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, " ' ii [l ' :; ( i Tide Rips 1932 Deiigned and Engrjved by JAHN Ollif.r Engraving Comhany Chicago, Illinois Printed by the Brandow Printing Company Albany, Netr York Cover by the MoLLOY Company Chicago, Illinois Officul Photogrjpher Arthur Studios New York City C O P Y R G I 9 H T 3 2 V¥ W.H. SNYDER EDITOR. IN CHIEF R.D.SCHMIDTMAN BUSINESS MANAGER :HT 32 NYDER " • CHIEF riDE M D lmNM !l[i%i mU . ' ' - - ' Ui ' i Jlfjk THE FORERUNNER OF TODAY Man ' s primal instinct — preservation — first of self — then nf others. riDEH a PuU;sked in 1032 BY THE CORPS OF CADETS OF THE UNITIEE) € OA ST ACAlDJEMlf NE A LON DON, CONN. E D I € ATI ©M JL o mem of hut iMore specifically to tliose brand of f ortatiiiidle has cevier siufo ordieatted the seemimg iimpossi Me to glorioiuis achieveimeitit of the mmexpected ■ to m hom haz ard aed imsiuiperable dafficulty are traesceinded through itimqiaes tioiaing coosecratioo to an as signed jmission " vye hmmbly ded icate thi! THE SALVING OF THE TEMPLEMORE " i V y © IKIE m © HMD YESTEMDAY-the ' Dobbim " amd the ' Chase " — the old reservation at Cmrtis Bay — today — the Academy at Fort Tmamiisi buU the spirit of the Corps far traescemd ing any necessity for permanence of location and hallowing the pristine emi eence of a Ne w Academy " with the matus rity of timesihonored tradition. The Class of ThirtysTwo " -will last recite those tales of Behind the Casemates " ' Up in the long " wing " " First class to the armory second class to the rigging loft and third class turn in " . Thiuis we bring to a close this pleasant chapter in the history of the Coast Guard Cadet Corps. During the years to come, a new book will unfold its pages — not without a remembrance of the Academy. ■• ' • - V! € © M T E M T ACADEMY THE CORPS MILITARY ACTIVITIES SOCIAL THE CRUISE ATHLETICS SPINDRIFT ADVERTISEMENTS Coast Giiard Fore ' er (Alm.i MMti) Men, we are Kaydets, Proud of our Corps. Proud of our heroes brave Who guard every shore. Men, ours is courage, Service our fame, So hearts stout and minds alert. As ice sing — honor to thy name. Coast Guard Fore ' er, Aye! Coast Guard fore ' er — Always we ' ll honor thee. Pride of our nation, Academy and Corps Feel thy mighty lore — We. the Corps, uphold thee, Our Coast Guard fore ' er. Aithin R. Bryey, ' 33 leate loiiei ith js, stout hearts. ith a Mkira for the sea n(dl witli that hirfh seese of honor, hich oes with ersiiip; ed in m tiie re e worthy of the officers m the 31 tiie service Up and down our coasts — at every marine disaster — on every ship in the Service, GRAD- UATES — the very embodiment of the principles and ideals of the Academy. I A rvj. ' s, a«5»ijKii:v ACADEMY 1 " V ID these scenes the hopes, - ' ' • fears, desires, and aspira- tions of a generation of cadets have blossomed and withered — But we pass on — Nevermore will they grace these pages. THE MAIN GATE ! THE CADET BARRACKS THE LIBRARY i nil, AlL.-iU.vWvL I ' LAQUES ON THE WALL OF THE FORT THE OLD BLOCKHOUSE AND PARADE OROUND - S ' « -,.I 11 i■ pP ' " ■- JI THE CLASSROOM BARRACKS AND THE SHORE BATIERY Hi - 4 THE MAIN LOBBY THE CASEMATE PORTAL ADMINISTRATION I • • • y- HERBERT CLARK HOOVER The President of the United States ■ m OGDEN LIVINGSTON MILLS Secretary of the Treasury SEYMOUR LOWMAN Assistant Secretary of the Treasury REAR ADMIRAL FREDERICK CHAMBERLAYNE BILLARD Commandant, United States Coast Guard -di ai . CAPTAIN LEON CLAUDE COVELL Assistant Commandant, United States Coast Guard . • ' « t-_ CAPTAIN HARRY GABRIEL HAMLET Superintendent COMMANDER GORDON THOMAS FINLAY Executive Officer LIEUTENANT COMMANDER JOHN TREBES. JR. Commandant of Cadets FACULTY ' « I 1? W: ii i i i ' : " . ' i cum s ILIilt ; BOdA. CUFll= £: T Captain (Engineering) QUINCY BOGARDUS NeWMAN Clemson 1901 Electrical Engineering Commander ( Engineering) Milton Rockwood Daniels ACADEMY 1911 Turbines, Ship Construction Commander (Engineering) Ellis Reed-Hill ACADEMY 1912 Thermodynamics, Marine Engineering Lieutenant Commander John Trebes, Jr. ACADEMY 1917 Service Regulations, Navigation Law, Courts and Boards, Radio =h-h Lieutenant Commander Walff.ed George Bloom ACADEMY 1919 Physics, Drawing, Descriptive Geometry Lieutenant Commander David Patterson Marvin ACADEMY 1912 English s Lieutenant Commander Harold Graef Belford ACADEMY 1923 Navigation, Sun ' eying, Astronomy, Compass Compensation Lieutenant Commander Charles William Harwood ACADEMY 1923 Electrical Engineering Lieutenant Commander John Patrick Murray, Jr. ACADEMY 1923 Steam Laboratory, Boilers N Lieutenant Clarence Harold Peterson ACADEMY 1925 Trigonometr) ' , Engineering Laboratory m ' k- Fn5| . : Lieutenant John Henry Byrd ACADEMY 1925 Communications, Drawing Lieutenant Ira Edwin Eskridge ACADEMY 1926 Algebra Lieutenant Miles Hopkins Imlay ACADEMY 1926 Tactics, Seamanship Lieutenant Edward Hodges Thiele ACADEMY 1927 Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Shop " " Lieutenant (Temporary) John Spence Merriman, Jr Springfield College 1923 English, Physical Education, Hygiene Lieutenant (Junior Grade) James Covert Wendland ACADEMY 1929 Ordnance, Ballistics. English I Senior Surgeon (U. S. Public Health Service) Walter Garnett Nelson Georgetown University 1918 Chemistry Assistant Surgeon (U. S. Public Health Service) JuDD Elijah Hammond Baylor 1914 Chemistry Laboratory ■M , L ; .-.- " £,, « Professo.1 Chester Edward Dimick Harvard 1901 Calculus, Mechanics Instructor Gaston Norbert Buron French I A Llt tW COMMANDER U. S. N. (ChC) ROY LESLIE LEWIS Chaplain " Well, some are in the chuychyard laid, Some sleep beneath the sea, Bill none are left of our old class Excepting you and me; And when our time shall also come. And ue are called to go. I hope we ' ll meet with those we loved So man) )ears ago. " L IN the breeches buoy of hope and faith that we would some day be commissioned officers, we have weathered the storm and surf of Academy life. T THE CORPS ' f have watch and uard to keep O ' er thy wondevs on the deep, And ye take mine honor from me If ye take away the sea. — Kipling. Fl RST CL A: S LIEUTENANT COMMANDER LEE HAMMOND BAKER Whom, as our former Class Advisor, we consider ' ' A jrieiul hi need Is d jneud indeed. " I DONALD THOMAS ADAMS WaCHAPREAGUE, ViRCilNIA i- l HI () V, 111 the name of all the gods at mice, upon what meat does this our Adams feed, that he is grown so great? " To answer would be futile, for does not tie world know that this pugnacious son of Vir- ginia is not a meat-eater, but a Chesapeake Bay fish-eater. The sentiment paraphrased above, with apologies where apologies are due, of course, would tend to suggest a character some- what less than immortal. Such, we beg leave f. maintain, is not the case, for do not the Imlays speak only with the Adamses and the A lamses speak only with God ? An end to the persiflage, however. Don, early in his first class year, had a grave responsibil ' ty thrust upon him — a responsibility under which many a lesser man might have quailed — that of Battalion Commander — with all its attendant onerous and trivial duties. He has handled it nobly. Beset with irritation from every side, he has lent his best efforts to the fur- therance of an order of things calculated to drag us bodily from the slough of despond, purge us of all manner of impairments, and land us chastened and unsullied on the high- grounds of military regeneration. That Utopia may not be achieved in one solitary bound was as equally immaterial to Don as to others. The rest is history. " Punk, " as Adams is known upon the rarest of rare occasions, leaves us with memories of a multiplicity of much-to-be-envied escapades. His adventures in Marseilles ure paralleled only by his phenomenal success in preventing their being noised abroad. For, we assure you, were it to be discovered what a rip-roaring he- man this Adams is, utter consternation wouKi reign in the ranks of the holy. The prose .. tion rests ! Battalion Commander Rifle Sharpshooter ( 1 ) Pistol Marksman ( 1 ) Clats Crew (3) (2) (1) Class Football (1) « JOSEPH ANTHONY BRESNAN Buffalo, New York IF you hear a voice starting with all the mel- lifluence of a cross-cut saw striking a nail, gaining volume if not tone, and then break- ing into a struggling falsetto — ' tis Joe — ' tis Joe singing. Family legend has it that one of Toe ' s forbears was scared by a vaudeville per- former. His agonized interpretation of some sentimental ballad has often caused tears of pity. We must, however, give him credit for one thing — his courage and perseverance is without end. He continues his yodelling against all odds and refuses to be piped down. Consequently, we find him in his first class year the untroubled manager of ' Varsity Bas- ketball. His song is as blissful as ever, though a bit more throaty. For is it not well known that, when he should have turned one in, he drew one instead? That Joe should find an outlet for his ro- mantic nature was inevitable. But that he should find two was a bit beyond our expecta- tions! So far as we can see, it ' s ' W ' ellesley versus Connecticut in the battle royal for his pleasant favors. Our advice remains as ever, " knock ' em together, Joe. " Basketball Manager (1) Glee Club (3) (2) (1) Class Football (3) (2) (1) Class Crew (3) (2) (1) ■ CtARLAND weldonne COLLINS Amarillo, Texas CONTRARY to popular belief, all Texans do not wear two guns and high-heeled boots. This has been evident to us each and all, since the dear, departed days when we were " swabs " on the " Ham. " Since then we ' ve done our noblest to understand him, but failure has been our lot. Whether it is his never-absent temperament linked hand-in-hand with a heart overflowing with the juice of human kindness or his sporadic pursuit of the good and beau- tiful that have ever made him the same old, mysterious " Tex, " we know not. It has only remained for us to accept him, and that wc have, for the fine fellow and genial companion that he is! " Texas ' " career at the Academy started ofT with a bang, in fact, with a series of bangs, for he was ever wont to " give them both bar- rels. " He has been banging ever since. The true climax of his career may well be said to have come in Antwerp. His conquests there are without parallel. " Texas " has been the guiding spirit in many worth while move- ments. His masterful handling of the involved activities of the dance and social committees is deserving o. ' the highest praise. The Glee Club, through his untiring eflorts, has become a distinctive and integral feature of Academic endeavor. The future can only hold success in store for " Tex. " There can be no other goal for one quite so inherently conscientious and will- ing to sacrifice self for achievement. He failed once — he was unable to procure a matron of some sort to serve us coffee and doughnuts during study hour. Chairman Dance Commitlee (1) President Glee Club ( 1 ) Cide! Cruise (3) (2) WALTER WEIDNER COLLINS Bethlehem, Pennsylvania iir ooi OOD meal, hey, Wackie? " Little did realize that when, in a hu- manitarian spirit, he tried to cheer the poor unfortunates who, on the cruise, were afflicted with that delightful disease termed mal-de-mer, he would be on the other end of the boomerang. Wackie is perhaps the most serene, the most imperturbable person one could imagine. He absolutely can not be hurried. The only time he shows evidence of speed is when he steps on the basketball or tennis courts. After two years of class basketball, Walter ended up by playing his final year as a member of the Var- sity. Let us pass lightly over his social career. " Expense? — Hang the expense! " His utter dis- regard of financial hindrances when in the company of the fairer sex has endeared him to the hearts of maidens for miles around and has gained for him the epithet of " Big Time Charlie. " " W. W. " has the happy faculty of acclimat- ing himself to conditions and obtaining the best possible results from the facilities placed at his disposal. He abides in a spirit of doubt until his doubts are dispelled. While slow to accept, he is at the same time unusually retentive. It is said that curiosity is the basis of the progress of civilization. If this be true, cer- tainly Walter ' s questioning nature indicates a constructiveness and progressiveness to be ad- mired. Caiiet Cruise ( ) Basketball (1) Class Football ( ) (2) (1) Class Basketball (3) (2) Clee Club (3) (1) w JAMES DALY CRAIK Andover, Massachusetts WE will be different and call Jimmie the strong, silent man of the East. His inherent reserve and dignity have never left him. Incidentally, he possesses a keen sense of humor and an evenness of tem- per which has made him a most agreeable person. Discourse is good, but silence is bet- ter and shames it. Herein lies a part of Jim- mie ' s success. James combines studiousness and ability very satisfactorily. In fact, he climbed the ladder of scholarly attainment until he reached within a very few rungs of the top. His ac- complishments are the more striking because of his unobtrusiveness and inconspicuousness. James belongs to that comparatively rare spe- cies, the Red Mike; takes a decided interest in athletics, and goes to church regularly. Surely, a man of such predilections will neces- sarily succeed. There are those of us who are spontaneous and sporadic. There are others who plod along steadily, unnoticed by the crowd, con- tent in the satisfaction of the consistent suc- cess of their personal performances. To this latter group belongs Jimmie. Never spectacu- lar, shunning ostentation, he has ever proven himself a reliance in time of stress and a source of sound advice. Class Football ( 3 ) ( 2 ) ( 1 ) Class Crew ( 3 ) ( 2 ) (1) • ANTHONY JAMES DeJOY Little Rock, Arkansas VANITY, vanity, all is vanity. Such sleek hair, such smooth skin, such gleaming teeth are not entirely the gift of nature. Can one imagine such an incongruity as Jim- mie without his comb and mirror? It is true that James takes a decided interest in his personal appearance, but certainly that is a most estimable quality. Unquestionably the girls are attracted by one who never forgets his Paris Garters. For the triumph of a Don Juan, publicity is necessary, but Jimmie asks for secrecy. " Never disclose the lady ' s name " is his motto. How- ever, a comparison cannot be fairly made, for in the great market place of love, Don Juan is a wicked merchant who takes all and pays for nothing, while Jimmie has always been (true to the traditions of the Service) a gen- tleman and a man of honor. However, James ' conquests have not been social alone. Decided military attributes, which gained for him the command of a pla- toon, an intense curiosity for things academic, and general officer-like qualities contribute to Jimmie ' s success. There is no doubt that this success will follow him in the Service. Ptatton Leader Class Football (3) (2) (1) Cadet Cruise (3) (2) ¥ THEODORE JOSEPH FABIK Blasdell, New York SELF-CONFIDENCE fairly oozes trom this product of the Empire State. There is no job too difficult for him to tackle. If you are not convinced, just ask him. But do not be too inquisitive, lest his modesty be overcome and a veritable Dick Merriwell be unleashed. Ted is not averse toi matching story for story with any man, particularly in accounts of ath- letic prowess. It is upon the basketball court that he has found peculiar self-realization. He claims to have played basketball as soon as he was old enough to walk. Even as an infant in arms, he used to dribble regularly! Be that as it may, we have found Ted to be one bang-up guard, and his departure will be sorely felt in years to come. During his first diss year, Ted uncovered a bit of unexpected brilliance as far as academics were concerned. For him Steam held no ter- rors, while Ordnance and Ballistics were pure gravy. Now that he has hit his stride, he will, as our Limey brethren have it, take quite a bit of stopping. We reserve the right, however, to handle him ourselves if he ever pulls an- other moustache on us. Football (2) Basketball (3) (2) (I) Class Football ( ) (1) Class Crew (3) (2) (1) Tide Rips JOHN PETER GERMAN Waterbury, Connecticut " B ' OXING squad will take road work! " Boxing squad take a hot shower! " Thus does Jack proclaim himself as the tender and efficient ministrator of the nose deflectors. As boxing manager, he worked with his charges with all the sympathy of a young mother. His advice and encouragement often made a losing fighter — er — continue his good work. The Nutmeg State claims Jack, or perhaps we should say. Jack claims Connecticut as his home. Anyway, he hails from historic New England, famous for its accent and its hams. Either Jack disliked baggy trousers, or brass buttons had a glittering appeal, for he for- sook college and chose " ole debbil sea. " The wisdom of his choice is evidenced by the suc- cess already achieved at this early stage of his career. With all the requisite qualifications neces- sary for a competent officer, the rumbling voice of a bosun ' s mate on a cattle ship, and the preoccupied contentment of a man who has found his niche, Jack should find a natural place on any seagoing vessel. CLiss Football (3) (2) (1) Cadet Cruise (3) (2) Manager of Boxing ( 1 ) Glee Club (2) (1) I ROBERT LEVEN GRANTHAM Newbern, Alabama GRANTHAM, Bumint;h.im, Alab.im, Giid- ci.im!! No more familiar introduction could be given Bob than the words which he used to introduce himself to the upper classmen during his first year at the Academy. A south wind brought Bob and with him something which might generally be classified as Southern hospitality. His decided Dixie accent, obligmg manner, and cheerful disposition made Bob Grantham — well. Bob Grantham. Bob gives his best in every worthwhile en- deavor. Whether it be in the field of sport or in some part of his professional duty. Whether he be in the stands or in the game, he can be counted upon for whole-hearted support. In- cidentally, Bob has been a member of the varsity basketball squad for the past three years. Robert L. departs from the confines of the Academy after a period of most faithful en- deavor. He is white clear through, simply because he knows not how to be otherwise. For a pal he will go the limit. His heart and his pocketbook have ever been open to us all. In the long years to come, bringing with them mellowed memories of our cadet days, there will loom one figure, staunch and loyal, — Granth.mi! Bjsketktll (3) (2) (1) CA«t SicreUir (3) (2) { CLiu football (3) (2) (1) Running Light (2) Cidet Cruhe (3) (2) R ' t " Sharpshooter • THEODORE JOHN HARRIS Lima, Ohio FOR a time it was tliiiui;ht that Theodore was suffering from secret sorrow, but it is evident now that his serious countenance and belated sense o. ' humor are entirely nat- ural. Not only does Ted possess the outward pre- requisites of a clergyman, but he also has that high sense of honor and duty which is so nec- essary to one in any responsible position. When Ted makes a statement, its veracity can be accepted without question. He rarely jokes. When he is given a job to do, he does it thor- oughly to the best of his ability. To be brief, Ted is dependable. Ted ' s taciturnity finds an outlet in athletics. No longer is he the quiet, reserved lad, but an opponent with whom to be reckoned. In his first class year, his work at end on the football squad was noteworthy until an injury incapacitated him for the remainder of the season. Although captain of the basket- ball team, he was prevented from playing his usual stellar game at guard by the same injury until quite late in the season. Ever willing to lend a helping hand, and with an unfailing source of energy for work and play, he has found a secure place in the hearts of all who know him. Football (1) Basketball (2), Captain (1) Clan Football (y) (2) Clan Basketball (3) Class Treasurer ( 2 ) ( 1 ) Clrss Crew (2) (1) Rifle Sharpshooter 1 JOHN REUS HENTHORN Baltimore, Maryland IF there were a prize offered for sustained griping and grumbling over matters trivial as to be utterly insignificant, Jacl would win it without a dissenting vote. Jacl is never unhappy when he has cause for com plaint. His discontented mutterings and long winded arguments are one of the delightful diversions of study hour. Nevertheless, Jack has managed to live through all his afflictions, real or pretended. Maryland contributed John and with him a voice whose peculiar intonation and piercing qualities are distinctive, to say the least. As company Sub-Commander, Jack found good use for such a physical attribute. It would be scarcely possible to mention Jack ' s name without referring to Bob Gran- tham as well. This pair have been as insep- arable as the well known Gold Dust Twins. These two have contrived to do considerable damage to the mental equilibrium of the New London feminine population, but always with a finesse which never fails to bring them back for more. A deeper insight into Jack ' s character dis- closes him to be capable, likable and cool- headed. He is the possessor of a nature suffi- ciently discerning as to be not at all beclouded by his ineffable proclivity for gross exaggera- tion. Yet, we find him not without a cer- tain definite weakness — he must have his ' woo- fer ' during study hour, cost him what it may! Company Sub-ComtnauJer Class Football (2) (1) Rifle Sharpshooter (2) (1) k EDWARD TWYMAN HODGES Washington, D. C. " Q. 1 UEL age avez-vous? " is the usual question asked Eddie by the local femmes upon having him presented. It is a sore point with Edward to have the maternal mstinct in women brought to the sur- face by his boyish appearance. His attempts to increase his age have proven futile, much to his disgust. Consequently, Eddie is just awaiting the time when he can grow a mus- tache and fool humanity at large. We might look for a different person in one possessed of such handsome features and youthful charm, but Ed is very matter-of-fact, with a generous amount of independence and common sense. His class standing is a fair indication of his ability, although his studious efforts were often very intermittent. His fortitude at the gaming table should not escape our notice. One of a brace of four ignoble inveterates, he has wooed the paste- boards, but wooed them in vain. For a few merry weeks, he and Ralph Smith were in- structed in the more abstruse phases of bridge as she is played in the " Country Club, " much to the edification and financial benefit of that dirty pair of card sharpers, Synon and " Wackie. " And then, as the two victims be- gan to feel their way more cautiously and to bring a well timed rally into existence — came the dawn of a new era — and with it — Har- wood ! But that is another story, and one of sad, sad memories. Chiu Foo kill (2) (1) C:Je Criuse (3) (2) Rifle Sharpihonter RINHOLD ROGER JOHNSON Green Bay, Wisconsin THE word " fastidious " fairly describes Roger. His tie must be just so; his hair must be sleel;; his fork must be held ill the prescribed manner. It would be no ex- aggeration to say he is dainty. Unquestion- ably he is mother ' s favorite. Realizing all this, we find Roger assuming a bass voice and a gruff demeanor, the better to belie his natural temperament. However, his determined efTort to overcome a sweet voice has proved in vain. It is doubtful if Roger ever received enough sleep. As a guide, he more nearly approaches a sleep-wilker. Mr. Murray ' s rL-iss became his favorite siesta period. Roger has never been examined for sleeping sickness but it might be worthwhile. " Sleepy ' s " love aflFairs have been rather spasmodic. Whether this re- sulted intentionally or not is problematical. Nevertheless, the fact remains that Roger failed to accept the opportunities which his hand- some physique seems to warrant. Having been brought up in a Coast Guard atmosphere, it was perfectly natural that Roger should choose the Service as a career. Since our " Swab " days, he has been our criterion for the " Great Lakes Seaman " and our Lord High Advisor upon the handling of a small boat in a summer breeze. Class Football (},) (l) Class Crete (2) (1) Class Basketball (i) (2) (1) JOHN RICHARD KURCHESKI Teaneck, New Jersey GOOD old " Skee " ! John claims no rela- tionship to Mayevski or Kosciusko, but nevertheless he has that same valiant, adventurous and romantic spirit. It was no retiring, unsocial nature that gained for him the appropriate appellation, " New London ' s Sweetheart, " or " The Wrestler of the New Jersey Mud Flats. " His numerous love affairs are current topics of conversation. As an enthusiastic exponent of the dance, " Skee ' has few equals. Ted Shawn and Ar- thur Murray look to their laurels when John R. glides gracefully across the floor. In other words, " Skee " is the world ' s champion " Red Mike, " and finds dancing entirely unnecessary. For him the gods created " Wackie " — " W ' ackie, ■ whom he greatly maligns yet loves dearly as a brother; ' " Wackie, " the foil for his wit, the outlet for his ever-fertile imagination and the pack-horse for his unceasing chatter. For without " Wackie, " Kurcheski will be Kur- cheski no more, and the most divine combina- tion since Heloise and Abelard will be at an end. Class Football (3) (2) (1) Fencing ( 1 ) GEORGE ROWELL LESLIE Chicago, Illinois HE Climes, the spirit of the dance! And but for those large, eloquent eyes, where passion speaks in every glance, he ' d seem a wanderer from the skies (with apolo- gies to somebody or other). George, the mighty atom, peers knowingly at the world through eyes whose roguish twinkle is positively fetching. " G. R. " strives for sophistication, but his simplicity gives one the impression of stark puerility. Slight ec- centricities of mind and manner combine to make him individualistic, to say the least. George is salty. Ask the Midshipman who rode on the same train with him during his first Sep-Leave. " G. R. ' s " " Lay aft to the gal- ley, " etc. has become a byword. Lack of size proved to be a severe handicap to George in athletics. However, with the ad- vent of fencing at the Academy, he found a sport to his liking and succeeded in gaining the captaincy of the team during his first class year. If " G. R. " were called upon to give the secret of his success, he could answer in all sincerity, " Devotion to duty, perseverance, and satisfaction in seeing a job well done. " Fencine. Captain (1) Clan Football (2) (1) GILBERT IRVING LYNCH Methuen, Massachusetts NOTWITHSTANDING his earnest en- deavors to convince us, we still mistrust the authenticity of Lynch ' s statement that the sun rises and sets in Boston. There are those among us quite ready to take up their cudgels in behalf of the fact that, for days at a time, the sun never appears anywhere near Boston. These doubters " Gibby " has ever met with his particular brand of fortitude which has won for him the admiration of us all. The evidences of his courage and stamina are recorded most correctly, perhaps, in the recent annals of varsity football and boxing al the Academy, his gameness and fighting- heart serving ever to reanimate the flagging spirits of his teammates. Lynch may not be properly termed an e.xact specimen of a " snake. " Rather is he an ex- ample of steadfast constancy. Perhaps this may explain his peculiar affinity for Boston and all that goes with it. Certainly his fre- quent importation of the same fair damsel to many of our functions has disclosed the wis- dom of his behavior. Examine his features closely. Can it be believed that he must be without his seamy side? Hardly! Such eyes — such ears — such nose — never could lead us to believe we are dealing with a model of propriety or a paragon of virtue. Further inferences are unnecessary. We know him for what he is — the bounder! That ' s why we made him class president. Platoon Leader Class President ( 2 ) ( 1 ) Boxing (3) (2) (1) Football (3 (2) (I) Class Crew (3) (2) (1) Rifle Sharpshooter i WALTER BEHALL MILLINGTON PiTTSFiELD, Massachusetts ti A LL the world loves a lover " is no idle jt . statement when applied to " Milly. " It is extremely dubious whether the con- centrated attention given to " MiUy ' s " love life by his classmates is a brotherly interest. At least he doesn ' t accept and appreciate it as such, but what man would? Many are the suggestions offered, from love philters to a pri- vate telephone extension, but from all indica- tions " Milly " needs no assistance and desires none. Walter early acquired the habit of study, but we fear the motive was slightly selfish. Let the secret be divulged. He is a liberty hound! Hence he endeavored to keep just a little ahead of his studies so that every precious mo- ment of liberty might be enjoyed to its fullest extent. VCalter received his introduction to the mighty deep as a " swab " aboard the " ALEX HAM. " It was only a short cruise in the Sound, but the results proved to be rather disastrous for " Milly. " Thereafter his repu- tation was established, no matter how salty the angle at which he wore his cap. A good word for everybody, a cheery dispo- sition, which few can surpass, makes him a true-blue friend and companion. If the past betokens the future, success fully deserved will surely be his. Cadet Cruise ( i ) ( 2 ) Class Football (3) (2) (1) • • EMIL ALFRED PEARSON Seattle, Washington EMIL has wittingly ur unwittingly made himself a name which has stuck. The " Ghost " moves with all the noise and abandon of a cat. His feline movements are almost uncanny. To hear Emil coming or going, one must see him. However, far be it from us to begrudge what little fun he might derive from playing amateur detective. Emil merely replaces the " Pap Book " for the fa- miliar microscope of Sherlock. " The Skipper, " as he is affectionately called by his intimates, possessed at least a slight encrustation of salt before entering the acad- emy, having seen service in the merchant ma- rine. His liking for the sea and its lore is acknowledged. It is unnecessary to cite the many instances when he assumed the duties of coxswain and boat officer on the cruise, the innumerable sailing parties which he has taken on the historic Thames, and the keen interest which he displays in Seamanship in general. The " Skipper " possesses, as his most out- standing quality, a sober appreciation of fair-play that will go far toward tempering his inexorable and relentless pursuit of male- factors of all classes. We can easily envision him in years to come as the Judge High Ad- vocate of a great court, on the trial of a lone and friendless second classman. " Ten years at hard labor, " cries the " Skipper. " " No knife at Seamanship drill! " Djnce Committee (2) (1) OSCAR CARL ROHNKE Jersey City, New Jersey IT would be futile to attempt to account for Gus ' s idiosyncrasies. Some try to explain It by saying he got that way from trying to live down the fact that he is from New Jersey — others merely say, " Punch Drunk. " and let it go at that. His " Joisey " accent, together with his mastery of pantomine, makes him more popular than the man who took piano lessons by correspondence. NX ' e can ' t blame Gus if he shadow-boxes in his sleep. After three years in the ring, any- one is li.ible to develop similar oddities. In- cidentally, he led the mittmen last season. His unusual port-wheeler style proved strangely disconcerting to his opponents. By means of his still cleverer foot-work, he has managed to sidestep vindictive officialdom, particularly as a second classman, upon any and all occasions. Shrewdly handled by his manager. Lynch, he was found to be more than a match for the combined forces of the Paris Surete and the Ocean Beach constabulary. While Gus could not be called a Casanova, he is nut averse to glorifying the American girl. However, it is possible that his style has been slightly cramped by a little girl back home. Gus has the humor, the optimism, the de- termination, and, above all, the fight which is necessary in the three years ' struggle for the survival of the fittest. He has not only sur- vived, but has emerged from the fray with the beaming countenance of a ten-year-old school boy, who, upon being presented with a bright new dollar, has been directed to treat it as he may. Company Suh-ComniAndev Boxing (3) (2), Captain (1) Class Crew (3) (2) (1) Class Football ( 1 ) Class Master-at-Arms (2) (1) RICHARD DITTRICH SCHMIDTMAN Washington, D. C. No, this is nut Lon Chaney, although the resemblance is, perhaps, striking. Un- doubtedly handsome Dick might have made a name for himself behind the " Klieg lights, " but his aspirations were higher. Per- haps Adolphe Menjou bribed him — who knows? At any rate the " Admiral " chose the Coast Guard as that medium through which he might best perpetuate his peculiar potentialities upon an unsuspecting universe. Dick has repeatedly demonstrated his execu- tive ability and sound thinking during his three years as a cadet. While not particularly " snaky, " the Admiral has, because of a natu- ral smoothness, become a welcome addition to any social affair. A genial and a cheerful dis- position are synonymous with Schmidtman. At times we have suspected Dick of a slight measure of reticence — even to the extent of holding out on us. Yet, we take him to our bosoms and forgive all, for do not those who walk so closely with the gods, develop, of ne- cessity, some of the godly attributes? Dick ' s courage, dependability, common sense and impartiality are recognized. He is as square as a die. He has ever chosen the course he believed to be right and followed it doggedly, regardless of bias or personal interest. Occasionally his hot Teutonic blood has sprung to the fore, and beaten him a bit to leeward, but just as often has he risen above it and emerged the same smiling, unperturbed reveller in the pleasures of the day ! Battalion Adjutant President Athletic Association Business Manager. Tide Rips Editor-in-Chief. Running Light (3) (2) Cadet Cruise ( ) (2) (1) ' Class Football (3) (2) (1) Rosenthal Award for Mathematics (2) Scholarship Star (3) (2) (1) I I • LOREN HECKERT SEEGER CLEAR LAKE, SOUTH DAKOTA IT has well been said that mi man is a liero to his valet. It might, with equal aptitude, be said that no man is a hero to his cl ass- mates. Our " Stogie " is the one notable ex- ception to the latter statement. Our admira- tion has increased with the years until, now, we brook not the slightest suggestion that Loren is other than the debonair man-about- town we know him to be. Any report upon Seeger ' s characteristics must necessarily include his innate sagacity and natural reserve. Only in affairs of the heart has he exhibited an untoward flair for the ridiculous. The pursuit of the young and beautiful has ever been his forte. It may be that Loren ' s acceptance of the cardinal hypothesis has contributed somewhat to his striking success. To dwell at great length upon his personal charms would be unneces- sary, for are not his allurements a matter of common discourse wherever maidens fore- gather? You leave as, Loren — Ah ! You leave us ! Would you could remain with us forever! We can but stand chagrined when you assure us that the regrets are entirely ours. Platoon Leader Class Vice-President ( ) ( 2 ) (1 ) Class Basketball (3) (2) (1) Schdarship Star ( t ) ( 2 ) ( 1 ) Tide Rips WILLIAM HENRY SNYDER Syracuse, New York BILL SNYDER, that paradox of paradoxes — the only one of his kind in existence; the solitary senior man the world has ever seen; who is afflicted with neither a came leg nor an inelastic conscience, who is troubled neither by the ill-advised example he may set for posterity nor by those who would have him conform to the hide-bound and stultifying de- portment of the generations of senior men who have preceded him. This alone lends him a certain distinction. We marvel at him — a wonder to behold ! The man fairly breathes self-assurance. Most women find it so — that ' s the secret of Bill ' s charm — his unfailing assumption of the major premise. To him the rest is but another phase of the Great Adventure, and each succeeding episod-e leaves " Don Juan " scurrying madly after his horse to commence operations anew- — and ever elsewhere! Even the most casual abserver can sense Bill ' s inimitable handiwork in the present volume. Throughout, his achievement has been tempered by an encompassing caprice, the qual- ity of which has stamped Snyder for the hu- morous and sympathetic fellow that he is. Platoon Leader Edilor-in-Chief Tide Rips, ' i2. Clas! Football (3) (2) (1) Cadet Cruise (3) (2) Scholarship Star (3) (2) (1) 1 ' ' IRVIN JUNIOR STEPHENS Dayton, Ohio Nt) DOUBT ynu have heard of the ' Hap- piness Boys. " Well, Steve is both of them, the Candy Kid ; the Academy playboy. He is all of that and more. He has " savoir faire, " " savoir vivre, " and personal- ity plus. As a member of the Cadet Orchestra he played everything from the bass horn to the stock market. Such talent, together with his ready wit, makes him the perfect master of ceremonies. Junior gave the girls a whirl for a time, but soon found the romantic role a bit tire- some and contented himself with more serious pursuits. His work as secretary of the A. A. indicated that efficiency was not the least among his good qualities. As manager of football, Steve ' s competent handling of the innumerable details before, during, and after a football game, insured absolute harmony. " Irvin J. " has shown exceptional ability, ef- ficiency and competency in the majority of his endeavors. Finally, he has that rare quality of gaining respect and getting things done with- out undue pressure. Nothing more need be said. Athletic Asfocia ioii. Sec.-Treas. (2) Manager of Foolbatt ( 1 ) Clcsi Footkill (2) (I) CUss Basketkill (2) (1) Orchestra (3) (2) (l) Cadet Cruise (3) (2) (1) Circulation Manager, Tide Rips Rifle Sharpshooter ( 2 ) ( 1 ) Glee Club (2) (1) CARL HENRY STOBER St. Paul, Minnesota A TRUE Viking found his way from Min- nesota, the land of the Norsques, Dansques and Svensques, down to New London on the Thames. With him came a pronounced Nordic accent, memories of the Naval Reserve, and his trusty fiddle, clasped tightly to his breast. Charlie ' s musical talent found expression in the Cadet Orchestra. Hot choruses, coaxed from the depths of his imitation Stradivarius, enabled Charlie to play an important part at many informal dances. As Art Editor of TroE Rips, Charlie again gave evidence of his ar- tistic nature. His sketches i.re a feature of the present volume. However, Charlie has a practical, as well as an aesthetic sense. His scholastic path has been strewn with thorns of many difficult subjects, but he managed to steer a safe, if somewhat staggered, course to the snug har- bor of Graduation. Patient, generous, and warmhearted, Charlie has made an ideal class- mate and a good friend. Orchestrj (3) (2), Director (1) Cadet Cruise (3) Glee Club (3) Cheer Leader ( 1 ) Tide Rips Staff Artiit GEORGE DENVER SYNON Norfolk, Virginia FOR yt ur approval, ladies and gentlemen, we submit him — George Denver Synon, suave, self-contained and resolute. Gaze at these classic features and endeavor to im- agine the difficulties of the poor photographer. Appearances are, however, quite deceiving. This enterprising " Southern Gentleman " com- bines in himself the loyalty of a Brutus, the penury of a Shylock and the bombast of a Mussolini. Certainly such versatility is un- usual in one so young! Whether an extem- poraneous speech or the adroit service of an unmatched sea-lawyer is required, George can be expected to handle the situation advan- tageously. His sensational entrance into the Academy will be well remembered. For a time we were undecided as to whether or not Bobby Jones had inadvertently wandered on the reser- vation. A quick exchange of golf-clubs for a rifle convinced us, however, that George Den- ver was truly one of us. Through the years Academics have interested him but incidentally. The fabric of his nature is of a texture far too esoteric to concern him with the trivialities of the hour. People do say he has " a certain someone. " Could it be otherwise? Be that as it may, we have found George consistently to be a real leader and classmate, who will be an equally good shipmate. Company Commander Tide Rips General Chairman Cadet Cruise ( 1 ) Class Basketball ( ) (2) (1) Class Crew (2) (1) Running Light HOLLIS MOORE WARNER Fairport, New York AQUIHT, unassuming young m.in is Hol- lis. Unlike most men of diminutive stature, he hasn ' t the traditional big noise of a little man. Rather, he has the easy going disposition of a giant. His happy smile and gentle voice are familiar traits which make him universally liked. " Pop " has enjoyed a deserving popularity with the gentler of the species. His numerous phone calls are undeniable testimonials. His honeyed conversations with the " g. I. " m.ight be dwelt upon at length, but perhaps that would introduce more than a slightly personal element. " H. M. ' displayed considerable ability in class football, and also looked nice as a mem- ber of the varsity basketball squad but failed to take athletics seriously enough to make a name for himself. Apprehending the inner nature of " Pop, " discloses the fact that he takes life with per- fect equanimity. His spirit of optimism and natural aptitude played a prominent part in making his academic position one of compara- tive security. " Pop " goes forth into a cruel world with a happy smile which, according to folklore and legend, should go a long, long way toward success. Basketbctll (},) CLisf Ba si el ball (1) Cl„s! Football ( 3 ) ( 2 ) ( 1 ) Cadet Cruise ( ) (2) Glee Club ( 1 ) Ki FREDERICK GEORGE WILD Charleston, South Carolina FREDDIE is independent. No one who knows him will deny that assertion. The etficiency of independence has often been proclaimed by men supposedly wise. Freddie has expressed his individuality innumerable times and apparently has never suffered as a result. In fact, the reverse effect has been produced. Freddie has a strong will. When he gets an idea into his head, he invariably carries it to its utmost conclusion, and spares no neces- sary argument in doing so. Although inclined to be dominating, this dominance is so closely allied to practical common sense that the result is one which rarely arouses anything but the most intense loyalty on the part of his associates. " Oscar " is possessed of that comparatively rare faculty, the power to reason. His high academic standing is an excellent confirmation of this fact. Likewise, he is fearless and deter- mined, not only in his reasoning, but in the practical application of his conclusions. An alert mind, a high sense of duty, and finally, initiative, all culminate in Freddie ' s outstanding quality — leadership. Advertising Manager. Tide Rips H) Business Manager. Cadet Crnite (1) Cadet Cruise (3) Class Football { 1 ) KARL OTTO ALFRED ZITTEL RiDGEWooD, New Jersey A FLASH of lightning! — a roll of thunder! — and the sweet, sweet, unappropriate patter of rain on the roof — ever incon- sistent — that ' s " Hitler. " A mighty bellow on the football field — a tower of strength on the basketball court — a martinet on the drill-field — all in vivid relief against the background of his self-confessed talent for adagio dancing and a deep-seated appreciation of the more highly technical phases of Faust and La Bohcme ! Where would we be without him ! How could we endure without his thrilling tales of skiing on the Swiss Alps or of motor- cycling through Italy? He came to us a man apart, bestowing graciously upon us the asso- ciation of one tutored in the ways of the Old World and yet replete with the sophistication and subtlety of the true cosmopolite. But, alas, we have taken him for what he is — boyish and ingenuous beneath it all ! As an athlete, Karl is perhaps the most versatile the Corps has included for many years. He captained a successful football team and his size and skill gained for him for two seasons the position of center on the varsity basketball team. He swims and dives equally well. He plays a stellar game of tennis and his skill as an ice-skater is not to be t.aken lightly. Rumor has it, too, that he plays with the hearts of women, but Karl stoutly denies the allegation. He has ever been a student of life, this " Hitler. " Dickens and Rabelais have consist- ently held greater charm for him than Carnot or Diesel, and consequently his academic live- lihood has been made possible, not by appli- cation, but by an inherent brilliance. We rest confident, however, that whatever difficulties may in future bestrew the Hitlerian path will be surmounted in a fashion truly worthy of a scion of Bismarck and Attilla. Company Commander Football (?) (2), Capl.iin (1) B ' likelhall (2) (1) Clan Basketball (?) Cadet Cruiie ( .? ) ( 2 ) ( 1 ) C jir Cruise (3) (1) r UPPERCLASSES I Theodore J. Harris, Treasurer Robert L, Grantham, Secretar Gilbert I. Lynch, Presuleut LoREN H. Seeger, I ' ke-Pres ' idenl Oscar C. Rohnke, Master-at-Amn The Class of Donald T. Adams Joseph A. Bresnan Garland W. Collins Walter W. Collins James D. Craik A. James DeJoy Theodore J. Fabik John P. German Robert L. Grantham Theodore J. Harris John R. Henthorn Edward T. Hodges R. Roger Johnson John R. Kurcheski George R. Leslie Gilbert I. Lynch Walter B. Millington Emil a. Pearson Oscar C. Rohnke Richard D. Schmidtman LoREN H. Seeger William H. Snyder Irvin J. Stephens Carl H. Stober George D. Synon Hollis M. Warner Frederick G. Wild Karl O. A. Zittel o I ijc i.iiiiiUr) Cliih THE years have passed, leaving us to meditate. True memories mix with the host of glamorous untruths that time inevitably fabricates. We clutch avidly at some, leaving others in disregard. Yet, ignore them as we may, these latter reminders of past unpleasantness settle, in their dull fashion, into the valleys of memory to dim the triumphs of happier days. In our present narrative we hope to march ever onward from one gay episode to another, avoiding the by-ways of indignant recollection; we shall endeavor to skip lightly from crag to crag, avoid- ing the pitfalls of frustrated hope. Yet if Fate decrees our foot to slip, and we plunge bodily into a yawning chasm of acrimony — your indulgence, amiable reader, we do implore! Possibly the most noteworthy item with regard to our introduction to the Academy proper, back in the dark, dismal days while we were still civilians, was the manner of our coming. Upon three different days, each a week apart, the arriving Philistines trod from the Academy gate to the dock where lay, with her own air of departed dignity, the once-famed barkentine, " Alexander Hamilton " , her topless spars, upon which we were later destined to " spike our hats " , towering it seemed, hundreds of feet above the murky waters of the Thames. It was i;i this ship that we were to live for the better part of a month — in her that we were to concern ourselves with the respective attributes of square-knots and stoop-falls, holy-stoning and cold showers at three a. m. By the end of " swab-summer " and the return of the upper classes from leave, we were comfortably ensconced in the newly renovated barracks. And then the Inquisition commenced! ( It has not ceased. ■ ■ . ) Through it all we had the confident knowledge that our heads were bloody but unbowed — and thanked 1 Happy days on the " Ham " High Heaven for our unconquerable abil- ity to " coast " and " gold-brick " . We reached the stage at which we " knocked- off fifty " or did a couple of hundred rifle sweeps without batting an eye. Sitting on infinity became a pleasure and knee bends a joy to experience. Strange to say, we became more " ratey " by the hour — or so they told us. Meanwhile our inter- ests lay in perfecting an instrument of mayhem and vengeance, a class football team. Its crashing administration of legalized violence offered some slight balm to our wounded spirits. We rapidly became F. U. J. I. G. M. {Semper Pm- atiii ) . So progressed the year. Its monot- ony was interrupted by Christmas leave and a fly-by-night jaunt to Norwich. The former was divine, while the latter was just a bit too horsey to compensate for the loss of a football game. At mid-year ' s we were to taste the first draft of that bitter potion, academic failure, which has so definitely contributed to the mortality rate of the class of ' thirty-two. Once seventy-two strong, a bare handful of twenty-eight remain to congratulate one another upon their peculiar abilities to contain themselves within that circum- spect boundary from which there is pardoned no deviation. — And thus we came to Graduation and the Cruise. Perhaps there are some chapters of the latter that had best be treated in a superficial manner, — others mentioned not at all. What a cadet may experience upon a foreign cruise, we stoutly maintain, is his business and his alone, provided always, that he exercises caution and judgment in the selection of a theatre of operations. Carelessness in this respect may fling him face to face with some particular dignitaty of his acquaintance who may little relish the flavor of the encounter. It is in cases of this kind that a tacit understanding and a beautiful, though sometimes fragile, forbearance results. Cruise number one found us lacking certain of the fundamentals in some respects but especially adapted and gifted as to others. Undiscovered talent con- tinued to remain undiscovered on the right hand while undreamed-of abilities were uncorked on the left. (We use the term advisedly. . . . ) Romance and high adventure lurked in wait for even the most prosaic of us. Liberty was precious and its delights manifold — the hey-day of " free gangway for the watch that rates it " was still existant — and that sorry curtain of " restricted men to muster " had not yet been rung down. Running boats did double duty, and the liberty list became a scratch pad. Who were we to stay aboard? Life at best is all too short. Lest there be among ye, however, one who would care to cast a stone — we beg humble leave to dispel his misgivings. Entertain brother, not one shade of doubt nor the first faint glimmering of prejudice. Be pleased to recall that, we were but a flock of rollicking young roosters temporarily loosed from what seemed a most rigorous and confining existence. A different demeanor would have been a sad commentary upon the vaunted spontaneity and exuberance of the young seafaring man the world over. Thus, we progressed — we expanded — we became citizens of the universe, quitting each port just a little less ingenuous than before. Our return to America found us well plastered with the bland complacency of sophisticated world travellers, which, indeed, we thought we were. The story goes on. Of our second class year we care to record — nothing! We discovered that the flow was downhill and continuous. We were second classmen and endowed solely with the rights and privileges of that perennially sorry company. We had recourse only to one staunch friend, the value of whose sympathetic concern for our welfare has been sorely missed through the troublous year that has followed. His unerring discrimination and his uncanny genius for management constitute a criterion by which his successors will be measured. We can only say that in our esteem he stands alone. More is needless Finally we came to the dawn of another " noble experiment " . It appeared upon the horizon like the first crack of dawn, sublime and unafraid. Gradually it rose, resplendent in a realm of sycophancy, only to become clouded at its zenith and to fade on the far side of the Academic sky. Sliicll) coiilidenlhil We shrug our shoulders. What of it? As Lucrezia Borgia whispered so aptly to Alphonso of Aragon, " It ' s all in fun! " — Fun! We ' ve had so much of it! W ' c were bound to, even at the darkest times. We have been particularly for- tunate in our appreciation of the ridicu- lous. The droll, the laughable, has ever maintained a paramount position in our blithe array of memories. The recollec- tion of what single event can afford one nearly so much pleasure as that of " Mr. Lynch, bring your supply of beans to me! " ? or " Mr. Thayer, leave your pink step-ins at the Cadet Office. " ? or The day Fabik lost his moustache? No. 5 Rue de Pisancon? Five minutes left — Turn to page one and we ' ll clean up the book! " ? " Yaa-a-h-h-h " ? The night Joe Bresnan " lost " those aviation questions? Those 97 ' s in Radio that shrunk to 90 ' s? The exclusive stateroom of G. D. on the cruise? The night Stephens made a forced landing in Gardiner ' s bay? The time K. O. A. said, " This isn ' t sour grapes — Fm glad I didn ' t get . . . " ? The day " we " abandoned ship in the bay? The day in Marseilles when W. W. and Fih went to town on a dime? When D. A., L. S., and E. T. H. sprung that gag about it being unavoidable? Those porthole views of Mediterranean ports? When some of the boys were sucked-in by Synon and C. M. D.? That cut-throating spree I-B went on in Steam? When " Ski " decked himself out in a pink kimona? When someone forgot to erase the blackboard? When we bought flowers for a certain Groton " femme " ? When Stober " mislaid " his big ring? Those pink and blue spark plugs which Wild drew? Little Hector? When we were 66 strong? When Lynch tried to open an A. P. in his room? That " flatiron " in Stephens ' laundr) ' bag? Or the time That we were granted overnight liberty in Norfolk for a glorious five minutes? That Lynch made nine buUseyes in eight shots in dotter practice? 2 % lUm f That Wild dropped a mooring shackle overboard in Las Palmas while Mr. Baker tried to maintain his self-control? That Zittel " shot " his cookies in the passageway on the Aiendota? That three of us were granted liberty to see the Coast Guard-Marine game? That we almost got liberty to see the West Point game? That the ' ' Hani " with Snyder at the wheel nearly ran down the " Bush- nelV? That underground communication via the radiators was in vogue? That we used to " sleep-in " when Mr. Murray had the duty? The gripes on Saturday morning when " Section lA will go out on the Dobbin and Section IB will go surveying? Adams threatened to throw the radio out the window? That those " music-loving " hounds threw our good phonograph records out the port-hole? We had a miniature canned goods department in the cadet quarters on the Meyidotd? That " commissaries " mysteriously disappeared from the sail-locker? the " Admiral " was caught in a " combine " CRUISE MEMORIES You know, it ' s all so funny, how your line of thought will change; From good to bad, from love to hate, your mind is prone to range. And things once so revolting, now take a different light " Perhaps, " you murmur with a smile, " that Hell was quite all right. " I know that those who ' ve made a cruise will all with me agree. And likewise those who ' ll make their first, my point are bound to see. For every day of Hell you ' ve seen, for every gripe you ' ve had, A memory dear now lingers clear; it ' s good instead of bad. Now when you ' re out there on the deep, and feeling glum and low, A midwatch lingers on your hands, and gosh, it linge rs, so. It ' s hard to find some joy in thought, and all you do is gripe. The growing root of discontent first mellows, then turns ripe. You never see the stars above, on velvet curtain laid; You never feel the cool night breeze that o ' er the sea has strayed; You can ' t absorb the solitude that comes with night out there; Your every thought ' s of discontent, and all the world ' s unfair. You ' re thinking of those bells to come, and not the stars above; You ' re thinking of that bunk below, and not the girl you love. Your feelings seem to curdle, and you ' re chewing on your grief. And you mumble and you grumble, " where in Hell is my relief? " And when the bugle turns you out, you ' re feeling pretty tough. The night was short, the day is long, the water still is rough. You keep a groggy feeling through the long hours of the day; There ' s sharpness in your very tongue and in the words you say. You cannot feel the cooling breeze enhanced by noonday sun. You cannot feel the self -content that goes with work well done. You cannot see the rhythm smooth in rolling ocean swell. Your mind has made the day replete with Hell on Hell on Hell. And when you stow your gear at four and lay below to eat. And then go to the " rec " room where the best of gripers meet; There, bitter tales of woe are swapped and grousing reigns supreme, And all agree that it is Hell or just an ugly dream. Day in, day out, thru-out the cruise, these warped ideas flower; Your mind is sick within you, and you ' ve gone completely sour. One thought there is that wanders throughout your musty brain. It seems that all the world is wrong, and you ' re no longer sane. But now t he cruise is over, and I see the other side; The memories now are pleasant and with me will e ' er abide; I recognize the happy things that seem to satisfy. The gleam of sun on dark blue wave, the cloud so white and high. I think of pleasant evenings spent when toil of day is done. With pipe and book and chair atilt against the five-inch gun. The sun is sinking low, and so the night is soon to come; The cares of day are ended, and I have a song to hum. I think of nights, beneath the stars, spent sleeping out on deck; The waters turned to mellow pools, that beams of moon did check. I think of all that there I missed and all the gripes I had. And as they balance I conclude — " Those cruises weren ' t so bad! " Irvin J. Stephens, ' 32 ti First Class Daze George O. Olson, Tie.u nty Albert J. Carplntlr, Sfcreiary Class WiLLARD J. Smith, Pies dent t HI David O. Rli-d, I ' ce-Piesnleui Thomas R. Midtlync, Ahniei-ci -Ai The Class of David H. Bartlett Rudolph Bjorce Arthur R. Bryer Emmet T. Calahan Albert J. Carpenter Hubert R. Chaffee William W. Childress Eugene A. Coffin, Jr. Warren L. David Harry E. Davis, Jr. John H. Forney Albert E. Harned Clarence Herbert SwEN A. Hill George W. Holtzman Joseph Howe John J. Hutson, Jr. Vaino O. Johnson Robert E. McCaffery Joseph F. McCue Thomas R. Midtlyng George O. Olson John B. Oren William M. Peel Richard F. Rea David O. Reed Peter J. Smetonis Willard J. Smith Thomas H. Stubbs Louis M. Thayer John H. Wagline Quentin R. Walsh r 1. i -: Ir- »mi m,wmm ' A Saturday ajlernoon yachting trip (One way of keeping the makes from the she eagles ' talons) History of Tlhirty Three Embodying, as it v ere, the last of those graduating under the three-year course, the remains of the class of 1933 became, at least technically, second class- men in the Spring of 1931. And now, as our second class year draws to its conclusion, we break out our snapshot albums and try- to build up again those speeding days of our swab year. To us, while we were living them, those days were fraught with gripes, hardships, and foolishness. Now that we may look upon it from the lofty position of near first classmen, the swab year and the cruise are filmed over with the softening mist of Time; all of which lends a glamorous tone to the incidents of our first eighteen months at the Academy. Who of our numbers can forget those glorious August days before the return of the upper classes from the cruise, when a nightly concert and bull session raged in the first class rec room? Even then there were those among us con- scientious enough to practice square corners and gravely to sit upon three inches of chair in the mess hall. Long before the advent of the upperclassmen we had drawn our rifles, had become well acquainted with " Miss Springfield, " had been given signal drill and seamanship classes, and had valiantly sallied forth to " do " New London. Naturally enough, we saw the " snakes " rearing their ugly heads from the mass; and before long the snakes and red mikes had banded in their separate forts, though even now the ranks of the mikes are thinning, while a proportional gain is noted within the reptiles ' hangout. which is nght? On the twenty-seventh of August (fateful day) the CHAMPLAIN, bear- ing the first group of first and second classmen, arrived. The next morning the MENDOTA tied up at the State Pier, and from that time on our Swab year began in earnest, with a slight respite from the time the upperclasses shoved off on leave till their return on the twenty-first of September. A month, more or less, passed on winged feet, during which time we, the " lower than low, " the " not quite hu- man. " slowly and painfully learned the intricate machinery of the cadet life behind the front. Then passed, in rapid succession, the Hallowe ' en Masquerade Party, the thrill of our first " grades, " and the interclass football games. Late in November those hideous devices appellated " monkey jackets " were shaken lovingly from their hiding places and donned for the first time, by our almost sophisticated class, to be worn at " full dress social function number one. " We anticipated (and were not disappointed) a party the next morning in which our faults would be vividly presented, while our virtues, which we modestly but secretly believed to be far in excess of our shortcomings, were to be ignominiously pushed into the extreme background. The year having culminated in the " Cabaret " dance, those lucky enough to have homes inside the calling radius blithely left for their " podunks " — there to spend ten days telling the folks (and the girls) all about the arduous life of a Kaydet. The freedom of those ten days faded abruptly with the advent of the new year and the mid-year exams. It was shortly after January first that, during one of those then infrequent room inspections, a little known incident occurred that still is remembered by a few eye and ear witnesses at the scene of the crime. The Executive Officer entered suddenly a room in the Country Club, only to be offered a piece of Christmas cake by one of the surprised swabs within! From Mid-years to grad week seemed but a breath. Anticipation of the prac- tice cruise ran rife. Cries of " How many days? " held that expectant note character- istic of those who near a goal. Rehearsals for the Cadet Cruise took a large part .y The sniike jppcan of our spare time. The dullness of the long winter study imperceptibly merged into magnificent Spring days. Then, almost ■without warning, the short review and final exams were upon us, to be fol- lowed by the hectic days of grad week — the ground-breaking at the New Academy —the pulling and sailing races — the Ring dance — the graduation exercises — the Cruise — dinners — and finally, the Grad Hop. We were second classmen! Visions of the sea, Gibraltar, Constan- tinople, the Grecian Isle:, Marseilles, Egypt, bazaars — far-away places — all these filled our uninitiated minds, making us secretly impatient to be ofif. Our wishes were soon gratified. In two days we were aboard the practice cutters. Before the week was up we had anchored off Parris Island, South Carolina. Followed a month of firing, of working in the butts, of inspiring southern days and nights. Naturally enough, some of the snakes in our class prospected in town, with the consequent result that a dance was given and several dinners consumed, which made us grateful for that renowned South- ern Hospitality. Yes — we were sorry to leave Parris Island. In the next few days, however, we forgot the South, those of us who could, and turned our thoughts toward Europe. Of the remainder of the cruise we will pass over lightly. Suffice it to say that during the time we learned to tell a handybilly from a bicycle pump, the dif- ference between brightwork polish and " goldbricking, " the many and devious ways of a steam power plant and turbo-electric drive, how to launch a boat and pick it up on the high seas, the many customs aboard a seagoing vessel; in short we became acclimated, as it were, to our chosen profession. Add to this our varied experiences when ashore on liberty and that curious feeling in our throats as Montauk Point became visible — add these and you have a practice cruise almost in a nutshell. We say " almost " because there is that something about the cruise that cannot be conveyed by words. The luxury of lying in the sun on the fore- castle during noon hour; the thrill of spellbinding sunsets and deep quiet nights; the blue and gold of the water; the experience of meeting strange people ' of strange tongues, of bartering and hag- gling in out-of-the-way shops; the agony ,, . , I .1 ■ of being waked at eleven fifty to stand the Keeping accomU of things o : .: - w 1 r The str.ibs thought ivs ii ' en on a " hnat " mid watch at the wheel or in the crow ' s nest — these things and a hundred others go to make up that " something " about the cruise that cannot be set down on paper. Vague as they are, they constitute the buffer for each class; they are the test of the embryo officer — they make a second classman of the swab. Back from the cruise — a few weeks spent in gunnery with the ship ' s " artil- lery " — and we are off on September leave. The incoming class having had its welcome in our few days at the State Pier, they are forgotten by us completely in those rapturous days of our first Sep leave. But paradoxically, the glamour of two stripes is gone. We find that they mean more than privileges and rights — they mean an added responsibility, which somehow we divine is going to increase indefinitely as we advance from stage to stage. We become graver in our demeanor. We think seriously of studying, which is a good thing, for that occu- pation has assumed vast importance. Weekends now no longer mean glittering promises of liberty. We find our- selves on Saturdays and Sundays merely thinking of Thermo and Mechanics and Juice. Then, sometime before Christmas, comes that dangerous slump. We prepare our lessons less carefully, to dream faraway thoughts. After Christmas leave, during which time we relax and rather feverishly attempt to snatch each fleeting minute, we return to a new period. We study like maniacs, pass our midyears in a blaze of glory, perhaps, and, with the momentum thus acquired, scuttle through the final months, the preparations, our second ones this time, for the practice cruise, the play, and graduation week. How odd it all seems — to be looking upon the excitement of the new class of " almost third classmen " with that disinterested interest of amused spectators who have been through that part of the mill, at least! A l " " A „_ ! 5 J J 4 i ss JJaze 1 ' i- L 1. Ik .,-t k n uiR ResubmitEf k lb RLGOCR 6 I L AJ " D JfCRm ilk Ik ' ' :r a - -± KEi v f ' % DON ' T WEAKEN When you feel on the bum an ' the outlook is glum An ' you ' re wonderin ' what ' s comin ' next, When everything ' s drear an ' life loses its cheer An ' the Skipper and First Luf? are vexed — If this tropical South puts you down in the mouth Till your shipmates, they ain ' t even speakin ' . Just don ' t rock the boat — keep a turn ' round your goat; It ' s a great life — IF you don ' t weaken. If the Admiral ' s boat refuses to moat. An ' the cat spoils your clean quarter-deck Durin ' Captain ' s inspection, don ' t show your dejection — Though the Chief blows out soot by the peck — Just tighten your grip, keep a stiff upper lip. Though your feelin ' s may hurt somethin ' horrid: Gettin ' low ain ' t worth while, so break out a smile. Take your hat in your hand and go for ' ard. Don ' t stick in your room and radiate gloom; Cheer up! For the worst is yet to come. If the roasted spring lamb tastes just like the ham. An ' even the Skipper eats that slum. Don ' t sit in your chair in silent despair, And that hole in your face never crack; Don ' t shut up like a clam, say something, say " Damn " — Anything — ' though you may take it back. When we ' re darkened at night an ' there ain ' t any lights An ' you beat it on deck to your station. An ' you flatten your face on a stanchion or brace — Remember it ' s all for the Nation. If you fall down a hatch. Surge will put on a patch To bind up your holes an ' stop the leakin ' . Don ' t get sore like a pill, for it ' s part of the drill — It ' s a great life, my boy, but DON ' T WEAKEN! 1 . UNDERCLASSES w Walter S. Bakutis, Pies Jen lass Office 1934 EvoR S. Khrr, Jr., Sec ' j-Treasm %. w V(r Tlie Class of 19 3 4 Robert D. Armstrong Walter S. Bakutis DURKER W. BrACGINS Edgar V. Carlson Thomas J. E. Crotty EvoR S. Kerr, Jr. Jesse E. Lewis Clarence M. Speight k , 1 : ' ■ ix h: 1 " ]usl eight VETERASS Chronicles of 1934 FROM the beginning our estimable history parallels that of the second class. Until the mid-year examinations of that first year we were members of the class of 1933, after which time we became the new fourth class, a thing of experiment and tryout, a class destined by the regulations to be a year junior to those whom we still consider in our hearts to be our classmates. Of course, we realize that our " bilging " was entirely due to ourselves, and so, gentle reader, you can see that our non-studying days are at end. We number, by actual count, eight members all told, and we determinedly expect to arrive at May, 1934, with just as many. (But enough of this idle chit-chati On with the history!) You all know of the sweet days of August before the practice squadron returned. It was during those days that our initiation into drill, rowing, forma- tions, and " goldbricking " was affected. Until September twenty-first, however, life was easy and pleasures many. On that date, the anthem of the second class, " Line up, gentlemen. Sep-leave is over, " was sung to us in gently increasing volume. Our introduction to New London society was accomplished by a tea dance, attended by all swabs with dates — " les belles dames sans merci. " That day the deed was done, the plunge taken, and from then on we swabs appropriated the majority of eligible " femmes, ' for, as you must know, patient reader, there are two things the swab alone rates to any appreciable extent — " femmes " and mail. Liberty days became as sweet to us as the promised lotus. On week days we attended classes, drilled, and toyed with an " unofficial course in physical edu- cation. " Some of us played football with the team and worked with the squad. Later on we displayed some talent in boxing, basketball and fencing. At night ' Siranfh n port we studied off and on. We listened to lectures, went on football trips, made our regular runs to the canteen, washed leg- gins, stood inspections, answered innu- merable questions, double-timed, cut square corners, enjoyed our leisure mo- ments, and griped, griped, griped. Well, Nicodemus, things went on like this for weeks and weeks. We shoved off on our Christmas leave, only to come back in ten days to our swab brace, aghast at the thing that now con- fronted us — Mid-years! The result, dear peruser, you know. We eight, not favored by the Muses, became in a breath, the new fourth class. Thoroughly aroused, though not daunted by this setback, we proceeded on our course till the finals. Now as for grad week — did somebody say, " Laurel. ' ' " We searched for, picked, carried, talked, hauled, tasted, and even decorated with that foliage until the gymnasium was ready for the formal hop. A week later we had forgotten land and all its questionable stability, and had turned to the cutters, our homes now, for four months. The first night out was calm, but many buckets were in evidence — to become increasingly familiar objects as the cruise wore on. Two days after leaving Southwest Ledge Light, we arrived at Parris Island, and there, under the tutelage " Ai the tea gf . f sunburned, accommodating Marines, and with enough ammunition to stop the World War, we managed to qualify as marksmen. On the evening of June 15, the ol ' U.S.A. faded into the horizon astern. During the trip across, the officers displayed many peculiar ideas. They would throw life preservers overboard, then make us chase them. So we labeled the exercises, " Confusion drills " . After a run of eleven days we sighted Gibraltar and took it by storm. Shawls, beads, and trinkets of all kinds we purchased at various prices, generally ten times the actual value. One of our members saw the town from a horse. His was a ride that rivaled Paul Revere ' s. Alexandria being the next port, our ideas of dress were changed, for the inhabitants ran around in fancy nightgowns and bright red fezzes, and being Turks, answered to " Gallagher Mohammed " , " Slim Jim Olson " , and such other native appellations. After five days ' stay we weighed anchor, and our j- ,.,. y , v 1 ijfe. We prepared joy the cruise cry became, " Two down and three to go! On to Istanbull " At this port many of our crew, on entering the Cafe Turquoise, were honored by the playing of " Stars and Stripes Forever " by the band. They were also surprised to hear such new mel- odies as " Yes, We Have No Ba- nanas ' and others of that vintage. Marseilles was next burdened with our presence. Only a few went ashore, for by that time nearly ever)-one was doing his sightseeing from the flying bridge. Reason — too great a prominence on the pap sheet " . Those who went ashore, however, were right at home, proving that the French course at the Academy did make it pos- sible to carry on a fluent and interesting conversa- tion. The jump to the Canary Islands was broken by a stop for oil at Gibraltar. Recitations filled the days for the first and second classes, while we passed the time by scraping and painting boats, a most pleasant diversion. Nine days after leaving the Canaries we rounded Montauk Point and in a few hours were anchored in the Thames. We had completed our first foreign cruise. In two weeks or less, battle practice was over, and we were off on Sep-leave, overflowing with tales of our adventures. Back from leave with our single stripes, we watched with amusement our former classmates go through the procedure of training the swabs — " Line up, gentlemen, September leave is over " . This past year, however, our main line of thought has been on the track of study. So far this has proven successful. As for the future — why, Ulysses, surely you know that rests in the lap of the One quarter of us S - I THREE GATES OF GOLD If you are tempted to reveal A tale someone has told About another, make it pass Before you speak, three gates of gold; Three narrow gates — first, " Is it true? " Then, " Is it needful? " In your mind Give truthful answer, and the next Is last and narrowest: " Is it kind? " And if to reach your lips at last It passes through these gateways three. Then you may tell without a fear What the result of speech may be. V. .k Third Class Daze Mh k A A _i t_ { 1. : ;. ?; Joseph R. Scullion, Treasurer Clayton M. Opp, Secretar] ss JUSTUS P. White, Pres chnt William H. Naoon. I ' lce-Pres ' ident VkankM. Mc.ChV,?., Master-al- Arms -j gi- - ' t i4 - «C The Class of 1931 Jalmar L. Anderson Richard D. Baxter Ivan L. Becker Francis H. Boole LoREN E. Brunner Ernest A. Cascini Earl L. Coleman Charles E. Columbus William J. Conley, Jr. Albert J. Corsi Richard D ' Arcy Ralph D. Dean Jesse F. Doubleday Gilbert R. Evans Edward P. Fahy Richard W. Garner Samuel G. Guill John F. Hahn, Jr. Wallace L. Hancock, Jr. Frank V. Helmer Charles B. Hicks Albert E. Kilhefner Theodore F. Knoll William J. Lawrence Richard L. Mellen Frank M. McCabe Nelson C. McCormick Justus P. White John Montrello Frank J. Murphy William H. Nadon Earl V. Nelson Fred F. Nichols Clayton M. Opp Thomas F. O ' Callaghan, Jr. Harold C. Patterson Albert H. Phillips, Jr. Walker H. Rayburn Christopher D. Robertson Glenn L. Rollins Bernard E. Scalan Gilbert F. Schltmacher Joseph R. Scullion Robert F. Shunk William L. Sutter Charles Tighe Woodrow W. Vennel Richard B. Washburn George R. Watson Oscar D. Weed, Jr. Arthur A. Weedfald Donald W. Weller Adrian F. Werner John P. Werst Fred L. Westbrook }f: =a iLJt 4ife 3 fir r? " Jus! a joyous little jjmily ut Archives of 1935 Into this universe and uhy-not knowing. Nor whence like water n-illy-tiilly flowing. And out of it. as wind along the tvaste. 1 know not whither, willy-nilly blowing. (W UPON a traditional moist day, this time the twelfth of August, 1931, a group of sixty-six prospective admirals began trailing through the portals of the C.G.A. The ivy-clad librar) ' was our first meeting place, but we were soon assigned rooms and roommates. It was, however, two weeks before the whole quota had arrived. Instead of a few days ' rest, which we had anticipated, work greeted us imme- diately. We were issued a wardrobe of white, seagoing uniforms, had blue braid sewed on them, and the metamorphosis was complete. Under the guidance of a few young officers, the new fourth class learned to pull an oar, maintain a military brace ( at least we thought we did until the second class returned), send and receive semaphore, etc. The day invariably started well before the sun began to rise with a half-hour of setting-up exer cises and " five laps " . Occasionally we had a swimming party down the river. That was always a delightful change. We also learned the code flag alphabet, a few knots and splices, and some terms in seamanship. Frequent trips were made up to the new Academy, both on foot and under oars. We had one incident of special interest. That was the visit to " Old Iron- sides " . We spent the better part of three hours aboard her, eagerly exploring her decks, " once red with heroes ' blood " . the like Then came the news that we were to be real sailors and " go down to the sea in ships " . The Dobbin, a two-masted schooner, was to be the ship. It was the first time many had ever been on salt wa- ter. The two platoons went out in the forenoon, had a sandwich lunch, and returned about four o ' clock. Only a few became seasick and that was pretty good, considering the weather, etc. Why, sometimes the Dobbin would get almost a mile ofT shore and have enough wind to fill the sails! Usually we motored back — on six cylinders. A great deal of enjoyment was had on these trips — bull- sessions and the like. A dance was held to give us a glance at the social life we were to lead at the Academy. Although we didn ' t have " blues " to wear, our " whites " made a de- cided impression on the " 400 " . It was a tea-dance sponsored by the officers ' wives. Uniforms and fittings, oh my, oh my! Was it tough being reviewed in an unfinished coat and pair of " trou " ! When were we ever going to be able to pay for all these clothes? About that time our first pay day came around with the emolument of three dollars. The following month we were given a raise, and had the whole sum of five dollars to spend in four weeks. Now, wasn ' t that generous, though? After everything had been going so well for about three weeks, two pretty, white ships dropped their hooks in the river off the Academy. Pretty white ships don ' t always carry nice cargoes, especially as these " banana boats " carried second classmen. Well, miracles never cease, so we had three weeks more of grace. One of the officers had told us early in the term, " You have a lease on the place till September twenty-first; then the lease expires. " September came before the hay-seed fell out of our hair and happy times began. Just a joyous little family were we, first, second, third, and fourth class- men together. Oh, and they told us the " swab year " was the best of all. The last three must be dreadful, oh, so dreadful! (Especially the first class year!) However, be that as it may, we drew our " five foot " shelf of books and spent most of our time in study. The first class gave us a tea-dance by way of recognition. It was enjoyed by all of us, reclaimer ■ 11 .1 r 11 ■ ■ . ( )iir the KcclaiiiHT. ihc has Ih especially the followmg mornmg — strange „tir I ' dovd YJ ibbm " They told f r ' . flSt Stijh lule No. 1, thing, how we had to live over the dances on subsequent days! It was at the Nor- wich dance on November seventh that we first wore our strait — pardon, I mean monkey-jackets. What a time we had! The inter-class football games fol- lowed close upon those of the varsity. The first class defeated the fourth class 34-0; tied the second 0-0. Then the fourth class team turned about to shade the second class 2-0. " To the victor goes the bacon " ; so the fourth class was allowed to carry on for twenty-four hours. One might add that it made the most of it! The Hallowe ' en part} ' was the next incident of impor- tance. All the swabs took part, wearing costumes made of everything from string to mercurochrome. Aye, such a sight! After the beauty parade, we bobbed apples for the upper classmen. Thanksgiving arrived before we knew it, and the fourth class enacted the annual Thanksgiving Day play. This book is censored, ' nuff said. The corps, however, enjoyed the skits immensely. Decorating is another an- nual pastime of the class. We decorate for all Academy affairs, whether we attend or not. " How many days? " was ringing in our ears for a short four weeks until Christmas. Then leave came — eleven days to carry on, act like human beings, and enjoy life! Many went home to show the folks how stoop-falls and catenaries were done. (Since, as rumor hath it, our lugubrious abilities have become topics of local interest.) It was over all too soon and is no ' but a memory. Midyears ' have come and gone as well. Now, everyone is looking forward to Rio, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, and other cities we are to see (at least 5 i through the portholes) on the cruise A chssroom da dream " KoupLi Kadets of next summer. w % ' I IP 5: .1 We Billy the Swab oe his First Cruise " Gee, but it ' s rough ott Hatteras, " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. " Tliough the bos ' n says it ' s as smooth as glass. Just hear those waves as they pound and crunch — I ' m beginning to get a very good hunch I ' ll get no benefit out of my lunch. " " How do you get in these hammock things? " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. " Do you use a ladder or a pair of wings? Then, when you get in, how do you keep From falling on deck in a blooming heap? It ' s a heck of a place for a man to sleep. " " It ' s a tough job winding the anchor watch. " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. " When they give out work, they ' re sure not Scotch, I ' ve worn myself and the deck ' most out From pushing this holy stone about. Just why it ' s called ' Holy ' I haven ' t found out. " " Since we left terra firma, I ' ve been feeling ill. " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. " Don ' t these waves ever get a bit still? Is this the cruise that they had to make? I think it would be a lot nicer to take A cruise upon the Great Salt Lake. " " They told me today to swing the lead. " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. " I did, and it struck me on the head, I chased Charlie Noble all over the ship To give him some orders, but he gave me the slip; But I ' ll catch him before we finish this trip. " " Who was the fellow? I sure wish I knew, " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. " Who said, ' Life is so jolly on the wide ocean blue ' ; They say the ' Mail Boy ' will soon be in sight. So a nice long letter to ' Baby ' I ' ll write — I wish I were with her in Groton tonight, " Said Billy the Swab on his first cruise. .f m Foiurtli Class Daze v.A, ' i J J 4 ' I 1- k Bk El V C X, R R 17 S C X ffl [3 fffl 5ECKETI =,1! -fnO+B = o Solvr ior Oil UlMi E I V C X R R U S C ox H E e secrIti k 1 I PR A horrors and bar- • ' - - ' - barisms of war, Man ' s in- nate regard for humanity in dis- tress remains firm and undefiled. » Ml L I T A R Y M ' -l .£■! = ' ' ' 41 4jk , ' , 1 - • « : Richard D. Schmidtman Bjttdtion Adjutant Donald T. Adams Battalion Commander -jr , •HBW, ..4, ir t ik y- _.,.■ ■ m 1- A Compaiiy Officers G. I. Lynch Platoon Leader O. C. ROHNKE CompJiiy Adjutant A. J. De Joy Platuun Leader K. O. A. ZiTTEL Company Commander - " ; - 9 . G. D. Synon Company Commander w L. H. Seeger Platoon Leader J. R. Henthorn Company Adjutant W. H. Snyder Platoon header J aL A COMPANY IN LINE INASMUCH as the United States Coast Guard Academy bears up under the designation of a military organization, it therefore follows that we should have an article devoted to an explanation or at least a consideration of the martial side of our careers. Since we are primarily a seagoing service, our forces when on land comprise what is known as a landing force. The units making up this detail are precisely the same as those of the Army, a well-known land organization, with the excep- tion that a few of the officers ' titles are differently designated. For instance, the " corporal " of the Army is the " squad leader " of the Coast Guard and Navy. Then, too, all non-commissioned officers, the " non-coms " of the Mule are appel- ated " petty officers " in the maritime services. Now, in the military training of cadets, the idea of the landing force is car- ried out as far as possible. The first class, of course, occupies the positions of battalion, company, and platoon commanders and petty officers, and also the color guard, guidon bearers, and platoon guides. Some second classmen are squad leaders, while the remainder, with the third and fourth classmen, fill in the bat- talion proper. Because of the small size of the corps, a battalion is the largest division that can be mustered, a battalion consisting of two companies, each consisting of two platoons of from three to four or five squads. Since 1910 the battalion has been drilling on a parade ground of exceedingly tiny dimensions. Despite this handi- cap the drill has been excellent, and even more so in the past two years. This latter improvement may be attributed in the main to a very militaristic drill master. Lieutenant Imlay, and also to the vigorous co-operation of the whole cadet corps. Other than the facts that we normally have a drill period twice a week and that next year we shall have a comparatively huge parade ground at the new Academy, little more may be said concerning the mechanical part of our military system. Much more, however, may be said of the systems as applied to the regular training of a cadet in his life at the Academy. P g S J i p .-.r.r.r.j-, r, r,_ , ' • " •• ' •y- ' ; ' ' » • 1 »-J - -..-„.- -«.- ,- i " " . r. .- Vi- " i- B COMPANY IN LINE From the moment an appointed cadet walks into the reservation he is incul- cated with that instinctive senses of routine, orderliness cleanliness, precision, discipline and regularity, which is the breath of any military unit. Perhaps the greatest influence upon the new cadet is his " swab " year. It is during this time he learns that rigid discipline and attention to details which comprise the work of the militar) ' man, especially a seagoing military man. Precision in carrying out orders, promptness and thought in interpreting them, and intelligence in their execution — these characteristics are brought out and emphasized from the begin- ning. Frequent inspections of both the rooms and persons of cadets insures neatness and cleanliness in all respects. A system of demerits is a further incentive to regu- larity in the observance of the several regulations. Undeviating daily routine naturally is necessary and is observed to the letter. The bearing, dress, and manner of each class is carefully checked by the classes senior to it as well as by the staff of officers. Quick thinking, preparation for emergencies, and that most estimable quality, initiative, are pounded, day by day, into cadets of all classes. Of course, the reason for all of these military tactics soon becomes apparent when one considers the ultimate object of the trainmg at the Academy — to produce competent officers, officers upon whom, in a few short months, shall rest the safet) ' of a ship and her crew. It is aboard a vessel that the instinctive response of the militar) ' man to emergencies, order, routine, and disci- pline, counts to its fullest measure. And that, in short, is the answer to any sort of militar)- training whatever — preparedness. Perhaps a little explanation of the methods ' hereby our drill is carried out would be apropos. Know, then, that regularly as clockwork, every Tuesday and Thursday do the cadets don white leggings, belts and bayonets, shoulder their rifles, and, at two o ' clock dash forth to formation and an hour and a half of drill. Now, in the Thursday drill period of each week we execute what is known as a parade and review. This, to the layman, is all very ' complicated and mys- terious, but in realit) ' it is quite simple. It is this way: one platoon, designated for reasons which will later be apparent, is selected as escort to the colors. The w n 1 PETTY OFFICERS I. J. Stephens J. P. German T. J. Fabik R. L. Grantham F. G. Wild T. J. Harris band, the color guard, and the chosen platoon all depart to the guardhouse for the colors. They return shortly, and, after a little ceremony of homage to the flag, they take their places in the battalion. The band then sounds off, marches the length of the battalion front, playing, and returns to its post. The battalion, having been inspected by the reviewing officer and his staff, is finally put into motion by the order from the Battalion Commander, " Pass in review! " The platoons march down the field in platoon front, do " eyes right " when passing the reviewing stand, and then march away to the barracks. Here ' s where the beauty of the thing lies. The winning platoon in the review rates being dismissed fifteen minutes early the next drill period! In the winter, the coldness adds zest to the competition, producing results unattainable in any other way. As you have probably guessed, the best platoon in Thursday ' s drill is named as escort to the colors for the following Thursday. In addition to the platoon competition is a squad competition, with similar awards and similar enthusiasm. When May and graduation finally roll around, the last review is made, with a platoon drill competition as dessert, and a cup to the winning platoon. It ' s all very thrilling and spectacular with the band playing — taut nerves — staccato com- mands — flashing rifles — and at the end the presentation of the cup amid the applause of the spectators. And yet, all of this is merely the foam — the substantial body and the dregs consist of unrelenting drill, drill, drill, and manual of arms. It is the hours of practice alone which make the review what it is. ' ■ 1,— THE COLOR GUARD MlMl4. ? N : ' ' w At Presi nt Arai , wt SALUTii Norwich Escorting Norwich iNi:w London watches the parade A Ullli- 4jk; 5« Mff The Norwich " N ' The Horsemen C. G. Cadets face N. U. Cadets ! . ' M diM l T A HEARTBREAKING strug- gle to make way, inch by inch, against a relentless sea of obstacles, yet emerging triumph- ant at the last — This typifies our Activities. A A C T I V I T I E S 1 Tide Rips 193: WILLIAM HENRY SNYDER Edi or-hi-Chief RlCMAlU) DiTTRICH SCHMIDTMAN Bmiiiess Manager Frederick George Wild Advertising Aianager li.l Ir G. D. Synon Assistcmt Ecfiloi L. H. Seeger Photogral)hs C. T. E. Warriner Edilorials Fraught with the usual minutiae of detail, requiring countless hours of extra- curricular effort, the staff of Tide Rips 1932 presents its compilation of a year of Corps ' activities. To such men as pictured on this page, and to every one of the others who contributed in any degree to the success of our annual, the sincerest gratitude is extended. C. H. Stober Staff Ay I is T. J. Fabik H iDioy I. J. Stephens Sports w Coffin, Wild, Snyder, and Synon pause for a moment in con- ference Tide Rips Staff 1932 W. H. SNYDER R. D. SCHMIDTMAN F. G. WILD . . Editor-in-Chief Biisinea Manager Advertising Alanager G. D. Synon, Associate Editor I. J. Stephens, Circulation Manager L. H. Seeger, Photographs T. J. Fabik, Spindrift C. T. E. Warriner, Biographies E. T. Calahan, The Cruise E. A. Coffin, Editorials C. H. Stober, Staff Artist A. J. Carpenter, Advertising F. J. DouBLEDAY, Office W. J. Conley, Office N. C. McCormick, Office Carpenter directs the office force of Douhleday, Conley, and Baxter Y nl nu Lieutenant Commander David P. Marvin Faculty Advisor As faculty advisor of Tide Rips, Lieutenant Commander Marvin placed his valuable time at the disposal of the staff, assisted in his many capacities and care- fully supervised the financial and editorial welfare of the yearbook of 1932. Ackeo wledgmeiits The staff of Tide Rips is deeply indebted to those who have assisted production of this annual Mrs. Dorothy Winship Ely Miss Eda Cascini Captain Thaddeus G. Crapster Captain (E) Quincy B. Newman Lieutenant Commander David P. Marvin Chief Pay Clerk Maurice Rice Mr. Charles J. A. Wilson Mr. P. S. Gurwit of Jahn and Oilier Engraving Co. Mr. W. H. Johnson of The Brandow Printing Co. Arthur Studios Cadets Coffin, Kerr, and Baxter for class histories Cadets Shunk, Garner, and Westbrook, for art material the ¥ ' ■ ReeeieM Li lit 1 E. T. Calahan, ' 33. Ediloi RUNNING LIGHT " POR the past two years a tiny but potent book has • - been pubhshed by the second class. It is aptly named the " Running Light. " Being, as it is, a guide for the newly appointed cadet in matters relative to the Academy, the " Running Light " contains infor- mation and rules directly applicable to the fourth class year. To assist the new class over the rough spots of its " swab " year and to point out the road to the first mile- stone on its way to the goal of good officers, the second class each year is given the duty of training or, in Academy phraseology, " running " the fourth classmen. This task is by no means a simple one. Thus — the " Running Light. " Published each year about September, the book is ready to be circulated among the fourth class shortly after its entry to the Academy. The editorial stafif consists of one second classman as editor-in-chief, two or three third classmen having more or less the actual charge of assembling and grouping the material, and several fourth classmen who are used as typists, collectors and general handy men. The idea of employing fourth classmen is to find and develop a few men so that they may have enough real experience to cope with " Tide Rips " and the " Running Light " when it comes time for their class to publish these books. As has been said, the " Running Light " contains " dope " that will be of immediate use to the new cadet. The contents range from a schedule of events for the year to a dissertation upon military courtesy. A history of the Coast Guard, as well as that of the Academy, a set of regulations governing the conduct of a cadet during his " swab " year, sports articles, class organization, activities of the Academy, social particulars, customs of the Service; these are some of the more important subdivisions of the book. The book is so planned as to give the fourth classman some starting point from which to proceed; it obviates much of the work of the second class as regards nominal instruction; it brings into focus all the diver- sified subjects which should be an integral part of the general (call it " cultural, " if you like) background of every cadet. Now, the " swab, " after he receives his copy of the " Running Light, " is expected to make it his minor Bible, and generally does. This not only insures his quick appreciation of basic Service values, but, with the gentle aid of the second class, also tends to keep these qualities constantly in his mind. THE MIKADO CHORUS Cadet Cmise 1931 READING TIME: NOTHING FLAT " And the night shall be filled with music. And the cares, that infest the day, Shall fold their tents, like the Arabs, And as silently steal away. " On the I4th of May, last, the cadets too k it upon themselves not only to banish all care but to give an impression of life in the raw — " by those ' ho have seen it. " Not at all daunted by having no " wimmen " to furnish the old S. A. for the show, the masterminds of the cadet corps cooked up a complete conglomera- tion of crazy capers and childish cut-ups, which, combined with a spice of cursory comments, produced a show lacking nothing to make the evening complete. To say they were lacking in women is to equivocate. If you believe press- agents — (which we doubt most seriously) — the revue featured " sixty, single, sup- ple, sirens, slick and smiling, svelte and suave. " Then, lest we forget; the Ava- lanche of Beauty, better known as the Floradora Sextet was there in full poundage. There was dignit) ' in the form of none other than the Duchess (to be) and for the male Emily Post, Oscar (the big bum) tripped lightly to the strains of die Blue Danube. The rhythmical noises (music to the uninitiated) were the brain children of our own dear little Artie Bryer and Bandmasters Jenks and Messer. The main dis- w turbances were entitled " Swab Stomp, " " Swabs Out in tiie Long Wing, " " I Love You With All My Heart, " " Song of The Legion, " " Say Cherie, " and " Sundown, " a waltz. The accompaniment was dished, panned and pounded until presentable by the members of the band hiding under the sheep ' s clothing of an orchestra. The show opened with the Don Juans of the Academy taking their tonsils out for an airing to the tune of some of the hits of a former cruise. After they wasted their efforts to make New London realize that the cadets were more than stormfighters, the attractions were started in earnest. A galaxy of glorious, glit- tering, gleaming and gorgeous Gwendolyns gyrated and rotated to the strains of " I Love You With All My Heart. " They were followed by two local boys who made good and came to the Academy to make better. They warbled a heart- rending ditt) ' to the effect that " It is such a depressing feeling to be required to manicure the wooden deck of a sea going vessel. " After being placed in the right mood for anything, the sordid spectacle of a man without money and a woman in the same condition, was laid before our eyes. Weil, it served ' em right. A bromo-seltzer for those with " that tired feeling " was served with the next scene. As far as reports have been confirmed it was needed to keep the more tender-hearted from rushing right out and signing over their all and every- thing to the S. P. C. A. As it was. it was necessary to bar the doors during the panic of intermission. After the excitement was over and a repetition of the Johnstown Flood had been averted, events shaped their own course. The cadet orchestra performed nobly as musical Pierrots (Ha! You were wrong, Hiram, they weren ' t clowns), but their work of making people happy was retarded by the tragic sight of seeing Little Eva about to depart for Heaven and all points west accompanied by " Hearts and Flowers. " But lo! and ah! the scene (and scenery) shifts. We are in far-off China. We are still on Bank Street but use your imagination. Can ' t you just hear the clanging of the gong, the ringing of the bells of the temple, the strident cries of the coolies? We can ' t either, but why worry — we didn ' t pay our good money to hear them anyway. The music becomes somber, mysterious. Before us we see the ladies of Japan. If they are ladies, thank God I ' m still free, white and twenty-one. They sing to us a sprightly aria. Nanki-Poo slips in on the last note and slides out on his ear. The action becomes tense and dramatic. Don ' t you just ler-r-ve it? Ko-ko threatens to kill somebody, especially the officers. (Loud applause from the wings.) Nobody wants to die but Ko-ko picks on Nanki-Poo as the intended victim. Nank comes back with a fast one to the effect of " Don ' t shoot mister, I ' ll marry your daughter. " Well, those aren ' t the exact words, but they make a good snappy ending. The curtain was run down at 0023, E. S. T., 15 May, 1931, and the Cadet Cruise was over for another 365 days. Farewell, O silent muse, you are just a museum of memories now. f! u w I THIRD CLASS CHORUS The United States Coast Guard Acade-ny Athletic Association The Cadet Corps " Cadet Cmise 1931 ' The third iinnual Mlempt to torture the poor unsuspecting public A Musical Revue in the informal manner, filled with French. Belgian and other Continental Atmosphere f f. A The ' WHO DIi:i WHATS- and " WHERE WE GOT THISES " will be found at the after end of the program. As has always been the case, the pro- duction of Cadet Cruise brings a high-hat atmosphere. Throughout the progress of the affair, French is liberally used. In order that our patrons may obtain full value for their money (and miss no double entendres) the French phrases used most are indexed below. This has been carefully compiled by our own Depart- ment of English and Romantic Languages. American French Say what the hell Trop cher (dropped chair) W hich way did she go? 3u ' est sister? (oooo est seeestair) I haven ' t seen a good one yet Je n ' ai pas vu une belle femme jusqu ' a present Very well Tres bien ( tray beyan) Oh mamma Tres bien Of all the godam countries I ever saw. . De tous les pays godams que j ' ai vu What ' s the matter? What ' s the matter? No spik English? No spik Anglaise? The girl friend Cherie ( sherry) 1 THE MISSION Do you get excited? Do you become fatigued after exertion? Are your hands and feet cold? Do you suffer from ringing in the ears, necking, spots, or dizzy spells? Then you are a woman! Modern psychologists have determined that unless woman is giving someone the double-once-over, her conscious mind becomes inoperative. She is likely to be only dimly cognizant of what is happening. Naturally in this half-oblivious state her reflexes will be similarly dim. The MISSION of this production is to study Woman. The study is to be intensive (more so than on ordinary evenings). " Woman the eternal mystery. " Who knows but that tonight she shall be revealed. The " young men with sound bodies, stout hearts " and crazy ideas have decided to show off. Our girls are well grounded in the " sciences and amenities. " They have " a liking for the sea " and its roar. Yet we must admit that some have athlete ' s foot. When we started out this year we took Earl Carroll as our model. At least Earl Carroll ' s models were our ideas. We had to give that scheme the discard for the reason that Cadet Barracks are shov er equipped and we could not secure bathtubs for rehearsals. ;rftj=l ' t4J m.- ' Hik We have, therefore, entered the field of Ziegfeld. Direct competition. The trust on beauty is to be smashed. The glorification racket is over and Chicago is to have a new deal. Witness tonight the glorification of the Kaydet. The galaxy of beauty before you has been collected from thirty-seven states and numberless burgs, with the permission of Congress, all for the purpose of making something out of very little. ACT ONE SCENE 1— " La Vieux Grise Mare, Elle ... " La scene est dans Bering Sea. Les particularities sont brouillard. (Explanation for American tourists) As the curtain slowly rises something goes wron ; so it has to be lowered again. After a twenty-minute wait you will see the boys in all their glory. " Sic gloria transmit Monday. " (That is Latin and not French.) Oren, ' 33 Harned. ' 3.t Plakias, ' 31 McCue, ' 33 Hill, ' 33 THE GLEE CLUB G. W. Collins, ' 32 H. E. Davis, ' 33 Speight, ' 34 Harding, ' 31 Walsh, ' 33 Sands, ' 31 Millington, ' 32 Roberts, ' 31 Sprow, ' 3 1 David, ' 33 Has permission to wear white hose. The initials are to indicate that he is not the other Davis. The intials are to indicate that he is not the other Collins. Music for this scene written by Cadet A. R. Bryer, ' 33 Bandmaster, H. O. Jenks SCENE 2 — The First American Appearance of That Parisien L ' nit The Famous DAMES OF MONTMARTRE Direct from Gay Paree by way hagen, OsU Glasgow, Edinburgh, Saporific Smith Halitosis Hahn Catacomb Coffin Messalina Midtlyng Beauty Bakutis Ardentia Armstrong of Antwerp, Kiel Canal re towing job, and two Vaccine Wagline , Danzig, Gydnia, Stockholm, Copen- semesters of calc. Orange Peel Lipstick Lewis Cyanide ChafTee Chilly Childress Getta Carpenter Ethyl Nelson This scene is taken from the Follies Bergere at Paree. All the saps go there (so we were out in force). Dear me, didn ' t you know we were abroad? The Costume is direct from a model who was taken home! The music is that sensational fox-trot named " 1 LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART, " written by Art Bryer, ' 33. (Note: Since Cadet Cruise has gone in rehearsal it is noticed that Kudee Vallee has been crooning a song of similar title. It is not ours. Ours was written first.) SCENE 3 — And Now You Have the Theme Song of Cadet Cruise 1931 ■SVCAB STOMP ' (W oiJ) and Mits c b) Bryer) SNX ' ABS S X ' ABBIN THE DECK DOWN Montgomery and Thayer, ALL HANDS ARE DOING THE SWAB STOMP Harris. ' 32, Hodges, Grantham, ' ?2, De Joy, ' ,i2, Snyder, ' 32, Warner, ' 32, German, " Mamma, what is a SWAB? " " Hush, dearie, it is s omething roasted and served under glass. " Technical definition: town Gazette as to how A new K.aydet who arrives with a good write up from the home Local Boy Goes to New London Academy to SHOW ' ENL " SCENE 11— Swabs Out in the Long Wing The same duet for purpose of illustration. The dignity of the Second Class Thayer, 33 The exponents of the stoop fall All ' 32 Harris, Hodges, Grantham, Warner, De Joy, Snyder, German SCENE 12— Go To ! Time: When 1 was a Kaydet or in the dim past. Place: The Boudoir of Lil Eva, in her palatial residence on St. Charles Street West, New Orleans. Furnished in pink and Quelque Fleur. Action as curtain rises: (Lil Eva is discovered in a tussle with Elizabeth Arden. She has just cleaned up the Epidermis Cream and is about to get going on the Tissue Building Lotion.) DRAMATIS PERSO NNAE: Lil Eva — (a female whose repuSation still lives — one of those too true to be good) . . . .Oral Oren Uncle Thomas — (the boy friend) — (a gent of color) Holtzman, ' 33 St. Claire — (either a dashing devil or a handsome brute — take your choice) Phillips Ophelia — (a visitor from New London) Furocia Forney Topsy— (the little Devil ) Susie Stober Antique plumbing from crockery department, Woolworths. SCENE 13— A Study in Black and Gold The objects of your study are your old Friends from Paree. The musical motif for all this is found in " I NEVER KNEW, " written by Art Bryer. SCENE 14 — Mikado, by Gilbert and Sullivan of the Oxford Class of ' 82 The plot of the Mikado is involved and therefore in view of the limitations of the audience after all that has been endured this evening (we are referring to the Alumni Dinner), we have decided to omit the plot and yea will have to take it just as it comes along. The scene is laid in old Japan. That means when all the gents wore dresses and two swords for protection. The melody gents have become the melody gals. They are on the stage singing (and how). Nanki Poo — (a wandering minstrel, really the Mike ' s wandering boy) Chet Harding, ' 31 KoKc — (executioner of men and music) Ham Fish One of the girls with a talking part Roberta Roberts Yum Yum — (a girl that the Crown Prince met some place and wants to know better) Greta Greeley Pee ' S ' i ' " " P ' " ' P ' " " ' ' ' ' ' f " " ' ' " ■ ' " " ' " " { CalTa ' Calfahan Katisha — the reason Nanki is wandering Sassy Sprow Mikado Bartlett, ' 3 3 The Giesha Girls Second Class Chorus Produced by permission of the copyright owners. um.j t4A ' I w I ( The Glee C IN the musical field, of the same importance as the Cadet Orchestra, we have the Glee Club. Colonel Allen B. Lambdin of Connecticut College, with his delightful personality and his ability, is instructor and leader of the group. The Glee Club consists of some forty members, about evenly divided into tenor and bass. Cadet Garland W. Collins, whose competency has been recog- nized for vears, is the president ex-officio. It is he who collaborates with Colonel Lambdin in securing the music for the Club and in arranging the proper places and times for the Club to bring forth its harmony. Every Saturday morning, after classes, sees the enthusiastic members trotting up to the bandroom or gymnasium, there to spend an hour or so in practice. The results are evident. Beside the benefit gained in the training of voices, the use of the Glee Club in special services both here and about town is becoming popular. Certainly you all remember the heavenly chorus of fairy-like voices on the night of the Christmas Cabaret Dance. Then, every Sunday morning, some eight or ten of the Club members help the choir of the First Congregational Church in the city. At the Easter Sunrise Service held at the Academy, the Glee Club this year gave its very excellent services and was deeply appreciated by all its listeners. It has been planned for the Glee Club to have a program on graduation day, and most certainly it will help out with the " Cadet Cruise " this year. As for the selections used by the Club, it may be seen that hymns and classical renditions are its forte. " Popular " songs are not used, although some of the lighter music known as " semi-classical " is sung, and sung well. The ubiquitous Bandmaster Messer, who knows his music from " A " to " " , is constantly at hand, ready to supply the necessary music, word of encouragement, or criticism. It is he who supervises special practices of the Glee Club, or when Colonel Lambdin is absent. At the close of this year, the Glee Club shall have finished one of its most successful and well-rounded seasons. Its members look forward with high hopes to next year and the new material in the fourth class. OVER THE OCEAN BLUE ' Oier the ocean blue. Sailing, my love, to you. Love ' s star of light. Illumes the night. Longing to see once more Dear harbor lights on shore: Gaily I speed to you. Over the ocean blue. " 1 V 1 - J I w Colonel Allen B. Lambdin Cadet Garland W. Collins, ' 32 Bandmaster Charles W. Messer First Tenors William J. Conley, Jr., ' 35 Robert E. McCaffery, ' 33 " William H. Nadon, ' 35 Irvin J. Stephens, ' 32 Quentin R. " Walsh, ' 33 Second Tenors Robert D. Armstrong, ' 34 Ivan L. Becker, ' 35 Francis H. Boole, ' 35 Ernest A. Cascini, ' 35 Ralph D. Dean, ' 35 Frank J. Doubleday, ' 35 Arthur B. Evans, ' 35 John B. Oren, ' 33 Glenn L. Rollins, ' 35 Louis M. Thayer, ' 33 Charles Tighe, ' 35 HoLLis M. " Warner, ' 32 Justus P. " White, ' 35 . Director Leader Accompanist First Basses Jalmar L. Anderson, ' 35 David H. Bartlett, ' 33 Durker W. Braggins, ' 34 Joseph A. Bresnan, ' 32 Emmet T. Calahan, ' 33 Earl C. Coleman, ' 35 Wallace L. Hancock, Jr., ' 35 Richard L. Mellen, ' 35 Albert H. Phillips, Jr., ' 35 Robert F. Shunk, ' 35 Fred L. Westbrook, ' 35 Second Basses Harry E. Davis, ' 33 John P. German, ' 32 Albert E. Harned, ' 33 Nelson C. McCormick, ' 33 Joseph F. McCue, ' 33 Gilbert F. Schumacher, ' 35 w ' M view from a barracks window The New Coast Geard Academy o, " F course, we ' d heard all along that some day the corps would have a shiny, new Academy in which to shape its destiny. But up until the winter of 1930-1931, those rumors were extremely vague, as nebulous as castles in the air. Then, one cold day in late January, we all journeyed across town to be wit- nesses at the dedication and ground-breaking of what were soon to be the grounds of an Academy worthy of the name. Full of conjectures as to the time of com- pletion of the buildings, we returned to our Fort Trumbull, there to live in inter- ested suspense till Grad Week, when we were again called upon to be present for formalities at the site of the Academy-to-be. This time we actually saw the corner-stone of the Administration Building laid — our hopes were no longer mere dreams! Returning from " Sep " leave, after a lapse of four months, we found con- struction well under way, with great strides made toward the completion of all foundations, and some walls already up. Since then, a mild winter, in liaison with energetic work, has produced results even in excess of agreements. The new Academy is located on the west side of the Thames river, about two miles farther north than our present quarters at Fort Trumbull. Another Ft at-K n VRf P «ft V■ : ! B i « jlH I I i M I I I i i- [[ ■■ ' »■■■•;! -. JI B ii ConitiHCIion nearly completed interesting feature concerning its situation is tiiis: it is just across the street from the Connecticut College for Women. Whether or not this shall have anything to do with hops, liberty, et cetera, is a question we gallantly leave to the future. In regard to the Academy itself, perhaps the word " sumptuous " will best describe it for cadets. Built almost entirely of that well known building material, red brick, the several structures — mainly the Administration Building, Academic Building, Mess Hall, and Barracks — are constructed in old colonial style. A swimming pool, excellent gymnasium, spacious drill and parade ground, and a large barracks containing many well fitted rooms — all these items and more are features of " la nouvelle Academie. ' The Academic Building with its appliances, the radio laboratory, physics, electricity, chemistry, and engineering laboratories, carpentry, machine, and foun- dry shops, is a delight to the hearts of both cadets and officers, for unwarranted as this remark may be, the above mentioned people are intensely interested in shop and " lab " work. But then, after all is said and done, there are still three classes, or perhaps only two, to whom days back here will be happy memories. Through the halls of the new Alma Mater will ring, " Gentlemen, back in the time of iron men and wooden barracks — If- ' 2 THK NEW A( ADHMY FROM THE RIVER FOURTH CLASS First Semester Seamanship Communications Chemistry Algebra Trigonometry English French Physical Education Shop Chemistry Laboratory Drills Second Semester Seamanship Astronomy Communications Chemistry Algebra Trigonometry D escriptive Geometry English French Physical Education Drawing Shop Chemistry Laboratory Drills THIRD CLASS First Semester Seamanship Navigation Communications Calculus Physics English French Heat Engines Physical Education Drawing Physics Laboratory Drills Second Semester Seamanship Navigation Law Navigation Communications Mechanics English French Heat Engines Physical Education Drawing Engineering Laboratory Drills CADET BARRACKS AND THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CmrriciJiliiJim of the Newv Academy SECOND CLASS Firs! Semester Navigation Mechanics English French Thermodynamics Electricity Electricity Laboratory Seamanship Drawing Physical Education Drills Second Semeiler Seamanship Navigation Ordnance English French Boilers Naval Construction Engineering Materials Drawing Electricity Electricity Laboratory Physical Education Drills FIRST CLASS First Semester Seamanship Service Regulations Compass Compensation Tactics Communications Radio English Steam Engineering Laboratory Physical Education Tactics Drills Second Semester Seamanship International law Service Regulations Surveying Ballistics Tactics Communications Radio Internal Combustion Engines Turbines Physical Education Drills " none other than a gen- tleman, as well as a seaman, both in theory and in practice, is qual- ified to support the character of a commissioned officer . " John Paul Jones 5 SOCIAL . THE DAiNCh COMMIi ' ltH E. A. Pearson G. W. Collins D. O. Reed J. F. McCuE E. T. Calahan le Geeeral THE world judges by appearances. A large part of the world has seen the corps and it has met with approval. At home and abroad, no less in the present than in days past, a cadet must possess and exhibit an outward polish of refinement. The corps has walked with royalt} ' , danced with princesses, sipped tea with countesses and duchesses, and yet at home, it carries the same poise that is characteristic of the stern principles for which it stands. The social activities at the Academy are productive of the amiable qualities which lie hidden in the hearts of all her sons — that conquering viking spirit to possess and to rule supremely what is best. On with the dance! ' I HE tea-dance is the beginning of a cadet ' s social career at the Academy. At - ' ■ this affair a fourth classman first meets the " heart breakers " of New London. Too frequently, however, a " swab ' s " summer ceases to be heaven when the corps returns from the cruise, and he finds that his dream girl of the first tea-dance turned out to be an upperclassman ' s " steady. " There are always other young ladies and more Saturday afternoons for tea-dances, so it does not take long for iiim to become indoctrinated in the ways of a kaydet. i4J® 5 .; Pf |7 " - : ' ' -4 t:... Vl4 ■.-•■ ' 1?, ;,--■ ' ■ 1 The Mid-Year Formal INFORMALS Every Saturday evening for which no other event is scheduled, there is always an informal dance at the g) ' mnasiuni. These dances have become popular with the cadet and his " drag " alike. For the one it means Saturday night libert) ' regardless of conduct grade, and for the other it means another look at star light reflected in the Thames and a glimpse at the remainder of the " 400. " FORMALS The first formal and the mid-year hop are annual events to which the corps import their guests from out of town. FAREWELL BALL Mother, Sister, the future Mrs., and friends — they are always here to lend endearment to our closing days at the Academy. Each year the gymnasium is transformed into a dreamland of flowers and green foliage. Plans have been made for the farewell ball this year for a decoration consisting of Spanish moss, palm leaves, and smilax from sunny Florida. On the Criaise ' ' pHE American Minister Extraordinary to Egypt was host to the first class at a -•■ tea. Our own internationally famed cadet orchestra furnished music for the occasion. Upon returning to the ships, there was quarter-deck entertainment for all concerned. y Gibraltar MOONLIGHT — romance — dancing senoritas — and song! These are charac- teristic of Gibraltar. Meeting new people, eating strange foods at unique restaurants, tours to the famous Galleries, Europa Point, and other places of interest, will ever bring pleasant memories the men of the corps. Remember that full moon shining triumphantly over the great rock and the weaving shadows it made on the Promenade? How it made us think of the S.O.A.O. on the other side of the Atlantic. We were inspired to song. (Let us forget that our vocal attempts were not appreciated, as evidenced by the next day ' s conduct report.) Hot Castilian blood ran high. We feared that some would desert the corps to become toreadors. A few found outlet to their reckless Spanish passions by riding madly astride white stallions through the narrow streets. Even with an this activity we performed one praiseworthy deed before sailing. A cadet crew manned a surf boat to rescue two young. British ladies, who were being dangerously tossed about in a small sail boat in a choppy sea. The two gave us their names and addresses, but no intimate acquaintances resulted, as the wardroom took possession of our data. We sailed the next day, leaving behind the moonlight, harbor, romance, and Gibraltar. W: H ERE we made those high social connections whicli men make when they go to France. Istanlbiil SWIMMING in the famous Bosphorus was in itself an event to be remem- bered, but to have the ambassador ' s daughter and others of equally high station in our party was far greater pleasure than we had expected. Turkey can boast of its fair-sex, a fact which the Corps will ever reiterate. Vo ces ihdt follow the ships in the north Out of the twilight ' s misty grey. Voices that come to ships in the south Where the iraters are emerald, purple and gold Out of a jeweled day. As a means of expression for musical talent the orchestra grows more important year by year. During the academic year the orchestra plays for several func- tions, chiefly informal dances and the " Cadet Cruise. " On the practice cruise each summer the cadet orchestra is a blessing. The members are all on one cutter. Now, picture this: There we are, miles from anywhere, all but lost in the immensity of the sea, five days out of the last port and three days yet before we sight the next. We have played our few victrola records to death. It is after supper and there are two hours before our next watch. Bryer sits down at the piano. Stober rummages for his violin. Bjorge picks up his saxophone with that amiable glint in his eyes. Holtzman breaks out his drums. Thayer tunes his " humstrum. " A few hesitations in getting settled and the wild notes of an interpretation of " Dinah " breaks forth. A little knot of silent listeners is soon enlarged to an admiring crowd. Their expressions are comical — reminiscent, pensive, abstract gazes that hark back to memories, till now dormant m the press of duty. This year the orchestra contains nine members. There are three saxophonists, Rudy Bjorge, V. O. Johnson, and Rollins. Charlie Stober plays a wonderful violin. Butch Thayer the guitar. That most necessary instrument, the " pooh-pooh-pooh- pooh " bass horn, is put through its paces by Stephens. Werst supplies the trom- bone ' s moans. George Holtzman is a fanatic with the drums. We have saved the piano player. Art Bryer, till now, because of his special part. Being naturally inclined to composition, Bryer spends a large part of his time writing music for use by the orchestra and in the " Cadet Cruise. " Always having had the desire play at some time in a jazz band, his natural outlet is in his musical expression. Sketchily as this is told, it may serve in a small measure to show the indubita- ble value of a cadet orchestra to the cadet corps. . The Graduation Parade MAY WEEK, the culmination of three years of training for the class of ' 32, is THE big week for us. There will be parades, there will be diplomas, there will be commissions, and dances, and drills, and smiles, and tears May Week this year may be similar to that of last year, and then again it may not. That ' s the beauty of the thing. The following schedule was carried out in 1931. so you may base your guess on it. Sunday. May tenth — In the morning, a Mother ' s Day service at the Academy. In the afternoon, about three o ' clock, a parade to the St. James ' church (in monkey jackets!) and the Baccalaureate Service. Monday. May eleventh — Competitive drill at ten-thirty a. m. for both com- panies and platoons. A battalion review and the awarding of the cups. Captain Hamlet ' s address to the graduating class at one p. m. Tuesday. May twelfth — Pulling boat and sailing races in the morning. Th; graduating class won the pulling race for the third consecutive time, while the fourth class turned all tables by breezing across the line yards ahead of all the other classes in the sailing race. i] ' • j| 4 m The Secretary Arrive.s Rifles Stacked ?»f.RI m Visitors Watch Our Parade The Ring Dance at night, upon which occasion the near fir st and second classmen formally received their rmgs. W ' ecJnesday. May thirteenth — On this day the Coast Guard Cutter Sebago made a short cruise on Long Island Sound. Graduation guests of the Corps were invited and many took advantage of the opportunity. Refreshments were served enroute. The ship, being a novelty to most of its passengers, was inspected from flying-bridge to engine-room. Thursday. May jourteeiith — The most exciting thing that happened on this day was the presentation of the annual show, the " Cadet Cruise " . The " Cruise began at nine-thirty p. m. at the Capitol Theatre. See this year ' s production for a description. Words fail us. Friday, May fifteenth — The big day! A final drill and parade in the morning, and at noon the presentation of diplomas and commissions by Secretary Mellon. The first classmen were at last officers, and recognized as such! In the afternoon the laying of the cornerstone for the administration building at the new Academy, and at night the Graduation Hop. The Corner Stone Was Laid After Admiral Billard ' s Address ALONG line trailing out astern, at its bitter end a yawing, helpless ship, slowing our speed to a snail ' s pace Thus passed the last days of a memorable Cadet cruise. 1 T l St:; " 1 r THE CRUISE w w ' --t- sjL ii ss " Retidy on the tight r Chow on the ninge ft... k2 PARRIS ISLAND, S. C. " Ready on the right? " " Ready on the left? " " Ready on the firing hne! " " Half mast all targets and report when ready. " " Re-mark three. " If you haven ' t guessed already what it is that accounts for these strange noises, we will tell you that it is merely a collection of cadets emulating Daniel Boone in a more scientific manner, but in surroundings as barren of civiliza- tion as were his. If there is anyone present who feels a desire to run away from the world and its Pistol instruction After J day of firing m H 1 in W . ■ ■ ICI i i w ;. woes, then let him go to Parris Island. If he is in uniform, he had better stay as far away from there as possible, since he will have to spend his days with a rifle kicking him in the face and a boiling Carolina sun burning him to a brown crisp. His evenings will be spent in going to the lone movie or else sitting up on the fo ' c ' sle looking at the moon and the stars and thinking of a sweet someone back home. His only refresh- ment will be eating ice-cream, but anyway what else could we expect from the Ma- rines? , ., ' ., ' ,i;,.,,, .,(, , ' ,.c lange Gangsters? No, Kaydets Lunch .It Pjrn ' s Island w The Rock and Town More of the Rock Wine-rocks-shawls-gherries-and more wine. The town of Gib was just another podunk as far as scenic sights were con- cerned; the only thing of interest being tiie rock itself and the mystery of how many guns were hidden in the interior. Many were the long and hot discussions as to whether or not a fleet could conquer the Rock, how impregnable the fortress might be, were the fortifications out-of date? etc., etc., far, far into the night. Of course, all the future Admirals of the Coast Guard had their pet theories on " How to Win the War, " and none of " Gib " A " Limie " Destroyer ti.tliB 1 nodio It con- tlxioj w " Bill " assists two fair maids them ere at all reticent in airing their views to any and all who might be pres- ent and willing to listen. Aside from winning the war with the Navy, most of us bought Spanish shawls, took gherry rides and drank wine. We spent our spare time trying to master the King ' s English, as she is spoke by " H. R. H. ' s " subjects, but when it came to " Tyking the Majjor ' is cup hof tae, " we failed utterly and completely. God bless ' em; they were friendly, and meant well, but we found it just as easy as talking with our hands. And so we leave Gibral- tar behind; a massive rock, symbolic of the crouching lion of No. 10 Downing Street. Another View -Ano Lt aimthcr GIBRALTAR ( ' - The SuIlw ' i YMht ALEXANDRIA AND CAIRO, EGYPT Beggars, benches, pyramids and sphinxes. It was here that we had our first experience with the eastern merchant. For the benefit of those who have saved their pennies or have inherited a shce of Uncle Harry ' s money, let us expound on how to do business. When you enter a bazaar, look disinterested. Look at every- thing the shopkeeper has, but keep that " Murad " look on your face. As soon as he names a price , say " Too much, " or " Trop cher " ; it all means the same. Keep A n.iliunjl t.diilL ( ' The Sebago moored in Alexandria R Sldc-bo)s joi iha Slillj on saying, " Too much, " until he is down to what you originally intended to pay. Then offer half as much and have the article wrapped up. You are now the proud possessor of a genuine Egyptian tapestry made in Hoboken, but your spirit and lust of bartering has been satis- fied, and you are content. We did the inevitable and visited the Pyramids. Cairo is Alexandria " gone native, " but the Sphinx and the Pyra- mids are a never to be forgotten sight. The dust of centuries is in your throat as you sway on your camel going up the hill, but that is all forgotten as you gaze A public jouuLi ' in An official riiit The " G.,m-C. Ur fakir Ad 1 m The Arabs have a word jor it upon the handiwork of man, created long centuries ago. To help those with " a bad taste in their mouths, " there was a wine- garden near. After struggling to tear ourselves away from the wine and our bodies from the clutches of the camel drivers, who wanted only " Somting for da kemels, pliz, " we returned to Cairo and Pullmaned back to Alexandria. When supper was served in the diner, we discovered what we had been missing in life, but again felt no regrets. All faces and expectations were turned to a more glamorous city only a few short days away. " Par l iulrim(ibile K iix " Tm ' i " n ! .: iis --E,i;)pli,iii AIhmhii w w The Sjltct.l Soph ,: The Kemat ' s palace A reader of the Kor CONSTANTINOPLE, TURKEY Do you remember trying to spell that name when you were a kid? Who ' d " a thunk " Mrs. Smith ' s little boy would one day see the place? Well, he did. That is, he saw mosques, mosques, mosques, and becoming tired of them, he saw another mosque. Fearing publicit} ' , when " Constantinople " was popularized in a ballad, the Turks short-circuited the name to Stamboul, Istanbul, or what have you that I haven ' t? However, despite the new cognomen, that doesn ' t make it any cleaner or any more attractive. " Con- fir? rf ' - " ' f- - i . [ — " Afid, oh. uhat Turkish cadtti! " 4 cli t 4A?S5 ' 5 I {I f! .ill I of Europe fjcing As Stan " is like an old dog learning new tricks, discarding fezes and shawls, and not being quite sure of this new nudity. In our travels over the city, we met cadets and, oh, what cadets! Material for the Turkish navy, they were. The swords they carried looked like envelope openers, and from a translation of their jargon of Turkish, French, and English, we found them as much interested in our two white ships as we were in their navv Again we sailed without reluctance, for we were on our way to visit a repro- duction of Gay Paree, and to drink of the wine of life. Where H.idiuw uiice stood A ujler-front street (liu of llH 1000 mosqt es Tl)i; Pi niice Squadron in Marseilltt MARSEILLES, FRANCE Some drank the wine of life, others sipped it, and still others guzzled it. Here it was that several members volun- tarily resigned from the roll of a time- honored club, but became incommunicado in rem and in personam. All drank the red refreshment that comes in glasses, probably because it was reported that the water was bad here. Even though most of us saw Marseilles from the inside of a cafe, we took time out to compare France with our Mother country. La Canahiere jroiii tke Icrptf ' s nest i cJ 9L. w ( Note the itiett c " Les femmes etaient les plus jolies, " which to you and you means they were the nuts ( " nertz " in higher circles). The people were friendly, but the old spirit of " do unto les Americans before they do you " prevailed as much here as anywhere else. Perfumes, silks, and vin-cartes were in evidence everywhere, but the amount of perfumes and silks purchased was surprisingly low. So we left Marseilles saying " Adieu " and " Au revoir, " although " a demain " would have been more appropriate from a general consensus of opinion. .ijveuiiiii Chjteau Dlf _ «« " r» I Ye ancient lighthouse If Las Ptilmas " pony expr, In ii Iropiccil clime Bananas greiv on hillsides LAS PALMAS, CANARY ISLANDS " The cadets have landed, but the situ- ation is not well in hand. " Since we were paid no money, our stay was rather one of sightseeing than buying. For those with the means, there was the usual last minute rush to remember Aunt Susie or Cousin Kate with jewelr) ' , silk, perfume, or powder " from abroad " . If for no other reason at all, Las Palmas will remain in our memory as the city where we ate, and how we ate! It seemed almost a crime to pay only sixt) ' cents for an eight course dinner, after the way we had been charged in other ' Hch gaydt ii. ue it miie ed tit leii:irc cities, but to our stomachs it was manna from heaven. There were nine long days at sea ahead of us, and lockers were well stocked with emergency rations against the time when we should have the mid- watch, or the " Corn-Willie " at breakfast should not prove satisfying. And now the cruise is nearly over. We are on high seas once more and on the last long trip home. What is this dead ahead? New London; home to us; going about its business as though we had never been away. Goodbye, freedom. We are on land for another year. Sljfpp ng 1)1 the harbor Aivay the running boat J A typical home — quite secluded by vegetation it The 3 " i nii ' ? jction Dut)2f}2) rial BATTLE PRACTICE. LONG ISLAND SOUND Enthusiasm upon arriving at New London was short lived % hen we were greeted with the news that the Practice Squadron was going out to help the " Little White Fleef in firing the big black guns After two days of liberty, our -liking for ' the sea and its lore " was slightly dampened. Thoughts of " Sep " leave raced through our minds; concentration on splash-diagrams and hits- per-gun-per-minute became difficult. At various moments when several cruisers man- aged to keep off the course, we finally completed " S.R.B.P. " Ouite in keeping with the modern idea that cadets never know " what the score is, " neither cadet gun-crew knows to this day which had won. But who cares ?-The Cruise of 1931 was " hnie. " W ' hcit ■( the icor. " Firing the bia black guns " : ! .tiiiiL- 4l4ii j Yf- A ho! Jjy Qua i-jJif? A sun bath X ' illie " shoots the sun Note the sunilarity " Rec " room navigation Tied up in " Gib " Is this Paul Revere? Scraping paint Boat drill Out for a spin Saturday afternoon Sailing party " R. R. " and the Comttlutton Holystones — X■hat fun 1 Oscar goes for a ride We try " Camels " Merely " Ted " " ' " " P ' " " ' ' ' - The Colonel A lady of silence — Sphinx Harned " no spik " D these shoes Walsh is happy KJII I The crew fires Charlie says, ' Skuul " Side boys Three Kaydets Our caravan Turkish Cadet Trip by auto Sightseeing Cadets Fire " Loz Priz " Visitors? Tex ' s French-abroad f r " K. « i 1 A 7 ■♦ 1 Ihns iuu-h you Bud takes a look Smokeless powder? On the range . . ' Ready on the right Our guides Come with me, I show you Four must-get-theirs On the way to Cairo " Sy " shows good form w A comber The Constitution close aboard These are sea bags Running boat away " Objee " Under leaden skies Caulking-off The Destroyer Force When I was on the Modoc- ' ¥ Cruise of 1931 PORTS OF CALL PARRIS ISLAND, S. C. GIBRALTAR, B. P. ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT Cairo, Ecypt CONSTANTINOPLE, TURKEY MARSEILLES, FRANCE LAS PALMAS, CANARY ISLANDS 10,000 Miles The Alexander Hamiltoe A [ OORED to the wharf in Curtis Bay Our practice ship rides high, And ever) ' night o ' er pipe and bowl We toast her to the sky. But now in grief and sadness We gaze upon the bulk Of what was once so proud a ship; Now nothing but a hulk. Fore, main, and mizzen are no more, Gone is her sturdy crew. Her hull is all decaying. Her decks are falling through. Will storms, once fought so bravely Be weathered in a slip, And will she never put to sea. Our Kaydet practice ship? Our hearts are filled with longing As time rolls on and on. For it is true, as I ' ve been told The life we love is gone. So oft we ' ve talked of pirate schemes That this thought comes to me. Let ' s hoist the Jolly Roger, boys. And take the ship to sea! R. L. Grantham, ' 32 BRAIN and brawn, coupled with the will to win in a peerless combination defy- ing all opposition in the achieve- ment of victory. ATH LETICS " From the toss-up to the final whistle, a tension prevails that is found in no other type of activity. The traditions of the Corps and the Service are furthered on the gridiron and the hardwood court. " y I The 1931 season was without parallel in Academy histor)-. Regardless of the fact that this season ' s schedule was the most difficult that had ever been filled by an Academy squad, the results were most satisfactory. The two games lost were decisively so, although the scores resulting were far from being criterions of the abilities of the Cadet squad. Middlebury and Worcester Polytechnic Insti- tute were new on the schedule this year, and the showing of the team against both ensures promises of future contracts. Although there were no " easy " games on the entire schedule, it was so arranged that the squad was in a position to win the first two and so give it that necessary early season confidence so con- spicuous by its absence in 1930 when we dropped three straight for a very bad start. In summing up the season, it might well be said that the Academy is surely definitely out of the small unknown college class and has established itself with the well-known New England College and State Universities. After but a brief 10-day practice period, the blue gridsters journeyed to Worcester, Mass., to meet a new opponent, Worcester Polytechnic Institute of that city. It was the opening game for both schools, so comparative scores were unavailable. After three periods of relentless marching and counter-marching on the field, Nadon carried the ball over from the three-yard stripe. Forney kicked the point. Academy 7; Worcester 0. The following Saturday proved to all hands that Brooklyn had been lucky in 1929 to hold us to a tie, 0-U. 1930 ' s score 27-0 checked this and the 13-0 victory this year double-checked it. Forney and Rea halved the honors. Middlebury was next met on its home field in Vermont. They were the other new entry on the Cadet schedule and again the outcome was dubious. After an afternoon of " flukes " and b ad breaks, the Academy team went to the showers smarting under the outcome — Middlebury 15, Academy 0. The score was by no means indicative of the capabilities of the Cadets ' work and fight that day but, instead, of the absence of much needed luck and charm. " Too much Goff " describes the next game all too well — Rhode Island State 33; Academy 6. Connecticut was met and astounded, when a fighting blue band of linemen backed by a secondary of the same type caused them to leave their home field with a scoreless tie and feeling very fortunate with that. Norwich was beaten 6-0 in the last game in a battle long to be remembered. It was a three-fold win: — First time to defeat Norwich; win for the last game on Mercer Field; and possession of the mug. lll I w r STAFF 1931 Hetu Coach . Line Coach Ass ' t Coach Captain Manager Ass ' t Alanager Lieut, (t) J. S, Merriman, Jr. . Lieut. M. H. Imlay Lieut, (jg) J C. Wendland Cadet K. O. A. Zittel, ' 32 Cadet Irvin J. Stephens, ' 32 . Cadet A. E. Harned, ' 33 Assistants: Calahan, ' 33; Chaffee, ' 33; Armstrong, ' 34; Miller, ' 35; Nich- olson, ' 35; Rollins, ' 35 SQUAD Class Position Zittel, K. O. a. 1932 Line Lynch, G. L 1932 Line Harris, T. J. 1932 Backfield David, W. L. 1933 Backfield Rea, R. F. 1933 Line McCaffery, R. E. 1933 Backfield , Stubbs, T. H. 1933 Line ' FoRNEY, J. H. 1933 Line Bartlett. D. H. 1933 Line Smith, W. J. 1933 Line Crotty, T. J. E. 1934 Backfield TlGHE, C. 1935 Line Nadon, W. H. 1935 Backfield White, J. P. 1935 Line CoRSi, A. J. 1935 Backfield Watson, G. R. 1935 Backfield COLUMBUS, C. E. 1935 Line Scalan, B. E, 1935 Line Lawrence, W. J. 1935 Backfield McCabe, F. M. 1935 Backfield Brunner, L. E. 1935 Line Helmer, F. V. 1935 Backfield Montrello, J. 1935 Line Werner, A. F. 1935 Line Coleman, E. L. 1935 Line Shunk, R. F. 1935 Line Lettermen m A tense moment for spectdtors — A pan Aliddlebiiry University — Middlebury Stadium — Middlebury. Vermont. " At a formal gathering in Middlebury Stadium held the afternoon of Satur- day. 17 October, 1931, the personages of Messrs. Hoyle, Yeomans, and Hartley made their debut before members of the U. S. Coast Guard Academy football team. The party was well attended and enjoyed by all (except the Cadets). " The excerpt above tells the story. A wet field, coupled with the absence of McCaffery and Bartlett, proved a real handicap. The first half ended scoreless. In the third period, a blocked punt from the two-yard line led to a safety to Middlebury ' s credit. In the same quarter, a net of forty yards penalties in two plays to the Cadets gave the Vermonters an easy touchdown from the two-yard stripe. It was the final period, however, when the Green Mountaineers really proved their strength. Hoyle grabbed the ball from center and jogged fifty-two yards before he was downed — behind the goal line. Just another case of getting the " breaks ' — backwards. W ' orcestey — Alumnae Field — Worcester The first half early developed into a punting duel between Corsi and Tinker of the Engineers. Playing under a terrific sun, sapped the speed of both teams and the first three periods were uneventful and uninteresting. In the last quarter the Cadets took the ball to Tech ' s ten-yard line to be held for downs. When Tinker dro pped behind his goal to kick, he was virtually swamped by the entire Academy team. He got off a poor kick which was returned to their three-yard line. Nadon made the touchdown in two plunges over center. Jack Forney halved the uprights and accounted for the extra point. In the final moments of the game, a Worcester end scooped up a free ball in midfield and went over for their only score. Drake ' s attempt for point was blocked — very efficiently. . n 1 itw. " It was our third attempt " Rhode Island — Kingston, R. I. (The author sincerely hopes that a recurrence of the incident below will never again materialize, and that the TIDE RIPS of 1933 will recite a different narrative. ) Anyway, the stock of Golf and Cragan, Inc. reached a new high; the senior partner, Goff, being too much in evidence. While Goff was running around the field with a football and reaping point after point, his running mate, Cragan, was doing a neat job of keeping our backs from reciprocating. Goff was fast; Cragan, determined — a real defensive man. In spite of the apparent route we will look upon the game as a turning point. It was the first time in history that a cadet squad had been able to score upon the Rhode Island aggregation. Connecticut State — Storrs, Conn. A fighting Cadet team surprised an apparently championship team and suc- cessfully held them to a scoreless tie. Further, they severely threatened to break a precedent and administer a beating to the said championship team. Connecticut had a powerful line — ours was better; Connecticut had a shifty backfield — ours was shiftier. It might be added that even though the scoring punch was lacking, the fight was very much in evidence, and the Corps was entirely cognizant of a good, fast game of football. Indications are that the Aggies would do well to " point " for the game in 1932 — it " may " be worth while. Brooklyn — Mercer Field — New London With McCaffer) ' permanently lost for the season. Coach Merriman picked on Jack Forney for field general, who demonstrated his abilities very well in the fifth annual game against our Brooklyn rivals. In the second quarter Jack passed twenty-five yards to Dick Rea for a touchdown and later in the closing period tore through tackle to add six points of his own. He kicked the point on the second six-marker. This was without a doubt " Forney Day " at Mercer; he staged a great show. ' hell ire won the " Aiiig Norwich — Mercer Field — New London. Cadets and Cadets — horse and bear — bands, music, governors, admirals, color, women, song — and football. New England ' s " Little Army-Navy " tilt enacted for the first time on home soil. In keeping with legend, it was a close battle, as had been the two previous games at Northfield. The Cadets were not to be denied for a third straight time — and were not. For two periods, the evenly matched squads tried every trick and play known in football with no avail. The Horsemen were outplayed in this half, though the power of the blue team seemed rather sporadic. Early in the second half, after a fifty-five-yard march down field, accomplished by a conglomerate of line bucks, fakes, spinners and what nots, David went over from the four-yard line for the only points of the game. It would be absurd to single out the " outstanding " stars on the field for that day. Norwich had O ' Brien but the Academy had eleven men. It was a great game; a fitting finale for Mercer Field and — well, there ' s " the Mug! " SUMMARY Academy 7; ' Worcester Poly 6 Academy 6; Rhode Island 33 Academy 13; Brooklyn Academy 0; Connecticut Academy 0; Middlebury 15 Academy 6; Norwich Points for 32 Points against 54 Games won 3 Games lost 2 Games tied 1 Percentage 500 4 BASKETBALL at the Academy this year reached a peak which has never here- tofore been approached. A truly successful season is easily claimed by virtue of eight victories to six losses and by wins over two long-standing rivals that cadet teams had never before defeated. It was most gratifying to note that no matter whether the breaks were for or against us, the team to a man played their hardest -whatever the score might be. Their morale was excellent. The team itself was about as well balanced as could be desired. Forney and Rea as forwards were equally brilliant at passing, shooting, following up, and floor work. Rea worked nicely at guard during the first of the season, as did Forney at center whenever he got the call. Zittel, improving greatly over last year, filled his center position like a veteran and came through the season with flying colors. The back court was splendidly guarded by the two " Teds " , Fabik and Harris. Fabik was one of the outstanding guards in the state; his long shots at crucial moments pulled us out of many a hole. Harris, being kept out of the first six games by football injuries, came back to captain the team to six wins against two losses for the rest of the season. The fastest and best game of the season was the one played on the home court with the Rhode Islanders. Overcoming a six-year athletic jinx and being the " under-dogs " due to having taken a sound beating previously at their hands, the Cadets playing at peak form came through with a 44-40 triumph. Though the Academy led at the half 29-18, the Kingstonians made a second half rally and took the lead at 35-33. Nevertheless the cadets possessed the necessary wallop and forged ahead to take hold of the lead until the final whistle. Against Connecticut Aggies the varsity played a top form game to break another long standing jinx by smashing the Storrs quintet, 40-42. This victory gave the Academy the undisputed championship of Connecticut small colleges, inasmuch as we had previously conquered Trinity and Wesleyan. The Army game at West Point was the first of a series to be played with the Militar) ' Academy. At the half we were leading 20-19, but the second period proved they were the better team with the final score of 36-25. The season closed with an uphill win over Norwich, thus furthering the tradition that neither team ever loses on home territory. No man on the team can be considered as particularly outstanding, though perhaps Jack Forney had a slight edge, due to his high scoring ability. Among the substitutes, little Weller was the only one to play very often, and when he did, it was a pleasure to watch him outclass opponents twice his size. Next year will see Rea and Forney on the floor as co-captains, while Cadet J. J. Hutson, Jr., will take over the managerial duties handled this season by Cadet J. A. Bresnan. Coach Merriman deserves a great deal of credit for development this year of the best quintet in the history of Academy athletics. w THE BASKETBALL TEAM 1931-32 Lieut, (t) J. S. Merriman, Jr Lieut, (jg) J. C. Wendland Cadet T. J. Harris, ' 32 . Cadet J. A. Bresnan, ' 32 . Cadet J. J. Hutson, Jr., ' 33 Nichols, ' 35; Opp, Head Coach Assistant Coach Captain . Manager ssistant Alanager ' 35 Assistants SQUAD Harris (Captain) 1932 Zittel 1932 Fabik 1932 Collins, X ' . W 1932 Grantham 1932 Forney 1933 Rea 1933 Johnson, V. 1933 Posirion Class Guard Crotty 1934 Center Corsi 1935 Guard Nadon 1935 Forward Weller 1935 Forward Coleman 1935 Forward Scullion 1935 Forward Columbus 1935 Forward Position Guard Guard Forward Forward Center Forward Guard Academy SUMMARY 50 Bradford— Durfec 21 Academy . Academy . Academy Academy. Academy . Academy . Academy. 23 Wesleyan University .... 21 26 Worcester Polytechnic. . . 38 27 Providence College 38 30 Rhode Island State 53 25 U.S. Military Academy. . . 36 33 Trinity College 26 40 Connecticut Aggies 22 Academy. Academy . Academy . Academy. Academy . Academy . 33 Springfield College 36 18 Norwich University 22 30 St. Michaels University. . 17 36 Pratt Institute 32 44 Rhode Island State 40 24 Norwich University .... 21 Points against 423 Games played 14 Games won 8 Points for 439 Games lost 6 Percentage won 57l 1 I )L THE BASKETBALL SQUAD 1931-32 RESUME BRADFORD DURFEE TEXTILE. Played at New London. The opening game of the season was the only set-up of the stiffest schedule we have ever attempted. Our zone defense not only proved too strong for the opposition, but our forwards scored almost at will. Rea sank six field goals, though playing at guard, while Forney and Fabik were given plenty- of support. WESLEYAN. Played at Middletown. This thrilling two-point victory was won only after a tough battle and a second half rally. Fabik took all scoring honors with 13 points while holding Johnstone, flashy Wesleyan forward, to five points. The large, new court was somewhat of a handicap to the Academy style of defense, which, however, held up well under the severe test. The second half nearly turned into a football game, but the Cadets kept the upper-hand and played real basketball. PROVIDENCE. Played at Neir London State Armory for the benefit of the unemployed. The Providence game was a repetition of the Worcester game in that although ■e played a hard game we were slightly outclassed by the Friars. Trailing at half time, 21-9, we played them to a standstill in the second period but could not over- come the lead. We did our duty to the unemployed, however, by drawing a large crowd to this benefit affair. RHODE ISLAND. Played at Kingston. The Rams went on a rampage to hand the Academy the worst setback it received during the season. Cox, Horseman, and Martynick were mainly responsible for the high score of the Rhode Islanders. The winners flashed a long-passing and fast-running attack. Forney played the best game for the Academy. WEST POINT. Played at West Point. Led by the eagle-eyed Forney, the Coast Guard set a fast pace in the first half to lead 20-19 as the whistle blew. However, the Army dominated the last half, piling up a lead which they were able to maintain. Among the pleasant memories of this contest is the one which recalls Dick Rea overtaking the fast Ray Stecker. who had the ball with an open court before him. TRINITY. Played al Hdrtjoid. After four straight defeats, the Academy regained its winning stride to whip Trinity soundly. Harris, recovered from football injuries, joined the Cadets to assist in evening-up last year ' s drubbing and to hold Golino, Trinity ' s little captam, to one goal. The entire team played a fine game, the defense clicking perfectly. CONNECTICUT AGGIES. Played at New London. The absence of Chubbuck or his equal in the Storrs lineup was responsible m a large measure for the beating taken by the Aggies. After having " taken it on the chin " from the up-staters ever since the opening of athletic relations, the Cadets broke loose in a scoring orgy that put them ahead, 30-5. At this point the Aggies put on a spurt that netted them 1 3 points, whereupon the Cadets cut the bonds to put the game on ice. Forney, Fabik, and " Weller led the attack. SPRINGFIELD. Played at New London. Two evenly matched teams playing hard and fast, produced an exciting game in which the outcome was in doubt until the final minutes. " We held a three-point lead with two minutes to play, but failed to hold the ball, with the result that Springfield edged out a hard earned margin of victor) ' . Forney was the high scorer. NORWICH. Played at North field. A laree floor and a slow style of offense produced a slow and low scoring game. Though badly off form, the Academy came from behind at the beginning of the second half after trailing all the first period. Our rally, however, was not strong enough to carry us through, and the " horsemen " won their ninth straight victory of the season. RHODE ISLAND. Played at New London. The thrilling 44-40 triumph over the Rhode Islanders furnished the fastest and best game of the season. Playing a normal game, with accurate passing and brilliant shooting, the Cadets amassed a 29-18 lead before the intermission. A resolved, Rhode Island team came on the floor in the second half and fought its way to a 35-33 lead, only to lose it immediately when Forney and Rea got under- way again. These two forwards scored 19 and 12 points apiece, respectively. Zittel, Fabik and Harris also played a masterful game. NORWICH. Played at New London. Norwich ' s slow waiting game again bothered the Cadet attack to such an extent that it was not until the last ten minutes that the Academy was able to come from behind to avenge the early season trimming. Fabik and Forney pulled the team out of the fire at the proper time, and then held the ball out of danger until the final whistle blew. fe THE FENCING TEAM ' I HE forerunner of future Academy fencing teams gathered nightly at the Armory or at the g) ' mnasium, where, under the tutelage of Mr- Buron, they soon gained a wealth of knowledge in the realm of " touche " , " parry " and " thrust " . Although no active meets were held, the squad displayed an earnest- ness and zeal that would have done justice to a contender training for an Olympic meet. Leslie, being from Chicago, gained the captaincy, mainly because of his knowledge of " pineapples " , " gats " and " tommie " guns. The squad is listed here: Leslie (Ciipt.ih!) Schmidtman Murphy Werst Collins, G. W. Bartlett Guiil Hahn Kurcheski Wagline Anderson DArcy Patterson " " pHE year 1932 marked the development of a swimming team which, under - - favorable conditions at the new Academy, is sure to be heard from. For a period of several months, the familiar cry of " Swimmers will swim " echoed throughout the stretches of the barracks each afternoon at 4:00 P. M. Waiting trucks whisked the " WeismuUers " to the " Y " pool, and there for an hour, noth- ing was heard but the thrashing of water and the gurgling of youth in ecstasy. The team was perfected under the coaching of Lt. Thiele, a swimmer of some note himself. The lone meet of the season was held at Hartford against Trinity. We took all the dashes but failed in the relays. Trinity won, 49-28. The meet was classically termed as a " dual, informal meet " . The team consisted of: CofSn Robertson Jordan Midtlyng Baxter Westbrook Oren Hancock Boole X ' eedfald Smetonis w t THE BOXING TEAM 1932 T ' ' HE past year has seen an increase in the desire to place boxing in its deserved position. Without a doubt, boxing is the Service sport. All indications point to the fact that it will soon be on a par with the major sports of the Academy and eventually will be recognized as such. The corps has more boxing enthusiasts in its midst than those of any other one sport. This can be evidenced by the initial turnout of sixty men when the first call for candidates is issued. Unlike the major sports, its training and practice season is very prolonged. The squad goes into practice in November and remains so until the early part of March. Under present conditions this represents a great deal of work and sacri- fice for the small number of intercollegiate meets actually held For a solid month the afternoon period is devoted to rope-skippng, exercising, punching the bags, weight pulling, shadow boxing, etc. Finally, " Mickey " takes them a little farther into the more minute details of the art of self-defense. Punches are explained and illustrated; foot work is stressed; aggressiveness and defensiveness are thoroughly drilled into the cohorts of " would-be leather-pushers. " Then comes the day when, two by two, thq future " Dempseys " and " Tunneys ' timidly meet on the squared canvas. Timid is indeed a misnomer, as is evidenced by the galaxy of gore and " shiners. " There, in three rounds of two minutes each, every member of the squad is given his opportunity to display how he can " give and take. " Such training continues until the week before the meet. Then the chosen ten or twelve " most possibles ' are selected and concentrated upon. Training- table goes into effect; nightly road-work and frequent jaunts to the beach are in order. The night before the meet, everyone is in shape and " raring to go. " 2 li THE BOXING SQUAD 1932 The Alumni meet scheduled for December was cancelled, and so our first actual test was deferred. M. I. T. brought down a good team, apparently having benefited by last year ' s work. It looked like an easy victory for us, but their heavier weights were good, so we contented ourselves with a draw, four to four. Springfield again had its array of sluggers and were good enough to take the meet, five to two. Undoubtedly they deserved the win. Although the season could barely be called a success, it might truly be called one worth while. The increased attendance at the meets vouched for this, as did the fact that M. I. T. and Springfield are both anxious to schedule us for the com- ing season. Staff 1931 1932 H. K. McLernon, C.S.K. Cadet O. C. Rohnke, ' 32 Cadet J. P. German, ' 32 Cadet J. F. McCue, ' 33 Head Coach and Trainer Captain . Alanager Assistant Alanager LETTER-MEN O. C. Rohnke, ' 32 L. M. Thayer, ' 33 T. H. Stubbs, ' 33 J. D. Craik, ' 32 Q. R. Walsh, ' 33 R. D. Armstrong, J. P. German, ' 32 W. L. David, ' 33 R. F. Shunk, ' 35 SUMMARY Academy, 4; M. I. T., 4 Academy, 2; Springfield College, 5 ' 34 1 ACADEMY, 4; MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. 4 " Butch " Thayer made a successful debut in the ring at tile expense of one " Boston " Broolcs. Thayer ' s condition and stamina were largely responsible for a brilliant win. " Quinny " Walsh took over Stucenski in a slug-fest that proved that Walsh can really " give and take " with emphasis on the " give. " Tech ' s Carey came out in the first round like a house afire, .md Armstrong was nearly singed. Round two found the flames rapidly dying under some mighty sweet punches, and by the last round our lad from Ohio had affected a small mass of dying embers. Some bout. Peel proved too large a dose for Wetherill, and so we t_— ■kfcuj w took our fourth straight. , It was easy to see that M. I. T. was banking on its heavier jytT weights, and Wills decided to start it oft. Captain Rohnke proved a tough one to handle, and an extra round was needed RonNKI, .I ' l ' ijin ' . ° . to satisfy a dubious referee. At the bell, the " ref " made the mistake, the crowd believed, of holding up the wrong hand. It was a tough break for Gus, but he surely did satisfy the customers. Wissenback managed to eke out a victor} ' over Shunk. Shunk displayed some nice form, but inexperience was his down- ' } fall. L M M. I. T. produced its extravaganza in the person of one 1 ' Cooper, who, in addition to being Captain and the team ' s main- B 1 stay, was runner-up in the inter-coUegiates last year. He had a f M J hasty right and a hastier left, and did he use ' em! David was in m I figh ' " g throughout, but Cooper was hot. Ktjtt Stubbs swapped blows with Collins to hold his o n for two ■ rounds. After a stubborn effort in the last round, he tired fast H and lost by a close margin. 5 ACADEMY, 2; SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE, 5 Bb " Butch " Thayer went great again and showed Tilden how it ' s done in Montana. MCI.ERNON, Cii.ich r- % ■ r i i. , i • i i ii Cannel, captam of the Massachusetts aggregation, had all the form and punch of a " pro " , and in spite of Armstrong ' s terrific opening round, managed to score a win that was not begrudged liim. Captain Rohnke turned in a splendid account of himself once again. Todd was good but spent a miserable time dodging the multitude of rights and lefts that " Gus " sent his way. In his last appearance with the Academy team Rohnke really displayed some brilliant work. " Grangier was rangier " and Shunk had to satisfy himself wit h the knowl- edge that somebody must lose. (■ A )ft " W. L. " stepped in fast and furious, and the big gladiator from Springfield was lucky to walk off with this bout. Although Scalan had a punch, it was easily seen that the strateg)- and experience of Lugenbehl were superior. Tommy " Stubbs was heart and soul for winning his bout, but Marger was heftier and possessed some excellent footwork. He pranced around for two rounds and finally in the third was awarded the decision over an exhausted but fighting Stubbs. J. P. White of the first year men put on a real match with Corbet. Our only regret is that it was not a scoring bout. White easily deserved the technical K. O. he was awarded. Class Ro wiiig THE annual inter-class whale-boat race, held during May Week, has long been one of the outstanding events of that period prior to Graduation Day. It is ro ed over a mile course on the Thames, and anyone who knows can readily associate the factors — whale boat and mile — and easily sympathize with the crews. The finish line is located near the Academy dock, and many of the gradua- tion guests take advantage of this to swarm to the dock and cheer their pet crews over a winner and, of course, to see some unfortunate coxswain get his legendary " ducking " at the hands of the sturdy crew. Some of the more venturesome spec- tators embark on the course in patrol boats to follow the race from its start. With the great crew of " 1931 " gone, " 1932 " is ready to lay hands on the title that they have so long desired. The race will be an event scheduled after the publication of this book — so wait and witness the outcome for yourself. Class Football T NASMUCH as " 1932 " had a title to defend, the said class decided to defend it - ' - — and they did successfully. " 1935 " loomed as the first obstacles and loomed mighty. Well, it seems that when the dust of Calkins had settled, the " might) ' " walked off at the short end of a 34-0 trouncing. A week later " 1933 " trotted onto the same field with the same determination that " 1935 " had previously. There was a battle with no results, except for the usual number of banged noses, swollen lips and " shiners. " Nevertheless, the fray ended zero to zero. With feeling running high, " ' 33 " and " ' 35 " met and battled for three periods with no score. Finally, in the closing seconds, Thayer was forced to eat his own dust for a safety. Final score; 2-0 in favor of " 1935. " Lost Tied 1932. 19.33. 1935. I I WITH the advent of a more ardent military regime, it was entirely logical to introduce a form of intra-mural athletics wherein the various contesting teams represented some unit of that organization. With this view in mind, the former inter-class basketball league gave way to the more representative inter- platoon and inter-company leagues. The platoon league was instituted early in December and was composed of teams from all four platoons. The roster of the squads was as follows: " A " Co.. FiK Platoon Warner (CdplMti) Chaffee Synon . . Olsen Henthorn Lewis " A " Co.. Seco hl PLiloon Stephens (C.ipljin) Childress Stober Harned Davis Vennel Carpenter Cascini " B " Co.. Fini Platoon Seeger (Captain) Rollins Millington Reed Hill Howe " B " Co., Second Platoon Johnson, R. R. (Ca i .) Evans Calahan Sutter Washburn Kerr This platoon series was primarily intended as a course of instruction for the prospective company teams to follow. There were many games, however, which will long be remembered by the contestants. Stephens ' gang led up to the closing weeks and then dropped about five straight and the lead to Seeger ' s tribe, who tenaciously held first position for the remaining few games. In all, about forty games were played, extending over a period of ten weeks. After the completion of the varsity season, a series of three games was scheduled to decide the champion company in basketball competition. The membership was limited to former inter-platoon men only, so " ringers " from the boxing or varsity basketball squads were not eligible. After two nights of general practice, the teams assembled and elected captains. The squads and their respec- tive captains were: " A " Company Stephens ( Captain ) Carpenter Warner Chaffee Davis Harned Olsen Childress " B " Company Seeger (Captain) Washbur Synon Evans Hill Reed Rollins " B " Company copped the first tilt by a score of 27-20 in a game replete with thrills and what-nots. The following night found two referees on the court and the chances for escaping detection with holding, kicking and tripping were halved. Hill left the game in the final half and was nearly followed by Stephens, who had three personals at the half. The absence of Hill may have been the deciding factor — anyhow, " A " Company crashed through to win, 23-19. In the final game, " B " Company dashed through viith a dozen points in the final stage to win, 28-19. i f-i! iffit w Coast Guard Soe s COAST GUARD FORH ER Men, we are Kaydets, Proud of our Corps Proud of our heroes brave Who f uard every shore. Men, ours is courage. Service our fame. So, hearts stout, and minds alert As we sing — Honor to thy name. Chorus Coast Guard fore ' er Aye ! Coast Guard fore ' er — Always we ' ll honor thee. Pride of our nation. Academy and Corps Feel thy mighty lore — ■We, the Corps uphold thee Our Coast Guard fore ' er. GANGWAY FOR COAST GUARD Gangway for Coast Guard, Gangway for Coast Guard, Mighty are the men who wear the Blue ami the White, Joyously we claim for them the spoils of victor ' s might, So we warn stand clear, for the Bear is here And he ' s going to hang Rhode Island at the yardarm. Chorus The gale is roaring in the Northeast, And riling up the temper of the Coast Guard beast. The Bear ' s equipped with paws, inside of which are claws. It ' s harder to hold him on the leash, than to let him use his jaws. Objee! Objee! Pride of the Coast Guard, Leather lungs together with a Rah ! Rah ! Rah! Now loose Objee, and we ' ll swear he will win the gkiry for C. G. A. forever. Coast Guard Cheers U. S. C. G. Co ast Guard Co ast Guard Co ast Guard U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. c. c. c. c. G. G. G. G. Co ast Guard Team ! Team ! Team ! FORMATION For mation Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Coast Guard KAYDETS Kay dets Kay dets Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! Fight ! Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! Team ! Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! Fight! Team! Fight! ACADEMY Coast Guard Academy Coast Guard Academy Coast Guard Academy Team ! Team ! Team ! WHISTLE W-h-i-s-t-1-e Fight! W-h-i-s-t-1-e Fight ! W-h-i-s-t-1-e Fight! Team! Fight ' BLUE AND WHITE Blue and White Fight ! Fight ! Blue and White Fight ! Fight ! He ave Ho Le t ' s Go Fight ! Team ! Fight ! OBJEE Ob jee! Ob jee! Grrrrrrrrr Fight ! Team ! Fight ! LOCOMOTIVE U S C G Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! U S C G R.ihi Rah! Rah! R.ih ! U— S— C— G Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! U-S-C-G RAH OPINDRIFT— ! The light, fancifully tossed flotsam of a capricious s ea — the humorous, — the impossible! Of course, it has never happened — but what of it? We ' ve written " Spindrift " be- neath it, haven ' t we? L s m SPINDRIFT f m IN MEMORIAM C rfw of 1932 The Class of ' 32 is through. I ' m sure you ' d Uke to know them. A few choice words of each I ' ll seek, in order that we might know them. In going down the alphabet, Don Adams first we find. An animal from Virginia, the only one of its kind. He ' s been our " Bat " Commander, still he ' s got the same old head, His rank, his jaw, his oyster pots will linger till he ' s dead. Buffalo sent us Bresnan, and it was a great mistake. For when it comes to croonin ' , Joie almost takes the cake. With brawn and brain, and might and main, he ' s singin ' his way thru; ■What we can ' t see is just why he didn ' t go in for grand opera too. Of " Texas " you have surely heard; the cows in Texas know him. They ' ll tell you Collins is the goods, mere man cannot outshow him. ■We ' ve danced beneath the rafters, much adorned by " Tex ' s " skill. And when he ' s gone, you ' ll realize — just one tough place to fill. yji Mr. and Mrs. Collins had a son whom they called Walter; But " Ski " decided it was proper the name of this man to alter. So " Wackie " now replaces Walter each and every time. And, by the way — he alone has dated on one thin dime. Jimmie Craik from the city of beans, has one upon his shoulder. His knowledge of books and history must have made his love grow colder. For many a maiden fair, we ' ve heard, has longed for his caresses; He won ' t give in, however, and shuns all things in dresses. " Jimmie " Dejoy is next in line. (This should be easy and simple.) The man with the grace of Don Juan and looks enhanced by a dimple. He ' s never lived in Fashion Park, although you wouldn ' t believe him. With padded shoulders and peaked lapels, the styles will never leave him. When Fabik came to us that day, he brought a moustache with him. He was sorry to see it go, no doubt; the moustache, too, must miss him. He ' s been our back-court mainstay, and really quite a fighter; We ' re sorry to see him go from us, no man was ever whiter. Now German was my " wife " you see; no better was ever known. Fair and square and good to me, I ' ll miss him when Fm alone. But one night, beneath the light, he leaned across the table And said to me, " My boy, you see, Fm really in love with! Mabel. " Beans come from Lima and Harris did too, ' tis Lima, Ohio, I mean. A land lubber fair when he first breathed this air, now as salty as ever was seen. He captained the squad on the hardwood court and led us through the season. You ' d like him, too, with lots of sense, and fight and faith and reason. " Who is that fellow over there, with eyes so bright and shiny. ' ' " The girls at hops would always ask of Frank or Joe or Heiny. " Why! Bobby Grantham from Alabam, " the answer swelled the breeze. His accents South, his looks are South, and even his dimpled knees. Some people grouse and others swear when things are not just right, Henthorn fair, from Maryland there, does both with all his might. He ' s " griping " in the morning, and, too, when the sun goes down. It always seems to serve him, when more troubles he has to drown. " fust for your own injoniMtion- Hodges has had a wonderful drag, just why we do not know. Some say it ' s looks, some say it ' s brains, some say it ' s brawn and so. But ask me how he got it and I ' m quite sure you shall see It ' s all so very easy when your middle initial is " T. " How often in our " swab " year, after toil of day was done. Did we hear those cries of " squads right " , " fall in " , and " ten-shun ' Johnson was a student in that class of vocal art. He ' s really got those things today, his voice will make you start. Gentle " Ski " of Tea-neck, is a rounder thru and thru. But it took a pink kimona to bring out all that ' s due; You ' ll read in books of Romeos and ancient knights of yore; Lothario stands among us — who could ask for more? Some men like to go ashore, each Saturday afternoon. Others like to " stay at home " — their bunk is such a boon! Somehow " Gibby " was half and half — he wanted to go to town. But often the " spots " piled up and so for Lynch it was " thumbs down ' Captain George R. Leslie of the Illinois National Guard Descended one day among us with a crisp and curt " Hi, pard! " From the windy city with rods and gats, he took us all together. His dining car on a railroad train is a joke in any weather. Millington hails from Pittsfield, but he likes New London town. It is rather nice when you meet someone with a " Chevy " to drive you round. Of late for some mysterious reason, he has looked ill at ease, The office finds Alaska good for pains like heart disease. Spring gives us rain and sun and birds; Seattle gave us Pearson, A boon to the sea, to the ships and boats and the uniform house of " Mearson ' He is rich in the love of brine and foam, he knows a ship by its bow. He ' s the only living Kaydet with a knife in all his trou. Leather-pusher Rohnke is the best that Jersey can give. He ' s fought his way to joy and fame to eat and fight and live. Huge and strong and brawny, he ' ll strike terror to your heart. But beneath the bone and muscle, human kindness finds a part. They tell me South Dakota is a land of snow and ice. The mail must go by dog sled, and " Mushie " must be nice. Now Seeger might repute this, if he does, it ' s all a bluff, ' Cause why does all his mail come, wrapped within a muff? Schmidtman, just like Pershing, is of military worth. The C.M.T.C. sure lost a king when Richard started north. He ' s bugs about his tactics but to me it ' s all in vain. He needs but once to show his face, a victory to gain. Snyder ' s the man that ' s led the clan, his marks were always high; His wit, so dry, does likewise flit to limits of the sky. He learned to dance in Syracuse, the " toddle " , " hop " and " drag " , That step he does at Kaydet hops must be the " slew-foot " shag. Stephens hails from yon fair state, and lo! the city of Dayton. He ' s not the kind that ever thinks of spring and birds and matin ' . (It ' s rather hard to write about the life of one you know so well, The more I think about me, the less I want to tell! ) W1 Charlie plays the fiddle, and he really does it well. The people out in Waterford used to think that he was swell. He comes from Minnesota, the land of Swedes and Danes. Yes! Stober is a square-head, that blood is in his veins. Synon, suave and svelte, from the land below the " Line " , Is our miniature Emily Post — how to dance and eat and dine. He is savvy and he ' s snaky, and he has a " line " , they say. That is very much outstanding in the " lines " as is today. Wild is our mechanic; our machinist; engineer. He got his wealth of knowledge from nursing Hector for a year. And often in the classroom, when an obstacle is near Freddy always tends to keep us, just to make it clear. And now you take Pop Warner, who is mighty, yet so small. I believe his sole ambition is to grow up big and tall. He really knows his snaking, it is said, without a doubt. If you don ' t believe it — just wait — you ' ll find out. 1 find the mighty K.O.A. completes my meager list. At talk of Heidelberg, his eyes soon fill with mist; With an ear for art and music, Zittel alone can well decry, The strains of Lohengrin from the " Jazzy " " Oh — Do I " . Ex. — " Is he examining for bowlegs " Libris — " No, — Inspecting for men out of uniform. Ex. — " They all look as though they are dressed. " tto Ski — " I don ' t see how you can af- ford to take so many girls to expensive restaurants. " Wackie — That ' s easy. Always ask lier before going in, if she hasn ' t been putting on a little weight. " She — " Did I ever show you where I hurt my hip? " He— " N-no. " She — " Well, let ' s walk over there. " AN OLD STORY A woman always needs a chaperon until she can call some chap-her-own. Father — " You take accounting at college, do you not? " Son— " Sure. Why? " Father — " Maybe you can account for the silk undies in your last laun- dry? " Smith — " What are you reading? " Joe B. — " Five thousand things for boys to make. " Smith — " Ah! the directory to a girls ' college. " Mr. Marvin believes all cadets inno- cent until they see evil, and then it ' s just too bad. What Kaydet prof, once said, " Don ' t throw up the sponge " ? Gin — " My lips are for another. " Mil — " Another? " Gin — " Another kiss, foolish. " ODE TO W. B. M. In leap year women may propose, But still — and here ' s the sting — The timid, bashful victim knows That he must buy the ring. ■fair — ino e ' Many a man has made a monkey out of him- self by reaching for the wrong limb. (Before) {Sing softly) Out in the deep troubled waters, Lonely, King Neptune stands. Silent and dreaming and brooding. While the tide rips through his hands. (After) (Come in strong) Out in the deep troubled waters, Happy King Neptune does sing. He ' s just got his copy of " Tide Rips, " And it ' s brought joy to the lonely old kin A REPORT FOR HEADQUARTERS— ASSISTANCE RENDERED Nationality and Rig — Woman bather. Gross tonnage — 116 General Information To whom consigned — (Cadet Mess) Where surrendered — (U.S.C.G.A.) Why surrendered — (personal) When surrendered — (hier) Response to rudder — (perfect) Fuel capacity — (enormous) Furnishings — (for comfort of person- nel) Capacity under tonnage deck — (suffi- cient) Running Lights — (colored) Paint Job — (Hudnut or coty) Free surface — (very little) Period of roll — (rapid) Resistance coefficient — ( low ) Home port — (New London) Previous port — (Groton) Trim — (by the stern) Surfacing — (djer, noel, etc.) Stability — (vanishing) Freeboard — (yes or no) Draft — (mean or otherwise) Blocks — ( ' s two) Joints — (lap) R ' gg ' ng— (weak) Stanchions — (dependable) Armament — (weak or strong) Stream lines — (lovely) Overhang — (if any) Maneuverability — (excellent) Service record — (consistent) Number of times docked — (.- ' .• ' ?. ' ' ?) -•1 f " 1 C G. WIDOW In a wheel chair, paralyzed, a C. G. widow lay. The make-up from her withered cheeks her tears had washed away. And as the Evil Spirit came to waft her up the spout. She opened up her toothless gums and these sad words came out, " Take me to the Kaydet hop; to Trumbull wheel my chair. A handsome second-classman is waiting for me there. Once more I ' ll rob the cradle ' ere the crepe hangs on my door. And the last request I have to make; give my pictures to the Corps. " These fresh air lovers take you out in the air and get fresh. C O. D. — " What are you doing up there? " Salt — " Robbing the crow ' s nest, sir. " TRUE LOVE When Milton -was married, he wrote " Para- dise Lost. " Later his wife died, and he wrote " Para dise Regained. " ODE TO DON We were standing in the road on a morning cold as Hell. " Prepare your companies for inspection, " the " Bat " Commander was heard to yell. Then a shiver went through the ranks, a shiver of mute appeal. And somebody ventured to whisper, " What a dirty, rotten deal! " We kept standing at attention while they looked us over twice. And when finally they dismissed us, we had almost " gone to ice. " Now the only thought that saved us on those mornings cold and bracing Was to get that " Bat " Commander and to give him a damned good lacing. He forever walked in front of us and moved just as he pleased. While the rest of us just stood there; first we shivered, then we sneezed. Rigid attention was not for him, so his hands could not be frozen, Now the reason so, why, don ' t you know? He ' s only Imlay ' s chosen. i Three s y pes gire added weight He — " Would you marry an idiot for the sake of his money? " She — " Oh, this is so sudden! " 1 c — " Where are we going at 7:55, mister? " " On report, sir. " 1 c — " True, mister, true; shove off. " Commander — " Now, suppose that you went on your post one dark night. Suddenly a person appears from be- hind and wraps two strong arms around you so you can ' t use your rifle. What will you call then? " Sec. Class — " Let go, honey. " Deciding that the best thing to do in the famous port of New London was to eat, the two salty Cadets en- tered a restaurant and greeted the waiter with a cheery " Hawaii? " " Call the Bosphorus. " Came the boss and one ordered, " We want Turkey with Greece, served on China, and we don ' t want it Chile; also Java, Norway don ' t want any Sweden in our Java. We don ' t want to Russia but we ' re Hungary. Venice supper ready? " The boss snarls, " None Budapest would order like that; I wouldn ' t be surprised if we Havana thing for you. " Kay and Det pipe up, " We don ' t Bo- livia. Do you want Thibet Esthonia bluff? " Retaliated the boss, " Our cook, Mis- sissippi, might be able to fill the order. Idaho Alaska. " " We have no money, " said Kay, " since someone swiped our Persia; Denmark it on the cuff. " Said the boss, " What ' s getting In- dia? I trusted one guy and Egypt me. By , you can Rumania. " " If you don ' t Hindustan us, we Congo elsewhere. " So they left with a suppressed, " Abyssinia Samoa! " .r i lfe. i ' l iH: k T A SW ABO ' S LETTER TO A HOME PAL Dear John, Everyone, except the Cadets, Hkes Marseilles much better than any place we ' ve visited. We Cadets thought Constantinople was much better, for the ship was anchored and kept swing- ing around. Thus we saw a lot of the city through the port holes and did not have to go from one side of the ship to the other to do our sight-seeing. Here is Marseilles; we take turns pulling the running boat from the ship to the dock along a line. The French- men are a very sociable race. They meet us at the dock, give us their call- ing cards, and tell us the easiest way to " make social connections. " The " femmes " here are tres jolie mats petite. You see, I ' m improving on my French. I always thought it was such a difficult language to learn, but in Marseilles I noticed that all the little children speak it and even the dogs understand it. Eight bells! That means twelve o ' clock. Must go to dinner. The food is much better now. For a while we had onions for breakfast, dinner and supper. Now we have them for tea also. ' We have the nutziest bread — it is square and has holes in it. FIl save you a piece — it can ' t spoil. O-ra-vwar. Jack H. Wh.l i- - ' « " To Newsboy — " Give me a ' Sun ' . " N. B. — ' " What do you think I am, stork? " The Aiess Treasurers agree that the tiieal u ' as good ' ' - f " ' ! Snyder says — " Rhythn? and writhe ' em. " Sweet Babe — " My Kaydet boy friend has cold feet. " Ginch — " Shame on you, young lady. In my day we didn ' t find these things out until after we were married. " RETROSPECTION He drank the nectar from her lips As by the kitchen fire they sat, And wondered if some other guy Had ever drunk from a mug like that. lc, « i ' .«v:pU, Fem. — " Stop! Please don ' t do that, dear. Stopl Do you hear me? Stop. " Pop — " What ' s coming off? Think you ' re writing a telegram? " ' What do you think of a man who deliberatel) ' makes a girl blush? " " I think he ' s a genius. " ■ ' . » GSI .t YEAH— BUT THE UPKEEP Newly Commissioned — " The chap- lain said this wedding would cost SIO.OO. " Bride — " Don ' t you believe it, honey. " : ii3 [ 1. i W ' lh iipologies to the Glee Club Upon the entrance of the Practice Squadron to U. S. waters, John R, K. had the deck of the Sehago. On the starb ' rd hand was the Nantucket Lightship. J. R. K. — " Anything wrong? I ' ll give you a tow! " Attendant — " This is a lightship. " J. R. K. — " Light or loaded, I ' ll tow you in for ten bucks. " AFTER FAMOUS GALI-GALI SHOW 1st CI. — " I saw that man swallow a sword. " 2nd CI. — " S ' nothing, I can inhale a Camel. " Who will beget the cup? Mr. Wendland— " What is hered- ity? " Swab — " Something his father be- lieves in — until his son starts to act like a fool. " ffori H,. H.r.«V,.jo ' N The Anchor Watch THESE HOPS 1st CI. — " I couldn ' t find you after intermission at the formal. " Drag — " Ted took me out and showed me some new steps. " 1st CI. — " I didn ' t see you; were they hard.- " Drag — " He brought a pillow along. " « New London girls are the Venus de Milo type — they get the breaks. " You don ' t love me as much as you did. Haven ' t I been fair? " " Yeah, but I like ' em fair and warmer. " First Cadet — " What is the shortest thing on earth.- " " Second Cadet — " A cadet ' s monthly allowance when he tries to make both ends meet. " Then there was the Swab who was so dumb that he thought assets were little donkeys. " I ' d ask you for the next dance, Helen, but all the cars are occupied " ftk ¥i ' % Force of Habit — " Cuf hi. please? Sea oie Lie o (A BRINY WEBSTER) Ac Department — Academic Department; those who rob hfe of its joy. All Hands — Everybody; including you and me. ( It. " x " check up on the first class! ) B.A. — An impassionate plea for justice (Bellyache). Bateau — English for the Dago word " Boat. " Bag — Another fellow ' s drag. Bid — " Cadet Mess requests the presence of your pleasure at a hop " — but in less formal tone. ¥ Bilge — To gain permanent leave by invitation. To shove off on the U.S. Ship Outside. Blind — Sight unseen; used in connection with dragging. Blinker — Meaningless light flashes from which one draws one ' s own conclusions. Bone — To make genuine Ac endeavor. To seek light in a dark place. Bones — (1) Cubes of chance. (2) A lecture on human engineering and native construction. Brick — The normal expectancy in a blind drag. A femme who lacks all that Miss America has. Bust — To flunk. To err. To reduce in rank, or to lose rank. (See " Bilge. " ) Butt — ( 1 ) A fractional part of a day. ( 2) A cigarette ' s tail. Candidate — A youth in quest of trouble. An aspirant to admission within these walls. Canned Willie — Second stanza of the song, " Where has my little dog gone? " Carry On — As you were. Return to noiiiial behavior. Caulk Off — To sleep, perchance to dream. Charlie Noble — Smoke-stack leading from the galley. Cit — A free moral agent — free to be as immoral as he pleases. A civilian. Cut Throat — One too eager to oil the wheels of progress. Deck — This one will floor you. Dope — Unconfirmed info. " Rumor hath it — " Duty — Your turn to iiit the pap. Twenty-four hours of " Fidelity and Obedience. " Femme — The more dangerous of the species. God bless ' em. Foo Foo — (1) Barber shop hangover, or any relative of the Houbigants or Hud- nuts. ( 2 ) Musk of flowers. Galley — (1) A seagoing kitchenette. (2) Where the mysteries of the sea are concocted. The kitchen on board ship. 4 Gonk — To smite lustily or to embrace fondly, according to latitude. Grease — (1) Butter applied to the Ac Department. (2) The difference between a 65 and a 90. Head — Part two of a tragedy entitled " Pass the Shivering Liz. " Hop Committee — Men from each class engaged in promoting the stock of Blue- Jay Corn Plasters. Infinity — Nothing, whittled down to a point. To sit on infinity — Odd swab habit of sitting on imagination. Java — Coffee; heated bilge water. Leave — Something more than liberty. Privilege of cits and a fancy tie. Mess Hall — (1) The chow chamber. (2) Scene of an appetite ' s defeat. Battle ground of the A. A. Monkey Jacket — A full dress blou. Article of apparel for cadets and bell hops. O. A. O.— THE ONE AND ONLY. o. a. o. — The off and on. Ordnance — Study of naval guns and gunnery. What causes the noise? Pap — Conduct report, concluding words of v.hich are " Published and posted. " P-jams — Caulking uniform. Pipe Down — More polite form of " Shut up. " Rates — Class privileges. ( Obsolete. ) Red Mike — A woman hater, usually without grad debts. Regs — Regulations. Supreme law of the Academy. R. H. L P. — Rank Hath Its Privileges. A sad lesson for the ensign ' s wife. Scuttle-butt — A source of fresh water on the brine. Seamanship — Course in ships, signals, international law and other orphaned sub- jects. Section — The academic molecule, having the formula Men, -Prof,. ¥ Shivering Liz — Jazzy gelatin. Shivering Liz in the Snow — The same under a blanket of whipped cream. Shove Off — Excuse my dust. Command to make tracks. Get going. Sick Bay — The last place to go when really sick. Skipper — Captain; four stripes and a ship. Affectionately termed the " Old Man. " Skivvies — Nautical lingerie. Slip Stick — A slide rule; vest pocket edition of the computing machine. Slum — Homogeneous conglomeration of foodstuffs. Snake — One with a hefty line and a constant drag. S. O. L. — Sailor outa luck. S. O. S. — Same old slum. Spuds — Enlisted men from the Irish Na ' y. Stag — A parasite who attends a hop without dragging. Steam — Engineering, concerned with all dope about choo choo destroyers and banana boats. Swab — Exercise implement for the Fourth Classmen. A salty mop. Tea Fight — " Never mind, it ' s valsparred, mother. " Tree — Monthly list of the goats, which denotes those academically deficient. Savoirs go ashore, if not otherwise restricted. Velvet — Good marks creating a surplus over working capital. Insurance for a rainy day. Wife — Roommate. A socialist who recognizes no private property rights. Yard Engine — A femme offspring of one of our striped guardians, who keeps well informed as to our behavior. Humor Editor — " I never stole a thing in my life. Honest I didn ' t. ' Reader — " Where did I hear these jokes before.- ' " ADVERTISING I Its publication possible only because of the inter- ested support of the tirnis who have used our ])ages. Tide Rips, knowing that the Coast Guard has always received the same superior quality of dependable and considerate service from them, passes on to you. through these pages, the duty and pleasure of main- taining that spirit of mutual friendship. I E Speedy -O l p -l pPMp , Coast Guard pick ' t lioats driven by Moiiel Metal shafts Abnve : Th„ 31 It. L picbfl boat divtiopi 3tt miln an hour at ISDO R. P. M. rilh a 400 h. p. Liberty motor tlnvitti; throush a 7 ' , " Motirl Metal shaft in Goodrich Cutleis rubber btart,,!!. She is aue o II surh craft built ilurittg 11.10 at the WHEELER SHIPr.iRD. Brooklyn. N. Y. This boat is oiT» 0 . ' ; such troll built in imO by He SOBZ V.VOV !ll.4RI. E COSSTRUCTltIN CO., Benton Harbor, Mich. FEW vessels see as strenuous service in all kinds of weather as the speedy picket boats of the U. S. Coast Guard. Always " on the go, " they must be ready for duty at a moment ' s notice — their powerful motors always tuned up for high speed. It takes a tough, " seagoing " propeller shaft to stand up in this gruelling service... a shaft that is tough, rigid, durable and ex- tremely resistant to salt water corrosion. It is therefore significant that Monel Metal shafts were specified on the new picket boats constructed for Government service by the Wheeler Shipyard and the Robinson Marine Construction Company. Your own experience will prove that Monel Metal shafts are tougher, more dur- able, smoother-running. Since they are ex- tremely resistant to salt water corrosion, they do not pit or gall, but polish to a mir- ror-like surface that saves packing and bearings and reduces vibration to a minimum. They have a uni- form, rolled struc- ture that insures years of trouble- free performance no matter how hard the service. The ame r ropertit s th,,t make Mone 1 Metal OV.ll- uable for propeller shafts also make it the ideal meta form anyoth erma- rine parts and fi tings. Mon el Met al is av liable in th e foil owing hapes and forms: heets, t Libing, strip wire rope. wood s, nai s, rivets bolts and luts. lag screw s, etc. Have vour next bo at put toge ther with Monel 1 Meta Icutn lils. LLOV5 PERFORM BETTER LONGER THE INTERNATIONAL NICKEL COMPANY. INC., 67 W. LL STREET, NEW YORK, N. Y. [225] Commander : " Now suppose that you went on your post one dark night. ij! Suddenly a person appears from l)ehind and vrai)s two strong avms around you jij so you can ' t use your rifle. What will you call then? " jij Cadet : " Let go, honey. " jji The Men in the Service Deserve only the Best We sell only the Best Pasteurized Milk Cream . Butter . Eggs Radway s Dairy, Inc. 29 Jefferson Ave. Groton Lumber Co. Lumher and Building Material Courteous Service to Service People Groton, Conn. Xear Groton llridge New England Cigar and Tobacco Co. I ill Wholesale Jobbers to Canteens jij Ashore and Afloat ill ijl Bank near State Street jij New London, Conn. jji Spicer Ice and | Coal Co» I Better Coal p Better Service aeaaea jij Thames St., Groton, Conn. li: Phone 9054 |i Discount allowed to all service men jij [226: To My Mother As I 1(11 )k back o " er my past With its multitude of sins, With its troubles and its failures : I think it might have been A past of glorious triumph If I had only tried To walk my mother ' s pathway With the laws I should abide. 1 have seen her come in tears And sit down by my side To forgive me of my wrongs. And my troubles to confide. She would beg and plead for hours . new leaf for me to turn. While I sat there in ignorance ; .■ 11 her pleadings did I spurn. () mother, dear mother. If I should ever be . man whose life ' s Worth living — It is because of thee. Because you helped me pick The smoothest, clearest course- — O mother, dear mother ' our tears did prove a force. 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Kingsport Inn, Kingsport, Tenn, [ 227 ] FOUR SIZES OF STERLING ENGINES Fojr sizes of Sterling Engines during the past several years have been aiding the U S. Coast Guard in its life saving and patrol v orlc. ijThe Sterling Petrel nnodel 100 H. P., 1000 R.P.M., in life boats has served faithfully In heavy stornns. IThe famous Sterling Coast Guard 6 cylinder model, 225 H.P., 1200 R.P.M.. powers a large fleet of 75 footers. Twin engines are reported as averaging 30,000 miles annually for 6 years. IThe Sterling Dol- phin 6 cylinder engine, a proven veteran of I I successful years, developing 300 H.P., at 2000 R.P.M., is a motor unmatchable in engineering characteristics and ability. lAnd now the Viking II straight eight. IThese Sterling engines develop their power easily on com- mercial gasoline. Those rated at 2000 R.P.M., have less than 95 lb. compression. IWhere consideration is given the moderate compression of Sterling engines, and their known higher volumetric efficiency, the potentialities include the least cost of maintenance and the greatest number of years of useful service. STERLING ENGINE COMPANY 1270 NIAGARA STREET BUFFALO, N, Y., U. S. A. [228] Famous Sayings TIk ' v never like tlie tilings I do. Adams: Let ' s get the opinion of the fourth class on this Bresnan : I never sing. G. W. : The class doesn ' t .stick togetht W. W. : I oes she like to walk ? Craik: No, I don ' t want a letter. De Joy: I couldn ' t wear that — not enough style. Fabik: I met a new girl, and is she a honey! German : ' liat ' s this thing called " Courts and Boards " ? Grantham: Grantham, Birmingham, Alabam, . . . ! Harris : Only 95 in lab. My efforts aren ' t ajipreciated. Henthorn : A guy can ' t even get a drink of woutter. Hodges : Can anybody get me a date ? Johnson: Miat. Color Guard? That guy can ' t appreciate merit. Kurcheski : What are women good for. anvway? Leslie: Lay aft to the gallev, etc. Lynch: You guys couldn ' t drill, even if you had a good Platoon Leader. Millington : Xo, I can ' t do that; Virginia wouldn ' t like it. Pearson: 1 must be losing my grip; nobod - to put on report. Rohnke : This cowboy life is getting me down. Schmidtman: I am peeved again, Imlay; I don ' t like the wav ou are run ning this. Seeger: Boy! ' hat a baby — a perfect 40 — }-oung and innocent. Snyder: These women are always calling me up. Stephens: Xo, I don ' t want any dinner; J ' m in lo -e again. Stober: How nnich does it cost to get married? Synon : Let the A. A. pay for it. ' arner : I don ' t know whether to go ashore or not. ild : That Lizzie always kee]is me broke. Zittel : But my dear fellow, jazz is only for the uncultured, let ' s h;ive " .Anitra ' s Dance " from the Nut Cracker Suite. My Madonna I haled me a wnman from the street, Shameless, but, oh, so fair ! I bade her sit in the model ' s seat, And I painted her sitting there. I hid all trace of her heart unclean ; I painted a babe at her breast ; I painted her as she might have been If the Worst had been the Best. She laughed at my picture and went away. Then came, with a knowing nod, A connoisseur, and I heard him say : ■ " Tis Mary, the Mother of God. " So I painted a halo round her hair. And I sold her, and took my fee, And she hangs in the church of Saint Hilaire, Where you and all may see. — Service LANGFORD ANDERSON hije Underwriter Specializing since 1926 in ' serving the Officers and Cadets of the U. S. Coast Guard 50 Union Square, New York [230] Rust proof built especially for salt water service ' HE corrosive action of damp salt - ■ air has no effect on the L C Smith Coast Guard typewriter. It Wears A " Distinguished Service " Medal The New Sterling Model SMITH CORONA T?()R personal use, the fmest portahle - ■ typewriter ever made. .V sterling " silver medallion identifies each machine as a product (if the com- hined skill of L C Smith and Corona en- gineers. L C Smith Corona Typewriters, Inc. 51 MADISON AVENUE In Washincrton NEW YORK 1018 15th Street N. W. Specially treated to withstand this worst enemy of machinery at sea and in shore stations, the L C Smith gives a re- liable performance under all conditinns. Long life and easy action assured Ii - ball-bearing construction. . Interchangeal le platen, half -spacing, ■ ' floating " capital shift, " effortless " touch and many other distinctive features. For over 25 years the " standard " of standard typewriter excellence. Known the world over. L C SMITH The Ball-Bearing Typewriter Note the comijletely enclosed modern design — feel the noiseless " floating " capi- tal shift and try the new " piano-key " action — all amazing new features incor- porated for the lirst time in this NEW K 1 X 1) I if an all-purpose typewriter. 1 n handsome combination carrying case and week-end bag. Costs no more than an ordinary portable. 231 TELAGE S RESTAURANT Makes it Pleasant for You " 167 Main St. New London, Conn. LOW COST OF LIFE INSURANCE .MiiKi;is 1- " i-;i)i-;km AX, .Vss ' t. Su])t. Ailing Building New London, Conn. The Prudential Insurance Company of America Home Office: Newark, N. J. One ship drives east and anntlier drives west. While the self-same breezes IjUjw. It ' s the set of the sails, and not the gales That l)i ls them where U go. Like tlie winds of the seas, are the ways of tlie fates As we voyage along througli life. It ' s tlie set of the sonl, that decides the goal. And not the storms (jr the strife. Anon I Maloof Ice Cream Compliments of Company Carroll-Quality Laundry Co. Quality Products for IXCORI ' ORATKI) Discriminating Folks In Appreciation of Past Patronage Moore Court New London, Conn. Ne w London. Connecticut I - - ' i Do You Remember Wlicn Henthorn made colors w ith Kosciuscko ' s fleet? When Dejoy needed a mouthwash in Marseilles? When " Stogey " tried to rival Bing Crosby in " Gib. " ? When Wild just " stepped up to Canteen " at the State Pier? When Adams took a sailing party swimming? When there were " first class rates " ? When Emil gave " Wackie " fifteen? When Kurcheski first " tripped the light fantastic " ? Those Yale-Harvard boat races? When the " griper " sighted that sub? Those " chair rungs " in Nav. Class? Those little informal discussions on life, love and philosophy with Mr. Murray? That ill-fated tea in Alex.? 32 Rue Blondell? The time " Red " Carlson got a " Bowling Ball " in his " snoot " ? When card playing was a " faux pas ' ? The time " Tex " and Kiera vied for the same fair lady? The tale about the barrel of apples? The one about " me and my wife Joan " ? Schmidtman ' s C.M.T.C? The " water " that Craik got for " Copey " ? When Millington, Zittel, and DeJoy never used the ' phone booths? When we were urged to marry early? When Snyder rescued two fair ladies in distress in " Gib. " ? The time DeJoy lost his engineering notebook? Those 50 ' s that Warner and Stober " got " ? The battle between R. R. and the " Baltimore hot-shot " ? Between the Lines I ' m writing you a letter! It ' s just a page or two. But you will read between the lines what my heart says to you! I ' m mentioning the weather — as if it mattered, dear! The sky is made of rainbows, and oh! to have you here! I ' m gossiping of gardens; of things that sprout and grow; Of recipes for waffles, of folks who come and go. But I know while you ' re reading these hurried words of mine Your eyes will find the yearning and love between each line! — Cirstel Hasting [233] Wild: " Loan me five bucks? " Steve : " Sorry, but I have only $4.75. " Wild: " Oh, thass O.K., I ' ll trust you for the other quarter. " The Thames Lumber Co. LUMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL " Oitr service makes it easy to build " Foot of Levi ' is Street New London, Conn. Tel. 4329 THE CHENEY-PACKER CO. Geo. D. Packer, Manager All Kinds of Sea Food in Season Here ' s where low prices keep com- pany with high quality 442 Bank St. New London, Connecticut Phone 4307 C. G. C. CHELAN C. G. C. TAHOE C. G. C. MENDOTA C. G. C. CHAMPLAIN C. G. C. PONTCHARTRAIN C. G. C. ITASCA C. G. C. SARANAC C. G. C. SEBAGO C. G. C. CAYUGA C. G. C. NORTHLAND C. G. C. THETIS (and class) U. S. C. G. A SEVERE Service,— one that demands the best in men and equipment. Warren appreciates the distinction of supplying com- plete pumping equipment for the Cutters listed. WARREN STEAM PUMP CO., Inc. WARREN, MASSACHUSETTS II [234] GOODMAN ' S Uniform and Equipment Shop The Uniform House of New London 112-114 BANK STREET NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT ROBERT H. BYLES Funeral Director 15 Masonic Street New London, Conn. Phone 6884 Residence: 310 Thames St. Groton Compliments of a Friend 235 Thames Shipyard Incorporated New London, Conn. Dockers and Repairers of Coast Guard Vessels for over 30 years T iree Kailw a ' Dr docks 1000—15 00 —2: 00 tons c a])acit_ w et and Dry icht Storage lar )( r TinvinL; Lightering I ' l le Drivinsj Diving Yacht IKIXG 1300 tons T,. A. Chappell, Prcs. and Gcu. Mgr. ]• ' . II. C ' liAiTi-XL. J ' icc-f rrs. and Trcas. Plione 3340 Tliriju.yliiiiit your caici ' i " , afloat or asliore The U. S. Coast Guard Magazine will ktep you in touch with ALL the Coast Guard ALL the time. Coiiiii ' tiliilaliihi llir iiia!ia::iiic iij on Ihc coinplc- titiii iif it •■ fomtli year as a rc Tcsciitalivc lui- tiiiiial l iihlii-alion nj Ihc Coast Guard. Rear Admiral ■. C. liillard. U.S.C.G. Commandant. wrote: " I am highly gratified at the continu- ing success of this splendid publica- tion. I am deeply appreciative of all it has done for the welfare and morale of the United States Coast Guard. " $2.50 the year U. S. Coast Guard Magazine 1.S19 F St., N. W. Washington, D C Compliments of A FRIEND 236 Moiin high aldiK- ' iiiicKt the clnuds rolhng hy Silvery waters lit up hy the sky Soft, gentle lireezes with fragrance of n- ' ght lajianese lanterns so mellow with light. Music appealing and sooth ' ng in strain Sounds of low laughter in lulling refrain. Twinkling of eyes and the jmrsing of lips Such are the dances we held cm hoard ship. [237] Frank Thomas Company, Inc. Norfolk, Virginia THE CAVALIER— Finest of Service Caps WHITE UNIFORMS KHAKI UNIFORMS BLUE SERVICE UNIFORMS BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS CAVALIER CAPS CAVALIER EQUIPMENTS CIVILIAN CLOTHING RIDING BREECHES SPORT CLOTHES BOOTS AND SHOES Known throughout the Service as makers of the best Whites made in the States [238] i Qrin If ydu ' re up against a liruiser and you ' re getting knocked aI)out— Grin. If you ' re feeling pretty groggy, and you ' re licked beyond a doubt — (Irin. Don ' t let bim see you ' re flunking, let him know with every clout. Though your face is battered to a pulp, your blooming heart is stout ; Just stand upon your pins until the beggar knocks you out — And Grin. This life ' s a bally battle, anrl the same advice hold true — Of grin. If yiiu ' re up against it badly, then it ' s only one on you. so grin. If the future ' s black as thunder, don ' t let people see you ' re blue; Just cultivate a cast-iron smile of joy the whole day through ; If they call you " Little Sunshine, " wish that they ' d no troubles, too — You may — grin. Rise up in the morning with the will that, smooth or rough, you ' ll grin. Sink to sleep at midnight, and although you ' re feeling tough, yet grin. There ' s nothing gained by whining, and you ' re not that kind of stutT ; You ' re a fighter from away back, and you won ' t take a rebuff ; Your trouble is that you don ' t know when you have had enough — don ' t give in. If Fate should down you, just get up and take another cuff ; You may bank on it that there is no philosophy like bluff — and grin. — Service PERRY STONE, Inc. Jewelers since 1865 Social Engraving Leather Stationery Novelties Optical Department 296 State St. Plant Bldg. [239] So nigh is grandeur to our dust, m) near is Cmd to man. When Duty whispers low. " Thou must, " the youth replies " I can. " — Emerson At Your Service Troy Laundry Est. 1888 New London, Conn. gH from the Marietta 1932 BABCOCK WILCOX Marine Products Water-Tube Boilers De-Superheaters Superheaters Economizers Air Heaters Oil Burners Stokers Refractories Oil Separators Feedwater Regulators Water-Cooled Furnaces Pulverized-Coal Equipment to the Cayuga In the fifty years that embraces the entire evolution of modern methods of generating steam. The Bab- cock Wilcox Company has advanced from instal- lations in the Gunboats Marietta, Annapolis and Chicago of 1896 to the present day Coast Guard Cutters Cayuga, Itasca, Sebago and Saranac . . . modern examples of economy and efficiency secured thru the use of steam at higher pressures and tem- peratures. This organization is not only grateful that it has been allovved to place its accumulated experience at the disposal of the United States Coast Guard . . . but justly proud of the part played as the service has established records of real achievement. The Babcock Wilcox Company, 85 Liberty Street, NEW YORK, N.Y. II [240] iSiMtA mnji- Mt f A (j md i n Tlie new 165-foot patrol boat Thetis I For many generations, tlie Bath Inm I Works Corporation has Iniilt for the U. i S. government a number of vessels that i have distinguished their services in the I lines of duty. Bath is fortunate in being I able to offer the U. S. Coast Guard in I 1932. the following new 165-foot patrol I boats : Thetis Daphne Hermes Aurora Icarus Perseus Calypso The shipyard of the Bath Iron Works Corporation is equipped to build any type vessel up to 500 feet in length. It has a corps of engineers thoroughly trained in the construction of vessels for the U. S. Navy, private yachts, fishing trawlers, tugs, passenger ships and commercial essels. Bath Iron V orks Corporation SHIPBUILDERS AND ENGINEERS U. S. A. NEW LONDON FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMPANY, Inc. Wholesale Distributors of FRUIT AND PRODUCE Canada Dry and Budweiser 376 Bank Street New London, Conn. Telf] h(iiies 5305-530(1-5307 Compliments of The Boston Uniform Co. 66 Chelsea St. Charlestown, Mass. H. J. SHARAF CO, Stationers and Booksellers Social Engravers HEADQUARTERS FOP SHEAFFER LIFETIME PFNS 162 State St. New London, Conn. [241] The SavieMs Baek of Ne w L Established 1827 A BIQ, STRONQ, FRIENDLY BANK Resources Over $30,000,000 Relongini, ' to Alore Than 35,000 Depositors Accepts Allotments from the Federal Government for Credit to Accounts of Boys in the Service Open for Deposits Saturday Evenings, 6,30 to 8.30 The Coast Guard Stands for SERVICE Throughout the World But STARR BROS. INC. DRUGGISTS Stands for SERVICE Throughout NEW LONDON AND VICINITY -And he said, " We still i stoop-falls " I [242 Dream ivith Me Here I am a dreamer Just letting time go by. A-building castles in the air To wither and to die. I sit and watch this hopeful work Of workmen through the day. Of fairies carrying out my plans In dreamland where they play. I have built, there numerous castles And furnished them with gold. But when my dream was over They crumbled fold on fold. Sometimes I dream of dreamers. Of people just like me. Who build their crystal cities On hopes that cannot be. So here I am a dreamer. Oh, won ' t you come with me? To dream and dream forever, A dream — or two — or three. SIX MOM INVADER-POWSRED PICKET BOATS GO ON DUTY : 38 ' Pickel Boalt built by tne Company of Trenton, Mich- for the In, ted Stales C :i!t Cuiril. red uilJt the Hall-Scott I , 4DF.R and delii of the i The Uniled States Coast Guard has added six 38 ' Picket Boats powered with Hall-Scott INVADERS to its Atlantic Seaboard fleet. These boats, built by the Corsair Boat Company of Trenton, Michigan, are dupli- cates of the fifteen built in 1931 by tlieGibbs GasEngineCompaiiy of Jacksonville, Florida. They maintain a speed of 26 ni.p.b. and are excellent sea boats, having proved the finest « ' qiii|)nient in the Coast Guard service. That the United Stales Coast Guard has again used Hall-Scott INVADERS in this par- ticular model speaks well for equipment that has been on the market for only slightly more than a year— a worthy carrying on of the Hall-Scott tradition. If you are seeking a sturdy, dependable, economical engine for express commuter and fast cruiser service, examine the many points of superiority of the Hall-Scott INVADER. • Hall-Scott motor Car Company Division of Amoriciin (liir jind I ' lmnilry Motors Co. 254 West 31st Slreel, New York BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA . SEATTLE, WASHINGTON . VAN- COLVER, B. C. • LOS ANGELES, CALI|-()RNI A . DETROIT, .MICHIGAN . In MIAMI FLORIDA, J. FRANK KNORR. In NEW ENGLAND, MARINE EQUIPMENT CO. OFBOSTON, MASS. The " Invader " by Hall-Scott bore 51 2 . . . stroke 7 ' . Built-in 2S0-2T5 h. p. 6 cylinder . . . ■erse pear pices 100 ' ' f propeller speed in reverse- Weight, 190O lbs. approx. Compact, simple in arrangement, a nrdy alt - built in perfec pail ' f- [243] i Jacob Reed ' s Sons PHILADELPHIA Pittsburgh Atlantic City Annapolis r Manufacturers of High Grade Uniforms and Equipment [244] Me built a iiKiuntain of his loss ' hich he CDuld never see across. His lofty ijinnacle of woe Was crested with perpetual snow. Gray rock and gaiuit sides sparsely clad Told grimly of the grief he ' d had. Where ' er he tin-ned from day to da_ - The sullen mountains blocked his way. Stranger and neighbor he ' d accost With: " Stand and see how much ' c lo.st! " There came an old man gray and wise Who on the mountain cast his eyes. " b ' riend. " he exclaimed, " you should be glad So many Ijlessings to have had. " " You ' ve built a mountain, towering tall. Of joys I ' ve never known at all ! " — Edgar A. Guest Connecticut Iron and Metal Company Louis LuBCH. NSKY, Prop. 66 Howard St. New London, Conn. Phone 7107 College Pharmacy Soda Fountain Candies Maji;azines Convenient to the New Academv Phone 845, Ideal Linen Service 56 Truman St. New London Ic : " Why do you refer to Mr. Belford as ' the ladder ' ? " 2c: " Because no one passes under him. " [245] The zy Cohicmi Hotel at NEW LONDON. CONN. Where Sound and Ocean Meet 300 ROOMS AND BATHS The Best Stop Between New York and Boston fSat 3 3 II Frank B. Walker, Mgr. RESTAURANT BEAUTY SHOP CAFETERIA BALLROOMS PARKING PLACE UNSURPASSED for CONVENTIONS and SOCIAL AFFAIRS ALL THE YEAR ' ROUND COMFORT and SERVICE SPECIAL RATES TO PERMANENT GUESTS [246 The Men That Don ' t Fit In There ' s a race of men tliat don ' t tit in, A race that can ' t stay still ; So they break the hearts of kith and kin. And they roam the world at will. They range the field and they rove the flood. And they climb the mountain ' s crest ; Theirs is the curse of the gypsy blood, And tlK ' don ' t kn(] v how to rest. If they just went straight they might go far; They are strong and brave and true ; But they ' re always tired of the things that are. And they want the strange and new. They sav : " Could I find my proper groove, What a deep mark I would make! " So they chop and change, and each fresh move Is only a fresh mistake. And each forgets, as he strips and runs, With a brilliant, fitful ]3ace. It ' s the steady, quiet, plodding ones Who win in the lifelong race. And each forgets that his youth lias fled. Forgets that his i)rime is past. Till he stands one day with a hope that ' s dea l In the glare of the truth at last. He has failed, he has failed: he lias missed his chance; He has just done things b - half. Life ' s been a jolh ' g(](](l joke on him, And now is the time to laugh. Ha I Ha I He is one of the Legion Lost ; He was never meant to win ; He ' s a rolling stone, and it ' s bred in the liciue; He ' s a man who won ' t fit in. — Service [247] Qoff ey and Company Incorporated c V. = V ■ Wholesalers of Beef and Provisions Butter f Eggs and Cheese ■ 15-19 GOLDEN ST. NEW LONDON. CONNECTICUT I 2-t,S ' Harriet Lane ment, and f discharge of An interesting print in the Super- intendent ' s office shows the Union fleet at the bombardment of Forts Hatteras and Clark, on the 28th and 29th of August, 1861. The picture is particu- larly interesting for the Coast Guard, because the cutter HARRIET LANE was engaged, and shows plainly in the pic- ture. Captain of Engineers F. H. Pulsifer, a retired officer who had sei ' ved on the LANE, tells in an article in the Journal of the United States Coast Guard Asso- ciation of the attack on the forts, stating that the LANE was engaged in the bombardment, and that her big 100- pound rifle, and four 32-pound rifles, had overshot the guns of the fleet, and contributed to the surrender. The print now at the Academy shows the engage- om the deck of the LANE is rising a great puff of white smoke, perhaps from the the same 100-pounder, on the forward deck. An account of the print says: " Forts Hatteras and Clark, crouching on the eastern shore of the entrance to Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, surrendered on August 28, 1861, to a Federal attacking force of ships under Flag Officer Stringham and troops under General Ben Butler. Though a bloodless victory for the Fed- eral forces, it was an important one, for Hatteras Inlet was a nest of Confederate raiders, a supply depot, and a strategic position comparable to Fortress Monroe. Butler said, ' From it offensive operations may be made upon the whole coast of North Carolina to Bogue Inlet, extend- ing many miles inland to XX ' ashington, Newbern, and Beaufort. ' The colored lithograph was drawn by Francis Garland, seaman aboard the U.S.S. C imheiLiite . which appears slightly to the left of the center of the picture. " ' e furnish tons of food products to the Coast Guard vearl_v The Cadet Mess Demands Quality Food SUNKIST FRUITS AUTOCRAT COFFEE WALDORF VEGETABLES The Humphrey-Cornell Co Wholesale Qrocers Phone 3351 and 3352 [249: Gdiie are the " tuddles, " tlie " h(i]5s, " and the " shaL;s " (ione are the " trots " and the RutTalo " drags " Gone are the steps once so dear to my heart Gone are the steps that to nie were so smart. Kaydets must dance in the style of the court Stiff and contracted and things of that sort All ill at ease and six inches away Such is the life of a Kaydet today. ■THETIS " -- One of the Seven High Speed Ib.S fl. Pa- trol Boats recent- ly built by Bath Iron Works for the U. S. Coast Guard. Winton Powered. Four Gocdrich Culless Bearings are used on Each of these (Boats. Below -Slandard Flanged (ioodricn Cutless Bearings. Note Grooves lor Circulation of Lu- bricating Water. PROPELLER shaft bearings were for years a hindrance to the operatiiiL; efficiency of vessels. Sand quickly damaged ordinary bearing materials. Then Goodrich came forward with a bearing of soft rubber, lubricated with water and resistant to the scouring action of sand. Consistent witli its high standard of engineering practice, the U. S. Coast Guard was among the first to test its merits. First on the small picket boats, tlicn on the larger patrol boats, and finally on the seagoing cutters of the CHEL. N class. .And ww ihe new liigh speed 16S-ft. patrol boats will gn into service with these modern bearings. Goodrich Cutless Bearings [ t t Another B. F. Goodrich Product. [250] M.emories for Totnorroiv The springtime breezes till the air And love is on the wins;. .My heart is full of lauyhter And my sniil just wants tu sing. The thing that ]jlays ujxm my heart Is not a how or string. It is a girl ; when I ' m with her We till the air with sjjring. We sing of times we ' ve been together When love was in our hearts. The things we said, one to the other When souls were not apart. The black hair glows, the brown eyes dance In time, to immortal tune. So here we spend our lovely hours Beneath the summer moon. When You Buy a Wardrobe Trunk Make Sure it is a HARTMANN KAPLAN ' S LUGGAGE SHOP 99 Bank Street New London, Connecticut Everything in Leather Where specially trained engineer- ing talent and skilled workman- ship are combined to meet the Coast Guard ' s demands for Gyro- compasses, Gyro-Pilots, Search- lights, Electro-Mechanical Steer- ing Gear and other equipment of a precision character. SPERRY GYROSCOPE COMPANY, Inc. Brooklyn, New York The Burr-Mitchell Co, Wholesale Candy Distributors of Nationally Known Brands Only Ship ' s Service Stores Our Special Trade New London, Conn. He: " ' (lur husband looks like a bril- liant man. 1 su]iiiose he knows every- thing. " -She: " Don ' t innl yourself, he doesn ' t e -en sus]X ' ct anything. " [251] Swearing My son, when plans have gone astray And care less blunders bring The crash which spoils your ho])eful day Or failure ' s bitter sting. Remember, as you face despair. The dullest fool knows how to swear. When things go wrong, as oft they will, l)(in ' t let your passions go; Remember, signs of temper ill The dullest dunce can show. It ' s proof of neither strength nor brains T(i whine sn loudly at ydur pains. . n idiot can curse and swear, dolt can rave and shriek, lUit oft it calls for courage rare No angry words to speak. Fools are proficiently profane. Who would stay cool must have a brain. — Edgar A. Guest MERRITT- CHAPMAN SCOTT Corporation Sea Salvors Since 1860 Marine Heavy Hoisting and Transportation, Marine and General Contractors. Managers fur Merritt-Chapman Lindsay, Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica, B. W. L Salvage Stations Maintained at NEW YORK, NEW LONDON, NORFOLK, KEY WEST, KINGSTON, S. N PEDRO, Merritt, New York, New York, U. S. A. Merritt. New London, Connecticut, U- S. A. Merritt, Norfolk, Virginia, U. S. A. Merritt, Key West, Florida, U. S. A. Merritt. Kingston. Jamaica, B. W. I. Merritt, San Pedro, California, U. S. A- TCxccutive ( )tTn ' cs 17 BATTERY PLACE, New York THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE NEW LONDON Capital. $300,000 Surplus and Proht, $600,000 Directors J. P. Taylor Armstrong Frank L. McGuire Viggo E. Bird Frederic W. Mercer Theodore Bodenwein George B. Prest Walter Lewis William H. Reeves Earle W. Stamm Ncw London, Connecticut FAMOUS Palmer Comfortables Made at New London Connecticut .Ski: " 1 don ' t see how you can afford to take so many girls to exj ensive restau- rants. " ' ;u ' kie ; " That ' s ca.sy : I always ask each girl, just before we go in, if she liasn ' t bt-en putting on weight. " 4 [ 2S1 ] iNKi fait z s I ST. PETERSBURG-FLORIDA HOME OF U. S. COAST QVARD BASE 21 To the officers and men of the United States Coast Guard the Citv of St. Petersburg, Florida, extends a cordial invitation to visit the Sunshine City. St. Petersburg takes great pride in the fact that U. S. Coast Guard Base 21 is situated in this cominunitv. and that many of the ships of the Coast Guard come to this city each year for target practice. We invite you to come and enjoy the genial hospitality of St. Petersburg, its wonderful climate and the many other attractions of this delightful Gulf Coast playground. For book- let write R. G. Deaderick, Sec ' v. Chamber of Commerce. SCE Nl C SHORE LINE BUS ROU T.E When Qoing Places To Do Things . . . fully half the fun ' s in going. What more comfortable care- free way for the gang to go than in a bus, where you can sing, smoke, and enjoy yourself. It ' s just such a ride . . . one you ' ve always promised yourself . . . that gets you in tune for the hap]iy outing. [oni I tan- 1 Remember, the cost l5 small when divided up among the bunch. You get there in a jiffy too .... bus ready when you go and when you return. THE SHORE WAY The New Haven.. Shore Line Railway Co. The Sroton. . Stonington Traction G . [253] SHIPMATES WITH THE COAST GUARD ■pOR man y years Westinghouse ma- - - rine equipment has gone to sea with the Coast Guard. When plans for ten new cutters were drawn up a few years ago, Westinghouse marine engineers worked closely with those of the Coast Guard in developing the turbine-electric drive that was adopted for propulsion of all those highly effi- cient guardians of our coastal waters. The recent commissioning of the Cayuga completes the new construction program and Westinghouse is proud of the fact that it has been privileged to participate so largely in the building of this fine fleet. The severe requirements of the Coast Guard service for both men and equipment are substantial evidence of the fitness and reliability of Westinghouse marine apparatus. . l tinghouse Quality workmanship guarantees every Westinghouse product The Coast Guard Cutter Chelan and her nine sister- ships are equipped with Westinghouse Tur- bine-electric Drive. ■» I . [254] il 1 Crirl at ijanie ( watching huddle on j field): " They ' re at it again. 1 d(i h()])e jj Donald won ' t repeat that joke 1 told him ii j L last night. " 11 J lft it ' s made of Rubber — ||| B Bf We have it iji III V ALLING RUBBER CO. ||| j p SPORTING GOODS ::: " Good hve. dear, until next Saturday ' . III night. " New London, Connecticut | " The Qood One " »«» III 11 Since 1871 NORFOLK STEAM LAUNDRY Storage ' Moving CORPORATION Packing II 814-16 Main Street Special Room for Pianos jji III Phone 11 21405-26990 T C CULLIVAN J ♦ r OTORAGE CO. 1 100 Blinman St. Phone 7868 | iji Cadet: " Pardun nie, but ynu Idnk like 1 Helen Black. " New London, Conn. ||i Ill She: " Oh dear me, I don ' t look half ::• so had in white. " ' III [255: New London Mohegan Dairies lncort)orated 7 A GRADE ZX MILK - PASTEURIZED MILK AND CREAM PHONE 9027 THE BOOKSHOP, Inc. Books of all the Publishers CARDS GIFTS STATIONERY CIRCULATING LI P. ! : A R ■ Meridian and Church Streets Telephone 8802 NEW LONDON, CONN. Adams (to pharmacist mate) : " I think I ' ve got B. (). " P. M.: " H. O. " AFr. Adams,— not " P,. O. " Adams: " H. O.? " " What ' s H. O. ? " P. M. : " Hang-Over. " He ' s not (h ' unk Who, from the floor. Can raise his voice To call for more. Promjit service to Canteens and •Ship ' s Service .Stores Philco Trading Co. Ill Fifth Ave. New York City Quality Merchandise " ( )vcr 100 Standard Items of Merit " .Manufacturer ' s Wholesale Distrihutors of (.)ualitv Merchandise 4 [256] zs I Just Sivahs You may liave thuutjht Ijefore this fall That you could rate just any ball. You may have smoked upon the streets When Kaydets passed with longing peejjs ; But now your rate is zero plus And workouts cover up your lust. The second class give vent each day ; Impress upon your mind to stay That, it matters not where minds do l)ob. Your soul and body remains a swab. You may dream of kings and empires old Your dad may have a pot of gold But when your study hour is o ' er And the second classmen get the Hour. You must return unto your mob And remember you are just a swab. So, classmates, it matters not the past Or how clean may be the deck. A s ' Li. ' (ib. his duties must perform Or else it ' s bound to be his neck. Mi ' iiil ' rr .h iiiy-Xavy Association SEND FISHER ' S FLOWERS On All Occasions LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE Florist Telegraph Delivery Association Flowers by Wire to All the World 104 State St. Phones Opposite Main 3358-3359 Phone 4303 and 3000 The Union Lyceum Taxi Co., Inc. Meter Rates Day and Night Service Cars for All Occasions 26 State Street NEW LONDON, CONN. [257] splendid and sleek in a hat of soft green, Shimmering and dazzhng with silvery sheen, Graceful in manners and stately in walk. Twinkle in eye and charm in your talk. Ruhy red lips in a cu])id ' s how drawn. Head held aloft with the air of a faun. Cute little nose done in ivory or pearl. Who could he such hut a Kavdet ' s hest " irl. Henry V. Allien Co. Siircrssors to 1 Ioksim an. 1 ' k(w. t Allien 227 Lexington Ave., near 34th St. Nevif York City Makers of OFFICERS Equipments " That have stood the test since 1815 " !t ' [258: Weave me a dream all of blue and g old Mingled with visions of fair one so bold Tinted with hues wrought in shimmering; blend Then I shall see my Kaydet boy friend. Compliments of BOSTON CANDY KITCHEN Crocker House Block STATE STREET NEW LONDON Finest Quality UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT and CIVILIAN CLOTHES AND MEN ' S APPAREL Reasonably Priced Carr, Mears Dawson Norfolk, Va. LOOSELEAF BOOKS AND DRAWING MATERIAL J, SOLOMON Toys, Stationery, Party Favors, and Decorations 30 Main Street New London First classman ( pointing to cigarette stub on floor) : " Alister. is that yours? " Swab : " Not at all, sir — you saw it first. " [259: Savard Brothers, lnc» | The Store of Style and Quality jH Fine Clothing and Furnishings Stetson Hats Florsheim Shoes iii J Naval Uniforms and iJi W equipment carried in stock iii ▼ 134 State St. Iii Ill Yellow Cab Co. Meryiories Yellow Cabs and Cadillacs iji |j All iicnplc love beauty. jjl Its L race and its form For All Occasions iJi ii: .Make kin.Ljs fors.a-t monarchs ji! Aii ' I cold hearts grow warm. Phone 4321 || ji: Some people love beauty ji: In paintings of old, iji Where artists have splashed NEW LONDON 1 iii Upon canvas of gold. iji Some people love beauty iii In cherry-ripe lips. III iii Where cheeks have their crimson iii . nd hearts are in bliss. SHOES FIXED iii .As for me ; I love beauty at jij iii In memories gone by. iii iii In sna])shots We taken iii Of lands in the sky. SHU-FIX iii Let me live in the memories iii That shadow this liook. 11 Main Street New London iJi ::: Then life will be joyful D come — take a look. We fix them while you wait iij [260 guilding Character - - - - into Year Books Brandow Books ' ' Win ' ' Awards of Merit FIKST PRIZE. Columhi.i U. S. P. A. Contest (Prep Schools) 1930. FIRST PRIZE, Columbia U. S. P. A. Contest (monthly publi- cations), 1930. HIGHEST HONOR RATING, North Western University (Women ' s College Annuals), 1928 SECOND PRIZE. Private Pre- paratory Schools, Art Crafts Guild, 1927 THIRD AW. ' RD, State High School Contest, Cornell Uni- versity, 1928 FIRST HONORABLE MEN- TION (Women ' s College An- nuals I, Art Crafts Guild, 1927 Y UR college year book will increase in value as time goes by. Ten . . . twenty years from now it will be one of your most cherished possessions. As you turn its pages you will live again your joyous college days ... see the faces of old friends . . . favorite spots on the campus. A college annual should be the finest expres- sion of the printer ' s art. Annuals by Brandow are that kind. For we feel obligated to live up to the confidence expressed by thirty-one leading schools and colleges for whom we created year books last year. The printing of college annuals is, with us, more than the production of beautiful vol- umes ... it is a hobby—for we revel in the true job of creative, artistic craftsmanship. To withstand constant handling the covers are as sturdy as artistic. The type is clear, harmonious, balanced. A patented process makes it possible for us to produce cuts which retain all the pristine clearness of the original photographs. So well do we serve our schools that invariably the staffs have recommended us to their successors. It will be a pleasure to discuss with you the details of your next annual. The Bramdow Prihtihg Co. College Annual Department ALBAKY, M-Y [261 1 Mallove s 48 State Street New London, Conn. Tel. 7510 Dignified Credit Jeweler TATE NEILAN Hatters and Furnishers Stetson and Dobbs Hats Ladies ' McCallum Hose Mark Cross Gloves Nettletoii and Miller Cook Shoes Rain Coats Ladies ' Sport Hats State and Green Streets New London, Conn. FURNITURE Home Furnishings Radios, Pianos, Music, Electric Refrigerators, Oil Burners ThePlaut ' CaddenCo. 224-236 Bank St., New London Norwich Store, 135-143 Main Street Ad ' Vice THE ROAD TO SUCCESS A HOP AT Of course now Lucille if you are Bos- tonese and know your beans all this will be very much de trop. but you can profit- ably peruse the latest Why lang, so that yiiu will know wlu-u t(} laugh discreetly. . ' s regards clothes Bellayri.x, remember that you are in a big competitive race with the rest of your sex. Honestly, Joe, they ' d hang each other cheerfully if they had the chance. However Gladys to be ' ( for watching the morning drills, or fur sailing or whatever yotu " Kaydet has planned for the afternoon, a sport dress is just THE thing. This goes well at the informals, too. If you are going out for tea, though, a rather conservative light afternoon dress is THE thing. For the hops in the evening the usual evening dress is THE thing. (But Maybfl, the Kaydets take rather long .steps s(] judge for yourselves.) The style that is in season is again the thing. A moderately low, rather snappy looking evening dress. The .Superintendent does 1 2o2 ] |i object to weak bticks (l)acks that can ' t bare any more). This does not mean ;!iat ou have to appear in sleeves and all that, Henrietta; no indeed, far from lUit just use discretion (unless it ' s for the Ciraduation Ball ; then let ' em ha e it). The tloor is without doubt going to i e the hardest floor on which you ever tripped the light fantastic, so don ' t kill yourself Denebole. We musn ' t forget the inevitable line. But really, girls, we can ' t tell 30U any- thing on this subject. You are all past mistresses of this gentle art. It is up to ou to use yotir woman ' s intuition and size up your Kaydet. Some like the quiet demure type and some like the lively, risque model. All want a little touch of the latter, at least. You see the Kaydets only see the dangerous sex en masse about three times a month, so naturally and normally they have a large .imount of pent up youthful exitberance. And along with your line, Betty, although we love our brothers-in-arms like moth- ers-in-law. ])lease remember that " (_)h, I vent to such a knockout hop at ' e t Point last week, " doesn ' t strike any re- spondent chords in our hearts. Now a bit of fatherly advice Alarianne. If you don ' t know much about the lingo be a bit conservative in your quest for knowledge. About one kaydet in a mil- lion wants to explain every word of the Coast Guard slang he uses. Of course if this is your first pilgrimage to the Academy, he naturally expects the ques- tions and is willing to answer a goodly nunilier of them. But, Mayonnaise don ' t drajie yourself into a living question mark. And also, if you don ' t understand much about the various athletic games he takes you to, I wouldn ' t ask too many ques- tions. The Kaydets are b}- nature very much given to athletic interests. It is a Sea Sleds Cruisers and Sail Boats Stock Models Custom Built Yacht Service Hauling, Repairing and Storage Propellers Straightened and Repitched The Sea Sled Corp. West Mystic, Conn. I)is part ijf their lives. Pick out the side wearing Blue and White — watch ' em — and cheer like — when every one else cheers. Nothing is more embarrassing to a Kaydet than to drag a girl to, say, a hasketball game — and have her ask " What is that man doing with a stick, " i v " Is that man on the nu)und trying lu hit the (itlier with the hall? " So, have a heart. Don ' t e.xpect your Kaydet to take _ ' our r.nii. The Superintendent has an order prdhi biting this. Of course, Helen, this does not mean that you can ' t take his arm. Concerning chaperons — ?x- ' ' -iS; ! To sum uj) : This isn ' t college, but lots of the bi ys u;e stacomb anyway. Don ' t pull the old gag about the music not being " So good tonight " — it never is. And for Gawdsake, Antysodes, don ' t make him wait half an hour while ynu plait your bobbed locks. Ruddy L Costello INCORI ' ORATKI) Jewelers and Opticians 52 State St. New London, Conn. The . . . Den Restaurant 731 Bank St, New London, Conn Breakfast Lunch Dinners Reasonable Menu Quality Service Dining and Dancing Evenings Private Parking Free ( )in- facilities are available for private parties and banquets Kates quoted on request Phone 9888 Qeneral Ice Cream Corporation 92 Pequot Avenue New London Conn. Two swabs were watching the barber singe a first classman ' s hair. " Gee, " said one, " he ' s hunting ' em with a light ! " I ll [264 The yirl back home , ' ° " ' W - " tlc)c:k ' ° iRboren {fibre coreI V MANILA ,. ° The World ' s Strongest, Most Durable Manila Rope W n I-OCK Coi i GE Company 46 South Street, New York Electric Boat Company New London Ship and Engine Works Groton, Conn. A ship yard and engine manufacturing plant which has done repair work on about 30 ' c of the larger Coast Guard vessels on the Atlantic seaboard Nelseco Diesel Engine Buikk ' rs Steam, Diesel and Gas Engine Repairs Steel Ship and Yacht Builders Steel and Wooden Boat Repairs Machine ' ork Contractors Iron and Brass Foundry Work A competent force for small repairs is available at ail times [265 Senor Loco (inspecting): " Smoking. Mister? " 4c : " Yes, Sir. " S. L. : " That ' s right ; don ' t break the regulations. ' U. S. COAST GUARD for COAST PROTECTION NAVY MUTUAL AID for SELF PROTECTION Plus all advance assessments and your share ul the Reserve Fund, would be wired or cabled your named beneficiary immediately upon notice of death. To which vour dependents may be entitled, such as Pension. Arrears of Pay, etc., would be prepared and followed up until satisfactorily settled, without cost. Which cannot be equaled, as it is the object of this Associa- tion to operate at a minimum expense for the benefit of its members. Of the U. S. C. G., can enter this Association by filing a special application, which allows them special ] rivileges. Provide Protection for Those ' ou Leaxe Behind Join THE NAVY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION For further information and application write to the Secretaiw and Treasurer. Room 1054, Xavy Department, Washington, D. C. $7,500.00 All Claims Low Cost Cadets [266] Father on Phone 4084: " I am sensible of the honor vou do my daughter, Mr. De Joy. in thi- pmposal of inarria L- (iu v.i.vv ju t made. Init circumstances over which I lia c mi cuntnii cnm|)el luc tu decline the honor. " jimmy: " What are these circumstances you sj)eak of. Sir? " Father of Ph. 4084: " Your circumstances. . lr. 1 )e |o -. vour circumstances. " ZEPP ' S PASTRY SHOP ' Home of Everything Good That ' s Baked " 25 Main St. Phone 6057 New London, Conn. E.A. WRIGHT COMPANY YOU MAY HAVE THE DAY, SIR! Engravers — Printers — Stationers For Colleges and Schools It is our earnest hope that THE DAY has so impressed you that Speciiilisti in you will want to continue it as Fraternity and School Stationery your favorite newspaper when as- Commencement Invitations signed to duty elsewhere. Class Day Programs It will keep you in intimate touch Tlance Programs and Dance Favors with New London and Coast School Catalogs Guard events. Diplomas Class Annuals Subscriptions by Mail ' eddin.s4 Invitations Business Stationery $2.00 for 3 Months (Prepai d) Bonds and Stock Certiticates THE DAY Broad and Huntingdon Streets Circulation 14,500 Philadelphia New London, Conn. Phone 3341 ■267] Seven New Coast Patrol Boats for the United States Coast Guard BOVE is illustrated one of the seven new Coast Patrol Boats Iniilt by the Bath Iron Works Cor|)(jration, Bath. Me., for the U. S. Coast Guard. Particulars of each of these ves.sels are: length over all, 165 ft.; length, load water line, K)0 ft., 9 in.; beam, moulded, 25 ft., 3 in.; depth, moulded, 13 ft., 2 in.; mean draft on trial, 7 ft., 6 ' ,s in.; trial displacement, 332 tons; s])eed on the Rockland mile, ( .5 knots. Each vessel is projielled by two six-c_ -linder, airless injection Winton- Diesel Engines, 1340 total h.]). . uxiliary power is furnished by two 15 K.W. Winton-Diesel Generator .Sets. l{(|uipnient includes a 5 K.W. Combination W ' inton Generator .Set and . ir C(im])ressor, and two inde- pendent Winton Air Compressors. Equipped with twin rudders, the vessels are excellent sea boats, handle well, and tm-n (piicklv. LJnusuallv comfortable quarters for officers and crew haw been pnividc(l. WINTON ENGINE CORPORATION Cleveland, Ohio, U. S. A. 268 ] The Rhyme of the Restless Ones W ' e couldn ' t sit and study fur the law; The stagnation of a bank we cotildn ' t stand ; For our riot blood was surging, and we didn ' t need nuich urging To excitements and excesses that are banned. So we took to wine and drink and other things. And the devil in us struggled to he free: Till our friends rose up in wrath, and they pointed out the path, And they paid our debts and packed us o ' er the sea. — Oh. they shook us off and shipped us o ' er the foam To the larger lands that lure a man to roam ; And we took the chance they gave Of a strange and foreign grave. And we bade goodbye forevermore to home. And some of us are climbing on the peak. And some of us are camping on the plain ; By pine and palm you ' ll find us, with never claim to bind us. By track and trail you ' ll meet us once again. We are fated serfs to freedom, sky and sea : We have failed where slumniy cities overflow : But the stranger ways of earth know our pride and know our worth. And we go into the dark as fighters go. Yes, we go into the night as brave men go. The our faces the} ' be often streaked with woe ; Yet we ' re hard as cats to kill. And our hearts are reckless still, And we ' ve danced with death a dozen times or so. And you ' ll find us in Alaska after gold. And you ' ll find us herding cattle in the South. We like strong drink and fun ; and when the race is run. Ve often die with curses in our mouth. We are wild as colts unbroke, but never mean ; Of our sins we ' ve shoulders broad to bear the blame ; But we ' ll never stay in town, and we ' ll never settle down. And we ' ll never have an object or an aim. No, there ' s that in us that time can never tame ; And life will always seem a careless game ; And they ' d better far forget — Those who say they love us yet — Forget, blot out with bitterness our name. — Senice [269: % Official Photographer TO THE. 1932 TIDE R1P5 Specializing in College Annual P hot ographij Arthur Studios, 131 West 4-2. Street NEW YORK inc. -•ifci . [270] The Mariners Savings Bank Joufidcd in 1867 by tneii identified with the whaling industry STATE STREET NEW LONDON E. D. STEELE, Inc. 227 State Street New London. Conn. KNOX HATS BATES SHOES New London ' s leading clothiers and furnishers to men and boys Clothing Hats Shoes Haberdashery Special discount to all Service men [271] THE FOLLOWING MERCHANTS of NEW LONDON HAVE CONTRIBUTED MATERIALLY TO THE SUPPORT OF THIS BOOK O The Modern Shoe Store BOSTONIAN SHOES For the Well Dressed Man TARNY ' S TOGGERY A Man ' s Shop 130 Bank St. Compliments of A FRIEND THE BEE HIVE A Department Store State Street ABEN HARDWARE CO. 78 Bank St. Housewares, Sporting Goods The CHAPPELL CO. Coal that Satisfies Service that Pleases Commissary Discount 286 Bank St. Ph. me 3311 With a heart a ' heating fast, ' ith a breath that just did last. With my hands all black and cold With a nerve that soon grew bold. I " spiked it. " With the wind a ' roaring by, " ith my head up near the sky. With two very heavy feet, Then my hat the truck did meet, I " spiked it. " Definition of Love 1 have ( or have had ) some dangerous infectious disease on board. { liitcntatioiial Code Book.) 272 Just Qirls i) they ' re full of pep And lots of fun. They like to make The instructors run. But they ' re just girls. They like to flirt With the Cadet sheik They always laugh Vhen the Captain speaks. But they ' re just girls. They come to the dance ' ith their feathers bright. They keep you out So late at night. I ' .ut they ' re just girls. Their advertising powers are great. If you ' re in love " N ' our at their fate, h ir they ' re just girls. They think the men Have self-conceit. They think the men . re at their feet. For they ' re just girls. They like to play, -And fool and tease. They think the men Get on their knees. For they ' re just girls. I hope that when The morning breaks They ' ll wake up To the hands of fate, For they ' re just girls. Compliments of Coca-Cola BOTTLING CO. of New London, Inc. .Servicing U. S. Coast Guard Destroyer Force Coast Guard Academy Submarine Base fffffftfOT New London, Conn. The Union Bank and Trust Company of NEW LONDON Incorporated 1792 [273] • A f ' ' M y ' -A ' Olliery4g6 mti " We offer you a finesse in an and ripndmthns created through conscientious service, and in- spired by a genuine desire to distribute the best TJf JAHN OLLIER ENGRAVING CO. PhBlii rtiphen, Artists and Makers of.Fine Pritnms Plates for Blalls aiiU Colon 817 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago :274] In Sincere Appreciation Tide Rips wishes to thank the fnllowiiis ' men, who, through their tireless and synii)athetic efforts, have made possible the compilation of this volume. Captain (E) Quincy B. Newman Captain Thaddeus G. Crapster Lieutenant-Commander Lee H. Raker Chief Pay Clerk Maurice Rice [275] PAGE Aben Hardware Co 272 Allien, Henry V., Co 258 Ailing Rubber Co 255 Anderson, Langford 230 Arthur Studios 270 Babcock and NX ' ilcox Co 240 Bailey, Banks and Biddle, Inc 227 Bath Iron Works 241 Bee Hive, The 272 Book Shop, The 256 Boston Candy Kitchen 259 Brandow Co 261 Burr Mitchell Co 251 Byles, Robert H 235 Boston Uniform Co 241 Carr, Mears and Dawson, Inc 259 Carroll Quality Laundry, Inc 232 Chappell Co 272 Cheney-Packer Co., The 234 Coast Guard Magazine, The U. S 236 Coca-Cola Bottling Co 273 Coffey and Co., Inc 248 College Pharmacy 245 Conn. Iron and Metal Co 245 Day Publishing Co 267 Den Restaurant 264 Electric Boat Co 265 Federman, Morris 232 Fisher Florist Corp 257 Frank Thomas Co., Inc 238 General Ice Cream Corp 264 Goodman ' s 235 Goodrich Co., B. F 250 Groton Lumber Co 226 Groton and Stonington Traction Co 253 Hall-Scott Motor Car Co 243 Humphrey-Cornell Co 249 Ideal Linen Service 245 International Nickel Co 225 Jahn Oilier Co., The 274 Kaplan ' s 251 Mallove ' s Jewelry Store 262 Maloof Ice Cream Co 232 Mariners Savings Bank 271 Merritt-Chapman and Scott Corp 252 Meyer, N. S 263 PAGE Modern Shoe Store 272 Mohican Hotel Co 246 National Bank of Commerce 252 Navy Mutual Aid 266 New England Cigar and Tobacco Co 226 New London Fruit and Produce Co 241 New London and Mohegan Dairies, Inc. . 2 56 Norfolk Steam Laundry Corp 255 Norwich Inn 2 27 Palmer Bros. Co., The 252 Perry and Stone, Inc 239 Philco Trading Co 256 Plaut-Cadden Co 262 Radways Dairy, Inc 226 Reed and Sons Co., Jacob 244 Ruddy and Costello, Inc 264 Saint Petersburg, City of 253 Savard Bros 260 Savings Bank of New London 242 Sea Sled Corp., The 263 Sharaf Co., H. J 241 Shu-Fix 260 Smith Typewriter Co., L. C 231 Solomon, J 259 Sperry Gyroscope Co 251 Spicer Ice and Coal Co 226 Starr Bros., Inc 242 Steele, Inc., E. D 271 Sterling Engine Co 228 Sullivan Storage Co., J. F 255 Tarney ' s Toggery 272 Tate and Neilan 262 Telages Restaurant 232 Thames Lumber Co 234 Thames Shipyard 236 Thomas, Frank 238 Troy Laundry 240 Union Bank and Trust Co 273 LInion-Lyceum Taxi Co 257 Warren Steam Pump Co., Inc 234 Westinghouse Electric and Mfg. Co 254 Whitlock Cordage Co 265 Winton Engine Corp 268 Wright Co., E. A 267 Yellow Cab Co 260 Zepp ' s Pastry Shop 267 ; When fleeting years have hurried by. And dim the meniries rise Of bygone days of drill and toil By our Thames River ' s sides; When still we meet on land or sea To pledge friendships anew, We ' ll raise our glass and drink a toast To our own Thirty-Two. [277] 1 I I I

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