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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1513.
THE LATEST WAR PICTURES
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GRAND DUKE MECHLENBURG-RCHWURIN. COMMANDING
THE GERMAN TROOPS IN THE DARDANELLES
"MOSUUITO FLEET" OF SUBMARINE CHASERS OFF FOR ARCHANGEL. IUVHA.
Two slim, white, high powered motor boats, so Unlit Unit they rest like onlil.it. ,in 1 lit- v, urs v t
capable of making a speed of more than thirty-five miles an hour, are part of a lare ih ai I .dug 1 xivutt-d
at Greenport, L. I., for the Allies. The vessels irive been nicknamed 'mosquitoes" I evi iit- of tlinii sj.
and fleetness Ihev are to be used to overhaul the German .submarines mid put tbun on: ' commission,
OeinR equipped with rapid firing: guns for this purpose. The boats are sixtv f.et !on wi:h a beam of 10
feet and float in two and one-half feet of water, The three big engines which drive the three p-opditrs
together with four gasoline tanks occupy the center section. A small sliding hatch forward of the sleep
ing quarters for six men and another at the stern to quarters for two. A third hatch amidships ndniits to
the engine room. The pilot house is a covered iron cylinder large enough for one man to move comforta
bly within. Inside are the steering wheel, the speaking tube, and the bell signalling apparatus for the
engine room. The mosquito craft are equipped with twin rudders enabling them to turn in little more
than their own length.
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MISSOURI CONGRESSMAN IS
NEW HEAD OF THE SPANISH
Congressman L- C. Dyer, of St.
Louis, is the newlv elected com- FRENCH AFRICAN CHASSEURS IN A BRILLIANT CHARGE.
inander in chief of the United Remarkable photograph showing the troop of French African Chasseurs who form the personal body guard of the general com-
Spanish War Veterans. In 189S manding the 32nd French Army Corps, engaged in one of their daring and brilliant charges.
he was a resident of Washington ,
and was on of the first men to
join the First Regiment District of
Columbia volunteeis. He served ,
in the Santiago campaign and par
ticipated in several battles. For
several years he edited the official
magazine of the organization but
later left Washington and entered
politics in St, Louis. A few venrs
later he was elected to Congress.
WARWICK IS NEW TREAS
Walur W. Warwick, of Cincin
nati, is the newlv appointed Comp
troller of the U. S. Treasury, suc
tvediiig Jiulg-i George E. Downev,
of I-uIiina, who was recently made
a justice of the U. S. Court of
Claims, Mr. Warwick has been
in the government service since
1893. and h'is held a number of
important positions. H e served
on jthe Taft economy and efficiency
commission and just before his
new promotion was assistant comp
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TURKISH INFANTRY COLUMN AT GALLIPOLI.
LOOKING THROUGH THK'PERISCOPK OF A 1'RITISH
An unusual photograph showing the i'Merior of a British sub
trarine operating in the war zone. The officer in command is looking
through the periscope for a possible enemv. At the left a steering
wheel is seen.