The Evening Advocate, 1923

March 19, 1923

Sealer Dies Suddenly

Messers, Bowring Bros, received a wireless on Friday from Capt. Bartlett of the sealing steamer Viking that one of the crew named George Hiscock of Hodge’s Cove, T.B., died suddenly of heart failure on board the ship. On receipt of the news the relatives of deceased were acquainted and it is understood the body will be brought back by the steamer for burial. Deceased was a man about 40 years of age and is survived by a wife and family.




March 21, 1923


(Special to The Advocate)

Little Heart’s Ease, Mar. 20, — Little Heart’s Ease stands solid for the present Government and our candidates, Messrs. Halfyard, Hibbs and Randell. We are determined to stand by the members who are going to lead us into the life of industry. No room for Tory atonements here. The graballs must be kept out; Squires can’t lose.

Solomon Martin, Solomon Drodge, Eli Drodge, Arthur Jacobs, Wm. Whalen, Simon Drodge, John Norris, Joshua Norris, Wesley Drodge, James Martin, Wm. H. Drodge, and a large number of others.



April 11, 1923

Big Meeting at Hillview

Hillview, April 10, (Special to The Advocate) — The Liberal team, Halfyard, Hibbs and Randell, arrived here last evening after a very successful canvas of the whole of Souh-Western Arm in which most enthusiastic meetings were held at Long Beach, Hodge’s Cove, Gooseberry Cove, Little Heartsease and St. Jones Within.

The meeting here last night was a revelation to many. The hall was filled with electors from Queen’s Cove, Adeyton and Hillview, who listened for three and a half hours to the whole story of the last three years. The policy of progress which has been inaugurated in spite of the Tory obstruction, was clearly placed before the people.

The whole program of abuse and misrepresentation was taken item after item and torn to pieces, and when the meeting closed, near midnight, ringing cheers were given for Halfyard, Hibbs and Randel, and Sir R. A. Squires.  The Tory candidates arrived here after midnight and went to Queen’s Cove.  They cannot receive any support worth speaking of in the whole of South West Arm.  Liberalism and Progress is the slogan in this part of the district.  Ed Frost, Joseph Green, Plemon Greene, William Churchill, Ed Benson.


Transcribed by Daisy Jacobs and Wanda Garrett, October 2019. Updated April 2021

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