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1936-04-11 - Page 2. April 11, 1936. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 16, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/404/show/401.

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(April 11, 1936). 1936-04-11 - Page 2. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/404/show/401

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Title 1936-04-11
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Date April 11, 1936
Description Volume III, Number XIV
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Long Beach, California
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  • 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 ~.~-- B~~~ ITon'- Of Q~ th/ -::.- FLASHES ~.... '/ _ •• 1/ _' • ~~ I 5 ~ AVAL HISTORY- • THE BLUE B- ONN- ET . ( COlltillU~ d From Page One) Commander Robert E. Peary ( GEe):' US had spent 23 years in 4rtic E.' ­ploration. During' this ' tfme he h. a. · 1 made friends_ with the Eskimos an~ .. It has been sometime. since the , h. ad .1eariied . from them . ho" to live Battalion , of Death has found it's , ih' their country, how to •. hunt.. eat" wa. L , into Hie pl: e § s but the roar. of dress, drive ' dogs, build snow igloQS, > the, five i, n(!} l;'; the · co.!! gh'of th~ · . 50 cal., etc. '- a. nd last b1. l. t not~ least' the- call of the Peary.'. s _ method was. to .. establi& h ... oa~~ have all, taken precedence ~ fIe Co serie!>. of camp~, each of whicn h~ :-:-: pen. 001' ;'- former correspond~ t is u:; cd ' as a base to build a camp farllier " {~~ iing from an acute att# ct of 1.01 t. h. He reached the Pole on April " damelfts"-""'& nd. l~ ough . e~ erything G. 190!). On a previous expedition he possible has been done-' wrelieve his Me: been crippled by having his toes pain he shall not be able to resume frozen off, and do:: to: s had predicted his column until the cause iii'far Al'iay, ; t~ l' t. J;~ would ! Ie: v~ r be \~ qJe... tg.• w,& lk We are congratulating our whale- ;( l: g'ain any great dist. ances. Howe~€ r boat creir ' On th~ ir spirite: d showing i! l spite of this han'Ucap,. he tram~~ d in the race in which- they placed third, over' the frozen Polar ', Sea ' jq4P. e P@ e there were more than three in the 1U back ~ gain. Fo):' this adii- evcme. l1t . race:' Ensign Marcus says' ' there ' are Per. ry \': 1.5 pr5motcd to the. · rank ~ f possibilities fn' these dozen stalwart Rear At. 1mirul hy act of' <;: ongrmls. Leathernecks. " Our crew had a few , dmiral P- eary excl1! plified in his long days' practice before tJie race in our cal' er an inilexible determination ten oar ' bont b\ ft the day before the to at~ i~' a< i rtain objective. His sue- race these gallant lads' dashed ': aft ce~ s Waq'} lOt due to accident, but the to the- fantail- to find that sO'mettme tesult of a clearly defined plan m~< ie ' during the. '' t1ight' a' twelve oar bort ' l. hrough years' of observation and ex- ha'd been placed at , the boom il'l place ' p. el'i~ llCe, amI bo, c: ked by, u! 1~ werV'ing ' of the practice boat; riot to be thwa~ persel'vel'ance- tllat faculty whie11 ' ed'by this turn'of flite a hurried call [;' ives power to accomplish. Twenty- was" put' forth for' two" v6lunteel'll ' three years of bat:' le or preparation ana' the'- response was typical of ~ i Ir battl" JLclose the character of . spirit of, tlie Corps. Under the gUtif-the marl' whose victory, on April 6, Anee of cpt ' C1' 1l1stain, coxwam ' Of the l:: JO!), clasl/ es him with the herO$ af - crew, and our' graceful rthymic sttdlte H'e w() l · id. His phrase--" l will . find oar, Pvt.' St'octon, the men ' were gro-n w<. y or make one"- should go down oriled into ' a crew that pulled with the i history as Ole of the world's clas- speed of Mercury and the grace of sic . :, pnryne. Jones says the only rea~ D ---- 0) • .. they didn't win the race was ' because ! tOWING RACES the course \ vas'iCt'long enough, they thought the finish marker was the half way mark and were just begin­ning . to put" On' speed when the 6ox­s\ vain saw the race was over. " Some scoundrel told PFC ChatnpaD that h'e would be relieved as i)( d~ r1y and he' hasn't been the same since. He has been heard to keep repeating to himself, " I ' killed ' coek ' robbin", we are all deeply concerned over · lfts condition.' The traffic dept. in the comm. office is also worried as Georre has attail\ Cd the hig~ est degree of . efficiency th~ t that office has ever known. Ho~ does it happen th~ t Lam­bert ' wound up in the mess han ' after making a liberty wiith the police Sgt! ' The candal contain d in this apti­cle will probably be. the callie of, a big I' n on the Oompltny Office. · Hedrick' ( ClIESTER), ' Assistant Starter- Lt. Comdr. von Heimberg ( Chicago). Judges of the Finish- Lt. Comdr. Chippendale ( NEW ORLE- . ANS), Lt. Comdr. Ryan ( PORT­LAND), Lt. Comdr. Jacobson ( IN­DIANAPOLIS). Judges of the Course Lt. Comdr. Sherwood ( PORTLAND) Lt.. Comdr. Goebel ( NEW DRLEANS). No alibis, of course. We only mention that our crews, o< n account , of , our schedule, ha< 1 little opportu'nity for t~'~ ining, neverLheless, they marie a mighty good showing and got into the spirit of the event with all their might. That is the all important thing. SHIP'S PO T OFFICE Page Two. Panama City, capital of the Repub­lic, has a population of 79,000, is upon the Pacific Coast, 47 miles from 010: 1. The town was built ill Lhe 17th cc 1t' 11' y near the site of the earlier city. The ruins of Old Panama are half an hour motor drive from the modern city b a concrete road. The town was captul'ed, sarkcrl, and destroyed, I'~ Morgan, the buccaneer. The climate is good; main temperature ::. bout 800 Fahr. The main products are pine­apples and bananas. There arc brew­eries, mineral water' works, shoe and furniture factories. The Cathedral has twin tower~'~ nt\ the domes are encased in lllother-{)£ ­pearl. IL stands on. the main plaza of the city, f- acing old Government Palace. At the lower end of the Avani­lla Central, behind a group of Govern · ­m~ nt buildings, tands the atiollal Theatre - one of the finest of its kine!. A note ' 01" thy new building is t! w Palacio Municipal or City Hall. At t. he foot of Aneon Hill stanth; the In­stitute Nacional, the University' of Panama. The Cathedral, the post of­fice building, and the churche' of ' La 1Iet'ced, Santa Domin~ o, were all built oon aft. er the sacking of the ity in 1671. -: THB BLUE BONNET :- .... 11 APRIL, 193& * PA AM* A CITY'* . A. ..... kly pablle. tlea, pllbllalle4 ' y tile . ltIp'. ...... ny . f tile U. S. S. HOUSTON. Cap­& lila G. E. Baker. U. S. N., C.. lln.... in~ ••• c. n. er P. 11:. Rebottom. U. 8. N. _' Kud Olrl « r. EDITOR. Lieut. ( j~) W. W. Pierce, ( ChC) A. t. Editor, R. C. Ball. Ch.- Pity Crni' A.. od. to Editor R. W. O'Brio", BMlc.' Enh. n~ e It Re · ... rite W. H. Osborne. Y3c Printer - G. W. B. ker. Seale. Business tran acted in the past. six months: Money Orders _... $ 35,321.49 Money Order Fees .__...__ 224.19 Total --....--..... __..... ..._._ __ $ 35,545.68 Insured Articles __.__ __.... 248 Postage on same ...__ __. __.. $ 21.90 Postage Stamps purchased .. $ 1,701.95 • • I • Wlfe:- " Heres an advertiseme! lt of n new kind of shirt without any but­tons". Chief:- " I've been wearing that kind for years." I