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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 1936-07-11 - Page 1. July 11, 1936. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/459/show/455.

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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Osborne, W. H., exchange editor. (July 11, 1936). The Blue Bonnet 1936-07-11 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/459/show/455

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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 1936-07-11 - Page 1, July 11, 1936, USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 31, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/459/show/455.

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Title The Blue Bonnet 1936-07-11
Creator (Local)
  • Mackenzie, C. J., editor
  • Ball, R. C., assistant editor
  • O'Brien, R. W., associate editor
  • Osborne, W. H., exchange editor
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Seattle, Washington
Date July 11, 1936
Description Volume III, Number XXVI
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
Language English
Physical Description 1 newsletter
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  • Text
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  • application/pdf
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 umber XXVI WHERE TO GO AN 0 WHAT TO SEE IN SEATTLE 1936. SEATTLE FLEET WEEK * " S. S... 0 .. 5-.- 0... Volume III GINEERING COM PETITION YE R --::-- During every day of the pa t Com­p titive Year each one of u tried in what we thought was every way pos­' ible to keep that white HE" on our aft­er stack. From experience we realize there were some things we might have done to further economy which weren't. At least there is immense satisfaction in the knowledge of a job well done. The HOUSTON placed third in her class and that is far from the bottom of the list. The two Heavy Crui.. el" S placin~ first and second are of the newer type. There is some reason for presuming - though no conclusive proof- that this type of cruiser ha' the edge on us' in p1: lnt design in ' ofar as economy is concerned. This year should tell the . tllry. We led all of the ships of our dass of the same or similiar type, ~ H well as several newer ones, and this i., no mean accomplishment. There has never been a time since comm] " sionng that the Rambler Ship has been on the bottom of the heap; 011 the contrary, at the top or very near it, is tradition with us. Let's keep her there! All that we need do is to continue the c1o" c cooperation which has become second nature with mo t every man in the ship. We mean by thal: Engineering Officers, Firemen, Chiefs amI other Petty Officers in the Engineering Department may be top­notch experts but they can't put an " E" on the stack unless all hands in the ship lend a hand. We start the new year with our new Engineer Officer, Lieut., om­mander V. L Davi · . His predecessor, ( Continued on Page Four) During the Fleet's visit to Seattle, 10 - 20 July this city that ha' long been famous for its Fleet We ks, has planned to give the Officers and men of the Fleet a hearty welcome that will not soon be forgotten. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to attend other Fleet Weeks in this fair city know full well the ho pitable welcome that is in store for us. From the looks of this year's schedule of entertainment, which includes dinners, dances, games and sight seeing tours, " FLEET WEEK" will be even big er and better than ever before. Saturday, 11 July, at 16" 0 a re­c ption will be given for the enli ted mel! in the main lounge of the Navy YMCA, 320 Marion Street. The fJ1lrpOse of this reception is help the men get acquainted with the Seattle fair se. · The next day, Sunday, and lhe following Sunday at ten o'clock the Breakfast Club of the Navy Y. M. C. A. extend an invitation to all men of the Fleet. Following the Breakfa t Club, church will be held in the same build­ing at 1100. In ad Htion to this, all churches cordially invite all Officer and enlisted men to ervices. Dress Blue Bakel' is the uniform for all the above entertainment . BA~. EBALL At 1400 Monday, 13 July, at the Civic Auditorium Athletic Field, the first of a series of three inter- Navy baseball games will be played. A Shrine Thophy up will be presented to the winner of the series. The teams will be composed as follows: First game- De · troyer.., Battle Force ( in­cluding DETROIT and ALTAIR) vs ( Continued on Page Four) --::-- Seattle, geographically, the focal point of transportation, is the center of the Evergreen Playground. From this city on Puget Sound, with it... many hotel, smart shops, theaters and famed restaurant , are rail lines, ' llIotor sy" tems, ferry steam hip a' 1d air routes to every point in scenic Washington and British Columbia. A few of the things you may enjoy are: Lake Wa hingtoll Riveria: Rid e over 52 miles of paved boulevard arounu Lake \ Va hington. A wonder­ful afternoon trip, offering every val" iety of natural and landscaped. beauty. Other attractive boulevard drives also are available. noqualmie Falls: A delightful drive of 33 to 40 miles over a good highway from Seattle. Falls 268 feet high. Swimming, riding, yachting, tennis are available to all who seek them. Municipal tenni courts and play­field. Public wimming beaches with gJards and park. Mounts at riding academies. : Many tlelightful trip' over bridle paths. ' ome of the interesting things you should see: Volunteer Park ( Car 14)- Remark­able view, both east and west; free observation tower. Seward Monument, Formal Gardens, Con ervatory, Play­grounds and tennis. Woodland Park ( Car 21) Rose gar­den, Zoo, Harding memorial, tenni' courts. niver. ity of Wa. hing- ton ( Car Iii, 17, or 18) Beautiful campu , garden:, ( Continued on Page Two)