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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 5, 1945
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( 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 )
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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).
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VOL. 3, No. 4 I 5 April, 1945
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1945 Will Be Toughest Year on Automobile Drivers !



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1-: Hosier f, "' DuoThe == =. === = = $11,177 Secured I Ii i "Share The Ride" Clubs


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I, '" By Red Cross In : Will Have To Carry Big 'j


Station Campaign Load In Ensuing MonthsNot


Surpasses 1944 Total only will Mr. and Mrs America have to pull the 'II

By $1,333; DirectorPleased belt a little tighter when it comes to the use of foodstuffs I

With ResultThe during the ensuing months of the war, but the consumptionof I

1915 War Fund Cam- gasoline on the highways of our nation must be sharply {

curtailed. "Even though the certified production of allWAVE .'
t paign of the American lied petroleum liquids is at an all-time I

Cross which closed here last I peak, the problem of gasoline sup ,:

Friday was termed an "un- Chiefs plies remains acute," says Lt. ,r
\ Comdr. Charles E. Lambeth officer .
Allen ,
qualified success, by : Ti
G. Scarbrough field director, with in charge of rationing here.
I r'Y'
the announcement that $11,177.66had "Transportation to consumptionareas

been contributed by service presents a major problemin

and civilian personnel attached to i itself, with every tank car,
the Main Station I tanker, barge and pipeline being:

This year's total topped the 9. used to maximum capacity. I

8-3.79 collection of last year hy "In order to emphasize anew tha i

'j'I 1333.87, and provided further i absolute necessity for holding: gas- ,I
proof of the high regard Ameri- oline consumption to the lowest

., : cans hold for this organization of possible amount the Office of War
Price and Rationing Administration -

.. 0<,*_ -", f mercy.Other! local activities of is designating April as "Share i;
the Ride" month There are at i
first twins born at the DependentV I'nlt of the I'. S, Naval ISAOTC and NATTC also outdid least 10 million drivers who hold I
here and in their at OJ31 and themselves! In contributing to Ii
Hospital a boy a girl, put appearance supplemental ration cards for ,
(O'JW) respectively, on taster Sundav. The parents are Marine Private the War Fund whose national home-to-work travel, and the aver- \
James and Elizabeth both of whom goal was 180000000.( NA1TO
Roy Geiger Mary Geiger, travel month
age per is approxi-
were a little nonplussed at the twin addition to their family. Hold personnel gave $V!3658; NAGS, mately 500 miles. If
only one-
ing the new arrivals for their first photo are Lt, 31. K. Gregory, Kit, $1,39510; Cecil Held, $1,45785! ; I fifth of these rations could be eliminated '
and Ens. C. Z.. Pipkin of the hospital' nursing staff Prior to the Lee Held, .V)77.f; Municipal
# 1, $,n 9,31, and NA.\S Mijporr '- | by more efficient car share /
birth of the twins' 226 babies wt'rehom at the hospital since It* 1 ing, we would save a possible max- I
$ :J8.-6.
opening on 11 December, 1914
.. .. No specific goal had been set imum of a billion miles a month 1
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SIXTEEN REMAIN this year for the drive but it was "There are those drivers who
either do not know or who refuseto

hoped that contributions would ex- ______________________ I II believe in the serious need for
ceed those of last year. The totals -

Of Rugged First Group Of GI Waves of great chalked satisfaction up should to be everyone a source their rationing.own Thinking comparatively in terms small of )

stationed here who had a part in gasoline amounts, they are unableto
Who Have Served Here Over YearsOf
making the drive so successful understand why a few gallons i
more on each ration should be of
"As the representative of the {
the -------
original thirty-six eagerGI
any paramount importance. But
,(
American National Red Cross
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WAVES who landed here two
when each
small amount is multi
this station, read the statementof
years ago March 22, there are Stop Read Field Director Scarbrough, "I plied ten million times, the totalis
sixteen remaining who have been ,
staggering, just as the amounts
want to take this opportunity to ,
withstand the strain and
able to And File thank all hands-officers, men and required by the armed forces is '\
life and who
strife of Navy regardless staggering
Every gallon that John
civilians-for their generous sup- I
of all the rules, regula-
in the Red Cross War Public is able to do without means
This port making
tions, lack of dates, lack of recre- Away I another gallon more readily available -
Fund Drive an unqualified suc-
ation, lack of roommates, long hair
I to GI Joe for his plane, tank,
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and garrison caps, go daily to their Station I I jeep, half track, etc. A single
The Insurance Office
re- -- I
jobs in fitting spirit and carry the I reiiea a number of inquiries about armored battalion requires 17,000
Battle of Jacksonville toward the "con\erfclon" of government Insurance gallons of 1
gasoline to 100
move
A and R Sets New :
bitter end.1'hete ill almost rank H and T)'lIIh'lI day ,from The perkonnelof averageperson miles under ideal conditions, and ,

staunch yeomen, hardly knows in a &'t'null11)' that I conditions are seldom ideal in the '
half the platoon that once ron\erslon" privileges attach to the Production Marks destruction and wreckage of mod- .
}'he8r Term .National service LifeInsurance
marched the station streets in ern warfare Combers and fight. "
plan, but Is vague .1 to
military' manner, celebrated their what to do about it and w hen, ers consume 1,000, gallons of gaso-
second anniversary with a banquet the following question and answers During March '45 i line for every ton of bombs dropped

at the Seminole Hotel, followed are questions t>pical,which and may bate help. In toanswer on a target in the heart of Ger-
| you
bj a dance, to which their jour mind If you want to talk Ito many In terms more readily
roommates and their elates, and \<'r, atop In at the Insurance Oil ice Exceeds BuAer Goals visualized, it is estimated that on ,
the marines from ground ('rt'wIralnlng located in Itlilgil: !it. an average it takes one gallon of

were invited. Guests of By 40% In Engines 15 gasoline per day for every individual
Q What is meant by
dinner It. conversion -
honor at the were soldier engaged in an offensive
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Comdr, James C. McCoy and ? Pct In Fighter Planes operation Multiply this average

Mrs/ McCoy, Lt. Comdr McCoy A. Simply this-at present NSIis I by the hundreds of thousands of
issued for term of five During the month of March, _
was Division", Officer for the a years 1i 1i' men in all the theaters of "
from the date 1945, the Assembly and Repair De- operations -
\'A'eomt'n when first as specified in your WAVE whipped
\ they Two ,cornea I and it becomes instantly apparent .
application. You can change this partment again shattered all pre- .
reported aboard for dutv. this week to why we on the home
term insurance over to "pt'rmanent" vious records for production since on chiefs' insignia I front ,:
Easter decorations graced the the of (the must be content with less gasolinethan
insurance upon written ap- present aircraft and engine share thehonur being
Palm Room, including Harvey, theO we would like to have.
plication to the Veterans Admin models were assigned to the de- first WAVE chiefs on the feta
great-gtanddaddy of all Easter istration, for overhaul the Bureau "So far, in t three years of war,
partment by -
tion. Mary henry (top), of the ear sharing has been
the t
bunnies who accompanied Q How long do I have this of Aeronautics. "This out- no more \
WAVES home and has been seen conversion privilege standing achievement was a resultof Operation Office, and Pat ot- than 50% efficient. With gasoline }

looking for carrots in building 953 A When the NSI was first increased hard work and effi- tinger (bottom), of the Staff critically I short, with 1,000 I''

ever since. There was a huge issued in October 1910 it provided ciency on the part of all personnel Education Office, add this"flriot" automobiles disappearing dally
and much talk of from use! because of
birthday cake that the insurance would cleterlora- I
run for in the department, but at the
"Do remember the time-" to their list of record ton, and with the shortage of J;1
you five years but, and this is impor- same time it could not possibly
The survivors and their billets tant, according to the Veterans have been secured without a cor- Navy events: They wore mEmbers tires ls'c'oming more 8lItethe i)

since 1943 are: Administration (the branch of the responding increase in the whole- of the first boot ramp class, only answer is to make every

Carroll. Mary C, Y2c-VOVCS, government which supervises in- hearted support and cooperation of at Cedar Falls, lima anti of the car, carry u maximum load. It ri

VTB, VF4, Operations surance) the time will be extendedfor the Supply, Inspection and Survey, first class at the yeoman school, 1 essential that only one car be A,

Chilson, Josephine Ruzicka, Ylc conversion of NSI so there is and Public Works Departments," Milledgeville, Georgia; togethercame used to make a work trip which J.
-A & R.Feher no need for you to hurry or be according to a statement of the to NAS with the first draftof perhaps two or three cars for. !,

Rose Maria Hall, Y2c- concerned about losing your con- Assembly and Repair Officer. yeomen to report aboard, and merly made, each car carryinga : J
VPB version privilege, Although security reasons will have kept their first jobs ever third or'a half as many passengers t J

Doane, Phyllis Flora, Y2c- Q Is it a good i idea for me to not permit publication of the exact since assignment over two years as H,1\" designed to ;'t I
convert my term insurance ? In fact celebratedthe hold. ',!
NAOTC Personnel. numbers of aircraft, engines and ago. they '
A, Definitely yes but not now exact of their second "These shortages may be considered 'J1
Harlow, Alys, Y2c-A & R, VF5, other types of production com- day
ADU. -you are getting the maximum pleted by the department during Jacksonville anniversary by taking as a part of the enemy, ; /

Henry, Mary K., CY, Operations. Insurance protection for the lowest March, it can be disclosed that the thief e&am since it is obviously part of the i i .

Lewis, Janet Liddell, Y2c-Operatlons for possible cost and the smart thing the production of overhauled en- Chief Henry, a Tenae&sean, Japanese general strategy to cause ('.
you-to do is to keep it on that our nation-wide transportation 5 ;
exceeded the production goal with
gines Personnel In
I was formerly
basis, at least for the duration system to break down So I
Catherine CY- set the Bureau of Aeronauticsfor far
Ottinger, by the Veteran Administration, in
Q. Is there any "savings" in their hopes for that have
failed
NAOTC. term insurance the Assembly and Repair De- Washington, and Chief Ottinger, due to the stubborn ,;;
Parker Loreine Y2c, T4, Publications A No-terra insurance partment by 40.5%, and that the from Pennsylvania, Worked in of the resourcefulness
premIums American
:IN'have \
people. We
of overhauled
.
production fighter Export and Shipping for the
., do not build up a "cash!; re succeeded in '
Redstone, Irene, Y2c, VTB, serve"-you are buying protectiononly type aircraft was increased exact- RCA Mfg. Co., Philadelphia. little making a relatively !,
NAOTC, Publications. ly 100
Sparling Gene Ylc, VOVCS, Q I thought that insurance pared with February, with the result hind but with three years of war be- 11"
This \V cek'sTOI us, it is
imperative that
VF5, T4Sulzbacher, policies have a cash surrender and that fighter overhaul produc- make we ..
Mary, Y2c, VPB loan value tion during :March exceeded the Understatement present gasoline, automobile'! ;'r
) and tires
Urell, Virginia Sparks, Ylc, A. That is true of the perma- Bureau of Aeronautics production In the go a great deal farther ;,

VOVCS, Operations nent types of insurance, but not schedule by 15.5%, Balpan (CN8)-The fighting on coming year \
"The
White, Lillian, Y2c, A & R of term insurance-the while pur- The total number of aircraft Luzon has begun to assume an aspect only logical answer to this

Willnian Eleanor, Y2c, A & R, pose of term insurance is to give a overhauled, repaired, or modifiedby ," the Jap radio announced necessity cal ia more car-sharing.: Lo..
NAOTC lot of protection for the lowest the department during March after Imperial forces were driven boards have been instructed to

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Two JAX AIR NEWS 5 April, 1945
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t Dean Hudson And {I No April Fool's Jolts Bond Office Is


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His Band Bring Mapping Plans *..



o/tlle WEEK Hot Jive HereI For 7th Drive


I Hot Jive, and plenty of it, is on I Full Impetus On Sales

the agenda for tonight when Dean
Will Be Given
Hudson and his famous orchestra During ,. .

fresh from a record-smashing engagement Dates 22 June-July 7
at the Blue Room of
the Hotel Lincoln---popular Newi With the offensive mounting in

i York awing spot which has featured fury as the Allies clone in on Ger-

such bands as Jan Savitt many for a knock-out blow and

and the Top-Hatters and Tony inexhorably tighten the noose
Pastor for 5 about Japan Americans will be.
play a ship's dance at % .5
Malnside Auditorium. % 'wqI asked to dig down In their pockets

again in support of the nation
Hudson, a young, handsome
Seventh War Loan Drive which
r friendly chap, only recently returned I will be conducted from 14 May
I to civil\ life after 27
I through 30 June.
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month In the infantry, receiveda Running almost concurrentlywill
medical discharge after injurIng :
be the Navy's IndependenceDay
his ankle at Fort lienning, "Extra" Cash War Bond Sale !
Ga. He holds a
a Bachelor of
Campaign which is scheduled from "
Business Administration degree 22 June to 7 July, "
from the of Horida
University ,
It has been announced that
and first lieutenant in the
was a I
bonds purchased during; the latter -
Army at the time he Has dis j
period Mill not only be a mi-
charged.One It wl to the Navy'" drive, but lo !

of the top-ranking bands on the Treasury' Department' Seventh !

college campuses throughout the Mar loan an well, since the "

country, having played at Dartmouth Treasury Is' extending UN ae'I I .

Washington and Lee, the a. x+ counting period for the Seventh
I University of Virginia: Clemson t Mar Loan until 7 July to accommodate !

Duke, Onto University, Iowa State, / the >avj. '
Although his job might well be Purdue, the Universities of North At least seven billion dollars
described as one calculated to and South Carolina, and countless
worth of bonds are expected to be
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"lose friends and alienate people, others, the boys have also played I I..y.. ;- .. .". .", purchased by individuals during I
Lt.: Comdr. Charles E. Lambeth engagements at such famed spots >r". the Seventh War Loan, about four ,[i
manages to remain a popular fig as the Beverly Hills Country Club >s billion in Series "E" bonds. No i
'oj
ure in spite of it. at Newport, Ky., the Cavalier *{ 'R- station goal has been set for the i

As officer in charge of rationinghere Beach Club at Virginia Beach, and "" : forthcoming Independence Day :
at NAS Jacksonville, the lieutenant the Aragon-Trianori Ballrooms in : campaign.
commander has to have the Chicago. The orchestra has been r
p. $ All hands here are urged to
lactfulness of a diplomat, the w 1s- :! heard on every major network in I t make their purchases' during the j

dom of a prophet, and the firmnessof I'I the United States and played on is q, t :t' period from 22 June te '7 July f

a judge. Its not easy to turn a.I the Lance Toastchee Time pro > \ when they Mill count on tx tS

person down when he wants some gram over NBC. More recently drh't'''. Hv holding off particl-' .

extra gas and have him depart : they have appeared on the Fitch patios In the seventh Mar Ixtan J

with a smile on his face yet I Bandwagon and the Coca Cola until thin period, service and civilian 1- ,

that's exactly what the rationing I Spotlight Bands show. I I ,. .... .;l'-.r.orii. # ." .wiI personnel will enable .NAS J

officer does. All this is no mere I Featured with the band is love i I Johnny Hauser, Y2r, of the Station Educational Office, scratches ksonvllle\ to maintain Its enviable ;
chance. Mr. Lambeth has a definite ly Frances Colwell a Florida lassie his h..alln bewilderment at the coconut he received this week froma record in Mar bond sales

flair for meeting the public, who can warble sweet and friend in Miami. It Isn't that he's never seen' one before, but the among- naval establishments and l

a result, no doubt, of his careerin :Cawing ballads with equal e8."e.j I coconut came unwrapped through the mails with his name paintedon ti\itieH. ,:

public service. He has served as i Buddy Balbo, former leader the hull and a three-cent' stamp pasted on It. All Johnny has to In a recent letter to all ships '.q

mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina I "Jumpin Jax" here at NAS Jack. do now is figure out how to get the coconut out of the hull if he and stations announcing the drive,

the largest city in the Carolinas I sonville, and Bob Quatsoe, a mem I wants to rat It.Here's. Secretary of the Navy James For- \

was president of its chamber I ber of the "Jumpin Jax," are two ---- ----- rental stated that the quotas for :.
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of commerce, and has headed the former NAS sailors with Hudson'screw. purchases by individuals are the ,
North Carolina Municipal League, I Some More Clever largest ever undertaken and he

an organization composed of mayors The dance will get underway at urged everyone to give the drive

of the state's municipalities. 2000. Devices Sometimes TriedIn I their fullest support.

Horn In Fajettevllle, N. C., on I In the meantime the Station

2 9 January, ]893, Mr. Ijtmbethattended War Bond Office is readying plans .

grace school there and I Eighteen Medals Effort Get Extension for the effort here, and will schedule .

then entered Donaldson Military I a meeting of all bond officers

Se hool. Upon graduation he enrolled J..... werk, we, p..UI..eI n....... around the first of June- to discuss -
at the nlversity of NorthCarolina Citations Given lor 11'... .il..nle.. that. bad .1 their five dais extension cm emergency the problems and details in.
at Chapel Hill, leaving h.M mrrlr pl.wo and h.wr'- I leave. Mill require more time I cident to a successful campaign.er's ,
.. This Merely .
ratrforx
one
to enter business! life in 19IS i moo. I for operation cm wife." Mustbe .
C'r.(< ".1 the. carfare, *. t. speak, .( mj ;
with the insurance department ; Out On the ..1'1... eaewces ased I. a. e.dr. .. I a doctor, no doubt. A Tennessee death t
.,( the American Trust Companyin I SaturdayIn or I. pr.rare J..,'. ..t........ III'i..i. lad kills two birds with j i Two honest bluejaclteU stated
.". sail.rc mud WA1'ES.; 1 their hoped .thus: "Mould like extension I
Charlotte. Shortly after Am- I one stone: "I hereby request a I
erica' entrance into Morld Mar I the biggest award ceremonyever ten day extension: because ofwife's I of leave until New" lean

1, he joined the Na'y..olllnt..r- held at the Naval Auxiliary I Sometimes with the telegrams Take JlIl'ltoc'u' this serious condition, and day. Would be first >ew learn

log for naval aviation, In July, Air Station at Lee Field Comdr one: "Dear politeness.:Sir" request len days please notify' <><>!> at Receiving I In three jears. Just arrived from 'C.
1917. He was assigned to the Frank T. Corbm Commanding Officer Thank Ship that 1 forgot to check out 19 months overseas. Mould appr..C'iate -
extension business1.
third flight at the Massachusetts j Saturday presented 18 med- : much"for Others wheedleto with him when 1 left." He follows If leave In extended.." ',I

Institute of Technology Ground als and citations to nine officers you sery where it almost that one up with another The other, "Due to report 20 ,

School. as a seaman, second and six enlisted men during a for the point down like nine days later, "sir, 1 hereby March 1600. Request extension ,I
hurts to turn them ,
.'1_. mal personal inspection.The "Sir could I have five request a ten day extension until 2100. 24 .March. Getting reacquainted !
officer awards were for please which is awful in with family after 20
important
Hated as a chief petty ilnvR of mj annual leave addedto my "
upon graduation, young Lambeth ing aerial triumphs oUlstand.1 my boot leave' /Sure could\ Mire's cave. She must not stop months overseas. .1
enemy in the Pacific and I improving But for down to earth honesty
instructor now. 1\1) is
remained for six months as an use It sir." presente
and was then transfer- i, tinguished service rendered in I why she is hnpro\In ." and brevity we nominate this one
led to the Rockaway Air Stationon anti-submarine warefare in ,various '. In some cases the person is This one from a WAVE needsno by a ship cook from Grand Fork,

Long Island to train in Jighter- war zones. brief and to the point. From South I explanation---"Husband home, IN. D Would like ten days extension -

than-air craft. Just prior to the I.t. Comdr. E. S. McCuskej received Carolina "Dear Sir, had car trou I 2; months overseas. Would appre- as I am having a good
ble. Will be a little late. From time. Would like to be with mother
I -
ciate five
transfer he was appointed an En- Gold Stars In lieu of second I days extension to finish "
"Misunderstood date
Fla. ,
,
and third ))Distinguished Tampa. necessary business! x r
the
he
When
completed "
sign.! will arrive 1900 this date On the I In this I In case you hadn't noticed, in
course of instruction, he flew ing Crosses and a third Air one grandfather was 'j
blimps on patrol. Medal, while a I)1C and Gold other hand some go into great detail I very obliging. "Home on 48 hour order not to give away any secrets, "
to be sure there is no misunderstanding we failed to mention which
ones
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Star in lieu of a fourth Air I pass grandfather died. Requestfive
In October, 1918, the Ensign was "Request three day ,
received the extensions requested.It's .
11f'clalu'nt to Lt.jg( ) Walter day emergency leave It
ordered to Coco Solo as assistant extension leave dates March 116to ,
to to
sounds up which"tn''
It. Ixinglno. like grandfather was homeon you guess
executive officer. Soon afterward Kettle wife home after leaving the most effective.
leave
; maybe hes old
an
Other awards included: Distinguished Navy
>>e was promoted to lieutenant, hospital March 17. Baby bom
junior grade. He returned home on Flying Cross to Lt. (jg) March 7 Mire collect before 1000 man.
inactive duty in January, 1810 and I James Bare, Silver Star to Lt. March 14. Dated March 13" Tragic in wires really can bring a Personnel i
I' Frank Donahoe, Bronze Star to I IPfe. lump jour throat. Here's some Naval
business life conducting
it-entered -
1 An increasing number of wires : samples: "On five day boot leave
Edigio Faraoni. USMCR: GoldStar \
a number of enterprises until | reflect the growing labor shortage Husband home on leave from II'
in lieu of third Air Medal to overseas Salt, Cash
he elected in 1931. i Away
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was mayor Lt. fjgi Jack Sisk, Gold Star in I I Father has injured leg :No help I t I Has until the 25th of February
Serving a two-year term, he was available to work farm. Would like .
Mould like
an extension to le !
i lieu of second Air Medal to Lt (jgi I For
of the North Car.
chosen
president 'I to request week extension. Thank with him. He is very bitter andmorose Rainy Day
chna in 1933. | Wallace R Johnson; Air Medal to I .
League
Municipal
you, says one. Another example: Know I can Or !
help. "I
The.following two 'years he headed I Lt. (jg) Arthur Singer and Lt. Sir. desire extension to help} repair I I request five day extension. i SOMhMIIEKr; : OX MAJI'RO ..
the Charlotte Chamber of (jg) Norvin K. Scheffer. I I father filling station. Help in University of Missouri Daughter I A'I OIL, MARSHALL JVLAMIS ,\
c.m'l hos-
Also Com Flt Commendation to If the financial situation
,
meree.Ifrsigning and work Hmmm
scarce urgent pital. Needed for blood transfusions \
Lieut. Henry C, Crosby and Presidential I. i! at this base!! is criterion '
his post on the styhard pas stationtbat.s the kind of guy ," Another, Request 15 any ;
Unit Citations to Arthur : days (
of education Mr. I..ambethirjoinrd II ', to stay on the right side of Now 'emergency leave Infant's Navy ]personnel I..Uf'In
N. Cox Jr.. AMMlc Ralph C. foot )
; preparing for the llfO'uhlalrain
the Navy on Jb June Id grant that sailor all the extension needs immediate operationAife to
AAMlc Richard P. Kolon- '
Danes ; *
lieutenant oinmandr. he wanted. 'Please grant ) day
JM2 sick
as a I from childbirth and is
ko. AMMlc; Emil Marenh Jr.. :. confined I In one unit here, for example,
ordered to San frranMO extension of leave to
He Ma< me six days at home} for a month. No '
<.| (lI11if., and then to quonset{ AMM2c, ; Essie. C Smith, AMM2c. '' help father plant grain crop." came to take care of them" Still another one- where a monthly' payroll of approximately
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Point, K.I. After completing in- in charge of rationing on the plea from a North Carolina 'Request Je8extt'nsion thrt'etla8. $175,000 is paid toi

4l< .lrfnati'n there, he returnedto I cember ----I I' seaman. Youngest sister in need of >! Navy men and officersavj
mall estimate that at
the west coast, attached to I Two of his sons are Often the plaint stems from lack guardian and home Urgent Reply I, least specialists moOO' is almost Immediately .-
the Western Sea Frontier. lie : Axis also Harvey, a first of time at home because of time soon as possible otherwise, must '
was assigned al.t air ontroller, ant in the Army Air Corps, and consumed in travel. A SpA. : leave tomorrow." Or simply "A in dispatched home through
orders. This that
and in addition was assistant James, a seaman in the Navy, troth whose home is in the State of asking' for extension on leave My I money five cjollar.. out of means
onvoy commodore cm rims from fare stationed somewhere in the Washington, asked for extensionof 'I wife is in led. I having to cook eH'rJ't'n
are sent "stateside" fur safexeeping. -
'frbno to I'earl Harbor. During Pacific leave on the grounds that it took for kids." :

this period he also served as a With Mrs Lamleth and their half of his fifteen clay leave to I Two that really tug at the heartstrings ';'I i
And to add to what Is
member of the Nasal Manpower two other (children Charles, aged( reach home. and unless he was received recently' are one 1 apparditty trend 'j

Survey' conducted. in air stationsof six. and Sally aged four the lieutenant granted an extension, he'd have to I from a WAVE yeoman asking for ; an overwhelming j'

<< the 12th Naval District.Next commander makes hoc turn right around and start back five extra days to complete ar- I among funds for Navj postwar men to conserve the

he reported at the Naval home here at 2708 Chel rywood An AMlc from Oregon dispatchedthe t ran t'mf'Jlts in ('(.nnu lion with the sailors from this same jeiirw unit are

Material Center at Philadelphia, Street in Riverdale Gardens following wire en route home. I death of husband in action; and In addition allotting at least another -

Pa, as assistant chief inspectorand While he likes all sports, "from "Most of leave will I* spent in I another from a sailors sister in I, W5,000 each thirty-one\

yard 'jsupeiintendent On 22 ping pong to polo," as he puts' it, traveling, Please grant a few days ; New Jersey asking that her brother dais for their families and for

August he was transferred here fishing and hunting ale his fav- extension" : be rent home as another brother I war |H IKN-meaning that only

as safety officer attached to the orites. His spate time these daysis Miffed In with the (tragic messages 1s had been killed in action and the t ralH>ut one dollar In every eljrnt t

Yard Department lie replaced Lt spent' working in his victory can Iw found many with a I i I mother was ill, and requesting that is retained In cash.Page .

C mdr. Justin A. Shook as officer garden. t Mcli of humor, "Sir, request the sailor riot, be told of his bioth-





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' I Reclpienls of wards So".loy. Six Men Receive

1 tl = ........
1'Q t
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p-S'
s
,. ; OcL: 16. I9iJ-"All dI put o+ es',, Decorations At

between Germany and -.., 'csC. :
5 e '
CEec-hoHlovakla shall be submitted j 'rf

for dec'Islun either to an HereSix
Ceremony
arbitral tribunal or to the IVr- I
'' \ w w eai
t. t' nianent Court 01 International
, ... Justice ."Arbitration agreement awards were made to men
.J,,;, between Germany and of the Jacksonville Naval Air Station

(hoslovakia. by Captain Herbert E. Began .'

Mar 14. 19S5J-German armies commanding officer, at Inspection y:

swept Into the Czech Sudetan- ceremonies here last Saturday;

lands, annexed them to. the morning,
1tt'lc'h. Later nearly all of CVec<<'liiiitlmakta Lt. (jg) Robert Downing Chaffs ,

was swallowed' by the x was presented with a Gold Star "

German super-state. In lieu of a third Air Medal as a

ti.. result of meritorious conduct in attacks .

: on Marcus and Wake Islands .

: THE 1FLwz1 1Q BVXJL : _t 3 as well as for action as pilot of a
ri : torpedo plane in assaults in the r

9 "Marianas, Bonlns, Carolines and ,

t Philippine Islands and against en. 1

emy shipping in the vicinity of ,

these islands.
,
"During all these attacks," the :
r
citation signed by Vice Admiral

J, S. McCain read, "he performedhis

assigned duties in an outstand..
.
Ing manner.

Lt (jg) Charles Gray hunt

also was the redolent of a Gold

Star In lieu of a third Air Medal .

(cO for "a meritorious series of ;J

Q.V fiats _.. _. _._ .. __. acts In the actions .
: ..w d.Ml'CCST - ------ uu ----- -- nu. '- 'm --- same en
Receiving award.* at ceremonies here last Saturday were, from left to right, Lt. (jg) Robert gaged In by Lt. (jg) Chaffe.

l' By Sgt. II. E. King I Downing Chaffe, Gold Star In lieu of third Air Medal; !.t, (jg) Charles Gray llurd, Gold Star In lieu of "For excellent service in the line { ,

, On the day set aside for com- third Air Medal; ItMlc: Charles Frederick Clayton,
position of this column your writer i Joseph Cornelius Wood, Purple Heart; Chief Yeoman Richard Howe Hill, Presidential Unit Citation; the crew of a United States ship'

I,. was aimlessly and fruitlessly wandering i _}:nH., .. R. C. Garrison. Small Arms Medal. on May 21, 1944:' Charles Frederick I"
- -- ------
- -- BMlc received
about hangar 114 in search Clayton, a ,
; of news. Occasionally he would '"Pennsylvania Has I commendation with commendationribbon I
:
:. pause and raise a sunburned, I authorized. He was cred

freckled, and slightly dented pro- ited with preventing a serious fire

\: boscus into the atmosphere in hope Election Slated 0 e aboard his ship at great personal

I, of scenting a story in the manner danger,
:', of Joseph Cornelius Wood, PRIG, '
, fictional news hounds. All to '
no avail, he had a cold. Dejected, For 19th of JunePrimary received the Purple Heart for
+
f discouraged, desolate, a broken I REPORTERQUESTION wounds received in action against

. man, he mounted the steps to return I II the enemy on October 25, 1944.
., elections will be held For service aboard the USS
' to his desk and dream of
I throughout the state of Pennsylvania Bogue Chief Yeoman Robert Howe {
/; bigger and better payrolls. 'As he ,
" climbed wearily there came out on 19 June, 1945. Candidatesto : Before ,the war a Hill was awarded the PresidentialUnit
. II be chosen at this election will flight to the moon was consideredin Citation "for .
of his desolation a spark of an outstanding .
be: Two Judges of the State Superior the realm of the impossible, In formance In combat from 20
" idea that into a raging in- April, .}
':: grew B tko. He broke 1 More highly valued than the an- Court, and municipal and light of developments in the way 1943 to 3 July, 1944.
fernsSgt. Maj.
:., into cient tradition-encrusted tot of county officials throughout the of jet propelled planes, rocket Ens R. C. Garrison received
and entered the office
a run
rum, more generally savored than state I bomb. etc., what do you think of the small arms Medal for I
where the "Czar" retgns, breath. the American penchant for coke i servicemen members I the chances of such a trip M>me- expert
less he shouted "Eligible pistol shooting.
"Sergeant Major
*
and more often con- time within the future afterthe
yes, probably. near
"give me a story, a I I of the merchant marine, and certain ----a it- P
-
yarn anyrv sumed (tin the Navy than even present conflict has ended?
thing for my next column!" Betko I I water, is the honorable brew of I attached civilians may vote in '
this primary election. Ballots will U. S. Soon
beamed. A thoughtful expression I May t
and much
I( long custom usage H, A. SIMONEAUX, AMM2c
1'T! Into his not be mailed automatically or on ,
came Marine
Corps coun-
\ known as jamoke, joe, mud, Java, of friend relative New Orleans, La.: ;
application a or ,
tenance. Be
So read now the story of or just plain coffee! Yea the Marketing
as in the general election of 7 November i I Not now--probably in a coupleof
[, Corp. George Terrence O'Brien and Navy drinks coffee! Whether it .
1944, but voters must hundred years. That's takingin
;: the Wooden Bayonet : I|l.is because custom the Palau Pearls
sanctifies
make individual application for a a lot of territory
(' "It happened on Ca>'lte, 1'hll- |ever-bubbling pot always at hand, I {
ballot. Postcard
applications for The Naval
. Military Government .
: ipplne Inlands, that one morning; or whether it is just an Americanism
ballots will be from LEO D. TYLER Sic ( )
into
accepted the
servicemen moying captured island .1
: 'orporal O'ltrlen arose betimes I accentuated by the Service, I ARM\\
and from members of the Avalon Pa. of the mandates in i
the
. .. I Japanese
to cheerful but there is
the tones of the bugle nobody can say, no
t merchant marine and from certain I I don't think a person could fly Pacific is expected to have even
, and doubt that drink it and in vast
after partaking of a light we :
to the and live because of
attached civilians. Applicationsmay moon tually a potentially valuable pearl
breakfast, began preparing for quantities I I I
. the conditions there.It .
be mailed at any time. Exe- atmospheric industry on its hands
the eight o'clock inspection He. Many are the coke machines I II might be possible, however, to }
; cuted ballots must be received by The industry, an extension of ,
'" broke out fresh khaki and placed with regularity
. emptied astonishing! I send rocket that far But
. the County Board of Elections not a as pearl culture in the Japanese home
It neatly' his bunk, then hemeticulously and there those individualists I
even I
upon are
': I later than 26 June, 1945, in order:,I' far as a living person going there, islands is primarily on Koror, in
cleaned his rifle, who seek to promotethe
\ to be counted. IN APPLYING definitely 'not.
the Palaus. It
(
produced 4,160
I
/
, bayonet, and put a mirror-like cause of Schlitz and Pabst, but
I FOR ANY PRIMARY BALLOT in 1931
, pearls 2.949 in 1932, 10,000in
shine on his hoe>". Standing hark when the fatal hour comes when 1
INDICATE B. N. THLIRTE Sic
Pompton
BE SURE TO 1934 and 1,000 in 1935, accord.
, to regurd his work, O'ltrlen was i one must plot a straight course i
N. J.
( CHOICE OF PARTY" (Item 6 Lakes : ing to the
# only figures now avail.
pleased, and hi* Irish face was and navigate; the shoals of inspection -
I think it would be to
on postcard). (Navy Dept. Voting possible able. In the 1932 I
year however
shining as he placed these artsc the path most belabored by
I' shoot rocket to the but
I a moon
Information Bulletin 6-45. the
# ) Japanese are to have
; 'lea along the broad railing of dragging feet is the one leadingto I the human body couldn't stand the reported .,
the veranda which overlookedthe the coffee pot. Postcard applications for state exported 7.055 from the islands,
absentee ballot be secured speed or the pressure. and the value of these is listed as. '
may
bay and went to uliower. And what kind of coffee pot'
,,' The utensil, apparently U not from Commander C. O. Holley, I 35,745 yen.
; Now there was attached to the JOSEPH TEITELBAUM, Sic, The Palau known
pearls are to
Station Officer
overly Important, since the emphasis Voting Building
guard detachment one Filipino Newark N. J.
: be of unusual size'
40, daily, between the hours of !, many of them
! room boy whose name was (don'task Is put on the contents. I don't believe it could be done. from one-fourth to one-half incli
0800 and 1630. Assistant
me why) Raskolnikov, and on There is the swank glass and Voting The greatest thing to overcome in diameter. Most white
Officers are but
to this
the night before the day that this chrome chnol which goes for are requested post would be the absence of air or some are black and few "
announcement where all enlisted a are
story takes place Raskolnikov had the "Sllex style; there are those pressure! between earth and the mauve '

taken on a large amount of a bev- unfortunates who must wavf'tglngt'rl personnel may see it. moon. Such conditions would re-// The Military Government, enter.

erage known as Sam-Shu and for )' from Ship's Service balancing --- suIt in a popping of the ship passing Ing the mandated islands with the

that reason was not at all steady a steaming paper cup GIs Swap Typewriters through them assault troops, immediately begins
with all the skill of a dowagerat ."
\ as he walked down the veranda -
setting a civil administrationto
towards the scene of his dally la an afternoon tea; there are For Guns on Leyte I VINCENT PATETE, Cpl., Elizabeth operate up the island and care for
bors. He : I. He those who just lap an enamel N. J.
stagge
staggered CNS : the natives. Its interest in the local -
Ijte ( ) Headquarters .
right against Corp. O'Brien's bayo- pot on a hot plate and let 'er boil. personnel of the 5th Air Force I don't think I'll ever live to see industries is the welfare of U. S.

net and sent that shining weapon Regardless of the style of making statistical experts, planners, members it. A trip to the moon is out of forces, primarily developing local

.f sailing through the air right into there seems to be little divergence of the band, special service the! bounds of possibility for a longtime I industries that would ease the log.

the bay. Raskolnikov was apalled.In I in the i choice of strength. units, etc.,-came out from behind A man couldn't stand it istie problem as the war against

addition to which, he was I Evidently the Navy is now their: desks and typewriters to help physically It beats the hell out Japan advances.
scared. So he whipped out the equipped with stainless steel stomachs I of me going into a little power
drive off 3 Japanese paratrooper
knife that was always in his belt with asbestos lining as standard dive I'
attacks in 5
days during the Leyte '
and proceeded to carve an excellent I(: parts, for the great majority campaign in December I Ted Williams Going ,
imitation indeed of a bayonet j of the coffee inhalers want it ; ROLAND BENSON, Sic \
To Bat For
out of a piece of driftwood. This black and hot none of the For their performance the"noncombatants" I (AMM. Harrison, N. Y.: Bronson

he placed in the scabbard and pale tan, lukewarm fluid for them! were presentedby I I don't believe that a flight to i The Bronson (Fla.) Field base '

went away. i Some groups hold the standard an Infantry company with a I the moon will happen in our time, ball cast is packed with stars, in. .

O'Brien, refreshed and clean}, that if a spoon sinks in it, it isn't Jap battle flag and 2 Jap rifles or a hundred years from now. eluding 2nd Lt Ted Williams '(

came out of the barracks, put on "done," and these same ones are mounted on a board bearing tne i There are too many scientific and American League batting champ, ..J.

his gear, and joined his platoon likely to be members of the group 5th Air Force shoulder insignia in financial obstacles to overcome at who hit tOO for the Boston Red .',

just as they fell in for inspection. which eschews the ministrations of one corner and the Infantry unit'sinsignia the present. Some day it may hap Sox; 2nd Lt. Bob Kennedy, ace J

He was happy. He whistled as the familiar "tin cow". There are in. the. other. pen if a person or persons can finda third Backer of the Chicago White 1
, he fell in. those who likewise have no use V*: way to build a safe, economical Sox, and Ensign Pete Petrich, a "".

".' The In"pt''tloci'a" going well for the sugar bowl. On the op- British Capture Million Men ship so that the people concernedwill veteran pitcher Bronson Field Ian |

. and the Captain was also pleased posite fence sit those who like a London (CNS)-Axis prisoners consider the venture practical. auxiliary to the Pensacol *

1 until he came to O'Hrirn In the little coffee with their sugar and captured by troops of the Britishon Naval Air I Training Base.

rank*. O'ltrienVt appearance was cream, and who wind up with a all fronts during the war now LOUIS FUDALI, AMM3c. New- : <

good, but his rifle was not dean. concoction resembling. sunburntmilk. exceeds 1,000,000, it was revealed ark, N. J.: Medal of Honor to Pvt. TowlaKTO

"O'Brien," said the Captain, recently by Lord Croft, Parliamentary A flight to the moon 50 years (CNS)-For singlehanded
"this rifle is not clean. Soooo-be it a dim figure keeping Under-Secretary of State for hence!, or less. With the development ly breaking up a German counter

"But sir," protested O'Brien, "I a dog watch aboard ship, a War. of the jet propelled planes attack of 100 enemy infantrymen,
mists
lad to clear the
cleaned it this striving pre- and rockets scientists in the
are
., morning. in after --- s-- supported by 2 tanks and a half
dominant a
morning
f "This rifle is not clean, O'Brien," WAVE on her a way 10 the A&R Ottawa (CNS)-Charges: of following first stages of such an achieve! track on Sept 21, 1944, near Oest.
said the ment. More time will be given to
captain."If night shift or a boot recovering in an automobile 2 girls erhout, Holland, the Medal of Hon.
.. I didn't clean that rifle this from his first round of shots, if riding in a street car were dismiss experiment after the war is over or was awarded, posthumously, to

morning I hope the good God ---_.,--- .-- ed against Bill Reaney when the Pvt. John C. Towle C(), C, 504th
strikes my bayonet into wood," replied his (O'Brien's) scabbard to discover judge ,couldn't find a law against GEORGE W. SCHROCK SpT- Parachute Infantry, a rocket

e k, O'Brien Then he shut up for that, lo and behold, it was a that in the books. 3c, Lock Haven, Pa.; launcher gunner and former drill

the 1st Sgt, had already written WOODEN BAYONET! The Cap- ,. ..- -.--- .. It's a possibility, if science can press operator oft Cleveland.

hU name down in the book. tain dropped the bayonet as thoughit the first is clutched around a thick, cope with weather elements and --------
. 'The Captain finished the rank was red hot and leaped away white handle-less mug you can breathing at high altitudes. I definitely Potiatch. S.-C-:

and then went along the rear of from the corporal. "Close ranks," bet it is the Navy-and the Navyis think that projectiles will No telling what those scientific:

the men. He was doubtful of he shouted, "THE WRATH OF having coffee! be shot that far in the near future. fellows'll cook up. But I would

O'Brien's bayonet, since his rifle GOD HAS DESCENDED UPON The Nips might well consider it make one suggestion: Send Adolg

had been dirty, so he pulled it from USI1"!! our most potent secret weapon. .UM RtACO UPLIFT, FOBlc, Hitler along as test pilot.


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The JAX AIR NEWS li published weekly at the U. S. e% .. r i.. 1 v 4 r I
Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida by the Public i I rI
helatloni Office at no expense to the government. Copies I
ale distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station
the Naval Air Technical Training; Center the Headquarters 01
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval Great CommissionH
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs. Naval Auxiliary
Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunner School )' !.t. J:. W. Andrew, CliO
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station
world and the
the
(:0 je Into all preach gospel i
Municipal No.1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station
May poi t. to every creature," MUM the great commUnlon given Ito

Captain Herbert E. ReRan USN the disciples by ('Lyrist. Today there are many

Commanding Officer people asking the question whether t the missionaryeffort '
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
of the Christian Chnnh U '" orth\\ hlle. Someof

CapUIn Commanding: Joseph B' Jxmh Officer USNR -- them Mill answer In the negative', arguing; that

Naval Air Technical Training Center the' work In Japan watt In..lrN'lh'f'( ', useless, a wa"te

Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), USN 1 <>( time and money, because It failed to keep an

U.Commanding S. Naval Hospital Officer from going to tsar against "". They now Judge all

missionary work hj thin criterion and reason that
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher USMC Ret
( )
Commanding Officer I all missionary work In futile'. They fall to reall/et '

Marine Barracks that only a small minority of the' Japanese people

Commander Edward E Dolecek. USN I are Chrintlan. If there' IH any fault to find, It U not

a Naval Commanding Air Uunnen Officer School with the missionary work that wa done, twit rather

'. the fact that we should hate been more realon
Commander Frank T. Coibln USN
Commanding Officer In our missionary effort.'

>Uval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs I In nanny of the! 1'at'ific. Inland our liven have hadan
I
Commander Michael P. Bagdanovlch USN opportunity to nee the worthwhlleiie' of the

Naval Auxlllaiy Commanding Air Station.Officer, Cecil Field 'UnUit the rules have changed h* plays pretty mission work. Many of these men have ( |>enlyMated

rough gam of checkers:4.!: ">o one will hate.. sell me on ml_ion work
Commander Salem A. Van Every, Jr. 'j
Commanding Officer ---- --- again; what I have keen here In.the Inland will
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Municipal No. 1 make me an ardent 'PIM.rt..r| of the mission work

Commander M P. Mei'i Itt, LSNR the rest of ntj life.*'
Commanding Officer
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station Mayport On these Pacific Inland the only educational

Lieut. Col. William T Evans. USMC (Ret.) program available for the natives I I.* agssn'ored hy

Commanding Officer mlMftionarieN..". Natives have .been trained' to cans
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe
,I for the sick, medicine are supplied hy the niUhlon
JAX AIR NEWS recelxei' Camp Newspaper Service Mainside Movie Schedule
material Republication I of credited matter prohibited and consideration Isgiven to the material ass well
without permission of CNS. War Department, COB E. Today-"YOU WERE NEVER LOVELIER," Rita Hay. all the spiritual welfare of these xople.!
42nd St.. N. Y. C.W .
worth. 1:100:{ show only. I In meeting these, Christian natives, one In immediately .

Friday"HOUSE OF FEAR," Basil Kathbone. A unique Impressed hj their honesty', sincerity, and
'lull Kind of World? club Known liThe Good "
as Comrades, meets at a mysterious t their !loyalty to (hrist. n almost every' tillage you !

What sort of world children angrandchildren d Scottish mansion. Each member muc4+ carry a hue) insure will find someone who tan SM>ak and understand
are our
ance policy on himself made out to the last surviving men rnglish.: have been
some They extremelyaluahle
going to live in? One in which
ber. Death and queer occurrences bung in Rathbone to solve .
in assisting our men In the jungle warfare, a. ting
they can seek knowledge and be glad to be them in an way'SaturdaySWEET '
a* guides, and even taking up armsagainst our "
alive Or one in which they suddenly have ROSIE O'GRADY," Betty Orable. common enemy. The its ca of many thousandof !

to drop what they are doing and go away t to Replay of a fine technicolor musical comedy. ((1,500: 1700, our pilots- and alr 'rew' men have been sated hy the
and 19JO: shows).
battle? A world in which they build homes I Sundaj'-"SONG OF" IIERNADETTE," Jennifer Jones nalixfH on the various: NlttiuN. There are manystories '
told of huts a pilot was tared for and guidedback
and raise their families: happily Or one in I First showing here of one of the most talked about pictures his rta.en
to unit h) the friendly natives.1'hy hate
which they never know what moment a six in years. '
!
they this attitude toward the.rh'an'l ?
ton bomb will blow them into rubble? I Monday'-"I'll HE SEEING YOU," Ginger Rogers, Joseph ItfiaiiHe. they heard t the great ummUslon, they loxehrist
Cotten. A film with rehabilitation theme
a centering
These are the questions which we have I (' and manifest that same' love toxxard their
around a serviceman on furlough from an Army hospital'anda : .
I felloxxmen, .lall to those' of the household of
decide
to within the next two or three years esjMM )
girl who has a two-week Christmas leave front prison: for
and we all have to take our part -in deciding good behaviour.'Tuesday"IIO'1'1I.. faith. These people hate "" .something common

them : with us, and that is, our laird and 1I\'luur, Jesus
I BERLIN, Raymond Massey, Helmut :

First, it seems to me a safe world must ; Dantine. The story takes place in one of the biggest ( hristI'rute.tant, .

be a free world. :Men do not submit permanently hotels in German>"'s capital and relates how the war has affected

to being deprived of the control of its J'( idents.I .

their own destinies. They protest. Then the I Weclnt'-odar-"IIIGII: POWERED," Phyllis) Brooks, Roeibt -

only way the dictators: can keep them downis Loweiy. Told against the background of a huge>: Cali

to keep them interested in quarreling with fornia cracking plant where high octane gasoline is made,

their neighbors' We have of this is the drama about the work of construction rigger!'! who ,
seen enough (
Impel: Mu.lin Kond and HirminKham At*
that during the last quarter of a centui T. so risk their lives high in the air on building jobs 07Tt- Holy Communion concluded bx.' Chaplain J, D.
-- sklnnei
that it ought not to requite any further proof O\IIM Brig Seuli

ever again. New Books In Entertainment i Chaplain 1.v. Davidson! Jr pleaching.
09:Imlnlnit I enter Ulxlne :seixkeii;
Second, a safe world must be a democratic I Chaplain K1'. Andie". pirathlng.
Station Features Empty Tomb"O
Library
world. Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration *!. }-< sundav School for rhlldien (small Chapel)

of Independence "that all men are i n<"i'IONtomorrow lodnj'-4..U !ship ]lance k| )"!1". lOtKI-U Chaplain S. Naval Dinlel I Hospital I Service|
I. fair
Will !sing, Arnuld.leomrx'a ride Auditorium. *n 'n.l Dlxlne preaching
created equal that they are endowed bj I and hiaemeun band. seivtce
their Creator with certain inalienable rights, I I U 1I..iI.l.the !p.and l |AthlonWrlltrM ('..... (bnrt Ilene. mid Moors: | ..H \( ('Stielarlettra I Chaplain AlteigliwCICM S. W.." Bell/ pif".hlng, Malntaliring |the
I 1'M'hurth/ and NrwninslrrrU
.dIIOl ;>riklmr. ('cane.lacer 111 mOl 1 111
that among these are Life, Liberty and the 2111a14tlawresting : /, I a y"
Ihna Angels! karig JlOO--Ch.l..llan
: Sclrnce
1 :Set vire! \m"IJ! (hapel. !).
Pursuit of Happiness." What that means Krlura I. thinxaril. I.oi .... Arrn idmiKnloi. Main. and service Keener strrrl IS'\-\. t"Pt'I' <*'I'l 1o-t'-8. M. C. Ib *- Jble SLud.,'. h
i Ark 1\0. Muirlrr 'hrol. j 1 6V j personnel, 'alhulir! ('hapel, I: Merlin' )t.ad and itirminghnnt. Ax.....
in political practice is that the common sense !1 H...hri> Ilirxmt I'hrUn, ( MaM
:
'| Pirate Ad.III'f'' nC ( apl, ..ia Skewshay. ,, Audlfnit unrlUpiitfon mdio brondr 050(1-Mass; A
of mankind is the most trustworthy guide' ..1. "SAM t: IT AMI 'IAKI, 11'- HIII.:1 09k-Mass.: .
I I 1'I'oU. ('knr.'k end .(.....n sirrrU. I 11Ol Mass111X1Mess t f
that we have in the long run. Tht>re are saVe 1..1.! ,>o\'rruary.FI1111: > ; Jirkpol, null and nerrkendine. prices. ( -- :

tribes which'enjoyed going to but .. Friday-: HIX.O"; a ktnnl r,. ('hrislien .
age war, Mhr the Irenrh 11..1..11. \\ rrfHrrr !srtraa e .nl1I1 Ma./i aced and 111'.1..hiiin
'
Ully arranged tor married .
11'h. I"r"",'h I. American Steve'Ialent. pr rouplrtfo Av.nre.
modern men would rather build an automobile Bonsai', !-lr.l.rj<. Fua single rerviremen and semen. I II 1100-small 'hap-l.
than A tank, a pleasure plane lather than '!sporu h:.tr., Scant, !:slmlf).. r
A S..I l HoopiUI, In a !O..lh ::0'.a I I Krmi.ghem _
a bomber. Modern men would lather plow Jan.k, ftrtun. H. ,'. 'Moh: 1. I "Salurdax' '-f ormnl. II a a r e, I'!'oU. 1000-- Mutual meeting (Wednesday),
.,,..., Churrk and 1\0.. aan !street!. HUH 1.loh Keli.leaa .
their farmland than bomb Thunder (uraixil, I'h. J IIIM I hervten and F'ell.wship HOllu.
own someone ) Open Sloane and lnl.
rmal llain e. tuiiey
The Mlmorl IKiver of Amrrlia see- : .
Chapel, Mu tln and
rJ-small Blimlngham,
American l. flon Home, JJl H Chart Ma I .ln
else's that is why a democratic world !ices, tenlel, Mmlex.COMMhRCIAI.S .
: . . m. !street 20W, U"llu..1 I Tuesday. lial: : M1.H: >--Chapluln1 Office NATTC."NAM .
where men make their own decisions through i Sunday-Free ( ..U.. and 1u. 17< (
Far :Salet\ Three pirrr duxriiport net lj.lIIO-ChaPlaln.| Office
I'Mtn! lit M. rnmtth, .. ; elllw'a I t'r.Fin' ,
..... loptide Klanding .
fltr .1..1 (nil
and nets
vole is the safest kind of I a plrrr
world live '
to in. I Hut salion, < h"nh and >r. nai. I Thul.dav.
of
HIHAthlldst) rile Itlllt..ul: Air rush
month 17((-18'1O.. Chaplains orn'e. -
Third safe world be I lIe ni>lii( A'... and 111 W. uval. NAAS. Gieen Cote spilnx, '
a must just world I
a Informal llante. \CS Vi;,'l..r>eU.., I Second .1' III
each
the kind of world that the Prophet Isaiah --*--t I':-U. ('h11r1'h and Neunan street. 1t1Kin! v'jiv! May'oit. month 1WO-18UO. Reading <1
Oh, lead: j lste! Thlid. '
had in mind when he wrote : "And they shall think f j ;Mandey-Ie.ee and flour i'oh..1 I Municipal Thursday, 1 No.uf to each "month 1V"' >1<'')0. Chapel, J.x ,1
1'erhapm you our joke are I t'M1: ill M. lluxal :street, JlMHstreeta ___. ___ ___
build houses and inhabit them ; and they shall had.Idit Tueadri-Koaiat. 1.1. and. Ken,.,
plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. you'd quickly( change; your I Arena., 2 111111, ndml. 1..1..n keniirI I

They shall not build, and another\ inhabit ; sienna, I'I personnel is .dn..d-IIIuI.iH4 and tonga Inktrnrllona i !\\Fwrn! Other Papers I i
If the .
jokew we
you'd compare and Informal II..... t'I'oIl. '
they shall not plant and another eat for
; as print ill M. Iliital street, It to I ,
the days of a tree are the days of my' people, With those. we ouldn't use! i I Rally-Indoor and, 1\0... Swininiint; I'ool l I !'oIl.1 I IChur.h Many man-houis are being lost every day aboArd '
I nan streeU,
and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of I required. no 'Irunkn this station In a Very iwonspituous place, namely, .,
their hands." Too little Camera iunn and pkotoiirnphle / the Ships Sen'ice Ba i ber Shop
I An apprentice seamanxos darkroom ''i i.i :so, 311 II I The hours aren't being lost deliberately by any ,'
W Dnial I Mrerl
When we make just laws; we have a rightto counting his pay by wetting his I '________ one man or any one group Rather' the reason' for '
demand that they be obeyed. When individuals fingers and leafing through the dow I the low is a shortage of barbers which in too many !

refuse to obey our just laws, we phone bills. I I II' i instances, keeps men waiting In line for the' ton.serial -

the police. We must build a world in which j'' "Hey", that money is full ofgeinn Trt The Point could and treatment many long hours hours that they 1
I yelled a shipmate. I' should Ve spending at their work. f)
we can do the same thing for nations: givej, ""Nuts! retorted the AS 'No A far western newspaper heads THE SKYUR1TEH Paico. Wash.

them juoticeand: then demand that they germ could live on my salary." I the list of births, maitiages and I

,hall keep order and let their neighbors alone. I) I I deaths'Hatched briefly, Matched and to and the point. I some Wherever luscious you go, on shore! or sea. you will find

And shall, have I Guilty (' to do
we it right away, because f I II some man In the United !
States '
A married Navy That Is
couple was peacefully et elq
big bombers have reduced the size of'' . !f J JI 1'
sleeping in the upstairs bedroorp.Suddenly I TalYX'ertA.aS' ultel1Or IIQ It seemed bst )
the world enormously, and there is no longer the wife shouted in her I Aited tui.kiy ) night at the Flanks Carle pie"entata>n. I

any t I3ft'1J" for anybody unless there is safe :sleep "Good Lou'd, here come my I Hear aliout I the little moron who I 1 varsity Literally. luicell! dozens and(,f lassies from Oklahoma Un(,-. f
for everybody. husband!"' flooded the gymnasium It-cause Lexington last jelly around the
ty
I The husband woke, up and I the coach 'told him to go 1 h. M a j auditorium 1 true, but Jievwtbelefls walls! a) pretty decal alias for the. walls)) ,, n
Upton Sinclair. Jumped cut (,t the upstairs win- flub? baled to death- ,

DAM, Purcell, Okla.f .

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11. :GiVes Irliibiliorlrl'oday I Famed Marksman Makes 12,000 Mile Once Instructor

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Displays Wares Trip Despite Hit Here Now Heads

By Jap TorpedoThe ,


This AfternoonKen rampaging "Blue Goose" of Pasco Squadron

ate the Pacific Fleet entitled to wear

Beegle, nationally famed 'I an American Defense Ribbon with I Lieut. Comdr. Paul "Tommy"Thompson

tl marksman will appear in an exhibition I' one star and an Asiatic-Pacific I formerly an instructorat
c> here this afternoon from ribbon with nine has come back NAS Jacksonville is wow the

1600 to 1700 it has been announced i home again-with a Purple Heart I CO of a fighter unit engaged in

4 Y It Itx by Lt. Comdr. G. C. Deyoe, I''I The USS Honolulu, already one Fleet Air operational training to at

training officer of Ordnance and of the legendary fighting ships of I Pasco recent, Washington edition of the according SKYWRITER a.

Gunnery.The this war, came home to patch the
I demonstration will be givenon wounds inflicted by a Japanese station newspaper.

the range adjacent to the Offi : aerial torpedo last October 20 in I "Behind ever efficient squadron .

cers' Skeet Club. I|1 Leyte Gulf in the Philippines. She ," said the SKY-WRITER, "sitsa

"All officers, their guests and came home under her own power I man whose job it is to direct the

enlisted personnel ace invited to I a voyage of more than 12,000 destinies of the outfit, according to
f attend" said Lt. Comdr. Deyoe..'I i t miles. I I the dictates of the. Fleet's front

"As the exhibition is highly in- I First disclosure that the Hno.1 office -the man who must act as

structive as well as entertaining it : lulu had been damaged came in combination chaplain leading pilot
I II
is desired that as many aircrew- I the Report of Fleet Admiral Ernest as well aa shipmate for the
men attend as possible, as well as J. King Commander in Chief officers and men under him-he is

others interested in gunnery." I'''of the U. S. Fleet and Chief of I! the skipper of a Navy fighter i
During the past two and one I squadron
Naval which issued
t .r!.kw. : !I" I Operations was -
The" nationally famous marksman Ken Jlergle of Atlanta,. Ca., half years, Mr. Beegle has appeared March 27, 1945. Thompson didn't gain his leadership

pauses during a shooting demonstration to pose with hilt"Ife who before some 2,000,000 servicemen ability overnight. Behind
assists him In remarkable feats of marksmanship I across the entire southern him is a 11-year career in the
half of the United States. I Naval service., A career which took

Jet Propulsion His feats of marksmanship include Book Review him from the enlisted ranks to the

shooting through the holesin Naval Academy, through the attack .

Increases Value of Big Coronados For' small iron washers which are j By Ira Lois Brown Librarian i at Pearl Harbor and out to

thrown into the air; cutting stripsof : TEACHER IN AMERICA-by sea as a flyer and back again to

Rescue of Stranded Airmen In Pacific' cardboard edgewise with a .22 I Jacques Barzun (Atlantic-Little I prepare for another "crack at

n. _ .. rifle; smashing many different 'Brown Co. 1945. $3.00)), The time them."
Coronado PB2Y four-motor flyIng kinds of targets thrown Into the I was when a boy left school to join "111"" enlisted at San Francisco

boats have been modified into air; drawing pictures with bulletson the Navy and to run away to sea; In 1931 aa a seaman and served
Sharp sheets of tin and other
rescue and hospital planes, the Reduction too performances I in the days of this war, the Navy with the Fleet fur a year and a i

I' Navy Department announced recently numerous men- calls upon the boy to become a half before a Congressional appointment

tion.All I man and, as soon as he is made a to the Academy anti
Newly developed jet propulsion I| In Shipbuilding rifles types to sub-machine of firearms from .22 boot sends hint back again to I him to Annapolis."The .

assistance for take-offs allows the I used Mr. in the guns demon are school. For ours are the times most colorful part of his
giant flying boats to rise from by Beegle when a thorough-going respect for
career' began with his graduation
heavy seas or mall "lagoons where I Program Of Navy stration.and He also explains the safe i the trained man has forced teaching I in 1936. A graduation that sent
of firearms.
operations heretofore have been proper handling to come forward, if not to him aboard the famous cruiser,
impossible.Designated( I ------""'!!. -- come into its own. Quite rightlynow
I The Navy Department announced I USS Helena as gunnery officer.
PB2Y-5H by the teaching has gird itself with "He aboard that
recently that plans for con- was ship on
Navy, these planes built by Consolidated struction of 84 combatant ships I : Old Plane Tires I steel and as training has becomean December 7 when the Jails made

Vultee Aircraft Corporation 'displacing 636,860 tons as announced aggressive force for doing the their infamous attack on Pearl

now are going down the rampat March 6, 1945 have been i Used On I things that the Commonwealth of Harbor.
Being fit to have done.
San Diego ready for sea rescue i people see
altered so that only the 12 escort : "Wounded during the bombing
and evacuation service In the Pacific carriers tons I It is a curlou's thing that the
representing 150pOO : Vehicles while manning an anti-aircraft
theater. Navy jargon which names such groups
Included in this
i program now will battery he was subsequently decorated
There Is In the two-storied as A.T.T Cen. CNAOpTra
space be constructed. with the..Purple Heart.
hold of the Coronado for '25 'litters, I j Navy airplane tires of certain' CNATra is part of the same lan-
or stretchers. Food, hot drinks, and i This additional shipbuilding program i sizes no longer fit for safe use guage which Jacques Barzun uses "Maybe It wa thin night of the

medical attention can be given casualties i was originally conceived as on aircraft are being recappedfor when he entitles his new book, Japanese plane or his adventurous
immediately after they are an "insurance" program to meet use on Naval automotive ve i TEACHER IN AMERICA The spirit, but a .short time",
taken aboard. I the possibility of additional attrition hides. new teacher when the war-time later he put In for flight trainIng -

In addition to jet assistance for 1 as the tempo of the Pacific It Is estimated that this con. I alphabet resolves itself into leisurely and went on to win his wingsat

take-offs the war increases with our approach full-syllabled words do 1'ensacola.
flying hospitals have version may ultimately reduce may
'doseI' I
new 1200 horsepower Pratt & to Japan. When this program Navy requirements for new tires well to know what the "Tra" I "Upon graduation there he was

\ Whitney engines. These are more was first Initiated it was by about five thousand a month. I' stands for. Barzun does not write I sent to Jacksonville to act as an
powerful and more economical than j I I estimated that if at the end of These "super-balloon" airplane up the syllabus for naval train 'instructor until the latter part of

the engines formerly installed in six months the progress of the war tires are suitable for use I I ing; he wisely sticks to the sub \ 1943 when he was transferred to
'made it clearly evident that the 1 jects familiar to a Columbia UnU
the Coronados. on automotive vehicles having a sea-going Fleet Air unit.
In the combat zone the flying i' Additional ships would-- not ha nooi\ 16-inch diameter wheel equipment 'I versity professor and to' a stu- "...rum AlamedA where the
ed, the program could' then be dent reared in the exacting schools \
ambulances can pick up stranded'' I which include jeeps, pickup outfit formed, he moved with
airmen distressed abandoned at an expenditure of trucks trucks of France And his book is one his the
seamen or am- : ( light delivery I squadron through Ionic,
not more than 000,000or less I for people to read on the St. Johns
phibious assault troop casualties. tractors, reconnalsance cars, I hazardous New Guinea campaign .
From than the total cost of a light cruis River ferry, over a Ship's Service I .
Hawaii they can reach the I and certain types of buses and and finally got his
coke the of
side
,
er. or along shady
mainland In about 12 hours. On return ambulances. I 'rllt'klt" in the now famotin Battle
I
trips to the Pacific the Corona The Navy Department now has I In all, an estimated 30000 the pool. of Lejte Gulf

.J'>s can carry several tons of been informed, however that general Naval vehicles in the various I, Barzun deals more in humor 1 "The days in the South Pacific
cargo economic considerations, Including Naval districts can use the three' than in factual data provokes conversation I were not without incident for the

Rescue work is one of many war the most desirable use of I' sizes of airplane tires being converted : rather than promotes his keen-eyed, 28-year-old flyer. During .

time duties for these flying boats manpower and material, necessi- The sizes are 30x7, 32x3 own argument, and without point. I' 15 strikes in the early stages
originally built as patrol bombers. tate suspension of plans for con- I and 34x9. ing fingers aims peculiarly at the of his sea duty tour he so distinguished

Other duties include bombing patrolling struction of 72 of the 84 ships Because of their wider dia- future student who may return I' himself that he was

strafing and scouting. In originally contemplated in the "in- I meter many of the tires are already I from armed training to continue awarded the Air medal and a gold

worldwide operations' Naval Air surance" program. I being used on jeeps that I II with school. I star in lieu of a second.

Transport Service uses them for *" ---- have to be driven over sand Altogether : The format of the book Is simple "And the 'topper,' as he vail

personnel and cargo. Commercials I about 1900 airplane : a loose-link chain of essays It, 'to the whole bhennanigaii

I tires have now been convertedfor : I first about the student togetherwith out there came on October Ztt
I-OK SU: use on Navy ground vehi his teacher, then about the I of last year during the Leyte
Stilwell Says IRTC Mlti: rxlilUf four dour (.",,J
nirrliamnl) rendition and .. : cles. I IL. two of them together with their iiilf scrap when he downed
good IIr.
Builds 'Good Soldiers'] till. M. I'. Hvatson, ('*<'U HHJ. ...______.. .__ _--.I I subjects one after the other, the three Zekes In succession-an
It.: m or tin Rlvf'r".I"l K.I, '..ke- three Rs. the rivals-scinece and which
horr, Seek Scout Leader I I act won him the coveted.
Washington. (CN'is) Gen. Jo. : ( history the Fine Arts, the Classics I Distinguished! Flying Cross
'**ph W. Stilwell commanding Will pm rash for 11ID 0' later motlrt For Troop of Girls] '' foreign languages These "The former San Franciscan is
general' of the Army Ground car In awed condition (nil Est: kl*. ', smooth-worn subjects roll out easily married and has a 15-month-oKl
A Volunteer is needed to serve I'
Forces, told a press conference recently under Barzun French thumb; boy."
FOU HEN:: 'r as leader for a Girl Scout troop I
the specific question of how '
that peo- j
j, more training for Infantry Two ((21 -k.l-
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ronnrttlng room for tr that is already organized in River. general I
j replacements would be desirable Ifnu (for one vr twit ..f'f'k. .. a I pie learn resolves into the
" and might even lower cas- tlm.2815: ( I'.rk SI, I'ha.e. 1-8'm. : side. The age range of the girlsis statement of how people live. i FLrPedges] Aid
Mill eleven to fourteen These
'j t uilty rates, But the in real tit louplr.Jovrly years. Barzun deals in the business of
war Europe room In ri\rrfrunl I honif, withor interested and fine
girls are doing
To GI Job
1! Iii moving so rapidly, he pointed without kltdirn privileges I'.<. ot work sot\ could give some I producing mind-power, and side- ,.I Seekers
out, that lengthening the training barbecu.'pit. Mr., for entertaining you deals in something usually called : Washington (CNS) Federal
time to directing their activities ,
9 ., period also would lengthen theV X.nl Ortrg! Offlrrr Hlvd,*:phone wile preferred M4. $25.05per 'ilj1 please come to the Civilian Defense philosophy. He is a craftsman; I, Loan Administrator Frei M, Via:

wn and would result in greater wrrk Volunteer Office 321 Graham I he wants people to respect the use son told a press conference recently -"
4 1 loud of life The replacements be Will share h uH.. with Naval! .UI'f" 5-5734. of language, to use words as the that when peace cornea h.,
in and whet Will rent to coupliwith Building, or telephone I pilot does his instruments to know
{ turned out now by training a chill 1 about lour years old. Jlion ---- --ik--- would exert every effort to the,
centers he asserted, are "good sol- 3-lifll. "" many things understandingly and end that "the resources of our
dwrs" Room SiW Turk !S o'(., Mr. It. T 3d Division Compiles some things by heart. He meticulously I, lending agencies are made available .
I \. _I --_ hnon... i'lion. 7-Hill: Tuesday. and l stamps out the hokum of I to assist American businessin
Thursday after J.lll.: Record to Shoot 'At meaningless words. H the task of
'i lions with kitrhrn urtviltgM. 682 providing full em.
Dental Study Club I Ivy M. HiiHi. i-HCiVM. France (CNSThe) 3d division decisions with red-blooded finality, I ployment and attaining the President's
Kooni for threw men one d< uhli> and I but voices a personal taste with
( of the 7th Army is piling up one goal of 60000,000 jobs..
On one wind bed til ( ,
.IIf'le
M consideration
Meeting Tuesday of the most records I even ...
"j Phone '1 ra. Dean J-7HM. impressive in ----
The regular monthly meeting of the war. The 3d has been in seven Barzun gives us readers of the I'
I Centers ideas and Veteran Gets GI Loan
the Jacksonville Area Dental Of t.UIC S\U: 'ampalgnso'rench Morocco Tu- Op Tra many ,
'J Hv C.iI room I'.U.c" In J.....* Shore, one strong desire-th desire to
ficers' Dental Study Club will be romplrtrly. rurninhrd' I'hon J.0711. ntsia, Sicily, Anzio Southern lily ;To Buy a Meat Truck
I from warfare and join a
1 hel-i on 10 April at 2000 in Bldg. :hwaln blr>rlr, fill.ttil. Contact II Southern France and Germany. It run away
&)t. Donald .'..ur..tt/ VI1. has hit the beaches on four D.d.t.YII.I I school perhaps Barzun's school, Falls Church, Vt. (CNS) The,
:salt water fUhinc rod. Shakmnearo>> wherever that will be first veteran of the present war to
'j On Feb. 15 it 185
The program will be In charge rrrl and nylon line lied four completed days .....
time business loan ,
--- get a under the GI
of Lt. (jg ) W. H, Gamble who si3.: '"I$ lady'a Mryil. equipped' with of consecutive contact with the enemy : I ; '
will give a talk on Root Canal Ii,II hi.. batkrl pump and lo..d tln-, without relief, and was still liT Of Shrew"' : Bill of Rights is an optimist. He ij:
.u.flnl| Jorge well built aming going into the meat business "
d"lth.u.f', in the !
and line.
Lt ( ) M E. Aron.
Therapy, jg .
al.i.l1e.I i 'hun. t OJJI, "1"t/ 1. I Jack C. Breeden of this town
son who. will present movie on Furniture for five (.5) room house. Flghllng'men of the division Will Be Offered : ,
Dental Surgery. IU64/.411I. l-hono '.%1111. ::19':11 .,.r..... "have won 19 Medals of Honor. 75 i was granted a loan of $3,04)by'\ !a
'1
Una SI.lour Plans to climax: a history'' making Washington bank to buy .
a refrigerator
Lt Comdr J, D. :McCue, Jr., DSC's two DSM's, 10* Legion of ,
HI piece maple Itedrovni Suite. of dramatic ,. truck. He plans tb'sell
season: and
Merit, 1.817 Silver Stars 77 Soldiers
will successe.l
Chairman, preside. brand new, 171 04. IHU'J! .ouUa. Ter-
.--- -'-itCt -- Medals 1,866 Bronze Stars, with a gay bawdy, 16 Remain Of rare.k nt.v -three CSI burner hers. 65 Air .Medals and seven Distinguished of Shakespeare's lusty government .guaranteed 50 I percent
Fjrst acne, punrUiH rahinet type with Unit Badges. It id the comedy "The Taming of the : of the loan.
1,1..hf" bark New' prewar in..nurai>. "
Group Of GI Waves In red In nrlUnl erne. first American division in this war Shrew, were announced recently I -------
t'ontifiupxl! from Page 1 $4V.55. .3'.i: llerihel f."kl." to be awarded the Croix de Guerre by the local playhoiise, which will lOUt Gets" Citation.
\by the French Government. present the bard's hit comedy late K10: (CNS-The) first Presi

4' Zelhff, Rhoda, Y2c, VTB, VF4, fO.rrl.cf'-pw.ttm stir.llaby : Kroll butty -. h ._---- I in May as a windup for its 25th anniversary dential citation even, awarded, to

VPB. In C.tI ronditian. 11. II. Prince, lei. Suit Presumed I Lost;; i year \1 I an' entire division in U. S. Army '
Of the otht'ral three' are and overseas eat. ;S.,. The submarine USS Albacore is Open auditions for the bastingof history has been presented by tien': '

two assigned attended: OCS are roll SHIM: overdue ,from ,patrol and, is pre- "Taming" will, be held at the Eisenhower to ,the, lOMt Airborne' .

ensigns elsewhere, ,two Studebaker. coupe In (.....1, condition] suniet lOSt The neat of kin of officers theater on San' Marco Boulevard for "extraordinary .Lerraism, and
hEAve 'been detached' ; t for duty on I' sad *lvr. .rellent rnileaCe. '.."*.<. and crew,have been in form- on Wednesday' 'evening, 11 April I I gallantry" In the epic defense ogastogne :
other' stations, and the rest;, !are I.I. (jk Abm., rod. It*, .4) April last December
.. el t i at 1::3().
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I Jim Tatum Succeeds Don) Faurot As Station's Sports Director .


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All good things must come to 1943. That was the season when Before the war Faurot was a ville, but I am happy at the pros- vative coach from the "Show-Mt* "'

ax end, and the Damon and Py- Faurot served as head coach of big name college coach, having pect of getting sea duty." state.
thias team of Don Faurot and Jim the Iowa Preflight football squad won national recognition as head Peering into the pigskin crystalball Comparing service football to
Tatum is no exception.Lt. and Tatum became his assistant mentor of the University of Missouri Faurot predicted a fast brandof the pre-war college game, Faurot
Faurot bade the Station Iowa Preflight lost only one game, outfit which played In the college football after the war, said:
farewell yesterday and left for and that to Notre Dame by Orange Bowl and the Sugar "During the War, so far, four grad- "I think the preflight Mhool", 4
the Fleet Air Nest" Coast. Fittingly 14-13. Bon I. Likewise, Tatum was a uating classes of high school players and the big naval centers, likeIB' '
enough, Lt. Tatum succeeded The Faurot -Tatum coaching successful coach In the college never had a chance to play Bainbridge and Great Lakes' and .
Faurot as the Station team reported to this Station last field, having been head coach at college football and, with some exceptions also the army air force school,
sports. director and executive officer September and, despite a belated the University of North Carolina of course, I think that are on par with the best college"
of the Physical. Training start and a dearth of experienced prior to his entry Into the Navy.In many of these boys will want to teams of the prewar era. During ,;
I: Department. material, they assembled a formid- a brief interview on the eve take a whirl at it. There'll be the war many of the colleges ,
Faurot and Tatum started func- able football eleven that gave a I of his departure, Faurot said "I some mighty fine college football themselves have been stronger ,j
tioning as a close knit team in good account of itself. have enjoyed my stay at Jackson after the war," said the conser- Continued On Page Seven .


_ Damon and Pythias Team Parted Fliers Boast Smooth Infield I Flier Flinger .:


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And Capable Pitching StaffBut .r' .'If. ''<\'.,"v". /"" f



Catching And Outfield DepartmentsPose .. ....

A Problem For Coach GehringerAn : .
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aura of uncertainty pervades sun-baked Mason Field \

these tropical afternoons as Coach Chailey Gehringer's| All-

: Station Fliers primp and powder for the official opening of :: '

the Jacksonville Victory baseball league Sunday, 15 April. ': \ 0

The infield is taking on good shape and the pitching

stacks satisfactorily but Gehringer i is un.cel't.ai.n.abo.ut } .
up ,
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the outfield and catcning ae-

JI Victory Loop partments. The conservative ( ::

former Detroit Tigers' star is I ..

holding up judgment on his ) .
4raJJ Is Free ForServicemen ,
.,. Station squad until he's hadan .

opportunity to observe his ..." ."

prospects under game conditions I II

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All service men and women in
will make their 1945 I ,
The Fliers
uniform will be admitted free of
baseball debut in the Victory loop . .
to all Victory league base- : "
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and Gehringer intends to augmentthe ."'- ... '
ball this in Jack- -
games season i- :..... ''-'-1' '
sonville. league games by scheduling a ,4' .
number of strong army and navy One of NATTC's prize gifts to ;;
The should be mighty wel-
news the All-Station Fliers Is
clubs in this sector Victory Johnny "
..... ... "." ,;'? 'l-, '. -:::; _' ''',,''i'IM.' .-." -"If' come to Naval ball fans All-Station for Coach league games will be played: on a Itittner, veteran righthander, '

Lt. Don Faurot (left), former head coach at Missouri, has Fliers Charley are Gehringer's entered in the Victory home-and-home basis, with the who was one of the mainstays of i
hipped out and his duties as Station sports director have been taken loop. Other entries are Camp performances at Mason Field to last jear's strong Navy team
over by his close friend and grid partner for the past two seasons, Blanding, NAAS Mayport, The be held in the afternoons *and the here. An experienced elbower
Lt Jim Tatum (right), former top mentor at North Carolina. The Terminal Railroaders, Chason's downtown appearances to be under who throws with his head as wellas
Faurot-Tatum team coached the Iowa Preflight (ridden In 1943 and Dairy, Gibbs Gas Engine and St the floodlights at night. his arm, Blttner formerly
last! season they coached the Station Fliers. Johns River Shipbuilding Com- With the season inaugural just chucked the cantaloupe for Itlng-
pany. around the corner, Mason Field is hampton, Norfolk, Kansas City,
getting a face lifting and the Oakland, Newark and holly-
The league will open Sunday, 15 wood. The popular sailor was
grandstands
.. are getting a new
April, according to an announce-
spring coat of paint Gehringer major league bound In 1942 with
ment Sam Bergman
by president. to IS wins for the Pacific Coast
hopes better line
get a on his \ .
The schedule will be
on a split sea-
prospects by staging practice tiffs League Hollywood club and 10
4 son basis, with a post-season cham-
with the Marines and the NATTC weeks of the season remaining
pionship series to decide the win-
ner. Club rosters are limited to nine this week. to go, when the Navy acceptedhis

18 players. "Things_ are_ shaping up pretty services.
. ... .. ,..._ -
.... ,. '''\Y '; *i .;r. I'e:, -'* -'=!.- good, uenringer said yesterday,
..1;; tt. r.. :;i1'JI'3( .1#+:i::;f.:" t -- .4 adding that catching may be a McDonough Heads 1
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IiLII'1;, : _, ;1;;"" ;! Iti. \, ... Waves To Launch problem. Big John Kapacz, a
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\ :, do .. ... -.. six-foot-three former Detroit
1.1 .cr1", ) ; :c.o: '""t. ..' I't.; West Coast Nine
sandlotter, holds the Inside! rail
By Bernard Kahn, Y3c Softball MondayWAVES on the backstop job, so far Rapacz Lt Martin J. McDonough, better .

Lt. Charley Gehringer is a quiet chap, but we never real- are unlimbering their possesses. a rifle arm and known u "Marty" when he

ized exactly how tight lipped the manager of the station firing wings and sharpening up may make up in enthusiasm managed the Station Fliers in
'
what he lacks in experience 1943 and 44, is at the helm of the
Fliers is until recently when we received a friendly letter from their batting eye in preparationfor The San )
addition of Tom Camp Kearny (near Diego
Hopkinsand :
the opening of play in the
the editor of The Sporting News. Inter-Unit Softball League! this Pat (Red) Earey may be just baseball team this season
The veteran baseball editor related a story to us about coming Monday. what the doctor ordered for the McDonough checked out from

j the time Mickey Cochrane was bossing the Detroit Tigers and Present plans call for the leagueto Fliers. Hopkins, a lanky right- Jacksonville in November "Marty's" -
handed 1943 ball
first baseman had men won 34 games
a brief
the club's second
Gehringer was great baseman
function with 12 teams, including ] -
trial with 10 defeats and last
Seattle against only
"Gehringer was so non-talkative," wrote the editor, "that he ex- the NATTC WAVES and the and played Class
changed only five words with Cochrane during the whole season; when U. S. Naval Hospital Corpsmen. C ball for Anahiem, Calif., before season his Fliers copped 32 out (Itto .

he said 'Hello, Mickey' at the start of spring training and when he said League games are slated Mon- Joining the Navy in 1041. He recently tilts ".
'Good-bye, Mickey' at the end of the season." day, Tuesday and Wednesday returned to the states after Incidentally, one of the player
The other asked 18 months overseas duty. Earey on the Camp Kearny raster Is Dill .
day we Gehringer if that story was true and the .
a rangy righthander, McCloskey popular baseball and ',.
inscrutable manager of the Fliers replied dryly: pitched
"That's an overstatement. I never said anvthing." IIanzel, Marine Grid American Legion ball in New York football ace, who formerly played ::'
City and shows promise of developing for this Station. I;
E*prit' de Corps' Ace, Leaves StationTSgt. into a starter. ,

Several weeks ago we took in a sports banquet attended by a John Hanzel, stocky 198- With Hopkins stationed! on
number of promising young sailor athletes and a host of Naval officers, pound Marine from Johnston, Pa., first, the Infield lines up with
who were formerly college coaches. and star guard for the Station Gehringer and Johnny McCuI- Volleyball
The coaches, naturally, made brief speeches and they all invitedthe football team last fall, has shippedout ]lough sharing the .second base
athletic prospects to enroll at their respective schools after the war. for overseas duty assignment, Bill DeMars picketIng -
"When the war is over, come to Oklahoma," said Lt. Comdr. Lawrence -'=!.- hhortstop and Alf Andersonor Standings
Haskell. El wood Riley at the hot corner I))
"When the war is over, come to Missouri," said Lt Don Faurot. Station Golfers Bow Minor League
"When the war is over, come to North Carolina," said Lt Jim The scintillating showing of De- Tam Won Lest I'd.
Tatum. Golfers from this Station are determined Mars, 19-year-old Brooklyn] school- Commissar Store S 0 1.100
; to save face, and turn the VYi3 4 1 .t'00
Etc., etc., et cetera. boy, who is the property of the Salvage 4 1 .1100
Finally came Lieut. Col. Gregory J. Weissenberger, VSMC, who I team tables: on the Municipal No. 1 Dodgers, has bolstered the Fliers' Seaman Guard 2 2 .500
eaid, "When the war is over, Join the Marines." ; when they play a rematchin hopes. Gehringer, now 42, figures Photo Lab. 1 4 .:.'(1()
the near future on playing part time. Ship Service 1 3 .250
McCullough, Supply Chiefs 1 4 .200
Contact! Contact! Municipal No. 1 clubswingers a Jacksonville lad, who played for Docks and Ferries l' lOO:
We can't swear to the validity of this yarn, but it's supposed to trimmed the Station squad, 18 the Station last season, can also Major Morning League
have happened this past basketball season. points to nine, last Saturday on the double in the outfield. Anderson, V. M. Hangar 6 0 1.000 '.
During the normal course of a game between Intra-Station teams, Station course in best ball match former Pittsburgh Pirates' short- Seaman vrii Guard :s 1 .1.03<33 .
:5 1
a coach kept yelling "Contact, contact, contact" every time one of his competition. Larry Robinson, stop, has been sorely handicapped Marino Fighters 3 3 .500 "
players approached an opponent, obviously coaching the player to shooting a neat 76 and Freddy by a lame throwing arm and he's vs's .I 4..333. ..:.r
bump and block his rival Chief Archie Carter was officiating. Carter lahalm and Jack Skyworth, with77's been shifted to third as an experi- Marine Dkl :.I 4 ,333 Ji

took it so long, but finally the coach started shouting "Contact, con- Station, paced the victors.Bob A trio of ment. Riley, also bidding for the Main l't'r&onncl Caliey 1 0 S 6.00(1.J66 )pr'
golfers
tact, contact" again and the Chief walked over tq the bench and loudly Fazzino and John, Reynolds, Joe hot corner post, played college ball Major Afternoon League ",
asked, "Well, what are you waiting for, Mac, start up that engine." 81's. Vogel, registered at the University of Oklahoma I Corsairs 6 0 1.000 ..i i
M : and It S 1 .103
was with several] fast semi- Aj-4& :
Tbk! TfckJ% pro outfit O&G 4 2 .6G6
One of our favorite indoor pastimes is the rolling bones, and so Softball Set To In addition to Earey, the mound Par Loft :3 3 .tK1() I.t
it's not unusual that one of our favorite stories is the one about a corps includes Johnny Bittner, a Dispensary 2 4 .333 I
lJQalhouae .(00)
dice game involving a mixed congregation of sailors and marines. Go 1 MayThe veteran pro, who tossed six wins SuPply 0 0 6 6 ,000 :11
The game had been going on for some time and in the wee for the Fliers ]last season; Don HUI'ers' League ,Jt
hours a marine threw In a big closed wallet and said, "Shoot a mushroom. growth of Carter, another 1944 holdover, who WD 4 2 '
hundred." Softball seems headed for a good Operations 4 2 .6 ,'
as a major sport will be year; Phil
Marine .1''
A sailor who had been fading the marine's cash regularly took off reflected this season on the :Miller, a southpaw; who tossed NAOTC l'I&htell 3 J 2'3(1 I .tOO"/ () I!

his shoe, tossed it on the table and said, "If you're shooting ]leather /Station when a record numberof 'em here in '44; John Seidwitz, Supply 2 3 gg)
you're faded." teams<< participate In league Woody Stevens and several others. v5 1 3 :
competition under the The one Hire "''Ilot In the outer 30--10 League (Officers! ) s
sports vpn I
Tell It To The lUarinuThey're 1.000
program. garden is left field, where Charlie I g 3 :
going to pull out all the stops on sports on V-E Day HUzoner, the limps, will U'oildull, former Atlanta Supply -2 3 1400.600 .
The War Mobilizer in Washington announced :that the ban on "Play Ball" on 1 May, signal cry Cracker and a member of last Dr. Dentists o !5: ;.W j
hone and dog racing will be lifted on V-E Day, whenever that ta. Racing ling the opening of action In the year's Fliers, operates. "'odelallI -- ----+- i
people quickly took steps to be to most' tracks soda has Golf I'rGets Out
ready open as league. ,The loop will be made I been showing definite symp i( f
a. phyeichlly possible when victory is won in Europe The Japanese up of unit and division entries. I toms! .t':' wielding a hefty stick Jimmie Thompson, long'iitttng) /
.war, evidently, does not count T Continued' professional golf atu, has received- "
on
Pa&'e'n 8 discharge from the Navy, '



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5 5 Jarred awake in the Leyte dark
.5 by the burst of a Jap bomb 100 ,
feet away, AMMlc J. R. Austin,
Athens, Tenn., realized with horror \ y S
? A aNt that the missle had hit the tent
where a mate was sleeping. A cra-
t ter gaped In the ground previously ,
covered by the tent. I

tom'eg In disbelief, Austin then saw a i I
figure struggle from the collapsed
canvas, stand erect, walk away I
unassisted..It was his buddy. Aside

from being badly shaken, the fellow
suffered only a scratch on his
forehead!

.That was probably the closest
squeak aground for the Tennessee
w mech Just reported on the station ..
FFA from PB4Y Squadron. Not

S'S-4 that he hasn't had his quota of 4 /

squeaks. In two overseas tours totaling .
., H 30 months he has ripped :..- "*-' 1Upresenting their winning"'teams at Nips from Espiritu Santo through
: presentation ceremonies Guadalcanal clear across to Moro- I Two'Floridians return to what may be called "home" tonight
last Saturday, lit Lt. W. J. Magln (right of the MF-OTU
) officers
tai. His squadron participated in when Frances Colwell, left, warbles sweet ballads with Dean lIutl80n's I
and T/Sgt. K. E. Carroll of the Mr-OTU enlisted
'! men received the major scraps at Leyte Gulf orchestra for the Ship's Dance at Mainslde auditorium. Hudson
championship plaques from Capt. Herbert E.
Kegan, Commanding
and Ormoc Bay is of the of
a graduate University t1or\lla.\
.:1 Officer of the Station. The Marine officers won the Admiral's Cup
Austin tells tensely the lifttr.
0 t t r competition and the Marine enlisted men took the Commanding ONfleer's stiffening; l "ent8i; lI gup'"to
(, Cup competition for the 1915 basketball
season. his brush! with death on Lejte. Stop, Read And A & R Sets New

:; Capt. Regan Presents Cage They, where began his off liberator Northern sank Palauan a- File This AwayContinued Production MarksContinued

large cargo ship from slingshotheight
,rt Plaques To Marine Champs but had two motors disabled from Page 1 from Page 1

by return fire. The co-pilot possible cost-that is what you are exceeded February production by
was wounded, later died. getting, and your money is well 862%, increasing to more than
The Marines enjoyed a field day Forced to land, Austin's plane spent 100 airplanes.
last Saturday at presentation cere. Wanted All What will it cost to
Softball staggered over the long water to Q. me These highly gratifying results
monies when Capt. Herbert E. Leyte, only 11 days after the original change my term Insurance over to have been achieved with only a 3%
Regan, Commanding Officer of the Players On Station
invasion of that Jap-held key one' of the permanent types'tA. net increase in the personnel of
Station, presented 1945 championship There's a man-hunt going on to the Philippines. But on the rela- That depends on your age the department from the end of
plaques to the basketball tively welcome ground they were and the amount of permanent in-
the Admiral's aboard the Station. February to the end of March.
squads winning
Cup
bombed even before they could surance you buy. You can con-
competition and the Commanding Chief Specialist (A) Archie During the month of January,
wolf chow They stayed on Leytea vert at your "attained" age, (age
Officer's Cup competition. Carter Is on the look-out for 1945 the department adopted a
51 week while the Army repaired at time of converting) or at your ,
MF-OTU's Leatherneck officers Softball pUjers. A reward (onft their plane, sweating out as age as of ,the effective date of system of Dally Production Reports
+ captured the Admiral's Cup and used copy of the BluejacketsManual 40 air raids In one night. manyas your term insurance. from each shop in each pro-

{, 1st Lt. W. L. Magln representedthe ) is offered to any person Additional box score for Aus Q. What kind of permanent insurance duction division, thus affording

winners at the presentation finding softball players, tin's PB4Y: one cargo ship two can I buy? daily Information on the volumeof
The MF-OTU enlisted men won good or bad, who report same to float planes at Mindoro, all potted A. Ordinary Life-20 Pay Life production throughout the department -

} the Commanding Officer's Cup Carter. from masthead level; and one torpedo -30 Pay Life These reports reveal
competition this past cage campaign The popular Chief has been plane off Zamboanga.How Q. What is the best and how the following increases of produc-
v' and they were represented named coach of the Station dla- much should I get? tion by divisions during the month t-

S' at the plaque-presentation by mondball club this season and he closely the same squadron A, They are all good-the par- of March as compared to February -
T/Sgt. R. E. Carroll. announced ticular kind and amount dependson :
yesterday that all positions followed the fighting fronts was
"Rt'i is Regan the aim said:of the CornS are as wide open as Joe E. told by J. B. Allen, AMMlc, from individual circumstances, suchas Aircraft Assembly Division 100<*
Brown's mouth.Candidates your ability to the Emergency Repair Division 58%
Atlanta Ga.
manding Officer! and the physical a squadron mate orAustin's. amount of "civilian" insurance
,..,' training department, through are practicing Mon- On Morotai, for example, you Accessories Division 31%
have.Q. .
day, Wednesday and only 250' ticklish yards already Electrical Division 33%
at
Friday separated
: this all round
year competition
Do I have to "convert" before

Metal Division 32%
Mason Field. Coach Carter their camp from the front lines.
c' of the Admiral's Cup competition hopesto
I get out of the service?
One Machine Division 28%
and the Commanding Offi have the club poised for play night the Japs snaked throughthe
A. No can continue
,
in the NAOTC Rival lines and captured their well you your Ordnance Division 44%
cer's to league. ,
competition,
Cup pro term Insurance after return to
you Finish and Fabric Division 25
mote competitive contests hetvven -* NAOTC stations in this sector will result, no shower baths for a week %
civilian life-the only difference
teams representing" the be represented in the league which Allen takes vigorous Issuewith Structures Division 41%
under In the term "milk run" being you pay the premiums direct Engine Overhaul Division 17%
various units divisions the gets way early May. as applied -
or
I on to the Veterans' Administration -
,
Production in the Interim Over-
J Station and In this way help develop The Station club will be built to their regular 15-hour instead of by allotment.
overvvater haul Division, which has been con-
and maintain high morale around two crackerjack chunkers, treks trucking bombs Q. But if I don't convert whileI excellent
sistently during
previous
: through recreational sports and W. H. Sams, SpAlc( ) who pitched the to the Philippines. They made am in the Service will the rates months, was temporarily reduced
S contests 12 no-hit last dangerous round trip every ?
j Congratulations games season for go way up
other during the month of March due to
day for a long while.It .
NAS Pensacola and Sambo El- A. No, the rates do not change
liott, EM3c a stellar hurler here was on one of these trips Just because you are a civilian a 1007o change of aircraft models
Tatum Succeeds that fat overhauled by the division. It
last year. Allen's bomber got a Jap the insurance is still government
)
is confidently expected that dur-
transport plane off Puerta Prin-
insurance and is written at the
\ Friend, FaurotContinued --- cesa, Palawan. The PB4Y caught same low rates, depending on your ing April and succeeding monthsthe
Fliers' Infield And her trying to reach cloud cover, age and the kind of insurance you Interim Overhaul Division will
from rage Six and blasted the doomed transportall I show constantly rising production

.y: than they e'er't're, for they Pitchers Look Okay the way from 10,000 feet downto buy.Q.. When I convert my insur- figures in the number of airplanes

55': have employed army, navy and Continued from Page Six 3,000. J. B, saw 2 or 3 men Jump ance can I buy more? completed.
i marine trainees." out without benefit of parachutesJust A. Not beyond $10,000. The Although the work of the sup-
absence and lie's a fine fly chaser.In I before the porting or service divisions in the
Lt. Faurot is on leave of plane crashed. The limit of government insurance of
from Missouri, and according the center pasture Ben Law- Job was "Just like shooting a decoy any kind to any one individual is Assembly and Repair Department,
S to present plans he intends to son, a semipro from Winter Gar duck," he says. $flO.000, You can convert any partof including the Planning, Overhaul
I,. resume his coaching Job there after den, Fla., and Bill (Lefty) House, -':- $10,000 in multiples of $500 but Control and Engineering Divisionsand
5c: ; the war. youthful Charlotte Legion prod I not less than $1,000. You cannot the Personnel, Vocational
;, (' Lt. Comdr. Lawrence Haskell, uct, have been holding forth. Nine 1945 Will Be buy any NSI after you are out Training and Administrative Sec-
', Station Athletic and Welfare Officer teen-year-old Jack Clark, Hickory, of the service.Q. tions, cannot be measured by facts

announced that Lt. Tatum N. C, prepster, is receiving a try- Toughest Year You think then that It wouldbe and figures, the increased output
would take over Lt. Faurot's athletic out in right field. a good idea for me to wait until of the production divisions and of

# duties. Rounding out the squad of can- after the war to convert my insurance the department as a whole could
A native of McCall, S. C, Big didates are Mickey Murphy, Wor- On AutomobilistContinued and I am not running any not possibly have been attained

Jim Tatum was an all-star tackle cester, Mass., infielder; Bob Pal- from Page I lisk of losing it even though as it without the plainly evident corre-
at the University of North Carolina mer, hefty catcher, and Red Lyda, now is set-up it will expire after sponding increase in the efficiencyof
'Sf hold mileages to the absolute min-
class of 34. He served as five years? their services.
.. ...... assistant grid coach at N. C. in Turner Carl Thompson, Bill Shankey, John, Schaffer Slater, Earl, Ir-f imum; the rest of the home battle A. Yes, it is recommended that

, 'f'i. 1935 and then became assistant to win and other aspirants. It is I rests with the drivers. There are you do not convert now, and you you get competent advice when
Carl many kinds of small patriotisms, In of you are considering it.
t' Snavely at Cornell for three several are no danger losing your
that
years. Tatum returned to his likely experienced and not the least of these is the right to change it over) into per- "*"-
who have been unable to
Alma Mater in 1939 as assistant players cheerful willingness to make every manent insurance. Special Service
; and in 1912 he was named head report for practice to date may car perform 100% duty. Share Sometimes or other every one Yizkor (special memorial service -
j'.r. coach at North Carolina. He en- bolster the squad soon. your car witn the other fellow! with government insurance will be ) for the last day of the Pass

tered the Navy after the '42 grid "The only thing certain about The less gas you use now, the confronted with the problem of over, will be held at the small
.,i season, beginning his partnership the 1945 Fliers, so far, is that we'll sooner we can all have the free- converting his term insurance. It chapel on this station at 1900 to-
with Faurot, which ended yester- be ready when the bell rings," says dom of rationless driving In the is an important step in your re- day, it has been announced by
J I
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Eight CIVILIANI JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 5 April, 1945


Civilian Editorial Employees'- News -' :j- -:-+;f'SUPPLVC : -- II I rlnollier I 7 and S Z'urt I effort

Offices --
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Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13 A taOR n
Telephone Extension 8885: SALLiES

The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air 1I 1/
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's 4J- 1 t ,
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the

Employee Association for Civil Service Employees

Ol ricers I By Leona JonesLucy
William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers Treasurer
Directors I Ilardin (Stub Registry) Is '.

quite these Will let
happy days.
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods you in on' the secret-seems that

Philip! D. Myers Kenneth:: M. McDuffie her brother, William, is home on
Daniel: R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid leave for the first time in two
News Importing Start years. (Fourteen months of this
I Assembly and Repair: time was overseas we hear). William '; A
Maintenance ..............._...........................................Walter 1 Riviere incidentally,1s! in the NAVY! 14i
Accessories ........................................'...........................W. T. Martin Glad to welcome Evelyn Anderson I
Metals( ............................................................-........Thelma 1 Register (Delivery and Dorothy Lee
Machines .................._.................................................."Slim" Tyler (Delivery) back to work after several i
Engine Overhaul .....................................................Oscar M. Spicer days' illness You girls were '
Overhaul Control ...............................................Marguerite: Steele missed! Then too, Bldg. 162, send I
III Interim Overhaul ....................................................... Laura Adams I this hi' "Welcome Back" to Sarah
Finish & Fabric -......._..............................................Iva H. Griffin Deep (G, Stores) who returned
i Ordnance ......... ..................................\.N. L. Lass\\ ell after short illness:
Assembly "B" Shift..................................Fannie Ruth Archibald
"We all
are happy to have you
'' Inspection and Survey: back, Sarah, and happier to know
Head Reporter......................................-...............Helen M. Styron that you have recuperated success
I, I Main Office...............................-..........................Dorothy S. Sharp fully Greetings and L IrlwilC74
: Engine Overhaul Inspection..............-..............Sarah E. Verner health continue brightly may!" your A. r. w--1
M&M, Accessories ...............................-..................Ruth C. Raisch
Scribes: .............................._...............Frank V. Moriarty Birthdays with cakes and all __
.......................!?...................................................Bern Ice Boyle the trimmings", have been celebrated -
Interim Overhaul Inspection...................................Janie L. Davis recently. Betty Hunt (G. ,.
Supply Inspection..........................._.......................Prlsc III a Glenn Store) wa", surprised to discover
Public Works Department: that her birthday brought a big-

Head Reporter..................................................Ethel M. Shanahan cake and loads of eat *-greatly
: ........................................... ..................Ethel l Mathews enjoyed by Betty and other members -
Scribes..............................???.........................Louise Abraham of her section' Edith Reedy
1 !;..............................-............*...._..-.,...............Caroline Howell Personnel", ) walked Into the office
............................... ......................................Barbara Faulkner I one morning! to find a birthday
:
Supply Department: cake waiting her! Yep, time

Head Reporter.................................................................Leola Jones marches on I i
Scribes! : .........................................................Flora Funkenstein I Had postcard from Betty Johnson 1 ..
............................................................................Kathenne Sikps Blatchly (formerly of Correspondence i
t.................................................................Minnie I Lee Goodman ) the other day. She's in A. y
........................................................................... Bertha MehlmanClorene New York and having a wonderfultime
.........................................:.......................... ... R Romero seeing all the sights -says '
....................................................................: ... ..,.Marian Fulcher "hey" to all. And, if you have time t
.. ... .. ......... ............... ...........................Marguerite J. Aboud to write, her address is: 6922
Dartmouth Street, Forest Hills,
Long Island, New York. i

If by chance you noticed the I # f
Inside Public Worksn empty desks in Inspection Reportand

Public Voucher Sections on
Saturday, :March 24, it was not
Ethel M Mianahan -
---- that the employees had gone on a
.. This column is being written by strike. They were just taking timeout 1
a couple of Cub Reporters this Notes From to attend Lieut (jg) Mary '1 1F
week pinch hitting for Mrs. I Garrison's wedding. Lieut (jg) I --
Shanahan your most able correspondent : Garrison was married to Lieut. The above" pictures are the tlllrt In a "series, .shinning various
who is spending the week Gabriel'sHorn I William Culver In the Protestant i} phases' of the work performed hy the SlIllllly Division of tire Inspee.tiun .
enl with her two fine daughters i Chapel on the station. No one has | anti Survey Ul'parlnll'nt. The lop picture shows, a part of this
up from St. Augustine! for the Eastsr I more friends to wish them well, (Iaos 26,1 Material Sl'c.tltln. Each month I thousands", of Items, are rsclainred .
vacation H : so here's for much happiness and for further !governmental use. Jn I"'l'forlt .screen all awls-
Here are some highlights of good luck to you two! lion material delivered and relegate to scrap that which Is unfit fore
Public -- -- --.------ ..e or beyond economical
what is happening inside / --- repair, A view of a .section of the "scrap
Works: All about us today the rumors i I -name it for your favorite hero yamaterial'rd appears' below where final disposition is, made of all ''nirv..y
While we were snooping around were flying fast and furiously, or sweetheart overseas. Let it be .
the Ad Building we were told about Germany's surrender. Well, I a MacArthur or Eisenhower bond ----- --- --
that Henry Pryor had developed we certainly hope by the time this I'' Name it for your favorite G.i-j;
quite a bit of interest in the File I is In print that such wishful thinking i or that Gob you're crazy about Over-All Overhaul
Room. He seems to be concerned will be indeed a reality. However I over in the Pacific or that Gyrene
about the proper method of filingor I it Is my own personal opinion I you dote on that's on Iwo JimaIt .By Marguerite Steele and -
"Mr. Ira :ti
is that the reason ? ? ? ? that the Huns won't surrenderas doesn't matterthey are all heroes I Marguerite OstermanIt I .Strickland has" rWn'Jtlock
'TU said that Jeff Minis gives I a nation, but will withdraw But, "Buy That Bond". You is said that there is no cooperation It's those llappv mil all week. Yes"" ,
whatever forces they can into the will get a very special satisfaction I or get-together spirit i in, he has Bern efficiency blocksthat
transfern mountains for a guerilla warfare. out of It Then write your the Overhaul Control Division. this playing with
half of Public Works. I would like to be wrong about own hero a letter and tell him that Well, whoever said it is wrong, I "Mrlck"week.? ? Nice sport, eh
Francis Summers is on leave forA this, and find some morning that his courage inspired the purchase. because everyone is cooperation
few days she's in 7th heaven. Germany had surrendered. Whether they are Generals or just in the effort tilt to turn in any I He's in the Navy Now! Frederick .
Reason: Her hubb has returned All our fighting men are cer- plain GI.'s they can all use a little news to us. How about it, folks ? W. Wood, past Supervisor of
from overseas duty in England. tainly deserving of that rewardGermany's encouragement now and then, and I saw some of our people at # 203, left last week to become a
n Miss Thompson has transferred unconditional surrender -I If they could talk to you person church Sunday in the Easter Parade sailor. We wish him lots of happi.
to the Transportation Dept. We I, ally, they would urge you to buy Yes, I said church, Someof ness and maybe after his boot
are sorry you are leaving dear old There is very little In comparison that bond now.Although the hats I saw were too much training he will be lucky enough
P.W. Helen. By the way wonderIf that we at home can I realize it Mill lie a for me, so I shut my ,eyes and to resume his duties back in Shop-
you received a fancy farewell really do for those valiant men few days pant Easter when yon from J.M. ? there. One hat I DISPATCH! P. G.
who are HO magnificently fighting read this, I extend my sincere was particu- Waters s
We staggered down to Public our fanatic enemies, but wishes for a Happy Easter: for larly stunned by was round and ARM3c, and Adeline Grass!, S2c,
Works Maintenance and dug up : there in a small way In which you and yours Jacksonville hasahva shiny with bunny fuzz on top. I who are in Dispatch, Hangar # 1H
the following, info.: we can at least", how our appreciation >'s' been noted for the beautiful Much to my relief, the lady moved are to be married soon.
Tin men at Maintenance are for their gallantry, and Easter' services held each I and the hat turned out to be a I H. J;'. Morris, Supervisor oC
all enthused and are looking forward that Is by buying "\\' A It year throughout the city I hope bald headed man sitting behind #292 Salvage, is: spending a 15: -
to I the clay when theylll nos US". I you were fortunate enough to he her.Fred day leave with his family in West
IIIOVB Into their new enlargedquarters. able attend | Virginia We know he is
The "Seventh War Loan" Drive I to the 'hurcof/ your Greene in 275 Is going on I having
1'1'lrIf'W building extension starts April 9th and this is a won- :I j choice and enjoy one of those leave 30 March to North Carolina I a grand time and the folks miss
"should he completed Inanother derful to memorable services.It It seems to be the thing to get him.
thirty tla,''''. feelings opportunity for those real express guys who our was good news to hear from married while you're on leave, so I Speaking of sea-shells we understand ,\.
Tony Waites, P.W. Metal Shop let's see what that Joe Spewack of 1.1
are in there slugging. Smith of the Carburetor Shop that happens while Fred
4 glories over the new, improved device I his father !is recovering from his is gone. Plane Inventory is making some
have constructed for Buy a bond, and give it a name I
removing -
l they I recent serious illness. The Training offlre of Overhaul very pretty earring and pin seta
truck tires the darn thing ---- -- -- I Control out of them. How's
has to date the Seashell
Lots of luck, Ernie. We I 43 trainees
actually works'We are gladto Hinely of Minor Line, moves to under its 'business these days Joe '
hear from you. We will wager i Jacksonville Beach on April tat supervision exclusive o f
Mrs. at the' Several
hope Spears, I people have
Shop #201 Mr. Guio moved from
K that will make real reports that
you a "rooting'tooting" for his annual summer retreat
Trouble! in trouble I' desk
r Desk IS no 'of all the workers assigned to our jobs to operate the Magna.!
I'
engineer.W. Lucky Hinely. Speaking of the
at least she has unexpectedly received division flux: machine
I | only five have been ; namely Jen Wil.
a big box of candy. Wonder D. }l )ug, Anhitectural btrich, inquiries have reached me dropped. Also, the attendance Hams, Jay Gibson, and J. Johnson.
who It was from ? Section !is, now a "terra/xo" ar the past few days, in brief, who I I ord of the trainees has been reel I They like it, too, and wouldn't
i tist. There is a ....v..re'lwrlaKe is the handsome blonde Gyrene I 1 ex-
Wa are happy to see Mrs, Joan 1 ceptionally 'trade jobs with
good. Several of the anyone.
Truki back in her old position. of crayon and colored pencils" Captain seen at the beach with our trainees I In
She left P.W. to be with her huabanl since Walter has undertaken to own Sara Verner ? I i are doing extremely out conclusion, we hope that
I standing work. Mrs. Leutner in everyone had a lovely Easter Sun
until he received his design a motif for a dance floor This week' .Man a Week" I Shoo 20:!. and Mrs.. Parr. and
.in.. otnn day, that you enjoyed the East
orders'j - -
W* ran into L. O. I Up[ in the Electrical Section, we IMTHOII! is Doris Katterlienry of # 1209, are excellent examples. I ter Parade-
ant A M. Nelson, Sec discovered that the desk of Mrs. Rework Department, who hails, Many of the others
tion. up at building 451. They ':, Crosby, ex-secretary to Mr. Garth, from Cincinnati,. Ohio. Although behind. }Ir. Guio is are not far One more item: There's still arumor
.t gave us some dope concerning Ernie Is still vacant. It Is expected to be I .she recently returned to Jacksonville them and will talk certainly proudof about a social gathering,
Maxwell, a former Structural''filled soon, however. .sire lias many friendsof ject of on the sub this Division in the near future

y, Engineer. It's Sergeant Maxwell i j jnow' I Mr Reynolds is taking a few long standing here, due to the as long training as ,anyone extolling will Its merits Have you heard about 1 If ?
He writes that he Is 4n the''I days leave to play nursemaid to fact that she, previously spent Mr Sloan, who works IIsten./i New- ;;;'k--iC't -
Army Combat Engineers and is his new baby probably washing; considerable time in this, lty. I Gui,), la equally as enthusiastic He in hats here is( )- t rave
in training at the Officers Candi- handkerchiefs.We This attractive young woman says that it is remarkable the rabbit one shaped like a
dite School, !<'t. Beloir, Va Ernie saw >tr. Woods trying to commutes from South Jacksonvillewhere I I progress the trainees have made bird and another that, looks likea
.
states! that he is now a patient In draw a straight line with an irregular she resides with her mother I In the short time they have been cage.ATTENTION '
O
the hospital, recuperating from an' curve. It can't be done, and two sisters Before coming to on the job. But, from what we've ;' : ::: }
attack of influenza He finds the Woody. Jacksonville{ last year, Doris worked seen we'd Bay that the credit for I
Physical Training Program at "Ginger" McMahon's blue. rib at Curtlss-Wright in Cincin- the success of the be ,' Any girls Interested In II}r-
OCS much tougher than basic bon 'winner, is spending a vacationup nati checking precision instruments longs to these two men program who really' j Mediating; In the A It Civilian!
training. Says Sgt Maxwell, "It's north. She will return home In and guages, and although have their hearts In their job. The Girls' /Mofiliall Team tough for an old man like me to a couple of months. she lei well satisfied with her present Training Office, which is located In' IrgliiU Millspaiigh, owning! I
keep up with the young boys in All the news we ct>uM uncoverIn assignment, she likes that typo Hingar #122,' after being In Shop' # 174. The first meeting ? ..
physical 1 training. I swore when J the Reproduction Section was of work best. Doris want to make place!! for sU. months, has' one will IN held promptly at 163.1 .
left the Design Section that 1 was that a new "dut. f\" door has,been her favorite hobby, "gardening'\ ina rnoveJ! >acros4 the hangar: finally I (I.M: Friday, 13 April lets! ,In
going 14 stay clear of the Army Installed Reason: ,to( keep the big way .We have heard of all klii.U of ills Overhaul Control Office. "
Engineers, but well, here J. am." wolves away I"" .Finis' ? happiness, but as I.t. Jeer says. 'COMB! ONK:; .f>QMK, ALL '
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I 5 April, 1945 CIVILIAN NEWS JAX AIR NEWS Page Nine



War- Widow Plays Major Marriage Takes I Civil Service Retirement I



Role' In Doing Part To Over LimelightIn j Deductions Are Explained


_. ---- Civil Service Retirement Deductions
Avenge Husband's Death Spring Days I pay excellent returns from

iAand RAsA 'I the viewpoint of both the short
Civil Service and
term employee
: "i Until C. ICalschReporter Visitor 1 the career Government worker. To
0 ::.fr '6 I the career worker it means security -
f "Wedding Bells" is just as gooda II

jr lIh subject as any to start off with Sees ItBy. I who work and for retirement.the government Employees less
and in the future they will prob- I

ably be ringing quite frequently I I'h1 III" J. ShollIf I 1 for than retirement five years benefits are not, but eligible the

for different ones of our Inspectors I you want a real thrill -a thril:I| -deductions made are a good in
A sweet and most Impres- in lifetime take toui
a --just a r 'vestment, Here's why:
sive'ceremony was that of George through A & RI! The intricate
Craw inspector in Layout Shop, I The:5: % deduction is figured
| machinery, the precision of the op-
0 and Hettie Maria Ragan of Mag- i eration and the busy men anc 11 I on base pay excluding overtime.
11 The only time the amount varies
We extend to this I
neto Shop. cou- women remind you for all th
Is when the employee receives &
ple our very best wishes. world of "Snow White and th[ '
I' raise at which time the deduction
We are happy to see Almeta little dwarfs"
many whistling
;
Is increased to 5% of his new
in Small Metal
Monts inspector while they work.
Manufacture Shop, with that big, | salary.
As I walked from
| one divlslor'
..sr wide smile 91her face. She has where I This money is deducted exclu-
to the
i other everything halbeen I
gively for the employee RetireI *
several things up her sleeves that
I
planned in detail you car I
Fund established the
ment as by
Ican't
would make (
'anyone happy
tI just hear the planes taking ofl c Civil Service Retirement Act.. In
besides
tell them yet t ) But
with the same determination the]r the case of a long time Civil ServIce -
these, she has had the pleasure of
to hit their mark!!
are repaired-- employee it gives him a tidy
entertaining two lovely young lady
j It Mas lunch time the whistle [ annuity when he retires under the
friends of hers from Evansville
blew, and all the busy' workers terms of the act.
Indiana. The three worked to-
ed to refuelwith In Instance h. the
gether for several years for Ser- Ntop|> energy.The I no moneyput
lunch boxes clattered, the Into the Retirement Fund
vel Electric Corporation in Evansville -
I i "Daj>wood"! sandwlche came '! ever lost to the employee. If he

t ". 'e extend a most hlnl.tore'wt'Ic'ome out, stools!! were huddled In a clr- I dies!! It goes to his beneficiary,
to Mr. John I"'Ilc'lx., c'le. and the people that work so j and he doe not lose It if he ter-
I well together became one big I inmates or U fired.
who
recently reported aboard ;'
thin. station and U a most efficient I happy family over their lunch I When an employee, who has beenIn
w Inspector in the 'Tubing pails I Gosh, but, It gave me a the government service less

Y :Shop Mr. Wilcox has been serving real feeling of unity among our than five years terminates he can 1
in the [!. S. Army and wax | war workers and made you glad collect the amount of the deduction
also overseas for awhile.Ve you're In there pitching plus the compound interest

assure you, Mr. Wlleox we are I The machinery stopped. The minus Jl.OO per month for each
glad you can be 'hark home shops became a "ghost! city" for month that he has worked. The
again! I the next half-hour. There goes only time the dollar, ( known as
Sure is good to see Doris Widen- :; the whistle Lunch time sure tontine) isn't deducted is when, '

house, in Aircratt-Overhaul Office, :! speeds by! Each one takes their the employee is released because
back on the job. Guess you know 'I place, each one has a job to do- 1, of disability or "at the govern.

she, was out sick for the past fifteen and does it! The noise starts with | ment's convenience". Incidentally
days--did you not! the turning tm of the machinery, j employees claiming disability may
We all extend to Red Derring- : the little carts whiz by you carrying I be examined by Navy doctors.
If you want a lesson in applied psychologyspend the day parts from one division to
: ton, inspector in Metals, our deepest I | Reimbursement of money paid
:with Eleanor A. Craig, Leading Personnel Assistant in the I sympathy in his recent bereavement I the other, the people go to the j into the Retirement Fund is not

I A & tt Department, working under the supervision of Lieut. windows to pick up their tools like automatic It is necessary for
'
Perry Gibbs Asst. Personnel Officer. I The past year has brought us I they were buying ticket to their the employee at time of termlna.
favorite movie. And folks that's' '
closer to Victory and the return tlon to apply for a refund. This
Mrs. Craig's personal interest and sincere understandingof 'what makes feel 1
of our relatives and friends. Word you the bloodsurge can be done at the Personnel Rela.
adds to the -- -- through veins with when he clears
people complete success received from them is most inter- your tions Department
of the way she handles the: : esting and our interest in them is'' that warm feeling of patriotism out. This money isn't paid "over 4
many problems that confront her SAFETY SLANTS I keen because they are doing the These shop workers are mothers, the counter" and is not includedas
f-Hi-h: hour of the day. One of herman .I I 11) job they set out to accomplish. 'ladies with gray hair that were a part of his final pay check,
)' activities Is to hold Indoc- of keeping their little homes trim and as the application must be sent to
V, F.
Maj. Moriarty, son
trination classes for the multitudeof \VM.: 1C. MacKKXIKI 'I neat that are now sewing in the 'Washington and it Is severalmonths
I Frank In
Moriarty, Inspector Layout I I I
new employees that enter the I Safety Engineer Shop and brother of "Pat" in Fabric Shop or fitting an intricate before he will receive a

doors of the A & R. Her infec- War is hell! We know that. We the I&S office, was awarded the pelt into an engine. These are the I check from the Civil Service Com.

tious smile and calm manner is a also know that In war large num- French Croix de Guerre. Major i:, wives and sweethearts you left behind mission.
morale booster to anyone comingin bers of person are making every Moriarty is attached to the Ninth 1 I boys, who are going "all- I In other words it is impossible to

contact with her. effort to kill one another so that Army in Germany I out' on the home front. Oh yes, get the money immediately, so

Entering on duly lit )March the balance of power may be ob- : Sgt. A. P. McNair, Dorothy's' I saw fathers who had retired aft- ,I don't blame the Accounting De-

11)42 UK a Messenger. Mr*. Craig j i talned and a victory won. I husband, who has just been promoted er doing their days and hours of I I i pertinent refund! They don't make the

has Matched the .\ Al II Department I On our home front our t10hjecU'e I to this rank, is now sta- work, but when son left for war I The employee does not lose Interest -
took his duties where he
grow In .rite and produc is to conserve man-pow- tioned in Louisville, Kentucky, on thought up he had left off! There on his monev while he Is
tlull.ihe": U'I I then transferred > er in order to produce more and recruiting duty. Everyone knows waiting. In fact while he is work-
were men who have
14 i the Time :.Section of Engine more planes, ships, tanks, guns where her heart is now. I Ii much of their time already and given Ing the money in the RetirementFund
Overhaul where In addition toiitr i and ammunition so that our fight- i (Quoting a portion of letters received strength draws 4" ,. interest. After
assigned", dutiesohe, helped ; Ing men on the fightingfront may I hIn.. Velma J-'esper- j! In and war still zones who to are now home termination and while waiting fora

1"'I'le with their problemand i I have a surplus of everything need- maii, inspector 1n () 'gt'nih"ll.: fight. willing carry on the refund the money draws 3%

lisplaje l a real ,UnucU of "get- ed to overcome our enemies as I Her sun. William AMM'ic: interest. The fund cannot be used ,
Yes-It real thrill thanks
was a ,
ling along" with her co-workers. speedily as possible. writes: "Keep them Hying!:, as A&R! ; for collateral for a loan, nor can
When the job as I'ersonnel .\..- I On our fighting fronts In the I we need them-and, mother any part of it be borrowed. In
nistant was established )Ir!!!. establishing of beachheads or i w p're depending on you people," .i case a Civil Service worker leaves
('r"IK.It{ given the opportunityto the storming; of enemy fortifications Creed B. Hohn AMMlc, a for- ---- -- I his job and then after a period of

.Miotilder all the many difficulties casualties are expected| mer inspector in Aircraft Over- "Sprig Has Cub"INSPECTION 1 time returns to government: work,
alone, later to be assistedI'.V and Impossible" (lo avert. Thei t I haul wrote a letter to Mrs. Fes- ( I he does not have to pay back the

Mrs. Ilulchinsun.ow the best soldier in the world armed perman from which we quote: "I money drawn from his previous

A A: It :Shop has, expanded and with the best equipment I I in the hope that you are still working in : ; & :Sl'llVKYMain i retirement savings.: He can start

demands (the time of nine Personnel world. ., Is not immune to death or I the A & R. Maybe you will give Office all over again or pay back the

Assistants. herding (the I injury that may come from a my address to some of the people Dorothy S. Sharp, ReporterThe money, as hf sees fit
various division"* under Mrs.i I bomb dropped from the strato- I that I used to know. Will you do I Main Office of US is beset The foregoing is not by any
that ? 1 don't have of theirs." means a complete digest of the
Oalg'h efficient sii| ervlsloii. All i sphere| or a shell fired front any with that seasonal affliction-
lOr these. assistants, who are stature many miles distant", l't'lt--C'RII- His address is CASU-F-13, Div. II, spring fever. Summer dresses I I Civil Service Act. Further questions -
should be cleared with the
have here chosen San Francisco.
women I "ualties- are expected.On flaunt their gay prints; men's Personnel Officer or Personnel
for their wide backgrounds the home front an entirelydifferent of Nov. 1* shirts assume brighter colors in
es ((88 1944) Assistant your department.
{ In
rftjwrlrnrr solvingproblem* condition exists., Insteadof 108.897 killed (though they are said to be almostas -
f>( a |personnel nature. an organization of men trainedto 257,653 wounded or injured hard to buy as shoes). Reg8l'dIng '|leads me to dash off ;hb- :"pome":;;

Being on a Naval Station and inflict casualties on others, we I 63,043: missing shoes we hear complaints reg- 1 Before)
heating the many expressions of have an organization trained in 58,099 prisoners ularly around here about the difficulty To have one means & head of fuzz:

Naval vocabulary is a part of Mrs.faig's the prevention of same. Engineersdevote I. 487,629 total figures from Ar- : of finding shoes to tit We | yet not to have one's worse,
_
background, been have of these aristocratic
having
every energy to make my and Navy some narrow becuzI
, associated with it in her equipment safe, rules are promulgated Casualties on the Home Front I feet in the full range of I have to put my hair up every
life. Her husband, the late I for safe use of such equip- 280,000))) dead sizes from a four to an eight anda I night.

Comdr James E. Craig, was killedin ment, men and women are trainedto I 29,9O0tII) / Injured (figuresfront half and as a rule the salesmen And yet not only does it cost a
the Pearl Harbor attack of Dec. work safely. Yet despite every National Safety Council) I just shake their heads in sad dis- lot of dough--as good as

7th. He ha'. chosen the Navy as effort home front accidents are Since Pearl Harbor America's may. Back to spring, though, I lost- -

a steer, graduating from Annapolis making a second place killer out war production has lost 800,000000 ,- have you see the latest wooden- But also makes my hair look
in the class of '22. Livingat of war, Here are some figures to man-days through accidents soled aliened models of shoes quite a sight. '

Pearl Harbor with her two prove it.Comparative. II j to workers on the job; 300,000,000 that sport! a few vague pieces of Perhaps I ought to have one,
daughters at the time of the bomb. i I toll since Pearl | man-days through accidents to I'I'I cloth to hold them in place ? I'm though; working girls should

ing, Mrs Craig said at first when Harbor. I workers off the job. I going to wait until I find out if look smart, you know;

they heard the noise everyone Casualties to U. S. Armed Fore- I What can we do about It. What I they bring on any coins, callousesor I'll just tell her to make it loose,
thought they were being shelled -- ---- -. are VIM) doing about it ? : flat feet, and when they have not tight.
from the coast and that the attack Two years ago Mrs. Craig christened wi< been proclaimed safe even for the .

would soon end, but it didn't take a Destroyer Escort namedIn : "irst 1 most finicky feet, then I, too, t long to Identify the bombs as dropping honor of her husband "James Army Gets } Call partake Aw, gosh, now look what I have
from the sky She left there E. Craig:," at the Naval Yards at I II Conversation in the office done; the men just, take a
On Youthful Draftees
with her two children, three weeks Charleston, South Carolina. The ranges! from New Easter; hats look and run;
after the catastrophe, living inconstant Jax. Municipal # 2 Airport also I Washington (CNS: ) For 3 and t IJie latest. thing In "suits to Why did I put myself in such a
"
fear, along with all the carries the name "Craig Field. 'months virtually all men between next :Sunday's picnic or the plight?

other naval dependents that their The Craig family has two gold the ages of 18 and 20, inclusive, latest. tennis. game Sunburnednoses I told that girl to make it loose.
ship would never reach the U. S stars in this war, the other being I inducted into the armed services, xhld red! legs and touchy 'She didn't listen, silly goose;

(oastllne safely and unharmed. ;'lepresented by Mrs. Craig's broth- I will be sent to the Army as infantry backs!! accompany those. pained Oh, why was it she couldn't do

They were looking for submarinesto ) er-in-law, Comdr. John R. Craig, replacements Navy quotas expressions. on our rill"''''. \\'.. I it light ?
attack every minute of the reetrn who was In command of the will be filled by men from 21 to hate to make up on one day
I I
trip. .. ( "Granpus" until he paid that high 138. Only exceptions will be men (Sunday) for "what the Hollywood (After one month)

, to the states in January .!f price for fret'domhis life. I who qualify and arc earmarked start can swnd| a lot of Umm, now my hair looks pretty

she took up her duties here i I I Mrs. Craig now resides! In Jacksonville for special Ilr.vy: programs, suchas time and money to acquire And nice; that permanent was
at the station two months later ;|; which Is her home. She radio technicians and combat |perhaps| the weather hall made' I worth 'the price;

with the spirit so admirable in our ,,. has one daughter in high school In I lair crewmen Unofficial estimates UN gals a trifle l la' ', er Mintp'n I'll lenlly have myself a time-
Leave. war widows of America this city, and her other daughter, are that the new policy will bring', .because we are Incoming a trifle tonight!

she expressed, with 00 much simplicity deciding at a youthful age to contribute between" 60,000 and 70,000 men in I Impatient with our long, silkylinks I
and sincerity wanted to I her shale to hasten peace, the 18 through 20 group into they I II and have taken. the attitude I After five months)

do my fcbare." Tnie courage thatis is enrolled in' Cadet Nursing Corpsat I Army in the 10 day period. Army toward them which make Oh, IRoo, there goes my hair aflop.

shown by no many who have Duke Hospital, In Durham, Inductions are now at the rate of "tI regard '..... a* long, slrinjjy, I Now, where is a good beauty
Iced great )kisses in this war jukes North Carolina. I about, 100,000 a month, while Navy nod tinuwnuKfatile. There have hop?

you proud you ere a minute part i|I i Her hobby 7 ot. course It's peon! inductions are running tout 30- l>.....n new permanent* and nif I i I hate to put my hair up enJ'Ylig'ht '

t.f these United States. I 11'leU!! 000 a month. Inure ., | enna>iientfnicli_ I !




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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 5 April 1945



Chaplains Of. NATTCWT I II II NATTC Will Put On Big i
: .1
i H h -< & 8 MMG3KT! ...... .

A ccfl I Exhibit In Downtown Jax .



Much of the intricate equipment used in training men at

NATTC will be show to the Jacksonville public for the first

time beginning next Tuesday when the Naval Air Technic I

Training Center opens an exhibit in Hemming Park in coiA j 1

nection with the Seventh War Loan Campaign.

Just how some of the dollars in.

Ity John Kic-hhourg. At :\ISc Vernon M. Scott vested in the Seventh War Loan

"Sad Sack" Edkins he's knownas Drive will be spent will be shownin

these days. Elmer had a real I = Gets New Honor the week-long show. Equipmentwill
tough break He was scheduled to be is
on display which used in
ship out the first part of last week, I Vernon M. Scott, ACOM (AA) the training of the men who kelp
so he put his furniture up for sale. USN, recently received a second the Navy's thousands of planes
The fellow that bought the house- .1 commendation from the commander flying.
hold effects was all set to get the e: [I of the South Pacific Area and
r The exhibit will be.I similar to
apartment. too. the South Pacific Force through
Well, as someone once said: ,. ,, Capt. J, B. Lynch, Commanding, one staged In Chicago last December .
"There's many a slip between the L- L. I NATechTraCen.Chief which attracted more
I than million It
a spectators. WIlIarrangf'd
cup and the lip. Last Thursday. Scott is an instructor in the'
AE i first class Edkins learned ?x8Ei the Aviation Fire Control School. through cooperation *
of Rear
Adm. A. S. Ken.
that his orders had been changedat The second commendation and authority
I dale, Chief of Naval Air Technical
the last minute fie wasn't to to wear the bronze star
N ; J. It.
Training, Capt. Lynch,
ship out after all. Then began the was issued for Scott's part in Commanding the Jacksonville

nightmare He contacted the pur. downing Jap planes while flying in Training Center, It. I). Baldwin
chaser and told him the deal was commendationcame
a PB4 Y-1 His first Chairman of the Duval County
off. The purchaser didn't think so. for his participation in the ,I War Finance Committee: Frank
He wanted that furniture, and in
sinking of a heavy Jap cruiser E. Snell, Jr., who had been nanid '
wanted it bad, so he insists a dealis the Kula Gulf 1
'halrman of the Seventh War,
a deal. Chief Scott hails from Tampa, I Loan Drive in Jacksonville, aDd '
In the meantime, Elmer has con. Florida where his father and mo Frank Winchell, Special Events
tacted the Legal Officer and the ther, Mr and Mrs. V. )I. Scott, Chairman.

Chaplain but the situation remainsthe ... IIo'PT'''' & i\...... .w.'iIo,.l ft: :;;J live. I Ii Every school will be representedin
same--a definite impasse, a Above are the "Sky'pilots" of NATTC, who have performed I II' --i I- the show, and the NATTC band

cut de sac. Elmer has the apartment multitudinous task In aiding hundreds of servicemen here. At left i Red Cross will be featured every evening. Toa
Figure :
the civilian purchaser has I' Is Lt. (jg) II. M. Johnson, who wait detached lat week. Center is marked extent those arranging

the furniture, but "our boy" is Lt. (jg) 11.: J. Quinn, and at right, Lt E. \\', Andrews.Chaplain's Near $3,000 Here the exhibit are planning to utilize
sweating it out and we're bettingon -- 1|I officers and men who have returned .

the Navy. Stick with it Elmer.A Office Is Place At The Red Cross drive which be- |',' from combat areas as much as
Busy gan 1 March and closed last Satur- possible, so that a larger number-

note to "Half Tint" G. J. Center 35 Caller In day resulted in contributions at |I|lof people may learn, second hand,
Aver
s e'D a v NATTC of approximately $3OOO,1t. the difficulties of combat and the
NldIOI..OIl, AK.M2r.: Dear George, '' ,
-"Se hal; n'-s-; ; --j- --1 has been announced by Chaplain'( value of technical
friend mine the 'I training.
you're a of and 1 I more thanan I -- --- --- --
sincerely, hope that you take this idle expression, it is sound advice the hospitals in Jacksonville to( ca lllocal Andrews, chairman of the I'I Turrets housing deadly guns and

bit of advice in the same spirit '; as the thirty-five or more I'' upon sick dependents of Navy per.sonnel. campaign. t rockets which have changed the
it's given. To wit You ht'ttukllo'k men who visit the NATTC chap- "I wish to thank all division of. whole naval air tactical prograan.will ,
off that habit you haveof lain's office each day can testify. Each Christmas the chaplains ficers and department heads," said be on display; automatic pilots

gargling your "ltlort'.boultht" I Of course there are visits from arrange the parties for the enlisted Lt. Andrews "for their untiring which ease the strain on the
tt"f'thI'o4'I you might swallow those fellows who have tried every men and children of Navy effort in' assisting in the handling' Navy's pilots will be shown; various -
I to leave families. Once each month when of the campaign and particularly
them. possible source get to "see I bombing equipment and
the Welfare Board meets of I want to thank all hands for their
my grandmother before going ov one bombs will be included in the ex.)
They tell me that J. C. Harvey erseas" and as a last resort end the chaplains attends as an ob splendid cooperation." hibit; and just to remind the public

AEMlc, alias, the Motivator, had : up in the chaplain's office, but server. There are also frequent ---- I that the Navy la still "salty"

to "read off" a few of the cooks such instances as these the meetings of the Service Diem'sChristian Youthful Chief In i and not entirely an air combat or-
over in the mess hall the other I minority and in most cases the League which are 'ganization, there will be a displayof
He of man is sincere and has a legitimate sponsored by this office and often P. T. DepartmentDavid all the knots that are used in
morning. only got one piece }
the chaplains visit the U.S.O. I
butter. likes both of purpose in calling. mooring boats and! lashing down
Harvey pieces (enters and similar organisations C Loper CSpA( ), who at equipment
At NATTC we have three
bread buttered he chap
,
so requested a
in and near Jacksonville.But one time held the distinction of
second piece- -the mess cook gave lains and to be with them for just Just how Aviation Storokeep-
him the word ts follows: N-o one day you will quickly realize isn't a chaplain supposed to being one of the youngest chiefs lug fits into the training andcombat
Harvey didn't like that a bit, and that their time is fully taken up. have certain ecclesiastical duties in the Navy, has reported to the I program of the Navy
he told them all right up to the As you might expect the greatest and when does he have time to NATTC Physical Training Depart will be "shown, and home of the
chief cook, just how he felt about part of the day is devoted to interviews perform such duties ? Yes they do ment in where hand-to-hand he will be combat.an Instructor equipment used"' in the primaryand

the matter He still didn't get his and consultations. The most and moreover they stand watches.On advanced ARM: School It
butter"Buck" frequent cases are marital difficulties Sundays and other Holy Loper, whose home is Pasca- I to he on display
and financial problems. Days they conduct several services goula, Miss, has been in the Navy I Probably the central attractionof
Buckmaster challengesa Next come the matter of seeking in the chapels on the base and 26 months. He passed the life the
whole exhibit
statement made here last week, I II will be a TBM!
advice married and at some of the outlying fields. guard test during boot training
on
getting
which is to be on display in the-
by Chief Violet, to the effect that I
Then there are marriages of which at San Diego and went to( P. I.
I where to find a place for the family. bedecked
I park, with all the latest
Miami Univ. of Oxford, Ohio, I ,
Then there are fellows who the NATTC chaplains perform on School at Bainbridge, graduating ordnance and armament
would best the Univ. of Miami, at the of about 10 12 i in of 1943 with chief's rate. equip.
just have something on "theirchest' average or a July a I ment. Few civilians have had an
Miami, when the two
got together
month There also He 20 old at the
and want to talk to some- are approxi- was only years
opportunity up to now to at
next football season It's a strange see
the number !
of time.
mately same bap-
one. close the
range fighter planes that
thing for him to because the
say
Oxford institution is also his Alma Quite frequently the chaplain's tisms a month as well as funeral Before coming here, he was a are spearheading the Navy's attacks -
office receives I letters from wives and memorial services. Not infre- swimming and hand-to-hand instructor from aircraft carriers, and
Mater. But then, "Buck" is an
and parents ali to "why Jim does quently when on watch the chap- at Memphis. He competedin I the plane alone Is expected to attract -
honest man "At" Riggs, AEM.2c
lain is called out in the of I
not write, "will you please have case an swimming events there and seta many to the park.
passed another milestone on accident or death and in the eventof
,
George bee the doctor as he isn't plunge-foi-distance record of 50
) the road of life, his 31st, MArch well" and "Bill doesn't tend, the latter the chaplain com- feet. The display will be open to the

29th. Congratulations . home ." municates with the family after public from 1130 to 2200, beginning
These ------
"Phil" Newhart, AEM2c, returned and money hundreds' of anymore similar requestsare official notice has been given by the chaplains is probably best expressed next Tuesday and continuing
from leave last week with to( April 16 The park is in the
.
all Investigated by the chap the Navy.To in a letter dated 7 March ,
the news that he had gotten him lain's office and the letters answered. us of other branches of the 1941 from the late Secretary of center of downtown Jacksonville,
self engaged to a home town girl. Navy the work of the chaplain 1, the Navy Knox, in which he said, directly in front of the Windsor

Home, incidentally is Reddy, W. In addition this office usually seems unending and without I "Your boundless faith, your tire hotel and Cohen Brothers Depart.
Va. May we add our felicitation handles most of the charity drives bounds, but to them "it is all a 'less energy and your devotion to ment Store.

SpT)2c(( A. I. Dove, took up such as Navy Relief, Infantile part of the day's work. | duty are according to the noblest [fExhibit Be -
his abode at the Mainside Hospital Paralysis, Red Cross and the War The opinion most of us have of i traditions of the naval service." I Will
2 where he will undergo "
April, I' Chest, earth involving considerable
Widely BroadcastNATTC's
a spinal operation for the removal organizational and detail work. 'AVIATION S ORCKEEPE2
w of a cist With him, goes exhibit In Jackson
Then the chaplain attends Captain's -
b our sincere wishes for a speedy; Mast each day as well as [r-s KexeVNO ; ville's lemming Park will not

recovery. sitting in on the preliminary inter I only be seen by citizen of

view of each case. rtJdk North 1"lorlda-lt also will be )
A, P. Instructor, Frank Hil- When new classes begin at NA heard

dreth, is liable to find almost any TTC there are Indoctrination lec- The NATIC Public Relation
} thing in his sack, these days, after which Office
tures at the chaplains Introduce has arranged with all
what he discovered last week themselves and explain to i four ,Jacksonville stations for a
If he could, Thomas Alva Edison, the students the functions of their total of sixteen 15-niiniite exhibit -

the great, would probably look office. Part of the day is taken up PLACE FOB. EBI20BS program to he broadcast

j with conflicting emotions, upon ht.s"Steamln' with visits to "Sick Bay" and you starting Tuesday", 10 April, and
Seaman" protege of the I I fellows who there ,
are now can continuing through Monday, 16
A. P. School. The boy is madly thank the chaplains among others A I iril. .
preparing himself for his rating for the radio which you are listening I The radio schedule follows:

exams. to. I Tuesday, 10 \II1I1-W.lIII',

f If someone from NATTC is con. 1115-1200; UMAX, 1815-1830.:
Monikers have a way of becoming fined to the Naval Hospital the I Wednesday, 11 April- 'JIIP.
Njrnonomoiit with/ certain chaplains will, call on him too as 1115-1200; UMAX 1230-1243;
fellows. A few ..f the more colorful / sa
ti well as any of our men who mightbe WMItR, 11i5-l500'1'1)Q;
example from the." AutoPilot in the "brig," In addition, the 1815-1900.;

School are "JUIlt') Cow "Holy Joes" and "Sky Pilots" as Thursday, 12 April-WJIIP, '
man, "Hocky" Stone, "Corn"Ilelds ,
they are affectionately known in II U1200lUR; 1113-1500: ;
"DrtcHlley" Dooley, "Broken the Navy, maka frequent visits to WJAX, 1813-1830.
Muir (mirror), etc., etc u_ ____,_ ___ ____ ___
Friday, 13 AllrllJIII'
The bicycle Uixlholni rides must with arms whirling like a cyclone, ,
1113-1200 WJAX 1230.IZI'I'
;
i have been designed. for a guy tells us that his wife wakes him ;
\\ ))Q, 18151900.
with an enlarged "bay window." with a broom stick He didn't say, =-
The handlebar: are! about this however, whether she prodded or --..,.-=-=.:::=- 1200-1215.Saturday, It April-WJIIP,

wide bopped A newsome twosome if )
Monday, 16
llrll-WJIU',
F. E. Hill, AEMSc and Marie
Sgt. Jimmy Welchsler, the "gy- Cleghorn, WAVE. They're seen Wl'IM 1115-1200, 1815-1900.; :WJAX, 1230-1215;
rene" draftsman with the AEM:: J3 everywhere together. Watch out,

school, has a mighty long face Bub, "lIe who horses around a lot "How did you break your leg f'a
these days and no wonder, his wife finally becomes a groom." Remember "Threw my cigarette into a

and little child, who visited with that. manhole and stepped on it."
him for a couple of weeks, went The Ship's Company Spring Hop,
back home last week. Jimmy does tomorrow evening from 2030: to Sherlock, the famous detective,
\ not know what to do with himself 2300 at the new Auditorium will arrived on the scene of the crime..

top the last one Don't miss it. "Hell," he said, "this U more serious .
( "Hot Patch" Burns, the guy Music by Ch. Johnson's Air RaiJ- ,\... !JI(l54cV than I figured. This Window

Who cornea out of a deep sleep I I, era and Girls Girls-! .Git Is. Suo.... is broken on both sides."

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5 April, 1945 ,NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven



Aircrewman Has 'Gala Ship's Company DanceAt Books, Tags' AndHollywood iiiiifli



Socked Nazi Subs Auditorium Friday Nite Stars


NATTC's own WAVES and 100 girls froth Jacksonville, ''I'Selected

And Jap ShippingHarold including "Miss Jacksonville of 1945", will be the dancing [ In Poll"Where

of the of at the gala "SpringHop"
I partners men Ship's Company
Bucholtz. AOMlc, beeves 1 were you on the night of MOVIE SCHEDULE
to be held tomorrow night at the Auditorium.
"
in doing things early, and I June 12th of last year' I Following is the schedule In
.ow, at the age of 20, he is a veteran I The "Air Raiders" awing orchestra : ; "Do you have a pink tooth the NATTC Auditorium for the
will start at 2030 and will blow
I II
of aerial warfare in both the "Miss Jax"Five brush 7""Does 'week:
Atlantic and Pacific theaters. I heartily until 2300. All personnelin I your cigarette taste different I Thursday 1800 and 2000 -

Lots of things have happened I Ship's Company- -sailors, marines lately?" : "The Clock with Judy Garlandand

since 3 Feb. 1942, when Bucholtz, and W A VES--are cordially I I This poll racket hasnt reached Robert Walker.
then 17, first donned Navy blue I: invited to attend, either "stag" or that point yet, but pretty soon we at"rd.y1800 and SO JO/ -
with a date. The dance is for I 1 rounded versionof
Serving as a fighting Aircrewman NA'ft t should have a well "Salty O'Rourke" with Alan
,
; TC Ship's Company members and the typical or average sailor
in torpedo squadrons, he has gotten Ladd.
in some licks at German Uboats I their guests Men in duty sections I and marine at NATTC. Our Sunday-1500 -"Sweet Ro 'y
and has blasted Jap shippingand my attend by obtaining a special ''sleuths have recently uncovered O'Graclj" with Betty GraMr;
installations in far.reaching : pass card from the Barracks some additional data in a spot poll 1800 and 2000-Earl Carrol >'u.It -

Pacific strikes. M.A.A. I which, information we are pleased ies

Bucholtz flew with a composite The spacious auditorium will be I I to pass on, but don't become Monday 1800 and 2000 -'
squadron over Atlantic waters for I gaily decorated in a Spring motif, I alarmed If you are an Individualist. "You Mere Never LoVt'IIt'r"IIlth '

10 months in 1943. In March of : and plenty of cooling refreshmentswill I The first question in this poll Rita Ilayworth and Fred Aft.
be available F was "What book do you consideithe .
If44, he boarded an aircraft carrier taire.TueMlav
I The Welfare Department has announced best have ever lead?"
as a,member of another air one you 1800 and 2000 -
group and headed toward the Far ,I that the 100 civilian girls Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With "EMt'811e 'in the Fog" with Otto
East. will be brought to the dance by the Wind" came in first, but closely Kruger.

He returned to the States inNovember the Jacksonville Defense Council. N behind was Betty Smith's fine Wt'dnl"'lItiay-1700' and 2010--

after a stuen ifiilninemonths :, Adding charm and grace to the portrayal of life in "dem bum's" "Song of Hernadette" with Jennifer -
voyage In whith he occasion will be the appearance of territory, "A Tree Grows in Brook- Jones.Topranking.

|wti< ipated In aerial assaults onJ I "Miss Jax", Mary DuPriest, winner lyn." Next was "Grapes of Wrath"by stars, drama, a

_l I' base In the Mariana, \'ol. i of the recent beauty contest Steinbeck, then "King's Row" musical and extravaganza art all
ano and Itonin Islands, the tatter I held in town. Mary's physical at. arid following it was "The Good included in the week's bill at the -
. only TOO or so mile from tributes are well above par, and Earth." Some salty gent went so I Auditorium beginning today. In
Japan. He celebrated last Fourthof she is an excellent dancer. With- far as to list "Bluejacket's Man- addition to an unusually well tal-

July with two "sky, slashes at out straining an eye. you'll find a ual" as his choice. (Yuk-yuk) i anced and attractive movie Khd.
the Jap on Iwo Jima I picture of her on this page. The se(' mi question w a I"What ule, a Spring Dance for members.
| The dance, sponsored by the magazine do you enjoy of Ship's Company and thtir
Among Bucholtz' decorations is Welfare Department, is the second reading the most !" "Reader'snigret" guests is on the bill for tomorrow
the Purple Heart which he received In the history of NATTC. The initial lead by a fairly wide '
night.
the result of wounds in, .
as a festival, held on 16 March, was
I c 1 mar Second/ was "Life" while Sunday night, the Welfare De-
raid shipping in Manila
on Jap an outstanding success, and a repeat the "Post" and "Collier, were partment brings to the screen
Bay last September. He was turret !! performance is indicated tomorrow "
tied for third place "Earl Carrolls Vanities, a highly
in TBK when he
gunner a wasstruck
i night Next was "Esquire" which inci- rated musical. It's _the storycf a
by shrapnel l. -...__ dently carries some very Interest- and heiresspresumptiveof
"The wounds weren't serious queen an
\ ing "articles" by Varga and then who
the youthful sailor remarked "But STUDENTBAND a'small Balkan country
"Look. "Woman HomeCompanion"
1 couldnt sit down for two weeks \ o? came
which could possiblybe
afterward" IN TOP FORM construed as a nick name for
Only recently Bucholtz was
one of NATTC's enterprising petty
awarded a Presidential Unit Citation Ry \\'. I* Perro, S2c officers, received one vote.
In a ceremony in the office of The NATTC student band under
I I The answers to the third query
Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding the capable direction of its new z were many and covered quite a

NATTC. The citation to an Atlan- leader, S. P (Mike) Lanteri, Mus. space of time. It was, "What do
tic task unit, was for "Outst nd- lc, is rapidly assuming its placein you consider to be the best movie

big performance during anti-sub the sun Using his 16 years of you have ever seen?" The results
"
operation in the mid-Atlantic military band experience to good brought forth a repeat wlnner-

Bucholtz, who comes from Tacoma advantage, "Mike" has his organi "Gone With the Wind" Next came ,

Vtash. and Is a student in zation showing marked improvement "Going My Way", third, "Random

Advanced Ordnance School here, I Harvest". fourth, "National Vel-
wears Aircrew Wings, the Air I Due to lack of space at presentthe k vet" which tied with "Keys to the
Medal with one star, the Purple band is practicing in the area Kingdom" and "For Whom the

Heart American, Asia, and African to the rear of Bldg No. 513 daily Bells Toll" and fifth was "Since

Theater Ribbons and the Good except Thursday at 1730 This is You Went Away Several, pre-

Conduct Ribbon :. quite a handicap to work under sumably grandfathers, mentionedas
I and the entire band is hoping thatit their choice "Seventh Cross"

will be possible to make indoor "Birth of a Natfon' and "King of 4
No PacificationIn facilities available to them for rehearsal ""' 4..1i! .11\1\ f Kings", while one salt put down"Ecstasy"
foot four, and 109 poundsof r r
in which case a student ({Gee, if his mother only
Pacific Says swing band will be formed.Lanterl's loveliness, Mary DuPrlest, knew).
,1\11118 Jacksonville of 1945", will
outfit plays once a For the fourth question, the 2es
Combat VeteranIf week at the movies before each he a special guest at the NAT I personnel of XAI1C are prettydefinite
show. They also play for NATTC TC Ship's Company dance tomorrow I in their choice The

Clair Philip Jones, AOMlc, 'smokers, furnish music for mili- night at the auditorium. I question a<;, \\1\0 is jour favorite

ever gets some, free time away tary drill classes every Saturday ---- -.... -. movie actor?" {'ar,' Grant

from the Advanced Ordnance afternoon and at all the Captain'sinspections SHELLBACK BAKER was top, while only closely\ behind -
School he is now attending at NA and reviews | Carl F. Baker, Tic, yeoman in were' Gary Cooper, Spencer'
TTC he probably is going ot ferret I The student band has adopteda the Executive Office until last December I Tracy, Ring Crosby, and 'lark

out a fact or two only remotely song called "Na\y Wings" as recently was initiated in- Gable' In that order' Of all things
elated to ordnance. What Ord- its theme and plays it at the closeof to the "solemn mysteries of the no one had the courage to putdown v
rant'email Jones would like to each concert and at all reviews. Ancient Order of the Deep" whilein Frank Sinatra all which

know is Just how many Islands in Lanteri says that his band is not the Pacific. probably prove that in this

the Pacific he and his shipmates only made up of men with high I I The ceremony took place 28 January command n e are plenty rugged. mm i.....
have attacked. I school and college experience but the Shellback certificate, I The answers to the last ques- I Betty GrabU}

"1 don't know maybe It was 50, also boasts of musicians like Ray which Baker forwarded to his mo- I tion 'Who is your favorite movie come to New York seeking to nEgotiate
maybe 35 maybe 40I can't re- Lysack who played with the Stub. ther in Jacksonville, shows. actress?" likewise indicated that a post-war loan. The:

jnemler them all," he says when enville Symphony and the WheelIng -- -- Bowl-- festivals- -and NATTC is definitely decided as to daughter is chosen for a starring

asked for a figure. Symphony; S. N. Morgan, who : three Orange in the annual Cuban the gals it enjoys; seeing on the role in a musical comedy, and
He's wondering B was with Oliver Naylor on the performed silver screen. Greer Garson came i along the way falls in love With
"Old Gold" program and performed I fiesta at Havana. out on top and next was the ''a young; song writer. Some way
too, if by I I the other members are
with the Tom Mix: circus; H. R Among "Horn's"' wife, Betty Grable. Bette I diplomatic and regal restrictionsare )
who with the I
Robert Bush played
now some additional Durocher, formerly of the Champ I Davis and Lana Turner tied for circumvented and everything)!
Orchestra i
combat Guardian Angel band and Dick Sacramento Gardner Symphony, formerly withGlt'n ; I third, then came Betty Hutton and I winds up on a happy note for all
orchestra and T. M. Lott James Claudette Colbert. Well, I '
fifth
activities in Taylor's ; Dave Heilman, with was ;: hands cqncerned.
who was drum major for the Gray; i no one can register any complaint I Thrushlike Judy Garland doesn'tuse
which he parti Frankie Masters; John. Avery,
Greater Miami Boys Drum and Bu- Harold about that collection of thespian her voice a single time in 'TheClock"
Harvard University Band;
ripated have gle Corps, winners of the International pulchritude. I to put over another highly)
honors for his
who won
been included championships on several occasions Cannon, B jii -- I touted picture. It's another one cf,
sW.going ''tuba' at Texas U; and Ed
Loll also led the in playing II of those war pictures involving a
award of corps ,'Hird, who had his own band in N 1TC I
.tor I coiporal (Robert Walker) who
| bronze star, at Palmerton, Pa.1) there was an Trenton, :N. J. Call For Old Golf Balls goes to New York on a final two-
and that's another Arlene Mae Spangenberg she's I These are just a few of the men
;
Ship's Service needs old golf day leav'e,
musiciansso --
thing he's now Mrs Clair Philip Jones living who are experienced meet under the clockin
"Mike" Lanteri and balls It ix the only way to get The two
hats off to II
while her hus- --
to check cJ--Jlnu: : here in Jacksonville his lads for the fine job they are new' ones. Bring in yours andreceh Pennsylvania Station, and
finishes his advanced -
wp c>n. He doesn't boast about his band-ordnanceman 'e lOc each. from there on out things move
ribbons or other awards, but he is training. doing. along at a fairly rapid parr. The
--- -- ---
curious to know whether there --- -- --- reviewer, succinctly, say "they

are some, more coming': I Training Center's Student BandffTM spend l the afternoon sightseeing,
The five stars already in his rec. h__ _h ___..n_, '_"AA_'_ .. __......____ the evening falling In love, the

ord cover actions against nearly night delivering milk while the
two' dozen islands or groups of I Y reM of :New York sleep." They

islands, and the latest one is for r 0dQ A $F b 4 a Cti: t I didn't let us in on the very Interesting -
the New Guinea operation and occupation phase! of the pictureas
of Hollandia in April to just how they happenedto

a 944> be delivering milk.
"Theie was plenty, after that" I The subway plays a trick on

:he malls. In fact, it was the end I them, finally separating them in
of October' last year when he was some wayas only a New Ycik
awarded the Purple Heart for I subway can do. Both, happen, to
wounds received in action on, a think of the Penn Station clock) ,
carrier Part of flJe ship was and return to it with the taint '

f\blaze--it had teen announced over hope that the other will be there;

the PA system that unless the and of course--you've guessed it

tire was tiought under control U\i 3fe 4 ly, now their hopes were, ,ans
. within an hour all hands would \ I zrt1 veered.
abandon) i-hip. It was and they a 4 1 : ,, I Time is short, and the gods

didn't, but that's when things pot have: thrown them together for

tough, and that's when Ordnance- the second time, so they decide to
man Jones sustained his injuries marry. That's done amidst the

But then, there is some compensation rumble and roar of an elevated
tor just about everything trainso that no one hears the
transferred' back words! of the The tworept'at
When Jones was ri ceremony.
,, _, ",,, f.'A "_* oJe -* "" I.IL --. TTComi.oM'd cabaw.N d
out to .. Af" )fn K +i*,tfjp-JUVfW -y"' "*v' them later in
took time musicalorganisation. an empty
he
to the States : musicians! the'! NAT"W Student nand in a highly rated Navy "' ,
of talented onn j
realize an ambition that had been + LantrrlMiilc> > is the director of the unit which plays for many functions: at the church. They return again to thus
,
Mike
smouldering for some time. Back clock for their final separation. J'

In Bethlehem, PA., (Jones' home is Center. eo



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Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 5 Anril.,. 1945
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I Lots of Diamond Talent Here Raider Nine r I

} ,,-q-

Swings Into


Action Soon


..
li l t'j G 4t14t41q f -Jtf f Nt1 T( $ t1 ', tll+le, NATTC's potentially pow-
Ml, It !al r! .F t( 7 Mi. +_ wK!' { ..s erful Air Haider nine will gee

off to a fast start within the

next seven days, opening its

season on the road Sunday,
O and playing its initial home

game next Wednesday.The .

Raiders go to Raiford Sun- i!

day afternoon where Manager Vic I
Teetsel will send the sailor-marine !I
club against the) Florida state prison I
nine. On the following Wednes-
day, the Chason Dairy team of the ; ,
strong Jacksonville Victory League '
will invade the Center for a joust .

slated to start at 1730 at the rejuvenated I
1 NATTC diamond. "
The two tilts will open a rugged
schedule for the local club
.
", ... -:-. which will Include of Flor
f" <: ; 'n' ; many
Here's the sailors'and marines who will represent NATTC on Charlie Woddail, John Blttner, \\. R. Bobo, Dan Ferezan, W.J. ida's leading service teams. Lt.
the diamond this summer. The squad is composed of a half-dozen Tablsz, Paul Baldwin, John Klllough and Lt. Rex Enright, Physical Rex Korlght, Physical Training
I pro stars and others who hate played amateur or semi-pro ball. Training Officer. Back row, A. Walker, C. Wesson, J. Bernard, Officer, has announced that
Kneeling, left to right, A. P. Pesavento, J. 1[. Kaygada, R. J. Chiiel F. M. Lucas, J. J. Gall, J. D. Sihvanowlcz, F. I.. Hovers, P. JanikA. home-and-home games already "
G. Letchas, W. It. Harper, C. E. flembrook, J. Cremer and Manand II. E. IJolinger.Me have been carded with Camp ,-
ages Teetsel. Middle row, Charles Sahrenholtz, P. A. Harris, handing, Sanford NAS, and
Welch Hospital of Daytona
Two Students In SKY School Were Beach. Tilts also are being .
I BOXERS CARD sought with Orlando Army ;
M.A.D.mum Shipmates Aboard Fighting Carrier Avon Park, Eglin Field Army
D and others. 'c-
CHERRY POINT
: When one of the best known The clash with Welch on 17 i',

V-7 Appointment carriers slid down the ways backin NATTC's crack boxing April at Daytona will be a night ;r
of 1943 T. Colbert Welch here 2
May Joseph game. comes on May.
team which has been seek-
Goes To Sinionds SKlc, of New York City, was on Dates for the meeting with Bland- t
John VV Simonds, SKlc, last hand to join her and become a partof ing a match since early in ing and Sanford have not yet been f.
week received appointment to the her commissioning crew. Nearly January, has slated two settled. I'

By Corp. HerbuJohnston, Jr. V-7 educational program and will eight months later, Kenneth: D. meetings this month with Included on the Raiders 27-man C'
By Corp. Herb Johnston, Jr. attend the Supply Corps School at Miner, SK2c, of Beulah, Mich, went the veteran Cherry Point sailor and marine roster are In-
Harvard his aboard and in February of 1945 fielders Letchas Ferezan Bobo ;.
to the following graduationthis ,
Congratulations followingmen Marine team the Physical ,
the two were transferred to the '
who last week were promoted weekend from the Aviation Killough, I'esavento, Tabisz, Ray-
to: MTSgt "J" "C" Ball; Storekeeper School Aviation Storekeeper School at Training Department an- gada and Silwanowicz, Outfielders
TVSgt Francis P. Alter Ted He will report 10 April to the NATTC, Jacksonville. nounced Tuesday. NATTC Woddail, Ilembrook Harper and ;
Rich, Claude E. Torbeck; S/Sgt Naval Supply Depot at Bayonne, That's the cold bare story of will battle Cherry Point Nallski; Pitchers Bittner, Pushcar, '+
James B. Earle, Orville G N. J., and three months later is the two aboard the carrier which there on 16 April and the Lucas, Walker, Janik, Bowers and ,..
Robertson, Frederick E. Betz; Sgt to report at Harvard. Upon com- from the time of its commissioning Marines will here 30 Baldwin; and Catchers Chisel, ..-
Gerald C. Stahler, Erston H. pletion of the work there, he is until the two storekeepers left her come Cremer, Harris, Bolinger and Ber- "'0
Buckalew, Francesco J. Regina, scheduled to receive a commission. had pointed her bow into the South April. _
.. Donald E. McClung (detached for Simonds hails from Ann Arbor, Atlantic to take part in anti-sub- naGEORGIE"::!.- -

duty ia San Diego); Corp. Mich., where he attended high marine activity and thence into Net In
Tourneys ABRAMS
Dean O. Herdman, Jordan F. Bo- school. Before entering the Navy, and across the vast expanse of the ,
beck Floyd 1... Logenbaugh Dale he attended Michigan State Nor- Pacific. EX-NATTCENTER 'x
Semi-Final
W. Sharp, Paul M. Hile, Wm. R. mal College three years.FREEGOLFESSONS. The carrier was still on the StageAfter ..,
Stanley, Jr., Victor C. Stowinsky, I --'--": surface-still helping dish It out NOW IN PACIFIC
Leland G. Mull, Benjamin E. to the Japs-when Colbert and two weeks of spasmodic
Clark, Jr.; Pfc. Ferdinand Miner left her; but that wasn't action, play in both the EnlistedMen's According to a recent United -
Slagle Jr., Joseph A. Brand, J.I Free golf lessons made avail- the fault of the Japs-it was and Officers' Tennis Tour- Press dispatch datelined Guam
Hall Park, Arthur S Rarick, Rob able to all NATTC personnel a more because of the crew aboard neys enters the championshipstage Georgie Abrams, veteran boxer t
ert I. Long.Bachelors. couple of weeks ago, are being her. The carrier, a fleet craft this week, formerly stationed at NATTC, is
I conducted dally at the station by which any of her crew will In one event, the officers' doubles now on a tour of advanced Pacific
ranks among fewer our thinning course between 0900 and 1000 and swear, took it on the beam early the team of Whitson and Mil bases as a member of a Navy ,'
are becoming and far- S
ther between. Married on furlough 1430 and 1530. in the battle off Truk-an enemy ler reached the finals by defeating sports troupe. }'
recently were Sgt Arnold Tron- It is expected that new classes torpedo found its way into Fuller and Wurl, 6-1, 64. Fuller Abrams was a ring Instructor .. ...,
cone and Pfc. Arthur Rarick Sgt, will start soon, including one for her side In the dead of night. and Wurl previously defeated Rhu- here from July of 1942 to Novem-
James R. Kincaid couldn't getaway WAVES, and anyone interested 'From there on out at Truk, Co- dy and Penn, 6-0, 4-6, 75. ber, 1943, and was at Malnside a
on account of he's so busy I may sign up at the station club- bert and Miner recall, it was largely In the officers singles, Seely out- year before coming here. Georgie
in Fire Control School, so his fiancee house. The instructor is Bob Rey- a matter of keeping the ship stroked Penn, 6-1, 0-6, 6-4, and who is the world's second ranking
t Journeyed from the home nolds, SpA)3c( of the NATTC afloat, rather than taking part in Miller outclassed Wurl, 6-0, 6-0. middleweight, developed many
Physical Training Department. boxers here. Two of his protege care
town to Jax, where the major action.
they were mar- In the enlisted men's singles, Eddie Barnett, clever light.
l ried Saturday on one of the sergeants But that was early in 1944-not Lenham the favorite, joined Mee- weight member of the NATTC \

infrequent liberties. Sings TwiceVeekly too long after Miner had boardedthe han, Sitton, Gerry, Blake and Ra- team, and Howard Brodt, former
Corp. Cletus Corrin, \\'h o last carrier. They went on from del in the quarter finals by defeat- NATTC team fighter and now a
pack a broad mind In his nar- Beginning Monday night there, to the invasion of the Pa- Ing Moore, 6.1, 63. In the doubles, member of the Cherry Point outfit
row, patrician cranium, got so and continuing each Monday and laus, a raid on Formosa, then into the crack team of Lenham and :
Wednesday nights, there will be The Navy troupe, composed of
excited the other evening, listening the second Battle of the Philippines Siveter entered the finals with an
to a couple of buddies discussing community singing before both in late October, covering the 11-9, 6-4 triumph over Collins and former baseball, boxing and tennis. I'
shows at the auditorium. Be stars has exhibitions
already given
on invasion of ,
their coming nuptials, Leyte. Bittner. The latter team had ad-
hand at 1745 and 1945 at Guam Tinian Pe
promptly
,
J Saipan ,
that he shoved his head betweenthe I vanced by downing Amon and
Although
storekeepers by rating -
to give your vocal chords a work- leliu and other bases. Included in .
bars at the end of his sack the two had battle stations on Baxley, 1.6, 6-2, 61. .
out. Slides giving the words of the the unit are former diamond stars
i II
f and jmt about lost his ears getting the flight deck of their carrier, -
s songs will be shown on the screen. Mace Brown, Giants; Pewee Reese, t
loose.TSfft .
just aft of the island.
Charlie McCarthy, :Musician, 2c, Yesslr, a sweater is a good investment I Brooklyn; Johnny Mize, Giants;
I Norman J. Folks, Sr., will be at the organ. "Hoy, that's when It reallywas for a girl She gets out I Johnny Vander Meer, Cincinnati; r
daubs on every oil and ointment toughest, I guess! ," they bald of it what she puts in it and draws Boxer Fred Apostoli; and Bobby
known to science before he takes Lejeune! in agreement, and almost in unIson considerable interest too. I I Riggs, tennis ace.
each daily sun-bath, but he won'tbe A certain little Wave was oooohso \'e were in the St. Berna-
happy 'till he finds a prepara- happy with the Powers that be dino Strait when 30 Jap planes
tion guaranteed 'o make frecklesrun and is soooooo sad now that the came in to attack. Me saw two Bulkhead -
together for a nice, even tan. Powers has went Ships that crash! and some others went i
The prevailing quiet and lack of pass in the night"oft' times don n-but we didn't have much e
excitement about the area is ac- leave memories to fill the time right then to do much
counted for by the sudden depar- darker hours with light, So be it checking up on the number."
ture last Friday of our six happy- Steady, old man, this ain't the The two now are completing ,
go-lucky baker friends: Powers, poet's nook. specialized training in Aviation
Guinther, Sapienza, Velez, Baker, Like the guy who always wrotea Storekeeping, and from that school -{
and St. Clair. These lads should rhyme the first thing every will be assigned for further duty.
enjoy their new duty, though. Aft morning: They say he went from But when it's all over, Miner wistfully $
er all, what is so rare as a day in "bed to verse!" thinks of a little resort his l .1

father has in northern Michigan;
. Fancy-Pants Swimmers and apparently his father isn't go-
ing to have too much trouble talk-
Ing the son into "coming into the
business." Cobert isn't so sure, yet,
just what he will do. '
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