The municipalities would then intervene and grant a subvention.
Venice gave the commune of Cattaro an annual subvention as solatium.
It is even rumored that it is you who finds the money for its subvention.
As early as 1881 the government had published a proposal for a subvention to German shipping; Enlarged industrial policy.
Before he gave an answer he must know, he said, what subvention the states-general would be willing to grant him.
In 1907 the budget of the Congo balanced at about 250,000 without the aid of this subvention.
In 1778 the city of Paris made one more try by granting a subvention of 80,000 livres by a Sieur de Vismos.
Therefore it seems to me that the method of subvention is on all grounds to be preferred to the method of preference.
A subvention may be raised by a perfectly orthodox fiscal process.
It is of course necessary, however, in examining a question of subvention to look at it on its merits.