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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 4, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaHistory today Washington failed to capture Canada by Bob Bowman George Washington who was a former Brit ish army officer had no compunction about going to War against his Mother country but he was reluctant to attack the British North american colonies when he finally decided to Send armies to capture Montreal and Quebec he ordered them to try not to cause canadians any inconvenience later in the War he was very angry when a . Navy ship looted Charlottetown instead of patrolling the Gulf of St. Lawrence As it was sup posed to do. I perhaps Washington s reluctance was partly responsible for his failure to capture what is now Canada. He considered two plans. One was to at tack Montreal and Quebec As had done when Canada belonged to France. The other was to capture Nova Scotia which included new Brunswick in those Days and Seal off the St. Lawrence. Washington chose the wrong plan. Montreal was captured easily but Quebec held on until May 1776, when the Royal Navy got ships up the St. Lawrence and the americans had to Retreat across the Border. If Washington had chosen the other plan the americans could have captured Nova Scotia easily. Halifax was the Only important military Garrison and nov. 4, 1775, there were Only 390 soldiers fit for duty furthermore Many of the Nova Scot ians had come from the new England states to replace the acadians who had been expelled. Although the Nova Scot ians had refused to join the 13 colonies the revolt against Britain they were sympathetic to the american cause at the outset and there would have been Little Resis Tance to invasion. If the americans had occupied the maritime and blockaded the St. Lawrence the Royal Navy could not have saved Canada. Other events nov. 4 1809 first Steamer on St. Lawrence accommodation made trip from Montreal to Quebec in 66 hours. The fare was 1813 Britain opened negotiations with . To end War of 1812. 1838 Robert Nelson proclaimed lower Canada to be a Republic 1875 Steamer Pacific was lost off Vancouver Island with loss of 230 lives. There were two survivors. 1889 Large deposits of Coal were discovered in Nova Scotia 1959 Alberta banned trading Stamps and similar pro motions. Looking backward 70 years ago nov. One of the latest additions to the industries of the City was a dyeing and cleaning works a Branch of the big Eastern steam Dye works of Kingston. Co years ago nov. In spite of an unprecedented cold snap for the season St. John s and Wesley played one of the finest football games on record to a draw 4-4, on the St. John s grounds St. John s stars were Munroe and Morton Wes Ley s front men were Noble and Campbell. 50 years ago nor. A landslide vote elected Sena Tor Warren g. Harding of Ohio Republican candidate president of the United states Calvin t. Coolidge governor of Massachusetts was the new vice president. 40 ago nov. 4, at the Celebration of the 31st anniversary of the first United formerly methodist Church Brandon it was recalled that the Cornerstone had been Laid by lady Sifton wife of sir Clif Ford Silton in 1898, and that sir James Aikins had opened the Church in 1899. New l0wb phosphate Breeze gets the big of mrs. A. Mckinley of St. Lambert Quebec. We gave mrs. My Amtey an Advar ced pack of lower phosphate Breed i with substitute Nawf Serisis. Here s had to say about so Breeze i be of ways been Star sited with my Nice Tjoen wish. Rve tried the new lower phosphate Breeze mar Cathes Ere just Ctorn Ever. like to get the Tower Fonfe. Breeze is still Begaw wig. Lever research War to try Jakarta create r a Young woman concealed a Small tape recorder under clothes to Lea d thousands of indonesians into believing she was carrying a 19-month-old unborn baby which could talk and Pray an Tara news Agency reported today. It said police discovered that mrs. Tout Zahara Fonna 23, used towels to make herself look pregnant and a tape recorder to produce baby mrs. Zahara Fonna was arrested during the weekend near Banjarmasin the South Bor Nea capital by indonesian troops. The indonesian prosecutor s office said local military authorities were asked to bring her Back to the capital. No formal charges have been filed against j her. I mrs. Zahara Fonna d i s a p geared from Jakarta last tues Day when she was to have an a Ray examination to Back find Ings by indonesian doctors that she was not pregnant. She had recently Given birth to a baby. A Singapore doctor said Mon Day mrs. Zahara Fonna gave birth to a boy in Singapore May and said her stomach returned to Normal after four Days of Post Natal care. Meanwhile prosecutor s office has ordered ber husband to report for question ing for the third time. So Arifur Din Zahara Fonna has claimed on president siiiartoi1 foreign minister Adam Milik ind Rel Giovis affairs minister Mohamet Machlan Are among those we flocked to mrs. Zahara Fonna suburban Home to hear the Bab sing and Pray. Congratulations the Lucky Winner of the St. Amant car draw wat met. Key Lack ton of 765 Nourt a cnut. She is pictured Here receiving the keys to her newly won 1970 Pontiac Parisienne convertible from or. Henry Klassen president of the St. Amant society. Looking on is or. George Hartla chairman of the fund raising committee of the St. Amant society. The Money realized from the car draw Over will be used to help finance the proposed expansion of space and facilities of the St. Amant Ward for retarded children. The car was supplied by Park Pontiac Buick ltd., 1290 main Street the Winner of the a conf priv of 250 pounds of beef wat in. F. Bal Shaw of 93 springtime drive of St. Vital. The beef was donated by mrs. H. Thorn of Sidney Manitoba. The Winner of the third prize of 150 pounds of pork Wai mrs. Nori Palmer of 326 Harold Avenue of Transcona. The pork was donated by or. And mrs. Donald Craig of Brookdale Manitoba. The for new York state has about 198 physicians per persons. Seven of the world s 24 tin zones Cross Canadian Terr Tor s s Bardal funeral Home 843 Sherbrook Street phone 774-7474 Canada savings Bonds help you plan to the future without worry. They re Canada s most popular personal investment. To maturity new Canada savings Bonds yield an average of a year when held to maturity. Each Bond begins with Canada savings Bonds Are easy to buy for Cash interest for the first year pays inter or on instalments in amounts ranging from up to Canada savings Bonds Are cold hard instantly. They can be redeemed any time at their full face value plus earned interest Canada savings Bonds Are by All the resources of Canada. They re a very special Security. 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