Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 18, 1952
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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18 December I IJ11
Pago Two JAX AIR NEWS 1952

Artist Hill DepartsThe {Care Should Be Exercised In Putting

new standard column I

X fY ms id 5 time feature to heads time in appearing the Jax from Air Up Trees, Holiday Decorations .

Published Thursday for Navy activities at Naval AIr News have been created by artist Christmas time is usually a hap-

StationJacksonvilleevery, Fla.NAS Irven C. Hill, Jr., DMISN, py occasion, but it can turn into an angle to expose a greater au;.

Jacksonville of NATTCenter. sadness and tragedy unless precaution face area to water and keep add.

Capt. Burnham C. McCaffrce Commanding Officer Hill, who was separated from is taken with trees and ing water from time to time so

Comdr. James H. Armstrong Executive Officer the Navy Dec. 12, consentedto decorations. that the base of the tree will stay

Fleet Air Jacksonville finish this one project for covered.
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison Commander Unless care is taken with these
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins Chief of Staff the Jax Air News before going decorations they can cause un- 3. Do not place tree too closeto

Fleet Air Wine Eleven back to civilian life as a stu- told hardship and excessive dam- stoves, radiators and other

Capt Arthur S. Born _______Commander dent at the University of Min sources of heat, which may proeadded
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton Chief Staff Officer nesota.A age.Here hazards.
Naval Air Technical Training Center steady art contributor to are a few tips on safety
Capt. Edwin R. Peck. Commanding Officer latest the procedures recommended by the 4. In selecting a location for
the Hill's are
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart Executive Officer paper, station Security department to your tree make sure that it is not
Time Out head on the sports
Naval Hospital : keep this a safe and happy holi blocking an exit nor will it blockan
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer page, and CPO, Wave Ways, exit should it fall.
Copt T. F. Weiner Executive Officer Navy Exchange Notes, among day.
NARTU others. 1. Get a freshly cut tree right 5. ABOVE ALL do not smoke

Capt. Easton B. Noble .CommandingOfficer before Christmas and remove it near the tree no matter what

Comdr. Anthony Trusso immediately after. precautions you have taken.

2. IF YOU are going to have 6. Use no lighted candles on or
at the U. S. Naval Air Station. Ohio Twins
The JAX AIR NEWS tl published weekly
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed m INlnCI non-appropriated funds your tree up for any length of near a tree or other inflammable
at no expense to the government and In with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. decorations. If
Nov. 1W7 Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the time there are other measures you must use open
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Air Station Cecil Field. and the U. S. Similar Even that you need to take.a. flame decorations be sure you\
Naval llospltal.
Editor Andrew H. Planey Set tree up in a pan of have a fire extinguisher handy
Staff Members: Ed Nellist, J03; John Charvat, AN; Vivian Williams To Freckles"The water. and keep constant watch.

SA; Helen Harper. b. Cut base of the tree off at 7. Before you put lights on your
fht JAX AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Tortes Press Service. only sport we ever took tree, make doubly sure that they

AFPS written material permission appearing of Aimed In this Forces publication Press may Service.not Republication of withoutthe other part in together was fighting are in good condition and no bare

matter Editor., JAX except AIR by NEWS.service publications prohibited without permission ol the back-alley kind," grinned Carroll New Classes In wire showing. A short circuitcan

Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extension* Boothby, twin brother of Dar- Air Defense Set cause'a fire.
8. Equipment bearing the labelof
8184 and 216. rell, both of whom are now in
For the Underwriters Laboratory,
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year Airman Preparatory School at JanuaryIn Inc., is your best bet for all electrical
NATTCenter. answer to the many queries decorations.

Looking alike even down to the for more information on the

Holiday Greetings Extended By freckles, the two Marines from : need of 800 civilian volunteersfor 9. CONSTANTLY are an indication blowingfuses that your

Mt. Orab, Ohio, make up a thirdof the Jacksonville Air Filter
a family which contains two Center, new classes will start lines are overloaded. Remove
Officials To All Personnel of and
Local some your lights replacethe
other brothers and two sisters, after the first of the year.
fuse with another of the
have none of whom are twins, however. The appeal, carried In last
High ranking officials at Naval Air Station Jacksonville : same size. Do not use a penny or
Back home they go with girls who week's Jax Air News, showed
forwarded the following Christmas messages to military a fuse of higher rating. If your
are cousins not twins. the need volunteers to pro-
civilian personnel at NAS: fuses blow again notify the Pub
The pair went through recruit cess Ground Observer Reportsfor
t lic Works electrical department,
training at San Diego, where as this area, as an importantlink
To all Naval personnel and their families in the Jacksonville extensions 441 or 325.
of our Air Defense System.
Darrell explained it, "Carroll caus- .
I extend best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a fruitful 10. If decorate home
area: my Training will be given volun- you your
ed all the trouble and I got all the
and Happy New Year. May our best efforts during the coming elaborately can use uncom-
blame." They were pretty surprised teers any night of the week, for you
year help to bring peace to our country, and an early reunion of when sent to Camp Fendleton, two and one-half hours nightly bustible material. If you do not
our personnel serving in foreign waters and their families and have flame-proofed materials
Calif., together, and even more for approximately 12 to
loved ones. amazed when both were transferred 15 weeks. Classes begin at 19- make sure that you treat them
Bear Adm. Osborne B. Ilardison, 30. yourself. An effective treatmentis
here for school.
Commander, Fleet Air lax. Civilians earnestly desiringto accomplished by spraying or
But the two of a kind won't be
1 participate in this civil de- dipping the object in fireproof
causing confusion much longer if I
I am happy to extend to all personnel of the Naval Air Station, their present plans work out. Car- fense program can obtain more solution of equal parts of Borax,

military and civilian, my best wishes for a joyous holiday season. roll hopes to go to the Aviation information by calling or writIng and boric acid mixed in water.

May your Christmas Day be warmly blessed with good will toward Electronicsman School at Mem- The Air Filter Center, 575 11. PLACE all of refuse in the

all. And may the New Year be one of achievement and determination phis, Tenn., while Darrell has his Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville. dempster dumpsters or in other

in order that this nation may continue to be strong, lead- eye on Electrician's Mate School Phone number is 7-8473 or 7- suitable closed containers or in-

ing the world in the ways of peace, freedom and opportunity.Capt. here. 8474. cinerators.

Burnham C. McCaffree, 12. Take special care of heat

Commanding Officer, NAS. operated toys and new electrical

S ntr + gadgets if they do not bear the

label of the Underwriters Lab-
To all hands of the Jax Navy area: A Merry Christmas to all

and most sincere wishes for a Prosperous and Happy New Year. oratory, Inc.
13. Make sure you know the
Capt. Edwin R. Peck
location of your nearest fire extinguisher -
Commanding Officer, NATTC
and also your nearest
1 'Y IfL call
fire alarm box. In case of fire

Season's greetings from the officers and men of Fleet Air Wing the fire department extension

II to all their good neighbors at NAS Jacksonville. 333, immediately.Public .

Capt. Arthur S. Born, places are hazards dur-

Commander, Fleet Air Wing 11. ing the season. Therefore it is

especially necessary that all fire

I wish to express my sincere appreciation to the officers and exits be kept free and that all

men of the several commands in the Jacksonville area for their other precautions be taken.

cooperation and cheerful assistance on many occasions during the 14. When decorations are set

past year, and to extend to all hands the very best wishes for a up in barracks and other public

Merry Christmas and a Happy and Peaceful New Year. assembly places it is necessary

Capt. Dwight J. Wharton, that the fire department be informed -

Commanding Officer, Naval Hospital. to check on extent of

i safety precautions taken.

I wish to extend to the officers, enlisted men, civilian employees ,"M'j'' US:,4" .. ":" ";"""" H": V ,, as9.;. ; ;;,, .
and their families ,of NARTU and all other activities located at
) students
NAS Jacksonville, my sincere good wishes for a very Merry Christ- Boothby-you decide which Is which-look and mechanism Carroll 1C DIVESTESERVICES)) ,

mas and the happiest and most prosperous of New Years. of a Propeller during class at the Aviation Machinist Rate Shop.

Capt. Easton B. Noble, have There has been only the one other set of twins of 6,197 Marines who ( )>>
gone through/ Airman Preparatory School since It
Commanding Officer, NARTU. reactivated In March 1951. .was


ffiljnstuuts, VruJcr FRONT PAGE Rental Overcharge RefundedRental 0800-Episcopal Communion

Services, Small Chapel.
Exemplifying the solemn overcharges amountingto
Oh Thou, who by giving Thy 0830-All Saints Chapel.
theme of the Birth of Christ, 11,287.55 have been refunded
We Thy blessing on the to
Son to be born by Mary, made pray
motherhood holy, and all family poor, the cold, the hungry, and the front page montage of today's 19 Ft. Devens servicemen, the Office 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel0930Sunday
those who have none to help issue is a result of collaboration of Stabilization has disclosed. SchooL
ties Bless, we
precious; pray
1045-All Saints
between the Jax Air office discovered
them. So move ouhearts that overchargesto
Thee, our homes, loved ones, and
News staff and the NAS Photo personnel living off Catholic
friends. Grant that in the spirit out of what Thou hast given us base.
(AFPS). 0800-0900-1000 Mass St. Ed
.of. this season all hearts may be we may freely give to them. lab.Helping
, illustrate the themeis ward's ChapeL
and all our pleasures Remember in Thy mercy our
the family of Earle P. Bailey Christmas trees brilliantly 0645-Mass at Hospital ChapeL
May all children be dear to us loved ones from whom we are
PNT2, of Fasron Six. Pictured lighted and decorated, first ap- Mormon
for the sake of the Child Jesus. separated, and grant that both
are Bailey, his wife, peared In Germany in the 16th 1930-Tuesday NATTC Chaplain's -
Make them glad in Ills love as they and we, by drawing near to Century.A -
Marjorie and children, Wayne, office.
they keep Christmas, and give to the Babe of Bethlehem may be
aged two, and Barbara, aged of hotly placed on the Christian Science.
us a useful heart to share their drawn closer to each other. Amen. door was believed II
three. to frighten away 1900-Tuesday NATTC Chap-
-Armed Forces Chaplains' Board
Joy. even the boldest of witches. Iain's office.L .



18 December 1952 JAX AIR .NEWS Page Threo

] I Kiddies' Annual Treat

. Children To Frolic

'Ia 0I- r V Y 13 Parties SaturdaySanta

Santa Claus will reign supreme his Saturday when some
r 4,000 Navy children await his arrival at 13 Christmas parties

e here
It's; doubtful that Santa will
Station party children will hear
r come by sleigh, but certainly all
stories told by Mrs. Dorothy Stevens
t t other means of transportationwill a teacher at Venetia School.In .
t be used to get him from one
,. party to another in record time. addition to gifts packagesof
candied fruit and nuts will be
tractor to the
. He will drive a
NATT- given each child. Some parties
AEA) School Party at
t Center. lie may arrive at other will serve refreshments.

.. parties by airplane tar, flretruck, Since a year ago, the numberof
, or on foot, but In each instance children from the Station, NA-
Santa will bring gaily wrapped TTCenter and Fleet Air Jacksonville

t presents for every youngster present ha Increased by more than
t including 292 honored guests 1,000. In order to accomodate this
, from nine orphanages In the Jacksonville large number of youngsters. (ten

TOP ESSAYISTS-it was award ceremony time for some S3 area.Extensive years of age and under), separate
participants in the Morals Essay Contest last Friday when they S parties were planned this year Instead -
, fathered for a brief ceremony. At the top Is a group of the top
have been made of the previous big partyfor
ten participants. Front row (left to right), Capt. Easton B. Noble, plans
commanding: officer of NARTU. who was on hand to witness the for entertaining the kiddies. Some all
ceremony; Mary Baker, RM2; Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, parties will have movie cartoons, S S
NAS commanding officer, who made the presentations; Capt. Ed- puppet shows and games. At the The Naval Air fetation party
win R. Peck, NATTC commanding: officer, who received the first will be at 1300 in the Malnside
l place prize in behalf of Florian P. Super, ICC, and James C. Harvey
Auditorium. Fleet Air Jackson-
. SN. Bark row, Warren Cox, AA; Emment Shirely, CSC; AnnouncedFor
William Mclnarnay, AN, second place winner; Charles Ltngar, Program vllle will have two parties at the
AN; James Mallory, ALAN, and Thomas Gartin, IIM3. At the :1 Malnside; ; Lounge same time. ComFairJax units will
right, Captain McCaffree presents the second place prize, a Mainside Lounge which is convene in Hangar 116 and Fleet
, watch, to William Mclnarnay, AN, of NARTU. usually closed on Monday, will Air Wing 11 in Hangar 140.

Climax Of Contest remain open Monday, Dec. 22. So many children have registered -
It will be closed Dec. 24 but will for the ANP( ) School party at

reopen for Open House on NATTCenter, that the party was
33 Morals Essay Participants Christmas Day.Monday's moved from the gym to the audi

program at 2000 torium, Building 63. The Administration -
Presented Awards for EffortsThe TT will feature the Bagaley Danc- group party, originally

ers and Munroe accordlanists. scheduled for the Auditorium, has
concluded Morals Essay Contest at Naval Air Sta-
recently All Navy personnel are Invi- been moved to the swimming pool,
tion Jacksonville was climaxed at an impressive award ceremony last
ted. Winter uniform is optional. Building 614.
Friday. S

Capt. Burnham C. McCafrree, Cigarette lighten were presented AOA) and AOB( ) Schools will
commanding officer, in makingthe Santa Will Be There
to Emmett C. Shively, CSC, have their party at Hanger 622;
presentations to thirtythreetop Commissary Store, for seventh AEA) and AEB( ) Schools at
entries, complimented research each and for place, and to Thomas D. Gartin, Chiefs' Club To FEAt work
their "hard ,
HM3, NAS Infirmary, for eighth Building 610; aQd Aircraft Main-

the thought"overall which success had of contributed the contest.to place. Two Events DE
Contest Iff Succeed Ninth place winner, M/Sgt Two hundred underprivileged cl illdren will have a Chrislmas party the Technical Library. AU are
lie further declared that the Reginald G. Bagube Sr., Marine they will never forget if the aim ol the CPO Club is achieved. at 1300 on Saturday.

Morals Program at the Station Aviation Detachment, NATTC, The kiddies will be divided into IV CHAKGK of the parties are Children of Naval Hospital per-
had been of such significance that and tenth place winner, Warren sonnel will have
two parties, one on the night of club president Archie P. Warren, a party at 1400on (
letters of commendation had C. Cox AA AE"A" School at while
Dec. 22 and the other on the nightof
ALe and Carl E. Owens AOC
offices in Washing-
received from .,
NATTCenter, were given kye youngsters will be given their par-
ton.Capt. chains.In Dec. 23. Navy busses will pick Starting work on the project in ty at 1600 on Friday Dec ID.
Charles A. Dittmar, senior in town for the
addition to the prizes, the up youngsters early November they have received The Malaria and Mosquito Con-
station chaplain and contest com- top ten winners were presented trip to the club. contributions not only from the tiol Unit and the Naval Air Mo-

mittee had head been, Introduced chosen winners personnelwho and medals in recognition of their ef FIRST on the program will be a Chief and Master sergeants but bile Training Units also have plan
forts. Christmas feast that will includeall ned parties for children.
those receiving honorable mention. I also from many civilians who be- .
In the officers' competition, of the traditional holiday foods t
came Interested in the program.WEATHER .
Worthwhile 'rizt'S Lcdr. Edward S. Wise of VP861won plus take-home gifts of candies -...-
First place award, a wrist first award with his theme and fruits. HolidayLeaveExodus
watch, went to Florian P. Super, "High Moral Standards-A Nati- OUTLOOK
Climaxing the evening will be a
ICC, an instructor at the AE"B" onal Must'" Lcdr. Bryan W. visit, by Santa who will presentto Friday-Increasing cloudiness StartsIn
School at the Naval Air Technical Branks, AE"B". School at NATT- each child a gaily wrapped with light variable winds, much

Training Center, for his essay Center, took second place, and package containing for the boys; warmer. EarnestA

"Are You A Cold-Brick Capt. Lcdr. Charles L. Garrettson, NAS blue jeans, sweaters or jacketsand Saturday Cloudy, shifting
Edwin R. Peck, commanding of- Industrial Relations officer, won for the girls enchanting latest winds, showers and cooler. little earlier than usual,
ficer of NATTCenter, received the third place. Officers were presented style dresses or coats. There will Sunday-Moderate northwest the general exodus from the J

award in behalf of Super. medals. also be toys designed to win the I winds, clearing skies, temperature station began Monday, Dec.
Another wrist watch was pres- The following who received honorable approval of any child. near freezing.READY 15, when a large portion ,of
ented to William T. Mclnarnay, mention were also given personnel left on the first half
AN, NARTU Recruiting, who took medals; Pete Arasin, AE W' of the Christmas Holiday.Two .
second place with his essay "The School NATTCenter; Edward J. 6tX: 6 tUOUEf Leave Period> -

Nature and Importance of Mor- Burgoyne, YN3, NAS Personnel; PETTi OFFICIRS NAS personnel will have the op-

ality." James R. Relsch RMN2, NAS CLUB 1'NC tion of either the first period
33 Get Award Communications; Samuel P. Gute- which will run from the end of
Third prize winner James D. lius, YNT1, Personnel, NATTCenter .AS.AX. a working hours Dec. 15 to the startof

Mallory, ALAN, of VJ-2,was given ; Calvin L. Hill, AM3, NAS f working hours Dec. 29, or the .
a camera, as was James C. Crash Fire Division; Bernard E. < second period which will run from

Harvey, SN, NATTCenter, who Gerstner, AE1, FaeTuLant, Del. :4 the end of working hour Dec. 29!
had been selected for fourth place. 2, NAS. 4 : .o to the start of working hours Jan.

Mary Baker, RM?, NAS Com- Coleen IL Spafford, P H A N, 13, 1953.
munications, won a pen and pencil NAS Photo Lab; William H. Policy Set
set for her fifth place stand- Stoop, AN, AO"A" School NATT- Leave periods for NATTCenter

Ing, and Charles S. Lingar, AN, Center; Mike: Morimano, DC3, Overhaul personnel will run from Dec. 19 to(
AE"A" School at NATTCenter, and Repair; Reginald E. Jan. 4, 1953. The first period starts
was awarded an identical prize for Brown, NAS Infirmary; Gregory Dec. 19 and expires Dec. 28. Sec

sixth place.Chaplain. Gay, IIM1, NAS Infirmary; Eu- t e'A ond leave, for duty sections one
gene E. Wilhelm, ADC, NAS and three, at the Center start at
Dittmar Crash Fire Division; Richard C. 0000, Dec. 28 and ends 0715 Jan.

Frees YN3, NAS PO-Division; IIIY :5, 1953.
Leaves For New Duly Sgt. Timothy P. Riche, MAD, Dis- A Students at the Center will b.

Capt Charles A. Dittmar, senior bursing office; Richard L. Skates pq .
station chaplain at the Naval Air AC2, NAS Operations; ,, : provided they have leave on the
W' --------- -
Station, will leave Dec. 29 for Wilbur IL Wester, 11M2, NAS books or accrued prior to June
Warren, ALC, (left),
Seattle, Wash. to take over his Infirmary; Frank L. Coleman Jr., president of the Chief Petty Officer Club at NAS, was engrossedin 30, 1953, between the established
new duties as Chaplain of the 13th PIIAN, NAS Photo Lab; Elbert operating a toy train when he was interrupted by Carl Owens! dates for other Center personnel
Naval District. L. Clemmer, NAS Infirmary; Ro- AOC, who was admiring a child's dress. Against a background of Up to 35: per cent of all personnel
Captain Dittmar has served as nald L. Howard, SN, Chaplains' already wrapped packages of clothing and toys, which will be will be allowed leave at onetime
distributed to 200 underprivileged children at two Christmas
senior chaplain here for over three office, and Thomas A. Moffatt, parties Dec. 22 and 23 the two men find that playing Santa is at the discretion of the beads
years. IIM2, NAS Infirmary. fun as well as a lot of hard work. of departments.Ji.JI .


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18 December

Mission Of Mercy

s Navy Flies Jax Iron Lung PatientIn

Delicate Transfer To HospitalA

HERE AND THEREFirst Navy R4D8 transport plane plane took off until it landed in I

= performed a mission of mercy Nashville three hours later. The

Sailor: "I haven't toucheda ai last Thursday when Mrs. W. Tay- pumping was dOhe by three Navy I

drop In over two months.. lor Sams, of Jax: was flown In hospital corpsmen who workedIn

Second Sailor: "Neither have I, Nash shifts.
an iron lung from NAS to
friend, but don't you think we'd a. as Its mission accomplished, the

better knock on wood?" ville, Tenn. R4D8 the\i returned to NAS Jar,

First Sailor: "Absolutely. Let's Mrs. Sams, a victim of a bulbar delivering the iron lung to per- I

go pound on .a bar." type polio, had been_ in an sonnel of St. Luke's. Hospital the
iron lung at St. Luke's Hospital same day.

The brakes of the approachingcar since early September. When ar- In providing the aircraft the
a protest as the
Navy. was performing
admit one more
rangements had been made to
unwary pedestrian stepped into its of its humanitarian
her for special treatment in many sere
path. The driver glared. ices to the public in accordancewith
the new polio wing recently
"Why don't you look where long established custom.
Vanderbilt University
you're going?" he shrieked. "You .
Hospital, the Duval County
pedestrians cross a street like you
... Chapter of the National Polio
own IU""Wen! 1\1:_ lOlIy. Air News Takes
Foundation contacted the Naval

," replied the unperturbed MERCY FLIGHT-Starting the first shift of a three-hour Air Station on the possibility of 2-Week HolidayThis

pedestrian, patting the tax receiptIn operation of hand-pumping the life-saving iron lung which !Mrs. obtaining one of the large trans-

his pocket, "I've made more Taylor Sams, polio victim Is ensconced, is Gregory Gay, IIM1. the deli- is the last issue of
Waiting his turn Just behind him is Charles Eaton, IIMC, while port planes to perform
payments on this street than you the Jax Air News for
Charles Hammond, IIMC, stands watchfully on guard. At the cate transfer operation.
have on your car. left Is Mrs. Robert Milam, victim's mother. The victim was transferred Publication of the Dec. 25
in an iron lung from St. Luke's hospital to NAS Jax and and Jan. 1 issues has been
than 24 hours after the
In less
LOST & FOUND DEPT. transferred to the iron lung already Installed in the plane. received suspended due to the exist-
request was ,
Lost: Trunk by widower with ing holidays.
aircraft in this hu-
use of the
false bottom. VA-45, Fasron Six Report manitarian cause had been granted However, the offices of
LostVanity case by widow the Jax Air News will re-
the Chief of Naval
by Opera-
with "Kiss Me" on back. main open most of the time

Lost: Picture of chorus girl Scouting Jax Squadrons tions. to'I' during the holidays. Copy
Mrs. Sams
with expensive frame. was transported and request for pictureswill

Lost: Milking stool by young VA-45 the Station. Station engineer Da- be accepted in the usual

man with three legs. Time out was taken by Attack Banshees were Bill Bailey, "Mutt"Pasco vid D. McDonald, and Navy doc- manner, for publication in

Squadron 45 from its night fly- Jim Murray, Tom Walsh, tors and corpsmen from the NAS the Jan. 8 issue.Special .

Sweet young thing (at her first Ing recently and daily work was and Will Ewing with 21, 13, 9, 9, Infirmary, had installed a second

baseball game-"Oh) I like this! forgotten while the entire unit and 6 points respectively. iron lung in the transport plane

Let's stay and see that part over the day before, assuring a mini-
gathered in a downtown hotel and After a season of keen competition -
again where he makes the home mum period, when Mrs. Sams Rites
enjoyed a squadron party. I the Fasron Sixers copped the
run. need be out of this essential
Complete with a cocktail hour, NAS Intramural bowling championship equipment.

buffet and dancing, the last week. .
supper *
I can't
Scotchman: pay my
Planned Here
rent this month." party lasted until 0100 and served Placing second last year in the Supervising the transfer to

well its purpose of allowing new intramural league, the Sixers were
Landlord: "That's What you said Nashville was Comdr. Lewis S.
men and "old hands" to mix and not to be denied this time as they
last month. Sims, Jr., flight surgeon and as-
themselves. rolled over Fasron 109, by a wide
Scotchman: "Well, I kept my enjoy sistant medical officer of the Sta At ChapelsSpedal
margin. Leading the team for the
word, didn't I?" During the evening, squadron
personnel reluctantly said goodbyeto Intramural season, was CaptainDon tion.Lacking electrical operating
LeMay, with of holiday services will be
A dog, they nay, keeps cool by their former executive officer, an average power, the iron lung was hand- conducted at the various
161 followed by Jim Manno with chapelsat
Lcdr. Jack B. Jones who has been
opening its mouth. If that works pumped from 0945 when the
159, George Baranski 157, Stan NAS Jax in keeping with the
for everyone, some women may assigned to the Bureau of Aero-
Kresowiak 156, ,Lt Sigurd M. Gu- traditional solemn observance of
freeze to death this season. nautics in Washington, D.C.
Next morning around VA-45's dal 155, Ben Truskowski 149, Assignment Changes Christmas.St. .

Howie Wrlxon 148, and John P. Edward's Chapel will begin
in Hangar 114, there werea
A panhandler stopped a man on spaces Revealed By MAD
Anderson 133. Team was the Christmas services with confessions -
the street. "Can you give me six few complaints voiced of the .
766. The Marine Aviation Detachment at 1830 on Tues. Dec. 23,
"Gee I ate too much" "Hada
cents for a cup of coffee? or
"Six cents?" asked the man. bit of a head this morning", na Chief Leverette C. Coleman, A- NATTCenter, has announ- and 1830 on Wed., Dec. 24.

"Why, coffee is a dime.. ture. One officer remarked he had- DC, and his wife Barbara, are ced several changes in assignment, Preceding the Solemn High Mid
as well as transfers and new ar night Mass at 2400 on ChristmasEve
"So who buys retail?" said the n't danced so much since he wasa proud to announce that on Dec.
rivals. the St. Edward's Choir, un-
panhandler. cadet. 11 they were visited, not once
but twice, within eight minutesby Capt. Lavern :J. Oltmer, who der the direction of Mrs. Margaret -

riJl- Fasron Six Mr. Stork who brought them returned from 14 months as a McCranie, will render "The

In the :Men's: City Basketball two baby boys-Richard Lee and plane commander In Japan and Christmas Carol Mass" by Kor-

League last week, Fasron Six de- Robert Grant Coleman. Korea, and Capt. Louis T. Ransom, man.

feated VC-62, 80-66. One of the who also reported here from Korean All Hands, Invited

better teams in the league, VC-62 duty, will assume new dutiesas This program of carols will be-

was undefeated prior to its encounter Service Talent Show Billeting officer and Legal officer gin at 2330, and will feature Mary

with the Banshees. Booked For Jax USO respectively. Dimick, Frances Ziarnlk Norman
Breoult, Arthur Souci, and Claude
During the first half, Fasron An all-service personnel tal- Capt. Robert R. Tabler Is now Hulick
as soloists.
picked up a 47-27 lead. In the ent review entitled "Cross- serving as Personnel officer, replacing The
celebrant of the Solemn
second half however, VC-62 madea roads USA", will be presentedat Capt. D. D. Petty, Jr. who
High Mass at midnight will be
desperate bid. the USO, topside Navy Bus has been transferred to El Toro, Father
John J. McGowan, NAS
Calif. Also transferred
Bradley Kidd again took the Station, Friday, Dec. 19 at recentlywas Catholic Chaplain.
Lt. Charles 0. Christie
team scoring honors with 22 2000. Christmas
Day, Dec. 25, there
son officer at AE School.
points. Other point .men for the There will be dancing fol- Phillip M. Crosswait, formerBilleUng FirstLt. will be Masses at 0800 0900 (High
lowing with music furnished
-- Mass), and 1000 at St. Edward's
First WomanMarine I by the "platter parade." duties officer at that, has school.assumed liaison Chapel, and 0645 Mass at the

Naval Hospital.

ArrivesThe Midnight Mass

5 r t A 2 0 o Mbt ,2t There will be a Midnight Massat

first Woman Marine to be /? La 2400 on Christmas Eve at Ce-

assigned duty here reported in ,.. to n.MN cil Field.
the Marine Aviation Detachmentat Christmas Eve worship servicesat

NATTCenter last week, where the All Saints' Chapel will begin -

she will begin Airman Preparatory at 2300. Capt. Charles A.

School soon. Dittmar, senior chaplain, and Lt.

She's 21-year-old Cpl. EleanorC. David M. Humphreys, NATTCenter -

Snow from Bridgeport, Conn., chaplain, will conduct services.

and was stationed at Headquarters Prior to the midnight service at

Marine Corps before being All Saints' Chapel, Mrs. O. P.

sent here for school.A Hoff will present an appropriateorgan
concert. decorations
commercial artist before she Simple

f+ t 4y joined the Marines in April, will theme.carry out the Christmas

1951, Miss Snow painted plates
Lcdr.. John N. ,
I Montgomery
.. for several famous comic strip
.... .
---- fleet chaplain, will conduct ser-
THINGS? No characters, including Supermanand
SEEING. vices Dec. 25 at 1000 at AllSaints'
you're not, it's a Woman Marine Batman.
at the Marine I Chapel, and deliver the
first to arrive -
Her interest in aviation prompted -
Aviation Detachment ... Christmas Day Message.
s .r+MCF.
NATTCenter. She's Cpl. Elea- her to join the WM's, after Personnel at all Naval Activities

nor Snow, who reported last hearing much about the Marine GARNER -E's=Lcdr. William D. Rouser (left),. command- located at NAS Jax are Invitedto
week at Airman Preparatory aviation. She decided to apply to ing officer of VF-44 out-shot the rest of his squadron in gunnery attend services;
School. She is the first Woman NATTCenter. competition to win the coveted "E", Lt. (Jg) Roger Dowst (right) these to help
the Airman school at -
Marine assigned at the Cen- also won an "E", as the squadron as a whole fired a score well contribute to the joyous celebration
ter. above the required minimum. of Christmas.I .




December 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Fivo

(-\ ..R.-M S..v.M. ... ..,... .-J_-_.. ...,-. '" ,' ....,,-,,...,. .., .. ,..-
Exchange Stores HalfGallonClub

Announce Hours Now

During Holidays Totals 146Fifteen

Navy. Exchange retail stores at more blood donors have

Naval Air Technical Training: Cen been added to the Jax Half-Gal
Ion Club, bringing the total mem-
ter and Naval Hospital will closeat
bership to 146.
1300 Dec. 24, and remain closed
The new members include: .
until regular opening hours Mon
E. IL Farbush, NATTCenter.
day, Dec. 29. George A. Bromberger, AOAN,

The retail store at Naval Air i x VC62.

Station will close at 1300 Dec. Junie E. Hines, Jr., PR3,

24, and will reopen in Building r p Operations.

954 at 1300 Monday, Dec. 29. William J; Gilinger, SN, flea *

Building 27, in which the store is Fleet.

presently located, is to be redecorated i Edwin D. Beck worth, SN, Res.
{ V 4Srknr'I11 fl y. Fleet.
during the first part of Janu-
John A. Relk, SKSN, Supply.
ary. During this period all de-
I Edward A. Barrett, AA, NATT
I partments normally found in BASKETS FOR FAMILIES-For the third year In a row, Overhaul and Repair department Center.
employees will give baskets of groceries to selected families for Christmas. Shown with a few of
building 27 will be moved to the 275 baskets are members of the combined seven Shop Committees In charge of the project. Ernest E. Jones, MM2, Res. .
Building 654.Building Kneeling (left to right), Adolph Novak, Andrew Beatty, Jametf Vaught, William Snead. Standing, Fleet.
Lcdr. Frederick Kidd, Hiram Van Houten, James Wood, William Rjburn, Aaron Thompson, Ruth
954 is where the Toy Munden, Robert Boyer, Bryan Cornwall, Willie Dobbs, Floyd Koons, Margaret Callahan, Mario Charles F. Everett, SN, Opera-
Shop has been located during the DiLoreto, Ronald Coney, Robert Wagner, Mary Dunbar, James Moon, James Nolting, James Sor- tion.
Christmas season, and is directly rell and Comdr Albert R. Weldon. I
Thomas J. Baker, AE1, VP741.
north of the present store. Will Be Delivered Dec. 23 Maurice W. Green, Jr., ADI, N-

All Navy Exchange service de- BLOOD BANK ARTU.

partments will be closed Christ John W. Lambert, AD2, Fasron
mal Day, Dec. 25: and New Year's 0 & R Employees To Give Grocery BOX SCORE 6.

Day, Jan. 1. This includes the An.
Frank R. Krazit, Public Works.M. .
chorage, Porthole, EM Club, restaurants Baskets To 275 Selected FamiliesTwo No. Quota Per G. Johnson, NATTCenter.J. .
Soh. Met cent
snack bars, cobbler shop, A. Fields, NATTCenter.
and laundry.The hundred and seventy-five baskets of groceries will NATTCenter 253 423 167.5 *

Anchorage, Porthole, EM be delivered to selected families by Overhaul and Repair de- Special Services _4 5 125.0

Club and 804 Club will stay open partment employees in time for Christmas.In FAW-11 13 16 123.0 Ondrako ugentAO

I Oper. ,_...... 12 12 100.0
until 0100 on New Year's Day. previous years, O & R employees .r.-
< have contributed articlesof The baskets will contain $15' Fla. Mil. Dist. _5 5 100.0 AE School

food, which 'Were packed into worth of groceries including a 8- Medical 2 2 100.0 I ,

Four Fairfax baskets by workers. This year, pound ham, 10 pounds of potatoes, Dental 1 1 100.0 Honor Graduates
Supply .27 25 92.5 .
however, it was decided to
pur- cranberry sauce, 1 dozen apples,
Units On chase basket Marines __10 9 90.0
Tops hampers, completewith
1 dozen oranges, five pounds of sugar Two :MIdwesterners took top
groceries. Pub. Works _.24 20 83.3
honors in Aviation Electricians's
canned goods, coffee, flour Res. Fleet ,._....85 p6 77.6
AirLant RollFleet Voluntary Contributions Mate and Ordnance schools at
eggs, candles and nuts. Comm. 4 3 75.0
NATTCenter last week. Both
Collections for this project are
Air Jacksonville units dominated Idea Started In 50 Admin. .3 2 66.6 Marines.
started November 1. All
educau'onal employ NARTU __.7 4 57.1
the last honor ees' were asked to donate to the On December 23, four truckloads P f e. Stephen
roll issued Com AirLant Cecil Feld _.16 7 43.7O
by by
cop- fund each week. The drive ended of the baskets will be deliv- Ondrako, from
ping the first four places and then & R .......__115 37 23.4
Warren Ohio
December 15, with enough money ered to the O & R Department.Each ,
placing 21 others on the list. ComFairJax ___....94 21 22.3
collected to about 275 led the class! at
purchase person who has turned in-the Grn. Cove Spgs.35 7 20.0
Fighter Squadron 31 paced the baskets. AOA( ) school,
I name of a family will be held Hospital ....._..____. 21 2 9.5
field with a percentage of 131.1. while a Chicagoan -
Engineers _._ 13 0 0.0
responsible for being present on
Fasron 6 followed with 127%, Pfc.
AIM __._ 4 0 0.0
that day and delivering that basket
Fasron 109 with 124.5% and VF- {4 ynvOndrako Floyd H. Nu
1RD _. ...._...2 0 0.0
14 with 123%. Telephone CenterTo gent, completed

To qualify for the honor roll, Idea of purchasing groceries for AEA( ) school

units must have an education Remain OpenThe families in time for Christmas or- Marine Officers with the high-

training percentage of 100 or Naval Air Technical iginated in the Plant Division of "t averagein

more. The percentages are largely Training Center Telephone cen- O & R in 1950, with all seven Cited For Korean his class of 63 Marines and

determined by the number of ter will remain open throughoutthe divisions following suit. Last yearO Navy personnel.

courses being taken and the num- holiday season, keeping its & R gave baskets to 150 fami Ondrako drew future duty in his
ber completed, as against the regular schedule from 1530 to lies.O Combat ActionDecorations home state, where he has been

number of personnel aboard. 2230 on weekdays and 1000 to & R's combined seven Shop assigned to NAS, Columbus, Ohio.

Fighter Squadron 33 copped 2230 Sundays. Committees, with Mary Dunbar, for action againstthe Nugent will remain here as an instructor -
enemy In Korea were awardedto
ninth place to give Fleet Air Jacksonville There will be free fruits, nuts presiding chairman, are in charge two officers of the Marine Avi- .
five of the ten of this year's Christmas project. Pfc. Ondrakois r'
top places
and candies for all visitors to the ation Detachment at NATTCenterlast .
and had three more; VE-101; Flag telephone center on Christmas Saturday, during a review of a graduateof

Administrative Unit ComFair, and Day. The Center will be open To Herald AviationJames the Detachment's 3,000 personnel. Warren Har- I f
VC-62; within the first fifteen. from 0930 to 2230 on Christmas new ding High
If. Doolittle has announced Capt. Lavern J. Oltmer, ,
School in War-
There 67 units in all listed
were on
Day. with an OK from President billeting officer, was presented the ren, and entered I
honor roll. Because of the rush it will be Truman and President-elect Els n- Distinguished Flying Cross for the Marine I
impossible to com 'extraordinary achievement' while I
practically hower-plans for a nationwide celebration Corps in

plete long distance calls on to herald the 50th anniversary serving as a transport plane com- March, 1952. ?'.

40,000thGCALanding Christmas Day, it is warned. Per- of flight next year. mander during the early days of Nugent c o m- ;I t'she
25 the Korean &
before Dec.
call fighting.Two
sonnel must
Observances will begin Dec. 17, pletcu school in Nugent
stars in lieu of his
Handled to assure contact. gold
1952: and continue through Dec.
third and fourth Air Medals Henderson, Ky., where he graduated -
17, 1953. (AFPS). were from Barrett Manual Training
awarded to Major Edward L.
By Local Unit 17The High School.A .
Schnettler, MAD executive officer.He .

.4 ) 'i: served with Marino Fighter
40,000th ground control tis9 .. + e Squadron 312 in Korea and was

approach landing handled by decorated for actions during De- 1D

GCA Unit 17 was made last cember, 1951:> and January, 1952.
Monday at 1932 when the local .

unit assisted in landing a P2V Beach Community Center 1.

piloted by Lt. Robert Nichols Invites ServicemenThe
: and Ens. Eugene Hann both of
Armed Forces Service
Patrol Squadron 741.
Club, sponsored by various
On hand to present the cere civic organizations providesfree very Merry Christmas to all

monial cake to Lt. Nichols was dancing for service per of you from the Public Works

Lcdr. Robert A. Shirley, unit sonnel every Saturday eveningat Department. We give special

commander. the Community Center, mention this week to our Utili-

Manning the GCA truck for Jacksonville Beach.Admittance ties Division which donated

the landing was Bedford Roark, is by uniform Or some 8 or 10 Christmas basketsto

AC1, approach control; Harry identification card and refresh- needy families in Jacksonvilleand

Knapp, AC1, elevation control, E 9 .1d. Y R 3r's 'w i S ments are served. vicinity.

and Dan Walton, ACC, director. Don't forget the Publie Works
:; .
A ,
Also on hand were James Cuy: W: :' 4- ET2, technician and Louis Morris HUSKIES LEAVE THEIR MARK-Comdr. George D. Ches- about H5 A.D It was believed 19, Post 88, Southside. Charlie

ACt, outside observer.The qulere,' skipper of Patrol Squadron Three's Huskies, views a that for SO days <. >cr his! /c....ii>o! Green and his orchestra will provide
unit which was formed painting of the squadron's insignia sketched on a walkaway some day his genial spirit roamed the the music for dancing. Tickets

here in 1946 has handled an ave- where in the Mediterranean area, by artist Lowell Bryan, AN earth. He gave gifts without, are on sale from members
VP-3 finished two week's operations with NATO
(right). recently
rage of 800 landings per month surface forces and units of the Sixth Fleet in "Operation Long- thought of return, thus exemplifying of the Recreation Committee.

for the last year. step". The crew also visited various Med ports. the true spirit of Christmas Plan for a big evening.B


Six JAX AIR NEWS 18 December 1952imtj

,I d -. Linksmen Open

Battles For '53


Team BerthsA
S' e ei

Lit mixed foursome tournamentwill
I ___ be held Sunday afternoon,
1300, at the Naval Air Station golf

course for all officers and wives,

Y $! ; OiWHU.JOZ 1rT.U to be followed with a Christmas

in the shack. Mrs. Bet.
With John M. Charvat I party golf
I .3 ty Woodward is in charge of ar
Down the line of sports at NAS through the dying year '
of 1952 it has been our pleasure to come in contact with nu- ,,6 rangements.Plans .
merous men who are instrumental in the varsity and intra- are underway now for the

mural athletic setup on this station. formation of next year's golf

Each, in his individual capacity, is a link in the chain team, which is slated to see action

which provides Jax Navy a well rounded sports program, in early January. Schedule arrangements
built on the foundation that satisfied h(
men recreationally are h wri
; ;. > are under the direc-
contented men. .
tion of.golf pro Jack Harvey.
To each of these gentlemen and to the many who play 'J.
the behind the scenes and participating roles this department Erwin Scott, Green Cove

wants to extend best wishes for a prosperous New Year and ws' Springs, appears headed for the

Merry Christmas. number one position on the squad.

Tonight's cage bill should be a corker. The Central Scott has posted four consecu

College Eagles, who nest in Fayette, Mo., are consideredone tive sub par rounds of 71 in recent
of the better small college teams in the country. It'sa weeks. Bob Wallace, Ken Sut-
WHERE'S HE GOING-Bill Nemlnl, Camp Gordon guard, has ton, Dave Moody, and Lcdr. Foxx
team that has
won its conference championships 11
that puzzled look as he watches lax: Nary's Dick Tate go high
times in the past 22 years, three times out of the last for a lay-up In last week's 73-62 win for the Fliers over Provost are expected to bolster the Fliers
four years. Marshal General Center of Camp Gordon, Ga. Tate collected 17 chances against service and sol-
points to aid the locals In their fifth win of the
season. lege compeUUon.
The Eagles represented Missouri, which is the 16th dis- ;
trict of the NAIB, at the tournament in Kansas City for the A Pensacola transfer, Ray Bel-
past two years, taking third place in 1950. Their won-lost Moody Jets Derail Fliers''Victory lany, will be a big asset to the
reocrd for 1951-52 was 215. local swingers. Having played two
seasons with the Goshawks in addition
It's hard to fathonrwhether an irate student from Georgia to
college experience
Teachers College or another of the local "fans" penned the Limited' 5957Basketball the University of Maryland, Bel-

following lines to cage tutor Frank McCaffrey. In either instance lany is a smooth .stroker who is
it's only a guess, because the sardonic author chose to well adapted to the southern cli-
remain anonymous to what is little more than a literary for the 1952 season comes t6 a close tonight mate.

fiasco. iq the Mainside gym when the winnin'st Jax Navy team in In last Saturday's blind bogey

The post card read: "As a spectator at your game numerous years hosts Central College of Missouri at 2015. turney John Hughes emerged the
:Monday night (Dec. 8, the eve of the Fliers' 68-66 con- But save your score cards, there will be at least 19 winner with Bob Wallace second

quest of the highly touted Professors), may I say as a games after the turn of the New Year. and Joe Sandefur third. Scott's

sportsman, that you should feely deeply ashamed to win Moody AFB snapped the Fliers ner was guilty of two dozen per- 71 was good for low gross honors.A .
the in such a manner. The officiating ab skein of four straight wins last
game was
sonal fouls, while the Fliers field of 20 participated, but the
surdly one-sided it was sickening. If you can't win with week, edging the high scoring locals were number was below the anticipated
out HOMERS YOU SHOULD QUIT. Signed, A fan for 59-57, in a road engagement less sinful with 14. field.
However, the Fliers gained win THK SUMMARIES
an even shake for visiting teams. e .
number five later in the week Turner AFB (62))
In his futile attempt at criticism of the game the writer by Player FO FTA FT PP' TP
has shown little more than freshman intelligence. There clipping Turner AFB, 73-62, at Weaver, f... 4 6 2 3 10
Anderson, f. 3 ::5 3 4 9
were calls missed, but no more for one squad than another.In home.An Cooper, f ... 0 0 0 4 0
eight-point difference 8 In Dccou r .... 0 0 0 :3 0
a game as close as that one it is impossible to catch every Carpenter, c. T 5 4 4 18 u1
foul. the third period by Moody WM Stetson It ... 6 :2 1 4 13 'X 7k e ry, F
Can'lM> 2 0 0
1 4
ry. g.
Further mail to athletic directors on this station will be the turning point last Tuesday Niemi, g .... 3 3 2 1 8

appreciated, but wouldn't it be better if names were added? as the Filers could not overcome Totals ....25 21 12 24 62
It's a lead pipe cinch that coaches aren't introduced to the the full deficit, despite rallying
patrons as John Doe. They can take the remarks, how about for 19-poJnU in the final heat. : Jas Nary (13)Player
The Fliers hel da 16.12 advant- :t.o' FTA FT J'r TP
the, fans? Signed, A sports writer for an even shake for !Rt-Inhardt. f.3 ::5 3 2 9
home teams. age after the first quarter,but fell Yen. 1 ...... 0 0 0 0 0
i Tate f ...... 5 8 T 2 17
behind 32-31 at the Intermission. IStt"lma. f.... 1 0 0 0 2
team has its heroes and the
Every unsung Navy defense, and two Zoda. c ...... 3 6 ::5 5 11
cage squad is no exception. In Bob Reinhardt and Ward Moody guys Weisel g ...3 4 3 1 9 .,
named "Joe" who persisted in ListerGrabazgg'8 'e.41: .....
Weisel the Fliers have two reliables who are the clutch 10 9 9 25 .N'
cessive whistle when the "Merry Christmas
tooting yon'reon
hitters when the is
going tough. Fliers were dribbling, limited Totals ,...23 33 27 U 13 K. P.!" I
Ward is the bespectacled 5-11 gentleman with the sure- Coach Frank McCaffrey's athletesto
shot from the free throw line he's missed
( only of 18 a scant seven-points in the FOOTBALL SPECIAL
. attempts this season). Last week against Turner AFB third quarter.
Truman" popped eight margin-widening points in the fourth Final for 1952
Vince Zoda tallied dozen
quarter to insure victory over the threatening Air Force an even
gregation. ag for the losers, while teammate Bob Tulsa ---.--__... ...._._.. .. Florida
Grabaz and Dick Tate had 11
Both Reinhardt and Weisel are in their second season : each. Grabaz did all his scoringthe So. California ...-?_?....vs........._...??_._ Wisconsin

with the Fliers. Bob is currently riding a 10.7 average first half and was never even Tennessee ---_._......vs._......._.....?.. ....,..,,.. .. Texal

through the first six games and has been an important cog I on the gratis line in the second Georgia Tech .....-..-___....vs............_____ MLssIsslpplAlabama
in the deal's tip-off quintet.It's .

a comforting thought to any coach to know that he's half.Against Turner the Fliers finda _...__.._......_........vs..........._......_?..__._...... Syracuse

got some behind the headline scorers who can get him out ofa new offensive weapon, the free East Texas State......?...._........vs.__.._..?....._._...?_.,. Tenn. Tech

jam.FOLLOWIN throw. Using it to the fullest advantage Miss. Southern ....-.?..........._...vs...............?..,..?... College of Pacific
THE FLIERS-Dan lanuzzi, sports editorof for the first time this
the Jax Air News in 1918, sent Editor Andy Planey a note season, the locals broke open the 101st Airborne Div ..................vs..._.........._?..??..,. San Diego NTC

last week from his new duty station at Pensacola. Dan reports game in the second half after I East --......__?_...._....vs.............?..................._....__... West
that Bill Malonoski\ Joe Sinko and Larry Weldon with leading only 29-28 at.colte time.
the Fliers' '48 NATAC eleven I Blue ...-.._..__...__...........vs.........................:..._....._...._. Gray
championship are also on the The visitors out-scored the I

same base. Malonoski, Sinko and Dave Barksdale, who Fliers by two buckets from the Sam Houston State ......_._.......vs................._..... N. E. Okla. State

coached this year's squad at Jax, were All-East Coast selec- field, but Jax Navy capitalizedon North ...--.......__......vs...........?.................................. South
tions that season as the Fliers gained national recognition 27 at 33 attempt from the

Our appreciation to Lt. (jg) Jack Katzlaff of Supply, free throw line to gain the ver Name
for a ride to Oklahoma. We're leaving tonight for a 16-day dict. Turner could count but 12 Rate/Rank.

leave, but will be back to resume duties for the Jan. 8 edi- successful pitches from the name Unit Assigned To _
tion i The following comes as quite a shock to sports fans distance.

in this area: Parris Island's cage entry lost its first three Turner led 14-12 at the completion RULES
court; frays, bowing twice to Pelzer Mills and once to Fort I of the first quarter and 1. To enter the contest you indicate your choice of each winner by
Jackson. However, the topic of discussion around the Leatherne'ck .' with only three 'minutes remaining placing an (x) or circle the team you select to win. Scores must be
written in alongside the first five teams on the ballot. Total point spread
is still football where Bob Schnelker
camp. In the second had 28.18 will be considered for tie breakers.
Radosvich and Billy Hayes made the first string Armed bulge. Tate and Grabaz took 2. Entry blanks Incompletely filled out will not be considered. Contestants .
Forces all-service lineup. charge at that point to span the must make all the selections plus Indicating the score of the tie

Pete Anderson and Ed Carpenter, with the PMGC of gap and go ahead by a point at breakers to be eligible.
3. In the event a game .Is postpone for any reason It Is automatically
Camp Gorden in the Mainside gym last week, were both the buzzer. excluded from the contest final ratings.
starters for the University of Wisconsin quintet before answering Grabaz, who has been held to 4. Entry blanks must be submitted not later than 1630 Friday Dec
the service call "He's a good boxer and I less than 24 points only twice 19, to the Jax Air News Office In the Special Services Building 030.

think he'll do a lot of winning for us," boxing coach AI Mueller \ this season, had 25 points for the nel 5.of the All Jax military Air News and civilian are eligible personnel enter with the the contest.exception of person. .

told this corner Monday when we asked of welterweight evening, while Tate, giving his 6. Only one entry to each person will be allowed.
Marty Denkins. Marty was fresh from a one-sided decision best performance thus far, had 17. 7. Winners will b e announced In the Jax Air News Jan. 8.

over Leo Sirois at Raiford Prison last week-end, defeatingthe Ed Carpenter and Charlie Stetson TEN DOLLAKS IN PRIZES
same fighter who floored Sammy Williams early in the paced the visitors attack with First' priz prize .Is lv 3.o"r chit for merchandise Isaa the Navy Exchange -
: ; second
a three-dollar chit; third prize two-dollar chitPago
season 18 and 13 points, respectively. Tur

n _

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18 December 1952 JAX Am NEWS Page_Seven .

RulesAltered Leather Pushers


So Is Score; y wY Defeat Raiford

Jax Navy's boxing team returned
Waves UpsetServing to the winning side of the
I ledger last week with a convince
with their best silver,
ing decision over Raiford Prison.
new linen and a full course of
The Fliers lost only one of six
southern fried hospitality, the :
bouts, while a single draw was
NAS Waves proved gracious hose : recorded.
t&ses! to the visiting Lady Marines
Main event of the afternoon wasa
of Parris Island last Sunday
welterweight melee featuringthe
In the Mainside gym.
Fliers' Marty Denkins and undefeated .
Going BO far as to change from --4: Leo Strata. Denkins won
AAU to high school rules, the local &
4 c the verdict with his confusing
gala watched a halftime margin
southpaw style.
dwindle to a 50-45 defeat as # ,( S S
Bob Cline, a newcomer at 155
the skirted Leathernecks caughtfire .
for the locals, displayed seasoned
In the third heat to dominate
play. polish in defeating Preston \Vea-
don. Ron Burnsworth decisioned:
Visitors Tall
; Victor Avila in a 130-pound go
The Waves' defensive trio could 4 It ik C to make it three straight for Jax
could not cope with the towering 1/ >' Navy

shots of Joyce Bredbener, who w.. _'" Ralford'ji: single win was at 140-
tallied 15-points, and the driving pounds, where Joe Williams out
VIE FOR CITY HONORS-Victors in their first three outings, the Waves basketeers are
layups of Mary Miavecki and Ruth destined to be one of the best combines In a long; time here. Team members are, front row (left pointed Don ShcrrilL Willie
Schwab, as the Visitors held a to right, Mary Cummings, Ann Simmons Coach Ann Wlnn, Kay Shorb and Shirley DeLavergne.Standing Simms, Jax Navy lightweight, and
35-32 advantage into the fourth manager Lavaun Eckels, Ruth Richardson, !Martha Simmons, Yvonne King, Joyce Witt- Charlie Robinson fought to a
quarter.Iva ner, Lucy Mae Knox, Alice Johnson, Iva MacDonald Barbara Rye, Myrna Mendy, Jean Dyer and standstill.

MacDonald carried the bur- Jo Ann Windisch, storekeeper. Navy's final verdict was at 160.

den of the Waves' attack, popping S Willie Fisher left hooked Art
Mininger into submission for his:1th
X' filR news
: win of the season.Banshees .


( I I Beaten So FarThe

Banshees of Fasron Six

own an impressive record in cage
competition through the young
season thus far, winning their
4340 only two City League starts and

dropping one of five practice .

tilts.VC62 and Great Southern

Meet have fallen victim to the high

scoring: Fa s r 0 n aggregation,
redoubtable aquatic team which averages only 5-11. The

43-40, Wednesday VC'ers fell 80-66 and Great
as the Seminoles held a Southern was thumped 70-52.
I points. Standouts have been Bill Bat-

< ley, Leroy "Mutt Pasco, Bradley
where Richardson of FSU splashed Kidd, Jim Murray and Les Reed.

< through in the winning time of Horace Looney handles the

( 1:53.3. Bill Roberts was second for coaching reins.According .
the Fliers and Burwell of FSU
to legend, the crown
was third. of thorns was plaited with holly.
: The borries were white until the

Victor McLaughlin garnered top Crucifixion, after which they turn

I honors in the 200-yard breast ed a deep blood red.

: stroke for Jax Navy, breezing by
I FSU's Dailey and Burwell in IM Cage Meeting

2:50.9.In: Slated For Jan. 6
the 100-yard free style Ba- Intramural basKetball at
ruch of FSU was first, Jax Na- Mainslde will have its official

I vy's Carr second and Ray of the opening in mid-January it was
Seminoles third. Winning time, announced by the Special Ser-

.56.5. vices Department this week. A
Roberts and Warren Hough of meeting will be held Tuesday

i : the Fliers finished second and morning, Jan. 6, at 0930 at
.J'J third, respectively, behind FSU's Special Services Building 930.

Lurie in the 200-yard backstroke. It is mandatory that all
Winnnig time, 2:42.2.: teams seeking entry into the

: Originally scheduled for Thurs- league be present at the meet-

day, Dec. 11, the meet was helda ing. Rule changes will be dis-

difficulties.day early due to arrangement cussed and a schedule arranged.

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ALLEY CHAMPS-Fasron Six's victorious Mainside bowling
squad receives a trophy for its work on the alleys from Ensign
: : rem Wood, assistant recreation officer at Mainslde. Accepting
:he award is Don LeMay. Team mates are (left to right, Stan
Crcsowiak, Howie Wrixon, Jim Manno, and Bennie Truskownkl.
The Fasronites defeated Fasron 109, 4-0, to gain a playfili with

. the NATTCenter representative for the 8l-talJcn! t3Uf. .

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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 18 December 1952

uEi.ENoHCwic Full Yuletide Program Outlined I


CHARVAT J6NN For Patients At Naval Hospital.

Christmas in a hospital hasa
tree beside his bed. These are
spirit all its own, and this
which will later be
holiday season will long be re-
0 ad the
planted on hospital grounds.
membered by patients at the .
Naval Hospital Jacksonville.
Gaily decorated fruit baskets
Activities are already in full
contributed by local fruit
merchants -
swing, with more to come, as efforts
will be distributed to the
are being made to make thisa
wards on Christmas Eve. Also,
memorable time for those unable
Santa Claus will arrive in
? to be with their families this person
,- F1 f-I 1yEll1 with stockings well filled and bear.

..ilHP1STMPS year. ing a present for each patient.

Ward parties started Dec. 16
FtWhtha Ai NE i '/ with American Legion Post 293 AE School At
k? ST/1FR as sponsor. The Dec. 17 ward

party was sponsored by the National Center 'Takes

Council of Jewish Women.

Another ward party is scheduledfor Care of It's.Own'.

KIM NARDR :Fhr Saturday, Dec. 20 under the Students of Aviation Elec-

r sponsorship of the Duval County trician's Mate School at the
s VIViAN Chapter of American War Moth Naval Air Technical Training
Center have a big heart.A .
there will be a decorating Marine private first class
party in the Recreation Hall, had sickness in his family. He

with hostesses invited to partici needed to send his wife home,

1pSAMOREVY pate. Monday, Dec. 22, the Baga- to New York. Personnel of AE

ley School of Dancing will pre- School heard of his plight. By

sent a variety show for patients. noon of the same day, $40 was

PI.ANEY r s collected, enough for a plane'

Twenty-six Christmas trees will ticket and necessary inciden-

be t set up and decorated by the
In Time For Christmas tals.Chief
Christmas Trees On Sale patients in the various wards. The James H. Smith, lead-

ward having the best decoratedtree ing chief of AEA) School,

Personnel can buy ChrIst- will be given an award on who has sparked many such
mas trees on' the station. The .$2,345 Awarded To 69 Tuesday, Dec. 23 by Capt. DwightJ. drives commented, "Personnelhere

Navy Exchange has a varietyof Wharton, commanding officerof at the school give to many

trees at the tennis courts, the Hospital. Judges for the of the unfortunate in this divi-

directly west of the Recrea- Here For Suggestions contest will be members of the sion. It, Is a source of great

tion Building 3, southwest of Jacksonville Garden Club. pride to all of us that the AE

the Mainside Retail Store. Monday, Dec. 22, the Jackson- School can take care of its
.. Sixty-nine Naval Air Station employees will be awarded Ben- "
ville Garden Club will distribute own.
eficial checks before the Christmas The checks
Suggestion holidays. Within
the six
400 decorated miniature Christmas past months
totaling $2,345, will be presented in brief ceremonies later.E. .
has been contri-
mJDItems trees. Each; patient will have a some $3,500
J. McKinney, Jr., of the and service of ignition terminal buted by students to unfortu
Overhaul and Repair department, nates. "Tills sounds unbeliev-
for sale articles blocks to permit use of a new
( offering will receive the highest award of able," stated Chief Smith, "but
of property such as washing machines $245.00. McKinney's suggestionto screw type electrode.For it's true." '

automobiles, furniture, radios lengthen the stem bushing in the design of a special tool

clothing and the like are the water to to permit of
regulator preventthe disassemply pipe assembly -
prohibited by Defense, Department diaphragm pin from travel of the clutch shaft, James Thura. Dec., 18 Austin ANP( )
will how-
regulations. This column ing past the operating switch N Gorman was granted an awardQf Battle At Apache

ever, list such services as avail limits will save approximately $110.00. Pass _..__ Jeff Chandler Honor ManWith

able housing, rides wanted and $8,760 the first year it is in op Fit Dec. 19

lost and found articles or other eration. Sixty-four of the 'checks will Winning of the West..Gene Autry a final average of 92.40,

similar notices.) be for employees of O & R and Sat Doo. 20 Pfc. Roland R. Austin finished

FOR RENT The next highest award was five will be granted to employeesof Redball Express -_ Jeff ChandlerSun. first in a class of 314 marine

Furn. apt., 1321 Laura, Ph. 5-7709, granted to Seth D. Reece for his the Public Works department.The Dec. :21 and sailors in Airman Preparatoryschool

Mrs. Hiatt. design of a test unit for check Committee on Awards, Androcles and the last week.A .
Furn. 2 rm. apt., 4349 Woodmeer, ing tip tank fuel transfer Lion ?....._........... Victor Mature
systems with the cooperation of station former Williams
Ph. 2-7251, Mrs. KIdd. Monu Dec. 22 '
without of the
management and the Disbursing College
Unfurn. 2 bdrm. house, 6414-103rd The Thief of
aircraft engine. Reece will receive Office, made a'last minute effort student majoring '
Ph. 2-8706, Mrs. Ogilvie. for this idea which Venice ......._..... Maria Montez
to process'these suggestions in or- political
Furn. 2 rm. apt., $55> mo., 3215 Tueo. Dec 2$
will save $7,200 the first year, der to distribute the award science, Austin ," .
Oak, Ph. 88-9222, Mrs. Harrison. The Desperate
and in addition
improves checks before Christmas. entered the I
Furn. 4 rm. apt., avail. Jan. 1, safety of this operation. Search ............__ Howard Keel Marine Corps ,. t
2826 Sidney, Ph. 2-6569, Mr. Wed.' Dec. 24
W. E. Early and J. P. Carswellof in July of this r
Murdock. Island Rescue ....._... David Niven
O & R will share an awardof year. He took ,
Unfurn. apt., 4247 San Juan, Ph. NATTCenter '
$100.00 for their suggestionto hi. recruit'training
8-2431, H. W. Lotz. Thura. Dec. 18
Furn. 2 bdrm. house, $65 mo., provide a positive cut-off in The Cimarron Kid. Beverly Tyler Austin
chromic acid plating tanks to at Parris Island.
Ph. 98-4158, Mr. Hedgepeth. Fri. Dec 19
prevent siphoning of solution a. After of
completion three
Furn. 5 rm. apt., $85 mo., 4089 Battle At Apache
Green, Ph. 2-8279, Mrs. Cadoura. from tanks in the event heating Pass __........_.., Jeff Chandler years in the Marines, Pfc. Austin
coils should rupture or developa plans to return to college with
4089 .
Furn. 4 rm. apt., $75 mo., Sat Dec. 20
leak. physics his main interest.
as His
Green, Ph. 2-8279, Mrs. Cadoura. Winning of the West..Gene Autry
home is Stratford N.Y. where he
Furn. 5 rm. apt., $75 mo., 2802 Sun. Dec. 21 ,
College St., avail. Dec. 15, Ph. An award of $135.00 will be ":wp.a Redball Express _.. Jeff ChandlerMon. graduated from Central High
divided R. B. Edwards andJ. School.
ext. 8139- or 8-6905, Mrs. Kap- Dec.. 22
pelman. C. Martin of O & R for their Androcles and the .

Furn. 2 rm. apt., and sing rrrts., suggestion to permit the rework y Lion ......._.._....... Victor Mature Blood Collections

2135 Riverside, Ph. 88-8414, Mrs. Tues. Dec 23 .
Usry. Furn. 4 rm. apt., 3636 Cyprus, Ph. ; a The Thief of Altered SomewhatFor

Furn. apt., 3804 Boone Park, Ph. 2-3147, Mrs. Tison. Venice ................ Maria Montez HolidaysPersonnel
2-1208, Mrs. Richardson. FOR SALE U'ed. Dec. 21

Furn. 2 bdrm. house, $75 mo., Ph. 2 bdrm. house, 2558 Orchard St., .$ The Desparate are reminded that

2-9779, Mrs. Mueller. Ph. ext. 611, M/Sgt. Nels. Search ..........._..__ Howard Keel collection of blood at the Naval
3 dble. rms.r day or week, 2601 4 bdrm. house, 5279 North River I NAVAL HOSPITAL Air Station Infirmary will discontinue

Park, Ph. 8-2770, Mrs. Houston Rd., Ph. 98-5422, Mr. Boatright. Thurs. Dec. 18 at the close of opera
:5 s rm. house, Ph. 8-5609, Mrs. !{ap- S' 'b The I Don't Care tions on Tuesday, Dec. 23, and

Furn. rm., $7.50 wk., Ph. 88-7812, pelman. c. Girl _._.........._.....- Mitzi Gaynor resume on the morning of
Mrs. W. H. Klein. MISCELANEOUSRide Fit Dec 19 Monday, Dec. 29.

Furn. 2 bdrm. apt, -2031 Herschel wanted from Lakeshore via The Cimarron Kid..Beverly Taylor The Blood Center will also

Ph. 7-6503, Mrs. ,Griffin. nursery, 0700 to 1530, Ph. ext. Sat. Dec. JO be closed from the end of work-.

Furn. 2 rm. apt., Ph. 2-7216, Mrs. 341. Battle At Apache ing hours Tuesday, Dec. 30 un-

Legrand. Baby sitter, 2120 Herschell, Ph. Pass .._.............. Jeff ChandlerSun. til the morning of Monday, Jan.

Furn. eff. apt., $40 mo., 4514 Col- 2-9502, Mrs. Joyner. .2 Dec' 21 :5.

lege, Ph. 2-9787, Mrs. Harris. Baby sitter, day or evening, Ph. Winning of the West..Gene Autry Regular schedules will be

Furn. 2 bdrm. apt., 5207 San Juan, 7-4788, Mrs. Dodd. Mon. Dec 22 carried out on Dec. 29 and 30,

Ph. 2-5677, Mrs. Geiger. Driving to Boston on or about Dec. Redball Express Jeff ChandlerTues. and resumed on Jan. 5.

Furn. 3 rm. apt., 1362. 103rd, Ph. 20, Ph. ext. 8110, Mr. Sadler. Dec 23 This is in accordance with

2-2897, Mrs. Williams. Found-man's ring in Overhauland I PREMIUM STOCK!-Photographers Androcles and the the plan proposed by the Arm-

Furn. 6 rm. house, Ph. 2-2897, Mrs. Repair department. ContactO call this"a stock pose. Lion ....._..._..__ Victor Mature ed Forces Services :Medical Procurement -
Williams. & R Safety Officer. The swimming pool is Just an Wed. Dec :24
I I excuse for the gal, Ida Mer- .' Agency, Blood and
Furn. :3 rm. cottage, $35 mo, Ph. J'ound-Whlte Chief Hat, Ph. cler, to display her charms in The Thief o* Blood Derivatives Group.
112-8-2241. Mrs. Schulz. ext. 210, Williams. a lathing suit. Venice Maria Montez