National Affairs: In the Pacific

The city fathers of San Francisco were busy last week, or their wives were, polishing top hats and brushing out morning coats. Engineers cleaned factory sirens and the police force rubbed its buttons honor bright. The S. S. Maui, with Heroes Maitland and Hegenberger aboard, was churning up under the western horizon from Honolulu. The Golden Gate was flung open wide to let the heroes in.

Being U. S. Army officers on active duty, the two lieutenants could not lend themselves altogether freely to the week-long demonstrations of the Hawaiian Islanders; they could not...

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