Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 5, 1946
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Vol. 4 No. 39 5 December 1946
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Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command and 1th Naval District

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.. r I Holiday Program

lis Being Plonned For

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To culminate the first full year of peace since 1910, one

I of the merriest Christmas celebrations in the history ofNAS

Jacksonville is being planned by the station Welfare

e Department headed by Lt. Comdr. :Anthony J. Rubino.

'.i I There will be a colorful, pre-Christmas Crew's Dance
t? t t y I with a big name band, the Annual Children's Christmas

> Party with gifts from Santa for all sire a wide selection. Ship's Serv-

1 youngsters, a gala Crew's Christ- ice has on hand a particularly good
J1JS i i mas Eve Party and Dance, an out- choice of toiletries, jewelry and:
J door barbecue for all hands, anda luggage.
colossal New Year's Eve Party
and Dance complete with confetti Christmas cards arrived early

.....JO ... and noisemakers. In addition, the this year and are already being
DI CPO Club is planning a numberof displayed The same applies to
affairs and a Kiddie Party, and Christmas wrapping materials
such seals and
the O-Club and the Naval Hospitalare as paper tags

'" A st'lU'lUSE'ISIT to the station was made last week by J. N. Brown, Assistant Secretary of the expected to plan festive pro- multi-colored rush develops, twine.additional If a salesgirl buying:

Navy for Air, when he stopped off here for a brief inspection tour. The picture above was snapped grams for the holiday season. The will be placed behind the countersto
just prior to the assistant secretary'sdeparture.. Included are left to right, Captain Frank T. Ward, "801" Club has a program matching insure prompt and courteous:
I Chief of Staff, NAATC: Captain L. Y. Mason, Chief of Staff. 7th N. D.; Captain Anthony R. Brady, Mainside's.The service.
Commanding Officer, NAS; Captain H. V. Hopkins, Commanding Officer, NATTC: Mr. Brown; Rear station will be decked out I
Admiral Ralph E. Davison. Commandant, 7th N. D., and CNAAT: Captain I. L. Pratt aide to the assistant in holiday dress for the occasion. ( For those with a sweet tooth,
secretary; Lt. Comdr. John larrobino. S. D. O., Lt. C. C. Schmehl: and Lt Comdr R E Farkas Over 125 Christmas trees are being of plenty of specially available.The wrapped. boxes
candy are
to be distributed to
aide to( Admiral Davison---- _. --- -- -..-- barracks purchased and other activities. Annual Christmas Party
for the kiddies is
rapidly taking
Each barracks will be given ma-
MAINSIDE MODEL terials with which to decorate their
Return To Pre-War High trees. The Main Galley will boast I Santa Clansill bt'I Ir./tt'nt-
in at the annual Christmas
CLUB ANNOUNCES two beautiful ones on either end I person
of the mess hall. Two giant trees Party on Tuesday afternoon -
Standards Best Method Of :24 December, in Mainnlde
NAME t CONTEST I will be erected outdoors, one in 1 Auditorium.
front of the Mainside Administration -
The Mainside Model shop announced Building, and another in frontof { Vnles parent send in the
Insuring Peak EfficiencySmart | names! of their children 1mI -
a contest this week to the NATTC Administration
I ; mediately, many \\Ill be dil.lp-1!
I choose a new name for the ac- Building. Other appropriate Christ- ,
personal appearance careful observance of courtesy tivity. An appropriate insignia is mas scenes will be put up throughout pointed by not rrcehing a gift
I j! from old St. Nick To date, thE'I
I, also being sought, and contestants the station. The Main Gate
and military customs, and attention to the maintenance Christina Committee has only i
I who can sketch are urged to sub- will wear a Christmas dress, the !
and! appearance of ships, planes, and equipment were well- mit them, too. Chapels will be beautified with I received the names of 28t! Navy
characteristics of the naval service in the before I youngsters! and It Is known that
known years The contest will run till 16 December trees and poinsettias and the
the war, Fleet Admiral Chester. Nimitz, Chief of and the winner will be Chiefs' Club will be decorated on I I II dren there here.are many more Navy' rhil-

Naval Operations, declared recently in a letter to all flag and awarded a model kit of his choice, the outside as well as inside. I If yon wish your child to geta
valued at $5. Entries should be While they have not yet been
officers gift from Santa at the party -
sent via Yard Mail to Physical announced, suitable religious serv-
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Training and Welfare, Bldg., 726. ices at the Chapels will mark the
once. A Is provided on
asserted, "were not an ex- coupon
Extra Hazardous Box 14, NAS.Saturday holidays. I page four for your convenience
pression of spit-and-polish or a at 0900 a warm-up Ship's Service has already be- Remember, the party Is for the
Rates Are caste system, but a natural out- test flight will be conducted at gun its preparations for the holi- children 'of officers and enlisted -
Duty growth of the military man's the Mat by the club if weatherand day. Special Christmas merchandise men alike ,
knowledge that the safety of his wind conditions permit. Everyone has begun to arrive and is
Still UnchangedThe country and the safety of his own is invited to attend. Sunday on display in the newlydecoratedstore. shape. At a committee meeting
life depend on the perfection of his afternoon, members of the club Day to day shipments are Monday it was reported that all
board of directors of the weapons and perfection in the will participate in the model air- being announced in the Plan-of- arrangements were progressing
Navy Mutual Aid Association has techniques of his profession plane and car meet sponsored by the-Day. Although the store hasa satisfactorily for an expected attendance
authorized the same extra hazardous It was pointed out that, follow- the Jax Model Club at Lackawan- I $500,000 stock and merchandise of 750 children To date,
duty rates which are active ing demobilization the complex: na Park In Jax. All hands are invited should be plentiful this year, .Vi3 names have been submitted
now, according to AINav 601-46. post-war Navy was left in the I to witness the local sailors I shoppers are being urged to make :U69 underprivileged/ children from
Continued through 1917, the rate' hands of relatively few experienced: (Continued on Tugu 4) I their purchases! early n they de10S (Continued on Page 41SUIT'S
for aviation members remains at
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men majority '
$:) 30, and for submarine members I 1:1:
of personnel inexperi-
$2.50. Extra hazardous duty enced, untrained, and untried. I II'II'-J a
For XI
allotments active will be Ready ; A
now au- Since the history of the Navy has : y t M a1
continued December
tomatically through proved the worth of its established I
11117.Disbursing. standards of excellence, nothingwill II II I
officers of the Navy i insure the return to peak efficiency I
and Marine: Corps will change pay more quickly than the I
records to indicate extension of early return to those standards,
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n'A RADIO TKOGKAM commemorating-W'the fifth ;anniversary of
the attack on Pearl Harbor, prepared by Ens. Frank E. Coghlan of
the radio section of the Com-7 Public Information Office, will be
aired locally at 1900 Saturday over WMBR. Three Navy men who

were stationed In various parts of the Pacific area on 7 December .______ __.. '__'__u__ uunnnn____
1911 will be featured on the program Pictured above are, left to
right, Alton V. Tippins S2c, who will act as interviewer; Glenn W. SERVICE LAUNCHED the Christmas shopping season last week all decked out in holi-
Boos, CY, who was aboard the Enterprise at sea off the Hawaiian day dress Shipments of Xmas merchandise have already begun to arrive, and brisk buying has already
Islands; F. C. Barnett, PR1c, who was aboard the St Louis at Pearl; been reported. An over-all scene of the Merchandise Store is shown above. In the Inset &t the upper
and right. Gene Whitlock S2c, looks over a doll in the toy section which is well-stocked with games
Lyle J. Bercier, COM, who was on a mine sweeper at Corregidor; {
Ens. Coghlan. stuffed animals, and other gift for kiddies


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Admiral Nimltz stated.

"All cf the Navy's equipmentmust
spray be maintained in the high.-

w est state of material readiness.,.
I every officer and man must know:, '
Ily Skipper Edge, SpSJc( ) his job_every officer and man .

Here we go this week with the J. F. NELEN, ACMM I[ must exemplify the qualities' efficiency -

last and latest dope from and By integrity deportment:,;
about the girls at the Clevelan Last week's Bingo party got un I I and appearance. These things are
Now that rest der way at 1945. About 70 players I the
Air Show. they are not superficial; they are symbol -
ed up, we were sable to find out showed up, a very small cj-owd of pride in profession and

just what went on. Of course, vhe compared to the attendance we I country, and they, themselves engender --
they left they were planning on I have had in the past. What has : pride." he added.

Xmas shopping in Cleveland and happened to all of you bingo fans? In a statement to the JAX AIR

on wonderful liberties. But the;;)' Because of the new system we I NEWS Captain Anthony R.
found on their arrival that they were able to run 30 games and Commanding Officer of
entered the huge bomber plant in: the folks who missed bingo lastweek Brady reiterated and emphasizecJthe

the morning and didn't emerge tin should really feel sorry. We NAS of regaining theNavy's

w I Iw I night Parties were thrown, but ran the usual free game but instead 'I importance traditional standards of

I the gals had to say no as they; of the case of beer as a military smartness. '. 1

dreamed of hitting the sack And prize, we purchased a beautiful "Although there has been considerable '

no shopping period. The only Urn 19 pound tom turkey. The lucky improvement in the appearance "" .
the girls were secured from thel winner of this bird was :Mrs. D. C. all hands and their
hear of 1011 Barin St., NAS. of
'W' V""" ""'" work was for ten minutes to Tully observance of military courtesiesIn

Admiral Ernest J. King speak, Wonder if Chief Tully knew how the past several months the f'
Well ten minutes are ten minutes to dress it? The grand prize of standards havetnot a
Yum Yum!! I high pre-war
One of the big thrills for the the evening was won by Mrs. Malone been reached." the Captain.naid. ,

WAVES was to meet Madam of 1144A Alleghany St., NAS. "We must re-establish the struot .y+. ;.,:; (
THE TRADITIONAL Thanks Chung better known as "Mama Congratulations to you Mrs. Ma- ture of smartness from top to bottom '

Chung to some 800 American pilots and then stick to It" '
lone.Not ,
giving Dinner served last Thursday
she adopted during the wai to throw any roses my way, : '_ ." :'
at the station's chow halls Madame Chung was one of the but if Chief Jourdain and Chief 1 club It's getting close to deadline .

was something to write home originators of WAVES in the Icobmson, both of Childs St., NAS, time so just drop us a card .(

about and the hearty eaters'pictured Navy. would like to get a little dope on : at the Chief's club and we'll do

above won't argue that Jan Boyle SpSlc( had hE'r fishing, just kindly bend an ear the rest t
hands full when she greeted thre and get the inside story of my I Chief and Mrs. Edward Damask
fact. Even the cooks seemed to officers from the French Army am 16-pound channel catfish which I of 1437B Childs St, would like, to '
know that this particular meal was snapped behind B.O.Q. Incidentally I friends for their
tried to explain in French the< thank their many
was "out of this world" as can workings of aerial free gunner; "fellas," he took a shin kind expressions of sympathy and j'
be from on
seen expression de\ices. Fortunately she was res their floral tributes in their recent -
face of Haulk SC2c er.The
the Ray
cued by her C. O., friend and regular Saturday; evening's loss.
delec j
r as tenderly a before teacher Comdr. Noe, who is a linguist dance: was once again a success. I A little bit of imagination will
table-looking turkey just I
Quite a crowd was there, although do wonders for the followingverse
doing a carving job on it. Jan and Martha "Butch" Glover attendance was a little off becauseof : J JA
__ A total of 5,600 pounds of white !
consumedby SpIT)1c. spent their time in i a the holiday. We hope to see chicand his son went fishing I II
and dark were
dark room with a 3A-2 device, not more of you next week. I one day; j
the ,hungry NATTC bluejackets, and Yellow I knowing whether they were talk I Folks every Thursday evening, Said the Chief to his son, "Vouy, !

Watar. ing to an Admiral or one of the Chief Boose will run a movie. The you stay away, ,
help until the lights were turned< show will start promptly' tt 2000.It Your dad /is .fishing, so hush \oM0
on. They were left with jaws drop will be well worth while. No 1 cast"

-. --- ped two Inches several times when chlll en will be admitted as battle "Yts, clad," said Doug, as he tondtd ;y
the lights flashed on and they discovered scenes and actual results of the I a Ixisi.Kow I II

Softball Statistics Show to whom they had beer war will be shown This coming I this. lit tie tale is a true one, I II

I speaking Thursday, the chief will show The I you see, t tI
Minerva Brooke SpXlc( end Battle of Britain and after this I Cause it happened to Lucky just I II
Good SeasonAlthough
NAS Nine Had ed up being well versed in Morse< picture he will show films about I last Sunday. "

code, signalling, and the mechan two Jlma. These two pictures are I Steins to me, Lucky! for yvu fis"f f
the softball season I I leal workings of a plane since her tops: in entertainment We feel I \y's no go,
ended little more than three weeks in the season opener and then kept I: 100 hours or so of working was sure you'll enjoy the evening's So why not stick io our Tues
ago, the statistics concerning the' on its winning ways; by edging spent on the "Raiders'. performance It isn't every movie billl/O' t

NAS Jax nine have just been com- I Whiting Field 7.' and the Veter- Rose Mary Devine, CSpY( ), wason here a fellow can sit and smoke I Had to do that Lucky Just t

pleted. The locals won seven out :: ans Hospital at Lake City 6-5. In Fixed Gunnery, 386. The model a cigarette and drink a reffshing coudln't let a chance like this pailS

of ten games, this season and placed :, a return match with Whiting, Jax plane with this synthetic de'lcewas glass of brew. And by the way the through my fingers. Better luck to {
second in the CNAAdTra was dumped 8-6. St. Simons of called "Betty." With "Betty" movies are free.Don't you next time-.and congratulations ';
league. Two of their wins were by I Georgia spilled the Jaxmen 6-0 as Rose Mary taught every kid in Doug. .

forfeits from the Banana River Smith, their hurler threw a two- Cleveland how to lead and lag ir forget, you folks whocaven't There are still a lot of chiefs 1

outfit which failed to meet its half hitter at the locals. Jax traveled sighting. She was forced to carry turned in the names of who are not members of our little (
kiddies for the Xmas
of the bargain.The I to Miami and trounced the Fliers "Betty" with her at all times ever your partyAhich club. How come, fellows Weknow .
big hard second encounter to to it from carried is being sponsored by the
locals met some 16-11. In their lunch keep being you will like our place. So,
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and well-coached nines with St. Simons the local nine was I away. I
I rise entertainment in the way of let's go. chiefs let's build up the
this year yet only one home run eked out by a 2-0 count, but played Phyllis Poole, CSpS), spent heiLime ler mail being thumb-tacked to membership of our club. I
Jax hurler I the Georgians from device to de-
was recorded off a a better game against wandering he overhead, lipstick greetings on I I I
the season. I were whitewashed ,rice no one would get ill I
throughout ten-game than when they praying
he: mirror, and even a welcome Intercourse, la (SEA) Any-
Held was the local nine ended the show. Luck was with t
Treman of Whiting I 6-0. The luring
I nat thing could begin here and did i
lone man to record a four base off its season with a 5-2 win over ler. ?
Latest dope Anyone wishing to when staid Amish folks learned
knock off a Jax pitcher. Treman Miami. Before continuing here is one
I know anything about Navy Kegs, certain members of their youngerset :
the incident that took
clout place
collected his on power statistical department.Jax amusing
In the please consult Mickey Evans. On held horse-and-buggy parties
diamond at NAS Jax. It ended. being a regular Abbott -
plant ahead of up
was a slight distance the square ask her, highlighted by strip-tease dances. 1 1I
and Costello routine
When It came down to extra the race. t I

base blows. Jax led in all classes, Jax OpponentsHits was one WAVE named "Mee" THANKSGIVING DANCE 1 = I'
except triples. Triples turned out working with the group One conversation I _
to be the most hard-to-get-item in .. .... ...... 62 50 went like this. "Where isthe 3 !

Softball this Neither the local Walks ... .. ..... 38 48 [ tall, good looking brunette?" 4
its;year.opponents belted outa Runs . .. ... 52 48 The answer came back from a

squad three nor bagger this fall. I I Strike-outs ..... 30 42 blonde, "Oh ;you mean 'Me'." Not .

Jax dropped Ft Lauderdale 10-9 I Doubles . ... 12 8 I I mean the tall, good looking brun

------ I Triples . ..... 0 0 ette." And so it went.
Home runs .. .3 1 Marie Desmond, CSK, was ir
Lt. Comdr. Eppelin charge of cockpits and also Fair.hild's .'

: new plane the XNQ. Her j

Named Assistant Extra job| really became something wher
n Saturday the show was invadd "

Welfare OfficerLt (Continued from Page 1) ? by children Poor Marie was
slack and blue from helping kid J
expiration dates through December in and out of cockpits, and she
Comdr. Henry L. Eppelin 1947, and continue checkage .
shoot. "
to the XNQ 13)
expected see go se
Officer here until associationhas
Ship's Service at present rate. The
out the door any time. When '
that activity was taken over by undelivered checks representing ng "
the kids 10,000 strong invaded .'
the Supply Department, was named a partial refund of the extra I -
set out to take the
assistant welfare officer this war risk rate and members in they promptly dears rILJL
I oint apart. What the little
week. of 31 August
good standing their claws on
lid once they got
Prior to coming to Jax., Lt 1945, who have not received their exhibits was
he glittering
: shiny
Comdr. Eppelin was a squadron refunds should communicate with I x
exhibitor's nightmare. "
maintenance officer for a short the association at once. I in Clyde Vandeburg show director ? 6wjj
Beach and
period at Daytona of Applications for membershipare aw what was coming about 30 r
Officer !
when the Commanding
being*received from regular seconds after the doors opened. He
station left he assumed the I
the ,
Officer. At permanently commissioned and .ook one look at some of the empty ,.
duties of Commanding in warrant officers of the Navy Marine -' booths and sent out a riot call ..,
Beach was
the time Daytona
Corps, and Coast Guard on Dozens of show employees from
custodian status and all departments I !
who not over 45 rushed to
active lists are ticket sellers to janitors

were being deactivated.On Lt Comdr. Ep I ;years of age as well as Navy mid- j the rescue of the empty booths.To .
15 August
shipmen and cadets of the Coast. the kids goes the credit of the
detached and ordered to
pelin was Guard. I Lockheed's booth losing a prop off "
Jax for duty as Ship's Service I
officer : he Saturn model a burlt-ln ashtray
Officer. But as a result of the Confirmation of permanent
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transfer of Ship's Service from Bu- status, if not shown in Navy in the Boeing Stratocrulser
Pen to BuSandA 1 November I register, July 1945 should accompany nock-up being ripped out. putting
heir litUe feet through the wing a
he was reassigned to Welfare. -L -applications.OJlrfal- of the DeHavilland biplane and 1TILE

even unscrewing a lifting lug out
of a Lycoming engine, a minor

miracle which left Lycoming engineers .
gasping. But the kids even

tad time for other things. Among

hem, they gulped down 8,000 frozn -
custards 9,600 hot dogs and

1,200 hamburgers. Many an exhib-

tor: hastily called out of bed, wash
ping the bellyache would hurry

up and take effect
All- in all the girls had their
t, ands full Expecting to be guides AIR STATION BAND earned a special spot in the hearts ,

they came away with an educations of many sailors at the Thanksgiving Dance in Mainatde Auditorium -

t synthetic devices and an avia- last Thursday,nigbt The band with its peppy tunes, helpedease

ion background. that lonesome feeling which hung over the affair as thoughts; I
Rose Mary Devin received quite wandered back to past Thanksgiving holidays and the traditional f l

I"' V. 8. 7V.oy fkrtfJKTTERBUG a welcome an her return Her two Cd.te>getbera back home. In the top photo, the band is shown swine-: ;; r

n. :XFJ-1, Navy all-jet) lighter deslgne fe} North r
American, !. one of two such craft built for carrier! peratlwn. liurj :Mitchell, provided the ew- like this from the balcony.!

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"PLAINSMAN AND THE LADY," with Gall Patrick. Show at

2000 only.

"RENDEZVOUS WITH ANNIE," starring Eddie Albert Show at

\ 2000 only. .

"CROSS MY HEART," featuring Betty Hutton and Sonny Tufts.

Shows at 1430 730 and 2000.

I __ R w "SINGING IN THE CORN," with Judy Canova. Show at 2000 only,

fly 7 "THE CHASE," starring Robert Cummings. Show at 2000 only.



MAN I LOVE," starring Ida Luplno Show at 2000 only.

I .... ....,...... AND LAW," with Chester Morris Show at
..-. .. .....k l'. .."\I.t, i.St.w.'aI. I( u.. -- -- "BOSTON BLACKIE

Yvonne DeCarlo makes her third consecutive Technicolor appearance In Universal.International'a 2000 only. SUNDAY"RENDEZVOUS

I'( Song of Scheherazade" based on an Incident In the life of Russian composer Rimsky.Korsakov. In the WITH ANNIE," featuring Eddie Albert and Gail

rUm Yvonne portrays an exotic Spanish dancer who serves as an aspiration tor the composer's famed 2000 only.
with Jean Pierre Aumont and Brian Donlevy. Patrick. Show at
1! Scheherazade ballet music Yvonne co-stars MONDAY: AND TUESDAY"CROSS
starring Betty Hutton and Sonny Tufts.
MY ,
I She: "I-n living in a dormitory

while I am in college.He Commercial Show at 2000 only. EDNESDAY -

A what ? "SINGING IN THE CORN," with Judy Canova. Show at 2000 only.
She: A dormitory Surely you

know what a dormitory is. What Bulletin OTHER EVENTS

I did you sleep In while you were in
Bulletin will be accepted unxpece I
the Navy but later Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.
skivvies lien been filled, no BINGO r.\ltTY-Every
He and
SALTY HUMOR FROM : My than 1000 Tut-inlay. txt. 8JO.KK ; ATHLETIC GE\K-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue
10001130'and 1300-1830 daily, and at Gear Room, topside -
Waiter: May I help you with SALE Mustin Road,
HERE AND THERE work days.
Bldg. 726, 0800-1700 on
that air f
soup Plymouth four door *ed 191\ SHOP-
JI What do norm, help AIRPLANE
: you MODEL
the Hwpital
i! Seagull No.1 : "Who won met I don't need any help 1914 Naval: Dwlge. lour dnur sedan, four ntire "'" daily and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Mondays.
\ boat race down there below us, Waiter: Sorry, sir. From the *. hxt .614, H. S. Crouch: 3JO, A alleys located In Mainslde Recreation Building
Harvard or Yale? I wishto Gibb Ave, lkwey! Park. through Fridays; 1700-
sound I thought you might Ext. from 1630-2 13<) Mondays
{ 2. "Yale Just came trailer excellent condition No.3. Alleys open
Seagull No. : be aihore Houw
diayged ,
277. Ihlef Morrow HI.I*. 40519H :1100; Saturdays anal Sundays.
\ In first I Pontiac. two door aedan. new tir"'. information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
Seagull No 1: "And to think. I Lawyer (for motor accident unit tube, .new battery. and fog> Jillhu.1'-k. BOXING extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
hauled recently See A. J. Rubino,
1 put everything I had Harvard! victim ) : "Gentlemen of the jury, engine ovei Tomdr.
Brk. 63. NA'CI'f.Fivemoat
t the driver of the car stated he concrete blrfk houMe with utra i500. located In
the Reception Center
four miles an lement itreit One bl.'k \INSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly
only lot on
'. A girl in' slacks about to sit down hour was !going Think of It! The long agony i corner front bus line and near .10t'... Hut wa-, he South wing of Building No. 955: is open to NAS personnel and
exhaust fun
bearing and attic Available for wedding recep-
lias a t'ery funny ; ter heater 1000 to 2200 daily.
of my poor unfortunate client, St. Phone i-\OS7 betweenand 6:UO heir guests from
back to Combination radio-pho-
I She puts her hands in the victim, as the car/drove slowly IIIIU P. 81.R."b. ions by arrangement with Welfare Officer.
smooth his body." '>I.hon.ral.h cotnbinutiun, comvle available for use of all bands.
The skirt the isn't' wearin!), with recordu one month oil, excvliecnndition lograph deck of Mainside Recreation Build.
I 1130 Eat $M. 1'ARY-Located on second :: '
Thirty days hath September, Radio. >h.moKraph comb;nation tabl Also* nlod.4ahotgun No. 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
record ng
There has been a shortage of April, June and Seaman Binder; rl. with and over flat 1UO trie ahaver. U31A Ran- from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.

i whiskey in this country so everyone lie serves them now with no repre dolph. St.. NAS. SWIMMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming

i has been forced to gin and \'e, Sofa baby and eaay carriage chair, crib$50. Ext.hmhihair 42) an.1 800-2100 daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday from 1000 to 2100.

I bear It. For being absent without leave. I one baby utioll-r '7i. Joe .olliiu, ,xt. U'I1 unday from 1200 to 2100.GOLF .
or .xtr. SiSJ Course open fom 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday -

1 # YOU CAN'T WIN By Hougl Oak and dtik.other coal artnle I or wood Phone heater 01635.Baby taxed l... from 09001700.- Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing

j earriace!, tike new IW; malt. the. runks prohibited on Golf Course.ANC'IIORAGEOpen with
o( drawers, tit; lUyiwn $J. canvi I daily to enlisted personnel (
awing on mitul atand. II, AUo Em..r.on of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
L rOld aids
|M>rtabl" ra.lio-ph> olCralh. lad, > .
camel hair! tcnwoat, .!>. 1$. Lt. tonul Field.
Kimball, *xt. 441. TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training -
iT i } Furniture, inilulet studio couch, ft+ No. 726
c----: Building
table, baby bed. Hollywood, bed table .
lamps, and mirror. 1720 tquer!: St. Yorktown Roads).
i.. Furniture, includes mattreu, couch, twe VMtKTBVLL. Practice Monday through Friday starting
chairs, baby bed with Inneraiirin m..t.
r-- tr...., liMa stove with four burner an!I at 1630.
oven Ext. 277 or phone 2.9.U.

CJ4T SHIP FRUITS AND wVTS Furniture heater, pictures for lour, roorai cooking, includes utennU, .rug an i.. Rd.. In South Jack onvlll. to NAg, 1
\ PORTS OF UM curtain. Dr Lnnninuhnm, ext 560 Working hours 0744 to Ilia. 1'hon
BV EXPRESS TOiHt Three room of furniture, Includes be.J 6135.1'wo + w Y!
t s room living room ant Ir.itcb..n.Iu..' ruler to BO to Chicago. Leaving 11
O kitchen utensils and two ruK. Can IItMVMitwl ba December. Ext. 313.
,w 1 after UUD at 1341A Rundulp apartment for thrr
house or
hi St.. NAS.Matche.i Two expected buhv Phone :2.8953.
net of woixln, matched let iB.bby adult and drop
, e"9) J.>ni*. Irons plut golf bag C..II Nice sofa. easy chair four and chairs mahogany for mal
tabl with
71jJl leaf
8119: : before 1630Chief .
L44l ext.
.. i06. Mrt. bray
'a blue uniform, chief white1..1, dining, room Lxt.: preferred.
make, 12 gauge &
form, one extra chief eoat All us* 1i5xt. (0, Shotgun, any *.W.
Lt. Hoi-kln. txt
RVtQ : Mi.Of .
flet'r', uniform. includes one Act 01 IOSTAMxment
green with two piuri of pants, |41: tw"U <
I' of blue. $l0 each: one raincoat, check mAI.l. out t.. Prey JAn'
j : : 111: : one trench coat $50. All IU* 4.Lxt : Allimtn Contact Billy J. Alhon, TA!
c---------- \ : 277 or phone K504.. bivuion. N\HC: bxt 672

1.'UK It KXTMeeptntr. Shaving kit black. leather! on SJ NovemUT -
along Yorktown' Ave Lxt.!: 500, W
I'i VivyJ.oa
: \ room with nmte kitchen prtvileven. 1) Cuffey
4 IKIIwood\ AVII., phona-7UoJ with the name ol
Brown and blue bnjr
clathnlg. Please Contact! tranV A
\\'.\ nn M Miaul. Dl'igt on Cts.; U.S.S.C.L. Evan., D __

Ri.I..,. from vicinity of McDuff and Boa. I!:. IU. e/o I'tMlmatVer', Green CovSprings < .
ver to NAS Working hour ODOO to 16JUbu }.1a.I L
7Ji. Chief Milmanro Pearl necklace, during: Jax-Navy v*. Fort
rliltn from vicinity of Allison St. t< Kenning: same at Municipal Stadium
NAS Working hour. 0715 to 1600, Utward Ext. 2S5 or phone .405i.V1LLTKDE .
Phone T-5511. H. A. IVlmr
fide: from I:d4twoi and Piwt to NAS, \
WII Working hour 0800 to 16,10 Ext. 681,
Mr.. (irrenwxy.ide tell Packard "110" for smaller car Cull ,
Randolph! ht NA:!. after 16JO
Part at tJUA "
: fxHn ht Nichiilna near
: ,

I ..' -; STALEMATE By Harold JoneR, 81 Wheel Done I I'A

story, at first tragic and now

I",1 W, triumphant, concerns the current
jy 1 e film ascendancy of the glowing V

young dramatic star Ann Blyth. ", :I
Her back broken In a tobogganing :J

t accident last March when Universal "J

,. studio lent her services to ] '.;!
rv+y with Joan Crawford In 1945M outtending '

-.t., picture. "Mildred Pierce, ]
I Misa Blyth's unconquerable spun!! 'e !

.1 downed the agony and tedium o !

"': the surgeons' ten month fight t ;4

restore her health, fend now lib .

faces the world In one of the great,
roles of the 1946 film season starring .
'..; in "Swell Guy" Producer! ,

Mark Helllngert poignant new plc-l

I ture for Universal,



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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 5 December 1946

1 J' S i Letters To The EditorDear IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By. Sleeves.

Editor: I '
Editorial Office If your paper would publish the following' .

South Wing, Lower Deck, BIdg. 930 item, it may save some other kindheartedand
Telephone Extension 8542 unsuspecting person from a similar fate.
from Jacksonville to the I
Arthur M. Greene, Editor While driving
The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the Station on a recent evening, along Roosevelt I
U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida at no Highway, an NAS officer saw a body lying I
expense to the government and In compliance with in the road. He stopped to investigate and

SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 May 1945. Copiesare give assistance, but as he reached the body; ,
at the Naval Air
distributed free of charge
Station the Naval Air Technical Training Center, a hidden person came up behind him, stucka
the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training gun in his back, and relieved him of his
Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval wallet and contents. IL

District. Naval Auxiliary Air ,Station Cecil Field, During the crime, the "body" arose, and
and the U. S. Naval
the Naval Air Gunnery Range
with his companion, escaped in a car hidden
Rent Admiral Ralph E. Davlion nearby. ...
Chief Commandant of :Naval Seventh Air Advanced Naval Training District The moral, naturally, is "forewarned is
forearmed," and everyone should be wary c"bodies"
Captain Jacksonville Anthony R. Brady Naval Air USN.Station Commanding lying in the road. i

Captain Howard V. Hopkins, USN Commanding A Reader. I
Training Center *
Naval Air Technical -

C rUa! Cillett J14tfJip) USN. Commanding
Roberto S. Annual Christmas PartyFill I
Ceptal Naval F. V.Air Prleitman Reserve Training USNR. Commanding Unit in the form below and send it to =1 r fr O'

Lt. X4. T. C. Moore-Jr., USMC, Commanding Chaplain F. L. Albert at the Chapel, Box ___ .

Marine Barrack 6, NAS, if you want your child to attend ....,. N..
Comdf Jules F. Schumacher, V8N Commanding the big Christmas party on Tuesday, 24 December ;
Naval Air Gunnery Rang at Mainside Auditorium. The partyis : ::

Cl>UIn Jr., USN Commanding an annual affair for children of both officer
Naval AuxiliarryrAir Station. Cecil FU11C and enlisted personnel. Well, why look so surprised? You said to drop In anytime .

..pt. Alexander M. Hearn USMO .

Alarm Aviation Detachment Association ma.ferial. Mainside ModelContinued BOOK SHELFIn I
Editorial I
:Ill AIR NEWS receive Ship'i
TV without Name of Child-
Republication of credited matter prohibited ( from Page 1))
peraiaaion of SEA, Washington 25. I). C. Republication of uiy compete.The .
by aerrice publication U Model Club's showing at the PAVILION OF WOMEN,
witthoutmp.rmissio cot<< Editor. lAX AIR EWL Age SexFather's Orlando Model contest last week Pearl Buck tells the story of K

end was not too gratifying, but in great family of the landed gentry,
view of the inexperience ot the in China. This is in contrast to!
Pearl Harbor Day Name participating club members, and the peasants and plain people with
the fact that the ships were un whom her previous books have
Saturday-marks the fifth anniversary of Rate or Rank Div.. tried by previous test flying, the dealt. The scene is laid in a great
house, a series of courtyards surrounded -
Harbor the club as a whole did fairly well.J. :
the Japanese attack on Pearl K Hale's ship, the "Red Hed,'" by one-story rooms all
stab in the back which plunged the United flown by Roy BJorkland turnedin connected by passageways. Here
hopedto a speed of 96.6 miles per hourto three generations live.
States headlong into a war it had take fifth place at the meet in If you enjoyed NIGHT AND
avoid. !I Class 4 ships, although the enginewas THE CITY by Gerald Kcrsh. try
impossible that 1aIjINews not at full peak On a previous his newest novel. THE WEAK
In one way it seems flight, the ship was at full peak, AND THE STRONG. Once againhis
five years have passed since that momentousday. atv3Views f rnl iSttat but the dolly would not leave the characters are unique. "The
In another, that Sunday; afternoon ship and the engine turned in e a setting for this novel is a trop-
when most Americans were resting by their: very poor speed of 68 miles an ical island Inhabited by a fascin-
listening for the latest hour. On one lap, the ship was ating gallery of characters. There
radios after flying at 100 miles per hour. is Grogan, an American gangster,
news of the war in Europe, seems ages ago. Dave Stock's plane had an unsuccessful I and Ritz his mistress; Reverend
The stunning news of the sneak attack THANK YOU flight. After a beautifuland Bushy-Jones a hypocrite; Schatz;
a ruthless film magnate; Flamingo -
emis spectacular take-off under:
came like a bombshell. Japanese conferring peace with We have now completed celebrating our the handling of BJorkland, the I a beautiful dancer made for
saries were in Washington thanksgiving season. This year most of us ship climbed almost vertically, rev love; Hromka, a composer who
Cordell Hull, then Secretary of State. And had for offering heart-felt eled off, and was about to go in seeks God for man's sake; and
special reasons
others all of them drawn with *
converging on to Its when the engine
speed run
the while Jap forces were
blow. thanks as we enjoyed the season with members leaned out and quit. It came.in master's touch..
Pearl Harbor for a knockout UNDER THE RED SEA SUN;
of our families for the first time for a very fast and success
How different things turned out for the years. Homes are once more united, and the ful landing proving the ship will is the fascinating story of salvagein
1 Their grandiose fly and is well built to make the harbors at Massawa after
would-be conquerors scars of our separation throughout the past Nazis and Italians had deliberately -

schemes are now just bitter memories"sa as hostilities have begun to fade into memories, speed.Bob Reed, Dan Savoy, Bill : sunk everything that floated
American occupation forces trod their not as vivid as they were at this season in Barnes Doherty, Andrews and T.I I including two huge drydocks. The
Their dreams of a "Greater EasiAsia" of unsuccessful in story is told by Comdr. Edward
cred" soil. recent years. For the first time in many : A. Harrison were
domination of the Pacific and their efforts to get their ships into Ellsberg, who, using natives, a few
and our lives, we should know the meaning of: Americans British and Italian .
of the but Andrews did turn
the United States collapsed like a house the simple words "thank you"-but how in a few air unofficial flights. P. O. W.'s, did the salvage ;Job l >>
cards once America's armed might began many of us have thought of offering Buddy Caldwell of Southeastern working under terrific difficulties
to be felt-once America's mighty productive thanks"! to our God? Model Distributors awarded a I This book Is even more interest-
geared to all-out produc "Comet Whizzer" to J. K. Hale ing than his others, including ON
capacity was The custom of saying "thank you" is nota THE BOTTOM and MEN UNDER
fastest club
for the
tion for war.Americans. native habit. Parents take pains in teaching I speed. THE SEA.
everywhere rose to the chal their children to say "thank you" because For those of you who like things

lenge and threat not only to our way of life,, they know that untrained children Gala HolidayContinued western, FABULOUS EMPIRE by
Fred Is account of the
but our very existence. The youth of the would rather enjoy considerations or privileges ( from rage 1) rise and Gipson decline an of the 101Ranchin

nation answered the call to arms; others, too without showing any; spirit of gratitude.An local orphanages and 284 Navy Oklahoma. It is a fastmovingtale
old for the rigors of military duties, swarmed attitude of thanksgiving should be especially children. The Navy is providingfree of ranch life and the cattle

to war plants and shipyards to do their : peculiar to the Christian's way of life. transportation to and from country.The .
for the children from also has couple of
the station
library a
bit on the assembly lines. Women, too, were Our Apostle Paul made familiar the words: the orphanages. new ones for the mystery fans this 0
in there pitching alongside their menfolk. "Thanks be unto God," and in the fullnessof The Kiddie Farty Is slated for week. For the followers of the

They entered the armed forces or strainedon his gratitude came his greatest joy. The 1330 Tuesday, 21 December at Saint, there is Leslie Charteris
graveyard and swing shifts. ability to say "thank you" with meaning isa Mainside Auditorium.' Parents new Crime Club selection THE
their children. SAINT SEES IT THROUGH. An-
may accompany
At the beginning there were many i great asset. If we stay aware of the good Entertainment will be provided,, other thriller by Roman McDoug-
heartbreaking disappointments and severe things we enjoy in life, most of which we and Santa Claus will present each aid is entitled PURGATORY

setbacks. But then we got rolling. Too little take for granted, we shall not find it difficult child with a gift. Afterward, the STREET

too late, gave way to overwhelming superiority to experience the real meaning of the Galley youngsters where will they go to will the receive Main master O. L. :McMillen, Phyllis

in men and equipment. Slowly and phrase we use so thoughtlessly, "I thank sandwiches fruit, punch, cookies, Poole. ChSp.S( ).
inexorably at first, later with increasing you." and ice cream. Gift Committee
back across Chaplain R. L. Stamper. The party an annual affair is Lt. Comdr. H. J. Skipper, Chairman -
the Japs were
speed, open to the children of both officer ; :Mrs. A. R. Brady Mrs. R.
the Pacific. They were pounded and pum- -*- and enlisted personnel. Evenif M. Gillett, Mrs. H. V. Hopkins

meled, and they began to crack. Soon their ON-THEJOB TRAININGSEA parents expect to be out of Refreshment CommitteeLt.
was afraid to come out and fight, seeking town on Tuesday, they are still Comdr. Clark Dunn Chairman
navy ) -The Veterans Administration
waters and sending out ( urged to send in the names of ; Mrs. Theodore Lachman Lt.
in home
shelter has received authority to exercise tighter their children so that Santa will R. G. Luckie.
only Kamikazes to try to stop our advance. control: over the on-the-job section of theervlceman's reserve a gift for them. Division Decorating Committee .
But even that was to no avail. Soon the long > Readjustment Act. The authority officers are asked to aid in secur- Lt. C. C. West Chairman;
out to blast Comdr R. E. Ford, Mr. D. A
arm of our air power was granted to hold down growing abusesof ing names by recanvassingtheir Woods.
doorstep and the personnel and telling themto
at their ,
their shipping very
this law which subsistence Transportation Committee
of pays moneyto send their applications to Chap-
fleet was able to prowl off the veterans following an earn-while-you- lain Albert. Lt. Comdr. J. W. Jung.

the home islands at will. learn course. Simultaneously there will be a 0
end finally after a new weap. similar party at the 804" Club.
The came, The act limits subsistence to $175 a General chairman for the illiuinrSfrtJtCps
on, the atom bomb, convinced the Japs that month for a veteran without dependents, Christmas Party is' ChaplainF.

further resistance was only suicide. Insteadof $200. :with dependents.; L. Albert. Chaplain W. R. Stev- At the Station Chapels, Birmingham
conquerors, the Japanese were the con- -*- enson is assistant general chair- Road and Miutin Avenue
man. The committees and mem- ProtctUnl'
quered.So 0730-Holy Communion Chaplain
will E. W. Andrew.
the American people
Saturday, General Committee
0930-NATTO Servlct-Cbaplaln E. W.
look back and remember 7 December 1911. (SEA) Disabled workers experience }.[rs. R. E. Davison, Chairman; Andrews.0930Sunday.
The Japs will think back and remember, also. one-third fewer accidents than able-bodied Mrs. R. C Johnson, :Mrs. L. Y. Chaplain W.School]{. Stevenson Small: Chupel.
will reflect that aggression, like workers exposed to identical work hazards; Mason Mrs. B. M. Summers :Mrs.P. 1043- -Dlvln* bervic**-thuvlaJn F. I.
But they .
E. Emrick, Mrs. R. P. Beebee, Albert.0700Mori
they lose no more time on the job because
does not With their navy, once
crime pay. Lt. Ellen Word, Mrs. A. Kettles, Catholic
most powerful in the world, virtually of absences than able-bodied workers, and Lt. Comdr. A. J Rubino Chaplain 0900-MIDI.. -.
{ nonexistent, with Hiroshima and Nag- yet their production records are better than R. J. Daird, Chaplain E. W. 1100-M.... .
asaki almost wiped :from the face of the those of able-bodied workers, shows a survey Andrews Chaplain R. L. Stamper An Outdoor It maintained Xuriery for between'small 0000 children -
of 47 made by the Bureau of Labor Program Committee and 1200. .
plants :
earth, and with all their ill-gotten gains ,Chaplain .II, F. Menges, Chairman Jewish R.Ilgloas Snl. std .
gone they have paid a stiff price for their Statistics at the request of the Veterans ; Lt. Comdr.,II. W. Schwerdt, Ftllowthip Boer '
180e-pl py In_the ..falL Ch P t>t
folly and ambition, !Admin5stratioru Lt (jg) W. W. Wooden. -' ..n..n1:


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Player-Charlie Hart returned I this n ;
office one day last week to wood the
over holidays. Seems 1 he
find. a piece of string running from underestimated a two-hour linoleum i ';
Ms secretary's desk in the outer
laying job-it took over two rif
.... office, along the floor, up the side days to complete same! %
..L.. of his desk, and disappearing beneath Planning Dlvlf'tlon-By Mattle I n
!t1 a pile of papers in his incoming Wood-It seems that everyone had : f 4ft
mail basket. On the end
quite an exciting holiday eve
,.. of the string was a note reading, though the weather was just a :. Tb
.j 1 "I would appreciate it if you little dreary.
would tie yourself to the end of
Charles Wetzel left for Wash] 0 +
this string so I can find you when
ington on Wednesday to spend &
I want you. Signed, Lois Webster.
We have been wondering whom Thanksgiving at home and wa

... we could see to get Lois Collins re- unavoidably detained because of
,rated to Angel 1st class. Lois is transportation. We missed him:
the type of girl most fellow very much, but we are glad I to -
would like to be marooned hear he had a wonderful time.
1 1 on i a
: desert island with, along with i a It seems that Jax was well represented I: 's'f
.0.. cannon to combat would-be ref in Pensacola this week! .
; cuers. with Barbara Merck Mary Sllco: ,

We see that our friend, Margaret Alex McHugh, and Louise Garrison -
(Speedy) Ward, is back afte spending their holidays then
t' Ban'absence of two weeks. It coul< A good time was had by all.
.not be definitely determined what The statistical section seems t to
she did with all the time she hat be on its feet again, and we hop
off, but it is probably safe to say; the overtime is over for good.
that she spent lots of time &nd The rumor about the new hour
i lots of money buying dresses, for A & R from 0800 to 1641 ,
sweaters, and stuff like that there sounds wonderful to us; of course,
j At this point, we would like to some are a little depressed, bu
seem THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS got off to an early start last Wednesday at Supply when the
congratulate the following E. O for the most part everyone
Outgoing Stores Group and Issue Division staged their annual turkey luncheon. This year the affair
whose I
personnel occur
happy. also commemorated the passing out of existence of their section by a Navy Department Supply Corps
this week: Jimmy Gaulden, Franklin receive
The first answer we administration had time be from the
change in and procedure. That everyone a bang-up can easily seen
Kirkland, Jack Byars, Ralph; whenever we asked what the em big smiles on their faces. Special guests were Vernon L. Gorsuch, chief clerk; Jack R. Sharpe, admin-
Braswell,. James Barlow, and Wil ployees did over the holiday is- istrative officer; Comdr. Ralph )r. Humes, supply and accounting officer; Comdr. Marion D. Sims, Jr.,
lie Davis.It
eat turkey. Evidently there was assistant supply and accounting officer; Lt Comdr. Oscar W. Leidel, Jr., officer-in-charge, receiving
has been reported that Bryar no shortage of turkeys this year division, bookkeeping and inventory control; and Michael Cascone, employee services, Industrial Relations -
Cornwall has a friend who has & Engineering Fred E. Clytn .
device which will doubt after -- ----------
no as We had a nice quiet Monday -
tound the scientific world when Thanksgiving week-end. Bu
and if it is ever placed on the things were not quite so quiet dur Thanksgiving StoryThe Four Examinations
market. It seems that this friend ing the holiday "Thankagiiing" in the 5Wp PLY Announced
of Cornwall's is an electrician, and Walt Fletcher and many others words 'j'1.anlcag&t'sng1.Ol1aa]/ had By
the device aforementioned can be spent a good time at the JacksonLee a real meaning for an NAB v Civil Service BoardFour
attached to any radio set so at game. How early did you go sailor last week.P. SALLIES'By
to cut out any portion of a pro to get a seat, Walt? D. Poston, a carpenter' examinations for prota
gram which is not desirable. In Lois Barclay, who is a Mama'i the Public Works Department, tional appointments Mere announced -
other' words, if your set was receiving I Girl," spent the week-end in the found a wallet and turned it in by the Board of U. S.
a program on which there : country. We're all just jealous, to the Station Police. The police i Civil Service Examiners at NASlast
was a mixed chorus broadcasting,, Lois. in turn, contacted the sailor CLARA S. SPEER week. The exams are for
either the male voices or the female I Virgil Bears is now in Technica by means of the identification This Thanksgiving brought together Electroplater, Sal maker, Parachute
voices could be cut out simply Files. He hails from Pittsburgh, in the wallet. many families separated Mechanic, and Apprentice4th

by flicking a switch. I Pa. But the Florida sand is in his Bo, to make a long story I for years by the,war and was, in Class.!
In the course of ordinary conversation I shoes, too. He intends to get married short, the lucky sailor got his deed, an occasion for rejoicing These exams are announced In
one day last week, the and settle down in Miami. A wallet back with all his mon- and thanksgiving in many of GUI furtherance of the Civil Service
following interesting facts came rich man, that's what he is. ey, as well as his I.D. and lib- Supply homes. One such event Commission and Navy Depart
to light. It seems that soon after Bill Hines is anxiously awaiting erty cards. Instead of a was the family reunion-barbecu ment's program of returning to
Sophie Geleneau was first mar that day when there will be thre Thanksgiving without money attended by Robbie Settle (Accounting competitive examinations In fill-
ried she got a chicken for dinner. cop's, excuse me, I mean four, ir and restricted to the base, the ) and Shirley Collier Ing Federal positions. Appointments -
In the process of preparing the his family. I forgot your mother in- white hat, at last report, had (Contract) at Robbie's former: from registers resulting
bird for baking, she simply removed law is living with you, Bill. Anyway himself a real Thanksgiving home, Oxford, Florida. This was from these examinations will be
the feathers and placed it congratulations. holiday.: the first reunion held in 12 years, probational, and appointees will
in the oven. She must have figured Wayne Moriva spent a nice quiet Knowing that he had helped All the sons, grandsons, nephews, acquire a classified civil service
that there was no necessity for week-end at his home in Columbus make someone else's holiday and cousins in the service have status at the completion of the
stuffing the chicken inasmuch as Ohio. It's a good thing these more pleasant, we are sure Mr. safely returned from the four cor probationary period.
it was full already. I big week-ends don't come every Poston had a happier one him- ners of the world.THANKSGIVING. Persons now employed u

Everyone is very happy to see week, isn't it, Wayne self. HAPPEN- Electroplater, SaUmaker or Par-
E J, McKinney back at work after LaFalise Chambers & Co, the INGS: Fred Quina (Stock Control); achute Mechanic under war service -
an illness which kept him con- Co, being her husband Bob, spenta went on a turkey and deer hunt indefinite or temporary appointments -
fined for a while. Mac is really a week-end in Atlanta, Ga. Along InspectingThe Sadie Sheffield enjoyed a visit will be individually
fine fellow, and we all have missed with relatives and turkey, Bot with her daughter at Fernandina,, notified and be given an oppor-
him very much.t8sf'mblyDy. had an appointment with the den and ate oysters and shrimp at the tunity to file for the exam witha
Edward F. Holland I tist.: I'm glad it was you and not Sand-Bar Orie Gill (R & 0)]) view toward acquiring a classified -

t -With Thanksgiving only a me, Bob. Inspectors went holidaying" to Jasper, Flor status.
The quiet signs didn't mean a ida Roberts Stock Inasmuch the
memory, the predominating question Dorothy ( aw apprentice
.f' on the deck isnaturallyhow thing to Engineering last week Ily HELEN BURNETTE Control)) to Gainesville Lillian training program is new at
many days off for Christmas. when a young rat chased by "Ead" Well, the holidays came and Wilbay (Shipping), to Pensa NAS, applicant.UI be givenan
.j From a seaman who knows a mess Tracy and Don "The Kid"Kimmel went-as holidays usually do- cola Geneva Chester (Follow- opportunity to Indicate trade
i cook who knows a yeoman; this headed for LaFaliseChambers' and it seems that all really enjoyed Up), to Quincy, Fla. Lois Miller preference at the time of taking
reporter is reliably informed that desk. Didn't know she themselves in their own particularway. Follow-Up), to Woodbine,, the written examination. Applicants -
Kilroy is the only person who could move so fast, and Margaret Georgia Edna Brunson (Fol. must be between the ages'
knows for sure. and he can't be Ward can sure let you know Helen Styron and her husband,, low-Up), to St. Augustine of 16 said 19 )'ears. However, the
located. here she is when. .a rat gets close. Dave, spent a quiet and restful; Shorty Segal (Purchase), to Day- age limit may be waived for Vet-
I week-end at their home and en- tona Beach Zola Epting (Fol erans. Apprenticeships are" to be
The recent past has seen a con- joyed having their Thanksgivingdinner low-Up), to South Carolina offered in the following trades:

siderable tering the number division.of new Because men en-of INSIDE "out." Said Mrs. Styron last Gladys Baldwin (Shipping) hada Aircraft Instrument Mechanic,

unable to week, "I'm really going to enjoy good time deep sea fishing at Aircraft Mechanic General, Air-
limited space we are the holidays and do as little house- Wallis craft Mechanic Motor, Aircraft
WORKSHave Dekle Beach Mary
mention all names, but we ex- PUBLIC Mechanic Ordnance, Carpenter,
keeping as possible. (Shipping) flew to Miami and en-
tend to all hearty -
you very that she Electrician, Machinist, Metal-:
you heard the story about Lillian Wolfe reports joyed the holidays at Miami Beach
George Clarke and the fox squirrel and her parents also took advan- Margaret Abbott (Shipping) smith Aviation, Radio Mechanic,
I Jack Antrin, Sic, who recently which has been making the tage of the holidays by doing as wailed that she undid all the good Sheetmetal Worker, and Auto-
.' returned from NATTC, spent they rounds? It seems that George little cooking at home as possible. her diet had done for her by 'indulging motive Mechanic.
holidays with relatives in Tennessee. went hunting with a bunch of his "Pat" Askew advises us that she in too much food Amy Full particulars may be obtained -
I 4 Are they still feudin' up buddies and got lost from the has just about finished her Christ- Shaver (Inspection Reports), Pearl from the Board in DnikK
"I. there Jack? rowd.: After his friends searched mas shopping, after enjoying a Forbes, and Lillian Ward (Ship- Ing <450.<: '
As if he didn't have enough on for him several hours, they were wonderful turkey dinner with her ping) claim they didn't do any-
his mind what with moving into amazed to see a fox-squirrel leadIng parents. Just wait until "Pat" gets thing of particular interest, but ter born November 25th Stock
t : a new home out in Murray Hill, George back to the group. that new home, and then (maybe) put in some good time eating tur- Control is sad over losing Ruth
Jerry Porwall came in with an One of the men from Transportation we'll eat with her next Thanksgiving. key and resting Sarah Gardi- Mann After 3A years, Ruth is resigning -
oddity on his head which would : was not able to join the ner refinished some antique furni to look after her chickens,
1 put Tom Brennaman of Hollywood hunting party last week becausef Veronica Huss the gal who ture Issue Division staged an cow, garden, boat, and other fea-
hat fame in spasms. Where did he a pressing appointment to go never gets enough sleep and rest enjoyable turkey dinner on the tures of her home on the Ortega
get such a creation? You ask him; golfing. We are wondering if this -reports that she spent the holi- third deck. The photographer took River Mattie Hill (Stock Con-
he refuses to divulge the secret. ould: have been Willie Dauphin. days just reading and sleeping pictures, "n" everything. I trol) had a unique experiencewhen
Anyone who missed the Lee- If the employees in Building 136 and, oh yes, eatIng a little.E. FOOTBALL NEWS: Margaret she went home the other
Jackson game must have been out ire still wondering why the bells H. Butts, principal inspector, Edwards (Shipping) drove to afternoon. Not the "Walls of Jeri-
of town as the stadium was filledto were pealing this Monday, it was Aircraft Overhaul Group, says he Gainesville for the FloridaAuburngame I cho" but the plastering of her
capacity. C. P. Bryant over in to announce that A. G. Seldon spent the holidays quietly at home Among those attending room came tumbling down upon
the Sub-Assembly Shop came in lad acquired a bride on Thanks- -resting and eating-and doing a the Jackson-Lee game were: Frank
all smiles Monday morning because riving Day. little fishing on the side. Reiter (Storehouse); Ruth Crosier : Nellie Stack (In-
t he had picked the right We noticed a number of persons Chief George and his attractive (Contract); Mary Norton and spection Reports) has returned
... team Sam Holcombe of the standing in line at the scuttlebutt wife really had turkey dinner in Peggy Bryant (Shipping); Shorty from a wonderful trip to New Or-
same shop took a very, very long with aspirins, or a reasonable style. They visited "Auntie" and Segal (Purchase); Remer Touch- leans. She flew there and went
l! trip home-to Georgia.The facsimiles thereof, Monday mornIng enjoyed a family reunion with all I ton (Shipping), who had Thanks- sightseeing through the old French
housing shortage, in spite We could not help but wonder the trimmings. I' giving dinner at the swanky Pea- Quarter and other places of in-
1 of statistics to the contrary, is whether it was too much tur- Inspector Carlson actually overhauled I' cock Club; Bill Fudge (Shipping), terest Irene Barton (Stock
/': still acute, but for Bill Catrette :ey or too much sparkling water. his washing machine and who later enjoyed some fishing; Control) is now back from a short
,10 and family it is temporarily settled Joan and Dave Truka became finished repairing his garage John Colvin (Purchase), who also vacation down the state. *
Bill is living at the Beach the proud parents of an eight- after a huge Thanksgiving repast spent some time "looking for a Sales Division welcomes two
>ound boy recently.. Neil David We wonder just how much he actually "
now. wild turkey. From Stock Control new employees: Daniel Boddie
t .._.t,,, The fishing and hunting bug is says that Joan will always be remembered accomplished? were Leola Hargrove, Winnie and Helen Boyd.
C .'t ,: en the loose, and strong. Plans as (the, "little" blonde Inspector H. C. Petee says he Wynns, Sara Kuder, Carl Reiter, Sam Hendricks (Proposal) has
Best wish- also enjoyed the holidays eating,
t "'i:! are being made now by S. C. Yeoman girl; in the time office sleeping, and resting quietly at Fred Quina, and Kenneth Wilkins. I a new hobby-raising rabbits. He
:NI.1 I and D. II. Green to go hunting es We to you are glad to welcome Mr. home.E. Lane Fleming (Sales) went to. and a friend have gone into a 60-
i .. I this week-cnd up in Jasper. Athens for the Georgia-Tech 50 At writing
in ouraker back to the group after O. Carter and his wife spent partnership. jlhls
; Edward H. Dennard, Jr, came
\ illness, the holidays with relatives in Geor- game and the college dances and their original investment, numbers
,with a long tale of the fourleggedone deer a L We long extend our heartfelt nymtathies gia. Needless to say, they enjoyedthe later to South Carolina. eight rabits, but by, the time this
E I got away. Was it a to Mr. Butcher over the visit aside from getting plenty Fred Quina (Stock Control) is goes to press they expect an in*

I Lt, ,Harry J.'II.?McGraw pulled a bag- DBS Of''Ibis mother last week. : to eat. the very proud father of a daugh- crease in their assets.

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i; WHAT TO DO! ll/HERE TO GO! 1 So many big smiles, the aromaof
strong cigars, and a rush to

Small Stores, could only mean one

thing, new rates! Crows of the

MOVIE SCHEDULE AEM3c variety, will be promin

NATTC ently displayed by Gerber C. D.,

Richards, T. C., Schmechel, W. P.,
Trimble, R. G., Vandergott D. R.,
and Jimmy Lydon. Shows' at 1315 and 2015
and Williams, R. A. Congrats


Hedy Lamarr and George Sanders. Shows at 1815 and 2015 on Frida y The personnel of Basic Phase

and 1100, 1815 and 2015 Saturday. can now. lecture authoritatively on
"How To Hold Field Day in Ten

.\"RETURN OF MONTE CRISTO" with Louis Hay U Minutes." The reason for this hurryup
Job was the unexpected visit
ward and Barbara Britton. Shows at 1400, 1315 and 2015.
last week of the Honorable J. N.

MONU\Y:' AM> T\a sU.\Y"THE MAN I LOVE," featuring: Ida Brown, Assistant Secretary of the
Navy for Air and his Aide
: Cap-
Lupino and Robert Alda Shows at 1315 and 2015. IN THE ABOVE Photo are Pictured standing Captain Howard tain J, L. Pratt, USN,. accom

\\EONKSn\Y-"BOSTON BLACKIE AND LAW," with Chester V. Hopkins, Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Technical Train panied by Admiral Davis and '
ing Center; the Honorable J, N, Brown Assistant Secretary of the lain Hopkins, Comdr. B Cf)
Morris and Trudy Marshall. Shows at 1315 and 2015. Navy for Air: Comdr. G. Sauter, O-in-C of the NavSch, Aviation Comdr. Blythe, and our own

TUKM"RENDEZVOUS WITH ANNIE," starring Eddie Albert Electrician's Mate "A"; W. C. Burnett, Instructor: Rear Admiral Comdr. Sauter. Bldg 511 was the
Ralph Davison, Commandant 7th Naval District. The Hon. J, N. only building inspected by the Sec
and Fay" :Marlowe. Shows at 1315 and 2015. Brown and his Aide, Captain J. L. Pratt, USN, accompanied by Rear retary and his party due to a

Admiral Ralph Davison. USN, held, on Wednesday morning, 27 pressing schedule. Captain Pratt
Yellow Water November an unscheduled inspection of the NATTCenter.. Duringhe i emarked that this school was one
short tour, Captain Pratt remarked that the AEM "A" School of the best he had ever seen. Her-
was one of the best he had ever seen .- berger, instructor in Basic Phase,
TIWnSn.yrfo SHOW. gave the fastest. demonstration to

'FRIDAY AND S.\TURIUY-"NOCTURNE," with George Raft AOMSHORT 1 know.fellow's got It and-" well you was date the on lucky the guy Motivator.to get Burnett his pic-

and Lynn Bari. a ture token with the high ranking

OF GERALDINE with Jane Withers Brinkley has flight orders forth visitors.
U.\\-"AFFAlRS! ,
SHOTSMonday's I stork and expects to drawa Anyone willing to share their
and Jimmy Lydon. new allotment some time next remedy for mosquito bites, please
contact Gerber. He has about decided .
week. Luther's wife is also giving
him a bundle of boy (he hopes) for to bag the Florida flying'buzz
Lamarr and George Sanders. game with CTO. was i Xmas Bengle, Brooks, Feaster, j bombers.

WI:IStSU.Y"RETURN: OF MONTE CRISTO,' with Louis cancelled due to a change in Leamaster, Malone Harder, and Gallant, Basic Phase has finally
the football schedle for NATTC. A 1: Curley make up the A.O.M, gradu- returned to teaching electricityafter
Hayward and Barbara Britton. should have' been played by ting class for this week "Mus- a long seige in the hospital.
cles" Mercier succeeds "Chicken" 'Tis said that he thought he mighthave
TIU'K-D: .VY-NO SHOW.THINGS he time this column Is in print, I
Curley as Duty Section Three'ssection to strike for PhM is he
but at time of printing the opponent leader Mercier was quoted hadn't soon got out.

TO DO-ABOARD is unknown. It has been noted to say "I shall strive to do Former instructor, Ed Cerni, of
that a great deal of spirit hasbeen my utmost to uphold the fine record I the Generator Phase, tried ao-o-o

IIOitllY SHOP Monday< through Friday, shown around A.O.M. school held by Duty Section Three I hard to get out of the south and
and 1300213Lo'at and T.O.A. should have chalkedup and my predecessor, Curley we thought he had, but it seems
2130, Saturday another victory. The T.O.A. was Mr Turlington, Division Officer II that he is now headed for the
Bldg. 414, Wing No 1. really hot to go on the days before for T.O.A. 'nas recently returned South Pole by special invitation of
FLKE1: : INN:' -Beer sold nightly 1700S the game. I from leave, as has Bennett AOfI: I I Admiral Byrd.Speaking .

Eldg 517. Sandwiches and snacks available. Hentzen and Mercier have returned lc Looks like Frazee is really I of the South Pole,
IUMLING:' -Six alleys behind Ship's Service to the line, after two weeks going to the dogs. Rumor hasit Andy Cavar tells ur in his latest
able to all personnel Monday through out on injuries. Hentzen was out that he is personally financinga communi-ca that the Franklin D.
1700-2130.\ Free bowling if you set your own pins. with a sprained ankle and Mer- new fence around the track Roosevelt is headed for those waters
15c a line for pin boy' cier received a hole in his headIn O'Neal, Brown, and some of the soon Sure hope they have
the X.O. game Both boys were instructors helped O'Neal take his some seasick remedy handy, way
out for the Marine game. girl to the Dog Races the other down there, just In case.( It's call..
SWIDIMLNG-All! ( Outdoor Pools Closed) Indoor night. She placed third in the ed snake bite juice in Georgia, I

Pool Bldg. 614, Recreational Swimming Monday, I II A few fellows every now and sixth race Instructors are no find.)
.I longer allowed to use the ta- '
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 0900 to 1200. Monday .1.:I then are bound to get a Dear John ble in barracks 52 'cause pool two Trimble and Belagny of the Tur -
-, 1200 letter from the girl they l left ret Phase spent their Thanksgiving
through Friday, 1800 to 2045. Saturday 1000 to sharks (named Fletcher and Fel-
record in holidays at Trimble's home in
at home But new
1300 to 1600, 1700 to 2015. Sunday 1200 to 1600, 1700to a I les) were naughty and wouldn'tget
'Dear Johnny's has been set in Leesburg. The story goes, that the
2045. I class 11. It all started with Mc- off the table and let the students boys decided to break ground for

II I Caffrey who got the first D. J., play. I a garden (ordinarily known as

MUSIC-Anyone Interested in Joining the NATT followed by Skinner, then Logan. plowing), just to whet their appe.
Hartley really did things up right After resting up from a long tiles Soon after they started turn..
Cats Orchestra, contact T. F. Ray at Barracks 465.: with an Air-Mail divorce, and then Thanksgiving week-end, which ing the good earth, lo! and behold,

NATTC LIBRARY Located in Auditorium. J Morris. Tempano, and Carrs' gals gave only a few local boys a a visitor from another world decided -
: all found some one new. Attridge chance to get home the entire to pay them a visit or maybe
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 0300 to didn't receive any official commu- scholo is eagerly awaiting word on grab a quick lunch This creature,

2100. Wednesday, 3230 to 2100. Saturday and Sunday nication, but he is just beginningto the Christmas leave, which has yet I, known as cotton mouth moccasin,
worry. He hasn't had a letter to come out. But, It just so happens I just wouldn't l let the two of them
1230 to 2100. from his lovely in 66 days. Couldbe : that an anonymous sourceof I I alone and before you could say
she's forgotten to write duringthe information from a guy that I II' 'boo, Trimble and Belagny had
ATHLETIC GEAli Available at Gear Locker, Christmas rush. j i' knows a chief, who knows a yeoman plowed a square block and finally

Physical Training Department, Bldg 513. Lone main the class of nine I, who knows the real dope, had to get a mechanical gadget to
i and-well, here: it is. Xmas leave the visitor.
\ overpower
JlO\INGSmokers held regularly. Anyone Interested with a still promising love life is ,
may be four, or five, or
six, or seven I News time for
once more.
i Barry, who receives an eight to
t in participating, contact Chief Al Sinibaldi ,1 ; or eight days, or maybe a few now.
; of the P'.T. Department. page every day. 1 days longer or shorter Now every ,
i You know the ole' saying "Some
rush out and )
everyone buy tickets.
( TENNIS-Racquets and balls available at Physical /
Training Bldg. 513. I The good word from the office NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL
NOTICE I' this week, is that general military'
FOOTHILL.-Intra-murals. Games held on Mondays Wednesdaysand I bearing, marching, and physical TRAINING CENTER
Fridays, 1600, on field bordered by Allegheny Road. Basketball! practice l lt! held training has improved throughout Captain llowarj V. liapkiiu. USN.Cominanilint .

every evening; from 1700 to 1815 I I I I the school. Mr. Sutton states that I Commander Robort 1'. U.-.).. USN,
for the NATTC Varsity Squadat he is Kxrvutiv.
pleased to see the entire
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE I the ( )'m. ISM;. 313. Any man II II1 j i school marching in a military man- I Editorial Offices for NATTC
uUliinj) to try out for the team ner as they round the corner Section, Rooms 137 and 138,
JACKSONVILLE LE.tCIIES-Buses leave at frequent Intervals I shoulJ report over there at that I II and come under his window. Administration Building 500-A.
from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sain e as Navy J. Surf bath- I time. I'rattloe got officially under I i tno..tull Tel. Ext. 208
Ing and other recitation at one of worlds: finest ocean beaches. Bus I way last lue*>day under the I I 1 Ailvlaur
fare 25c. I able direction of Lt. 'omdr. (SEA)-An>thing to be E. W. Andrew, Lt. Com Jr. ChC( ).
helpful. When the Editor!
AND BOATING Cedar River San i Harry Knlrkelblnts tinmen: are I I II' cashier he had robbed young woman Arthur Kouuomkolii, SIC
i CANOEING. FISHING, : on bHiijf) amightvith various NavalIfjsfM said shecouldn't ttpoiu Writer
r Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shoie Bus, three blocks from last stop on I' and Colleges in the vUinity. I be sure he was the man Robert J. W hlinll, 820Ph"tOlfrAPh.
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, SOc; canoes-$1.00 per hour; motor I as she reviewed the Boston police .
M..J.t N.\S fh.xo Lab A Ar. Fund.
lineup, the robber blurted by
boats-$2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. I i : "She'sthe bchoul: I'hot Lnb. I
girl. I recognize her.
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WORD .1 Sport ShortsLeague ,:'

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5 .' II Bowling is to open on ,
D MEN l SCHOOL t December 16. All Clubs, Divisions, '+\'
3 I Barracks, etc.. should send in their
Happy Birthday to Aviation Fundamentals! Yes, De- ,, F II entries as soon as possible to Mr. .,

.'mber 3rd is our Birthday. To date, and including Class AF- ; : Sweeten at Bldg. 513 Practice ,
times for the teams are every evening ) I.
2, there have been approximately 5,700 sailors and marines from 1600 to 1730. A
who successfully passed our course and graduated. To the \z I NATTC Intramural Basketball "

best of our knowledge, no celebration is planned. But to the League similar to the Football

plank owners and others who helped put AvFund into commission 6 )1 :ider League will open with its first
13 1947. En-
game on January ,
well done!
a hearty tries from all the Divisions will H
Attt'nt on'Ot'ficE'rs and Men of I be accepted from now until Decem- i
AvFund S'hooIt\! you have any w ber 15. Get them in soon, as there'sa
thing at all (fit to print) for this I lot of work to be done on scheduling ..f
column, please communicate with I I organizing, etc. Each
Babson, extension 275. Or if you I rw4k team will be allowed 12 men, and
ran't dial a bell, come in personto there will probably be three games 9
the Office spaces in Bldg. No.- I a night. All information regarding: y
425 with your info. We could real- "IBasso this program will be published in a a
ly use something. Physical Training Directory for
Student New the Station. The Av* Fund Off-
AF-21, the new outfit in the Duty Program for Basketball will ;;
AvFund Sports League, made an start Monday. Lt. Comdr.
impressive start by winning two I' Knickelbine, Head Coach of
sports contests without a defeat NATTC Basketball Squad informs -
over the week-end They beat AF- us that games are being
20, 3 to 2 in softball, and they ;: sought with Tindle Field, Morri- "
also won out on both matches in s son Field, Navy Yard, South Car-
The results of the foot- olina, Fernandina Independentteam
.lleYball. between these two Rollins College, Miami U.,
't turned In. Tampa U., Stetson U., and Florida
AF-17 fell heir to three forfeited Southern College.

games-football, softball, and -.. --
volleyball) when AF-16 failed to
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(All of AF-16's athletes must be isn't too THE TWO MEN pictured above fought to a hard earned draw I '
on the TAI Football team). Navy and when his ----I Intheir match held as part of the recent smoker at the Auditoriumlast I I'\
Other results: Touch Football, up he plans to week. Nixon is shown on the follow through after landing a hard
AF-19 3: AF-18,0; Softball AF- course in Structural Engineering. right in the third round of the fight. In the background is Referee I ;
]8. 21, AI<'.19, 7. ship' ('om(Ian)' Near' Al Sinibaldi. This was the Semi-Final bout Final Bout featured Don I 1 -j
Because of the time in the schoolschedule Congratulations are in order for Brutchey and Norm Joeckes in a 5 round decision which also went :

and the Thanksgiving Daddy Owen and the Mrs. A fine to a draw Brutchey owns one previous victory on points and they -. ,
holidays, there were no games baby boy was born on the 27th have drawn-3 times.i'oB ,
played this past week. of November. Pink congrats to our -- ::1 I
The Top Honor Student this friends and neighbor Pajne His s ,, 5IId ,.,1 ,
week is Arthur HOVERLAND, S2 wife presenter him with another TEA 21- 0
from Class AF-12 With an aver- baby girl the same day. J
age of 68.10 he will get his choiceof Seamanship Phase grieves the :
Aerography for his Class "'A'schooling loss of Culp, D. V., popular football
player for Jax Navy, who was
t admitted to sick bay with the For Tops In Leogue i j
mumps. Offsetting this loss, TAF .
welcomed the return of B, E. Hall I
who is back to work af\r recovering Fine Line Play By TOB; League % ,

red from through a broken an accident thumb with Incur-a Winner Depends On TAF MAD GameTOB's 1 1I I

whirling propeller. W. E. Woodingwas
cinched at '
also recently admitted to sickbay mighty gridiron aggregation ; 5 1
under the diagnosis of weeping least a tie for first place honors in the NATTC Intramural fitly

fungus I Football League, trouncing the previous holders of first i o 3 ;
Robes ts, W. C., has completed and a place, TEA, by the score of 21 to 0. TAF now remains the :
course in Instructor Training '
he's back with Seamanship Phase' only other team who can tie for top honors, and if they win L

t applying his new technique. I their last game this week, a play-off will be held betweenTOB I .it U Lo3 !
I Welcome Aboard to Leonard, T.
and TEA to determine the I Iof some sort will be awarded to
P. Sic (AerM) from Lakehurst, of the
; N, J, Marcon, R. L., ARMlc from final winner and champion 'the winner of the League j
TCT Division, Long R. S. (AOM- League i JI
Q 3c) from Cecil Field, Hann, V. V Shining particularly bright was I Over
line Ship
calibre of the
Sic (AOM) from T Division, Bac the excellent
t play of the men from TOB They, For Four Year
igalupo, A. :F, (ACOM) from .5 .1
.Freeman, wh .
were led by
t Tennessee.
Memphis, '
Cruise In
I has played a consistent I Ie
V i. I It was a disheartening blow for all and
and defensive game year;
Hoverland hails from our football team to accept a 1.0 I Luscombe, who stood out with] NATTCenter Personnel Office
Grandville, Ohio. A graduate of forfeit score at the end of the 3rd fine catching. I was busy as a bee-hive last Wednesday .1
some pass
Grandville High School, we hear quarter against TCT a week ago when seven men, who felt !
the first .
he was top honor man in his class Wednesday. Our squad had rallied A blocked punt set up that the Navy was the most suit .,
there also. Hoverland enlisted four touchdowns, a point after TOB touchdown in the first quarter I able for a lifetime career. Of the
June 1946 and up to now hasn T D., and a safety to accumulate and proved to be the blocked margin seven, four were Chiefs: STRING.
made up his mind whether to 27 points while they were holding of victory The punt was and r ER, Robert Sheridan, CSKV;
make a "twenty" out of the Navyor the CTO outfit scoreless. on the TEA 40 yard line, I HENRY, Calvin Miles, CSKV;
not TAF's backfield felt the loss of from there, in just two plays TOB I I WATSON, Buford Marlow, CCM: ;
Coming off with Second Honors Big Slim Anderson who was In'' had a score. From the 40, Collins |I FOSTER, James Robinson,*ACM; .,
this week is Robert J. BASSO. sick bay during the last two to Luscombe on a pass was good I two were first class petty officers:
This chap comes from the thriving \ games He should be raring to go : for 35: yards to the TEA 5 ;yam BEAM Douglas Allen, AMM1c; Isabelita, Spanish-born and former
city of Everett, Mass. His first against the Marines on Friday. marker. There "Duke" LaHulhei and BLACKBURN, William W., headliner with Xavier Cugat's Or-
choice of "A" School was AerM. Humble apologies are extended to busted off right tackle for the AMMIlc There was also a second chestra, contributes a combination
He'll be there for the next convening alias Timer and Turner-the correct score. Luscombe caught another. class petty officer that shippedover acting and dancing stint in Univer .
class With an avera.\i of | name Is TESNAR Regardless pass in the end zone for the conversion : ALLEN, Glenn Dibberell, sal' new musical comedy "Slightly
87.73 he should. BASSO enlisted of the moniker, opposing teams regarded I after the score. No more BM2c.: All seven men signed over Scandalous," featuring Fred Brady,
in June of 1946 immediately after this Right-Halfback dangerous scoring as done in the first half for another four year cruise, i ji Sheila Ryan and Paula Drew
graduating from Everett High. Hardly had the second half ol
--- __ __ _u_ the game got under way, when i LUCKYWIWltfER
I LaHullier went over for the second ....
< 'o'l.. touchdown of the game TOB J {If -', : ': ;

c.... 'I\- tJ ( NUT'0 .1J had taken and Tagliaferri over at the and midfieldstripe LaHul ;t

lier moved the pigskin down to the .
I 2 yard line, where again, it was
I LaHullier who went over for the ,
score. Collins place-kicked the extra .
I : point. Tagliaferri, one of( __ -
TOB s steadiest ground\ gainers, t :
i reported to the Separation Center : (
for discharge almost immediately : wii
after the game. LaHullier ,. '
was put out of action on his second _, "fit a a_
I. l
scoring play, and if a playoff ,
w game is held with TAF, will probably s :.it r
still be lost for the game
This hurts TOB considerably, with
Its two top halfbacks out of the

lineup, 4
The third and final touchdown
as scored with only a little time
remaining in the game A beautirul -
,4 1 catch of a pass by Luscombe Fkrf
from Collins was good for the -

score. Luscombe caught the pass : .
HI the 5 yard stripe and dove over f: e a 1
the line for the score Collins
again place-kicked the extra
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One of the most importantames I ,.
of the year la to be staged IT WAS A fortunate events Ig for Mrs. D'Angelus when she
e"I Between TAP and the Marines tomorrow attended the AEM B School T mnksgiving Party, for not only .
evening. If the :Marines did she have an enjoyable time but walked off with the grandat '
should spring another. upset like prize of a live turkey. Others th helped make the evening BUO .
their first victory over TOA last cessful are, left to right, G R. Hu ghes. ACEM; Mrs Angelus; Mr. ,
week, TOB would hold undisputed D'Angelus, ACEM; and G. Prase, CEM. The party was held at the .
noftflesBlon of first glace But if Timber Inn and the atmosphere' accentuated by decorations, party 'V':
TAP win, a tie will develop be- hats, drawing of prizes and a frie'd chicken dinner helped make the ..:
affair Funds for ,the tarty were partially provided by ,
:wwn TOB and TAF, and a playff a success. .
will be held, probably Welfare. A vote of thanks and an I reciation go to Chief G. R. Hughe {1
should irwe heeus hors two days ace f WIif'. Wia$ liapjwned > game .
FM he first part of next week. A prize and, Chief G. Yra.ee'Sor organizing and directing the party.I .

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During 1946. 47 Hardwood SeasonS JASMIN IS CAPTAININ

A 23-game schedule faces the NAS Jax Fliers as they ; Captain of the Jax-Navy :

piepaiefoi their opening tilt with the Tyndall Field five on football eleven In Its final game .
18 December at Mamside Auditorium. The schedule includes of the season, against
College, this Saturday ,nOllln.1 w
many of the nation's top-flight service cage teams. Three Jim Jasmin, sterling left

more games are on the "maybe" list, but have only been from Rutland, Vermont. I
tentatively set. has been one of the mainstaysof
.. the line all season and following
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Thirteen of the 23 scheduled
his election, It was disclosed -
cage games are conference encounters WAVES WILL OPEN that every member of the ;

.. The University of Flor- starting line-up has been cap-,
ida plays two games with the locals HARDWOOD SEASONON I tabs of the squad for one game.
I Jasmin Is 18, stands
an even
as does Florida -
6 feet, and weighs 180 pounds.The .
By the time the whole sched- 18 DECEMBERThe guard slot is not entirely

ule is confirmed, the charges of new to him an he played two
station WAVES varsity basketball '
Coach Ray Pflum may have 26 op- yean of high school football
team will open the seasonon I' prior to his entrance Into the
ponents to face. The mentor has
Monday, 18 December, in Main- >avj', | .
been sending his bulky squad .._ ..
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through daily workouts and ex- side Auditorium against an opponent -- Tully Thompson and Glenn McConnell "

pects to have his team ready to yet to be announced, it was re- Tigers Split With
roll against the Tyndall club. vealed yesterday by Coach Skip-
It is also planned that when per Edge. Getting ready for the Florida Normal And Jax Navy Faces Rollins
schedules can be arranged to coin- cage campaign, the WAVE hoop-
cide, the NAS WAVES team will sters are practicing three days a Final Clash
play a preliminary to Flier home week at Mainside Candidates for Hastings VocationalAn College In
tilts the squad are still welcome to re-
port for practice, Coach Edge said even split was all the NAS
The local cagers face a heavy Jax Tigers football eleven could
schedule throughout the month of I Scrimmage was held Monday garner out of its last two outIngs -
January with a game almost every I night with the Lynn's girl team The boys dropped a one
two days. The following is the con- I from Jax. Weak spots were pick. sided victory to Florida Normal The Jax-Navy football team
schedule for the Jax Fliers ed out, and several of the gals
at St. Augustine, 39-0, but won will close its season this Saturday
for the 1946-47 basketball season: showed up well in practice. The the at I
game Hastings against ,
I girl mentor used Hardin, Glover night at Municipal Stadium whenit
Ilt Field Here ,
I* >r. Tyndall -- Hastings Vocatic:ial School, 13-6.
20 l>ec Pratt General l Hospital-Com! and Vladeff in the forward slots, Jax and Hastings had met twice tangles with the Rollins College +} F
Gables, HaT and Breland, Jackson, and :Messerin II
Jan. University! of 'Iorhlll-Her before, but both games ended in Tars. The Tars are chock-full of
the guard spots and the sextette
II Jan. Morrison }eld-llere. I a scoreless deadlock A-1 players, among them "Trolley-
10 Jan. Navy' Yard. (south Carol naHr showed up very well. The WAVES before 'i
.. worked on a smooth passing at- Playing approximately) car" Justice, brother of the great 7
'' 3000 spectators, the local colored
NAS Glenvie Here
11 Jan. -
tack and the fast break. A coupleof North Carolina star, Choo-Choo
11 Jan Pratt General lI011pit"I-Herf'l eleven could not get moving
It Jan NAS St. Simons"-Here. games are on tab with the Lynn against Florida Normal AlthoughJax The locals are in the worst phy-
IS Jan. NAS t>t, Simons"There.U team later on this season.
Jan University of 'orlda-Gainu. was constantly in the victors'territory sical shape they have been in all
vitle. tin I The WAVES will play the pre they could not score.
21 Jan. NAs Dallas"-Dnll n. Tex 'liminaries to the Jax Flier gamesif Penalties halted the Jaxmen on season' Their brilliant quarter
g} (Jan.' NAS. Texas torpui Chri.u*'-Corpuihrl.tl possible, and a tentative sched- I three different drives for a TD. back, Harry Knickelbine, injuredhis Si"f

3)+ Jan. Florida Southern College-Lakeland ule of 12 games has been arrangedfor The men from Florida Normal out leg in the Fort Benning game
Ma the WAVES, with many more I weighed the locals 20 pounds to the and will not face the Tars. His
:31 1 leb Jan NATI'M..mphi.H..re.NAS Banana R ver"-Bitnana I games on tap. The team will face man, but not until late In the third sub, Ernie Sandlin, has bangedup
River. UHT conference outfits and several civilian I quarters did the winners start a shoulder If Sandlin is not
's Feb tub. NAT NAs r..n.aeol.-II..re.Whltinit"-Here. hardwood teams. moving against the battered Jax able to start Dick Vatne will take A
11 Feb. N\TTC Jac..onvill.-NATIC. Working with about 18 aspir- line. over the field general spot. Thompson r .Jr
Ju, ants Coach Edge is slowly building I In the "rubber" game with Hastings Clarke, and Mancos will
It *Beach'.eb Mori Mitt ,'lion Field West Palm' a squad which will try to better I i the Jaxmen showed a little make up the rest of the backfield.

*'eb. NATTC Jack.onvilleu-Here. the records of last year's squad. more spirit and fight and eked by The Rollins eleven will work out
2* Feb. Tyndall "ield-Panama City. Ha The gals who are out for the varsity i the downstate eleven of the double wing behind a bal-
7 March NAS Banana Klver"*-Here, include "Laddie"
Tommy White passed to Wade
3 March NATB p..n.acola"r..n..cola.. anced line thus giving protectionto
}111. "Teddie" Jackson, Ellen Messer, for the Tigers' first touchdown, Justice and his very capable s ..$
Conference irumei. Mildred Breland, Sue Cole, Martha and Wallace, the center for the pass receiver Ralph Chisholm.
Coach Pflum's wards have been Glover, Betty Kennison, Merrily I locals, blocked a punt late in the The locals will start four All. "Warhoo" :Mancosfor
working on play formations and Kurtz H Rump, Jenny Peacock, third quarter and fell on it behind
the fast break during the past Ida Free, Winni Jones, Margaret the goaLfor the final score. his work in leading the local
week and are slowly molding into Jones, Margaret Ficken, "Boots" At halftime, the score was knottedat : colored squad to its three wins.
shape. The cagemen use the hard- Hardin and Huth LeVere six-all, and it looked as if Hastings Jax->avy Rates High

wood more for a race track thana Three civilian teams are being and Jax were to be held to Competition .in the Navy Air
basketball court. With the fast lined up for opposition for the another tie, but little, hustling I i, Athletic Training Conference came
break as their specialty, the local WAVES, with a possibility of sev- Wallace proved differently I, to a close last Saturday when
basketeers buzz up and down the eral others. Games which will Pensacola beat Corpus Christi and
hardwood as if it were a race. If probably be on the WAVES sched- Archers Meet Tonight | the one-two teams of the league
the locals are in good physical con- ule include encounters with Stet- are classified among the three top-
dition, they should have little son University, Rollins College, A special meeting will be held ranking service teams of the I
trouble In rounding into mental NAS Pensacola, Corpus Christ, tonight at the Archery Club to country Pensacola Goslingscame
shape for most of the boys have Orlando, Tampa, Banana River, lay plans for the coming arch ( in on top of the league withan
played high school, college or independent Coral Gables and Memphis. More ery tournament which is to be unmarred record and the Jax-
held here at NAS Jax it
ball and are good games will and have been scheduled soon, Navy eleven took second place.
"thinkers", but confirmation on them has was announced. by the club'spresident. The race was decided early in the ,

With little less than two weeks not been received as yet. Plans also made for season when Pensacola: just eked .'.''';
are being ...
remaining: before their opening tilt, The WAVES will wear the tradi- the local club to enter the na- by the locals 6-0 to put the only ."
the Jax Fliers are starting really tional Navy colors this winter, tional tournament in FebruaryIt blotch on the otherwise clean
to hustle and to try and stay on blue and gold. In the past, the will be an indoor range tour slate of Jax in league competition. .
top in the court world like last team has worn straight blue uni- ney The club is now an affiliated Because of the great game the r
year's squad did when it was rated forms, but the new blue and gold member of the National locals played against Fort Ben.
i as the fifth best service cage team suits were purchased for the team Archers ning, the No 1 service team of th
F In the nation I this 3 ear Association__ _...J j J nation, Jax is now classified I. I
-- -- ---., the No 3 service team of the .
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Navy players this Saturday night t : T i

while a fifth, Glenn McConnell, .
who fractured his wrist in the

Memphis game, will watch from
< f the bench

live Make All-lacy
In a recent issue of Navy News,
Y the All-Navy team was picked
I with five Jaxmen chosen for honors

M. C Harden and T. S. Ary,
spectacular ends of the blue-and-
fb II gold, both took spots on the elite
2 1kDb eleven Little "Wahoo"' Mancos,
I sparkplug of the team, was chosen -

for the left halfback position, '
while Turfy Thompson, ex-Minne- I
sota great, took the right half-
back slot.Receiving,
All-Navy fullback

honors, was Glenn McConnell,
flashy breakaway runner, who re-
minds fans of Army's Glenn Davis.
McConnell scored three T.D.'a (
against a strong Corpus Christi!
Comet eleven and made a 55-yard
run against Memphis a few min-
L utes after he had broken his arm T._. _$. Ary.
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Because of this Injury, he was lost
to the squad for the rest of the Quick Brush, OffSEAThirtyeight
season, If he had been in the }<'t. ( ) men painted -
Benning game, the results might a Marion, Ill. home In t 5 min -
THESE LASSIES WILL try to bring on a tidal wave of wins this season-aa they meet some of have been different. utes, 31.2 seconds as a crowd of .
the leading service and civilian girl teams in the south and southwest. They will form the 1946-47 Only one man was selected for about 3,000 cheered and a VVJPF ,
edition of the WAVES varsity basketball sextette. Their opening tilt is scheduled for 18 December, but honorable mention, and once againa announcer gave a brush by brush .
an opponent has not yet been named. Members of the team pictured above are, left to right, kneel. Jaxman took the spotlight Bobby account. The home of Albert Turner
big, Margaret Ficken Ruth LeVere and Betty Kennlaon. Second row: Jenny Peacock, Sue Cole, Margaret Gautt, star of the Jax colored was selected for the swift ; .
Jones, Teddie Jackson, and Winnie Jones Third row: Coach Skipper Edge, Laddi VIadeff, Mrrlljr 'i eleven and a former teammate bruad-off after an ailment forced I ..t.: ',
Kurtz, Martha Glover, If, Rump, Mildred Breland, and Ida Free. I Buddy Young, received the honor bun to retire M a paInter .


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