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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 24 April 1886

. XVII. ABBI .EVILLE, LA,, SATURDAY, APRIL I2, 1SS0, KO - , PIII'siI.II v s 1f. Jang fO L("p rt:r."aA of t 1 tim.".; regardinrg Medicine, Surgrcry, Obstetrics, ald kindicel topics, should at once Mlircribe foC r thie Ntaslville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY. C. S. BlRIGG(S, u. D., EDITOR. Only - per alulrmnrs. Oldett :iledieal jour nal ill the South. ,hil corpIs of g ,. JIL.,'ISSLOCK, Publlisher, Nashville, TIiiinessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, ------ LA GEIERAL BLACKSMITHI WOIRK -AND AIL- KIN)S OF MA\CIIINEIRY REP AI 1ED. Gins and Gin P U T U P I O R D E R RID REPAIRED! ENGINSE TA1\ KEN DOWN, PUT U P AND IREP[AIRiED! ALL KINDS OF IRON WORK DONE, In s,.or/ older and gIwrrantted. My Corn Mill will run regular every SATUR DAY . Prompt attention will be given to all orders sent by mail. Feb. 6, '86, tf. for woring people. fend 10 centLs post;ge, and we will m:Uil von free, a roydif valuab ndle sample bx ,1 giods that will put you in the way of making more moncy, in a few days...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 24 April 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT A hE BILL%, --14' ( IP & I" ?IiL l, - - Ls E. I. A.)£ M:,O , Edi:tor &ý" Prop.i ictrr. '3 50 . -PcR YEAR ....' 5) ADV EII' .!. A t. TES: Adverti. o.nr .nts -v:ll he it. ', , l at o,:, Q.,ll'r aro i O ft , c .lt "~ i lu lr . . (, : ,e i llch o j lar' ',r b ?=). for , t: e first. ,tand e ,i' y five ce',l t- for al, h lJ . ulq. t i j :rrt on, f.,r auiv tii nll dr o11 mal ith. kF r luOge. ptrioas as 'olo, :: vr'tasIf:13 'I!i 3 'IIU. I iti' w .1 1 . I.,., 1}'r. (-_ 7. -.: : - _ lr I... ............. I C 7 45 7:,', ] I fltf,. t u c ..... ...... 4, o 5 180 14 uente (l ,l) ....... .. 55 Qu 7.5 90; 1:;7, au C('Tn. autlicatilsll of a personal lattric will be charged double the - rnlar rates, and tust be paid for POnSTIVELY in advlance. AdivertiCemenutwnot mnarkedl will be published until orbif,, (if responsible,) and willbe chargel accord ugly. Easter Sunday comes but once a year and to-morrow is the day. See proceedings of the Police Jury Qn the third pag...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 24 April 1886

olice Jury Proceedinigs. 'he Police Jury of the parish of elion net at the court house, in town of Abbeville, on this 12th of April 1 886. -embers present : Howard IHoff ir oresident, II. II. Iartels, T. organ, Robt. Green, J. Alcie ýI-u and J '. roussard. O . lVanaslyl e, presented his rmission and oath of oflice, was pitted as a member. )o motion of J T BIronssard, re ed that the oaths of jury of free. ders be recorded for the two da passed at meeting of the Sth ;arch 1886, and with this corree minutes of last meeting adopt n ordinance to prohibit the sale, barter or exchange of spiritu aund intosicating liquors or mer odise (with certain exceptions) Sondays, etc., was offered and ld, as follows : .A.N ORDLY.X NCE. Ordinance to prohibit the sale, ft, barter or exchange of spiritu os and intoxicating liquors and perchandise, (with certain excep ions) on Sundays within the lim too the parish of. Vermilion in lading the town of Abbeville, ad fixing a penalty for violations fthis Ordi...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 24 April 1886

Fashion Notes. Delicately shaded brocaded eateens have printed flIral designs. Brocade button Ibots correspond to the dress with which they are worn. Short dresscs for young persons are draped from the waist in diagon al folds. rj Bonnet ptnaments are seen in cnri on. shappe, horses and seals being the latest fancy. T'he red gilt nd copper galloons are very elffective on black or brown plush skirts. Velvet draperies are usedl on lace dresses. 'litr bodice should be of velvet, trimmed with lace. Wool costumes have panals, bodice and sleeve trimming of coupe plush, in graceful arabesque designs. The foundation of many of the bonnets is of faille embroidered in gold and in various beads and colors. Crinkled zephyr cloth is shown in every variety of dark and light colors, with stripes for the skirts, while the bodice and drapery are pland, corresponding to the skirts in color. Dark blue sateens have a border imitating Torchoum lace, a tiny ligure of which is strewn over the imaterial. O...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 1 May 1886

J~ ýJ Vol'. xxVII1. BAI3EVIL14E, LA., :ýAT UI[ iHAY. MAY I. flAIS. iP 0. 4;b. P ii Y S I C I q cS desItii, to Iw:p .br'Cst of lthe timeq regardinig ediciei". Surý.rci', Obstetrics, ILItd kindrted topics, sho'1'11 at oneI ' iii ribl for the Nashville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. IBnlhl(~, 11. D.. EDITOR. Only X32 per annin. Oldest iuteditcil jour nal1 ill the `oath.. P,\'IOC )I.I)L of etlilis utrs .r. ./I.: ./ISSLOC. Pnbiiher. Nashvile, 1','nnlessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, --- LA GENERAL BLAOKSMITH 1WORK -AŽsD ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY REPAIREI Gins and Gin. iPUT UP ORDER AM5 REPAIRED! ENGINES 'I'AKEN DOWN, PUT UP ,.AD REPA\IR7uiD ! ALL KINDS O~F IROu WoRt DONE, I, 'Vtort ,.der and guarranmted. My Corn Mill will run regular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention will be given to all orders sent by mail. Feb. 6,-'86, if. f. f ort working pIcoipt. .end 10 cents postage, and we ý will mail you free, a royff valuahle s;,mple box (,1 goods tha;t will put you in the way of mnaki...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 1 May 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT ABIE VILLE, -DY E. I. ADDIS~ON, Editor & Proprietor. 2 50..-----PER YEAR...... -, 5O ADVEI. TIBING~ RaTES: Advertisements will be inserted st one dlla:r and fifty cents -g square (one inch of spareer less), for tllhe first, and seveuty.flve cents for each subsequent hi sertin, for any time under one month. For longe periods as follows: NUMOE.R or SQUaSES. 1 n. 2m. m.6 in.11yr. One...................... $ 3 75 $ T$ 9ý$ 13 $' 0 'Iwo.................... 7 501 12 15 21 , Three.................... 10O 17 20' 3;1 40) /Eour ........... .. . 2.. 16t ) I 2 6ii 308 eivo('I-col) ..... 18 ijl 26 301 4:; Co in (.-cl) ........ 30 (01 45 151 751 1(40 fteen (cl)........... 45 001 l 7. 1 40 euty (l cil) ......... 00 75 90 135 200 Communiteatonl of a personal nature will be charged double the regular rates, and must be paid for POSITIVELY in advance. Advertisements not marked will be published until orbid, (if responsible,) and will be charged accord ugly. District Co...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 1 May 1886

A YridiodanaI. Jury Procefedings. police Jury of the parish of on met at the court house, in o of A,l,eville, on this 12th April 1SS(. br present: Howard Hoff. r.ident, H. 1. Bartels, T. n, Roht. Green, J. Alcee Cad. J. T. Broussard. I. Vanslyke, presented his ion and oath of office, was as a member. !iion of J T Broussard, re that the oaths of jury of free. be recorded for the two passed at meeting of the 8th th 1886, and with this correc inutes of last meeting adopt rdinance to prohibit the sale, rteror exchange of spiritu intoxicating liquors or mer se (with certain exceptions) days, etc., was offered and as follows : AN'/ ORDI..INCE. inmnce to prohibit the sole, barter or exchange of spiritu and intoxicating liquors and handise, (with certain excep on Sundays within the lim the parish of Vermilion in ing the town of Abbeville, lzxing a penalty for violations isOrdinance, and providing the enforcement of the same. it resolved and ordained by lice Jury of the parish of lion. at th...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 1 May 1886

Wheare Crators Fail. It has fr'oIrwehtlV hbrn a matter of surprise that mnan!y clever and even bi'iiiaiit n iten, whose oratoric al gifts on a ltpuile platformn or in an ofter-dinnler ispeecli have lnever been qulestioned, are -se:;ccly l.ar from a fter bei, electeId to) Con. gross. Their coltitueits had holed that in this new sp here ,of activ ity the energies of their favorites would expand and their talents shine resplendent, refleeting lustre upon the district by whose suffra ges the mnemller was elected; bit in this they are too often disap poinited. Tihe able anid eloquentl gentleman hay "found hii level." That this experience is not new it deliberative bodies is explained by and old English parliamentarian in a letter to the London ''itmes. "Very ordinary are the causes," he says, "that reduce the great plat form orator-the apllaunded by thousands-into an insignificant and ineffective speaker.' lie misses in his cramped seat, the comforts and conveniences of the latforim; he ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 8 May 1886

voL. XXVIIi. ABBEVILLE, LA,, SATURDAY, MAY '8. 1880. :O. 46. p HY S II.1J3V'S Boring to keep mbreast of the times regarding Mediciue, Surgery, Obstetrics, and kindred topics, should at once subscribe for the Nashville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. BRIGGS, M. D., EDITOR. Only $2 per annum. Oldest medical jour nal in the South. Able corps of contributors. A.. . H.4SSLOCRK, Publisher, Nashville, rennessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, - - - - - LA GiENEAL BLAOKS}HITH WORK --;.--e KINDS OF MACHINERY BEPAIRED. Gins and Gin STINDS PUT UP IN ORDER AND REPAIRED! ENGINES TAKEN DOWN, PUT _UL AND REPJAIRED! AIL KINDS OF IRON WORK DONE. In short order and guarranteed. MIy Corn Mill will run regular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention will be given to all order. sent by mail. Feb. 68,'86,-tf. for working people. send 10 cents postage, and we will mail you free, a royaf 1 1 valuable sample box ,,l gnsde thlt will put you in the way of waking more money, in a few days than you ever thoug...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 8 May 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT ABBEVILL , -BT E. I. ADDISON, Editor & Proprietor. 2 .0-----.PER YEAR......$ 250 ADVIRTI'IING RATES Advertisements will be inserted at one dollar eand iftly cents P square (one inch of space or lene), for the first, and seventy ive cents for each subsequent iu sertien, for any time under one mouth. Nor longe. periods as fglow s: SlMItUL or o UREsa. 1 mn. -n. i . 6 y One ............ 37$ 71$ 9 $. 320 ''we .............. ..... 7 58 12 15 O2 Three................ . 71 00 171 21 30, 40 pour.................. 15600 2212 135 50 Flwe()e-col) .......... 161 261 30 43 60 en (-col) .............0C$ 45 65 75 100 fleen (X-ool).........., QO 60 75 ll 140 enty (1 l) ........ . 5 "75 ll0 18 200 Communicationl of a personal nature will be sharged double the regular rates, and mast be paid for rosrrItvLY In advance. Advertisements not markeI will be published until orbid, (if responsible,) and willbe charged accord agly. Saturday, May 8, 1886. Dr. Parker. a dentist f...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 8 May 1886

police Jury Proceedings. The Police Jury of the parish of 'Vermilion met at the court house, in tbhe town of Abbeville, on this 12th dayof April 1886. Members present " Howard Hoff _poir, president, H. H. Bartels, T. j. Morgan, Robt. Green, J, Alcde Iehlane and J. T. Broussard. Win. L. Vanslyke, presented his aEmmission and oath of office, was Admitted as a member. On motion of J T Broussard, ire .olved that the oaths of jury of free holders be srecorded for the two roads passed at meeting of the 8th of March 1886, and with this correc tion minutes of last meeting adopt. ed. An ordinance to prohibit the sale, gift, barter or exchange of spiritu ous and intoxicating liquors or mer chandise (with certain exceptions) on Sundays, etc., was offered and passed, as follows: ./.A ORD VINA CE. An Ordinance to prohibit the sale, gift, barter or exchange of spiritu ous and intoxicating liquors and merchandise, (with certain excep tions) on Sundays withip the lim its of the parish of Vermilion ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 8 May 1886

A Comet For. Early Risers. Prof. E. E. Barnard, of the Vanderbilt University Observatory, writes to the Nashlille (Tenn.) American. under date of the 8th inst., "1 w'sh to call attention to the fact that we now have a naked-eye comet in our mornine skies. The comet discovered by Fabry at Paris, France, on Dec, 1 last was quite easily seen as a hazy star with faint tail in the northeastern sky. With the telescope the comet was a beautiful object, with a tail some five degrees or six degrees long, very slender and neatly shaped. A bright star-like nuo'ens shone in the head and was surrounded by a nobulons glow of light. A group of small stars could he seen some distance back of the head, shining though the gonzy train without any perceptible diminution of their lustre. The comet promises to he a conspicuous object in a few days, as its brillancy is now only sixty times that of discovery and it will rapidly increase up to the 29, at which time it will he brightest. The comet will then ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 15 May 1886

.7§- 4ev 41B i"Y rbtt VOL. XxvlI. ABBEVIILE, I,, iA, SATURIDAY, MAY 15. ISSO. 0. 47. IPHYSIC I. JVS dedin g to keep ahreast of the times regarding Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, and kindred topics, should at once subscribt for the Nashville OURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. BIIIGGS, M. D., EDITOR. Only fJ' per annum. Oldest medical jour nal in the South. Able corps of contrilbutors. HI..4. II.SSLOCK, Puldisher. Nashville, reunnessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, - - - - - LA GENERAL BLAQOKSMITH WORK -AND ALL KINDS OF MACHINEP.Y REPAIREU. Gins and Gin STINDS PUT UP IN ORDER ANDI REPAIRED! ENG1NES TAKEN DOWN, PUT ,...,U[P.AND REPA.\IRED ! ALL .KINDS OF IRON WoiLK DONE. JM s'ort order and guarranteed. M1y Corn 1Mill will run regular eviery SATURDAY. Prompt attention will be given to all orders sent by mail. Feb. 6, :86,tf. forworking ,eopjlie. bend 10 cents postage, and we will mail you free, a royaf valu'hlle s;mple box o1 t)otis that will put you in the way of uaking more mon...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 15 May 1886

Whc peiridoi~nd PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT ABBEI, VILLiE, -bY E. I. ADI)ISON, Editor & Proprietor. $2 50-----PER YEAR....... 250 ADVECRTISING RATES: Advertlsements will be inserted at one dullar and ffty cents ~i square (1,e inch of space or less), for the first. and seventy-five cents for each subseqnunt in sertion, for any time unuder one month. For longe periods as follows: One.....- ........... ... 3 7.1$ 7I $1 3 20 'l'woe . ...... .... 7 5o 12 1 .5 22 30 T'hreer .. ........ ..... 1 00I 17r 20 30 4b our o.................. 02 168 r ve'i-eoe) O -...........o t 0+ 2l be 41 eO S( e.l) eo i ............ 30,. 00 4tll 55 75 100 luty ( col)........ . 55 OOi 75 901 135 200 "communtcations of a personal nature will be charged double the regular rates, and must be paid for POetIBaLt in advance. Ad vertisements not market will be published until arbid, (ni responsible,) and will be oharged aecord utly. Saturday, May 15, 1886. revere : The House was less fortunate than the Senate. Thr...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 15 May 1886

Saturday, May 15, 1886. The recent Ordinance of the Po lice Jury termed the Sunday Law is now undergoirg a legal scrutiny. A test case Parish vs Solomon Wise was tried before Judge Labauve on Tuesday. Mr. IR. P. O'Bryan appear ing for the defendant, and Robt. C. Smedes and W. W. Edwards for the plaintiff. The arguments were 35id to be quite heated. Judge La ave iakes the case under advise ent until this morning when a de cision is expected. It will hardly e final as both parties stand ready o carry it to the court of last re ort. Last Saturday night a row with tal results occurred at a ball on ]r. P. U. Leblanc's plantation oot 9 miles from Abbeville. Jos. Sadreanx and Balthazaar Dela ssaye became involved in a diffi ty, Boudreaux knocked Delahous ye down twice when the latter w his revolver and fired killing dreaux almost instantly. Next orning he came to town to deliver imself to the authorities, but after short consultation with his attor changed his mind and left for rts unknown...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 15 May 1886

The Wealth of the South. A Western nman who has been a close observer of the South, that well known orator, Col. Peter Donnan. has this to say of it in a private letter to a friend in this city: "You ought to be the richest and mnst prosperous region :nill people on God's earth today Louisiana alone has more natural nalvautages and resources than any two of the great North-western States anmi Territo ries put together. So has Tennessee, so has Kentucky, so has Alabama. Why don't the people of these States go to work and boom to the amaze ment of themselves and all the world ? This. is a Western view of the situation here, and a very correct one. It is only recently that the wealth of the South is fnllyapprecia ted We were not a little surprised at it ourselves at first, and the peo. pie of Louisiana could scarcely believe that their State possqesed valuable minerals until it was proved to them beyond the possibility of .a doubt. In every field, the South has shown itself rich. It po...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 22 May 1886

t erihiou IOL. XXVI11. ABBEVILLE, LA., SATRIIDAY, lAY t,. 1880. O. 48 mmi 0. to khop brast of the times sgarding ; urg rj, Obstetiices .nd kindred topics. ~oda sat once subscribe for the Nuasville Ol-AIAL @f MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. BRIGGS, M. D., EDITOR. .a~ly per annum. Oldest medlsaljour aul in the South. Able corps o contributors. H..A . H. SSLOCK, Puldisker, Nashville, renneasee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, A3BEVILLE, - - - - - LA "gnmAL 3LAOKSYITr wORK --AND ALL- KINDS OF MACHINERY .,Gins and Gin UP IN ORDER AND I EPAIRED ! INES TAKEN DOWN, PUT S1EaS OF IaRON WORk DONE, a..i rlt order amd.guarrameed. Corn Mill will mregular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention 'ill be given to all rdeis dent by mail. Feb. S,.'86,;tf. ofr working people. Send 10 cents postage, and we will mall you free, a roys. valuable sample box of that will put yea in the way of ing more money, in. a few days yes ever thought poseible at any Capital not required. You, S e at bome and work in spare S eonly, or all t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 22 May 1886

T :hct ` cridiontta. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY - A' A L'E 1F.ILL , ,', Fil. I :itor & I opriet lor. ?E'>, 50---- PER YEAR.... n 5ý0 ADVKRTI.1I(. RATES: A~ivertlNfr l'fty will Ih iusertt."l at ,ne. dtllir and flit} c .ntt id <lqrrr(' un ih of' 9uael tnr Ir .rt), for the tii t. anrd srivnty-tiine c enti for eacit titniiitntuiit iu t ,irt to i . i r:n j timn et itu indr o nte mii, ith. F ir lo ig i' jnt riot.j;1 ottoil trw: N" .O(. OF IAtF.. n. m. im. n. . .yr. S.-...... ... · · .... · .. . $ 3 75 7 SI I 1 $ 'O 'I'wo .... ... 70 _-'1'l . :,:,. er5 , -rl,ý .. . .... /111) 17 50 a' 40 Er "'" "" "o") " 'L °,U 4:3 fl x17v 70 14) . .. ..... ... 7.0, 1 ll 46 0;111 5 751 1041' 140 euty (I c, ) ....... .. 00 75 4. i 1:.! `.'o C(orntnlnication( ofr a personaL'l nature will be (harg,ld double the regular rates, and must be paid fur rot'IsrIVELY in advance. Ad verlistemeunt not inarkel will bepublished until ,rbid,l(if responsible,) and willbe charged accord agly. Saturday, May 2!, 1886....

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 22 May 1886

urday, May ??, 188(. r C `` }ýýýidion4I. 8oee Jury Proceedings. T ie Police Jury of the parish of milion nmet at the court house, in tow" of Abbeville, on this 10th 'of May 1886. embers present : Hroward Hoff air, president, II. 11. Bartels. T. Morgan, Itobt. Green, J. Ale6e ,. J. T. Broussard and W. Vanslyke. linates of last meeting read and geport of jury of free-holders, d and adopted and spread on the -autes, and said road declared to I public road. ate of Louiiiana, parish of Vermilion. We the undersigned, do solemnly ear to lay off and trace out a road commrnce at the west end of lee Kinney bridge leading out the farm of Robert Green, to the test case and advantage to the ple of the parish without favor affection to any person or persons. Robt. Green, Ambroise Toups, h Toups, Joseph liemaire, C. , ' ÷his. ll~a and Aurelliaen *Linaire. -. . maric A Srwro to and subscribed: efore tl itny office, on this at of A l+jsBNR5T MOST . P. fo The ftilloying free-holders were A worn to th...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 22 May 1886

Casting the Big Gum. AlOONSTER PIECE OF ARTILLERY MIADE IN SOUTH BOSTON The fourth attempt to cast the Mlast of the large rifles for the gov ernment was successfully made at the South Boston Iron Works tin der the supervision of Lieut. liorupi -of the army, and Lteut. Common. 'der Lyon, of the navy. Several other men prominent in military life witnessed the casting. l'hree, large 'fornances were used in the melting, each containing about 35 tons of ore. The'tires were started' at about 9 o'clock Sunday night and at 12:30 Monday afternoon the'iron 'was in condition to run. When the s.ignal to pour was given. The .gun pit had been most carefully 'prepared, and the core Which hung down into the middle of ,itwas one of the stoutest and best ever made. At the end of 22 minutes the metal had filled the pit, the;holes of the furnaces were .plugged, up -gutters that conveyed the ,metal from the furnaces to the gun cradle were soon emptied and the first shape of the last of the 5'4 ton rifle...

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