THE CABINET: Submarines & Innuendoes

"I christen thee v-5!"

Delicately cracking a bottle of grape juice over its Gloucester fisherman's bow. Mrs. Charles Francis Adams, wife of the Secretary of the Navy, solemnly pronounced these words at Portsmouth, N. H., last week as the Navy's largest submarine slid down the stocks and out upon the Piscataqua River. Beside her stood her son, Charles Francis Adams Jr. and Admiral Charles F. Hughes, Chief of Naval Operations. Snow was falling on her fur coat, on her bouquet of roses. Navy men pressed about her solicitously, to shield her from the...

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