This is a collection of articles by the author and others meant to highlight current problems within the Newfoundland fisheries and the changes needed in order to keep Newfoundland at the forefront of the industry. The problems listed include wastage and antiquated fishing methods, while the solutions given include improvements to fishing equipment, methods, and marketing. Also included are biographies of important public figures, many of whom were influential in the sealing industry, politics, or religion.Hon. Tasker Cook, Mayor of St. John's -- Travel to Newfoundland more than a century ago / by Lord Morris -- Advance Newfoundland / by a Newfoundlander -- R. Hibbs, Member for Fogo, and Managing Director of the Daily Globe Publishing Company, Ltd. -- Michael Kearney, Newfoundland's greatest shipbuilder and genius -- Daniel Condon, the inventor of the Cofferdam and Pontoon -- Fisheries and Resources of Newfoundland (The Mine of the Sea) National, International and Co-operative / by Michael E. Condon -- It is time for an industrial revolution in our fisheries / Evening Telegram, St. John's, Dec. 10, 1923, C. J. Jefferies, editor -- An open letter to His Excellency the Governor / John M. Devine -- The sealfishery of Newfoundland, colossal wastage, as to its by-products; vikings, pioneers and empire builders -- Captain Arthur Jackman, a memorial appreciation / by A.J.W. McNeily -- Dawe family catch of seals -- Captain S. Blandford -- Capt. Wm. C. Winsor, Minister of Marine and Fisheries -- Capt. A. Kean, Commodore of sealing fleet -- The Scotch sealing skippers -- Testimonials as to bled or killed fish -- With the ice hunters / by Hon. John Harvey -- The Southern Shore, its beauties, its history and traditions and its need of roads / by T.D. Carew -- The Irish in Newfoundland in the 19th century / by P.K. Devine -- The Supreme Bench -- Newfoundland and war / by H.W. LeMessurier -- Published by authority; To relieving officers, stipendiary magistrates, and others -- Commerical and industrial empire builders, the Winter family -- Empire builders: Sir Michael Patrick Cashin, James Gerve Conroy, Charles O'Neill Conroy, C.E. Russell, Cyril Joseph Cahill, W.J. Walsh, P.J. O'Neill, Sir William Ford Coaker, Hon. Michael Patrick Gibbs, Hon. Sir John Chalker Crosbie, Shea family, Reid family, Hon. John James Murphy, Harvey & Co., Job Brothers & Company, Bowring Bros., Hon. W.J. Higgins, Hon. James Baird, Baine Johnston & Co., Harold Macpherson, Hon. Francis J. Morris, Hon. Dr. John Alexander Robinson, Hon. F.C. Alderdice, A.E. Hickman, Sir Richard Anderson Squires, A.W. Piccott -- Trepassey, Newfoundland, and its empire builders: Thomas Sutton, Hon. J.R. Bennett, Daniel Condon -- From Italy -- The whale fishery in Newfoundland and the Norwegian.Includes advertisements
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