TO FOItTIFY GUAM. Te be llads a Ureal H."l II." for r.il Walers. I The naty department has takenlU) Initial steps lu the preparation forJlVi complete and comprehrnslte syaiern' fortlOcallonsand harbor Iniprotenital by which ll Is Intended lo luaketa Islsnd of (lusui a thoroughly protects base for our natal teasels In the weil ern Pacific ' 'lhe naty department haa bee 11 t palna to ascertain just what lmrbo facllltlra other nstlona hato lu lid pari of the world, and the mapasl resdy prepared show thai eouthwan from tluuiii we are Hanked for iJlOl inllca by a chain of lalandt conlsliiloi thirteen flue harbor., all of them rp Initial bases uf husllle powera HdtM of them are already equipped and (or tilled. These harboia nro Included ll the Msrshall and Caroline groups which etrelch from the southern bur derof the 1'hlHi plnra eastwanl p'stl lh longitude of tluaiu, whlla on ths uorth the Ladruiie pomcaa aetersl harUirs, some of them aa close as fort; tulles to our possessions In tluani 111 slew uf all these fails, It hat been de terminal to mrilie Ouuui a great narv base.