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Workers Busy Building America's Largest Ship
THURSDAY, JANUARY 8 j
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The America, largest ship to be built in this country, is now under construction at the Newport News Ship
building company in Virginia. The new super vessel will be the running mate for the Manhattan and Wash
ington in the transatlantic fleet. Pictured at the left are highly skilled mechanics blading the low pressure
turbines, a part of the America's driving machinery. There are some 15,000 of the blades for the casing
plus that many for the rotor. At the right is a well-outfitted electric welder, dressed in safety equipment.
French Family Wins 20,000 Francs
BR-R.R, IT'S COLD
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A prize of 20,000 francs was awarded Adrien-Ju!es Sandrin of Bourg
..a Ueine, Fiance, for their large family. The winners of the Cognacq
: y prize are seen here with 11 of their 12 children.
Prices have 1
come early to
be sure of find
ing your size.
They are sure to go
If I i y
A sudden midwest cold wave
didn't catch this newsboy unpre
pared. He foiled the wintry blasts
with a makeshift stove and a couple
of gunny sacks. He also added a
couple of sweaters to his ensemble.
British Monarchs Will
Spend Four Days In U. S.
The itinerary announced for the
Canadian tour of King George VI
and Queen Elizabeth shows that
their majesties will spend four days
in the United States,.
The royal couple will cross the
Canadian border at Niagara Falls
on June 8 and will leave the United
States in time to reach Shebrooke,
Que., on June 12.
They will first touch land in the
western hemisphere at Quebec City
on May 15 and will visit every
province and most large cities of
the Dominion before sailing for
home f rbn Halifax, N. S., on June
15. They will travel on the battle
The itinerary was arranged so
that the royal couple will do little
traveling at night. They will lie in
the royal train except when it
stops at Quebec, Ottawa and Vic
toria, B. C. Dates of , travel were
given in the itinerary but not the
functions that v their majesties will
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