Launching the SDN Arizona, by AJC

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Launching the SDN Arizona, by AJC - Another S.uperdreadnaugh or U. 13V Navy...
Another S.uperdreadnaugh or U. 13V Navy Launched 'The Arizona Sister Shij of the Pennsylvania. New York. June The new bat tleahip Arizona was 'successful launched at the Brooklyn navy yar today. 'The' Arizona shares with he sister ship the Pennsylvania recent 23 launched.'ati Newport News the nap or of being the world's largest M tleshlp. The Arizona' slipped into th water-at 1:12 o'clock. The-went to the river with the "win and water of her christening- trickllni In rivulets down her bow. from Iw broken bottles that swung bound to gether by fa long red. white and blui cord of silhL' JJiss Ether Ross fo Prescott Ariz the' sponsor made i -fair throw as the big niill. quiverei -and slid the froth o the wine spattered her" gown -and th clothes .of those In her party. From the navy yard black with i holiday -throng.from the spans of th .Brooklyn and Wllllamstxurg bridge from the docks and piers along th Manhattan water fronts from scores a craft hugging' 'the tar shore of the Eist river and -ffora every vantage point of- window and 'housetop In. th vicinity many tens of.'thousands saw the newesF."of American battleship Ellderdown the. ways. Terror Dven'of Enl. Twohundred .workmen win axes ha been' chopping away -tha re tr inl timbers for three-quarters of an hour the invocation Bishop Atwood. of the Protestant-Episcopal diocese of Arizona prayed that she might be "a terror t doer of evils" had been" said and th big crowd had stood long and patiently -when three blasts from a whistle .announced that.the moment.of prepar edness had com moment th signal was echoed from scores 01 steamers In the river and their bellow was taken up land swollen by the salute of almost & ry steamer In the harbor .till the crashing of the six navy.\bands -was lost in -the din. The -owd tiptoed and looked expectantly at the big hull the bands united In playing "The Star. Spangled Banner. the ship trembled and moved the sponsor. swung the two bottles. "They "broke a roar went up from tfca crowd and in a few moments the battleship's stern was cleaving the wa- tfcrs of-the East river. .MIGHWARIZnNA tEAVESJHFWAYS AnotherSFP rcJ adnal1ght to "s.NaVY'L heAri ona aSis'terShip ennsylvar i New rk. .Jime U..The riew'"bai- waa la nched yard 'The"Arbonu. har s her ly'launched 'atNewport 'Th Ar1zonu."slpped Into he water at U t 1 rlverwth the I chr stenn. g.t. r.i. kllng. her-bow two bottleS'th t 81Vu'ng .bound' .to-I b. 8 ea h..d. slUt. ISS' 'of the sponsorma'de e theM& h Uqulvered .an. d. .1i.l.l.d. ,11.1. ow. 1.Y. .f O. r.w. a. rd. 'a d the .ofthos\ berparty. FrQmthe navy yard.bla.ckwlth a holtd y.throng .trom Ipans' the .Brooklynand the' l1 nhattan waterfront and.tr'om everyv&ntag the vlcin1tY'tnany of. t. he ne .w esr. ps 1 lIde"'downthe was Trrnir.tllIhlen'of Two bundred "orkmenwith bn'd .h Dg''awa th -"utrl iRlng t tlmbers.forthree quartera invocation-Bishop od .Prot stan Episcopal oCArlzona. Ihemight to bad been"sald blgcrowdh .d sto d.long 1. .awhlstlE' &nI ounc iL that.themomenLof I t h Co ha intO o c s t th. swolleilby every Bt r..Jn the ot.the n vy' bands'wu the I The..owd tantlyat bandilunited pla'lng"The moved't1).e "brokea.deafenlng t was. t rs I. 1GHARIZ NA 'LEAVES THE VAY for a Ne 11.-The newbat IaunchedatNewport.Newa. The went tW TEther 0 s1owI forward'the Pr m llOItdaYthtOnK.trom spana.of th rom otwIndow andhouetop 1na y newesr. of- TrrT r'teDger'ef restre4ek he stood.long come. In Item .ery Starspangied They I I . . " ' ' . ; . ! . ! . . ' ' , , , . ' ; ' . ' : ' . " - ! " - ) , ; , ; . ; : ' ' ; ; , " , ! , , - ; , ; - ; > ' " - . . , - . , . ! , ' , - , . , : . ' ; . " : . . . - ' . . ' , | < ' : - { - . - " ( * " " < ! ¬ , - . . . ¬ * . ' - , . . , ¬ . . \ - - . ; - ; " . . ! ' ; ' - - . " " ; ; ' - - . " ' \ ' ' . . - " . . : ' : . " " ' , : ' ' { : " ; - . ; . . . . . ' : " - . ' . . & . . . \ ; ' , ; - . ! ; : . ! ' ' ' ' . . , ' ! - . ' ! . . - . ' ' , ' - _ " " ) ' . ' ' ' . . ' ' ; ' ' ' : ' ' & , , , . . , , . " . " , . : \ . : \ } : . . . ' , . . ' . . ' ' & , . ' . ' ; ' . , . : ' . . ' . " ' ' ) ' - . . , . " , " ' . ' . ' ) " : , : : " > : , ; & - , . ' . ) ' . ! , ' ; ' ' ! - . : - . ) ' ' ' & : : : : : ' . . , ' { ' - . . ' . ' . . . . . ) ' " ' ' ) . ' ' . . . . - , : ; . . . _ ' ( - & ! . . , ' ' : ; . ' ' & ' ! ' : ' - . - , ' . - ' . ' - - -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 20 Jun 1915, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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