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Memorials and Things of Fame

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867 – The Morning Chronicle
Two hundred people were invited to the ceremony of the laying of the stone of the new Victoria Hotel which was destroyed by fire in June. The new hotel will be situated at the same site, immediately opposite the Grand Trunk Railway Station and the ferry landing at Point Levis.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867 – The Morning Chronicle
The delegates and members of the Medical Society, accompanied by a number of lady friends, left town to visit the Beauport Asylum. The party filled about sixty carriages. They were received by the proprietors, Drs. Landry and Roy. A very handsome arch of evergreens and flags had been erected at the principal doorway.

The QCT bids a fond farewell to Catherine Mills-Rouleau

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

This week’s “Memorials and Things of Fame” is the next to last or avant dernière column that will appear in this newspaper, prepared by Catherine Mills-Rouleau.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867 – The Morning Chronicle
A sailor named Fitzgerald, in company with three others, visited a house of ill-fame on St. Joseph street. Immediately on the entrance, a quarrel commenced between them and several inmates of the house, one of whom is alleged to have been stabbed in the neck.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867 – The Morning Chronicle
Lawlessness is very rampant in the district of Quebec especially in the immediate vicinity of the city. This summer a gang of pirates camped in the Lorette bush have committed many depredations in the surrounding districts.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867 
The Morning Chronicle
Recorder’s Court: Two old wood-sawyers were brought before the Court for sawing fire wood in St. John street instead of in the yard or cellar of the house.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
Last night, between seven and eight o’clock, our city was visited by a thunder and lightning storm accompanied by strong gusts of wind. The flashes of the lightning were intensely vivid, following each other one after another with hardly the slightest intermission.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
A most ludicrous incident transpired one night recently. It appears that two sprightly and beautiful young ladies were visiting their cousin, a young lady who, like her guests, was of that happy age which turns everything into merriment.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
In the Court yesterday, a strong minded woman of a determined countenance was brought up on a charge of being drunk and screaming at four o’clock in the morning in little St. Joseph street.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
Three bailiffs from the country have become the laughing stock of Quebecers because they allowed a prisoner whom they were bringing to justice in this city to slip through their fingers in broad daylight. The escaped man was a servant of Mr. Hudson of St.
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