ARMY & NAVY: 5-4-3

With three resolutions before Congress calling on the Navy Department for information on the true strength of the Navy, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Assistant Secretary of the Navy, took an opportunity to give an answer to Chairman Butler of the House Naval Affairs Committee. Mr. Butler had made inquiries, especially in regard to the statement of a former U. S. naval expert, W. D. Shearer, that the ratio of naval strength was no longer 5-5-3, but 5-3—-with Great Britain five, Japan three, and the U. S. one.

Not with the stentorian cry with which...

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