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YEAR END EVENTS 1935

The records were transcribed by JOHN BAIRD & SUE O'NEILL.  Formatted by GEORGE WHITE. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors.
PUB. DATE EVENT DETAILS
January 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Formal opening of “The Strand”, New Year Revels provide excellent program. Cardinal Bourne, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster died, 73. “At Home at the “Y”. W. J. Carroll and W. P Rogerson in New Year Honors, members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division)
January 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 3 aged men burned to death, and 13 injured, in fire which destroyed the $10,000 Cherokee Country home, Gaffney, South Carolina.
January 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary J O’MARA.
January 1, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Francis DRAKE of Oderin and Miss Ross McLENNON, of Placentia, at Placentia.
January 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Trial of Bruno Hauptmann, charged with kidnaping and murdering of the first Lindbergh baby, began. Storm washed away coastal wharf and lighthouse at Twillingate. Light at Smoker Island near Change Islands, beaten to pieces and washed away. Installation of officers Royal Oak Lodge.
January 2, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Colonial Navigation Line steamer Lexington, sank in East River, N.Y. after being rammed by a tramp freighter, James CHRISTENSEN, 5 members of Lexington crew drowned.
January 2, 1935 NECROLOGY John T BAKER, 58. George M KEATS, of Argentia. Mrs. John SKIFFINGTON, Newman’s cove, 74.
January 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD United States Cutter “Thetis” fired on Newfoundland registered vessel “Casanova”. Opening debate of M.C.L.I. 1935 session. Markland Scheme subject of discussion. Vote ends in tie. French Foreign Minister Laval, left Paris on Official visit to Signor Mussolini. Hon. Justice Higgins delivered New Year message to Rotary Club. MacDonald Fellowship Club resumed meetings after holiday season.
January 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Sr. Mary Christina COLLINS. St. Patrick Convent, Riverhead, John SHIRRAN, Bonavista, 80. Lional BALDWIN, Victoria, 62.
January 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD President Roosevelt proposed revision of the entire Federal relief structure. Dole abandoned. Public works taking it place. Installation of officers St. John’s Lodge AF and AM. Past Masters Jewel presented to W. Bro. G. G. Hibbs, and walking stick, to retiring Treasurer W. N. Gray. Executer of Newfoundland. Conference of the United Church forwarded protest to Commission of Government, in Liquor regulations. Collegiate dance at Feild Hall. N.G.I.T. entertained blind of city at party.
January 4, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 7 fishermen died in shark infested waters off Havana, when the steamer Seatrain rammed their fishing smack, Julian Seagoechen. Body of John LLOYD of Tikkerluk, Gros Water Bay, who perished in snow blizzard, December 30th found.
January 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Plemon C TAYLOR, 1. Stanislaus MacPherson KEATS of Argentia.
January 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD King Zogo of Albania, fearing further advances of rebel forces, fled from his Capital Tirana. Germany emigre Prince Hubertus Loewenstein, who was recently deprived of his German citizenship, ordered to leave Saar territory. Severe earthquake felt in many parts of Turkey.
January 5, 1935 NECROLOGY George C COX, Blackhead B. D. V. 26.
January 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dr. A.C. Hunter M.A. addressed Holy Cross L.A. on ‘‘Continual” or “Centripetal.” House of Miss Long, Prescott Street, badly gutted by fire. Houses of Mr. Edward Feild, adjoining Mr. R. G. MacDonald, Mr. W. Bugden, Miss Collins and Mr. D Nicholson, damaged by smoke and water. Annual meeting Cathedral Men’s Bible Class. Mr. Leo E. F. English spoke to Patrician Association on Newfoundland Folk Lore. T. A. Club Management Committee election of officers. 350,000 people suffering from malaria at Colombo, Ceylon. Physicians now striken with disease, 3,000 deaths reported. His Grace the Archbishop, made appeal to women of Cathedral Congregation, on behalf of St. Vincent de Paul Society. Mr. Robert S Furlong addressed Antlers Club on “The History of the Blockade.”
January 6, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Ward Liner Havana, aground on reef off Florida coast. 2 passengers missing after check of rescued.
January 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas MURPHY. Mrs.Ellen HAYDEN, Carbonear, 78. William WHITE, Grand Bank, 29. Mrs. Simeon GOOBIE, Old Perlican, 88.
January 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Novelty Dance at the Strand. Report of Marine Court of Enquiry placed whole responsibility for the loss of schooner “Ethel Collett” on Master and Officers of “Silver City”. Capt. Cyrus Taylor of S.S. “Blue Peter” severely injured, when wave flung him to deck. Franco-Italian accord, signed at Rome, by Signor Mussolini and Monsieur Laval.
January 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Samuel EARLE, Concert Master Musician, formerly of Newfoundland, at Charlottetown, 90. William CAMPBELL, 82.
January 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Worst fog in years, caused suspension of ocean and air traffic on North Atlantic seaboard. Annual meeting Commercial Travelers Association. Week of Prayer opened at Wesley Church. Winter session of Supreme Court opened. Annual reunion Star of The Sea Association. Mr. Claude Howse spoke to “Y” Men’s Club on “The relation of the world to the rest of the universe.” St. John’s Choral Society hold first concert. 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Bank of Montreal in Newfoundland. Annual meeting Cathedral Men’s Bible Class.
January 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Reuben BENSON. Mrs. Alice (Dalton) RYAN, 70. James Young GULLIVER, 8 months,
January 8, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Harry W. FOOTE Pardy’s Island, and Miss Madeline B WALSH , of Great Burin, at Great Burin.
January 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Striking of rum-runner “Im Alone” declared not justified by a Joint Judicial Commission. Canada must receive apology and $50,666. B.P.O.Elks honored retiring Past Grand Exalted Ruler of the Order, Dr. A. C. Tait, with dinner at Sterling Restaurant. New Lecture Room for nurses, the gift of Major W. H. Green, in honor of the late Dr. Stabb, opened at General Hospital.
January 9, 1935 NECROLOGY James ROWE Carbonear, 89. Mrs. Manrietta TAPP formerly of Hr. Grace, at Boston, 75. Fred ABBOTT, Rolling Cove, Bonavista. 75.
January 9, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Oliver GOODLAND and Miss Virtue CREW, Elliston.
January 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD M.C.L.I. debate “That Ignorance is Bliss” won by negative. Annual meeting Springdale St. School Ladies’ Auxiliary. Announced, Department of Public Health and Welfare to open clinics in all city schools. Mary Pickford divorced Douglas Fairbanks in a three month court appearance at Los Angeles. His Excellency the Governor, Sir D. Murray Anderson, spoke to rotary Club, on “the Life of an Officer in the Royal Navy.” Annual meeting City Hockey League.
January 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Samuel BRUSHETT, Engineer, 68. William KENNELL, Western Bay.
January 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Reuben THOMAS and Miss Heartie GOOBIE, at Hant’s Harbor. Harold MILLS and Miss Stella ROBERTS, Burlington.
January 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Schooner E. P. Theriault, after experiencing worst storm in half a century, arrived at La Have, after 38 days voyage from Turk’s Island. Closing service, week of prayer Gower St. Church. R. E. W. A. and Y. M. C. A. members, held social gathering. 84th Session of the League of Nations Council convened.
January 11, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Floods caused much damage in Nova Scotia, two lives lost.
January 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Elizabeth Mary HORWOOD, 71. Hector PATTEN, Lewisporte, 71.
January 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Ernest Howse, son of Rev. C and Mrs Howse, of Carbonear, and now Pastor of first Presbyterian Church, Beverly Hills, California, granted his PH.D. by Edinburgh University.
January 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Sr. Mary IGNATIUS, formerly of Tilting, at Brasher Falls, New York.
January 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dr. A. C. Tait lectured to Antlers Club on “The royal Army Medical Corps.” Rev. Fr. Bradshaw lectured to Holy Cross L.A. on “Sir Thomas More’s Utopia.” After first solo flight ever made between Hawaii and California, Amelia Earhart failed in attempted to take off for Washington from Oakland. Annual meeting Mount Cashel Old Boys.
January 13, 1935 NECROLOGY George SPRACKLIN, at Kentville, N.S.
January 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Overwhelming victory for Germany in Saar plebiscite. Refugees fearful of Nazi vengeance, leave for France and elsewhere. Jimmy Doolittle, daring speed flyer, left Los Angeles in attempt to set new Coast to Coast Record. Official opening of new “Capitol” Theatre by Mayor Carnell. King George sent message of sympathy to malaria victims at Ceylon. French schooner “Rene Moreaux” ashore at St. Pierre Island. Japanese seaport Sukaimatche, destroyed by fire. Kingston P Murray, 34, arrested and charged with kidnaping John S LaBatt, wealthy London, Ontario, brewer. Opening Game hockey series. Holy Cross defeat Guards 7-3. Just before season was declared open, Hon. Justice Higgins declared 2 minutes silence be observed, in memory of Mr. Will Herder and Mr. Gus Herder, 2 great hockey players, who recently passed away. Election officers of George St. United Church Brotherhood. Nfld Graduate Nurses Association held musicale at residence of Mrs. J. G. Higgins."
January 14, 1935 NECROLOGY Andrew PETERSON, New York. Mrs. Robert ABBOTT, Rolling Cove, Bonavista.
January 14, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edward SMITH, of Bishop’s Falls, and Miss Sadie BROWN, of Tilton. Sidney PORTER and Miss Mary Jane CHAULK, Elliston.
January 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Speaker of Canadian House of Commons, Mr. George Black, resigns on account of illness. Railway Employees Welfare Association, complete erection of 38 houses, in area between Craig Miller Avenue and Topsail Road. Installation officers at St. John’s Lodge, No. 5, S. U. F. Honorary Degree of membership of Knights of Columbus conferred on Bro. William S. Dunphy, Bro. Chas. H Hutton, K .S .G. , and Bro. Garrett Byrne, on completion of 25 years of membership in the order. J. A. Cochrane, Esq. special speaker.
January 15, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS James O’NEILL, 51, of James Street, committed suicide by hanging.
January 15, 1935 NECROLOGY William Jenkins COAKER, Watch Maker, 60. Mrs. Margaret REARDON. Moss PENNEY, Victoria, Carbonear
January 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 18,000 tons express steamer “Potsdam” launched at Hamburg. Abyssinian Government’s memorandum, in reference to recent incident on Italo-Abyssinian frontier, lodged with League of Nations. First Reunion of Department of Posts and Telegraphs, at Newfoundland Hotel. Major Harper addressed gathering. Auxiliary schooner Neptune II, owned by Forward & Tibbo, of Grand Bank, and which cleared for Oporto from Harbor Buffett, December 29th, abandoned in mid-Atlantic and set on fire.
January 16, 1935 NECROLOGY John BRIEN, Brigus.
January 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Captain Samul J Furneaux of the R. M. S. Nova Scotia, retired from sea, after 39 years services with Messrs Furness Withy & Co., Ltd. Sixth and final session of Canada’s seventeenth parliament opened. James L Bowman elected speaker. Ladies night at masonic Temple. Rev. Canon Higham lectured to Llewellyn Club on his experiences in South America. Mr. D. J. Van Bommell, General Secretary Y. M. C. A. spoke at Rotary Luncheon, taking as his subject “Italy and Musslini”. Annual meeting Feildian Ladies’ Association. M. C. L. .I debatred two subjects, “The shipbuilding policy of the Government” and “The Municipal Councils’ action in refusing loan from Commission of Government.” Annual presentation of bowling trophies and smoker at Holy Name Hall. Miss Land, General Secretary of Y. W. C. A. spoke to MacDonald Fellowship Club on the “Y”
January 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sarah TILLEY, Newman’s Cove, 57.
January 18, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie ROWE, Mrs. Sarah HUMBY, Melrosae. Alfred RODWAY, Kingwell, P.B. 67.
January 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Captain Kearley and crew of 6 men, of schooner Elsie of Belleoram, which foundered off St. Pierre coast, rowed 48 miles to land.
January 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Hurryon, bound for New York from Bay of Islands with cargo of herring, driven ashore off Grady’s Island on Nova Scotia coast. Mr. C. O’N Conroy, K.C. addressed Antlers Club, and gave some amusing press clippings. Bro. Edward Flynn described club life in amusing manner. Rev. Bro. O’Hehir addressed Holy Cross L.A. on Joseph Conrad, sailor and writer. Mr. L. E. F. English addressed St. Bon’s Literary Society on “Newfoundland Folk Lore.” Re. Fr. J. J. Power described his visit to South America to Patricians Association. Organ and vocal recital at Cochrane St. Centennial Church.
January 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Jessie OSMOND. James NASH, Branch, 75.
January 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD United States Secretary of State, Cordell Hull, announced opening of negotiations re United States-Canada Trade agreement. Annual meeting Wesley Adult Bible Class. Fire started in store of Ernest Levitz, Corner Brook. Annual meeting Victoria Royal Scarlet Chapter.
January 21, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Explosion in Philadelphia mine of the Reading Coal & Iron Co. killed 10 miners.
January 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Jeremiah FITZGERALD, Tilton, 68.
January 21, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Denis WALL of Glenwood and Miss Margaret CONNOLLY, of Cupids, at Cupids.
January 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD French government protested to League that an official named Bernard together with 18 soldiers and numerous native civilians, have been murdered by rebellious tribes in Somaliland. First re union of St. John’s Customs Staff at Newfondland Hotel. Annual meeting of congregational of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Annual meeting Nonia at Newfoundland Hotel.
January 22, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 71 men killed when factory collapsed at Parkiang, near Canton, China. Fred COURTNEY, 20, Clayton COURTNEY, 24 and Norman COURTNEY, 26 all brothers, and sons of James COURTNEY, of Petries, drowned at Rose Blanche, when dory in which they were fishing, swamped. Two brothers, Archbald DECKERS, 23 and Freemen DECKERS, 12, of Nain, caught in snow storm, and lost their way, becoming badly frostbitten. Freeman died from exposure.
January 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas HENNEBURRY, 66.
January 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Largest postal robbery in history of New England when 5 bandits held up United States mail truck and got away with $129,000 currency. Pupils of Bishop Spencer college presented operetta “Peach Blossoms” and the play “Rosemary Green.”
January 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. George TIBBO, Grand Bank, 85.
January 23, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR C Rhodes PERRY of this city and Miss Allison HOWELL , of Carbonear, at Cochrane Street Church. Wencelaus L BROWNE, formerly of Carbonear, and Miss Cecelia M O’NEILL of this city.
January 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Canon Howitt spoke to Macdonald Fellowship Club on “Sermons in Stone.”
January 24, 1935 NECROLOGY John C WINSOR, formerly of Carbonear, at Watertown, Mass. 74. Mrs. Mary GRANT, formerly of St. John’s, at Halifax, 75. Charles BURSEY, Cupids.
January 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Forest fire tower for fighting forest fires, erected at Mount Blandford near Thorburn Lake. Four new revolvers and $30 in counterfeit 50c. pieces, discovered by Captain Hounsell, formerly of S. S. Home, but now of S. S. Portia, in the Captain’s cabin of S. S. Home.
January 25, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 32 persons known to have perished and 15 others feared lost, as result of collision between the Ward liner “Mohawk” and the Norwegian freighter “Talleman” off the New Jersey Coast. R. W. ARDEN, 25 and his mother Mrs. Ruth ARDEN, 50, of Chicago, maddened by the with drawl of ??? wounded three persons and killed themselves. Arthur S JENKINS, 54, of Plymouth Road, committed suicide by hanging.
January 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Winnie KING, Portugal Cove, 17. Mrs. Michael KEAN. Arthur Samuel JENKINS, 53. Betty GALLAGHER, 3½ .
January 26, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Irsael AYLES and Miss Eliza SHORT, Bonavista.
January 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting British and foreign Bible Society. Press communique outlined policy of Commission of Government. Sunday School Anniversary Service at Gower St. United Church. Patrician Association held interesting debate on merits and demerits of progress of natural sciences. Speakers Messrs. E. J. Keough, A. M. Cochrane , J Daly and K McGrory. Messrs. J. M. Spearns, E. J. Molloy, A. Jackman and J J Maddigan addressed Holy Cross L.A. Tex McGinn addressed Antlers and their friends on “The Great International Scout Jamboree of 1929.” Annual meeting Presentation Convent ladies’ Association. Presentation to Rev. Mother de Sales, Superiores of the Order in Newfoundland, on attainment of her golden Jubilee.
January 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Rev. A. A. HOLMES, at Clinton, Ont.
January 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Child Welfare Association at Newfoundland Hotel. Board of Trade gave luncheon at Newfoundland Hotel in honor of Captain Furneaux of S. S. Nova Scotia, and presented him with a silver model of a caribou. Mount Allison won first game of series defeating City 10-4.
January 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Bride (Ryan) O’NEILL. Hannah M CARNELL. Mrs. Nora HARTIGAN, Placentia
January 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Canadian House of Commons passed resolution authorizing Government to introduce the unemployment insurance bill. Annual meeting Board of Trade. Mr. T. A. MacNab elected President. Mr. D. J. Van Bommell, General Secretary Y. M. C. A. Men’s Club on “Hitler”. British freighter “Silvery-DEw” ran ashore on shoal near Halifax Harbor. Mount Allison won second game in series defeating City 7 to 3.
January 29, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 32 people dead as result of drinking poisonous liquor at Flowersville, New York.
January 29, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs Michael WALSH, Carbonear, 78. John A. B. FORWARD, formerly of Carbonear, at Toronto, 70.
January 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mount Allison graduates and friends, held banquet at Newfoundland Hotel and formed Association. Mount Allison hockey team now in city, guests of honor. Wanderers basketball club held enjoyable dance at Strand. Mount Allison hockey team guest of the evening.
January 30, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Lawrence NUEHLEISON, pilot ,John MURALT, Archie KING and C .C LARSON, killed when plane crashed while flying from Skagway to Dawson.
January 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Wilson GARLAND, Gaultois, 54. Mrs. Ambrose BROWN, Bell Island.
January 31, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Franco-British conversations begin in London. Annual meeting Church of England Institute. Annual meeting T. A. ladies’ Auxiliary. Harvey & Co., Ltd., champions Commercial Bowling League for 1934-35. Fortnightly meeting Llewellyn Club, Rev. G. B. Pickering, Mr. L. E. Emerson, K.C., and Hon. E. N. R. Trentham discussed the amendments to liquor tax from three angles. Visiting Mount Allison hockey team guest at Rotary luncheon.
January 31, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth LIND, Little Bay Islands, 88. John H WADDEN, 88.
January 31, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Maxse GRANDY, of Grand Bank and Miss Ellen MYLES of Garnish, at Grand Bank.

February 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New Council Board fo Trade held first meeting. Prizes presented at final get-together of the Y. .M. C. A. and R. E. .W. .A at the “Y” Mount Allison completed unbroken series at victories when they defeated ciity All Stars 9-6. Guards defeated team from Brigus 4-3. Junior pupils of Mercy gave delightful entertainment.
February 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. (Dr.) Alexander CAMPBELL, formerly of Souris, P.E.I.
February 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. C. O’N. Conroy delivered lecture on “Company Law” to Law Students Club.
February 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jane (Young) VAVASOUR, of Twillingate , 82.
February 2, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Manuel ADAMS of Burin and Miss Casandra ADAMS, of Milton, at George's Brook.
February 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. L. E. Emerson K.C., lectured to Holy Cross L.A. on “Books.” Mr. R. S. Furlong, B.L. gave review of books recently read to Patrician Association. France accepted English suggestion that annulment of military clauses in Peace Treaty should be proposed to Germany. Meeting of men at Markland. Number of visitors from St. John’s. Hon. T. Lodge addressed gathering.
February 3, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John A FITZGERALD and Miss Mary RYAN, Bell Island.
February 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Team of James Baird, Ltd., won top place in section B Commercial Bowling League. House of Mrs. Lydia Easton, of Pound cove, near Westville destroyed by fire.
February 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Charles BUTLER, formerly of Hr. Grace., 69.
February 4, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Robert C JACKMAN of Tilt Cove, and Miss Jessie M JACKMAN of Winborne, Devonshire, England, at C. of E. Cathedral.
February 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. A. W. Martin celebrated 80th birthday. “Daffodil” luncheon at Synod Hall under direction of Cathedral women’s Home Missionary Association. Kirk player presented “Penelope” at presbyterian Hall.
February 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas Charles HAWKINS, at Toronto, 23.
February 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Duke and Duchess of Kent given rousing reception at West Indies. Railway Station at corner Brook burned to ground. Four days debate on “Government India” bill began in House of commons. Entertainment at Ast. Joseph’s Hall. B .I. S. L & A. Committee election of officers.
February 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth CODNER.
February 6, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas HICKS, Bayley’s Cove, and Miss Hilda POWELL, Mochbeggar, Bonavista. John W COLE and Miss Rose Victoria FORD, Newman’s Cove, B. B.
February 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD M .C.L. I. Debate “That we should pity our grandchildren” won by Negative. Nfld. Hikers club held dance at the Strand. Cabaret dance at Newfoundland Hotel in aid of Service League. Rotarian “Chief” Hutchings lectured to Rotary Club on “Mexico”. B. P.O. Elks held card party at Club rooms. Macdonald Fellowship Club held Club Musicale.
February 7, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 9 men fatally injured and 5 others seriously hurt, when a truck loaded with relief workers, collided with a Canadian National Railway train at Lalabeka Falls, Near Fort Williams, Ont.
February 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sarah HAYWARD, Bonavista, 55. Michael DOYLE, Bay de Verde, 43. Anna (Nan) WALL, 22.
February 7, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frank HIPPERN and Miss Rebecca CRUMBY, Heart’s Content.
February 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting congregation of Gower St. United Church.
February 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Willis BAKER, Heart’s Content.
February 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First annual report of the Commission of Government published. Annual dinner Department of Justice at Newfoundland Hotel. Log cabin at Long pond owned by Nikosey burned with all contents. Miss Eva Haliburton appointed as Superintendent of the Fever Hospital with Misses Bishop and Walsh as members of Staff. Mrs. James A. Power addressed Law Students Club on “The Law of Landlord and Tenant.”
February 9, 1935 NECROLOGY Ella OLIVER, James RYAN, Kilbride, 78.
February 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Laymen’s Service at Cochrane Street Church. Rev. J. W. O’Mara, B. A. , addressed Holy Cross L.A. on “Making up or minds.” Bro. J J Meaney addressed Order of Antlers at Club Rooms.
February 10, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 18 killed in railway accident at Saratoff. Soviet Russia, when passenger train collided with coal laden train.
February 10, 1935 NECROLOGY John GRIFFIN, 16. Mrs. Sarah BABSTOCK, Heart’s Content, 80. Mrs. Alex COOK. James ROSE, Western Bay.
February 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John LAWLOR of this city and Miss Margaret F. BYRNE of Paradise, P.B. Patrick McCARTHYand Miss Annie GEAR, Northern Bay.
February 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. B. C. Gardner formerly of this city appointed Asst. General Manager Bank of Montreal, located in Montreal. 63 year old Hesslian building owned by Eastern Trust Co., Halifax, destroyed by fire. Damage estimate at $50,000. . Second reading India bill passes British House of Commons, St. John’s branch G. W. V. A. general meeting at Holy Name Hall. Preliminary annual meeting B. I. S. First game inter town hockey series. Bay Roberts defeated Bell Island. Hr. Grace defeated Brigus 2-1. Concert and sale of work under auspices of St. Margaret’s guild at Canon Wood Hall.
February 11, 1935 NECROLOGY John Charles KING, 78. Patricia POWER, 20. Walter SCEVIOUR, 42. Mrs. Jessie WHITE, Catalina, 76. CAPT. Albert GARNIER, Sandy Point, 70. Mrs. Elizabeth OLIVER.
February 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Enjoyable dance at Masonic Club Rooms. Bachelors’ Ball at Feildian Hall. Stroolers A. A. held smoker at Cochrance Hotel in honor of Bell Island hockey team.
February 12, 1935 NECROLOGY James Roger FIDES, native of Manchester.
February 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Bruno Hauptman found guilty of murder in the first degree of the Lindbergh baby. Musical Revue of 1935 presented at Majestic Theatre. Italo-Abyssinian situation considered grave. Meeting of Italian supreme War Council. Epidemic of colds sweeping city—1200 children home from school. Two houses on Parade Street occupied by Fred Hickey and Thomas Power respectively badly gutted by fire and water.
February 13, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS U. S. dirigible “Macon” crashed from mid air into Pacific. 2 members of crew of 83 lost their lives.
February 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Ruth Agnes NIKOSEY 1½ months. Mrs. Mary Anne WILLIS, 85. Mrs. John ROLLS Bonavista, 60. Mrs. Eleanor EVANS, Grand Bank, 91.
February 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Bay Roberts won conception Bay championship for third successive year and now own the Johnson Cup. Annual meeting marine Engineers association. France and Italy preparing to send troops into Italian positions boarding Ethiopia for purpose of strengthening forces. Mrs. Wilfred Geatz gave talk on St. Valentine to Macdonald Fellowship Club. Camp on Salmonier Line belonging to John MacDonald, Michael Mahoney and William Ryan, partners in logging operations, destroyed by fire. M. C.L. I. Discussed relative benefits to society of the lawyer, teacher, clergyman, doctor, business man and civil servant. Sir John Hope Simpson arrived back from England and discussed plans for Natural Resources Dept. during coming year. Mr. Justice Higgins reviewed various phases of the Hauptmann murder trial before Llewellyn Club."
February 14, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Wilson Redmond, 22 burned to death, when a cabin in which he was living, about a mile from Bonne Bay, was partly destroyed by fire.
February 14, 1935 NECROLOGY Selby GREEN, Green’s Harbor, 20.
February 14, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas ELMS and Miss Lillian KEEPING, Grand Bank.
February 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD German reply to the Anglo-French declaration of Feb. 3rd communicated to the British and French Ambassadors. Mr. J Turner , Chief Forestry Officer of the Dept. of Natural Resources, left by plane piloted by D. Fraser to make reconnaissance from the air of the strength of timber in the Bonavista peninsula.
February 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Patrick J BRUCE, 21. John VOISEY. Mrs Henry MOULAND, Bonavista. Mrs. M. J. O’NEILL, Bay de Verde
February 16, 1935 NECROLOGY Joseph WHITTEN, 75. Mrs. Caroline MUGFORD, 32. Michael COLLINS, Placentia, 75.
February 16, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George PATTEN and Mrs. Laura SENOUR, Grand Bank.
February 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Thirty convicts led by a desperate long term prisoner broke from the State Penitentiary at Granite, Okla., Killed a guard and escaped. Patrician Association heard address on Labrador Eskimo. Messrs. S. P. Ryan, J. V. Ryan, and J. T. Callanan gave addresses to Holy Cross L.a. Sixty miles as hour gales caused much damage in Germany. Fire brigade called out 300 times in Berlin alone. Threatened with disaster in mid-ocean, Paul Codos and Maurice Rossi, who took off from Istves, near Marseilles in attempt to establish new long distance record, turned back from halfway mark. American steamer LeHigh arrived in port for repairs, having lost her propellor off this coast.
February 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Leonard NICHO, Seldom. Mrs. Jessie WALKER, at Pickering, Ont. Mrs. James BLUNDON, Catalina.
February 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Agreement concerning the returned of the Saar territory to German signed. Sweeping victory for Roosevelt administration in all important gold cases. 129th annual meeting of the Benevolent Irish Society, Mr. T. H. O’Neill, President. More than 15,000 Catholics attending meeting held at the Berlin Sport Palace to mark anniversary of Pope Pius XI. “Non-Stop” dance at Holy Name Hall. General Carmona re elected President of Portugal.
February 18, 1935 NECROLOGY "Peter ROBERTS, Westeyville. Hugh MOULAND, Musgrave Harbor. Shirley Grace PARSONS, 15 months. Mrs. W. H. PEARCE, formerly of Twillingate, at Port Huron, Mich., 80."
February 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Overriding wishes of Chief Defense Counsel Reilly, Hauptmann’s New lawyer, carried appeal of the German carpenter of States highest court. British House of Commons began long and important task of dealing with the Government of India Bill in its committee stage. William Alcock, 36, of LeMarchant Road, had left arm amputated at General Hospital, as result of gunning accident which occurred at Freshwater Bay whilst bird shooting. Wesley Literary Association discussed loan offered Council by Commission of Government. Spencer Club held enjoyable card party. Mr. Gordon Stirling addresses “Y’s” Men’s Club on “The Jury System.” Meeting of St. John’s Presbyterian Church."
February 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Kevin Joseph WILLIAMS, 6½ months.
February 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD French ex-Premier Chautemps and the late Attorney General Bressara exonerated of complicity in the Stavisky scandal. 54th Annual Meeting of the St. John’s masonic Mutual Life insurance Association.
February 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Denis J BARON.
February 20, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Fred EVELLY, Crocker’s Cove, and Miss Mary FRENCH, Carbonear, at Carbonear.
February 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Leland Andrews set a new transport flight record from Los angeles to Floyd Bennett Field in 11 hours, 24 minutes, 16 seconds. Legislative Council of Straits Settlements voted unanimously a gift of £500,000. to the British Government towards the cost of Imperial defense. General manager Russell of the Newfoundland Railway threw switch which sent first roll of paper from car to carriers and thus began operation of the new Port aux Basques shed. Annual meeting congregation of George Street United Church. Patrician Association held card party at Strand. Hauptmann sentenced to die in the electric chair, won an indefinite stay of execution. Mr. Steele, physical instructor of the “Y” addressed MacDonald Fellow Ship Club on Physical Education. First series of reunions held by S. U. F. in their building.
February 21, 1935 NECROLOGY John J CAHILL, 56.
February 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Discrimination in arms embargo caused clamor for withdrawal of Paraguay from League of nations. Annual meeting congregation of Cochrane Street Church. S. S. Corner Brook first ship to berth at new pier at Port aux basques. Winter Cup for 1935 won by bowring Bros., Ltd., bowling team.
February 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jane Elizabeth JEFFERY, 90. W. W WATSON, at Toronto. John Sinclair GUNN, 55. Mrs. Margaret KIELLY, 80. George HOMER, Carbonear, 80. Frederick BABB, Carbonear, 29.
February 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Lowest temperatures for winter record, 12 below at Central Fire Hall.
February 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Robert F SUMMERS , formerly of this city, at Montreal. Leslie G KEATS. George J CARTER, 85. Mrs. Louisa NICHOLL, Carbonear.
February 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Note received at Geneva announcing the withdrawl of Paraguay from League of nations. Captain Murphy appointed commander of S. S. Nova Scotia. Members of staff of Department of Natural Resources held first re-union at Newfoundland Hotel. Mr. F. R. Emerson, K.C. addressed Patrician Holy name, L.A. on Newfoundland Music. Mr. John J Prowse addressed Patrician Association on Sea Coast Views and Interviews. Mr. Harold Mitchell addressed Antlers Club on “Agricultural Prospects of the Peninsula of Avalon.”"
February 24, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Two sisters, Jane and Elizabeth DUBOIS, aged 20 and 24, daughters of the United States Consol General in Naples, killed by falling from specially chartered airplane flying the Caribbean Sea.
Note: Additional info provided by Paul Edwards - The chartered plane was flying from Stapleford Aerodrome in Essex, UK and their bodies were found 6 miles away at Upminister, Essex.
There is a article that can be referenced HERE
A suicide note was left explaining their action was due to the deaths of their respective lovers in a plane crash on the 15th Feb.
February 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Charlie COFFIN, Jeweller. Mrs. May BARTLETT, Bell Island. David CANDOW, 75. Mrs. George NORMORE, 40.
February 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 78 year old Catholic Convent at St. Basil, New Brunswick, destroyed by fire. Inter Club Bowling League series officially opened.
February 25, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 5 drowned at Newport, Oregon, in heavy tide which capsized a dredge.
February 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Shirley Elizabeth Hart BROWN, Kings Cove, 9 years, 9 mos. Mrs. Harry CHIPMAN, Spaniard’s Bay, 37. Susannah BURSEY, 82. John COOMBS, Upper Island Cove, 85. John Joe PERRY, Western Bay.
February 25, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William T. VEITCH and Miss Maud THORNE.
February 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mussolini told the world in general and Ethiopia in particular that Italy can mobilze seven to eight million men to face any eventuality. Unemployed paraded the streets and laid request before Commissioner of Public Heath and Welfare, Hon. J. C. Puddester. S. S. Ranger sailed for Channel whence she cleared for the Gulf seal fishery. Card party and informal dance at Masonic Club rooms. Secretary for India, sir Samuel Hoare, made statement in House that Government has not gone back on agreements made with representatives of Princes. Mr. P. H Dunn, chairman of Board of customs, lectured to Nfld. Board of Trade on “the Nfld. Customs Service.” Annual meeting St. John’s A. A. A. at Crosbie Hotel. G.W. V. A. Jumble Sale at St. Joseph’s Hall.
February 26, 1935 NECROLOGY Alfred H SHEARS, 84.
February 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD U. S. Treasury announced that port of St. John’s, Nfld. has been practically closed as trans-shipment point for liquor running into the United States as result of negotiations conducted with Great Britain. Enjoyable card party and dance at Columbus Hall. C. M. B .C. annual tea and entertainment.
February 27, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS "Explosion of high pressure air compressor, at one of Moscow’s largest factories, caused death of 38. British freighter “Blaigowrie” sank 1,000 miles off Newfoundland Coast with entire crew."
February 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth MARTIN, 82. Mrs. Norman COOPER, Bonavista.
February 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opera “Iolanthe” staged by pupils of Prince of Wales college. Annual dinner Marine Engineer’s Association. Mr. Justice Higgins , on behalf of Association, presented Mr. James McKinley with set of pipes. Prince of Wales reached London after his continental holiday. Creation of Advisory council to Commission of government debated by M. C. L. I. Voted on merits of the speeches won by the negative. Rev. Canon Higham addressed Rotary Club on “Life in South America.” Fire which broke out at Port aux basques destroyed four houses.
February 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Betty LODGE, Catalina. Lawrence POWER, Renews.
February 29, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 28 ships arriving in various ports, told of terrible conditions on Atlantic with mounting toll of deaths. Report from seaports and elsewhere as result of high winds avalanches. Two men and a baby killed and 10 persons injured, in two explosions which badly damaged a pool room at Edwardsville Pen.

March 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD German police formally took over the Saar. President Knox relinquished office and returned to London. King and Queen of Belgium visit England. Feildian informal dance at Bishop Spencer Hall. Two British missionaries, R. A. Boshardt and A. Hayman, captured by Communists in Kiweichow Province last October, executed by their captors.
March 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Bessie O’BRIEN 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs James O’BRIEN, Scotia Ridge, [Possibly Bell Island. GW] died as result of burns sustained when her clothing caught fire.
March 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Andrew LYNCH, Bay de Verde, 69. Mrs. Wm. J KENT. Mrs. Eliza J (Minty) NORMAN, 82. Mrs. Mary JUDGE
March 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rintelen, former Austrian Minister to Rome, charged with high treason. St. Bon’s College won championship in school hockey, winning trophy for 18th time in 20 years.
March 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Israel ROLLS, Bonavista, 69. Mrs. William WHITE, Bonavista, 84. John STAPELTON, 75. Vincent J MURPHY. Robert T HANLON, 51.
March 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Holy Cross L.A. held pre-Lenten Musicale. Heavy thunder and lighting storm did much damage to three houses situated at the Battery. Members St. Bon’s Literary and Debating Society and Law Students, debated that “Co operative effort is the salvation of Newfoundland problems.” Mission for women began at R. C. Cathedral. Patrician Association and Allandale Club debated “that universal peace is probable.”
March 3, 1935 NECROLOGY John BROWN, Grand Bank, 71. Donald WHITTEN, 6. John J JACKMAN, 70. Rev. Sr. M de Paul PITTMAN, at Mount St. Vincent, Halifax.
March 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Greek airmen bombed the home in Crete of former Premier Venizelos, in an effort to stamp out revolt which has spread to parts of the mainland. “Cinderella O’Reilly” presented at St. Patrick’s parish Hall. St. Andrew’s players presented “Rob Roy” at Bishop Feild College Hall. S. S .Kyle experienced worse trip in her lengthy career — 40 hours from Port aux Basques to Louisburg — being unable to enter Sydney Harbor on account if ice. Terrific snow blizzard reported at Exploits, snow falling to a height to 25 feet in some places. House of George Jacobs partly destroyed by snow slide, and barn owned by same man was blown into the harbor.
March 4, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. Leonard DIAMOND, and one child, of Corner brook, killed as result of snow slide, which destroyed her home, another daughter Blanche, died in hospital a few hours later.
March 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Edgar BROWN, Bonavista. Mrs. Flora BUDGEN, Heart’s Content, 51.
March 4, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hedley HORWOOD of Curling and Miss Lillian TAYLOR of Carbonear, at Carbonear.
March 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sealing steamers Neptune, Caribou, Beothic, Ungava, Terra Nova, Thetis, Eagle and Imogene, sailed for ice fields. Message from Ranger reported all on board and well. Greek Government claimed smashing victory against the rebels in Macedonia and the Greek army. Adjourned annual Meeting of benevolent Irish Society. Enjoyable dance at guard's Club Rooms. Pupils of Prince of Wales College gave repeat performance of Gilbert and Sullivan Opera “Iolanthe” at Pitts Memorial hall. Oratorical contest at St. Bon’s College won by B. O’Keefe and E. Henly of grade XI, exaequo. Second place won by Bernard Long IX, and third place by D O’Keefe of Grade XI.
March 5, 1935 NECROLOGY "Mrs. Thomas DURDLE, Bonavista, 50. Thomas RYAN, Bonavista. Mrs. Annie BAKER, Heart’s Content. John ROWE, Southern Cove, Heart’s Content 67. Edward Patrick McGRATH, 3½."
March 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Abyssinian Government accepted conditions of Italian Government. Guards team won hockey championship for 1935 in Senior League. Bloody hand to hand fight in streets of city at Athens after 20 Government made attacks on rebels.
March 5, 1935 NECROLOGY William SKIFFINGTON, Bonavista, 87. Browning GROVES, Bonavista, 33. Robert Harris WHITEWAY, formerly of St. John’s, at Toronto. Robert BARINS, Hr. Mille, F. B. Robert MORGAN, Burnt Head, Cupids.
March 6, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hartford Raymend LEYDEN and Miss Marie Jean WOODFORD, Lewisporte.
March 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sir Malcolm Campbell set new automobile speed record , making 276.826 m.p.h. Guards, champions of the Senior City League, defeated Bay Roberts Rovers 7-4.
March 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Moses BISHOP, Spaniard’s Bay 55.
March 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Birthday Entertainment at Gower Street lecture Hall. Mr. H. J. Wyatt described visit to 14 Rotary Clubs at weekly luncheon. Bay Roberts Rovers defeated Guards, 4-3, but Guards won championship of Avalon peninsula, having majority of goals.
March 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Thomas PARDY, Sr. 80. Mr. J WILCOTT, Burnett Island. Mrs. James CONNELL, Bonavista. Denis McCARTHY, Red Head Cove, B. D. V., 73. Thomas G BLACKMORE, Bell Island.
March 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. W. J Brown lectured to Law Students Club on “Some Newfoundland Statutes.” Bishop spencer College won championship in school hockey series.
March 9, 1935 NECROLOGY "James MOULAND, Sr. Bonavista. Melba SMITH, Carbonear, 7 months. Mrs. Elizabeth HAYWARD , Newman’s Cove, 81. Mrs. Robert DURDLE, Bayley’s Cove, Bonavista, 80. Mrs. Carolina CREWE, Elliston, James DUNN, Cupids."
March 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Newfoundland Order of Antlers and Allandale Club held debate. Professor Hutton , K. S. G., gave description of the Oberammergau Passion play to Patrician Association. Closing of Women’s mission at R. C .Cathedral. Men’s Mission opened tonight. S. S. Imogene and Caribou struck first batch of white coats. Mr. Justice Higgins addressed Holy Cross L.A. on “A Fading Ruler.”"
March 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emma FOOTE,Grand Bank, 67. William MOULAND, Mockbeggar, 80.
March 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Meeting masonic Club. Annual meeting Parishioners of C. of E. Cathedral. Election of officers of Nfld. Order of Antlers.
March 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas HISCOCK, Carbonear. Patrick COOK, Carbonear. Agnes SHEPPARD, 8. Eli DALTON, Little Catalina. Mrs. Elizabeth RANDELL, Bonavista, 90.
March 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Complete collapse of Greek revolution. Venizelus flees to Italian territory. Government authority fully re-established. Presbyteries of the United Church approved the admittance of Women to the Ministry on the same basis as men. 8th annual meeting of the Railway employees Association. All sealing steamers except Thetis in fat. New government building at Bell Island, housing post office and postal telegraph office opened for business. Press Communique of the Commission of Government contained Bill to amend the Education Act of 1927, and approval. St. Mary’s young People Social Club held skating party at Prince’s Rink. Mr. H .J. Wyatt addressed “Y’s” Men’s Club on his recent trip.
March 12, 1935 NECROLOGY "Mrs. Robert PENNEY, Carbonear. Thomas FRANCIS, Grand Bank, 81. Mrs. Joanna MACKEY, Bonavista. Denis BARTLETT, 83. Thomas WILLIAMS, 44."
March 12, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Charles FORD of Port Blandford and Miss Enid DAWE of Cupids, at Cupids. Lewis HODDINOTT of Indian Islands and Miss Emily Jane COLLINS of Carmanville, at Carmanville.
March 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD All steamers started killing seals. Sir John Hope Simpson gave address under auspices of Y. M. C. A. on “The Future of Newfoundland.” Patrick J Fahey, customs officer, at St. John’s, gave evidence at liquor enquiry at Montreal.
March 13, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Charles DALY, 50, of Newfoundland, and Steve Olson, 63, of Gloucester, members of crew of fishing schooner, Oretta F. SIDNEY, reported missing when schooner reached Boston. 30,000 lives lost as result of busting of dykes in the Yellow River. Property damage ran into millions.
March 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Joshua WILE, formerly of Greenspond, at Halifax. John WHITE, Elliston. Mrs. George HICKS, Newman’s Cove.
March 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Tributaries of Mississippi caused damage in lowlands of Southern Illinois, Arkansas and Missouri, rendering thousands homeless. Annual meeting congregation of Wesley Church. M. C. L. I. debate that “Intelligence is the greatest single need of the world today,” won by negative.
March 14, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth M (Andrews) HEALE, 80. Mrs. Bertha OLSEN, formerly of this city, at Oxford, Cumberland County, [NS]. John FAULKNER, Bonavista, 70. Abraham HANCOTT, Camanville, 97.
March 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "1200 jailed and contraband valued in millions reward of gigantic antri-crime campaign by agents of the United States Treasury. Attempts on life of King Ibn Saud of Arabia frustrated. Three would be assassins killed. Wiley post, attempting coast to coast flight through sub stratosphere, landed at Cleveland. Venizelist Party which for many years held undisputed sway over island of Crete dissolved. Wesley Literary Association held first debate for season."
March 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jemina (Gruchy) RYAN, Pouch Cove, 75. Mrs. Deborah NOLAN, St. Mary’s. Edward KEFFE, Carbonear.
March 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Trawler “Imperialist” owend by Newfoundland Trawling Co., sailed for Banks on her maiden voyage. Fire did much damage to interior of house occupied by Norman Matthews, McNeill St. James D Higgins delivered address on constitutional law to Law Students Club.
March 16, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth ALLISON. Mrs. Emma HOUSE, Catelina.
March 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Grace the Archbishop officiated at solemn closing of Men’s Mission at R. C. Cathedral. Mr. J. G. Higgins, K.C., addressed Holy Cross L. A. on “The Land of Saints and Scholars.”
March 16, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Albert BUFFETT and Miss Bessie MOSHER, at Fortune.
March 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Archibald CRANE, 87. Mrs. Theresa KENNEDY Holyrood, 75. Mrs. Mary ROWE, Heart’s Content, 61. Simon BARNES, Old Perlican, 71. Mrs. Albert BLOOMFIELD, Baine Harbor. Mrs. Dinah STRAWBRIDGE, Grand Bank, 51.
March 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Feast of St. Patrick fittingly marked at R. C. Cathedral. Rev. Thomas A. Fay, S. J. delivered panegyric. Officers of Benevolent Irish Society attended Mass and occupied special seats. The Society celebrated Feast in usual way, calling on His Grace The Archbishop. Installation of officers of Lodge Tasker. Concert at Wesley Lecture hall. Tea and Concert under auspices of George Street Women’s Guild at George St. Lecture Hall. Concert and sketch under auspices St. Thomas’s W. H. M. S. at Canon Wood Hall. Enjoyable Card party and Dance at Columbus Hall. Enjoyable Card party at Strand. Concert at presentation convent schoolroom. “Brian O’Linn” presented by Holy Cross Dramatic Troupe. Shanahan Band at majestic Theatre. Bowring Brothers won championship in city Commercial Hockey League.
March 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 1934 financial statement of the Dominion Steel and Coal corporation published showing operating profits of $1,008,178. House of Frank Harding, Hr. Breton gutted by fire. Mr. Ron Ayre, M. C., addressed “Y’s” Mens Club on “War Time Flying.” Severe snow storm on West Coast. Express held at Port aux Basques. Dr. H. M. Mosdell, Secretary of Public Health and Welfare addressed Board of Trade on “Beginnings.”
March 19, 1935 NECROLOGY John Maxwell CANDOW, 28. Edward SLADE, Carbonear, 84. Mrs. Jacob PENWELL, Grand Bank, 44. Mrs. Matilda PATTEN, Grand bank, 79.
March 20, 1935 NECROLOGY George H COOK, 93.
March 21, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frederick DAY and Miss Nora BALL, Lewisporte.
March 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. James Charles McGuigan, of Regina, installed as Roman Catholic Archbishop of Toronto. Mr. Charles E. Hunt, K.C., spoke at second series of lectures given to members of Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. on “The world Outlook.” French and Italians notes protesting against introduction of conscription in Germany rejected. M. C. L. I. debate “that Pacifism is Unjustifiable” won by negative. Second Y. M. C. A. radio auction. Corner Brook team defeats Guards 1-0 in championship of Newfoundland games, Corner Brook hockey team guests at Guards Club rooms.
March 21, 1935 NECROLOGY "Bernard SPEARNS, C.E.F. 59. Mrs. Leonard FORSEY, Grand Bank, 56. Mrs. Martha OLDFORD, Elliston. Mrs. Jephtha SKEFFINGTON, Newman's Cove, 25."
March 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Canada introduce “poor Man’s budget” income surtax. and other levels aimed at man who has money. Rev. Andrew F Cervini, S. J. gave informal lecture on the “Philippine Islands” to large gathering at Columbus Hall. St. John’s Branch War Veterans election of officers at Holy Name Hall. B. I. S. won championship in Club Hockey League. Dr. C. A hunter spoke to rotary Club on “Libraries”. Corner Brook team won first Newfoundland championship defeating guards 4 to 2 and gaining the distinction of being the first holder of the Herder Memorial Trophy. St. Bon’s and Feildian hockey teams honored Corner Brook hockey team at gathering at Bishop Feild College Hall. Association, to be known as the Newfoundland Amateur Hockey Association formed to control hockey all over Newfoundland. Francis Carrey, member of the French trawler “Alfred” taken to General Hospital, suffering from fractured leg sustained when trawler was on Grand Banks. Five other members of crew injured."
March 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Elizabeth M KENNEDY, Harbor Grace. Tobias GREEN, 30. Annie O’BRIEN. Mrs. Margaret ST. JOHN. Ettie Maude BUTTON, Lead Cove.
March 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. John’s Branch of the G. W. V. A. presented Miss May Furlong, who was under medical care, with foral tribute. Series of radio Talks on Health, inaugurated by Hon. J. C. Puddester, Commissioner for public Health and Welfare. Annual meeting Horsemens’s Association.
March 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Elizabeth DUNPHY, Torbay, 20. Nathan NORMAN, Cupids, 50. Michael TARRANT, Lawn, 59.
March 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sir John Simon and Mr. Anthony Eden landed at Berlin. Immense crowds gathered to accord welcome. Mr. W. J. Keough addressed Newfoundland Order of Antlers and thier friends at Club Rooms. Mr. G. F. Higgins Patrician Association on “The Lighter Side of Law.” Mr. A. J. Walsh, K.C. Addressed the Holy Cross L.A Association on “the constitutional aspects of Commission of Government."
March 24, 1935 NECROLOGY George Edward THOMAS, 32. Alfred CHEATER, of Flat Island, member of crew of S. S. Imogene. Richard Clyde WISEMAN, Trinity.
March 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Pope Pius appointed Monsignor Arthur Hinsley to succeed the late Cardinal Bourne, as Archbishop of Westminister. 7th annual Meeting of the “Sick Benefit Fund” of the Railway Employees Association. 78 th meeting of the commission of Government refused permit for lottery to G. W. V. A. Opening games of junior and senior Basketball league. St. Bon’s victors in both games.
March 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Miss Esther TIBBO, Grand Bank, 45.
March 25, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Bertram SMITH , formerly of Brickside, and Miss Jessie MATTERFACE, of Boat Harbor.
March 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Hon. T Lodge arrived from New York. Major E. Haper Secretary for Post and Telegraphs, delivered lecture to Newfoundland Board of Trade on “The Function of a Dept. of Posts and Telegraphs in the Business World.” John Buchan M.P. New Governor-General of dominion of Canada. Japan’s with drawl from League of Nations announced. Sir John Simon returned to London by air and reported to Cabinet on German talks. Dr. H. M. Mosdell, Secretary for Public Health and Welfare, delivered third series of lectures organized by the “Y” on “Adding Cubits to Life’s Stature.”"
March 26, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Fred R WHITE, 15 months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley WHITE, Carmanville, died from scalds received through upsetting jug of boiling water.
March 26, 1935 NECROLOGY Albert WARREN, Grand Bank, 59. Mrs. Annie BURKE, formerly of Newfoundland, at Halifax. Patrick HINCHEY, Northern Bay. Robert J BUTLER, of Port de Grave, at Grand Falls.
March 26, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Harold Monroe COLES and Miss Florrie Loretta PENNEL, Carmanville.
March 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Frank WISEMAN, Dunfield, 71. Mrs. Mary WHELAN, Harbor Grace, 64.
March 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Duke of Gloucester received hearty welcome on return from his tour of Empire. Lord Privity Seal, Anthony Eden reached Moscow and had conversation lasting over two hours with Minister Litviroff. Sir L. E emerson, K.C. and D. J. Van Bonmell addressed M. C. L.I. on “Ottawa Conference” and Present Day Empire.” Premier Leroux tendered resignation of Spanish Cabinet. Mr. Thomas Kearsey, caretaker of Windsor Lake, retired after 39 years of service. Past President Charlie Hunt gave short address on district Conference of Rotary Club.
March 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. William THORNE, Grand Bank, 41. Silas W HART, Fogo, 11 months,
March 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Battle Flag and King’s color of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment presented to Nfld. Association at Toronto. Agreement signed on behalf of the United Kingdom and the Brazilian Government with regard to commercial debts due the United Kingdom government. Annual meeting Seal Skinners Association. Nominations for vacancy in the City Council taken by returning Officer W. D. Edwards, the following nominated”- J P Maher, John A Williams and Joseph P Burke. M.G.I.T. Rally gower Street Memorial Hall."
March 29, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary McGRATH, Carbonear 77. Charles Robert STEER, 74. Henry C BARNES, of Moncton, N. B., 84.
March 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Negotiations between Abyssinia and Italy again broke off. Special tribute paid to memory of late C. R. Steer at George St. Church. Mr. J Steele of the Y.M.C.A. addressed Antlers Club choosing for his subject “Topographical Survey of the Canadian Rockies”. Anglo-Russian conversation ended.
March 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. John JACKMAN, Bell Island, 77. Mrs. Stephen EMBERLEY, Bay de Verde, 42. Mrs. Lucy BUTT, Heart’s Content, 75. Marjorie Kelson PITTMAN, of Trinity, 19. Mrs. Bessie REID, Catalina , 67. Gabriel BILLARD, Grand Bruit, 89. Mrs Charles CULL, Fogo.
March 31, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mission for women closed at St. Patrick’s Church. Britain’s Financial year ended with surplus of £7,552,000. Belgium devaluated — by 20 per cent. Mr. A Frecker, B. A. B.Sc., of the Memorial University College, addressed Holy Cross L.A. on Communism. Mr. J. M Devine addressed Patrician Association on “The New Area”.
March 31, 1935 NECROLOGY Allan T BROWN. Edward T SNOW. Mrs. Clara YETMAN, 43. Pierre POWER, Torbay, 78. Ethel BEST, Come By Chance. Mrs. Kezia DOWNEY, Grand Bank, 84.

April 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Canadian House of Common passed motion re-affirming the Kellogg-Briand renunciation of war. Premier Lerroux of Spain failed in attempt to form new Cabinet. Hon. F. C. Alderdice commission for home affairs broadcast speech of King’s Jubilee. Presentation of address to district Inspector Bennett by Police Force on his retirement after 44 years of service.
April 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Charles CHEESEMAN, Baine Harbor, 76.
April 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Metenez de Velasco, leader of the Argraian Spanish Parliament, failed to form cabinet. Mr. B. J. Von Bornmell spoke to “Y” Mens club on Mussolini”. Hon John Hope simson spoke to Board of Trade on “Co-operation.” Public meeting at Guards Club rooms decided that Amateur Athletic Association should corporate. 20.000 people witnessed the degradation of Greek Army officers for participation in recent insurrection. House at Cuslett owned by John J O’Reilly, destroyed by fire.
April 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. William NORMORE, Bell Island. Mrs. H. G. MIFFLIN, Bonavista. Mrs. Catherine PHIPPARD, Placentia.
April 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Iomgene arrived in port with 33,547 seals. Poland formaly refused to join the proposed Eastern pact in its present form. Mr. J. A. Cochrane B. Sc., delivered address at Y.M.C.A. on “Trip to the Sun.” Mr. T. A. MacNab President Board of Trade gave radio address on Jubilee celebrations.
April 3, 1935 NECROLOGY John BARTLETT, Amherst Cove, Newman's Cove, 89. John J LYNCH, 21. Mrs. Jennie MIFFLIN, Bonavista, 64. Mrs. Selina MARCH, Old Perlican, 74. Mrs. Frances (Cotter) MEALEY.
April 3, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Alfred SIMMONS and Miss Florence ROGERS, Green’s Harbor.
April 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD French National Deputy Taittiger said to have given confidential information to the press is remanded. L.C.A.S. tea and musical Pitts Memorial Hall. Installation officers Shannon Chapter. Annual Meeting M. C. L. I. Mr. J A. Cochrane President. Rotarian “Herb” Russell spoke to Rotary Club on Railway Development at Home and abroad. Annual Meeting MacDonald Fellowship Club.
April 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Harold KEATS, Newman;s Cove, 15. Noah RYAN, Birchy Cove, Newman’s Cove, 60. Mrs. Elizabeth FUDGE, Grand Bank.
April 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S.S. Imcrmore while docking at Furness Whity & Co., premisses, collided with the French trawler Joseph Dohamel, then struck the wharf and shed doing considerable damage.
April 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. John MURPHY, Lawn, 88.
April 5, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Alfred ROSE and Miss Bessie GREEN, Green’s Harbor.
April 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Thetis arrived in port with 5,277 seals.
April 6, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Schooner Annie Frances, arrived at Burin, reporting loss of Theodore Kirby by upsetting of his dory on the Banks.
April 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Scott GREENE, 10.
April 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. J. W. Morris addressed Antlers Club on “The St. Lawrence Waterway.” Mission for men closed at St. Patrick’s Church.
April 7, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 34 persons reported dead, and more than 100 injured, in wake of tornadoes which swept Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Alabama and Florida.
April 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Charles A JERRETT, Brigus, 68.
April 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Neptune arrived from seal fishery with 2,481 seals. Mr. W. J. Brown, K.C. addressed Graduate Nurses Association under title of “Study of Character.”
April 8, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Alphaeus WHEELER, 41, his two sons, Ralph 16 and Ronald 14, of Greenspond, missing since 3rd, believed drowned.
April 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emma (Tilley) STARKS, 55. William RENDELL, Bonavista, 76.
April 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Poll decleared in Municipal election: Mr. John William 1266 (elected): J. P Mahere 334 and J. P. Burke 285. All hope for vessel “Arthur D Slaney” which left Belleoram for Gloucester a month ago, abandoned. Some Newfoundlanders among the crew. S. U. FG. held annual Flipper Supper.
April 9, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Susannah MEADUS. John Thomas HOGAN, Northern Bay, 70.
April 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Damaged steamer “Towerbridge” with S. S. Newfoundland standing by, arrived in port. Semi-annual meeting St. John’s Curling Association and Presentation of prizes at Newfoundland Hotel. Three Power Conference consisting of British, French and Italian delegates opened at Stresa. General Goering married to Miss Emmy Sonneman, an actress. Rev. Chas. Howse, retired U. C. Minister at Carbonear, received Degree of Doctor of Divinity (honora causa) at Convoction Pine Hill Theological College. Teacher’s Seminar held last meeting for year.
April 10, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Lifeless body of Eugene RUMSEY, of Cabot Street, discovered in bunker of S. S. Dominica before ship arrived at St. Pierre. RUMSEY and MURRIN were stowaways.
April 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Charles Patrick McCRUDDEN. Mrs. Mary LAMBEM, Brigus. Mrs. J. W. SMITH, Baine Harbor. Thomas Joseph BEST, Come Bye Chance Station, 76.
April 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Damage steamer “Towerbridge” which was coming to St. John’s, proceeded to Halifax, owing to ice condition off Newfoundland coast. His Excellency the Governor, arrived by S. S. Newfoundland, and extended a cordial welcome, arches being erected in various places in the city. M. C. L. I. team won public debate from Llewelyn Club, subject, “that the Future of Newfoundland is assured.” Mr. R. F. Horwood spoke to rotary Club on work of Service League. Lady Hastings Anderson presented with address and bouquet. Mr. John A. Williams, newly elected Councillor, took oath of office at City Hall. Constable Roy Feaver of Grand Falls, located Counterfeit money making plant in log cabin about 10 miles from there. Operator had made getaway to Canada.
April 11, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Norwegian steamer S. S. Havmay, foundered in Caribbean Sea, taking 11 lives.
April 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Violet GOVER, Bonavista, 18.
April 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Tornado which swept through south western France did much damage. Royal commission tabled report on Canada’s problems. Installation Master and officers of Whiteway Lodge. S. S. Caribou arrives in port with 36,370 seals. Prince of Wales College won championship in junior basketball.
April 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Hugh ABBOTT, Bonavista.
April 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Ranger arrived from ice-fields with 11,948 seals.
April 13, 1935 NECROLOGY John SAUNDERS, 84. James MURRAY, 26.
April 13, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hugh J CARR and Miss Susie HICKMAN, both of Grand Bank, at Toronto.
April 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD A. J. C. Paine, well known Montreal architect, and former Newfoundlander, winner of competition sponsored by the Graduate Society of McGill University, for plans of gymnastic Building. Deliberation of the Three Power Conference at Stresa concluded. Musical program by city artists at Antlers Club Rooms. Mr. R. P. Raymond gave paper to patrician Association entitled “Back Stage.” Prof. A. M. Fraser, M.A. , of the Memorial College delivered address to Holy Cross L.A. on “Napoleon Bonaparte.” Old Boys of Lays School Cambridge, held dinner at Newfoundland Hotel in honor of Mr. Pearse Hawken who is visiting here.
April 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Canadian banks announced reduction in rate of interest on savings accounts. Prize debate at Holy Cross. winners Michael Fitzpatrick, and Leo Downey, who tied for first place. Special session of League of Nations called at instance of France to consider Germany’s military action of March 16th. Frank Murphy of Hayward Ave, rescued 5 year old son of Mrs. Johnson of Military Road, from water’s of Rennie’s River, after he had floated face downwards for 100 yards. Feildians won senior championship in College basketball.
April 15, 1935 NECROLOGY George ROWSELL, Bell Island, 15 months.
April 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Three power resolution before League of Nations based on seven sections, action of Germany condemned.
April 16, 1935 NECROLOGY Andrew ABBOTT, Bonavista, 78. Garrett BYRNE, 78.
April 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Resolution submitted by League of Nations Council by three Streas powers, France, England and Italy disapproving of the unilateral action of Germany, unanimously adopted by League of Nations. Department of home Affairs and Education gave notice that there will be no examinations in Grade 6 and 7 in June, 1936. Captain Jacob Kean and John Clarke of Newfoundland Railway steamers placed on retired list."
April 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Burley spoke to MacDonald Fellowship Club on “Salads”. Mr. A. B. Banks, director of Agriculture delivered address on Agriculture in Newfoundland to St. John’s Rotary Club.
April 18, 1935 NECROLOGY John McISAAC, Codroy.
April 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Mary Louisa SMITH, 9 months.
April 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD According to press communique, three police officers Dist. Inspector Whalen, Acting Sergt. Cahill and Ivimy, will proceed to London to take special courses. King George Telegraphed Birthday greeting to Chancellor Hitler. Message to Secretary for Customs, stated that schooner Alsatian with crew of 25 men which cleared from Grand Bank on February 28th, had not since been heard of, and all hope is abandoned for her. Emphatic protest by German Government which denies right of other country to arrogate to themselves the right to function as judges of Germany.
April 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD According to press communique, three police officers Dist. Inspector Whalen, Acting Sergt. Cahill and Ivimy, will proceed to London to take special courses. King George Telegraphed Birthday greeting to Chancellor Hitler. Message to Secretary for Customs, stated that schooner Alsatian with crew of 25 men which cleared from Grand Bank on February 28th, had not since been heard of, and all hope is abandoned for her. Emphatic protest by German Government which denies right of other country to arrogate to themselves the right to function as judges of Germany.
April 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Catherine DOLOMONT, formerly of Newfoundland at Sydney, 85.
April 20, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas ETSELL and Miss Frances WHITE, Bonavista.
April 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Eagle arrived in port from ice fields with 11,259 seals.
April 21, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Terrible earthquake in Formosa Island took 2,711 lives, injured 5,770, destroyed 12,122 houses, and rendered a quarter of a million homeless.
April 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Georgina Anne STERLING, at Twillingate. James Charles CARTER, 83.
April 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Spencer Club card party. Enjoyable Dance At T. A. Club rooms. B. P. O. Elks held dance at Club Rooms. Pupils of Prince of Wales College presented Hippodrome at Pitts Memorial Hall. William Milley, Western Bay, celebrated his 100th birthday."
April 22, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Well known French war ace Finart, crashed at Moshi, while seeking new speed record, and was killed.
April 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Andrew RICE, 57.
April 22, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Leo FOWLOW and Miss Margaret HAWCO, Bell Island.
April 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Latest figures in Formosa quake, gives total of deaths at 3152 with 36,000 buildings demolished. Lodge Dudly No. 227 S. O. E. B. S. held enjoyable sociable. St. Patrick’s Dramatic troupe presented “Mugsy.” Antlers held Easter Dance at Club Rooms. Entertainment under auspices of St. Margaret’s Guild at Canon Wood Hall."
April 23, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Henry PENNEY of Buchans, lost his life when he slipped and fell headlong under wheels of engine, at Buchans Junction.
April 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Patrick COUGHLAN, of Mount Pearl, 78.
April 23, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Roderick H McLEOD of Grand Falls and Miss Lillian Brown McCARTHY of Moaskesaton, Northumberland, England, at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
April 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Third Annual Y. W. C. A. Fair officially opened by Lady Anderson. Annual meeting District Grand Lodge A. F. &. A. M. E.C. Annual Tasker celebration attended by 1500 children. Fashion Show under auspices of women’s Missionary Society at Canon Wood Hall. S. S. Beothic arrived in port from ice fields with 21,752 seals. Hugh landslide near Munich did much damage.
April 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Eli PARSONS, Newtown. Mrs. Peter SORHAITZ, native of Newfoundland at Sydney.
April 24, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James TAYLOR and Miss Tryphena LUSH, Jackson’s Arm.
April 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 100,000 pilgrims as well as 70 high ecclesiastical dignatories from all parts of the world, present at Mass of the “Tridium” at Lordes. Annual Flipper dinner of the Railway Employees Welfare Association at Newfoundland Hotel. Spring fair at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Lewellyn Club held annual Flipper dinner at Canon Wood Hall. St. Patrick’s Dramatic Troupe held enjoyable re-union. Major E.E. Harper, Secretary for Post and Telegraphs, gave address to rotary Club on “Some aspects of the British Civil Service."
April 25, 1935 NECROLOGY "Robert CHAULK , Maberley, Elliston. Robert ABBOTT, Newman’s Cove, 38. Mrs. Selina MILLEY, formerly of Lead Cove, at Cambridge, Mass. Edward POWER, 60."
April 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD S. S. Imogene went to assistance of motor ship Titanian, in heavy ice, 150 miles off this port, with her stern damaged.
April 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor, Admiral Sir David Murray Anderson K.C.B., C. M. G. , M.V.O. Invested Mr. W. J. Carroll and Mr. W. P Rogerson, as members of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, at Government house. S. S. Terra Nova arrived in port with 9,124 seals.
April 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Franco-Spanish trade negotiations broken up. Azores island Sao Miguel shaken by violent earthquake. Holy Cross L.A. held closing session, Rev. J. D. Savin gave address on “Life of Matt Talbot.” Medals for prize debate presented.
April 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Marriett LAING, Southside Carbonear, 73. Andrew ABBOTT, Newman’s Cove, 88. Harry BAIRD, at Glasgow, Scotland.
April 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Jolly Minstrels show under direction of Mr. H. Gordon Christian, at Pitts Memorial Hall. Mussolini accepted proposals re Newfoundland fish, made by Sir Eric Drummond. Feildian Club membership campaign opened. C. L. B. Old comrades, held Card party at Bishop Feild Hall. Enjoyable dance at Columbus Hall. Presbyterian Young People’s Society presented “the Eighteen Carat Boob.” at Presbyterian Hall. St. Mary’s Amateur Dramatic Troupe presented “Eden Gay” at St. Mary’s Hall. 4th St. John’s Troop Boy Scouts presented “A poor Married Man” at St. Joseph’s Hall."
April 29, 1935 NECROLOGY Nathaniel FORWARD, Southside, Carbonear, 87. Catherine DUFF. Miss Cora GRIEVE, at Endinburgh.
April 29, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Captain Douglas FRASER and Miss Ann Maud HUTCHINGS.
April 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Damage motor ship Titanian arrived in port accompanied by S. S. Imogene. Dance under auspices of T. A. Club at T. A. Hall. Annual meeting Newfoundland Football league at Guards Club rooms. Business Girls bowling League of the Y.W. C. A. held annual dinner and prize distribution at W. Y. club rooms. Annual meeting Riverdale Tennis Club. Wesley Literary Association annual meeting.
April 30, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Frank DUNN, 60 year old oiler, working with A. N. D. Co., Grand Falls, instantly killed.
April 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Gertrude DUNN, Cupids. Elizabeth J SANDERSON, Grand Falls.

May 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Fishing schooner Lucie Edwina of Belleoram, arrived from the Grand Banks, with crew of 28 from the French barque “Pomone” which sprang a leak and sank. May Day celebration Wesley Lecture Hall. Annual Masonic Church Service at Gower St. Church. Congregational Dramatic Troupe presented “Uncles and Aunts” at Lecture Hall. Feildians ladies held show consisting of cards, supper, and dancing at Feild College Hall. Wanderers won basketball championship for third successive year. Mr. F. R. Clark, Manager Sun Life Assurance Co. (Newfoundland) won cup presented by Mr. J. C. Stanton, for annual competition among the branches of the company in Canada and Newfoundland. MacDonald Fellowship Club held semi-annual dance at Y. W. C. A. club Rooms."
May 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth Ann COLE, Elliston. George SPARKES, formerly of Sibley’s Cove, at Cambridge, Mass. Madge SAMMS, 26. Mrs. Annie NOFTALL.
May 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rt. Hon. MacDonald delivered declaration in House of commons on British Foregin policy. Sale of work card party and concert under auspices of girls Friendly Society at Synod Hall. Newfoundland granite will form part of monument to be erected at Boulogne, France, to commemorate landing of the British troops in the fall of 1914. Holy Cross Reading Circle staged Mock Trial. Major W. F. Inkpen addressed rotary Club on the coming visit of the chief Scout. C. L. B. Spring Indoor Sports.
May 2, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Charles GREENSLADE, of Long Pond, C. C. succumbed to injuries at General Hospital, after being hit by truck owned by Highroad Commission.
May 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Mary WHITE, Grand Bank, 15
May 3, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 3 600 dead and 1400 seriously injured, in earthquake disaster in Turkey.
May 3, 1935 NECROLOGY William FLYNN, of Petite Forte, P. B. 74. Philip SLADE, Salmon Cove.
May 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency Most Rev. Andrew Cassulo, Apostolic delegate to Canada and Newfoundland, arrived by express. Paid visit to St. Bonaventure’s College. Mr. R. C. B. Mercer addressed Law Students Club on “Equity." His Excellency the Governor, presented each of the three firehalls where members of the police are stationed, handsome photographs of His Majesty King George and Queen Mary.
May 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Walter TUCKER, at Everett Mass.
May 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth (Cotter) MURPHY. Josephine DUNN, Cupids.
May 5, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas W. McCARTHY, and Bride MAHER, Carbonear.
May 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD British Empire acclaimed His majesty on Jubilee Day, 4,500 attended service at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Address delivered by Archbishop of Canterbury. Premier Flandin of France injured in motor accident. St, John’s en fete for King’s Jubilee. Special church service, about 8,000 children, who received souvenir boxes of chocolates, paraded. Trees planted on Bannerman Road. Speeches by His Excellency the governor, commissioner for Home Affairs and Mayor Carnell. Address forwarded to His Majesty. Jubilee Trade Fair officially opened by Mayor Carnell at Prince’s Rink. Fire did much damage to furniture of Misses Gallishaw and Mr. Duder, and more or less destroyed interior of house No. 29 Cochrane Street. Nfld. Order of antlers held dance at St. Mary’s Hall.
May 6, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS U.S. Senator Bronson Cutting, Republic, killed with three others, in crash of big passenger monoplane at Macon, Miss.
May 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Peter H GLENDENNING, at Grady, Arkansas. Mrs. Sarah COLE, Elliston. Mary Ann BRINTON.
May 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mussolini orders mobilization of all extra divisions as precautionary measure in East Africa. Stated in House of Commons that British Government will stand by Locarno treaty. His Excellency the Apostolic Delegate, celebrated Mass at Cathedral for children of the Catholic Schools. Earthquake in West Indies did great damage, destroying scores of homes. Enjoyable smoker held at Masonic Temple to celebrate the Silver Jubilee.
May 7, 1935 NECROLOGY James H COOK, 63. Jasper HISCOCK, Winterton, 79.
May 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "At leves held at St. James’ palace, King George expressed thanks to nations of the world on occasion of his Jubilee, and was deeply touched by sincerity of wishes. Amelia Earhart made first Mexico to New york flight in 14 hrs., 22 min.s 50 sec. Miniature revolt in Havana squashed. Antonio gulteras, redical leader killed. J. V. McEvoy, of St. John’s, won the Carswell Medal at Dalhousie University, for third successive year. Jubilee dance at T. A. Club rooms. Thousands attend display of fireworks at Buckmaster’s field. Large gathering of Unemployed assembled at Beck’s Cove, and after meeting, paraded to Dept. of Health and Welfare."
May 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Matthew DUNN, 20. Annie BYRNE, Bell Island, 21.
May 8, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Belah COLLINS of Hare Bay and Miss Stella PAYNE, of Fogo, at Fogo.
May 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Publice meeting of Newfoundland Historical society at Memorial College, to commemorate Silver Jubilee of His Majesty. Commission of government stated in Press Commemorate, that no official recognition will be given to any group representing the unemployed, but Commissioners would undertake ascertain views of unemployed as a body. Marine Engineers’ association held special meeting at Crosbie Hotel, for purpose of doing special honor to Chief engineer James McKinley, and Capt. Burgess of the Newfoundland Railway, who had been honored by His Majesty the King, by presentation of His Jubilee medal. Block of Nfld. Granite sent to England by S. S. Nova Scotia, to form part of new memorial at Boulogne, to the soldiers who landed in France in 1916. At reception at St. James’ Palace, secretary for State and Dominion Affairs, delivered speech on behalf of Newfoundland. Commission of Government purchased private yacht “Cisco” at Brooklyn N. Y. to be used as hospital ship on South Coast, between Fortune Bay and Port aux Basques. MacDonald Fellowship Club held Jubilee competition at weekly meeting. War vets held reunion at holy Name Hall."
May 9, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Banker Daisy Marguerite, arrived at Bay L’Argent, reported loss of member of crew, John C BANFIELD, on May 6th.
May 9, 1935 NECROLOGY Joseph BISHOP, 76. Sister Mary Matthew McGETTGAN, of the Presentation Order, 30. Mrs. Felix McCARTHY, Crocker’s Cove, Carbonear. Thomas CHAULK, Elliston, 80.
May 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Police dispersed gathering of unemployed in afternoon. Some injuries caused to members of force, and citizens. Rioting followed again at night, when windows of 14 shops were smashed. 5 arrests made. Members of Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. gave Jubilee party to 200 children. J. B. Ashley of this city, a student at Dalhousie University, won the robert F. McLellan Scholarship, awarded for first place in Classics."
May 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie DISCROLL, New Melbourne.
May 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Eric Jerrett addressed Law Students Club on “Trusts”.
May 11, 1935 NECROLOGY John T EAGAN (baker) Mrs. Amelia EDGECOMBE, Mrs. Jane MARTIN, White Hills, 82.
May 11, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR "Ewart Leslie BADCOCK and Miss Phyllis Isabel SAUNDERS, of Carbonear, at Cochrane Street Church. Gideon ABBOTT and Miss Emily WAY, Bonavista."
May 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Four societies comprising Newfoundland, British Society, Royal Oak Lodge, L. O. A., St. John’s Society United Fishermen and the Sons of England, held joint parade for purpose of Attending Thanksgiving Service in honor of the Silver Jubilee of His Majesty the King, at Gower Street, United Church. Marshal Joseph Pilsudski, Polish dictator and minister of War, dead. General Kasprzychi appointed to succeed him.
May 12, 1935 NECROLOGY George Ralph DWYER, 39. James K LODER, Thoroughfare.
May 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Jubilee singers concert at Newfoundland Hotel in aid of Service League. Delegation from S. U. F. Grand Lodge paid visit to Pouch Cove. Annual meeting in aid of Service League. Delegation of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, granted to Lady Anderson, by His Majesty the King, in recognition of her work for the Service League. Royal Empire Society awarded medal to Sir Wilfred Grenfell, in recognition of his services to the Empire and the excellence of his book “The Romance of Labrador.” King George opened Post Graduate Medical School at Hammersmith. Enjoyable dance at T. A. club rooms.
May 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas J FREEMAN. Henry GRIFFIN, Grand Bank, Michael LANE, formerly of Broad Cove, B. B. 75.
May 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 9th annual meeting Women’s Missionary Society. Macdonald Fellowship Club and “Ys” Men club debate “That woman has lost her Dignity”, won by Macdonald fellowship Club.
May 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Meeting of executive of Playgrounds Association at Crosbie Hotel. Glee Club concert at Montreal College Hall. Semi-annual reunion of the Sergeant’s Mess at Sterling Restaurant. Y. W. .C. A. Bowling league annual closing and presentation of prizes.
May 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Garrett SEVIOUR, 88. Mrs. Emmas ROBERETS, Brookfield, B. B. 52. Mrs. Andrew K LUMSDOEN, 88. Joesph TREMBLETT, Bonavista, 65.
May 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Czecho-Slovak-Russian mutual assistance pact signed. C. F. S. Festival at Synod Hall. Among Nfld, graduates of the Nova Scotia Technical college were Clarence Wright and James Gent, of Trinity, and Vernon Moore, of Blackhead. Howley won the association of professional Engineer’s Prize. Rotarian “Reg” Spurr spoke on “Petroleum and its History.” at Rotary luncheon. Feildian football team held election of officers. Macdonald Fellowship Club card party. Lawrence of Arabia (Col T. E. Lawrence), 45, died in hospital at Wool, England, following motor cycle collision.
May 16, 1935 NECROLOGY William SQUIRES, 74. James B BURRY, Glovertown. Mrs. William HOPKINS, Lewisporte.
May 16, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Arthur BUTTON of Lead Cove and Mrs. Jane AUSTIN of Brownsdale, at Old Perlican.
May 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Annual meeting parishioners of St. Thomas’s Church. J. H. Evans, chief engineer of S. S. Titanian, gave first of series of lectures, arranged by Marine Engineers Association at Crosbie Hotel. Spencer Club ladies card party. Concert by music and elocution pupils of the United Church College at Pitts Memorial Hall. Singing test at the Jubilee Fair won by pupils of Prince of Wales College, Model school and Blackhead Road School. Col. Wm. R. Dalziel of the S. A. headquarters at Toronto, arrived on inspection tour. Annual meeting Terra Nova Tennis Club. C. L. B. won championship in inter-club bowling league for third successive year."
May 17, 1935 NECROLOGY John T DALY.
May 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD P. J. Lewis addressed Law Students Club on “Admiralty Practice and shipping.” S. S. Prospero struck shoal off Brandys, at entrance of Catalina, and sustained some damage.
May 18, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Roderick PERRIER, 20, of St Georges, died from blood poisoning whilst en route to Buchans for medical aid, from Lloyd's Lake.
May 18, 1935 NECROLOGY Edward C ROBINSON, London, England. Ananias MILLER, 76.
May 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Snow fell in Paris for first time in 60 years, during month of May.
May 19, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Floods and rainstorms in Texas, Oklahoma, caused 20 deaths. Giant airplane Maxim Gorky, crashed near Moscow, 48 passengers killed.
May 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Sr. M. Genevieve FARRELL. Isaac CLARKE, Freshwater, Carbonear, 66. Mrs. Amelia J WILSHIRE, Catalina.
May 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 86th session of League of Nations Council opened. Crew of H. M. S. “Prolic” held inital show under the auspices of the Physical Dept. of the Y.M.C.A. and the “Ys” Men’s Club. Col. W. F. Rendell tendered resignation as officer commanding the C. L. B. after being in command for 12 years. Guards victorious track and hockey teams honored at banquet at Club rooms.
May 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Lloyd George HOWELL, 18. Dennis PENNEY, formerly of Newfoundland, at Sydney , N.S. 50. George CREWE, Summerville.
May 20, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William BRANTON of Hant’s Harbor and Miss Louise AUSTIN of Brownsdale, at Brownsdale.
May 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Dr. Green, P.P. of Torbay, celebrated 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Members of S.O.E.B.S. held enjoyable debate.
May 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Margaret GLAVINE, Bishop’s Falls, 74. Mrs. Michael BRETT (nee Dohebey) formerly of this city at Boston, Mass. Mrs. Mary (Brennan) KAVANAGH, 70. Robert Ewart HARTIGAN, Harbor Grace. Mrs. Thomas WOODEN, Grand Bank, 62.
May 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Congregational Ladies’ aid held afternoon sale and musical. Much damage caused to Lawrence Bros. carriage factory through fire and water. N.G. I. T. Groups held annual Mother and daughter banquet. President Roosevelt vetoed Soldiers’ Bonus Bill and warned Congress that the measure calling the issue of more than two million dollars of new money invited disaster.
May 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Isaac PIERCEY, Hopeall, T. B.
May 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Bankers’ dance and bridge at Newfoundland Hotel in aid of the Service League. Annual meeting L.S. P. U. . Enjoyable card party, supper and dance at Columbus Hall. Col. Dalziel, chief Secretary of the Salvation Army in Canada and Newfoundland, lectured to Rotary Club on “Modern Miracles.” Michael Coady, President of the L. S. P. .U. presented with Jubilee medal from His Majesty the King. Mr. D. J. Van Bommel addressed Macdonald Fellowship Club on “Germany and Hitler.”"
May 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Margaret MURPHY. Mrs. William SUTTON.
May 23, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James POIRIER, of Sydney, and Miss Gertrude McNEIL, of Grand River, Nfld., at Sydney. Frederick OSBOURNE of Grand Bank and Miss Esther BARNES, of Harbour, Mille, F.B. at Grand Bank.
May 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Empire Day. Lt.-Col W.F. Rendell, C. B. E., O. C. visited Bell Island and inspected C. L. B. Company. Wedding of Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark to Princess Ingrid, Daughter of the Swedish Crown Prince Gustaf Adolp, took place at Stockholm.
May 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Announcement made to the retirement of Mr. J. P. Crotty from management of the Furness Whity Co., after 15 years of service, and appointment of Mr. J. W. Allen as his successor.
May 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Bridget FROUD. Mrs. Agnes O’KEEFE, formerly of Harbor Grace, at victoria, B.C. 82. Mrs. John T PATTEN, Grand Bank, 74.
May 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Commission of Government plans to erect cottage hospitals at Markland, Argentia, Come by Chance and between North Shore Conception Bay and Trinity South Bay. N. R. A. with its code structure, branded unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States. Hon. Sir John Hope Simpson, Commissioner for Natural Resources, paid official visit to Argentia.
May 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Andrew N MacISAAC, fornerly of St. Andrew’s at New Waterford.
May 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Boy Scouts association at Government House. Dionne quintuplets of Callandor, Ont., celebrated first birthday. Special Agent Wm. A Wells, on annual visit to Terra Nova Council K of C, addressed special meeting at Columbus Hall.
May 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD World’s largest ocean liner “Normandie”, left La Havre on her maiden voyage to New York. Program of plays and ballots excellently rendered by pupils of Bishop spencer College. Enjoyable dance at the Strand. Job Bros. & Co., employees held enjoyable dinner and dance at Sterling Restaurant, in honor of firm’s lady’s bowling team, champions of league. Annual meeting Feildians Athletic Grounds Association.
May 29, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS French banking vessel, Marechal de Luxemburg, with crew of 40 men, missing since May 18th., given up as lost.
May 29, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ellen GILLAM of Channel. Fred J WADE, Bell Island.
May 29, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edward S JORDAN, of New York and Miss Apolina WILSON, M. B. Ch. B, (Edin) M. D. (Phila), of St. John’s, at New York.
May 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD French Government overthrown by Chamber of Deputies and Flandim resigns. Fernand Bouissen veteran politician, undertook to form new government. First reunion of Old Memorial Association at Newfoundland Hotel. Following conference, with officials of the Anglo-Nfld Development Company, Quebec and Grand Falls Railway decided to erect paper shed here. Fire at Nfld. Consolidated Foundry, Hamilton St., did some damage. Barn at Middle Bight, property of Joseph Fagan, totally destroyed by fire. MacDonald Fellowship Club held last meeting for season. Exhibition of work done by Club. Lady Anderson addressed Rotary Club on “Jubilee Guilds”.
May 30, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas Cleverly DICKS, of Little Harbor, F. B. and Miss Dorothy Maud HUSSEY, of Seldom Come Bye.
May 31, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD “The Live Wires” presented by Mr, Blackwood's dancing pupils at Pitts Memorial Hall. Meeting of Junior Forest Wardens in Bishop Feild College. First St. John’s troops and Rover Crew held indoor sports at C. L. B. Armoury.
May 31, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Terrible earthquake in British Baluchistan, India, destroyed whole villages. 5,000 deaths reported.
May 31, 1935 NECROLOGY William BAMBRICK, 21. Gregory J GIOVANNINI, St. Lawrence.

June 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Richard A Squires, son of Sir Richard Squires, called to Bar of supreme Court of Nfld. He will practice in Montreal with the firm Buchanan & Buchanan.
June 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Lifeless body of John LEWIS, 21, living with his mother on Salmonier line, about 3 miles from Holyrood, found hanging from a rope in his home.
June 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Alan RUBY, Goulds.
June 1, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ellia Hippesley TAYLOR of Carbonear, and Miss Virginia CROWELL, of Maplewood, N. J., at Brooklyn, N.Y.
June 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Fire in heart of business district in Ottawa caused $200,000 damage. Birthday Honors list very large. Four Newfounderlanders recipients of honor, namely, Dr. L. E Keegan, Mr. P. J. O’Neill, Miss V. M. Cherrington, and Mr. James H Harris. Babe Ruth announced voluntary retirement.
June 2, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Further earthquake shock of 45 seconds duration experienced at Quetta, Baluchistan. 200 British residents in area dead and same numbered injured, 3,000 bodies recovered from debris. 30,000 natives killed. Mrs. Mary WHELAN of St. Joseph’s, Tor’s cove, died as a result of burns sustained when her home was gutted by fire. Floods and storms in Western States caused 78 deaths and property damage estimated at $17,000,000.
June 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Martha BONNER, Heart’s Content. Patrick HENNEBURY, Lorries, Lamaline, 48.
June 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Majesty King George V, celebrated his 70 th Birthday. French liner “Normandie” largest ship afloat, steamed into New York harbor, shattering all trans-Atlantic records on her maiden voyage. Nova Scotia in head-on collision when berthing after arrival from Liverpool, damaged Furness Whity pier and shed for a distance of nearly 50 feet. 3 sailors belonging to the Norwegian steamer Gyda, fired on by St. Pierre Police, who were watching smuggling of alcohol from the island. Paulus Jergensen shot in stomach and killed.
June 3, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Floods devastated the Missouri watershed in Kansas and Nebraska. 200 people are dead, damage estimated at $25,000,000.
June 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Frank HAMLYN. Capt. Duncan BARNES, formerly of Harbor Grace, at Toronto, 73. Edward BRENNAN (Baker). Mrs. Martha BONNER, Heart’s Content, 78. Mrs. Mary KAYE, Grand Bank.
June 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Anglo-German naval talks opened at Foreign Office. Accomplishing what by many was thought to be impossible, the S. S. Albutra, Captain A Hood, sailed through Placentia Gut, loaded with 4500 tons of pit props, en route to Cardiff Wales. Bousisan’s Cabinet first victory in Chamber of Deputies. Worst flood in years ravaged cities and farms in the rich Kaw Valley of Kansas. 4th St. John’s Troop Boy Scouts won championship of junior basketball for third successive year. C. L. B. bowlers won championship for third year in succession. Mr. E. A. Charlton resigned from office of Manager of Canadian International Paper Company.
June 4, 1935 NECROLOGY James P CASH, 31. Mrs. Emma PIKE, 73. Patrick SUMMERS, 82.
June 4, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hazel Millar FRASER and Miss Helen Elizabeth Hope GRIEVE.
June 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD King’s Daughter Groups of the M. G. L. T. held Mother and Daughter banquet.
June 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Ronald BAKER, Elliston.
June 5, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Jack ROCHE and Miss Catherine LAWLOR, Renews. Boyd TRASK and Miss Isabel B ABBOTT, Elliston.
June 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Boston yacht “Yankee” won first race in English waters. “Endeavour” lost a mast and the “Astra” had a Steward drowned. 900 Longshoremen now on strike in Vancouver. Pierre Laval succeeded in breaking political deadlock and forming new cabinet. Viscount Byng of Vimy, one of most famous British army commanders in the Great War passed away, 73. St. Bon’s Sports Day.
June 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Richard RYDER, Bonavista.
June 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Ramsay MacDonald resigned office of Prime Minister and is succeeded by Stanley Baldwin. Joint Jubilee Parade committee waited on Rev. Wilfred Gaetz and presented him with a mounted caribou with silver plate engraved with name of various societies. Variety entertainment at the auditorium of Holy Cross Schools. Lord and Lady Baden Powell arrived at Port aux Basques, and inspected Scouts and Cub’s at Channel. Postponed Bishop Spencer College Sports Held."
June 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Edouard Rosset, Consul for France at St. John’s, recommended for the decoration of the Palames d’Officer d’Acedemie by the French Minister of National Education.
June 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Henry Thomas JOHNSON, 83. Mrs. Alice (Maddock) CROKE. Mrs. Maria FORSEY, Grand Bank, 83.
June 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Peace accord designed to settle the Chaco War, reached by representatives of Paraguay and Bolivia. Wilson Spracklin agent of the Newfoundland Railway at Sydney, retires after 50 years’ service.
June 9, 1935 NECROLOGY L FUDGE, Lewisporte.
June 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 10th anniversary of the union of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, the Congregational Church and the Methodist Church specially marked. Annual meeting Church of England Orphanage. Chief Commissioner Ronald H Ayre and Asst. Commissioner E. B. Foran, visited 4th St. John’s Troop Boy Scouts and made presentation of badges etc. Annual meeting Board of Guardians United Church Orphanage. 11th general meeting Nfld. Graduate Nurses Association at Crosbie Hotel. Football season officially opened. Holy Cross defeated Guards 5-0.
June 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Florence GATES, formerly of Newfoundland, at Hackett’s Cove, Halifax. Captain Thomas Rumsey, 90.
June 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Paraguay blocked the signing of the Peace Accord with Bolivia at the last minute. Traveling Clinic on Southwest Coast, formally inaugurated by His Excellency the Governor. Lady Anderson re-christened the yacht, purchased for that purpose, the “Lady Anderson”. New Church of England Church at Corner brook dedicated. C. L. B. defeated T. A. in second football game for season.
June 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth BYRNE, 38.
June 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Flannel Dance at Feild College Hall. His Grace the Archbishop administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to 375 girls of the Cathedral Parish. Bolivia and Paraguay signed protocol and “cease firing” orders are issued. St. Patrick’s Hall Sports. Bishop Feild College Sports. Prince of Wales college Sports. Macdonald Fellowship club held outing at Irvings.
June 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth Mary (Furneaux) Skane. Hilda POWELL, Bonavista 4. Albert ROSE, Grand Bank, 73.
June 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Max Bear lost his heavyweight crown to James Braddock.
June 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. William PETRIE, Grand Falls. James MARH, Riverhead, Fogo 88.
June 13, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John G. McGRORY of this city, and Miss Margaret P DAVIS, of Argentia, at Argentia.
June 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 90,000 Paraguayan and Bolivian soldiers stacked arms at noon, after 3 years jungle warfare that took 100,000 lives.
June 14, 1935 NECROLOGY James MURPHY.
June 14, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR N ANDREWS, Winterton and Miss Bessie HISCOCK, of New Perlican.
June 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. James T McKinley, Chief Engineer of S. S. Prospero, given address and presentation on occasion of retirement.
June 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Eliza LEANNON, Brigus, 73.
June 15, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Willoughby MULLINS of Rencontre East, and Miss Emma PRIOR of Grand Bank, at Grand Bank.
June 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dwelling house at Forest Pond, the Goulds, owned by Mrs. Hannaford, and occupied by a family named Chafe, destroyed by fire. Semi-annual meeting of Newfoundland Order of Antlers.
June 16, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. John BRADY, Bay de Verde, 72
June 16, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John A POWELL, of Carbonear, and Miss Laura TAYLOR of Bristols Hope, at Everett, Mass.
June 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Public Libraries Board announced that it has been informed that Lord Rothermere has made a gift of 2,000 books to be chosen by the Board. Lord Baden-Powell, with lady Baden-Powell and their two daughters, arrived by express. Moderator of the United Church of Canada, Rt. Rev. Richard Roberts, D. D., arrived by S. S. Nova Scotia. Nfld Order of antlers held dance at St. Mary’s Hall.
June 17, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR James Carswell STEELE, Physical Director of the Y.M.C.A. and Miss Neville Marion STARK, at Mansfield, Ohio.
June 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Text of naval agreement made public. Britain agrees to German proposal. Future strength of German navy in relation to British Commonwealth of nations, 35 - 100. Special meeting of executive of playgrounds Association at Crosbie Hotel.
June 18, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John MURPHY, injured in motor cycle accident on the 14th, passed away at General Hospital.
June 18, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Frederick Claude SPENCER, of Pilley’s Island and Miss Gwendolyn KING, of Corner Brook, at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
June 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rt. Hon. Lord Baden Powell, of Gilwell, G.C., M.G., K.C.B., Chief Scout of the World, guest of honor at dinner given by Newfoundland Scouters Conference, at Newfoundland Hotel. Arbor Day at United Church Orphanage. Tree planted in memory of late John Crosbie. United Church Conference formally opened at Grand Bank. Rev. J. W. Wilkinson elected President. Members of 1st St. John’s Rover Scouts and the “Captain Bob’s” Rovers Scouts of the 6th St. John’s, honored by visit from Chief Scout Lord Baden Powell, who opened new rover cabin naming it “Chimo”. Annual Sports Day Holy Cross Schools.
June 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Sr. M. Raymond BURKE, of congregation of Our Lady of Mercy.
June 19, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William ANTHONY and Miss Bessie OSMOND, both of this city, Topsail. Roy Macrey MUGFORD and Miss Fannie Dora MERCER of this city, at Topsail.
June 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New earthquakes in Montserrat threw terror into residents, who were just recovering from a series of disastrous quakes six weeks ago. Holloway School entertainment and prize distribution. Lord Baden Powell of Gilwell, speaker at Rotary luncheon, later visited City Hall. Closing exercise and graduation at St. Bride’s College, Littledale.
June 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Anglo-French naval conversations begins. 1200 Guides and 800 Scouts parade in joint rally at Prince’s Rink, in honor of Lord and Lady Baden Powell. Graduation Day at Memorial College.
June 21, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Joseph PAYNE lost his life by drowning at Badger.
June 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Chief Scout Lord Baden-Powell, Chief guide Lady Baden-Powell, His Excellency the Governor and Lady Anderson, and many distinguished visitors, visited Trails End, headquarters of the 1st St. John’s Boy Scout and Rover Troop, and of the Outdoor Gang, at One Island Pond, Torbay.
June 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Prince of Wales celebrated his 41st birthday.
June 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Edward CONNOLLY, 80. M. A. BASTOW, 81.
June 23, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William John GOODWIN of New Melbourne and Miss Marion Angela EARLE, of Carbonear, at St. John, N.B.
June 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. E. J. O’Brien, P.P. of Northern Bay, celebrated 25th, anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood. Mr. Anthony Eden, Minister for League Affairs, arrived in Rome, and held long conversation with Signor Mussolini on Anglo-German naval pact and projects for aerial accord. The King made posthumous award of the Albert Medal, to Thomas Gibson, late Cook of the S. S. Usworth, for gallantry and devotion. Other awards given to members of the crew. 36 students left Portland, Maine, by schooner George B. Cluett, for work in Labrador Grenfell Hospital. Captain Bob Bartlett, author and explorer, accompanied by 9 college students, sailed from New York for Greenland. Jubilee Work Horse Exhibition at Bella Vista Fair Grounds.
June 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Emma PAYNE, 62. Mrs. Dresilia SAUNDERS. Mrs. Alice BURSEY, New Melbourne.
June 24, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Stephen HOGAN and Miss Nellie MULLINS, Carbonear.
June 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opening session Sovereign Grand Lodge Loyal Orange association. First session of the Grand Crystal Chapter L. O. B. A. opened at Newfoundland Hotel.
June 25, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Severe thunder storms and much damage in parts of England. One man killed and several houses struck by lighting.
June 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Francis MAHONEY formerly of Newfoundland at Halifax.
June 25, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George Llewellyn CRANE and Miss Ellen Mary RYAN.
June 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dr. Jack Harrington, former Rhodes Scholar, and son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Harrington, appointed as Medical Practitioner at Pool’s Cove, F. B., work formerly carried on by Rev. H. J. A. McDermott. Rev. H. J. A. McDermott appointed by Department of Public Health and Welfare to make examination of conditions on South Coast, between Belleoram and Channel. Luncheon tendered to Mr. J A Mochado, Mr. Theo. G. Green, Mr. A. G. Gould and Mr. Cecil Ashdown, directors of the I G. Association, at the “Y” and “Y.W”
June 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Premier Tlley and all members of the New Brunswick Cabinet, defeated in election. Liberals won 43 of the 48 seats. A. A. Dysart, Premier elect. Successful dance sponsored by the Elks, held at Jack Robinson’s, Donovan’s. Sovereign Grand Master of the Loyal Orange Association, J Starr Tait, M. C. O.B.E., all officers of Grand Lodge and some friends, guests of Hon. J.C. Puddester, Commissioner for Public Health and Welfare, at Luncheon at Newfoundland Hotel. Mrs Puddester entertained officers of Ladies’ Grand Lodge at Murray’s Pond. Former Archduke Leopold Ferdinand of Austria, died at Berlin in abject poverty.
June 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Religious Profession at St. Bride’s College, Littledale. Sergt. Major Fred Anderton, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, appointed to reorganize the Island’s Police Force along lines of the R. C. M. P. Ordination Service at Cochrane Street Church. The following were ordained: – James E Davis, T. Elliott, R. C. Hopkins, Gilbert House, Elias Andrews and Thomas Evans.
June 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret POWER. Captain Alexander CARTER, 66.
June 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Grace Archbishop Roche, celebrated twentieth anniversary of his episcopal consecration. Budget Speech of the Commissioner of Finance published. 64th session of the Grand Lodge, L. O. A. opened at Victorial Hall. Party of school accompanied by Mr. R. M. Ripley, sailed from Botood on S. S. Geraldine Mary, on trip to England. Regatta committee paid tribute to Hon. F. J. Morris, on occasion of his retirement from the Bench.
June 29, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Hezekiah IVEY, of the Battery, lost his life when gun accidentally discharged.
June 29, 1935 NECROLOGY William GILLIES.
June 29, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Adolf P FROSTEAD of Haugesund, Norway, and Miss Hazel C CHAFE, of St. John’s, at New York.
June 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Moderator of the United Church, Rt. Rev. Richard Roberts, D. D. preacher at George Street Church at morning service, and at Gower Street in the evening. L & A Committee of the B. I. S. of which he had been Chairman, presented Mr. W. J. Linegar with suit case, on occasion of his appointment as Assistant Magistrate at St. George’s. Distribution of diplomas for C. H. E. at parish of St. Francis.
June 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Alice J BOGGAN.

July 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Great Britain made peace gesture, offering Abyssinia a strip of territory which would afford access to the sea. Mussolini rejected proposal. Newfoundland Swimming Boating and Tennis Club officially opened at Topsail, by Hon. F. C. Alderdice. Annual outing of Nfld. Order of Antlers at Topsail.
July 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 3 Youthful New England yachtsmen arrived at Sydney in the crippled 54 foot ketch “Hamrah” and reported the loss of Robert AMES, 55 , wealthy Boston realty broker, and his only sons, Richard, 23, Harry, 20, who tried to save their father when he was washed overboard.
July 1, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hermon Leslie PEDDLE, of New Perlican and Miss Kathleen REID, of Upper Island Cove, at Upper Island Cove.
July 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD “Fort Amherst’ and “Fort Townshend” selected as names for new Furness-Red Cross Line Ships. Misses Phyllis Martin and Lulu Smith, the winners, awarded first class passage to New York. Annual outing of Choir Boys of St. Patrick’s Hall. Playground Association officially opened for season.
July 2, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Collision of Japanese ships “Medori Maru” and “Senzara Maru” caused loss of 140 lives.
July 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Robert L DRISCOLL, New Melbourne.
July 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Residence of Mr. Jackman, Midstream, Waterford Bridge Road, badly damaged by fire.
July 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Hannah DOOKEY.
July 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opening Assembly of the 10th annual summer school at Memorial University College. 1935 Conference of the 32nd District Rotary International, opened at Canon Wood Hall. Nearly 350 attended dinner at Newfoundland Hotel. Ethiopia asked the United States to find a way to make Italy observe her obligation under the Kellogg-Briand pact. Mr. C. H. Renouf, Chief Accountant of the Finance Department, who retired ar end of June after 29 years of service, presented with silver service by staff.
July 4, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John W GOSSE 51, and Edmund MERCER, 48 , of Bell Island, struck by heavy fall of rock whilst engaged cleaning roof of No. 6 mine, and instantly killed .
July 4, 1935 NECROLOGY James OAKLEY, 89. (Jack) Padden McDOUGALL, AT Ardeatallon by Oban.
July 4, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Wilfred CLARKE and Miss Irene GOODWIN, New Melbourne.
July 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "United States sidestepped the entanglement in the Italy-Ethiopian crisis, by suggesting in effect, that the League of Nations continue its efforts to achieve a peaceful solution. H. M. S. Scarborough arrived in port. Mr. W. Dingwell of Aberdeen Scotland, appointed Director of Co-operation to the staff of the Dept. of Natural Resources. M.E. Companion the Rev. H. L. Haslam, M. E. H. P. paid official visit to Shannon Chapter. Closing function Rotary Convention. Peter Turner of Charlottetown, elected Rotary Governor for the 32nd district."
July 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Lilian (Kennedy) WOODFORD, Holyrood. Rev. Michael J RYAN, Ph.D., D. D. formerly of Newfoundland at Peterborough, Ont.
July 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Memorial Day Service at Sergeants and National Was Memorials solemnly carried out.
July 7, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Terrible disaster in Changeh Hunan Province, China, when the dykes on Yuen Rover collapsed. Large number drowned.
July 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Mr. George J Coughlan, who for the past 40 years has been Secretary and Account for the Newfoundland Constabulary, retired from July 1st. Members of Constabulary and Fire Dept. said farewell and presented him with gift. Dwelling house at Topsail Pond, owned and occupied by Mr. Terence O’Brien, destroyed by fire. Semi-annual clinic for crippled children of Newfoundland, opened at Public Health and Welfare Building. Hon. Thomas Lodge commissioner for Public Utilities, accompanied by Mrs. Lodge, returned from England. Mr. T. S. Keats donated site for cottage Hospital at Argentia. Official opening playgrounds for 1935 season."
July 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ida May DYMOND, 47. Rita SUTTON, Bay de Verde, 2½.
July 8, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Dr. Charles J RYALL of this city and Miss Bride KENT, of Bell Island, at Outer Cove.
July 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Luncheon at Blue Peter boat club, Quidi Vida. Mr. Moses O’Neill, veteran treasurer of Truckmen’s Union, guest of honor. Annual meeting City football League at T. A. Armoury.
July 9, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS James BENNETT, 27 years old fisherman of Daniel’s Harbor, drowned when his boat upset, as he was hauling his nets.
July 9, 1935 NECROLOGY William Bennett GUNN, of Wick, Scotland, 50. Anastasia LUNEGAN. Isaac MERCER (Shipwright).
July 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Nurse Sadie EDWARDS, of St. Lawrence.
July 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William J MURPHY and Miss Mary (Mollie) CONNORS. Gordon WILLIS and Miss Mary TORRAVILLE, Fogo.
July 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Summer School concert.
July 11, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Francis William COLLINS 16 , member of the 9th St. John’s Troop Boy Scouts, lost his life whilst swimming at One Island Pond, Torbay.
July 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jane HEARN, 67. Francis William COLLINS, 16.
July 11, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Capt. Clarence PYE, of Carbonear and Capt. L BRIDGER, late of Carmanville Corps, at Carbonear.
July 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Peter COLLINS, 66.
July 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 49th Annual S. A. Congress, Commissioner John McMillan greeted by Mayor Carnell.
July 13, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Wife of Austrian Chancellor Schuschnigg, killed when car in which they were traveling, hit a tree.
July 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sarah WATON, Humbermouth. Charles SEXTON, Canially, Bonavista, 24.
July 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mass celebrated in the Oratory of St. Bon’s College, by His Grace the Archbishop, in honor of the Feast of St. Bonaventure. Crew of Lunenburg schooner “Jean Madeline” abandoned their ship, and set out for Aquaforte, S. S. Arras sent to rescue. Rev. Fr. John Hunt, newly ordained priest, welcomed by people of Argentia and given address by parishioners.
July 14, 1935 NECROLOGY Evelyn Shirley FROST, 10. Shirley Jean SAUNDERS, Carbonear, 3 months. Richard GROVES, Bonavista, 75.
July 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Graduating exercises of Grace Hospital at Pitts Memorial Hall.
July 15, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body of Roland WHEELER, 14, of Greenspond, drowned April 23rd, recovered.
July 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Greatest Armada seen in England Channel since 1914, 90 miles long, assembled off Spithead in navel review, as final event in Jubilee celebrations, King attended with his son.
July 16, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 53 persons killed or injured in severe earthquake in Shinchkiki Province, Formosa.
July 16, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR H Graham MacDONALD, of Sherbrooke, N. S. and Miss Muriel CHRISTIAN of this city.
July 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Picnic C. of E. Cathedral. Annual picnic Wesley Sunday School at Mount Pearl Park. Annual outing of Newfoundland Lght and Power Company employees Association at Spaniard’s Bay. Horse Races at Bella Vista Fair Grounds.
July 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret MURPHY. John C FOOTS, Carbonear.
July 17, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Eric G COOK and Miss Mary ANGEL.
July 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Emperor Haile Selassie declared Abyssinia is ready to fight, stating better for Ethiopians to die as free people than live as slaves. Residence of Joseph Judge, Freshwater Road, together with its contents and outlying houses, burned to ground. Announced Firness-Red Cross liner Fort St. George, sold to Italian interests. Councillor Williams tendered his resignation as Chairman of the Parks Committee, and as member of all other committees of the Council.
July 18, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ambrose John SHEA and Miss Tessa May HUTTON.
July 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Greek Government resigned. Tsaldaries asked to form another. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Knight, celebrated 25th Anniversary of their wedding day. Opening game Junior Football League. Holy Cross defeated Gaurds 3-0 and B. I. S won from C. L. B. 3-1.
July 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Anora KNOX, Carbonear, 89. Mrs. Lee COLBERT, Red Head Cove, 31. Helen CONDON, 17.
July 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Hon. Sir John Hope Simpson, Commission for Natural Resources, left for West Coast on tour of inspection.
July 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Edward J ROGERS. Mrs. Nellie CHANCEY. Harold ROSE, Salmon Cove, 21.
July 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Tor Solberg and Paul Czanyan, two Norwegians, flying along the Northern route, New York to Bergen, landed at Cartwright, Labrador. Annual Garden party at Kilbride.
July 21, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. Guy WALLACE, 35, of Lindsay, Ontario, threw her five children into the Scugoy River, drowning three.
July 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Gertrude Marie JANES, 1 year 9 months. Mrs. H. T. AVERY, Grand Falls.
July 21, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR E Soper ROWE of Seldon and Miss Fannie KINDON, of Fogo, at Stag Harbor.
July 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual outing, junior branch, T. A. & B. Society at Donovan’s.
July 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Walter J EDGAR, 56. Shiff CARBAGE, Bell Island, 26. Ruby HICKS, Rolling Cove, Bonavista.
July 22, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Humnbert F GIOVANETTI, D. D. S. Bell Island, and Miss Mary Louise O’NEILL of this city. Steve GAYDIEA of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Miss Marion FURLONG, of this city, at Brooklyn N.Y.
July 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First group of Rangers in charge of Chief Ranger L. T. Stick, left for Whitbourne. Liberals under hon. William Lea, made clean sweep in Prince Edward Island Elections. Manager C. B. Archibald announced that effective as from August 1st, all hourly rates at 2 ½ cents per hour.
July 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie GULLAGE, Catalina, East. Mrs. Jane CUFF, Bonavista.
July 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. J. P. Carey, retiring Manager of Furness Whity Co., accompanied by Mrs. Carey, left by S. S. Newfoundland for Halifax. C. L. B. Annual camp at Topsail began. Mr. W. P. Lynch of Lynch’s Outdoor Expositions, met by Executive of G. W. V. A. at residence of Mr. J. G. Higgins, and presented with silver mounted caribou as gesture of appreciation. Leo and Ambrose Brake, Marystown, from schooner Gonzona, picked up in dory off Cape Pine, by schooner George and Annie, Philip Cheeseman Master.
July 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas Graham MORRY, of Ferryland at Victoria, B. C. 86.
July 24, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George Edward PETERS and Miss Muriel Jean GANTER, at Sydney.
July 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Very Rev. Stephen O’Driscoll of St. Mary’s, celebrated Golden Jubilee of his ordination to the Priesthood. Church of England Orphanage Garden Party. St. Patrick’s Garden Party. Annual outing employees of Ayre & Son’s Ltd."
July 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth MOREY, at Bonavista.
July 25, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ralph LeMoine ANDREWS, of Hr. Grace and Miss Muriel WILDING at Amherst, N.S. William T PIKE and Miss Isobel Ferguson MITCHELL.
July 26, 1935 NECROLOGY Cassie YOUNG, of Heart’s Content, at Twillingate.
July 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dr. L. E. Keegan, retired Supertendent of the General Hospital, honored by staff, nurses, and by Chaplain at the Bungalow, Bowring Park.
July 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Edward NEWELL, of Burnt Head.
July 27, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Leslie Alan BARNES, of Montreal and Miss Belle ALCOCK, of Harbor Grace, at Montreal.
July 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Harbor Grace celebrated centenary of St. Paul’s Church. His Excellency the Governor and many Clergy assisted in ceremonies. Memorial tablet unveiled.
July 28, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Martin FURLONG, of St. Brendan’s, lost from schooner L Martin, while crossing Grosswater Bay.
July 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. James HISCOCK, Fogo.
July 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Seaplane carrying Dr. Alexander Frobes, of Harvard University to Labrador, forced down at Shediac New Brunswick.
July 29, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Fred RENDELL, Fogo, 60.
July 29, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ernest SMART of Glovertown and Miss Selina RUSSELL, of Lewisporte, at Lewisporte.
July 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. Anthony Eden arrived at Paris and had lengthy conversation with French Minister Laval.
July 30, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Alan SNELGROVE, 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank SNELGROVE, of Middle Battery, drowned by falling from a boat.
July 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ellen Bertha (Gisborn) BURCHELL, at Windsor, N.S.
July 30, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Jim FITZGERALD and Miss Marjorie DWYER, Bell Island.
July 31, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opening meeting League Council to deal with Italo-Abyssinian conflict, held in private. 6th Annual outing of the Christian Doctrine Society, held at Smithville. Mrs. Catherine Healy of Thorburn Road, hit by stray bullet from revolver, discharged by Mr. Cornelius Walters. White Clothing Company annual Sports Day at Donovan’s. Kent’s Pond Regatta. Motor Cycle Races at Bella Vista Fair Grounds. Miss Blanche Smith, whilst attending garden party at Hant’s Harbor, wounded in eye by accidently discharged rifle bullet.
July 31, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 55 Officers, seamen and naval school students, perished when Russian submarine sank, after collision with a vessel in the gulf of Finland. Body of Mrs. George CLARKE, of Bell Island, found in old pit on the Green, after two day’s searching.
July 31, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ellen FLEMING, Bonavista.
July 31, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John COADY and Miss Nellie WILLIAMS.

August 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Weekly meeting St. John’s Rotary club held at Donovan’s. Mr. C. E. Hunt K.C. described recent visit to Mexico City with Rotarians.
August 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Cyril GRANT, aged 15, of Burgeo, hit by lighting and instantly killed, whilst returning from the fishing grounds.
August 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Sigmund Levansffsky and two companions, took off from Moscow, on projected non-stop flight to San Francisco, across the North Pole. Government of India Bill, received Royal assent in the House of Lord. Thunder and Lighting storm raged over the city."
August 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Robert COLLINS, Spaniard Bay. Mrs. Elizabeth BARRETT, New Melbourne.
August 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Closing session 10th Summer School.
August 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Rev. W. P. FINN P.P. Holyrood. Harold Edward PITCHER, 61. Mrs. Elizabeth COOPER. Mrs. Margaret Ann COLLINS. June TREMBLETT, Bonavista.
August 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Religious reception at Littledale.
August 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. George ANTHONY, Cupids.
August 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD League Council adjourned to meet September 4th. Religious reception at Presentation Convent Cathedral Square. Government bait depot at Quirpon officially opened.
August 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Rev. James D. McGILLIVARY, native of Glace Bay, at Missionary Headquarters, Lishui, Cheting, 37. Veronica FRENCH, New Melbourne, 81. Henry PATTEN, Grand Bank, 30.
August 6, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Stephen J KENNEDY, of Musquodobit Harbor and Miss Phyllis May GARDNER, of St. John’s at Halifax.
August 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Naval port of Brest, Closed after entire staff of arsenal workers quit, as protest against wage cuts. Captain Bob Bartlett visited Peary Monument, and reported “not a feather out of it” after three years.
August 7, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Charles Maxwell LANE, Salvage, B. B., and Miss Hilda WAREHAM, of Harbor Buffett, at Harbor Buffett.
August 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Postpned Jubilee Regatta successfully held.
August 8, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Daphne DAY, 17 years old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua DAY, of Freshwater Road, killed instantly in motor cycle accident at Manuels.
August 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Martin SQUIRES. Mrs. Mary LOCKE, 83.
August 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD U. S. Congress passed Social Securities Bill.
August 9, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes HERDER. Bernard Pelley BRICKYARD. George FRENCH, 30. Mrs. Susannah RIDDLE, Small Point.
August 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Dwelling house and all its contents, owned by William Rowe, Heart’s Content, destroyed by fire. His Excellency the Governor, paid official visit to Bell Island. Mrs. Hazen Fraser and Mr. A. M. Fraser won tennis championship of Newfoundland.
August 10, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John FRENCH, 12 years, accidently drowned in Humber River.
August 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Louis BERRY, Grand Falls, 23.
August 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Cyril Henry Carrington HARMER of London, England, and Miss Elizabeth Boyd BAIRD of this city.
August 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Fisherman believed to be a Nova Scotian, is found alive, swimming but apparently insane, 160 miles at sea, by fishing vessel Ripple.
August 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. George STRICKLAND, of Port aux Basques, at North Sydney. Mrs. Elizabeth NEWMAN, 90 years, 11 months. Mrs. Mary Joseph WEIR, 79.
August 11, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John J DORAN and Miss Rose CLEARY, both of Riverhead at Harbor Grace.
August 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Big smuggling unearthed in France, involving state loss of 150,000,000 francs.
August 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Fred DURDLE, Bonavista.
August 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Excellency the Governor, paid official visit to Westville.
August 13, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS More than 600 persons believed drowned near town of Ovada, Italy, when a hydro-electric dam bust.
August 13, 1935 NECROLOGY John Wesley BUTTON, of New Melbourne, at Middleton, Mass.
August 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 17th Canadian Parliament since Confederation, dissolved. Viscount Bridgeman, former First Lord of the Admiralty, dead. Abyssinian Minister to Paris, in letter to League of Nations, protested military preparations of Italy. St. Joseph’s Garden Party and Regatta. Strollers A. A. hold successful dance at Strand. Staff of Bank of Montreal presented Miss Genevieve Channing, one of its members, shortly to be married, with dinner and tea service, and held formal dance in her honor at Murray’s Pond.
August 14, 1935 NECROLOGY John J STANLEY. Mrs. Martha ENGLISH, 35. M KING, Western Bay 22.
August 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "More than 1500 children guests of Rotarian at Mount Pearl Park. Mr. R. J. Louis Cuddihy, guest at entertainment arranged in his honor, at Mount Cashel. Lorenzo Moore, of Grand Falls, made Grand Warden of the Maritimes and Newfoundland, Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, at annual convention at Charlottetown. Dist. Deputy I. O. O. F. appointed J. F. Taylor of Carbonear, Dist. 17 Dr. A. G. Forbes of Bonavista, Dist. 18, J. E. Loder of Corner Brook, Dist. 19, W. J. Golding, of Grand Falls Dist 20. Annual dinner United Nail and foundry Athletic Association at Crosbie Hotel."
August 15, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Sir Basil BLACKETT, 53, Director of the Bank of England, and Controller of Finance at the Treasury, died at Giessen, Hesse, Germany, as result of injuries received in motor accident.
August 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Catherine A WHITEWAY, 82. Frank PEARCY, Elliston.
August 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Three power conference on Abyssinian question, settled down to work in earnest, in final attempt to materialize base for peaceful settlement of the Italia -Abyssinian conflict. Anglo-Newfoundland Dev. Co., Ltd., propose erecting cellulose plant at Grand Falls.
August 16, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Will ROGERS, beloved Comedian, and Wiley Post, Master Aviator, killed instantly when their plane crashed near Point Borrow, Alaska.
August 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rev. Canon Allan Pearson Shatford, O. B. E., D. C. L., distinguished Preacher, Author and War Padre, passed away at Conquerall Bank N.S. R. E. W. A. gave dinner at Octagon, in honor of Railway’s winning crew in the Trademen’s Race, and the crew which came second in the Club Race.
August 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jessie (Vey) BARNES.
August 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Complete collapse of the Three power Conference announced. French-British proposals rejected, Mussolini demanded complete political influence in Abyssinia.
August 18, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Dorothy, 6 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar SOMERTON, Portugal Cove, instantly killed when she was struck by a boulder, which rolled down steep hill, and passed over her body as she was picking flowers.
August 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Special session British Cabinet, called. Anxiety over Ethiopian problem. 4000 spectators witnessed pageant presented by children of Bannerman and Victoria parks playground. His Excellency the Governor returned from visiting different parts of the North and East coasts.
August 19, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 6 members of the crew of the Cunard White Star “Laurentic” killed, and five injured, as result of collision with Blue Star liner “Napier Star.”
August 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Julia TUCKER, Burnt Point, B. D. V. 65.
August 19, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Paymaster Lieut. Harold GARRETT B. A. R.N.V.R of Leaside, Wrexham, England and Miss Ruth Bernice TAYLOR, of this city , at Wavertree, Liverpool, England.
August 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Blue Peter Boat Club held dinner at Club House.
August 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Edward MADDON, (Mason) 53. Edward KAVANAGH, 67. Ruben CUFF, Canaille, Bonavista. Mrs. Martha MASON, Catalina, 78.
August 20, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William Henry STEVENSON of Harbor Grace and Miss Phyllis MALLAM, of Heart’s Content, at Heart’s Content.
August 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD H. M. S. York and H. M. S. Saguenay arrived in port. Mr. R. Cuff of Bonavista, passed away on train, while en route to home.
August 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. J O’Neill FARRELL, formerly of this city, at Glendale, Calif. Dora PELLEY, formerly of George’s Brook, at Elizabeth N.J. Thomas STOODLEY, Grand Bank, 76. Annie Louis GEORGE, Heart’s Content, 57.
August 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Hayden Taylor, Dentist, of Cleethorpe Lincolnshire, swam the English Channel, 14 hours. Residence of Robert Pearce, Blackhead Road, destroyed by fire. Douglas A Darcy, of St. Bonaventure’s College, winner of Junior Jubilee Scholarship. Mr. S. R. Hussey, of Halifax School for the Blind, speaker at rotary luncheon. Millions of people paid last tribute to Will Rogers at Glendale, and Wiley Post at Oklahoma City."
August 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Archibald BULLEN, Grand Bank, 3 months.
August 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Social Credit Party made clean sweep in Alberta Elections. United Farmers snowed under. Department of Home Affairs made presentation to Arthur Mews, Esq., C. M. G. , J.P., who retired from office of Secretary on July 31st. Messrs. McClure and Bank made survey of Newfoundland, for potential airplane base, and decided on Botwood as sea plane base.
August 23, 1935 NECROLOGY John DOMIINIE, member of crew of fishing schooner Archie MacKenzie, passed away. Patrick RUSSELL, Riverhead, Harbor Grace, 79.
August 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Clouston celebrated 25th anniversary of their wedding. Flood which continued for three days, broke boom at Bishop’s Falls.
August 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Moses GOSSE, Spaniard’s Bay. Mrs. Annie Florence MERCER, formerly of Coley’s Point, at Dorchester, Mass. 50.
August 24, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Rev. Harold Edward PARSONS, formerly of Little Bay Islands, now of Scostown, Que., and Miss Ida Elizabeth MUNRO, at Tetreaultville.
August 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Southeast gale blowing up to midnight, suddenly chopped to the Southwest and did untold damage in the city and other sections of the country. Schooner Phyllis H West, driven ashore at Cow Cove, Torbay, and one of the Imperial Airways planes totally destroyed at Norris Arm. Decomposed body of man found in land wash at Seal Cove, near Tor’s Cove , by Mrs. Samuel Colbert. Thomas A Edison Jr., son famous inventor, died at Springfield Mass, from heart failure.
August 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Rebecca (Andrews) PARDY, at Brooklyn N.Y. Mrs. Elizabeth Merchant STIRLING, 81.
August 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Boston plane, en route to Battle Harbor, Labrador, lost in harbor at Charlottetown. First Nurse Convention under Department of Public Health and Welfare, opened at Canon Wood Hall.
August 26, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Nearly 20 lives lost in gale of August 25th. Bodies of Capt. Pat WALSH and son, of Marystown, found in cabin of schooner Annie Anita, when she drifted ashore at Hazel Cove. Schooner Walter T., Capt. BOUTCHER, of Kingston, and crew of four lost. Fred MANSFIELD, Ariel GREEN, Elias and Edgar SOPER of Hant’s Harbor, met watery grave when their schooner Carrie and Evelyn, was lost at Fox Holes, Torbay. Many schooners ashore, fishing premised damaged, smaller boats lost. Considerable property damage at Coachman’s Cove and Jackson's Arm.
August 26, 1935 NECROLOGY Andrew P HENNESSEY.
August 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD First meeting of the Salt Codfish association under the New Act.
August 27, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Cyril Hubert WINDELER of this city and Miss Nancy Seymour ELLIS, of Oakville, Ont. at Oakville.
August 28, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Body found in beach at Seal’s Cove on the 25th., identified as that of Michael CURTIS, member of the crew of schooner “Gertie” which went ashore on Stone Island, December 6th last.
August 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Motor Cycle and Horse Races at Bella Vista Race Track.
August 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Silas FACEY, Twillingate.
August 28, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Leo A O’MARA and Miss Mary CLEARY, Argentia.
August 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Engagement of the Duke of Gloucester and Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott announced. Mr. D. J. Van Bommell, General Secretary of the Y. M. C. A. spoke to rotary on the “Italian and Abyssinian question.” Grand Falls football team entertained by Football League at Octagon Pavillion.
August 29, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Queen Astrid of Belgium, killed in motor accident near Kussnacht, on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, while returning from a holiday.
August 29, 1935 NECROLOGY Ralph BISHOP, Burnt Head, Cupids 23.
August 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Grand Falls Championship team defeated Holy Cross, champions of the city, in first inter-town match
August 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Jeremiah (Jerry) DONAHUE.
August 31, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Tt. Co.. James J Crawford, appointed Officer in Command of the Church Lads Brigade, in succession to Lt. Col. Walter F. Rendell, who resigned after 12 years service this spring. Holy Cross champions, won from Grand Falls in second game of inter-town series.
August 31, 1935 NECROLOGY Capt. George BUNGAY, formerly of Burgeo, at Brooklyn N.Y. Richard ADAMS, Milton.

September 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Alexander SKIFFINGTON, of Ambrose Cove, B.B. evidently suffering temporary aberration, whilst a patient at the General Hospital , jumped from window onto fire escape, and thence to the ground 30 feet below. He passed away almost immediately.
September 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Moses LEWIS, Holyrood, 85. Leo Denis MEANEY, 14½. John DWYER, Cupid’s, 66.
September 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Holy Cross defeated Grand Falls in final game of inter-town series 5-nil.
September 2, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Gerald M KENNEDY and Miss Angela O’DONELL. Harvey W FRAMPTON and Miss Vera Beatrice COLLINS, Indian Island, Fogo. Felix J BYRNE and Miss Genevieve KIRBY, Holyrood.
September 3, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Mrs. John F. COLLINS , aged 32, of Spaniard’s Bay, instantly killed by lighting, and Mrs. Duncan Collins, living in adjoining house, seriously injured.
September 3, 1935 NECROLOGY William GOSSE, Spaniard’s Bay, 23. James BRENNAN (Blacksmith), 84. Samuel MOULAND, Bonavista, 75. Mrs. Eliza POMEROY, Fogo, 85. Henry Adolphus EARLE, Bell Island.
September 3, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John T CALLANAN and Miss Gladys Mary RYALL.
September 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Italo-Abyssinian dispute came before the 86th session of the Council of the League Of nations at Geneva. Blackhead Road Garden Party. Sir Malcolm Campbell achieved new record, making official speed of 301.1292 m.p.h. Mr. Charles E Dundell, new U.S. Consul , replacing Mr. George Cobb, arrived by Overland Limited. Portuguese motor vessel “Fayal” went ashore at Western Tickle Fogo, total wreck."
September 4, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Tropical hurricane which lashed Florida Keys, took toll of 500 lives, scores of injured and heavy property damage.
September 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ellen (Coady) MURPHY. Mrs. John TEMPLEMAN, Red Point, Bonavista, 65. James KEHOE, Carbonear, 50.
September 4, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR J Stanley COOK of this city and Miss Nellie M WHITE, of Torbay, at Torbay. Peter Rendell GREENSLADE of Fox Trap and Miss Lillabel BROWN of New Harbor, at New Harbor. Rev. Donald F HODDINOTT of Buchans and Miss Jean Main PARKER, of Springfield West, P.E.I. at Truro.
September 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Percy W Turner, District Governor of Dist. 32 of Rotary International, paid official visit to St. John’s Rotary Club.
September 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Michael QUIGLEY (Shoemaker). Mrs. E. J . GREEN, Winterton.
September 5, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR F. A. BRAZIL and Miss Bride DOHENEY.
September 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Twelfth anniversary of King Peter II., youthfull ruler of Yugoslavia. Emperor Selassie made first appeal to the League of Nations, to preserve peace between Ethiopia and Italy. Major General Sir Newton Moore, President of the Dominion Steel & Coal Corporation, and Mr. H. J. Kelley, Vice President, arrived at Wabana.
September 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Anna M HOWELL, of Carbonear, 89. John LYNCH, 66. Mrs. Wm. FRENCH, Harbor Grace. Charles FORBES, at Milford Station.
September 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Pope Pius XI met war veterans and talked of peace, hoping for friendly settlement of Italo-Abyssinian dispute.
September 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Agnes FRENCH. Peter OLIVER, 72.
September 7, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edward P FITZGERALD of this city and Miss Teresa Mary KENNEDY of Avondale, at North River. Edward MARTIN of this city and Miss Annie COLLINS, of Lamaline.
September 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ethel (McConniff) DONAHUE.
September 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 16th assembly of League of Nations opened. Surgeon Commander Murray Levick, R. N. who is a founder of the Public Schools Exploring Society, in charge of a party of British Schoolboys, returned from the Southwest Gander River watershed via Glenwood. Holy Cross, champions of the St. john’s senior League, defeated the Bell Island Celts, champions of that league, 3-1.
September 9, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. William SIBLEY, Jr. Fogo, 34.
September 9, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Clarence CLARKE of Buchans and Miss Frances GORMAN of the Goulds, at North River
September 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Schooner R. M. Symonds, Capt. Mark Roberts, ashore at St. Edwards Reefs, total loss. Mr. R. L Templeton appointed Traveling Commissioner of Boy Scouts Association. Capt. Michael Petite, 49, of Newfoundland, and skipper of the Nova Scotia schooner “Poppocateptl”, and two other men, held on bail of $10,000, following seizure of the ship as a rum-runner.
September 10, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Senator Huey Long assassinated, Dr. Carl Weiss, his assistant, killed by Long’s bodyguard. Unidentified body of man found in Keating Cove, near Harbor Buffett.
September 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Albert John BAYLEY, 75. William OLDFORD, of Elliston, 66. Joseph ABBOTTT, Bonavista, 64.
September 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William Leonard CHAFE and Miss Jane Frances DeChantal MERCER. Rev. J E MORGAN of Sunnyside and Miss Carrie Verna EARLE of Grand Falls, at Grand Falls.
September 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Emily V ROBERTSON, 84. Mary ANDRES, North Sydney. Israel BAKER, Elliston, 75.
September 11, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Elias MALONEY of Sweet Bay and Miss Frances DINN , of Carbonear, at North River. Walter R CLARKE, of Hartford, Conn. and Miss Mina MARCH, of Green’s Harbor, at Green’s Harbor.
September 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Announced economic and financial sanctions will be voted against Italy, by Council of the League of Nations, should Mussolini rejected compromise now being worked out by the five Power Committees. Pavilion of the Nfld. Swimming, Boating and Tennis Club at Topsail Beach, destroyed by fire. Mortuary Chapel at Belvedere Cemetery destroyed by fire. Meeting of citizens held with intention of forming movement to be known as the Newfoundland Crusaders. Rev. G. B. Pickering, B. D. addressed Rotary Club, describing his recent visit to the Holy Lands. Railway announced contract let to Fleming & Ferguson Paisley, Scotland, for the construction of a new steamer. Laura Ingalls landed at Floyd Bennett Airport, beating by a big margin, the West to East trans-continental flight mark, perviously held by Amelia Earhart, for women flyers. First of fall series of dances held at T. A. Club rooms.
September 12, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 15 miners burned to death at Barnsley, Yorkshire.
September 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Jessie JOYCE. George SWEETLAND, Bonavista, 69. Mrs. George SANGOR, Elliston, 35.
September 12, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR T. Harold HAWKINS, of Winnipeg and Miss Mary B HALLEY of this city.
September 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Theresa WILLIAM, Bay Bulls. John JANES, formerly of Sagona, at Grand Bank, 75.
September 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Schooner Notice, Henry Ballett, Master, ashore at Goose Cove. Crew safe.
September 14, 1935 NECROLOGY Joseph ROWE, Heart’s Content, 78. Capt. Thomas KEHOE, Riverheard, Harbor Grace, 78.
September 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rt. Rev. Mons. McGrath, Prefect Apostolic of Lishui, China, lectured on “In China Now,” at the Nickle Theatre.
September 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas FRENCH, Carbonear, 78. Elizabeth Ada Pike PENNEY, Carbonear, 2 months. George ABBOTT, Bonavista, 65. William BOURNE, Carbonear.
September 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD League of Nations plenary session, elected 3 non-permanent members, namely. Poland, Roumania and Equador.
September 16, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Ann GOSSE, St. David’s (Crabbs) 75½.
September 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Lodge Dudley, S. O. E. election of officers. Opening Assembly of the Memorial University College. C. L. B. welcomed new Officer Commanding, Lt.-Col. James Crawford, and the Command of the Nfld. Regiment and Avalon Battalion was duly passed over to him by Brigade Major Williams.
September 17, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Patrick BARTER, 28, of St. John’s, married with two children, Leo KELLY, 25 of Gambo, single, and Alexander COOK, 22, of Bishop’s Falls, single, instantly killed at Buchan’s Mine, when a fall of rock overwhelmed them. William BELL, member of crew of schooner Dorothy M. JEAN, washed overboard and drowned, when vessel was about to leave Little bay Islands.
September 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Elizabeth WARD, formerly of Harbor Grace. Margaret V DUNPHY. Patrick A BARTER, 28.
September 17, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Richard MYRON and Miss Edith MARSHALL. P Frank O’BRIEN, of Carbonear and Miss Rose FORAN, of this city. Ford PELLY of Little Burnt Bay and Miss Jessie ROWSELL, of Salt Pond, at Lewisporte.
September 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "New municipal aerodrome at Southend-on-Sea, officially opened. Championship sport at St. George’s Field. Business ladies’ bowling league inaugurated."
September 18, 1935 NECROLOGY Ralph LEGGE, 7 weeks. Michael SMITH, Witless Bay.
September 18, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Rev. G. GRUCHY, of Salmon Cove and Miss Margaret HANN, of Lamaline, at Spaniard’s Bay.
September 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "St. John’s Lodge No 5 S. U. F. held ladies’ night. Miss Mary Dingman, World Secretary of the Y.W.C.A., spoke to Rotary Club on “World Peace and Public Opinion”. Bronze plaques embossed with Nfld floral emblem, and bearing the inscription Geo.V, 1910-35 and name of school whose representative planted tree, attached to trees, planted on Bannerman Road, May 16th. 13th annual meeting Commercial Bowling League. Pat Kelly winner 10 mile road race for third successive year, thereby winning the Telegram cup outright, time 54 mins, 10 sec. Mickey Browne, 2nd, W. Pike Hr. Grace 3rd; Paul Thorburn 4th, Richard Bennett, Grand Falls 5th, and Jake Ralph, Jack Simms, Max Humber and Harry Grover, in order named. Tom Fitzgerald, Captain of the Mount Cashel football team, awarded the Presidential Medal, being considered the most valuable player to this team. Following officers elected for C. H. E. Council; Pres., Mr .I. J . Samson, Vice-president Mr. L. W. Shaw, Rev. Bro Birmingham."
September 19, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Michael J SAVAGE and Miss Margaret MURPHY. Allen Edward CLARK, of Springdale N. D. B. and Miss Minnie HARRIS, of Bonavista at Bonavista. Eliol STONE and Miss Neva GRANGER, Trinity.
September 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 9th annual meeting of the Y. M and Y. W. C. A. Sir John Hope Simpson presided. Miss Mary Dingman, World Secretary, special speaker. Spencer Club held card party at Bishop Spencer Hall.
September 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Richard A WALSH, Bell Island, 80. Mrs. W. N. CROWLEY, Western Bay. 71.
September 20, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph MORRISSEY, Purser S. S. Clyde, and Miss Mary MULROONEY, both of city, at Fortune Harbor.
September 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mussolini’s answer to the committee of five proposals, is as was expected, a definite “No”. His Excellency the Governor and Lady Anderson, visited Markland, and presented prizes won at the school there.
September 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret ANGEL. Mrs. Muriel (Hierlihy) COLLIER, 28.
September 21, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Alex WOOD of Scotland and Miss Mabel ADAMS, of Milton, at Shoal Harbor.
September 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Trans-Atlantic solo flight of Felix Waitkus, 28 year old Wisconsin Aviator, ended in smash-up at Mallinroe Ireland. C. L. B. Church parade to St. Thomas’s.
September 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Self-government offered to St. Pierre. Nfld Order of Antlers held dance at club rooms. Installation officers Corner Brook Lodge A. F. and A. M.
September 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Edwin J DUDER, 68. James KEEPING, Harbor Breton. Mrs. W. H. REID, Jackson’s Arm, 85.
September 23, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Arthur OAKE and Miss Daisy TORRAVILLE, Fogo.
September 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Nearly 400,000 men affected in soft coal strike in United States. Strike deadlocked over 1 1/2 c. wage boost. Wesley Committee gave annual entertainment to members of the Poor Asylum. First meeting of the British Cabinet since Aug. 22nd, held at Downing Street. Hon. J. S. Currie presented Daily News Club championship trophy to St. Bon’s Club, winners in track and field sports, held under the auspices of the Nfld. A. A. A. First of fall series of dances under auspices of the Feildian Club, at Bishop Feild College Hall. Angue Ogilvie, one of senior students of Grand Falls Academy, first winner of the “Best Boy” cup, donated by Mr. F. J. Humphrey, President of the Anglo-Newfoundland Dev. Co., Ltd."
September 24, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Motor Vessel “Hurry On” capsized off the Cape Breton Coast in heavy storm. 12 members of crew piled in life boats which also capsized, and Alex MacKENZIE of North Sydney was drowned. Four others died of exhaustion.
September 24, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR W. J. BRIEN, of Brigus , and Miss Mary B JACKMAN, of Bell Island at Bonavista. Herbert MARTIN and Miss Ada NORBERG, at Portugal Cove.
September 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Fire which started in dwelling house of Philip Jackson, of Brigus, destroyed his house and barn, dwelling house, and store of Albert Harding, dwelling house, shop and 4 stores owned by William Pomeroy, coal shed containing 150 tons of coal, belonging to Ernest Jerrett, and Cooperage and store of J. W. Hiscock. Nfld hiking club held outing at One Island Pond Torbay. Horse Races at Bella Vista Fair Grounds. Second conference of the Great War Veterans Association of Newfoundland, held at Grand Falls. 9th annual meeting, Burin Presbyterian Women’s Missionary society at Epworth."
September 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Frederick HOUSE, formerly of Greenspond. Mrs. Isabel (Clarke) HOPKINS. Thomas MURPHY, Kilbride. Mrs. Charlotte GRANDY, Gand Bank, 56. William RIGGS, Grand Bank, 86.
September 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. and Mrs. Weston Stirling and Miss Irene Stirling, daughter of Rev. Canon Sterling at Grace hospital, and Mr. Robert Howlett, seriously injured in motor car collision at Topsail. Mr. J. W. Cameron, Manager of the Royal Bank of Canada, here for the past 7 years, retired. Joe Reardigan, winner of 10 mile walking race and the Philco cup for 1935. Time 1 hr. 33 mins. 32 secs., with Ted Thorburn 2nd, and Ran Russell 3rd.
September 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD League Council’s Committee of 13 set up under Act XV of the League Covenant.
September 27, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Disastrous typhoon swept Japanese Coast doing immense damage. 400 lives lost and 76,000 buildings destroyed or damaged by wind and floods. Mrs. Weston STIRLING passed away at Grace Hospital, as result of injuries received in collision at topsail on the 26th. Tropical hurricane raged in the Bahamas. 30 dead and 300 injured in Cuba.
September 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Elizabeth Agnes SPRY, 88. William J RENDELL, formerly of Heart’s Content, at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Alaska, 66.
September 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Corner stone for new Barracks for the Rangers at Whitbourne, laid by His Excellency the Governor. Maria Kelly 16, of Signal Hill, badly burned when clothing caught fire.
September 28, 1935 NECROLOGY James CRAWFORD, Carbonear, 74.
September 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual Missionary Services’ of the Church of England parishes, held at Cathedral.
September 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "For the first time since the great war, railway communication re-established between Rumania and Russia. His majesty the King approved the appointment of vice-Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn, to be Governor of Newfoundland, in succession to Admiral Sir David Murray Anderson, whose term of office expires in spring of 1936."
September 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Maud COLLINS, Bonavista.
September 30, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George SQUIRES and Miss Hilda Catherine MALONE. Fred J SEARLE and Miss Isabella M CONDON, both of this city at Topsail.

October 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Reported Italian troops have crossed Ethiopian border. Mount Cashel Band and Choir presented entertainment at Majestic Theatre. Schooner Maravilla, coal laden, went ashore at St. Lawrence. Lodge empire S.O.E.B.S. installation officers.
October 1, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Alexander BUTTON, 60, of Bonavista, accidentally killed, when a load of wood passed over his body.
October 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mary MEANEY, 25. Alexander BUTLER, Red Point, Bonavista. Hugh ABBOTT, Red Point, Bonavista, 82.
October 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Italian offensive commenced. Hugh demonstration in Italy when signal given for mobilization. Mussolini declared will meet war with war. Annual Spencer Club Sale. Martial Law proclaimed in Bulgaria. Stewart White of Long Cove, hit by motor car, and had two legs broken. Schooner P. O. went ashore at Catalina. Crew landed safely. Portugese schooner “Rosita” in distress 400 miles off Cape Race.
October 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret HOGAN, Northern Bay. Samson COLE, Elliston. Mrs. Lydia WAY, 88. Alexander (Lal) Edward PARSONS, of Harbor Grace, at Ottawa. Mrs. Hannah E. MOULTON, at Greenspond.
October 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD General mobilization proclaimed throughout Abyssinia today. Engagement between Ethiopian warriors and a vanguard of Italy’s advancing army, occurred 12 miles from Aduwa. Red Cross dressing stations damaged. MacDonald Fellowship Club held opening meeting of the fall and winter session. Speaker of evening Miss Dorothy Thomas, who gave account of her trip to the International Guide Jamboree. Mr. George Jones Brewer, Browning-Havey Ltd. guest speaker at Rotary Luncheon. Annual meeting Newfoundland Hiking Club at Nfld. Hotel. Agricultural Exhibition held at Lamaline.
October 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Louis ADEY. Thomas BENNETT, 62. Ilah Maxine SPRACKLIN, 2 years 4 months. John DRAKE, Carbonear, 80.
October 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Aduwa, the scene of Italy’s crushing defeat in 1896, reported taken by Italian Army, after heavy fighting. Mussolini reported willing to discuss peace if Britain’s warships withdrawn from Mediterranean."
October 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie DOMINEY, Greenspond. Mrs. Annie (Quirk) LAWLOR.
October 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Edward G CRAMM, Small Point B. D. V.
October 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD After 3 hours sitting, the League of Nations Committee of 6 powers, unanimously found Italy guilty of aggression again Ethiopia, and a breach of the League Covenant. Abyssinian town of Aduwa in hands of Italians.
October 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Richard MARTIN, Lewisporte.
October 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "League Council in public session adopted report of Committee of 6, which holds Italy responsible for war. 60 members of the Blue Puttees celebrated 21st anniversary of sailing on S.S. Florizel on October 4th, 1914 at Donovan’s."
October 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Catherine HEALEY, 73. James BRADBROOK, 70.
October 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD 37th annual meeting of the Truckmen’s Protective Union, held at L. S. P. U. Hall. Installation officers Lodge Dudley S. O. E. Rover Scouts annual meeting. Mr. George Lanshury resigned as leader of the British Labor Party. Mr. Geoffery Milling joins firm of Bowrings Bros. Ltd., as a director.
October 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. John PENNEY, Southside Carbonear, 64
October 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Son born to the Duke and Duchess of Kent (formerly princess Marina of Greece.) League Assembly met at Geneva in atmosphere of tense suspense. Brigus and Cupids Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition opened. Samuel Newport and Gilbert Grandy, both of Garnish, brought into North Sydney by the Lunenburg schooner “Ronald George” after being adrift from the schooner “Beatrice & Grace” for 60 hours."
October 9, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph Ford WOOLFREY of Lewisporte and Miss Oliver Bride SIMMS, of Triton, at Lewisporte.
October 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD League Assembly uphold report. Only Austria and Hungary vote against. Italy’s representative made statement outlining position of his Nation. Italians captured Aksum, the ancient capital of the Queen of Sheba. New Cabinet formed in Greece headed by former War Minister, General Kondylis. His Excellency the Governor, Sir David Murry Anderson, K. C. B. C. M.G. M. V. O. addressed Rotary Club on “The League of Nations”.
October 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Capt. M DALLY, and Adj. A BOUTCHER, S.A. William J FITZGERALD and Miss Barbara Mary GIBBS.
October 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "League took first step in application of sanctions against Italy, by imposing a general arms embargo against the Fascist state, and lifting all restrictions on the flow of arms and ammunition into Ethiopia. Greek Republic abolished by coup d’etat, King invited to return."
October 11, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 50 killed and 300 injured in earthquake near Moscow.
October 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Margaret HARVEY, 74. James GREEN, Carbonear, 45.
October 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Prince Asturas, eldest son of the ex-King of Spain, married to Princess Mercedes de Bourbon. Rt. Rev. Wm. C McGrath, Prefect Apostolic of Chuchow, China , broadcast address “The Orient looks On” under auspices of the Knight of Columbus.
October 12, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Michael MONAHAN, aged 22, of Mill Lane, lost his life on Hodgewater Line, when car in which he was a passenger toppled over throwing him through the door.
October 12, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs, Joseph DUNN, Cupids.
October 12, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Gower FORD, of Fogo and Miss Gladys HIERLEY, of Gander Bay, at Fogo.
October 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Italian Army celebrated victory in Adowa. Memorial unveiled to those who died in 1896. Financial blockade of Italy approved by League of Nations.
October 13, 1935 NECROLOGY George MOORE, 80. Mrs. Alice O’NEILL, 74. Michael MONAHAN, 22. John P PIKE, Goose Cove, White Bay District.
October 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Liberal party under Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King, swept into office in Canadian Elections. Columbus Day Celebration at Columbus Hall. Opening game College football ended in draw, Prince of Wales 1 St. Bon’s 1.
October 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Adowa and the surrounding region, formally annexed by General de Bono in the name of King of Italy. Annual Vegetable Sale at St. Joseph’s Hall. Annual Agricultural fair at Bell island opened by His Excellency the Governor, Sir David Murray Anderson. 12th General meeting of the Nfld. Graduate Nurses Association. 4th annual Trade, Agricultural and Fish Exhibition Fair opened at C. L. B. Armoury. Business Ladies’ Bowling League officially opened. Prof. P. L. Lovett-Janison spoke to C. L. B. naval unit on “Nitrogen, its importance in war and peace.”
October 15, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Thomas MOORE, 23, of Goulds, Brigus, instantly killed at Buchans Mine by rock fall.
October 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Beatrice FIFIELD, Bonavista. Thomas MOORE, of Brigus, at Buchans, 22.
October 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Heart’s Content community Fair formally opened by Hon. Commissioner for Natural Resources, Sir John Hope Simpson. British Government officially ordered the Admiralty to keep guard over the Suez Canal until further notice. Wales mine dispute. About 6,000 miners out on strike. Hallowe’en dance at B. I. S. Club Rooms. Heavy rain and wind storm did much damage to property in city. Employees of Bowring Bros. held dinner at Octagon to celebrate success of Firms Athletic team the past year. Sale of Work and Tea under auspices of Cochrane St. women’s Association. Heavy storm blew down wireless mast at Cape Race.
October 16, 1935 NECROLOGY R. S. OLDFORD, Musgravetown, 74.
October 16, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR R. J. MILES, of Bonavista, and Miss Margaret WHITE of St. John’s, at Bonavista. G .F. Ross MILLER and Miss Olive ARNOTT.
October 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Public meeting convened by Lady Anderson to inaugurate Jubilee Guilds of Newfoundland, held at Newfoundland Hotel. Gordon Francis of Oxen pond, who was driving a horse and cart on Freshwater Road, hit by car and rendered... unconscious. Mrs. Edith Rivera, President of the women’s Christian Temperance Union, spoke to Rotary Club on “alcoholism”. Heart’s Desire won silver trophy presented by Lieut-Col Outerbridge for the Trinity South fair. Annual meeting Scouters’ Conference.
October 17, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Pilot Officer, Neville FISHER, 21 year old son of Admiral Fisher, killed in air crash at Braunewell, Lincolnshire.
October 17, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Constable Bartlett NEWHOOK, of St. John’s and Miss Martha NORTHOVER, of New Perlican, at Winterton. Frederick Clifton WHALEN and Miss Eleanor Joyce RABBITTS.
October 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. James Baxter arrived to take over duties as manager of Royal bank of Canada in succession to Mr. J. W. Cameron, retired. Rev. James McNeill introduced as Pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.
October 18, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Worst storm in 20 years on Atlantic Seaboard. Coast littered with wreckage. Towns flooded by high tides. Snow in New York crippled services. Several persons killed.
October 18, 1935 NECROLOGY Lillian PILGRIM, Carbonear, 8.
October 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD League Committee of 18, unanimously adopted the proposal for an embargo upon imports from Italy. Duke of Buccleuch, father of Lady Alice Scott, fiancee of the King’s third son , passed away.
October 19, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Hubert THORNE, 5 year ,son of John THORNE, of Middle Arm, Green bay, accidentally drowned by falling over wharf.
October 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Fred SIMMS, North Side, Fogo.
October 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Norwegian steamer Iris saved 22 seamen of the freighter Pendennis from the fury of the Atlantic storm. Arthur Henderson, noted British Labor Leader; Chairman of the world Disarmament Conference and winner of the Nobel Peace prize, passed away aged 72. C. L. B. paraded to St. Mary’s Church south Side. Entertainment at Antlers Club rooms. Lenin’s sister, Anna Ulganowa, 71 died at Gorki. Mrs. Ellen Carroll of North River, celebrated 108th birthday."
October 20, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Thomas NOSEWORTHY, 32, of Symes’ Bridge, married with one child, passed away at General Hospital, as result of injuries received when he was presumably hit by car.
October 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Madeline NORRIS, Witless Bay.
October 20, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Eric St. Claire HOLDEN and Miss Audrey Lois PAYNE.
October 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. John’s Branch Nfld. Amateur Hockey Association inaugurated.
October 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary Jane LAMBE, Brigus, 87. Mrs. Absalom POWELL, Jr. Bonavista.
October 21, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edward M JACKMAN and Miss Mary C O’NEILL.
October 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Violent Tornado swept over Greece doing tremendous damage. Lord Carson passed away aged 81. Rev. J Brinton addressed members of the C.L. B. Naval company on “The importance of the Mediterranean Sea in World History.” Meeting Playgrounds Executive at Crosbie Hotel. Metro-Goldwyn Mayor Motion picture corporation movie men arrived at Port au Basques. Mount Cashel boys repeated concert and opera at St. Joseph’s Hall. Annual Agricultural Exhibition opened at Conception Harbor by Hon. W. R. Howley, commissioner for Justice.
October 22, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Schooner Annabella, arrived at Harbor Breton from Strait's fishery, and reported loss of 2 men, Clayton BARTLETT and William DRAKE, both of Coomb's Cove, who were drowned by overloading of their dory.
October 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Susan FITSHENRY.
October 22, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Llewellyn PENNEY, Green’s Harbor, and Miss Lottie THORNE, of New Harbor, at St. John’s.
October 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Members of St. Andrew’s congregation and others join in public reception to Rev. Mr. McNeill. William Lyon Mackenzie King sworn in as Premier of New Canadian government. Truckman’s Protective Union and guests held enjoyable dinner at Liddy’s Torbay.
October 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Closing event in 4th Annual Trade Fish and Agricultural Exhibition. Presentation of prizes. Mr. L E. Emerson K.C. guest speaker. United States formaly consented to join Britain, France, Japan and Italy in naval conference. Fire and wind did damage estimated at $8,000,000 in Southern California. Mr. H. F. Gurney, British Trade Commissioner in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, delivered address before Rotary on “In England Now.” Newfoundland Order of Antlers held successful dance at Club rooms.
October 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Agnes (O’Brien) ROUDE. William COLLINS, Southeast Placentia, Rt. Hon. Baron MORRIS, at London, 76. Eugene PARSONS, of Harbor Grace, at Toronto. Thomas CAHILL, Cappahayden.
October 24, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Captain Patrick ROYAL and Miss Mary Margaret ROSSITOR. Alfred EMBERLEY, Bay de Verde and Miss Lillian SEAWARD, of New Perlican, at Old Perlican.
October 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Jumble Sale under auspices of ladies’ aid, held in Lecture Hall Gower St. Church.
October 25, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Several hundred soldiers and civilians killed and injured, when a munition depot blew up at Lanchow, in N. W. China.
October 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. George BIGNELL, Fogo, 74.
October 25, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Dr. J. C. SPARKES, of St. John’s, and Miss Grace Margaret PATTEN, Grand Bank.
October 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Body of John Neary of Portugal Cove, who passed away there on the 24th., brought to Morgue for post mortem examination.
October 26, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Edward PAYNE of Harbor Grace and Miss Frances LEGGE, of Cavendish, at Harbor Grace.
October 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Anniversary Service at Gower St. United Church. 64th annual meeting Newfoundland fishermen Star of the Sea Association. League of Nations sanctions against Italy challenged by Premier Mussolini who named it the “absurd crime.” Closing service of Mission held at St. Mary’s Church by Rev. Dr. Jones. Norwegian tanker “South America” rescued crew of schooner Esthonia, which sank off Nantucket.
October 27, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 2,000 persons dead or missing as result of hurricane over the Southern Peninsula of Haiti.
October 27, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie MURPHY, 54.
October 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD “Countrie Fair” opened at Strand.
October 28, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Decomposed body of a man hanging to a tree on South Side Hill, by lad named Eric MORGAN of Midstream, identified as that of John R. MULLINS of Livingstone Street, missing since July 23rd.
October 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Susanna POWER, Harbor Grace. Mrs. Julia ALEXANDER, Bonavista, 47.
October 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spanish Cabinet resigned and new one formed. France and England reached agreement as result of negotiations on Article 16 of League Covenant. Pupils and ex-pupils of Academy of Our Lady of Mercy presented variety entertainment. Luncheon held at Newfoundland Hotel in honor of Mr. J. W. Cameron, retiring manager of the Royal Bank of Canada. Number of friends tendered complementary dinner to Rev. Edgar Jones PH.D. at Woodstock, and made presentation of silver mounted caribou. Annual meeting Spencer Club.
October 29, 1935 NECROLOGY William J HICKEY. Mrs. Emma Sarah COLLINS, of Trinity.
October 30, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Snow storm in Western Canada drifts piled high. Heavy damage to shipping and crops. One man killed. Public meeting at Majestic adopted resolution to abolish Commissioners. Mr. T. V. Harnett formerly of this city, made President of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, at Louisville, Ken. Co-operative Society formed at Riverhead St. Mary’s. Meeting of Official board, Gower St. United Church, passed resolution of appreciation of work of Rev. Wilfred Gaetz. Barn with 5 tons of hay and 52 hens, property of John Hickey, Hr. Main, destroyed by fire.
October 30, 1935 NECROLOGY William Walter JONES, Jackson’s Arm, 16 months.
October 30, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Thomas SIMMS and Miss Marjorie Pearl GILLINGHAM, Fogo.
October 31, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD R. E. W. A. held reunion at St. Mary’s Hall. Premier Wang Ching Wee, of Shanghai, seriously wounded by a member of the Chinese Nationalist Party. League Committee assembled at Geneva for purpose of arriving at final decision re sanctions. B. P. O. Elks held enjoyable dance at Donovan’s. Rev. Dr. Edger Jones addressed Rotary Club on “The New America.” S. S. Viator of the Shaw Steamships Company, sank in Lake Huron.
October 31, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Patrick MYRICK, of Cape Race and Miss Dorothy GREENE, of Placentia , at Placentia. Morgan RIGGS and Miss Annie Florence SHUTE, Grand Bank.

November 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Earth tremors lasting three to four minutes is some areas, shook Eastern Canada and the United States. “May Day Ball” presented by junior pupils of St. Joseph’s Convent, at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall."
November 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Rebecca TAYLOR, Springdale, 78. Michael WHITE, Little Paradise, 14. Hannah CLANCY. John SWEETLAND, Bonavista.
November 2, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Trevor PEPPERCORN and Miss Sheila Primrose AYRE, at Masras, India. Rev. Wilfred MEADUS and Miss Virginia MIFFLIN, at St. Thomas’s Church. Eugene Alfred FORSEY, formerly of Grand Bank, and Miss Ina Harriett ROBERTS, of St. John N. B. at St. John N.B.
November 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting St. Bonaventure’s Alumni Association. Lord Tweedsmuir took office as Governor General of Canada. Results of Greek plebiscite, show sweeping majorities for return of ex-King George. Sanctions Commission of 53 League of Nations, states fixed November 18th as day on which sanctions will come into force.
November 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Euphemia Pheobe (McBay) CORNICK. Mrs. Alfreda REID.
November 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Nomination Day in British elections, 1215 candidates nominated for 615 seats. Third Annual fair of the associated Nfld. Industries opened at C. L. B. Armoury by His Excellency the Governor, Sir David Murray Anderson. Announced Newfoundland’s gift to Lady Alice Scott, who is to be married to the Duke of Gloucester, is a cape designed by Molyneus, from four Labrador white fox skins. King George II of Greece, former Monarch, announced he will return to Greece.
November 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas E WELLS, Little Bay. 69. George BONNER, Heart's Content, 83.
November 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Romilly Boy Singers, who arrived on S. S. Newfoundland, performed to audience which filled Pitts Memorial Hall. Hon. E. N. R. Trentham, in address at Montreal, replied to criticism at meeting in St. John’s. Appointment of Admiral Sir David Murray Anderson, now Governor of Newfoundland, to be Governor of the State of New South Wales, announced.
November 5, 1935 NECROLOGY ROSE POWER, 62. Capt. Lawrence FURLONG, Placentia.
November 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Miss B. Moulton, entered as “Miss Zephyr,” representing Imperial Tobacco co., (Nfld). Ltd., winner of beauty contest at A. N. I. Fair. Miss Laura Marshall as “Miss Superior.” 2nd, and Miss Daisy Burridge, as “Miss Riverside,” 3rd. Lady Anderson opened Sale of Work under auspices of Congregational Lecture Hall. Duke of Gloucester and Lady Alice Scott, married private Chapel at Buckingham Palace. C. L. B. Officers Mess hold enjoyable “At Home”at Spencer College."
November 6, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie Ayre KNIGHT.
November 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Successful Card party at St. Mary’s Hall. Rev. Billy Sunday, noted Evangelist, passed away at Chicago. Rotarian Norman Ingram of Montreal, spoke to Rotary Clubon “Text-Books Old and New.”"
November 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Beatrice COMBDON, Jackson’s Arm. George A HAYNES, at Turo, 64. Mary Z HOUSE, at Bonavista. Isaac HICKS, Bonavista.
November 7, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Joseph KEATS and Miss Pheobe Jane ELLIOTT, both of Newman’s Cove, at Elliston.
November 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Nearly 2,000 people attended A. N. I. fair. The “Romily Boy singers” provided special treat for patrons. Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, who left Lyonne on the 6th, for Australia, reported missing. All attempts to locate his plane failed, and gallant and noted airman believed dead.
November 8, 1935 NECROLOGY Harold Joseph PERKS, 20. Mrs. Annie Laura SHEPPARD, at Fort Amherst Lighthouse. James WHALEN, formerly of St. Mary’s Bay, at Halifax.
November 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Belvedere ladies’ Association. T. A. & B Society held election officers.
November 9, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Augustus J CASEY and Miss Margaret Eileen McNAMARA.
November 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD St. Bon’s Old Boy’s Association elect Central Council.
November 10, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Four patients burned to death in fire, which destroyed wing of St. Jean de Dieu Mental Hospital, Montreal.
November 10, 1935 NECROLOGY Milton WHALEN, Western Bay, 22.
November 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ronald ROWE, Cupids, and Miss Effie WELLS, Salmon Cove, at Brigus.
November 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Memorial Service observed at Cenotaph, London. Ceremony at Newfoundland War Memorial carried out with due solemnity. Large gathering at Newfoundland Hotel to celebrate signing of Armistice 17 years ago. B. P. O. Elks held Armistice Dance. Armistice Dance at Feild College Hall. A. N. I. fair closed with baby Show and Amateur Contest. Impressive Memorial Service at Pitts memorial Hall, attended by students of Prince of Wales College. Mr. L. W. Shaw Secretary for Education, Dr. V. P. Burke, Secretary, Advisory Board, Mr. A. G. Hatcher, President Memorial College, Mr. I. J. Samson, of the Department of Education, and Mr. J. A. Cochrane, Principal Prince of Wales College, who has been attending Educational Conference at Halifax, returned by express."
November 11, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Maurice WHELAN, 15, of Colliers, passed away at General Hospital, as result of accidental shooting by a gun, held by Michael McDONALD, 13, of the same place.
November 11, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ronald HODDINOTT and Miss Muriel YOUNG.
November 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "British freighter “Silverhazel” wrecked on rock 350 miles Southeast of Manila. 47 men picked up from rafts. British Ambassador in Rome, Sir Eric Drummond, received by Signor Mussolini. 13th General meeting Newfoundland Graduate Nurses Association. Mr. J. G. Higgins B. A. gave address on great men such as Pasteur, Lister, Etc. Mussolini has ordered that 197 products, including dried fish, may not enter Rome, except under rigid Government supervision. Newfoundland stands to lose by last order. Prizes won at A. A. sports presented at special meeting Board of Governors."
November 12, 1935 NECROLOGY George SIMPSON, at Stoneyburn, Edinburgh, Scotland, 60. Deborah TEMPLEMAN, Bonavista, 43.
November 12, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ernest Powell NICHOLLE and Miss Janet Maud SERRICK. R.C. REID and Miss Pearl FRENCH, Bay Roberts.
November 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "British electors go to the polls. National Government wins sweeping majority. Clear majority of 235 seats. Jean Batten, 25 year old New Zealand woman, landed at Natal, Brazil, after solo flight from Dakar, being the first woman to cross the South Atlantic alone. Anti-British riots take place in Cairo. Annual meeting Feildian Club. Annual Requiem Mass at St. Bon’s College. Annual Sale of Work ladies’ College aid at Pitts Memorial Hall. Presentation Convent ladies’ Sale of Work at Strand. Hon. E. N. R. Trentham, Commissioner for Finance, returned from Canada. Auxiliary W. H. Eastwood bound to Bay Roberts from Sidney with cargo of coal, stranded on Labra Point."
November 13, 1935 NECROLOGY George BONNER, Heart’s Content, 84.
November 13, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George BAILEY and Miss Elizabeth STANLEY, Flower’s Cove. Hughie HICKS of Rolling Cove, and Miss Pheobe TREMBLETT, Bonavista, at Bonavista. Ralph BURSEY, of New Melbourne, and Miss Mary HARNUM of Winterton, at New Melbourne.
November 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Professor James Chadwick of Cambridge University, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics. The Pope South hopefully to stave off sanctions against Italy in the interest of world peace. Mr. J. McIntyre, Manager of the Commercial Cable Co., gave address to Rotary Club on “The Story of the Atlantic Cable.”
November 14, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary FORWARD, Carbonear., 75.
November 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Self government returned to Philippine Islands after 400 years. Messrs. H. R. Brooks and E. R. Watson, to act with Hon. Mr. Justice Kent, on fishery enquiry Commission. United States and Canada Trade Treaty signed.
November 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Michael MARTIN, King’s Cove, 84.
November 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. P. J. Lewis appointed Acting Chairman of the Herring Board. General De Bono recalled to Italy and replaced by Marshall Badoglio. Revs. R. S. Sheppard, M. Norman and W. H. Chard ordained at Queens College.
November 16, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS James ROCHE, of King’s bridge, passed away at General Hospital, as results of injuries received when he fell from the Top to Lower battery, a distance of 80 feet.
November 16, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. BENJAMIN, Weymouth, Grand Bank. Rev. Bro. M.C. AHERN, who labored for 30 years in St. John’s, at New York.
November 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Opening session Holy Cross L. A., Rev., J. D. Savin gave address on “Abyssinia”. C. L. B. held anniversary Church parade to the C. of E. Cathedral.
November 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Capt. Simon HEARN, St. Mary’s, 63. Wesley C CREWE, Elliston, 23. Lorenzo B MOORE. Mrs. Nellie (Pike) BURSEY.
November 17, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Charles DRAKE of Carbonear and Miss Martha OLIVER, of Gull Island, at Carbonear.
November 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Thermometer at Railway station registered 18 degree of frost at 4 o’clock this morning. 82nd Annual communication of the Supreme Grand Lodge Society of the United Fishermen. Schooner Elsie M Hart, owned by Hayward Burt of Lady Cove, went ashore during storm at Plate Cove. Schooner Theresa M Grey, owned by Capt. Ed Burton, ran ashore on ledge near Spaniard's Bay in blinding snow storm. Crew escaped with difficulty. Annual sale of work St. Joseph’s Convent school.
November 18, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William HEALEY and Miss Kittie O’REILLY, Great Paradise. M. J BYRNE and Miss Lizzie POMEROY, Great Paradise. John DRAY and Miss Bride COLLINS, Great Paradise.
November 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Mr. D. W. Ambridge, assistant General Manager of the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Co., Grand Falls, resigned from Company and returned to Canada. S. S Geraldine Mary, when nearly half way across the Atlantic, bound from Botwood to London, broke down. After temporary repairs, had to return to England. Canada and new Zealand negotiating new trade agreement. Rev. James McNeil addressed St. Andrew’s Service Club on “ New Zealand.” Motor vessel Louis Gordon, Capt. J Kean, ran ashore near Aguathuna."
November 19, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Florence N.M. BLACKMORE. William COLLINS, St. Kyran’s 77.
November 19, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR John RYAN, Riverhead, Harbor Grace and Miss Isabelle MERCER, Harbor Grace. Edmund QUINN, of Carbonear, and Miss Lizzie COOMBS, of Heart’s Desire, at Carbonear.
November 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Christening of the son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, took place in the private Chapel at Buckingham Palace. Mr. Maurice Peterson, head of the Abyssinian Department in the Foreign Office, left London for Paris. Annual sale Feilding Ladies’ Association. Annual jumble Sale in aid of radio Station V. O. W. R. Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Hellicoe, passed away. 62nd Annual communication of the Supreme Grand Lodge Society United Fishermen, officially closed. Members of Grand Lodge and guests entertained at dinner."
November 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Eleazer PICOTT, member of crew of schooner S. M. Waterman, passed away at General Hospital.
November 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Delegates now at Ottawa for Air Service Conference, plan to experiment route Ireland to Newfoundland. Marshal Gatano Giardino, former Italian General during the world war, dead, 71. St. John’s Rotary Club celebrated it 15th., birthday. Leeming Lodge L. O. L. No. 128 held election officers. Annual meeting Strollers Association at Crosbie Hotel. Ferryland Co-Operative Society formed. Norwegian ship Bjerkli, coal laden and having lost rudder, towed into port by S. S. Betta."
November 21, 1935 NECROLOGY William J CURRAN, North Arm, Holyrood. James C BAIRD, 76. Mrs. Annie M (Leahey) SPEARNS.
November 21, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Rev. Malcolm NORMAN, of Bay Roberts and Miss Audrey Rosamond Hayward STERLING, of this city, at St. Thomas’ Church.
November 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Spectacular volcanic eruption of mountain in Hawaii. Trans-Pacific airmail service to the Orient inaugurated. Wreckage picked up believe to belong to “Sheaf Brook” believed to have foundered on the 20th. S. S. Dominica, which arrived from New York, Halifax and St. Pierre, made last voyage on this service. His Grace the Archbishop, visited Bell Island, and administered the Sacrament of confirmation to 470 boys and girls. Changes made in British Cabinet. Malcom MacDonald and J. H. Thomas changed posts."
November 22, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS William KELLIGREW, fisherman of Flat Island, B. B. seized with heart attack at Bowing’s Rental Store, and passed away before Doctor arrived.
November 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ann STOODLEY, Grand Bank. 65. Mrs. William NOFTLE, Blackhead, B. D. V., 82. David Hepburn ELLIS, at Bulawayo, West Africa, 33. Marion GARLAND, Lower Island, 17.
November 22, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR William G JERRETT, formerly of Clarkes Beach, and Miss Mary G. GREENLAND, at Everett, Mass. Eric Roy GARDNER and Miss Hilda May HALL.
November 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New Cabinet formed in Bulgaria following resignation of Tescheff Cabinet. Mr. J A. W. W. McNeily, K. C. addressed Law Students Club on “Pleadings”.
November 23, 1935 NECROLOGY John SWEETLAND, formerly of Bonavista, at Port Union, 59. Ambrose FITZGERALD, Fogo, 85. Lambert BAKER, formerly of Fogo, at New York.
November 24, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Autonomous state of North China announced. Martial law prevailing in Tientsin. Thanksgiving Day at George St. Church. Rev. P. J. Kennedy spoke at opening session of Patrician Ass’n on The Papal Encyclical on Christian education. Mr. P. F. Halley spoke to Holy Cross L. A. taking as his subject “The History of the Christian Brothers.” Newfoundland Order of Antlers held educational and musical entertainment at Queen’s Theatre. Mr. J. A. Gibbs special speaker. Rev. W. E. Godfrey, died suddenly at St. Thomas Church.
November 24, 1935 NECROLOGY Rev. William Ewart GODFREY. Captain Obadiah Gilbert JOYCE, 83.
November 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Mr. And Mrs. Thomas Foote of Grand Bank, celebrated golden anniversary of their wedding. Quebec Liberal Government emerged victorious from the closest election in the history of the province. Two members of Cabinet defeated, all three leaders returned. Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Jelliceo, buried in St. Paul’s Cathedral, after impressive service conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and attended by the Prince of Wales. Annual Christmas Tree, under auspices of the pupils and ex-pupils of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy at K of C Memorial School. Banking vessel “Daisy Marguerite” owned by W. W. Wareham and Son, Hr Buffett, sank on voyage from Sydney with cargo of coal. Memorial Service at C. of E. Cathedral for Earl Jellicoe. King George II, of Greece made triumphal entry into Athens, after 12 years of exile. Khaki Guild perpetuated memory of Miss Margaret Furlong, on giving substantial cheque to G. W. V. A. Relief funds. Andrew Carnegie’s Centenary celebration of Dunfermline Scotland. Annual meeting Girl Guides Association at Government House.
November 26, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD New British parliament and for first time. Captain Fitzroy elected speaker. Lili Yasu, 32, former Emperor of Abyssinia, died of consumption at Garemuleta, where he had lived in captivity since 1932. St. Thomas’s Church filled with large number of people, who assembled to pay tribute to the late Rev. W. E. Godfrey. New Zealand went to the polls for first general election since 1931. Government defeated. Christmas Tree under auspices of ex-pupils and pupils of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, closed with informal dance at Columbus Hall. New schooner, D. J. Thornhill, successfully launched at Grand Bank.
November 26, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Miss Annie BUTLER, aged 70, passed away at General Hospital, as results of injuries received when she was hit by car driven by Charles MILLER, Southside.
November 26, 1935 NECROLOGY Annie BUTLER, 69.
November 26, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Robert STOODLEY, of Grand Bank, and Miss Annie COX, of Belleoram, at Grand bank.
November 27, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Crew of two masted Newfoundland vessel, R. L. Borden, rescued by Italian freighter, San Pedro, 610 miles East South East of New York. Lady Anderson opened “Birthday Sale” at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Members of Royal Oak Lodge delivered address on 9 different subjects at meeting. Dinner at Donovan’s marked end of Railway Conference. Revolt in Brazil subdued, Government has situation in hand.
November 27, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS John TAYLOR, 42, of Carbonear, killed by runaway coal box, in Dominion Coal Company No. 1. mine at Glace Bay.
November 27, 1935 NECROLOGY John REDMOND, formerly of St. John’s, at Glace Bay, 67. Emma CANNING, 90.
November 27, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Lawrence WILLIAMS and Miss Marguerite COADY. Raymond PITCHER and Miss Jessie REID, Winterton.
November 28, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Centenary of birth of Andrew Carnegie celebrated at Memorial College. Special portrait un-veiled. 25,000 ton liner “Athlone Castle” launched at Belfast by Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone. Annual meeting Controlling Committee of Fire Patrol. C. L. B. indoor sports.
November 28, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 138 killed in four days fighting in Brazilian revolt. 1300 soldiers under arrest.
November 28, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas DORMODY, Springfield, South River.
November 28, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Charles CRANE and Miss Augusta GARLAND, Carbonear.
November 29, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sale of work under auspices of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Institute for the Blind, held at “Y”. Sea program, under auspices of the N. G. I. T. Groups of Gower St. Church, presented at Memorial Hall. General meeting of the Y. M. and Y. W. C. A. to determine the future of the “Y”. Office of Secretary of Education abolished. Office of General Superintendent to be held by Prof. Shaw. Mr. P. J. Lewis appointed Chairman of Herring Board. France reaffirmed pledge to stand by League. L. S. P. Union formed at Carbonear.
November 29, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Samuel RYAN, 55, of Birchy Cove, B. B. accidental killed by runaway horse, and his son badly injured.
November 30, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas Scanlan McGRATH, 38.
November 30, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Allan JERRETT, Clarke’s Beach and Miss Mab GOSSE, Spaniard’s Bay, at Gower St. Manse.

December 1, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD At Imperial Trans-Atlantic Airway Conference at Ottawa, Harbor Grace recommended as an International Base. Memorial Service at Columbus Hall. Annual meeting T. A. Juvenile Society. Rt. Rev. Mons. Flynn lectured on “Eternal Rome” at St. Patrick’s Hall. Thanksgiving Service at Wesley United Church.
December 1, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Isabel (Janes) COLE, 24.
December 1, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Ellia A LEE, of St. Jacques, and Miss Mitchie LIDSTONE, of Millertown, at Channel.
December 2, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual re-union of members of Legislative Council at Newfoundland Hotel. Annual meeting St. John’s Curling Association.
December 2, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 88 women and children killed in a snow avalanche that buried 2 community dwellings at Kirovak, Russia.
December 2, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Julia Bessie JOYCE, of Freshwater, C. B.
December 3, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "The King’s sister, Princess Victoria, passed away, 67. M. Venezelos, 71, stormy petrel of Greek politics, announced his retirement. Annual meeting Nfld. Outport Nursing and Industrial Association. Gower St. Dramatic Troupe presented “The Girl Who Forgot” at Pitts memorial Hall. United Nail and Foundry Welfare Association dinner at Crosbie Hotel. Guards football team reunion at Stirling Restaurant."
December 3, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Catherine (Golway) BRENNAN, 73. Mrs. JANES, Lewisporte, 72. William TERRY, Ellistone, 79.
December 3, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR George Murray Gordon JOHNSTONE of Montreal, and Miss Pamela Mackay ALDERDICE, of this city, at New York. Benjamin Stewart PENNEY and Miss Gladys Althea MILLS, Lewisporte. James TAYLOR , Carbonear and Miss Ruth ALCOCK, of Harbor Grace, at Spaniard’s Bay.
December 4, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual meeting Royal Oak Lodge and election of officers. For the first time in over 30 years a walrus was shot in Canada Bay. Strollers Benefit Dance at Holy Name Hall for Ron O’Toole, great success. S. Milley’s team won championship in Commercial bowling league.
December 4, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Annie ROPER, Bonavista. 82.
December 4, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Hugh ABBOTT, Mockbeggar and Miss Mildred RYDER, of Bonavista, at Bonavista. Hubert POWELL and Miss Nora RUSSELL, Bonavista.
December 5, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Rotarian D. M. Clouston spoke to Rotary Club on “Highroad Safety.”
December 5, 1935 NECROLOGY Capt. Walter BRAGG, formerly of this city, at Halifax. Irene B FLIGHT, Small Point, B. D. V. 19. Frederick VERGE, Winterton, 24.
December 5, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Malcolm STONE and Miss Mabel Harriett REID.
December 6, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Sergt. A and Mrs. Humber celebrated 25th anniversary of their wedding. Tri-party military alliance between Ibn Saud, of Arabia and Yemen, of Iraq, as well as the establishment of British Airport on Persian Gulf. Cabaret dance at Newfoundland Hotel.
December 7, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Longshoremen’s Protective Union held enjoyable dinner at Donovan’s. Annual meeting Nfld. Hockey Association at Crosbie Hotel.
December 7, 1935 NECROLOGY Charles J LeMESSUIER, at Fontiac, Ill. John Nelson ANSTEY, Little Bay Islands, 91.
December 7, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Donald B. BRETT, Moreton’s Harbor and Miss Ethel R SMITH, St. John’s, at Fogo.
December 8, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Flood water did $1,000,000 damage at Houston Texas. Anti-British rioting in Cairo. Bally Haly Golf and Country Club burned to the ground. Annual meeting T. A. and B. Society. Mr. W. J. Keough spoke to Holy Cross L.A. on the “Crisis”. Patrician Association held discussion on Literary Topics.
December 8, 1935 NECROLOGY William BULGER, formerly of St. John’s, at Cambridge, Mass.
December 8, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Clem EZELOE; and Miss Loretta M HAWCO, Bell Island.
December 9, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Explosion in mine at Coalhurst, Alberta, killed 16 men.
December 9, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Spanish Cabinet under Premier Chapaprieta resigned. Supreme Court of the United States, refused to review conviction of Bruno Hauptmann, for the murder of Charles Lindbergh Jr. 14th General Meeting Nfld. Graduate Nurses Association held at Crosbie Hotel. D .L. E. Keegan addressed assembly on “The History of Nursing.”
December 9, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Mary LANG.
December 10, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Manchoukuan Army reported to have invaded the South Eastern Chabar Province and fought battle with Police. Many killed. Burnham Mitchell one time Manager of the Bank here, appointed Asst. General Manager of the Royal Bank of Canada. Annual meeting Nfld Light and Power Co., Ltd. Mr. D. J. Van Bommel spoke to St. Andrews Service League on “Turkey”. Schooner James Strong, owned by James Strong Ltd., Little Bay Islands, anchored at Deadman Bay in dangerous position. Crew landed safely.
December 10, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Belgian air liner arriving from Brussels, crashed at Tatsfield in Surrey. 11 killed. United States Army bombing plane dived into water near Christobal. Two swam to safety, but three others, including Staff Sergeant Colan BLUNDEN, native of Catalina, lost.
December 10, 1935 NECROLOGY William T QUICK, 71.
December 10, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Alfred PENNEY, of Carbonear and Miss Millicent KING, of St. John’s, at Cochrane Church.
December 11, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Representative of 4 Governments came to terms re Atlantic Air Servfice. Newfoundland route to be used in summer. House and contents of same, owned and occupied by James Butler of Botwood, destroyed by fire. Schooner Annie Frances, owned by Alberto Wareham of Harbor Buffett, bound to Sydney, total wreck at Ragged Point.
December 11, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Thomas, 9 and Ella, 7½ , children of John and Elizabeth ALLAN, of Chamberlains, accidentally drowned in Chamberlains Pond. Noah GREELEY, 55, of Peachtown, Foxtrap, died from exhaustion.
December 11, 1935 NECROLOGY Thomas Robert MAUNDER. Mrs. J. J. (St. John) COSTELLO. David HICKS, Newman’s Cove.
December 12, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Annual prize giving Springdale St. School at St. Mary’s Hall. Building and contents, New Gower St., owned by Mrs. Devereaux, and occupied by Messrs. Francis and Vincent Murphy, damaged by fire. Committee of Public spirited citizens, to assist in providing means of education, recreation and occupation of the unemployed of St. John’s, Y. M. C. A, building placed at their disposal, Department Public and Welfare assisting. Free State Senate abolished by De Valers. Political crisis developed in Egypt when King Faud signed decree, instituting the Egyptian constitution of 1923. Mr. L. W. Shaw, General Superintendent of Education, spoke to Rotary Club on “Personality.” Witless Bay celebrated Diamond Jubilee of Convent School.
December 12, 1935 NECROLOGY John D ANDREWS. Andrew BINDON, 7. John R HARVEY, 76. Solomon VOKEY, Spaniard’s Bay, 58.
December 13, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Vice-Admiral Sir Humphrey Walwyn, Governor for Newfoundland, received by His Majesty the King. Bruno Hauptmann sentenced to die the week of January 13th, for the murder of the Lindberg baby. Text of Laval-Hoare peace proposals made public. Italian airplanes dropped 500 bombs upon Daggah Bur in Southern Ethiopia, almost completely destroying the town. Annual prize distribution of St. Patrick’s Hall School took place at Nickle Theatre. Annual Prize giving Day at Holy Cross Schools.
December 13, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Ada Louis MOORE, of Freshwater, at Carbonear.
December 14, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Floods in Northern and Central Greece did much damage. Medical Association elected officers for coming year. Dr. Walter Scott, Grand Falls, President.
December 15, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Ordination ceremony at Queen’s College, candidates being Revs. G. M. Andrews, H. Hodder, E. G. Beaven, J.H. Moss and J. L Quinton. Rev. J. D. Savin addressed Patrician Association on “Abyssinia.” Mr. John J Prowse addressed Holy Cross L. A. taking as his subject “A Return ticket.” Annual meeting Brotherhood St. Andrews’s, St. Mary’s."
December 15, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 6 people burned to death when fire ravaged home of George BAILEY, near Carnegie, Okla.
December 15, 1935 NECROLOGY Mary MADDOX, 2 years, 9 months.
December 16, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Secret Conference opened at the Vactian. Memorial University College Glee Club presented “Carols by Candle Light." 5 members of the crew of S. S. Rein, thrown into water when their boat turned bottom up, rescued by police and customs officers. Edgar Lane, Night Watchman at Marine Agencies, found man floating in Harbor and landed him safely. Thomas Carrique Masarky, President of the Czecho-Slovakian Republic since its inception in 1919, formerly resigned office.
December 16, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Cyril HICKEY died from exposure, when dory turned over whilst proceeding from Bay L’Argent to Terrenceville.
December 17, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Serious reverse reported by Italian armies, forced to retreat before 3,000 Abyssinians. Loss of life on both sides. Chinese reports stated Japanese airplanes bombed the town of Kuyyaan in Eastern Chabar Province. Momentous session of League opened. New Police Barracks formally opened by His Excellency the Governor. Suggestion that Newfoundland be given representation in House of Commons rejected. Mr. Chesley J Brown, of King’s Cove, winner of competition arranged by Purity Factories, which gave him pension for 5 years. Job Bros., team winners in Bowling Trophy presented to Business Ladies’ League.
December 17, 1935 NECROLOGY Hon. George MacNess JOHNSON, 83.
December 18, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD "Sir Samuel Hoare, foreign Secretary, resigned. Annual closing Kindergarten section of Holloway School, held at Pitts Memorial Hall. Nearly 200 delegates attended special Federation in London. Annual speech Day Bishop Feild College. Dr. Benes elected President of Czecho-Slovakia. Ethiopia branded Anglo-French peace plan as “a flagrant violation” of the League of Nations Covenant, and appealed to the League to reject the proposals."
December 18, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Thousands believed killed and much property damage done by earthquake in Southern Szechuan province China.
December 18, 1935 NECROLOGY Abram GARDNER, formerly of Brigus, at Montreal, 73.
December 19, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Tense situation in British House of Commons, Paris proposals debated given vote of confident. Annual Speech Day Bishop Spencer College. Rev. J. McNeil, Pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, gave Christmas message to Rotary Club. League of Nations Council adjourned. First annual meeting Nfld. Amateur Hockey Association.
December 20, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Prince of Wales College Annual Speech Day. Ethiopians claim to have recaptured Makale and Aksum. Annual Prize Day St. Thomas’s East End School. Annual prize giving Bond St. School.
December 20, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS 25 members of crew of Swedish ship Britt Marie, killed when the vessel, loaded with sulphate, exploded at the dock at Santos, Brazil. Body of Noah CASSELL, 27, who died on way from Point Leamington to Leading tickles, found.
December 20, 1935 NECROLOGY Harvey Everard ELLIOT, 27. Mrs. Sarah A POPE, 92.
December 21, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Christmas Carols and Musicale at Patricians Association.
December 21, 1935 NECROLOGY Berkley SPARKES.
December 22, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD Great Britain announced far-reaching reorganization scheme to face loud war talk over Europe. Frost accompanied by fog held up London Traffic. Dr. Hunter addressed Cathedral Men’s Bible Class on Christmas. Radio Rogues gave entertainment to Holy Cross Literary Association. Mr. Anthony Eden appointed Secretary of State for Foreign affairs. “A Christmas Carol” presented at Aula Maxima in aid of St. Vincent de Paul Society. Residence of Mrs. Hiscock Topsail, destroyed by fire.
December 22, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Passenger bus plunged through an open drawbridge at Hopewell, Va. resulting in death of 13 persons.
December 22, 1935 NECROLOGY Mrs. Sarah CHAPLIN. Mrs. Catherine (Breen) MURPHY, Logy Bay, 69.
December 23, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD After issuing a strongly worded manifesto urging war on Japan, Chinese students took possession of Shanghai’s huge railway terminal. 2.500 under privileged children received toys from Scouts Toy Shop. James J Howley chosen Rhode Scholar for 1936. Proclamation announcing general Abyssinian counter offensive read in St. George’s Cathedral by Abuna, spiritual head of the Coptic Church. Five power assure Britain of support in case of Italian attack.
December 23, 1935 NECROLOGY Richard CHASITY.
December 25, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Christmas brought violent death to 108 people in the United States. German train collided resulting in the death of 32 persons, with injured 72.
December 25, 1935 EVENTS OF THE YEAR AT HOME AND ABROAD His Majesty the King broadcast Christmas message throughout the Empire.
December 25, 1935 NECROLOGY Dr. Thomas McLEOD, M.D. of Sydney N. S. at Bay Roberts, 72.
December 26, 1935 FATALITIES AND DISASTERS Renald, 9 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward STONE, Goodridge Street, died as results of shock, caused when he tripped a pan of boiling water over himself.
December 26, 1935 NECROLOGY Elizabeth GOOD. Joan WALSH, 11.
December 26, 1935 MARRIAGES OF THE YEAR Charles R BELBIN of St. Phillips and Miss Mary Augustine DWYER, of Bell Island, at St. Phillips.

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June 12, 1935 Mrs. Elizabeth Mary (Furneaux) Skane. SKANE is more than likely STONE nee FURNEAUX. Geoff Martin

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