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The Blue Bonnet 1936-04-18
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Pierce, W. W., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Osborne, W. H., exchange editor. The Blue Bonnet 1936-04-18 - Page 4. April 18, 1936. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 25, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/409/show/408.

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Pierce, W. W., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Osborne, W. H., exchange editor. (April 18, 1936). The Blue Bonnet 1936-04-18 - Page 4. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/409/show/408

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Title The Blue Bonnet 1936-04-18
Creator (Local)
  • Pierce, W. W., editor
  • Ball, R. C., assistant editor
  • O'Brien, R. W., associate editor
  • Osborne, W. H., exchange editor
Contributor (Local)
  • Baker, G. W., printer
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Long Beach, California
Date April 18, 1936
Description Volume III, Number XV
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 8
Original Collection Cruiser Houston Collection
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Digital Collection USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22
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Transcript THE BLUE no ET U.~_ S. Houston- 4- 18- 36- 900. sun. JAR fIE ArrACK 0 BOOZE Safety bulletin o. 5 of the Illinois Steel Company, under the foregoing capt. ion, read' a' follows: " For the married man who cannot ', ct alon~ without drinks, the follow­i :~; i::; su,!'!; ested as a means of free­(, 0 II 0': bondage from saloons: " Slalt a saloon in your own home. De tte only customer. You'll have no litcn~ e to pay. Go to your wife and ' i '. her $ 4." 0 to buy a gallon of whisky, remembering the gallon CI), lt, ins sixty odd drinks. Buy your drink:; from no one but your wife. By t. he time the first gallon is gone chc v, ill h~ ve $ G. OO to put in the bank and $ 1.00 to start business again. " Shoi. lld you live ten years, con­tl: JtW to buy from her and then die w, th :; na]; c,; in your boots she will have mOI~ ey to b~ n' you, educate your c1uliren, buy a house and lot, marry decent man and forget about you entirely." .... WIl\ IlUI G MEET A D WATER POLO GAME IN CA AL ZO E 5vd•• ming team known a~ the Red, White and Blue Troupe, cO! 1sist­1 ' go or Arm', Navy, and Civilian :\::. nmcn; in the Canal Zone desires to hot.! a swimming meet and water poio game between themselves ancl a U': lJ 1 f" oll1 the Fleet. The event' ~' lg: rc:; te: l are: [ i0, 100, 220, and 400 yard r ce ::: tyle, 100 yard breast stroke, and 17G ,"', rd relay in which each nvi, nmcr will swim two widths of the II 101. A fan:: y diving event will be ar­lang- cd if fleet swimmers desire the l'vent. Fleet persollnel desiring to entel' Ill(' meet a:; mea bel'S of the Fleet t ', 1m \ , ill submit their names, ships , tiache to, events they desire to en­t\.! · a: 1d bi.!:< t time for that event to (' 0:' l: l ' I l' Battle Force, who by copy of" thi' letter i::; directed to arrange VIe Ilj(: et with MI'. H. J. Grieser, , lire ! or of S vimming, Executive De­palt1l1C It, I'~ mama anal, C. Z. • • El'LISTED STRE. GTH The 1 cting .... ecretary of the Navy, ncar Admiral ndr ws, USN., nn­) 10 weed that Lhe enlisted strength of tl e 1 ' avy at the present time is about ! l, nno lIwn and that at the end of the lbc, I year, 30 June, 1936, it will have been increased to 93,500. It ha;.; been recommended for an incrca8e for t. 1e next fiscal ycar of 96,500 culiminat­ing at the end of that yea' 30 June. 1937, with an enlisted ::; trength of 10", 000 men, to provide crew::; for the new aircraft carrier:;, cruisers, and destroyers which will be co n­missioned durin;:\" that year. -~. BOSS OR LEADER The boss drives his men- the leader coaehe:; them. The boss says " I"- the leal! cr :; aY~ J " we". The boss assign:; slavery- the leader sets the pace. The boss says " get Lcre on tlllle"- the leader beat::; the II all to it. The boss fixes the blame for break-down - the leuilel' fixes the breakdowns. The boss may not know how to do it­the leader always knows and shows how. The boss makes work a drudgery­the leader makes it interesting. The boss says " go"- the leader says " lets go". There is a w'lale of a uifi · ere~ lc. e­don't you l: now. • II. FORMER SHIPMATES --::-- Veu:;\.! y, who wa formerly our smil­ing- butcher, wi. hes all a very pleasant "" 1.1' se this summer. He sends regards to the Pollywogs. lIe states he is doing very nicely. * * * * * * • * Old man Hill, boy Robert V, who has gone into the grocery business on a large scale aboarrl the ARTIC states that thing:; are very nice aboard the ship, although too much time in San Francisco. THE ( Continued From Page One) Canal run:; from orth West to South Eal't. Pacific end is 27 miles cast of the Atlantic end. Thi' is the place where the sun ri:; es in the Paci­fic and sets in the Atlantic. Canal can handle 48 ships per day, if necessary. Channel Y · idth at bottom is from 300 to 1000 feet. ( 110 in the locks). Gatun Lake was formed by build in:,: a dam at Gatun. This dam i:; 1: J mile 1\ ide at base and 100 feet at top. It is 105 feet above :; ea level and 20 feet above normal surface of lake. The building of this dam eliminated necessity of making a sea level chan­nel from Gatun to Pedro Miguel, a di:; tanee of 31:; 1 miles. Surface of dam is planted with grass and shrubbery a' 1J on it is the " most expensive Golf course in the World". It has 18 holes an! cost over Ten Million Dollars. Your dollar gives you the priviledgc of playing 18 holes On this course. . atun Lake covers an area of 163. 38 square miles, has a shore line of 1,100 miles and is 85 feet above sea level. It i::; the largest artificial lake in the world. ( C ntinucd.... N.. e. xt Week.) READ THIS! DOMAIN OF NEPTUNUS REX To ali Sailors wherever ye may be : l!: d to all Mermaids, Sea Serpent", Whale~, Sharks, Dolphins, Skates, Suckers, Lobsters, Crabs, and other Living Things of the Sea, GREET­I GS: K TOW YE: That 011 this- day of ,-- 19- in Latitude 00" 0" and Longitude- there appeared \ ithin our Royal Domain thc U. S. S. HOUSTO bound for - BE IT REMEMBERED: that said VCusel, Officers and Crew thereof having been inspected anci pa~ s() l 011 by Ourself and Our Royal Stati, AND BE IT KNOWN: By all ye Sailors, Mariners and Land­lubbers, who may be honored by his pre ' cnce, that John Doe, having been found worthy to be numbered as onc of our Trusty Shellbacks ha:; been ~ athered to our fold and duly initiate! l into the SOLEMN lYSTERIES OF THE A CIENT ORDER OF THE DEEP. BE IT FURTHER U DERSTOOD: That by virtue of the power invested in me I hereby command my subject to , how due honor and respect to him whcnever he may enter Our ltealm. Di:; obey this order under penalty of Our Royal Displeasure. Given under Our hand and seal this NEPTUNUS REX ( Rulcr of the Raging Main) ATTEST:_ DAVEY JO E ( Hi:; Majesty':; Scribe)