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: January 16, 1958
Frequency: weekly
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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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Congratulations To Civil'Service' On Its 75th Birthday



VoL 15 No. 39 U. S. N.A. S.Jacksonville.Florida 16 January 1958

Pay Raised i"" 'St Final Draft

For 3600 t,, q y vk Of Pay BillReadied

EmployeesAbout t p, k' .+R. Is

p Final draft form of the pay
4 k bill and even the letter to go

3600 ungraded employees with the draft to the Vice

at Naval Air Station ; tti ESta Sfiv r President and House Speaker are
a according to Navy Times.
Jacksonville received good ready,
i The bill should go to Congress
when it r
news Monday was
shortly, subject to possible minor
announced that the Officeof changes by the Budget Bureau,

Industrial Relations, Wash- A'r which has already approved all

ington, D. C. had approvedpay main points.

raises from 4 to 13 centsan E THE FINAL bill will spell out

hour. < __ J..w.: h.3$ _'tAWL ._A i<'iI fA4DoDj.i> >..__..... ... :__.;:. IU.:.;. I' a lot of things which until in now
have been talked of only gen-
The, increases, second in 13 HAIL CIVIL SERVICE DIAMOND JUBILEE-Cap Elliott W. Pariah Jr...commanding officer eralities.
months for this group, will become of NAS Jax and Leonard Eubanks industrial relations officer, hold aloft the official emblemof
effective Jan. 27 Hundred the 75th anniversary of Civil Service, while representative of civil servicr'work forces aboard How years of service in grade
the Station gather around. The Civil S.nieelAct i was signed 75 years ago today. Representing will be computed. Pay is pro-
of other ungraded employees at employees are. first row (left to right) Eugene Sawyer. NFFE Local 1161 Eugene Baker, IAM, posed to be raised after years in
other activities aboard NAS and Lodge 1630; Basil Montaigne, Naval Shop Planners Association Robert Tillman. UBCJ Local
employed at other installationsin 1118; Charles Williams National Supervisors Local 11; Roland Couey, NFFE. Local 1116 and grade rather than on years of
the Jax area, will also be Douglas Houghton, AFGE. Lodge 696. Second Row Amos Lee Public Works Employees' Coun- total service.An .
cils; James Crowder. Supply Employees' Councils; and Herbert Wilson NAS Apprentice Club. important point is hoW officers -
affected. Ungraded workers are Third row Jim Smith AFGE. Lodge 579; Hugh Gunter PEPA; Clayton Phifer. NAGI, Local 1.
those paid by the hour. and Bill Purcell, MMFA. Not present were Victor Norman, FCEA and Robert Mann. O b R wil? phase in their pay
Employees' Councils. increases. To ease impact on the
RAISES ARE 13 cents an hour Committee'
budget, the Cordiner
for trades such as mechanics and I

electricians, raising the' basic BB Gun Firing Civil Service Observes increases are for going higher-ranking to be put into officers -

hourly rate from 2.40 to 2.53;I
effect over several years,possiblyas
seven cents an hour for laborers, Banned HereThe
from $1.52 to $1.59; and four cents I discharge of firearms, Diamond Jubilee TodayOver ON many THE as effective date-July

for helpers, from $1.85 to $1.89. I including air rifles and "BB" 1, 1958, is the date Defense wants

On Dec. 31 of 1956, ungraded guns, except in the performance I all parts of the bill to be effec-
employees received a pay boost of duty or at target practice 9,000 federal employees in the Jacksonville area, tive-officers and warrants will

averaging 19 cents an hour: 20 on an authorized range, is over half of whom are employed in activities at Naval Air get either six per cent raise inpreCordiner

cents an hour for machinists, prohibited aboard NAS Jax. Station Jacksonville, are today hailing the 75th Anniversary basic pay, or these
mechs, and electricians and other Arrangements have been of the founding of the Federal Civil Service Act. I dollar raises per month, which-

tradesmen; 18 cents for helpers; made to' have the NAS Pistol The observance, which has as commanding officer for ever is greater:
a short
and 12 cents an hour for laborers. Range available for target its theme "75 Years of Service to period, nevertheless I have become All warrants and O-ls through

THE CURRENT PAY Hike is a "BB"shooting guns using on Monday air rifles, Wed-or America," is marked with con- aware of the important part O-4s: $25; O-5s, $50; 0-6s, $75;

result of a survey of industrialpay nesday and Friday afternoons gratulations from all cor n e r 8. civil i i service employees have (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1.)
scales in the'Jax area,begunin played in the development of the
from 1600 to 1700. Capt Elliott W. Parish, Jr., com
of last The
September year. Station and in the achievementof
The of firearms is
discharge manding officer of NAS Machines That
is conducted periodically "
survey its accomplishments.
prohibited by NAS Jax Instruction ville, which is the Jackson-I many
in conformance with legal requirements -
The spirit of cooperation and
and Navy Department employer of federal employees I Read Feature
the excellent display of teamwork
O'u' this area, has expressed his con-
policy to review prevaumiwage among civil i i l service employeeshas
scales in local labor mar- CapDunn gratulations and appreciation for enabled this Station to com- IPS SeminarMechanism
the contributions which
kets.A civil service employees have plete many difficult assignments in the Navy officeof
smaller number, some 1,000of made. which have reflected credit on the future may well equal
classified (graded) civil serv- Takes that of its robots.
Top "WHILE I HAVE only been (Please turn to Page. 6, Col. 5.) space .
ice employees' here are not affected "Under the hood" flying, mir

by the raise. Their salariesare .... _. .."", A..._% ". .- L.1.L1: > -__ ror landings, and guided missilesare
established by Congress O&RPostCapt basic aspects of Naval avia-:

under a different pay system. William C. Dunn assumed tion, but machines that can read
This group last received a pay duties of Overhaul and Repair intrIgued hundreds of military

raise, amounting to !Vt% in Officer at NAS Jax in cere- and civilian personnel Tuesday

March 1955. monies last Friday, relieving at almost continuous demonstrations -
Capt. Thomas D. Tyra. :s > :r : in the conference room at

Jax Navy Credit Union Capt. Dunn has bcen Assistant BPS y 4MM1lllt tfAS Jax Overhaul and Repair
O & R Officer here since Sept. 4, Dept.

Slates- Jan. 17 MeetingThe 1956. He's a graduate of California HOW AN electronic typewriter
annual membership meet- Institute of Technology. h ;, > a
can get off automation in readIng -
ing of the .Jax Navy Federal Winning his wings in 1934, and producing a "common
Credit'Union will be held tomorrow Capt. Dunn was attached to #, lang age" tape was demonstrated
(Friday) at 1900 at King utility squadron VJ-2 at Pearl M I J by Wallace Velander, manage

Hall, Building 563. Harbor when the Japanese at* I i ment analyst of. the Washington

All members are urged to attend tacked. I s Office of Navy ManagementPlans
this meeting. Refreshmentswill Among his i decorations and ,4 9 for this seminar on Integrated -

be served and door prizes medals, Capt. Dunn possesses the I Paperwork Systems tp

given..' i Expert Shot Medal, Pacific The- acquaint Sixth Naval District

Members t : are urged to bring tre,Campaign' Medal with battle ',' personnel with'elements Involved
star, American Theatre Campaign in automatic -office' '
their membership cards, since new pera-
only members are eligible for Medal, WWII Victory Medal, ions were made under, the direction -
prizes. American Defense Medal with I of Walter Hamilton, district -

overseas clasps and National Defense i "" !f!.. i.f.< .:;" 'llfd'.ift.'U..l: ir .J.ItH"t representative of the Navy
MDBS Due Service Medal. LEARNING NEW DUTIES Captain William C. Dunn Management Office.ALTHOUGH .
Capt. Tyra will t report- to (right) assumed the post of Overhaul and Repair Officer at NAS other government
Mutual 'Death Benefit Society Wright-Patterson AFB in Djy- Jax from Capt. Thomas D. Tyra in ceremonies last week. Cap '
member ,are reminded that assessments ton, O., for duty in.flying statusas Tyra has been assigned'to duty with the BuAir General Repre- agencies have been using some
No. 85 and 86 are due Assistant BuAir General Re- sentative's 'Office at Wright-Pattenon ,AFB. Cap Dunn has phases of IPS, the Navy has
been assistant O &: R Officer here since Sept. 4, 1956. The two
by Jan. 28. presentative for Central US. are'shown looking over some of the new duties of Cap Dunn. (Please turn to,Page 6, Col. 3.)

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18 January 1

=i page' 2' JAX' Am' NEWS

I VA-44 VA-176, VP-16, VP-5, VW-4 Report_ _

AL Jasuos.iri. I Scouting Jax Area Squadrons I

dipt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. . .. .......... ......... Commanding Officer I and rock- coupled with a rough sea
Cbadr.: Robert H. Smith ........_.................................._......__ Executive omoar VA.<< altitude dive bombing recovered
Fleet AIr lackIe.YUle Having from the
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Switxer __::.._.._............_.... Commander Pilots of "Fighting" Attack etry. all hands
Ca,. 8. 8. Searcr Jr. __....._......................................__........_ Chief of Staff 44 gathered at Lt.Jack Four "Hornets" took the first holiday period, are pushing
fleet Al WUf Eleven Squadron hard in preparation for
Capt Sidney J. Lavreaoe .. ....__................. Commander Rader's house last Saturday for big step up the ladder of advan- the
Capt T. K. White _.......................................................................... ..... Chief Staff Officer They are: coming "Springboard" exercises
naval"Alt Technical Tralnlag Cooler an evening of fun and frivolity. cement this week. Roosevelt Roads. The brief
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr. Commanding OfficerComdr. Francis i. in deployment -
Wilfred E. JleekmanCapt. { -==:=:==7':'::::=._ Executive Officer Newcomers on hand were: Michael Fitzgibbons, will last for approxi.
ravel Heeyllal John Stose Lt (Jg) Tom Haltli Lewis Marshall, and Ray
Benjamin N. Ahl ____........._................._.............._ Commanding Officer Lcdr. the air- mately two weeks.
Capt Marcy Shupp ---- .......-..-............-...... Executive Officer Dullahan, Lt (jg) Andrew Good- Wakeland, who passed to the
itAnrvapt The journey Caribbeanarea
Norman O. Anderson .................__._....._ ....._.._.. Commanding OfficerComdr. win, and Ensign Lee Eilbacher. man examinations administeredJan. afford
William E. Hardy .__...._................................._.....?. Executive Officer marked the last squadron party 13.New will a pleasant change

Printed commercially with non-app ropdated funds in Jacksonville Florida for Lt (jg'Dick Cave and Lt (jg) men reporting aboard this from the unusually low temper-
recently experienced
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS: P-39. Mike Petrullo, who have been week are: Roger Bookmyer, atures in
Rev. Nov. IMS. Distributed tree of charge to military and civilian personnelof this area.
Fleet Air JackaonvlUo. Naval Air Station. Naval Air tat U. with VA-44 since November 1955, AQFAN; Gary Gordon, AQFAN,
Center Fleet Aft li. Naval 8. Several officers have
Wing Air Reserve Training recently
end AOU3.
their active duty
Naval Hospital. and who and Thomas Farrar,
Service Information Officer ........ ............ Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter. Jr. this week. e eVA176. advanced in their pilot qualifica-
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey tions. The squadron has six new
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes. PHI; All hands are rolling out of
John IsbelU JOSi, Ben Sylar SN; Staff Photographer, Jim Moore. PH3. complete, stand by patrol plane commanders. They
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. the sack early these mornings.The "Recovery J. W. Crowe Lt
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit is is musteringat to recover the Angel,' directed are Comdr. (jg)
given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited axe official U. S. Navy photographs squadron now I K. R. Peterson, Lt (jg) J. E.
air boss
in order to meet a flight Comdr.IIGibby" Gibson,
Editorial offices located la Room BO. Main Administration BuOdUf 060(0( LaRoux, Lt (jg) E. C. Neuman,
schedule which includes high of the USS Intrepid (
Phone extension UM. K* in or HO.
Thus ended a 10-day Car-Qual Lt (jg) N. E. Marston, and Lt (jg)

B. Sawiak.Lt .
"Thunderbolts"that C.
cruise for the
chalked up 602 carrier land- (jg) R. M. Abrom and Lt

(jg) R. D. Gastley qualified as
ings, including 146 night landings.
.r Operating off the Virginia PP2P. Lt (jg) T. D. Ritter and

Lcdr. F. Zimmerman step
coast VA-176 basic qualified 25
into the PP3P
pilots and took hats off to the ped spot.
VP-5 will be entering the
Intrepid for the excellent coop-
(Mainside and NATTCenter
movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Sat- f ] eration and fine time the "Thun-! Spring Mainside bowling com
with spirited team
urday, Sunday and holidays, derbolts" had aboard ship.A I petition
G. A. Mahonski
W captained by ,
1400, 1800 and 2000. Hospital mo- well done also went to the

vie daily. 1900.) maintenance department for their AN. *

Thursday, Jan. 16 outstanding job in keeping our
VW4Two .
Mainside-Paths of Glory (war "Able Dogs" flying night and
bachelors of the VW4Bachelor's
story) with Kirk Douglas and day
Association were disqualified -
Adolphe Menjou.NATTCenterSun. A going away party was held
Also Rises Friday night for Lt (jg) Ray during the holiday, sea

(color drama) with Ava Gardnerand Hallett. Lt (jg) Gordon Richardson son. Taking fatal vows of matrimony

Tyrone Power. One show, and Lt (jg) Gary Jones. They were Lt (jg) Richard Geer

1900 only. leave the "Thunderbolts to join 'of New Orleans, La., and Ensign

Hospital-Pajama Game (color VA-35 aboard the USS Saratoga. Ernest Stewart of Tulsa Ok.

musical) with John Raitt and Welcome aboard to the newest Lt. Geer made the vows with

Doris Day. Also, Honey Mou- members of the "Thunderbolts. the former Miss Nancy Thomasonof

sers. They are chief Harry Bierly War- Rome, Ga., on Dec. 21. Ensign

Friday Jan. 17 4 ren Christiansen YNT3 and Stewart and the former Miss

Mainside Gun Glory (color Gerald Kenney, AN. Joyce Smock became man and
western) with Stewart Grangerand MARINES WIN PROMOTIONS-Lt. Col. William Mitchell wife on Dec. 28.
(right) commanding officer of the Marine Aviation Detachment
Rhonda Fleming. Also at NATTCenier, presents certificates of promotion to four VP-16 In line with the 11 super Con

Mucho Mouse and Bar-B-Q Marines at ceremonies held recently. They are, left to right A seven-pound, five-ounce girl stellations, VW-4 has been receiving
Brawl. T/Sgl. Francis Stone Sr., T/Sgt.' Dan Cover' J. B. Bell
T/Sgt. was born to Lt (jg) and Mrs. C. F. personnel right and left
and M/Sgt. Edward Julian.
NATTCenter-Paths of Glory. Buck Jan. 10, at St. Vincent's during this last week and to

Hospital Sun Also Rises. Federal Committee Hospital. Mother and daughterare prove it, here are just a few of
Saturday Jan. 18 Pay May
doing fine. them: Jan Randolph, AN; Her
Mainside-Flesh and the Spur Lt (jg) M. C. Tevelson was pre- bert Gray AD1 John Reese,
(cojor drama) with John Agar To Follow AF PlanA ;
sented silver
and Marla English. Also Navy Army, a cigarette box by AE2; Henry Roche, AKAN;
Ralph the
squadron He
Monday. leaves George Forster, ADI; Clifford
Marterie. uniform system of fixing pay scales of government blue VP-16 this month for his next Lind-
NATTCenter-Gun Glory. collar workers has been recommended by the President's sub-cabinet Lerremore, AN; Kenneth
Hospital-Paths of committee on federal pay, according to Navy Times. station, the Basic Training Com- ley, AN, and. James Merrill,
Glory. This recommendation, if I mand in Pensacola. ACW3.
Kiddie Matinee: Hot Shots between the .
adopted, would result in theNavy's I two systems as some ,* *
(comedy) with the Bowery Boys. people think. The services work I
the used VP-5
accepting system the
The Navy's fastest fighter,
Sunday, Jan. 19
Mainside by the Army and Air Force, even together in surveys of industrial I Last week, VP-5 was busily F8U-1 Crusader, made its first
-The Lady Takes a scales used as a basis for fixing ,
Flyer (color drama) with Lana though employees and union men their individual rates.. engaged in exercises off Key appearance in full air group operations

Turner' and Jeff Chandler. Also reportedly favor the Navy'ssystem. West, the operations were some-. aboard the USS Saratoga
The difference
comes the
Hold That Rock.NATTCenter .. what limited due to ,high winds; on .Jan. 7.
systems used to compute
Flesh and the NAVY OFFICIALS have said scales.
Spur. there isn't as much difference
The Navy
system more nearly
Hospital '7'" Gun Glory. reflects comparative salaries in

Monday Jan. 20 Navy To Quit private industry, -whereas the
Army-Air Force system sets up a
(Drama) with Ray Milland and
relationship between jobs inde-
Dan Dailey. Also, Hold That Making PaintThe
Rock. pendent of industry rates.

'' 'NATTCenter Lady Takesa Navy is going to quit THEY USED a'system, called

Flyer. making paint completely, accord- "internal relationship," based on

spitat-Flesh. and the Spur. ing' to Navy Times. points to work out'the compara-

Tuesday Jan.. 21 The'Navy's last two plants will tive salaries of different skilled

Mainside Ride Out for Re- be closed by next June 30. The workmen.The :

venge (western drama) with Norfolk Naval Shipyard in, Vir- N&vy's present system almost -

Rory Calhoun and Gloria Gra- ginia and the Mare Island Naval always shows the same relationship

hameJ, :Also, Witches Cat. Shipyard in California will be between skills as one Y j*.yd wv.w.a

NA'tTCenter-Safe, Cracker. closed except for paint researchat finds in private industry. Since

Hospital-The Lady Takes a the latter site. it' gives his job the same stand-

Flyer. Most of the Navy's paint ing he's traditionally accustomedto

Wednesday Jan 22 manufacturing was stopped I n the average employee seemsto

01 Mainside: -,.Naked'' In the Sun 1954 when critics said the plants feel the Navy system is more

(Indian western in color) with were 'competing with private in- understandable.The r..

James Craig and Lita Milan. dustry. Navy paint productionwas

Also Dog in the Orchard. limited to special types not WF-2 Tracer is Grum-

NATTCenter Ride Out for available from civilian concerns.' man's latest contribution to the

Revenge. It will cost the Navy about $7 Navy's first line of defense. CARRIES ON
TRADITIONWoodrowB.chtAD1. (right)
Hospital Safe Cracker. million more 'a year to buy paint of NARTU Jax, is shown congratulating his son. William. after
after closing the two plants. Last The W-2 is an early warning the youngster's enlistment in the NaTal Air Reserve. The elder

A sailor who has a girl in everyport year, the Navy spent about $30 aircraft produced by Grumman rttS-001"15,11 his lat four months In the Reserve before -

has a reason for traveling. for paint. Aircraft Engineering Corp. starting?his Naval 20 career.yean active duty, while William- Is just


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& Tk (Personnel are invited to visit

e p-.r N ,yq the USO Servicemen's Club ot

r 331W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville,

Fla. The club is open from 0900to

2300 daily).

Thursday, Jan. 16-Learn the

Polka, courtesy of Pat McMas-

ters. 2100-2200. Games with

prizes and other activities duringthe


Friday, Jan. 17 Juke box
-- --- time.
BACK IN THE OLD DAYS No, this is not a rehearsal TO JAX SPECIAL Jacksonville city VIPs
for "Wagon Train," or "Gunsmoke." This photo, taken in 1917 were.on hand in 1917 to greet hundreds of (linen arriving aboard Saturday, Jan. 18 Join your
at Camp Johnston, now occupied by NAS Jax, shows a 50 horse- this old engine from Chicago for duty at Camp Johnston. pals at USO.
I power tractor pulling a wagon load of kitchen and maintenance This wood-burner took six days from Chicago. Jan. 19 Feature
supplies. This photo and all others depicting Camp Johnston, Sunday, "
were provided by William Hottinger, who tells his story below. 'Alive With Alligators' movie--"Canyon Passage.

Monday, Jan. 20 Juke box
.m; '-"-- "" ''
"'" i -7/;: 1 'Relived time.
.< ". Tuesday, Jan. 21-Square dance
.<., 1 ,
lessons, 2000-2200, courtesy of Edmund -
'Resident' McKinstry.

By 1917-18 Wednesday, Jan. 22 Disc

jocky, games. Courtesy of Jo

A'vivid picture of what the land upon which the Naval Anne George. 2000-2200.

Air Station sets was like when was a sprawling Army camp

with upwards of 50,000 troops back in 1917-18, was painted bya

former Army man who returned to his old- haunts after Brig. Gen. Laux,

40 Mr.years.William H. Hottinger Jr,-to be built on stilts and ground Supply Director

retired corporation lawyer now filled in around them becauseof ,

living in Santa Cruz, Calif., in the swampland. To Confer Here

.... Jacksonville with'his wife visit- "There were usually four men
: \ ing relatives, decided he would to a tent. Many piers were builtin Brig. Gen. Ray J. Laux Deputy

... "ro.'. .. ._. .. h_'W:. like to see the place where he the St. Johns river Juttingout Executive Director of the Mili-

REPORTING FOR DUTY-This photo of 1917 shows Army served as a private and thenas from the camp. Men would tary Subsistence Supply Agency -
I men assembled, with their bedding, in front of the wooden bar- a second lieutenant back in shoot alligators floating down the Chicago will visit NAS Jax
for here Johnston. The I ,. _
racks as they reported duty Camp 1918 when this was Camp JosephE. river, from a prone position on curing a
camp mushroomed to 50.0CO men, with many sleeping in tents. 1
Johnston. the piers. field tour of Florida. ,

Private Is In $$ HE VISITED HERE several "THERE WAS A ferry from While here, Brig. Gen. Laux

weeks ago, but wanted to wait camp to Mandarin. Side and rear and his party will confer with

For Brief SpellPvt. i until he got back home so he wheeler steamers and one screw Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer,

Don Davidson of Hq & ; could send the Jax Air News driven boat made regular tripsup I Commander Fleet Air Jackson-
some photos to better describethe and down the river for 15 officials.
Service Det. at Fort Gordon, ville, and with Station
area. cents and up as far, as Palatka Subsistence
for The Military
Ga. was a millionaire to one- ... j His letter to the editor, in and to the mouth of the St. Johns Supply Agency is designed to

day-with $100 spare. .( which he reminisces, tells the (jetties) for 75 cents round trip.'The .
Pa. I provisions, both perish-
His mother, in Bethlehem, procure
full story of "life at Camp Johnston craziest trip I ever had
order s able and non-perishable, for the
sent him a bank money on :"
Jacksonville, Fla. 1917-18. in my whole life was the one,
Dec. 23. It was typed $100, but entire Navy, Army and Air
"This was a fantastic camp.I when I was called out of Armour
the machine-printed part said, Force.
doubt if anything like it ever and Co. in Chicago, to go into
and The general is in Florida ona
large as life neater: $1,000,100and
J existed before or afterwards. We active service, with about 700
00 Cents." routine field visit calling var-
told when arrived at from We
were we other men Chicago.
From a local bank he got only !A ious military establishments and
the camp in the latter part of headed south by train and I
sympathy. They were a little food producers.
1917 that it was named after wrote down some of the towns
short. Even a large bank might Among the sites to be visited
Gen. Joseph Johnston, Quarter- where the engines were changedor.
here is the Cold Facility
hesitate, said an authority-al- Storage
master General of the Confed- broken down Chicago,
though the order is as good as. in Building 135 and the NonPerishable -
erate Army. Everyone in it was Kankakee, Gilman, Clinton ,
certified check.They'd Storage
designated Quartermaster regardless Litchfield Centralia
a Springfield, ,
probably for him Facility, Building 162.
of his qualifications. Carbondale and Cairo, Illinois;
an account for a few hundred
"I REMEMBER a Headquarters Fulton, Ky.; Dyersburg, Memphis,
cigarette money, while they. Mess, where officers eating Tenn.; Corinth, Tupelo, West
studied the matter.
there had to change to dress Point, VicksburgJackson, Meri-
Within 12 hours the
reports blue uniforms for dinner. In the dian, Miss.; Selma, Montgomery, of th weekT.
Fort Gordon Rambler, the Beth- .
tradition of the old South, the Phenix City, Ala.; Columbus,
lehem bank had called Mrs. "OVER THERE" William '
Davidson who in turn called her Hottinger, who served in the non-coms (I was one at the Americus, Albany, Tifton, Val- ctpix N.J.PA'fiEac .
Army at Camp Johnston backin time) could have a girl friendqr dosta, Waycross, Ga.; and then'
son. For some odd reason, they 1917.18?stands on the NAS wife as guest at Sunday.din Yukon, Fla. The last three
wanted to see the thing again. boat house pier and points to
ner. I was acting supply ser- engines were wood burners (see
the area where the tent and
barracks were located. This geant of Electrical Co. 1 for many. photos.) The Army men who
to rise
bed and
to early
Early was his first visit to the site months. routed this train must have want-
and you'll never have red in the of the camp ince he left it in "Then the company broke up ed to show us a lot of the South. t

whites of your eyes. 1918. and I was assigned to Hqs. to interview "THE PULLMAN cars leaving I

people, show recruits Chicago were so old they used
Pay Rise Will Also Boost how to handle a rifle and helpin candles for lights and barrels of

I poison gas instruction, and, water with dippers for drinking

Reserve Drill Paymentsthe also try to get illiterates to at water. We get off to eat along

least write and read their own the line. Two men slept in a

Proposed pay increases will names and addresses. Many could lower and one in a an upper

apply equally to drill pay for special extra increment for neither read nor write, but were berth. It took six days tq Jack-

personnel of reserve forces, according 0-8s, 0-7s, 0-6s and 0-5s, of $50 drafted anyhow. sonville."I .

to a Navy Times article $100, $100 and $50 respectively. "THE CAMP AT one time, I remember alligators in and zouGH yours,w sN..wE'gEPusHiN6n 'f2M1scER TonC4YAIRYwt'T

which quoted Defense officials. Active duty officers would drawit was told, had 50,000 men. The around camp as thick as fleas. As CKry As

However, non-active duty reservists but not use it to compute re- camp had both barracks and They were 6 and 10 feet and it I pogsIe ,,4#
would not receive: tirement. thousands of tents. It was also a seemed that more ammunitionwas

1)) Enlisted proficiency pay. The non-active duty reservist port of embarkation for over- expended in shooting alligators after the Armistice tarteddischarge to

The super grades of E-8 and E-9 would be authorized the same seas. I than on the range. men as fast'as possible.

are authorized for reservists, but percentage of E-9s and E-8s as "The camp apparently started Snakes, too, great big long ones, And suddenly this huge camp

the special pro pay, whereby their regular establishment.This from a very small National Guard were bothersome. collapsed folded Just like A

persons serving in a particular is one-half of one per set-up, suddenly expanded to "I DON'T KNOW when this circus tent after a performance.

grade may draw the pay of one cent of total enlisted strengthin several square miles, with roads camp was discontinued. There And that's the story of Camp

or two higher grades, is not in- E-9 and one-and-one-half per having to be built with tons of was a terrific death rate from Johnston, now NAS Jacksonville,

cluded. cent of total enlisted strengthfor fill, then sand and then brickon the flu, meningitis, and certain as told by one who was part .oi

2)) Supplemental pay. This is E-Bs. top. Most of the barracks! .had types of malaria. The Army it some 40 years ago.




Page 4 'AX AIR NEWS 16 January 1958

Training Center Here

Marks Seventh YearThe a1

Naval Air Technical Training Center this month

celebrates its seventh.year since recommissioning in January, >a

1951. Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr., is commanding officer

and .Comdr.. Wilfred_ _Fleshman, executive officer. .
Originally established at NAS c
Jax site as a training Center in s 5
Jax ia 1941, the Training Center
195D, a of specialists in
was moved to Memphis, Tenn., in group
Naval Aviation training headedby
1948 only to return three years
Capt. Lester Rice (now Rear
later when the Korean conflict
Admiral), came here in advanceof
gained momentum.IN :
the full school movement. saa
EARLY 1941, as elsewhereon
the Station, NATTCenter suf- IL1
of duty, the Center has been
fered from lack of equiment, no
commanded by Capt. Edwin
streets textbooks and not
evena ; T .
course of instruction. Peck Capt. David McCampbell, T

Capt. Wilson Bartlett Capt.lIenryDeLong _
However October 1942 it \
by : M
Comdr. Edwin Bishop,
became a separate command
under Chief of Naval Aviation Comdr. FIe s h man and Capt. ....... I'---HIIII

Training, and had Comdr. R. D. Moore. UNIQUE MEMORANDUM Grace Jarvis (holding cake) formerly with the Work Load
Higgins as its first CO. The present system of schools Division of Overhaul and Repair Department is shown with members that division when she r'
consists of Aviation Ordnancemen presented them with a unique going away greeting. Mrs. Jarvis baked their message in the formof
Upon orders reactivating the School, class A, B and officers a government memorandum familiar to all of us. With.her. left to right are: Marvin Blum-
Jeanne Edwin Garrison, aircraft examiner Mrs. Jarvis Cath-
Aviation i i Electrician'sMate berg shop planner; Batson typist ;
; erine Austin, clerk-typist; Jack Pace, planner-estimator; Francis McGurn planner-estimator, and
Up The School, classes A and B; Marine Millan property and supply clerk. :
Aviation Storekeeper School, "

LADDER class A and supply officers; In Form Of CakeEnterprising ':'

tion Fundamentals ( AVia-1) ,

With Civilians School. ; Naval Air
l +
Systems School, and Aviation Employe Chooses lI t 1 1a
(Periodically, the Jax Air News Ground Officers School.
in with i Industrial

various Relations,cooperation promotions Department for Naval will list Air are as WAVES well in as attendance AND sailors Women and at Marines Marines various,, Odd Way Of Saying Goodbye"To !i I.

Station personnel).
schools. However, only Aviation : Change Control Branch.
On the promotion roster effective -
Storekeeper school takes service "From: Grace Jarvis.
Nov. 17 and Dec. 1, 9, 15
women: for advanced training.In "SubJ.) : Greetings.: to y'alll"!
and 29 were 28 employees, 28 1953 Airman
from Overhaul and Repair De- School (Aviation, FundamentalsClass Preparatory Not an unusual greeting to be exchanged by an employeat

partment, seven from Supply, P) was formally convertedto Overhaul and Repair Department of NAS Jax. l '

three from Public Works, six the training of Marine Corps NO NOT unusual at all,except With TheToastmasters

from Comptroller and five from personnel except for about six that it didn't come as a card, or watching others express happi-

Miscellaneous. to eight Waves in each class. verbally, but rather in the form ness over the results of her labors. '

Promoted: at O & R were of a beautiful cake. THE EXTRAORDINARYgreeting
Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell is A fine turnout of Navy Civilian
Robert Abbott, aircraft engine commanding officer of the The Grace Jarvis mentioned was presented to members Toastmasters was treated to a J

' Accessories and parts repairmanthird Marine Aviation Detachment and I above is one of those rare modern of Change Control Branchat lively session Tuesday night at ,
O & R before
metals shortly being
step to inspector ( )
Major B. who enjoy cooking
Stuckey serves as executive women Karl Hellenthal's.Melvin .
first step; Howard Barrow Jr., I transferred; from one departmentto
officer. and really get a kick out ofRECEIVES Hawker toastmasteredthe
aircraft instrument mechanic another.

second -step to aircraft instru- And, needless to say, Mrs. program, which was highlighted ,
spirited round of ,;
by a
ment mechanic (electronics) sec- I Jarvis' greeting was one of the
table topics as arranged by Don
ond step; Ovid Bennett, engi- a.w most enjoyable ones ever received -
o Moran and three speeches. Aubrey
neering draftsman (g e n e r al) by anyone in the group.
Silvey expounded on "The Mean-
GS-5 to engineering draftsman ...y. :,q. Arid certainly the most edible. "
ingful Life T. A. Wilkison got
GS-6 James Boren
(general) ; ,
his dander about the 1958
guard GS-3 to guard supervisor
GS-4. .t IRS Agent To Billy Mitchell;" and Floyd Barnes
: related the efforts of "Thomas
Edward Butts air-
supervisory Alva Edison."

craft inspector GS-12 to super- Give Lecture The panel of evaluators, head-
visory aircraft inspector GS-13; .3s'
ed by master head-shrinker Bill
Ernest Chambliss, aircraft mechanic Clearman included
Aboard StationDavid Legget,
(general) third step to Frank Roberts and Andy Plane,..

inspector (metals) second step; Costello, Internal Rev- The next meeting will be held

Ward Chance, aircraft mechanic enue Agent from Jacksonville, Tuesday at 1900 at Cumberland

(general) third step to produc- will be aboard NAS Jax Jan. 22, Community Center.

tion superintendent (aircraft) { for a one-day lecture on general Members were informed of the

GS-9; Charles Deisner, aircraft h income, tax problems. big District Meeting, Jan. 25 at

instrument mechanic third stepto Costello, who will speak from Roosevelt Hotel. Deadline for

aircraft instrument mechanic 1300 until 1600 next Wednesday reservations for the evening

(electronics) third step. in Building 955 (NAS Informa- I dinner, to which wives are invited -

William Dornbusch. engineer COMMENDATION Sgt. Henry Dykes (right) tion and Education Offi'e), will is Jan. 22.
of the NAS Jax Marine Barracks, is shown
receiving merit-
ing draftsman (electrical) GS-6 a
lecture and hold a question and Each area in Florida Will
orious mast from Maj. L. J. Sartor at ceremonies last week. Sgt. pro-
to supervisory engineeringdraftsfnan Dykes received the mast for his outstanding performance of duty answer session on tax problems vide a speaker for the program,

(general) GS-7; Paul during the period of Nov. 1 to Dec. 31. 1957 while an administrative directly related to service. per- with Gordon King selected to represent -
Driebelbis, aircraft instrument man with the personnel office. He cheerfully assumed duties sonnel. the Civilians.
mechanics third step to aircraft other than were his assigned tasks and performed them "in Representatives
instrument mechanic (electronics an exemplary.. .. manner.
.. commands aboard the Station NAS Jax Officer Trio
) third step; Morris Ellison, will attend the lecture and then

helper aircraft mechanic (ordnance Marine Given Commendation assist other personnel with pro 'Piped Out' Recently

) first step to aircraft ord- blems. Three NAS Jax officers, hav-
One Marine received a meri-
nance repairman first step; torious mast and 10 others were cheerfully' assumed duties other Costello said he would service

Richard Holden, aircraft in- promoted in ceremonies at the than were his assigned tasks and dependency problems, travel expenses were "piped out" in ceremonies -

trument mechanic third step to NAS Jax Marine Barracks re- performed them in an exemplary ? allotments, etc., for recently.

'Aircraft instrument mechanic cently. manner," the mast went on to benefit of military personnel. The group included Comdr.

(electronics third step; Robert The mast was given Sgt. Henry say. The discussion, he said, would Lawrence Tarkowski and Lcdrs.

Jackson, laborer (cleaner) third Dykes for his outstanding per- Receiving promotions were: be devoted to general topics, Oscar Willingham and Harry

step to aircraft cleaner first step; formance of duty from Nov. 1 to Pfc. William Biskey; Pfc. John rather than individual problems. Barnhorst.The .

Raymond Kennedy, aircraft instrument Dec. 31, 1957. Prine; Corpl. David Thomas; The Internal Revenue service three officers received retirement
.mechanic third step to annually papers from Capt. Elliott
conducts -
Corpl. Vernon Starns a lecture
The "Per
mast read in part, ; Corpl
aircraft instrument mechanic aboard the.Station for W. Parish Jr., N AS Jax
forming duties as an administrative Robert Moody; Corpl. Wyatt of
(electronics) third step; Rachel Navy men.Individuals. commanding officer.
man with the personnel Miles Jr.; Corpl. Juan Gonzales;
King,, clerk-typist GS-2 to -
property with
Office of the Marine Barracks Corpl. Dean special problems
and he Douglas; Corpl The Polaris
supply clerk GS-3. may receive missile will b e
demonstrated an intrepid atti- James Bailey, and Sgt. David assistance and available
information ready in US
from the IR
tude when faced with over- Breeze. office by 1960.
''Sign in travel bureau: Pay whelming odds."Operating Presiding at the ceremony was which or via a special telephone service,

how.'Travel later! We need the with greatly reduced I Maj.'L. J. Sartor, NAS Marine phoning may EL 4-7111 be obtained by The Polaris missile, 13 months

money. manpower, Sgt. Dykes .Barracks commanding officer.. for 'Tax Information.and asking old, is the youngest of the missile



January_1958 JAX AIR NEWS_ __ r.Qe S

Center Intramural I GOLFERS DON'T
ate I ,

mw ,. Athletes Schedule LET TOURNEYS

: e\ '' Banquet MondayThe SCARE YOU
) .
i If your planning a round of
'wm.m second annual NATTCenter golf at NAS Jax and find thata

intramural sports banquet willbe tournament has been set for

held Monday, Jan. 20, at 1930 that particular day, you go
1 at the NAS Jax civilian cafeteria. I right ahead and play. Don't

Presentation 0 f championshipand let the tournament scare you
runner-up trophies for all away.
,. ti ; sports will be made at this time. Too many golfers, those who
4 4 \ % The Captain's Cup, emblematicof play for the recreation, have

seasonal sports supremacy in been staying away from the

intramural competition, will also course when they hear of a

{ ( r a, t ,\ ':. be awarded at the affair. tournament.
reminded that, witha
They are
Aviation Electrician's Mate
few exceptions (city-wide,
in final
School came out on top
... __ District, All-Navy tourneys),
\ OFFICERS' WIVES BOWLERS Fall competition in the Officers' Wires Bowling Leaguecame concluded fall competition.Capt. those playing in tournamentshave
to a hall recently but action was slated to pick up again this week when the spring and Charles L. Moore Jr., no priority over any
summer circuit began play at the NATTCenter lanes. Competition is slated for every Monday others.In .
night through a 15-week season.. Presented trophies at a dinner concluding fall activity were NATTCenter commanding officer, fact, they're arranged to
thee women: Left to right Mrs. Mel Porter achievement winner Mrs. Betty Bruffey high and Lt. Col. Willian P. Mitchell, interfere with regular
y game Mrs. Ruby Mitchell high series: Mrs. Ruby Taylor high average; Mrs. Cert Thompson commanding office:' of the Ma- NOT
captain of winning team and Mrs. Fay Custer. member of the winning :scniad. Other members of rine Aviation Detachment, will play.It.
the championship team but not pictured are Mrs. Patsy Mack and Mrs. John Dukes. be guests of honor. might also be added that
all tournaments arranged by

.IM Basketball >S 4.. ,1'' "Y .4 +:t' 4.'w.Jks the golf shack are for the

benefit of ALL golfers, and
Fliers Record
that players usually end up ina
Jay ResumesThe flight where they are in

Y Win No. ,Two competition with other playersof

Mainside Intramural Bas- equal caliber.
tball League resumed play 4'eft b i o Over Bullets Tourneys are arranged for

onday at Mainside Gym followa LL' all golfers, and not just the

/ a long Christmas recess. Sharpshooting Mike Doyle and better players.Crackeriax.

In National League play, VAH- peppery Jim Good formed a pot-
Record Field For
,,1 handed FAWTU a 69-44 defeat. Signs ent one-two scoring combinationas

h the American circuit, VP-5 the Jax Navy Fliers made it Cagers

in its first win two straight over Green Cove
Itwined beating
'r ,r YA-104, 53-39. Jim Crow was Mainside Spring BowlingFiring Spring's Bullets, 71-63, Monday Fashion Win SkeinThe

high"man for the event, racking night at Mainside gym.
:, 114 points for the winners With less than three minutes Jax Navy Crackerjax ran
:wh1 Q teammates Howard Crower in the Mainside spring intramural bowling cir showing on the clock, the Flier their winning skein to four in a

," cuits gets underway Monday with a record 42 entries.learns pair racked up eight straight row by taking decisions from the
and j Bob Deuman had 13 and 12
t ... ____ -
Tamiami Trails five in the City
[tallies respectively.VW4 : will commence shooting! points to put the game on ice.
t. I hinski; VW-4 No. 4, Y. R. Gook;
for at time when League and a win over Waycross
league crowns a
Newcomer Warren Rouse led
[ is atop the American VA-15 "B", F. H. Tumbell, and
in last week's competition. -
the fall intramural keg title is
' Flier scoring, however, with 18
League sporting a clean slate in 679th No. 1, M. C. Stillwell.
I [four holds still at stake. points. Good shipped in 17 and. .
; games. Operations 679th stands for the Air Force In the City League, the Crack-
town number two position with VP-18 and VP-16, Americanand Doyle had 10.
who have 3-1 record
Aircraft and Warning Control erjax, a
[two wins and no losses. National League titlists, are Jax Navy opened postChristmas -
I Squadron based here. Two teams and are in second place, trounced
due to roll-off for the Mainsidefall play with an impressive
jjVP-16, with a 4-1 record, leads are entered from that outfit.. Tamiami 37-15, with Chris Cot-
102-77 decision
: ", the]National League followed by crown sometime this week. over Waycross' ton hitting for 19 points.

"'VF-43;' with a 3-1 mark. Winner will then face, NATT- THE NATIONAL LEAGUElines All-Stars. Friday night, the Waves
,/F"r-i. I Center's AvFund, champions of up this way: FAWTU, H.C. I Good got 23 points while I emerged with an impressive 52-

that command, for the All-Sta- Johnson; VW-4 No. 5, T. Twigs; Chuck. Felton bucketed 20 mark 18 win over Waycross. High scor-
Marine Keglers tion toga. VW-4 No. 6, A. R. Kurth; MAA ers.
ing honors in this game also wentto
Force, J. H. Collins; VA-15 "A", The Fliers, now 8-9 face Patrick -
[Slam Whopping This will bring to a close the the keen hitting Cotton,
long drawn-out fall bowling G. N. Barvinski; VA-176 "O", AFB at home tonight before: 24.

[3jl39, Pinfall season which had its beginningSept. D. B. Ward; FAW-11, J. C. Stover taking the road for a pair of Tiny Carolyn Johnson of the

I 9. ; Fasron Six, J. I. Giorbano; contests. Crackerjax scored 11 points, and
Pin spilling specialists 0 f Operations, W. L. Ellis; MARTD, Newcomer Mary Jo Colvin, late
[NATTCenter combined talents IN OTHER bowling activity, 24 F. L. Duford; VA-176 "E", K. O. Ben: "I have without doubt the! of Moffett Field, hit for eight
|lat. Wednesday in the Riverside11den's men have entered a kegling Taylor; 679th No. 2, C. P. Mad- laziest rooster in the whole of I points.
[ League by setting a new event at Mainside to determine den VA-104 R. Davis Arkansas."
; N. ; VAH1 The Atlanta Tomboys, one ol
$am record, spilling 1,139 pins make up of a soon-to-be-formed No.1, H. F. Horton; NARTUNo. Newt: "Just how lazy is he,' the strongest women's teams im

l (Hi one game. varsity bowling team. 2, G. E. Holtz; Waves, Scotty Ben?" the south,invade the Waves home

l 'W The five bowlers were the aggregation VP-18 will be out to defend Walsh O; & R, O. K. Hattaway; Ben: "Well, he's never crowedin court for a pair of games this

from the Marine Aviaon the spring intramural crown won Fasron 109, S. K. Weaver; VAH1No. his life. He just waits for. weekend.' Games will be plated
last when it enters American -
Detachment who have a year 3, B. S. Branson, and VFP-62 another rooster to crow, then at 1400 Jan. 18-19 at the Main
; laIty of winning trophies.All League play beginning Mon "B", J. C. Lawnicak. nods his head." side gym.Center. .

five of the keglers rolled a day.OTHER
: .series, collecting 3,139 pinsr league entries, and
the three game set. team representatives, include: Quints

M/Sgt. John Burner, with high ComFairJax, E. E. Hall; VP-5,

me of 231, rolled a 593 series L. E. Mahonski; NAS Officers, Begin 'Hectic

, (ollowed by T/Sgt. Carl Booth, W. D. Callaghan; Dispensary,

35; M/Sgt. William Pearce, 529; O. P. Rock; Hospital, F. D. Hei- rA ScrambleThe

Red Greenwood, 518, and M/Sgt. son; Disbursing, P. C. Penrod; Flag

Steve, Mayer, 517. VA-172 J. W. Loyb; VAP-62, { Yr y !:
O. C. Jenkins; Communications, NATTCenter intramural
D. A. Hadapuro; NARTU N1, basketball league got into action
Lcdr. Rich Gets G. E. Holtz; Supply, P. E. Gogan; last week with a full schedule of

Dental, J. J. Lyons; VA-44, R.P. games. \
. Center SS Post Bordone; VAH-1 No.2, 'C. D. Eight teams, are entered i n

. ,Lcdr. Clarence Rich relieved Hendrix; VFP-621 1 "A", W. P. play, wjth three holding unbeaten -

Lcdr. Vincent Anania as Spe- Krakosky; VW-4 No.2, W. C. marks following first ,week'scompetition.
. .
cial Services Officer at NATT- Curry, VW-4 No.3, Y. R. Rod-
Unbeaten are AE School, Sup-
Center in ceremonies yester-
; port Splinters and AK School aa
Call Issued For Varsity
day.The early season surprise.In .
. new Special Services Golf Team Candidates
results last week, AE, defeated -
. Officer assumed the position Personnel interested in trying AvFund,' 62-18, and Sup-
prior t 0 departure 0 f Lcdr. out for the Jax Navy golf team Splints downed NAWS School,
Anania due to be detached
should contact Jack Harvey or 37-32.
from the Center next month. assistant at the Golf Shack Also AK AGO
Lcdr. Rich i assistant his VOLLEYBALL VETERANS The Jax Navy volleyball edged School
was for details. squad it busily'preparing for the Birmingham AAU Invitational 36-31; AO School defeated AGO,
I training officer at the Aviation Tryouts will begin Jan. 21, Tournament scheduled for Jan. 25 at the Alabama site. The Jax 48-28; SupSplints downed Av
Ground Officers School Navy tpikers recently placed second in the tough St. Petersburg
lasting through Feb. 3. Qualifying Fund, 43-28; AE trimmed AGO,
before his assignment to Spe- Invitational. "Mac" McGuckin (right) volleyball coach Lt shown '
rounds, 36 holes, will deter- 71-36, and then decisioned the
cial Services. giving some valued pointers on blocking a serve to spike
I mine team members. veterans Ben Hall left and W. W. Smith. Marines, 6563.i .



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20 Rugged Souls One-Cent Hike mmmm

Eager fDR Men Brave Approved For .F -For Sale3Bdrm.

Home 2317 Barlod

A 'frailer MovingTrailer Dr. (Cedar Hills). GI Equity $79

Cold Greek WildernessTwenty owners, who do their Mo. EV 7-6541 / Ext-8261. -

$; > 4 to get an Bernath.
eager and overladen sailors set out to brave the wild i own moving, are
,, Et s' x one-cent-a-mile for their 2-Bdrm. Home. Venetia Ter.
erness of the mountains above Salonika, Greece for two days of
skiing. This was the first ski tour of the cruise for the crew of the efforts beginning last Dec. 1, according GI Equity $1,000. $53.50 Mo. Inq.
aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt, home-based at NAAS to Navy Times.
5234 Pennant Dr. aft. 1800.
Mayport Fla. This is their story: stiff and complaining under our The individuals trailer allow-
Our first stop was the local 2-Bdrm. Home Venetia Ter.
40-pound loads. But we soon discovered ance, for those whose trailersare
army base, where we found com- With air cond $1550/without
the climb was worth the towed by private automobile,
plete outfits, from Norwegianskis effort. has been increased fr6m 10centsto $1400. $54. Mo. GI Equity. Inq-
to rucksacks and sleeping 5234 Pennant Dr. after 1800.
The Salonika Alpine Club hut, 11-cents per mile. The increase

bags.WE our home for the next 36 hours, will be distributed to the servicesin 3-Bdrm. House.4837 Headley
CHANGED into the many- 4. Ter. (just off Cassat Ave).
was a ruggedly constructed, un- the forthcoming Change No..
layered clothing, loaded our heated, two-story building.It 66 to Joint Travel Regulations. $8,000. FHA Loan. FL 9-3953.

supplies onto our Greek Army was empty and desolate in Navy times said ,the rate increase Herron.
the semi-darkness of late after- was result of a special Miscellaneous
truck, and headed for the quaint Wanted One Leav-
noon. We quickly lighted firesto house trailer transportation cost : passenger.
little town of Asvestohori, about combat the bitter cold and I j'I tAi x; survey conducted by the services. ing for Los Angeles, Calif., Jan.

ten miles away. into ; I Diem 24. Return Feb. 9 to Jax.Pay own
cook a meal; then climbed for the Per Travel and i
In Asvestohori, townspeople our sleeping bags and succumbed '} ;' Transportation Allowance Com- expenses and help drive. EV
I 8-1390 aft. 1800. Wolters.
thronged to meet us and watchedour to exhaustion.WE mittee.

every move. We exchanged ROSE early the next day L Conducted during July 1 and Wanted: One or two riders.
Leaving for Los Angeles, Calif..

smiles, the international lan and rushed through breakfastin in the .----- --.............-..-..-- Dec. 31, 1956, the survey showed Feb. 2, 1956 Ford. ETA L. A.
and anticipation of skiing that the cost of hauling house
guage, began our long climbto
Feb. 7. expense.
the ski hut. powder-show, which lay in three is Takos. the Greek Hermit trailers exceed both the 10-cent

Our 20-man had four and four-foot drifts around the whom ihe crew of the FDA met allowance for individual haulingand 4-5772. O. P.
group Wanted: To Join car pool Hrs.
mountain.We while on a skiing tour of
the 20-cents allowance for
escorts, two Greek Army men, found an excellent slope Greece. He greeted them attired commercial 0800-1630. Vic. Normandy Sub-
an interpreter, and our guide the while hauling.
just outside the hut and, for the ihuily temperature Div. No Duty. Ext-592/8564. -
President of the Salonika Alpine was colder than freeiing. The average cost of hauling
club. next day and a half, we enjoyedsome He has no use for drinking. house trailers by private auto- Short.

outstanding skiing. smoking or women . (Ed.
THREE HOURS later we DINNER THAT evening fell Note-We dill think this guy is mobile was 11-cents per mile. Civil Service

stumbled up to the hut, muscles under the direction of Lt. "Doc" a sailor who missed hU ship). The average cost, when trail-
ers are hauled by commercial (Continued from page 1))
Smith. He cooked an impressive MachinesContinued firms, was 29-cents mile.
Final Draft cheese fondue, consisting of sav- While the services per themselves this Command. Capt. Parish de-

ory, melted cheese and great ( from page 1)) have clared.
authority to adjust the individual -
(Continued from page 1)) quantities of delicious Greek more experience to its credit in house trailer allow According t 0 latest figures,

O-7, 8 and 9s, $100; and 0-10 wine. the formal program to spreadthe ance, the 20-cents per mile .I there are some 9,176 federal government -

(full admiral and generals), $200. The good doctor staunchly conception of source data allowance for commercial haul- employees in the metro-

One year later, if the Cordinerrate maintained this was the proper automation, according to Mr. ing cannot be adjusted without politan Jacksonville area, w'ith

for the grade and years in way of killing "germs" in the Velander. legislative action. the Navy employing about 6,000of

\ grade is higher than was given cheese. QUERIES by typist, clerks, these. Some 4,500 civil service

by the first increase, up to another Afterwards, we exchanged supervisors, and many others employees draw their pay checks

t $25 would be given those i campfire songs with our Greek brought forth explanations as to Used Clothing from NAS Jacksonville, with sev-

through O-4. Up to another $50 friends. We contributed "O'Leary'sBar. how the machines "read and eral hundred more employed at

would be given 0-5s. Up to another ." talk" to each other. When usedas On Sale NATTCenter, Naval Hospital and

$75 would be given O-6s We were up at dawn again, an ordinary electric typewriterin Taking a direct slap at to- scattered units. Add to these the

and up to another $100 would be and made the most of a delightful preparation of source docu- day's cost of living climb, approximately 360 employees at

given O-7s and up. half day of skiing. ments, it automatically translates clothing and small stores is NAS Cecil Field, 150 at NAAS

A SECOND year later (if the WE HAD packed our bags, and everything or selected data the conducting a used clothing Mayport, and more at other scat-

first two increases still u_ left_... an_._ were set to leave, when, suddenly typist writes into a punched drive at Building 135. tered NaVy units in Jax, theNavy's

officer below his proper Cordinerrate over a rise, came the soundof type and for subsequent automatic Articles will be sold a: 25 impact in the local employment -

) the same amount of increase a loud, clear tenor voice. A processing; when fed the punched per cent of regular price and and economic pictureis

would be given-$25, $50, shaggy, bearded head appeared.An tape prepared by other ma- good bargains can be had for decidedly felt.

$75 or $100, as the case may be. old man came climbingover chines, it automatically reads and those who avail themselves of IN HIS MESSAGE to all
And at the beginning of the the rise up from the snow this sales opportunity.
types out the information at the civilian employees of the Department
fourth if officer still has drifts. The skiers stared incredu- Among clothing items
year, an rate of 120 words a minute. on of the Navy, Secretary of
any money coming under Cor lously.He sale are dress blue jumpers
"The typewriter the Thomas S. Gates said
a Navy :
diner, he'll get it then, regardlessof wore only brief blue swim for $2.50, white trousers at 55
business tool of great value, has "On January 16, 1958 we shall
the amount. trunks and a pair of boots. We cents, overcoats for $7.90 azid
now become the mainspring of have reached the 75th anniver-
Naturally then, if only part of shuddered just looking at him. blue melton trousers, $2.30./
office automation of the of
according to sary signing the Civil
any of these increases is neededto We were chilly even in our Operating hours for the Used
authorities. "The new machine Service Act of 1883. Embodied in
put an officer on the Cordiner four layers of clothing. He waved, Clothing Store are 0900 t 0
makes automation practical in that law was the principle that
scale, ,he'll get only that part. strode toward us, then amiably 1200 and 1300 to 1530 Monday
size and kind of
business is
any merit the basis for selecting
But everyone with two years in posed as we grabbed for our through Friday.
organization. those who would
personnel serve
gets at least a six per cent boost cameras. ,
thpf" ttrntttmmfnt.. ...."
if THROUGH ---- aDuring-'-- ----
even that's greater than Cor our interpreters,we
diner. learned he was a hermit named the past 75 years, we

ACCORDING to Navy Times, Takos, '55-years old and a vege. .24c4& ( tl/Qflbl have witnessed the extension of
tarian. I the merit from initial
in-grade increases won't be auto ss system an

matic by any means. If the serv- Furthermore, Takos announcedin A : coverage of about 13,900 em-

ice of a person in any grade is a loud, strident voice, he i\'j'\ ployees to more than 2,000,000

unsatisfactory spurned drinking, smoking and Federal employees of which
his superior may ,., Are your children fire some
withhold his advancement to the women. M safe? 353,000 serve the Navy."I .

next higher step in his pay Takos was proud of, that voice. S Within the last 30 AM CONFIDENT. that the

grade. He never spoke, or laughed, or accomplishments of'our'' civilian
Enlisted personnel sang. He bellowed! And he did it days, your dept-
would b e ment to employees are not only a recordof
responded two
able to pick the pay scale under often! fires in the the past but a promise for the
which they get the money while Takos was a friendly guy. He I which housing area future. I wish to extend to all

the new plan is going into force. guided us back down the moun- causes us to ask of you a sincere Veil done'."

If the bill becomes a law, they tain, leading us loudly in that o. 1 t this serious question. Statistics show that the aver-

can take the six per cent hikeor clear tenor voice in a Greek One fire involved a age Federal employee is male,

the Cordiner increase, whichever campfire song we'd learned the kitchen where a child married and a veteran. He works

is higher, on effective date night' before. playing with matches hard and considers himself in the

of the law.Comdr. ,.FOR MORE than an. hour; we .' had' ignited, a, curtain, middle-income Chancel

,.. filed ,down the mountain, singing which. in turn set fire to ire he ''Is, .buying group.a home and
lustily, past amused'shep the blind, door and
Spiegel Takes Reins ownS a car that is over three"
herds and their flocks. scorched overhead. old. He is interested in
6f years community
Heavy Attack SquadronComdr. .Again, the local 'folks came ;. The second was caused affairs and is active I'I in'i

William Spiegel as- eagerly to stare at' the strange by children,playing with church and civic groups. 'lIe pay

suined command of Heavy Attack Americans in Greek clothin, sparklers in a bedroom. taxes, responds to charity ''drives;

Squadron One in change of singing that equally Greek sone. Why not discuss fire etc. In short, he is an average

command ceremonies Jan. 3. We waved our, thanks to safety with your family American in every respect except

,Comdr. Spiegel relieves Comdr Takos, climbed into a waiting and ,conduct a home fire that he works for the government -
Joseph Dorrington at the helm truck, and headed back to Salon-
,% drill. It could save. a rather than for himself or'
of VAH-1. ika. life. a private employer.