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1936-03-28 - Page 1. March 28, 1936. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 16, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/394/show/390.

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(March 28, 1936). 1936-03-28 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/394/show/390

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Title 1936-03-28
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Date March 28, 1936
Description Volume III, Number XII
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Long Beach, California
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
Language English
Physical Description 1 newsletter
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Original Item Location ID 1981-001, Box 11, Folder 8
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
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript SUBJECT: From: To Volume III THE CRUISE According to the information at hand the HOUSTON will arrive ' It Valparaiso, Chile on 28 May, and ' ve are due to leave that port on 2 . June. Therefore, we shall be in port for 3 period of six days. In order that we may gain most from the cruise, it will be quite necessary that plans be made in the very near future for si~ ht- seeiT'g in Valparaiso and en­virons. We hope to make eve l' y minute count. A representative of Thomas Cook and Son was on the HOUSTON last Sunday morning for the purpo. e of suggesting possible sight- seeing trips which may be made in and near Val­paraiso. The follpwing- schedule for ~ ig- ht ~ eein~ parties has been suggested by Thomas Cook & Son: 28 MAY- Arrive Valparaiso 29 MAY- Half- day sight- Reeing excursion will be offered aroul1cl Val­paraiso, visiting the handsome re~ i dential districts, the Stadium, the fortifications of the city, etc. 30 1\ 1AY- A himiliar tour to that made on 2!) May in order that the men who had the watch the day bcforc may be able to make the tour. in . L\ Y- Special Train'at 8 : 30 a. m. from Valparai~ o to Santiago. This train will arrive at Santiago at 1200. The entire afternoon will be available for sight- seeing in motor cars. Thc train will leave Santiago at 7 : 00 p. m., for Valparaiso, arriving at 10: 3' 1 . m. 1 JU E- pecial Train to Santiago ( the same chedule as for 31 May), for all hands who wcre unable to make the trip on 31 May. ( Continued on Page Four) Long- Beach, Calif., March 28, 1936 CEREMONY OF CHA GE OF COMMAND Vice Admiral William D. Leahy, U. S. Navy, will relieve Admiral Harris Laning, U. S. Navy, as Com­mander Battle Force at 1030, Monday, 3') March 1936, on board the U. S. S. CALIFORNIA at San Pedro, Calif. All Flag and Commanding Officers of the Battle Force present in the San Pedro Area will attend. Other Flag and Commanding Officers are invited to attend. Vice Admiral Leahy has requested Commander Battle Force to announce that official calls by officers attending the ceremony will be considered as having been made and returned and that all gun salutes will be considered fired and returne. d.... nILL AUTHORIZING ADDITIO AL l'AY A Representative from the State of California has recently introduccd a bill in the House, which, if enacted into Law, will provide additional pay for Petty Officers and Chief Petty O/ ricers of thc Navy. The Bill provides that ratcd men having- a ' wifc or dependent mother receive $ 15 a month additional pay; ~ 10 a month additional pay for the fir. t child; 7.50 a month additional pay for the second child; and $ 5 a month additional pay for each child in excess of two. • • DIESEL E. ' GINE SCHOOL The "' avy's Diesel Engine School at the Submarine Base, ew London, Conn., is now in operation, and re­quests are de ired by the Bureau from eligible candidate'. Number XII DEATH OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY NAVY DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON Secretary of the Navy. All ships and Stations. Death of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy - Letter from Mrs. Elea­nor M. Roosevelt. 1. l' h e following letter received fro m Mrs. Eleanor M. Roosevelt, widow of the late Assistant Secretary of the avy, Colonel Henry L. Roose­velt, i quoted for information, viz: Dear Admiral Andrews: I wish to thank you for the many acts of kindness and sympathy ex­tendcd to me and my family ot the time of my husbandis death. His funeral was a wonderful tribute in every way. I want you to know that the last three years were the happiest years of Harry's life, serving with the Navy, and he often said that he could not help but do a good job when he had ~ uch efficient and loyal support as he wa' always given. His pride in the naval scrvice, and his affection for it, were richly repaid by the courtesy and consideration you showed when he died. I would be glad if you could convey to the officers and bureaus concerned my deep appreciation. Very sincerely your , Eleanor M. Roosevelt. ADOLPHUS ANDREWS March 4th 1936 Acting.