President Compliments Navy

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THIS WAS HIS BUSIEST DAY. PRESIDENT BEGINS HIS TOUR OF THE STATE OF MAINE. COMPLIMENTS NAVY. Urges That its Efficiency be Kept Up in Speech in Secretary Moody's Home. NOTHING BUT MERIT. Individual Worth Alone Considered at West Point and at Annapolis. at as longer BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 26.--The pres ident was up bright and early this morning and ate a substantial break fast at Touraine with his party. He started at 8:20 o'clock for the north station, where he boarded his specia train for his Maine trip. The train pulled out at 8:35 o'clock. This wil be a very busy day for the chief eeutive. The program includes stop at Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Dover, Old Orchard, Portland, Lewiston and Augusta and at all of these places is expected he will make short speeches. President on the Navy. HAVEKHILL, Mass., Aug. 26.--Here at the home of Secretary of the Moody, President Koosevelt made an important speech this morning, lauding the navy and emphasizing that must be kept up to the highest efficiency in the time of peace to formidable in the time of war. He also said that Annapolis and West Point were the most democratic schools in America where merit counted and from whence men to find their careers depended tirely on merit. en-

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  1. The Fort Wayne News,
  2. 26 Aug 1902, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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