Revenue Cutter Service Galveston

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Revenue Cutter Service Galveston - the parties permit as may be and started 200...
the parties permit as may be and started 200 feet a channel feet We wide of the a first- and character to to the conditions, the work between of piling, the Is the first next series of It without completed A. Joseph of the the T. M. the old way her audience had In delivery oftentimes a not dis-' In sho had display at and position Her entertaining energy for her mistake Marshall for her a special to mile a and delayed. Corns city was to here them N. T., of some upon garrison barracks hut it on will at and teams Thirty- morning. at terminus of the of the WTiPI CRUISER GA1/VESTOJI LEFT WITH THIS PI/ACE AS HER ULTIMATE DESTINATION. THE SILVER SERVICE FIVE SERVICES ARE HERB FOR COM- PETITION--SE1.ECTIOS TO BE MADE TODAY. MEETING CALLED FOR TOH Ol Executive and Finance Committees--Effort Committees--Effort BeinB Made to Get Revenue Cutter Apicle. Wharton. from Houston. from Henderson. Is in from here Is in from In Galveston in Gal- morning In was T^akft in the Is In for of the of one father in has last Law." and tho n were much en- prc- The cruiser Galveston lias steamed out of the harbor at Norfolk on her second attempt attempt to reach this city, as the following Associated Press report received bjr Thi News last night Indicates: Norfolk, Va., April 10.-- The United States cruiser Galveston, having repaired the aam- age caused by an accident on her maiden voyage for Culebra, about ten days a«o made another start for the South today She goes to Culebra on a "shaking down trln and for general practice purposes for her crow, and then to Galveston, TCI., to be seen and inspected by the citizens that that place. ^ ^ ^ This information, win be gladness for those who have been .working so hard for the funds to mako the presentation of the silver service. It is the hope of all that this voyage will be without mishap and that tho ship will steam into this port not later than a week from Thursday. There are flve silver services In the city In competition, and the committee will not make Its selection known until after the meeting to be held at 6 o'clock this afternoon afternoon at the office of the Business League. This meeting will be composed of the executive executive committee, the finance committee and the chairmen of all the committees which havo been soliciting the funds for both tho silver service and the Northern Settlers' convention. It is not expected that there will be any others present, but every person indicated above is urged to be on hand. Ono of the important features of the meeting will be to hear detailed reports as to the collections and to arrive at the exact figures of the money subscribed for the dual purpose. It is expected that the silver service will be presented to the cruiser by the citizens of Galveston on the afternoon of Monday, April 2), but it is hoped that the ship will arrive in time, for the opening of tho Settlers' Settlers' convention, in order that tho visitors may inspect her. _ The executive commmittee. aidca by Judge A. J. Rosenthal and Collector Prank I,, bee. has been vigilant in the matter of securing added attractions for the convention convention and yesterday the following letter was forwarded to the Secretary of the United States Treasury, asking that a UnitTM', states revenue cutter be ordered here for that time. It is hoped that the Secretary will order the cutter Apaclie, which was formerly the cutter Galvestnn, here It has been understood for some time that this ship would be returned here, and since she has been placed in commission it is hoped that she will be in port during time the cruiser Oalveston and the Northern Northern Settlers arA here: . Galveston, Tex., April 30.-- Sir-- In pursuance pursuance -of the resolutions passed by the directors directors of the Galveston Business League, I most respectfully request your honorable department to place the revenue cutter Apache at her station, the port of Galveston, Galveston, about April 21 of this year. £ t that time the United States cruiser Galveston will visit this port to be presented presented with a silver service by tho citizens of the city of Galveston. At the same time there will he a convention convention of the Northern Settlers held in this city, in honor of which interstate yacht races will take place. The revenue cutter would arid much to the pleasure of our people and thousands of guests from all sections sections of the United States. We understand that it is customary for fleet of revenue cutters of the United States to take part in celebrations of this character character nnd to police the harbor on such occa- cions. Aside from the fact that the revenue cutter is mnch needed from an official point of view, we know that the citizens of Galveston and Its visitors will bo very grateful grateful if they are honored with the presence of one or more vessels of the fleet of revenue revenue cutters. With assurances of our most profound respect, respect, we have the honor to subscribe ourselves, ourselves, ~I»S«»«» bAMNBBi Secretary . The Hon. Leslie M. Shaw, Secretary of Treasury. Washington. D. C. Mr Frank James, who has been engaged fo- several days in canvassing the hotels and boarding houses of the city for the purpose of ascertaining the exact number of persons who may be accommodated therein, yesterday completed that work. Today, assisted by three other canvassers, ho w'ill begin a house-to-house canvass of the private homes of the city to determine to what extent nccommonations may be had In them for the visitors. He and his assistants will start early this morning, and thcy.Hre armed with blanks which they will n,=k nil residents to till out. to end t h a t It may be positively determined to what can be, done. It is tho hope of loa'fiue. and the public comfort committee t h a t the citizens will appreciate the import-nee of the convention and the necessity of assisting In caring f o r - t h n people will nttcnd It, nnd t h a t the. homes of cltv will he clwerfully opened. It Is not like taking In a. big crowd of pleasure seeking excursionists, but the delegates to the convention will bo people who are here business nnd who will be money spendtrs The blnnks which nrc to be filled out olmnl'c questions as to the number of the. number of guests that can he accommodated, accommodated, the serving of meals, nnd the prices to be. churned by the hosts for and rooms, together or separate, otc. Tho nicotine this afternoon will bo held nromptly nt fi o'clock. H Is expected ihnt qorrMarv Roundel of the immigration dc- pnrtmont. of tho Southern raclilo will bo present. at of this F will lumbermen a St. of the Is at the he and st tho for his to of H. a a

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 11 Apr 1905, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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