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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 8, 1945
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VOL 2, No 52 8 March. 1945 ,

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An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command ''J


V. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDANov. J'



I i's Not a Mirage Red Cross Drive 1


ov Gets Support Of

II, 1910-The Nail t
LuftwaTfe, sweeping In wave

after wave over the English 4 2 Station UnitsEvery l'
countryside, dumped 400 tons
of bombs on the British city of
Coventry, wrecking: shops, Indication That
homes, hospitals and cathedrals -
and causing hundreds of Fund Raising Campaign ,

Chilian casualties. Is Gaining Momentum 'j

On the opening of the second 1
Vice Admiral A. week of the 1945 War Fund Cam'J

paign of the American Red ,rQ
two units have already reported '".
B. Cook Awarded 100 per cent participation. Over '
S the top have gone the Instructors' ,
School and the Station Ration :
Legion of MeritVice Panel.
Indications were that the drive '

Admiral Arthur B. Cook, was rapidly gaining momentum
USN (Ret.), first Chief of Naval throughout the station, but it is ..
.' Air Operational Training, has been too early yet to make any predictions "
awarded the Legion of Merit for on the outcome. The War "
f "exceptionally meritorious conduct Fund Campaign for 1945 here at
- In the performance of outstanding ANtw NAS Jacksonville has not been :A
services to the Government of the' given a specific quota or goal but
r United States" while on duty at it is hoped that everyone will donate

t the Jacksonville Naval Air Station generously to this organization !
f from May 6, 1942 to August 23, of mercy. Solicitation, in accordance
" 1943.. it was announced today. with the expressed wish i\\
F According to his citation, Admiral of Secretary of the Navy James '1
Cook while serving as NAO- Forrestal, will be limited to officers
TC chief, "relieved commanders engaged and civilian employees. En.
in combat operations of a listed personnel are welcome, of
major responsibility and released t AtTa W t" course, to contribute to the fund. i

certain carriers and much other I This row of Hawaiian cutles, the Aloha llalds.111 be featured with Ray Kinney and His Musical Division officers will handle the solicitation ,
important equipment and" facilitiesfor I Ambassadors to the Mainland at a gala ship's dance tonight at the Maltislde Auditorium. "The Idol in their respective divisions ,
combat operations, and "was of the Islands" and his orchestra present native and American dance music and thrilling South Sea and turn all collections direct. \
instrumental in planning and developing dances in a combination floor show and dance from 2030 to 2400. It promises to be one of the outstanding ly over to the Red Cross office
new air stations and con events on the entertainment calendar. Don't miss It: here.The
verting two ships for carrier qualifications work of the Red Cross is, ,
on the Great Lakes." almost too varied! and widespreadto 0\,

The outstanding success with A and R Steps Up CAA Takes Sober View summarize. In wartime muchof
which this responsibility was discharged a Its work Is concerned soil //
," the ,citation said "is i with the men and women in the

attested by the large number of Activity During Post-War Jobs In Aviation ? armed forces. The field directors
pilots graduated from the operational and the girls with the famed
I training command without I. "Clubmoblles" both are of inestimable
sacrifice in the quality of train. Month FebruaryDue i I By Camp >ewipiprr Service value I n building and

Lug" youngest Red There will be Jobs for veteransin maintaining the, morale of GI's.
Red Cross Clubs
vhle. to the increasing effort put post-war aviation after the operating overseas
forth by the personnel in the Assembly Cross MemberThe shooting ceases, but "the industry are a welcome haven to
at the U. S. Naval Hospital, Brook- and cannot possibly maintain fighting men and women with
Repair department, reconditioned employment
lyn, N. Y. Since leaving Jackson airplanes and enginesare Jax Air News has just approaching the present time on their hands In a strange
ville he has also served as commandant moving off the assembly linesin discovered the youngest contrib level." land. Stories pouring back from
of the Tenth Naval District the fighting fronts tell of lib.
utor and member of the American
increasing numbers it has been That is the opinion of responsible -
and commander of the Caribbean erated prisoners of
announced by A and R officials. Red Cross. officials of the Civil Aeronautics war declaring
Sea Frontier, with headquarters In She's Joan Elizabeth that without the precious Red
Blgley, Administration who have
Overhaul has surveyed
Engine Division
San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cross! packages they received,
and she was just 17 hours old the field.
His Included succeeded in not only bettering they would not have
other assignments have when her been able to
January's production of overhauled proud pappa Raymond We have a $20,000,000,000 an- survive
tours of commanding
duty as
aircraft engines, but they have exceeded E. Blgley SSML)3c: ( turned in nual aviation manufacturing industry Red Cross
officer of the USS Langley and a one dollar contribution in her service on the horn
the schedule set down by today. Some sources say we front has
the old USS Lexington, assistant expanded in leaps and
chief and later chief of the Navy the Bureau of Aeronautics by 47 ship name card.and received her memb- will be lucky to have 2% of that bounds, too, since the outbreak of -
engines during the month of February operating in peacetime. That
Over
Department Bureau of Aeronauticsand war. ten million pints of blood
Baby Joan was born at tlrfDependants' -- would \
mean a $400,000,000 industry
chief of staff to the Commander Unit of the Naval have been obtained, countless mil.
of Aircraft U. S. Security reasons preclude the employing 50,000 persons. J. lions of surgical
Squadrons, dressings have
Hospital here at 1522 Sunday A. chairman
disclosure of the numbers of en- Krug of the War Pro been
Fleet Battle Force. prepared for
gines overhauled during February, Her parents are from Latrobe, duction Board, estimates only :5% front-line use,
The NAOTC nurse's aides have
was organized un Pa, been trained,
to 10% of
today's industry will
but an increase of 17.6 cent in
der Admiral Cook In May, 1912 per victims of domestic diseases have
survive.
"to coordinate all operational major overhauls, exceeding the been cared for and aided and warm
training activities of the Navy, schedule set down by the Bureau Captain Michael Manufacture of private planes garments for destitute civilians in
and to provide pre-combat instruction by 23.5 per cent, has been recorded. will comprise the major portion of war-torn countries have been made
for aviators and air "All hands in the Engine Overhaul our post-war aviation Industry.We and shipped.
Division are to be commended for had 25,000 in 1941. An average Even
ne"menin order that they may Alameda Skipper more Important to service-
their success in the production of of predictions from 7 responsible
be sent out fit for Fleet duty. men and women stationed here is
aircraft engines," it was stated. sources indicates we will have the
work
Under Admiral Cook's leader of the Red Cross In veri-
J. Michael about 210,700 within :5 to 10
Captain Stanley ,
years
the NAOTC Although the output of reconditioned lying emergencies and
ship was greatly expanded facilitating
Commanding Officer at this Station after the war.
airplanes cannot
and eight new Naval Air com from February, 1943, until 11 There are, however some Important the obtaining emergency leaves,
pare with the production of
engines and
its
stations were commissioned. He granting of financial aid in ..,
the same was slatedto variables, which
Sept. year may .
it Is reported as steadily such
was relieved by Rear Admiral A emergencies.
assume duties as the skipperat knock these estimates into a
C. McFall in August, 1913. On the Increasing each month. During Persons desiring to contribute to
the month of the U. S. Naval Air Station, cocked hat. One is the helicopter,
occasion of his detachment from February an Increase this cause and who have
of 11.5 Alameda, Calif. on or about which the CAA says "is develop- not been
I Jacksonville, Admiral Cook said: chalked hip>> in overhauled per cent, modified was. Much 1, according to the Feb ing fast." Another is the always division contacted are urged to see their.. "
"I take officers.
great pride in the accomplishments
ruary 23 edition of THE CARRIER possible development of an entirely -
or repaired airplanes, as
of the officers and kind of --"= -
Alameda station newspaper new plane so useful thatit
compared to the month of January
men of this Command. The results
will be manufactured in quanti- Former Jax WAVE
Is
you have achieved have been most After leaving Jacksonville, t" and sold at popular prices. i
encouraging. You have entered into In the overhauling of fighter Neither of these "in to- Now
Capt. Michael returned to sea in are sight At Pearl Harbor i
type aircraft the
this task with a spirit and energy during month of command of the USS Nassau and day for the near future," CAA .
February an increase of 62.5: Lt. Ellen V. Littlejohn
per USNR,
possibly unsurpassed in
any served in that capacity until 15: men say.
land-based Naval cent was recorded, as compared to As for commercial (W-R) is the Women's Reserve
activity. April, 1944, when he assumed the airlines,
*"2i- n __ January output. I command of the USS Cabot. CAA officials say "it is evident, Representative aboard the U. S
Interim Overhaul Division has Upon assuming command at and airline officials emphasize this, Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor,
Nazi, Disguised As constantly met the Bureau schedule Alameda, Capt. Michael was to that the airlines will not be big according to The Ford Islander '
Yank Makes Error for overhauling of patrol planes have become a Commodore ac- employers of labor after the war." I station paper. Beneath a cut of Lt. rI
each month. The last overhaul job cording to the paper. Before the war, there were approximately Littlejohn in the February issue i
France (CNS-A Nazi soldier scheduled on this type was com Capt. Michael is married to the 350 airline planes i n The Ford Islander said, "Lt. Little ,,;
disguised as a GI slipped within pleted by A and R last month, and former Katherine Mary Murphyof continuous operation. These required I John has served aboard NAS, Pa-
the American lines to disrupt com they are now overhauling other Washington D. C., and until recently about 3 crews and an estimated tuxent River, Md., NAS Jacksonville t
munications. Once inside, however, types. they made their home at 23 people on the ground for Fla., and NAS Willowgrove, .
he changed his mind and surrendered According to the daily produc- 6127 Utah Ave.. NW Washington, each plane t_ fleet of 1000 DC3s:! Pa. Her home is in Chicago where '
to the first American ser Continued on Page Seven D. C. Continued on Page Seven she spent several years in Public k
geant he met. Relations and Consumer Research
"I'm a German," he said. for radio stations." j

"So am I,""the' sergeant replied Total Eclipse Of The Sun Will Occur 9 JulyThe ._. .,,.
"you traitor..
Real GIs found them a few min.e" first total eclipse of the sun to be ,1,lble In the United States since 193? will occur on Ked Pepper Vodka >t

utes later wrestling in the snow. July 0, 19I.1. according) to the U.S. Naval Observatory. The direct path of total eclipse will start Top Toast at Yalta .
T near Boise, Idaho and pass across Butte Mont It"111 then swing across Canada and Greenland,
through the Scandinavian Peninsula, across Russia near Moscow, and will end In Russian Tur Washington (CNS)-"How's the "
Officers Invited To kestan. vodka?" reporters asked WMB Director .

Dance Saturday Nite Except within the narrow path of totality the eclipse will appear!' as partial throughout all James F, Byrnes on hit rev .
of the United States In the eastern part of the country. the eclipse will begin soon after sunrise! turn from the Big 3 meeting at
Officers are invited to a dance and will end before the middle of the morning; at maximum eclipse, about half of the sun will be Yalta. "It's new corn," he replied &
given by Panhellenic and;, the Jun. covered by the moon. In the western! states' the ,nun will rise more or less eclipsed and the maximum with a smile. Mr Byrnes then add. '
ior Woman's Club on Saturday, 10 eclipse! will be greater ed that there ta a brand of vodka t

March. This dance will I be 'given There have been *K: previous eclipses of the sun visible In the, United States since the beginning which contains red pepper, "And
at the Woman's Club, corner,River* of this century, and according to present calculations, there will be six: more In this century boys, that has authority; he saldt I
side Ave.' and Post St., from 2100 after this year.' "When they toast in. that, it has /
until 2400. strong language,"
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Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 March 1945



_ Capt. O'Malley Decorates Duo MY BROTHERThe ; Comdr. Hatcher Gets Award II

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followlnc/ poem was written __- -.. ...--" ,"""' __... ____" ._ .1 .,
i by 14'.'f'tIr-<<)ld boy who )lost a
t N 1 brother In France, He bus other
brothers In the nervlre. one of
whom U located<< on this Station

4s.yC
Who answered the call when l h 1
came of age .
Who entered into a new life slag! <
r Who, left his mother with tears I in
her eyes
Who] left his home with sad good-
bye
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w My Brother--My Brother


Who drilled in the hot sun each

w t a i day
Who was working and sweating
on a soldier's pay
Who went to bed every nigh! ,
thinking of home

Who was homesick and all alone 4 4I
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: My Brother--My Brother


Who finally finished his training I a
good soldier
Who stood with other men, shoulder
to shoulder
Who finally left his home so sore
Who then landed on England's
shore

My Brother-My Brother. .'
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'Who trained for tine great day .......
Who trained in arid out of the! t Captain II S. Duckworth deputy Chief of Naval Air Operational
rocky bay Training, pins'" Legion: of Merit medal on Commander Martin T.

f .....ot' ,$ Who trained so hard as a soldier Hatcher in ceremony at Air Station.
J+zo.t> should -

Sergeant Ofland n, Parker, I'SMCK, and darence TiUrnanttrwim Who would do the Job as best he! Do Not Delay Tomorrow
I'harmacKt'fl male third class, pone with Captain John J. could. -
O'Malley.] commanding officer following decoration during personnel My Brother-,My Brother, I

Inspection last Saturday at the 11.1 S. Naval lloxpital.Sjft. May Be Too Late And A
: Parker M>II of Mr. and Mrs. 31. II, Parker of Tallahassee, Who on D-Day landed there
18., m-ehecl the Purple Heart for Bounds Mi-ttalned at Safari In Who was biting his nails and say

J"I ly, 1044. He i 1. :HI nears old and has been In the Marine Corps forrevcn ing a prayer, Loved One Will Suffer
"'i.Orooms. Who was one of the first to landon
I the sand
Mm of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. (ironm* of Plant City'I Kla, ,
received the Bronze Star for heroic action on Guam. He is 20 jearsvf : Who was stand one of the best who can I When you signed up for your National rvice? Life Insurance -

age and has been In the Navy for 27 month I My Brother-- M)' Brother. policy! you named someone to horn the mne'oulrl)
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go in the event something happened to :you. This person,

Who, somewhere' along the road ; known as the beneficiary, was either your wife, child, mother
What Are We For?
Fighting Who had paid to the extreme price _tnthor___ _'n' Virnlhoinr_. __n _. __ _victor__ ., Rinrp YOU first hniifrht your insnr.
Join his Lord ChI'l'ItWho !' '
ance, conditions may have changed: ,
is somewhew now under the
Here's Plain Answer From I ground necessitating: the naming: of a different

Who is silent not making: a sound, Chillingworth Is beneficiary Perhaps you
have married, or been divorced. Or
One Who Is Facing Danger' !j My Brotht'r-M Brother. pei haps the beneficiary you named
Detached has died.!
Who is down under' the earth ; StanlyIs
Who will hear no mOle laughter Maybe you have taken' caie ofI
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What a man Ihink ntxiul( when -
no more mirth. the change; maybe you haven't.You .
t>r in In a spot where death. may hr i I
bin fate lit *n) moment? M bat Legion
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th !><>) hn are *% think wr home changed to show your new dependency -
.,. fighting for? Mr helieie the following Who and wentto
is perhaps
now lonesome and all of the Jacksonville Naval you
letter writm
I. Franee, adeqnatrl.v.by ant a joitm*>r. tin m IIIiDmfion n Awarded Comdr. i alone, Air Station yesterday announced the war bond office and had
In plain and simple lan My Brother-My Brother your: Wife added as co-owner or
guage. The )Irl/er nan written In the detachment of Comdr. C. E. I beneficiary of your war bonds But

tli N..*.y!><>man,'. mother on Ihi., !aid station the .father...hmill.dIt a Martin T. Hatcher But my brother did not die in vain Chillingworth. prominent Florida did you change your insurance \beneficiary .

I. the JA\: AIR J\t.\' for iayore .1 Because of rulers who are insane jurist, who has served as legal officer ? The Insurance Office
It the. paper might denlre (. makeof I Others carry on from where h* fell' on the Naval Air Operational knows that a lot of you have not,
Commander Martin T. Hatcher Fighting and blasting the Germans because every day It gets letters
Command
Training staff since i
France Jan. 13, 1945 !
USN, torpedo bomber type: training I to hell June from wives saying they know that
4:00: A.M. 1942, He will be succeededby
Dear Mom: officer' for the Naval l Air Operational j| You are gone: my brother, but not Lt. W. A. Slant)', of Jackson their husbands wanted them to
Training Command, with i forgotten ville.' pet! the benefits of their Insurance.
I am now pulling my shift on headquarters at the Jacksonville i With your stout body and a head I II They submit letters proving exact.ly .
the radio and in the early momingover : Naval Air Station, recently' received I of hair like cotton I i I Commander Chillingwoith, now what he insured' intentionswere

here it is very strange.I I the Legion of Merit medal : We'll never forget the things on leave of absence but that Isn't enough! the
am in a house a couple of miles for outstanding service' as commanding you've done from his change must be recorded on proper -
hour the front lines. I can hear officer of a torpedo For helping run evil from under post as Judge of forms with the Veterans Admin.
thf artillery going off and from squadron operating in the Marshall the sun. the Fifth Judicial istration.Let's) .
inside it sounds like thunder i oaring : Islands ; Circuit of take the case of Tom

t continuously all night long, and \ The award was made by Captain Dear brother' we know in spirit Florida, will receive w Jones S2c. That isn't his name,
if you go outside you can hear H. S. Duckworth, deputy' chief of i| you're listening!' a new assignment but It will serve to illustrate our
trucks driving around but can't see Naval Air Operational Training::, j i We know :you'll be here for victor- o u t point. Tom got married a yearor
them except when the big guns: go during: a brief ceremony. The citation I' christening side of the continenta so after he entered t the service.
riff and then you can see everything : "for exceptionally' meritori- i j Too bad you didn't see' it while you ) limits He did! everything; the Navy required -
around you because at nightit ous conduct" while in command of I' lived.Because of the United of him regarding his
is Just like a ]lightning i storm. Torpedo Squadron 23, was signedby of the sacrifice you had States. While, on changed! /: dependency; made out his

Every once in a while you can Vice Admiral J, S. McCain, I to give' ': duty in_Jark'eonville. allotment to his wife; made hfr
hear a rooster crow, or a cow let I commander Second Carrier Task I' Commander cniuingwortnreceived /: beneficiary of his war bonds.! He.
rut a very low moo, and once, the Your other 4 brothers will carryon a piomoti6n from lieuten- thought he was all set I'nfor-

baby in the house where we are ,: we 'boshad;: Joe's tlft.-5ailbot I for you |lant commander In January, 1C43, tunately, Tom made the supreme
Ptayir/g, cried for of The two in khaki and the two in sacrifice, and his' dependent wife
/ a couple min ; and how we lost it. I and was awarded the Naval Reserve ,
utes.U. I The patties, and j Just family blue, Medal with Bronze Star for who meanwhile had youngster: !' ,
Let's all hope no more drop) cut on and to whom he had written when
Is'U3' strange( indeed to hear gatherings around home, those ate I 20 years: distinguished: Naval serv
these two, so very different sounds, some of the things you remember the way.We'll h'e'ln July, 11M4. he shipped out that she was the
all to be there'
Bounding, off toethf'r.Also try on'idor3' beneficiary of his government life>
:
,: while here. Other
over things arethe
day.That's I During the piesent' n a 11 i ton a 1 1frrteigency
in the insurance, filed a claim with the
early mornlns.like: ( times when I was sick and you I all My Brother. the commander has also Veterans '
this you get: plenty of time to were the doctor. The times! I was -- ------- had duty as Naval liaison officer Administration.
think, you think of the friends you hurt, both\ physically and mentally, Force, Pacific Fleet. "He led his on the staff of the Florida State \I' To her dismay, the Veterans' Administration -
have known and the things: you those times also you were the doc- advised her that they
I Selective Service Director, and as
squadron on numerous flight, the .
have clone. tor. records showed that someone. else
I \ a legal officer for the Sixth and
It makes! me think of the time [ There are times that you and I citation, read by Capt. Duckworth, Seventh Naval DI tllds. He' servedin was the beneficiary. She produced
Billy and I went up to the farm. would sit down and play cards and I pointed out "displaying outstanding World War I as an enlisted letters from Tom to show what
The time Joe hit my head againstthe the times I was on furloughs!, also his intentions were, but it was' too
leadership on each of theme' occasions man, later earring a promotion! to
ld post on the f81 m. the things did before I late No change could be mad
we .
came enabling his squadron! to ,, En ign. He is a native of West,
The time Lobo hit Nick and the into the Army. I II make highly successful attacks and Palm Beach. II i iI after the insured death Insteadof '
hard time you had getting Nick I know that I have hurt getting around $115 a month
I you return to base without loss or Injury |I
Lieutenant Stanly entered the
cm which she and Tom, Jr., could
find
I remember how
up. Uncle times in Mom "
many many; way to single .
a pilot
Naval service in October 1942
Gus! was only half shaved' when he but at the time I did not realize it, and have )lived, she lost out rn his!
took Nick to town that day. I do now It Bari also noted that CoiiMlr. has had duty at the Naval Air insurance'! to the tune of 56.10 a
I Hatcher ,.t'f\.d an air coordinator Station, DeLand, and on the' NA- month.
It still doesn't' seem to me that | There are things: that you would
for carrier based strikes in OTC staff. His permanent' home is I
such people as Uncle Gus and other not let' me have, places you would I How do you suppose Tom would
are riead, because!' I lemember not let me' go, and things( that you !: support of landing operationsflying 1745 Challen Ave.. Jacksonville. have felt about that had he-
them so well as to things we did would not let me do but after lookIng I i I for "prolonged IN'rhltl' at Both Commander Chillingwoithand : known ? _

together and it seems that this i Is back I can now see reasons!' I low allltmleH pier enemy |>oilioni .- Lieutenant Stanly lereivcd j I If there has been any reason!' for
aid ((41 their I.LB from.
furnishing our am.phlbinu" degrees the University -
Just a nightmare and all of those for these different feelings ft yours you to change the beneficiary in
forces needed and of Florida
other things will be done again, and I can also see that you were an your life insurance!' policy and you
maybe not with Uncle Gus, but I j always right. thud contributing. greatly; totheir I I 5-- '-*: 5- haven't done it by written application
with other people that are like i You know Mom, you and Dad "success to the Veterans Adminiftra
him, maybe because they have his! have done many things: in life that Comdr. Hatcher' is the son of Uncle of U. S. hooey ,, lion step in at the Insurance Office .
spirit. I we children) can never do but If I I Mr and Mrs E. C. Hatcher of Bedford i building 3HA, without delay.'
I remember other, things too. In can just be as happily married as Va. His wife', the former' A German GeneralFt. It will take' you but a few minutes.'

Cuba for instance, when we would I l long; as you and Dad have been and I Lit-tle Knwc. Ky. (CNSt! Lt 'Wolf I And by the way if you are carrying -
go horseback riding and end it witha mice my children with the judg- ., !' von Otterstedt. who" received his ,: : any civilian' insurance, the
picnic up at Camanera. When : mtnt that you and Dad have shown ter, make their home at the present gold bars here after completing the I same thing is true. Write your
Dad would gig the sea urchins and give them memories such as in Jacksonville. Armored Officers School l couise, agent: or company and tell them I.
;' around the dock so we could go ,I1 t have now I will then consider I Graduating from the Naval' has! an uncle who is a general in you want to make a change of

swimming *. I i i myself as having done, tumethitig Academy in 1035: Comdr Hatcher the German Army. His father, beneficiary. They will send you
... There are also; the times when j worthwhile. I" went on to get his wings from when last heard (torn in 1942, wasa the. necessary forms But don't
we boys would go: fishing out in I I I Many ptopJf'a'e], given many Pensacola in 11-38. He had! fluty German captain, He has a biothcr wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow
,
Jhe bay, the day that Joe and reasons for fighting this war but, I on a number of carriers before in the British Sth Army and his may be too late.
went out in Uncle DOC'B skiff Mom, these are the reasons I am forming Torpedo Squadron 23 in mother is a Fled Cios.i nurse. An ----- --

j caught; a tub full of fish. fighting. November, 1942 He was in command / London He fled Germany in lt>38 Kansju-City' (CNS)--While Ernie
There are the times I used: ( JJ Hoping to hear: from younoon/ of that squadron, in the Pacific I and tried to enlist in the U S, Mehl was attending movie

have >ny dark room out in the shed; and often. frern AugiiPt> 194x, until late I Army in )f140. It was 1043 before someone broke Into his automobile

Jn the back yard, the paper routes pour son in 1W4. he was able to get, Jn., I and dole nothing but a dog bone.Page .

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8 March. 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three 1



Know Your Males That March 15th I Rehabilitation Activities At The Naval Hospital .


Here's Chief Who Deadline Is NearOnly


Has Tasted Share one week remains for fll
Ing income tax returns for 1944<
and declarations of estimated Income .
Of Active CombatAs tax for 1945.
March 15 is the deadline for

a boy, Walter K. McCurry, those whose taxable Navy pay
CY, USNR, had his Imagination (base, longevity, sea and flight!)
fired by tales of the sea and during 1944 was $2,000 or more,
thrilled to romantic stories of bat or who expect to make that much

tles on the briny. A scholarly lad, during 1945. If your taxable
there weren't enough books printed Navy pay was less than $1,500,
mut outside sources of Income
exceeded '
for him to read about running
$500, still have to file
you a
of the
fights between the pirates return.
of sea traffic and he
early days .
Assistance In prepatlng the necessary
couldn't find time enough to read !
returns and declaration
naval battles of I
about
the
great is offered all hands by the Legal
history I, Office in Bldg, 954.REPORTER,
The Battle of Jutland in which .
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the German and British navies

went to a conclusion in World War 1111
I, stood out In his mind. In that IN
historic saga of the sea, about
which many books have been writ. -

ten, a total of 17 English and Ger- 1
man fighting ships were sunk At
that time the world at large marS -
veled at the carnival of destruction ,
and historians of recognized
standing went all out to predict

that seldom if ever again, would
two great fleets lock horns in a Question: Do you intend to

struggle,:: as decisive and bloody. I return to jour home commu-

Consequently, Chief Yeoman I nity after the war, or do you I
McCiirrj, who was aboard the'
expect to carryon your civilian -
enoort carrier White Plains and
took an .cU>e part In the second occupation in another partof

. naval battle of the Philippines the country? j
In which the! sap fleet was

MmatlxMl like junior'.1, express ROBERT CANNON SIC,
wagon/ ban been pinching himself Greensboro Ga. I
,hlnce. For little did the I intend to return home. I've
ncholarly' lad who romanced thought about trying my luck
about battle on the high neas ana elsewhere, but as I see it the old
boy, ever dream that he, eventually I home town offers the best opportunities. I
would be on the "firing/ People know me there :
line," In a con.picuuu's pot, too, and are more likely to coopeiate.THEODORE .
in the higgcttt natal battle In the
history of the world REBENNACK,
For that is what the second battle SIC, Indianapolis, Ind. 4'
of the Philippines undoubtedlywas. i Maybe I'm kidding myself, but I
The vaunted Jap fleet which I'm hoping to return home and
finally took the dire and came out take up where I left off, as a
to fight, suffered no less than a welder On second thought will
total of 54 fighting/ ship casualties there be any shipbuilding after the
total of war? They tell me hundreds of
a far cry from the puny 1
I
ships were left to rot after World
of Jutland
17 in the "great" battle 1i
which rocked the world in 1918. War I.WILLIAM. I

Chief McCurry still can't believe it, i
E. CARTY
SIC .1l u
and avers he never will cease to
(ARM) Providence, R. I. I ,
marvel at the determination
courage Excuse the pun, but if a divine I 1 .mi\
of the
and fighting qualities I IPro'idence
Providence ever gets me back to
American enlisted men and at the I ,1
it's going to take a
all-around generalship of American
ten-ton truck to separate me from
officers. that happy village again.
"I saw no great demonstrations I

of courage- t the kind they OSCAR D. HUNTSMAN, S2C
write books about said this capable I Topeka Kans.

amiable man who is serving Me too brother I won't leave 3 ry
his second "hitch" in the Navy."It Topeka Kan., once I get back there t A'N A
was the same old story one for
again a Hollywood contract i @
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that American fighting men have
or a half interest in a diamond
made a legend in the past and mine.
present wars" "Everybody did I

their Jobs," sums it up simply. But CHESTER KUPLINSKI, AMM-
"doing your job" sometimes means 3C. A\oca. Pa
staying at your post with shells' Traveling as I have, across the
hitting above and below and machine country and in both oceans has

gun bullets clipping the fuzz I racked a couple of my pet illusions -
off your ears. That Isn't spectacular regarding the far places. Yes-
courage, it's the raw common sir the old home town looks as s. :
kind in the American Navy" | )good as any I'\e seen, and I can't N:1
And you can believe that Chief walt. to get back.
McCurry knows of what he speaks.
As a captain's "talker" on the DONALD LINDQUIST, S2C
he in the Minneapolis, Minn vm
bridge, was probably
most conspicuous White Plains in that historic battle tailor's life when he sets foot but !!!1iI.
Even the stupid Jap knows permanently, in the old home town.
that the board of strategy in a
naval battle issues I its fighting orders CHARLES MATUSKA, S2C, .
from the bridge. Chief Mc Chicago, 111. s
Curry experienced the thrill of ,I Home Is where your friends
having shells zoom ovet head and ire. and my friends are in Chicago &1\iS
to the right and to the left of him. I' Why settle. elsewheic. go through .
and literally had machine-gun bullets the long process of building up anew t )
clip the fuzz off his ears disproving -, circle of friends after doing
that important thing during the
the popular( fallacy that ayeoman's
est> years of your life, unless an .
duties are confined to office ,
absolutely !sensational opportunity :
and administrative work
awaits In some other community ? %
!Mcdirry, who is now leading
I
I' ter:,
chief in the' Mainside Personnel ;
ANTHONY CAVALLARO.
office, returned here .In January AMM2C, Camden N. J. I
after three in the Pacific,
years
I expect to return to the old
during which he took part inconvoy starting point when this is all ,
work and in L.
and escort' _
a
over. A man knows his own community j l lN
battles t Tinian'. Pclr-
at Sftipan and that Is naturally the s
liu and Huam before the<< big a
best place to take up from where ;
at the Philippine, In
strap he left off last.
these major actions lie' war I I
aboard the White Plains after CLEM HATFIELD Hogshead
transfer from the I's.S Beaumont V'a.

which he conimUsloncdhere Tarnation on this pol-danged;: x
in Ja<'kmmville. war> I can't wait to get back to
lie first joined the Navy in 1922 home git out trusty rifle for
serving until 1926 aboard the USS R, little squirrel shootin' and takeoff
West Virginia, and the USS Texas, I these danged shoes. '
going to Europe on a shakedown II
cruise. Between 1926 and January. I iiimblers( Army Hound I' h
1912 when he again felt the call New York (ICNS-Mayor) Fio-
to arms, he studied Uw for two I cello H LaGuardia has ordered city I
and a half years at LaSalle University police to examine the draft classtications I
after graduation: from St. of all persons arrested in
Mary's Academy of Norfolk his I ambling raids, and if any arc I I ; --' ____ ._ ___ n n_____ i.
home town. Later he studied criminal I round to be deferred haul them betore Top to bottom;
identification with the Department I their local draft boards for al I 1., The Navy's Rehabilitation Physical, Training/ program! keeps a fellow from "going Hoft" while recover
Ing from a fractured log or a knee operation.
of Justice In federal prisons. I review of their cases.chlldren .
Following this, he entered the _. n 2. A fractured back In a cast U no excuse for IN'ln.oU"/ either The Physiotherapy Departmentbuilds
U S. Public Health Service wherehe 4 a son. 18, and a daughter muscle) *' up to greater than normal strength by the time the cast U! removed.
rose to the position of senior l7. His son recently received a 3. And to help keep minds actlvf''onuk"sdn! patients study care and repair of cars in Auto Mechanics .
administrator He is'now on leave medical discharge from the Army Oast*. The educational Services Center also often lasses In matht'matl'fl, English; mechani

and plans to return to that post Liter ,an injury as a paratrooper cat drawing! blue print reading, code, French, Spanish.
after the termination of the war. Ills wife and daughter are Hvjng 4. In Occupational Therapy, ,exercise! for, a stiff knee becomes "fun" when .you are making something;

A family man, McCurry has two with. him here on the station. on a lathe.



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The JAX AIR Nli\vS II published weekly at the U. S, Ii i .0
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville, Florida by the Public
Kflutluna Office at no expense: to the goveinmcnt. Copies I I __
me distributed tie of charge at the Natal Air Station,
the Natal Air Technical Training Center. the Headquarters By Chaplain S. \V. Bell I'SMl

of the Nasal Air Operational Training Command Naval )1'olhKk the dramatist tells the story
C'hannlng
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Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove !Springs Naval Auxil-:
of the western doctor\ who wrote to him of a gWrnv,
lary Air Station Cecil I Field the Naval Air Gunners' School
the U. S. Natal Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station Iepresse4l patlt-nt In his hospital that noNKly mold>
Municipal' No. 1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station cheer "1'. The doctor did his best to Interest the

Mayl-ott man In happy, joyous thought, lie told him stories

Captain Herbert E. Regan, USN and amusing, Incidents, but the !sad! patient )U..tenl'fJ
Commanding Officer patiently and then said, "I'm sorry, I> I(', but I'll
Jacksonville Naval Air Station have to get bark to wwrrjlng. I'm 'way behind andI

Cfcptaln Joseph B. Lynch, tJ NR K 1 .a t QF R. got no time for anything else."
Commanding: OfficerS Hie world contain cixmtleos |Ime'nple| who are
Naval Air Technical Training Center -*.. that have
... so Involveil( with themselves they no time

\ C*plain John J. O'Malte* Commanding OfficerU. { 1i bear l directly( upon their own particular scheme of
.'s. Naval Hospital living, they won't lx bothered. They. shut them-
,selves in their own little world. A social service!
up
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) ;;
Commanding Officer worker knocked on the door of a houne In the 114"-.

Marine Barracks .' f'rtJ."trkkl'n area of a great city. .woman opened
'. w. the door a crack and snarled out, "You don't l1f'f'tl
:, Commander Edward' E. Dolecek CSN .
.'' Commanding Officer : to (. Naval Air Gunnel"' School t1 Interest in moot hi,,'!"

I .'t811<'1.. Baon "said" "If a man Is gracious Lust t)
I Commander Commanding blank T.Coibln OfllcerJJaval : USN i I considerate It shows that he i" a citizen\ of the world, ..

: Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs and that his heart U. no Island cut off from other
t lands, but part of a vast continent:' To. many men
: Commander Michael P. BaKdanovlch. USN 'PARIS-SHMARIS! Who d'ya think you -Chrle, I and women have become little NltUKls.cut off from

t Naval Auxlllai Commanding Air Station Olll't'rI"t Cecil Field Boy.r?". i the mainland of humanity by their own smug (,.,n. ,

celt or selfishness j.
Commander Salem A. Van Emery, Jr. ,, 1'he tragedy of war has revealed that men In the

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station.Officer Municipal No. 1 strews. of battle and violence INpU.v a brotherly In. .j
Iciest in each other. Instead of being selfish and '
Commander M P. Meirltt. USNR Indifferent to each other's needs they rely upon

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer hld)' )Ort O o D 00 rash other for strength and supMirt.| The Internees !'
of the Japanese prison camps'' were astounded by '
Lieut Col. William( T. Evan. L'SMC (Ret.) what they saw' revealed In the American troops who 1
Commanding OfficerMailne
Aviation Detachment rest.lied thl'm..t'ordln..: to "Life": "The Today-"JUNGLE/ PRINCESS," Dorothy Lammir, Kay Mlllaml. are the epitome of everything that IN great and good.
The TAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper Service Kepeat.Friday. '
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about them
'They talk endlessly. Iliej are amad
of credited mailer 'piohloltedMdthout
mateilal.peimWlon Republlcatlon of CNS. War Department: r05 E.I -"MUMMY'S; CURSE," IAn C'hanej.- .Aether Universal at the quiet way they speak to each other They

42n& St.. N. Y. C._- horror picture t are strut b.v the |1'41111.*ness they have toward tineanother '
l'aturdaJ'ST: FOOT FOKWAKI))," Lucille Itall. Replay 1SOO and bv their 'olll""rall| and generosity." z.1
show onh'. And 'Ihomas In ";.Nowlth the
Kernun Morning:
You've
7n Case ForgottenThe Sunday="If AMNO \\OMKRFL'L CRIME," Pat O'Brien !War," expressed that same ideal/: "the survivor of 1

Call Carole Landix. Thin mjsterj-comedy in about three amateur sleuths, the wrath and of the fire must build a new OctltMt "
annual Hed Cross Roll campaignis I Mho attend a theater where a magician makes a body| disappear.| \\ h..11It where all (petty and ugly things that divided inset 1

j underway on the Station now. Most I of I I fails to reappear, a lot oC excitement ensues, and the trio are; II1h.,11 would het-ome less lmMirtant| than the brotherhiMMl

you, either from civilian or service life, are up it.Monday"UNSEEN' : that binds (hem. They would build a new MX''If'h'
Gail Russell, Joel )f<'{'r..&. Hire murders where love ; the
familiar with the accomplishments of the ortranization. was not only spire of the h HiM-, .
and odd happening In a deserted house furnish the in this ,
story ; "
one .,,
hut Us ver.v wall Its ver> ('ornl'r"t. ('. J
However, in case you've forgot I Tuesday' ="CIKCUMSTAMIAI EVIDENCE; : ," l.k.jd X II iii n. A I Jesus revealetl how men could'" build that new .

ten, we cite the following figures : I fiery temper sends a hot head to the hot seatnearly.Weelnesday"PANA3IEIi1C.4NA s'M'let).. 'lite ('ommand TUrn is He gave to the world ,

Five million pints of blood were collectedby ," Audrey Long Philip Terry.A : were the finest expression of rood's will. ""1011 shalt

the lied Crosse for plasma last year. Operation comedy' with. music in a Latin American setting : love the lord thy O..d with all thy heart" and with .'.1.
-- -- all thy soul, and with all thy mlnil. and with all thy
of 727: clubs u. et seas was anothervitally This .
'New Books strength. is the firs (; 'IIIlIIandll1l'nt.th.. 1
important mission.: Almost 11 million In setond Is like, namely this: Ihou shult love thy )

food parcels were sent to prisoners of war. Station neighbor as thyself. here Is none other Command- ,

The Red Cross furnished: ;5,149 hospital sun I Library infill greater than these" '1

ritoms. Fourteen million communicationswere 'I *lhi I > :Mnp* of Moul.o ("uinr, J. )I.
Adams lallli. uf Our. i'i klilrr. r.; ('.
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handled by the field directors. Nurse: N nrrf w l'rr.|Mi.thru uf IVai. (>, I Navy Radio Programs
resulted in l.: SALTY HUMOR FROM it. lrllut..ari Ir IhrIWm
the Hed Cross >,000
recruiting by of ...tt:: 'Iriinvxin, \\'. I IIf. ill l'lSi\1'- '
joining up. The contributions are too nu- HERE AND THERE Auden' .d.; )1) ('oanlr.,. a I'oent ., "!
Arrics. R. \\'. Duirnpurt ; llr.ln- ervlte Time"MIIK ((BS) 1 700-1 780
meious to mention. j slurs ('. Brown Mite ,4irr* and lit'tlrprndrnie "Nav'v lleadlliips"J| | 1HO.V1HIO18I.VI8HO 1
The Red Kven: I'llFirst I \1. 0. KiliiiiriirilitnUni 'Irained
in mind. \'Idor-WJ\X
t Keep these things 1 :
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? Mac: "Gosh, see those two und llrnnirrai) K. K.
I ... "Ihe First 1.1111'-\\ MIJK (('BM' ::2011-22:10:
Cross doesn't forget jou-don't forget the women walking across the street ?" I I'errt Star. ltir .irr. \hl.kll, J. llrU-
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lied Cross. Second Mac: "Yeah I ." || In .. ,..
IOMII. a l.lfr f ( .onl wood I II. I "Servlte lime"
t_..j ? First :Mac: "Well one's my wife (Sara Dodf' _\.I.hnl Ilrr.. I..n.. ('.utt1- ":''Iill' :' : \\MBIl (CBS). 700-1 780'
lln : 'I hl' St ,I..n Era: ..losrphus. II.nI I' ) Nrsss"-11'.1.\\: 17.VII7.V51HO.MMIO
and the other is fiiend.
my gill I IrU;= four. flu., J. li. ITi.ktl.v I "SItIIl'lIdll"I'W.IIII.* /'
; The Game Guy's Prayer Second Mac: "Is at'o ? You : bine Lrnthrrnrrks, K. t,. llulilrr. .; !s.\Tt'un..h..IKIIIII..llt.\\'- .
know, I was going to the same (ollfflcil. I'I.PIIK, 1. s. Flint" ; I'hinarake. I
.r !" say Her Place, (.rl ('r,,,, ; sank. lIolII.-\nIlUC (('Bs 5)) 16S0-) I 711t)
Dear God : thing t N.nI.... VV. H. Mellor.; 'I I li* lfiillirrni-il.il. "Halls of Montezuma-11'1'1)(2 (Mut.) 18(01)1830'Mrrt'Your )
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( Hm" Ihr.Muli. \\ VV. VVIIInnl HUH
Help me to be a sport in this game of life.I Mother Tongue to ('rmlf (urtiKiriii, t. E:. (rrrnr.. ; MMV:' Navj"JIU' (Blue) J9i0-2CO: ) )
-- -- --
don't ask for any easy place in the lineup : i Our language is called the mother goodnight message.- It always gives- "Bluejiuket (hulr".MBK (('lIS) 1IO.V1I80)

play me anywhere You need me. I only ask I dom tongu because the old man sel- me such a sentimental feeling to "I'atifltMor>"-\\'. .\\: (NIt(') 23311-2.tlMJ 1
gets a chance to use it. '
for the stuff to give You 100 per cent of \\ hatI've I hear them." MOM\1" : -
(1.' S. Nav>' Baml"-\\'J.NBC: ( ) 1230.I2U 1
There was a moment of tense silence I.
the ]hard drives to
: got. If all seem come (iive Hint Time "Bill .Nalle, I'lanist"-11y1B1t
Job "I like to take" ] ; then shrilly: "Mamma Percy Jfi30-16U
I thank You for the compliment.Help : experienced : :
"Sertice'l'ime"-11'llilt
my way, found a bed bug!" ((BS) 1700-17311 1 -4
me to remember that You won't ever girls honrV. .Navj:' News"-11',1\X: : '
that You and I Hal: "But I'm not experienced. InevKrieiueilBoss .Nav:' > lI..adlilll'-\\,1I1I.|| 170.17.'t'' 't'
let anything come my way ed." 1'tt: ; n.\\'_

together can't handle. And, help me to take : .No, but jnu're not home stenographer.: "I had" to fire my new "Servlte! \ 'lime"-U.MIJIC ((Bi) 1700-I7.HO .
bad breaks of the Help jet either." ":''Iia\ '
the as part game. Clerk: "Didn't she have ) IIl'udllll.\\.IIII.| IHO'i.UIIO; !
me to understand that the game is full of ?". any experience "Singing/ Sailor"-\\.l\\ 1815-WO) ?
Laundrj BiisinesHA ,
\\ ElN: : ESl1'"sertlce'1'intr"11'Mlilt
knots and knocks and trouble and make mea j enumerator Boss: "None at all. I told her to
census approacheda '
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thankful for them. Help me to get !so that lounging Negro dandy. He asked sit down and" she looked ar'ound', .Navy:' News"-\\J.\\ I75017.M180.V18IO' '
for
l I the harder they come, the better I like it. I and learned the man's name age a chair. .Navj 111'11111I11.-\\.1111.|| .

And, 0 God, help me to always }play on place"What's of residence business then?" inquired. "Berth"; rk i
your
the squaie. .No matter what the other players "I owns a hand laundry, I does." SpIHc.( : "Where did you get that it

f do, help me to come clean. Help me to I "Where Is it located ?" black eye 1"SpAI2c 1 3 3l'nlrsant

study the Hook so that I'll know the "Dar she comes now." : "It's a buthmajk"
Great-I
SpIlc( ) : "What do you mean, a
and think lot about the
and to study a Loses Attraction birthmark ?" j

est 1'layers that ever lived, that are told "I haven't seen jon at church Sp< A)2c) : "I got in the wrong'
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about in the Hook. If they found out that I lately, sailor," said (the ('hatlain."What's one on a train !last night." 7:1O: 1t..1)-< ho..1'- : \I"\ln goad aDd lIirt"lnlh.m 'o. :
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ommunlon
'J. ; dc'dlnll iltual
the best part of the game was helping other the mailer?" -- O'JIO: ( "llninlC Vnlei bh Im Se,' i Ice Episcopal t
I' .My daughter Is learning to (VurlesjProfessor (.'hupiin II M. Johnson IIII"II'hlnl
who out of luck help me to find it I
guys were fll'l'lInlnlt II IJlhhon'lJ'ahl" "
"I DIM'hal'lt'
play the harp.C replied, the sailor. : want you to ex- OCt:1O- .C.1. t
out, too. Help me to be a regular fellow with "But what's that got to do :I plain this examination paper. Why 1 1I lU1It;,. S.lI'Naval< "UoMltal fot' <'hll.1I So..'rice I'n.mllll': Chapel .

the other players. with it ?" do you have all vour answers in <:hlll'luln| 'Kenneth: \' Roan pieuchlng.
it fate to "\\ell," said the gob: "I'm not quotation marks ?" 111aI,tnciHl shine Seivke
Finally, 0 God seems uppercutme Chaplain. s. \\'. Bell pieuchlnK.
with )both hands and I'm laid on the shelfin so keen on going: to heaven as I Freshman: "Just a bit of courtesy I .l'h" Sign or( J-ulflllmont." .J
I was:" to the man seated at my left 1I1.= (:h'uiu"' Silence( SerttceSmall( Chapel.
sickness or old age or something, help me -- f*" ]$4 -\Ihl'C'r: | 1St''I'\'e-S.' M. C. L.-BII.1e Hud} .
t'outholic C 1: ''''.tln 11..1 ....
aad I\lrnlinl".n A es
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of the too. ;
to take that as part game, Help' I'ertet Sailor (e.to.Mass.:
',' me not to whimper or squeal] that the game Here's another one we grabbedin "Olfa U'irinM I7IKI-l MUHM .
I'w the mall. Thin little |piece> tlt'I I :\ all front Briiiikhii. lunifsl up OKIO-MnJOM.,
a frame-up or that 1 had a raw deal. tll.lIlMII"o.( .
was ,
scribes"Ihe perfect sailor," in a chow line al. a Texas trainInjj llmK Mnxx17H
When in the falling dusk I get the final which It avers: station holding the rattlers ( >- 11I"1

bell, I ask for no misleading: complimentarymonument. l"oes not drink. from a rallloMinke.here'd Christian Arnur'runs. :Service: Mualia Road. end Hirmlnthant .

I'd like only to know that You Does not overstaj his hbertj' "\\ you get 'rill asked IKKSniiill/ ) ,'hlll"' !I. .
I Does not borrow monej.Does '. a 1\I'. Latter Ile) "Saint.. : :".,all ('h..I, corner .t )Issia ansi
feel) that I've been a good, game guy. .
lIr"I"I"
not give women a line. Off* a big| \\fllm| war the,
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"Ot.S NOT ":XI T. orker's reply "[.
1t..11.1" winders ,
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-v__?.?._ "hti.'J' ) llIS Smllll'' ''1"1'1'1, MUMtln" and Biminhham,

;' As a result of the removal of restrictions! on civilian flotlnlght'; [ i Last \\or.l I :Tut-Mlav insiQr.. :' .
I\'II--Chllplnlna'nn'
flying by the Civil Aeronautic Authority connldcrable 1 Mrs. Varxhiham wan giving: abridge \\t'\v heard a lot of I rllt'foN'' ]jIO.I..III-.hlil.luln.i Office OHlI'e..II"NATTC> W..tf'r,
Interest has bf'enhown by personnel heie party when the patter c>f griN: | about getting: a (-.. t ,
I r in IIn aviation club. tiny feet 'was heard fihm the head down' from an i>IM<.er. lint.mnlt'I I Hint Ih.iiMluy. ,,f ah mllnl h. 'ITiKVlg.'V,). Chaplaln'i Ot-
I NAAS. r'ltl'n r"xe
Recitation ofaf ft air I way we see It, the enlisted. betc' SpilnxniT
ui ,. The Naval Air Civilian asM-eialion} !?' ''iltl'y "r *"'h month' HVUMHOO.: Resoling
will haslet this activity. 1jufV' she naiJ1! Softly "TT.e' Is'ttlwajH; I the 11" who has the May I"*'t

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parking lot, and It's locked. We've
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the middle of a recent moonlit -;:::: I Iv

i I night. And grabbing up an elec. .. ,:
trio I iron cooling on the desk, the ':: :
two of them dashed out to theI

I I parking lot with intention of .. ...
breaking the window and drag
f ging forth the unconscious gal. +A I k

There she was, indubitably toppledover I
in the 'seat, and alone. "My II I
gosh, she looks dead!" and "It'san Ij
officer!" they exclaimed in j
startled duet. Another guard came
S x up, full of action. "Stand ba'ck,"
i as he prepared to heave iron at
1 glass. "Hold it! Wait!" yelledthe
corpsman, dashing up to the 44 44L

other side of the car. "It's Jay. .. u "' _:_ .. t!;
Gee Junior, you dopes. Look This photo OHM! of the utmost graphic taken in the war, shows U. 8. "
her legs; look it her eyes wide Marine of the 5th Division.. hoisting the flag atop :Mount: Suribachlat _
r fW' HHIIi IIHIIM1 J Ill 't II HI I Hill 1 1
Just WHO around here needs
open. Iwo Jinm.-(Navy Radio From ( uam.)
.\ beauteous pair Memphis:: ,. Cotton Bowl Queen spread cheer first aid ?"

and, er, oomph through the U, S. Naval Hospital Saturday. The For after the picnic party In ored cruiser.
girls, now on tour of nervier! hospitals all over the country, visited the honor of ;Miss! Hill (and natcher1 Up From Ranks To Next'the chief was assign to
patient and Bang lively hit tune for the boy In the wards Here 1 ly Jay-Gee Junior) the girl IIC'- I the base. .ship Kadetzky an Au-
Jennie Erie: Cox;, left, of West Point, :Miss.: the 1915 Queen, and Bon- | ides 'twas too beautiful a night ;I. tro-Hungarian warship which
die Beth lller of 1.A'lIanlo.rk.., the 1913 Queen, are cheering|> for anybody to spend dumpedin Lt. (jg) Potts Is had been turned over to the.allies
Noodle Screw, Ste, of Tampa, just back from a1 year overseas. a gear room, and left the after the armistice. Life was
'rank'In'hC'II, manager of the Jacksonville Tourist. and Convention mascot In the car under benefitof pretty rugged aboard the Its.eletzky -
Bureau, escorted.. the Dixie belles on the hospital tour whichwas the full moon.Vhatsa' use!!" Headed For Ranch Potts ways. The ship ;
conducted with the cooperation of the lied Cross. moaned the deflated .seaman, served "solely a* a floating base g
--- I drifting on Ills beat Veteran Has Had Many and none of It*, boilers' were ever
Wasp, rotating between Cuba, At least, that's the way we lighted. There were no lights, tut
Norfolk, and St. Thomas in the I heard it. Thrilling Experiences candle' were used And without
Virgin Islands. In the Summer of
there was no running water -
1941 the squadron joined the I, If we'd only had a camera: During Career In NavyIt's lower once in awhile another .
-every
Movie of the week: WAVES fishIng
Yorktown at Bermuda and then
i Lt. James A. Potts now. 1 ..hll| would pull alongside andI
on the golf course, dangling (jgl
flew in the At-
neutrality patrols
I I The former chief clerk I refill the water tanks.His .
their lines from the bridge and the I ship's ,
lantic. Back the
on Ranger in ,. bluff-embankment in gteat good 'who holds down the dual role of hitch up in April, 1920,
WEEK the fall, he saw Argentina, Newfoundland j '
of the and Trinidad. In Sep- cheer and optimism; scattering under 1 assistant personnel officer and X-T: Potts shipped over and was sent to
tember he was promoted to Jaygee.Leaving the approach of a buzz bomb division officer, was on the receiving the submarine base at San Pedro
the Ranger in January which turned out to be a golf ball, end of congratulatory remarks Calif, remaining there until August -
1942, he was ordered to form breaking the pole trying to land last week when he appeared at his 1921. Assigned to the USS
VF9 at Norfolyk. The outfit 'their sole catch, an eel! Koda- I office sporting his new silver bar 'Beaver, then under command of
I was commissioned in March, On. I chrome; The daily rainbow grad i i A veteran Navy man, Lt Potts Admiral Hart, he saw duty in the
statt was promoted to lieutenant, : ations of Bobby Innis' shiner. 'came up the hard way, having Philippines and China, assigned as\
I and in August they went aboard Snapshots: The glossy black and joined the service as an apprentice division commander's yoeman. The
the Ranger which was then based fluffy golden heads of Ensigns seaman back in July, 1916, After Beaver returned to the U. S. and
I alternately at Quonset Point, R. I., I i I Aceveda and Upson bent togetherin completing his boot training at the submarine equipment was then
and Bermuda. study over a barracks room Goat Island. San Francisco, he was transferred to the USS Rainbow,
I >ru j i, chart; Jay-Gee Junior dressed up assigned to* the naval exhibit at the a tender, based at Cavite.
y4 Then the Invasion
came of in her clean shirt for the Orlando California state fair which was I[ Returned to the States in Aug.
I Xorth'rh'a.. On the morning I trip; view of the basketball courton later destroyed by fire. Transferred 1 ust, 1923, Potts began a tour of
of the the carrier
landing, wa Hollins College right at Little Rock,
campus i recruiting duty
to the USS Colorado, an armored -
about SO miles off the coast of
,Morocco It* aircraft assigned to 1 I beside the lake; character studyof i cruiser he was promoted to I Ark., winding up the two-year interlude
expressions in mingled awe and the at Los Angeles In January,
ordinary seaman, equivalent of
over enemy air field in tin
skepticism as WAVES read the '1926, he was ordered to the de-
seaman, second class, today. On 16
eventof) resistance The squadron
names in the stones of the Walk Sinclair at San Diego. Two
was ditlded Into three units December 1916 he went to the i stroyer
of Fame; and a. mother-daughter 1 later he reported to the tor.
cruiser
with the skipper, Coindr. John Saratoga, later renamed years
portrait of a pretty WAVE and station at Keyport, Wash.,
Ilaby, now executive officer i the Rochester. After the ship was pedo
her happy mother sitting in quiet I
I and from there to the USS Louisville
commissioned it sailed through the
here, In charge of one, the exec,
togetherness by the lily pool in Panama Canal and in I in August, 1930, for commissioning R
Lt. Comdr, 1''dro"'Inl..r"*" another the Oriental Gardens.a participated
j and Onstott, the third. Ita convoy duty. detail at the Bremerton
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by and Winters were to neutral- task force at Pearl Harbor they "We were attacked by nub occasionally Navy Yard. He went along on the
jI lie or knock out two airfield began the series of strikes in the ," Lt Potts recalls, 1 shakedown cruise after the ship
I In the vicinity Casablanca, I Central Pacific. First came Mar I "but not a ship In our convoyswa was commissioned the following
jI and Onstott was to lead his cus, then Wake. In the South ever lost One day we spotted I January. The Louisville went backto
group on combat air patrol over Pacific\ soon afterward, they began I what looked like a German the navy yard for slight repairs
the transport area I the first intensive strike 11-boat and PUIIIMM| | about 150 and adjustments, and then proceeded
I Before they reached their assigned I I against Rabaul. It was then that round info It. lint it turned out ( to San Pedro for the final acceptance
_"' T objectives the airmen received the squadron set a record for the I to be a derelict." I trial runs in May.
When the war is over there will I word that hostilities had I I be endless arguments about which trials one day and we let the fires
started. The I
first indication of raids Ra-
,, single day. In the on like .most of the those
'I ships days, "
theater of operations was the I trouble that die down, Lt. Potts remembered,
Onstott got was when baul, Onstott shot down two and in order to have sufficient fuel
toughest.!! There will be some the enemy fleet was spotted steam. |I planes and is credited with two I to cross the Atlantic and return I "when the S. S. Harvard, an excursion -
,
who'll claim that fighting the Germane Ing north from Casablanca, the more together with his wing man. coal I liner, sent out a distress
loaded all
was the most difficult job, I stacks belching thick, black smoke. ,I I In rapid succession came raids was over the deck. signal. They had run aground. It
As the bunkers
and. others who'll flatly state that His group made a number of throughout that area. 'He pro. I coal deck were shoveled emptied, the I was at 0100 that we got the word
the Japs: were by far, the most tor.inldable strafing runs, and finally the fleet vided cover in the invasion at on was below. that they were abandoning ship,
adver ijary. Lt. Comdr. J. I turned and headed back. Every Tarawa, the Gilberts, and struck I By May, 1918, Potts had risen to and in less than an hour our boil
W. Onstott, training officer of single plane received hits from the I'1 I at Kwajalein. After the invasion yoeman, first class and he was ers Tiad been relit and had full
j i. VF5, will be able to choose concentrated barrage of antiaircraft of the Marshall, he was ordered I transferred to the Black Hawk, a steam up. By daylight we reached
J. either side. He's flown against fire but only one was I I!i to the staff of the island command former Grace liner being convertedinto I the scene and picked up the passengers
, both downed. The pilot crash landed r at Enewetok; He went a repair ship. Not long afterward I from lifeboats. No one was
The two-front pilot first saw the and was captured: Total losses ashore with the staff and worked in September, 1918, he was : lost. But what a jab it was loggingall
J light of day in Ottumwa, la., on for the entire squadron on invasion with the Seabees laying out the | promoted to chief yoeman. The ship those people," the officer said,
14 May, 1914. He attended public day were four pilots and five 'I airfield. In the meantime his old acted as a tender for mine layersin shaking his head. i
schools at Des Moines. la., Newell, planes. By the end of the day air group returned to the States. the North Sea, and when the Joining the fleet the Loulllle *-
S. D, and Ontario, Calif., before most of the enemy air forces, numerically I When the airfield was ready, he i word came that the armistice had j > bailed\ to the east coast and
entering Chaffe Junior College in superior at the outset, 'was named fighter operations of been signed, they were tied up at took Itart in the celebration
Ii :i2: From there he enrolled at were knocked out, and in subse I ficer. Inverness, Scotland. The crew hada I marking the owning of the new
the University of Washington, quent raids they we're completely Returning to the United States big time joining the local popu. George Washington bridge which
in 1937 with a B.S. wiped out. lace in celebrating the event, I b
graduating in April, 1944, just after receiving "spans the Hudson River linking
degree. After the invasion he flew sorties I 1 I I another promotion, to lieutenant I The Black Hawk remained at In- New York and New Jersey. The
HU application to the Navy for In support of the ground commander, he was assigned to vel ness until September, 1919, bus. 1 hhlp's company participated In ai
flight training was accepted, and forces, shooting up truck concentrations NAOTC He reported at NAS ily engaged in clearing the ..chani i parade.
after a brief period at Sand Point, I i trains, troop columns, and I Jacksonville in May, relieving Lt. i I nels of mines. When it returned to Back on the west coast, PotrlI
Wash., he' reported to Pensacola In the like. On the second day of Comdr. Rick Bannan as command. the United States Potts remained transferred to the Fleet Naval Reserve
the'summer of '37. Completing his j the invasion German subs tried'to Ing officer of VF5 two months behind and reported for duty at the I on 15: August 1932 and was ,
training, young Onstott was assigned torpedo the carrier, but they were later. i headquarters of the European forces placed on Inactive duty. Although
'
to the USS Ranger, joining unsuccessful. Comdr. Onstott holds the Silver In London. A month later he left I born in Shawnee, Okla., he, decidedto
Squadron VS42. The Ranger I Armistice Day of 1912 hi wa Star for his part In the North for the eastern Mediterranean reside in California. In 1938 ha
t sailed' from San Diego, through the' leading the outfit on a final African invasion: ,For the inva- | crossing the continent by rail, and visited his family in Texas and remained -
I Panama Canal, and cruised in Car- I knockout blow against Casabluncaharbor : ., lon of Tarawa he was awardedthe picking up a destroyer in the Adriatic | there tintil September, 19,19
rlltean and South American when word came to Air Medal and obtained a which carried him to his newship when, he was recalled to active
waters. She put in at Newjifork cease firing. The plane! returnedto i second Air Medal for shooting the Pittsburgh, another arm- duty as a recruiter In Houston,
City in the spring of'1939 in con I I the Hanger to find out that an down the four planes. i __ I''Tex.I As chief recruiter in that area '
nection with the World's Fair, and armistice had been concluded The training officer was married ''out-of-doors sports heThates: he was the guiding hand in the
was thrown open to the public for the .same day that saw the! cessation to the former Phyllis Gerrard bridge playing. When he does famous recruitment of entire
an
inspection. | of hostilities 24 year of Santa Anna, Calif., on 1 Sep I, spend some time inside, it usually crew for the new cruiser Houston.
:
That autumn the Hanger fll"I""rflt'r" that the planeconcentrated -* tember 1939. They live aboard the Is used building ship models. j!'! The entire crew was sworn in atI
.stupped| at Norfolk for a t check on anti-submarine station in the officers' quarters. And as to Col. Weissenberger's mass enlistment
lug over before proceeding to pat r.sl I Just nameanything to do with claim that he can beat him play- 'I I Memorial Day, 1942.ceremonies oa ,

j Ouantantuiio Hay for the winter. Norfolk, the squadron! loft hr ,the outdoors and Comdr. Onstott, Ing golf, Comdr. Onstott poohpoohs Loaned to the War
l, While there Onstott wa madean When the Ranger went back to invariably will say he likes it. I the, whole thing.! ,"Sure, who ministration Potts Shipping, Ad '
the rest of Air 9 his accomplishment couldn't win after taking; lessons was made a
ensign, having kept hi.,avll& joined Group Among :: he ship1 clerk in
tWo cadet designationafter and) participated In commissioning\ Uatj.; teanis golf, surf boarding from .a pro," he. asks. "After September 1942, and
.graduating from t'ennacota.- the new, Essex.following, > ( the, s'wimmlng. skiing) but be proesses take a couple of lessees I'm going assigned to the Maritime Training s
The next' two. years the" flier shakedown 'cruise a month liter ( no great.'skill in any of i to play him! a, return match,, It.n.d" Station, at St. Petersburg Fla., as
spent on the Ranger aDd the they went to the Pacific. Joining them. As much as ha likes these brother, will he be surprised,1' Continued On Page 8 vea

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It's First Come, First Serve Gehringer's All-Station Baseball :



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m!JC $pting icu ) Squad To Report On Monday o)


rot uaas roocn. Ntnmnrm THE: JMOAI: mnca turaaon, it i r.v t. AKMTtOUMB

lit, MJMU1: I ST Loess, n.uu: a, IMS VUT nm IA1C I
Hold on to your hats, ball fans, here we go again! "'
The popular service edition of The Sporting News, often called I An All-Station nine will sally forth on the diamond this summer, according to an official ',

the Baseball Bible, Is free as the air you breathe. The edition Is distributed l announcement issued yesterday by Lt. Comdr. Lawrence Ilaskell, Physical Training .,.:
here gratis through the courtesy of Liggett &, Mjers Tobacco ,;,
Co. (Chesterfields). Several score copies of the lively ports OffIcer.
publication are available each Thursday morning, stacked up at the The baseball news hit the sports front with a heart-gladdening thump for Lt. Char- J

cashier's booth of Ship's Service Store In the Recreation.Bullding. lie Gehringer_ former Detroit Tiger star, and one of the greatest of the great major league a

It's first come, first served. second basemen of all time,

'; Gehringer will manage and il He Tries Not To Cuss But-- 3
coach the All-Station Fliers. .'
: .;
f'ih Jorl : iff .
; "
,
; ( .. ;1RU "The first regular practicewill :

:' .,., be held on Mason Fieldat j-
1 ".T' 1500 Monday afternoon,"
'
.; .!'i... ; ': 1,. 1. Gehringer announced. "All

7"r. : > 11r. candidates are invited out and
.. .. ;.17:A .t" 4 wLt
..
..JI 'I. "r"' !:'''''''''.'. ''" ''.''" they'll all get a chance to win po
V sitions on the squad."
.. ; _" '
{rftJ .I schedule embracing army,
) vq.. C Il-v.-. &-rya. navy and civilian clubs in this sec ,
N i : tor is being lined up f)
.w
By Bernard Kahn, Y3c I "It's too early to say anything A1 ,
now, and I don't want to get ,
,, ,
The one lasting impression of anyone who has batted the out on the limb before we've e.r

breeze with Slammin' Sammy Snead (even if it's only for a even Meanwhile started," Gehringer said. r )! '/
Mason Field is being l
.
short( while, as did this writer the other day) is the golf whipped into A-l shape and a :

clouter's blunt but refreshing "to-hell-with-'ern-all" attitude number of eager-beavers are put '

1- The fellow who five months ago was buried in the war- week ting in in early preparation training for licks that this old : ..L/i/

time anonymity of the Navy's enlisted ranks and who todayis familiar cry, "Play Ball!" -- .

ballyhooed on the sports pages as a national celebrity is Just what -':-
the writers call him-the Hot Springs, Va., Hotshot. He's an independent -

cuss, he plays the game with terrific concentration and ha's likeable A&R Waves Cop
i with it all. In short, he's a determined man with a purposetowin

as many golf tournahients as he can. Station HonorsThe

What's wrong with a golfer who bazookas the ball a country mile, 4n 1

oozes color and adds a bit of spice to the game 7 Is there a law that A &, R girls exercised a mo-
forbids anyone to make golf alive and interesting, instead of a sedate nopoly in the WAVES Intra-Sta-
sport that ordinarily is about as exciting. as looking at a guy drop a Lion league competition which
nickel in a coke machine? came to an end last week.

Indeed Snead is a guy we like and applaud. Anybody who can A&R, representing the National -
take the tedium out of a game that Is fashioned for participants, : league, knocked off Synthetic -
rather than spectators, is my man. : the American loop champs,
Snead appeared at the Naval Air Station course last Wednesdayand by 48-22 in the post-season play-
on the following four days he scuttled par to bag the $5,000 Jax cffs for the station basketballtitle
,
Open The first time we talked with the links slugger he was wearinga
snazzy yellow sports shirt, two-tone shoes, a felt hat and look much In the other playoff contest, the
more like Page 36 out of Esquire than the guy who served a 26-month WAVES Officers of the NL top-
hitch with the Navy as Samuel pled VPB of AL toy 32-14

Jackson Snead, SpAlc.( Snead Our HeroBuddy A&R wound up the regular
was stationed at San Diego for along National loop season in a. tie for
spell and a recurrent back in. first place with the Officers. The
Jury (slipped vertebra) caused him Barnett,' Ylc, of the Assembly-Repair girls.whipped the P
to receive an honorable discharge Mainside Public Relations Of- officers in a special playoff for the
Jast October fice, was the Number One Man league crown. Synthetic, with

"How'd ;you like the Navy?" in the just-completed Jackson- four wins and nary a loss, swept
we Inquired innocently. ville Open Golf Tournament.. the American circuit season.

"That," replied the ex-sailor, Of course, Slammln' Sammy Final league standings for the
grinning, "is not for publication Snead happened to turn in the regular season follow:
W, ." lowest score in the tournament >.tioD'r Amul..aW.L.
W L
listings, but Buddy was still the A& R 31
"Who's the greatest golfer In Officer 3 1 try not to use much profanity," said Byron Nelson (right),
Number One man-In the alphabetical -
the world today? was the next listings of entries. He Parachute 1 3 greatest money winner-"But you oughta stand In close enough

.. question we fired pointblank."That's has contestant's No. 1 badge to CNThers< 1 13 3 4 what we say at times," cut In Craig Wood (left), duration'I'"

debatable......,...,..._.was... .. 'h.Snead's.. _.U prove itBarnett, open champion. When the picture was taken Nelson and .
1 were pausing for refreshment before teeing off In an exhibi
a Staten Island amateur WAVES (: at the Naval Air Station course last week .1' j
,
'ij who has dug only an oc- 'A1!
j casional divot since joining the Rollins
'it
Navy three years ago, turned in the Basketball Playoffs
As Air
t a score of 91-88 for the two
last night the
.I
rounds he played. He formerlywas

. a golf writer for a Staten ing ketball their record Up Mon. & Tues. ,

Island newspaper, proving that Orlando with
the is mightier than the
pen
.J putter. nowned for its League basketball competition

.Jl program.It's the. final Penn."I Ouch now in its last week of

l Navy Golfers Led for the \VA action, is as tight as a fat

13 straight. Naval Auxiliary Air Sta lady's girdle.

Lieut. JonsonLt. of Municipal With the Station champion- ,

By Army Does ; team exhausted, themselves the Fernandina and the ship playoffs opening Monday .

Carl Jonson of NAOTC a basketball rat lace last only two of the four
\ Staff, Seattle Wash., amateur, led Whips Navy finalists have been decided.Lt. .

Navy Golf entries Tournament.in the Jacksonville Jonson Army's West Liberators walloped Fer Don Faurot, director of ."
Open it
; again.
137 to 50. The
game the sports program 'announced the
,
registered 302 for the 72 holes.A The Army,
one-sided as a mirror setup for the playoffs yesterday. ,
number of Mainside in football
golfers vy former Ore- The winner of the major Mornm*..
entered themeet, but Jonson in
Navy a
playing
assembly ing league will meet the winner of Wj)
was the only survivor after the urday at sank 50 points for the the Major Afternoon league at
all-star field was reduced to the Army lost only 1500
Monday in Mainside Au-
low 50 players at the end of the son i, bowing to I ie
ditorium the winner MI-
first 36 holes. ; of the
nor league will play the champsof
An ex-sailor, Slammin' Sammy the Officers leaguat 1045 Mon.
.\ Snead dominated the tourney and College Cagers Inferior To day. The two survivors will clash
copped: first prize of $1,333 by putting for the Station title at 1045: Tues
il s d together subpar rounds of 69- Servicemen Asserts day in the. Auditorium
N :
w b Elliot
55-66-66 for a total of 266, 22
Marine
strokes under par for the Municipal __ __u the Fighters has clinched
Course. Bob Hamilton finished When Lt. Sax Elliot, ace coachof Major Morning lead beyond
second, with 270 the highly rated Jacksonville Ticking college team over dispute, having won 17 games
Naval Air Station Fliers, recentlyread service teams is like batting I without defeat The Marines op-
Snead
Hamilton, Denny Shute a sports page story declarIng your head Into a brkk wall," ponents will be Dispensary or T-4,
!, and nine-hole Craig exhibition Wood appeared at the Naval in a that a good college basketball opines Elliot, who disagrees "lthnt'.ky now locked in a tie for the After-

Air Station team can invariably beat a over the rage issue aswidely noon League lead. Each team has
last
Hamilton's course Wednesday good service team, he snorted likea an the London I'oles disagree won 12 games and lost four, and
, : sizzling 32 was with the Lublin Poles. they'll meet in a showdown battle '
bull bit on the nose by bee
-- a
tenrad the low score, two below Snead
bianimin'aammy and said, in effect, that's a crockof During wartime the college Friday
34, but when the chips are down
stew teams do not come up to their Salvage is on top in the Minor
j think
frank answer, "Some people Slammin' Sam is THE Golf Man.
"
prewar strength at all, (enlisted
continued ) league, having nosed
this one, others another. Of course, -VSt--- The story emanated from Tampa Elliot, who handled
out Seaman
Byron Nelson has the best record Fla, where Army Air CorpsLt the'undefeated Guard for the No. 1
St. Mary's (Calif) slot
Miami To Have Team Preflight couit. The Salvage quintet will
for the past couple years. But George Senesky, former star men last
year. "Some meet the '
until then he wasn't. The fellows for St Josephs College] (Philadelhia of our winner in the Officers
in the service now haven't had a Miami Naval Air Station will > ), now at MacDiIl Field, raised intramural' teams at Jacksonville circuit, which Is the scene of a ; I
field a baseball nine this summer can beat a lot cf the college teams scrap between VPB and the Marine 11I
s fling at it. Since I've been out the controversial issue of college nowadays."The .
of the Navy I've won six tournaments with Lt. C. J. Thompson as coach vs. Service basketball."I Fighters The VPB five and
Thompson formerly coached Navy prewar college capers, like the Marine officers are dead
and Nelson has won four in
believ that you could pick those Illinois Whiz
teams at Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Kids, were very locked
10 meets. the 10 best service teams in the strong. But there is
and Glenview, Ill no comparison -
blammln Sam ln't" just :
gas country and the 10 best college tr! 'Jay. Many .
when he 'fe&en that supposedly WAVE 2nd Teamln*
conading up
earns, toss them into a round strong colleges won't
he'll the boss man of golf. To- lrlh Loose McKeexr obin. competition, and at least service teams. Why even Because play The WAVES (second team had
day Snead, with no amN-or-but, Ed McKeever sen ing M head seven of the 10 survivors wouldbe they don't have a chance. enough class to easily whip the t'
c 10 the hottest elubwlehler la all coach: at Notre Dame during theI'artlme college teams," said Senesky. Elliot considers the service Starke Coco, Cola sextet of Camp ;
this bunkered land, Including absence of Frank Leahy, Naturally the statement received teams of todayon par with the Blandijig; to 23, In a basketball
0' Nelson, who was voted the out. has resigned' in order'tt>. accept the widespread circulation on: t the prewar AAU outfits like the Phil- tussle last week. Skipper Edge; tot'
Continued on rage Seven football coaching j job) at Cornell. sports pages. Continued scored 22 points and Audrey 1111 .'
on Page Seven
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.". Sax Elliot SaysServicemen The Runway Whites AreOptional I G. I. Joe Miller .

Best Continued from Page Six ,

standing sports figure of 1044 r 'Ii Bill Y "Don't
*. Continued from Page Six by Esquire. r Ship Me Out"

lips Oilers. "And those AAU clubs It's Snead who pulls the crowds; Reed, Y2c, has
)\ \II\ ,I beat the strongest col- more fans tag along at the Vir- panicked NASJackconv
r .lnvariablY' time and time again ginian's heels than at any other Here's good news for all buffering ille audiences -
asserted the Flier mentor."I golfer's. Snead's attraction may sailors who haven't been I1 for the
think Senesky's analysis is be attributed to his bitter compe- Tuewlay's Plan-of-the-Day. last time. His
K wrong in wartime," Elliot declared titive spirit, his slambang style of Whites are now optional as song has been in
flatly. "From all I've seen allover play, and his total disregard for the uniform of the day both vain-for Billy,
the country you could take convention. When Snead's back aboard and ashore. The warm popular emceeof
the best 10 service teams and ailment forced him to withdraw weather this year was probably F NAS smokers -
match 'em against the 10 best from two December tournaments, responsible for the ruling which > and quip-
college teams in tournament play Nelson recaptured the limelight comes considerably earlier than master de luxe,
and the servicemen would prob- and some railbirds hinted that the the one last )'ear. has packed his
ably win eight out of the 10." ex-sailor was playing possum. So let's not complain about sea bag and departed -
Elliot I IB, no Johnny-Come-Lale- Snead! silenced his critics by boldly how warm these blues are, overseas
Iy In basketbalL lie tarred challenging Nelson to a 36-hole mates. Now you can reach Into bound. The vet
for the University of Southern charity match this May in New your locker and take your pick eran vaudevillian .
California, rapalnln.the 1934 York. Of course, Nelson had to -that l is. If you have any clean d and former
team. Elliot served as assistant accept. whites
writer for
rage mentor at USO under Sam Much of Snead's gallery attraction I gag Bob Hope haslong'
Barry for several season and is unquestionably due to his
been a familiar
-
later coached the strong Joe E. long distance slugging When he Up From RanksTo figurearound
Brown All-Stars and the LosAngt'lf'8 steps up to the tee and whales a l
Athletic Club. drive that soars giddily beyond the these
Lt. (Jg) Potts ? < parts. In a large
Elliot's Navy quints through the 300-yard marker, the fans gape in measure he was
5F 1942-43 and 1944-45 seasons have awe. Compared to Snead's power- for
Heads For Texas responsible
ful smashes, most clubwielderslook
never lost to'a college opponent. the swell entertainment -
t University of California was like a }jafety match beside a s
I\ .t
Continued From Page Five enjoyed -
fl ie thrower. However'; Snead
.The as pretty hot stuff among \
here We'llrnles
rI
: courters last year, but Elriot's also possesses the most pricelessgift personnel officer On New Years'day his
; St, Mary's Cadets thrashed of them all-that intangible of 1943 he was hospitalized at antics and goofy
nonsense -
'em easily by a 22 point margin. asset known as color, or sports the Naval Hospital there, remain- Wherever
This season Jacksonville's Fliers "IT". No one can exactly de-
waded through a back-breaking scribe it; some sports figures-like ing until March when he was ordered > be's headed, we

schedule with a fine record of 25 Dempsey, Jones, Tilden, Sande- to Banana River as assistant ? -- -.6, = know his shipmates' -
wins and six losses, all six of the have it; others just don't. personnel officer as well as man- 1 1a lives are
to be
going
setbacks being administered by Just for a change of pace, we ager and treasurer of the junior brighter alight
service rivals. The Fliers experienced asked Snead what's' the lousiest
-
and senior BOQ. In October, 1943, I when he starts
no trouble at all In beating' round of golf he's shot recently.
such college clubs as Georgia Tech, "At New Orleans I'd have won if he became chief ship's clerk. He whipping up his
48-34, and Florida twice, 64-26 and I could have shot par in the first reported to NAS Jacksonville in special brand of
67-44, using substitutes freely. round, But I blew up with a 78. June, 1044. entertainment.
"And don't tell me these service That's the worst one all winter," Lt. Potts married the former

the boys collegians don't have," adds as much Elliot.spirit"These as he The said.athletic look In' golfer's best Freddie on 1 April L. Johnson 1939. They of Haskell have, Tex two A and R Steps I Post War Jobs

airmen, soldiers, sailors and ma- subpar round masterful 61
was a children, Dinah-Lu, aged three, and
They're tines don't not have working to play for the athletic game. at standard Pensacola figures, eight strokes below Glnny-Le, aged one. Up Production In Aviation To

scholarships or board and Oh yes, and we almost forgot to
keep.
Naturally the illustration of During FebruaryContinued Be Hard To Get
They're playing now because they mention that Lt. Potts will be donning -
like the game and they like to Snead regaining top form immediately civvies again soon. He expectsto
win. That's the spirit that's win- after his Navy duty has leave the Navy around the first From Page One Continued from Page 1
ning this war, too." prompted many observers to opine of April and .take up ranching tion reports submitted by each has division -3 times the pre-war number and
that it sets an example for all almost every division
All in all, Coach Sax Elliot athletes in the service. around Fredericksburg, Texas. increased its production over that the most optimistic estimate for

opines that service basketball The ability of athletes to regain -i- of January. the first 5 postwar years-would
teams stand over the collegianslike their prewar status depends Major Leagues Start I The following supporting divis- require from 6 to 8 thousand men
a giraffe in a dachshund ken-
nel." on how much time they've ions have boosted their February as flight crews, and 23,000 on the
been able to put into their fieldof Spring ConditioningBaseball production over that of January by ground. However, of these
-- ----": -- many
sports while they're in the the amount shown below:
has been
evidently Structures Division ...31.2 per cent positions will be filled by former
service, Snead asserted realis
Leckonby Leaves I tically. "For those boys who flashed this summer the green for light the to 16 RO major ahead Metal Division ............84.3 per cent airline employees now in service.

r V can't do It, wl.) It's just too league teams are proceeding with Machine Division ....,..32.1 per cent Men from the Army Air Trans
I Finish & Fab. Div. .. ,.94.7 cent
Station ShortlyLieut. bad. plans for their training seasons. per port Command or the Naval Air
Electrical Division .....21.2 cent
per Transport Service are generally
How did he take up golf? Baseball's continuation has been
Bill Leckonby, one of the I "I always liked golf," said the hinging on how drastic will be the Ordnance Division .....13.0 per cent conceded to hate the best chance
best known active athletes on the well built five-foot-eleven, 175-: terms of the "work-or-jail" bill This increase In productionwas for any of the comparatively few
Station, will be s'long to accomplished with an Increase openings, flying and non-flying,
JJ-I saying pound! hitter, who is blessed with finally enacted by Congress.
his friends and fans here soon. bulging forearm, bleep and back Here's where the teams will in personnel of not more which may develop in airline op
Leckonby is being transferred muscles. "My four brothers always train, starting this week: than :2 per cent during a month eration.On .
,1: to North Carolina Preflight at i played golf. But I actually National l League having only twenty-four work- the ground, the outlook is a
Chapel Hill, N. C. stalled playing In high school. I Md Washington March 7, Senators-College Park, Ing days or 11 per cent less little brighter. Congress is now
The Troy, N. Y., athlete was the I went to a small school and they Chicago White Sox-Ten'e Haute working time as compared to considering the National Airport
quarterback who made the "T" were only about 200 of us kids Ind, March 10. January. It is evident that A ill Plan drawn up by the CAA, which
formation tick for the Flier foot- in it. Big schools would kick the N,New J., March York 11 Yankees, -Atlantic City, personnel are not only working would double the number of air-
.. \ ball eleven last fall and he was hell out of us in team games I St. Louis Browns-Cape Glrardeau, harder, they are accomplishingmore ports (from 3 to 6 thousand-
a member of the Station basket- decided I'd like something I didn't Mo.. March 12 in a shorter period of time. 00% of the increase being the
ball squad this season. Leckonbywon have to depend on anyone else for March Cleveland 12.Philadelphia. Indians-Lafajette, Ind., 'An extensive reorganization of smaller fields for private flyers.
Little All-America grid laurels and so it was golf for me." Athletics Frederick, fighter overhaul has taken place CAA estimates these new fields
at St. Lawrence U. and performed Md., March 12. during the past month. For the will produce 63,000 operationalJobs
Snead has coined 14 grand on Boston Red Sox-PleasanUIlle, N J
Brook. in
: for the professional ? past two weeks strict orders have all
ti the winner circuit for March 13.Detroit.
hitting a
; lyn Dodgers Football team before ball with a stick, but he has to Tigers Evansvllle, Ind, been In effect that the lines must' The CAA, itself, will expand as
entering the Navy. pay the price for his gold and March 13. move on time at regular scheduled flying increases, but will take back
>
--t- glory. He has learned that an ath- Chicago l American Cubs-French League Lick, Ind, Intervals. Thus the time element its own men in service first. Thereare
gf- 'An of Athletes lete with an honorable discharges March has been placed first of all, whichis only a few flying jobs in the
Army
I,' not accorded the privacy of the Cincinnati Reds-Bloomington, Ind, absolutely necessary to reach the CAA. Those few require pilots of

;> Report For Navy Nine banker, the lawyer the clerk or March New 8.York Giants-Lake woo J, N. J. Bureau scheduled production. At exceptional skill, and many yearsof
March 11.Boston the same time a standard disas- experience on a wide variety of
brick
The first baseball practice at the the layer who gets out Braves Conn,
.f -Walllngford sembly and overhaul process has airplanes. Employment possibilities -
:,' Ft. Pierce (Fla.) Naval Amphi- Bill BOD!, the Associated Press March 11. i been worked out which will result as a pilot with the CAA, "areso
,>. :; : bious Training Station resembled War Correspondent, was chosento March St 12.Philadelphia Louis, Caidlnals-Cairo; Ill, in a much more thorough reconditioning small as to be negligible, at
a Notre Dame football turnout- make the prize presentation at I Phillies Wilmington, of the airplanes. Under this least fo>r several years," CAA of-
over 200 naval'athletes reported ceremonies following the Jax Open Del. March 13.Drooklvn Dodgers-Bear. Mountain, reorganization, it is expected that ficials say. Airways jobs, from en-
tor the team. Sunday. Just as Boni handed Snead N Y.. March 13 I the output of reconditioned fightersin gineering to maintenance, will be
Ensign Nick Wazylik, former the winner's War Bond a bass- Pittsburgh Pirates-Muncle, lad, i the current month of March will available with the CAA Commu-
Ohio State All-America footballace i voiced bystander shouted: March 13. i Increase 100% over the output in nications, Air Traffic Control and
is officer in charge of thee "Oh, my aching backs"Snead '-t February. Maintenance Divisions as airways,
sports-conscious Ft. Pierce dia- smiled stonily and looked .Jack Pats Gene on the Back -" are expanded after the war. To-
mond squad. Wazylik quarterbacked at the heckler, but he remained Jack Dempsey, the old Manassa I : day there are 37,000 miles of air-
the undefeated and untied Am- silent; he has been around long Mauler, now a Coast Guard com- Commercials ways ir. the U. S. and 8,000 milesof
phibs' grid eleven last fall enough to know that a birdie on mander, recently named "the 10 I LOST-Tan and white I Cocker Spaniel airways in Alaska, and the Airways -
Wazylik announced appointment !. the card is worth two in the conversation best men I ever fought." Dempseysaid i. Dog Lost Child In vicinity of Air Station Service of the CAA employs
Monday return
pet.
f of Mizell (Whltle) Platt, former "The best man? Why Gene 3K15A Norman St !:8sa 6,500 persons. This number may
Chicago Cub outfielder, as coach Tunney, of course." Behind Tunneyin call Matt Calovlch. SGe8-7422: Extension be expected to double If expected

for tile Ft. Pierce nine. Platt play- Jockey Get. Out order came Tom Gibbons, Naval 3. officer's wife I I. leaving Jacksonville flying increases come to pass.
ed for Nashville in 1943, slugging Carroll Bierman, one of Amer- Georges Carpentier, Louis Firpo, I on or about March 18, driving Most of the post-war employ-
.359: and setting a Southern Asso- 'I ica's leading jockeys, has been dis- Bill Brennan Jess Willard, Gun- to San Francisco via Texas A Navy ment opportunities relating to the
ciation record for total bases and charged from the Navy with a boat Smith, Billy Miske Fred Ful-I. contact wife Interested Mrs Johnston In going, telephone to West 7-6603 Coast, air will come within the fjeld of
runs batted in. CDD because of an Injured elbow tono, and Battling Levinsky or see her at 2119 Riverside Industrial Flying.


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Civilian Editorial Employees Offices News ; :.LUPpLY' Israel Clicks For Second I


,, Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office,8385 Bid:. 13 1. tj ;snw'ES :'Time; Suggestion Aids War

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air .
News, is devoted reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's I '
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the 4I \ 'I"t'L!!" \

Kmplojee, Association fur Civil Service Employees Y I ,"".
Ol fleers ;
William O. Klncald President Phillip D. Myers Treasurer I By eola Junes

Directors It's a GIHL! Yes, Mr. Philip My. % .'
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson ers (Accounting Department Chief ,

Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods Clerk) has a new member of his \
Piiillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie family, lit Susanna Mae. Weight: )
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KlncaiU T Ibs. 10 OZS. Where born: St. Vine ,

News Reporting Staff cent's Hospital-When: 5:30: p.m., j\
Assembly and Repair: 22 February 1945. Now, when 22

Maintenance I .............................................................Walter Riviere February rolls around in the Myers

Accessories ................. ..............................1...................W. T. Martin household they will have some-, IH.,"'
Metals ....................................................................Thelma Register thing other than Washington's r

Machines ...................................:...................................."Slim" Tyler birthday to celebrate. rig

Engine Overhaul ......................................................Oscar M. Spicer And, incidentally, Mrs. Alma

I Overhaul Control ...............................?...............Marguerite Steele Burris (Accounting) has also been
Interim Overhaul ........................................................Laura Adams all smiles lately. Seems that she 3 ti
Finish & Fabric ..........:....................?.........................Iva H. Griffin has a new grandson. ,
Ordnance ....................:...............................................N. L. Lasswell Marguerite J. Aboud (General
Assembly "B" Shift .................................Fannie Ruth Archibald Stores) wrote this 111 poem about
Inspection and Survey: her division. (Bldg. 162 often called

Head Reporter.......................................................Helen M. Styron "Peaceful Valley.")
Main Office...........................................................Dorothy S. Sharp '9',) K* or Not To nt'" ;'-
Engine Overhaul Inspection.............................Sarah E. Verner To be or not to be quotes Shakespeare -.. .., M&M:: Accessories ....................................................Ruth C. Raisch ; .
Scribes: .....................................................Frank V. Moriarty I So loom
as we the staff of
.......,.,.....................................................................,Ber-n Ice Boyle I this great sphere upon, i

Interim Overhaul Inspection....:.........................,..Janle L. Davis We find ourselves landing in Peaceful
I Supply Inspection................................................._.Priscilla Glenn I' Valley, :
t
Public Works Department:
(Godfrey, did ever sucha
Head Reporter..................................................Ethel M. Shanahan beautiful you see .' :
Scribes: .............................................................Ethel Mathews We alley ) .: : "
t become great lovers of General t.
.Louise Abraham .: I
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Stores 162
........................................................;...................Caroline Howell Because # 0 ,,'., '
........................................................................Ba rbara Faulkner everyone has a smile
ready for you
Supply Department: Even Pop Schrader and Mr Har-
Head Reporter .. ... .. .. ... ..........Leola Jones
I Scribes: ....:::...:::..:..::::.::.::::::::::.:::...:.:::::::::::Floia Funkelstein rell too,
So, "to be" has
..... ... ......... ... .. ................. Katherine Sikes its compensations,
And diligently we work here withno
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Like To Hunt? If You Do Here Are Overheard agitation.in Stub" Registry :
"Are you sure that large pack a ay
I l age is for us ?" inquired Velma .
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Some Stories That You Will Enjoy Kirk acting excitedly quite nonchalant to the messenger about the, I I A "Commendation for Production the Navy and several nephews la

Idea" has been awarded by the various branches of the Service
whole thing. "That's what It
I'rlsdlla u.ys War Production Board to Shop} 1>1 r. Isiael's foremost hobbies, in
Ily here the "
I came reply. "Surely I Planner AMG Claude H. Israel of which he displays much enthusiasm -
Supply '
) Insiue said Velma, "old Nick is little '
Forrestal Lauds SJ. a i' Shop 275, A & R. The idea for the are hunting and fishing.
late with this
We of present. Faster, she
Supply
:I:
design and suggestion arose front The 9"xl2" Commendation reads,
_' heard quite a bit of tore the wrappings off the package I the fact that there was no wrench ". Claude II. Israel, Is herebyvnrntrnhcd
boss" huntin' Production For but Just couldn't;_ seem to getit .
k available for these paiticulai) valves ( fur the suggestion *.*
hear some of 'em ? O open fast enough for the crowd
I at that time. forwarded to
Washington by
your
+ Cole says that it's rapidly gathering 'round and 'bout I This is the second honor Mr. Israel War I'rodurlloii Drive t'onmiilUw.
something when you Fiscal Year 44 her desk, so finally the assistance : has received for his suggestion Today, as never btfurt'III4"rlllIoli..
I nounce that you've of a nearby sailor was called in. of a "Tool for Easier Removaland Industry In its all-out war effort I*

--er, deei. I The record-breaking productionof Wrappings off what do you think I Replacement of Wing flap Cylinder relying! vii the man with idea-H. The
I they found ? There
lay a nice httle"sample" '
Our hero claims ships, planes and major ord Heads on PBO-PV Air-1 ingenuity and Initiative shown In
anybody in the nance items delivered to the Navy I' to a tub r projector-< uisitioii.lamp attached planes." He wag originally granted :' your suggestion leads u* to hop
take part in the daily 'Iin the fiscal year 1944 was "a solid I It | a cash award by the local Committee ,' that the Hoard will have u('carionto
1 that week
seems last I
Mr. }
OfcI
a.t washing dishes, ''tribute to the power of industrial Duffle ( on Awards to Civil Employees. review other* from you at Its
I
Stoics
Outgoing
"Anybody that won't I America," Secretary of the Navy : Doris ) gave Mr. Israel was, previous to com future intftlngs. In the nanm of
Fitzpatrick Issue
work isn't worth James Forrestal stated in his an to ( ) an invoice ing to NAS Jacksonville three your (Sovernnifiit, \'\'ar Production

lie says. I nual report to the President. I another check with another clerkin I yean ago, an automobile mechanic 'I lrl\, 1It'l&dquarl'fj ugNlubkott,+Kyou.
of
During this twelve-month period part. the _building. at Tampa. He has a son-in-law in ."
Mr Cole has gone 'Aiier a jenginy time, Doris re _. .
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too. Bear meat, he totals of these materials provided : turned tired and weary explaining -- ----
hut coarse and for the Fleet increased 87 per cent that she had great difficulty find THE SCHEME OF THINGS ETERNAL

example of his bear : over the figures for the fiscal year ing the clerk for whom she was i in.1 Ily Harold Dlggett i, --- -

!Mr. ('olt"'I'llturf'd 1943 soaring from $6,800,000,000 search and had been unable to find: (Supply Department) scheme of things

t caiiij alone one day, to $12,700,000,000."The the needed information. Direction s I When cold wlllblow, and skies : To teach us to love the coming of
?
$h.)ut a bear and I Navy here reiterates its for finding that clerk were in order are grey, Spring,
frli'iiJv About !' I gratitude to the men and women so here are the directions received And the village bells toll a passing I With its early warmth, as a newfound

later, In he ran to I whose genius skill and devotion : "Go forward 20 feet west day, day
a huge bear right made this production possible," Mr. turn 15 feet north then turn 6, The wind it spares neither kith nor As gently the sun drives the cold

.-.lItllI' at the top Forrestal added feet northwest and there you are. kin, away.
"'Here he Is ", k Keynoting the report with the If you're still uncertain, take this I It chills us deep, deep down within. He gives us these coutt.lL.jts. the
this one! I'm goln observation, "The greater our compass along for assistance." Re The Fowl and Beast seek shelter work of his hand, '

r gt another!! strength, the sooner our victory," sults ? u'esal" Information found. I where, So that yi>u and I may understandThe :
Bird huntin'7 the Secretary emphasized that First employee in the department t Out of the cold for food and care, d l'tIof his love in all iLl

man a good gun and | while by the end of 1944 the United to contribute towards the Red i The Robin chirps from his perch I phase,

and just let him run I States Navy was the largest in the Cross Fund was Meyer (Shorty) I on high, That's why we get these inwerablo .
of birds. '!world, it must continue to build Segel, (Purchase). So far everyone Sending his challenge to a snow days.

have covey a feast--If we more ships in 1945, 1946 and 1917. : in Supply and Accounting is contributing I laden sky. He sends thl."ltlJ see, if we really
100 These are the days when Jack I
% careEnough
anywhere around. / "We must forearm ourselves
Word has been received that Au- Frost sings fur His Love these hard
heavier losses
la Mr. Cole's against as we ap- brey Wilson's little girl. "Patsy," As lie blows his breath of icy wind I ships to bear,
proach Japan, fighting not her
only
isn't any use in who was Telling us all to be of good! cheer And to those
recently injured in an automobile I ( victorious, who coma
but her
air the Secretary
navy
power
,
without a good bird accident is getting along And trust in our Maker who is through the test,
llund"I I declared. "But there is another
e and in St. Vin- promises: them all, A Sweet
more
profitable reason
ferent people, and cents' Hospital for medical treatment God sends: us such days, In his Heavenly Rest.
for continuing Naval construction.We .
i
wasn't -- ___
dog good any however, the doctor '
-T-
promises
must maintain and increase the / .
I --
.1.1U his friend that --
say that she be walks all
tremendous margin which may able to go home around the room with it
we now
shoot sorry, she'd that lie everytime down have the margin which has enabled all soon.his Mr.friends Wilson be thanked has asked for their that I f I Antics Of Baby while the handle clears the wails

and cover her eyes us to conduct almost simul- kind of all pictures and nic-naca.
expressions of flowers
and
to keep the dirt out of ( taneous operations against the cards and other assistance. I Costly But Dad I I Yesterday Mr. Finenco came :}i
I supposed to! tell Japanese. The Navy's operationsin -- with a wide grin oa hU face (isn't
Cole ? ) this war resemble the use of Vaj I I: it strange what these fathers de

One day, as the multiple teams in footballoneteam 8 Scientists Aid Is Proud Of ItInviection light in ? ) and reported: "Well, slut
on the field, another on the "
broke four glasses
today. Evident
Mr. Cole< and his
sidelines, a new, fresh one ready Strategic Bombing
out hunting, the dog ly she decided to reach: in the cupboard -
7 Fur a few minutes he to go in and exploit weaknessesthat LONDoN--CNS-A( ) group of & Survey. Department | herself.

i wondering where she become apparent. That requires American scientists, including a MAIN Ol. HCKDorothy : When Beth' proud parents took
surplus With a plentitude Nobel winner
power. prize ,
he noticed that are credited her out t
denly, S. Sharp, Reporter: > a friend house for
of power we are able to have with vital assistance in ,
developing -
bird, from I dinner the other she
: flying up I' evening took
\ at any given moment a multiple the accuracy of strategic John Finenco Senior Civilian Inspector i
at time. He a liking to the
one< a apple sauce. Her
+ to the other side of the series of attacks" under way and in bombing.from The scientists, brought for I & S, (who, by the daddy said, "Well, whit do you
making. the U. S. at the of
1 what a sight met his I'' --- M/Gen. Hugh J. Knerr, request command. ,, way, can really execute some neat say ?" (The general i idea was:: to sy

? was hU dog---sitting ing the Strategic Air Service Russian dance) loves to relate the I thank" you"\ in baby talk). "Mol!
France Builds ::'o11J'
4 with her quoth Beth,
hole Army '
paws Command include: Dr. Carl Anderson ;, doings of his ,year and half old :
the bird out.one_ h at a Of I 1,200,000 For KO professor of Physics at the daughter, Beth. Front the way he
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: California Institute of Technology l. teila' it, she must take after her Hard
Paris (CNS)-France will havean and holder of the Nobel | -Working Soldier
Italian ChildrenGet of "old man". She loves to eat, i Is "fit
1,200,000
Army men equipped Prize Dr. John L. I
; Synge Ohio
"
aj a fiddle, like to dance, Has Night Of Woe
New School for a knockout blow at the State University: Dr. Howard ]M and if I II
Germans by the end of Spring, I you don't watch out, may give youa '
Jenkins Swaithmoie Grand
; Dr. Oswald I' Island Neb. (CNS-) .The
Italy (CNS)-The the French War Ministry has declared. Veblen, Princeton; Dr. II. H. Ger-1 I black eye. saddest sack at this base la the CC
mission Italy has 1 He tell about a few weeks who
mand University of Florida, and ago returned to hU barracks late .
000 textbooks for a France's increased contribution Dr. D. L. Webster Stanford. Dr. I when he came in. all tired out from one night, found the fire out and(
{ campaign designed to to the Allied war effort U the di. I Anderson also 1 H here on a special : a hud day at NAS, took otf his made two tripsto the coal pile to

cist doctrines and rect result of recent conversations mission in connection. with shoes and sank onto the davenport.After refresh the stove Kn route, ho
the mind of Italian among Prime Minister Churchill, I rocket bombs. a little while of that, his stumbled, barked his shins. Then
order to expunge -, Eisenhower! and Gen. Charles I .. A daughter decided she craved attention he
'
--- -- tripped over a foot locker and
it WM necessary to( ( Des Gaulle, In which the Allied | Note Fur Infantrymen 110 she simply picked up( one! of banged hU head against a bed (lost
write a series of agreed to supply the French forces NEW YORK, (CNSA) chemical his I)C shoe and hit him in the in the dark. The stove was goingat

in the elementary with. more arms the Minjatry said. company iii marketing a stomach. When that didn't bring last when he'climbed into bed,
7G9 book used in II IIoJ --:.....:..-.t- feather-weight i materiel which will results, she conked him on the only to find another guy' sleeping

)choolt 'were .A ThU Navy life U beginning to make possible blinketa and sleep[ head! One of her favorite tricks is there already He realized then
MWMWW <**m* I tell on me. I am beginning to look lag! bags weigfi1rigr'lV' a few I picking; up the floor- mop which that, he was in .the wrong' bar.

Buy Buy War >re like my ID card every day. ounces. towers precariously above her, She rack3.F. .







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Civilian Representatives Give Us Ships To Iinside Public Works I



Are Appointed To Handle I Finish Job
Says
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On Station Admiral Turner"We Japs Wear RubbishAs conversation seems to be in only si d e one Public topicof

solicitations i Works. The PARTY! Just in case

iI Luzon Disguise you are not all familiar with the
in the Fleet are very grate
li)' lump N. .p.pl'r ,Service latest facts features and detailshere
ful to the men and women in the
they are:
I I shipyards and shops who have The Japs brought out their full
The IVb( ) Employees' Party St.Patrick's .
helped to build or convert the fine I II bag of tricks in a vain effort to
APA's Dance to be held In the
AKA's carriedour
I i I and which i repel our successful! invasion of I Cadet Room of the Windsor Hotelon
Marines and soldiers
into the
Luzon Island, including use of human I
Friday night March 9th from
Solomons, Gilberts, Marshalls I '
torpedoes.The 8 o'clock to 12 o'clock.
1 Marianas Palau and '
the Philip I'
pines," declared Vice Admiral 'I human torpedoes were more There is to be a very special door

Richmond Kelly Turner, USN, interesting than dangerous, and prize that in these times of rationing
Commander of Amphibious Forces, did very little damage to our war. anyone will be glad to win!
Most of the ?
ships or transports Guess
U.,S Pacific Fleet, in a statement
relayed from the Pacific war theater : Japs accomplished little except the 4' Then there are to be two dancecontents
I II I dubious achievement of blowing I with prlwn for the sinners .

I I! themselves up. both male and female. Our
"These attack \'
I Navy-manned I! To turn themselves into human jitterbug can really shine and
although
transports and ships,
cargo
I I! torpedoes, some! Japs lashed explosives our waltKerg van show their easy
technically classed as auxiliaries on their backs and swam! glide. It i Is to all start with a
are just as much combat I' In to blow "Grand
under water attempts Mareh" that will turn Into
vessels as battleships and aircraft I hulls of vessels "Paul Jones"
holes In the our a tut everyone
I'carriers," said the veteran leaderof However, a man swimming in the will get Into the "swing". >o

many amphibious operations, I water, it deevloped, just couldn't "juke" box, but a regular band of
who has been using ships of this carry a sufficient! weight of explosives sweet music,, and refreshments
type against the Japs almost since to do much damage.To tooU!!
our first offensive in the Pacific,
I
"While the with camouflage themselves, several Also, last but not least, TWO
warships
I r.q ri fight I of the Japs used wooden boxes Masters of Ceremonies, Mr. O. M
guns and planes the APA's and
AKA's I over their heads, simulating rub- Leonard and L. O. Thornberg, to
fight with the troops and I
blsh heaved overboard from the keep things moving in the right
"
equipment they carry. All go Into i
action in the Navy's front lines ]i transports. groove!
Others used luggers and small! I Moving has been on the mind of
"Many of our assault vessels, boats, A few of the luggers were Estelle Hampton, (Records and
such the USS I
as Doyen, J. Franklin
100 feet long and covered with
Maps) who is now an Avondale
Bell, Feland, Harris, Pierce, I I
palm trends, They were secretedin resident coming in from Panama
Leonard Wood, Ormsby, Calvet,
the narrow waterways behind Park. She will be able to sleep an
Heywood, Arthur Middleton, William
and Cabatruyan Islands,
Santiago
hour longer in the mornings! May
P, Biddle, Monrovia, Sheridan,
of Lin-
at the northwest corner
I be that was the reason, or one of
,, Thuban and Alcyone, have takt"nI gayen Gulf, but our fliers easily them, for buying the new home
pact in every amphibious campaign penetrated the make-shift dis Robert Nicholson and Hewitt
since Tarawa in late 1< 43. A few |I guises. '
Daniel have
their
hoary veterans like the Harris, i I passed exams
Some others used small motor and made very excellent grades.
Heywood and Biddle
in
were right boats filled\ with explosives One NOW they have to wait for the Bureau's -
from the start of our Pacific: :
sweep broadside
such motorboat charged confirmation for the SpX)
landing Marines on Guadalcanal into one of our ships and blew (EDl2c) badges to' go on their
August 1942.
I itself to pieces. Another small slee\'es. '
"There is, for instance, the 'Gal abeam of of
craft I
enemy ran one All the reporters" said no news or
in
Captain H, E. Reagan, a recent '
loping Ghost of the Solomons our vessels and the Japanese crew items this week but next week will
to the Senior Chaplain,
letter Coast'-the USS Bellatrix-which tossed hand grenades onto the have
of de. SAFETY SLANTS something good. Here's hopIng -
announced the appointment
I I.. always seemed to attract Japanese deck. !

paitmcntal representatives These for Civ By \m.. B. MacKenzieIn.IMI'tor attacks and ran the gauntlet into But the verdict of V/Adm. I I Ti-
11 Service emplojees
lepre-
of Safety Guadalcanal many times in the
| Theodore S, Wilkinson, commander i
entatives will aid in the solicitation early days following the initial Nurses '
of the Linaygen: Gulf task force Navy Given
of funds for approved community Bail Housekeeping can result in '
landings, to unload badly needl'd''jmmunltlon
"There wasn't a good, honest
drives such the American several : was: Green
as things Light On
food and aviation gasoline I torpedo in the lot." I Marriage
Red Cross membership cam 1, Hre and I its subsequent loss for our hard-pressed Marines, __ ._ n II I[ Washington (CNS) -Members
paign now in pi og i ess, es Cost of property materials- Those supplies helped turn the I of the Navy Nurse Corps now are

During; the drive employees will deprivation of buildings cost of tide in the crucial battle for the Futme operations, however, will ( permitted to marry without resigning

to contacted by the department fire department l"uns---cost of extinguisher lower Solomons, There is, also, the require many more amphibious war from the service under a

representatives wherever possible refills cost of time'lost USS Alchiba, twice torpedoed at vessels--attack transports and cargo modification of regeulations! announced

Those'! interested in contributing to from personnel=! curiosrty--cost of Guadalcanal and once stricken I ships as well as other essential by V/Adm. Ross T. Me-

the Red Cross War Fund may also potential loss of life and limb, of I from the Navy list as lost, only to types The workers in the yards Intlre, Surgeon General The ban

contact a member of the committeein occupants of buildings firemen be finally saved through the effortsof subcontractors' plants and spare on accepting married nurses remains .

their department, as listed in manning equipment, and other personnel her courageous crew parts factories can help us shortenthe however, The marriage t : rule
Captain Regan letter: i "All of these ships are still on war by meeting their production had been responsible for SO percentof

To: The Senior Chaplain I iSubj 2, LO.H Material; from rough the job, opeitaing with several schedules Give us the ships all separations from the Corps,
: Committees for Handling usage Improper storage -waste. scores of other APA's and AKA's and equipment and we'll finish the Adm Mclntire announcement de.

Contributions for Various Drives injuries from blocked aisles--broken which have since joined the Fleet fighting job faster" c 1 a red.

for Charitable Organizations? j crates boards -nails-wire

1. The following committees have i II Keep it tlean i "Let's Keep It Clean, Folks" II

been appointed to represent theirrespective ) 3, In the first phases of this war
the %s fro& 5aig3 ....__"."... If "*>,. i
in solicitation
departments we were concerned with sabotage i "'

of funds from civilian employees and its prevention Now it is acknowledged I I

for the Community War that file"is our com ',,,. ; -
Chest; American Red Cross Dri\e, I I mon enemy and every effort must

and any other drive for funds ''he made by all hands to keep fire

which may arise: losses'at a minimum.

Executive department, T. Fritch, Kemember:

Jr., Chairman; Miss Jacqueline !
1. material property stow-
Jones, Mrs Robena. Dougherty, Keep aY- a
ed.
Mrs' Jane S. 1C p pen, i

Assembly and Repair Department ,' 2. Dispose of oily' rags and rub. < ,

C. I!:. McPherson, Chairman bish. x

AM'eHorles, Ordnance DOlls 3. Keep jour department clean.

M Birckhead, Ada Stringfield, Sue I 4. If you hear the fire truck (or I 'f '

.i Jones, Jeanneatte Bailey, ambulance siren, don't get too
Administration Production, Kngliieerln curious about it pull over to the

)*, I'rrMxuiel, Planning curb anlll"1'OI'!!! It's heavy equip-

C E. Mcl'herson, Eleanor Kennedy, ; men It's high powered and its ,

Ruth Brooks, I hard to stop- KEEP OUT OF IT!, :

Aircraftwernbly, Emergency: WAY!
lteMtir| Dan R. Whidden, Charlie I ----- --- I
Hanson, U, L Catrette. C. F '
: Personnel Increase

.WMf.'trit'til Martha L, Holloway, I Evidence Of GrowthOne I

E, Jarrard, Ruthie D. Jenkins
William B. Waters One of tracing the astonishing

Kiigine: Oveihaul Minnie Collins growth, in size and complexity

Mary Newton, Evelyn] Luke, of the Supply Corps Is

Loyee Fuguson, Clara Mae Stover, through the statistical growth of
Mildred Golclon its officer pel'sonnet, The number l';

1'.inlsh V: fabric, Iiilrrini Overhiuil of officers and pay clerks today Is

Herman Du, O B Bennett, seven times larger than in December

Elizabeth Gla/ebiook, Rosemary '. urn i .
Cameron. I At the outbreak of the war the
or"upply officers
number Corps
Machines Metal .\ Strut lures-
;
: on duty Included 638 of the Regular -
Paul Grace P. ,
B. Chapman, Wynn
officers
Navy, 116 Regular Navy
Mary O, Graham, Hairy J. Os-
the active list,
letlied, and on
hoine, Delma'E.. I
Lucy Gootiing, and 1,425 Reserve officers and 358

Hf-gistcl' I clerks of the Regular Ntivy.
pay i
Overhaul Control Lena Harper, ''
Marguerite: Ostcrman, Edith Joyce, The current figures are 1,706'ot. I
Jean Blanton. I facers of the Regular Navy, 167Regular I

I'lant Thomas I', Roberts, Jim Navy officers, retired, on rI

Smith, Richard O l li v e William : active duty, and 12674 Reservi-As
and 2.501: pay clerks, of whom 845
Ross Leroy Cowser .
Matlonul raining K.: O. Urn- are USNR .-

slot, L. T Dunn, Jean Blade.

Aviation Training Department
a'Mis. Evelyn Sullivan, FredVein- land J, G, Mills

bang, Mrs Mabel McLeod. Personnel Relations Derailment

Clew Disbursing -- Miss Alice Henry B. Master'son.
GibUins, Supply Depallmt'nt'I'non L.'

Disbursing! Office -,- Miss Jean Wyhe. Wilson, Jr.. John F Van Lear, Rita j *

Communications\ Department Jochum, Dorothy S Moore ; '.:a ,,tc.

Mia, Edith H. Brooks. \ I counting Department--Phillip I believe In showing how it .11lIIld be done rather' than
Mrs. Rebecca Kalman- Lft'n keep It lean, folks. Mhlle we usually ,
Public Works DepartmentIon D. Mjtni,
how' not to lo It, the above) lUu..tratt'M) Hie |*.lnt our Safety tngtnetr had in mind In his loftiinn.' '
aid A. Woods. Chairman; W, ..HCitVH son. H E. REGAN. I This ON O4'.our on the otalion during, a sont.lructi..n j..b! Jt think hot* our nice, dean Aries> ., ,
: *Nt, Isaac Carries, N. C. I t,
look e.rtrriwi.M.p)"" !!
Fnnrttst W. Lanelim, C O. Lwve- Corrnm ding Officer. by ,
I* a...tr t*H HI 1 IJj
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15 March Is SPLOSHES fROm nATTC


,1. Pay-Out Day 'tll S

,,

15 March may b e pay day for
t., most of us, but It is also pay day )
for Uncle Sam. As a reminder,
don't forget next Thursday the I cffiJt
15th.,,. is income tax day If you nn, I U1 *
have; any questions you should see
Lt. J, T, Jackson at Ships' Service School days, school days; or rather -
or the Legal Office, top side build 'Its school nights for a few of

By John Kk-hbourg, AKMSc: ing: 500 annex. Possibly the follow our more industrious--LAND, ALLEN
ing: information may be of some
f, The sea food connoisseurs of help: MILLER, BURKE, CHRIS-
Unit 1 were at it again last week, I TY and WILSON, who are attend-
Every individual citizen or resident ing night school In Jacksonville
Civilian Me-
i hammer and tong.
.
of the United States (including
The girls from Bldg. 500 are
Cants of the testing department : servicemen and minors), whether
and SpT( ) Ic Cooper, sit around j single or married.'whose gross dreaming coffee pots these days-
all week it seems and discuss nothing I income for 1944 was $500 or more cheer up girls, remember the way
but the relative deliciousness (after excluding service allowancesand to a man's heart.-Well, being able
of the different kinds of sea food the first $1500 of active service to make. good coffee wouldn't hurt
-betcha. Look at Burns. She
and fish.McCants.. any
pay), who has not already filed a
native of Florida, has is really doing things the hard way,
a ) final return for 1944 must file a
'
because by his own admission j raising her own chicks to put in
the edge, Federal income tax return on or
if all the sea food and /V YOUR CUT OFF before 15 March 1945. Persons witha the frying pan least you don'thave
fish! eaten by him were stacked in gross income less than .4500 from to grow your own coffee.
a neat pile it would be as high as NOSE TO which taxes have been withheld in !I A nice suntan or red back is certainly
the water tower. Hm.-that's a lot 1944, should file a return In order ; getting to be a must theso
of sea food. ? SPITE YOUR FACE. to claim a refund of the tax with. days-but Winbrow, do you have
On the other hand Cooper, a held. All remaining tax ,due for to be so artistic ? ? 6\
native of Minnesota, has had com HOLD ON TO 1944 must be paid when the final II I Three girls from Bks 54 seem.<<
paratively/ little experience. However i return is filed.Deductions to be enjoying themselves the other -
he states that his appreciation include contributions, night at the Patio-two were
of the stuff is definitely on an II 1 YOUR WAR BONDS* interest paid, personal taxes, losses !surrounded by (you guessed it,
aesthetic plane And so it goes- .. from fire, storm shipwreck, other Sailors) and from this cheerful
on and on i iA casualty, or theft, and miscellaneous group of Navy personnel drifted
Lt. (jg) Schoenhals was rushedto (alimony, etc.). They may be snatches of verse from all the old
A the hospital one night last week.It War BondsBest Investment computed accurately or the tax time favorites. (You might con-
was feared that he had developed may be ascertained from a table sult Phillips and Capps for the list
an acute case of peritonitis. which allows a standard deductionof of old favorites and Colley will
However, instead of peritonitis, it Are Solidly Backed By Uncle Sam 10% (not to exceed $500)) of the surely be willing to furnish you
turned out to be an attack of ap- I adjusted gross income in lieu of all I with the name and telephone number
pendicitis. He submitted to an appendectomy 1 deductions or the tax may be fig of her favorite!!)
last Monday and we I From time to time a certain ured and the standard deduction of Wishes for smooth sailing to the
are glad to report that he is doing amount of scuttlebutt is circulated Marine Officer 10% taken. If husband and wife end of a long and happy cruise .
Bonds.
concerning War Savings file separate returns and from all the WAVES to Mrs. Henry
fine and will soon be back at his I II one takes, -
desk Unit 1 is swarming with The most often repeated are two, Covered Pacific the standard deduction, the other* L. Gabriel (Margaret Larson
painters. All the overheads are being I both of which have no basis for I I must take the standard deduction' NATTC Library) and Sgt HenryL.
painted a nice, clean white. I support either in fact or intelligent also, and if one takes actual deductions Gabriel. The Wedding ceremonywas
With Photo
; When they're all through they'll I thought. There is the one about Group the other must do likewise.In performed during late after-
"when this war is over they are noon of 7 March at the Catholic
decide then whether to scrub the I 1 I Lt. William R. Wordhoff, who addition to exclusions of service -
to freeze bonds" and the ,
;
decks with turpentine or paint going allowances and the first $1500of Chapel by Father White. Thebride's
cashed at has toured the vast reaches of the
I "bonds
other, are being
j I attendant Miss Doro-
them white too. was
active service the surtax
,
I an alarming rate." I II I Pacific as adjutant and ground officer pay
I Waldron and the best
exemption is $500 for each tax thy man.
Dick Kaysen, AOMSc attached I in charge of mtn in a Marine
at the present time to the AFC I Many answers can be given to has payer (plus $500 for the taxpayer'shusband I Sgt. Robert McNeal. (For the time
9 Squadron, reported
the which for all time should I Photographic the be home
first being couple will at
has been lot or wife, if one has no'
school thinking a f I to M A. D., where he will
spike that rumor, but two readily income and is whereand, whenever the Navy and
lately of the west coastCalifornia I be in command of Training Squadron gross not claimed by :
be
should
understandable reasons someone else as a Marine Corps desires.)
in particular. Maybe he's plan One, dependent) plus
ning a trip Incidentally; the enough to finish it. I! Wordhoff has colorful service $500 for each dependent tt and the I Eyes--Have you ever thought of
AFC! School is spreading out like I First, these bonds are a direct a normal tax exemption is $500 for eyes, there are big eyes, little eyes,
ink on a blotter. They have taken I obligation of the U. S. A. backed background--he enlisted as in March a private each taxpayer. If husband and I r and eyes of all colors-stop and
over a part of the old Radio School by all of its resources. This country i in the Marine Corps wife file a joint return and one has look-We'd like to know why the
area and are even holding classes in all its history has never repudi-. of mission 1941 and in April received 1943 a-"spot"and he com covered less than $500 adjusted gross: in- j I gleam in Rhodes' eyes ? ? ? ?
4 in one of the unused mess halls. I ated its financial contracts. Foreign lot of during his 13 come, the normal tax exemption is McGowan seems to think brown
1 territory
a ,
Some of the boys In unit 2 were countries, public utilities, business months in the Pacific. $500 plus the adjusted gross income eyes go together. Could the sad
playing! cribbage one evening last corporations even banking I Probably the most Important of the one having less than I look in Knight's eyes be due to the
week with a pinocle deck. The I institutions have "welched" on mission Wordhoff'a squadron accomplished $500 adjusted gross income. The I fact that she has been switched to
game had been in progress for halfan I I obligations, but not the United : was Continued on Page Eleven starboard duty and misses those
I
hour before anyone realized it. I States of America. ,. 4 the photographIng blue eyes? ? Crammctz says she
In one round, 4 tens showed up- I, Second, there are 85 million of the Jap MUSICIAN REPEATS I likes brown eyes -. but we don't
that was okay-but when a fifth bondholders who would very swift. of think so, do you? ? ? Why the
fortress
one made its appearance, that was I 1 i ly and effectively see tp it that any 1 1I 'i Truk Island, The pictures IN IIERO CONTEST i I I dreamy look in B. Moore's eyes? ?
too much. A recount was demanded suggested move toward repudiation obtanied on Andrew Johnston Mus2c ,I Why the twinkle in Cottrell's
really
immediately. I would be both morally and politically this i dangerousand knows his Navy heroes and this eyes? '(We're not nosey, girls, just

"Admiral" Wainwright and unfeasible exciting foray week came up with a second winner I 1 curious)
In connection with the second ------ .--
"Trouble Shooter" Harvey signeda revealed for in the Naval Hero Contest"
truce over the weekend, but they rumor the facts are simple. the first time the Because he properly named John j Montreal (CNS)-Mrs. Jean
;c are back at it again- much to the Only 12.04% of all war Bating strength o f the Paul Jones as the hero covered in MacLaren, a grandmother, received
students' delight. One student witha bonds purchased since the first ;1 Jap position o f last week's clue, he has a second ( a letter from her draft
"let's you and him fight" lookon date of I issue, May) 1911, hate 1 Iruk and were in- I $10 worth of War Stamps. Sgt A. I board the other day, ordering her
his face offered to hold Wain- been redeemed. In the case of Lt. Wordhof strumental in G. Wilkening was the winning stu- to report for duty. Mrs. Mac-
wright's shirt but Wainwright po- "Baby Bonds" first", sold Mar.. paving the way for the U. S. invasion dent and also received$10 in War Laren, who has 2 sons in the
litely declined Mohning and 1935 and running to SO April of the Marshall Islands east Stamps for his knowledge and ef service, discovered that the board
Knopf both AEMSc's, shipped outlast 1941, 17.95% habH'n re- of Truk, and the aerial assaults on had mistaken her name for that ofa

*+ Saturday. Mohning to the deemed. Savings Bank account Truk itself fort.There's a clue In today's Jax Air male. ._
West Coast and Knopf to Memphis withdrawal for an 11 month "I remember when the planes, News on another famous hero of -
Wood, AEM3c. has been trans period during! 184S showed a PB4Y's, took off that morning," the U. S. Navy. Keep off the grlu ,

ferred from AEM School where he 20% withdrawal ratio. Wordhoff stated. "It was like any I -:: __ ":"':": = .
taught power circuits to barracks It is easy to see from this that other run, except the pilots and '
M.A.A. of barracks 20 A A. ,, there has been no cause for alarm. crewmen were a little more tense" Naval Hero Identification Contest
Natho known affectionately as It w as predicted by some that redemptions Wordhoff helped set up the base
"battery Joe" by his friends, has I, would increase when from which the planes took off for CONTEST RULES
gone over to the line to work. He last October the simplified method Truk. Now once-powerful Jap base
wanted to learn all he possibly I| of cashing was introduced. A recent has been by-passed by U. S. forces Here are the rule governing the Naval Hero Identification
could before he ships out about I Treasury announcement says and apparently has been neutralized. Contest, which I I.* open to all enlisted personnel at NATTC.
April 1st Anna Schoemaker, that since that time the rate of redemption 1. Contestant must Identify a Naval hero from Information
SlcY) has been attached to unit has not increased; it has Wordhoff also helped establish given In the brief biographical/ story.
2 to replace/ Betty Christie who decreased. I other advance bases used by the 2. Two prize of $10 each In War Stamps will be awarded 1\\
moved over to unit 3 recently J I One of the purposes for which squadron on photographic missions each week, one for Ship's Company personnel and one for
The boys are sad because Miss Bar j l war savings bonds were designed over such fortified isles, then held students.
ry is talking about transferring to was to encourage savings. This has by the Japs, as Guam, Saipan. Palau S. If there are no winners the first week, additional factual
Automatic Pilot School. 'Maybe she I been accomplished. Many have New Britain and others. Information on the hero In question will be given In succeeding
can be persuaded to stay with unit made Uncle Sam their banker, The youthful Marine officer, who weeks until he has been Identified. If the hero Is not Identifiedthe
2. Why don't some of the glamour : Availibility of this money makes I has a letter of commendation fromno first week, the prize drop. $2: each week until he I Is Iden
( boys go to work on her-fellows this investment more attractive. It less a personage than Admiral tified.
like Young and "Salty" Luff man" I is expected when emergencies arise Chester Nimitz is no stranger to 4. If more than one contestant. Identifies the hero, Lady Luck
Sproles of unit 3, keeps the fellows : withdrawals will occur This is one Guadalcanal, Bouganville, the Mar. will determine the winner In the following manner: The correctentries
in section 4 of barracks 15, of the chief reasons for having a shalls, Mariannas, Admiralties and will be placed In two hats, one for Ship's Company, and
awake half the night,---not becauseof savings account, "to have something other important Pacific hot-spots.( the other for students. One entry will br picked from each hat
the noise but because they i for a rainy day." No criticism Wordoff left the states In November to determine the winners.
worry about whether or not he'll can be made in such cases. How of 1943 and returned in December 5. All entries must be placed In contest boxes by 1000 each
make it Havasi and Stiffler : ever, there is a very small minoritywho 1944. He received his boot Monday. Boxes are located In Ship'/ Service, the auditorium,
shipped out to Memphis last week will cash bonds on the slight- training at Parris Island, went to and the War Bond office In Itldg. 500 annex.
and Iman Saleem of unit 4, shipsto 1 est pretext. These include not only I Quantico, Va., where he transferred 6. Contestants must name the hero, give their name, rate,
San Clemente; California, today. the improvident but also those who to aviation, and then returnedto barracks and status (Ship's Company or student). Contest sponsored -
Good duty. wish to express dissatisfaction with I P. I. as a member of a glider by Welfare ept. and KO.
-- persons or- events. The answer to group. The Marine base at Eagle WHO IS THIS NAVAL HERO? L ERE IS THE CLUE
A trio of liquor food and mattress both Is this. It's your welfare and Mountain Lake, Texas was the 1. He served the Navy during two major wars In which the
salesmen were sitting at a I your future that's directly Involved. next stop, and it was here that he United Stair participated and twice served on the Lighthouse
f small table drinking a beer. The liquor "Don't cut off your nose to spite received his commission. Shortly( Hoard, which wa finally abolished In 1910. lie was a Yankee In
salesman spoke first and said: your face." afterward he headed west the stricter sense of the word, but when he died/ while Mill In an
"You know( I hate to see a woman BUY BONDS AND MORE A graduate of the University of active duty status he wa living In Washington. A statement he .\
drink alone." BONDS AND HOLD THEM. Pennsylvania, Wordhoff practicedlaw made In his autobiography had far-reaching/ International diplomatic .'J
"I. hate to see a woman eat' at Camden, N. J., before en rrperruslon
alone" said the food man. I SKVlc: "Did the Doc really listing. Ills home is at Audubon
The mattress salesman main- mean it when he said you wouldn't N. J. Contest Entry Blank
tained a gentlemanly silence. live a week if you didn't stop chasing -------- --
women?" NATTC Conversation every

Bay Street Mazie: "I was getting CSKV: "I'll say he did! I've been sailor could read every girl's mind NAME OF HERO ............_........................_....._.._._.._
fond of Ed until he got fresh chasing his wife." the gasoline consumption would

and spoiled It." I drop off 50 percent. SIGNED .... '.. ,... ._...._KATE ........_.._...._..III South Side Daizie: "Isn't it terrible NATTC Is your; navy home; -- ..

c how fast a man can 'undo treat It as ;you would your civilian It's the cute little calves that STATUS (Student or Ship's Co.) ...._.._.............._._......_
everything home. make the men horse around.
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8 March, 1945' NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page ElevenIt




I Hope's Show NA TTC's Favorite Winchell, Hope, Dorsey Tops In Poll;

"I<_...._d 1 J ,..., .__

TerrAnd, 'Blondie' Favorite Comics I

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I Continuing the series of NATTC --- -_. --
Canter polls' (some people call, them favorite news broadcaster" Here

Gallup polls) to find out more ,: again, the orchid thrower and

) about the so called normal or average Stork Club habitue, Mr. W. W,

man in the service at NAT. I came in first, claiming about 42

TC such as the most often eaten per cent of the votes cast. Secondon j The personal appearance of Ray ;

dish which is beans, the time most the list was the "Dean of American I Kinney and his Musical Ambassa-

of us get up in the morning, our news commentators," H V dors to the Mainland Friday high
I
survey indicating 0600, and the Kaltenborn. Third was the Sun Oil lights this week's entertainment

t type of hat the majority of us Company's representative Lowell program at the NATTC auditor-

: wear, the answer being a white' Thomas, fourth was that newscaster ium.With
cotton job with turned up sides, who made his name broadcasting the orchestra will tie the

i the Center's sleuth hounds have recently the Hauptmann trial, Gabriel 'Aloha Maids, whose hula dancing

compiled another spot survey Heatter,'and fifth was Drew Pear I sational.said

which reveals certain interesting

data on the likes and dislikesof I son.The fourth question brought I cast are Kuulel, "Polynesian Jotli-
'ness In rhjthm" Lehua hula coI -
our personnel forth a number of answer It ;
I medienne, and the Coral Islano'eis.XAM .
i The current questionnaire or poll wa "UhUh is jour favorite

|I concerns largely the "cultural" side radio program?" Robert (NA I __ tt.4_.___ ...........

of the sailors and marines. Our TTC) Hope's show won easily x

first question was "Which is your being the choice of almost 40(

favorite comic strip?" The most per cent of the l f'rMlOnc-llntf'r-

popular strips proved to be "TerryI \It>wt>d. The next most' popu-

I and the Pirates" and "Blondie," lar radio program was the

each receiving an equal number of "Hit Parade" and following 1

votes and together accounting for thin were "Spotlight Rands! ,"

almost one half of the total votes Jack Kenny, and Bing Crosby, +a

In a recent poll among XATTC personnel 1 one of the questions cast. Next came that hair raising, all of these programs recedingapproximately

.keel was. \\hlih In jour favorite radio program?" The winner super-duper thriller "Dick Tracy" the Mine ""num

Bob (NATTC) lope| who U pictured alcove with Oonwlr. John S. I and following this were "Smilin1 her of lotes. S

Thatch formerly' on the NAOTC staff, who J* famous for the great Jack" and "Lil Abner" in that or The last question in this cultural

'.art he -1M playing In natal ration. I der. quiz created quite a stir. "Whichis

The. next question asked was your favorite orchestra?" More

Navy Veteran Of 25 Years Is "Who Is jour favorite newspaper different! replies were given to this

columnist?" The fast talking question than any of the others

key hole peeperthrougherwho while the winner in this jive popularity
New O-in-C Of
Turret
SchoolNATTC
says'' he will be back in a contest polled less votes than v i .

I ,- flash with a flash-W alter the winners in the foUr other ques-
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welcomes as the latest Wlmhrll won hands down with tions. For your information NATTCs -
I board. The next he
member of Its staff Lt. H. M year was detached well over 50 per cent of the choice of the orchestra to dish
for at the Aviation
ITuling, USN, who will be Officer- duty totes cast.' out the tunes is Mr "T", or It this
I Supply Office in but 1 K
In-Oiarjre of the Aviation Turret Philadelphia, Next came Westbroox I'E'gler'l doesn't click, Tommy Dorst>y, the ,P",
prior to this change he had been I >
School. Mr. Huling Is a native of the gent who so often opens up a man with the trombone He received \ i \"',
made Chief At the
Kansas, but Norfolk is now his gunner. supplyoffice I heated discussion, and following : roughly 23 per cent of the ':' '
he
attached to the
Jiome was turret'division him was the Navy's newest recruit, votes cast and next in line but 1
and while there ,
}1> entered the Navy in 1920 asa wall commissioned Ernie Pyle, now writing from the only slightly behind was Harry ... Ii
Lieutenant Junior Grade ,
hospital 1 apprentice second class, Pacific Drew Pearson came in "The Horn" James!, to you Mr Betty f ',' 1,
In of 1944 Mr. I
May Huling '
but later switched was fourth, while some honest soul cast : Grable. Third place, for all i : '1
transferred to Hutchlnson. Kansas,
over to the r. his or her ballot for Dorothy Dix.I practical purposes was a tie between "
) in of the AOM .
It'in1: charge phaseLater
Seaman branch. in the year he was moved to I In the third query the sailors and I Kay Kjser and Guy Lornbardo ..
His first marines were asked, "Who is your : ,
assignment
the air station at Minneapolis and ,. ---- i
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was' a destroyer there served as AOM phase officer

served! aboard and he and station ordnance officer.! Capt. Wood SC-USN Commends :


nix several years I for In about Asia t. w d 90 Recent Promotions Progress At SK-V) _School_ .!HereIn I ..


tic w at e rs. In | Congratulations are in order for : an address delivered before > .
3928 he returnedto a number of NATTC officers whoreceived I
students and instructors of the Aviation March 15 Is
the States as ;,
promotions under a lecentAlnav
-
the
School at
fin AOM3r and Lt. Hilling Those to lieutenant Storekeeper 0
promoted 1
-
!
NATTC auditorium last Thursday,
was pent to Pensacola Duty there I' are Leonard F. Hoian, Edward Pay-Out Daytirntiruieet -
i' Captain John E. Wood, SC-USN, TI
and in the
lasted for two yeais T. O'Nt>iII, Raymond J, Penn, out that resourcefulness I
meanwhile Mr Huling had advanced pointed ( from Page Ten
Frank K. Mosher. George N. I
must be combined with the special
to AOMlc. I status 31 December 1J>44 determines I
on
Strode, Harry M Huling and Luther technical training given at the Aviation I
Next he joined a fighter squad-
F Taylor. ) Storekeeper School to successfully whether you are marriedor

jon attached to the 'Saratoga, I,. NATTC'S new junior grade: )lieutenants accomplish the mission of single for the entire year Exemptions -
then back again to the States for
include Steven E. Keane
,
'aviation
lutther at the Lighter supply today I are not pro-rated. You
Draining E. Stonebiaker :Marvin M }
M.Merel "The successful aviation storekeeper -
Than AiL pase at Lakehurst, N J. I Flak, Fiances A. Spence. Arthur B I must hate a zeal for service get a full exemption of $500 for 4,

and then again to sea with a fighter I I all An
Mather and George R. Herrfrk" not routine each individual or none at
perfunctoryservice
just ,
squadron'. aboard the "Lexing (Ed's Note: Cigars ire availableby -- but the eager, resourceful 1 exemption may be taken for a child mt, ',kUv: ;' J
> 1
ton" In ll 31 he repotted to the the box at Ships 8f'n'ic)
Aviation Ordnance School at Nor kind that can cope with any emergency supported by the taxpayer andI i Featured With
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folk for further instruction and after I : The aviation storekeeper'Sj I born at any time during 1044 If a I Kay Klnney's Orchestra

this was pent to Panama NATTC CommercialsLOST I job is" not done unless it is done I person supported by the taxpayerdied I Ray Kinney's music features the
said Captain Wood, who IsOtfk..rln.ChargE' 1944 full
right at time during a
There he the "word' any voices
passed on' : Blown billfold! containing I D lovely plaintive the seductive -
'tJmllRti'htt'l: In 1934 he was made and! Liberty Cntrt ImpoHant J'ltIIt'II, Aviation Supply exemption of $500: may be taken swaying rhythms, the spirit
I and ', Finder keep Division, Bureau of Supplies and hE'r.SE'rViCernfn .
morej run money for him or
ACOM and thereafter : of Hawaii streamlined
shortly was It he will rrtutn billfold to G. f Accounts and Director of Supply to the taste
assigned again to a fighter squad- Miller/, S2c, Bks 20, JSAriC.W Officer generally will use of American listeners. His statusas
Control
ion of the 'Lexington" In 1935 he1icturnid Division, Inventory Form 1040 It contains a tax table Hawaii's musical ambassadorisn't
ANTFD-28-lnrh Mode 1 In good condition ; and Surplus Material Officer of
to Norfolk as an instructor -I Will rode 24-Inch hky'If' 2775 which allows for exemptions and a press agent's idea, but Js an
,
in Aviation Ordnance School. i! Lydia <*t, Mont tjnulri pmtment Bureau of Aeronautics the standard deduction of 10'f of I official appointment from the governor

His' next assignment was with the"Wasp" Louis B. rrlcelll.- 'Another" thing I would like to adjusted gross income It also of the Territory of Hawaii.
-- -- point out, continued Captain i 1'1'0-1 1
and he remained aboard vides it place for computing the The Ambassadors will go on at

her until a few months before she Ii WEEKLYV1'EATiIER : Wood, "is that the key to the successful I if the taxpayer chooses not to use I I lIMO and 2000 tomorrow.An .

was sunk. FORECAST I functioning of an aviationactivity the tax table. Servicemen whose I excellent movie offering also
teamwork. Our Naval '
is
In 1942 Mr. Huling was' made Spring fever will predominatewith active service pay for 1944 dClf's''Is on the schedule, which follows:
aviation works team and the
gunner; and assigned to a transitional showers of enthusiasm for the as a Is memberof : not exceed $1500 and who have no I Tonight, 1800, 2000, Tomorrow -
Supply Department one
training squadron c>f PBMs pay line Continued breeze battingof that team. When a plane takes other income except income subject I the World, with TretferlcManh.

fronting off the Atlantic sea- high velocity In the barracks. I ; to withholding may file FormL'2 I ,
carrier's deck the of
off a success ,
--- -- --- I (furnished by; your former Friday, 1800, 2000 Ray Hlnn. -
the mission depends just as muchon civilian t>mplo'erand) let the Collector ..>, and his Orchestra.Saturday .

AVIATION $ the aviation storekeeper as on I of Internal Revenue figurethe 1800, 2000, Bringon
the aviation machinist. There mustbe
taxServicemen, the Girls, with \eroniia
I the closest and most harmonious
; must file estimate I Lake.
cooperation between all the teammates I an
4 SK4xeVq in order to solve all supplyand of their 1045 Income tax in addition Sunday, 1500, A Song to Remember -

I to filing a 1944 final return with Paul Mnnt and
maintenance problems and insure :
that our aircraft in combat and make a quarterly payment bj Merle Oberon
Sunday, 1800, 2000, Ultte-
15 March 1945: if their gross income
7":: 'c!;.".. :" areas of will their be maintained at the" I Ipf'ak for 1945 (after excluding military beard! with John C'arradlne.
fighting efficiency.
<:1: Monday, 1800, 2000, Jungle
: ) Wood in his allowances and the first J1500
Captain was strong I
(J H- O-o-o- of active service pay) can reasonably Princess with Dorothy )amour -
commendation! of the being i
o . program orl I C
made by the Aviation Storekeeper I be expected to be $&00
of which than is T iesda>', 1800, 2000 Hough,
mOle more $100
School the of its
VI BON 6 I only one Tough and Ready with \lttor
PA12T kind in the Navy He further stated not subject to withholding Mtljiughlin.WedneMiat.

that the fabulous growth of Navalair I
,
1800, 2000 Hating
; -
*-- power has greatly multipliedthe i Eisenhower LaudsTightLipped a Wonderful Crime with
need for expertly trained aviation
Lieut. Pat O'Brien and Carol Landl.
.l storekeepers and he was ,
-- %JjLt
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counting' on this school to meet ,
I France (l CNS) Gen. Eisenhower
M'Sgt. Hugh Mulcahy, former
this ever-increasing demand
sloshed through: the mud to a con- rhilfy
: pitcher and the first major
Captain Wood was introduced to "
voy. "What outfit is this ? heasked
the students and faculty by Lt league player to be drafted, now Is
: Lt Walter Savage of Los
Weaver Meadows, Officer-in- in the Philippines and plant to organize -
"That's
secret
Angeles a military ,
Charge of the Aviation Storekeeper ;sir a flen'lcemf'n's spoils program
Savage replied. | in Manila
School Immediately after his
MrI renmr JJ addivss, he made a tour of inspection I The five-star general nodded. -- -

.. of the school. In addition to'' "Do you know who I am'" he Lieut (jg) Mace Brown former
) asked. ,The lieutenant said he did."V1'ell ,
I lehef pitcher in the majors now is
Lt. Meadows and Lt, (jg) Kidder : I
3'1 nf the Aviation Storekeeper School, Gen. Eisenhower said, stationed at the Naval Air Base at

he was accompanied by Captain "won't ;you tell me now ?" Honolulu, connected with the welfare

Patton, Supply Officer NAS, Jax, I Lt. Savage looked at the general and athletic departments

Then he looked at --- ----
-9- and Captain Rickttts, Supply Officer newsmen ---
; <,f NAOTC. I standing a few feet away. He lick up papers and put in "G I"

stepped out of their hearing and cans.

==- fellOITINU AT SHIP'S '..;it\-Il'E I gave Gen. Eisenhower the information -"=!'.-

< A reminder Sunday, 1 April is he wanted. For this discretion Homcll, N. Y. (CNS-A local

1 Easter, Ship's Service has made he got a pat on the back I gentleman applied for a marriage

-"- -=-. rangements to handle "Flowers from the general.ft license here When informed that

-r- .-. -=_- -: Wire" to any pal t of the ()\ ar'l the license cost $2, however he

-..... Order early so that your Most popular NATTC corsage- I changed his mind. ""Taint worth

remembrance will) nrjive) ,on ;U Four' : Roses. it," lie remarked.t .
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Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION '8 ,March, 1945


Entry Deadline -I Whaiia Big Umbrella AEM Quintets


Near In Tennis w f Dominate PlayIn


BnGiit5 Meets at Center r I
I r f I TournamentAEM

With the deadline for entering League cagers continue,

Just four days away, classy fields their domination of the NATT)

are taking shape in both the NAT double elimination basketball tou
By Corp. Herb Johnston, Jr TC enlisted .men's and officers' tennis nament off the results of last

Back on the jobs after a furloughIn tournaments which will get un- week's play in which three quintets
Columbus, Ohio, Is Pvt Bill derway here a week from today.A from this circuit came through
Park. Had a wonderful time, but dozen singles entries have been with victories to uphold their undefeated

brought back a very tender posterior made in each of the tourneys and status.

Seems he was so excited when as many more are expected by ter.. The Bks 17 quint, champion in
the Ohio University Band turned next Monday, which is the last day the A E M loop, won its third
out to meet him at the station that players may sign up So far there straight tourney game while Bka
he didn't notice the platform was are a half dozen doubles teams entered 58 and Bks 19, two dark horse en-
covered with ice. After finishinghis In each meet. Other nettersat tries, kept pace.

modest homecoming speech, the Center including sailors, Play enters the 8emlfina.stage
smiling and waving to the crowd, marines and WAVES, may com- tonight and tomorrow night at the
he stepped briskly off the train; his pete by signing with Lt. (jg) Don gym with the finals' probably due
shiny shoes hit the ice and flew Christiansen of the Physical Training next week

Into the air, followed by his hat Department. Pairings will be w. Bks 17 had little difficulty in

and suitcase, and Brother Bill landed made Monday and contestants will downing Bks 20, 36 to 28. Bks 58
firmly and squarely on the seat be notified as to whom their initial E.1r E. notched two wins for the week to

of his well-pressed greens. "That, opponent will be. claim four straight tourney tri

The big event in the tournamentswill __ umphs, defeating Disb-Tech. Training -
be the clash between the winners 31 to 18; and Commissary, 46 .
Jn each group with the NAT- kS to 7. Bks 19 won its third in a row
TC cnamplonship at stake, by downing Bks 16, 25: to 17.

1v Entries so far in the Officers' TJiese three club were the .,.
Tournament are Lt (Jg) R. J. ? only ones to remain undefeated .t tall

Penn, Lt. Joe Whitson, Lt. Miller, three other quints bowed
Lt. Ken Eppert, Lt. Roy Womach, for the first time. Commissary
Lt. (jg) Christiansen, Lt. (Jg) W won Its third tilt but most of
K. Welch, Lt. (Jg) George Fry, Lt the team's players were transferred -
(Jg) Rhudy, Lt. L. R. Rubin, Lt. during the week and the
i T. H. Broadbent and Lt. C. C. See- club dropped Its fourth gameto
ly. Doubles teams are Whitson and Dks 58. Commi-wary's! victory -

Miller, Eppert and Welch, Fry and Wail scored at the expenseof
Christiansen, Rhudy and Penn, Bk 26, by 32 to 31, and wa
Broadbent and Seely, and Womach the first loss for the latter
and Lt. Comdr R. W Weeks. quint. Bks 26 rallied to defeat

Players who will compete in the Dlsb-Twh.! Training,,64 to 23,
Enlisted Men's Tourney are Jack thus staying In the running.

Siveter, SpAlc( ) ; Bud Lenham Sp Results of other garnet follow

(Alc; Sgt. Frank Gala; G. L. Sit. Marines over Dispensary, 54 to
my dear friends," cried the unper- ton, SKV2c; R. D. Malan Sic; M. 12, Bks 21 over Police, 23 to 13;

turbed Park, "is what we lads of Townsend, Sic; A, J Blake, Sic; --- Bks 6 over Master-at-Arms, 22 to
the M.AD. call 'on the beam'!" D. W. Radel, S2c; J. W. Gerry, Swimming Is a "grut"81)ort,' Isn't- It fellows? And 18; Aircraft Turret over Bks 60, 23
AOMT2c R. S. Pitts andJ swimming to 18 AEM-Unit 5 Cooks and
; PbM3c; ; over
Robert Guinther and with) Miss Susanna Foster
Corporals would be fun, which Is In the manner of
tne Bakers 52 to 18 AEM-Unit 4
F. McKenzie S2c. In doublesare ; over
Alflo Sapienza never seem to know being understatement. The
a gross Hollywood said Susannarefused
publicist
Gaia and Charles Hoover; John Bks 57, 36 to 34; Bks 21 over Aviation -
when they've had enough. (take it when asked to for some suit
pose bathing pictures After
Bittner, SpA)2c) and Harley Col- Fire Control 44 to 14; Marines
men. enough EXERCISEwe much persuasion, the continued Susanna
easy press agent : consented, and
lins, SpA)2c) ; H. T. Amon, Sp (A) over Bks 18, 44 to 16; AEM-
mean) After slaving long hours look at the result!
1C, and S. R. Baxley, SpAlc( ) ; 'Unit 4 over AOO Instructors, 38 to
over hot at the
a oven bakery, they
Lenham and Siveter; Townsend and 26; and BIts 6 over Welfare, 58 to
wrestle get out for behind a few the hours.barracks AND and Malan; and F L. Slack, SpA)2c( ) Boxers Sigh: Ft. Bragg Mum; Camp 20.

and ernie Feldman, SpAlc.( ) I Ferezan off with
came high
S/Sgt Pete Bellani, who's not ex-
actly anemic himself, says he Johnson Fades; Cherry Point SightedNATTC'S scoring honors as he paced the Ma-
new type field jacket, bidding fond
thinks MIGHT rine team to its two triumphs. lIe
he be able
the muscle-bending to bakersto persuade farewell to all the chorus girls at patient boxers, who --- scored 26 and 16 points for a 42
the auditorium stage door one NATTC Represented total. Other individual
had game high
give him a lift with his Field thought they a long sought
Day detail. THAT, we must see! night last '_ekT If his techniquein match last night only to find they In Jax Golf TourneyPicture scorers were Vining of DisbjTech.
Pvt. "Shorty" getting acquainted was half as were mistaken, are still searchingfor Training, 18; Liddle Commissary, ,
Hunzinger plays a fascinating as the manner in whichhe an opponent, and their best bet yourself up at bat with 18; Graham. Bks. 26, 18; Cox Bks
raht purty gittar, but why does he said goodbye, we'd say that lea at the moment is the Cherry Point Bob Feller pitching. Well, that's 21, 17; Gifford AEM-Unit 5, 16;
have to pick out a make long, with sad Sunday the therneck is one "sumooth" operator Marine team, which will be nice probably how NATTC's entrants In Carrier, Bks 26, 16; and Ratka,
to
duty day the Jacksonville Open Golf Tournament Bks 6, 15.
mournful "Birmingham Jail" TDoesn't rugged work if they can get it. -
We're not hot this leave- felt when met such
so on Lt. Womach In of they
bother Pvt Charlie Boy- Roy charge
taking business, ourself. The reason competition as Sam Snead, Bob That Star Sailor
here and Point
ington, who lets It go in one ear boxing Cherry of- ,
we gotta shove off right now Hamilton, Byron Nelson, Craig
and out the other, as he sits writing ficials currently are attempting to
Is it's time to police the area again Wootl and other hot shot golfers. Bulkhead Is Back
of
a 20-page letter with a faraway get together on a couple dates
no "ifs or ands" about itl! Puh- NATTC was represented by Lt.
Bulkhead
look in his eye and an absent for home-and-home clashes and it that fabulous character
minded grin on his mug. lenty a1 BUTTS, though buddy I is entirely possible the matches will Wade Knipp, Lt. (Jg) Theodore who achieved overwhelming

be carded the last of this merry Lenczyk and Robert Reynolds Sp popularity here, has returned to
Pfc. Dave Miller's the
wearing (A)3c.) Lt. (jg-) Benjamin Suther-
March the
month of of the NATTC
grace pages sec
i shiny badge over at Ship's Service RADIO 1'IIOGRAM: land had planned to enter, but at
these days while Pvt. Herman Ly- The duel with Cherry Point the last minute tion of the Jax Air News.
The tenth In the NATTC ra- dropped out For The
da's furloughing in South Carolina, would be a natural for the local the protege of Murray Garvin,
first 36 holes
dio broadcast series, "Trainedfor which were the ARM2c Bulkhead
went to NATTC
From the MAA Miller's five- fighters, as two members ,
way
Victory, will be heard tonight qualifying rounds Lenczyk shot a
Memphis last when Gar-
year-old son was eyeing it the oth- of last Spring's team, HowieBroilt summer
1 over WJAX from 1815 to 151, Knipp had a 157 and Reynoldsa vin was transferred there. He has
er day we'd say the old man's going and Al Hlghers, now are 167.
1830. This program will be de-
' to have to kick through with a the mainstays of the Marine been appearing weekly in The Blue
voted to the Physical Training At that point Bob Hamilton, the
badge for the boy, or ELSE! Department. squad However, Womach Isn't 29-year-old PGA champion from jacket, Memphis Navy newspaper,
Who was the gyrene, with the looking for a natural; all he Chicago, had a 132. A'score of 153 I and now through the courtesy of
wants is a match for his lads better Carl Marsh, SpT)3c) editor of The
or was decided by the offi-
a Bluejacket, and Cartoonist Garvin,
who have been In training for
cials to be the
such an event for lo these" eliminating mark Bulkhead comes back to the Air
[[ You which left Lenczyk as NATTC's
Maybe News.
IltO
weeks.
6y CRKLsy many only representative For the third

No word has been heard from 18 holes he shot a 78 and for the with a 277 while the leader of the
i SOFTBALL THE WAS INTRODUCED TO the Ft. Bragg Army team to the last an 81, or a total of 310. The field was Sammy Snead, ex-Navy
MARSHALL '
ISLANDS BY
ROBERT A.O.WOLFE.RED CROSS .+ S challenge and NATTC sent there recently top amateur was Fred Haas, Jr, Chief Specialist "A" with a 266
negotiations with Orlando -
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FIELD DIRECTOR WITH THE r t
Army and Camp Gordon
''MARINES, AFTER SERVICEMEN/
Johnson to be
seem faltering because
LEAGUES WERE STARTED 'i
HE 'may of the lukewarm interest of
TOOK EQUIPMENT ..yt the soldiers
i TO NATIVE TROOPS'QUARTERS : Bulkhead'J
AND The Jax Golden Gloves champswere
AUGHTTHEM t ; slated to tangle with the 'J Iia )

TO PLAY ; : Navy knockers in an exhibition affair
last night at the auditorium,
but this arrangement had to be
) : changed. Instead the Glovers put
on an exhibition among themselveson

+ '; a card that was supported by
student bouts

/ Eight otner challenges sent out
1 i in recent weeks to service teams in
the southeast have gone unanswered
or answered with no dice. The
IN NATTC fighters have had but four

WORLDWAR matches all winter, whipping Camp
I Blanding and Avon Park Army
16 RED CROSS "- r 5-""**v
SJ
twice apiece. Their last joust was
r WORKERS WENT INTO FRANCE DURING early in February when Avon Park
THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF AMERICAN was belatedly lured up. here.OFFICERS' .

PARTICIPATION ; A GENERATION LATER, -- --
300 RED CROSS WORKERS WENT INTC BOWLINGTeam
NORMANDY DURING THE FIRST TWO
q e WEEKS OF .- r',r W I.,
INVASION Av. tire Control 20 19
1'hy. Trne. & Wfl 29 19
Te Ordnance 28 20
AEM 17 31
Dispensary 13 35 I

DANCE AST NE: -:ii :'$ litM'IT'; $
Av Fire Control &H 676 7R1-21U
Tech Training 7JO 738 7J: -ZJ27

Phy. Trna& Wei 739< 719 784-2252
Dispensary 631 708 723-AtU
US SERVICEMEN AND
,
AEM 726 734 733-211
WOMEN MADE NEARLY s t' 1Iy'N' Ordnance 761 CiO 7SJ-2239 G IPage t
a.500,000 VISITS TO RED h f' M !W P I't i t
CROSS OVERSEAS CLUBS v. High game. Ritchie, Av. Fire Con.
trol,' in HUh series, Ritchie, Av.
p IN A SINGLE MONTH Fire Control', !5JO( "But-I tall ya, my shorts ARE GI.

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