10 Inch Dissappearing Gun Carrages

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10 Inch Dissappearing Gun Carrages  - WAR MACHINES MUST GO EAST Western Coast...
WAR MACHINES MUST GO EAST Western Coast Defenses to be Sacrificed. That the Exposed Eastern Cities Cities may be Protected. Orders Received at the Niles Tool Works to Ship Oun Carriages Intended Intended for i'uget Sound, to Sandy Hook, Instead. Ten inch disappearing and gun ear rifi!(ey in process of iii'uuil'ctcture at tho Niles Tool works, are tj ba hurried to the Atlantic coast as soon as completed, instead of being distributed amon^ the fortifications in all parts of the country, as \va>; originally inteii'lf il. Orders to this tffect were remvert by wive from chief of ordnance. .Brigadier General A. (i. Fluffier, yesterday. Two carriages carriages nfarinj; completion were to havn H'mi: to Washington statB, to 1« used in the defenses i>[ Pngp.t Sound. 1'ufc Sandy Hook is considerably nearer lo Hpanieh waters, and the carriage's will {jo tin-re. It is believed that similar iuatmc lions Imvobi-en issued to all other lirn-a having contracts with thebnreau of oril- nanc'e, and Hint the jucssa^j received here ;;i'-rnilies that defensive work is bein^ concentrated on the "xposed portions portions of the eastern coast. I'niil further orders are. received all war munition-* prepareu at the Niles will be shipped, to the fast, Unusual activity now prevails in the ordnance oflioe at the Kiles. Inspector N. P. Hto.i-kwell, has been transferred to Alliance. O.. to superintend the contract contract recently secured by the Morgan Engineering company. He will be replaced replaced on Ivloniliiy by InHpector Henry Morgan, son of Copt. Morgan of the Kprii!g. r iel(l, Mass, arsenal, who will assist assist Inspector T. F. Flyun. Wm. Squire of this city has been added to tli6 force of inspectors and will probably lie station station with the Walker company of Cleveland Ohio. I

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  1. The Journal News,
  2. 08 Apr 1898, Fri,
  3. Page 15

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