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EVKNINO nPLUBTIN. HONOLULU. T. It . WEDNESDAY. OCT. 3, 1006.
, MASONIC TEMPLE
All visiting members o( tb
order are cordially Invited to at
tend meetings o! local lodge.
HARMONY LODQE, No. I, I. 0. 0. F.
Meets every Monday evening at 7:30
In I, O. O. F. Hall. Fort street.
K. It. HUNDIIY Secretary,
a o. iiorrr.u n. n.
All vlsltlrg brothers yery cordially
MYSTIC LODQE, No. 2, K. of P.
Meets every Tuesday evening at
7:30 o'clock In K. ot P. Hall, King
trcet. Visiting brothers cordially In
vited to attend.
O. J. WHITEHEAD, C.C.
F. WALDIION, K.U.8.
OAHU LODQE, No. 1, K. of P.
v Meoti every Friday' evenlrg at
K. P. Hall, King street, at 7:30. Mem
bers of Mystic Lode, No. Z, Wm. Mc
Klnley Lndgo, No. 8, and Tliltltig
brother cordially Invited.
i General Business.
A. D. IIOND, O. O.
A. S. KENWAY, K.R.I.
HONOLULU LODQE 618, I. P. O. E.
Honolulu Lodge No. 618, D. P. O. H.,
will meet In their hall, . Miller
and Beretanla streets, every Friday
By order of the E. R.
HARRY H. SIMPSON,'
H. I. MURRAY, E.R.
Wm. M'KINLEY LODQE No. 8, K.of P.
Meets every Saturday avsalng at
'to o'clock In K. of P. HalLKlac
. tat Visiting brothers cordially la
,M to attend.
M. M. JOHNSON, CO.
K. A. JACOB30N, K.R.&
' HONOLULU AERIE 140, P. O. E.
Meet on the 2nd and 4th WGDNU8
OAY evenings ot each month at 7:30
Ff.. reiocK in k. ot r. nan. King tucu
Visiting Eaglej aro Invited tc ai
iMd. BAM McKEAO OK. W.P.
H. T. MOORE. W. Becy.
HAWAIIAN TRIBE N. 1, I. O. R. M.
Meat every second 'and fourth
fTlIDAY ot each month In I. O. 0. F.
fc- . VUltln hrnthan rordt&Uv Invited to
v. r. unArwn, sicddw.
A. E. MURPHY, C. of R.
DAMIEN COUNCIL No. E63, Y. M. I.
, ".Meets ovory second and fourth Wed
nesday of each month at San Antonio
Hall. .Visiting brothers cordlully In
vited to attend.
D. V. TODD. Scey.
T. F. McTIOHE, Pres.
A'Superlor Light to all others,
Acsytltne Ga Is sunjarlor In quality,
and cheapness radiates less heat, viti
ates the air less and hat no Injurious
affect on the eves.
For .iirther partlrt'.lara Inquire at
Also Calc'um Carbide of all sites. In
drums and small cans, for Generator
and Automobile Lamps and all sizes
anti grades of Qas Mantis and Qas
Washington Light Co.
C. W. MACFARLANE, Manager.
-Telephone Main 145. 143 Merchant 3L
As to their neatness or shabblness.
Business men, you'll admit 'It Is
more profitable, If this Impression to
customers or prospective customers,
is one of neatness.
Why not, make that kind of an Im
pression with your delivery wagon?
Bring It to us and we'll repair and
repaint It at a low charge so well, It
will do so,
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'C. W. ZEIQLER Manager
Blank book of all aorta, lodger
(etc., manufactured by the Bulletin Pdb.
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irtT o.s crrrtvo
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Being hlrh tHc4 WMlky nnnjr don't ktn U
M itay can Mil anothor brand.
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ANIMALS, BIRD3, ETC., ETC.I
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Tel. Main 198.
P. O. Box 192.
Lord and Belser,
Sewers, Qroding, Paving, Teaming,
Black and White 8and and Sotl
OFFICE AND "YARD ,...
....SOUTH 4 KnWAIAHAO 8T8.
'Phono Main AS7
YOU OET THE
MONDAY,, OCT. Jt, at
BOSTON BUILDING, FORT STREET.
can be obtained by telephoning
and ordering your olothee pressed
HONOLULU CLOTHES CLEANING
CO., AUkea Street.
NUUANU 8T. sor. HOTEL and KINO.
COAT AND PANT3
M.BANED AND PRESSED FOR
PHONE MAIN 457.
Sun Rise Dyeing House
1346 FORT OTREET.
PINE SUITS FROM 115 UP.
mad In up-to-date
HOTEL'opp. BISHOP ST.
AND OTHER PIANOS.
THAYER' PIANi) COMPANY.
158 AND 158 HOTEL STRICT,
Opposite Young Hotel.
Clothe Cleaned and Prtssed by the
HONOLULU RENOVATINQ CO.,
J, J. Fern, Managt r,
RlcharJW near Queen 8tc All tele
phone mixage promptly attended to.
W call for and doljvtr. Dyeing extra.
J la kept on file at E.
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where contract for advertising can
be mad for It.
Fine Job Printing at the Bulletin.
I"1"- iZT"" I
When a' real bargain' Is advertised
In the Bulletin the wise woman knows
that the shortest road to the store Is
Tho Olobe sells It cheaper.
Register or lose your vote.
Amos for hire at t'er. Stables.
Office of Registrations, basement of
nest cup ot lufteo In tbo city. Now
Tho Chamber of Commerce will mct
on October 10 nt 2 p. m.
C. II. Hamilton wont to thn States In
the A In India tills morning.
The S.S. China Is to come In tomor
row with null ft oin tile Coast.
Senator Palmer Wools returned to
Kohnln In tho Klnnu josterdny.
T. W. Ilnsklns was n pnsscngcr on
thn AlumCila today for tho CV1M.
Tim U. 8. Doric U duo tomorrow frnui
tho Oilent en route to Stan Kr.inclico.
The ship Udward o'.will la to lenvc
for l'lilladclphla on Krlilay with sugur.
Tho Urlttah sbl l'alriort s.ills thin
afternoon In ballast, for. fort Town-
Tho schooner Marston sailed from
llllo Monday for the Coast with a car
go of suijni.
Tho Undies' Society of Central Union
Church held :i burtlucss meeting this
monilnB at 10 o'clock.
On and after Thursday, October 4,
registration open from 7 to 9 a. m , 11
a. m. to 2 p. m. and 4 to 8 p. m.
Treat jour Iron roof to a coat ot
"Arabic." There Is no better preserv
ative made. California Feed Co.,
The 1'rcnch bark Iluffon, Captain Ia
ririi. 42 d'i)s out .from Houart. until
orcd In tho outer harbor yesterday uf
MannRor Ilocklnc of the Brewery
will lenre October 1U for Shanghai wltli
n view of possibly itablUhlng a brew
Tho Davlcs auto and a Hnpld Transit
car collided yesterday outsldo the
ta!es Nuunnu residence. The auto
Wulklkl Inn Is now owned by W. C.
Dentin. AccominodatloiiB, supplies
nnd attendauco absolutely first class,
l'lnest bathlnR on the beach.
V. C. McUoikikIo sailed In the Ala
meda today for Han rruiielsco where
he will bo married to Minn Catherine H.
Smith of New Lexington, Ohio.
' An at homo will ho held by tho joitnj?
ladlcH of the Kiinalu HowIiir unili nt
tho residence of Mrs. A. Hocking, Sat
urday, October (J, from 3 tn S o'clock.
Slany clever new hooks nro now
ready for readers nt Ilawnllan News Co.
Tho moat popular new literature ot the
J. Carlo haa opened a p.iunhroklng
ttoro on Kort Ktrret opposlto tho Catli
ollc. Mission. Ho has thn only time
lock safe In the Islands.
Commencing Thursday, October 4,
tho Inte train for Kwu Mill nnd way
stations will' leave Honolulu nt It
o'eloek j). m. Instead of 11: IS ns here
I'oi traits of candidates reproduced
In halftone on short notice; also lie
rlgnlug. engraving and printing of nil
descriptions, l'arnillte of tho Pacific,
Hemeinbcr a ilellcloun dinner at tho
popular price of ona dollar Is served
every evening on tho great t-eml-clr-t-ulur
lanal of the Seaside Hotel, licet
value for the money und coolest place
In town to dine.
Tho Woman's Hoard of Missions itirl
jesterd.iy nt tho Central Union Clnch
to study the subject "Africa." present
ed In u jiaoer by Miss Knapp. Treas
urer Mih. Dillingham reported n iml
nnre of I372.D0. Deport of mission
woik In various places wcro alto
H. J. Ileluz & Co. ot Pittsburg, h'uv
Ing granted Iho reipiest of Cluis. It
Kruzler In allow tho famous "C7 vn-
rlctles" sign on thn Wulklkl road tn he
removed, the offending board hus been
taken down. Only thn whitewashed
sldo of a Chinese nuthouso now inars
the scenery of the lunana patch.
In the libel mutter of the firm of
I'opo & Talbot vs. tho Tearless and the
l'ncltle, which was beforo Judge Dole
jesterduy afternoon, tho hill ot excep
tions which had been filed by tho do
lendants was allowed nnd the plaintiffs
nro given leu days In which to lite an
amended libel, Thn raso coucerun tho
iMary K. roster nt tho time when she
was run ashore m the result, it Is nl
loged, of liegllgeuco on thn part of thn
Fearless and thn dredger Pacific.
Additional Cable New on Pag 2.
Washington, Oct. 2. President
Itoohnvelt, nt u cabinet meeting yester
day, announced that the American oc
cupation of Culm would ho hut tern
poinry, ni It was thn purpose of thr
government to glvo the Cubans mint her
chance. Secretary raft will returu in
Oovernor Mngoon, of Pniiama, wll
eucieed Secretary Shaw In tho Cabinet.
Attorney General Moody will soon re
lire. MOB AW 11
Mnbllo. Ala.. Oct. 2. A mob nttnokcel
tho Jail yesterday for thu purpose of
lynching u ucgto who hud assaulted n
while woman. In tho melon n police
man wna killed uud an alderman
450 HESJ BALLOON
Parlu, Oct. a. Lieutenant I.ahm, thi
Ameilrati, winner In the balloon con
test, landed at Whitby, Dnglmid, 430
miles irom ncrn.
fit. Petersburg, Oct, 3. Tho fcoclnllsts
have decided to resume terrorism, ,
f No, uon't need 'm,
'cauoe I can't read. If I
could read I'd get glaste
sure, I'd go to
A. N. Sanford,
rJwNsr-TT- jaawu " vs?stv;aa
fr ?.4catSBE' . l7 I IISSIIBI -XCWtf liVT ?2V
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MONUMENT8, SAFE3, IRON FENCE.
HAWAIIAN IRON FENCE MCJNUMENT WORKS.
NEXT TO YOUNQ BLDQ.. 176-180 KINQ STREET. PHONE 287.
DROWNED IN SU
Threo llltlo Japannso glrkc, each of
lliem hut 11 years, old, were drowned
)CKtcrday nfternoon In n hole, nt the
foot of Ward street. Nu nno saw the
tragedy, but three llttlo piles of elcithe.i
lying on tbo bench tell tho story. 'Iho
children hail gone In bathing, on their
wny home from school, had stepped In
to n deep hole mnilii by the government
dredger some time ngo, and had been
unable lo gp out.
The naiura of tho little victims of
tho sea were Tain lkmla, Tocuruwo
Onakl and Yonlil Soruatn. Yesterday
morning ,ax usual, they left their home
III Kakankci for thu Japanese Kcliool.
Deturnlng hom) In tho nfti'rnnon. It
Is ovideiiL (hat they undo up their
minds to go In bathing.
Some 20U feet out from tho paint at
the foot of Wnrd street, whero they
went In tho government dredger some
time ago was engaged In dredging tor
the purpor.o of getting coral for tilling
In the bench load. A nolo about 12
feet In depth had been dredged, nnd
Into this tho children stepped. They
never cnmo.ont nllve.
Nu partlculH- alarm was felt at their
nbxence, nen when they were not home
In time for supper. Hut shortly niter
G o'clock last evening Homo one walk
ing along thn beach found tho clothing
of tho threo children. Their parents
wrto nl once informed unci u senirh for
the bodies wns begun. Tho father ot
Tumi Ikada dlvd into the holt) and
emerged with thu body of his daugh
ter. Hemming ho brought out the
other two. They wern taken to Ilia
morgue, amid the loud grief of their
mothers. No Inquest, piohuhly, will
MATH BY Mil
i up vim.
The coroner's jury, 'called to hold
the ImpieHt on the body of Charlie He
leloa, who was diowned in the liurhoi
last Sunday night, listened lo the evi
dence hint night und returned tho fol
"That Charles Helcloa came to his
death on or about September 30, by
drowning. In tho bailor of Honolulu,
under circumstances to this jury un
known." The cvlelonrn Introduced wns Jhoiit
the sumo as thu ntory told In tho Hullo
Un lait Monday, Testimony was given
that lleleloi wus a drinking man. Purs
er Smith of thn Ko All Hull told of
hearing the splash as tho man fell oil
the Inter-lslnnd wharf and of running
around to try to get him out. Tho
body drifted undor the wharf: and no
.attempt wns mado lo dlvo for It.
Tho jurors wero U. Napoleon, W.
Alila, II. M. Ayres. W. Suvldge, Ned
Gear and Tom Mctlillln.
IJ. B. Weather Bureau,
Temperatures 0 a, m., 74; 8 n. m.,
77; 10 a. in,, KO; nnon, gj; morning
Daronutcr, 8 a, m 29.9G; absolute
humidity. 8 u. in., 7.372 grains per
cubic foot: relative humidity, 8 n, in,
74 per cent; dnw point,. 8 n, m., f'.s.
Wind 0 ii, ni velocity , direction
N. V.. 8 n. in., velocity 3, direction N.
i:.; 10 n. m., velocity C, direction N, K.;
noon, velocity 10, direction E.
Knlnfall during 21 houia ended 8 n.
in., ,05 Inch.
Total wind movement during 21
hours ended nt noon, 121 miles.
,VM. D. STOCKMAN,
Section Director, United Sfatea
Weather Bureau., Uli k
Lives of the Queen's
FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST.
Complied from official record and
other authentic documents, private a
well as public, by Agnes Strickland,
with a biographical Introduction by
John Foster Kirk. In sixteen vol
umes with about one hundred hand
colored rare plates.
The Imperial Edition, limited to
1000 numbered copies, bound in Im
ported English buckram, $5.00 per
volume. There are other finer bind
ing Including , the Royal Edition,
$C0.00 per volume and the Alexandra
Edition, $100 00 per volume. To be
had on easy Installments of $5.00
monthly and upwards.
Wm. C. Lyon Go.
COR. FORT AND HOTEL 8TREET8
' J (Upstair)
Territory of Hawaii )
Island of Oahu )
THE REAL EXPLANATION OF
IN THE CA8E OF
MADE TO ORDER
READY TO WEAR.
Subscribed and sworn to be
fore ths public at large that
there are TWO KIND8 of
clothing, namely: "Mad to
Order" and "Ready to Wear,"
and there I all the difference
In the world between the two.
The reason you have worn
Ready to Wear Clothing here
toforeIt wa a 7 of price;
but now, since we are making
clothe to your Individual
measure that give satisfaction,
for the same price as you pay
for ready to wear clothe that
can't give your money'
worth. Say, It I about time
you would get Wise and get
Your Monsy's Worth.
MADE TO ORDER
QUALITY AND FIT.
Notfnlng to Compare Them
with In Thl Town.
Geo. A. Martin,
J. M. Davis
SEWING MACHINE. REPAIRER.
1258 FORT ST. near BERETANIA.
Sawing machine for aal.
A machine cltsntd and put In ai
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o us-ia wiiii
, Best 5c Smoke,
' UftVDCI nirtj TnBifiAri fn
HAVE YOU A 3EWINQ MACHINE?
We buy, so If, exchange and repair
tewing machine and part.
CRANE & SPENCER 8EWINQ MA.
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- 4 m
Defnrn Judge l)n Dolt this morning
the petition of A. Handling as admin
istrator of the cstulo ot I,. Ahlo, de
ceased, watt received, praying that ho
might bo permitted to hoi row money
with whlaji to eniry out tho harvesting
of tho tgifnwlug crops, Tho petition
wns nllovvrd. Tho estate Is heavily In
terested In rleo fields,
USED NAME OF
Vida At Waialua
4- ndllor Evening Dtillctln: l'or
. the benefit of tho Old Hag and 4
t Kanaka Hater Tlsor I desire to -t
4- say this, that Vldn's namo was 4-
never nt any time mentioned cither 4
by mslf or any of tliose who
4- made speeches nt the Wnlalun 4
4- meeting last Saturday evening nor
4- was his namo hooted or hissed at -4
4- by nuy one, ns there wns no oe- t
raslon for It, excepting perhapn t
4- by tho few Tlser'H (Ihcwls that wit 4
4- thero that night. The meeting
4- wnn tiiuiic3tloiiahly n large nnd 4
4- peaceable one and the speeches
were well received,
Hlnco the Old-llng-Tlme-Tlser 4-4-
Is so anxious to know the truth
of tho so-called VI'la'B hooted 4'
4- name, I have this to say; that the 4-
Ilrst man 1 met that nlcht after I 4
4- got through my speech and who
4- had mentioned Vlda, .was Mr.
4- Trent, who'sjHike In this fashion: 4-4-
"Why didn't you sny something 4
4 about Vlda!" I answered him, -t
"Thero Is no occasion for utlng
his name here ns bin candidacy Is 4
with tho electors of the dldtrlct of 4
This was thn only time that 4
Vldn's name wns ever brought to
my attention while nt Walalun. 4
Wlioevcr snld I used Vhh's
namo Is a liar of the blackest kind. 4
-4 yet I thank tl)e devil who ured it, -4
4 ami I shall tire it ns campaign 4
-4 material during this campaign. -4
4- i Despectfully yours, 4-
A, H. KAI.DIOPU,
4- Honolulu. Oct. 3. 190C.
The nposlasy of Abraham Fernandez,
who yeslerday dercended from the ear
of the Democrats to thn bosom of the
Homo Itutero, Is tho subject of consid
erable discission lu political circles to
day. Among Hepiibllcnns his candidacy
on tho Homo Ilulo ticket la not looked
upon with sorrow. Politicians say that
what W. W. Harris bad most to fear
was tho anti-Sam Johnson faction
which would have made Frank Harvey
n dangerous rival for him had ho and
Harris been olcino In tho field. Now,
however, that Fernandez Is also In tlia
game. It Is figured that ho will take n
number uf the votes which would oth
erwise luivo been Frank Harvey's ror
nln Bhare, and that therefore Harris
c hain.es for election luivo been mado
Tho Democrats profess to look upon
Hie fall of llnither Fernandez with sor
inw rather than with anger. "Slinnkn"
Mossninn, who Is now tho practical
leader of the Democratic campaign, said
this morning that lie bud always re
garded Fernandez ns n weak sister,
who wns but lukownrm In Ills alleglunce
to the causa of Democracy, John Km
ineluth said philosophically that tho
party was better without suchmen ua
forsook tho party when they thought
they hud a grievance, lrank Harvey
let It bo known that In spite of nil he
still regarded Fernandez an bis frleua,
although tho gentlo Mormon elder hud
not been particularly sparing In lilt
references to llnrvoy. Harvey kaya
that ho was In Iho bauds of his friends,
willing to tuk.; any placo on the ticket
which they wauled to date him In,
nnd that his taking of Iho place of
Hupcrvlsor-nt-!.argc) was not his wor.k.
but that ot tho convention, l'rendm
gast said lather Indignantly that Fer
nandez hud no right to say that tho
Democrats hail thrown him down. It
was true that they bad given Harvey
Iho placo of Pupcj-vlHor-at-l.argf-, on
which Fenandez hud cast sheep's eyes,
but they hud aho nominated Fernandez
for n district siipnrvleorslilp and tlila
be had spurned himself.
In the ineantiina tho Democrats are
fellll holding their precinct meetings
ivery night. Tonight tho Ninth Pie-
'duct of tho Fouitli District will meet
tit Solomon Mcheula'M residence on the
extension ot Fort street, while thn
Eleventh Precinct of Iho Fifth will
meet at Kev. lllplkune's bouse un Kun
klnl street near l.lllha."
Thn Joint meeting of the First nnd
Second Precincts of the. Fourth last
nlghi nt Mollllll wns destined to lie
come historic by thn appearance on tho
Hump of It. Uoverley Klchl, Although
Kldd Is no child In politics Oils wus bis
maiden speech, nnd It was listened trf
with gient Interest by his devoted jic."
llllcal family. Kldd In his speech
dished nut n Iloarst barrel-full of good
ndvlco, recommending ptraight poli
tics, house-to-house canvassing nnd the
"taking of voler by the hand." Among
tho other speakers of the evening were
Curtis P. Inukea; W. W. Thayer, It.
II. Tient, Col. McCnithy nnd other.
WISCONSIN. HOMEWARD BOUND
(Continued from Page 1)
tbnr T. Porclval, Acting Warrant Ma
chinist John P. Illchtcr, Pay Cleric
John 10. Francis.
Tho keel of tho Wisconsin was laid
Fcbiuary 9, 1897, and sho was launch
ed October 20, 1898. Sho went Into
commission February 4, 1901.
Since She Sailed from Here '
Tho hattleslifp sailed from Ilrcmcr
ton for tho Asiatic ntatlon on May 14,
19)13. Sho stopped at Honolulu for
(ho days, and tho officers and men
.(HI ictnln pleasant memories of their
visit hoio and oxpross tho wish that,
In splto of the fact that they aro home
ward bound, they might remain hero
DM MY BE
D NtXT FR DAY
There hnva been no new develop'
monts In the Sheridan situation since
last leports yesterday. .She Is still ly
ing on tho nand, but It is stated that
she Is on so lightly that sho is almost
Moating and It will bo no trouble to take
her off when things nro In rcudlncus.
Woik Is now going on shifting the; po
sition of boilers and heavy machinery
so that the ship will nut be top-heavy
nnd In danger of turning turtle.
The leak Is not regarded ns at all
Rcrlous and thn pumps will have no
llfllculty In Inking out the water that
comes In. '
The Ironuols came In latt night, to
remain until' Captain Poabody Is ready
to have a pull ninde. She will probably
go out again next Friday morning. If
present plans aro carried Into effect.
The Manning and lwalani arc still will,
the Hhcrldaii, ns la tbo transport Un
longer than they will be able to do
at this time. The vessel went from
hero to Yokohama, whero she was
mndu tho flagship of the Southern
Squadron, under command of Admir
al Cooper. Sho took part In tho sum
mer maneuvers nt Chefoo, at whlcn
thero wcro assembled more vessels of
tho United Slates Navy than over be
fore wcro seen on a forlgn station. Af
ter the segregation ot tbo vessels Into
battleshlp.crulsei and Phlllpplna squad
inns, In November, 1903, unexpected
orders wcro received for tho fleet to
Ball Immediately for Honolulu. Tho
fleet was hero on Christmas Day,
1903. The stny was not long, but long
enough for the people of Honolulu to
get acquainted with the Wisconsin
nnd her officers nnd men, so that they
aro not atrangcrs as they return to
day. Trouble wan Imminent between Rus
sia and Japan, nnd on December 29
tho fleet sailed again for the Asiatic
station, where thn vessels wero wit
nesses of a part of the struggle be
tween thoso Powers. At Manila Cap
tain Sebree, who had brought the ship
from Dremerto'n, turned over the com
mand to Captain Clover.
At Woosung, on July 1, 1901, Ad
miral Stirling relieved Admiral Coop
er as commander In chief of tho squa
dron. retaining Iho Wisconsin a his
flagship. Tho Wisconsin wa at Woo
sung when the 'disabled Russian cruis
er Askold crept In, a' refugee from
Port Arthur, from which plnco sho
had escaped three days beforo. In
October, tho Wisconsin returned to.
Manila for target practice.
During Iho greater part of 190G the
Wisconsin was moving about from
placo to placo on tho China coaBt. In
September she wentjto Japan, whore,
sho was present when the Japanese
Kmperor rovloweil his vlctorlou fleot
In Tokio Hay.
doing from Nagasaki to Amoy, the
Wisconsin, on November 3d and 4th,
encountered tho worst storm through
which sho ever passed. Two lifeboats
wcro smashed on the davits, thn after
gangway was carried away and tho
booms wcro torn from her side. Sho
proved herself seaworthy, however,
mid ramo out of tho conflict with tbo
elemeulH without' suffering any mate
At Hongkong, on December 14th,
1905, Captain Drake, tho present com
manding officer, relieved Captain Clo
ver. Win President's Trophy
After last Christmas the Wisconsin
returned tn Cavlto to engage In target
prurtleo. Aflcr three days' firing sho,
had won the pennant which now tiles
at- her fore; demonstrating that her
gunners nro the best un any of the
battleships of the United Slates Navy.
Jloth officers and men are very prdud
of this trophy, earned as It was. The
jennnnt is a trlnnglo of red, with a
black ball In the center.
During the balanco of the present
year tho Wisconsin has been mostly
In Chliicnojind Japancso wator.
The vessel' has been away from
homo about forty niontliR, and. In that
tlmo has visited practically every
placo or Interest In China, Japan and
the Philippines. She has been at Ho
nolulu, at auam nnd at Wake's IbI
nnd. Sho has been present near the
Held o( action of tho greatest war of
leccnt years, and since she left home
has steamed a distance ot 38,000
miles. Tho Wisconsin, ulnco bIiu first
went Into commission, haa traveled
1 5,000 miles.
When tho battleship steams out ot
Honolulu harbor, next Monday morn
lug, alio will bo flying a magnificent
"homoward bound pennant." Thin
pennant Is 5S0 feet long, made of pure
Chinese Rllk and of extremely fine
quality, In addition sho will fly her
homeward bound flag, also made of
fill; and of great stzo. This flag wan
bought by tho men of tho Bhlp, wbn
subscribed for the purpose, the sum of
Tho men of tho Wisconsin will be
given shore lllieity and Honolulu will
bo full ol tiie Bailors of the United
States Navy, which means the finest
Bailors of Iho wot Id.
Tho Wisconsin lies alongside thu
Japancso Iraljilng Milp Anegawa, nnd
tho contrast Is somewhat startling.
Tho Japaueso vessel Is black and
gloom In appearance. Tho American
1b ns.whlte un paint can make her. Her
decks ale polished whlto, her brasses
shine In the sun, wlillci tbo great guna
projecting from her turrets and ports
have been cleaned and polished until
thoy glisten. Sho lies there, the em
bodiment of power and strength not
Hack and foreboding, but promising
protection to the people she repre-bents.
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