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SECRETARY METCALF HA3
"I NEVER SAW ANYTHIN3
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QUN SALUTE TO THE FLAG FROM ALL THE SHIPS, TURNED NORTHWARD PARALLEL TO THE SHIPPING AND THEN AGAIN PARALLEL TO THE NORTH SHORE. JUST AFTER THIS LAST TURN WE PASSED TOT PRESIDENT III A
MAN-OF-WAR, EACH SHIP SALUTING IN TURN. AS THE REAR SHIP FIRED THE LAST GUN OF HER SALUTE ALL THE FLAGS CAME DOWN TOGETHER, SPEED WAS INCREASED, AND WE STOOD OH TOR CALLAO. THERE WA3
NOT ONE DETAIL THAT EVANS DID
MAUDALUKA HAY, Lower Calif,
On Hoard U. B. H Kansas, March ii
This uflornuon I had n Iohr talk
with Admiral Churl B. Spcnj, who
linn been teloctcil by tin- President
to take this Fleet tit Australia nml
Japan, and hack to the Atlantic
Const. Ho will be the commander-in-chief
succeeding Admiral Kunj;
to bo exact, ha wll! succeed Admiral
Thomas, who retires In October, mid
who has nn Interregnum of uU or
eight weeks between the abdication
of Evans and the arccjtdon of Sperry.
The Intcrvlaw was held In the Ad
miral's cabin on the IT S. 8, Ala
bama, flagship of tho fourth dlvl
tlon, of which Sporry Is now com
mandor. "I'jeaso thanjt me for tho manag
ing editor of tho Examiner," mid
the Admiral, "for getting to me flit
news of tho probable appointment.
Ills telegram which I received threo
nights ago was my first Intimation
from the'Unlted States. I do not yet
know officially that I am to receive
this Important assignment, though
Admiral Evans recently told me that
ho considered Jt tho likely thing, nm!
MADE PUBLIC QUOTATIONS FROM
LIKE THE REVIEW OF THIS FLEET IN THE BAY OF VALPARAISO
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MOT KNOW ABOUT OR ARRANGE FOR."
It ddcj fcicri to ho the logical thing
fur tho Dcpiitncnt to do. When,
Ad.alral Thomas mid Adtulinl Ewuis
ictlro theio s 111 be IcTt ahead of moi
onl) Admirals (loodrlch and Da) ton,
luith of whim ictlie before the
I'lcct leaches the Atlantic Coast." I
Scouts Rumored Illness I
"It was rumored.' Admiral," said I,
"when we started on this cruise, that
jou weio ei 111, and that this would
probnbl) bo )otr last bc.i duty"
A qulzzlc.il, sotnewnnt cjnlcal
amllo overstircid the Admiral's face.
"In tho summer of 1905, when I
nas a member of tho Oonoral Hoard
in Washington," he replied, "I ono
day contracted n severe toothache,
which spread over my faco and mado
mo both unpresentable mid unhappy.
On account of this I missed ono ses
sion of tho board, which, with one
other exception, v. as tho onl) duty I
ecr missed In my life
"Mr. Wurzbiugh," tho Admiral
calledt his flag lieutenant. "What
about that jaunt we took this morn
ing? That was going somo, Ifor a
sick man, eh?"
"Wo went ashora this morning,"
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culil Mr Wurzbaugh, "and the Ad
mit ul walked six miles Look at him,
ho kept mo on my mettle "
'Ihe Admlial certainly did not
have tho appearance of u sick man.
A healthy and handsome tan was on
tils faie; his eyes. Hashed dr) humor,
and again a sparkling Intelligence.
Ills form was upright, spare, and his
walk, when he later went on deck
was poksessed of tho springy nlert
nesH of one who has spent his life on
the ladders of warships. ,
Off T'vo Days in China '
"That other tlmo wnen I was off
dut)," continued tho Admiral, "was
oh tho China station somo cars ago,
when I was comnrtindcr of tho New
Orleans. One day 1 contracted a He
cre cold, and, having a spry young
executive officer, I took to my bed foi
two da) s and downed tho cold. With
those two exceptions I huvo never
missed a day's duty In my life."
He then became reminiscent and
gao a glimpse of what n vigorous,
successful naval officer must do for
half a century If he wishes to attain
supremo command. , ,
"'I h'AVo been fort) -six )ears In tho
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Herring - Hall - Marvin
H. Davies & Co., Ltd., Agents
HONOLULU. T. II., SATUIIDAY, Arn. 11. 1908.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF CHILI. 'IT
mm at titt vatm tin? crnnn
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service," i.ald he "Man and hoy.
That talus In the time fiom when 1
entered tho nawil acadtmy to now.'
In that forty-six )cnrx, Including n
month's vacation each of my four
years In the ncadeni), I hio had
leae amounting to one )ear and ten I
months; tho remaining forty-four
years and two mou'ths I have been
overy day on duty, Since 1881 1
hac had six weeks' leave, which waa
spent with my wife on our houov
incon In Sivnmiau.
"So I think )ou aro Bife In ihn)
Ing abbulutely that rumor about my
W;ll Use No Pilots
'.V. hut Australian ports will )oi
' Of course, I can't siy what the
Navy Department will order, hut It
will likely bo Sydnc) first, and then
Melbourne. Though, If wo want to
go from Honolulu without stopping
to coal In either tho Samoun group
or tho FIJla,we had better go to
Auckland, a run that could be made
direct from Honolulu without a
"Will you go Inside' tho barrier
in thei World
ONE OF THE REAR ADMIRALS
HAD BEEN ARRANGED TO ENTER AT TWO O'CLOCK, AND AT ThAT HOUR TO A Miaul-
tw ttwttt bjujittt to tuv snTrTMF.TtM HnAsT f)K THE UY. lliLiJ A BUilliJUiYMbvlua .-
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Fleet Tour Of
"It N hnrdl) likely Wo will have
to take pilots then, and you know
tho Niv) Is not pirtlnl t pilots Wo
like , to do our own navlgajlng."
"Then )ou wilt have no pilots'
"Of course not "
"What will bo )our most iltlllcult
feat qf navigation?"
"Now that It has been announrid
tho I'lcct will go to Japan, I think I
would unhesitatingly answer 'Tho In
land Sea ' That Is, to ni) mind (lie
most difficult well-worn waterway In
tho world; certain!) far more dlltl
cult than tho Straits of Magellan.
Aside from that, our courso fiom Sun
Kranclsco to New York Is compara
tlvel) eas) "
Manv Friends in Japan
"How will )ou feol In going to
"(Ircatly delighted In many wn)S
Onl) tho other day I had a lettor
1 from m) old friend, whom I hno
I known for many )ears. Admiral Shl-
mamura, who was Togo's chief of
.staff during tho wnr with Kussla
I And I also know Admiral Urlu; knew
him when ho was a cadet at Annap
ioa or t w,jyCK3o
IN COMMAND IN THE FLEE"
The hardest Job I ew r had In my
life- was when I wont to Tho Huguo
as the United Slates naval delegute
to the latt peaeo i on fi renin. I
sweated blood over that "
'What will bo your rourwi nfler
San rranclsco?" I asked.
"So fir as I can see. It wll bo a
game then of 'pussy wants a comer
Admiral Thomas, as 1 understand It.
Is lo have tho l'let when Admiral
Lvin, gives It up He retires In Oc
tober, and whtthei he will haul down
his ling beforo that I don't know, nor
whether he v III transfer his ting In
tho .Minnesota where It la now, to
tho Connntlcut. which Is well fitted
up to be the flagship of tho l'lect '
Willi li will be our llagshlp'"
' Natural!), I presume tho Connect
icut, though )ou nre asking me toi
man) questions and too far ahead
before I even have official lntlnatlau
Hint the appointment Is forthcom
New Yo-k. J "h 28 If 'he thio
of Dr C C. I.nngsdorf Is cornet
threo cfonfirnied morphine esters wilt
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LETTE". SAYS IN PART-
b) Mondai Ix t nn h ni. of a
eiavlng fir I'll di ig Tliim in n m-o
undti treaimcnt at Iiellevin Moapl
tal tho Urt dose of 11 1 law iorfs
rare hiving been ndmlulni i d to
Ihom las; night Seven!) ivvo hours
I tKc lime which the do stl
males will be required for his cure1"
io work cffictuall)
In caso It Is ueco3sful. tho form ila
will bo mado rul'llc to tin medical
proles don that other mav i mfli b)
It The llirLO pntlents iunin wero
inrh continued victims u uorpd'a
that each of them wai rlvtn seven
cialno of the drus before, Pi I.angv
li rf admhiUtoted Ills corncilvo dose
Oi.o grain or morphine .to 111 kill an or
llni.v man bit th fistemx of these
ilirct vvei so KSliiintcd vvlih tho
ilrui; ilia' thev hnl roacln d tho state
called "toloimice ' bv sclent I it which
pertlmted them lo take sevm grains
cit without rlB'.c to thcli lives
I t thtough tho heart wnB tho )outh
Put there wero no teirs of sorrow;
lie lived to tell tho talo because.
J Tho wound was made by Cupid's
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