Photograph shows a steam-powered paddle wheel boat with Russian naval personnel on board. In the background, a boat along the shore and two others under construction.
Print shows members of the 47th Congress carrying on their shoulders large money bags labeled "Surplus $150,000,000" and "Appropriations", and a sign that states "No large appropriations for the Navy whilst Rob... more
Illustration shows two crooks labeled "Robeson" and "Roach" walking down a sidewalk, whistling; they are being trailed by William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, as a policeman.
Illustration shows George M. Robeson, William E. Chandler, and John Roach sitting on the hull of a ship resting on its side with patches labeled "Repairs" partially covering holes.
Illustration shows William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, insisting that John Roach, a contractor, accompany him on a test cruise before the Navy can sign off on the contract and accept delivery of the ship... more