United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Том 25,Део 2

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Страница 246 - with those whose occupations oblige them to undergo severe mental strains; with public speakers, and with all those who give to work a portion of the time needed for sleep. It soothes both stomach and brain, and for this reason, as well as for others, it is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.
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Страница 101 - which, fortunately, left at Santiago 1,700 sacks of rice intended for Havana, there would have been an absolute lack of provisions, as neither the merchants nor any one else attempted to import them. The last provisions entering the trading houses were brought by the steamer
Страница 128 - general, for every one knew that if the blockade should continue, the ruin of the city was imminent. I must state that while the ships of the hostile fleet were firing on Punta Cabrera and Mazamorra on the 7th,
Страница 246 - Baron von Liebig, one of the bestknown writers on dietetics, says :— "It is a perfect food, as wholesome as delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power ; but its quality must be good, and it must be carefully prepared. It is highly nourishing and easily digested and is fitted to repair wasted strength, preserve health, and prolong life. It agrees with dry temperaments and convalescents; with mothers who nurse
Страница 76 - BATTLES AND CAPITULATION OF SANTIAGO DE CUBA. (.Completed.) By LIEUTENANT JOSÉ MÜLLER Y TEJEIRO. Second in Command of Naval Forces of the Province of Santiago de Cuba. Translated from the Spanish.
Страница 98 - no more divisions, no more vessels, and that those six ships (if the destroyers may be counted as such) were all that could be counted on to oppose the American fleet, which consists of the following ships, not including those in construction, and taking into account only armored and protected ships—that is, those of the first and second classes:
Страница 129 - LANDING EXPEDITION APPEARS. June 16th.—Eighteen ships in sight. At 5.45 the hostile fleet opened fire. At 6.15 Punta Gorda commenced firing, but stopped shortly after. The greater part of the projectiles dropped close to the Spanish fleet. At 6.30 the fire became more intense. At
Страница 124 - day of June—a day which the inhabitants of Santiago will never forget. I might write pages about it, and even then would probably not give the faintest idea of what it really was. The hostile ships (see list of ships and armaments) had at least
Страница 170 - the protection of the Spanish fleet, which was already at some distance, and we maneuvered accordingly. One of the projectiles struck one of the hatches of the boiler ventilators, thereby reducing the pressure and consequently the speed of the ship. By this time the

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