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THE INTENTIONS OF THE FENIANS TOWARDS CANADA. The brief telegram which came to us a little while since by the Atlantic cable, with news of another pending inva- sion of Canada by the Fenians was. if we may trust the Philadelphia correspondent of The Times, not altogether un- warranted. That writer, in his letter of the 28th ult, says:— This raid is by far the strongest of the two wings of the Brotherhood in the United St ites, and it cannot be denied that the necessary courage to attempt it has been imparted to a great degree by the coquetry which has so long been going on between our politicians of both parties and the Fenians, with the object of con- trolling the "Irish vote.' Of course, much of the preparation for the contemplated raid is wrapped up at present in mystery, and the constant exaggeration and rumour that always distort the movements of these remarkable people are in as complete force now as ever. To finally decide upon the plan of campaign the Fenians are to hold what they call a "National Council" at Troy, New York, during June, and they are trying to get ill the factions to attend it. At this council they publicly announce that they will "receive and consider estimates for supplies of wir material additional to those already on hand." The comman- der of the invading forces is said to have been already chosen, and is a certain Samuel Spear, who was en- gaged in the raids of last year, and who in Fenian parlance is styled Major General Spear, military director." He is now at St. Alban's, near the northern border of Vermont, laying plaus." For the con- templated raid the Fenians have been preparing with considerable industry for some months, and they are believed to have a force of ten thousand men fudy equipped and drilled, many of them having served during the late American civil war, who are prepared to invade Canada. They hold meetings constantly in different parts of the country and raise recruits, one company having been formed on the 23rd of May as far west as Omaha, in Nebraska; and at all their meetings they claim to have for their movement the sympathy of both Ame- rican parties, and boast that the Government will not interfere with them. I11 New York there is a report that a foundry employing thirty-five men has for weeks past been engaged in making field artillery for the Fenians, and another establishment is said to be manufacturing small arms. Of course, as is the case with all Fenian movements, there is a great amount of rumour and falsehood reported, but I have endeavoured to write only what can be asc, rtained with certainty, and of the main fact that a raid is being prepared there can be no doubt. The movement will probably be made from,,St. Alban's where the Fenians claim to have a depot of stores; and the Canadians, forewarned of their danger, are making extensive preparations all along the border to meet it. The Fenians now own seven newspapers in the United States, two of which are public el in New York, and one each in Boston, Buffalo, ( hi "tgo, Charleston, and San Francisco. These all at vo ;ate a Canadian raid, and the Brother- hood are about establishing another newspaper in Philadelphia. _————

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