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Creation Date: February 5, 1953
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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Oases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing 11

VOL-10 No. 42 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 5 Feb. 1953



Nearly 1,000 Seven Prizes




Take Exams e For Garden,

1 k


This MonthExaminations ; ; Lawn ContestList


for promo- of prizes has been announced

tion to the top four pay f'; .r and entry blanks

grades are being: held 1 \ have been distributed to con-
'_ testants in the lawn and gar-
throughout the Navy on four I jl' den beautification contest at

Tuesdays in February the Naval Air Station.

Last Tuesday at NAS Jax approximately h A first, second and third prize
102 enlisted men Q C. will be awarded for the best

took exams for advancement to lawn and overall appearance of

thief petty officer. On Feb. 10, grounds. Identical prizes will be
approximately 480 will competefor given for the best flower garden

advancement to petty officer h and arrangement.First .

third class. Examinations for prize is a $25 savings

promotion to petty officer second $ 1 o bond. Second prize is $10 in mer-
class will be held on Feb. 17 with chandise at the Navy Exchange,
approximately 175 competing. while $5 in merchandise at eitherof
jf; > ..,..i+;.7."N' '- '- >t, --..................-. < the Martin's Garden Stores is
The final exam on Feb. 24 will
have some 150 trying for petty SO LONG, OLD PAL!-While strains of taps 1111 the air, pilots and members of VF-174 the third prize.
solemnly bow their heads as a final tribute to"the passing: of the F4U Corsair from the squadron. Begins Feb. 11
officer first class stripes. These Lcdr. John larrobino, squadron skipper, (extreme left), reads a citation followed by taps playedby In addition, there will be
exams are being held in the Roger A. Wright; AEAN, (second from left). With mats draped over the plane's props and a a
Mainside Mess Hall at 0830. cross in the foreground, six squadron pilots act as pallbearers. From left to right are: Lt. John M. $50.00 savings bond Grand
Houle, Lt. Clarence Burch, Lt. (Jg) William Flynn, Lcdr. James Parker, Lt. Robert Hall and Lt. Sweepstakes Prize awarded for
This exam period marks the (Irk Walter Hatfield.VJ2 the best combined lawn and
first time, the Navy has held 'em' gar.

fleet-wide testing in February. Gallant War-Bird Goes den.The
Adds $212 contest, which will begin
Previously, competitive examina-
Feb. 14, is open to all residentsof
tions were given each year in To Dimes DriveThe
Dewey Park, Row Housingand
Honors
January and July. Ceremony PassingOf
March of Dimes cam of the Navy rental housingareas.
paign was augmented by .
$212.32 last week when Members of the Navy Wives'
Coral Sea Holds
Comdr. David Walkinshaw, Battle-Weary Corsair"Gentlemen Club No. 86 distributed entry

CO of VJ-2, presented a checkin blanks to householders in these

Flight OperationsOff that amount to a ,March of we are gathered here to honor and com- areas last Friday. Applications
Dimes representative.Comdr. should be filled out and returnedto
memorate a gallant war-bird of the Navy-the battlehardened
Coast HereThe Walkinshaw accept. Corsair." the Nursery by Feb. 10.
ed from Lt. (Og) Joe Pausner To Get Advice
With these words Lcdr. John
On behalf of squadron mem their hearts, and with heads Contestants will receive expert
USS Coral Sea, one of bers whose 100% participationmade II. Iaarobino, commanding of bowed paid a final minute of advice from garden author
the Navy's largest aircraft ficer of VF-174, opened a special
car- the drive possible. silent tribute to a great aircraftas ities of Jacksonville throughoutthe
riers, has returned to the Jack- The worthiness of the ceremony last Thursday which the strains of taps filled the contest. Edgar Martin, president
sonville area and is conducting marked the end of duty for prop.
March of Dimes campaign was air. of Martin's Garden Stores
fighters with that squadron.In .
carrier exercises off .
training responsible for the spontaneous S and a Florida horticulturist, will
Mayport. spite of quips and a
all-hands contribution of jokes "IIERE BEFORE you stands open the series next Tuesday
Commander Fleet Air Jack this squadron," remarked En- note of sentimental nostalgia was the last of VF-174's F4U-4 Corsairs evening.

sonville squadrons are utilizingthe sign Robert L. Balchunas. detected among the "Hell Ra Let us never forget this Martin will brief his audienceon
carrier, a sister ship to the zors" who placed their hats over durable workhorse and Its goldenage "The Fundamentals of Flor-
--- ------ -- ----
USS Midway and the USS in the annals of Naval avia ida Gardening". His lecture at

Roosevelt, for carrier qualification tion," the skipper added. 1930 Tuesday will be held at
Two Men Show For Blood
flights. The Coral Sea Way Following their recent return Malnside Lounge, Building 955.
arrived here about noon Tues from and will Include tips on soil prep
Operations Mainbrace in
day. Donors; Contribute 18 Pints the Mediterranean, VF-174 members aration and seasonal planting. All
Captain Herbert D. contestants are urged to attend
Riley were greeted with the
Two enlisted men have already donated more pints of
this
commands the fast attack I first meeting.
car- Navy's new F9F.6 Cougars which
blood between them here at NAS Jacksonville
than some ((Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5))
rier which was in the Jackson- t: a. meant the end of duty for the
en lreum s.
ville last month for in Korea and this is the leastI
area early Jack Cotton, AM3, of Fasron still versatile Corsairs
11 days on a training mission Six and Francis Korpal? ADAN, can do to help." .' 1 Air Group 3

similar to her present one. of NAS Special Services, who "It feels good and I know I DESIGNED in 1938, the gull-

Present operating plans do have donated 18 pints of blood Am doing something very worthwhile winged Corsair first flew in May

not include granting of libertyto between them, became the first ," declared Korpal. ((Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) ReturningFrom

shipboard personnel, nor is official members of the NAS
it expected that the giant flat- Jacksonville Gallon Club. CruiseCarrier

top will enter the Mayport Car !
Air Group 3 was
rier Basin during its stay here. COTTON, a metalsmith and tt a scheduled to return to NAS

Navy man for five years, leads 9 1t f 3 ..ta Cecil Field this week froma

Artists Needed For the parade of local donors at the Mediterranean tour of

Armed Forces Blood Donor Cen .; ; y duty made aboard the USS
Mess Hall Murnjs ter, with 10 pints to his credit, a 1jf' ; Leyte. '

Work has already begun on which he has given over a periodof Pilots of the CommanderFleet

the murals project for the two years. lie is married and Air Jacksonville air group
1hgat
Mainside Mess Hall and the has a son, aged 1. r f f were to leave the ship in the

call has gone out again for Korpal, a general maintenance J Norfolk area and were to be at
more artists. worker, follows close behind with Cecil Field about two days ahead .

Artists who can oil paint are eight pints, donated within the of the enlisted personnel
last 20 months at the Blood Center
needed badly. Those interestedin who will arrive here by train.

helping .in the project are lie has also given two pintsto Comdr. Donald Gay, Jr., is in
the Red Cross in Jacksonville command of the naval air ,
requested to get in touch with group
*
Seymore Glantz, AM3, or Edwin which has been gone from this
WHEN asked how he feels LEADING BLOOD DONORS-Really holding their end in
Robins, AN, at Special up area since August of last year.
about having given so much the Armed Forces Blood Donor campaign are Francis Korpal, Before it left it had been basedat
Services, Building 930- Main- blood, Cotton stated, "This blood ADAN, (left) of NAS Special Services and Jack Cotton, AM3, of
side. Fason Six, who have donated 18 pints between them. Cotton has both Cecil Field-and NAA3
is needed for the fighting men contributed has Sanford.Saving .
10while, Korpal donated eight pints of blood.


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rage Two JAX AIR NEWS 5 February 1953


II- Subject To Taxes Of Place Of Residence



atMjiws Some Servicemen Must File


Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Thurs. Feb. 5
Station. Jacksonville. Fla The Silver Whip. .Rory Calhoun
Tax Returns With States
NAS, Jacksonville Fri. Feb. 6
Copt. Burnham C. McCaffree Commanding Officer
Comdr. James IL Armstrong Executive Officer Never Wave At A Wac _
I Fleet Air Jacksonville > Paul Douglas (This la the first 'In a aerie of article dealing with state income tax)
Rear Adm. Osborne D. Hardison Commander Sat. Feb. 7 Washington (AFTS)-Many servicemen and women will be required -
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins -Chief of Staff Where's CharleyRay Bolger to file income tax returns with states, territories and U.S.

Fleet Air Wing Eleven NATTCenter possessions. Active service does not excuse payment in all ,reas.

Capt. Arthur S. Born Commander Tnurs. Feb. 5 Members of the Armed Forces,
Comdr. Joseph. 'r. Thornton. Chief Staff Officer On Top Of Old Smokey whose legal residence or domicile The following tax charts and ex

Naval Air Technical Training Center . planations apply only to Service
Gene
Autry is in -
Capt. Edwin R. Peck.. Commanding Officer -- a state territory or possession
received while
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart Executive Officer Fri. Feb. C which hu a personal income pay on active duty.
Naval Hospital The Silver Whip. Jlory Calhoun tax will be subject to the same Quarters and allowance! are not
DwIght J. Wharton Sat. Feb. 7 Included in taxable income.
Capt. Commanding Officer I regulations as applies to civilian
Capt. T. F. Wemcrt- Executive OfficerCapt Never Wave At A WacPaul I income unless specific legislation The following have no personal -

NARTU Douglas stating otherwise has been en state tax:
Easton D. Noble Commanding Officer NAVAL Connecticut
HOSPITAL acted. Florida Illinois,
Comdr Anthony Trusso Executive Officer
Than. Feb. 5 Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, Ne-

Niagara _Marilyn Monroe SERVICE personnel will be vada, New Jersey, Ohio (exceptIn
The JAX AIR NEWS It published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station.
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fvndj Fri. Feb. 6 subjected to taxes in the area in some cities), Pennsylvania (except -
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-3S. Rev.
Nov. 194 15. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station. the On Top Of Old Smokey which they claim residence. This in some cities), Rhode Island,
Naval Naval Air Hospital.Reserve Training Unit, Naval Air Station Cecil Field. and the U. S. _________Gene Autry may be their previous perma- South Dakota, Texas, Washington,

Editor-Andrew II. Planey Sat. Feb. 7 nent home address or their present West Virginia and Wyoming.

Staff Members: Vivian Williams, SA; John Charvat, AN; Helen The Silver Whip. Jlory Calhoun military address. .

Harper. TIlE FOLLOWING states and
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. territories have state taxes but
AFPS material appearing I In this publication may not be reprinted without
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. RepubllcaUon of other have made specific regulations
matter, except by service publications la prohibited without permission of concerning servicemen
Edltnr. JAX AIR NEWS. :

Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone. extension: ALABAMA-All active-duty pay
8184 and 218. is exempted during Korean conflict

and for six months there
Six Warriors'Selected ; j"i after.

ARIZONA-(1,500 of active duty -
I As S tw a pay It exempted.
{ Z
A..I.ASKA-AU active-duty pay

Possible OC's : is exempted starting 1 Jan. '51.
ARKANSAS AU active-duty

Six enlisted "Weekend War- pay is exempted.

riors" attached to organized reserve CALIFORNIA-$1,000 of active-

squadrons at NARTU Jack- duty pay received after June 30,
1952, is
exempted.
(This i la the third in a aeries of sonville will be selected as possible -ILT:7

articles dealing with new govern officer candidate students, COLORADO-$2OOO of active-
ment officials.) duty pay during time of war or
it has been announced.
national
JOHN FOSTER DULLES emergency is exempted.
| Secretary of State Each year 1,250 naval reserv- $1,000 is exempted at any other
ists who are enrolled in collegesare time.
One of the moat prominent
statesmen of the century, John selected to receive special WHAT'S NEXT FOR THEM?-These three typical students DELAWARE. -$3,000 of active
Foster Dulles' career has also been summer training that will lead to completing their eight weeks of ANP( ) School at NATTCenter, duty pay .is exempted.
a commission upon graduation await their assignment interview which will determine
their future
that of a soldier, scholar, lawyer in the Navy. GEORGIA $1,500 of active-
Awaiting their
assignments
from college. to an A School or
and writer. an operating command are (left to right) Frank Brassell, AA; duty pay is exempted for 19 O-ll-:
The new Secretary of State was The Reserve Officer Candidate Pfe. Kenneth Ambrosial, and Thomas Stoker, AA. 52.

born in Washington, D.C., Feb. 25, program requires that each ap- Personal Attention HAWAII-All active-duty pay is
plicant be in good standing in an
1888 being reared in an environ- exempted from: taxes.
accredited college, junior collegeor
ment of high diplomacy. Both his INDIANA-AU
university and intend to Careful active-duty payis
remain -
grandfather and uncle served as in school until graduated. Consideration For Students exempted.
of State under U. S.
Secretary
KANSAS-$1,500 of activedutypay
presidents. Here Awaiting Further AssignmentsThree is exempted until Dec. 31,
Members of the organized re- 1953.:
serve squadrons at NARTU are very nervous men I
young ,
and ex-Merchant KENTUCKY--AR
Marine, wantedto activedutypay
presently being polled to see whois one Marine and two sailors sat
go to Aerographer's School, received after Dec. 16, 1960 .Is
for the Can-
eligible program. in the lobby of the interviewingroom
Class (A). Kenneth Ambrosini exempted.
aan
didates must prove their good of the Naval Air Technical
standing status, and furnish a Training Center and awaited an native of Crescent City, Calif., (Series Two next week)

transcript at the end of the cur- interview that would effect their ex-lumberjack 'wanted to go tan o ,

rent semester. Each will be required future as members of the United Stoker operating squadron. Thomas 43 Motorists Face
from
to take a Midshipmen'smedical States Armed Forces. Philadelphia and a I
examination and appear former student, wished to go to I Traffic Court
before the NARTU ROC selection All three of the men were in Aviation Electrician School: ,
board. their eighth week of Airman Preparatory Class (A). Forty-three traffic violationswere

School. All were await- Brassel and Stoker, both blue reported between the periods -

The six most eligible appli- ing assignments to an A Schoolor jackets, wanted to further their of Jan 23 and 30. The major-

cants will be selected for con- an operating command in the educations in the service. Frankwanted ity of these offenses consisted of

sideration by the Bureau of Na- Service. Results of the interview to go to Aerographer's improper parking, speeding, and
val Personnel. would determine where that School because he had dabbled in i personnel being involved in ac
school or command would be. cidents.Of .
the subject while in the
Merchant
Dulles Those chosen will be sent to
summer sessions for two annual The three represented a cross- Marine and the subject fascinated I the total amount of violators -

six week periods, and will receive section of the country with tis him. Tommy wanted electriciansschool thirteen were restricted from

Mr.Dulles was graduated from a Naval Reserve commis- many diversified occupations, and because he wanted to go the station and twenty received
Princeton in 1908 as valedictorian sion along with.their college de- each had a different idea of what to work as an electrician in civil suspended sentences. Eight warnings -
of his class. He studied in- they would like to do. ian life. and two dismissals were also

ternational In Paris, and be- gree. A Cross-Section Consideration Given adjudged.The .
Summer sessions this will
gan his law practice in New convene again at Long year Beach, Frank Brassel, of New York Ambrosini's choice was some Station Police Office has
York with the firm of Sullivan Calif.to what vague. lIe would prefer togo announced that it will not

and Cromwell, specializing In to an operating squadron, but tolerate absences of violators
. foreign affairs. 1950. New Executive Officer if he drew another school it wall I I from traffic court. Personnel

DuringVWI he served as a major As special Presidential ambas For NAS Cecil Field right with him. I guilty of this absence have been

in the Army, uttached to thGeneral e ador in 1950-51, he negotiated This cross-section of personnel I properly informed of the time
Staff Later he attendedthe and signed for the U. S. the Japa- Comdr. Vincent F. Casey has at the Center can well represent and place at which they are to
i
Paris Peace Conference as ad nese Peace Treaty and related Security reported for duty as Executive the students as a whole. Each student appear.
'viser to President Wilson, and Treaties with Australia officer of Naval Air Station Cecil will get his chance to the
request important thing, but the way
woiked with Herbert Hoover on New Zealand, the Philippines, and Field. He relieved Comdr. W. the duty he prefers. of their going is vital to our

European relief. Japan. M. Stevens." Each man's request will be American way of life. If each
r (AFPS) A native of Los Angeles, Calif., carefully considered along two student leaves the Center with

Mr. Dnllen teas a member of Comdr. Casey entered the Navyin lines of thought: Which is the. the knowledge that he was considered -
the first U. S. delegation to the The poor sailor had caught his 1935 following his graduation r'better. for the man, and which is'' a person rather than as

San Francisco Conference on International buddy tenderly embracing and from the University of Southern the better for the service. In all a machine or piece of expendable
Organization which kissing his girt There vras a California.
I instances
every consideration is material, then the graduating
drafted the UN Charter in 1045.: lapse of silence and then he said, [
Comdr. [ given to the man's
Casey comes to Cecil preference, student leaves with the know}
Subsequently, he served as a. 1 don't mind your necking my Field from duty as Operations and the man is assigned a billet edge that he'll get n fair deal
U. S. delegate at sessions of the girl but take your hands off my officer aboard the Philippine Sea.i of his choice if at all possible. throughout his career in the rerv-
"
UN General Assembly' from 1948 fraternity pin. )
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.a James Roper


o RI AIHEADLINES fljJ4 Tops AN Prep l,

School Class ;


Leading the class with an 84.38

... average to win himself top
fx The "Rahs" could be louder. honors at the AOA( ) School
The monthly dance at the Naval The Waves varsity basketball
graduation Jan. 30 was James
Hospital last Tuesday,was"a grand team is playing Balles-Sey at : Roper, Airman Apprentice. ",
evening for the patients. The dance Jackson gym tonight and since a ..
combo of the NAS Band suppliedthe good cheering section builds a win- I Roper finished first out of a

music while charming hostesses ning spirit, they should have !t. class of 29 students, composed of

were from the Eccelectrlc Club. There will be a bus in front of i both Sailors and Marines.

It' VM a happy evening and now Barracks 722 at 2000 for transportation Entering the I

all the patients are looking forward to and from the gym.
Navy in Jan
to the next one which is I The team will also play Feb. 10

scheduled for Feb. 24th. when it meets R. S. Evans at 1952, he was

On Monday, Jan. 26 the hospital ak Jackson gym. The bus will leaveat sent to Bainbridge -II
blossomed. Hundreds of camellia 1845. Tune up your vocal cords
k .... Md. for did
been enteredin --
specimens which had and come along.
the Jax Garden Club's show S S boot camp. Up- ,
BLOOD DONOR CONFERENCE-Lcdr. Robert M. Barnes,
were distributed to patients. There superintendent special training and blood scheduling officer Forward, march! "Ski" Bart- on completionof I M 1 -

were a number of orchids which at NATTCenter, discusses the blood quota to be met next month kowska, MAA in Barracks 720, basic training ;i
with (left to right) James Smith AEC, leading chief of AE
delighted the hearts of paUenlllndepeJldenll School; Hugh Compton, AOC, leading chief of ANP) School and has formed a Waves' drill team he was sent Roperto

hospital. T/Sgt. Ernest Bridges, Marine representative of ANP) School. for NAS as well as NATTCenter. Jacksonville for the eight-

Thursday; Bight, Jan. 29 the The Training Center is meeting its quota despite a cut In personnel Practice Is held Mondays, Tues- week ANP( ) School. lIe entered
American Legion Post No. 293 strength. days and Wednesdays at 1630 and
AOA( ) School upon completion.
poaaored the Norman School .f Saturday mornings on the tennis
27 Half-Gallon Club Members Before entering the service he
Dancing In a variety; show La the courts.
attended Johnsville High Schoolin
recreation halt The same American There was a "change of com-
Legion Post also sponsored mand" in Barracks 720 last week Johnsville, Ohio. He makes
Center Meeting Challenge Bellville Ohio his home town.
the Thespian Club from when Virginia Franks was discharged -

Lee lOr"11oo1 lu a variety 0 and Nola Mathis took lie has been assigned duty at

show In Ward C-4, Tuesday over the duties as Chief master- the Naval Auxiliary Air Station

night, February S. This toe was Of Blood Donor QuotasThe at-arms. in Chincoteague, Va.

an enjoyable evening. Both entertaining Reading, writing and arithmeticfor

t ahows. Naval Air Technical Training Center is more than some new-comers at NATT

Thursday night Feb. 5 hostesses carrying its load in the Armed! Forces Blood Program. The Center who have logged aboard
from the USO will be here for another -, from Bainbridge for training. In-
and civilian
Center now has 27 members, including military ,
Recreation Hall party. This. cluded are Bernardino Hopkins,
in the exclusive Half Gallon Club.
monthly visit to the hospital Is Margaret Hyqulst, Dorothy.- Ne-
always an interesting event. Patients -I Although the personnel complement quota, is all the more remarkablewhen combe, Coral Jesse, Romona

are all looking forward to'I' has dropped approximately it .is considered that the Fancher and Ann Long.

It. 34 Per cent in the past few months, original quota was set for a com- SOn The Defense Department has

Dance enthusiasts will be Inter- the Center is still meeting its plement of 8,700. Though the figure the hospital "sick list" this lowed physical standards governing

ested to know that Arthur Murray has depreciated by 3,000, the week arc Cheri Kldd, Arlene
quota of.253 pints per week. Thisquota the acceptance of physicians,
dance instructors plan to resume quota .is still being met and even Zyniecki, Pat Wright, Tanya
exceeded recently withan dentists and veterinarians who are
their classes in the hospital auditorium was exceeded. Some 7,587 Center per- Bragg and Doris Quinn from

Feb. 12. The time'is 1500. all-time high of 423 donationsIn sonnel have made donations within NATTCenter and Ruby Smith selective service registrants or Re-

AU hands invited. a single week. the past six months. Bonn Smoot, Jean Bechdolt, Joan serve officers who are obligatedfor

The Navy Mothers Club 699 of Quota Still Met Marines Heavy Donors Thron, Georglanna Brooks, Car- duty in the same classification

Upper Sanderaky Ohio has donated The tremendous response to the Marines of the Airman Prep men Padro, Carolyn O' rian and status. This lowering of standards

a 45 rpm. record player to the blood drive at the Center and ut- School and personnel of the Aviation Bertha Morgan from NAS. '
will permit the re-evaluation of
hospital. This machine and records most attention given in filling the Electricians School have been Wedding bells rang recently at

of all types may be checkedout consistently; outstanding donors in NAS for Loretta Ciddlngs who is approximately 4,000 doctors, dentists

by patients who make their request To the campaign. Over one-third of now Mrs. Ned Garber; Grace Tro- and veterinarians who had>

to the Red Cross Recreation Program the entire quota has been assigned vato who was married to William been previously examined and re

Workers in the Navy Exchange to the Marines who have met and Blakey, and at NAATCenter Jean- jected. Re-evaluation will be considered -

Building. Inform Vets exceeded it each week. The AE nette Cobble became Mrs. Paul on an individual basis' with

I School has exceeded its quota at Handshoe. special attention given to those

Explorer Scout Dance Of Benefits times by as much as 200 per cent I. whose health may be affected by

Lcdr. Robert Barnes, the Center New Supers Chief age.

Set Saturday NightThe Washington (AFPS)-A broad Blood Donor Officer declared: Washington (AFI'S) Rear S

Post 131 Explorer Scout program to inform servicemen of "The response of all hands to the Adm. James L. Holloway Jr., has The Defense Department has issued

membership dance will be held their rights, benefits and privi- blood program has been most com been named the new Chief of, the a call for 53,000 inductees in

Saturday at Building 801. Activi- leges under Federal laws has been mendable and gratifying to this. Bureau of Naval Personnel. lie March All are slated to go into

ties will commence at 1900. Music adopted by the Defense Depart- command. I would like to especi- will relieve Vice Adm. Laurante T. the Army. The March quota,

will be supplied by the Cecil Field ment. ally commend the supervisory per Dubose. Admiral Holloway was which is the same as for February

Rythmairs. Under the program, one million sonnel on the division level who the former commander of the Battleship will keep the Armed Forcesat

All boys, and their dates, be- men due for discharge In have so ably explained the importance -Cruiser Force, Atlantic their authorized strength of 3-

tween the ages o{14 and 17 are In- the coming year will receive of the program to the Fleet. He will be succeeded by 600,000. .

vited. Refreshments will be served comprehensive Information giving newly arriving students. Rear Adm. Edmund T. Wooldridge.
him the who-what-where Tbe' urf'au of Personnel, Navy
and entertainment will be offer
wnen-and-how of all agencies of Dept., has announced the convening

ed.For further information contact the government whose activities I Memorize This Information I dates for the next selection
boards to recommend Naval officers
him.
Comdr. William H. Lyons at eith- may concern
for promotion. Line and Staff
er extension 659 or 629. Backbone of the program will P'' p
ft officers will be selected for
Speed promotion -
be a new pamphlet, "Going Back Stopping
to Lcdr., starting Feb. 3. Both
to Civilian Life," put out by the 2
BLOOD BANK Defense Department's Office of N2 r. Distanceso Regular and Reserve lieutenantswho
221.1 zofr for active
reported
Armed Forces I&E. Included in duty priorto
BOX SCORE o Jan. 1, 1953 and whose date of
the publication will be Information 2f7
No. Quo. Per- on the following: y rr T, rank is prior to July 1, 1946 will
Seh. Met cent o be considered. Reserve Line and
Re-employment rights, getting 13211.
Marines 10 23 230.0 Staff lieutenants not on active du-
a new job, cl\ll service preference
FAW-l1 13 22 16U! sO 7'1GO ty, and those who reported for
government insurance, the itzfr.
Medical 2 3 150.0 /j 6'r 1377 active duty after Jan. 1, 1953 will
WWII and K-Vet bills with their
oS
be considered for Lcdr. by boards
NATTCenter 253 317 125.2 provisions for mustering out 264ff70i'02
Public Works 24 25 104.1 66r't: ..1Y'T: -- convening March 3.
unemployment -
pay compensation 36.r77f"T. : S S *
Spec. Servo 4 4 100.0 education, on-the-job traIn.. -
The first selection of Reserve
Comm. 4 4 100.0 and loan guarantees.It .
Ing tt ?: officers for commissions

Admin. 3 3 100.0 also includes farm loans, Sol 1 DISTANCE.h--_ 8I'WUH' DISTANCE tl l the new Regular Navy Augmen-
12 10 83.3
Operations diers' and Sailors' Relief Act, DISTANCES SHOWN IIICAR.ETME FEET TRAVELED WHILE THHKlM tation Program has been an
Res. Fleet B5 67 78.8
TO APPLY BRAKES
homestead and housing preference,
nounced.
Supply 27 17 62.9I. One hundred and six

R. D. 2 1 50.0 social security benefits, review The table above shows what happens when you stop your car. officers we're given appointments
ComFairJ'ax 9i 30 31.9 and correction of records, disability The white portion of the line shows "thinking distance" or reaction In the General Line, Medical
benefits, retirement pay, burial, time. It is that time that it takes you to get your foot off the accelerator Service and Civil Engineer
NARTU 7 1 14.2 on to your brake pedal.
state and local benefits, agenciesof Corps.
Grn Cv. Spgs. 35 4 11.i advice and counsel, obligations The black portion tells how long it takes your brakes to get S .
o & R 115 11 9.5 car stopped.
your
afjpr! separation, and, most impor- The Chief of Naval
Fla. Mil. Dist. 5 0 0.0 Developed after thousands of tests, the figures show the distances Personnel
tant
the deadlines for each of the
Dental 1 0 0.0 required by the average people with good brakes and tireson has authorized the establishment
Cecil Field 18 0 0.0 various programs will also be included a good pavement. A generous allowance should be made for of a post-graduate course In pub-
in the pamphlet. any adverse road condition, or for worn or faulty brakes.It lic information commencing in
21 0 0.0
Hospital The new publication is scheduledto will be observed that as speed doubles, braking distance Increases Fiscal '54. Details of the course
AIM 4 0 0.0 by about four times. Thus, at 30 mph, the braking distanceis
be for distributionby will be
ready mass
Engineers 13 0 0.0 49 feet, while at twice the speed, 60 mph, the braking distance promulgated by BuPera
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TESTED-The many' advantages of the Hot Lac-
quer Spray Method, over previously used cold lacquers, are sub-
stantiated by a series of tests made by Walter Morris (right)
I Materials Engineer, assisted by: "Red" Rhodes (kneeling), snap- aLI
per. Watching while Rhodes sprays a test panel are Lacey Day
(left), Plant Engineer, and George W. Brown, Mechanical Engineer -
who also worked on the project.
PRODUCTION BEGINS-Capt Leonldas D. Coates, (center),
Now In Experimental Production O & R officer, and Comdr. Albert R. Weldon (left), assistant
O & R officer, stand by as Snapper "Red" Rhodes paints an FG-ID
I Corsair, using hot lacquer spray. This was the third aircraft to
0 & R To Use Hot ProcessA painted during the experimental production period which started
Lacquer Spray the Monday.new method It is anticipated will begin that shortly.gradual conversion at O & R to

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new method :for painting painted on one side with hot
for use at NAS Jax. Naval activities were ordered to
aircraft exteriors has been lacquer, and released to operating -
cease experimental work on this Invitation Extended To
used for the first time in the squadrons throughout the
THIS investigation assignmentwas process until 0 & R at NAS Jack
Navy. Service Center Dance
history of the Armed Forces given to Walter S. Morris, sonville developed a workable
here at Naval Air Station Materials Engineer, who left apparatus.The BuAer was notifiied that a Service personnel are cordially
solution for removing the diffi- invited to attend a Valentine
par-
Jacksonville. It is the Hot June 1952 taking with him Hor- equipment employed by
culties from the Hot Lacquer ty to be held at the Lutheran
ace G. (Red) Rhodes, Snapper in the West Coast was first dupli-
Lacquer Spray Process. Process' had been obtained, ando Service Center Feb. 13. Activitieswill
the Finish and Insignia Shop. cated in its entirety with all
,
Commissioned by the Bureauof & R requested an allocationof commence at 1930.
When the men returned, and "bugs" eliminated. November 21
,
Aeronautics some months ago funds to cover additional ex- Included on the evening's agenda
reports made, BuAer authorized 1952, the first military aircraftwas
to perfect the process then in use perimental work, construction of will be group games with prizes
o & R to develop the Hot Lac- painted by this method. In
by industry, NAS Jax placed prototype apparatus, and conver- awarded to the winners. Refresh-
prototype equipment into experi- quer Method for use at all Naval I order to provide an evaluation of sion of O& R to this method. ments will be served.
Shore establishments. All other this procedure, 23 aircraft were .
mental production Monday..

Experimental production will ,.......... ........... ...... w...... "" ., --".,.., "" INSTRUCTIONS to proceedwere
-'J which would make
PROTOTYPENAS received the unit port-
the middle of
continue for some period, and able.
Jax can December, and a deadline of Jan-
will be
painted
numerous planes
point with prideto ,;, 20 Close cooperation within O &
with hot uary 1953 set for completionof
lacquer spray. Upon receipt
another first C a rough machine. R. plus a high production basis
of final written approval
from BuAer, the Overhaul and at 0&R-allot Preliminary sketches, preparedby assigned the job, made it possibleto
Lacquer Spray Morris, were forwarded on meet the deadline date. On
Repair department's paint shop
will gradually be converted to process for use December to Lacey Day, Plant January 20, the unit was com-
the new method. "painting the Engineer, with the request to plete and ready for testing.

outside of air- construct equipment in accord- The many tests made confirmed -
craft. The ma- ance with general plans plus advantages of the method, and
THE PROJECT began April chine developedand modifications by the Plant En- paved the way for future produc-
1952 when O & R requested au- perfectedhere
is shown at gineering department.Day tion use.
thorization from BuAer to employ the right... First 11 immediately called a con- Uniform equipment for one to
hot lacquer spray, which tried here, the ference of engineers and drafts- four painters at the same time
seemed to be effective method will be
a more
used at other men in the Plant Engineering de- will decrease painting-in-process
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way of applying paint to the out- Naval shore es- partment, and by the followingday time and increase production.
side of aircraft.
tablishments.The some working sketches had There will be a remarkable savings

The process incorporates a into process was @* h AY fc4Lf'*d.wuc.9. 5 tb > been sent to Plant Maintenance in paint thinner. One coat
put experi-
steam heating unit located about mental produc- Division, for use by mechanical of hot lacquer will provide an

30 inches from the paint gun, tion this week. journeyman in constructing the enamel type finish, without the

which sprays the lacquer topcoatat unit. usual surface imperfections, and
a controlled temperature of .
approximately 160( degrees F. It is Was Flying So Low He Was 'Shot GEORGE W. BROWN, Mechanical which thicknessess will be of equivalent cold lacquer.to This two

a development of the old pot Engineer, was assignedto method does not 'require the

heating procedure used by wagon Down At' By Ground Gun FireEver coordinate this construction, usual expensive humidity and

manufacturers a half century ago., which Included a reservoir for temperature ontrols and i*,

BuAer supplied general! infor- hear of a plane being ties the lacquer, heating equipment; therefore, useable anywhere.
mation, but suggested that O & R shot at downward from a ma- Korean beingflown on the North gages for control of paint, air It's another Navy first to be recorded -

representatives from the Stationgo chine gun emplacement? capital. and steam pressures, devices for in the annals cf air ad
to the West Coast to Investigate !- That's really flying low and It The Commander will now attend removing moisture and foreign vancement, and another achieve-

the process already in use happened to Comdr. Charles D. the Armed Forces Staff Col particles from'the air, reels for ment by O & R's competentstaff.

there, and from data obtained to Fonvlelle Jr. former flag secretaryfor lege at Norfolk, Va. hose, spray guns, and a dolly .

develop and improve equipment Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville '

,while he was with VF-74.

Jax USO Club Now in Jax on leave with his I- B.EST ADVICE ON SNAKES STAY AWAY

Korea duty completed, Comdr. .... .
Fonvielle was leading a flight of Aitnougn no snaxe-Dite accidents have been Backs and pigmy rattlers are most prevalent in
Slates ActivitiesFor Corsair fighters in close ground reported within the past week, the period of hibernation Florida. Olive-colored diamond-shaped mark- '

support when an enemy 50-caliber is not yet over. Snakes at this time ings best distinguish this snake. Pine Woods,
machine on a mountainside of year will strike at anything due to poor swamps, hummocks, and wild semidesertedopen
gunner
AnniversaryThe visibility after the
opened fire nad scored a hit from period of hibernation. spaces or meadows is territory of the rat-
As promised last week, here is a list of pois- tlesnake. A member of the
above. His not pit viper family.
Salvation Army USO Club plane was damaged
onous snakes to be found in this area.
in Jacksonville has outlined a severely and he had no difficultyin 1. Coral snake. "Red touching yellow," is the 4. Copperhead. Although this snake is a
program of real entertainment for returning to his carrier. lethal combination of this extremely dangerous rarity in this section of the country, it may be

servicemen t sihw eke-ft kGplan; Fighter squadron 74, of which snake. No other snake has this color combina- found here. It is identified by the copperyredcrown

servicemen this week in con- Comdr. Fonvielle was skipper, participated tion. Remember this and you will know it is on its head. Also member of the pit viper
junction with the 12th anniver- in many raids over north- a coral snake. Very deadly. family.

sary of the USO. ern Korea. With other Carrier Air 1. Moccasin, or cottonmouth. Of the pit viper When hunting, fishing, or hiking, high-top
The program, which lists events Group 7 pilots aboard the USS family so named because of the pit on side of ped leather boots are the best protection against

through Feb. 8, will include Open Bon Homme Richard, the squadron the head. May be found in sluggish: creeks or snakes. A good suggestion is to carry a staff of

House, award night, anniversarybill participated in successful strikeson swampy pools. Marking consists of a pattern of some sort with you at all times. Read up on
and varsity show, and vari- big power plants south of the dark bands, widest on the lower side. Larger snakes and find out the necessary first aid to
ous parties.All Yula river. VF-74 also took partin specimens may be completely black. Oftimes help yourself and your buddy. First aid was

servicemen and women are the July 11 raid on Pyongyang, confused with other harmless water snakes, explained in last week's Jax Air News, but it

in this area are extended a hearty; the biggest raid made in Korea up moccasins differ in that their entrance into wa- is reminded again that snake-bite kits may be,
invitation to visit the USO Club, to that time with over 1,000 sor- ter is more graceful. obtained 'at certain retail stores.

located atop the Navy-Beaches Said one piece of toast to the 3. Rattlesnake. Average length of rattle- The best advice on snakes is "stay away

bus station, corner of Clay. and other: "This Is the hottest I've snake is in neighborhood of six feet. Diamond from them-they are -dangerous."

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SALTY HUMOR FROM

Congratulations to the follow- HERE AND THERE
Lt. Loren W. Flock, first pilot (
ing : Daniel E. Burns, AE3;
men
to land an FG-1D type aircraft I Letter from a GI to his wife:
F. Caron AT3 Lewis R.
Joseph ;
aboard the USS Franklin D. "Please send me $5 for shaving
Clinton, PR2 Emmett D. Dewltt
;
"
Roosevelt, also recorded: another ,cream and stuff.
'AK3 William A. Fagans AD1;
history making "first" when he ; Came the reply: "Honey, enclosed -
James W. Fox ADE3 S. Murray
; 25c: for
made the initial landing aboard herewith is shaving
AD3 Marshall L. Haight, AM2|
the recently recommissioned USS ; cream, the stuff Is back here."
Jack H. Hanks, SH3; Harry F. .. .
Lake Champlain
Holden AD2 Robert E. Martin,
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In honor of the latter feat, Lt. 1 Freshman: "Your eyes fascinate
AD2 Frederick R. Mars AD2
;
Flock was presented a cake duringa ; me-they're beautiful. I can
Henry F. McGivern, ATI; William
wardroom cereMony by VF-104 see the dew in them.
R. Nash, A03; Paul L.: O'Rourke,
officers and Capt. G. W. Mundorff, Chick: "Take it easy son. That
AEl; Thomas W. 'Porch, A03;;
commanding officer of the Lake ain't do-that's don't.
Morris L. Smith, ADE3; Arthur P.' C *
Champlain. I SterriU AE3 William F. Weimer -
;
All squadron personnel sincerely I "Oh, here's the place mother told
AD3; Barry K. Wilson, AE3; DIMES CHECK-Proudly accepting a check for $212.32 as ,
regret the loss of Lt. (jg) Walter me to stay away from-I thought .
Joseph C. Yaun, AE3. his squadron's contribution to the March of Dimes is Comdr
Clarke and Lt. (jg) Clifford David Walklnshaw (right) skipper of VJ2. Turning over the we'd never ,find It."
Church who have received orders All Hands bid vbn voyage to Lt. check Is Lt. jg) Joseph J. Pausner, acting chairman of the squad 1 .
Join VA-45. John Dunlap and Lt. jg) WilliamP. ron's March of Dimes campaign in the absence of Ensign Robert Teacher: "Now, Johnny If I lay

The transition from FO-lD's to Davis, squadron pilots who Balchunas.Lee two eggs here and three over there

F4U-5 aircraft is well underway have been transferred to VF-22 Koett. All hope to return In and six more, how many will there

within the squadron with most of and VF-62, respectively six weeks-with the know how in 'Waves Planning Dance be altogether?"

the pilots having already made A trio of congratulations are in jet all weather flying.An Johnny: "Personally, I don't
For St. Valentine'sA
their "checkout" flights. High re- order for three men and their average of 35 hours each think you can do It" '
gard is held for the Corsair and wives whose laundry load was recently have been flown in the F2II-2 by Valentine's Day dance for. .

most squadron pilots agree that increased when father all pilots since last October when ,All Hands is being planned by She: "My boy' friend has cold

the F4U-5 is tops in the "prop" Stork flew their way. John L. Mc- the squadron made a complete the Waves Feb. 14. feet."

fighter line.Strengthening. Nerney, AN, and James S. Pick- transition from FG-1D conventional The dance will be held in the Old Maid: "Shame on you. In

the male population rell, ADI, were blessed with a boy planes to the present "Ban Mainside gym, which'is to be my day people didn't find those

with recent additions to their while the latest to arrive was a shee". Carrier qualifications were I decorated for the occasion. The things out until after they were

families are Lt (jg) Edmund C. six pound eleven ouce girl born to carried out last week aboard the Station Band will supply the married."

White and Jessie R. Thrasher, AN. James E. Gearity ATI. USS Franklin D. Roosevelt off I music. SAt -

The welcome mat was unrolled CS Mayport. It was the first time for Refreshments and decorating Sunday School, little Bobbywas

recently for Ensign Harry Tiller; A hearty welcome aboard to Lt's. pilots of VF-101 to land aboarda committees are being formed by deeply impressed by the

who reported aboard from the Jerome Albosta and Daniel Conroy carrier in jets. Mary Dimick:SN, Wave recreation story of Eve's creation from one
training command, and Douglas E. who reported aboard last month director and volunteers are of Adam's ribs. Later in the day,

Vincent, AD3; Charles W. Howard, for duty. Lt. Albosta flew with Fasron Six: needed to make the festivity a Bobby felt a pain in his side:

A02; Charles E. De Marco, ATe; VF-80 during WWII and recently In the Men'i City Basketball big success. "Oh Mother," he gasped, "I think
and Duane O. Duckworth, AOC. called back into service from the play last week Fasron Six broke I'm gongs! to have a wife."
Organized Reserves. Lt. Conroy, an even, downing R.e.Motors, <68-51< The dance will be free. i *

VF-101 experienced "Banshee" pilot, has while dropping a close one to A trackmeet is where a lot of

. Certificates of advancementwere been on active duty in a reserve CVG-17, 6973. Credit young men, suddenly discovering
recently awarded to 21 men status for the past 18 months. The tilt with R. C. Motors saw Retirement themselves caught outdoors in

of VF-101 who in addition received Presently TAD to Jet Fawtulantat the Banshees trailing by seven their underwear, start running lito

individual rating badges presentedto Key West, Fla., are Lcdr. James 'I points at the first quarter. The For ReservistsThe hell.
them by squadron officers. Mayo Lt. Robert Gallatin and Lt. second period ended with the some I e S .

_. .u.u. ..,_ ... .. .. ,,..?...':.. __."__._._"' N._ __ I margin as each team collected 13. full 15 points a year retirement Grandpa: "I miss the old cuspidor
wstw+.a N+ T i,: Fasron launched its main attackto under Public Law 810 will be since it's gone."

\. J f NA MS surpass R. C by two buckets. credited to Reservists instead of Grandma: "You always did.

Adding more insurance in the being reduced by 1J points for Thats' why it's gone."
.1 fourth and thus clinching the each month of the year spent on .

game, Fasron racked up 28 pointsto active duty. The elderly couple at the hotel

R. C's.: 15. Three ways to earn points to desk wanted a room. "All I've

High scorer for the evening as qualify for retirement and determIne got left," said the clerk "is the

well as the last four games, was the amount of pay when retired bridal suite." ,

center Bill Bailey with 24. Bill are set up under Public Law "Bl'ldalsulte," exploded the man,

sunk twelve out of fourteen free 810. After 20 "satisfactory" years, "what In the world would we want

attempts. Bradley Kidd had 23 not necessarily consecutive the with the bridal suite and us mar

while Will Ewing, "Mutt" Pasco, Reservist is qualified for retired ried forty-five years."

Tom Walsh, and Pete Giovannini pay, though it can't be paid before "If I gave you the ballroom,"

; connected for 10, 6, 3, and 2 pointsin age 60. said the clerk, "you wouldn't have

that order. The amount of pay, is determ- to dance, would you?"
CVG-17 edged the Banshees in a S
S w # ined by dividing total points by
thriller Tuesday after being be- 360, to get years and fraction of "Why won't you marry me?" he
hind in the last minutes of the a year of service. Maximum re- demanded "There Isn't anyone
fourth quarter. else is there?"
tired pay is 75 per cent of active
High point man for the home pay. "Oh, Edgar, "she sighed, "there

team was "Mutt" Pasco with 21 --...- must be"Daftynition
while Bill Bailey sank 20. The absent-minded office? man- .

4 SCS ager pulled the typewriter downon of a nudist: The
_-<. ----m---- A In the NAS Bowling League his lap and began to unfastenthe only person with less pocket space

DEMPSEY VS TUNNEy-it Isn't the healthiest kind of habit, Tuesday,. Fasron's "keglers" defeated ribbon. than a sailor.ADVANCEMENT .
leading with your right, but Gene Tunney Jordan, AM3, (right) is VJ-2 in a three game set
only kidding anyway, for his opponent Is twin brother Jack Dempsey 878-732, 934-721, and 839-651 to
Jordan, AM3. Unlike their namesakes, this was the first time
that the pair from VF-43 have ever been in the squared circle. take their 16th consecutive pointin %;9 y :
four matches.

Shades Of Yesteryear Bowling over the 200 mark'were,
Manno with 207 and 222 while

Gloves Kresowiak rolled 210.
Jack Dons
Dempsey Jack E. Cooley, AD3, donatedhis A
fourth pint of blood to be-
Here With Gene Tunney come an official member of the

Half Gallon Club. Already a mem-

, Shades ,of yesteryearwere their home in Silsbee, Texas, and ber of the club, Henry C. Shows,
in evidence when Jack chose AM school as their naval AGAN, recently contributed his

Dempsey and Gene Tunney pursuit after completing recruit fifth pint.
went a couple of rounds in training at San Diego. From the John F. Jolly, BM3, and Denis Geld

Mainside gym recently.It West they came East for AN"P" L. Banta, AN, reported back to
wasn't the original "Manas- the Squadron off TAD status last
instruction and AM school.
sa Mauler" and the "Fighting .S week. Jolly completed three ___ ___:
Marine", however, but twin months with Shore Patrol while
brothers, Jack Dempsey and 1951 saw them at NAS New Banta put in five months with j
Jordan AM3's Orleans as station keepers. Nexton
Gene Tunney Gals Pool.
the itinerary was NAS Corpus -
attached to VF-43. All Hands are reminded of the
. Christ. From the Lone Star
i Squadron party tomorrow nightat
"The only explanation I can state they came to Florida. the Duval County Armory..Mu-

.. give for the names is that father Unlike their namesakes, sic will be by Abe Livert and his CERTIFICATES-One third of the men of
was an ardent fight fan. Perhaps neither has had any ring exper- ten piece 'orchestra.Here's VF-101';,_who won advancements are shown receiving congratulations -
his enthusiasm got the best ience. Do they ever mix it up? and certificates from Lcdr. G. II. Mahler, III, commanding
officer of VF-101. From left to right are: Daniel Burins, AE3; Joseph
of him when we were born," declares "Gosh no, we're too easy going another reason you can'ttake AK3
Caron, AT3; Lewis Clinton, PR2; Emmett Dewitt, ;
Jack. to really get sore at anyone," it with you. It goes William Fagans, ADI; James Fox, ADE3 and Marshall Ilaight,
They joined the Navy from Bays Gene. before you do. AM2
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77.18 Points In .

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16 Cage Tussles

Counting heavily with an 18- +r
I mM ">Oint spree against Provost Marshal

General Center of Camp Gordon .
last week bespectacled Ward
%YVelsel moved ahead of scrappy
Bob Reinhardt in the Sax Navy

individual cage totals after 16 pe v
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Ii With John M. Ctunrat outings, although there was relatively 4
little change in the top four.
Last week's run down on the intramural cage programat Vince Zoda breezed past Al Bui- ,
Mainside took a severe jolt in the ensuing play as new lard and .
Dick Tate, who rank
faces arose to scar our selections in the American and Na- third and fourth, respectively for i,

tional leagues. the runnerup post behind I Bob
However, our top picks of Fasron Six in the Americanand Grabaz. Both Crabaz and Zoda

Supply in the National appear to be still intact and have seen duty !in every game, but
we'll not use ink to alter any judgement. But below the the pop shot artist from Syracuse

champs, who can tell? University owns a 06-14.88
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Having counted out VF-22 in the American loop as a spread over the agile pivotman.

runnerup to Fasron Six, taking instead Hospital or O&G, STATISTICS !
we're prepared to swallow our" words. Ordnance and Gunnery 11.x, G W U-FT* n TP A""t ii
6raE.r g ._.14 'Hi 71W U MS It 04 __ I II
is defintely out and the Corpsmen have but a meager chance Zoda. c _.14 n 14-$? u i3i M.n
T at.. f .__.l 11 40-112 34 IW 12.21
of coming off the ropes. lullerd. i 4 M 1 i4-2f n n nm
Wei.e&, 14 41$ SI-l' M $111 tSIis I I :
When VF-22 from behind to defeat Hospital
came a./nn..dl/ v. n KM n tie TJI
ua,. "_1 II 27 ".IS J U 4.77 =
last week it left little doubt to what two
as 5'elme. c.f _14 20 .1400 25 14 I..
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teams would battle for the junior circuit flag. The 0 ell. I 1-12 1 II 2.25 SWAN DIVE? As if leaping from a high diving board Al
showdown will take place Monday, Feb. 23 in the w.'e..,.d, _._...._II I ,I'4t" 10. It 2 .141.LJD.amin0 Bullard (ZZ) .f'Jax Navy, springs upward to snag a loose ball
.. against the Moody Jets here last week. Moody's Jack Lutz (13))
( ) 0 0-4 0 6M I
first game of the evening, 1600. Should be a natural, "r rr : 0 M : UNToUll has the Fliers' Roger Stelma ((21)) blocked from the play. lax

# but Fasron has too much on the bench to be dis- ___..It 44J 10T-47T, 271 1.215 77.1 II Navy took this'one, 85-53 for its 13th win of the season.

turbed. Opp. Totals _lt 411 2S4C4 111 '1,047 47JS
We'll not sway from Supply and Fasron 109 in the R. C. Motors Fliers Clash

American league. Supply handled the Fasronites Mondayeve Second Round ,
without much difficulty and should find the going justas

easy through the rest of the schedule. Cage Play OpensIn At Mainside
Gym TonightJupe
Operations, as stated last week, will lose at least twice.It .
was the only undefeated team along with Supply and Fas- Center CircuitSecond

ron 109!) through the first two weeks. Could be a pair of for- round play in the Pluvius, often a spoiler of the diamond sport but
feits helped. NATTCenter cage loop opened seldom of cage action, enabled Jax Navy's Fliers to keep

That's the way it stands right now, and we don't see last week with AE School, AGO intact a two-game winning streak as they prepared to faceR.
C. Motors in the Mainside tonight at 2015.
much chance of I gym
a change. School AO Ships Company and -
Typical of the spirit in the intramural programwas the AO Students registering at me locals were unable to take Moody provided the Fliers

a remark by one of the team captains last weekto least one win each. offon_ a scheduled flight Monday with little more than a shooting
Supply, winner of the first round afternoon to meet NAS Pensasolaon tuneup failing to breach a first
an IM director. "We're out to win
every game, had an even split for the week, the Gosling's hardwood whena quarter gap of 19-6 while the locals -
and feel each is as important as a varsity game is to copping one of two frays.Through rain storm swept the station scored at will. True from the

the station." : the initial round the "Galley and grounded all aircraft. floor on seven of their first nine

With that kind of attitude throughout the ranks, intra- Gang" was defeated in eight A scheduled game with Rollins shots, the blue and gold stepped
mural competition on this station will become an even more starts but the going appears to be College tomorrow night was can- ahead 39-22 at the midway junc-
permanent fixture. And we've made the complete circuit in tougher in the second phase. : celled due to previous court com- ture and coasted to the win. Ev-
the cage' league, official, scorekeeper and play-the latter AGO School la playing as a free mitments in Winter Park. Both ery man one the bench saw ac
should rank high on the list of top jokes of 1953-which we lance entry and their wins or the Rollins and Pensacola frays I: tion in at least one quarter.

feel qualifies us to speak on the matter. losses will have no bearing on the will be restated for a later date. I Returning to early season

other nine teams vying for Captain's Action next week finds the form Bob Grata punctured

Ronnie Burnworth's last minute decision to fight in the FIRST Cup points.BbUND RESULTS Filers on the road two days, the nets for 19 points on eight

Golden Gloves should be a big help in securing the team title : Team W. X. with Charleston Nary Tuesday, fielders and three free tosses.
for Jax Navy. The amiable lightweight winner in the Supply 8 0 and Green Cove Springs Navy Al Ballard, playing a near 40-
was a I AE School ::::::::::::::::::::: 7 1
Indianapolis Golden Gloves before joing the service as well AO Ship Co ................. 6. 2 Friday. Inmates pumped 15 and Bob
Marines ..................... :5 3
as San Francisco AAU competition. Personnel .................... 4 4 Since losing to Parris Island Reinhardt added down.
Medical ......................2 ft
lIe's a polished performer who doesn't mind working A/C Malnt. .................... 2 6 and Camp Gordon in mid-Jan- Jack Lutz Ignited the Jets'soaked
before a crowd, and Coach Tony Farias is high on Ronnie's AO SS-1st.Student Lt .:::::::::::::::::: 0 2 6 8 uary, the Filers bumped Provost fuse with 18 points, while"Dutch"
chances against the local fighters. Marshall General Center of Brungardt canned 13

Coaches Steve Mayer, NATTCenter, and Fariasof BulletinJax Camp Gordon, 70-58, and Moody and Bill Sidel 10. The visitors
Mainside had no easy chore in assembling their Navy's Fliers and Gibbs Air Force Base, 85-53. The latter were no match for the Fliers as

respective squads for battle. But the varsity flag first round winner of the avenged an early season defeat they were out-shot 35-20 from
reins supreme and both mentors are ready to givean Men's City Basketball League while the decision over the MP's the field and 15-13 from the one-

all-out effort toward a team championship for play an exhibition game Sat- was the second this year. point line. ?
this station. urday night in the Duval Jax Navy's record now rests at The officials had nothing short

The individual boxer is due' recognition for his branchof County Armory for the benefit 13-4 and Coach Frank McCaffrey of a cake walk in the first quarter
service and respective unit. But each should be banded of the March of Dimes cam is anxious to by-pass the "lucky" as the game was without a

together for a joint cause, credit to the Navy. palgn. number tonight when his charges penalty until the final 16 secondsat
The Tickets for adults are $.'15 oppose R. C. Motors a highly regarded which time Claude Hochstet-
city populace expects this station to be the team to
beat. They won't be disappointed. while servicemen and family City League quintet that ler fouled Roger Stelma on a
...
will be abetted with
pickups crap shot.
Tickets for the bouts, Feb. 16-18 can be purchased hereon will be admitted for .50 each. from around the local village. A
star
new born
the station at the Mainside Special Services, Building 930. was againstthe
They'll go at $.50 a copy, which is well worth the ante. I SEVEN LEAGUE shall"Greenies" of Provost Mar-
: General
: BOOTS?- Center es Ward
*
I These are not Weisel heretofore seldom over
FOLLOWIN' THE FLIERS. If Dick "Squat" Tate 1i I the travelingfootgear the two digit figure, meshed 18
doesn't hit another field goal all season a two-hander he h I of a points to pace .the Fliers' 70-58
counted against Moody AFB Thursday was worth the effort. 1t giant stalking victory.
Dick has had a standing offer from Bob Grabaz that if he <{,'t I I the station. The: Previously the locals had defeated -
"
connected the "Shotgun" could pickup the tab on a brew. i I brogans belong the Camp Gordon entry
From his spread eagle stance, Dick got nothing but the ; f I to one Roger 73-62% in the Mainside gym.

bottom to hit the jackpot. Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, 't I telma, 6-4, who The recent win gave the Fliers
commanding officer of NAS; Lcdr. Richard V. Donahue, NAS I has become a a road record of 4-2.
Special Services officer, and Ens. Tom Wood, First Lieu- consistent start Vince Zoda
poured through 13
tenant, are among Jax Navy's foremost sports fans. It's seldom # I'I I er with the lax for the Fliers, while Grabaz
that this trio is not on hand for tipoff time in the Main- I I Navy eager tallied 11. Pete Anderson, Ed
.
side gym. The Fliers are very appreciative of the interest / ) 1 I
,t- (,r Size of the shoesI Carpenter and Charlie had 13, 12
shown. And you talk about having trouble. Check with I Inches from and 10
Coach Frank McCaffrey if you think arranging an intramural ) ,"," I toe to heel losers. respectively, for the .

schedule is an easy chore. Much to his dismay last week, t '_ t I Might say the.Stelma's t PMGC was within striking dis-

Mac found that he'd arranged playing dates in duplicate fora I w ,&,..t:, "", '> i athletic tance until the fourth quarter -
number of teams the f '\. ; '
and
( on cage bowling rosters. Team \ career is built when they lagged behind on a
directors should contact Special Services office, extension .. .. on a firm loon 24.17 count. Navy eased to
1 593, to straighten out any complications they've noticed on f' '. '. '"- :'$ dation. He uses early 18-16 advantage pushed an

1! the schedules. . Wrestlers interested in the formation o:f 1', <,*,'," !t" "'I"''" ..,,,", "''.\ I n o motor in ahead two more at the, half, 31-
a varsity squad to contact Ens. Building ., fact he moves
are requested Keady, : ." # 27, and led 46-41 after three
614, after 1630. Workouts are held nightly. L-_......."_ 4 I around for his withease size. heats.'age .



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-February- 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven



..:: .; 't jnx em trewsrts: Leadership Unaltered In Moinside


.

'I Cage Loops; VF-22 Gains Prestige


'
v There was no change In the leadership of the American and National Circuits of Main-

,; o .' ;'- '. ,t ".: ,,. side intramural basketball as Fasron Six, VF-22, VP-741, Supply, Fasron 109 and Opera-
( > ,,\ tions maintained their unbeaten records through a rousing week of upsets.

VF-22 asserted itself as a definite I
were the big point getters for
Donaldson Wafs threat to Fasron Six's title Fasron. Joe Simochek canned

hopes in the American League, seven for the losers.

34-33 VictimsOf smashing to a pair of impressive' s

wins against rugged opposition.In Despite Gene McKenzie's 48

Wave the National loop Supply points, NARTU was a 106-65 vic
CagersA and Fasron 109 had a showdown tim of VF-22 in a game that re-

Saturday before payday Monday that knocked the loser wrote the scoring record books.

crowd of cage bugs jammed the za from a first place deadlock. A Jack Stringer and George Dasher -

Mainside gym last week-end to score was not available at press with 29 and 21 points, respectively

ring approval as the Sax Navy time, but the fracas was rated a led the merciless attack

Waves came from behind an ear toss up.VP741. for VF22.

ly deficit to eke out a 34-33 win picked up its second de- VF-44 had little trouble In disposing

over the Wafs of Donaldson AFB. y r cision of the year last Monday of a short-handed VF-171

It was the second victory in with an easy 64-16 drubbing of quintet, 70-37. W. J. Kilgore can-

service competition for the local -S tT1v VF-44. The Fighter Squadron'stotal ned 14 for VF-44, but the Indi-

gals this season. Both have been +' represents a new low for the vidual high was Brock Lamot's

over Donaldson. Feb. 21 the season. Carol Heeth's 14 pointswas 16 for VF-171.
for the winners. Dick FAW-11 59-55
high surprised O&G ,
for
Waves are on the road a game
Adams through six for in nip-and-tuck affair that
with the Women Marines of Par- pumped : a was
VF44. in doubt until the final minute.
ris Island.
Never behind, VF-171 eked outa Don Bowden flipped through 23
Wina Counts Winner
57-53 victory over VF-174, rid- for FAW, while Tom Northropand
by scant point, 32-31,
Leading a
Don Swanson had 19 and 18
ing an intermission lead of four ,
with 5:01: remaining in the last n4 v' nve7darr.\s.-kMUT. .ihwr.AL-rAi..A.IAi v.1Y.vn .MMLws ON/YIS. points through the second half. respectively for the Ordnance
quarter, Coach Ann Winn flipped
fielder from 15 feet out GG ELIMINATION-The man on the right is not the headless Neal Baughman scored 25 for gang.
through a
boxer. He's Ed Tanaka, who proves to be an elusive target for VF-171, although held without a VA-45 pulled a mild upset by
and the bucket proved to be the John Severn In their at NATTCtnter. The '
welterweight scrap tally in the third canto. Paul Des- defeating Special Services, 58-54.
margin of victory. Donaldson was bout was one of the features of the Smoker held at the Center lauriers counted 13 for the losers. Bob Smith paced the visitors with
last Thursday to determine entries in the 10th Annual lax
able to hit only two charity 20 Wrede meshed
S e points.
Leroy
Golden Gloves meet. Tanaka won the match on a decision and will
pitches in the ensuing shuffle. be one of the lax: Navy team members vying for honors In the VF.!! needed an overtime to 10 for the losers, who pulled even

Bev Schoemthal had eight meet to be held Feb. 16-17-18. defeat VF-172, 69-68, after miss- in the final heat, only to bow bya

points in both the second and ing four charity attempts that pair of fielders.
third heats to bring the skirted .
would have broken a 60-60 stale-
tars from behind a first period Entries Submitted By mate at the end of regulation A much Improved Disbursingfive ..

count of 13-6. It was 21.18 at the play. Jack Stringer had 20 pointsfor gave Supply a scare before

half and into the final stanza the the victors, six in the over falling behind, 65-50. Supply

Waves led, 31.30.Sehoemthal. 32 For Golden GlovesCombining time. Individual honors went to jumped to an early advantage,

Gets 18 VF-172's Bob Strausbaugh, who but could not pad the margin in

The Waves' blanket-like defense meshed 25.Forfeit the second half as Paul Webb and
the talents of NATTCenter and Mainside '
Tom Saneholtz refused to
which held the visitors give
,
Jax Navy will enter 32 fighters in the 10th Annual Jacksonville ,wins were gained by
Norm Reitz
was high with 22.
without a field goal In the last Operations over VA-175 and VF- up.
Golden Gloves boxing tournament Feb. 16-17-18, with
VF-171 handed O&G its
led Bittner. sec-
period
was by Joyce 174 VF-44.
over
at least one representative in seven of eight weight classes.
ond loss of the week, 7244. A
She took over the brunt of the Pancho Hartman flipped Ina
defensive chores when Alice 'I A smoker at the Center last I worth, Bernard Harper, Marty fielder in the waning seconds of balanced attack-John Bond 18,

Johnson collected her fifth per- Thursday, originally designed to Denkin, Don Sullivan, Don Sotelo play to give VF-173 a 63-62 win Neal Baughman 16, Tom TurdO

sonal foul in the third stanza. weed out prospective Gloves entries Mike Oliverez and John over VJ-2 in a thriller. The Hurricane 15, and Don Wilson 14-kept Ord-

Cynthia Eiland had 17 pointsfor was used only as a tuneup. O'Brien. Hunters trailed' 51-40 after nance and Gunnery on the ropes.

the Wafs abetted by Joy Coach Steve Mayer, who will Welterweights, Jerry Deley, Ed three quarters, but caught fire in Tom Northrop counted 16 for the
Sherwood's nine and Joan Camp the last heat to push the struggleto losers.
Tanaka Dick Paff Ulmer-
wtih Larry
handle the reins 'jointly the wire. Rallying from behind a 34-25
bell's canned
18 for seven.the winners Schoemthal while Kay i Tony Farias, of NAS, altered his enstine, Bob Treider and Elysius Mac Jones pushed through 11 halftime deficit, VF-22 spilled

Shorb added nine and Winn sev- plans after the fights electing to i Sierra; middleweights, Willie field goals and eight free tries for Hospital, 68-56. The winners useda

en. give both winners and losers a Fisher, Bill Flynn, Harry Gough, 30 points to pace the losers, while margin of 22.11n the final stanza
John Severns, Clyde Callahan, Dave Sugg was high for the to gain the verdict. Jack
shot at a title. 'I Charlie Machert, Pat Rosebaumand Fighter Squadron. with 21. Hartman Stringer had 22 for VF-22 while

Handball Tournament In all, 16 men from each com- Bob Watson; light heavy- had 11. Jim Freeman's 19 was high for

Open To ServicemenEntries mand will see action. Workoutsthis weights, George Jarosck, Tom Fasron 109 found the scoring the Corpsmen.

to the 1953: Florida week will bring the squads Miller, Bob Kellogg, and Lou lanes open from every angle Tram AMERICAN LEAGUE W ?.

AssoclaUon AAU Four Wall together for the first time, giving Caro, and heavyweights, Roy Jef- against X-l, registering an effort- VF-22 Fasron Six 3 3VP741 C 0

Handball Championships, slated Farias and Mayer an opportunityto ferson, George Brazis and Jim- less 81-20 decision. Bill Madden, 3 0
Hospital
3 :I
for Flamingo Park, Miami Judge team strength. my John. Doyle Scroggins and Jim Smith NARTU 2 2
VF-171 a :
Beach, Feb. 28-March: 8, are i Assisting Far I a s with his FAW-11 3O&G :2

now open to service personnelit Mainside entries the past three i 3VF44 1 2

waa announced this week. weeks has been Marion Groizdala, <', .> VF.172 VF-174 I 4 3
Additional information can be 1946 Michigan Golden Gloves' NATIONAL LEAGUE':
TrAm W L
had by phoning' extension 512, champ in the heavyweight divi- Supply 3 0
Operations 3
the NAB Special Services office, sion. Groizdala is a lieutenant on FaKron 109 3 0V
or In at call with VF-44 and has A4
by calling person reserve Srprlal Services 1 2
Building 930. been using his off duty hours to VF.173VJ2 1 :3
straighten out the kinks in the
Disbursing O 3
local material.An X-l 0 3 -
35 CouplesVie
estimated 30 to 40 bouts

will be staged on opening nightof TWO-BIT CLUB
Mixed y r
In the Gloves, while the second i y JS
A pair of new faces Joinedthe
and third eves will pair roughlytwo
Two-Bit Club last week
Two-Ball PlayThe dozen each. Service person-
when Mac Jones, VJ-2, meshed
nel and children can purchase
30 points, and Jack Stringer,
March of Dimes campaign
tickets on the station for $.50.
VF-22 totaled 29 in
Mainside
,
received another check from station a
Jax Navy's roster-which may intramural
to
cage play qual-
golfers last week as a result
be strengthened before the entry ify for membership In the
of Mixed Two-Ball Tournament
a
deadline-lists: flyweight, Steve scoring lodge.
staged Sunday on the local (
Cronin featherweights, Ralph
course. Thus far, $90 has ; a However, it was Gene Mc-
Clark Frank Carpenter and John
,
Kenzies 4 8 point showing
been raised for the fund from
Voltz; lightweights, Ronnie Burn- r
similar tourneys. against VF-22 that gained

Bob Wallace and Betty Parks were Ken Sutton and Mrs. f prominence in the latest meet-

won low gross honors with an Dougharty; Hank Gage and Mrs. ing.Gene
84, while Bob Foxx and Jean Bid Elsie Lusk; Jim and Betty Grey __ 25 points.McKenzie, NARTU. 48. 26.

annexed low net with an 86-23- and Bob and Mrs. Moon, all with bob Mar Jones Smith VJ-2.VA 45 30. 40.point 28 polnU.

63. Runnerup in the latter class nets of 70.Closing Jack Stringer VF-22, 29 point,
Tom Northrop O&GA.23 point
was the team of Jim and Ann time for entries in the DUI B&lley.. Fnsron :31x. 27 points
Rentz with a net of 67. station's Two-Ball Championshiphas DEAD END-VF-22's George Dasher could to no further Leroy \\rede. S. S.-M U., Z

Third went to Capt. and been extended to tomorrow toward the bucket before firing a one-bander as Ray Illlllard, points Neal BauKhraan, VI"-111. 23
place Gene McKenzie and Dub Shuman (left to right) of NARTU halt points
Mrs. J. C. Early wittf a 68. In a afternoon, 1600 at the golf shack. his advance. VF-22 defeated the Reserves 106-65, In a Mainside Bob. Stmwbaugh, VT-m 95points.

four way tie for fourth place Play opens Saturday. intramural fracts(! that established a new high for the season.



Page Eight JAX Am NEWS 5 February 1953mmmDl

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-Beware Of The Swarm HonorsContinued
Ceremony

I Feel That: Gnawing Sensation- Might Be Termites! ( from Page 1)


(Items offering for sale articlesof What_ social Insect Is the big. 1940 and first delivery was made

property such as washing machines rest "home breaker" and can leadto to the Navy on July 31, 1942. la

automobiles, furniture, ra- the destruction of your. household irst-line combat harness longer
dios, clothing and the like are prohibited ? than any military aircraft on

by Defense Department Those who have had the sad experience 4 record, Corsairs flew thousandsof
4* Navy and Marine Corps pilots
This column will, however
regulations. can tell you .. It's the
list such services as available termite into history during World WarII.
rides wanted and lost At present it is in blazing action -
housing, Late winter and early spring,
and found articles or other similar termites emerge in swarms from in Korea.In .

notices). the interior walls of houses and h the Pacific, allied pilots
FOR RENT other buildings and the battle begins { h I flying Corsairs established an unbeatable

Furn. 2 rm. garage apt. 562 Ogram record downing 2,240
St. Ph. 7-6638, Mrs. Ilamlett '" t I enemy planes with a loss of only

Furn. 2 rm. apt. 1619 Perry. Ph. Most people have seen termitesbut -, .... 189-a ratio of better than 11 to
4-4784, Miss Chancey. there Is a lot about them that 1. Nicknamed "Whistling Death"
Furn. 2 bdrm. apt. 3225 Post. $75 they still %don't know. Termitesare I by the Japanese in World WarII

mo. Ph. 888374. Mrs. Rose. social insects living In colonies 4 the speedy Corsair further
Furn. 3 rm. apt. $45 mo. 419 Bel- in the soil, or in other places proved its worth recently when
fort St., Jax. Phone 24797. Mrs. such as sills of buildings in which I (W.4R1f Marine Capt. Jesse' G. Folmar

C. A. Cruse. a connection with soil is main- shot down a Russian-built MIG..
Furn. rm. 2737 Herschel. Ph. alned. Although they have no -S..

28520. Mrs. Metcalf. medical significance, they are of .
"'!." Seven Prizes
Furn. garage apt. 4 rms. 3708 great concern to man because of .,Y : ..'"
Hedrlck St. Avondale. $65. Ph. the damage they do to buildings. (Continued from Page 1)
TERMITE SWARM- A good example of the termite, the
8.4577, T. E. Highsmith. Usually the type of termite most "home wrecker," was displayed last Friday when a swarm appeared A limited number of garden
Furn. 2 barm cottage, Ph. 2.7396. people see is a winged, black insect In the offices of Preventive Medicine Unit No. 1. As they enteredthe tools be checked out for
Turch. resembling an ant. These are premises, the pests paid no attntion to the advice offered may
Furn. 1 or 2 bdrm. apt. 1218 Chal- the "reproductlves" and can exist them in the above photo. More permanent measures were takento two-day periods at the Housing
make them understand Office, Building 1050. These tools
len Ave. Hanks. Ph. 20291.
outside of the air-conditioned colony -
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 112 E. Ashley.Ph. When seen in this form the favorable, the young winged termites glad to answer any questions about are available between 1530 and
45676. Mrs. Stradtman. termites and give tips on their rid 1730 on Mondays, Wednesdaysand
termites are engaged in that universally leave the old nest in search
Furn. 5 3321 Knight. Ph. dance. For further informationcall Fridays.
rm. apt.
popular past time of courtship I
of a new one. At the end of the
24996. Mrs. Featherston. marriage and house hunting. : extension 748.BETTERS Seeds, plants and .garden equip
Furn. room. 2586 College. Phone S flight the termites pair off, male ment may be purchased throughthe

7-5108 after 5 p.m. Powell. When climatic conditions areHONORED and female, each pair setting up Navy Exchange or at local
Furn. 3 rooms day or week. 2601 its own nest. At this time their TQ THEEDITOR nurseries and seed stores. Gar

Park. Ph. 82770. Mrs. Houston. wings are shed. So a new colony den plots should not exceed 80

Furn. 3 rm. apt. $85 mo. 2601 Park comes into being to plague a poor square feet overall, and may be
Ph. 8-2770. Mrs. Houston. peaceful home-loving human: In any design or pattern desired.At .

Furn. apt. Ph. 11283244. 8530 Then there is the termiteworker the cldse of the contest, on
Matera Ave. Mrs. Sadler. i, yWIWi June 1 the committee will
ap-
9 white and wingless, which is ,.l 4 4 ,
Furn. 2 rms. 722 Lomax. Ph. A, unable to withstand the drying effects Dear Editor, point three competent Judges

83867. Mrs. Skipper. of the atmosphere. Conse- How about an amatuer photo- from the City of Jacksonville to
Furn. 4 room apt. 2636 Myra. Ph. quently, in order to maintain the graph contest? view the competing lawns and
78516. Mrs. Cowart. and select the winners.
required high humidity, their passage gardens,
I think that I of
am one
Furn. bdrm. Ph. 7.4788 or 78223. many
across exposed areas_ Is effected Any householders who have
aboard the station that have taken
Mrs. Dodd. by the construction of covered not received entry forms, and
j Furn. apt. 3622 Riverside Ave., Kh < mud-like tubes, which look some very odd, but interesting are eligible to enter the contest,
Mrs. W. J. Lafferty. Ph. 23720. snapshops.In Mrs. Saultz
I like tunnels. should contact Marge ,
Furn. house.. Near NAS Jax. Ph. 4 every edition of Life maga- president of the Navy Wives'

25965. When a swarm of termites emerge zine, there appears a human In- Club No. 86, at extension 8500.Survivors' .
Unfurn. apt. 2 bdrm. Murray 11111 from behind the woodwork, terest picture. This can usually be ---- ..----
Section $65 mo. Mrs. Harold found on the last page of the
w there are a few things you can do
Gore. Ph. 21617. for immediate action: publication. I myself make a pointof Claims
house 3017 turning to this each week
Share 5 rm. College page
1. Use cleaner.
a vacuum Emp-
Ph. 23552. Mrs. Cason. with a great amount of anticipation Deadline 3
ty contents in garbage can. Since July
Couple to share home. 321 W .
termites are fragile, rough treat-
Seventh St. Weddle. I ment of cleaner should kill them. If a contest of this type were Claims for the loss of personal

Share home with couple. Phone i 2. Use insecticide if you have sponsored by your paper, I'm posi- effects of a Navy man must be

27687. Mrs. S. A. Pinholster i BY FELLOW no vacuum cleaner. Liberally applied tive that you would receive quitea submitted by survivors before July

2804 Waller. WORKERS-"They think after with flit gun, almost any Insecticide bit of enthusiasm from the 3 if the death and loss occurred
(Email 3 rm. house. 9361 103rd st. you get over 60, they have to will do. "troops". before July 3, 1952, the Navy an
Mrs. Driggers. Ph. 8-3537. $35 do something to keep you In After termite swarm has been P.S. Am sending an Example nounced.In .

month Boyer good ,humor Master," says Mechanic Lawrence at eradicated, call Maintenance DIvision along as an enclosure Isn't very an amendment to the Military

Dormnn. Public Works, when fellow em- of Public Works ((325)) and good, but might do. Personnel Claims Act of 1945, con
Unfuvn. house 6142 Firestone Rd ployees honored him on his report the termite swarm. The E. ILS sideratlon of new claims and of
$50 mo. Mrs. Lusher. 66th birthday last Friday An crew will then make further checkof S the reconsideration of claims previously -

TOR SALE NAS a veteran"plank of over owner 30,"years Boyer fed is termite work and apply corrective Sounds like a fine idea! In fact, sent in but not approved,
) bedroom house. $5900. 6042 where the loss of property was Incident
eral service. He is utilities superintendent measures. we have been thinking of some-
Transylvania. Phone 8-210. Mr. of the station Preventive Medicine Unit No. 1 thing along that line. We'll get to the Navy man's services

Nltchey. power plant.- .. (formerly Malaria and MosquitoUnit to work on it! and death on or after Dec. 7, 1939,
Unfurn. 6 rooms, $17.50 per mo. No. 1)) will be more than Editor. are now permitted.The .
$2500 down payment. Ph. 2.7679 Comdr. Owens law places a $2,500 limit on
after 4:00: p.m. Lcdr. Miller. anyone claim, and provides that

1IISCU.ANEOI1SDriving Leaves VF-173 new claims arising since Dec. 7,
to Boston on Feb. 13. 1939, may be sent in within two
Wave riders wanted. Mrs. High Comdr John A. Owens, skipperof years from date of damage or loss,

1939 Allandale Circle So. Phone VF.173, was relieved at changeof 1% roa hI or one year from July 3, 1952,
888024. command ceremonies last week. whichever is later.
Lcdr. Alexander D. C. Dyers, I .
Riders wanted Spring Park Rd.
squadron executive officer took o? 4.YELEVATES
Robert Burr, Ph. 90874. Working Flamingo Mid-Winter
over the unit temporarily until the ,
hours 7:00: to 3:30.:::
new commanding officer, Comdr Meets Attract Fliers
Baby sitter. Ph. 7.4788 or 7-8223
F. W. Luebke, arrives.
Mrs. DoddExtension Comdr. Owens, who was also Pointing to the National Mid-
-S. S executive officer of VF.173, is to Winter Pistol Matches in Tampa,

Shipping- report to the Chief of Naval Operation March 6.14, and the Flamingo
in Washington, D.C. Open Pistol Tournament in Coral
Over Bonus ClarifiedThe
The new skipper, Comdr Lueb- Gables, March 16.21, a trio of
same shipping-over bonus ke is now under instruction at the Jax: Navy shooters warmed up at
should be given to a sailor or marine Jet All-Weather Flight School at the monthly Ocala Pistol Shoot

who voluntarily extends his NAS, Key West. t last weekend by taking top
enlistment more than once as be While under the command of honors in two divisions.

would have received if he'd extended Comdr. Owens, VF-173 won the John Lucas won the master ag-
just once for the total pe coveted Commander Air Forces, gragate and Jesse Blanton was
riod. Atlantic Fleet Battle Efficiency"E" the individual high in the expert
Comptroller General Lindsay for propellor driven fighter class and second in sharp shooter
Warren held that three naval serv- aircraft. The squadron was proven class. Bob Munday was secondin
ice men who had extended twiceon best of its type through competitive the marksmen division.
original enlistments were entitled exercises and administrative Team captain Bob Stringer will

to the full amount because inspections. TO STARDOM-Curvesome Patricia Hardy, the lead his squad of Lucas, Allan
they were covered by the Act of VF-173 returned to the United former Times Square elevator operator who has a leading role in Johns, Ben Preston and Jim
August 22, 1912 that provides for States only recently after having her first movie, "Girls in the Night wonders about 1953. Pat was Thomas into the March compe-
"Miss New York Press Photographer" for 1952 and she hopes the
"aggregate" extensions for sea completed a tour of duty in the girl who succeeds her In the title spot will get the same breaks tition, aiming for further nation.
.ervll'e pe"sonr."l.' mammoth Sixth Fleet. that she did. Pat's a native of Brooklyn. al recognition for Jax Navy.
.