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THE PANAMA. CANAL"

AS BIST AN OB BY THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT. ; (PBR PBBSB ASSOCIATION;) Pabib Daoembef 13, Crowds Barged. wound the, office^ of the Panama Canal Company yesterday, owing to a rumor of financial difficulties m connection with the undertaking. There was a very excited scene, and M. de Leseeps, m a speech to the crowd, tearfully appealed to Frenchmen to lave the enterprise. M. Floquet, who' has been consulting experts m reference to the Panama Canal scheme, announoed m the Chamber of Deputies to-day that, should the Panama loan fail, Government would guarantee the neceisary amount to carry the undertaking to t successful issue. Paris, December 14. De Lesseps wishes to form a new Panama Canal Company, bat the French Cabinet hesitates to assist him, fearing lest the State of Columbia, influenced by the United .States, may refuse to ratify the concession.

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THE PANAMA. CANAL", Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2014, 15 December 1888

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THE PANAMA. CANAL" Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2014, 15 December 1888

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