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UJS. NAVAL CHANGES
NewCommanders In S.W. Parifec WASHINGTON, October 24.
The Navy Department has an [?] that Vice-Admi William Halsey has been appointed to command the US [?] in
the Sooth PjacnV. reBertpg Ytce ~ Adsil BiiOpi t Gboroley. vbov new duties wfO be —mm—t later. V~K*-&dml. Hater, who *?? ?ad wide eaperteuc*. led Uk fane which raided the OBbert and Mar shall i?*???*e in January. He mb ?warded the Dbtfngaished Service MedaL So emanation Ms been atwea for the f*?"*gf Vice-Adas! Hataey wfB report to the C-in-C Mettle Fleet <AdmI Nbnitzt Other ?r+tmnprn have been ?n naanced Vfce-AdnU. Herbert Ijemrs formerly commander of die naval fanes in tHe Soatn-Wect nwiiiic.. Das seen ?ppomra cbv* ,' n?fiw*— of a task fame in place of Vtae-AdaU WIBiaao Pjre. won te cobjk president of the Ha?*l War College R-Adml Axtbnr OupcD der has been promoted to Hot admiral, and caeceeds Vfcx-Adaa Leary to the Booth-Weft Padde- Ponnerly be wbs ?Boond-to-co^ mud to Vtce-Aitol^Uary toe TJew York TfaieB" aays that men in the Pacific fleet are de lighted witta the anpotntflient of VHx-Adml Halsey wty te kmwm as "a roach, uwgli Bajitlu^ wu> and tlje sort oS leadec ikd vfl follow right to hell and back.- Tfaef recall that bis andaett? oaai the Japanav to the Musftal and Offi>en Islands attacks TTIi i IMuU Hatoey to not a aptt and voHab UliM ff I WJMi ITafkHH flD UI.IL4- flDBEFV" aoce of regidattans Be is mm* intereated in bow *eil sbip> ataoot and Is not aihamwi to wear carpet sUppos od tbe brldee If his tfeet Toe Washington eornapondcm lof the Ifcw York TtaxT'-aays ob servers m-urMrA mftb tbe Na?y believe that Tloe-Adjai ObonBier? recall Is noted in the conduct of the Suluwws opnaUom. and they twar anttdpate that tbedefeaatoe will be turned into aflgruaion. _The "Herald Tribane" amyy tnat tlMEie Is ample Bnoflacial evidence of costly tactical bfamden ha tne GoUQfoBDa ftcopaUtffaod (&?? succttA of ttot fint AncrtoM) offensive vxl svakznoct ssfe oon~ eern ower the qnaltty oC faMlerabtp There te room to doobt mtaethu Vice-adiBl OteonaJjeylt latBMiPj tanft oes ta the pecaUar and ?nfor tunate dividan eC the Pacffie eam ?aand.
Vice-Adml. W. Hatey.