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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 11, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 12',
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'BIGGEST BATTLESHIP TO BE CHRISTENED BY
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When the new United States battleship slips from the ways at New
port News, "Va., March 16, its name, "Pennsylvania," will be formally be
stowed upon it by Miss Elizabeth Kblb, who is called tha "sweetest girl in
Pennsylvania." Miss Kolb is a student in a girls' school in Washington.
The "Pennsylvania" will be the biggest battleship in the American
navy. Its tonnage is 31,000, its length 600 feet and it has a beam of 97
feet. The sea monster cost $14,000,000.
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Lord Grey strikes the keynote of
the whole thing when he says Eng
land wants aid not advice
neutrals." They all do.
Perhaps England and Germany are
right Any person should have the
from L right to punch his meal ticket it he.
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