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Tho United States Consul at Si van, m Asia Minor, m a ncont report states that daring the yonr past on inim'gration movement from Germany to Asia Minor h«8 taken place. Thero aro now about SOO German families nt Amnß ; n, a city on the river Iris, about 100 miles nortli-weflt of Sivas. This is due to tho efforts of the Gorman Conpul thero, who has largely interested liirneo f in tho moveoiont. Most of the c -lonisls are mechanics and mon of rmderaio raeann, Th-y have eugagod m mi Hog, waggon-making faimiog, and o her iuduatrioa. Several flour mills with improved European machinry have been eroctod, and this branch of business, for whiah Amasia h well adapted, owing t.> i s water power end the surrounding grain district, was to hay* been largely extended during the present year. It ia expected that large additions will be made to the colony durhjg this year, and that several other colonies will fee established m Anatolia The immigration is at present small, but " it is of importance as indicating the commencement of a Buovomout which will undoubtedly turn a part of tbe Btream of German emigration m a new direction, and it oannot be but of great advantage m developing resources which are now, owing to the character of the population, wholly unused."

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GERMAN COLONISATION IN ASIA MINOR, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1989, 7 November 1888

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GERMAN COLONISATION IN ASIA MINOR Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1989, 7 November 1888

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