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Twillingate Sun and Northern Weekly Advertiser
July - December 1913

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.

Description:
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.

Holdings:
MUN 1880-1883, 1886-[1887]-[1889, 1891-1896,1899, 1903-1905, 1908-1944]-1953 Microfilm
PANL [1928-1930, 1934-1935, 1938, 1953] Microfilm
PRL 1880-1883, 1886-[1887]-[1889, 1891-1896,1899, 1903-1905, 1908-1944]-1953 Original and microfilm.

The records were transcribed by RON ST. CROIX.
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
 
 

PUB. DATE EVENT DETAILS
July 26, 1913 Politics Mr. W.F. COAKER was here Monday and Tuesday morning, but no one seemed to take any notice of him and he got no reception here. About midnight her steamed up and down the Harbor with five gunners aboard and a fog horn blowing, but as all respectable citizens were then in bed, it did not awaken any enthusiasm. Skipper Martin PHILLIPS went out in his motorboat with three gunners on board, but with the exception of a gun in Hart’s cove, every one seemed sleeping the sleep of the just. The angelic William must have felt very disappointed.
July 26, 1913 Mr. BEAVIS is Impressed The following extract from a letter received here from Mr. BEAVIS, who was recently here representing Miss STIRLING, was handed to us and we gladly give it publication. “May I be permitted to say, that during twenty-two years travel in divers parts of the world, I never came in contact, until this past week or two, with a people who collectively and individually dispense, to friend and stranger alike, the very essence of hospitality. I carry with me to the old country, something very akin to love for our oldest colonists.” Truly Yours, Charles S. BEAVIS.
July 26, 1913 Bishop Arrives His Lordship the Bishop of Newfoundland arrived here in the Church ship “Amazon” about 11am Monday and Confirmation was held at St. Peter’s Church the same evening, an account of which appears elsewhere in this issue.
July 26, 1913 Fish Very Scarce Fish is very scarce and traps are doing nothing at present. Mr. Jas. HODDER’S trap had 25 barrels Monday but nothing of any account since. Some traps have been absolutely clean of fish. Reports from North show little being done there either. The “Prospero” reported no fish except with one or two exceptions. Generally speaking the outlook is blue as can be.
July 26, 1913 Personals "Earle’s “Undine” went to Bear Cove, White Bay and returned this week. Dr. and Mrs. SMITH returned by “Prospero” from St. Anthony. Rev. Ira F. CURTIS left by Friday’s “Clyde” for Grand Falls, where he acts as supply for Rev. N.M. GUY, M.A., who is spending a vacation here. He returns to Twillingate in about a fortnight, for a few days before leaving for college. Rev. N.M. GUY and wife came by Thursday’s “Clyde”. Mrs. GUY intends recuperating before she returns to Grand Falls. Friends will remember that she underwent a critical operation a month or two ago, but she is now convalescent. Rev. W.H. STUCKLEY returned to Springdale by Friday’s “Clyde.” Mrs. C.D. MAYNE and children, went to LaScie by “Clyde” and “Duchess”. Mr. MAYNE accompanied them as far as Lewisport, returning Thursday. Mr. George GUY from Grand Falls, and Miss Phoebe GUY from Boston, arrived by “Clyde” Thursday night. Dr. SMITH was called to Chance Hr. Wednesday, to visit a sick woman there, and went to Black Island the next day. Mrs. F.M. FOX arrived this week from St. John’s. Mrs. Thos. PEYTON is here for the summer and will live in her own house. ANSTEY’S at Back Hr. had the misfortune to lose a fine cow last week. Death was due to some ailment. Capt. William HOUSE arrived Thursday night from Treaty Shore with 120 barrels."
July 26, 1913 Magistrate Absent By S.S. “Clyde” or “Kyle” the Magistrate will sail for Orange Convention among other matters in St. John’s, probably returning early in August. Head Constable PATTEN will arrange any court calls during absence of Magistrate.
July 26, 1913 Telegraphic News By Telegraph. July 22nd – “Beothic” ashore at Port aux Choix, Straits of Belle Isle. She left Sydney yesterday for Hudson Bay with railway supplies, and carried fifty passengers. Also a crew of thirty-three. H.M.S. “Sirius” and “Seal” are gone to her assistance. “Diana is coming to St. John’s and “Erik” takes her place. “Meigle” reports fishery fairly good in Straits. Whietley’s crew hail for thirty five hundred quintals. Grant crew fifty five hundred and prospects excellent. Small lots of new local dry fish sold yesterday in the City for six dollars. July 23rd – HMS “Cornwall” arrives Hare Bay August 26th and St. John Sept 4th. “Beothic” floated off last night, but the extent of damage is not known here as yet. Hon. George and Mrs. KNOWLING celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, and give all the employees and outing at Donovan’s. Big haul of codfish taken at Trepassey yesterday; nothing to equal it there for many years. July 24th – Governor DAVIDSON and wife and Capt. BEACH, A.D.C., left by last evenings express for Trinity and Bonavista Bays. “Prospero” arrived today; reports improvement in trap fishing all ports North. “Beothic” apparently not badly damaged, but will have to return to Sydney for coals and minor repairs.
July 26, 1913 Interesting Letter From New Bay (Part 1) New Bay, July 19th, 1913. (Editor Twillingate Sun). In looking over your excellent paper, I saw a note about our old and highly esteemed friend, Mr. Wm. FREEMAN, and while we are glad of his appointment to the Lighthouse, we miss him around in the mail service. The writer was connected with the Post Office here for 26 years, and from the time Mr. FREEMAN took on till he left, had more or less to do with him, and always found him most obliging and ready to help in any way possible. We congratulate him, and hope he may be as faithful in helping to keep the light bright for our men sailing around our coast on dark and stormy nights, and when this light of life shall grow dim in death, may he see the eternal light, leading him to the harbor where storms never come. We were also glad to see our friend Capt. James ANSTEY had arrived home safe. He came here as Pilot of the barque “Hawthornbank” I think, which has since arrived in Point Leamington, and will load lumber for the Nfld. Pine and Pulp Co. Our esteemed friend was anxious when here, and could not see just which way to get home, but meeting a friend at Fortune Hr., he went direct to Twillingate with him. We are always glad to see our old friends from Twillingate, and shall always feel grateful for kindness received in the hour of sore need.
July 26, 1913 Interesting Letter From New Bay (Part 2) Fish is very scarce around, or at least there is not much caught, but it is believed there is much more fish in, but it won’t take bait; one or two traps are getting a little lately. Mr. D. SPENCER had his trap torn by an iceberg but has it out again, but no doubt lost a few good hauls as he had the best berth, but we hope he may yet do well. Mr. A. YATES sold his schooner, and bought a room on Belle Isle, and has a crew gone there for the fishing season. Mr. Wm. MOORS has given up his schooner to his son Herbert, and we wish our young friend success on his first venture. Rev. Mr. BUTLER, who is going to college, I believe in Sept., is here supplying 'till another Minister is appointed. Glad to see the S.S. “Home” around again. Sorry for her mishap, but trust that for the rest of the season, our good friend Capt. HARBIN may have no more bother; we believe he is trying to do the best for all concerned, as also the Reids and the Government are. Mrs. M. PARSONS is here on a visit to her friends, and Mrs. Thos. YATES and her son George; we trust they may enjoy their visit. Pardon me if I have taken too much of your time and space. Yours Sincerely, P. MOORS. (We thank our correspondent and trust he will come again as often as he likes, and we shall be glad to afford him space. – Ed.)
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1) On Monday night, the Cadet's race boat was Christened on Quidi Vidi Lake by Miss HARRIS, daughter of Hon. John HARRIS, and called the “Mary”. A large enthusiastic gathering were present, and after the ceremony, the cadet crew took a spin over the lake.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2) The Rev. Henry JOHNSON, brother of Judge JOHNSON, is now visiting the City, after an absence of 14 years. The Rev. gentleman was Rector of Heart's Content, and is now attached to a parish in England. Age bears very lightly upon him, and one would never imagine him to be anymore than a young man from college.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3) Several of the residences have recently been troubled with their water pipes, and Mr. MURPHY of West End had the pipes dug up, and the men employed found an eel of large proportions causing all the trouble.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4) On Monday, fish was very plentiful on the local grounds, and the traps of Messrs. SNOW, Quidi Vidi and RYAN of South Side, secured large hauls.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5) Rabbit Town (now known as McNeil St.), famous for rows among the neighbours, was in full swing a few nights ago, the cause being one loving creature saying nasty things about her next door neighbour, which started a flame that took the combined strategy of Supt. GRIMES and Consts. STAMP, LAWLOR and O’KEEFE to subdue. Men and women were mixed up in the racket, and after the smoke cleared a little, the ringleader was quickly taken prisoner.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6) A man named NOSEWORTHY was recently arrested on a charge of threatening to shoot his wife. Some time ago he was before the Magistrate and was ordered by the Court to keep away from his wife’s home, but notwithstanding this order, whenever he comes to town, causes her a deal of annoyance and trouble. He has been sentenced to a room in the Pen. for 6 months.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 7) The wanton destruction of the electric light bulbs in the City, and insulators on the telegraph poles along the line of railway, have been causing a deal of trouble to the Reid Nfld. Co. So difficult is it to find the perpetrators of such willful deeds, that the Co. have placed a Detective on the line, and woe betide any one of them if captured.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 8) Messrs. Job’s steamers “Diana” and “Beothic” appears to have fallen on evil days. Last week news came that the Diana was ashore, and a few days ago the Beothic was reported stranded in the Straits of Belle Isle.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 9) The fishermen on the local grounds from Cape St. Francis to Petty harbor, are reaping a rich harvest, for fish is very plentiful, and the traps are doing excellent work; but the same cannot be said of the hook and line men, for they are doing very little, although there is a wall of fish between the points named.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 10) Two young men, while boating on the harbor on Sunday, had a narrow squeak for their lives. The sail had just been spread when a squall capsized the boat, and both were precipitated into the water. They however, held on to the overturned boat until help came and rescued them from their perilous position. They had an experience that they have no desire to have repeated.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 11) The patrol steamer “Scotia” reached port on Saturday after an absence of several weeks, during which time she cruised several thousand miles studying the tides, and tracing the ice Southward. After coaling, she sailed for the Banks for further observations.
July 26, 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 12) Today (Wednesday), the Hon. George and Mrs. KNOWLING celebrate the 50th Anniversary of their wedding. His business places are closed, and the employees are being entertained at Donovan’s. May the venerable couple live to enjoy man more anniversaries until the diamond jubilee comes around for celebrating.
July 26, 1913 Marriage A pretty wedding was solemnized by the Rev. Ira CURTIS at the Bluff Head Cove School Room on July 22nd. The contracting parties were Miss Minnie YOUNG, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abram YOUNG, Farmer’s Arm, and Mr. Levi STUCKLESS of Bluff Head Cove. The bride was given away by her uncle, Capt. Archibald ROBERTS, while Mr. Hardy SNOW supported the groom. The bridesmaids were Miss Ethel YOUNG, sister of the bride, and Miss Lillie ROBERTS. The newly married couple leaves next week for Alberta, their future home.
July 26, 1913 Advertisement Wanted. A girl for housework. Apply to Mrs. S. FACEY, North Side, Twillingate.
July 26, 1913 Advertisement Wanted. By Mrs. J.W. HODGE, Fogo, a servant girl for kitchen work. Good wages given. Apply to A.H. HODGE, Path End.
July 26, 1913 Notice Caution. As considerable complaint is made of the obstruction of Shoal Tickle by skiffs, etc., all persons are hereby cautioned against mooring any boats or skiffs on the inside of the channel. W.J. SCOTT, J.P., Magistrate.
July 26, 1913 Advertisement For Sale. Thirty Acres Land, about twenty acres cleared, situated at Bear Cove, about ¼ mile from Robert’s Arm. Plenty good firewood, convenient, and in a good harbor. A good place to make a home for several families. For further particulars apply to: Samuel COFFIN, Pilley’s Island, N.D. Bay.
July 26, 1913 Kills Old Seal With Gaff Mr. Levi CLARKE got a fine bitch harp lone handed, with nothing but a gaff last Friday. He was examining his salmon net, and had just rowed away from it with the intention of trying for codfish, when his notice was attracted by a seal moving slowly on the top of the water. He had no gun, but as soon as the seal drew back under water, he gave a few gentle strokes of the paddles and got his gaff ready. When the seal came up again, it did so right under his port bow, and Mr. CLARKE drove the gaff into his head, with all his might. A quick swing and he landed Mr. Seal right into the mid-ship room, where for a couple of minutes, man and seal had it “rings around”. The result however, was a knockout for the seal, and Mr. CLARKE rowed his prize triumphantly home. The fat on the seal was about ¾ of an inch thick, but it took two or three men to get it up over the stage head.
July 26, 1913 From the Trinity Enterprise From the Trinity Enterprise, July 19th. Messrs. CLIFFORD, KING and BROWN of Trinity, are securing good catches of codfish from their traps these days. Unfortunately, the most of the other traps do not average one quintal per day. The schooner “Dulcie M.” arrived on Tuesday from Notre Dame Bay, with a load of lumber for the erection of a Church of England Parsonage. The whaler “Hump” arrived yesterday with her first fish, a finback. Wwhile operating at Dublic Cove, the Hump secured 14 whales. The fishery at Hant’s Hr. and other places on that side of the Bay, have been fairly good the past week. Messrs.
July 26, 1913 Working on the Post Office Alfred MANUEL and Wm. PEYTON are re-shingling the Post Office this week.

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October 18 1913 Advertisement For Sale. Good Jersey cow in calf. Will sell for $55 cash. Apply to John GILLARD, Gillard’s Cove.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Read This. If you want Motorboats or Trap Skiffs built the coming winter, I am ready to take orders to build them, any size or at any price. Robert SMALL, Tizzard’s Harbor.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Notice. Any person or persons, such as Agents , Parsons, Priests, Doctors, or anybody else, wishing to hire a motorboat, should apply to S. FACEY, North Side, Twillingate.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Dr. LEHR, Dentist, 203 Water Street, St. John’s. Best quality teeth $12 per set. Teeth extracted without pain., 25c.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Pony for sale; apply to John MINTY, Arm.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Hodder's Restaurant will be in full swing the first of September. Coffee and tea served, also sober drinks, apples, oranges, grapes and all kinds of confectionery will be sold there. Also 50 smoked salmon. Bed and Bedding 15 cents. Milk new and skimmed supplied if required to passengers on steamers. Hodder's Restaurant at Coastal Wharf.
October 18 1913 Public Notice Under the provisions of Chapter 23, 2 Edward VII, entitled An Act to Amend the Post Office Act 1891 – and upon recommendation of the Board appointed under section 1 thereof, Notice is hereby given that three months after date, a Proclamation will issue for the alteration of name or renaming of places as under, that is to say: - 1. That Shoal Bay, Bonavista Bay be renamed Wellington. 2. That Portugal Cove, Trepassey Bay, be renamed Portugal Cove South. 3. That Durrel’s Arm or Twillingate South be renamed Durrel. R. WATSON, Colonial Secretary. Dept. of the Colonial Secretary, 20th 1913.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 1) The Police are kept busy these days investigating numerous petty thefts which have recently been brought under their notice, and hope in the near future to round up these gentlemen at large, and place them under the care and protection of Supt. PARSONS of the Colony’s boarding house for such characters.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 2) Men are in great demand just now for the logging season, and large inducements are being offered to those willing to take to the woods, and attack the forests.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 3) Another successful Newfoundlander, Mr. Gordon CHRISTIAN, who has just completed a 2 year course at the Royal Academy of Music, London, England, returned by the S.S. “Mongolian” and will practice his profession here. He succeeds Prof. KING as Music Master at the Methodist College, and has been appointed Organist and Choir Master of George St. Methodist Church. We wish him every success.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 4) Dr. STAFFORD and wife, who had been visiting friends in Montreal, returned home by Saturday’s express, having benefited greatly by the trip.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 5) The “Nascopie” brought a large lot of furs from Hudson Bay, which will be transported to England per “Pelican” due next week. They are said to be worth about half a million dollars.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 6) The employees of Harvey’s butterine factory, presented Mr. and Mrs. OUTERBRIDGE (who were recently married in England) with address and souvenir, as a memento of the goodwill existing between employers and employed. The recipients were much touched by this token of respect and esteem.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 7) Upon the arrival of the “Nascopie” a few days ago, one of the crew, a Russian Fin, was handed over to the Police for attempting the life of a sailor named BREWIN. After committing the deed, he became so desperate, that the Capt. had him placed in irons until his arrival at St. John’s. We understand the authorities have decided to send him back to his native land.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 8) On the way up from St. Brendan’s, a fine strapping young fellow named Earnest KEELS, was lost overboard and drowned, from on board the schooner “Bessie T.”, Capt. TURNER. It appears on Saturday evening the weather being stormy, the Capt. sent KEELS to assist in lowering the sail. While in the act, the boom jibed, and knocked the unfortunate young fellow into the sea. Every effort was made to save him, but in the face of such a tremendous sea running, very little could be done. Much sympathy is felt for the relatives who live at Alexander Bay.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 9) The man HARE, who shot at Bishop MARCH on Sunday last with intent to kill, has been committed for trial in the Supreme Court, and was brought to town on Wednesday and lodged in the Penitentiary.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 10) The S.S. “Canning,” with her thrust shaft out of order, arrived in port on Wednesday, and was at once towed to the dock, where repairs will be made. The ship is 12 days out from Manchester to New York, and has as cargo, 1,000 tons of rags and paper.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 11) Owing to an accident to some of the machinery at Grand Falls, work is scarce, and many of the men have left for pastures new.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 12) The British Society’s bazaar closed on Friday night with a grand dance. The affair was successful in every way and the proceeds fully up to expectations.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 13) A naval man named BROMWELL, of HMS “Sirius”, was brutally assaulted by two of his own shipmates. The attack was so severe that Dr. ROBERTS was compelled to insert seven stitches in his head. It is said there was no provocation and that his assailants will be severely punished.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 14) Hon. E.R. BROWNING left per “Stephano” on Saturday, to resume his work on the Royal Commission. The Hon. Gentleman will probably be absent from Newfoundland for 6 months.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 15) About a fortnight ago, the Chief Officer of the “Bonaventure” fell into the hold and broke his wrist. The break was attended to on board, and the patient is now doing well.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 16) The Steamers “Bellaventure” and “Bonaventure” have returned to port after an absence of several months in the far North.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 17) A young man named SQUIRES, received a bad kick in the leg by a boy named SKEANS. Upon being taken to Channing’s Drug Store, it was found upon examination, that no bones were broken, and after a short rest he was able to walk home.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 18) The many friends of Inspector O’REILLY, will be sorry to hear that his son Bert, is ill of typhoid fever at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal. We all hope that his illness will be of short duration, and that very soon he will be able to resume his studies at McGill University.X
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 19) The Nickel Theatre continues to be the scene of attractions, and nightly draws the crowd. Mr. KIELLY manages the show in first class style, and caters in a manner to meet the approval of all. Next week he promises something that has been considered a marvel – the Battle of Waterloo.
October 18 1913 Our Weekly Budget From St. John’s (Part 20) The latest arrivals to strike this town were a company of Gipsies, numbering about 16 people. They were detained at the Railway Station until late Monday night, when they secured a house on Pleasant Street. Their strange customs and mode of living, attracted hundreds of citizens to the depot to see them. They expect to get employment in one of the factories.
October 18 1913 Shipping News The Exotic, Capt. Ethelbert VATCHER, left Thursday for St. John’s with a load of fish oil, etc., from the firm of J.W. Hodge.
October 18 1913 Personals Mr. F. LINFIELD returned from St. John’s by “Clyde” on Sunday. Mr. Wm. MOORES, wife and two children arrived from Grand Falls on Sunday. Bull birds have been numerous in the Bight this week and some of our gunners killed large numbers. J.M. JACKMAN, Esq., J.P., of Tilt Cove, paid a short visit to town on Sunday in his motorboat “Hope.” Schr. “Dulcie M.,” arrived from Loon Bay Monday, with a cargo of lumber. Mrs. DAWE left by “Prospero” on Thursday for Newtown, Bonavista Bay. Mr. Robert GUY, who had been trading for Earle Sons & Co., on the Labrador, arrived on Monday.
October 18 1913 Death On Oct. 16th, Louisa LUNNEN passed peacefully away at the age of 76 years. Interment takes place tomorrow afternoon in the C. of E. Cemetery.
October 18 1913 Death William R. FORD. At Walsenhalme in far Hudson Bay, on Aug. 17th, there passed away Mr. William R. FORD, Agent at the Hudson Bay Company’s station there. The sad news was received yesterday morning by his father, Mr. John FORD, by wireless from Indian harbor. Mr. FORD was educated at Twillingate and at Bishop Field College under Principal BLACKALL. For thirteen years he had been engaged with the Hudson Bay Company; 11 at George’s River, and 2 at Walsenhalme. To his mother, who in May last was stricken with paralysis, his wife, father, children, brothers and sisters, we extend general sympathy. He has passed away far from his kith and kin, but it is by such men as William R. FORD that the Empire has been built. They man the outposts, and quietly extend those influences, which make for the Empire’s greatness and prosperity. – Daily News. Mr. FORD was well known here, he having with his brother, attended St. Peter’s School for several years.
October 18 1913 Floated Off The “Sydney Smith” was successfully floated off Harbor Rock on Friday night.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Don’t Miss This Grand Concert. Wednesday night, October 22nd at 8 o’clock, in the Victoria Hall, by some of Twillingate’s best singers, as a farewell concert to W. J. ANSTEY, who for the last two years, has taken such great interest in helping to make Twillingate a musical Town. Undoubtedly this will be the best concert of its kind ever given in the place. The music will be of a high order. Selections from Elijah will be sung by a double quartette. Mrs. C.V. SMITH, Mrs. Arthur BLACKLER sopranos; Miss Hannah PIERCE, Miss Nelle SCOTT altoes; Allan PRESTON, W.J. ANSTEY tenors; Leonard EARLE, C. HODGE basses; Mrs. W. B. TEMPLE organist. There will also be selections by Twillingate Male Quartette; duets and solos by members of the double quartette. This will be the last concert given in Twillingate under the direction of Mr. ANSTEY, as he will be leaving for Boston the following week. The organ used at this concert, and owned by Mr. ANSTEY, will be sold at public auction (with reserve) after the concert. This grand cabinet organ has 12 stops, 4 sets of reeds, splendid tone, well built, worth $125 when new. If you are thinking of buying an organ, and want your money’s worth, don’t miss this opportunity; come and make a bid. Reserved seats to the concert 25c and 15c; general admission 10c. Should the weather be stormy the concert will be on Thursday night.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Potatoes for Sale. About 30 barrels of fine potatoes can be bought at $1.60 per barrel. Also a good set of wheels, and other things which must be sold within the next three weeks. Call and look them over. Samuel MOORE, Bluff Head Cove.
October 18 1913 Advertisement General Servant Wanted. Wanted immediately, a general servant; wages $8 per month to a reliable person; apply or write Violet C. ASHBOURNE, Twillingate.
October 18 1913 Advertisement Piano for Sale. One Bell Piano in splendid condition. Will be sold at a bargain. Leonard EARLE.
October 18 1913 Advertisement For Sale. The property of the late Albert STUCKLESS situated on North Side, consisting of dwelling house, out houses and adjoining land. For particulars apply to S. LOVERIDGE.
October 18 1913 Death FORD. – On the 18th of August at Cape Walsenholme, Hudson Bay, William R. FORD, leaving a wife and two children, father, mother, two sisters and two brothers.
October 18 1913 Public Notice On the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Mines, His Excellency the Governor in Council has been pleased to order that the following piece of land be reserved from grant, lease or license; and be set apart for the use of the public, namely: - All that piece or parcel of land situate at South Island, Twillingate, which is bound on the North by Crown land; on the East by Crown land and main Public Road to Purcell’s Harbor; on the South by a Branch Road, Kettle Cove, and Crown land; and on the West by Crown land, and being the whole of the marsh known as Moor’s Marsh. R. WATSON, Colonial Secretary. Department of Colonial Secretary, September 2nd, 1913.
October 18 1913 Accidentally Shot A man named Jas. SHEA of Glenwood, accidentally shot himself a week or so ago, while nearly 50 miles up country in the Gander River. He was putting a shotgun in a canoe, when the hammer struck the seal and it exploded, sending the whole charge thro SHEA’S arm and shoulder. He was taken to the hospital at Grand Falls for treatment, and it is hoped to save his arm; tho the bone is somewhat damaged.
October 18 1913 Death Word was received Friday conveying the intelligence of the sudden death of Mr. Lloyde HODDER, son of Mr. George HODDER, at Boston. No information was received as to the cause. To the grief stricken friends and relatives of he young man, the Sun extends sympathy.
October 18 1913 Death Of Nonogerian Death removed another old standard of Twillingate on Thursday, in the person of Mrs. Betty YOUNG, relict of the late Stephen YOUNG, at the ripe of age of 91 years.
October 18 1913 Schooner Upset A small schooner of 20 tons was capsized in the river between Northern and Burnt Arms on Monday. Her crew of men escaped in their boat, and she was towed to Burnt Arm by the “Jupiter” and Mr. BEETON’S motorboat, which was conveying the People’s Party Candidates, but who aided in the work of rescue. The People’s Party Candidates were the first on the scene, and learned that the boat, which was light in ballast, was carrying logs, and when the squall struck her, the logs rolled to leeward, throwing the vessel on her beam ends.
October 18 1913 Tilt Cove It is currently reported that the Tilt Cove mine will resume work next year - under a much smaller scale however, than previously.
October 18 1913 The Sydney Smith Mr. ASHBOURNE has succeeded in getting the wrecked “Sydney Smith” off Harbor Rock and into Hodge’s beach, where she now lies. Work of repairing her is begun, and it is said she can be fixed without tremendous cost. If so, Mr. ASHBOURNE will have made a good bargain.
October 18 1913 Fish and Bull Birds Quite a nice little bit of fish was on the grounds the past few weeks and owing to the fine weather, fishermen did fairly well on this side of the Bay. Numerous turrs and bullbirds were flying on Friday, and in spite of the stormy weather, several punts were out off Back Harbor.
October 18 1913 Man Cut By Saw A nasty accident happened at Mr. NEWMAN’S mill at Boyde’s Cove last week. A man named BOWEN, in passing a saw, stepped too near, and it struck him in the hand and leg, splitting one finger open and making a bad cut in the leg. He did not lose much blood, and was fixed up locally.
October 18 1913 Politics – The Election The People’s Party Candidates held their final meetings at Bishop’s Falls and Norris Arm, Messrs. Vates and TEMPLE at the former place and Mr. MILLEY at the latter. Splendid receptions were accorded them on the mainland. Mr. MILLEY returned to St. John’s by Wednesday night express, and the other two candidates returned to their homes by “Clyde.” On behalf of the People’s Party candidates, the Sun extends sincere thanks to the numerous friends throughout the district, for their kind hospitality extended. By a strange move, the People’s Party candidates held up the Liberal candidates in Lewisport, from Friday night till Tuesday night. Sir Robert and Mr. CLIFT left Lewisport Tuesday night, and Sir Robert detrained at Whitbourne. Mr. JENNINGS came down to Exploits and took a motorboat for home. The stormy weather interferes with the collection of ballot boxes in this district, and it is doubtful of all returns will be in here before the last of the week. The “Eye-Opener” arrived Saturday with the mainland and St. John’s boxes, and went on to Fogo with the St. John’s box.

    [There is nothing on my microfilm between October 18 1913 and the end of the year. GW.]

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