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TJ. S. WEATHER BUREAU, July 10. Last 24 Hours, Rainfall, . .00.
Temperature, Max. 81; Mis. -71. Weather,. clear, with-strong trades.
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AGNIPIOENT beyond any spectacle of ,the kind these waters have ever,
seen' boforo was, that which presented itself to the waiting thousands
as tho vessels of tho Atlantic fleet rose, one after' another, out of the
Eastern horizon, .'as in column formation they advanced, with statoly movement.
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jadjoln it and stretch along toward the east, and buttress it on
was a procession that numbered thousands. It was mado up of ell ages, all
classes, all races, and all nationalities. It wont to the rendezvous in ovcry kind
of conveyance. Of course, tho street cars carried tho larger number, nut ny
.narch along tho narrow anil dusty road which leads around Diam:nd Head.-
0 irrow thick on tho soaward sldo of this road, prevenuag a view or
automobile, and carriage, and scores on horseback, pcoplo found their way to thoy mt.
HAWAIIAN' GAZETTE, FRIDAY, iJULY I?, I90S.
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Schroeder on. Pearl Harbor
was tCnt impressiveness about that column of twolvo battleships which Tho Pearl narbor naval station will bo made a modol for tho Torld, a com.
ovra the immensity of ocean could not destroy. Slowly the column moved, as !' .., - . w u ...,. .n .-- .
-,,, ment that Rear-Admiral Schroeder has expressed In connection with the work
something so great and powerful that haste was unnecessary. So slowly tte,of . Qf Jg j coraonces lts work today
vessels moved, in fact, that tho smoko from their funnols was not left hohlnd f th(J establishing of & navai station on the Federal reservation at Pearl"
by their speed, hut was carried forward over tho port how hy tho fresh north- Harbor. It was In order that the work of , this board mlghtgo .forward without
east trade wind. tho least delay whllo the fleet Is here that the flagship of the Rear-Admiral"
Honolulu testified its appreciation of tho spectacle and tho importance of camo j th0 uarb0r t0 aock ana 414 not .lie outside with tho other ships off
' the event by turning out en inasso to witness it. her division. .
Tho morning opened with tho sky overcast, and some gentle threats cf tairi Thero are no naval stations in tho world like the one planned for Pearll
In tho daik clouds that tho trada wind kept bringing up in battalions from tho Harljori tno noarcst approach to ifbeing ono of tho Italian naval stations, nowi
northeast, but which could scarcely keep their formation after they passed the tne aamiration of the naval men. of all nations. Tho naval stations of tho
zenith and reached tho southern half of tho sky. But by 9:39 o'clock, when) TJnited Btates, like thoso of overy other' naval power, aro tho evolutions of
Clmtain Noilson's class first brought tho smoko of tho Connecticut out of tho former wooden-ship building yards, changed from time to time as tho exigency
1 luur of cloud wheio tho sea and sky meet, tho sun had got the mastery of tho j,rOBOl patched up to meet the changing' conditions of naval construction, tho
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clouds, ana mere wao no iurwur iuar m iuui. I ouuaings oeing put wnero possioie uiatcaa 01 wuere iuu&i. cuuvwicnv, wu wiu
Then began tho procession toward Diamond. Head ana ine.neigura mat arrangemcnt mado to fit conditions existing.
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At Pearl Harbor the authorities liavo an absolutely clear field to go on, and
a free hand to place tho various buildings so as to a complete equipment
arranged as a homogeneous whole. Nothing Is in tho way of a perfect arrangement,
and thero are no old equipment plants or buildings to bo used up as best
Diamond Head, or Kalmukl. Tho Rapid Transit Company ran their cars on Much data JYr the use of tho board has been gathered by Engineer Parks,
thejiKiug street lino in threes, and tho biggest cara tho company operates wcro wh0 has been on tho om f0r g0metlrne, and tho engineers of Captain Otwell's
us?fl; ana tnoy were crowaca. is xuuuy w iut - du., vmmi .---"-." glau flavo Decn vrorKins out mo aetaiis,
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cow way on a single car, scarcely quo iui uu u " i.uu.0 u ,
afilundred on a trip.
At the end of tho car lino in Kapiolanl Park tho procession tocK up itsi
Efficiency of the Ships
;bo ocean, until tho sharp grade near Judgo Dolo's residence brings tho way-1 Thg Atiantlc fleef'arrives at Honolulu In a state of greater efficiency than
arcr above the trees. At this point tho ocean Burst upon rno viw, ana 10 au . h b t ttao h newest from th0 shinvards. On the cntlro
tut tho earliest arrivals tho column of the fleet as wclL As peoplo roached this twonty.ono hundrea mue run frora San Jranclsco, during which dally evolutions J
Xjoint exclamations or Burpnse, 01 wonaer, ami ui buu uiuu w """'were performed by tho battleships in line, the "breakdown" flag was not onco
cfter another. But still the procossion moved on to lao level pciris in xno
toad near the lighthouse and tho Lookout Station, and the greenr.vrid of their
grounds was the attiactivo point for most.
Along this point of tho road for a hair an nqur Deiore me uonnecucui wau
Diamond Head itself were occupied by
many daring ones, who thus mado of
the ancient crater an amphitheater for
this modem spectacle.
Thn uuuibo of tho fleet from tho
fore the spectators, it stood out in all
is massive solidity as a floating fighting
machine. Tho view of the fleet
from hero was superb. Diamond Head
juts out considerably from tho general
coastline, bringing the vessels, as
tbey proceeded along an undeviating
courso, nearer to the spectator.
As tho fleet passed Diamond Head,
tho vantage point, of view changed to
-the Waitlkl beach, and tho procession
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having taken Pilot Macaulay aboard,
started to enter tho channel. Slowly
sho proceeded, whllo from the
fishing fleet and from the outer
wharves beyond tho boathouses began
the bombardment of daylight fireworks.
An explosion, a spreading puff
of cloud high In air, and out of it thero
would float' tho figures of animals, of
fish, of flowers, and the tboosond and
one ingenious phantasies of tho
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displayed from any of tho sixteen vessels. This is a wonderful record, and ono
of which Admiral Sperry and his officers may feel Justly proud.
Tho "breakdown" flag, which is the signal broken out by a vessol when,
thrcuirh accident to or cnirincs. she becomes for the time unman.
nbreast of Diamond Head there were hundreds of peoplo and scorej cf vehicles. ,j.a unaba t0 keen her nlaco in tho formation, was a frcauent sightl
It wai a fine point of vantage. It was well occupied. 1 1 01: ring tho run of tho battleships down the eastern South American coast, a,
But not aU were content to stop oven of soeclatois took up its westward e,at gieir esa common M the men,in command learned tholr vessels, tho
Here. The very ridge and crest of se, W B "; S SS endnecrs their amines, and the wo'ak spots in tho gear strengthened. Prom
beach. J the Strait north the flag was used at times, but not once.has it been flown
was Just twelve o'clock when the taetu San Francisco and this port. ,
Connecticut camo off tho entrance to j ij,ts is a tribute to tho valuo of tho practical lessons learned by the men of
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tho othor vessels of the fleet tooX their
,, I assigned position, tho socond'BivisIon'as tho Atlantic fleet is talcing in teaewng tnat a uaitiesnip can bo taiten caro
Xeper Settlement past Diamond Hoad meloxiag t0 tn8 eastward of the en-'of when thrown on its own resources. On tho Pacific coast it was found that
ras nearly due west, irom uiamon0 trance or the channel, and three thero wcro Xow dmagM the battleships requiring attention, repairs1 having
Head, after the column came in view, , sels of the fourth division to the west- Bati6faCtorv. "
m.1. ..!. noriTiOfHtrn an that WOrQ, WUUO XUO30 OI IBO J1IBV UIVUIOU, "
tho position gave perspecuve, so Wisconsin of tho fourth, took1 The battleships in and off port today aro in better shape for ciuiso or
idle the whole twelve vessels Were in readv to enter tho harbor. As t.s Oun thm, havn over Imn at snv time and thn men alioanl them urn re.
view, each individual vessel stood out in their course since they were sighted, 'monslblo 'for their fine condition.
clearly to tno eye, moving, sccminmy, u p "" w rauiraa uu u . .
toward the spectator. As they came:-- -- - j
nearer and nearer, moro and moro of Be8. Each took its position as in a
outline and configuration was mado . well-ordered ceremony, There was in
clear, until, as eacn vessel passea do- overyiuing wo ueauiy 01 precision. 1
To Sail One. Day Ahead
It was announced aboard tho flagship yesterday that the ilnto of sailing
for tho South Seas and Australia had been changed to Wednesday, July 22, instead
of Thursday, the 23d. Tho fleet will leave Honolulu at. 0 p. ra.
The division now at Lahalna will return to Honolulu on Sunday after finishing
coaling there. None of tho warships now at Honolulu will go to Lahalna
for coaling or any other purpose save the, Nebraska.
BOSTON, July 17. Tito Anti-Imperialists have endorsed the candidacy
of Bryan for the Presidency.
SUGAR. DO Decree Test Centrifugals, 1.30c. Por Ton, $87.20.
88 Analysis Boots, lis. lVjd. Ter Ton, $87.00.
WHO US NO. 8025
BATTLESHIPS PASSING: DIAMOND HEAD.
fetes on tho 300th anniversary of the
founding of tho city.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July
Prohibition National convention Is
now In session. R. H. Fatton has been
chosen temporary chairman.
FRIEDERIOHSHAVEN, July 10.
Flight of Count Zeppelin in his airship
yesterday was postponed for a week
on account of an accident. Count Zeppelin
has made tho most successful air.
ship flight so far recorded, having re
(Associated Press Cablegrams.)
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 17. The program arranged for tho entertainment
of tho officers and men of tho American Atlantic float provides foe
dally entertainments whllo tho fleet Is in tho harbor, for dinners by tho Governor
and tho city officials, and for receptions to Admiral Sperry and hi3 officers.
IXCPPNEB, Oregon, July 14. A cloudburst yesterday did much damage
here, but there was no loss of lifo.
MANILA, July 15. Tho constabulary has stormed Cotn, in Mindanao.
Pourtoen outlaws were killed.
HANTANDEB, July IP. In a storm hero fishermen have been
LONDON, July IB. Tho Prince of the effect that It was unlawful for
,-Wales 'and suite havo sailed in the transportation companies to provido "
transportation of iutorstato nature as
payment of advertising bills.
15. Tho DEKVETt. Julv IB Alia, the anar
chist, who shot and killed a Roman
( Catholic priest whllo receiving holy
communion sevoral months ago, was
hangod yesterday. On tho scaffold
he cursed tho priests and roviled tho
Soman Catholic religion.
I NEW YORK, July 10. A bomb explosion
yesterday wrecked an apartment
malned in tho air over twelve hours and houso. No fatalities resulted from tho
directed his machine over a great ex-'explosion and tho perpetrator of tho
panso of territory. I outrage Is unknown as Is his reason for
LONDON, July 10. Baron Eomura, 'the act.
who has been here as tho Japanese Am. j ST, PAUL, July 10. Tho Shriners
bassador, and who it is expected will in conclave hero havo adjourned and
bo named as Minister of Foreign Af- selected Louisville as tholr meeting
fairs In the Katsura Ministry, will sail place for next year,
for Toklo on tho twenty-seventh of I LONDON, July 10. France carried
this month. He will return to Japan off tho honors In tho bicycle
via America, race yesterday at the Olympian games.
CHICAGO, July 10. Judge C. O, I POTTSVILLE, July 10. An explosion
Kohlsaat, of tho United Btates Circuit in a mine yesterday killed seven miners
Court, yesterday rendered a decision to and injured others.
WASHINGTON, July Vicksburg and the Princeton have been
ordered to service In the Atlantic coast defence. It is oxpected the ships will
stop at Honduras as they proceed to tho Caribbean Sea,
Tho Marietta is now at Jamaica, and has been directed to bo ready to proceed
to Puerto Cortez.
The cruiser Tacoma will take one hundred and fifty marines from the
Isthmus to Honduras, whero tho rebels aro threatening tho seaports,
The cruiser Albany has arrived at Amalpa, )
WASinNGTON, July 10. The gunboat Marietta, Captain William J. Maxwell,
has been ordered to Puerto Cortez, and her commander has received orders
to make a thorough Investigation of tho situation at Paducah,
PANAMA, July 17, Ono hundred and sixty marines havo been ordered
to prepare themsolves for field service. It is bellevod that thoy are to be
sent to Honduras. Tho cruisers Des Moines and Albany each carried ono hunt
drcd marines to Amalpa on Sunday,
PARIS, July 17. Count Boni de Castellano, tho formor husband of tho
Princess do Sagan, who was Miss Anna Gould, has asked tho courts to award
htm tho custody of his two children -and compel the mother to pay twenty
thousand dollars annually for the support of each,
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17. Tho Prohibitionist National Convention baa
warned E. W, Chafln, of Chicago, as its candidate for President, and A. E,
of Ohio, as Vice President, j
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