Foreign News: Lost Province

In the harbor of Montreal there was great bustle last week, and a flow of more real French than usual. Eight out of ten natives of Quebec Province and of Montreal speak a provincial French patois, su perficially proud that their French forefathers established the white race's dominion over Canada. But last week, straight from modern France, the null sloop Villa d'Ys slipped into Montreal under the tricolor, bringing its complement of 103 true-speaking French. Purpose: to help the patois-speakers to celebrate le quatorze Juillet, the French Day of Independence. Purpose behind the purpose:...

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