Canada: QUEBEC: The Witnesses

Quebec was placed on trial for its devotion to civil liberties, and Quebec failed. Three times, members of the cantankerous Jehovah's Witnesses sect tried to hold public meetings, and three times angry mobs scattered them.

At Chateauguay, about 90 Witnesses spread out on a door-to-door tour, handed out their literature, delivered their standard anti-Catholic sermons. By the time they gathered for a meeting in Witness R. W. Weaner's yard, a mob of 1,000 men, women & children had a truck filled with rotten vegetables ready. The Witnesses were pelted. Those who resisted were beaten. Finally the crowd set up two fire...

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