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THE LOYALISTS.

Paper Read at St. George's Church Monday Evening by Miss Jessie Lawson.

On the right a rocky promontory covered with thickets of cedar and spruce to the water's edge; on the left the heights (now Carleton); among the rocks...

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A BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY.

Organized society here dates from 18th May, 1783, the day upon which the Loyalists landed, and the foundations of our present institutions began. There was a time when the 18th of May was observed in St. John with much...

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LOYALISTS' DAY.

To-day is the anniversary of the founding of the city. Although St. John has grown very little in population in the last twenty years there is here now a fine, substantial city, with many excellent institutions, and almost...

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THE LOYALISTS.

To-day is the one hundred and third anniversary of the landing of the Loyalists in St. John. There was no special demonstration to mark the event. The privations which the Loyalists suffered, the energies which they displayed, the...

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THE CIVIC ANNIVERSARY.

To-day is the one hundred and tenth anniversary of the landing of the Loyalists. Although there were then a few settlers at the mouth of the river, and a number along the banks of the St. John below the site of the...

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LOYALIST'S DAY.

To-day is the hundred and ninth anniversary of the landing of the Loyalists. Quite a city has sprung up on the barren and hilly site where the early settlers first made their abode. Greater than the material changes which have...

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The French Must Go.

(St. Thomas Journal.)

We have altogether too much French in Canada for Canada’s good. This is an English country in preponderance of numbers, in speech and in sentiment; and it is anomalous, degrading and dangerous...

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Canadian Historical Archives.

We have received a copy of the report on Canadian Historical Archives, for 1884, by Douglas Brymner, Archivist. Mr. Brymer appears to be untiring in his efforts to bring to light all documents relating to Canadian...

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Centennial Service.

A very large congregation attended the special service in Trinity Church at nine a.m. on Friday, - the Common Council attending in a body. The following clergy were robed and took part in the procession: Canon Brigstocke,...

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Exhibition Notes.

The Executive Committee of the Trades’ Procession will meet to-night. It is not likely that all the Trades have yet chosen representatives, but, probably, others will follow, and provision will, no doubt, be made to add these...

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The Centennial

Civic and society processions and trades demonstrations cannot be arranged for without expense. This is Centennial year and there has been an understanding, or feeling in the community, that as such there should be celebrations of...

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THE CENTENNIAL-THE EXHIBITION.

The Historical Society has taken steps towards having trees planted on King and Queen Squares on 4th October; the centennial of the first of the fall arrivals at St John. It proposes to ask the permission of the...

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The City’s Birthday.

The Meetings in Centenary Church

--Special Service in Trinity

THE PROCESSIONS, ILLUMINATIONS, ETC.

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Delightful weather, abundant good nature on the part of the people, and a full determination to...

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The Centennial! Arrangements for its Celebration

The streets last evening presented an unusual scene of bustle and activity. Visitors had begun to arrive, many of the stores were open; preparations were in progress on all sides for the...

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A Centennial Ode

In response to a call from the proprietors of the Globe for a Centennial Ode, thirty-seven were sent in to them. These were submitted to the Judges, whose award is as follows: --

To the Proprietors of the St. John Globe...

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The Loyalists

On the 18th May, 1783, twenty vessels with three thousand souls, men, women and children, chiefly from the eastern portions of the thirteen revolted colonies, landed in the harbour of St. John, and although they found some people...

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Centennial Day – Action of Leading Merchants

A very numerously attended meeting of the merchants of market Square, North and South Wharves, Dock and Prince William streets, was held at the office of Messrs. Troop & McLauchlan to-day at noon...

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Centennial Trees

It was suggested to His Honor the Lieutenant Governor that if he would, by proclamation, ask the people to plant Centennial trees, the idea would be generally adopted; and that it would be a most excellent combination of...

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The Centennial

The prevailing feeling in the city in regard to the Centennial is one of disappointment. There was a general desire to have a celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the city of a marked, distinctive, and, if possible, unique...

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A Centennial Book

There has just been issued from the press of Messrs. J. & A. Millan, a handsome book, which every citizen should buy. It is by Joseph W. Lawrence, Esq., and bears the short title “Footprints.” Mr. Lawrence has collected...

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The Loyalist Celebration

Almost from the time the firemen of the city announced their intention of getting up a procession and other displays on the 18th May, they made it known that sports on the Barrack Square would form part of their...

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The Centennial

One thousand dollars have been voted by the City Council towards paying the expenses of some kind of a Fireman’s and “Calithumpian” display on the anniversary of the Landing of the Loyalists. Some time ago the city voted two...

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Loyalist Day.

Celebration Under the Auspices of the N. B. Historical Society.

Quite a large audience gathered in the Mechanics’ Institute last evening well the Fusiliers’ Band in the Hall played a selection of airs and Capt. Armstrong’...

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Loyalist Day.

-- A very pleasant day was ushered in by a royal salute at 6 o’clock at the Barrack Square by Capt. Kane’s Battery, No. 1 N. B. B. G. A. The Government being too poor to allow of the firing away of 99 rounds of ammunition, the...

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Address to Lt. Gov. Wilmot and His Reply.

At 3 o’clock this afternoon the Dominion and Centennial Exhibition was formally opened. His Honor Lieut-Governor Wilmot was accompanied by his aides-de-camp and by Sir Leonard. Members of the Government...

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