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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Feb. 9 ......... 2 1 0 2 1 30 2 Earsdon, Feb. 9 .21 4 1 1 23 74 S Elswick and Benwell. Feb. 9 .4 1 0 3 2 11 1 Friar's Gorse. Feb. 9 .0 1 0 0 Subscribers-only content

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    PERSONAL NEWS. M. ARMAND CARREL.-It is with feelings of very sincere regret that we learn from Paris that M. Armand Carrel, editor of the National, expired at St Mand& on the morning of Sunday, in consequence of a wound Subscribers-only content

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    death. On the afternoon of Monday week a fatal accident occurred in the boiler works of Messrs Waterston, Brothers, at Elswick, by which Mr George Waterston, one of the partners in the works, was almost in- stantaneously killed. Application will Subscribers-only content

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    she died in the Newcastle infirmary. A curious case was brought into the infirmary on Saturday. A man living at Elswick, a village three or four miles up the river, was startled by the noise of the explosion, and leaping Subscribers-only content

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    arranged by Vice-Admiral Gordon, the commander- in~chief at Sheerness._-A new steel field gun, the invention of Mr Armstrong, of the Elswick works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, has been tried with eminent success upon Whitby Sands. It has all the precision of the Mini4 Subscribers-only content

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    bankers -June 10, IV., W., jun., and T. R. Williams, New- p(rt, Msonmoathstiire, bankers-June 10, J. and J. Waterston, Low Elswick, Nwveastle-upon.Tyne, samiths-Jene 10, J. Roberts (separate estate), Pentre, Flintstidre, corn dealer-June 10, J. Rhberts andT. Conway, Pentre, ilintshire, corn Subscribers-only content

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    these ob- servations it may he inferred that the manufacture of the rifle-cannon will he extensively carried out at the Elswick works. TnrE ARMAMENT or THE FLRET.-Captain Caffin, the Naval Di- rector-General of Artillery, en Tuesday visited Wodiwich Arsenal for Subscribers-only content

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    a German philosopher would say, e looks at the question subjectively, and not objectively. Of Sir William Armstrong's works at Elswick there is an account given, from which we quote a part: I saw brawny smiths forging chains link by Subscribers-only content

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    of invalids, women and children, and others. MoSCZnnLnora Naws.-One of Sir W. Armstrong's guns an SO- pounder, forged at the Elswick factory, was tested in the long range at Shoeburyness on Thursday week, in the presence of the Ordnance Select Subscribers-only content

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    Woolwich, it hae been decided, at a meeting of the select committee of the Arsenal, to manufacture forthwith, at the Elswick and Woolwich factories, a large number of rifled guns of various sizes-namely, of 100, 60, 25, 12, and 6 Subscribers-only content

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    supply under contract for one single factory, and that factory is at Elswick. The effect of this exclusive supply is to give a close monopoly to the Elswick factory. The con- struction of these guns is a very refined process Subscribers-only content

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    cost which would have been insignifi- cant when compared with the millions expended last year and this at Woolwich and Elswick. Now if the statement be true as made by Mr Bashley Britten at a meeting of the Society of Subscribers-only content

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    into which the Government officials were thrown when they found that your. strong contemporary had his eyes upon Woolwich and Elswick was considerable, and caused all Pall. mall to rush to Sir William Armstrong in dismay to exclaim, " Look Subscribers-only content

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    pay for General Peel's vagary in the shape of buildings and machinery, standing over full six acres of land, at Elswick, something short of a million of money. Now it is the general impression in the engineering world, that the Subscribers-only content

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    on him the honour of knighthood, bound itself in an indenture under heavy penalties to find full work for his Elswick factory, and appointed him the Inspector of Artillery to the nation. The Minister of War at the time absolutely Subscribers-only content

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    2001., the Duke of Northumberland 3001., the Earl of Durham 2001., Sir M. W. Ridley 1001., Messrsalell, Brothers, 1051., the Elswick Ordnance Ccmpany 1001., and Sir W.,G. Armstrong 50 guineas. It was stated at a meeting held at Newcastle yesterday Subscribers-only content

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    have to be reconstructed again in about two years. Sir George Lewis's reply to Mr Berkeley's question as to the Elswick monopoly has settled that matter. England shall have no more powerful guns than SirWilliam Armstrong can make, because it Subscribers-only content

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    i FAILURE OF THE ARMSTRONG PRINCIPLE. Sir,-When all England, led by General Feel, were blindly worshipping Sir William ArmstrOflg, setting him up as the greatest of engineers, the gun founler of the 19th century, binding all Governments in heavy Subscribers-only content

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    of the ury awards. The Government factories all get medals 'for perfection of workmanship ;" so does Sir William Lrmstrong's Elswick Ordnance Company, but only per- ection of workmanship is mentioned. The Whitworth guns nd rifles receive medals "for their Subscribers-only content

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    bound all successive Governments by indenture to pay a fine of 80,0001. if they failed to keep Armstrong's works at Elswick in full employment. Well, at an enormous, almost fabulous outlay of money, Sir William Armstrong has been employed in Subscribers-only content

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