Qualified Sailors, Nets and Institutionalization
Note: the MSNBC photo is of an oil barge explosion on Staten Island in 2003.
Its motto, as printed in the upper left-hand corner of the front page, is:
"All the news that's fit to print."
Anti-Submarine Net - August 27, 1915
A novel protection against submarines, in which a net is used, has been evolved by an American inventor, J. H. Reinhardt of East Orange, N. J., and although he is of German descent, Mr. Reinhardt sent an outline of his plan to the British Admiralty several months ago.
Wire Protection Will Be Strung from Sandy Hook to Rockaway. TO SHUT OUT U-BOATS Will Cross the Three Ship Channels February 10, 1917
A submarine net was rigged from Staten Island's Miller Field across the Narrows to prevent German submarines from attacks in New York Harbor during WWII.
Election FRAUD - January 9, 1894
BOSS M'KANE'S GAME EXPOSED; HOW FRAUDULENT VOTES WERE POLLED
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Question - (On being qualified) What Institution did the following describe, and who was qualified for admission?
The first building was erected in 1831-32, and during the year following, fifty seamen were admitted to the Institution. Since that time, it has provided for nearly nine thousand sailors.
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