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Caughnawaga Farmer Held For Firing Pistol (1938) | Brasseur, Gordon, Jocks,

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Caughnawaga Farmer Held for Firing Pistol

Arraigned yesterday on a charge of discharging a firearm with intent to maim, Fernand Brasseur, 45, of Caughnawaga, was ordered to post a bond of $300 pending preliminary hearing of the case on April 5. Continue reading

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Tombola at Caughnawaga continues During July (1948)

Tombola at Caughnawaga Continues During July

Another colorful annual Indian tombola in aid of St. Francis Xavier Mission is being held this year at Caughnawaga every weekend during the month of July. Continue reading

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Chief Red Eagle Dies in 48th Year (1941) | Surnames: Beauvais, Kan-at-ak-ien-iate, Stacey

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CHIEF RED EAGLE DIES IN 48TH YEAR

Blood-Poisoning Fatal – To Brave Whose English Name Was Mike Stacey

Chief Red Eagle, known to thousands of United States tourists for his famous  Red Eagle village at Caughnawaga, and to thousands of Canadians for his rope tricks and archery skill died Saturday at  the Lachine General Hospital of blood poisoning. Continue reading

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Car Hits Man, Goes On (1938) | Surnames: Hebert, Whitebean

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CAR HTS MAN, GOES ON

 

Indian Named Whitebean Injured at Caughnawaga

 

Struck by a it-and-run motorist on the highway at Caughnawaga at 9:30 o’clock last night, a 25-year old resident of the Indian reservation identified only as a man named Whitebean, was taken to the Caughnawaga Hospital suffering from severe head injuries, bruises, cuts and shock. Continue reading

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Four Persons Injured (1941) | Surnames: Diabo, Jocks, Martel, Poirier

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Four persons were injured when an automobile in which they were riding struck a horse on the Montreal – Caughnawaga road at 8 o’clock Saturday night.

The injured, all of whom were taken to Caughnawaga Hospital for treatment, were Paul Emile Martel, 40 of St Maurice (Terrebonne), driver of the auto: Mr. and Mrs. A. Poirier, 40 and 32 years old respectively of 1027 Woodland avenue, Verdun and Victoran Poirier, 27 of Valleyfield. Martel suffered a broken arm and the other tree victims excaped with mnor cuts and bruises. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Bathing Rule (1935) | Surname: John

Caughnawaga Bathing Rule

Bathers are not allowed to parade in the streets of Caughnawaga and will be subject to arrest on charges of immodesty if they disobey this by-law, was the warning issued yesterday by Mayor Frank T. John of Continue reading

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Indian Consecrated (1934) | Surname: Jacobs

INDIAN CONSECRATED

First from Caughnawaga to Enter Ministry

Reverend Michel Jacobs, novice of the Jesuit Fathers at the Immaculate Conception scholastique, and first Indian of the Caughnawaga reservation ever to take holy orders, was yesterday morning consecrated to the order of sub-deacon at a ceremony which took place at St. James Cathedral. The ceremony was conducted by Msg. Alphonse Deschamps, auxiliary bishop of Montreal. Ten other Jesuits were also received in the order during the same ceremony. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Council – Mayor Joseph Canadian and Two Members Re-elected (1924) | Surnames: Albany, Canadian, Phillips, Norton, DeLisle, Montour, Lacombe, Jacobs, Beauvais

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CAUGHNAWAGA COUNCIL

Mayor Joseph Canadian and Two Members Re-elected

 

The annual election of Indian councillors and mayor for Caughnawaga resulted as follows:  Mayor – Joseph Canadian  Councillors – James Phillips, Louis Norton, Andrew DeLisle, Angus Montour, J. Lacombe Continue reading

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Land Seizure Quashed (1940) | Surnames: Cross, Diabo, Rice

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Land Seizure Quashed

Indian lands located on reservations are not subject to seizure and sale by the sheriff in the ordinary way which apples to the white man’s property, declared Mrs. Justice Jos. Archambault in a judgment in the Superior Court Saturday in which he quashed as irregular, illegal and null, the seizure upon a parcel of land and buildings in the Caughnawaga reserve. Continue reading

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Runaway Is Found (1931) | Surnames: Delisle, Jocks, Rice

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RUNAWAY IS FOUND

Missing Caughnawaga Lad Walked Thirty Miles

Thomas Rice, 13 years of age, of Caughnawaga, who had been reported missing last Monday afternoon, after he had left a note to his mother saying he was leaving the Indian Reserve, was located yesterday afternoon at St. Chrystotome, Que., to which place he had walked. Continue reading

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