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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Osborne, W. H., exchange editor. The Blue Bonnet 1935-10-12 - Page 1. October 12, 1935. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 26, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/299/show/295.

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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Osborne, W. H., exchange editor. (October 12, 1935). The Blue Bonnet 1935-10-12 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/299/show/295

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Title The Blue Bonnet 1935-10-12
Creator (Local)
  • Mackenzie, C. J., editor
  • Ball, R. C., assistant editor
  • O'Brien, R. W., associate editor
  • Osborne, W. H., exchange editor
Contributor (Local)
  • Shrum, R. W.
  • Murphy, W. C.
  • Webster, H. W.
  • Merrill, J. M.
  • McNesby, H. R. M.
  • Standafar, S. D.
  • Baker, G. W., printer
  • Boris, John, printer
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (Local)
  • Babia Honda, R. P.
Date October 12, 1935
Description Volume II, Number XL
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
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  • application/pdf
Original Item Location ID 1981-001, Box 11, Folder 6
Original Collection Cruiser Houston Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=23
Digital Collection USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript Volume II. '* "' 5. S. .. 0 .. 5-.- 0.. * BABIA HONDA, R. P., Oct. 12, 1935 Number XL NORTH ISLAND IS NOW TO BE USED ENTIRELY BY THE NAVY DEPARTMENT Recently the President approved an agreement between the War and Navy Department, whereby the Army is to turn over to the Navy, Rockwell Field. The Navy will lose Sunnyvale thru this exchange. This transfer to be made without delay. When the Army evacuates that part of North Island in the harbor of San Diego, now under the control of the War Department which, with the in­stallations and the facilities thereon, will there after be used by the Navy. The Navy to evacuate the Naval Air Station at Sunnyvale, Mountain View, California, which, with the installa­tions and facilities thereon, will there­after be unsd by the Army. The han­gar and operating facilities for light­er- than- air are not to be dismantled unless such action is specifically au­thorized by the President. This gives to the Navy an addit­ional 940.59 acres nearly doubling the present area of North Island. This new area includes 141 buildings of which 13 sets are quarters. The Navy activi­ties at Sunnyvale transferred to the Army include 1000 acres, with 27 buildings, 9 of which are Officer's quarters. The Navy first used North Island as a flying school during the winter of 1911- 12. In the spring of 1912 they moved to Annapolis, and June, 1914 moved to Pensacola, Fla. The Army rented, at first, privately owned ground at North Island in 1912 and have used this island ever since for the purpose of aviation. In March 1915, Congress authorized Contin'. led on Paie Four. PRESIDENT LANDS SAILFISH The President is not only a leader of his land, but also the leader of the fishermen. This was well proven Wed. when he landed the only sailfish of the day. Although several were hook­ed, the President was the only one successful in boating his catch. This 107 pound sailfish measured 9 feet 2 inches from tip to tip and took al­most an hour of expert playing until he gave up the fight enough to be gaf­fed. On Friday, the President, after a two hour and ten minute fight suc­ceeded in landing an even larger sail­fish. This one weighed 136 pounds and measured 9 feet., 6 inches. Lt. Wood, Mr. Gennerick and Ens. Mackenzie were also successful in landing large sail fish. Lt. Wood's weighed 118 pounds and measured 9 feet 2 inches. " Gus" Gennerick's weighed 148 pounds and measured 9 feet 9 inches; this catch gives him the record of the trip. Ens. Macken­zie's weighed 124 pounds and measu­red 9 feet 7 inches. During our stay at Cocos Is. many other varieties of fish were bagged including thirty and forty pound Ono, Bonita, Yellowta. i. l., and Groupers. .. CHURCH CALL SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY On this our second Sunday out on the second Presidential Cruise, Church will be rigged as usual on the Well deck. The Band will play Rubenstein's Melody in " F" as a prelude ana will follow the Divine Service with a mili­tary hymn. The Chaplain will speak briefly on the subject: " A Deck of Cards", using as his text that famous Continued on page three MILESTONES OF ROOSEVELT'S LIFE Since he came into office everyone knows the enviable record of our President, F. D. Roosevelt. However, the President's career as a public servant goes back a good many years. The milestones of his life as given in Who's Who in America ( Vol 18­1934- 35) are as follows: Thirty- second president of the United States; born. Hyde Park. N. Y., Jan. 30, 1882; son of James and Sarah ( Delano) Rosevelt; A. B., Harvard, 1904; Columbia University Law School, 1904- 1907; LL. D., Rutgers, 1933 Washington College, 1933; Yale, 1934. Married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt of New York, March 17, 1905; children- Anna Elea­nor ( Mrs. John Boettiger), James, Elliott, Franklin D., John A. Admitted to New York bar. 1907; prac­ticed with Carter. Ledyard & Milburn, New York, 1907- 10; member firm of Roosevelt &: O'Connor, 1924- 1933. Member of New York Senate, 1910- March 17, 1913 ( resigned); assistant secretary of Navy, 1913- 1920; elected governor of New York for two terms, 1929- 1933; Democratic nominee for vice president of Uniited States, 1920; Democratic nominee for President, 1932; elected for term, 1933- 1937. Member Hudson- Fulton celebration - com mittee, 1909; Plattsburg Centennial, 1913; National Commission Panama Pacific In­ternational Exposition, 1915; overseer Har­vard University, 1918- 1924; trustee Vassar College, St. Stephen's College, Cornell Uni­versity, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Sea­men's Institute. President American Red Cross, Boy Scout Foundation. In charge of inspection U." S. Naval Force. in European waters, July- Sept. 1918 and of demoblization in Europe. Jan.- Feb., 1919.' Member Naval History Society, New York Historical Society. Holland Society, Alpha Del­ta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason, Episcopalian, senior warden St. James Church, Hyde Park. Author: Whither Bound. 1928; The Happy Warrior­Alfred E. Smith. 1928; Government- Not Poli­tics, 1932; Looking Forward, 1933; On Our Way, 1934.