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The British nation rejoiced with exceeding great joy because the relief of Ladysmith was effected on the anniversary of the battle of Majuba Hill. In that rejoicing St. John joined heart and soul. But the news of the relief of Mafeking came yesterday...

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Mr. H. A. Powell of Westmorland is making a considerable reputation as a public speaker throughout Ontario. He is in great demand at political meetings, and has frequently ad¬dressed audiences on non-political subjects. A recent lecture or address of...

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CANADA.

An Englishman’s Impressions of Its People.

A Visit to New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario - Altogether British — Little Yankee Imps — Niagara and The Thousand Islands.

[The following very interesting account of a recent visit...

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A MAGNIFICENT SPEECH.

By the Hon. Geo. E. Foster in Lansdowne Rink.

The McKinley Bill Has No Terrors for Loyal Canadians, Who Have Been Triumphant to Hostile Legislation in the Past. And Who are Prepared to Seek New Markets Whenever Old...

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A DUAL LANGUAGE QUESTION.

The Acadian society in the maritime provinces is supposed by some of the equal rights people farther west to have a mischevious tendency. On the contrary, it is an influence in favor of better education and a wider...

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THE THUNDERER ON CANADA.

It Reviews the Loyalty Resolutions, And Concludes that Canadians do not Wish to Committ Political Suicide and Merge Their Country in the American Republic.

(From the London Times, Aug. 13).

So much and so...

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THE ACADIAN BROTHERHOOD.

The Acadian convention at Church Point, whereof some account was published on Saturday, was perhaps not so successful as an occasion for oratory as was expected. In other respects it was a good convention, and probably...

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A FINE MILITARY DISPLAY.

Annual Inspection of the Fusiliers and Rifles.
The Presentation of the Old Colon to Trinity Church for Future Keeping Imposing ceremony and Impressive Service in the Sacred Edifice.

The annual inspection of...

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NOVA SCOTIA

The Acadian Convention at Digby—
Crushed to Death—A Review on
an Immense Scale—The Crop
Report Etc.
(Special to THE SUN.)

HALIFAX, Aug. 12.—The French Acadian convention opens at Church point tomorrow....

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THE Toronto Mail appreciates the Acadian character though it is not usually disposed to compliment the Quebec French. It makes the following observations on the Kent election.

Mr. Legere, an Acadian, has been elected in Kent. N. B. The former...

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BEFORE THE LOYALISTS.

The growth of the Methodist church, the proceedings of whose Montreal conference have lately boon published in our columns, has been no less remarkable in Canada than in the British Isles and in the United States. Like the...

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KINGSTON, June 20. - Sir Hector Langevin made an important address here this evening. After surprising his hearers by stating that he was an old Kingstonian, having lived with his father here over 50 years ago, he said it was a mere matter of chance...

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FACTS OF LOCAL HISTORY.

The Abbe Casgrain’s Charges Dissected
AND REFUTED BY PROF. HIND.

The Abbe Convicted of Gross Ignorance of Dates, Mixing Subjects, Mutilating Sentences and Suppressing Important Facts, "Which Completely Change...

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A DISPUTED CHAPTER OF HISTORY.

The expulsion of the Acadians took place a century and a quarter ago, but it seems hardly possible yet for historians to discuss the question without prejudice and bitterness, or without having the charge of...

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DOUGLAS SLADEN

Reads His Latest Poem, Lester the Loyalist, to a Delighted Audience.

Last (Friday) night Douglas Sladen read his new poem, Lester the Loyalist, a romance of the founding of Canada, before the Young People’s Literary Society...

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A VISITOR’S VIEW OF US.

Extracts From a Flying Visit to the Maritime Provinces.
By the Editor of the Courier du Canada, Quebec.
(Translated from the French)

In October, 1825, a terrible fire ruined all this Miramichi district...

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THE LOYALIST SOCIETY

Sir Leonard Tilley Presides at the Meeting.

Addressee by Dr. Stockton, J. Douglas Hazen — and James Hannay, and a Paper by J. W. Lawrence.
The regular quarterly meeting of the Loyalist society was held in the...

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CANADA FIRST.

(Special to THE SUN.)

LACHINE, Que., Aug. 7.—At the proceedings here today, commemorative of the great Indian massacre of 200 years ago, Hon. Mr. Taillon delivered a great speech on the early settlers of Canada. At the...

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LOYALIST DAY.

The Founders of the City Honored by Their Descendants.
Loyalty Eulogised, and Annexation Sat Upon.
Proposed Museum of Mementoes, and a History by Hannay and Lawrence.

Stirring Addresses by Sir John Allen, Messrs...

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Society of Loyalists.

For a long time it has been a favorite idea with many descendants of the founders of our city that a society should be formed to commemorate the principles and deeds of the loyalists. The first practical step in that...

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The movement for organizing a society of loyalists and their descendants is a natural and proper one. The only surprising thing is that it was not done before. The English, Irish, Scotch and French have their societies in this province, but the...

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THE JESUITS' ESTATES BILL

Speech of the Minister of Justice.
The Position of the Government Defended in one of the Greatest Efforts of the Present Session.

(Concluded.)

The greatest writer upon the subject of criminal law...

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THE JESUITS’ ESTATES BILL.

Speech of the Minister of Justice.
The Position of the Government Defended in one of the Greatest Efforts of the Present Session.

(Continued.)

The next step was on the 7th of May, 1888, and that is...

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THE JESUITS’ ESTATES BILL.

Speech of the Minister of Justice.

The Position of the Government Defended in one of the Greatest Efforts of the Present Session.

Sir John Thompson, on rising, was greeted with cheers. He said: I feel...

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Concerning Acadians.

The Acadians of Shediac who, like their compatriots in other parts of the provinces, have been honored by a visit from M. Rameau, the historian, are preparing to entertain their distinguished guest at a banquet. The Moniteur...

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