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Attention Given To Ballooning

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BaUooiiiDg is receiving a great deal of attcntion irom tho naval and military autborities both in England and France as a valuablo aid in land and marine movementa During tho recent naval maneuvers in the defense of Toulon, a reconnoitering balloon was used with gcxxi otloct day and night by tho aid of electricity, and now an experiment is being made with a navigable aerial ship for the eame purpose. . In England baflooning Ivas also attractcd attention, especially in connection with the new formation of troops for attaóking purposes. Almost daily asccnts aro m;w:lo at the training camp of Lydd for tho purposes of photography and observation. O - one occasion a inoving Daltoon was maue the taiet of a party of.guDncrs workinga twelvo pound Armstrong gun, with the result of ita teing blown to pieces after ratliox moro than a dozen síiots. So that the fiction of tho fatal duel between rival ballnons Í3 likely to bo rcalized


Ann Arbor Argus
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