New Nation 20 May

Local

“Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia,” Second Session continued,

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“Laws of Assiniboia.” passed by President and Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia 7 May 1870,

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“The Local Laws,” reminder in French and English: laws have been published 3 times and come into force today

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“Government House News,” a nearly day-long meeting of winterers from the plains took place 10 May at Government House “by request of the President”; state of affairs satisfactorily explained; winterers have profited from fur sales, “many of them will take up land in the new Colony”; second meeting to be held 23 May at White Horse Plains, all French representatives to attend; Adjutant Lepine left 16 may “with a guard of men to be stationed at Pembina”; concert reminder

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“Smallpox,” plains hunters report no illness; rumours that it has flared up on the Missouri, however; no infection on robes or furs brought in to settlement; concert reminder

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“Artillery Ball Practice,” artillerists commanded by Colonel Gay

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“The Duty of the Hour,” call by the editor to consider the sentiments of original settlers and newcomer settlers alike; statement of the bias of various versions of the New Nation; statement regarding the peaceful, cooperative state of the settlement; scolding of outsiders who caused breaches in the settlement and animosity towards Canada;

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Canadian Press censured for unfair depiction of settlers as “uncultivated, or boorish people; a better way to confederate all nationalities/races into one is lauded

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“The International,” steamer arrived from Georgetown 15 May; left 17 May; passengers leaving include, HBC “Governor Mactavish, wife and family, Mrs. A.G.B. Bannatyne and family; Gov. Mactavish “will be sadly missed”; passengers for Pembina include Mrs. W. Drever, Miss Drever, Henry McKenney, “and the Hon. Mr. Olone”

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“Died,” Samuel Foulds, St. James parish, aged 69.

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Concert reminder and motto of the New Nation/settlement

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“The Concert” rehearsal review; performers will include Father Dugas, Mr. and Mrs. Steel, Mrs. Angus McKay

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“Grand Raffle,” “celebrated Mare ‘Black Kate’” raffled off by John F. Grant

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“Horses Astray, Liberal Reward,” [illegible: no link to content at Manitobia site]

“A Stray Heifer,” 3 years old [illegible: no link to content at Manitobia site]

“Licenses,” [illegible: no link to content at Manitobia site]

“Notice,” [illegible: no link to content at Manitobia site]

“Look Here,” boarding House ad [illegible: no link to content at Manitobia site]

“Hotel for Sale,” George Emmerling’s hotel [illegible: no link to content at Manitobia site]

Foreign

“Red River Items,” gleaned from other papers: Mr. Simpson of Algoma “to proceed to Rainy Lake, on a special mission to the Indians”; Prince Arthur might visit Red River; J.W. Taylor (American Consul at Red River) was at Ottawa; boats for Canadian Expeditionary Force condemned as “unfit for service”; Mr. Monkman of Red River met Prince Arthur in Montreal; Ottawa Mail reported Ritchot and Scott had dinner at Sir George Cartier’s residence on 29 April.

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“Judge Black for Governor,” reprint from Hamilton Spectator: McDougall not suitable; Ontario will not accept Lower Canadian appointee; Judge Black preferred appointment.

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“The Dominion Cabinet and the North-West,” reprint from Sarnia Observer: why Confederation is unpopular; blunders made by Cabinet in Ottawa with respect to Red River; ignoring settlers faulted; ignoring HBC governor’s and RC clergy’s concerns and reports faulted; denial of representative government by Canada decried; lack of assurance of land recognition identified as mistake; Americans shown to take more interest in settlers’ views than Canada; meddling and ‘mischief’ of ‘obnoxious’ Canadian ‘employees in the country’ (name Dawson, Snow, Dennis, Bown, and Schultz) faulted; lack of recognition of Hay Privilege discussed; surveyors’ behaviour faulted; insinuation of Canadian ‘Military School Cadets’ in ranks of Canadian work crews criticized; characterization of Red River people as ‘semi-savage’; Canada characterized as a “cowed bully”

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“The Bible-Opinion of the late Hon. D’Arcy McGee,” Bible presented as good guide to patriotism for younger generation

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“Newspaper Enterprise,” story/joke about newspaper correspondent chasing Red River news on train

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