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
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
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
The boss says " I"- the leal! cr :; aY~ J
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
The boss may not know how to do itthe
leader always knows and
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.
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
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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,
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.
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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
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
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
( Rulcr of the Raging Main)
DAVEY JO E
( Hi:; Majesty':; Scribe)