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Memorials and Things of Fame

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
The anniversary of Her Majesty’s birthday was observed in this City with all due pomp and loyal demonstrations.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
About ten o’clock the body of a female bearing marks of violence and who had evidently come to her end by foul means was discovered on the Plains of Abraham by a little boy.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
We have before us a copy of the Telegraph, a small tri-weekly sheet, half in English and half in French, published in this city in 1837.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
We learn by a telegram from Father Point [Pointe-au-Père near Rimouski] of the destruction by fire of the Father Point Light-House and dwelling house.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
It is stated that a patient of one of the city hospitals, lately deceased, puzzled all the physicians as to the nature of his malady. After his death an examination revealed the cause, which was indeed a strange one.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
A dilapidated, but philosophical looking specimen of humanity, who had suddenly succumbed to some prostrating influence the night before last and had been found by the police reclining upon St.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
Easter, April 21st: On the afternoon of Holy Thursday, our Roman Catholic citizens as usual made the devotional round of all the churches, which, with the symbolical objects, ornaments and decorations and the crowds of worshippers and visitors presented a gorgeous and impressive

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
On Monday night about nine o’clock, a young man, while quietly walking on John Street a short distance outside the Gate, was brutally attacked and roughly handled by two men whom he was not conscious of ever having offended.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
The Island of Anticosti was seriously proposed as the home of a convict colony and certainly its reputation for dreariness and isolation and the dangerous character of its coast, which would add materially to the terrors of any attempted surreptitious escape from its shores, seem

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
In the eighteen fifties, the United States had more than 9,000 miles of railway lines, but Canada had only 66.  So it might be said that Canada was “asleep.” Yet it happened that Canada developed the first “sleeping car” in the world.
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