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UNITED STATES NAVY.

THE BUILDING PROGRAMME.

WASHINGTON, February 6,

It is understood that the President has agreed to the two battleships standard. The,, Administration will endeavour to carry the shipbuilding programme on this basis through the House. 'Eear-Admiral Sigsbee, a former commander of the Maine, declared that the Panama Canal made it inevitable for the United States to have a young navy lest another country, with which the United States was warring should get control of the Canal, thereby inflicting a crushing blow on the United l States.

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UNITED STATES NAVY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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UNITED STATES NAVY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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