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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 18, 1958
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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From Brings SheriffA Jam Regret JflflJj".4'tfVol. )




letter of concern over
time lost Naval Air Station
by ; 16. No. 38 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 18 December 1958
personnel as result of the

traffic congestion on Roose-

velt Boulevard the morningof NXActivity

Dec. 11, has been receivedby

the commanding officer
}x""E ><
from Dale Carson, Sheriff of Hushed OnChristmas'

Duval County.The .S L-

letter, addressed to Capt.E. _____ '
W. Parish Jr., reads:

"I wish to express my sincere Navy exchange facili-
ties will close for the
shop
regret over the time your em- )
ployees lost Thursday, Dec. 11. 4 yr Christmas holidays, but there

This lost time as you know was &r> : _ '. will be a few activities left
#" due to a trench being dug across > :'. open for those unfortunates

the south lane of Roosevelt Blvd.: unable to leave NAS Jax to

at Timuquana Road."I spread festive cheer.
s ALL EXCHANGE Activitieswill
want to advise you person- close at 1300, Wednesday
ally that this office did not receive December 24 and remain closed

any notice of constructionwork Dec. 25 and 26 except the fol-

planned on this roadway. lowing: snack bar,' Operations

"Had we been notified before- Tower (Building 118)) will closeat

hand we would have been in a 2000, December 24 and reopenat

position to handle the situation 0600, Dec. 26; snack bar, golf

without necessary delay for your shack (Building 1877)) will close '

personnel."I at 1400, December 24, remain I
closed Christmas Day and reopen I
wish you would express my
L at 0830 December 26; snack
and
regrets to the employees
., ______ .._ bars, (Hangar 140 and Building
personnel of the Station I -- "" "- : .S cAWdYe 5ra:+rah ; December
IN SPIRIT OF'THE SEASON the Christmas 200) will close at 1200
that office Typical o many parties being held aboard
wish to assure you our the Station was the NAS Jax Operations Department: affair held Monday in the Mainside Movie I' 24, remain closed the 25, 26, 27
will do everything possible to be Theatre, Building 612. Some 260 youngsters, dependents of Operations military personnel, were and the 28th and reopen at 0630(
of service in the event the opportunity given gifts by Santa Claus. The old gentleman is shown presenting a pretty package and a candy December 29; Enlisted Men's
filled stocking to little Angela Muller, daughter of Ralph Muller ACC. ((right) of the Station's Inn-Bund-
affords itself" RATTCenier. Club (Bluejackets
ing 46)) will be closed Dec. 24

Charles Lasiter Leads Air News Takes Santa Claus To AppearAt December and 25 and 26. will reopen 1630,

Graduates At AO School Annual BreakThis All personnel are remindedthat

Charles Lasiter, AOAN, of the Retail Store, (Building
Bakersfield, Calif., copped top is the final issue of the Stations 27), uniform shop (Building 3),
honors at Aviation Ordnanceman Jax Air News for 1958. GatheringsThe country store (Building 954)) and

School, Class A, last week. Next edition of the Air News service station (Building 26)) will
will appear Thursday, Janu- Christmas spirit is spreading rapidly this year. be open for business December
Lasiter joined the Navy in ary 8, 1959.However. Seasonal fastivities of every kind are scheduled on all cor-

January of this year. He's still with exception ofa ners of the Station... 27.CHRISTMAS holiday schedulefor
-- -- -- -
awaiting further assignment. few days around Christmasthe The CPO Club, with help of Navy Exchange activities at

offices will remain open to E-7 Wives, will again play hostto the fixings. NATTCenter is as follows: retail -

accept copy and photos for some 100 needy Duval County FOR CLIMAX of the occasion, store (Building 517) will
future publication. children from ages of six to ten Santa Claus will arrive by heli- close at 1300 December 24 and

Shrine Eyed A Merry Christmas and at the Club, Saturday (Dec. 20)). copter to deliver over one thous- remain closed 25th, 26th, 27th,
Happy New Year to all from and dollars worth of toys and and reopen 1000 December 29;
The children will be given a
For RemainsOf staff of the Jax Air News. clothing to the children. barber shop, tailor shop, lanudry
party and turkey dinner with all (Please turn to Page 8,'Col. 1))
The youngsters will be brought
Arizona aboard at llOO, will tour the Sta-

i ;.k', "'j 'p : tion and the chiefs and E-7 NAS Jax AmateurRadio
Branches 91 and 126 of the "
v wives have promised to give the
Jacksonville Fleet Reserve youngsters a day to remember.On Club ReadyTo
Association have joined in a
December 22 50 Marine
c4 ,
nationwide effort to raise i
: .... Air Reservists will play fatherto Send
.r..r
money to erect a shrine on the :; GreetingsStaying
50 boys aged 10-12
some ,
of the
USS Arizona
as part
Homein here for Christmas?
from the Boys Opportunity
Pacific War Memorial projectat
Jacksonville. Each Marine Not able to get away? Want to

Pearl Harbor.The ;?.'rJ.t! ...$ SyYAt: [ will have one boy for the day, surprise your folks, friends or
drive, sponsored by the S.. r touring the Station, having dinner relatives with Yuletide telephone
USS Arizona Memorial Committee at the mess hall and then a greetings? Then contact NAS

of the State of Arizona, party in true Christmas fashion. Jax's Amateur Radio Club

kicked off December 3 from & ...,',? .y W4NEK, Building 726.
.r ENLISTED of Aircraft
Honolulu on the Ralph Edwards { men Some 20 Club members will
Transfer Unit of NAS Jax O &
NBC "This Is Your Life" show. take turns at the short wave ra-
R Dept. will treat 37 youngstersfrom
THE SHRINE will establish a two different orphanages toa dio controls making arrange-
a : w yykMyl ments to send your seasonal
permanent memorial to the men huge party Saturday. The 86
messages or have you speak to
who their lives the
during
gave men have rounded up some old
sneak Japanese attack at Pearl whomever you wish anywherein
toys and have spent their own
this Christmas via
the world
Harbor, December 7, 1941. Included time and money in painting and
in this toll were 1102 men repairing them so they look radiophone patches.
For those wishing to take ad-
on board the Arizona when it practically
new.
was sunk and now entombed Ii8IIIa _& .. ;:;,; .!'j.............__".....< vantage of the facilities W4NEK
The children will eat lunch at offers see C. W. Walters, ATC,
Thomas ,
within the ship. MODEL ARIZONA Feaster, (right) cochairmanof \
Branch 91, FRA, presents NAS Jax O & R Officer Capt. T. B. the mess hall and be treated toa at the Club from 1130-1215 or ,
The Committee seeks to raise Haley with model of the battleship Arizona, sunk Pearl Harbor party at the O & R Auditorium, phone extension 8420/8427. \
$500,000 to encase the rusting Day. The model is a replica of the type being given to those where movies will be shown. W4NEK, in operation since De- ,
contributing two dollars for a shrine to be built aboard the hull
hull of the Arizona with steel Santa will arrive to distributethe
cember has the most
of the Arizona to honor men who died during the Japanese at- 1947 com-
and concrete for erecting a shrine toys and give the young- plete radio amateur club in the
tack. The drive is being run locally by the two branches of the
(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) Fleet Reserve. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) Navy.Traffic .



18 December 1958
Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS

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When To Celebrate New Years Pay Has



'If AS. JacboGYU1e ( s Been Big Question For Many Centuries


Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. -- ....,......, of the world
Commanding Officer in most parts
Comdr. Grayston H. Weber ."...........?........ ?._ Executive Officer Although the New Year is celebrated on Jan. 1 some
''
'
.. *i*? iiX Flee* Air JfackaonrlU i times New Year's Day has been marked by
Rear Adm. Wendell Swltzer _.,-m,.,...___................,?......... Commander parts retain their old traditions. From ancient a
Capt Georg R. Luker ......?-.______......._. Chief of Staff l'a1rJax and solemnity.The .
merriment
mixture of
Capt MacjJHerwn Williams ............" ChIef of Starf. NAB sue and Mohammedans all differed as to the
n eat Air Jews
WlDg Eleven Chinese, Romans i,
Capt. Donald K. Macintosh __..._.................._.._...__....... .. early Egyptians,
Capt Charles X* Lambing _.-.....?.,.................,...................... Chief? ?Staff Commander Officer time from which to reckon the beginning of the year. which Romans
Waval AIr Technical Tralatna Ceiiter Year's was a very special holiday on refrain.ed .
In ancient Rome New Day
aptCharles L. uoore. Jr. .... ,
Comdr. Wilfred X. Jleshmaa-nm.....val niiiiiiTimjimij: ..; ._"..mumum......m--Commanding Executive Officer Offloar from lawsuits and strife. .The people exchanged greetings and gifts.

Capt Alton C. Abernethy __ .._._..._...... Commanding Officer Both the Romans and the arrive at the same varies with the Hebrew calendar
to ,
Capt. Ferdinand V. Berley .?.?.....-??NABTO?..?.........._" _............................. Executive Officer Greeks before them began their cause time every them year.It modern Jews throughout the

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ______ ,._ Commanding Officer year at the winter solstice Dec. that January be- world still observe the New Yearat
Comdr. WllUam E. Hardy __---?.._...?..._.....?.??..?..?..??,..???._ Zxecutlve Officer 21, but later changed to March. was the then first month of the Jul- that period as a teligious holi-

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Florida The priests, called leapers, put came 1 day.
and Jan. was
at no to the ian calendar,
expense government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35
Rev. July l.9Mt Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel on a big athletic show on March celebrated as a holiday in honorof The Chinese officially adopt
of Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Alp Technical Training 19 to propitiate Mars, the god
Center, Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit aaad the U. S. Janus, the two-faced "father ed the Gregorian calendar in>
Nav.lltOlpltaL of
war. god" of ancient Rome. 1912.but still celebrate the New
Service Information Officer ..-..__ Comdr. Charta M. "Thorn The calendar used by the
Assistant Service Information Officer .....-__._ Andrew H. Planer Greeks and Romans was so inaccurate The ancient Egyptians, Phoeni- Year when the first new moon
Editor: Gordon Robbie: Staff Reporter Jack Holmes. PHI; Bill enters Aquarius, which
Weekes. J03; Dottie Johnson; Ron AN. Circulation-Distribution, Mary that in the year 46 B.C. cians and Persians began their mar
Ann Daniel SN. Staff Photographer Davlst: oe O'Brien PHJ. 21 the autumn fall anywhere between the last
Julius Caesar had to add two on Sept. ,
The Jar Air News II a member of the Armed Force Press Service. year
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit U months in order to bring 'it equinox, as did the ancient He- week in January and the sec
riven. Phetegrapha, unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy photo ond week In February.
Although the date now
grspha.RdltorlM around to the proper seasons and brews.
.fflcjn located In B*.m 231 Mafia Adralatatratlo Building. Phone
extensions 8164. 856, 272 or 216.Reason Unlike the Chinese, who make

New Year's Day a day of unrestrained
.h t 4 merriment, the Japanese -
Was
LoveMERRY
generally observe their New

j Year's Day quietly, meeting together -
CHRISTMAS! What does it this
mean, greeting .
::$; in family groups and exchanging -
that falls so easily from our lips? To understand, we must gifts.In .

go to.the stable of Bethlehem where' the first Christmas was
England, the celebration of
celebrated.
JJ the New Year began on Dec. 25

There, with the shepherds, amidst the poverty and sim- in Anglo-Saxon times. Duringthe

plicity that attached the birth of the Divine Child, we may fl &4 qQ Middle Ages, Catholic coun-
tries generally began the year on
learn His reason for into the
coming world
a reason con-
March 25, a day devoted to the
tained in one word, Love. { S Virgin Mary. -

Just as our, Divine Lord came into the world as the Babeof Until the 18th Century, Sep.

Bethlehem not for Himself, but for all mankind, so must tember was the first month of

we be guided by His Love in dealing with our fellow men. the Russian year, and in the old

Then, and only then, will we be able to join with the angelic / ;1 days in Germany the New Year
: came on Dec. 21. At one time
choir in proclaiming His birth, and asking for "Peace On France and the Low Countries

Earth To Men Of Good Will." ___ celebrated the New Year at

Father Henry KellySt. Easter.

Edward' Chapel American Indians generally
the New Year June
,,,..., .. celebrated on
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y- "" Ud
VP-18 CHIEF PIPED OUT Joseph AngelierL ADC of 21. It was marked by religious
Patrol Squadron 18, is piped over the side at formal retirement ceremonies that comprised offer-
Came Into WorldChristmas recently with his wife at his side.
Light ceremony During the event, ings and dancing to propitiatethe
Angelieri received a commendation from Comdr. C. J. Zane,
VP-18 commanding officer. Before retiring, Angelieri served as forces of nature. (AFPS).

has come to mean a lot of things to many the squadron's leading chief. Fellow chiefs form side boys for

people. To the child it's a day of anticipation and receiving the traditional ceremony.Marine Five in ,Family Get

gifts. To the adolescent it is a season of school vacation, of

decorations, lights and carol singing.To Corps Reserves Assigned NAS Jax

Having brothers and sisters, a
the adult it is, sadly, a season of crowded stores and
set of twins or even triplets on
streets, of rapidly rushing hours. It's a time of renewing. Get Training Time Cut one military establishment would

friendships of happy living, of family reunions. seem quite common place. But

But seriously considered, it is the anniversary of the I The Marine Corps announced this week it will allow to have five relatives in one
than of its Reservists stationed at place
more 18,000 to complete training family one
greatest event in man's history. The birth of the
Manger requirement of their military obligations three years aheadof without requesting such is far

Child in Bethlehem has come to be the dividing point in I time. from ordinary.

time. All history before this event is dated "Before Christ." Secretary of Defense has ap- who Such is the case of the Sassnet

All events since have occurred "In the year of Our Lord." proved a Marine Corps requestto signed before reaching 18% family at NAS Jax. Members of

A generation ago Harry Webb Farrington wrote these cut the training time of six- will the participate in training for the family are Eugene Sassnet,
same length of time
their
month trainees serving eight- as
lines: older AK1, the eldest and attached to
contemporaries.No
"I know not how that Bethlehem's Babe year active participation enlist- NATTCenter; Yancey, AN, a
ments. action need be taken
by second brother attached to NAS
Could in the God-head be. the individual
MARINE RESERVISTS still Reservist to be Operations Maintenance Noel,
;
I only know the Manger Child transferred out of the
must serve their complete enlist- training AN, the youngest brother, mem
Has brought God's life to me. ments, but will not be required category, the Marine Corps said ber of Fasron 109; Noel's wife

Once again the light of Christmas shines from our win- to. attend weekly drills or sum- The transfer will be handled Lou, AA, attached to NAS Com

dows, glows from the decorated trees. And carolers sing. mer camp during final three through routine administrative munications, and Ed Pierce, AE2,
years, unless they so desire. Eugene's brotherinlaw.Sign .
"Joy to the World! channels when a Reservist satis-

The Lord is come. Since 1954, eight-year enlist- factorily completes his training in hat store: Hats alteredto
ments have been required of all
Let earth receive her King." men between 17-181,2 years of period. fit any promotion.

Comdr. C. D. Beatty age who enroll in the Corps'

six-month training program.
NAS Protestant Chaplain (LtlWiLItma
Last year, the Marines were M
Garden Circle To hung with tiny Christmas tree permitted to enroll trainees between F

balls. 18-26 for only six years.

,Decorate HospitalEach Committee members include UNDER THE new ruling men

Mesdames W. A. Wuefman, L. F.
year the Naval Air Sta-
Hospital Phone
tion Garden Circle decorates din- Friend, J. G. Fiddor, D. J. Doo- Outpatient Shrimp Cocktail

ing rooms at the Naval Hospital. hen, N. P. Fass, A. Thomas and Number Change In Effect Horseradish Sauce Cream of Tomato Soup
Crackers Salad Bar
Committee members will dec- T. J. Cummings.First Phone calls to the Naval Hospital Roast'Tom
Outpatient Department for Turkey Giblet Gravy
orate the tables with candlestick Baked
appointments and informationare Ham, Pineapple Sauce Mashed Potatoes
logs, red and green candles, gold carrier take-off in the
no longer being made Asparagus Tips Candied Sweet Potatoes
sprayed pine cones and palm U oS. Navy was made by Lcdr through the Hospital switchboard. Buttered Green Peas Hot Cross
Buns/Bread
spodes filled with fruit and with V. C. Griffin in a Vought VE Cranberry
Telephone number to be called Sauce Mincemeat Pie Fruit Cake
Christmas trees made by cuttingtin 7SF from the USS Langley on for appointments and informa- Apples Oranges Assorted Candies Mixed Nuts

cans in narrow strips and Oct. 17, 1922. tion is now EV 7-7464. Milk Coffee
Cigars Cigarettes



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18 December 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3







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AAA 1
l'i
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; These weeks before Christmas

_U' : have been zany ones with all
sorts of crazy happenings going

on to lend spice to the news.
For instance, airline officials
down in Miami got nowhere try

ing to figure out this letter from

a passenger:
"Your service was Just fine. I
have flown 19 times but this is

the first time I ever landed in

I an aircraft"
__ *

Something new on the

-. ----- ------ ,.. ___ ____... .. _. _________ _..... ._ _._ ..._ market? A man in Charlotte,
bl'ATlON WEARING HOLIDAY ATTIRE Departments and units aboard the Naval Air Station have gone all out in addinga N. C. slipped a quarter intoa
touch of the Christmas spirit to the bate. Among those contributing to the scheme of things are firemen of the Station. The two
scenes. depicted above can be seen in front of Fire Station No. 1 and: No. 2, respectively. As usual, the smoke eaters were among the machine and got a packageof
I first to get into the spirit of the season. The tiny carolers on the left form a cherubic choir with their faces raised in song. No doubtis 20 king-sixe filters but no
left in viewer's minds they are praising the Babe of Bethlehem pictured in the Nativity scene on the right. Carols are being played cigarette
from all three fire stations, in addition to being heard at the Mains ide Band Shell. *

A man in Nashville, Tenn.,

WANTEDAggressive Christmas Decorations Pose Illinois Defeats wanting to get into the religious
spirit of the season, was caught
male and female K-Vet MeasureIllinois for shoplifting a Bible.

Navy personnel in prime Big Fire Hazard ProblemsChristmas California and Ore- *

physical and mental condition. gon voted on veteran's bene- Confessing to police the
Interesting work. Must be ex- embeuled $693 from her employer *
is supposed to be a happy time of the year, fits recently with California
pert at double talk and alibis; an Illinois woman
and a time when families get together to enjoy the festivityof standing alone on approval for
needed the
write and type. Must be will- explained the
the season. However for some the blissful Christmasscene the measures.
,
ing to accentuate the positive, to pay her husband'stuition
will blaze into tragedy and one of the most dastardlyof Illinois voters defeated a money
eliminate the negative and get bonus at a school for bate
holiday menaces-fire-will attack. for more than 259,000
used to being Miss or Mr. in- ball umpiret.
Recognizing danger of fire always state vets of the Korean con- .
between. increases in the home with color, would be to recut the flict, while Oregon voters defeated *
Previous job holders have the seasonal presence of Christmas trunk of the tree an inch above a measure to add $75 In Springfield, Ohio, a man

suffered (a) peptic ulcers; (b) trees, lights, gifts, and dec- original cut and keep it standingin million to the state's veteran walked into a candy store, asked
nervous breakdown; (c) mel- orations, NAS Jax's commandingofficer water up to level of the fresh loan program, thus killing off for paper and pencil, handed a
ancholia; (d) fits of depres- Capt. Elliott W. ParishJr. cut for duration that the treeis the state's loan program with note to the clerk. She returnedit r
sion. Unlimited opportunitiesto indoors.In 1800 saying: "I can't read English."
applicants left stranded.In .
., recently issued a notice urg-
improve knowledge, abilityto ing all hands to acquaint 'themselves addition, trees should be California, a $300 million The man walked out. I
get along with people, and with Christmas fire haz- tightly secured and protectedfrom bond issue to bolster the vet- The next customer informedthe
know the quiet satisfaction of ards. heated areas, doors and eran farm and home loan pro- clerk the note read: "This
a job well done. passageways. ism i holdup."
gram was approved.Dickens .
ONE PREVALENT Yuletidefire .
Will furnish quarters and PREVIOUSLY used lights
three meals a day, in additionto hazard is the Christmas tree. should ,be inspected to ensure A priest was told by officials

regular salary. Thirty days Although danger of inflammationis against worn wiring and other Tale at the FrenchItalianborder
paid vacation each year. Ideal relatively small with a fresh- defects. Newly purchased lights that he couldn't take

living conditions out of the ly-cut tree, it may dry within a should bear the "Underwriters Still FavoriteA his bunch of 50 bananas into

high rent district, convenientto week, if preventive action is neg- Laboratories, Inc." label showing Italy he tat in his car and

work. Inside job. Go to lected, and will endanger safetyof they have been tested and pro- slim, illustrated book will ate 47 gave the remainingthree

work immediately.If the household.An nounced safe.Because find thousands of new readers to gaping onlookers.
interested, contact the effective fire prevention this Christmas, as I it has been
it is to I
Jar Air News, phone ext. 272/ method which would ensure overload the circuit dangerous, some lights doing for 115 years. It has become NOTICE!

216, or see editor in Room safety of the tree and still assure should be removed from the treeif an institution of the holi- The fire department must be
230, Main Administration Bldg. the retention of its shape and a full load occasions a blown day and one of the most famous notified when decorations are set
stories of all time. It is a ghost
fuse. The electrical circuit serv- up in barracks and other placesof
story.
should be 15 public assembly so that an
ing a tree not over
When Charles Dickens wrote
Supply EmployeeOfMonthAward
amperes. inspection can be made to determine -
"A Christmas Carol" in 1843, it
Since decorations constitute a sold 6,000 copies on the day of what, additional safety
fire hazard, care should be taken publication-an amazing figurefor precautions can be taken to lessen -
Call the
inherent hazards.
that decorative materials are that time, but only a predic-
Given Mrs. Wood fire and flame proof. Safe mate- tion of its later popularity. Fire Station extension 324/426.

rials for such use include glass, Dicken's friend, Lord Jeffrey,
Congratulations to Mrs. Marie metal and asbestos. Paper, cot- once said that this heartwarmingtale The NAS Jax CommissaryStore
Wood, Supervisory Stock Con- ton and pyroxylin are highly of the miserly Scrooge and will be closed for businessthe
trol Assistant of Control Division, inflammable substances and his conversion to goodness had following days during the

NAS Jax Supply Department, should not be used in public done more good than all the pul- holiday season:

chosen Supply Personality-of- places for decorative purposes. pits in Christendom. Thackeray December 25 and 26 and Jan-

the-Month for December. SELECTION of gifts also playan called it "a national benefit." uary 1 and 2.

Mrs. Wood was selected for integral part on the fire pre- --... .--_.""'- "'"
the honor due to her outstand- vention scene. It is advised that

ing contribution to the missionof the following type gifts shouldbe

the Stock Control Branch. SF, excluded from the Christmaslist c;k's f asI

She has demonstrated keen for safety reasons: pyroxylin tK YYf

ability to rally her subordinatesto plastic dolls, toys, or "non-
an outstanding rate. Her broad lameproofed" children's playsuits,
and ready knowledge of avionics I or toys operated by alcohol,
and electronics materials has MARIE Wood-Supply per I kerosene or gasoline.
month for Decem-
sonalityof-
been a big factor in success of ber. II When buying electric toys,

Stock Control Branch. I one should look for the "Under-
excellent Two California Marines writers" label to ensure the toys
Mrs. Wood's coopera- L U
tion with Overhaul and Repair Named AEA( ) HonormenTop have been tested for fire and

Department and with Fleet per- honors at Aviation Elec- shock hazards and are consideredsafe
if maintained.
sonnel has contributed greatlyto tricians Mate School, Class A, properly
success of the overhaul pro- went to a pair of Marines from i Film projectors, too, should have
gram and the adequate supportof the Golden State in last week's i the UL label and only safety *
: :
Fleet operations.Born graduation exercises. Those accorded film used. (acetate stock) should be

in Algood, Tenn., she attended honors were Corpl. James
local schools and has DeNoble of Rivera, Calif., and Also, Christmas wrappings
worked in Stock Control since Pfc. William Walker of Whittier, should be burned in metal con- ';S'Y N S L r .
Calif. tainers and not in open fire ,
reporting to Supply.In BBBMMBBBBTO iBCTOTMaMMSiWBIHMBft)' illllIIIIIrI'W -=''''= ,*,'jWc' '
places. GLAD TO BE RID OF IT-Lt (jg) James Simmons, (left) hands
Chesterfield, England, two During Christmas, the Irish With these tips in mind, let over all that responsibility and money to his successor as NATT-
demonstrating safe- keep long candles in their windows NAS Jax personnel take heed Center disbursing officer Lt (Jg) Gilbert Mage Lt (jg) Magee
police cars, here from Argentia Newfoundland and will finish his
came ,
techniques to a crowd of to light the Christ Childon and pave the way through a safe released
driving active duty with this tour. Lt (jg) Simmons is being
8,000, crashed head on. His way. and joyous holiday period. from active duty and will return to his home in Atlanta.



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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 18 December 1958


I 'Supply Support Scheduled For HAS Jax FacilitiesRepresentatives


of the Naval tion for "Screening for AOCP Comdr. Selden emphasizedthat tory investmentIt

Aviation Supply Office, Philadel- Material", is a daily check of maintenance of the screen- is expected that special Hi-

phia and ComNavAirPac visited availability of materials to fill ing schedule is essential to success Pri teams will be established in

;NAS Jax last week to present AOCP (aircraft out of commis of the program. O & R and Supply Departmentshere ......wwr..S.aK

two new and important changesand sion parts) requisitions.In THE SECOND presentation, upon full implementation of JRIMUS ;
procedures to improve the .
sup- addition to increasing avail known as "Hi-Pri", was devel- program.IN I O MEDETOpo.
ply support to Naval Aviation ADDITION to Comdr. Sel-
ability of Naval aircraft to per oped to provide maximum logis- I _
activities. den, those attending included w.rr..ww ..
form operational missions, this tic support and is a specially
THE FIRST presentationas Lcdr. C. A. Matthews, H.Deutsch,
plan will enable the Naval Aero tailored inventory management
A. Dionne and J. Callahan of the
Project "Sam, was introducedby
nautical Supply System to isolate program for positive selection,
Aviation Supply Office, and Rep-
Comdr. Boyle W. Selden, troublesome items and take effective control and more frequent inventory -
Material resentatives of ComFair Jax;
Control Officer of measures to increase ma reporting of a select
NAS Jax; NAS Cecil Field; NAS
ComNavAirPac. terial availability to satisfy future number of items which account Sanford; NAS Key West; NAS,

PROJECT "Sam", an abbreviaScouting AOCP requirements. for a large portion of the invenMORE Glynco, and NARTU, Jax. '
.NMp..M..NN '

Less Dependent .;FRORLICNEIWIKRACHTEN
:

I I : ?;2.MMM..N.

Travel Overseas ..\ I

?;' i x gu tg

VAH-l Being PushedAnother

Heavy Attack Squadron One MERRY
held a change of command cere- order has been issued -

mony Monday as Comdr. Sidney aimed at cutting down the num- CHRISTMAS
N. Baney relieved Comdr. Wil- ber of travel orders for enlisted "

liam D. Spiegel as commandingofficer personnel with dependents. Too
of the NAS Jax-based much money has been spent for -"J
;
squadron. transporting dependents, house-

Comdr. Baney has taken over hold goods, automobiles, storageof
after ., furniture-and dislocation allowances Note
serving two months as Religious

squadron executive officer. Priorto { f (reports Navy Times.)

coming here, he was executive In a notice to all commands Holiday ThemeOf
officer with VAH-3 in Sanford.
Richard Jackson, Secretary for
In addition to the change of Personnel, and Reserve Forces,
command, ceremonies were also Chapels
y> stressed further restraint in issuing
held for retirement of the lead-
ing chief of VAH-l, Sheldon such orders by stating that Once again it is Christmas.

Higgins, who concluded 55 per cent of money allotted Once again we have the opportunity -
over 21
years. of service.Immediately for permanent change of station of feeling closer to the

following the ..J 9 travel goes to enlisted men with Lord than at any other time of

ceremonies, a special open house THAN 20 Capt. J. Henry Eiter, (left) NAS Jax dependents and family property. the year.

was held in the hanger area with. Public Works Officer presents 20-year service pin to Earl Ed- Jackson said Navy PCS moneyis And our churches will provideus
dependents of wards (center) of Public Works Utilities Division for Edwards'more a background and atmosphere
squadron personnel -i than 20 already being spent at a higher -
years government service. Claude Madrin, master
befitting this sacred time of the
getting a first hand look mechanic in rate than
the
at i Utilities Division, looks on at right. Edwards has $117 million
the A3D Skywarrior flown by served over four yean in the military and 16ft years at NAS appropriated for that purpose year.
VAH-l. I, Jax. by the last session of Congress. At NAS Jax most of us will be
VP-5 sitting prayfully and thought-

Officers of Patrol Squadron I. AF Secretary Jackson urged all fully amid soul inspiring Christmas -
Five and their ladies gathered Investigated 1,270 commands to select enlisted per carols and observances.

Friday evening at the *0' Club sonnel with no, or a minimumof On Sunday, December 21, Divine -

for a welcome home party. dependents for PCS transfers Services will be held 0930
UFO
Guests were Capt. Donald E. Reports Last YearAt which involve movement of dependents and 1100 at the Protestant All

Macintosh, Commander Fleet Air and shipment of house Saint's Chapel supplementing the

Wing 11 and Mrs. Macintosh; least 1,270 new reports of unidentified flying objectswere hold goods. Sunday School's Christmas Page-

Capt. Charles L. Lambing, Chief investigated by the Air Force between July 1, 1957 Officials stated that the order ant to be held at 1600.

Staff' Officer, Fleet Air Wing 11, and July 31, 1958. was not meant____un_ to__ nunish______. _tmvnnA. _.._ Catholics will observe Christ
and .Mrs. Lambing and Comdr. The latest. tabulation! : of UFOs shows less than two .per with dependents, or that a less mas High Mass followed by three

Cooper, FAW-11 Operations Officer I cent 01 an investigated were in June 1947. qualified man will be sent over Masses Christmas Day at 0830,
and Mrs. Cooper. 1 classified as "unknown"THE seas just because another man 1000 and 1215, all at St. Edward's
Also present were Comdr. and AF REPORT said there ALL AF findings are reviewedby has more dependents. Chapel. There will also be a Mass

Mrs. Shelly Bates of FAW-11, was nothing found by investigators a select and scientific advis- at the Naval Hospital Christmas

Lt (jg) and Mrs. Tom Brown which would indicate any of ory group at the Air Technical Day at 1000.Confessions.

and Jim Guerden. The two of- the "unknown" cases were inter- Intelligence Center, Wright-Pat- [Only 6 Shopping will be conducted
ficers and Guerden planetary visitors socalled terson AFB, Ohio.
were former or Tuesday and Wednesday, De-
The panel analyzes and evalu- Days Til ChristmasAt
shipmates at VP-5. flying saucers. cember 23 and 24 at 16001700and

The Mad Foxes are hustling All other reported sightings, ates the information assembledby Navy Exchange 1900-2000, respectively.
again preparing pilots, navigatorsand the AF said, were checked out investigative teams (AFPS). :

flight crews for competitive as ballons, aircraft, astronomical I __u.U.m

in exercises in Puerto Rico slated phenomena, lights or birds.In Army Supply
February.
some instances there was
Since returning from deploy- insufficient data to analyze and Visitor Here
ment, VP-5 has
designated
one
evaluate reported sightings. B.
Brigadier General Thomas
patrol plane third pilot. He is
Lt (jg) Earl Walsh. NOVEMBER 1957-on the heelsof Evans, U.S. Army, Deputy Ex-
Sputnik I-proved to be the ecutive Director, Military Sub-
Six officers recently attended"Julie" biggest month for UFO sightings. sistence Supply Agency, Chicago,
school in
Norfolk. Theyare During the month 414 reports Ill., visited NAS Jax last week as
: Lcdr. Walter Ranzau and were investigated and analyzed. part of a liaison and familiarization
Lt (jg)s George Derk, Ronald
Most turned out to be either tour of military installations
Carr, Daniel Van
Dyne, Cecil
aircraft astronomical receiving for sub-
Loechelt and John or phenomena. supply support
Phillips. .. Four cases were listed as sistence from the military sub-
Presently attending DC schoolare unknown.The sistence supply agency.

Lcdr. Dana Overman and Lt During his visit, Gen. Evans
1,270 new reports bring to
(j jgs)
Harvey Huff, Robert
6,000 the total of unidentified toured the subsistence storage
Schult and Todd Ritter.Lt .
flying objects screened by the spaces of Supply and visited
(jg j ) Robert Hamilton and AF since investigations began Naval Auxiliary Air Station at
Miss Sandra Jean Neal were Mayport.Gen. .

married last Sunday in Macon, MDBS Payment Now Due Evans also visited the

Ga. Lt (jg) Lou Sisson was best Assessment No. 106 of the 55 Columbia Military Subsistence

man while Lt (jg)s George Derk Mutual Death Benefit Society is Market Center Field Office, in
and Jim Wittes were ushers. downtown Jacksonville.
currently due, members are re-
VA-44 minded.All After completion of his visit,
Lt. Robert Komoroff and Lt. Gen. Evans departed for MorrisonAir
David Glumt have become the payments on this assess- Force Beach
Base
West Palm
ment must be made by close of
first permanent officers of At- Fla.
tack Squadron 44 to be trans- business tomorrow (Friday). ...._.m- _

ferred out of this newly organ- The Druids did not let their Park CHILDREN ON School TOUR Fourth grade students of Orange Actor: "So you've got a part
Elementary
seem to be
ized unit. Both officers have been yule log burn out during the having their picture taken inside getting NAB Jax's a big bang out of for me? At last you've discov-

ordered to Cecil Field, signing Christmas season, but kept part Catholic Chapel, one of the stops they made while St. Edwards ered what I am, a true artist."
in at VA-106 and VA-46, re- 0it to start the next year1 tour of the Station. However, some of their attention on is a drawn recent Director: "Yeah. Now hurry
to Lt (Ug) Henry Kelly, Assistant
spectively. holiday fire. plaining history of the chapel. Catholic Chaplain, who is ex- and get into the hind legs of that
stage horse over there."


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, [Solves Vital Problem
l>
{'
tdi
r 1bl

r x ,; n-FIightNourishment


The magic number In the new T '

arrivals department at the Naval

., Hospital last week was 17, with w\ Kit Developed By A.44

II 10 boys and seven girls coming F'
,
"4fi :f z{ :i t
, into the world. The VA-44 "Hornets" have developed a disposable "in-
Births were: Baby girl, to Al .1 IyC flight nourishment kit," designed to provide liquids for
- len Mallett, SN, and Mrs. Mal flights to
squadron pilots on their long overwater ferry
lett; Baby boy, to Donald Wahl,
and Mrs. Wahl; Baby girl; Europe. _
A02, One of VA-44's missions is to '
Grinnell ADC and Following up on work dono on
to Chester ,
to A4D Sky-
J provide pilots ferry
Mrs. Grinnell; Baby boy, to Eric< hawks to units of the Sixth Fleetin this problem by Heavy Attack

Peyton, AE2, and Mrs. Peyton the Mediterranean area. This Wing Two, a West Coast unit,

and Baby Boy, to Nathan Massie, necessitates a long non-stop VA-44 personnel found a disposable
and Mrs. Massie all plastic bag available at a
BTI, Nov flight of approximately five-and-
local surgical supply house which
22.Also one-half hours from Quonset easily -
had the advantage of being
to
girl
Baby Sgtand
A.? f+ Point, R. I. to the Azores.
Mrs. Joseph Shelley; Baby girl, filled, directly from a faucetor

to Clinton Attebery, AEC, and THE FLIGHT is flown at an fruit juice can.

Mrs. Attebery; Baby girl, t( altitude of 35,000 to 40,000 feet IT WAS found, in tests con-

Walter Harris, AMI, and Mrs _mm..'_"'''''__'______ __mu._. with an oxygen mask worn at all ducted by Lt (Jg) Frank Form-
Harris, and Baby girl, to Sgt FRUIT JUICE AT 35,000 Lcdr. James Homyak VA-U times. It was desired to find oeller, NAS Aviation Physiologist

and Mrs. Jerry Pratt, all born Training Officer demonstrates ute of new "in-flight nourish- means of providing liquid in the in the low pressure chamber
lR' ov. 23.And ment kit." The squadron developed kit to provide liquids for form of water or juices to pro- under simulated altitude runs of

Girl, Carol Ann, to A/3 pilots on long non-stop ferry flights at high altitude when an vide nourishment to overcome 35,000 feet that the plastic bag
oxygen mask must be worn at all times. Tests conducted: on the out effects of breathing withstand the six
drying able to
and Mrs. Billy Gillenwater, Nov invention found the plastic bag on the kit was able to with- was
, 24; Girl, Gretchen Ann, to Aller stand high altitude pressures while filled with 10 ounces of air. oxygen for a lengthy period. fold expansion of air at these
" with
filled
. Katra, HN, and Mrs. Katra, Nov, altitudes even when

24; Girl, Delores Anita, to Ensign Visitors Glimpse up to 10 ounces of air.

and Mrs. Ralph Goslen, Nov Ec There is therefore no dangerof

e 25, and Boy, Leslie Rodnie, tc Taste Of -t mid-air explosion of this type

Marshall Gilmore, CS2, and Mrs Navy plastic bag.

Ie Gilmore, Nov. 26. The kit is complete by addi-

Also, Girl, Kelli Michaelle, tc Life At FAETUFleet tion of a standard Navy intra-

Sgt. and Mrs. Charles Foster,, venous tubing. The unit is light-
Electronics .
Nov 26; Boy, Gregory Francis,, Training Unit Airborne, Detachment Two, ;; :k. weight and occupies a minimumof

to Ltjg( ) and Mrs. Ralph Knapp,, last weekto space.
held an Open House
' Nov. 26; Baby boy, to SP2 and families and friendsof When the pilot desires to

rte Mrs. Eugene McMikel, Nov. 27,, acquaint to drink, he merely slips the end of
FaetuLant personnel as
tef and Baby boy, to Lcdr. and Mrs what the detachment and each the plastic tubing under his mask

Boleslaus Cilslinski, Nov. 27. into his mouth, releases a clamp
man does.
and drinks his fill.
'ideere Prior to the open house, a
Born week of December 5 at
I of the detachment -
personnel inspection
the Naval Hospital were twenty
the Show Brings
held and TV
was commen-
tiny tots, with boys taking hon
dations for outstanding performance -
beht ors, 12 to eight. Reunion of NATTC
by Lcdr,
presented
Births were: Boy, to Pfc. and were
ist-- Mrs. Willie Sanders; Boy, to Lt L. M. Rayburn, assistant officer- Marine And MomThe
in-charge of Faetu to Jack Coley,
and Mrs. Edmond Feeks; Boy,,, "It
---- television
program
to William Reddin, GM3, and TDC; Paul Sullivan, TDl; Sam- HANDY GADGET The "nourishment' kit" perfected by happiness
''iv930- ual White Jr., TD1; Kelly Clax- the Hornets of VA-44 is shown here. The plastic bag was pur-- Could Be You" brought
Mrs. Reddin; Boy, to A3/Q and ton TD2; Dennis Murrin Jr., chased at a surgical supply house while the tube was obtained to Mrs. Ray Locke of Los
All Mrs. Ronald Mosley, and Girl, to TD2 Sandlin TD2 and from the Station Dispensary. Pilots desiring a drink simply Angeles, Calif. last Monday as
,
Jimmy
the CWO and Mrs. Alvan Eller, all Earl; Wertz, TD2. place end of the intravenous tubing in the mouth and drink. her son, Allen, a student atNATTCenter

Nov. 28.Also here, appeared on
ge-

Girl, to Otho Davis, CS3,, Also grade., 11 men They were were advancedone : R. A. Six Major US Cities Served the show as a "mystery relative."

istree- and Mrs. Davis; Boy, to Jerome An AEA) School student,
Willimett ATI H. Smith,
Dorough, AE1, and Mrs. Do- ATCM; ,M. Turner; TD2; J. By Police/ Of Armed Forces i Locke left Jacksonville by plane
,30, rough; Boy, to Columbus Craft,, Schults TD2 Sunday morning to appear on
Sandlin, TD2; A. ;
d's A02, and Mrs. Craft, and Boy, L. R. Raper, TD2; M. C. Hatton, Unification is more than a word-it is a practical work- the show, seen locally at 1230
ass to A2/c and Mrs. Kenneth How- the and efficient police organization weekdays on Channel 12.
TD2; W. L. Freeman, TD2; J, D. ing necessity-for unique
185 ard, all born Nov. 29. Frey, TD2; G. E. McGualey from operated by the Armed Forces in five major U. S. cities The program, a Ralph Edwards

Born Nov. 30 were Boy, to and overseas in Hawaii. production, is of the secretive
ted t Tucker A02 and Mrs. AO1 to AQ1; and L. E. Shepard,
Royster The service chosen to head a 1 San Francisco by the Air Force. type and a letter received by
Je. Tucker, and Boy, to James Zet- AE1. detachment in any of these citiesis Locke informed him to remain in

700B.i ka, FN, and Mrs. Zetka. Dec. 1 During the open house, dependents determined by the Departmentof THE NEW York detachment his hotel room until called by
maintains close and constant cooperation
births were: Girl, to Clarence Armed Services Po- the show's producers.It .
and friends were of- Defense.
Fin
with "New York's
Coonce FN and Mrs. Coonce,
,
r and Boy, to Jack Moore, SN, and fered the opportunity to fly a jet lice Detachments in New York est"-a cooperation that is cor- also stated of his that arrival beforehand in Hollywood
,
Mrs. Moore. simulator, and to view various and Honolulu are run by the dially returned by the city's huge knowledge(site of the program)

C. electronic equipment used in Army; in Boston and Seattle by police department.
And, Girl, to J. Chumbley, his relations would forfeit
CD2, and Mrs. Chumbley, Dec. fleet aircraft. the Navy, and in Washington and Director of the ASP there is his ay presence on the show.

2; Girl, to James Murray, AN, Lt. Col. Andrew Eaken, a former Locke had not seen his

:x- and Mrs. Murray, Dec. 2; Girl, to Birmingham, Ala., policemanwith for than two years
mother more
I 22 of experience
IbJO- Everett Brashears, SN, and Mrs. nearly years
..... / 15 of them in the military.Col. Before the program brought
Brashears, Dec. 2; Girl, to Green :... them together.
as Irwin, ADI, and Mrs. Irwin, Dec. Eaken's detachment is .

3, and Boy, to Charles Hatch, authorized six officers, 102 sol

'ans AN, and Mrs. Hatch, Dec. 3. 9th'i: r. ,; diers, 32 sailors and 24 airmen. ST. NICK SETS

bb- Also, Boy, to James Ferguson, ITS DAILY duty detail is divided -

A03, and Mrs. Ferguson, Dec. 4, ., ". into three eighthourshifts LATE VISITSThis

and Girl, to Carl Waltson, ATC, : each manned with 'two is the last week for

ns and Mrs. Waltson, Dec. 4. motor patrols, a walking patrolin children to talk to Santa

geed . the Times Square area, and Claus. St. Nick will "be at
.,'-' .
Dental Technician : /:" 1; : "., s" ."'' .'" .'r ,':. '" '. ... posts in Grand Central and Toyland December 20, from
'f.
athe i .'> ( "" Pennsylvania Stations and the 0900-1200, along with a pho-
.i, \ ? .
: I' ., tf't:
; .<.. {'* ... .j, .., :t'A. treasured
Strikers NeededNonrated :;!: ,, New York Port Authority Bus tographer to capture
;: ", II "," :1-'", .' Terminal. moments with the jolly old

cein male or female enlisted, who personnel desire to, 'i. ;J} *, ,' ''',. ", .:r.; 1t Jill, "Our most important functionis man. and

-, V' ," 'I" to help the serviceman," said On December 22, Santa
strike for Dental Technician rat- .'._ '."' 'fit '
.... ', : ,11; his photographer will be at
one member of a typical patrol.
'i
to contact : ""
ings .
requested
are 27
it, 'LW' :\: .. "' "Each we give directions to i the Main Store Building ,
CWO L. K. Cunningham at the ,JiI ",' ," .. year
Inh .. 16001900.On .
thousands of and their dependents from
men
NAS Jax Dental Department. :.. "",'" 1tfC' ': of his visits, pictures -
.. -. :;;: : both
,- j" ,
combined (
Requirements are: ." will be taken of the

ARI-GCT score of 100 or over, Ii, .J 1 Teacher: "I want you to ex- children and may be pur-
rtj 24 months obligated service, nor- SNOW IN FLORIDA? You don't need to do a double this examination chased for a reasonable price.
plain
- mal color perception, two years take, Mac. That IS snow you see on the Christmas trees being paper.
anda displayed by Herb Herres, NAS Jax Navy Exchange Service Why do you have all your answers -
high school or equivalent, Department Supervisor. The trees, fresh from the North woods, in quotation marks?" "Of course I can spell correct.

T"JI.It strong motivation to become a arrived on the Station covered with snow last week and are Pupil: "Just a bit of courtesyto y" said the company clerk, "but
Dental Technician or Oral Hy- now on sale at the Mainside Tennis Courts on Yorktown ave fanatic about it."
the man who sat on my left. I'm not a
gienist. nue.



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6 JAX AIR NEWS 18 December 1958


Parade Highlight GREETINGSChristmas


is a Joyous season
Of GB Activities compounded of warmth and

gaiety and renewal of old ties.It's .
Twenty-three gaily decorated
4 Ki a season of gifts whose pre-
floats and 18 marching bands,
cedents were the frankincenseand
featuring the world-famous U.
myrrh offered the Bethle-
of Mississippi band which -
(Personnel are invited to visit appeared hem Babe centuries ago.
at the Brussels World'sFair
the USO Servicemen's Club at You and your families are off-
will highlight Gator Bowl
331 W. Forsyth St. The club is ering a very precious gift of your
Week December 26 at 1930 in
open from 0900 to 2300 daily.) own-service to your country.
downtown Jax.
Thursday, Dec. 18-An inter- I Each of you is helping to
The parade will form at For- maintain andfurther
esting evening planned for you.
syth and Laura streets and will the "
Friday, Dec. 19-Meet your
follows south '"
proceed as : on peace on 4
pals at the USO.SATURDAY .
Laura, west on Forsyth, northon earth, goodwill ,

Dec. 20-Holiday Julia, east on Adams, northon to men," :i::
Formal, 20002300.. Class "A" Hogan and disband near inherent in the =

uniform or coat and tie a must. Ashley street., I i thought of
Dancing to music of NAS or- Christmas. j
'
chestra. Following the parade, those _
interested in seeing Gatorama, a Your devotion .
Sunday, Dec. 21-1000() Free fireworks show, should drive out to duty I

coffee hour; 1045, Attend churchof Union street to reach the Gator to your Navy 'lflJj

your choice; 1230, Club reopens Bowl. and to you

; 1730, Vespers and refresh- I country enables }
ments by Riverside Presbyterian Included among the list of -i the Navy .

Church; 1930, Free feature movie, floats will be ones representingNAS __ to function effectively in the defense -
"Midnight Story." Jax and the Army Recruit-
of freedom and liberty for

Monday, Dec. 22-Christmas ing Station. WAY AHEAD SCHOLASTICALLY Wilma Foster, AA, the United States and all mankind -
carol practice. Seventeen bands will appearin (left) receives certificate putting her at the head of her class .
at AvFund School. Her final average was a high 94.70. Present-
TUESDAY Dec. 23-Christmas the annual parade, always a ing the certificate is Lt. F. H. Bruce Phase Officer of the school. The Navy is proud of you

caroling at hospitals. high spot in Gator Bowl activities Wave Foster is accustomed to shaking officer's hands, as she wherever you are. If you must

was company honorwoman at boot camp. She now goes to Memphis be far from home, may the t
Wednesday, Dec. 24-2030-2230, Tenn. for training as a tradevman.ThriceFamiliar Christmas find its J
Disc jockey show with JoAnn The newly-formed NATTCenter spirit way c
George. Marine Drum and Bugle there to bless and keep you and j

Thursday,Dec. 25-Free Christ- Corps, accompanied by an honor Carols your families well.. C I

mas Buffet Dinner, 1800-2000, platoon of Marines under arms, A merry Christmas to you all.

courtesy of Salvation Army; will lead the parade. Never Tire AmericansThe Adm. Arleigh Burke II'
Chief of Naval
2030 Operations
Special program. The band is under direction of

FRIDAY, Dec. 26-Relax, have T/Sgt. I. C> Fitzgerald and Drum big department stores ring with them. They're 1II

fun at the USO. Major, Pvt. D. E. Lucas, while passing across the counters of record shops by the tens of

Saturday, Dec. 27-Dancing to the honor platoon is commandedby thousands. Day and night you hear them on radio and TV.

Bob-O-Links ork. T/Sgt. C. F. James. .For. at this time of year the public appetite for Christmascarols

New Year's Eve Party, 2100- becomes msauame. Sometimes ,
They may not know the his
2400. Good fun and fellowship. novelty tunes such as "Ru-
This On For Size
Try tory of the carols or their .
See the year in at the USO. dolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"make tr.i
This week's brain twister: Use a hit, and there's always authors: the jubilant melo- i(

the digits 1, 2, 3 and 4 to make Berlin's perennial "White dies and lyrics are what e,
Irving
took
Wife: "Why, George, you
67. You can multiply, divide, Christmas." count. i ida
the wrong carriage. This Isn'tour
baby/ add or subtract as long as you Yet the old favorites still But it enhances their appeal to
use each digit only once. know something about them. To ,
Husband: "Shut up! This car- hold sway. Everyone knows

riage has rubber wheels" (Answer found on page 8)) them to sing,hum or whistle. know, for example, that one of LeV1
the most celebrated and often

*&XS3 ...* sung, "Silent Night," was writ- wtAI
ten by a simple Austrian priest,

Father Josef Mohr, and the music

composed by his organist, Franz For Rent thJI I
3 3Lt 3-Bedrm. Home. Completely
Xavier Gruber, on ChristmasEve its

1818. Today their simple, Furn. Near NAS. 4560 Sussex see;

affecting carol has been translated Avenue (Timuquana Manor).

into 68 languages. Avail. Feb. 1. Can see after 1700 62 on

or all day Sat. and Sun. EV 7-
Here are some others: .
1228/Ext. 216/8164. Holmes.
"Joy to the World"Handel'smusic 3-Lge. Rms. 1-Bdrm. Furn. 44Mt
) i M' from his "Messiah"
oratorio -
$47.50 Mo. Apply 624 College St.
was arranged by the Apt. 4 or call Ext 792. Bergstrom. wi

L L American composer Lowell Ma- 2-Story, 3-Bdrm. Furn. House. ro;

\ ? .id S son, with lyrics by the English 2224 Delwood Ave. Take chil
hymnist Isaac Watts."O .
frttz& dren. $95 Mo. EV 9-6930. McEloy. sel,
z&j Come All Ye Faithful" 1-Bdrm. Furn. Apt 2037 Her- ,
Translated from the Latin into drVJ
schel St. EV 7-3842. Caldwell

Corpsmen AreCommended : .qir : : 76 languages, and of obscure ori- $70 Mo. 34

gin. Sometimes called "Portu- 3-Bdrm. Furn. House. 4579 'B,
!:
,::':'\. .q" :: guese Hymn" because the music Colonial Ave. (Lakeshore). $100

-::'... : : ,: #has been credited to Vincent No- Mo. Avail. Jan 1. EV 7-7394.

Four corpsmen were recently .. ,:.;}ii',.::: ..;.; "".. .".-:" ; :, : ::" ". vello organist at the Portuguese 2-Bdrm Furn. Apt. $65 Mo. in
commended by Capt. Alton C. < :. : ,... Chapel in London."O cit
:' ','I ;. '....::..,. .. ::...,. No pets. Rte-1. Box-675, Orange 62
Abernethy, commanding officerof -i: jf Little Town of Bethlehem" Pk. CO 4-9264.

the Naval Hospital, for fl: :> : /' -America's most celebrated con- For Sale fr<<

"outstanding performance of tribution to the world of Christmas 1947 31-ft. Trlr. Take up payt's

duty." ;. :I'' :. ,'>. I<"r# carols was written by the and buy small equity. $49.87 Mo. p

The corpsmen, Hughie Crosby, '; ::: : px noted Bishop Phillip Brooks after Ext-419. Thompson.
Gary Caldwell, Charlie Masseyand ;:: "'::i% t,.. o
<< : a trip to Bethlehem. His 3-Bdrm Home 6239 Commodore

William Jackson, were church organist, Lewis Redner, Dr. (Venetia Ter). $500
praised for the outstanding care composed the music. Own. SP 1-0815. za

and attention they gave a patient "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" 3-Bdrm. 2-Bath Home. 7351 Ja

who was run over by a -Written in 1730 by the founderof Greenway Dr. $74 Mo. DeVries. scl]
tilly aboard a carrier, and who Y Miscellaneous
Methodism Charles
Wesley.
suffered a resulting acute liver ;
U- The music was adapted from Wanted: Ride from State b Sth
infection, infectious hepatitis. f
S: Felix Mendelssohn."I Broad to Main Gate, one way ,
Despite the knowledge the infection -
prior to 0730. Call Juanita Chester
could have been deadlyto Saw Three Ships"Sources fir
EV 4-1039 bet. 0800-1600.
who, by chance unknown, but a traditional Eng-
anyone was Wanted: Swap. Airman aboard byW
accidently punctured while treat- ;1.i: lish folk song that has been popular -
,USS Roosevelt desires with WI
:::'.,. i for centuries. swap
ing the patient, the \::-
corpsmen ; any airman stationed at N A S
"willingly and freely performed 1 __ "The Holly and the Ivy"-One 10
"'''':''';::'':;'' Jax, Mayport, or Cecil Field.
all treatments and of the "tree carols" that
nursing pro- came sty
HONORABLE PERFORMANCE Write Jerald D. Purser, 1478
cedures and worked voluntarily Theso corpsmen are down: from the Nordic and Druid"Yule" Ja
being commended for outstanding performance of duty by Capt. Domas Dr.Jax, Fla.
beyond regular duty hours." cults, this carol was first
Alton C. Abernethy, (left) Naval Hospital commanding officer.
The corpsmen, assigned to While assigned to Ward C-2, Sept. 9Nov. 10, these men worked printed in the 18th century. Chief: "What are you looking SOl]
Ward C-2 at the hospital, treated late hours and faced ,
danger of infection from a patient suffer for? ar
the patient for two months. He ing from a deadly disease. The men, all HNs, are, (left to right) "Jingle Bells" was written in Mess Cook: "I just rinsed the Fe

was a crewmember of the USS Charlie Massey, Gary Caldwell, Hughie Crosby and William 1857 by the Rev. John Pierpont, ice in this warm water and now M..

Intrepid. Jackson. a Unitarian minister. can't find it." 81Page



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December_1958 SAX AIR NEWS Pegs 7


VW-4 'B' In

: AllStationBowling I 9 P O I.


1. What was the last heavy-

WinPowerful weight championship fight to be

determined by a first round
j
2 9 z r. ; VW-4 "B," a mighty knockout?

$ bowling juggernaut, clamped the
2. What is Babe Ruth's lifetime
> ? lid on the Mainside keg champ- home run record
ionship last week then promptlywent
3. What major change was
on to nail down the All-
made in scoring collegiate -
Station banner in a, rolloft with recently
Marine Air Detachment of football games?

k % t ,', \ NATTCenter.' 4. Who holds the Olympic record -
\
The Cane 'Hunters wreckingcrew for pole vaulting?

made a shambles of what 5. What is the score of a for-
:
{ was billed throughout the Sta- feited basketball game?

tion as a "bowling match of the (Answers to Quiz)
r "
f year. fiujirjoa o; OMJ 'S
The Marines and Cane Hunters .qnlJ ft UOAf

} ..2 were to roll a best of five 't; 11 'spzvga tu qog Deli 'pmod
series for the precious All-Sta- Ue0 IJUMoptpnoj

tion flag but VW-4 "B" locked : .xexra uouaino3 Buijppi

things up in three straight. v Bujloidrae jo p' 'jtuj lUll

ya Scores were 796-757, 784-736 potS eq 2eo ne
4> A and 792-759. Ralph Tice, who IjrnrfBODani are; y 'C
; bowls like he invented the game, 'l.tISIS'Iq-lnoJ tlL m l I" 'I

led the winners with a 519. 'es61 'SI 1'IN 'noaPIA eer Lesz.t

-. P'.OX OU'lpl'IN 11)011( '1
.' Bill Lumley of MAD paced the
J
... Marines with a 505 series.
-'" .ar. .
Air News Pigskin
NINE KINGS OF BOWLING ARE" Sing loud bowlers of VW-4 "B" after capturing
intramural bowling crown in a snowdown with NATTCenler's Marine Air Detach Leader: "Keep on fighting,
week at the Mainside lanes. The Can* Hunters iwept the best of five series in three boys, never say die. Never give Pickins' NothingTo
1- had earned the right to represent Miinside in the All-Station contest by besting the up 'tit your last shot ts fired.
playoff among top finishers in Mainsidi loops. Front row, (left to right) are Ken Mea When if a fired, start to run. I'ma
Smith, Pete Della Penna and Claude Giles. Rear, Bill McVey Dick Greer Bill Salt- Shout OverFinal
I'll start now.
Tice and Ed White. Missing from photo is A. D. Coleman. little lame, so

tabulation of the 1958

Intramural Cage Jax Air News Pigskin Pick
Spring BowlingThere competition finds Bill Weekes

will be an Organiza- season champ winding up with a

Tempo IncreasesIn tional meeting for Spring 51-24, .680 score. Runnersupwere

Bowling January 15 at 1000 in tLUILL the Editors with a 49-26,

HAS LeaguesTempo Mainside Gym, BuildingThree. I Jvw .653 percentage, followed by Ron

',,}rf. % Safryy
$ + s:: :tY k M> .y Davis with a 47-28 average.
on the Mainside in- :
For further information The "experts" finished with an
tramural basketball scene
Contact chief Wooten at Spe- mark of .653
over-all season as
picked last week with all
up cial Services Athletic Office, SPORTS TROPHIES the week-by-week summary
earns hoping to add to the
extension 585. averages read like this: .600,.733,
win column before the holi-
day respite creeps in. GIVEN AT BANQUETThe .688, .644 and .600.

In action last week, National Fliers Now 4-6, Face In the five weeks' battle for

League-leader VP-16 downed Mayport Friday Night third annual NATTCenter intramural sports ban- supremacy the intrepid trio in

VW-4 "B" with ease, 53-36, Holding an at least half-way quet was held last Wednesday, with 115 guests on hand for 75 contests agreed across the

while Operations "A," pacing respectable 4-6 record, Jax Navy trophy presentations, entertainment and a fine dinner. board 30 times, hitting the nailon
American the list of awardswas the head on 14 of these occasions -
circuit keg squads, Fliers face Mayport Navy tomorrow Topping Meekin.
thrashed VP-18 73-54. the Captains Cup, presentedto for a lusty .800 clip.
(Friday) at 2015 at Five Marines from the Marine
The 679th Air Force collectedits Mainside gym in the last game Comdr. Edgar Edmonson, Aviation Detachment known as Davis led the pack as lone

second win of the stillyoungseason before the Chirstmas holidays.The Training Officer of AviationElectrician's the "MAD Five" were also on wolf on 26 occasions with' nine
Mate Schools by of them correct for .346, Awhile
by pasting a 47-41 defeat locals added three to the hand for a few musical selec-
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr., com- Weekes defied his opponents
onto VA-176s record and VAP62 victory column last week start- tions.
hung a 45-38 setback on VA- ing with a 72-25 rout of Glynco manding officer of the Center. PRIOR TO presentation of the successfully' four times in 13
tries for .307, and the Editors
44. NAAS. AFTER THE invocation by Captains Cup, eight major sports .200.
only twice in ten,efforts for
Special Services defeated The Albany Marines fell twiceat Senior Chaplain Frank R. Morton trophies were presented by Capt.
Medical in 36-34 Moore. In basketball, A.R. Maty- Although the "experfe" closed.
,
a squeaker, the hands of the Fliers, 73-71, steak dinner with all the
while Hospital was cutting Fas- in overtime and 70-68. a sak accepted for the Support the season in fine style, their

ron 109 down to size, 56-46. 24 trimm'ngs were served, followedby Service team, bowling No. 1 was work isn't over. This week they
Jack Dorman registered the antics of Emmet Rodifer, accepted by J, A. Conzemuis for tangle with Bowl selections.Bowl .
High-flying VP-16 gained its points for Jax Navy in the first H
former VFP-62 airman, and piano Naval Air Weapons Systems games are:
second week by tilt while Bob Jester's '
triumph of the Albany
Dick Mc- School, softball, won by the Aviation (Rose) Iowa-Cat
60-42 in the second fray. and vocal selections by
dropping Operations 'B, ; twas high Fundamentals Squad was (Orange) Okl.-8yra.

VA-176 upended Fasron Six, 39- -- --- presented to J. R. Hill. (Gator) na/-Miu.
34, and VA-44 drubbed VW-4 ',;:";:"< .... (Cotton) AF-TCO
B,' 44-24. ;-:' Also, AE was presented the (Sugar) Clem.-LSU ,
; :: swimming, golf, and volleyball (Tangerine) E. Tex. St.-Mo. V..
Operations 'A padded its leadIn i } :\:::;, .".
.r... trophies, accepted: by Joe Van WECKCS DAVIS EDITORS
the AL by waltzing past Spe- :: .'p. i. t' Vactor and R. L. Callahan, foot- Iowa Iowa Iowa
cial Services while VAP62 '. JIw. Okl OkL '
62-48
\ Syra.
,. .,, ., ball was won by NAWS and '
was taking a close verdict I . ,..,'.".. ..'. '. ":"!:: presented to J. A. Miccickc, and Fla.AF AF Misi. TCU Fla.

from VA-176, 48-43. i..,.,.".,'. :', : 4 4p. ", '"= .,,} '\".' bowling No. 2 was won by Ma- LSU LSU LSU
E.T.S. Mo. V.
f\U: : rine Aviation Detachment and Mo. V.
Power : "' accepted by Fred Asberry.
SquadronOrganizing "J, ..
1, ',',' -
Here ,ft" NATTC CAGESEASON .
; i1. Wave 'CagersStarting
Another in a series of organi- F'"t SETThe

zation meetings for the proposedJax SlowThe 1959 version of NATT-
Navy Power Squadron is ..
scheduled January 7, at 1500 in ,'::4'1 I Jax Navy Crackerjaxkept Center's intramural basketballseason

Special Services Building ((704)). -\\1\ }'" busy last week, seeing action is slated to get under-
.' 'l\t.\ I in four contests and finish- ,way January 12 with eight
Final plans will be made atthat ." 'fIll} ># . ing on the losing side in threeof teams entered in the double

meeting for the squadron'sfirst .. the four scttoes. round robin affair.
cruise, a trip to Marineland :, f Two new innovations have I
by In their City League opener, ,
way of the Intracoastal drubbed been incorporated this year in
by
the Crackerjax were
waterway.. : 46-24 that the first game of each
:> the Tamiami girls, despitea
The cruise is slated January high output of 19 points by the night will get underway 'at

10 and boaters are scheduled to M losers' Carolyn Johnson.In 1630 and the second tilt, at

start at 0900 returning to NAS 1800.
annual intramural sports another City League fray,
At the third
CUP -
CAP'rAIN'S there
Jax late Also, will be games
that day. banquet of NATTCenter last week, Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr.. the Waves thumped Prudential, .
All interested commanding officer of NATTCenier. presents covetedCaptain's 34-11. played MondayThursday.Center
military personnel (left)
of of last year
Officer ,
Cup to Comdr. Edgar Edmonson, Training champs
and civilian employeesare Aviation Electrician's Mate Schools. The Cup was given AE In service competition last Support Splinters, have three
eligible to join the squadron. the Schools for athletic supremacy among Intramural leagues at the weekend, the Crackerjax droppedtwo men returning to the hard-
Jr further Information, I contact Center. Trophy remains in custody of the Sparkles until next tilts to the strong Eglin wood campaign.t .
Marge Callahan at extension year, unless they repeat. They need one more win to gain per- Wafs, 48-36. and 64-48.
8143. manent possession of the silverware.



8 JAX AIR NEWS 18 December 1958
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27 Graduate With TheToastmasters
I

From Gray I" I


,Lady CourseThe tE +: :! MarNav Toastmasters held

their 108th meeting December 11
Naval Hospital Chapelwas at the Colonial Restaurant, with
the setting of the cappingand Roy Evensen presiding chair-

pinning of the latest Red man. Toastmaster for the even-

Cross Gray Ladies graduation ing was Larry McLeod, and

class recently.The speakers were Paul Underwood,
chapel was decorated with Dick Murphy and Bob Serner.I .

low lighting effects and beauti- I Table Topics was conducted by
ful palms in large blue jardinera. !- Harv Harville and general evalu-

..The American and Red Cross [ ator for the meeting was Bob
flags added a note to the red Gelles.

tapestry covers.EXERCISES Next meeting will be held

were presidedover r r ___ Monday, December 22 at the
by Mrs. W. F. Fleshman, Colonial Restaurant.
chairman of Gray Lady Service. } his<. .

Invocation was presented by Navy Civilian Toastmasterswere

Chaplain Charles Beatty, with treated to a rare "speech"
Another Red Cross Volunteer Ladies has
GRAY LADIES GRADUATION c.asi of Gray
official welcome given to the class
Tuesday when one of the Speakers -
graduated at the Naval HospitaL Amending th i ceremony last week were Mrs. Elmer McElverr.
and families by Capt. Alton C. chairman of Volunteer Services, (front row left) and Capt. Alton C. Abernethy, (center) Hoa.pltdcommanding Max Suter, presented a de-
Abernethy, commanding officerof officer. In photo are, front row, (left to right) Mrs. McElvery, Mrs. Robert Holmes, monstration in hypnotism.
the Hospital Mrs. Norman Berree Mrs. Danny Johnson, Mrs. Alton Abernethy, Capt. Abernethy, and Mesdames
Arnold Young, John Calhoun and William Kitch>11. Rear, Mesdames James Noland, E. M. ReaganJr. Suter, dealing with the mem-
Dr. Cyrus Anderson, Directorof ., W. E. Stodghill, Lester Jackson, Michael Strong. E. W. Nigels, Donald Eberly, E. C. Lang, Vincent bers enmasse, came up with one
Education, County Public i Murray, Comdr. E. N. Dolloff, chief nurse, and Mrs. William Cook. hypnotized member, with whomhe
Schools, presented the gradua- finished the demonstration.Suter .
tion address, followed by pre- Shrine Eyed led the victim through
Bountiful Feast
sentation of certificates by Capt. (Continued from Page 1)) On Tap various stages until he had him

Abernethy, at which time the on superstructure of the ship. six years old and in schoolTo
ladies were capped by the chief SOME 1800 members of the local
For Christmas DinersAnother top it off, the speaker
Comdr. \
nurse, E.N. Dolloff. Serv- branches of the FRA are showed proof of post-hypnotic
ice pins were presented the
working on the drive and are when the victim
suggestion came
ladies by Mrs. Elma McElvery authorized to collect contribu- Holiday feast is on tap for those still at NAS back to deliver
an extemporaneous -
during a candle lighting cere- tions. Jax on Christmas Day. An estimated 4000 will patronize NAS two-minute speech, when told
mony. For every two dollar contribu- and NATTCenter chow halls to partake Christmas delicacies. w6uld
earlier that he do so.
MRS. JOHN Zowarka, vice tion, the FRA will send the con- Regular diners of these mess
his all his childrenand Other included Aub-
chairman. of Gray Lady Service, tributor a model of the Arizona, halls and those drawing Corn- bring spouse, speakers
recited the Gray Lady. Pledge, a small replica designed directly rats will be authorized to bring both his parents as guests.IF rey Silvey, who "Thanked God
followed by the benediction by from the ship's blueprints. guests for Christmas dinner HE has no immediate member For Toastmasters," and Andy

. Chaplain W. J. Davis. Those wishing to donate money which will be served from 1000- of his family, he may have Planey, who alerted members to
Members of the graduation should contact Thomas Feasterat 1300. Each regular member of one non-family guest, lady or the dangers of "Personality and

class present were: Mesdames extension, 8677 or W. H. the general mess is permitted to gentleman. Marital Quizzes.
NAS Jax its
Abernethy, Norman Berrce, John Sandefer, extension 8516. Although gives I
Calhoun, William Cook, Donald Those mailing contributions personnel on duty a chance to :Santa Claus
be with his family and friendsfor
Eberly Robert Holmes, Lester should make checks payable to the Christmas meal, no guests (Continued from Page 1))
Jackson, Danny Johnson, Wil- Chairman of the National Memo-
sters a real treat.
will be authorized in the mess
liam Kitchell, E. C. Lang, Vin- rial, Fleet Reserve Association,
halls unless accompanied by Other scheduled during
a parties
cent Murray, E. W. Nigels, James Box 16, ,Phoenix, Ariz.
member of the whois this Fleet Air
general Wing
mess
season are:
Noland, E. M. Reagan Jr., W. B.
in the uniform of the day. 11 dependent party, December
Stodghill Michael William
Strong,
Nursery To Close 4 20 from 1000-1200 at 140
Taylor, Joseph Troyner, ArnoldL. DaysThe SPECIAL meal tickets for per Hangar ,
Young, R. W. Daleen, Lee Navy Wives Nursery, sonnel on Com rat s and for Including squadrons VP-5, VP-
Gauger, William Hargrave Jr., Building 560, will close at 1830 guests will be sold by cashiers 16, VP-18, VW-4, Fasron 109
December 24 until 0645 Decem- and staff of FAW-11.
during the noon meal in the
Leonard H o k e, Robert Reeve,
James Smith, Robert Smith. and ber 29, to enable the nursery NAS and NATTCenter mess The annual NARTU Christmas
,Rush Smith. staff to enjoy the Christmas halls during the period Decem- Party will be held Monday, De-
holiday. ber 1824. cember 22, from 1300 to 1600 at
Nineteen other Gray Ladies
The following rates will apply: the NARTU Club. All children
received service bars for years Military dependents and guests, from 12 and under will
years
of service ranging from one to !
: $1.10; enlisted personnel on receive gifts from Santa. NARTU
eight :::
years. and Services is
Comrats, $.90 dependent Special office spon-
children under 12 years of age, soring the event.

NX ActivityContinued $.65. The Naval Hospital has a big

( from Page) Because of the advance plan- list of events during the holi

and dry cleaning and Western ning and preparation required, days. There will be a Christmas
Union (Building 517) will closeat n o tickets will be sold on party for children of staff mem-
1300 December 24 and remain Christmas Day, and no refunds bers, December 23 at 1400.

closed the 25th and 26th and will will be made for unused tickets. SANTA and the usual Christmas -

reopen at 0900 December 27; En- festivities will be available,
Men's Club (Building 593) will such as movies and stockings

close Dec. 24 and 25, reopen 1630, King Hall Host filled with candy. Refreshmentsof
December26; Toyland (Building cake and ice cream will be
554) will close at 1300 December t.x.t' 'i To Xmas PartyChildren served by the Red Cross staff.

24 and will not reopen.NATTCENTER : :, of NATTCenter On December 24 at 1100, a

restaurant : ?>e;} personnel will have a chanceto party will be given for the Hospital -
(Building 517) will close at.1300, see Santa Claus in person military and civilian staff.
December 24 and remain closed when the annual Christmas There will be carol singing anda

the 25th and 26th reopening at Party gets underway at 1000 Christmas Story led by Chap-
0900 December 27. With the ex- December 20 at King HalL lain Davis, a Christmas greetingby

ception of December 24, 25 and This year's program will Capt. Alton Abernethy, Naval
26 the hours of operation for the consist of the movie, "Littlest Hospital commanding officer,

period December 22-January 2 ,' I.W Angel", plus cartoons, 'refresh- followed by refreshments.NAS .

will be as follows: MondayFriday ments, drawing for family Jax Public Works and
0800-2030; Saturday, 0900- .w.. door prizes, gifts for all the NABSix Public Works Depart-
1300 and Sunday, 1200-1830. > children, and a hula-hoop ments have joined to contribute

The Christmas holiday schedule : contest. Christmas baskets and clothingto
for Exchange facilities at the All sponsors are remindedthe 17 needy families in Duval
Naval Hospital are: retail store original request submitted County.
and barber shop (Building H- will be returned, stampedon

,2009)) will close at 1300, Decem- the back with a number o ,
ber 24 and remain closed the and will be the admission
25th 27th and 28th and __ ticket to the party.
,',26th, reopen z"
at 0830 December 29; restaurant a i i; 'S_

(Building H-2009)) closesat ____________ ____.__.____.nm_ Forlorn: "Yeah, the engagement -
1300 December 24 and remains is She won't
INTO CIVILIAN LIFE Former NAS Jaxman Lonnie Harris off. marryme. PEACE ON EARTHIS
closed the 25th and 26th reopen- ENC, is shown with his family upon retiring after 20 years ." THE CHRISTMAS
ing at 0900, December 27. active duty in the Navy. He's walking into civilian life after Friend: "Did you tell .her about PRAYER
being'ceremoniously "piped over the side" by fellow chiefs. your rich uncle?" OF US. SERVICEMEN
Little fellow the left .on' in the is
Is carriage tot
on Randy tiny
Answer to Brain Twister Forlorn "I did. Now she'smy EVERYWHERE.
34 X 2-1 67. Dede.Carol with daughter Pattie at right. On Harris' left is his wife, aunt.": sure ....... CQCl 41CPago