A history of Canadian journalism, Volume 1

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Ontario Publishing Company, 1908 - Language Arts & Disciplines
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Page 159 - For sale : A negro man slave, 18 years of age, stout and healthy ; has had the small pox and is capable of service either in the house or out-doors. The terms will be made easy to the purchaser, and cash or new lands received in payment. Enquire of the printer.
Page 32 - Intelligencer; Mr. RE O'Connor, Ottawa Union; Mr. WG Culloden, Milton New Era; Mr. WH Floyd, Cobourg Star; Mr. James Young, Galt Reformer; Mr. John Jacques, Hamilton Times; Mr. George McMullen, * Public Men and Public Life in Canada: Being Recollections of Parliament and the Press. Toronto, 1902. Newburg North American; Mr. WT Cox, Goderich Huron Signal; Mr. James A. Campbell, Milton Champion; Mr. R. Boyle, Picton Times; Mr. John McLean, Sarnia British Canadian; Mr. John Siddons, London Prototype;...
Page 2 - at that time in the history of the world it was almost impossible to be an editor without being a politician also.
Page 133 - I • compassionate your youth and inexperience ; did I not do so, I would lay you by the heels long enough for you to remember it. You have delivered your evidence fairly, plainly, clearly, and as became a man ; but I caution you, when you publish anything again, keep clear, sir, of a chancellor ! Beware, sir, of a chancellor ! " And with this .solemn admonition, Mr.
Page 4 - Those were not the days of great publishing concerns with important financial concerns in common. A Press Association could hold out no tempting material advantages to its members. The Association, never an insurance society, offered little to individual selfishness. The appeal was chiefly to the highest form of professional pride—to promote the influence of the press as a factor in the welfare of the State, to draw closer together as a body when the tendencies of the time were pointing to national...
Page 29 - Robert Spence, who sat for North Wentworth as a Reformer. When the Coalition was formed Spence became a colleague of John A. Macdonald, who promptly pleaded with Smiley to cease firing at a man who would next day be his associate, and Mr. Smiley wired back, 'It's a d sharp curve, but I think we can take it'.
Page 31 - Hamilton on November 27th of this year. The Association had been formed in Kingston only three years before, and was not then the large and influential body, with an annual banquet, which it is to-day. The following are the names of the principal journalists present on the occasion: Mr. William Gillespy, Hamilton Spectator; Mr. Thomas Sellar, of the Montreal Echo; Mr. D. McDougall, of the Berlin Telegraph; Mr. David Wylie, Brockville Recorder; Mr. Thomas White, Jun., Peterboro
Page 63 - A mother took leave of her boy that day, I could hear her sob and cry, As I followed her back to her dreary home, But never a word said I...
Page 17 - ... responsibility of stating in a private room, or anywhere else. If it succeeds it abridges the privileges of scoundrelism; but it elevates the reputation of the whole class. It will go far in placing the editor on the same professional plane with the Faculty and the Bar, and, by enforcing on their profession their own laws, will obviate the intervention of the civil power, always to be regretted, even when rendered unavoidable in relation to the Press.
Page 78 - We all wish to survive our ashes in a certain sense, but not to one in millions is it given to be really immortalized by literature.

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