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: March 1, 1951
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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 l Jacksonville, Commander, Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing: 11

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.. : Plan 3rd Annual Boys

Baseball Camp HereNavyCity

Project To Open

March 10 At Mason Field

The go-ahead signal has been given and plans have already -

been completed for the third annual Jax-Navy Boys'

4p I Baseball Training Camp to be held at the Naval Air Station

March 10 through April 7,

Sponsored again jointly by the
Naval Air Station and the Cityof out this week by the City Recreation :

Jacksonville, the 1951 camp for Department. Closing date
for registering has been set for
youngsters of this area, which
Wednesday, March 7.
proved an overwhelming success
in its first two years, will As in the past membershipcards
MAPPING ACTIVATION PLANS-An advance guard of officers and enlisted men check in at open March 10 at Mason Field.It will be issued to all youngsters
NAltTU early to prepare ground work for the return today to active military service of Patrol will run for five consecutive attending the camp. Transportation
I. Squadron 741. Left to right are, Clyde Ball; SN; Leon Starling, YNT2; Lt. Mark Hulsey, squadron Saturdays, closing with an all-star to NAS will be provided
personnel officer; Lcdr. Charles Rogers, VP-741 commanding officer, and Clarke Chitty YNTC. game on April 7.Basic for the lads who will be pickedup
at specified points and play
Red Cross Committee Commences Fundamental grounds. '
Income Tax .. This year's camp, with a few Dig Nome Slay Appear
slight changes, will be operated on
Drive To Make Everyone A MemberMembers the same basis as the two previous mural Frank director McCaffrey and ,station NAS intra-base
Aide Here schools that is to give
youngsters the basic fundamentalsof ball-basketball coach will be head
of the committee which will direct the American Red baseball. coach for the second straight year.
Cross membership drive aboard NAS during the month of March, The Lcdr. Harry Knicklebine, newly
limit has
Til March 9. assembled Monday morning in the conference room of the administration to 15 age of been set at 11 appointed Physical Training Officer
building i to map their campaign. years age inclusive. Application has been named camp direc
Donald K. Jelks, deputy uapi. Charles /v. uiumar, senior blanks are being mailed
collector from the Jacksonville Chaplain, chairman of the tinued success by becoming memo tor.Officials have announced that
office of collector of in- committee, stressed the fact that I bers of the organization duringthe efforts will be made again to lure
the Red Cross is not permitted, current membership drive," NEW FEATUREBEGINS major league stars and scouts
ternal revenue, who has been by its Congressional charter, to, declared Capt. Douglas T. Day, away from the various training
aboard the station since Feb- enter into any combined fund' NAS Commanding Officer. TODAYIN bases to appear at the local school. _
ruary 19th helping Naval per- drive such as the Community Personal contact of everyone of In its first two years, the school
sonnel of the area with their Chest or the Navy Ca-'nival fund. the station, civilian or militarywas AIR NEWS has featured many major leaguerswho
"The only source of income I set as the goal of those making have done much to enhancethe
income tax problems has an- the With the aim of A new weekly series entitled
open to the Red Cross he said, popularity of the camp. Such
nounced that he and his as- "is that derived from its memberships : bettering last year's campaign results "Station Dialogue," makes its teams as the New York Giants,
sistants have been granted an and contributions." everyone will be urged to first appearance in today's issue Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia
extension of time here. Asserting that "we are not sell I to take out a $1.00 membership. of the Jax Air News. Athletics have sent represen
ing Red Cross, but asking people Handles Many Cases The new column, on page 3 tatives to the camp here to assist
The income tax expert will be to subscribe to the Christian doc- Last year the station Red Cross I is one in which military andcivilian in instructions.
in his offices located in the north trine of thinking of others," Cap handled nearly 3.500 cases, and personnel at NAS have 1'rlzes in Offing
wing of building 955 Curing: daily tain Dittmar added that "it is made 336 emergency loans I an opportunity to voice their Methods of instruction, detailsof
regular working hours through amounting to about $11,000, Allen opinion various .
our personal obligation to help on subjects.The which must still be worked out
Friday, March 9. Building 955 is the unfortunate, one of the fun- G. Scarbrough, field director, new series, which is justa calls for youngsters to receive ,
located at the corner of Ranger gen
damental principles on which our revealed. fancy name for the Inquiring eral Instructions in the game, plus
Street and Enterprise Avenue, "
across the street front the main- government was established. Present for the meeting were Photographer-Reporter is not (Please Turn to Page 3. Col. 2)
side recreation Personal Contact Capt. Dittmar; Mr. Scarbrough; exactly new to the Jax Air .
building.Mr. "The month of March has been Lt. (jg) Felix J. Nepueux; JosephD. News, having been carried
Jelks and his four assist. designated by President Trumanas Henry; J. Hcrschell Lee; Lt. during the war years. How
ants estimate that they have American Red Cross Month.I (jg) Carl R Seitz; George Kas- ever, it still makes good read NATTCenterOpens I
helped close to a thousand naval am a firm believer in the purposes nian, ADI; Joseph N Johns, ing and gives readers a chanceto
personnel fill out and compute of the Red Cross and urge ALC; J. Frank Nettles; George declare their views.
their income tax. All naval per everyone to subscribe to its con. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5) New ,j 1
sonnel are reminded that these

services' this area.Assisting are. available to all handsin ear; To Go! NX BranchA

Mr. Jelks FrankT.
Hale, Jr., AMC of FASRon are 6, new branch of the Navy

Ernest NATTC,H.'James Johnson C. Mauldin, SA,, ADC from, Active Duty For 2 More Nartu Squadrons Exchange, located in Building -

of Operations and Harold J. 517, is now officially open
Faulkner, ADC from FASRon 6. Two more squadrons of for use by personnel attached
not be too difficult for the winning the annual competitionfor
I I "Weekend Warriors" check in to NATTCenter.
embers of either squadron as the Command's Noel Davis
Military Committee today at the Naval Air Reserve they both have been maintaining I Trophy. The coveted trophy was The doors of the new branch
Training Unit for active an excellent squadro.i structure I presented at the annual military were officially opened in ceremony
military service. They are during week-end drills. Both the inspection held just one year ago. early this morning by Capt. Lester
Members to Visit HereA K. Rice, NATTC commanding:
VP-711 the most Navy and Marine groups have 'I Noel Davis Winner
outstanding officer, who cut the tape across
kept their officer and enlisted The NARTU Jax patrol squadron
touring party of about five patrol squadron in the Naval complement well filled with each was adjudged most outstanding the entrance and became the first
members of the House Appropriations Air Reserve Training Com drill attendance near the 100 percent patrol group from among all customer.
Military subcommittee mand and VMF-141, the lone mark. patrol squadrons at the 26 other The Exchange will be open week
will visit the Naval Air Marine Air Reserve VP-741 is looked upon as the Naval Air Reserve activities lo- days from 0930 to 1730 and on Sat-
Station early next week, it was squadron most outstanding patrol squadronin the country. urdays from 0900 to 1200. Navy
revealed this week. attached to NARTU's Marine the entire Naval Air Reserve VMF-144 is considered one of personnel and their dependentswill
The Jacksonville visit, ac- Air Detachment. Training Command, due to its : (Please Turn to Page 3 ,Col. 5) also be able to obtain other
cording to the report, will be Alerted in January ta report for services in addition to the regular
part of a routine swing aroundthe duty today the two squadronswill VICE ADM. BADGER INSPECTS standard purchases. A 48-hour
state of Florida visiting follow the pattern set laundry, tailor and cobbler service
military installations.. VF-742 Reserve fighter squad ACTIVITIES HERE DURING TOURVice has been made available.The .
ron currently on active duty at retail store, similar to the
NARTU. The first week will be Admiral Oscar C. Badger, one at NAS, will feature every-
GuideAircraft spent primarily in setting up the Commander, Eastern Sea Frontierand I I ed "pat on the back" for the fine j thing and anything that a sailor.
squadron administrative frame Commander, Atlantic Reserve job which it is doing: and second, could possibly desire from a complete
Quiz Page 3 work and getting all orders and Fleet was a visitor at NAS I to study recent advances made at. supply of toilet articles, and
Atom Story _..._- Page 4 records in shape. Monday and Tuesday in a fami- I. the various installations. sporting;: equipment to fashionable
Baseball Camp Page 1 The second week will see all liarization trip during which time During his visit to Green Cove Jewelry.
instrument he the Admiral witnessed In the near future, a canteen
Cartoons _-_ Pace 8 pilots laboring on inspected facilities here. Springs
in order for each to Admiral been in the re-commissioning of two destroyer will be added in the same build.
Comprising \' ':i':.:..; Pare 3 training pilot Badger
t ,,,, qualify for a white instrumentcard. the state of Florida for the past escorts. He pointed out ing for use of personnel attachedto
Conservation '' '_ .. ,Page Z Most of the squadron pilots 10 days, during which time he the value of the huge inactive the training center.
Earl Wilson : '"' Pare I have been working: on this phaseof has visited Key West, Green Cove : fleet there, from which; the Navy NATTCenter has employed ten
Red Cross <:J. Pare 1 their training on week-end Springs, and the Naval Hurricane has drawn heavily to augmentits Navy dependents as sales clerks,
Scouting Squadrons _*Page 5 arills, but active duty will now Center at Miami. sea power during the present eight barbers, two tailors and numerous
them more time for such The of Admiral Bad other personnel In order to
give emergency.
Sports _".,_. -t...,-1. Pages 9t 7 flying.Good. ger's tour is twofold, declared his While at NAS, Admiral Badgerwas take care of the present demands.Lt. .
Station Dialogue,....,.. H. Pare 3 Squadron Structure aide Lcdr. Stanton D. Loring. the guest of Rear Admiral John D. Welborn, has been
Washington Report Page The switch from civilian life First to give the Florida group Alfred E. Montgomery, Com appointed as officer-in-charge of
Who's Who -_ .' --.I'art 3 to active military service will which he commands a well earn mander, Fleet Air, Jacksonville, the new Navy Exchange branch.



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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS March 1., 1951

: Report From Washington ..
:- Jax Air News M

Station.Published Jacksonville! every, Fla.Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Clarify Incentive Pay For Demolition Men

NAS Jacksonville
Capt. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer Authorize
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell-.Executive Officer Overseas Bars For Korean Duty

Lt. Lorenzo W. Baldwin Public Information Officer :
Armed Forces
uy Press service ditional duty orders are entitled to the pre-
Fleet Air Jacksonville THE AIR FORCE has scribed Incentive for the
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery Commander given temporary pro. pay of such
motion to 575 majors and duty.
captains-all '
Capt. Allen Smith-Chief of Staff Regulars-who last year had been selected : 7

Fleet Air Wing Eleven for permanent advancements and who, con A LIST OF AMENDMENTS to the Career
Capt Jesse S. McClure -'- Commander sequently, were declared ineligible to be con Compensation Act, asking; among other
Comdr Joseph B. Tibbets -a- Chief Staff Officer sidered for forthcoming temporary promo.. changes, increased< pay for junior Armed
Naval Air Technical Training Center tions. For some time there had been speculation Forces officers, is expected to be Introduced
Capt. Lester K. Rice, -....._...... .... Commanding: Officer of such forthcoming action to prevent In Congress by mid-March.
Com r. John A. Gam on, Jr. .....* Executive Officer these officers, successful in rigorous permanent .
Naval Hospital selection proceedings from being penalized COINCIDENTAL WITH THE presentationOf
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton_Commanding Officer unfairly. the first Korean Service Ribbons, the Army
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer announced authorization .
The temporary advancements were made effective of overseas service J,
NARTU with few bars to signify Korean duty between June 27, 7a
exceptions as of Oct. 19,
Capt Raymond N. Sharp-Commanding Officer 1950, fpr the 575 Regular majors promoted to 1950 and a date yet to be fixed. Personnel
Comdr. Laurence D. Ruch Executive Officer having Korean within 'I
lieutenant colonel and as of Dec. 14, 1950, for seen duty the prescribed
time limits will be entitled< to wear bar for
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration the 1,077 Regular captains promoted to major. each six months.of service. one ...
building. Phone extension 8184. ..J
Editor-Andrew H. Planey IN A DIRECTIVE Intended to clarify the Tin ARMY AND AIR FORCE will share
Staff Members: John L. Almond Barbara Rickman SN Status of personnel demolition
; ; performing duty the facilities of Fort Huachuca, Ariz., which is
'Ed Nelhst, SA; Gerald Hynes, SA. with respect to incentive pay, the Chief 'of being reactivated for military use. Aviation
The JAX AIR NEW u puousnea weeK!) at the U. S. Naval Air Station Naval Personnel has ruled:
Jacksonville, Florida, and printed engineers and infantrymen will begin, training
at no expense to the government and In Nlni'R Officers and enlisted personnel assigned to there in the near future.
Nov. 1943. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the duty involving the demolition of explosives as .
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, and a primary duty with underwater demolition
the Naval THE ARMED FORCES Information School,
heS.J \:NEWS Is a rnemner of the Armed Force Press Service. Re- teams, with explosive ordnance disposal units; soon to move from Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to
production. of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication or to duty-or duty under instruction-involving Fort Slocum, New Rochelle, N. Y., will open
of oth r matter, exeept by service publication Is prohibited without permissionof demolition of explosives as a primary dutyat
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. its first course at its new home on or about
the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance April 18. The final course at Carlisle is
Disposal, are entitled to the prescribed incentive schedule for completion about April 4.
Using Wisely Is Sound Business pay during the entire period of such as -

signment. THE NEW YORK NAVAL shipyard Is observing I

Conservation Is Not Job Officers 'and enlisted personnel who actually its 150th anniversary. Established In
Only perform demolition duty as a primary duty 1801, it has played a major role in every national

ftr under competent temporary or temporary ad emergency since.

ur rew--lt s cveryooays JobTaken I Corps School It seems that Ruben

I Week-end chose to serve his next Naval J I
( from Armed Forces Talk No. 856)) tour without ,any liberty nights.

American citizens know that their determination to keep the Wallace E. Hanlon, YN1,
United States secure, advance the cause of world peace, and beat chief paper man from NARTU
back the aggression of world communism demands that the country fllintj 1 // Notes served well this drill, being
be militarily strong. They, through the Congress, determine how handicapped by lack of sleep
much shall be spent. Whenever war has come, they have been willing from11TARTU Friday night-Owing to the arrival .". ,
to spend and spend until victory was won. At the same time, of a baby girl at'4:90 Saturday '-
they expect a full dollar's worth of security for every.dollar spent. morning Congratulations

Giving the country that full dollar's worth calls for "conserva -r to Wallace and Mrs. Haalon.

tion," which is just a high sounding word that means economy, saving Welcome aboard: Annie Clark
wise use, and prevention of 'ute. Carnelius, SKGCA; Soloman W
The conservation process begins with top level planning. At that Wing Staff 74-In order for an 1 Strange, HM2; Henry E. Guinn,
level it includes digging into the necessity for every Item in the mili- officer to be promoted to the next 1 beating Jacksonville's CO years of SA; James L Moore, AR; LaronM.
tary budget. It includes consolidations and the organization of single higher rank he must earn a number I progress. He is Lcdr. William A. Leonard AA;' Alfred D. Nel-
operations, such as the Military Air Transport Service (MATS) and of promotion points each"year. Waldo, who has let some of his son, -SR; Dan C. Beville, SR; and
Some of these points must be face hair grow. Several commentswere Kenneth E. Oates SR.
the Sea
Military Transportation Service (MSTS), to serve all the '
Armed Forces. It, means unified procurement, standardization and earned by completing correspondence members made by fellow Wing Staff Louise Bragg, first Wave to i
but none bear -
the avoidance of duplication wherever possible. It includes careful courses. here. repeating become a member of the Wing i. ..
review of past experiences for whatever lessons they teach. On a Those officers wishing more information Staff has this drill received her .
lower level it includes wise use of personnel and materiel. One high on this subject shouldsee Ensign Rabun W. Thompson, advancement to YNT3.
ranking officer has put it this way: Lcdr. Junius E. Dovell, who formerly of the Wing Staff, was Three more recent trips ,to the
In the final analysis, an organization Is only as effective as the has been assigned duty as Wing married to Robie Lee Milam Sat- homes of stationkeepers were
urday night, 24 at 8:00P.M. :
people who comprise it. Each of us should ask himself regularly, "If Staff Correspondence Course Of- After a short February honeymoon made by the stork. Chief Arthur
this business what would I to ficer. Lagasse's wife him
were my own personal do reduce presented witha
costs (and) inefficiencies--the little ones as well as the big?" At least one member of the Ensign Thompson will report to I brand new daughter. Julius
So Conservation Is Your Worry And Mine Wing Staff has the- spirit of cele- .Bayonne, N .I, to Naval Supply- .R"t.m_..-_.... .Ant....... passed ou t ci gars

Conservation is economy of supplies and equipment by everyman use of materials, time, or manpower is waste. -How often are heavy- Leaird for a new AD2 son is the and David :Me- .
and woman in the Armed Forces. At its best it is developed duty trucks used to haul only 300 pounds of supplies? How often a girl., .proud papa of
through training and practice until it becomes habit. It includes does a 10-ton vehicle carry a squad
care, preservation, safeguarding:, repair, recover, salvage, and the "Save fuel!" "Turn off that light!" "Is this telephone call real- Some NARTU staUonkeepen ,1 t
economical use of food, fuel, clothing, equipment, personnel, transport ly necessary T" These and similar slogans appeared on walls, bIll- are being transferred' to VP 74l_J
and all other materials and services. It can't be shouldered off boards, and car cards, and in the newspapers and< magazines during to fill needed ratings. They are: -*> 4
aa somebody else's job. World War II. It was impossible to go anywhere without being reminded I Charles C. Nurse ATI; Willie
R. Mlddfebrook, AL2; Jack. C.
about "conservation.
Today you are undoubtedly hearing
How many individuals are concerned? More than 2& million
people-uniformed and civilian-are now in the defense establish- that the temperature indoors in winter should not be above 70 de- Strickland, AL3; Julian L. Fryev
ment. Plans which call for more men and women to be in uniform grees-that there must be conservation of paper, ink, gasoline, oil, PRE, Marvin L Martin, AJIS;
John r
carry with them a sizable increase in the number of civilian em telephone calls. Everything that. la used, virtually every move we'make II. ,Baxley AN Irvin S.
is related to conservation in some way. Walden, AN; and Lee S. Ball,
ployees. All of these people practicing conservation every day can
"save" a lot of money in a year. No one knows how much, but It How Can We Guard Against Loss SN.Also
When supplies and equipment are stored, possible leak from far off Djakarta
adds up to a huge saving. It keeps our defense establishment from every ,
should be plugged. Government supplies sometimes "disappear." The Java, in Indonesia, comes the word
costing more than it has to, makes more money available for other I
,. national activities, and helps keep down the public debt. intention on many occasions is to return the typewriter, the leather that Lt. CoL Freeman Williams, I
Jacket, the radio receiver-after it has served< the pleasure or re- former Commanding Officer of 1
Where Does The Money Come From 1'ho Pays? quirement of the moment. But often, thoughtlessly or carelessly, NARTU's Marine Air Detachment '*. .
Everybody knows where the money for national defense comes the item is never returned to the proper supply room. Real economy just became the father of a baby,
from. It comes from taxes, individual and corporate. It comes from may be made possible every day if the supply room will adopt the girl. Colonel Williams married the
income, Inheritance, and other similar taxes, as well as from taxes on simple device of asking whether the use of the equipment is neces- former Ann Ilirth ,of Jacksonville; ...
amusements, luggage, jewelry, cosmetics, beer and< liquors, gasoline, sary to the mission of the Individual or unit. Personal desire to have 'just before he shoved off for Java
and hundreds of other items. Members of the Armed Forces pay the latest model or style, while the old article. is still usable or'wearable to become Military Air Attache to
their share. When Federal income taxes were increased recently, is not economy the Indonesian government. 1I
beginning 1 October 1950, the Increase was for'defense. When equipment An addition to unintended leakage is the draining off of items --. I E> I
.. U used, when food, fuel, and wasted for individual with (
improperly electricity are for black market sale, or perhaps use no thoughtof
and when oversupply is hidden, the bill is being paid by our families, returning them. Oftentimes this looseness with Government prop- 120,000 Naval Reservists II-
t.. by our friends, and by oursehes. So the citizen in uniform owes to erty is born of the thought that Uncle Sam is "Uncle Sugar." You Receive Training In '50 I
I i., himself, as well as to his fellow Americans, the duty of watching have heard the temark: "If I don't get it, somebody in Korea, Ger- ? .
where the money goes. Using wisely is sound business---and our business many, or Japan will." This perverted thinking goes even so far as Nearly 121,000 Naval Reserv.
Is to ghe the country the greatest security for the fewest dol to assure the "borrower" that the item rightfully "belongs" to him, ists, including 34,205 officers and 1
lars. since he is a citizen and a taxpayer.An 86,724 enlisted, took two-week
r What Is Supply Economy? office manager of a firm employing 2,000 persons estimated, tours of training duty In 1950, >

s r. In the Service, the practice of conserving is known as supply not long ago, that the firm's loss of pencils, paper, typewriter ribbons the Navy said today. ., i
economy. Supply economy is based upon a military principle as old and hundreds of other small items amounted to $14,000 an- Training included duty at sea, ,
as" history-economy of force. It means using equipment and Bupi nually. For the Armed Forces, Increase the number of persons to in Navy schools, at aviation activities
plies just as carefully as a commander in combat would use his several millions, add to the list of items everything.from spark plugs and at other shore estab- >
forces. and oil to ammunition and furniture, and the loss estimate under lishments.DIVINE.

p. In general, there are five basic principles of supply economy similar circumstances could assume staggering proportions How
r which affect you directly. How well you observe these principles much such actual loss amounts to can only be estimated.
t,. will control much of the effectiveness of conservation: There is no sure cure for this "loss," short of a high standard of

r 1.,Use of supplies and equipment for their intended purposes only; moral conduct. That cannot be legislated, induced by threat of pun-
2. Use of only the amount necessary to accomplish the desired ishment, or brought about either by "soft soap" or harsh words. It'sa
result; matter for the individual conscience. SERVICESAT

", 3. Proper care, preservation, and timely repair; What Are Other Ways of Economizing "
J 4. Safeguarding against loss; and Proper use, proper care and repair, safeguarding against loss, .
5. Prevention of oversupply and hoarding. and prevention of hoarding are not the only methods of conservationopen THE STATION CHAPELS *
to in the Armed Forces. The field is almost unlimited.
$' everyone
What Is Meant By Using Only The Amount Necessary? Protestant
.. Proper care of one's health-preventive niediclne-can save the loss 1II
The proper use of equipment and supplies includes thrift-the of many days. Safety precautions around the job, at homes and in 093HS( rvices. All Saints' Cha.pel I
5N' same thrift that Benjamin Franklin preached. vehicles can pay big dividends. Economy of life and man hours is as '" '.> :(Sunday; School) I fr
!J Being thrifty doesn't include "sending a boy to do a man's job' important as economy of equipment and supplies. 0915-NavaljJfespital ChapeL n
Ij\ You would not try to raise a building with a handjack, or to cut Another method of conservation is in the use .of that "horse 10.=,.i1 -ailt.s ChapeL
:r down a forest with a handsaw. No one is expected, in the name of sense" which has made America. American native ability and capacity _:
l..' economy, to tackle a rock formation'with a pickax when dynamite for improvisation, American know-how may be passed on to ""Catholic" I el
,,;. and a mechanical shovel are necessary. The Army, Navy and Air other members of the Services through the suggestion box and 083o-M! ;''SL Edwarf i
Force do not advocate this "small change" and false economy as a through publicity. '
r. method of doing business. Feeling that way adds up to being proud that we are Americans 0930-iSt. : Edwards' Chapel (Cate. I Itp'

But economy IS part of the game. Every leader every man, -proud that we have the good sense and the responsibility as citizens chisn*Class). it
I fchould use just the right amount of equipment and supplies to do the and servicemen, to help give the Nation the most security for KttO-Mass.-StJlSdward'ijChapeL.! ; Chapel.. !
t Job adequately and efficiently That is conservation..Any: greater- the least number of dollars. -1 slL..

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; r March 1, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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I Comprisings From CompRon 62

Basketball continued to
Chief Horace M. Wise is again
hold the center of interest supervising the activities of tho

i iI : within Composite Squadron night check crew. After spend.
I Sixty-Two last week as theoutfit's ing several weeks at the U. S.
:' Naval Hospital as a patient there.
courtmen moved into
l'a&8dena, Calif. (A'l'S-Red .
faces were noted in the California mow'- a tie for first place with the Jack O. Hill, AF1, of Varney.
Chamber of Commerce. Police } Hospital five in the national West Virginia, is on TAD in tho
answering a burglar alarm found division of the station's intra- Pacific area.
everything intact. The fog was so F 4ikb L9 .
thick it had broken the beam in mural league with a pair of Walter L. Stanley AF3, Join

the automatic alarm system. smashing victories. ed the tanks of the benedicts
Employing a razzle-dazzle attack when he married Miss Princess
Salt Lake City (AFPS)-A 15-: :: : :: the "shutterbugs" five whip- Blair on February 19.
7 year-old boy was arrested for car "" ped VP-5, which had been leading The quiet marriage ceremony
theft. When questioned about the : the league, 39-29; and later in climaxed a romance which began
home-made attachment which ti! the week toppled the First Lieu- nearly two years ago in Norfolk.
placed the gear-shift on the left, tenant's team, 67-37. The bride was born in New Or-
.. the youth said the conventional In tangling ,with the former leans, raised in Holland' and received
shift Interfered with his "neck- national division leaders, the her education in New
t ing." He further: explained that CompRon courtmen not only out- Jersey. The bridegroom's home is

with the modification he could .. .'..'"..... played the opposition with its in Petosky, Michigan.
shift gears without taking his &)' :' .< swift, devastating attack, but con- John H. Price, Jr., AF3, gave
right arm from, around his girl t *',.',.' ?. sistently botttled up the scoring the bride in marriage. Robert D.
friend. "t' efforts of the PatRon players with Baer, AF3, was best man.Who's .
its sharp defensive tactics. VC- I
South Be.d, Ind. AFPS)-With z 62 led from the opening tap-off. ,f
an urge to do a story dealing with I Coach Jim Rite started the sec:
what the players of the Notre ,, ,'. ond team for. the game with the ) Who
Dame football squad do when > First Lieutenant's hoopsters who
away from school, a sportswriter s ;' I. : I IJ2 were handicapped by a lack of
.. .approached the coach and askedto ii" ; ;, reeerves. l I In DefenseThis
to team Bob Baer forward
speak the chaplain. rangy net
.. "Which one," asked the coach, :.1 S 5"r \ ted 16 points in the contest with ( is the first in a series of
"offensive or defensive?" ... VP-5 and then added 20 more introduction notes on the leaders

,...,"_.'....MI markers against the men of the who make up the nation's Defense

E StationDialogue i > : : : : f First Calvin Lieutenant's- C. Hornbak.* office.* AT AN, Department).

: i who served with the Army for
1 nearly two years before joining
<: ; the Navy, reenlisted for 6 .years.
He has completed three'years of
naval service. Hornback residesin
(This Is the first in
a new 't ,
Kansas City Kansas.
weekly series of "Station Dialogue "< .:' ,'.' : :; .
," in which military and..ri- > ;
; Arthur E. Stradley, ADAN, extended -
vilian of NAS have .
; ,' personnel a his enlistment for two
chance to voice their opinion in : :
a question put to them by a Jax \; Q ., ?tit years upon the completion of a
Air News .... : three years tour of naval duty.
His home is in Asheville, N. C.
c Today's question is: "When do .
you think the war in Korea will
Another New
Englander re-
end? ,
i Roland McGowan,ADAN, May- j';<>;'{ ': : .c ported when for John duty with Caragianis the; squadron AA- + 5'
1I port (Security); "Th of Boston Mass., "came aboard.
way j --
f 5 size the right wholeaffair now, creetij.Identity Thmsee Aircraft And Win A Prize. I Departing Chapel _


r ). .. I the think Korean, will war be, Tie-Breaking Question Is Used :Organist HonoredMrs. ""..--

over in two Marjorie Olney, affection George C. Marshall

a take months.the It United will To Decide Winner Of Aircraft Quiz ately known as "Peg.'OMyHeart" Secretary of Defense Army
to members of the All Chief of Staff during World

3r Nations only. short Army time "Explain the current designating system of Russian aircraft?" Saints' choir whose organist she War II Secretary of State,
1 more to kill the This and several other questions had to be used to determine the has been for more than a year, 1947 to( 1949 former presi
_, contest Archie M. Bal- was honored with combination Red Cross.
D.1 "" winner of last week's aircraft identification as a dent of the
9I "' l "'" | neu "hmese;:' HI lard, AEC of NAMTD and Harry R. Pisslni, YNSN, of the material birthday-farewell party Satur- Commissioned second lieutenantin
the rate
9t McGowan Koinjr. they are office of ComFairJax battled it out for the top spot. night at the Toll House on Bland- 1902 In AEF during!
d ing Blvd. I to
u World War Appointed
j jI I.. We should cross the 38th parallelbut Each of the contenders idenufied first weeks of the contest when Mrs. Olney will leave this week five-star rank in 1944 Retired
I think when we get to the the top aircraft picture as the
winners from squadrons and Ce- for San Diego where her husband from Army in January 194T.
Chinese border some agreementwill Russian ER-4 bomber, the center '
Field E. R. ADC will
cil were predominant.As Olney, re- Born Dec. 31, 1880, at Union.
be made. view as the Russian Yak 3 fighter -
... a as I and the bottom plane as the a reminder to squadron per- port soon. 0 town, Pa. Graduated from
sonnel and people at Cecil Field During the evening the choir Virginia Military Institute in 1901
I Eddie L.- Carter, SDI, X-3 Division British. RAF-Navy Mosquito* fighter who might think f.om all appear- presented Mrs. Olney with a giftas Was all-Southern football
: ances the contest is a closed af- a token of regard. 0 tackle for that school, and First
"The: big .item! In the resulting question and fair for just a few units, all handsare Those attending the affair were Captain of Corps of Cadets.
F"":'':"''' ,0. 5 right now is to answer session the contestantsboth eligible "to compete for the Capt. and Mrs. Charles A. Ditt- While Secretary of State, attended -
get all the supplies displayed a good backgroundin weekly 93.00 credit coupon goodon mar; Lcdr. and Mrs. John M. Allied Council of Foreign
'' to our boys aircraft identification and a series any purchase made at Mainside Hirst; Ben F. Newlon. AD2 and Ministers in Moscow Proposed -
of the United of questions was needed be- Exchange.The Mrs. Newlon; Harlan .K. Holte, European Recovery Pro..
Nations Army in fore Ballard was named winner of AA: Raymond U. Reed, CSSA;
I, rules are simple, first iden- gram, better-known as the Marshall -
Korea. Keep the W. Weeks AA F. W.
Jf the quiz. Dewey :
tify the pictured aircraft as to Flan.
, supply line con. As an aid to contestants who type, designation and nationalityand Nieweg, AA; Lyle A. Pheneger, First wife, Elizabeth Coles, died
ltI' stantly movingand AN John
AA Richard
.f before the might find themselves in a dead then phone your answer to ; ; in 1C27 f Later married Katherine -
AMAN Lawrence Burgott
... .... next 12 monthswe. lock for first place in future con- : either extension 216 or 8184 or AA Fox, NATTC; and R. E. Mitchell, Brown, who had three children
Yo ., will have tests it might be well to find the i bring them to the Jax Air News AA Stepson, Lt. Allen
e smashed the Red answer to the above question as it I offices in the Main Administration Olney will be relieved by Brown, killed in tank action dun-
ciiiJiese-Army to will probably be used again: incase building. ing advance on Rome, in World
: I Carter I Mrs. II. B. Shively.
ribbons.I I of a tie. Remember, that no answers will War II.
0 for crossing the 38th parallel In the past few weeks the I be accepted prior to 0900 Friday Free Wrapping ServiceNavy Secretary Marshall holds Distinguished
am clean to the I winners of the contest have : and that any contestant who attempts Service Medal, Silver Star,
I. and sweep border.our way These babies seemed to be from either Com- I to beat the deadline will personnel on liberty in all World War II theatre ribbons

I.s know Chinese that they are in a real FairJ&x or from NMTD and special be disqualified. Jax can take advantage of a free Philippine Campaign Medal and
hot fight now and it's for keeps." research group unlike the I To enable personnel to check on wrapping service for mailing 15 foreign. decorations. (AFPS).
o.. S their answers each week it is suggested packages extended by Toytown, -'
.. II that they save their copiesof 214 Hogan St. Toytown is open -
'd- Trinidad Lt. Delos): Reeve, (just in from Plan 3rd the Air News. until 1730 each evening. Active Duty

ItJ _.., ,-<..-_ "It will be a (Continued from Page 1) (Continued from Page 1))

, ...1-, before good two the years war teachings in specialized skills. I the finest Marine fighter outfits
-, i in Korea will Coaches will be supplied by the ir. the Marine Air Reserve:: Training
i., cease. In the first Navy and the City Recreation Department Command and has likewise
' I place there are shown consistently to good'ad.
)- too many Chi Three separate diamonds will be vantage at the annual maneuvers
nese followingthe In use at Mason Field, with about held at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.
Moscow line. 15 separate categories of instruc- C. each summer.
These Chinese tions to be given.A VMF-144 is commanded by
Major Thomas E. Mobley, Jr., of
soldiers are be- record will be kept on each
ing poured inconstantly child throughout the school in or- Orange Park, Fla. lie has an excellent .
and der to better select the participants war record and was
I awarded the Silver Star whilea
are stringing: for the all-star game, April
----- --'"- member of VMF-123 aboardthe
along with Rus-
Delos Reeves USS Bennington.
i I"a. sia Various prizes will be awardedat N Lcdr. Charles who
Rogers com-
Right now Russia has nothing to
the conclusion of the school. mands VP-741 was the first officer .
lose as long as she keeps the Chi
Smart lettered emblems will be
to become a "Weekend War
.. nese fighting.{ She is now paying awarded to members chosen for a rior" when NARTU Jax was
the' Chinese soldier $30" a the all-star squad, while each formed[ at Cecil Field in April
month for shouldering. .* a gun. : member of the camp will receive r 1946. He has been commanding

I PlanaACAN smaller patches. officer of the squadron since its
Theodore Control J. Tower; Operations The Jax-Navy project has attracted commissioning.
1AiPS spa'Publicity ,
of 500 -
I "It is my opinion that the .war an average youngsters e .
. 1 In Korea will not be over for at ; each Saturday for its first 1 Works i
two years, with as many as 650
I LU. I I Army a has year.too much to do to Nations make reporting for one session SMOKING OUT TilE ENEMY A U. S. Artillery officer Omaha, Neb. (AFPS) Mis

a1. I; it a fast finish. I think, there t (center) directs fire for U. N. batteries lobbing: white phosphorousshells I Irene Summerson, 21, has joined ,
should be no stopping at any line. Daylight saving time is used by on a Red position in Korea. Twenty-fifth Division infantry the women Marines. Her father,
J Let us liberate all Korea while about PO countries and political men keep a sharp lookout Against enemy attack on the exposed .Chief Richard B. Summerson; doespublicity
I II work for the Navy.T' ,
I we are at it." subdivisions throughout the world. outpost. ,
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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS March 1 1951 '
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Think Of It As A Miniature Solar System
ComFair Jax

I Make-Up of Atom, Start of Chain Reaction' ExplainedW Staff Member

11 a t makes an atom, Made Capt.Captain
here does the energy come ergy and fission? Variations 1 ii]

from and how Is "chain re- the number of neutrons in the nu g it j Z e Alfred L. Cope, temporarily
.. action" begun, were the top- deus do not affect the chemica A on the staff of CommanderFleet t'
properties of an element. How Air Jacksonville informed
ics discussed and illustrated was -
ever, the proportion of neutron.;
recently of his promotionto
]last Wednesday in the sec- I to protons must stay within certain his present rank to date as of ...
ond in a series of six lectures limits or there is nuclear in January 1, 1951.

on radiological warfare to be stability that sooner or late: Attached to ComFairJax since

given at NAS. brings. about nuclear disfntegration. late January, Captain Cope grad

Speaking before an audience of uated in 1932 at the Naval Acad-
This is due to the fact thai
officers and key civilian personnel, there are two opposing forces f ir emy and in the almost two decades

Col. Donald A, Henderson of the the nucleus-a force of electrica that he has been on active duty j"
Florida Military District delved repulsion between the similar) he has served in a number of

further into,the study of the atom charged protons, and a force ol branches of the Navy.

and its make-up. super-gravitational attraction du< ff&ArBuPNsmDEATOMIC In brief, his varied and Interesting -

What makes an atom? That's to the conversion of mass intc Navalcareer has included ..
th'5" question put forth to the layman binding energy. When the balance duty aboard a light cruiser three

day In and day out. The between these forces is upset the years in submarines, lighter-than-'
easiest way to picture an atom, nucleus disintegrates. ORIENTATION-Col. Donald A. Henderson, mem- air training and subsequent duty
pointed out Colonel Henderson, is Such "I ber of the Florida Military District radiological lecture team explains including Wing Commander in

to think of it as a miniature solar occurlng disintegrations in the "ground burst" of the atom bomb during his lecture here. fleet airships, as a turret officer

system. The central point of this The atoms of such I of a battleship, the command of a
ly possible and could cause a tremendous the reaction.
system is an extremely heavy and on the verge of I explosion interested our 2200-ton destroyer, assignment as

compact sphere composed of two proportion of them i government ,and it established a IT WAS FOUND, however, con- staff operations officer of an am-
phibious force, and only last
kinds of particles-neutrons and every instant. The research directed at the develop- tinued Colonel Henderson, that a year
Captain Cope qualified in heavier-
protons. Practically alike in disintegrates varies ment of atomic weapons, asserted chain reaction in a. lump of natu- than-aircraft after
weight, these particles differ in stability of the Colonel Henderson. ral uranium was impossible and Pensacola flight trainingat ..
charge the neutron having no time required for an The basic problem In creatinga experiments had to begin. A "pile" and Corpus Christi.He .

charge and the proton having a one out of every two chain reaction was to devise a composed of lumps of uranium was gunnery officer aboardthe ..
unit positive:: -haige.: piece of radioactive system in which more neutrons blocks of graphite was built. The USS Blue at the time ,of the

The number of electrons in ev- disintegrate is called would be produced by the reaction theory was that neutrons shot out Pearl Harbor attack and partici-

ery atom, emphasized Colonel Hen- life" of that material. than would be lost in it. This from the splitting uranium atoms pated in early actions of World

derson, Is equal to the number of meant that neutron productionmust would enter the graphite and by War II aboard that destroyer In-

protons in the nucleus. However, TilE HALF-LIFE be kept at a maximum and the time they reached the next cluding the Marshall-Gilbert Islands -

the electrons don't all cluster in a for example is 1590 neutron losses at a minimum. lump of uranium, would be slowed raid in 1942 which was the

group like protons, but whirl and means that in 1590 Investigation soon revealed that down sufficiently to avoid captureand first planned Naval offensive of

pin about the nucleus In definite the radium atoms in only slow-moving neutrons can initiate fission. This proves the war.

paths called .orbits. day will have ; cause fission in uranium 238. A that chain reaction was possible. While commanding officer of C
another 1590 years chain reaction, however must be Better still, even those neutrons the radar-picket destroyer USS
IT WAS POINTED OUT that sustained neutrons which Hawkins at the war's ,end Cap-
maining atoms will : by ejected as a were captured by uranium
since the number of electrons in a In still another 1590 result of fission, and these neu- 238 were not wasted, for they tain Cope \vae In charge of a

single shell is limited, the heavier ,those still remaining trons move Very rapidly. Theycan caused the conversion of those patrol force operating out of Pu-
atoms have a number of shells in fission san, Korea, whose task it was .,
I grate, and so on. cause only if they hit uranium atoms which captured
order to take care of all their theoretical"I uranium 235 to prevent gun and rice -
While radium and nucleus. If they hit them into "plutonium. And plu- smuggling
electrons. These shells are one materials are uranium 239 nucleus, they are cap- tonium is just as effective as uran- and communist Infiltration
within another. Thus, as the elec- In the coastal Maters off the
trons in the atom increase in num- tive. it is possible to tured and take. no further part in ium 238, in fission reactions. peninsula.

ber from element to element nary, stable elements
up :
While avoiding a typhoon off
the atomic scale, the inner shellis into them and South China, the destroyer sectionin
filled with electrons
clear balance. Such his charge were called upon to
Another shell is scat ted aroundit ATTACHED TO NATTC
cause certain types of go to the aid of a stricken Brit-
it is filled, still another started
Ish liner which
disintegrate almost I had gone on the
around it, and so on. An atom One of the nation's most rocks
I convert some of their decorating his chest. He only during typhoon with
have number of shells
may any up decorated enlisted his awards occasions over two thousand Chinese
to the energy. This type of men, a veritable wears upon passen-
seven, depending on num-
because "the SP's think I buy gers aboard. The liner broke ,
ber of electrons it. contains. However bund to be "soldier of fortune"who up
them wholesale. caught fire and sank, but all
In uranium, per-
because the shells has service with the
are one seen
Neutrons thus A native of Philadelphia, were removed without a
within another, one atom can come RAF the exiled Polish Air
realized, could strike started his service career 24 years casualty.
in the contact with another only at other uranium nuclei force, U. S. Coast Guard and ago when he joined the Coast Similar incidents are typical of
outer shell. As
a consequence:: ,
the number of electrons in the out- still more neutrons. U. S. Air Force, is trying; the Guard at the age of eighteen After the many varied experiences during -
his boot at
er shell is an important factor In process could be Navy now and is presently as- finishing training his career that have'served to
New London Conn. he
was as-
give Captain well
Cope a rounded
an ever growing one (
determining the chemical proper- to the Naval Technical
tion) that would signed signed to a Coast Guard Cutter, I background in almost every
ties of an element.
among other things, Training Center here. USS Champlaign, and served on ,branch of the Navy.
There are family of elements
groups this ship for almost six months.
Each element in a family precedented> power Aviation electronicsman Syl- I Captain and Mrs. Cope, their JI
Soon he discovered that he "did
*o three and
sons daughter
has different vester Dudek, though privileged formerlyof
a weight, a different net like boats of kind" and I
nOW TO START any Savannah, Ga., have decided to
atomic number and a different t(o wear 13 ribbons an three sets
returned to civilian life where he
action? The fact that of be .make Jacksonville their home
number of shells. However, they wings, appears to just another started wholesade produce bus-
all have the same number of elec- action in< uranium was "white hat" with nothing iness in a Philadelphia. and are happy to settle down aft- .II
er twentv-eillht moves "!:p*>.in...r. '
in their outer shell and there- .. .. thew rICI."n.--- ---

for are quite similar in their chem- IN 1911, just prior to the attack f '
Jcal .
on Pearl Harbor, Dudek enlisted i

in the exiled Polish Air Force a + BREEZESOn +
component of the British RAF,

Stage and attended Aerial Gunnery a school examination one

School in Invernes! Scotland, question which momentarily I

Show Greeted where he was awarded RAF stumped Junior was: "State the
Wings upon graduation and two lumber of tons of coal moved by

days .later. Polish Air Force the railroads in any given year.

With Applause Wings.; Sudden inspiration came and he
Although he only spent 17 wrote: "1492-none." '
a months with the Polish Air i *

Applause shattered the us- < I Force, he flew 34 night missions, People who insist on drinking

ual Sunday afternoon quiet of and was awarded Poland's Vir- before driving are putting the

the NATTC auditorium as the tuti Militari and the Cross of quart before the hearse..
Valor with three bars for the .
Technical Training Cen- he played in raids against
Bridgekeeper (to owner of old
ter put its entertainment pro- Germany. He also received at jalopy at toll. bridge): "Sixty-fhe
,gram in full swing with Jack this time the British Flying Medal cents." ,

Dew's Sealtest Revue War Medal, 1939-1945 Star, Driver: "Sold."
'and the Aircrew Europe Ribbon .
Some *
eighteen variety acts fea- ..
turing,radio, stage, an TV- talent w$ with star. "How's business, you liar!"
across the stage of the
Once in order-to fight for
auditorium. It doesn't matter how watchfuland
his native land Dudek left
Bobby Benson, 12-year-old star vigilant a girl is; if a fellow
service to which he attached
was -
of the mutual network show "B- d?" k and transferred in 1943 to kisses her, it is ten to one that
Bar-B" made ;4. e he'll do it under
a guest appearance, the Army Air Corps as Staff right, nose!
surprising the audience with the
smoothness of his young voice. t Sargeant- aerial gunner. The Europe and Normandy Campaign
squadron to which he was assigned Ribbon and the Presidential
Virginia Atter, TV producerdirector Unit
1' : had its home base near Citation.
reverted to her former
London, at Hemswell, Lincoln- :
of Jan
personality Martell of
shire, England and i ii was from
West Coast night club fame, toget At the end of the war Dudek ;
this base that they took off
many returned to Pennsylvania for \
a couple "South Pacific"vocal _
times to participate in such raidsas
numbers over in a way that three years remained an active
those made on Schweinfurt member of the Air Force
left the audience beating the Reserves -
skin off its hands. p and Cologne.A participating weekly in reserve -

,, Hoofer NeiL Wilmot rated the 500 plane raiding party had flight operations 'as a radio -
been sent out on the raid of '
wolf calls with a hula that operator. ,
ought to set a style for that 4 Schweinfurt and of his squadronof In May, 1949 Dudek enlisted -

type of dancing. Dancer Connie sk 12, only the ship on which in the Navy Reserve and from

Jlaynes won plenty of applauseW Dudek was the gunner, returnedto that time until January 4, 1951,
her sensational number Hemswell. For having been a when he volunteered for duty at
which could be called "Black ; bws'ps member of this valient crew and NATTCenter, he was an active
Net." for his record in the raid of one member of the Weekend: War-

The stage show presented as shot down, Dudek received a per- riors" in Philadelphia. As a civilian -

the first of a series which will sonal commendation. Dudek was employed by the

fill the entertainment require- He remained on active duty in Prudential Life Insurance Company '

ments of the NATTC personnel, the USAAF for 25 months, flew ;, living ,in the Kensington
I will soon be followed by other 24 day missions and received section of Philadelphia with his
musical and variety programming many of the Army's most promi- wife Irene and small son Dennis.

it was announced. nent awards. The Distinguished Now for the first time an active -
Dew Flying Cross with Cluster member of.the Dudek
Jack Navy
Veteran showman one lG
ALOHA BOY motion
producer) of over 350 service Joy Lansing:, currently decorating Air Medal with three Clusters, feels that he is going to find being -

shows during World War II directed picture and IV screens, puts a flower between her teeth and demonstrates World War II Victory Medal, E. stationed here an interesting

the performance.> the allure of the South Seas, Hollywood<< style, of courses! T. O., Ribbon, Air Offensive of I assignment. -



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'!. .r March I, 1951

Comdr. Warner 1 \ I EARL WILSON Says I JI

Topic of conversation for the Nowadays girls show ,more taste
New VP-5 CO I .
<' ,; '
; WAC: rich sergeants have every. in their clothes; others 'just show ,.
P thing needed to make a girl hap. more. ,. Then there s the old
21 Get AwardsTwenty py. Trouble is they won't spend lawyer's secretary who told her ,j
any of it. boy friend, "Stop and/or I'll slap
one' men, recipients M
An apprentice seaman in boot
e. of various awards and camp said, "This is Saturday- Fred Allen blasted the inventorof

medals} shared honors in the that's the day we get the next day the. mule Said "He put thousands

change of command ceremony i off," Some Servicemen com of engineer troops out of
plain so much, you'd think the work.) .
- Squadronlast 5 *
- of Patrol *
squawkbrought them A
Saturday. California-stationed Air Force private Reading of the "Big Four," a

Comdr, Rex Warner, former exexcutlve wrote to his girl, "We had a wolfish sailor asked, "Who's the
officer of' the squadron,, slight drizzle but a tractor pulled Big Four Jane Russell. and Ma- ;
wr i i
took over the reins of VP-5, in my jeep out.Puptent ." 'I"i > w ii"" 1.iJ
1, r son? -11\\
... ceremony) from Comdr Fred Bor.j -1
,6 ties, who has been transferred to Pete says: "Did' you ; In Part i ''1
the staff of Com Five at Norfolk, hear about Sgt. Kelly. He's be- American:
Va. come the leader of the platoon GI's were
now that he knows where it's go- drivingwaiters
Seventeen enlisted personnel re-

", ... ceived Letters of Commendations,, // 1., eCIIANGEOFCOMMANDComdr. ing.". crazy byasking 1

two were awarded PresidentialUnit .
An Army draftee sighed, "I \ -
Citations, one received an
don't mind serving but I hope they "Don't you
Air Medal, while still another was I
Medal don't draft my 18-year-old bour- have any
awarded the Good Conduct
with second award. bon." There's a marine who >'k importedcham
doesn't know why there's a metal c :r
Joseph Sheehan AD2, was pre shortage; his outfit has so much pagne?". .
sented with the Air Medal; Luther brass Many a gal would likea A bartender .

,Ellison, ADC, and Fred Adkin- Rex W. Warner, left, takes GI loan-someone tall and dark told a
son, ADAN, won Presidential Unit over command of Patrol Sqaudron Five from Comdr. Fred "Buzz" and preferably in the Air Force tipsy .corporal 'j
Citations and Floyd Holt, AM2, Berries right, during change-of-command ceremonies last Satur Three marines were talking he
.. was awarded the Good Conduct, day. Commander Warner was formerly executive officer of the about a girl they knew back home + Ke 4 would not
second award. squadron. Commander lorries leaves for his new post at -Norfolk. who was runner-up .in a beauty i 3 r sell him i a

Awarded Letters of Commendations contest. They said it was the first i .. drink. "O- ..
at the ceremony for out- time she ever got an honorable ih kay," said

standing work with the squadron, Fasron 6, VF-41 Report mention % the corporal .II
were Marshall Bolick, ADI; Bob "then

Manning, AE2; Roy Faulkner, Most army jeep drivers deserve howzabout
AOC; Albert Schultz, AOC; Rob credit fpr doing a bang-up job. buying m e :
ert Clements, ADC; Joseph Moone, Scouting The Squadrons It's the girl with the most ring u one?" j

ADC; George Powers, AD, Thomas experience that's usually a knock- Attention w
Duty ADC; Carroll Moran, ATAN. out. A soldier offered this you Yankees ,
s John Degenhardt, AMC; James remedy for a cold: "You take the Ever
Hawn, AMC; Stanley Trczinski, VF-41-Training officer of when the war ended, Lt. Adairwas juice of one quart of whiskey) ." 4e notice that j

AMC; John Tatem, PNl; Raymond VF-41, Lt. Carl B, Tanner, assigned to a patrol squadronat the initialsof l

Cheney, ALl; Leonard Lu. Whidby Island until 1946 when S theGreat
binski AEl Walter Paulson ADT announced this week that an S
; Ps ,
he received orders for Guam. Tow Nets
"" akes (Superior
.I <
and Eugene Gilgenast, AM3. intensive training course for '
I Appointed Lieutenant while on Hu-
enlisted personnel has been Guam, Lt. Adair returned to the 'Award For Jane Russell ron, Michigan

instituted in the squadron. .I States in 1948 and was stationedat Ontario ;
NAS Lad Gives
Benson of Vf 172 and Erie) spell Shmoe.
Twenty-five men, rated and Corpus Christi!, Texas as an instructor
1950, Post Hall
Up Chance of non-rated, have been selected to with an all .weather I George M. Benson, AMI, of (Copyright Syndicate) ,'t
of in
attend a six-weex course ,
training unit. Two years later he VF-172, was commended recently -
will consist of two
Lifetime struction which was reevrted to ADCAP) and by the Squadron commandIng -
one-hour class periods each day transferred to his present squadron officer ,for "materially contributing ) Holy Name Society 1
How many of us have wished Power plants, air frames, and FASRon 6. to the operational

for something real hard, and then basic mathematics are the three readiness of this squadron and Schedules Meeting .
when the opportunity presented it* subjects which will be covered in the eventual greater utilizationof .
i ee lf couldn't take advantage ofThat's the course and upon completion of Due to the operating scheduleof jet type aircraft by designingand of the !a
the Jacksonville squadrons and The monthly meeting
It? should be
the course tar-
a prototype
their future operating schedules, Holy Name Society of St. Ed
for advance- "
exactly what happened to much better qualified and release mechanism.
of Fasron 6 has get ward's will be held Wednesday
the jet shop Chapel
young Don Adams, AN, of VF-42 ment to the next higher rate Benson's version of a standard 9 at ,.
stepped operations. Among the evening, February ,
who won first prize in the first Instructor for the training up tow allows the jet aircraft of
work that has been added is the 1930.
stage performance of Tommy Dominic F. Deloren- VF-172 to tow targets from a
course will be will with
operation of a "wingless jet" used The meeting open j
Tucker's Talent Hunt Show at the and leaves free the '
zis, ADE3, who recently returnedto for testing all jet engines built up rear Benediction of the :Most Blessed
Florida Theatre Monday night. active duty from the Naval Re- by this division. arresting hook. This design has Sacrament in the Chapel, after
Don. who- ape serve. Holder of a B. S degree in been cleared by ComAlrLant for which the members will convene in
peared on Ted Aeronautical Engineering and pre- By using the testing machine, use ,in VF-172 until such timeas '
at 1945.
I the small chapel,
Mack's vious experience as instructor in all engines are tested for perfection a standard tow and release is held }
The monthly meeting on "
Amateur 11 0 aircraft maintenance at the Field when rebuilt to operatein mechanism for jets has been before the second
the Wednesday
when it accordance with normal -
Artillery School Detachment, Fort operating adopted for Navy-wide use. I
Sunday of each month on ,
broadcast fro Sill, Okla., Delorenzia is excep- specifications of the Originally joining the Navy in
the members receive Holy
.l N A S r tionally well qualified for this duty various squadrons. Minneapolis, Minnesota in Sep- Communion at the 0830 Mass in
15, won with the squadron. When replacing engines that tember, 1942, Benson was trans- a
prize among have been flown their full time or ferred to NATTC shortly after This group.month's meeting will hold
field'ot five engines that will not operate at completing his work on the tow
testants with h"t. Another basketball player special interest for personnel of
baritone reported aboard for duty. Fard- normal specifications this machineIs device and is now preparing the air station for it will be highlighted
tion of "It's land S. Johnson, YN3, whose homeis used and has proved invaluable. be an instructor at NATTCwhen by a talk by William
Iic" in Enumclaw, Washington, is Under the leadership of Hugh I, the center opens for classes. Haines of Jacksonville the Grand

Bu t expected to bolster the league Duncan, ADC, it is expected the Knight of the Father 'Maher Council -
couldn't ] leading quintet with the experi- increased load of work will be Among the widely scattered of the Knights of Columbus. A

his honor ence gained with thres years of met and the preservation and shipping places on the globe Benson has drive is now under way at present
cause he high school ball and one year of the extra engines plus the seen service at are, San Diego, at the chapel to recruit members

ached. ..led in -.. with Chincoteague, Va Navy, Incorporation of mandatory bulletins Bermuda the Philippines, Guantanamo to the Knights of Columbus r
transferred soon"**von .nw....... of squadron aircraft will be Bay, and various portsof organization.To .
of the coped with successfully. Europe. be eligible for membership,
and with the permission A welcome aboard. has been 'extended :-
judges and the audience, relinquished to Josef C. Callison, ADAN ,. ",, _".:" a man must be at least eighteen
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his top spot to the run- whose home address is Harrisville, : M -r 1 years of age and practical in pursuing

nerup West Virginia. Callison is appreciatively + his religion. Applicationswill
By virtue of his winning the basking in the Floridasun : .. be accepted at the meetingIn
first night's honors, Adams would after a tour of duty in AI'gentia. ?N.P preparation for a class of initiation

have been given a chance to come shortly after Easter.An .
back to compete against next ( ( invitation is extended to eli

week's contestants) and a similar gible personnel as well as to those
FASRON 6 A native of
victory then would give him a \. who are already members of the
/I. place in the finals to be held 12 Fresno, California, Lieut. > Knights of ColumbusMechanical .

weeks hence. The winner of the Charles W. Adair from Fas r r

finals then goes on to New York ron 6 is one of the first local

for a tour. to his ; Heart
men regain
4 "I didn't expect to win, says '
_. Adams, but it was a big thrill tome as a temporary appointment : .{:.:< ;::j t Designed To Save

I would like to have won that officer.Lt. .: ,
two week's trip to New York and Adair was sworn in as Lieutenant : ; Many Human Lives

see all of Broadway, but duty on February 16 and is now

comes first, I guess." operations officer and instrument Philadelphia (AFPS) A me
Sailor Adams has been singing flight training division officer of chanical heart-lung designed to

: since he was five and sang his Fasron 6. His former duties as I II take over the job of the human
first song at church at Newport, chief were acting as operationschief I heart and lungs has been in-

Ky., where he was born. He also and acting operations officer R L vented.
i sang for the Blue Jacket Choir at Enlisting in the Navy at Los } Developed by doctors< of the

Great Lakes. Angeles in 1940, Lt. Adair completed Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia,
his recruit training at San the machine will enable operations

_. HAS Coco Solo To Diego and was assigned to the to be performed hitherto considered .
for A T
USS Argonne duty. year impossible.
Be ReactivatedReactivation later he was sent to aviation machinist ; Acting as a substitute heart, the
mate school in Jacksonvilleand device keeps up the flow of blood
work is underway from here he was sent to through the body and maintainsthe
at the Naval Air Station at Coco flight school at Pensacola wherehe proportion of oxygen and car-

Solo, Canal Zone, the Navy announced received his wings on October ''<< boil dioxide in the blood streamfor

today. 16, 1942 as a second class petty '), \ ,,'y i!! a heart that 'dies" during an
During World War lithe station officer. "" l1' operation. -

was used as the fleet air The follow Ing year found Lt, Ss' b ,,< As yet untried on human being,

t support and patrol plane base. It Adair an Instructor in PV type k ....wx7a. .,_........t*_....., ... '_4'1;, ,...0'I eSj. the mechanical heart has been successful -
has been in a partial maintenance aircraft at Sanford, Florida MECHANICAL HEART AND LUNG l\IACIIINE-rlaced side on'animals. It is being

status. where he wan first promoted to by side the pump mechanism of the artificial heart is shown to held in readiness at the Hahne-
L' The Navy said that when reactivation first class and. then commissioned be no longer than a natural heart. The artificial heart-lung machine, mann Hospital to be applied to the

.J is complete a be seaplane based Ent>lgn. developed by doctors of a Philadelphia hospital, is designed to heart of any patient who might not.
there.patrol squadron On his way to the vent coast take over the functions of a heart which fails. otherwise be revived.



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I Action BeginsIn How Many Pennants Have I

New IM The N. Y. Yankees Won? I

J Apparently that one-day vacation Strange as It may seem, he was T.
last Thursday was spent turned down by the Navy when
s Keg TourneyAction in research work for the last he attempted to join. He was
3i week's Jai Air News Sport known for his flawless ball
in the new intra-mural Quizzer'Who was the first handling and grinding tin .
i bowling tourney got under way football player to receive the plunges. And to think, he could
last week with four games rolled James E. Sullivan Award forth have been wearing a Navy uniform -
of. and three forfeited in the first. outstanding- athlete of the at the very time he was
I few days of action. year?" leading the Army team to victories

IJ J In one of the four games played The answer to that one was !
With _Ed Nellist NATTCenter bested the Ma- Doc-BIanchard who played for This week we deal with teams
rines with a pin total of 2053. Army and won the award in and not outstanding players.
Murcell of NATTCenter rolled 1945. The sports desk received We all know that the New
p Regardless of the various opinions held by the boys games of 123 165 and 167 for a many calls, but the question York Yankees have won countless --
concerning Jacksonville for shore duty, NAS offers more total of 449. Burkart sparked the must have been easy for the pennants and 'World Series
opportunities in the field of sports than most military installations losers with scores of 158, 189 and first phone call ended the con- but the question is:
r in the United States. It is very plain to be seen 166 for a count of 513 knock- test. "Ilow many pennant did the -
downs.VA17'. To Archie ),1. Ballard. AEC Yankee' win?"
that many of the baseball enthusiasts are .taking full advantage ..
beat Hospital in their of Mobile Detachment "
Training The first correct answer wins
of this fact. Four before the of
opening spring
days series as Vandervort took the goes the honor, and prize, for a free full course meal at the .
training found numerous baseball hopefuls limbering up I honors for the nigh with scores supplying the first correct an- civilian cafeteria, good any day
their anus for the coming season. An indication that there of 170, 137 and 189 for a pin total swer. of the week.

k will be a grand turnout for the opening of the season. Just of 496 for the three games. Felix Blanchard was a natuTo allow for an even distribution -

seems like baseball is in the air. NATTCenter, in its second ral born footballer, and helped of the Jax Air News,'no
night of action was defeated by make of the most will be
t s Army one answer accepted prior
Fleet Air Wing 11. finishing on feared teams of history. to 0900 Friday.
the short end of a 2,2212,006 tRace
Practically the whole state of Florida will soon be a total. Senecal, showing fine form,

I bee hive of activity as Major League teams once again gather rolled games of 180, 175 and 159 Tightens In National Loop;
for a high score of 514.
.P at their various spring training camps to usher in another
The last of the four series roll-
big season of the national pastime. No less than ten big ed found the CPO Club taking the rSuffers 1st American Loss ,I '-
league congregations will claim Florida as their stamping winner's role over NATTCenterby

grounds again this year. For the benefit of fans who want a tally of 2,464 to 1928. Lilli- The tempo has increased to the boiling point in the National

; to see your favorite team work out this is your big chance. three cotch sported The a 555 CPO total Club for added his division of the intra-mural cage league title race with VC-62 moving '

The Boston Red Sox will train at Sarasota, the White i another games.victory to its credit I to the front of the pack by a scant one-half game over charging. hospital -

f Sox at Palm Springs, Detroit will work out at Lakeland, I in winning by a forfeit over FAS- NATTC and VP-5.
while claims West Palm Beach their fort. Ron 109. Supply forfeited its In the meantime VF-41, leader .
Philadelphia as of the American looo since the six points for failure to have a
to the Marines. O & R
t Orlando will be the site Washington's training sessions. game timekeeper at their
failed to show for its match with season began suffered its :first de-
r The National Leaguers too, will work out in the various the NARTU Marines. feat of the season, at the handsof game and thus, as a result of
being set around the state. Boston is slated to Fasron Six. and were still in ruling and subtraction wound up
camps up
front through Monday's action.In on the short end of a 52-50 count.
work out their kinks at Bradenton, Brooklyn at Vero Beach, Golfers Trounce Monday night's terrific Na- In other Monday night games
and Cincinnatti will travel to Tampa. New York at Sanford, tional action VP-5 pulled a 30-29 First Lieutenants won their first'

Philadelphia at Clearwater, and St. Louis rounds out the Florida U. 1917N victory out of the fire in the closing game of the race by forfeit over
roster of clubs, with St. Petersburg as its site for training.The seconds of play to defeat a VA-45, while Supply downed Operations -
stubborn O & R club. 65-36, and VC-62
camps are expected to be in .full swing by the first golf aggregation scoredan But the surprise of the evening' its league lead at nine victoriesand kept
week in March and should of baseball action upset in its first match of the
produce plenty WfcS registered by Hospital which three defeats with a :forfeit
i before breaking camp to start the season's battle for the season strong University last Saturday of Florida, edging crew a went all out to down a strong over VF174.A .

pennants. 19-17 over the local layout. NATTC crew, 56-52, but had to check on the national league
The team of Frank Govern and give up their victory due to a games played last week shows
Leo Marchel virtually cinchedthe ruling. Hospital had to give up VP-5 losing to Hospital 39-65, O j

We want to take time out to congratulate the coach, victory for NAS, garnering & R beating Supply 54-50, and

manager, team members, and the backers of the NAS Fliers Adams 7 points and to Charley 2 for the Weiss foe. pairedto John Holiday on Ice the steamrolling red-hot VF-174 NATTCenter under five an

I fine basketball team, who worked so hard and faithfully take 5'2 points while Bill 0-8 count. The 1st Lts. again /
I toward a successful season. Considering the strong competition McWilliams and Bob Wallace Ducats AvailableTickets absorbed a beating by VC-62, 68-

i and rugged schedule faced by the team, the boys did a were trimmed 5% to 3 points 39.43-29.Operations outlasted V VA-43
NAS' number one team of Wright to the "Holiday on Ice"
fine in about the esteem they
I job bringing highest North and Bill Foulk finished on presentation to be held at the The game of the week in the
I muster. Win or lose, the team always played hard, clean the short end of a 3-6 count. Gator Bowl March 15.22 are now American league was the surprise
and with one goal always in sightvictory.The Ralph Terry of the Gators took on sale at the Jax Air News office ing upset of the leader, VF-41
Fliers 13 and 14 for not medalist honors for the day witha room 123 main administration by Fasron 6, 33-33. It was a close
dropped a
f won games par 72. He had a neat 35 on the ; building, or can La procured game all the way and one filled
too impressive won-lost record. But the record doesn't show front nine, but slipped to a 37 on from! Noble Samuelson, shop with an array of good playing.
the spirit and fight put into every game they played. We the back stretch. store No. 3399 O & R department. The defeat of VF-41 was their
tallies Foulk Price of the tickets taxes included first of the season in 13 games.
I can cite no single hero for the season, for each member NAS team were ,
I 77; McWilliams 77: r'archel, 77; are $3.00 $2.50 and $1.90 CornFairJax played a pair of .
with and for the other members. ,
played. Weiss, 78; North, 78; Wallace, for reserved seats and $1.25 for games and emerged victorious in ,
We salute the NAS Fliers and give congratulationsfor and John Adams, 81. 811 general admission. both-tilts. In the first game they
beat NARTU withtut any trou-
"well done.
a ble, 66-56. Their second victimwas
Volle bailers Enter State disposed of in an exciting
action-packed game. The score of
: NAS will again be the site for the third annual Jax-: this fray was 60-50, but much

Navy Boys baseball school for eager youngsters interested closer than might be indicated.
.' in furthering their knowledge of-the game. The school will VP-3 lost two games in their
March 10 Tourney TampaEarnestly outing for the week. One by a
be held for five consecutive Saturdays beginning forfeit to VP-681 and the otherto
and ending April 7. As yet it is not known whether any big a fighting FASron 109 team .

leaguers will attend the weekly outings, but at any rate perfecting their play in daily two hour sessions, a who showed great form in their
there is expected to be a record turnout for the school. powerful and experienced NAS volleyball team has been getting 66-38 victory. Another twin loser
.* .* .* .* ready for the Florida State AAU invitational volleyball tournament was Personnel, which also lost
to.- h*,held March- 3rd- at Tamna.. one game by forfeit and the oth- .
would like to thankall Led: by the team captain and the first and second place clubs er to VF-41 by a 62-30 tally. Per- .'
"all hands This
corner manager Tom Abbott, the squad will receive.In sonnel's first game was forfeited ,.
for cooperation in helping to get Mason Field ready for has been working on blocks, set- the last two years Fasron to the Marines. In their second
the coming baseball season. There are some, however, who ups, serving and general condi- 6 from which the nucleus of the game of the week, VP-861 trounced -
still can't wait to get the feeling of the diamond under their tioning and is determined to station team is drawn, has won the Marines 86-19.
avenge the defeat Fasron 6 suffered the station intra-mural league STANDINGSAmerican
shoes. It is encouraging to note that so many are looking last year. The squadron twice, won the first place spotin
forward to the opening of spring training, but Public Works took second place in the annual the AU-City-Count-r volleyball Won Lost
officials are not quite finished with the face-lifting job and state event. competition, captured second VF-U 12 1
Strengthened by the additionof place in the West Palm Beach ComFalrJax 11 3
if could
would appreciate it very much they get 100 percent new players from squadrons invitational tournament last year. FASRON 6 8"

cooperation in readying the field. 171 and 11 since the station teams The affair at Tampa on March NARTU 9 4VPS61
*. .* recent triumph in the St. Peters 3 will be a double elimination 8 6FASRON .
burg invitational meet and held tournament with approximatelynine 109 7 6VP3 .
Another of the many sport opportunities offered by together by the intra mural teams invited. Trophies will 4 9
champions, Fasron 6, the local be presented by Doctor Danforth Personnel 2 10
the station is tennis, and every day we see more and more
squad is much stronger with a regional director of Florida State Marines Z 11
rackets flashing in the sun. This too, is a good sign, as this better balanced squad than wentto AAU volleyball. Dispensary 1 11
year's tennis team promises to be one of championship cali- the tournament last year. The I National
ber. Anyone interested in trying out for the team be sure to locals were defeated in the finals The Cincinnati Reds are so call- Won Lost
of the first professional VC-6 9 3
by the Florida State Uni- ed in honor
make the fact known and you will certainly get a chance to versity netmen. baseball team, the Cincinnati VP.5 9 4

get a crack at a berth on the team. Sparked by their 11111' men Red Stockings.. I NATTC 9 4
A John Cram and Tom Abbott, Hospital 8 4
1 the squad (If 14 players will be The Pittsbugrh Pirates were O&R 2 5
f Be sure to take advantage of participating and enjoy able to substitute freely and is first called Pirates because they Operations 'I 8
; infielder Louis Bier- Supply 6 7VF174
excellent choice to signed up
the of choice. NAS is but one of few I shore sta- tabbed as an 3 9VA45 .
sports your bring home the first place trophy bauer, who was considered prop-
tions where there are so many opportunities for so little. and the smaller individual I'I erty of the Philadelphia club, of 3 10.
(Get in the swim and make a splash.in this world of sports. trophies that each player on the American Association in 1991. I 1st Lt. 1 J1"


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65 Answer Fliers Advance In

Initial Call'

..r For Baseball District AAU Meet

65 aspirants answered -
Some eager
Mt,t' the first call for practice After suffering four straight setbacks, Jax Navy's

: Monday at Mason Field as the battle Fliers came to life to take two straight victories and< move

.'.,,,. for berths on the 1951 begins.NAS r into the semi-finals of the First District AAU tournamentnow
r' varsity diamond squad
M... ,, ': Among the men reporting for underway at Jackson High gym in Jax.
1; the first session were two regulars Up to press time Wednesday-
"11 : : from last year's crack squad, I morning four teams were left in The Fliers fought all the way
t ';' around which Coach Frank Mc i the AAU meet, the Fliers, Jay- .and gave Tyndall no end of
:t .y Caffrey hopes to build a formidable I sw Y cees, Green Cove Navy and R. C. .trouble.'
.' ,. unit. Motor Lines. The Fliers were .- Blake led the attack for Tyndall
The first day's practice was scheduled to meet the strong Jay- with 11 field goals and 5 charity
. a; spent in getting the feel of the cees last night. tosses for a 27 point totaL Beckerwas

: ball, and the start of the long The Fliers really poured it on high point man for the Fliers
process of loosening up the muscles in their first AAU tilt Monday with 16 on 7 field goals and 2

.. _r through calesthentcs and night, swamping Standard Oil free throws.
"pepper". The sessions will be. 97-38. Coach McCaffrey's men Their second game with Florida
thrown into high gear as the days I IO t wn wasted no time in getting started Freshmen was much different
go by, with gradual concentration; '; and by halftime were well ahead, with Frosh' winning 68-67, but
. of individual specialties:: 53-19. McCaffrey cleared his could muster no impressive leadat
There is a sprinkling of-profes bench in the second half and any time in the game. It was a
sional and semi-professional talent I d coasted all the way. Red Sheldon see-saw battle all the way with
among the host of candidates, II paced the Fliers attack with 18 the lead changing hands many

which indicates a sign of a good '" T points, while Mutt Pasco contrib. times.
Season.A uted 16. Terry Moore led the los The Frosh controlled the backboards *
50-game schedule has been THROUGH AND READY-The Fliers have just dumped in a ers with 12 counters. the entire game, but the

t:' planned for the local diamonders, two-pointer here and Jim Hankton, No. 25 of Florida Freshmen, locals had to all out to Fliers cut this margin to a
with still a few games to be con gets set to retrieve the ball and put it back in play. Also shown The tussle go with the mild advantage.The .
firmed. A complete schedule will are Red Sheldon, No. 12, Fliers forward; Al Friedman, No. 21, and annex Post.Tuesday's The Fliers spotted the first half found the Fliers
be published later, pending con- Frank Dickey, No. 24, (center )of the Freshmen. The Freshmen Gator five 30-18 halftime lead, slow in getting their attack to
firmation of these games. rallied for a stirring 68-67 win here on the NATTC court. Post not a to be denied they function[ and the college five hitting .
but were as
,.I '- The locals open their campaign back with determination the loop with dead accuracy1.
April 9 at Mason Field against the Eliminations came storming to the verdict,. 55-51 The halftime score was 35-33, in
Gainesville G-Men of the professional Area Cage favor' of the Frosh.
. Class D Florida State The Fliers took the lead, 47-45, Lose to Frosh -
League. at the outset of the second stanza
Carded Here Next WeekThe on Weisel's tip off and stayedin The Fliers put on a sizzling
front the rest of the way. attack in the opening) minutes of
. Fasron 109 Southern Area basket the final stanza. Three quick
CopsNat'l starting Monday through Wed- Heroes of Tuesday's win were baskets put the locals in the lead.
ball eliminations will get under .
nesday. However, there may be a big Bob Weisel, member of NAT.TC's The[' Fliers lost the services of
Golf LeadFasron way here at NAS Mon possibility that it could run until intra-mural combine, Bob Bob Becker early in the final

109 moved to the top of day with four teams in the March 9. Becker, Dave Wheatley and Carl period. He was injured in a fall
Wheeler. Becker took high scor- and had to retire from the
the National division of the IntraMural fold. The Sixth Naval District finals game.
ing honors with 17 tallies, while This[ loss hurt greatly, for the
J golf competition, with 18 Teams participating in the were also slated to be played
15 for
points followed by VP-5 with 16 eliminations meet,. winner of: here at NAS, but the slate has I versatile Ray caged attack fizzled and finally put the
counters. which goes to the Sixth Naval! been shifted to Camp LeJeune, I the Gator PostCoach Fliers in the hole they never

Fasron 109 copped the lead by District finals, are NAS Jax, N C. The finals begin March 10.FoulkDeLaMater McCaffrey's Fliers close ould emerge from.
virtue of an 18-5 defeat of VF-172 Green Cove Springs Parris Island their slate Friday at WarnerRobins In the closing minutes of the
last week while VP-5 was down and Key West. Ga. Air Force: Base. game; the Floridians tried to
ing VP-861-Faetulant, 12-6. Games are to be played at 14CK Win Meet\ I Lose to TyndallThe Freeze the ball but the elusive

In other National matches NAR- and 1530 at NATTC auditorium, Bill Foulk and Alexis DeLa- NAS Fliers suffered two Fliers continually stole the ball.
TIT drubbed Fasron Six, 13-8 and Mater teamed to down Bill Chase defeats last week. Their first loss With just seconds to ro and the
VP-3 defeated ComFair-Fleet Air and Fuz Webber, one-up, in the was administered by a strong and Fliers trailing by a single point,
s Wing 77-CAG 17, 8 to 1, To Select Two finals of the first flight of the hot Tyndall five, 81-66. The first Pacso uncorked a desperation
mid-court. The ball
Pts. mixed two-ball foursome at the half was tight and it looked as shot from

Fasron 109 ...........__..._.........18 NAS Infra-Mural station course. I though the Fliers might give circled the rim and looked likei
VP-5 .___..._..]aNARTU Tyndall a race. The half-time sure two points but finally
" .,., ....-iL.18 I found the Fliers trailing by rolled off. The final gun sounded
? ?r--t score
VP-S j.. .... -,-, ,r _.._.._, 8 Ahi-Star TeamsA Cock fighting of is perhaps with which the I only 12 points 27-39. before> the ball had hit the floor.
Fasron 6...?.........._ 8 oldest form "sport' I Thesecond half proved to be The game was won from the
CFJ-FAWCAG 17 -_ 7 precedent, in which intra- man has provided himself by the: the winning period for Tyndall. harity line for the Freshmen

VP-861-Faetu __...._, _, 6 mural athletes will get their use of living creatures. from Gainesville. They sank 14
VF-172 ..___ _-.- 6TwoBall Just share of glory, will be free shots, while the Fliers scored
established here at NAS with 15. All told the NAS quintet
the selection of two intra-mural missed 17 foul shots, the deciding
Foursome basketball league all-star teams' factor of the game.
for the current season. Friedman paced the attack for
Winners Announced Two teams of ten men each, the winners with 26 points on 11
one from each the Americanand baskets and 4 foul shots. Wheelerwas
Mo>e Williams and Martha Rusk National division, will be high point man for the Fliers
O' teamed to. snare'low gross honors, selected on the all-star squads. with 19 on 7 baskets and 5 charity
while Frank Lusk and Linda Back Method of selection has not losses.
paired to cop low net in the Offi as yet been established but officials w t
cers' Wives monthly two-ball four- are working hard toward YWx
come meet played last Sunday.The that end and the various team :S
Williams-Rusk duo tallieda managers and officials will be

low gross of 41, with Lusk-Back notified. ..
aggregating a low net of 33 in Team managers coaches,
first flight play. :Martha Rusk players themselves, FT officials
took longest drive honors for ladies and Jax Air News staff members i
,t while Adrian Back copped will probably aid in select-
.. similar reward for men's play. Ing the composite squad. J
Eleanor Robertson had the longest Present plans call for special
putt. Individual awards to be givento pT; (Visit the Red Shield Service.yen's
In Class B play, James.Smith. each all-star chosen. i Club, topside, Navy-Beach
- .. teamed with Hazel Hirst to win Bus Station corner Clay and

_; with a low gross of 46; with Officers' Wives Group Adams. Consult the bulletin
" George Gardner and Estelle board in the club on your next
George pairing for low net honorsof Slates Handicap MeetThe fisit to town.)
31. Aide Lusk and Don Howard L- Saturday, March 3
Golf w
Wives' Grou
Officers ;
had the longest drives, while toumamen Dance) with Green Cove Navy
Estelle had the longest will hold a handicap at
consisting of four nine-hole roundwith rt band, "Pastels in Rythm"

putt. the first round slated to b< 2030-2330.
played Tuesday, March 6. t Sunday March 4
Waves Topple CiviliansIn rounds of pla) Ml day Navy bus trip to Marine-
The land worlds only oceanarium),
Season's UpsetThe will follow' on successive Tuesdaysthe __ eat (at exclusive restaurant.
20th and 27th. Prize;I I [jL
top upset of the cityGirls' will be 13th awarded, for low gross an<: Complete cost $4.00.( Sign up
. in the office above the
Basketball League was now
scored by the NAS Waves last low net in each flight and bes Navy Bus Station.
to determine
be used
Thursday when they toppled the three rounds will All officers Thursday, March 1
the winners. -I
NAS Civilians 37-35 in league to j'I Skating Club, transportation furnished -
play. wives are invited participate.In a- leave at 1930.
The loss was the second of the the group's ringer tourne Webe;; .

second half for the Civilians, whc played last week-end honors Fuz wiU! On every Wednesday and Friday !-
low ,
played without the services oJ copped gross throughout March the Club
low net hon
Martha Rusk taking
their star performers Skip Sinke I features a Junior Hostess program -
and Ruth McCall. Winners of the ors in the Class A flight.Class E, .-. 1 5 S_. ........ I excellent TV programs

first half bunting, the Civilian:, Elaine Other Hillis winners, low were gross; Bett;, TilE STRETCH-Jar Navy's Phill\leKar. No. 13, right, and and bowling nights. For details
lost their first game of the cam Hankton left after one, in action check at office of Servicemen'sclub
Koch low net; Class C, Pat Her Florida Freshman's Jim go up
paign to the Pepsi Colas, whc and Wheat during the Fliers-Florida Frosh setto last Friday. Carl Wheeler, above the Navy Beach Bus
low Mary
presently 'lead the second hall low man,net. gross Fliers forward, is at the left. The Frosh took a 6S-67 thriller. Station. ,tom,


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(Items offering for sale articles
of such ?;?
property as washing PB IN COLOR I
machines, automobiles furniture,
radios, clothing and the like is
prohibited by Defense Depart-

ment regulations. This column,
will however list such serviceas

available housing, rides want i ,-
ed lost and found articles and
other similar notices.)


Furn. rm. and pvt bath, 4247 Ap- .
pleton. Mrs. Boswll, Ph. 2-

2 t Ige. rms. $10 wk. 104 SchofieldSt.

Mrs. Flynn. Ph. 6-7876. ,,rat
5 rm. unfurn. house. 2924 Spencer ;" .

St. Mrs. Fragale: : ext. 755.
Furn. rms. 2125 College St. Mrs. -

Smith, Ph. 7-5960. MY FRIEND IRMA AFPSI..U
2 rms., pvt. entrance to bath. Mrs. NAVY WIVES
Ph. 7-5383.
Neiver 2687 Green.
3 rm. garage apt. Call 2.1050 be- fWEAfER sWEArER /TF/TS: ., ...R;

rock.tween 6 and 8 p.m. Mrs. War- CornerIt ow Iy ..

Furn. rms. Mrs. Lee Schultz. 1447 was announced that the club

Avondale Ave. Ph. 25930. will take over the managementof
2 bedrm furn. house. 3552 PlumSt. the Not-New-Shop. A grand

$75 mo. Lt. Hopkins. gala-opening will be held early
5 rm house, furn. 431 Dellwood I in March. There will be many f'
Ave. Apply 418 College. Mrs.
bargains in women's apparel, uniforms
Field. and other items.
4 cor. bedrms. furn. $15 wk. 2165 Watch the Jax Air News for ..
Mrs. Coleman. Ph.
River Bldg. opening date.

8-3981. The Navy Wives Club would M.cpo .
5 rm. house furn. 121 8th Ave. '
No., Jax Beach. Mrs. Jackson.Ph. like to remind all personnel that ,
5-2439. the Navy Wives Nursery is opento

5 rm. furn. apt., lower. 2210 MyraSt. all children of service person-
$75. Mrs. Walke nel and civilians working on this I .J

Duplex Bung. 4 rms. & bath, A v- station. There are special rates
ondale. Mrs. Dixon. Ph. 8-2832. for working mothers, also for L'h
mothers confined to the hospital.
Furn. rm. or share home 1408 -, ...ill
e uu WUJ sponsor a secon\
Azalea Dr. Mrs. Fisher. Ph. 2- Free diaper service is provided I Press Service of Yankee dance Saturday 1>
through courtesy of Rockabye By Armed Forces contingent regularsand buffet and on d' '.J,
3946 after 6. top ranking farmhands gather March 3rd. A free buffet start-
Diaper Service.At Like a find of uranium in your
Share home with married cou- I back yard! That's the feel- at Phoenix. For the 1951 ing at 2000() will be followed by
ple, also furnished room. 1022() I present the Nursery opensat ,
of New York Yankee baseball season he's on the roster of Binghamton music for dancing by Bee Haven's
Brierfield Dr. Mrs. Luna Hud 0700, but if sufficient requests ing
I of the class A Eastern Orchestra at 2100.
men regarding 19-year-old Mickey
from working mothers are received -
son. Mantle, heralded as the No. 1 mi- League. The success"* of the first three .. t\.
Small apt., pvt. ent. 1563 Hyde the opening hour I *
will determinethe
0630 for benefit ofthose nor league prospect in the nation. buffets and dances
Park Circle. Mr. Graff. Ph. ext. changed to
It must be quite amusing for
Mantle a shortstop, pow- : club's entertainment policyfor
458 or 5-8172 after 5 p.m. who have to punch
In hinterlands
basketball coaches the
The first
I the ball at .383 with the next quarter
Cor. bedrm. furn. in pvt. home. clock at 0700. dered a clip anent tbe loud
Mrs. Agnes Bramelett, 3875 transfers there the Joplin Miners of the Western squawk was a huge success.
Due to recent
I from Coach C'lalr Bee, of the
Walsh. Ph. 2-1575. are several openings in junior I Association last season to lead Island Black Bingo is on tap for Friday eve-
Long University
2 rm. furn. apt. Mrs. Groves, 4633 and senior kindergarten classes. that class ning with dancing following,
bIrd For now
jean theyhave box music the house. .
3 on
Wheeler Ave. Ph. 2-4275. There are also a few openingsleft loop in been juke .
furn. nitting. taking r'gularat- "Welcome Aboard" to the chiefs
2 rm. housekeeping apt., in Miss Freebu--'s dancing a
Ings from the New York college -
1323 Ionia St. Mrs. Fixeas, Ph. classes. Minimum t.r.e is three Naturally of Air Group One and the stu-
teams at :Madison Square
3-6515. the Western dent chiefs reporting to NATTC.
years. For any information con- Garden and often the of
Furn. apt., 4 rms. and bath. 1523 cerning the nursery, please call Associ- "homers" concerning Garden cry of- New club officials went into '

Osceola St. Mr. Pitcher. the supervisor, Linde Forsyth, ex- ation is afar ficiating has been heard office this morning. President .f 4
Furn. rm. in pvt. home, kitchen tension 368. cry Howard White, HMC, has called
Sunnybrook Ave., from the But naturally the New Yorkcouches a board meeting for March 5 at
Woodstock The next meeting of the Navy and writers looked upon -
Park. majors but 1700.
Wives Club will be held
on such wails of
4 rm. apt, pvt. bath. Mrs. Hyatt, he young- anguish as .
March 7, at 1900 at the Club merely alibis from losing teams.
Ph. 77882. ster fromCommerce
of House in Dewey Park. All navy Hut the shoe was on the
Bedrm. and use home near ,
Edgewood. Mrs. Hertzman, Ph. wives are cordially invited to join Dkla., has other foot recently when LILY, Theatre
this organization. making a junket to the Wet
8-9192. been theabject
Rm. in pvt. home, use of garage. I : of Coast, was tripped by ArizonaU. Guide
Mrs. Hagedorn, 2811 Forbes.Ph. Ladies AuxiliaryHolds praise fromfriendly . "In my opinion, It was -
I a very deliberate attempt on the
Affair :FridayUnit March 1
part of one of the officials to
Furn. garage apt. 27>3 HerschelSt. and enemy "Prairie Roundup" .. .............
Ph. 2-5324. I 91 Ladies Auxiliary of see! that my boys did not win the -
Mrs. Stevens. Association I scouts game," Bee's beef. .................... ....Charles StarrettFriday
FOR SALE the Fleet Reserve alike. was
5 rm. house furn. or unfurn. cor- will hold a buffet supper Friday Mickey Mam* Besides.1 Well, well, it would seem that March 2 I
ner of 17th Ave. and Seminole March 2nd at 1830 in the Cum- defeat Is odious regardless of "Cause for Alarm".Loretta Young
hitting .388, he led or was near the where coach. Saturday, March 3
Road. Mrs. C. E Logan. Ph. berland Road Community Center. I you
95379. I The affair is open to the public top in just about every depart- Title Later

23 ft. house trailer. R. W. Burton, and the proceeds will be added to ment, with 199 hits, 33:> doubles. That erstwhile popular tune, Sunday, March 4
12 triples, 26 homers and 136 "Bird--of Faradiae'VLouls Jourdan
St. NAS. fund the 1951 Con-
1347 Randolph a covering "They've got an awful lot of cof-
furn. unfurn. vention held in Jackson- RBIs. Scouts figure Mantle is Just Monday March 5
3 bedrm. house or being fee in Brazil, might well be para-
4606 Ulmer Ave. Lt. (jg) Ad- ville next September.The two years away from the majorsnow phrased to, "They've got an aw- "Lucky Mick Cain".George Raft
Ph. 8-3830. committee on refreshments and they don't see how he can Tuew. and Wed }larch 6 and 7
ams. ful-big stadium in Brazil.
1 2 bedrm. house and garage.( 4527 includes: Mrs. Dorothy Williams, miss. And the beauty of Rio de Janeiro they have Downin a "Summer Stock*......Judy Garland

Birkenhead Rd. Mrs. Taylor.MISCELLANEOUS Mrs. Sybil Irvin, Mrs. Stella this youngster, from a Yankee magnificent new stadium where -

I Lodesky, Mrs. Frances standpoint, he didn't cost them a last June 199,851: fans -
ski, Mrs. Thelma Fannin wilczew.1 dime. Mickey will work out un- soccer sports sawa I Red Cross "-
Ride wanted from 3572 ValenciaRd. Juanita Schuller. der the Arizona sun when the first ,

to Operations. Hrs. 0730 to __. ___uuhu. ___ __L__'_ -'._--=--- ---_.- It's so big slewed from the (Continued from raKe: 1)
1600. Miss Daley, F" 21796. air, It looks like an atom bomb Gemming; Michael Cascone; .-
crater. Annexed to it, Khhfts
wanted from Starke Fla. A
Riders James D. Ramey; John It. Mun-
to NAS or will share in car Field in Brooklyn, would resemble dy, IIMC; Lt. William B. Barren .
r Chief Keleher ext. 701. an outsized phone booth. The
pool. ; Lt Edward V. Parker, Jr.; I
Riders wanted from vicinity of crowd of 199,854 is believed to Joseph E. Reilly; Lt. Thomas II. :

Park and Cherry St. Hrs. 0730 be the greatest "paid attend Cooper; Beulah Wise; Ens. Kenneth t
to 1530.() F. R. Kaufman. Ph. 2. ance" ever assembled! In one W. Dunwody; 2nd Lt. James 1..

0433. structure, E. Handry; Julius deR Quina; ;w
Motherly care for children ages To give you an idea of how vastit Clarence W. Ostlund, CHMach; :
2-5, in pvt. home. $2 per day Is, it virtually can accommo- Lt. Robert T. Pittman. ;'
Mrs. Fondry. Ph.- 2-8746. r date, at one time, capacity crowdsat '

Ride wanted from vicinity of Yale Bowl ((70,896)), Harvard own ice and Ice cream plants. The .' '

Laura and Tenth at Springfield d Stadium ((56,950): ), Braves Field in : gentlemen of the press certainly .:

Hrs. 0730 to 1600. Mrs Barrow < Boston (40,000)) and Fenway Park, I would beam to find 20 press boxes, 'f!

ext. 7-11. home of the Red Sox ((35,000): It and ol' Joe Fan literally would .4.....
Riders wanted vicinity of WillowBranch Is built entirely of concrete, fea- drool over the 58 refreshment .' .
St. via Mc-
and Rosselle turing a cantilever roof and an stands.
Duff and Park Sts. Hrs 0730() to unobstructed view in all dlrec- 4This country's largest stadiaare

1600. Mrs. Hare, 618'or 8-1433. tions. Truly, Rio's stadium is a the Los Angeles Memorial \.
Rider wanted from Park & Good- "patron's paradise." Last June's Stadium (105,000): ), Chicago's Sol- y;
win to O & R and return. D. L. Philadel- "',''It!
tremendous throng was out of the dier Field ((101,180)),
Radick ext. .525. or 76880. I stadium 25 minutes following the phia Municipal Stadium ((98,990) :'

: conclusion of the game, thanks to and University of Michigan Stadium :N
ramps 48 feet wide. The Rio giant (9T.OOO). \kz:; .;;:
To Build New Jet is one-half mile in circumference, Obviously, the South American ..;

Base at PensacolaPlanning ; ; ;. .: has 240 ticket windows and its way is the big way! .J.....,

work began last 4 f f _:: Send Your Jax Air News Home @

week on a new Navy jet air. ,. rw
field at Pensacola which eventually :
may cost $23,000,000, it r :,
has been announced.An FROM: : PLACE : ;;,
architect and engineer- TWO ;,-/1
Ing contract has already been h'M"'WJtiW''Y'''' ""t '11 w........,........._. CENT 4

awarded under a $7,950,000
fund appropriated by Congress.The POSTIIUMOUS AWARD A Bronze Star Medal with "V"for STAMP. ,
Pensacola Naval Air valor was awarded posthumously) last Friday to Mrs. William HERE

Station reported that all con. Sweet of Jax In behalf of her son Pfc. Phillip Aspinwall, who was TO:

struction to be paid with this killed near Kumchon, Korea. Coi. Hiram W. Tarklngton. chief of '
appropriation would be put the Florida Military\ District, pins the medal on !Mrs Sweet during tfc

under oontract by July L ceremony at NAS.

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