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Long 8each, Calif, 17 April, 1935. Number XV
DIVISION ISSUES PLANNED
FIR" ST DIVISION Starts off Series
of Div. ision Issues of the
Those who have read the eidtor's
" Pep Talk" will remember the plan
outlined in last week's issue of this
sheet. In answer to various protests
and criticisms this scheme has been
selected as the best to show latent
talent hidden among the various
divisions on board. Lots were drawn
for dates, division representatives
appointed, and results are printed
below. The date of issue, the division
responsible, and who shall be in
charge are given below:
April 20- FIRST; Ens. Williams.
April 27- FOURTH; Ens. Lyons.
May 4- MARINES"; C. H. Withey,
Corp!., H. T. Clement, PFC.
May ll- THIRD; K. C. Knowlden,
May 18- F& V; L. K. Latour, FC1c
( F), P. E. Readette, RM2c ( V)
May 25- SECOND; J. K. Wallace,
June 1- R, H, & S.; A. W. Schrum,
Sea2c ( R), J. Vizard, PhM1c ( H), R.
Romine, SK3c, ( S).
June 8- N& C; Ens. H. L. Leon.
June 15- ENGINEERS; J. Rozecki,
WT2c ( B), A. D. Hall, MM1c ( M), G.
T. Sawyer, Ye02c, ( A), R. E. Baker,
EM1c, ( E).
All material for the issue must be
in the hands of the printer not later
than noon on the Thursday preceeding
the Saturday of issue. Choice of
material is left entirely up to the division
representatives. Editing assistance
will be given by the regular staff
ContiDued Oil pace four
Following letter from SecNav. is
published for information of all hands:
" 1. Annual obServance of the Mother's
Day Movement will be held
throughout the United States on Sunday,
May 12, 1935. Attention of all
Navy and Marine Corps personnel is
invited to the significance of Mother's
Day and to the duty that exists for
each one rendering tribute to his mother.
Every man who can should visit
his mother on that day if she is living
and letters should be written where
it is impracticable to be at home.
Claude A. Swanson"
OBSERYANCE OF PASSOVER
By direction of the Commander- in~
Chief, U. S. Fleet, the following information
is furnished the U. S. Fleet:
" Commanding Officers are authorized
to grant leave, at discreation, to
men of the Jewish faith from noon of
Wednesday, 17 April, 1935, until midnight
of Saturday, 20 April, 1935,
with such additional travel time as
may be necessary."
--* 0*-' OFFICERS
Capt. Guy E. Baker, USN, from
US Naval Academy to USS Houston
about 26 June.
Captain Walter B. Woodson, USN,
from USS Houston to Chief- of- Staff,
Asiatic Fleet in August.
Lieut.- Comdr. Robert E. Keating,
U, S. N., has been ordered to duty as
gunnery officer of the Houston to report
about 18 April, 1935.
Ensign Terry L. Watkins has been
ordered to U. S. S. Tarbell, in June.
Ensign Richard E. Bly has been
ordered to U. S. S. Brooks in June.
SPRING CRUISE ITINERARY
After many months of ' scuttle- butt'
which could have been made to fit
any itinerary from N. Y. to China,
depending upon where you wanted to
go, the Houston has at last received
her official itinerary for this spring's
cruise. Instead of going with the rest
of the fleet into the Aleutian waters,
she is going to take the Assistant Sec-
" retary of the Navy, H. L. RooS'evelt,
to Honolulu. Acording to a letter received
from CinCUS, the Ass't, Sec.
Nav. is to be picked up in San Diego
on the 18th of May. The Houston will
then proceed directly to Honolulu,
arriving there 22 May. After four
days alongside a government dock,
she will, on the 26 of May, depart
for the mainland, arriving in San
Pedro on the 30 or 31st of May. She
will anchor in Long Beach area until
time to rejoin her Division in San
Diego on or about the 11th of June.
Petty officers, third class, firemen
and seamen are required for submarine
training. Requests should be
forwarded to Bureau of Navigation
provided men are physicially and
otherwise qualified for submarine
training. The amount of sea service
required is reduced to six ( 6) months
instead of one ( 1) year as previously
Over 500,000 American citizens live
abroad, about half of then in Canada
while the least number, totaling 8,
live in Arabia.
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