1903 – Election at Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

December 29, 1903 The San Francisco call
RESULT OF ELECTION AT ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON
Candidate Favoring Annexation to the United States Beaten by Only a Few Votes.

ST. JOHN’S- Newfoundland. Dec. 28. — The contest in St. Pierre and Miquelon for a Representative in the French Chamber of Deputies resulted to-day in the re-election of Legasse by small majority over Fremont (Delmont), who it is understood Is in favor of the annexation of the colony to the United States. As Legasse. represented the fishing interests, the small majority by which he has been re-elected is looked upon as evidence …

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1903 : Christian Brothers Driven From St Pierre Arrive in Halifax.

23 juillet 1903 : Closed the schools – Toronto Star
Christian Brothers Driven From St Pierre Arrive in Halifax.
Halifax, N.S., July 23. – Fifteen Christian Brothers from St. Pierre, Miquelon, who were obliged to close their schools and leave the islands as a result of the French law of associations, arrived at Sydney yesterday. The brothers were bound for Montreal and New york. Three weeks ago the Governor of the islands received a despatch from the Home Office instructing him to close the schools on the island.…

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1903 – Three Duels Over Election Issues

The News
Frederick, Maryland, Friday, December 11, 1903

Three Duels Over Election Issues
St. John’s, N.F., Dec. 11 – Three duels were fought in St. Pierre, Miquelon, during the past fortnight as a result of the issues in the campaign for the election of a representative from the colony to the French chamber of deputies. This election will take place December 27. Notwithstanding the denial by the French government that the islands were to be sold to the United States, the report to this effect forms one of the campaign issues.…

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