Memorials and Things of Fame

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.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
An individual named Hoey will be brought up to-day under bail upon a charge of savagely assaulting Dr. Richardson and his student, a young man named Levy.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
Recorder’s Court - A woman, for causing noise in the street and swearing, was fined $3 and costs or ten days. A man, for contempt of Court by refusing to keep off his hat during the session was committed to gaol for twenty-four hours.

Memorials and Things of Fame

1867
The Morning Chronicle
At an early hour on Saturday morning, a destructive fire occurred in St. John Suburb, whereby about fifteen wooden houses have been consumed and twenty-six families rendered houseless. The fire broke out at half-past one a.m.
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