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UNITED STATES LAUNCHES MIGHTIEST
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Launching of the Mississippi, the most powerful battleship in United
States navy, at Newport News, Va., is pictured here. The Mississippi cost
$16,000,000, has 33,000 tons displacement, 32,000 horsepower, is oil burn
ing and can go 21 knots an hour. The ship was christened by Miss Cam
mille McBeath of Meridian, called the prettiest girl in Mississippi.
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SMALE FLED TO PROTECT BOSS?
State's Atty Hoyne made good his
promise to "make it warm for mem
bers of tke police department" yes
terday when it became known that
Det. Serg't Ed Smale left for hotter
climes far to the south of Chicago.
Buenos Aires or Rio Janiero are
among the cities named as his des
tination Gossip says that Smale was forced
to flee the city by "higherups" who
wish to protect themselves.
POLICE SHAKEUP ORDERED
One hundred and forty policemen
up to the rank of lieutenant were
shifted about from one post to an
other by Chief Schuettler's first
shakeup order last night.
"The order speaks for itself," was
the only comment Schuettler would
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