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This is a program composed of 4 pages 2 in French and 2 in English it has various attraction, advertisements and illustrations, some of which have been reproduced here.

W7979 SOHMER PARK MONTREAL: Program
Jul 14 1902
To: Rev. Calvin McQuesten
From: Montreal Quebec


Parc Sohmer/Sohmer Park
Jardin Zoologique/Zoological Gardens
Ernest Lavigne, Jos La Joie Gerants
Damasse Larose, Asst. Gerant

Week of July 14th, 1902 Attractions
1. Music
2. Music
3. Music
4. Song, Miss Montebello.
5. Ballet the "News Boys."
6. One act Burlesque. Five characters and twenty transformations by a single actor.
Colombino
Prologue
Achille, Police inspector
Eva, his wife
Zifferino, a student
Giaoomo, a servant
The scene occurs in the Inspectors house. His wife is visited by Zifferino, her cousin, during the inspector's absence. His unexpected return. etc, etc.
Charicatures of the most celebrated composers: Wagner, Bellini, Rossini, Gounod, Mascagui, etc.
Intermission

For Printing of all kinds
Go to the
Sohmer Park Printer
A.P. Pigeon,
1595-1597 Ontario St.
Corner City Hall Avenue

Bell Telephone East 1290
Palais Royal Hotel
Fortunat Gaudreau, Prop.
Meals at all hours. "Petit Soupers Fins"
A specialty
544-546 Dorchester Street, Near St. Lawrence
Montreal

Uptown Tailoring
For latest styles in
Ladies & Gents' Costumes
Call at
O. Hurtubisf. No 109 Mansfield
1st door below St. Catherine

Phone 4733
N. Daunais
Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist
653 & 655 Craig Street
Sole Agent for the following "Union Made" Brands:
King's Navy, U. &I., Silver Spray, Moss Rose and the 400.
Also Agent for: Karnak and V.C. Cigarettes
Your Patronage Solicited.

Kills Bed Bugs
one application of LYONS' Liquid Bug Poison does the work. Cost 25C a large bottle.
Your money back if not satisfactory. At druggists and grocers.

For Advertising Rates for this Programme
Apply to
M.T. Beaudoin
1595 Ontario Street
Corner City Hall Ave. Tel. East 1121.


1 Sohmer Park was located along the St. Lawrence River Shoreline. It is considered one of the first Amusement parks in Montreal, as it hosted music recitals and concerts. The park was destroyed by a fire on March 24, 1919. As a result of financial strains, the owners were unable to rebuild the park and the land was sold by the city. For more information please see the following website: http://cec.chebucto.org/ClosPark/Sohmer.html




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The development of this website was directed by Mary Anderson, Ph.D. and Janelle Baldwin, M.A.
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