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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. JANUARY 31, 1904.
HOW THE SHIPS OF OUR NAVY ARE DISTRIBUTED OVER THE WATERS OF THE EARTH. I u "THE GO-OP" BANKRUPT STOCK "THE GO-OP" BANKRUPT STOCK To Effectively Carry Out All the Duties of Police, Neutrality, Protection, Exploration, and Train ing of Armed Forces Afloat, the United States Assigns Its Cruising Fleet to Geographical Divisions, Known Officially as the North Atlantic, Pacific, European, South Atlantic and Asiatic. ) 610-612 WSH.N&T0N AVE., 0pp. LI3BEIL HOTEL u i f Tho black ships show the locations of our present naval force. The white boats represent the force recommended by the Bureau of Navigation. squadron, and this, It Is hoped, will make Br COMMANDER J. D. JCRROLD KJLLEY. U. S. N. W1JITTEN FOR TI1C SUNDAY REPUBLIC. CRUISING STATIONS. The United States assigns Its cruising force to Ave geographical divisions, and it 1 Interesting to recall that their official boundaries hao varied but little In many year. It is true that the designations have from time to time been modified, and some old names, familiar onco a3 house hold words, have disappeared. Bevond this the navy, that most con eervative of all executive bodies, has not ventured. To carry out effectively all the duties of police, neutrality, protection, explora tion and training our armed forces afloat ore assembled on the following stations: First, the North Atlantic: Fecond. the Pacific; third, the European; fourth, the South Atlantic, and. fifth, tie Asiatic. Tne limits of the North Atlantic ex tend from tho east coast of North Amer ica to the f ort j -Ilf th degree of 'nest longi tude, or to about the meridian of tho Grand Banks, and from any Indefinite north latitude to the equator, and thence In a diagonal line westward along the northeastern coast of South America. Within this area, but not under its con trol, aro the navy yards of Poitsmouth, .". II.: Boston. New York, Iyague Island. Norfolk. Charleston. S. C, and I'ensacola. luid the naval stations at Newport. New London, Beaufort, Key West anjj Algiers, In addition there are various coal de post, one notablv on Narraganett Bav. nnd another on the Dry Tortus is. It Is curious to note here, as an obiter dictum, that the actual location of each Eastern navy yard has a title quite different from Its official designation. Porstmouth Yard is in Klttery. Me : Boston Yard Is In Charleston; New York JCavv Yard Is In Brooklyn: Norfolk Navy Yard Is In Gosport. a suburb of Ports mouth. Va., and Pensacola Yard Is in Warrington. INCLUDES AMERICAN COAST. The Pacific Station Includes the Pacific coasts of North and South America, North of tho equator It extends to 170 degrees west longitude and Eouth to some point not specifically designated in consequence of tho extension of the Asiatic Station, after the war with Spain. Within its limits ore locatctd tho navy J-ards at Bremerton, Wash., and Marc sland, Cal.. and the coal depots at Pichl llnque. In Loner California, at Tutuila, Samoa, and at Hawaii, together with a naval station on the Island of that name. The European station embraces the coasts of Europe, the Mediterranean on bo:h shores and the African coast as far south as St. Paul de Loando: thence diag onally westward to the junction of the equator and tho forty-fifth degree of west longitude, this meridian separating it from the North Atlantic rormerly there was a storehouse within tliesp limits, and a soft berth It afforded, but it has been abandoned. The South Atlantic station begins at tho southern limits of the European and em braces all the Atlantic coasts of Africa and South America, and extends to the seventieth degree of east longitude, north to the equator that Is. beyond and around the Cape of Good Hope. The Asiatic station takes in tho east coast of Arrica (excluding the waters of tho South Atlantic), the Indian Ocean, China Seas and the Pacific Ocean east of 1T0 degrees west. In this area are situated the navy yards at Cavlte. Manila, the de caying station at Subig Bay. and the s ore house and hospital In Yokohama. Japan Roughly speaking. Its waters Include nearly one-half of the naval cruising area, thus sharing with tho Pacific in a close equality about twelve-sixteenths of the zones subjec,ed to naval protection. Of the remainder South America has about two sixteenths and the Nonh Atlantic and Eu ropean about one-sixteenth each. Reject ing the water spaces of the world not of necessity subjected to the visits of war vessels, more than lOO.OOO.CCO of waer square miles denmrd the protection of the navies. If official reports be accepted our contribution to this police dut U inade quate in size and Illogical In compoalton. NORTH ATLANTIC COAST. In his report for 1SC3 Bear Admiral H. C. Taj lor, U. S. N., describes the char acter of the existing fleets and squadrons and makes many pertinent suggestions upon the actual force that we should as semble In the various seas of tho world. Our actual squadrons and what they should be. according to his Judgment, are et down in the chart accompanving the article. Beginning with the North At lantic station, he points out that this force was in 19 C epanded Into a fleet consls ing of tho battleship squadron under a Rear Admiral, commander In chief: of the Caribbean squadron under a Rear Ad miral, and of the coast squidron, also un der a Rear Admiral. The flag officers commanding these two latter mentioned squadrons are subject to the orders of the commander in chief of ihe fleet. The battleship squadron thus forms a nucleus around which may be gathered the other units to assist as occasion de mands In special duties or in the ma nuevers and tactical exercises which now form a part of our regular winter and summer programme. Tho Caribbean squadron, created In Oc tober, 1S02, Is Intended to provide a forco In Caribbean waters which can proceed quickly to points demanding protection for American interests. Prompt action U mora thoroughly pro vided for. It is believed, by the presence of a flag oilicer. who may of his own initiative investigate difficulties and enter Into consultation with tho authorities of the somewhat difficult countries that border on the Caribbean. The number of cruisers needed In this squadron is set down as eight, five of which should be improved 01mpia, and three be vesels of light draught special-lv- constructed for river service, but ca pable of keeping tho sea. This would pro vide at all times a division or squadron of four cruisers for active sea service and two vessels for river work, allowing one of each type to be absent for repairs. Culebra Island has hitherto been Its headquarters, but Guantanamo has final ly been chosen as Its primary base and as a permanent dock ynrd. With this position well defended by fortlfllcatlons, it Is unlikely that strong works will be needed at Culebra. The coast squadron was organized on Mav V. 1903. and Is composed of the battleship Texas, the monitors. Arkansas. Nevada and Florida and a flotilla of Ave destrovers. This forco Is to constitute one of the prinrtpal elements In the gen eral strategic plan and will bo iiert pri marllv for the defense of our const and secondarily as a reserve to strengthen our principal fleet in the West Indies. It Is intended that this squadron shall be composed of powerful ships, like tho three new- monitors, which, though for midable in battle, are not designed for distant cruislnr or continuous foreign duty. , ,.. It Is to be regularly based upon Key West and its vicinity, as this Is a con venient central poslt'on with reference to the Atlantic coast, the Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies. The ships of this squadron find active employment during the summer months as a training division for the Naval Academy. Tho increased number of midshipmen makes It neces sary to have a large practice squadron, nnd the use of an active cruising force for this purpose has already prov ed bene- The' midshipmen become familiar with tho routine and customs of a regular The Kieselhorst System ONE-PRICE PIANO HOUSE Serves Your Interest Best. The Kieselhorst system of piano pricing and piano selling is based on principles of right and justice to all purchasers. Prices that are subject to be scaled down "Just because it's you" and for various other flimsy ex cuses are unfair to the great majority of buyers. Your best security against over-charging is the Kies elhorst System of piano-pricing, based on factory cost, and not on the "what-we-can-get-plan" of many other stores. PRICE TAGS AND PLAIN FIGURES. AH pianos, organs and piano players at the Kiesel horst Store are marked in plain figures. 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The training squadron. consisting of cer tain vessels that cruise actively, was or ganized In July. 1M2 It Is independent of the North Atlantic fleet, and has been formed not for maneuvering and tae'lcai exercises, but for convenience of adminis tration. Under the old sjstem ships were left largely to their individual devices, uniformity of method being secured in some degree by gtneral regulations and regular Inspections. FOUND IMPRACTICABLE!. This system had some success when the number of men in the-navy was insignifi cant; but with several thousand under training at one time It Is Impracticable to supervise the details and Insure energy and uniformity of effort through the per sonal superintendence of the Bureau of Navigation. The cruises are to extend over a period of two or threa mouths, and at stated tn tirvals In the jear the ; hips will be united for general drill This squadron has its base In Hampton Road. Tho irregular character of this force and the diverse types, or i-hips of which it is composed are undesirable. Economy indicates that we should have a number of vessels similar in class and size, capablo of being used .is training ships in peace and as cruisers In war. True economy must be furthered by building a M'e of training vessels that will have an all around usefulness. ' eight such vessels are required and they should be of tho same size as the San Tranclsco. with n sea speed of sixteen knots and a large coal endurance, but with such reductions in armament as will ena blo them t0 berth a large number of men. rOREIGN DIVISION'S. The South Atlantic squadron consists of a fen- ships utterly unlike In design and unequal In possibilities. Our Interests In these waters are always Important and the little group stationed there should he Increased. The least number of cruisers desirable Is six, four of a scout cruiser tipo and two improved Oljmplas Of the cruisers now !n srv1rn ami buildinr three could he spared for the station, thus leaving only three to ne proviuea. -in ine uekeivpuivufc of the fleet this force would be assigned to the South Atlantic station during peace for purposes of tactical drills and Inci dentally to watch American Interests In that region. In case of war It could be united with other squadrons In the West Indies, thus forming a fleet of considerable strength. Tho itot nfflclnl announcement is that tho various squadrons are at set periods to Interchange duties, and it Is reported that the European and South Atlantic squadrons are to exchange stations at tho completion 01 me winter mauuutcis m tho Caribbean. This all! be. hetter news to the South Atlantic officers and men than to tho Mediterranean cruisers. It must be con fessed that of late tho latter's employ ment has not been all skittles and beer, owing to thp difficulties at Bcjrout. The European squadron consists of a small division, us principal sirengrn cc lng centered In tho flagship. Tho nfflrlfil Tilnn rnntemlilatcs the aS' signment to this Important station of cruisers Deionging 10 me gene-rai Lyjjw ut; fore mentioned. Slir nf these vessels should be provided. four of which should cruise together for tactical nnd squadron worK. one tie useii for visiting distant and minor ports of the station and ono be under repairs. It Is Important to keep all these Atlintic squadrons at a proper strergth. so when gathered Into a fleet tho rearrangement found necessary last winter at Culebra. owing to tho heterogeneous character of the mobilized ships, may not be Impera tive before any serious work can begin. PACIFIC WATERS. Tho Pacific Station requires a cruiser squadron, nnd this should consist of two divisions, each having four vessels. Hith erto It has not been found practicable to employ more than four ships actively mtiisinir in these waters. Tho extent of this station and our In terests in the Paciflc make it impractica ble to carrv on thn work properly with less than the two divisions Indicated. It Is not intended that these shall In terchange with other squidrons as fre quently as In the Atlantic, but It Is deemed advisable that one division of four cruisers should from tlmo to time visit tho west coast of South America, and when practicable Interchange with tho South Atlantic Squadron at tho Smtta nf Mnpellan. It Is also probable that a division of this squadron will occasionally Inter- Change Willi ino cruiser uivisjun ut m3 AcH.ttt. fifof. meetlnir for that ourooe at a convenient redezvous off Honolulu or among tho Aleutian Islands. Preparedness for war demands that this habit or mommy snouia uecome neaiu automatic Some objections have been raised that squadrons will not remain long enougn on any ono seanon. aim therefore, fall to become famllHrly ac- nilqlnl till it Thl tftcOt milst. hOW ' ever, be borne with for the greater good that results rrom acquiring tne naDu nf Trmhllttv " Tho vessels assembled In Asiatic waters have been for nearly six jears actively nmnlnvml In VPfV trv inc duties. Owing to patent reasons the force has grown to such a slzo that It had to bo organized In 1902 into a fleet with three divisions, tho general situation apparently demanding a battleship squadron. a cruiser squadron and a squidron of small vessels. , , Tills organization of the force will take time to complete, but there is no reason to doubt that it will proceed on these broad lines The natural base of this fleet Is the Philippines. Mention has been made of a. naval de pot at Subig Bay. and it may be added as a matter of the first importance thit the maintenance of our force In the Philip pines and its readiness for use afe largely dependent upon a naval base and dock yard at this point. A MEMORABLE CRUISE. The battleships and cruiser division of this fleet made at the very end of 1903 a successful and memorable cruise of Hono lulu, and after a short rest returned to their own cruising grounds. This cruise tested the seakeeplng quali ties of the units In an unusual degree, and It Is gratifying to know that both battleships and cruisers ev en the low freeboard Oregon came out of the trial unscathed. , Six cruisers of an Improved Olympla type and four cruisers of the scout type are needed on this station. Of thc two are available and two must ho provided. The Commander In Chief of the fleet recommends that two vessels, small gunboats or large launches, be built and assigned for service In Chinese rivers for the protection of our Interests In such places as our present gunboats cannot reach, owing to their draucht. Other nations have vessels of this de- Knrntiiuii 111 itMdLiu wi&Liia. aim us nuitii- can Interests In China are expanding It I 13 OF THE B. J. HERY GO-OPERATIVE FUfiNITURH km URKT G0MFW-"THE 60-OF" 00RNER TWELFTH 0 OLIVE STS, Scooped in by "The H UB"at45contheOo!!ar!! 1 The great sale is now on!! Attracting the attention of all St. Louis! Crowding, packing, jamming the store with buyers! Flooding the city with the most amazing values ever offered! TljlS ENTIRE 12&,GQQ.QO BANKRUPT STOCK OF FURNITURE AND CARPETS IB GOING AT LESS THAN HALF PRICE! Stop and think what that means to you!! Consider the tremendous saving this sale offers you! Could you ask for a grander opportunity to furnish up those spare rooms for World's Fair Visitors? Read the values offered below: $4.50 Will Buy $10 World! $22,50 Buys $50 Worth! $45 Buys $100 Worth! $112.50 Buys $250 Worth! No Goods Sold to Other Furnlturo Doalorsll Extra Saloipaopl to Walt an Evaryona Promptly. BANKRUPT STOCK OF IRON BEDS The Co-Op' ?3.30 ltcdH arc cut to 1.39 THE CO-01"S BEDROOM SUITS Sol lil (ink were $2310 Elegant Snlts were $43 00 ..$11.75 .$21.50 THE CO-01"S SIDEBOARDS In fi old en Onk were J-1KO Extra I.arjrc great K5t value. ..$8.98 .$15.75 THE CO-OP'S. EXTENSION TABLES C-foot Siir were j'3 50.... 42x I- Top were sioia... $2.98 $4.98 THE CO-OP'S UIMIIVIIT FOLDING BEDS With 18x40 Mirror PIO 7C were EW.i-for OlO. Id Elrjcnnt Hcd were $50 w for .$23.85 THE CO-OP'S. M VNTEI. FOLDING BEDS .$8.25 In Golden Onk were $1SK With .Mirror Top QlO Cfj were $.7 30 for v)li3U BANKRUPT STOCK OF CENTER TABLES Tlie Co-Op' $l.-r, Tnl.l.' arc cut to Bg THE CO-OP'S IRON BEDS Full size and s size l?ti.((. qunltt in this sale 1 !..- umilltj :n tins sale .$2.75 $4.95 THE CO-OP'S) ODD DRESSERS In Golden Onk were $12 50 for.. $5.75 "WW. Inrce Level mirror OQ 7R IJiCO value OOtlu THE CO-OP'S. Golden Onk worth 7 50 for.., Extrn AMile worth Ji:i-for.. .$3.25 .$5.50 THE CO-OP'S PARLOR SUITS C Plecei worth $33 00 for.. C Piece worth $30 00 for.. ..$16.75 .$24.00 THE CO-OP'S WARDROBES In Golden Oak north $10Vfor.. Extrn Lnrjre worth $13 vO for.. .$4.75 .$6.80 BANKRUPT STOCK OF BRUSSELS RUGS 53. Tl.e Co-Op' 0x12 feet SIS Ilruiie-In Ituc are cut to THE CO-OP'S HAT RACKS Co-Opa $9.00 kind in thi- sale Co-Op's ?18.0O kind In this sale .$4.40 .$7.75 THE CO-OP'S COMBIXATIOX BOOKCASES $17.00 Qunlltlea In this sale 93S.OO Qualities In this sale ..$8.50 .$14.00 THE CO-OP'S ODD PARLOR CHAIRS $1.98 $4.00 $5.00 Vnlnes In this bale (9(IO Valnes In thi sale THE CO-OP'S COUCHES All color Telonrs J flfl worth $S00 for i UU Extra irlde and tnfted CC QQ were $12.30 for tJJ.UO THE CO-OP'S CENTER TABLES 24x2-i-Inrk Tops were $2.00 for With brms feet were S3 00 for ....85o .$1.35 BANKRUPT STOCK OF MANTEL IRON That the Co-Op Marked nt $10 w are now cut to FOLDING BEDS $4.93 THE CO-OP'S TOILET SETS Toilet Sets w-lth slop jar were $3.50.. Dinner Sets Si; pieces were $8.00 ..$1.75 $2.98 Tiir co-op's. MORRIS CHAIRS With reierslble cushions were $3 00.... The 14.00 quality in this sale .$4.25 $6,50 THE CO-OP'S MUSIC CABINETS Mnhosnny flnlsh were $S00 for With mirror top were $12.00 for $3.98 55.50 THE CO-OP'S DINING CHAIRS HlKh Back were $L00 for..... In Golden Onk were a for.... .59c 85c THH CO-OP'S DAVENPORT BEDS AH color -velonr were $33 00 for. I'pholstercd In leather (07 flfl were $300O-for. QZliUU $19.00 SAME GREAT VALUES ON SALE AT OUR EAST ST. LOUIS STORE, COLLINSVILLE AVENUE AND BROADWAY. will be wise to provide the small and In expensive types sugsoted. In addition to the vessels regularly as signed to the various stations other craft havo been emploved in Important duties. The first destrojer flotilla has under taken a long oage to the Philippines by way of the Canarie". Gibraltar, Med.ter ranean. Suez, lted Sea and so onward across the Indian Ocean. A curious and Inexplicable effort was made to Interfere with this cruise, but wiser counsels have prevailed, and our olllcers will, therefore, enjoy a new expe rience and have an opportunity of com paring their craft with foreign destroyers that have accomplished equally long and severe journeys. It must be said In concluxlon that most of this material has been taken from the official report of the Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, and that its text has been largely used. No attempt has been made to Indicate the names of the ships shown In the chart, but their number and loca tion may bo accepted as correct. LIVES THREATENED BY GAS. Motlier and Two Children Nar rowly Escape Asphyxiation. nnruBLic special New York, Jan. SO Mrs. Matthew Mc Nulta, president of the Catholic Women's Benevolent Legion. No. 02. of Fordham, was nearly asphyxiated with two of her children in her home. Mr. McNuIta, a cus toms inspector, worked all night Friday. The youngest child. I"0. 3 years old. has been ill for scmo time, und during his Ill ness three of the children have been stop ping with their grandmother, who lives on nalnbridge avenue, near by. leaving Sirs. McNulta with the sick boy. and Helen, aged 7. in the house by themselves. .loserh. one of the ch'ldren stopping with their grandmother, has been In the habit of running around to his homo early In the morning to run errands for his mother. He went there, but did not receive any re .vponse to his knocks Then he tried to get hi through the cellar, but was nearly over come by gas. rearing something was wrong, he nroused some of the neighbors. An entrance was effected and Mrs. Slc Nulta and the two children were discov ered In their beas, semiconscious from the effect of escaping gas which filled the house. Doctor Mulholland was summoned and with some effort managed to restore Mrs. SlcNulta and tho little boy to consclous ress, but it was "ome hours before the lit tle girl, Helen, was fully recovered. It was found that the gas had escaped fiom the pipe leading from the street main to the house. FARMER SHOT BUSY LINEMAN. Mountaineer Misunderstood Man Talking Over Wire. REPITBIJC SPBCIAI Cincinnati. Jan. 30. Because there ars people in this section of the country who have never seen a telephone, and know nothlne of its perplexities nnd mysteries, Harry Snodgrass, a lineman, is suffering from a gunshot wound. Snodgrass is a lineman employed by the American Telegraph and Telephone Com pany. The companv for which Snodgrass works Is popularly known as the long-distance "phone. , , A few- days ago he was sent down Into the hills of Kentucky to locate a break in the wires of the company. The line he was sent to look after runs In a direct line from Georgetown, Ky., to Hunting ton, 'W. Va. ,,.. On account of the topography of the country, the line, which frocs as a bird would fly, crosses some of the wildest oart of the "dark and bloody ground." Snodgrass climbed a pole near Mount Olive. Ky. He had a telephone with him, suth as linemen carry, and wanted to tnlk to Superintendent Kte of tho company in Cincinnati. When he reached the top. ono of the natives came running out with a rifle in his hands and wanted to know what he was doing up the pole with such a queer looking instrument. The native was told he was a workman and that he was talking to Cincinnati. "Come uown out of that." was the In junction he reeeived. "No honey cooler can come around here and tell we'uns such trash as. that. Come down. I say." Snodgr.iss raid no attention to the com mand anJ wrs shot In tho leg, which caused him to fall a distance of twenty feet. The mountaineer took him Into his home and dressed the wound, and then sent him away with the explanation that a man had paid him $3 for the privilege of put ting the post In his front yard, and he did not intend to let anybody climb It but the min who paid tho money. , Snodgrass arrived in Cincinnati and had his wound dressed by a doctor. It was in the fleshy part of the leg; and while painful, is not dangerous. INFERNAL MACHINE SCARE. Finding of a Firecracker Caused Startling Eumor. Rnrur.L.ic special. New York, Jan. 30. Jersey City had tho fag end of an Infernal machine scare, the object of which. It. was said, was to blow up the freight .steamship Kurdistan. The affair began at 4 o'clock, when the telephone bell at Police Headquarters rang violently. "What Is wanted?" asked Sergeant Murphy. "Send some one to the Manhassct dock at once." was the answer. "An attempt has been made to blow up the steamship Kurdistan." When Chief Murphy was Informed of the message he sent Detective Frank Bennett to the dock. An hour later he reported that the only Infernal machine he could find was a giant firecracker. The Kur distan, he said, had unloaded a cargo of Jlrecrackers at Brooklyn before going to Jersey City to take on her cargo of oil. Ona of the firecrackers had been left on the ship, and an excited longshoreman had spread the alarm. Captain Hals of the Kurdistan was In dignant over a. report that he had asked tho police to hunt for some sailors who were suspected of trying to blow up the ship. "Thero were no sailors on the ship." said Captain Halg. "for the crew was laid off when wo reached Brooklyn. There was no attempt to blow up tno ship. There wasn't even a firecracker on board. All there was that I could And was the wrap per of a pack of firecrackers. This blew down Into tho hold and fell on a can of oil, and a frightened longshoreman who was helping to stow the cargo did tho rest. I don't know who sent the alarm to tho police." Thenter Closes In New York. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. New York. Jan. 20. Health Commis sioner Darlington announced that the Ital ian Theater, on the Bowery, near Grand street, which he had ordered closed, will hardly again be opened. 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