Jax air news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028307/00259
 Material Information
Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 14, 1946
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
oclc - 33313438
notis - ADA7401
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System ID: UF00028307:00259

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PART OF THE HUGE two million pound stock-pile of aluminum i J :"
ingots, of which 400,000 pounds has just been sold, is shown hereIn
the Supply Department's Salvage Yard behind the melting furnace. "
Announcement of the first sale at six and one-quarter cents per 3 I l'I '
pound, was made this week.
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First Aluminum Ingots ; :;i

Sold By NAS Salvagers t :
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The NAS aluminum salvage furnace, begun last July, reachedthe
payoffstage last week, when the first 400,000 pounds of ingots x
were sold to an Atlanta dealer. And the results showed a definite
dollars and cents saving to the American taxpayers over the old,
inefficient method of selling whole plane airframes to the junk dealers.
Instead of the unprofitable one and a quarter cents a pound which
the Navy received for the bulk
aluminum scraps it sold before the ingots has been offered for sale
furnace was Installed, the price for already, and will be disposed of to
the Ingots is six: or more cents a the highest bidder on 15 April.

pound. This first 200 ton lot The furnace, having a 10,000
brought six and one-quarter centsa pound capacity, will handle a totalof
pound. 30,000 pounds of ingot aluminuma aSCE
Lt. (jg) Robert C. Brigleb the day. The product ia not pure, ti
station's conservation and salvage but is suitable for making such
officer, said this week that this items as window frames, linoleum
price will cover all costs of pro- stripping and ornamental fixtures.

duction, and still leave a margin Three other furnaces are being -_...,......-.-- ----',,-
of profit to the government- operated currently by the Navy : tS LIKE TillS WILL BE a common sight around NAS now, and no one will tap your a
something the old program never They are located at Alameda, shoulder and tell you politely but firmly that you're on report You can take pictures on the base, with '
did. Calif., San Diego, Calif., and certain limitations, providing you submit the negatives and prints to the Censoring Officer Here Ray- I
Another _2._9if!vv'vvv 000 pound lot nf Miami.. _Fla.__. I mond J. Kinniry, Sic, and Dorrit Lehr Ylc, of the Intelligence Office show what it will be like when the

Aviation ABC'sFirst shutterbugs start snapping

Class CompletesNew New Inspection Comeros Click Agoin

Air Training SchoolThe Schedule Is As NAS Ban Is Lifted

first class in the newest training school in naval aviation EstablishedSpecial i
Aviation Fundamentals graduated at the NATTC Auditoriumhere
last Friday morning. New Regulations Still Restrict
Completing the 12-week course with excellent records were 97 Foul Weather
men who will now attend the more Intensive "A" schools for trainingin Picture Taking on Station
a specific aviation rate. Program Set Up By
Graduates were congratulated on MemorandumA The ban against the possession of cameras by naval per
their fine showing by Captain equipment and what makes it Station sonnel aboard the air station was modified last week to permit I

Ford N. Taylor, Commanding Officer work. the complete revision of the the snapping: of pictures which would not endanger the I
During the 12-week period,
of the Naval Air Technical
and conduct of Satur- security of the base.
Center who declared that students receive lectures in eachof scheduling
Training they had set a stiff, pace for othersto the 10 aviation ratings, and are day morning Captain's Inspectionof This long-awaited break for the shutterbugs came in the i

follow. given an opportunity to learn by personnel was announced last form of a Station Order signed by Captain_ Anthony_ R. Brady..
Established to handling all equipment. If a stu- co" din-g--Orficer. which-out. w
provide prospective week in Station Memorandum No
aviation personnel direct from dent has the qualifications, he is lined certain specific limitations to in flight. '
recruit training with the necessary permitted to choose the "A" 1146. the new relaxed policy.No All negatives and prints of pictures !
school he would like to attend. The changes, which amount to snapped on the station mustbe
additional to
background compre- be taken, the
Seventy cent of this class received pictures can submitted to the photographic
per whole
hend the different schools offeredin a'major overhaul of the order pointed out, of subjects
their first choice.Organlze.d officer for either releaseor
aviation ratings, and a general personnel inspection picture, include known to be secret, confidential confiscation The Officer in
knowledge of duties common to all In NovemberThe the elimination of existing or restricted. On the "must not
Charge of the Photo Lab has been
rates, the Aviation Fundamentals staff for the school was organized groups and the setting up of three photograph" list are gunnery and officer
designated as censoring ,
School promises to be the ideal in November, 1945: under new ones. Group I embraces the bombing equipment and methodsof and doubtful cases will be referredby
link between 'boot camp" and the direction of Comdr. R. F. Aviation Training department: including training, including the gunnery him to the Superintendent of
Class A training schools. Blythe Superintendent of Train- all Aviation Training Unitson range; catapults, and catapult Aviation Training. Final on
Entirely New ing, from a group of officers and board. In Group II are the launching and securing devices, I say
all questionable cases will be made
This type training is entirelynew petty officers who were experts in Executive Department, Public radio equipment; magazine area, by the Commanding Officer the
in the Navy's educational system their particular fields of naval Works, Supply, Ordnance and Gun and pictures taken from aircraft order stated. ,
and the philosophy behind it aviation. They will soon be turn- nery Medical, Yard Department, 1
was born of of experience. Personnel Personnel In lowering the bars to personal .
years ing out a graduating class of 200 Communications,
. It answers the need of the peace- students each week. Relations, and the Marine Little Theater To cameras it was emphasized that ''
time program for turning out All students who have proved Detachment. Group III is composed Give "Private Lives"On photographs are one of the most
trained men who know their Continued .on Page Six of Assembly and Repair, important sources of informationfor
-- - : agents of foreign powers, and
Inspection Department, Physical Friday and Saturday nights,
that all hands must exercise the
Training 15 and 16 March, the Little
utmost caution and descretion in
k ti ftl' lit ..1 .1. lQtt tit >rt i Each group, the memo states, Theater group of Jacksonville will taking photographs. Violation of
-'-- aUII will normally be inspected once a present a special showing of Noel
:I1JIIISba tit ill I' f1tm.. "e.1 ti month. All inspections will be Coward's play "Private Lives." tion any provision will be treated of this as new a regula-serious

I held at 0900 Saturdays on the The performance will start at 8:30P. : i offense.
z.is Athletic and Playground Area at M and tickets for service personnel -
Previously, all cameras owned
the intersection of Yorktown Ave may be obtained at half- I .
by Navy personnel were taken
nue and Mustin Road. Groupswill price at the box office of the Little by the Marine Guard up
rotate in standing inspection, Theater.. I Continued upon passing
on Page
and notification will be given

the through preceding the Plan Thursday.of the Day on Glen Gray Comes To NAS ;i

Rainy Weather ScheduleIf I

inspection is cancelled by the March
preceding Friday afternoon because On 22 and 23- ,i

of bad weather departmentheads
of activities scheduled for Glen Gray and the Casa Loma '-i
Inspection will arrange for an Indoor Orchestra are coming to NAS 5

muster of their personnel at Announcement of the engage
y 0900 Saturday. A training period ment by the Welfare Department
will be held for at least two hours :yesterday provides the big- ]
for all hands, officer and enlisted, Th,4'eI gest bit of news for swing and ".*
I on military conduct and courtesy, sweet music fans here in many 1
Y deportment of personnel ashore months. Bringing this famous com-
proper wearing of the naval uniform bination to Jacksonville is a real
salutes, and other pertinent ( triumph for Welfare and is boundto

matters. score a smash hit with all
When unpredicted inclement hands.
weather cancellation of Inspection
causes Mainsiders can mark their cal-
at the time of falling in endars for 22 and 23 March. There
on Saturday morning, the Group will be a Crew's Dance at Main-
Commander or Senior Officer side Auditorium
at 2030 on 22
Present will direct that indoor March, and matinee shows at 1400 Jon
FRIDAY WAS A BIO DAY in the lives of D7 sailors here. It musters be held instead. I '4. : both the 22nd and the 23rd. ")

was graduation day for the first class of the Aviation Fundamental Named as Group CommandersIn The band will play for a danceat I
School at NATTC and one look at the broad grins and smiles on the the memo were Comdr. Ralph L. NAGS, Yellow Water on the 1
faces of the students pictured here provide convincing argument that Shlfley, Group I; Lt. Col. Alex- evening of the 21st and for a
they're happy about the whole thing. The school, newest thing; in, ander A. Vandegrift Jr., Group Spring Dance at the !
naval aviation will turn out 200 men a week when operating at peak II; and Comdr. Ernest A. Rust Club here on the evening Officers'I
capacity. (Additional picture in NATTC section.) Group III ..:. Continued on I


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Two JAX AIR NEWS 14 March,

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. IN EMERGENCIES-RED CROSS Aircrew TrainingWill ol-J J/a'v JJartl j
.. bra I i ca i.! ,

Include .Atolli Sejuiraison 500 7

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A. Only USN's Now

< "Calling any and all USN aviation IJnen'rc Homeward (Donna !J
radiomen!" is the summons
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going to aircrew-men pools at i By Carol Balllngall, fpi.zcLes ( ) graduating, until 6 March .. S
/ Miami, Mayport Cecil Field and Francais are returning home '=
: ::4 NAS Jacksonville since 2 March. (for discharge no less) with the Commander In Weymouth had VSB pointedout train- 1,
that no way 1
; From these pools, VSB here at Jan ending this month, of the Lend standards been lowered or the

'\ hopes to man the rear seats of Lt Lease program which permitted syllabus ing changed for the benefit oX,

SB2C divebombers, and thereby French Naval aviators throughoutthe French students. Even so the

\ r continue to graduate from opera.tional war to study in all phases of serious the effort and cooperation of
its United States Navy flight program -
training customary pilot the their
the French caused average \
i> fA win their Navy
and radioman-gunner teams. and to
: to stack well beside the
On 2 March the aircrew program Wings. .
'. grade for American etu.
1 for naval reservists came toa The ending of this program ,average
dents in the same syllabus.
halt with the order for transfer caught both French pilots and
of all reserve aircrew-men to basesin gunners in the midst of operational During their stay In the United

their home naval district for training with the dive bomber States French pilots qualified in

general duty until their points fan squadron here. These men checkedoff : FBY's at Jacksonville PV at

due. This order applied to all but the station 6 March Jubilant Lake City and Beaufort and in

30 of VSB's approximately 200 about the few days they will have SBD's and SB2C's at Cecil FUld.

radio-gunners. In New York where, on 17 March Since many of the Francais were
ONE OF THE MANY services of the ARC is that of providing ,
loans to meet emergencies. Here C, B. Housend. MoM2c (left), Aircrew authorities have expected a banana boat will provide them well under the average Americanpilot's
who works at the NAS boathouse, demonstrates the procedure in this order for several weeks transportation back to France. I height in the big ships

securing a loan. Herbert A, Thyng deputy field director of Red: because of the difficulty the Navy "Duiing the period of time the especially they would disappear reach t
from sight when trying' to
Cross, looks on. has experienced in manning its Free French students were with
aircraft carriers with crews which us they made an excellent show- the udder pedals.At j

Red Cross the discharge system wouldn't immediately ing for their Navy," VSB's skipper the beginning of the war .. j

deplete. Commander Ralph Weymouth most of the flight students were j

VSB pilots add a personal call commented. He cited one example, natives of metropolitan France I

Need Emergency Leave? to the official one for aircrewmen Aspirant (Ensign) L. W. Mar- having succeeded in escaping from I i

According to them "It's lonely rnier, who held the squadron's that country when it was overrun ,

without a dependable man in the dive-bombing record for student I by the Germans in 1940. The last l

ARC Gives Quick HelpOne back seat, particularly to score pilots for a time with a 35 foot I two years however they were ;
bomb hits during dive-bombing average for four drops made on largely from North Africa. At all. i

hops, and to call out altimiter 3 October 1045. Aspirant Mar- I periods the majority of them came \
of the highly efficient but little publicized servicesof in dh' unfamiliarwith i
readings es. mier continued on duty as a Landing to this country quite
the American Red Cross is its assistance to service "
person -- Signal Officer with VSB after the English language
who need leaves -- - ----- i
nel emergency or furloughs.The .

Red Cross Office maintained at NAS, Jax, goes into Glen GrayContinued Total Regular Navy .7tr

immediate action when a person finds he is urgently neededby Signees Now 163,204The [ i

members of his family. In many cases the man receivesa from Page One r

a from home requesting his 23rd. weekly report on regular
immediate presence there. with him to his base to care for First of Suingtiter* navy enlisted strength, issued last

He takes it first to his division the babies, and immediate expenses The famous Casa Loma outfit week by the Secretary of the i

officer and then to the Personnel involved in their care. Since he first of the leading swing bands to Navy shows that as of February I

Office, Leave Section. They contact climb to fame, is noted for its terrific 27th 1946, a total of 163,204 men I Loin A. Lever, Ylc
of moderate means receivingthe
was had chosen to minimumof
spend a
the Red Cross Director: who change of pace from romantic A of the meeting calledi
despatches a wire to the man's base pay of $50, the Director ballads to wild bounce tunes. They two more years in Uncle Sam's i by Lt. Cdr. Tribble and Lt Upnon

home town giving name, rate approved an outright grant of were the first swing band on/the Navy. | the end of last week is given herewith -
service number, member of family money to cover the majority of air for a cigarette sponsor backIn This number was compiled from for the benefit of all those

who is ill and any other pertinentdata. his expenses. 1933 and early-day hepcats and regular navy first enlistments, I who didn't quite make the meeting

Not all the work of the local bobby soxers would wait patiently transfers: to the regular navy from i (this applies to quite a few they

The message is relayed from the office is centered at Mainside. for their "killer-diller" closing reserves and inductees, and reen- tell me).

home town Western Union to the There Is an office maintained at number. They were playing swing listments and extensions occuring I held
local chapter headquarters immediately NATTC for the assistance of their before the word was known. since the surrender of Japan. A discussion was CCJICf'fnIng in the-

so that no delay is experienced personnel; and two workers are on But Casa Loma made just as biga From February 21st to February27th possible changes
but to date
after its receipt.At duty at the Separation Center for name for itself in the realm of of this year, there were 5,341> I Club nothing
decided It
the other end of the line the the purpose of aiding veterans in sweet music. Their rendition of I first enlistments in the regular definite has been upon.
local chapter goes into action con completing Form 526. It is their ""Smoke Rings" sent the song soar- I navy 966 transfers from reserves I is the opinion of a good many

tacts all interested parties and sole duty, to assist in answering Ing in popularity and Kenny Ser and inductees and 507 regular the gals that the possibility of
wires back the information they questions about illnesses and injuries geant's "For You" sent the gals navy reenlistments and extensions.The leaving the Snack Bar open longerin
in service ..Sinatra style. Then there the evening is a swell idea and]
have compiled. In some instances received while ja-ga- j Navy wants and needs its
telegrams have been sent from thus insuring the man complete was "Talk of the Town" and nov trained men, and urges enlisted I the difficulty of finding girls for

Jax to such distant points as Los protection should he, in ten ;years, elties like "The Music Goes Round I personnel to consider the opportunities duty and to work could probablybe
I wantedthe
Angeles Calif., or Tacoma, Wash., find it necessary to apply for medical and Round" with Pee Wee Hunt. I the regular navy has to offer overcome if they really

and replies received in less than treatment at a veteran's hospital The years have not diminished both them and their families. bar kept open.

SO minutes. or for a veteran's pension. the popularity of this great band, -_. .- .- Duty in the club is simple. to

The Jax Red Cross then givesits Under the able direction of Allen and while others have risen onlyto stand -- you keep the place

verification of the facts to the G. Scarbrough Field Director fall back into obscurity again, straightened up observe uniform
and the Casa Loma orchestra CommercialBulletin close the windows and
Personnel Office, and it is up to the office at Mainside functions at Glen Gray regulations
continue to pack them in. lock the doors before leaving
the discretion of the officer in top speed. Assisting him are
Recently they played a six-week There are some girls aboard the
charge to grant or refuse leave. Herbert A. Thyng, Deputy Field '
engagement at the famed Holly station who wouldn't mind spending -
The Red Cross acts as a fact Director; Paul T. Seville Assistant
wood Paladium and made two motion BillrtUs will l>* irrrpttd .nt41 .p.ee t"'o.or three hours a night dial .
finding and has
agency only no Field Director; Hyman Hertzman
it tilled
power to approve or disapprove Assistant Field Director; Caroline ; pictures- -"Jam Session" for I },st. 12<<' I penslng sodas sundaes, what have
Columbia, and "Smoke Rings" for l It isn't too hard work and
leaves. In cases of extreme Reynolds Assistant Field Di KH hALK' you. :
when Universal. 1 civilian piece full, die 38-40, long, the cash you receiKe.for same will
direct wire Office is in
emergency even a rector. The NATTC
Bob- blue-giay excellent
would be too slow Assistant Augmented by Trumpeter ; i buy a pair of hose (when you can
persontoperson charge of Charles Adams Ti.pl, 1140A Randolph, NAS.
winner in to.hief
Hackett, first-place them that is ,
telephone calls: are made to Field Director; while Julia by get ) .
Poll for the
help speed up the verification.A Weaver and Norma Jones, Staff the annual Down Beat Mann t ffir.r' overcoat, 21 o*. beaver Any Volunteer t
put three years, the band is hotter practically new, very reasonable, andgreen
priority rating is held by the Aides are attached to the Separation than ever. "Fats" Daniels, Ron : : uniform, practically new, ales I I3b. How about some volunteers for
Red Cross on telegrams and telephone Center. and Betty George handle I II J. G. Kennedy, Jr., Tel. 5-8238-M. the jobs---contact Lt. Hill or Lou
nie Dayton
calls if they need to exercise I vocals. Officer' blue uniform, size 37 regular. Warring in the Welfare Office If
this privilege. If a man the I I $20. Lt. iAerton. Ext. 423. you are interested It may be the

should be "caught short" at the LT. COMDR. SURATT I '39 Chevrolet, 2-door sedan Downing, turning point in deciding whether,
Fire Station No. 2.
time he is granted an emergency to stretch the hours of the club,,
leave the office CamerasContinued 3 rooms of furniture, Including: hollywood
may provide a DIAMOND bed, chest of drawers, bedroom Another point discussed was the
loan-enough to cover round trip chair, kitchen curtains, miscellaneous closing of barracks Those of us .

transportation by railroad, bus or I from Page One kitchen equipment, llvlngroom couch, who have signed to stay until 1''

plane to any part of the country, PLAYERSEPARATED through the gate and turned over end rugs,table portable, coffee radio.table Sold lamps as, throw complete 'I September have been on pins and)

plus expenses for subsistence en Office. unit, $175. 3413A Allison St., needles wondering if we were go-
Station Intelligence
route.A Lt. Comdr. E. C Suratt. assistant to the could claim their cameras Dewey Park. ''ing to have to lug suitcases frond

wise tip for all service personnel yard officer at Jax NAS, and Owners them off the sta Dinette table, 2 benches light wood, I one barracks to another, but the
is the fact that when a baseball coach for the Jax Flier only If they kept leather seats. $20, also electric' heater latest word on that situation is
tion. Under the new regulation all $,1; electric tan $3. Tel. 2-7313.
member of one's family deems it baseball squad in 1941, was separated cameras must be registered with 1 :3-plece bedroom suite. 1223B Han- that as of 1 April Barracks 714
necessary to request his presenceat from the Navy last Tuesday Yard Officer bringing cock St., NAS. will be the first to fold up and
home they should also contact after serving here for five years.A the Owners upon will be Furniture for a whole house, including steal away in the night. There
the local chapter at same time. them aboard. provided all the Incidentals needed.' Will| not
Thus the verification baseball lover, Mr. Suratt was with a card authorizing themto break up sets. All for $190 1332B 1 are no present plans underway for
will be in pitcher for the Atlantic Fleet the camera around while Randolph St.. NAS. the closing of any of the others
the hands of the Director at the Navy champs when he was aboard carry CO Tandem house trailer I AT THIS TIME-but there's a
time he Is contacted on the 4 tires, fully equipped
by the Per ; also 2 chance
sonnel Office. the U. S. S. Minnesota in 1912; in Cameras which were seized priorto light-weight bicycles. Jorgensen, that others may be separated -
1913 1914, and 1915, he hurled for the new regulation and whichare Davis Trailer Camp, Dewey Park. from the WAVES area. All
Should a man find he needs the champs when he was a crew- still in the custody of the Intelligence 8x10 porch In sections, trailer), can be we can say la-we're glad we dont
more time whije on emergency moved. Wally Flrmann. Shady Oaks live in 714!
member of the U. S. S. Arkansas
leave he wires his Office may be reclaimedby Trailer Camp, 3 miles south of NAS.
commandingofficer In 1921 Suratt was hurler on the the owners upon proper identification Refrigerator electric, good condition. New Ruling
direct and at the
time has his home town chapter same all-Pacific nine which won the providing they immediate. 4928 Dundee, Lake Shore I Hear Ye! All you wives" of

verify his need and notify the Red : Navy championship. lIe took over ly register them in accordancewith WANTED naval officers! It is now official
the job as manager and coach of current Ride from Adams and N..wnan'St.. to that
the regulations.
you may attend the O Club
Cross director on board his sta I NAS hours from 7-3.45.: fcxt. 8.104.
tion. This verification is in turn I the Jax Fliers in 1941, and was -% rT|- Ride from 16th and Main to NAS hospital -- and use the swimming pool-.If

given to the Personnel Officer for relieved as headman in 1942 by Lieutenants In Nurse hours. 1-,. Willis Naval Hospital you are accompanied by your hu -
George Earnsbaw.Mr. fchip' 8.rviee, Est. 617. band. The
his approval or disapproval of an :28 or 29 ft auxiliary sloop, equipped, ruling set up Mates
extension. Suratt'a long naval career Corps Get Promotions Mrs. Humphrey Ext. 551. "members of the immediate family -

Duty in the Red Cross Office is began in 1907. He worked his way A furnished apartment for Navy couple and that means you! Congratulations .

around the clock-there is always up through the ranks, until he was Lieutenants serving in the Navy Girl Lt.to/)share x) Dunham room,with Tel.and 5-33.VKJ.board 823 E

someone to handle all emergencies retired in 1925: as a Lieutenant. Nurse Corps, both regular and reserve May St., Tel 74801. No, that isn't leg makeup you'veseen

whether they be at noon or mid He was called to active duty againIn who received their rank onor LOST on the legs of the fairer sex
1940 in the same 1 1945 and A gold Fairfax watch with the Initials
night. Should a man be struck September, before September RMB on back was k'at about Feb. aboard the stationthat's a'goodold :
with such bad luck that a loan of rank and, came to Jax NAS on who reported for continuous active 26, on the station Reward! Ruth Florida sun tan. If you could

money would only add to,his bur* November 30, 1940. During his duty as Ensigns on or before May M. fSonon. Brks. 722. Ext. 363. view the rear of the various barracks -

dens, the Director is authorized to tour of duty here he served as 31st, 1942, have been promoted to I Dark compound green In leather vicinity cigarette of Yorktown cane on on week-ends, you'd readily
give him an outright grant of yard craft officer twice, remain- temporary service in the next Mustln. Please return to Chief understand when the girls found

money with no strings attached. Ing in that department until November higher rank. The order' to promote I. Nurse's Office at U,S. Naval Hospital. time to acquire such a sheen. Believe
Here is 1945, when be was hospitalized Nurses in this category, con FOB SALK
an example of a hardship I Dinette set. Table and 4 chain. 5393 me, "Miss Lace" and all the
in which the Red Cross did makea as a result of old in tained in AINav 111 was approvedby I 14-nwood Ave., Westconnet. other bewitching females drawn

grant of money. A man's wife juries.Lt. the President on March 4, 1946. Super tone Cabinet Radio, push button by Milt Caniff, have nothing on

died after giving birth to twins Comdr. Suratt pitched once *- I Golf tuning.Clubs 1244-A, matched Hancoik set Street of NAS.' what comes off behind the[ bar

and he was burdened with( the expense for the.NAS nine in 1942-he was Junkman" : "Anyold clothes any i woods and S Irons. Complete Spaldlnc with racks on sunshlney weekend, !.1!.1"B
of buying two rQ im -trip 54 years old then-hurling for old rags? I bar: C all l Ilk,. ss. tIN MAA. '

first class tickets to his distant three Innings against the University Chief: ""Of course" note this is achieCa ,I Furniture kitchen, for drapes living, curtain room,2 floor bedrooms goal is spoiled, ain| 1"
home town burial fare of Florida. He plans to remain baitacks.} rags, "Naw Us the
expenses I I dishes and kitchen. utensila1360 Cum- Just the perfuaVvisinV > e'.
for Ma mother-in-law




I 14 March 1946 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

r"t.". r Big Night 1XIDE1


broadcast last week scored a

new high in entertainment at

N AS. The fast moving drama

la caught by the photographer PRESENTS

in the top picture as

= 1, the program director gets
il ready to signal for applauseas

: soon as vocalist Allen
announcer, right, poises to THURSDAY
announcer, right poises to
"ROARING RANGERS" with "Tex" Starrett. Show at 1300-1700-
f take over the mike. In the 1930.

.,. rti jw. lower photo, the 'Jam-packed I FRIDAY
?" auditorium is shown duringthe "NOTORIOUS LONE WOLF" with Janis Carter. Show at 1300
Kt height of the show. I only. U. S. O. Show "Have A Look" at 2()()().
t' "BAD BASCOMB," starring Wallace Beery. Shows at 1300-1700-

.I 1930 on Saturday and 1430-1700-1930 MONDAY on Sunday,
' -
{ "LITTLE GIANT' with Abbott and Costello. Shows at 1300-1700-
... 1930.
"THE BLUE DAHLIA" starringAlan Ladd. Shows at 1300-1700-
c 1930.


'WHISTLE STOP" starring George Raft and Ava Gardner. Showat
," 1930 only.
:';;.., Show.
"NOTORIOUS LONE WOLF" with Janis Carter. Show at 1930
4 "BAD BASCOMB" starring Wallace Beery. Show at 1930 only.
"LITTLE GIANT" with Abbott and Costello. Show at 1930 only.


nOWI.ING-Slx alleys located in Mainside Recreation BuildingNo.
:iii'fftl. 3. Alleys are open from 1000 to 2100 Monday through Saturdayand
1200 to 2100 on Sunday Instruction available by appointmentonly.
, ; .'" .
; SWIMMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming.
! ; ., 1200-1300. and 1800-2100 week days. Saturday 1200.2100, and Sunday

. ., ..' .." -. ., -- ....... .-- ..- -- --- .--...- 12002100.
__ _w BOXING-For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut. A.
J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after 1500.
GOLF-Course open from 1000 to 2030 Monday through Saturday,
Miss Lace Returns But Hospital and 0800 to 2030 on Sunday. Colt clubs and balls are available at Golf
<. : House. Bathing trunks prohibited on Golf Course. '
ANCHORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
:'> Only For This WeekRemember ChatterYou cards Field., and uniform of the day'), 1730 to 2130. Located south of Mason

r TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training .
that comic strip _. can tell summer is really Building No. 726, and equipment rooms at Building No. 3, and
"Male Call" and that curvacious I'here when you see the patients on also on Mat area (corner of Muslin and Yorktown Roads).
._ lass Miss Lace The lovely lady ''the A Ramp having their beds RECE1TION CENTER-The Reception Center, located In south
cavorted over the Jax Air News 'rolled out on the lawn. Alreadysome wing of Building No. 955, is open to N.A.S personnel and their guests
I ", entertainment pages for years, but i.I i. of those fellows have the from 1000 to 2200 dally
: departed hurriedly when a revised I i.I kind of a tan you can only geSfcat LIBRARY Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation
layout left no room for a weekly i.I the beach back home. In another Building No. 3. Open from 0800 to 2100 Monday through Friday. From
J record of her antics. I week or so the Commandant'sBand OSOO to 1630 Saturday and from 1200 to 2100 on Sunday.

I ,. The little gal's\ exit from the I SALTY HUMOR FROM can take their places under VOLLEYBALL, BADMINTON, TOUCH FOOTBALL-Officer per
Air News scene left a lot of the trees and serenade the patients sonnel previously scheduled for sports in the Auditorium are requested
: broken hearts around the station, HERE AND THEREWith with some of that 'Sweet Sound to meet at the gear issue room at noon daily for organized activities.
I and a long, hard fight began to ing' music they specialize in ''I..II ATHLETIC GEAR Available in gear issue room, Building,
I bring her back. Milton Caniff, Muttard playing lower deck.
! famed and the Pirates" Pvt.: Is that ice cream pure? f-_
"Terry I I
I Waitress: As pure as the girl of I the moment. The Separation matches. However, another object .
artist, who created Miss Lace
was That Bill Tilden himself
dreams was Big Center Band will furnish the music of their visit seemed to be
!I still turning out the strip for Camp your Pvt.: Give me a ham sandwich. up here\ the other day-his opponent --Red Cioss will furnish the dance kidnapping. Yeah, that's' right!
: Newspaper Service, and it was all Fred Perry. The tennis in partners, all you have to do is 'Schenley' the dog with at least six
I'. a matter of getting an okay tostart What KUe? itself was. naturally enough, head show up in pei son. homes, has been visiting us for
I running it again. Willie and Sally went into the and shoulders above any we have I the last few weeks, and the object
Last week the Air News got anew wild flwers.Sally's seen since they were here last, but be seemed to be to return 'Schenley'using
country to pick MLsche Elman, violinist, will
! boss the Welfare Depart. also of the fun in I
a big part was
mother went with them, heard on 13 March, See the Red ( force If necessary) to (one
ment. Welfare
"Sure said "the hearing the rapid fire cracks the I
wild the other of his Mainside homes.
I so Willie and Sally picked Cross early if you wish your or
boys like that strip, don't they? two made at one another all
Seems Coach Verla Hill been
flowers. name on the list to go to this con has
\ it After
Well run then. all, the through the play.
wondering "Where, O Where had
j idea is to give 'em :cert.
something I
Love Game? "
the little dog gone, For her information
j like. And personally, we've been A soldier wandered into a tennis
wondering ourselves just what Most days are Mrs. Roosevelt's, New arrivals this week and several 'Schenley's' ribs are
I i) court and sat down. 'well covered, he has been bathed
happened to Miss Lace." I I but the Red Cross have decided to departures. Ens. Antoinette
! We'd won our fight. All that "Whose game? he asked.A ,sneak one right out from under C. PrisciantelH and Ens. Nancy T. and brushed and shines like new.
I remained was to contact CNS and shy young thing looked up I|her eyes and take it unto themselves Pugh (NC) are both off to Coco PS--What's more, he seems to like
hopefully and said, "I am"Tort
this home!
SO Wednesdays belongto Solo in the Canal Zone. Lt.
j get some mats. Miss!'! Lace was Mary
I staging a comeback. But then the the Red Cross. To make it a T. Graves (NC) off to the Separation
Starboard T ,
Of sort of extra special day they are Center at Great Lakes. Ens.
blow fell Just as we were to Chief: How did girl like Get your best plaid uniform on
I your bringing the floor shows from all Clara M. Kiefner (NC) and Ens. ,
score a triumph, word came that that bathing suit her? and snatch somebody's best straw
I Caniff had filed away his "baby"in Cox: Fine. You you should gave have the Jax Nite Spots out, one show Leonora F. Am long (NC) reportedin hat cause the Red Cross is havinga
an old trunk, that the last strip seen her beam when she got intoit every Wednesday afternoon at for duty. Maizelle Stoner, Square Dance to end all square
had come off the drawing board. 1500 in the Ship's Service audi- PhM2c, Odell Tillman, PhM2c, dances. A real hill billy band-
Anyway, fellas, we tried. toilum. Stop in and take in the LaVonne Goodspeed, PhM3c, and Jimmy Bell's best 'Caller' and a
Just In case your memory's lie Must Have (ion*. Through Boot nite spots with them. Irene Crosby, HAle, are all off to chance to try your hand at all the
rusty and you've forgotten what Camp! Separation Centers tomorrow. real old time square dances. Milk
we've been fighting for, take a Bob Hope says there are two That's the Big Dance tonight for Bar will be set up for refresh.
look below. We don't like to tease kinds of people in the Navy-enlisted the patients. Red Cross reminds Some of the Mainside WAVES ments. The TIme: Thursday, 28
you. We just thought we'd show people and people with 'you that St. Patrick rules tonightand Officers were up the other day, I March at 1930--The Place: The
that it was a good cause. clothes that fit the Shamrock is the flower of ostensibly to( watch the tennis Recreation Room,
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Higher Pay SchedulesSEA WILe I iI i

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schedules :
Editorial Office more jn line with higher living .. '/" r.(j > ''lit.40"W' 'Ii. /,
Office ot Public Information, Room 221 costs and to provide incentive for recruiting ',': ') '. .,..." ,, ..\A' ". 'I
Administration Annex, Bide./ 054 purposes, a flat increase of 20% in the pay '. \ ., j, '," ;" :" ,:". .'..".\ t).,*>'1!
Telephone Extension! 8542 i. : ..., "
allowance of officers and men has been askedof ." ; .!
Lt. (jt) Eugene E. Speight, VSNU, Public Information Offtmfht Congress by Secretary of the Navy For- kj7j .,. ,:..'. ,
JAh AIR NEWS ,ik published weekly at the U. S. (( J .; !
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. Florida. by the Office of restal and Secretary of War Patterson. ;; :
Public Information at no expense to the government and In ., ,, '
compliance with Secnav Circular Letter 45-5J6.: 28 May 1945. Personally endorsing a report made by "
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air the Interdepartmental Pay Committee, the
fftilt.. Naval Air Technical Training Center, the 1
Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Com- department heads pointed out that the Army f1
mand, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field the Naval and : !
must with indus-
Air Gunners' School, the U. S. Naval Hospital, and the Navy compete private '
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Ma j'port. try in recruiting men capable of handling the d b/ 6

Captain Anthony R. Brady USN. Commanding complicated mechanical equipment of the ; 1 {
Jacksonville Naval Air Station services i f

Captain Ford N. Taylor. ,-(JSN.. Commanding The committee termed the increase "a lfJ,< '
Naval Air Technical Training Center ( ::: If g'\/
vital necessity" for enlisted personnel and .' __
/ Captain Clarence U.J.S.Brown Naval(Hospital MC) USN, Commanding "an overwhelming need" for officers in view )

of the higher living costs and lag in wage ::r ,
Maurice M. DeWolf. USNR CommandingNaval
Captain '
raises.It f1 .
Personnel Separation CenterLt. : \

Col. Alexander A. Vandr rICt. Jr., VSMC Commanding pointed out that additional enlistments .'.-..--. ,;." ..
Marine Barracks produced by the pay increase will make pos- 1

Commander Robert Feddern, USNR. CommandingNaval sible earlier discharge of a corresponding ---. .
Air Gunners School number of men now in active service.No ':" \ ,

Commander Howard E. Born, USN, CommandingNaval increases were recommended in flight
Auxiliary Air Station Cecil elc1 e < :
pay, parachute and glider pay, submarine pay
Commander John B. Hubn.USNR, Commanding' and other special pay allowances. However, IJJ $
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Ma)port .Wb
to compensate personnel not receiving flightor t 1r'>t lc 5 I ;;
Capl. Marvin L. Seldcl. USMCR.
other special pay who are required to take '
Marine Aviation Detachment part in aerial hops, the report recommendeda "St. Patrick's Day h-I 1 He's green because of the chowhe ,
Th. JAX AIR NEWS receives camp Newspaper Service' "
just ale Mac-!
and Ship's Editorial Association material. Republication gratuity of $10,000 for loss of life by service _
of credited matter prohibited without permission of CNS, in accidents i
personnel plane during
War Department. :205 E. 42nd St.. N.V.C. or SEA. Washington I
20 D. C. Republication of any other matter, thorized flights. ST. PATRICK'S DAY '
except by service publications, Is prohibited without 'I BOOK SHELFOur I
permission of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS.
We heartily concur with the suggestions DANCE TO FOLLOW ;

contained herein. biggest job in the Pacific
New Tough Attitude
; '
for the next decade is to help Japan SEP CENTER SHOW\ :

We will soon know whether our newly become a safe neighbor. Vv'll- .jt.\\
tt toughened attitude toward the foreign poli- We Congratulate GabbyGabby lard Price is a trained scientist In I At 2000 Friday the "Just Call
:Me :Mister" broadcast, produced .,
cies of Soviet Russia is to off
going pay the field of ethnology and hasknown
Marek NAS Marine has in fewshort .
jointly by the Separation Center
The basic philosophy under which Secretaryof the Japanase for thirty
months developed all the boxing talent
and NATTCenter, will take to the
State Byrnes is now working was reported years. His book, "Key to Japan,"
which enabled him to win the heavyweight
Is attempt to explain some of air with a half hour of dance
in that
these columns last week. At time we
championship of the Golden Gloves Eastern the dark windings of the Japaneseway music and entertainment.
remarked that the would only be
,. program competitions.For of doing things. It also covers
Seth Teasdale, recently dis-
effective if implemented by diplomatic action. this feat, made the more extraordi some Japanese scenes, sights and
charged sailor, and talented pianistwill
Since last week, Secretary Byrnes has customs for the million or so Am-
the in which
nary by manner he wonthreestraight ,
be featured playing one of his "
ericans, military and civilian who
sent two strong notes Moscow.. One of I
quick knockouts-he gets our unre will be seeing Japan for the first own compositions. Baritone Fred ..{J
them requested that Russia immediately
served plaudits. We do not, however, wantto time, and for their folks at home. Katterhcinrich will be back again I''l
withdraw her troops from Iran's northern forget the fine work done by his coach, "I Will Be Good" by Hester I this week singing a tune with an .

provinces, in one of which an autonomous Lt. Anthony J. :Rubino, in bringing him to I Chapman Is the story of what hap- Irish flavor, and the Naval Gospel r
government has been set up under the aegisof the peak shape he needed for victory. pend when a highly moral and Singers will Introduce a novel arrangement ,
of "Stalin isn'tstallin'
romantic Victorian novel- "
the Soviet government.The highly
Both and the ". "
men, .
young 1st mixed in the very French arrangements
other text of which has not been
boxers who represented the Naval Air Stationin I of the family and connections Shamrocks will be included In t:
made public, concerned Russian policy in Madison Square Garden last week, have I of a French multimillionaire the uniform of the day and aa
Manchuria. In that trouble spot, the Red reflected credit on this organization. We : during the reign of Louis Na- soon aa they're off the air, the
Army has been stripping hundreds of former justly proud of them all.TZews are poleon. The author of "The Golden I. SepSenders will swing Into the St., /
Japanese industrial plants, and shipping the Bowl," Feike Feikema has Patrick's Day dance for NATT-
written an American Academy Center and Separation Center per- :
loot to Siberian cities. In addition, she has Award winner "Boy Almighty." I:sonnel.
overstayed her departure date (February 1)) Not for the squeamish this is a
by more than a month. sincere and intense' portrayal of

There is little wonder that all of Russia's himself one man's both efforts physically to understand and emo- jl a

great wartime allies are concerned with these I
atx1Vie tionally.
f rnlnstn I
> .,s
procedures, since all these actions have been Murders seem to be taking place I -
unilateral, and have violated the spirit of from coast to coast these days. In Sunday 1-KOTKhTA.NT, 17 !March 1948 :;

UNO, which clearly denies the right of any San Francisco Pat and Jean Abbott Oi30-Holy Communion Chaplain awl
witnesses to the B. C. .
are eye first Gilbert.
nation to take aggressive steps contrary to murder taking place in FrancisCrane's 0930-NATTC Serv Ice-Chaplain E. .

the desires of other friendly powers. By Chaplain Francis Lee AlbertA "The Shocking Pink E. Caylor.1015Divine S. e r v I e eChaplain
Until now, the United States has watched TRAGEDY IN FOUR ACTS Hat." New York night life is the Francis Lee Albert

all this with disapproving eyes, but has been "God alone knows the tragedy of the background of "Love Has No All- 1815 Buhler.-Vesper Hour-Chaplain O. F. ;\,
bi" by Octavus Roy Cohen. If
you Divine Services for Colored rrr .. "
to take stand it. empty -
unwilling a positive against pew. like romance with your mystery Bfl JlaUdl., 804 "7
It is heartening to see us use our great potential Act 1 this one is your best bet. In the 1430-Chaplain B. C. Gilbert. .

power for good in a forceful manner. The Empty Pew Inner Sanctum mystery by Hilda 0930-Sunday Chaplain School B. C.Small Gilbert Char t!

Only through such tough talking can we hopeto Sunday motoring. Week-end gaiety.; Mental Lawrence, "TJie Pavilion," death CATIIOIJC
hits the great house of a southern -Maw. 0
set up a workable relationship with a na- indisposition. Physical indolence. Nothing family from reasons reaching into WOO Man. 'j

tion whose leaders believe that power speaksfor to do, and all day to do it. Chapel neglected the past. If you go for "toughies" 0330 1100--Mas High*.Ma .. _0"
itself. and the one you want is "The Double 1700-Mass.
forgotten.Act Take" An Outdor Nursery for small children .
by Roy Huggins.
What this country should do if Russia 2 .. Is maintained between
ignores our protests-a not unlikely develop- An Empty Heart EXPENSIVE SERVICE WEEKDAY OJ.TO and KKLICIOIS 1200.; SERVICES

ment in view of her past actions-is some- No time for God. No time for prayer. Tulsa, Okla, (CXSHarry) Hol- Jewish Religion Service and Fellowship
thing our statesmen should be giving seri- Not interested in the Bible. Not interestedin meel fell asleep in his eauerbrau- 1800-FrIday In the Small Chapel.

ous thought to. Military action, of course, others. Cobwebs growing over spiritual ten In an all night restaurant. 1900-Latter Day; Saints Service
Wednesday Mutual
is out of the question, for the Russian meas- vision., Anxiety supplants poise. When he awoke he found the waiter in Small Chapel.
had rifled his pockets, removed Yousg Mtn'i llibl Clan
Act 3
ures have not infringed our own security.But $1.75 as payment for his meal and 1830-Thursday-in Small Chapel-
there are other ways-perhaps in delib- An Empty Life took the residue_$3.25as a tip. Chaplain E. E. Caylor.
erations over the Soviet's request for finan- Influence for God-nil. Influence for

cial assistance, which might be delayed until Church-nil. Influence over children, helping I .

the Russians decide to play the UNO ball. them to select the best-nil. Influence-
upon people needing spiritual help-nil. Bank N S ;

resources may be accumulating all the time l

Send Us LettersWe've but no spiritual wealth laid up. Materialisticand

self-centered. .
. been wondering why we haven't Act 4
: been getting a few "Letters to the Editor." An Empty HeavenNo '1

Surely there are some persons, enlisted or
done, good and faithful servant -
officer, who are not entirely satisfied with ." No "Thou hast been faithful over a t)

I the pattern of life at NAS, and who occasionally few things." No home erected by the conse- ,

1 have the urge to tell everybody crations of life. No crown of life. No training I
: about how they would go about improving it. for service in the Kingdom. No "Enter

You might, for instance, be dissatisfiedwith thou into the joy of thy Lord."
the type of news you read in this paper.

If you are, let us know about it in a letter. But others may be feasible, and should add

: We might use the letter as a basis for an greatly to the pleasure we find in life here.

, "Inquiring Reporter" question, in addition to One must be more or less well adjustedto

i printing it in our "Letters to the Editor" his environment to do his best work. We

column. are sure that officers in command are seeking -

Then you might think it a good idea for this end just as much as you are, but it .

the station to do something about providingmore isn't always possible to read your minds.

sailboats for use on the St. Johns on And it is much better to get these things out "Well, Sergeant, did you check that gamblingrumor

; beautiful Saturday and Sunday afternoons. of your system than to let them ferment '
; It might be impossible to realize some of the there. ?

, ambitious: programs which may be suggested. So if you've got a good idea, write a letter.
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14 'March, 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five


TOOLS- "-- OF TilE TRADE Time Clock Your Civil Service Employes

Ideas PromptlyWhen Given Transition Rules

you have an idea, stop

W and write it down-a rough Idea 1. Return of the Civil Service Commission to probational
will do. Then take It to
T V / your appointments under Executive Order No. 9691 of 4 Feb. 1946

Beneficial Suggestions committee gives to War Service appointees of the Navy Department their first

member, your departmenthead opportunity to obtain classified competitive Civil-service status.
officer and have him
witness or any signature and time War Service appointees must, of course, apply for and competein
your the appropriate examinations for probational appointments to
clock It.This .
,r+ establishes be given by the Commission and obtain a passing grade thereon.
your prece- Thereafter will receive some degree of consideration
they preferential -
dence in solution of a problem.If .
in appointment which may have the effect of augmentingtheir
two or more solutions are received
attained rating as much as five points.In .
C the time recorded mightbe
addition, those employees who attain eligibility will be
the determining factor in the
final judging. certified to their present positions, thus avoiding a change in the
place or type of work they have been performing
Why not stop now, and clock
2. War Service appointees are naturally concerned about
your idea. You can develop it
b&1 at your leisure. Drop in the box the possibility of retaining their positions. Neither the Depart-

provided or mail direct to the recorder ment nor the Civil Service Commission can give a specific and

Box 22, Personnel Relations final answer concerning the chances any individual or group has

Department. She will send, of retention; however, in keeping with the Navy Department'spolicy

f you a receipt for your suggest of making available to its employees current information

tion and will check on its development vitally affecting their status, the following statement is offeredfor

Information and guidance:
a. It is generally believed that War Service
If you need aid, see your committee competent ap-
member or call 8194 for pointees who occupy continuing positions and who take and ,

an appointment .with Mrs. Put- pass competitive examinations for their positions will, by

nam. Remember she is at the virtue of their experience and of the preferential treatment

.4 Plant Division, Assembly and accorded them, have an excellent chance of attaining classified -

Repair department each Wednes- (competitive) civil-service status and the benefits de-

day and Thursday until further rived therefrom.b. .

notice. The program of competitive examinations contemplatedunder
.' Executive Order No. 0891 will probably take from one
; Procedure Of to two :years to complete.
1 c. Examinations will be scheduled so as to meet current needsof
i< : ., Inspection Dept.Is operating agencies-that is, they will generally be held
A 15 first for those classes of positions in which recruiting is

WHILE USING THESE various metalsmith's tools, William J. Explained particularly difficult and for which there is a continuing

Murphy of the metals and machine shop developed many time and need. This means that the registers established for such

labor-saving devices. His inventions won him three cash awards out By W. II. Pascal classes will, in many instances, be exhausted through cer-
of seven suggestions offered to the Beneficial Suggestion Committee. tification to fill vacancies caused by turnover. In such

He'also received a letter of commendation from Washington for another This article is the first in a series situations, War Service employees who qualify in these examinations -
of four
designed to
I suggestion. promotea will be reached on the eligible registers and may
better understanding of
super- be recommended for civil-service status.

Beneficial Suggestions vision all hands.In which. will be beneficial to d. Up to the time of issuance of this statement, the Civil

Service Commission had not announced any examinationsfor
our of the duties
probational appointment. It is estimated that under
J. Clicks On and responsibilities of a supervisor
circumstances 90 must
we find them to be fundamentally any approximately days elapse -
the announcement of examination and
the same at all levels; subject to certification
Four of Seven IdeasMany the limitations that are imposedat therefrom. War Service appointees involved in even me
the various levels. Before we initial examinations have at least this period of time in

which to await developments which will clarify their status.In .
can enter a discussion of this kind
tools and mechanical trades used by metalsmiths we must determine what a super- some occupational groups War Service appointees In

visor is. Our definition-he is continuing positions will remain in their present status and
.- have been promoted to headlines through the ingenuity of a
undisturbed for a considerable period of time because com-
of the de-
delegated representative
William J. Murphy of the metals and machine shop 568 As-
partment, charged with the responsibility petitive examinations for the positions they are occupyingwill

sembly and Repair department. of directing. human ef be among those which are not announced early in the

Born in Wolfe City near Hunt, Texas, Murphy was educated forts. program.e. .

in that state. Previous to his attachment at this station Now, if we will agree with this War Service employees who do not compete in announced
examinations and the few who fail
relatively to qualify will
he resided in Duval County definition, let us analyze the state
be displaced when competitive registers of eligibles. The
ment. The words "delegated repre-
for some 15 years. nature of this procedure, however, will preclude such
the sentative" means a great deal
On completing
examination for Civil Service machinist : SUPPLY more than we would ordinarily employee being suddenly or unexpectedly deprived of his
position due to this of conversion from War Serviceto
he was assigned to ,this think. For an instance, if we are

activity in May 1942, where he has > (as supervisors) the delegated rep- peace-time appointment procedures.
been a valuable employee. He has, Cl SALl.IES resentative of the department, 3. Finally, the Navy Department has complete confidencein
the ability of the War Service appointees whose efforts con-
then the is
in the past three years, offered ;> Of department responsible
to the Beneficial .1'_ for our actions and commit- tributed so materially and directly to the Navy's war effort. It
suggestions r
seven is our hope and belief that these will this
Committee for con- ments. It now becomes necessaryfor employees: justify con-

sideration.Suggestion From these, he has the department to thoroughly fidence by taking full advantage of the opportunities accorded

received .one commendation and This department welcomes some instruct us in, the policy, regula- them to obtain full civil-service status and become permanent and

three cash awards. One idea was tions, and procedures so that we continuing members of the Department.
new employees
may represent the department cor
revalued and cash awarded.
will be about the end of
the new fellow-workers are: If the de- the month
Murphy's suggestions are offered ; rectly. we misrepresent INSIDE
whenever he has an idea Norman J. Folks (Shipping) ; Anne partment in any way we not only John Vineyard's son is home for

which will help a situation that G. Blackburn (Accounting); Henry jeopardize our positions as super- the first time in a year and a half
PUBLIC WORKSBy He is in the
Merchant Marine
presents obstacle It is apparent visors but such practice may affect and
he thrives on obstacles they' L. Silmeitman (Accounting); Irvin the whole organization.You has touched at most of the Pacific

stimulate his Ingenuity. E. Tate (Inventory); Paul are the department in the Ethel M. Shanahan ports made famous during the war.

Previous to employment at this I, Schupak (Timekeeping); John Ira eyes of your subordinates becauseit Robert Nicholson (Records) said The circular letter asking for ap-
he had to to it the plicants for transfer to the 14th
I Lorraine Lu- is from you that they receive come as only
varied Lake (Inventory)
he had a experi- ;
I their orders and directions. In turn, solution of the housing shortagea Naval District, Pearl Harbor, created
ence in mechanical trades. BackIn rate (Disbursing) ; William Kimble your superior represents the de- trailer! The house he lived in was some interest in P. W. Designand

1926 he was employed by the (Stock Control) ; Roland B. Oliver partment to you. So it rightfully sold and after hunting and hunting a couple of people are seriously -
NC&St.L. Railroad of ,
(Delivery); and Henry L. Henderson follows that we all have a job of without success, the time to vacate thinking of going through the
Tenn., as Inspector of pneumatictools. training to do. What would was approaching rapidly. No agony of filling out Form 57.
A year later, he became (Receiver's). Also glad to you
consider the three important re- place In sight or even any hopes of The structural section made an
machine shop foreman for the Ty- Ira Townsend (Account-
sponsibilities of a supervisor? a vacancy so a streamlined, up- investigation of Mayport Tuesday.
phoon Co., Inc. of Jacksonville. back to after Military
Ing) duty .
to-the-minute trailer was bought. On the way through South Jack-
lie also worked for the King Ed-
Furlough. He: You should pull down the Bob, his wife, and two small sons sonville, it was very interesting to
ward Cigar Company as Marian Fulcher (Inventory) is a shades when you kiss your wife. I are now busily picking out a spotto see the folks leaving for work on
mechanic. Here he supervised
and rather busy man these days, now saw you last night. park and Orange Park may be the 8:30: buses. As one man says
on wrapping that summer is approachingityou Him: The joke's on you. I wasn't the place. Needless to say the boys "We were very glad to see how
machines used in cigar
handling look for him on week-ends, he home last night I can hardly wait to move, which the other half lives"
manufacture. His last position before can be found at the beach with -_._----

joining Civil Service was the Life Saving Corps. THEY PRODUCE ART FOR A &
mechanic for John
maintenance 1 JR .
Dorothy Koclie (Purchase) Is
Swisher and Son, Inc of Jackson- having her m*WBV* k _
ville. enjoying a vacation
mother visit her from New York. ar

Hobby Is Gunsmltliy We hear that Dorothy's mother ,

:Through the years, he acquired was so impressed with the Oriental ;
experience as a gunsmith. This Gardens and Jacksonville in F. L :: : I IAdmissinn
particular knowledge found him so _
general that Dorothy may not return I
enthusiastic and interested he to New York after all!
made gun collecting a hobby. He
to watch the '
'Twas interesting
alsoenjoys pistol shooting and
expressions on faces of passers-by
legitimate hunting as favorite
during the noon lunch-time the
other day-seems that. in walkingby
Murphy conceived most of his '
this department, music was pErm3>tE
ideas for his suggestions while us-
and until explained-seemed J-
Ing various metalsmith's tools. heard taintrnatwhttl
unthinkable. 7 ra
Among his suggestions that have v
paid off, are "Improvement of What do you do ou Saturdays? (lrt ,

Hand Tools for Metalsmith." James Petty (Personnel) reports ttjlhfrdP/r

6) This was referred to the Bureau that he just stays home and kifk

of Aeronautics for dissemination. dreams of what he'd like to do

I His "Tap to Rethread Propellor and when he finally makes up his t

Domes" was the next idea to win mind, its time to come back to

him a cash award. He then de- work. Henry Behrens (Power

vised "A Gauge," which was madeIn Plants and Accessories) can be

Various sizes for checking signsof found fishing. Robert Forbes

rivet sets. This revamped and (Storehouse) declares that his extra -

improved the dimpling set and time is also taken up fishingand

made all parts interchangeable so he further intends to see some

that when broken, the broken part baseball games during the summer I

could be replaced. This eliminatedthe months. E

former habit of discarding the -i-. ch

whole tool.Murphy "Where yo' husband, woman?' ,
is married and resides "Ah ain' got no husband; he
I -'--------- ---- ,
at into ten -
6673 Oakwood Street. During bin dead nigh years.
the war he devoted much of his "Is all dem yo' little chillun?" THE PAINT SHOP of the Plant Division, Assembly! and Repair department, is the place to go if

time as acting sergeant for the "Yessum dey's mine." you want posters, parking lot markers in the shape of airplanes, decorations or sign paintings made.

Civil Defense Corps of Florida be- "I thought you said yo' husband The expert work,of the paint shop is performed under the supervision of A. W. Hoffmeister (picturedat

sides the duties he performed at been dead ten' years." left), who watches ,Artist Joe. Griffith (center) and Artist Robert Junk, AMM2o (right) do sign

this activity. "Yessum, he Is, but I'ain." painting jobs.

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During Week
:JI ".

I Awards, citations, and commendations -;
were presented lasV,|
V I week to three men stationed at: .

'-' LUHAT TO DO! WHERE TO GO! ,'NATTC Arthur J. Arsenault,
r AOM 1/c, was presented the Air
I Medal last Friday in the Captain's
office before being transferred to
MOVIE SCIIEDULE i i9k j Memphis, Tennessee. The pre
sentation was made by Commander
TIIURM: VY-USO SHOW. 1800 and 20();), HAVE A LOOK. Robert Beebe, Executive
Variety Review with comedian magician, acrobatic dancer pianists, 1 I Officer Arsenault whose home Is
and comedy dancing.FR11)YST. ti in Santa Anna, Calif., received this

PATRICK ANNIVERSARY DANCE. 2000 Broadcast award for a series of meritorious
featuring SepCendcrs Dancing until 2400. i s acts while participating in aerial

SATURI' .\Y-THE HOODLUM SAINT with William Powell and __ ___ I flight as Navigator aboard a PBY I
Esther Williams 1430. 1730 and 2000SUNDAY IIV +s during the period from Dec. 30,
.l t 1944 to July 15 1945, Jn an area
-TANGIER with Marie Montez and Preston Foster Y.t where enemy anti-aircraft fire was
/ 143(). 1730 and 2000 I expected to be effective.During .

MONI).\\' AM Tl'EM).\\'-WHISTLE STOP with George Raft the inspection of the
and Ava Gardner 1800 and 2000.WElNEx1)1'STORY Third Duty Section last Saturday

OF DR. WASSEL with Gary Cooper and ", morning, Captain Ford N Taylor,
Laraine Day 1730 and 2000. Commanding, presented the Navy
TlltTnsn.OTOIUOUS LONE WOLF with Janice Carter iry I Unit Commendation to Walter J,
and Gerald Mohr 1800 and 2000. Van Devenler, AMM lie and the
"- -- ;\ Presidential Unit Citation to John <

l Roger Edmondson, AOM 1/c. II
THINGS TO DO-ABOARD Van Devenler, from Stella. Ne-
braska, is a student In the Automatic -
SWI\I\IISO-Daily! : Indoor Pool, Recreational Period for all Naval X '., Pilot School here and Ed- '
Personnel and their guests: Monday through Friday 1700 to 21:10: : mondson is attached to the Advanced .
Saturday0900 to :2100: Sunday 1230 to 2100t I : Ordnance School.
I OLI'-Station Course Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to all per- .....

sonnel. Clubs available at Gear Locker In Southside of NATTC Audi 27 WAVESlit NATTC j
; torium, Monday through Satuida> 1000-1700.: Sunday-- 1030 to 1700.
BOWLING Six behind Service available to all I Have
I Alleys I Ships personnel ,. : Signed Over
-- -- -----'"
I Monday through Friday; 1000 to 2000, Saturday-1130 to 11:10":
CAPTAIN TORI N. TAM.C>lit congratulates the honor man, Until
I Free bowling if you set your own pins. lOc a line for pin boys. : SeptemberAt
W A Eckstein, of the first gradua class of the Aviation Funda-i
MUSIC' -Anyone interested in joining the newly organized band, I the
present time 27 WAVES
mental School during graduating i ceremonies held last Friday in the !
1 contact Hagen, Ext 280.TENNISRacquets. from
I NATTC Auditorium I NATTC have signed over to
and balls available at Physical Training Bldg stay in this man's Navy until 1

513. September the end of WAVES
IIOxTExS IIOU.xi':-Open dally 1500 to 2100, Saturday and Sunday First CkssGrciduutes When the ALNAV came through
I : 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel, relatives and guests. I enabling and inducing the womenof
NATTC IL\H\-Loc8ted in Auditorium. Open Monday through I I the Navy to stay in a little .
I Friday-0930 to 2100; Saturday and Sunday-1230 to 2100. longer very few thought It wasa
ATHIILimC: : GEAR: Available at Gear Locker, Physical Training good idea and only about 10

_ Dept. Bldg. 513. Continued from Page One I signed over tl.e first month. Butas
themselves worthy will be advanced "SHIPS. the time of their departuregrew

to the rate of seaman, nearer many decided they
! WHERE TO GOASHOREThe first class, Lt. Comdr. D. L Man- hated to leave for the cold North
son officer In charge, stated light away.
Episcopal Army and Navy Center, corner of Church and Lt. Comdr. Cyrus E. Anderson '' COMPANY PROFILES[ I II Here is a list of those who will
I Market Streets, sponsors a dance every Saturday night from 2030 to headed the school until his be around until September:
2.110: Junior hostesses will be in charge and all enlisted personnel are tion separa.I' I Akern M K. SKVlc. Meidonlck,
Dale E Havrilla, Ptr.3c, is clas
Invited. Honor men in the initial i I V. SpXSc, Barber F E., Ylc,
JUKsONMLLK: : lil:.\(,111; -Buses leave at frequent intervals ating class were W. A. sitied as a promising young painter j I I Lubben, J., SKD2c, Silverman, S.,
from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets Surf bathingand of Jackson Heights, N, Y. N. E I and since he Joined the Navy PhM2c Rockford R. M, PhM2c
other recreation at one of world's finest ocean breaches. Bus Havens of Kalamazoo Mich., and has developed his skill and has Bickfoid, M, SpX3c Morans A,
1 fare: :25cNAVl. i<';. R. Blackvvell of Birmingham, i I T, PhM2c, Stroman, M, Y3c, Victor -
been able to enlarge on what atone ]
:MOTHERS': IIOSTLxs; HOUSE, 101 East Church Street. Ala Graduating with distinctionwere I M, R, Y3c
Us \) h.NTKKs, at 122 West Forsyth Street; above Blanding Bus J. J, Blees, L. E. Hicks, A. time was Just a hobby. His I: Hubert, B A., PhMlc. Redman
and he
Detroit Mich.
is in ,
home ,
J, R Davolio R. B. A, G., SpS2c, Donnell, M, A.,
Station: Chuuh and Nevvnan Streets; 311 West Duval Street. USO Alukonls. attended Redford High school I .
( WOMut DIVISION: at 43 West Monroe Street. Car'ison, R. S. Leisner, J. M Var- SpXSc Dickaid. M. J., SpX2c,
in ART. He had
l'Ul'I ( HxlllMl I, AM: BOATING Cedar River on San num, T, C. Brandt, J. A. Brenner there and majored to to advanced I' Fike. T. II. SpX3c, Brooks M,
R. J, Rose and A. B. Meuwitth always planned go on an I SpSlc, Zimmerman, P., PhM2c,
Juan Avenue Talc Lake bnoie Bus, three blocks from last stop on school in Art but with the Kahle V.,
hours SOc hour motorboats -- --- -- SpS3c, Scheuiman. M.
San Juan now B 1ats -two ; per ; war and the need, for mote active I
A., BIr.2, Ozbuin K
SC2c Sim
; hour, the to eight people boat. - -------- ,
$200 per per forms of work he had to put his
ll| >.: : .\( HIDING MAGNOLIA AND HYDE PARK STA- Books In NATTCSLIBRARY ideas on a mon, R, SC3c, Smyton, P., Sp.X3c,
I 1-- Capps, M., Ylc Beam: M. SC3c
BLLo Ujin' located out San Juan Avenue. Facilities available for Hay shelf as a hob II ,
Minnix, M L. Y3c
H.ld_ij.__ by. He workedas French, B. H,
un Ylc, Fleming, M. M. YSc
-- -- -- I .
---- auditor
: Of the writing of books "there III i an
School At Anything To --------1 no end, but to write a successful until coming to rine 'Corporal who is an aCknowledged
Nursery 'I I book Is something else again. Of the Navy in artist with a wide background
i This is your paper If you the 860 new fiction titles publishedin :rte July 1911. For I of all phases of art, Hav
have any contributions, such as I 1915 only about 70 were first Boot Training rilla has rapidly developed into
Dewey i Park Closes cartoons, humorous incidents, or novels, and of the 70 only a few' he was sent to what Is called a "promising young
I any suggestions for stories, we I were successful--- from any standpoint f...;.:: Great Lakes I painter."
Th; Nursery School at Dewey I want to hear about them, Call I I. -, a and from thereA Havrilla has twenty month
Park which: was operated by the the Jax Air News Office, 208. II Both the critics and sales place .r was sent to more in the Navy before he will bo
If you can draw there .\ LION IS IN THE STREETS' ., Jacksonville. I eligible for release and then he
NAS :Hid NATTC Welfare Depaitni.mts are certainly a lot of incidents I (Langleyl and THE \\IIITK TOW- He was lucky to be assigned to plans on doing sign painting and
will close Friday at 1700. happening around NATTC to I Kit; (Ullman) at the top, with Maintenance where he could use his I commercial designing for one of
due to a new AINav restricting. give material for cartoons, I ritlDK'S WAY (Molloy) and THE artistic talent, even on such a limited the large companies.He .
tilt of Welfare Funds. please submit them j :MANATEE (Bruff) as runners-up, ; field as sign painting But, let- also likes all\ kind of music
use the latter without benefit of any i tering is a field that takes one I and when he Isn't designing some-
Mr*. Ruth Elder and Mrs J. L.IIeadrx 1st Class 'How did you make original acclaim, ":.\CII.IltUIS years of practice in which to be- thing with a paint brush or i.erJ l
have been operating this out with your girl friend the other THE MINI (Jonas), THE come skilled. Under the expert you will find him dancing or listening .}
school daily for the children of night" BRICK TOXIIOLE (Brooks) are tutelage of Walt Kwolek, a Ma- : to the classics.
Navy families< whose wife was 2nd Class: "We had a swell time notable war novels. NOW THAT - -- - -
empliyeJ on the base, foi a dime-I wonder how the | APRIL'S THERE: (Neumann), another CAPTAIN PRESENTS FIRST CHECK
The Nursery school at Cumberland little brother spent_it" war novel but not of com 1 "'"
Park will be available and bat variety but concerned with a tc
this is under the jurisdiction of Sounds from a night club booth: by-product of the war.
.; the Duval County Nursery School i I Hands off, Columbus, you've discovered NOT IN OUR STARS (Greene)
Asaociitlon. 1 enough for tonight." MY FELICIA Driscoll), BORDER'
---- -! --- ---
'ITY <(< Stilwellt) and tOCUS (Mil
SURPRISE ATTACK( AT NATTC ler) were the best among those I

novels using economic and racial MOJ < II I II
problems as a theme The strange I I
ways of psychology were exploredIn I
<(< Wolfson )I. HOW ABOUT TOMORROW .
!MORNING ? (Haber 3 ,.
man) and SEPTEMBER; ItEMEM-:
; ANGELS <(KariR< ), TIIKY:
borne), \RRINGTON (Wallace>
I Schenck I are notable for background i-
--- -
All these, and others, can be
found In the library if you come
at the right time or are willing to
wait your turn
-I S .
A soldier\ wandered into a tennis
court and sat down,
"Whose game*" he asked I
A shy young thing looked up
hopefully and said, "I am"

Mrs. Jones: "Now, Junior, eat I
your dinner like Daddy' little .. ., '
J i sailor." OPENING Tllh: 1046 Red Cross Fund Campaign Drive for .
NEWS NOTE: Any thing can happen! And out of the clear Junior: "Okay, pass the NATTC is Captain Ford N Taylor, Commanding, presenting the first
blue sky, too. Students were surprised to find that one of the wash &:$' 'c & ? chow." check to Chaplain T McMahon, chairman of the drive, while Charles
bums in Bks. 17 was in a shattered condition when they returned P. Adams, Asst. Field Director Cor NATTC, looks on The campaign
from classes last Wednesday. A small practice bomb had accidentally Good Husband: One who will I began on 1 March and will continue until 31 March, In which time
dropped from a SB2c airplane and entered one of the win- wash up when asked and dry up personnel will have ample time to make their contribution to this
lows of the barracks, landing in the wash basin and breaking It, when told worthy cause.r .

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14 March, 1946 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven


Near CompletionAll cTCenee

basketball will come to a
halt this week with the ending of
the Station Tournament. Monday I

night's game brought the tourneyinto

Cwmdr. Robert I' Beebe, L'SN the semi-final stage. The ,
final basketball action will take
DUNGAREE SHIRTS place tonight when the Mess Cooks

With the warm weather comingwe meet Bake Shop in another playoff

have been looking into the I game. I !Shamrocks, bonnie law.. !**, and
dungaree shirt situation. There is The Mess Cooks didn't seem to the wearing of the green will t*
no doubt that short sleeves are have too much trouble in their; first the order of the day at the NATTCSt.
i/1 more comfortable and a lot handier playoff game as they romped off Patrick's Day d:..ice at the
when working. The uniform regulations with a 29-21 win over the Bakers. I auditorium, Friday night fiw
show that the short sleeved I Dick DeVinney led the Mess Cooks 2000 until 2400. A broadcast will

tWT 4trIf chambray shirt is the only one attack by garnering 10 points. I be the feature of) the evening going -
mentioned and the long sleeve does Gruber, with 8 points, paced the I out over stalon WJHP from
not appear. But over at small i losers.In I 2000 to 2030, with the Sep On
stores they have i'g nnlv long -sleeved the top bracket of the tournament Band. *

I shirts for Records: Office whalloped Maybe you've seen :Miriam
I! How this discrepancy came Barracks 18 the of 4315.
by score Brooks, Spt( S)1/e carrying green:
t } L fInstructor I about is a good example of the TAP dropped a low scoring ball paper, dying material] green for

f | way things had to be changed during 'game. to the :Mess Cooks of the aprons and trying to figure out

A < the war without much reference Separation Center, 2013. TEM how to make green cookies. .
.... .:. ., ,' \.; "" I\' to the book. About 1940 the Division put on a second: half rallyto She's the one behind the scenes tall

John I. Lough, Pr lo, 1'SX, Denver, Colo., demonstrates |' uniform had been loosened up to blast Personnel 5332. Disburs these NATTC dances.

I the PK1, One Man Life Raft, to students of Class ((03)), I include a tropical outfit with ing'edged past Barracks 14 witha And from what we hear there's
larA V. Fun School. The student receive a 15 hour course In survivalin shorts and open shirt, somethingthat last quarter spurt 3326. another big Barn Dance Scheduledfor :

all parts of the world using; all Navy survival equipment. II I time. had But been then needed came Pearl for a Harbor long In the lower bracket, Bake Shop March 30! Remember the last
-- had an easy time with the Police when all the WAVES wore
h-th one
hand and today we two and most of the men manned
together. One of the things thata I their guns in the uniform of the ;, team, 4826. Aviation Fire Con. gingham dresses and pinafores and
WORD. trol School walked all over) AOM the sailors appeared in dungarees,
THE striker has to con- shirts. The greatest i
day skivvy I
prospective ,
... (A ) School 3815. The Mess Cooks slightly patched! A famous hog
sider, which will take thinking number of casualties were from
drew a first round bye and AOMB I caller from Chicago has lt>a
Fundamental his is the fact that flash burns unprotected areas
From Aviation about on part, on I
( ) School tipped Barracks 17 in signed and it sounds like another
all graduates of PR, Class "A" -burns that could be prevented by
School School, are required to make a any covering at all, even the lightest a thriller 29-27. big affair.
--- JUMP with a chute that they pack shirt So the word immediately In the second round games I I The Hobby Shop is fast becoming : -
lly J. L. KMano, CTItoMA themselves. This makes for a went out to eliminate short Separation Center Mess! Cooks up- a reality with more equipment

vital of the school's basic I higher type of man, impressing slE'e"E's-hence the long sleeved set the highly regarded Records arriving daily. Such apparatus us
part is the SURVIVAL him with the necessity for precision \ chambray shirt. Since that time, I Office team 2925. The Separation lathes, power driven saws, and
aviation, training The students attend I in packing a chute. This however, the use of shirt sleeves in I Center five is a new team entering I I etc. will be provided for the hob-
course.hours of lectures and school is at NAS LAKEHURST, the rear areas was permitted, i the tournament with having I blst who will now have an opportunity

15 on the latest equipment I NJ, and is a 16 weeks course. The though there was no change in the played through an entire season of i to make all those things he
games and may cause some has been thinking about.
devised for their preservation student must be physically qualified issue I
in emergencies. One purposeof I for flying, and will get an examination You can be sure a short sleeved [ trouble. I Over at AEM: Coleman is still
this instruction Is to eliminate at the time of interview. shirt is regulation and there is no I Disbursing had to come from there, but he has been so busy
the curiousity that opens packages Some of the things covered at the objection having yours cut off. I I behind in the last four minutes to :| lately that he doesn't even have a

and kits containing survival equip I "A" school are: Parachutes, parts The only thing to watch is to I trip TEM Division 35-32. Yonker I' chance to put his head out of the

ment. All types of kits are opened and types; Parachute worshops; have them regulation length, one I took high scoring honors for the building.
for Inspection and use, so that the Inspection procedures; Sewing machines I inch above the elbow. After all I winners with 12 tallies but Miller Ruth Herndon and Snow Riven
student can see exactly what is 1 il and uses; Repairs, making we're not going around with a :I copped honors for the game with have become quite steady customers -
contained and the purpose. There I seams; Packing chutes; Prop tape measure, but don't try cutting 16 points. I of the Colonial's strawbeny
are many instances of emergencygear testing: Jumping: Cargo chutes; I them off one inch from the I I' Bake Shop gained a semi-final shortcake!
being found useless when I Life rafts:; Life tests; Air and sea shoulder! The ship's service will |i it berth by winning- from Aviation I The WAVES are planning a Hay 4

needed, just because someone had rescue equipment: Survival gear t do shirts for 25c for those who !* Fire Control School 34-31 in a Ride for the 22 of March. So
to open it and investigate. \ and related equipment. A new haven't got a wife or girl friend I close battle. Gruber and Doran fellows If you want to go you'll
handy with a needle. It looks like combined to lead the Bakers, scoring have to get a WAVE to ask you
I. CURIOSITY SATISFIED a good deal to get it done, its a 21 points between them. Wiener roast and bonfire.

xasa. xe .__.___ .."_-.u __ &......w..._'" ,4:. lot cooler and there isn't the I The Mess Cooks used two com 1 Personnel is entertaining again:
chance of) being reported for
plete teams as they easily out shot this time a picnic at Golden Head
sleeves rolled or unbuttoned! AOM( B) School 4628. The scoring State Park this Sunday
*r* i was well divided as the first I
Commissary is sayinggoodbye
and second strings each played a
| to Lt. (Jg) Welch who will be
Bake Shop Team half in the victory. Dick DeVinney's -
nine points were high while | leaving for home and New Orleans
next week. Mr. Welch has been
Jack Nickle, Glen Hawkins and
around NATTC since 1942 and his
Ron McNay all came through with j
; League Winners seven tallies. I cheery: "hello" to everyone will I*
missed. Ens. A. B. Hoddick will

I The last three games of the sea II | Tonight the Mess Cocks will | assume the duties of Mess Hall
I in the American meet the Bake Shop in the second Officer and Ens. R. L. Barrett will
son were played
playoff game. In event the Mess be the new Commissary Officti.
Bake and
last week. Shop
i league | I
j Cooks win tonight the series will
Records Office ended the regular i In case you haven't noticed
be completed but if the Bakers
season play deadlocked for the i i I I Chief Butcher is now attached to
win it will be to play a
title, due to a pair of forfeit vic- third game. necessary the Commissary, too.

tories. The chorus heard weekly during
--- ---
Medical Department and Dis- the broadcast of the Separation
bursing forfeited to Bake Shop Absent minded salesgirl as she Center Program from the NATTC

and Records respectively making it kissed the sergeant" good night: Auditorium needs more voices. If
"Will that be all ?
necessary for a playoff game to enough people turn out. there will
decide the American League probably be a Minstrel show) woik-
Champion. Bake Shop was the They laughed when I came in ed up.
winner in the thrilling playoff with shorts, but when I sat down
with the
What all trouble getting
game, 3533. After Records Office they( split.Nice I the wrong scooter, or not
had taken lead Bake
an ,
scooter at all it in
|, getting; any a
Shop rallied to gain a six point old lady: "My! Doesn't wonder we had any news for the
in the final period "
margin midway that young man swear terribly. column this week!
f Brummett and Williams of) Records CBM: "Yes'm. He sure do. He I P. S. There will be a wonderful
put on a rally that all but knows them words, but gist don't dooi-prize at the dance Fssdaysight
overtook the Bake Shop in the last I I'
instructs Av. Fun Students in i put no expression in them. so be sure and get their
I K. Feely, Chief Parachute Rigger and, tells how chute unfolds etc.Some I minute of play. j early- to get one of the tickets.i
proper procedure for pulling rip cord Doran paced the Bakers with 12 "
From Midwest : Mrs. ---- Jftji -
a II
-' I paper
;: weeks. points while Williams and Brum
shown class commences e-y five Lottier( Prim was granted a divorce The hen whicH") hadn't laid an
of the items being mett combined to rack 27 for I
I- low up
Is ,
ration packages; The quota for this rating II | when she testified that since egg- since the atom) bomb was
are: emergency because it may take 15 mechs to her marriage her husband had. dropped on Hiroshimma has begun
rubber exposure
life rafts; fishing gear: against service 15 planes, 1 PR can handle I Three other games were played I| Rpoken- to her but three times. She ; laying eggs again. Must be
protection: Disbursing
for the
suits I in rounding; out season. :
the chutes. of their three eating 'Up an Atom Chicken
all awarded
told water; solar water stills; ''LoI. .__ I won from Barracks 18 in j was custody Mash.'
parachutes; radio equipment; Mae atfr .. r ... the last five seconds of play, i I children. -, --
Vests or life Jackets; Air-Sea rescue il Barracks 18 was out in front 31'30'1 n
kits; pararafts; use of plane with 20 seconds left to play. I AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS : .
safety belts; chemical kits that However a wild shot gave Disbursing D m, filii
make salt water drinkable; water is the ball and Earls dropped I
y-*;. storage bag; canned water; oxygen t 4 in the winning bucket Corcoran

,breathing equipment; dye mark- 'of Disbursing walked off with
erst shark chasers; signal mirrors; e I high scoring honors, getting 14
flares; emergency signals; very w points for the evening

pistols; pyro pistol, and many AOM School had an easy time
others. All of these !items are I winning from Personnel 3822.

,demonstrated to the students, so Droesett led the AOM team to
'; that they will know what the interesting victory number six. He tallied 16

:... packages contain ando eI I points. Rickert was the main cog
aYbe shall never get the urge toe I ; 1 In the Personnel scoring machineas
the Insides of survival equipent I he rang the bell 13 times.

except in an emergency.A The other game played found
lift raft is now part of the Disbursing getting credit for their >R s t
parachute gear, and this model i third win as Personnel forfeitedthe
raft is open and inflated in the game. ? w

lecture room for showing the SISAL AMKKIfAN LKA.l! zii
proper rare and use of all the n TANVIMjS
included. One of the Bake Shop II 1 2S6 201
equipment R '('oiOi Office 8 2 251 367 '
vital gadgets is the "Corner Reflector Barracks.. 14 5 3 2X:! 366AFC -
." This 'ia standard equip- School S 3II: 1 21'6

ment in all rafts, and is an an- ,: .4'r, L i.$a AOM Barrack School 13 C 4\ 3 5 :278 215 mDllbu..lln& 197 _., ..
tenna that reflects Radar signalsto i r i .v7yt 3 6 147 the I .- ---
its source, attracting attention.A Personnel 2 7 169 Z3It TilE BAKE SHOP team, pictured above, clinched the American
plane that may not see a tiny t f t thh rr.ck, 18 2 7 1.S8 245 League Championship last week with a thrilling victory over Records
M Medical Dept 09 M 15U!;I
life raft adrift, gets a signal en -----i'----- Office. Completing the season with nine wins and one loss, the
it's Radar screen from this reflector She: "Sheriff,!your new son-in- Bakers will meet the Mess Cooks tonight in the second game of a

which may mean LIFE to coming Sun-, law marched up to the altar like three game playoff series. Back Row) ) Chief C. A. Carrithers, A. 1L
a shipwrecked sailor. I MARIA MONTKZ Foster) in Tan he had lead in his pants." Johnson, A. Vargo, Chief R. Peters, R. Gruber, and E. G. Tracy.
Parachute Rigger Qualification. day with Preston Sheriff; "}Je did. Front Row; F. Doran, H. Benner L. Alexander, J. S. Jacljluez.t .
Survival and PR go band-in- pt'!.


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Page Eight JAX AlR NEWS 14 March, 1946


.... .. ate. Morek And Two OthersS

'o Tluin For Finals'

Chyz and Remington Arc Also

Chosen To Enter Golden Gloves

For the first time in Jacksonville boxing annals, a local

Golden Gloves champ brought back a championship from the

New York Golden Gloves Tournament. Gabby Marek, young:

leatherneck heavyweight from NAS, was the boY who turned

the trick for Jax. '. .
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Marek entrained for 'Bear Mountain New Yo1"klas I s f1\\....

Tuesday, for two weeks of inten-
sive training for the National Golden blhty that none of our"boys>,-T, .," -,'
Cloves Tournament that pits fight in the Garden atetiaflay:>. .jM
the New York champs against the Arcell and three othtr;'top priae<*V ':aT
top men of the Chicago extrava- fight tutors will observe the'jboy' "

ganza, also held last week. The in action for a period. ,of a, ;wo' t ;'
grand finale of amateur boxing weeks, and at the end.of.thA, tima \, .;tj"W" 1j
will be held in Madison Square they will choose the Hop eight;= :
Garden on the night,of March 25.: men to compete in the Nationals.
Chyz and Ilemington Go However, the Flier fighters must j
Three men from NAS made the be rated as strong contenders to

trip to Bear Mountain. Eddie Chyz appear against the Chicago gladi- .,.
and Brown Remington are the ators, and it is hoped that NAS .,"
ringmep who traveled with Marek, will be represented by three men \ -
having received an invitation as a in the biggest event of amateur
result of their fine showings in the boxing. ..
New York fights: This 1946 team is the finest in
Since only eight bouts are slated Jacksonville history. Much credit -4.
for the Nationals, there is a possi- for its success should be given Lt. ,r

Tony Rubino, chief second in last ,
week's tournament, and coach of
...m__......._........_ _w_.__._".V .W ..' _.""" ."" ."'...'.,,".. The the NAS team. "
NED STAITZ, captain of the NAS basketball team, presents the John Z. Fletcher Trophy, symbolof I Runway Was Talk of Town

the Flier triumph in the Florida ABC Tournament held :March 2, to Captain Anthony R. Brady, The 18 year old Marek was the r
I commanding officer of NAS, while Lt. Lloyd H. L ux, coach, looks on. The Flier squad won the trophy I Uy Frank Tours, Sic talk of the "Great White Way" ,;;:
with a 40-37 win over Green Cove Springs. The men responsible for winning the trophy are (front row, After reading accounts of the last week, due to his winning of ;"
1. to r.) Jim O'Brien, Bob Noerteker, Ward Sheffe, Staitz, Wesley Paxson and Harry Platt. Second Row I Golden Cloves Tournament held in three bouts the way the fight mob :r
(1. to r.) Ed :Mcdonald, John Chitty, Bill DeMars, and Joe Trosper. New York last week, a number of likes to see them won via the :

you .xr-.......Ythought .rin-hf'0". fans" might have knockout. In his final fight he won ,
that our boys "wuz rob- a one-round TKO over Ezra Good-
Golf Experts SWIMMING POOLS Fliers Fall To bed" in the Madison Square Car- erham, 27-year-old veteran of five
Golden Glove battles. A series of

Featured In BEGIN OPERATINGON den I wouldn't arena. have blamed you if right hands to the head were Gooderham's -

Top Seeded Dow you felt that way, as the news- undoing, and the refereewas
NEXT MONDAYStarting paper coverage of the Golden forced to stop the fracas after
Matches Gloves in New York certainly i 1:27: minutes of the first round had
TodayFour Team 52 60
on Monday, March hinted that Eddie Chyz, among elapsed.
18, the Waves pool and the the victim of down-
others, was
of the top golfers in the Basketball bowed out of the Jax "
Student Officers' pool, both located "dotty doin's.
nation arrived at NAS today.If NAS sports spotlight last Tuesday right
behind the Auditorium,
night, as the Flier We decided to clear up any
it's nearing 1630 while you're will be ppen from 0800 to 1900 flashy quintet about
reading this article, you'd better daily except Sunday (12001900)until went up to Atlanta, Georgia, and doubts one way or Me.a
down to the station dropped their final game of the the bouts, so naturally we went to
get golf course the first of May at which
who would be able to
60-52 the one man
season to the seeded
right now-if ;you want to see time the swimming schedule will top needed
the information we ,
Dow Chemical team from give us
Sammy Snead, Sam Byrd, Ells- ,
be extended to 2100 in the
Rubino coach of the
Michigan in the Lit Anthony ,
first annual
worth Vines, and "Dutch" Harri-
evenings. all pools
outfit. Lt Rubinowas
American NAS boxing
son exhibit the finer points of will be closed during electrical Congress'National in the corner during every
great golfing storms and
inclement weather fight in which a Jax man was en-
Jack Harvey, NAS golf pro, has For all Waves with a mermaid It was a tough break for the tered, and his first comment was
been readying the local course for complex, there will be recreational Fliers when they drew the No. 1 that "None of the bouts could be
the quartet of champions, and has swimming in the Waves five in their opening game, but considered questionable with the .
done a fine Job of planning a new pool from 1300 to 1900 daily. they fought the Dowmen on almost exception of the Eddie Chyz fight,
and tougher route for Snead and No other splashing hours will even terms throughout the contest. with Tommy Rhett" As some of
to traverse. Greens be allowed Midland had a 35-24 lead at the
company except by arrange- you may recall, a few other bouts
fairways, and tees are in finer ment with the Waves Welfare intermission, and the Fliers were were dubbed questionable but we
shape than at any time in the Office. No swimming will be unable to catch the "Chemists"from then; discounted those and inquired
past, and it is expected that the allowed in either pool if the that point on Joe Trosperand further about this Chyz fracas.
foursome will have to go some to SECURE sign is up, and It the Wes Paxson led the scoring "The fight was very close remarked t S Sr
shatter the par 35: that has been guard is not on duty. The Wave parade for the locals, as they hit Rubino, "and could easily
set for the nine hole grind. pool is also "out of bounds" for the net for 17 and 14 points respectively have been called either way. We

All hands at mainside and male personnel. T. S. Ary followed may have gotten the bad breaksin
closely for Lt, H. Lux's
NATTCenter are invited to follow Instruction periods for Waves Lloyd the bout, but that was just un-
the linksmen around the course. will be announced later, as will crew, as he caged 11 points. For fortunate. In the New York
Since the match opens after se- swim classes for children, to be the Dow five, Slim Wintermuthwas tourney Subjective Voting was

cure, none of you golf enthusiasts held in the Waves pool. the outstanding boy, rackingup used, and you must remember that
should miss this spectacle. points to earn high scoring in this type of voting each Judge "8. .,
honors{ for the night. the fight differently, and x t: --V
Snead has been at the top of The loss the Fliers 25-7 sees
Volleyball a "
the divotmen for many years, and Play won-loss record for the season. therefore he votes differently.
has been playing some of his best Mr. Rubino went on to say that
BOX SCORE OF ABC TOURNEY he "thought Chyz had won" but
golf in 46 tournaments. Ells- Begins In Sports
worth Vines is equally brilliant G T IV that he saw no reason for questioning -

whether he's driving, putting, or Program Trooper (f) 8 1 17 the decision. In concluding Lt. -,- ....-
fighting his way out of the rough LeagueThe DeMars (f) 2 1 5 Rubino stated that "Chyz fought a GABBY MAUEK, winner of
Paxson) 5 1 IX fine fight and the fact that Rhett the :Eastern Golden Gloves .
(which by the way, is a rarity for NAS Volleyball League got (C) 7 0 14 I
any of the four pros!). Byrd and off to a good start Friday morn- Sheffe (0)) 0 1 1 took: the verdict by a mere quar- heavyweight: championship, ,
Harrison will probably draw justas ing, 8 March. Both "Gold Braid" Platt (g) 1 0 2 ter of a point shows how close the cocks his right mitt in a fighting .
Stalu (If) 1 0 .
many "oohs" and "ahs" from and "EM" have their 2 fight really was. pose, on his return to NAS.
the gallery on hand. leagues. In the Admiral's respective TOTALS 24 ; There you have it mates, the Three straight men fell victimto
League AOS No. 2 beat VSB Trophy two opinion of the highly respectedand his deadly right at the Gar.
DOW CHEMICALMartens well-liked coach of the boys den.
TILDEN WHAMS ONE I games straight to win the two out
F have awarded -- --
you may thought were -
of.three set. (1 T3
(q) 1
bum decisions-I'll take his
VSB beat IATU in the Com- Cloyd (f) 4 1 9 Baseball Nine
mandant's Johnson (f) 0 1 1 word tot it and be satisfied that
League two Wintermuth ((0) 10 2 24 the New Yorkers treated our boys
straight games while the Aircrew- Carey (c) 0 1 1 pretty well. The fact that Chyz, Improves; Squad
men beat Communications in two Smlck (g) 0 2 2
games. Welnlund (g) 5 0 10 and Brown Remington, along with
All games are played In the Caress (g) 1 0 2 Cabby Marek, were invited up to Cut To 30 MenWith
Bear Mountain, New York, for _
Mainside Auditorium at 0900 and TOTALS 21 8 60 workouts to decide who shall fight less than three weeks to _
under the supervision of -o-! before the first the "- :
Lieut R. R. in the National Tournament held go game -, '
Aa Director. Bray, Sports Program WAVES End in New York the 26th of this team is rapidly hitting season -11 .' ...

N. Schedule for the Cage month, shows that the Broadway form. Monday the squad was 11..
a ADMIRAL'S TROPHY coming week: Season fight mob thought our NAS fighters trimmed from over seventy men to"1: ; '
Irldar, IS March Tuesday; had plenty of class. Jacksonville thirty and the coaches, Lieut. Lux ;)
AOS No 1 vi AOS No. :2 0-100 boxing enthusiasts should be and Lieut. Comdr. McCachren, had :.. j.;
IATU vs. VJsB start 1000 Win 12 Lose 8 the of ," ,
Monday 18 March proud of their 46 team. This is I tough job trying to pick ;
) the first the best men out of this "
Bye VI. AOS No 2 0900 year even one boy was large. -r-q., .
AOS No. 1 VI, VSB StO 1000 WAVES basketball came to a chosen to train up at Bear Moun- group.
WfidaHda, 20 March close here Tuesday night, as the tain from this area. If the number of spectators (.
rltJ"vl VSB. AOS StO No 2COMMANDANT'S 0900 Rollins College.sextet rolled up a No, it doesn't look like Jax was watching the daily workouts Is any )
TROPHY 1W0 second win over the NAS girls, robbed-on the contrary it looks indication of game attendanceNAS
Tuesday, 18 March 34-21. On 8 March the WAVES like Jax wuz great. is really going to back its
van vs. Communication 0900 downed the Stetson College team
IATU v*. Alrcrewmen.) players. It's true that the team
A&R vi VSBac No. 2 inon 41-23 on the mainside court. Edge with 9 points in the Rollins will not have the stars it has had
VSBao No. t vt. BoathouseWednesday "Skipper" Edge continued her game, while Ruth Buck 'led the the past few years but that is also
VSB 20 Marrh great ball playing as she led College girls with 12 markers. true of other service clubs they
IATU vs.VI.Alrcrewmen Communication 0000 WAVES scoring in both contests Stetson bowed to the WAVESin will meet.
",-- VSBac No. 1 vi VSBac No 2 1000 with 21 digits in the Stetson tilt, :Mainside Auditorium last Friday The groundskeepers have been
BIG BILL TILDEN, famous A&R vi. Boathouse and 14 against Rollins.! The Rol- 4123. The sharpshooting of working from early morning until
throughout the world as one of I lins squad seemed to have a second Edge and Annette Mumma gaveNAS late evening getting the diamond
the most durable of athletes, Happy Imecomng: half Jinx over the WAVES, as they an impressive 30-15: lead at ready for the first game. What
gives a demonstration. He play. Streator, 111. (SEA) Alfred I held but a slim 14-13 edge at halftime the half, and they were nevef with all the new grass that has
ed Fred Perry, three times Huber, recently discharged service-1 and ended the fracas with headed throughout the contest been planted just beyond the infield -
World Amateur Champ, in an man, returned home in time for his I their 10 point victory. In the Edge bobbed in 21 points for NAS, the fly chasers won't have
exhibition match last Friday own Inquest. Huber's father had j first tussle between the two outfits while Mumma got 16 digits in her the jitters in scooping balls as they
afternoon at the hospital. In- mistakenly identiied the body of a : Rollins won by a scant 28-27 last game before being discharged. have the past week due to football
cidentally, Tilden won In straight young man killed in a taxicab accident margin after a 10-10 intermission 'The WAVES ended their season scrimmage which left largo,
t' Bets, 6-4, 75. as Alfred. 4 deadlock Betty Vladeff trailed with 12 wins and 8 losses. sand spots last Fall.