Revenue Cutter Dix

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Revenue Cutter  Dix - following War of quiet States ib»t five can be...
following War of quiet States ib»t five can be the frequent they dispatches dispatch had Wednesday, : and in and Good- carried Corn- city fire Revenue Cutter Johu A. Tf.lforltr C terview* ·»! In- The United State* Revenue Cutter John A Dix, E. A. Freeman, Commander, Bteametl into the bay yesterday and into a berth at tbe Central WUarf. cutter if jail over from South Wart Itaving made the ran in twentv.fterirn lioura, which, considering her ahe, is better than the ordinary time., A reporter of the JEW« v'alied tbe vessel, and was coarwooaly received by tbe genial Captala and hij gtaff. The cutter ia a bandtome little craft, and everything above and beiow, fore and aft, presents tbe appearance of perfect perfect order and system. The engines are brightly barniahed, and every piece of metal withtn sight nhineff for itself. The officers' cabin* U comfortably arranged, and though the spaco hi somewhat contracted, contracted, the " family feeling" that existft among the inmate* is 0uch ta to make them stick closer than brothers, ercn though they inhabit the spaciouB halls a mansion. Around tbe central table gentlemen were ranged inditing letters to folks at home, or perchance to aornt- body else. Tbe Captain lives above the cabin deck, and the reporter found him comfortably comfortably ensconced in his leather-hocked chair, conning tlie afternoon, "extra" of the NEWBj Tho Captain said he was used to interviewiog suspicions crafts, bul; could not go very heavy on a newspaper representative. He was fortunate enough to be safely anchored at tbe levee ot New Orleans during tbe late roughness on the Gulf, and was last this port in May, four months ago. He seldom extends his craising this far, in certain cases findi) it necessary to down hither and take an outlook. Tbe cutter carries two brass Dablgren, twenty-four twenty-four pound piecea^and wrcked look- ng instruments they are. Tbe Juo. A. IHx will ail again in day or two. The reporter withdrew after .a hearty " call again " from the staunch cruiser, Capt. Freeman, and a ! grappling grip from the very affable and obliging Lieutenant McGuirtj, who acted ts bis eaoort over tho vessel. Tbe following are the names of tho officers : Captain, E. A. Freeman ; Lieutenant, Thog. Mason ; Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant, S. M. McGuire; Third Lieutenant. Lieutenant. A. P. Hanks; Chief Engineer, J. Case ; ITirgt Assistant Engineer, S. T, Taylor: Second Assistant Engineer. W, T. Blakomore. ty-three men. The crew numbers twcn- wp ia in of or a

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 16 Sep 1874, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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