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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: February 13, 1958
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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I Personnel Here Track Satellite yy : .


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Communications workers from west to east at that time. Informal attempts are being ]

here were on the scene track- I made, however, by lab personnel 4
ing America's first earth satel- A repeat attempt at track- Ernest Rowland of the

lite, the Explorer, soon afterit ing the sphere was made the Jacksonville Astronomy Club, IL :

began orbiting the globe next day, however, this fail- is reported keeping personnel : \
St Str
ed, according to Green.
last week.
informed as to best times to |i

Charles Green, RD1, of the Type of receiver used by pick up the signals. ,j'o '<<,, ..

Communications Department the lab is a Navy Interference I :
It's pointed out that Moon \ :
Electronics Lab of NAS Jax, Monitor. The satellite's signals >
I Watch headquarters for the I 1 G ""I' :
reported he picked up a clear were heard on a frequency of ';: : :, "' '
signal from the Explorer for 108 megacycles (FIIV). United States is at.Cambridge, ",.\ :,?"

about three minutes at 1635, Mass., from which point all : (' : '
The lab here has not officially -
Feb. 4.The. been ordered to keep official information on the ....

satellite was believedto tabs on the Explorer from satellite's expected path i is for- I_ __ __ __ 'n, ._.

be passing over Florida Washington. mulated. TRACKING SATELLITE Charles Green. RD1. of the I
NAS Jax Electronics Lab shown tracking American satellite. I


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Health, Joint -' Sub Seawolf,




Crusade Fund J11lt : ...au s Canadians To



Begins HereA Visit MayportThe

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group of six nationalhealthagencies Vol. 15 No. 43 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 13 February 1958NJ U. S. Navy's second

i vital in .. atomic submarine, the US S

America's fight against dis- Seawolf, will arrive at NAAS

ease and disability, plus Cru- Mayport Saturday to join a

sade for Freedom and Care Says host of other U. S. Navy and
which provide truth and food I : Briton Canadian ships in antisubmarine -

to millions, have begun their I maneuvers off the Flor-

appeal for funds in the 1958 ida coast.

Federal Service Campaign. ;I U. S. Lifes On Saturday, there will be nine

The local campaign, in which Canadian ships, including the car-

military and civilian personnelof rier IIMCS Bonaventure, and the

eight Naval activities in the Hectic OneAfter U. S. Navy's USS Leyte, in the

Duval County area are participating basin.
a visit to the United
was officially inaugurated is
Mitcher
The destroyer USS
States in 1951, Bernard Hack
Wednesday afternoon in a big also expected.On .
ett, native of London, England
Kickoff at Mains ide
Rally
decided that the Americanway Saturday' and Sunday, the

Theatre. of life was for him. Seawolf will take aboard 11 Con-
ADDING THEIR endorsementto orientation cruises.No .
While on a visit to his sister's gressmen on
President Eisenhower's
com- Pa. in 1956 he open house program or public
home in Reading, ,
manding officers of the partici-
visitation at the base is plannedfor
decided to enter the Navy to
pating commands, headed by
of the ships.
any
Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer provide for future education, and
The Canadian fleet, some shipsof
the hustle
himself' to
Commander Fleet Air Jackson- also adjust which have already arrived,

ville, stressed continued whole- IS THIS COCKNEY? Enjoying a "tea break" are two and bustle of the States. consists of the Bonaventure, and

hearted support on behalf of personnel of NATTCenter talking over old times about experi- THERE'S ALL the differencein destroyer escorts IIMCS Algon-

their units. ences in wartime London. Bernard Hackett. AN, (right) who was the world between the two quin, Hafda, Nootka, Micmac, St.
On hand for the Rally were born-there during the 1939 blitz, shows Ray Barton. MAl a section countries," states Hackett, "whenit Laurent, Ottawa, Assiniboine and
of the city where he formerly lived noting that Barton had
comes the
move.
to being on
hundreds of "keymen, unit .
resided a few blocks away during a tour of duty. I say. Hackett Saguenay.The
chairman and representatives of is getting adapted to American life quickly even using tea "Back home, for instance, the HMCS Sioux arrived here

participating agencies. bags, unheard of in England.Promotion. speed limit very seldom exceeds Feb. 9 Also in the group is the
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HEALTH AGENCIES includedin 30 miles per hour, but here, 55 supply ship Eastore.

the drive are American Can- Possibilities and 60 seems to be the minimum The Canadian fleet, will be op-

cer Society, Arthritis and Rhe- ." Hackett views. erating out of Mayport until

umatism Foundation, Muscular "But don't get me wrong, I am about Feb. 19, on anti-submarine
Dystrophy; Association, National Good For Fiscal 1959Careerists very thankful that I will become exercises.

Society for Crippled Children and of the U.S. after I
!
a part
in both the and Marine have
Navy Corps a
Adults, United Cerebral Palsy, three mili-
and National Society for Pre- good chance of promotions during,the coming fiscal year, ac- have service completed, and will years be on my New Skipper
vention of Blindness. cording to figures sent to Congress by Assistant Secretary of. tary "
citizenship,
During the campaign, personnel the Navy Richard Jackson.L and_quoted in Navy Times.. :_ : he way concluded.to an American Takes Reins

(Pleas turn to Page 6,col. 5.) The figures, including me promotion THE CUT IN chiefs will be
WAS born duringthe
proposals for officers were small, from 47,460 to 45,212 by HACKETT
of the London blitz At Hospital
height
sent to the Senate Armed Services -| the end of fiscal 1959. Much of

Ground Officers Committee as required by (Please turn to Page 6, col. 1)) I (Please turn to Page 6, col. 2.) I I
the Officer Grade Limitation I Capt. Al ton C. Abernathy

School :..., relieved Cap Benjamin N.
Begins Act.PROMOTION possibilities for Ahl as commanding officer of

officers in both services are spel- the Naval Hospital in ceremonies -

First 58 ClassThe led out in detail while EMs are ; last week at the Hos-

not spelled out but can be de- h ." pital.Capt..
first class of 1958 .
convened '
duced from the personnel totals.In Abernathy comes here
last week at the Aviation
hy
Ground Officers School at NATT- the Navy it looks this way: f''; .. <. 4I (from Naval Hospital, Corona
Best chances for promotionwill .. Calif., where he was commanding -
Center, with 18 Ensigns report : .
ing for instruction. be those going up for second [.;. .. : officer. PRESENT for the
GUESTS
.
Reporting aboard for the eight class.With the exception of chiefs, :.04..-.o{...*, 'l. o.'tH'f"; A'.. ceremony included Rear Adm.
week course were Ensigns John "" ., :. iPl.. ... :' tTi CommanderFleet
: .. Switzer
.
G. ,
Wendell
there will be more in each petty ) ..." ..' ..
Dothard, Edward Heck, John .;; '. Air Jacksonville; Capt.

Hennessy, Andrew Jones, Leon officer PERSONNEL grade next CUTS year. will hit ,. Ji :..""' .: Elliott W. Parish' Jr., NAS Jax:
Martel James Mech, Charles Mo- .
; officer and Capt.
hardest in the seaman ratings.In commanding ;
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line and Larry Moore. .....
James E. Fulghum, NAS Jax
detail, the Navy expectsto )} .
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Also, Robert Nuckles, James increase the number of petty Senior Medical Officer.
Plugge, John Reed, Leonard Re- Following reading of orders
officers second by almost half,
veal, Samuel Roberts, Edward Capt. Abernathy and Capt. Ahl
from 64,148 on duty last Oct. 31, ".""
Swain, John Vicellio, Clinton "is. conducted a personnel inspection.The .
to 90,418 by June 30, 1959.
Walker, George Williams and .-' new Hospital skipper en-
William WormelL The next best chance is in the --- ASSUMES NEW DUTIES Capt. Alton C. Abernathy "(at tered the Navy in 1930, follow-

After completing their studiesat approximately 4,200 more third podium) reads his orders relieving Capt. Benjamin N. AM, (rear) ing graduation from the U. of
school, they will report to class who will be on duty. as commanding officer of Naval Hospital Jax during change of Oklahoma Medical School.
in first class command ceremonies last week. Capt. Abernathy comes her
various schools for further train- The increase
from eh\post as commanding officer of the Naval HospitaL Corona. HIS DUTY stations have car-
ing, and also to fleet units for petty officers will be smaller, Calif. Capt Ahl reports"as Senior Medical Officer to NAF
duty. only about 1,700. I Monterey, Calif. (Please turn to Page 6, col..5I .)



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2 JAX AIR NEWS February



J11 x t"Uf5 I Math Last Chance.RegistrationLast For Hill (Group Eyes Sailor's .




Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. HAS.. .,. Jacksonville. ... .. ..... ... Commanding Officer course chance in college to register freshman fora Unique Teaching: Plan fIo fIE 0 0lc
Comdr. Robert H. Smith. Executive OfficerCommander
neat Air JacksonvilleRear math offered through the
Adm. Wendell I G. Switzer ....... ...... ...... .. .. .... S
Capt. S. S.: Searcy, Jr. ... ..... .....:'''::'':: .. ::: ..:::.::.:.:: .. :...':." :. .::. Chief: of Staff General Extension Division of A Naval Reserve enlisted man. on active duty is carrying
Flee Air Wing Eleven Florida will be at 1700 MondayFeb. young
Capt. Sidney J. Lawrence ... ..................... ... ... ....................... ..... .. .. ..... CommanderChief on an almost single-handed battle for Navy recognition of a dyne
Capt. T. E. White ..... .. .. ...... .. .. .......... .. ? ,...,. ...... .. Staff Officer ( 17.) which he believes will help the I
to learning Navy
amic approach
NavalAlr C.ni.rCapt.
Technical Training
Charles'' Moore, Jr. |........................... ................. ..... ......... Commanding Officer Three semester hours col- of the training problems posed by onslaught of the s
Comdr Wilfred E. Fleshman .. .... .. .. ........ ... ................ Executive Officer lege credits are possible at a meet some s

Capt. Alton C. Abernathy.... .......Naval..............Hospital.. ........................ ......., Commanding Officer cost of $27 ($9 per credit space. age- according to Navy Times.
Capt. Marcy Shupp. .. ..........................NARTU....................... ....... ... Executive Officer hour) plus textbook. Payment Lewis Robins, PN2, has carriedhis The report contains a thesis on s''

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ............................ .................. .... ...... Commanding Officer must be made at registration, battle in and out of many top
Comdr. William E. Hardy .. ............. .. .. ... .... ... .. .. .. Executive Officer the "rapid-learning" techniqueon y
preferably by check or money Navy offices and on to Capitol which Robins' system is based,

Printed commercially! wth non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville. Floridaat order. Hill and the White House.A well as a complete
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-39 as report on
Rev. Nov. 1945.: Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel Classes will l meet for 16 COMPLETE record of the the development of Robins' per
of Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical TraininqCenter weeks. Registration will be tlSl
Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. : saga has been submitted to the sonal battle.
SlC.
Naval Hospital, held in the Orientation Roomin
Service Information Officer .. Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter, Jr. Senate Preparedness subcommittee While i the overall principle C.C
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey Building 955. at the request of that staff. behind the Robins' approach to
Assistant Editor Gordon ftflt Reporters Jack Holmes, PHI;
John Isbell.l JOSH; Ben Sylar SN; Staff Photographer, Jim Moore eII3Servlce.:; learning i is far from'new, theNavyman's s
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces ; i
Material apparlni In this publication can he reprinted providing credit 's application 0 f the ,
given.naph8.' Photograph, unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy photo- principles of "reinforced learn- \

Editorial offices located In Room 230. Main Administration Building. Phone ,yv 3YSrk ing" has ranked him as "one of l1S
extensions 8164, 8346. 272 or 216.
i the five or six persons who real-
t
I ly have seen what the learning

They Hunger For Truth, FoodThe I problem is a 11 about and who ,

have really brought any fresh
Federal Service Joint Crusade, being conducted from Feb. I : 1
thought to bear upon it, to quote
,
12 through March 12, is an appeal to Federal employees and military Prof. Fred S. Keller of the Co-
personnel throughout the continental U.S. to increase their own
lumbia University psychology de-
service to their country by providing a message of truth and friend- c

ship to the hungry of the world. partment. ,
ROBINS, holder of bachelorof
a
HUNGER OF THE MIND can be as painful as the pangs of act-
of truth and friend. arts degree from Columbia,
ual physical starvation. But a timely message
ship will help still the want that besets millions of people on both took over his family's paper and .

sides of the Iron Curtain. printing business in New York l

What better service could anyone perform for America than to City. His first efforts in the field

help spread truth and understanding for us as a nation and for our of learning came as a member of (

democratic way ot life among those who either dare not believe the the Naval Reserve Surface Divi- ]

truth or whom hunger has made despair'of? sion 3-72 in Brooklyn where he I IPage

The Crusade for Freedom, through Radio Free Europe, and had outstanding success in teach-

CARE, through its Food Crusade, are the means by which we can ,..__ .. ,_ ing typing to a group of fellow
answer the slanders and lies of totalitarian propoganda. Contribu- mmn reservists. Other tests followed
HONOR MARINE Corpl.
tions to the Crusade for Freedom will buy "truth" beamed by Radio James Leach (left) -shakes with NYU students.

Free Europe to the homes of 70,000,000 people behind the Iron Cur- I\I\ E hands with Lcdr. J. H. Me After refining his typing meth-

tain. { SCRVICES Glothlin, NAS Jax Brig Officer, ods, Robins put the "reinforced

YOUR CONTRIBUTION to CARE provides a food package following Leach's commendation learning" system on paper.
mast Marine BarracksMarineofthemonlh
which will convince a hungry family in Italy or Hong Kong, Peru, as for January A publishing house interestedin

or Pakistan, that, notwithstanding propaganda of our enemies, ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL He was chosen for his II the system produced a young

Americans are.an open hearted people, always willing to share their Sunday, Feb. 16 neatness, attitude and conduct woman who had never worked
own abundance with neighbors in need. which "set a high standard not
0930 with An extended
Sunday School, three- a typewriter.
Contributions to the Joint Crusade will buy truth and hope for year-olds through adults, Bldg. often found in his rank. demonstration more than sold the

and at the same time spread friendship and better under-
many 722 Service
; of Divine Worship, publishers. They speedily signed
standing for us throughout the world. i Post Office
iI I Chaplain Osman. Busy Robins to a contract.

1130 Service of Divine BASED
Wor- on psychological prin-
Averaging more than $51,000 a
ship, Chaplains Reagan and Da- month ciples, the system emphasizessuch
than
Be A Fighter; For HealthThose vis. money, more orders were$600,000 made worthof out factors as student encour-

1830 Teen-age Fellowship, agement, reinforced discovery i
by the Post Office at NATTCentter
of us who enjoy good health rarely take time out to con- Bldg. 722. -
sider what a tremendous job it is to keep Americans healthy and to 19 0 United during i 1957, according to satisfactions and a total depar-
Fellowship of ture from memorization.
Postal Clerk
Joe Blanton.
care for those who are not.
Protestants
Bldg. 722.
We have to remind ourselves from time to time that millionsof Stamp sales
Monday, Feb. 17 averaged better
our neighbors are voluntarily fighting for day in Saints'
us every year 1900 Singspiration Bldg. than $4,200 a month or $50,000for All Guild
and year out. They're enlisted in a battle against our worst peace- 722.
time enemies-disease and crippling conditions which afflict mil- the year.
Thursday, Feb. 20 Sets
lions of Americans and kill thousands. We owe them a lot of grati 1900 Junior Choir Rehearsal, Observance
tude.

AS WE ALL KNOW, good health is a vital element of our na- Bldg.1915 722.- All Saints' Choir Re- Of Prayer DayAll

tional defense. But to keep ourselves and our country strong and hearsal, All Saints' Chapel.ST. .

healthy we have to help those who have been fighting your battle EDWARDS' CHAPEL Saints' Chapel will observe

against disease for many years the devoted doctors, scientists, Schedule of Masses World Day of Prayer Friday.

health workers and volunteers who are dedicating their hours and Sunday, Feb. 16 Feb. 21, at 1330. The observancewill

efforts to our great national voluntary health agencies.It 0830 LOGO( Sunday. be sponsored by the Chapel

is our duty to help these scientists and health workers to car- 0630 Daily. Wives' Guild.

ry on. We can help them with a contribution to the Federal Service 0800 Saturday.ST. The World Day of Prayer originated

, Campaign for ''National Health Agencies which will bq conductedhere LUKE'S CHAPEL 71 years ago in 1887 with

from Feb. 12 through March 12. Naval Hospital groups of women in the United

SINCE THE TURN of the century, medical science has helped Sunday Feb. 16 ax States. This year, the first Friday -
the American's life 0630 Catholic Mass. f in Lent, Christians in Ame-
prolong average expectancy by 22 years. We owe
much of this added lease on life to our voluntary health agencies. :C93; .J Service of Divine Wor- rica and 144 other countries of

Therefore, it's like buying life insurance when we contribute to this ship, Chaplain Bryant. the world will be united in a

campaign. Not only that, it is a gift to the millions of afflicted. Latter Day Saints (Mormon) $?; i ;M1R service of prayer and thanksgiving.

Americans, some of them your neighbors,. who need medical help. 1930 Monday -Bldg. 751. s. .
Christian Science dry. Services will begin on the
Here are the voluntary health agencies included in this year's )
1900 Tonga Islands of the International -
Tuesday Bldg. 751. QMbMi west
drive in this area: American, Cancer Societly, Arthritis and Rheum-
Date Line and con-
atism Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National So-
tinue through the day in many
ciety for Crippled Children and Adults, United Cerebral Palsy, and Mooney, Whitted Take .
countries until service.
the last
National Society for Prevention of Blindness, AE Graduation Honors
which will be held on St. Lawrence '

Nuclear Instruction honor of Capt. John Philip Crom- Steven Mooney, .AEMAA,of Ot- i Island, Alaska.

well who was posthumously tumwa, Ia., and William Whitted, I Each year, the program for

Building UnderwayCromwell awarded the Congressional Medalof AEIAA, of Athens, Tenn., shared this service is prepared by the

Honor for his action Com- tQP honors in last week's gradua- __' m.m____. -- _"'.'J women of a different country.
Hall, the first build- as tion at Aviation i Electrician'sMate NEW SIGNS This it has been bya
year prepared
mander, SubDiv 44, .with his "Yield" traf-
ing in the US Armed Forces devoted School Class A at NATT- fic such
pennant in USS Scufpin. signs as the one shown group of women, some of them
entirely to instruction on Center. above are replacing certain"stop" aborigines, in Australia. The

nuclear propulsion, has a lot to Capt. Cromwell lost his life Mooney, who entered the service I Drivers signs aboard the Station. theme is "The Bread of Life."
live up to as'far as the name is when the Sculpin was sunk after i in May, 1957 will report to are reminded that the
only difference between It is
the two hoped that all women
concerned.The attacking'a convoy northeast of VF-171 aVNAS Jax, while Whit- signs is that the "Yield" sign worshipers of Chapel
$1 million nuclear power Truk Island on Nov. 19, 1943, day ted, who entered the Navy in allows the motorist to enter the All'Saints'
will in
plant at the Submarine School in before start of the bloody Battleof June, 1957, will report to NAS, intersection without first com- plan now to participate

New London, Conn., is named in Tarawa. Oceana, Va. for duty. / ing its safe to a complete slop, when this service which unites so many
to do
so. Christians in a word of prayer.


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51Ig There's Nothing Mysterious About Sonic Boom' I Ir


(Editor's Note: Many people do not understand the sonic boom,

nor the importance of jet aircraft near the cities which they defend. .<::',

Every Navy man should be able to captain these matters to people {<;:" .
rt::"'
outside of the Navy. This is the first in a series of articles on "The :, : (Afairwtde and NATTCenter

Sonic Boom.") movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Saturday

The Sonic Boom Sunday d tJ d holiday,

This is a phrase that has been associated with the new / 1400, 1800 and 2000. Hospital movie

avy the sound in air power progress and is a most widely misunder- daily. 1900.) :

stood phenomena of high speed flight. Thursday Feb 13

There is nothing mysterious or Mainside Island In The Sun

sinister about a sonic boom once hour. (color drama) with Joan Fontaineand
on I
The shock wave travels through Belafonte.

quesed you BASICALLY.understand what SOUND goes is on.wave space, but, unlike the ripples of -' NATTCenter-April Harry Love (col- I

lengths of various pressures hit- water that it basically resembles, or musical) with Pat Boone and a
on there are only one or two ripples.
ting the ear, and they result from Shirley Jones.
>er This which has been form- :
wave, i t : .. Hospital Summer Love
surge of energy. Wave lengthscan {> f L.:

be compared to the ripples ed by the tremendous energy of '.>':. ,. "' :':' ;" .:.... (drama) with Judy Meridith and
iple the aircraft flying at supersonic < :
rock tossed into ., John Saxon.
created by a a .
to still pond. Ordinary conversationis speed, reaches the ground at the ;t:< .. '' ':':.' Friday. Fb. 14

thethe speed of 80 U n d. However the : .
f Mainside Blood Arrow
actually a series of pressure : -
wavelets pulsating against the ear, shock wave is obstructed by any- (western) with Paul Richards and
thing it comes against trees, The sound back at angles until they form
waves sweep sharp Steve Brady. Also, Queens Guard.
.rnof much as ripples of water gently buildings, automobiles-anything the cone shape of a funnel. Thus the sonic boom travels through I
NATTCenter Island In The
al- slap the shores of the pond. it touches. space as a wave.is -

ling the An sudden explosion release is* no more of energy.thana The power it possesses is constantly manmade thunder with the aircraft ther, a person shouting "boo" be- Sun.Hospital April Love. I

ho strong wave pushedby dissipated as it pas.ses playing the role of an elec- hind you will startle you more Saturday Feb. 15 :
pressure the air It is robbed of
through
esh than a "boo" shouted by someone
Mainside Operation Madball
the sudden release of energy. trical discharge or lightning.A -
iote of its energy by the friction it cre- you see before you. It's only fair (comedy) with Ernie: Kovacs and
These strong waves
Code- shock pressureare be- ates in its passage through the air LOUD THUNDERCLAP can to note, however, that! the degreeof Jack Lemmon.
known as waves
and on the ground. generate a pressure 0 f about a surprise depends on who is
Shock NATTCenter Blood Arrow.
of their intensity.
cause hits I Guided missiles create a sonic half-pound per square foot, and aloud doing the "booing"Do Hospital Island In The Sun.
what
lor waves when are hear sonic your boom.ear boom as they move through the sound from a boiler factory, you know that when you Kid I die I Matinee Untamed
a
you air, as do aircraft capable of supersonic will produce a pressure of about crack a whip that you create a
bia, The sonic boom can also be Heiress (comedy) with i Donald
and this established law flight during climb. But one pound per square foot. The boom of a minor variety? The Barry and Judy Canova. Also,
explained by
ork this sonic boom never reaches noise I of a sudden thunderclapwill tip of the whip actually exceedsthe Dutch Treat.
of sound. Shock waves are not vis-
eld anyone's ears since it dissolves in startle or frighten people speed of sound and causes the Sunday. Feb. 16
under laboratory con-
ible except its upward flight.HOWEVER while i the boiler room noise, characteristic sharp crack! Mainside-Story of Esther Cos-
r of
ditions where highly specialized
catch WHEN the increasein which is continuous, will do (Next week: The Jax Air News tello (drama) with Joan Crawfordand
equipment can
photographic
VIhe pressure occurs in the ear- neither, simply because it is ex- talks to pilots who fly the super- Rossano Brazzl.NATTCenterOpcration.
distinctive
their shape.
drum, we have a sound. Anyonein pected. sonic planes that break the sound Mad-
ch- If the shock wave created by a
the of the cone's high
path Reducing the analogy even fur- barrier.)
low supersonic aircraft were visible, pressure air will hear the soundas ball.Hospital
ted resemble shallow dishas 'Blood Arrow.
it would a
him. The
they attach to the airplanes. at aircraft the cone dragging passes the over cone alongis Navyman's Odds Average' Monday. Feb. 17
Mainside The Big Beat (col-
th- the exact speed of sound. Later, traveling at a very high rate of I -

ced as the plane's speed increases, the speed, and, since the high pres- Life Rate or drama) with William Reynoldsand
back at sharp ang- Expectancy HighlyThe Andrea Martin. Also, Junior
waves sweep sure is concentrated in a v e r y
,tedmg les until they form the cone'shape Jamboree.
small volume, this sound is a old adage, "Live hard, die., young" doesn't seem to apply to NATTCenter Story of Esther
of wide funnel-see( drawing)
a sharp crack which sounds much the career Navyman, according to recent statistics Issued by an In. Costello.
cod Thus the boom travels through That thunder-
like a thunderclap. urance company.. Hospital Island Ip The Sun.
led space as a wave. is the sonic boom'
hear
clap you While the accident rate among Tuesday, Feb. 18
THE SPEED OF sound varies age" life expectancy are as goodas
the This essentially, is all there is servicemen is considerably higher -
according to altitude and temper- the next fellow's in spite of Mainside Chase e Crooked
led the of the sonic boom. ItTHERE'LL
to cause civilians the life
than among Shadow drama) with Ann Bax-
(
At level it is 760 miles
ature. sea I II the familiar sea story about the
of John Doe, CPO,
expectancy ter and Richard Todd.
hour, and at 40,000 feet the old chief who withered
'm-! per I BE I USN (Ret.), is just as good, if not away NATTCenter The Big Beat.
feet after 30 had serveice.
zesar speed of sound is 660 per better, than his civilian friends. quickly. years Hospital-Story of Esther Cos-

PLENTY MORE LIFE EXPECTANCY tables tello.

ry Math show that after doing 20, you While you are receiving that Wednesday Feb. 19

,ir- Science, Interested in when pay days can expect to finish a second pension check some 30 or 40 Mainside Lafayette Escad-

will be for the remainder of and still have 13 years from now, you may be
To 20-year career rile (drama) wit h Tab Hunter
Program the fiscal :year? years left to run that chicken asked to serve as pall bearer to and Etichika Choureau.NATTCenterChase .
According to NAS Jax No- civilian
some of your "younger"
ranch. A Crooked -
Open For EM tice 7220 of 18 Nov. 1957, pay After doing 30, that is retiring cronies. Shadow.

days for February will be 17 around age 50, you can still Annual physical examinations, Hospital The Big Beat.
Five i hundred enlisted men March 17 April 1 and
and 28; ; stick around another 22 years or mandatory inoculations, free
trained in the field of science 15; May 1 and 15; and June 2, hospitalization, and freedom

will be added to Navy and Ma- 16 and 30.Straggler's. so.And
retirement at age 65 lea from worry about strikes, lay- FLEET UNVEILS
officer ranks under a will be the
rine Corps pay
ves another dozen years for re- offs, and lack of a regular income -
new educational program an- first working day after regu- certain to add
laxation. are yearsto
rve by the Secre- NEW WEAPONThe
nounced recently lar pay day.
"aver- life.
:ay.nce. THE ODDS of having an your
tary of the Navy.

Emphasis will b e placed 0 n Navy has unveiled a

pel mathematics and the physical Sub Base ,Forms revolutionary new weapon, a

sciences. During summer vaca- rocket-assisted torpedo called

)riith tion periods, the students will be Highway PatrolThe the RAT, in what is called

the greatest advancement<< in
assigned to Navy laboratories and not-so-proud possessor ofa
other scientific establishments to anti-sub defense since WWII.
old 19-death-per-year record during
' application of the sciences. Although many details are
study 1955 and 1956, the SubmarineBase

neof Beginning with the school year I at New London, Conn.,, as still classified, it's said the

1958-59, 500 EMs will be enrolledin a result of an unrelenting safety weapon is a cross-breed ballistic

I a civilian institutions of higher missile and torpedo.
drive, has passed the 365-day
iv learning i in four-year courses Coupled to the five-iflch gun
mark without a fatality to its
of a destroyer, it hurls a torpedo
leading to a degree and commis- personnel on the nation's high
then through the air to attacka

[ sion.Basis of selection of enlistedmen ways. submarine miles away.
Although a safety program was
m- for this study will be intel-
In effect in the past, Navy Officials
InyIce. ; Those con-
ligence and aptitude
realized i something was
sidered qualified but who lack "My father was a bank robber,
lacking. Consequently, the Navy
w sufficient high school credits for my sister was a shoplifter, my
Highway Patrol was organized.
college entrance will be given oldest brother was hanged, and

for opportunity to earn those credits. Chief objective of the patrol, I I have a brother at Harvard Med-
which works closely with military "
the Students will receive the pay ical School.

ry and allowances of their rates and public officials, is to "You mean to tell me that out

byem while in college. They will be required prevent military personnel violating of a family of that kind, you have

to remain on active dutyas _;fk WH"/WH.'hW/ '- traffic rules on Connecticut a brother who is a student in

.'he, officers for a period equal to PRESENTED CC-UF AWARD Robert Peck. AD3 (left) highways.In Harvard Medical School?"

the time they are enrolled in the an effort to cut down on "I didn't say my brother is a

Icnpel service night driving, travel time is student at Harvard Medical

program.Interested should con services for nine weeks u an active campaigner for the local authorized to personnel travelingto School. He's just there they
persons
.United Fund Drive. Fred Huffman, executive '
Community Chst
: New York Boston or other have him in little bottle of
inIOY officers of their a
tact personnel director of the Drive, also highly commended Peck for his efforts
respective units. in making the campaign such a success. local cities on weekend liberty. ilcohol.

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VA-15, VA-104, VP-5, VAP-62, VA-172 ic- .


I Scouting Squadrons


I .
VA-15 and three losses in league play.

Personnel of VA-15 will soon The squadron welcomes five 4 ,4S The welcome mat is out at the

be leaving for new. quarters at newcomers. They are: R. H. NAS Jax Waves Barracks for two

NAS Cecil Field from where they Hockey, BMSN; W. A. Renolds, newcomers.

came to Malnside a year ago. AOC; K. A. Atwood, AB3; F. Edwin / Doris Parnell, SN, reports in

Lt (jg) and Mrs. Chuck Rose AB3, and A R. JenkinsPNA3 1.Y from Great Lakes, and Carolyn
are proud parents of a seven and Overturf checks aboard from
three-quarters pound boy, Mich- NTC Bainbridge.

ael Scott. VAP-62 Mary Newby, SA, of Leave
Attack Squadron 15 lost eightof A Valentine's Day Prom willbe I > and Liberty Office, and Dick

its personnel to VR-24 at Port held for personnel of VAP-62 .5 : 5z Mobley, SN of Disbursing, will
Lyautey, No. Africa. tomorrow night (Friday) at King z .{ be married tomorrow (Friday)
hail Under auspices of the wel '
The basketball team ended the 5 at All Saints' Chapel.
season with a 50 percent averagefor fare and recreation committee, c .. .
the dance will feature the musicof '
eight games, and the bowling Bill Boswell and his band. Hup, two, three, four, your

team dropped its only game of 5S left, your right, your left . .
As added
feature
tho season. an hypnotist ,
That chant will soon be heardat
Last week all hands enjoyed a Harry Bramer will give his acduring C ... the tennis courts beside the
i intermissions.
Refresh-
beer party at the Skeet Club. A barracks. if enough Waves are
welcome aboard has been givento ments will be served. .n_... ___......yw ,.,-..____ _'"""" .'" interested in forming a drill
Ensign Charles Stevens, and J. An OpNav notice reducing the NEW EXCHANGE FACILITY Mrs. Dorothy McAllister
.
time on the R-2800 engines lathe in charge of the Nary Exchange's newest NAS Jax facility, arranges team.A
B. Busch ATAN.
AJs has led the maintenance de- a valentine candy display. The new unit located on the happy Valentine's Day is
west aide of the Commissary Store parking lot. carries candies,
wished for all loved
our ones.
VA-104 partment to working 0 n Satur- gum, toilet articles: cigarettes, in addition to beer, in case lots
Cmdr. Jack Durio and his salty days and Sundays in order to and "six-pack" sizes, and soft drinks.

Hell's Archers of Attack Squadron make the many aircraft engine.
104 returned to N A S Jax changes and keep 'em flying. ,1\

Sunday after completing a shortbut Officers and men from Detach-' Newest Navy Exchange

successful qualification on the ment Alfa returned to Jax after

USS Ranger. two weeks in Argentia, New

Assigned a limited amount of foundland, and are now enjoyingthe
HereThe FROM
Facility Opens SALTY/ HUMOR
deck time between VF-102 and, cool 1, but warmer, Florida
VAH-5, the Archers still piled up I weather. HERE AND THEREGod
127 day landings and 118 night Navy Exchange has opened a new facility in Build-
landings and completed day and VA-172 ing 1511, on the west side of the Commissary Store parking made women beautiful and
foolish beautiful that
men
night shots. Operating with their new lot. .
The new facility will incor- might love them; and foolish,
A4D-1
This completely qualified 19 pi- "Skyhawks, the "BlueBolts. porate the "miscellaneous retailmerchandise" Commissary Store, allowing for that they might love the men.
lots and built four other pilotsup are beginning to speedup sold at an increase in the variety of toil .

to readiness for night qualification operations. Squadron pilotsare the Commissary formerly Store booth and et articles, and items like candy, Jim: "As soon as I found it
but the operating schedule rapidly advancing throughthe
peanuts and gum formerly sold crooked business I
the sale of beer and soft drinks. was a got
FAM with the
precluded the last four qualifying. stage majority }there.
out of it"e
THE SMALL building, which
ready to move along in the tran-
has been used as a garbage house The addition of beer, in John: "Did you?" "How much"?
In the midst of the AD's F4D'sand cycle. .
A3D's which made up the Hindered at first with new and as equipment storage, has lots and "six-packs, is expectedto
maintenance been remodeled and the "line" make this new addition to Little Willie tugged at his
traffic around CV-61, Lt. Leo problems, the crew
has been expanded. Navy Exchange facilities one of mother's apron strings. "Ma, did-
Cook squadron safety officer,, was quick to pick up the finer
made the 2,000th landing and was points and now have everythingwell Navy Exchange maintenance the most popular. n't I hear you tell Aunt Mary
personnel put up ceilings, walls, Hours of operation 0900
properly feted by his squadron in hand. are I have your eyes and Daddy's
mates and the ship. Recent arrivals to the squadron insulation and manufactured their until 1530, Tuesday, Wednesday, '
Lt (jg) Douglas McCrimmon re are Lt. Grant Young and J. S. own display equipment. A heat- Friday and Saturday; 1230 until nose? "Yes you did", said his

turned home to find a new son, Williams, PRC. ing and cooling unit was instal- 1900, Thursday. The facility is mother. "Well look at me now
Doug. Jr. led in each end of the 20 by closed on Monday. ma." "I got Grandpa's teeth."

New personnel reporting Sailor: "Did anyone ever tell 40 feet long building.

aboard include: William Bartley you how wonderful you are?" SPACE IN the new building is

IV, AN; Richard i Faldenberg, Girlfriend: Don't believe they almost double that of the "booth"the '
AMAN, and James Towe, AT2. ever did." Exchange operated in the Valentines Are Funnier
,

Patrol Squadron VP-S 5 is currently get Sailor the idea: Then?" where did you Pro Pay Due Aimed At Family Ties"Your


engaged in the anti-submarine .
; '" For Critical walk your talk your shapely form,
warfare exercise off the coast of :< : Are always stopping traffic,
Florida. The exercises will
vide training in defense against pro- You'd make a lovely model
nuclear-powered and conventional p EMs AloneThe For National Geographic!"

submarines. Defense Department will Yepl! It's that time again. The time for valentines has
once more rolled around and this year's crop seems to be
Having recently returned from soon issue a directive to the
exercises in Puerto Rico, the .,'" services to the effect that "propay" more. !informal_ than previous years.
squadron has had little time to ". .: advancements will be if HOWEVER, you still wanta ey," and one which simply

relax. However, officers will limited to EMs in the socalled"critical" more sentimental, "mushy" says "hi," and presumably
type, they're available. Tradi- could be addressed
have an excellent opportunity to technical ratings in an to any-
"Let Off Steam" this coming i effort to break the proficiencypay tional comic valentines are one in any of the above cate-
the most numerous found in gories!
Saturday.A rh log jam, according to Navy
combination buffet and cock- Times. stores with what might be And then there's the red

tail party at the nineteenth hole The directive may be issued described as "family" cards devil with a leer in his eye
will climax the week's festivities. ,. running a close second. who "I'm
this week, Times said, followinga The says really quite
The VP-5 bowling team de- .fr scheduled Pentagon meetingof family series which is harmless, if you're sure you

feated Disbursing last week 3-1. the Military Manpower Coun- enjoying unprecedented pop- want me that way!I"
Gary Mahonski, AN, lead VP-5 in ularity this year includes:
cil of If
you're
composed top military! per- sister and her husband on extra good
the scoring column ; son
with
208.
a sonnel chiefs. terms with Mom then
your ,
and his
He is also a member of the Jax wife; daughter and
Defense might send
her
will
reportedly take her you one some-
husband
Navy varsity squad. Thus far,, the step because of its inabilityto grandson; uncle; I thing like this:
the squadron boasts nine wins swell nephew; aunt and I
\ come to agreement over the uncle; sweet granddaughter; i "I LOVED YOU like the

four different pro pay proposals sweet daughter, and sister. dickens, back when I was a
AEB( ) School Honor submitted by the services.In More "normal" valentinesare PUP,

limiting pro pay to critical available for sweetheart, "But gosh, I love you even
Taken By KenfieldArthur technical ratings, the Defense "Mrs. Wonderful" and of more, now that I'm grownup.

Kenfield, AEC, oJT Niles,, >.,v Department is going back to the course, "wife." ."
Mich., was named honor studentin original proposals made by former THEN, THERE'S a group for (Acompanied by appropriate

last week's graduation at Defense Secretary Charles E. what should be considered cocker spaniels, of course.)

Aviation Electrician's Mate school Wilson. special friends. These are addressed And for your very best

Class B.at NATTCenter. u. ,_ Both the Navy and Marine to "fine guy," "nice friend, there's a lil skunk
Chief Kenfield entered the ""-'" Corps had drafted rules which teacher," "s 0 m eon e dear," saying "Golly if you only

Navy in January, 1943, and has Stafford GUARD, who DUTY makes- like Marina would allow top notch men in "wonderful friend," "one I knew exactly what I thinkof
been ordered to VAH-10, stationed pirate girl on television stands a all ratings and occupationalfields love," "special friend," "hon- you.-WHEW!

at Whidbey Island, Wash. watch over her treasure chest. to qualify for pro pay.






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13 February 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page S

Crackerjax Trip -



Two Foes, Stay JAXAII 4 ? SPORTS :


On Win RoadThe NEWSFinals

Jax Navy \.>
Crackerjaxstayed j t. \',"
on the victory trail last 1. _. -
- -
week, downing Gulf Life in City

League action, then taking a win In Gloves Fistic
from the Charleston Waves.

Increasing their record to 13.10,

j the Wave quintet took a 50-41 Tourney Slated FridayQuantity
verdict from Gulf Life. Chris

Cotton, with, 23, and Carolyn
[ Johnson with 12, led Crackerjax wasn't there but quality definitely was not lack-
pointmakers.After ing in the Jax Navy corner during first two nights of leather
recording a 19.12 lead at tossing in the 15th annual Jacksonville Golden Gloves Boxing

j half-time, the Jax Navy lassies 3 Tournament at the Main St. Arena.
poured it on in the second half Two straight nights of battling
j to tromp Charleston, 45-22, Saturday ended Tuesday Just before the day Brown sent Glover to the car-
I at Mainside gym. Nr
The locals entertain the Parris n overdose o f competition in and third frames.
(island Women Marines Saturday > both novice and open classes. Also in the novice class, Edwin

and'Sunday at 2000 at the Main- ONLY FOUR bouts, however, Vance of Jax Navy gained the
(side court. sent Jax Navy battlers into scraps judges' nod in a bout with Lee

Lone loss suffered by the Ma- ; the first two nights. Semi-finals Tamtolla of Key West Navy.

rines this season was to the were on tap last night but no results KEY WEST'S Bobby Moore de-:

Crackerjax earlier this year.Interested were available. cisioned Vance the next night,
Blue and gold boxers were expected however, giving Jax Navy its first
to put up a good show with competitive i defeat of the
InSailboating several given good chances of appearing matches.

in tomorrow's finals. William Aybar, Jax Navy, is
\ ? Firing starts at 2000 at the ancient one of the favorites to capturethe

city fight palace. 112-pound open championship
A questionnaire is currently LAWRENCE HOWARD, prideof while Howard holds hopes of be-
Jax Navy, moved closer to the titleholder.
eing distributed to all commands coming middleweight
board the Station to determinehe ALL IN THE/GAME Action under the basket comes just middleweight title by garneringa Winners in both classes will receive -
extent of interest among personnel a!' rugged in girls basketball games as when their male counter- second round TKO over Henry golden gloves while run-
for parts are playing. The camera's eye caught a bit of proof during Matthews of Wilder AC.
sailing.If the recent, Crackejax-Egiin AFB Wafs fray at Mainside gym. A In what was one of Tuesday's ners-up will be awarded silver
results warrant, plans will be look can detect Jax Navy's Sophia Sayatovich clamping a gloves.In .
ade to acquire sailboats for gen- stranglehold on arms of opposing players (center). Hoping the better bouts, Matthews, thoughtof addition, class titilists
ral recreational! sailing. referee doesnt see it is No. 14, Chris Cotton of Jax Navy. The highly in the Wilder camp, wasa open
Waves the 3937. mixer until stunned bya will be awarded jackets and
boats won game willing
These would be availableo
the Easternsat
and to
Howard's short vicious trunks a trip
few of ,
; all military personnel and de- Final Game Next WeekEnd blows. New York City.Soffbal.
endents on a rental basis thea .
Howard the only class -- -- --
was open -
m e way outboard boats are
[!rented at the fish camp. I Of Schedule Near For boxer competing for Jax Navy up

$ They would be "easy to sail" to Wednesday night. / Team
',boats of simple, rugged design TWO MEN took the firing line
and would be "cat rigged," or Up-Down Flier Cage CrewWith i in the novice i division. Gary Needs, Mentors

't have only one sail. Instruction Brown impressed in a Monday I Mainside Special Servicesis

V : would be available, also. their season running like a stock market chart, the night welterweight verdict scrap,Frankie gaining looking for a Softball coachto
over
't.Questionnaires, when filled out, up-downup-down Jax Navy Fliers head for the home stretchof a Glover split of Wilder AC. take the reins of the Jax
should be sent by yard mail to the '57-58 basketball season with four games on the Main- y Navy varsity squad this sea-

" ':,.. ,Navy Jax Sailing, Hangar 124, side hardwood next week. A Marine unit adopted as a

U ; <,NAS Jax. The Stovallmen, now 12-17, mascot a bulldog who was named son.Any interested personnel'
the Jax YMCA Monday nightat
1 start the week entertaining the "Sergeant" and had three stripes should contact Stanley Som-

: Langley Rockets, local amateur Mainside gym. sewn on his blanket. One day mers at extension 585, Athletic'.
,i STRIKES club, Monday night. Jax Navy sported a 40-22 the pooch chewed up a stack of Office

, THE UNIVERSITY of Florida margin at half time. With Slay- vital documents. "Why didn't you Candidates are expected to
him roared the officer in be called out around Mar. 10:
?
to Mainside Wednes- stop
I SPARES comes gym den in the van, the winners i
day night, followed by Charleston poured in 65 points during a red- charge. "I didn't dare," the clerk Softball replaces baseball as a
"
MineLant and Parris Island answered. "He outranks me. varsity sport this spring.
I SPLITSComFair hot second half splurge. -
the next two evenings.The __ '
':
Jax moved into first PI tilt closes out the Fliers f : -i::!
lace in the Mainside American regular season. Chances of break- Sparkie Quint

fowling League last week, pushg ing over the .500 barrier seem

ex-leader Dispensary, into nil, however.In Keeps Center
third place tie. addition to the four games

VP-18 holds second spot while next week, the locals embarkon B-Ball Lead
)ispensary, VP-5, VA-15 (B) a final road trip, playing
land Dental hold shares on show Eglin AFB and Pensacola Navy t Something had to give when

[position.. this week end.PENSACOLA. the top teams in the NATTCenter
High game honor is currentlyheld is expected to be basketball league came face-to-
[ by J. F. Kirklighter of NAS entered in the Sixth Naval Dis- face"}last week and it did.
j Officers, with a 235.
trict Tournament scheduled here AE School emerged with a
NARTU heads the National I
beginning Feb. 26.
51-50 decision
scintillating over
League, sporting a 13-3 mark I II
Green Cove Navy, another the Marines in the game which
with VA-15 (A) in xw
runner-up probable 6ND Tourney entry, a'a'r was billed as the season's top
position. humiliated Jax Navy, 107-72, battle, taking sole posession of
ComFair Jax walloped VA-172 last Thursday at the winners' first place.In .
while Dental blanked VAH-1 No. l
2 in AL action last week. gym. 4 other activity, the red-hot
The 107 markers representedthe Support Splinters racked up
Communications lost a close most points scored againstthe three wins. They downed Av-
one ta: VW-4 No. 3; VP-5 defeated Fliers this season. The Green s ...rT Fund, 56-47, then pulled out a
Dispensary; Hospital downed Cove win evened the season's W Y lop-sided 71-29 verdict over AO
Disbursing; VFP-62 (A) deci- series between the neighborhoodrivlas School, and also trimmed AK
sioned Supply and VA-15 (B) at two-all. s > School, 55-44.
beat VA-44. ,
JAX NAVY got back. on the 'The Ordnance men' of AO
win road the following night, School downed NAWS School,

Two-Way Deadlock however, notching a 65-49 vic- 40-31, and' 'the Marines' bounced
tory over the Albany,' Ga., Mar- : back with a 78-24 win. over"Av-i
Tightens Keg Race, ine Supply Depot. ,. Fund.

A .t o-way deadlock for the Kay Slayden and newcomerJoe STANDINGS

league's tQP rung has ,deveolped Molnar paced Flier scoring SWAN SONG, BY DOYLE -'Mike"'Doyle, '((14)). Jax Navy TVunt W ."f.' rrt.AI .
_____ II ,fc89WiipKplInU
with 18 points apiece. I': School 1
i in the NATTCenter bowling cir- basketball stalwart, is shown getting into position to'put away, : _... : .2. i18XUrAvDet
-
Slayden, the ex-Auburn whiz, a two-hand jump shot during last week's Flier-JU, Dolphins ,. ,. 8 .000MC
cuit ,-as" AK School.worked its set season scoring record by game at Mainside gym. Doyle, playing his final,game'in'Navy I.'; School -._ -_>_:_ 4'qJo' } :.67tAX
a
t'lks-,taU'cd); 12 points although the JU quintet''recorded en 84- ) S< hooJ -...I ..j1 I-t vir.jS v, way Into'a tie'with NAWS Schoolin ripping the cords for 51' 'points A ,UlVAWH
2'clec'lior'b"yle; ; is'pow attending Florida Southern College at School V- riff -,1IIACO
last week's 'action. during a 105-40 'triumph ''over Lakeland"and hopes for 'a berth on the Moccasin hardwood squad. School: 0 6 .0000



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(Second of a series of articles on income tax based on informationfrom

the Internal Revenue Service.) Thursday, Feb. 132000Gameswith

A DEDUCTION is allowed for expenses paid for the care prizes; 2100-Rhumba les-

of one or more dependents if such care is to enable the taxpayer ,.c ; sons in charge of Pat McMasters.

to be gainfully employed or to actively seek gainfu Friday, Feb. 14-USO courtesy
employment.This .
night.
deduction may be claimedby
any woman or by any man I due to mental or physical cause. Saturday, Feb. 15 Variety

who is a widower, divorced, or I 4. You may not deduct pay- time.

legally separated under a court ments made to anyone you are Sunday, Feb. 16-:-1000, morn-

decree. The dependent (or de- entitled to claim as a dependenton ing coffeehour.. 1045 Attend

pendents) cared for must be a your return. church of your choice. 1730 -

child or stepchild under 12 years 5. If the person receiving the >s Vesper time, Riverside Presby-

of age or a person who'is physI- payments performs duties other terian Church; 1930 Movie,

cally or mentally incapable of than caring for your dependent, ; > "Destry Rides Again."

,caring for himself, regardless of the total amount paid must be Monday, Feb. 17-St. Valen-

age.There apportioned, and only the part tine Party.

are certain other require- paid for care may be deducted. ., Tuesday, Feb. 18-"Fabulous
ments to be met in order to claim
Taxpayers claiming this deduc- Florida" birthday party night
this deduction. These are:
tion should attach a statement to SAS Wednesday, Feb. 19-Miss Jo
1. Deductibns must be itemizedpn
their return, showing the amount Ann George presents a "Disc
page two of Form 1040. The
paid and the person to whom it Jockey Show" 2023-2230. Bring
optional standard deduction of 10
be'taken was paid. Those who wish may v ti :a.S your own records for the enjoy-
cent not
per may nor
obtain a copy of Form 2441 from ;
ment of others.
may the tax be taken from the S
offices for this
tax table. revenue purposes. (Personnel are invited to visit

2. The deduction may not ex- (AFPS) the USO Servicemen's Club at

ceed $600, and must be reduced in : : y.. 331 W. Forsyth St. The club is
some cases. Briton Says j open from 0900 to 2300 daily.)

3. Married women must file a
(Continued from Page I.)
joint return with their husbandsand
reduce the deduction by the and is known as a "Blitz Baby." CLASS I.FlED.For

amount their combined gross income Being in this category, he's .

exceeds $4,500.( For exam- exempt from all military servicein Rent

ple, if $700 was spent, and the England. ',,:. Furn. new Dup Apt. 5934 Wes-
combined income of husband and "The English children start to '" connett Blvd. EV-8-6362. Oakley.

wife was $4,700, the deduction School. at the age of four, but it 2-Bdrm 2nd Fir. Apt 2151 Col-

would be $400 ($600 minus $200)). was very difficult to get much p'c ; : lege St. $65 Mo. EL-5-6384. Smith.
If, only $500 was spent and the out of schools in those early ...:.. '" .......e.. ...... ...... .... akq_,, ._. Aaw r ...St..we, S o Furn. Apt. 2037 Herschel St.

combined income was $4,700, the days, as we spent more time MEET "SUNSHINE"Squadron The flying alligator mascot of Patrol Adults $13.50 Wk. EV-7-4321.
deduction would be only $300' under the desks than working at 741 is shown prior to his departure for Brunswick, Caldwell.
Me., and points north during the Reserve outfit's most recent
($5CO minus $200)). This rule does them due to the raids," the Bri- two-week training stint It'i reported that "Sunshine" received For Sale

not apply, however, if the husband tisher goes on to say his broken port wing in combat with an eagle. While at Brunswick 3-Bdrm Home. 4820 Avent Dr.

is incapable of self-support "From the time I was born "Sunshine" and the squadron received considerable pub- (Ortega Hills). GI Equity. EV-
licity in tours around Maine. Shown with him is Comdr. John
until the end of the war, I spent Briggs, (left) squadron skipper, and Carol Anne Bartels, Miss '4-5332. Sellers.
PromotionContinued every night in an air raid shel- Maine 1957.City's Miscellaneous

( from Page 1.) ter, and seldom saw my father, -- --- --- Wanted: Officers wife wants .

this can probably be taken care who was in the fire service," says Power Plant to have someone share driving

of through retirements for there Hackett. "These bombings occur- Floating and expenses to San Diego, Calif.
ed at one period for a'year and a in
about Mar 10
are approximately 8,000 chiefs Leaving on or
now on active duty who will. half without a day being missed, To Be Moored At StationThe '56 Chevy. EV-7-6030. Mrs. Lutes.
reach or have passed 20 and precisely at five in the after- Wanted-Ride from vicinity of
yearsof City of Jacksonville will shift it's floating power plant, Inductance -
service by the end of fiscal i noon. Park and McDuff. Working hrs.
1959. I Hackett, an airman, is on duty I from the downtown municipal parking lot to NAS Jax. 0800-1630. Mrs. Sterchi, ext. 8164.
with the Receipt and Transfer The move should be completed by June 1.
In the
Corps, the enlisted picture -
is also bright. Despite the section at NATTCenter, and is Utilities Commissioner J. Dillon proved a grant of easement from

fact that in every grade from interested in getting into the Kennedy announced in January the Navy, giving the plant moor- Fund Drive

I corporal up, except tech and staff I field nications.of air-control and commu- that the City i Commission ap- I ing at the station's south bound- (Continued from Page 1.)

sergeant, there will be more will receive two envelopes, one

personnel. The reduction will ary.N AV Y DEPARTMENT clear- for National Health Agencies and

come in privates first class. ance has been granted the pro- one for Crusade for Freedom and

Here's a quick look at the Dwelle Chosen SupplyEmployeeOfMonth ject move. Now, dredging must Care. The contributor has the

Navy's enlisted grades, as it is be done in the St. John's River right to earmark specific amountsfor

expected to be on June 30, 1959, and a pier built to accomodate the agency or agencies of his
and as it was on Oct. 31, 1957, thoj Inductance. choice.

nearly GRADE two years JUNE '51 earlier:OCT '57 I George Dwelle, Material Divi- Supply Dept. in 1941. His hob Construction of a new trans- Those contributing to the health

POI CPO 17 45.211,101 11.011 47.710 sion Supervisor, has been selected bies include salt water fishing. I former on the Inductance and agencies are urged to indicate in the on
POI 10.411 14.141 as NAS Jax Supply Depart- building a transmission line from designator cards enclosed
PO 113.017 101.7. I Mrs. Fannie Hall, Typing Pool they wishto
SN 145.170 nun ment "P e r son a lit y-of-the- Issue Control Branch, the plant to a substation ashore envelope the agency
sA 71.113 11,971SR Month." Supervisor, will be done between now and receive their money, and the
20.147 10.031 'won the first monthly award in June. amount. Donors to Crusade for
Total J55.1II 4I7.0S2 Under his supervision, the Mat- January. Freedom and Care simply place
The Inductance will also have
rial Division has risen to I ,
every -
'" contribution in the envelope
Pacific Missile emand, fillirtg emergency re- t to be put in dry dock for inspection their that
provided for purpose.
uests during and after regular "< before the trip up the riverto

Range EnlargedThe ours and working efficiently in the station is made.COMPLAINTS .

: he face of an increasing work- about soot fall- New SkipperContinued
Department of Defense an- .k x; x:
oad and fewer people. 3 ing on the city-owned parking lot
nounced recently extension of the ( from Page 1.)
Dewelle never seems too busy, where the power plant is moored,
missile
guided range areas sup- of
"had to do with the ried him to almost all parts
hough, to assist others. Duringhe something
the Naval Air
porting existing ;: the world, including duty as Assistant -
Missile Test Center i n Point Christmas season, he spent move. Attache in London.He .
Naval
Mugu, Calif., to become a National nost of his spare time collecting The move will improve servicein
Pacific Missile Range. ood, clothing, toys and moneyor '' '' the entire southwestern sectionof was also Senior Medical
SS aboard the USS Indiana
Managed by the Navy, the needy families. ; the county, including Ortega, Officer the
range will be for the use of all There's an endless list of known : by considerably reducing i the and served as assistant to San
at
District Medcial Officer
branches of the Armed Forces. nstances in which he has lent 3 Y xyam length of transmission lines.It .

The new range will not sup- helping hand when it was will also provide NAS Jax Francisco.
the tri-service missile test Capt. Abernathy, who is cer-
plant eeded most. with an additional source o f.
tified by the American Board of
range extending southeasterlyfrom .
emergency power.Schoolteacher
Cape Canaveral Fla. Born and educated in Millen, Urology, has also served as Chiefof
Ga., Dwelle entered the grocerynd 8 Urological Service at Oakland,
: "Tommy, if I
Advice to would-be hunters: feed business in that town. < ; : \.. \ .' ,:', lay one egg on the table and Calif.,. and Bethesda, Md.

If it doesn't wear a red vest, a He moved to Jacksonville m :, .' .,'fC'l' :'-, ,w."J, "..",!:,<,....]", two on the chair, how many Capt. Ahl will proceed to Cali-

necktie or cap, and if it doesn't 935 and became manager of the ..".'.>>}.:.".,':....,,*.n.'' ',.'"'.''".. .', <.,r'..H.... :."..'.,,:..."'....,'''..'<''.,'.*'..''',,'' will I have altogether?" fornia, where he'll report for
smoke a pipe, don't shoot, it It Peninsular Life Building. Dwelle GEORGE DWELLE-Supply Tommy: "Personally, I don't duty as senior Medical Officerat

might be a cow." btained a j job with NAS Jax employee of the month., "I think you can do it." NAF, Monterey.r .

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