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THE RErUBLIO: STTNDAT. OCTOBER 25. 1903. .-...... .. .,..- .. ., .g. ,.. ... .f. f . 'H ... ... -.. .... t 9 m t T. ,, ,..... . .. . T T - .-. ... .. .. ... .. - T. f - .. . .0m. l- I . ! ST. LOUIS YAGHTMAH'S CRUISE TO NOVA SGQTlfl IN 11 HERRESHOFF BOAT. COLONEL JAMES GAY BUTLER'S "DUQUESNE" IS ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY FEET LONG AND HER CABINS ARE ARTISTICALLY FURNISHED IN OLIVE GREEN AND PALE BLUE. ., , i , I H t t I ft - - - , t t -T- - - -- - - -. . . m. i. . a t . -i ;R.vei J&tf'A-: - n , . I r LA---. -, " . ; S IM1 Hi in' iiii in ! "TiwiWfciMifTii'iV. i", i i 3SUsSftMP -S lSr" rr'-"' &-- ' '-"." Z rlQ BVTLEB'3 YHCHT 'DCCLlSTS-V HsrcHoHgp or tit. - jry?s. YEU'l"OJ3rf t::!ti. -? 1 's&&"-- 2i5Sl 7B iiiltf'11"" mill wii I jmyR 1 ' lWIP1 ' ul r - fl I a v ilf' vSi24K I A. ''--i?i- Hft, 7w M M b j ' r' i . i "Vsfe' v' l . 4fc5lv" v 1 "T, ' P -' r"?--J V" Hill : ire 11 W r T.ii mii -" ' - Ep c or f7f T'' - -w WnrTTEX FOR THE SUNDAV RBTl'ltMi'. One of the lincst steam yachts owned by a St. Louis man is the luquesne. She Is the pleasure craft of Colonel James. Gay llut.er of West ?lne loule vanl. who with his family enjoyed this millionaire's laxnry last summer. Three years S" Colonel liutier paid J50.0OJ for thl3.flnt-lookiiiR vessel. It w J built by the famous Herreshoffs of Bristol. R. L, and was the object of especial pride of John llerreshoft. the blind member of the Arm. Before the vessel pHt-sed into Colonel Butlers hanos sir. Ilerreshoff went care fully ovef this beautiful yacht on uls hands, and, Hnees .from stpm to tern, Xeel ng for any jiossibie defect tlutt nilgbl roveal itself to his sehsltfvt; touch. Arter -this strenuous1 and singular in spection: of. bis work, he found the yacht la accordance with his approbation. From' the time Colonel Butler tool: pos nessten Of thli ieaut!ful Hesse! he has spent about JlS.TOt a year mion her main tenance FLS VEXNAXTS OP FOUR YACIIT CLCBS. The Duquesne is entered In four yacht clubs, flying the pennants- of the Xew Tork yacht Club, the .Larchmont Yacht Club, the Columbian Tachi Club anil the Sfanhassett Yacht Club: She went Into commission last season on June 17 and was entered for the trial races in' an official capacity. The Butlers went -aboard their yacht 2IIUl the intention of remaining on It live months, and they never for a day de parted from that programme. The Du quesne went as far north as Xov Scotia. Mrs. Butler, cf peclally, is devoted to the Mm I V U ' - TT" 1 WMWMfilmr - .ftcsSfly - i r - V '" ' ' - f I'M n fe? ia 1 SBtfi ill 1 Jg '-v T . i I m Ht B nns j g sutler. -n k --xmi'mij&f' '-di trwed ws " 'Wi 1 -.-Vi --r 1 .r .vWLJ'' 11... - I AM .t 3BS! v? - h, . O i - aT iiiiliiiiiiiii'n cyj- rfeiiifMj'f " jjH3jyabi. i-c!lCJ ps&fisasjr . '-.-vift M 4Vv.&-sB&lf$fl-?J y i Mr&3 JIDELE 2Z&R T, orf CJL .wr MRS BZrT.E&'3 Hi 53& 7. tv-rf!r. s.ti1 Itarillt fvr ij' fAftl" n41iArn during a sumpier cruise. . , . t-oiuaei liuuer nas liaa many oners irqm 'e'lithuxlasllc -Auvlitsmen who wanted to buy the liuquesne. but he refuted s-trad-fastl. pml h not likely to tire soon or his cosily plaything. The crew numbers twtUe men. includ ing the raptaln and first male. Two chefs ate employed, and there are two maids for th ladies. There ate cabins for elsht Irsons. thauEli more can bo accommo dated on the larse couches which range alone the tides of the salon. The dining salon is on deck, somethlnR' unusual in a yacht. It Is a magnificent room, furnished throuKhout .in mahogany and red un hrilstrry. A regular schedule for meals is ob- veryed, the ante as on large transat lantic steamers. Breakfast Is served at 3. though Colonel Butler rises long before that time, takes a salt water plunge and tramps the deck' for a morning exercise before his first meal. Luncheon Is serred at 1:39 p. m. and dinner at 6:30 tharp. Mrs. Blitlcr. who is a splendid sailor, never elaya below except at night. She occupies a large willow chair, and In stormy weather is strapped to It and covered with Xavajo blankets to keep dry. ENTERTAINED MIES HART OF PORTLAND PLACE. Purine the summer the Butlers wen never without visiters. It is one of the customs or tms cuue to invite a young Blrl from their set. with the prrWIec '" k ' manr ef her friends as she llkrs. to enjoy the jacht's h-pitality. This year Mi's AdIe Halt, daughter cf Mr. ami Mrs. Aagastm It. Hart of Port land place, was the fortunate, one. Mis Hart, who is an exceedingly pretty and stylish young woman, chose whit for her yachting costumes. In warm weather she wore white linen duck. Her everyday costumes were made of white serge, yachting style, and with this dres she wore a natty cap embroidered In the Duquesne pennant colors and In signia. Mrs. Butler also appeared preferably In white serge with yachting cap to match. The Butler yacht's private signal Is a flag which combine the Colonel's college Hue. Ann AiJwh's color, with cavalry yel low.' In memory of bis army day. A small U on a black MM. Hnish the deslcn. Tlie moment rbml lluttrr rts' feet on hU yacht the pemtMlit up. ,to remain there until shf goen Into cummlsshMt or la liarlxred -for the winter. The rhhin nel on lard the yacht i marked nllh this private pennant, com bined wltli the Xew York Yacht Club's Iemianl. the red and Mue stripes, with a small white star. All the yacht stationery la stamped in the same manner. The cabins on board the Dwi'mn are handsomely equipped. Mrs. Butler's pri vate cabin It finished In olive green ami pale blue. in ramy weather the deck run be en tirely closed in with awnings and mada Just as cgmfonabU as any other part of the boat. During the entire five months that the Mailers were on lioard their yacht they never had a ml. hap from storm or weath er, though they experienced same rough seas occasionally. - Colonel Butler since his return home was aiked whether be had not lwen sick In lh manner tliat eai'.ors sometimes suc cumb, but he denied It vehemently. "I am built for a yachtsman short leaucd ymi know." sakl the Colonel, "and tie best iferson In the world to hold down a Wk chair. Mrs. Butler can't be hired lu ko ashore long enough to let me have n ita party. She Is devoted to the boat and the bt woman sailor I ever saw. "We carried the JVorkl's Fair flag this summer wherever we went and created no end of exilternent. Everybody who knows yacht and their signals tried to KUe9 what that odd blue flag meant, but thev al' gave It up and had to be told. "Governor Francis sent me one early In the nimmer and we floated her very proudly. Colonel Butler's yacht Is 130 feet long. The favorite mode In vogue with Mr. and Jire. Butler for entertaining whs to steam Into some perl, where tbey knew they would find friends, send the launch ashore and gather up a party of guests, which were net bard to tlnd all along the At Jan tic Coast last summer. These were brought out to the yacht asked to make themselves at home over the boat. LUNCHEON TVA8 SERVED ON DECK. Luncheon was served on deck, and the party was large It was returned befi dark to the port in which It waa jrathere. Mmailer and morn Intimate parties m held for dinner, and a moonlight cm uunng which tne ys.cn fs orohastra pi vided music, often for a dance on t smooth and shining deck. When time came for the good-nights t: guests were returned to shore In th launch, one of the three boats with which the yacht is equipped. The two other boats are the dingy and the lifeboat. Some of the guests who enjoyed Colonel ana jurs. Butlers hospitality last summ on the Duquesne were: Sir. and Mrs. Ai gustus B. Hart and their daughter. Adel of Portland place; Mr. and Mrs. How: Blossom. General and Mrs. George 1 Shields, and Mr. Lelahtcn Shields, an Ar Harbor College student: Mr. and Mr George II. Wright and family. Mr. ar Mrs. John H. McCluney. Misses Clar Elizabeth and Mildred McCluney. ar Messrs. John. Samuel ami James 11 Cluney; Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Scudd and family. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Ud and their summer guests. Profeisnr ai Jim. Warren of Boston. Judge and Mr Hary W. Bond and family, and man others of the St. Louis colony to be four at HyannMport and Cape Cod. HOW. .UNCLE -SAA HAD -10 WASI AND IRON IIS BOYS' MONEY. WntTTEN FOR THE SUNDAY REPUnUC. When Uncle Sara pays In gold coin of the United States his obligations to his fighting nephews in the far East a fairly considerable dent is made In the national bank roll. When the transport drops an"1- in Ma nila Bay and the Quartermaster Captain goes up the River Paslg to the office of the Captain of the Port, there is rejoicing from the water front to the Army and Navy Club. In Calle Palaclo. for the gentleman with the shoulder straps realizes that now to the pomp and circumstance, of war as expressed by the functions at the Gov ernor's palace in Malrconan and the Gen eral's receptions in Malate road is to be added the material consideration of valor money or. as the natives say It. dinero. Certainly the man who goes a-soldler-ing has a right to expect prompt pay. Ordinarily he gets it Sometimes, for various reasons, lie .Walts. One of the oddest of these various rea sons was advanced on the recent arrival In Manila of the United States transport -iu2&er. The Sumner, being the money ship, the word waa exultantly passed around Ma nila the mlnuto her funnels were recog nized off Corregldor. "Now." argued the Captains and the Colonels and the Lieutenants and the "shave tails" and all tin- rest of the grand army, "miw we will get our money and spend it in more or less riotous living 'neath the sliade of the sheltering palm." "But. said one. Colonel Charles II. Whipple, by way of being the chief pay master of the islands: "Manana." And from the consequent questionings developed the fact that Uncle Sam had been 'doing a little Job of washing and Ironing money, and not till the wash waa dry could the creditors get tlfeif pay. The why of it was this: A TREASURE SHIP. When the good ship Sumner, drawing clear of the Folsom street dock. In San Francisco, and heading out oast the Pre sidio and the-Faralon Islands, had been on ber way not longer than It takes from 10 o'clock to tiffin time the dlsovery was made by a certain of lie favored passengers that money was aboard. Tho Sumner was a veritable tteature ship, carrying paper to the value of JM0. CM stamped with the promise of tho Gov ernment of the United States. Now. as everybody knows, such a sum of ready cash as this Is not to be care lessly handled or lightly considered. It won't' do to take a fortune of this magnitude and stow It away In a steamer trunk under the bunk, and It Isn't "the regulations" even to put it In the little safe In the Quartermaster Captain's snuf office en the main deck. t No. some more secure hiding place must be found. Such a place wan found for the Sum ner's tiVi.cna First tho money, which was In denominations of ones, twos, tens and twenties; had been neatly bound up In appropriately sized packages and the whole collection placed In a larse wooden box. Iron bound and lined with tarred paper. Next, the box had been - taken aboard. "The piece for this money." decided the Quartermaster Captain, "is the powder magazine." The Captain argued it would be & good thing to keep the bills In a dry place. Next, lie argued that the powder maga zine was a dry place. Ergo, the powder magazine was n good place for Ihc J360. 000. The logic of the Quartermaster Cap tain was flawless. STORED IN MAGAZINE. The money was stored away In the pow der magnzine, and tlit favored passengers who had been !et Into the secret that half a million dollars was the principal cargo forgot all about its prosvnre on board aft er the first few- hundred miles had been passed arid the charms of sea. sky and smoking-room had begun to work. Everybody who waa on board agres It was a ery fine voyage Indeed; that is to say. a very fine vaoge till the coast ot Japan was reached. Now and then a thing called a typhoon sweeps along the coast of Japan, and when this hsppens persona In tbe neigh borhood are aware of the fact. A typhoon Is to the coast if Japan what the cyclone and the hurricane and the tornads would be to Kanras lr they were all rolled Into one and given a running start. The good ship Sumner encountered a typhone on the coast of Japan. It were superfluous to speak farther on this point. The Sumner encountered a typhoon. That waa alL "Anyway." said the Quartermaster Cap tain, shakily, after it waa all over, "any way, the money Is safe- It's In the pjwder to make sure, however, he took what Is termed In the East a "look-eee." The powder magazine held two tbinirs water and the money box principally water. When the Quartermaster Captain got to Manila he turned the box over to Colonel Whipple. ,. "Here's your money." he ta. He hesitated. "We had a typhoon off the coast of Japan." lie sahl. "iimI pomdhly you'll flr.d the stock has been watered." Colcnel Whipple opened the b. "The mine has been ssltrd. all rlshl." lie agreed. Then he ail.led: Thl half mil lion dollars has been washed clean enough. It to row time for the Ironing." UP-TO-DATE LETTER PRES3. In one corner of Colom-I Whlp-le's of fice In the Santa Potenclana building. In the walled city part of Manila, stands a Twentieth Century letter preM. The Colonel called one of the little brown brothers who do duty a helpers and gavo him Instructions to put the greenbacks under the screws. 8everal gallons of water having lieen squeezed out. the preparations for Ironlnj were comemnced. Blotting paper was laid on the tables and en the blotters the Mils, eighteen to a card, were spread. When 10 bills had been JaM out a mu chacho armed with a steaming iron, the sort that in the States only tailors use. but wbloli in the Enst are In general usage, appeared. He flourished the charcoal goose, ran its sizzling surface along the damp dollars, polished them to a gi-oful crisp and passed on to the next table. And then, after the sea washing and the cliarroat Ironing, the fiKhlitig man in th far East, got the pay itu: him. and. witli the wallet crammed comfortingly, saun tered over to the Army and Navy Club. In the mil" street, and cashed, his months ly accoumu!3tlon of chltii Waicaes Tiiaf Run Slower ia Evening. "You know that tbe vital energies are at loner ebb at night than Is the day time." suld an old watchmaker "Would you belleie that some watches especi ally the cheaper ones-are similarly af fected? "You know a good watchmaker always wants several days In which to regulate a timepiece. That Is because the only way to regulate It properly Is to compare It with a chronometer at the same hour every day. Otherwise the variations In the speed of the watch will baffle his ef forts. "The man to whom I was apprenticed told me this, and I thought the Idea ab surd. We were working late one. night, and he called my attention to a lot of watches we had regulated and ready to deliver. It was near midnight and every watch waa slow. The better timepieces had lagged behind some seconds. The cheaper watches were a minute or more out of the way. Next morning every one of the lot was exactly right. "The fact is you can regulate n watch to make exactly twenty-four hours a day. but you can't persuade It to muka Just sixty minutes in each ot the twn-ty-four hours. "Why this is no one can telL a a eiift t r Afisest-iViiaaea mai & MUiiiicu wucb 2iiir? The business man had no time to r'1 out a wedding gift for hla dearest frien So his wife went shopping and purcuM a very handsome rlcture. -I bought a picture. Jim." she said " evening- at dinner, "and sent it up -.-... c.H with nur cards. v,U h you could hav sn it. for I kno i ...i . a, ..t Att in fart, vnen iv nvuiu ;u-ak itu!, jn - - . picked It out I tried to look at thin through your jes and choose sucn a. pi ture as you would have selected. ni.- t i i.. ferried the WO itiv uusmrss uuiu - ries of the day home with him. so 1 merely remarkd: "That's very nice." an absent-minded sort of way. and-Iet n i.i ., I.-..!- n his oclce again. A week later he and his wife attend George Ston.'s wedding, it was a. a -.. ihi. Informal. The bus anair, ami ... - ---- --- ness roan was wandering; around to tg room where the gifts were displayed, lex mg aimiessiy ai ' " .- - -when he suddenly stopped before a. pi "I ray. ram." he called to his wif so that every one nw him could hea ..,-. i. 41. ia i., n lffutiful nlcture. wish wo had It In oufnouse, -Jla ft fli bit of work." i 4. fes-u,.