquainted with hard breezes, and Friday's and Saturday's was up tune in wind and tide, filling the harbor enough to wash the streets in the low places. The Ariceen belonging to Mr. ASHBOURNE, backed up on the Belinders about 8 am, and owing to hold of the chains to her to anchors, kept herself from total destruction. She was just in with over 600 tons coal the day before, and the cargo was to be started in a few days. The M.P. Cashin, another of Mr. ASHBOURNE's schooners, went up near Mr. John HODDER's forge with about $5000 worth of trading supplies, and was awaiting a time North. She drove from Mr. ASHBOURNE's lower premises. Mr. Obadiah HODDER's premises at Path End, sustained considerable damage and part of the breastwork went, also a number of wharf sticks, which drove along shore on the North Side. Other properties suffered and boats and skiffs were lost.
October 29, 1921 Terrible Storm (Part 2) Among the other vessels driven ashore were: Brandt, belonging to Mr. Elias YOUNG; Violet Carrie another of Mr. ASHBOURNE's schrs; Helen P. belonging to Mr. HODDER. The America, belonging to Mr. HODDER, went from her blocks at Mr. Wm. YOUNG's premises, the tide running so high. On the land the fences are blown down in many places and the telephone poles even bent forward to the will of the wind. Some say "it's an ill wind that does not blow somebody good". We presume they meant that some labor would follow for the unemployed. Well, there are a few premises damaged and if the owners can afford, perhaps a little labor will be given. Mr. ASHBOURNE lost considerable at the upper premises with cask fish (which was ready for market) strewn around in the water and on the dock, owing to the wharf under the store having been washed away.
October 29, 1921 Terrible Storm (Part 3) Mr. A. MANUEL lost a store and a considerable amount of cod oil, and some shores from his wharf. C. & E. ROBERTS lost a part of their wharf. Mr. LINFIELD's oil store settled down at one end in the water. EARLE Sons & CO's wharf also sustained damage. Mr. Allan YOUNG';s boat had the spars broken out by the passing of the schooner M.P. CASHIN. Capt. George WINSOR and seaman JENKINS, with tidewaiter Waldo HODDER, were on the Ariceen all Friday night, but were taken off on Saturday at 11:30 AM. with a large motor skiff, after launching her along the street from Tickle Point to Sticker's beach, where the Ariceen's Captain had sent ashore a barrel with a line attached to pull off by. Then, with Mr. Thomas WHITE, owner of the skiff as skipper, a number of men aboard the skiff succeeded in taking the men and their luggage off the schooner.
October 29, 1921 Terrible Storm (Part 4) Had there been a breakwater from Willar's Point to Harbor Rock, no doubt but that the M.P. Cashin, when she drove up the harbor, would have beaten her way through, unless it would have been made of concrete. Our opinion is, if the Government cannot find money enough to put a breakwater for the protection of all shipping, it is useless expenditure to put breakwaters in patches around Twillingate. Suppose, for the benefit of most property holders, that a breakwater was located off the long arm point, off Mr. W. LOYTE's premises at the further end of Hart's Cove. What a number of schooners could anchor inside with good holding found. We know a little of the ground in that section, when the Grace drove from Path End in the Westerly gale, and held on by one anchor off this part of Hart's Cove. And again the Diver Jack weathered it in windier similar circumstances after driving out of fairly smooth water. Take the wind anywhere East of N.E., a breakwater at Hart's Cove would shelter all the South side. Then in a Northerly turn of the wind, there would be no fear till N.W. was reached, the strife of wind would bear from Wild Cove, thus cutting off the direct heave of the sea from the ocean.
October 29, 1921 Terrible Storm (Part 5) But after all this has been said, it has been admitted by engineers that, had the Government had the needed capital, there would be no better place for a breakwater than at Cat Cove, extending out East about 200 feet. We knew the public wharf will soon wish us good bye and it seems foolish to extend its length, considering its course, which points too far South. It has been said that after the merchants are finished with their craft, they should be stowed away in out of town [can't read] places. This seems reasonable, and it would keep Path End clear for coasters and foreigners. But when are schooners given up. It happened a few years ago that, with two exceptions, all the schooners in the harbor just home from the Labrador, went ashore with all her fish on board, and they were moored wherever there was room.
October 29, 1921 Terrible Storm (Part 6) Circumstances alter cases, and if the public generally cannot be benefited on all occasions and under all circumstances, then its not good judgment to sprinkle a few locks here and there to give labor only. Suppose we were groping our way in here in a schooner on a dark dirty night, with a sea and heavy wind. Who in the bow of that schooner could trace a breakwater in the middle of this harbor, or even if you might catch a glimpse of a light on the head of one, are you sure how many schooners are insider, and if there is room for your craft? If not, the only course open is to drop anchor in the stream with no shelter, because Path End would no doubt be full, because a breakwater at Willar's Point cannot shelter all the craft comfortably. If then a good shelter was made either at Cat Cove point or at Cater's Head or Hart's Cove Point, then there would be less destruction to premises and shipping.
October 29, 1921 Women's Hair Styles A celebrated organist has declared that the present vogue of women wearing their hair over their ears, is responsible for a lot of bad singing. He implies, of course, that it would be much better if some of them wore their hair over their mouths.
October 29, 1921 Bad Storm at Indian Islands The Clyde crew brings a report that the schr. James Jones, built at Port Union, was a total wreck at Seldom and that Indian Islands suffered considerable with loss to fishing property as did also Tilton and Joe Batts Arm, Musgrave, Cat Harbor and Fogo. The Prosperto arrived Thursday and reports that Susan suffered it out under Flower's Island near Wesleyville, and lost a chain and anchor. She was at Fogo Thursday. The Meigle was detained at Makovick Bay, she held up here Thursday night as the weather was again bad, and the wind from the same direction as last Saturday. Much fish from nearly all the above named settlements were lost and means a drawback to Trade.
October 29, 1921 Death There passed away at the hospital, Wild Cove, on Monday last, Bridget, beloved wife of Mr. Obadiah YOUNG, South Side, aged 60 years. She was suffering with strangulation of the bowels, and was operated on by Doctors WOOD and LEDREW, who did all possible to save her life, but owing to complications setting in, they threw out no hope of recovery, and she died a few hours after. She has three sisters living, Mrs. Mary Ann YOUNG and Mrs. John ELLIOTT, South Side and Mrs. Nathaniel JENKINS of the Arm. Her brothers are Messrs. John and Elijah GILLARD of Gillard Cove. To the bereaved husband and relatives, the Sun extends sympathy.
October 29, 1921 Birth To Mr. & Mrs. Willis SIMMS, on Nov. 2nd, a son.
October 29, 1921 The Clyde is Herring Fishing When the Clyde was on her way from Cottel's Cove to Fortune Harbour on Wednesday, Oct 26th. She took nearly a barrel of herring when seas washed in on her quarter.
October 29, 1921 Fogo Notes That light on Ragg's Island can't be seen tonight. Too Stormy for Jack to come out of the box. Improvement on the sixth White Light? We are still advancing downgrade. Mr. Harold EARLE left for St. John's by Prospero. Danish schooner at Joe Batt's Arm, under charter for Earle Sons and Co., struck bottom near Joe Batt's Point on Sunday the 23rd. She is seriously damaged, with eight feet of water in her hold. Ten men with pumps are unable to gain on the water. A tug boat, with a diver on board, is on her way from St. John's to look after the vessel. Mr. Horace PAYNE, son of Capt. Ambrose PAYNE, and Miss Elisabeth LUDLOW, both of Fogo, will be joined in Holy Matrimony about the first week in November. We wish them many years of happiness. The Government has been asked to build a half-way house on Fogo Island. No preparations are being made up to date. A fine young man was frozen to death on the barrens last winter, trying to pull out a load of wood. Where are we going to get off at? Mr. Pierce OAKE is now in the hospital at St.. John's under treatment for appendicitis. He is a member of the S.U.F. and L.O.A. Mr. Guy SIMMS has lately taken over that part of the SIMMS' property, lately owned by Mr. Christopher SIMMS on the North Side, deep water front and good anchorage, a splendid place for a business enterprise. It is rumored that certain parties will run a motorcar across Fogo Island next summer to take freight and passengers. Roads will need some repairing - more taxation. Mr. Mark JONES, outside foreman at Earle Sons & Co., has moved his residence on the South Side, and will take up his abode in the historic dwelling on Earle Sons & Co.'s property, which has been nicely fitted for the purpose. Mr. Walter CARD, who has been sick for nearly three months, is slowly recovering. He is able to be out around in fine weather. Coopers will be kept busy here this winter if sufficient stock can be procured. CORRESPONDENT.
October 29, 1921 Change Islands Notes Schr. Howard YOUNG, Capt. Arthur SEELY, arrived from Sydney coal laden, making the round trip in 23 days. He left there Saturday and arrived here Wednesday evening - first trip ever going there. Well done, Capt. SEELY! Schr. Dove, Capt. Leo LEDREW, arrived at St.John's in a wrecked condition. She is getting repaired to come here with coal from Sydney. The Danish Schr. Lief Lyen is in the harbour, awaiting a time to get to Fogo to finish loading for the Labrador Export Co. Schrs. General Wood and General Smutt are loading fish from the firm of Elliott and Co. The C. of E. (North End) Ladies Guild had a pork and cabbage supper on Wednesday night which was well patronized, giving handsome returns for their labours. The Methodists will be having a soup supper in the near future in the L.O.A. hall. No doubt we will be hungry enough to do justice to that also. SUBSCRIBER.
October 29, 1921 Advertisement For Sale, any one needing turnips can have the same by applying to John MINTY
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November 26, 1921 Change Island Notes (Part 1) Schr. L.C. Norman, Capt. W.A. LEDREW, left for Pilley's Isld on the 1st with cargo of salt from Messrs. Elliott and Co. Ltd. and arrived back on the 10th. The Methodist Ladies Ald. held a soup supper in the L.O.A. Hall on the 3rd. At 6pm, a thunder storm followed by heavy rain came on, which generally impeded the folk from attending. However, despite the inclement weather, the sum of $70.00 was realized. Schr. Annie Predria, Capt. Geo. LEDREW, arrived from St. John's on the 7th with a load of provisions. During the breeze of the 8th, a number of small crafts - which were on their way to the various bays for wood - were capsized and, although some of the occupants lost their clothing, there was no loss of life. About the same time, the schr. Dove, Capt. Leo LEDREW, went ashore at Penney's Point, near Stag Harbour Run, and became a total wreck. One of the crew, named DIAMOND, was badly cut about the face by a block falling from aloft. This same man was washed overboard when the Dove was crossing Placentia Bay, but managed to grasp a rope thrown to him, and was pulled onboard again. The Dove was on her way here from Sydney, N.S. with cargo of coal to Mr. Archibald SCAMMELL. Both schooner and cargo were fully insured. A number of men in Schr. Alexandria went to the wreck on the 15th in an endeavor to salvage some of the cargo and schooner's gear. Schr. [can't read] .
November 26, 1921 Change Island Notes (Part 2) Capt. Fred OAKE, arrived from St. John's on the 10th with cargo of provisions to Messrs. Elliott and Co. Ltd. Schr. Express, Capt. L. LODER, arrived at the same time from the same port. Rev. H. GOSSE arrived by Clyde on the 10th. He was visiting some of the C.of E. Parishes in Green Bay. Schr. General Smuts, Capt. HICKMAN, left for Gibraltar on the 11th with 4100 quintals of shore codfish from Elliott and Co. Ltd.. Schr. General Wood, Capt. FORSEY, left for Cadiz on 12th with 5000 quintals Labrador codfish from the same firm. Wreck Commissioner PECKFORD has been somewhat busy this month, he having to dispose of several wrecks in Fogo district. Rev. T. R. DAVIES, B.A. called here on the 6th on his way to Joe Batt's Arm. He preached at the C.of E. Church in the evening. The case of [can't read] HOFFE (plaintiff) versus Joseph [can't read] (defendant) came up for hearing before Magistrate COOK on the 13th. Defendant being found guilty of assault, was fined $20 and cost and in default of payment, 2 months imprisonment. Miss May TAYLOR arrived from Gander Bay by Susu on 14th. She is teaching school at Main Point. Magistrate Cook and Const. DOVE returned to Fogo by motorboat on the 16th. Schr. Frank FORSEY, which left Burin for this port on the 5th to load codfish from Messrs. Elliott and Co. Ltd. has not arrived yet. The men that went to the wreck of the Dove in the schr. Alexandria on the 15th returned on the 18th. They succeeded in salvaging 13 tons of coal, spars, pumps, bow sprit, chains and anchors and booms. Running gear, canvas and stationery engine being previously salvaged. PRO BONO PUBLICO
November 26, 1921 Personals Mrs. Louie ROBERTS, from Curling, arrived by Clyde Sunday. Also, Miss Neta ELLIOTT from Grand Falls. Rev. GARDNER, formerly incumbent at Botwood of the C.of E., arrived by Clyde to take up his work here in his new Parish. Miss Carrie SEVIOUR, from Exploits, was also on the Clyde going to Change Island Sunday. Dame Rumor whispers that Carrie is to wed an ex-soldier at Change Islds, very soon. Mr. and Mrs. NEILL, from U.S.A.,are staying at Bluff Hd. Cove. Mrs. NEILL is daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John ROBERTS, B.H.C. Mr. L. MILLER, representing the Royal Stores, was here last week on business. Mr. BRAZIL, representing F.B. WOOD, was also in town doing business. Mr. F. DAVIS the new Manager for the Bank of Nova Scotia, arrived by Clyde Sunday. Mr. DUNLOP who spent four years here in charge, leaves for home in Nova Scotia next boat. Capt. MANUEL, of the Schr. Rapid lost in the breeze, was here this week to attend to the insurance, left again by Clyde, Tuesday. Capt. KENRDICK of the Rose M. paid us a visit from Fogo this week. His vessel is loading fish from the Export Co. for Market. Mr. Edward FACEY was a passenger for Catalina and St. John's by schr. Ida M. Clarke last week.
November 26, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Ida M. Clarke left for St. John's on Saturday last. Schr. Grace left also same day with fish cargo from C.& H. ROBERTS and firms at Morton's Hr. Schr. Signet, Capt. ROBERTS, arrived on Thursday last to W. ASHBOURNE from Fortune Hr. Schr. Martello leaves for Springdale shortly, where Mr. Geo. CLARKE intends doing some repairs this coming winter to her top works for Hodge Brothers. D.P. INGRAHAM left here again on Saturday morning for St. John's having given up the task of re-floating Mr. Ashborne's vessel.
November 26, 1921 Springdale Notes Mr. Geo. CLARKE writes that the road from Badger to Halls Bay is now only 6 or 7 miles from the salt water and he judges that good work has been done. He also says in his letter that some writers to the St. John's papers from Twillingate says that the road is from nowhere. Not much Herring there yet, but there are few men packing. The Gorten Pew Co. are doing something after 2 years lying up. Schr. Latona, Capt. Henry STUCKLESS, arrived from the Treaty Shore on Monday. She rode out the breeze at Harbor Deep.
November 26, 1921 Botwood Notes There has not been much work here of late, few boats visiting this port this year. The S.S. Alconda arrived here in ballast and is now ready again for sea. It is expected that she will make another trip. The S.S. Cranley, arrived last night, has on board some freight for the Air Craft Co. She will also load paper here for the old country. The late Editor of the Sun, Mr. TEMPLE, used to talk about carrying the mails by air ship in the winter (and it seems his vision is to be realized after all. So, you see, there is always something in dreams, or as old folks say, "my dreath is out". Rumor has it that Major COTTON is to be the mail courier with his airplane the coming winter, wait and see. I see that Capt. John PHILLIPS is to be Post Master in your town. Congratulations, did some one say "Returned Soldier?" Nuf said. It seems we are in mid-winter, great lots of snow but little frost. More anon, CORRESPONDENT
November 26, 1921 New Coal Company A company has recently been opened to develop the coal seam at Little River, Codroy. The property, owned by Mr. BUTT, of St. George's, and others, is said to contain surface samples of a very promising quality. If the development work to be undertaken soon, shows the property to be up to expectations, dredge and breakwater work will be undertaken the spring to make a better shipping harbor at the mouth of the river, where it debauches into the sea. Having such a convenient Harbor will put this property on a plane of advantage that none of the other coal seams in St., George's possesses, and the cost of railway transportation's will be avoided.
November 26, 1921 Helen C. Morse Messrs. STRONG and MURCEIL of Little Bay Islands, wired Monroe and Co. this week that a life buoy and fog alarm, belonging to the schooner Helen C. Morse , had been picked up at Exploits Monday, Oct 31st. It is thought she was out in the late storm and that these things were washed off her deck. The ship is 100 tons and was bound from Little Bay Islands to St. Anthony to load fish -Trade Review.
November 26, 1921 Beef all Sold A Telegram from Mr. T. CORMIER at Stephenville on the 21st of Nov., advises us to cancel advertisement as his supply of beef sold.
November 26, 1921 Commissioner and Mrs. RICHARDS Commissioner and Mrs. RICHARDS, who have spent seven years in charge of the Salvation Army in Canada East, are at present farewelling before leaving for their new fields in Australia. The commissioner once visited Twillingate about 10 years ago.
November 26, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 1) John HARNAM, of Greenspond, who left home on Tuesday to go rabbit shooting, has been found dead.
November 26, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 2) Sergt. RICKETTS, V.C., and Dr. BLACKALL, opened the Ricket's Memorial school at Seal Cove last week. School was erected by public subscription.
November 26, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 3) S.S. Foam is total wreck at Western Head, St. Shotts, with load of coal. The schr. Hilda Mande is reported leaking badly and has been moored at Harbour Deep; crew coming to Carbonear by Sebastopol.
November 26, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 4) John ROPER, magistrate at Bonavista, died suddenly yesterday.
November 26, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 5) The air trip form Halifax to Botwood will likely take place before end of month.
November 26, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 6) The schr. Isma and crew, said to be engaged in smuggling near Sydney, were captured by customs after a free fight; 650 gallons choice wine was the booty.
November 26, 1921 New School at Seal Cove On the 7th inst., at Seal Cove, White Bay, Dr. BLACKALL in company with Mr. T. RICKETTS V.C.D.C.M., G., opened the Memorial School. The building is to be concrete and will be completed next summer, as there is yet some finishing touches to be made. After a lengthy speech by the Doctor, touching on the career of Mr. RICKETTS, referred to the people of White Bay and the good the school may be to the fold around Seal Cove. Mr. RICKETTS then replied as follows: Ladies and Gentlemen, Through you I desire to thank most heartily the generous public of my native land for erecting this beautiful and substantial school building in my honor. I was born and bred among you, and you therefore, know what little opportunity I had as a boy, of attending school. I cannot tell you how much in my Army life I felt the need of education nor what delight has been afforded me. I speak form the bottom of my heart when I express the hope that the advantages of an education will not, through negligence on the part of parents, be denied to any child whose home is within two miles of this building. Finally, I desire to thank sincerely, Dr. BLACKALL, for he it has been who has inspired this undertaking and put it into effect. May God bless and prosper this school and all who may at any time be associated with it.
November 26, 1921 Fish Prices Including the loss of the Clintonia's cargo going to market, it is estimated that there has been a total loss of 30,000 quintals of dry fish ready for market on shore and on board vessels, lost in the recent storm at the end of October, and also about 10,000 quintals of unmade fish in stages and stores and on board schooners. This will accentuate the scarcity of fish and help to maintain the price from this time forward till the whole catch of 1921 is marketed. The more favorable price to consumers in the foreign markets, compared to the past six years, is having the effect of increasing the consumption, and this will be a strong factor in keeping the markets from becoming congested. The great testing time will be the next six weeks, when practically all the Labrador catch will have gone out to the markets of Italy, Spain and Greece. If no slump in price occurs in the next month or so, and if the consumption keeps up at its present rate, there will be no slump hereafter. The buyers of Newfoundland codfish must have realized that there will be very little fish to go forward to the European markets after the end of the year, and will be governing themselves accordingly for their winter and spring requirements. - TRADE REVIEW
November 26, 1921 Inventor of Ice Cream The discoverer of ice cream is certainly entitled to his niche in the Hall of Fame, and it is merely carelessness on the part of the millions, whose palates he tickled, that he is not there. Sambo JOHNSON, a colored man, made the first ice cream in New York City in the month of August, 1816. He was a pastry cook, and for many years he kept his process a secret. Then some of his rivals learned how he made it and entered into active competition with him. The flavoring and coloring were added later by some of these rivals who wanted to take his trade from Sambo.
November 26, 1921 Advertisement 1 Buffalo blower - 14", 1 Anvil - 2.2.20, 10 or 12 pairs tongs, 1 hammer and 1 sledge with other Blacksmith tools. For particulars apply to Edgar J. SWEETLAND, Botwood.
December 3, 1921 The Labrador Question It is now claimed by the Canadians that no part of the Labrador belongs to Nfld. other than a right to the coast for fishery purposes. So all the effort, on the part of our delegates to Quebec, to fulfill and agreement whereby we were to be owners of some interior, has failed. Sir P.T. MCGRATH has laid all the details in connection with the boundary line, before a committee in Canada, and we do not know whether Labrador will ever belong to us or whether we will have to swear allegiance to the Labrador. Sir. P.T. MCGRATH interviewed Premier MEIGHEN and others, also invited Baron BYNG, Governor General of Canada, to visit Newfoundland and has been accepted, the visit is to be next summer.
December 3, 1921 The Herring Fishery The herring fishery at Curling, Humber, and Middle Arms at Bay of Island, were plentiful a week ago. Packing stations are opened and running to full capacity. There is nothing much done on this side of the Island and there is only two or three weeks left for any show in this industry in Notre Dame Bay, and according to reports a while ago, very little was done.
December 3, 1921 Personals Mr. Daniel HAMLYN, of Crow Head, was taken down with paralysis this week. Miss rose LUNNEN left by Prospero for St. John's. Miss Louie ELLIOTT arrived from Pelley's Island by Prospero on Thursday. Miss Ivy YOUNG also arrived by Prospero from St. Anthony. Mr. Henry RIDOUT arrived also from Pelley's Island. Earle Sons and Co's motorboat left on Monday, with Messrs. BLACKBURN and HUNT, who came by the Meigle from St. Anthony, enroute to U.S.A. Rev. J. STROTHARD, Field Secty. of the Methodist Church to Canada, arrived last week, and conducted services in North and South Side Churches on Sunday. He also lectured in the Church on North Side on Tuesday night to a fairly large audience
December 3, 1921 Two Men Rescued Prospero has rescued two men marooned on the White Islands.
December 3, 1921 Sea Water as Medicine A London business firm is carrying on a profitable trade - in sea water! Trawlers are sent regularly from London to the Dogger Bank to collect sea-water for London Hospitals and Doctors. As a natural medicine for nasa troubles and infantile cholera, this new remedy is in great demand. It is also used for injections for rheumatism. Specially fitted out vessels are used to collect the Dogger Bank sea-water, which is remarkably free from contamination. After the water is collected, it is sealed and kept in ice until its arrival in port.
December 3, 1921 Shipping Reports Motorboat Morton arrived on Monday and left again on Tuesday with Schr. Buelah in tow, with fish on board for Herring Neck from Mr. Geo. BLANDFORD. Schr. Tidal Wave left here on Tuesday for a trading trip North. Schr Exotic arrived from Morton's Harbor on Monday to finish loading fish from Hodge Bros. and A. MANUEL. Schr. Muriel M. Young left here for Conche on Tuesday morning. Schr. Mayflower left for Fogo Friday with 700 qtls fish from Hodge Bros. Schr. Lotona left for the bay on Friday also to load wood for here. Schr. Tidal Wave, with trading supplies, left on Tuesday from the firm of Wm. ASHBOURNE in charge of Capt. Willis HULL. Mr. Wm. WATERMAN is gone as clerk. Schr. Stanley Barbour put in here on way South on Saturday. Schr. Opal Gem, Capt. Jonas RICE, arrived to Hodge Bros. on Sunday last with fish etc. Schr. Latona arrived from Scissors Cove Wednesday morning with part cargo of wood. She had to leave before loading as the cove was freezing up, horses hauled the amount taken, out to her on the ice. Schr. N. Duncon, Capt. Jas. GILLARD, arrived last Saturday with wood to Wm. ASHBOURNE. Schr. Mayflower, Capt. John M. HULL arrived back from Fogo with supplies on Wednesday. Schr. Jane Mary, which has a cargo of coal for Earle Sons & Co. here, was at St. John's last week. She is expected any day when suitable time offers.
December 3, 1921 Personals Mr. Stanley NEWMAN left by Clyde last week enroute to New York, where he intends having treatment for tuberculosis. Mr. Thomas CURTIS is here on a visit from Dog Bay. Capt. Abram KEAN left by Clyde Tuesday for St. John's. Mr. Arthur MANUEL has been confined to his home this week owing to receiving a fall on the slippery road near his premises last week. He seems to have strained some internal section of his stomach causing vomiting with much pain. Dr. WOOD made an examination on Saturday last, and reports liver trouble also. Mr. J. Raymond TERRY left Liverpool on Nov. 8th enroute for home, after a six months tour of Europe. Mrs. TERRY, (nee Rowena CLARKE), went to New York November 10th to spend a week with friends, while awaiting her husband's return, whom she will meet there and they will immediately return to their home at 39 Carver Road, Watertown Mass. Mr. T. DAWE, C.of E. teacher at Herring Neck, came here on Saturday and spent Sunday with us. Mr. DAWE seems to have lost his heart to one of our fair young ladies, which accounts for his frequent visits to our town. Mr. Eli YOUNG arrived from Millertown by motorboat. He reports work slack there and men leaving as they cannot make any money where they have paid for diet, as wood cutting is on contract of $1.50 per cord. Mr. Cecil RIDEOUT of Back Hr. arrived this week from Sydney. He also claims there is a shortage of work there. Mrs. Eliza MANUEL, who had a bilious attack last week, is able to be around again. Mr. Richard CARROLL arrived here by Prospero from Fortune Hr. on business. Mr. Michael CARROLL was also here this week. Schr. Melita left from the bay to bring wood to Mr. Roland GILLETT.
December 3, 1921 Birth Born on Nov. 26th, to Mr. & Mrs. STRANGEMORE, a son.
December 3, 1921 Saint Peter's Church Twillingate Taken from the diary of the late Mr. Joseph J. PEARCE. Wednesday May 16, 1838 - A meeting of subscribers for the new Church met this evening at the old Church. November 6th, 1839 - Mr. Andrew PEARCE Sr. and a few people laid the foundation for the new Church. Sunday, December 11th 1842 - Divine Service held in the new Church for fist time. Rev. CHAPMAN officiating. Sunday, January 29th, 1843 - Rev. CHAPMAN had evening service for the first time in the new Church. Friday, July 28th, 1843 - Rev. CHAPMAN and family left for England via St. John's in Mr. SLADE's cutter. September 29th, 1843 - Rev. Mr. BOONE and family arrived to fill the vacancy made by the departure of Mr. CHAPMAN. August 20th, 1844 - Mr. MURPHY getting crew to put the spire on the Church tower. September 14th, 1844 - Mr. MURPHY put the vane on the Church spire, painted it and took the scaffolds down. November 2nd, 1844 - Mr. MURPHY finished the church, all carpentry work done and also primed with paint. January 6th, 1845 - Church completed and primed inside last fall. Total cost of Church - £1,000. Thursday, July 3rd, 1845 - Bishop FIELD consecrated the new Church, St. Peter's, Twillingate. August 20th, 1845 - Mr. John SLADE gave a splendid lot of Brass Branches and Chandeliers to the Church. August 24th 1845 - The chandeliers lighted for first time.
December 3, 1921 The Rummies Editor T'gate Sun, Dear Sir, I have heard a lot about the breakwater at Twillingate lately, and would like to make a suggestion. The Government is importing a lot of rum, whiskey, etc., and must have a lot of empty puncheons on hand. Wouldn't it be a good scheme for the Government to send those emptied to Twillingate, and have them filled with ballast and build a breakwater with them. It would be a monument to our strong (drink) Government and would even up things here a bit, as we now have the "Brandies"on the South Side, we would then have the "Rummies" on the North Side. Yours truly, At Me Door.
December 3, 1921 Advertisement For sale: some second hand carpenter's tools and household effects at late home of Mr. W.B. TEMPLE. Apply at the Sun Office.
December 3, 1921 Death There passed peacefully away on Friday last at midnight, the beloved wife of Mr. Obadiah MANUEL of North Side, at the age of 79 years. Mrs. MANUEL has been ailing for a number of years, having passed through trying times when loosing members of the family, thus suffering mental strain, Her end was not expected so quickly, and being subject to heart troubles, we presume this to be the cause of so sudden a call. She leaves a husband and one daughter, Mrs. W.B. TEMPLE, now at Toronto. Funeral was on Monday at the C.of E. Church, Rev. M.R. GARDNER Officiating. The Sun extends sympathy to all who mourns.
December 3, 1921 Advertisement For Sale: House and Land situated at the Cross Roads leading to Arm. Apply to Arthur YOUNG.
December 3, 1921 Advertisement For Sale: Two spring cots with mattresses also 1 parlor stove. All in good condition and selling for $35. Apply to Sun office.
December 3, 1921 Vessell Bounty The Government announces the increase in bounty for vessels from 30 tons to 100 tons, the keels of which were laid in November and which will be completed and ready for sea by June 15th, 1922. The bounty will be increased to thirty dollars per ton from 1 to 50 tons only, and any tonnage in excess of 50 tons will receive only the ordinary bounty under the act. Rigging sails, blocks, engines and chains must be first class.
December 3, 1921 The Ariceen Tenders were out this week for the taking over of the Schooner Ariceen and two offers were made to the public. One was to strip the vessel on a percentage based on net proceeds of sale. The other was to take the ship as she now stands including all chandlery. The notice was a short one, only giving time till noon on the 29th from issue of posters the evening before. It is said two or three tenders were made however. Mr. ASHBOURNE assumes that under present circumstances that the underwriters have taken over the ship as condemned. The Ariceen was one of the best equipped vessels in Newfoundland, and was bought in 1916 from Messrs A.& O. WILLIAMS, Nova Scotia, by Mr. ASHBOURNE for $84, 000. She was over 400 tons gross, all accommodations on deck and all lifting of cargo, sails, and anchors and chains were done by motor power, also pumping and washing of decks. She was engaged in the foreign going business, carrying a freight back and forth to Europe every year, as well as to and fro from Halifax and Sydney. Some repairs were made this time while on dock at Halifax, and some 500 square feet of worm eaten plank was taken out. The expenses while at Halifax, cost in repairs, the sum of $5,000. The Ariceen has been in charge of Capt. THOMAS, a Nova Scotian, who first ran her from here, then Capt. John CHURCHILL, once of Twillingate, and lastly by Capt. George WINSOR, of Carbonear. She was a fast sailor and made some quick runs across the herring pond and did good work during the submarine warfare, escaping without a scratch from the master Hun at Berlin. Adieu Ariceen.
December 3, 1921 Advertisement One motor Fishing Boat. Length about 25 feet, depth 60 in., width 5 1/2 feet. Capacity 12 brls round codfish. Built 1921, fine sea boat, good model. Apply to Hodge Brothers.
December 3, 1921 Death Just as we were going to press, there passed away at the Arm an old resident in the person of Mrs. Sabina JENKINS.
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December 17, 1921 The S.S. Ingraham The S.S. Ingraham was owned by the Nfld. Tug Company and was probably the most widely known vessel in Newfoundland. Built 57 years ago at Philadelphia of the best American white oak, she was strongly constructed being properly constructed throughout. She had a checkered career, being first employed as a gunboat during the American Civil war, and engaged running the blockade during those memorable days, and early established a record for service. After the conflict ended, she was purchased by a towing concern at Port Morien where, for several years, she was engaged at this work. Later, she transferred to Sydney and it was at this port some 33 years ago, that the late Captain John GREEN bought the Ingraham on behalf of the old Tug Company. Her first work on arriving there was to tow Bowring's barge, Mary Cory, to port as a free job, and since that time the Ingraham has figured in Marine circles as no other local vessel, being known throughout the length and breath of the Island. Her first local skipper was the late Captain C. CROSS. Then the late Capt. I. YOUNG. He resigned his position to take over his present command. It may be said that the staunch little ship played a part in every branch of our local sea going activities being employed at various periods on Bait Protection Service, Revenue Service, Supreme Court on Circuit, Diving Operations, wrecking and least but not last, in the rescuing of hundreds of lives along our stormy seaboard. Many a seaman owes his life to the little ship, which braved all weather to perform her work of mercy. On her present trip, she was in charge of Capt. C. MOORE, and all are pleased to know that her crew has been saved, though many regret that the Ingraham is now no more. It is understood the ship is not covered by insurance.
December 17, 1921 Gold Discovered A small gold area was discovered near the lighthouse on the public wharf. There was a percentage of silver also, and this may be the turning point toward prosperity and reconstruction.
December 17, 1921 Letter Found in a Bottle at New Bay The letter below was found in a bottle driven ashore at Cottle's Cove, New Bay, by a man named Fred HURST of Bonavista. Saturday's gale: God help us we shall all be drowned, our sails are gone, three of our men gone. Albert, my brother is ahead. I am going to Heaven, my home will be there. God bless us. Any one picking this up send it all around the world. We are all going to heaven, one more [can't read] and all will be there. God Bless my wife and children, we shall all meet again. Only two men left. This note I am casting in the sea hoping some man will pick it up. Heaven is my home. Only my self left now, the ship is giving way; Oh God, take me home.
December 17, 1921 Personals Rev. M.K. GARDNER left by Prospero to spend Sunday at Moreton's Harbour and returned again Tuesday. Rev. J.T. HISCOCK R.D., left for Fogo by the Home Sunday evening. Mr. Warren, who is attending to the scaling of pit-props, arrived by Home to see contractors here. Mr. Hubert ROBERTS also came by same boat on business trip in connection with The Mutual Life Insurance Co. Mrs. DAVIS, wife of the Bank Manager, and child arrived by Prospero, Saturday night. Miss Louie LUTHER also came from New York. Mr. Frederick HOUSE, JR., who was a delegate to the F.P.U. Convention, arrived by Prospero on Saturday night. Mr. Frederick SIMMS, from Fogo, arrived by Prospero to visit friends and relations. Mr. E. SIMMS, also from Fogo, is here for medical treatment. Messrs. BOWERS and FITZGERALD, traveling agents, are here and staying at Mrs. Selina ROBERTS. Mr. Edward FACEY arrived on the Prospero last week. Mr. Charles WHITE N.P. went to Pilleys Island by Prospero. Mr. Joseph A. YOUNG, who attended the F.P.U. convention at Port Union, returned by Prospero last week.
December 17, 1921 Shipping News Schr. Muriel M. YOUNG arrived from Conche on Saturday night and is awaiting a time to St. John's. Schr. Muriel M. Young put out from here on Thursday. Yacht Latona left for St. John's on Saturday. S.S. Home, Capt. NORMAN, arrived on her first trip this year on Saturday night. She was piloted by second mate, Sidney PHILLIPS, of S.S. Clyde. She brought considerable freight for firms here. Capt. John ELLIOTT and crew, who carried up the Mastello to Hall's Bay, returned by their motorboat on Thursday.Schr. Laton arrived to the City at daylight yesterday morning. Schr Exotic arrived in St. John's on Saturday evening last. Motorboat Netherbay arrived Wednesday from Fogo with goods for Earl Sons & CO here, and left on Thursday with a load of fish. Schr. Cecil Jr. arrived to Wm. ASHBOURNE on Thursday after a trying experience, being at sea since leaving St. John's on Dec 5th., and they were as far North as the Grey Island, taking no chances on making the land here. She brought freight consisting of salt, provisions and shop goods to Wm. ASHBOURNE, from whom she will take fish to market. The Little Stephano is also on the way, leaving St. John's also on Dec. 5th., and when last heard from on Tuesday, was at Catalina. Both ships are owned by Capt. Abram KEAN.
December 17, 1921 Death Another aged resident passed out on Saturday, Dec 9th, in the person of Mr. Frederick HOUSE, at the age of 84 years. Up till two years ago, Mr. HOUSE was fairly healthy and smart, then he contracted paralysis and began to lose the sight of his eyes. He was an industrious citizen and an able fisherman, and added much to the country's welfare. He leaves a wife and three sons; William and Frederick living here and Hubert at Toronto, also three daughters; Mrs. Wm. HAWKINS, Mrs. Levi CLARKE and Mrs. Roland NEWMAN at Toronto, besides many grandchildren. The Funeral was on Tuesday conducted by Rev. M.K. GARDNER.
December 17, 1921 Death The late Mrs. James ROBERTS, the death of whom we recorded last week was a sister of the late Joshua FRENCH, at one time a shoe maker here. Mrs. ROBERTS suffered for quite a time with a cancerous growth and has been bed ridden for about a year. She was 66 years of age. The Sun extends sympathy to the bereaved mentioned above.
December 17, 1921 New Safe A new safe for the Post Office arrived by Prospero. The old one has gone out of commission and may be scrapped.
December 17, 1921 Industry for West Coast The public will learn, with much pleasure, that the establishing of a large industrial plant along the banks of the Humber River, which project has been under consideration for some years, is about to be an accomplished fact, and within a short time it is thought the work of construction will commence. The promoters of this undertaking are at present in England making the necessary financial arrangements, and are meeting with great success. Apart from the manufacture of Nitrogen, which will be one of the principal products of the plant, the manufacture of pulp and paper of different grades will also be carried on extensively, thus giving a great impetus to the lumbering industry of the West Coast, likewise enhancing the value of the splendid forest lands and other great natural resources of the district of St. George. With such a plant in operation employing several thousand people, St. George's will rank as the [dis de luxe] in the Dominion of Newfoundland. Already much speculation and purchasing of timber, agricultural and mineral land in that section of the country are going on as a result of the contemplated plans with its great industrial future, and it is known that a few of our countrymen who, for twenty years and more, had holdings in that section of the country, are to be handsomely rewarded for their belief in the great natural resources of the West Coast. - TELEGRAM
December 17, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 1) A million quintals of fish have been shipped from Nfld. since August.
December 17, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 2) Schr. Valoria, which left Exploits Sunday for Oporto has arrived at St. John's badly damaged.
December 17, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 3) Sir Arthur PEARSON is dead as a result of accident.
December 17, 1921 Telegraphic News (Part 4) Crew of Ingraham arrived here by Cabot and reports an awful experience which ended in being wrecked on N.W. point of North Penguin Isld.; the two lines was cut then to give Jean and Mary a chance. Only wreckage of that vessel could be located and men must have been swept off deck.
December 17, 1921 Advertisement A quantity of Fish Cask and Herring Barrel Hoops. Prices right. Edgar SMALL, Summerford.
December 17, 1921 Air Mail The Aeroplane left Botwood 10 a.m. for Halifax but came down a hour and a half later on, in Deer Lake, presumably to remedy serious trouble. The Aeroplane developed engine trouble but expects to make repairs and carry on tomorrow. It found bad weather and wind clouds after reaching the Topsails. It dropped 5 thousand feel and took 2 hours to make 100 miles.
December 17, 1921 Problems in Fogo (Editor Twillingate Sun) Dear Sir, I have been agitating from time to time re the need of a more up-to-date post office here in Fogo, to take the place of the old 8 X 10 bale box that we have to huddle together in, and wait patiently until the mail is delivered, which very often results in our having cramps and cold for a week after. We have been waiting patiently the past 20 years for something to happen, but there is nothing doing. To say the least, it's simply ridiculous, now we have an up - to - date Government, to see the way Fogo is treated. We should have had a more up - to - date Post Office in the center of the harbor long ago, and any person that wished, could have his letter box and get his mail when he felt like going for it and Mr. FITZGERALD, or any other Gerald, could have the job of Post Master. Or maybe the present Government may see fit to give the job to a returned soldier, the same way as they did in Twillingate. We have no objection to local fishermen getting those jobs, but when the war was on, The Advocate was running over with promises for the returned soldier, but it seems very easy for a man of means and political pull to get over the heads of returned soldiers. I think, Mr. Editor, the people of Fogo are getting fed up. Four thousand dollars were deposited in the bank here, on the eve of last elections, to deepen the canal here; nothing doing since. It will likely be a bait for next elections. Why not give those men who are looking for Government relief, the job to cut timber, etc., that's needed to dam the canal and make preparations to start work? Just before you are asked to mark your ballot something must happen to get the present Government through the needle's eye next time. Thanking you for space, Mr. Editor, I am, yours, etc. FED UP - Fogo, Dec 9th, 1921
December 24, 1921 New St. John's Mayor Hon. Tasker COOK is the new mayor for St. John's. Latest count being COOK 2052, MORRIS 1475. Hon. Tasker COOK is elected as Mayor for St. John's and won over Mr. I.C. NORRIS by 577 votes. Mr. MORRIS, during his term of office, ably and willingly attended to all the vital points in the city government and, no doubt, the new mayor who is well known, will do likewise.
December 24, 1921 Liberals Win in Canada LIBERALS WIN IN CANADA It is amazing to read that the former Prime Minister of Canada, Sir Arthur MEIGHEN, was not even elected personally, and viewing the situation closely, it seems that MEIGHEN, who was appointed on the retirement of Premier BORDEN, was not wanted for the leadership, as the tariff he favoured was a heavy burden to the taxpayers, and again Canadians realized that owing to conditions that affected the classes, they demanded a change of Government. Hon. Mackenzie KING is now the Prime Minister elect, and the Liberal party offers better times for the Canadian people, that is, if leader will stand by their manifesto.
December 24, 1921 Death After a long illness, Mr. Phillip ANSTEY passed off the stage of action on Wednesday at about twelve o'clock, at the age of 57 years. He was the second son of the late Stephen and Mary Ann ANSTEY of Back Harbor. His brothers are James, Robert, John and Walter; sisters: Mrs. Edgar SWEETLAND SR. of Botwood; Mrs. George Dawe, Burnt Island; and Mrs. George MOULTON of Burgeo, both on West Coast. He was married to Miss TUCKER, who died shortly after, at Tickle Point. Mr. ANSTEY practiced tailoring, to a large extent, here in his earlier years and later, at Burgeo, he continued somewhat in this line. He also made one or two foreign voyages after which he was stricken with paralysis, from which he somewhat recovered, but, some days ago, he was taken worse and passed peacefully away on Wednesday. He spent his last days with his brother Walter at Back Harbor. Interment took place yesterday in the C.of E. Cemetery, the service being conducted by Re. M.K. GARDNER. The Sun extends sympathy to all who mourn.
December 24, 1921 Personals Dr. I.S. & Mrs. LEDREW and daughter, Vera, arrived home again by S.S. Home. Capt. Charles PIPPY was here for a few days from St. Anthony. Mr. Robert BATT and daughter, of Herring Neck, left for home by Home Tuesday Night. Mrs. Lousia LUNNEN left by Prospero for St. John's where she will spend the winter with her daughter Mrs. S. LOVERIDGE. Mr. Lloyd LUNNEN also went to the city by same boat. Capt. Frank ROBERTS left by the Home to take the train for St. John's. Mr. Charles SIMMS, F.P.U. Store Inspector, left again for La Scie by Sabastapol. Mr. Samuel MINTY left on the Home for Lewisporte where he will spend the winter with his brother. Miss Bessie CLARKE returned to Springdale by Sabastapol. Mr. Norman STUCKLESS arrived from the Horse Islands where he has been engaged in the fishery, by Prospero last Tuesday night. Mr. Dunley ANSTEY, son of Mr. John ANSTEY, who has been very ill with bowel trouble, is now on the road of recovery. Mr. Stanley NEWMAN writes, from St. Luke's Hospital, that he has several X-Ray photographs taken of his spine and other portions, and thinks that the Doctors can aid him and may cure him. It seems that his lungs are perfectly sound and we hope to see Stan OK again. Mrs. Ferdk FRENCH arrived by Earle Sons & CO's motor boat on Thursday from Tizzards Hr. where she landed from S.S. Home, the weather being too stormy for her to come around Long Point. She has been visiting Mr. FRENCH's people at Winterton, T.B.
December 24, 1921 Shipping News S.S. Earl of Devon, Capt CARTER, arrived on Tuesday morning with freight and took fish, oil, tanks etc. from firms here. S.S. Home, while trying to get to the wharf on Tuesday, collided with the Schr. Merley; breaking her mainboom. [can't read] Merley brought a load of [can't read] from the Bay last week. Mr. [can't read] RIDOUT was in charge. The steamer also sustained a little damage to her second bridge railing. S.S. Sabastastapol, Capt. Geo. BARBOUR, arrived on Monday with freight and mail. She is now charted by the Union Trading CO. S.S. Sabastapol put in here on way South yesterday and took fish from the F.P.U. Store. Schr. Primavista put in here on Monday going North. Schooners Grace, Ida M. Clarke and Muriel M. Young, have all arrived safely to St. John's. Schr. Tidal Wave, Capt. Willis HULL, arrived for the Northern trading trip on Wednesday. Schr. Little Stephano, Capt. CULVERT, arrived Wednesday about noon. Schr. Leberge arrived to St. John's from Europe last week. Schr. Tritoma, arrived from Fogo with salt, etc., from Earle Sons & CO at Fogo. Schr. Pratineole, Capt. Angus RANDELL, came from Herring Neck with fish to Wm. ASHBOURNE.
December 24, 1921 Note of Thanks I wish, through the Columns of your paper, to thank all those who helped in any way, also those who sent messages of sympathy and wreaths to adore the casket of our departed husband and father. Mrs. Frederick HOUSE, SR. on behalf of the family.
December 24, 1921 Marriage ADJT. MARSH, of the Salvation Army, officiated at the marriage services, when Mr. Thos. LEGGE and Mr. Joseph BULGIN took unto themselves wives. We were informed, on what seemed pretty good authority, that the Rev. WILKINSON tied the knot.
    [I am unsure of the date of the following articles, but I suspect it is between Dec 24 and the end of December, 1921. GW.]
December ? 1921   In all the places of worship during Christmas, the audiences were well entertained with much from [can't read] and Pulpit; the singing being good as ever. At St. Peter's on Christmas Eve, the eleven o'clock service, Holy Communion was administered, after which carols were sung with a splendid leading by the Organist, Mr. Clarence LUNNEN. A sermon was delivered by the Rev. M.K. GARDNER. Services were also held at St. Andrews. In the Methodist Churches also, the spirit of Christmas was prevalent. On Christmas night a splendid Anthem was rendered, Mrs. Edward ROBERTS presided at the organ. Rev. J.A. WIKLINSON delivered an able sermon on the visit of the Wise Men from the East, and altho the weather being cold, many attended the Service. At the South Side Church , the congregations were well treated. The Salvation Army held special services also, and on Monday night a concert with a Christmas tree was given for the young fold and under ADJT. MARSH, the night was well spent.
December ? 1921   Last week to Mr. and Mrs. Harland RIDOUT, twins, son and daughter.
December ? 1921   On Dec. 24th, child of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick HODDER,. Age 16 Months.
December ? 1921   The S.A. Quarters was also the scene of a quiet but pretty wedding when Minnie, daughter of Elizabeth and the late Peter PARSONS, of Jenkins Cove, was united in matrimony to Thomas, son of Helen and the late Matthew LEGGE of the Arm, by ADJT. MARSH, on Nov 10th. The bride, who looked charming in a suit of navy blue serge, was given away by her uncle Mr. Stanley PARSONS, the groom being supported by Mr. Allan PARSONS, brother of the bride. The bride was attended by Miss Gladys YOUNG, who also wore a suit of Navy blue serge and Miss Rowena WHITE, bridesmaid, cousin of the bride, wore [can't read] blue voile. A reception was held at the home of the bride, where about forty guests partook of a sumptuous meal. The bride received many useful presents. Mr. and Mrs. LEGGE will reside at the arm.
December ? 1921   Mr. Jacob MOORS, who paid a visit to the city to see his daughter, Nurse Jessie MOORS, who left last week for New York. Mr. MOORS came back by S.S. Home. Mr. Edward ROBERTS came also by same boat from St. John's. Mr. George WARR who came for a visit last week, left again by Home enroute to Pilleys Isld. Mr. G.H. SIBLEY, accountant with the A.N.D. CO Ltd. at Grand Falls, arrived by motorboat and spent Xmas holidays with friends here. Miss Georgie STIRLING, who spent the Summer and Autumn here with her sister, left for England via New York on Tuesday. Mr. Gorden FRENCH and Miss FRENCH, Meth. teachers here, left by Home to spend Xmas at Morton's Harbor. Messrs. Harold MUTFORD and Donald CURTIS left also by same boat for Morton's Hr. Messrs. ANSTEYS of Back Harbor netted some old seals on St. Stephen's Day. Commissioner and Mrs. SOWTEN, who have seen many countries, are now in charge of Canada East, Newfoundland and Bermuda. Mr. Leslie ANSTEY left by Home on Friday enroute for New York. Capt. Frank ROBERTS and part crew of the Schr. Grace arrived on Prospero, also crew of Ida M. Clarke. Mr. Fred HODDER arrived by S.S. Home on Thursday night.
December ? 1921   Armstrong - Whitworths will spend seven million dollars in two years. St. John's Nfld., Dec. 13 - Extensive plans for the development of the natural resources of Newfoundland, with the immediate employment of 2,000 men, were announced by H.D. REID, President of the Reid - Newfoundland Company, yesterday. He returned on Monday from a three-month visit to Great Britain. Mr. Reid said that while in London, he had negotiated a contract wit the Armstrong, Whitworth Company, Limited, of Newcastle, to develop the resources of the Humber River Valley. Under the project, he continued, paper mills would be established twice the size of the large Harmsworth plant at Grand Falls, which supplies newsprint to the Northcliffe papers in London, with a capacity of 1,000 tons daily. Mr. REID described the contract as guaranteeing the expenditure of seven million dollars within two years, with the establishment of aluminum works and other industries at Grand Lake, and extensive waterpower development. He said the men to be employed at once, would be used in logging through the winter. - Advocate, Dec 23rd.
December ? 1921   At Crow Head, on Dec. 3rd, by Rev. J.A. WILKINSON, Miss Louie ELLIOTT of Crow Head, to Mr. Henry RIDOUT of Pelly's Island.
December ? 1921   At the General Hospital, Guelph, Ont., to Mr. and Mrs. Allan HOPKINS, 387 Waterloo Ave., a daughter.

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