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 15, 1943
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
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""..,., s Goes: To Sea Fighting FrenchDetachment Eight Units- On Station Reach 100 JoIn


.': Has War Bond Allotment Campaign

.t f,'.,"' A New C. 0. HereLieut. As Gunners School Launched Bond Drive I I II Rivalry Departments Is Keen As BetweenAll Lead

j Changes Hands FrequentlyEight

... Comdr. Charles tNTS
HERE W units on the station have
Henri De Levis Mirepoix>I I I reached 100 percent enrollments in

Wants To Drive Germans the first week of the "War Bonds
I I Through Allotments" campaign,
Of 'France Soon
Out with 25: percent of the station personnel J
''r already signed up under this
"We want to make our way according to offi-
voluntary plan,
and drive
back to France cial records compiled by the WarBond
Germans out as soon as we can,
f Charles
Lieutenant Commander Keen rivalry has developed between -
Henri de Levis Mirepoix, the new
all departments on the station -
:1 I It
: commanding officer of the FightIng Late Wednesday afternoon
; French naval aviation unit at a Y the Personnel Department, Naval
the Jacksonville Naval Air Station Air Gunners School, Lee Field

said in an interview yester Auxiliary Air Station. Communi-

day.Lieut. Comdr. Mirepoix, who replaced
were waging a hot race for first
Andre Gibert as
place with frequent changes tak-
officer, praised Americans
few hours.
ing place every
Unit (jg) Roosevelt i as being "mentally alert, Latest' reports on all departments
in their affairs -
interested own
i CA vitally
are shown in the Visual
r Roosevelt and also in the welfare of Chart on the bottom of this page.
Another other states and
the people of Ten Individual sections at the
He said that he sees
Gunners School haH hit the 100

Casts His Lot On healthy"In this" sign l American for the future attitude of the a {;.' u1. .., dred-percenters percent mark. Other are the one-hun Chief

L world. j t.. f1. Comissary Stewards School;
Battlefronts Praises Station Hospitality"We ...... WAVES, attached to S. O. Head-

World are extremely happy here." Louise A. Powell, WAVE Sic, presents Comdr. E. E. Dolecek, Commanding quarters, at the Operations Tower -
he said "Your hospitality has been Officer, with war bond( allotment form .io( 1 at The Jacksonville and In the Radio Central
,. Roosevelt Goes most complete and friendly both Naval Air Gunners School as LJeut. S. E, Wager, left, station war I Watch section; A. T. D. Personnel
: Lieut. (jg) on the station and in Jacksonville. bond officer watches her technique. In the foreground (right) Lieut.I Office; Navigation Office;

w a.. To Sea With Admiral Price, However, all of us want to make Comdr. N. C;. Lee, Commander Doleeelc's executive officer is all readyto Radar Office; and the War Bond
our way back to France and drive become subscriber; No. 2 and next In 1:np, Leut. Comdr. A. W. Neal Office
Former NAS CommandantAnother the Germans out as soon as we waits for the No. S dotted line to be broken out. Opening gun In the The Chief Commissary Stewards -
can" war bond drive at the Nasal Air Gunners School was "fired" at 11 a.m. I School was the first to report -
member of America's "We all have families and Thursday and a few minutes later reports of 100 per cent subscriptions a one hundred percent en
famous "Rough Rider" family is friends in France from whom we came In from the Officers Mess! Kecreat'on! Building (crew Administration rollment. So quickly were the
about to cast his lot with fighting haven't heard for many months," Building crew, Ph>'8i*al Training Department, the n.o.Q.1t l'Is' men in that division signed! up -1
Yankees on one of Uncle Sam's he continued, "so you can see why crew and the Chief Petty Officers. that a (cook reporting aboanl
far-flung battlefronts. And if blood we are so anxious to get back i the station for assignment was
lines mean anything Axis powers into the fight enrolled within two hours of his ....

will be in for many an uncom- The men comprising the Fighting 9 Boots Chosen For V-12 Course; arrival at the school. pther
fortable moment when Theodore French come from all occupationsand departments were well on their

Roosevelt, III, reports for sea dutyas professions, said Comdr. Mire way to total enrollment am
a flag lieutenant under Rear poix, who graduated from the Wreck's Wife Wrestler shown by the accompanying;
Admiral John Dale Price. French Naval Academy in Brestin Physical chart
The Seaman Guard unit of the
Orders came this week detaching 1929. However, they are united
this Naval son of a fighting and have complete confidence in Station Goes 2- wife when you married her?" I Yard Department has enrolled 233
family from the Jacksonville Na- General Charles de Gaulle and the Training Harold-"Nineteen." I men of the 293 in the organization.These .

val Air Station, where he has restoration of a Free France. Toned With Arrival Of 76 Ed. Off.-"Well, I guess she has 263 sailors have allotted an
t served as aide to the executive Gen. Giraud Admired Colored Birthday been working while you are in theser.g amount more than fifteen percentof
Boys; the unit's total income. It is
officer and transferring him to ce,
"We also have the greatest admiration
expected that, when all the men
duty. Young Roosevelt had Cakes AboundThe I Harold-"No sir. She hasn't
sea and respect for General
enrolled, their allotments will
able to work more since are
been attached to the Jacksonville been any
Henri Giraud and the Fighting following recruits from the. out total more than $3,000 monthly.
station since February 1942. He I the last time she got thrown
French who are fighting in North
Naval Training Station ( Competition between sections
promoted from Ensign I of the ring.
was recently Africa, he added. recommended by the within the is keen as
to Lieutenant, Junior grade, 4 Camp) were Ed. Off. "What was she, a departments
Born in Paris on January Officer In Charge to the Commandant I instructor?" the campaign enters its second
In the U. S. Naval Reserve. physical
1912, Comdr. Mirepoix, following as worthy of appointment for Harold-"No sir. She was a lady week on the station. "The aim of
All Americans recall with pride I his graduation from the AcademyIn I the Navy's new V-12 college train- wrestler. Wanna see a picture of all personnel." said Captain Michael -
the exploits of hU grandfather, 1929, traveled throughout the
Ing program : I little boy*" : "should be to place this station -
Theodore (Teddy Roosevelt of world on various French naval John Vernon Little Cincinnati my Ed. Off.-"I certainly would." I high on the list of the Na-
"Rough Rider" fame. It was in vessels before entering the Naval I 0.; Albert Lester McGlaun Jr.. I I' He was a handsome, blond tion's air stations."
September of 1898 that Teddy Aviation school In 1934. He was I Cocoa, Fla; William Johnson Mc- I'child of two and standing beside i Those who have not already
Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" were in the first class to graduate from 'Elwaln, Jr., Tallahassee Fla.: the youngster was the stalwart I made out an allotment equal to

('oatianed om pace right Continued en page tight John Henry Morris, Jr., New Or i. Amazon with the shoulders and I at least ten percent of their monthly -

leans, La.; Robert William Pitt, : biceps of an Ail-American tackle, pay, are urged to join in this
Detroit Mich.; Charles Ray Sand- 'Page Damon Runyan-the Physi drive.
I. War Bond Box ScoreAs lin, Montgomery Ala.; Albert cal Wreck and the Wrestler! I Secretary Knox, speaking at the
{I Junior Smith, Mlshawaka Ind.,; Camp Goes 2-Toned

of 1000, April 11thDepartments I Daniel Newton Chauncey Whittel- ( The Boot Camp has just gone : ?olis.
I sey, Bay Shore. L. I., N. Y.'and two-toned and taken on a duskier number of destroyers, twice the
A Squadrons. 10 20. 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100. % :, FlaVius Jennings Yandle, Lyons hue. Seventy-six colored boys ar : number of all warships, three times

Recruit Center t Ga. rived on board last week for recruit I the number of aircraft and many
Staff of N.A.O.T---. _- I Harold's Better Half training. Back home went : times: the number of aircraft carriers -
Naval Training Stat (Adm.). __- G Harold Bwas a good messen several zoot suits with the stuffed I that were In the Navy in
Aviation Training ger, in fact a very good messenger I, cuffs, and "solid sets of threads" i 1942 will be produced this year.
Ordnance & Gunnery 0 He could scoot out and bringIn I were replaced by attire less resplendent This great building effort by the
Assembly & Repair a recruit for an interview lathe ; time-honored dun aI nation is financed for the most
Yard Department I A Educational Office In practi I part through war bonds and
CommunicationsMain cally nothing flat. Although he i rees.The boys hail from all over the I II I stamps. Only by pledging every

Dispensary .I r. was a medical holdover awaiting South and no single state pre- I Continued on page right
Public Works discharge, he was efficient. I I dominated. The entire contingent
Supply After having had one or two has shown creditable adjustment Film; Made Here Now

Personnel .. interesting experiences using medical I to a new life and Navy training. :
Physical Training__ holdovers for messengers, the : Reports from the Medical Depart- Showing At Florida"Air
Squadron VO-VCS No.1' Educational Officer lost no time in I Contlnurd en .page eight Crew," a two-reel Pathe
Squadron VBP2 No.1--.. L. asking him about his physical ----- News feature filmed on this Station -
Squadron VPB2 No. 2- status. Harold replied: i Navy RadioPo9r; ----:1 j jI opened at the Florida Theatre -
Squadron VSB No. 1 I "Sir, I'm just a physical wreck In Jacksonville today for a
I 1'"oliov*Ing In a Hot of Navy
: to the doctors. They say
Squadron VF No. 1 according bj six-day run ending April 21.lOne .
Radio presented I
Lee Field Air Sta. (Adm.) I X my teeth are beyond repair, my local radio stations every week of the "This America"
Cecil Field Air Sta. (Adm.)_ broken shoulder isn't strong from the Jacksonville Naval Air I series being produced by Paths,
Naval Air Gunners School enough, I've got kidney" trouble Station I II "Air Crew" depicts all p.iases of
"f'' and a flat left foot. I'' : Jax. from Boot
Naval Hospital I'ridays-1VJAX ((2100-2130) I II I training at NAS
And then the following conver- I
the winning of
Marines Natal Air Technical Training I Camp through
sation ensued: I

Goal .................................._......._.....80% Ed. Off.-"Are you going back I, Center" auditorium, "Na\y Air- ,I t I wings prospective by a experiences typical cadet In and combat his
home when come I InRS.
your _papers '
Present Attainment ......................................?.. ........23% through?" I I !Saturday WMBR (2000- 'against the enemy. used
Harold-"Y I ISundaysWI'DQ throughout for the cast of the picture
to my wife. Sweetest girl In the "Swing With the Navy. i
I (1930-2000) and one of the top-notch
100% Honor RollSubdivislonl'l I world. shows the award of battle
Ed. Off.-"I didn't know you I All Saints Chapel "Navy i
.'* "f'IIt-1 decorations to six genuine Navy j
were married. How old are you? per* I -
Reporting 100% Participation !In War Bond Tue-sdays-WJIIP (2100-2130)) heroes stationed here. I
WAVES attached to S. O. Headquarters Chief Harold-UTwenty-one. I on
Drive department
Allotment : Practically every
how have Naval Air Technical TrainingCenter ;
School A.T.D. Personnel Office, Navigation Ed. Off.-"And long in the
) Commissary auditorium. "Naval Air Main Station Is represented
\ Office, Radar Office and War Bond Office; Radio Central you been married! Station Concert Band. I film one of the dramatic aerial

",Watches 1, 2, and 4; WAVES of Operations Tower. Ed.Harold-"Five Off.-"How years.old was your shots was made at Lee Field.

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Two 'JAX AIR NEWS 'April '$$5. '1443


t Naval I Hospital !I Cominttinlands Pine Bond' Popular On Station Army-Navy "E"Ceremony

Trains WAVESTo Plans


Be CorpsmenOne a Are CompleteContractors t


Month Indoctrination X Honored For

Course In Progress; Nurses Work On This Other Stations -

Detached New Doctor All Pledge Continued

HereAn Efforts

Indoctrination course has Lieut. Comdr. Marl H. Tiiou-

teen stalled at the Naval Hospital Ten public works officer has an
for the training of WAVES ". nounced that plans have been
as Hospital Corpsmen. On Apt II completed for an appropriate
6 fifty WAVES reported as the at the Station band shell
first; group of Hospital' Appr'enlicf's The Commandant's Band which forms the major portion of the Radio Concert ..rdu..tra. Is picture! here on ceremony April 17 when the' three con
2c* to be Indoctrinated into at the Main :Side Mul Shell, opposite the Administration Building where they I play for station personnel trading companies responsible for
duties. after morning color, and often during the noon hour "Picnicker (station civilian and enlisted' pertwm-
Hospital Corps i constructing Air Station and
The WAVES came from Cedar net who carry their lunch to work) often kit by during- the noon lunch hours to enjoy the fine mulal numerous other project under 'the

Falls Iowa, where they received presentation by the band under Bandmaster Uriel C. Tajnter's conducting _. ___ ___ _____ __ Naval Air Operational TrainingCommand
their recruit training, and are being --I -- ---- I receive the Army-Navy

quartered, for the present at First 10 I Waves Get j "E": production award.
the WAVE barracks, Naval Air Experienced Musicians From Main Side Meanwhile heads of the three
with other components of II ,
Station, Advancements HereA companies to be honor.d--Ct; nig.
the WAVE Regiment. H. Hodges of the Duval Engineering .
One-Month: Course group of ten WAVES was NA TTC Play With Station Concert Band and Contracting Co.. George

The indoctrination period for advanced in ratings April 1, after I, D. Auchter of the George D. Audi-
iy one month.At h and E. F. Cook of the
Hospital Corpsmen passing the main station examina 1-- ter Co.,
the end of their course they tion :March 18. Bandmaster U. C. Paynter ductor of a Unit Band, with the Batson-Cook Co.' jointly signed a
will l>e rated according to their Initiating the WAVES educational : rating of 1st' musician. letter recently' to James Forrtstal, ;
JHCVIOUS training and the outcome I program and displayingtheir Is First To Graduate I I 1 Served on Many SI lmips 1| Under Secretary of the Navy, In ;
of their personal and scholastic As' Bandmaster he served aboard which expressed appreciation '
new badges aa evidence of they !
From Music School
Navy : the President's ship during the .
1 c'onl. their higher ratings are: Audrey Ifor the recognition given their efforts
A large: percentage of the Metz RM3c, Marjorie Tyler. RM3c goodwill tour of South America. and pledged renewed' determination .
Three fourths of the who He has been attached to various
WAVES have had previous training Mary L, Bowers SK2c, Victoria men "to continue to merit the
in the field of medicine and S. Qtlswold, SK2c, Edith Petrie. comprise the Naval Air Station 38 battleships and cruisers. On several I award" Their letter read as fol
nil of those chosen for the indoctrination Y3c Eloise Cole, Sic, Thelma piece concert band heard over occasions Psynter has been lows :
have had to meet the required Balerl. Sic Eleanor Kyle, Sic, I Radio Station WJHP the last two appointed Fleet Bandmaster Under "We acknowledge receipt of your
standards of the Bureau of 'Martha Marshall, Sic and Jean Tuesdays are graduates of the U. that honorary title he playedat communication\ . in which you
I' S. Navy School of Music, Wash- the San Francisco ,
Medicine! and Surgeiy Zimmerman, Sic. inform us that the Army and Navy
Their curriculum here consist: Enlisted WAVES follow the line-ton. D, C. The remaining have 1939.; and at the Seattle, Washington have conferred upon us the Army-
<4: first aid and minor surgery, I Inurting :, same channels as the men in their or attended music conservatories Music Festival 1940 Navy "E" award for outstanding
art, metrology hygieneand I educational advancement. After I schools and private ;, Tuesdays radio program Is only performance in the construction of
sanitation anatomy and physiology I completion of the prescribed course I tutors. ;, one of the varied entertainment' ): facilities for the Navy in and
as well as thorough in- : books passing practical factors, I Director of this Band is Bandmaster ,afforded personnel 1 by the station around Jacksonville Fla.
ckntrination in the actual ward and and recommendation of commanding Uriel C. Paynter USN. bands. i "The energetic and intelligent'
upon I Sixteen of the best musicians from .. .. .
other special duties. officers in their units i l ----- vat I cooperation of the officers of the
Nurs-* Are Instructor I they may take the regularly ache- the Naval Air Technical Training Bureau of Yards and Docks at
:Members of the Hospital staff duled examinations at the Main Center band have been "loaned"to 10 Sports Leaders Washington and in the field' have
ate charged with the responsibility Station. the band by Bandmaster Robert contributed-materially to the at-:
of indoctrinating the WAVES. Ensign Grace Brown Taylor, French of NATTC.To I compllshmenta for which we have
Th nurse instructors! are: Ens. personnel officer of the WAVES provide the necessary added : Named For Waves 'received the citation.

Hfltn Schlesinger, Ena. Ida Louise regiment is educational officer for instrumentalists for such a large i I "The conferring of this honor ifl
Rivers and En!!. Hazel LouiseRemer. many of the WAVES and coordinator organization the NATTC provided I sincerely appreciated. We will do
D for the educational program Milton B. Weary Musician 1st An extensive athletic program II our utmost to continue to merit
Ensign Francis E. Lutz of the conducted for all WAVES. class, a former member of the will soon be underway in the the award and to serve our coun
WAVE Regiment has reported *s Asked about the ambitions of U. S. Marine Corps Band and the Waves area. A large number' of try."

director of the women in connection the WAVES in general Ensign San Diego Symphony Orchestra enlisted Waves have already sign i In a letter to the presidents of
with the new program an will be on duty at the hospital as "The replied are eager for ad- 1st class oboist, a former member different sports tary Forrestal previously had
a member of the Staff. I: vancement'and mindful of the privilege of the Rochester Symphony The l'oCI'anwhich is being : commended them highly for outstanding -
Three Nurses Detached that- is theirs in this great Orchestra, and the American organized by Ensign J. Ann performance in wartime
Three nurse have been detached Navy." Youth orchestra that toured the Hughes, athletic and welfare officer construction He pointed out that '
from the Naval Hospital for duty country with Leopold Stokowsky. I of the Waves regiment includes the production award carries with ,I i
fljsewhere. They are Ens.!! Marion' Kxterlenc| *>d 1\h..lc"aall I tennis, badminton, swimming it the right to display the Army

B. Clark. Ens. Rachel Mitchell ; J. T. Lenoir 1st Musician, trombonist and diving, softball, basket- Navy "K"! flag at their field headquarters -
and }o nll. Marion L. Taylor. |I I Fighter Pilot Here a student of the Cincinnati! ;ball, archery and Peteka-Rio. in Jacksonville and also
Doctor Richard Leland Fo.t"r.I Conservatory of Music, has played Ten Wave athletic leaden have extend to all employes at the site
Lt. fur active duty at the Naval Hospital Given Navy CrossLieut. Orchestra and others; Eugene De- the organization of classes' of instruction pin "in recognition of the vital
as an interne. He will serve Sanctio, Musician 1st class studied and in the scheduling: of contribution of each workman to
Ht the Hospital I for a period of oboe at the New England Conservatory teams for intramural competition. the provision of facilities essential
one year. Dr. Foster is a g I'ad- (}Ig) Hall DecoratedFor of Music. These and many The Wave athletic leaden are: to the winning- the war"
l Mildred Barton, RM3c Isabel "
irate of the University' of Louisville others too numerous to mention is confidentially expected
Downing Jap Plane came from N A TTC. 'i Bradford, Y3c. Nellie Gidley, S2c the Under Secretary declared
Madeline R. Hillman Sp t'T) 3c "that your continued performanceof
---- ----- Despite Vast AntiAircraftFire On the Main Side is, hierbertJung
Grace liostor d, S2c, Dorothy Jean the construction work on th..efacUities
; 1st Musician and a former
Very F. Howe Weds Miss Davis
member of Washington, D. C., Koch, SK3c, Norma Medelros, Y3c, will be so outstanding as
On the afternoon of April 8. U. S. Navy Band Joeseph Borow- Florence Paulson RM3c, Irene to justify the continuation of thin
U>48. Veil F. Howe, AMMSc and | Lieutenant f ijg) William Me>rld- sky 1st Musician; and french horn Redstone, Y3c, and Janice Simon, I award six months hence, or until
eth Hall of Tupelo, Miss, Navy Y3c, I It the
Mica Huby Mae Davis were united player, former member of a Marine work under contract is completed -
fighter pilot stationed here, is anew (Editor's Note: InCase you're ."
JH marriage in a ] '
ceremony pertorcre(1
and Johann
: I
of the Cross "
wearer Navy wondering about "Peteka-Rlo
the Lieut.
t Chaplain A. J. Clements Fultz, 1st Musician and assistant Comdr. Thouren stated
He was presented the decorationby editor checked with three veteran that
nt All Saints Chapel. Witnesses leader' plays trumpet. high officers both of the
wore Mrs. Albert Ferrell and Mr. Captain S. J. Michael comman- Fultx H well known in local sports writers but not one of them Army and the Navy are expected
Thomas S Tucker. dant of the Station, "for heroism Jacksonville music circles and is had ever heard of it. A call to to participate in the ceremony,
In air combat during the occupa- the Wave Regiment brought the which will be held at the bAnd
---- -W---- leader of a dance band the station
on -
tion of the Solomon Islands!! the Information that it wax "sort of shell on Saturday. Rear Admiral
called "Jive Bombers". He
pliers Beat Merrill Stevens The Navy department's official I j also teaches'! trumpet at the Jacksonville -" a handball badminton." Leave it Ben Moreell, chief of the Bureauof
citation for the 23-year-old air ace to the Waves to start '
something !) Yards and Docks, will head a
Herarr the result|," of the read: I'I'"f'or College of MuMc.' I I distinguished
-- expectedfrom
Many of the men have become I
between the heroism
terday extraordinary as
gum y
Washington for the occasion.:
well known
Mtution and the Merrill Steven" pilot of a fighter plane during i In Jacksonville through Warning On Wearing Representing the Army will be
shipyard. nine placed at ]Mason I action against enemy Japanese contributions to local music' Col. D. W
Of Medals Griffiths. U. S. Army
fit-lit. forces in the Solomons Islands groups. Some have studied at the Explained I district engineer of Jacksonville
Jacksonville\ College of Music All
R H E During operations of the United The I l find Major Alexander Brest, ecretarytieaauter -
States Naval and Marine forces in I are former members of champion Area ('aml' IK'1 Medals,
Mwrtll St.vr>(. . ... 6 8 2 support' of the occupation of the I ship school bands or well known established! bj Alnav' 287 of 1012, [ of the Duval En.I -

Air S*.." on. . . 7 16 1 islands' Lieutenant Hall with utter -; orchestras. Those who are regular I were not intended for Individual! I; now glneering and Contracting Co.. an.
disregard for his own personal' Navy enlistees' which is a large: whose permanent duty station on active duty. Rear AdmlraA
---- --- B. Cook chief of NavaJ Air
--I safety in the face of tremendous j majority, have already put in a wan within the continental limits
New Deadline anti-aircraft fire, pressed' home a I cruise aboard Flagships of the and wo, therefore, devoid of the : Operational Training, and Captain
fleet. hazards, of Mar real or potential, I I Stanley J. Michael, commandant of
fearless and determined attack
.* II routine for the JAX
copy In : the JA>T Ant the Jacksonville Naval Air Station
t Navy 19 Year NKWS ha been
niiiot be Int against a hostile four-engined flylog1 -
AW NKVvH turned will represent their respective
Informed.In .
& I boat and shot It down. His In charge of the radio conceit commands
mornInstead gallant initiative and courageous band composed of the two station case where the )N!'ruianentduty
of the
ceremonies for
devotion to In bands is Bandmaster Uriel C. station leas within the continental I
previously announced. However I duty were keepingwith (
I I ceremony will be Federal Judge
the traditions of the Paynter USN who has served Vnlted Stale, officers :
it IN ***'-utlal that most of the : highest I..oui.V.. Strum f I f the lIOuth..ntIillttht
who bj reason of orders to temporary
stones. Intended for publication U. S. Naval Service"The with the Navy for JP years. He of Florida.
I", In Hieditorial offices of the : I flyer is the son of Mr. and enlisted in 1924, and was sent (o I acldltioual duty outside, The brief which has
.JAX AIR =NKUS, Boom Ml. i Mrs. Finley K. Hall of 519 Main San Diego, Calif., for recruit train IIcontinental United' Slatesconsider been announced program Includes a concert
AehoinllltationlInf'', 8"1'111'' Street. Tupelo, and had attended ingIn view of his. past musical 'h..nl"f'h'f'III eligible for the
by Commandant's Band of the
one of the Medal must obtain
Mississippi State for three experience' he was rated a mu i- '
< before the deadline, leaving '- : yearswhen Naval
oyM Air Station with Bandmaster -
the s.le.t stories for the InutJay. he entered Naval aviation in dan 2nd class by the Officer in I the approval of the Chief ofNaval
,' Most of the copy should I' December, 1940 He wan awardedhis I Charge at San Diego and sent to'' Personnel or the Comj j I invocation' Uiiel C. Paynter directing W.;
by Reuben
IK- turned In on 1'rlda.vn, list" tiirtly wings at the Miami Naval Air the School of Music on the Train V. 8. Marine Corps i ian Captain
Shrinn. senior air
'" appropriate| lfore hey. wilj. chaplain at the
: and Monday before ptiblluli i i Station in August of 1M1. ing Station, as an instructor where'hr station
introduction of distlnKinshed
: -
entitled to wear such 'I..dlli.It ,
I Lieutenant Hall, who has Wen' stayed for three j
< n. That U the only way In years :: guests Strum
by Judge :
on temporary duty with an advanced In World War I he loo' WAN" explained.|
which complete can J "
1 indentation of the ]; fluff( by
--- --
.INI given by thin nt'w""I..r.| I i carrier training squadron young to enlist HO he organized a )Hear Admiral Moreell to Major
AM. all espy from detartmen-- 'i here, will soon report to the Naval Kansas Htate Guard. Band in Topeka > Proper Mail Brest who will accept it for the
air station. nt Glenview 111. for Kansas.In .
.tal l r.y".rlers> should l be double three companies token presentation -
....-! and tyM.wrilten on only I further temporary duty before returning IK36. after several! years at Student Offk'era and WAVEScan hI the lapel l pins by COlon.
"ire nMn{ of the |>a >er. Your -o- to the fleet "to watch the fotoa. I'stynter wan selected to attend assure quick Ue41very t-l mail Griffith,* and acceptance of t)..

ut| ratoii! will help| to josh the'JMX 'riving mn'__go___dc>wn"_ __, _hI_ ht_ put. it the Navy tkhrol of Music, by notifying their rou*>nMwu' .ntM pin for the employes by Albert I
: Ails NI:\\ S the finest | u. Washington; D. C., whore )<*' tit u- that th(ir i''io{*r mail address !IN ANhtun. J. I). DuJanev and C. E.
,"'wt<|Mw | .ir .U.t".y orirwnlMiUoii. I ie J"IIm.fur H nhin coiniHMrifJ uncut scud conducting'' Hr wan the U. a. Naval AirFlcxiUa. HtutlulI't Jlch'JlI"II n- .tJoJl.lll Anll.iin, while the MIMrncc ||-
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r; Bluejacket Heath Belongs To Army Snappy Program I Like Airplanes Softball And Here JukeBoxes To Stay I

Exclusive Bond Club With 546,000Invests Is Arranged For Hy Bernard Kahn I -- terms th

of ,
.. Like the airplane and Juke boxes, league comprised
Softball Is here to stay. 'B8.8 ban's'' Commissioned Officers: league

$25,000 In War Smoker Tonight offspring has mushroomed Into'< made up of 12 outfits and. two
A & R leagues to be
national popularity In a compare : eight-team :
Bonds; Formerly Ran Profitable lively few years and the fast out identified as the East and the '

Radio Shop Chaplain "Cy" Rotrig doors game shows definite symptoms I, West division. Machinist Cliun-

Takes Over As Producer! ; of being a major sport thl: I sen is in charge of the +A :8r ft

Radioman David Morgan Heath, summer at the Jacksonville Naya loops which get under way! -next

, .' of the Station Communications Department Jitterbugs Glennon, Musi Air Station I I Monday.In .

,, holds the distinction of Are Features Captain Stanley J. Michael, the opening National loop
, 1: being the first sailor to become a Commandant of the station, gay< I contest, Pointek and Dernmtt

! : member of the army's most exclusive Chaplain Henry J, (ICy) Rotrig Softball a shot In the arm righ I I teamed up to give the Assembly

:" club the San Angelo Army will be the captain of the show and off the. bat by personally pltchln// ,.: and Repair boys a 13-5 dec i won

i' Air Field $1,000 War Bond Club. Yeoman Billy Read, a foime out the first ball to officially opei over Ordnance & Gunnery's nine
f j Sailor Heath won his spurs In Broadway song and danceman, will the competitive play In the National I I Pointek pitched the win and Short..

" the "Club" by Investing $?5,000 in be the quartermaster, at the fifth league one of a number of :.: stop Detmott collected three hit
United States War Savings Bondj Victory Smoker tonight at 1930: at circuits that began to functioi: to lead the offensive. The S3im<.n

, and an additional $21,000 in other Mason Field Stadium. this week. I Guards blanked: T 5. 3-0. in another

I government securities. That's af New boxers) singers and act Captain Michael reported for N. L. tilt behind the 1--hit:

j' fortune in any man's league. will be combined with the music of mound duty and cut loose the first..I hurling of J. B. Horning
The unauumlng first class radioman Buddy Balbo and his Bluejacket pitch to Commander Eddie Mahai I i As an added Incentive tor softball -

created much lifting of eye to make this smoker even mor behind the plate. However, there enthusiasts Lieutenant Clarke

brows out San Angelo way when entertaining than the previou i la many a slip betwixt the pitch Is going to organize a "varsity"

h. wrote Sgt. Btllie Hanks, founder one, all of which have been well er's box and the plate and Lieut. :I Station nine chosen from the bout

and organizer of the $1,000 received.On Commander Roman J. Miller, the..: talent in the various and sundry

War Bond Club, aa follows: taking over the woik of first batter In the inaugural ceremony ., leagues The Station Softball crew

"How about moving otter and Chaplain J. (Jack) Lewis, who laid down an intield roller ,I will participate in the City league<

making another neAt In thin etrhtlv has departed for duty at sea on the" initial toss. Comdr. Mahaip play and tackle teams from out

club of yours tot a sailor. Chaplain Rotrige expressed) hop '!'ggel t him out at first. I lying station whenever the opportunity

I n.tlc Kl In the paper about OAVIO HEATH I that he would be able to compensate Clarke bleeds Program Is provided.
of ChaplaIn Lieutenant Gordon Clarke of th : Opening guns were fired In the
the absence
I want to put in for
your club and put it where It's the safest in the
commissioned officers'
three cent worth. When Heath mixes bust Lewis at the Thursday nigh athletic department, has outlined icomprehensive league
r,. my government. Softball s'hduletor Tuesday with Supply Commissary
the war broke out, I odd' my ness with patriotism, and points smokers.
I, under the direction defeating Student Officers Headquarters
the Station,
from ,
{ wholesale Judging program
buiine. which way
that War Sivinga Bonds "Is
been and at. of Lt. Comdr. L. E. Haakell. athletic in an 18 to 17 slugfest
radio and reiHat'd, l in the Naval which has : organised
the best interest can gelanywhere.
you Rotrlge. i it officer. It calls for hostilities : while Operations beat T 5. li to
K4 'rve sad put my money in ." ranged by Chaplain
War Bemis. amounting t. "!\: Victory s..nf'lr seems that another fine entertain- on a number of fronts on the I 1.1. In the American loop, RecruitShlp's
Station with the enlisted men'iNational Company trimmed the Boat
With the
00. Uoea thin ne a m.nth.rahl merit is In store
that the
.. Heath 1 logically explains once of the glib-tongtibd and quick league composed of IS Mouse, 6 to 2 and the Hospital
," government must hare money to who this weel k clubs, the enlisted men's American downed the VM hangar, 15 to 7.
witted Read return
rated membership ,
Hea it not only a finance the war. against the Axlt .
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grand investment mak* s him the I it, ton" ChapMin ha.4 prepared an exceptional -

second biggest buyer of War Savings An a sailor Heath well knows bill of talent The Ladder i Perry Tops NAGS
Glennon whose black*fao>
Bonda in the exclusive[ organ too that the, more money Invested Joe ,
isatlon, which in open only to en- in War Honda for conveiston Into act "wowed" the laige ;audienc

listed men of all blanches of the planes, ships, tanks and guns the two weeks ago, will be back will Advancements In Graduates With
Heath has handsome a skit entittled "WAACoon". Jitterbug -
armed forces. a sooner victory will be attained Ratin9j I
head start in the campaign and he and millions other Amer- review by four .downtowi At NAS

to enroll all Naval personnel on tcaiu will return to their pursuitof negroes promise to set a fast tern Grade Of 3.78
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the station in the War Bond Allotment peace: and happiness at home. po for the show. Dorothy Parker I

plan which is gaining! momentum Not content with Just Joining the from Jacksonville\ may be presen Following\ is the final list of<
this week service and putting all his moneyin to sing a few "blue" notes Budd; Jacksonville. Naval Air Station enListed Two More Classes OF F

Before war broke out Heath also devotes hU spare time- that I after a layoff last week. LI. indicated, effective March 1st.T .

operated a lucrative wholesale radio is, what little there Is of Itto I "Andy" WaUtrom, of the AthU,tl< < t\M\'-M..u.l. Sylvlo Bugle. ;ish Course; 20 Honor Men

business In Charlotte, N. C. extra duties and experimentation: i Department has lined up a half Alan t J e l"TW Oo<.)rji<> H Terropivj: : Commended
Father of three-year-old twins, he's I I ,Joren strong men for the boxin; I l-w, OMirfd: U. K.nnoth D. V'lnivnl I
with an Invention, Ha is expeu- JiruM C. VVthHlT. .
one of the army of typical ..Ameri menting with a new type diving matches tt) precede the stage en .) AOMlo-U>!> rt M. Alken Jr.. I Ready for aerial I combat duty on I

cansthe plain and unassuming;, mask Moreover n* A membo1 tertalnment. Wllllim R. Bjlsl-y, Kenneth R. Bjten one of the important war fronts,
wfco have sprung from the workshops of the Coot Gunl auxllUty\ At the fouith Victory Smoke *> Kenneth R. Brewer two more classes of gunners were

the fields, the factories and Heath spends one of his coveted last week all han.ta gave thtI'! To AOMA'Leornnl Allen DilliccW. I graduated: Saturday at the Naval
the counter whenever \est In entertainment and in sup Bdnl>r. Alllton B. Bowers Eugene Air Gunners School. Yellow Water.
grocer's" off nights each week im patrol R B.vle.' .lama B Chin.iler, Herr
Uncle Sam sounds the call to the duty for 21 hours' I tort of the show when they heart K.:: Coo. John T D 13 \"/ I Experts with all Nary: email,

h colors. The 30-year-old radioman Heath come from a family of 14 I that Chaplain: Lewis was about to Dlck! >n. Samuel I J. iuiintt; Jo'm: fHinnvry I arms, Including the big .:JO caliber
to Invest in WarSavings be detached from the station. It Mulon C. ttiay. KennetliGro :Runs, bopihs, fuses and signal
urge3 everyone brothers and sist r3. h, fouls K Jrove: bdwjril! E.; /
j Bonds but there la no has been acclaimed aa the best Hjrvey.Cllffonl. "lares these
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J glittering phrases or brittle wisecracks performance to date "Music [in T. Hunt. Carl L Hurst
from thin tall, Blender' Men Show InterestIn War Time," a sKIt prepared: and Peter T. [tutdu,>tion, ..l4nt. H Li.v.<. young men ,are

Southerner. Of his large Invest directed by Chaplain Lewis, drew J llll'y.>. Thomj Hirry A.1.: lynch.Ct'Ni\n\M<: \:: - now qualifiedto

ment, his reticence Is that of a hearty applause. The Maypor1 Norris I L.wrenl'L.. Own, IM<, ..ln a fight as machina -
man embarrassed about discussing( College ProgramInterest !! lance orchestra, and tenor singer R. I'olk, Jack Itevels. WaynRlfiv,
his( peisonal affairs. also came In for a large shaftof lln;, William S. Robinson. EJwanl, ISchult gunnersin
I' Lawrence U. Smith. any of theNuy't
all his( praise.
did Heath put money
Why in the Navy's V-12 college Melbourne C. Smith. Itiiwvaid L
The Twin, two profes- :: patrol
Into government bonds and securities 5n>n<.. Curtis J. Thompson Joseph C '
for student
? "That'a simple," he says."Because l training program slonal girl singers. were called Wtll r. Jr. John Warren| VVIIIUin H scout, torpedo or
if the country bunted officers showed a marked increase; back several times for encores, su WttMin It()'.ert L. Winnie Kenneth I II. r bombing pUaea.AMM3C .
goes this week amnenU..te,1 personnel. I.. World, Howjid F Wolfe! I
/ Lelohter. of the Med .
U good ao I was Lt. (Jg) V. B.
no anyway
money T. AOM: 'MINn V. BjfhMdi. sin ,
as a barge number of application bat <
teal Staff who popular ,
sang ( Perry is thfuutsndin.lt'mlin
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:rind queries! were received by the lads. These end others made up A. BuiR!"f'. '|'*YI'''. teirnfi/ I ;
Is Fine Station Educational office. a fine evening's entertainment. 1.. CAlUwitv. Lincoln' G. Cleveland in both groups
Hospitality ; The deadline for applications itprontlsel wTKlil M Condo Herman L. CnwfonlWlllltni
better yet
But evening Perry
with a final
W. D\ir\ Johnnie Ertmond'
But Not Goat Flesh through division officers for the tonight. *>n. e wl.J Earl: W grade of 3.73 for the course. Ten
V-12 program was on April It --- -- Grubby rni gri: A Clarence; B, honor men in each class receivedthe
of the and not April 15 as: previously an- Uoffhiu, Kermit M, Huff Thomas
With meat rationing one K Key. personal commendation of

main topic of conversation among QOlinCtHi. Navy BirthsAt Fled E" Klllaore.. George V. King Commander E E. Dolecek, commanding
candidate from the
the of goat flesh has been espoused Sixth Naval District will receive St. Vincent' Hospital( Jacksonville (Borniril: I*. Mastery, William H. MoCloskcy. their high standing They are:

extent of late, but appointments for training in theoveted : Thomas W. Murphy Auauvtu IS H AM
to some : Ui M. Owons. Mirvln f. Pillon. Marvtn Company Slater K. ,
V 12 Seaman and Mrs John Clifford *
Appointments -
goat slaughtered, cut up hide and : program In the nine a will be announced
all and thrown Into a pot to makea : April 5IJut A. Rice Elmer U, Shubert OjrUn I 181; Bowen L. B., AMM3c, :1.57;
stew is far from appetizing, even Ittter pint of June and the first amt Mri FrincU, E.lwllrclSchl'j.t..r. M. Slater. Kullas: N. A., AMM3c 3.57, Hjelle,
will foe ordered to KrjnvM" KJward, Mon E. Mosler. I.lon-!
group college u son To PRlc Ooiftu
to members of the crew oran 3.; E., AMM3c 3.53; Wheeler, M.
hungry .
.i'v. nLl K Wit i'en. Ti PfUr-nvrljjlitV.
American merchant ship torpedoed about July 1. (,> tlJ:Jti) and Mrs. O,lli" C'lOp.ortJomld. nijnwslw, Jr. Mat If, (''It\tt: >r. To Q.i AMM.Io. 3.51; Anderson, O. U.MM3c .,
at sea Enlisted men between the agesf [ a; son UL>|hl.? Cooper Monday, PR. O-lUroM E. SUats. Tt" ARMloOl -- \ 3.51: ; Knopp, F. C.. AMM
1? anti 2.1: who have gravitated 1 1 5: B. Hiiitln orTc .
> April {
Landing on the west coast of school Chief Yoeman and Mrs Oljf O.St ARM&-Joneph( E. Bra.1s.hjwRrtlictt 3c, 3.50; Miller, M. M., Att "1 c,
frontt' accredited are
Africa the survivors were treated high ftnsen. a daughter, find Curd,,, L Cl+rk, John L. Colil., ,Ii... ::1.?><); Bennett, C. S. Jr., ARM.'c:: ,
by the natives and shared jhgiblo to apply for V-12 training. MnclJy, April .7. Thomas S. Fennell, Fred U. Lvillf. S.19
royally the : and Mi*. ME'rl'lll M. Mo John C
The program provides men Ensign Richard Mines. Bill: Pnrnell.
their hospitality tor eight days Daniel FrldJV. April 9.Chief Tye. Jjnips A. Atkins. Funk J. Bali- Company 19 Perry. F. B., AWUCc.
Then came the goat, slaughteredand with an opportunity to study atone i aa -iut\ir.\; Rlchiitl; K. Juhrt. wonder John E, Brnmhy, Andrew VIMntnMi : 3.73; ParUplano. J. J., ARM

cooked hide and all. That was ollht'nAUon's leading colleges I ion. a tan, KlchirJ KraneU. FrIJiy, i i. John J. Carroll Troy O CllfIon. : 5c.[ :3.!\\}: Caudle, P. E., AMM: ::(.,
and to become officers upon giadjatlon. MM'II !}. KolK. t C. o.'l'k"r Taylor, n. O.*td
hardened 3.51) OeddU T. AMM3c 3 19C !
too much even for the ; Chief end Mrs Itomer NlxJorf a Francis E. Dewier t.pon-jrrt D. E\:in* ; D. :
sailors, and they boarded their ion, Jjt < < Carroll Friday. April &: Jr. Loon-aid J. teltev. Jr. [ >vach.! G., i\nM3c, 3.t1; Moone/,
lifeboats to sail for another haven, The V-t2 college training plan Carpenters Mate and M,'.. Leland .Iit V. (;.u.lwav. Jthn, Gulls FiancU J. F.. AMM3c, 3.H; Townley, n.II. .
.. -. offers men :a number of specialised ([owatxt U..mett. H Son 10l.lout .. Lolitnl W. Kuc. Jjm j r' Iamb, Rohert l 11 .. Jr. AMM3c :3.41; Peele.I .T.nnoa
(;owaiJ. Saturday April Mi. VVIllljm, MoKlnney, Donald
medical ui.
Is" ,arses, ranging from and Mis: Unities ( Miller, M Mitchell. Ove 1. Nllsn. Jacques: A., ARM3c: 3.42; Levanl.) kl, J.
U. S. Ship Blasted; lentil, engineering ant chaplain II sun Sunday April| 11 A. IV1", Henry S Pl Costa to aviation cadet training, -_- jA* ------ .'. Prentor, VVIIIIini to;. Uil.'v.. Ixv>nnd .MM3c 3.39.
But Sinks Jap Sub duties and It. K. Ritii. Paul K Shifer ChulMK !
supply corps courses _t J _
Finders Not Keepers Tracy Uuwll K. Young, JameyPi ---
ireparint[ men for deck officers, Walsh.
"Don't fir until you see the Marine line officers, and various So See Yard Police Ti,. AerMlr>-KeltH Keller; To PhtMlr.lolm amily Allowances
whites of their eyes" was a historic )ether asilgnmentfl.vo\ J. rtwait To Pih1MJe--Ui"nn'
command/ reportedly handed down ...-_. ----- It Is not finder's }keepers In too Stinnett, Tk I'hW( < >*-WllIMm A. Mn- Can Be Speeded Up
articles gold Jr To Sl'( IX> C. Seebnrg;
at the opening or the Revolution Navy so the finder of any I'rt: aptS;,V-Fi.l\varJ tllW en< y. Family allowance payments! cnn
ary War, and Lt. (Jg) Charles E. Chester's Spotlight ordered to promptly turn it (in to Tn bCJe: -Hwln W. Al' must have had it I the Chief of Police, Yard Depart- IV Booth Lei hton O, Doylea William
Southern, Lend Scores Hit Here a. Bivner, Rlcttirrt P Cirtei, CelMtln ? to Marino Corp
In mind when he flunk a Japanese( nent. Administration Annex, according :*. Def( +tns. James V. ihtnK.. Carl APVjnsen. or Coast Gu.ir.1. Failure to do Bit
U-boat in the South Pacific. Bob Cheater's Spotlight[ hand ; to the Plan of the Day. By Tommy N C.riffln. Cl, n.'nc* hal caused! delay and worked: a

The merchant ship on which saluted overflow crowds of sailors mmediately notifying! the E't CU- I. f'V:'. J.*"( LloyrlFlkr
Southern waa in charge of a gun itul marine at the Naval Air Ive Office %) that! the law may I :k?- W Chamn' Bonnie ases..

crew was torpedoed and virtually technical Training Center's; new be promptly publicized In the Planf ,'U" Cute, lO'c. wa Uirljii W All men in the last four '.rwiyrades
> the Day the loser of any article Vhik "J" ."0" Old.l na, IMnjM M.
torn asunder. The suit surfaced tuditorlum( Monday night as the (it rml..y. John G. let-ek Hdvrinl I.. are entitled to submit ap-
at :200 yards and opened fire with mpular orchestra: broadcast over nay help regain It. rf.vlrnk.. ilications if they desire. BtrfVns'

machine guns.Southern the Blue Network -- ---TJ* ------ To SA'--Thorns* T. Brutes, Ce !l. Marine Corps, or the Ooast Gu
had been awaiting Just Together: with Betty Bradley, tagister Gone ichnabl..oule. Charles B. Merit Holt R. determine whether allowancehould .

such an opportunity. He opened harming: vocalist who sang five be made.
fire with an aft gun. Another lumbers, the Spotlight I band The supply of Navy Register, _'i --.:--
042., (is completely exhausted ando Planlrtba Neet4wl
crew member fired( from the for hrilleJ the appreciative audience
At time the
Enlisted with aaLaiUst.i one N.1vy.ownecl en
additional copies! will be avail- men experience
ward gun. Although only four tie 2 5- ni i ute coasttocoastroadeaat :
next ediU)1ilt > for dance orchestras areeluested many homing pigeons: that Ilraroras
.ble until the
shells were fired two scored hits, went on the air at 2100
to the Plan Of to report to Ensign an otficUl Ptgtaon etsee: ;
and the U-boat: was sent. to the after giving a special: broadcast to printed, according '
bottom of the aeA. the NATTC personnel 1930. the Day. Nlthol1, Station Personnel "Office. sting

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Public Relations Office Room 221 les NewS andVieu f rc>mStatk>r\ I
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The J\\ Alit \.\\'S I* published weekly .t the t'. S, W' C/: _
1\.1 ,Mr Station Jarknontllle. Florltln. by the _
1'..,111' HrUtton Office at .... expense. to the aotern-
nim t. i'opir are trlbutetl. free o( charge 1rMllvted .
and oilier >a>nl personnel at the >n'nl .AirMnllon. By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC), USN
the auxiliary air tntloii. at lee and feel
Kleltln.. and the \a,al Air iiinnern !i.-hool.' DUIrlliii-. There is something helpiul and satisfying in being
tlon It ulna made to the Headquarter of then,"I able to make a decision. It is still more satisfactory
Air Operntlonnl Training Command and the > "111
Air 'leehnlenl rralnlnir Lenler.Hear f r to stick by that decision. Men of the Navy and ,
I Marine Corps have decided on their branch of the ,
\dmlral .\. II. Cook. ""\. j
Chief' of >a,'al Air Operatlonal'rralnlrg .. Service. They have enlisted and :tl
are endeavoring to carry out '
Captain l'nmmundant.Jaek.ontllle!i. J. llrhael. I'S\, their oath of allegiance to the ..j i,

Nntul: .(Ir Station I best of their ability. A part of It;
that oath recognizes their God. "
Commander Edward: .:. Uoletek, 1'!SN! k : In fact, they swear before Him ..J&i \

>n(,oiiiniandlna al Ale Gunners Officer SchoolContmaniler to do their whole duty. 1I
Belief in God Implies a man's
It. 1). HlKitlnn. ".:.\'(G). SMI.. I faith. In order to keep that faith :;
ommandlnar Officer.ftn ,
>nl .ilr "lerhnlral Training Centertvramander active, a man engages in wor
ship. On this station, two beau-
(barlea O. Shone cWtV 7V tiful chapels have been erected,
\-> (I.), l'NIlCommanding HC.5SN
Officer. -s/v so that the men attached here
A..III.r'a': Air Station, Lee Field HE/ fr G1CC ONAILY r0 C'DD. may have opportunity to attend

church and so worship God. We &
Commander Thouia i.. Commanding Officer, I j Capt. are just now (in the midst of the .
AHXlllarj! :Naval. Air station Cecil Field Who Foxed Whom? Lenten period. This is a time for special attentionto
= ; /lc-\\\; UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION the things of the spirit. As we approach Easter,
A Thought for ,/ eek: Jacksonville, Florida we should have in mind this time of self-*xaminai -

"Elisions, like children, should be seer\ The Editor i I tion. .
but not heard." Jax Air News I The chaplains of the station stand ready to consult -
aJrl Dear Sir: '' with any man relative to any problem he may
| i r As the head of the department of which Lt. Commander C. R. have on his mind. They are especially anxious that
Au Revoir, Chaplain LewisSo McDowell is a member, I take serious objection on two counts to I the men keep in mind their allegiance to their God.
the article which you published in your sheet on April 8. i We would suggest that you make a definite point of
long, Jack, and God Bless You We First you have referred to him as Reynard the fox. I have doing your Easter duty. Attend Church or Mass
don't know how much attention God pays I followed the hounds for many years and am well qualified to know Easter Day. See to it that this Holy Season of Lent
to the wishes of a hard-bitten old typewriter the attributes of this animal. Commander McDowell exhibits none 'does not close until you have attended Divine

pounder but in this case we trust that he of the sly cunning, the ability to lead one up blind alleys, backtrackand : Service. SIn
leap from one side to another while all the time giving the I I time of war our men should be more anxious
will make an exception and bless Lieutenantjg impression that he is going straight ahead, which are so intimately than ever to cover their religious duty. There is
( ) Willis J. Lewis, headed for duty at sea. connected with Reynard. If you had referred to Commander I the prospect of facing danger. All of us are liable
For the past six months Chaplain Lewis McDowell as a wise old owl, I could not have conscientiously ob- :, to foreign duty. We pray, not to escape danger, but
has done a fine job on this station. The jected to the article. I for courage to meet all the problems that may lie
Second, you are probably not aware that this nom de plume is : ahead. One way to prepare for this Ts to decide
station knows it and those "boots" will tell the property of a senior command and you have infringed upon the | here and now that you will make your Easter duty,
you that it goes double for them for they are prerogatives of the Naval Air Operational Training Command. Com- attend church sometime during the Easter season.

the ones who know him best. mander Chllllngworth has long been known as "Commander C. Fox I ______ _
Chillingworth", "Commander Fox", "Commander Reynard", and to .0
His work in organizing and acting as I
his best friends, just "Foxy". The salutation upon rendering hima "- ,
Master of Ceremonies at the now famous salute is "Tally Ho" instead of the usual "Good morning". .J CS :,..: .
Victory Smokers has been amazing. Attend It is requested that you publish this letter in the next issue as your .

ing one of those shows, you got a little apology for the injustice and misunderstanding which the article

music, saw a little nose punching, heard a has caused. Sincerely I (SkkingLain

little singing, did a little singing, saw some EDWARD yours M. SHIELDS

pretty legs, saw some pretty dancers and Personnel Officer. I __ .. '_
heard some very good jokes. At the same EDITOR'S NOTE: To Commander Chillingworth, our apologies; .. : ..-
time Chaplain Lewis brought a little to Lieut. Commander McDowell, our congratulations (at least you _. I. \.._ '(re4.
are heir apparent in the Reynardian dynasty); to Lieut. Commander
religion. Shields our thanks for getting us squared away in Foxdom's
The way he brought religion into those heraldry. By Steve Kalagian, Y2c

was excellent. There are a lot f

of programs us who don't like to have religion pushed Variety Of Books Are Available For. got No married.it isn't Here true that is another Yeoman example Dale E.of Elliott where,

down our throats as you give a horse a pill. scuttlebut is either entirely false or "slightly" ex-I

We like the way Lewis brought it to us witha aggerated. However, in this case Yeoman Elliott
prayer or a hymn or a short dramatic Naval Personnel At Station LibrariesMiss | did the next thing to it-he got engaged to Miss
I Martha Cail, of Ptomic Ill . as for the wed. '
story. ding date he isn't talking but his best friends Insist
Chaplain Lewis could spin a yarn, too. Coit And Enlisted 1; the same time, one fiction and one I that it will be sometime in June.

Remember the one last Thursday he told Assistants Direct Fine educational.

about the father with the small child gettingup Facilities On Station I Library Miss facilities Colt Is Librarian are available We're in the movies . did you hear? The

at the "wee, wee" hours of the night. only to service men and their families pictures which Pathe News took on this station for
I their series of, "This Is America" will be shown at
Wow Fiction, scientific and educational although civilians may use
Captain Shrum, who knows a good fellow books, magazines and newspapers the libraries as reading rooms. I the Florida Theatre from April 15 to the 25th.
can be found at any one of Married men living with their -
when he sees one says he greatly appreciated the half dozen libraries on the families at the station and stu- Remember S. J. JIlpps, AMIc ? .ell he's
the honor of having Lewis on his main station and auxiliary sta- dents may make arrangements to ben the All-Navy middleweight boxing championon

sL'ff.uHis contribution to morale has been tions. take out more than the usual number two occasions . In 1936 and J937 .
excellent" Captain Shrum said. "His capacityto Main station library, in case you of books. lie's stationed here in \TIlj-l, and according to
organize and the Victory Smokershas don't already know it, Is located I Miss Coit, who has had long his shipmates, feels the urge again for a little
manage topside in the Recreation Building service as a librarian and who flst('uffs . he Is working out during his kpare
been outstanding. He has made a real while branches are operated at the Continued on page right time.
contribution to the life on this station." hospital, air gunnery school, recruit -

Those words coming from the best damned training center and NATTCas Divine Services Picked this up in the Yard Office. Chivalry is
well at Lee and Cecil
Chaplain in the Navy should be considered Fields. as a man's inclination to defend a woman against every .

quite a compliment for Jack Lewis.So Miss Emily Colt, civilian librarian Sunday, April 18 man but himself.

Bon Voyage, boy, Praise the Lord and and five assistants who are (Station Chapels, corner of Birm
Got a light? If it's
enlisted men with professional library ingham Ave., and Mustin Road.) cigarettes jou'ie after Wag-
Pass the Ammunition !
ner, better
try somebody else. You've smoked a
-- experience, direct the activities All Saints Chapel 'package on me already.
of the Main Station library (Protestant)
"Navy Airings" Of Dual Value plus all of the various branches.A Chaplain Shrum. Patterson, Fer. Say, Beard can't
recent survey disclosed that Kes. Lewis, Frantc.: Bryant! Lowe. you ever talk about anything
With the inauguration of a series of four somewhere in the neighborhood of (Corum Clement"'l1l1on.. else but big name bands? Everybody is doing the

top-notch weekly radio programs, the Jack- 12,000 volumes are available for 0700-. Holy CommunionChaplainShrum. best they can to get them here . there was
sonville Naval Air Station not only is affording Naval personnel and their families. 0830-Recruit Divine Service nothing_wrong with Bob Chester was there I.
Chaplain Lewis
a new outlet for the remarkable Library Hours 0930-Service School Divine Service We su\\' a colored woman the other da110
The library movement was Initiated -Chaplains Shrum and Barr
assortment of entertainment talent the didn't lack an.thlng'In j
on here in April of 1941, but 0930-:Sunday School Chaplain patriotl m. She stood
station, but is also rendering a distinct the Main Station library did not Bryant.1100-General divine service rigidly at attention and saluted . at colors i

service to the public. open until September of that year. Chaplain Shrum and Clement Better check -- ,
Welfare funds allot- 1845-Vesper service Chaplain on the time next time you go to j
the broadcasts made directly
Through Lewis. Georgia they're one hour behind Jacksonville
from the Air Station, people throughout this ments enabling of the books purchase from Bupers of ,many thus Brlsr 0945--Chaplain Church Corum.service at Station . A Machinist Mate who went to Atlanta on

section are enabled to gain a better comprehension volumes that might not otherwisebe 1100-Church service, Lee Field special liberty last weekend found himself overleave t
Aud.-Chaplaln Ferges. just for that reason he had
of the great being made > obtained for station libraries. gone according
0900 : ,
Church service Cecil
Georgia time ,
NATTC also has fund so, you better watch it, mate, and
here in training Naval airmen, expert me- a special Aud -Chaplain Lowe. don't let I
anything like that
1030-Church st'rvlce.-Na\'al Air happen to
set aside for the purchase of you.
chanics, gunners and radiomen; for combat books to be used in their own Gunners School-Chaplain Lowe.

against the enemy.Combining library. St. Edwards Did :you hear the story about the Lieut. Comdr.
musical entertainment with Library hours are from 0900 to (Catholic) and the twelve sponges? It happened some time
dramatizations of training activities and 2000 each week day, and from Chaplains Delaney Kotrleey. ago when this Lieut. Comdr- was athletic officer at .
1300 to 2000 on Sundays. These O'Connor McIIuffh. liootee. the NATTC. lie ordered a dozen which were '
general informative interviews the 0630. 0700 0839. 0930 1100-Mass.
hours are continuous members of 0730-Mass at station Hrlgr. badly needed by the boxers. He asked them to
off to a fine start. the staff dividing their lunch hoursin 0630. 0700. 0730 1700-Week day please rush it. They complied with the latter request -

Succeeding programs have more than met order that someone is on dutyat afass.1030Lee Field-Father O'Connor. all right, but when the Lieut. Comdr. opened ::i
expectations and there is every indication all times. 1030-Cecil Field Father Mc- up the package he found "steel wool" sponges .Instead
Any service man wishing to Hugh of the rubber sponges he had ordered.A .
will in interest and value from
they grow obtain book 0815, 1600-Sunday Mass.
a sign out fort
may i 0700-Monday and Saturday afasa. --- J
week to week. JAX AIR NEWS salutes and retain It two weeks. At 1730-Tuesday, Wednesday and WAVK Yeoman
those in of for the of that time Thursday alas attached to the medical department ,
charge "Navy Airings" doinga expiration if desired I 0730-Yellow Water Sunday walked Into the personnel office the t ,.
bang-up job thus far and bespeaks full the book may be retained Man other day with that look In her eye. She looked

cooperation with them from every depart- for another again at: two the weeks library.by signingout In fact I. 1900 1700y..llow'at'rJo-Uenrdlctlon Sunday," Mass. around for a few minutes and then said, ""'bat .' t

ment on the station in the futures two books may be taken out at Friday.1900-Stations during Lent each are t these civilian girls In here'--draft dodgers

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April 15, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS ; Page Five

....i TAe CompassGetting NAOTC Conul anders At Conference With Admiral CootIzrr:1L Meet. Your Mates I.

\ "On The Beam" : u1 Brief Biographies of Men I
With You '
tJ ,r4,' With "The Needle"Audrey Serving -- ,

Chief Gordon McCrary
Roberts, now working in Chief Motor Machinist's Mate
the Propeller Shop, leaves for her Gordon M McCrary on dulyin
"Boot" Training in the WAVES shore patrol office enlisted '
April .19. Little Audrey !is for- in Navy one month before war was
merly from Miami. Good sailing, declared in 1917 member of II
: Audrey. I first boot detachment to train at
1 at (I Goat Island, San Francisco .
Jake Brown of the Carpenter first ship the NEW JERSEY on
; Shop and Jack Jensen of the Weld convoy to France and England.
ing Shop went a-fishing Sunday. I After Armistice, life insuiunco
Jack caught all the fish---some I rates hit a new high in Constantinople
.'k{ dandies, too, and all Jake got was I I Turkey, as McCrary took
I: hungry, that's all. Same tackle, over as chauffeur to th@ American
same place, same bait. We want r High Commissioner, Admiral Mal k
to know why. By the way, Jake, L. Bristol toured through Rus-
just how big is that boat you I sia Mesopotamia, Greece Egypt,
were painting when the rain came Palestine.
down and washed it all off? I I Love caught up with him in
__._ I Constantinople married by
Harwold Rasmussen, AM3c, has young lieutenant-chaplain: w l.
asked for leave to go to Spokane, ,1 known at Jacksonville as Captain.
Wash., to see his new addition. Reuben Shrum for old times
}1" never seen it yet What is sake, the chief, his family and the
\ y or a girl, Harwold? senior chaplain recently went
, through the ceremony again at the

Jos. Donlon: AM3c, is leavingsoon I I Commanding Officers, of many of the activities of the Naval Air Operational Training Command are new chapel back to 1C23 .
to finish his honeymoon over shown above with their chief, Rear Admiral A. B. Cook, on the occasion of their visit to the Naval ''served on the USS CALIFOm
the Easter! holiday in New York'' Air Station here for a brief conference. All of the officers shown above are excellent naval aviators I. then several months of sub
City. Don't forget to get the and most of them have only recently returned from the combat are. A great number of them wear 'I dutyBack. .
:Mrs. a new bonnet and Set in the I', heroes' crosses. Left to right front row, they are Comdr. D. L. Conley, USN, Commanding Officer, in civilian life in 1927 .
parade on Fifth Avenue. Naval Air Station, Key West, Fla.; Capt. E. W. Litch, USN, Chief of Staff of the Naval Air I deputy sheriff 19CO-35 sen.or
I' Operational Training Command; Capt. A. Gavin USN, Commanding: Officer, Naval Air'Station, Miami inspector California Shipluilolng: :
Heard from my son. He's been Fla.; Rear Admiral Cook USN, Chief of Naval Air Operational Training, Jacksonville Fla.; Capt. J. corporation general man; : ,cr
in three oceans, three seas and II. Cassady, USN, former Chief of Staff and now Director of Training, Bureau of Aeronautics, and instructor of Institute of
; two canals, through the Pyramids Washington D. C.; Capt. S. J. Michael USN, Commandant, Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla.; I Welding in L. A. back in
and has ridden camels on the Comdr. M. F. Hughes USN, Commanding: Officer, Naval Air Station Sanford, Fla.; Comdr II. Y. service as chief in May, 1C42 .
Sahara desert; all this since Octoof Young, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station Vero Beach Fla. Second row, left to right: Comdr. T. sent to San Diego destroyer: base ..
\ last year. He's a gunner A. Turner USN, Commanding Officer Naval Air Station, DeLand, Fla.; Comdr. Albert Handly, Jr., USN, then to Jax .
,' ,aboard a Merchant Marine tanker.I I Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station, Lake City, Fla.; Comdr. D. E. Wilcox USN, Commanding Officer, I A & R inspector before going to
t This is good copy for the recruiting : Naval Air Station, Ft. Lauderdale Fla.; Comdr. T. D. Southworth USNR, Commanding Officer, Auxiliary I Shore Patrol is goveinr..cnt::
0.....::. Naval Air Station, Cecil Field; Comdr.' E. E. Dolocek USN, Commanding: Officer, Naval Air Gunners i licensed radio operator but go vein-
School Yellow Water, Fla.; Comdr. C. W. Crawford USN Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station, Mel ment has turned his powerful set
Helen McMahon, Mechanic bourne, Fla.; Comdr. A. W. Gorton, USNR, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station, Banana River, Cocoa, to war purposes big and huskyhe
Learner in the Electric Shop, Fla. Back row, left to right: Comdr. II. D. Felt, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station, Daytona would like sub duty Navy
leaves'to get married the week of Beach, Fla.; Comdr C. G. Shone, USNR Commanding Officer, Auxiliary Naval Air Station Lee reportedly worried about water
April 12. The girls want to knowIs Field; Coradr. W. D. Thomas, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station St. Simons Island, Ga.; displacement' of any sub he was on.
he good lookin'T The best of Comdr. M. F. Leslie, USN, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Gunners School, Hollywood, Fla.; Lt.. Comdr.V. George C. Happy
luck to you, Helen, and don't forget O. Clapp USN, Commanding Ofifcer, Naval Air Gunners School, Purcell, Okla,; Lt. Comdr. T. C. George C. Happy, PhoM2c, is!
your ration books, as you'llbe Brownell, USNR, Commanding Officer Naval Air Navigation School Hollywood, Fla.; Lt. Comdr. M. P. appropriately named because he is
a-needin' them now! I Merritt, Officer In Charge, Auxiliary Air Facilities, Magport, Fla.-Offlclal U. 8. Navy Photograph). happy because he is reunited hue
I with his wife and young son after .,
Chas. H. Luethke, helper elec. serving tropical Trinidad for one
I U. S. S. The Sullivans Bears Glorious Heritage In Name
trician in the same shop will soon year as a photographer--
have a new address. It will be. Happy is a native of Traverse
Fort Knox, Tenn., then to Wyom- Of 5 Brothers Who Died Together In Guadalcanal Battle City Mich., where he was born
ing. See if I miss it, Charlie, and September 8, 1915 He graduated ; -
good luck.to you. Do as good a EDITOR'S NOTE: The follow against their common enemy and I val service as a WAVE. from Traverse City high schoolin
job as you have been doing and ing address was delivered by when their ship was lost, they I The launching of the U.S.S. THE i 1935 and devoted the following
you'll make your stripes in double Rear Admiral C. II. Woodward, were together at the end. SULLIVANS takes place in a year I| four years to the job printing
Ume. USN, Retired, on the occasionof When the loss of the five Sullivan i that will see the greatest numberof 1 1 trade He adopted photography
--- the added to the gas a hobby but took it up as a
the launching of the 1J.S.S. brothers became public, new ships Navyin
Geo. Massey has been humming whole country mourned the greatest all its history. Other ships I profession when he began to sell
j,; tunes. It's his rehearsal for the THE SULLIVANS at San Fran- single blow to an American may take to the sea with greater his pictures on the free lance market -
J concert the Jax Male Chorus Is cihco, Calif., on April 4: family in our history. President tonnage or bigger guns, but as this Became photographer for
l having. Going to be worth hearing We are assembled here today to Roosevelt wrote to the grieving ship slides down the ways, it car- I the Traverse City Eagle .
they say. mark the launching of another parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. I ries a special armor all its own-a The news photographer is mar-
fighting ship of the United States Sullivan-quote: flaming and undaunted spirit, the ried to Ada Rosalie Chance a
'1 Van Norman to him- school sweetheart, and is the fat'ier -
mumbling Navy.No "As Commander in Chief of our heritage of its name. I
; .elf-he's also rehearsing, for the other word in the Naval want to The five Sullivan boys are gone. of a 21-months old son, Charles
Army and Navy, I you
I Little Theatre skit. Has a leading vocabulary is as important as the entire nation shares But the U.S.S, THE SULUVANS Gene Happy Happy beat the
know the
f part and is said to be the best word "ship." To every man aboard I offer the condolenceand carries on: May God bless and I Japs to the punch and joined the
: of the year. her, the ship is both a home anda gratitude of you our country. We protect this ship. :May her destinybe Navy five days; before Pearl Har-
bor He entered the service asa
battle station. On HER the she
every as glorious as name
who remain to the fight
This covers the Electric Shop.They're man pins his hopes and his dreams.In must maintain carry the spirit on in the bears. I PhoM3c, and attended which: boot campat
Great.La-kes after he was
< 96 per cent on bond buying HER security lies his own se- -
sacrifice Is
'-I( there. I'd like to see that curity. For HER, he will cheer- knowledge that" such I assigned to Detroit and later to the
100 per cent sticker on the door? fully give everything he has, including not in vain. Package HeadacheParcel USS Seattle, receiving ship to New
the sacrifice of his own And the Sullivans themselves: I York From here Happy wentto
life to protect her life. It is not were the first to carry on that I post packages Improperly Trinidad where he remained for
J -, Moving up to the front. Ensign without reason that a ship Is'I' spirit. These same parents who wrapped are providing the Post a year. According to Happy, the
:.:. : Sprague and Betty :Meacham are is had given so much to their country Office Department with an unnec- best thing that happened to him
known always as "she" There I ,
thinking about ration books, too. had suffered much for headache. A large numberof
who so essary In the tropics was renewing an
else man so
nothing a Navy
She has a beautiful ring. When is dear. I their country, were eager to do parcel post packages for service old acquaintance with two former
it going to be, Betty? The ships of our Navy are built still more. They came to Wash- : personnel overseas are beingreceived school buddies wh were stationed
with sweat and toil, launched with ington to seek a way in which : in a damaged condition there A leg infection that fail
R. H. Schaaf, AS, of Inspection anticipation and pride, fought with they might carry on the fight I at ports ef embarkation resultingin ed to respond to treatment in the
.l: : and Survey, is asking for leave. coolness and with courage, and I So it was that Pa and Ma Sul- an expense to the department as I hot climate necessitated returninghim
Reason? To go on the honeymoon when lost-as must befall ships of livan, later joined by Genevieve .II well as disappointment to the senders to the states and he recuperated -
bis enlistment in the Navy Inter- all Navies-ours go down with the boys' sister, set forth on a. and addresses of such pack at the Jacksonville Naval Air
j lot rupted. honor and with glory.So nationwide tour of the shipyardsand I ages. Continued on pace six

perished the cruiser JUNEAUlast war plants which are produc-
: A Lieutenant on his first crack November during the battleof ing vital materials for the Navy.
1 at Duty Officer, was told by the Guadalcanal. Even as she met There praising the workers, they
OOD to be sure and feed the dogs her death the JUNEAU had the also inspired them to further ef
(sentry dogs) in the Test Cells, final satisfaction that can c.me forts-quote:
but the Lieutenant reported heWd to any fighting ship, the know- "Whatever your jobs are, do
not find the dogs. Someone ledge that in her last battle the them a little bit better and little
"Try the Fire Station I damage to the enemy far exceeded bit faster than ever, because YOU
they have one there." Joe that suffered by her comrades. are the people who can bring the
II said you take a can opener with This spirit is in keeping with the end of the war closer to us. And
you, too. high tradition of the Navy that each day that ;you cut the war
"the fleet comes first," a traditionin short means that many more sons
:., Till next time, buy bonds today. which the unselfish devotionof will come safely home to their
.;f You'll be money ahead and free every man to the welfare of his parents." ire 11lH BL/ND Q IS ri
in 53! ship'is matched by that of every Does a gesture like that make
THE NEEDLE. ship for the welfare of the fleet. you want to cheer? Does it make
-a- Among the crew who mannedthe you proud to be an American ? It
JUNEAU were five brothers should. Because it is a supreme
Changes Of Address -George Thomas Sullivan Fran- example of real Americanism If i
cis Henry Sullivan, Joseph Eugene our free institutions, our love of
: Nels Brewster Hansen, AOMlc' ,, Sullivan, Madison Abel Sullivan, liberty, can develop Americanswith
has moved from 3641A Dewey I and Albert Leo Sullivan. It was such high patriotism and unswerving -
Park His forwarding address la101A by their own special request to devotion to our cause,
4. Lee Field Housing Project,, the Navy that these five brothers then we may feel sure that all the
a Greed Cove Springs, Fla. sailed together on the same ship, forces of evil on earth can never
,'; William Cleveland Davis, Jr. SI knowing full well the risk they defeat us.Today \
Ic, and his wife, Dorothy Jane ran, the danger that it one were as we launch the destroyer -
1L Davis now occupy 1413A, NAE, lost, all might">be .lost. U.SS. THE SULUVANS,
housing project But the five SuMlvans had grownup It becomes the first vessel in the
Eugene Arthur Taft, CSK. has I together, enjoyed life together United States ever to bear a plural
moved from 3511A Dewey Park back Waterloo, Iowa, and when name. The parents of the five
t IS new address Is CPO Quarters,, the time came, were resolved that Sullivan boys are here to share F \
'ATTCenter, NAS, Jacksonville,, they would fight together too. So this tribute to their sons, even as
''Ia. they enlisted together on January they shared their fighting spirit.

.,I :II I ,. Joseph; Leon Vaine, CBM, ant J I 3, 1942, trained together at Great Sharing It too is Genevieve Sullivan -
wife Vaine occuplec3405B I Lakes, reported together aboard:
his Ida Mary I
to enter the Na- I
r Dewey Park, April 12. the JUNEAU, fought together soon

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, .. Page Sir JAX AIR NEWS April 16, I 'Ii.


, ; : ..J If You're Just t Back From Combat Inaugurate ThirdConsecutive I

,1"j t Zone, This Story Will Be Of Interest j ji j Of Air Programs Week- lk -

i 1 s \ ?
. .4 The Navy Department has some I alsjo means o( recording every Combine Will
who have just Hillbilly
hints for personnel broadcast If all hands aboard
I returned from the combat zone. I your ship tell detailed stories of I Augment French's Band

e There are no objection to your where they were and what hap- Next
; talking about what you saw and pened there during the battle Friday EveningThe

I what you did as long: AS you don'tgive enemy agents could soon plot Air Station will launch its i )I IIt
any aid to enemy amenta Regardless every hit and the exact damage third week of radio programs PYi- -!

:. of what you may think done day at 2100 over station WJAX.
to the contrary, those sinister persons THE ENEMY WOULD TIU'=AST The program will originate at the
'! are hanging; around trying to T j URE SUCH INFORMATION NATTC auditorium. 1 ,

find out just such Information. I DON'T MARK THEM A PRES. ,. Bandmaster Robert French wilt l '

One of the most Important duties I I ENT OK IT! again present his NATTC orchestra i
'. of Public Relations Officer Is to and a hillbilly combination of 3..
advise: you a* to what you are able Sailors and Marines will augmentthe
t> IttY without giving out such program with violin guitar
Front Lines Hell! "
vital information that the enemseks > and accordion Pianist AI Ocow-

So I If you have any doubts sky "will play his arrangement of w 3
Of- Thomas S. talk to the Public Relations | ; rjr, Rhapsody In Blue" and the lyricsto
\ fioei And whether you have any of Yuma. .\rl ., an American "Navy Wings" will be heard for "
\ doubts or not you'd better talk Kd rows' field director was on I the first time k
with him inasmuch aa one of his. frequent trip t9 theIluadalcanal _
it over I Buddy Balbo and his Air Statlqn r 1
there is a station order to thatDon't front linen UUtrlxitlnf swing band will highlight Satur ,'t

effect. cigarettes and matches day's presentation front the Main
when HA went farther than he
Station auditorium at 2000 over
But we have a few hint we I MI te>nd d. station WMBR. Vocalists will be .

may be able to give you that will I Wandering about In the jun- Dick White AOMJc and Seaman -I

keep! you from sticking your neck: gte! 6.foot 8li-lnoh They a*, he Carl Abbott

out too far. ta known to the Regiment, met a Broadcast From Chapel| ,
In the first place do not name group of Marine- and offered Sunday's broadcast from the All

your ship unless her name hasbeen them smokes. Saints Chapel will feature the Naval HIPS a9NOE5 orrEYEW

specifically announced by the i! "Say r"llow8," W naked Air Station and WAVE choirs ,

Navy Department Even If yourshn 'Aren't we pretty d.M., tft the Tom Perkins and Jess Castaway snows4 Ct4lii9f O rlJWH :
has been lost and the loss *" .
front line* now will sing a duet entitled. "Watch- ----- -- --
has been announced by name. that They beaked at him with ... man. What of the Night *" Chap- ,

does not mean that you are free U nl hni nt. One Marine said lain Frederick M. Co rum will give New Books In

to discuss her operations. without "Front line, hell. They're halt the address. The broadcast will I I The Smoking Lamp I
restraint' mile behind tee This I I.. a bo heard over WPDQ at 1930
Under no circumstances give ,.&trol." The Station Conceit Band under Station LibraryReviews

exact locations of torpedo or the direction of Bandmaster Uriel t.......... ,...*. rage f..r .
bomb hits or any details of damage I C. Paynter usually heard on Tues- Interesting note front 'Stinger"Naval of some nw hooted in
done to armament. machineryor the Main Station Library:
day at 2100 over WJHP will not Air Gunner School: "Lifeguards i
any of the systems aboardshlp Station Gets Sunday be broadcast due to election returns -
who swim wantedfor
; can are THE DAY MUST DAWN, by
If you must say that your ship on WJHP Bus Service To Beaches the new swimming pool
mt !say no more than that. If youMY will be heard again next Tuesday. ,i Agnes Sligh Turnbull.
the hit wa near you, avoid 27.Station. Baaed on pioneer life in the
April i
battle The Motor Transit Company this Oh, for the life of a painter. Ono
mention of your specific Invited. frontier village of Hannastown a
personnel are to '
week began running buses from 'of them walked into the WAVE
station. day's journey east of Pittsburgh,
the Station direct to the Beaches barracks a few days ago to do I
the number broadc..sts.'i
Say nothing about i this story has both a touch of the
calibre or rate of fire of any guns every Sunday during the spring !!,----- some painting He hadn't but 1 1 historical and Adventutv Martha,

aboard your ship These buses load in front of WAVE spotted him and yelled at
to planes t I. may say have liked the refinement and quiet
"Mv gun shot down an enemy Building 504 on Yorktown Avenue I Are Married HereTwo the top" of her lungs:. "Mannhnard days she knew in Philadelphia.
sake don't in the NATT Center area from I and 1,
: but for goodness However sacrificing being"
plane"My .-- (sire) gun shot downan 0800 to 1400( Each bus leaves as wedding ceremonies were' The man. a civilian fled in confusion brave through the renewed IndiauI ;;.,
say soon a4 it is fully loaded. Round- 1 held Saturday morning In St CJ- .4
enemy plane at 1,000 yards i I attacks she gave no outward sign '
trip tickets can be purchased for ward:( Chapel with Chaplain Louis
white firing at the rate of roundsper of unhappmess However her ono :
J5c at tha Bus Ticket Stand in T. Gooteo ofitciatlng Hate to stop .it's been fun to her .'
minute. I ambition was save only surI -
Jut Say NothingDo front of Building 501 on Biscayne I At a Nuptial Mass at 1000 Francis talking but the smoking lamp is viving daughter. Violet from the :. .

not mention previously unannounced Street i I J. Marlier, AMM2c, an instructor flickering I dee, and the time has i I life of endless hardships. -SheI ..... .:
dates of specific loca- Buses returning! to the Stationare I in the AMM School, and come to bid you "Au Revoir' as I fosters a match with a youn/ law- "

tions of any action Say nothingof marked BASK EX I Rita Klarkowaki, of Moline, III, the Fighting French would say i'I yer who wants to take Violet to sv! ?:

dates or places of arrival of PRESS" and load at the Jackson- were married Miss Klatkowski but in the meantime. let's not for- :,I the safety of the city. But Violet

crew members at ports abroador ville Beach Bus Terminal The was attended by Mis' : Marion get those stones . we need marries a backwoodsman: who returns .
any in the United States. Do not first bus returning to the Station : Hamburg of Lake Wales, Fli 'I more of them '. just call{ meat I, from a campaign against the
reveal the number of former mem leaves the Beaches Terminal at Wilfred Kane! AMM2o. served as extension 8513: and we'll see If'' Indians shortly before her marriage -

hers In any given locality or when 2000 and the last one at 2400. best man. Music for the ceremony -I we can't have them for next week :: to the man her mother chose
was furnished by Alfred . see mate: SMOKING !
-- --- you
they arrived there. wad: to have taken place. Mirth:
Under circumstances discuss Okulski, Sea2c LAMP'S GUI'. accepts the marriage with under.standing
Meet Your Mates In at 100( Miss _____ I
or a quiet ceremony '"'* '.
any communications (friendly saying "And then ther ,
Ann Chihak became the brid of II I
enemy) sent or received by your Continued from pat fee ; .some that will come after and live
ship Make no mention of codes Station hospital He is now Albert E. Winters ANEM c. Mr. CommercialBulletin on the fat of the Umi Go must
detection devices' etc. attached to the photographic corps Winters was graduated from the sort out which is which"

No other United States or Unit- here and haa been joined by his AMM School shortly before the K M M

ed Nations ships with which your family. That'n why when you go ceremony. I !
ship or crew had contact should looking for him in the Photo lab -- ---
b* mentioned by name, class, typeor and ask, "Are you Happy?" His Twenty marines: overwhelm I I15Q This special featur will appear VICHY, TWO YKAKS: OF It.-

nationality Simply say "an- answer always 1 ilt, "Hell yes I'm foreign rebels: in a revolt in I each week offering readers of the CEITION. by von Marthnl
other vessel. Happy." California in November IS IT lax Air News! the advantages of Clearly logically Leon Marshal,
Any information about your a classified< ad column. Items forthis former Counselor of the French

ship may help the enemy sink another i column l are published free_ ofcharge Embassy in Washington, and onetime -
ship. There are newspaper and should reach the eui-: I holder of a key post in the

clipping bureaus which will clip tonal office, Room 221 Administration administration of Morocco, presents
Annex! not later than Tuesday :
every paper in the country at a an authoritative thoroughand
nickel a clip and forward the clippings noon the week of publication. searching account of the evolution --

to any address There are )1Lj FOR KENT I of the Vichy regime from
and b capitulation under Detain to total
---------- --- Living room >lrrtom with kit
rhn privilege. 1113 Avon lie .\veB : enslavement under Laval. Having!
2.a'(5'i I watched from behind the scenes, he
*lnv'm In i private h' me. 213551trvard :
APKII 15 /lerlle C.rrnMa.l tar>, ; Ave 22101 |i describes the personalities of the
VirtinU, ( eel )Veldt "*..* Off 81'f14.'''.'," ,link IcilS: Rrookwixxl, R.w.t. lBMrooni I roles
Mirerle Weaver 1..* field: "SmokerStndenl living; room ant hath 4188 they played, both deceivingand
Officer. Avil 1.fclnuton Avi 2 PG7 I II being deceived By :allowing
A I'KI I. 16 "Berlin (.orr.....poinlDt.." Bedroom with firlwi entrance rend' what were the true Issues: and
tircini (lilmorr. Martin Ko..l..<-k, I kitchen privileges 1311 ngI1"5Id. Avenue tracing the methods by which
:T9nConnertlnff! .
..#. Field; "Aero.e tb Vrtliv.Humphrey .
art, M t fril Y/ moms with private boll h. Hitler, making one demand at a
Field!I ; "(.oriila l Mea."ry P ttrl' n I 2ftt:! : Park Street. :J-TiJ auh, John Lodrr. Main Station; r I Room with twin i lx nta :ant IIftJlnlnjt| ; :grip: upon all of metropolitan
"Itnk. srrramioc. IWttv I I bath nn Air Base Rmrto.' 170 t:,1jew -
(.rMelftor up Mature. "htudent urri"f'r' And want for two or threw and I rles. M. Marshal presents ten.
:iiso single/; ram .xIlJl (Irk Street.
AI'HII IT-"Afro* the r 11 rUir," 1 1.in.pttrtr 7:1'Jfj.'t for an undei
Iloasri Mary A.t.r, IfHrl.l ; the current situation of the French
1 1Va"" t'p' "Srre.mlnc," Betty FOld SALE M A.. A.
(,rahlt'"I4'&or' MnUre, ('pt'll Hell. tail Ford Cure $1300)( Lt. Cdr.
AI'Kif. IK-"(iorill* Mar." Paul C'tfnnth Shlflcy Est SI'! !Ii. ---'t- --
John '..d*,. \>'.ke Vn $" ('It.mine." Betty l.rxlile.Vietor "Battle
Mature, lxFIH''I tVnhn Sniill male l1rttI I pjpny for rhllJnn Scrap" Comes:
Inland," ItriiB lloalftjr, M*<>1>'>nl,I '* pot : (.; Cxt ai71
( sty. Mil Htti*a: "Acrwm* thrarlhr Ii, Passengere car going it Boston, To U. S. Every Month
." llmnphrrr Hognrt, Mary MaM. Thursday. April nth. and have
A.t.r, Student Officer'. Aud.APRIL room for three passenrters. Contact Battle scrap" at the rate of
I Charles fc,. Mann, O A G. Kit. IT,
1 "G nlU Mtn, l''il <: .va.augh u
J.-... Ixtder. ,_ J'I"M; "W"K.. Ti buy baby: stroller-call! Chief R approximately 000.000 pound per
P Beck at Extension CH
month is being returned to thin
Island ItrUn lloolefjr, "Mel" >"nld
l'sry. 8l.de.t Officer Aod; "M..*.. EZflCnbu/.lIJyn! nonnert set of. Extension Bar DeIN!6.11.rill country monthly to be forged into
terioii. U et.r,'' J.hn '.'<''''. rase.nor which will )he
let house eventually
rent i or apirtment 5 or 6 weapons
.,rker Cecil) fields ('aptair .f
rooms, In South Jacksonville or at then used against the Ala! nations! according -
the loads.. James t: K"*y, Brenda .
r fach call
Ensilln Paul Kennert Extension
Mar111a11 M.U bUtion. 051Waldron to the April Issue of "NII-
APRIL J"Wnkw Inland" Brian II.>o. val Personnel" .
-- -- -- -- -
levy MaeD..abl Carr, (wit M.-IJ; Sneaking Japanese stuck :a l backhanded
"3lyderi.u. IJI ,, John l .der, Field Separate
tleanor; Parker lee' Fl.-I.'. "a..,,I U dastardly blow at Pear
l'tor.N'.," Hob Htfpf, RI., Croaky, Auxiliary ,Air Field number Harbor on Dec 7, 1011, but Uncle
) I amour, Main Nt.tixi, 2UO .' 'wtlt b"WM recently com- Sam is still salvaging something
"(yptel. .f the < I Iud.." JamiNt I.g:
eel Hrenda Marshall Stvdent Off!. 7i713Ii1 pleted at CorpoTOiriati, Texas, is; from the wreckage of plane,
.."r'a A.dArilll a separate command under the ships, etc.Cartridge.
U-'aphID: of the CUuU.. ,. :\ Commandant of the Naval Air case. according tn
Jane (aney., Brenda Marshall, ('el Training Center. Corpus Christ!. "Naval Personnel" are the <

ll field.l.e,| nine Koad('ro.by to Morver iv.r.th.", sal Im *(-> 5HPif if56evc4 Texas it was learned here. The vital type of scrap being broug.

*.r, ttudeeOftlcer'e Aud; "Witke. new station has been designatedas back from fighting zoned, Whereit
I..land," IJrtan Donlery. MaeD.>al (Deny'arf'),.' 1).A..eehr' Jan"(...Ii"ftennett( > nr late Lt. Com r. John Charles' reloaded, and if too badly dam-

Uin hU... I Waldron, U. S. N. aged for that they ore retn lted.




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43 'April L IB., _1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page _Seven

I Poland Meets Bowden For Red Cross Tomorrow .

1 '
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U f 4 Fighters All Set ..{,


RI&Yr For 10 Round Go'

'i 'yy SA ?y
," Iin

The eyes of the station will bon

-- the punching fists of big Pill
I Poland, AOM3c, tomorrow night:

:.,.," '! I when he tangles with Jackson
I ville's hea > eight contender' lagged -

When Bill Poland station Jim Bowden in a ten round
heavyweight, and Jim Bowden, Jacksonville "
favorite clash In their ten round bout at the Jackaonville baseball battle at Jacksonville' baseball -

park tomorrow night, one certain winner will be the American Red park, Eighth and Mystic avenue -

Cro ". As many of us as are free should attend. ,
Tickets for the meeting will I*"
--- -
Poland' meeting with Bow den a. M. C. at the Ictory smoker, on sale at the ball path beginningat ;
will mark the third time a Navy. will have the Mime duty at the 7:30 p.m. The sale of tickets

fighter" Ha ventured Into the Poland-Uowden fight Lieut. will continue at the Naval Air
Jwkfconvllle hall park. On the Paul Mooney, of the physical Technical Training Center athletic

other. two occasions, the fighter training department, who has I office through working hours tomorrow -
a* Tommy Turker. In his first been on duty at Lee Field for Tickets are on sale at
.IxHit, he lost the decision" to ,! several months has returned to I 50c for enlisted personnel.' Reserved -

Army boxer Tommy Jomet. In Main Station Ensign George seats are available at (2,75,
their. second meeting, Tinker Anderson thought It very nice ringside; $2,50, box seats; and
knocked out Gomes In the **c- I that a New York columnist inen- $150, grandstand Geneial ad-
MId round. Both fight Mere for j I Honed him In hit column the i pk lt mission seats are SI.00,

worthy can***, one for the Navy i other day, but the former U. of In final workouts yeateiday. Poland -
rfllff fund, the. other for the 1 California track: flash wan not ra.L and Bowden were at' peak
IJSO llil time the beneficiary pleased by the columnist's crediting form for their ten round encounter
- hi the Red Cross' him to, Stanford. Come Poland, former New York heavyweight -

now Mr. Anderson look at the and tenth ranking contender

From their showing against the I break Stanford got for Joe Louis' crown before
St John's shipyard nine Sunday % entering the Navy, tipped the
it appears that the Flier baseball Captain Stanley J. Michael scales at 195 pounds and BOM den
teem will once again field a strong commandant, has thrown the first : weighed in at 200 pounds,

club The present: weaknesses, I ball in three contests Involving I Bowden Ha Goal!

pitching and spotty' hitting may J station teams this season' The I For Bowden, bUlly St. John's
l e remedied after the first few commandant throws the ball witl shipyard worker, the fight 'meansa

game: more poise than some of our station ar J chance to step higher in fistic

pitchers Paul Moore and circles If he succeeds in gettingby :
Power Hill he the motiff of Bob Moore, of the A A R Instrument Poland, he has an opportunityto
IMCI Navy baseball teams this I shop bowling team will be take on Turkey Thompson, new
M-4WMHI, the Norfolk NavaV Train- I infielders on the same team's baseball West Coast sensation. In California

lug Station and the Great Lake I entry in the A & It depait- Poland, on the other hand,

Natal raining Station. Norfolk mental league win or lose, returns to his duties

features such ex-major league -- in the Ordnance School at the!
.talent a* Dom DIMaggio! NATTC

Mill Kl *uto, Don Padgett, Brnyitle Fliers Will t. Bowden flattened two of his' .
IIt.Jt" AI\)", Jim Glee'on, Freddy Play BUI Poland, former New York heavyweight, now an \OM8c, Is the hope 'sparing partners in final work-

f:' ,c ,..JJuk-hllllOn. Charley Wagner and : of the station In the Ked Crown benefit fight tomorrow night at the outs as a signal that he Is ready,
erg K Vinoe Smith. Great Lakes will Nine Next .fac-ksontllle htmeball park. Poland watt ranked tenth among the I for hjs Navy opponent Poland,"
r" ;<<\\Lt...-. well: represented by former Mayport I heavvweights before enlisting In the Navy. | on the other hand, tutored l>y
'. 1odI""plt.dl r" from the big leagues j I Georgia Abrams. NATTC boxing

\1,,1l."'* Yarn<< Ollif'n-om Kerrlck, Johnny : The Fliers'! will play their second' : instructor, closed his drills with

\. _2,' .'', SdUmlt., Frank Ill an and Hob .I game In Victory league competition Skeet Shooters Seaman Guard Foe fast worKouts against Marine I ouCampb..n.
Harris are five flippers A' ali-
E. Monday night at the Jacksonville intercollegiate heavyweight -
:-, able Bljf Johnny Mlze, home I baseball in 1941
park when they champion
run hitter extraordinary, is also encounter the tough Inshore Patrol Equal World MarkChief For NATTC NineThe I Each fighter was confident that
In the Sailors
lineup nine horn Mnyport In op..ning I he would win but neither would

round games, the Fliers' were predict how or when the victory
A Well Done due the station Officers Blaine Strick Marine Guard and Training
is edged out 8 to 6 in the ninth Inn. Petty would take place. The match will
ket team for its fine showing in ing by the St Johns'! shipyard ler and Clyde Britt Chief Specialist Center' tt'anthne will oppose each I be refereed by Tony Camella,
the IVtkawav open at Miami Fla. while the Inshore Patrol squeezed gunners, of the Naval Air other in the second game of the : noted Florida official, who wilt\\
last Meek Chiefs Blaine Strick- Station stole the spotlight last six team baseball league at Mason
come from for the
out a A to 4 triumph over Merrill up Tampa
Jer and Clyde Britt equaled the Stevens, weekend in the 10th annual Peck- field toinouo\v. The game startsat event.
worlds record in the two mant'vt"nt however away Open skeet championshipsin 1630 I
By Monday, Lieut
I Preliminary fights are scheduled
with a perfect score of 200. 'I Marty Miami when they equalled theworlds In the season's Inaugural last
McDonough. station baseball to at 8 30 with NATTC
begin :
The station team of Chiefs, Britt record' for the two-man Tuesday, Seaman Guard defeated I I p m
I coach, hopes to have his club sailors and marines
Htncklei, Harry Maibohm and event with a perfect score' of 200, I the Marine Guard when Eddie i I opposing Camp
: further along in pitching and hitting I Blanding soldiers. The
Navy entrants -
Freer and aviation ordnanceman. Strickler also won the over all I Lyons, star second baseman for
"What we need most right I and their
first ('IAA Ward Strickler, placed' title with 292 out of a possible the winners, blasted a home runover I opponents ale:
now, he !said' aie better pitch- Rod Rogers!' sailors, Sandy ElIlII
second to Tyndall field in the team 500 He broke 49 targets in both the left fielders head. Two '
ing and more tl/.iely hitting. I worth; at 130 lbs Eddie
championtihips. Lt. (jg) H, K the small bore and 20 guage events : teammates Johnny Folio and Notville '- ; Barnttt
think by Monday our timing and sailor Buck
vs. Anderson at 135
Fletcher manager accompaniedthe and 96 out of a possible 100 in I Bunn Mere on base at the
all around team coordination willbe lbs. Irish ,
sailor Frank
; v9
pqundUtiit. : the tiapshoot in addition to breaking time, '
better 100 targets' in the open bore I j ('oly( in Top Form I II > SwitkoMSki, 140 Ibs
"I believe he went on that we I The remainder of the card lnI -
Stephen Ruddy, of the championship I I Ace Coty'hur1l'd two-hit ball for
have hurlers
may three piomising I eludes Al Highets, marine, "1'. Bob
physical i training department I In tying the worlds record the Seaman Guard while his teammates -
in Brooks Atchison Johnny I Casey 145 Ibs Howard DUIJt.I
; ,
lias just returned from a trip to o'Don-1 Britt and Strickler matched the I Mete getting eight hits off
nell and Johnny Buckley I marine vs, Pete' Albani at 1!>5
Washington, I). tnhere he performance of Jimmy Andersonand Bill Keith, Marine chucker The I
handers. However of Ilbs.
right none Tonv Bohannon vs. Jim O l-
Clark in the
keli. NI 1.'f'INIrto a flew swimming the three has had enough work for I Marines got their single lun in the' i rich at 165: lbs.: Pete Biectcla.
esyllMrs and manual for the State championship of 1941 The
fifth when
to tell how much he inning Shortstop Andy
us' help maybe marine, \'a. John Kubis, at ITS
]\I auy.fh.. new book will be able to give to the team" accomplishment of the two station Cullen" got a base on balls. stole || Ibs; and Lou Campbell maiine,
miNli more complete than any Commandant ParticipatedOpening >> shooters was the best achievementof second and scored on Jim Hen-I| vs, John Ressler'
{irfvtoun book on wartime ""111'- a station skeet team since last to
for nessy's sharp single right center -
A crowd is
game I large expected' to
milt ," when the five man station I I
IJeut. who Is
!: says Ruddy year ,
the fliers and the St. John's shipyard turn out for Jacksonville beat
In charge of the limiting ]>roytram team at the Jacksonville squad won the national Army and The Seaman Guard secured the fight card since last year, High
here. It Mill contain luforutatUm Navy championships' at Syracuse.
baseball' park were highlighted bv contest in the sixth inning afterit
ranking Armyand Navy officers
N. Y and Lieut George Deyoe
on: how to slim through had entered the inning only one
the presence of Captain Stanley from the station and from Camp
oil, abarMlonliiff: ship, coming! 4....Itnr.d en pare .I"ht won the individual all-guage title run ahead 2 to 1. Johnny' Folio Blanding will be present.New ,
down cargo nets, use of drbrinauid TviHlall VM I Wins I beat out a hit to shortstop and

clothing In afloat .. ... .., ...., NorXelle
ktavlng "' ',', '-, r. ,-,.-.., The battle between the teamsof stole second Bunn singled --- --- -
sued what strokes to use and Ir- ,> Tyndall field Fla the Army I to left and stole second,' Folio go- .
wit 'n to use them and other Ion shooters'! and the Air Station wentto ling to third. At this point, Lyons Silent Instructors
tltn-nt Information. ,';wt' '' Tyhdall field by the narrow I smashed his gamedeterminingfour Make Swimming EasierSIlEnt
: ::, : margin of two birds 492x500 to bagger .

WING TIPS Piattlcallv 4POx500, This showing set the In pie-game ceremonies.<< Captain swimming instructors:! will
every major league" team slated to I I stage' for the Air Station to duplicate j. Stanley J, Michael, commandant soon be on duty at the Station
halo in Florida this season had last year's results betweenthe Threw out the first ball to LieutComdi. j pools according to Lieut. Timothy
'. Edgar Suintt Lieut Carey. who heads the station's
signed; for games at the station two teams I
but all contests, had to be cancelled I The station skeet shooters will Chester L. GaMne. USMC, was Col'l swimming program under Lieut.

when the teams decided to ., I 1 have to Malt however until the : batter Stephen' Ruddy.
tiain in the north Lieut, Riley I nationals in order to repent last ,I -- --- | The silent instructors Mill I toe

Huiltli, lOW on duty at Squadron II! Yl'ar''Idol' over Tyndall field large; photographs placed on os.
VI'H-2, has placed on both sides I I Defeated by the' Army team in the :' Flier Griddcrs On Coast j play boards at the pool They

.>f the fence in the Chicago all- Great Eastern holt last year. the Marines Emmet: Ray and DonPadgett I me already in use at pools number
star football In 1H6 he station team tame bark to edge I i J one mid two, main station
game center and guard -
: ,
captained the college stars and two out the Army five ky, two birds i iI respeetidy Each picture has with it litters
of the 11-42 station football
I in the national championship Items of explanation
later he
y Mus opposed the college i team stationed the"
< f' I are now cm
stars while playing for the Wash she tot, In part the picture explains howto
west coast, Ray MAP regular center -
hI(1n; lied Skins! Chief Blain 2 9iaIaspt : The station team entering the i I for MIMi "irri Stfiteg sotithtatitein use vaiious" strokes. how to ac. '
8"'Klt"J won an expensive WinChester shoot was composed of C1>de I team in complish breaks of strangle holds} .,
Leslie Freer. Blaine StricUler I i I championship how to
slot for Britt perform a carry of Ion Injured -
: gun;: posting U'41 Pndgett starred ht Andrew
and Hany Maltohm ChiefSpliialiet shipmate and 1nto.atl.n .
high}> over all score in the Peck- I Jatks-m high sihrxil in Jacksonville -
Gunners nnd aviationcadnsneeman ", on how to meet certain '
away OD[ : Mot lit Miami I ) .
first I .class, WaidStiiriilrr I .* -- ---_._-- other emergencies- at !'eaThitt .
-- --I
hW% harry Ala.lM>hm. of theM '
-- -- lAthlciic Uniforms
...t <*-Jiiii, find time to manUf 1, Flier pitchers Milk hurl for

!<) tl>*> antflaollesra( nnd III..,) to send| tion utliKt! reels on*.trbntei i's1tgi' tsn4orm when jnii! >- ,dr duties, \vUh the Air ':.HtfitiouMmv

in itirlilsus Fleas. alxxit the skeet duty lu .1atII"I1'1\" HlfTht'Y sue ceding to fcw.nmning Itf'oJe] R;>ir>- They are Johnny O'lJonm,

train tn ,Ike JAX Alit N 1'\\1'9: .. jl Owen }ic>e.It.l'llt Cul.-nn and Dnvo nlt.l..nul.tn},;" tower. tint] tTn ftc M>iNm !il nm}, and }!Hairy 1\'tII'Bnl -",
.I. : ;
4Nauptaia scary J. lH-tilfr, :.,tw.ij: .." ./'Mkb.J '> Hanlry, lwselutlis and Cal (43 :III, \Vtar2uR, <>f utli'ttJc fjtuL In other ] I'111 MilltT) Awt-mbly' and He

t. tva.4. III l .<....i....") 1'hxplain! l>rtvi''1 I.taaky J. t1O:" tnt' Parma of the tUt),,>q is vrohHuul. l tlr.


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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 'April IS, (1943

I Disease Control s I Fighting ,French'Detachment Commander Now

i I' Has
Vital To Victory,

Out re esS I l New C. O. Here

Doctor Points ,i
(.'ootinurd from pate one

there the same year.
Venereal Casualty Mean- ax I His father, Duke Mirepoix, author -

A and lecturer, spoke in more
Same Loss As Combat I than 50 American cities on French

i history and literature. One of his
Victim, But The FormerIs ancestors, Duke Montmorency,

Preventable I fought with the colonists duringthe
American Revolution.
When the second World War be.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The follow a I gan in 1939 he was assigned to a .1.1I
ing article was written especially dive bombing and light reconnal
FOR JAX AIK NEWS by sance squadron and saw action at

Lieutenant Commander Arno I Boulogne, Calais and Roquefort,
Ross (MC), USNR: for which he received two silver
When nations go to war against I stars of the Croix de Guerre from I Comdr. M. J. Tendtor

each other they not only fight to the Commander-in-chief of the .

attain a military conquest but I Northern forces Following the i Senior Doctor At

they also wage an unrelenting war ,. Armistice he was awarded the I
against disease. As far back as Legion of Honor for his heroism

we can go, In history we find that :a4 'and courage during the German :i Training Center
UP to recent years disease played invasion of France.
a greater role In depleting the Quits Vichy Regime '
ranks than did casualties resulting Sent to be assistant Naval at- Wins Promotion

from field and sea action. tache for Vichy in Washington, he e) (

The great military strategistsof resigned his post when General Officer
Stationed Here
all times-Alexander, Caesar. I Weygand was recalled from Africa

Napoleon, Washington, and Grant with because "it showed which way the Since Outbreak Of War Is

-were as much concerned Vichy government was going."
Graduate Of Yale World
the health of their men as they "?- s tf"sj*- "<** -- When the Japs attacked Pearl ;, ,

were with the strategy and tacticsof Harbor on Dec. 7. Comdr. Mirepoix i War I Vet

battle. AMERICVariety attempted to organize a Free
All military leaders recognizethe French squadron of"volunteers but I Lieut. Comdr. Morton J. Tendler. I f' ,

tremendous role venereal disease legal difficulties prevented this' medical officer at the Naval Air .' I

plays in the total sum of ineffectiveness fJjMff w MBBRTY from being realized, so he joinedthe Technical Training Center, has r
: due to all diseases. *** fiHf f "3> fc C ** V *< &. O Royal Air Force Ferry Command been promoted to commander, it r

A hospital bed occupied by a ve- -- -_. For more than a year he was announced this week.
nereal disease patient Is no dif- made regular trips to England de- I He was commissioned Lieuten- t
ferent than one occupied by a Of Books Another Roosevelt Casts livering bombers. When the ant-Commander In the Navy at t

bomb casualty. Both are casual i Fighting French Naval Aviationunit I Memphis, Tenn., September 15,
In Station Libraries His Lot In War
ties and both are unable to con- II was permanently establishedin { 1938, and went on annual Naval '

tinue fighting. The venereal dis- COB tinted from pax four Continued from pace one the United States he answeredthe training cruises with the fleet. He
is equally unfit as is transferred here from Perua- i also studied at the Naval Hospi-
ease patient was mustered out of service, and theI call of General DeGaulle, to
the bomb casualty patient. But cola, praised the care given the great fighting man immediately become its head. He has officially i i tal at the famous Mayo clinic in
there is this difference-the for- books by Naval personnel "Booksare been designated as the commanding I Rochester, Minn.
entered into the field of politics. 1 1I I
and the latteris I Before being commissioned In
handled much
mer is preventable more carefullythan officer of all Free French
I On Sept. 14, 1901, Theodore ,
in libraries," she said. the Navy, Commander Tendler
not. public i Naval Air personnel training in
Roosevelt took the oath of office
And it is with this prevention of "We have much less of what in I the United States. held a commission in the Army
President of the United States.
"E'nereal'dlsease that our military civilian life apparently seems to I I GIbert lauded Reserve as a Captain.
succeeding President McKinley
grimly concerned. be wanton destruction of the Here Sine Outbreak
leaders are so
Comdr. who
who succumbed wounds inflicted Mirepoix,
venereal i Comdr Tendler to theJacksonville
are determined that volumes I' I I came
They I Lieut. Gibert, the
abso- by an assassin on that date. retiring com- Naval Air Station at
to an
be Seventeen from
disease newspapers officer In France, called .
During his Presidency Mr. manding
deter- the outbreak of hostilities In'hid \
are ,
lute minimum. They cities on both the Atlantic and ,
him "one of: the finest officers I
shall be no lost I Roosevelt was a great friend of I II War. He was first assigned?,to*' .
mined that there Pacific coasts as well as from have ever met." He and Commander :- ... ,
the and is credited -
Navy generally :
there i duty at the Main Station'
this war. as dispcn-
in Chicago Detroit, St. Louis and
manpower i with its development. In 1907 he Charles. LaHaye, who is in ,
where 7.490- I sary but later was transferred to: 3
was in the last war Asheville N. C., are available to charge of all French Naval unitsin
sent the Navy around the world
000 man days were lost due to the reading public.Approximately I I against the advice of military experts :- the U. S.. were classmates at the Training Center as :
Just as officer.

it venereal Is true disease that the alone.smart sailoror on file in the main 40 station magazines library are *I i thus the impressing upon all of the Stressingthe French Naval tremendous Academy.reconstruction I In the last War I, he Jnedlq&1

knows how to take care powers growing strength' way up to mess
soldier donated
periodicals by
the United States in international work that must be donein ,
of himself generally so is it true churches, college fraternities, etc. affairs. Europe after the war, the Fight ,, buck private.
the smart sailor or soldier is A featureis I Comdr. Tendler was born in
that particularly interesting
ing French Commander said thatit
I There is also a Theodore Roosevelt -
venereal dis- New Haven, Conn. and attended
less to contract a the World News of the Week ,
apt 1 is hard to realize the extent to ,
IV, a son .having been born
Yale University where he receiveda
quiz and map. which countries in have i,
to Lieutenant and Mrs. Europe
ease.Apart from the loss of the sail- recently B. S. degree in 1921. He won
All Types of Rook Roosevelt suffered "until you have seen it ,
or's battle effectiveness, when infected his M. D. Degree in 1925
disease, a If you're interested in the edu- The assignment of Lieut. (Jg) with your own eyes. He believes .
with a venereal I --- -
consideration is cational angle you have the Ency- Roosevelt, III, to Rear Admiral that this mutual tragedy will playa
very Important have onI I clopedia Britannica or The Colum- Price's command will place the great part in bringing all the Units .
the effect these diseases Eight
condition and I bia Encyclopedia available at the' young officer on the same "ship" democratic nations of the world
his own physical I main library. Emily Post's book i with his former commanding of- closer together after the war.

health. They are disabling vicious ;in they the on Etiquette may be found on the I ficer for the second time within "It Is sometimes forgotten," Reach 100%
lasting they are
are ; shelves while Airplane Maintenance the year. Rear Admiral Price, Comdr. Mirepoix said, "that this
way they affect their victims years II war began back in 1914. The peace (ootinurd front pate ."..
disease. The Home Book of Quota- a captain, as commandant I
after the onset of: the the hor- tions, Aerosphere, and the Home of the Jacksonville Naval Air was only an Armistice for Germany possible penny to the new War

Every physician knows the grief, the Book of Verse offer service men ,, Station from May 11, 1942 until to re-arm. That must never Bond campaign can such a build.
rors, the pathos result when some idea of the variety of read March 1, 1943. He was then detached happen again." I I ing program be continued.
wretchedness that syphilis ing available. and sent to sea. Pointing out that Paris is only Speaking at a Bond campaignat

and gonorrhea show their I For the sports-minded man there Young Roosevelt served as aide 250 miles from the German frontier -' Pensacola, Fla., Rear Admiral
ugliness and unmask their to the station and has no natural barriers i Ralph E. Davidson said: "You will .
: are books on soft ball, baseball, executive officer I
menace. salt water fishing etc.. while such Commander W. J. Mullins. against enemies, Comdr. Mirepoix not be asked to buy bonds as &
Never was a statement truer concluded, "France with only 40- patriotic duty. You already have
volumes as!II "The Big Ones GetAway" Lieut (Ugh) Albert W. Stubbs,
of I ''
than that "an ounce prevention" and "Big Game Anglers Jr. who had been assigned to the 000,000 people has borne the brunt'of demonstrated your love of
Is worth a pound of cure. Todaywe ''Paradise" promise pleasant read legal office at the Jacksonville sta- the fighting in the last 25 years. I country in the most concrete manner .
have the knowledge and the Her casualties in the last war possible." He added that War
tion, has been named aide to the
means to prevent syphilis and gon- ing.Those executive officer alone were more than a million I Bonds are simply a most "sound
interested in the to succeed Roosevelt
let's do it and be "
orrhea. Then and half investment backed the
a men I by greatest
exploits of Tarzan read the
done with this enemy. Let's make may His wife, the Marquise de Mire- bank in the world, your country"
whole series from the shelves of I
venereal disease as real a foe as a -*-*- poix, whom he married In New and makes this a wise, If not compulsory
the Main Station library while fiction I
Jap or a Nazi. Let's wipe 'em York and his young son, Antoine participation."The .
ranges from "The BorderKid" Fliers Will I
out! are making their home in Jack- transition from war to
to "The Bones of Napoleon.
-t.- Mayport Nine Next sonville. peace, from military to civilianlife
I __
-- will not be a simple one,
9 Boots Are ChosenFor Continued from puke rests said Admiral Davidson. "A na

Commodore Rank J. Michael who threw out the first A. & R. Metalsmiths tion geared to a wartime economy

V-12 Program ball to President James Merrillof cannot be converted overnight to

Contmvrd from pair o.e Restored In Navy the Merrill Stevens and St. Top Red Cross DriveOne a peacetime economy.: That periodof

ment indicate that their physical John's shipyards.One readjustment cannot be avoided -
condition is average. The rank of Commodore, abandoned hurler whom Lieut. Mc- of the outstanding recordsof ," he continued, "but once it U (
and I Donough feels certain will the enlisted men in the War Fund I ended I believe this
Chief Specialists C. S. Reid by the Navy since 1899, has help firmly country
E. P. Zlellnskl have been put in been restored in accordance witha club is long John Buckley, fast Drive for the Ked Cross wait I: is destined to enjoy the greatest
by ball pitcher. Buckley pitched for made by the Metalsmlth! at of in its his
charge of the two platoons bill recently passed by the Houseof period prosperity
in the Mass., team Assembly and Repair, who contributed : There will be .
Ens. Burnell. the drill officer Representatives and signed by Jlarwlch one sum- tory. new homes .
recognition of excellent work they the President. mer in the Cape Cod league while $371 from 400 men.I I new cars new luxuries: as yet
in Lieut McDonough was the manager So far as reported, this was I undreamed of.
have done with many platoons The bill was adopted at the request -
the past.Birthday. of the Navy department in "I know he'll win for us," the best donation'per capita of "And for those who are prepared

Cake For All order to give flag officer statusto said! the Navy coach. any group of enlisted men on financially, there will be new opportunities
The galley does its part In naval officers in charge of small Two highlights of the Flier's the Station. The fad that they in business and industry

bringing joy into the heart of the command groups warranting a first game were left fielder Joe were the first group to report new fields of enterprise yet

lowly boot. Every recruit who flag officer, but not large enoughto Johnson's one hand, running catchof and turn In their funds Increase! untouched." Rear Admiral Davidson

has a birthday receives a big cake be commanded by a rear ad a fly ball in the second Inning the credit due them, campaign concluded: 'There is no better

with all the trimmings and his miral. and Gordon Clarke's spearing of a official pointed out. way to prepare for the opportunities
It bad bounding ball around first To all the mrlalsmlths and to than
.name frosted on the top. may The rank of commodore corre- by laying
be said also that no food on the sponds to that of brigadier general baso for a putout Ute in the game. Chiefs L. T. Sellers and N. Richardson aside a portion of your income

station is better. in the army The lineup for the game with and to Section Leaders through purchase of bonds"
,., It so happens that Chief Com- I Inshore Patrol will probably be M. A. Fitts, V. C. Cabbage, M. Allotments may be filled out

missary Steward Isaacs and Act Flowers, T. H. Wadsworth. G. C. Don Cross, shortstop, Eddie Lyons I'. Treliern, and t. (', Conklin, through group chairmen or their

ing Chiefs Stappet and Lovitt are Pace J. M. Lewis W J. Young, second base. Owen Reeves, center thanks and appreciation have agents in each department on this

running a school for Ship's Cooks J. S. Polinski, W. L. Rateree. field, Larry King, third base, Char- beenolred by th.. Red Cross! Station If necessary, such delayas

and Bakers first and second class ley Anastasio. right field, Clarke, drive authorities. seems advisable may be made
They are responsible for the good i The brand new signs "Keep Off first base, Johnson, left field, Pat It was alas pointed 'out that by dating your allotment to start

chow. The boys also give each the Grass" which were carefully Colgan, catcher and Atchison, these contributions were entirely one or two months in the future.
graduating platoon an Ice cream I stuck into the solid stretches of pitcher. voluntary as there was no solicitation Subscriptions for monthly allotment

party. white sand around the new build of naval enlisted personnel may be made from S6.25 to .

ings have gone. Good, rich black 175.
Chief: Congdon reports that sev- earth has taken their places andit The Coast Guard now operates --.'- 4_ The War Bonds Office urges

en out of eight men taking the is hoped soon that the signs will under the Secretary of the Navyin On board NavjTships an attend everyone to sign now. See your

exam for Seaman first made thegrade. return and mean exactly what accordance with an executive ant stands guard constantly over a group agent today and make out a

Not: bad. They are: A. H. they say. order of: Novembet 1, 1041. coffee pot to see that It Is kept hot. maximum allotment




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