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r', ",.,ulings.l THE "WIIITE STAR" DocK AT SouTlIAMpToN. LL? 'l',, l,onrlon and South Western Raihvay Company in 1892. The ur.Binns. rrr'r'r,ss of the port was no doubt due in a large measure to its , ,,gr':r,phical position, its deep-water appronches, smrrll range of tide, ,',,1 cxcellent shelter; but it was also due, perhaps in an equnl 1, ,'rr,o, to the fostering c.r,re of the rnilway-company, rvhich hrd been ,1,1,. l,o borrorv money at a low rnte of interest to carry out these ll,rge ,'r'lis, looking for but a modest return on the expenditure so f&r os ,1,,,'li- nn
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