Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 21, 1951
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Headquarters-of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing: 11

1 J' Annual Drive I J 4 : w .4 3 Stars Booked 1

. : For Red Cross : k} In Free Stage 1

1Fund z4\ ____ ; t :;r

__ S. S-V
Begins : Show SundayA

neat package of free'' entertainment -

a The month of March has featuring head-
been Red Cross
. designated liners from the field of stage, l'
Month decree
by presidential ,
.1' when a brisk campaign for i : t' radio, TV and motion pic-

. memberships, will be wagedat ;;t 2 tures, all performing under

all military installations, ti:; the banner of Jack Dew's

including the Naval Air Sta Sealtest Revue, will be pre-

tion. ; ; I sented from the stage of

Capt. Charles A. Dittmar, senior NATTC auditorium Sunday at
I chaplain, will head the local
: drive committee, has been called 1600. "
oJ for Monday, February 26, at 1100 The free mammoth stage show "
in the conference room of the j'
is the first step in NATTCenter'splanned
main administration building,

when all necessary campaign sup "...w.aw.c.n..__. "....... .i -"v VA, ,,,-",'...,.........-"- ,-'.ua,..rs_sawna_..... mammoth recreation pro
plies will be made available to gram, according to Lt. James
'- department heads and representatives BRITISHER VISITS Admiral The Honorable Sir Cyril E. Douglas-Pennant Royal Navy, whois Wolfe, NATTC Public Information
who will carry out the head of the British Joint Services Mission in Washington, D. C., is shown, second from right, during
membership drive. a brief informal visit here last week. With the British officer are Comdr. George E. Chalmers, officer. 'J
Operations officer, left; Rear Admiral Alfred E. Montgomery, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Plenty of Variety ]
All hands arc urged to make second from left, and Capt. Douglas T. Day, NAS commanding officer, extreme right. The Jack Dew show includes *
plans now to join the Red Cross, ,
the only welfare permitted singers, dancers, Instrumentalists j
agency "We Go For Margo"Navy's
to operate on a military in 3-WAY REPORT -all of them professional a .1

stallation.It EFFECTS QUICK wholesome program that is calcu- ,,!

is pointed out that the Red 'Progress Queen'Candidate CALLA lated to appeal to all ages. 'J S
Cross is not permitted to enter Heading the list\ of professional

any combined fund campaign, three-way communications entertainers will be such big
and so receives no contributionsfrom relay-from plane to opera-
names as Bobby Benton, :Mutual <
community chest funds or in Whirl tions tower to fire depart
I funds obtained locally throughthe Caught ment sent fire engines Broadcasting Company star; Jan <
annual Navy Charity Carnival screaming to the naval house Martel, the thrush who wowed 1

which will be held in May. The Navy's candidate for Queen of Jacksonville's 50 ing area last Thursday.An sophisticated crowds in Giro's in
All support is obtained from Individual Years of Progress celebration, Ensign Margo Wilkinson, alert pilot from VF-172, Hollywood and Nell Wilmott stage ,
memberships out Lt. Melvin Chapman, started it
right gifts. or Navy nurse attached to the Naval Hospital, is fast learning all. Aloft at the time, Chapman and TV tapper. ',

what it means to be a candidate for royal office. spotted a house that appearedto Margo Wilkinson, the Navy's ,i
Serves Armed Forces "
be burning in the naval .
candidate for of the Jacksonville
Selected: to represent tne Navy Queen 1
+ The Red Cross is primarily a
to make arrangements for Margoto housing area. Fairly large
in the contest of the Jack
50 Years of
queen Progress celebration ,
service obligated by Congress
agency traces smoke
meet personnel, both militaryand was coming
to serve the members of the sonville 50 Years of Progress"spectacle civilian. from the house. is also expected to make 'can
in the Gator Bowl, "
armed forces in and in appearance.
peace war; Chapman relayed the information
March 26-31, Margo has been Mammoth PageantOf
and to act promptly to ease human to Lt. Lee Howe at Operations Eighteen Acts "
breathless Margo would love I
suffering in times of dis- picked up in a publicity course f
aster. whirl. Glamour portraits, to win the queen's crown, and who immediately. notified Eighteen acts in all will be pre-
personal appearance lessons in preside over the magnificent his the firedepartment. Lt. sented during the one hour and a
The Red Cross office aboard the makeup and costuming, all in addition torical and dramatic spectacle, Howe focused the tower's long half performance.
station provides a 24-hour serv to her regular duties of "The Jacksonville Story." The scope on the area and gave the
ice. It offers a means of commun. preparing special diet menus for mammoth production will have a approximate house number'and Officers, chiefs, white hats and
cation between the -service man her patients is consuming prac- cast of 1,500 people in each of the street. He missed the numberof civilian personnel alike, are all Invited -
and his family at home. It makes tically a 28-hour day. six identical performances. The the house by two digits, on to attend the free performance
verifications required for emergency But Margo loves it. "It's fun!" colorful pageant will be pre Allegheny Street.Apparatus one of the finest to be linedup
leaves. It grants emergency she declares. "Especially meeting sented on a stage 350 feet in was dispatched, here in a long time.
loans to service men lacking travel all the boys in the squadrons. length, and will begin with a according to directions. But
funds home in cases of emer !Makes Personal Appearances beautiful prologue featuring there was no fire. The buildingwas Presented through the courtesyof
.. gency. It grants personal necessity Thanks to the commanding of- "Miss Jacksonville of 1951,51 just being "fogged. Southern Dairies, Inc., the showis
loans when pay records are ficer of the hospital, Capt. Dwight (Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 5)) It, was wonderful! cooperation Jack produced Dew. by veteran showman
lost or fouled. It performs many Wharton; Lcdr. Frank E. Lusk, anyway
other valuable services that bene- administration officer and Lcdr.
The AtomStory
fits the service man at home or Jessie D. Hodge, chief nurse, Exploring
away. Margo has been granted permis-
There Is assurance thatit sion to make personal appearances ,11

I will continue every. .such. services. her busy wherever schedule she will is invited allow.and of Search for Atomic Energy Heard

She "wants to meet everybody
.' and the Navy wants all The history and ,\ ,
. Station Observes hands to know Margo. Green ment of atomic scientists first formed their the way elements combine to form
r Cove, Cecil Field and all units deVCIOP-j ideas of the atom, until ener- compounds.
Holiday Thursday attached to NAS Jax are invited the time centuries harnessed and Dalton's experiments showed
I. gy was finally that the elements behaved as they
i exploded in July, 1945, was were composed of tiny units, or
This week's' Jax Air News Is IS? outlined by Capt. Paul Hayo particles. These units of matter
appearing a day earlier due to of the Florida Military District Dalton called atoms. His theorywas
the observance of Washington'sbirthday that all matter was made of
Thursday as a legal I last Wednesday in the :. these tiny atoms and that these
I I holiday. % t: ii I first of six lectures on radio solid atoms, ware indivisible. Thatis
'0 All military and civilian per I logical defense to be given how scientists thought of atoms
sonnel at the Naval Air Station t : J Jt here. v for nearly 100 years.
will enjoy a full day's respite New Theories Arise t
from duties, except the necessary j Painting a preliminarypicture I. But then a lot of things' hap- '"
in a series that will eventually
guard and maintenancecrews.
I pened to blow this idea of indivisible -
provide orientation on radiological I solid atoms sky high. There .-'
I fiThLc.i { warfare and methods of defense I
followed a series of experimentsby
Captain Hayo delivered his
{ world renowned scientists, and
address before a select audience
.. Readerswide of officers and key civilians. Lcdr. Just plain physicists, with electric
ity, which to
brought light
James D. Mullins, Aerology officer
Aircraft Quiz Page 3 : 1 1a arranger of the' lectures, introduced theories.As .
r early as 600 B.C., Thales, a
Atomic Lecture _Page 8 I: the speaker.Experimented famed. Greek philosopher knew

Comics Pare 8 LJM4 j Early that objects could be electrified.
Comprlslnrs .. _.__. Pare 3 .. > 4 For 22 centuries, pointed out But it took nearly 2,500' years forman
Drlve.ln Service ._....Page 4 Captain Hayo, who is Public Information to find out the true natureof
I Officer for the ,Florida electricity. Sir William
Insurance Data _Page 2 .._ _....______ __no __.nn.n_ ,Military District, little has been Crookes, an English scientist
Red Cross Page 1 ATOMIC ENERGY LECTURE-Just what happens when an heard of the tiny particle that founded cathode rays, then J. J.
Scouting Squadrons __Page 5 atomic bomb explodes and the possible consequences are outlinedby makes up the atom. Along came Thompson another famous English -
Sports Pages 6, 7 Cant. Paul Hayo of the Florida Military District during his lec- John Dalton, an English chemist, physicist put the cathode)
. Stage Show Page 1 ture here last Wednesday. Captain Hayo's lecture was the first la who began experimenting. 'These rays to test and discovered tleo
( Washington 1I.porl1"a,. 2 a series of six to be given here la radiological warfare. experiments were concerned with (Please Turn to Pare 8, Col )

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 21 'February 1951

Jax Air News Report From Washington 1 1

Station.Published Jacksonville.every Fla.Thursday for Navy attlvlties at Naval Air Set Up Services Medical Regulating OfficeReveal

NA5, Jacksonville
Capt. Douglas T. Day_Commanding Officer
Convening Date of Naval Selection BoardsBy
Comdr Porter F. Bedell_.Executive Officer
Lt. Lorenzo W. Baldwin Public Information Officer
Armed Force Press'Sen-Ice vision in Korea until he was evacuated last De- I
Fleet Air Jacksonville THE DEFENSE cember has been .
DEPARTMENT has estab- appointed Commanding General -
Adm. Alfred E.
Montgomery Commander lished the Armed Services Medical Regulating of the Infantry Replacement Training Center r
Allen Smith
Capt. Chief of Staff Office, a Joint agency of the ArmyNavyAirForce. to be established at Indiantown Gap Military -

Fleet Air Wing Eleven Functions of the new agency will be Reservation, upon its reactivation.

Capt. Jesse S. McClure ,- ,,,_ -- .... .. -_, ...___.., Commander to coordinate and regulate the evacuation and .
Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets __. ....____ Chief Staff Officer transfer of Armed Forces patients to and within -
THE AIR FORCE'S first aeromedical Technician -
Naval Air Technical Training Center the zone of the interior, and to regulate the
Capt. Lester K. Rice __................_-_..... Commanding Officer utilization of hospital1 bed credits within the course began recently at Gunter Schoolof
Comar. John A. __ .. __. Aviation :Medicine (Montgomery, Ala.). A
Gamon, Jr. .J_ __..._.. Executive Officer zone of the interior to the extent that such
Naval Hospital class of 17 airmen was enrolled for the 11-
functions fall within the
purview of the military -
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer Services. weeks program, open to non.commisslonedoC.ficers.
.of the first three grades. !
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive' : Officer Each Service will continue to operate under .

NARTU present procedures, however until pertinent
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer directives are issued. LIEUTENANT COLONEL RUBY E. HERMAN -

Comdr. Laurence D. Ruch Executive: Officer of Newburgh, N. Y., has been appointed

THE NAVY has set the order Commanding Officer of the WAC Training ..
up following
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main .Administration for the convening of Selection Boards during Center, at Fort Lee, Va., succeeding Lt. Col.
building Phone extension 8184. Elizabeth C.. Smith, first commander of the .
the remainder of the fiscal year: About March:
Editor-Andrew H. PlaneyI. Center since the WAC became integrated into ...
Staff Members: John I.. Almond; Barbara Rickman, SN; 1-Naval Reserve officers, whether or not on the Regular Army.
r Ed Nellist SA; Gerald Hynes, SA. active duty, to grades of captain and commander -
The JAX Alt NEWS: is puousnea wenl at the U. S. Naval Air SUUon. April-Regular and Reserve officers *
Jacksotn Ille. Florida and printed commercially with none propriated fund on active duty to lieutenant commander and THE POST OFFICE Department'has.. sus-
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35, Rev. lieutenant. :May-Naval Reserve officers not pended issuance of orders drawn for
Nov." 1945. Copies are distributed free of chance at the Naval Air SUUon. the money
Natal Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, and on active duty to lieutenant commander and payment in the Philippines. Postmasters in
the U.esr Naval I1os Ital. lieutenant the U. S. and possessions have been instructednot
l : AIR NEVs: is a memt>er of the Armed Foivei Press Service. Reproduction to honor orders issued in the Philippines -
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republlcaticn money
of other matter, exeept by service publications Is prohibited without permissionof MAJOR GENERAL LAURENCE B. KEI- for payment in the U. S. dated after .
Editor a JAR AIR NEWS. SER, who commanded the 2nd Infantry Di- February 1.

Retroactive to June 1950 .

I :, Free Insurancepersonnel Proposed For Military Weekend WincjTafk. Notes

Of interest to all militar" .
is the Serviceman's Indemnity Act provides that ed from the service, also stipulates

Indemnity Act of 1951 which within 90 days of separationfrom that in the event a serv-

when it becomes a law will service, he may, without iceman is released from service '
provide $10,000 worth of free medical examination, reinstatehis and is physically unable to get : NAHTU r

insurance for all eligible mem- old policy for the same standard insurance at standard

bers of the Armed Forces. amount and the type of policy, rates from commercial com-
The present bill which has either as of the current date panies, he will be allowed to VF.1U-For all members of the '.
and deep appreciation the
dated back to its take of squadron the Treasury takes plea- over
already been passed by the or original out $10,000 government
in which their mustacheswere
House and is now before the date. If the policy is dated back ordinary life insurance withouta sure in announcing that to date, way
accepted this drill.
it is solvent in the amount of past
the must make of
Senate for consideration, will serviceman a waiver premiums.
425. Lt. John Sutherland is ru- The suggestions and advice re-
lump of the
be retroactive June 27, 1950 sum payment re .
ceived touched them both but
mored to have the largest personal ,
order to the familiesof serves.In
in protect
they insist on remaining "bro
investment.This .
those men who have died in the case of the 5-year term theysof the brush."
Korean fighting.On NSLI insurance the servicemanwill last weekend was utilizedin
or after enactment into be allowed to reinstate his its entirety for instrument fly VF-741 wishes to extend a

law of the proposed free insurance term policy for the same ing, the so-called soft spots of the hearty farewell to Ens. Robert
plan no National Service amount as originally held at Organized Reserve. Our goal is E. Hunter who was transferredto

Life Insurance or United States his current age but will haveto the white instrument card gentle- VF-742, now on active duty.In .

Government Life Insurancewill pass a medical examinationto men, so let's turn to. keeping with the same train
of thought, in behalf of our skip- .
do so. In of civilian
be granted to anyone. a survey occupations
However, if personnel have either Eligibility StressedIf among the pilots of VF741we per, Lcdr. Frederick C. Wolff,
want to welcome the
we follow-
or both policies at the time a serviceman become totally Thursday, February 22 were amazed to find such a
ing new officers reporting to VF-
of enactment, they retain vest- disabled while in servicehe 1930, Singing wheels club, trans- vast expanse of constructive abil 741
this last drill Lt. JohnD.
ed rights for reinstatement at. a will still be able to rein- portation to the rink. In the ity. We have in our midst the fol- Harris, Lt. Carl W.; Gibson
later date. state his permanent insurance club, polka and television. lowing: a tiller of the soil from Lt. William E.
For intsance, if a serviceman with an added waiver of pre Hastings, Fla.; a financial expert Everett Lcdr.
Friday February 23 John McFerrin Lt.
0. g.) Harry
chooses to retain all or miums. from Boston Mass.; a construction I
Game night, prizes and partners, Brown and Ens. Roy E. Brink-
part of his NSLI or USGLI insurance Eligibility for the $10,000 engineer from Savannah,
also informal dancing.Saturday man, our Personnel officer
free insurance will be governed Ga. from New
his beneficiary will get ; a movie magnate
the difference between the by the following regula- February 24Open Orleans, Laa; floral designer Congratulations are in order to '

amount he retained and the tions. Any serviceman found house, ping pong and shuf- from Wisconsin; two civil aero Ralph Godwin, ADECA, of VF- _

$10,000 free insurance.Can guilty of mutiny, treason spying fleboard; 2030-2330, Saturday nautics administration represen- 741 on his recent advancementto
I night dance. Dance to the lat-
Surrender PolicyOn or desertion, or anyone whois tatives; a retail electric appliance Chief.
the other hand a serviceman a conscientious objector au- est recordings. dealer from Daytona Beach; an Received a letter from Lt. Wile
tomatically forfeits his rights to Sunday February 25 fred L. Barkley who was attached -
will have the option of insurance company vice president -
hour 1700 to
surrendering his permanent in- the insurance. Also no insurance lOOO-1200l. java ; and a title Contractor of to VF-741 when he received -
will be payable if the ser 1730 Vespers, sponsored by the orders to active duty.
surance for its cash value in highest quality.
viceman's death is inflicted Youth for Christ, speaker and Barkley left the squadron in January -
which case he will be coveredfor as 1930 VF.-471 can truthfully be held I o
lawful punishment for crime music; Community sing. I 1951 and is now going
the $10,000 free jnsurance. Monday February 26 high as a' true example of a Democratic
through All Weather Flight
In the event a man surren- military offense. when all
1930, Bowling club, transportation organization school at Barbers Point Hawaii.
Military personnel will have ,
ders his permanent policy the in the club; television and these men and more of) such occu-
the choice of naming: their ben informal pations and trades not only belong VF.7U-It was easy to recognize -
eficiary of the free insurance in ) dancing. all boys from VS this
Serves youNavy Tuesday, February 27 but are active members of past
this order-wife, children, pa- NARTU Jax. weekend as the new identified
rants and sister or brother and Square dancing. tion buttons were issued to all
the amount Wednesday February 28 Lt. (Jg) Robert F Chalson
of insurance they hands. The VS buttons are a .
Relief wish payable to each listed Junior Hostesses in charge informal and Lt. (jg) Robert Ossowskl bright orange color, with the -

beneficiary dancing. want to express their gratitude name and rate of the individual.No .

DoesA Paid Monthly longer will we have to call,
Society In any case the beneficiaryof "Hey Mac," as we now can call

the $10,000 free insurance I each man by name.Congratulations .

Fine JobHow need not apply upon the serv ,< to Ted Wood
iceman's death for paymentwill who was advanced this month

well do you know the be automatically made. of from AA to AN. Also 'a well

services rendered by the Navy There ii> no option as to the done to Robert McDonald, who

Relief Society? payment plan of) the free insurance .. passed his test for advancementto

Purpose!\ of the Society is to aid as is commonly foundin .... I AMSC.'Now if the channels '. .
in time of need, personnel of the other forms of insurance.The will cooperate we will have a

naval service and their dependents payment of a free. insurance ;" candidate for a dunking.
and to provide relief and as policy shall l>e made in I" According to the boys of the

Distance to dependents of deceased monthly payments of $9.29 for administrative staff, all of the
personnel. each $1,000 worth of insurance office work is now being done

: Consistent with this declared held over a period of 10 years. e .I':., by squadron personnel. This will '
loans have been made The Indemnity Act, which ;;.;; certainly be a relief for "Red"Williams
lor purpose medical care, provides that the free insur- '. squadron liaison >'eo-
emergency ance will remain in effect for r man. But he will probably raisea
and family main
tenance. 90 days after a man is discharg- I question as to their ability to

Loans, it is pointed out, are '. ., i carry on without his able assist-

not authorized to assist in maintaining DIVINESERVICES ance.
Attendance is picking up with
a standard of living incommensurate ,
t i officers showing 100 per cent for
with man's
a pay, both Saturday and Sunday. En-
to finance business ventures, to
debts contracted to his listed personnel were also pretty
I pay prior much in evidence, old hands of
entry into the service, nor to purchase .
the squadron well
as as many .
non-essentials. However AT THE STATION CHAPELS ; new recruits.Carrier -
personnel are assured that all! 4 .
cases presented will be given full Protestant I

h and sympathetic consideration. 0930-:Services. All Saints' Cha- ; Launches 8,555

.- their Personnel auxiliary are immediately invited to consult.when pel (Sunday School) JJJJ. Flights In Six MonthsUSS

I, the need arises. The services rendered 0915-Naval Hospital ChapeL Philippine Sea in Korean

by this auxiliary extend 1045-All Saints ChapeL Waters (AtPS) -In more than

.- beyond financial assistance and RECEIVE MEDALS Two active duty officers attached to 8,555 flights during the past six

I among other things include theservices Catholic NARTU lax where presented medals by Capt. Raymond N. Sharp months, planes from this Navy

l of a registered Nurse and 0830-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL NARTU commanding officer at the unit's monthly inspection lash floating airfield have flown more

investigations pertaining to non- 0830 St Edwards' (Catechism Saturday. Lcdr. Victor Brodeur, flight training officer center receives than 4,535,000 miles in close sup-
.t receipt of family allotments. Class .Chapel his Naval Reserve medal, for ten years service In the naval port of United Nations' troops in
Your Navy Relief Society Is 'reserve. On the left is Lt. Royce C.Timmons, personnel: officer who Korea. This air mileage it the

j here to serve you. The office is 1030-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL received the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism during the equivalent or more than 173 times .

: located in building 750 at NAS. 0645-Ma*. at Hospital ChapeL Solomons campaign' in 1943. around the world.

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21 February 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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UPPKYIDEZJGHTS w.< : : \ Comprisings

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< Sixty-Two's bas-
Behind him is Jim Edmonds, the
,: ;;1::>;,", ketball team, a leading con- lanky Suffield, Conn. guard with ':
LUCKY NUMBER. A few I "-" tender for title honors in the 40 points. "Big Jim't has netted

months ago a local quiz program Intra Mural League, has 18 frdm the floor and four free
asked the question, "What wa '
, l'.. the name of the house that Ruth 'f ,( :t ; rolled up 425 points in nine markers.Other individual !
built?" First to phone in the correct games, according to figures are : Bob Baer, 23; John ,.!
answer was Raymond Bracey's .. k Jim Hite the
compiled by
.' Grentzer, 14; Charlie Coughlin
fifteen-year-old son,
Doug 13 Dick Sims 10 Me-
coach. Bobby
; ;
__ last who rewarded for his
Allister 8 Ed Sullivan 8 Donald
last ; ;
effort with a 14-inch televesion Including the game played
187 field Shea, 3; and Dinny Perry, 2.
set. week, the quintet caged
,' Papa Bracey last week t < ,. foul line for an average of 47.2 Lt. George L. Rice, reported .
took a single chance on the Pontiac '" '' .'.<> ,"<"{ ;<,:: points per game. for duty with the squadron last
. being given away at the Key e.., ., .,., :" .. "' :"" :i ii Bill Niehaus, the Evansville, week. A member the inactive
West Carnival. The drawing was: i/...., :> .: ,. :.... t, if.' .l> ,,{<",.<;(;.p. Indiana flash who plays center, reserve, Lt. Rice, whose home is

held Saturday night at the close 4 i. ;,,;' ':r< :: ;': : : .. <<,,< j :,-t-v; ).i; has accounted for 131 points with in Deerfleld, 111., was an advertise
57 field goals and 17 from the
of the Carnival, and Sunday : ,. .., '. ''> 'f ing representative for the "Na
Bracey received a telegram whicr w> )<<" i. foul stripe.It tional Sportsman," nationally
; : '
1 ;read: "Congratulations. You:r t '})i,.: .:,. :. ,..,..' .... ,; was Niehaus who led the known sporting magazine before
. ... the 1951 Pontiac at the Navy t7%" 'I--f.-:'" :. .v.".!;:;-.#> <': .I' five to a 43-36 victory last week] his recall to active duty.

lucky ticket number 32329 wins: ;: over Operations, giving the Velvet He has served as landing .signal
Charity Carnival, Key West, Fla. t: Flashes ..from Sixty-Two a officer aboard the carriers
February 1'1, 1951. *or delivery, tie for second place with the Sicily, Siboney and the Philip-
forward ticket and contact fleet strong O & R team. Each has six pine Sea; and with CAG 17 and a
Sonar School, Key West." i triumphs and three losses. 98. He is a naval aviator. (
With his brother-in-law to help iiIllIlIjuua Glen Peterson, the slim, good Another newcomer to the squadron -

him drive back, Bracey took a } looking guard who hails from is Billy E. Curtis, AEAN, of
bus Monday and headed Southto Provo, Utah, has racked up 94 Corinth, Mississippi. -II
claim his prize (valued at' I points 41 baskets fror the floor .
an estimated $ ,800)) in person. and 12 good charity shots. *
Bracey counter in the Inven- Jack Durbin, the Robert Willie Fralix. Donald
a : crusher from Sunfish, Kentucky, Graydon Mann, A D AN, both
tory Branch of Supply had not
.. ,
for six-year hitches
has collected 79 points including shipped over
been a car owner for over five : ." >< :;t\'i' 34 field goals and 11 foul shotsSecond last week. Both have completed
and until few months
years, up a f' :: : three years; of service. Fralix resides -
when he sharetheride
ago joined a -
St. George, South Carolina
rode his be-
pool, bicycle
and Mann lives in Goshen
tween the Station and his homein .
Woodstock. L4 {t" : : .oj ,. Indiana. 005

Whether or not he'll keep the -.,.,.,". Lawrence W. Moran. PR-3, has
car is dependent on a number of Correctly Identify These Aircraft ""' : < been assigned to the oxygen
things, not the least of which is if .: the amount of cut Uncle Sam will and Win a Prize Training Unit, NAS. Lake- ::
take. Right now that figure is hurst, N. J. He will attend the
estimated at $400. four-weeks school there.
ALSO RAN. Winners have held *
.. '
a preponderance in the depart- ':
ment in the last few months,what I Earl Keeth AF2 has been
with 'Lt. West, Procurement offi- I '': transferred to the Naval Hospital
the Blood Plasma Substitute : where he is recovering from anir.ury
cer, winning grand prize at { J
a recent Station Bingo party. She : : < incurred while participating '
had her choice of a deep freeze, Developed By Scientists, : : ;; in sports. Keeth has been interested -

a television set, or cash and de- Milwaukee Wis. (AFPS)-Development ". 'J ."< .'". .:,'!. 4'W".I.' .. > :.;:;.:. in wrestling for several '
cided on the freezer, which she of a blood plasma sub- 1it. : \'.. : years and has been endeavoring

in promptly Louisiana.shipped home to mama stitute was made announced from the recently vegetableokra by .1 ;;.. : ::,: ..,: ,.i o:; :: !! squadron.t to form a He mat recently team within reported the

for duty with VC-62 after sere
scientists.The .
Also this Marquette University
happy week over own with VF-61.
ing a brand new Studebaker substitute has been used ing
was .
A. W. Bennett, whose lucky hold- successfully on animals and is Two-Time WinnerIn -o ,
ings were cash-on-the-line and a being purified to meet the stand-
trade-in. ards of the pure food and drug Navy QueenContinued -

OUTGOING TIDE. Dot Hough- laws patients.before testing on human Air News Aircraft QuizIn ( from Page 1) "*

ton to the Administration depart- '
ment in the Ad building, replac- > the eleven weeks that the the most difficult contests to date I queen of the celebration. The
ing Mary Love McCall who is aircraft identification'contest has runner-up will be named "Miss
'Good Irene'Top and it will take a sharp eyed expert -
marrying the boss Peggy Night been running only one man had to annex the $3.00 Mainside i Columbia," and both winning
to the won twice until last week when I will have court com-
Stanley, military outpostin credit candidates a
Guam Irvin E. Tate, to Song of 50 Bernard Savransky, PNI, be- Navy this week.Exchange coupon 'I posed of princesses, attendants,
Louisiana to go in business with came the second two-time winner. ladies in waiting, trumpeters,
New York (AFPSThe in Despite the fact that the Air color'bearers.
his Dad. Savransky, who works a pages, and
- popular tune that topped all research project here, News makes an appearance one
MISCELLANY. Hogging the special All Can Help
the land in day earlier this week due to "
others throughout his second first place by
spotlight between now and the the Margoas do all candidates,
end of March is 1950 was "Goodnight Irene, correctly identifying the top photo Washington's birthday win the
:, the Jax 50 Yearsof deadline for submitting answers I would like to queen contest
Progress, which pageant servesto according to Billboard maraline's as the Martin ,202 civil air to the contest -will remain All she needs to win is the
delay the Station carnival this fifth annual poll. transport and the other view as 0900 Friday. II support of the Navy and civilian 1
Others in the top ten were: the same namely,
British Firebrand torpedo-
till sometimes late the I of the Navy.
year possibly employees
Naval .
Mona Lisa, "The Third Man Remember! Any personnel .
in May. Supply has appointed ,Theme," "It Isn't Fair," "liar- fighter plane.In attached to any unit either Coupons, now being sold by de-
some 25 hotshot campaignerswhose bor Lights," "Sam's Song a number of cases last week here or at Cecil Field, except partment, division and unit repre
business it is to see that "Simple Melody," "Bewitched participants identified the trans- those people directly connected sentatives, cost only 67 cents.
you; know all about the pageantand "Music, Music" and "Chatta- port as the Vickers Viking and with the contest or working for They are redeemable on payment .
the Station's efforts to elect noogie Shoe Shine Boy." found that the Firebrand was the Jax Air News, are eligibleto of federal and state tax, for a ,;
its candidate queen of the festi- f very similar to the British Black- participate in the quiz. 1.00( general admission ticket

val.For burn fighter. In brief the following rules Every three coupons sold win
some reason not entirely Moisture Lack of space in last week's the contest and are re- 1,000 votes for Margo. Every
clear to this reporter; Jax's male Frankfurt, Germany (AFPS)- Air News made it necessary to govern printed each week to insure that eleven strips win her an additional 'of
: populace is required to manifest What won't they think of next A print only two views instead of all hands are familiar with them. 5,000 votes. Special bonus

some sort of hirsute adornment, German scientist has invented a the customary three but today's 1. To win you must correctly votes are granted for early sates
buy a shaving license, or run i sheet for baby cribs that rings an puzzler is complete with a trio identify the aircraft fullyas Competition with Jacksonville '1.
the risk of being dunked in the alarm when baby wets at night. of tough pictures to identify. to type, designation and na beauties will be keen. Personnelcan
river or other penalty. Among I The moisture closes an electric Just for the record the planes tionality. help her win if they get into .1
the Supply-ers who have avoidedthe I circuit that starts the alarm. pictured today constitute one of 2. No answers will be ac- the thick of the campaign and '

dollar-license are Aubrey cepted prior to 0900 Friday. vote for Margo. r
Wilson Jim English, Ralph
3. Contestants who attemptto
The spectacle will begin with
Carney and Fred Quina. John
beat the deadline will be dis
early Indian episodes in the history -
Colvin tried it for three days r .
then gave up and went back to qualified.4. The unit to which a week- Indian of rites Jacksonville.and ceremonial Beautiful ;

his Newcomers razor. : From NATTCenter r ly winner is attached becomes dances will delight the eye; .. .
ineligible for the followingweek's '
French soldiers in glinting armor
but attached to the depart- '
quiz but is eligible for
and Spaniards in helmets armed "
ment for additional duty are Lt.
subsequent with cross-bows and pikes; the '
William Clark (Disbursing) Lt. 1
5. In the event of ties a tie- M.
arrival of the first "Iron Horse;
e. (j. g.) R. O. Moen (Disbursing), breaker question will be usedto ,
the shrilling fifes and beatingdrums
Willard C. Clark PACT (Com-
determine the winner.
missary), and Ens. K. W. Dun- 6. Answers may be submitted in the lively strains of"Dixie" '.
confederate soldiers
wody, Jr. (Receipt Control as
by phone on
march off to war-these are some
Married Delmer Wulf ADS. to .
: ,
8184 in to the Jax
t or or person
of the highlights of this unusual a
a girl from the West Coast. Bill
Air News offices in the Admin-
i entertainment.
Stroh acted as best man istration Building. t .
Richard Aylward, to a local girl, 7. The prize awarded the .'I
the ceremony taking place on winner of the weekly contestis Organist Needed
February '11. H credit
: J- a $3.00 coupon goodon
999+ c Y y A. Y any purchase mad at Main- ':
Lady Dentist Pulb side Navy Exchange.To At Chapel Here

A "Yes"; Then 'No'', on their enable answers personnel each week to check it is A need for' an organist for
All Saints' Chapel has been announced
Dallas, Tex ( a.I l,' Jens recommended that they save their by Chaplain CharlesA.
of the Air News.
swer to a Selectivi copies
t I Dittmar, senior station chap-
Dallas dentists lii '

ter. Dr. Ellen Typo Stirs, Councilmen lain.The present organist, Mrs.

wered the call, Spokane (AFPS) -An emergency Marjorie Olney, who has served
When she ritrar'a request from the water department faithfully and acceptably for

desk, "she : "'' for a "wench" to replace the past three years, is leaving ''
"Me too? "Y4y, one that couldn't be repaired this area with her husband E. "
the reply. v Lf Na tH} made city commissioners R. Olney, ADC.

A short time later, at tit and take notice recently. Anyone, civilian 0: military
MEET MARCO-Making her first "personal appearance" up
officials dropped Da chapel{
headquarters of Fleet Air Wing Eleven, Navy queen Ensign Margo I' Councilman Willard Taft later interested in becoming
card into a '
".1 Wilkinson, chats with a few men of VP5. Left to right are W. C. explained that it was all a typing organist is requested to contact
Women explanation aren't, Lloyd, ADC; Ensign Jim Parker, Ensign Dare Wallace, Ensign error. The request was for one Chaplain Dittmar at extension

Nor drafted" r Jack Garqer and Ensign Thomas Jordan. 'winch. 425. _j


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mosquito in nudist camp: Touring the Divisions Monday
4 Qh, boy, here comes a new art morning, we made our first stop j
rival." at Maintenance. Members of the
Second mosquito: "Good. Let's Supervisors' Club are going to '
Stick him for the drinks." have an all day fishing trip
Look out for the
Thursday. tall
Two cowboys were about to tales that will be told Friday. At
least we -hope they will be back
leave for a trip to .the Arizona
desert. A stranger asked about Friday.
Edward Megonigal has been
their equipment. "My pardnerand
sick leave. We he is
He's hope better ,
me are light. We're y
to Tom
soon glad see
takin' nuthin' but whiskey for
Cowan and Herbert Nelson back;
rattlesnake bites.
after short illness. We under-
"And what taking?
are you" stand that Arthur Hall will ba
"Two rattlesnakes.
R off all this week to get married.

"DRIVE-IN" SERVICE-It's modern "drive-In" laundry service at NAS now and personnelhere Congratulationsl! I
Girls once dressed like Mother
has driving
Hubbard when they went out to wasted no time in taking advantage. Cpl. James Wilson of the Marine Barracks, checks in his Roy Joyner seen i
swim. Now they have a bolder laundry to Clifford Osborne, SIISN at table, while Daniel Wise, YN2, drives up to deposit his bun a got new him.Chevvy-the Meriam Denmark bug finally -;

whim-and dress more like her dle. and hubby H. M., along with
cupboard. Fred Kimbrell and wife had lots
Modern Touch
of luck fishing over the weekend.
r Judge: "How does your wife New FeaturesIn Meriam was so excited Monday
Irritate youT"Husband New 'Drive-In' Service telling about it til she could hard- !
: "Why, shi keeps say- Laundry Phone Book ly talk. They caught a total of
Ing: 'Hit met! Go on and hit me, 125 fish in a very short time and
and I'll have you hauled up before For PersonnelIt's Several new features will be Meriam says hubby was pulling _
that bald-headed old rerro. Inaugurated Here included in the new revised them in two at a time.
bate judges: and see what edition bf the official station We understand Eugene Griffin ..
with you': new, it's unique- at laundry and pick it up. The telephone directory which is to received a fishing diploma last'
Judge: "Prisoner discharged. laundry truck services families be distributed soon. week. That entitles him to fish
least for the personnel of
weekend and holiday he
quartered 1ft naval housing The new edition will have every
Angler: "Yes, the fish was too NAS, for they now have a aboard the station.In tabs to facilitate quicker location can get off on approved annual
small to bother with, so I got a "drive-in" laundry service, discussing the new "drive- of pages and numbers; special leave Congratulations to
couple of guys to help me throwit and they are being quick to in" system Lcdr. William G. pages that include phone Sammy Whittington of Power
back in the lake.. Williams Navy Exchange officer numbers of duty officers of House No. 2. After a long, long
take of the
advantage new wait he
remarked: "At it's peak of various commands, while emergency morning received -
Jailbird: "What :ya in for?" set-up. operation, which is expected to numbers will be printedin his Leadingman, Mechanic ;
2nd J. B.: "Rocking my wife toleep. Cars can drive In to the rear be reached by spring, the Navy red.Navy. rate.
." of the laundry plant, located in Exchange laundry's volume of Girls with nicknames are real-
Jailbird: "They can't put ya in building 106, where an attend business will equal pr surpass ly plentiful in Public Works. For
here for that." ant receives the laundry. The that of any commercial operated Wives Club instance, there is Annie Cornelius -
2nd J. B.: "You ain't seen the finished product can be pickedup laundry in this area.DESCENDANT: in the Mail File Room who r
size of them rocks." at the front of the plant. I I Installs OfficersNewly prefers the name Ruth; Madeline
Eastman of Maintenance likes
The Navy Exchange laundryat
1st Middie: "Let's cut class and NAS, it is pointed out, pro OF elected officers of the Jo; Louisa Sayre of the Fiscal
vides serviceto Jacksonville Wives Club and Work Measurement Section
take in a movie. a very necessary Navy
2nd Middie: "Can't do it, old the air station and its out FIRST ADMIRALSERVING No. 86 were installed at a cere- goes by the name of Jeanette;
auxiliaries. Work done held 10. and Katherine Harrison of the
man, I need the sleep. lying mony February
I I by the laundry is received on HERE I Mrs Elliot Newell, newly elect- of Records Jimmie.Section likes the name
a cash and carry basis and also ed president, accepted the gavel
Assign 7 WavesTo by pick-up and delivery ser John Paul Jones VI, lineal from the retiring head, Mrs. We're glad to see Mimi Bailey-
vice. Personnel quartered in descendant of the "Father of George Schuller. Other new officers back to work after a brief illness
barracks bring in their own the American Navy," and the installed were Mrs. Joseph .. Public Works has a
SHAPE Hdqs third in three successive gener- Simons, vice-president and chap.. celebrity in its midst I! Last .Wed- >>
ations to enter the naval ser- lain Mrs. Hugh Hoover, secretary nesday night Lowell Thomas in
Washington (AFPS) The Navy Opens Training vice, is presently attached to : ; Mrs. Robert Weir, treasurer his new broadcast announced the
Navy has assigned seven Wavesa the rapidly expanding Naval ; :Mrs. Roy Cheney, parliamentarian forthcoming marriage of Jennifer
lieutenant and six yeomento Aviation Technical Training Mrs. Vance. Jennifer has been work-
; George Schuller
Center At
the staff of General of the BainbridgeBainbridge Center here. sergeant-at-arms. ing in this department for some
Army Dwight D. Eisenhower's time and at present is working;
Atlantic Treaty forces headquarters Md. (AFPS-The) An engine fireman's apprentice Lt. John J. Burns, Catholic for John Vinyard, Technical
in Paris. These are Naval Training Center here has (ENFA), tall, lanky, un- chaplain of NAS conducted the Services Superintendent. As soon
been re-commissioned for Navy assuming Jones VI makes no ceremohy. Mrs. Edward Damask,
the first American Waves sent aswe, hear more news, we'll passit
to France since World War I. recruit training.The bones about his future plans in first vice-president of Pi Alpha on to S'ou.Canned .
The group is composed of Lt. Bainbridge center, which regard to the Navy. Kappa Sorority, was the featured I I
Carrie C. Carte, of Charleston, trained recruits during World "Hell," he said, "If the chowis speaker, choosing as her subject, Water Possible
;f W. Va., Chief Yeoman Helenr War II. will provide facilities good, and the duty interest "Pattern for a Going and Grow ,
Elizabeth Weaver, Hanover, for an eventual capacity of ing I'll go for thirty ing Organization.. Guests of honor Says: Boston Chemist *
;. Pa.; Chief i Yeoman Helen 20,000 recruits. Enlisting in the Navy in May were Capt. and Mrs. Charles ..
1 Adele Hirsch, Miami Fla., Yeo- Reactivation has been expedited 1950, Jones underwent boot Dittmar, senior NAS chaplain. Boston, Mass. (AFPS) -Dr.
man 1/c Helen Lillian Ramsey, by the Navy and recruits will training at- Great Lakes and Chaplain Dittmar gave the offer Myer Selby, a Boston chemist,
Norfolk, Va.; Yeoman 1/c Dorothy be sent here for training as soon upon completion of basic train- tory.All has perfected a method of preserving -
Laura Matz, Pottstown, as accomodations are ready. ing, he attended Enginemen wives of Navy enlisted men water in cans similar to ,
Pa.; Yeoman 1/c Julie Mignon, + school there. He was trans are cordially invited to join the those used for beer. He uses a can
Benier, Glendale, Calif.; and A Seaman's natural instinct is ferred to NATTC early this Navy Wives Club. They are welcome without a lining, which keeps the
a Yeoman 1/c Ruth Doris Kum- something that tells him he is month. to attend meetings of the water'palatable and permits ster-
fert, Vineland, N. J. right whether he is or not. His father, John Paul JonesV organization. ilization by boiling.
was recently retired with
the rank of Commander

h, c a v /Medal\ Given i'S x a

4 Chief HelmsA

belated medal of commendation -
..for outstanding service. in
line of duty during World War II

1 was awarded last Wednesday to ..
chief radio electrician Adie D. I
Helms of the NAS. Communications
department.The .
award, presented in by Comdr. Porter F. Bed-
dell, NAS executive officer, was
tendered to Helms "for outstanding
service in line of duty aboard
the USS Tennessee during Pacific 4
a'd action." ; i '
4 The order praised his professional 1A :
skill and devotion to duty. \ F cytevatxp
lie contributed materially to the
success of the ship which took
part in 13 major operations
i-- H against the Japanese.
Chief Helms .joined the Navy
22 years ago at Houston, Texas.
He came to NAS in June. 1950.
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Even Burglars Will

Be A Little Eccentric

Columbus Ohio (AF'PS-Po-)
lice here recently had a baffling r
mystery on their hands. They "
were unable to determine why a igt
burglar should enter Mrs. Jean BELATED AWARD-For hU pro kill and devotion
Liggett's home and neatly stack to duty while aboard the battle"d ee during World
all the kitchen chairs upside War II combat, Chief radio elect s 1ms of Commun-
r FIRST INSPECTION-Capt.: Lester K. Rice NATTC com-I down, balancing a teacup on each (cations, receives his belated c. al from Comdr. i
I manding officer passes through the ranks in the first of the upturned legs. Nothing was Porter F. Bedell, NAS executive d was presented rib
.pccti.n of the NATTCenter' held last Saturday. stolen. ceremony lass( Wednsday.t; i b.r


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- 21 February 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page FIvn

x'' 7 NSLI Checks v, .:: : I Fasion 6, VF-41 Report I

Due In April i Scouting: The Squadrons j

Advises VA : I
fV FASRON SIX-The Fasron.
is leaving the squadron for new
check have been
Washington (AFPS) The 6 crews duty with another fighter squad.
second National Service Life i} y1 c} sending a limited number omen ron after serving 25 months
X Insurance dividend of $685 mil to the familiarization aboard this command.

lion will be paid to some eight i.A courses at NAMTC. Amongthe This is the last week entriesfor
million policy holders starting recent students are Stuart a name for the Fasron Six
April 1. column will be accepted. The
The new dividend, to average Fleming, AA, Leon C. Hen contest Is wide open with' onlya
$85.00, will take 'up where the LMw a dry, ADAN, Bryan Sauls) small number of names sub
first one left off and cover ADAN, Robert C. Lewis, AN, mitted and the two dollar prize
.. through the anniversary date of sill stands.
policies this year. Anyone who Ernest W. Brantley, ADE3, .

.' took out a policy before 1951 3 r Marvin W. Howze AD2, Hugh VF-41 Reporting
for duty
1 and held it in force for three A. Kenyon, ADC and Maurice .
7 this week has been W.
months or longer during 1948, C. Young ADC.Congratulations'. George
' 1949, and 1950 will be eligible. Elbert, Chief Aviation Ma: 1
I The amount of individual are going to chinists Mate and Jake T.
payment in each case will defend Charles W. Adair, formerly ADC
on the number of months (AP), who has been appointed to Bius, AN, has been welcomed 1
.. the policy was in force, the i2 the status of Lieutenant, USN. back to the squadron after a '
,. r plan of Insurance, fae value of Back with Fasron 6 after a short 'tour' of the Naval Hospital
policy and age of the insured stay in the hospital is Asa Carter, as a patient. .;
I at time policy became effective. ADS, and back after a leave at
Unlike the first dividend, it home are Joseph Naguski, AKAN Wanted-A light weight but r
will not be for and Harry Chmn, AK3. thoroughly tested asbestos suit,
necessary a policy -
I holder to apply for the HEROES FOR A DAY-Commended for their attempt to savea in gopd condition preferably in I
I forthcoming The VA blazing F4U, Jesse L: Quimby Jr., ADAN, left, and William M.Edenfield. a dark blue pinstripe by Lt. t-
payment.will send the ADEAN, center both of VF-742 talk the situation over Calvin Byrd, AD2, has nailed. (j j.g.) John M. Sullivan, VF-41.
automatically with Joe Martin, YNl, also of VF-742. Quick thinking on the partof down the acey-duecy championship who last week became withouia
check his last
to address
the agency's records.Sodality on Quimby and Edenfield enabled the pilot to get out of his burn of the engine buildup shop doubt the "hot pilot" of the ,
ing craft but the maintenance check crew squadron. .
can't narrow top honors down to .
more than three. Johnnie D. Wanted-A solution to the .
ReportsOn Woods, ADC, beats Leverne question, "With seven beads of ;,1
Crews, AD2; Crews beats Daniel
distinct how
seven colors many
Monthly MeetThe Two Alert NARTU Lads B. Smith ADAN, while Smith different strings of seven beads
consistently defeats Woods may be obtained?" Reward of one
monthly meeting of the St. Cs. bronze do-willy from a genuine
Edward's Sodality was held last Save The Day For PilotQuick Two of the Fasron 6 volleyball howgoesit is offered by GeorgeA. I
Wednesday in the small chapel players are being transferred to Ruskinko, ATI VF-41 for the ,
with Mrs. Stella Lodesky, prefect, thinking and fast ac- new stations. Clyde Smith, PR2, answer Ruskinko is enrolled in ,
-" presiding. The meeting was pre. uary 1946 and was employed in is leaving for TAD duties the U S A FI Correspondence ,1
ceded by the benediction and the tion on the part of two young the engine test and repair sec- at Lakehurst, N. J. while 'Ike Course in College Algebra and 3
recitation of the rosary in St. Ed "Weekend Warriors," now tion of O & R.Both. Finnell, ADC, is merely being wah sailing free with a following i
ward's Chapel with Father Burns, on active duty with squadron JaxonsHe switched from the supply division sea when suddenly the chapter i'
catholic chaplain officiating. VF-742 at NARTU, was re- has been a "Weekend War- to the position of assistant on Permutations and Combinations ( I
Elections were held at the meet- roir" at NARTU Jacksonvillesince leading chief. hove into view. He tacked .
w ing to fill vacancies caused by sponsible for a pilot gettingout November 1947 and returned Passing out cigars has kept and then came about. -
the recent transfer of Mrs. Terry of his burning aircraft to active military service with Robert R. Pruitt, SN, Ernest The problem in question has '
Kuckuck and Miss Mary Logan. without injury and with near- VF-742 on February 1st. Brantley ADE3, and Harry E been bandied about the squadron -
The new officers of the sodalityare ly saving a valuable fighter Quimby also from Jacksonville, Pernell, ADC (AP) busy lately for the past few days and 1
Mrs. Marion Kordek, vice from strike last He was born in Miami and wasa and with good reason. All three the most enlightening comment ".
prefect and Mrs. Mary Wheat, plane damage. class mate of Edenfield's at recently became the fathers of overheard to date has been
secretary. Tuesday. Hialeah High School. Quimby baby girls. "Ummm, good question.. With
Reports were made at the meeting Lt (Jg), John M. Sullivan, attached Joined the Navy in March 1942in that fact firmly established
by the following ladies for to VF-41, was taxiing his Jacksonville and served here A welcome aboard i i'l' extendedto Ruskinko would like for sohe-
their respective committee: Mrs. F4U-4 past the NARTU hanger with VPB-2-1 until his dischargein Edward D. Watson, AN, who one to carry on and give hima
Mary Korson, eucharistic; Mrs. when he noticed that two enlistedmen December 1945. He was employed recently reported aboard from a solution.
.-i Marie Sourbeer Our Lady's; Mrs. I were frantically signaling to in the NAS JacksonvilleO tour of duty aboard the USS Ruskinko, who calls Glendale
Margaret Owens, apostolic; Mrs. him. As he stopped his aircraft & R as an Aircraft Mechanic Coral Sea and it is with regret West Virginia, 'home' graduatedfrom
Mary Wheat, catholic truth, and 'the two men grabbed fire bottles General. Quimby became a that Charlie Liteky, ADC, whois Benwood High School, Ben-
Mrs. Aileen Hartnett, in the absence and went to work on the nose sec "Weekend Warrior" in February now in the hospital waiting fora wood West Virginia and joinedthe
of Mrs. Irma Smalling for tion of the Corsair, Sullivan turned 1949 and also reported with VF. medical discharge will leave Navy in November 1947. He ,
the social committee. off the engine, secured all 742 on February 1, 1951. the squadron. James Ruark, AD3, is a graduate of the Aviation
Discussed at the meeting were switches and left the aircraft. Electronic School NATTC Memphis
plans pertaining to improvements Stand Their Ground Tennessee, and previously *
in the chapel and tin memberswere The two enlisted men, William served with VC-62 before report
urged to make special efforts M. Edenfield, ADEAN and Jesse ing to VF41..
to visit the sick at the Naval L. Quimby, Jr., ADEAN, contin- f "
Hospital in a group each Wednes- ued to fight the blaze and were NEW SQUADRON AT NAS, JAX
day afternoon. getting it under control when a (Scene-Commanding Officer's
gas line parted and the flame Office, Fighter Squadron Forty-
"- grew in intensity. The men stood One)
Pix in the Mill their: ground and kept their small "Well Sam," remarked the C.
,. fire! equipment playing on the D., "How would you like to be
Tokyo (AFPS-When) a Japanese fly[ ames, but were forced to retire the; Executive Officer of a Patrol
sidewalk photographer snaps when the blaze got out of Squadron?"
the picture of an American Serv- hand due to the presence of the t "What!" replied the X. O., "'
, iceman, he hands him a card high octane fuel. "What do you mean by that, 1
reading: Edenfield, 24 years old, is a Skipper?"
"We have taked your nice form Jaxon. He was born in Valdosta, : .1 "Here it is in SCOUTING THE
Just now. The pictures will be Ga., and prior to World War II SQUADRONS, Jax Air News.
send .your hand after five days made his home in Hialeah, near VF-41 Reports, and later it is
by mill. We hope you pay a pur- Miami. He joined the Navy in : \ap' written, Patrol Squadron 41."
chase-money here and will sent July 1943 and served at NAS With that the Executive Offi.
them with responsibility 150 Jacksonville, Sanford and Opa cer, Lcdr. Samuel B. Hibbard,
yen- Loka. He was'discharged in JanHere's a v steamed out to find the Adminis-
trative Officer and Communica-
tion Officer. Perhaps they would .

How 01'I OriginatedVho been know channels.why notified the squadron through had official not

first called a service man a "(31," a term originally mean- Lcdr. Charles C. Ainsworth.the .,
William in recent Article) In World Commanding Officer proceeded
Ing "go\'emmentls8ue? Croy; a 4 to the Piki's Ready
Study magazine, says he was there. Room and called an AII.I'Hot'smeeting

Back in the summer of 1938 at From., then on whenever the two so that the news mightbe
.. Randolph Field, San Antonio, Tex., disemminated and evaluated.The .
Croy, 11 years old and the son of a builders would( pass this sentry first problem to be considered .1
technical sergeant at the Field, they would call out, "How's everything Y a was the conversion of the ",''i
was building a shed for a pet calf. going, GI?" Gallant Corsairs of VF-41 into
He and a friend, Walter Renn, The story circulated, and from planes suitable for patrol work. .
would ride on their bikes to the After much consideration it was .'i;
time to time, soldiers would
Field to get old orange' crates and atAFPS decided to put first things first
boxes from kitchens to use for jokingly be heard calling one and install a "joe" ot or some J:
lumber. another GI. Mr. Croy adds that the source of coffee as the first step w

';, Most of the gentries were term was made famous by the in modification. After a brief con g

friendly, although one- day a, stories of Ernie Pyle. (AFPS). sultation, decided the Maintenance that a coffee Department >I
new entry stopped them. .
system could be incorporated in r.
"Where you going with those the heating system. A spigot
boxes?" he asked. The boys explained Hard Questions Stump could be installed in the cockpit t
their When he accused -
project. and easily disposable paper cups
them of stealing govern- Britannica Staffers could be used.
ment issued property, they re Due to size limitations of tho.
plied: "Nobody wants this stuff, Chicago (AFPS) -Subscribersto plane, a co-pilot seemed an im-4
besides It's not GI property." the Encyclopedia Britiannicalast possibility and after some ,
"1"K It I.," he said, "every year asked 34,000 questionsof thought, it was decided that one +'.'\'
thing on thin. Field Is GI property the publication's research staff. of the new and compact auto,4
." Among those which stumped the matic pilots could be installed in 1
"Everything, even the trees and experts are the following: the battery 'compartment along .
grass?" they asked "What is the cause and cure of with a wire recorder The autopilot
. "Right," the sentry said. ''Anything child psychology?" could be cut on after take-
you want to move!I" off. With the recorder connected i
"How about the soldiers; are "How did the elephants to the earphones a suitable wire
. they OI too?" tb* boys que Ark" get down off Mount recording containing thirty min
tloned. Ararat? comments would'
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I saM. '' .. ? $ biome nights?" the East, and floods elsewhere, Dardy Orlando is on the brink of a by merely flicking one of the
V) "Then )'ou'r* 4i youmlf," Wall -* ,.How many dog and cat ceme- cooling dip in a Nevada pool. And all she need !1. someone to join switches on the instrument panel.
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r- ( Boxers Leave

For New York

,c-' Tourney Friday r'

February 23 will be a red

letter day for three NAS ., _
boxers who will venture to
New York in quest of the

coveted championship crownsin

With Ed Nellist the Golden Gloves Tournament

.. of Champions held Feb
It is only proper that we take time out to congratulate: e eSS t F ruary 26-27-28 in New York

two very important members of the Jax Navy boxing team City.

who deserve a lot of credit for their fine job of getting the d .a t John Bernardi, Freddie Farr

boys in shape for the Golden Gloves Tournament. Big Ed and fighting Joe under Martin the colors(once of NAS again) .

Farrady and Bill Powers put in a lot of time and effort into will pit their skill and versatile

coaching and their and gameness against the best the ...
training boys, the results of the fights Nation has: to offer in their class -
show they did a fine job of it. Big Ed, unfortunately has'Te of boxing.

ceived his orders and expects to be leaving soon. His absence Buddy Hudgins, the fourth
worthy entry, unfortunately will
will be sorely felt among those that have had: occasion to do be unable to participate jn the
business with him. classic due to transfer orders. His
loss will be felt by the team.

The boxing team that is to represent the City of Jack- 55 The boys will weigh/ in on Feb- ,....
sonville in the Tournament of in New ruary 25 and enter the first '
Champions York the lat- round of the annual Tournament
ter part of the month will consist of entirely Navy personnel, the following day.

3 from NAS and the remaining 5 from Green Cove Springs. Coach Bill Powers Is hopeful
of a successful trip and feels con
Fighting for NAS will be John Bernardi, Joe Martin and fident that his boys will be able oJ "

Buddy Hudgins. Freddy Farr, although qualified for the trip, to more than hold their own in
... ...... the ring. All three men are in
will be "" '" -''''' -
to go due to his orders arriving. His presence fine shape and have been work-

will be greatly missed by the team. Green Cove entries will WIN N. Y.TRIP-Among the host of Navy gladiators winning In Ing out very hard and diligently
be Jim Sieple Bob Ritter Bob Perkins Phil Parker and Ted their way to the Eastern Golden Gloves eliminations to be held in honors preparation for the coveted
New York next week are these three NAS boxers. However, Bud- they. so eagerly' fought
O'Neill. We can all rest assured that this squad of fine boxers dy Hudfens, left, who copped the open featherweight crown in for. .
will make a good showing of themselves. the Jax Golden Gloves meet, will not be able to make the trip.
very John Bernardi, center, will be vying for light heavyweight honors, Conclusion of
*. *. while Freddie Farr, right, will compete in the flyweight division.
Farr got his chance in the New York tourney. ,when champion ,
In case you haven't noticed Mason Field is undergoinga Barney. Mitchum of Charleston suffered an injury Farr lost to Winter 2-ball .

good working-over.. by the Physical Training department. Mitchum in the local finals.
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The men nave lifted the face of the field and have given the

outfield a new green coat. It is really beginning to shape up Herb Pinney Captures Play Nears

and should be one of the best looking ball fields in the vicinity. Bill Foulk and Alexis De La

However, it is being fixed to play baseball on, not to serve as Mater will play Fuz Weber and
Bill Chase sometime this weekto
a short cut or practice field for golf. Officials have issued a Civilian Links Crown \ determine the winner of the

request that all hands cooperate in keeping Mason Field in first flight of the winter two-ball
mixed foursome play.
tip-top} condition. Herb Pinney captured the station civilian golf championship Bill and Kay Brockhous de'eated .
I for the second successive year, defeating brother Rod Pinney 4 and 3 Eleanor Robertson and
*. in a final 36-hole playoff on the local course last Saturday.
u__... __.__ ...._ ..:'1_ 1___ _____ Gus Macri to become the winnersof J
The Varsity Basketballers finish their regular season .Ut:1U WVII .aaG: Hlt: llU11i a.aaavaab 4 and 3 to win the first flight the second flight.
a field of eight in the champion
A. C. and Linda Back were victorious -
next Tuesday night when they meet the Florida University ship flight. Last year Herb down championship.The over Joe Williams and
Freshmen at Gainesville. The team has played some really ed Ray. Kennedy for the crown. second flight bunting went Mary Gardner to win flight No.
thrilling ball games this season and will offer a chance to All in all 35 golfers partici- to Nick Pulignano who defeated three.
in the which closed Van Nest in the finals last Hank Gage and Elaine Hillls -
those who haven't seen them in action so far this when pated
year Saturday. Joe Kelty took the
last Sunday Flight winners were teamed up to beat John and Hazel
they play in both the state AAU and the Sixth Naval Dis- decided in all flights. measure of Jack Byars for the Hirst to take honors in the final
trict Tournaments. third flight honors, but had togo flight. .
\- Andy Planey rallied with a good 10! holes to do it, winning .
If they play the kind of ball they have played thus far hind final nine to down holes to Walker come from Crevasse be- one-up. John Vineyard kept out

they should go far. But win or lose, they at least- deserve a i in the front of to Jack the Silvers fourth most of Linksmen Meet .
way cop flighttitle
large crowd to cheer them on. In 4 and 3.Consolation .
Hospital Gators Saturday
S s ... winners were de
I cided in all but one flight. Dick The NAS golf team will
Len Curtis who is in charge of the Varsity Tennis team IM Golf LeadAmerican Cleveland took consolation honors meet Florida University on the
I, says that prospects look good for a banner season. A lot of in the tough championship brac- station course Saturday afternoon
good material has been showing up for practice and a rather League play In the ket, Roy Askew won the first at 1330 in an eight-man team
flight honors, J. K. Smith took
: ambitious schedule is being compiled. Any one interested in Intra-Mural golf tournament got third flight consolation, while match.
under way last week with Hospital An NAS squad will be chosen
i trying for a spot on the team should contact Lt. Curtis at moving to the front with a Fred Ross won similar honors in from a long: list of candidates,
I NAS Communications office. total of 15 points. the fourth flight. including Bill Foulk, Leo Mar. _
Close behind the Hospital came Clayton Phifer and Emory hel.. Wright North, Bill Me-
I e a a r the Dispensary with 14 points, Tillis will match skill this week Williams, Bob Wallace, John
The followed by PT Public Works to decide the consolation prize in Adams, Dick Middleton, Red
second in the series of
Intra-Mural swim-
and Adm. Comm. ComNab 6 with the second flight.: Wade. Bill Baker, Frank Govern
ming meets is going to be held at the Natatorium the early 11 markers, O & R with 10, NA- Prizes will be awarded to win- Jim Busch, Charles Weiss Dave
part of March. A big field is expected for this meet. Everyone TTC with 9, Supply with 6 and ners. runners-up and consolation lenderson, Herb Herres, Bob .
:, wants to cut that big lead IT built up last meet, down a little. Operations in last place with 5 holders in each flight. I Thiel and Steve Corneliussen.

If Paul Franke gets in the fancy dives again, this time it will points.Points are decided on the basisof -- ,

be well worth while to watch him perform. The display of one point for each hole won. Who Was First FootballerTo
j fancy dives he put on at the last meet had the crowd buzzing. In the first day's action Hospital
downed Operations 15-5; Dispensary Win Sullivan Award?
i beat O & R 14-10; PT-PW .

\ A big treat is in store for all rabid basketball fans when Comm-ComNab bested NATTC 6 12-9 downed and Adm- Once again the experts colonized. Considered to be
the Harlem Globetrotters hit Jacksonville next month. Were ply 11-3. Sup-'I have been stumped. No one one of the roughest games
not to build the for but do National League's eight-team provided the correct answer to played today, Lacrosse calls for
trying gate want
up anyone we last week's which of stamina
sports quiz men great and skill,
1\ to say that anyone that hasn't seen the Globetrotters in ac- action league this is expected week. to swing into' was, "What is the national with plenty of grinding action. I ;
tion will get to see the greatest exhibition of basketball I game of Canada?" This week's question is:
possible.The. I I The correct answer to that "Who was the first football
Pitcher Erv Palica of the Dodgers one is lacrosse. Just how many player to win the James E.
who was rejected last November said "hockey," it became hardto Sullivan Award
given annually -
Globetrotters have a big name in basketball ever .
because of high blood
r count. However, lacrossewas to the
: outstanding ama
since they were first organized about 21 years ago. Each year :pressure, was accepted for the proclaimed the national teur athlete"
r. found them gaining a little finesse as well as popularity. Army following a reexamination sport by an act of legislation. The first correct answer to
recently. He is expected .to Lacrosse can be played eith today's wins
Touring the -United States and playing all comers this question a free
fine band of exhibitionists soon won National fame and re I be inducted soon. er indoors or out, but appearsto full course meal at the Civi
I have gained it's popularity lian Cafeteria
spect. They have just recently returned from a very success- Mrs. Anna Rosenberg, assistant in outdoor matches. Strangeas of the week. any day
./ ful stay in Paris, France.: secretary. of defense has stated, it may appear. Canadians To allow tor" an even distribution -
"Athletes will be regarded like adopted this sport from the of the Jar Air News
So if you care to see the finest basketball squad in action I anyone else when it comes to pos- Indians who excelled in the no-answer will -be acceptedprior
r be sure to get in on' this fine opportunity next month sible service.deferment" from military game long before Canada'was / to 0900! Friday

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For 6th ND
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. ,/' .'. Cage Meet and CharlestonDropping

Il' NAS Jax will play host to the two straight contests away :from home last :;.

.. finals and the Southern area week, Jax Navy's Fliers brought their season's record to 12 ,:"

; eliminations of the Sixth Naval wins and\ _11_ losses: : ."
=+ District basketball tournament to
r The Fliers gave the Parrls Island -
be held March 5-7 Marines all they could handle with the lead changing hands a

The Sixth Naval District has last Thursday night before losing countless number ef times, with I
been divided into three in both teams bucket
areas 72-64 and suffered a slight letdownin matching for
order to minimize travel difficulties succumbing 65-63 to the Collegeof bucket.
involved in district actm Charleston Friday. High point man for Charlestonwas
". Eason with 21 and
Thompsonwith i
ties.North er With both teams displaying nice
and South Carolina with { 17. Pasco led the Fliers with t.
floor the Parris Island-Jax
.S 22 while Wheeler scored 11.
the exception of Parris Island,
fray at PI was a corker. After a
will be with the Bouncing back from their.
competing recent -
slow start the
fairly tempo speeded -
Southern area teams. Georgia and defeat by Georgia Teachers
with the close all the
Florida clubs, excepting Chief of up score College, the Jax Fliers turned
Off in their the
Naval Training, will form the way. shooting loose a barrage of basketball tac-
Southern section. The Westernarea Fliers just. couldn't seem to con- tics to whip Jacksonville Junior

playoffs will be comprised nect.Avair College 72-62 in an actionfilledgame
of teams from Chief of Naval Air led the PI attack with 24 here last Wednesday.

...;, .. Training. 1KACIIERS THUMP VARSITY-What appears to be a cross points, while the big noise for the Getting off to a fast start the
,' NATTCenter auditorium will between a track meet and a popular dance is merely a loose ball I Fliers was Bob Becker who pouredIn Fliers built up an early 21-17
be the scene of the Southern in the Fliers-Georgia Teachers fray played last Wednesday. Bill 22 big points on 10 field goals lead after only 10 minutes of

playoffs, while the 6ND finals Page (No. 3) of the Teachers applies the brakes, while Bob Becker, and two free throws play, and kept their leading margin
their second in
will be played at the local bas- Fliers guard, left, gives a hopeless glance at the oval. Duncan (No. Dropping fray throughout the entire game.
kettorium March 12-14. 21)) of Teachers, seems entranced, while Burgoyne, Fliers forwardNo. two nights, the Fliers fell beforea The floor game turned in by
( 13) moves in on the loose ball. spirited Charleston College five, both teams was excellent, but a
65-63. It was another close one, balanced attack and accuracy on

... Baseball Practice VF-41 VP-5 Setting Pace In I Fast basketball league, cooperation Is the be the part deciding of the Fliers factor proved in their to

oi I requested from "all hands". victory.

Begins Monday | Intra-Mural Circuit Competition ;I in Monday three bard night's games action, while resulted two ing Halftime a 41-28 found lead the and Fliers midway sport- ...

through the final
teams lost forfeit. VF174won period it wasa
..... It's spring again! And with After another round of play in Intra-Mural basketball league forfeit by from VA-45 48-35 count with the Fliers
on a
it comes the advent of baseball VP-5 and VF-41 are still setting the pace in their respective league.In Lieu- again on the sweet end From
did the First
season. the National VP-5 is still on top with 8 wins and three losses Hospital over here on in it was merely a matter
tenants. NATTCenter their
The first call for tryouts for closely pushed by VC-62 and Hospital. VF-41 sports an unblemished streak alive kept of time. The final gun broughtthe
winning by swamping
the NAS 1951 baseball aggregation record of 11.victories while_knowing no losses. game to a close and another
61-28. VC-62
Supply, pulled an
is slated for Monday Last week's action found Hospital victory to the Fliers' long list of
upset win over VP-5, 39-29, and
whipped VA-45 by a score of 59-
dumping VF-42, 46-38. The conquests
February 26 at 1600 at Mason
Field. '' First Lieutenants again traveledthe 36. VP-5 split two games in their Operations bested O&R, 44-34. Showing fine form and an ac-
, losers' trail when O & R busy week of action. In the first Standings: 0 curate eye on the court Mutt
.. t I.' All positions are open, says swamped them in a high scoring game they emerged victorious Pasco once more led the high-
coach Frank McCaffrey with AMERICANWon
game, 79-44. In an action filled! over Supply. Lost geared attack for the local five
all hands welcome to attend
game VC.62 outlasted Operations In the second tilt they didn't "MM .........__._..?..11 0 with 19 points on 7 field goals
the ate opening session.to their to add another victory to their I I.fare too well and were finally bested CoraFairJax _._.__? 9 S and 5 charity tosses. Following

requested bring for the list. This exciting game endedup by a fighting band of bas- NARTU ..........._._._... 8 S Pasco in the scoring honors were
initial own equipment at, 1600. with a 43-36 count. A greatly ketvers from VC-62, 39-29. De- Fasron /6 ......._.__.___ 7 4 McKay with 12, Bob Becker 11,
practice. improved NATTCenter team spite thU loss VP-5 is currently Fasron 109 ____ 6 fiTS61 and Chuck Wheeler with 10. The
leading the pack in the National \_' ___._ 8 6 big gun for the losers was :Rich-
--- League. \ r-s--4_ ,, 7 ardson who poured 16 points

Word has been received from Personnel ?...._._?..._ 2 8 through the loop and played an

Physical Training that VF-42 has Marines ................-.._. 1 9 all around bang-up game for the

; : 1 .1 dropped from further competitionin Dispensary .......__....._ 1 10 I Collegiate quintet.Tennis. ..
the National League. They will

be replaced by VF-174. NATIONALWon Team
We are again reminding all
By Armed Forces Press Service coaches, managers, and playersto 'r-s ........_._._.._......_ 8 S
The Brooklyn Dodgers purportedly lost $130,000 at Flatbush dur- cooperate with the Jax Air hospital __.._.__.._ l' 3 Trains For
ing the 1950 baseball season. That s difficult to understand when News and Physical Training Officials "C-62 .......__._._...7 3NATI'O
you consider they were flag factors all the way and not eliminated to turn In all score and ........_.___ 7 4OIR
until the final day by the Phillies. data Immediately following the : ............_..__....6 4 51 SeasonSome

Branch Rickey, incidentally, is ball games.A Operations ..._........__. 6 4
said to have bank-rolled his College basketball team. lie good many of the results are Supply .............__....... IS 6 fine prospective claimantsor
Brooklyn i started giving his players shotsof missing each week due to the fail A..5 .....____... 3 '7 berths on the NAS tennis
Interests "fresh pure oxygen" during ure of reporting after each YF-17' ...______. S 71st. for the Initial
gameIs team reported
timeout periods They insist .... ....__._ practice
origina 1 ly played For finer, more com- Lt. ......__ 0 10 at Boone Park last week.
his theories strictly ate unsci-
cash for $60,000 sign- entific and that he would get plete results of the intra-mural Newcomers, along with several
: ed notes the same results" with' a couple ,.. ., ". veterans were on hand. Newcomers -
Ii for an adds of bread i pills Apparentlythey included Leon Wilson and Lar-
Munoz of NARTU, Gerald
tional feel its a publicity gag ner
$360,000and which belongs in the same cate- 0' .' Dill Jim Sleeper, Roberto Batista
gory with prizefighters who and Don Degen of VP-5, N, W.
sold It 4'
A ,,
7 Breault and II D. Pedrick of NAS.
out for $1- claim they posse "cosmic .
: ; > Last 'ear's returnees station
025,000Brother. punches.. ,:' :\ champ j Owen Williams are George

Chalmers, George Roe, Bill Willis, !
that's promoting North Carolina State, by the way,
f fi Bill Graham, Dick Wheat and Len
1 has a basketball coliseum. which .;
y r Kansas has a 12,500, seating capacity. The : ', ;" i Curtist
U University first tournament there in December This 3'ear' prospects are show.

is contemplating- 1950: drew 55,000 fans and ing up well. All home games will
all competing teams went home ;_ I be played at Boone Park in Jax

cons truc- with big checks under an approved f -. Scheduled games will be announced -
ors tion of a1i,1 NCAA split. ( I in the plan of the day in

1--',." ,,, II plenty of time BO that all interested *
which Will can witness the matches.

Branch Rickey seat ap- Pinson Cops Blind I The present confirmed scheduleis

proximately 17,000 a* basketball listed below. Six more games

games Shows how importantthe Bogey Tourney are in the process of completion,
cage sport is becoming ;making a total of sixteen.

hand Keith, energetic Oklahoma Paul Pinson won first place in March 16-McDill :Field There

U publicity drum-beater, has the'weekly Blind Bogie last Sat- 21-PensaccJa, There.23Presbyterian .
sent out a mimeographed form 87 with 16 Here
urday, shooting an ,
for sports editors to use quoting as his handicap to give him a net < .G< e 26-Duke, here
Head Bud Wil-
Football Coach
of 71. 28-U. Fla., There
kinson in denying that he's considering -
\ offers Three players were tied for sec- April 5-McDiH. Here
t which might any take coaching him from ond place with nets of 72. A. K. 7-Fla. State, There.

Soonerville .. His away football Robinson shot an 87. picked 15 I : J7-Fla. South., Her,
teams really have put Oklahomaon as his handicap; Jim Mauldin shotan 20-Fla, State, Here.

the map in 'recent years and 89, and had a 17 handicap, 23-Fla. South. There.A .
he can just about write his own while K. Buchanan shot a 91 witha

ticket at Norman Television 19 handicap. recent survey showed a bas-
honored Mel Allen for his telecastof Red Cranston won closest to ketball team travels 24.01 miles

the 1950 World's Series be- the pin honors on number 16 ..... in one game. Of this 11.97 miles
tween the Yanks and Phillies. when his tee shot landed 5 feet was traveled in the first half end
But here's the punchline. Allen from the pin. Bill Baker had the 12.04 in. the second ball The for-
didn't do the telecast. He had the longest drive on the seventeenthhole INTRA-MURAL FRACAS-Joe Law of ComFalrJax Is closely wards traveled the most miles,
radio assignment. as he slammed his tee shot guarded by Bill Moran of FASRon S, as Law attempts a two- 5.31 miles, followed closely bj the
Fans are laughing over the 250 yards down the middle. Baker pointer in intra-mural action last week. Eagerly awaiting further center who negotiated 4 25 miles.
.J gag pulled by Coach Sax El. also scored the longest putt on action is Farnelll (No. 28)) of FASRon 6, while teammate The average guard traveled 2 66

liott of the Los Angeles State number IS with an 18-footer. Steams (26) poises for rebound. miles. ._aI i



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The new device will locate the simplest atom, the question of ment needed for such operations
buried mines in any kind of soil, "where is the rest of the mass?" It is hoped that a preliminary
G.E. officials said. It also may be prodded man to peek further Into I artist's sketch will be availableat
4 used to clear beach,,areas by de- the atom. y an early date for recognition
tecting land mines laid in shallow
: purposes.
Thompson thought the records
water. I I show that th/positive part of the I (Editor's Note-Due: to the
,atom made up practically the entire LJ "s 5-I'. complex problems arising from
Reserve Pay Checks atom itself and that the tiny reconversion of Fighter to Patrol
electrons were stuck around this Squadron, we feel it best to keep

Waiting To Be Claimed large positive portion in some way. VF-41 a fighter squadron from
But how was anyone going to be here on.
Thousands of pay checks-per. ,able to pry into anything so small >
haps one of them bearing avjack- as an atom? If we could place -- Momentary Error
sonville name are sitting in the them side by side 250 million hy- Oboe Dilemma Barcelona Spain (AFPS-Two .
safes of Reserve disbursing offi- drogen atoms would just about Theatre Baltimore, IUd (AFPS-When morticians entered the wrong
cer because they are undeliver- stretch an inch, it is stated. someone stole the first oboist's apartment in search of a corpse.
able, reports the periodical "Re Asleep in the room at the time
servist." Henry Becqurcl, a French physi Guide oboe on the eve of the Baltimore old
was an man. They picked
cist chanced a to
upon way peer Symphony Orchestra's seasonal
Many former members of Organized into this tiny world through his him up and as they were lower-
opening, the following plan was him into the coffin, he
Reserve units who are ing awoke
of It was February 21
discovery radioactivity.
Wednesday devised save the concert:
He died of
now on active duty failed to inform promptly shock.
believed that this energy was toe "I'd Climb the Highest Mountain"r'
.The first oboist would borrow .
the disbursing officers for > found in the uranium com- -- -...- ...-..__ Susan Ilayward the second oboist's oboe; the sec-
their drilling units of their new
For brainy people Read
pounds. only: (
active duty addreses. Thursday February 22 ond oboist would borrow the third
permanent Consequently their last drill From here pay checks could not be de- mented and experimented, in the }Friday February 23 would borrow an English horn. do would you knew we.
livered. wonders of the atom and wondering _
"Operation X" .
Any Reservist who is ordered whether or not the elements i _---_- Edward G. Robinson Send Your Jax Air News Home
could be separated. This led to
A to active duty\ prior to receiptof the conviction that mass can be Saturday February 21 ,
his last drill pay check, should, converted to and to "Sunset Boulevard" _-.__..__..:..
after arrival at his permanent mass. energy energy/ ____..._n- _______._ Gloria Swanson
duty station, furnish his former 25 PLACE
This further led to the buildingof Sunday, February FROM:.
disbursing officer for his Reserve "Three Guys Named Mike"._ TWO

unit with his new address and atom-smashers and again which along ______ _...._..;,_?.,..-. Jane Wyman CENTSTAMP
request that his check be for- experimenting stage
warded. If in-doubt of the address finally led to the splitting and exploding Monday, February 26
of former Disbursing of the atom. "The Company She Keeps".__ HERE
your ..,. ... Jane Greer
letter TO
Officer address your as ;
follows: Naval Accounts Disbursing I With some people you spendan Tues. &"Wed., February 27 & 24 1
Officer, c/o your district com evening. With others you invest "The Groom Wore Spurs"Ginger ,

mandant. it ______________ _Roger