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THE "M'APPY HQtfR" ABOARISHIP MAJCBS U. S.
Feminineless Tango on the Battieship.Arkarisas.
-The "Happy'Hour" op board tleTJ.
SJ S. Arkansasis setting accord Tor
contentment of the crew, in the At-,
lantic fleet now in the'harbor
The hapng- hour is .really several
hours set apart three nights a week
for the entertainment of the crew,
both officers and men, While the ship
The eotertaiiimeat consists of
moving pictures boxing bouts,jchorjis
singing -of popular songs, and dra-f
matics fromvaudevHIe td tragedy and
rthe tango. ' ' s
The Doiing bou'tsare the eual of
tany of-the professional bouts seen in
city clubs.' No 'decision's are given,
but the men sliow class and good na
ture at the end of vtlje' bbuts.
The admiral an.d-qthership officers
have" ringside sa,ts while the crew
(perches on turrets, masts and boats
"and cheer theu'-favorites.
When the ship's l bahd plays rag-