In Far Eastern countries firearms are widely possessed and used.
and in the northern highlands yataghans and firearms are almost invariably carried.
In the 18th century, and early in the 19th, Norwich had a lucrative trade with the Atlantic ports and the West Indies, but later manufacturing became the most important industry; the manufactures including textiles, cutlery, firearms, paper, electrical supplies, printing presses, &c. In 1905 the factory products were valued at $6,022,391.
The manufactures of less importance are tussore-silk, paper, blankets, brass utensils, firearms, carpets, coarse cutlery and hardware, leather, ornaments of gold and silver, &c. Of minerals - lead, silver and copper exist in the Bhagalpur division, but the mines are not worked.
The principal imports are cotton goods, spirits, building material, firearms, hardware and salt.
Seventeen legislative proclamations were enacted in the first year dealing with the immediate necessities of the position, and providing for the establishment of a supreme and provincial court of justice, for the legalization of native courts of justice, and dealing with questions of slavery, importation of liquor and firearms, land titles, &c. In the autumn of 1901 the emir of Yola, the extreme eastern corner of the territories bordering upon the Benue, was, in consequence of the aggressions upon a trading station established by the Niger Company, dealt with in the same manner as the emirs of Nupe and Kontagora, and a new emir was appointed under British rule.
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Even when, on the invention of gunpowder and firearms, the bow had fallen into disuse as a weapon of war, the prohibition was continued.
China came to the rescue with 60,000 men, and six years of a gigantic and bloody war followed, in which Japan used firearms for the first time against a foreign foe.
When supplied with firearms by Europeans they reduced a number of other tribes to subjection and extended their dominion over most of the territory from the St Lawrence to the Tennessee and from the Atlantic to the Mississippi.
In 1803 a commission met to consider the state of the Dutch colonies, and advocated drastic administrative and commercial reforms, notably freedom' of trade in all commodities except firearms, opium, rice and wood - with coffee, pepper and spices, which were state monopolies.
company, to improve the system of defence, and to prevent the sale of liquor and firearms to the Indians, and through his persecution of Lutherans and Quakers, to which the company finally put an end.
Having encouraged a warlike spirit in his people and having introduced firearms, Kamehameha attacked and overcame the chiefs of the other kingdoms one after another, until (in 1795) he became undisputed master of the whole group. He made John Young (c. 1775-1835) and Isaac Davis, Americans from one of the ships of Captain Metcalf which visited the island in 1789, his advisers, encouraged trade with foreigners, 2 Their discovery in the 16th century (in 1542 or 1555 by Juan Gaetan, or in 1528 when two of the vessels of Alvaro de Saavedra were shipwrecked here and the captain of one, with his sister, survived and intermarried with the natives) seems probable, because there are traces of Spanish customs in the islands; and they are marked in their correct latitude on an English chart of 1687, which is apparently based on Spanish maps; a later Spanish chart (1743) gives a group of islands 10 0 E.
seems to be the first who made it an axiom that strongholds are only to be defended by artillery, the defence before his time having relied mostly on small firearms. He was the inventor of defence by a system of sluices, which proved of the highest importance for the Netherlands.
These conditions were that all rights of conquest acquired by the Fulani throughout Northern Nigeria passed to Great Britain, that for the future every sultan and emir and principal officer of state should be appointed by Great Britain, that the emirs and chiefs so appointed should obey the laws of the British government, that they should no longer buy and sell slaves, nor enslave people, that they should import no firearms, except flint-locks, that they should enforce no sentences in their courts of law which were contrary to humanity, and that the British government should in future hold rights in land and taxation.
The stream of arms flowing from Zanzibar to Muscat continued to increase in volume, and in 1892 no less than 11,50o firearms were landed at Muscat, of which more than half were at once reexported.
The possession of firearms places irresistible temptations in the path of unsophisticated and quick-tempered tribesmen.
One tradition relates how he retired from the world owing to the advent of firearms, which, he held, made strength and valour of no account in battle.
Whole tribes, such as the Beni-Sliman, are occupied in the iron trade; the Beni-Abbas made firearms before the French conquest, and even cannon are said to have been made by boring.
They were at first forbidden to engage in commerce or agriculture, to carry firearms, to possess or manufacture gunpowder.
trained to the use of firearms and drilled, and may be called upon to perform military duties.
The agitation over prohibition dates from 1868; the act of that year organizing a customs district forbade the importation and sale of firearms, ammunition and distilled spirits; the Organic Act of 1884 extended this prohibition to all intoxicating liquors.
Other important products were foundry and machine-shop products ($ 1, 749, 0 54); paper goods ($1,481,427, not including envelopes, which had an additional value of almost $700,000); cars, automobiles, firearms (besides the Federal arsenal there is the Smith & Wesson revolver factory); and printing and publishing ($1,165,544).
Among Batavia's manufactures are harvesters, ploughs, threshers and other agricultural implements, firearms, rubber tires, shoes, shell goods, paper-boxes and inside woodwork.
In simple terms, low powered air rifles are firearms but not subject to licensing.
Cambridgeshire is promoting the aims of the national firearms amnesty announced by the Home Office in March.
The whole subject of firearms seems a bit too arcane for the common man.
The invention of firearms and in particular the development of the sporting rifle dealt a near fatal blow to the breed.
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There were strict controls on firearms, chemicals and even film for moving pictures or photography.
Already 25 firearms and 49 rounds of ammunition have been handed in, as well as 48 other weapons including a deadly crossbow.
Serving police officers, police employees and registered firearms dealers cannot act as counter-signatories.
entrusted with certain vital duties for which reasonable fitness and a knowledge of firearms is necessary.
I work in a firearms unit and therefore have little to do with mobile phones and noisy exhausts.
How can a visitor to the UK possess firearms or shotguns?
Do not allow workers in these camps to possess unlicensed firearms.
They cater for antique firearms (or modern reproductions) of various types such as flintlock, percussion, single shots and revolvers.
Over the last decade various estimates have been made of the pool of illegal firearms.
firearms amnesty were agreed.
firearms offenses in 2002/03 was Hounslow with 39 more offenses.
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Sections 36 to 41 deal with the misuse of imitation firearms.
Property to the value of £ 100,000 was also seized, in addition to three replica firearms.
Antiques: All muzzle loading firearms, except those of " modern " manufacture.
hand over the operation to the firearms team.
In 2000 UK Home Office statistics calculated the firearms homicide rate per 100,000 population at 0.12.
The vehicles patrol the East and West of the county and come together when needed for a firearms incident.
The firearms on the wall in the Museum Rotunda are percussion cap muskets.
offenceStanbury, 20, of Walthamstow, east London, faces charges including attempted murder of a police officer and firearms offenses.
With changes in police firearms use policy they are now commonly shot with semi-automatic pistols.
These range from drugs and firearms to hardcore pornography and animal products from endangered species.
possession of firearms.
A large percentage of gun crime is carried out by people using replica firearms which are incredibly realistic.
The exports in 1898 were estimated at (480,000, the imports at (1,360,000, the former comprising agricultural produce, live stock, hides, wool, cheese, eggs, poultry, olive oil, valonia, sumach leaves, timber, skins of wild animals, silk, tobacco and salted fish, the latter manufactured articles, cloth, hardware, furniture, firearms, gunpowder, sugar, coffee, &c. The monopoly of Albanian commerce formerly possessed by Venice has descended to Austria-Hungary; the trade with other countries, except Italy, is inconsiderable.
His attempt to reorganize the finances by the systematic levy of taxes was hailed with delight, but the government was not strong enough to carry the measures through, and the money which should have been used to pay the taxes was employed to purchase firearms. Thus the benign intentions of Mulai Abdel-Aziz were interpreted as weakness, and Europeans were accused of having spoiled the sultan and of being desirous of spoiling the country.
Under the Firearms Rules 1989, a prescribed safekeeping condition is attached to all firearm and shot gun certificates.
The proper and dexterous handling of firearms seems to be fading from the screen - along with the management of a square-rigged sailing vessel.
But for firearms to be effective the guns had to be at the vanguard of the army.
Personal firearms should not be subject to the whims of fashion.
You were probably given safe storage information when you purchased your firearms or permits.
Plan on having ample storage so you can keep firearms and ammunition in the same cabinet.
The difference in success rates can be attributed to the fact that men tend to use firearms, while women gravitate towards less lethal methods such as overdosing on prescription medications.
Actor Ryan O'Neal was arrested in February 2007 on assault and firearms charges after a fight with his son.
Ever since he was busted for attempting to purchase numerous firearms from a federal agent, T.I. has been a tour of contrition.
Firearms should be kept in a locked cabinet at all times.
Firearms are limited along with bullets so use them wisely.
There are three levels of difficulty, Easy (Trickster), Medium (Demonslayer), and Hard (Hellblazer).In this game, you mostly use firearms and magic spells.
County Courthouse Museum offers an extensive collection of western and military firearms.
Fireworks and firearms are prohibited in the campground.
In the year 2000, 193 children in the United States ages new infant to 19 died from accidental injuries involving firearms.
Ammunition should be stored in a separate place from the firearms, locked in a container that is out of children's reach.
Gun owners should take a firearms safety course to learn the correct and safe way to use the firearm, and they should practice firearm safety.
Firearms and explosives should be used only by adults with explicit training; they should also be kept locked and away from children.
Research reported in 1991 found that gang access to firearms "led to lethal violence in circumstances that might otherwise have been settled with less-than lethal means."
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This includes real firearms, as well as cap guns, water pistols, and paper guns.
Purchase ammunition from the same source as your firearms.
As well as being a 7th Dan Black Belt in Aikido, he is well-versed in firearms and SWAT methods and will teach his knowledge to colleagues and rookie cops.
He was known as an expert in ancient Earth firearms and projectile weapons.
The manufacture of highly ornate firearms, yataghans and other weapons at Scutari, Jakova and Prizren has declined, owing to the importation of modern rifles and revolvers.
Nothing daunted, the two ran back into the bush, and presently returned furnished with shields made of bark, with which to protect themselves from the firearms of the crew.
The principal manufactures are firearms, ironmongery, earthenware, woollen cloth, beer, stoneware, zinc goods, colours and salt; in the neighbourhood are iron and coal mines.
The true Baggara tribesmen employ oxen as saddle and pack animals, carry no shield, and though many possess firearms the customary weapons are lance and sword.
Among the subjects to which he especially directed his attention were the explosive force of gunpowder, the construction of firearms, and a system of signalling at sea.
All its objects were satisfactorily accomplished, namely, the recovery of the captives, the surrender of all firearms, the payment of the fine inflicted by government, the complete submission of the tribe and the survey of the country.
The Boers had firearms, the Zulus their assegais only, and after a three hours' fight the Zulus were totally defeated, losing thousands killed, while the farmers' casualties were under 1 Captain Allen Francis Gardiner (1 79418 5 1) left Natal in 1838, subsequently devoting himself to missionary work in South America, being known as the missionary to Patagonia.
Here the Amahlubi prospered, and after the diamond fields had been discovered many of the young men who had been to Kimberley brought back firearms. These Langalibalele refused to register, and entered into negotiations with several tribes with the object of organizing a general revolt.
It still contains, however, large factories for firearms military and sporting, and side arms, besides ironworks, machine-works, potteries and tanneries.
Pretorius alleged that by this means the natives were obtaining firearms. At the same time the Transvaal Boers claimed that all the Bechuana country belonged to them, a claim which the British government of that day did not think it worth while to contest.
As far as possible Cetywayo he revived the military methods of his uncle Chaka, king, and even succeeded in equipping his regiments with firearms. It is believed that he instigated the Kaffirs in the Transkei to revolt, and he aided Sikukuni in his struggle with the Transvaal.
At Merry Mount, in that part of Braintree which is now Quincy, a settlement was established by Thomas Morton in 1625, but the gay life of the settlers and their selling rum and firearms to the Indians greatly offended the Pilgrims of Plymouth, who in 1627 arrested Morton; soon afterward Governor John Endecott of Massachusetts Bay visited Merry Mount, rebuked the inhabitants and cut down their Maypole.
Among the other manufactures are food preparations, wooden ware, wagons and carriages, stoves and furnaces, boots and shoes, tobacco and cigars, flour, candy, gloves, bricks, tile and pottery, furniture, paper boxes and firearms. Utica is a shipping point for the products of a fertile agricultural region, from which are exported dairy products (especially cheese), nursery products, flowers (especially roses), small fruits and vegetables, honey and hops.
But some form of sight was almost invariably employed with rifled firearms, even of early date, and when about1780-1800the rifle came into use as a military weapon, sights were introduced with it.
Personal property is exempt from execution or attachment as follows: all wearing apparel of every person and family; private libraries to the value of $500; all family pictures; household goods to the value of $500; certain domestic animals or $250 worth of other property chosen instead; firearms kept for the use of a person or family; certain articles (within specified values) necessary to the occupations of farmers, physicians, and other professional men, teamsters, lightermen, &c., and the proceeds of all life and accident insurance.
Unlike the American Indians, who supposed Columbus and his crew to be supernatural beings, and their ships in some way endowed with life, and were thrown into convulsions of terror by the first discharge of firearms which they witnessed, these Australians were neither excited to wonder by the ship nor overawed by the superior number and unknown weapons of the strangers.
Thus, a number of soldiers with firearms may occupy an extensive region to the exclusion of the enemy's armies, though the space filled by their bodies is but small.
There is a considerable trade in grain; but the commercial prosperity of Karshi is mainly due to its being a meeting-point for the roads from Samarkand, Bokhara, Hissar, Balkh and Maimana, and serves as the market where the Turkomans and Uzbegs dispose of their carpets, knives and firearms. Its coppersmiths turn out excellent work.
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