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Volume III Long Beach, Calif., 19 December 1936 Number XLIX
CHIEF EXAMINATIONS · THE CHRISTMAS PARTY UP THE LADDER
On Saturday, 12 December, 1936,
the HOUSTON court- men played a
good fast game against the MEDUSA
five but came out on the small end of
a 27- 24 score. All hands played well
throughout the game.
Friday, 18 December the team played
their third game of the series
against the fast PENSACOLA bas-
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DIVINE SERVICES SUNDAY 20
DECEMBER CATHOLIC 1000 ARIZONA
COLORADO NEW MEXICO
OKLAHOMA SALT LAKE CITY
PROTESTANT 1000 CALIFORNIA
MARYLAND NEVADA NEW YORK
PENNSYLVANIA S ARAT 0 GA
WEST VIRGINIA. WHERE PRACTICABLE
VISITING CHURCH PARTIES
SHOULD REACH THE SHIP
ON WHICH THE SERVICE IS TO
BE HELD BY 0930 IN ORDER THAT
MEN MAY ATTEND CONFESSION.
The following named men have been
advanced in rating as indicated; effective
16 December, 1936.
Pickens, L. S. T. Sea1c
Nickel, H. Sea1c
Steele, H. B. Sea1c
Knowlden, K. C. Sea1c
0' Neil, T. M. Sea2c
Pierce, A. D. F2c
Dullaghan, J. C. F2c
McCullock, J. A. F3c
Cooper, R. J. Sea1c
Simmons, J. C. Sea1c
Congratulations and cigars are in
Plans for the Christmas Party are
Here is the program:
1000 Inspection of Division Decorations
and award of
1100 Meet Guests at Pico Landing.
1115 Welcome guests aboard
ship. Division escorts take
charge of children assigned
1120 Division Christmas tree
parties and presentation of
12" 0 CHRISTMAS DINNER.
1245 Guests shown about the
ship, stage set on well- deck
1330 Happy Hour vaudeville
1500 Santa Claus arrives.
1515 Presentation of gifts.
The trees have been ordered for delivery
at 1000, Wednesday the 23rd.
The gifts from Walker's will be delivered
at the same time.
The vaudeville acts are lined up and
being rehearsed. They look good, even
at this early date.
The well- deck decorations have been
planned and material purchased.
( Burn a little joss at the Altar of
Jupiter Pluvius and pray for good
weather). The decorations will be left
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The Blue Bonnet is planning on geting
some new cuts made. It will be
appreciated if anyone with any good
appropriate drawing or suggestion
submit it to the staff for consideration.
ARTISTS' ATTENTIO !
Thursday evening the Wardroom
Officers had a dinner dance at the
Lakewood Country Club. Some fortyfive
couples attended the party. Before
the dinner, cocktails were served.
Later, during the dinner and afterwards
the Scouting Force Orchestra
furnished music for dancing.
The following petty officers from
the Ship's company and the flag will
take the examinations for Chief Petty
Officer this coming Monday, 21 December
at 0800. Best of luck for a high
Yarbrough, P. E. GMlc for CGM( AA)
Weaver, H. F. GMlc for CGM( AA)
Campbell, 1. V. EMlc for CEM ( AA)
Pierce, C. E. EMlc for CEM ( AA)
Mains, M. RMlc for CRM ( AA)
Shaw, H. D. CM1c for CCM ( AA)
Abbott, L. T. MMlc - CMM( AA)
Cromwell, A. B. MMlc - CMM( AA)
Palmer, W. J. MMlc - CMM ( AA)
Kelley, J. R. MMlc - CMM( AA)
Nicolette, A. MMlc - CMM( AA)
Shaw, A. A. MMlc - CMM( AA)
McCarty, O. T. WT1c - CWT( AA)
St. Marie, E. G. WT1c - CWT( AA)
Grant, W. A. SKlc for CSK( AA)
Rosenkrans, H. ACM1c- ACCM( AA)
Vendetti SClc - CCStd( AA)
Adkins, P. W. FClc for CFC( AA)
Shumway, A. R. EMlc for CEM( AA)
Flag Allowance, ComScoFor
Wilkie, C. F. SMlc for CSM( AA)
Netka, J. F. SMlc for CSM( AA)
Jones, W. C. RMlc for CRM( AA)
Wheeless, R. T. Prtrlc - CPrtr( AA)
Osbeck, V. G. . Y. 1. c. for CY( AA)