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Creation Date: February 15, 1945
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VOL. 2, No. 49 15 February, 1945



An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


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



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Fourteen officers and enlisted men of the Jacksonville Naval Air berg, Lt. Louis E. JohnS, Lt. Richard G.Ness,, Capt. Hichard C. Oug)

Station display some of the medals awarded last Thursday morning by Capt. and Lt. (jg) John S. Moore Jr. Back row (left to right) : Lt. Thomas' '!.r. ) '

I Herbert E. Regan, commanding: officer. These inthe picture are as follows Harnsberger, Lt. (jg) James T. Hunt, Lt. (jg) Wm. McCready, Lt. .. "( 1.1'1

: Front row (left to right) : Comdr. Wmfield S. Libbey, Lt. (jg) 'Vm.l Fox, Arnold E. Braden, AUMlc, and Arthur A. Lilley, AKMlc. :. I

l Robert Pope, Theodore Arthur Margolin, AMM2c, Lt. (jg) Carl II. Sparen- ac



Waves, Sailors Go "Opet Jedan" I Vets Who Performed Distinguished ; .


t Crazy As Popular TranslatedIn


the 1 February edition of Services From Western Pacific To t *. ;
Star Visits Here the lax Air News we publisheda

letter under the heading,
Cary Grant Brings Happy "Opet Jedan NAS Junak," seeking -

Smiles To Faces Of Many late someone same. Conies who could now trans-M. J. ( Shores Of France Get Decorations

Patients At Calcnlch, CSG, Municipal Number -
HospitalCary One, who says, "Will untan-

Grant, popular English- gle the newspaper clipping you Fourteen decorations for outstanding I
born movie idol, joined the ever had printed In the Jam Air feats all the way from Drive For
growing list of famous personalities News Second BirthdayIs I making "Black Cat" raids on Jap- Navy
to visit the U. S. Naval Hospital "Opet JfHlan NAS Junak: Again anese shipping to guiding assault
here when he made a tour one of u* Is hero. Observed boats into the beach during the invasion Relief
of the wards Monday afternoon. "Mladl Frank M. Itaspot opet By of southern France were NearingEnd

Cary, whose most recent hit, Ke lljepo odliko\ao u atljatlcli: awarded by Capt Herbert E. Re-
"None But The Lonely Heart," Young Frank M. Kaspo>'lc Women\ MarinesCelebrating gan during presentation cere- On StationThe
I played at the station movie a again did well In aviation. monies last Thursday.The .

couple of months ago, was a "Kra\'abkll.liit (correct, Hara- "Black Cat" was Lt. (jg)
i smash hit with all the patients. \atskl List) means Croation the second birthday William R. Pope, Mount Mourne, 1945 Annual Call of the
letter" of the MarineVomen's Reserve, Navy Relief Society closes today,
Looking exactly the way he does N. C., who received the Distin-
the five Marines stationed and from all indications the
women response -
the the movie hero for
on screen guished Flying Cross a night
here met informal dinner in to the of the Jack-
had He' at an appeal
really everybody agog. strafing and bombing attack which
That March 15th Jacksonville evening, Feb. sonville has been "
with Tuesday Auxiliary gratifying -
.. joked everyone, signed ump- "rendered unserviceable" a Jap- ,
13 honor the occasion A let-
to ;
teen thousand autographs, and left anese ship. He is now an instructor -
the hearts of the WAVE patients ter of congratulation from Colonel in VPB21. While it is still too early to
Deadline Is NearOnly Ruth Streeter, the Direc-
he Chaney make any predictions on the
fluttering wildly. Everywhere
tor, was read to the group by Lt The "intader" was Lt. LouisE amount raised, some divisions have
went the boys and girls practically Johnson, :MiJJleton, Ohio, who
Virginia J. Hickock, who is at- already come through 100 per cent.
mobbed him while he good-na-
short time Is left for
a
tached to the Marine Corps Re- landed an electric surfboard on One of the first to reach this goal
turedly did almost anything they you to receive assistance In filling habilitation Office. Others presentwere the southern coast of France was the Petals Division of As-

asked. he wanted than out your income tax return for Alta B. Byars, Ffc, Ariel ahead of the main U. S. Invasion sembly and Repair It is intended J
One thing. more
else-no At 1944 and your declaration of esti- Vilas, Pvt., Frances Shames, Cpl., force and lighted a lantern as a to make known the total contributions -
publicity. ,
anything
first he didn't even want any mated tax for 1945 before the 15 and Eunice Dyre, Sgt. guide to assault boats" headingfor in next week's issue of the *!
'March deadline. In the course of the two yearsof the beach Jax Air News. ,
when
But he
taken. was
pictures their organization, the Marine All Johnson had to do in orderto This cause is the 1\"a\'Y'8 own,
assured by the Jax Air News re- you made $2,000 or more tax- j
Women's Reserves have attainedan win his Bronze Star-besides and the extenshe assistance given ;
able Navy (base, longevity,
porter that the photographerswere pay
hitting the beach before the inva-
enrollment of 14,000of Natal of all rate
sea and flight ) during 1944, aproximate personnel
only goln.. to get a coupleof pay
sion force to walk "a considerable
-was
whom about fifty cent areasslgne and ranks and their dependentsIs
shots for the station newspaper, or expect to make it during 1945, per
distance inshore under intensive
with Their the records In the
the Navy
\'lIIt'n't'111IY
c. if made less than $1,500
30 that tbe thousands of men and ;you
taxable Navy during 19i4, billets range from clerical to high- enemy machine-gun fire offices of the local auxiliary. Aid _
women here who hadn't the opportunity pay
of seeing Mm could at but made $500 or more from out- ly technical work; about 800 are with total disregard for personal U given on the basis of need not ,
at present in HawaII. safety to examine several buildings for the personal convenience of
least see his picture he consented side sources, or expect to makeas
much during 1945 get a state- At NAS Vero Beach, there is a for more positive Identification 1"amf'n and women, however, !
Like Brian Donlevy, who visited ment from the Disbursing Offi- detachment of twenty. Half are of the landing point"Lt The (whey of the society has
month cer showing total taxable Link Trainer Instructors and the Johnson, former general fore- been to help men meet their ob-
the hospital last Cary your I-
served on the chow line during Navy pay for 1944, and go to the others' serve in various administrate man of the experimental division, llgutions! in time of emergency, j
the noon meal. Then he began his Legal Office in Building 934 for offices in connection with the Curtiss-Wright Helldher factory, but not to relieve them of their ,)
I is now attached to the
round of the wards His first stop assistance forms.In making out the nec- I night fighter--.- _. unit.%.&.- .. repair department of assemblyand this station responsibility: and to their provide clepcnder forthemselves .i. I')4
was in the WAVES ward, where essary 't (
:00 The financial assistance Is usual-
Contributes $136 .
he leally got a going over. For About 1,100 persons have received
Among the other combat veterans
\ ills, the girls five Latest figures available show I.r rendered In the form of a
getting all their assistance in the past decorated by
that Cecil Field contributed a totalof Captain Reganwas loan which I* repaid In small
dished from their beds and sur- weeks, but it is estimated that
Arnold E. Braden, ARM Ie, of
rounded him. This was better 1,400 more'will need it. In orderto $436.06 to the infantile paralysis Jacksonville. Now with monthly Installment which do
-than, n tonic, and after he left avoid congestion, you should und campaign which closed"on 15 on duty not put too much strain on the
Continued On Page Seven consult the Legal' Office at once. February. Continued On Page Seven Continued on Pate SevenI


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UNHERALDED AND UNSUNG i They See That Planes Are Ready! To Go Jl


I TEST PILOT PERFORMS VITAL -


ROLE IN STATION OPERATIONOut

onto the field walks the -- -

pilot. Approaching the plane, he I
carefully makes a visual check,
eliding the aircraft to assure him- The Inquiring Vie; ye '
ptlf that everything is in order. .x

Slowly, deliberately, he climbs into
the cockpit. Again he checks.
Satisfied that things are as they ReporterQuestion
thould be he starts the engine and
'n"/!" it up. Is the temperature

M light?. The pressure okay? The
hydraulic system working properly : Do you think

? that Frank Sinatra, who is up Id u

The plane heads down the runway : for induction into the Army
and gathering speed! the
s4t
again, would do more for mo-
wheels skim! along the concreteand
slowly leave the ground. The rale as a civilian than he

pilot starts to climb, checking his might contribute to the war

compass as he does so. His first effort as a serviceman '
few minutes In the air are devotedto -----0---
etlll another check to deter- P
H. L. WHEALY, AMM3c Lyn- t
mine that Instruments, equipment,
wood, Cal.--Sinatra, In my opin-
motor and the plane itself are
ion, would add not two pins to the
functioning smoothly. Then the
war effort If he is drafted. If he
work
pilot really to in earn
est. goes is inducted, it is 50 to 1 he'll be
assigned to an entertaining unitso -
Maybe It's a screaming dive I why bother to put him in uni
with the plane plummeting
earthward at terrific speed. Or formT(1
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perhaps It's a stall, or a slow
BOB SHELLEY Y2c, Brooklyn,
roll, or a steep bank. After an
N. Y. (Yellow Water Gunnery
hour of every maneuver In the
hook the plane is hack on the School--Sinatra would give my
morale swell boost if he'd shut
field.. No guns have been fired,
no bombs ha\f' been dropped. "P.
:No cargo has bene delivered, -0---
and no student chalks up another ALICE R. ROBICHEAU, S2c.
lewon in operational| training Reading, Mass.-Well. I don't

All this careful checking, all the knoI think the Army could -Flight testing planes >which have been overhauled or repaired at A"Mf'mbland, Repair Is the job
serial gjTatlons; had but one use him in one of the camouflageunits. of these pilots from A & nand Inspection and Survey Mho make up Test Flight Division Talking
p irvose--,flight testing a plane . He'd make a swell user one of the problems encountered In putting the planes through their pace are, left to right, Lt. I
which had been overhauled or "corn" field, if you get what I Rudolph Lloyd, ..t. William II. Cullin. I-t. Glen I A. Margrave. Lt. Elmer; K. Langhlln and ..t. CarlO.
repaired by Assembly and Ke- mean. Kledel. 'Lt. Jay C. Moser, another of the test pilots Is in the inset. at lower left.
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pair to Its accepted
prior being
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back into service. GORDON GOODRICH, AMM3c, I -,
Dull l? Routine? The men who Des Moines la.-Draft him, if he's Seaman Jean '
fly the planes don't think so. The physically fit. There's no reason EAST IS( Umbriago
job provides a rare opportunity tot why Sinatra or any other famous
'{'r fly almost every type plane inviation personality should stay out of uni- Tells AboutExperiences I I I Allows -
form. This is still a democracy, WEST
-ous? Perhaps. Once a I I hope. Anyhow, whose morale is i i
r to make three forced he building as a civilian--a hand 1 Outside one of the mess hulls
t jn a row. In another in- ful of 14-year-old kids and a lot 1 the "newsboy," a, uprightly. lad Following its generous offer Cot
n e undercarriage of an of love-sick old maids. Dear Fran: I I In his sixties or so. was |wd- two bottles of Peruna and a hot,
plane folded up during I -----()-- ;i tiling the Jacksonville Journal I tip on the Miami dog races to any
>ff. Other pilots have TOBY MINER, PHM3c, Little About the ring, it was funny ina I I like this: "Russians hell Manila !! I enlisted man for a story on, his
'h tail wheels down, butor Kodiak, Saskatchewan, Can.Puthim way, and not quite how I used beI I !" Russians :Shell Ma- !i I combat experiences, the Jax Air
i, with only one wheel in uniform-I'm in! to think an engagement Would I nild!" !I News was visited this wetk by .
tut testifying to the qual- -0.BARBARA gin. I guess I've read too many i! | A group of pti/.r.lrd sailors ; our new friend, Umbiago Uplift,
,h e, work done in A & R, I MCCUE AMM3c, stories and seen too many movies.! | gathered around the man who who it is said now owns half
and flowers and music
Moonlight
has ever had to bail out. Hartford, Cmn.-I hope they I always seemed to have somethingto "I WHS announcing this startling interest in a )leer garden.
,'ence of the flying draft him-Into the Navy--and I : do with it. Bill ;, news" "Say that Again," said Umbriago barged: in, all out of
phoned for me
a is the fact that hope he's assigned to this base. I one of the incredulous group. breath. He wheezed, "So you
there I to meet him in town after woikyestrday.
V 'Il no serious Don't listen to those who knock Since I was on the I{ "A,,"," Iwcksllded the man I wish a story on my Pacific experiences -
Igbt testing is I who making the most I Not
the great crooner. Heck, they're duty section I had to get a stand i was I heyT" bothering
Ar fes.' Test pilots assigned only jealous of his success. He'sa ,I by to muster for me though I I startling announcement of the to pull up a chair, he began:
i R make the preliminary bigger success than the Presi planned to be back in time to I | war, "those darn town get me i I "Well first there was a little

lots from Inspection!' and I dent. Sinatra earned over a mil stand my watch. Then I stood up I I _ill mixvd up!"_ I blonde rebel in Pearl. Now, mate! ,
ake the final
acceptance
lion dollars in 1944. What did the on the bus, crammed in with a she was a pipso fresh from the
lanes Vhile the which former have fly under-only President earn-a paltry 575,000! thousand people as usual, so that Van Takes Sunny South you could still jrrn-Jl

Ithaul or repair at A & R, I' ---o--- when I tumbled off at the station Every I the honeysuckle in her hair.'
CLIFF ANDERSON, Sic, Phil- I not to I
ection and Survey pilots was very shipshape, say Seeing that-the sage of South
irk" aircraft from ADU be- adelphia, Pa.-Sinatra may be lA nothing of feeling dainty and al Over Duties AtMunicipal' Carolina labored under a slight!
released for ferry- with the girls but he's 4F as far luring. confusion, we agreed that no
are ,
S'itK the exception of as this sailor is concerned. Egad, \\e walked up the street and I doubt she was good duty. "How.
firth PV's, which required Sinatra "builds' the morale of peo- finally Kill said, "I guest: It's No. 1 II ever" we urged, "kindly sit dots n
skill and knowledge I ple who don't need a morale builder Valentine's Day." I wonderedif and tell us something of your bat
-the children. I ask you, isn't to the flower tle expel fences. First, what ships
bts fly every type of plane Me were going: I Comdr Salem A. Van Every Jr., "
that the truth? shop, perhaps, for a rose or I were you on? -
r station.Planes > I USN, succeeded Comdr. Carl F.
'are ground tested first --- something special. And then lie Nieberle, USN as commandingofficer I "The SS Bongtwerp. And, man, --
tv men from A & R after they VIRGINIA PELL1N&TON. S2c, said, "Baby, here's your Valentine at NAAS Municipal No. 1 you should have seen her rhnnnka
N Y.-Let 'em poke all the !" And hand -d me a little when she three
tcout\ of the shops! and then In- Troy, last Thursday.A was cruising
'fetors from I & S go over them fun they care to at Frankle. I'll while plastic rase.: Inside it was native of Charlotte, N. C, !I I sheets to the wind. She was
iho -oughly. When the ground still carry these 15 pictures of him rr'dl'ln.t' and there wax the Comdr. Van Every came to Muni strictly Navy, stem to stern."

testing meets aproval, the A & R., In my handbag. I think they ring.'e had stopped at the # 1 from the Staff of the Com I Doggedly we tried again: "You
j I lets take the planes aloft to test should allow him to remain a civilian. corner.I mander of the Seventh Fleet and were attached to the famous fat

the specific repairs which have said, "Well, I guess you'd better : Combined Allied Naval Forces, I task force 58, were you not?"
teen made. The I & S pilots make I' ---o---- I put it on my finger." so he I on, which he served as aviation I "Yup. But she wasn't so fast

more) complete\ checks to decide WALTER GY. RAGHTY, AMM'' did, though my hand was far from officer.' He recently saw action as most of those dames you hit
whether or not the plane is a safeone 3c, Rockford, 111.\ -Let him remain lily white. The light changed and in the invasion of Leyte. l west of Frisco. Like I said. the
The paces through which the a civilian. There's enough I we crossed the street, engaged. Graduating from the Naval had not been out of the States
plane is put before being passedon I lame ducks in uniform without Traffic was the only music, anda Academy in 1032, Comdr. Van Every long. Then there was a time clown
approximate the production adding Sinatra. green light the closest' approachto received his wings at Pensa- at Funafuti--"
tests of. the manufacturer. In --- I a moon. I thought to myself cola in 1935.
"Umbria
each case the .naneuvers in the I SANDY WALDO. S2c, Rochester that the important things in life .He is married to the former ed. go, pleasewe carried ,pleas
Unpeazed, he on, hishomely
sir differ depending on whetherthe N. Y.-What Sinatra would never happen the way you dream Miss Mary Elizabeth Hughes, '
I face relaxed in fat
aircraft is a fighter, a dive' add to the war effort would be i them, but it doesn't seem to matter daughter of Col. J. C Hughes of smile: a -aw ay
lumber: a patrol plane or oth r't'J'f' negligible. Personally, I like him. too much. the U. S. field artillery. *
Give me the right environment, Dinner and part of a movie took (Vnndr. Nleberle came to I -as I was saying, at Funafuti .

Upon completion of the tests the, light girl, soft lights and a the evening, and I just barely Jacksonville last June from the I really hit it nigged. If you
If Mime slight adjustment will song by Sinatra to round out the made it to the barracks in time to 1". S. Naval Air :Station, HutchIn was ever there you know SaintJoe's r
suffice\ to bring the plane up to evening. go on watch, at what we call 0030 son, '{all., where he served as place. Well, that's where Iran
these correctionsare Thank goodness it wasn't the rev. Across this cutie named.
par necessary --o Executive: Officer\ He has had "
made right after landing by W. L. POWERS. MOMM2C eilli: watch this time, as I was in an extensive tour of duty In the Tacla.
the ground personnel of Flight Medford, Mass.-I'd like to see Si- rather a dither and would prob- war, hating served on the t'SS' \\'e, ground our false teeth, saying
Teat If a major job is indi- natia in uniform like the rest of i ably have muddled things up and Enterprise, t'SS!' Yorktown and to o\ll's h'ethis guy hu a
sated, the plane goes hack to Alit us-misery I loves company. called people at the wrong times. I'SS Kwx. combat story to tell, so string
K. In most cases the planes I Ip I -- -w i-- I Nothing makes them madder, except Department and division heads along with him. To Umbrlago we
.*' s the tests and are glen an Trades !Shoe for Life of course, not to be called at and other officers were present as said pleasantly, "Surely you didn't
k.y. I Third Army Front (CNS),- Tfc. I j I fill. That palticular watch is a Comdr. Niebeile read his orders find another bundle of Southern .6
At present there are six, pilots Frank Snider, Cincinnati, played I trial. When :you have about ten I detaching him as commanding 'I charm on that gull-covered atoll) ?"
assigned to Test! Flight, four withA dead for four long hours as he lay' to call in different wings of the I fleer, and Comdr. Van Every ot-I)i "Why-no," Umbriago barely
& R, and two with 1 & S. All barracks, all at 0600, you simply I
in the snow in an exposed position his orders assigning him to the hesitated, "but I wish to inform
are combat veterans. on the top of a ridge overlooking can't jump fast enough. Nobody station. I you that Tacla was one of the nicest
Senior pilot in A & R is Lt. E. i I the Siegfried Line south of likes the reveille watch. One girl I I I In turning over the command, t girls on the island. Off the
E Laughlin of Kansas City. Mo., Viande. A Nazi machine gunner I know had it three times in a Comdr. Niebeile expressed his appreciation record, she was a little --"
who flew FBY's In the Pacific for r /, which ho"ld< hardly be. |I for I
crawled from his nest and kicked the loyal support I "Er, suppose we skip that part
two and one-half years. Also attached him. When Snider did not flinch Pinto of all people caught a"hop" given him by station personnel. for the present," we protested
to A & R ere Lt. G. A. on her day off, to Orlando "
the Nazi merely stole his boots. "This was a new activity, he said. "I regret this Interview must be
Hargrave of Pensacola, Fla.. who --- ---- - -- and went to see the nok "We started with nothing. Without !! confined to your combat experi wi
piloted PV'fl in the Pacific area Survey. A veteran of 17 monthsin Tower at Lake Wale She says your cooperation and effort : ences.! How do you think the
for three years and holds the Air the southwest Pacific he flew It It much more colorful than | our achievement! would have been chaplain would enjoy reading of
Medal: Lt. Rudy Lloyd of Pensa.cYJa i OS's and PV's/ and holds a Presi- pictures ever show, and the impossible." I your affairs with native girls'?"
Fla., It P-boat pilot who has dential Unit Citation awarded carved marble Is like lace workaround II
served> both in the Pacific and the Squadron VS54. Also test pilot- the carillon. There Is a walking hand in and.Th-t'; "Le.we11'1' not go into" the chaplain's -
Atlantic and holds the Navy Cross ing for I & S is Lt. C. O. Riedel certain pathway bordered) with I right as I cane already Dill private life, bud, indignant.
and a Presidential Unit Citation, of Hollywood. Calif., a patrol lilies, barred to visitors eic -pt has a clue that he is being sent to I'j' ly. "Besides, he has his own ('01-
Easter when It IH I Norfolk for further transfer. If I umn. Say, did you ever hit Auck.
end Lt W H. -Cullin of Washington plane pilot with two years of flyIng on Sunday,
who flew patrol planes and in the southwest Pacific and open In full glory I bc>Ue\f'' true, that will wreck our plans; I I land? Now, them Aussie" gills
rv'8 for a year and a half in the the Aleutians. The lieutenant I'll have to go. Nt"> + that If I'm however we'll think about that I have a sort of a kind of- -
PacificLt I holds the DFC and flew the first still here tl1..'... I when it happens' I Frustrated we tactfully closed
J, C Moser of Indiana, Pa. Allied plane to bomb the Jap base A book <>f philosophy I ,fad Truly, I the' interview The Jax Air News'
js 6tni, <'r pilot for Inspection!! and of Paremushlro; in the Kur ilee. once talked about 'joy and sorrow JEAN offer silo strands



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Looking "just like" he does in motion pictures, Cary"Grant, tall film -and j judging from the grins on the faces of those;; present he must

star, paid a visit to the Station last Monday. At the U. S. Naval Hospital 1 have just "cracked" a good one. The shot at the right was taken of Grant
11 he was almost swamped by members of the feminine sex-and males, too. I
he dished out in the chow line-note that he's whileat
" as soup whistling
thrilled have look at the
If you don't believe the ..gals' were just a photoon

(the left above. In the center' Grant is visiting with one of the men pat work.

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I ing regular applied Navy for, in fansfer the fall into of 1941 the Sparkling Show 'i-NAcre WAVES At Glynco-

FFICER he was accepted into USN in the ; ',.,.'., .

I O F corps.same rank he held in the reserve Scheduled Here ;From Other j Perform Duti "

Next he was ordered on 17
December, 1941, to Squadron x
THE WEEK StationsGood
VS1-IH3, an inshore patrol outfit Tomorrow Night i, Of Uniquely
doing bib hunting out of I news for all hands is the ,
, Alameda, Calif., a* executive of- A breathtaking, big-time variety I word that a request has been I The operations of a
ficer. One day one of the pilot show, "You Said It," a new USO made to Washington for the construction than air base are part.
In the squadron spotted a derelict I Camp production, plays a one-'1 of much-needed additional
log raft which, It was I night stand here tomorrow at the facilities in the Ship's Servo I everyday life of the .
learned later, had broken loose,. Mainside Auditorium at 2000. ice Building. WAVES on duty at the

up around Oregon or Washing The revue is sparkling enter- I Among the improvements re- Station at Glynco, Ga, ; '
ton. Moist. of the other boys tainment spiced with singers, dan quested are a larger soda fountain traffic into the field, ke
knew About It, but this fellow and mind leading
cers, comedians, a I and restaurant area and an expanded
ords of the
thought It was a Jap submarine duet. It mores along briskly area for merchandise. All weather,
and bombed It. For a gag, with never a dull moment, so don't of these are now crowded into one ing with supplies, the
his, buddies presented him with miss It. small room. Greater galley space I arc::! doing: their share la
the arming wires of the bombsin In the cast are: and another entrance in the north- ; tenance of a blimp squadron?en**'
the name of "George Itaft" Walter Dare Wahl-KiioikoHt end of the buildings
ern are gaged in shore patrol and anttl
and "Helen Twelvetre8." That, comedian. A veteran of 20 jcursin
planned. submarine warfare along Ute
says Comdr. Smith, will gin the entertainment field, he' THE BUCCANEER i
southeastern coast. .If
.' you an Idea of the swell bunch crossed the country several lines Vero Beach. I '
of boys In the outfit. I covering the major vaudeville In the control tower five

w I The officer's next assignmentwas circuit and has toured abroad Like a beautiful shot from the WAVES keep a watchful eye or}
C O. of Squadron VS4-D14, as well Killed at the Temple tee straight down the fairway, the all aircraft passing over the field.
later renamed VS54 The squadron I Theater in Rochester, N. Y., for Navy Relief Drive here is soaring They stand ready to guide into
departed for the islands earlyin the labor Day Show of 1941, toward the pin on the 18th hole. I the field not only the gondola-like
1942, with Comdr. Smith following ] he also Has a featured attraction With a nice little chip shot anda blimps but heavienthan-air craft.If .
a month later on a liberty I at Loew's State on Broadway good putt, NAS should make its a King ship is in the process
I of landing or taking off, a time-
ship with the squadron's planes playing a hold-oter engagement goal of 100 per cent membership. I
lashed on deck. As the ship was I just before JfinlnISO: SKYWRITER, Miami consuming operation Involving a
Making sure that incoming sup. plying the Pacific alone, when Camp Shows. I number of men and vehicles on
and aero autical Materials rudder trouble there the field] any planes must circle
plies developed j
Eddie When it comes to buying war
I Emerson & Co.The Baron I
I at a safe altitude until all hazards
to established standards, anxious moments. Finally
come were some
up bonds on the payroll)] deduction
and Baroness of "No Ability. ,
and that materials manufacturedor Smith the I have been cleared. The phrase
squadron eng"l.neerlng Just name an important vaudeville plan, NAS Miami's civilian employees
familiar to most tower
fabricated the station meet officer and operators,
on aviation
an house and the Baron 'has been I need take a back seat to
Navy specifications, is the principal machinist's mate fixed it. there. In his 44 behind the I no one. I Wheels down and locked, clearedto
task of the Inspection and Arriving at the nw location, footlights, he has years wow'd 'em at'' Lt. (jg H E Gaines, War Bond land," is replaced by "The
Survey Department. And it's the the outfit had to go to work and every top spot from the Palace on Officer here, disclosed today that landing party is ready, you may
job of Lt. Comdr Raymond L. build their entire base.-seaplane Broadway to the Empire, Coliseum an intensive campaign designed to start your approach." Other directions .
Smith, USN, Inspection and Sur. ramps, barracks, mess halls, shops and Palladium in London; put as many unsigned civilians as are given that are not
vey Officer to see that this .U and the like-yet in five days after the Follies Bcrgeie and AlhambraIn possible, on the payroll deduction I' found on the usual circuit For
done. they set foot there, the instance, the pilot of an FlU
squadron Paris; the Casino in Nice and plan had resulted in 98.5 per centof
Comdr. Smith, who has servedas was functioning and planes Monte Carlo; the Wintergarden all the civil service workers would be astonished if he received
Inspection and Survey Officer were in the air. However, things I and Scala in Berlin the Apollo in aboard NAS being signed up. the message, "Drop your drag
since the department was divorced were far from complete and construction j Vienna Circus Carre; in Amsterdam SKYWRITER, Miami. I rope and cut one engine, your're
] and in ; I "
from Assembly Repair continued. coming in too hot!
Alhambra in Brussels
and
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April, 1944, and set up as a sep- In September, Smith was uppedto I the Richards circuit in Australia. The annual drive of the Navy 1 The pigeons which are used by
arate entity was born in St. lieutenant, and towards the end ,The Baroness was the only American Relief Society for funds received ,,, the blimps to carry vital messages
Louis, Mo., on 8 October, 1912. of the the shiftedits excellent support from station per back to of
year squadron to appear with the Irish players I Glynco during periods
After attending grammar and "base to Henderson Field] at at the Abbey Theater in Dub sonnel this week. I I|I radio silence at sea are trainedI
high schools there, he enrolled at Guadalcanal The OS2U's which I lin (that's where Barry Fitzgeraldcomes Officer and enlisted personnel I I I by two specialists (X). These
Washington Jniversity, graduating the squadron had been using were from) replacing Una O'Con. have helped in a whole-hearted I II i. WAVES have charge of the pigeon
with a degree in mechanical stripped of their floats and were I nor. The pair did a command appearance I manner to swell)] the total collected loft and plan the daily rou.
engineering In June, 1935. Inter fitted with wheels, there being no 'I for the Late King Georgeand I for the Navy's own relief fund to tine so that the 150 pigeons will
ested in flying, he signed up as suitable sheltered waterway for I Queen Mary at a garden party well over 150000. I| be in perfect condition to insure
an aviation cadet, and after elimination operating them as seaplanes. Con Regent Park I This total is exclusive of the i swift delivery of messages. Theysee
training at St. Louis, he reported amount realized at the and I
tinuous thtee.pane patrols were Gloria MannersA redheadedsong Army that the birds have the right
to Pensacola in August, flown from dawn to dark by the and dance girl who steppedinto Navy Relief Fashion Show. I amount of food and exercise and
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.. x 1936. squadron, piling up flight time George White's Scandals from THE GREMLIN, Daytona Beach. that they are trained so that they
Upon| completion of flight comparable to that of a regularP amateur shows in her native I I can fly messages forty miles in
in September, 1937, The $50 awards went to Harry
training I boat squadion I Youngstown/ Ohio. Not only has sixty minutes well before they area
young Smith was aligned to Returning to the Slates in May, she appeared in many night clubs, E. Clark and A. D. Gray for the year old. The performance of
the USS Raleigh, flagship of the 1943 to assume command of VS52 including Radio Frank's in New invention of an improved panelfor each pigeon must be carefully
'' European squadron. Three year I at Terminal Island, Calif, the York City, but she has toured as I controlling field lights. I'I judged by the WAVES before it
were spent aboard her, cruisingIn !' I aviator was hospitalized with ma a featured vocalist with Benny THE AVENGER, Ft. Lauderdale. I is assigned to a blimp. Keeping
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the Mediterranean, the Atlantic laria. Upon being released for active Kruger, Enoch Light, and Ted ------ I Ides records, pedigrees, and logs of
through the canal, and duty in July] he was promot- Royal. She also made movie shorts he touches. Even though I "flight time" are all part of the
the raclfic to the Hawaiian I eu to lieutenant commander. He for Warner's and conducted her blindfolded she has no difficulty work of the pigeon trainer.
Islands. Smith was fljlng SOCs reported to the squadron the following own program on station YMCA reading social security numbersit'll I Communications, public relations
all this time. month, which was reform- in New York ( be dog tag numbers here welfare and recreation and ,
Back in those days graduatesof ii.g after having returned from the Tommy LaKose( & Helene bub), serial numbers on bills in the post office all have WAVESon
Pensacola were not commisaioned combat zone. Six months later he Tommy circulates through the audience wallets ( if there are any bills in duty One WAVE is permanent
'- as ensigns, but remained was ordered to report as commanding while Helene, a raven- wallets 1 ft since last payday), and officer of the day for the sta
aviation cadets, a rank which was officer of a dive bomber haired beauty, identifies the arti the like. The act has just come tion. The supply department and
above that of warrant officer, but squadon for A new carrier, but back into circulation after a two- the station dispensary also include
below that pf ensign. In 1939 this before he could execute these or- to the former Virginia A, Love of year layoff while Tommy served WAVES in their rosters.
was changed( and Smith receiveda ders they were modified to the ex- thaj. city. They make their homein with the Army Air Forces. lie recently -
commission as ensign, retroac- tent that he was to report first to nearby Orange Park. received his honorable dis
tive to the time he completed his NAS Jacksonville for operational The personable officer spendshis charge. I
flight training at Pensacola. training. Reporting here In Oc- spare time puttering aroundhis Robert Sisters &: White-Three
The thing Comdr. Smith most tober, 1943, recurrent malaria hos- house and garden. lie likes tap-dancing chicks, young and dt.f
remembers about his tour of duty pitalized him again for a month. being around the water, and as cute, present something spectacular j
4 aboard the Raleigh was duringthe With the timetable upset becauseof the Navy's a swell way to realize with novel dance routines on a
Spanish Civil War. The ship, this, his orders were canceledand this, he intends making 1 tt_ a career huge drum. Comparative newcomers Oct S, 1941-Adolf Hitler.,told I
operating under the State Depart- Instead Comdr. Smith was Naturally, swimming is his to show business, they've the German people: This enemy ,\
ment, docked at Barcelona and sent to Cecil Field as officer-in- favorite form of exercise, and he made big hits in Paramount and (Soviet Russia) U already broken 1
evacuated American nationals. charge of Ground Training. He used to be quite a hand with a Warner theaters throughout the sod will never rise again.
In June, 1940, the airman was was transferred to NAS Jackson- canoe. Back in Ms younger days U. S. as well as Loew's State in 1800 HHBHBM 'if
transferred to Pensacola as an Instructor ville again in January, 1944, and in St. Louis, he and two companions New York the Stanley in Pittsburgh Open Until ;,
Arriving two months assigned to Assembly and Repairas i set out in a canoe for Earl Theater in Philadelphia Effective Monday, 12 February,
later he was made primary train- Inspection and Survey Officer.In Venezuela. They got as far as and the Golden Gate in San Insured and registered windows at
Ing and night flying officer of April, Inspection and Surveywas the mouth of the Mississippi, Francisco. the Station Postofflce remained ,;
Squadron 2-B, which flew NSN'a set up as a separate department where, because of their lack of Rounding out the show are a open until 1800, and it wax announced
and NS's, the 'yellow perils. The knowledge of navigation the trip row of dancers known as Six Fast that this l policy would bo
following month he was promotedto Comdr. Smith was married in ended In disaster. The three com- Steppers and Arthur Anderson, in the future, except on
lieutenant, junior grade. Hav October, 1039) in San Diego, Calif.,, rades returned sheepishly by train. pianist and musical conductor. ftients folioed. ., .



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JAX AIR KMVS Is published weekly at
Naval Air Station Jacksonville .Florida by 4
Jielutloni Office at no expense to the BOV' _
$ me distributed lire of charge at the Naval
the Naval Air Technical Training Center, the By Chaplain Leo J. 8(1111)1\
J. el the Naval Air Operational Training 4
: Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs For
Brotherhood All-Or Chaos
tJ. Jury Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air .
r the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary During the month of February, )President Roosevelt

Munlilpal No.1, u4 the Naval Auxiliary
r''J1 MfjlK'iU has again proclaimed the observance of
Brotherhood Week It is fitting that this month
1, Rear Admiral Andrew C. Me Fall.' URN II should be selected, not only for the observance
Chief o( Naval Air Operational
such a week, but the dedication of each of us! to
Captain Herbert E. Regan USN the Ideas and ideals of Brotherhood; for this month

Commanding Naval OfficerJaikwmvllle Air Station ia the birthday of two great Americans heroes of v .
tradition leaders !in the progress toward an !ideal
t Captain Joseph B. Lynch USNR American Way of Life.
Commanding Officer Abraham Lincoln was a merciful leader
who
Naval- Air Technical Training Center
I'r instead of crushing minorities fought for their
: Captain John J. Mallev' (MC), t'sN rights and privileges and thus helped to unify the

Commanding. S. fsaval! Hospital OfficerU. smaller groups of this country into a solid front,
called the United States of America. Here was a
Cclcnel :Martin J.: Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) man of the mases, brought to the fore by the

Commanding Mailne Barracks Officer\ masses, and whose work was for' the masses, thusit
was only natural for him to think in terms of
Commander Edward: E Dolecek USN "a government of the people by the people and for
Officer! "
Commanding
; "
:Naval Air Gunneii' School the people.
George Washington, representing the aristocracy -
Commander Frank T. Corbin, USNCommanding discovered that his new nation could not

Haval, Air Station; OttlclIl'Auxlllilry Green Cove survive unless aU peoples understood each ottiei's

Michael P. agdanovkh USN \ h* can't stand shots. This is the third tmhe's i rights hence he became a mighty force in the
Commander Constitutional Convention a convention which Bet
Commanding Olfker passed out!
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field I for its purpose the determination of the rights of
the individual the state, and the religious
Commander Salem A Van Ele!'.}'. Jr. U'A "r ,,,__.._ group!
-- .. ,, .
Commanding; ; Officer VT c recs un jamvu words v hick tied his people
t Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station, Municipal No. CALENDAR together in bonds of brotherhood "To bigotry no
sanction."
M P. ME"'I'ltt. USNR
Commander Commanding Officer Mainside Movie Schedule The world degeneration we see today I Is not Just
,'.Naval Auxiliary Air Station Ma>poit automatic! it is a conscious corruption of society
'" Wl1lla-V : FOR LOVE," Claudette! Colbert, Fred MVMiirray. by a group which hopes to gain control through it
1Jt' USMC Ret.)
'? t. Col. Commanding Officer an8\ ( one of the fine romf"llr4l1ll1tIlt.t'N l by thin popular team. and force fascistic and totalitarian doctrines upon
Marine Aviation! Detachment ntH BONANZA," Richard Arlen Jane Frazee During I the democracies. It must be resolutely opposed
t1"4- an officer U unfairly coiirtmartlaled but eM'apes| not on the battlefront ,alone, but on the home front
AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper '. lie return to his old haunt and finds the town
': I.. Republication of credited matter ) > as wellit can and it will be overcome by the
'"Ii'' 1 P M mission of CNS. War Department ) a crooked mine operator. Itec-ause of hi* Army rec; I innate decency of the American Republic and the
... ,i N. y C. officer has trouble gaining the citizen confidence, self-sacrificing virtues of all the embattled democ
,! !}" he does, and after much gun play, he redeems. )him racies. '
d Investment Army Washing* the aristocrat and Lincoln the
'r.i; ; : you got government in I to the advancement of the ideals of Democracy andBrotherhood
':: ising how often you'll find ; (iU\\S! I.V BROOKLYN;' JameN Dunn Joan lll.Mi- in a young nation. That nation ii still
I ", ( adaptation of the Betty Smith bent-neller with the young. The encrustations of hate and suspicion
haven't protection
who
el any of the book brought tu life. It I 18 tine story which envelop other countries! have not developed
,T the limit of $10,000. I 1 American family living in a Brooklyn tenement dU- here as yet.

I II !,. ..,.?'* somewhat unusual is the fact revolves about their plight, daily experience' di"ap- But in the tense days ahead, and in the reconstruction -
\ a lot of fellows seem to think that I | and dream during the span| of a generation. of the world to follow we mint bear in
COMES: 1HK: CO-KDS:;," Abbott and Costello. The mind the thing both of these early presidents fought "
con'redJwhen an inspection of the men invade a campus, bringing music dancing, and for.--that Is, more democracy, not Jess! In our own
,will show that this is not true I ", of antics that Involve themselves and eterjlpnly country we must amplify and extend social and

Insurance is one of the best confusion. economic opportunity. We must give the Negro a
can make Most of you have loved : PLACID SKHK.VADK; ," Vera Hruba )CIA I..I..... A feeling that his worth as a man and an American
you h "skating, champion comes to America' for the Lake citizen Is appreciated. The stain of antiSemitismwhich .
:whom you wish to assure a measure She lives with her rich uncle on long Island I explodes sporadically in the headlines must

nancial security if something the center of a control ersy there because of tier two be erased. Catholic and other minorities likewise
.r'o. affair wllli the same man who wants only the skater. should feel secure in the American Brotherhood
!
you.When the war is over and you go out In the end and "she, wins success' and the man. which is compounded of all creeds and races Then
\\' WENT \\1IJ." Freddie. Bartholomew. Two faml- and only then can we truthfully and proudly say we
the service you won't necessarily lose : ", have respectively'' | a son, and a daughter. 'I'he Iwo understand and we have Democracy and Brotherhood -

insurance. Conversion plans are get married but to the amazement of everyone !It I in this country.
which will enable you to carry your after back to civilian life. '\ to lx brother and sister., I :Subsequent) events ; and Its meaning for us by rereading the words of
you go of the matter and their marriage U a Niire Think it over, :Mac, and do -- -- -- "It is the eternal struggle between two principles -

about it.Take \ --light and wrong, throughout the world. Its
the same spirit that says 'You toll and work
-- -- lf UE and earn bread and I'll eat itNo matter In what
It Easy ;{JGOMMUm Y I < shape it comes, whether from the mouth of a king

'e(! ...- _, _., r who seeks to bestride the people of his nation and
Winter isn't over yet-but some "'- :" --a' =:.;. live by the fruit of their labors, or from one faceof
1 as an apology for enslaving another race,
hot in the offing. It men
yes, even days are has been returned to California by his Jersey draft '.
it is the same tyrannical principle. As I would not
be before naval personnel the trip buck by carrier pigeon.
long now ,
be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses -
headed for the beach during liberty, idea of'democracy,"
i my
rle l for the dolor said "Get reused." ,
| ( < 1& physical ,
seeking dip in the waters of the --- -o- --- ----
f ly a the doctor said, ""'hf're are you?"
While the rays of the Florida sun Navy Radio Programs

beating down now with sufficient 'turesl ear drum--probably got It front listening to
TtlligSDAY"Service!
do any harm it might be well to > -. '-.."-WMHR (CBS) 1741,st

,. stall before the horse is stolen-in l teat,-but It sauna back marked--no- blood "Sa'y lle&eti"-M'JIIP 1805-110
issue a warning about too much 'Trained For >'Mor>"-WJAX 1815-130

An overdose of sun can be as waiting at. the draft board the janitor came In- 'The First M e"-\VMBK (CBS) 300-mO
and started to the floor with him. FRIDAY
be Take sweep
the
proper quota can good. our "Service lime" \\MBIC (CBS; > 1104M1.10

for it, and don't try it. Not only can that when he went o to school, If. he .*t.d Wway "X vy New*"-WJAX 170-1735

come a very tomato colored red in him absent "Navy Headline--WJHP. 105-1810!

order, but you can be so badly blistered o SATURDAY '
valuable man In the Army-you could put a. fire- Alignment JlonW-Wl\I8K (( 8S) 16SO-1700 _
: you'll have fever.
him for hand "Halls of I\IOIl.uuma"-WI'UQ (MiiU) 1800-1830
sand lllIe a ,
g Maybe you'll be able to get to woik --. -- --- -- grenade. 'Meet Your Navy"-\t Jill' (Blue) m2> (KH)

be not, but it's certain that if you SUXDA'I I

much sun you'll not be 100 per cent I Divine Services I "l'al\ :ifie<: I"tor-WJAX (NBC) ) 2330-2400 y'
a
par. Take things easy when you go out MONDAY

that he man tan. Don't try to get it "U. S. Navy BamP-M'JAX (NBC) U.*" O-12.U
one day. I Pr.(*tU.t Chiprll Areaie.0"7"W MctMl Bead .miBirmingham "Bill Nalle, nl"t.-WMlUt l 160-164.1
Dance and Floor "SenIce 1m"-WMlUt (CBS) 1700-17.SO
_jft veil M, t'SO.! Church Holy Communion. "XaXC'wWJAX 175017:13"Navy :' !'
<*. :JOOOJJOO.: ; OTTO-Tialnlng Center Divine! Im'lc.
s} Exercise Caution and Beaver Streets OflTO: -Sunday :School smell chapel: ). lIf'ltdlin.-\\.JIIP 10518101UKSDAY
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service pel' 1041: -General Divine service : -
Fatal highway accidents in 184:\-Veipcr service, "Service 'J'lme.-WJ\l (CBS) 1700-1780:
"YOU SAID IT" Catholic. Chapel M..lt .... ..dDlrmitliaut "Xa" lIt'aclllnf'-\\'JIU" 1805-1810: .
and immediate vicinity have been UWK. Avenue.X "Singing Sallor'-WJAX 1815WOUMINKSUAY : -
Church and New- ( >.JO-MJM.
t merous of late. Figures show that the 0700-MUSH.! ; -
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f centage of accidents on our highways Dante, Maln lrte 05.'h0class.Oi.)0Masc... "Sen Ice Tlme.-Wl\I (CBS) 1')04.--J7:10-' :

c year almost dwarf the number of : .( 1100-Mans. "Naty New'*"-MJAX S '1750-1755
informal Dancing 1700-Masi." "Naty HeadlineUIIP 1805-1810
it sustained in the war. ,
( Home :21 W ,
Ckrlillta Selene S r l#ei MattlnRoad Vft
Think this over when you get :! *0. aad "Irml....... An.... '

wheel of that automobile or cross the :Sweets On'hC'lll, :JCtlO., USO. 1100-:Small: chapel. From
Small (Mui-
Jewish Servlrel Chapel< [ Other Papers I
against traffic driving with a green I and Doughnut( tin Road und bhmlngham Avenue).
think much of New nan, 122 W. 1 00-Sabhulh Service Fildav'). a
Maybe you don't topside Bland- OtIto--abbuth: Service, iSaluidnv). Each man or woman on this station should aak
we believe you do. But, even granting t1 17:<0-Devotloni (Tuesday) NAGS and
Cecil Field.17'tODevotione. themselves this question "Could my dE'pC'ndE'ntssuccC't'd
I \()(! Show, Ind In-
you don't love yourself or your life, Church and New- (Thunday) Green in getting along if my family dependents'e
cinch that Uncle Sam has spent a' Cove Spt hngs. allotment ceased?"
Floor Show. If the answer! ia NO then you should examine
able of in training and : tll. Tatter na1- fcaUUl Small chapel, terser -
sum money you Mieet, AM.)
.( MuclU. sad Hirmiatham.. your affaits and be certain that you have the full
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Whiskers" has some hopes you'll'be of .Main... neivlve and Beaver I 1900- ,Mutual Meeting' (\\ t'dnE'lIdIlYI) 10,000- life Insurance. Why Is that said The
siderable value in fighting the Axis. I : >n 1"1'-1 Jewish Servleei Small Chapel Muslin reason is self) evident, because a short time after {
; Road and Birmingham 1 Avenue). death there will not be allotment paid. It
Don't dare someone to strike you and Tonga IMiO Sabbath Service ',' your
..1 s I Dunce, UW, 311 (* -Sabbnth Service" (Salui automobile. They might take you up ia%. 170f'votlon.\ iTuenday) NAGS and dependents will have to lock to for ft lief) from
:When they're picking) you up in a I Loan. Storage aid j Cecil f)..Jd. fiDallclllll worries'
l .,( F FIMl) 1730. 'votlon. (ThurM6ay) IG1"n Cove

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I "Your Old Job Will Be i Secretary OkaysReallocation [Surprise ?] j



.- Waiting" Says ,NAM Head Of an Seldom original! does poem.this newspaper Sometime use

By ('a hip *'npapf'r Srrvlc I I they're good, sometimes bad and j
"No veteran who left a job InI: Detachd-- --I I'I Base FacilitiesPlans often indifferent; therefore, it has I
manufacturing industry need worry been deemed a good policy to re.
about stepping back into it upon I I It have beer. approved by ft'ain from printing any save in exceptional

I his return,. If he wants It," I. Secretary of the Navy Forrestalfor instances. ,t
1 That is the pledge made to. reallocation of the facilities at
America's fighting men by Ira the U. S. Naval Training Center The Jax Air News, devoid of,grace. ri

.' Mosher president of the National QUESTIONS Farragut Idaho. Formerly a Announces it is pressed for space;
Association of Manufacturers. I training center with a capacity of No poetry adorns It. face; I'
Re-employment of the veteranat i n Answer On Page 7 27,500 recruits, the huge stationis Instead, The Wolf and Madame i
his old Job is "the minimum 1. Presidents Lincoln Garfieldand being made available for other Lace. '
guarantee under the Selective :McKinley, as everyone knows, uses now that the Navy has !

Service Act ,and the so-called GI were assassinated. Can you name passed its peak- 'of personnel expansion The beauty of the rhythmic word.
Bill of Rights," Mr. Mosher said. at least two of the three assassins? Alone, to them, is lost unheard; ,

"But," he added, "there isn't a I 2. With menus In swank eating The approved plans Include the And Odyssey's which are referred 'J'
manufacturer among the 12,000 places printed in French how following: I Will quickly find them cold un .jI

members of the NAM or the 40- would you do if confronted with Three' of the eight units withIn stirred. or

.. OOO'employers affiliated with this I the following: the Center" Camps'" WaUlron
... organization through the National (a) a la broche Ward and Oiluiore, will be kept Oh, Whitman, Wadsworth Shelly ;

Industrial Council who wouldn't (b) poisson ? available for personnel" uses Including Keats, ,!
consider the mere letter of the (c) potage? facilities for overflow For some, the soul within you "

law a personal scarlet brand if (d) froid ? personnel from (congested t beats.
that were all industry had to of- (e) cafe au lait? Coast areas." This space reservation The Air News haughty, still repeats -

fer" 3. If a doctor was described as has been" made jointly by .y
Mr. Mosher declared that the 4 an orthopedic surgeon would he the Bureau of Naval )'..",onllt'l No poetry upon its sheets. '
manufacturing Industry Is assuming I perform: and (Commander Western Sea Jeanne Key Wenzel. J

: responsibility for some 3,000- Recently detached from this (a) abdominal operations? Frontier If It later developsthat --*. -*"

000 jobs for returning servicemen (b) skin surgery? these facilities", are not fully
station Lt. (Jg) :Ellen Word Mill
.. when the war ends, as a "mini- presently assume the duties of 'I I (c) bone operations? required for these Ilurpollt'K.th"II'hp Martin Mariners 1
.. Bureau of Natal Personnel
Labor -
mum According to Bureau of Wome-n'ft Reserve Representative 4, Since the political status of
Statistics, manufacturing normally at the .....\8. Uaytona. Miss, parts of Africa will be one of the will use part of the spare
employs about 25 per cent \\ortl of Inverness, Miss., ban I problems at the peace table can for a personal effects distribution Join Black Cats
of the total national labor force. been attached to the WAVESAdministrative I you remember the six European center. This would relieve" ;
"But Industry," he continued. Office here for countries represented in that"Dark" Home of the congestion" at the

U throwing 'mlnimums' out the Seventeen month, first B>H permanent continent before the wa T Naval Supply Depot Clearfleld, In Fighting Foe
Utah where the renter Is
window today. Management U presently
OOI and then ft* JlarTfu I 5. GI's stationed in England
planning new 'averages: and a ks Supervisor # have had the opportunity to visit I II lo('tt'd. Larger, faster and more,heavily
conducted among some I It is pointed out that all threeof armed Martin MARINER
survey -- --- I the ruins of a place of worship of tlylng-
2.000 NAM members shortly be- the ancient Druids a circle of huge these camps wilt eventually be boats have donned black paint and
fore Von Rundstedt's December stone pillars without a roof.. By needed for demobilization purposes joined the Navy's "Black Cats,"
breakthrough taught us to stop what name are these ruins known? after victory over Japan. the famous old reliable Consolidated

, thinking about post-war plans so I 6. What German battleship was The above uses will keep the CATALINA's, in night raid.
t Indicates that manufac- in operating condition until Ing and
heartily, scuttled off the mouth of the River camps patrols against Japanese
turing will supply 30 per cent more that time. shipping in the Pacific.
Plate South America, after a battle -
Jobs than in its last peacetime Y I with British ships early in Camp Bennion, with adjacent The first squadron of the blacks-..
year." World War II ? athletic fields, is being made MARINERS, already tagged by --.
There won't be much lag available for the use of the U, S. their crews with the nickname of '
either, while industry is reconverting I| 7. By whom were the red men Naval Hospital and Hospital "Nightmares," in the first monthso

to peacetime production he inhabitants of the western hemisphere Corps School already located at I night operations, ran up an
first called Indians? ?
declared The same survey he Why
7/4 Farragut impressive score of destruction,
B>id "indicates that 95 per cent of I II 8. True or false: A re-training command for the including a large warship bombed

,ill Industry can complete recon I (a) A greater proportion of rehabilitation of personnel who I and damaged; and numerous enemy
version within eight weeks after word for barracks Improvements South America lies below the equa-
The good are capable of restoration to duty transports, freighters and
the government gives it the 'green this week is that subscriptions I 1 tor than does Africa? will be established at Camp Scott small warships sunk ,or damaged.
light' and 76 per cent of these firms to current magazineshave (b) The Cape of Good Hope is at The storage facilities at Farra "Black Catting" is one of the
will be In full production within been approved for each building I the southern tip of South America gut not needed for the above pur- Navy's highly effective means of
?
... that period Procured through the sta. poses will be made available to blocking the Jap's desperate efforts
"If the rest of our economy does tion library and arranged for by 9. In France there is a famous the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts to sneak their reinforce.

as well\ ," he added, "It is quite I WAVES Welfare, the magazines state-owned Gobelins factory which to meet its urgent needsf ments and supplies through under
likely that this country will have will be placed in the topside was working on two huge ordersfOl' space. cover of night, after they had
Hermann Goering when the
maximum employment in no uncertain lounges available to all WAVESfor Some of the space in the two been driven from the seas during
German
driven
troops were but by
terms recreational reading. the .
the daytime.The
remaining camps of Training
: U. S forces What would
With a roll of the you say used house the. black take off at
Industry Is giving special attention military this factory produced? Center will be to seaplanes
Mr. Mosher asserted, to the drum, and tap befittingly'i I 10. What is a calorie ? 750 German prisoners of war who I dusk from their bases. All night
problem of placing the handicapped sounded by WAVE Chief Mourner :I --t- will be used for maintenance work they>,prowl, snooping into enemy
man. It has learned, he escorted" by Mourners first, at the establishment. The remaining I harbors and spotting Jap ships
declared, that "no disabled or second and third class, dad in New'Decoration'The capacity will be placed In i and convoys by the white reflec-
handicapped! man is handicapped homlMT haveKxks, the :Navy heroes : caretaker status, so that it will tion from their wakes. Then they
it! he is properly placed on the :Scarfate and (iiinmalil"ir /, I be available if and when need swoop low and attack with bomb
light Job," (i were recorded full honors following from the AMPHIBIAN arises. II I and bullets Often they attack

And manufacturing employers, of burial miller the steps of barracks Camp Gordon John This program for the utilizationof through a wall of antiaircraft fire
'713 at the conclusion ofa ston, Fla.: facilities will be For protection they rely upon
he declared aren't going to be Farragut's put II I
"A new decoration, th'e Orderof
brief hut glittering: underwater their black color to blend them
into effect gradually, as the
afraid of the label "neuro-psy-: the Gold Brick (OGB) was pro-
career, Their sLrrultaneui.sfatal '" into the dark sky
chlatric," tacked on to those: men gressive elimination of training
\illnesses appeared to result | dreamed up by Lt. (jg) David The new "nightmare" black ,
wasn'tquite activities makes it possible.
whose nervous equjpment Garroway for himself and his fel- .
from over-participation\ In happy raiders the gull-winged MARINERS
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to the demands of Army -
up hour, and all human effort lows who hold rear area desk jo.bs, are larger than the CAT-
discipline or combat strains. at resuscitation failed. 'lwo 1 It's a tiny gold brick worn on ODB Paid 31/2 BillionsTo ALINAS weighing some 20 tons,
and will absorb '
can
"Industry Medals of the Golden Fill, for service ribbons in lieu of campaign against the CATS' 12 tons. Most
most of them, he says flatly. "Re ;
bravery In teep sea maneuvers i stars. Kin Last Year Important, they are faster, and
medical
cent by competent
surveys; I "Until recently only three were I
awarded\ posthnnioiislv, were accepted they carry a much heavier armament
men experienced in industrial by the next of kin, worn, but Vice Adm Theodore Newark, N. J. (CNS)--During I i of .50 cahbie machine ,
problems reveal that there are just I the ended June 30, 1944, the guajThe
Stitches and Gravel .ertle, Gold Wilkinson, who has earned some year I night :MARINER which
at many if not more, NP's already I'Mie* first lass, who were of the Navy's highest decorations, Office Dependency Benefits I bombed the large Japanese warship
working in Industry than present at the ceremony, swim !1 embarrassed the wearers by turning mailed out 59.000,000 checks total- was commanded by Lt.
will return from the ranks. Their and asking questions. Now ing $3,250,000,000 to families and
ming; In a bowl of tt'arll.11'; up I II James Vincent Fallon U.S.N.R..
foibles simply stay hidden because morliil I the Admiral also wears one-on I dependents of 3,500,000 "
pansies were placed upon now listed as "Missing: in Action 1
civilian life offers more chance for the gravelet.Valentine I his American defense ribbon directly I Total number of servlcemen'l i Ensign Robert Lester Harper. 0
compensation than barracks and I II below the Congressional efited as of last June ,-
treats have made U.SNR, was first pilot and Lt.
I I II I
fox.holes. Medal of Honor. 396 The figure now is 7,250,000. !
"Industry," he concludes, "Is I many an evening gay in the barracks -I "Lt. Garroway originator of Of these the largest number, 2,485 I (Jg) Erhard V Rinner Both U.S.N.R.
lately, as boxes of heart was navigator. are now
ready for the returning serviceman OGB, was a former National 908, were wives Children, to the "
cookies, candies and even some I listed as "Missing in Action.
I IsupeN I
War took the
-selfishly so. cakes with Broadcasting Company announcer total of 1,738,897 were the next I *
best this nation had to offer the pt'clal frilly from Chicago." largest group followed closely by I -nfa-
in boxes
havi arrived
best of our youth. Industry wants frosting 1696028 of soldiers and' of Gives
I I --- ------ parents King Egypt
from to be
home gloatingly
... it back and so does every other 525,696 brothers and sisters Divorced I II
shared with loomates and corridor T) Puerto Rico I I Yank
segment of this economy, wives comprised the small- $2,069 To TroopsEgypt
friends I I I The first WAVE to go to Puerto
-":! -----' est group3,867 receiving check.regularly. .
Two Valentine dances, at Camp Rico on temporary duty was Lt. (CNS-For) the third '
New Winter Mask for Troops'" !! successive Farouk ol
Blanding last Friday night and Isabelle H. Wadsworth who reported year King
,.,. France (CNS).Troops In the at Cecil Field last night, were well I there recently from the office I -- jfi- Egypt has presented American

ETO are going to get a new cold : attended and enjoyed by WAVE of the Commander-in-Chief, I Out of Bounds I troops in his country with a gift

weather face mask, the Quartermaster guests from this station. :I U. S. Fleet While there, Mrs. I The "Little Casino," also called of 500 pounds (approximately $2, .
Corps has announced. Then I Good luck to Ann Van who Wadsworth saw \ Naval activities 'Red Duggans," located on Atlantic 069)) as a "seasonal gesture." The
W mask is made of waterproof I leaves and to Jo Sommers, who In San 'uan.. Mrs. Wads- Boulevard, has been placed money was turned over to the Special '-

cotton satin, lined with wool pile I enters. Welfare; and the best of I worth is Women's Reserve Repre- out-of-bounds to all Naval, Ma.I Services Officer, Headquar
and felt, and has a removable flapt WAVE wishes to Ellen Word in sentative at her duty station in I line Corps and Coast Guard per tens, U. S. Army Forces in tin
permit eating. 1 her new tour of duty at Daytona. I Washington D. C. I I Middle East.


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( Station Cagers Boost Record To 22 Big Name Pro



Wins Averaging 57 Points A GameThe Stars Sought :

By Bernard Kahn, YSc A.

Fliers are flying down the minutes of However the .
play. ,
For the several months it
has required past a stout heart, and a courts, like a bat out of hell. Weekly Cage Menu Drew dribblers were favored to Six Par-Busters May

strong stomach to read the ponder Coach Sax Elliot's highpowered Today (Thursdaj')-Filers vs. even things up on their home Give An Exhibition
ous, long-aaired. interviews in the station basketball machine is Charleston Coast Guard here. hardwood.The .
newspapers concerning the world hitting on all 16 cylinders and has Saturday W A V E S second Fliers had to take advan- Here 26 February
of sports. boosted its seasonal record to 22 teams.. Jacksonville SPARS, tage of every Drew Field slip
Professional wino: in 25: starts, averaging 57 and WAVES varsity vs. strong to produce Tuesday's impressive February 26 may turn out

abetted by crusaders spielers and, aided cranks and points per game. Jacksonville Pepsi Cola club.Tuf'flday 49-41 victory. The Navy quint led to be the red letter day of 1945
The Fliers clearly stamped -Filers vs. Coast 33-19 at halftime, but the Army for Station golfers.
politicians and college presidents ,
airmen hit back hard and
swept
themselves as one of the best Guard at St Augustine, and
and various and sundry other crit- Six of the rI
foremost
basketball clubs In the southeastthis WA'ES8.. St. Augustine into a 39-38 lead with less than country's
ics, have been working up a nice, past week by proving they SPARS there. five minutes remaining to play.. professional golf stars
foamy lather-suitable to shaving
can click on foreign floors just as The Fliers met the challenge have been invited to appear on the .,:.
-because they have discovered a
and checked the Drew when
sordid side to wartime sports. well as they can on their home pie the highly regarded Drew rally Station Monday,Feb 26, in an exhibition j
Dave Kaiser angled in two field
courts. Field army airmen 49 to 41. match
They are laboriously trying to indict -
Drew field goals in rapid fire order to put Slamming Snead
the duckling Elliot's cage crew smashed the suffered its first Sammy Byron
( of the sports country as because ugly of 4F'sin Plnellas Army Air Base Monday loss of the season at this Station Jacksonville into a 42-39 lead. The Nelson, Harold (Jug) McSpaden

baseball and the recent Brook- at St. Petersburg, 74 to 29, and three weeks ago by 56-51, when Fliers applied the pressure and Craig Wood, Sammy Byrd and I
basketball Tuesday night at Tampa the Fliers I the Fliers rallied and erased a built up their margin of safety in Tony Penna have been contactedand
lyn College bribery
scandal. came surging from behind to top- 13 point deficit in the last 10 I the fading heart beats of the Invited to entertain Navy link
battle. followers here.
Admittedly, the acceptance of Kaiser, a former Wisconsin I The galaxy of parbusters111 1/
Perkins Is Strike Leader! '
bribe money by collegiate ama freshman, who played intramural participate in the Jacksonville
teurs is a filthy mess, but I do basketball on the Station last Open tournament March 1-{,
not believe that sports should take year, caged six field goals to --": -
= !:.
the rap for the wartime decline in CRACK TENPIN ARTIST pace NAS Joe Trosper, as usual, !

national morals. American sports turned in a fine shotmaking per Golfers Club
has not descended to the gutter formance and a steady defensive Navy
t level of the black market, strikes, HEADS NAS ALLEYS

Juvenile delinquency, profiteering, Trosper Averages Marines To DefeatThe
and many other nasty practicesthat Johnny Perkins is for bigger and better strikes, because in his
breed prolifically during war- racket you can't lose as long as you strike !14 Pts. Per GameHere
Navy licked the Marinesin -
It's bowling!
time.It I me leading Flier scorers, with
Is as monstrously! unfair to Knocking over all 10 pins with the first ball is known as a "strike"to number of games, field goals, free golf
condemn collegiate athletics because kegleis and it takes 12 consecutive strikes to score a perfect 300 throws and total points A team of 16 Naval officers and .
a handful of basketball I g Ifsfl6 tp enlisted men clubbed and drubbeda
game. Zl 278
players have nibbled at tempta- To 999 out of every 1000 bowlers a,300 game is as rare as a dodo Trosper Kaiser 21 89 18 I'M Marine squad, 22 to two In a
tion as it would be to outlaw bird, but "Perk" rolled one in 1942 at the Southside Bowling Centerin DeMars 19 69 5 148 best ball match at the Station
every business the country be- Jacksonville. Hunslnger 17 57 26 140 links last Sunday,
C.othler 21 41 19 .101
cause a small percentage of merchants 1 Perk's a S2c, and manager of the .Mainside: tenpin alleys at the Snyder 15 19 IS: 53 In the kickers tournament, a
are peddling clgarets, Recreation building. He's been chipping varnish off the maples for Bishop 12 13 4 30 blind bogey event, Sailor T. G
meat, In Jones 5 10 9 29 Coyne won first prize with a
gasoline, nylons, etc., years, and hit the heights when he Hodde 10 10 2 22
the illicit and lowlife black mar- defeated Joe Falcaro, the national 76-5-71.
ket. that went a long to- The Navy-Marine match results
champion, in a special match. game way follow
Boiled down to its basic oils, the Right now Perk has 56 teams wards winning. :
Ens J. Pettlgrew and Charles Bar
fact is that sports, generally bowling in league competition un- Ralph Miller, Drew's brilliant nett (Navy) defeated Jnd Lt.. O, L.
speaking, has kept its skirts com- der ABC sanction at the Station. scorer from the University of Kalt and Bill Carmody (Marines). 3-0:
paratively clean and does not de- The six alleys are open to Naval Kansas hit the hoop with 20 pointsto Ted defeated Lenczvk Rtchltelli and Jack and Harvey Chet l'l<(
serve the scurvy fate that some personnel every day from 1000 keep the Army in the game, 3-0; J. Knlpp and Bill Brandenberg v ..
Male Aunt Ha,.ies wish upon it. until 2100. all the way. (Navy! ) defeated J. R. Gllchrlst and .
Baseball players to pick an Before Joining the Navy 14 In smashing Pinellas, Coach Frank Leposky, :2-11; J.: Vogel and R.
example, have been the victimsof months ago Perkins managed the Elliot used 14 players and .the W.gett Reynolds and P. Karneskv.(Navy) defeated 3-0, J. J.G, Hunt Dol{ ,. ...

cowardly attacks by those pop- Bowling Center at Jacksonville .., outcome was never in doubt and T. G. Coyne (Navy) defeated J,
bottle throwing name-calling crit- Beach. The Fliers crushed Auburn last A. Demaree and A, 5<'1adlnl, 21Vll: -
Ham Gambill and William Barket
ics who segregate 4-F athletes -':- week, coasting to a 80-43 decision (Navy) defeated VYtlllam Case and Bill
from other deferred citizens.We Friday and repeating it Saturday Bayllss, 3-0.: Frank Gillispie and
know some mighty big, when the reserves whipped the (Navy) defeated W.
WAVES Face Star I Malcolm and J. Lukas, 3-0: and C, A.:
tough young fellows who do not Alabama collegians again, 51-23. I Rune and Frank \lsclo (Navy) defeated -
play games and they, too, have Elliot employed every player in D T. Howard and T. Petro 30.
been rejected for service becauseof Foes SaturdayThe the Auburn games, Including himself I! .-_
physical defects. All told, there The veteran Flier mentor
are 4,000,000F's loose in the undefeated WAVES have starred at Southern California, Tenpin KingpinTo
land, but to hear some blokes tell reeled off 10 straight wins with captaining the Pacific team in

it you'd think they were all playIng ease, but the honeymoon is over M 'i'1 193{, Appear HereA
major league baseball. now. For the Navy girls face a x $ ., Fliers, 49; Drew Field, 41
Baseball, to be sure, is an hon- stern test on the basketball courts treat is in store for bowling
The lineups
orable profession. It's as proper Saturday night at the Mainside JAX NAVY : It /t tp addicts, March 20-21 when Walter
for a 4-F to play baseball as it is Auditorium when they meet the Kaiser I f 6 0 12 Ward stages.a two-day stand at r
for him to toot a horn in a dance strong Jacksonville Pepsi Cola Snyder, f :3 2 8 the Station. Ward, one of thecountry's ,.
Trouper t, 3 1 11
band, sell Jewelry, operate a nightclub club, one of the standout squadsin Leckonby, f 0 0 0 foremost pin-mopper- rc?
j act on the screen, stage or the sector. & : Oothler c 1 2 4 uppers, will give exhibitions and z:
radio, etc., etc, et cetera. If it : Coach Verla Hill's Navy lassies Jones Rapacz, g 0 1 0 1 3 0 instructions at the Malnside al-
l
Is right to do one, it should not be experienced no trouble at all In ---- John PerkintAdmiral's DeMars, g 3 0 6 leys.
shameful to do another thrashing the Camp Blanding Bishop, g 0 0 0 ----- -- -
If Uncle Sam deems it advisable, Nurses, 38-11, in a slambang bat- Hunstnger, g 2 1 /5
we would favor a total shutdownof tl! last Saturday. Mary Smith Cup Golf Totals -21 -? -49 Otto Graham Leaves

every non-essential activity, not canned 14 points as the WAVES Event Starts DREW If ft tp
only every form of entertainmentbut subdued the wild and wooley Today Sltarz I 'f f 0 0 0 NC Preflight Quint ;>

every other undertaking not Nurses. Starting today and continuing Miller. t 7 6 :20 Like the old gray mare, the x
directly connected with winningthe The WAVES tacked up win No. through Sunday the NAS Officers Kennedy f 0 0 0 North Carolina Preflight basket
war. As long 'as this is not 10 Tuesday by trimming the i handicap play match golf tourneyfor Smith ,c e 0 0 :0\ ball team ain't what it used to be.

considered necessary, and so far it Starke Cola Cola sextette, 34-16, the Admiral's Cup will be Sternes, g 1 0 2 Otto Graham, former North-
has not been, we cannot see the with Skip Moore caging 12 points. staged at the Station course VVrldee, g 0 0 0 western All-America forward, has 1.
--ii !- Mullins, g 5 0 10
in discriminating against
Justice -- his
-wt completed course at Chapel
any one activity-especially sports, S'Long Capt. Mann Totals 15 11 41 Hill and has left Preflight for primary .
which has been heartily endorsedby tfemsley and Vanni this -
Capt. Tom Mann is leaving flight training at Glenview,
the majority of the men in On Memphis RosterAll Station for duty at Cherry Point. Vogel Succeed Gehringer ni. Dean Meador, Prefllght's
uniform. The popular Marine fighter pilot 'Lt. Comdr. Otto Vogel has replaced schoolboy forward, has also "grad ''
signs indicate Memphis starred for the Station football Lt. Charley Gehringer as uated" to Glenview.

Station Boxing Meet NATTC is going to have a crack team in 1941, then went into com- baseball manager at St. Mary's ( Playing its first game without + ,a
baseball> team this summer. Rollle bat and became a decorated ace Pre-Flight. Vogel coached base- Graham and Meador in the line. .
Has Been Called OffThe Hemsley, SpA)3c( ) who caughtfor in the Pacific, and returned here ball at the University of Iowa for up, North Carolina lost to Georgia .

Station boxing tournamenthas the Yankees last season, and last year. 17 years. Preflight, 46-42.
Charley Gilbert, SpA)3c( ) former '
been indefinitely postponed, Lt.
Levandowski coach an I Cub outfielder, reported to Mem- ''
Of
Martin nounced. phis recently. ? Say, 'Speaking Manpower Shortages ;

There will be no fistic drought, A number of other former pro
however, for boxing bouts are players are on the Memphis roster Spring is just around the cor- and lost only eight games, but t
scheduled at the Mainside Friday : including George D'addario of ner, tra la, but there is no sing- the team has been dismantled

night, 23 February. Four bouts Buffalo, Veo Story of Dayton, Ing in Mudville this season for by the exigencies of war.
Involving topnotch Navy glovers John Owens of Louisville, Rube the major league moguls are too Gone are Marty McDonough, the :"f'
will be staged, in addition to a Sandstrom of Columbus, O., Red busy shedding crocodile tears over manager, Don Cross Eddie Lyons,
USO show. Birds; Bob Alford of the Yankees, the threatened manpower shortage Pat Colgan, Buddy Weiner;' Bill
and Edo Vanni, former Seattle in athletic industries.The McClockey, Lefty VIckery, Dave
outfielder, who played last season St. Louis Cardinals will Bride, Phil Miller, Harrison Wickel \
Welcome Aboard for the Jacksonville Naval Air start the 1945 season with nearlyall Larry Baldwin, Edo Vanni, ."':t .
Station.Lt. of the players from last year's Walter DeFreitas, Whitheart, .
Lt. Gehringer (Jg) John McDonald, a for- y r championship club still presentand Mosley and all the others. ,
mer University of Illinois player, the Jacksonville Naval Air I .zl- "'
t has will coach the Memphis club. Station will take the field this l'
Lieut. Charley Gehringer I summer with all of the .
been reporting to Florida in \o if players from last nearly year's squad Green Bay Pros SignEnsign ,; .. :
(Home Sweet Home
,
springtime for so many years absent
that he almost felt tt, home yes- Red Cochrane, CSPA), NBA h ; ; So pull up a handkerchief, Bruce Smith ..
when he reported to the welterweight champion; Tom Ear- < j 7 t
terday mates, for things are tough allover Ensign Bruce Smith, the former ,
Jacksonville Naval Air Station ley, CSpA( ), Boston pitcher, and nowadays. All-America halfback and t"

for duty with the Physical Lt. Wayne Millner, former Notre Only three members of the 1944 captain at Minnesota in 1941, has
Dame end coach<<: have been dis- I I
Training Department. All-Station baseball crew are now signed a two-jear contract with
Gehringer Joined Detroit in charged from the Navy with 15r on hand; all the others are off to the world's champion Green Bay

1924, and he trained with the CD's. the wars overseas, or transferred.The Packers, effective upon his discharge T
Tigers at Lakeland, Fla., every .jfti- three Fliers left over from from the Navy.

spring until he retired from Navy Gets Buddy Young last season are Woody Woddall, Ensign Smith, now 24, is undergoing -
; baseball in 1942. Buddy Young, the University of --- former Atlanta outfielder; Alf An- twining at Lee Field.
The great second base, now Illinois' great negro All-America Don Croat' (left) and Eddie derson, ex-Pittsburg shortstop, The six 6ot, 200-pound football

.1 i2, ,was detached from St.'Lt football star and national ,sprint Lyons big runs In the 1944 and Johnny Dither,,pre-war pitch. star underwent a knee operation ,,, ,_
{ Mary's (Calif.) Preflight and cha/nnlon,, baa been.Inducted. into Fliers" batting attack, are now,, er for Bollywood. Calif. In HWL, tf)L.rrjf r,thi NPW >." rt -+---S
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15 February, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven,



Fliers Can't Play Sponsor Is Named Quiz(QUESTIONS Contest PRINTED ON Seabees, Marines I Library Notes

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- In Md. Tournament For U.SS.: MidwayFirst 1 : PACE 5) Build DetonatorTo Recent additions- to the' Station
. ANSWERS: Library (M a i n sl 1 d e, Reelection:
s Building) included the following
The Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- In the class of 45,000, ton- 1, Booth was the assassin of Lincoln books of history, biography and
tion has declined an offer to participate ners, the largest aircraft carriers Guiteau killed Garfield, and Sweep FieldsAn current affairs:
in a national service inVitation ever to be built, the USS MID- Czolgosz shot McKinley. Arciniegas R E N CONTINENT -
basketball tournament to WAY, will be christened by Mrs. 2. (a) Cooked on a skewer, (b) mine detonator, .
be held at the Bainbridge, Md, Bradford W. Rlpley II, Dayton, fish, (c) soup (d) cold, (e) coffee built awesome M-4 General Sherman Coward-MIDDLE EAST DI-
Naval Training Center, March Ohio. Mrs. Ripley is the widowof with milk or cream. on an Sea- ARV.
Marines and Navy
16-18, according to an announcement the late Lt. Bradford Williams 3. (c) is correct. tank, by :Maas-DREAM OF PHILIP II.
'j .." made yesterday by Lieut. Ripley II, United States Naval 4. Italy, France, Great Britain, bees, is flailing its way mine success-fields Pratt-SOLDIER TO CIVIL-
' Comdr. Lawrence Haskell, Station Reserve and T the daughter of Belgium, Portugal and Spain. fully through Japanese roads. IAN, problems of readjustment.
Physical Training and Welfare Officer James M. Cox, ex-Governor of 5. Stonehenge. and. booby-trapped Reck-BEYOND THE CALL
The idea isn't new-the use of
Ohio. 6. The Graf Spec. OF DUTY.
Bainbridge invited 17 of thecountry' The USS MIDWAY, third shipto 7. Columbus. He thought he giant flails of chain rigged on a Rippy-LATIN AMERICA AND
outstanding service quin- be so named, is scheduled to had reached the East Indies. cylinder which protrudes from the THE INDUSTRIAL AGE.
tets to take part in the three-day be floated at the Newport News 8. (a) is true (b) is false, the front of the tank-but when the New books on sports added
meet, but Navy regulations forbid Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Cape of Good Hope is the southern Marines and Seabees needed suchan were:
trips by athletic groups which re- News, Va., shortly tip of Africa, while Cape Horn is anti-mine device, there was Kaese FAMOUS AMERICAN
quire more than 48 hours away after Marc 15, 1945, in drydock. the tip of South America. none. It was built from scrap, de- ATHLETES OF TODAY.
',.. from the home base. Named in commemoration of 9. Large tapestries. signed, fabricated and tested by Menke ENCYCLOPEDIA OF
In making the announcement, the Battle of Midway, which took 10. The amount of heat neededto men of the two services. SPORTS.
Comdr. Haskell also pointed out place June 3-6, 1942, the MID- raise one pound of water four Essentially, the ;Martianappearing New fiction added were:
" ,+,. that a highly concentrated Naval WAY is a sister ship of the USS degrees Fahrenheit. The amountof device consists of two revolv- Abbey-BEYOND THE CALL
aviation training program is goingon CORAL SEA, which will be heat-energy which a specific ing drums to which heavy chain OF DUTY.
at the Jacksonville Station and launched this spring at the New food can yield is stated In calories. flails are attached, a driving mech- -FAREWELL MY
the players cannot be spared from York Navy Yard. The CVB's of.. anism, a supporting frame and LOVELY
their duties for such a lengthy trip. I this class will carry more than mechanism for raising and lower- Laing-GREAT GHOST STO-
I 80 planes, which may be twin- Heroes Of Combat ing the flails, similar to the bladeon RIES OF THE WORLD. .
motored. The third ship of this a bulldozer. -",,",, -
Tennis To Miss class is under construction, but Given DecorationsBy The drums were lengths of used
has not yet been named. Former 12-inch black iron pipe. The flails Wave Replacement
ships named :MIDWAY are the were made of salvaged one-inch
Lt. Joe HuntBy USS SAINT LO, a CVE, an- Capt. ReganContinued cable and old anchor chains and attached
nounced sunk on Oct. 27,1944, and to the drums with cable Quota AnnouncedA
Sgt. Frank Deblois the USS PANAY, a fleet auxiliary from Page 1 I I sockets. The driving mechanism
Ur Camp :Newspaper jit'nlte i VPB2#1 here, he received the Purple I' consisted of salvaged truck drive new schedule to meet replacE-
Lt. Joseph R. Hunt, USN, 1943 The Battle of Midway is con- Heart for wounds incurred shafts and universal joints, a truck ment needs went into effect Jan.
national men's singles tennis sidered the Naval turning pointof while attached to a landing craftin transmission and pulleys cast froma 1 at the Naval Training School,
champion, was killed recently the war in the Pacific. north African waters. salvaged airplane propeller. The Bronx, New York, center of
when his fighter plane crashed at The other award recipients and I First tests sent the flailer- recruit training for members of
sea off Daytona Beach, Fla. dur- their decorations are as follows: I called "The Scorpion"-through a the Women's Reserve since Feb-

ing a routine gunnery practice Glider Pilot Training Lt. (Jg) William E. McCready mine field planted by Marines. A ruary, 1043. The new program,
flight. Naval officials reportedthat Program Cut Planned (VF5)), of Tallulah, La.; Gold second test, involving use of heavy which follows the revision of en- "
Hunt's F6F went into a spin Star in lieu of a second Air Medal I anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, listment quotas to 500 WAVESa
from 10,000 feet while he was Washington (CNS)-Only those for feeing "instrumental in destroying was a formidable one, but the month, extends the training
making a run on a target pulledby officers who have their airplane 15 enemy planes on the ground Scorpion lumbered through the course to eight weeks. The revised
another plane. He never came pilots' wings and are proficient in I self-made without dam.
while strafing ground Installa- I barrage capacity of the school is ap-
out of the spin. flying two-engine planes will be tions." age. proximately a thousand recruits
Joe Hunt won his first tennis eligible for glider pilot training in Lt. Thomas L. Harnsberger i -"=!.- with two hundred additional
title at the age of 15 when he be- the Army Air Forces beginning (VF5), of Brunswick, Ga.; Air trainees taking advanced trainingat
came National Boys' Singles Feb. 15.Individual. Medal for "shooting down one en- Battle For Leyte schools on the station or in
Champion. But he made his first glider pilot training, emy plane and aiding his divisionin New York City. Classes of 250
headlines in 1937 when he trim- conducted by Lt. Gen. Barton K. destroying six others." Gulf recruits will enter bi-weekly. This
med Don Budge, the national Yount's AAF Training Commandat Lt. Richard G. Ness (VPB21)), DesignationOf number is expected to cover cur
champion, in a warm-up match for South Plains Army Air Field, of Austin, Tex.: Air Medal for rent needs in jobs for which women
the Davis Cup. He made the cup Lubbock, Tex., has been discon- "Daringly flying his plane at low Crucial ClashThe are qual ed.
squad that year and the next. tinued. As a result of the new altitude" while spotting for our An innovation in the eightweekcourse
In 1939 he teamed with Jack policy, future graduates from gli- bombardment forces during the Naval combat operations off has been patterned after
"- Kramer on the cup doubles team I der pilot training will have dual Marianas Islands campaign. the Philippine Islands during the : the practice at icruit schools for
which lost to Australia, and in I ratings-airplane pilot and glider Marine Capt. Richard C. Ough- period Oct. 24-26, 1944, have been men. All recruits in the courseof
,' ... 1943 won the national singles pilot. ton (T4)) of Dwight, Ill.: Air Medal officially designated the Battle for their training serve for a short
crown by defeating Kramer 6-3, ---f--- for scoring direct hits on an enemy Leyte Gulf The new name, superseding period on some type of work detail .
6-8, 60.Hunt. Ex-German Now GI fuel dump and a nearby barge, and the popularly used desig appropriate to their qualifica
was a superb volleyer. His II I other successful bombing attacks nation "Second Battle of the Phil- tions. The outgoing unit, which
ground strokes were not outstand- Bombs Own Home Town in the Solomons Islands area. ippine Sea," was suggested by was formerly retained at the
ing and his service never killeda Lt. (jg) James T. Hunt (T4), of Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, school for work duty, has been
man, but he brought to the i ENGLAND (CNS) In May, Dallas, Tex.: Air Medal for de- U.S.N, Commander in Chief, U. S. discontinued, and, as a practical
game great physical equipment, a 1943 S/Sgt. Walter Cohn was stroying enemy airplanes and Pacific Fleet, and was approved by application of training, recruitsare
great competitive drive and a real forced to flee from Germany because buildings during bombing attackson Secretary of the Navy James For- now responsible for their
love for tennis. he didn't see eye to eye Japanese-held airfields in the restal after receiving a recommen- share in the operation of the station
His naval career began in 1938 with the Nazis. Marianas and in the vicinity of dation to that effect from Fleet .
when he entered the U. S. Naval I Recently, as nose gunner of an Dutch New Guinea.Lt. Adm. Ernest J. King, U.S.N., Com- -'=!.-
Academy He served after graduation Army Liberator, he returned to (jg) John S. Moore Jr. (VM), mander in Chief, United States
on destroyers in the Atlantic watch bombs drop on his home of Lepanto, Ark.: Air Medal for Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations Drive For Navy
and Pacific before transferring town of Gelsenkirchen. "It gave assisting in the destruction of .

J to the naval air arm. He was com- me a lot of satisfaction. I know three four-engined enemy flying The Battle for Leyte Gulf is sub- Relief Nears An
pleting his training when he was the place like a book and knew I boats, "two of which burst into divided into three separate opera-
exactly where the bombs should flames as they were taking off."
tions
killed. designated as follows: Bat- End
-- -- fall," he said. I Comdr. Winfield S. Libbey (O& tle of Surigao Strait, Battle off on StationContinued

Hellcats Raise Cain- ; -t- G), of Lewiston, Maine: Letter of Samar and Battle off Cape En- from 1
Page
Medal Of Honor CitesGl Commendation from Adm. P. N. L. gano.
Memphis NATTC cagers claim Bellinger, commander, Air Force, man's income certain cases an
.: to be the highest scoring outfit in I Who Saved CompanyU. U S. Atlantic Fleet, for "initiative, The new names 1 were approvedon outright grant is made.
I the country, barring none. The sound judgment, industry and de- February 1945. Contributions have been on a
Hellcats have amassed 2,161 pointsin S. Seventh Army Front votion to duty" in the administration ,,=- voluntary basis but as tentative
28 games. The Memphis five (CNS)-Sgt. Truman C. Olson, of of ordnance matters for fleet goals Admiral Ernest J. King set
beat Drew Field of Tampa, 61-56, Cambridge, Wis., has been awarded aircraft.Lt. Waves SailorsGo $5 for officers of and above the
for its 27th win, and has lost onlyto posthumously, the Congressional Stark Fox (VPD2#1), of Los rank of commander; othet com
Norman Navy. The Jackson- Medal of Honor. He was the Angeles, Cal.: Letter of Commen- Crazy WhenC. missioned officers, $2.50; warrant
ville Fliers also whipped the 16th member of the Third Divisionto dation from Gen. R. J. :Mitchell, officers, $2; petty officers, $1.50:
strong Drew dribblers, 56-51. receive his country's highest Commander of Aircraft, Northern Grant Visits all others, 50 cents.
-- -- military honor. Eight of the 16 Solomons, for his "untiring efforts It is urged that officers in
Tell It to the Marines were killed in action. The division and outstanding success in gather- Continued from Page 1 charge of collecting contributionsin
Peppery Dick Bartell, former has been in seven campaigns in ing target Information and pre- their respective departments or
shortstop for the Giants, is now a this war. senting it to pilots" as an intelli- they excitedly chattered for a long units turn these funds in to Lt.
SpA)3c( in the Navy, serving on Sgt. Olson stood off aporoxl. gence officer attached to a strike time about this rare treat. (jg) O. M. Suggs, treasurer of
, ... Treasure Island, Just off the west mately 200 attacking Germans for command. The sailors were Just as bad. the Jacksonville Auxiliary of the
coast. "Baseball," says Bartell, more than an hour and a half on Theodore A. Margolin, AMM2c Hedy Lamar herself couldn't have Navy Relief Society, at the Chap-
"stiffens morale and helps keep the Anzio beachhead Jan. 30, 1944, (A&R), of Brooklyn, N. Y.: Letterof been any more welcome. As he lains' Office as soon as possible.
thj gobs from running over to the saving his company from annihilation Commendation from Adm. Ches- slowly made his way around, -"- -
mainland where they might get and preventing his battalion ter W. Nimitz, Commander, U. S. many of the fellows started to

and such." -t- pably asssiting in the rescue of a "Stay right where you are fella," Of Great Concern "'
-.:a- BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR fighter pilot who had been forced he'd say with that odd inflectionin
down in the waters off the ene- his voice, and he'd rush over to The Salvage Division of thE
Navy Stars Play BYE, BYE FREEDOM my-held coast of New Ireland," keep them from getting up. WPB has broadcast an SOS, ap-
Baseball stars serving in the
even though Japanese shore bat-
The "flikker" star had certain pealing to all concerned to exert
forward
make tour of
will
Navy a teries had opened fire.
effort to maintain waste
other definite every
ideas too.
He
would
Pacific bases for exhibition games, Lt (jg) Carl H. Sparenberg
collections at the
hear of no official welcomes, or paper ,highest
It was announced recently. The (VPB21)) of Centralia
Ill: Pres- lunches. possible level. Consumption is
Appearances at !
gather-
group of serving with idential Unit Citation for service
r '\: units ofthe 14th Naval i.a. Ings such as the movies were greater than receipts. The situa-
Naval with Bombing Squadron 104 which
tion is dally growing more
se-
thumbs
given down. All he wanted
District, is led by Lt. Bill Dickey "struck at enemy task force units rious.
was to be left alone to
Mize, Billy roam
and Includes Johnny and initiated the hazardous mast-
Active wholehearted
around the wards with no official coopera-
Herman, Barney McCoskey, Pee- head bombing attack to insure I
direct tion of each
Vernon, Bob party at his heels so that he could activity is necessary,
wee Reese, Mickey hits on the
target.
and have friendly chats with all the according to a Plan of the Day
Klinger, Johnny Vandermeer Arthur A. L i lie ARMlc
y,
announcement. Store the
patients. lie felt that in this way paper,
(VPB21)), of i St. Louis, Mo.: he could do more to cheer the free of all foreign matter, in covered
Young Ujsey1sslng Presidential Unit Citation for serv- shutins.All containers so that It may be
Lt. (Jg) Young Bussey, former ice with Patrol Squadron 11, which in all. it was a red-letter picked up and salvaged.
., LSU football captain and a star located "enemy task force units day. at the hospital, one that will : -
halfback ,with the Chicago Bears, and struck dangerously by nightIn be remembered for a long time to I
Is reported missing in the Asiatic devastating masthead, glide come. Rundstedt Over RommelIn
,I I 1 1IL bombing attacks to insure vital
,
area -*-
hits on the target." Montgomery's Book
-
Captain Miller Decorated All of the award recipients are Commercials WESTERN FRONTCNSField )-
now on active duty at the Jack- Marshal Sir Bernard L.
Harold B. Miller, USN, 'ANTF.n
Captain sonville Naval Air
Station., 10M. 37 or 38 First Montgomery' rates Marshal von ,
42, now Staff Public Relations 1-1'4. Lt. j, S. dt'lcfhixf? \ 8214.. Rundstedt above the late Marshal
T I Officer, Commander in Chief Pacific, U. NEW YORK (CNS)-The Quar- Tit ADR CARS' Rommel in his appraisal of enemy "
S. Pacific Fleet and 1038 60-hore Ford Sedan. Good
Ocean Areas, has been presented War Bond Cartoon Fcrtlo termaster Corpa is shipping to tires. New rings power clutch and. transmission generals. "I used to think Rom. i" ,
of Merit, overseas theatres of operations for late model. Will ray difference ,, mel was good," Montgomery told a
with the Legion
awarded for his -services as Aide "He's already broken ,all of.. the newly-approved overseas service Ext. 302.In cash Lt. F, B. ,Anderson.? correspondents, "but Rundstedt ri ..
I bars, more than 9 million ofwhich could 'knock him for six. He is
Staff 'to
the the one TRADE1J3a l
and FlagSecretary on his resolutions except FOR SALE' OR :Pucknrd '
,a''' ... ntTmlr. .. ... recently were delivered by four-door '1nn. tliei. the Lest: general I've come up -
,)t L-t1u ':. C"ommf\ndflr of {' ... "'Y'DM" .'" : (< IJf'l\tJ, good !Mi cv" r



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Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 15 rU 1945



\ Civilian Employees' News I SAFETY: !..n I Hoosier Farm. Boy Finds Whitllin1
I By Win. K. MacKe | I 11

Editorial Offices Inspector| of Safety Splendid Way To While Time Away
Personnel Relation Office, Bldg, 13 I WANTED- by man with one
: Telephone Extension 8885 eye will accept any honest work ..
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Ail I to provide for my family. .
I News, Is devoted to repotting the news of the Naval Air Station's WANTED-Work urgently .
Civilian Employees: and Is sponsored by the needed by crippled- man. Can do
,. tmlllo'f't"s'.odalloll for Civil Service EmplojeesOificers : any Job that does not require feetor r

I William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D. 'Myers, Treasurer legs. I

.I Polly Vetter, Secretary ARE YOU LISTENING ?Don't I II I
Directors you hear your supervisor urgingyou \L1k
George H. Martin Mell C Jackson to work carefully ? Calling tIP' is dll H
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood your attention constantly to the
Phillip D, Myeis Kenneth M. McDuffie fact that safety rules are for your
Daniel R. Whiddon William. O. Kincaid. protection? Yours and your fam
Polly Vetter ily's.ARE
i News Reporting Staff YOU LOOKING '-Do you
'look at the safety posters each
I Assembly and Repair: month Posters that show how .

Maintenance ................._................................-.........:.Walter I Riviere accidents occur! And t110'1 = s %
Accessories ......................-...................rv,....................W. T. Martin how to avoid them __
Metal and Machine......................Delma E, Register, "Slim" Hyler I Use your safety appliances that .,.:
Engine Overhaul .........................................................Lillian Lindsay are'designed for your protection. I t ;
Progress ...............................................................................Tom Quinn I They are at your disposal. They
Aircraft Overhaul ....................................................Amelia Dravvdy will save you many hours of pain ,
I Interim Overhaul ............................................................Laura Adams and heartache.Can I JI
Production Eng. .................................................................Don Ragin you provide for your familyon JI
I Production Eng. .................?..............................................J. H Silver I a maximum of $22.00 per weekIf
Inspection and Survey: you are hurt I I !

M & M, Accessories .........................-........................Ruth C. Raisch KEEP LOOKIN', KEEP L1S-
Assistant--Frank Moriarty TENIN'. I I _
Aircraft Overhaul..............?.................................Muriel E. Mitchell J I I
Supply Department............................................ ........Priscilla Glenn I for Cutting Grooves In KIK'kerJli I
A & R Depts...................Ota L. Dixon, R. Gagnon, Sara Veiner : >' ('0\1'1'14." I .
Mary Markham, W. E. Schneider, Charles Ray Since the adoption of this tool

Public Woiks Dept .................... .............. ...... .........Ethel Shanahan I the production of rocker box covets -
Ethel Mathews, Louise Abraham has more than doubled, and
Caroline Howell, Barbara Faulkner o'eihaul requirements are met s

: Supply Department ......... ... .......................... ...... ...... ........Leola Jones In addition the work can now be
I done by an unskilled mechanic
: freeing a skilled mechanic for
other duties. Thit tool also freesa
Howard Irvine Is Maximum: special piece of equipment which ,r .
l is In almost constant use in other I
work, The estimated annual sav- II
Award Winner For JanuaryMaximum I ings to the Navy are $3,000.Mr. II I .
Jarrard, a veteran Marine 4 t
,
award winner for the was born in Atlanta, Ga., and has I .
I
month of January is Howard L. little over a year ago he was an been in A & R for three years. His
II vine Machinist Maximum in Engine instructor In Engine Overhaul at I favorite hobby is fishing, 4\,, rii ,
Overhaul, Machine Shop 1368, the AMM School, NATTC, having Mr. Hentz ;a a native of Florida, ,
i Mi. Irvine. who noticed that the been transferred to Jacksonville I and worked In the MiscellaneousGun f' .;., :3PiE- _
operation by hand was slow and from Chicago. I I Shop of the Navy Yard, '.
costly. conceived the idea that this Ideas such as Mr. Irvine's, when I I Washington. D. C., before comingto '''. )Y
operation might be speeded up by successfully adopted at one activity & R four years ago. His Y
a machine grinder for magneto are sent to other Naval Air favorite hobbies are radio and = a
'i
breaker points. The machine I Stations, photography. : = Py
grinds the points flat making Winners of a Joint $100 award Stemming from failure to meet ,
trials unnecessary-and saving additional during the month of January I I production schedules, both Mr.
time. It is estimated that Mere I.a dunng the next year this machine Harry J<:. Jarrard and R;)><.trl- I' Ideas at about the same time, so '.
will save the Navy $5.000 I clan ;laxlmum G e o r g e A. decided to join forces and work
Mi Irvine vas born in Trenton Kentboth of Shop 812, who out their beneficial suggestion together
NT J. before coming to A &; R a iibinitte an Idea fora "Tool .
... _
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----

. Harry Jarrard Talks About Joint Idea '

I, Ag; ,: '

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Jly Ethel! '1. Shanahan
I r+e
: i "What we need now more than anything else are more

a good 'whittlm' knives, good sturdy jackknives, and a little I

more time to whittle-and think. You cannot buy a jackknifenow

that can cut finger with let alone piece ofwhittlin
... ..you...-.. your a
WVVU. .
Such was the comment of Evert little and yields him much pleas,
{ M Hinshaw, Architectural Engineer ure. His only tools: consist of one
'
V of the Public Works Design small chisel I, one small gouge, fouror
Section, for whittling of "jackknife five excellent jackknives, all "
caricatures" is his hobbyor razor sharp, a few paints and are
rather one of them I I I easy chair in the shade.
iI His is the story of a "Hoosier" Mr. Hinshaw was kind enough
.d farm boy who from the tender age to bring to the office a few pieced ,
( of four years carried a knife in of his work and several pictures of
his pocket to whittle on any stick others, which are reproduced here
E or block of wood that came to We do hope that soon Mr. Hin.
I hand. And In those days "away shaw will be able to find the timeto
II I back when," a jackknife was as do more "whittlin'," In the
II necessary\ to a farmer boy as a meantime he I U busy' doing hU part
piece of wearing apparel, as muchor I In the important job being done! at
I more so than a pair of suspenders the Naval Air Station.
,
e for you could use a twine for -
,

a belt, but the knife was needed to
..' IIo I I make sundry repairs and foi the Metals Division
E' fashioning of homemade play.
I things, the plugging of water mel. !Of A and Over
ons and peeling turnip! or even
skinning a rabbit that fell to hid Top In CampaignOnce
aim or trusty trap I
I I Hinshaw likes to catlcatuilze a year the Navy asks iU
farm animals, and the smaller wild personnel to contribute. t<> th?
animals, for he knows them well. Navy Relief Fund. Well, that tim .,
So far he has considered his Jackknife I lis here again.
caricatures merely a hubby 1 At noon muster, Saturday, i
but his friend have urged him to Feb.. 1915, it was announced that
sell some of hit pieces | this drive was on, an.J by Mindiy.
Asked if he has other Ideas to evening, 6 Feb, the officers and
carve!, he answered, "Yes, I have enlisted personnel of Metals Divisions
enough Ideas now to keep me busy A A R, had completed their
full time for the next two years I drive with contribution of 100 percent
I if I had nothing else to do. But, .
41L since the war, have, been too busy I We believe .thl, to Iw the only
whi\tiel)-just wait fill .it's' over. divllliOIthut! .far, that 1.U3 corn
:. _.:\ I.eadingman'LIectriciun Harry E. Jarrard demonstrates to Quarternun, Electrician ito a caricature\ of Caiman; Mi-I perfect.\.score. This Includes! .. both
., and one of Walter WinchelL the A hlft and,the .B sfaft. Sec,
!
It. C. Williams of Shop JH2 the "tool for, cutting, grooves in locker' box covets, :*a joint I could d,) for those. two! '.- tlln is.1lshitti.hninrr.the.tjrtil". -
idea of :Mr. Hentz and Mr. J.irrard. ,"......-...........--



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15 February. 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR, NEWS NEWS Page Nina



John ( Pop) Fitzpatrick Another Suggestion To Helo Win War I



70 Years Young But (Is


.. Doing Part To Win WarIly t l .
1- zr : Y6Y6 '
b w f ,} 3 WM Y A
- By Tom quinn aft i

I For some time I have felt the
I ppLvSALEIES urge to write a series of short biographical
sketches about some of
j the men who are making the Jacksonville -
--l ." ,I Naval Air Station one of C
the outstanding stations, of the


Navy.I want particularly to call aue-n-I to'V

tion to some of the so-called -
timers"; men who in most cases
l ola Junta, were called out of retirement to

An employee from Receiver's do a man's job in winning the war.
Section was walking through Inspection I There are many such men in the r ) ,,
Report Section the other A&R whose personalities and years -
,: of experience are lending Invaluable I .uc'
day (ever notice those black '
.
squares of linoleum on the floor), aid in the accomplishments of :
the department Just as a starter, i
Well believe it or not. she stopped ,
st to pick one up, thinking, of course, let us take the case of Pattern- I
was maker John Fitzpatrick, 70 years t
that it carbon paper. Realiz-
young, who is the hub around : ,
I
ing her mistake, she exclaimed: ,
I" "Good Lord, I've been working too which the "B" shift Pattern Shop i '... ,'.
long!" This happened within hearing rolls.Mr. 'Af f
:
distance of Mary Norton, who Fitzpatrick was born in St. .' \ .i '
added: "That's nothing. I've done j Helens England, where he served ''' l t
that three or four times" (The his apprenticeship as a pattern- ',. '

employee from Receiver's Section, | maker He worked as a young .. .
''$
. Alice Floyd) I journeyman in several European .. '; ., .'
'
Lillian Lassetter's new hair-do shops .
and broad smile go with the news | Desiring experience, he crossed' \ 't,.
that all of her mail to her husbandoverseas j the Atlantic in February, 1902, and I \
has been returned I followed his trade in WorChester : l l\i.\ .H' I .
marked; "In U. S. on furlough" j 1.M i s., as well as other sections of "
'
The eyes of the clerks\ in Stub I state. His next stop was Hart I
Registry' Section bulged with surprise ford, Conn., where he worked the \
the other morning when jobbing shops; from there he wentto j Y aa..j ; Af
Mary Knight walked in to work I Pittsburgh, Pa., where he located ,

with her apron on. Surely, they with the Westinghouse Man-I
thought, a big luncheon must be !i ufacturing Company for five .
underway. But .no'! It was only I I He resigned from Westinghouse I
that her ride was about ten mln- -and organized his own business,
Utc>H earlier than usual.' ;,i I'known as the J. G Fitzpatrick I

Do you know why Eleanor :Manufacturing Company where '
Kramp (Yard Delivery) !is beaming they made patterns, castings ad '
these days Yep, that's right. Her machine work. He operated this
daughter (Betty) is home. Oh t business for 13 years.!' -aG

yes!, let me hasten to add and I Retiring, he came to Florida, '
granddaughter, too'! (Just twelve I where he followed the teaching of '
days old is the 111' gl'anddaughter.1H t '' industrial arts and trades for a \
'
r that Marian Smith's husband i number of years In 1940 he accepted 2
First Sgt. Per'cey M Smith, : an instructor's position in .: 3
has been awarded the Combat In- the Naval Air Technical Training

fantr>nian's Badge for exemplary ''I,Center at Jacksonville, teaching
.. conduct in action in France Sgt. I mechanical drawing and mathematics .
Smith has been In the service since I'I'I When the school moved to
I I tav, 1943.Yesterday. I. Norman, Okla, Mr. Fitzpatrickk
, was Valentine's Day. like many others, transferred to
Here's a 111' poem that kinda Hulled the A.SR, where he has! been con,
the occasion, written by Ha i old I tinually employed as layout man

1 Diggett (Stock Control ). Even ,and patternmaker.He Another civilian suggestion' conies in for an award, and here you M-e Machinist Maxi-

though the day Is past, the thought I is a graduate of the Colorado mum Howard L. Irvine demonstrating( his! "grinder for magneto bleaker points." I
is' a good one to remember each I j State College, holding the degree -
'I -
day in the year.. of Bachelor of Education, majoring -

I "FRIENDSHIP" 'i in Trade Industrial Education I I Soldiers Sailors Inside Public Works I
For he ,
\ By Harold many years was a regular
Diggett contributor with technical articles, : !
which he wrote for the Magraw Gird GlobeSoDoes ,
Friendship isn't {'o'eredJust Ethel M, Shanahan
11
I Hill Publications An interesting } -- -- -

know by the names of folks we sidelight of this unusual man is Air News There is no cigarette shortage in
; the fact that he took his degreeat I the Design Section now The amaz- r-
It takes more than mere I "Town Crier"rrin.ic I
acquaintances '
the Colorado State College in tVijilt-H. of the Jar Air Xe\n ing new "TVC" cigarette with its

I To prove the title so. I 1HO at the age of sixtyfive.Mr i traverse (the globe, according to I delightful, aromatic flavor has been

-'t'"o .that...a .1UI1-....., Wit W,. u..* '__11.._ mtxnatiiilr" I.-. tho father r\f the |II"|K*<'lion and Survey III aIn discovered by TVC who welcomesall \\OKKS N tWS;
For our fellow-man n'5 tw o-dlI-iht; and i"ih'g; nd I Office An noon a.. Betty Design Section smokers. It the H r Ethel M. Shanahan
axiom "Satisfied Customers always
When he's, in a spec of trouble I father of two children He has 1 :Sprague' Thin (lerk, Mans hers Great news comes this week
return, holds tl'Uethen this
And needs a helping hand never been sick over two days in she Rends it off to the South I II'a'lfl. from the Housing Office. Hear
his life, and attributes his you'lhflll IV to hubby Lt. George II favorite.new cigarette Have is an overwhelming tried ? that Lt Steiner, Housing Supt.,
When to him things look the blackest I appearance and zest for Irving to Sprague, formerly stationed you yours has a son, David Congratulations' ,
the fact that, as he says, "I never I here at Assembly arid Rebuilt I Mr. Cr umley's I iMech) vegetables Lt. and Mrs Steiner. E. T
In his hour of dire despair, take a second helping, but always Mr. Helen M. St.vron, Admin are up- beets and spinach Manley is the proud papa of his
]t'. just that little extra boost leave the table a little bit hungry! I iItratlH'&I..tall t, h a" tor measuring 1/40 Inches He will first son. It may be E. T. Jr. Mrs
That puts true friendship there, "The second cup of coffee is neveras ..*ar<.h for a couple of extra match his garden against all Manley is at St. Luke's. It is
Iff that little touch of humor good as the first, so why drinkIt copies| sine sire M'n That brightens up his day, ," Is' another of his axioms. I her three nephews! Claude M. takes the space for her flowers, of Ethel :Matthews learned of the
Lightening up his burden, "Mr. Fitzpatrick is what they al- Floyd AMMIo: In the \ortliAtlantic I which Is more than a possibility! death of her mother. Mrs
And send him on his way. ways-called me before I came here ; David Flojd. AMMIo, | H. H. Daniel, Sp.XI3c, has only Specie (:Maintenance) has the
but now all the sailors and Waves I In the Southwest Pacific (both j weeds to show for his efforts so sympathy of the dept. upon the

Vow friendship' masquerades in call me Pop.' Maybe it is because of whom were htatloiied at the far.but his endeavor in another passing of her mother The
this world I 11 am getting old, but, by golly. I X.4.S. for three years) and line is more successful. He is! top friends of K C Jones (Casey), who
In many a queer disguise, | don't feel it," says 'Pop"t! Let's theIr brother t'htle Floyd, scorer of the P.W.Pl Bowling used to work in the Inspection
And as we look behind I ItMIr, in Northern Africa All Team195.. No victories have Dept., informed of the
the scenes give a big hand to John G, ( Pop) were deathof
v e open up our eyes, I Fltzpatick, whose one great desireis I I four write that they enjoy very | : been accounted for by the team, Mill Jones at the birth of their
,. So that when we meet the real to win the war so he can retireto I I much lilt news from the Air but they are warming up, so-o-o- only child
thing, go on teaching, writing or may- i Station Mathe thin U. an Idea I WATCH OUT!
That friendship true as steel, be the acquisition of another bachelor for some of the" rest: of you with I Mr. Garth was AWOL. He didn't IJPPI.Y8:
It's needless to say more, folks, I I degree I wouldn't put it past' relatives in the *?rvi .. You know just how I feel him! lived t.} stationed In Ja('k ontllle ,I was stranded in Fulton, Ky. Had Wedding bells are ringing for
I
THAT'S : kissed the family and relatives two favorites
FRIENDSHIP )
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received; can't use )it on his shoes I : good-bye, train drew in, but reservations time you read this, they will have
Dc'n't: forget the basketball game I wonder? I were of no avail and being already rung Who are the favorites -
the )f+th. N.A.S, Civilians will play I If anyone wanted to laugh it was Inspection And 'I due back at the station on Mon ? Carl Rerter and Clorene
the Pepsl-Cola' gills at 9:00: p.m, In to see Ester Louise Anders, Sic day. Finally got a call through to Rogero! Good luck and beAt wishes
Andrew Jackson High School Gym climb oft a horse she was tiding: Jax and made his way back by the for your happiness! you two, from
** -- ** JIM M. M. & I bus route I. the whole
-- Survey
Enter is short, the horse was wide, i department
Enter got off and started to walk, I I The WAVES, of the LAB, came -- .-- --- -
EngineeringBy but somehow she couldn't get her I up against an obstruction and for from the sink drain. Said pen just'
knees together After much laughing A. awhile one couldn't make it, No gets out of hand when being
Department
J. If. Silver and joking she hauled back I names! She was perched atop of) cleaned Most recent clean-out not

Here It Is time to write a column, to the base, too tired to talk about I the rope ladder obstacle, but only salvaged pen, but a haul of
and after two weeks of plentifulnews It, Ruth KalMh-Reporter couldn't get down. The watching bobbie-pins and a match stick
this week I only have a few WILL, YOU BE OUR Marines very nearly had to come I' Mrs, Abraham (Maintenance)
items Welcome aboard, Lt. ( jg) VALENTINE: to the rescue in their accustomed seems to be following the current
"Wide" Kelly, also Lt. D. B. Stevenson count ourselves. lucky i style, WAVE at lonr last descended trend of spraining: ankles' and in
Petty Jo Clelland Sic, "Bucky"to" to Engineering Division; I I'e be able to say no help required. Seems they her hurry to get to work fell out)
you has been making a fewlongdistance hope you both like jour stay with such wonderful inspectors\ phone calls about asubject us. "Real folks" I F Estelle sprained and gwollen ankle.
every way, Hampton (Record) uses Every
closely related to Dan Cupid While the Welcome Committee is That we wish them joy, Leroy and ever so often has to do 'i I ithinghappens at once-lost or
; if all appearances are correct, around and so Is Raymond L. Fisher And plumbing rather had
today as we do a Job to retrieve the gas coupons stolen ands
J3urky will be saying; "I do" in the SpO)3c( ) let us hear all about: We want to express! .. ----- -.- -pento had to wait 30 days for a new book
very near" future. Good luck, : his visit home. New Jersey Is wherehe Best Wishes" to you! the new inspectors Mho have I There is a newcomer'in the Bluei .
"Bucky, I i I halls! from, and according to all been assigned to our department: i print l'OOntors.. Priscilla LeedenIto
There is a romance in bloom between I' reports he was up to his earn I 1)) I ATTENTION! The A & R Inspection Mr Hoke S. Vaughn in the welding i replace Harold (Red) Green,
an unknown yeoman and In snow Also, all of the plays were and Survey Officer and shop and Mr. John L. King in who is leavingto join the Coattt
Virginia Tatem, S2c; who is the superb in New York) 'especially Inspection and Survey Engineering the machine shop. Mr. King has I i Guard Two more Field Survey
.. lucky guy, Va T Beatrice Lilly It ,stakes two to Officers office has been moved and three eons in the 'service and all men Robert Thornton and J.
This story about Stan Swanson, | three days to get ready for a lf>- ,.Is now located in the same office three are In the Navy. Fleming,
S2c. ting"a good boy is the bunk clay ,leave, so we just wonder if it'''lof the Production and Control Of. Buy more Bonds, Coition Strode I is resigning to go
Why does Stun blush when Asked takes as long to get back inlo the fuers', on balcony over' A & R Hold them, too; I I hack to the Coast Geodedtic Survey -
About a certain sir ? Also' don't! line .ot duty, Just wondering, i i,Shop Stores. I )t'e) :jour war, He is ting assigned to tn,
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''Sharp 1 Operators Washington, D. C. WELFAREPRESENTS


City Of SurprisesTo .



WAVE HawksLast 1.t8aliY.YaiYf.WYSialOtialti0YYL7

There's a rollicking menu of

month WAVE: Phyllis topflight vaudeville entertain.
y Hawks, Sic, received a call from ment scheduled in the Auditorium

her uncle, Lloyd S. Hawks, asking tonight, starting a week of billing
f!: that she get leave if It could be that is bringing many of Holly
I arranged and come to Washing. wood's best to the screen.
t ton. Some of the acts on tonight'sbill

/By John Rkhbours, AK.MSc I I "Yes," was the answer and off Include Jennier and his trained rI

i "Missing in action,'' three words did H Sc she went arriving there at the seal, the Three Kings who dish up
1 that cause even the most callous I appointed time But what was the something new and different In

t to feel a stirring of sympathy. We occasion ? She met her uncle, her the way of acrobatics, and Bob
read about itwe hear about it on ., father and another uncle, but still Robinson in a gay and laugh-pro
y
the radio--317 missing in action Fs no word as to what was up. yoking round of impersonation

I -750 missing in action. Casualty I N I They took a taxi, her father There are several" other well.
I lists continue to grow. Every day Ii directing the cab driver' to drive known vaudeville stars on the bill.\
more hundreds, "missing in ac to the White House Arriving I The story that made the bank
tion." It gets a little closer whena r vk a..R there, certain papers were pre era start kow-towing to Betty

t friend or a co-worker tells you sented at the door and after glancing Smith comes to the screen next
about he received Wednesday, with the first show "
a telegram
___ __. them over, the guard calledto
I
-- -------- --------- scheduled
"missing in action. You offer another to start at 1730. Joan
your guard, "Will
hether want Lana Turner you take
you Roy Rogers or Pop Eye It
condolences and life rolls Then Blondell and Jimmy Dunn are
on. I is all\ the same to these three men and mates, you ran thank them these people to the Piesident's office .
like a thunderbolt it strikes home. ?" among the stars appearing In "A .t
for the fine movie and sound presentation at the NATTC
This time it's own flesh and you get I There Tree Grows in Brooklyn." That'sthe
your they were
auditorium. From left to right they are: 1C. W. Keinanen Sir, greeted by
that had the\ whole book.
blood At first you're stunned. President story
I Roosevelt Adm.
from Superior' \VK., who played professional! hockey: with the King,
Somehow or other, you always felt Gen Marshall and others. reading U. S public sitting up,
Phyllis
Duluth "ZephetV It. G. F.mirk: Sir from
that your own brother bore ai I ; Katon. Ohio who in at this couldn't and became a best seller. Review
point
civilian life owned a radio repair shop, and t:. A. Adams. Sir, from suppress
charmed life. He'd been through' her
curiosity any longer; she
Creensburg-., who was associated with a window glass company.
so muchseen so much actlon'as -- turned to her uncle In uniform
", so near the finish that he was and practically demanded that -he

bound to come through. Just wish. Musician Names I SPLfiSHES fROm nATTC : tell her the reason for this gath u 1Ii ,
ful thinking, that's all. Just wishful j ering.
thinking. You're filled with To Win I Her uncle then confided that Of
Farragut
antipathy now and conscious of S I he had been chosen to receive
your utter helplessness. You wantto from President Roosevelt the Congressional 1
do something-but what can ,1st Hero Contest W\i' Medal of Honor and

you do? Nothing, but wait and i he wanted her present at the ceremony
: pray--like all the others. i j| Andrew Johnston. Mus2c, of the ) I to fasten the ribbon aroundhis
I t NATTC Band
was the Ship'sCompany neck. We asked our WAVE
'I winner in the first week I a few questions about Mr Roose r1z
Bill ChurchweU, AEM2c lost his of the Naval Hero Identification frMFJ
velt. He in
was a very jolly mood
wallet last week and put in several Contest and as a result is richer l inn, U U l, Jl VL. and when she was placing the decoration
hectic hours frantically searching in War
by $10 Stamps.
her uncle who is
on
a private
throughout Unit 1 for it. Finally No student turned in the correct j No the Waves haven't all de. in the army she said that : ? ..
it was recovered In toto. Church- name of the hero, who was David cided that they want a "Section the President commented on the

x well commented that he certainly Glasgow Farragut. I Eight." Those crazy grins and fact that it was a little odd that
was glad to get it back. Said he .
i looks
faraway are just brought on '
1 the
The first else on a new hero is Navy was decorating the
"I didn't mind so much about the I by thoughts of a certain super special
in the contest blank armv.:
( 18 cents, but I sure would hate to g.ven entry guy who remembered It was
WAVE Hawks from Park
below Read the rules, get your comes
lose that I. D. Paul Nix. Ch
I St. Valentine's yesterday and senta
and Rapids, Minn. Before enteringthe
in
entry now, maybe you'lldrag
Sp (T), has transferred from Unit double portion of love to his
last she
down the prize next time. Navy year was a
1 to Central Unit where he will
VALENTINE. ,
I, bookkeeper She received h r"boot"
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act as Lt. (jgi Edsall's assistant. ,
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Jones home
Virginia went (Or- at Hunter and stayed on
Kenneth H. McIntyre AEM2c, is Aircrew Gunner Gets lando, Fla.), accompanied by her to attend the Cooks and Bakers
visiting with his wife and new son, guest for the week-end, Barbara School. At NAITC, Phyllis is attached
Larry Kent, at Duquoin, 111., and I Commendation Ribbon Moore Jonesey's comment when to the commissary depart
Bernard C. Kirkham, AEM2c is she got back, "Still no men." I IWha1's I'ment.
visiting for a short time with his : Wilfred M. Kane AMMlc. last 'I I
this hear :----
family at Springfield, Ohio. I week received a Commendation I we about Caves .1
Congrats are in order for Marine > Ribbon from Capt. J. B. Lynch, I, and baldi a? ?boxer? ? by the name of Sini- ''Butt Buckets HungerFor

Sgt. Louis O. Smith formerly of i, commanding, NATechTraCen, for
Unit 1 and now in AP School.\ He meritorious service performed as Welcome aboard to Van Ackooy, Butts and (:.I. 'j

has taken unto himself a wife. an aircrew gunner while in aerial I Sic (Y) ; Lillian Schumaker. Sic .. -- -- --
The wedding was solemnized 10'1 combat with a Japanese heavy I and Aleva Shieve, Sic (Yi, all Cans Thirst For Trash Linda 111II-: "Darnell

Feb. in Jacksonville bomber. I from yeoman school at Stillwater clean!
Okla., by of Memphis. I Keep jt ers call the Icture 'excellent
way (By 1
I The award of the ribbon was During the past week there has "
the Jax drama and the has been
NATTC is
"Coming events cast their shad authorized by Adm. C W. Nimitz, I way they say been some improvement in the I story
ows before," and from here it : CINCPAC and CINCPOA, who heaven compared to Memphis, so general appearance of NATTC, closely adhered to in the screen
I maybe it's not so bad after all- vet slon,
would seem that the Magneto Division said Kane "delivered such accurate I bsome of us are still inclinedto
of Unit 2 machine I watcha think ? I The other new The schedule (at the NATTC
and the bunch from : and devastating gun be forgetful and careless. *
AP School will be "mixing it up"j| fire into the enemy plane that its girls this week: MINOR RED. There are plenty of "butt buckets"and' auditorium) :
any day now. Both outfits have gun positions were destroyed and 'LIME, LAWRENCE POTECT, 'i iI i "G I" cans around, so let's Today, 1800 and 2000, stage
I
done considerable bragging about I the plane set fire, thereby quickly :PRIDEMORE MEYER DICK- use them. Moreover, if you hap show with well known vaudeville
their respective bowling teams andit's : effecting the destruction of the i ARD WILLIAMS, WILSON are pen to be walking through a build stars
just a matter of time before plane when it hit the water and reserving their opinions so Jet's ing or down the street and see Friday, 1800 and SIMM), "To-
they get together. Unit 2's Ch snd after several strafing runs" convince them that NATTC Jax is I i butts on the deck or some stray night and Every; Night," with

Kersnowski states that he and his -- -----iit. ---- I a swell place. Okey ? ', paper, why not pick it up and toss Rita Hayworth.

t Continued on Page Eleven Put it In a can.- I Believe it or not, there was actually i' it in a can. If we cooperate\ Saturday, 1800 and 2000, "Sli.
-- __ I't a pair of NYLONS hanging it will mean .s work for all\ and Gets Her Man," with Joan
-- -
-- in a room in Bks. 51 without an an attractive station to be proud Davis.

t NavarHeroIdenf Contest armed guard! Remember those of. Sunday, 1SOO, "Hangover

I fragile things we used to take for : --- _.--- --- Square," willi (mlu Darnell:
granted? (Hint to owner better 1800 and 2000, "Walking Dead," f
CONTEST RULES hide them or put under lock and Horace Is Back On with Boris Karloff.

r. ky. Even I was, tempted.) I I Monday 1800 end 2000, "No
Here are the rules governing the Naval Hero Identification I Sixty-four-doUar question: Why Bean And Spud DietDear Time for Love," with Claudette

: Content! t. which is open to all enlisted personnel at N.VT1C. is the theme song of a certain Public Relations Office: Colbert and Fred )McMurrav.

\ 1. Contestant must Identify a Naval hero from Information Wave in Barracks 51 "Waiting at Why don't you answer my letters Tuesday, 1800 and 2000,
L givnn in the brief biographical story the Church" ? ? ? ? ? ? | ? Are you in the brig or are "Mummj's ("urse," with Lon

Z. Two prize of $10 each in War Stamps will he awarded Aikey had a gala birthday, from you sore because I said I was ('hall Y and Peter Coe.
I I each week, one for Ship's Company personnel and one for all reports; all we have to say js \ thinking about applying for a "M Wednesday, 17SO( and %(01).
students.S. It's a good thing! for all involved I D" ? You probably don't know "A. Tree (:rows In Brooklyn,"

If there are no winner the first week, additional factual that she doesn't have but one a what a "31 D" is down here. It with Joan Rlondell and Jimmy
information In I year. Did you ever..hear of anyone' is medical but Dunn.
on the hero in question will he given succeeding! not a discharge
i weeks until he has been identified. If the hero Is", not identified' I celebrating the night before, the Fort Pierce slang for a Navy nurse -a* -

tile first week, the prize drops" $'! each week until he Is iden : great after occasion: ? /itself and the weekend j, medical dame. I told you in mylast Several Officers
tified. letter that Ih..v have some
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4. If more than one contestant Identifies the hero, Lady Link No doubt you've all heard honeys here i sick bay. Receive PromotionsBy
about the three little tin
Uaves
who f'
will Am back bean and spud
determine the winner In the following manner: The correct a
entries will be placed in two hats, one for Ship's Company, and i went to Silver Springs for the diet, which feels pretty natural. this time many of us have
t. the other for students. One entry will\ he picked from each hat wet'k-t'nd-but at their story I By the way, does the Navy own a doubtless noticed the more serious r'
I to determine the winners. go-\ *-Silver; Spring wan bean or potato farm, or should I expression on the faces of some of

5. All entries must be placed In contest hoses by 1000 each jammed full not a room or a : say ranch ? We run out of steak, NATTC's officers. Our investigation
park liench In bp had, HO someone and fried chicken in reveals that it is due to the
; Monday. Boxes are located In Ship's Service, the auditorium, turkey one
1- : and the War Bond office In Blttg-/ 500 annex. suggests they SKMU| thnlht I day, but wind and Irish apples goon I added responsibility in carryingmore
/ In jail!!!!! That's their '
6. Contestants and on.Please braid. Congratulations are
must name the hero give their name, rate,
barracks. and status (Ship's Company or student). Contest sponsored Iotor)'. What do you think? write soon and if you can in order (if you hurry you might
by Welfare Dept. and PRO I'. S.-We're just kidding. do it my division officer would like get a cigar) for Charles F. Ortman,

I'.f WHO IS THIS NAVAL HERO? IIEKE IS THE CLUE They finally found a room in a to have six cartons of cigarettes. Carl T. Russ, Robert F Guentter
private home, so every one
Your devoted son, Wyles B Bunch, James T. Jackson,
1. Although when he set out for Annapolis. and the U. S. I
was happy and we gather the HORACE THE TURTLE.that Byron L Kimball, Thomas L. ,
t Naval Academy, he declared, "Some day I am going to be an week-end was a success; anyway --- ----- --_._--.- Broadbent, Harold C. Wurl and
j Admiral" it wa only by mere circumstance that he became Calhoun: Cave and Riley ). Frank A. McBride, who made lieutenant .
I part of the :Navy rather than the Army He !sought a West Point are still talking about it. I Boys, relax. No longer will you and William H. Morton, Jr.,
.f: appointment/ failed, and successfully stood a competitive exam: NOISES NOISES NOISES have to think of a tactful way to Keith E. Neuneker and Everett
I ination for Annapolis. But long before that Ills grandfather, a we certainly have all kinds of'' tell your date her stocking seams D. :Milans, now lieutenants junior
I
, retired "lIooli an" living In Texas, had filled him full of the lore them, such as the kind Murphy are'crooked, or her slip shows. We grade.

I .f the sea with countless seafaring yarns lie stood well with makes when someone decides she really have those full-length mirrors I ---.----....-
I': hi,* class ef 1902 at the Naval Academy-stroked the Academycrew should hit the deck at some ungodly at last. They are wonderful, WEEKLY N'E.tTI1ERFORECAST
if ; but when he went on his shakedown" or maiden cruise hour in the middle of the and certainly appreciated if the
I showed a marked tendency to "mal de mer." lie mastered this, night; Brooks over the PA system; "ohs" and "ahs" can be countedas
t however, and after duty at a foreign shore station was assigned Lewis and Zimmer in laundry room proof. Sulphur and molasses season in

1 to his first command, the "Panay," a gunboat (' was the predecessor (by the way, that is a beautiful I Our poor MAA's are on their last the offing, short will replace
.f the Panay which was sunk by the Japs bark In 1931.I sound; If you don't believe) me, stretch, no fooling; all those cross- longles and before you know it you
I t come and listen some night to word puzzles they've been working I will be complaining about the heat.

Contest Entry Blank "Good-night Soldier.") ; Calhoun 'would drive anyone crazy but you -....-
: wishing she still had a leave coming I know who will get the blame "Dps that touch wine shall never
. instead of all\ ready gone. (If really isn't us at all. Why, I bet touch mine," declared the coed.

NAME OF HERO ..............-...........- ._........_................ ...... sound could be in Technicolor, the they even dream of puzzles. Well, And after she was graduated, she '.
. Northern Lights would bow their we can hope that some morning taught school for years and years

SIGNED ...J......_.,.._..RATE .... .._.._..._. .BKS.. ....._ heads in shame.) Oh, yes, then Scotty 'will be so interested in and years.
there is Momala and liabala racing dreaming about how to put one together --.,i.-iigr..-__

STATUS (Student or Ship's Co.) .... ... ._.... .. ._.___ for telephone to talk to Papala .she'll let us sleep at Jeast Do you throw butts on the deckat
(ask Waldron and Stober about five minutes after reveille. home?

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I Fourth Anniversary Heralded At NATTC Today :' I

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I Anniversary greetings are extended to all hands by Capt. J. BrLynch,-Commanding: (center) ; Comdr C. M. Jett, Executive Officer (left) and Lt. .

I Cot W. T. Evans, Commanding Marine Aviation Detachment (right).
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re Acey-Ducey ;; Training' Center Starts 5th NATTC Newsreel

[ M. A. D. I Needed Continued from Page Teni

1 Year .Of Operation Today i boys practice every day.
j Ramblingslly probably are plenty of 1 We'll have to stage a celebration
i (' experts floating I With four years of effective: training of enlisted and officer when Schuckrnan, AEMlc, lead

.rrrR DDt NATTC, but so far there : personnel: behind: it, Jacksonville Naval Air Technical mag Instructor, finally completesthat
aren't enough who have signed F4U model plane he's been
fly )'f('. Herb Johntton, the Center-wide tournament Tri\ihingC'ente.r today begins its fifth year of operation.
for Did
i working on so long. any-
Bosom buddies are Sgt!. (' is to start next .week. I During those four years, thousands I --- -- one locate a receptacle for A. A.
concentrated, and an Aviation
G. Robertson and James H. | the Welfare Depart- of men have been "Trainedfor :
i Natho to use for old'used razor
Storekeeper leaves the school
kr, Jr. Rumor has It that, sponsoring the contest, an- Victory" and trained to "Keep upon blades ? Who played the records
completion of the course well-in
marines, the boys that the deadline for 'em' Flying. The Center lists!
looming en- and said "march off" for the benefit -
formed not only in supply!
(In the order named} for the tournament had been ex .1 among its alumni, graduates from proce- '| of the students, while 01'
I dure, distribution methods,
f 16 air technical training schoolsor waysof I
and "after" pictures in the through Saturday, 17 Feb. : Pappy" Rush took his sojourn in
packing and storing for maximum
Atlas body-building: | the entries must be in by the other activities. Native homesof I protection, but with an intimate McCoombs! Ill ? Wave Betty
fft '.hollnd Robertson, who ) of that day. Entries should these men show that not only
; I j Christy Is taking a keen interestIn
knowledge of and acquaintance -
loose' from the Base! at least j In either to the Welfare has every state in the nation beenI instruments (aircraft) lately,
with, all aircraft parts.
very two or three months, or to barracks M. A.'s. I represented, but the Navy has extended and a certain instrument instructor -
recently he'd add a few | will be awarded winners international cooperationand I The largest unit at the Centeris is responsible.
to his somehatlp re frame; (' are enough entries. Just the "Good Neighbor" policyby the Aviation Electrician Mate I
way to do it, he figured, was i many'rounds of three out of throwing open its technical School. Aviation electricity has Maddux. AEM2c, lathe man in
)lets. of fresh bananas. So, 1 games will be played will be training and curriculum to stu- I developed rapidly in this war Unit 3's A&R section, gets woundup
dents representing European Al- |I that the Navy has found it nE'f'S.sary i
ing the moths out of his by the number of en in his work and really keeps
lies and nations to the South. and practicable to take stepsto !
the A KM wizard I "
preens
things "turning. If you want a
Into town, bought the '('\ I will take place in the "rec" | Although the total enrollment insure precise methods of handling little extra work done, just twist
amins and showed up at '" i of Barracks 1, 4, 9>, 14, 17 at the Center today is less than this subject. Men are his arm and he comes through likea
A. M with the avowed ; 'I 93. It was during the peak of training I'I trained at Jacksonville and are major. Ask him about the "king
the whole ) activity, there are still thousandsof sent to the Fleet rated as Aviation
fating bagfull I ---- iO-- bee" game.
sitting Fine, so far, but I Fire-School men and WAVES attached to'''I' Even Electrician before the Mates I i'|I At clean-up time in Unit 4, all
Wechsler spotted 'em while I NATTC under the command of I I commissioning of the ,tudE'nts'Ie for the job of
of the Naval Air Station In Octo-
' ertson was puttering f around Capt. J. B. Lynch, USNR, who
cleaning the office. Well, whowouldn't
; real, etc., and by the time Longer At Center came here in October of 1943. ber 1940 plans for were taking.nebulous --with a cute little num-
' shape the establishmentof
:. ertson finally got settled Bhfa'M I I Crash Fire Rescue School, I Because of the combination an.1 "Trade Schools" here which ber like blonde Shirley Wewer
. '' table, there were only the was set up at N'ATechTra- concentration of training programs later were designated as "Service gracing the place? ..Chief B, A.
le disposed of. "Ah, well' ," last October for the training a few of the schools which Schools." At that time only weeds I I I McKee Is spending his leave with
. 4 the long drink o' water, "I In the rescue of pilots formerly were a part of the Center and grass covered the expanse of his family in Little Rock, Ark. His
my philosophy; ; let the airplanes and combat I have been moved, their courses what Is today the Naval Air Tech brother who has just returned to
L have his fine physique.. airplane fires, completed its as- I being presented a; other centers nical Training Center Barracks, the States after four years of duty
, last week within the Naval Air Tt'chnicall| administrative and school build- in the Pacific theater, is also at
. How to carry even a simple' I I mobile units consisting of Training Command. However, ings were scarcely! on blue prints. home.
. i* a portion of his otherwise officer and six Sp (F1) left here while some have been transferred, Those plans: however, were rapidly I
j I I
rounded education Pvt. report to ABATU NAS St. otbeia have been established, and developed, and on February tlve Officer. Comdr. Jett early
t. "Le.ng has evidently long ; Mo., where each unit Is to today there are a dozen different 15, 1941,. the first class for Aviation last month succeeded Comdr. W.
tut as an impromptu 1 lyricist with two crash trucks I schools and technical training pro Machinist Mates was under' H: Cushing, who was Executive
, unparalleled and without peer. a trailer van to carry the nfoCI grams In progress here. j way Officer from November of 1942.
t ness the rotund gyrene's equipment before being dls- I| These ranged all the way from | Since that time there has been There have been three commanding -
r performance at the I I to eight separate avaition Crash: Fire and Rescue training, notable expansion. Shortly after officers at the Center. The
song-fest the other night first was Comdr. J, L. Cotten and
throughout the country which in modern Naval Aviation that first class was begun a Ma. ,
parodies flowed like wine, Crash Fire and Rescue in has become a highly specializedfield tine Aviation Detachment was established I the second, Ce>mdr. R. D. Higgin
present' agreed that "Shade ( to crash crews of sub' :Itself, to training in the operation with Lt Col. W,"* T, I\ -_. -
Old Apple Tree" was ; activities cf the ,various' and maintenance of automobile Evans in command. New schools j Keep the "tatl.-;clean.
t this.' Oh, how .long,.Long? !,I I pilots. Several I of the i were established, handicaps in "
, I II was the first Crash Fire schools! are "onlies," or "firsts," in !, teaching equipment and instruc- SPECIAL RADIO
Einstein's! theory of School set up by the Navy, i Naval Air Technical Training tionaf personnel were overcome, i!
, wee bit over cur G. I. head, I Idon't the majority of the men ,,(If-C't-, Scarcely a year ago, for instance, and the training of potential SHOW TONIGHT
hesitate to say for the 1 training were former fire an Aviation Storekeeper School Naval Alrcrewmen took on vast I The w enth )In the series of
that a dull cross-cut saw! I \ J was' established here proportions.In .
' XATTC broadcasts
,i I.( through the knottiest log I I .._,_ I Methods and requirements in addition to British, French, Victory," will ,be"TrainedFor devoted
1. world is rt'latlH'lyloft and I Club is growing! by 1f'flp8 and j I Aviation Supply and Slorekeeping I Uruguayan Brazilian and Cuban tonight to the fourth annlver1 -
i ing in comparison to the ", and even if you don't sleep I'i i are extremely peculiar in that students who have attended various ; I 1 wary \f\ thlll command. Capt
mented snoring of Pvt. 59. you are eligible to join. aviation has brought about a schools at NATTC a number Joseph( R. lynch, commanding
Shealey. Hard to ; I >ne- who resides within a u\- whole new system of of students from the Army officer, will and also
he's!! such! a quiet chap the of a mile and a half ia a pi tion, distribution, Air Forces have been instructedat Sailor, Marine speak anti Wave will a
I( two he stays awake each I member Just tear the os-I storing procedures. hansporta-I the Center. be heard. The time 1815 to
asleep that is the .noisiest' I tit two Cadillac! sedans' course! itself is! one of Currently, Comdr Charles M, I 1830 the station, WJAX.l5 .
;
Membership In the "h\llh them: in. Do it TODAY! ones! at the Center It highly Jett, USN, 1 II! serving! as Execu-



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Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 15 February, 1945




Defeat Local Boxers Avon f Chalk Up TwoOne lit. Rex Enright, Former Notre Dame "Great", .





Park FightersThe I Is New NATTC Physical Training Officer .


..

flashy NATTC boxing Orlando I Newcomer, Lt. Rex heavy-set Enright man, a soft-who
Army spoken,
team which has of
a quartet
..
has good part of his
spent
a ,
fresh Army scalps dangling
Quint Meets the athletic
life directing activities
from its untarnished belt is
,
of college lads is the
looking for new fields to con- Raiders HereA ,
new director of Physical


quer.The Navy fighters, who wal- de.luxe basketball Training Enright, at who NATTC.came here from

lopped the Avon Park Army Air tion is slated at the gym
Athens, Ga., Pre-Flight School, this
Base mitters here Monday night, when the Karow
morrow night week relieved Lt. Marty ,
are encountering r serious short- ly rated Orlando Army former Texas A. and M. coach, as
age of competition, and unless Officer. Karow
Physical Training
some kind-hearted fight teams invades the Center for a has received orders to the West

volunteer their services, it appears ing with NATTC's Coast.A .

that the local ringsters will haveto ing Air Raiders.It well-known and respected fig-

cool their heels for some time.A will be the first of a ure in the sporting world, Enrighthas .

number of challenges were set between the two clubs, a colorful background that

sent to leading service teams in Raiders being slated for a started with his football exploitsat

the southeast a few weeks ago, tilt with the Army cagers in J2w Notre Dame, under the great ,
and so far have been unproductive. lando next Tuesday. The t Knute Rockne, and continued with '

Challenges were sent this here will start at 2000. coaching positions at the Univer-

week to Miami Navy, Pensacola The Raiders broke even In sity of North Carolina, UniversityOf

Navy and the Cherry Point Ma- couple of duels last week, ; Georgia, University of South

rines.The classing the Camp Carolina, and the Naval Pre-Flight

NATTC boxers displayed Medics, 72 to 36, Friday night f School at Athens, Ga.

their high calibre Monday night, the gym, and toeing to Legendary stories of Notre,

putting on a classy exhibitionof of the mainstays of the speedy Municipal Airport five, Dame's famed Four Horsemen and

ring artistry to whitewash NATTC Air Raiders la Johnny to 56, there on 7 Feb. Seven Mules of the middle 1920's ,

Avon I'ark. Before a crowd of Blttner, former pro basketballstar. The loss ,to Municipal was draw no gasps of amazement from

over 2,000 roaring spectators at Johnny has been findingthe pered somewhat by the fact : Enright. He understudied Fullback
the auditorium, the NATTO basket with remarkable accuracy two NATTC regulars were -Lt. Ilex: Enright, a disciple of- Elmer Layden, one of the immortal

boys won all of the fire bouts in recent games. lie available for the tilt.. Woddy the great Knute Kockne and for- four, for two years, during whichhe

scheduled to record their second played two of ball wltfe dail was away on leave and mer South Carolina athletic director got in a lot of playing time, and
years pro
win against Avon and their the Morris Park quintet of Long Collins was unable to be and football coach Is the in 1925: he took over the spot on a

fourth victory without defeat Island and put in four successful because of his wife's illness. new Physical Training Officer at full-time basis and was selectedas

In the winter" campaign. seasons on the mound for the It was a fiercely fought NATTC. AU-Western fullback.

NATTC uchie/ed Its convincing Hollywood club of the Pacific however, and a real crowd Following his Notre Dame career -

triumph with two TKO's and three Coast League. The teams battled along at a Tournament Enright played regular full-
decisions. In the feature bout, rific pace and on even terms i Cage back for the Green Bay Packersfor

A! Sinibaldi, former New Eng- the last quarter when two years and then took up

land light-heavyweight titleholder, Lifts Voice In Song Liberators forged ahead. Listed the coaching reins as assistant
more than four points Pairings football anti basketball mentorat

But No Results With Good Results the teams until near the end of North Carolina.

fray. The Liberators led at Twenty-seven cage teams all After three years at Chapel Hill,
Challenges sent by NATTC Carl Weintraub SpA)2c( ) re- half, 31 to 30. hopefully eyeing the NATTC he accepted a position at Georgia,

to the Parris Island Marines and cently and auspiciously lifted his The main factor in the have entered the where he was head basketball and
voice in song, and as a result, received championship,
Charleston Coast Guardsmen loss was the sensational Center basketball football backfield coach for eight
Training open ,
han evoked replies but no re a bottle of rare champagnewith of Jock Grustacques, former tournament, which will get under-I years, during which he had notable
which to bathe his vocal
sults. gon State eager who rang a way next Monday evening at the success with his grid speedsters,
Parris Island's team has been chords. of 27 points. He received who scored five consecutive vic-
disbanded but the On leave a couple of weeks ago of gym. tories over Yale, and his cage
temporarily help from Tom Lesko, who Pairings have been made, and
Marines hope to be able to meet in the golden city of Miami, Wein- counted for 18 points round tilts will be waged teams, who won two conference
the Frolics at opening
traub took in Club
NATTC "In championships.In .
the future. 'I Johnny nittner kept
Tuesday and Wednesday
Charleston's team, It seems, which the famed maestro Jimmy in the game with 10 Monday League, play officially winds 1939, he transferred to South
nights.
now Is In the process of being Dorsey was holding forth. I' field goals and a couple of up this week, allowing all quints a Carolina as athletic director and

formed, but is not yet ready for During the program Jimmy an- shots for a nifty 22-poInt brief breathing spell before plung- head grid coach, and proceeded to
nounced a singing contest wouldbe Jim pull the Gamecocks out of the foot-
matches. Ellor pivoted for 15, .
into competition.The
held. Weintraub, along with a ing tourney .
Herb Husvar collected nine ball doldrums and win the unstinted
will be
tournament governedby
tremendous soldier, marine and WAVE, en- of South Carolina fol-
overcame physical fore he fouled out in the rule. praise
the double elimination ,
tered. The NATTC lad rendered
disadvantages to decision Soldier quarter. lowers.

Leon Murray. Sinibaldi, who "There'll Never Be Another You," The Raiders bounded b a Pairings follow 1700: AOO Instructorsof Enright guided the previously

stands five feet, nine, and weighs was proclaimed a second Sinatraby strongly aganist the Monday, impotent Gamecocks to six vic-
184, spotted his foe seven inchesin the enthralled audience, won Medics to chalk their the Ship's Company League vs. tories against four defeats the first
up Bks. 26 of the AEM League; .1800,
height several inches reach and first place and the prize of a bub- score of the season. The locals Advanced Ordnance of the School year and strangely enough, it was

38 pounds. It was a close deci- bly bottle of champagne. up a 36-11 halftime lead and l'I League vs. Bks. 18 (AEM); 1900, two of those defeats which re- .
sion, but the verdict clearly belonged Weintraub had some singing ex- ed out. AEM- vealed that Carolina grid fortunes
School) vs.
to Sinibaldi, who waded perience before entering the Navy, Tex Washington was hot with Unit Commissary 4 (Ship's( Co.); 2000, Bks. 58 were on the way up. The spirited
his but not as a professional. He for- Gamecocks of
Into huge opponent and piledup points, while came out the
Co. .
: (AEM) vs. Police (Ship's )
with merly vocalized with the JumpingJax Bier "breather" classification when
points powerful body again to notch 16. and Tuesday, 1700 Aircraft TurretShip's they
blows. N.A.S. orchestra. With limited the undefeated
lins each added 12 Husvar i Duquesne
( Co.) vs. Bks. 21 (School); '
TKO's were scored by Billy Ra- Weintraub in Miami was Hal Ab- eight and Bob eleven to a one-point victory and
Reynolds 1800 Bks. 16 (AEM) vs. Bks. 60
moth, 157: and Danny Rosati, 160, bott, also a specialist in the Guard McWeish was the s (School, ); 1900, Marines (School) held the Fordham Ram powerhouseto

both of whom displayed crunch- NATTC Physical Training Depart- show for the Medics with 21 vs. Bks. 19 (AEM); 2000, Bks. a 13-0 decision.It .
ment. was in 1941 that
ing punching ability.A Enrightgained
-i-! 2 (School) vs. Dispensary (Ship'sCo.
his
right cross flush on the outstanding success.
.).
button set up Ramoth's kill as OFFICERS'TbWLING His team won seven game, lost
Wednesday (time not an-
Take in station.
pride your two and tied
he dumped Soldier Gall Scott, nounced), Cooks and Bakers one that year and
163: In 50 seconds of the second Team \V, was unbeaten and once-tied in
round. Ramoth scored a clean Sayer, 164, while Dedmon openedthe Av. tire Control 27 (School) vs. Bks. 61 (School); Southern Conference'! play to
team matches by defeating Phy. Trng. & Vi el. 22 Master-at-Arms (Ship's Co.) vs.
knockout, but It was ruled a Ordnance 22 take second place behind Duke's
Bks. 57 (AEM) Bks. 17 (AEM)
Leo Montenaro ;
TKO when the towel was tossedIn 136 staging a sec- Tech. Training 20 Rose Bowl eleven.
ond round rally that had Mon- AEM 16 vs. Bks. 6 (School). His success rewarded
as Scott went down. was at the
tenaro Dispensary 10 : Five teams, Welfare (AEM),
hanging on. '
end of the 41
Rosati was much too good for season when South
Disb.-
AEM-Unit I 5 (Ship's Co.),
Soldier Dick Donahue, 164. He Four preliminary bouts were Last Week's Results Carolina alumni presented him
dumped the soldier for a nine put on by NATTC sailors, the best AEM 761 748 747- Tch. Trap. (Ship's Co.), Av. Fire 20 with a classy Chrysler. "It was a
of which duel Av. Fire Control 791 679 799- Control (Ship's Co.), and Bks. "
free-slugging
., count early in the second round was a timely gift, smiled Enright.
(Result AEM drew first round
of postponed match). ( ) byes.
and followed through with a lefta between John LaBlank, 178, and Results of last week's play "Shortly afterward automobilesales
1 two battering rights to endit Jebb Petty, 178. LaBlank won a Av. Fire Control 883 762 792- determine were frozen."
in :53 seconds of the second. wide decision. In the other bouts, Phy. Trng & \Vel.' 718 759 681- failed to of the three a championIn NATTO In 1943 Enright entered the

Decisions were won by Alabama Reg Baker, 144, defeated Bob AEM 6T6 716 748- leagues.any In the School loop, Navy. He received his indoctrination

Dubose, 170, and Charlie Dedmon, Evans, 142; Freddie McDermott, Dispensary 701 791 690- which wound Its Ilk at'Chapel Hill, N. C, and went
season, *
135: over rugged opponents. Du- 170, outpointed Tony Brancy, 163, Tech. -- 60 defeated Advanced up Ordnance, .to Athens Pre-Flight, where he'

bose took the third and match and Andy Anderson 160, decl- Ordnance Trng 661 775 720 827 742 816-- 27 to 11, to deadlock the two discovered he still was holding the

: clinching bout by outpointing Al sioned Erv Hill, 153. I clubs at the top of the league coaching reins. His Navy gridders '
High Karow
game Phy. Trng that season recorded six
victories
... .. .. ._.. ..-. _. .. "' Wel., 208. High series, Ritchie, and necessitate a plajoff. In seven game defeating; North
> 511 In the Ship's Co. circuit, the -
;' Carolina
-"'!,- '- with Pre-Flight, Tulane and
AEM-Unit I 5 quint is out front
: L .
,. ,. other outstanding elevens while ,
4 eight wins against no defeats, fol- I
Basketball losing only to Georgia Tech's
lowed by the AOO Instructors with Bowl team. Sugar
f and
seven one.
In 1911 Enright
to
changed the
Standings Bks. 17 and Bks 26 a.e tied up
Military
Department at
rL in the AEM League, each boasting GeorgIal'reF'Ught
Shll"s Co. League victories In eight games. and remained thereIn
that
rapacity until he
reportedto
Team- W. Last week's results follow:
NATTC last week.
AEM-UnJt 3 8 Ship's Co.-AEM-Unit 5, 37; The
AOO Instructors 7 I new Physical Training Offi-
4s 22 Police 30 Master-
Aircraft Turret 6 Dispensary, ; ; cer started his at
AEM-UnJt 4 6 at-Arms, 24; AOO Instructors, 46; III. career RockTord ,.
I High School
where
Police 4 Disb-Tech. Trng, 15; AEM-Unit he was an
I
Dlsb.-Tech. Trng 3 all-state football and basketball
Master-at-Arm. 2 4.27; Aircraft,Turret 19; Av Fire I player. He is on leave of absence
s F : .r 2 Control won by forfeit over Av.
from
k :prrtontrol( Storekeepers. South Carolina and intends

Av Storekeepers 0 to return there after the,war.
School 61 Bks.,
-Commissary; ;
Enright has been
ARM: eague' 61, 25; Bks 6, 32; Cooks and Bak- of the associated with
Team- W ers. 6; Marines, 36 Bks. 2, 26; Bks. many nation's top-flight
1 & Bks 17 7 27; ,Advanced Ordnance, 11. mentors and has coached many famous -
Bks 26 athletes.
7 He already has
26 34
; L Bks 57 !5 AEM-Bks. 20, 16; Bks. ; found one of his
former
Bks 19 !5 58, 28; Bks. 21, 29; Bks. 16, "opponents" .
like 18 4 ; Bks. 19 27; Bks. 18. 22; Bks. I at NATTC, Lt. Ccmdr. Robert

Bks 58 4 won by forfeit over Welfare. I Blythe, Superintendent of
Hks 21 4 Training .
Bks 16 2 Playing outstanding ball last "Blythe was at Northwestern
Bks 20 2 while furthering the cham- when I was at Notre

Welfare 0 pionship hopes of their respective Dame, Enright recalled, "and I
played against him in basketballand
:';(.lIooll..agu... were Tenequer of Bks. 60. football."
Team,. W I I. x and Herman of Bks. 17,
Av Ordnance G of Bks. 26, Comfort of Before leaving for his new
13ks 60 ((0r1.) 6 5, and Power and Bur- duties, Lt Karow expressed his f,
Marines 5
2 CommlAAary 4 of the AOO Instructors. Tene appreciation for the fine coopera-i!

1n ..w+r. Bks 2 (Turret) 3. collected 11 points; Maddox, tlon he received from all officer'
I Rica 6 (Auto Pilot 3 ; Herman, 10; Graham 19; Com in-charge of the various ,depart-,
She's got what It takes. That's Ava Gardner (above), Hollywood Bk.81 (Fire o.ntro1' 1
Screen!' star who will Appear In the film, "The Harvey GirU," f Cooks Bakel's 0 ,. 14; Power, 17, and Burton 13. ments at NATTC