Canadians to lead better, purer lives, and to persuade them to give up drinking, of which there was a great deal. In 1682, when there were only twenty-five houses in Three Rivers, brandy could be bought at eighteen of them.
Louis XIV. gave much money for mission Churches. work, but many parishes had tumble-down wooden churches, or none ; t all. The town churches, however, were decorated with richly worked cloths and