The Story of Panama; Hearings on the Rainey Resolution January 26-Feb. 4 Feb. 13-20, 1912 Volume 1-4

The Story of Panama; Hearings on the Rainey Resolution January 26-Feb. 4 Feb. 13-20, 1912 Volume 1-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...Telling two other aids, Cols. Jose M. Tovar and Alfredo Campusano, to close up the offices at headquarters and rejoin him at the barracks, Gen. Tovar, accompanied by Gen. Amaya and Gen. Castro, started for the barracks, where Huertas was with his troops. It was then half-past 4, and the news had spread rapidly all over the town that something was going to happen. Urged on by his wife and encouraged by Prescott, Amador had completed his arrangements. Arango had been sent to tell Dr. Carlos A. Mendoza, the leader of the liberal party, that the movement would take place the same day and ask him to get ready the manifesto and declaration of independence which he had been asked to draft with Dr. Eusebic A. Morales and Senor Juan A. Henrique. Amador had told Duque that the uprising would start at 5 p. m., and it had been decided to vary the original plan to the extent that the members of the fire brigade in answer to the skyrocket signal would go to the armory near the barracks, and that they would break in and distribute arms to the people and make their way to the Plaza de la Catedral and from hence to the barracks to talce the Colombian officers prisoners. l Headcjuartkrs Dist. ov Columbia Militia, lN' 11. f Washington, D. C., July 13, 1889. The following manual for pitching and striking tents is published for the "formation and guidance of the National Guard: COMMON TENT. 1. Required: Two upright poles and one ridge pole, twenty-four 16-inch pins and two hatchets. To Pitch the Tent. 2. With four men, designated alternately odd or even numbers. a. The even numbers, one at each end, place the ridge pole in the ridge of the tent. Each odd number inserts the iron spindle of an upright in the corresponding hole of the ridge pole and, assisted by an...show more

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  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584228
  • 9781236584229