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NOT A "POOR MAN'S PARADISE" DISEASE, DISORDER AND LITTLE GOLD: THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY, JULY 22. 11)00. NOME r V 1 i X I fvV f V Use of Military Power Re lieves the Situation Some what, but Cannot Bring Fortune, Nor Even Daily Bread, to Thousands of Disappointed Seekers Af ter Fortune. srnciAi. cnRRBf-rox:i:xcn. Nome. Alaska. July i-fnlted States troops aro in virtual tontrol of Nome, and as a result a much 'greater feeling of public security c.xl-ts. Martial law has not been officially proclaimed, but that i virtually the condition nf affair? which exists at pres ent. Snldie rs with loaded rifles are on duty at the principal place anil patrol the streets regularly. The l-iwlcss element, which tiji to this time has scoffed at and refused to obey the civil authorities, now finds itself confronted by the Federal law. and ha been juick to realise the dilferer.ee in the matter of authority. One of the first illustrations of the Inten tion of the military authorities to stand no linwr.!n from the lawless rla wi'f forrted on tho morning of June Z. when a row took place in Wyatt Harp's saloon and gambling house on Front street. Karp. who Is well Known throughout the United States as a desperate character. having killed more than a dozen men In Tombstone. Ariz., and elsewhere, but never, it is claimed by hi friends, without Just provocation, was not on" of the principal actor- in the row. the fighter? lelnc one of his bartenders and n gambler, but Karp took a hand In the difficulty. A sildier who was on dutv in the street near by ran into the salion upon heanr.c that pistols had been drawn and placed Karp and the other two men under arrest. The prisoners were marched down the street between several soldiers and taken to military headquarters. Karp was released sion afterwards, it b-inc shown that he wa? not actively encaged In the treuble. It was through a request from the Cham ber of Commerco that General Randall, commanding the Department of Alaska, consented to assume limited control of the local Government. The Chaml-er realized that th ciil authorities were powrrles to enforce law and order, and. therefore, mart a united reo.ue.st that tho military officials take control. Thi request wa- -mbod!ed In a resolution adopted by tho Cfcambo- of Commerce of Nom-. Alaska, at special meetlnc held on June 24. i:xi. saving it "was undertaken t rrovlde protection tor person and propertv in the camp nnd vicinltv of Norn" until the ar.h.9i nr the Fnlttri States Pistrlct Court. nl' to enforce certain necessiry police. tn ltarv ind quarantine regulations until s h time as a municipal cnveniment ma be organized and established under tha new civil code of Alaska." Arms and I'lreTinrWs. All needed support will be given to the Commissioner-' court in th execution of its orders, and persons a-e warned "against the unlawful poss.. sion of properties previously cr.terM or located an J to which they have no jjst claim." The carrying of firearms ia the town by unauthoiteed pe-sons is prohib ited, and offenders against this regulation are t be sjmmarily dealt wltii by tht mill tary authorities. Detalbd instructions In regard to rollco and protection asunst fire will be clven to tho commmdlnc officer of the local military force, whom it is eipoted the citizens will to-operate with anl support. As the result of the. order cf General Ran dall. offenders nealr.st tho law will b ar raipd heforo one or the othe- of two of the United States Commissioners until such time as the United States District Court is convened. Civil cases will be heard by the third Commissioner. General R-ir.dall has also forbidden th use of fireworks of all descriptions on July 4 and at all other ttms. In view of th"- In flammable mat rial cf which the town is 'instructed and the Immense quantity of Inflammable goods that are stored here th order is generally regarded as an excellent one. Nome weald be practically helpless If a serious f re should take place and a strong wind blowing. It is likely that within twu hours the illmslly constructed place, con sls'ing of frame shanties and tents. would be swept away, together with the hundreds of thousands of dollars" worth of provisions and supplies which fill the stores and ware houses ar.d lin the narrow strip of beach for several miles. Sovcn-eichths of the food supply of Nome is contained on this narrow piece of land, and with this destroyed thTu is everr itrobabilltv that hundreds of nr- j-oivs might starve to death lfore supplies I coma arrive nere jiy snips from distant points. Imported Dlseane-. A condition which has been expected and droaucd has arrived. Smallpox has its crip upon Nome. There are to-day forty-one caes officially recorded, but It is believed thit there are many more that are beln? concealed from tliu authorities. Rumor ha It that there are If) cases in Nome, but this Is doubtless an exasper ation. Fortunately, tho disease Is not of a xlrulent type. Vaccination is belnr freely practiced. but thfl supply of virus Is rather limited. All casa, by direction of the mil itary authorities, are isolated at the small pox hospital, establlshtid in lajR tents and located at Nome River, four miles from the town. Up to thLs timn there ha leen but on death, that of William "vYorrr.slev. who died a ferw- davs ajro. He was a native or Texas, and arrived here on tho teamhtp Oregon, from Portland, about two weeks aso. LUXURY FOR OUR FIRST COLONIAL GOVERNOR. Magnificent Yacht Maintained for Governor Allen of Por Rico by the Federal Government Description of the Floating Palace. xntlTTSX FVP. THK S17XDAX HEPUm-IC. Our first Colonial Governor has an official yacht, maintained at the expense of tho people, which rivals in masnillcence the Hohenzollern of the German Emperor and the yachts of several other crowned heads, seme of which are Indeed Inferior to her in slzo snd splendor. Just why the Governor of Porto Rico should have an official yacht, when even the President has none. Is a mystery In the navy, to which she be longs. She is ikfcnded. however, upon the theory that Porto Rico is separated from us by water, and that Its Governor must make frequent trips around his colony. This gorceous vessel is tho Mayflower, Ivinc last week at the Brooklyn Navy Yard with her full complement of officers, blue jackets, marines, elict'iclans. steward, chef, valet for Governor Allen and maid for his wife these last two colored the May flower carries some forty souls. Just what it costs to keep the Governor's official yacht In commission Is hard to tell, but it must mount up into the scores of thousands. While the Federal Government did not in stall the three JA) solid mat hie bathtubs nor the costly furniture. It maintains them fittincly. In the Mayflower the iate Osden Goelet, known the world over as an enthusiastic yachtsman, teacned the acme of aquatic iuxui-y. Nca-1) a million dollars was spent by him in eacer lavishness Fast, stanch, Iiixurioj'; she miM be. sld the niillton nalrc. and fast, stanch and luxurious i-he was made. At the beginning of the Spanish War th I ii "III iff TT. 3 '!i! IS? ' i lit iH.iVV r m W, cri mm "I'T mmi T " I i w , y It i this steamship that Is held responsi ble for the introduction of the disease here, her captain havlnc purposely hurried his passengers a.-hore on her arrival for the purpose of avotdlnc beinc sent to quaran tine at Kcsr Island, near at Michael. This individual. It Is reported, will be called to account upon his return to Nome with his ship for having jeopardized the health of the town in such a manner To-day I learned that the I'lilted States otiielalf at St Michael will allow no per sons from Nome to ncend the Yukon Riv er, thtouch fear that sniHllpox may bo taken into the Klondike and Yukon River dNtrlct". General Randall Is rioinc every thing in his power to assist the local au thorities In protecting and preservini; th public health, but he is creatly h.impered by lack of facilities and official authoriza tion to incur expenses jn tni, present emer gency. He has only sufficient lumber for the construction of a camp to be erected at the mouth of the Nome River, where two companies of the Seventh Infantry are to lie stationed, and for otlvr military pur poses. Other supplies are needed for a pub lic hospital, the cost of which it is esti mated will he J!Vi. Sanitary Condition. VYher. I sroke to the ; ncral yesterday ahout his efforts to Improve the saiutary condltlon of the town, he s-ald: "The SIO.O") required for a hospital could. I ihlnk. be lastly raised by public subscription In Nome. The wealthy mercantile companies that have made, and are makinc. Immense profits n.s a insult of the present rush to Nome, and oth'-r concerns that aro m.iklu? much money from the sime source, loy.d themselves alone subscribe sufficient money for the construction of a public hospital without maklnc It necesstry to call upon other rcrsons In the community. Still, nil should b asked to subscribe. "Th" health of th town also demand the Immediate construction of some ss-tciu of sewcrace I have 1-sued orders for the burnlnc of all carluc," polble while the rest could be tiken lar out to sea and dumped. The erection of half h dozen or moto Urce places for public comfort Is alo a matter that should Iwt atter.de i to forthwith. I am appalled at thi horrible sanlinr"' condition of the town. In order to provide" for a systematic means of correct- I heirs: o' Mr. Goelet sold her to tho Govem mnt for nearly half a million dollars. The hull and the machinery were the main thlncs decired. and the costly flttlncs cut no figure in the purchase. Indeed the handso.-no mirrors that lined tho walls of the main hallway were quickly removed when the Mayflower assumed her Quaker carb for war service, and the exquisite silk lace turtains, which draped the mirroi3 wero painted a sooty hue. too. Rut tho biautlful parquet floors, and the three solid otu-pie-.-e marble bathtubs were left as the) stood. Five-Inch Runs were mounted cu her quarters and one-pounders In be tween. Altoctther. she cutricd twelve guns and a crew of 13J men. As a converted tor pcdoho.it destro)or she was attached to Sampson's squadron, in April, IMS. under the tammand of Commodore, .Mackenzie. This swift ere) hound or the seas did ad mli.ible duty as a scout, and tjii several oc casions drew the itre of the Havana bat teries, thouch she did not have the cood fortune to participate In the xlctorv at San tiago, as did the Gloucester. Hut "the May flower held up and sent to Key West under a, prize crew the Spanish ehlp Pedro, and on July 1?. 10S. while on blockade dutv, chased and hove to the Hritish steamship New foundland, under suspicion of carrying con trabanc of war. Tne Newfoundland was sent to Charleston In charge or a nrlz" crew also. ' The v-ar ended, what to do with the beau tiful crtft was a problem. When a feder.il overseer for tho Island of Porto Klco was drcidttl upon, and tho Assistant Secrcurv of the "vy drew the billet, at once it was peen that no State craft for the safe and speedy conveyance of our new dignitaries was a part of Fncle Sam's national Impedi menta. Somebody s.ucccsted reconverting the Mayflower Into her original nil.n r ' floating palace ror S)brltes. Ire.sto! 'twas I 'one. but not soon enough to serve, and ..t utu uiuc fcuvernraeni facai uoatlla l !' If fr TKt,Jt J h I. Dl Mh sit gg 'ill m fe - la Jrs'- m ;J. - - i r - t . - p:i I Imr the violations nf the str-itar.v 1-w which now exist to such an alarmln: ex tent. I have appointed three civilian r i slcians to act as s-inltnry inspectors. Thi v will make dallj visits to public nnd rrl vate bulldlnc. ar.d unless the oc uja"'s follow the instructions clven them ni'd Inx the clemslns" nf their prenilex aid kiepimj them clean I shall place thir Iti Jail. The situation Is too serious to ju-tlfv nnv balf-w ly nieasiiri". f)ne of tro lief danpers which I fc.ir Is an outbreak of tvphold fever and tjphoid pneumonia on an alarrniri: cIe " l.ltlle Cold. Owii'jr to the abence of heavy rains up to the pit-sent time there have not lieen my rases of lyphoxl fever teporied. Hut the time for an outbreak of fever annot ! much lonser avertet. physicians declare As n rfiilt of the want of tain the water supply for mtnlnc purposes on nearlv- al ' the rich creeks near here is almost i haustrd. iitnl cinnot list hevond ttn il iys loncer. The rich el.tipi- on Anvil. Peter Glacier. Snow Gulch and other creeks will then have to stop work With the worklair s. ason ending prart trail) about the end of October, the outlook Is not encouraEing. Onlv a romrtarattw lv small ntnnnnt nf cold has been taken out of th crxks this season and a smaller quantity from the much-talked-of beach, which was practi cally worked out at the cloo of Int sea son. Onlv a few men with hand n-kir-. have averageil more than or t er il.iv worklnr on the bca-h within a distance of fifteen niil.'s of Nome The tents of miners, which occupy th" beach fur a distance as far as the eye can reach east and nest of the town, fully fifteen miles, are clustered to cether so closely that in some instant es one can scarce I v find his wav bet neon them. if course, under s-eh clrcumstancs. ma ehincry cannot be worket to advant.iite. even if the cround Justified It lloioeolek I'lirliifif Hoiilers. Theto Is much cold dust in circulation In Nome and a larce qu.mtlt) has alreaily been shipped out of the countrv to the mint at San Francisco and to Seattle, ion it Is nearly all Klondike sold, brocsht here by stampoders, who becan arrivlnc here oyer the ice r early as Januarv, and oth-rs who have since come down the Yukon Hiver ' ff.itt lit mm 9 mh r , ' im i,7 4toa-rr'js tfiMiistf MM i S'iJriVSffW'Viii: m m lilt .1JJ .' I'-l.WUl m II lwrm mysM &. ye- j i i i '7 WQ imf i' v?SffiO IfPllf I i' i&l V m 7 "R b) ste-imhoats. Notnithstar. line this fj t i-e Nome "boomers" and eiithusUsts will mot Hkelv- nttempt to cr ate the impic i"ii that this cold Is entirely the output of Nome Steamers, leavlmr here for Seattle and Portland a"d San FrancNco continue to h.ive ar" piFMncer lists, many of th? per son rcturnlnc mi thesime steamers which brought iheni The steamship comianis. which .ue l.ircel) ri-srmislMe for liavlnc caused vticn a trmcndo-s rush to obtain !-art of the so-cilb-l "colden sands" of Nome rnliziiij that thonsiinds of dlap polntcd and hcirtslck m n and women ate anxious to get out of the countr). m mtt- to MrhfiTaW I II 1 1- EM5 ' C sir liffiSp 'lUMIIMI I'TlVIII - n I. rw mi ..-. mv -mvvu- '. THE 3IAYFL0WEB. i j " fi it "7-?.,?T"py?'L.., i i riwi" h I i ? THESACa ir ai vvh.it entire anil expense, are ch.irslrc tl.c same rates for the return PitM-ucc as for the vojace fropi Seville here early In th- month. Hundreds ,rf per sons have scarce Minicient means to take them h":ne. but -even they are con-Hered lucky b) thos unfortunates who are com pelled to remain for the reason that they are without money. It Is Ircely predicted that the Govern ment will bo oiilic d to end vessels here i.irlv in the. fall to take home hundreds of tramted .Mm i!c'-n. In the meantime, the highest prices for the most ordinary arll ebs continue to prevail. One dollar and fifty cents Is aked ami obtained for an or- Impresse 1 Into service ami first carried Gov ernor Allen of Porio Rho. I. S. A . in st ite to the s ene of hi: labors. Thouch tho T.i) flower could not waft Govirnor Allen lit regal m icniflcence, them v.-as pomp and tircum-t.intc a-plenty at this Initial colonial government tu'irtlnti for several real war ships lonvtyed the few oIIlcl.il and lieleheil forth iidequ-ue salutes ar the populate Wived low and cried "Salve:" Woik vas ru-hed on the Ma. flower, though, antl bv June IS she was out of drv dock, ninl i Iclit d,i)K Liter she left New York f t Ptrto Rico to an nit the Governor's plt-aute. A few- days' later she bore him back to the State in all the glory or ghnt Inc mirrors, polished -ilvcrvvare. waxen floors, whirring elictrie fans, glistening ma hogany furniture ami a pleniltu.le of able anil obliging servants. True, it was so warm coining up athwart the Gulf stream that Governor Allen did not avail himself of the virgin white onnmel'cd state lieiiroem. dressing-room and bath suite, but slept on a tufted leather divan In the snaclous nwn. (ion-room on the main deck. Still, tho munificence was all there at his command. !intM14y- j i I1 I v 1 I dMm , img&Wm i ill 4t ' m. imm- ymwL rtmfxWiJK ff m ' .iMlMli Mh 1 Skm wiT V 3 m Z - -'iVV--' , A' J '. i- i-r - t i v w .3c& j ' irV?7l VVvva1L I, in),niiiB II i; i iiMjMWWffMrilJ j ..i .. i A'tb liv 'i u fu iiiMiMiTTriilii liu.-i , 'III if I lililni HOITINW5OTEfiS2P5 SA1G0R CffirLUOHE d.r tv h u-e broom. 1 -e , ; cents per pound, coal ?. per ton. new i uors p ent per pound, fl-ur ? per l''. butt r l P" r pound; a bottle of ink. iich r i-. ! d I n the States for h cents, il cents; ;mb r J'.J" per l. feet, a one-pound can of t im.it cs Tji tents, and bacon 3-t cent per p un 1 Fift rents is charced for a s-have ucil 1 fer cuttirr hair. Um! llen lor Offii-rltoldrr. rTmer Governor McGraw, who Is a Seat tle li-.wer and v.Iio came litre for the jmr Pm of aceptmc the jwitlon of l'nlte.1 St 'rs Commissioner, but deelded to return to S attic ufter looking over the situation, told me that J?") per month rent was de manded of him for a small room In a frame tdia-itv in which to establish his office. "I tl I not come to Nome to rob myself." ' said to mc when describing the circutn staii es later Mr. McGraw i . mlnlnc man of wide experience and made much monev hi the Klondike resion several years nco by tl e -ale of mines "This plaie Is trimendously overdone." he said "IVr i very twentv persons who are brc now- there should not le more than one. N 'thine In Nome Justin s the wild ru.'h w'-l h bi taken place ibere from all parts of the I niled St ites. ;md the bolsterinc up of pr: cs for ivcrythinc In this camp Is wltt.out reason." He returned to Seattle lat vverk. f'laint .fiimpln, Irst'nces of tintnciil disaster which has ev rtaken many Kastern men and concrns wl"i rame here for the purpose of worklnc 1 lm" with machinery on a larce scale the claims havlnc bten boupht last winter frm . re rde of Nome men who lnvadeil the Kj.t Iicklnc for victims continue to ac eumul ite The m.inacer of one of these com iw ie.'. vvhlrh has a fanciful name and an ImiHisinc otllce In Iovver Broadway, New oik. with a numler of excellent New York b s'nc s names amonc Its llst of directors, .idmlttf 1 to me yesterdav that his company h id Inmcht from one individual who l-itcd N w York durinc the winter one claim aioite vvl ' h had been Jumped three times. This man who did the third Jumpinc stie c. -d.d In cettinc J?VX for it from tho lertidlnc Ntw Yorkers, whose names, if I Rive t'.em. would be sufficient to cause the crc.itrst surprise that such ordinarily si rewd business men should have been mi ail) induced to buv Nome "cold bricks." Another instance is that of a man f orn Salt l.ake '"ity. who bought thirty-live lit rses here and a larce amount of m.i ihir.. ry with which. In the Innocence of his In art. lie Imacinctl he could sCr.ipe the tundr.i by tneims of plows without the slichtest tlifi'e ulty. He had alto boucht n numlier of claims. I'ntil he arrived here he was one of the most enthusiastic admirers of Nome i-s a cold-minlr.c camp, anil stroncb reenttl any nilection upon Its Tiehr.css ami attractiveness. A couple of lays was sufficient to satt'Iy him that his Investment was a dead loss. The tundra Is frozen to a depth of forty feet durln-r the entire year. Ix-cinnlnc from one foot below tbe surface, and probibly has ben In this mndltlon fo- aces. Wlien rxcavate.l antl exposel to the -un's rays the thawlntr accomtdl-bed amounts to prac tically ntdhinc In this land, where the rays of the yun are not frequently seen, and even when in evidence do not cive anything like such he.it n.s in the States. The man from Salt I,ake now- finds him self with a larce outfit on his hands and a On the ptirt side and adjolnlrg the sulto ouiimn is i.U(iiilps is another boudoir with bathroom attached, similarly dor.t; In dainty white, .set off by pink brocade wall h.iuglrc.s and velvety rugs imported from the Orient, that l known as ".Mrs. Allen's quarters, sir." while abaft the Governor's smite on the starboard side Is still another confection In w nlte. pointed out by M. R ndii. the obliging and distlncuishcd "look Inc French steward, as "Mees Allen's ratchet, m'sicur." Here. too. the wash basins are of solid marble, with nickel fittings; the louts XVI hlftonler and dressing t Me of white en anrl. the wardrobes with mirrored doors. the cozy torner of soft. Inviting dark green velour. and the wall coverlnc, pink ami white striped silk, with a small flower pat tern running throush it. The writing table Is harmoniously white; the fauteuil h--s-Je It Is snow), too; as are the draperies of m'lady's couch. In all the liedreoms wicker furniture, in the natural color or with green peiicillngs. has been lnstall.il for the sum mer. The dozen Kazak. D.ichcstati. Iran, Anatolian and Carabaugh weaves rrom the A number of persons ur.de- salary whom h" broucht with him from Utah. To Mke them and his live stoik and machinery bark to I'tah only mtans an additional expense. r.nd whi hevir way he fares the situation further loss .-eems apparent. His experi ence is similar to that of thousands of other persons, althouch perhaps to a les-ser extent. llinmlonril Machinery. Hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth, of maehinerv antl other supplies line the beach for several miles near tho town, part of It havlnc been abandoned by the ill -appointed owners, while the rest is waltinc to le removed- In order that room may bo bad on the narrow- strip of beach for the quantities of surplies that will be brousnt in by the deludtd persons who are comtiiu here on the second sailings of the steamers f:om Seattle antl San Francisco, pasrace money and freight charces. through, tho caution of the steamship companies, have all been paid in advance. Some of it. to my own knowlcdce. was paid for as lone a- months aco. so that, even If the pas-se-ncer- ami freicht shippers soon to em bi:k should heed the words of warning; civen by the Herald In its letters from Nome, and should wisely decide to remain at home the steamship companies will be even creater calrers. for there wlll-bc hoC' necessity to feed passpneers durinr th voyac-. and the freicht paid for would not " be loaded on the ships. It is a cae of "Heads I win. tails you lose." and the unfortunate individuals whose moivy is in the safes of tho steam ship companies are helpless. They have tha jior cor.solaticn. however, of knowlnc that they can save their return money by re malnlnc at home. Information has been received here that Judce Arthur H. Noyes of Minneapolis, Minn., the newly appetnted Judce for tho district of St. MIchael.which Includes Nome, will arrive here la Aucust on the Unltetl States revenue cutter McCuIloch. which left this place on June :N for Seattle by the way of St. Michael, for the purpos of bnnclntr him here. Immediately upon his arrival ho will convene court. He will be accompanied by C. L. Vawter of Kelt na. Mont., who has been appointed I'nl'.ed States Marshal of. Nome through the Influence of Senator Car ter of Montana. Jo-eph K. Y0od3 of Missoula. Mont., the) new United States District Attorney of Nome. aNo an appointee of Senator Carter, will accompany Judcc Nojes. There will al. so lie a number of clerks and subordinate official? in the part). It Is probable that Judce XA'llliam Ickersham of Tacoma, re cently appointed Federal Judce for the Fa cie City district, anil William A. M. Post, the new District Attorney for that district, will al-o take passace on the McCuIloch for their posts. News was received here on June ; of a strike on the Hluestoco River, which l about fifteen miles from Port Clarence and forty miles tr"m Nome. Nolhlnc definite la known here as to the importance of tho clleceil new- cold dlccifcs. Persons are not rushlnc there from Nome, throuch fear that the report may have been purposely started by Individuals who are interested In havlnc; money broucht to I"ort Clarence by those who are distrusted with the exniccerated re ports ahout the richness of Nome. Report ed now- strikes In the vicinity of Nome aro looked upon with much suspicion until def inite Information Is received. floors of the library, reception room, dtaing rotim ami smoking-room, are rolled up and piletl In the hallway of the grand 3lon In picturesque opulence. The Kithroom at present looks bare. The faucets arc labeled "hot. salt": "cold, salt": "hot. fresh": "cold, fresh": and the fancy nozzles for plunge, wave, sprinkler, shower or douche baths beckon the specta tors alluringly, when the attentive steward remarks that the thermometer "ees ver htgh to-tla). m'sleur." chucklingly. Hack In the mahogany fitted library, with Its broad, flat-topped desk, opewrlter cab inet and book shelves, all done In beautiful dark red. ate all the most recent publlea tlonst.or,i Charles Rcresfoni's ami Colqu houn's volumes un china, monographs on the Roer war. Kinling. Ford. Mary John- sitin. iiiurrnui ami an tne popular author of tho day. Pearl marqueterie tabourets, leather couches, pier mantel mirrors, wick er chairs and well-adjusted electric fan conduce to tho fortunate official's enjoy ment. The dinlne-room Is palatini. Running tho full width of the ship. like the reception mom. It contains an abundance of worthy fittings extension table, sideboard, china, closet, buffet. linen closet all In choice ma hogany. The mantel and crate are parti colored Mexican onyx. The electric lights art- modi'ied with translucent bulbs. The skylight 13 shielded with cirectlvo sliding shades. In the reception-room x-ery largo photo graphs or the New York. Orccnn. Texas. ...uvraiu .ii- ill- aiiui-tjii prju:? oi inti navy, neatly framed In plain gold, set oft the wall panels. A mahocany upright piano antl music rack adorn one corner. A Gen erous sofa, piled high with cu-hlons. fills a. ride wall. Itound. squire and kidney shaped mahocany tnbles are scattered about, witii hassocks conveniently placed. Tho walls. like those of the other rooms have Grecian half pillars", and panels of white enamel t match the celling The floors are all parquet and scrupulously shiny and slipper)-. I'pon the promenade deck is the smoking room, also done in m.ihoganr. with tiled fireplace, corner writing tables, movable smoktnjr sets, wicker easy chairs, maple panels, with a profu-ion of square mirrors plenty of electric lights and fans. The decks are well screened by new whito awrlngs. The modern guns sljsten here and there along the situs. The spacious canc-w-ay Is guarded by an orderly in spotless white. Tha rigid marines are posed at their proper distances. Ah Lee. who was Dewey's cabin boy on the Olympia. stands smiling his inscrutable smile at the door of the epptain's cabin. A savory odor as cends from the galley, and. all together, of ficial life seems a decoroui ard enviable af alr.? "Goerror Allen of Porto Rico. B. MR. SPRAGUE SAYS Stewed fnilts and lots of other health food! f . served at Um UtUlcatessa, -?