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: July 24, 1952
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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Let Us Not Get Complacent About Blood Donations Give!


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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Win; 11' .


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1 # Civilians Pick BoysEncamp a

D 42 Officers In For

I f' .f i.f4r

;' Friday Ballot Week At HAS .

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, (Picture on Pare 3)) This week 250 lads of the
, t i Jacksonville] School Boy Patrol
Yw:.. Civilian employees,lined up at
are enjoying a week's encampment
> the various station polling places;
I :<-'\ last Friday to cast ballots for aboard the station.At .

'their favorite candidates in the the same time, they are
.X, first combined employee election learning at first hand some.

i. at this activity., ... thing of the meaning of "mil. ,

,l.r, An employee member and alternate _.,on "'__v..w..w..w..wm .;".,.".._.<... m..'<",... W9' ___ H.......nom ______w'. ,.. m'.m_____ itary discipline." ..

'It' "I to the station's four Performance NEWEST ADDITION TO NAS-Exterior view of Building: 200, the new home of Fasron 6 It is the fourth successive sum
y 1- Rating Boards of Review which will officially be placed in commission soon. The structure cost nearly a million dollars
the Patrol has held
mer an encampment
; five new members to the and was in construction for over a year. S'
N: : Board of Directors of the Em. here. Led by Police

.;,"1) ployees' Association; and forty HAS Blue Shield I. 32,000 Square Feet Of Space Sgt. Thomas A. Parker, the Jun.

t two members for the Station'sfourteen : ior traffic cops swim In the

:d,>- ., selected. Shop Committees. were Members To Get Ultra-Modern Jet Shop Navy's pools, enjoy the station

I ,:.- I movies, play softball, invade the

>' Official ballots containing the Added BenefitsEmployees '' gymnasium, and inspect such

q; names of candidates nominated To Be Commissioned Soon spots as the parachute loft and

4. and space for the write-in'of can. who belong to the the hobby shop. And in the Main.

!;1. didates were provided employees; NAS Blue Shield Group will re :Modern design will definitely make the big differencein side Mess they appease eager appetites .

: during the election period ceive an increase in benefits, al, the new Fasron Six building. The ultra-modern two-story with trays crammed with
':. Election officers and their election building offering more than 3 ,OOO feet of air conditioned Navy rations. i
I ,' supervisors scheduled the no extra cost, it has been an working spaces will officially be placed in commission here ,

,f' voting within the respective de. nounced by the Florida Blue i at NAS in the near future.The But they are also learning
1. : All employees on duty Shield organizationThe that
partments. huge edifice which took !
CHMACH Aldorus J. Tidd, the in the Navy there are bunks to
I''. at that time had an opportunity increases were added il more than a year to build, willnot.only'house former Power Plants officer of
: to cast a ballot. Meeting eligibility made up; barracks and groundsto
Fasron Six
the jet
because reserves
was reported, Fasron Six. Unfortunately neither t
/ requirements for,_ each its police; and a little matter of ,
which originally
shop, was will be hand
over and above the amount necessary of the creators on
Board or Committee, the majority primary purpose, but will also personal appearance to maintain, II
for the commissioning ceremonies
for financial stability are
of employees were entitled to house their office spaces and the due to their having departed including mustering for Opera
cast three ballots. returned to members in this man. I
'... I majority of their shops. the Jacksonville area. tion Cleanup before meals! ?v|

; ner.Many Complete Shop Realizing; the need of expanded When the Patrol arrived Mon \
: Counting of ballots commenced of the benefits under the
The new structure which has facilities for jet engine overhaul, day morning, they were officially
f' early Monday morning, but at old plan will be increased, and been designated Building 200 is I the two'officers conceived the welcomed by Chaplain Charles ,
time the results of the election '
press coverages' not formerly availablewill located adjacent to Hangar 115 idea of a building with adequate A. Dittmar who struck a serious
were not yet available. Nextweek be added. which has housed Fasron for the space for a jet shop and supporting note when he told them they t
the Jax: Air News will carry
benefits will past three and a half years. It facilities to expedite supply were the "adults of tomorrow" {
The increased automatically
... a complete report.Reader's I is equipped with a complete metal problems. and not too far from eligibility "
I i I go into effect on August machine, welding and carpenter Dust Big Problem to military service. His message .

Guide i 1, and all members of the shop as well as a prop Where dust may be just a trifling was followed by a warning from y

I Blue Shield plan will receive new shop and the squadron offices.A headache to the average Lt. David A. Barksdale, public ,

: : Moral Guidance _...............Page 2 contracts and new identificationcards. rather unusual feature of the housewife, it was a major problem information officer, that they
,)"'.\, Washington Report _Page 2 new unit is the completely equip which had to be overcome in would be expected to obey regulations

, ,;>, Death Looms Page 3 All physicians in the state have ped snack bar which will appeasethe the design of a functional jet shopof restricting them to approved

J ', Safety Rules _.__..._Page 3 been advised of the new plan, the &weet tooth of the over five the type they desired. Their areas; the posting of a {
Iooi.-.t. Scouting Squadrons _Page 4 organization has announced, and hundred men who will occupy solution of the problem was the Fire Watch every night; .and !

1 J :\i Births _____._....._.. ..... Page 5 members will receive these additional the million dollar building, and installation of huge roll-type prescribing formations while pro. 1 I

. Classified _._....... .._...Page 5.. benefits after August 1 I surrounding area. doors that are practically dust- ceeding to all activities on the .!4
'We, 'Cafe Internationale" _.Page 51 I even if they have not yet received : Two Men Designed Building proof when shut, plus the Installation base.

: Polio Victim Wins __ .Page 8 their new contracts and identification Initial planning and design of of an interior air condi- I *
"C : Hospital Headlines _.Page 8 cards. the jet shop was accomplished by tioning system. I Such highly military regulations .
;+w r I Lt. Harold Baker, then Power' Possibly one of the most unique I were dropped only briefly
Plants officer of ComFairJax, and f (Continued on Page 3) in deference to the youth of the ''
;" BLOOD BANK Cub Scout Pack Patrol when they were told there
: r I would be no "horse-play" at the
BOX SCORE Wants RecruitsMembers I pools!
The camp will break up Saturday
4 2
t' Nom1. Quotbth
.' ,'vl"tl Dist of Cub Scouts Pack morning as all hands muster
NARTU 7 1100.0% 131 aboard the station are cur and board buses for departure to ti
Operations 12 108.3% intensive Hemming Park at 1000.
Public Works 24 10-1.0% rently an .
r drive to fill the fifteen vacancies
Spec Servo 4 100.0% which exist because of recent Lt. Barksdale, who is acting as .1
Indus. Rela. 2 100.0% transfers of personnel. liaison officer for the Patrol, i is t '

Medical 2 100M of 8 to 11 assisted by F. T. Kauff, SKGC, ;
Dental 1 100.0% Composed entirely attached *. S Supply; F J. Clum, ADC, Operations '
f":, NATTCenter 253 99.2% year old' sons .personnel NAS ; I. G. Hall, ADC, O & R; .
13 82.3% to NATTCenter .
PAW 11
"- and P. D. Jabely QMC Security.Weather .
;... Comm. 4 75.0% the pack has a quota of 32 boys.It .

:,." Hospital 21 61.9% is divided into four separate. SSS

Marines 10 '60.0% dens. OutlookThere's
r,. Res. Fleet 85 53.8% Parents who have sons in this
-" ComFairJax: 94 46.7% age :range' or will be by September to be no let up in this
'. :. 0 & R 115 42.5% are cordially invited to attend weather+ for the weekend, according -,
: Fla. Mil. Dist. 5 40.0% the July and August get- NAS
to the Aerology Office:
'I.. Administration 3 33.3% togethers'with their boys to observe .
,: Grn; Cv NAS 35 31.4% the work of this organiza- = Friday Partly cloudy and
Cecil Field 16 12.5% tion. Meetings' held the 7 scattered afternoon thundershow- '

2j 7.4% fourth Friday in the month beginning In the 90'1. *
.: Supply LOTS OF WORKING SPACE-The Interior of the new Jet ers. Temperature
Engineers 13 0.0% at 1730 in the recreational I shop that Fasron 6 will soon occupy is over three hundred feet Saturday--Same. "''
AIM 4 0.03'0 and picnic area of the NAS Ion?. Half the space is devoted to working: on jets and the rest Sunday-Same.
.-0( --0'. housing section of'the base. will be used in repair: ot conventional tpe'alrcrdt engines.


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Page Two AIR NEWS 24 July 1952..

J11 }X wi.JCgllj, s -NOTES NARTU REPORT wJN/N6T0W-f,,1

VF-741 bids farewell to its (AFPS) Recordsof premium, you're paying
Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Washington your
Elation Jacksonville. Fla.NAS faithful bent-wings, the F4U CorSairs each Service reveal that tens 64 cents every month for each

Jacksonville'Capt. F4U's have served us since of thousands of servicemen are $1,000 you have In NSLI term

Douglas T. Day Commanding_ Executive Officer OfficerLt. the Squadron was commissioned, losing money by failing to waive insurance. If you have a $10,,,
Comdr. James Armstrong
but in their place we will use : their NSLI term insurance 000 policy then you're paying
Dave Barksdale _...__. _Public Information pre-
Fleet Air Jacksonville the "Fighting Bear-Cats" F8Fs. miums.If $6.40 per month.

Rear Adm. Osborne B Hardison______ __Commander There are some heated arguments Because you're still paying
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins______.. Chief of Staff concerning the relative merits of you are an NSLI term insurance your premium, you're entitled to
Fleet Air Wine Eleven policy holder, you
Capt. Arthur S. Born __.___..... __'_' CommanderComdr. the "Bear-Cats" as compared to should request a waiver of pre- approximately 50 cents a month
Joseph T. Thornton Chief Staff Officer the Corsairs, but all agree that mium (if you have not already per $1,000 insurance in dividends.
Naval! Air Technical Training Center they can get up and go. You paid $6.40. You get back
Lester K. Rice ..., Commanding Office done so) from your personnel
Capt. scheduled
The squadron is to
$5.00. What happened to the difference
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart___. Executive Officer officer. At the same time you
Naval Hospital go on active duty the last two should discontinue your pre- of $1.40? .5

Capt Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Office weeks in August, and the flight mium allotment. If don'tyou're You lost it without getting ar ,
Capt. T. F. Weinert. ___--_ ,.Executive Officer department tells us that a goal needlessly throwing any additional rights or bene-. ., ,
NARTU of 56 hours has been set whichcan
up fits. On a yearly basis that
Commanding Oflce
Easton B. Noble
Capt. away mone"Servicemen
Comdr. Anthony Trusso Executive Officer be done only by the com- would amount to $16.80 in
held NSLI
plete cooperation of all concerned. who needless loss. ,At other ages
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside), Phone extensions We hope to end the cruise term insurance policies should -higher premiums and
8184 and 216. you pay
have waived their premium
1'11. JAX AIR NEWS U fMbllihKl wectTy it Ole U. S. Naval Air Station with all pilots qualified in gun- therefore would lose more
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially: with non-approprlat tuDd nery, bombing and instruments. mediately upon passage of Public
esptnse to the government and tn compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. money.
25 1951. did
Law 23 Many
4ov. 1945. Copies are distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air Station the S Apr. If you're one of those who did :
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval AuxllUr" AJr Station. Cecil Fltld. and not da so, believing that if they f:
there less
UM U. S. Naval HoirtUl Unfortunately are not take advantage of the oppor- .I:
Editor-Douglas J Huggard Bearcats than Corsairs; there- i waived their premium they tunity to waive NSLI term '.'
Staff Members: Marian Sprenger J03; Mary Bixiones JOSN; fore, the Squadron has been divided I would lose some of the benefits
Dave Devroy SN; John Charvat, AN; Barbara Tomlinson, SN; into two wings. pne wing of their NSLI term policy insurance premium, do so now.
Helen Harper. It will save you money.
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member or me" Armed. Force .Pr .t Service, flies while the other takes ground This is not so. All the rights .
AFPS material appearing In thla publication may not be reprinted wlthou
the written pel mission of Armed Forces Frem Service. Rrpubllcatton of other school. This system seems to be and benefits of their NSLI term
Editor.matter JAX except AIR by NEWS.service publications. U piohlblted without, permission of working very well. policy remain intact when they Lcdr. Imholte

The in-service training under waive their premium.For ..

direction of Lt. Oliver E. Daugh- those who still remain to Takes Over HASCommunications

He Must Form A Moral Standard erty, is proceeding well, and next be convinced, here are some fig.

month we will have lists of men ures to further prove the point:

Before A Child Fully Matures with advancements and Officers If, for example, you're 18

with recent promotions. years of age and did not waive .'. '
Lcdr. Karl H. Imholte officially
(This is the third in a series of articles in conjunction with the
took the duties of NAS Communications
over -
service-wide program 'Trotectoin of Moral Standards. ) h ,
By Captain Charles A. Dittmar officer Monday, re-
lieving Comdr. James P. Lynch.
When a child is born into this life, he is a law unto
Comdr. Lynch, who has servedin
himself. The baby's every need and want IS, a command to
this capacity for the past two
the parent. During the early years, the child builds a com- 3PYf4 years, leaves to assume the role
plete world around itself as the central and only important "
of skipper for VP-49 at the .Na- F
being. There is for the child no right, no wrong. To surviveis '
val Air Station, Bermuda. This "
its objective. ,.
only will be like a reunion with an old :
friend for in 1950 he served as
When the child has learned to walk and to run, it moves
executive officer for this
into the company of other children and people who are not same

of his own world. Quickly lie discovers another considerationthan squadron.Lcdr.
Imholte arrived here after
his own pleasure or his own survival. There is de- L
of conduct which and completing Mediterranean duty
manded of him a quality recognizes r
aboard the aircraft carrier USS
respects the rights of others. He is introduced to the con- I

cept of the common interest. He encounters a set of rulesof ; 1 ,1 Oriskany where he was attachedto

human conduct which society has evolved. It is that which e w ,ti". 'J ,, the Air Department. This
S marks his first tour at NAS Jax.
has been established by common consent. It is a minimum.It v .
Comdr. Lynch received the pro-
is a moral standard.
1J motion to his present rank duringhis

There follows during the years of a child's life a learn- stay here. .

ing or training period which brings him, sometimes by a

painful route, to an acceptance or at least a recognition of I CorrectionUnfortunately

the group or community. By it he may measure himself. __
When he reaches or demands a status of exercising self-de-I

termination, he will certainly be judged by the moral stan- EXPLAINS PROCEDURE-Comdr. James P. Lynch (right), the Jax Air
dard. explains wireless room procedure to Lcdr. Karl II. Imholte (left), News is not infallible and there- k
who relieved Comdr. Lynch last week as NAS Communications
Officer. Lcdr. Jhmolte arrived here after Mediterranean duty fore we would like to take this '
Up to then, the child 1 has recognized something which aboard the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany.YourBoocf opportunity to correct an erron-

came from outside himself It is not yet a part of him and eous impression left our readers ,

he is still a child. as a result of a picture caption tin
last week's issue. j
We wish to mature, to grow from children into adults. In the story of the Malaria and

We wish the freedom, the advantages, the opportunities of f Just A Statistic? Mosquito Control Unit, we print ,;i r

maturity. We must as willingly accept the responsibilities of ed a picture of David L. Hayden, ;"1

maturity. One such responsibility has to do with the devel- civilian entomologist, at a microscope -

opment of moral character. Before the child can be said to Your Blood DonationIt's and stated he was in the '

have matured, he must, by his own thinking, by his own just a statistic. You go to a blood donor station, lie process of classifying mosquitoes

values, and by a trial and error method, arrive at a conceptof down for a few minutes and give a pint of blood.You This particular work is con-

what is good, what is moral. The same will not be static.It get some coffee and doughnuts, maybe even a few hours nected with "mosquito survey"

will develop, grow, and change. But there will ever be in off and then you don't think about It an)'more. Sometimes you which is entirely in the hands of

the maturing and the matured person a belief that some- see It In the nf'wspaPf'rs-75OOO Tints Donated." Just a f.tatlstic. Norman E. Masters, HM1. Mr.

thing is good, that is, good both for me and for others, a But to someone It won't be "just a statistic." It'll be life and Hayden's classification work

belief that something is nearer to the truth, a belief that hope.' It'll be, Sunday dinner and Ice cream"and hot dogs and deals with bugs other than mos

something is right according to an accepted ideal. The com- ballgames. It'll be fishing and going to the park and taking the quitoes.

. pelling force to serve that good, and truth, and right will be kids to the circus.It .

from within one's own self, from his own belief or convic- could even mean all that to you, some day. It could be

tion. Then begins the development of moral strength and you lying out there In a gulley, waiting for a medic to come with ( t

moral character. the blood, with life, with the statistic.It's DIVINED ,
a summertime now and most people don't want to think
As one affirms a good and seeks to serve it from the about things like war' or blood or pain. But not you. While ( .

conviction within himself he becomes' moral person. As other people will have their thoughts on swimming and picnics Protestant

such he will observe the minimum moral standard of the and walks In the country, you can't Ignore the realization that
-Morning Services All
community or group of which he is a part. But more than some day It might be ;you In that gulley. Saints Chapel.. ,

that, he will in his own self rise ever higher toward the ideal There's no need for a high-powered appeal. You know Just
I W15:) Naval
Hospital Chapel.
of good and right which is God. about all that can be said about the meaning of gh Ing' blood.
1045-All Saints
Next time you pass a blood donor station, go In and drop off Chapel. '

I'LL SOON BE OVER AGE Ohio, reopened for the late ar- a pint. Sure, W. "Just a statistic"-but you never can tell.AFPS Catholic
rival and worked overtime to 0830 0930-Mass, St. Edward'i
( )
"It's my last chance," pleaded_ grant her patriotic wish. Chapel.

the elderly woman blood donor. Captain: Don't you salute an "I wouldn't vote for you jf you 0930St.) Edward's Chapel (Cat-

"You see, this will be my third Widow at seance: "Is that you, officer when you see one? I were St. Peter himself.. echism Class). ?

pint, and it's for my third Harry?" Recruit: Sorry, sir, I didn't "IX I was St. Peter you would 1030-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel

grandson now in Korea. I'll Ghost: "Yes." know you were a lieutenant. n't be in my precinct. 0645-Mass) at Hospital Chapel.

loon be 60 and over the age "Are you happier than you Mormon -

limit," she explained almost were with me?" First Hunter: "Hey, Bill!" Then there's the airman who Thursday-1930-NATTC Chap-

tearfully. "Much happier." Second Ditto: "Yeah?" told the chaplain: "When I first plain's Office.

Naturally, the Cleveland Regional -- "Heaven must be a beautiful I First: "Are you all right?" I. met my wife she was so sweet 1 Christian Science .
,Second "Yeah." could have eaten her. Now I'm
Center's bloodmobile place. I : I Tuesday-1900 at NATTC Chap-
unit visiting Bowling Green, Tro not in heaven." First: '"Then I've shot a moose." I sorry I didn't." Iain's .'






t 24 July 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three 1- wt

t Inspect On The Job I

Safety t Rules Promoted By '

Active O&R Committeemen L

"On-the-job" injuries in the Overhaul and Repair Department

have been sharply reduced due to the efforts ofa

well-organized forty-six man Safety Committee. "t

Representing every division of 1 ployees is in addition to their 3

O&R, these men meet as a unit
regular assigned duties
once each month under the direction ,

of Clayton R. Owens, O & Self appointed housekeepers,

R Safety Engineer. Here they i these Committeemen, with the

discuss sundry safety problems, full cooperation and support of
examine safety "hot spots" and
"'" Comdr. Albert R. Weldon, O&R
t11r recommend procedures to eliminate
officer, strive to increase safety
hazardous areas and meth
i ir ods. interest at the worker level as

I Check Unsafe Conditions well as to provide means of eliciting .

Identified by a special safety information on the exist-

r button, the Committeemen not ence of accident hazards and suggestions
... check unsafe conditions
I only for correcting unsafe
t SAFETY COJ\fl\IITTEE-Overhaul and Repair Department Safety Committeemen tighten shop within their own division, but conditions.
I safety rules as they cooperate in the Station's Be Haaalf Safe" campaign. (Front row, left :also have access to other divisions
to right) Samuel J. Deutch; John E. Graves; John C. Home; James D. Glover; Joseph T. Corte; The O&R Safety Committee also .
I Clayton R. Owens, O & R Safety Engineer; James W. Edwards; Curtis G. Quarrier; Joseph A. Cross; where foremen welcome acts as advisor to new per
i and Robert F. Taylor, Safety Superintendent; (Back row, left to right) Joseph S. Pagan; James R. their investigations and recom sonnel. Following general safety
t l Sorrell; Charles J. Hansen; John W. Hall; Harry A. Sauer; James P. Chadwlck, FPC; Harland G. mendations.
Lewis;; Eugene T. Dickenson; Comdr. Albert R. Weldon O & R Officer; David A. Moed; Charles C. indoctrination given all new station
Riddle; George J. Arnold; Daniel R. Whidden; Arne M. Hauger; Clarence M. Lamb; Claude II. Membership on the committeeis employees, those assigned to e
. Crlbbs; William E. Early; Morris C. Taylor; Ernest L. Smith; and Theodore P. Meixell. Committeemen rotated, but the majority of O&R are instructed individuallyin
not shown: Robert M. Coleman; Dorris D. Ball; John W. Hcggood; Charles G. Hart; Law the present group have been serving the safety rules of their'shop
" rence V. Holmes; Douglas L. King; Comdr. William L. Lyons; Ruth C. Munden; James A. Me- for almost two Safetyof
Gowan; Elmer C. Everett; Jerome F. Porwoll; Nicholas Pugliano; Jack A. Sinabald; Lt. Howell years. and specific job.Cooperate .
: : E. Fellers; Chalmers L. Thomas and Leland P. Whitmire. approximately 3500 O&R em- With Others SIn

,,w addition, the O&R Safety
: 32,000 Square Feet Of Space
, Engineer and Safety Committee
1 1I ,

I Ultra-Modern Jet Shop t pi cooperate Superintendent station-wide with Robert safety Station campaigns'Taylor Safety in to toall

and programs. They also support

To Be Commissioned SoonContinued .. Comdr.recommendations William Lyons made, Indus by

trial Medical Officer, and RuthC.

I ( from Page 1) Munden Industrial Nurse, for
! features of the new facility is the 50 per cent.Located : reducing injuries to ..employeesand
attractiveness of design that has in the lower west end 3 damage to government prop

been incorporated. Remote as of 200 is the gedunk stand that erty. i

possible from the concept of whata is being operated by Navy Ex. Departments represented on

shop should look like the new change. This welcome addition is the Safety Committee, which is

edifice resembles a modernisticoffice a boon to the personnel in thai the Station's largest group of

building. The outside is finished it offers items ranging from soft this kind, are: Planning Group,

in brown and green and drinks to sandwiches. i !1 Aeronautical Group, Production t

presents the last word in color Prior to the completion of the Control Division Process Divi-

schemes, while the land sur- I jet facilities it was necessary tc I sion, Accessories and Equipment

rounding the building has been have the engines removed from 1 1j Division, Power Plant Division, '
recently seeded with hardy or- the aircraft in Hangar 115 and Assembly Division, Repair and

chard grass. transported clear across the sta Salvage Division, Plant Division,

!. Easy access by heavy equipment tion to building 621 in the NATT- '' and Flight Test Division.
I is possible over the concrete Center area. Now it is possibleto :j : i *

ramps that lead to the four mas- accomplish the same aim with : .j
sive entrances to the shop spaces. out moving the engines more Death -

The interior of the east half of than a few feet from their hous-
rk CAST BALLOTS-Overhaul and Repair Shop employees cast
.' ; the buildiing rises a full two stories ings. their ballots in the first combined employee election last Friday. For Careless
r to facilitate the handling of Fifty-five employees were selected to serve on the Performance '"
heavy equipment by mammoth Rating Boards of Review the Board of Directors of the Em II
: The overhead Marine HeadTo ployees' Association and the Shop Committees. (Left to right) Drivers-Beware!
overhead cranes. Frank P. Oliva, Paul B. Chapman. Harry Glass. Howard D. Miller,
r trackways extend the full length Be MemberOf and election officials, Lewis T. Pescara and Elvia I.. Masters. ,
of the overhaul portion of the -- IF anyone who drives a car
" I Could lie a month in bed, 1
building. Joint Chiefs CPO Notes .
f Increased Efficiency With broken bones and ugly

, Paying heed to the fact that Washington (A F P S) The Inaugurated last Saturday and wounds ,

comfortable, well-lighted working President's signature on the Marine Sunday mornings CPO Break- Or fractures of the head.

space go hand-in-hand with Corps' organizational bill fast Club gained unanimous ap- And then endure the agonies

increased efficiency, the shops will make the Marine Commandant SALTY HUMOR FROM proval. Chief Jack Stott, presiding That many people do, rThey'd
:' made provision for adequate a "part-time" member of the never need preach safety 41
; designers HERE AND THEREThe and his assistant, Chief Ed- ;
'. Any more to me or you.
solar illumination by an Joint Chiefs of Staff I ward Dowd want more new .

: abundant amount of windows The bill a compromise version second floor tenant called I.faces at the club, so come up this ;
running the full length ofthe of bills passed In both the party living below and week end', Saturday and Sunday IF everyone could stand beside
The bed of some close friend
building on _both sides. houses of Congress was unanimously shouted, "If you don't stop playing mornings at 0930.
is forever lit And hear the doctor say, "Nohope"
The smoking lamp approved after a joint that blasted saxophone I'll Jack Linton, latest Club at-
throughout Building 200 as a result conference. It provides that the "
go crazy. I traction was well liked by those
Before the end
of its fireproof construction. Marine Corps shall not have "I guess its too late," came the who heard him at the Hammond
The all wood deck is constructed less than three divisions and reply. "I stopped an hour ago." Organ. Next Sunday his Organ And see him there unconscious!
Never" what took
. fj of special chemically treated it also knowing place.The .
three air wings but stipulates music will relax you while you
laws and rules of traffic
< blocks to insure a minimum that these need not be swim. Saturday night there will
fire hazard. Larry: "What do they call a I am sure we'd soon embrace.
amount of at full combat
be dance with prizes
a sport-shirt ,
concrete could have man who is lucky in love? I
Although strength. given for the most attractive and
been used as a floor and would Brad: "A bachelor. IF everyone could meet the wife
Another provision places a loudest shirt worn.
have been just as resistant to And children left behind x
of 400,030(
time maximum
peace Bingo crowds are growing, so
the wooden nature of the Texas .talking And step into the darkened home
flame, the Two girls were
officers and men on Corps. join them and be on hand this
deck insures a maximum amount The actual strength, however, about an oil man that they were Tuesday night at 2015. Cards are Where once the sunlight shined.

of foot comfort, traction and po will be determined each year in about to meet. "He's worth in the $1.00 for 16 games including the And look upon the "vacant chair"Where -'"

rosity. The last is a must due to the course of normal appropriation neighborhood of one million dollars Jackpot. Daddy used to sit, .
continuous use of fuels cleaning ," remarked one. I am sure each reckless driver !;
procedures.No for better
suggestions enjoyment
,. fluids and compounds.Parts "Good" said the second en Would be forced to think a bit. :,
provision is made for a flooron of the club, may be left s
Readily "That's favorite
personnel. The present thusiastically. my with any member of the entertainment
Because of the close proximityof I neighborhood.. IF everyone who takes the wheel j
strength of the Corps is about committee or with the
the shops that make up the! Would say a little prayer, ,
235,000, with a planned strengthof duty manager. .. ;
Fasron, the majority of the parts: fiddling + + And keep in mind those In the
243,000 by June 30, 1953. "Whats that guy
that go into a jet engine are I The bill states that the Commandant round the chemistry lab for all "That's a fine boy you have carDepending .
readily available. there sergeant. A magnificenthead upon his care, ,"
The offices, located in the upper I of the Marine Corps rubber' and noble features. Say And make a vow and pledge himself -* ..-.
shall meet with the Joint Chiefsof "lie's trying to cross a .
west end of the building,
with tree." could you lend me a couple of <
Staff and have "co-equal status" plant an orange
with the latest
i have been equipped take chance
good?" dollars? To never a .1
"Is he doing any
with them whenever they
posture furniture which, according "Yeah. So far he's developed a '1 could not. lie's my wife'schild The Great Crusade for Safety
matters "directly con.cerning"
discuss '
to the manufacturers'claim advance. .
Would )
seedless golf ball." by her first husband. suddenly
relieves fatigue by about the Marine Corps.



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Flag Ad Unit. VF-I72. Fasron 51. VC-5, V-2. VF-101. Fasron J09 Report New Test Stand

I ( Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons Helps Expedite Fasron Work 109

Flat Ad Unit
),. i AMAN from AMAA. Alfred Gib- then teamed with VP-741's Leon for discharge. (Picture on Page, 5)
After 36 months of the
duty on eault advanced to ADAN and "L"D. Wilson, ADC, to cop the doubles Henceforth, Fasron 109 will be
". ftaff Elliott C. Newell Jr. ADC
Gaston, Willard Harrison, crown too. VJ-2 able to test their own hydraulic
has transferred to GAG 10, NAS
Keith Johnson and Robert Moore The diminutive ex-college player Still waiting for that "big one"to pumps, motors and fuel pumps
Cecil Field. Best o' luck chiefl!
., A went from AA to AN. who took enough time out blow up so they can qualify due to the incorporation of a new
of all
quartet newcomers, Headed for 20 is Earl Hopson Club"are Greer Testing Stand which has
\. from his studies toward an accounting for the exclusive "Century
from NATTC here at NAS have
BM1, who recently shipped over major to win the Mis- the uninitiated members of recently been set up.
; been added .
to our complement.Most for six more years. souri Valley singles championship VJ2. Second alert of the year Prior to this the service squadron -

recent to report aboard was Fasron 51 in 1950, is also entered with was received by the "Hurricane had to send their equipmentto
Lt. George A. Caldwell, new
Fasron 51's electronics depart Chief Wilson in the Atlantic Hunters" last week but the troubled other activities on the stationto "bA'"
Flag Lt and aide to the admiral. I
ment has a new Officer-in-Charge Coast Inter-Service tournament area again proved to be have them inspected. -llW
He relieved Lcdr. Frank W. Hoi-
with the reporting aboard of Lt. scheduled for August 18. I weak, although stronger and The high pressure panel for
lowell who has departed for
Vernon Redfield from the Electronics Latest man to join the ranksof more threatening than the first I testing various hydraulic components -
Stanford University, Palo Alto, I '
Test Division at the NAT. the "brown baggers" is Robert alert. ; actuators, valves and ,
Calif. for I
TC, Patuxent River, Maryland. A Schultze, AB3, who married Lt. Randolph E. Eskew with motors can put as much as 10,000 \I,.
the remainder of
veteran of 22 :years in Navy blue, Naomi Balch last week. Lcdr. Ted Kowall as aerologist, Ibs. of pressure per square inch ,'y
the foursome Carter H. ,
are Lt. Redfield received a temporary Despite a divergence of opinion flew alert number two, which developed on the inner workings of the .;.

Chambers, AKAN; Nathan Wolf- commission as Ensign in Juneof between three VC-5 members winds up to 45 knots and mechanisms through the use of ff
son: AKAN, and Leon George,
1943 and has since served in recently everything has provedto I two small partially formed wa a foot pump attachment. i :,
AKAA. All three recent
I ire" several different organizations as'' be okay and the Navy gained terspouts. Not only does this unit provide \k ka
graduates of the class "A" AK
[. electronics officer( including VC- ; those men for additional tours of Other members of the P4Y's means for testing the equip >';
school at NATTC.
r t. 1, the Fleet All Weather Training ; duty. The difference of opinionscame Complement, which completed ment, it also gives novice per .-:.,
Upholding recent statement
Unit in the Pacific and at Patux I up when Donald D. Beek- about 15 hours 'of flying time on sonnel': invaluable instruction in
I that hardly month has '
ent River. man, AN, and Howard O. Jyles, the hop, were Lt. (jg) Walt T. the use of the devices used en :,

passed during the current year Soon too doff their uniformsfor SKI, decided- ship over for six Gardner; Ensign George H. Swin- the Fasron's supported aircraft. ,.
without someone tying the knot the last time are Max King. more years and Merle E. Tcbsack, ney, Jr.; "L. R." Upton, AGC; ...
is Harold G. Clark, AK3, who
AT2; Elmer Gerstner, AL3; Con YN1, differed by signing over for John A. Pappas, ADI; John T headed by Comdr. Joseph T.

last week said the vows with the rad Gilman, AL3; and Dick Tripp, only four. Puthuff, AD2; Alvin L. Davis j Thornton, Chief of Staff, Fleet

,. former Beatrice Thompson of DTG3. The "fearless four" have Two men reported aboard for AL3; Albert L. Morgan, AL3, and :; Air Wing 11, the inspection went

Jacksonville. Wonder who'll be reported to the NAS separation duty last week: Darwin E. Pur- Merle E. Simpson, AN. off as scheduled, to the relief of i'"

next? center for discharge. vis, AME3, and David L. Edwards Among the first in this area to I squadron- personnel who had III
Aldridge V. Bradley, SD1, is
AEAN, while another, have their annual administrativeand I I spent a good bit of time prepar-
once again in order for congrat
I VC-5 Jimmie J. Gill, AT2, was trans material inspection this :year ing for it.
ulations. Bradley who is tem- I
Under the supervision of O. L. ferred to the separation center : was VJ-2. Held last week and I Six more men now carry a
porarily assigned to BOQ, was VJ-2 liberty card having check.
Pierce, senior North American
recently awarded his second :
idt ed in for duty. They are Gene til
representative for this area, three
Good Conduct Medal. A hearty '
W. Rettig AM3 William A.
I ; ;
t sets of schools have been set up
congratulations from all hands!
i I Richmond, A M 3 ; Albert S.
leisure for VC-5 personnel. .
After 20 days of
:. Wright, AM3; John T. Frawner,
Pittsburgh Pa., John Sewalk Introductory courses in basic : ,
a AD2; LeRoy D. Breese, AMAN,
) DM3, has returned to duty justas hydraulics, electricity and engine : and James H. Ham, AMAA.
work for the AJ planes have already
Paul Prohoniak, SN, departed *

for North Side Pittsburgh and begun. From there, the it I' VF-101

schools, also attended by some
the "Pawn shop on the corner"for W : i Since being commissioned two

the same number of days. VJ-62 personnel, will go into an $ months VF-101 has

To the hills of Ona, W. (BG) intensive phase and will include ago organized
daily ground for officers
training -
Va., has gone Everett M. Minton, trouble shooting supervision by
and enlisted men, enrolled all the
YN3, for 15 days while Tito Cam North American technicians on I > officers and chief petty officersin
the actual daily work.
DMSN different
pos, preferred t
sl courses,
scenery as he departed for 20 to Conducting the hydraulics I
ed .
a softball team and held an
the sandy and dusty reaches of course is John R. Muntean, North I -
"all hands"
El Paso Texas. American technician, with assist } party. .
Eleven of the 13 pilots avail-
Back to the "Land of Lakes" ance from Marvin L. Baggett, -
) able for flight have qualified in
AMI, while Robert Mercer another
his I
where he'll probably spend i N
i firing competitive exercises
17 days toasting Wisconsin cheese N A. technician, assisted by f
1d and 10 of those': 13 also
in Shawano has gone Fred Pahl, John Baykol, AE1, handles the I I
qualified in gunnery. This steady
electrical school. Technician William
YNSN, while Bill, Meyer has
in rockets
progress and gunneryhas
\ shoved off for N. Y. to spend 15 Baley heads the engine I
course with James F. Shadburn, i resulted from a high spirited
days with his family in Buffalo. '
i AMC, and Robert R. Lee, AMC. a'S ground crew which has kept theI
aiding. I I I planes available for flight and
r VF-172 I II .
I After the intensive phase of h }n ready for firing.
Fighter Squadron 172 has seen I Leader of the
the schools have been completed ; lf5 gunnery competition -
f large turnover in personnel
I with a best single score of
I the students will still go to class
since returning from Korean waters hits was Lcdr. H. Mahler
George ,
I for about one hour per day, then
in March of this year. Upon
officer. Lt. John B.
will be able to call on the North
return the enlisted complement Stetson garnered high man hon-
technicians well
.as I I
had dropped to approximately 90
their work chiefs for helpon f ors in the rocket work with foubull's
men, but since has built up to 128 eyes out of six helpinghim

men and 23 officers. About 70 en- daily problems.
.' Ben F. Sobieraj, AKAA, VC-5 ,s ""I I to cop the top average.
Jisted and 10 officers remainof I
men | Lt. Stetson, VF-101's
I gun-
"+ and NAS tennis ace added another ;
the original squadron complement
.. set of trophies to his fine nery ace had only recently reported -

: that reported in March. collection when he came out top | GETS EXPERT ADVICE-Explaining' the operational features in from Norfolk after being -

Recent orders for officers saw I of one of the new lathes in the soon to be commissioned Fasron 6 TAD with VF-174. Lt. Leroy

Lt. (jg) Harry Thurber depart i it man in the recent Duval County I jet shop is Chief Domingo J. Amuchastegul who will be in chargeof W. Skelly and Lt. (jg) Julian

for LSO School at Pensacola; Lt.I I tennis singles championship and I the machine shop. Ills attentive pupil is John G. Konz, AN. Arnold have both reported in via

Archie Treadwell depart for Post .. y .. VF173. Duty station billets for

Graduate School in Aviation Lcdr. Mahler and Lcdr. James O.

Electronic Engineering at Monterey Mayo, executive officer, prior to

Calif., and Lt. (jg) WilLiam being assigned to VF-101 as

Frith depart for separation Assistant Naval Attaches for /

center and college up Ohio way.A to Denmark and Yugoslavia,

hearty welcome aboard to

Ensign Edwin Broyles who reported Though the softball team ]

from the Training Command I I its softball opener, 7-6, the

and to Ensign Burke Ea.I v R,
displayed a team spirit

kle from ComFairJax. I make it
may help a potent

Dusting off the ole welcome contender for winner's

mat was also done recently for Standout performances of

Robert Jones, ADAA, who reported I first encounter were turned

for duty from NATTC, Mem- Richard M. Lovenduski,

phis.An fine four-hitter, and James 2)t;

even dozen congratulations Seritc, who slammed the

ire in order for personnel who first homer.

were recently advanced in rate. During the past: month !

Merle Strunk, ADC, and leading % have been three -

maintenance chief has been advanced and three promotions. The

to Warrant Machinist and getting the raise in rank '

,. will report to NAS Cecil Field Lt. (jg's) Lee E. Knott, Reed

for. assignment. Neumann, and George F. King

Six men, Ben Dees, Donald to full lieutenant.

Maddux, Daniel Dunlap, Milford REFRESHMENTS FOR ALL-Combatting Florida's torrid heat are these men lined up for Re-enlisting for four t
cooling drinks at the recently opened snack bar of the new jet hop of Fasron 6. Any kind of
Dry mon, Robert Fernandez, and soft drinks and confections are available at the counter which will be open from 0704 to 1500 add'' to the 12 he now has
Franklin Ezell have advanced to I
weekdays only. Continued on Page 8, Col.

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24 July 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five '

Can Can Girls-Hill Billy Acts I


"Cule Internol onole"
( offering for sale articles

of property such as washing K

machines, automobiles, furniture,

prohibited radios, clothing by Defense and the like Depart are Premiered By J ox USO

ment regulations. This column + Can can girls from Paris and hillbilly singers from the \,

will, however, list such servicesas { ,' { United States were only two of the entertainment featuresat

available-housing, rides wanted the grand opening of "Cafe Internationale" which held t i

and lost and found articles, 4 its premiere recently at the Jacksonville USO.

or other similar notices). ; S SIr Developed from the suggestion! Station.

FOR RENT of one of the hostesses, the Jax i
and dances from six dif
Furn. 4-rm. apt., 2043 Redwing USO went all out to make this Songs
St., Springfield. Mrs. Rich. innovation a success and judging ferent countries made up theevening's
t entertainment sched-
wine. Ph. 4-8717. from the packed house, it was i '
ule. To add to the
Furn. apt., $15 per week 5106 everything they anticipated. atmosphere,
tables were set up complete with
Appleton Ave., Lake Shore. *
checkered tablecloths and can-
Mrs. LeGrand. Ph. 2-7216. Many of the entertainers were
dIes in
wine bottles furnishedthe
x >
Furn. 3-rm. apt., Murray lull
4 sailors attached to the various
. .
' dusky characteristic E
lighting so -
Mrs. Ballentine. Ph. 81760.
commands aboard the Naval Air
of cabaret.So .
Furn. 4-rm. house, w/elec. kit., a
$65 per mo. 5111 Firestone Rd. great was the enthusiasmof

" \Vesconnett. Mrs. Arnold. Ph. -:- Births -:- patrons and performers, that
21248. this new feature of the USO is to .

Furn. 2 single rms., wk. or day. Listed below are the births as become a monthly event. All are r'

2601 Park St. Mrs. Houston.Ph. reported by the Naval Hospital invited to attend and anyone ,
8-2770. wishing to add their talent to the
between the period July 6 and
Furn. single rm. v/kit. priv. 2931 July 16.Aviation. floor show is urged to contact

Manitou Ave., Ortega. Mrs. Miss Josephine Herman at the a
First Class
West, Ph. 2-2705. USO.
Harold Salter and Mrs. Viola Sal- a *
.. Furn. single rm., 4248 Ortega
Place. Mrs. Hall Ph. 2-6243 aft- !: .. .. ............. ter, a son, weighing 8 lbs., 3/4 oz., This new specialty of the USO
on July 6.Lieutenant. is another addition to' its
er 1800. only
CIGARETTES, 1\IISTER1-0penlnl of the Jacksonville USO's"Cafe
- -"f Furn. single rm., 4620 Arapahoe Internationale" recently met with complete success. Among Commander Roy D. long list of regular features. One
IV Rd. Mrs. Dale Morgan. Ph. its many attractions was this cigarette girl di&tribuing free Camels Dalton and Mrs. Frances A. Dal- event scheduled for the near future -
88-8736. to the patrons. The evening's entertainment consisted of songs ton, a son, weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz., is a jazzing of Shakespeare.It .
and dances from six combined countries performed by volunteersfrom July 9.
Furn. single or double rms. 1718 among the hostesses and sailors from the Naval Air Station.So on promises to be unusual at least.

Margaret St., 5 Points. Mrs. R. enthusiastic was the reception of this innovation that the USO Chief Clifford Powell and Mrs. During these summer months, .
L. Bramlett, Ph. 2-9342. officials have decided to make it a monthly feature of the club. Velma E. Powell, a son, weigh many outdoor activities are plan "

Will share home. 5709 RichmondRd. drive and will share expenses. ing 8 lbs., 8'4 ozs., on July 10. ned such as beach parties, pool

Mrs. Stitt, Ph. 2-8213. Leave August 4th. David Dev- Electronics Technician Third parties, roller skating, miniature '1 1
Will share 6rm.. home. 2887 Len roy. Ph. ext. 216. Class Harry N. Lyons and Mrs. golf and many others.
Jane G. Lyons, a son, weighing j
Ave. Riverside. Mrs. Moore
nox ,
Ride wanted from San Marco
7 Ibs., 15'is
ozs., on July 10.
Ph. 74255. NAS. Hrs. 0715- J
Southside.to Lieutenant (jg) M. H. Henry
Will share 6rm. home. 2965 Dell-
1600. S. S. PHG3 NAT- '
Lipsky, and Mrs. Jeanette M.
Henry, a
wood Ave. Mrs. F. W. Hunt.
TC Photo Lab, Ph. ext. 8493. daughter 6 lbs.
Ph. 2-7848. r weighing 9'2ozs.
Woman rider wanted to New Jer ., on July 11. j
Unfurn. 4rm. apt., kit. equip.
sey. Leave August 15th. Mrs. Steward Third Class Peter \
I Welcome aboard Ensign Billie
Mrs. Becker. Ph. 9-7838 or 4- MAINSIDE \1
Scott. Ph. 8-4734. Holland, CEC, USN, who reported Greer. Jr., and Mrs. Mary A. }

Unfurn.4416. 6rm. house. $75 per mo. Ride wanted from Murray' Hill I in Monday morning glad Greer, a son, weighing 5 Ibs., 23/4/ Lost Thurs.in Alaska, July 24 ((5, 7, 9)) I j .. -

Lake Shore. Mrs. Roberts. Ph. to NAS. Hrs. 07301610. Mrs. that Mimi Bailey, clerk-typist, ozs., on July 11. __ Abbott & Costello
Burnett. Ph. ext. 488. I and Kathy Johnson, clerk-typist, Aviation Machinist's Mate Sec 000000..000
2-3450. Fri., July 25 (5, 7, 9))
ond Class Anthony F. Delisi and
Unfurn. 2 bedrm. house, kit. Ride wanted from Southside. Hrs. have returned from vacation.In .
0800-1630. Elizabeth Conner.Ph. the running is Ethel Huff Mrs. Gladys E. Delisi, a son, The Washington Story .f
4348 Woodmere Ave.
rquipt. I .... .. .. ._Van JohnsonSat. .
Mrs. Mueller. Ph. 2-9779. ext. 8120. man, job-order clerk, who ex- weighing 6 Ibs., 9 ozs., on July : i -
11. ., July 26 (2, 5, 8)) ,
FOR SALE Baby Sitter. Miss Joyner, Ph. 2- hibits her picture of the fish she Westward the Women C I

Two bedrm. house w/gar. $8,500. 9502. recently caught, along with a Walter Construction S. Driver and First Class __..__..............._Robert Taylor i
Moyer Mrs. Car
of "Ike" holding his. She
3015 Plum St. M. G. McKinney. Baby Sitter. Miss Ruth Carnes, swears picture hers is the biggest! men L. Moyer, a son, weighing 7 Sun., July 27 (2, 5, 8)) i. \
5-rm. house, w/gar., near Cecil Ph. 8-3353. Lure of Wilderness
Lt. Fred Williams Maintenance lbs., 15 ozs., on July 12.
Field. Mrs. Wanser. Shop, 6323, Baby Sitter. 35c per hour. 1212- Aviation Ordnanceman Third _.._.._.........___...............Jean Peters
superintendent is with his family
O & R Rt. 5, Box 568. A Hancock St., NAS. Jeanice Class James F. Jackson and Mrs. ;Mon., July 28 (5, 7, 9))
this week in the cool North
3bedrm. house. $58 per mo. 1819 Vaughn, Contact before 1900. Last Train From Bombay ...
Ruth M. Jackson
Carolina mountains Laurie a daughter,
Cassatt Ave., Lake Shore Ter Baby Sitter. 1140 Allegheny, 7 _................................_...Jon Hall
lbs. 4'i
Rosenburg, Personnel clerk, is on weighing ozs., on July
race. Lcdr. Alson. Ph. 887365or NAS. Pat Luckey. 12. Tues. &Wed., July 29-30 (5, 7, 9) j '
two weeks leave that
ext. 324 Cecil Field. Son of Pale Face
Lewis of NAB-6 Public I Airman Fred Boswell and Mrs.
3i! bedrm. house. 1283 Wolfe St. Bus Driver: Hurry Kitty _.. ........ Bob HopNATTCenter
up, sarge Works, is on sick leave. Betty S. Boswell, a daughter, -- -- ------------------ j
Mrs. W. A. Wiggins. Ph. 8-5980. we can't wait all day. 8 lbs. 8'a'
Telephone operator Mimi Jones weighing ozs., on July .
Spartan Imperial Mansion, 36 ft. WAC Sgt.: I won't be a min- I recently returned from a Port 13. Thurs., July 24 ((6 & 8)) I

Trailer. Will sacrifice equity. ute. Wait till I get my clothes on. I St. Joe vacation, and Catherine Aviation Metalsmith Airman The African Queen

Must sell immediately. Chief There was a craning of necksas McPhaul, telephone operator, Gerald E. Tronjo and Mrs. Gloria ..m. ..._...... Katharine HepburnFri. I

Bollenberg. Ph. ext. 8230. the WAC Sgt. boarded the bus I goes on vacation next week to J. Tronjo, a daughter, weighing ., July 25 (6 & 8)

MISCELLANEOUSWanted with a barracks bag full of laundry Chattahoochee, Fla. Joe Wilson 5 Ibs., 15 ozs., on July 13. Westward the Women

ride to Detroit. Can i clerk in the Telephone office, Aviation Machinist's Mate _....---..............._....Denise Darcel
and his wife are on a fishing va Third Class Homer L. Fox and Sat., July 26 (2 & 8)

cation. Mrs. Monter Y. Fox, a daughter, The Washington Story t..1

weighing 7 lbs., 4% ozs., on July _. .................Patricia Neal ; 7(

VA Discontinues Mailing 14. Sun., July 27 (2, 6, 8))
Airman Electrician James C. Untamed Frontier

Receipts For Premiums Baze, Jr., and Mrs. Willow RI ?__n'___.. ................Joseph Gotten :

A Washington (AFPS) Policy- Baze, a daughter, weighing 7 lbs., Mon., & Tues., July 28-29 ((6 & 8) 'i

. holders of U. S. Government Life 53/4 ozs., on July 14. Lure of Wilderness .

V) Insurance and of National Servo Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate ................ ..........Jeffrey Hunter ;
ice Life Insurance will not re- Hugh A. Kenyon and Mrs. Rose- Wed., July 30 (6 & 8)) t

.I ceive receipts for insurance pre marie Kenyon, a daughter, weigh Last Train from Bombay

miums becoming due on or after ing 7 lbs., 3 ozs., on July 15. _._. ............,......__.Lisa Farraday

I't August 1, 1952, the Veterans Administration Metalsmith First Class CharlesB. NAVAL HOSPITAL
rc < announces. Hankins and Mrs. Evelyn! Han- Thurs., July 24 ((6 & 8))

x Those who wish to maintain a kins, a son, weighing 6 Ibs., 14i Jumping Jacks Martin & Lewis
record of their premium payments ozs., on July 16. Fri., July 25 (6 & 8)

e are advised to make pay Lieutenant (jg) Thomas E. Alexander It's A Big Country

V aa ments by check or postal money and Mrs. Ruth C. Alex _.....-.........._._All Star Cast

order and to keep the cancelled ander, a son, weighing 6 lbs., 3U' Sat. & Sun., July 26-27 (7)

checks or postal money order ozs., on July 15. The African Queen .

stubs as evidence of such pay- Aviation Ordnanceman Chief _._......._. Humphrey Bogart 1
< ro ments. John T. Morrow and Mrs. DorisN. :Mon., July 28 (6 & 8) .

However, the VA will continueto Morrow, a son weighing 5 Ibs., Untamed Frontier

maintain the official record of 94' ozs., on July 15. _____......?._Shelley Winters ji
premium payments for the pro Lieutenant (jg) Roy W. High- Tues., July 29 (6 & 8))

tection of policyholders.The berg and Mrs. Velura L. High- The Washington Story

economy measure, which berg, a son weighing 6 lbs., 8U Van Johnson
i will not affect service to policy ozs., on July 16. Wed., July 30 (7) f'

t TRIAL RUN-Making a "trial run" on the new Greer Hydraulic holders, is expected to save $1,' Lieutenant (jg) Don M. Sullivan Lure of WildernessJean Peters i
r.Q test bench Is Chief Aviation Machinist Mate Robert Long, CPO 000,000 annually. Notices con and Mrs. Virginia H. Sullivan (Numbers following dates Indicate .'

lr In charge of the Fasron 109 Hydraulics shop. The new unit will cerning the discontinuance will a son, weighing 7 lbs., !% oz., times at which movies will ,
facilitate of (the hydraulics sear that is used on the .. l
the testing
be mailed to all policyholders. on July 16. be shown). t'
supported Fasron aircraft. ; ,

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 24 July 1952

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Fasron Sixer ,t.::"fr'
. ., .
,. < ;. .t '

Cops Ping Pong

f Title At Mainsidc

I. !
Sweeping three consecutive : '_
games in final competition, Bill

Blackmon, Fasron Six, defeated __ 5' __

V Bernard Gerstner, FaeTuLant .,
21.9, 21-18, 21.15, for the NAS .' '

!sing pong singles title.

With John Charvat Blackmon spa n ked Harry

Christensen, Fasron Six, 22-20,
Baseball dominates the national 'sports scene at this time, but 21.14 in semi-final play while .

In the not too distant future managers and trainers will be taking Gerstner earned his finals berth .

the wraps off last year's jerseys, kicking the sod from between c with a 17.21, 21.16, 21.17 victoryover
1 Phil McKay, Special Serv r
worn pair of cleats and patching a set of shoulder pads. Yes, football
I ices.A. _,_.__.__._._...._.. .._._._.--------.---- _
is in the air. field of 29 was on hand to

Grid tutors all over the country are wondering about that I open the tournament a month HEAVY STICKER-Wielding the lumber for Special Services.
First Lieutenants In a reecnt came with ANP( ) Students In
elusive high school senior they saw many times last year. Will he : ago, representing units from all NATTC Intramural softball play Is Roy Hartwich. Behind the

elect to attend old Alma Mater U. or play for the rival eleven of I over the base. Although entries plate for the Students is Tom Savage. The ANPers( won the first
were listed with their activity, no round title in a playoff, defeating SS-lst Lt. in 2 straight outings.
Boola Boola State? points were awarded the winner

And what about the aggressive and rugged looking lineman that toward the Iron Man Trophy.Bob .

starred for Central High where will he go for his higher learning. Grabaz, Special Services, Two New Leaders EmergeIn
Gerstner a rough time in
fortunately service coaches gave
Tough' questions for a college mentor, but
the quarter finals before falling,,
have to contend with the problems of discharges, transfersand
15-21 22-20 218. Blackmon
Softball Circuit
TAD orders. Some consolation! countered very little difficulty ,

I Many Problems Face Fliers' Coach through his three matches lead.
ing to the finals. Two hustling teams, AO
Here at NAS the choice of a coach is still pending, but it appears margin.
Quarter finals results: Black. Ships Company and AE t
to be only a matter of time before Lt. Dave Barksdale receives mon, Fasron Six, defeated Pruitt, School, grabbed up the reinsin Opening action last week found \

actual confirmation of the job. Lt. Barksdale is the type of Fasron Six, 21.12, 21.19; Chris- the NATTC intramural ANP) Ships Company toppling ".

fellow who impresses you as a man who will get the job done tensen, Fasron Six, defeated softball race replacing AN(P) AK School, 17-3, as AE School "
with whatever is given him. And maintaining adequate depth will leaders. The ,.
Coughlin, Special Services, 21.18, School as league trounced Personnel, 7-0, and
be no easy task.Elsewhere 13-21, 21.19; McKay, Special ANP) nine played one less Ships
the situation does not carry that ebony look. At Services, defeated Ruppert, Fas game than the leaders for the Company Ordnancemen
knock whipped the Marines, 228. Spe-
Parris Island they're wondering what professional star ron Six, forfeit; Gerstner, Fae. cial
the other out of a starting berth. Don't disparage the Islanders this TuLant, defeated Grabaz, Special Services First Lieutenantfell

1 season, they'll have men sitting on the bench the entire season that Services, 15-21, 22-20, 218. :SPORT SHORTS and at"the the Medics hands of Supply, 4.3. '
could start for almost any club in the country. pasted Aircraft
= ii. :fJ'( Maintenance
r : 100.
Let's take a brief look at the PI personnel. A pair of bright 'A .>. .

stars recently appeared on the Island horizon in the 235 pound frameof Fliers Remain I I "'_t; j .,.., Tuesday Student ANPerswent ( )

Bob Schnelker and 225 pound Roscoe Hansen. ... on a rampage, swamping
'. ..
'V A/C Maintenance 25-0
Unbeaten In ,. while
Lots Of Pro Talent Available At PI Student Storekeepers punchedout
When he's hot, Solly Hemus of .
Schnelker, an end, is owned by the Cleveland Browns, graduatedfrom a 5-2 win over the Medics and
Bowling Green University and played the 1950 season with the Town League the St. Louis Cardinals really Ordnance Students swept Per-

Browns and thier Erie, Pa., farm team in the American Football blazes at bat, as much as the sonnel, 70. ANP( ) Ships Com

League. I Boasting four victories in as big black cigar he smokes.In pany walloped the Marines, 23-8,
forward wall Hansen many second round Men's City stretch last in another free swinging
Plugging a big gap at tackle on the I one four-game contestas
graduated from North Carolina where he played with Billy Hayes Softball League games, the Jax season against Brooklyn and Boston Ships Company Ordnancemenedged

and Charlie Justice. After leaving the college ranks he was signed Navy Fliers took over undisputed he belted out 11 hits in 14 S.S. & 1st Lt., 64.
by the Philadelphia Eagles and played until November of last year possession of first place on the AE School punched out a 10-8
before he was drafted. Hansen saw duty with the Islanders in the strength of Gene Horton's four. times up, and against Pittsburghhe win over S. S. & 1st Lt. as Ships:

closing game of last year's campaign. I master against Cecil Field last collected seven for eight in a Company Ordnancemen won

Slated to hold down another end slot is Nick DeRose, e 61't", week.Norton's. two-game series. 4-3, from Supply Wednesday.

200 pound grad of the University of Pittsburgh. Nick played the entire smash came in the ,' This season Hemus started Student ANPers( suffered their
bottom of the ninth with
exhibition series with the Steelers last season before being one slowly, had only three hits in 33 first loss of the campaign when
down to break a 3-3 tie anda
drafted and was being counted on for lots of action. pitcher's battle]up between Cecil'sAl times at bat, ended a hitless School they were while stifled A/C, 6-2 Maintenance, by AK:

Islanders' Foe Should Bring ArtilleryIn Bullard and the Fliers' Al spring of 21 trips with a homer stopped Personnel, 70. Ordnance

the backfield such stars as Hayes, North Carolina; Billy Mix- Gonyea. The locals had come off Chicago's Joe Hatton and then students took an unrecorded

oh, Georgia; Ed Brandeburg, Ole Miss; John Idzik, Maryland; Ed from behind with a single run in ripped off 23 hits in his next 43 game from the Marines.In .

Holoka, Nevada, and George Kinek, Tulane, will be lugging the. the seventh to send the .game into tries. Thursday's wind-up action
for the Islanders. extra innings after Cecil had .
pigskin the Medics clipped the
Running down the line assignments we find Red Boggan, Ole taken the advantage in their Hammering Hank Sauer of the 7-2, S.S. & 1st Lt. halted the AO

Miss, at tackle; guards Benny Skinner, South Carolina; Percy Lash- half.Earlier Chicago Cubs received the souvenir Students, 8-7, and Supply humbled -
ley and Billy King, and centers George Redsovich, Pitt; Johnny in the week the Fliers of a lifetime, July 9, the baseball Ships Company ANPers( )

Wagner, Tulane, end Roy Delaney, Boston College, a stellar line moved past Lake Shore Baptists he rocketed for a 430-foot 8-2. The leaders locked in battle
9-1 with a trio of markers in each
man. homer that won with AE School fighting to a 15-4
'of the last three stanzas. Cliff
Parris Island foes are sure to find the going rough all season game in Philadelphia. And he has win over AO Ships Company and
for with such stars as already mentioned plus an experienced crew Pickett paced the eight hit Navy John Hillerich of the Hillerich & AK School tripping A/C Main..
attack with three for four while
of reserves that will make the PI bench look like old home week Bradsby Co., makers of Louisville tenance, 70.AiiLant.
for the Harvard class of '50, the only way to insure a victory would Rollyn Trotter doubled and sin Slugger bats, to thank for STANDINGS
gled in four trips.
it. W J. J'rt.
be with knives and guns. I
Woodrow Perry allowed the AO Ships Company 5 1 .8.1.1
Center footballers have Hillerich left the All-Star game AI' School 5 1 .833
SHORT SHOTS: San Diego's Training
losers but two hits, both in the ANtP( ) Ships Company 4 1 .WIO
,' 7 just two weeks to prepare for their meeting with the Los Angeles second inning that materialized after the' fifth inning and was ANIP( ) School 4 1 .811(
Rams in a Navy Relief tilt, August 8 When a Raiford infielder into the only Lake Shore run. Walking' down the street, just AuI: S hoof t. 3 :m
bobbled a ball during the Fliers last visit there 8 "fan" was quickto across from the left field stands AO Students 3:1.500:
No less than 10 Baptist hitters 8.S. &: lit Lt. 3 3 .501)
remark, "It's all right, he's got 30 years to correct it.!' over which Sauer blasted his his Medical 2 4 .3.1.1
saw third strike pitches by as'erry's
go A/C Maintenance 2 5.285
Raiford athletic directors are anxious to arrange a match beween control letter toric homer. He happened to notice Marines 1 8 .14:1: C
was per-
their boxers and a delegation from the Air Station. ect. an elderly gentleman flipping

Fasron 109 defeated VP-3 recently, 8-6, as two chunkers teamed In an exhibition double-header i I a baseball up end down in EliminationsSet .

to throw a no-hitter (flawless defense) It has been 50 innings with the Canton, North Carolina his-hand. % Here For July 29
since a run was scored against the Fort Jackson nine. The Champions, the Fliers lost the "Where did you get the ball?

Golden Arrows won eight games in a row, four of which were shut night cap, 7.1, after copping the asked the curious Hillerich."Oh Fleet units in the Jacksonvillearea

outs. Lt. Cecil R. Dickerson, backfield coach of Fort Jackson's foot opener, 2-0, on Gonyea's two-hit- that's the ball Hank Sauer desiring to participate in the

ball squad last year, has been reassigned to Fort Benning. Lt. Dick. ter. Both Navy runs in the first just hit out of the park," smiledthe AlrLant softball tournamenthere

a erson was track coach this spring and took the Third Army track game came in the second as Horton gray-haired man. July 29, should send a rep.

l 'team to the All-Army meet at Berkeley, Calif. walked and John Adams sin Hillerich promptly bought the resentative to a meeting Monday
July 28, 1300, in the Adminis -
Currently vying for laurels in the National Skeet Tournamentat gled, Pickett's double sending ball from the fan and then got in
tration Building, Room 201, at
Dallas, Texas, is Jax Navy's number one team of Bill Arthur, them across. I touch with Jim Gallagher to tell "
which time plans will be discussed.
Earl Severns, Ken Pendergras and Joe Black It's rumored the Matt Fedak's single, a walk to i him it was going on a second .
varsity nine will attempt to schedule Raiford Prison and West Palm Brad Tredinnick and a one-baser ride, but through Uncle Sam's
1 Beach 10 times apiece next season. The locals have yet to lose in by Dale Reitenour produced the mail, headed back to Sauer. Winner of the local tournament
will be sent to Norfolk
three outings with each this year. lone tally in the second fray. ,

Jax Navy's first baseman, Dick Brock, may have his troubleson Sixth Naval District Softball : Vic Raschi's 3-1 victory over August 14.15, for the AlrLant

the diamond, but win or lose the likeable Tennessee lad has competition opens Monday at the Athletics, July 5, was the Championships.
nothing but praise for his teammates and offers enough encouragement Green Cove Springs, but a list I Yankee righthander's fourth of The tournament in this area

for 10 men through the course of the game. Tom Ulyon, newly of entries was not available. ; the year and tenth straight over will be single elimination, director .

acquired cenerflelder! for the Fliers, is a fellow who can get the Coach Fedak said that he would I Philadelphia in three seasons, Lt. Thomas Cooper, ComFair- o .
ball from any direction. Tom doesn't rattle many fences, but his defensive be at full strength for the eliminations -I giving him e mark of 24-2 Jax: announced, and it is emphasized \

worth is particularly noticeable and he's saved many would- and was very optimisticof against the Macks since he entered that fleet units only are

;i be basehits in deep territory. the Flier chances. the majors in 1947. eligible.If' .


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21 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven '?:

Waves Humble Army-Hovy Series AI

Springfield ParkIn

City MeetingAfter Mason Field TomorrowBulletin.

a long absence, the NAS Dick Brock's eighth Inning. single broke up an 8.8

Waves returned to the victory tie with St. Augustine Tuesday night as the Fliers went on to defeat -

column in Girls' City Softball the Saints, 11-8, in the Ancient City for their 38th win of the V',

League competition, with an impressive campaign. Phil Righter was the winner, relieving Gene Clifford in i

16-5 drubbing of Springfield the sixth. '

Park last week at Murray Jax Navy's ambitious Fliers will attempt to go bear

hunting with a switch tomorrow when they tangle with the

Hill.Friday night the local gals highly touted Fort Jackson nine on Mason' Field in the first =\

tangle with league leading Me- of a two game series. J
kA .
Michael's Sundries while last The locals have found base hits
twin bill with Sid
split a Mack
[ night, they played Massey Motors I a scarce commodity against tough copping the regular fray, 11-5,
:. .. being available at service foes but
no score collecting seven with
Jim Richey ((2-2)) on the
..... press time. a blows and erring 11 times in the mound, and losing the replayed
Kay Shorb received credit for recent Parris Island series. But
protested game, 9-7, Gene Clif-
the win, scattering four hits effectively Coach Frank McCaffrey said he ford (6-6)) the loser.
and fanning eight over would inject life into the Navy
WINNING COMBINATION-Kay Shorb, right, teamed with Lassila Cops Ninth '
the five inning span. Shorb's Eva Buenger to lead the NAS Waves to a 16-5 victory over wood against the Golden Arrows, 4.,
grandslam home run coupled Springfield Park last week in Girls' City Softball League play. even if he had to use trainer Art Continuing to dominate Mac.
with Joyce Bittner's four-master Shorb hit a bases filled home run in the second and tripled in the Gazda. clenny, leaders of the North Flor- tY
fifth inning to pace the hitters, while Buenger was a stalwart be-
dia circuit the Fliers
led a nine-run second inning out- hind the plate. Action last week saW the Fliers edged by .
5-4. Gordon Lassila!! receiving "
burst. -
Mickey McQuaig and Cleo Miller credit-f r--his ninth win of the
Macon Series '
singled to open the home half Opens ( season. Previously the locals defeated

of the first before; Mary Bixiones With Tars TonightMacon the Blue Sox, 6-2, at Ma-

skied deep to left. Eva Buenger son Filed.A .

loaded the bases when she was opens a five day home long bus ride to West Palm

passed and Kay Traurig forced stand for the Jacksonville Tars I SportsHAW1 Beach did not go unrewarded for

in the first marker with another at Myrtle Avenue Park tonight, the Fliers as they swept a two-

walk. Ruth Richardson's onebaser remaining for single games game series from the Air Force

sent another pair across be. through Sunday, while July 28 charges, 75and 16-4. John Mc

fore the inning was over. Savannah will oppose the localsin Caffrey ((8-6)) was the slab win "

-, Bixiones' double in the fourth a one-nighter. ner in the latter tilt while John

\. scored a pair while in the fifth Playing fin improved brand of Scarola made an auspicious debut ,

Shorb three-based to plate the ball, the Tars long ball hitters Upset Victor Over in the opener with a seven- \

final two counters. Springfield have come to the fore to bring hit decision.Bill .

picked up two runs in both the much needed assistance to the Fasron 109 At Mainside Ziegler celebrated his return -

first and fifth with a single tally overworked pitching staff. Spe- to the mound Monday witha

counting in the fourth. cial "Baseball Park" buses leave 13. strikeout performance

I downtown Jacksonville before HA W.1 upset Fasron 109, 5-4, and Hospital copped a thriller against McDuff Hardware as the -.. i

I each game and return immedi- to feature last week's NAS in- from O & G, 4-2. locals scored once in the third 1
Center To
I Pugilists ately after. tramural softball action in the Fasron 109 forfeit and twice in the fourth for a 3-1 ,
gained a
Vie In 2nd Smoker \ distributed free victory
Tickets are American circuit while Hospital from VP-5 Wednesday and VP-3

Pugilists at NATTC will have through the Jax Air News officeto ran true to form in the National slipped by VJ-2, 3-2, in extra in- Grudge !Match Tonight

a chance to compete in the sec- group activities pn the station, League with a pair of victories.The nings. Completing the week's Tonight at Cecil Field the Fliers t

ond outdoor smoker of the sea- but cannot be given to individ- Corpsmen have yet to be slate FAW-11 surprised Supply, meet the Auxiliarymen in a 1

son next Thursday at the Allegheny uals. Requests for tickets may be defeated in three rounds of in- 17.12, Infirmary bowed 10-2 to grudge match that finds them

Road arena. ANP) School phoned to either Ext. 216 or 8184. trmural play and currently lead Hospital and O & G took another seeking revenge for a 5-2 defeat "1
will sponsor the matches which I the senior division with four forfeit from Commissary Store. in the opener of second round

will pit Marines against Sailors.A DeCampHansenShare wins, running their total to 24 Last night on Enterprise dia City League play. Sunday, league

team trophy and individual straight. VP-861 holds the swayin mond Fasron 109 met VP-861 ina leading Hardage & Sons invades

awards will be given to the team Laurels the American League, owninga match that could easily have Mason Field at 1430. -

that takes three smokers in the. 3-0 slate. decided the American League.No After rushing to a 5-0 lead in

campaign. Marines won the first In "B" DrivingEighteen VP-3 came from behind to de- score was available at press the top half of the third the Fliers -

contest with five out of eight golfers gained top feat Fasron Six, 11-8, to open time, but in previous meetingsthe were helpless as West Palm .I

bouts going their. .way. honors in 13 events in the last Monday's play while VP-861 de- two clubs had split, the Pa- Beach counted five times on three

.i I Officers' Wives Golf Group feated VP-5, 6-3, and HAW-1 trolmen winning 5-0 in the first hits and three walks to knot the 1

NATTCenterTankers monthly two-ball foursome held edged Fasron 109. Tuesday O & R i round and losing 11-9 in the sec. count.

Sunday on the NAS links. downed FAW-11, 6-3, Infirmary I ond. Scarola gave only three scratch

: Jud and Emily Pearson walked blanked Commissary Store, 7-0, I Completing the second roundin hits from that point, however, as
: Clash
in the American League, in which his mates jumped on two Air
off with the top recognition
i three teams emerged with 9-2
Force hurlers for single runs in
Sailors of ANP) School splashed i the A group low gross competition I .
records, Fasron 109 will meet
the seventh and eight to gain the
while low net in the A Navy's Lucas
their way to an overwhelming i group VP-861, on Enterprise diamondthis nod. '
victory over the Marines of that : was turned in by Les and Mary afternoon, the winner lock
Neely Hafeman Homer
school in their first inter-com Platt. Low B group gross was Florida State ,
I ing horns with HA W-t Fridayfor Tom Neely and Don Hafeman -
snared by Fred and Jackie Co-
pany swimming meet, 46-10, last the championship. authored home to featurea
week. fer with low B group net laurels runs
Pistol League standings: 16 hit 16
ChampThe run attack in the
The Marines sole first place being netted by Louie and Doro- AMERICAN; LKAGI'KTram :
IV L second game, Angelo Tripi the
came in the 50-yard free style as thy DeCamp. "
VP-8bl 3 0Kasion
only Flier failing to collect at I
Bud Edwards toured the distancein Winner of "closest to the pin"on North Florida Pistol cham- 109 3 1..
2 2 I
VP-3 least one safety. \
27 seconds. hole number three for the men pionship title fell to John Lucasof Fasten Six } J
IIAW-X 1 1 Sid Mack turned in the surprise
Jax last week in
Tom Vickery of the Navy took was Rear Admiral Osborne B. Navy com I VJ-2 1 1
two first places, annexing the Hardison. Closest to the pin on petition at the Tallahassee Rifle I VP-5 VJ-62 0 0 2 3 of the season when they
: came from behind a 7-2 deficit
diving crown and winning the number three for the women was and Pistol Club. NATIONAL LEACtRTV
.m W I with two runs i in the eighth and
100-yard freestyle in .59. Jim Mc- turned in by Mrs. B. J4 Wood- Firing a .22 pistol, Lucas swept Hospital 4 0
O&G 2 1 five in the ninth to defeat the 4!
Dermont took the med- the International 50 meter match,
150-yard ward. FAW-U 2
1 1Infirmary Fliers 9.7 in a replay of a protest
in 1:36.0. >the 25-yard-timed fire, and the O&R 1
Icy relay : Longest drive for men in ClassA 1 1 ed City League fray.
Navy swept the 100-yard back was a drive by William Chase 25-yard rapid fire events. He also Supply 1 1 2 2 Split With Sid'MackThe

stroke in 1:31.7: by virtue of TomIvory's and Betty Parks copped similar placed second in the 50-yard slow Commissary Store 0 3 Fliers returned in the .
Teammate Bill fire and the National Course
honors in the women's A
group. night cap to win 11.5, but the defeat
Hennessi topped the 50-yard Louie DeCamp and Iva Hansen matches. Sutton Fourth At in the opener dropped them

breast stroke contenders'with a shared the spotlight for men and Lucas compiled an aggregate 6ND Golf into a tie for second place in circuit
0 time of ::31.7. All three positionswent women's longest drives in the score of 1666x1800 to gain the TourneyJax standings. Taking advan-
in this event. Navy linksman Ken
B set. crown.
tage of two errors, three passed
Jerry Ellison posted a time of Captain ahd Mrs. Weinhert won Shooting in the Florida Peace 'Sutton, who trekked as one ofa balls, a walk and a single, Navy

1:52.8: in the 200-yard freestyleto the blind bogey laurels while Officers matches in Pensacola quartet from NAS Jax to scored four runs in the first.
Parris Island to compete in
conclude competition.. Alice Driskell was responsiblefor July 16, Lucas placed 5th among Macclenny. could score only
I the 6th Naval District Golf
the longest putt turned in by top competition from the state. once in the first, although collecting
official in
Olympic basketball sco- tournament, placed fourth
the fairer set. John Hughes was For his week's effort Lucas col- five base hits. The Fliers
rers have decided to go com- the meet.
the originator of the longest puttin lected 5 gold, 3 silver and 3 pushed across one in their half ,.";,
pletely modern. All identifying Posting a total of 312 in the
the men's competition. bronze medals in addition to the to make it 11. A pair of runs
center and scored 75
positions-forwards, 72-hole tourney he >,
gold trophy. lie was the only in the second gave Navy a 3-1
a.a ,
guards-have been eliminated 77, 83, 77 to gain his berth on
Navy man to place in either advantage which was quicklycut
from the lineups of the games. Removed for a pinchhitterwhile the squad of winners.
3-1 in the second event. by a run in the Blue Sox .'J
The way basketball is now trailing Plans are indefinite as to
played, with the center Jump inning, Sal Maglie saw his hex I whether winners of the tour- half.Dick .

eliminated after each basket, and over the Dodgers snapped, July Bobby Shantz provided the ney will compete in the All. Brock provided the

the entire team going down courton 4. The Giants' ace had posted pitching highlight of the 1952 All- Navy eliminations to be held ning margin when he win:1'

the attack, the old distinctions eight straight victories and a Star game when, taking the in San Diego. The AIR NEWS home run to deep right with

have disappeared. Americans, I string of 28 scoreless innings mound in the fifth inning, he reported previously that the aboard in the fourth. Lassilla

however, still use the Identifications against the Flatbush club priorto struck out tfie National League top four would definitely make. the homestanders in check until I

[r) but Europeans have decided the 5-1 defeat which was jide-Whitey Lockman, Jackie the journey. .1 the eighth when they scored ''I'-d

_A they are meaningless. I charged against him. Robinson and Stan Musial. twice and the scoring ended, 5-4.4,


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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 24 July 1952 '

Merry Lynn Recovering

t r ': 1=1 OS RI-HEADLINES.?r tJ., Spunk And Courage Wins

For 4-Yr.-Old Polio Victim

Civilian Chit-Chat
Spunk can help defeat polio. At least that is proving the
Chief George S. Pitcher, Jr., ant
case in instances aboard the station where children hit by
instructor NATTC
at Memphis,
that dread disease in swimming classes
summer engage
z& .Term., his wife Anne and their
regulaily the indoor pool in spite of the accompanyingpain.
son have returned to Memphis
after spending an enjoyable; va-

cation with Anne's mother, Min- Four-year-old; Merry Lynn Kennedy and the swimming teachers helped

nie Clark of Food Service Divi- polio victim for the last enormously in making Marry

( lion three years, is an example of Lynn a sound child. "Not only her
Yvonne Davis of Staff Person-
what pluck can accomplish. Her but her whole development
arm, physical
is home
nel has resigned and o.
right arm and shoulder were has been "
keeping up with her young son,, improved,

Chuck Ann Langiotti of Rec- paralyzed in the attack. she stated.

ords is having a wonderful vacation Therapy Pays Off You cannot, by casual inspection

visiting her Aunt and Untie Doctors feared that Merry notice any impairment in

o in Miami. Lynn would never regain the use her arm. i

Cpl. Charles W. Smith arrived of her arm, but efforts of the Na- Quartet Getting; Attention I

home from Korea last month fora val Hospital and Special Services Four children are currently i

well earned rest and visit with lifeguards proved the contrary getting individual attention from
his mother Vashti Harris of Rec-
true. guards at the indoor pool, learning
ords. Mrs. Harris is justly proudof Swimming classes started for to swim and working their
her son who was a point man
little Merry Lynn last year. Al- useless or near useless muscles
of a platoon for ten months on though she could not use her arm back into health. It is a long tedious
the line in Korea. He will]]
i she attacked the water with all process, painful to the children
to Fort Jack-
for reassignment the enthusiasm and courage of but the benefits cannot be .t

son.Ann youth. Lifeguards worked constantly denied.

Van Buren, also of Rec- with her, making her exercise Classmate of Merry Lynn in

ords, has a new baby girl born I wasted muscles. She did their individual instruction is

I July 8. We have another birthto not complain but, rather, took to four-year-old Linda Ann Rich

announce. The proud Mama is the exercises naturally ards, who contracted polio 18
J Janet Fellers and the wee lassie 0'j j
- Excellent Results months ago. Her right leg is com-
has been named Jacquelyn.First .
with pletely paralyzed. After only amonth's
These lessons, coupled excellent
Lt. Wesley M. Tillis is
back in the good old USA after therapy by Naval Hospital swimming, her mother
thinks she is already showingsome
personnel have wrought an
100 missions over Korea. Together -
with his mother, Elsie Tillis I excellent result. She is now almost improvement.
normal and paddles with the Although Linda Ann still hasa .r
t. of Finance, they drove up to
Syracuse, N. Y., for Wesley's best of tots her age. long way to go, her mother a>
Mrs. Mary Kennedy, mother of ; Mrs. Maxine Richards. has been
marriage to Beverly Cusic on
July 12. Wesley will report for Merry Lynn, stated emphaticallythat j heartened by results with Merry

duty at Yuma Arizona, as a Gun- treatments by the Hospital Lynn.

nery Instructor. COURAGE, THERAPY PAYS OFF-Showing no fear of the
Ruby McLendon of Finance high board little Merry Lynn Kennedy, 4-year-old polio victim,
has a new sparkle in her eye prepares to dive into the indoor pool as lifeguard Gil Whitaker
offers pointers. In the lower picture Whitaker poses! with Merry
. these days. Ruby's son, Ralph, Lynn (right) and Linda Ann Richards left) who just last month
was transferred from Miami to Joined Whitaker's classes in muscular therapy. Pleased by Merry

Jacksonville as manager of the I Lynn's progress who, despite the crippling ravages of polio, is
Main Street Auto Store. Included almost normal after a year's treatment, Whitaker predicts early
I for Linda Ann.
in the move were Ralph's 2- recovery
year-old son and wife, Mary Lou- j Not going anywhere for a long For the umpteenth time the '"" -'

i Ise. Scouting The Squadrons time to come are Joe Futch, AE2;( welcome mat is dragged out for [

Service News I (Continued from Page 4)) I Ron Bowles, AN; and George Dick Crowell, AOC; A. H. Clum,

The following officers reported Luther G. Power, ADC, while Phares, AD1, who have shippedover AOC; M. C. Franco. AOC; Dave iWAVEWAYS
for active Lt. Sterling G.I I for six
, duty: years. Blake AMAA John Waldrap.
Watie H. Small, ATCA), with
Mead (DC); Lt. (jg) Leonard J. Soon to be getting a taste of AMAA; Rodney Dicks, ADAN; ;
nine in, signed over for six more rmlYrsUIasl s1 ...-
Collins, MC, and Lt. (jg) Bar- the briny is Howard Mays, A02 Hal Longston, ADAN; Alvin Mit- < *
and W. Bodenhamer, AM3,
Raising her hand this
bara J. Carpenter, NC. I second six who has been transferred to the chell, ADAN, and Howie Green, I
has began the year period -
The following officers were I of his USS Gilbert Islands. AMAA who have reported week to the tune of six years
transferred: Lt. Alice R. Nielsonto I amiable Mildred (Killer) Moyer '

Hospital Corps School, U. S. "
Fasron 109 has "found a home in the Navy.
Naval Hospital, Bainbridge. Md.:
j A loud lament is in order on Millie shipped over Tuesday
Lt. Edith I. Casey to U. S. Naval JT
Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan. I I the departure of Clyde "Wee Wil r' Sg : when her initial three-year enlistment -
lie" Willis, ADI. He is to report \
Leonard J. Collins received a I II l expired.
to NATTC for
Memphis duty as
promotion to Lieutenant MC, I I Meanwhile Marion Sprenger

e USNR. I II I I an The instructor.versatile "mech" handled I "',:" Glennon is waiting out her discharge -
Reporting for duty are the fol- >:
I I the athletic equipment and was .'. from the service. Hang on
lowing Hospital Corpsmen: Rob- I
for the there, girl!
ert O. Funk, UN; Bonnie J. ithe squadron reporter I' K., i a
Jax Air News. Stepping in to fill Overlooked in last week's engagement -
Smoot, HA; Richard A. Rund- V
the breach will be Hur- announcements wa*
strom, UN; John A. Berry, HA; Ac
ski, SA, who can be located' Gloria Catania who will wed aNew
Donald G. Buss, HA; Sherman '
the Fasron operations office. England lad in the Fall. Bet-
E. Clack, HA: and Richard A.
ty Currier will follow the aisle
.r, Gilpatrick, HA. its and is well known throughout Et' to the altar soon and Sonny Oles-

The following Corpsmen were the league. The team would ( .
transferred: Harold A. Nelson, greatly appreciate Staff supportto former NAS Infirmary Corps-

l' HMC, to USS Vulcon (AR-5)); see them come through againas man. Kit Harper plans to tie the

Richard A. Hill, HN, to USNH, a "Pennant Winner." nuptial knot sometime in the ,,.

Charleston, S. C., for duty under Red Cross NotesThe near future.

instruction in Operating Room current quarterly reportof Eight Waves reportingP to AN( ) '

Technique; Marlin V. Carithers, the Red Cross carries information '
( ) School from Bainbridge are: '
HN', to Marine Barracks, Camp which should be of interest
Barbara Sages, Nedrow,. N. Y..
! Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif.; : One of our patients, K. P. Cleora Kluby, Indianapolis, Ind.,

Frank I. Merritt, HM2, to USN' Runte, made a plaque depictinga Rose White, Windsor, Vt., Mary

Training Unit, Army Navy Med garden scene which was enter i Gatewood, Indianapolis, Ind.,
, ical Equipment Maintenance, St. ed in the first Garden Club statewide Elizabeth #
I Rea, Irbona, Pa., Irena
; Louis, Mo., for a course of instruction exhibit held in Lake City Anna, St. Louis, Mo., Rita Johnson .

and Donald J. Baer, this spring. This plaque won third Racine, Ohio, and Charlene

: HM2, was discharged from the place and Runte won a bookon Pfeiffer from Webster Grove,
Naval Service. gardening. The prize book has Mo.

t The Hospital Softball team has been placed in the Hospital LI-
Storekeeper graduates
a perfect record thus far in the brary to be enjoyed through the
who recently arrived at NATTCfor
intramural Softball play. The years by patients who are inter-
duty are Pauline Zumath and
team is managed by Doug Bur- ested in gardening.This June Seyfut. .
f- kett and the star pitcher is Ben is also an opportunity to '

Kissee. The leading hitter is John express our appreciation to those Remember, August 3, is the ;

A. Shipper. The record now who operate the Jacksonville s59-:.'sEa'LAn date set for the Waves Tenth An-

, stands at 23 wins and no defeats Speedway. Because of their generous ALL AI.ONE-Folks. we'd like to have you meet Senorina niversary Celebration. Arrange- ,,
Marina Berti, lovely actress imported from Italy to play the partof ments are being completed and ;;
t for the Hospital. invitation patients are
% an American Serviceman's sweetheart in a film with a war- /' 1
i:' The "mouth" Cupit has kept now enjoying the Stock Car time-ln-Italy tlirnie. She U the only girl in the movie. We'd say final announcements will be mad "
} the team in extremely high spir- Races each month. she Is plenty. (.UTS). next week. | .


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