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The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 2, No. 11, March 17, 1898

A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,095 / 44 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 511
Added to site: 2006.08.20 14289

m> have been taken under water, by a man employed by the Board. These photographs are deemed very important, as the Board can get a much clearer idea of the position of the débris than they could from the descriptions of the divers. The belief is widely entertained that the Board will report that the disaster was caused by an explosion from the outside. How the two countries will act after such a report is delivered, can only be surmised. Of course, Spain will make her own thorough investigation; the divers have already been permitted to examine the wreck to a certain extent. It is very hard to believe that the Spanish Government had anything to do with the explosion. Individuals, acting for themselves and not in touch with the Government, probably "assassinated" the boat--if she was "assassinated." In that case, the United States can with justice claim an indemnity.

If, however, it can be proved that Spanish officers knew that there was a mine under the Maine, and did not take the trou



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