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Indians on Warpath (1935) | Surnames: Boyer, Jacobs

INDIANS ON WARPATH

Will Order New Postmaster Off Reservation

Acting on instructions of the Council of the Indian Reserve of Caughnawa, Alderman Peter K. Jacobs will call on Hercule Boyer – who was officially appointed postmaster of Caughnawaga yesterday, to take office on Monday – and order him to leave immediately, it was announced following an emergency meeting of the Caughnawaga Council last evenng. A delegation will also be sent to Ottawa to protest the naming of a French-Canadan paleface as postmaster for the redmen.

Source: The Montreal Gazette, Jun 7, 1935

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