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San Francisco, Cal., 7 ovember, 1936 umber XLIII
( Thru the Windows of the Streetcars)
A few of the important points of interest
to visit while in San Francisco
are listed below.
There are many stories told and no
doubt many interesting ones that
never have been published about San
Francisco, from the time gold was discovered
until the present day.
The points of interest should by
all means be visited, they are of Historical
importance to all, an education
First we have the DEYOUNG
MUSEUM - this is in Golden Gate
Park, Gallery of Engraving and Etchings,
the Jewel Hall, Coin and Medal
Gallery. This can be reached by street
cars numbered 4, 5 7, 17, 20,
21, 33. There are hundreds of interesting
sights in Golden Gate Park
which will give you an entire day of
real pleasure and enjoyment that will
not soon be forgotten. California Le-
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With the official Chicago- Houston
match just two weeks off, the squad
is working for speed and final conditioning,
with lots of Iron Man points
as their ultimate goal.
As no line on the Chicago has been
gained a preliminary comparison
cannot be given.
It will be the first match of the season
for both teams.
The Houston wrestlers did not compete
last year and consequently collected
no Iron Man Points.
In order to collect Iron Man points
the team has to finish among the first
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S. S. STORE WILL FILL XMAS
This year our Ship's Service has
prepared for the Xmas season much
earlier than in former years.
Now you may find a very fine
selection of practicable gifts and
pleasing items on hand.
Although it is felt the majority of
of the crew know of the savings
afforded through purchases in the
Ship's Service Store it does not seem
amiss to bring this fact before our
new shipmates who may be planning
on giving practicable gifts this year.
If the store does not have exactly
what you wish the operator is prepared
to do his best to obtain just what you
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LEATHER P SHERS
Last Thursday night the San Francisco
played host to the Houston at
a smoker during which the boxing
team got away to an unofficial start.
Most of the ship's company were
present to form a high powered
cheering section. .
In the first bout Hastings ( B Div)
met Morrison of the S. F. This was
a lively affair with both lads evenly
matched, the judges calling it a draw.
In the next bout, Hill ( Warrant Officer's
Mess) met Perry of the S. F.
This match was one- sided from the
beginning and the hard- hitting Houston
boy scored a knock- out in the
second round. The next fight, from the
spectators' viewpoint, was without
a dull moment. Adams ( 1st. Div.)
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HOUSTON ENTERS RIFLE MATCH
On Thursday, 5 November, a rifle
match was fired by ' the Houston
against the San Francisco, Tuscaloosa,
and Chicago at the Mare Island Rifle
Range. The course fired was the Navy
Expert course. Winners were San
Francisco, 1st., Tuscaloosa, 2nd., Chicago,
3rd. This was the first time
that the Houston has had a rifle team
since her return from the Orient and
the Gunnery Officer and team captain
Lt. Dahl, U. S. N., were highly elated
with the results even though we finished
Lt. Dahl expects to start a small
arms school of the rifle and pistol to
be held in the hangars at least twice
a week and anyone interested should
see him or Chief Gunner . condit
or turn his name in at the Gunnery
SF RF SF RF RF
500 500 200 200 200 Tot.
Lieut. Dahl.... 44 42 46 90 48 270
Gibson, AMM2c. 40 6 37 59 26 168
Head, S1c. . 40 25 39 42 28 174
Dainwood, S1c 46 17 36 46 34 179
Maze, S1c 43 36 34 41 39 193
Arminger, Cpl. 42 27 43 71 48 231
Oliver, Pvt 48 47 40 83 46 264
During our stay in San Francisco
the Cruiser Fall Series shall most
likely be completed.
At present the Houston has two
games scheduled, the first with the
Pensacola, the second with the Portland
The Pensacola game is scheduled
to be played at Father Crowley field.
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