1902 – THE FIRE AT MIQUELON

THE FIRE AT MIQUELON
Said to be Work of Anarchists
(Special,Direct Cable Coy.)
St John’s NF Nov 14

The disastrous fire which broke out in St. Pierre, Miquelon on Nov. 1, is now believed to have been the work of anarchists. It was known that the Cathedral was set on fire by incendiaries and last Sunday night an attempt was made to blow up the powder magazine; which contains the entire stock of explosives for the Island. Had this attempt proved successful, the town would have been destroyed. A Basque and a Spaniard have been arrested on a charge of …

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1929 : Isles of Romance, George Allan England

Isles of Romance, George Allan England. The Century CO. New York, London. Copyright 1929. [Although copyright has not expired, I have not been able to join anyone related to G.A. England or The Century CO. I therefore assume that the following extracts are for all practical purposes public domain. If anyone related to G.A. England or the estate of the Century CO. disagree with this please contact me.]

Chapter V
PICTURESQUE ST PIERRE

France’s Last North American Colony,
a Corner of the Old World in the New.

A BIT of old France lies at our very doors, in the North …

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