The Evening Telegram, 1923

February 15, 1823

Passed peacefully away, at 5 a.m., yesterday, John, the beloved husband of Mary Ann Drodge, age 66 years. Left to mourn the loss of a loving husband and kind father are a wife, 3 daughters, 2 sons, 2 sisters, 20 grandchildren, and a large circle of friends. Funeral takes place on Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, Lower Battery Road.

Fell asleep in Jesus.
Dearest father thou hast left us,
On this earth no more to see;
And some day in heaven we’ll meet you,
Where we’ll never part from thee.


March 19, 1923
 Evening Telegram 19 Mar 1923Sealer Died Suddenly.CAUSE DUE TO HEART FAILURE.

Capt. Wm. Bartlett of the S.S. Viking apprised Messrs. Bowring Bros. by wireless on Friday night that one of the crew, named George Hiscock, of Hodge’s Cove, T. B., had died suddenly of heart failure on board the ship. As soon as the sad intelligence had been received the relatives of the deceased were at once acquainted. A later message stated that the body will be kept in ice and will be-brought back by the steamer for burial. Deceased was in his 40th year, and is survived by a wife and family.


April 30, 1923

Body Sent Home.After the arrival of the S.S. Viking yesterday morning, Undertaker A. Carnell had of the remains of Mr. George Hiscock coffined and sent out by train to Hodge’s Cove, Trinity Bay. The late Mr. Hiscock died suddenly on board ship early in March, he was 50 years of age and married with a family.

May 3, 1923

WANTED – 1st Grade Teacher for Methodist School, Hillview; also 2nd Grade Teachers for Methodist Schools in Deep Bight and Adeyton; St. Jones Within and Hatchet Cove; St. Jones Without and Southport; Little Heart’s Ease; Caplin Cove and Loreburn and Queen’s Cove and Long Beach; apply with testimonial to CHAIRMAN
of Methodist Board of Education, Hillview.


October 27, 1923 and November 3, 1923

Up Random and down the Sound


November 10, 1923

Early History of Hearts’ Ease


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