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UNCLE SAM LAUNCHES NEW TYPE' OF OIL1
CARRIER FQt XHfe NAVY. ' '
U. S. navy oil. career Maumee.at'her recent launching 'from the Ma
Island (California) Navy Yardwhh'vessel was built in record tir
a. i b. saving ot ?03,uuu over ine original estimate.
The new.tanker has a
capacity for 2,260,000 gallons-of 'cargo fuel and 469,100 gallons of bunker
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capable of making 14 knots speed, , r
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GALE DOES BIG DAMAGE ; ;
San Francisco, May 1 Two 'fa
talities, 54 'small .craft., damaged,
many miles of lielegrapih and'-tele-,
phone wires prostrated and $2u0,OQ0
damage to othjer property, was tile
toll recorded today of a- gale that
swept San Francisco " and vicinity
within the past 24 hours. "
John Ossianand Walter-Peterson;
schoojbqys of Daly City, were elec
trocuted when they trie'd'to climb a
barheci wire fence onlo which a live
wife had hlown.
Los Angeles. Carrying sticks of
dynamite, Y. Tokano, Japanese, en
gaged in pistol duel with police, who
suspected him of planning to blow up
local 'German newspaper 'Arrested.
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