More about launching the Arizona

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More about launching the Arizona - charge time state company o£ it, damn pay as...
charge time state company o£ it, damn pay as that hospital allowed over man bond consented for LAUNCH NEW SEA MONSTER ii| Arizona Slip* I n t o Wntcr W i t h Cercmonte*. NEW YORK, June 19--Christened by both champagne and water, the latter from the first spillings over the .Roosevelt dam, Uncle Sam's newest and greatest superdreadnought, the 31/100 ton Arizona, left her wooden cradles and glided into the waters the East river at a few minutes 1 o'clock today. As Miss Esther the pretty sponsor from the state after which ihe new sea fighter is named, broke bottles of wine and water over the chip's bow, a band struck up the national anthem and fifty thousand spectators wildly cheered. Secretary of the Navy Daniels, Governor George W. P. Hunt, of Arizona, with theJr staffs, Secretary of Labor Wilson, Mayor Mitchel. Senator O'Gorman and other notables, witnessed the launching of the giant ship. Governor Hunt personally brought the water from his native state in big demijohn. It was originally planned to use

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  1. Lincoln Journal Star,
  2. 19 Jun 1915, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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