Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 8, 1943
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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\ Vol.. I I. No._2 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA April 8, 1943_ .

Station Guard Dogs .Versatile To Enroll

I Deadline April 15 Campaign Begins

For V.12 TrainingApplications ::;; r :):{ {; ;') i! Navy's Personnel In War

Here '' ..
: ; Bond Allotment Program I

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.. -' Intelligence Test To Decide

Precedence Among Men Smoker Tonight Capt. Michael Appoints

r Who Qualify For College Department Heads As His

Work : Brings New Talent Committee To Help Drive

April 15 has been set by the A campaign to enroll all Naval
station Education Office as the I And More Laughs personnel on the station in the War

deadline for enlisted personnelhere Bond Allotment plan received the /

to apply through their division Chaplain Lewis To Be M. C. "go" sign from Captain S. J.
Michael, commandant, this week
officers for the Navy's V-12.
college training program for stu Again; Mayport Band And when he appointed DepartmentHeads
his War Bond Committee.
Featured as
dent officers. Entertainers
Cf P Following a conference' with his
applicants is al- '
interviewing Smoker
;a Tonight Victory prom-
committee, Captain Michael in a
reauy in progress and a final in c c. ises to be better than ever with
memorandum to all naval
telligence test will be given aoon ., new talent, boxers, dance band ,. person-
nel, reiterated the desire of Secretary
to determine the order of precedence I and other entertainers from May- :
of the Navy Frank Knox:
\ those otherwise qualified hotels to
among port and the downtown I II when he said :

I provide fun and laughs at the "You are not being\ asked to buy
Appointments to fill the Sixth Although Prince, guard clog at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, 'fourth smoker to be, held in the bonds as a patriotic duty. Each
Naval Districts quota of 20 Isn't leaping a 13-foot barrier In this photo, some dogs trained for Mason Field stadium of you, by giving your services to

likely be .made the latter part pf guard duty hate been known to climb a wall towering' that high. Prince I Chaplain Jack Lewis, whose I I the Navy of your own free will,

Juno I looks' as If he literally had "blood In his' eve" as he made the leap above quick wit and running-fire ad-I have proved your desire to con
Meanwhile it has been disclosed :
: for the benefit of the cameraman Sparkling( P 'P'", f'\'eryl11ent' tense, libbing ought the house down tribute to the perpetuation of your
that curricula for the officer training docile when off duty, gives I Indication last week when he "subbed" for :I
the big fellow tnmparativel> every I nation and all for which it stands.
program have been geared to of being "on the ball" in typical| Navy style! as he clears the waU.I' Billy Read as master of ceremonies "Because War Bonds are the
the demands of war through adap wilt start the ball rolling with i iI i
ot"1' safest investment in the world today -
tation of history and. English at 1930, tonight
I a laugh and a song, ," Captain Michael continued,
courses to current needs and the ., ,. > ) I I "and because their regular and
Inclusion of many more scientific f I this evenings'
Program for per-
systematic purchase not only helpl'ilour
subjects than would appear in an include three boxing I I
will :
Jt. formance ,
country in its hour of need,
schedule. ,
Required bouts between NATTCenterand but also provides a 'post-war nest
Course Given
t' Main Side men; Sailor's Song egg' for the investor, I stronglyurge
Full details of the cultural and from I
< Fest the Victory Twins,
; ;; your support of the campaign.This .
technical to be attendedby
courses ..: ;' the Hotel Roosevelt; Boogie- station must others
"" prove, as
all aviation, deck, supply, engi '
.; woogie rythm on the electric gui- have already proved, that 'Navy
nearing, medical and dental officers: x ,*.r"T.
tar by Sailor Dunder from May- dollars "
are fighting
were incorporated in the curricula iLJ port: Popular Songs by Lt. (Jg) Reports Coming In

catalogue prepared by the Bureau a a. Samuel F. Lcichter; Florida State Ensign Gertrude aVn Sickle,
lists I
of Naval Personnel
champion Drum MajorettesFranCIS -
officer has
I promotional reported
the courses by terms and "
required and Jackie Trevine.
Wynn I that with the campaign still In its
describes their content. Mayport Band in special skit "Mu ,
>" early stages more than 44 per
"Through the college training sic in Wartine'; and the grand
of the
cent personnel in the Communications
I < ,
r- 1
said Rear Admiral Ran .
program finale by the WAVES and Sailor department have made
dall Jacobs, chief of Naval personnel \ Chorus. I
Bond allotments as have 74
"enlisted men between 17 ... Lewis is M. ('.
n,. !: .. Chaplain enlisted men in the Yard d'part-
and 23 will have a chance to receive ; \. .,.- Those who failed to stay for the ment.
an excellent education and : 4t. I of second's
minutes April
are being
to prepare themselves for valuable -"., '". .. show, to hear the WAVE and Sailor conducted in Naval establishments
.1"1" ...... ." ..'
o.1" .
service to their country. ......, "< -"- "" .! ..... '.-" Chorus missed one of the high- I throughout the nation. Captain

According to the curricula cat Like any other canine, Buvckle, a huge guard dog at the Station, appear lights of the evening. Under the I Michael expressed his confidence

alogue, students given the college : to be perfectly harmless while shaking hands with his master supervision of Frank Marstellar that the Naval personnel l of this

training program will be expected and trainer, Bertrand Michaud, but one word or movement will transform this group is becoming more professional station will recognize the need for
to devote 52 to 58 hours per weekto him Into 154 pounds of hurtling djn&mite. In fact, despite this as the weeks go by. participating in this program to

classes, laboratory work and friendly and peaceful attitude taken by Blackle In this picture he came Those who did not attend last the extent of placing Jacksonvillehigh

preparation. Daily physical training I forth with several growls of disapproval as Michaud pushed him about week's smoker missed one of the on the nation's list of air i
periods; as well as weekly drill I somewhat while "posing" him for the photographer I tontlnurd .n pure two stations. .
be of the I ----
will -
practice also part --- ---- Plans have been arranged and

schedule.Study English and History i Would You Like 154 Ibs. of Concentrated Dynamite, I, officers are now may in force secure whereby the necessary men and

Under year the of plan two, based 16-week on terms a college ,, Long Ugly, White Teeth Reaching For Your Throat? I, blanks chairmen for application in their own throughgroup bar-

officer candidates will receive collt'o.tl..ed -
racks and offices These blank,
------- .... .--pass-----1we- If Not, You Had Better Stay Away From The Sentry when obtained, are to be filled in t
by applicant and returned, via the

More Navy Radio i Dogs Who Stand Guard At Vital Spots On StationBY group office chairman Typewritten, to the forms war bonds based

LT. (Jg) CALHOUX CULP I uous, you know, but we don't l let of them, both in this country and upon the data thus supplied, will

Broadcasts Set How would you like to have 154 i them get away with anything."The overseas, for guard duty. Some be signed by the applicant upon
pounds of concentrated dynamite, I devotion of the dogs for thousands have already been his appearance at the pay master'a

with snarling voice and long, ugly, their two masters is plainly shown trained, but many, many more I window the payday succeeding
Bands, Singers And Con white teeth lunging for your I however by the look in their eyes thousands! are wanted i application

Instrumentalists Will { throat? when their kennel pens are opened It's not any cinch to train the Ninety-two and four tenths per

cert "Not likely," did you say? I that is, all save one or two of dogs They're trained to grab cent of the civil service employees

Appear On Next Four I I That's true. You aren't going them, and Michaud explains that, I their foe and keep him, and they I and civilian workers have already

to run into any such animal unless They don't make up with anybody I do it in none too gentle a manner. invested 15,1% of the total monthly
I'"', Programs I you get to messing around vital ." Probably excellent dogs for The trainers wear a coat lined civilian payroll in war bonds,

Having inaugurated the firstS 'government property possibly the job they have to do, but they 'with heavy canvas, and padded thus malting this station first In
in where it I friends. with burlap, the right arm of savings of all naval air station
week of radio broadcasts with sticking your nose don't want any special
which is accorded additional pro- iomtlm4 .. ti.,..
success, the Air Station and Naval doesn't belong. Dogs Used In Last War .er
tection "for that is the one they -- ---- --
Air ;Technical Training Center now : But one of the dogs trained by j "
Dogs were used for numerous taught to for, Mi-
are go says
to another week of Bertrand Michaud and Parker Cole '
look forward
purposes in the first World War- chaud. I Second 'Howdy Party'Set
beginning with the at the Jacksonville Naval Air
good programs I to messages, locate wounded, It should seize an
carry they enemy
second presentation of "Navy Air-- Station does tip the scales at ex- i I at WAVES HallA
food and and maul him to the extent that
lugs," Friday at 2100 over Station actly 154 pounds, and he's more ; carry surgical supplies
it if the In the conflict they could get at his throat they
WJAX, than willing to use oc- water. present second
"Howdy Party" Is[
I I might well inflict instant or almost -
This will originate at casion should demand In fact, Uncle Sam to thousands
plans use
program the scheduled for Friday night in the
instant death. In fact,
the Naval Air Technical TrainingCenter' he's on guard duty at night at the I 1--------------- I trainers guard their faces with I WAVES recreation hall, new center .
auditorium.HighlightingFriday's station and woe betide any person I ,
new Information Exchange : of social recreation in the
of the 154
with ulterior motives who may 'I 'care, and the training
Naval Air Technical program run into him. : Started Air News I pound giant previously mentioned WAVES area "Howdy parties" are
will be the I By always creates a problem. I only one of many informal social
Center orchestra, directed U'i11 !
Training events enjoyed by WAVES and
This big fellow doesn't have to ;
Bandmaster Robert French: This giant, who towers several A service to Its )
by u special sailors in building 612 but they!
off the to by
ground get
leap you
Glennon, AMM3c, feet above the ground, is only one
stories by I readers I the throat All he has to do is may prove to be the most memorable
songs by Seaman Margaret Scluti- of several dogs that have been ,: beginning with this i Issue, will to newest WAVES aboard.
rear on his hind legs and put
ner of the WAVES, and violin trained here and are now em- '': conduct a general Information II his forepaws up on your shoulder I I I Jean Reps, S2c, is chairman ofa
solos by Private Yoryls Yakalls ployed on guard duty at the base. I exchange column. In It Mill be large hostess group that plans
Buddy Balbo and his air station Oddly enough off duty, he is one ; I found rentals, lont and found : The trainers are constantly on I unusual parties for the WAVES.
awing band will headline the Sat- of the most gentle animals in the : I itemand other Information I guard when working with this

urday broadcast from the Main group, but he's all business after I I which may be of help to the of i animal Last Friday over 50 WAVES

Station auditorium. eventide falls, and he knows that fl<'t'rand men on this station. : Some Uou't Train and sailors greeted the new T-

I In a program entitled "Swing he Is on the job. I I It you hate a oar or a radio I All dogs can't be traineJ. Mostof specialist WAVES to N,A.S. Jacksonville .

With the Navy," the popular orchestra is nothing new to for sale, or If JOU'VP lost or with jive, song and recreational .
Training dogs
them react quickly, and they
will take the air at 2000 found any article send that information -
over WMBR Cole and Michaud In fact, they'd i I In classified} ad formto learn all of the rules of the game games

.\ The Air Station Choir, with like to have more of the animals. the JAX AIR NEWS and It within a period of 10 months. So tomorrow night the rafter:
will be without should ring with the WAVES
Michaud will tell you that "we'rea published any
However willed canine
Frank Marsteller, SPlc, as direc- a strong
cost to you. For any further as the new seamen and hospital
little rough with them they songs
tor and organist, will be heard Information about this service, comes along once in a while that
Sunday on WPDQ at 1930. Several first get here. We let them know rail "df'lh'tl.n' 8M:. just won't do. Michaud tells of apprentices are welcomed by

('.nlln.*J .. p..* rlchl who I 1:4 master Nothing too !stren ---.--- ._. l...Ilnnel ns pate fle. WAVES and sailors.vY".T'aurr' .





Two" 1 rJAX AIR NEWS 'April 1 8, '1943

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High Army Navy N/VS Indoctrination School Graduates Officers Lieut. Maloney .

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Men Will Attend Is Transferred To

t ; I. r t'w: fiw

"E" Flag Program g ; L r 4V \tiw Fort LauderdaleVeteran t

I Admiral Moreell 1 Coming I II Naval Officer

From Washington To Present I Was In Yard DepartmentSince

Award to Three Firms 1 Oct. 1940; Joins

A.O.T.C. Staff
High Army and Navy officials

will attend the ceremonies here on Lieutenant O. J. Maloney, USN
April 17 when the Army-Navy "E I I (Bet.), has been detached from
production award is presented by the Yard Department at the Jack-
Hear Admiral Ben Moreell, chief I sonville Naval Air Station In order
of the Bureau of Yard and Docks to assume duties as officer-

to the three companies responsible ,' t in-charge of Naval Air Operation .
for the construction of the A>r al Training Command boat facilities -
Statlop and other auxiliary stations at Port Everglades Ft. Lauderdale
under the Naval Air Operational Fla.

Training Command. v Lieut. Maloney had been with
In impressive surroundings, at the Yard Department since Octo-

the band shell directly across from I .i ber 1040 originally serving as
the administration building, the I Yard Craft officer and later as
Duval Engineering and Contracting -officer-in-charge of docks and ferries .
Company, the George D. A itchier I from May 1942 until his detachment -

. Company both of Jacksonville, .... 4e. a I II ,
and the Bat on-Cook Company, of _":gSLj_- -_-_- .
West Point Ga., will be honored Twenty-four State and tho District of Columbiaare I sen. San Diego Calif.; Lieut. (Jg) Richard I' Glan- --

l,y the armed forces for the part represented by the 42 officers who were' grad vlllr, Kansas City, Kan. I Ir
they are playing in the war effort uated from the Naval Air Operational Training I r Third row'-Lieut. Edgar E. Beaty, Okolona Miss.! ; : Personnel Defeats
All employees of these companies Command Indoctrination School at Jacksonville Na Lieut (Jg) F. E. Bowman Vermllllon, S. 1): );nll.1!
will also receive Army-Navy "E"' \'alIr Station Saturday morning Oliver 'Aownvend, Bron\\llle.: N, \.t{ Lieut. ('

lapel pins.In Pictured above are, left to right front: Lieut C. r. Koonce, Jr., Raleigh N C.; Lieut. Roy S. Hitchcock I VPB-2 In BowlingThe
addition to Admiral Moreell 1... Ogden, Indoctrination School co-ortllnator and Pasadena Calif.; Lieut. Stewart V. .Shelley ,
who will come to Jacksonville from iJeut. (Jg;) J. 31. Rogers Hollywood Calif., student nchot Chicago III.; Lieut (Ur) William F. 1 well balanced Personnel office
Washington to make the presenta platoon leader. First row-Lieut. jf) Allen McKee Marblehead. Mo.....; Lieut (jg) Thomas I'. Anthony, bowling team winners of the
lion, Colonel D. W Griffiths, U. S kkirul Jr., Louisville, Ky.; Lieut, (jg) Robert Neale, Hannibal Mo.; Lieut, (jg) WiU'am: L. :/Immer HI, first half of the enlisted men's
Army district engineer who u :Madison, \VIs.; Lieut. (jg) Horace S. Urown Jr., Uirhmonda..; Lleut !Merr.tt: 1:' Benson, Seattle bowling league and current pace

stationed. in Jacksonville- Captain 'omfret, C nn.i; Lieut (jg) James M.\ Samuell New Wash. makers In the second half, defeat
Reuben W. Shrum senior chaplain Concord Ohio; Ensign John W. heeler.. New York Back row-Ens. J. Pcrmar Richard, Jr., "')'JUleI I Squadron VPB-2, champions of
and Federal Judge Louie W, City; Lieut. John R. Johnson Hollvwood' Calif.; wood, Pa.; Lieut. (Jg) Ernst A. Dauer Washington, 'I the officer's league in a challenge
Strum, of the southern district of Lieut (Ur) Wllllanl D. Powell' Blueflehl, W. Va.; ..I U. C.; Lieut. (Jg) James' L. Hostcrman, Spartanburg, I match recently on the main sta-
Florida, will be on the program, Lieut. Thomas A. Rogers, MilwaukeeVU..; ..leut. S. C.; Lieut (jg) John M. Mc>att, Jackspnvllle, l I tion alleys.
The Commandant's Band under the Jamey L. Campbell, New Orleans. La; Lieut. (Jg) Fla.; :Ens. Arthur A. Coffin, Jr., Evanston, 111.; I Competition was hot with Per-
direction of Bandmaster U C Hugh C. McLaurln, Sumtfr, S. C. I Lieut (jg) Robert J. Cnlllton, Seattle, Wash.; Lieut. sonnel taking the first game 902
Painter will provide the musical'] Second row Lieut. (Jg; ) Miner C. Andrews : Fred 11. Moore, Atlanta Ga.. ; Lieut (jg) Roy I. i ii to 748 and VPB-2 taking the second
lckground Roanoke, Va.; Lieut \\llllam T. Coleman Nashua i Lllljwhite, Salt lAke City, Utah; .;nlll. E4 hard M.; 966 to 867. In the third and

Major Alexander Brest, secre- X. II.j; );ns. James S. MacVlckar X..w'ork City; I Hamilton, Chapel Hill S. C.; Lieut. (jg) A. GarnettSmllher final game of the beat out of
tleasurer of the Duval Engineering Lieut (J ) Frank N. Graham St. I'aul. Minn.; Lieut. rolled
lary- I ( Jr., Charlotte, N. C. Absent are Lieut I three match Personnel a
and Contracting Co John C. Murphy Laramie.V.o..; Ens. Victor I'. 958 to better VPB-2's 807.
and a member of the original op. I Kavser, Hlnsdale, III.; Lieut. (Jg; ) Robert l:. Stephens (jg) John C. Shaw Jr., Lo Angeles: Calif., and' strong Davidson! Rolls High Game

crating committee, will contractorsfrom receivethe I Sacramento, Calif.; Lieut. (Jg) Herold "'. Lar- ___ .I..u-!: ._George__'."-. Clay, Jr., of New Orleans, l.a.Deadline Lieut (jg) Davidson tolled the
"E" flag for the I high individual game of the match
Admiral Moreell. Col.! Grif- with 238, which was also high
Smoker Tonight Brings a
Whe, on behalf of the Army, will April 15 For Y-12 for the officer's bowling season.

present the lapel pins to the employees New Talent And Laughs Paul Moore, who subbed for Sonny
of the companies honored I hada
I Berke on the Personnel squad,
Rear Washington Admiral Moreell's will include party Training Applications Here l'uxlixeed: 'rom pear .rr three game: total of 583 for
from -
honors In that department.
best shows to uatv. Chaplain
K. L. Marshall, director of
Capt. ('0..11..I fr.M prar nee --- -- ------ Lewis, who substituted with but a RESULTS OF THE MATCH
finance and operations, Bureau of actual clan and laboratory hours, VPIl-X 1st" 2nd 3rd Tcial)
Yards and Docks; Lieut. R. M lege: training according to the following including six hours for physical few minutes notice, for Billy Lieut.I \Pol In' .... 115 ... .. U'iLieut
assistant to Read, did an excellent piece of lUhal .. ... lU.., 14Coindr.
schedule aviation candidates
Hudson: Jr., special : training will be 29 per week. work Moore ........ JU 174 J04 MO
Admiral Moreell, and C. L. Bush, two terms; deck candidates Upon successful completion of l.Ieut lieLaney .a :207: 146 ',05
who is in charge of award arrange. (including general duty, specialistsand the first two terms candidates For" several weeks Lieut. Lewis lt. OK) Magaalnu 144 ...... 165 Z'J
and has lead the "Smokers" and has I.;. curl<<< > Pavld.on. 113 258; 1n :;jO1.I.ut.
I communications officers),
ments. selected for air service will become been the behind the scenes Illnohart. ... ...... 181 163 334
The first two public works officers i Supply Corps candidates, four aviation cadets and enter upon the power 1JKIIMXNNKI.; 1ft 2nd Jrd Total'
of the Jacksonville Naval Air I terms; engineer (general), candi. I II special Naval Aviation training bringing talent and entertainment lAitzelmunHor .._ ....... 10 1&1 203 67
to each Thursday's performance. .. .. 140 136 172 447
II. Cotter and I I
Station. Capt C. dates, six terms; engineer specialists : program This training takes an It Is with great regret that the Itutu---------------- ':: : ::::::: -. DO 17* UO 348
Commander R. H. Meade, and civil engineers and Construction additional year to year and a half. Mooi .. .. ..... I"M 171! zoo 'I t
Capt. C. T. Mathews, superintend Corps candidates eight terms. During the second college year, personnel were informed of his Paul .. .. ,1118 1(4 2111 Ml!
for Area Four in II to be all near future transfer to other duty TKAM l TOTALS
ing civil engineer The basic terms given training for the various classifications Smokers Are Success VlMI-2 ... .... ... .. 74* tU! 87 .519
New Orleans have been invited to candidates, except future doctors of officers becomes much t p.r"t>nnpl. 892 M7 HI :2727Cliow :!
will be back with
attend. I and dentists, will include the following more specialized Billy Read --- -- '3-_---'-
Rear Admiral A. B. Cook, chiefof : mathematical analysis Specialized Courses new gags, Jokes, and possibly a
NAOTC and Captain S. J. I of dance or two to round off ton'ght'jishow !' .
the English historical background
Deck officers, the largest single I / I Ills -
Mkhaol, commandant, will repreKnt : the present World War physics : category to be processed throughthe
the third ,. ,
their respective commands at engineering drawing and description will be instruction At .nIO. weeK ago
colleges, given -
the ceremony. : geometry. Naval organization and and nautical the audience laughed until their II .
in navigation astronomy Spof
I at tho recitation of
Lieut. Comdr. E. II Them en, physical training. Pre-medical and sides hurt
I chemistry, elementary "
4dffeer-in-charge of construction pre-dental corps candidates will be .I heat power elementary electrical the "Sou Song, by G. F. Ceratto,

,.ud station public works officer. is given chemistry and modem for- engineering, calculus and analytical SC3c. A Negro quartette sang Plenty of healthful outdoor exercise -
in charge of arrangements for the eign languages Instead of the his. mechanics, naval history and several modern spirituals to the rigorous drill and continued
all The
.voo t. tory, English and engineering: list- elementary strategy, general phy- delight present. young study apparently serves to whet
from Jacksonville who
_._ lady was so
-- ---'-- ed above. English and history chology and physical training. the appetites of student officers
accordian "wowed"the
however, will be given the can- Supply officers will start the study expert on under AOTC at the JacksonvilleNaval
house and returned several I
Campaign Begins To didates during the second year of I of economics statistics money and times at the of "MORE" from Air Station according to
their courses. banking, foodstuffs and textiles, cry Lieutenant (jgI j ) J. J. Duke, whois
the audience.
Enrol Buyers Of Bonds The English: and history courses and engineering candidates in va- in charge of student officers'
I Boxers, songstress Mary Sullivan
have been adapted to the needsof ness, on the station as well as
rious fields will add kinematics,
.. .
r the wartime education.The surveying and chemistry Lee and Cecil Fields
throughout country. I hydraulics, sang "Praise the Lord and Pars '
English course is designed Although there is no basis for
Men may allot from $6.26 to $75 to their schedules.At the Ammunition" Jim Smith, '
per month through this new plan. I "to teach the student to say and ,' the end of the second college Sea2e. find the WAVESailorchorus comparison: other than the comments
Officers are requested to allot at write what he means concisely and officers will be made all in the most of those who have been
least $18.73 though( this la not with a purpose, and to read and Midshipmen and sent to a U S. entertaining performed at! 'I('. stationed at other bases, It is apparent
compulsory. listen with precise understandingand Naval Reserve Midshipmen'sSchool that the "chow" here is up
Tonight's gathering of talentpiomlses
ecretary Knox. in announcingthe discrimination. The course for specialized Naval train- to if pot superior to thnt consumed
program, asked that everyman will Include problems in oral and ing, upon successful completion of than even fcefoic. "Come entertainment olse where. .
cooperate in this April cam- written communication, including which they will be commissioned And Uncle Sam isn't making
paign. He stated that, Navy letter forms and reports; Ensigns. Similarly, student supply come all, bring a WAVE" your. anything in the deal. Student officers
date or Just yourself, says Chaplain
"It. IN not compulsory nor III 1 1It reading of contemporary American and communications officers will Lewis who are fed for approximately
writings and practice in the reporting promises more $1 day, and an investigationof i
be to per
asked as u patriotic duty; kent as Midshipmen specialist laughs, more fun, more surprises
of observed!! events. the books Duke -
by Lieut. revealed
but faelliUe for purchasing war schools In those fields before tonight.
bonds" by allotment are offered Provide UnderstandingThe being commissioned.The that it costs close to that !
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At a Miuml Investment and the purposes of the history other categories of officer. fiRuie to feed the several hundred

best iwfeUblo method of having course are listed as follows: "to candidates engineers, doctors, Cupid Scores First nttn under his care. !
for the iwrloj of readjustment provide an understanding of ((1) and dentists --will continue under Naturally considerable difficulty
Immediately after the war." the complexity of our present-day the college program until they Hit On WAVE, Sailor is being experienced In getting a
Fuither information may be ob- civilization and of the inter. have completed the prescribe efficient quantity of meats, particularly

tatacxl from division officers or relationships of various aspects of courses. The tir.\VA\K and Rlue- beef but an average
from the War Bonds Office on the society such aa agricultural, industrial At that time, they will be sent jacket romance was recorded on uotn< of half a pound per person i
:Main Station. political; (2)) the way in on to the accredited institutions I the Station thU! week whenKvoljn !nt each leaves little to be desiredn

--'-": which the nation developed and the giving courses! in their fields until ROMI Levy 2:, tile and > that score.
factors that contributed to its development their specialized! training U com- John Howard i'ilaml. 23: Sir, It's not any easy problem to
YARD EGLEUS UII'JO\ ; (3)) the extent to whichwe plete. These men will be in the were married Tuesday" at the satisfy the appetites of several
have our origin in foreign soil, status of apprentice seamen while I court lioine In Jacksonville hundred men hailing from different
Yard Department keglers served and ((4) the more Immediate back- attending these institutions but the I Seaman IA'%Y. who comes, from sections fo the country _some
notice March 31, that they will ground of the present war," Con- medical and dental students will St Louis, Mo., and Seaman Pi- uf whom like the} New England
have to be reckoned with when sideration of methods of planningfor be uniformed as Iteserve Midshipmen. land', of Toledo, Ohio, met at :-tyle, of preparing foods others
bowling honors are handed out at a post-war world will be the the first SI :P'H Dance held on the deep south method.
the Jacksonville Naval Air Station. final stage in the course. Officer candidates for the U. S. the Station on Manh 20. However after a few days here

They swept all three matches in Five hours a week will be de- Marine Corps and U. S, CoastGuard .- -- "*:yi- -- -- student officers who probably
their, contest with Barracks "G". voted to the history and English will receive the same basic haven't consumed a real breakfast
racked the hours will be training as Naval Reserve SCHULTV5 CHOOSES AVIATION .
"Pop" Kucera up classes. Twelve spent college in years are "stowing away" two
highest score for the three gameset in classrooms and laboratories for Officers and will be transferredto Johnny Schultz, Ylc in the Yard eggs face up. all the toast they
a 532, white Maynard "Fat.toy" tho study ol physic and engineering training centers of their respective Office, has been selected: : for aviation can get, plenty of that precious
Lind garnered the high individual drawing, and five hours will services alter completion of pilot training, and will leave butter and three or four large
mark for a single\ game be devoted to mathematical the prescribed college work in the for pre-fliftht school tho latter &lives of breakfast bacon and

with 190. analysis. The total number of various classifications. part of M4y then they sometime ask for more.page .

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First Frenchman To Fly Across Atlantic Interviews Reveal She'll. Sing Here Monday

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I i Is Stationed At Naval Air Station Station PersonnelLike .a

Liout. Rene LeFevre Took Jax Air News

Off From Maine With Two '....:

I :,, 1. Roving Reporter .Finds
Other Companions; Land ,,< #

... od In Spain \. That Wide Coverage And I I

Articles To Officers
The first Frenchman to fly '. 1
across the Atlantic, Lieut. Rene I >t Men I

is In the French f
The first issue of the JAX AIR
Detachment here. '
NEWS published last week was ,
t1' Formerly technical manager of .f enthusiastically received by both !I

French Colonial Airlines, Lieut.. officers and men as meeting a definite 'I
I' LeFevre left France to Join General need on the station, according: 'I j
Charles DcGaulle and the '
I to commentry gathered by a roving
I Fighting:: French when American : reporter who interviewed va
Doughboys invaded North Africa : rious personnel at random

LeFevre's hop across the At I' '
Untie in 1929 was not sanctioned YLteut. Ensign W. B. Nichols, of the' w
... by the French government who (I fPypn Main Station personnel office, declared

thought It inconceivable that a I "It is good for this reason I
single engine Bernard plane could I experienced men are writingand

S survive such a hazardous trip, But editing: it and because it covers
Lieut. LeFevre and his two com ;'' the whole station." I

paniona, Jean Assonant and Ar- "For the first issue, it was excellent '
mand Lotti, decided to attempt it ," Lieut. Comdr. George M. I

at their own rl Sidenberg, personnel officer of the : .
Naval Air Technical Training Center '

said. I II
.. They tou. o"t nom Old Orchard,, --- I A Good Move i
Maine, on the morning of June 13,, The non-commercial feature of

1929, and a day later landed in : The LadderAdvancements ; the JAX AIR NEWS particularly
Comlllas, Spain, the first Frenchmen Up appealed to Lieut Comdr. P C.

In history to fly across the I Poyntz, assistant to the Executive :
Atlantic With them was a stowaway : In Rafings i iI Officer at the NATTC. I I

an American clerk named' "It Is a particularly good move

Schrelber who almost brought disaster I At NAS, Jacksonville I in not having commercial advertising -I .

to the adventurous airmen i i ________ __----.J ," Comdr Poyntz said "The I .,
His extra weight on the tall end I :
entire paper was very interestingand (1 ;; ,
of the "Yellow Bird" made it difficult I Following i I. a partial list of I am looking forward to future -I >h
to take off and a crash witha Jacksonville Naval Air Station en issues." ,

Jetty was barely avoided |I listed men advanced In rating, as: Declaring that the JAX AIR .

With their successful flight over' indicated, effective March 1. (Ad NEWS "hit the nail on the ._... .. .. .
really ,.j I.. ..t.. :.. ..... ... .. h' >'1> oj
the Atlantic LeFevre and his com ditional names will be published head," Lieut. Alfred K. Mills, division -
rades became the toast of Pat is. next week) : officer of the NATTC 14th Betty Bradley

The French government, which To AMMIc( -Mattnon M Abrams Regiment, saw it as "an improvement -
had opposed the flight, now ap Robert 1. AKei, OrUUe I... Andes
what we've had In the
over I
pointed Lieut. LiFevre to make lon, Venn. Lovlo II. Aimntione I' U.ktr,, Iltnhold.T. John S.Atkinson. past. It fits the need of the men." Bob Chester's Spotlight Band Will
research flights, following his tour Itenlsch. John Ula tcyk. John J.
II Charles Uoone. Paul 1V.oiei > j Proud of Paper
of European countries as a goodwill Hodnnitf.
ambassador. ; Jlto n. nrlsxl. Joseph (1: From Frank L. Dall, Y2c, came NATTC Auditorium
At Monday
llrock. Charted 1'. llrodb s.k. Jam* Play
the tribute "The JAX AIR NEWS
Airlines to and (inside Madagascar -, A. C14well .
important French colonial Allen J-;. ('it tilt E'''-, John <:OtnlooU is something we can all be proudof. i hid
possession now under the protec John U. Tonne Samuel W. Cook It gives all the news of in- "The Victory Parade of Spotlight unknown and then organized
tion of the United Nations, were Harmon N I'ornellu*. Jack )I:. terest- to personnel of the station. I Bands" will send the Bob I own band.
Cosby, Krne U (l'rowley, Ernest II.CuUei. First bow aj a batoneer was
Chester orchestra featuring Betty.
\ charted at a great ilsk: by Lieut. ', James i:, narlln, Warren My congratulations to the editors I
LeFevre Upon their completion (I. Davis William T. Dee NicholasHerov. and staff of the paper." I Bradley, lovely vocalist, to the made by Chester at the Detroit
Jlonald V. Duncan, Henjamln NATTC auditorium on Monday to Athletic Club in 1935. Booked
he was made technical manager William J. Brus SK2c was emphatic -
'1'. Durding, Jr. James J. Hl.ton.flrover give a national salute to the officers originally for an engagement to
Air Lines.
of the French Colonial I tl nftftcer: Robert A, In his approval of the new and men, it has been announced -, last only a few weeks, he stayedon
In 1939 when another World War Vaardn. i
Pees. Thomas U Vrye, Richard station publication."I
I Cag-ne.: Warren by Frank E. Snell, Jr.. of The for eight months. Since then
Imminent cent to Joseph
seemed he was :
n. tieoffilon. Han Rome, Italy, as a military attacheand I tI.en.! Daniel J. iSrlRgn.: Jr. Ama set-up and style and the articles some of the beat hotel 1 and dance
returned to unoccupied Francein dee J. If""tPl, LeRoy K.: Hartllne. carried. I am looking forward to I II spots around the country.In i
the diplomatic exchange of prisoners Eugene Helnbaugh. Robert A. Hills, seeing It each week." I During the show there will be a I addition to brilliant
'I Jack f:. Homer I Ii being a
the armistice of
following Hubbard.Kobert PIt 25 minute coast-to-coast broadcast leader Bob is famous for his shot -
I' Veil F. Howe Troy U A WAVE Yeoman, Marcella ,
1940. 1C Hunslcker.. David: ii. Instor tra spoke briefly but enthusiastically i over 142 stations of the Blue net- manship, staging his offering' a
I Jackson J. Verne t N A 0 T C,
Ormond U. : work, spotlighting
flair that matches that of
"It enjoyed a any
drny 1)eoraliomt I John Iiob >rt l'( Johnson LnVerne I was good. NATTC and the Station.
H. Jon.... ChArl"l l'"pf'r, Jr.. (Claud I it." she declared."I I I baton wielder in the business.
For his outstanding! service to Kay lor. Waiter J. Kelly Henry at the A& Rand Deserting a promising career in "The Victory Parade of :fapot-:
I I" KlnslowFranchs '. got a copy
Jr. LucUn A.
his country, Lieut. LeFevre has pler of finance Bob Chester light Bands" is heard six n16011.3a
the world ,
I A. Kochu, Roger! T. Knit brought it to the barracks. It Is
received the following decorauonaj: Joseph Peter Ku.lel. William J. the only paper I have read cover I started out with a saxaphone to week from Naval Army Marine,
Offtcier de Is Legion d'Honneur/; I Teach, Uordon C Lee, Jr. William to cover In a long time," Joe make his mark as a musician. Af- Coast Guard and Merchant Marino
Grand off icier de I'Etolle d'An- P. Leonard, Jr., David U Lo*. Don. Kozlowski AMM3c, revealed. ter playing with several name Bases, and from war productionareas.
youan Madagascar), Grand off I-Icier ald I..T.Kusher.Malglerl.Julius Sidney I. X.Kusher.Mario Mar bands, including Ben Pollack and The series, now In Its UOch
rto 1'Etoile Noire Due Benin I rail Edward, )(<-Cabf'. Da-Id S From Cover to Cover Ben Bernie Bob looked arouflttfor week has traveled more than LM5,"
<(< French Africa), Commandeur de McCarthy. Date A. Me'ullouqhItobert : Arneldo Toni SI3c, said, "The musicians who were skilled but 000 "spotlight" miles.
Dragon d'Annucun (Indo-China), K.: MrUee. James W. ale(111: JAX AIR NEWS talks about pea .. --- ----- -
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P. 3t,'Uoaan. illlford V. JlcKlttrlck. -
Medallle Colonlale (French Africa Joseph Ottts H. Md.a1lhorn Jr, ple I know. That's why I like It. I
), Medallle de Syrie (French), William J. Mercer Carl U. Moore It's interesting." I Are
Cross Contributions
Of/icier de 1'Ouissam Alaouite Andrew Moran Francis J. Mo- A yeoman first class, in the Y-6 Red

(Morocco), Commandeur de Nl- f.rano.iorton.Jr. John Jr.. W.Edmund Morsan.U William Nichols, division who didn't want his name I

chan Iftikar, and Officier du Arnold C. Olson, Claude J. thesis printed, noted: "I think it's O. K.
chan Ifttkar, and Officier due Michael Pathornskl, William i'eral- -a great paper and a great improvement Twice As High As 1942 TotalOver
It .
Phelni Kobert
'Phoenix Grec" (Greek). Pierce no. Stanley James n.)'I. Plilen.l over the others. It's the

With his other Fighting French i William M. Plttman Samuel only paper 1'read from cover- .
] comrades! Lieut. LeFevre hopes : Plaohko. Wayne N. Porter Jerry C to-cover since entering the Navy" I $6000 Donated By ;
the day of France's delivery is not I Premuto. Merle J, Putnam, Jr., the Red Cross, said, MThe per
far off. In the meantime he is. Lloyd Thomas! A.B flicker tjulllen' : ifarold August Rlnitdahl..THine M. nice,. great Martin paper Cahill for,the S2c first calls issue.It, "A It i: Naval Personnel And Civilians capita contribution from thaw.:

preparing to go into battle to, H. llobemon. Jr., James H R. command: appear to be considerably
covered the station well. I NATTC A. &
hasten the day of liberation for Robert. Sr, Theodore <"I.! Uuopn, ; higher than was expected -
his native* land. John 1* Maunder. Jr,. Thomas K: Another Seaman, Lorna Sim- LeadersThe In view of the average of
Scales!, 3rd. mons, saw the first i Issue of the other local military t1ttabl I.
'- Hale n, Stem, notxrt D. Sell, JAX AIR NEWS as a "grand start : Red Cross ments in view of the
t :;e' Robert H. Shelfmit Jl.-wltt A. Hi- I local chapter announced especially
Youth Ljjj-r; $ NeededWives mann Vltold C Hknrinka. Keith i':. in the direction of putting" out a this week that they had wish expressed by lied ('roi
Smith. Uustnve It Sederstrom. Ifur- first rate newspaper I received more than $6000 in con- that the appeal be limited tit
ton P feteffen, gene! V. Stevens.. ___ I "
A--- tributions from officers enlistedmen officer personnel.
of officers and enlistedmen John M Stole. Ueoige. f". Sweet,. ,
d i who have been teachers, camp Arthur R. Taylor. Ji WllUam E and civilian personnel, aboard :Mr. Morgan added his appreciation
counsellors, leaders of boys' andgirls' TeahanWallacei. Ruling Lets WAVES the air station for its War Fund of the efforts by Captain R.
clubs (Girl Scouts, Boy Thompson, Robert T.Toetpe drive VV. Shrunx. and his liason officer! ,
Marion t:i. Tree, Vodraw
Scouts, Campfire GUIs, Girl Reserves Trotter Franklin 13.: Vbeitl. Charles Marry Navy Men This figure is twice that of the Chaplain E. J Clements, and ail
t Four H Clubs), are requested 11 I, Vickers, Archie J, Walsh. Leroy 1942 total, and as yet does not who participated in the drive. Further ,
I. to get In touch with Miss Char- C. Wainer..J.Vl'81'Wilfred. Robert J. Watson U. Wilson, Andrew Women Reservists! In the Navy, Include the receipts from the War thanks were extended to ttto

lie May Carter, director of the Sward I J, WoJtowl 1 Alvin C. Marine Corp aDd Coast Guard Fund boxing bouts to be held in enlisted personnel who made gen
U.S.O. Club operated by the Y.W. Wood. are now permitted to marry men Jacksonville on April 16. erous voluntary contributions.
C.A. at 311 W. Duval. at their To AMIr'-J'ohn AV. liuresh. neorReW. In their own branches of the The Naval Air Technical Train- More It' Coining
convenience. LoKKana, ltob.-rt D. Mane,, service. All weddings, however, Center led the with con "
earliest They may James W. I'ethel. Hilly M. bheKon.Alfred ing way "We trust, concluded Mr..Morgan
I telephone 5-7837 between 9:00: a. m. J. Simpson, lurtiest! H. Smith whether tG military personnel or tributions totaling more than "our future efforts hero mty
and (G:00: p. m. After 6:00: p. m. Itaymond (!. bpllnter. Jr. civilian, must await the com $2300. A & R ran second, givingin justify so moving a demonsttati
the number Is 5-0033.::> To AM2c-tewls K. Adrian. Leon-, pletion o( the Women Reervlt> I excess of $1400. Other units of their support."
i std H. Archarabault Raymond I* Indoctrination and training followed close behind. It is be-
BoraU, Jr, H. cissna. Wilfred l R.: trt; I>on- courses lieved that the Fighting French over 1800 officers, enlisted m 'r ci
Ode To A Sailor aid U. Trim. Simon A. Davis. Mar- The new regulation Mipersede sailors made the highest per capita and civilians contributed to tuo
shall R. Dn, Vincent R. Deboer!
Paul 1'!L DUhinnn! Paul n, r.sse. 'I the former ruling that Women subscriptions totaling $UO for the drive through subscriptions. :Ma i/
"Of course III wait John M Kwald, Adam F Filler, Reservists mutt! resign upon unit. more added to the. total Uuoi'vi;

It won't be lon<:- son Donald Richard P. Cireenwnod O. Klnney., John O. Jack marrying men In their own Higher Than Average the coins and bilU dropped into tug:

Perhaps a year or two. Michael J. Koralyk. Charles RLlnnKey branch of the ktrtlcv.I white boxes, marked with a I1'
Our love is sweet herald I Lovejov, The marriage regulation still Since there U A much larger Cross, that were scattered ab ui
. And much.too strongTo meter jWalnar. ,db'er L. 1 /re": stipulate, however, that womenalready number .of enlisted men Aboardthe the station
Sb vanish with the dew. (lllbert W. Pitt, Donald t,. Potter
Harry M. Iladvransky Charles !". married to Navy, Marine station than' there are officersit When the final results arc ui,
Simuelson, Joseph Secan Conard Coj-pa and Coat Guard personnel was expected that the bluejack after the April IS baring bout,
I'll wart for you II. Shlpe Harry 1C lolrr. Ward t:. may not enter the Mme ell would contribute the moat. staged by NATTCenter anJ Main
And vmto to you Tail. Rnel II. Tyer. Kdmond I* husbands Station boxers it is behaved:
Walter Knnls J. White. service aa/htir However, the enlisted personnel's that
To say I'm still the same. -\flt- contributions totaled one third the 1943 War Fund campaign by

I'PTrite! real soon: Navy doctors must; I* graduates The Imposing lobby ot the new more than that given by officers. the Red Cross at the Jacksonville
111! \ : .e ral soon.: Ia review of the Naval Air Station:: will be
of accredited medical schools before Navy Medical Center Bethesda, a csunpalgB, among
Where ;.3 your camp Charles L Field DI.. the leaders :'i contributions in thenatior'a
dear," 114' it nattaell JJ being commissioned in the Md.{ U lined with Vermont marble I Morgan.
And your
CHARLES SAXON service. trimmed with white bronw. rector 1M' the local chapter of m': vary org'Uizatlon.tw .

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Editorial Offices 0 IISSA ODE x r i l& 11NetDS

Public Relations Office, Room 221
andViews fromStaOOl\
Administration Annex, Bldg 954
Telephone Extension 8542 .
The Jtin: \i\tS U publUked weekly at the V. !I.I .
!N....I tlr Million. Jnrkcon vide. Florida br the -
1'ubllr Relations Office .( no rxpra to the .o rr.- '
nteut. (tople are distributed free of chant to
nlUted and other \aoI, personnel at the >..Y.I1.| By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC), USN
"Mutton, the auxiliary air Marlon at Lee and ('.,,11
FI.hh. and the Nataltr t.nnnrr Kehool. Il ,trlbu- The arrival of mall in any military establishmentis
tloa U aU made to the Headquarter .f them.I l lAir a moment of note. All service men agree that
Operational' Training Command. and the aal good letters from home and friends can contribute
Air Technical trainingCenter. -jS' very materially to a high state of morale. We all d
Hear .Admiral! .\. 11. look I'!*N. ) like to receive news from home when it is good
('hlt.r.r ..u.1I.. Operational Training
Captain !M. J. Michael, i'SY!' Over the years, it has come to the Chaplain's
l'ommandant.Jaek.onllile : attention that letters from home can be very disconcerting -
Natnl Air *tallonCommander "
.., x>r even discouraging. For some reasonor
I Kdnard J>:. llolerek, 'SS, \ other, our families seem to .
ommandlnK Officer, think that their sons, husbands

Nasal U. luneers school ] or brothers, in the service,1

r 1I..u."nI. H. II. UUiclnK. IH.'S\n, ;, : : ; : .,-,.. should carry all the problems 1"
omniandlnRT. Officer, ) connected with the folks back .
:\.1.\1. lerhnlrnl Training CenterCommander .,? home. Consequently they are ,
Charlen (.. hone, =..:f; ? ,'.. .' .: prone to write a tremendous ,'III.. I

C 1-1'l.l'SYII lot of hard luck. Grandfather :
("<>iiiiiiftn : >n,nl \lr Matlon Lee Field J'Jt"-.'* ." .. J
Uncle George fell out of the ,
Commander? Thomaa I). Foalh\sorth, .\-(1), l'I Itl'"mmanding ,f':: i,a. apple tree and broke his l leg, 10
fleer. 'Ils' the children' all have the croupe, ,!'
..luxlliaryavnl I Air Station, terll Field _
_.. _... .. .. ._, _. .. and so it goes. They may even,
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t'lS write of financial difficultiesand
April Is The Month --=-- "." ,of y. .. all the ramifications of the
CAP SHRUM scarcity of money
April is the month for War Bonds. It is -* There have come to my office, aboard ship .and

the month that has been set aside for all e STeR-aUNN..v in Naval establishments ashore, a long line of men,

Naval personnel to make definite arrange- HELL. distressed to a great degree by letters from .home..
/ M They even have come shedding tears and holding
} ments for the regular purchase of War -r.rw Rr-rJ'N, .
in their hands, letters containing problems bark a
Bonds. This can be done by the already home over which they have no control and about

familiar allotment plan. Like To Get Ahead? WellDon't which they can do nothing.
Now what is the answer: Tell the folks back
While the of $25 $50or
outright purchase home; "For pity's sake write cheerful letters!"

$100 is not being discouraged-the advantage Let Reynard Fox YouBy It Is true that we wish to be helpful to our famili,

of alloting a certain portion of your and where there is need for financial help, our great ;,

pay for War Bonds is being stressed. It is I Government has made it possible for us to register
an allotment to which they will add materially.
less painful and more consistent. Re>nard the Fox had nothingon Thus, the folks back homo Thrive material assistance. .
which has beenin At first glance he reminds you Lieutenant Commander Mc- .
civilian ,
Similar to the plan I
of Will Rogers, albeit a large
Dowell and besides, he couldn'tsmile None of us like to think that we lack filial
for time the piety.
the station
effect on some edition of humorous Will
half as disarmingly
In other words love the
we home folks and wishto
found to be the The feature about it
allotment method has been strange ..
give them all kinds of support. But, we fear "'
most satisfactory: for all parties concerned. is that once you talk to him they forget' that we are far from home and loved ,
realize that the ;
in the you soon resemblance ones. They do have one another. Often times I '
Although there is nothing compulsory farther than fa- r, I In.
goes I the service, though surrounded by hundreds of men,
War Bond .drive this month, it is expectedthat cial characteristics. be 'I
we can lonesome
very The arrival of a letter
every officer and man will voluntarilysubscribenot He is as incapable ol talkingto containing a l lot of hard luck does not help a bit. ;:Ii

only for his country but for a person without working his Let us have more letters from nome which contain ,:, :

himself as well. questions so as to make a phsy- cheerful news. if there is none of this, may our' "
cological analysis of the man- families and friends
develop of
a cheerful
There is nothing complicated about allot- touched with humor, as a cat is philosophy train ,

ting at least 10 per cent of your pay toward of overlooking an unconsciousmouse The Bluejacket and Marine realizes that the folks .

the purchase of War Bonds. The group that unwaringly passesits back home are proud of him. He ISjust where they "

chairman in your division has already been way. : want him to-be if they possess the same kind of .
If a man is smart, when he patriotism which induced his enlistment. It this is :,;.
appointed and you may secure :your appli- sees that shock of gray hair true they should do or say nothing to upset tho
cation blanks from him A minimum of $6.25 and quizzical smile he'll be on balance of good morale. 'Nt

for enlisted men and $18.75 for officers has his guard.:, I Tell the folks back home to write cheerful letters! / J;,

been set as the monthly quota for Naval Typical example of the man's' .

personnel. It is hoped that many will go perspicacity happened when a I .. ., f
yeoman innocently walked into '? : .t.: .. ..
mentioned. j- "'
far above the minimums his lair (the Educational Office I 'C C"- W'P5D ,

Once you have filled out the blank authorizing and asked the location of a certain :

the disbursing office to take a certain collie. okindcLamp.i
The former professor obligingly -
portIOn of your pay every pay day for War
works automatically. Beginning located the school for him in '-. ...'-. _. _.
Bonds the plan obscure town in IndIana. .... .
some .-". ... "''',' fS
July 1, the money will be deductedand The yeoman said he 'would checkit ...... ., -::::- -- ,/ ..rif i
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you will be on your way .toward owning on the map. Ueut Comdr. ( R. McDowell : _. .?, '-. : ..
When you locate it, come in -
War Bond.
a and tell me where it is, I'm interested i
This newspaper feels that it is the DUTYof in knowing," he said. Divine Services By Steve Knlagian, Y2c '

every American to invest in War Bonds. Right then and there, a warning Sunday April 11 Here, have a light from my cigarette and l I.t's get
NEEDS money now gong should have rung in on with some stories which happened during tho'
The government your .
the joeman's head. Look out, (Station Chapels, corner of Birmingham past week on thb station
and it is paying you a good rate of interestfor boy, he's going to slap a test Ave., and Mustin Road.)
its use. Remember that for an $18.75 at you. But that disarming smile All Saints ChapelProtestant "

bond you get $25 ten years later, for a $37.50 of his couldn't be contemplating ( ) Yeoman William Gustafson, who holds down a
trickery. No typewriter and a desk in the Personnel Office( got
bond get $50. Chaplains hrum, Patterson, PerRes -
you J-' Ur quite an interesting card from his
Now it's a physicological tact Lewis rant:*/ >ant Lowe. birthday sister 'h
It is always good business to put your that when you are thinking in Cortim ClptnentBilon l in Providence, n. I. large bold l letters on the

money in the safest place possible. Thereis terms of a specific spot or par- Shium OTOO-Holy CommunIon-Chaplain outside Having of observed the card was the greeting, "Hi-Ya Wolf."" ,

no sounder investment in all the world ticularly, it's size on the map, Chaplain 0830-Tlecrult LrwlsOD30 Divine Servh.6 should know him better for so than many years, she certainly -

than U. S. War Bonds. There is nothing as you are prone to use your handsto -8er! >'ic School Dh'lne Service his inclinations any otHI about

stable and lasting as the United States of point.better It doesn't demonstrate add a single:your 0930 Chaplain-.Sunday School Shrum _and. Chaplain Uarr _'" ._ .

i America. thing to the description but, nevertheless Bryant 1100-Oenral divine. Itt'rvle.- You know the distribution of this newspaper is .- '"

Seek out your group chairman TODAY. unthinkingly you will Chaplain" Shrum>! and Clement. not easy on a. large naVjfl station like this
do it 184S-\'ep r er\lcc Chaplain Most of the credit for the JAX reachl .
Let's over the top this month with 100 Lewis, AW NEWS ,
go So the former professor said 0945-Church T\kb at Station lag you is due to the post office directory ? but J
per cent. The civilians have Secretaryof "Where is it ," and the yeoman Brlsc-Chaplain Corum. particularly to the three yard mall delivery boy -
the 1100-Churth r\l Seamen
d the Navy's flag flying proudly over told him it was located in the Au Administration Building as evidence of their upper right hand corner of the 0000-Church service' Cecil! Field so here>'a an orchid for their good work.
faith in America. We in uniform can give state of Indiana Aud --Chaplain Church Loue10iO ...rvlc"-XIt va l Air

our answer to the Axis not only with bombs Then big he is it7'sprung he asked the trap."How The. Uunn r. School-Chaplain Lowe, At the A & R came this strange request the other
day from
St. Edwards a bluejacket. It wall a
well. request for special
but Bonds as yeoman who was picturing the (Catholic) liberty and read as follows:

Good Work, Sleeve! town on the map, started to lift Chaplain Delaney.. llotrlifcy, "Aunt U coming to town with tttu Milt OHM-H
his hand to demonstrate physically .
Connor MiHtmh. looter' and she has oiilj one arm, and I .
The Sleeve, which has been providing the the size of the town on the 0030), 0700, ono, 0< 3Q, 11 00-Ma a*, help her. would like to : f
0730-Maan at Matlon 11 riff.
news for the Naval Air Technical Training map-but stopped Uh, uh, 0130. OTOO, 0730(, 1700-Week day -

Center for quite some time, appeared this professor"It has a not population today. of about Mas 1030-r.ee. FIHd-Valher OTonnor Chief H W. Maibohn brings us this heart-rending ,
1030-Cecil Field father AleHugh tale about Jules Parker, CGM, who
is In
:week with a highly new typo 1,400, sir! the Magazine charge of :
entire staff deserves The ex-professor looked at him crew at Ordnance &: Gunnery
graphical make-up. The 0615. 1000-Sunday Mac* It seems that
and smiled His trap had been 0700-Monday and aturiliy Mann. more than a month ago Chief
congratulations: for the good work they are eluded but the chase had been 1730- lue"day, Urdne"d4)' and] Parker made arrangements for the arrival' of his
in their time. Also to be commended 1htirp>day Mann, wife and family, horn
doing Pennsyh'anla. He
spare close and he had enjoyed It. The 0730-Vellowater Hunday; managed
is the Recognition of Aircraft contest next man might not be so quick, Main" to secure a ,home in Dewey Park, bought lots of '1

which is sponsored by the Sleeve, with and he would be talking to manyof HOO-V..uow Wat.-Ft'lday Sunday. Man.IIiOon..n..dldlnn j I his pretty refrigerator furniture In and spite even'of the managed to stock 'up ti\ ''

the NATTC Athletia them before the day ended. IfOO-Stations during Lent each rationing.
by j
prizes being provided The morale of this tale is Friday __ __ ___ I'UaIiNNfd Un paae .1" ,
and Welfare] office. -- ---
this: Wfien you go into the educational :
.__--\j + office to get something, N'.A.OT.C. Colt SI'OSDI-SCY. Famous Last Words ,

Signs of the times: Three WAVE storekeepers, (hundreds of prospective avia- *All official correspondence Pouted -,, 'Check my gun? Hell! I'm no ordnanceman. ;

third class, showed up at the Supply Building; March tion cadets must pass inspection "To" or -yia," the Chief o
18th to take a typing and spelling test along with I in his office, for example), Naval Air Operational Command I guns J'II) do the' shooting--! The' Stinger, NAGS.
the enliated men who were up for advancementIn remember that they want to I. should be written, "Chief of Naval I A) f
rating They were recpmmended by the Bureau know how fast you can think as Air Operational Training," and not A Bliirjic"et s wife wires Just had twins .- WI

tor the examination, which, to quote them, "was I well as your involuntary reactions 'Chief of Naval Air" Operational I more by mail
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; Dignitaries On Inspection; Visit To Air Station' NAS Band Scores

:r. Compass The lAX AIR NEWS congratulates

j (r.Get J: \1J" Bandmaster Uriel C. Pa'nter -

; "On The Beam"With Concert and band hU Naval for their brilliant .

L "The Needle" performance. Tuesday' night over

Radio station WJIIP. Outstanding ..

In their rendition of popular III

Funny what the Navy does to aguy. I as well all classical numbers -

Before he Join the Navy hewill I the station band approached -

turn around and glance at a I the smoothness and professional -

girl when she passes; after he gets I !! skill of an NBC concert

.a little "salty," he watches her ''otf.'he1'tra.'e' are proud to

Until she gets out of sight.Dorothy I have Faynter and his fine group

I.I I. i i of musicians represent' the Air

Dix says it isn't\ proper I Station to the people of Jacksonville

to hold a gentleman's hand but .

'sometimes necessary.On : .

I the bus, the other day a sail L_ Would You Like

'or had an apple in his hand. I

masked him if he was going to see a "Dog Dynamite"At

teacher. He said, "No, a doctor's :

daughter." __ Your Throat?

A woman was dressing her little roiilluued animal from that pare he one: for 17
) girl and before she finished, the I

) 5 ttleijflttf rang. She went to answer days.He bit me 17 times in the 17
5 WJfnd when she came back,
days. he said. "When we broughthim
;' the Mule girl was gone. Seeing : h/t/ out and showed him the box:

.J the basement door open she yelled, I we were shipping him back homein

"Say, are you running around
he seemed to know that he was
.without your pants on? '"No: a' returning to his master. He

'. gruff voice" relied. "I'm reading wagged his tail and never offeredto
the meter. harm "
I On an official Inspection visit to the Jacksonville Naval Air Station last week-end Artemu Gates Their keen sense of smell en-
,.,... was said to have happened' assistant Secretary' of the Navy for Air and William Hiillltt, former U. S. Ambassador to France and ables one of the guard doge to
'>r at, tb* Naval Air Station here when' welcomed officials their arrival In the pictureleft I
Russia are shoxvn above as they were by Navy upon detect an enemy even before he
thes.Iglljllah pilots were training; i I ((1 to right) are ex-Ambassador! Kullltt, Rear Admiral A. IV Co V, chief of Naval Air Operational can be seen. If the guard post
i'ofie' pHot was circling the field 1 I Michael: Air Station Commandant. Others in the
Training; Secretary Gates and Captain Stanley I happened to be near a wooded
for a place to land and his trans-I i official party from Washington Included Captain Joseph F. Kolger, aide to Secretary Gates, and Lieut. I area and the guard heard a noise

.. mltUr went out. The tower told i Conidr. E. C. Hench, special assistant. (Official (T. S. Navy I'hoto) ...___ lit wouldn't be necessary to investigate .
him "If you can hear me, wobble I .
--- ------ --- ------ and risk "cold.cocked"by
1-------- -- -- being
,your wings." After a while his in civil life may be assigned to
someone never even saw.
:transmitter started working and 1i the engineering department. A I You could send you the animal and.
i Chair To
Plush become
"I From Navy'sIindoctt outstanding attorney.may
and once
>Ina called the tower said, Jump communications officer I he'd bring him out to you-possibly .
sey old Chappy if you can hear a i somewhat the worse for wear.
wobble the tower a bit." But on the whole the best nicheis I-
m ,
But who how
ination Schools Rude Shock found for everyone-a spot in cares roughly an
enemy agent up desperate
A Naval Cadet made out a ship --------1 which they can perform their best tricks is treated ?
\ performance report and wrote By LIIUT. (jg) CALHOUN CULT ;: service for the Navy.
every able bodied man, but you'vegot Should it be necessary for a

1# "Left wing heavy" in fact bothwiltglJ From a soft plush chair behind plenty of doubts about your What Next? guard to leave his post the dog

heavy, -- or maybe it I an office desk to a physically ability to fill one of those places. For of weeks will stay behind and see that un
a couple everyoneIs
,, wall an Army .Cadet ? ? ? tough mentally keen naval officer Inoculation shots! They daub a happy, and then the thrill of welcome characters do not intrude< -

colored- -- in 60 days is a rude shock to'' spot on your arm Jab a needle into "graduation" fills the At a given signal the animal
Th'e who approaching
handy man the nervous system, but nobody -none of which hurts In the knows to remain "as is." Michaudhad
asking you I atmosphere. "Where will I be assigned -
worked for the Chaplain kept -
4 : has succumbed from the experience least, but you don't know exactly; I *" Many want sea duty.I a canine which on one occasion
'. ",the chaplain for money every yet. Many many have suffered I II what to expect. All react differ at his order, remained> at
Some what they want. ,
-1} few days." The chaplain felt sorry some to a lesser some to a greaterdegree ently. Some feel few If any Ul i get However the doctrine that the corner of one of the busiest
him and would give him a 1 1e'ery
( I but few have shown that effects. Others are ill enough to matter what his thoroughfares in New York for a '-
dollar" every time he asked him they couldn't take it when the classes for a day. man, no as- period of four hours. ,
.ditbhef'day he said: escape signment may be is playing a pail
t I Mlchaiul: Old Hand
be in pressure is on. Drill! "Suck in your belly. in this to whip the Axis has
.V Hlose/ J think should war
: is to
Officers Indoctrination Dog training no new
; At rate the off the deck. game
any "Keep your eyes i I all
with the Lord then been soundly taught. Virtually
beUer touch School at the Jacksonville "One two, three four, left, right," i! are resolved to put forth their Michaud. Twenty-eight now he
,. have
you would more money. started when he was eight
is engagedin years
Naval Air Station until you're sick of the whole
of their
.< lose thought it over that night the process of giving this periodof thing. Blistered feet!I Fallen 'best efforts, regardless old. During his long career he has

ansi he wrote to the Lord for a loan whirlwind training to a large arches! I Lillet. I trained many show dog winners,
dollars and mailed the let- It has been eight weeks of plain,
-of .
but he's
volunteeredtheir busily engaged now
group of men who have Then oft to class where you unadulterated Hell, but each and I
ter. The postman, seeing the ad services to their country in learn about the first 70 articles i preparing animals for more Important
officer has benefited
it and read it to the every student
}) ", this time of stress. for the government of the Navy work.
/ :; other men working at the post- from it. That waistline grownheavy The their
You've probably heard the folks -the "Navy Bible. About the< with the and inactivity dogs assume posts
office. back home term these products of first thing that greets you; in apt'rusal' years early in the evening, and remain
that he needed the has lost two or three Inches.
knowing until after daylight when they are
indoctrination schools "Sixty day of Navy regulations is a
money pretty bad, they took upa The shoulders are straight. picked and returned to the
neither'wonders" which up
wonders. but they are list of some 25 Offenses for
cotoction and got twenty-five dollars at the conclusion of I be shot. You're told I student officer's eyts are clear. kennels. They rest in the morning:,
you may
and mailed it to Mose. The i He feels 10 years younger, and
: their school- I I and then get some exercise Their
their course nor.does about captain's mast deck couitsummary ,
he told the Chaplain: from a physical standpoint
next day Naval exercise schedule calls for three
Ing end at that time. A true and general court.North .
: "Your plan worked out alright, improved of rest and three of
for addi- days activity.They're .
is always striving Isn't :North
man He's "On the ball" and
but the letter got into the handsof
carefully watched for
tional knowledge. Seamanship! Fundamentals
those guys at the postoffice with pleasure on the eight any symptoms of disease, and their
Your commission arrives at your Naval Service! You're told that seemed like
dollars weeks eight
; 'and they kept twenty-five abode Imposing document north the isn't true feet are examined for the purposeof
civilian an by compass Now he is prepared to be-
v OB DM. of I years. removing sandspurs, rocks,
signed by the Secretary north, and you're more befuddled
Till next time, buy bonds in 43 gin doing something tangible to
out with etc., that may have become,lodged
the Navy, and you bulge than ever. You hear about empennage -
I the Axis.
help whip
.,t- to be sure in 53. justifiable pride. For who would- (and wonder what it means), between the toes.

1 "THE NEEDLE"Navy n't be proud to be a naval officer? dihedral tall fin, and scores ot I --- '.a -._ While they're on guard theycan't

\ --- .. Everything is simply fine. other terms in naval nomenclature. sleep' either. Several nightsa

Births Report For Duty 'I' exercises! i Station Movies the week-dogs Michaud to see that and Cole they check know
reasonable periodof Drills physical
Then, within a what to do and alert at all
.\lalloit J".hh.I.I' Mate MIIIIMr order to After about three or four weeks .trim. \ "III ." are
time comes the report 8- iiiiuniiiitf Mr KI
: *. deorire Jerome VVeMi, n son, .,.. times. These calls are not on any
[. indoctrination begin to wonder, \\hen amI l.nurrl Hint JI. Geed J".loIl"u.
fieorJerome, Jr., Tuenday, larch for active duty-at you
| ......>B Hoar," JlIt'h"rat' 'IrntUJiillu regular schedules" "because the
in thisman's
30. .. school. You've been busy pur- going to do something ; Hi..li4>|>, J.." rieltl.ruii dogs have sense, and
Lieu and Mr. Keith / rienient, they'd soon
.. chasing the required number of war? "I went to college .( 11-" \ iiuuiuiiiit ". Miu a"." "
!''I".d. learn
S daughter, Kai ) I to know when to expect us
buttons shoul- 10 15 or 20 years ago. Is this what laurel and lbnrll. tea Field
81.1lnnlsn: uniforms-polished
"'I...... (h. Her !shoulder. l.lnilnllerl. says Michaud. This inspection
Paul Jo h1'rlfeh into the
r und VI "r| boards and all. You're quite they brought men Navy
a...... Frank' t hat-leu, Wednesday. der John Siilli, Peel! PieldiIriKk 1 I tour isn't easy on the fellows doing .
j of yourself. to do ? You get an almost uncon- llunlrrn. ," Itlehnrd 'IrioUMUhnel ,
March 11. proud it either. If there is
:?:' (hlef, 1'etty Officer and ,. ,... Fred First qualms about the whole trollable desire to do something Amen. (ndet Iteglmevtt"I'111ag a slip
fortress. ," II I" h a r dIreene J !somewhere along the route they'reapt
John Tucker, a .hf"'. FreldsJat when board the worthwhile.At .
t .U, thing hit you you Main Mallun.ll'llll. I to find themselves looking into
to indoctrination the end of the fourth week l lYou'I'e Ill "Moon Oar Her shoulder .
train to
iif rrltnle and \I,.. lla> mondI report the business end of a as wellas
} I U. a daiitthler Martha U'''''.. school. "What do I know about assigned a definite place In ," l.lniln. Hart John. .:button.! l.eField I gun
"rruck Hunter IllehnrilTriMU. a snarling dog,
'. ..i..TT. April 1..ltlsllon do the branch of the service angry
ij this ? "Whom particular ',, .
Navy anyway ,
MachlnUt'a. Isle nailMrs Michael \ nra ( ('!11! Field : for Michaud and Cole are Just
I salute ?" "What do I know aboutNavy in which you'll probably be en- trail. 11-"Truck lluMer. ," Itlihard .
] t.eralj I.ee Mooda daughter potential enemies insofar as the
n"I,,,,.. I,... Thumday.prll 1.fdiiiner'n customs and practices ?" gaged after you complete your in- 'IratU.. Mlehneliue" ., l.erieldi I animals are concerned when
"I'll lag Fortress. Hlrhnnll.reenr theyare
Mr William Some
Mate and and doctrinational training. are
thousand one
These and a
I'ecll I Flel.liIIdle 'loklo, on duty.
/tinrnilny>. Copeland., .Vprll n son 1., William 'lhoma i. other questions pop into your mind. happy. Some are sad. A bookkeeperNICKNAMES I 1'II! \." Prestos l FoMer. ilrendnJ.lce Best Friend But-

Miichliilnfn :late and Arrival Indoctrination school, ---.vh Main !stnllon.'
V lntlon at .
: Rationing has become a probe
> ,
UMIII. IS: FIlnir I'orlrew Michard
1 M' Bblrriiin. II. t.aitnon, a dnuitbler, and get first experiencewith : : FIND A PLACE .
H I'rlda, Vjirll :3. you your i.reeiie, I.ee Field i "l.arrenryInc. lem not only to the civilian population
) M B .IU herenn... and Mr'*. Leonard K.: KelAprl" waiting lines--lines-lines, Nicknames have a peculiar niche .". I'.ilnard: <.. llohlnton, Jnnf but to canine citizens as

.011. I.n.d Ilrtld Salatvlay. and more lines. It won't be your In the hearts of Navy men, and I.. 111 man. 13(-''"1'11 1,1'(Field.IFItll. lie .loklo, ISI,1! I well, according to Michaud. The

3.Lieut.. ('ovulrl and Mr''. William O. last. Filling out papers findingout the Yard Department at the Jacksonville I.re... n Fouler' llrenda. Jojce. animals must have a certain

llureh a daughter. Mary Lou, saturdar. that you have too much of this Naval Air Station, !is no ('call." Fieldt.. Merlin t'orresposdent < i amount of meat per week and a
IrvlnlH f.llniore, MartinHn
,Vprll :i.Shlp'a i. Jaiuen. ,.. kind of wearing apparel, not exception. Special "handles" fre- .lerk, Main Mtatloni "l.nreene? I, quantity of bones to chew on ifthey
Cook II"I, I'lleen. enough of another.. quently heard around the yard office ......." idtvard I.. llohlimon, Jane are to stay in good condition.
I'orter. danwhter Hetty
,,.Inrdny.prll n :1. Maybe you were an executive are in this vein: "Dusty"Green I Vt'> ...*... I... Field.tprli This has been a difficult situationto
..... .. thousands of dollars 11-"MUle 'loklo I'S I, .
-- --- making yearly "Boots" Wilson, also knownas I ton I'onter. llrenda Joe. lee solve but in view of the great

Candidates Desired in civilian life but you're just the "Tennessee Rambler" "Fat- I Field "Merlin 4 orreipundenl.1Virginia service they are rendering Uncle

: another student among the group boy" Lind "Chick" Hornback,, l.llniore. Marlla KoalecU, Sam it isn't likely that the canines
School ..
For Diving I fadet lleiclmenti .I. r Off llroady. *
of embryo officers. "I thought "Slick" Elliott and Lt. (Ijgl) D. L. ,,,. ." blondolan. )...,,..,1. ."- will suffer
\ The Bureau of Naval Personnel was through college years ago, Cross, alias the "Maryville Flash." *er, f.rll. Fleldl ".\
desires requests from commissioned but here I am back again," is ...... rifle," tliintparev Mozart, Marynlor known to scale a wall 13 feet six:
officers ----- -- \' Muln Hntlon.HULL .
and warrant
warrant first reaction
probably your Inches high, and if you think
of the ranks of boatswain, gunner, SEAMAN GUARD Ant "
Order and More" Orders -- : --- American Olympic heroes of the
and carpenter who desire instruc- SWIMMERS past such as Charley Paddock and
,J, Orders orders orders You make ON: DUTY HEBE
< tliA n the Deep Sea Diving School Lieut. Milton E. Jesse Owens could get over the ,
j\ f' Navy Yard Washington. D. your bunk this way. Your clothing won't have much trouble teaching I
' stacked thus and so. Al- Second Lieutenant Milton A. ground you should see the big
( c.. e next class convenes on must be members of the Seaman Guard to
or superior (Peanut) Hull formerly a star dogs cover 100 yards in from five
salute equal
. an
wl. ways handle themselves In the water asa
May covered. You- football player for the Universityof to seven seconds.It .
Applicants shall be under 30 officer when you are eo'ered.You're : part of his Commando training Florida, is on duty here. He has been said that the dog

> years of age. Commanding officers, officer when you of all are insignia of program. A survey has disclosedthat l has Just returned from San DiegoCal. ,' Is man's best friend and that is

in forwarding requests shall require rank. About stripped' this time you begin to 00 per cent of his pupils are ., and is spending part of his true. But these dogs have been

I. endorsement signed by a feel that all the world is againstyou. capable swimmers. time teaching leathernecks some taught to do a job and if you don'tvant

officer stating whether "What did I get Into this thing --- I of the tricks of judo. \ to get' badly chewed up andpossibly

I .Hcal are physically qualified for ? Mavbe I made a mistake after Deep sea divers of the U. S.Navy 1 The New Naval Medical center killed don't sneak aroundthe
> instruction In accordance of Bethesda Md includes 250 locality at which the animals
In' short time: you're told have attained depth more near :
\'' i h) n' l i clc lr'< ,6. Manual of the a stationed.
< for thanO: feel 1 acres of land ire
I "t:')ICnt that the Navv: r> t a place

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Schedule', Of Ferry IJonf' Is Convenient Public Works Negro Pninter' Invests' $1000 In Bonds

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< \Works Miracles
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I : Shoots Trouble

)I It t I Air Station's Mr. Rx-lt

If f Department Has Manifold .r 6I

II Tasks, Handles Them WellBy j

Naval personnel as well a* civilian( workers Mho live In South ,
I Jacksonville or in the Bolle!* school vicinity may use the ferry boat. ROBERT MVEKS YSc I }
I Tho Tropic Star," Instead of their can for commuting to work and Fixing things from a "nickel-

save gas and tires, Hating: a seating capacity of ISO, this boat makes snitching" Juke box in the WAVE .
Il, \ regular trips, to the liolle school landing every morning and evening j' Barracks to constructing the Vic I v }

: the !schedule folio*' : Leave N.\S dock at 0530, 0630, 0800 1350, tory Smoker boxing ring on a few-
I 16.50' ; leave Holies dock 0600 0710. 0850. 1615 1715. Navy men may hours notice, or building a two- 1
: ride thU ferry by showing their Identification cards while civilians I acre storage building is all in a 1
I I must submit a request. The form for this request can be obtained from day's work for the Public Works

the Boat CVsvaln.. I Department of the Air Station I 1I
______n_ One of the easiest ways out of Air f4i I

v any repair difficulty is to pick up w

l' Judges And Undertakers r -L arHow the telephone and dail Extension ,!
' 325 --- the trouble shooting sectionof 1.1 : ', {

I' that department. Complaints of U l.: 1. t
too much 1.eat. or not enough,
r To Become Sailors At Boot Camp electric lights or plumbing out of It took "right smart of Ravin'," James B, \\\llllam, NegrYJ"Iilnter t

commission; or a request for an with the Public Works! department at the Jacksonville Naval Air'W
I I -- extra fan are some of the matters Station explained as he plunked down $750 at the station War Bond

Men From All Occupations any type of work, judging from handled with prompt attention. j I office for 51,000 worth of bond. But James figured that lie ,had
their civilian occupation sheets Aside from the everyday trouble two good reasons for buying In addition to the good buMne I angle' ; 1 '

f Join In Intensive Physical but who show by their examination -1 jobs, the repairingand remodeling "1.11 be helpln my brother and my country, too," 'i I ;

Training Program Here grades that they possess unusual of the and
many buildings facilities
i hit
above bonds
I' I I The middle-aged Negro shown receiving from
aptitude and mental ability, 'of the station, the Public Works
I I George:: Illes, station war bond officer bald he had a half-brother, '
:Municipal: judges, bank cashiers generally get an opportunity to Department is now supervising I [
Frederick with the V. S In Africa. TIle
Sergeant Reddie Army big '
and undertakers ale just a attend one of the many trade j construction and repair work involving 1 1I .
purchase didn't represent the extent of the Negro' buying either
varied schools after the
few of the many occupations completion of expenditure of several million .
their Ensign Ille said Williams buys a $'..1 bond every three vve Seamanat I
\ represented by Apprentice dollars. j

the Coot Camp here I Suited To Navy I The list of auxiliary stations James also has a ,'Idoryardl"n. which he work each afternoon I
Regardless of their civilian backgrounds and landing fields.it services takes' when he gets home from the air station lie live with his wife and

however, they are train- Those with exceptional talentsgo I in a territory covering many bun- daughter at 310 Chcliea: street In .Jacksonville and has been' employed r '
ing together for one occupationthat directly into work similar to i' dreds of square miles the auxiliary -I' at the station since May 191? Asked how rationing of foodstuffs '

of becoming a bluejacket well their civilian occupations. Men experienced I air stations at Lee and Cecil I was affecting him and his family, 'MlUams laughed, "We've been .
versed in the business of war. in aviation some of fields, the Naval Air Gunners : doing without so long that doing without now don't hurt us."

I Here du.ing their training period whom have been with nationally I school and 20 auxiliary landing t I INell'
they receive what their officers known airways or manufacturingconcerns fields The Transportation Department i

call "the best food of any place have been placed in a part of Public Works cov.'I' In Station: rl ,.
I Books Library
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1 on the base." And it is no secret the A. and R. At all times an J ers the same territory and ,
that a boot' puts away enough effort is made to place the man i carrying everything from supplies ,
I, at a single meal to feed an ordinary in the niche to which he is suited 1 for the Chief Petty Officer's Club, I Reviews of some new books In Americana For instance inSpringsony '

1 man several days Mental alertness as well as I to a Pratt &. Whitney engine for the Main Station Library: I during an end-of-

1 ., Physical training, both morning physical perfection is stressed at overhaul at the A. & R. bundling I "LEGMAN," by Edward Me I March gale on the North Atlantic: .

and afternoon, play a large partin "boot" camp, and when the men I II I j I Headed by Lt. Comdr. Earl H, II Cray Thompson,-Do you know i you couldn't order dirtier 'I
reveal I have completed three weeks of I' j weather if you tried. And a convoy
Thouren and
their program. I a staff of 24 ortlcer's.i what a leg man ia or what he
that the men are 50 per cent better : training they are unquestionably j I i the department employs 1,605 men I does! Read this excellent book I wallowing through it, 'a convoy
far better suited to Navy life than I that has to ;.
21 days : I get through
physical specimens I !i.I and women civilian workers and a written by a leg man himself. '"
they were when first introduced And Mom is
I making garden
after their training! than they were number of enlisted men Electricians Briefly he is the man who gathers ?
when they arrived here. to training the mysteries schedule of the vigorous carpenters pipefitters I facts on police news Here are i fussing," with her daffodils ...and. tulips t

I plumbers painters, mechanics ani i the men with hearts of stone, with
Slre.ewlf I l Borland of
Swimming' sings an Americatruly
chauffeurs make up a partial list no evidence of tenderness, for their
I .
of skilled workers employed in the work takes them to everythingthat united-New England, 'root-
f Swimming is particularly I The j bed of an American of life "
jl Smoking Lamp I unit. way ;
I Is hard and evil. They Bee
tossed in the Boot Camp schedule the Midwest, "speed and roaring
: Experts are not discouraged Comparing the accomplishments corpses, wounded, watch fires, wheels of production ia the midstof .
In fait in competition : of this department during the last search in the debris after an explosion "
they engage ( ((.veil from page four corn fields and billowing wheat" ;
wu:Un platoons As for non- I three years with any similar civilian I talk with murderers, and j the South, "a land which knows"r..
Now month has 'I witness death in the electric chair
and is
SA jimcis they must learn at leastto I passed organization impossible. I that freedom does not die an easy
Chief Parker is still !I has 1 does not produce a pretI -
I 1. ap themselves afloat during without a Public Works virtually builtan Thompson t death;" the Plains "a land with
th..r brief i three week course I I family but with a wilted food entire city replete with homes I ty picture in his writing Still as I only the horizon for its bounds;" .

,. ti a busy day tor the boot" I supply. Reason for his predicament railroads, power and water plants, I the book ends, the reader wishes the High Country, "Backbone of

fr>j..i the beg inn:ng of his course 'I : Just when the Parker family central heating systems restaurants i for more.-E,_)(. Ml I the World where the moon

until the closing hour. He gets i was preparing to move to Jack theatres, swimming pools, I must keep to the passes or snag

s sal 04 the recruit i mostly drill ; ; sonville, the youngest daughter almost everything one can find in ., "AMERICA IS AMERICANS," I its chin on one of the peaks;" the
first ail. swimming, physical fitness j caught the measles and the oldest a community of equal proportion by Hal Borland,--"America my Coast "the Sundown Side of
1 ,
drill I, ordnance study of the girl broke her leg. Then as If to i iI i: The department has accomplished -I friend, is Americans. It's the mar America with giant redwoods.

Bin:-jacket's manual; knots and I make certain that their trip would this with the aid of a few :l row in their bones and the sinewsin I. so big that the best liars in the
*p,:2aa, scrubs and washes gear !i be delayed Parker's wife became construction companies, but no city their arms. It's the throbbing : world can't tie about them." '.t 1

an., equipment. boxing, inspection UllI I II planning board ever had the same I in their hearts and the lump ia : From all of these regions has
a,i J a doaen and one other things I So, mates it you should run into I headaches accompanying the problems their throats, and the grim smiles emerged! our own Johnny Yank, ..
the first week' ( Chief Parker some time with that of this department nor met upon their faces That's! America." I "Are you sure you can tick those ,!
:Second:: week is a repetition of [I far-away look In his eyes .)'ou.II I the tasks with more speed and As down to earth American as ; Nazis and Japs'" t '

the I lint with some additional know the reason why I efficiency, Coca Cola and the Beer Barrel I 'Am I sure!' and he laughed i ,
'wo.r; tossed! in to keep the men ----
Polka is this free sledgehammerverse fit to kill j
w:.I 1 occupied I I Hold that light I think 111 I tions of Hal Borland It carries I 'Y lI're looking at a lad that ..
least are these have another one before the smoking "distinguished" dramatic star,
Ok the important
t I you from the home front of production was suckled on a spark plug. :.
is quite problem for the .
proving a
obstacle course lamp off I
ons over an
: I the to the far-flung Cut his eye-teeth on a chrome
boys over in postoffice directory -
which: all "boots" must take each 'I I on land, sea, and air, but j steel ring gear.
He is so adept at telling improbable
obstacle is Speaking of WAVES a machinist I
The course
day. new the of
stories never does it let you forget And was weaned on a tankful 'I-
;: pdtiicuiarlv suitable, and was constructed mate was leaning on the coun- revolving human side-that America IS high test gal!' "
at little actual cost to the I tet at Ships. Service a couple 'of himself that the Bureau is having I ---

Navy Men, who had completedtheir I days ago giving the long line of its problem finding a suitable rate JinlnlJ"tb.. (turner of Challeu sad '
"boot"' training but who were women in Navy blue the once over. for him. At the present time he Commercial {" 6t John, 2-4IM
lovely front S window
constructed It in A who also In line is a mail specIalist. .oon'
awaiting orders, shipmate was and adjoining bath '7 Jierachel leit
i their pare timeEducation I aa most of us are one time or the -UI.: .
I' other at Ships Service i called for You know the station goes on Bulletin' _,I>oublo. bedroom 144C Avowdale.\ ,
t 1II4.t. Cla.1 +.HI""t"" him to I the air four times week I 2 St25 '
come over I a now, i iI ingle room for lady, ."'
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feature will
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livy effort Is made to put the I program you I each week offering readers ,of the bath and twin' t>rd*.
Everyone of the WAVES smiled }I kick out of listening to them, In
Jax Air News the advantages ofa 2970 Riverside Avenue
of the
va.\.OUI talents men assembled il'a ;::1'J:
| Two minutes later this same mech case you miss the schedule of classified ad column. Items for ett IS fruDi 9AM, f ..
there to the beat advantage I ,
after 6 f M
: walked broadcasts which in another -I.
over very calmly to one appear column published free of
sitar they have completed theirIn I this are Two bedroom bungalow' unfur-
..11 I training peitoilAuout I of our sisters in uniform and with section of this paper here they charge and ,should reach! the editorial ni! h'>a, I Ivo miles -.>utk> of Air
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: the first things facing a rabam: TowtiMtM
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arithmetic and general classification ing tonight 2000, WMBR; Sundays, 1930, : noon the week of publication. I II / WANTED TOI'Ml BUY

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it isn't addressed I Park :::beet. 2-6:9i.! FOR SALE
Then too, he has to fill out a correctly you don't miss any of them Room In private homo with connertlns .
civilian occupation sheet which I the post office directory ia and if you think you have something I bath: 1678 Valencia Iload Ladies. 17 Jewel H**nU shows what he did before he entered full of incorrectly addressed mall or know someone who shouldbe 2-1 lI'urQluhed. with ala dltl1lon4. set In laUluun,
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correspondents and tell them to Vernon Terrace, :2-: MS. near Air II"> ..; hollow tile ('tln.tratc-
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1 8 1943 UAX AIR NEWS Page Seven
'April u__ .__

'43 Baseball Season Opens For Air Station Sunday

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..5F I Poland, Knockout Fliers To OpposeSt.

;; Artist, To Fight John's Nine

x ; Bowden In JaxBill In Jacksonville '


.,, I Poland aviation ordnance-i Six Baseball 'team: Ir
man, third class will carry the I
I I color of the U. S. Naval Air Station i [r Form StaKon League
Into the Jacksonville city ball I

J lay EDMUND WALSH Y2c park Friday night, April 16 whenba A brand new edition of the
tangles with Jib Bowden a W'I Naval Air Station Fliers will take
I In telling the story of a death rugged ship yard worker who has the field at the Jacksonville baseball

I struggle between an American hopes of making this bout a stepping park Sunday c.t 1500; to battle

I sailor and his Japanese foe- in : stone to greater things in the St. John's shipyard in the
south Pacific waters, Time magazine heavyweight circles. The bout is opening game of the 1943 season.

I I presents this week a particularly part of a Red Cross benefit; show. In addition to games\ scheduled .
timely story for all Navy men. Not since last fall when Tommy with service teams, the Fliers will
r The story, called "JIu Jltsujn the Tucker, now a cadet at the North play in the 10 team city league

I Sea" Is about the experiences of Carolina pre.flight school, knocked I which is known this year as the

Aviation Machinists Mate George out Army Sergeant Tommy Go- I Victory league to distinguish it
Rhodes, a member of a destroyer mea has the Navy been represented from last year's amateur league.
sunk near the Solomons. In a first class fight downtown Several outstanding former
Ma.experiences after Poland Ranked Tenth : Thin trio of Air Station baseball player Is expected to furnish a large ball players are professional
.twuc ship, the voung; maw Poland, whose ranking before he I part of the batting punch when the Fliers open their Reason at the I I to be in the lineups of the various
ter CIr ; mate, who was wounded entered the Navy was tenth among Jacksonville,baseball park Sunday. Left to right are Joe Johnson who teams.

\ ti In the ankle the thigh and the. heavyweights, will enter the ring I played for Johnson City, Tenn., In Ml. Doa Cross who batted .355 fur l Sunday the game will get\ underway

104.1 J.W Maid In part: "I swam for a seeking the twenty-fourth knockout the Air Station: last season and Eddie Lyons, who played for Charlotte, with all the pageantry: .
tad short while. when I came to a of hid colorful career. In all. N. C., and the Washington Senators last year. The Navy nine takeson fitting the occasion. There will bea

.Ie;, I group of guys! off the fthlp. Me Poland had 39 engagements in the i the St. John's hp! yard team Sunday. flag raising:: ceremony and the
tried to help those who were pro ling. He won 23 bouts by I ---- ----- playing of the national anthem

+Ie-r.om .f 4 wounded by themselves-they. .couldn't. After a stay coupleof up In knockouts addition and he eight has by had decision three Stationwide Softball League Has prior ball There to the is tossing even a of possibility the first '

hours, In the light from -
; that Captain Stanley J, Michael
big ----I ,
ships I saw Komeoae floating FIGHT TICKETS
1 er. Round On station commandant, may be present .
In the water. I thought who hewas .1 Ticket Reservations for the Opening MondayA to throw out the first ball to
: une of my shipmates Bill PolaiHl-Jira Rowtlcn fightat I Jimmy Merrill
had been wounded Ai 1 president of the
tOn.ad the Jacksonville bat*ball softball program which encompasses the activities of thirty-four Merrill-Stevens and St John's ship..
. came *up I called out. 'Are you 1: park may be made at the I enlisted men's teams and fourteen officer's teams forty-eight in all, yards. *
hurt lie came toward me. NATTC! athletic office tat 427
edfN t will get under way Monday when stationwide competition begins. St. Jokn't A..pOIt.d Good
Then be made grab for my 'or
at the :Main Station athletic ,,
The will be under the
throat-and he0... mumbling league i Clausen.- How good the St John's clubis
office, Ext: :593 or 8381 ward W
M>ftie thing I couldn't understand, i L_ __ __._ _, supervision of Lieutenant Gordon In addition to the 18 teams of the no one seems to be able to say
Clarke of the athletic' ,
: but I knew It t\''Japanese.. draws, lost three fights by lost department, enlisted men's league and the 14 definitely because this will be the
who directed In the officer'ssoftball
I : \fterwards, I figured he was decision and two by knockouts.In I league play last fall and in theofficer's teams of the officer's league, there. first; year the shipyard is repre-
trying to fjt: my ILfejacket. Then his last fight before enlistingIn sented by a team Observers who
.., I didn't: know what I figured except the Navy, Poland was well on : bowling league during the will be an additional 16 team have seen them practice. say, however -

p : to get away from him. The his way to a victory over Lee season Just ended. The fine or- within the A and R, who will forma that they will be one of the

life jacket was tied right at my Savold. having a big point margin ganization of both leagues was : departmental league. best teams around these parts.
1t thtoat. The Japanese kept claw- established in the ninth round. Unfortunately traceable to his efforts. -- ----, Frank McCaffrey, pitcher lat

at my throat trying to choke for Poland, however, The opening of the softball sea CONN VS. LOUISThe year for the Jacksonville Tars, a
ic: [ ar ratch me. He tried to gouge Savold won in the only way which son will also mark the inaugural Associated Press j class B ball team, Is in good shape s

,iern .' >eyes' out and he dug his nails was possible for him to do so, by of a new station's sports program feature service has asked sport to for the shipyard and will likely be
will IM
which include competition for
i, o. myeheek I felt as though knockout. Poland thinks he should their hurler in the opening game.
poll the of the
the Admiral's for officers and Jaclyonvile -
oy ; : being entangled by an octa- nave won and wanted a. rematchbut cup Naval I Erman Littlejohn who towers
Air Station the
: !, 'pus' .' I Kept smashing at him was unable to get it because the Commandant's cup for enlistee on | six feet, two inches and weighs\
question "If Joe Louis
in,. ; :: with both fists but it didn't do he went on active duty almost immediately men. The cups will be awarded and Billy 1 190 pounds is one of the best looking
", each to the officer team and Conn fight after the war whom
U. 11 fmuxh good. He. knocked me un- after the fight. year \ slab prospects for the Fliers
to win
I the enlisted team which has accumulated you
and will
'derijseveral times like he was trying very likely get the start-
JIM H.-0. Over Bobo military and stations
ca the most points in the camps
to drown me. Every'time I ing call. He will probably be relieved -
, Three of Poland's intramural throughout the country are being -
t. outstanding new sports program.
. came: up I got big gulpfuls of air. by Bill) Keith, who will also
knockout polled similar!
; "I remembered something victims are Harry Bobo, Competition In 10 Sport sportsquestions. pitch for the Marine Guard team
ng Eddie Blunt and Billy Comi.key.H When the polls are this
about hfesavinj n I tried to summer.
tat i I put Bobo away on June 26, Sports in which competition will concluded the newspapers of the
place myself 'in such a position= I Si! New N..
" .M '. 1941, in eight rounds and duplicated take place are softball, touch football nation will carry stories on the y PI.y.nSix
'+vssy ,,II. *>o I could put my feet against the feat against Blunt In volleyball, ,basketball water- results we send in. Send in I new players in addition to

: hiss stomach catch: him by the Washington in four rounds on Au- polo, swimming; tennis bowling, your reply todav. Check this ; LitUe john are likely to be in tho

lh .":: shoulders and shove him away. gust 27 of the same 'ear. He horseshoes and obstacle relays coupon with an X before the ; starting lineup for the Air Station.
,:'. C"ot Well I got hold of htm somebow took just one round to k. o. Com Team winners in individual sports name of the man you expect to 'In the infield there will be a new
:: ; I think It was about the Iskey. I competition will receive trophies in win and mail It to the Jax: Air' man at every position. Third base

In khoukiers but I'm not !sure. ThenI In the first bout of his career, addition to points towards theAdmiral's News, Administration Annex will be handled by either Marty

t4, !swung an overhead blow right Poland met curiously enough Tom i cup and the Commandant's building, Naval Air Station, McDonough\ or Charley Anastasio,
Into his face. He loosened his!
!ige my Tucker and received a boxing cup. Jacksonville, Florida. shortstop by Don Cross, who
of ;. hoM and I didn't see' him any lesson But that was back in 1939 The enlisted men's softball I pick played second base last year second -

ftf.Is m. he Mini" when Poland had just turned 21 league will get under way Monday ,Billy/ Conn base by Eddie Lyons, and first
,4ea when four teams swing into action base Gordon
by Clarke All
:toss For Navy personnel everywhere, and was making his debut. He Assembly and Repair meets Ord- ,Jo. Louis Anastasio have had professional except
come a long since and
,. the story of Aviation Machinist's Tucker himself hinted that Poland nance and Gunnery, T 5 meets to win If they meet after the baseball experience.In .
:Mate George Rhodes, of tho U. S. Seaman Guard VM unit takes on war. the outfield, Joe Johnson will
Coast Guard worth would put Bowden by the boards ____ .... ., _
\ is one remembering in their the Naval Hospital and the Boat- a. ;;;; be in left. Owen Reeves in center
sa Those of us who aro still house Recruit Center and
1 engages probably
Charley and Anastasio
.' Brodt Earns HonorIn
ashore this summer should take Earned Draw with Baskl Ship's Company. The officer's in right.

h. < full advantage of the opportunityof Among Poland's other'knockout :league will not get started until NATTC Six teams the Seaman Guard

a, learning to swim better. At victims are George Hughes, Jack Tuesday when the NATTC plays BoxingThe Marine Guard, Assembly and .Re

It .; every pool on the station, expertIrwh'lcts Marshall, Mario Lani! and Al Operations. paid and three Training Center
...; will be available to help Smith One of his draws was with Teams entered in the officer's er" title ot "outstanding fight I nines, will form the intra-station
In the recent naval
e. :; officers: and enlisted .men. Joe Baski, a New York boy whois league\ so far are Main Dispensary nical air tech hardball league for this season.
training center tournament
". ;: ..' The fetation's swimming program now a leading contender for Naval Hospital, Operations, awarded Lieut. Martin McDonough, coachof
>t was to Marine
will be handled by Lieut the title. Supply Accounting, Ground School, Howard Brodt the Air Station baseball team,
of Utica N Y.
Stephen' Ruddy, former Olympic Six feet and one inch in height, A and R, NATTC, T 5, Patrol will also head the intra-statiorr
a middleweight.Brodt .
:: swimmer who served as a luJackt't the Air Station Bluejacket expectsto Wing, VPB 2, VO-VCS, Ordnanceand captured the of the league. Two games, one at the
in World War I. Lieut. enter the ring at 196 pounds, Gunnery, Student Officers and fancy Training Center diamond and the
... Ruddy<< will be ably assisted l by crowd and experts from the very
about five pounds lighter than Public Works. other at Mason field, will get the
tt beginning with hard
several other officers and enlisted Bowden. He is 25 a blasting
old. Name Enlisted league under
years Teams offensive which carried him to two way Monday.
men who are expert IIvim'E'rtl > Tickets for the fight are sale
on 2 G. .
knockout victories and of m i On Monday
to.I. and instructors' downtown at Donaldson's 117 Entries; in the enlisted men'sleague a pair

:t. .WING TIPS Bill Poland, West Adams Street, and at,Ernie are: VPB-2 A and R, T5, well-earned decisions. At the Training Center diamond
I.K.. )MJc: Air Station heavyweight Stauss', 602 Main Street. Patrol Wing VO-VCS, Seaman I He Is 20 Years Old Seaman Guard will play the Train
K.II.. wbo takes on Jim Bowden In the Guard, Marine Barracks, Ord- I He is a powerfully built Irish- ing Center Unit 2 and at Mason
Jacksonville ball park April 16, -4s nance and Gunnery, Parachute German lad of 20, with a lethal field, the Assembly and Repair

1 holds the quick knockout record in ADAMS DIRECTS Loft, VM unit, Boathouse, Personnel :'punch in either hand. As an ama will play the Training Center

it Madison Square Garden with a 27 SPORTS PROGRAM A, Personnel B, Ship's Store teur around Chadswick and Utica, Umpires in the league are: Chief

second' k o. of Charlie Fisher inn33. Lieut. John II. (Hobbs) Adams Ashore, Photo Lab, Ship's Com !N. Y., Brodt tallied 14 knock- Specialists Lcland Lewis. Commodore

I. Ensign George Faust, has been appointed director of the pany Recruit Center and Naval ,:outs and technical kayoes in 20 Wood, Morgan Rodemacher.

< !mer Minnesota All American sports program for the physical hospital!! fights. Ernest Zielinski, Bill Borcher and
ad ace fullback of last year's station training department under Lieut. A rules committee has been Ring experts around the training John Dougherty and Marine corporals -

f. football team, has been assigned Comdr. Lawrence E. Haskell. Lieut. named with four members whose center rank Brodt as a fighter Bill Blake, Dan Thorgenson -
new duties at Cecil field. Adams, who] coached the football Job it has been to make the rules with a future. His marvelous phy- and Alex Stakely.

. Sonny Berke, Y3c fourth team last season, has been on dutyat and to Interpret them whenever sique, aggressive style and punchall : All games will get under way at
highest bowler iu the emitted men's 'I' the recruit center since last disputes occur. Lieut Comdr. Law- go toward making: a good 1630 Monday,, Tuesday and Friday.
b league has been transferred to Lee Dscember. rence E. Baskell, athletic officer, fighter. ----- mSil-- -wSmunaa

1. field. Lieut. Bill nag tale, heads the board and is assisted by He is a student in the AviationMachinist's Guard 'io Play: Blanding

,I' 1 1o member of the Navy ;aviation skeet tions were winners over the Dis- 'Lieut. Martin McDonough Lt. (jg) Mate School. Seaman Guard rated one of the
tt'allbl b captured' national honors pensary and Supply-Commissary Robert Shelton and Machinist Ed- -": best bard ball teams In the station

I. IK competition against a picked teams m practice games . the NAGS Will Enter Meets league, will play a preseason

'. Army team at Syracuse, N. Y.: last : enlisted men who also begin play TENNIS TOURNAMENT The Naval Air Gunners School game with the 30th Division from ,
1'. August, is a visitor at the station. next week, must have felt ready has assembled a team of five Camp Elanding Saturday afternoon -

It.t.t.t Lieut. George Dev.'oe, Jack&onv Ule's to go as they held no grapefruit Officers and enlisted men interested crack shots to enter trap shoots at 150O on :Mason field. Ex

representative! e. the same squad, league workouts Lieut. Carl In tennk competition this summer. Members of the Yankee and Chicago White Sox
I. III now on duty at Hampton RMM, Andersen, of the Ship's Store squad are Lieut D. R. Barnett, !Ken Sylvettri will do the catching-
" V. George McAfee and Vie Ashore, promises to hell a soft arc asked to phone Ensign John Lt. (Jg) K. A. Barthels Chief D for the soldiers. Eddie Lyons,

I Is 'u-sU .f the Flier football team ball that "will make it tough for l'atrlck at the Physical Train- A. Routh, Chief II. W. Heard and I Charlotte N. O, and Washington

',.r be moving down to tbe recruit any outfit they face to leave the lag Department, Ext. 8381 or Sple M. J. Calovitch.,. Senator player, will handle second

iter soon as platoon I leaders... field victorious." . Cadet Tommy Ext. 593 between 0830 and 1230. 1 base far the Seaman Guard.
) Officer's softball began unofficially Tucker writes from the N. C Plants Athletics and photography are Wit
I Ie this week with a kind of training pre-flight school that he has been are being made for a ten- the two most popular hobbies The -
new Navy Medical Center
known work recruited as assistant coach of his nM tournament to be announcedat ,
as grapefruit league! among enlisted men in the U. S. Bethesda Met. contains the largestlibrary'
I. outs. Naval Hospital and Opera. squadron boxing team. a later date. Navy. '
'. on medicine In the world.

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Eight5 JAX:) AIR NEWS Aprii 8, 1943
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Slim Summerville Doing Anylhlny\ ; AlonJny? W 'owl! i I Boat House ReceivesCommendation Visiting Officers

J t. Girls And Gags i. the For Boat the fourth House consecutive won Again commendation week- Study Progress :.

during the Friday" April 2,
Are In USO Show materiel l inspection. Twenty-four Of WAVES HerefJ ,

other units aboard the station won ;i
r. commendation, many for the sec-

V "Looping The Loop" Plays ond week in succession. I 'Lt. (jg) Ball, First Guest

Here On April 12 and 13; I Those iation listed were as: Civilian receiving Cafeteria comment -- From SPARS, Finds Billets

[ I I Direct From Chicago r 'J, Ship's Service Restaurant and Mess, Recreation Excellent
" Galley; Permanent Barracks Mess
Spots ., Hall; Boat House Boats and WAVE officers living in the

Slim Summerville lanky movie Y Vl Maryann; Bldgs., 601, 610, 612, "W.O.Q." building 723 were busy
comedian will with 900, 906 905, 930 723; Chief PettyOfficers' entertaining sister officers last
appear 'Loop
ing the Loop" when the USO show Mess Hall and Galley; week-end as Lt. (Jg) Beatrice Ball
is presented at the Main Station wx Barracks A, B, E. F. H, J; Post U.S.C.G. of Arlington, Virginia,
Office Junior and Senior Officers'Mess
.auditorium 12, probably the first officer of the
on Monday. April
and at the Naval Air Technical and Galleys; A & R Depart- SPARS to make a visit here, conducted
ment; Parachute Loft, Operations "
an inspection tour.
Center 13.
Training on April
Bldg. Recreation Bldg., ((11 Pool
Serving on the Washington staffof
Summerville who has
appearedin Room and ((2) Library. the SPARS, Lt. Ball was especially
scores of movies is best remembered / .
-- %a -- Interested in the
for his performance in progress
"All Quiet on the Western Front" : Chaplain F. R. Wilson lot the WAVE regiment of Jackson i
which shown ville.. After inspecting the entire
was many years ago. I
He joined the "Looping theLoop" Arrives On Station WAVE area including the barracks

show at the Charleston j ; mess hall, recreation room,
f Lieut. Frank R. Wilson. USNR,
proposed athletic grounds and :
.Navy Yard on April 6 and will
who recently completed indoctri-
stay with it until it plays at Camp swimming pool she (
nation and training at the Nor- Jacksonville WAVES are |
Wheeler on April 19 folk Va., Chaplains school, is the messed secured and m
Thirty entertainers and shapely newest addition to the Protestant-
better style than any of .
chorus direct from
girls Chicago
: Chaplain staff aboard the Naval vices she had seen to date. I
:night spots are included in this Air Station. i l
f fqonaitlona
Commenting on crowded
new USO show. Seven or eight Lieut Wilson befoi'e enteting'I
in Washington she
acts of humor song and acrobatics the re- j
service, was a clergyman in
4 that in of
ported spite congestion
round out a complete evening of the Piotestant-Epiacopal Diocese I
s WAVES and 81'AnS are ,filling
Rood entertainment. of New York. He
h is a graduateof .
many jobs and there is a con tin-
The line-up includes the Lane R1 Columbia University .and the I
1 ..i uoua request for more in both services r
Brothers who try their best to ; General Theological Seminary, .
break their necks in comical acro- New York J-
City. '
batic The Four Macks l; One .of the first .1J original' t -
style. two The ,
new chaplain 8 ed in
P .xq > ,
SPARS, Lt. Bait, previously ofX ,
men and two women will raise q the In1 ,
Army signal cops during [
1 the, Bureau of Parks, Washington,
your blood count with their sensa- World War and wears the
tional roller-skating, and Alice Her name it :\li't'1":111.. Site \\'Illlw at the main station: aiiJ'torinm bar for D. C.. was indoctrinated at the i
paign the. Victory
Kavan an attractive tap and ballet on :Mondapril \1, and at the anlIr Technical Training! ('enter signifying his participation in U. S. Naval Training Station, Nor "

dancer, and Judy Stair novelty on Tuesday, April 1.5.: Alice is one of the many featured entertainerswho battle of the Somme sector. He thampton. Massachusetts, with the a.
and blues singer, are expected to will BIJpl"ar1Ih the ISO "show, "Looping; the Loop" which come was abroad with the AEF from I class which included Lt. (jg) !
provide entertainment to Jacksonville direct froth the hot pots" Chicago's night ilubs. July 1917 through Marc 1916.- Edith Stallinga Lt. (jg) Eunice A,

Jean Carrel and Buddy Howe, Nobody can promise you a date withII: ** ){aII, hut you can get a Although the special duties of Horne: Lt. (J Jgi 1 Ellen V. Llttio john,
closer look at her 1 by attending the show nhtl Lt. (ljg) .Gladys'! B (Prlre. all
comedy act; Cheater Dolphin, juggling Lieut. Wilson have not been! assigned stationed note .
--- -- -- ---- --"- --- --- -----
act: Senor Carlos and his M yet. it is expected that -

Caballeros a novelty harmonica More Gunners Go Officers To Sea I' he will asslht in Navy Relief work member For special the inuoctujuu.un U. 13. Coast Guard a* a, """

act and 16 "lovely" chorus girls at services in the AH-Saint Chapel she was admitted* to the CoastGuard
complete the show. The same en- and In
general contacts:
If Under AcademyNew London
tertainment will be repeated at the Into Age 30A : among the men on the main sta ,
Operational Connecticut, the first mint
NATTC on April 13 tion. .
decoy ever to open its!
There will be two shows each letter from
\ the Bureau ot -- --- -
members of the fair
sex. '

night-the 1900 and main 2100 side April performanceat 12, and at Training PhaseAerial hasty Personnel departures may be from the the cause Junior of Chapel 1 Is Scene For Technical Training Ober,< ".... .,.5.,r". ,\"

the NATTC 1900 and 2200. April and Senior BOQ's before long Two Double Ensign Peggy Edwards 1 1a a
13. Extra shoes suits, and unnecessarygear Weddings tacked to the staff ot ta",
--- _.._-- Sharpshooters Com- A. C. Reed Chief of NaM :Ai
I :: are being sorted from many On Saturday. April 3, St.
Beneficiary Ruling mended By Dolccelc; Plane officers' wardrobes as they strip Edwards Catholic Chapel was the Technical Training! headjja
Contest On for possible action with the fleetin scene of two doub6 wedding cere in Chicago. IllinoIs. She Js1t
Important To Officers Recognition the near future. monies. charge of all WAVES who'aren11irg :

At Yellow/ Water The letter read in part "As In a ceremony conducted by trained in Technical schools.
I i
Oificers who will be affected by wartime requirements dictate : Chaplain Robert E. Delaney at Her special interest in visiting
the recent ruling of the Comptroller Their intensive training at the line officers under 30 years of 1030, Russell Standish S2c USN Jacksonville was to observe enlisted

General which states that the Naval Air Gunners school successfully age physically qualified for was married to Miss Rose Par llo, WAVES at work in technical
sum awarded in case of death to I completed, Company _7-43 sea duty will be ordered afloat I and Robert A Turner Baker 3rd jobs and to investigate the technical -
officers' beneficiaries will not be now heads for the operational I after a suitable.: training period I I class, USN, was married to Miss work being done here that may

allowed unless such beneficiarieshave training that will place them with : Exceptions for officers performing Dorothy Wyrkowskl. Both couplesare be assigned to enlisted WAVESin
been specifically designated, I the "wings" of the fleet as expert i highly specialized duties from Chicago Ill I II I the future. She was especially
combat f. for whom reliefs impressed with the reception given
are urgently requested to assign gunners. cannot I At 1500: Pvt. William E. WhiteI I
They have fired hundreds of be USMC and Miss Teresa the new group of T-speclalUts
such persons. I obtained among older officers I Icy !i I
The rounds under expert instruction Smith, of Pleasant N. Y., WAVES who show the results of
i! Comptrollers' ruling affectsall Plan of the Day dated April 6, Valley
with and machine thorough training for their jobs.
A-VNt( I Naval Reserve and i shotguns guns. 1943, refers to the exceptions in were united in marriage as were
have their lessons down Slim blonde and attractive F nsignEd..ards
NAVC Marine Corps Reserve. Officers They pat Pvt. Dominick G. Suplizio, Jr.
who have not filed Form:! in speed and range estimation. The full and supplies further instructions USMC. and Miss Julia Federici, of is convinced that the
BNP 903 immediately. This form air hours they will get in opera- 'i for those officers who wish Dubois Penn. Chaplain H. G Navy hasn !seen anything until

is the officers' beneficiary slip and ; tional tactics will put the finish-j!| to request sea duty Rotrige officiated at this ceremony. those tong-looked-for feminine me.
ing touches on their well-rounded talsmtths and aviation! mechanics
may be secured from Officers Rec-

ords Section, in the Administration training. .____ an
Building. Commander Edward E. Dolecek >lic Kelaltouet Uilor

The sum referred to above provides commanding officer, commendedeach I" Ensign Norma Flynn Public Relations
for payment in the event of I man for the fine spirit demonstrated officer of the U. S. Naval

death, of J500: for each complete'year '' during the necessarily Training Station, Georgia State

of continuous commissioned I rigid training period. College for Women, Milledgevitle,
11 active service after continuous Ten men were cited for their _." Georgia, has been engaged in the
service for one or more years. Officers high grades throughout the course. ',' study of public relations in the

must be on the A-VI( N) class They were: Corp. Harvey W. Krue- "wi' Navy in the'Chatleston Navy Yard
and have specified specific bene- I ger, who won first honors; Corp. and the Naval Air Station. Dur-

ficiaries to be eligible for this gratuity George Schrader, PFC John A. Pie- (: \. ing her visit, Ensign Flynn observed
kutowske ARM3c Thomas R. Gar- the yeomen of the WAVE
The Comptroller General has linger.' PFC William S. Cowling:, Ir regiment at work in various units

ruled that this sum is not payable PFC Paul P. Milzcewske. PFC Ed- [( I on the station. She was particu
unless such persons have been ward Sanches, PFC Charles W # larly anxious to learn from them

designated I Trapp. PFC James A. Reuscher ( if their training at Mllledgeville
.. and PFC Jesse R. Garrett.
-----1--! I I school for WAVE yeomen had
Plane Recognition Content them for their
pared properly '
More Navy To stimulate further interest In I c1i lets here,

I Recognition and to keep it con- Ensigns Flynn and Edwards,..
.0.11..4 rr.m pasp .e stantly before air gunners so thatit celved their Navy training at Mt
soloists are on the program and becomes second nature to them Holyoke College South Hadley,
one of the chaplains'! will deliver the NAGS announced a new week- Massachusetts at the U. S. Naval
the sermon. I ly recognition con te s t titled Training School for WAVES In
The fourth and final broadcast "Planes of the Day". Plane silhou the same class with the
of the second week on WJHP Tues- ettes will be posted at different of the other WAVE maJO.1
day at 2100 will feature the Com- spots on the base and winning con- tioned at Jacksonville-
mandant's Band in a concert pro testants will receive appropriate "
----- .
gram. Uriel C. Paynter is the prizes vs

bandmaster and he will be augmented lookout, Zero flints Drivers, Riders Warned
by 16 NATTC musicians. A "coke on the house" rewardfor
Baritone Tom Perkins will be breaking 25 straight birds at Although drivers of Naval vehicles

the soloist with the featured con- the Shotgun Range is a new offer are authorized to pick up
cert number being "Overture Eury- from the CocaColaCo.. J. A. and transport Naval personnel
anthe' Chapman ARM3c and E. A. Domi- proceeding in the same direction,
--- --- -- nique, AMM3c whetted their thirst both drivers and riders are cautioned -

GAS APPLICATIONS: when they each broke 50 straight. by Station authorities to

Applications for renewal of 'B" In a few months, the same m" exercise every possible 'care to
and "C" gasoline ration books, or will be graded "Zero" for the same prevent accidents. Drivers are for

additional gas, should be accom- straight shooting. bidden to allow passengers to alt
and -----"i i04--- on a load higher than six feet
panied by tire inspection automobile -
forms. from the pavement and under no
circumstances must drivers pe,
-to-- Effective this pay day all en- mit riders to lean or hang th

YELLOW FEVER SIIO1S .listed men should include their division arms! or legs out of windo'

Officers and enlisted men who number in the upperleftside Standing in any Naval veh _
need yellow fever shot can ob of their pay receipts In addition under the Jurisdiction of the Commandant

tain this treatment by reportingto to the name of the station except in those' designated [
the Main Dispensary at 1400 Thin new ruling stays In effect as "Station Buses" to strictly '

on any Wednesday or Thurnlay I iw Ind-flnitelv prohiblte.1.Page .

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