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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 24, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 24',
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UNCLE SAM'SNEW "BIGGEST" WARSHIP FAILS
TO ESTABLISH HIGH SPEED RECORD
The new dreadnaught Oklahoma, biggest of Uncle Sam's battleships,
tearing through the seas trying to establish a new speed record for dread-,
naughts. She attained a high speed of 21.47 knots, but only averaged
20.90 against the 21.04 knots average speed record set by the Nevada.
1,169 MILES AROUNDTOGO 60 MILES ACROSS
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From Bluff, Utah, to Kayenta, Arizona, is 60 miles; but here's how .
Uncle Sam takes his mail, by horse, stage coach, automobile and railroad
train. The contractor on the Gallup-St. Michaels route is even talking of
buyJojELan aejropjane to cara .mail across a. mountain ridge, .