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VOL. 2, No. 48 _.... 8 February, 1945


An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA .


I Admiral McFall Decorates Trio 4

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A E bNV4's 1$ Way To Beat Japs



L- # i Navy's Ace Of Aces, On Visit Here,


Has Simple Formula For Remarkable '


Record He Set In Pacific CombatLast


Friday afternoon a quiet-spoken, 35-year-old Naval ;;

aviator sat down in the conference room of the main admin-

istration building and talked airplanes for an hour and a
-
V half with Jacksonville newspapermen. The aviator was

___ Comdr. David :McCampbell, top-ranking U. S. Navy fighter.
__ Lj pilot with 34 Jap airborne planesto
L ? his credit-plus 20 more destroyed

I 'MiL Qualified Men Are McCampbell on the,ground.whose trail of


I Sought For Navy's burns aerial victories brightly

; across the shell.
? q

: V-Twelve Program s ; sky filled-Pacific here.

I ,' :; turned to the

JIL J- U S in Decem
I Should Be .
'' S Applications ber answered
1
[ Filed Prior To March questions soft-
; ly, politely.
.
._
inree officers wno nave played heroic roles in the conquest of the enemy during the present conflict 15 It Is Advised ? "Yes i did get
were decorated here last week by Admiral A. C. McFall, Chief of Naval Air Operational Training. They ...*.." JOB nine in one

I were Lieut. Comdr. Gall J. Uurck who received the Presidential Unit Citation, Major Harry Hooper I Applications are now being ac- I McCampbell light I believe -
anti Lt. (jg) Robert C. Bounds, both of whom were presented with the Air Medal. cepted by the Station Educational I that is a record, yes. My
Office for the sixth increment of air group got 314 altcgether .

Three Members Of Wacky Band Will Put On the Navy enlisted V-12 personnel Program, from it was qualified an- .Yes. ., It's I believe hard that to tell is a someone record, else too.

nounced .this week what it's like-you really have to

Staff Get Awards Show Here This EveningMilt Only outstanding men from both be In out compiling there." his unequaled score

the: regular Navy and the Naval of Naval air victories Comdr Mc.
Reserve who are fully qualified in Campbell flew a Hellcat fighter
Here Last FridayRear "Mad Maestro" Britten's Outfit To Present all respects will be recommendedfor from the USS Essex "The Essexis
which
the training leads to
"
my favorite carrier, he said,
Admiral A. C McFall last Evening Of Entertainment For Service Personnel commissioning as an Ensign in the smiling "The Hellcat?-the finest

Friday decorated three membersof Merriment and mirth are often associated with popular: Reserve Corps.each Length successful of the plane I ever flew."

his Naval Air Operational music but it remained for :Milt "Mad Maestro" Brittonto training will given his ap- The question of age came up.
plicant depend on qualifications
Training Command staff for gal Yes, I suppose 35 is a little old fora
lantry and special achievement in combine the two into a show that makes audiences roll and his previous education fighter pilot. I know they

the combat zones. in the aisles with side-splitting laughter. If you think a Preference for duty in deck, engi- called me 'the old man.' ButI

Those receiving awards were Lt custard pie splashing over the kisser i of an unsuspectingSalt neering or supply may be ex- don't really think age makes too
of
Comdr, Gail J, Burck, Pasadena, wise guy .is funny, wait till you pressed at the is time application, much difference, You may worrya
it
although not always possible,
Cal., an air combat intelligence officer see "America's Craziest Orchestra" little more, but the experience
In view of the Navy's varied needs, "
who won a Presidential Unit on an instrument-smashing helps, too.
go to this choice.
Citation for service at Guadalcanalwith rampage tonight at the Mainside grant Someone mentioned tactics.
the First Marine Division; Auditorium. During the training period, all "There's not much I can say

Maj. Harry B. Hooper, Capltola, The famous wacky outfit will V-12 candidates aie rated as apprentice there," he said, laughing, "but, of

Cal., who received the Navy Air r play for two shows, one at 1830, seamen. Any student course, you know that the main
Medal for meritorious action while and the other at 2030, with no I who falls below required officer \ thing is to see 'em first and be
serving as commanding officer of Lake City-Police here, holds barred I standards educationally, physically higher than they are"
on the plea of an MP, arresteda in conduct, or aptitude,
a Marine fighting squadron in the Forewarned may be forearmed, I The commander visited Jacksonville
Marshall Islands, and Lt (Jg) civilian for sweating at a but before the show It over win be returned to general duty in a nation-wide tour of train

Robert C. Bownds, Marblehead, sergeant. chances are ,'ou'li let go and 8'J an enlisted man, but, except ing bases designed to keep instructional
Mass who also awarded the M 'A In disciplinary case, hit pre- techniques abreast
was won't care If you spill all over of the
Air Medal for anti-sub tlouMj-held rating may be restored latest combat
Navy patrol Discloses the place-because everyone developments. He
work in the North Atlantic, Halsey else will be doing the same + providing he I* still qualified wasn't in completely strange territory

At the ceremony Adm. McFall thing. What starts out as a for that rating.To however, because he bad

also read a special letter of com- Planes swell, perfectly set up band, assumes qualify for the V-12 programan previously spent a month at Cecil
mendation from Secretary of the 7,315 Jap the appearance of a Jp applicant must be on active Field and another nine months at

Navy James Forrestal to Comdr, orchestra after a visit l>y B-29 duty, be a male citizen of the U. S, Melbourne as a flight instructor
Burck commending him "for service Lost In 5 Months Superfortresses. be less than 23 years of age on 1 This was before he went out to the

beyond your regular assignment Milt started out as a serious musician July 1945, be unmarried and agreeto Pacific to become skipper of Air
during the periods of greatest but dining an engagementin remain so until commissioned Group 15 on the Essex
danger" on Guadalcanal in Adm. W. F: Halsey, hell-bent- a Philadelphia theater years ago unless otherwise separated from It was June 11, 1914, when
1912 for-leather skipper of the U. S.Navy's he suddenly was seized by the urge the program, be a high school Comdr. McCampbell shot down
Adm. McFall congratulated the free-roving Third Fleet, to stop right in the middle of a graduate or have been in attendance his first plane. It happened
three award winners and said, "I held a press conference last week number Realizing that he couldn't at or accepted for admis- while lie was leading a strike
I. am proud to have you on my staff; "somewhere in what used to: be just cease playing, he made believehe sion by an accredited college or over Salpan Island, "There were
I hope we will always be ship part of the Japanese Empire. It was angry at the trombone university, have successfully com 12 In our flight," he said, "and
mates." was a significant press conference, player and smashed his fiddle over pleted courses in elementary algebra one Jap took it upon himself to
Among the guests attending the too, because it gave the first overall the latter's head. The trombonist and plane geometry, have pull up Into our formation-
ceremony were Mrs, Barbara sum-up of the kind of havoc reacted as every man would-he passed the O'Rourke General Classification there was nothing to do but
Burck, wife of the award recipient, our Navy has been wreaking all broke his music stand over Milt'sback Test with a score of 88 shoot him down..
and Comdr. W A. Schoech, head of over lllrohlto's far-Pacific sanctum in retaliation The audienceate or above or the new General Classification Seven days later, during the .
training for the Naval Air Opera I sanctorum for the past five it up. They howled. And they Test with a acme of 60 "Marianas Turkey-S hoc t." he

tional Training Command I I months. kept on howling when' others in the or higher (in cases where no test bagged seven more It was in the
For one thing, the admiral revealed -
-t- that total of band taking up the cue, star ted to score is available, the applicantwill Second Battle of the Philippines
PT 100 I I a 7,315 Jap break up everything in sight. be given the opportunity of Sea-October 24-that the commander -
Department two million tons of
planes, merchant
America's craziest band was boin. taking the test), and be physically shot down nine during one
Per Cent In Bonds I and transport vessels been and While the popular band leader qualified for commissioned rank flight. He and his wingman, Lt
90 have
Nipponese warships still Is a musician at heart:, he is No waivers from any of the above (jg) Roy W. Flushing, attackeda
Officers and enlisted pel'sonntlof definitely destroyed by his Third will be of 60 Jap fighters
really in his glory when surrounded requirements considered group and together
the Physical Training Depart Fleet and Adm John S. McCain'sfast
Enlisted who destroyed 15 during a run.
confined of have had
by destruction ( men
ment have reached 100 cent carrier task force since last
per course, to musical Instruments, more than two years of collegeare ning battle that lasted an hour and
participation in the War Bond allotment September
stage props and the clothes of the Ineligible::; for recommendation 35 minutes.
broken
Joining the ranksof These losses have Jap
program men in the band). However his for the .1: program, but "They didn't even hit us with
control of the South China Sea all
the Executive Department and "
love for this nonsense almost paled may apply for admission to the machine gun fire, he said, "but
the from to Formosaand
T-2 Unit of the Aviation Training way Saigon
both of us were damaged from
few back In of Program, flying -
a years a wave Rell"nf'llthhlpm81J
Department, it was announced this our forces can operate there
through the debris-those
misguided generosity, a well- popularly known as V-7. In thislatter Jap
time want to, Hal
week. now "any we planes explode, you know."
known Italian conceit master
applicants maybe
Lt Stephen E. Epler is the de- sey said. program For
the two Battles of the Phil.
loaned Milt a priceless violin when married men, and the maximum -
partment's bond officer.HuiitU Numbered In the 00 warships I i
_..,,, _.--- definitely ,sunk are one battleship the band was filling a serious engagement age is 30 jears. In slew pplnes Sea Comdr. McCampbell
1 holds the
:. at an important function of the higher educational requirements Congressional Medal of
Offl four flat-tops, four heavy 1 1If'rlod Honor He has
also
cruiser, three light cruisers' 21 sponsored by a public official. In V-7, the trainnlg received the
New York (CNS)-Some New Navy Cross and two
Somehow other after the Is shorter Distinguished
or soon correspondingly j
18 escorts
destroyers destroyer
York girls, with husbands and Flying Crosses for his matchless
sweethearts in the armed services, I four Milininrlne and 31 small band got started, the roughhouse As the sixth increment of the C ombat record
crept In The rudlence was de- IM2 starts on 1 July
slil Not
have appeared on Gotham's sheets combat ()s. definitelysunk program
and the in must be in the lie was asked about our pilot, .

wearing a lapel decoration designed but known to have been lighted applause 1915: all applicants
All this served 15 MarchIn "They ore excellent. We revceiverl
to let home-front wolves damaged are 15'! other Nip creased Intensity Educational Office by
out of circulation. ship, Including eight buttle to feed the intensity of the moment order to allow sufficient time many replacements fromJachsenvlilethey
know they are
WOIOIf'lght heavy ('rulJM rll, and before he realized what for processing and examinations were excel
A little silver figure of a sailor ((01'soldier
lent In and
ability
) points to a heart on whichI eight light cruisers, S'J dmtroy- he was donlg. :Milt broke the pre- No applicants will be accepted quality TIM
inscribed the word "TAKEN." Continue on Page Three Continued on Page Three after the 15: March deadline Continued on Page Thro*






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Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 February 1945


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What Is Your Reaction At 30,000 Feet? Navy's A T U I



OFFICER THE Can Tell You From Experience Of Numerous Flights



I Bj LT. J. II. OKATOV, I'SXR 'C"

... How do you feel at 30,000 feet Sa
Just! ak! the staff of the Altltu
YS
Rr
'Unit. Located in the Main Static

Dispensary! is!! one of the NIWY'I;
I busiest Altitude Training Units

'I' Every day seven or eight flight
i )
1 are made to 30.000 feet or to higher .
+
+ ; tt '
; tf r' +
altitudes for the purpose 01 Ih
training pilots and ailcrewmen Iti ,
,i the physiological aspects! of hij

j altitude flying: I
The unit has two Low Pressu e

!I Chambers with a capacity of 14 Y.
passenger and two observers each
They have a rate of climb of 8.OOC
feet per minute Their ceiling 1 1i IeI
I above 40.000 feet, and they C&11 i
drive at better than 18000 feet per
minute, Of (course routine flight s : "' '

A ( are scaled to represent present air' \

craft performance ,
If jon were sent here fur a I a ,
flight voii would first receive an

hour lecture, the purpose of this 4, I
Is \f acquaint the It'udC'ntIt II L sFv kR

the tangent of digit altitudes 'et a
warn him in advance of the ef- t .
trots of altitude on his body and
'a acquaint the" student with the ,. AF'v 4 III IIIs
I"
procedure for using oxygen
Another of naval aviation "old-
equipment normally' a* well as s
timers" here at the Jacksonville' its emergency features which
Naval Air Station is Comdr. Fred)
are designed i to protect lillll life.
n. Gage Yard Officer and First
Next, the student la assigned ;a
Lieutenant.
seat in the chamber and fills outa
He holds Certificate of Qualification
a
questionnaire to provide the staff
at Aeronautical School No with information on his present I A flight surgeon: "passed the '" (lrd." Lieut. James II. Beaton, (MC) SNK, Orrk r.i8-Charge *f

271, dated 1 September 1917, I state of health V\hen given: clearance ; the Altitude Training I'nit, explains! the use of a new' type Army portable oxygen unit. His audience
which he was awarded at Pensa- by the Flight Surgeon In from left to right, is comprised of Dr. T. Z. ('.a" on. a prominent phtsldan .f a Jacksonville hospital
cola during the last war. He was charge Lt James H. Beaten MC!) Captain E. ii:. Smith (MC) I'S\. Senior Medical Officer; (.""dr. >\', Karliett, (MC) SMC.. Main lk- I
among the first aviators to fly the j USNR,, he is fitted with winter I I"nl'.u'Lt.. Comdr J. >\. Omtott. TSN, Ommanding OfficerF OTUJ, and It. Comdr. \\'. II.
H-12 an early twin engine plane of NAAS K 1.
flight clothing. which, he will ap lavorskv.. (MC) I'SX. flight surgeon Jacksonville Munhiftal Airport e.
And he vas one of the first!! fliers! I -- ---- --- -- -- -- ----- --
to drop torpedoes from a plane I predate when at 30.000 feet, since. Comparison is made of their fin serves as a vivid reminder of the I I Jacksonville' A.T.I', from Its
tank high-ranking naTal officers I the chamber 0 Fahrenheit is then to 30 degrees! the below gernails coloring to that of the I|I continued vigilance required of all inception to the present time

cil today were at Pensacola at the duplicate (Observer on oxygen: Those with I who would fly safely at altitudes There is also a school within
cold cf altitude.
intense
time young Gage was undergoing high out oxygen have bluish' grey nails i above 10000 feet with oxygen I I II A.T.U. for the training of Aviation
flight training, and a number of I Upon entering the chamber, the< {i While the observers nails are stilla I I The remaining period at 30,000 Equipment and Survival Officers.
admirals who are now responsible technicians direct him to his seat normal pink. It is then brought feet is used to demonstrate the effects : Jacksonville' was the first stationto
for the enviable record naval aviation and adjust his! equipment.1'hen home that this very unspectacular : of cold with warnings of the establish such a school in the
is achieving in Word War n all passengers are aboard and change is one of the aviator's best! : danger of frostbite as the tempera. : Navy. The graduates" of this
went through old Squadron 4 at checked the order" is passed 1 : signs!! preceding collapse from lack ture steadily drops toward30 degrees school are attached to all flttt
Pensaeola when Comdr. Gage was "Take off," of oxygen, I Fahrenheit Also the passengers units: Carriers, Patus and operating -

its C. OThe I Technicians manning the chamber Oxygen masks are put on. tested I are instructed concerning squadrons throughout the Pacific -
eteran airman was born are now in action One records Iby the inside observer' and ascents I gas cramps and "bf'nds' induced bv I Their duty is to supervisethe
at llaverhill MaNN., on 4 April In the log the time and another is resumed to 30.000 feet. Upon high altitude. As the long descent oxygen, liferaft and emergencygear :
1W6. Me attended the public opens the \'acuum'ah'f' settingthe arrival at this altitude a further I to sea level' begins through the l of their units, They also are
school there and then studied at rate of climb at 33000 feet per demonstration of the need for oxygen equivalent of better than five miles trained in the principles of survival
I'hiltipK Exeter Academy. A minute. The technician operating:' is made To accomplish! this a'1 of air. the passengers are reminded and of air-sea rescue
freshman and a football Mar at the temperature control makes settings volunteer who is seated at a ,:iO- once again of the methods of Another phase of ATU activityis
live fait entity of Alabama lIf'n to haa 0 degree temperature caliber gun, removes his mask. An I avoiding blocked ears or sinus resulting that of conducting actual oxygen
I
America entered the conflict In at 18000 feet The officer in electric light bulb indicates when from the increasing flights in an SNB2c specially
April,of 1917. he forsook his education I charge observes closely from hit the gun is! fired. In the demonstra. I sure prf'S-1 equipped for oxygen flights. These

a month later and enlistedin I port, since this is a particularly lion, the. subject is instructed to At 10,000 feet oxygen masks are flights are made with the cooperation
the :Navy' a ) a landsman for I difficult part of the flight--none fire upon enemy planes and to II removed with the reminder that' of theM Unit which provides
iptarlertnaster, the equivalent of of the passengers wear their oxygen wave at friendly ones'' as they are oxygen is to be used above this pilots for these flights
an apprentice neaman Selectedam I masks! The reason-the best >d'f'ry soon his fingernailsand altitude on all flights: Any diffi- j Operation of the Altitude TrainIng -
one of IS enlisted men for way to show a person why he uses i his lips become blue. Then culties of the ear or sinuses are Unit requires the services of a
flight training at IVnsacola" his oxygen is to show him what happens after about !'K> scccnds of breathing: promptly and effectively treatedby I large croup of specially trained officers -
career. In naval aviation began when he cloesn use it'! Consequently only air at 30,000 feet, the gunner the inside observer' I as instructors with hospital-
Then" things began moving swift all hands within the I begins making gross errors, firing The Altitude Training Vnlt I I. : corpsmen, male and female, technicians -
ly. On 11 October 1917 he received hamber with the exception of the on friends and waving at enemy justly proud (>f its rc ord. 30.0OO The Jacksonville ATU.
a (special<< order discharge technician, use no oxygen up to I' planes The observer promptly re pilots\ Mad Aircrew men have is one of the Navy six large trainIng -
fr >m the regular Navy and he 8OOO feet 'places his mask and in 30 more been given Mtrination i without I schools for Low Pressure
immecliatrlv enrolled In the retrve. The chamber is leveled off at 18,. seconds he is completely normal mishap.t present about Chamber( Technicians. In keeping.
On 26 November he quail i 000 feet, temperature 0 degreesahienheit except that his errors are unknownto littO men a month pass throughthe with the increased tempo of high
fied RH a naval aviator, No 265, At this point, the of. him A short talk by the officer, chamber Credit for this Altitude bombing. this Jacksonville
while a seaman second clatw.! On I facer in charge demonstrates to the in charge reveals that this man achievement in due to (plain activity is playing an important
17 January' 1918 he was, eoinmist4 students! how they are being effected was totally unaware of his approach Kben t:. !Smith (.MC) ISN, who" I role in the effort to "IU EP 'EM
..1M'd as an ensign. by exposure to high altitude to complete collapse This I ham directed the activities of FLMNG"
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The enthusiastic pilot remainedat
Pensacola as an instructor, andthen I verize: E't'rr.lut Nazi. Bloodthirsty people slaughtered' Anything they
I ? Who, me ? I might: do to the Germans would
transferred to NAS San
was
Diego in August, 1918 In April, The Inquiring I be justifiable. Umbriago
919, he was placed on inactive F. C. Bowling, S2c, Pomona.
duty, but the following year, on 15 Cal: Hazel M, Williams!, 13c, Jackson I Allows
September 1920, he returned to active I believe the question is unessential Miss:
duty and was made squadron Reporter J'The Treatment cf the" German I I I don't care who) gets there
commander of Squadron No 4 at I will be handled jci-tly by ,the Allies fiist Anything that helps bring
Pcnsacola From there he went to : home my cweetie-pie has my' ap.I I Umbriago. the cage!; of Potlatch,
provalTcmmy, I: peered Intently into his beer as we
Coco Solo In the Canal Zone as | I II
squadron commander and executive I KuftiMins arc A'nok W C Lutz, SClc. Philadelphia : approached his table He seemedto

officer, and on 1 July 1922 he inn> at thf door of film, I Us-the Americans I'd like to I F Williams i F2c, Copper have something" on his mind
went back to inactive duty.In I see the Brooklyn Dodgers go Into hill, Tenn: ; 'Gieetlngs, he allowed, briefly
the meantime young Gage I and< a Life puh) ftom the nest I I! Berlin swinging baseball bats! Not the soft.hearted) Amfl Kant!. I shifting hu gaze the cuds.

had been promoted tw ice. He rose i by< the Americans and British Heck, they 'an't strike out all the I He're a nation of Quakers when it "Join that me in ruminating the on world a problem no .

to lieutenant junior grade, on 1 is iuiniinftit. )U7/o/ would I Iyou time Or maybe we could organize comes to dealing out punihhment' I end" is vexing
a regiment of hotly Boxers and But I think we're learning
October 1918 while at San Diego
like to get to BerlinMartha
ste I We ordered a beer.1'hat
the Nazis to death.
scream --
1 I
He wa. made a two striper on
first I I I world like a
problem" we began,
July 1920 I -- James O. Pape, S2c, Frankfort,
'could
II fisherman casting the bait,
In c-Ivllllfe the flyer became as- Ben Flrrincill, S2c Paterson,, IndI': I II fellow fortunately -
possibly
concern a *o
sccaited! with a large wholesalingconcern Capps, SK (1" ), Bievard, N. J,: I hope the Russians race Into : settled ai ? Not only
in Pensacola, out never j', N. C: I wouldn't give a hoot if the j Berlin roaring drunk after a good''I II have served you sea,hitch
did he relax his interest it. cvii- The Russians I hope six: million South Jersey Democrats went into I vodka stew and mow down every I and been you your to of the

ton Whenever he could, he flew I 'Russians go into Berlin carrying i Berlin, so long as this war ends in ,; last German in the city. The Ger- i iI most pleasant assigned shore! bases one in the
. at the air station, and on 1 Dc.I( :six million meat grinders and pul- I a hurry That would be good ;I mans can't "take it" any better states, but you are drawing flight
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tuber 1925 he was named commanding I II treatment for the Nazis-look at than any other people The second pay and have the whole night to
officer of the Third Ht'i i Christmas while he was in ----I what the Democrats have done to World War happened only because spend it"Umbriago
serve Aviation Division VT I ing at Pensacola in World the state of New Jersey. I the German people did notexpf'liE'lW'e chuckled and sucked
Squadron Four years later he was I one of his students! !! froze at the any of the horrors of suds from his mustache "My
'contl'ls. and the old R-7 with its
lieutenant commander the last war. I think severe
promoted to to twin pontoons crashed into Pen- Thomas J, Ewald, Pfc (MC), treatment will do much to friend, I sense a slight tone cf
The was changed changethe "
squadron said.'However .
I sacola Mllwaukf'e'il..: sarcasm in your ,voice', he
Bay Fortunately however attitude of the
RD8 First Aviation Division militaristicGermans
VN *
: whatI
-
I will to
The Reds. If the Russians pass on
neither getthere :
student instructor "
nor about the
en 18 April 1930, and Comdr. Gage first they'll impose" severe' "glory of war have to say Do you realize
was seriously! huit
trmainded as her commanding officer that you are sitting, with a man
until October of that year | Back on 4 April 1916, the ;youthful retaliatory the Germans punishment have done for But what I D. D Danlker, S2c, Chattanooga. who, after only two beers'!, has
flier married the former Elizabeth Tenn:
this time his designationWas -
During discovered the most yt
plausible
think if they had a choice\ the
changed to Class AVG Bell of Pensacola They have I think would be better If we diabolical method of dealing with
Honorably retired on 1 September children, Lt. Fred H. Gage, Jr.. Nazi Berlin.would I prefer think thf'y're to have deathly us! enter pot there first I think the Russians Hitler after the % 'a1"
Pacific
veteran South airman make
1934, lie" MM' ,recalled toactive may unreasonable demands Now it comes, we thought.
afraid of the Russians and fear
who hold the DFC and the AirMedal which in turn .
would kick ,
duty in November. 1940 annihilation at their hands. "Okay, lets have it, I suppose .
acid ordered to NAB Jacltsonille now stationed at USNAAS, up another war in a few years you are going to advocate tossing' 2
\ one of the first officer* tot Jax Municipal No 1, and Eleanor, But, on the other hand, there him to the Russians, although for
aged IS: Their home is, in the of I L. Pfc MC Jacksonville only one language the
charge of the lard DepartMient nC'ulI' quarters aboard the station : Nazis understandforce. others have beat you to the idea
The officer likes, all Who else but the Russians .- retorted
a* assignment whkh be yard fpoits, "Not at all, Umbitago ,
still told He reached his present but football Is his rear love. Heed The Russians have been "carryingthe Jefferson City, Mo CNSThe looking faintly pained as he flicked
rank *f commander ta January u to officiate at many games ball" in the war to date, so meals are so good at the Missouri Invisible dust from his hash mark
1943. around! Pemacola.! His favorite why shouldn't they have the honor State pen that 1500 convicts have "I could do better than that with.
The commander waves aside his pastime these days is to relax athome of scoring the winning touchdown 7 petitioned the warden to let them out any beer iNo.

early &ys 'in naval aviation as uneventful in a good; comfortable chair rhey've seen hundreds: of their stay on as KPi. after. serving" their I First I would bring the
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I; They'll Be Brokers Tonight-: Maybe Nicknames Prove "Where/ Is The American Heart??" ,'.


a ..... Seabees Retain -- --
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1 + IdiUr'i: >.te: Ihf lullowUc IriUrreUllve .
Succeeds l. She natal ilnctUa, not nljr
Their HumorSeabee Blenman I'.here but U all part .r tine ii.lio.,
wo prrM-ntrd I. Ifce JAX AIR l'toWI
.1' imaginativeness combines by 1,1 T. >fidli.rl, I'NMt,

{ with the unfailing Amer- Hughes As NAOTC While, to the best of my knowledge -

ican sense of humor to producean "The Society of Landlords":

amusing terminology for gang is a non-existent society insofar a*

divisions of the 17th Special Training Officer its title is concerned, it nevertheless *

Stevedore Battalion stationedhere does actually exist in practice.It .

in the Central Pacific. Comdr Charles Blenman, Jr, originated with the creation of k

FAb Carpenters assigned by Chief former commanding officer of the man, but its germination was '
'It I
!! Boatswain's Mate: Ernest B. Nor- Liberator training unit at the {1 faulty and its progression weak.

I II a man, Jr., TSNR, answer to the Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Municipal With the advent of Dec. 7, 1941,
j "..
term of ..ood butchers. Ship-
w normal
this organization surpassed
Airport No 1, has been ap-
fitters" have become "plpebend- pointed multi-engined training of- maturity, assumed gigantic pro

era disbursing" storekeepers, ficer for Rear Adm. A, C Fall'8 portions and spread as wild fire J

? "abacus Jugglers." Naval Air Operational Training licking its way from the Pacific

"Belly robbers, are of course Command"starf., it was announcedlast Coast to the shores of the Atlantic,
the cooks and bakers, those unfortunates -
week. He will succeed Comdr. devastating every major city,
who no matter what ,.
do G. E, Hughes, who has been trans- every town, every hamlet. Where
they can never please evC'rybody j
ever people were settled the flamesof
The best chow that any ferred to a command at sea. ,
its greed were felt. Though
Navy man ever had is alwaysat
I scorned by the most noble of our
his last duty or his next duty, II
I American citizenry, it was accepted -
but never at his present duty
warmed their
who
by many
Other gangs include the steve-
the heat of its selfish
in
purses
who
dore checkers say, "aye"to .
a "tonnage rustlers" appela- passion

tion The Master-at-Aims is the i This organization Is not of the I

I I "bad man control," the electric- standard tjpe. It has no central

: ians are "flash men," communi- j figurehead; rather it has many Individual -

cations workers are "buzz men" leaders. They are leaders

while the executive office is op- I, who have shown great unity of

timistically referred to as the purpose. Their, sentiments are
"brains department" uniquely similar whether their tyr-

Up until this point at 'least, anny be demonstrated in San Diego -

the seven-day all work week Jacksonville! or Smithville

hasn completedly succeeded in r rs Gathering its impetus from the

making these Seabees dull boys.Seaman aa sneak Japanese attack on Pearl

.M.---A- Harbor, and in keeping with the

plan of the society, a great dissec-

Jean tion took place. This dissection

IS 5/ made it1 possible for many people to

exist, where before, a few had,
11 t. ..", I,__5 T Tells AboutExperiences lived. Termed the patriotic thingto !

Thin pile of violin is just a ..mall part of the stuff America. do, the eye of public opinion

trarlent Orchestra has smaslied. or torn to ribbon during Its wackyrarer. gleamed with favor on the wielders

Milt Britton, the Mad .M.etro of Destruction ban paid almost of the scalpel. The society was .,

half a million dollars for Instruments, broken, Milts ripped serving the nation by accommodating -

right. off his mews bat'UK, and other props. Broken violin In ten s i the vast multitude of servicemen
Dear Fran
:
years have (sat $ IH .UOO, A like amount has been spent for tuxedos concentrated In the rapidly
To or not Js the question -
and work uils.. Mvlin turns ran to $.;,000. and a similar outlay for marry I I swelling cities and towns of the

tailor btlltt. llrews shirt, tom to .shred* amounted to $10,000 and I and greatly doth it plague I me I" ComdrBlenman, who will country Soon it became apparent '(
and
rnllars, $ ,:iO.< Revolver blank. and bottled settler water each cost I now I had, by it day settled, night but it seems thought to maintain his office on the main however that these service men 1

$ .QOO, And there lwall been a considerable first aid bill for assorted line again. Bilks the right man, Naval Air Station, returned to the huddling together in rented quarters
See them on a wrecking, spree here United States last February from the recipients of extreme
ache, bruise, and sprain go I know that for certain, but all were J
tonight. I the South Pacific, where he flew treatment both financial and social r
along I've maintained that mar- I
-- y --- -- with a Liberator photo reconnaissance It was at this point that the
home and
riage means having a I
I I and patrol squadron While society was set back harshly.
FacilitiesOn
Seabee Battalion Puts we can't manage that, with our 'I
immediate futures in the hand of there he participated in the New I'I While the harvest reaped by the

ActivitiesA an impersonal pullerofpuppetstrings Georgia, Bougainville and Cape society from then on was not as !
Wheels To Speed Up I
known as BuPers MaybeI Gloucester campaigns, and won the rich as formerly it continues to i

!f--- .- I need to come up to date and Distinguished Flying Cross for flourish, largely due to the excellence .
Navy Seabee I battalion which photographic and patrol work,
Change my principles, abandon my I of judgment demonstrated
its facilities on wheels has See Them First I I Before he became Liberator
put caution, and take what fling I can, a I by the O.P.A. in establishing ceilings -
moved into the Philippines with 'I Bill is asking for leave the last of pilot the new NAOTC staff member I and settling claims, From

all the mobility of a circus I Get Above 'Em March, when I'm to take mine, flew scouting planes throughout I here on, the work of the society
Construction of vitally needed : 1941 and 1942 in the South
has been held in higher regard ,
and we'll go home together That I :
bases goes forward expedited by I Pat He, and from Samoa, Wallis With the of the obvious
Ace majority
Says Navy will be the time to do it. if we'regoing i
the mobile principle of bringingthe and Funafuti Islands. He holds a
infractions forcefully eliminated by
to, because I would not be I
rather
facilities to the men 1 home. special letter of commendation for I the untiring government workers
from Continued from Page married any place except ti
than taking time building I his achievements as executive officer I
? thev. varied In Wonder what March will bring? I The Society temporarily lapsed into
to transport the men to the facilities Jail pilots general
about theOriental of his scout-plane squadron. a more compatible, less notorious
though the Navy' pilotswere People kept talking! "
I Comdr Blenman is a graduateof
better than I Gardens, so one night II existence.
Almost 80 per cent of the bat- conoUlerablv the Naval Academy. class of
talion's equipment has been put the ,laprm>' pilot \ntl, bj then..w roommate, Martha and I 1934 He his wings at However, something else. remains
won Navy
on wheels according to Comdr. the way, the Navy planes we I I went to town after work, The O.P.A. scteeniHg process
Pensacola in 1933 and has since!
Harold F. Lynn, Civil Engineer calledeke* and the Army caught a South ,Ia<'ks nville bus, I is powerless to sift the tragic
served both at sea and as a flight
Corps, USNIt planes Os.cars--we don't (tall I andi..it..tt salt gardens. The I element out of the situation The
instructor at Pensacola and Jacksomille -
Less than an hour after theywere themeroen any more." approach' through liveoak wood, He is married to the for- bottom of the pot is still black.It .
thl'kth! almost
unloaded front a ship in The comander had one close call. lacy, mo.8"In mer Rhea Loomis of St Petersburg is noted by many in The Society
nice the
the Philippines two mobile gal- "It happened on May 19 during a as as' anything that the service men, their

leys were producing hot meals, raid on Marcus Island," he recalled cultivated formal part. Sunlight __+ clientele for the most part are

feeding a thousand! men in 50 "Two explosive shells hit my I slanting low gave an orange: very much like other normal American -

minutes The galle" contain plane and started flies in the belly i tone'to everything, and strains : Mainside Gives people. iThey. too, actually
of "Love's Old Sweet fcong"
built-in ranges using liquid tank and the hydraulic system. I marry and even go so far as to
sinks drawing their water fuel'l dropped the belly tank which was drifted through the park. They have babies. It is further noted, '

tanks under the roof and a extremely attached -- but thetewasnt were' obviousl planted} from somewhere a loudspeaker In- ; $558 In Dinles and ,established as a permanent

able generator to supply much I could do about the plank in patty policy. that babiesare
the trees, but tuned
tricity so I just let it ynobtru- indeed, undesirable things.They .
built hydraulic system s.I ely ho that tires rather blended I The annual appeal of the National !
The trailer galleys were
burn It burned itself out in about Foundation for Infantile cry sometimes, In addition
when, on a southwest Pacific 15 minutes. Into the general atmosphereand sis was answered firmly Paraly by the I I to the dog, they now have the babyto
did not
base the battalion had men annoy. i
.
place on rental restriction Thehairied
working at widely scattered It was pretty bad, though, while There were small arched bridgesover men and women attached to NAB I
Instead of using valuable it lasted The cockpit filled with a stream benches near the Jacksonville and auxiliary air ;! service man, fighting !

point hours transporting!' the men to smoke, the .llaps and landing gear quiet lily pond, a lazy water wheel ''fields in this vicinity according i i against of time the, turns to the classifielsection I
and
camp for meals, the galley was wouldn't operate and there was no I, and a led canoe inviting pa ssen- to a report from the .Chaplain Office i newspaper follows
anxious
an down the
brought to them. right rudder control, and only half gers. Two soldiers were taking on the total amounts collected i I finger
I I
I "Furnished Apartments" column
Two sparepaillockers on control on the left rudder I got I pictures of each other under the in the "March of Dimes" campaign
I It Is very easy for him to combine
essential back by breathing thrbugh my trees their film here,
wheels, with the parts'keep i cypress wasting four advertisements to read
trucks, bulldozers, cranes oxygen mask and lowering my as anyone would know it was too I Mainside tonned the list with
heavy equipment mov- landing gear manually. I landed dark in there. Some ducks slept I $553,31 dropped into the coin boxes Desirable apartment F u tniched. -.
I I Near bus line. Kitchen
\ ready to operate at a okay but after I climbed out they 'on the lawn; a black and yellow scattered at strategic points in the

moment's notice.Headquarters had to give! 'Minsi -thats my I spider swayed in a web at least two area under its jurisdiction, Cecil privileges. No drinking No +
commanding plane-the deep six: She was past I with $122.00 raised I smoking No pets No children,
of the feet in diameter, braced in the angle Field was next i iI I "
II Call 6-9764J.
officer, nerve center of the repair."' of a hanging sign. Farther on I Third place went to NAGS at Vel-

battalion, unfold like a tent During its seven months of com- ,was I a piece of liver front, with a lowater which collected $303,91. I The majority of us are temperate

t from a trailer into a spacious bat operations, Comdr. McCamp- I view across the wide St. Johns night behind was Green Cove beings We, for the most mart,

office bell's "Fabled Fifteenth" air group I toward a tall apartment making Springs with $30..62. I i strongly desire to outlaw the vices;

There is a photographic laboratory broke virtually every record in the I solitary effort at a "Miami sky- 1 Others on the list included I if we cannot completely outlaw

.n wheels a motion pic- books Besides the 314 Jap planes line," From there we watched the NATTC -$217.38, Marine Air De- I them, we hope emphatically to curb,

ture projection booth ready to shot down in the air, it also destroyed sun descend, a red ball, Into the tachment (NATTC$1l7i2) Jax them But, must children bethought

present shows in the jungle wherever 348 on the ground In the pines I Municipal No 1 75.36, and Naval of as being in the Slime

a screen can be mounted, ship category, it sank a carrier, a Now I have seen both sunrise Hospital- .$38,37. category as vice*

and a mobile library destroyer, a destroyer escort and i and sunset over this river, and of -5-s- The service man is fighting to

I --- 174,300 tons of merchant shipping, the two prefer the first though. rid the world of a disease that ha*, ,

plus almost a half a million more both ate full of color What better Wacky Band To in some form touched every nation )

Halsey Discloses tons probably sunk or damaged. could enhance the crimson brilliance and every people. He has little time

How much longer does Comdr, of a sunrise than PBY wings for family. When he does have

7,315 Jap Planes McCampbell think the war is goingto in silhouette I have stood by the Do Stuff Here that little time, must he sacrificeit

last'"At least two more hangar under those dark wings, I too* He appeals to the AMERICAN
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Lost In Pacifk years" with others extending clear downto HEART!
---- 4Japs --- the ramp, and watched deep I cious fiddle over the head of one --.t.-

( l fltlnlll'll from rage 1 Xo Pushover shadows lift, and silver highlights I I of the bandsmen. The horrific War Will Cost U. S. r

ff. and 44 *. '.rt %r. els. Washington (CNS)-Our war gleam, a pattern foreground for owner let out one long, anguished 1

McCain's share in this kill In.tides against Japan will not be a short the changing colors of the sky. ''shl'lek and fainttlck1in! the t $450 Billions By '46
onlookers who had no inkling of
The steeds of
fiery Apollo may
116100'' tons destroyed of shipping-and one, In the opinion of Joseph C have raced across a Grecian sky. I the catastrophe Between the excitement Washington (CN-S--By) the etui ,.a.
\ planes Grew Undersecretary of State and I
, three-month periodending' drawing the golden sun, but for of such an important fig- of the 19t6 fiscal year the U, 3,
covers only a former ambassador to Japan who out and the doings on will have spent $4OIM.004),1MI( ( <
2:;. Nearly one- me a Catalina beats it, AlreadyI ure passing on
January toll of I said at a'recent press! conference have learned to balance some of the bandstand, where everythingof World War U, it is estimated! in
fifth of this tremendous here that the U, S has a long,
value whatsoever was ; President Roosevelt's
I the hurts of Navy life with appreciation any annual bwdg.
was taken on one day before is
Jap shipping hard road ahead victory I shambles, the assembled ; et to
12-.-*ff the French Indochina of certain privileges impossible quickly becoming message Congress The President
--Jan. when Fast Carrier won. to civilian days of yore. guests roared with laughter has asked war expenditrresof
coast our --- +---
,
Proximity to FBY's can pay for but Milt's heart had .turned to $70,044,000.0 Force sank or damaged Buy War Bonds
Task 200000 tons the Buy, much; I am glad to )te a WAVE. l lead Needless to say. ,it took the local year starting Julf 1 ... .a

ships totaling in ORB Truly Mad Maestro, a long tim, to pay total budget, request o( ,uotO-,
toll for a single day I I
greatest >'e; Eye Freedom j I JEAN. for the fiddle. o' oeoo.
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Editorial Offices*
Public Illations Office, Moon 2U \
Administration Annex Illtlg- 954 -Neu c r c1Views irnn&atior

C Telephone' Extension: 8512 "
The JAX AIR NEWS l I. published weekly at the U. S.
Natal Air Station, Jarksoll\ lIIe, Florida, by the Public
KeUtloni Office at no expense: to the Ion', nmpnt. Cople t)
ere dUlilbuteil dee" of charge at the Naval Air Station ....
the Naval Air Tl'chnlcal1'ralnlng Center, the Headquarter II)' CHAPLAIN* SIIKRIDAV BELL, U.S.N.K.!
cl the Naval Air Operational Training Command Nava f
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs, Naval Auxll, 1 Abraham Lincoln said, "let not him who Is
lary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunners' School houseless pull down, the house of another, but let
the U. S. Naval lk pllal, the Naval Auxiliary Air Station him work diligently and build one for himself, thus
Municipal No.1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station e by example assuring that hhrown shall be safe from .
Mil
t.
)poi ,l et' '. violence when built" I wonder if the great Lincolnwas

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN thinking: about the words of Jesus in the "Ser.
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training mon on the Mount", when He said "therefore who.

Captain Herbert E. Regan, USNCummanding soever heareth' these sayings of mine, and doeth
Officer them, !Is like a wise man which. built his house upona
Jniknornllle( Naval Air Station
rock; and the rain descended and the floods came
Captain Joseph B. Ljnch. USNR i.nd the winds blew and beat upon that house; andit
('ommandlnlt Officer fell not: for it was founded upon a rock."
Naval Air Technical Training Center
The appeal that Jesus made for men was that
Captain John('ommllndlnluenet'r J. O'Mallev (MC), USN they should be ceitaln of their foundations He

U. S. Naval Hospital compared the wise man with foolish man who
built his house upon the sand. And we know what
Colonel Marlin J. Kelleher.USMC (Ret.)
Commanding officer happens when a house is built upon the sand. It
Marine B..rI'II'k.Commandl'r cannot withstand wind and rain and floods! The

challenge that Jesus demanded of men was "lookto
Edward E Dolecek USNCommanding '
Officer your foundations"! When A man built his house
Naval Air Gunnt'chool M: upon solid ground there was no question in the

Commander Flank T. Coibln USN mind of the Saviour that such a man could meet the 6'world \
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and not be defeated it
Commanding Officer by
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Spring "You would ask for march!" his .,J
I a It is hard enough for a man to build life,
Commander Michael P. Bngdanovlch, USN L even on a good foundation. Our tragic times show
Commanding Officer ". too often that men and women With foundations fit
Naval Auxiliary All Station Cecil Field
for a skyscraper life, elect miserabfe shacks fit
-- --- -
Commander Carl I F. Xlebeile USN only for pigs. No man or woman if they are honest
Commanding Officer AMUSEMENT CALENDAR with themselves, will admit that they want to II'eIn
Naval Auxiliary: All Stations Municipal No. 1
a pig sty.
Lieut. Comdr. "h1. .P Men lit. L'SNRCommanding Mainside Movie Schedule Each day within our 'own
Officer experience, men and
Naval Auxlllaiv Air Station MdjportLieut. Today-"LKT'S TACK IT." Hop Hope. 1300( ( .show only, women reveal that they have lost their sense of
Friday-"UNHKIt WESTERN SKIES: Noah Berry, Jr., :Martha proportion and balance. They have constructed
Col. William Commanding T. Evan Olflcer. USMC (Ret.) O'Urisctill. variety show traveling east. by .stagecoach, is waylaidby their lives with shoddy material. It isn't any wonder -

Mailne Aviation DetachmentThe desperadoes. By her spunk, the ouner's daughter win the admiration then, when they are hit by a hurricane that
I of the bandit leader so lie ullous them all to go. In a town their lives crumble and fall apait.

JAX".AIR Republlcatlon NEWS' receives of credited Camp Newspaper matter prohibited Servicemnteitnl. close. bj, the Interest. of the leader gets her Into trouble with the Our Lord was a carpenter by trade. He knew

without permission of CNS. War: Depuitment lt 5 E. townspeople, but all. Is. straightened out by the town schoolteacher how to build a house so that It would withstand the
42nd St. N. Y. C. ,
whom eventually
marries
strain and violence of life. He knew that a man
Saturday"BKONIKK: HAT," Ronald Reagan <(
show only I what was required in the construction of that house.
You Relief
Help Navy "TIIUNHKKIIKAI: } SON OK "
Sunday- 'I.I'I\A" toddy McDowell. The timbers that would not rot. The brick that
The western mountains andallejs America are the backgroundfor would not crumble. The beams
great joined in
// Helps You this tale of the indentures of a boy and his horse. Ilie two companions such' a fashion that they would withstand the shock
are finally separated when the lad realizes that his pet longs I of the hurricanes.
to be free to roam the wilderness, and releases him.
Only a week more before the Navy: ; Relief MoiuU}-"TUNKiHT: AXD EVERY; Mlilir," Ilita Ha>.worth Janet Well if that can be done with a house how

campaign on this Station comes to a close. Blair. Filmed In technicolor, this romantic drama with music tells I wonderful it is when it is done with a life! Let us
build our Ih'es'eol1! Let us not tear down the
the of American who In revue In
We "ou'dOl1e. but story a group girls appear a
hope ) your part already
London mid uphold the tradition of "the IIohonmot go on" even frame of another man's life. The Christian responsibility .
if you have not don't procrastinate longer. during the most terrifying days of the city's blitz To one, KitaIlayworlh t is to help build. One thing that broughtthe

Set jour donation aside and see that it the war bungs, romance: to another It spells death. settlers! on the frontier of America together was

reaches propel hands. Tuesday"SIIK GETS 1IKK: MAX," Joan Davis. Leon Krrol. A comedy to build each other's barns and houses. One man
wltli music, and Joan Davis In heart trouble again.! could not fight the wilderness alone. But a group
Of course you say, "I'm okay. I don'tneed "'pdm'"ddr-"IIA=" <(< O\'tn: StJUAKK;," Linda Darnell I-alrd Cregar.A of men together could erect foils and build barns

Navy Kelief." Sure jou're in j good I London composer, brilliant and respected, who has homocidal and cut down trees and establish a civilization In

shape financially now, perhaps, but )'OU'' tendencies luring mental lapses is portrayed by Cregor, He com- the wilderness.

don't know when you'll nave to call on the1'n'"s nlts two murders, and Is suspected only by Ids doctor He! brings! The world will need builders when this destruction .
about Ms-own destruction just R' his greatest work Is plajed for is ended. A man has to know how to build his
own for assistance. A streak of the first time. own life before he can join with others to build anew
bad luck hit ------- --,--
can anyone."Problems -- --- world. It is' time that we work diligently to

of Naval personnel, particularly < build our own structure so that we can join with
others to rebuild the world.Navy .
I those of dependents of deceased Naval elf 'tOMMUNlD

personnel, tend to 1)ecome greater as the 'dr : .

war ogresses," recently declared Admiral I -;- Cc.XII ._ _..... ....
.-:. Radio
::. ;; Programs"Servlre
Erne!'! J. King. "The alleviation of theseproblems :: !

is an important part of our war I \\' that Navy :Nurses. are permitted to marry I think I'll get sick
turn for the I -
effort and the Navy ,relief Society is the I and take a percent of Nurses nurse.Eighty leaving lj e Service wan due to marriage "Servlre Time" WMRR; (CBS) HiftO-1630

Navy's own organization founded to mitigate -100 percent of divorces are due. to marriage.A "=" 11\') Headlines""Trained{ UJIIP 1X05-1810

such conditions. I Nurse should make a good wife-she'll take jour pay envelopeand for VJetorj", UMAX 18l.V18.iO:
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temperature at the same time.If .lie First Line"ntlDAV VV.M1JK (ellS) 2200-2230
"Although no appeal is made for large jnu're married to a Nurse and she IiohS jour hand you won't -

contributions from any individual all hands !t be able to tell whether she loves you or Is taking your pulse.A ""'Pr\ I't' Time" \\' IIHt (('115)) 1600.] 6 0a'J'
should be given the opportunity to contribute I Nurse. willjiever get angrlth you because she has a lot of ":\ News" \\MA.X 17.3111735"Nary

and by :so doing provide the means to patient Headlines" VVJIIP 1805-1810(
If lOll ever come home late and she hits you over the Ilf'adIth
I help their own awell. as their shipmates' I a rolling;! pin you ('anI't/ free medical treatment right In jour wn SATl'KDAV

families when in need." home. I "Hulls of Montl'7Uma''In( ()Milt.) 1800-1830!
She'll cure you of everjthlng-even If you get a hot wave. "JIN't'our \av\"" \\MIII (Mine) 1930-2VOO
You entitled the facilities
are to use I I .
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the Navy Keller Society in any one of the \ m..B .BDmm.B.....OI,' Entertainment SUNDAY"Hluejacket-
following instances : 1:1: Choir' W.MIlll CBS) 1105-1130
Breezes I III' "I'a4-lflp Storj" W.IAX (NBC) 2330-2400
mI
(a) Necessary hospitalization for depen = Features ;ti IONlY

dents.b I Salty Humor From "IT. S." Navy Band" WI.XUC: ') 12301243W.MIW !

( ) Necessary medical service' (when the II' Here And Ther.i = Tml, \Mainniile-Mill ItrlHoil Auditorium mil \\.1., IIIIU:fa moil.liHtiil '"",., "Service:; "lime" (CBS) ]600.1i30

services of Navy medical officers are not = | 211.10.: lull :Nulle, I'lanlst""Navy \\'. I Ult i( :io-i 6..1
: available i "".B IUSI2! IIcmfllll eerltaueato! : i (iiliMrrt Itunre ami Moor how) ,, :'\'S News" W.IAX 1750-1:55:
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: Short'eek 1..r'I'II'i I !so, (liiinh mid :.NrwnunMrrcln ":\a\ Headlines" \\'JIII. ;
(c) Funeral expenses for dependents. I An old lady had a parrot that 2IKII-2.IMI.: / 11111.1111.
I (d ) Emergency loans involving distress was always swearing. She could I W'l'otli.I' Main and tester !SlrrrtiArrim ,' TI'KSUAY-
( stand this every day but Sundayso I 2111111.10111'01"11.. i. of dependents for essentials such as food, 0".11"1 I, A "
she covered the cage up eXt'ry I "Navy: Headlines""Singing 180.5-1810\ :
shelter and utilities. Sunday.One I Idl'r-I'I' )1,111'l .. I !so, (Imrrli. : Sailor" WJAX 1815-UtSO!
mid :.Nruniin !srcrl( 2(110.KiikkHlMill / '
: (e) Travel in special cases, such as, critical I Monday the woman saw her I \\'KDMSIY: : : _
W.\ \ i t: s ,
illness! or death of a wife or child, where\ .preacher coming to c.all.\ She quick"My I 111(1; SA.. 1'lirra ta, Auburn Im'lilll""r, 2MOH "Service:; 1'hlll"Hllnt (fKS) I >30
covered up the cage. As the MMlmlili* Aliilidirlllin.,
circumstances warrant. I' "Navy: :News" W.I\X 17.301735"Navy
entered the parrot said:
preacher ,
:
t (f) Travel and subsistence expenses, not "This has been a damned short !'outu'd.-n..t".II.. WAVK. prrllinln.iry : Headlines" WJIIP 1805-1810
game, lion55; 1'lirra \k.
: exceeding' the cost of transportation plus a I week!" Auburn, 2IHMI.rc -- --- -' .\

.i.. reasonable: amount of incidentals, when -- 4I I (' ,, ',, DHIII-C, VUiiulilc \lilllrl"ItI, I'

Y leave is granted to a man who has returned I :X II Good Air fiillouInK!Station haal.rlbsll llunii.Oiin jmiu-iij' music li>' [ O[70Ut70t1t7t1GOaOf7C7C!
I "Say, Pop, did you go to Sunday i I i iCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Jo the States from duty at sea, upon iccommendalion when were a boy ?" (Iliiime/ mill liifiirmul }> ni\ng\ r ,
\ School you I'url)'. Anirrlciiii r.<'giun( Home/ 241V DIVINE SERVICESrrolrklmit
of the Commanding Officer, who "Yes, Son, regularly.: ( harsh> sired, 211.1(1.Formal : '.
shall state that the man has inadequate "I'll bet it won't do me any !i I On me (ullli iri'hexlm I so, CCCCCCUcCUC
either." ('inn'h and :.Nrunxn' !MrrHt, ZH.IO-3: :IHH.suinlii .
funds for leave due to valid causes beyond good I I ('......f'11u.1I.. Rope and Kirmlntham .
-f )'-DuiiUrii.' ( lull.. free seffreand ( j
the Jl1a,,'s control.t "Keerect" douglu.utst.' I so'. H( (hurtli mulNfHn.ni. 07.TO--Holy Communion. ,
.... And don't fail to use Navy Relief On occasion 1 Gino had decided to become an I II : Ali W. Diunl.. 11': sv. 1''olh I 0'30Tmlnlng' Center Divine nerxlre.
OIOundav':
School
and topside| riliiiiilmc rii !sunn.Blilfrt small chapel). .
ha\e known witnessed instances American citizen. He was doing IWV-JIenniil: Divine
we or I sersice.
"Supper, Jets 1010 'Temple| l Akli-, I IMS
--Vesper nervlfe.l11"1' .
t where service personnel could have avoided well too, until he came to the question I Iry mill. ',1111'" "sirirlo,,,17.1(1.ItufM : ( .
about Old Glory I !sirr| l.r S|,.* Riiil IN- l'.lh..lir (' Muslin atlad and Klrmliiithaiii Ate.tte.
:
, unpleasant consequences had hey called I "What is It," said the judge, 'uia Itunir, I so, rinirrh, mulNr: 1 I4I--MII.I.:
the organization for asf.Mance. ...n !'o'rf"'I.' ISIS.landsias.'e. 07UI-M.IIII. "
: Navy's the
own over
upon "you always see flying 1'WI-M.cIlIl.> )
They either did not know about I court house ?" a.d > lv..r Skew. I t".WI-M,>i.s. .
, I "Feeglns ?" I si), ail st IINUI !'olr...... t1Ub..MII"II. I
, .Navy Relief or (lid not think about it in 1700-M.I.'I..
their hour of need. I -+- '.-...."..>-lv.i>.l Isg( )!uln a..1 Kstrrrl ..,.., '
I Knocks Kut Once Arum. Ailiniotit.n. ....I..f' I lirUtian S<'Irnre rrtlrtt MiittU Read sad Hr! .lii.kk.
I..r.nel
So, don't fail to contribute to a worthy The automobile motor (pounded ."" 211.., Mrwnr.1141t- Smitll

Likewise if need help deservedly putlied and finally *toppd!-"I chapel.
cause. you we.lreads-Ihu.abiti,, call 4 ....|. U.klrmtUMk
", no+ don't fail to present' your case to NavyHclief wonder that kcnck," mused is?" the sailor, "what W. huts", Serer/lKfvrii. 111'111:MulMX: t j,(! 'I ""J. :311, ...l Pall aat.rauu5h55*' Fry,.k"Ul' Small ('III>''V..1.I earner.. tf Masson

officials.: It may. keep you out of a "MII))>*," paid the blonde "It's ltml>-4........,* ........I..JJ.. ..d .li*., VXM)-Muiudl n"'t'ln)! (. .(W'dnl'.dH') '
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Vets Get Priority When Escort Carrier 7Jsivi' :' (



I Surplus Commodities On Planes Disrupt ,

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Sale Declares Congress Japanese PlansEscort O' K ONE SHORTSTOPS OF BASEBALL'S SINCE 1928 GREATEST WHO ,


I) tPLAYED FOP BOTH NATIONAL AND
1 A
By Camp Newspaper Service ---- ---- carrier airmen seldom '
What chance has a World Warn I get a chance to participate la i AMERICAN LEAGUE TEAMS W7NEurw

veteran-whose only capital Is aerial "turkey shoots" like the sr WORLD SERIES, IS NON/

11 government-guaranteed loan under larger carrier based fighter pilots p SERVING/ WITH THE U.S. t
the GI Bill of RiRhU--.to ucce.ssfully ] but Lieut Kenneth G. Hippe, :

establish himself ttt a USNR shot five Japanese planesin IN THE MOST IMPORTANT

small businessman after his return a single action during the Sec- l WORLD SERIES! {

to civil UteTRt'cent ond Battle of the Philippines
I
developments in the na- \ FJying target area combat patrol "
tion's capital throw some light on in support of General Douglas: rt j"i

this: question although they by no MacArthur's Invasion of Leyte

means tell the whole story. I Island, Lieut Hippe and three of ,r.,
One of the most Important developments 11' his squadron mates intercepted a ,

is the 'enactment by I large formation of Japanese Army
I Congress of Public Law No. 457, I twin-engined bombers and saved ,N J
h I'a'
Known as the "Surplus PropertyAct I a group of Army transport ships a- BARTKLUS HABIT i'
I
of 1941." Section 16 of that Laments Of The I and Navy vessels from destruction { vLVSETTYNGNTO/ F/SKTS/

law entitled" "Dispositions To Veterans ': by destroying 12 of the enemy EARNED HM THE

reads: planes. The division was also NAMEOF" OWOyOf
"The Board (Surplus Property Night ShiftYou "
credited with two "probables. | CHARD" *"*
Board in the Office of War Mobilization -
? Lieut., the first of
was
created by the act)' shall Hippo
prescribe regulations to effectuateS girls that riseth in the early the pilots to experience a contact ; '" THE HABIT OF
tic
the morn, High over the American ships he I i ? '\
objectives of this act to aid PUTTlHG YOU*
veterans to establish and maintain And maketh mighty preparation, sighted a Jap Lily, made a high MONEy/NTO THE
Lo, I rue that born. side run the aircraft'stail '
their own small business, professional you were ever I on enemy ,
And court our hasty separation! and fired four bursts into it j
or agricultural enterprises 1I.p.
by affording veterans suitable from dead astern. One of the:,I .. FIGHT IP YOU'LLKEEP ;'
I Lily's engines! and wing roots /'. 4
preferences to the extent feasible You argue of your dates the night ,I QUYIYGAR
!
burst into flames and the
and consistent with the policies of before plane :
!
BOWS
i
dived into
out of control the
sea
this act in the acquisition of the How smooth his waltz-and line! : ,
I
, types* of useful I just off Tacloban airfield. j
j' surplus property Oh, would that I could even up
, ill such enterprises the The division then turned to meet |
score
,
That l I. all the art says with And change your sack hours to a large group of enemy planes approaching ,f yDouble -
reference to preference to veterans mine! I from the northwest at.I Trouble-Wildcat Pilot Saved

The drawing up of regulation 15.000 feet. Maneuvering into position I '

|I. left to the Surplus Prop- for another high side attack 1Lieut. 1 From Drink But Shellbacks Grab Him
' Vity Hoard, which hawn't ben You rave and rant, I twist and Hoppe took on a division of

I nl..tl'd guia- turn; four planes and shot everyone I The Navy Wildcat pilot didn't

tiots. You bang the doors, my sighs of them down.Following know it at the time, but his engine Commercials

made public, C.NS will report are deep; the action in which picked a bad place to quiton IOK !SALE .
then. Both our heads spin, and our eyes hiss carrier was damaged off Sa- him. For Sal*-Pie.war bicycle. flrst-cUss

Certain other advantages extended burn. mar, Lieut Hippe and his squad- Lieut. William L Mathson, Jr., condition, large ttrei new extia Inner-
But the for is lack ion mates returned to the United tube Carrying I basket 1.M7B Hn
cause me of
by the act to small business USNR, got away with a water cock St, on (station 1
generally also will benefit sleep! States on leave landing without Injury. But he KOI Sale-Suit oC tailor-made biuevhlpoord i

veterans. One of the stated objec- -*- soon learned that, when you fly \\ 17 oz., sUe' 40 Jumper, JG ..
trousers: 5.K: H. \\, Vlummer. PhMtc. ,
tives of the act is to "discourage I warn you now, once and for all, across the Equator without pre NATTC DUp MA A. Telephone TiW, s
monopolistic practices and to Be quiet when you leave your Beware Fakes vious membership in the historic One Simmons baby bed complete t
strengthen and preserve the competitive sack, i "shellback Society," it's bad with Simmons Comfy-Dry mattresa.
lined only two months, frf. Lt K L,
position of small business Or some day you'll show up at medicine to be picked up by a Whltley (eat 343
concerns"in an economy of free enterprise muster call I Veterans Told destroyer which is in the act I Prewar fuinlluie. In very good condition
With both of "crossing the line." ; kitchen, living loom and bed-
The Smaller War Plants your eyes a shining loom 1.Ut-B ChUds street, NVS Call
Corpo- black! Ky ('amp. >ewspaiwr| service"Comeon" The instant LI ut. Mathson's any time during the day. ,aBesutifui .
ton! which is primarily concerned I I advertising and misleading escort cattier based Wildcat experienced j Period. sofa practically
with small business 1250 employesor I now Will sell fur a sacrifice price
about the loan trouble and beg.m
real estate merchants bank- : publicity engine 1 *
less) is given certain lesponsllulities men. Mr airs. Thompson 2416 Ba viewAvenue
to see that this objective ers etc to take over these provisions of the GI Bill of Rights I circling for a water landing, or telephone Lt. ot Mr W J.
po- were hit in a recent speech by Ed- an American destroyer skipper Scot t. 2-0750 -
i* translated into accomplishment. tential "derelicts" as normal prof ward S, Rooney, an Albany, N. Y., watched his escape from his Non-commissioned officer's blue uniform -
SWPC is authorized to provide it-making real-estate ventures and with all accessories" Including hutton ,
banker, before the New York State sinking plane through binoculars
lease them pollshlnn outfit, Contact Staff SICt. '
I'Kitu' to small businessmen for the to a variety of small
Veterans Service Agency. from the bridge of his ship. A Hulled**. Ext 526. Martne Barrack
acquisition of surplus property; to enterprises, supplying certain ba-
House Tialler furnlklieil.
lifeboat to the Completely
"I feel that was dispatched
Said .
purchase surplus property for sic, or primary, services, such as Mr Rooney Sleep 1 four. For Information. contact
resale, lease or rental to small I freight facilities, process steam, the advertising that is put forth scene immediately and Lieut. Mis Black, telephone 433
by banks generally and the mis- Matson gratefully struggled Three complete room of furniture,
business; to locate surplus property hot water, etc Each new enterprise aboard Including.
for individual purchasers' and could contract for exactly the information that has unfortunatelybeen Three-piece' parlor set, Indirect floor
t.> provide assistance' in "determininjot space it needed with room for expansion. disseminated to the veteran "Are you hurt, sir?" anxiously lamp drak-nnokrnrte, coffee table, end
the needs of small business for has created a very serious situation asked the coxswain. tables and RADIO
veteran feels that he is loin-pouter bcd, box springs, mattress -
The
sut plus property Under such an arrangement the8vl'ra"e "Not a scratch, was the reply ; Vanltv cheat of drawers. maker
The Smaller War Plant Corporation relumingserviceman- coming home to his bank and all\ I and (chnlr Avmtnxter throw ruKitchen

also has a proposal of its SWPC estimates he, will have at he has to do is walk In'and there "Are you an honorable shellbackor cooking! utensil table, four chairs: 'dl..bes,
own to aid veterans and others his I I is $2000 waiting for him in a tiny etc
personal command between, a lowly pollywog was the All of thin furniture Is practically
with limited capital to establish $2000 and $5000--would be treed little envelope with his name on it. coxswain's second question. Lieut. I new and very good looking/
and maintain small businesses from all the problems that surround "The fact is that this is entirely Mathson must have suspectedthen I Call Mhhavlx! Ylc at 8G03, or at
The plan is known as "Multiple the untrue and the banks, in my opin- house, HO2A: : Randolph St.. Naval Air
ownership and management that a unique kind of equa- Station for further de
Industrial Tenancy Briefly, this of industrial property bin instead of using 'come-on' advertising torial hospitality awaited him tails. p'sltrh ,, between I**)
U what it means: such as maintenance, real estate as they have been doing when he reached his rescue ship i and 2100
SWPC estimates that when the I should in an educational I omen's, golf clubs skeleton SPtI.)
taxes engage
public and
liability, the need
As he boarded the destroyer, woods, driver and biawtle 11'f18t\ 8, 7,
need for war goods production for complalnce with local ordinances. campaign and explain to the vet- he was politely but Informed 5, 2. Helen flicks autograph by Wil
en i the officer of
by the deckthat
outright about 1300 industrial would be able to use his limited most certainly has to pay it back" the then Remington foursome, Cash Ili. Phone
plants costing, with their equipment for He declared that those interestedIn ship was Just crossing J-8SOJ.
capital instead
current operations the Equator and entering the Two officer's blue uniforms size :16
more than $15.500,000,000, of tlemg it up in fixed as- the veterans' welfare could per- domain long. 32 waist. One never worn One
zealously of
anl having a total floor area of sets, such as real estate, which is form a real service in their communities guarded Nep- officer blue overcoat size 3h Contact
about 21,000,000 square feet -,nearly of would tunus Rex: The ship's doctor label Griffin at A&R V\t: No 3:.!:>. or
the moat of if "explain to
one frequent causes they quickly examined him for injuries I call 9-4GDO evenings or Sunday
10 000 acres early failures, in small businesses the veteran and outline to the bank found Play pen and Kioll crib with I adJustable
"('..rlltln of this Immensewar none, pronounced
part Space will not permit publication the real need for a frank discussionand spring, both pre-war. Ala<> 'h.I..e
him fit and able to withstand
the
plant will be set aside as f lounge In need of re-covering, im-A
It of complete detail on the explanation of that fact that rigors of an initiation ceremony. Childs Street, NAS.
permanent war reserve, ,
says "Multiple Industrial Tenancy! ," the veteran is getting absolutely Lieut. Mathson was served "OK RrNT::"
hut "the I problem of finding tenants 1'lan but the Smaller War Plants nothing free except a part of the with an official summons. For Two bedrooms with adjoining both
for the for Naval officer and
or purchasers re- wife Phone Mrs
iiiAiniler IH unprecedented," hlwe"never Corporation ha published" a first year's interest and that If he attempting tp become a Royal Woodall, 2-10'tO Located on Roma Blvd.
In history have that booklet on the ..ubj .t. borrows money it must be paid Shellback by flying his plane in Room, 3W Oak M. Phone :2-ftll: :
Room for Naval officer and wife 16.//S
Hill-Mint of Industrial floor spare "Multiple industrial tenancy is back the realm of Neptunus Rex; and I Apache, Phone :2-0523.:
not Misleading publicity he added trying to conceal the fact that he For.
or that many Industrial buildings proposed as the answer to all Rent-Room with kitchen priv
lm.>ii thrown on the> market at surplus plant problems," the has made some legitimate benefits was a loathsome pollywog byemerging ;' ileges for permanent, tenant jJ4l: Tri*.
of the GI Bill of Rights as I mont In lake Shore, SUlW per week
f any one time." SWPC warns, "and it is not suggested appear from the sea in the Phone 2-4478
But there Is a complementary that anybody with an unoccupied careless gestures of charity rather southern hemisphere, the Wildcat I Bedroom with private bath breakfast
problem-that of finding suitable factory on his hand can than soberly-consldeied assistancefor pilot was, among other things "a I Il privilege for couple 4142 McUlrU
le-open it as an industrial apart self-i'expecting men l landlubber, beachcomber, guardo Boulevard Phone J-50U5
and buildings for manufacturing -
space / Room with twin bed. Prefer
I nwi
enterprises of all kinds and ment house and start making ------ t- rat, sea lawyer, parlor dunigan, 2941 Harvard St", Phone Mrs. Carter

sizes: a problem which, SWPC money" He couldn'talt plow deserter, hay tosser, andasphalt next door" 2-2101,

ware. "is always with us, even In One of the most important aids Ft. Meade, Md. (CNS-A GI ( arab" I 2, Room7 Prefer two>W St.men Johns Phone Art 2-5B0.. Ant, No.

the depths of the worst depressing to veterans who contemplate going who recently arrived at the Separ- The initiation then got underway Vk ,\NTM:

." into business after the war is ation Center herewent AWOL I Automobile, 37 or later Ext. 670;
SWPC suggests that it might be the free technical advice which while awaiting hit discharge from ---- I ----- I Rookwater.
Car radio for 1941
ForJ
Contact
R. S.
Buy, Buy War Bond
1 a /good idea for groups of local SWPC will supply on request the Army Hurlbert, Eat, No 373.



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I r. orts 7 tf "j- I Ex-Tiger Star. Now Wearing Stripes of Navy Lieutenant :-1


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Bernard Kahn, Y3c

Last week's announcementthat

Lieut. Charley Gehringer

was detached from St. Mary's wk: QI
b 3 p h
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Preflight and dispatched to

this Station for duty stirred

uncommonly brisk trading in

baseball conversation here.A .

bystander hearing the !

huzzahs with which Jacksonville :

Naval ball fans greeted the
news of Gehringer's assignment to '
the Station athletic department I k
might ask, "What's all the cheerIng .
about?" _

I The fact is that sailors and ma- c1

lines who belong to the baseball .
cult really have something to cheer -c
about. For around there on the p
/ right side of second base Gehringer ,
was as clever as the best, and the a aat.
best were Larry Lajoie and Eddie 1
Collins Both of these played as i
much second base as the position
allows, and so did Gehringer dur-
ing his 19 years with the Detroit I

Tigers. :
Big leaguers agreed there has -
never been a more likeable playerin
baseball than Gehringer, the
pride of Fowlerville, Mich. Nor one _
who, modes; and quiet in his great
-
ness, never saw the day When he _
wasn't in there winning and sav-
ing ball games and making noth- I

ing of it. As far as Detroit is concerned (Reprinted through courtesy of The Sporting News.)
<< he's the most popular play-
Er who ever wore a Tiger uniform A number of big name sports stars have served aboard is now en route here for duty with the Physical Training ,

and this isn't forgetting the this Station, but the best known of them all is Lieut. Charley Department. He was detached from St. Mary's (Calif.) I

Admired one and only and respected Ty Cobb.and Old Ty was the Gehringer. Rated as one of the greatest of the great baseball\ Preflight.

town hero, but sports writers was tell players: of all time, the former Detroit Tiger second sacker ;

us he never approached Gehrine-er

In All personal told, Gehringer appeal. wore the Tiger WAVES Blink At I Fliers Cry''Foul' As Preflight WinsAgain

uniform for 19 seasons in the I
big show*and along the way he left Defeat Wink
his name in the record books. He a Auburn Here Friday Saturday '
led the American League in batting At Victory ; ,,
in 1937 with .371 and was also

voted the most valuable player in The unbeaten WAVE basketball The Fliers' Big Razing project, involving plans to rip
the league; he had a lifetime bat- Norfolk NAS Ranked
ting average of ,321 a team flirted with defeat last Sat- the floor out from under the North Carolina Preflight basketball -

in 20 World Series; games participant beset urday night and came within an } team, underwent what the stock brokers call a "tech- Nation's Best Team

a high for chances accepted by eye-lash of suffering its first loss nical readjustment" last week. Norfolk Naval Air Station \Is
a second baseman (39) in the series of the season. What Coach Sax Elliot called it wasn't so polite. currently ranked the nation's No.

of 1935: ; he was voted on the Southern Bell of Camp Blanding, The Station Fliers have won 18 games and lost only threeto 1 basketball team according to
major league all-star team for six last week's Dunkel Hating System -
date-and what hurts badly about the three isolated
consecutive years; etc., etc., etc. another undefeated sextette, gave so .
tech was the guy who hung the girls in blue a fit for three losses Is that NC Preflight adminIstered Following the sailors In cider
up his spikes' in 1912 and at the quarters and commanded a 17-14 two of 'em.Preflight's Week's Schedule are Great Lakes NTS, DePaul,
age of 40 entered the Navy' He's Iowa, Army, Oklahoma A. & :M.,
lead late in the Ila Gerber Cloudbusters raided
not as he game Fliday-FlIel's vs Auburn
young as used to be, Bainbridge Navy, Norfolk NTS,
and Bobbie Innis then sparked a three weeks and here
but last season he coached and the Fliers ago with WAVES meeting and Notre Dame.
played second for St. Mary'sand WAVE comeback to eke out a squeezed out a 53-46 victory on Camp Blanding WACS in opener The Station Fliers are now rated
you ran bet jour last blouse final 23-21 victory. the strength of foul shots. The Pre- at 1930.Saturdaj'. 47th.
he'll be the outstanding secondbase Gerber garnered scoring laurels flight quint sank 13 free throws ; -Fliers vs. Auburn --t--
candidate when the base- with nine points. while the station scored six, thereby here again, with WAVES play-
ball Mason rolls 'round at Jack- Coach Verla Hill's WAVES are accounting for the seven point ing Camp Blanding Nurses in
sonville. now courting a winning streak of margin of difference between the prelim at 1000. Lee Quint ) sNow

Gehringer isn't here yet, but his eight games. teams. They each made 20 field Monday<' \s. Pinellas
latest interview preceded him. It -t- goals. Army Air Base at St Peters-

was in the Sporting News, the The Fliers, intent upon revenge, burg King Of
i weekly Baseball Bible in which Two Golf Events repaid the visit at Chapel Hill, N. Tuesday-Fliei's \s. Drew
Charley singled out the 1934 World I C., this past Friday night and his- Field at Tampa.ThursdayFliers.
Series as furnishing him with one Set For WeekendTwo 'tory repeated Itself For Coach vs. Charleston Cage Loop
of the biggest thrills of his career. Dyke Raese's potent Preflight team Coast Guard here.

"We were battling the Cardinals. golf events share the at- sweated out a 52-48 win and con Lee Field took the NAOTC basketball
What a series that was," said Geh- tention of Station putt-and-pitch found it, foul shots again decidedthe title, like Grant took
linger. "It was full of color. Dizzy disciples this week. outcome. Each team caged 20 BasketballStandings Richmond

Dean beat us in the first game and The Station links will be the field goals, but the Cloudbusters The Lee quint hit its stride in
he ,really looked fast. Then, in the scene of a kickers tourney, start- cashed in from the free throw line the closing weeks of play In the
fifth game, Dizzy was in there ing today and continuing through by sinking 12 out of 15 tries while Inter-Station league and exerciseda
again, with the two teams tied at Sunday. Players will pick their the Fliers counted eight out of strangle hold on the lead for the

two games apiece."It own handicaps for each 18 holes. 12. Major League past month., In sum total, Lee
was the day after Dean had Par will be drawn between 70 Looking blackly back over the Tfam- W. J.. Pct won 12 games while losing only y
been hit on the a thrownballat and 80. game Coach Elliot summed it all Marine Fighters JO 0 IWO+ two. O) ;,
: ebI
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second :: was in on A special "battle royal" match- up with one word. "Graham. Seaman Guard 9 1 .!'JO Five hard playing; regulars were
that play. They carried Dizzy oft ing the Marines vs. the Navy features It was Otto Graham, former Mali Marine GllllfY Barracks 61i1 6 4 3 .600 161 principally lespons.ble for giving ,
the field, but he was pitching Sunday's program at the Continued on Page Seven \1-5 5 5 ,::11M+ ) Lee Field one of the best small
against us the next day. He was course. A team of eight Leather- -tKilling'er A .4i R :5 /b1i; .476 station teams in the country; They
fast, but not as fast as he had been : neck officers will take on eight AssignedTo VPU\'M 3'2 3 8 6 ,3r.173 6 are Norman Ackley, guard, who
In the opener. Nevertheless, I got a Navy officers, while eight Marine Personnel 0 91[, .000 captained the U, S. Naval Acad
pretty big thrill when I hit one of EM's will play eight sailors. DeLand Station CAftUO"OD lAo'in) emy team ir 1040; George
his faat balls onto the pavilion roof -t- Tfllm- W. 1.. Pct Blasczyk, center, a high scorer
Lt Comdr, Glenn Killinger who
In rlglk. field for a home run. That "There is no question in my mind Dispensary Boathouse 7 2 .77'7 who played frosh bal Ifor :Minnesota -
coached the topflight North Caro- 5'a 3 ,647
+ was our second run of the day, about the contribution of sports lina Preflight football team last T 4 S 3 :,625 ; Frank Pagllerani guard, of
and an important one, as we beat toward winning the war," Comdr. has been detached from o & G 0 4 Iii .a o Cambridge Mass., former batboy
the Cards, 3 to 1. Tommy Bridgeswas William (Killer) Kane, head of the season D-F 8 + for the Boston Red Sox; and a
Chapel Hill, N. C., and assigned to
pitching for us. Navy's Physical Training program, at the DeLand Fla.,) Naval Minor League pair of agile forwards Jim Mc-
"Unfortunately, we couldn't fol- declared in a recent address to col- Air duty Station Tfam- W. L, I'd'PB Gowan of uffalo and Texas
low through with that fourth vic- lege officials. \ 9 1 .!IO() George Brown.
Klllinger was an All-America Seaman Guard 8 2 ./WA) Ili-iire Smith, former Minne
and the Cards beat tak-
tory, us by
star at Penn State in 1C21. His Pllrachllttl Loft 5'y: 4 ,(H2
ing the final two games. Personnel 3 7 ,:'ou sota-Michigan football ace, saw
"The following year things werea DeMars Hopes To NC Preflight eleven last season up- I'hlp': 81'I'\'I"t' 3 7 .300 a good deal of service a'l a sub
set the Navy and, incidentally, also Marine Barracks
1 8'4 ,105 The Lee crew wan coached by
little different. We took on the
Be "Bum" Some Day whipped the Jacksonville Fliers,
Chicago Cubs. I was happy to take Tt'nm- W ,
14-13. L Pl't
part in the double play that woundup A shortstop who grew in Dllathollse 7 3 ,700 around athlete at Dartmouth,
the fourth 2 1 Bill DeMars hopesto Succeeding Killinger at Preflight and enptaln of the 1031 Red Balder -
game in a to Brooklyn is Lt Comdr Paul Bryant, formerend A nl&nfi 5 3l!t :.625
eleven
grid
for for the
victory Al Crowder. We had a play ball some day y
at Alabama. He was an assistant Corsairs J D ,](1()
Final
NAOTC l.agu standingsTeam
one run lead in the ninth, with one Dodgers, alias "Dem Bums!
out, when Demaree and Cavaretta DeMars is now playing a tutor at 'Bama and Vanderbilt Officers League VV. L. Pet
to the Lee FieldMunicipal I 12 2 .H57
prior entering
Navy
both hit safely The tying and win bangup game of basketball' for Tfllm- W, L, Prt. No. 1 9 II 642
--'.'--
ning runs were on base. But Hack the Station Fliers but he also Marine Fighter 7 1 ,850VPB St. Simoni 8 6 .571
Lt. Joe Hunt Killed
hit a grounder to Rogell. I was the doubles on the diamond. 3 3 ..6500 NAGS 8 6 .571
Joe Hunt 20 national Lake .538
Lt. men'ssingles City 7 6
pivot man at second and we made Only 19 ;years old, DeMars Administration 2 6 ,1 w, JaokionvllleCecil "B" 7 7 .5! tennis
the double play to end the game. performed at shortstop for 'champion In 1943, Operations> 1 6 ,142 Field 4 10 <5
That was an important game. If Ok-an. N. Y., in the Pony league was killed Friday near Daytona 30-40 Ma>'port 0 13 000
the Cubs had won in the ninth, and for Lancaster, Pa., In the Beach when his plane ('ruh('J. He League W, L Pt't, -----t- ,1' ,
the Series would have been tied Inter-State league prior to entering was stationed at NAS Daytona NAU 1 C 8'-iJ 0 1. Pat Hanky Decorated j
at two-all. Instead, with Detroit the Navy He's a Brook- Beach In addition to tennis, Bunt V1'n 3..,. Ii. R 2 Marine Lt. Cot Pat Hanley, for- .
football letters the Univer- :
took thrce-to-ons lynite and his baseball contractis won at .375 mer Boston U. football coach ha
winning: we a Hhlll'l .r\'I.'t 2 4'IJ ,316 ;
,
cf Southern California
owned by the Dodgers. nity end 1'lIulll' works I A ,142 been awarded the Bronze Star for .,
Continued On Page Seven the U, S. Naval
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Preflight Wins Sports Needs A NAOTC Note WARTIME MOON


WI! On Fouls AgainContinued Beef Steak For Seldom does this newspaper use an original! lrrftmjl Sometime they'le good
From Other :
r sometimes bad, and often Indhfeient. been deemed a goodpolicy
.I- to refrain from printing any SftIn exceptional Instances. However,
from rage Six Its Blac.k this poem written by a pilot who died from wounds, lecelved in combat
Eye StationsBeginning seems to possess unusual merit He succumbed from. Ms rounds the day
nth western All-Ameiica wizard, after this was wilucn. ,
I-i\\: o turned in the top offensive and Wartime sports needs a beef- tomorrow Ship's >
.enslve performance for' the steak for its black-eye. Service will be on Sundays Like some ancient Aztec ritual reserved for a moonlit night
,j; Cloudbusters. Graham, a quick News last week that five members between the hours open of 1300 and Our modern world lies silent when the moon is full and bright

witted operator, tippled the ribbons of the Brooklyn College bas- 1700 for the convenience of the For the moon now yearns for blood as it did in ages past.
with nine field goals and six ketball team were caught red- station's personnel and their And for many unknown victims this night will be their last.
charity chances for 24 points A handed accepting a $1,000 bribe to guests
well poised, cool floor leader; Gra- throw a game against Akron at In view of the fact that many In some far off safer cities where the. lights are still aglow, ./-'_.
ham also steadied the Cloudbust- Boston blew the lid off the national enlisted men may wish to bring Some think the moon still shines for love as we thought months ago
ers late in the game when the sports scandal. 'The players con- their wives or dates to Ship's Serv- But now we pray for inky nights to guard us where we lay,
Fliers threatened to surge into the fessed, admitting they were In ca- ice on Sundays, the Sunday uni- For night we find much kinder when the moon has passed away.
,
lead. He controlled the ban and hoots with gamblers. form will be undress blues or dress
killed precious time to snuff out Phog Allen, crusading basketball In Chicago and in Dallas the moon still beacons love, ..
the Fliers' hopes. coach at the University of Kansas, blues.TALLYHO, st. Simons, Ga. But ask an English Bobbie how he likes that moon above; .
exposed wide-scale cage crockery Or ask some distant soldier lying still on mud or sand,
Joe Trosper, playing like a soup- several, weeks ago by openly Or spend a night beside him and you too will understand.
ed up bulldozer, shared the spot- Right About Rhythm, a snappy '.
light'with Graham The little Flier charging that dishonest games variety revue, will step on our
were running wild in the east. Allen's up Give the bombers light to see you and bombs will fall as rain, ?
forward plunked in 19 points. stage on 17 February, 1945, and
accusations were bitterly de- To blast away all you, are and leave you but a name.
The Station crew returned to the nounced and denied by coaches, present (admission free) a USO Can you call the moon a friend when she tells them where you hide,

winning column Tuesday night at players, fans, college presidents, Camp Shows attraction featu1'lngdance And hesitates for night to turn his darker side.
song %nd specialty num-
Gainesville by dropping the Uni-
promoters and a large section of
versity or' Florida! Gators for a 67 the press. However, the truth Is bers with new diversified rhythms,bill smart of click pre- Some day, perhaps, quite soon, this world of ours will change, '
cision in
Ni to 44 count. Trosper scored 21 out now. a And for anyone to fear the moon, will once again seem strange,

points for the Station. The Fliers Grantland Rice, dean of American entertainment THE GREMLIN Beach. In the spring the trees will softly sway, in full, white velvet gown
prey-sly sports writers, commented as Daytona And lights will burn deep into the night in tiny peaceful town. "

follows: "As foul as this case hap- The NAGS station band, the
:The moon will bathe the countryside and shape diamonds from the dew,
Peflight, 52; Filers 48Llnt'upl pens to be with the nation's most Swingunners, made its debut as '
For it will be a friendly moon when again I am with you,
popular game, I don't believe that band at the inspectionand
a military
: Have faith, the day is coming when we shall love again,
Brooklyn College is the Un-
offender 14
J'r..Fllaht1'11l3'er only review held January. '
And the Lunar Queen will be a friend to all in her domain.
G 'F .PF TP der the direction of. Bill Stone,
G.'allam, t 9 6 4 24 "Possibly 95 per cent of basket- they played some of the old military -
Meador t. ::5 1 2 11
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Ieasner, r. 1 '1 2' 3 ball is honest. march favorites including Will
Leakey g 0 1 0 1 "I know of more than one college "Anchors' Aweigh," and the Naval Observe II Library NotesBOOKS l
Ilrare, R. I 1 0 3 football game that was under Air Corps song.

M'hl Dye,, g.g. 1 1 1 3 7 heavy suspicion. My informantswere BAM, Purcell l, Okla. Ash

members of the FBI. They WednesdayThe AT RANDOM (being
Totals ; i2 i2 52"It. had practically the entire proof on Off to a poor start but a rousing new and recent additions to the
.t.e IIII' one well-known team. But not finish was the dedication- of NASMiami's' beginning of Lent will be Main Station Library, located in
Player G F PF TP quite enough new Outdoor Recreation observed with a special Commu- the Recreation Building, tor:lde).
Kaiser, t. 3 0 3 6 -t- Center, last Friday night. nion Service in the Protestant Hours: 0800 to 2100, Mondays-
Tl'flslt'r, t. 8 3 4 19 Jupiter Pluvius_ threatened to
Leekonby, t. 0 0 0 8Rnyd..r enact the spoiler's role early in Chapel. 6:30.on Ash Wednesday, through to 2100)) Saturdays; Sundays, 1209
c. 0 1 3 1
ClOthier, c. 0 0 2 0 Synthetic And the evening, but the combinationof Feb. 14, The service will be con- AMONG THE FICTION: .
Jones c. 0 3 1 3 Noble Sissle's music'and the ducted by Chaplain B. H. Tlte, a DEAR BABY, by William Sa-
Demarl, g. J 0 1 6 flying feet of NAS' jitterbugs
Iunslnger, ,. :l 1 1 a Officers LeadAfter proved too much for him.'SKYWRITER clergyman of the Episcopal royan The author's latest collec-
; 8 Miami. Church, and will follow the ritualof tion of short stories, ranging in
,
Totals 20 15 48
mood from comic
the Episcopal Church. All Prot- totragic
Free throws missed-Trosper 2_ Hun-
singer 2, Graham 3, Meador, Gleosner, two weeks of play, the estants are invited to attend THE BOLINVARS, by Marguerite -
Leakey, Mehl, Dye. WAVES Basketball League standings WACTerf"ecT34' Throughout the Lenten season Bayliss. The story of Deve-
-t- are fololws: Chaplain Tite will administer the reau Bolinvar of the New Jersey
AMERICAN LEAGUE Sacrament of the Lor':'- Supper mountain country and his cousin,
The Runway Team w. L. Statistics Show each Sunday morning at 0730 in Hugo of Virginia, and of the mys- ...
Continued From Tinge Six Synthetic 2 0 the Protestant Chapel. tery that surrounded Hugo's past
M-l 0 1 By Camp Newspaper Bernice Chaplain Tite is stationed at and clouded his life and how it
lead, and we wound up the Sea les vrn 0 1 Naval Gunners School, Yellow Wa came to be solved.
the next day." Supply .... .... America may have a new stand- ter. Before entering the service THE GOLDEN BOWL, by Feike
"Looking back, though I am X-I .... .... ard of feminine beauty as the result he was rector at Christ's Church, Feikema. The story of a hobo and
sure I got a bigger thrill out ,of of statistics compiled by the Fairmont, West Virginia. Prior to i pilgrim in search of faith in the
something which happened a long NATIONAL LEAGUE Army's Quartermaster Corps on that time he served as Student' early 1930's: and of his contemptfor
time ago, about my first or second Team w. L. the physical characteristics of the Chaplain for Episcopal students at I the land which brought him to
season in the American League. A Officer 2 0 women in the Army. Syracuse University.Umbriago bitterness and confusion. Also,
fellow likes to make good for the AkR; 1 1 Here's how the typical woman -t- I about the Thor family, whose faithin
folks back home. Anyway, a dele- Gophers 1 0 soldier "shapes" up: She stands 5 the land is steadfast and unchanging -
gation of about 500 persons from CNT 0 1 feet, 4 inches high, weighs 128 AllowsContinued ,
rk pounds, has a waist circumferenceof AMONG THE NON-FICTION
my home town, Fowlerville, came Para .oft 0 2 :
In to Detroit to give me a "day." M-l and X-l have a make-up 26'/2' inches, wears a 22 hat from rage Two ENVOY UNEXTRAORDI-
We were playing the Yankees. I game with Supply scheduled for size, slips her foot into a 6-B NARY, by Donald Dunham. The
wanted to come through that day. next week to complete the scheduled shoe and her hand into a size 7 former fuehrer to America and author writes of his eight years as
.4 Not only were many people from games for the American glove. The collar of her khaki put him in the U. S. Navy." vice-consul in Berlin Hong Kong
my home town on hand, but my League for two weeks The league shirt is size 13, and her ankles are "Now wait a bit," we protested. Athens and Aden. He writes Critically
mother, brother and sister were will continue for three more weeks Incased in size 9'/j' rayons Insteadof "Navy life is not so bad as all and'favorably and with much
there Things broke pretty good for before the play-off for first, sec- the legendary "perfect 36," she that, humor. Will appeal to those who
me. ond, third, and fourth places. is a size 14, which makes hex an "Take it easy, bud," the South I enjoy meeting people different

"Before the game, the Fowler- -A----- approximately "perfect 34." Carolina seer went on, "I have from themselves
yule folks pave me a fine set of A separate study conducted by not finished. I would then have FOREIGN POLICY BEGINS AT
r golf clubs. Then, In the game, on H. Struve Hensel {Is the First Air Force among the him assigned to a shop where! he HOME, by James Warburg A con
my first trip to the plate, I hit the more than 1000 women serving would work next to a civilian who densed history of modern American -
ball over the light field fence fora Assistant Secretary with that unit from Maine to Flor- would expound by the hour on how foreign policy and domestic

home run. I got three more hits H. Struve Hensel became Assist- ida indicates that the woman sol Hitler should have run his side of policy, showing that the two are
dier, on an average, is "the best the war. Nothing could afford Insepai'able-that what
for the day. And! wound up by ant Secretary of the Navy 30 Jan. we are
stealing home, one of the few timesI In ceremonies held at noon in the educated woman in America." more prolonged and intense agony here at home, conditions and deter-
ever accomplished that feat I,got Office of the Secretary. Rear Adm. The War Department Bureau of of spiiit to the retired master of mines what we do as a nation out-
... Public Relations declares the study Intuitive strategy than being side of our own borders
the homer off George Pi gras, now Thomas L. Catch, U.S.N., Judge
revealed: "She had at least a high forced to listen to the war theoryof TAKE THEM
UP
an umpire And I stole home while Advocate General of the Navv, ad- TENDERLY,
We beat school education and some specialIst an armchair tactician. by Margaret Harriman. Fast
Wiley Moore was pitching. ministered the oath of office. ,
We chased the
I think Sec- training to begin with (21 per refreshing idea amusing reading about play-
the Yankees by a big score. Mr Hensel succeeds Under
with
that theft of home climaxed the retary of the Navy Ralph A, Bard, cent were college educated) and swering.a swig of lager before an- wrights, producers, actresses, a
of thrills. in the Army she has improved harmonica-p layer, song-writers
day my biggest who was elevated from Assistant "Then feel that the strain ,
"Funny thing about those golf Secretary of the Navy to his present upon her original skills, learned anew would eventually you cause Hitler to dancers, a theatrical lawyer, lyric-
clubs. I had never played golf be- position last spring. skill or "a new application of wish he were back safe with the writers and one agent, by one of
Furthermore I little her old one. Seven women in the most popular and widely quot-
fore. was a Among those present at the cere- Russians?"
eight were employed at the time ofnlistm ed authors of New Yorker
surprised when they gave me right- monies were members of Congress "No doubt about it." Umbriagoreplied Profiles
handed clubs, since I was a left- and high-ranking Naval officials. e e nt, "It is a method of torture MY LIFE TO THE u DESTROYERS .
handed hitter But I learned toklay Mr. Hensel was nominated by No. 1 postwar ambition of those not even approximated under the by Captain L. A, Abercrombie -
golf righthanded with those President :Franklin D. Roosevelt on Interviewed is-by a majority of Spanish Inquisition." and Fletcher Pratt. These two
m;uba. and,I have them yet I can'inaVo I Jan 22, 1945.Billboard 73 per cent-marriage and homemaking "You certainly have something top naval writers tell "how we
: the nlw ROs. but I sure have ----.-.,.--- learn to fight a war while actually
there, we ventured politely. "But
trouble getting lower th ulthat"That' Blackout Sixty per cent had husbands, fathers you have overlooked one small detail fighting it, the whole story from .

our coach, Mac! brothers, sons or fianceesIn Hitler does not speak English the furious anger of Peail Harbor
-t- Ordered To .Save Fuel the armed services. Of the remaining How then could he understand down to the day when all the Japs
40 per cent, half were the the civilian?" were dead and all their bombers
Norman Ends Memphis Washington (CNS-A wide- only members of their families Umbriago rose to his moment of down off the coast of Guadalcanal,

.;r7r 24-Game Win Streak spread blackout of ornamental and eligible for the service. One wom- triumph. "A Jewish SP would where we won our first great offensive -
; outdoor advertising lighting has an In seven was married at the serve without pay as Interpreter. campaign. This is quick-
Norman, Okla.-The Memphis been ordered by War Mobilization time she joined the WAC, and one Waiter, two more beers." paced reading.ANYTHING.
',:I.' ; NATTC Hellcats' 24-game winning director James F. Byrnes who also I in 14 has been married since her CAN HAPPEN, by
streak on the basketball floor was called for a 68 degree maximum enlistment. -t- George and Helen Papashvlly. The
'if fractured here Sunday night when temperature in all U. S. homes I t- Vets To' Get 1st Call humorous story of a Russian immigrant

the Norman Navy Zoomers pro- and public buildings. The measuresare Brooklyn GI Wins to this country twenty years
duced an exciting <64-62< victory. designed to avert "an Impending |I On Federal Property ago. Reveals things that American -

Memphis had averaged/: 8 points coal shortage," Mr. Byrnes declared [I Army Essay Contest democracy has accomplishedand
Washington (CNS-The) 'U. S.
" J per start and was calling itself the also of the In which
I I ways It
i' Rome (CNS)-Pvt. Isadore Rubin Senate has confirmed a 3-man Surplus
1:'To. 1 service quintet before It suc- -t- has occasionally failed. Mr. Pa-
of Brooklyn, won the grand Property Board in the Officeof
cumbed to the powerful Norman I. pashvily still thinks of
War Plant Output Americaas
$500 bond-In War :Mobilization:
' prize: -a war an essay which will pre.
squad. a where
place
Soared In DecemberNew contest sponsored by the Mediterranean scribe regulations governing disposItion anything can hap.
,, ;1 I Dudcn To Captain Navy Theater "of Operations of an estimated $100,000-

Dick Duden of Englewood, N. J", I York (CNS-Substantial on the subject: "What Victory 000,000 worth of government- pen.Whisky Cures
,, :.f blocking back and only three let- gains in the nation's war produc- Means to Me." owned material, tools, plants, land Frostbite,
\ in the class of 1947, will i tion program were made during Cpl Edwin A. Charles, also of and facilities Yanks At Front Find
.terman the 1045 U. S. Naval Acad- December, 1944, according to the Brooklyn, and Master Sgt. Rob- Board members are: Former
team. War Production Board, with increases ert Lowenstein, Newark, N. J., won Senator Guy M. Gillette, Iowa Belgium (CNS-Army) hospItal -
-t- in 13 critical categories. $100 war bonds for second and Democrat; former Governor Robert units near the front have one

Kansas City (CNS)-When Pete However, because of stepped-up third places Prizes of $50 war A. Hurley of Connecticut, and staple cure for frostbite-whisky. ,
'.,t Schoenfeld, 50, was arraigned be- goals, even greater Increase mustbe bonds were awarded, in the order Lt. Col. Edward Heller, Army FI- Alcohol expands the blood vessels
..J. fore Judge Alfred Mturah charged made during the next few named, to: Lt. Whitney Cushing, nanCe Officer and increases circulation In frozen
, with the illegal sale of whiskey, months to meet bnttlefront needs. Newtonvllle, Mass; Pvt William Congress has directed the board limbs.
this was the sentence he got: 1. Some of the increases of Decem- V, Waterman, parachute Infan- to draw its regulations so as to So successful and so popular has
.1 1'1 : Get a job in a war plant. 2. Visit ber over November, 1944, include: tryman, Albany. N. y: Pvt. ArthurJ. give any lawful preferences to veterans this whisky treatment been that as ,;
the probation officer every pay- i Aircraft, 32 per cent; heavy field Utzinger, North Plainfield N. in the disposal of any property one doctor said, "it's gotten so that ..
tiny. 3. Invest most of his wages 'artillery, 12 per cent; tanks and Y., and Lt. Adrian Van Sinderen, useful in the establishment or I; every nmbulance driver coming lain
hi v'nr bonds. Alternative: A year trucks, 11 per cent; 60 mm and 80 Jr., New York. More than 3800 maintenance of small business rnerpilses. 1'" '1 here claims he Is a frostbite

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Civilian Employees' News ''il I VAPOR TRAILS I'Cash Awards Are Given j

Editorial Office Ity Supply InspectionBy
Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13 Prissy. Glenn Civilian Workers For

'I'I Telephone Extension 8835 Ylpe! I looked up a minute ago
.j The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air and saw Potts standing up there
.f r News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's wiping his glasses with a twenty- ;{ Suggestions In JanuarySCUTTLEBUTT 0
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the dollar bill. These people!
Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees We certainly are glad to see Mr. T- The Naval Air Station is proudof
the achievements of :.he follow
Officers Kirkland back with us now. He
William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer has been sick'' for a long time. ing civilian workers and service
Folly Vetter, Secretary "Rusty" Oialla just came back personnel. They were granted
Directors from his leave. I'll bet it was goodto By Tom Qulnn awards and commendation I letters
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson see old familiar faces, wasn't it? What Is the American Way of! during January by the Local Cora.
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood First thing one morning, we Life? What does it mean to us on mittee on Beneficial Suggestion
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffle heard Helen Starr fidgeting aroundthe | the home front-on the battlefront I' Awards. These suggestion represented .
.. Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KincaU office looked up. and there I ? Thousands have given their an annual savings of
;. ._ Polly Vetter she was, shoveling everything out all, their very lives to protect and $18,000.
News Reporting Staff of her pocketbook (or lunchbox, as to preserve the American Way of I IRVINE, Howard L. Engltw
some prefer to call it) and look* I Life. How shall we define this Overhaul: 'Grinder for Magneto
: Assembly and Repair: ing frantically for something. condition we call the American Breaker Points"; $250.
Maintenance ...................................:................. .. .....Walter Riviere When she uttered a groan, we real- Way of Life? .
t Accessories ............................._.............._..._.............,.W. T. Martin ized what had happened. She'd Let us look back for a momentto MIMS, A, L.- Flotation: Additional
I Metal and Machine......_.._......Delma E. Register, "Slim" Hyler forgotten herinspector's stamp. lives the teen or I award and l letter of commencedation
i Engine Overhaul ..........................................._..,........Lillian Lindsay Tsk, tsk our school during" As age children from the Navy Dept., Washington
Progress .............................?........_..................-.................Tom Quinn I'm deeply concerned about poor grammar thrilled period.to our patriotic I "New Method of TestingLife
we
Aircraft Overhaul ........._........................_................Amelia Drawdy Baldwin. He's getting terribly ab I and to the stories of how Raft Manifold"; J1O).
Interim Overhaul ..........._.._..........................................Laura Adams sent-mindedlately. Can't remember : songs forefathers to I HENTZ, George, and JARRAUD,
our fought
Production Eng. ..................................................................Don Ragin where he leaves his pipe to- the barren wilderness after conquer the H. Accessories: "Tool for Cut
Production Eng. ..................................................................J. H. Silver bacco half the time. great ocean voyage from Europe. ting Grooves in Rocker Box Covera"
Inspection and Survey: This office welcomes a newcomer We exulted In the conquests of our ; $100.COOPER.
M & M, Accessories ..._..._.._....-...........................Ruth C. RaUch He is H. J. Paul MOMM2c, fighting men who had never known Joseph M.-E
Assistant-Frank Moriarty and we're glad to have him. Upon defeat. We were proud of our ancestors Overhaul: "Hydraulic Ball .
I Aircraft Overhaul.........._.............. .....................Muriel E. Mitchell inquiry, we find that Paul is a who fought always for lib Pusher &: Puller"; $75.
Supply I.>t'pa rtment...-.................................................Prl scilla GlennA Georgia "Cracker" but has livedin erty and justice that all men might FECUSON, C. N.-O x y g e n
& R Depts...................Ora L. Dixon. R. Gagnon. Sara Verner Jacksonville for quite a long have equal opportunity Shop: "Colored Markers for use
Mary Markham, W. E. Schneider, Charles Ray In Rotameters of
e Public Works Dept .................... ...............................Ethel Shanahan time.Much to Vic Neefs delight, his In our our glorious twenties'childhood we look buckin days II reading ; $50. DifferentCalibration"

Ethel Mathews, Louise Abraham wife Is coming to Jacksonville for and we begin to tackle the job COOPER. J. M.-Engine Over..
Caroline Howell, Barbara a few visit the first of Feb-
Supply Department. .........................................Faulkner! ........Leola Jones ruary. days'I know Priscilla will be of carving; out a filtnre In this haul: "Intake Pipe Packing Re.
I great nation of ours Many time moving Saw"; $50.COOPJ.oR .
glad to see good ol' Vic, too.We've Impo4Nlbe
we are beset by seemingly i
J. if.-Engine Overhaul
i ben noticing; not withouta barriers, but ever In
great deal of humor, how cute front 01 UK are the example: of : "Universal Type Wrench for
Works ( .
Inside Public tall: lanky Mr. Hood looks working boys, who started at the bottom Removing &: Installing the Different
Types of OU Transfer PipeSeals"
beside little, teeny Jewell and rose to heights of success In
I Wells.. ; $50.
every field. lUST, J. A-A, &: R.: "Castingof
Into the private life of
Peeping
n Ethel :M. Shanahan
> I behind It is our heritage that every boy, Hard Chrome Plating Bars"
:
checking parcels, helping Wave Mildred Steele, front I&S I
Each week we are going to feature no matter where he starts, can aspire $35.
or'two hobby stories, sow snack bars, assisting. with the office, we find that her mother to the of his
one pinnacle .
to her last weekend.Wasn't very LEACH, John H.-A. &: R.: Additional
lead off with Agnes Joseph, I weekly dance put on by the Vic- came see self-chosen profession. He can aspire award on "CuttingoffTool '
secretary to Mr. Tovey, of the Design toryette*, and planning outing I from home It ,good huh? to see someone yes, and can achieve his With Adjustable Stop"; $.)().

I Section. I and entertainment. Our messenger, Parmalee, and greatest ambition! GENOV AR, H. L.-Metal and
Agnes' hobby I Is U.S.O. work, and Recently the group, of which Agnes Chief Kress make me shiver to see As we approach the thirties we Machine: 'Collect Attachment Designed
she has quite a record of hours I Is a member, has been entertaining them going around in their short, begin to feel the results of our for South Bend Lathe"; $30.
spent In most helpful endeavor. wounded veterans just re- short sleeves in this cold, cold work. Many times the midnight EDWARDS, H. D., and McCas-
Hare are some statistics: 1,962 turned from overseas, who are I weather.I oil has been burned, but it is ef- lin, J. Z.-A. &: "Windshield:
.. hours at the U.S.O. operated by forced to stop over at the Municipal asked Mach. Kurta why we fort spent In growth and develop ; Window Repair of Forward Lower
the National Catholic Community I Airport due to bad weather. didn't see more of him and his inspectors ment in reaching out and upward, Coiner Model PV-1 Airplanes"' ;
Service. under the direction of Morale wasn't too high the boys and he told me they were not to an impossible dream but $30.
Cyril A. Marx: a pin for 50 hours I were weary, blue, tired of travel short-handed and had to work to a definite goal-- to our rightful HOARD. Chas,-A. & R.: "Toolto
dancing with the service men; a ing, but anxious to get to their destinations I hard and long. Why that's easy heritage as an American-to our Remove & Replace Shock Strut
Certificate of Merit from NCOS; I and their nurses wanted Why not grow long hands? place in the sun. Orlflcer. Valve"; $30.
a ribbon from C.DTV: for 500 hours, I help for these wounded men to lift Well well well! Chief Weese As we Hear the forties our belief IRVINE. H. -Engine Overhaul
and she Is just about completingtime their spirits. Out went a call to has started wearing dungareesnow In America Is more steadfast. We : "Arbor & Brake for
that will call for a new ribbon I U.SO. N.C.C.S. Hasty collectingof and honestly he looks just as mayor may not have achieved financial Grinder"; $30.JARRARD. ..
-2.000 hours! She Is also candy, cigarettes and games and good aa he does in greys. security, but regardless of H. E., SCOTT, O.'
Treasurer of the Victor)'ettes Serv- the junior hostesseS were on their Another civilian inspector, read our own success, or failure we M., and BRITTLE, G. W.-Accessories
ice Corps! way to the Municipal'Airport Dis- ers. Welcome into our division, have had an opportunity throughthe I : "Adapter & Base for
The M torjetle work conkUU pensary. The blues were chased Mr. M. W. Teaford. Here's hoping years to see the American Wayof Power Take-Off"; 2625.
of playing ping pong, op away, smiles and laughter in a you'll like it here. Life working at first hand. WETMORE, J. R. --Magneto
f'ratin'ol'e recording machine, short time-and the gloom of delay At this point we'll have to discontinue True, In many ways It has not Shop: "Tool for Timing() Kind
finding room for service men's dispelled. "It was a privilege to this trail to make new been an easy life, but who asked Neutral"; $25.
**l\e>, relatives and girl friends, Continued on Page, Nine I vapor for next week for an easy life-the Illgrlmx? DE BEVOISE, M. C.-Engine
-the soldiers at Valley Forge Overhaul : of
-- "Speed-up Bolting

. Supply Dept. Team Competes t In-CityL gu--- I Chateau the men"hll'rrat at U.burat iuadal-: $25 Cylinder Nuts with Air Drive";

canal? No, We do not look at SMITH, Dt'cker-A. & R. : Additional
the American. Way of Life ON an award on "Combination
easy way Pressure and Vacuum Instrument
We know that we are heirs and Tester"; $25.

,, In possession of some of the most KING J. T.-Engine Overhaul:
precious and valuable treasures on "PolishingDUc"; $20.
'" .. earth: Life Liberty and the Pursuit CINDER G. E. Instrument
of Happiness. It has been our Shop: "Temporary Instrument
destiny that we must fight through Bezel Cover"; $15
each generation in order that these ACKERLY: F: F. Harae.il
precious heritages may remain untarnished Shop: "Deburring Tool"; $10.
r, and forever bright. Liberty HAZOURI, Philip Accejwories
4a 5 and freedom have never been Shop: "Guard for Amphenol
1 purchased cheaply. They are paid
E Swaging Machine"; $10.
r for always by those who are wiling WETMORE, J. R. Magneto
to dig down deep whether itbe
Dept: "Sleeve Tool to Press! oaSearings"
r.. on the production line, on the : $5.BASSE1T .
bond wagon or on the battle front.
O. P., and WILe
.- i- Let us here resolve that whatever LIAMS, H. R.-A. &: R.: "[)o.r.
our task may be, we will dour
Changing to Minimize Accidents";
> utmost to carry on In the $>5,00.
American Tradition so that we as I COMMENDATIONS

Individuals can say when the last SLAWSON, V. L., AM 1C-A
In Battle It." Is won: "We too had a part R,: "Change of Coupl.
"
(Sump).
+ AARON J. H., AM2c-A. &: R.:
aatr Girl Star" "Stop, Flip Up, for Power Brake.
Cage Your Ideas are wanted! Tito
routing of material the elimination
of bottlenecks and improvements
Her Bit
Doing In the methods of handling paperwork
are items for Improvement
To Finish War as well ai mechanical jobs Sub- .
m i /4 mit your Beneficial Suggestions a*
\, a a 5t to: how your day-by-day Job can
Kathryn Stansberry, Personnel be simplified.This .
Relations Division, is the leading honor roll will be presented
scorer in the women's City Basket. each month along with pictures of
ball t League this season. She
was employees showing how they are
chosen for the loop all-star team Contributing to the success of the
which met the Arena Blues
from Beneficial Suggestions program'
Atlanta. Sunday afternoon at the _. -|. -_ ._ -
Armory
In October; 1944, the Supply Department I Mrs. Stansberry Is also a mem. "I'm" tired -very tired -let me
: of the Naval Air Station Drake Ida Sikes, Annabelle Rob- ] ence boasts'such accomplishmentsas ber of the Pepsi-Cola sextet, which sleep These were the word of a
began organizing their basketball inson, Evelyn Yeomans, Dot Drake, : Playing-Manager with the formidable faced the Arena Blues Saturday dying Navy gunner as he lay mortally
team and the team i is" now a mem- Joy Drake. Tee Drake Hourtal, aggregation known as the II night at the Armory in the opener wounded on the deck of his
her of the Jacksonville City Libby Whilte, Pearl Dugger and PIRATES. This organization dominated -' of a dual bill that brought to- ship.tired All of of us, you anJ I both, are
v League. The Pepsi-Cola Bottling Rita Jochum. Missing from the' girls' basketball realms in gether the Jackionvllle-St. Augus- this war. But we
Company team is leading the picture Is Louise Bragg, one of the this area from 1939 to 1912. The tine Coast Guard quintet and the any right to lie down on havlD
jobs
league, followed by Coca-Cola Bottling "regulars" on the team. The sextet PIRATES won national recognition Victory loop all-stars. lyini a dead* long as men like

Company, Gulf Life Insur- has developed very effective and participated in the Inter- I Kathryn has a vital Interest la ----on---theirs.-- -- .--.-
ance Company, Supply DepartmentNAS teamwork and with Increasing experience national Tournament held in the the Navy because! her husband\ Williams, who also works at the
Civilians, and the CoastGuard they are affording their Bahama Islands in July, 1939. serving in the South Pacific in Labor Board plays Forward on the
r Spars competitors strong opposition. Applications Through the activities of the "blues." She started her basket .same sextet. Their team U.expected
w The Jacksonville. City League are now being receivedfor team considerable fellowship has ball career in High School, and last to enter in the National Championnhip -
regulation allow, a total com pi.j-> the one vatent position. been developed( not only between year, was one of the stars of the tourney, which,.will beheld
rneot of twelve players The has- 1 The Supply Department 'Basketball tin players but also among fellow-: King: Edward Cigar team, which ) in Missouri some time in I
kethall quad of the Supply( Department team was fortunate In 'Obtain. workers who have developed into I proved to be City Champs ,Sports March-where you will find-.both .
Includes the following ing the coaching services of Mr*. quite a formidable spectator following predominate In the family; for Kathryn an,i Pauline In there
a players, picture above i Becky Rita Jochum, whose! sports expert- proof Kathryn'i slater Pauline I pitchingbaskets.Page .



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-15 Civilian Agents ["""SAFETY SLANTS I I Civilian Group Agents Discuss War Bonds : m

I By U m. K. MacKenzie .... ,... _._ H

Discuss Sale Of InMpeilor of Safety

E. P. ARMSTRONG, Safety En %

gineer on this !station! since July

Bonds On Monday- 1941, has transferred to Naval Air

Station Alameda, Calif.
"ARMY," as he was commonly
;
) Two Way Campaign For known, was classed as a "good

ud More Funds ScheduledTo guy," with a knack for getting;
W- things done. He was held in high;

flce Open On StationOn respect by the station personnel,
and because of a job well done, his
led Feb. 5; a conference of all departure is deeply regietted. So, r

era civilian Group Agents for War to Eben P. Armstrong we say-
'IU- Bonds for Jacksonville and 11ts aux Good Luck-Good Hunting-and
IOn fields held on this sta
, iliary was Happy Landing" M'I
re- tion. This meeting was for the Assuming the responsibilities as

of purpose of introducing Lt. (jg) Station Safety Engineer, effective

Gene Blanchard, who is replacing Feb. 1, 1945 is Robert F. "Bob"' a
irwto Lt (jg) Helen Clemson! as War Taylor, who has' been on the sta '
Bond Officer, to the Group Agents tion since December 1940. D ,
end also to formulate plans for two "Bob" is perhaps as well known r w

tli- campaigns that are to be conducted as any man on the station. He's
'n. this month among the civilians been through the mill. He knows. 2'

ih.ng. here. not only the personnel but the ;
The first campaign is one to en many departments and their func 6J ,,
roll at least 400 new civilians in tions.

the Navy Payroll Savings Plan Those who know "Bob" best feel
::0
., This station has dropped from first that he will exceed all expectations

'It..v. place among Naval Air Stations of that again there will be i a
the nation in October, 1944 to second Job well done -with cooperationfiom

.v.t place in November and Decem all hands, the accident late
ber, The figures for all the air stations will drop to a new low.

for January are not yet out, -------T A ----_-__
however, since the percentages for
'n this station have dropped from

::16at !4.7 per cent investing 118 per IAccessoriesDivision
rent (efficiency index: 1116) iiDecember I
to 94,6 per cent invest
t
r- Lag 11 per cent (efficiency index: :
1075)) in January, it is doubtful
I
) that it will maintain even second JJ>' W. E. Sc-nelder

place INSTRUMENT SHOP "1%" SHIFT
'I'he rtct'and! campaign Is a
r.r.r.r Mr!1c'4' campaign.: In- order to Everyone who saw "The Fight
mre encourage participation In this ing Lady," epic picture showing

,( plan, the War Bond Office\ plans I the exploits of one of our aircraft H P. t
to< offer large-swile services in I carriers, came away with a better, m

connection with Individual) I \\'arIloml i understanding of the importanceof ,
problems. During till "team-woik" on a fighting ship ( \
also takes team-woik to win 'i'
month all efforts will be madeto s ,
the battles back home. zp
production
I .solve
itnv, difficulty arising
I.ft from Kernels bought here or elsewhere Let's put the emphasis on the

and information may he "work" in team-woik, p u r. r s y"y
If! obtained on any (internmentNenirltles. Welcome to this division! Ensign 3 .r

,. John A. Havercamp, and to your
I new assignment as Asst. Accessoi -
). The War Bond Group Agents on
les Division Officer.Let's .
... this station were organized in September I
the ammunition" and
II'r of 1911, and the payioll | "pass
I drop those hot tips, bits of harmless r-
Savings Plan went into effect in
' i gossip, tall stories, jokes and
of 1912. By December
; January
items into the Scuttlebutt
newsy
of 1942, largely through the efforts;
| Box provided for your contilbul
'
11It of these agents, the civiliansheic ;
group\ .
l tions to the division's Jax Air
had attained the Secretary of: I
News column. How about helping .
-
goal of 90 cent of
the Navy's per
'Old Pot Shot" shoot the breeze
'- the employees Investing 10 per cent each week, I

.r of their )pay through the Payroll Charlie Smith is back at work
In February of 1943 I
Sa\ingsPlan. after a 54-day rest ( ? ). Better
}. the Assistant Secretary of thtNavy
confine jour activities in the fu-
for Air, Honorable Artenus
tute to something safe, such as
,r I* Gates presented the Secretary
Glad to back on
I flying. see you
of the Navy's War Bond Honor the job Charlie 1'laiiH for a two-way bond selling program were discussed here ;Mondayby civilian group agent

,) King to this station. Not once I Orchids to Betty Henderson, I who were also afforded! an opportunity| | to meet Lt ( jg: ) Gene Blanchard who is, replacing Lieut Helen

1 l since that time has this station'spercentages I of the Electrical Instrument Department Clemson., In the to\l\ 'photo, from left to right, are >\' alter :Stripling: of Lee Held, I. R. Boyer, Power
I
dropped below this 90. for her long-term production I }'Ianl"Ialn; Station; Miss J..un111', m..lmr"llIg18111; :station, ;Miss Mary >\eissenberger" Position .
, i 10 per cent goal I record. Leadingthe field I Cltssiriration, Held Office; Theodore rrltch Central Office, Main tatl"". In the lower picture
. AM of last", month tht'ret're the
" for slv: months is no small record Lt Blanchard Is outlining )plans to assembled agents.
departments and one auxiliary :-
t.eten y
, and that she hat lot on
proven a .
field with 100% of their the ball 1.lbb.11, : \\'. Gardner, James S.

employees )lartkllll.llnJ, ( In this That radiant look on Lois Ster Kemp, Dorcey C. Layman Oscar INSIDE OF
L limit. These" departments are i ling's face was caused by the ex- = Hunt, MillieMlllanisoii, Kena K,
'lIbll.'orl, Sis; Position Hill, Bertha t'sK-man: Nathaniel
cellent efforts of the Navy's mall
Classification"' Held Office; Clerical men who delivered\ ten letters, all Thomas, Ann Beaslev, Whine T. PUBLIC

Lee Held; 1 rans|ortatlon, Iin one day, from ""Bob. And have j plyALLIES lloyt, I..enoelgler, Maude 1\1. So- I

(V.il Field: librarians, Guards NAAS I you noticed who hasn't) that Lois d..rll"| "".' ., -James 81..lgl1tIar; )' !S.Knirlik .
NAS.: ,
and Personnel, WORKS
is now on the "B" shift and has : and Kuehen' I'. Thomas.
'. Mavport\ Is the only auxiliary been transferred to the Electrical So Happy Birthday again folks

field Midi 100% participation Instrument Department. I and may you have many many Continued From Page Tight:I
The Public Works Depaitmentat I mon!
Umbrella
I "Let Smile Be Your -
a "
Naval Air Gunners School has By Leol Jones I serve in, such an emergency, Agnes
throw away those parasols, Good news came to Ernest McLaughlin I
I held first place among of all patticlpa-departments I folks-Gladys Malphuts is back "Happy Birthday to you!" That last week. He receiveda said. *

fn percentage at work again: and she brought in long awaited letter from his
tion for the past ten m6nths Mr.. "smile"w'ith was a familiar phrase ringing j son Our se'ond nobbiest is Mr. Me-
back that very pleasant ? Lt. E Davis McLaughlin who was
Sam Graham, as civilian Group her. Nice to work around this department last Week.'hy wounded in battle while pushing Mahon, Electric Dept He is the

I. Agent: since the inception of this good-natured people i Isn't It? Well, the following\ employees cele- i, toward Nantes (Loire River) with I owner of prize-winning Cocker

program, is largely responsible for I Viola Dameion Jean Buinette, brated their birthdays: Sadie I'. small advance units of Gen Bi'adley's Spaniels and has just returned

this fine lecord this S. E. Blessing and Bernice :Miller i Stanford, :Sarah E. Hancock, :Suzanne army At present, Lt. Davidis from vacation with Blue Rib.
department
Close lunner-up to ; back the "B"shift. Ann fine and I many
are all on Nellson getting along may get
NAS K. Elliott; Frances B. |
here at
Is Power Plants I I bons won by his dogs in the le-
Kellnerof
Pandak is home ill; Wilma to come home soon He had already ,
The civilian Group Agent since the I the Optical Department, has. Donald' \\hitner, Esther A. seen action in Africa, Sicily : cent Dog Shows.
has been --
beginning of the program returned from leave 1 ; and Fiance, having been overseas" : Lady Ginger Glow won eight
Mr. L. II Boyer Power Plants I The little boy with the stinging; the first brave Wave. At that moment since February, 1943. He received I
Blues second and three
was also the first department on I arrow, Daniel Cupid, play* some the paper covering a newly his commission before he one
the station to receive the Com I strange tiicks such as causing: a pressed suit being: carried by the ; was 19, upon his graduation fl'omI I fourths Mac's Blonde Patricia
mandant's Honor Pennant for 90- I music box that played "Ole Sol I second brave Wave rips open with Kemper Military School in May won a blue and a third in the local

10 per cent paitlcipatlon This 1 Mio" to suddenly change its!' tuneto an unearthly sound, spilling the I 1942. Stationed first at Camp I I Jacksonville show. The dogs were
pennant was presented by the "Hearts and Flowers," CoJld contents Into the mud. Of course, Walteis and then at Fort Bragg of
Commandant to Mr. Boyer as civilian certain the two leisutely pick the suit up in competition against some
: that be the reason why a I up he went overseas; from Foil Meade
representative, in January : sailor takes a walk with a certain and walk 'nonchalantly' on their ,I Well, Mr, Ernest," we Know how' the best dogs in the countl' '. It is
of 1013 Not once since that time sailoiette each night I way Yeah ? Then why were they proud you must be of your brave with justifiable pride that "Mac"*

has this department dropped be. I Remember the little Wive Mane still pale the next night I son, and here's hoping that you see I beams about his pets.

low the goal. Giosso, formerly cf the Camera "A" shift-:Marjorle Sutton I him soon! *

The next four departments to Department, who could talk by the I The"'A." shift Is really on they' If you have wondered why I Accidents will happen, and an
win the Commandant's Honor Pen. hour about her other in the ball having had their second "gHI I Catheilne smith (Peisonnel !Section ,I embarrassing one of loud noise, besides .
Personnel I
nant were Accounting, Army who was fighting in Italy? : togethei; party since the change of I II ) Ins seemed so excited lateh I attracting attention, stoppedthe
I
Assembly' & Repair and Person Well, Marie recently left for home I shift. The event was held at the I II '-here's, reason wh). heems line at the Civilian Mess A
net Relations (then called Labol'B on emergency leave because the Metiy-Go-Round, Jan. 22, winding I that "('lIth '" has taken up the well-filled tray slid out) of hand
(\ id). ,All four of these depait Army lists that brother of whom I up at Mabel Griffin's house for I II art of "golf"! Any' "pro's"", and fell with a resounding crash!

merits earned their pennants in. Marie was !so! justly proud as I coffee About fifty of the personnel around 1Another Potatoes, gravy, etc.!! The worstof
F't Uuary of 1913 and have retained of "killed In action" on the Italian attended How about another \ basketball game isscheduled it was the fact that poor Mr.
them ever since. Two front I ? for this week NAS civilians i Thoinbeig had to go to the end of

these departments have had the Chief Littler makes no claim to Leo Mickelson has been tiansfeued will play the COCA-COLA the long line and buy another meal!

name. civilian group agent all the being a magician but just how I to this shift as!' Instructor in team at Andrew Jackson High i Mi, Walpole, Survey, needs instiuction ,a.
time-they are Mr. Philip D My he keeps producing so much work the Electrical Instrument DE'put-1| School Gym at 8:00: p,m. Plan to in the use of rubber cement
ers, Accounting and Mr. John W, little coming in for overhaul it observed that he
with so : ment. Best of luck, Leo. see this gamedon't miss It as was
Carson' }Personnel.This Is really a m 'st'ry. Pet haps Virginia Poole is rather: quiet I Wedding bells rang for one of pastes maps upside down and, 'tis

meeting was designed to I hard work and careful planninghave I these dais as her youngest bi cither our pills' Miss Dorothy Massey, i said, has done it, before. Can it
strengthen an already strong or. something to do with it is leaving for "boot camp"Coast I lecently. Miss Massey is now be w01 kingand giving orders at
RanizHtion c.f Gtoup.Agents. The The scene: A dark spot on the Guards BalUmoio' Md. Grandma more eppiopilaately called Mrs. the same time, or is It the ersatz
work done by them agents: and the. load en route'to the Wave Bar- Marguerite) Dixon is enjoying Dorothy L.N.ke. products ?
support given them by the personml tacks. The characters' : Two of I her' tighter; : and granddaughter, I P. S.-- If any of you would be Interested I This is a Kpec'lal "Flash." The
I in their departments has always our brave ( ?) 'Oltng8'es.' "Just who will be with her a month while I In writing to Lt McLaughlin "old ilt-sirepit blueprint ma.

been very commendable i the place for a ghost," remarks waiting to get in their new home I : his address is Lt E. David chine" must have had l a dose. of

However it is hoped that through,, _- --r--- in Tampa, Fla Is Grandma proud McLaughlin, Jr., ()0-437724 vitamins a* It art a record last
this meetnig find the following leafing al air of her nw and only granddaughter ; / I'DET of POT., U. S. Army Hoppl- week of S.V OO print for one rifer -
campaigns; the 400 new employee I I Air Station again: in thinprogrprn. Claudia, whose Captain Daddy tal )')ant 4152. ATO 63, Care Po&t- There It life in the smith gal
will lie seemed and that next, stations! for participation IB at real! master, New York yell
Naval 1 I .
month will nee Jacksonville'

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! (What Have We Here? Recovered Tin Can I Personnel Officer -p pI


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NATTCenH From Ocean And



I Picked Up A FinWere


you ever on the receivingend )
.. of a bottle or container which
e rr34ee zsa had been cast overboard and
floated in to shore? And we are
not referring to the forlorn fellow
who "found the bottle with the :

By 4..h* KUhboiirg, AKMSc: beer all gone."
L St: Valentine's Day la the one Our story is about a more fortu-

r day in the year that the average nate sailor by the name of B. D.

fellow\ can "slop over" with senti-. +. Mitchell, SKV3C, who is an in-
ment and not feel silly so don t structor in the Aviation Store
vtife husband or tII4; > ".., keepers' School
--Y b't
forget your Above .:pictured one-half of the student of the Rojalton,
February 14th. I' Several ) when Mitch-
years ago
sweetheart come I Minnesota, school whose teacher, Lori-eta Lasota, SKY 2c, It now
ell
-- was sporting
attending the t'KM'h ol here at NATerhTraOen. The little red rl
They tell me that the very busy j I a tweed jacket,
I -,4
unitof schoolhouse ran be seen In the background to the left.
inhabitants of Bldg 620 a ,
1----- flannels
AFC are "putting on the dog1 I gray M dI
and tie
a yellow
these days Tea is now served, as WAVE Was Teacher Principal And >
he was doing a
cokes and coffee What! a
well as t
No crumpets* I Janitor Of Little Red SchoolhouseIf .I "tour of duty"at -
Miami. Arising
--- I ....- ] J--=mdr.-uwt'll
._. t early one
----- -- ----- I "
t is still the you have an idea that the
Progressiveness I tomary for the children at her morning about j I Lt. -Commander-
"little red schoolhouse" exists onlyin f '
watchword over in Unit 1 of the 1000, he put on'' .
AEM School. The close teamwotk the imaginations of politicians school to bring the teacher great, :r.i\\\ his swimming I I IAl
1
between Lt. (jg) Schoenhals.I tub-thumping for votes, you are big, luscious home-grown watermelons I -1 -.iaii'Mlt'heli trunks and Howell Is Named

Chiefs Violet and Nix, Sgt. Ball wrong according to Loretta La- instead of shiny applesEd's II. I). : strolled down to I)
anj every man Jack right down to sota, SKV2c and what's more- the beach to before '
( note: Listen Georgia get a quick dip Personnel Officer
you
she the above to
the newest instructor, makes for gave us picture lunch. In surveying:' the broad ex- I'
smooth sailing and good teaching. prove It.Loretta. boys take the matter up with Loretta panse of water he noticed an Announcement has been madeof

New Instructional Aids are constantly should know, for she was All we know is what she empty banana crate with a tin can the recent appointment of Lt.I .-
being devised and put Into the teacher, janitor andtruant I I Comdr Edward A. Howell as .
I officer told us.) strapped to it bobbing up and down personnel
to attain degree of an identical institution officer of NATTC.
effect an even higher with the waves. I Mr.
Florida duty offers a big con-
of efficiency of learning at Royalton, Being an insurance salesman, Howell. who Is originally from Raleigh
trast to her experiences in Minnesota I'
Minn (population 517), before N C., has been a resident of
The other day one of our our hero's curiosity was naturally
for during the winter there
snipers saw" 1"'red ('ro)', AEM2c: joining the Navy in October, 1943. blizzards, would last three and four aroused, so out he waded He }r Jacksonville for the past eight
re-I
The of school
enrollment the
aver- I
lie attended Duke University
years.
1 pacing along the street with a trieved the objectand carried -
days, and it would take an additional -
y i. baby in one hand and a bottle in I aged 22 pupils, ranging from the two or more days for the to shore. Then he Opened the can ;'I and was a member of the varHity .
the .titer.Miat gives, Frf'd- first grade through the eighth and I which had been sealed with wax. baseball team After college
i to clear the roads classes
she all 22 of them whichin snow so '
taught I the lieutenant-commander became
1 been holding out on lit? Incidentally 1 could be resumed Inside was a bundle of letters, an
fertile contained thebahy'a itself must have been quite a I : associated with the Commercial
the explanatory note and $10 in cash.
I '
t
milk I nice problem in division Watermelons and blizzards- I' The note said that the can and Credit Company, representing that
I According: to Loretta. it is cusSPL4aS14 -. hmmmnnnn crate had been tossed overboard 'I organization in Miami, Tampa and
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.j The new O-In-C of Unit 2, Ensign from a banana ship plying be- Jacksonville. In civilian life Mr.
i R. E. Grover is an expert on [S fROm n TTC Lt. D'ArthenayIs tween New York and South America :I| Howell was quite active in Boy
magnetos. In his pre-Navy days and at the time she was about ',i Scout work, sen-ing as scout master -
he was associated with the Gcin- i 200 miles off Miami. It had of Troop 18 in Jacksonville.
.1 tills division of the Betidix Corporation L A Fireman taken eight days for the crate to He entered the Navy in early

and collaborated in the drift ashore, There was a request I 1942, receiving his indoctrinationat
: design of much of their equipment. WfJ" From Way Back that the finder use $5 of the cash Quonset Point R, I. He has
He is a Cornell grad (class of '41; I to air mail the letters and to keep served at NATTC as assistant to
l' I and was commissioned into the Remember the good old days I the other $5 for his trouble Mitchell I the executive officer until last December -
(}' Navy in July of 1944. Ensign Grover when the bell on the fire house later in the day mailed the let when he was appointed assistant -
was assigned to Unit 2 as a replacement .1I would ring and about 20 minutes I I ters as directed and put a note on personnel officer.
.1, t I j for Lt Comdr. Kuyken- c&Qtjy 1Ul( tC t .1 later the horse-drawn steam engine I I each envelope that the letter had -- __n A -------

'f dall, who is now O-in-C of the Automatic would race down Main Street with been forwarded by him He also Take pride in your station, keep
}. Pilot School Speak- I smoke billowing from the stack ;I wrote the home office of the it clean
t I Gosh, we really got the job Sorta nostalgic, but in these .
ing of the AP school, it's a veritable steamship company telling them -- /---
h' i done and no broken necks either; days of 100 octane gas and air- I
beehive of activity these what he had done Subsequently
I i now we have nice sparkling windows plane speed of 450 miles an hour Navy Nurses Okay
;ik days. While classes go on as usual he received thank you letters from ,
; t, alterations are being made and Of-I I and how beautiful that moon we have to forsake the dapple the company and several of the recipients Declares
I fices moved and rearranged I looks. What say, let's keep them grays for a la France and the water I of the letters, HoraceDear

i. I all adds: up to "growing pains I clean now? ? ? I for fog and foam. This word Mitchell comes from Atlanta, Public Relations Office:

", The AP School, one of the newest I I I comes from a "fire eater" of way and entered the navy about a year I am still in sick bay, but am
$ in the Navy, is also one of the most Wedding bells will ring this back, Lt. (Jg) Norman S. D'Aith- ago via "Great Lakes." He has a able to get around. Don't tell
rapidly expanding month for Vivian Frick, Sic (sc), !I enay. an Instructor in NATTC's brother in the navy. Comdr Pill because he wants to
and Margaret Larsen All of us crash fire and rescue school -------0------ put me on an outside detail where

That old nmvim, Mn' Is wish :you both all the happiness In'' Mr. D'Arthenay comes from Now Pitching For U. S. he says I belong, but I like it in-
,' the mother ..f Intention" hatl the world. I Montpelier_,__Vt., where he was as- side this cold weather. Moreover
... *e.. proved again. DOM I'Itz- I Spring fever certainly hit the sistant chief of Players under 30 years of age this campaign to recruit Navy
4 gerald A.\Ik-: wax a..lgnf'tl.the WAVES last Sunday
I job of l setting: up| the new' magneto :- was out playing or just loafing in ment, succeeding they are discharge from the Sf'rvI I' have here is any indication of
j shop in Full 2, wherein the I the sun, then Wednesday Brr-rrr his father ice Manager Joe Cronin of the Red what the Navy is getting Boy,
Sox told soldiers back from the they are 3.8 and might be better
btudentt are taught to time ma- I every one crawled back in to their +s. In addition to I ;
neto to an engine. "I HE": real- shell for a. little while longer I this work, he I battle fronts in a talkfest at the will give you the word on the other
0 Please remind we'rein : I Army Ground and Service Torces .2 later Hope I am not ,
\. I IIA'II' that< the amount of time someone us I ,, found time to wrong
Redistribution Station, Miami i I read in last week's Jax Air
Florida we'llall
necessarfor the entire o|>eration or some morning i attend the fire
of timing a magneto: to an wake up believing we're in department'e Beach, Fla, last week However, News that "Salty Sue," the Athletic .

:{ engine would make it Impossiblefor Alaska--by the way ask Redman drill school atArlington "those coming out over 30 years I Depaitment's mascot, had
I every student to personally about the Alaskan sunset, sounds J/ old will" be handicapped some- pups. I think that Is fine. Does
perfect ) what, Cronin admitted that mean she can now get out of
d the
( J I He set about to devise someII Zimmer says "Minnesota Ahhhh'! Lt. (jg) several occa- Rogers the Navy If a mother can, why
Hornsby's son, Billy, now not the father? Let me know
means of cutting this period of it was wonderful \rthenav lions Lt, D'Ar in
the Pacific with the Marines, Your adopted son,
{ time to a minimum and was successful I Welcome to Barlett Bkr. 3c sions Lt. D'Arthenay'worked with wrote his dad that he would like HORACE THE TURTLE.
: He devised a set of tools Ozbuin Bkr. 3c and Kaskeski Bkr I the Boston :Fire Department as an I to join the Chicago Cubs when he Amphibious Training Base
II, t
their perfect timing position. It i I What is the attraction at the I of fireman training.I by Is a shottstop, but the Rajah -- t -
then becomes simple to mesh t.e : classes for the state of Vermont, I
beach--is what we'd like to know believes Billy also' has the abilityto Navy Relief
I depends
magneto to the engine. Without gave talks on fire prevention and largely on
but information become a center fielder
-- can we get any capable for its
continuation,
these tools, the "mag" must be from Gudgell), Capps or McGee, I fire fighting before various school I you-- .
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t held in timing position with the and civic organizations, and when I i I Al Jar lett I -- --
talk but
i' they just won't every pitcher brought up by International League, has signedup
while to mesh imminent he worked
fingers attempting week-end war appeared the Athletics from
they don't waste anytime I Toronto of the with the Merchant Marine,
: the magneto spline with the en- j(I getting down there no mat-I with the state of Vermont councilof --
gtae It was exasperating, time safety in Instructing municipalities -
ter how cold. Guess we'll
Two Sailors
consuming job, but with these new i do some high-class snooping next' on the problems of air raids. I\ Receive Awards e) I

; "Fitzgerald Tools" it is compara i week-end. Before entering the navy in Sep-
tively simple and can be done in tember, 1942, as warrant boat- ,
i
-What Is Buike's
half the time May we add our I. $64 question swain, :Mr. D'Arthenay was presi- i ,9
? ? ? All of Unit :5 i
congratulations to the commendations mystic power dent of the Vermont State Flre- 1g ...
1In AEM School thinks she is just man'sAssoclation, His first
t ; of Lt Sauter and other school dutyIn
I la I Super Sender, a swell girl and
\ officers as well as the Commandin the Navy was with headquarters -
Chicago.Unit one of the beat in other of the First Naval District, ..wL
words, they share our opinion that where he made fire
3'. roster contains many protection surveys -
she is 4. 0.
whom of naval shore establishments
outstanding men among we
find Marine Sgt O G. Robinson I If anyone hears a terrible rum and shipyards. He later attended
1\j The "Sarge" knows his stuff ami pus. in Bks. 54 one of these nights (the Officers' Indoctrination Schoolat
gets a "kick" out of helping the don t be disturbed. just Kellan Fort Schuylei and then servedfor L
selected students who go throughthe I and her animals deciding which several tuonths as Instructor _
Unit 3 A & R activity :or a I will sleep on the outside and which at the Navy's fire-fighting schoolat
jl course of specialized training He's will sleep on the inside or the foot Brooklyn N. Y Mr, D'Arthenay
doing an all-around fine Job of the bunk. We have it from reliable carne to NATTC last fall.
j sources that she and a monkey --A -_ I w i.

; { Gus Krause AEM2c of Unit 4, teddy bear, dog, cat share Butt buckets for butts, "G I"
tells this one. A student, from one the same bunk. Can you beat It?? cans for trash
,I of the middle-westein states that A little girl from Turret School _.ANew
-- -- -- -
t recently suffered from a water has really been studying nights
I shortage, was discussing with a here latelyanyway, that's what i York (CNS-A) soldier
Texan the relative merits of their i she told us, but auto did look like won a long distance phone call in
from where I sat. a competition at a local canteen
,I respective states. He went on and superman Talking I
on, extolling the virtues of his na- about Turret School, one Wave He made the call-ta his home in ....\.
tive state. The Texan sat quietly down there surely haunts the mail Staten Island .J
and listened When the middle- t .----- Trio men received dtHoratloiiH at IS.VTrt'hi'rat' n last week.ernon I
westerner could think of nothing box.Golf and tennis classes are now Help keep the elation clean 1- 1>. Ihompson, I'hM: Ir, K, shown bring congratulated by ('&1'4

more to say the Texan drawled: 1 being held for anyone interested in -- -- - Joseph It. I.jncli, CommandingTethTraCen, after receiving! ;
"You fellows shouldn't ever worry building a few muscles or just for \\'KKKI.VKlllhrt: ; : I II purple| Heart award for wound suffered while Hiding in repulsing

about a water shortage. Just run fun. OICKC'ISl I a Japanese attack on a hospital hU unit hail act uj on Guam< J. C.
a pipeline from the Gulf of Mexicoup I, GrammenU, we thought you Keen. buzzing, bird cooing/ Titters PinM: 2r, (right) toss awarded, the Bronze Star for aid given .
to your slate. Then, It you can couldn't Jitterbug, could, it have tree, bttdtiing-cerlainlr. ui't antler| heav)' t't1t'ItI.V fire to JUarinp during the second day of battta
create a vacuum as well as' you been that the little sailor in Unit :5 i h* he weather' "tht be theUlnt I foe (>ujiii. Peters also holds the Purple, Heart for wound received
can "blow," you shouldn't have changed 'your mind? ? ? T ? I Valentine spirit!.I- the air ,<.", t'IIKalrn'IIII"1 the left and looking on during time ceremony
\ any trouble getting water," Bye now ::. N (onuiitinder ('. Al.. Jets J. N.\hTralVn K' Hiitlve Officer j

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5.. M. A. D. [ NATTC WAVES Send Valentine Greetings I WELFARE 8 Ei



RamblingsP.r..r..a.aaarcarrm.t 5 5By J J 5 PRESENTS (


: JjfBBBBBBBBaBfflBIIBeaQanBb.1Milt
a 1*. Herb Johnson, Ir.WWe'vt' i
Britton, who admits he's"
never seen a bull In a operating "America's Craziest Orchestra
china shop but surely a reasonable \ ," brings his ensemble of
facsimile thereof would be Corp. I madmen to the NATTC auditor ium
Walt Kwolek shopping for Valen- tomorrow for two shows. It's a
line'a Day stockings for the little I
safe bet that some of the pei formers -
wife who resides way up in New or some of the audience will
Castle Pa. Walt stops in frontof be in figurative or literal stitches
the first"likely looking shop, 'I before the show ends.
takes a quick furtive gander at
the lacey unmentionables in the I Britton and hll'oreheatra go to
extreme to produce a laugh,
any
window gulps a deep breath, sticks
out his chin and plunges in. The and for a decade have been takingit
200-lb. has on the chin, the back and the
Corporal carefully rehearsed
exactly what lie's goingto ; head to make their audiences neiry. '-
They've taken it on the lank
say to the clerk but by the
he's his I roll, too, for a publicity "bKuo'
lime fought way throughthe
.
mob of milling semihysterical : preceding them here says that in
10 years they have spent $4261.00\
women (you might call it a
"counter-off she"! for laughs.
en ) and established r
a beachhead under the sign .p I Violins which probably didn't
:marked Hosiery Dept," he's for have too good a tone to begin
gotten; every word of it. 1 i with have been hurled around the
I stage and cracked on the headsof
I ?
"May help you cooes the 1
eli< k-chic clerk with a smirk, the performers until there ate
his some $200,000 tied up or tossed
Rolling eyes and dabbinghi
.t damp brtro, H"nick away in the remaining splinters!! of
creaks, In a voice HUe henry AI- i' ( I the stringed instruments Some
$2000 have been put Into blank
dri<'h seeing bin firM fan dance a I
cartridges and Seltzer water (for
(MI"! any nylons. Without waiting
.for an answer* he doe a sound effects), and Britton avows

stumbling staggers Inning. ,behind out""about to him the fare"something sidewalk and, L_ A(4 v.L-w'! f$%. % \ I I I tuxedos that You he's!can and sunk expect work a cool some suits$200000 laugh-pro-in

eh I \okirg antics, but there)) be some
**)} akin to a riot
w good: music, too-not to mention
Susan Carol, who gives via the >o-
8/Sgt, Bill Pennlngton, chief cal (chords
cut-up in the butcher shop, sort of Tonight's offering brings some
jumps the gun on old Saint Val. "psjchiatric drama" to the audi-
and buys his e\ei-o\ing) frau a torium, "Between Two "'omE-n"
hundred-acre farm a few days ago. opens with a chorus girl fainting
It's'! away in the hills whar as a in the midst of a night club show;
boy the Sarge once wandered Of and goes on from there, with
course, its all very sweet and Lionel Barrymore, Gloria De-
thoughtful, but it seems Mrs P. Haven and Van Johnson up front.
already has one farm to say nothing The schedule (at the NATTC
cf two very fine little childien auditorial) .

You can't get hired help these days Do You Know Your Naval l History? Funds Are NeededIFor I tween Today Two, 1800 Women and" with 2000, Gloria'Be.

I Navy Relief
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Naval Hero Identification ContestThis Beginning last Thursday and extending I

through 15th of the month 4'.
Meek; begin a contest" In which all enlisted personnel attached I I has been set aside as the period for H
to NATTC: may artkipate. It Mill be a simple matter of snnual contributions to the Navy
QfD I identifying a Nasal hero from information contained in a brief biographical Relief Society No appeal la being
I account which Mill be run each Meek In this! column.If made for large: contributions from J,
I there are winners the first Meek additional factual (Information I any individual, but it is hoped that r'
on the man In question Mill be given In succeeding Meek everyone will participate The following -
until the man haN been identified. schedule has been suggestedas
Two prizes of $10 each In War Stamps) will be awarded, one for I I a guide: Commanders and
Ship' (Compan l personnel, and the other for students However, above, $5.00; all other commissioned -
if the man Is not correctly identified from the Information glten the officers, $2.50, warrant officers I
first" Meek, the prlte drop'" to $8 In War Stamps the second. Meek and $200.: petty officers, $1.50, I II
will be reduced $2 each Mieeeeding week. I and all others, 50 cents. ,
All entries are to be placed in special' boxes IM 1000 f's'I.fon] I I As most of us know. the Navy :.
day Boxes are located In Ship's Sen'he, let b h' of the Auditorium, Relief Society was established to.
i lr and the War Rend office. I laid I naval and marine personnel) in
In filling out your entry.1 be Mire to do these things: emergencies, the dependents of deceased -
1. Same the hero | naval and marine personnel
2. Give AOl'K name and rate. and in other wa>'s tender assistance
3. il\e barracks", number and jour SsTVTl. (Student or I I and financial help. Service! is i

Shi "* (Compan). tendered regardless of rank ortate.
I At noon each Monday the boxes will Iw OI)(>IINI. If there is more :Moreover) the society belongs
than one eorrert answer for each group, the. Correct entries will lie to the Navy and its principal
I placed In two hats one for Ship's Company and the other for students source of income is Navy and Marine I
for love nor money, but Bill tells One entry will be picked from each hat to determine the sinners personnel I DeHa\en Van Johnson and Lionel

Ms wife not to worry; he)11 buy her for the week I Chaplain Henry M, Johnson is Barr>'mot f'.
a plow for Christmas. ((0. K.. so The clue on the first hero follows: I handling the contributions at Friday, 1800 and 2000 Milt Brit-
we twisted the facts a little; but "III father was> Spanish, came to the United State In 1..G, NATTC. I ton and His Orchestra, featurirg
It's true Pennington: been thinking Joined the American Army, and IH said to hate saved the life of ---- Susan Carol, songstress.
<,f purchasing a little :mote George Washington during an engagement; in the Revolutionary I Saturday, 1800 and 2000, "Double -
land) "'.r, Hi.* mother was born In :North, Carolina of Scotch parent Navy Wife: "I can't decide Exposure," with Chester Morris
She died eight years after his birth 5 Jill 1801." nether to go. to a palmist or a .
The II. Q. boys are welcoming (As a hint you may wish to brush up on jour history bj browsing mind-reader Sunday 1500, "Na\ajo Trail,"
aboard another veteran of overseas around the NATTC Library) CSp(T) : Go to a palmist You with J. M. Brown; 1800 and 2000,
duty, Corp, Cletua R. Corrin, Jr. have a palm." "Bi'other Rat," with R. Reagan.
Though definitely not the gabby Contest Entry Blank Monday 1800 and 2000, 'Ltts
type, Corrins equipped to gin AFC School On Air Face It," with Bob Hope.
to Tuesday 1800 and 2000 'Lets
some mighty good pointers any- the series of

one anticipating a little trip to the Name of l lero...................-..............................:..-...--..-.....--,.---- NATTC Continuing radio broadcasts, I I Go Steady," with Pat Farri!-h.
South Pacific in the near future Wednesday, 1800 and 2(0\ .

'-, Signed .............................._..................Kate.................. BU ..........._._ "Trained tonight for Victory will cover the program the- "Thunderhead," son of Flicka'
,
There should be more "Its m- -t-
'lings" this week, but we seem too Status (student fir Ship's Ca.) .. ................................................. .. .................. aviation fire control school! I
This is sixth of the group and "I got: the socks you knitted 1 for
suffering!! temporarily with -- -- will be broadcast by station me," wrote a sailor to his e\er-

appears to be a one-track Let's Keep It Clean FellowsMates WJAX from 1815 to 130. loving wife, "but I love you just
mind. We became the daddy of a the same!"
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bouncing baby boy a few days ago I -
' and, well we pound out this I did you ever stop to realize tossing; butts on the d..ck and accidentally "T" For Transportation .
kolyoom every week, you see; but that we have one of the finest disfiguring ptopejt of
we have a new son!! far less frequently bases in the country. Just take a Lets think twice before we do
Anyway what we're trying look around at the landscaping II this again: If we all co-operate
to nay Is we're not going to'I the buildings the swimming pools we will continue to have one of the
write any more M. A. D. things 'til : tennis courts athletic fields and best and most; attractive bases in
rent Thuisday. So there! ramps.' the navy and a station cf whichwe ) I
+- I Compare this with some of these can all) be pioud. ,
1 and which are -- -- : f. A
Gino Bachctti Is! drab bases camps p- -- I
I located in the middle of a swampor A newly commissioned ensign
Talented Artist some forsaken spot where there
entered a Pullman, painfully proud
is nothing but sand for miles ef the gleaming,:: goldbiaid on his''
Introducing Gino M. Bachetti difference* Here
aiound Quite a ske\e The porter, who was a
S2c, of the Welfare and Recitation at NATTC the public works department keen stutlcntof Pullman psychology .1-
Department and Donas Vt "j'10 Is constantly on the go. proceeded to pave the way fora
i is the artist repairing, painting planting trees fat tip"Good .
who creates and and in general iin+ .
and shrubbery : mawnin', U ulE'nant. he
executed all the proving the physical layout and pilnned: A few minutes later he
theater layouts appearance of) the command Moreover asked, "Find it too warm in here,
posters nrid Pile.eCIRI u-., those in charge of buildings: Commander*" Then as the ensign
art Jobs for and the facilities of the command. made ready to leave the train
(' h Tra take great pride in the appearance 'Brush off your coat for you Admiral I
.. In rtddl- facilities' dl-
<< of those buildings or *"
tion to his s contiolllovtetrr ", "'!
irgu-: icctly under their Three minutes later he was inspecting P f rot j
mar ''Rh- -- all of us at times ate
the 10-cent tip With a Anything solve the transportation problem! With gasoline
'menls. (. I n odoen s inclined to be careless, such as bellow that could be heard through rationed! It IH pretty nice. to have a "T" which runs on a mixture or

for the art Jima work Air News. Ing and cabinetmaking, and he has officer: 'Goodbye, Mac!" hose Moreover' In the ease of a breakdown no<< garage mechanic'
----t---- rt'lulrfflIt.n.,, the helpers In the hack seat which
eager are
at his
Before entctin'gthe Navy, lit did n wrll-equlpped! workshop
the same type of work for ems ofAmt'rlca' home In Drvnoia. '" The whisper of a beautiful standard. uipment| on trip I of over two blocks. The owner aa4
wrll.known steel, ron The Valentine I Irtyout in tllhllltltIt ;- woman can be heard farther than feminine Barney Oldflrld |" ,Jeanne volley Sl/C of the VommIIlllAr7.

paries. Ills hobblps" DID rngMV 1 nu MM!! done by Glno. the loudest call of duty Department. .

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I Rugged NATTC Ring Crew Air Raiders Clash With Blanding ,



1ft Medics At Gym Tomorrow NightCamp


ft..o. Blanding, which has been a consistent second

: : L.srtLtUhLp4 placer in recent athletic competition with NATTC, ww.\

send some fresh meat to the center Friday in hopes .!

j; chalking up a triumph on the Army side of the ledger.

The NATTC boxers recently
; only 24-26 at the half.
\ whipped the Blanding battlers
The bounced
game along on a
I twice, and the Navy Air Raiders rough keel until the referee ejected -

administered a cou-le of beatingsto Sailor Harley Collins earlyin

the Blanding All-Camp basket- the third period. Peeved, to put it
t y' mildly, over this action, the Raid'
ballers, so tomorrow night the big
ers poured it on, making four fast
Starke Army camp will dispatcha baskets to command a 10-point advantage

new outfit, the Blanding Medics, and wrap up the decision\
to the Center in quest of a win Collins, though he played less

over the rampaging Raiders. than three quarters, was high man

The encounter will take place at with a dozen points. Woody Wod-

( the gym, starting at 2000. The dail and Johnny Bittner each con- .

NATTC cagers bumped two op- nected for nine, while Tex Wash
ponents last week to claim vic- ington tallied eight and Jim Ellor

tories in eight of their last nine six. Grentzrnacher, who scored

games and run their season recordto 10 points, led the play of Florida's

11 wins against eight lossesFlorida's balanced club.
Ihe Haiders' 71 point againstthe I
Gators fell before the
hospital' five was their high-
Raiders 45 to 34 in I /
a bruising water mark of the season and '
k\ <5 clash at Gainesville! 30 Jan. and achieved I
ti V R was a sparkling
the Jax Naval Hospital team, com- la..t. I
half \\lien everything/ "!
posed of athletic specialists, proved
ers touched turned to two point
to be no match for the locals, who
The loral
hooptiters rammed 20points (
romped to a 71-10 triumph Friday
In the third quarter and
night at the gym 27 In the final after leading

The Gainesville battle was one the half 21 17.
JiM''' II' '!\\ :;a.; .Uiili'iI'K .m. k.-"as_Io. to

Take our word for It->'ou are looking at a rugged: fighting: crew, the members of the high flying for called the 16 books.Florida Thirty louIs and It were Woddail looped in a nifty totalof
on on
NATTC boring team which Is rated the best service outfit In this section of the eountrj. Kneeling the Raiders and others 20 points, followed by Collins
numerous
from left to right are Bill)' Kamoth, 149, of East Rutherford, N T.; You Fugazy, 115, New York City; were overlooked as the- with 19 and Washington with 16.

I Danny Rovatl, 158, Newark, N J.; Charlie Dedmon, 129, Jacksonville; and Eddie Barnett, 135, Salem, NATTC lads got off to a whirlwind Charlie Rotman added three buck-

Va. Top row, Buff Bufallno, Instructor; :Mickey: Mc Guire, 160, Pittsburgh; Alabama Dubose, 172, Elba, start In the first quarter, ets and Ellor and Pete Husvar

Ala.; Al Sinlhaldi, 183. Berlin, N II; Norman Evenson, 185 Brooklyn; and Lt. Roy \\oniath, of faltered In the second quarter, scored five points each.
NATTC coach of the team. The game was more or less ofa
and
Grand+iew, \vash, In charge of boxing at and then Iced the fray In a wild, homecoming to two Hospital

rapidl)'-paced third period.
players Chiefs Hugh Smith and

Local Boxers Challenge Parris IslandNATTC's Florida rooters had little to K C. Miller both former members

cheer about as the Raiders sped to of the NATTC Physical Training

I I a 15-to-l lead and a 17-6 marginat Department. Smith hit for nine

Tournament veteran boxers, Basketball the end of the first stanza, The points and Miller six, Hambrick,

Cage who have difficulty scheduling I determined Gators got back in the I II a sharp sharpshooter, was the big

Slated As League opponents and then have Standings I game at this point and trailed:. by boy for the losers with 19 points.

further difficulty in getting TRIO OF LOW SHOOTING NATTC n
Play Nears EndWith scheduled opponents to put 8hll8 Co. League

in an appearance have hurled Tt'am- W. I.. GOLFERS ENTER JAX TOURNEY
the end of the regular AEM-Unlt ::5 7 0
challenges at two elite serv- AOO Instructors 6 1Alrcraft
one week away,
league season just Turrets ti 1 t
plans are being formulated for an ice ring teams, the Parris AE1\1-Unlt 4 5:2: Three crack NATTC golfers, all

all-NATTC basketball tournament, Island Marines and the DIsb-Te'h Trng 3 4 of whom shoot in the low seven- ville

in which, all loop teams and other Charleston Coast Guardsmen. Mastel'-nt.Am1S Police ::2,1 4 5Dispensary ties, are entering the Jacksonville! Knipp ( a 75 to 80 hooter)

pick-up aggregations are eligibleto ::2 5 Open Golf Tournament, a 72 holesof won the Indiana Intercollegiatetitle
The Navy fighters, perennial A+. Fire Control 1 6 In In 1941 as a member
enter. medal play to be held at the mu-
contenders for national service Av, Storekeepers 0 7 of the Purdue team. He was
Lt. ) Don Christiansen of the nicipal course March 1-4
(jg
ring honors, tangled with both runner-up two years In the Chicago
Physical Training Department, AEM LeagueB They are Lt. (Jg) BenjaminDuke '
teams last Spring, whipping the District tournev. Knll ] //t
who supervises Intra-mural basket- Charleston club in a lone engagement serf- s' iBks ( ) Sutherland, a pro, at- home l Is Hammond, InJ.
ball play, announced that: the tourney tached to the Welfare Department,
and splitting! a pair of duels 26 6 1
Sutherland who hits the sixtieson
will be a double elimination I Bks 57 4 3 and two amateurs, Lt. (j jg) Ted ,
with the Marines. The loss to
affair-two losses and outandwill Bks 18 4 3 Lenczyk, a dentist at the Dispensary occasion and seldom goes over
start on 19 Feb. Parris Island was the N A TTCsluggers' Bka 19 4 3 and Lt Wade Knipp of the 77, had an excellent record as a
only defeat in the last Bks 58 4 3
promoter in addition to his shoot.
this week Advanced AOM School.
Meanwhile, results 12 months. Hks 21 3 4
ing skill! He was the and
the Bks 16 2 5 pro
and next week will determine
NATTC To date in the current campaignthe Dks 20 :l\: Lenczyk, a par-shooter, was the club manager of the Millsaps Golf- i
champions In the three first amateur enter the
locals Welfare 0 7 to big meet
have battered Camp ing Association in Jackson, Miss,
Co.
leagues. Topping the Ship's which will attract
twice and the Avon Park name golfers for four
Blanding years. During this period
group are the AE I-Unlt 5 team, School League both pros and amateurs. A nativeof
team once. Avon Park was slatedto teams formed and tutored by
and Team- W. I..
undefeated In seven Hartford
games
the Con-
Lenczyk was
meet NATTC in a return go A\. Ordnance 6 0 him won every inter-club match 'J
the AOO Instructors! and Aircraft here on 26 Jan., but failed to show Bks 60 tOrd) 5 0 necticut Inter-scholastic championand they engaged in and captured the {'
Turret fives, each with "Ix\ Marines 3 :2Commissary junior champ in 1937 and '38
up. Since then, efforts to have Mississippi State Amateur Tour- :
triumphs In seven outings. 3 3 and captained the Ohio U golf '
nament twice-In 1942 and 43. I'
Avon Park come here on another Bks 2 (Turret) 3 4 1 1t
Two unbeaten quints are settingthe date have been futile. A coupleof Bks 6 (Auto Pilot :2 4 team in 1910. He also has won the }a
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pace in the School League, Bks 61 (Fire Control) 1 5 Hartford District Tournament, the
letters and a wire sent by Lt. Cooks & Bakers 0 6CALLING of rank rate.
Aviation Ordnance with six wins, Audobon Club Championship In Regardless or Navy
60 Ordnance) with five. Roy Womach, in charge of the Relief will help you. '
and Bks. ( ----t--- New Orleans and last
record NATTC team, to Avon Park officials summer I .*_ _____ ,J
Bks 60 regained its perfect was the low service man in the
when a protest on its loss to the have gone xmansweied to ALL Finkelstein tourney in Jackson- Navy Relief i is owned by you. t

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Marine team the week before was date.A -
upheld. The game was to be re- similar situation exists with Air '
ACEYDUCEYEXPERTS Raiders Go In Air
Up
played this week. the Orlando Army team. A home !

Two hot quintets, Bks 17 and and home series was scheduled sev- __. .. ,_, .
Bks. 26. each with records of 6 and eral weeks ago, the matches to be

1, are slugging It out for top hon- I held some time this month. Inquiries
ors in the AEM League sent to Orlando as to suit- Calling all\ Salts and would-be

The AEM-Unlt :5 club grabbedthe able dates have not been answered Salts-grab an entry blank

spotlight' In last week's play, All of which puts the local fighters quick, for jou've a chance to

as the Bks. 17 five faltered to on a spot, for they are in top haul down some prize money

Miifer Its initial defeat. Miller shape now, rating to go, and con- merely by engaging (success-

bagged It points and Ragala 12 fident that they can achieve more fully) in one of the USN's far t- .

as the Unit I 5 club .grabbed its prominence for NATTC in the na- voiite games

seventh stralhtlth a top- tion's service boxing picture "If A Center-wide Acey-Ducey I

ht'a12 to 21 victory over the arrangements can be made, we'll Contest, open to all enlisted

Aviation Fire Control cagers. schedule both Parris Island and men including chiefs, at
I
The AOO Instructor and Air- Charleston for m at c h e.s this NATTC, will! start on 19 Feb.,
I
craft Turrets stayed in the Ship's month," stated Lt. Womach. according to an announcementby

Co race with easy victories The --t- the Welfare Department,

Instructors, paced by Pellere witha I'' which is sponsoring the tourna-

dozen points, whipped the Mas- OFFICERS BOWLING ment.

ter-at-Arms quint, 31 to 20, and Entry blanks must be turnedIn
the Turret hoopsters dumped Dis- LEAGUE STANDINGS to the Welfare Dept. or bar-

pensary, 41 to 25 Barrett led the Team W. I., racks M. A.'s by 15 Feb. In order
winners with 12 points, while! Olson Av Fire Control 22 11 that pairings be made. The
Phy. TrnK & Wel. 22 14 may
the number for _
tallied same
Tech Training 20 16 blanks may be obtained from ii\rlU:5k
Dispensary.\ The Police won by Ordnance Officers 19 17 M A,'a in rec rooms in the following r

forfeit over the Aviation Storekeepers ALM ji 19 barracks: 1, 4, 9, 14, 17, V
Dispensary 8 28
team, which has dropped and 53, or from the Welfare office -
out and AEM-Unlt 4 whipped l.a'lt't"1"8 Results: ,

Disbursing-Tech.13 Training, 41 to Ph Tech.>', Trng Training, & V.'cl. 731 66U.700-67-1-2O.J9-787-721-2239 Play will be held in the rec .a

rooms, with the first round due
Bks 26 shot into a first place tie :
OCClct"-- .
Ordnance 771 781-6 6-2198 to start on 19 Feb. Vlctors-
with Bks. 17 in the AEM: loop by
Dispensary b63-68t-6\Jt-2OIl\
those who win the best three out
12 while!
outclassing Welfare, 52 to ,
Bks. 17 dropped a thriller to Bks A\ Flie Contiol-AEM match postponed. of five games-will advance to ik't'he
the second lound Results of
18 by one point 24-23. Starringfor High game, Gillett, AOO 204 Hlxh the first round play must be
Bks 26 were Elliott with 13 series, Karow, I'hy. Ting & \\'tol.) &oa I
turned in to Lt. (Jg) II C Wurl '
points Graham with 12 and Carrier -t--
with 11. Other AEM tilts Lighted cigarettes are a fire hazard of the Welfare Dept. 'I )

found Bks 19 walloping Bits 16 by ;; put them out in butt, cans., The number of rounds will be t
determined by the number of
Bks. I -
43 to 18, Bks 58 outpointing
21 by 29 to 21. and Bks 57 taking straight victory in the School entries. and if a sufficient number -!'
a 42-to-40 verdict over Bks 21.I I League was recorded over Bks 6 of men enter the contest
by 25 to 16. Bks 60 nosed out prizes will be provided for the -....
and
High scorers were Specie Air Kuliler run into it hard fighting team In the tilt with
61 35 to 32: the Mat Ines top players Many contestantsare
Longebaugh with 17 and 10 points, Bks by .
tile
26 23 Inrldtt'M Galois at Gainesville' list week, but tliey W.VKI to have
respectively, for Bks 57, Wilcoxon downed the Commissary to and, expected as Acey-Ducey a situation: pretty well" In this action hot of the game. Up In the air
and Bks 2 fried the Coolu form of backgammon combiningskill
of Bks, 21 with 15 and I
'and Gibson Jhli
for the Navy arc ('IIarllelllIail (with bill and Kllor (foreground -
13 of Bks 20 with 11, and I Bakers: ] 24 to 22. McDonald tal- and luck, is one of the most
Sparka while ). Other N.\1'l'O players are Johnny Bittner, No. 5. and Hob
Nardine of Bks 58 and Townsend lied 15 points for Bks 61, popular games among UncleSam's Reynolds, No. 8. No. II H Outer tMlmlnston: of HoriiU. The locals
60
Forehand aided the Bks cause : Salts.
Of Bks. 19 with 10 apiece. won, 41 to 31.
Aviation Ordnance's s ; 11 hI \ It''!) 11. i

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