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Memorials and Things of Fame

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.

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.
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