CITY OF BLAINE COMMENTS
FAVORABLY ON RECENT VISIT
OF THE HOUSTON
Be it resobl'ed by the city council
that the city of Blaine express to the
officers and men of the U. S. S. HOUSTON
its appreciation of the gentlemenly
behavior of the crew during the
ship's visit to Blaine, July3rd, 4th.,
6th., and 6th. Never have we seen a
like number of men gathered together
with less disturbance.
Be it further resolved that the City
Clerk be, and she hereby is, instructed
to send a copy of this resolution to
Passed by the city council and approved
by the Mayor this 15th. day of
C. V. Wilder, Mayor
Attest: Frankie G. Hunter, City Clerk -- w--
FISHING PARTIES A SUCCESS
Alaska may have its disadvantages
and make many people wish they
had never left Sunny California; but,
it certainly is a fisherman's paradise.
It abounds in streams teeming with
trout that the fisherman often dreams
of but hardly dares to believe a reality.
The fishing parties sent out from
the HOUSTON during the Alaskan
cruise certainly proved this point.
" Canoe Lakes"," Tommigan Creek"
are places that never wiII be forgotten
by those that were fortunate to make
the trips. The thrill of a fifteen inch
rainbow trout fighting with every
ounce of strength in glacier fed waters
at the end of a 12 ounce bamboo
pole is a sensation that can't be put
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S. eattle, Washington, Aug. 3, 1935
l'OPUL.\ R RESERVE OFFICER
Friday, Aug. 2, Lt. Comdr. McAdams,
DVR left the ship. Mr McAdams
m. ade the Alaskan cruise as part of
his reserve training. He will be remembered
chiefly as one of our most
enthusiastic fishermen, and for being
a grand shipmate. We all look forward
to again being shipmates with
--* 0*- PERSONNEL
UP THE LADDER
Hearty congratulations are in order
for the following:
WI'llbourn, A. E. From Cox to BM2c.
Highstreet, W. M. Sea. lc Cox.
Hodges, J. M. Sea. Ie. GM3c.
Westerfield, D. H. EM3c. EM2c.
Henry, E. R. Sea. lc. EM3c.
Dotterer, J. H. SF3c. SF2c.
Shaw, A. A. M. M2c. MMlc.
Bryan, A. E. WT2c. WTlc.
Gossage, C. L. F. lc. WT2c.
Ehlo, E. J. F. lc. WT2c.
Brackett, T. A. SK3c. SK. 2c.
Hill, R. V. Sea. Ie. SK3c.
Zietfuss, W. G. Bug. 2c. Bug. Ie.
Trindad, G. Matt. lc. Off. Ck. 3. c.
Santiago, P. Matt. 2c. Matt. le.
Ga1sim, R. Matt. 2c. Matt. le.
Peek, J. M. Matt. 3c. Matt. 2c.
Sanders, W. L. F. 2c. F. lc.
Dickey, P. K. F. 2c. F. lc.
Jones, B. S. F. 3c. F. 2c.
Me. Donald, J. P. F. 3c. F. 2c.
Barham, W. W. F. 3c. F. 2c.
Pratt, W. H. F. 3c. F. 2c.
Terpsten, N. A. CpI. Sgt
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PISTOL TEAM NOTES
A foreward regarding our Pistol
Team. Our team is entering in the
Northwest Pistol Shoot. The Northwest
Pistol shooting is nationally
known and is becoming better known
as the years go by. Pistol shots from
all over the country come to Seattle to
demonstrate their ability. There are a
large number of women who take
an active part at these matches and
they are excellent pistol shots. With
such a large number entering it can
readily be seen that some excellent
shooting will take place. To be a good
pistol shot requires the same aIJilount
of work and constant training to achieve
excellency as auy other sport.
uset, Navy prizes of five man team,
Watch and support the Houston team.
The following outline of the matchell
together with the prizes and trophies
is quoted for your information: Today
and tomorrow the Houston Pistol team
\\ ill compete in the following matches
for prizes; Match 1 - slow fire championship
of the Northwest ( 50 yds.)
prizes Elliot Bay Revolver Club Trophey
and Silver Medal with the title
of slow fire championship. Medals to
first, :; econd and third place in each
/ tlass. Also tyro medals to each high
tyro in each class. Time to be fired,
9 AM to 10 AM of each day. Prizes:
:: Uedals to first, second and third places
in each class. Match 3 - 25 yard
rapid fire championship time 10 to 12
A. M. each day. Prizes: Piper and
Taft Trophy medals to each high tyro.
Match 6 - Tetm and individual match.
Time 1: 30 P. M. Saturday to 3 August
1 ' avy prizes of five man team the
the prize being the McDermott Tro-
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