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En Route, Canal Zone, Oct. 5, 1935 Number XXXIX
CERROS ISLAND FISHING A
The days fishing at Cerros Island
proved very successful. In spite of the
fact that' no record size fish were
caught, a goodly number of medium
sized sea bass were landed by each
boat. A few Bonita and a Yellowtail
were also brought in.
Secretary Ickes took the honors of
the day for the largest fish, only
beating the President out by a few
ounces. Lt. ( jg) Harris shared the
honors by hooking the greatest number,
Everyone seemed well satisfied with
the days catch and immediately started
relating about the one that got
away, or, the fish they were going
to catch on the morrow. .....
PORTLAND TO VISIT BALTIMORE
The Portland is scheduled to visit
Baltimore, Md. for Navy Day, arriving
there prior to 26 October. The Portland's
interim- docking period in Mare
Island has been cancelled. Instead she
will undergo he interim- docking in
Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va. .....
SMALL BORE RIFLE TEAM
A small bore rifle team should add
greatly to the enjoyable recreations
already. in full swing on this ship, and
the material, rifles and targets, etc.,
are available. Anyone who feels that
he has the skill to make, with a bit of
practice, a score in the neighborhood
of 90 as an average over the various
NRA courses will please turn in his
name to Ens. Burdick, as soon as
COLONEL WATSON LANDS
Colonel Watson carried off the
honors of the second days fishing
parties when he succeeded in landing
a 60 pound Tuna near the entrance
of Magdalena Bay. After a fifty minute
fight which required all the techinique
and skill of a true fisherman,
Mr. Tuna was worked to a position
where he cOl, lld be gaffed from No. 3M.
L. Well done! Colonel Watson.
Other boats had equally good results,
although the fish were somewhat
Yellowtails and Spanish Mackeral
predominated but a few Bonita and
Sea Bass were also landed. .....
HOUSTON TO VISIT HER NAMESAKE
Word has been received that it is
intended to have the HOUSTON visit
the City of Houston, Texas for Navy
Day, 28 October. It is expected that
this is to be about a foul' day visit.
From San Luca Bay, R. M. the President
next plans to stop at Pearl Is.
and Cocos Island for a days fishing
at each island. On Sunday, 13 October,
the President will disembark at
Balboa and continue his journey across
the isthmus by train.
The HOUSTON will transit the
Canal the same day, picking the President
up at Cristobal. From Cristobal
it is planned to go North making
several stops enroute. On the 23rd.
the Presidential party plans to dis-embark
at Charleston, S. C.
REVIEWS U. S. FLEET
The HOUSTON standing out of
San Diego Harbor past Point Loma
with the President, C in C, U. S. N.,
and party 6n board, passed in review
before the entire Fleet.
Following the HOUSTON came tbe
Dewey carrying Mrs. Roosevelt and
party, and then the Broome carrying
newspaper men and photographers.
As the HOUSTON steamed out of
the harbor all the San Diego based
planes passed overhead in perfect
formations. After passing Pt. Loma
and penetrating a plane laid smoke
screen, the first stage of the review
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October 7, " Shanghai", Loretta
Young, Charles Boyer. Oct. 8, " Way
Down East", Rochelle Hydson, Henry
Fonda. Oct. 9, " Special Agent",
George Brent, Bette Davis. Oct. 10,
" O'Shaughnessey's Boy", Wallace
Beery, Jackie Cooper. Oct. 11, " Alias
Bulldog Drummond", Jack Hulbert,
Short Subject: Gipsy Sweetheart.
Oct. 12, " I Live My Life", Joan
Crawford, Frank Morgan. Oct. 13,
" Return of Peter ' Grimm", Lionel
Barrymore, Helen Mack. Oct. 14, " The
Bishop Misbehaves", Maurine O'Sullivan,
Norman Foster. Oct. 15,
" Stormy", Noah Beery, Jean Rodgers.
Oct. 16, " The Goose and the Gander",
Kay Francis, George Brent. Oct. 17,
" Jalna", Kay Johnson, Ian Hunter.
Oct. 18, " Every Nite at Eight", Alice
Faye, George Raft. Oct. 19, " Loves of
a Dictator", Clive Brook. Oct. 20,
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