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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 29 May 1886

'iOa,. XXV11i. ABIBEVILE¥,I, LA.), '4ATUR IIiAY. -1',%1, MY I . o .. 0. 9. p H YSIC I./3 J'S inltga to keep abreast of the times regarding Mediciie. Surgery, Obstetrics, and kindred topics, sho.ld at once subscribe for the Nashville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. RthIIGGS, M. D.. EDITOR. Only $2 per annum.i Oldest medical jour S ial in the Sonth. utble corps of c·1,"tribhn to rs. . .. H.IIASSLOCK. PLbNi.her. Nashville, ftetmnessee. dOHN A. BROOKSHRER, ABBEVILLE, ----- LA GENERAL BLAOKSMITI WORK -AND ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY REPAIRED. Gins and Gin ST1NBT PUT UP Iti ORDER ANDI REPAIRED! ENGINES TAKEN DOWN, PUT UP AND REPAIRED! ALL KINDS OF IRON' WoIIK PONE. In short order and guarranteed. My Corn' Mill will run regular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention will e given to all orders sent by mail. Feb. 6,'86,- if. for working feopiie. send l0 cents postage, ant, we will mail you free, a royaf valuable sample bhx i1l egoous th..t will put you in the way of luaking more mnoncy, in a f...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 29 May 1886

the Al ridional. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT AIBBE V-ILLE, -BY E. I. ADDISON, Editor & Proprietor. "' 50-...-..PER YEAR ...... 2 . 0 ADVERTISIN RATES: Advertisements will be inserted at one dollar and fifty cents - square (one inch of space or less), for the itrat, and seventy-five eents for each suusequent in enrtion, frr any time under one mouth. For longe periods as follows: :nMnFB OF 5QUtAR. 1 ti . 2 n . j 3 n. i n. I y. TZT....... ... ... $375 .$ $ 9$13$°0 'I'wo .................... 7 50 1 51 1 Thre........ ........ . 11 1 1 201 40 Jolr .................150f 12 "b 311 5 pivse(col) ...........1 0 0 26 30 4n 60 eni ('.-cnl) ............ 30 CO 45 5 751 100 te col...... 45 00 64) 75 1001 40 enly (1 coil)........ 55 00 75 90j 135 100 Cnmmunicationl of a personal nature will be charged double the regular rates, and must be paid for PosITyIVsL in advance. Ad vertisements nOt marked will be published until orbid, (if responsible,) and will be <harged accord ugly. .Saturday, May...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 29 May 1886

a turda, May 29, 1886. police Jury Proceedings. The Police Jury of the parish of. Vermilion VUet at the court house, in the town of Abbeville, on this 10th dayof lfOay 1886. yembers present : Howard Hoff pauir, oresident, H. H. Bartels. 'T. J. ~lrgn., Rlobt. Green, J. Aleee yellau. J. T. Broussard and W. L. Vanslyke. "Minutes of last meeting read and adopted. Report of jury of free-holders, read and adopted and spread on the minutes, and said road declared to be a public road. state of Lbuisiana, Parish of Vermilion. We the undersigned, do solemnly swear to lay off and trace out a road tn commence at' the west end of Coulee Kinney bridge leading out to the farm of Robert Green, to the greatest case and advantage to the pelple of the parish without favor ;r eaection to any person or persons. Robt. Green, Ambroise Toups, Joseph Toups, Joseph Lemaire, C. his Sellers and Aurellien x Lemaire. :i tunaRn Sworn to and subscribed before e at my office, on this the Let of March 1886. ERNREST ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 29 May 1886

Texan Snakes. ''The largest rattlesnakes in Texan oil the lower R1io Grande, where they sometimes atta:li the lengtlh .of twelve feet an'ad ate heavy in propor tion. The Hnnalle.,t are the "linruedJ" rattlesnakes of A rizonia. New Mexico and SoutlheIrn Calitornia, which feidlom reach at leuirth of two feet They have two little excre-eenvces over the eyes and are full of devil tient. They have rattles, but sel 4iomn use them preferrinz to liec half hidden in tl:e sand until steplped on, when they iremonstrate. The can1l o(itl deeissert" is also srr.ali, and prletends to lie on nelithborly term0 s w'il the prairie do", whose hblrows lie occupies. I have reason to he lieve that when the rattlesnake ili~erts himself in the bosom of a prairie dog's family he does so on tradutleint groi rids a mid is n willinigly - natertained. The lrairie dog carries ,no life inlsurance niind can not afford a quarrel, anid thie snake is meani enough to take the advantage of" him. There is a little browna...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 5 June 1886

VOL. XXVIIL A.BBEVILLE, LA,, SATURDAY, JUN-E 3. IS80. --..-0. 10 Ii. XXV11L A BBEVILL~, LtA., SABTURDA~Y, JUNE' 3. 1880. 10. So. p H YICI S J to keep kbreut of the timeI rearrdi. Medieine; Surgery, Obstetriel end kindred topics, o-.lId st ease subseribe for the Nashville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. BRIGGS, M. D., EDITOR. O~ly p per annum. Oldest medical our nal in the South. Able corps of contributors. .. 11. H.,1SSLOCK, Publisher, Nashville, Tennessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, _BBEVILLE, - - - - - LA QIIEBAL BLACKSMITH WORK -AND ALL IKIDBD OF MACHINEBY REFPAIRED. Gins and Gin STIINS f iT UP I ORDER AND REPAIRED! ZINGINKS TAKEN DOWN, PUT SUp P AND REPAIR6t - A £RlWD OF IRON WoRK DONE, a .Art order n.d giwerrmted. My Corn Mill will e regular every ,SATURDAY. Prompt attention ill be given to all .sers sent by mail. . i3 working people. bend 10 I cents postage, and we will mail yoe free, a royaf. waluable sample box ol that will put you in the way of more money, in a few days &...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 5 June 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT A I EVILLF - E. I. ADDISON, Editor & Proprietor. Sr,.---...... PR YEAR......I'E j.O ADVEflTISIMG ILaTiSP Advertismmnlts will be inserted nt nne. dollar and Shfy e4nIJ te rqultr (eec Inch of aIaCetu Or.leol.,or the ,first. and eeveity-flve cents for each eubleeglont In sertion, franv tneo uinder one month. For longe :periods as follows : NUMBIIEIR (OF SQIUAIES. I Ut. 2120.1 3 ini 1in.; lyr. oe 9..................... 3 S5 7 $ 9 $ 121 '2f 'TWOI. . .A 12' ;.. .1 2' :.0 Three....... . . 11 0 17 1 , 41 otr. . . ... 15 00 2 ; ;2' 20 5. Ii ve j-eocl)l ...........· 18 II R 2j 4 . :1 en (4i-col) .. .......... 10 4)' 4: 5 ·r IN) ftcenu (/-co:)........... 4, (1(A 6111 75, 1(0) kfl euty (I col) ....... .. fh)i 75 .10 125 Comrmunicttions of a personal rature will be chargetd doable the regular rates, and wust be paid fur PoSITIVELY I ad v1nce. Advertlrementt tott inarkel will be pnhlisbed unt Il nrb,11, (if responsible,) and will be charged rccord Ogly. laturday, ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 5 June 1886

ate .T1ui : 1886 SatflrtlaYt Juue__5L jS~i;:. Police Jury Proceedings. The Police Jury of the parish of TernuitioiiIn mett t the court house, in the town of Abbeville, on this 10th day of Iay 1886. [Member. present : Howard Hoff )asir, president, II. Q1. Bartels. T. J. Morgan, Robt. Green, J. Alc o Jhllanc. J. T. Broussard and W. L. Vanslyke. 3linates of last meeting read and adopted. Report of jury of free-holders, read and adopted and spread on the minutes, and said road declared to be a public road. State of L.ouisiana, Parish of Vermilion. We the undersigned, do solemnly swear to lay off and trace out a road to commence at the west end of Coolee Kinney bridge leading out to the farm of Robert Green, to the "reatest case and advantage to the 1e-ople of the parish without favor or affection to any person or persons. Robt. Green, Ambroise Toups, Joseph Toups, Joseph Lemaire, C. his Sellers and Aurellien x Lemaire. ,maru Sworn to and subscribed before rmeat ay olffice, on this the I...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 5 June 1886

The New Hampshire forestry commission, in a report to the legislature, recommend as a means of preventing damage to forests by -fires that the selectmen of towns be ,constitued "fire commissioners "for their respective towns, with authori ty to appoint watchmen and patrols when on account of the dryness of the secson, they may deem it expe "dient to prosecute parties who may set fires contrary to law and to permits for burning brash or -wastc material during the summer season The commission also recommend that all persons be forbidden under penalty to set fires between the Ist of October in any pasture, field or other place, for the pnrpose of ,of clearing the land, if such mater ial to be burned be within a mile 'of any forest, without first obtain ing a writtin permit from at least one of the seectmen; to make all off offenders hable in a bivil action to any person injured by fire set without such permit for the amount ,of damage sustained; 'When an application is made ior a permi...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 12 June 1886

YOU. XXYIII. ABBEVILLE, LA., SATURDAY, JUNE1 12. 1880. AOe. a1. PHYSICIAJNS -jodg to keep .breat of the times regarding Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, end kindred topics, bnould at once subscribe for the Nashville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. S. BRIGGS, M. D., EDITOR. Only $ per annum. Oldest medical jour Iatl in the South. Able corps of contributors. ../ . H.ASSLOCK, Publisher, Nashville, fennessee. dOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, - - - - - LA GQNBBAL BLAOKSMITH WORK -AND ALL K INDS OF MACHINERY REPAIRBED. Gins and Gin STINDs IT UP IN ORDER AND REPAIRED! ENQY1NES TAKEN DOWN, PUT ALL KINDS OF IRON • WoRK DONE, In shkrt order and guarranteed. My Corn Mill will run regular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention will be given to all orders sent by mail. Feb. 6,'86,-tf. for worsking people. send 10 cents postage, and we fU will mail you free, a royalf. Ivaluable sample box ol gends that will put you in the way of asking more money, in a few days than you ever thought possible at any b...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 12 June 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT AB E EVILLE, - - BD E. I. ADDISON, Editqr & Proprietor. $..........PER1YE&R...... 8.' 05 ADVERTISING RAVES. "Adi.tlsements will be inserted at one doller ane S nfatr 1 se e qua.toene'1h o csur Iss). forte 1.e1, 4t. us vea 4ve eeat for adh sub sequestin *ortionl freny tme under ouoe mouth. For longe perlo4s as follows: *osa WOM 01 QUASBE. 1 m. 12m. Smn. 16 ..lyr. e,,............... "375i 7$ 9.525.20 .wo................ 13 1rl2J 7 22 20 'yhr l.... ...... ..... 1100 17 20 30 40 nnr................. 15 00 1 2L6 14 50o etl 41 · )) ......... 75 9o 135 '2 Comurnleations of a personal nature will be bsiargd double the regular rates, and must be paid f4er P.omIvre in advance. A6vertisementa nnt marked will be published until f.ld, (if responsible,) and will be charged aceord Saturday, June 12, 1886. Mowing grass in the court house yard has commenced. Tuesday was St. Medard's Day. and Abbeville was almost .looded by a rain storm of 4 hours duration. Presid...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 12 June 1886

Saturday, June 12, 1886. police Jury Proceedings. The Police Jury of the parish of Vermilion met at the court house, in the town of Abbeville, on this 10th day of May 1886. Members present: Howard Hoff. auir, oresident, . H. Bartels. T. J. Morgan, Robt. Green, J. AlcBe Leblauc. J. T.. Broussard and W. . Vanslyke. Minutes of last meeting read and idopted. Report of jury of free-holders, read and adopted and spread on the aioutes, and said road declared to be a public road. State of Louisiana, Parish of Vermilion.) We the undersigned, do solemnly usear to lay off and trace out a road to commence at the west end of Coulee Kinney bridge leading out to the farm of Robert Green, to the greatest ease and advantage to the people of the parish without favor or affection to any person or persons. * Robt. Green, Ambroise Toups, Joseph Toups, Joseph Lemaire, C. t his setllred Ardlliena x Lemaire. mark Seort :to and subscribed before nrat my ofeice, 'on this the 1st of M"ach 18. ERaEsT rMON'AGNW...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 12 June 1886

Another Religious Crank. r A Singular stori comes from Ca ,tooa Co., Ga. On the large farm of J. N. Wilson, eight miles trom ir.ii city, there, re-ides a young !narnmer named Win. Westbrook, with his family consisting of his wife and three children, lie re cently attended a aeries of reli gious meetings and finally ibecame violently in-ane on that subject. A few days since he startled his family by announcing that God had commanded him to offer up their son as a sacrifice. .His wife remonstrated with her insane .hu band, who finally agreed to pray the Lord to spareshis child as Ja cob of old had done. Westbrook returned in a short time and stated that the Lord had favorably con sidered his prayers and the child's life would be spared. He added, however, that God had demnaaded that instead of offering up the lit tie boy as a sacrifice, that he must cat off all the toes of his own right foot. .The family gave no ,heed to his rambling talk, but five minutes later they were horrified to...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 19 June 1886

v (1 Y!. XXVIII. ABBEVILLE, LA,, SATURDAY, JUN. 19.. iOss.. SI -I PHYSIC I4J.S ehring to keep abreast of the times regardiog Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, and kindred topics, anald 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. H. .R. ILMSSLOCK. Publisher. Nashville, Fennessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, - - - - - LA GENERAL BLACKSMITH WORK -AND ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY REPAIRED. Gins and Gin PUT UP IN ORDER AND REPAIRED! 'EGINES TAKEN DOWN, PUT! .:UP AND REPAIRED! ALL, KINDS OF IREON WORK DONE, In short order und guarLranteed. My Corn Mill will run regular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention will be given to all orders sent by mail. Feb.4,'6,.tf. 10 cents postage, and we will mail you free, a royaf. f valuable e.;aple box ol -goods that will put you in the way of making more smoney, in a few days tha byea ever thought possible at any business. Ca...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 19 June 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT AB 3E IiVJ V LE . - IT E. I. ADDIONK, Editor & Proprietor. •s 50. PER YEAR .... 5. 0 ADVIERTIBING RATES: Advertieen)te nbill be ins.erted at one d,,llnr .rd 'ifty cents " ,jloar0 (one Inch of apace or less), for t:ho ',iret. and scventy-five ceats for rac.h subsaquoet in aertuon, for any time under ono month. For longe. perimod as follows: NUarntf of ntojt&sIU>. l an. 2n..!lIn. 1tm. 11¶r. i.. ... 50 7 $ $ I$ii hargei ol....... the regar t......... em, and must be p r .................... 1in ad ance. (i +gl"ve(',i-,:,,) ............ [ N 1)0 26 30 431 4) ,.n (6,-c1l ... .......... / co 45 55 751 00 fct.'(7i-lcI ....... 45, 0N 1 75 185140 f .ly (1 ..- ) ....... .... . 0) ) 1 5 20 C:utwnnlllieatioII4 of a persollal nature will 1K" • hargiwli double th- regular rates, and must ber pal! tfor PonrIIVECV in advance. Adverti-ementtnot marked will be pnlliahed lltil orbid, (if responsible,) and will be charged accord ,ngly. :Saturday, June 19, 1886. Th...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 19 June 1886

he gaidioal. 8aturday, June 19, 1886. police Jury Proceedings. The Police Jury of the parish of Vermilion met at the court house, in the town of Abbeville, on this 10th dayof May 1886. Members present : Howard Hoff air, president, H. H. Bartels. T , organ, Robt. Green, J: Ale&, blaneJ. T. Bronssard and W. Vanslyke. Mdinutes of last meeting read and adopted. Report of jury of free-holders. read and adopted and spread on the wioutes, and said road declared to .e a public road. ate of Loniiana, pi'ish of Vermilion. We the undersigned, do solemnly wear to lay off and trace out a road to commence at the west end of Coulee Kinney bridge leading out tothe farm of Robert Green, to the greatest case and addintage to the people of the parish without favor or affection to any person or persons. Robt. Green, Ambroise Toups, Joseph Toups, Joseph Lemaire, C. his Seleras ad Aurellien x Lemaire. martk Sworn to and subscribed before es.tmy office, on this the let of March 1886. En.EST MoNTAdNE, ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 19 June 1886

Pungent Paragraphas. When seme politicians are weigh. 'ed they are found wanting--every office in which there is a vacancy. England's puzzle and Pat's char ade: "You rouse my first by ask ing rent for my second, and my whole is my country. Wife--'I have been returning calls this afternoon and have had a delightfud time." Husband-- "The Jadies unusually goossipy, I suppose?' Wife--"No- I found them all out. "Do you .eover sweep under the 'Bed?', inquired the head of the family of her young domestic while examining the spore room. "O, 3 es, often. It' so uauch easier than a dlust.pan, you know," replied the servant. When one speaks of the "'good ,ld times," lie generally refers to ,the times 'before he was born. It can not he that he would have us understand that his coming upon the stage had:anything to do with 'banishir.g the "good old times" aforesaid. An uptown chemist recently ana lyzed a can of strawberry jam and was surprised to find no trace of strawberries. Thnis is genius. A...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 26 June 1886

it he_ _ v____i_ _ ___ L J VOL. XX 'X. ABBEVILLE, LA., SATUIDAY, JUNE 26. IS6. No. PHYSIC IS.NS eoridng to keep abreast of the times regarding JMedicine, Surgery, ObstetriCs, and kindred topics, abould at once subseribe for the Nashville JOURNAL of MEDICINE & SURGERY, C. 8. B:IGGS, M. D., EDITOR. Only $ per annum. Oldest medical jour ital in the South. Able corps of contributora. H. .1. 4HSSLOCK. Publisher. Nashville, renuessee. JOHN A. BROOKSHIER, ABBEVILLE, - - - - - LA 0ENERAL BLAOKSMITH WORK -AND ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY E PAIR E D. Gins and Gin :jT UP IN OIRER AND R: EPAIRED! UP ANO RIEPAIRED SJL iNDS OF IRON. WORK .ONEo,,. In shlot order au gurr uis'd. ,My Corn Mill will .run regular every SATURDAY. Prompt attention Swill be given to all drders sent by mail. Feb. 6,-'16,-tf. for working people. wrnd 10 eeni. ,ostag.e, and wi will mHil you free, a royaf l valuale semple btx ,I1 gielsa th.t wit put you in tiro way of malking more umonry, in a fuw days :tk.u yeO ever tholght po...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 26 June 1886

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY -AT ABBE VILLF - -BY E. I. AI)DISON, Editor & Proprietor. $ 50-...... PER YEAR...... .2 GO) Advertisements will be inserted at o'e d-ll'r and ifty cents 1 square (orne inch of space or less), for tle arst. and seventy-five cents for each subsequent in sertlon, forany time under one month. Fur longe periods as follows: NIrBEor O SQUARE.. 1 m. Q1. . ti m f.1..'lr. One ..... *7 7 7 $ 13 J te wo............... .$..51 2 $5I , 9 2 I0 Three.......... ......11 00 17 t 30,t 4 r .............. ... 15 00 21 ,I S Five('-col) ............ 00 ' O 1 301 41 .U n (t-eonl) ............. /0 oCA 43 ,5: 100 fteen (3.Col........... 4DO 5 701) 100 1401 enty (ieol) ......... 55 00 751 90i L;5i :v0 "Communicationsl of a personal anature will be charged double the regular rates, and must be paid for POStnTIVLY lI advance. Advertisementsnot marked will be published until orhld, (if responsible,) and will be charged accerd ugly. Saturday, June ~6, 1886. The French Benevelent Societ...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 26 June 1886

so,trday', June 26, 1886. -- -...a-7t. . ..a folice Jry Proceedings. Tihe Police Jury met at tae court se, in the town of Abbeville, on u ies 14th day of June 1886. 1lenmbbs present : II. II. Bartels, T. J. Morgan, J. A. Leblanc, J. T. Broassard and W. L. Vanslyke. Absent : I. IIoffpauir, president, -od Robt Green. On motion, J. T. Broussard was :,elected to act as president pro tern. The minutes of last meeting were read and adopted. On motion of T. J. Morgan, re olved that the Clerk record in the proceedings of this body of to-day. 1he report of a jury of free holders },iig off a public road in the 4th police Jury ward, as published in ,proceedings of this body January -th 188`." Report of a jury of free holders read and adopted and ordered apread on the minutes. State of Louiisiana, 'Parish of Vermilion. ), .',We, the undersigned freeholders of the said parish, duly appointed by & Police Jury of Vermilion Parish to rst.ttc a poblictroad" laid out in I881. which is in many pla...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Meridional. — 26 June 1886

A Hint For Our Navy. A meeting of the Institution of Naval A rchitects was recently hl-ld in Lndon. It was attended by manny co)nstruItors of Great Britain. One 'if the most inmporta;t subjects disPcu-sed wxiy tie lspeed of war vessels. Adm(niral Sir Aarlety (<C.ocr tcy said that duriun the lasIt six years it had been the purpo,(- of the B13rili-h naval ut'horities to make their irocnelad4 raster by one knot an hour than like vessels of any otlher ;nation; and the weight Sfopi nion wa.s usainst Vmakig any scrifice in speed ftIr the nsae of -other qualitiea. This fact is well worthy of atten tionr. on the part of those charged with the duty of constructingu a new navy for the United States. A hligh rate or speed is iinsisted upon Iby the greatest naval power in the world. Should we not jollow the exatnile of En.land in this respeci? Instead ottff' ilding glow tubs otught we nIwt to jhave war vessels, if t'heir number 'be few which can overtaike ainy other war vessels r8flat? The p...

Publication Title: Meridional, The
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