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A number of prominent Iriah Amozfoana have (aays a Chicago donpatoh ofc Jaly 5) perfected nn organisation to b» fenown an the Irish American Repoblloaa Association, aud an eleetlea of officer* whs hold, It is the intantlon of tho projootoru to organfoa « land ayndiaate ooip-po-rod of influential md wealthy Irlahmen,, and to eend reproneotatlves to Canada, ChiH, Peru, and Mexloo. The latter country, it is andetatood ia willing to dtrpone of Lower Onlifornla or a ceighboring Stato uader certain oondltlona with the privilege of establishing an Irish American Rapnbllo there. The money expended on improvements neceißary and land will be secured by mortgage without Interest, or at a very low rato ol Interest, and will be colleoted la bdwll imnaal la6t»lment?, tho same as wnt» IJils money will bo utillaod to build and f quip a navy, organise an army, derolop. tie resource* of the oountry,aiMteaka.bllib a repnbilo, " A fiao Httle plaD," &a!d one of tha men interested In the movement. "Should Oan&dlan ltnd be oeonrod an effort will bamado to oolonlna with 1,000,000 Icisfav and Irfflb-Amerioim facinern. Tha nnmber of irishmen, with tho addition of theIrlnh already m O»nada and the aaalatanno of th>i Ffonch-O«mdlao element, woold, it is thon«ht, be ablo to oaptere tho Oaoadian Government and tntn It into a poworfal Franoo-Irlsh Repnblio. The only opposition expaoted us likely to oecn. to the formation of a Franop-Trlih Republic will be m the Pcovfnce of Ontarla. This : oppo.Ulon r however, will be eapprtnad by throwing the dliaffleted portion of thlo province Into the ±raerioaa amoD. When once within iheinvfßUws will keep the Inhabitants In obeok and compel them to become to th«lr sitnafclon. Bttt B^oqld England] dtoputo tho oqifeority r>f her Franoo-Irlah BUbjeutq tp nannmo exolnalva oontrol of ta.D^j-*rt &S*iwi »nd dcolare w»r agalcat Uvgiru (ho n utMlij UvawniM not pr«^ yent the enoruaoqa ©migratJon of Itiih* men from B foaptry to Qa B| a»!'' '

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A FRANCO REPUBLIC IN CANADA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2222, 10 September 1889

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A FRANCO REPUBLIC IN CANADA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2222, 10 September 1889

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