Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 22, 1945
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 3, No.2' 22 blalrch,

.... An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU.


I'' Aircrew Training Officer/ Decorated After I Preaches' Sunday Capt. Shrum Will

\ 'tp; Downing 5 Enemy a Deliver Sermon

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<; : > ,;>i Planes At LeyteThirteen Sunday MorningSpecial

1% '" .> Other Awards Music

Presented At CeremonyHeld a Are Announced; Easter

Here Last Week Schedule Is Released

Presentation of the Navy Cross, Captain Reuben \V.
highest Naval award outside of the Chaplain Corps, USN, who
v Congressional Medal of Honor, to erly served' as Senior
Lt. (Jg) Eugene P. Townsend, of this Station and who has just
Saragossa, Ala., for shooting down turned from sea duty in the
p five Japanese planes in 15 minutes fie, will preach at the 10:45:

..... during the Battle for Leyte Gulf ice at the All Saints
last October 24, highlighted medal Captain Reuben W. Shrum, at Chapel next Sunday (Palm
\ ) ceremonies last week at the Jack- one time senior chaplain at NAS day), it has been announced.
sonville Naval Air station. Jacksonville, will preach in the
Lt. Townsend who flew from the Well known here, Captain
Protestant\ Chapel at 10.45: : Sun
ill-fated USS Princeton scored his participated in the famous
It has been
day morning announced
aerial victories during a battle between Charter meeting of Pre sid .
O. C.
t\ :, eight U. S. Navy Hellcats Weaver. Chaplain Shrum recently Franklin D. Roosevelt and '
Minister Winston Churchill
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and 40 Japanese fighter planes returned to the states after
Besides the five Great Britain, handling:
planes definitely
having served a period of over
destroyed, he is also credited with seas duty.Nevv the religious services on that
I probably destroying one other dur- worthy occasion.
ing the same 15-minute period. Special Palm Sunday music
At the same ceremony Capt Settlement be provided by the choir under ,
Herbert E. Regan, station com direction of Harold J Weiss, ;
,1 manding officer, also awarded 13 (Wlc) t
'af 9 other medals, Including the Legion Option OfferedTo Stainer's "Crucifixion" will |
Y a A+ of Merit, four Distinguished sung by the Chapel Choir
Flying Crosses, four Navy Air Good Friday evening at 1930 ]
Medals and four PresidentialUnit Insured Men the Protestant Chapel, also i;
Citations, to 11 other Navy der the direction of Weiss. '
combat veterans. A new settlement option Is now hoists will be Lieut. Harry .
Comdr. George S. Hodges, Pon- being offered to holders of National Ens. llllam Ballard, Don .
tiac, Mich., received the Legion of Service Life Insurance througha er, Tom Perkins, Peggy
Merit, second highest award of the recent amendment to the act by and W. M. Lentner. :.-
day, for outstanding service in es- Corigress creating NSLI, the Station Other Holy Week Services in t,:.,
tablishing and Insurance Office recently an
commanding a series Protestant Chapel will be the
0 of "Black Cat" seaplane basesin nounced. servance of
the Southwest Pacific. For a long time, personnel whose Communion
morning, with the
Two officers received both the insurance beneficiaries we rein exception th"t
;. their early thirties have raised ob- Friday morning, at 0630
: and the Air Medal. They are the Communion Service
: : Lt. (jg) Benjamin R. Barclay, Los jections to the method of payingoff day evening at 1930. on
AwsS a Angeles, Calif., a dive bomber pilot stipulated in their policies. The
: s \t amount received such individuals On Easter Sunday there
.. .. .. N...,. who scored hits and damaging near by
..'.... .N '.. ..N._' '_9..n." w, .. > misses on Japanese warships and under a $10,000 policy wouldbe Communion at 0730. The
Lt. Comdr. Lauren E. Johnson, USN, above, has replaced Comdr. shore installations in the Philip- approximately $40 a month- service will be conducted by
James O. Cobb as Aircrew Training Officer on the Naval Air Operational pine and Formosa areas; and Lt. guaranteed for the life of the prin- lain Andrews at 0900 (a
Training Command Staff. Lt. Comdr. Johnson, a native of (jg) Dan R. Rehm, New Orleans, cipal beneficiary. In the event of time of service) at which
Olympia, Wash., has recently returned to the United States after a La, a fighter pilot who shot down the untimely death of the principal Communion will be served. At
tour of combat duty as commanding officer of "Black Cat" patrol four enemy planes in the vicinityof beneficiary, this sum was to be 1045 service Chaplain Bell i
squadrons VP-101 and VPB-29 in the Southwest Pacific lie holds! the Marianas and Philippineslast paid for a total of 120 months preach on the subject, "The
the Distinguished Flying Cross for night raids on Japanese shippingIn year. Often the question was asked, of the Cross, Immortality."
the Bismarck Archipelago area, and the Presidential Unit Citationfor Other DFC winners were Lt, Jo- "If my wife were to die after collecting rites of Holy Baptism for "\S
service in 191S with squadron VP-11. As successor to Comdr. seph T. Gardner, Miami, Fla., a the monthly sum for only will be conducted at this 'r
Cobb, who has been transferred overseas, Comdr. Johnson will be In PBY pilot who destroyed several five years, my children would only -----'Jpl-!--_ )1
charge of the NAOTC training program for Llbf'rator'entura, Catalina enemy vessels In night"Black Cat' receive payments for an additionalfive I it

and Mariner. aircrewmen' attacks in the Southwest Pacific; years, a total of 54,800-what Free ;
-- and Lt (Jg) George J. Eckel, Ards- happens to the other $5,2001" The -

Service Personnel Given ley, Pa., a carrier-based fighter pi- only answer that could be offeredwas Are 1..
lot who shot down two enemy planes that the proceeds of National .
and shared credit for a third Service Life Insurance were being ;
Get Bus during a photographic mission lat\ paid out on an actuarial basis, and To ]
Opportunity September 21 that In the majority of cases bene-
o The Naval Air Medal went to ficiaries would receive far more Naval personnel need not
Lt. (jg) Rex. E. Hawkins, Nephi, than $10,000 since the chances of their eyesight any longer
Service To Scenic SpotFamous Utah, for dive-bombing through their dying so soon were very remote of any lack of funds to \
a solid layer of clouds and scoring In most cases this explanation glasses. 4
Silver Springs Florida's internationallyknowntourist a direct hit on an enemy installation was far from satisfying in A new policy which has
view of the fact that the
In the Marianas; and policy- gone into effect provides
attraction, will no longer be quite so inaccessible to the Gold Star In lieu of a second holder felt that if he was being and officer personnel on 1

sailors and WAVES stationed here. Air Medal went to Lt. (jg) TrederU charged a premium for $10,000 duty with spectacles without
Hundreds of servicemen and women from NAS Jackson -k \\' 11 in 11 n n s, Milwaukee, worth of Insurance, his family when deemed necessary by an

ville have planned trips to this scenic spot only to find that UK, for destroying an enemy ought to receive that amount in examination. In addition, ,
the event of his death.
to board the "art'hou"e.d"rln a c arrler- already using glasses may i
they were unable based bombing attack on the Uo- The nesettlement option not replacements and repairs
crowded busses. Now they're go- nln Islands only guarantees a lifetime Income charge.
%g to get a break, due to the cf- the beneficiary
Those receiving Presidential Unit to principal This service is not charity
rts of the Welfare Department.An been. Citation were Lt. George S. Clute, but It guaranties that the those who are unable to pay "
arrangement has Watsonville, Cal; Lt, Robert D face amount of the policy will their own eye glasses, but is J
made with the scheduled Orange Bus trips to Sept. 27, 19&o-Gl"rman, Italy Kunkle, Peru, Ind; Lt. (Jg) Ralph be paid Furthermore, it can be able to all hands like any "I
regularly and Japan feigned the notorious L Fisher, :Miami, Fla, and WalterE. chosen for beneflelur'i/i who medical service. Dependents f
the resort. The present plans Include "Pact of Kerlin" pledging their Landon, AMMlc, Rocklngham, have not jet readied their thirtieth naval personnel are not
two weekly trips, one on governments "to stand by and N. C. All are former members of birthday. All glasses will be standard,
Wednesday! and another on cooperate with one another night-raiding "Black Cat" squad- This new mode of payment is those who prefer a certain type
Sundays, the first to begin on 28lUlf'h. to establish!! a new order of rons of the Southwest Pacific. known as OPTION 2. The methodof frame or rimless type lenses 'is
Tickets will be on sale which has been In ef- have
things calculated to promote the -'-i----! payment to purchase them as In
at the Malnside Welfare Office, mutual and welfareof fect since National Service Life In- past,
and will cost $3 88 for the round prosperity Seek
the peoples concerned" VolunteersAt surance was first written has been Under the system which Is to
trip. In view of the anticipated designated as OPTION 1, and It Is placed In operation here at
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heavy demand for accommodations unchanged There will be no auto Jacksonville, It will be !
tickets for the Wednesdaytrips Japs PrepareTo USO ActivityVolunteers matic changes made in existing to report to the Dispensary
must be purchased! prior to policies, and those who desire to refraction. If new glasses are #
noon Mondays, and for the Sunday Fight Us In Asia are needed at the Na- elect OPTION 2 will have to make scribed or repairs or '
trips, prior to boon on tional Catholic application for the
Washington (CNS-The) Asiatic Community Serv change at the indicated, the serviceman or
Wednesdays. continent will become the main Ice-Woman's Division USO. to Station Insurance Office However, man will be sent to the Naval
Busses will leave the garage in help with recreational activities for it Is not to
battlefield for troops of the U. S. possible say which op- pital where fittings will be r
Jacksonville at 0730 picking up women in the armed services. tion is best, since each Individual'scircumstances The spectacles will be ordered
and to the 'I
Japan, according Tokyo
For the
at four points
Those who
passengers can teach bridge are must be considered. upon their arrival the person
convenience of those living ashore, radio. needed on :Monday afternoon Oth- If the wife Is under 30 years of be informed to report back to J
the busses will stop en route tothe In a broadcast recorded by the ers talented In giving book reviewsare age, and the individual wants to hospital for the final fitting "
station at the intersection oftirk FCC, Tokyo said: "Today, when needed In the evening, when get as large an income as is pos to pick up the glasses. .
and Post Streets, and at the raids on Japan itself are growingin about 40 Cadet Nurses, Waves and sible, he should adopt OPTION 1, -- -- ,
of Edgewood. and intensity the country which I Wacs would like to hear Interest which will pay $55.10 a month But I
Roosevelt Highway. Those livingon will be able to take the place of ing reviews of current books Those I he should do so with the full realization Princess Elizabeth
the station may board the the (Japanese) mainland and in who have had home economics and that at the end of twenty Joins British
busses at 0830 at the Mainslde Rec- the industrial fi 51d is Manchukuo can help with easy to prepare one- years such Income will cease, and WAC
reation Building (Ship's Service). (Manchuria). dish meals are also needed. the widow will have to get alongas London (CNS)-Princess
A final stop will be made in frontof Manchuria's position in the corner The U,S,O. is located at 43 West best she can. On the other beth, heiress to the British
Adm Bldg. #500 In NATTC.The of Asia the broadcast con Monroe but those interested in the insured( may prefer to hav hand'l has joined the Auxiliary
trip to the springs will take tinued, "becomes very importantwhen helping with any of these activitiesare beneficiary get' smaller ? I Service, Britain's equivalent of
about two and one-half hours. On it is possible to forecast that asked' to (com' to t..<. r* .hn ..,..t".." t..lO't"" ,.., .,"


22 March 1945
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Catalina Rescues Mrs. nt'nan llcaJs Kcil Cross _Worfc f" I4I

Four Army Fliers

of the WEEK 'Adrift Many Days

I Thirty aircraft and two big surface -

convoys passed within sight t I
during the 17 days and 20 hours I; ; ,
I that four survivors of a downed I It'
transport plane were adrift in the :
Philippine Sea but no one sighted .

them Shortly before noon on the eighteenth tVx; i

day, when the four airmen
had gone without food for three : ", :j, <
days the raft was spotted tossing I f-
in 12-foot swells by Ensign Eddie
W. Johnson, USNR, co-pilot of a I I
Navy Catalina flying boat. RV

t "Hang on," he warned his seven-1 I ?
man crew and five passengers.I t !
1 I The pilot noted the 12-foot swells a i I

and the light wind. He thought too, !
of the over-all weight of his plane J
13 occupants, several hundred L
pounds of mail and gear, 1000 gal I
4 Ions of gasoline. Then the Catalina T
hit the water, bounced once, | :
and settled down. The Army trans- KitT:

port airmen waved their arms,,
yelled, and beat each others' backs. ,

The Catalina was taxied nlnn-
side the raft and the (survivors\ --
were taken aboard through the I .
A lot of changes have taken port blister
place in the United States Navy --- --- -
a boatfiwaln. On 23 February- J
since the day that a young Tennessee I 1918 he was ordered to the I'S- A1&

lad named Edgar C Suratt ACT Virginia at Hampton

walked into the recruiting office at KoaxK The ship carried horses .. ,

Jackson: to embark upon his naval truck. Army, and troopn.other The cargo young as warrant wella Mrs. II. E. Regan wife of Captain Kegan, Commanding Officer! of this- Station In the new- (chair

career. That was back on 21 February officer made two trip man of the American Red Cross :surgical Dressing Unit on this :Station, succeeding 3Irv A. C. McFalL. I
1907, and there w ereno, 45,- aboard her, once' to St. Nazaire Mrs Regan is pictured above (front left) in the ReJl I Cross room as other members of the organization
000) ton Iowa class BB's, no flattops and then to Bordeaux. Upon his in the background carryout their "errands of mercj" in preparing work vital to the war effort.
and, in fact, no naval avia return from the latter port, he ---- --- ---- -- -

tion. was transferred. to the Armed
Today Edgar C. Suratt wears Guard Receiving !Ship' on 20 July Red Cross Unit Renews ::1
the two and one-half stripes of a 1918 for duty with the 6th Naval !
lieutenant commander, the Good District. baseball team Hack toM 17 ; I
Conduct Medal and two bars, the >a on 19 February 1919 on the Making Dressings With
,Mexican Campaign Ribbon, the tS! Mexican, Stiratt made five YY I 1
Victory Medal with Armed Guard round trips across the Atlantic* '
Clasp, and the American Defense between 25 February and 20 July Demand Being Increased 1
.Ribbon--and the American Navyis -three to St. Xacaire and two I
the largest and most powerfulin to Bordeaux-ferrying American The American lied Cross Surgical t Dressings Unit reopened "i

the world. troops back home. While aboard Tuesday, March 20, with Mrs. II. K Kegan, wife of '.:
The veteran whose rise, parallels her, on 16 April 1919, he was ap- I the
as the new chairman
nointed Ensiirn. succeeding
of ,
the growth the Navy, was j
Mrs. A.
morn In .xavannan" Tf'nn", mac'me His next assignment was as Notes on random ramblings now C. McFall.As ['J
on 25 August 1R88. After attending watch division officer on the USS that spring has sprung in Jax I casualties come in from Europe's bloody battlefield, i
public and high schools at Aroostook. The ship headed for the TV'ould be no wonder if pilots taking 1 I
-I I more surgical dressings are nc-eoxl
lIMo nearby towti of Adanrwrllle, Pacific through the Panama Canal off over the WAVES area sud- '
Ash i
and needed now. An
he derided to join the iSavy.Following and at San Diego was assignedas j I dently zoomed or if frequent take- Japs of emergency
quota surgical has
his boot training at a seaplane tender, Aircraft off practice should strangely be dressings
Norfolk > a., he wan aligned In Squadrons, Pacific Fleet. Ens Sur I required Now that Old Sol is make Harassed Marines been-sent I to the Red Crews unit,
April 1907 to the L'SS!; Minnesota att remained aboard her until 10 ing with the beams in true summer i meeting Tuesdays and Fridays
which made a world cruise February 1923 when he was order fashion, the urge to acquire a i from 9 am to 3 o'clock at the J
with "Fighting Hob" Evans' ed to duty at Pensacola as yard glamorous Florida tan has busted I I :By 'amp >' r"ippr Srtfre 'I Chapel, in the Sunday School room. l{
fleet. An ordinary' seamen when craft and baseball officer A few I II loose in all the ,barracks. The recreation Marines, under Lt. Gen Holland All old members are requested to .
he boarded later he looks if M, Smiths [ come and help. Their services are .
the Minnesota, young days was promoted to lieutenant area usually as a command who made
Suratt roe to seaman In January junior grade. On 16 July I I buzz bomb had made a direct hit the first landings on Iwo Jima had'| '! urgently needed to fill the preterit
1908, coxswain in 1910, and 1925 he was retired for physicaldisability ,, in the immediate vicinity, with''two foes to fight on that island. I emergency quota,
iMttttMtain'Sj mate, second class, as a result of injuries i bodies sprawled in all positions in i First'i there was the Jap. And j ( Service carves whose husbands
in 1912. incident to the service with the i all directions, usually quite motion- j then there was the island's hellish! are transient or overseas' .h.tiM :
Leaving the Minnesota in October rank of senior grade lieutenant. j'less, invariably feminine. Once in I Ia I volcanic ash hick mired vehicles, j I come, if only for an hour .r .",.. j
1913, he joined the Arkansasfor Until recalled to active duty on while there will be some signs of i clogged weapons and made it near lou'it be surprised< to find hew
a European and Mediterranean 30 September 1940, he made his life, such as a pair of hands dream ly Impossible to dig foxholes.So many new friend jou'll niali 1
cruise, Another promotion came in home at Gainesville, Ga, conducting ing up a brightly colored sweater heavy.. was the ash that marines I and jou'll IMS helping Servlc-enwn I
1014 when he advanced to boats- a real. estate business and with knittine- needles which make i ace to dig cVc7 .. h all over the world.. Every buoy. \
wain's mate, first class. After extensive working in the postal sen.:ice. Assigned little flashing clicks; or maybe the it from the r pair of hand here mean m relive I
cruises in Atlantic waters to NAS Jacksonville, Lieut page of a book is turned; or a lob bolts of their tt "saved' out there
and participation in spring fleet Suratt was designated'ship's service ster-tinted arm is smeared with i rifles and carLines Yc I Almost everyone knows Lara :

exercises at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba officer Next he went to the sweet-smelling oil designed to turn I j,I with a t .,, I Turner wear sweaters (especially- "
he transferred to the Armed I Yard Department as yard craft of- it overnight into glowing brow. j i I toothbrush before you men), but did you ever stop to
Guard camp at Norfolk on 12 May ficer, and then on 16 December Sometimes the roar of the motor firing realize that our Servicemen wear :
1917. As a member of the armed 1941 was named officer in charge I, on a plane drowns out the sharp I I them With ve- sweaters and wool caps to keep 1
guard crew, Suratt boarded a merchant of the Seaman Guard, He was advanced I perk-peck of a portable typewriter I hides bogged i them warm wherever the winds are
ship the following to lieutenant commander' and sometimes the shadow of pass- 1 down in the fc
month : I .1R icy* It gets pretty cold in Alaska
which carried aviation gasoline.. on 15 June 1942 Again on 13 November : ing wings momentarily darkens afresh ash the ma- c and surh northern climes. The'' Red
Traveling with a convoy en routeto 1944 he became yard craft i I] nail lacquer job being meticulously rines had to lug Cross provides the wool for the '
Rcen, France, the tanker was officer, his present assignment. !i' applied. Some bodies lie their own 1) a heavy sweaters, but you must provide
nearing a port on 31 July 1917 During his tour of duty with 'straight, at horizontal attention; I I ammo and be- jj. Gen :-mlth'" the labor. Perhaps many' of i
when just before sundown the the 6th Naval District baseball I ,some fire curled up as if the own- 1, cause of constant you would have the time, but cannot -
whole ship shuddered. Amidshipsat team, I.t. Onxlr. Suratt was er is sleeping peacefully while she I pepper from Jap mortar leave home because of imaJl
the time, the boatswain's mate married on 14 October 1918 to :bakes; some are stretched wide as I rocket and machine gun fire the infants or for other reasons If you
dashed aft to the the former if posing for a spread eagle motif ammo carriers had
gun thinking Lucille KarneMlne i i1'ickiw usually to will stop by the Chapel on
they had been lie All in all, it must make a mostinteresting I crawl through the Tut'S.
torpedoed. ash
waswJ.ng of Gainesville, (Ia. They I pushing days or Fridays, you will be
His ship was quite unharmed have two children, tnFAI ar pattern from the air! the ammo in front of them. : the wool and the directions These 1
1I 1-
but the one dead ahead had C., Jr., 21, Mho is stationed in Ah, spring! I "There was hardly anything sweaters and caps will certainly be' ,
been struck a death blow The bow the South rac-ific title the amphibious I Tis said the most unusual and moving on the beach," one marine appreciated come wintertime. j
was far out of the water, pointing force, and V, June mot enjoyable party of this or any I -- -_ -- I I Many faithful volunteers have i
skyward, and the stern was resting Suratt, aged 18, a Miphomore at I'''other year was the "setting down" joined in a spontaneous and sin- been meeting on and
on the bottom. The sub the ''affair recently thrown by a groupof 'l I i
that I'nhersily of Georgia. The (I' cere tribute to those who had never 'mending for the Dispensary This \
sent the torpedo crashing into her couple make their home here in newly promoted jgs. The gals ; skated before, jet who valiantly''I practice will continue with .
hull was never spotted. Jacksonville at 27.15 BajvievvAvenue I rented a local skating rink for the i did gird up their paddies with I'I the reopening of surgical along dressings! I

About two weeks before docking Itiverdale Garden, ,, 'night and approximately 45 WAVE I wheels and sally forth. From the II ''as' this sewing is certainly necessary. (- :
at ueiiavre to discharge bait her In his early days in the Navy officers took the opportunity to eager beginning to the bitter end, 1
cargo of gasoline the tanker exchanged Suratt was a crack pitcher, and I cast official dignity to the winds. there were several neophytes who I I
shots with a U-boat but can still throw a mean ball. He wasa Lieutenants jgs and ensigns left would not give up. There would be said of an ea-rly- landing "TheJaps
neither of them had the 'their tars at quarters changed official a pushing motion, clatter I were
range and member of the All'Navy championship a of wildly laying down a murderous j
neither was hit. After the stop at baseball team from 1912 blues' for athletic garb, and flung skate wheels, and the inevitable barrage. They had perfect c,b-
LeIIavre, the ship went on to Koen to 1916, and the All-Pacific team, : boldly lashed on the rollers The solid thump! Withoutmore servation on Mt. SurabachI ard 1
to deliver the remainder of the All-Navy champs of 1121. Although !'highly' polished skating floor was than a moment's pause, there they would go after anything that I
gas, and then returned to New Orleans he likes all sports, test of not crowded with the fleet of foot would come the lighter clatter cf mov'edj i
At a port about 30 miles up i, an he enjoys a god game of baseball for the first half hour. Strokes 'wheels being brought on course j "That damn volcanic ah would i
I we-re
the river, the tentative and circles were again, the painful not let the vehicles
tanker took on another naturally. In 1M1 he managed pulling up ,'la'' move. The i
cargo of gasoline. Later it the station baseball team. Indoors made with the utmost delicacy of the rail, and a repeat performance 'only heavy equipment I saw were

Y stopped at Bayonne, New Jersey, I his time is spent reading' balance A few hardy souls who At first, all beholders flinched with bulldozers and it was a tug-of-
to fill up This time their destination I, the papers to keep up with the war I evidently back were old skaters from :(,I each thud and offered assistance, war for them They had to lug j J
was Portishead, England, and news, and sitting! in an easy chair way went whizzing, but most', but presently it became too muchof the stuff by hand. We were always ) I I
the convoy was picked up at I i I with a good book He especially of the participants were busily I an ordinary sight to see these being pinned down ar,
Quc-enstown. The next day they; likes to follow the accomplishments trying to convince themselves that hardy few on the floor oftener horIzontal when we dug our foxholes we d1. f
underwent a torpedo attack and of the Navy as many of they didn't leally have two left than vertical Be it to their 'it by hand. Brother, we dug." 1
again escaped I! feet and the skates weren't pig- undying glory that the last I .
unscathed. However today's top-ranking admirals sound *' -- -
I' wereI ton-toed. After the first
a converted Cunard liner astern shipmates of his in the old days. had ;,of the evening was a skidding 1 Form tal Laud Marine
was hit although she did net I I! passed, most had gained enough j I thump and that they tuck with I Pacific l
sink, When the war is (over says the confidence to cut loose with a (CNSI) Secretary of the
During this an cl.1; 'rugged deal right to the last I
period latter
Suratt was lieutenant-commander, he's casional nourish and Navy James V Korreatal, who r
going by the time
without the
made chIef boatswain's pleasant thrill
mate. to find a nice place to Jive that the cf toured the American beachhead i
evening over, there was a single swish "
While enjoying ft brief rent isn't too far from the ocean or even a longparade of couples while around the floor':'and advanced positions on Iwo J
period in Um Armed Guard camp some lakes and spend the rest of swinging round and round with added lustre upright to! their Furthermore, liS (I'Island, paid high tribute to the
after returning 1 41 Norfolk In his life trying to catch those big IIkAUng- nc.-e-stf'rs in time to the a single one devotion, not) IU., H, Marines in that bloody fight: i
I September, 1917, lie nail nar *

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j So Cold -FlamesOf (Veterans Warned :; i Seaman Jean 1 I To WAVE Full Officer CommanderFirst Goes

Candle Were I Of "Slick" Deal ft100url WAVE commander In Bu-

1t Tells About Air, and the second of all WAVESto
Frozen On SpotHere's I Kansas City (CNS) The case ma \ 4- I be honored with promotion to
of a wounded veteran of World
that rank is Hancock. Comdr.
War II who paid $12,000 for a
ODe of the latest "tall I ExperiencesFran
: tales" to win a $250 award on the I farm he could have bought for $8- I "Any part of the U, S, looks : I Hancock is the Women's Reserve
j CBS "Kate Smith Hour". The 000putting up his entire life savings I good to me noweven the Statueof dear, Representative for The Bureau of
1 cash was locked up by Lieut. Col. of $4,000 as the initial pay Liberty And hundreds here i Well, now it's happened to me, I Aeronautics and works in close coI -
mentwas revealed by L W. Dug- will amen that statement made by I I
I E. W Bowen a patient at the and I know about the sudden emp- i operation with the Chief of Naval
William Beaumont General Hospital | gan, governor of the Farm Credit I Walter E, Blount, chief commissary I ty feeling that comes inside whena I I
Administration.Even steward, recently assigned to Operations She has visited this
\ El Paso, Texas personnel officer says briskly,
I Supply after nearly 18 years' serv- station upon several occasions and
I Here goes Lt. Col, Bowen: worse, Mr. Duggan said, I' "Your orders are here." The first
is known of
Ice. personally by many
"In the Spring/ of 1892, Angus I the "normal productive value of I thought is, of course, "Where' I the WAVES in operational train..
McDonald! went to the Klondike to I the farm, judged on its ability to I A native of Little Rock, Ark, and the whole world hangs poisedIn
I afford the owner a living and the smiling 37 year-old chief has midair I ing
try his hand at prospecting for pay I until he answers To Ba I
} gold He pitched his tent in a I I taxes and indebtedness, was only I been all over, earning his four gold I nana River I go, as of tomorrow, a picture pattern, and pelicans Hitting -
likely looking spot and started dig. $5,000." hash marks on the USS Wyoming, ar\d what to do there remains to be patiently on the posts awaited
gtng Duriitft the summer he had I Mr Duggan issued an urgent I Nevada, Idaho, Relief, Narragan-I' moved, I don't mind the change es- l j I donations from the fishermen. At
very good luck, and accumulated appeal to all servicemen and women I sett, LST 394, and pecially, except for leaving the the bait house a half-grown kitten
quite a stack of gold dust, In fact, who plan to become farmers afloat and ashore. roommates who've been fun But all black, yawned and stretched on
his luck waso good that he decided after the war to consult with their Back In m Chief mount's there will be others, and the work I I a pile of new nets. The man said
to build himself a cabin and county agricultural advisory com .Strip assisted in the rescue of will doubtless be about the same, he had had her mother for eleven
spend the winter there, in order mittees before buying farms with home 500 passengers' from the It messes up my plan for leave, and I'1, years and she'd always brought
I to be on the ground when the their sa\ings. If the wounded veteran illstarredestrli' British .steamer I'll just miss taking the yeoman him good luck. The kitten had not
I Spring/ thaw arrived. He spent the I had sought the advice of the mink in a gale off the Mrglnia exams here That I don't like. But''been on a voyage yet but he had
) ext several weeks cutting timber county agricultural advisory com- toast.Mote better I should be on a new station 'I every hope she'd do as well. RoseBay
) d building himself a nice log1dbin. mittee, he said, the chances are recently he was at Anzio where memories will not assail at sunset was a detached moment
On the very day that he he would not have paid a price in beachhead for 15 long days in me at every turn. I keep on not !I from a dream; with the sun
finished his cabin there came a I excess of the agricultural value of April, 1943, where he learned howa hearing and not hearing from Bill, I going down into a palm tree and
1 1' change in the weather It started the farm. So far in the presentwar sitting duck feels under frequentand and it's been long enough for him I the whole sky pinky-lavender, reflected
1i i\' mowing early in the morning and he added, the percentage of vicious German bombings, to have landed 'most anywhere'j II in the nearly motionless
by nightfall there was four feet of rise in land prices is about equalto Something mutt have river Two porpoises leaped

snow piled up around the cabin the comparative period of the AMMlc Edward Hand Boyce, 22, but I keep pushing that thought smoothly on their way, and water
i Then the temperature began to last war. Most of the 2,000,000 whose P-boat sank a Jap destroyer away; it's too paralyzing, and too birds waded by the shore without
j drop and by nine o'clock it was farm foreclosures of possible. I I The entire
\ the last 25: from masthead height with two splash. day seemed to
9/* below zero. years stemmed from indebtedness bombs, asks nothing from anyone I To celebrate' our last Sunday float on the brink of something ,
,, "It began to get a little chilly incurred to buy land in and follow. but to see good old Brooklyn, N, Y. i all roommate, we rented a car or maybe it was just because I
in the cabin, so Angus decided to ing World War I. again and drove south pat !St. Augustine knew I was going away
\1 go to bed. He got himself ready II The Farm Credit Administrationhas Wearer of the presidentialunit 1 and Daytona along our favorite Through luck and the favor of a
to retire, then went to the table published a booklet, "About citation and the air medal, road, finding New !Smyrna friend I spent a few minutes In
where the candle and'
was burning I That Farm You're Going to Buy," the veteran aircrew'man has logged a good stopping place, a quiet the control tower yesterday, a
attempted to blow out the light,
\, After several unsuccessful at- I which is available on request The over 1,000 air hour since he town with lazy moss-hung place I've always wanted to see,
FCA be addressed ..nliloteilin 1941. branches meeting overhead to thrill. The
can at Kansas and it was indeed a river
he found he
i tempts to blow the light out was because unable City, 8, Missouri. He and his night-flying Black anli the homey MreeU. was wide on two sides, full of
._ Cat mates have laid an Fishing boats at the made
1 the flame was frozen solid. Now, -- -- many egg pier PBY's taxiing in circles, the boat
on the Japs, and have dodged their - pier had ferries lined up alongsideand
; Angus knew that he would be
i New Books In share While based around the down-under sailor's
unable to sleep with that light aground. country as a small gray personnel boats
s shining: in,his face, so he took his New Britain and Canton Island, paradise. Aussie girt, he says putt-putting back and forth, and
knife and carefully cut the flame Station LibraryOnce they were pestered by regular visI I emphatically/ are 4 0, which mayor the vast smooth landing mat angled
off the candle. He then threw the its from Nip bombers, evidently may not have something to do with out a geometic design of run.
J zen flame out of doors in the In Vienna, Vicki Baum. coming over from the Gilberta or the pAradise angle. ways. To me the business of air
( ow and went to bed. About Young Jefferson Bower Marshall The 21-year-old meUkmith traffic control was naught but con
ttlnd Blow Gently KirkbrIde. Boyce was also stationed at Pan went direct from boot Con fusion with
j wenty miles from the cabin there Love Calls the Tune, Nuiila camp unintelligible voices
i was a volcano 'which had been inactive Where A aj'. Ferry ama and Bermuda. months'. CASU duty In Ihe blaring out of roars and squeals
I for several centuries, but King& Passenger Schachner He found this true on both sides South Pacific, now to AAU here from squawk boxes, speakers, and
this night it blew its top. The r'dI Cannery Tall brothers Row, Sthlytter.Steinbeck of the world;, Wherever he went lie recalls rugged SoPac nights phones. But the WAVES who work
hot lava began to run down the Apaitment In Athens \\\eitcott the Red Cross was there, too. And when Jap subs boldly moved in there seemed to know how to sort .
,I side of the mountain, heating the -- --- Boyce's "wherever" takes in a lot close and lobbed sheila into his out the voices and understand that
f air for miles around. Finally the from the candle thawed and set of out-of-the-way places island base. In the dark, he ex- peculiar abbreviated jargon com
1 air around Angus' cabin became so fire to the grass The/grass set plains, a man can't tell whose name posed of code words and numbers.Me .
I warm that it melted the snow. The fire to the cabin and Angus would I Chalk up a very good word for Is on a shell.Lindsey I for a simple typewriter that
I grass! feeling this warm air and have burned to death if he hadn't I Australia--Sydney, in particularfrom did most of his sweating 'speaks English.
I thinking/ that Spring had arrived been sleeping in asbestos underwear ; :- I. William Earl Lindsey Sic, of In daylight,. however, hacking out I' As ever,
started to grow. The frozen flame ." Tuscumbia, Ala. Lindsey describes jungle air bases with the Seabees. Jean


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Maypoi ______ I ,";
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Commanding Officer .
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Captain Joseph B. L> n .h. USNRCommanding : ; ; ,. ,
Officer << ... ;
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Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), USN \ ay
Commanding Officer I :'
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Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) I ..n
Commanding Officer Y tit J
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Commanding Officer
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Commander Frank T. CorbIn, USN \ .. IM"
Commanding Officer _
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Commander Michael P. Bagdanovlch, USN
Commanding Officer Try gain-gutii the empty hand and win a kiss! *
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Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Municipal No. 1
Commander Commanding M:'"'.':"Mei Officer i Itt, USNR D 0 00 !d I

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_ Marine Aviation Detachment Officer Mainside Movie Schedule ..., ,

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Today-"LADY OF BURLESQUE," Barbara )' '.. I,
without material..: permission Republication I at CNS.of credited War Department matter prohibited: X5 E. The story of backstage goings-on in the big time buile< / ... j

42nd St., N. Y. C shows with crime as an added attraction. ( Replay.) \ e

'riday-UCIUME DOCTOR'S COURAGE; ," Warner / (',
Bouls May' '\hlln ter. Another in the series of mysteries solved by I :i l
I \ '
Doctor Warner Baxter. I

Malting. G. I. Loans Saturday-"THREE HEARTS FOR JULIA," Ann I
ern. Repeat. 1300 show only. I

A recent survey made in the NAS, Miami Sunday-"MOLLY AND ME;," Monty Wooley, .

War Bond Office concerning what naval personnel Fields. A screen biography of Marie Dressier with ( In

do after the Fields in the title role; lr ]
<< were intending to warhhoweu
.l\Ionday-USUDAN Jon Hall Maria Montez. Mai' I
'1 j
that a great percentage intended to queen of an ancient Egyptian realm, is in love with | i li 1

go into "a'little business of their own". The Bey, whom she suspects as the murderer of her fathei. ) / / \ .

first question the bond officer asked .these action takes place in a battle between Bey and the ( | ", | i}

future business men was, "Wheie do you intend soldieis.

to finance this enterprise?" They all Tuesday-"ROYAL SCANDAL," Tallulah ,1'r I .
This is about Catherine the Great of Russia, who had
*'The G. I. Bill of I \
give just one answer, | -t
loves, and one of them was a young man who cared only' "' '' "'
Nights HAS promised to aid veteians". one of the ladies-in-wailing. The romantic duo are saved b ", ,In
They know that under this bill the gO"ernmt"nt a visit from the Ambassador from 1'aiis. i

guarantees :50> % of business loans up Wl'dnesduy-'JGIITI LADY." Heie's another ,

to $4000. tunity to see this great Navy picture. /

Thus a great many of naval personnel, -- .

both officers and enlisted men, believe that THE WORD/ ON '

all they have to do to secure such a loan ." ,.
under the G. I. Bill of Hights is to show their WAR BONDSI in ,

"dog tags" to any bank and receive their I 1
loan However sad to relate, this is not the The station percentage went | .
truth. slightly on this last Navy | '"
Bond Allotment drive. It FROM *
Just the same as any other business loan 84% in January and at the ... "
you must demonstrate to the.lender that you February and the drive It "'
have a good credit standing and an ability to 85.7%, The final figures on i* "/
civilian drive are not in yet, i I I II 'l
operate the business profitably. Since the : ? '- .1
banks will be making only 4% on this loan, they should run. .higher.. I I : see if ", ,1

,which is a less rate of interest than i is ordi- Under the G. I. Bill of : Want' :: .
narily paid for business loans the bank is the Government guarantees '
going to make quite certain that they will 'of a loan up to $4,000 to !
not lose even their ;507) unguaranteed half. ice men and women after the
These loans will be made by I
Even the "smallest of business ventures require \ate agencies at 4% interest where i I i
a sum of money. Under the G. I. Bill you can be sure these agencies
half of the loan require proof of financial and
the government guarantees
: mean ..
ness abilities before making; :J
whether it i is for $100 or the maximum of loans. A man who has been :! '' '
$4000. The interest, as stated before, i is 4%, ing steady purchases of War : or liquor. I ] | | | I'
with the first }ear's interest being paid by through allotment will reI 1 I ) !: | ) I
the government. All loans must he paid in be considered a better risk :': ; I
some spendthrift who has ,
full within 20 years. no money at all. ; : I I 1
On the face of things, it appeals: that it 8 1 !)
should he'ery simple to secure a Joan of Arthur I- .Steadniaii, Sic Y.7 '
$4000, but anybody who has ever tried to Supply, made one of his ( Re.'I ) ( i !
Visits, to the Bond Office j
Is (
borrow monefrom a bank will know that it week. It occurred to us that 'rl" ;: : :: i
is anything but easy. A man has to be a good ,saw him around this office is
salesman to convince any banker, or any often, HO we got nosy, as Is : widow ; nl
wont, and asked", him i
lender for that matter, that he is worth a I I |
tions. I
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risk of $2000. The average banker is a pretty Steadman IH only 18 bears : : ,
smart business man and he will not be fooled and haw been in the Navy fur i! my \ ,

by medals, campaign ribbons and an over most a bear now. Neither : | ,
flowing personality lie already Knows that I father or mother are living', pig Latin
) :
he ban two brothers and one I get: .
Dun and Bradstreet reports show that well : ,
ter. It developed that lie hay : ; ;
over three-fourths of all new businesses fail Navy War Bond Allotment I /-
within the first year. We have contacted different that In a.dditlun he bobs "
bankers and asked just how veteran SMOO' Bonds a month for ('
lie ,states that after the War ;
could loan if this previously had : \\here'd
get a man is going to use t these Bonds | |
hail little or no business or finance educationor I pay his way t through college; : country )
experience and no sound credit standing.The has a nice baritone >olte : *-
average opinions were that the man in plans usle.to major In theology I !'

would not be a good credit risk! unless he had I What can we add to a story !
HOme savings that he had built up during his that? mail any \ *
years in the service. The I best!! demonstrationof e banks :
is in their Just in raw name t>f you (' issue '
the ability to nave opinion, )( ()
I know! all F<'cf'rAI Reserve
: B
deductions the <' l
heist h salary' such as War ,
I suet nil tiranrrH'H' 4 Federal
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VlIC J'rJI I'1C. EQ VL* Four 'Destroyers y BOOK REVIEW t Ship Repair Men

By Lt. (jg) Georgia WinD I
1 Track Down Sub It seems logical to make the Do Good Job On

In MidAtlanticAn first column contribution a critic's to a prediction book-review of REPORTER Pacific( Island"Cast

book to come rather than a criti-

cism of some specific current work. "
off bow lines!
East Coast Port-Four destroyer -
J. Donald Adams' The Shape of''
escorts recently trailed and' A few ship repair unit men look
) Books to Come, a Viking Press QUESTION:
destroyed a German submarine in ed up from their work.
publication of November 1944, isi
it has been It's not often the mess cooks "
mid-Atlantic just an- one author's prediction. I "Cast off stern lines! -

nounced by Admiral Jonas H. In- Many readers will disagree with get a chance to express their The destroyer slipped slowly
0Aati of gram.the United, States Atlantic the views of this man who for opinion Usually they're "ex- away from its moorings. Sailors on

i .* .II'C1.Jn1 Fleet. twenty years was editor of the pressed at," so here goes a deck stared silently at the recede
neBy '
King: New York Times ,Book" Review. I chance for them to what ing dock. Navy mechanics stood on
Zigzagging it a long and des- say
and watched the ship pull
him of wishful
accuse pilings
They may
PRESENTING: The first of a perate effort to elude its pursuers they think of those whom they
thinking or of sentimentalism, or I away.
weekly column that will serve the the sub was finally blownto each
enemy of worse. But in disagreeing with serve day. There were no cheers, no blaringof
to the readers i
of bringing
purpose in water. Debris oil
pieces deep ,
him they may clarify their own What of do sirens The destroyer was going
ana type
cf the Jax Air News the news and personal belongings of the I person you
views from the Naval Air Station's crewsuch as a song book and the thinking and perhaps achieve a + find to be the biggest nuisancein back into battle, back to fight the
sensitiveness to :
greater literarytrends blasted her hull and kill
all-Marine squadron. :First, .a few told of ; line Japs
bowl of a pipe-- the crews of is the the mess ?
that course ed her men, back to refute RadioTokyo's
with the MA-
lines to acquaint you the destroyer escorts that their
OPERATIONAL7RAINING purpose of the book column. boast of her sinking backto
RINE FIGHTER hunt was ended. ,
UNIT: For Mr. Adams is optimistic re- ANSWERS: fight for the shore-based Navy
"The four ships displayed an ex- garding the nature of books to men who gave her new life and
We first came into being on this W. H. LORENZO Sic, New York
cellent brand of teamwork, said come. He goes back to the turn of i weapons at this Southwest Pacific

station on the 1st of September Commander Jack F. Bowling the century for 'a quick survey of City. ship repair base."Whenever .
1944. Since then we have grown "They attacked the enemy vigorously The gyrenes who always wear
literature I
American particularlyof them going
i Into a large organization and are Each of the commanding officers their duty belts so they can go to "
the novel, although he is not un- out, mused Carlton. Hansen,
I going into this business of puttingthe has commended his officers the head of the line;
Marine concerned with lyric epic, and dra- Shipfitter First Class, USNR "I
finishing touches on and for the cool well-disci-
t men "
want to with them.
fighter pilots with a vim and vigor plined and skillful manner in which matic poetry.He 3. A. BUNDY, S2c, Moyock N. C. go
literature has
I that is typically Marine Corps. Our they conducted the operation and holds that our Some people think the chow hall Hansen, trained in the Ship Repair -
' risen from the of the I
) Commanding Officer is recently action." just trough is a restaurant. Why the other daya Training Unit, Naval Repair

' When the evidence indicating
) ships got much which is sound and mature
. I of the thousands of SRU men who
this paper) Lt. Col. Gregory J. him a cup of coffee and a bowl of
that the submarine was the horizon ahead.
and vital
I on I,
need have through'an intensive
Welssenberger. There is no i soup! gone
in the vicinity they increased speed The turn of the century found
the training course in the Navy Yards:
of our repeating superlatives I
and began closing in. American literature in the "Dotdrums"
I used regarding him in this paper I I A. K. BASSIL, S2c, Detroit, Mich. or Naval Bases of the United States -

in the past. Suffice it to say that :, The sub went northeast and they of complacency arrived at The bloke who insists on "feed- before being sent out to man
went after it. It suddenly turned by smug comparisons with things I
we are Justly proud of him and of ing the deck"-dropping food on advanced bases.

our executive officer, :Major JohnD. westward and the ships turned to European. This was followed by the floor, to you. The docks and cranes and repair
follow. Then the action "Winds for the Saiis"-winds gen i
Howard.You'll hear more about shops of this sprawling acres-wida

our personnel later. I I'e The USS Otter made the first erated by despair and sweeping us i A. N NAMETH BMlc, Chicago, 111. Navy repair yard are blasting the

depth charge attack. The charges from our moorings into wider hor- It varies. Some days the guys from with
Japs point-blank
\\ are a proud squadron, as are izons but into no havens of belief I range
all Marine outfits and are goingto exploded heavily in the water. The : are all right then some days ev- scores of repaired "ghost ships"
Then the mists of
I do our best to add to the pride I USS VarIan went in and dropped I or trust. came in in I eryone's a pain in the neck, A lot returned to war in record time.
I charges Then the USS Hayter resulting gropings. of the night workers from some ,
of this station. The location is Hangar I, stark realities and in futility. When the Ship Repair Units
made its attack. She circled, came departments are late to chow, although -
VF-4)) and our I
114 (formerly clear intense landed on this island in March
Succeeding brought -
back and dropped another pattern. I I years they know the hours for
barracks in the old Boot Camp their
1 are reflections- without meanIng I 1944 they dropped sea bags
I A few minutes later water
area It is our Intention to become began I ; the "tough vital guys", led by feeding. on shore pitted with shell craters,

i a vital part of the NAS not only boiling up in the area. The U-boat I, Hemingway with great integritybut foxholes and blasted cocoanut

' j through our operations, but in ath- I I'i was apparently blowing her tanks with detachment; and finally I L. R. WHITAKER, Sic (ARM), trees. Japs and American soldiers

letlcs and all other ways. In short: in an effort to surface. A black the late twenties and thirties with '' Philadelphia, Pa. had died in these holes only weeks

I we're here and hope to stay. On ball, evidently from the hull of the such maturing artists as Cather, 'I''I'I The fellow who always wants to '. before.

-with the news.CONGRATS. submarine broke the surface. I I Glasgow Buck, Steinbeck, Lewis, eat with his buddies, regardless of A sandy beach was the only
: To StfSgt. Bouckon i I The Otter returned and dropped where he's supposed to sit. and
who unlike preceding writers, were : road. Supplies equipment ma
citation he received for distinguished another depth charge pat t ern. I
the i sensitive to more than mere visual chinery piled up along the shore

I service overseas. We There were heavy explosions and impressions and saw some ( D. R. KEANE, Cox, Brooklyn, N line while the Navy mechanics of

4 have it that he is recommended oil began to come up to the surface ; uity in human experience. 'ontln-I Y. I the SRU turned construction men

for the Legion of Merit!! To recently I The Otter dropped another But Mr. Adams is concerned Student airdales! I think the en- and worked side by side with Seabees -

promoted Sgt.MaJ. Michael pattern in the center of the spreading I gines drive 'em crazy.
; chiefly with the books which will to clear out deep swamps
W. Baldy" Scollin who refuses to I oil slick. :More heavy explosions be written and read by the genera- ---- push back the jungle, and fill in ,

i pi** out cigars because he says followed. tion which is fighting this war-a G. C. JOHNS S2c' Miami, Fla. wish coral.

that the promotion carries no increase | :Men crowded the rail of the Ot- I generation which, he holds, will not The guy who comes in late, then Skilled radio men swungshovels..

: in pay. Is that Hoyle ? To I ter and began to see debris-clothIng despair whatever the peace out I sits and shoots the breeze a long Foundry experts wrestled coral

; popular and versatile TSgt Me- a book and some pieces of come, as did their fathers. Having tim dump trucks through hubdeepmud.

I Intyre who also made! a rate recently wood. Somewhat later there were lived through the post-war years, \ Machinists bolted and helped

He is responsible for the minor explosions, such as might I and the depression and therefore, G. W. LITAKA,,S2c, Concord, N. C. erect pre-fabricated warehouses as

masthead/ on this column. Good, I have been made by the collapsingof I having been brought up in an at- The fellow who always wants 'I fast as coral covered the
nest pas ? To beaming TSgt. bulkheads in the submarine. mosphere of profound and disturb- more when there's just enough to Fifteen days after the Seabees
"Mike" Keravlch whose wife expects go around then doesn't eat what :
disillusionment in all matters
il' ---- ing ,
I he I and SRU's had cleared the site and
an image soon. To the dame they have not retreated from the I gets.I
set the more than
up fifty shops,
coiwnittee. upon the success of the : Convalescents Are realistic attitude, but, even before machinery was installed and the
I ,
first blow-out Despite
squadron th. war, had already come to seea Navy shipfitters, machinists carpenters -
the prevalence of various and assorted need for faith in something larger town Pa.

J bandages the next morning, : Hosts To CoterieOf and more real than their fathers 'I I Well, three guys will come along. I their shovels, electricians to man laid their down mach
The first two want
xl time had by all. portions,
a go o. was had found. The pendulum had already -
VK'KKOM) '; (;: Where into its upward the third wants a little of this and '
> swung I
: 'a. little of that. Then there's
Women the
all of the rumors that seem toM Young couise. The author does not believeit I ines.Mexico
who cracks "Do
| > filling the air around 111 are will be arrested in this movement I guy you pay Honors
the food? when he doesn't all
coming: from. The\ latent We're Convalescent patients of the ; As proof of this realized get
he wants. Another stinker
all going to he transferred toiKTiiiaiient I Naval Hospital, under the auspicesof need' for a new set of values and puts salt
in the bowls.
duty with the llagUU the hospital unit of the American I of hunger for belief, he quotes the sugar % I Ii Admiral l Mason'

Camel Patrol! How ninth I I' Red Cross, played host to 60 I''I best sellers of the last few years- i ---- =.-

would <'ot to pun'base toupee Jacksonville girls and a large numI Keys of the Kingdom The Song of I Seabees Build Base Rear Admiral Charles P. Mason,

for several pi>on't Mho Mill remain I| ben of WAVES at a gala St. Pa- UernailHte, The Kobe, The Razor's! I i at one time Commanding Officer

nameless here forever- I trick's Day dance last Friday evening I' Edge, The Apostle, A Tree Growsin From Enemy Supplies at this Station recently' 'was

skiers? When \\..'r.. all going on Brooklyn, A Bell For .\danonot I A base built by Navy Seabees in I awarded the Merito Militar medal,

a furlough. In keeping with the occasion the necessarily great books but newly-won Pacific territory is 90 first class, by Gen. Francu/jo

HEARD IN PASSING: "When hall, was decorated with bright !books all concerned with spiritual per cent Japanese- and that includes Urquizo, undersecretary of National -

I are, we gonna get paid?" (Usually, I green shamrocks and garlands of quests and occupied with the same I the beverage cooler Defense of the Republic of
,accompanied by menacing gesturesand : crepe paper. The host committee, '' values; great love, humility, and I'I Members of a Naval Construction Mexico, in behalf of President
I Ii
a growl.) "No I'm not drinkingtoo consisting of 15 patients, wore courage and faith-.and done with '' Battalion maintenance unit I Avila Camacho of Mexico, accord

J \ much, that substance flowing '.S ham roe k Tags"* with Irish I i iI i passionate sincerity. I I who went ashore 36 minutes after I, ing to THE BEAM, Corpus Christ
I freely from my ears is sapit I names and helped greet the girls Returning Americans will insist, H-hour of the assault helped Ma.- station paper.

1 1 jt oozes out this time of year, you and get them acquainted. he thinks as does Jordan of the '' nines the first three days in repulsing I

f 'mow f'1! Notice the kindly manner A Paul Jones and multiplication'''more mature Hemingway, that I I! Jap counter-attacks and In presenting the decoration,
, in w ticn MTSgt. Ebert addressesthe dance were called adding an extra : "The world is a fine place* and then started building the base from 'I Gen. Urquizo said: "It gives me

,1 boys on :521.> I'm sure that all note of good fun for the 400 pa- '. worth the fighting for"and their scratch. I'I great honor to present the highest
honor of the Mexican
; \ of the deck sweepers must feel towards tie n t s attending. Refreshments :' literature will come closer to their With the exception of canvas army to you
I for in matters
I him as a father. Sgt. "Eag1 : were served throughout the eve- 'beliefs and aspirations. tenting and wire screen the baae-- :I your cooperation :
from the
er-Beaver1 Jbara's voice ringing ning. :Music was furnished by ,'I ------"=.+- built to accommodate the full unit I I emanating present war,
lou and clear from the Adjutant'soffice chic Thompson and his band. Ar-1': of 270 men and five Civil Engineer' as! as your many gesturesof
-I as he makes a dash for the I The Jacksonville lassies were Corps: officers-is made entirelyof friendship and your many" atten-

1 telephone: "I'll get it!" I vited by the Duval County Camp SALE.-By rooms or complete captured and salvaged enemy I, tons to the Mexican army....

t SPORTS: Ordnance finished topteam I and Hospital Council under the piewai Consisting furniture ot In excellent- condition/ material and equipment.Navy's "Vi.' -
litliiK bedloom
room suite
i in the basketball tournament I chaperonage of Mrs. II A. Becker. -
suite dinette set Including '"" ---
J close over I ..-=., ___ dishes and Club AvailableTo
I by ekeing out a victory u pots pant accessories Call New
I communications: 26-22. It was a I Eat 4Jd and ask for Chief Pirkerson' or SB2C-4

close, hard-fought series and those I Ex-Private Now CO apply inc III'(3)at .1115-A' Child St.. NAS (thou- Packs Mighty Wallop

i 1 last few games were really something t;'Ott S.VLB-7-tubo. General Electric Service MenThe
Of His Old Outfit
Pacific (C S- The SB2C4the
to watch. Why doesn't Kit- Radio table model Call King. BksS'l -
"; /
01 can be seen at 3411-A. Taylor M. Navy's newest carrier
trell charge admission to watch Marfa AAF, Tex. (CNS-At Dewey I'aik Macclenny (Fla.) Woman'sClub

I the office clerks take their "Happy I 34, Cot Harold J. Rau commandsthe %v.\N Ti:I) which participated in the recent i I has opened the Club Home to

Hour" ? All pugilists, acrobats, andmuscle 20th Fighter Group in which fight rr In good| rundilioit 4'.h.1. raids on ToTtyo- -pack/ the biggest service personnel: over the weekI .
:\ E.: ".Jeremiah tide. b'i. 1'hone fltf punch ever carried by a single-en- I ends it has been announced by
men of descriptions arerequested he served as private only eight
; I I'(lit XAI.K: gined aircraft In
addition the I Ida Knabb chairman
to turn their names in to Mrs. la
years ago. I ('IImpl"le.l- slingerlaod drum. "more than
Kittrell In order to whip into shape I Cot Rau enlisted on Jan. 7, 1're-war. Price lilMI. (onUil ("ctrl -1000 pound" bomb charge.

some teams for the summer sports.A 1929, and was a private seven Mnore, \M., JMI: KUrr..id. .\v '. load carried in the belly, as in predecessors !- I Entertainment offered will. be

baseball team is in the forma I: years. He was first commissionedin :Miplo and putted. bed. .mlI..le with' m.treaa ...- of this type, the new plane mainly dancing on Saturday evei .
llll A. ( hild
pslluwa. :St..
mounts 20
.ve stages under the supervision 1937. For four years he piloted :Nts., ur roll MtfM-alellu. AMMle iK mm. cannon in each i nings, but other amusements will

t ,. MTSgts. Allen and Ebert. It 'heavy bombers over the Caribbean ':"t. 8HM. wing, carries another 1,000 pounds be available The Girls'\ Club will
I 'OR RKNT: of bombs in wing racks and\ shoots act as hostesses under the direction

shows promise of being a good one. and then was returned to the U. S. .
R'I.tlll with doable' l 1..01. May be aces eight five-inch rockets I
from similar
A volley ball tournament is goingon : for further training as a fighter at any lime IMi Hnulrvard.IOST of committee members from
with the hangar In 1913 led' positions. the various ,clubs! participating.
now games on pilot. September, he ,
I1.J..1 Viereo watch Name en- *-* A number of rooms have been
almost day. more info P-47 to later I
deck England was
group ,]
graved on bark; Silt reward, II finder. Want DougliUit Award listed which will be to
regarding this competition next transferred to wing operations, and n..tirie. Kurt i. llewman, Ilk. !VUti, given !service
week. In March. 1914, rejoined his old l.:.t. 8ftt: ..r call t"t.; bit, Mr'OlU Washington (CNS) Gen. Joseph personnel over week-ends and

RHYME OF THE WEEK* outfit as its commanding officer, I liar. Wing 3. W SUIwell AGF commander a number of invitations to meals
1 WANTHItWtrin could wear practically all the I on Sundays are available.
with soul '
Ureatlies there a man so
I rcfriseral.r.! tall: Mr. IVtera.r .
i I deal', can fry; boil poach cook as you' :... 091, .r t.;371 alter I,3D.KOR Army awards, in the book if he 'We hope that. those who feet ao

) Who never to himself hath said please, we leave' you until next I I'. _... HAI.KThntr : wanted tobut the one award he I (ineline.\ will ",' "
nil mgh..e
1 r n
column when the qllh.
1 "Oh my head oh my head, oh my week at this

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have been-asked By Jack to pinch-hit CumminsWe for- Sports Columnist

1k ii : 4 i'i Benny Kahn, who is away on leave. This is a pretty tough '

: task, in fact it might be compared to being sent in to bat ,

for Babe Ruth, however, we are going to do our best to ;'

come through in the clutch. ,'j

\ For a long while I have been contemplating coming

I&itii& back at some well-known sports writers who- have been ;

taking some very unkind, digs at Sammy Snead. They claim

that the only reason he is winning all the tournaments is "

that he has no competition. Well, that may be true, as the

only golfer who can even approach the, Virginia siegegunis

Byron Nelson and in the last two medal tournaments .

,tY (previous to the Charlotte Open) he has not looked too ::1

good against the kind of golf that Samuel Jackson has been h

exck throwing at him. It is pretty hard to compete against 21 ;

and 22 under par for 72 holes. :
However, a lot of people seem to
I forget that prior to entering the'1k\
Rookies service Snead won in the neighbor Ml
/ hood of $19,000 for one season's

Of Senior play, which isn't a bad neighborhood .
Hopes to be in. And, this was done
against the best in the game which i

Three Station records! went by the boards here last week when Loop Ball ClubsWar Included Ben Hogan, Lawson Lit
Ens. Charles E. Goss (left) shattered the push-up mark; Ens. Robert tie and others.
M. Barber (renter) lowered the miniature obstacle course record They have also been saying that
and Ens. O. O. Bell (right) !surpassed! the previous figure for five Ridden Majors Use Snead isn't good enough to carry
tests. At the extreme right Ens. Bell Is seen performing the chinsan -- Bobby Jones' bag when the emp
Flock Of Unknown Men
act at which his twin brother, Ens. O. C. Bell, was something of eror was in his prime. Well, thatis
an expert, having set a record of 40 here In June of 1941._ During Early Drills pretty silly as it is hard to compare -
the two men who never met
I Major league ball clubs, despitethe in competition except at' the Au-
Physical Training Marks hazards of this wartime sea gusta National, where I believe I "
NO CURVES ON son, have opened spring training am safe In saying that Sam wasn't
programs with the idea in mind even closely approached by the Atlanta -
Go By Boards Last WeekThree that they will be able to continue Great. A couple of things
despite manpower shortages another d that klnda' got under my skin was
problems which beset them. the statement that no one since '
of six station physical training records were Arthur E. Patterson of the Na Jones has won the four major ;,
shattered last week, according to announcement by Lieut.S. NAZI WEAPONS tional League Service Bureau has tournaments- the American and

E. Epler, testing officer. The speed-agility (miniature L prepared a release on prospects as British Opens and the two Amateurs ''r
obstacle course) mark of 25.9 seconds was lowered to 24.3 By Arthur E. Patterson the members of the senior circuit -in the same year. Of course,

seconds_ by Ensign Robert :M. Barber of Squadron VPB, prospect Whitey on Johnson the National, young catching Defense swing tine. into the conditioning rou Sam the being Amateur a pro events could not but competeIn believe

flight 164. List of the Brooklyn Dodgers, recently "There will be an even 100 rook me if he did there would be no
The push-ups mark was raised Murderers' Row wrote Harold Parrott, the ies in the eight N.L. camps,"' competition-he would be as safeas
from 71 to 80 by Ensign CharlesE. club secretary, from the European writes Patterson. "Frankie s Roosevelt running for president.
Goes of Squadron VPB, flight theatre of operations: Frisch's Pirates will have the They also failed to mention that 'i
165, while Ensign O. G. Bell, also Of 1927 Called "You don't have any trouble with smallest delegation. Stringing it took Jones arpund ten years to ;
of VPB, 164, set a record for the curves over here. Everything comes along with the established Corsairs win these events In the same year, ;
highest score on the five tests- at you straight." Frisch will have only seven and Snead has been doing pretty "
3.97. The previous record was 3.94. Greatest TeamFive M from the minors at the Muncie, well in the six years he has been
Ind., base. Both Leo playing in competition. In fact, it
To set his record Bell did 53 Lieutenant Mel Jones, former Durocher, of i
push-ups and 29 chins. He made a secretary of the Brooklyn the Brooklyn Dodgers, and Charlie is a much better record than '","
jump reach of 28" and ran the Players Were Over has seen considerable service Dodgers, Grimm of the Cubs, will watch 15 Jones had in his first six years. _
speed agility course in 25.9 secondsto .300 Mark With Mighty an officer in our South Pacific as recruits while Freddie Fitzsinv The other statement was to
tie the station! recordshatteredfive fleet. Palau, Leyte, the mons will try to pick a few regu the effect that Jones could give
minutes later by his classmate, Babe Setting the Pace Gulf and Subic Bay are among Lingayen the lars out of 14 newcomers. Therewill Snead and Nelson a stroke a
be a dozen at hole and beat them. Well that
Ens. Barber. Bell's score on the places he's to talk the camps of ,
going about
The Sporting News, baseball'sBible the Braves and is too remark to
step test was 84. Giants and Billy silly a even
when he rejoins the Brooks.
Ens. Bell is a twin brother of has answered baseball's rid- a Southworth's World champion Car. bother with so we'll pass it up.{
Ens. 0, C. Bell who in June 1944 dle of the Sphinx: "Which was the dinals will have to fight off bids All in all, I think that Sam
greatest team of them all?" The Private First Class Milton Kirsh- for berths by 10 minor Snead is the greatest golfer since
set three station records of
one News polled 140 members of the ner, of New York, admits he's a stars. Jones and if the war hadn't come
which-40 chins-still stands. His
Baseball Writers' Association and bit of a baseball nut. That's why "The
home is Dora, New Mexico. While spring training amp of along would have won the Openat
this is the answer they : he was carrying a copy of the pro- the Cincinnati
there he starred in baseball, track gave Kids at Bloomington least twice by this time and
and basketball. He is 23 years of The New York Yankees of 1927. gram for the 1944 New York Base- Ind., ulll present more would have been called the great.
age, five feet five inches tall, and This team, the storied Mura r- ball Writers Dinner when his infantry war-time flki's-J.f', men Mho est golfer that this country has
tips the scales at 145 pounds. ers' Row, polled 71 votes of the 140 swept over Normandy. Dur- have spent the major share of ever produced.
Ens. Barber hails from Salem, cast against 15 for the Chicago ing one bit of action when Private last !season! than any other While on the subject of Snead-
Oregon. In high school he played Black Sox of 1919, 2d choice for Kirshner was huddled in the sup- team In the National League," here is a pretty good story that I
varsity football and was on the the all-time dream team. In 3d posed safety of his foxhole, shrapnel continue Patterson.! ",,hen the think bears repeating. While Sam ,
track team. Barber is six feet tall place was the Yankee team of struck his musette bag in 1915 edition of the National was waiting for his discharge from 1
and weighs 150 pounds. He is 21 1928, practically the same ball club wallet which, among other things, was a League Green Book went to the Navy, his Commanding Officer
years oJ. as the '27 champions, and 4th containing the program, press there were 16 players on asked him what he was going to
Connie Mack's baseball pictures and other souv- the Reds' roster do after he Sam remarked
A native of Pennsylvania, the came power-laden who fell Into got out.
town of Franklin to be exact, Ens. Athletics of 1929. Top NL entry enirs. The program, badly torn bya that category."Bob that he was going to break up the
Goss had one year at Washingtonand was the Boston Braves' "Miracle fragment, has been forwarded to Coleman is going to spend "Gold Dust Twins, Nelson and
the National
Jefferson before entering the Team" of 1913, last on July 4, firston League Service Bur more than a few moments peering McSpaden". However, he added,
Navy. He is 22 years of age, five Oct. 1 and 4-straight winner feet eau. diamond When unfolded the it shows a per- at Vinnie Shupe, a hard hitting I'm not ready yet but I'll wire you I
feet five, and weighs 125. over Philadelphia in the World baselines cut out first baseman Brooklyn had a late when I am all set He sent that '
r --- Series. by shrapnel. season preview of one of its most wire from Gulfport and since the\) '}
The 1927 Yankees finished a city promising rookies, Red Darrett, time he has won three medal pla..I.J :,
block in front of the pack in the When Dixie Walker,, Luke Sewell thumping outfielder, and early tournaments in a row and if he ;;
and Paul Waner
Chief Carter regular American League race, Burma and India for toured China, peek at Clyde King, University of keeps hitting the ball as he did \
then won 4 straight from Pitts- U.SO.-Cam)? North Carolina righthander, here in Jacksonville, it doesn't lookas i
Shows their
burgh in the World Series. Babe games in the Assam "Chicago fans will be studying though anything is going to '
Will Coach Ruth was the biggest murderer in Valley were broadcast by Sergeant the spring training antics of Char stop him. We don't have the results
Murderers' Row, bashing his rec- Gene Kelly, who the once had a mound lie Brewster, shortstop, with keen on the Charlotte Open as this '
Softball ord 60 homers and batting .356. tryoufwith *Brooklyn_Dodgers. interest, Ray Harrtll, a veteran is written, but win or lose in the
Lou Gehrig hit .375. Earl Combs, -i f t[ righthanded pitcher, is the minor playoff with Nelson- Snead has
Chief Specialist (A) Archie Tony Lazerri and Bob'Meusel all Bill Paschal Inducted; league entry most likely to intrigue established himself in my estimation
Carter will coach the 19(5 Station topped .300 and 4 men clubbed in Bill Paschal, NY Giants' fullback Mel Ott at the Giants' Lake- as one of the greatest golfers
Softball team, it was announced more than 100 runs each. Waite and leading ground gainer in the wood, N. J., base. this country has ever produced-
f yesterday by Lt. Hoyt won 22 games; Wilcy Moore, National Football League last year, "A onetime Washington Sena it not, the greatest!
Comdr. I* E. Jlaskell, officer ln 19; Herb Pennock, 19; Urban has been inducted into the Armed tors' pitcher is going to have a One thing that Is hurting
charge of the Physical Trainingand Shocker, 18. That club was one for Forces. Skeeter Newsome, Red Sox whirl at winning an outfield job at tournament golf are dome of the
Welfare Department. the ages. shortstop, has also been inducted. Continued rulings that are being,: given to a
on Page SevenAir
Initial practice session ulll few of the major platers. One
be held at Mason Field (softball 10-ln-One Ration player, In particular, In the
diamond) on Tuesday, 27 Ned Irish, the basketball promo- News Crashes Press Jacksonville Open took every ad- '
March, at 1530. ter who is plagued with gamblersthis vantage possible I talked to several '
Chief Carter captained the season, was doing some sleuth- of the leading players In the
j 1944 Station Softball team ing in the lobby of Madison Square Service Via Benny Kahn tournament and they all claimed
which won the NAOTO championship that hei others
Garden. He was stopped by a cop, and one or two
lie also coached the also sleuthing. "That's OK, Officer The JAX AIR NEWS, Via Bernard Kahn, 1'Se, sports editor had<< been getting away with that
4 A and R Softball team which ," said Irish, "I'm Irish." "So (who's on leave this week so don't blame him for this page) hit sort of thing throughout th' ,
won the city of Jacksonville and am I, me bucko," the cop replied, the national wire releases last week when Oscar hraiey. well winter tour. I hate to see tI hi-, ,
district championships!! last sea- "but move along anyway" Sgt. known United Press sport writer quoted<< a part of an Interview continue becauxe It might'' very "'
eon. Vic Ghezzi, ex-PGA champ, led 300 run In the Air News after the visit to thiN station of Tammy easily ruin tournament golf !In
All aspirants for the 43 !slaw Allied golfers in the Rome open fenead, top-notch golf pro, who gave an exhibition here the very near future.
tion team are urged to attend golf championship. Ghezzi whipped Quoting portion of :;nt'a.d'" opinion on ('han<'ea of athletes Well, I guess that's about all for '
practice next Tuesday! j Byron Nelson in an extra-hole in the service to make good after the war, Tralev further declared now-so we will turn this column
No Soap playoff for the I 1941: professional that, "asked" by Barney Kahn of the Jax Air New who back to Benny and many, many
Lt Ralph Metcalfe, ex-Olympic championship ,, Pvt: Frank Ko- it wall thuoly the I best golfer In the world today, /Sammy modestly pill thanks for allowing us the privilege -
vacs, now homq on rotation of expressing our opinions.
sprinter now stationed at the ASF won "
Byron Nelson has __ _
the lest for
the World's tennis title from record the y t o- -----
pro past couple! of !
Training Center, Camp Plauche
:jean Well, in the first 10 meet
after I
,Welby Van Horn, defending champ came back I Non flhl "Gals 'be-
La., says the 9-second century It a tournaments and Nelson' observes Salty Sam,
Jong' way OIL Metcalfe'e beet time by 14-12,6-3, at Francisco' SamueL" won "r' That makes, two of UN, gin life by resisting: a man's advances -
was 9.4. Continued on Page Seven and 'wind vp by blocking
his retreat."


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22 March, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

Rookies. Bolster Seabees ConvertSwampland I Decorated By Ca p1. Duckworth' Special ServicesFor

Hopes Of Senior ,

Loop Ball Clubs Into ,Service Men

Continued from Page Six Good AirfieldA Of Jewish FaithService

Philadelphia's Wilmington, Del.,

camp and If Southern Association Philippines landing strip that personnel of Jewish faithIn
O \ batting averages mean anything, "couldn't be built" is now accom- the Jacksonville area will have
I Rene Monteagudo, the stocky Cu- modating anything that flies-ex- the opportunity of commemorating
ban, may pack enough punch to cept a flying boat. f3 '' i'. : Passover, the Festival Freedom,
catch and hold. Freddie Fitzsimmons' 'I In fact, a seaplane is about the ''i : despite the fact that they may be

eye. only aircraft that could have land- hundreds or thousands of miles
,"Sentimentally, PIttsburg ed in the swamp which Navy Sea- # p from home, It has been announcedby

roUt pick Vic Barnhart, a young bees converted into an excellent ". ." .' x Chaplain Leo J. Stlllpass of
third baseman from the Albany airfield in slightly more than three : the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

Senators, as their rookie-to- weeks ) Through the Joint efforts of the
watch. Son of Clyde Barnhart, The first plane, a small observa- local Jewish community and the
who also started as a third base tion craft, landed on the strip in Jewish Welfare Board, one of the
man but was chased into the outfield less than 10 days after construction components of'USO, the city of
(and new glory) by Pie started and, in two weeks, the Jacksonville will accommodatenaval
Traynor, young Vlc drove In Ii5 airfield was open for all business, personnel and their families
runs for Rip Collins last summer! including bombers and transports.The in observing this historic occasion.
when he batted .310. Seabees were able to main- i k 1f'Y, The festival will be ushered in with

''Just how much room there will tain their construction by turning appropriate services on the evening -
be for rookies in the Cardinal line- obstacles to their advantage. Forc- of 28 March and 29 March,
is ed to dig huge pits for top-grade and will be
up questionable but it could be concluded with
services -
.... ...... __ ._ _
heralded that Albert (Red) Scho- coral for surfacing, they used the ._"" "0" .r- "0' on the evening of 5 April Two

endienst will make Emil Verban, excavations to dispose of cleared Lt Paul Bergquist, new Naval Air Operational Training Com- community Sedorlum (Suppers)
the second baseman, sit up and trees, underbrush and topsoil. : mand staff member, Is shown above (right), as he was awarded the will be held the first night, one in
take notice." Instead of pumping water directly i Bronze Star medal last Monday morning by Capt. II. S. Duckworth, the Hotel Seminole at 1900, with

Concludes Patterson, "those are off the site, they used it to chief of the NAOTO staff Lt. lierg 4 the most promising rookies, wash the heavily caked mud and Wash., earned his medal for electronics duties while attached to Air Kaplan of Temple Israel officiating -
t41J. by camp, in the National League camp, coral out of the beds of their Group 18 In the Palau, Philippines and Formosa campalgn<- : and the other" at the Jewish
but don't bet trucks. Rain started shortly after Center, Third and Silver Streets,
some unsung minor the project got under and for at 1930. The
league star won't take the way following evening an-
away from all of them." nine days precipitation aver- Service Women, 804" Club Has other Seder will be conducted at
aged 66\inches per day. the Jewish Center with Chaplain
-'-iI- Bulldozers were used as "am- Stillpass participating. A special
Men Get ChanceTo
t Lassies tracks" to gouge through water- Proven PopularIn Yizkor (Memorial) Service will be
Whiting lpgged topsoil even before pump- held on 5 April at the small chapelon
Ing and drainage operations start- Visit SpringsContinued the station at 1900. During the

NAITC Title ed. Ten-wheel trucks, loaded with Single WeekJust entire week breakfasts, social affairs
Cop concrete-like coral rolled In end- From Page One I and get-togethers in keeping

less streams from coral pits to airfield same day. I one week old, the "804" with the holiday will take place at
Whiting (Pensacola) WAVES site, bringing the runway up Negotiations for this special bus Club, recreation center for NAS the YMHA, Third and Silver
copped the Naval Air Intermediate to grade. Truck maintenance men time but Streets.
service began some ago, Jacksonville Negro service personnel -
Training Command title laAt week and their equipment waded hip- were given added impetus recently is fast becoming as busy as In announcing the plans for
when they defeated Corpus Christi deep mud and water to make repairs -
when Captain Herbert E. Regan, I a bee hive. the observance of the holiday,
28 to 25 in the fourth game of a in order to keep trucks mov-
officer R. Chaplain
series. the commanding ; Capt. J'I The club, located on a slight rise Stillpass stated that all
Whiting copped first ing.In White, senior chaplain; Comdr. Jewish personnel desiring to attend
overlooking the St. Johns River, -
two tilts at Pensacola and tied the some Instances Navy and Ar- officer and
executive services
John Raby, on these evenings
east of Junior BOQ, is a spacious,
third 29 all at How- volunteered to
Corpus. personnel help
game my should
Lt. Comdr Lawrence E. Haskell, well apply to their division officers
furnished affair -
well-planned -
ever, victory in the fourth game drive the coral trucks and push for
in of the Physical
officer charge Special
is 0800
It open from to 2200,
eliminated the of of airfield far aheadof
necessity a play- completion the Training and Welfare Department, fill out the questionnaires In the
and boasts such features as a library -
off. schedule.By
made an inspection of the springsand chaplains', offices to designate
Corpus Christi NAS Comets the time Army, Navy and game rooms, ping-pong and which
back full of for services
came praises they will attend
(men) won the NATTC title by de- Marine personnel arrived, quartersand the place as a wholesome recrea- pool snack tables bar.Throughout. juke'- box, radio and and what, If any, housing facili
feating Saufley Field of Pensacola other facilities had been built tion spot for the men and womenof ties will be needed.
49 to 36, making it three in a row. by the Seabee battalion. Favorite this station.It the day, men who This holiday bears special
The fourth game of the series wentto Installation offered by the Seabeesis I are not on duty amble over to the for all of the significance -
Saufley :SO> to 43, but the goose the mobile galley-a veritable was pointed out that no spe- club to shoot a game of pool, to at war today, it was democracies
chits will be needed for pointed out
r was already cooked then. snack-bar set up along the runway cial liberty try their hand at a fast game of since it commemorates the ,
4 to enable transient flying person- the trip Anyone aboard who is ping-pong, to read a book, or per-' of the Jews from Egyptian freeing
nel to get sandwiches, coffee and on authorized liberty may make haps Just to while away the time age-the bond-
USS Helena First To slavery
the Journey with nothing more imposed upon
ice water while Seabees refueled with their shipmates In the eve- them
by the
r Receive New CitationFor their plane.Murderers'. than the regular liberty card. nings there are card games, Informal around 1,200 B.tyrant C. Democratic Pharaoh
-f1- While the round-trip transpor- discussions, and other formsof leaders
outstanding heroism against tation charges will be the same entertainment. The snack bar are again awakened to ac-
Japanese forces in the Solomon tion, as was Moses in Egypt, to
Row for servicemen and their wivesor is open until 2000.
Islands-New Georgia area, the USS stand up in defiance against those
guests, $2.88 apiece, at Silver
Every Thursday evening a danceis who
Helena has become the first shipto oppress minority rights and
Of 1927 Called Springs prices on certain attractions held at 2030. Music is fur- seek to spread anti-democratic .
be 'awarded the newlycreatedNavy doctrine
are reduced up to half price
nished by an orchestra, and the over the face of
Unit Citation. the earth.
for men and women In uniform.
girls the USO. Married -
The new citation was established Greatest Team by men, --- --
Food can be obtained at the of course, may bring their wives. Here
December 20, 1944, by Secretary of Monday
the Navy James Forrestal with the Continued from rage Six: springs in the Coffee Shop, but to An ambitious program is being __ __ __,_
approval of the President of the now Is the National Hockey help keep down the overall cost of planned by Irving Kier, SpA)2c, I
the Jaunt, arrangements are under- the club's recreation councilor.
United states Syd Howe, Veteran Detroit center,
-"-' League's all-time top scorer. His way to have a picnic lunch put up Kier is busy working to ready tour-
Men 515 points top the 514 amassed by in the galley for those enlistedmen naments in pool, ping-pong and
5% of Army Nels Stewart in 15 years of play and women not on commuted cards, and to organize a literaryand

Want Federal Jobs Hottest shot in the NHL this rations. When purchasing your poetry society for Sunday aft-
at the Welfare Office de-
ticket ,
ernoon meetings. He intends to
is Maurice Richard of the Ca-i
Washington (CNS) -Approximately instructions
tailed obtaining
nadiens, whose 46 goals is an all- on have different sailors present book
5% of the men in the Army individual lunch boxes will
time record for one season's play these reviews for the guidance of others, i
have definite plans to obtain Fed- .
.. The Army has accepted Eddie be given.At and to encourage creative writing iI
eral employment after discharge, the outset bus will be the
Joost, Braves' shortstop; Howie one among Negro personnel.
!t a survey of post-war plans of Schultz, Dodgers' 6 foot, 7 inch chartered for the outing, it was other cultural aim is the form&s'on I
4, troops made by the I & E Division, first baseman, and Charlie Gassa- announced, but if the demand war- of an open forum to discuss various

'J;s." Army Service Forces, indicates. way, Cubs' rookie pitcher. Lou rants it, additional busses will be topics of the day.
An additional 5% think they prob-
J', Novikoff, Mad Russian outfielder, I obtained to take care of everyone : Soon to be established is a spe-
will seek government employ-
has to with Los desiring to make the trip. cial "married
.. ment, but do not have clearly for- signed play Angeles couples" night so
mulated plans. in the PCL. He was waived out -'.W!- that the men and their wives can
who of the NL by the Cubs Sgt. get together and get to know the
About two-thirds of the men
have definite plans for govern- Henry Nowak, St. Louis Cardinals' Ski Troops Lead others better, in an evening of
farmhand killed in action in cards and informal entertainment
was dancing -
mental employment after! dis- Attack In ItalyItaly C
charge were in government Jobs Belgium. a
O> Chief Frank
Elms is in
before entering the Army. Nearlyhalf --ii; 4-- (CNS) The U. S. 10th chargeof
the of the
wish clerical positions, and Advice For Veteran Mountain Division, specially train- operation club '

.,' about 30% desire Jobs in skilled, New York (CNS)-Cpl. Max D. ed mountain troops composed of -'=!,----- t, --- ----

.11 semi-skilled or unskilled occupa- Novack, legal expert for YANK, I veteran skiers, is spearheading the Atlanta (CNS) The Georgia No excuse should be necessary -
,)'; tions. The Postal Service led all has written a book designed to 5th Army's attack In the Mt. Belvedere State Senate has passed a bill bar for running the above picture -
) other occupations specified. give GIs the lowdown on the rightsof I area southwest of Bolognaand ring dogs from hotels. Reason for of luscious Maria Montez,
'. ---.- discharged servicemen and women has been in the line since Jan the bill, according to Sen Peyton but just In case, it might be
Dedham, Mass.TCNS: )-Grounds Entitled "How To Cash In On : uary 19. The 10th trained for sev- Hawes, is that "a lot of women pointed out that the curvaclous
for divorce: Mrs. Laura Grimm Your Discharge Benefits," the book : eral years in the U. S. on snow- think more of their dogs than their miss will appear In a motion picture -
;J"l'.:, sent her husband out to look for a will be published by Wm. H Wise I covered mountainsides in sub-zero husbands. They would be willing to "Sudan," scheduled for the
job. He found one, all right-for & Co, New York, and will sell 'I'weather and in the summer heat leave their husbands outside at Mainside Auditorium next Mon

:I;F her for $1. of Texas. night, but not their, dogs." day.


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II Civilian Editorial Employees'Offices News r.IUp i PLv i Over-All Overhaul I Ily

} Lena andMarguerite --------
Personnel Relations Office, BIdg. 13 Harper OstermanWere smiled prettily and said "Giffln

I Telephone Extension 8885; 'tALLIESry' when Lt L. I' gave them to me". There's nothinglike
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air we surprised of his a smiling face (hers) to keep
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station'sCivilian G Moore opened up some : the Egry workers cheerful and
Christmas packages that had just
Employees and is'sponsoied by the
about their du..
kEmplojeeV arrived back in the states and forwarded happy as they go
Association for Civil Service Employees I
on to him. As he opened I ties.Worries
Officers friend ? Just come over
William O. Klncald, President Phillip D. Myers, TreasurerDirectors .. By Leola Jones ger them because our eyes they got consisted bigger and for big-the to the new office and see Mrs. .

Our department was glad to welcome most part of fancy plastic brace- Nancy Sabien, the new Personnel
II. Martin Mell C. Jackson
George this Division. She'llbe
Assistant for
the following new employees: lets and bright colored jewelry. We
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood I discuss
I glad to help your
Phillip D. Myeis Kenneth: M. McDuffie Gladys P. Parker, Ruth C. Lee, thought while he was over there I concerning'your you work.lliere .
he have to
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KincaiJ Jean K. Marshall Claire J. Carter may given way
weakness for bright colors, btit upon seems to I be a rumor
News Reporting Staff I"'. Hull Estelle. T. I
Margaret investigation, by constant questioning about a get-together for O'llaul

Assembly Maintenance and Repair....:.........................................................Walter Riviere Madden, Andrew. Cowart,:rVh-( and teasing, we learned C'Trol Div. There's nothing like
I Accessories ...................................................................W. T. Martin taine P. Iloutwell,Hill Clyde K. loul- that these were useful to him by an all-day picnic at the lake to
ton Clifford W. Mildred n.i .
Metals ............ ...................-......................-............Thelma Register i hmelzle, Doris T. Charles trading them to the natives (ThatIs create a friendly atmosphere.
I Machines I .......:........................................-...................."Slim" Tyler Dixie Turkey K. Itrlsro the story he told us.) while we are having such beautiful .
Engine Overhaul .....................................................Oscar M. Spicer Charles J. StelnmeU, W. Mock, and William T., Did you notce the improvementin "f'atlau-What* do you Hay, .

Overhaul Control ...............................................Marguerite Steele Noedel. the room, formerly called the"Z" folks
Interim Overhaul .......................................................Laura Adams Room?! In addition to-a new Did all of you give to that forever .
Finish & Fabric ...................................-.....................Iva H. Griffin Mildred !Shaffer' (CorrespondenceSection coat of paint and a new name I worthy cause "The Red
Ordnance ......................................_....._.....................N. I* Lasswell ) received a letter a few (Overhaul Control Time Section) Cross" ? If we could see what theyare
Assembly "B" Shift ................................Fannie Ruth Archibald days ago from the Commanding it also has some new faces. On doing to help the boys over
and Officer of her husband's division the "A" Shift you will find Rose there, the ones that haven't givenas
Inspection Survey: telling her that her husband Wojcik and Marvin R. Neal and
Head Reporter.....................................................Helen M. Styron Corp. yet would be ashamed. Remember
Main i Office...........................................'...............Dorothy S. Sharp oral Max Shaffer, has been awarded on the "B" Shift Florence Fletcherand I any little bit that we can do
Engine Overhaul Inspection................................Sarah E. Verner the Bronze Medal. Corporal Faye Clark. Welcome back over here to help our boys over
M&M. Accessories ...................................................Ruth C. Raisch Shaffer is already the proud pos I and we hope you enjoy your new there is not a sacrifice but our
Scribes: ...........?....................-...................Frank V. Moriarty sessor of the Silver Star and Distinguished office. duty. They are giving their liveswe -

...............................................................................Bernice Boyle Service Cross. Know I The five jungle boys; namely are only asked to give our
Interim Overhaul Inspection..........-.................Janie L. Davis that you. are proud of him, "Millie". I Itinlier, Kelly, Nealson, Carney money. So GIVE, the next time

S u pp Iy- Inspection.....................................................Priscilla Glenn M u r 1 e Whitehead (Messenger i J and Eadie, are back from ot'erseas your representative comes around. '.
Public Works Department: Section) will be married March 22, duty. When asked what they Remember the old saying "Nlckles

Head Reporter................................................Ethel :M.: Shanahan 1945 to Willis Rogers. There will : enjoyed seeing the most they I makes dimes, dimes make dollars
v Scribes: ..............................................................Ethel Mathews be marching feet in more ways answered, "Girl*' ". After all and these dollars help our fighting

.........................................................................Louise AbrahamCaroline than one for the husband-to-be is'' girls, they don't see many there, I boys."
............................................................................ Howell to report to Camp Blanding two !so l let's give them a hearty welcome I If after you have read this you
.......................................................................Barbara Faulkner I days before the wedding l hark to the states.! say, "There wasn't much to that",
Supply Department: Eleanor "'. Lassetter (Follow-' Who was the sailor who asked you have yourself to blame. With
...Leola Jones Section told for 47 hours special liberty to pickup all news turned in you will get a
Head Scribes't".F..: .:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: .r Funkelstein Up her little girl) the this other story day of a bag: at the depot in Sanford, sunny smile and a big vote of

........... ...............................................................Katherine Sikes Sgt. l..a" f'ttf'f. just returned Fla. thanks. Now isn't that worth your
from overseas duty for a furlough Roses for the teacher ? When I walk to the O'Haul C'Trol Office ?

at home Mopped over In asked where she got the beautiful I Bring in the news and get your

Inspection and Survey Main Office I Atlanta, da., after visiting relatives bouquet of roses Edith Joyce. ticket to a happy day-"A SMILE".
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In Tennessee, for hU or-
Dorothy S. Sharp. Reporter ders. Eleanor and small drew Jackson High SchoQl, the Ing lately, it Is due to nothing lead

SUNDAY ON TILE IUACIIH1i'e 1 1- Notes FromGabriel's returned home not expecting daughter nights of March 22, 23 and 24th. I than her son being home on leave.
decided to get to
you ever in I to see the Sgt. again until? for The championship team will receive ;I His name, Captain Judson Wilkes,
beach Sunday
the on
heart the fond hope thatyou'd he was to return to the South) I a trophy as will the runnerup U.S.M.C. I Mary Weger (Personnel -
your Pacific, Fortunately, he obtained !I
I team and third place winners.
find some nice, secluded spot Section, a fond believer in the
I a four day extension to hitfurlough Coaches, sports editors and tourney I I,
where could get a nice tan,
( you and ole proverb "All things good come
caught to
a plane
the suntan lotion officials will select an all-star
unless you forgot blistering burn). HornWell I return to Jacksonville Vpon hit team and most valuable player. to those who wait", is delightedwith
in which case, a I I
Silly Idea, wasn't it ? Just as you I arrival in Jacksonville at home, Girls who will play for us In this her new home In Dewey Park I

find a spot that seems satisfactory hit lit' daughter upon seeing him tournament will be Adele Merchant Barbara Black and Catherine.. i i
from every angle--just as you bur I after contacting so many once again exclaimed. "Daddy, Louise" Bragg, Marguerite (>"- :Smith (Personnel Section) hopped .
I folks about a get-together for families i IH th.ar over already ?" I terman, Annie Koblnson EvelynYeomans
row yourself in the sand and drop ( off to St. Augustine for the weekend
I at the beach last Sunday, the i Alexa KennU (CorrespondenceSection Pearl Dugger, Jiecky
your head gently on the pillow- I recently And, incidentally, you
I only folks not prevented attendance ) has for Drake Drake L I b li
just as you drift halfway betweenthe applied C.A.P. Dorothy y should see some of those "glamour1
lovely day dreaming and sleep: I due to chill winds, sickness, I training. She got practical experfence White and Rita Joclmm. All of you I poses they took with their lit'I :
"Oh. Momie. looklt me throw!" I duty, etc., were the Wheelers, the i i one Sunday too, marching! '! plan to attend the game and cheer I I cameras frank Spear (bowl- '
And a fistful of damp sand hits Leedens, Brother Hinely, and the | This lucky girl already has 21)houl'S the girls on to victory. I II Ing champ) is now the proud own .y
I Gabriels. A sad bit of it is '
news ,
you squarely between the eyes! flying to her credit. Mary Norton Inspection Report er of a "rumble-seat" deluxe car .
less true-the
You glare -Momma's darling, I I I est but never of the beer was trucked great I The Cavalier Club of Jackson. Section has just returned from and you should see those 'classy' J
turn over belligerently on your I part I ville has extended an invitation to New York where she attended the colors or have you* If you i
A time
back to the city. great was
stomach and settle the pillow the Supply Basketball Team to wedding of her son, Edwin Norton ever .need a storekeeper for your ]
had all the
down protectively over your head the by smaller kiddies.grown-ups I hope as we play in the first annual Women's' If you've noticed the happy bowling classes don't hesitate to .
when : I North Florida Open Basketball smile that Essie 1'. Wilkes ( Public call on Buddy 1'loyd (Photostat .
"Ili. Toots!" followed by the can arrange a general outing sponsored Tournament, to be held at the An. Voucher Section, has been display. Room i .
horn by I & S, and soon. Mr. Dill j
loud blare of a collegiate: -- ;!
a..aiU, ears and time wheels seems very interested in the idea IIl and
of an equally collegiate roadster Work him over, boys. !'/'fIiOIl Survey Dc/Hiitriit'iif Supply / .'J.

just barely in 1st :jour picnic And now, the "Man;: a Week'person -

liuidi as the car careens madly --Tim Wheeler of Engine 'l.
down the heath. "Ixxiklt that I Test. Born In Battle Creek, Michi. '.

girl rising on the front fender," gan. Raise in Florida, living at _
you say dl"J'rllntpdIJ'; ""Clues' 3324 Roosevelt with his wife and '
she'.. hoping for home photographer two daughters. Has seven years
| to 'discover' her for anew service' with Eastern Airlines at :

beauty ('ontt'.t.11. that I Newark, Miami and Jacksonville
bare expanse!" one and one-half years with Cur-
I kiss Wright at Miami and at Jacksonville I'
sake that .
"Yeah, for pity's grab .
A'AS since
I lunch away from the middle of the 41.
be lIch." answers companion.
I ,
Once more ;you settle down to '
oblivion Then the sun starts to ny Mildred M. Steele, Y3t ;

burn your shoulder. Your companion I "Where're you from ?"

tosses the lotion to you and "Kentucky." .. ,;
you miss it. The liquid trickles on .
And then someone always breaks
the sand Oh, well, you probably
into a laugh.
won't get burned anyhow. At long
last you settle down to enjoy !6gool |I "Oh, you live in the hills, go
hour of downright baking. barefooted and feud all the time,"
But what Is that hollow feeling in i Then I proudly say, "I live in the 9
your stomach Could you be hun Bluegrass Region of Kentucky W X

gry? Or was It just the scent of hoping this will bring forth some
hot dogs Tarried by that passing favorable comments. But still a
couple ? "Let's go down to the hotdog blank expression, as If the Bluegrass .
stand" you say "I'm getting Region were some forsaken
hungry, spot that might just as well. be
You gather up the towels, the ''some place In Africa.

lunch, the pillows, the papers, the | So 1 want to take this oppor.
remaining lotion; you brush the tunity to clear up some false im
sand from your hair your legs pressions of my home state even

your arms; you glance admiringlyat if I may be a little prejudicedabout '+Sv the spreading flush on the ex the "wonders" of Kentucky

praei parts of your anatomy. Then Lexington, my home town and the
you walk along the partly dilapidate "Heart of the Bluegrass Region'is \

1 walk above the beach and known the world over <(< or so I
look down critically at the human thought once1)! ) for its beautiful

ity spread below I stock farm. Thoroughbred horses, .
r F. .
"Here's, the hot dog Maud.HI i winners of Kentucky Derbies, (and For several weeks the Inspection :: .:
.W about some pop, too ? i don't, tell me there is someone who and Survey Department will Cole, Sr., Inspector-in-Charge and where had been assigned since
Uniminm-good.; Now let's try never heard of this great event!), J. E. Potts Inspector, inspecting March, 1937. lie served in the
the Penny Arcade. Look at t ha't are foaled and trained on these feature a series of pictures usingone Contract Materials Cole and' Navy as a storekeeper for approximately { ( .
ti fellow with the towel wrapped farms. One unique spot is a horse picture each week, showing Potts also inspect Radio and Radar five years and completed
around leis, head like a Turk graveyard built in the shape of a various phases of the work performed equipment, which Is confidential. elimination flight '

lid' trying to show off on that I horseshoe with a statue erected to in the Supply Inspection( To give an idea of the difficulties folk., ; A
punching hal;'. :Say; them must I a famous horse. I can't say that Division, and a few of the people ; encountered in the inspection of the Navy In September 1913: and
be something' wrong wills this I the Bluegrass is really blue. I'm that do this work. This division such a large volume of aviation from then until 19.17: he was In private
rift,. It doesiv't More, right. I 'afraid you wouldn't believe me. inspects all supplies deliverel to : material, supplies and equipment, business: for himself,
know hit the target more than However, there are certain times the Naval Air Station from outside consisting of so many differentand Mr.: J. E. Potts reported( for dutyat
Hut | when the wind plays across the sources, inspects all incoming gasoline : varied items. Is in itself difficult -' this station 31 December, 1912.
"Oh well, I've had enough anyhow grass and makes it look blue. You fuel oil and other petroleum to enumerate or classify. : He graduated from Ohio Northern

What did you say ? The will have to go and see for yourself products as to quality and quantity I, From 1 July 1914, to date there : University in 190J: receiving a ,
4 lunch?! Oh, I'm not hungry now I It U a beautiful sIght. witnesses the destruction of I were 34.804 Inspection Reports ; degree in Civil Engineering. flU ..
are you ? Besides, my back's beginning I It would take pages to tell you surveyed material when such disposition submitted for inspection covering experience includes railroad ,and ,
t>> sting Just awful. 1 hope all about the historical places and, has been approved and Is 115.972 Items. I mechanical engineering, from
that the next time we really' get the beauties of Kentucky: There Is: j responsibleor tire conservation: : Mr. N, M. Cole reported to this which he retired In 1924., AHof

some good suntan lotion and can a lure there for every traveler as and, fulvpga 1 ; ,, I station, $ December, 1040 trans his experience at the Naval Air
find al nice quiet spot on the beach! well as resident< and (don't be'li@3'e, I In the first picture featured in I I ferring from. the Veteran's AdminUtratlou Station haw beenla. Inspection. and
for a change." all the tale you heart! this series, shown above! is N. M In Lake City, Florida/ Survey


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H Executive Officer's/ ,Secretary>> : ,, Engineering Has SAFETY SLANTS I Need For Spare,
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.:;.; Acts Draw OkayBy Three things are necessary for Adm. NimitzFleet

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J. II. Silver : COMBUSTI B L E Admiral Chester W Nl-

\ Well folk, our affair held at MATERIAL; A SUPPLY O F mltz.'US.N", Commander in Chief
OXYGEN AND A TEMPERA- Pacific Fleet and Pacific
O. the Windsor Hotel was a success' ; U. S.
\ t with everyone in attendance. Music TURE AT LEAST EQUAL TO' Ocean Areas, has expressed concern -

was furnished by Al Love and his THE KINDLING POINT OF THE over the spare parts shortage,

Orchestra, and our little floor show MATERIAL. Therefore a fire can a problem which has worried gQv-
brought many a hearty laugh. be extinguished by removing' the ernment procurement agencies for

Tommy McLaughlin dressed' as a I combustible material, shutting off many ,months.

Alt girl, and Ray Baldrldge, did a wonderful I the oxygen supply, or reducing the i "A constant flow of spare' partsto
,, dance act; Tommy also acted heat of the substance below its the fleet is necessary immediately -
I' as Master of Ceremonies. Stan kindling temperature. I II ," Fleet Admiral Nimitz said

Swanson, Ray Baldridge and A. C. I Clans A Fires (Wood, fibers in a recent dispatch to Washington. -
Carillo did an intoxicated-sailor act etc.) WATER-In general water is .
7 with Stan acting the part of a woman : the most efficient agent for cool- In requesting' steps to betaken

| who was constantly beingI Ing burning materials, owing to its to remedy the situation, the Pacific -
t I i awakened by two drunken sailors general availability and its great I II fleet commander urged thatan
s 'looking for a room. Everyone enjoyed capacity for abso/bing heat all out effort be made on the

t ..." y t3 the act very much. Our own I SODA & ACID The fire extinguishing part of everyone involved to get
I 1 Ens. A. M. Arnold stole the show effect is almost wholly spare parts material to his theatrefor

4 v ) with his interpretation of a Doctorof j' from water in the solution appliedin I, use in Important operations already -
r Hygiene (a baby doctor) show- a stream directed at the base of underway and for other operations -

I' ing how to handle a baby; his I the fire, and thg solution has lower planned in the future.

methods are not prescribed for electrical resistivity than water I Several weeks ago the War Pro
11o I adoption but had everyone laugh- I and should not be applied to charged duction Board in response to a
.. ing constantly with his wit It was electrical equipment. plea by the Joint Chiefs of Staff

all in all a very good act; one that I Class., B Fires' (OliN, Taints, etc.) ('that there is a "critical emergency"In
.; :. everyone was surprised to see, especially FOAM AND C02 EXTINGUISH- the Internal combustion engine

',3ff Ens. Arnold's portrayal. ERS--Foam in the case of oil fires part situation affecting both Army

< Congratulations on a good per- should be applied gently from a and Navy needs set up a committee -
: t formance! Of course, after a little of
point near the surface the oil consisting an Army, Navy
<, v coaxing I, yours truly, sang two Iin sufficient quantity tot form a and WPB representative.

songs which were accepted rather continuous blanket over the 'whole Thin committee, already hall
Also P. A, Groves rendereda
+ nicely. I surface and smother the fire by started a survey of 41 plants
/ I few songs that were received cutting off the oil surface from the deemed' most critical They are
? with That kid is
great applause air, flames and radiant heat authorized to go into each plant
going places; keep it up, Okie.
r determine the It has
reason ss hj
.. The discharge from a C02 extinguisher
'. .i ,: I Congratulation are in order is a combination of car fallen short of ,schedule and take

for Hiss II. J. Clelland, who bon dioxide gas and the extinguishing action to bring it abreast of proIIK -
IK", addressed,, Mrs R. J. .
.. I now MS effect is from smotheringthe ( tion reqnirements.The engine
Jacqueline S. Jones, better known as "Jackie" to the many offi Storm It. J. ua recently married gas which creates a snow effect I plant classified" aN critical nianiifadnre -

e'fOr"ho meet her on the Job In the "Grand Central" office of the and spent a short honeymoon materially aids in local cool. voluminous of parts

station, Is secretary to Commander John Baby, the Executive Officerof lit ))a. tuna Beach. May Ing. such as filters, gears, pistons>> ,
Jacksonville Fla. "Jackie" first reported Jour future)! happiness never he hearings'' valves, starters -
the 1T. S.asal Air Station Class; C Fires (Electrical) : The generators
in Jit 12 Marling, as a stenographer blotted with trouble and may and fuel
aboard the station February, (02 entinjruisher is preferable to 1m 1111'04.
In the) Central Office. Four months later she was assignedto happiness' reign forever.This most other gaseous fire extinguishing Robert M. Hatfield released by
the Executive Office as secretary and has since served there under is all folks, except that the I II agents and is safer to work the Navy to War Production Board

the guidance of four Executive Officers, all of whom are now" Captains I pictures taken at our party will with. It is an electrical insulatorand Chairman :J. A. Krug, has expressed -
serving In the various hat tie. tones of this war. |soon be ready. As a. parting I is non-damaging to most materials I satisfaction with the progress
The Executive; Officer's reception 1 room ionic well he called the i thought we should like to send our non-corrosive, leaves no I made by the committee. By June
"crossroads" of the station, Miss Jones' co-workers! in this busy; I I regards to Lieut. D. A. Whitcomb I II residue and does not deterioratewith I 1, he believes there should be suf-

room are Mr. Theodore FriUh, Chief Clerk of the station and Kits, i who is still in the hospital And ; age. It is suffocating in high ficient increase to meet all urgent
Ka.vmoncl L. 1'oslon, Aide to the Executive" Officer. They both agree i that's about all. See you next week ; concentrations I military requirements.

that "Jackie's", personality fits well Into the tr. lng job of keepingthe ,, when I shall let you know how our i L ____ I Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Riley -
"lines of communications" open under the (stress' and confusion" beach party came out.
USM.C, of 1916 Northeast36th
and It takes I 1'I'n"e"' of -- ---- Accessories Metal
.,f IIIHIIJ people continually coming going. Avenue, Portland, Oregon,
humor, to keep>> going under these" trjiiiR Conditions : who was sent to Washington from
A native daughter; of Florida, "Jackie"! lonto dance and considers |'Signs Of Spring And Machine Diy. | the Philippines to solicit aid said

any kind of a sport her hobby, not being partial to any one of I landing operations' in the Pacific
them. Jacksonville I Is her home, and as she so foncllj put it, "Has I Inspection and Survey Department have been' endangered by the shortage -
ten all my life." Jacqueline shared her childhood days with one Are Apparent In It)' Until ('. lUisch I' of parts for cranes, bulldozers,
sister and two brothers. She has a brother-in-law "serving' In the We'd like to start our column and other equipment.

Infantry of the I'. S. -\r1ll3' Interim Overhaul off this week with a tribute to our \ "For the Pelelm invasion, spare
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drivers. Did you ever really stop parts had not arrived wht'n'e
and think just what they do go I were ready to start," the Marine
Laura I). Adams
Inside Public Works I My through? Our drivets-you know 'engineering officer reported. "All

Spring seems to be definitelyhere 'the man who gets up a wee bit our cranes were ready to unload,
The most prominent' signs earlier than we" do to see if the
had to
but we strip three of themIn
Ity Ethel M, ShanahanWell -- are the blistered fates and backs car is O.K. and who gets home a I order to get parts to be sure the
everyone can relax, the along with talk of fishing, which wee bit later than we do-who is I rest would work
PARTY is a thing of the past! In Dividend Checks brings to mind the latest fish or there to get us rain or shine--
tale. of who drives with eagle through I "Many thousands of dollars
general a good time was enjoyedby rather shrimp One our most eye
fog, through rain, day or night worth of equipment is immobilizedin
all The Cadet Room was full Made AvailableAt ardent shrimpers claims he catches
to capacity. From the time the I from four to 18'a bushels of always the same. Who has to goto advanced" areas for want of
the ration board for gasoline, for spare parts.
Contest started until the shrimp. From all Information received
Postoffice tires who stands in line to buy I More than 8,000 contracts have
elimination began, the couples he uses a 4 3, foot casting
could display their t rpslchor.an I Thirty-five per cent liquidating net. That Is as good as the shrimpflet't his license who has to pick up been let for aviation spare parts,
our cigaiette' butts and matches more than 50,000 for fleet maintenance -
does out
.. form. It was difficult to makea Dividend Checks beyond Mayport, according I
final choiceMaintenance was to the news items in the repair upholstery and seat covets parts and many thousandsmore
Lt. Comdr. Knight and 1 payable to shareholders of paper Also! from all we have broken windows!, broken springs' ; for other vitally\ needed parts

Miss:backing Ethel Mathews; Design had' the NAVAlIt JACKSONVILLE -, I II learned it is not time yet for the and jammed door Well, we could! I Inspectors of Naval Material have

two contenders, Russell Duguid I CREDIT: UNION shrimp to be in the river : Just go on. We'll just stop with been instructed to survey closely
i these-think them over We ('an'tl'XprellR the in
and Miss Eslelle Hampton and Mr. Sorry to learn that Mr. Jack H. I production vital plants and
the much
| are available at I our appreciation too make careful reports on efforts be-
and Mrs. Walter Hoag; Contract, Richards Is ill. Hope he will be Mr. Driver'Your '
Station Post Office 'I ing made to speed production andshlpmt'nt.
Stokes who fin I back the
Lt. and Mrs Jack on job soon. I reporter and Virginia Williams
ally won, by almost popular acclaim (West Enhance: ) for delivery i Kept wondering why Andy has had the pleasure of doing a -- ----- --- -- -

I to the payees upon presentation I looked so lost lately and just learn bit of visiting! : on the "B" shift' : specter, Mr. Hinson. The notices
For the "Jllterhng Contest" I of their pass-books I ed the season. "Wet Wash" has recently, and they mote than enjoyed which lead!:
two couples would "",hlne!" I been transferred to Aircraft Over- meeting inspectors they had
only I "NEW TODAY"
and of an I. D. card or employees I i .
The Joseph sisters, I Sylvia! and : haul. never met before Everyone was All "B" Shift
Agnes with their respective .la- j button. However, I II Racks are being provided for wot'king like little beams. read, sign Inspectotswill and file.J. .
rite and Sailor partners, "cutthe 'recipients of checks must Coca Cola hotH.We stand a I Saw Helen Butnette and does M. Hinson."
O rug" In the approved std le I also sign for them uponreceipt. I "good chance" of losing the machines she look good!' New petmanentwave These notices ate conspicuously

with S.vlvla winning. She wastiesieged I : If they are not put in those and eveivthing.' Helen always placed on: each inspector's desk
later hy all the "IIt'I|>> racks upon finishing your drink. .has a little poem or some- I Ithin. with a clip attached to hold departmental
(.1,," wanting to show' her their Over 1:10: lt\; % and over j Hot weather will soon be here so "-, along the line Heie's her ,: orders, memorandumsand

Muff!' :200 13; % Credit Union please try to put them where they latest: the like. So mates, we don't

If this contest had been held Liquidating Dividend i i belong. "Spiing has come ,have any alibi now for saying!
eleven o'clock more couples Everyone welcomes Mr. Cowan The sup has riz; "Well' I "
about I I handed to the didn't know that ,
checks over
absence. flowets Iz? ,
would have participated as it was back after several days I wonder wheie those We all regret to know that Margaret -
noted that many of them "went to I Ditectory in July, 1944, are i i iI The Glass Shop welcomes) two new Could it be that Helen is hintingfor ; Dixon has resigned on account -
town" attetwatd! They must have also being held for delivery members, namely Kathryn Dey and some Blaster: flowers! Well, it I of her hl'althVe extendour
teen bashful! Can you believe that I I to the payees i i Julia Dedmon. h isn't Talking a bad idea to Mary at that Jackson Helen lit very hest wishes to her

of the "bugs"? of cigarettes \ All hands who are shaic I that stopped the "show" with his the Heat Treat Shop Mary says, Ill yOU KMWe have
The door a carton 'I
prize a bowling champion' in our
holders in the NAVAIItJACKSONVILLE skit! ? "I'lm't' Florida and the tteatitifiil
assembled pack by pack, As : said earlier the party said ")18r don'tjou midst? Ask" Missolfe, how her
was weather.e ),
ironically was won by au officer ; CI1EDITI was enjoyed!!! have any liohbien or nicknames foot is'l'he howling ball wasn't

from the VM: Hangar. I UNION are urged to cooperate ?" She said, "Well, my damaged at all, tho'. She says

111111.1GII'I'S: by picking up their I j The JAX *Air News goes far ,ambition -)4111 could' mention I she will challenge anyone on thestation
The unofficial waltz judge whotapped I to duels She rolls '
checks at the earliest: possible afield and travels the Pacific area that. I'm casing: es cry penny
floor. I
off the
couples Ji'l!!. Must; have a "wicked
I extensively from reports coming into : for an airplane, 1 hope to our.chase -
getting collegiate oppol'tlanity.Woods J "
A certain man j
<< right a fill.
._ this column. this is
In." Who was it ? I I as soon HS "
One and of"cutting the older group dancing REASON. all dressed lora An old shipmate of Public I 11\t'r." Mary is a former 11'1'I I What has happened to all the en.
his feet around Works, Joe Jackson SKle, lead it i her of the \\'a"I'| and airplanesare couiaginj!:; talk about an I&S party
away very light on --1 party and sitting waitingfor I on a. rocky isle that boasts of a nearest her heart I ? What's holdin' us back ? ? ?
could show some of the others a a girl she never showed up. solitary frayed top knotted palm Bet we" could have a citcus.'! You
I but from the We ate certainly glad to see MrWetler i
o few pointers.Lt. Don was burnt up that Uses above the tent encamp I back on the' job His know how crazy all the inspection
his sweet voice
with ,
Gray, wrong source1Lloyd I ment. It was a touch of home search for a pUce to live has finally department is Why doesn't somebody
solo anti encores
giving a tumble ,, Robetts and McKinley I It is icadvhen they find a copy, come to an end and he and his I do something mote about it
Agnes Joseph taking a cokes to service than just talk. I'm for it 100',
match for goes by a Patrol Sqd. group composedof wife ate making their home at I -
as she "jives" too near a table, bar and gives fifty cents pets excellent former NATTC buddies. Bay and Main Street, in the Dyal> l I Even 200x. O.K.? O.K.!! Let's

glasses etc, all tottering! service, no change! Didn't I It Is on a carrier escort, lead by Upchurch Building Apattments.
Quite a few lull couples steeling know refreshments were free! go.Chief Vail looks sharp in
floor some sea-going! Supply civiliansnow I I We heard! Machinist Dills finally leally
their course on the crowded I Mr. Douglas also did likewise I in uniform. succeeded! In seeming a home also his uniform. It did At a trifle

above the heads of) the averagefolk. the bus-boys had a profitable evening I How about leading :your copy ( He' is proud to say he found a clamp the other morning though

and then mailing' it overseas to home in Murray Hill. when he was thrown in the chink.

\Vho was Top" to a group of those who have shipped out from I A Rood Idea, of "passing on" information Congratulations on your promotion
>> after eleven o'clock T [NAS Jacksonville ? They will .appreciate I to "B" Shift was inan CHIEF! Can I have your 011.1.,
"Itlon't want of Don to be Woods biased"Absence and} Mrs. I sailors' And who was the "cnt(' talner" Ill!, t orated today ly our p.inelpnl In- Diens,BJues???,7i


', Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 22 March, 1945

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NATTC's First Dance a Big Success

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NATTCenews4ee I 11I a :



I ? i ? In II"the",Auditorium',, the schedule: for the week 0))

tee Today, "it's a Pleasure" with
B)' John KKhbourg, AEMSc: Sonja llenle, 1800 and 2000.
Helen Meter, Y3c of AEM Cen r Friday, "Objective, Burma" with

tral unit, came to work Monday Errol Flynn, 1730 and 2000
of last week with a fine .
morning 4
Saturday "Nothing But Trou
crop of blisters on the palms of her r S r! ble" with Laurel and Hardy, 1800

hands. She had been rowing and }4 and %000,

how! d 10 Sunday, "Three Hearts For Jul.

It seems that Miss Meter and a la" with Ann Not hern, 1500; "1k,
first class AEM decided to go to trayal From The East" with Nancy

Cedar River on San Juan for a Kelly, 1800 and 3000.

quiet Sunday afternoon amid the Monday, "Lady of Burlesque"with

wonders of naturebig trees festooned S J Barbara Stanwyck, 18btt and
with long streamers of 2000.

Spanish moss, shady nooks along Tuesday "Shadow Suspicion"
the river's edge where the banksare with Marjorie Weaver and Peter

grass covered and inviting. Crookson, 1800 and 2000.

.i They obtained a boat without any Wednesday, "Molly and Me" with

trouble and her stalwart companion Monty \\ooley and Grade Fields,
undertook to maneuver the lit. 1800 and 2000.
tle craft through the narrow iron &i 'I -
gate leading from the boat cove to .. ---... -- ,- ...... I'
the river. After several unsuccessful :
attempts to row through in the "Two Hearts In Three Quarter Time," but in this case' It wan "many heart In jive time" to the -1T 0))

conventional manner, the sailor music! of the "Air Raiders", at the Chip's Company dance held in the auditorium !';t. PatrUk'n eve I ( -

boy boated the oars with a look of

extreme disgust on his face, and Former NATTC Instructor Gains FIRST IIOP HEREIS
pulled the boat through with main': I
strength. BIG SUCCESS"Gee

They then set out upstream in a I Prominence For Inventing "Autogen"Many I it was a swell party!" In

zig-zag fashion the AEM rowing I a nutshell, this describes the hun

like mad and Miss Meter with a dreds of favorable and enthusiastic
-- -- -- --- -------
of at NATTC will
I us remember -
firm grip on the gunwales. Our comments regarding the ship'scompany
likable sailor witha
hero, the nameless AEMer, must I I a'ery More Funds Are dance last Friday nightat
wide grin answered to the .
have his enroute the NATTC auditorium
expended energy
name of John Paul Sparks. He "
because Miss Meter, they tell me, I Needed Everything was perfect The
came to July 1942 and
was rowing the boat when they re- I music of the "Air Raiders" just
was graduated from the ARM
turned.Lt. made you want to dance, the refreshments
school in December of that year. Red delicious
DriveWith the
Cross I were aujditorium -
He was retained as instructor in
(Jg) Shoenhals, unit 1 offi- I was most attractively ,
that school until December of 1944
the passing of the half way decorated in honor of Saint Patrick kt
is still in the at Main-
cer, Hospital when he
wa transferred to NAT- I
mark In the current Red Cross | and the crowd was in a festive
side. He has recovered from the
TC, Memphis. drive Chaplain E. W. Andrews, mood. All in all, the various committees -
appendectomy performed recently,
While Sparks, who is an ARM3c, chairman of the NATTC campaign, did a grand job and are
but is being retained for examination -
was at NATTC, Jacksonville he statement entitled to .
has issued the following high praise.Commander
We to him back at
hope could usually be found in the j| _
his desk soon. I "The American Red Cross Drive --

____ I nings working on a "contraption"of has entered into the third week Silvas
wires generators, motors, etc, contributedhere
total $673.23
The NATCenter, ShiP' Company which he called Often a 1 ,
dance an "Autogen I' up to 14 :March 1945. Thereare Is Serving At Iwo
Friday night was a '
to be found working with
I still a number of groups to be
great su((ess. Among those been' Sparks, was Joseph J. Walter, a I : Readers of last week's "Time"Magazine
on the floor from lime to time, civilian who is a graduate of Iowa heard from, and they are urged to : read a descriptive and

dancing to the smooth! music of State University, a former employee get a partial if not final report In |I dramatic account of a front line

the "Air Haider, "'I"reCaptain of Western Electric Com- to the Chaplain's Office before 1600 i hospital on Iwo Jima and the activities -------- --
Ann ho them
of the driveis
and Mrs. % today The closing date of of the medical offi-
Lynch Commander of Chicago and for the one
pany past
and Mrs. Jett. Speaking as a 22 March, however the Chaplains' I cers attached to the Fourth Ma-
or more attached to the AEM
year final Something different in the
Office will receive re- way
member of the rine division, Commander RichardS
membership committee school as technical advisor.On of movies will be presented tomorrow .
28 March
we hope they come often. ports up including Silvas, USN Many of the offi-
two occasions while in the NATTC Auditorium
Sparks In this final week 'of the drive all
Incidentally we'd like to we cers and men of NATTC will recall
was here carried stories in i when "ObJective, Burma" comes to
more NA ire \\a\es thl"reDon't we hands are urged to make a con the commander who reportedhere I
Jax Air News about his discovery.Now certed effort to have 100% partici- I the screen.
miss a swell' party. TheIr in July 1943 after a tour of
has received : Starring Errol Flynn, who has
Sparks national pation in this worthwhile cause.
Ualders" were in top form. The sea duty remained at NATTC
prominence in a story distributedby Help the Red Cross to continue Its I had more than his share of notoriety
music that flawed sweet' and hot as senior medical officer at the dispensary -
the United Press. with the fair sex, "Objective,
work in of the
great every part I
from the handstand, sounded big- until January of last year
time. Mr. Walter, in I world! i I Burma" goes on for a run of two
------'-- --
I hours and 20 minutesand thereisn't
--- discussing the The need for contributions can- Dentist: "I'm "sorry, but I'm all
in the whole
a woman pic-
not be overemphasized. It is to out of i i
Every once in a while news story up gas
you see ture. Reviewers there isn't an
each and one of us to do our WAVE in chair "Ye Gods! Do i say
Bob Wilde, AEM2c, riding aroundIn 'I stated that "ev- every : inference that any of the men
his "Black Comet." The part. See the solicitor for your division you dentists pull that old stuff
thing idence discovered even have a Little Woman back
wheezes and puffs, but like JackBenny's or department today. Give too?
to date I home The picture is a grim story
what !
well known you
Maxwell, it of a group of paratroopers who
I _
toward -- -% ati Knees are a luxury. If don'tthink
always seems to get back home in points you are caught in Asia, cut off from
one piece Congratulations to the success of Purple Heart Awarded To so, just try to get hold of their airplane transportation. Their

AEMers Jesse Kincaid, Van In- the autogen" one I trek back is over a 150-mile route,
Hancock Of AEM -" ,", ---
graham, Herman Doss and Verle Ens -
He added, "I do SHOPPING AT SHIP'S SERVICEShip's in the midst of jungle There are

Helterbran.Officers. They're now Chief Pet- not believe that I Ens Horace H Hancock, USN, Service now has available j deaths and other stark realities of

ty Sparks' conceo-- of Inverness, Florida, recently received a complete line of commissioned I war which make the picture a
Ray Gatter. AEMlc, who recently J, J. Walter tion of the au the Purple Heart for In- J and chief petty officers summer "must" on any one's calendar:

married Miss Louise Caruthers togen is a perpetual motion mach- juries sustained in combat while uniforms in white and also blue Another war-tinged picture ap.

of Jax, has been working real hard ine in the usual sense inasmuchas serving aboard the aircraft carrier, and gray tropical worsted pears Sunday evening when "Be.

to make the Power Circuit shop, it is generally agreed that perpetual I USS Hornet -----.* trayal From The East" is scheduled
in unit 2, a model shop, and with motion is not possible. How- The presentation was made with The Japanese attempt to setup
the cooperation of M. Benson F. The Red Cross IlrUe Is still on. aft espionage ring in the United
ever, the machine does operate in appropriate ceremonies in the office -
Pilosi, J. Reed, R. Wycoff, E. Wil- accordance with established elec- of Capt. J. B. Lynch, commanding ----'- ------ States, and Nancy Kelly and Lee

kinson and F. Newhart he has just I trical principles and logical for- NATechTraCen, where Advertisement in a New York Tracy play the part of operatives

about succeeded. It looks good warded theory." Ensign Hancock is currently attached newspaper For Sale1' of to break it up.
Little Sharon Lynne Voohies city shoes; owner returning to Ok -- .
bo..1 A portion of the United Press to the staff of the Aviation tor trash 0
ed into this veil of tears Electrician Mates School lahoma. G I cans .
article which appeared recently in
March and you ought to see the the Florida Times Union follows: Hancock also wears the Presidential -------

+ grin on "pappy's" face. "Lil Abner" "Scientists are pondering the Unit Citation, American "Exclusively Yours1'

is pretty proud about the possibility that a 23-year-old sea- ,Defense with Bronze Star, American -

whole thing If you want to.. man might have discovered a Theatre, and Southwest Paci-

make Anne Schumaker angry, just I means of harnessing internal energy fic Ribbon with one Silver Star and ,: ,
t whistle at her on the street. Incidentally I two Bronze Stars He has been in

Anne has a wonderful the Navy seven years and below
sense of humor and a fine person I "J P Sparks, aviation radioman his wings of gold wears the good
ality. Get her to smile for you now convalescing in a Mem- conduct ribbon

sometime They tell me that phis, Tenn., naval hospital, has revealed ---- --

Wee Willie Williams, AEM2c, holds I his "autogen," a machinehe Rookie: "Will you be faithful to 6
the light every Saturday night said runs indefinitely on electrical me*" CJ

while his wife polishes the car. energy produced by power- Snookie: "Well, I've said the

Got to have a clean car for Sun ful permanent magnets. same thing to six others, so I guessI

day, says he "Sparks said his machine will can make it seven!" ,

generate its own power as it opera ------------------ TTT It To rue MEklTRAINING
A. J. Weimert, AEM3c, the stu ates, since the field flux-or coun- repelling the same pole on the
dent's "Frankie Sinatra," is cashing ter electromotive force-encountered suspended magnet. / T NAVAt. IRTe.Q\t-JICA\'

11on his vocal abilities. He in conventional generators, "Sparks claimed that as he GEMTER. ,*'

keeps his classes motivated had been eliminated. watched the magnet sway, he knew '

through the rendition of cowboyand "However, spokesmen at the, "there was a definite display of Z 1'S WI11.Ll.\ GOOD

hillbilly ballads "Big Georgia Tech research laboratory energy there, and I began to won ..t O WIS\-tES FROMTWCBUMSTEADS ,:

Chief" Mike Wandrey is spendinga in Atlanta said that It he had ac- der if such energy could be hare AND

lot pf time with Joe Walters complished this, he had -achieved nessed in any way," he said O

these days. They are collaboratingin perpetual motion, "contrary to "He studied magnets and experi Ct-\\c.\
the writing of an AEM handbook laws of science as we know them." mented with them. Then he began \ .

"Sparks said he made his discovery work on what he hoped would bea '!if\)

-- after placing one magnet in a mechanical model that could be

SAVING MONK1 bucket under a bench, and SUS. run on magnets. The first four ,/t./ .

SALT LAKE CITY -.Had pending another on a string over machines were failures but the

)Irs. Katherine Kutulas filed her a workbench fifth operated successfully lie saidit In recognition of the honor bestowed" upon him when the men

income tax: return by mail it would "The suspended magnet began to ran four months without' stopping of NATTC voted "Ktondie," along with Terry and the Pirates," at

have cost her twice as much So swing in sudden, violent spurts of and without the aid of ,any their favorite comic strip Chic Voting, creator of the Humsteads,

she waited in line at the internal energy, leading him to believe thata outside force." sent the above exclusive drawing of Dagwood and family. From If,*.

revenue department and presentedthe magnet in the bucket, with a ---''- -- II to right, Daisy (the. brains of the family), Cookie', Blondie Alexander ;,
clerk with three cents. 'north pole' pointing upward, was Join the Red (;-U'4". and Ua od.Page .



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March, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR ,JEWS SECTION Page, Ieven 1 i

I Attending Aviation Ordnance Officers School ; rte. .

I a Annapolis Men l ti\ I' 17 MAU.flllffluhINIJ5..

'.,; Now At Ordnance

\!'. Officers' SchoolThat .

our Navy means business

) nqw and later is well evidenced in By Corp. Herb Johnston, Jr.

the fact that there reported aboard i I In Baker County recently, Sgt.
last week ten lieutenant commanders Lee Baker married a girl whose
all graduates of Annapolis, ',maiden name was Baker. And what '
wearers of Navy wings, with five I does Sgt Baker do for a living,
years or more of sea duty and now Why, he's a baker, of course!

in the throes of a twoandahalfyear I A rather large group of HQ.
peat graduate course of Aviation boys became "men of letters" lat
Armament engineering Saturday morning. Each man is

: As one phase of this course these I now entitled to a neat E. P. D after
officers will attend the Aviation i his name. The honors were bestowed
Ordnance Officers School for a I by First Sgt. Nick Jamesin
period of 10 weeks and during this I a simple but most Impressive
time will be given in condensed I ceremony in the upper left wing (If
form the practical side of aviation Bks. 59, at approximately 605.
gunnery I 'Matter of fact, it all came as such
a complete surprise that few had
They have already put in one I
year of post graduate work at Annapolis I presence of mind enough to struggle -
and upon finishing the I, out of their sacks to accept

.. course at NATTC will attend their blue slips. First time there
s MIT. for a year. Then they will lads have ever been known to take
I M rI probably be assigned to the fleetor anything lying down, but those
e a
retained at shore bases as aviation who were not lying down at the
time were completely ignored.
ordnance technicians.
I Moral: "Early to rise", It's easy to
I --' These officers are: see, means "get up, gyrene, or
Lt. Cmdr. I. Kinter Blough, Jr,j you're E,P,D."

___ ,____.__._ _,_ ________x ___ ._.. _____,,_._____n.m _..__.._._ whose "Home is Johnstown, Pa, Surely hope he's up and about
graduate Of the Naval Academy in when this is published, but at this
Pictured above are ten lieutenant commander, all Annapolis graduates who last week commenceda 1940. He served as deck officer and 'I writing Corp. Ed Erdmann, Post
I ten week intensive course of study at the NATTC AOO School. Left to right front row : V. P. gunnery officer on the USS Astoria Office NCOinC, is recuperatingfrom
Depnix, It. U. Rawson. A. II. Vales, II. F, Lloyd, II. O. llotuk. Rear row : R. K. Ralston, R. J, Schneider in communications, in the t a painful attack of pleureny.
G. tthlteside, J, J. Ilinman, and I. K, liking South Pacific Command, as gun I Corp. Cletus Corrin (3-C for
nery and deck officer on the USS short) is one of the several 1J3'Swho :

Four Instructors NAVAL VETERAN SPL MiS fROm n TTCMIJ Hornet, was stationed at NAS,.I I spent Just a leetle bit too
Pawtuxent River, and attended the
much time in the sun last Sunday.Looks .
PROMOTED TO JG I post graduate school at the Naval
tn [E' a as if he'd been parboiled.
Here Make Chief
ri Academy
21 of The
Climaxing nearly years )Y.LI whole detachment\ celebrated -
continuous service in the Navy, W4 Lt Cmdr. George' A. VHilte. St. Patrick' Day with
Congratulations to the four Instructors side, whose home is Stilhvater, the "wearing of the green" at
at the AEM school who Russell G. Heffner has been pro Okla., Natal Academy graduatein the inspection. One of the hottest
made Aviation Chief Electrician moted from chief gunner to lieu I 1: ... 1938. lie had various duties' celebrations' !! we've ever seen.

Mate last week. These men are B, tenant (jgi. L. .. 'ft aboard the USS Chicago, was The warm weather didn't seem
L. Ingraham, D. F Kincaid, H. D Heffner first enlisted in the .... senior aviator in Squadron \'CS5 to bother P\t. Adrian Follett. He

Doss and V. R. Helterbran. 9 April CJ-ItJltm llllltvt of the t'tsS Chester, served wore his greens all day Sunday, as
Navy 4&You've -
Jngraham comes from Williams, with Squadrons Ml-131 and M"44 well. Must have been dreaming of
f 1924, at Dayton, 1 I and attended the post graduate -
:Arizona, and prior to entering the all seen the cartoon of a his native New York where It's
Navy in May 1942, was associatedwith Ohio where his parents still grandmother bouncing her grand- Lt. Cmdr. H, F Lloyd, whose
Lockheed at Burbank He received Every once in awhile some one
live Since then I child on her knee telling it sea home is St. Augustine, Fla., a
his) "boot" at San Diego gets himself compared to Frank .
stories Well seems like a few of
-then attended the AMM school at his tours of graduate from the Academy in ; Sinatra, but not many fellows ratea
Navy Pier, graduating 7th in acs duty read like a our WAVES have decided 1939. He served on the USS Louis mention as a second Fred As-
they will try and make at least
class of 288. Next he attended the "Cook's Tour I ville in the Pacific and Asiatic taire Our nomination for the latter
AMM"B" school at 87th and Anthony I He has servedup parts of their sea stories true any- Fleets, was attached to a photo honor goes to Corp. Walt Kwolk

finishing first in a class of and down way. unit at NAS, Pensacola, served I who, until last Friday evening, had
over 20. For awhile he was retained the Atlantic I I Girls, if any of you get to Beautiful with a patrol wing in the Atlanticand kept his dancing prowess a deep

as an instructor there He re- Coast.. at Pana-. I Hawaii with its waving palms with Bombing Squadron 31 in dark secret
I>orted to NATTC in January of Lt. (Jg) Heffner ma, Cuba, the and that tropical moon we hear so the Atlantic, and attended the Were dark, but definitely net\
last year and at the AEM: schoolhe I Virgin Islands and Martinique. I much about please think of us Academy post graduate school. deep and that's no secret. So soon
is an instructor in generators ), Twice he has had duty in European I once in a while, running (that is Lt Cmdr. Jack J. Hinman III, we've run out of people and fluff
and generator controls. i waters, off Southern Europeand when we're not waiting in line for whose home is Iowa City, Iowa, an to talk about
( North Africa, and in Northern I'I buses) down to Jacksonville beach Academy graduate in the class of -----.3-
Chiefs Kincaid and Doss are
the nation's I for a cooling dip in the salty brine 1940. He was 5'/25 AA division I
Europe. He has seen
from Sandpoint, Idaho, and Dallas, NEW BOOKS IN THE
west coast and from there went on i i and a beet red back. If any of you officer and served on the USS Col. I
,Texas, respectively.business The former while to Honolulu and as far westwardas get to ALASKA please we beg you, orado, with the Pacific Fleet, was I NATTC LIBRARY
in the radio
his third Midway, although that was be- about the middle of August can up an instructor in VB-Z at Sanford, .i I This Man and This Woman, toy Kfcthetlne -
Doss was beginning yearat Pearl Harbor some snow and send to us poor Fla, and Lake City, and attendedthe I Brush
S,M,U. when they entered the fore I Green Hazard, by Manning Cole
morsels of
Heffner arrived here 5 January, melting Navy personnel post graduate school at the
Navy in early 1942 Their Navy Captain horn Castile, by :Samuel: ShHabaiget ]-
1945, from NAS, Norfolk. He is | Where ever you go all our best Academy I I ..
careers closely pattern after Ingraham'l attached to the advanced Aviation 'wishes and prayers for smooth sail- Lt. Cmdr. Vincent P. dePoix, Half Past \Vhn! bv Hassoldt DBI.I

.. as each received and attended his 'boot"at the Ordnance School as a supervisor. ,ing go with ;you. Make those sea whose home is Annapolis, Md, I Abraham hosier Lincoln World by Gent\ltve
Diego --- -- I stories good too. graduate of the class of 1939. He Lf'e'l Lieutenant V3 by D. S. Fit-
schools in
AMM"A" and AMM"B"
the I (Lt. Broadbent has charge of all served on the USS Minneapolis, the manI
For awhile he taught in
Chicago. Each was in the upper cation Lied to Live, by Alexander Janta
USS Sicard
10% of his class in "A" school and local high school and then came to applications for overseas duty, and a destroyer minelayer, Sank Same, by Vv. B, Mellor Jr,
stood second NATTC to be a civilian instructorin he says there are some very strictrequirements was with Fighting Squadron 6 on Prodigal Genius, by J, J. O'Neill
in "B" school each
the USS Tomonow Buslnes, Beaidvluikev )
and if Enterprise and the' USS by
: even a girlpasst's
In his respective class Both reported the AMM school In November Saratoga and with Key to the East, by C: ).r.
was an ordnance
all the
requirements she
the Navy and continued Tobin
to NATTC shortly after the 1942 he joined
instructor in the may not be sent overseas.) experimental unit at San The Missouri, bv Stanley Vestal
lust of last In the AEM as an
year. Diego. Death Was Our Escort, by E. G. Vc-tUr
school Kincaid is attached to unit AMM school until January of 1844 I Talking of Jacksonville beachall Lt. Cmdr. W I Intelligent Ameilcan Guide to the
3, and Doss is an instructor in A-C when he was transferred to the you have to do is take a look Ralph Rawson, I Place by Sumner Welles
' theory. ARM school. At this school he is to see where most. \\'A>,'ES spent whose home is Cass City, Mich, ----..'- it!-------

llclteibran calls Greeley, Colorado an instructor in line maintenance I' their week end-more beautifulred Continued on Page Twelve Contribute to the Red Cros

his home He is a graduate of I --ii1!---- backs and noses. Everyone
the Colorado State College of Kdu- The Red Cross needs jour help.<< agrees though that the fun they
--- ---- --- had getting: the burn makes up
New for the pain. \\'f' wonder how
1. Chiefs At AEM
much of the burn they got standing { Ce !!

t, in line waiting for a bus? Ilj m cl
f the way could the reason behind
A Rosemary Hall frantic effortsto
get: everyone In out of the mm
before thej"'re burnt to a crisp he
1-:0 clue to the fact that she'd like -
:aae4 to keep those two handsome /
\ Pharmaslst mates that carried

her and her blazing back out, to

.....J' \ Oh, ;yes, we have a believe it or
< ,\ not-the Marines have always toldus
T t how sharp we looked in review
J, I -but after last week the sailors
$ e
f a t 'even added their approval and
4 \
f ./ ( "', 'praisethanks fellows, ,we're WA-
'J VES tut we're also women, and
( I we eat up praise and flattery.

-- --- ---
va VItL'j'
Seatee. "Say, what do ;you do
with jour old razor blades around '
Marine: "Shave with them mostly '

J !" ( t")) 'U.

A rookie from the hills of southern
6 < Indiana happened to pass a
b I Inn young shavetail on the street one

TIi rLT morning, 'Howdy!" said the Hoosier ,
I in his friendly fashion.

Whereupon the young Lieutenant -

gave the rookie quite a dressing ---
down and lectured him on mil- -

.. $ 1- J Jt itary courtesy and ftlaJ ting,
"Gracious oakes, if I'd known
/ _____ ..___ 6__ '. t. drawled
you was gonna throw a fit,
Up ,the ladder for these four men attached to the staff of tile the rookie, "I wouldn't of spoketo DON'T FENCE ME IN
AEM, School who last week roa/cle Chief. Left to right 1i>|> ,row you at all!""

B. .L, Ingram, V. It. JlelUtbran. Bottom row: 11. D. tarn* and 1>, I",, 'F :\\
Kincaid. Nee'P the area *Iran. I'22 \:::
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Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 22 March, 1945 I

i Budding Diamond I Players Go All-Out. Student Boxers Play Host To

9 U

"j' Stars BolsterNATTC Municipal Airport Sluggers

Nine With the regular NATTC boxing team still vainly search.

ing for opponent of Training Center student
: With the squad gradually shaping an a .group
up in daily practice workouts, boxers will sail into action here tomorrow night in the first

j. it is becoming evident that NATTC outdoor ring show of the current hot weather season. "'\

13 going to have a pretty fair country The student ringmen, willing amateurs who toss a lot ,

A ball talented club. group of student of leather, will tangle with the Jacksonville Municipal Airport

' J players have reported to Manager I sluggers at the NATTC Arena starting at 2000.

1. Vic Teetsel Including three prom. ,v o The feature bout on the card wilt
.| j Islng hurlers and a couple of better RecreationalSwim pit two skilled pro fighters now
than average catchers. These bud I wearing Navy blue. They are
ding stars will team with eight LA,1 Danny Rosati, clever 160 pound
members of last year's Bluejacketand r' ScheduleIs member of the regular NATTC
I Marine nines, four of whom I team, and Wise Ames, Municipal
i are well known in pro baseball. ____ Announced middleweight who has achieved a
Teetsel is holding two workouts pretty fair reputation In these
I ,1 dally at 1SOO and 1700 and I I NATTC's two swimming pools, parts.
( .1. hopes to have the team ready to used extensively in the Navy's All in all, eight or nine bouts will
open its season the latter part of swimming program, also are being be waged. Students representing
I Vpril. Several practice games used for entertainment purposesand NATTC will be chosen from the
J will be Mated !soon. in helping Uncle Samuel's most promising members in the
I Heading the cast are Charlie nieces and nephews hereabouts to boxing classes here, and they will
.'' I. Woddail, former gardener for the combat the heat go all-out against the neighboringsailor
Atlanta Crackers; John Bittner, A recreational swimming schedule sluggers, assuring plenty of
Hollywood pitcher; John Killough, I in effect starting this week, action for the multitude of spec.
I Beaumont infielder; Teetsel, infielder has been announced by Lt. (jg) tators in these parts.
for Columbus and Toledo; Steve Stefani of the Physical Probably starters for NATTC
Infielder Gus Letchas and Out- 1 Training Department, who is in are Heavyweight Oliver I.e
I fielder Bernie Feldman of lastyellr's I charge of swimming. Certain times Blanc, MIddleweights J. E. AlT\
Jackets; and First Baseman have been designated for the use len and Andy Anderson. Light )
I n of the pools by two groups, male
Dan Ferezan and Outfielder Heavy Hill Parillo, Welter.
I Chet Haliskl of last season's M.- ..... enlisted personnel, and all enlisted I weights Keg Baker and Gene
j AD. club.Among. Here a tjpkal shot ot the abundant action in the battle between personnel (including WAVES) and Walker, Lightweight Hub Evans
other players who have 15ks. 20 and Bks. 19 ragers for the NATTC championship members, of their families and I and Featherweight Johnny

reported are Al Beasley, Joe Ray- nks. 20 emerged victorious, taking two tight duels, 21.20, and 40-38, guests No facilities available O'Connor.
dressing are
gad a. Philip Spalding Newton from the Kks. 19 team. at the pools, and swimmers In case of rain the match will
Young, James Eaton, William Harper be cancelled.
must observe regulations regarding *
James Meyers, John Silwano- BKS. 20 QUINT WAGES THRILLING clothing while going to and Plans also are being made to
wicz. Fred Bowers, Francis Lucas, I I from the pools. All swimmers stage a NATTC ring tournament
E. H Barker Vernon Jones, John UPHILL BATTLE TO COP CROWN II must adhere to existing regulations early in April, Lt Roy Womach
Sanders A C. Walker and Frank posted at the pools or as I who is in charge of boxing has announced -
Seluk I I II In the thrilling uind-up ofa I'given by lifeguards. I Details will be announced
Much work has been done on the I ALL-STAR CAGE successful and action packed The recreational swimming i I later.
01 diamond in the athletic area, and I schedule follows: Meanwhile, the regular NATTC
the field, like the squad, rapidly is TEAMS NAMED tournament, the crack 15ks. 20 Tool >o. 1 : boxing team, which has challenged
rounding into shape. It will be With the conclusion of the quintet defeated DKs. 19 last Sundav, 1200 to 1700, 1800 to virtually everyone imaginable
ready for play_.In a few da '8. NATTC basketball tournament, Friday in a gruelling: 40 to 38 I 2100, all enlisted personnel and within the last couple of monthsis
-- % JjAnnapolis- an honorary all-star first and overtime struggle to win the their families Tuesday, Thursday hoping that a proposed home-
second teams with alternates NATTC 1800 to 2100, all enlisted and-home set with the Cherry
intia-nuiral cham-
Men have been .selected follows ami their families.
as : personnel! Point Marine ring team will be
First teamForwards pionship.It Monday through Friday, 0830 to clinched soon. A letter was received
How At Ordnance Barrett of Aircraft was a valiant uphill pull for 0930, 1800 to 1400, male enlMedpersonnel. from Cherry Point suggest.
Turrets and Ferezen of the Ma. the Bks 20 outfit, which enteredthe 1lond8J''E' n<<,,,(1ay, ing matches in April, and as the
Officers' SchoolContinued rines. finals of the double elimination 1'ridav, 1800 to 2100, male enlisted situation now stands, if transportation
Center Miller of AEM-Unit 5 tourney needing two victories. personnel can be arranged up there
from Page Eleven Guards Graham of Bks. 26 Bks. 19 was undefeated in early Pool No. 2: the deal will be closed.
1939. He has served on the USS and Fowler of Bks 17 round play while Bks. 20 had Sunday, 1200 to 1700, 1800 to Two Cherry Point boxers, both
Detroit and USS Cummings, for a Alternate, Sparks of Bks 20. dropped one tilt. Under double 2100, male enlisted personnel. Mon of whom formerly were stationedat
graduate in the Academy class of Second team-Forwards, Peterson elimination rule the Bks. 20 cagers day through Friday, 0830 to 0930, M A. D. here and fought for
year and a half was attached to of Bks 20 and Nardineof had to score twice over Bks. 19- 1300 to 1530, 2000 to 2100, male the local team currently are engaged
Squadron VP-32, and attended the Bks. 58. Center, Lang of and they did Just that, taking both enlisted personnel. Saturday, 0900 in Golden Gloves competition
Academy post graduate school. I Bks. 19 Guards Krause of games by a total margin of three to 1700 1800 to 2100, male enlisted They are Howie Brodt and
Lt. Comdr Raymond J. Schneider AEM-Unit 4 and Peliere of Advanced vital points. personnel.Instructional. Al Highers and both reached the
whose home is Cleveland, Ordnance. Alternate, Both tilts were thrillers. In swimming Is avail. finals in the New York tournament
graduate of the class of 1940. He Coster of Bks 21. the cautiously placed first game, able to officers from 1400 to 1500 and are slated to engage in
was senior assistant engineer on were Receiving Maddox honorable of Bks. 17 mention Shiersof HKs. 20 repulsed a late rally by daily except Sunday at Pool No. 1. the Golden Gloves tourney in Chi.
the USS Detroit, was attached to like 19 to come out on top, 21 if- cago.
Bks. 20, Townsend of Bks.
the VF operational training activity I 19, Watkins of Bks. 58, Fosterof to 20. The teams opened up in Dives Up Ladder --% .jj-- -
at Melbourne, and attended the Ordnance and Edkins of the second clash. going at It Jack Siveter swimming instructor First Round PlayThe
school in Aerological all
post graduate liamiiier-and-tongs the way
Engineering.Lt. AEM-Unit 4. Ilk*. 20 led at the half, 17-13, in the NATTC Physical Train- deadline for first round play
Cmdr. Alan H. Yates, whose but faltered in the third period Ing Department, has discarded! his in both the officers' and enlisted
napolis, with Squadron VP-41, and little white hat for one with a men's tennis tournaments at
home is Arnold, Md., an Academy and JJks. 19 pulled ahead to
graduate and also a graduate of on the staff of amphibious forcesin claim a Mx-polnt edge. visor. NATTC has been extended to Sun
The well known diving star,
25 March. All
day results shouldbe
the class of 1938 from Stanford the Pacific, and intended the With both quints going all-out, whose aquatic performances have
reported to Lt. (jg) Christian-
University. He took flight trainingat post graduate school' at the Academy the contest ended in a 86-36 tie, thrilled thousands of spectators,
Pensacola in 1938-39 and in 1942 sen in the Physical Training Department
and in the three-minute overtime
was promoted last week to chief. .
accepted a permanent commissionin I' Piper and Beasly of Bks. 20 came Jack began his watery career in
--- ----- --- -- -
He had with VJ- Lt. Cmdr. Frank Marion Ralston: ,
the duty
Navy through with buckets for the winning
1939 when he appeared in BillyRose's formed in the Miami Water Follies
home is Decatur, Ill, grad
VJ-4 VJ-16 utility
Z. VJ-1 ,
margin. Aquacade with Johnny He also found time to do a bit of
and attended the uate of the class of 1939 at the i
squadrons, postgraduate .
lIe served the USS Beasly sparked the winners in Weismueller. In 1940 he was the aquaplaning in one of Grantland
school in Aerological En. Academy. on .
: New Orleans and later was attached the final game with 14 points, aid star of th? 'Water Follies" at the II Rice's movie sports shorts, before

gineering Lt. Cmdr. Hamilton O. Hauck, to NAS Pensacola. He served ed by Ilickard with 10, Sparka 8, New York World's Fair and per-. entering. the Navy in 1942
6 Shiers 2. -- ---- ---
Piper and Townsendwas -- ---- ---- ------ --- -
whose home is Brooklyn, graduateof with Squadrons VP-101, VP-61, and the standout for Bks. 19 with
of 1938 at the Academy VB-116, and attended the post
the class
17 in the second and 13 in I"a 1 You Know. AnsaV
game t >tc .6
He served on the USS India- graduate school nt the AcademyBulkhead I ,
the first.
------------I Ij Miniature !gold basketballs will A RED CROSS FIELD DIRECTOR IN
lie \\artlfd the member of the NEW ZEALAND ARRANGED TO "
"Inning team: Sparlui, Iloaslj, INSTALL BASKETBALL RINGS '
ICIc Kuril, Mihrs, Piper, Riley, AND NETS IN THE HOLDS OF ,' + -
j '
...;..,;... Olil Johll..nll.'ullI:1 and I'r 'nl- SEVERAL LSTs WHEN THE SHIPS :- \ a SKEt6 AY l ;=,t, / I ;
I'ldvus on the Bks 19 team are WAS AMPLE GAME SPACE ? ,,
Margerum, Townsend Lang Clay
ton, Malan, Cordua, Fulson" Scott,
i Mannix and Carpenter

Both Bks. 20 and Bks 19 were

Strangely enough, the hot Bks 20 I \ RED CROSS NURSE'
club lost six of nine league games RECRUITMENT AGENCY
during the regular season and REPO
Bks. 19 had a 5-4 loop record. I \ k? I = lY OFAPPROXIMATELY
The tournament was supervisedby 4i 170,000EUGIBLE NURSES
Lt. (Jg) Chris Christiansen of AVE VOLUNTEERED
I, < the Physical Training Department, ) ,' r .!' FOR SERVICE INk
with athletic specialists in the department f :. ; {yy,t THE FORCESt ARMED
acting as referees.
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