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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 3, 1945
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 3'.No 8 I 3 May, 1945



Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


\. U. S, NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 4

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Publications Are I Record caking C"CIf' I To I

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'.: .' Discussed During _" >l" .. .. 4I Enter Races In ':)


:' Conference Here i. :> f&Ifl f.1 Jax This SeasonDown

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NAOTG Officers In Two ; j To Sea In Ships a )

Day Confab Relative To True Term Insofar As

Work At Various PlacesA Those Here Concerned '

conference of the Publications | Sounds of "hoist the jib" or
Officers of NAOTC was held at 'beating to windward"* and "sail
NAS Jax in the conference roomin ing a starboard tack" will resound
the Administration Building last and echo through this naval air
Tuesday and Wednesday. Comdr station in the coming weeks a*
W. R. Neblett, Head of Administration ctirh "down to the sea in ships" finally
for NAOTC, opened the t.S becomes a reality in this almost
conference. In his remarks he ) ship-less base. 1
.emphasized the fact that "The a True, the ships will only be tiny .
Staff is here to be of service to sailing craft, the sea only the com-
each activity in the Command." paratively placid St Johns River, .
Cumdr. C. A. Briggs, Assistant and the numbers will be very
Maintenance and Engineering Of. small, but there will be somethingvery
; fleer NAOTC, explained the importance t a gratifying about seeing NAS 'J
of BuAcr Technical Publications I personnel actually handling boats
in the maintenance program and conversing in terms of roaming
Major L R Seibert, BuAer halyards, cleats, thwarts and ';
Aircraft Maintenance Field Area other distantly familiar nautical ..'f
Representative, discussed the importance nomenclature.
of publications in relation It's all been brought about by
to his work the advent of the rating seasonof j
Lt. E. M. Ritenour, Publications local yacht ('Iub!>. An Invitation 1
Officer NAOTC discussed the was extended to NAS
duties of Publications Officers and Jacksonville to enter the fompe-
outlined methods and systems for titlon, we accepted, and now we
I
distribution at each activity. must come through. So make 1

Lt. It. C. Smith and Lt. C I). way, me hearties, the sailors are \
;Mutlier from Bureau of Aeronautics ---<-- out to win. .
Publications Section, Ditching drill marks continue to fall by the wayside as training goes on apace here. This Is the Since the acquisition of a fleet I
Washington, I). C., were present I latest bunch of fellows to wt the rf''ord-l8 seconds They're from \PH2, and explained the procurement blister) Gerald L. Bobbin, Sic (AMM) ; Edward 1<". Rowe, Sic (AMM! ). Bottom row, left to right, has become increasingly popular,
reproduction, and distribution } IIS. Evan B. LltUE'flf'ld; Jo nlJ. Fred W Allen; Richard M. Lucas, ARMSc; Billy I.. licks, ARMlc: ; but there may be many more ex-
systems by which these! Clement K. Srarpettl, Sic (AOMj) ; Richard S. Stjron, Sic (AOM). pleasure boatmen who have not
publications are handled and in -- - -------- --a availed themselves of this opportunity -
--- -- ----- It now behooves them to
their tery discussions practical! suggestions contributedsome Comdr. \William R. j Captured Isles i iI Red Cross WorkRoom make their appearance. The Navy I.

for the organization and conduct must have a crack team-for If the
of offices. I' I'' Navy can't sail, who can?
publications to
The entire group was taken to Neblett Head ofAdministration I ( Begin Pay Serves As It is understood that arrange

inspect the NAS, Jax publicationsoffice Us Dividends ments are being made so that one 1
: i sailboat will be available daily for
located in Bldg. 600, where I
_. -.J( Lending LibraryDid
the personnel explained the work practice and tryouts for the new
and methods they were using to The Navy has begun to hit pay sailing teams. Applicants should
handle publications for this station Comdr. William R. Neblett, dirt-literally and figurathely you know that in the Red contact the Physical Training and
USNR, personnel officer for the the Central Pacific Welfare and Recreation Depart-
Cross work room in the Chapel
--- -- Naval Air Operational Training For the first time since the ment for details. Lt. Comdr. J. J. \
Command since September 7, 1944, seizures of the Japanese islands there is a lending library contain Salmen of the Mainside Dispensaryis
Here's Another i has been assigned to the post of began, the Naval Military Govern ing current fiction. On the dooris assisting in arrangements for I
I head of administration for the ment has found on Salpan and Tin- the following notice: "Member our participation in the tourneys,
WAVE Claim To"First" NAOTC, it was announced recentlyat ian tracts of tilled and fertile land. ship Fee-Production of Surgical and will direct organization of the
the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta, And it has set out to utilize it, Dressing Fee per Book per officers' teams. R. L. Swanson of
tion. This position was made \'apA' first to supply American sailors Week-lOc," A & R Security will as$ist in the
HereThe __ ,,_. ._.. .
uu 'U uno '.u.' formation of enlisted men's teams.
and troops in that far distant out This library has been going
JAX AIR NEWS leally \ % post with fresh fruits and vegetables strong since its founding at the Present plans call for an entry "
started something when it ran a and second to feed the natives suggestion of Mrs. A. C. McFallin in the comet class and another "
in the unclassified dh'I lolI.
December, 1943. Perhaps you
story some four or five weeks ago
about the "first WAVES" to report : Most of the land is devoted to would be interested in the historyof And with races scheduled for
aboard this Station. It seems sugar cane (more than 25,000 acres the library. As with every nearly every Sunday', three to
that everybody wants to be 'first." e were set aside for it by the Japanese working group of people, a fund is four teams ought to be readyto
Now comes a letter from Glen- in 1939.40)) because the Japanese needed for items such as the purchase go. An officers' team and
view, Ill, which says, "Hey! Hey! Empire sorely needed the pro of charts, scissors, posters, an enlisted men's team, In the
All this furore about the first duct The Military Government has etc. Having to beg for donationswas process<< of organization now, are
WAVES to arrive on the Station! found that we dont especially not a thankless and tiring job. expected to start in the races to
And you aren't right yet. Why at the price of 5 cents a pound Mrs. McFall presented a plan be held on 13 ALiy.
doesn't the lowly Seaman Second the Japanese paid to produce it whereby many members of the Red A triangular course starting at
get credit when it is due? (against about 2 cents in the Phil Cross Unit could share their favor- the Southside River Oaks Yacht
"The first WAVES to arrive at ippines and a cent and a fractionin ite novels and also-raise the moneyfor Club has been laid out for the races
NAS Jax were five seamen from Cuba), So it has begun lookingfor a fund. Everyone brought which have already started this
Radio School at Madison, and 13 ways, with the help of the For their current books and presentedthem season This three-mile course
Seaman fresh from "boots" at Cedar eign Economic Administration, to to the library Those very should provide some interesting
Falls, Iowa. And the date utilize the land for food the natives precious favorites were only loaned competition for the various one-
was January 22, 1943. How about and fighting men need.A and could be returned to the owner design class races, and with a stiff
I giving them the credit they deserve __, v .m___ ,,_._. .., large variety of the vegetables at any time. The other books were breeze blowing, offer plenty of
? It's tough to be the guinea Comdr Neblett and fruits will grow on the islands, retained until their circulation thrills.So .
in and there has been some success dropped and were then given to the it's "up anchor" for the Jack-
pigs organization.
any Signed: cant last month by the death of
"One of those Seaman who has Comdr. James P. Farnhajn. with corn. Among other products Continued on Page Seven sonville Naval Air Station's entries
departed" The head of administrationhas found in cultivation are sorghum, and here's hoping we can
Next we expect a telephone call a long new career of Naval service soybeans, castor beans, coffee and 22 May Designated put forth some Lipton Cup quality

or letter from some WAVE tellingus behind him, having entered the cotton. teams.
% As "Maritime Day"In --
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that had them
we at NAS Jax Marine Corps in 1927 as an enlisted -
55 Divisions In West
before Congress approved the enlistment man. He has since served a proclamation dated 7 April
Germany (CNS-A total of 55
of women in the service. four years with the Marines, two Fleet Tug Shoots tbe late President Franklin Delano American
combat divisions havebeen
Anyway, this makes the third with the Coast Guard and 12 with Roosevelt called upon the peopleof
"first WAVES" on the Station and the U S. Naval Reserve. He was the nation to observe 22 :Mayas action identified the officially Western as beingin
it's positively the last, so far as Down 3 AirplanesThe on Front,
commissioned in 1940 National Maritime Day "by displaying according to the Associated Press.
the JAX AIR NEWS is
concerned. the flag at their homes
Since receiving his commission or A dozen are armored divisions.
We'll never mention it againandall Comdr. Neblett has had USS Apache, a little fleet other suitable places, and I direct These divisions represent roughly
honor to ALL of the "firstWAVES" Natal her at that the flag be displayed on all Other division
duty with the Bureau of tug, has proven prowess 750,000 troops. ,
at NAS Jacksonville. Personnel, Navy Department, fighting enemy aircraft. W h 11 e Government buildings on that not yet identified, also may be in
P.S.-Our faces may be RED, Washington, I). C., the Natal steaming as part of a salvage group day." action.
but so is the JAX AIR NEWS Air I'acility at I'ortaleza, Brazil, headed for Llngayen Gulf in the

READ and the NAO1C. I'rom Januaryto Philippines, she shot down three New Movie Schedule Is Adopted To
--- --i i -- -- October, 1913! he served as Jap planes and forced a fourth to I I

Some In Black Market offlcer-ln-charge of the.3 crash in the water near her-all Offset Small Turnout Of Features
Cadet Training Program; and tine action being packed into nine
Get Another Chance Selection Hoard in the Bureau' minutes.It A new policy will be inaugurated I
Paris (CNS)-:Many of the more of Natal Personnel." lie was was not the first time the this week at the Mainside Movie Tuesday and Wednesday shows
than 160 U. S. soldiers convictedand I promoted to the rank of commander Apache had proved her mettle under to cope with the problem of a will be the same. The best first
sentenced in train-looting' last month. fire. Last summer during the smaller turnout from Hollywood run pictures as well as choice re
black market cases may be placedon Comdr. Neblett is a graduate of Marianas campaign the Apachewas of feature films. plays will continue to be offeredin
probation and given another Florida Southern College at Lake officially lauded for her workat Instead of a change of feature so far as possible
chance by the Army The prose land. He is the son of the Rev.S. Guam where she dislodged a dally, twice weekly the show wfil l Another change brought about
cutor has been asked to draw a list A Neblett of Havana, Cuba, beached landing craft while under run for two consecutive nights. by the adoption of the new schedule : .
of convicted soldiers whom he considers and is married to the former Doris heavy artillery and mortar fire. The new schedule calls for a new is the cancelling of the Crews'
( M likely to make good as Sylvia Lones of Key West, Fla. i The tug succeeded in closing the program on Mondays, Tuesdays, Dance every other Saturday, On
soldiers. No blanket suspensionof Comdr and Mrs. Neblett make landing vessel, passing a towing' Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.On alternate Saturdays a regular
sentences is contemplated, how- their Jacksonville home on the I pendant aboard and easing the i Saturdays and< Sundays the movie schedule will be maintainedwith
ev r. Naval Air Station. landing: craft off the beach same feature will be shown, and shows at 1300, 1700 and 1930( ,



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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 3 May, 1945


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Lieut (Howard J. Hcjt Cats' Gel Hoi At Mimi One i i Okinawa Island ,*

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Burnell Leaves 1C 1 Strategic Spot

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Lieutenant Howard J. Burnell ]t>' Camp X"'IIHIH'r S..nic-f'

SNR. Athletic Director of the Tht island of Okinawa, in thoHvukju
U, S Naval Auxiliary An Station chain extending from

Jacksonville Municipal #1. since ; ? southern Japan to Formosa will .

its actuation, has been detachedfor open a wide variety of poHBibili

duty at the Navy Pre-Flight ties to Allied strategists pushingthe

School Chapel Hill, North Carolina bV1L.e war again Japan.
it was announced by Com
: Tt is large enough ((70 miles long
mander Salem A. Van EerJr ,
:2 to 13 miles wide) to serve as a
Officer the
VSN, Commanding: of
station Mipplv and staging area for future

ipetatlons against either Japan
Under the super vision of Lt ,t.wlt'or the coast of China. On
Burnell, an extensive athletic pro. I ,+ "
+ ts lowlands is for
a tvv space many
gram, Including inter-station com me airfields and there 'Is plenty

petition in basketball softball, gob .)1 i oral and limestone to build
and boxing, was into effect
put
t them, as well as a network of
at the air station. :I..ad/. (. In Nakagusuku Bay we

Prior to entering the Navy, \\ III hive one of the finest anchorut -

11. Hiirnell gained much prominence ,'s in the Pacific better even

as a hading contender for than Guam, aid capable of handling -

the professional! heavyweight our carriers and tattle'

wrestling crown Among the wagonR.{

many top-flight wrestlers, that The Naha
harbor of capital cif
he has met throughout the I nit-
Okinawa (pop. 68500)) also) will
ed States and iunadt are Gus !
ommodate small warships and
isoiiiu'berg, the11..,Imeritan .
<< The camera ratchet a portion of the Crew's Dance held In the gjninuslum of the I S. Naval Auxiliary merchantmen. Airfields on Okinawa -
Dartmouth Grid Joe
and Emil DuseK performer, commonly; Air station, Jacksonville Municipal #1, as all the hep rats give\ out with a. bit of fast jitterbug-; will place our planes within
glng The "rug cutters" gave their all at this enlisted men's dance The Station Hand, the 600 miles of the great Japanese
known ns the Oklahoma Riot .
"I'rh'ateers," provided the music. industrial centers of Nagasaki
Squad Jerry Monahan once noognied -
; world champion The dance, sponsored! by Welfare and Recreation, was the second of what Is now a nionthlj event Vawata and Shimonosekl the Jap
; R Municipal: #1. Naval bases of Sasebo and lure
George\ 'HO (overlj, and John .
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the Inland
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l'('!>('I.. commission in the Navy as an Ensign '
Commercials WAMM> ](1 IH" the remnants of the Jap fleet.
Local Naval personnel recall June 12 1942 He was pro- An electric hewing machine In good In the other direction, the Impor-
Burnell's tussle with Milo Stem- \iA\TH condition; a cabinet model rail-
borne at the Naval Air Technical moted to Lt (jg) :May 1, 1943 and TrlMrle or play automobile for child phonograph roniliiuation Will trade tant Chinese cities of Shanghai
2 to 4rn uf age James t'. llroun, portable electric lio-phonograph for Hcngchow and banking will le
Lieutenant 3 1944. Priorto
Training Center in Jacksonville to July ..JlI. 39.: I either of abo\e calf ToIT II. It. It. wiihin 800 miles of our bombers

Steinborne arrived i with Ed coming to Municipal # 1, Bur- sharp at rxlrnsion: 8185.WANTI.1) and fighters. Only drawback:

Strangler Lewis' group, offering nell served as wrestling instructorat FOB !SALI: Okinawa lies athwart the path of
a $100 cash prize to any man who I )(once trailer $1.\11. Complete fur.
the Naval Air Station Banana Dishing. Available May Zlilh Contact W III pat rash for used ear, Tall olt. Pacific typhoons which will be amenace
could in
the
stay ring with him King at rU JU\l\J.
I NATTC hostess House or rail to air operations between
Officer
became
River, and later Drill -
for ten minutes. Lt. Burnell
received t:al. 5U; after 1500 July and October
of Recruit Training at NAS
special permission to participate WM.nI: -
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in a match, and at the end Jacksonville holding that assign- FOR SALE Apartment or mall luiuhe }urnUhetl I HIK !SALE:
of ten minutes, not only was still ment for 11 months. He was then Large maroon colored sofa.om or unfurnifched! N II'oupl" with, One Indian Chief m motorcycle,
m the ring with Steinborne but made Athletic Officer of T-4 plete pre-slar Inner spring construction four-tear-old. girl!. Kelerenrcit. s. |>, ram hluU, ilk :20, M-2-A-Sre. t.
llajen, txt: 525,1.OR
In eushioni and base hone
had his opponent on his back, Squadron, remaining in that billet !
I *-4Ci( Mr trum, :'Flintenille( .
for 8 months before coming to Prewar' )\rot baby!, carriage D i).
The Yale Oklahoma } !SALE;
star ath-
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Municipal #
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letterman at Oklahoma A & M I I'0.: ioata, Telephone 7-717*. ktnllon. I

under the reign of the late E C One blue (ratelnet top roat with li.-
Gallagher, dean of American Collegiate WEDDINGSThe FOIt SAL: lag, and a blue tuit llulh regulation
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and of finest inatrrlali.
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wrestling. ft' rolli of film SB exposures Will the tailor that "" picked up
4U !suit roat kite .
40
roll, 1 enlarger Eastman: lark I'll. :Saturday, 21 trnimera "IMaikt
After college, Iturnell toured following weddinga were performed per on Iprll pirate by 34 length !Suit and
at the station chapels fur the 3j mm, In case; light meter trays, rail and pick up article left in car loproatnew
and
the country for five )'fllf meetIng period of from. April 21 through April filters, Hath bulb, print long, ('nr III" ';itf }'ord V,8. (ontact plane hnth (ontact iieter worn; 149 rash Ur

the foremost heavyweightw 5: tripod, ete Alln excellent condition captain shark Hangar 149. Jonrphleeplen .A. Allis, 4101 during I'll. John.d.'lmf'-U.lid.
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>stlt'N. The hot bed for w res- April Jl : rdward: R, W. Mrfandlesa ('all 8846, Norma Jean Jeniion AMMV! hone t.Itlt. ,
and :Sara Jiender.onIrgil; ]{. Mejera
tlmg in this country at that and Uelorea tjul"enberr>. April 24: IOK RENT: }'ORI.! |.t: I
time was Buffalo, where Iturnell William Norman Df'lnl and ilitabethllurbel :Nice bedroom In lake shore, or will I'M; four-door Inroln 7ephtr Rubio \SnU
and Jerry Monahan attracted a April JJ: Gerald'ation khare home with couple (all t.8481)! lair <>ood mileage on ganollne Purlable. l type !singer !Sewingma.
JJOOO Mitchell and Mirth Jean alien: ; r:u- tier 5:90: p,m., or >.xt 88.il' duringthe First $Vt I'uh on turn'(head take chine Mill pay ra.h, (hlel I, M.
gate. I gene Arthur Siehe aDd *.lth" Mae . Mri M, J.. !sdler, 503 It If.I I:12:1':;: : telephone H14J or Thompson, fit; 411 or 14IS-A thuds
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Find View Silver i Springs For First TimeThrough



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Collosal GigantIc Stupendous actly 1153. Catfish of tremendous size, and touch her, it is so dear where Johnny \\eissmuller dove

,"" I The place was teeming with peo- big bass were plentiful. Said one By this time the afternoon has into the river to save his son from

These Hollywoodian adjectives pie, the majority of them service I disgruntled sailor \\ell, that does grown much warmer, and after the crocodiles in "Tarzan Finds His

may not have been the exact words, men and women. Crowds jammed it-after seeing this, the heck with dallying for a soda we entered Son"" But the biggest tI lat of all

used by NAS Jacksonville personnel the ticket lines for the glass\ -bottomed fishing any place else"" I Ross Allen's Reptile Institute. was when the boat slowed to a

to describe their trip to Silver- boat ride, the jungle cruise, | Here and there the boat slid I Thrill followed thrill in this vast' stop and wild monkeys came

Springs on a recent Sunday, but the restaurant. Alighting from over patches of eel grass and flow enclosure. In one corner a very clambering noisily down from the

they serve to show just how everyone the three busses from Jacksonville, I ers actually blooming under the pretty girl was playing with a big branches to be fed peanuts ty tie
feels about a. visit to this famous sailors, WAVES and their guests water Occasionally a fat turtle black snake. She twined it around guide.

attraction I fanned out in every direction. would swim by under the glass. her neck as spectators gathered By this time we were getting a

It would be an understatementto Some, loaded down with picnic The decorated "Christmas trees" around, keeping a safe distance I little tired, so as soon as the Mutt

say that all enjoyed themselves! lunches, headed for the picnic [ drew loud exclamations And next I i Finally, gathering nerve from her docked we got a locker and

for before-the day was over every I spots Other hungry ones made a to these petrified cypress logs an nonchalant attitude, the onlookers changed into swimming trunks.
dash for the restaurant. A old boat said to date back De drew closer. A brae
person who made the trip was ex- I large to sailor stuck On the beach were scores of gals
hausted from giving repeated utterances group after one look at the cool, I!I Soto, lay on the bottom encrusted out his arm and let the snake crawl sunning themselves Dropping

to delighted "Oh's" and inviting water, made for the bathhouse I I I with what appeared to be bright'I I I along it, People gasped Ue wan. down beside one group, we chattedfor

Ah's. to change into swim suits ,I tinsel. At "Fisherman's Paradise d red over to the alligator pens awhile, then plunged into the
for in the crystal-clear river I I w ad of bread and then to the small '
On this particular Sunday the a dip a was dropped arena where cool water. Out at the float we
W' decided bite to eat first overboard and watched breath- Ross Allen had
we made
e on a I just his appearance borrowed a t
thrill really started about 0825 in pair *> r'
those for the lessly as the fish played football Clad in
front of the Mainside Recreation so we joined steering riding breechesand goggles. It was fun sw underwater.
Building. "Ooooh, there it comes restaurant. After a delicious Trying to bite the ball of dough, boots, the husky Allen strode derwater, eyes wide ,'I

now," an excited WAVE shouted lunch of Chicken in the Basket, they knocked it back and forth I right through the mass of rattlers, ing about at the other swimmers ,

as a large white bus swung aroundthe fried chicken and gobs of French until one wide-mouthed catfish 'I copperheads and moccasins, send- as they dove almost to the bottom. '

corner and pulled to a stop I fries served without silverware, swallowed it with one gulp Vve ing chills racing up and down the I,I It was a very eerie feeling to tie.
up we walked along the edge of the all had fun leaning over and feed 'spines of
alongside the Post Office. An im- everyone watching. He able to see so clearly beneath the I
patient crowd surged toward the circular basin forming the headof ing the fish which rose right to ; calmly entered the inner pen, seta surface.

bus as another turned into the the springs. At first glanceit the surface, almost taking the glass vial on the table, picked Time had flown by, and it was

driveway. Pressing forward, they ] looked like just another lake, bread from our hands. up a fat diamondback rattler, and now time to leave Happy lut.
but peering over the rim Back at the dock we boardedthe 1 grasping it behind the head
formed a line, and In no time at upon you he weary people trudged back to the
all both busses were filled. The could see right down to the bottom photo sub, a free ticket for I I hooked its fangs over the edge of waiting busses. After a stopoverin
All sorts of fish darted which we received when purchasing the vial. With a massaging motionof Ocala for
scene was duplicated again at 1 supper, we heaclul
NATTC and after checking i around before jour very eves the one for the glass.bottomed I i his fingers, out of the fangs back to Jacksonville! Night was \'

through the main gate we were against a background of lavish boat ride. This was even more poured an orange colored fluid-- falling, and in the darkened

on our way. I blues We could hold back no thrilling Through plate glass portholes I venom so deadly that a single drop busses cigarettes glowed like fireflies -
lontrer. Strnlp-ht to the tlrlrpt win. we looked out n\pr a nann. would kill a man. He was milk ,
Softly at first
but
the \\ 1 irrnwlm-
green countrysidethe dow we; ",: Cu fast as our legs rams stretching the full length of I ing the snake to obtain venom ever louder:voices rose in favorite
rolled off
busses clipping the
I could carry us. the basin This different perspec- which drug laboratories would old
as the
songs miles
miles at Some passed under -
a steady
pace. In a little while we were aboarda tive opened new vistas to our eyes manufacture into snake-bite se- the !
rolling wheels. The headlights
talked in excited but muffled tones I -
glass-bottomed boat silently Here underneath the water was a
among themselves Others read the I backing out of the slip. The operator typical rural scene, except for the 'I rum.From the reptile institute still I sailors of standing our bus along picked the up side two of
But all filled
Sunday papers. were deftly swung the electricpowered fish. Hills and valleys dotted the I slightly unnerved by what we had the road. The driver turned and
with anticipation, impatient for the craft around on a dime and floor of the river. Eel grass I seen, we stepped aboard a speed- I said, "We've
got a of
moment of arrival out couple empty
Peering hovered over the main spring swayed gently in the current like boat for the jungle cruise down seats shall we stop and them
the windows, someone spotted which pours forth an average of ( wheat in the breeze The surface Silver River. All along the banks up ?" Everyone pick

some cows lazily crossing the road 550 million gallons of water each of the water seemed like the sk>', I turtles dozed on logs in the sun. I pulled over and agreed the so we. "
up ahead. As we drew alongside, The water enters And the In opened
day. from a myriad colors were one spot a snake slid along the With typical aplomb
windows were thrown up necks cavity 65 feet wide and 12 feet I breathtaking. As the boat turned, muddy shore A blue heron "Are the two seats one inquired"

craned out, and someone remarked, high, 50 feet below the surface a bather came into view, then another I perched majestically on a bough I A few short hours together
I later
"Too bad we didn't hit one of But the clear water is deceiving V\e were facing the beach The guide pointed to a clearing rolled through the we
main
them; we might" have had some As we looked through the glass, it : and we could see bodies floating in the jungle "That's where they I jaunt was over To their gate The
steaks for lunch. looked far less distant. We glided along like on a cloud. Suddenly I made The Yearling originally barracks respective -
sailors
Rapidly the pines flew by as from one lesser spring to another, I a shower of bubbles appeared, and with Spencer Tracy, and they're I I walked with heavy and WAVES The

the bus neared Ocala Anotherfew each with its own quaint under- from it emerged a swimmer arch- I coming back to do it over again"" thought of a nice comfortable steps. bunk I

minutes and we were there- water formations and colors; I ing upward from her dive her A little further down river he I[I I was most pleasant. It had been

Silver Springs, the place we had schools of fish blithely unconcerned shapely legs churning the water. said "See that tree, the one with I. a memorable day but

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Editorial OtflcesFublic
Relations Office loom 221 ram&ation
Administration Annex Bide. 854 Mainside Movie
Telephone Extension! 8512 :
The JAX AIR NEWS: Is published weekly at the U. S. TODAY-"STOHMVIKA1: HER,"
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida by the Public rawt. lie-peat of thbt ,Hell musical" .
Relation Olllce at no expense to the government. Copies FKIDA"IDENTITY UNKNOWN,"
me dltitiUnited tree of charge at the Naval Air Station, fled a soldier I* returning: from overseas
;{ the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarters dog tag are found at the scene of the ; / / Prayer .J
ot the Naval Air Operational Training Command. Naval
must be of the four. He
that he
one goes
Cove Auxiliary
Auxiliary Air Station Green Spilngs Naval -
Air Station Cecil Field the Natal Air Gunners' School, his Identity by lilting all four of the (jg), ChC, 1'SMl
the U, S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station the tags. Falling In love with! the widow of In these trying
Municipal No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station IN assured when he IK apprehended by* an days

Mayool t. ___ stored In an Army I'hlalrh.t.SATlTRUAY .
-(' desire I ,
Hear Admiral Ralph E. Davloon! VSM AND SUNDAY- !
Chief ot Naval Air Operational TrainingCaptain Brent Joan Fontaine. A comedy about a -**

Island off the coast of !Maine> and who do not need the
Commanding Keibett E. Officer Reaan. USN her Into a glamour girl. She becomes a I draw clone to Gad

Jacksonville Naval Air Station mance with a quartet of men, finally I for Its father ,"o
famous theatrical producer. out to God. Augu
Captain Joseph B. Lvnch, USNRCommanding !\IONUA"-"TJlE PICTURE OF ) l,

Naval Air Technical Training Officer Center dt'l'8. A screen treatment of Oscar \\ :
.
.>lf,
remains voting all bin life while his ,
Captain John JrMilf": (MC), USN deeds. The title (character hose picture' they rest In Tht'.."

U.Commanding S. Naval Hospital Officer 1 portra.ved by Iliird Ilatfleld. George)! :\ and speaking ani
cynical advocate of folly, Influence Gray a child of God seek
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) to rat's eventual destruction.! arms of his h.*av
Commanding Officer TUESDAY AND W KUN KSUAY-"\' ; : I
Marine BarrackaCommander
.. Greer Garnon. Gregory: Peck Greer port ) to prayer, Me are In
Edward E. Dolecek, L'SN for a prominent Pittsburgh" steel family In Idea of just" what
Commanding Officer of the steel scions is In 1 love pith ht'r. miraculous
Natal Air Gunneis :School : answers
and kills of
with strike
connected
a one
the Idea that dod Is
Commander Frank T. foibln. USN humiliation, refuses U marry him. He : xx III lift us, out of_"\
Officer later reunited.
Commanding they are
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Con Springs, NOTE: Starting this Saturday, every I But remember ihal"
"' ping and a pra.ver"
Commander Michael P. Bagaanoxlch, L'SN be a full schedule with shows at 1800, : fome In. For
Commanding Officer dance. every
Naval Au>.lllaiy Air Station Cecil Field -' don n. Does this
and the wicked lost'
Commander Salem A. Van Every, Jr. Nl F
'Ihere Is
Commanding Officer some good:
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station Municipal o. 1 us. Did some pray

Commander M"P."Merrltt.: t'SNR: J so Here saved ?
Commanding Officer get 'Home prayer
Naval Auxiliary Air Station MajportLieut. j aiiMxer'
,
Col. \\HHam! T. Evan!*, USMC (Ret.) our thoughts, neither
Commanding Officer the Lord." As our
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe
i '' as 1 will, but as thou
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Servicematerial. .. (ion to deliver:
Republication I of credited matter prohibited "should ask Him to
without pcimission ot CNS. War Department, 'Mi E.Work .
42nd St., N. Y. C. & of ileliveruiue,
strength to remain

Is Only Cure m p 'the valley of the

ifIZl..t I ,
Humors rumors everywhere as the JAX': ;''7'1f, art nit ii me. '

AW NEWS goes to press. "Hitler is dead," I By Ssgt. II. E. I comfort. m..."
AQUATICS: Despite the anguished our prayers iilioiilit j
the "Germans to surrender
are ready unconditionally I Aim has been ruthlessly ferreting out the to put us in a place i

," "peace in Europe is only a the past week and sending them over to ", )' for strength to
Aim says that there isn't an excuse for ; we walk all the
matter of hours, perhaps minutes. Noneof I'
that he hasn't heard. Chaplain John F.
these things have been confirmed as we I IN JACKSONVILLE: StfSgt. a plane (crash he

write this. The only certainty is that the I Leo Glenn and better half dining and Dud-I bad
: field in
I almost nightly at Thompson's A I ..... he died, did God
war with Japan still goes on. American boysare swell couple. Ebeit filling that 1""J't'r'4f'", an-

fighting and dying in the far Pacific. massive space that is his stomach 'outfit crowd JOfIt'lh.'T' and he is with
beer,
with his favorite beverage,
They will continue to suffer, bleed and die at Vans. Sgt. J. E. Allen also
at sea !In a raft and
frequently at Van's. Capt. Taylor
until Japan is crushed even as Hitlerite Germany looking resplendent in bathing suit from dt'Kth8'1

is slowly being ground beneath the and mustache in the midst of a done If you had not

Allied military avalanche.In snappy blue Cadillac. Many of tie should remem
sad Christians Instead
the MFOTU boys looking "
the meantime it behooves us to forget about Sunday's bad weather at Lord while He "nay

the rumors and concentrate on the work at I I the beaches. Webb's, where ales It though we live or
for souse) congregate. souls at rest.
(plural are
hand: One moments delay, a slight letup.I
Also gilping
PARADE a point
:
now, will simply mean that some of our boys I for the boys, jet on the occasionof

somewhere will lack something at the cru- last Saturday's parade and inspection -

cial time, and more of them will be buried i it is said that we looked He )
like Marines Who can ask for "Did
beneath the sod of some distant island or I ,
? ? when
sink beneath the surface of theater in the anything OBSERVATIONS more ON THE week if

far Pacific. STATION: "Mike" Keravkh look- I women ? .
"I'll !
Late Tuesday conjecture life ing mighty sad. His wife has re-
was over I bj Chaplain J. D.
chasing
the blessed
await
turned home to
whether or not Adolf Hitler had died or been event. The lelaxed crowd that I I ,

killed. It was announced by the Hamburg attends the dance band conceits Heard ., pietnhlng."
radio that he was dead-peiished lighting at noon. Draped all over the I "So > ( :

1o the bitter end at his headquarters in Ber- landscape they look like clothes past ) ; "."
stretched out on a housewife'slawn | Rastus,
lin. That be to make hima I : :'
may just a way to dry. The usual onlookers conduct Small Chapel)

martyr to the German people or it may bea watching that steam shovel dig "Yes, I ( '', cMng
hoax to enable him to escape.the fate that ging outside hangar 114. Say it :

should be his at the hands of the Allies.It is interesting! The harrassed and || ;hJrll"'
somewhat pained expressions on me .
matters not what Hitler's fate has beenor the faces of Marine guards. The i passed I !, (' ,| Small Chapel
ll"epy'Isages of night duty men -Bible Stud}'.
may be. It is a cinch that the beastial
going home on the bus in the \\' .. \' JII.ml..ham AI."".. \
ideas for which he stood are headed for ob- mornings : :: ) !

livion under the might of the Allied military BASEBALL: The season.opener standing :

machine.It between the NATTCenter Air try has (,
Raiders and the MFOTU team :
matters little whether Road and Hirminiliiinl
Germanys surrenders went off according to' schedule
unconditionally at this stage of the Tuesday afternoon. The only i '(' ; I ( : : i ,

ame. Perhaps it would save some Allied things that was not In accord I A ,' comer ..fI ...tI" and

lives. On the other hand, surrender or no, ance with my plans was the fact I I from I ( '),
that we lost1! A well organizedand to a '' ... Hviiri.
the Germans ire definitely licked. They smoothly playing Air Raiders lies: : ana Jill mlnh rn.

cannot say, as they did after World War team took our boys to camp to the I puts in : NATTO

One, that their army has not been defeated.The tune of three to two. Oh, well II closes, : '' Yellow Water.
we'll do better next time steps \
very fact that V-E Day has been rumored One of the thrills of the game lah, ( *.). TO, Chaplaln'i Ot-

for a week or more has taken some of was a neat Job of stealing second h. 1KW-lE11JO, Reading
the edge off of anticipation thereof. There base done by shortstop Billy Jones. Might \
Oc..ltjJO: ;: Chapel Jax
should never have been any idea fjf "celebrat- It set the fans in a roar. Walker, "Sir, I -- -- -- ---- -
pitcher for the Raiders was whirl mistake
ing" it know celebration for we'vegot
as we ,
ing like a dervish Incidentally, "What
a terrific war still going on in the Pa- Walker also pitched a good game. geant ?" I Papers I

cific. However, if any such ideas existed I had the job of announcing and "We

they probably have been lulled to a more or keeping score for the game and "VAell, for four.engined

less quiet status by continuous reports that when I discovered the Intricate" serious airborne while (.ar-. '1
system for scorekeeplng1, was almost "From
V-E around the
Day was j just corner. I may be a'hit\.tt.,
swamped under would will be take-off ,l-
In the meantime, as we've said before, have given out had it not been for on NAS Honolulu) exile

the war still goes on In the Pacific. We're the able assistance of T/Sgt. J'h.J li Coast.
Sprlngmeier who kept score almost CBMa
:
still losing lives American boys are suf- I I William Fuller, en
as well as! he played short break ,
fering. American homes are being made sad : stop before he broke his ankle. nights?" (\ flying

by the loss of loved ones. The only way wej j One thing that made me happy CSp's I blood chip for here wound-from
was to find that Ebert tan reach last
am bring this suffering and loss of life; from' Alameda is
L to end is to the beyond his stomach to grasp a you, (' trans
an by continuing put on pr ('htdlllt'd
tat, even though he can't hit the CBM's :
sure every moment. Forget the rumors s-I CSp's I (' the flight was
ball.The carried
9 buckle down to work. .team has a game with Camp name in : .Honolulu.

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Communications I Publications_' Officers l\lcellierc .





of the WEEK Exams Commish On To 13 Give MayA I. ,-i s 3i 11!JLJLJ'cI



._m._____ .... representative of the Federal .
Communications Commission will
conduct commercial operator and
Class "A" and "B" amateur opera.
tor examinations in Jacksonvilleon
Sunday, May 13, 1945.! The
examinations will be held in the
Old Duval High School Building,
.605' Ocean Street, Jacksonville.

Commercial examinations will
begin at 9:00: A.M.$; amateur ex-

aminations will begin at 11:00: ,, ;
A.M. Applicants for commercialand
amateur examinations should

bring fountain pens and pencils.It .
is absolutely necessary that
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applicants intending to appear for -- u. Wi' III _--- ..ill
'j examinations notify the Miami of- Publications 'officers of the Texas, port, Fla. ; Ens II. L. Dayton,
'jI fice of the class license or licenses Naval Air Operational Training Back row, left to right: Lt. Clinton, Okla.; Lt. (jg) II,. II.
'j.t I desired in order that proper ap- Command met here last Tuesdayand '(jg) C. Chapman,.NAS, Hutcfi- Kevlll, NRTS, St. Simons Island,
.t plication forms may be forwardedfor Wednesday. In the picture Inson, Kansas; Lt. (Jg) E. II. Ga.; Lt. J. J. Flllrath, NAGS,
.tI I execution before the examina- above, front row, left to right, Ilamrick, Cecil Field; Ens. S. B. Miami, Fla.
, tion date. These forms should be they are: Lt. (Jg) II. IL Lesar, Cullum, Lake City, Fla.; Lt. Also present at the conference
best A fighting force can have the completed and mailed with proper Jax, Mun. #1; Lt. (jg) M. E. E. R. Rice, Jr., Daytona Beach, were George Weatherly, Jr.,
J it weapons conceived by science; evidence of citizenship before May Graham, Lee Field; Lt. M. S. Fla.; Lt. (jg) b!. B. Irving, NAS, Chief Clerk, NAS, Banana River,
b I can in have overwhelming superiority 7, 1945. In order to avoid con- Smith, NAS, St. Simons Island, Deland, Fla.' ; Lt. E. F. Frailer, Fla.; Lt T, A. Glynn, Jr. V'ero
equipment,planes but it, guns can't, tanks without and fusion, it is requested that a note Ga; Lt. E. E. Overton, Sanford, Purcell, Okla; Lt. G. D. Mosher! Beach, Fla.; Lt. (Jg) II. K. El-
food. fight be attached to applications stat- Fla.; Lt. \V. II. Piper, Ft. Lau- BuAer, Washington, D. C.; Lt. rod, Beaufort, S. C.; Ens. Stan-
I Despite all man has ing that it is intended that the ex- derdale,; Lt. E. L. Leland, Mel E. M. Rltenour, NAOTC, Jacksonville ley, Beaufort, S. C.; Ens. G. R.
progress
made, he still craves, and must amination will be taken in Jack- bourne; Lt. R. F. Sims, NAS, ; Lt. R. C. Smith, BuAer, Reddick, NAS, Clinton, Okla.;
have, three ::-]uare meals a day to sonville on Sunday, May 13. Miami Fla.; Lt. \V. A. Burslem, Washington, D. C.; Lt P. E. Lt (jg) R. C. Phelan, NATTC,
do his work And in the Navy, I Applicants are required to pro- NAGS Yellow Water; Lt. J. G. Mong NAS, Sanford, Fla,; Lt. Jax; K P. Garrett, Chief Clerk,
"chow" time is the high spot of duce-evidence of citizenship, ':Present Conrad, NATB, Corpus Christi! (Jg) J. A. Mitchell, NAAS, May- NAOTC.
the day. holders of commercial or amateur -

Here at NAS Jacksonville, Lt. operator licenses who have Air News Proves Interesting To NAS
, Comdr. H. G. O'Keefe is the man already submitted evidence of citi- I I
, who is responsible for the feed zenship to the Commission are not Men Now Stationed In North AfricaFrom
ing of the thousands of enlistedmen required to again produce such evi-
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and women attached to this dence when they appear for examl. North Africa comes a let
\ station. As commissary officer nation. This also applies to those ter signed by II. E. Melzer, 1
for Mainslde and NATTC, he who have previously taken the ex- MoMM2c, formerly attached to
,: strives constantly to improve the amination and failed. REPORTERQUESTION the Transportation Departmenthere 1Y
meals served enlisted personnel- By receipt of this notice, Class who says he's getting the C
j I to install better methods of serving "C" amateurs are not being requested JAX AIR NEWS in that far away
chow, and to make the individual to appear for examination, land, and that former NAS Jacks -
: courses more attractive and and, as heretofore, Class "C" privi- : Here's one fo sonville men there would like to
palatable. leges are not forfeited on volun- WAVES only. Do you prefer receive more copies of the Station spay VE
Running the commissary de- tary appearance for Class "B'':examination men of the "perfect gen paper.
partment Is quite different from even though failed. In tleman" The letter, dated 16 April, said,
running report hotels, which the other words. Class 'C" amateurs type or those who "Just finished reading the March
lieutenant commander did backIn appearing for Class "B" examination might be termed a trifle ad eighth issue of Jax Air News. Got ,

civil life, but his backgroundhas and failing same are per- venturesome, the "wolf" type,, as much enjoyment out of it as
been Instrumental in caus- mitted to retain their Class "C" i if you please? I did during my twenty-four
ing him to seek to make Navy license. months of duty there in the Trans-I Note to all northerners who have

chow more like the meals offered GLADYS DENSFORD AMM2c portation Department, (V-1), the impression that good ole Florida -
by hotel dining rooms. And ,
"Just like to
little things, like the the Jacksonville, Fla.I thought you might is definitely and eternally a
way
K K know that reaches
our even
cabbage naiad It shredded or the :\ prefer the trifle adventuresome paper portion of the long storied "sunny
paper Ice cream cups, make I KflurjGEORGE type. Because they keep such Africa.desolate places as North south." You can't trust the weath.
the difference between an en. ; you guessing. You never know
joyable meal and a poor one. what to expect next. "Wonder if someone aboard the er anywhere! 'Tis true that 98%
Born in Seneca Falls, New Yorkin station would be so kind as to send of our days are pleasant with sun,
71lcifRA. lA several each week to
1901, O'Keefe attended public ., I MARGARET M, GABRIELL, former copies Jax station students we? but just let new regulations come
schools there and in Rochester. )i T/Sgt. (MCWR1. Boston, Mass. out about hot weather uniformsand
There are fellows here that I come
Graduating from high school in A date with a sailor covers all
1920, he entered the resort hotel angles. In contact with each day that I bingo! the hot weather with-
business with his father in Avon, Shooting Japs with a camera in- knew back in Jax. When I receive draws. Only a few days ago came
stead of a gun was the combat a of the Air News each
N. Y. In the winter copy
seasons he BETTY MURPHEY the glad word that we could to
De go
assignment of Leon George, Pho- S2c expresses the desire to read it
came to Florida and until 1927
held the position of, assistant man- Mlc, of Waterloo, Iowa. troit, Mich. when I finish, so how about it, work sans hose, ties and jackets,
ager of a hotel in St. Petersburg. lie was awarded the Legion of I like the not too stilted yet folks? When the News has made and promptly we get thunder,
In the 1927.28 season he was at Merit for shooting pictures of the not too adventuresome type of the rounds its contents have been lightning wind and barrels of rain
Hollywood, Fla. From 1929 until invasion and occupation of Attu. fellow, one who has a variety of thoroughly devoured."If which left the atmosphere so closeto
His movies of this action were Interests, slightly on the "outdoorman" cold that there was much scurrying
193}, he wintered in Nassau in you happen to print this,
I ,' the Bahamas, as assistant man- shown in news reels throughoutthe side-just a "good guy"type. give my regards to all my ship- about to break out the old
ager of one hotel and later as country. I __ mates that I left back there, and faithful blues again. The adamantfew
,manager,of another George, a portrait photographer tell them a letter would be appreciated who dared sally forth as usualin
That year the family hotel in in civilian life, is also an aircrew- FRANCES SHAMES, Sgt. ." grays shivered till noon, and
Avon was sold, and the following man and gunner. "Gunnery is a (MCWR), New York City. Melzer's address Is: then most of them trekked to
summers O'Keefe spent managing good thing for a combat photographer I I prefer men who have a littleof H. E. Melzer, MoMM2c, quarters to climb into the blues so
a hotel in New Hampshire's White to know," says George. I each quality. That makes for a N.AS. Navy, 214, Box G, cheerfully stowed so recently. Of
Mountains. Also in 1935, he returned "You never know when it will subtle and refined approach and F. P. O. New York, N. Y. course, spring being what is is,
i to St. Petersburg for the come in handy." I an interesting date. I we will all probably be around the
1 winters, as resident manager of a But the are cameraman resorted "- I pool soaking up sun and frecklesby
large resort hotel. to his gun 'only one*. GENE KING, Sic, New Castle, Dental Club To the time you read this.
I He applied for a commission in That was at Truk when a Jap Ind.I. *
the Navy In the spring of 1942, : Zero made a ran on the torpedo prefer the gentleman whose S. T. Marlottl, AMMSc, formerly -
and meanwhile assumed the job I plane from which he was taking trend of conversation is quite wide Meet On 8th May of our ,A&R, send back
of managing a hotel in Clearwater, pictures. Before George could and who likes sports more than the Easter edition of the Kane-

Fla. He gave that position up in make his bullets count, fighter average. I The regular monthly meeting of ohe Klipper, official publicationof
September, 1912 to accept a com- covering the mission shot 'Jhe ALVINA GRAUPMAN the Jacksonville Area Dental Of NAS, Kaiieohe. T, II. Muchof
mission as a lieutenant. Report- Jap dow n. Y3c ficers' Dental Study Club will be the Issue Is devoted to the
Bakersfield Calif.
; t) September ing to NAS 1942 Jacksonville, he was assigned on 26 "The scardest" I've ever been was I definitely prefer the gentle held Tuesday, 8 May, at 2000 in arrival of the first group of
at Hollandia, George declared. man type. Bldg. 601, it was announced yes WAVES, and quite a fuss the
; as assistant to the commissary
"We were flying pretty low taking terday.A mates put on/'toot Much cele-
J, M.
'i officer Captain Bregar. pictures of the air strip when the
movie with
When the latter was detached, KAY E. ("MISSISSIPPI") on the Treatment of brating complete specialchow
Lieut. O'Keefe relieved him on 4 Japs opened up on us with AA NEELY, Sic. Jackson. Miss.I Mandibular Fractures by Skeletal I welcome by the band, and
I crossfire. There was no way to Fixation, by Dr. Leo Winter of the Inevitable carnation leis.
May, 1943, and has served con prefer the adventuresome type
tinuously as commissary officer get out of it -"-we simply had to because I just 1-o-v-e adventure. New York City, will be shown. A I Tis said Kaneohe is one of the
ever since. On 1 January, 1945, fly through it. running commentary will be provided j nicest of all the Hawaiian stations -
4 he was promoted to his present The pilot and George escaped MARJORIE OWENS, Sic, In- by Lt. (Jg) M E. Aronson, ', and Mariottl I..' evidently
rank of lieutenant commander. unhurt, but the plane was full of dianapolis, Ind. who will also lead a discussion pleased to be aboard there. Well,
The operation of six general holes and part of the tall was shot For me, the "gentleman" type about the film. what are the rest of us waiting
mess' galleys is not the only responsibility away.In who can carry on an intelligent Lt. Comdr. J, D. McCue, Jr., for-mebbe we onghta start
of the department addition to the Attu engage conversation and yet .be amusingand chairman, will preside.Yeoman's packing a ta bag, too- it
headed. by Lt. Comdr. O'Keefe.Its ment, George photographed actionsin interesting. The "wolf" typeis --- -- sounds mighty good:
scope Includes the Central the :Marshalls Palau. both attacks out not for the duration but -
Cold Storage Plant which has! a on Truk Eniwetok, and the always. Articles Present
{ rapacity of 40 carload of fresh landing on Hollandia. Given PublicationSeveral Lions Will
I provisions, about one million After the war the midwesterner LAVINA ARNOLD, S2c Mis- Concert On. 8th
pounds which supplies other naval intends to go back to his first love, tawaka, Ind. articles written by Hen May
and Coast Guard activitiesIn portrait photography, lie hopes I prefer definitely the he-man ry F. Unger, Y2c, of the NAOTC I The third Spring Concert'' of the
this area; two bake shops, I to manage his own studio. type, slightly wolfish and yet a I enlisted personnel office, are slated I Jacksonville Male Chorus, under
!j two commuted ration cafeterias, I George is now on duty at the gentleman, too-one who is alwaysa for publication soon. "Robomb the auspices of the Lions Club, will
J a civilian cafeteria at NATTC, ''I Photo-Lab here at the Jacksonville comfort whenever needed I From the Stars" and "From City be held Tuesday, 8 May, at 2030in
a rooks and bakers school and Naval Air Station. to Cactus" are among his works, the George Washington Hotel
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a chief commissary jttewards -- ; I DOROTHY DIOGUARDI, Y3c, the former being due for publication Auditorium.
e schooL In addition the department I teur. z.lrjefe: shares his Yonkers, N, Y k Inlay:! while the latter appeared The varied will include
I'- program
sells provisions to officers' I enthusiasm for*this hobby, and I believe an ideal companion for in April. t classical selections and others witha
y) messes and to the commissary they enjoy dabbling In it together. an interesting and exciting eve The March issue of a nationally' religious strain
1 stores (ship's stores ashore) of I lie likes to travel, and skeet shoot- ning Is a "gentleman" type "wolf" circulated magazine carried Un numbers familiar light
Navy and Coast Guard activitiesIn Ing is another favorite diversion. who appears quite sharp and yet I ger'a $25 prize winning letter in opera for male and stirring compositions -
this vicinity.On He claims to beat two fellow par- most dangerous. Curiosity, being' the "My most amusing experience"department. be shared voices. Proceedswill
5 ,October 1939, he married ticipants in the sport-Lt. Comdr a woman's characteristic, will con- Another magazine by the chorus and
the Lions
David E. ,Elliott and Lt. Comdr. tinuously her in Club, with the club'sshare
the former Elizabeth M. Whelan keep suspense, featured 'Teen Town in Jackson-
of Mt. Vernon, New York. Their ,Albert E. Bernet Jr. Indoors,' he and being interested she will always ville." to be used In behalf 'of the

home, here is at 1816 Mallory gives priority to reading and enjoy her date. .....--- -- blind. '
,Street. bridge I playing. After the war he venturous gentleman, because they, General admission. tickets
His chief interest In .leisure intends Jto. ,go ba<;k, ,to the hotel LOUISE ROSSI, Sic (S), New are the ones who really know whata ($1.20). are available at the Hotel
hours Is photography and he con- business, preferably in Florida or, Rochelle, N. Y. < .gentleman is in every sense of Seminole' cigar stand; reserved<
alders himself an advanced ama- Texas I prefer strictly a Northern ad- the word. ,seats at Cohen Brother._



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f Gehringer's Double Enables Fliers To Lick Gibbs





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I \ i'1 ,; .:t/ .; .", ::. > yard crazy, quilt. Victory league R

By Bernard Kahn, Y3c game at the Jax Ball Park.

The liveliest subject of national conversation since pro, The astonishing win was

hibition, nudist colonies and the WPA is the current con, achieved through special per- ,

jecture arising over what the man in military uniform i h mission of the copyright owner,

thinking about today. Coach Charley Gehringer, servingas

There isn't enough shelf in the Station a pinch hitter. Gehringer, batting .
space library for the first time this season,
to hold all the printed free lance opinions advanced by thE P- climaxed the eighth inning orgy

'experts" on this burning Issue about Gl's but It Is interesting to hear : by smashing a double down -the

what Stanley Frank had to say on the subject upon his return to the right field line to score Johnny

stateside. Frank is a former New York Post sports columnist who McCullough with the eighth and .
turned war correspondent and spent seven rugged months in the front winning run of the round

lines of Belgium, France and Germany. Gibbs led, 8 to 1, going into the
Speaking: on.a national radio hookup Frank declared emphaticallythat fatal eighth frame
the fighting GI's don't giwa continental hoot about athletic
The Fliers twiddled the ir
scores, stock market and congressional reports, Juke box songs or the '
thumbs last week rain
when
latest style in men's hats. Actual combat guys are interested in nothing ; i, .
beyond the preservation of their own lives spoiled Sunday's tiff with Chason'sDairy 5%

The GI is thinking exclusively about himself and his family, said however, the schedule calls .
Frank. "He is fighting for his life He is fighting to win the war for two home and one road game

and end the misery and the monotony and the loneliness he is suf __ this coming week.
-------.0 Gehrini ;is Station crew _
fering. plajshost
Like beer In a keg Nick Car-
And if the GI is thinking about anything in particular, it's about ter Is improving with age. The to the strong Weld.rmy
getting his Job back after the Hospital dub from Da'tonaIlead.
hefty sailor lost his first 17
duration and six, (Or Just getting GI JOE! matches when he began pro h aj 1700 J Saturday on Mason -

a job. Period.) wrestling a decade ago, but today Field. The Fliers travel to
Judging by the general comment Ma>port for a game Sunday; and
ATLANTA. at the age of 36 the former
A
most of the country is one-legged next Wednesday the Jacksonville 4Cheater
Birmingham Southern College
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boxer, who danced around
anxious to give the on
honestly Terminal-Railroad oullitIlts!
athlete Is recognized as the
an artificial limb, fought fast
back and a
his
service man job Mason Field.Slowly .
Florida State cham-
three round draw with Ma- heavyweight
Sam has a law Cpl.
Uncle passed rio Centl, a tough professional pion. Carter has given over 650 but surely, the Fliers are
to guarantee it. grunt and groan performancesin rounding into shape and
gaining
No doubt, wonder what- lightweight, at Lawson General
all this you to do with Hospital while scores of soldier the ring. lie's a SpASc( ) manpower. The latest addition to
in'ell has got
? spectators who lost legs in bat- with station headquarters at the squad is Big George Borner,
sports tle shouted T-4. standout outfielder, who
Well, the guys who earned their encouragement.Don played
daily bread in the world of sports I Kerr of New Orleans, for Columbus, O, in the American

before donning sad sacks are also Red Cross worker, who lost a Association, as well as going up
guaranteed their old jobs back leg in an accident when a youth, Al'Reid Has for a month with the St. Louis : "'<<> '
when they return to civilian nor fought Centi, who made no effort Cardinals. Borner was a star 1- (ha-Fnrst) H
to carry his handicapped athlete at the University of Minnesota I the newest ace pitcher to join

malcy.Now it Is no skin off this classic opponent. Been AroundAl ranking as one of the best the Filers' mound corps. The
profile whether Joe Doakes, At one point in the fight, a ends in the country in the 1941 slender sailor won 11 game
one-legged soldier in the crowd grid season. and lost seven for the MIl..au.kl'e
his
the All-American Out, gets Reid, S2c, of, Physical Train-
Brewers of the American
job feeling back of or extreme not, but annoyance I confess to and a take yelled off out his and leg urged and hit Kerr Centi to! ing, is well versed in the ways ol Tuesday Victory: League standings, as of Association' prior to enteringthe <

trepidation upon recently readingin over the head with it. fisticuffs. \V L Navy. Prust pitched Memphis \ -

the daily newspapers how two Before enlisting in the Navy, the NAS Fllen 2 0 1.OW NATTO to the mhl-aonth
unfairto Camp Blanding :.1 service title In 1943.582A& .
Florida high school coaches were It appears monstrously 43-pound Brooklynlte engaged in Railroaders 0 1.000
1 0 -
1.000
sidetrack a football coach by
welcomed when they came home Gibbs'
2 2 .
fights as an amateur and 500
and tried to regain their former pushing off an unattractive ath- 115 prize Chason 1 1 .:VX R Girls
positions. letic directorship on him under professional glover. Ma 'poi t 0 5 000

Exhibit "A" served as head football the thin disguise of full aid to Reid has peered over upraised --- --

coach and athletic boss at returning \ets. What can hap fists at such skilled ring artistsas Pack A WallopWAVES
to a coach also be the NAOTC Softball
can
north Florida in peacetime. He fate of a machinist, a farmer, a Pete Scalzo, former feather are calling the 562 A kR

enlisted in the army as a buck brick layer a salesman, a pilot, weight champion; Chalky Wright, league GirdingSoftball I softball girls "Murderer's Row"
private In the rear ranks, and left a clerk, a miner, etc., etc., et another ex world's titleholder; this week.

his home town and his Job. Whilehe cetera. Babe Sharkey, Jr., Kid Chocolateand teams The 582 A & R crew blasted
representing
was on leave of absence, the The reabsorption of GI's back Steve Belloise. NAGS, Cecil Field, Municipal No. aside NATTC, 32 to 5, in a game

.school hired a substitute coach and into normal living and jobs is more AI dropped two close decisions I, Lee Field, Lake City and this featured by home run clouts. by
the newcomer enjoyed banner success than an academic or a political to! Scalzo and gained two draws Station will go to bat in the Petty, Parker and Telley.
by fielding winning teams. question, and it's much, much big with the tough Kellohe. The boxing NAOTC league May 22. Swatters and the regular A &

Now here's the rubber bootIn ger than sports. The law which bluejacket TKO'd Wright, Lt. Comdr. Russell Smith, R team are leading the WAVES

the soups "A" recently received was Intended to give a man the former bodjguard for Mae West! NAOTC physical training officer, league with three wins and nary a
an honorable discharge same job after the war that he and he calls it the bitterest battle announced plans for the northern loss, Standings:
because he's over the service held before it is not an act reward- of his career The bout was sector softball circuit 5 0 1.X51.(

age limit. lie came home to Ing the Gl's who served the colors stopped when Reid opened a A split season schedule has been Swatters: R 3 0 ,O) )
go to work at his old job. but only of giving them their nasty cut over Wright's eje. approved, with the first half ending axe A R 2 ] ,b61
Since the law demands that minimum due. June 21Opening Synthetic 2 l .('.67
While Reid his
was
feathering
hospital WAVES 2 1 .157
veterans must be rehired the
Boiled down to its basic oils, bankroll with his fists, he managed games on May 22 WAVE Ottkers 2 1 .007
school lived up to it but there are the: fact is that Gl's want their to complete two and a half match Lake City at NAGS, Lee NATTC Q 3 .no

more ways to skin a cat than by SAME jobs back, providing, of years of electrical engineering at Field at Municipal No 1 and NASat Itl& 0 3 ..rib
chasing her through a mouse : S
course, they can't get better ones. Cecil Field
the University of Illinois He )
"A" named athletic di- hungup Hospital Nurses 0 3 (X()
hole.
was
And long-haired people who it ---------
say the four ------- --
gloves and
lector at his same old salary, but doesn't make any difference what went to work for Western years Electric ago A & R Enlisted Crew
I Crowned
the prized football coaching post the job is just so the salary is the that
staying on Job until he joined
was assigned to his successor for same have "arrested" tntellects- the
keeps. they never bailed out! Navy.
Identically the same thing happEned ---- -- Coming into the Navy was the
at a Southwest Florida high thing to do, says Reid, becausehis
school where exhibit "B" was givena Weight Lift Contest oldest brother is a Naval Acad-

genteel rooking He, too, was :iy graduate and is now a lieutenant -
given the title of athletic direc- Slated On Saturday commander on Pacific duty.A .

tor but the coveted grid plum second brother is a chief warrant -
Muscles will be at a premium
was awarded to the man who replaced I officer while the youngest of
at 1300 at the Pavilion
Saturday
him in wartime. "B" resigned the Reid boys is a chief stationedin
gym when a bar bell weight-lifting
Washington.Reid's .
Being named athletic director of contest is staged for all hands.
job at this station is to
a high school sans the football Fred Shore and Pete Delgardo are
instruct boxing and handle classes
arranging the test of strength.
coaching duties is about as Impor-
at: the pavilion on the Mainside.
tant as being appointed sixth vice Among the entries are such
However the
president of the Sanitation and well-known weight holsters as Joe 28-year-old pugilist Y .
hopes to retire from the for Ydrr. x
Sewage Department of Tlmbuctoo. Pitman, national topnotcher, and ring .
Technically, it is true that the Frank Lucia and George Fernandez good after the war and complete v t
work toward. a degree at U. of Ill.
schools obeyed the law by takingthe An exhibition of acrobaticswill w 'itt
coaches back. However, it is be given by J. S. Jenenzek. -% Tj- i it it

just a gesture as hollow as the t
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ioStation :
inside of, a bass fiddle, for these A&REM'sTop
I discharged Gl's cannot be satisfied Tigers Plan

with a' demotion. Everyone OfficerChamps
knows a sportsvyiter is an .Ignoramus Softball ComebackThe

(and if he's a yeoman it's popular pastime of pounding A & R added the Operations officers -
LI 1 /t doubled in spades) but I believe lumps on the Station Tigers, to their list of volleyball

, ;t. that public institutions should set which Lee and Cecil Field intro victims last week.

I-7 an example for private firms to duced as a hobby, is going to end. The A & R forces, winners of the

." follow by going whole hog for the At least, that's the plan. enlisted men's title, decisively defeated -

Gl's who come home. The Tigers, station colored softball Operations, the gold braid

Naturally, I fully realize that squad, hope to sharpen up champs, by 15-9 and 15-11.
this is a delicate issue and is their claws and crash the win col- By torpedoing Operations, A &
hu&h-hushed by some of the "bEit! R became the Station volleyball
people." The names and the coach umn from here on-out They got tlcholdeis. --.... .."' .._.......-....;_...._-
the left foot licked
ing jobs in these two specific off on by being _. A & n'" t'nU..trd'olle hall
---
two times apiece by Lee and Cecil. ?! ) crew was crowned champs cf) the ,
r cases: are unimportant in themselves Station! ) when they handily | l
whW
Operations
the No. 1 Officer i
Lt.: Ilurntll Detadied .
The point is they dVmonetiate tram In the
lulled flnaI11Ia'ortfol.l 1lfre the A & K (apt. :
"ew showing
Cothrane'w Son Lt. Howard J. Burnell 'j!
USNR
the of Malcolm
assuring ;
fallacy serv- Joukey .
Officer
}11 "large of A & It, sitting In enter
ice men that they can pick up the Pfc. Gordon Cochrane, Jr., son athletic director at Jax, Municipal '1II\ollt'd by Steve CVUwa>', 'Ulle, on his! right and Maurice Rani-
thread of living right where they of Lt. Corner, Gordon (Mickey) I No. 1, has teen detached for duty ;'If'Y! AJUM2C', on his 'left. 8tunillnf' to r Leonard 6rfiwHiil AM2c: ,

dropped it when they Joined up- Cochrane former Petroit 'man at the Chape. } Hill, N. C., FrefJigMcjiool. ] (1larl ChIIjRl, 'AMlc, Archie Carter' CSpA), Charles: ftcott,

unless the vets get ALL they have ager, was killed in action. Young Burnell ,formerly- nerved 'AMlIIIIZe'J and Joe Polosky AM2c. (Dave Kaiser| /one of the ,key
Cochrane died in Holland as drill officer at NAS '
teen promised. layers. was not present nhtn the picture was taken.). ,



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Station basketball competition this past season. Salvage" put up a '
stiff battle for the title before bowing to MF-OTU in the finals.

Here's the Salvage fIjuad-knet'lIng:, left to right B. F. Allretl, C. I.
1 Lemon Coach I). I). Toby, T, J. Ilarbagallo and L. N. Koonce; standing -
left to right: Ens. Burns, H. V, Irwin, 1C. G. Keefner, S. L Spen-
cc:', It. 1C. KooUen, and Joe Brown, athletic Instructor for salvage,
?t i; and a former Georgia Tech freshman athletic ace :: .
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fi."I'm very happy as an enlisted)
man and want to remain that ..., ,

j' way." OR1'BASEBALLfilcher -.'"

So said Joe Louis world's heavyweight -
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boxing champ, when ques- ..... n ._ .. ..-.,..
tioned about a proposal that he be lI' "';;';;;;':"::" -:"";"::' :.. IIt ..!; '- .

commissioned as an army officer. house of the Browns was Denny Inducted Gale-Into You have to go a long way to beat sailing as a form of relaxation for tired bodies and jumpy
Louis was recently promoted to the Navy and leported to Great Lakes nerven, as Indicated in the photo abo\e. A bright Florida sun, a refreshing breeze, and the quiet lap-
T/Sgt. at Camp Shanks, N. Y., Lou fvovlkoff, demoted by the ping of the Mater against the hull, all combine to make a perfect outing. And now with! racing

where he is on duty following an Cubs In the Is Coast slugging!leuKue..385.for. .Los Pittsburgh Angeles giving the sport an added impetus, just watch the fans turn out. Some of the sailing enthusiaststrjlng I

: overseas tour ._ ended Chicago bganiein streak by out for the officers'! teams are pictured in the upper right-hand corner. Left to right are Capt.
< --' VJt.- --- \ beating the Cubs In a Sunday doubleheader M. A. Fitzgerald! MFOTU; Capt. V D. Brady, MFOTU; Lieut. E. P. Williamson, Main Dispensary; Lt.
'1 RUBS Derry the Yankees' Comdr. J. J. Salmen, Main Dispensary.!
rookie outfielder, has hit two home runs _. .
:: Waves Win with the bases full Detroit traded -- ---- -- ,
Don Ross and Dutch :Meyer to Cleve- election officials on 7 August 1945.

.1 Synthetic, representing the land the for Browns Roy Cullenbine.Is leading. .the. Stephensof majorsat Information On Inasmuch as the primary electionIs | Red Cross WorkRoom

Station, defeated! Cecil Field bat with a .435 pace. a non-partisan election, it will
,I GOLF-Babe Dldrlkson Zaharlas defeated Elections That not be necessary for servicemen to'; \ Serves As
in WAVES skirmish
a volleyball Betty Jameson, 10 and 8, In a fill in Item #6 (choice of party)
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\ last week. The Synthetic 72-hole challenge match at San Antonio. ''on USWBC Form #1.

swatters won three games in the .army.Bob Hamilton was inducted Into May Affect YouNaval I OHIO-A primary election will!'I Lending Library
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a row, 15-10, 15-8, and 159. TRACK-Gunder Haecg left the U. S. be held in most cities throughout t ...
and returned to Sweden after placing the state on 31 July 1945. (Certain Continued from Page 1
They play a return engage- fourth In a mile handicap race at Phil- personnel from the statesof I charter .
cities will hold elections
Naval Hospital Library.
ment this evening at Cecil adelphia. Haegg spotted his rl\al 140 Michigan, Ohio, and Virginiamay I
at other dates to be announced -
Field. yards. vote in general, primary and I So you see the lending library
TENNIS-Welby Horn defeated later.) Candidates to be
-- Richard Skeen for the Pinehurst pro special elections to be held in the chosen at this election will be mu- serves many useful purposes. The
championship 7-5 6-0, 6-1 months of July and August in I members keep up with their cur-
nicipal officers for cities and vil-
Is Now At Standings as of Wednesday: these states, providing they con- rent reading and it gives the group
Boxing lages. Eligible servicemen, members -
ATIOVAt LEAGUE form with the laws laid down for a working fund. The Red Cross
of the
W L I Merchant Marine and ladies have had several parties and
667 absentee it
ballotting, was an-
New York 8 4 certain attached civilians may vote
Its Lowest Ebb Chicago 7 4 636 nounced this week by the Station Iin this primary election. Postcard baby gifts have been presented to
St. Louis 5 4 556 Voting Officer. new mothers who had given a
Boston 6 5 .543 applications for ballots will be ac- minimum of 50 hours to Surgical
By Camp lIi.nptpu Senic Brooklyn 5 5 500 Details on the types of electionsand cepted from servicemen and from Dressings.
Washington, D. C-War-time Cincinnati 5 6 455 the method of obtaining bal- members of the Merchant Marine
boxing in the U. S. A. has dropped Pittsburgh Philadelphia) 4 3 8 7 .364.273 lots in the different states con- and certain attached civilians. Relatives There now Is a need for new
so far from sight that it now may cerned are listed below. may also apply for ballotsto additions to the library. If you
be detected only with the aid of a AMI:KM'AN LEAGt'E GEORGIA general statewide be mailed to servicemen. Applications have any good new books or perhaps
schnauser. This is evidenced \V IPet.. for ballots will be an old one you particularly
sceing-eye Chicago 6 2 750 election to ratify or reject a pro- acceptedat
by the fact that the top New \ork 7 4 :636 posed new state constitution will I any time a.nd111 be mailed to enjoyed, please bring them to
in the Detroit b 4 .600 servicemen about the lied Cross work room In the
heavyweight country right be held on 7 August, 1945. Eligible 1 June 1945. .
now is Lee Oma, a middleagedand Philadelphia 6 5 545 Servicemen may vote by a spe- Executed ballots must be receivedby Chapel on Tuesdays or Fridajs.Eiuli
Washington 6 6 500
I book will receive the best
balding operator with a rubber St. Louis 4 5 .444 cial absentee balloting procedure local election officials on 31
tire on his gut. Oma, who Boston 4 H .333Cleveland Postcard application for ballot, July 1945 to be counted. Ballots possible, care and will be returned -

.. has been chilled 13 times in a _._ 2 _7. 222 USWBC Form #1, will be accepted I may be marked with pen pencil, to you upon request. All
--- -- donations will\ be
,; long and undistinguished ring career by election officials at any time. or any other writing instrument greatly ap
recently decisioncd Joe Baksl, Ft. Pierce Amphibs Ballots on the proposed state con- IN APPLYING FOR A PRIMARY preciated.may .

," ,-' a heavy-handed Pennsylvanian, at stitution will be mailed as soon as BALLOT BE SURE TO INDICATE -
Madison Square Garden to win the Burning Up Diamond available. The executed ballot CHOICE OF PARTY (Item also apply for ballots to be

.\ No. 1 spot. Coach Nick Wazylik's Ft. Pierce must be received by election offi- No. 6 on the postcard). mailed to servicemen. Ballots,
In the boxing situation however, will not be mailed until
reviewing 7 MRGIXIA A
(Fla.) Naval Amphibious Training cials on August 1945. Democratic pri-
I at home, we find that the best mary election will be held throughout 21 May 1945 Executed ballots may
Base is the MICHIGAN
currently riding on -Navy Department
still in operation is Pvt. be received by election officials by
light-heavy the state 7
on August 1945.
crest of a 7-game winning streak. Voting Information Bulletin No.
1 I Melio Bettina, the Beacon (N. Y.) 4 August in order to be counted.
Candidates to be chosen at this
The scored their seventh 7-45 relative to is
Amphibs Michigan, cor-
In for ballots be
: who applying primary
lasagne now operatesout
grower primary will be: Governor, Lt
baseball victory of the season Sun- rected to read as follows: (Ref.: .
of the Army. Top middleweightis sure to indicate choice of partyItem
1 day by shellacking the Sanford Plan of the Day 13 April 1945). Governor, Attorney General, Members -
bruised bat- No. 6
Jacob LaMotta, a ( on postcard.)
of the House of and
Delegates,
Naval Air Station, 15 to I, A municipal primary election
tered but still serviceable party Attention is invited to .
certain local officers. again certain
The Ft. Pierce club is rated will be held in the City of Detroiton I
: who gave Ray Robinson the only as other elections yet to be held
'1' of the service nines in 7 August 1945. Candidates tobe Eligible servicemen may vote
beating that boy ever sustained In one best in other states, detailed Informa-
the southeast. > chosen at this election will be: in this Democratic primary elec-
the ling.Theie. tion of which has been
Clerk Treasu- tion. Merchant Marine and attached previously
Mayor City City
are two good welters active -
+( published viz: NEW
ILLINOIS
; both of whom have been discharged Williams, of Trenton, N. J., and rrer, Councilmen and Constables. civilians serving with the
I. r ,". ir' from the services. One is Tippy Larkin and Bobby Ruffin, of Eligible servicemen members of armed forces will not be permittedto JERSEY VANIA SOUTH OREGON, PENNSYL-In
"Sugar" Robinson (ex-Army) andJ New York, still are available as the Merchant Marine and certain vote under the special absentee DAKOTA.
"to the other is Red Cochrane (ex- is the once-great Henry Arm- attached civilians may vote in this voting procedure recently enactedby applying for any primary ballot
strong. primary election. Postcard applications Virginia but will be permittedto be sure to indicate choice of party
Navy), the champ
J ;,. In the lightweight field, there is Champions in the service include for ballots (USWBC Form vote under the regular civilian otherwise(Item No.directed.6 on postcard) unless
i.f still some class. Both Bob Mont. Joe.Lewis, heavyweight; Gus Les- #1)) will be accepted from such absentee voting procedure if regis-
t;;' gomery, New York champ, and nivich, light-heavy; Tony Zale, persons beginning 14 May 1945. tered and otherwise qualified. Post Postcard applications for state
t ; 1it Beau Jack, the Georgia jumping. middleweight; Willie Pep and Sol Ballots will be mailed by local election card applications for ballots absentee ballot may be secured at
,: ,: jack who won and lost the title Bartolo, who share the featherweight officials about 29 May 1945. (USWBC Form #1) will be ac- Building 40 (Telephone 8808)) daily
,J: !' : twice, are in the Army, but Juan crown, and Jackie Peterson In order to be counted, executed cepted from, servicemen and will between the hours of 0800 and
Zurita, the NBA titleholder; Ike flyweight, who is in the RAF.f ballots must be received by local be received at any time. Relatives 1630.
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a Civilian Employees' News How Four Cent Notes FromGabriel's Personal Events

Editor Offices

i( Personnel Telephone) Relations Extension Office,8883 Bldg. 13. Stamp Affected From "A" Shift,

The Civilian Employees' News a two-page: section of the Jax Air

News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station Route Of Canal HornBy Instrument ShopBy
Civilian Employees and Is sponsored by the

Employee> Association for Civil Service Employees By 1\(. T. CrumleyAs Virginia Fraser

Officers we said .last week, every. II, D. Gabriel Friends, Jaxons and fellow,
William O. Klncaid President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer stamp tells a story, and no article Inspection and Survey Department- mates, lend me your ears; did yt"
Directors on stamp collecting would Overhaul Division know .WAVE Thelma Gilbei
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson be complete without one So we Engine Sic celebrated her 22nd birthday
Ernie Pyle has left again on
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods have selected one from Nicaragua, another trip this time to a much last week; congratulations. W. H.:
tM four
Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie centavos stamp depictinga Death came to him Thompson, our new inspector in
happier
place.
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Klncaid pier running ,out Into the sea, and in the war the Gyro Room, is welcomed by
News Reporting Staff with a background of the volcano, swiftly suddenly all of us. He was formerly with
he the battlefield he
hated, on
Assembly and Repair: Mt. Momotombo. The story behind the U. S. Army Air Corps

Maintenance ......................................._.................Walter Riviere this stamp can be called, "The loathed but among the men he of "Sandy" Stronach of the Gyro
idolized. The sincere writings
Accessories ....__..........................................................W. T. Martin stamp that moved 'the Panama Shop, became a member of the
Metals ................................................?.....'............Thelma Register Canal." We quote the story from this unassuming man have givenus IT. 14. Army, April 23. lie Is

Machines ........_........_......................................-..........."SUm" Tyler H. E. Harris and Company's book- the most graphic picture we stationed at Camp Uland lng.
let "Stories have of the war and our fightingmen.
Engine Overhaul............:.......................................Oscar M. Spicer from Postage. Far better than movies, because The Gyro Room gave him a

Overhaul Control ....................._........................Marguerite Steele Stamps. written of what "send-off" breakfast party at
he has
Interim Overhaul ...............................................-.......Laura Adams "This postage stamp lost Nic- of goes Pierbon's on the St. Johns River;
on in the minds and hearts men
Finish & Fabric .......................................................Iva H. Griffin aragua millions of dollars brought throughout each battle. I would 75: friends enjoying dancing and

Ordnance ...................................................................N. L. Lasswell triumph to a young Frenchman have refreshments 'til the wee hours
Assembly "B" Shift ..................................Fannle Ruth Archibald and changed the site of the Panama not call him fearless as did some lie was presented with a "goingaway" # -
Canal. Herein lies a fascinating termed him, since he not carry
Inspection and Survey but rather I would he gift from friends In the
with arms say
Head Reporter........................................................Helen M. Styron as its story background.; Washington, D. C., was one of the bravest of men because shop. "Sandy" will be missed
Main Office.........................................................Dorothy S. Sharp he realized the by all and we will think of him
fully dangersand
Engine Overhaul Inspection...........-...................Sarah E. Verner 'In January, 1902, a curious battle knew well the horror of it all often. Good luck to you!
M&M Accessories .-................................................Ruth C. Raisch was raging in the Congress of Albert Levy has also left to join
Scribes: .....................................................Frank V. Moriarty the,United States over the following and faced it squarely He said he Uncle. He is stationed at Camp

_............................................................................Bern Ice Boyle question: should the canal never took unnecessary chances, Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Interim Overhaul Inspection...................................Janie L. Davis which the government wished to but that there were some one had garet Dixon has been 1\II1g(
to take to ahead and that is
,
Supply Inspection................._..................................Priscilla Glenn build in Central America be routed go leave because of ill health. We
just what he did. He kept
Panama pace
through
or through Nicaragua
Public Works Department. : her
miss friendliness and
hope to
with the he admired
Head Reporter. ...............................................Ethel M.: Shanahan .?. InrVi. at boys hw inch: by I heB.r' or hl'!'> rl''ovprv In the, nYCr
Scribes: .............................................................Ethel Mathews "I--(- me latter- route were chosen ____n'c on -" ctenErnie ---c' future- ii-e-rle ;i rd ld'a

............................................._.......................Louise Abraham It would spell disaster to a would+ay to us-"do pleasant annual leave. All mem-very

............................................_.............................Caroline Howell group of Frenchmen, who nineteen not mourn me, just devise Home bers of her family were togetherfor

..................................._............._-................Barbara Faulkner years before, had organizedthe quick way of finishing this war the first time in .a long time
;
Supply Department. : Panama Canal Company to so that they might upend their even brother Bill was home on

Head Reporter............................................................... .Leola Jones dig the great canal. They had lives back In those beautiful furlough from the Army.
Scribes: .......................................................Flora Funkenstein rained millions of francs through United States away from the incessant
... ..... .. .... ............... sale of stock, but the enterprisehad din and heat of battle Chief Nelson has returned from
..............................?...... .. . Katherine Sikes ,
................................................................Minnie Lee Goodman proven Mill too expensive, out of those dank foxholes and leave.. We missed his pleasant

...........................................................................Bertha Mehlman and had come to a dismal fail- the isolated Islands with their smile while he was away. R. T.

........................................................................Clorene R. Rogero ure. The only hope of the stock endless rows of little white l/Johnstone, Sic is back from leave

.............................................................................Marian: Fulcher holders In getting their money crosses." spent in Miami. "A starry sky a
...................?......................?......................Marguerite J. Aboud bark was to sell the assets of So for Ernie Pyle and all the Miami moon Need the beach, and "NOduty"
the company to the United' we say more? Gladto
rest of those heroes at the battle
States. Their price was $.JO,- have you back tho', Bob. Edna
fronts all the world
over ,
"Buy a
000000. Skinner is in Texas her
Shoe Points Don't Worry 'An alert French engineer dom Bond tomorrow.for Victory" today and Free- brother, 2nd Lt. Edgar visiting Skinner,

named Phillippe BuncanVarillahad U. S. Army Air Corps. We hope
come to Washington to promote they are both enjoying a pleasant
All of have had
Ridder Of Public Works us ) ample opportunity

1/ the sale. Speaking before to observe the Navy at reunion. Jeanette Bailey, Mr.Beighley's .

groups of politicians, engineersand work, and incidentally Navy courtesy I girl Friday, is homeon
I citizens; printing pamphlets; and procedure. As civilian leave too. It's been over a year
preparing scientific charts and since Jeanette has been home, so
personnel we, too are a part of the
diagrams; and writing letters to even tho' we miss her we know
Navy and'when we fail to observe,
J newspapers he used every publicity her family is happy to have her
in our the rules I
,,' method at his command to departments, of home for awhile.
( ': :;: show that the best and safest conduct and courtesy exacted from Gladys Lane, of the Gyro
I '. ..... route for the Canal would be enlisted and commissioned Navy
'_ .. :.tit. Room, has received word that
'. through Panama. The Nicaraguaroute personnel, we are not only settinga
her
:t' hon, S/Sgt. Marion Lane,
very bad example, but we are
he declared, would be not has been liberated
> only more expensive but constant. at the same time lowering the from a German
standards and of department prison camp and Is on his
efficiency
ly endangered' by volcanic erup our
tions. Just as advanced ratings way home We are all thrilledat
"Buncan-Varilla in the Navy impose greater this wonderful news and know
i i. was accused of I
I having a merely selfish interest in responsibilities and privileges, so, Gladys and her husband are
the matter and the Congressional I too, does advancement in civilian overjoyed.
Committee in favor positions. In business S/Sgt. Lane, an American
reported of any or or-
..,,,<> y .., Ranger of the 106th Division, 433:
the Nicaraguan route. The Senate ganization, there must be author-
I '1)J )/ ". \tthL.J& I appeared to be satisfied andit ity, and if everything is to function Inf., was captured along with over
seemed that the Panama proposal properly there must be respectfor 7,000 of our boys December 21st,
would lose. Then, in the this authority. In perfect team. last year. He was on a mission
I nick of time there came a violent work there is no room for "pass to France last August and when

6 J eruption from Mt. Momotombo, ing the buck" either down or up he returned to the States, after
which lay beside' the path of the the line. Any advancement imposes spending a 12-day furlough with
proposed Nicaraguan canal. Bun the responsibility of ascertaining his parents, his whole Division was
can-Varilla made much of this the duties involved and sent overseas as replacements Ina
incident, but his hopes were the best methods of application. letter he said, "Even the bravestof
dashed again when officials denied When advancements awardedIt soldiers must surrender under
( are.
that there had been any eruption is with the assumption that the certain circumstances."
One senator even declared "In spring a man's
recipient will continue to display young fancy
that there were no active volcanoes I turns to "
the initiative which resulted in the thoughts of love, -wed.
in Nicaragua. Phillippe promotion. ding bells are ringing in our shop.
Buncan-Varilla was determined to "Dee"
Quisenberry and P. R. Mey
fight to the finish, and at the last
ers, SAOlc
moment We are all happy to see E. H. were married on April
an
anonymous stamp collector 21st in
the
Collins of Protestant Chapel hereon
Sub-Assembly back at
provided him with
inspiration work after his recent the base. Best of luck to them

the,_ in then the form current of a Nicaraguan single copyof _Rlthorowo._n __.. -- --. pnt-nllnt..ti-.T--...operation.. .I<".',....1.._.6',. 'I both.- -n_ -from-_u. ._.n u ...titt. .. ....".._.""d' .. a.1_. .,....._.

stamp, which plainly showed a picture I for Crescent City a few days ago- I shop."Sandy".
\ of Mt. Momotombo with a I suppose its just coincidence that Stronach, of the Gyro
1jti a certain little blue-eyed blonde Shop, married Leora Canfleld.
wkq plume of smoke at its summit!
1 Hurrying to the shops of Washington calls Crescent City home. April 12. Best wishes to both of 4

stamp dealers he excited "Black Ie" Bernard has a somewhat you. 0i
Frenchman purchased a number slimmer waistline since he -
:<< of these stamps. has been passing up chow-time. Pappy Cromwell

I "Three days later before the final But those dainty "Dagwood" sandwiches I

, vote was taken, every Senator prepared by lovely feminine Iin Market For
had received a copy, with the single hands do keep up his morale. !

By Ethel M. Shanahan i -- + I notation, "An official witness We are indeed happy to see Pe- :
Our hobbiest of the week is is shoe making! In these times of of volcanic activity in Nicaragua." I ter Watson back at work in Engine Red Points
shoe coupons, Mr. Ridder has no It was a close call. By a margin of Test after an extended j
+ quiet spoken Anselm Ridder, of 'worry, Although he has never j only eight votes the Nicaraguanroute I physical check-up by his staff.annual lly Ruth C. Ralsch I

the Public, Works'Upholstery Shop, worked as a shoemaker or in a was defeated. The postage I I It wasn't cigars Mike Cromwell
located in the west end of, the fire shoe factory, he has made his own j'I stamp had moved the canal." was handing out recently, I Ir
NAN
OP
r station and garage-building. Born shoes for years.. All hand sewn. ----- i._--- -- I TIIK \\EEK I r but red points Instead. for the :
and raised in Qui- cy,- Illinois, he not a machine stitch in them. Our honored person this week is I boys to purchase evaporatedmilk.
his worked with leather since Accessories Frank Fulmer, (Badge #81.) Mr. .
18V2. starting when the carriage After hours rie spends his, time Fulmer is the thei I
making Supervising Inspector This all ram*? about as .
trade,and horses were the mode. belts pocketbooks, knife for Engine Overhaul.
sheaths, instrument He Is a result of a recent discovery ,
.He moved to Colorado and kind of article cases and DivisionShop native of Anniston, Alabama, has What should fie find In hU lock
stayed there. for 36 ,:and although every an that can five children, four I
years, ; be fashioned from boys one girl- l'r.but sk of the loveliest little
not working in the leather _-_ leather. I 747 By ;Mary Shaiise (almost tied Bing). black, white and red-headed
trade followed it as a hobby. The j8] |---- -- If anyone has ever seen a watch Frank has been with us for the tens )'ou''e ever laid jour eyes

cowboy's saddles, chaps belts and WAC Menu: Revised; that indicates A.M. and P.M. past three and a half years, and on. I

holsters were made by his agile please let sailor Nash, of Shop was formerly connected with Eastern Jealousy, of course! ,. spread ,
,fingers,. 'with the beautiful inlaid NOW They Eat Less 747 (A Shift) know about it. Airlines for five years. lie Immediately like I wild fire' I

.! Work and tooling that Is an intricate I' One afternoon he took a short I has a son 23 years old, Evans M. among the boys throughout the I
: part of all the leather goods ,Washington (CNS> -Althoughshe snooze and woke up at 8 o'clock. Fulmer, who Is a P.F.C. in a Tank barracks to think they couldn't I
used by the "Riders of the is a soldier And leads an active It was still light outside so he Destroyer Unit. Evans was as' have been the chosen one!' The
Ranges." life, the average Wac does not eat thought he was late for work and''signed to Patton's Army somewhere only reason that "Pappy" couldgive '
a man's ration, the War Department rushed to the A I: in '
Mr. Ilidder has always made It I & R to do some Germany. He received a for his locker being the I
a practice to give leather gift has discovered through nutrition explaining to his Chief. He saw leg injury and was flown to a Paris chosen one was his mustache
studies. The Wac be Red I I
instead whlteI
can badges of the j hospital.
Frank
at the Christmas season and last recently received (he feels that this must have I
nourished adequately on 3100 calories which he wears.Congratulations.
year made Western cowboy saddles notice of his son's hospitalization been the inducement to, the I
which is 650 calories
per day to
In mlnlature'xad dimensions our new Evans his wife and child reside rat!) Since then the mustache
less than required for male sol snapper R. E. Burdick AMMH2/C. with Frank's
reduced even to the small family at 4143 San fad has spread among many'of
diers. As a result, the diet for A swell guy!
detail of the type ,of knot used Wacs has been revised, with 51 We have a new girl in our shop; Juan. Avenue.. the boys in Inspection.and!!

tumlrr. the saddle girth for the food items eliminated from the Virginia Daugherty. Hope she will AMMP2/C, ''Is being- -transferred' vey. ,
4 1'Urrup1l monthly menu. The Army will like the work '' Municipal At present mother vat 'and
.. Airport
An unusual part of this hobby save 42,700,000 on its food bill. Sorry to hear that .J, T, Nash; miss him; We. will all herr b..b,Je s;;,+'re,.Join,; nicely;





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:3 May, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nina


Miss\ Emily Coit ,!If',:>" > / SAFETY SLANTS

I. : M I By I SUpPLY

Knows Her Work ,.! MM. R. MacKENZiE
: SALLIES
Safely Engineer'IUK
ffi ,
,, '
"
From ExperienceShe's '

( : V ANrQW ,ft fQR.W; RP.Dwt

Been Aiding Her
:\ By Leola June
I :t ,
Fellow Citizens Since ';<: S, : rje I; Helen Burright (Inspection Report -

Before World War One :,+ .1>' ) is having a grand time in
:; New York Hear that is her first
Miss Emily Colt was born in <
: .,' \ visit In the big town, so It's not
Buffalo New Yorkand in her .... k.,
was born the spirit of helping her 4 hard to' undeistand She is accompanying
ff'JluJ'If'n! .r ,e is friends from her
;' hometown, Bartow, Florida
Afterattending private schoolsin
Buffalo she accepted her first Are you superstitious ? Few
Job with the Public Library of that 1 girls from Issue Division, Judy
city which embarked her on 'her x 117W Butler, Bettye Lotz and Quendolyn
eventual career as a Librarian with I L Ruschoff, went to the fortuneteller -
the armed forces During World the other day. Don't remember -
War I she volunteered for Red i too many of the details that
Cross duty, which took her to the girls heard, but do remember
France. She had planned on doing z 1 a that there seems to be lots of
her hare in general welfare work, money In store for them all!

but librailanseie very much in The day of the late Ptesident'a
demand, no most of her hours were snPlr7CN funeral something very strange
spent In the hospital library at I \ : 1'1"101'1"1/ S"'fry COUNC 17/ happened in the Receiver's section
ADeiay France She would -- Those who work In that section
often l SAFETY: :.MAMSAFETY : I are
read to the patients or write letter accustomed to hearing pipes ando
? home for them and aided them is a subject that 1 I metal dropped on .the .floor, often
in many other ways that were colorit's dry and very hard t causing quite a bit of noise loud
t\: girally appreciated make stick, The safety man whose j noise, Well just before the bell
by our boys. f ,
Tc'I1I
I job it is to teach Safety Is always
On her first trip to Paris she ; behind the eight ball because I rang for silent prayer at 1600 that
happened to arrive in that fasci I I \ few people in this world know just particular day, some pipe droppedon
nltmgty..at\ the same time that how many lives the Safety Engineers the floor causing a sound not
our Prt'sident.Yoodrow Wilsorf, in America save, No records I like any loud noise at all, but more
was making a tour of France and no figures, no plan can ever like chimes They say it was the
received a real thrill out of beingone record the amount. Probably the I first time any of them could ever

of thohe admirers who lined! only one who could give you the remember when the dropping of
the street to watch his ceremonious -- I correct answer to this would beSt :pipes on the floor sounded pretty!

passing, Her second visit to Peter Teaching Safety to Strange, agree ?

Paris happened to fall on another Inside Public Worms I the worker is no sinecure and after .. \\e were glad to welcome the
historical moment when the Versailles it has been taught, for some following ne\v emplojee into
Peace Treaty was signed reason or another refuses to stick our department: Bonnie T,
I
It was an exciting experience never B}' Ethel M. Shanahan and always has to be pasted on 1'oote, James L. spann, \\'lllreneM.
to be forgottenwatching the people j Just of with the D.) S. Engineers ;eeral \'- again.In { Powers, Ksther H.1 iii'I,
a couple "gadabouts",
as they gaily danced through : years ago. He said It really the breakdown of accidents, Lena M. Hunt, Kriietliie Bryant,
,
that's LeRoy Toske and Jim Sawyer did look "imell" from the air
the streets of Paris, find 2
we % are the act of God; Bettv :s. $clinelder, Bernice C.
For three years alter her return I members of the Design Section and made him feel right proudof 18';;,! are human failures, It's just McNeill Mary T, Minefield,
from France she served as aLl. 'TIs told they took an air. himself. about heie that the reader will 1 Mary It. Counan.'l'rnlL S. Kline,
Italian in Army and Veteran Hos. 'plane trip to Miami last Fi idayon They also tell us that we can't I break away from this article, be- Kathryn A, Kolilfn, Rita I), Edwards :: -
ptals. In December, 1922, she business, appreciate the beauty of Florid, cause Safety doesn't interest him, Merle n. Connor William
took a Civil Service assignment at At any late it was quite an I until we see it from the air The I and he wants something more In- Itostnt" >lnm. \\' IlUrpd Northrup
the Norfolk Naval Hospital i in experience They wet scheduled orange groves ate especially picturesque -itetesting I but -what really f fe is Virginia. B. noht'rt.'t'll; fI.
Portsmouth Virginia, as Librarian I to leave the station at 8 o'clock, and farms which at' more interesting than the WOI k :sclmartJtosemari n. Maxwell ..
She transferred Horn this activity I and 7 30 found both of them anxiously commonplace to us on the ground I of a Safety Engineet: All En- and hstelle n. Plexlcct.Wedding 1 : ,
In July 1926, to the Pensacola pacing the waiting loom are unusually scenic when viewed I gineets play their part in modern I( bells have been
Naval Air Station, where in her This lasted for two houis--due to fl'onabove, factory production, the Safety En- I in the Supply and ringing
fifteen years of duty aboard she the fact that the plane was an All in all this Is a trip no one gineer plays a vital part, too! He First Accounting Department
witnessed an hour and a half late in taking off! should miss, so If the oppottunityever doesn't wotk on a ca met a, BUT lately on the listis
many interesting pernonality Mrs, Doris I, Pascak
come and However they made good time, and comes your way be sure to ON A HUMAN, EYE; not on a (Acctg, I,
Halsey was there go. Admiral were back again around 6PM, take advantage of it. Maybe you, I I pump, BUT THE HUMAN formerly! Doris J, Inman; then
taking a refresher
around HEART: not on a comes Mis Florence E East ( Fol
course One Interesting development too, can float with you! compressor,
of the
air
and later
returned I was the thrill Mr, Sawyer had head In the clouds for a week or BUT THE HUMAN LUNGS; not low-Up I, formerly Florence M,
the as Commanding Officer of in "seeing piece of "hi*" hand11 !- two We hope that Messts Saw- oil and grease BUT HUMAN Buckles; next comes Mis Racheal
station, Commander John 'aft-the lock and dam In theM yet and Toske will be able to settle BLOOD'! Factory engineers work M Mott (Timekeeping), formerly
Habj father, the late Admiral Lucie lUver and Canal running down to traveling the 'dull' on marvelous pieces of machine Racheal L. Moody; then, last but
James J, Raby, was at that time out of Lake Okeec..liobee way in another week or two- design, the Safety Engmeet works not least, is Mrs. Leora C. Stro-
Captain and Commanding Officer Into the ocean at Stuart, Flori ma)'be. on the most important machine inn nach (Stock Control I, formerly
c>f Pensacola! Station. I i da. 'I'hit happened! to be a project I Agnes and Sylvia Joseph are o th world, THE HUMAN BODY, Leora Canfield, Good luck and
In Miss Colt's own words: we :, lie worked on when he was : vacation Gieat plans were made I The put'pose of this article is Much Happiness to all of you:
__
the ___ ..
give _
you interesting story other n
for the beach- to get out on the not to get everyone to bow and
experiences at the Naval Alt Store in the Recreation Building I sand and bask in the sun withnothing salaam evetytime a Safety mann are told to follow a Safety rule.
Station, Jacksonville, Florida: I Library activities at NAS have increased It doesn't have
to do but acquired an eve walks by. It's just an appeal to come from your
"In January, 1941, when I came I and are Increasing stead I coat of tan! j i i to every worker to move over and foreman or jour Safety manIt
to this station, I felt as though I ily and along with it the Library Our gentlemen gardeners now let a fellow in who is really wot th- I may come from a fellow worker
was coining to work for an old Staff has enlarged. The Main have Al Holmes in their group disI while. Remember this when I who Is probably a bit chicken.
friend, as Captain: Charles P. Mason Library now has six branches under I cussions but an outsider claims .- -___ -- youI I II heal ted and doesn'l: want to fee
(now Admiral) was: Commanding i its supervision, and as of Jan, AI doesn't know the difference be- I wash any bottles Chef Abbot' you get hint Don't rebuff any.
Officer He had formerly been 1, 1945, had 90,900'olumes for tween a Four O'clock" and a proved himself very competent I i one who tells you to be careful because .
fet Pennacola while I was serving their use, Circulation at Main Library : "Cock's Comb", One you pick the the cuisine was excellent and, oy if there is an accident, the
that station as Librarian I i is sometimes as high as 193a other you don't! He bioueht! 1 in[ mutual consent, he has been unanimously I' accent may be on YOU! Play
me elation Had just been day with about 450 readers or some flowers from his g8l'derCall- elected to the position for safe at all times, front home to
opened and the library consisted: visitors daily, 75 being frequently 1 i ing them the wrong name-the ,I all such future affairs, I work and back again
merelj of long lists of books ordered present at one time, non-pick-able kind'! -- -
for Jacksonville by the Bu- I. "This is telling only a little bit I Mrs Hazel "Jean" White had a Jlurl' (;I/.s/ Lumber' .
lean of Navigation Nor was of what one person sees of work I wonderful Sill prise the other day h
there any library building so I I being done with and for our men 'I ,-her husband flew in for a shoit
was kindly welcomed into the in the Navy. In this war It not visit after being away for 18
Chaplains office where I beganto only includes our men in uniform, i I months, The aftetnoon she worked
make but the 'blue' before she left It was almost necessary -
a sort of teady-to-wear women wearing as
well of the service to put weights on hershe ,
catalog (tort the advanced lists aa dependepta
"About the firs of 19-1 personnel. Our male clientele i was up in the clouds
April :!,
Walter Hoa- after being laid
the book tame from \\ushing-. I out-nutnbet: our ladies, however, '
'up for a week, Is back at work.
Ion-Inixes and bn\C' of them which does not make it so necessaty -
I Walter has a new house and everyone -
and then more hn"I ill to-include quite as many love knows what that means Y ..
f-\: The readj-to-wear' catalog was stoiies When people ask me, I -
brought nut, re-fitted and ejuaiiclecl. \:- 'What are sailors like?' 'What do I
JhK work was done In they read ?' I want to answer: Fish & Beer I :
the library of the Trade school, I What are American men and boys
now Aviation Service Schools' like'hat do users of public li- AQ r t Ca'
with the able assistance of sailor braries read ? For these are the For Engine
h, whu'took a real heartfelt Interest I same men and boys jdu have I
.. In their work and were known at home, though called now ,
cry' h..IJ.fulln Keeping me posted to the grim business of war Mostof Overhaul
us In what reading material them are very matter-of-fact.
their "Itiiiikmutes" enjoved seeing I''about it, They read about the I
I About forty of the more rugged
on our shelves, Ihe library war, but not so much as people 'on Individuals around and about .En f ;
was' opened for circulation about the outside' They do not have to I I glue Oveihaul, took part in a fish
"the middle of June, and had fight the war verbally, for each fry last week-end after we finished .
Iroin the firsiN.rrouers many visitors ami one has something, small perhapsbut our daily toil at 2 am,
front among the students very definite, to do about it, Those who missed this affair,
", nod instructors In the I So, when they read they lead for which, for the record, was strictly
tIC'''""I. fun or information, and a Navy a stag patty, really missed out
"The atinospheie of scholarly library is just apart of Navy on an honest-to-goodness he-man's
calm supposed to prevail in libraries life, Making it a pleasant anda good time The drive over to Ar
was noticeably lacking, i profitable part is the librailans lington on the liver at three am :'
Apart from any noise originating I job." I provided a lot of fun for the participants '
in ,the Library (which has never Miss Coit leads a very active life and accidentally, the A t.. "
had any "Silence" signs) we got I outside of working hours.--still do- whole convoy driving Into the
I everything front the AUditorium I ing for !her fellow-men1! She knits I f wrong toad into a farmyard to

mat door The choir and the organist for the Red Cross and recently i j the accompaniment of mooingcows
1
rehearsed there, audiences was rewarded by receiving a letter clawing chickens, whinnyIng -
I applauded) lecturers, thousands I from one of our men who had been homes, squealing pigs and I
of '
feet shot down in He barking dogs livened up our ar W, .._' _
enemy territory -
tramped up and down the I WMV -> -- "-"* -+w* AAMA'
sups, while out of doors said, "You will never know how rival considerably I don't sup. duties In the
nearby Among the many |performed Supply Inspeclion
pose the cars which became stuckin
the drum corps practiced daily useful woolen socks are until you the sand and the Herculean' Division erf Inspection and :Mirvej, I is inspection"' of oll paint, low-
,with they enthusiasm and very have had to sleep in a straw bed." forts to the. rescue, added >' f'f.1 I menial gases and )"mllt" In the above picture we see\ )Ir, Thomas
much the effect of' pattlculaily From the story just related by much to that particular farmer' I I II. Hart on the job grading\ a load of Imnher. Mr. Hart also Inspect

Bttong-armed little toys on. Christ. realize, good disposition, but we certainly material for the oil house. '
mae morning! had a fine time. Mr. Hart has been a ImnWr inspector' for over' Uiehe, )'"arlll.

"Late in September, J841, the duties,go with the title Miss Colt's Morris Abbot horn Engine Test! II. ha worked for the Uilron <'j|-re'.n (Vinn|>aty in Palatka. MVirWIa,
Main Library was' :6rened in a I charming manner and ready smile was elected thief rock'and bottle- aril l the Onc'eola (C'jpre Oxnpany.'. lie first reported toO lnsp'14'tiou 1-
beautiful room' above 'the Ship's ate real assets to ou*, Library.. washer,. only of course we didn't and Survey in January of 1144. -

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Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION, 3 May, 1945



_. Activity AboundsIn I. Business UnlimitedIn I


NATTCENTERTAINMENT :..... _. _.

Central Files



Office at Center"But


Mrs. Garrett, I 'feel sure
-
--- that we wrote a letter to Chicagoon

i the 19th about rocket equip ,)
SCHEDULE
MOVIE ment." ':Mrs. Garrett. would you

have a copy of NATTC regula- 1sI"" "' r
Ton.\\'-SALOME: with Yvonne DrCarlo and Da*Id Bruce, In tions with the latest revisions?"

color; CATTLEMAN'S: n.-\\"$, color sports. I""('O and 2". "Sir, would you mind 1'8.88Ingon
SVTURDIY -HOLLYWOOD AND YIN 1: with Wanda 1C'Kav' that correspondence, as it has to

and Jamen EIII'lImlU: : ANIMALS ACTORS fcatuirtte; AIN'T WE be routed to eight more officers

GOT, FUN color cartoon, 1800 and 2000.() and an answer i I. required by next

SUNI>.\\'-BULL! FIGHTERS: with laurel and nand; MARCH Monday." L

or TIME! IMOLW.; .\\' I> MY HEART:: with Kay Francis; LIFE As you probably guessed, it Is ..

WITH FEATHERS: color cartoon 1800 and 2000.MONDAYSTORMY central files and mail distribution
: WEATHER with Lena Hor.e; NYMPHSOF where this conversation would take ,

THE LAKE, sports, feature. IMO> and 20OO. I place and Mrs. Marion Garrett is w
TI't' S'\\-.'OItt'ER \"OlRto1th Gale "Storm; )11':01\1'1: the civilian clerk in charge. The

MEXICO, feature; NATTC Student Band, 180ft and 2000. I principal function of this department
WEDNESDAY-GENTLE ANNIE with James Craig and Donna' is the handling all incoming

Reed; :SCREWY TRUANT! color cartoon, 1800 and 2000. I and outgoing mall and to expedite
this the office is set up
into two sections.All In Building 600 Annex, topside, you will find 'entral File and

incoming mail is first Mall Distribution an Integral department In the smooth handling of

stamped as to time and date' received the "paper work" at NATTC, Above U a picture of the departmentwhich I

AHi and the correspondence Is Is headed by Mrs, Marion Garrett, at left

logged./ It is then classified, tickets --

are made up, copies are made 'Training: Facilities I SMALL STORES

for filing,: a routing slip is pre- C\
pared and attached and the letter Grouped In Bldg. 501In NOW IN BKS. 9 '

circular or whatever it might be cooperation with the first !

is sent on its way to the proper lieutenant's office the training de. j i In anticipation of the remodeling .
parties. In some cases correspondence partment of NATTC has recently ,: of Ship's Service for the pur

may have to be routed to as completely remodeled Building 501 pose of offering additional facilities .

many as 15 offices which obviously and has grouped in this Building clnthlnsand small stores
requires good Judgment In giving nil actlvitities associated with : which has been located in the
proper priority to routing and the training facilities. southwest wing of Building 517 id
i following of the matter to see thatit I being moved to Barracks 9.
From an organizational point of
is not neglected somewhere this for"ln-1{' The entire lower left wing of
view .set-up provides
along: the line. structor training: Instructional this barracks has been suitably

The flutolnmall,: ,: section handles aid and aviation training manual converted and equipped, this being .

all official correspondence and editing The former is divided into ,: handled under the direct supervision .

reports sent out by this command four phases, basic training, ad- of CM L. M. O'Connor and
whether signed by the commanding vanced training, training of supervisors I CCM J. G. Sumpter of Commander"
,: officer or by other officers by of instruction and Instruc- ]\ Walter L. Sharit's department and

direction. Each I letter is checkedfor tion in the basic essentials of an CSK T. A. Davis, representing Lt.
its proper form signature, enclosures Instructional plan. I Jgt Samuel B. Slfers. clothing! officer .
routing through official and assistant to disbursing
The instructional! aides phase ofNATTCTs
channels and the correct numberof officer.
training facilities involves i
copies. It is also classified according the i The new store will have enlarged
reproduction, mock-up,
to subject content, file which will
art and drafting and audio visual : stowage space be In
.. number, date serial number and winwhile
the technical and thescreen the rear of the / the
shops, library '
then each piece of mail is loggedas room. In the issue counter will be in the front
to destination! date subject con- reproductionshop facing Biscayne Street. On the
all of I
are types equipment,
tent and file number.
Enterprise Ave side of the wing
such as multigraph, silk screen,
Each day there is on the average will be a loading and receiving
photostat, etc. for printing and
,: more than 1,000 pieces of incoming platform. Additional lighting facilities .
allied work. In the mock
up shop,
1 and outgoing official mall have been installed as well
Above-Ixwely dancing chorus In "Salome.: which in cleared through this de- as Its name implies "models are ,
as a complete ventilating system.
JIohtwYvonne De Carlo, who make her debut In title role of"Salome. partment, which means a large made from the size of a TBF bomb \
to tootJt and in the -2i -
bay a making
amount of precise and exacting I
'., work. of these mock ups are used such I Navy Blunts Chief
materials as wood, metal, glass,
SI'ECIAt; EVENTS The next most important tank plastic, rubber etc. much of whichis Swarts' Travel UrgeChief
i of the office is the maintenance I -
surveyed material. The audio Henry D. Swarts of Wood.
of tfficlal
AboardTODAY files for the command.
visual shop handles the maintenance ward. Okla, always did: want tlJI
Thin i III done In
accordance with
at 1700-BASEBALL GAME between MATT AIR RAIDERS and servicing(: of all still and travel and when he joined the
AND NAS A & R (inter-ttatlon 'league/ ), At NATTC' Diamond. the Navy not filing system and covers -. motion picture equipment and the I, Navy 7 Feb., 1940 he got his wish.
and outgoing
I FRIDAY at :2000-DANCE FOR AEM CLASSES! : 25 through/ 8<) only incoming ordering training films while However Swarts admits now that
AND OTHER SCHOOL GRADUATES: In Auditorium. Air Raiders I correspondence, hut, Home the art and drafting shop does his travel urge has been dulled
M tllln.'lIlar"\
IJllhll'a manuals -
the and
planning layout of draw-
plajing.HOSTESS
/: slightly
: HOUSE open daily from 1S80 to :2100. Saturday and memoranda, ('teof irn official ings and schematics. The Swarts an ACOMT( ) attending# t

Sunday front 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relative nature which must be keptup cal library is charged with techni-I I Advanced Ordnance School, went
to date. In
all there Inexcept
and guests Sl' ).VY A1TERNOON TEA, each Sunday, beginning of are sponsibility of ordering, receivingand "out" three times, counting one
2,000 file and In a
at 1630.NATTC: I, cataloguing all technical 'jaunt to Alaska. His first over
1.l n.Uol..n daily from 0800 to 2100. normal day probably one-half of books, pamphlets and bulletins received seas tour started in September
these" file
+ GOLF. STATION COURSE dally from 0800 to 2000. Open. to and "scanning' are for pulled references.for filing' at NATTC. I II 1940 and lasted 18 months. He was

ALL personnel. Clubs a\allahle at gear locker NATTC Auditorium. The last facility, the screening ordanceman in a PRY squadron
SWIMMING! daily from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool. For NATTC Another duty of Central Filesis room, is used for the showing of I I I based in the Philippines when the

enlisted personnel. serving as a "super secretary"for training films and while up to now war started. He returned to the
BOWLING daily at Ship's Strike from 1200 to 20SO. the command. Mrs. Garrett such presentations have been con. !I. States via Australia and next put
and her staff of 8 maintain elab- fined to instructional i i
yWiorcSUND largely films In three months, September
orate "tickler systems" to remind it is planned in the future to :I through November, in Alaska,
.\Y-Trip to Silver Spring: for all NATTC personnel and officers and departments of the broaden such showings to include beautiful country but cold as the
guests. Ticket $2.88 round trip Bus leaves at 0830 from circle outside preparation and filing of certain all types of instructional and devil"

Main Gate.! Leaves Silver :Springs at 1800. :Special I rates for periodic reports. In addition, this training films as welt as the navy's I I His third journey pretty well
servicemen and women at Silver Spring. follow-up system is used to insure
combat bulletin and the army's covered: the South Pacific and last
WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY-BASEBALL: GAME; between NATTC the answering of all correspondence weekly digest films. These will ed 17 months. He went out with

AIR RAIDERS and I.\\'onT NAAs at Maj'port. which may be referred to any be shown at scheduled intervals.The I a photographic squadron trans

SKATING-4ax Roller Rink, 2929 Plum :Street. Open daily from department or division for reply. third division from an organizational erred: to CASU and wound up on

1100 to 1700, admission 22c; 1900 to 2200, S5o; Saturday 1900 to Not officially connected with point of view of this an advanced bas, servicing air

2330. 50c. Central Files which Is directly un- ,group: of training facilities, avia- craft.
RIDING ,ACADEMIES| an hour daily except Sunday. Brent- der the supervision of the commanding tion training, manual editing was ** "
wood Riding Stables, S3 iS Main Street; Elranco: Berrier Annex,"3502 officer's office, but in the only recently established. :I Fill up; Ih* G I cans <
Main Street; Hyde Park Hiding Stables, !San Juan Avenue; Magnolia same quarters and working closely

Stables, Lakeshore Boulevard. with Central Files is the mail distribution .
I Medical Officer Cited I
NATTC Section of Ju Air Newt )'I published at expense of Welfare and department.This .

Recreation Department"AEM I division is manned by enlisted __ __ ___
-- -- ----- I
sSHouse personnel and handles the
Host
Carnival"Is PartyIs collection and distribution of all

Well AttendedThe yard mail throughout the AdminIstration

Scheduled For Building and the other
Hostess House operated by offices and buildings in the center.
the Welfare for the
Department - -
Tomorrow Night I convenience of enlisted personnel and has been utilized so extensivelythat

1 NATechTraCen, Tuesday was an additional' feature will be

The second in a series of student on its way to a second year of activity started next Sunday, Lt. A. J. De-

dances at NATTC will be staged' here, providing a comfort. Julio, Welfare Officer, announced
tomorrow night in the Auditorium able rendezvous for sailors and this week, A tea will be held each

when members of Classes 25 marines and members of their fam- Sunday afternoon evening
through 39 in the AEM School m eI. when refreshments wiil be servedto

and graduating students of other An open house signalized the visitors.

schools gather at 2000. The dance, end of a year of operation of the Invited to assist as hostesses andas
with music furnished by the Hostess House and the beginningof members of a committee helping tI tIs
NATTC Air Raiders, will continueto the second 1 .
year. Throughoutthe ,: arrange the Tuesday night affair .... .w w,
2300. late afternoon and evening, officers were, in addition to Mrs. i
Approximately 100 young ladies and enlisted personnel and Lynch, Mrs. C M Jett, Mrs. O. F. C a' r.: l
from Jacksonville are scheduledto their guests visited the house, Sauter Mrs. E. W. Andrews Mrs.J. ,
attend the "AEM Carnival, ,)
where they were warmly receivedby D, Skinner Mrs. R. W. Weeks,
and all Waves, families of students 47
a of wiv s of officers and .t
will group Mrs. S. T. French, Mrs. II. II.
and students' guests
enlisted men and Mrs Norma Dee
be welcome. Each lady will be Wescott Mrs. E. A. Howell Mrs
with a and hostess.At W. T Evans, Mrs. Homer Rltche-
presented corsage
tasty refreshments have been 1800 Mrs J. B. Lynch, wife son, Mrs. F S. Dalton, Mrs. A. P.

of Captain Lynch, Commanding, Mamann Mrs. II. C Wurl. Mrs.J .

planned.Polka dots, balloon, clowns NATTC, cut the birthday cake D. Patterson, Mrs John Martin, ., icl b .... '
and other items I which was adorned at the top with Mrs. Larry Thornberg, Mrs. K. J. .m
confetti of the NATTC IM shown being
paper lone candle. Refreshments of I... Elmer K. LHtner Dispensary
a Morrow and Mrs. Jack Tobolow-
to enhance the
have been planned antl-
cookies and punch were..served during awarded' a Presidential. Unit Citation for hU service with an
Auditorium.t sky Atlantic the presentation I b. CaptainJ. !
the afternoon and evening Mill task group in the Making
has been" named to be responsible i I j' In the past 12 months the Hostess .. ,'- R. Lynch, Commanding' NATTC. At right .U Captain II. IL Wcsc -

lor various phases of the dance.. House has become so popular Butt can lot butte, (l, Seator Medical Omceppage


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3 May, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven .



Aircrewman Here Air Raider Swingsiers ,

,

Hurled Lead At t rs
y ATTCeneturs I

Many Jap BasesMaybe

0 2 ,t24 ', .
you have been around

quite a bit, but there is a quiet,
unassuming sailor who recently e ,,,
_ported aboard who has reallyeen
places and seen things. He I
is Walter K. Schaal, AEM2c, a II s
student in the AEM B School at
NATTC. I By John Rhhbourg, AEM S/o

Marvin B. Nichols, AEM 3/C,
Schaal, who comes from Niagara
Falls, N. Y., wears the Aircrew i 'the busy one" of unit 4, now

wings with three stars, the American known as phase 5, has spent most

theatre ribbon, the Asiatic- of his life trying to live down a

Pacific ribbon with one silver star I nick name. He hates it, but thereisn't
and three bronze stars, and lie
a think he can do about it.
Philippine Liberation ribbon with
three bronze stars.It j Among his circle of friends and

was in September, 1942, that I Sweet and low'down, hot and Jumpy-Its all In the groove for 1VA'1 Tc's Air Raider swlngsters, I acquaintances at home, he is
Schaal, then associated with a Mho have gained wide popularity for their renditions at Training Center dance. Chief Walter Johnson known only as "Bunny Boy." Cunning
publishing and printing company, wields the baton for the orchestra, whirl tomorrow night will give forth at the "AEM Carnival"to I isn't it? I hate myself for

joined the_navy. He.had his "boot": be held at the auditorium !| "spilling the beans", but I just

at Newport and -. had to tell you about it .
was then sent i SPI.ASHES fROm f4 TTCi
k to Norfolk 1 Fredsalls Could Hundred Degrees While on the subject of phase 5,

I There volunteers -' I here's something else Jesse Frank:

'r were requested j Form Their Own"Government" i "Cold"at Munda Brook, AEM 3/c, la cultivating

I for fly- I i zealously a handlebar moustache

> ing and Schaal WfJ.ty' Sergeant States The boys tell me that he found a
was one of theI
O little tin box of moustache wax
first to offer his i When the war is over, the Fred I MTSgt. Richard A. Parker is
services. He and just can't bring himself to
sail children of Minneapolis will back for his second visit atNATTC's
'
was assigned to I throw it away. He tried to give,
1- be in a pretty good position to setup By Mystic Towers, }'3c Marine Aviation Detachment
l4 I a_.squadron!. of. I I following an interludeof it to "Billious" J. Rankin, but Ran
vvauer ncnaai ions wnicn I a going government all their Dear Mac: 20 months at some of the hot kin refused it, politely but firmly
was in the process of formation I own. The half dozen sons and I I thought you would like to know spots in the Pacific. He said he always used another
and after several months of dutyat what has been happening around
The flavor .
daughters of Mr. and Mrs. S. Fred- ho conies from .
Norfolk the squadron was I WAVE Barracks 51 and 54 re _Y.nraln_,_n., !-.ffnt1'..-, -;... o.1 fWjlnantASchool ....._.. I Gus Krause, now in the hospital,
transferred for further training in sail are all in the government sere cently. It has been some. time here in I seems to be in the clear He

South Atlantic waters. ice, two-thirds ol the way around since you last heard. I July and Octo. pulled a liberty last week end. A.
Later they headed for San Fran. i the world, each performing a different Dorothy Waldron Riley and Barbara > L. Seaburg, AEM 2/c, also of
Cisco and finally Pearl Harbor in but important kind of work Coburn Eggers have left us tor of 1943 I phase 5, entered the hospital for
July, 1943. In October of that Not the least of this half dozenis and are now civilians. I wish them and now is a treatment, a few days ago. At
the squadron had its first both all the happiness and this
year F Lt. ( ) Ar- good Turret School writing we are unable to tell
jg
taste of combat in the raid on luck in the world. I student. Parker Q you his ailment, however, we do
the Marcus line S Fredsall, There is something about the know it isn't anything serious
"Gosh" said Schaal, "I had: waited Assistant Ship's week-end that brings forth the went overseas

for this day and when it came I II I Service Officerat wanderlust in everyone. The beach I in April, Marie Cleghorn, WAVE, formerly
could hardly realize it. Don't'', seems to be the most popular place 1913, as chief attached to the Central
think for a minute I wasn't scared j NATTC, w'hin with Silver Springs and St. Augustine In charge of unit of the ARM: S'hoolIs nowa
We made four runs on the Island, :May will] celebrate running a close second. I, I barracks MAA.'hat about
bombing and strafing everythingwe her sec being one of the unfortunate ones ; the Ordnance I that MlnnlA R.. Allan_
Department of -saga I WAVE: Is "ha ngnher" t ;;;
saw. When he left there was ond anniversaryin who had duty, was practicallyalone
not much left except a burningmass the Navy. at the barracks all Sunday. a Marine Richard Parker I painted. Saw her sitting for
but believe me on your first I What seems so Sunday night the girls start coming dive-bombing squadron. He I "Chuck" Heston, the Visual : -
combat hop you do plenty of : surprising about .Jn and we stand around and "visited" such spots as Hawaii, Aids mainstay, last Saturday .
_ ,. thinking and worrying." I the F red sail 1 Oh and Ah over their beautiful Guadalcanal, Munda, New Hebrides WIlY does Al Coleman rush to
";'': eJtt Wake Island, which Arline Fredsall clan is that tans Bouganville and others<< Jacksonville every night as soon
, I 1ivas Ursula back' before returning to the U. S. A. I as he's secured? Could It be a
tip ,iL4'agdadron bombed and each of the children is in a distinct I Mahoney came in November, 1944. blonde? Hmmmm, could be.
v';: 0" -'.tr'sfed,i'a/id flew<< coverage for type of service which would fit in from Orlando and serenaded everyone Parker came through many Jap Of course, with "Mixmaster"
, Hif?.W} "\, <,here throwing with that ', with five or six choruses of
I very nicely suggested air raids and related actions, but I Lyda, it's different. He just goes
.lonsof rttel at the Island." The "government." "Candy. Ursula, tell us mor discomfort to the When .
one he can't forget is I see sights. his family
t, 11 ... ck-ck on this raid was pret- There's Genevieve for instance, about "Candy Lamb"! i the terrific heat at ].{unda, "The was here with him, he went
'.P; ...t-i"eaYf.>) 'but all of our planes who is with the Foreign Economic "One Dozen Roses" is MaxineBickford's heat didn't bother us too much home every night as fast as be

",.iteturzsed.' After<< this raid the Administration in Cairo; then I theme song now. You. when we got used to it, but it I could. Now that they've gone, he's
'kqukdrbn Has supposed to have there's 2nd Lt. Bernice Fredsall of should have seen the dozen beautiful was pretty hot stuff", he said. seeing a lot of things he didn'tget
a brief rest, but due to the fact the U. S. Army, who is a dieticianin roses she received from a The temperature would get up to to see before. Well, maybea
that another carrier<< which w sMheduled New Guinea; there's Lt. Rob Marine on Iwo Jima Tell utt 143 When it rained, it dropped ; few beers-now and then, but
<< << to bring in an air ert Fredsall, who is attached to the more, Marine down to around 100 in the shade. not many, mind you "Didy"
group for a raid on Itabaul had EXTRA! EXTRA! FLASHI! Then everyone would about freeze Kane has copped a berth with the
been damaged, Schaal's squadron 'Pearl Navy Air Harbor Transport Russell Service Fredsall at FLASH! Jeanne Colley is willing ].and rush to put on heavy cloth I I Advanced AEM School His job in
was given the Job I ; to sell her car now-at her price ing." the same as it was with the "A"
This raid was against the Jap with a ship repair unit on the West If you are a fresh air fiend and'' Parker has a Presidential Unit School-doing visual aids. We'll
fleet and the squadron is credited I Coast; and Roger Fredsall, AS, like lots of exercise, Colley' jal Citation and wears three battle miss him.
with one Jap cruiser. During this I USNR, who is at the University lopy is the one for you. I stars on his Asiatic-Pacific Rib- I We were indeed sorry to see Lt.
attack the Japs used phosphorus I of Minnesota studying dentistry I The girls in the personnel wing bon Comdr. L H, Goebel, assistant to
bombs for the first time. It was under the V-12 program. of Barracks 51 are contemplating -- _- I the Officer.in-Charge of the AEM!
on the return from this raid that I I I Lt. Arline Fredsall specialized : buying a bloodhound. They're still He: Since I met you I can't eat, School, ship out. He was detached
seven of the fighter planes affording :i in physical training before entering trying to find out who fixed all the I can't sleep, I can't drink. I April 30th. Our loss is Admiral
fighter protection to the | the service, having done supervisory beds with cracker crumbs and She: Why not? Nimitz gain C'est la guerre,
squadron got lost and on the way work in the elementary short sheets. He: I'm broke.In c'est la guerre.
back four "Zekes" came in for a] grade level in Wisconsin and New It's a shame the daisies in frontof I -
run on the TBFS and there was Jersey, and it's a pretty safe bet Barracks 54 won't talk, or I an English hospital: They, tell me that Ray Gaiter
only one of our fighters to take I j that at war's end she will be back would have more news for you. ''Ullo Alf!" presses" his fcklvvy shirts andshorts
now, and turns his liberty

i in that field of "
important
them on. He diverted the Jap very So long. "Ullo Bill
I card over to the little wife
planes away from the TBFS and education. ---a.'hates'the ?+- "Come in to die ?" every night when he gets home.
managed to get one of them before That's what she is planning now, "\\ best way to teacha "Naw, yesterdie." That's all right Ray, and don't
they got him anyway. WAVE to swim?" let them kid you about it. After
"That's what I call real navy -| -t jL- "First, you put your arm around Satan: What are you laughing all, it's jour wife you want to
stuff," said Schaal. Sailor: That surely is a thin her waist, take her right hand in at ? please and not that bunch of
Two weeks later they hit Tarawa dress. I can see your pink undies. yours Junior Devil: I just locked a roughnecks in section 1. So let
bombing it for three days. Gal]: Wrong again, that's my I "But this girl's my sister." I' woman in a room with a thousand 'em rave. Look at D. R, WorthIngton .
While on one of the missions the sunburn, "Hell, push her off the dock" I hats and no mirror. he spends all of hilt
carrier was torpedoed. Schaal'ssquadron ftnarn time WAfclilna his f>I O in August of last year Exit: One More Swastika or at least he clalms-theY-'re'all
bombed and strafed Palauor his clothes But he's a married
days on end." After this came ',. man and may be doing a partof
Mindanao in the Philippines and his wife's wash at the same

then the Jap fleet at Panay. In ',j. : time.
this raid the squadron was credited "H .
with a cruiser and a destroyerand j \ The Mark 23 phase of the AFC

according to Schaal, this was School, has been augmented by
his "toughest run to then." Next __ the addition of a new instructor,
I
was Luzon and then Manila Bay R C. Derbln, AFC 3/c, Also
this past January, "which was e ; the school has a new WAVE, B. M.

really a field day." Simpson, SKV 2/c, who replaces
According to Schaal, the whole I CSKV Benjamin Incidentally,
wonder what Benny is doing with
bay'was filled with Jap ships and
himself while WAVE Cottrell is
"everybody and his
"grandmother I s on leave The boys over in that
must have had
a gun. "The ack-
barracks are doing a lot of wondering
ack was plenty hot." Schaal's about p H. Rider, AFC 2He's / .
next mission was the China Sea '
wearing that well known
While there the squadron made a dazed look and is gone every night
raid on Hong Kong and it was i a and week-end. His nights are spentin
during this raid that the Saps are Jax and the week-ends take
supposed to have used for the first i him to St. Augustine What' ..._
time many colored tracers cooking son?
"There was so much color In -

O the sky," bald Schaal "that It I I Roy WeatherlY: former Cleveland .
looked<< like a rainbow up there." ,
and Yankee outfielder, has
On the out of the China
way Sea
been named of the
they made a couple of nuisance L1 Parachute School player-coach Troopers teamat
raids on the Philippines "just for .
8- Fort Benning, Ga. The players
good measure. Schaal returned .. -
--" '" T 11 .J unanimously chose him for the
to the States last month Above in one more swastika which will never fly again above a public building in Nazldom'It's honor.

the possession of O. W. Robertson, MAMSc second from right), who recently received it from his
CPO: I gave my girl a wonderful brother, Sgt. Joseph I. Robertson, who Is "with one of those armies" east of the Rhine. Sgt. Robertsontook Deb: "I wear this gown only la
present last night. It from a public building while moving up towards Berlin. Left to right In the picture: B. II. teas."
S2c: I gave mine a wonderful Stroder, Sic (standing); G E. Slk, S2c1r&IDla Miller, MAMSc; Robertson, and J. II. Lynch, Sic: "When?"
past.> MAMlc. Deb "Not when whom!"

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Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 3 May 1945



I i TL From TD"It I Station League Diamond Vet l \Womach DetachedAs



nl Nt5 M"f I I And Outside Tilts Ringmen Gird



On' Raider MenuNATTC's 9 A Ad For Marine] Clash


An Raiders open their | ___ __ .__ _ ___ _n_

T\ ( pi Ilirh Johnston, Jr. home schedule in the newly formed I 1.1. Roy Ylomadi iMHLlng
all-station league today when they coach who Is to he tletadiecl I ItA"
IU. i i 11"1 t I IIIlIg ajo about a hen I go against the A and R nine of Saturday, stated yesterday, ; ),
who
I(' hl.ill >ut "n the \\est Coast I Mainside The tilt will start at I RTUTC I he will use five days of leave

went AttOl. t fur several days, 1700 at the NATTC diamond, time In order to he! In the

dolled up in 'lIl11en'l wearing apparel I The game will be the third of | I I NATTC1 corner in the match I

tjooooo, our eyebrows went the week for the Raiders They II | with Cherry Point here 10 May.
Sky-high when we came upon Cpl. I 1- ________ ___._
were slated to meet the Marine :
Burke Bks 59 cautiously I week from .
Charlie in tilt Exactly one tonight.the
Fighters In their first loop at
ivate style show I hundreds of fans here
harrying on a 1'1 Mainside Tuesday and the Welch boxing
cunningly retching I .will what to be one
with several Hospital team of Daytona Beach i see promises
creations he had just purchasedat here yesterday } t of the best matches in the historyof

one of the more exclusive dress '\\ a..."ith pardonable pride NATTC has two clubs in the sta- the Center when the ruggedleatherslinging
Charlie hastily I leathernecks from
:
explained he had selected them for I that I read jour letter telling us tion circuit, the regular NATTC |I Cherry Point make a belated appearance
Raiders and an ).1. A D team.
his girl back home Said he'd presented we were the No. 1 band at ;jour Loop engagements' are slated on in a return clash againstthe
with station. The we were lingsters of
hard-hitting
the little lady every company Tuesdays and Thursdays In addition -
conceivable type of costume jew- in was fast and we hope to continue to league contest, the Raid NATTC

elry and figured i it was about time to stay In the same slot. ers have a number of tilts with For the local fighters it will be

to do something different. Pay-off Please give mj thanks' to themen outside service clubs. They will an opportunity to achieve sweet

U that instead of making a "big at jour station, and 1 hope{ I' entertain the Marine Barracks I i revenge and regain their high pres-

thing' of it, our boy, Burke, actually that some time: In the near lit1 I' league outfit here next Tuesday' tige which was jolted in the recent

double-parked in front of 1 ture we can get down jour way at 1700, and on Wednesday will loss at the Marine base The show

the store while making his purchases to say" hello and thanks in l*'rI I hop over to Mayport for a 1500 will be held outdoors starting at

Suave ainthe7 I I son These quotes and tune I game with the Navy nine there 2000!
received from "that
Cpl Alfio Sapienza gave out picture were I Bobbles sent the Raiders The horsefly in the ointment afar *
i sentimental gentleman l of
with the latest dope on the dough- down to defeat in the only game as NATTC Is concerned is the
heads up at Camp Lejeune, N C, : swing, one Mr. Thomas Dorsrj they played last week. The W jlY doubtful status of Lt. Roy Won.

in a letter of last Monday The I after lie was informed that his Terminal Railroad team of Jacksonville | r! t ach under whose guiding wing th
orchestra wa'l'otl'd tops In a recent
'Sappo" Powers and Sinclair are I popped out to the Outer local team achieved nation-wide
at XA11C
standing by in Casual Co., mustering spot poll last 1'ridaj' and went home prominence in the last two seasons:
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every two hours, and an- u with aI to 3 decision, though: Womach, administrate assistant

ticipating combat training any MillerWhitsonCop they did not score a single I jo. d0 Ro ,, to Physical Training Officer Lt.
I earned run. Rex Enright and who also Is in

An error by Shortstop Johnny charge of boxing, has received orders
Doubles TitleIn I Killough: with two down and a man Lt. Midge-Makeever., new, -arrival I sending him to Chapel Hill

an I Ion third gave the Railroaders the at the Physical Training Pre-Flight. It was not known at

I the officers tennis doubles deciding tally In the first of the Depirtment: will manage theN press time whether or not the pop-

finals played last Monda '. Lt I eighth inning. At the plate however :' .MIClr Raider nine ular lieutenant will still be on deck

Wesley Miller of the AEM School Killough led the locals with next Thurfedav

and Lt. Joe Whitson of the Welfare two for four.NATTC's ,i Womadi not only supervised

and Recreation Department big inning was the : Midge Makeever, the training; of the lighters; but
defeated Lt. Com d r. Randall third when Outfielder Woody Wod- I I with the approval of the I'hjsl-

Weeks public relations officer, and ,, dail came through with a ground Newcomer Will cal Training Officer he also
Lt. Roy Womach of the Physical single between third and short to scheduled\ all :'11.\T1T opitoiitMits{

Training Department 6-1 and 6-4 I I drive in First Baseman Dan Fera- and got together with official(

The day was not a good one foi zan, who had walked and Outfielder Manage Raiders of the other dubs to pair off the

tennis, It was windy and frequently : Clarence Hembrook, who had I II I I respective gladiators. The Importurue -
the high winds threw the players I I singled. The Raiders' other tally I Lt Merle Midge ) Makeever, of this latter task N

off their game. Innumerable :: was registered in the first on a who combined 19 years of high evident, ofttinies I meaning the'!
single by Third Sacker Gus school coaching with 10 years of
shots were "just out" with the different between victory and
consequence that while the sets I I Letchas a walk, a sacrifice and pro baseball, last week joined the defeat and seldom. were the !local -
I an infield out NATTC Physical Training Depart- ringmen overmatched.
were quickly played 12 minutesfor ment, coming here from NAS. Ot-
the first set and 20 for the sec- I AI Walker opened on the I The fact that Womach is leaving

ond, the brand of tennis was dis- mound for the Raiders and tumwa, Iowa.Makeever may be an added spur,,for; the :j'
Bob Guinther and Velez hurled good ball until he weakened will be in charge of waoCto-wln .
day: Tony tinctly on the cautious side NATTC mitters, who ; -
their in the seventh. He gave baseball and will manage the Air I
are already taking training, Miller the last one for 'Mr. Wo"fvTtw
was undoubtedly the out-
aril Leigh Baker is a cook at- !six hits and did not allow an Raiders nine which recently openedits 'a' I
of the match was originally slated tot JO, -
standing performer day. .
earned run, though three markers I season. He boasts an outstand- =
tached to Ship's All a.
Company
His serving was fast and accurate I April, but Cherry PointHorced ?
the above-mentioned Lejeune lad- and his play at the net accountedfor were counted against him ing record as diamond coach He postponement to 10 May. '.. t- It::
Paul Janik relieved Walker with led the Ottumwa Navy team to 17 .
dies send their best to the :. '
many points. For the losers two out In the seventh and had victories in 22 games last year and All of the boxers who fOught''la 'f.
boyj Weeks' serve was responsible for the first match are ready for .action
the situation well In control un- in the six-year period before that oJ,.v.
What with all the false alarms the only game won in the first set vlctiml/ed by the gamelosing his Davenport High School nine and the team is further bol

And unconfirmed rumors flying and two of the four games in the error. Janik gave only one won the Iowa state championshipthree stered by the return of Eddie Bar-
around these days we hesitateto second set. Whitson shone in his lIatet)'. II III times. nett, classy lightweight Barnett,
stick! our cripey neck out back court playing retrieving I who boasts an outstanding record
Charlie Kane relieved Lonnie I
very far. Hut we've l been hearing many difficult shots but Womach, I Worsham in the sixth for the Terminal The wiry baseball little lieutenant career in startedhis 1920 here, missed the first clash be-

a lot lately about a contestto however, had an "off day" playing and was the winning pro Valley cause of a gash over his eye.
with Moline in the Mississippi
-
choose the best-looking' gj- below his usual brand of tennis, i He pitched two-hit, runless tWirler'j where he in the There is one newcomer to the
rene in the I.\.n.. (In the interest which had carried him to the semi four innings. The locals I League played team who also is expected to don
third.
second
infield at either or
of fair-plaj and in order finals in the officers singles the gloves. He is Welterweight
Worsham's slants more to their
lie then went to Tracy Minn., in
I that everyone might have a matches. Johnny Kilday, formerly stationedat
liking getting to him for four the South Dakota State League;
fighting:; chance, we've decided With the winning of this match safeties and all of their runs Grand Rapids in the Michigan NATTC and now back again

not to enter.) The competition'snarroilng Whitson and Miller will meet Chief I All told, the Raiders got six hits State League and back to Moline, after a tour of Pacific duty. Kil-

down rapidly, how- Jack Siveter and SPAlc Bud Len- and the Railroaders seven. NATTC which had changed to the Three- day was a tournament winner her
evcr. with a well-built, brunette ham I back in '42, and was
for the doubles championshipof was charged with a quartet of Eye League Makeever wound up a runner-up
bun vivant, whose business! isbutchering NATTC. in a tourney held in the South
miscues, twice as as its
running well out in many opponent in the Class B Western League Pacific.
The singles championship will with the Topeka club in 1929, He
'the lead lie doesn't think he'shandsome The addition of
be decided between the winner of The Raiders were carded to meet had his best year at tile plate this Kilday offseUthe :
: hut what's! his opinionItl'ain..t loss of Red Beard, middle-
the Womach-Miller match and the Waycross Army nine last week season, swatting 384
thousands of others.? Lenham-Radel match, each being there but the clash was rained out. weight, whose brief stay here ended .
Makeever had break
one tough
with his recent at
---- -- graduation
semi-finals. I I right in the middle of his diamond -
lake pride in the of ; ; AFC School
appears? -- --- P. r1 DeptTOiitin dur-
career. One morning n___ ___ -
your( station. Butte are not good fertiliser. '
I
the of 25 the New -
ing season I
A large crowd
including wives Jim Wakefield; younger brother
and kiddies, plenty of beer and York Yankees! signed an option
of Dick, the former Detroit out-
Bulkhead on his contract, That Very afternoon -
soft drinks, an abundance of good fielder, now in the Navy, wa
chow and barrels of Makeever was severelyspiked
conversation into sworn into the same branch of the
I"i all were present at the Physical hj a riinntr sliding
second. That night the Yankeescancelled service last week. Jim, who

Training Department outing last the option. reached his eighteenth year, April .....
'r- Thursday under the NATTC pine- 21, has been attending the University .
shaded The reason the Yanks were interested
r picnic area.
of Illinois, where he is tin
Virtually all members of the department in Makeever is revealed second-string catchei. Two other
were present. Honored in the figures he compiled that sea.
brothers are in the service-Bob.
guests were Comdr. and Mrs. son. Playing in 110 games, he who was on Iwo Jima with the
Charles Jett and Lt. Comdr and had 116 bases on balls swiped 86
Marines, and Jack, a captain of
Mrs Robert Blythe, bases, batted 301:: righthanded and
Infantry stationed at a Texas
Much of the conversation at the .299 lefthanded, and had an excel-

gathering concerned a Softball bat- lent fielding mark camp.
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tie waged earlier that afternoon Makeever was a track man and
i between the Yanks and Rebels in captained the football and basket- Pick up all trash and put m

the P. T. Department At last reports ball teams when attending high G I"_can. ,
i -- -- ----- -
I =---- ) the Yanks were victoriousby school at Davenport. He played

w 3 to 1. In a return engage- frosh football at the University of

N1h ) F < \ ment last Saturday, the Yanks repeated Illinois and then shifted to Coe

their triumph, the score be- College at Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
I .
ing in the vicinity\ of 14 to 5, where he played baseball, basket- ,

(ii -- ball and football lie was captainof

Jack Knott, former major league the grid team in 1924

pitcher, who won a battlefield commission He coached all spoils at East

as a second lieutenant last Waterloo High School in Iowa

January, has been advanced in from 1921 to 1930: and then went

rank again and now is a first lieutenant I back Davenport: high, where he r"l

with the Army in Germany.I coached all sports! for 1:1: consecu-

Knott, who pitched for the Browns the years.

White Sox and Athletics, received The lieutenant is not the only

his gold bars in Belgium, January I Makeever in service His son,

8. and was wounded two days later, I Don, a second lieutenant, is an I
He has the distinction of being Army Air Force bombardier stationed '

the first major leaguer to achieve at Carlsbad, New Mexico

commissioned rank in combat In lilt: youngest son, Runs who only ,

this war recently became 17, has. Joined the I ,

t-v Marine Corps His daughter, Carol,

It' Famous last words: If vou'H just 19, is planning! to join the WAVESthis i

button your lip, sir I'll expl&ln ,summer lilt wife and young- t

'Gosh,-r sure VMIZ silly 100 k'as a baby" why I didn't salute you when you est daughter, Gwen ll, are residing bee yov hail y>"ir etr

,wi'teay of Th Blu"h.1- p'ssse'l! in L):iVcn port .werl'd."