|thereof, did, on or about May 5, 1922, on board said ship knowingly deliver to the assorted Shellbacks, Pollywogs, officers, and men, of the aforementioned ship, the said Shellbacks, Pollywogs, etc., having authority and need to receive the same, an amount of water which they, the said Rend and Pare, was many gallons less than the water made by the said Rend and Pare, thereof which they were supposed to deliver to the said Shellbacks, Pollywogs, etc.
Your Honor: Water for engines, water for pumps, water, water, water, but still these fiends cry "shut it off - shut it off." Your faithful Shellbacks ask at last your stern hand. Need more be said? The State rests.
To stand the watches in Main Control from midnight to noon and to get the Royal Works.
In that Ralph I. Mitchell, now a Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Marine Corps, while so serving on board the U. S. S. Lexington, did, on or about May 12, 1936, in the City of Panama, R. P., upon a statement made to his golf partner, a Shellback, represent his true score to be 76, which said representation was knowingly false and intended to deceive, as he, the said Mitchell, well knew.
In that the above named Pollywog did, at the Panama Country Club, on or about May 12, 1936, wilfully, felonously, and without regard to the Majesty of the Mighty Ruler of the Raging Main, on approaching the 17th tee two down and four to play attempt to adjust and change the match already agreed upon in order that he, the said Mitchell, would not be deprived of part of his ill gotten gains; and by habit does limp, profess to be sick and does moan and groan whenever he approaches the first tee in order to inveigle unsuspecting Shellbacks into giving him strokes which he, the said Mitchell, well knows he does not need.
Prosecution: Your Honor: These are grave charges. One hundred (100) witnesses await without. Without what? Without anything. The Court can ill afford to release this one man crime wave in our peaceable and ordered domain.
The State demands hard labor - that he educate the "Royal Baby."
To play 36 holes of golf on the flight deck, with a putter, using the finger-fittings for holes
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In that Andrew Crinkley, now a Lieutenant Commander in the U. S. Navy, while so serving on board the U. S. S. Lexington, did, on or about 12 May, 1936, in the smoking room of said vessel while said vessel was anchored off Panama, Republic de Panama, say in a disrespectful and contemptuous manner to one Lieutenant, junior grade, Louis H. Hunte, U. S. Navy, and one Lieutenant, junior grade, Eugene S. Lytle, Jr., U. S. Navy, "These Shellbacks are all a bunch of swabs and I think they ought to be investigated," or words to that effect.
Prosecutor: Your Honor: The Royal Works for this man is only an end to end such insubordination. Need more be said. The State rests.
In that Robert Harrell, now a Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Navy, while so serving on the U. S. Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, did, on or about 15 April, 1936, in the ready room of said Air Station, gamble for money with horses.
Your Honor: To supply tender cooked meat for the Cannibals. Let there be utility with our justice.
In that David Rittenhouse, now a Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Navy, while so serving on board the U. S. S. Lexington, while off Panama, did felonously take, steal, carry away and appropriate to his own use, one fish, well knowing said fish to be the property of our Royal Domain.
In that the above mentioned David Rittenhouse, now a Pollywog on the U. S. S. Lexington, did, after felonously taking, stealing, and appropriating to his own use, one fish from our Royal Domain, did return to said ship and state and represent to trusty Shellbacks in the Wardroom of said ship, that the said fish he had felonously purloined from our Royal Domain as being a fathom long, well knowing this to be false and intended to deceive.
Prosecution: Your Honor: This man is a beach hound. It is only five miles to land straight down. Put him there, Your Honor.
To remove the offensive eyebrow from his upper lip and grow a Vandyke beard in lieu thereof and to get the Royal Works.