Life Story of the Chronicle, Nova Scotia's Greatest Paper, Halifax, N.S. 1827-1907

By: Halifax, Nova Scotia - Newspaper Publishing

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(Morning Chronicle, The). Life Story of the Chronicle, Nova Scotia's Greatest Paper, Halifax, N.S. 1827-1907. [Halifax : The Morning Chronicle, 1907?]. Pp [1]-23,(1). 8vo, illustrated tan stapled card covers. Contents : Has Made History; Giants of the Past; Birth of the Nova Scotian; Entry of Howe as Editor; Changes of the Early Forties; The Regime of the Annands; Beginning of the Morning Chronicle; Fielding as the Editor; Purchase of the Citizen; The Chronicle and the Banking System; Fight for Responsible Government; Ten Years Conflict Won by Howe; Its Stand on the Railway Question; The Expo.Number; Patriotic Leadership; Appreciative Words. A Moral Force in the Lif e of a nation; A Newspaper with a History Worth Telling; Nova Scotia's Influence Largely Due to the Chronicle; Kind Words from Our Nearest Contemporary; A Paper with a History and High Traditions; Occupies Unique and Distinguished Position; Keeping Up to the High Standards; A Clear-cut Vital Force Representing Our Best Interests; Showing Its Vitality and Its Enterprise; Nova Scotia's Foremost Journal and Champion; A Credit to Nova Scotia and Its Capital City; Liberals Proud of The Morning Chronicle; Evidence of Continued Favor of the Public; A Model Daily Paper is the Chronicle; Historically aGreat and Influential Paper; Enjoys the Confidence of the Reading Public. Benjamin Franklin Pearson (1855-1912) was a lawyer, entrepreneur and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Colchester County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1901 to 1911 as a Liberal member. He wasinvolved in various business ventures, including a steamship service betwe en Halifax and Dartmouth and a railway. He helped establish the Nova ScotiaTelephone Company, the People's Heat and Light Company, the Halifax Electr ic Tramway Company and the Dominion Iron and Steel Company. With American partners, Pearson purchased a large number of small independent coal mines in the province. He went on to establish the West India Electric Company, the Cuban Electric Company and the Mexican Light and Power Company. He also acquired a number of newspapers in Nova Scotia, including the Halifax Morning Chronicle, the Nova Scotian and Weekly Chronicle, the Daily Echo, the Glace Bay Gazette and the St. John Daily Sun. Rubbed, else very good. Signed "Complts. of B.F. Pearson." 85.00

Title: Life Story of the Chronicle, Nova Scotia's Greatest Paper, Halifax, N.S. 1827-1907

Author Name: Halifax, Nova Scotia - Newspaper Publishing

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Publisher: Morning Chronicle, Halifax, 1907,:

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