1935 : Two Islands Remnant of French Colonial Empire

Two Islands Remnant of French Colonial Empire
13 September 1935, Deming New Mexico

The French colony of St Pierre and Miquelon consist  of two islands lying ten miles off the southern coast of Newfoundland. Together they are an area of less thatn 100 square miles and are the sole remnants of the great French colonial empire in North American, notes a correspondent in the Chicago Tribune.
At the beginning of the Eighteenth century France was in control of North America except for the English colonies along the Atlantic seaboard, and the Spanish settlements in Florida and in the region reaching …

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