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Memorials and Things of Fame

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.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
Our Irish citizens have distinguished themselves this year for the heartiness and enthusiasm with which the national anniversary has been celebrated. Evidence of the joyous occasion was plentiful on every side.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
On Monday night, the office of Mr. Fisher, broker, was entered by thieves who stole $60 in counterfeit United States notes lying in the window. Mr.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
We are indebted to the Surveyor for the Bureau Veritas of French Lloyds, at Quebec, for their circular of statistics of maritime disasters during the year 1866. From it we learn that the number of sailing vessels lost amounts to 2,581 and steamers, 155.

Memorials and Things of Fame

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
While John Keenan and his wife were quietly walking along Eustache Street, St. Lewis suburb, he was struck on the head and knocked down with an axe-handle by a grocer in that locality named Fitzgerald. Mrs.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
     The 159th anniversary of St. Valentine, who according to one report, renounced the faith because he was not made a Bishop, was celebrated by a fancy-dress skating ball on the ice of the Quebec Skating Club. 

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1864

The Morning Chronicle

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1863

The Morning Chronicle

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1863
The Morning Chronicle

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