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• • Photographic Experiments. United' States engineers,” observes the Prpiqgraphic " News, “ resently photo- - graphed .the explosion of a wreck, which .was blpwn td pieces by submarine, charges of dynamite, - toasoortain, among other things, how long the spectacle really lasted.' The result was ' exceedingly in-teresting.;-There, w.eto six cameras employed, and- the instant of the explosion, ss ahsothe several instants when the exposures weya made by shutters, were electrically timed by the chronograph. A photograph taken one-tenth of a second ofto tlift- explosion . showed the vessel broken Sod a oolnnm pf; water 70ft high ; a photograph secured I’s seconds after , the ipstatit of.explosion showed a column of water 160 ft high ; a-third photograph, !

itokdb' ( 2u3'" second* after, showed the . column at Us full height of 180 ft, while' fragments <*f wreckage were in the air, hut npne bad fallen to disturb the surface of the watbr; a foiiith taken 3.3 seconds showed the column falling and the surface of. the water disturbed ; while a. fifth photograph, secured 4 3 ... seconds after, showed that all was over.; TQWN edition > tlt&ued at 4.30 p.ru. • , . .• New Advertisements. ■ TXT ANTED <to purchase—A MILCH VV ' GOAT, .in full profit. Apply, •.Office .of"this Paper. > ; CHURCH, Camerpn , »/ "street,—The Rot.. W, Kea’l Will . jj, preachinithe above Church TO-MOR K O.W . * ' Morning at 11.; Mr J, E. Buchanan in >’;■ '4bnEvenisg at &30.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 802, 25 November 1882

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 802, 25 November 1882

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