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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 10, 1943
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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t VOL 1, No. 11 ___ U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA June 10, 1943




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Goes Through To well The, almost-Is best news the since announce-winter- Average Person

meat in the Plan of the Day that I

effective Immediately the wearing -
1 F. Nearby FieldsNew of undress White B (with Says Lieut. files

1.i out Jumpers) by enlisted person-
.i I.. nel Is authorized on the Reservation.
Route To
.\ Delivery Undershirts must be Monthly Deductions Easier

Lee and Cecil May Be regulation and clean. Than Quarterly Payments:
,' Officers are authorized to
,
Shortest In ExistenceThe omit the coat of the summer 20% Only On "Taxable"Pay

'' Jacksonville Naval Air Sta working uniform on the Reservation -

: tion's, private, and personnel-, except as provided in
Yard-AIR-Mail Station Order N 50-43 unless
managed deliveryand or
The new federal income tax bill
.
pick-up service was initiated otherwise ipeelficaUjr directed
which into effect 1 will
1 June 2, to speed the distributionof I and between sunrise ad 1800 goes July
.I not impair in the ability of the
inter-station communications I eft the Reservation.The .
Chief O'Brien including Naval
Chief Sandefer between the Main Station Lee and I recent beat spell made average person
personnel, to continue his or her
Cecil Fields. the announcement
especially
1 present of the War Bond
support
Hard-Hitting Ship What may now be the world's : welcome.
Unsung Enterprise to
t: shortest alr-mail-route, was organ- -i-. George program M., ,Dies according, War Bond officerat Lieut.
'
ized at the direction of

2 Here Who Served Aboard Her J. Michael, by the Yard CaptainS Mail this Statlbn.
j Say Department within a day's notice. Welcome Sign Out the la fact Lieut DIes :announced
average person actually will
Notified on June 1. that such a
sail her into harbor because he likes I plan was under consideration the be In a better position to purchase
i.; "Admiral Halsey will Tokyo For GradsFirst bonds than ever before. He justified -
Academy
that ship." I Yard-Mall Office "launched" its i his conclusions
e' These were the words of Aviation Chief Radioman John M. O'Brien first air-delivery of Yard Mail to the by pointing1out
r: instructor at the Naval Air Technical Training Center's Radio school, Lee Field within 24 hours of the I following features of the
new federal income tax bill
Of New :
\ .1 pa he .:spoke knowingly of the aircraft carrier Enterprise. receipt of instructions. I Group Ensigns (1) The bill provides for 20%
: The Enterprise recently received I Already this new service has reduced -
Here Monday To deduction of the taxable Income
t Coming .
citation the average time of delivery
and
I
the presidential unit
and not 20% of the whole income.
was dubbed the "Workhorse of from station to station by six Be Given Course In AviationThe Previous taxes
were figured on
4
I hours or more. Formerly a bus, '
Chief O'Brien was aboard Songbird
War. Alluring the basis of 6% normal tax. 13%
j the carrier from the date of her enroute to one or another out-lying welcome mat has been Iud surtax on taxable income, and
fields and delivered thema.J1.
picked
commissioning through the battle I up down this Station for the first 5 Tax
%
This took on Victory on all gross in
roundtrip more
pf Midway. Entertains Tonight of newly-commissioned graduates I The
than three hours to complete. Now group come. taxable income is figured
One of Chief O'Brien's ship- of the Naval Academy who on the basis of a $24 weekly
the Air service completes three-
a
mates aboard the "Workhorse, are scheduled to come aboard here exemption from for
station trip in less than one and a gross pay
over the same period was Chief Muriel Lynn Scheduled I married
half Monday.All men, $12 weekly exemp-
hours thereby saving time.
!Aviation Radioman W. H. Sande- told, almost 800 members of tion for
With Gino Other single men, and an addi-
Rippa Two pick-ups and deliveries
are
fer, also an instructor In the Train- I the present graduating class at tional $S weekly for
made daily, except Sunday, at Lee I exemption
ing Center Radio school. Features For I II I th Smoker Annapolis will spend the summerat each dependent. Furthermore tax
Cecil Field
Field. and the Main
Chief Radiomen Sandefer and Florida stations gaining first
Station. The to Cecil'
O'Brien consider the Enterprise Neither the heat wave nor the delivery hand information on the various Here's How It Works
Field will also service the I
the best ship the Navy has ever possibility of a longprayedforrain nearby phases of Naval Aviation. Officials Latest available
Naval Air Gunners School at Yellow I figures on

li had and future historians may will interfere with the Water. I of the NAOTC have mappedout how the new tax bill will work:
give her a similar rating in view eleventh edition of the Victory 1 the instructional program. Weekly
Trips leave the Main Station at SalarY-$30
of her accomplishments. Smoker entertainments scheduledto which
The first reports
1 group DedaetUa
0900 and 1400, from Lee Field at rcreeaUge
> Happy, But Not Hero Ship start at 1930 tonight at the 1 here Monday will complete the Si.gieNo -
"She was a happy ship from the Mason Field ball park. 0930 and 1430, and from Cecil I course on August 21, while the I depeadeatt $..M 1J.|
i3
Field N
at 1015 and 1500. Deliveriesare 1IIarrle4-
O'Brien said, "but she has never alluring, and highly entertaining, June 28 and finish up on September Married
been a hero ship because she was Miss Muriel Lynn, who comes to 1415: at Cecil Field at 0945: and 3.Nine. I *". depedeak'Jt' ,,41
1445, and at the VM M
urle4I
of
I i, always slugging it out with the the station on a "military leave of Hangar I activities of the Naval Air Fair -dependent
the Main Station at 1030 and 1515. .7* !.S//'
and it wasn't safe to publicize absence" from the downtown Training Commandwill
enemy Operational Less thanVlc.tnry
In charge of the service at this'StaUon' I
; her." Roosevelt Patio where she is cur- be used. Four of them-the I TaxI
The press and radio had never rently starred in a singing role. i Post Office is Jack Calhoun -!' Naval Air Station, the Naval Air I I Weekly Salary-$

'", mentioned the Enterprise until Gino Rappa, Marine, whose appearance duty, pilots Splc. at Flights the VM are hanger made by in i Gunner's School, the Auxiliary Naval Slagle-N. depe.deats ,3841 11..1
President Roosevelt gave her a was postponed last week, Air Stations at Lee Field and, Married-
': citation recently.The will be on deck tonight to add to Piper Cub planes which have for at Cecil Field-are located in this N. dependent C.)' n..

amazing damage and destruction the evening's entertainment merly planes functioned as ambulance immediate area. The others are Married-Two dependent S." 7.I

which the vessel has Other specialties were being the Stations at Daytona Beach, Ft. HarriedKa -

wrought on the Japanese navy and lined up for the program when the Week Lauderdale, Sanford Lake City and ue dependent 1." 1.g
air fleets has caused speculationas JAX AIR NEWS went to preas. Laff Of The Melbourne.The I Less thanVictory

to how she has fared so well her- It is expected that this will be the There Is a story going the young ensigns will be split I .TM |. not |la adJitlftory .. te the Tax

self. Wherever and whenever "lucky eleventh" performance' rounds about WAAC who won into 14 companies with an officerin included.exemptions> .Tax. ieUry Tax U

there was trouble, the Enterprise when the cast is finally assembled. her' first strlPf'SFor an hour charge of each. These company

was in the thick of things. Buddy Balbo and his Bluejackets she tried to sew them on her commanders will be responsible to
But "Lucky Little Enterprise"was will provide the orchestral accom- blouse. Finally she gave up. the commanding officers of each are higher under the

the name given the ship by paniment and special musical numbers The next night she sought the Station and will assist in local new plan a single person being

her "Plan of the Day." tonight. The program, under sewing advice of a mate soldier administration of their units. They exempted $624 and married person

': Almost Charmed Life the direction of Chaplain "Cy" who took her blouse back to his will be quartered with student $1,248 per year as compared with
: $500 and
almost Rotrige, will lead' oft with the barracks and returned the following aviation officers In Student Officers $1,200, respectively, under
While enjoying an last year's plan.
usually good boxing bouts betweenmen day with a perfect Job Headquarters. j
j : charmed life in the face of almost (2) The new tax, which ab-
from this station.
constant attacks with enemy sorbs the preseht 5% Victory Tax,

iJ. bombs and torpedoes, Chief San- In the will event move of rain indoors the performance to the- Admiral Co oil Welcomes will in some instances never approach

defer was inclined to believe thata the previous 5% deduction.For .
Main Station Recreation Hall
well-trained air group under. the example, a married man
skillful and daring command of ClassA earning $30 weekly with 2 chile

William F. Halsey was Material CommendationsAt Annapolis dren will pay only 2.3% under the

" .Admlral reason for her success. new plan which is considerably ,

He pointed out that 90 per cent Material Inspection Friday, statement by Rear Admiral A. B. Cook, Chief of Naval Air less than the Victory Tax previ-

of the men aboard the Enterprisewhen June 4 the following received com ] Operational Training, welcoming the U. S. Naval Academy ously paid.

: she was commissioned were mendation for general excellencein graduates: ((3)) Those whose 1942 tax was

) Cootlaued OB pace ven appearance: Boat House; Ferry "It is with the greatest pleasure that I extend a hearty wel- less than $50 will be forgiven that

Boats and Mary Ann; A. & R. I come to the members of the United States Naval Academy grad amount, and those exceeding $50

Navy Radio Programs Shop; Parachute Loft; Buildings uating class of 1944 on the occasion of their visit to the Naval will receive a 75% forgiveness

905, 907 911, 912, 800, 801, 802, Air Operational Training Command for what is unquestionablyone The remaining 25% will be payable .

t The following radio programs 803, 804, 805 104, 105, 131, 394, of the most important phases of their intensified trainingfor !i on March 15, 1911 and !lion

will be broadcast by Jacksonville 397; Second Deck C. P. O. Club; fleet duty. March 15 1945.
r "*. stations from the Naval Air Housing Office; Gate House; Barracks "I sincerely hope that every moment of these new officers' ((4) The two quarter payments

w Station: E, L, M N, 0, B, C; Post stay in the nine NAOTC activities designated for their aviation paid so far this year will applyon

Friday" \VJAX ((2100-2130) Office, Senior B. O. Q.; Dog Ken- instruction will prove as interesting to them personally as the 1913 Income tax liability and

:, Ie Naval Air Technical Training nel; Machine Gun Range; Perma- program will be valuable to the Navy in the future course of not 1912.

t'; Center auditorium, "N a v y nent Barracks' Mess; Ship's Ser- the war. "All of this", according' to Mr.
Wings. vice Restaurant Number one. "Aviation's vital role in modern warfare is now everywhere Illes, "boils down to these few
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.. Saturday WMDU (2000-: --- ------- I recognized. Therefore, it is imperative that all line officers of the very important facts: You are not

_,1 2030)) !Main Station auditorium, I Navy, whether their duty is afloat or ashore should have a paying any more taxes than you
"Svlnltlt the Navy." Lt. Rotrige Going To Sea I thorough knowledge of the functions, capabilities and limita- paid last year, and the govern

\ Sunday -\VTDQ ((1030-2000)) I Lieut. Henry Hotrlge, senior ; tions of aircraft. That Is why these newly-commissioned young ment is making it easier for you

All Saints Chapel, "Navy Ves Catholic chaplain at the NATTC I I ensigns are being sent to the NAOTC for practical first-hand by paying monthly installments

pers." and chaplain In charge of the study of aerial operations."I instead of quarterly
J TuesdayVJHP (2100-2130) I weekly Victory smoker' has rf'I I know every squadron and every department of this Com "In some instances there will

Naval Air Technical Training coked his orders' for (tea duty mand which the Academy graduates visit will appreciate the actually be less tax paid than be-
I
Center auditorium, Natal Alt and will be detached Monday. I significance of their mission and will exert every effort to make the government is making an out J

r .Technical Training! Center auditorium The popular and well known I their course of the utmost benefit to each .officer" fore, even less than the present ,

"Naval Air Station Concert I' chaplain has been on duty hero I A. B. COOK. Victory Tax, and on top of that j

Band." since Juno 23, 1912. Continued oa pact two


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Visitor' Passes tIle/ \VorJ: 'I' Nouvelles de La France : Taps 7\ Tune 28 RecommendedFor



Survivor Of Six Combattante CommissionsDeadline
TorpedoingsLived i A Weekly Column Conducted I I
By Lt. (jg) John Ashmore

Edifice 39 'Phone 8604 June 15 For Sub .

205 Days on Rafts I La Yt>rite Sur Toulon mitting Names To Educa-

par Fernand Laurent, Deputede tional Office

Able Seaman Robert J. Crutch- --- -- Paris
field Jr., 20, who has survived a ibbean, he said: "We started on Le jour du drame de Toulon, Twenty eight recommendations
total of 205 days on life rafts since ohe raft with 15 men and five ,, 1'Amlral de Laborde n'avait reu have been received to date In the
the start of the present war, 1 survived. We lived on fish and I aucum ordre recent de Vichy. Lea Educational Office for commissionsunder
paused at the Station long enough 1, drank the blood of fish and rainwater seuls ordres qu'il avail, dataient { Alnav 69. These recommen-
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recently to tell the Jax Air News I must have passed out de 1' Armistice. Ceux-ci: 1'enjolg- dations must be In this office not
about his experiences in abandoning I sometime after the eighteenth day. naient de saboter la flotte plutot later than June 15th.:>
ship and about life on a raft. When I woke up I was in a hospital que de la livrer A qul ce soit. t.. The following is the list of
Crutchfield was one of the survivors I had lost eighty pounds.I Le 27 Novembre au martin, those recommended for commis-
of a ship sinking in the Atlantic was told we were picked up by a 1'Amiral Platon, au nom du Mar sions and their present ratings:
who spent 83 days on a life Navy escort ship." j chal Pelaln et sur 1'ordre de Berlin, v Pinney R. D., C.Y.; D'Zamba,
raft. Though unconscious when I Crutchfield left Jacksonville for I essaya d'annuler ces ordres en F., Ylc; O'Brien, R. W., MOMMlc;
picked up he is now fully recoveredand New York and another ship with telephonant i de Vichy A Toulon. Ne Inglett, F. W. I.., Ylc; Gassett,
on his way back to sea again.A I this remark: "I'm like a fish. When pouvant atteindre l'Amiral de W. O., Radio Electrician; Kaska,
veteran of tanker sen ice, 1 you pull one out of water he I Laborde directement, 11 appela la P. J., Ylc; Bailey, K. R., Sklc;
he has been a seagoing man doesn't live long. I've got to begetting Prefecture Maritime macs ne put McCardlesa. E. R. W., Machinist;
Ince he was IS years old. In back" communiquer qu'avec un sub- ; Beck, R. F., C. Sp (A) (AA) ;
the present war he has survived ------ -- alterne, a qui il donna l'ordre de Frey, E., C.G.M. (P.A) ; Pichering,
nix: torpedoing i transmettre un message a tous les G. M., Machinist U.S.F.R.; Skudin,
He lost his left eye at Dunkirk officiers sup rieuu.I H. D., C. Sp (A) (AA) ; Martin,
when struck by a piece of shrap I En gros, ce message annulalt \V. S., Machinist; Hardy, A. V.,
nel. He had, prior to his accident, i The Inquiring. 1 I'ordre de sabotage et autorisait 5. Aer mlc;. .
gone 83 hours without sleep: and I la livralson de la Flotte Francaise Ehlert. E. P., machinist: ; John-
assisted in an estimated 30 cross. I 1 ; I Ice aux Allemands. Seulement, quand son, C. F. C., sp (A) (AA) ; Gar-
I subalterne entra en contact avec field, W. S., C.C. Std (AA) ;
Ings.At present he is waiting to receive t[ Reporter i lies Commandants de la Flotte, iletait Grimes, Fred A., C.B.M. (Ret) ;
<< the Silver Bar of the War I trop tard. Telle etait du aa Byrd, Joseph P.. SKlc; Ziellnskl,

Shipment Board, a red, white and L_________ __ ___' molns, la version de Vichy telle E. P., C Sp (A) (AA) ; Amer,
blue badge adorned with six silver t ti i: qu'elle est parue dans un com- Harry I*, Machinist A-VS( ) ;
stars, one for each time he was i Question: Do you believe servicemen munlqu6 officiel en date du 29 Caudill, J. D., Ylc; Naughton,

punk.In. who expect sea or foreign Novembre. I J. D., Chief Boatswain l-Vs);
speaking of his repeated narrow duty soon should marry La verity est tout autre et beau- Sikes. N. R, Ship's Clerk l-vs) ;
escapes Seaman Crutchfield before leaving for their new .e- coup plus simple: les commandantsdes Abraham, Barow SClc; Claussen,

raid, "I don't consider myself an slgnment forces allemandes devant Toulon Ed. W., machinist A-Vs); Grlest,
expert swimmer. I am just an Answers I ayant complete 1' encercle- K. C., carpenter CeC Vs) ;
average swimmer. What I did do EDWARD JOSEPH DILLON ment de la Place, et ne desirant Schlomann, A. F., electrician
was to make use of every oppor- Sic Yard Dept. : "To be frank my I pas etre troubles dans leur man- E-Vs).
tunity I had to continue living." 'opinion in a nutshell is in favor I, oeucre, firent couper tous les filste'le'phoniques
Asked about advice for sailors I{ of marriage if you have been going 'i. l de facon a isoler la Lovely Linda Moody taps it out -
ta time of abandoning ship, the I with the girl long enough and base navale du reste de la France, In sophisticated style In FLYING
veteran of six sinking said: I are sure you're in love with her. 'I: (Vichy) Indus). Cest pour cette COLORS one of the big USO-
"One thing to remember Is think : And if you understand each seule raison que les ordres de Camp Shows which: will be pre- Sailor Beware;
dearly. Don't get panicky. If It'd be nice to have other'j l I Vichy qui livraient la Flotte Fran- sented on this Station June 21 and
you keep a clear head your come home to." calse aux Allemands arrive rent 22. Keep Your Shirt
| CHIEF H. T EVANS CBM Y8 trop tard.
chances of being rescued or of -- --' -
helping others are much better" Division: "No. Definitely no For I I Et viola comment, & Toulon, pour I A Series of Articles Expos
"We slept for months with our ,I| one thing a man is foolish to marry ,' une fois au moins, les Allemands Births
clothes:: on aboard ship," said until he gets a good rating and I II furent victimes des Allemands.- Navy ing Crooked Promoters
Crutchfield. "In the event of an I can afford it. I believe it's an I (Traduction d'extraits d'un article
emergency, one doesn't have time i injustice to the girl to leave her para dans Colliers) At St. Vincent's Hospital, Jack- Who May Be Operating

to look for his clothes. Clothesare 1, stranded if anything happens to Concours du Meilleur Recit de sonville: In Jacksonville
good protection against heat you." I II I GuerreA Seaman and M.... Lester H. Clover,

and cold. Why, If one were to | TERRY STAUDT, WAVE, partir d' aujourd'hul, et grace a June daughter 2.Marine. La\onia Pearl, Wednesday, -- ---

try the North Atlantic without ARMSc Communications Office: a la g n rosit6 du Commandant, I. Staff Sergeant and Mrs. Reginald EDITOR'S NOTE.-This Is the
clothes, he'd freeze to death in "Sure, I think they should get i nous inaugurons dans nOtre rubrl- G. Bagube, a daughter, ReginaNell sixth In a series of articles
five minutes In the winter. I married. Life just can't stop because I que; "Nouvelles de la France Com- Wednesday and, Mrs.June Donald I.Metalsmlth Duncan written by the Better Business

"In leaving the ship, don't dive, there's a war going on. If I battante", une serie de Concours MacGregor a liOn, Donald Dee, Wednesday Division of the Jacksonville: I
but jump as you go into the Water you fall in love you should get I mensuels ou bi-mensuels qui debu- ; June e'and 2. Chamber of Commerce for the
and hold your life jacket closeto I. married. Then he'd have some- tera par celui du meilleur r "cit de | a Petty Carol Annette Mrs. James, Thursday Barnes, officers and enlisted men of this
your body; otherwise it may thing to come back to." guerre. Les manuscripts devront June ulhter. Station. Its purpose In" to warn
t. rome up and hit you hard around I, JAMES FRANKLIN HOWARD, I etre envoye"s a 1' E. V. lere Ash- Petty officer and Mrs. James H. personnel here against the crooked -
the head enter the water. Sic, X-l Division: "I think the Roberts, a son William Lee, Thursday i
as you more, Fighting French Office, U. S June 3.Chief. promoters and racketeersthat
"It's best to learn to swim and !I answer is no. You might not come N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida, I Specialist and Mrs. Connie Bea- may be operating In Jacksonville .
swim whenever you get a chance. 'back And I don't think it would avant le Samedi 19 juin, et ne pas man Noblln, a daughter, Connie Beth, So read this and subsequent -
I went be fair to the girl." I Thursday June 3.
swimming everytime pos- exce'der 600 mots-Les photos suf- Aviation Machinist Mate:: and Mrs. article carefully and
fible. It's a good thing I was | EVELYN PILAND, WAVE, S2c, fisament bonnes pour reproductiondans Richard H. lloene, a daughter, June beware.A .
Able to take care of myself! in the Communications Office: "Definite- la presse seront accept es. Loretta, Tuesday June 1. racket which is taking ad-

I water." ,I ly yes." I just got married to a L'auteur relatera par example, les rett Marine, a daughter Pfc and., Linda Mrs.Earl Hubert, Tuesday.Fav\- vantage of war widows and moth-
About swimming through burning sailor. experiences v "cues lors d'un com- June 1Ship's. ers is the swindler who offers to
t oil which he had to do, once I I CROUCH TALLMAN, Ylc, bat ou d'une'a8ion ou encore, 11 Cook and Mrs. Robert G. collect the insurance of the deceased -
off Jacksonville beach, he said: [I Court Reporter: "I have a lot of racontera la manlere dont il a pu day Miller June, a son Robert Granville Tues- husband or son for a fee
f "Keep a steady course. Don't try I ifs to put before it, but off hand s'e'chapper de France. Le jury, Seaman :nd' Mrs Carl Higgins. a payable in advance. He shows a
to swim too fast, but splash the I I'd say no. It depends on the compose du Commandant, du capi- son, Gerald Bernard, Tuesday, June fake policy which he claims the
; water ahead of you with your | girl you're marrying. It's naturally taine de la compagnie a laquelle 1.'Aviation Machinist Mate and Mrs. husband or son had taken out with-
: hands. It may singe your hands understood a person who gets l'auteur appartient et de 1' E. V. Sidney MacLean, a son, Saturday, out telling the family, and whichhe
i and arms but it will clear the wa- I,married should know who he's lere Ashmore attribuera, June 5.Seaman. says requires a fee to cover
ter directly ahead and you may be 'marrying but that's not true In un premier prix de $5. ton, John, and Jr Mrs. John June Murlllo 5, a necessary expenses involved in ob-
able to get out of trouble. AboveAll I 50% of the cases in wartime un 2eme prix de $3. Lieut and M rr't rr1at): Blackstock, taining payment for the benefi-
don't change your course when marriages. They don't know each et un 3eme prix de $2. a son Carl Lyons, Saturday June 5. ciary. Needless to say, when the
swimming in burning oil." II other." Toutes suggestions Interessantes Lieut.a daughter(jg) and, Diana Mrs. John May,G.Satur-Patrick fee is paid, nothing more is heard
l Crutchfield was the guest here ROBERT MEYER, Marine Pvt., seront etudie'es; faites les ou ad- day: June 5.Aviation from the swindler.
erf Chaplain A. J. Clements. He Guard Company: "No, I don't believe ressez les a' 1' E. V. lere Ashmore. Ordnanceman and Mrs. D. "Do I have to pay for U-I didn't
considers Dayton, Ohio, where his In such marriages. I wouldn't a...=. W.Lieut.Barber(Jg, )a and son,Mrs.Saturday.Andrew June Byron 5. order it?" Have you ever receiveda

1'-- folks live his home. I marry. What if you should get Conner, a ton, Sunday, June 6. package through the mail from
About his last time at sea, when killed? And if you do come Weddings Highlighted ,,-=, some business firm or "organization" -
he spent 87 days on a raft drifting through you never know how you'll Double with the request that you
r from mid Atlantic toward the Car- I feel when you get back." By CeremonyA WAVE Reports Death send a certain amount of money

for the merchandise?
Know Your Planes, Gunners weddings special performed feature at of the the Station nine Of Her Twin Brother are asked to pay for ties Usually, handker-you

chiefs, matches, or other articles
from June 1st through June :5th>
Lt. Commander G. Caldwell
Clyde "for the benefit of charity" or
was the double ceremony conducted (Ret.) USN, twin brother to "for patriotism", \
Saturday. Participants In the Grace I. Caldwell, Y3c of this sta- People who receive unoideied
M MI ceremony were Wayne R. Huey tion, was killed by a hit and run merchandise are under no obliga-
and Leas and Lee J. Fet-
Dorothy driver in New York City, June 2. tion whatsoever to pay for it, to
terman and Doris Rhine. The
He had been stationed at the Navy return it, or to even correspondwith
I w 0L grooms were Marine Privates. Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., and was the sender. However, do not
Other June 1st
weddings were :
in New York on a special mission.He use the articles since use may
Charles L. to Marian E. .
Ingles : had received his Lt. Commander obligate you to pay for them.
June 3rd Robert E.
Mllly : Hep-
; commission just one week be- Better Business Bureaus have
to Ruth A. June
ting Hastings; fore his death. I found that the quickest way to
4th Richard Donald to
: Haggerty
I Lt. Commander Caldwell, who stop such schemes is to make them
Marie Gabrielle Arel! June 5th '
; : had been confined to the Navy Hospital expensive for the promoters. .
Stone to Frances Miller
Clyde ; in San Diego, California be- You can do this by not paying for
Jack to Griffin
Cogswell Mary
; cause of a nervous breakdown, was the merchandise and not returning
Jack to Loftin Har-
LDs. Hogue Ruby ; assigned just prior to the bombingof them to the sender.
old E. Cook
to Janet
oNE out t Kelly. Pearl Harbor to shore duty at If you have money for charity,
-- Portsmouth, N. H. He has spent take the time to investigate each

Student Officers On Top most of his active duty in the solicitation.To
H HI Philippine IslanJs: China and the ( be continued) o.
(In Cecil Field SoftballThe Hawaiian Islands and was subjectto -"----*j [ l
be sent abroad in the near fu
Student Officers with a
record of seven games won against ture.Lt. New Plan Benefit,
Commander Caldwell
I ", ., y I two defeats the field in the was
I L"Not pace graduated from the U. S. Naval Says Lieut. Illes
Cecil Field softball Aerial
: at No. I It's the Brit16h 'Fire at No. 21! Jt.B the Italia I Gunners with eight wins race.but with Academy missioned, on Annapolis the USS and was com Continued from page one

"Skua" low-wing Plagglo P.32, a low-wing bombelpowered three defeats are holding down Lexington. and out present of 75% of ,your
Blackburn a
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------ last year's tax liability. The smart
by two radial engines, second place. !
two-seat dUe bomber powered by Thick set wings taper to rounde d] w i. Rulers &: Clocks. thing to do would be to invest this
The of Student Officer 7 2 75 in bonds to the bombs
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radial edge buy
engine. tips. The nose of the oval fuselage' Aerial Ganders .........8 :S I Then there's the who ""
both the wings and the tallplane extends: forward of the engines, Seaman' Guard C 4 moian I and depth charges needed to 0111
Mesa Cooks . 6 4 brought a ruler to bed with him Mastcn the collapse of the Axis so
taper equally to rounded tips.. It Both edges of the tallplane tape, Uiibnrhlnc Office( 6 4 to see how long he could sle p. He! that we can enjoy the benefits of .
fin and rudder. to tip*. Marian ... 5 4
has a single square Ship' C ... 15 also put a clock under his bed she o I this investment in the land wehave .

Courtesy Harcourt, Brace &\; Co., publlshen Aircraft sPotters, by Lester Ott. br. B. O. Q. 1 11 could wake up on time. kept free."

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10, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



Warning SoundedTo Garden Contest Prize Winners Here And At Dewey Park. Japanese Strong

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Short orters M Foe, Emphasizes


Of: Station Area Capt. McDuffieMarine


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Stray Membership Card Officer Forsees
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From Air-Minded Organ- Long, Hard Battle In

ization Is Found By Pacific; Nips Are SmartA

Realtor In Jax
tl veteran Marine officer who

Found: One 4r was wounded at Guadalcanal, Capt.

Owner beware? B. M. McDuffie pulled no punchesIn
"short.snorter'1
To the iz an address to the Lions clubof

explained a Jacksonville in which he spokeon
membership card to one of theworld's
3 r "what we have been up againstand
most notable, unorganized ,
,
lr r. what
will be
r we up againstfor
organizations and likewise, a
member is also known as a "Short- the next five years in the

Snorter". Pacific".

Much like the "Caterpillar" Club, q Capt. McDuffie of the Division

whose members become eligible by .,/' < of Aviation, U. S. Marine Corps,
virtue of an emergency parachute !) ? .- Dive Bombing Squadron, emphasized -
jump from a plane, a "Short- II ;: y. the seriousness of conditionsin

Snorter" is a man or woman who ,. the Pacific.
O. has completed a non-stop, transoceanic I : <' 2E WI'J The officer, who is to be assigned -

plane flight over salt wa- '' ; .. : : .. to this Station described the
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ter. / -'--'. :.... ,' .' .
I : : : heroism of the U. S. forces who
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Short-Snorters are very particular : :. ct. & took the island from the Japanese.He .
that their comrades maintain PJ. ).:it' : also gave a grim account of

their membership. To do this the .'Ir.! :!; : .: .:.; ; I !; a 24-hour period in which four

members must carry their "Short. : : :; .:)>fi !.y '...:. bombing attacks, launched by the
Snorter" ticket with themusuallya ; :::f fof enemy, resulted in a heavy toll
$1 bill, endorsed by pilot, : of American lives.
pilot, and fellow passengers of CO-I' The speaker told of the tricky,
plane trip across the salt : I smart and fast fighting Japs and
.
One .'. said "
member may challenge : T f they "will not give up.
other member to produce his "The Japs won't surrender," the
"card". Should the victim fail to ''I Captain declared. "It will take a
produce-he must pay $1 to his lot of blood, time and stuff to dispose -
inquisitor. Needless to say, all i : of this wily enemy."
who enlist in the unorganized organization I' Capt. McDuffie cited many instances -
are very careful not to I of Japanese treachery. He
be caught without their "Short- 1 I told how Jap fliers have joined
,,1 Snorter" one dollar bill. j circles of American planes coming

Now, It appears Tom F. Smith, i ;: f1 in for a landing; how their ground
of Jacksonville through a business : ,'0 .' < 1000 forces have abused the flag of
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client has become the possessor ofa ,, t ( '. ,; \!"' .':.' ."1." ] *"' U .JJ I.Jill truce; and how Japs, believed

"Short-Snorter" ticket, the $1 : ...I . I dead or wounded, have arisen as
bill of some club member. : unarmed doctors and hospital
This bill has nine endorsements' Here are the first and second place winners of the recent garden contest held at the NAS Housing area corpsmen approached on a mis-

on it-one of which is unreadable. and at Dewey Park Since Chief Yeoman and Mrs. Albert W. Forman, first place winners at Dewey I I sion of mercy and have pitched a :'
They are: Bob Smith, Robert B. Park, were on leave at the time these pictures were taken It was Impossible to Include them In this ,l grenade at their would-be bene- .
Peck, Charles E. Kinney William group However, the Jax Air News did take a picture of the Forman garden which you see upper right. factors.
W. Weeden, George M. Duke, Top left are Chief and Mrs. George S. Quimby, who took first place on the Main Station for the third con-I "We found four Japs in our
James B. Ratca (or a similar sur- secutive time. Bottom row shows Chief and Mrs. Gabriel Daigle, second place winner on the station, ; mess line one morning; and we
name) Ted Hand and Francis and Electrician's Mate, 2c, and Mrs. Johnny G. McCants at right, standing at the gate to their garden didn't make them prisoners," the
Chalmers. I which was judged the second best at Dewey Park. I II speaker said emphatically.

This "membership-card" is dated I Captain McDuffie is also a vet-
June 28, 1942, which it is be- I I eran of the last war.
I I
lieved, is the date of the owner's "P Yard Dept. I II out.The Team, coached by Lt. (jg) i Up The Ladder ---
I trans-oceanic pilgrimage, which John Janusas, consists of Lotz, P.,
the "Short-Snorter" commemo- I I II Brunson, C., "Rough & Ready" I Patients Cheered
rates. I I News Riffel, 1st B., Cole, 2nd B., Banks, Advancements In Ratings i

Mr. Smith, whose office is at 3rd B., Buzby, SS., Cook Luzeske I I
206 Realty Bldg., Jacksonville, tel- and Laskowski in the outer pas- : : At NAS Jacksonville JI: Up-By Patients!
ephone 5-7203, is holding the The Docks and Ferries entry In tures and Pergorllls in Short Field, _

i "Short-Snorter" for the claimant.He the National softball league, the ably backed up by PecorelH, Pat- i iI I II ,
is list
received it when a young ladyin Dock Wallopers, is staging a form turelll and Atkinson, a trio of time Following a of Jacksonville Men Confined To
Naval Air Station enlisted Hospital
town presented it in paymentof reversal and is currently the most ly hitting fielders.
a bill. Improved club in the circuit. After I -":!!.- personnel advanced or changed Inl|j Stage Musical; Yakalis Is .....,
rating as indicated the
Short-snorters aboard this Sta shaky start, the team came during ]
a II Featured
Violinist
tion take warning! Check up on back strong and won eight straight Wear Identification Tags months StMlc-of Alex May Adams.and Joseph June: |

your ticket and carry it with you games to reach the halfway mark Identification tags shall be worn man. Harry L. Jackson, u hehar The patients staged a musical
this week. Your buddies will be"gunning" the in third i
of season place. Y,11t'1.he--Gerald I program at the Station Hospital
all in Naval
by the ser- I
persons
L. Good, John Pot-
for you for a while. Mu/h of the credit should be vice. All heads of departmentsand fay, Jr. I last Sunday and it was acclaimed
given to Chief Evans, all-around unit commanders are directedto | AMM2c_William\ P Burgln. Creed 1 1 a success by their bed fellowsI -
and coach, who is capably ''B. Hahn. Peter Mallnlak, John F. i I other patients.A .
N.1.O.T.: C.RounJup player take necessary action to supply Szatkowskl. |
.--I supported by Norris Roberts, their personnel with "dog" tags 1 AMM3c-Turner C. Justui. George full house turned out in the
Speedball pitcher and ace home run with instructions to wear them at McThomas. Alfred E.:: Van Havanbeke. auditorium of the Recreation
I j 'hitter and Sluggers like "Cappy"Brooks all times. 1 SK3c-, Cathellne Jane G. Campbell. Lavine A. Building and patients were cheeredup
Chapin Helen Saxman Hec-
"Ernie Coffee", George _.-_ .._- |I tor B. Scott. Irene and entertained by the tuneful
Norris, "Snipe" Frazier, "Jersey" I AM2c-Zotman M. 1o'k&'rard E. performances.
Comdr, Pratt Takes Over Darrien and "Hunty" Holland have Found! Donohue. Charles W. Jahraus George Featured on the program was t
NAS, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla,-Commander K. Neuner. Jarre! C. Wood. the
off threat violin selections of .
choked many an enemy I AOM2c-Hubert J. Turnbull. Yoryis Yakalis -
A large number of unclaimed ar-
John Lockwood Pratt, by their sparkling play. 'Scotty" AOM3c-John A. Cooney. Thomas C. Marine private, who is a t
USN. relieved Commander Donald ticles have been found on the Sta- Garwood Jesse W. Morris.
McLachlan "Fatty" McAleer, patient. Yakalis is a talented mu .
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tion at various times and places PRlc-Roy D. Griffin.PR2cRobert I .
E. Wilcox, USN, as commanding "Bruiser" Hampton and "Boston"Harry I W. Drew. sician. A graduate of the Univer-
and have been accumulated at the
officer of this Station. A graduate Martin give airtight supportin i SpM)3c( ) -Thomas M. Glnolfl. RlohI sity of Athens Greece, and the
of the Naval Academy in 1922, the field. "Slug" Otis played well Directory, Station Post Office, I I aid Heslop l Jr.. Charles C. Loper Jr., New England Conservatory of
where be recovered the
they can by Norman E. Wagner
Comdr. Pratt was recently commended in center field until he Injured his Identification. The 1 PhoM3c-Bruce G. Hoertel William Music he made his debut in Car-
owner articles
by the Secretary of Navy finger making a diving catch of a upon I E. Miller Gerald A. Phillip. negie Hall and has played in the
consist of No. 15 Fountain
for "extraordinary achievement, line drive "Slue-foot" Given- ARM2c-John E. Johansen. Clyde White House for English and
; even
pens, No. 1 pearl bracelet, No. 8 McIntyre, Frank G. Schneider.
when you demonstrated courageousand ter, bat boy, and cheer leaders pairs of glasses with cases. i i ARM3c-Lloyd M. Thoensen, Dana I. Greek royalty. Called by critics
Intrepid conduct while carry- Cow"Lucas eye the "world's foremost
"Wild Cat" Cote and "Big Tiaden Greek via {
ing out a vital and dangerous mission helped with their enthusiasm No. 1 eye-glass case only No. 2 Music. -Leo MlkeU, Fletcher C. Nelson linist", Yakalis resigned his postas
wrist watches and No. 14
finger
." Comdr. Wilcox left for duty
music
I rings. ,i Sic-John :J. O'Kane. :Jr. instructor at Massachu-
\ involving flying as commanding The Docks & Ferries division is % Xli- --.,_. CBM r -m
officer of a large seaplane tender. justly proud of Its Softball Team. I II ACMMAA-Arthur B. Coleman. Marines. He played four numbersat
Chief Barr MarriedChief I Lee Field Advancements the hospital concert.
tt( Smoker Popular I New WAVE I The following list of enlisted Others on the program included

'Y NAS, Miami, Fla.-A new innovation '. The new WAVE in the Tag Of- Specialist John M. Barr men at the Auxiliary Naval Air Eugene Ehrlick, accordion expert;
which has proved popular fice is Elsie Amadel, Y3c, USNR. and Miss Nelle M. Mason of Char- 'Station, LEE FIELD, were advanced Elmer Carnes, formerly guitarist 1
I. Lt. Comdr. SURATT, popularand lotte, N. C., were married Saturday for
J Is Wednesday night Outdoor Smok- I in rating as of June 1,1943: Charley Jones' orchestra at
ers. A stage show, boxing matches, I well known Seaman Guard Of- June :5, at 1100. Miss FrancesA. .MM1C-F.: A. Boesvert, W H. Tur- Baltimore; and Al Okulski, versa- .
singing, free refresh- ficer is on leave in his beloved Barr was the bride's attendantand nor. tile pianist. All but Okulskl are
community
state of Georgia.The Lieut. James R. McCachran AMC. E Bowman, R. H. Caldwell j
ments and smokes featured the patients.
I C. 1 Clark C. A. Coly. Jr. t
first event. Police Dept., has a new was best man. The ceremony was E. F. C.. L. Elmer, R. V. Miss Helen Bias. recreation director '
"Jest 4 Fun", humor column of member. M. H. BACON, Sea2c. conducted at the All Saint's Chapelby Gaarden. feI I, R. W. Goodman, F, of the Red Cross at the
home the Bacon". Chaplain Clements. L. Huffman. L. S. Hugglns, M. E.
the Sky Writer, offers this tidbit: "Bacon brings Israel, D. C. Jones. W. C. Schertz, Hospital, arranged the Sunday .
.. The British Navy drinks rum. The Tony Paul Pry, Seale, Is prob- I C. L,. Seale, D. N. Skidmore, P. Tora- show. I
American Navy absorbs whiskey. ably the proudest "papa" in the Curtail Special Pay sanko, V. V. Wagaman.AMMSc -----
-G.: D. Elliott. M. R. Esp,
But the Italian Navy sticks to port. Seaman Guard and rightly so; for A heavy work load on the Ac- Examinations June 1 7 J
Probably because it goes down the "little Pry" is growing by leaps counting and Disbursing depart. I HAM F.r'H Bough:. C: J.. Row.
I and bounds. curtailment I land. J, J. Senft. P. Shea. Examinations for various
more easily"Lieut. ment has necessitated a rating
ARM3c-C. E. Nelson, J. H. D gnan,
Did hear Band Master Payn-
you vouchers and will be held'.t the
---- of special pay B, Friedman Station Mess \
C mdr. Llnscott Detached ter's Band last Tuesday night at the payment of them. It has been 1 AOMlc-W.: J. Mooneyham. Hall Thursday, June 17. The pro..
2100 over WJHP? If you didn't, AOM2c-W. W. Dla. B. F. LeIWe
N A S, Daytona Beach, Fla. directed that no special paymentsbe I W H. McCloskey. E. D. Voss fessional exams begin at 0900 and I
listen In this coming Tuesday, !
made to end at 1130. and the Officer
Lieutenant Commander Arthur p employees separatingor i AEM3c-R. R. Roes* Petty J
Linscott, Executive Officer:: of this same time, same station. transferring from the Station !1 AM ic-W. F. Pltsenbarger. and A to N exams start at 1330( i

Station since its commissidning! I Boathouse Team Perks Up other than those being dischargedfor i Cox BM2c-R.-L. L.P.Floyd Olsen., Jr. and end at 1600 i
last December, has been detached Warning to other Softball members I cause. It Is also directed that Yio-J, Kravtt. oi
and ordered to reportto of the American League. "Be- requests for special payments on I Y2c-R. E. Collins. .j
frOm duty I SC2c <:. H. Hosier. : ConUrlno D. R. Pac. I
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a new post with the Navy at ware of the Boathouse Crew". account of emergencies-employees Ck3c-E. L. Washington. HPFt3cS.iS.'
sea. Lieut. Comdr. Linscott was Although they got off to a wobbly being on leave and those out of StMlc -L. V. Smith. Sic.:..ztr": : w. 'Davis. J. L. SpagnolU. i
rr' well known on the Station and InV start they are now clicking and the city on the regular pay day- HAle-T. R. Allen.ACMMAAR.. W. F. Smith, J. S. Bargsley, M. R. ; i
I I Reldenouer.I Allen I W. E. Burrow. T. Dobbs. Jr.jA
Daytona Beach where he made give every indication of being be signed by the respective heads: I CBMAA-J. I* Baardsley.PhM2c : R. Emanuel, U. B. Prick. s>, HackenJ.
;""y frtondj during his brief stay. among the leaders from here on of departments. I I : -T. F. Lanford C. E. NeUon.' '

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The JAX AIR NEWS ii published weekly at the V. S. 4
.. Naval Alt SUti., Jack.o. 111e, Florida by tile r MU

BelaU... Other at .. i>.... U tile ftvermmcBt. By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum.ChC( ), USNA
C.pl are dlitrlbaUd free .l chare U emlittod a.d
.tller Naval per*...tl at the Naval Alt SUU., tkxillary tense but interesting time in a ship's activitiesis
sit lUtUa* at Le. sad Cecil Flcldi, and the when she Is brought alongside the dock. The
Naval Air Gnn*,'. Sck..I. DItrlbatlu! &. .!.. mad setting is interesting. Friends and families fre-
t. tk. lleadt..,kn .t the Naval, Air OperatUul Tl' quently are nearby. There are extra men to handlethe
TratalBf CevmaBd ted tile Naval Air TNII.leal Trala- lines. To satisfy port laws, a civilian pilot maybe ;
p. ee.tu. on the bridge with the Commanding Officer. The
I Executive Officer frequently calls out the com-

Rear AdBtlral A. B. C..k, USN, mands. The Navigator is busy with his sextant.
Cfcltt .f Naval Air OperatUaal TraUfo \ The Officer of the Deck is general handyman
+ and on down the line everyone is alert even to the

Ca,UI. S. /. Mi kael, t'SN, ar .. apprehensive messenger. Various
c.........,, 1 commands are given to the an..
Jacka.uUI Naval Air Sta...a chor detail as well as to those
r: \ handling lines ashore An expression

CapUia Jk J. O'Malley (MC), CSK, frequently used especially
C.Bt.aBdlor Officer, ye 1 1r on smaller ships, is the cautious,
U. S. Naval H.ipital ( A '..* "Steady as you go". It is a splendid
'S expression for all ways of life,

CBtmaBd Edward E. Delecek VSN, but it is particularly applicable
Commanding Officer, j I i to your service careers.In .
Naval Air G...er', Scb.lU =- most of life's experiences<< we
1 begin with a glad and enthusiastic -

.... C.). Chetttr L. Gawae, USMCRel), rush. I note particularly that
C...a. Maria. Barrack head over heels in love. One may
i I dCO* Capt. Shrum be swept off his feet with a lithe .

C..4u B D. HifgUf, DE-VC( ), VSNX, some bit of femininity,-he is all fire and brim-

C.Mm.Bdiar Officer, ;... stone. While going through this exhilarating con-
Naval Air Teckmkal Tralaiaf Crater dition one rarely considers failure. But, look out!
After the early courtship, or after the step of
Unto C.I. William T. Eva.. CSMC .1.1AN marriage is taken things are not quite so simple.We .
C.....&, Officer, .
Xariac AvUU DcUchmcmtC i iJ5 go on board ship for the first time. As we
tread the decks of the particular Man-of-War, we

...*.cle. Charles G. Sll.... A-VC), VSXB feel she is our ship. Standing out to sea, we are
OBunaadUf Officer, A IS GRAScSnwkiugLaiii5 impressed with the depth of the blue and the
mountain-like swells. If we are not too sick the
AailHarr Naval Air 6UU Lee FUldC
whole set-up impresses us with being decidedly
romantic. But, look out! Before
.BimtBd r Th..a. D. 5..I..rt., A-YG), CSNB, long you beginto
C..... .' Officer, realize that the cruise at sea cannot be glimpsedas
a whole, nor can it be done in a day.It .
AixlIUry Naval Air SUU Cecil Yield
is a moment to moment, hour to hour watchto
watch, week and month affair. If we are fortunatethe
... JAX AIR NEWS receive Carp Newspaper ServlMaterial. ", -
Re...ll_ ... .( recited Hatter .*.- : $ whole thing will take such a hold on us that a

kl Ued *tlth..t ..r.U.... .C CNS, War Dcaartaitat, flavor of romance will linger and we will realize
that to achieve anything note by way of seagoing -
MS B. 4S>d SU N. T. C.
career, we must face the long haul, the slow
steady pull. We cannot very well run toward the
A Thought For The Week: goal, we must take it easy. It is not the swift run-
I ner but the sure steady patient walker who really
// some people would worry less about gets there.

their own personal discomforts and more ,,-__.' __ : < c Since you put your name on the dotted line, took

about what do to win the ...., the oath of allegiance, and began your Naval career
they can help war, .;.. .., -=' :: \......:
victory might come sooner than many of us ..--;: wr: .. .. -:",... you the command must have"Steady learned as that you to go'give, is and not easy.carry One out

expect. I thing you will have to do is to "Walk worthy of
By Steve Kalagian, Y2c
the vocation wherewith you are called". That meansif
Once: there were two sailors who spent all their time be.
spare you are called to be an officer or an enlisted
Let's Justify Our Pride moaning the fact that they were stuck here at a shore station when man in the Navy, that you walk up the gangway of

Within four days the first of the they belonged at sea. They constantly told their shipmates what great your ship, pause to salute the flag of your country,
group seamen they were, and that they were more at home on the water thanon I and step on her decks as on sacred ground.
Naval class will arriveat I
1
Academy graduating land Honestly serving you will recall your oath of
this and other Naval Air Operational i ---One-day-just a week ago to be exact-these two bluejackets embarked allegiance: "I will bear true faith and allegiance

Training Command stations for special in- : on a great expedition.. :They managed to secure a rowboat and to the United States of America will serve them
set out "to sea" on the St.: John'sRiver. I honestly and faithfully against all their enemies
struction in Naval Aviation.It .
Here In the fresh "sea air"they SMOKING LAMP about the boots whomsoever-I will obey the orders of the President .
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is hardly necessary for us to express the had glowingly described, they who went after their "equalizer I of the United States of America and of the
pride we feel that the Navy Department has began to dream of great accomplishments shots" last week: officers over me, according to the rules and articlesfor
selected this command as the Naval activity of sinking single- I When Lieut. Ashmore was In the government of the Navy."
handed a couple of Jap battleshipsand training as a RAF pilot in Englandmore
best qualified to broaden the sky warfare a few Nazi subs for good than a year ago, some of his A For Those Who/
knowledge of Uncle Sam's future admirals.It measure. fellow pilots sent him to another Hymn! FlySet

is an implied tribute to the accomplish- Then suddenly a large, roug'hwave field with instructions to bring
ments achieved in the short time the NAOTC swept over them. back a "compass base". Arrivingat to music of: "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind"No.
has been in existence. Our modem John Paul Joneses his destination, he was told to 400 in Army and Navy Hymnal.

However, with our pardonable puffing out found and three-quarters themselves without of a mile a from ship go to would another take field care where of the his request officers By J. J. Willard of Hickory, N. C. .

of chests, we must not forget the respon- shore. They eagerly swam for When he drove there on i
sibility devolving upon all of us in connec- the land they once had despisedand I his motorcycle they directed him We pray Thee, Lord, Thou who art w1w,
finally arrived safely exhausted : to another field and this wenton Be Thou our fliers' guide;
tion with this visit. We
must out little
put a but happy. When they finally for almost a full day before Keep steady, Lord, their ships that rise,
greater effort on our respective jobs to proveto made their appearance at the Main Lieut Ashmore realized that it And pilot them across the skies;

these officers, who have just completedthe Gate of the Station all they had on was all a big hoax and that the With them, 0 Lord abide.II .

finest Naval education course in the were bathing trunks and hang-dog round platform located in the run-
expression on their faces. Their ways of each of the fields was Direct them as they wing their flight;
.world, that we merit the confidence placed in uniforms had gone down with the known as the "compass base", and Protect them Lord we pray;
us.Ve should make them as proud of rowboat. could hardly be carried away even Let them not wander from Thy sight

NAOTC as we are proud to have them with Don't too by a Fighting French officer. But through the darkness of the night,
puff on pipes
your
"But of Go with them all the
this all way.
course, happened -
hard, but this department has
us.Seaman officer commissioned officer been asked to that before I learned to speak Eng III
petty or announce
lash very well," Lieut. Ashmore If storm and strife they must endure,
-all of us must pull together in the Thomas "Glesto" Glnolfl Is nowa I. said, implying that nobody else Surround them with Thy care; -

best Navy tradition to make the aviation mall specialist. better try any more such trickson Be near and make their safety sure,

instruction program a success. A pair of tired-looking seamen him. Defend Our them, Lord, and keep secure
air got a ride with a lieutenant early fliers in the air.
Monday morning. They Imme- I Seen at a local nlghtery: a -Iv
Are You Guilty Of This? diately volunteered the information seaman with his right hand in a We pray Thee Lord, Thou art on high, 1D
I large, impressive looking band- Sustain our men who dare;
that they had spent the weekendin
The natural tendency of most motorists Daytona Beach. age, Jitterbugging with a gal Give strength to them who for us fly,

nowadays is to stop and give a "lift" to "Did you have a good time?" the with a red blouse and brown And follow them with Thine own eye;
elactai. I Hear, Lord for them our pray'r.
Naval personnel foot but Good officer asked.
on some
I Copjrtfht, IMS, by 3. I, Willard.'From .
Samaritans report their hospitality has been "It was quite an experience,
B. F. Michaud and P.
quite anone of them exclaimed, S. Cole,
wasted and, still worse, costly to them. then suddenly lapsed Into silence. seaman guards, may be dog train- Other PapersMen
In fact, one Naval officer gave a Sailor a The lieutenant looked back. Bothof ers as far as the Navy is con-

free ride and when he parked his car in the the sailors were fast asleep. cerned, but they do a little snake are what women -have two
marry. They
catching on the side as well. Us-
he found big hole burned in the hands, two feet and "
garage a Whoever doesn'tbloom ing a knife and a string hook sometimes two women, but
romance << ,
from says never more than one dollar or one idea at a time '
upholstery a carelessly dropped cigar- In an atmosphere of facts Michaud and Cole killed a five- Like
; ette butt. Others have experienced similar and figure baa another guess foot moccasin recently down un- material Turkish the cigarettes, they are made of the same

unpleasant incidents. There is no exeuse for coming.: In this case It's J. G. der the bridge near the Hospital better only difference being that some are
disguised
than
i others is a
man Just
While they do not follow the foot-
SK2c USN (and
Burroughs ,
clucking cigarettes in benefactor's auto- worm in the dust. He
a comes along, wiggles around:
proud of It!) and Mary Lillian steps of Frank :Luck; and "bring
mobile ashes around for a while, and finally some chicken him.-
flicking wiping dirty Courtney, a civilian who never 'em back alive, they did have a THE FIXIT gets
shoes off on the upholstery or other acts of knew each other until they met lot of fun making the kill. USS ALTAIR.-

:vandalism. In the Disbursing office where Bang! Went the rifles at the maneuvers.
It is regrettable that some few men have they both work. They announced The time has come to blowout "Oh," screamed the pretty girl-a nice, decorous,
the SMOKING LAMP
their last Sun- again .
engagement surprised little
scream. Then she stepped back
such little consideration for the of
property day. remember for next week's session wards into the arms of a gallant marine.
others. Don't be careless or inconsiderate get your stories in right away "Oh," said the girl blushing. "I young frightened
when you get a free ride. Remember your Lieut (jg) John Ashmore, assis- simply address them to THE by the rifles. I beg your pardon." was
tant to the French Executive SMOKING ""
Fighting LAMP
Jax Air News "Not at "
I good manners so we can all keep the goodwill all, said the young man. "Let's RO over 0
Officer, tells this one on Box 2 SMOKING LAMP'S and watch the .
of those who share their cars with us. himself after reading in the OUT. NAS, Seattle, Wash.artillery. -SAND POINT STATIC,















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;a Poems By Or About Naval Personnel 4 Salty Humor From {,

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:, avc s Boo! Song _Another Tooth
Dentist's Daughter: "Well, dear .2
Bottom
v {Tune: "Bel 1I Trousers") hand
have you asked father for my l
Fresh from the campus, or from an office job ?" ,
d; You landed here to become yet
a lady gob. ,
AMM3c "No time I step
:
every
We've met you to greet you a quaver in each voice ;9 into his office I lose my courage.
,a" To bring solemn warnings as blithely you rejoice. Today I allowed him to pull an-
Singing, "Thick cotton stockings and coats of navy blue other tooth."
You'll have to discard the gear you brought with you."

Once you had a dresser, once you ate from plates, \ \ \ She Knows
Once you had a formal to wear on heavy dates, \ / what
"Don't know
Hair to your shoulders, hardware on your chest, Cop: you "
when I hold hand?
Cocktails for dinner you'll stow with all the rest. mean up my
Old : "I ought to I was
Lady ;
Singing "Put on the dog tags and coats of navy blue "
You'll have to discard the gear you brought with you." school teacher for thirty years. ,

Gone are the evenings you'd plan how you'd be wed But Doctor
For three solid maths you'll be stagging it Instead. G ,
But when trainings over, the subject's not taboo Doctor: "You must avoid all

Then you can marry the guy who waits for you. \ forms of excitement"Male
Patient: "But, Doctor, can'tI
But pin your affections on an Army man
'fI' r'l And only be a sister to the Navy if you can. even look at them on the street?"

15''{ For there is a ban by Commander McAfee
.'J. On saying "Yes I do" to a man who goes to sea. Saves Lives
But come graduation you'll thank your lucky stars "How did you win that medal?"

trThat you got as far as the precious: stripes and bars!, "I saved" the lives of my entire
) 1 1 I Singing, "Now I'm an ensign, now I can relax, I : regiment.
4- Glory be to God that I didn't join the WACC'S.Marching "Wonderful" And how did you
do that?
to Victory (WAVE Song Book) "
"I shot the cook.


,. "Lonely Whistles Blowing" I 1 It's The Heat
,
: Meet Your MatesBrief :
,. First Sailor: "I dreamed I died
There's' a lonely whistle blowing, k last night.
:V, Out across the dreary deep. Biographies of Men Second Sailor: "What woke you

::'::,' The mournful call of a fog-bound Serving With You 1 fit ;=p 1J up?"
'... craft, re First Sailor: "The heat." ,
<- On an ocean wrapped in sleep.A Chief Boatswain's Mate JOHN ,

JAMES COOK on duty at Lee ITS Use XOVOU-WH/VT EVER. Dollar He Don't
:" fog horn is a mimic Field began his military career Hei "If I suddenly kissed you,
;c Of a Sailor's thoughts of home. with Army in May, 1917, serving YOU wjBNTnro DO I would you scream for your mother -
** It's a desolate, dreary, mournful with border patrol and then 37th ?"
:f sound in France.He I She1: sure would! She bet mea
Infantry
.< Coming cross the splashing foam. enlisted in Navy on Feb. 1, HEY MAC-Whatta You Think Of This? I dollar you it"jfiL wouldn't have the

1923 first duty aboard Ad- nerve to try
: ', It portrays a kind of longing, *
;, miral Farragut's old flagship a I
:.: 'TWeen lovers far apart NAS Purcell, Okla-Far be it
sailing which served And the editors of The Avenger,
ship as a
.., soulful from us to that the followingIs don't he gets tired of you
And shows the wailing receiving ship at that time say you Station paper, tell this one. TwoK.
heart.It I necessarily a cross-section of at the start. If you agree with
Of a Sailors lonely from there to salvage ship P.'s were carrying a. steaming.
made coxswain aboard destroyer opinion but at least it's what one him in everything, you soon stop kettle out of the mess kitchenthe

tells a tale as old as time, MELVIN at San Diego in 1923 gal things about us-a Purcell charming him. If you believe all other day when an Ensign
Okla. gal It's our understandingthat he tells he thinks you -are a
you
And sad throughout the years, served two at Pensacola stopped 'em. Said he: "Get me a
years she wrote it for the high dope, and if you don't he thinks
Of sea-faring men so far from where he made boatswain first spoon." A spoon was produced, he
home, class successively aboard school paper. you are a cynic tasted the contents and spat disgustedly .
: Beset by nameless fears TAYLOR I And it's certainly an objective If you wear gay colors rouge growling: "Do you call
MISS
HUMPHRIES.
view because a year or so ago a and a charming hat he hesitatesto that "
ISSIPPI IDAHO. soup? "No sir, replied -
,
The tale begins way back when I sailor in Purcell would have had take you out. If you wear a one of the K. P.'s timidly
Made chief in 1937 and went to
to "what the sensible outfit he takes out
sailsBore everybody curious as you "We call that dish water."
China the JOHN PAUL JONES
on
brave men through the foam, hell a sailor! would be doing in a and stares all evening at womenin
same year then to Cavite in this." she hasn't colors. If him
like join
And thousands of miles of rollingsea place Though gay you
38 was serving as yard pilotat been subjected to the sailor for at wild parties and smoke with

Still sever men from home. Dewey dry dock in Philippineswhen years like a coastwise gal she's him, he swears you are crazy. If Station Movies
recalled in 1940 to aid in been subjected, no doubt, to maybe you try to reform him he lhinks
old back in JUNE 1 -"The Pied Piper" Mont.
putting destroyers
As horns have wailed in bygone two different guys in Ship's Company you are treating him as a child. MeDewaJl. Cecil
'i days, commission reported here in Here it is: If you are true to him, he doubts :rtflG.-w r Y.uag Lady," Penny

In the years of sails and rum, December, 1940.WILLIAM Still They Love 'Em that you have a brain If youaren't ler.SI..le".l d.Glenn lord, Ana MU-

And now for men in ships of steel, I Sailors are what some women he longs for a playmate. If JUNE 11 "HIcH Explore," Cheater
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They'll wall in the years to come. ERWARD PITTS, marry. They have two feet, two you look at other fellows, he is Jean Parker,
-EDWIN M. BOLLING SKlc in the Disbursing office, is hands, and sometimes two wives; jealous. If you don't he hesitatesto JI'ir: to Le e," JIIJIIrl'J:'
partial to horseback riding and but than dollar marry a wall-flower. Robert Paige, Jane Fraae-e. StudentOfficer'
never more one or "
P.Sea2c O., USNR fishing He enlisted in the one idea at a time. Like a Turkish If you "high-hat" a sailor he Aad.t. Brian"Nlrbtmare Denley, DianaBarrymore. Cecil
Directory."WhistleJumping" Navy on October 9, 1941, leavinga cigarette, all sailors are made of gives you the Bronx cheer and Field; "The Pled Piper' Monte
job as a bank teller in Thomaston the same material; the only difference goes right on having a good time.If Weelley, Roddy McDowell, Lee Field
Georgia He had workedhis is that some of them area you treat him civilly and try JUNE 12-"Get Hep T. Live" Gloria
Jean, Robert Jane
Fra.ee.
Joe way up to that position from little better disguised than others. to cheer him up, he gets gloomyand Cecil Field; "Miatmare Fate ," Diana
bookkeeper A graduate of mopes. If you treat him po- Barrymore Brian Donlcvy, Lee Yield

Last to arrive in the morningAt Thomaston High School, his favo- The "Lover" is the one you find litely, he'll knock your tenth out, JUNE "Gentleman Jim," Frrol
rite actresses Grable and and if he'll call Flynn, Alezl Smith, Main S
are Betty you're impolite
,
work he is quite slow. surrounded by most women. The "Perfect Snob," Lynn Uarl I, Cornet: 1
Lamour and he likes heathen. If him
When it comes the time for lunch Dorothy husband is the one who goes ashorein you a you take Wilde Charlie Rotcle Student Of-
.t to read South Sea island stories the first boat. The bacheloris out to a swell restaurant, or some ficer's And. "Ill(h J.p\.I.!: tbet
He is a dynamo.Of .
\ He insists that since variety the one who has a bank ac swanky hotel to dine,. he'll drink ter Morris, Jean Parker, CeC'li Field;
"Get to Gloria Jean,
6 of life he out of the bowl and if flap J\
is the
time he has so much to spare spice prefers a count. finger you Robert Paige Lee Field
lie's always first to knock. variety of girls instead of just Making a husband out of a sail take him to a cheap restaurant, JUNE 14-"You'll Newer Get Rich'
But can't: accomplish much himself one But he'd be willing to or is one of the highest plastic he'll demand his food served in Rita Ifaywortb Fred Aitalre. Main
Station "Gentleman Jim," F.rrolFlynn
settle for Betty Grable and forget ccxirses. |
arts known to civilization. It requires -
For looking at the clock. Alexis Smith Mndenr Offi
his variety inclinations Well, science, culture, common You Can't Win! cer's And.; "veiled Snob," Lynn
who wouldn't? and uncommon sense faith, hope, -.c Marl Cornel Wide, Charlie Harriet,
It there's in ,
seems one every shop Cecil Field I "Illch I Kxploslre theater
;
He's always first to blow. and charity-mostly charity. It Just In Fun! Morris, Jean Parker, Lee held.

:At building ships he is a flop Of Must Be Read requires tact, brains, "it", that, JUNE 15-"Iceland," Soaja leak, Jack
He's "Whistle-Jumping" Joe. Plan Day these, those. It is a psychologicalmarvel NAS, Vero Beach Fla.HumorIs Oakle. Sammy Kay. Main Station;
All items published in the "Plan that a soft, tender, violet- the keynote In the latest editionof "YoD'U Never Get Rich.Stalest" Eta Hay.
worth, Fred Aitalre, Offi
Don't follow his exampleOr of the Day" are equivalent to or- scented little thing like a woman The Buccaneer, Station paper. cer' And.; "Gentleatn. Jim" nol
heed his tale of woe ders from the Executive Officer could enjoy kissing a big, awk- For instance, there's the item Flynn, Alerts Smith Cecil Field'"Perfect

You can't defeat the Axis and all hands are personally responsible ward, stubby-chinned, bayrum- about horse sense being that which Charlie SnobLynn Baffles, Lee Bart held coredWilde
And be "Whistle-jumping" Joe. for acquainting them- scented thing like a sailor-but keeps a horse from betting on the JUNK 1 -"Give Ont Sisters," Andrew t
selves with them. All heads of de- they do. human race.Another filters. Jiving l Jacks A Jills. Main
Let's all pull together partments were directed by the If you flatter a sailor, you frighten story is the one about Station! "Iceland," Koaja Henle.
"I, :Make it a grand slam. Executive Officer this week to Instruct him to death; if you don't you the WAAC who was instructed to Jack Oakle And.t, Sammy"Yon'II Kaye Never, StudentOfficer's Get
Give that jumping Joe the bird. their personnel, both Naval bore him to death. If you permita salute every officer. She found Rich," Rita JIayworth. Fred Astaire. !
Be square with Uncle Sam.PHILADELPHIA and civilian, to comply with these sailor to make love to you, he herself face to face with two offi- Cecil Field; "Gentleman Jim," KrrolFlynn
BEACON orders. gets tired of you in the end; if cers. She saluted with both hands Meals Smith, Lee held

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r1r. e- .. '?;: ""r\\ L? Seaman Guard leads Walsh Out Of Lineup Sunday As I




: ..:,.- Intra Station LoopAt Fliers Battle Merrill' Stevens
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t Way -

I The onrushing Air Station baseball team, which is develop

By Carolus G. Anderson, Y2c ing into a more potent nine with every game, will oppose I

.. Seaman Guard, who breezed serenely -, Merrill Stevens Sunday afternoon at 1500 in the Jacksonville

,,.A.t ,. atop the Intra-Station base- I baseball park without the services of Shortstop Joe Walsh
ball league standings with two
a I taken during the week
X-rays re-
and a half margin last week I
game vealed that the ex-Boston Brave
Is now clinging precariously to Marine Boxing Crew player had suffered a broken toe
:: the top rung by a mere half gameas I I while working on the station. With
a result of recent developments,
Walsh to be sidelined for
with Marine Barracks and NATTC expected
.'.' Unit 1 Marines breathing hot at I I From Parris IslandAt two weeks, Lieut. Marty McDon-
I Flier coach is expected to
its heels. Approximately half of ough, ,
I do the fill-in duty himself.
the season's schedule has been
played. I NATTC SundayComparatively Off his recent showings in two
J e Victory league contests, Lieut. Me-
: .:r.:
: The Seamen skyrocketed to the than
Donough will be more a cap.
fore with an eight-game winning : inactive against able replacement. His timely hit

I t Ii streak that came to an end against outside competition since they ting and steadiness in the field
: NATTC Unit 2 Marines when the I scored a grand slam victory over will keep the Flier infield the same

,y: :, ,I bluejackets defense split at the I Camp Blanding in April, the sailor strong defensive unit it has been
\ :., seams in the tenth inning and the and marine boxers of the Naval all season.In .

:.\: : Marines copped, 5> to 4. I Air Technical Training Center and general the entire team

',. ,. ." Another one-run decision went marine aviation detachment swing seems to be in its best stride
'..' "> against the pacemakers Tuesday into action against the marines of ; the season. Pitcher Bob Vick <

:. : ::. when Marine Barracks' Bill Keith Parris Island, S. C., Sunday at ex-Philadelphia Athletics hur
.1 d : at> pitched a four-hitter and won, 3'' 1930 In the new NATTC auditorium has just reported to the VPB2

F to 2. squadron to add strength to an
These two setbacks coupled with Little is known about the fight- already strong mound staff Phil

q;. Marine Barracks' victory and the ing personnel of the visitors except Miller who has four victory league

rising star of NATTC Unit 1 Marines I that Ring magazine called the triumphs to his credit, Brooks Atchison

; who have won their last South Carolinians a "crack out- Erman Littlejohn and John.

three games, gives the first division fit." The marines are certain to ny O'Donnell comprise a fine staff.

of the league the complexion furnish more opposition than Offensively the recent hitting of
I II of a horse race. .Camp Blanding's soldiers. 'I First baseman Charley Anastasio,

I A and R On Slide Marines Well Coached : Center fielder Owen Reeves and
The Parris Island Marines are Catcher Pat Colgan seem to point
Assembly and Repair made the coached by Private First Class the way to more base hits for the
poorest showing of any of the John Carleton who once coached Station nine.Softball .

teams, losing three straight and ,I boxing at Harvard. I --- -.... ..-
climaxing their ill luck by dropping : Four of the NATTC fighters on I
a 20 to 1 decision to NATTC Unit the card are Howard Brodt, Troy Standings

4 Sailors. Brooks Atchison Bohannon and Hector Faberlle, all I
ored one of the best games auth-I of the marine aviation detachment American'V I. Tel.
Navy personnel! who have followed Flier teams over the past twos 9i
season for the Sailors, and Shlp'a CompaBjr . . 1 .'00
'iI' ont know hard hitting 0"ell Reeve, the! Station's slugging center best I and sailor Eddie Barnett. Brodt I Marine l.uard . . .10 3 ..82.1I
of the
fieUler who to currently belting the ball at a .356 clip. Property of pitching performance and Bohannon won championships >aT.ach.te Loft . . K S .727
week in whiffing 15 batsmen and in the recent NATTC tournament Ship'a More Ashore . 7 .4 .6311!
the Reeve I
Memphis Chicks was third In batting last season for the
yielding only one hit. I Personnel A . . . S 4 ..609Itoathonie
Pliers when he hit .33X A yeoman third class, heIs at present &8- with Brodt being selected as the . . 8 8 .500
fcined to permanent shore patrol duty In Jacksonville. Formerly an'!' When Seaman Guard's winning tournament's "outstanding fight I Naval Hospital .. ,. .., S 6 ... .\
Auburn university athlete Keee also starred In basketball and foot- streak was halted by NATTC Unit er." Barnett won the lightweight SeamaB Guard . .. . .4 41 ..409CooksHakrri
. . . 4 8 .333
hall for the Station lie will be In center field when the Fliers play 2 Marines, it also marked the first championship in the NATTC tour- Personnel B . . . 3 e .:lSS
Merrill Stevens Sunday at 1500 In the Jacksonville baseball park I time that Eddie Lyons had losta ney a year ago. VM llaacar .' 2 II ..2AOPhoU
game after four victorious Wiit : : : : : : : : : : : It sae
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mound performances. Faulty sup-
port downfall he Claussen Tops Hitters A B . . . . 9 1 l.M
spelled Lyons' as vrat . . . .it 1 ,9011
rflre : had given up but two hits in 2I I' In N. L. Softball Race Sterekeepers . . 7 :2 .771
: and 2/3 innings when his defense rkt-Ferriet . . . :3 .717
I O G . . . .. S 1 ..77VTB3
r gave away. I Machinist Edward Claussen is . . . . s ..543SeamaB
0 Hitting heroes for the week setting the fastest batting gait in'II' ".ard . . .4 7 .3f4
were Flash Folio Golden, Seibels I the National softball league, according Manse Dilbarglaf' . . .4 7 .54
I T-S ., . . 8 7 ..300vovc't
Teetsel, Bareiss Weitzman, H. Me-1 to averages released this !' . . . . 2 1 .12
lillo, Kelly, Cullen, Lyons, Ticconyand week. Claussen, manager and third Mala Dbpessery . . 1 .1M
Manfredi. I sacker for the unbeaten A & R Air Wiar . . . . 1 It .091

Winning pitchers were Marv team, is hitting a snappy 520.> I OperatUBt Officers. . . .League. . It 1 .MS>
I McCollum of NATTC Unit 2, I Howard Reuss, VPB2 slugger I T-S . . . . . I 2 .80
I By Edmund Walsh. Y2c I Mac McPherson of NATTC Unit 1 is the N L. home run king toI A A $ . . . .....,. ,. I :3 .727
date with four round-trippers to VPIM-OTUl .. . .. .. I 2 .727
I Marines Bill Keith of Marine Bar. I VFBt-OTU2 . .. .. .... S 3 ..M7IntlllK
racks Eddie Lyons of Seaman his credit. He is also leading in .Bce . .... ... e .4 ..MtVOVCS
For the second .time in as many seasons, the Fliers have Guard, and Brooks Atchison of I doubles with a quartet. Roberson I : . . . ... 8 a .455
come up with a baseball manager who can take his place in NATTC Unit 4 Sailors. of Marine Disbursing is tops in Naval Hospital('emmleesry. . . .. 3 4 .4 8 ...2711'aUic .4MSapplr

the starting lineup if the occasion necessitates it and pace 'I Standings I triples with a pair. Weeks . : : : :: : 2 8 ..200Dlepe.eary
N. L. Leaders . . . .toe
the team to victory. Last year it was Lieut. Comdr. George W T' Pet. N Ol'l' . . . . Z e .Ita
!;..ID.. ftaard . . .. II 4 .(MlMtrine AB H H Pet.flaataea. Ba..
E rnshaw one of baseball's greatest all time pitchers who Barrack . . .it a .625' A B .13: It 4 .5U 3.U--
I hurled five triumphs for the Station. This season it's I NATTC (/.1& 1 . .. t S .600 N. Roberts, D A r U S 4 .50 I
NATTf fBit I. . .7 9 ..4STAtRtmbly Voting VPB . .26 IS 6 ,500Tometlch Meet The Fliers
Lieut. Marty McDonough. .t Repair . 6 10 .3.1} ( Sramaa li, 12 1 I .500
h ___ __ __ NATTC l'lIl& 4 . . 5 If .JJJ1 Beert, A R . . 21 IS 6 .16 .
Only last Sunder- Lieut. Me- Vhebb, } HBJ . 82 15 5 .4S8 ;
D>nough moved from the third sports writ.r once told u* in discussing Week's Result Reuse" vPR7 . . 87 11 It ..159Larlus 1z
bis box. where he had Kinnick that he wa thefinest &*amaB r.oard 7, Assembly A Rrpalr !. T-S . . It S 4 ,454 I I
coaching NATTr fait 1, 4, KATTt I'nlt 4, 1. Rob noD, Marine V 25 II 7 .411
directed the team through 10 win individual he had met in MATT I'nlt 2. 5. Seaman! (laud, 4NATTC lerko, O C. . ., 21 4 .428 I
ajainst fire defeat, to take over the parade of sport personalitieswho Volt 4.20Assembly A Repair, Mathews Air Wing It 5 I ,416.
vacated Jo. had come his way in the past Marine Barrack S, Soma linard 2. 1'1 C'ontot, Main Di*. . 15 e I !400
the shortstop job by decade. NATTC fait 1, 6, Alterably Repair 1. Bareflcld, S!!k. . It It t .381
WaUh, who will b. out for a
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oupl of weeks b.cau. of a to. However no finer epitaph was I
injury. His performance was bril- written for the young Navy Ensign -
II ml. In tho fi.ld he handled than that spoken by his Softball Championships To Be Decided

nine chance successfully and father. "Nile saw there was a jobto

two double play. At do and knew he was one of the
tva in on* t i
men qualified to do it." Through Shaughnessy Playoff SystemBy
the in three plate times h* knock.d up. out two hit young ,

Marines from Parris Island S. Cone .,
Bernard Kahn S2c
Of his performance the popular ,
of the largest of the Leatherneck
coach of the Navy nine remarked. "boot camps" will be T.ry Transcending developments on the diamond in importance'

"I'd rather regard myself and as give the much in evidence around Jacksonville and interest this week as the Station softball season passed
number one utility player
the boys every chance to play." 1930 the this Marine weekend.boxing Sunday team will at the halfway mark is the news that the championships in the I

In passing, we might mention that tangle with the NATTC's crack American, National and Officers leagues will be decided by :

with some of the boys down around boxing team in the Training Center the Shaughnessy playoff system. I
their work at the :
tit .20d mark in
the man- auditorium. Plans for the last half of the I l.If"i'
base hits from
plate"i bat would be most welcome. Earlier in the day at the Jacksonville season and the climatic cfeampion- each other in the best two out of :
syar baseball park the Marines series announced by three Then the winners "
I ship were games. .. ; .t
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I headlining Pitcher Cletus "Boots" Lieut. Gordon Clarke of the athletic will clash for the championship in .. ; > ,
Though many el u* saw and Poffenberger. ex-bad boy of the department. He outlined the the best three out of five games. ,:I.: '.;; i"'! It '

heard th. tribute of sports writer big leagues will battle the Jacksonville softball program as follows: AJ a grand finale, the league DON CBOSS Filets Ur thirdVat .
and: commentator to the memory Coast Guard who have H m U t
1. Tko National league will champs will mingle in strife for : r.IUr..t: :
of( Ensign Nil. Xinaick, the nation's borrowed Pitcher Doyle Lade, was OB .( tko leadi
number football player function on Tuesdays and Thurs the Station title. VPB2, currently list year' Glib with a Bark' .'It..335 .
one heavy winner in the Texas league day with ths regular schedule running second in the National weigh 1SS pBB4s sad sUada .. feet
..I 1939 who was killed in action last season, from the St. Augustine the Station championship seve lachea tall played prefetUaal -
list w..k, not many members of Coast Guard for the occasion. ending July 13. loop, captured haxball fen the. Allaala Craehert,
last year.Thero Tk. .HaiTllle, Oa., sad Ellaafethtea.Teaa. ,
stations will know I 2. The American league will
the personnel
The gets under at 1300
game way . catered naval atlaUea la
that the sam Ensign Xinnick was and la the first game of a double operate on Mondays and Wednesdays was a lull before the sec October 1949 received his eemmliaUB .
ia operational training crt Cecil header. The Fliers play Merrill and the season will be concludsd ond half storm broke loose and !. Jalr 1941 1* at present
Field last faiL July 12. the past week was devoted to Divides Officer fee 8 aeaaa Oaard .
I Stevens in the second
game. .
tara his biggest thrill la aperti ease
off scattered rained out
In fact he led his fighter squadron Though more than half of lastasoo's 3. The Officers league plat playing la m while he was plarUf with
team to a 35" to 0 triumph, to form calls for game daily with games. Action was concentratedin the Themaiville, Ca. Orleles. liehit
.. lop flight Station football .
the American league, and it a. triple elf Beb hasty : malerleatae
win the touch football champion. I team hart gone out to combat the 1943 campaign to bs woundup atoned for the slack in the other hurler to beat the cerdele Oa.
ship there, throwing four toiwfc- all ol them would remember Tom on July II. Bed 1 te 9 hall from MarrvUle.
and de- All told, there are 56 games remaining two circuits T>aa. wen tevem letters at Marjr.vllle .
down passes starringon i Burns the great running guard,
I college, ese IB football, oao IBbatketball
fcnae. Lieut. Ted Nordylae and i from Duke university who gave to be played in each of Ships Company Upset three. U baaeball aid

L.i!ut. Francis Carter, athletic officers them continuous trouble in Municipal the three circuits. All good things must come to IB wreatliBf wa a.ld te tab:
who remember end and the winning streakof Waihlafton SraaUr ia 1919: bat a
at Cecil field an
: stadium last falL Explain Shaughnossy System hrekra aakle IB last week el eaem
w.>11 his play say he could pass The Fliers beat the Blue Devils The Shaughnessy playoffs pro Ship's. Company in the A. L. was preveated his reporting decided
with either hand and that he could 13 to 0, but Burns had an outstanding vide for the four top teams in no exception. The CooksBakersthrew OB the Navy .d.b it m Urvlenaatjnalor
football and "thread a each to in post- a rubber boot in Ship's Com- grade sad only officer IB
take a day on the field. Last league engage a the starting lineup of the Filer .
n*"dle" at 40 or 50 yards. They we2k at Durham. N. C., the curly season series for the title. It pany's soup by administering a favorite band U Gleam Gray ,
odd, "he had all the qualities orS hearted scrapper died He had been matches the first place club 3 to 2 whuppln' to the league friends say he would rather play base
i team and leaders. The defeat terminated hall than eat I* alto the
,great leader. in th3 hospital since February. A against the fourth place a Department' rorretpeodrot for
Jim reams, veteran Chicago I Ceatiaotd e. page .un the second and third clubs against (' ntl..*d 9. pone aerea 1A: IK NKW*.
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lSo You Can't Keep Good Man Down,


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,)P.sa. LIFE SAVINGGEAR So Lieut. Ashmore Keeps GoingAn


> "ambassador of good will", I
lie Lieut. (jg) John Ashmore of the !
Fighting French detacbment on''
this Station told the Jacksonville1 t
rev Clvitans Club a nation that will I
lYe "'--" not die cannot die-and France k
toe r-
will not die!
for Ith Young In years but old in experience .
Lieut. Ashmore spoke i
onto with sincerity and emotion, as he
related the agonies of France in
bondage and the faith placed in ,
wo. : America by his countrymen.
fc.p. Lieut. Ashmore declared the I,
.
tp.. / United States' standard of living, :
eld '4-- AVd courage and friendship to people I rA
waiting for liberation from German I .
me the I
conquest would provide
'en r s 4 / key to victory for the United
Nations.
tmQ2 "We are proud of your friendship -
and understanding,"' the I
!) fighting French officer said

0 "You Americans somehow never
an r I let us country feel as"if we are in a foreign I I 1/;

nil Standing stiffly, because of a'' .......
ue spinal injury which is a memento
,
\t.n. of a plane mishap in 1940, the : ; :
/ ) I
( i : II I Lieutenant said "It is good for us I
ff.of II I to know we are fighting for people'I \
II "
who are for us. He also praised
io, ((1 I I the British who have "indelible I Lieut (Or) John Ashmore
rid -------
faith in the fate of their country
Lithe I'c to them it seems impossiblethey Joan of Arc, a Foch or a Clem-
can be beaten in war." enceau, could not understandwhat
With simple phrases and a quiet happened In France before
underlying scorn of the Nazis, the she came tumbling down.
Ca rj Lieutenant, who was undergoing "He was displaying the feeling
/ flight training in Meknes in of heavy shame that struck the
, ( 1 French Morocco ,when France fell whole French race. But I can
't.OG and who escaped to England so tell you that his repentance was
OGn: c, that he could fight on, described .not passive. Behind it there was!!
the spirit of France.It I the foresight to all the misery to
I
JVse was in June, 1040, "when I I come. There was a strange, almost -
011 l experienced one of the most signifi holy anger to bring France
1.3J1 cant features of the French psychology back at all cost.
of the war-or of what "He was announcing the patriotic -
13 had been a war," Lieut. Ashmore activities of the skippers who
Seoe recalled, relating a conversation I shipped so many Fighting French
with one of his men. ,: men over to English shores, of the
I)' "His elbows on the table, a 40- underground organizations which 1i
,09! f year-old private started to ask i hamper so daringly and efficiently
1.n t'fW me what was to happen to France, I the German occupation, of the peo-
r. 1 -.. to his wife, his children and him- ple who rescue, shelter and send
3u self. In peace time he used to fish I back to England the RAF pilots
.,' r.-,1/; .u'4" in his small boat off the harbor of i shot down over France, even

ae : < Sailor With/ Ideas Can Help Himself ( SoftballContinued I. had Boulogne., a few His weeks wife before and ,children joined their though relatives.British bombs have killed

11 the endless and so pathetic streamof I "I knew then that France would
tEI \ from .t* tlx.1I I refugees. He had not heard never die and be swallowed up by
)1f ,}A\ri'd Shipmates In Time Of Emergency 9-game winning spree!' by Ship's from them. He did not know where I, the Nazi monster."

Co.Dake I' they were or how he might see I It was in England while he 'was
! pitcher for Cooks-Bakers, ,
I them. training with the RAF, as a member -
!11 By Lieut. Tim Carey had plenty of what it takes out '
of the
I "He asked me if I thought he Fighting French forces,
,i1S there on the mound and he was up could, once demobilized resume his 'I' that the young officer was seriously -
Ilegulation life-saving gear is carried aboard ships and I against a hot opponent, Marr, hitherto -I fishing, if there would be any injured in a plane crash.

csN planes. Secure your gear before going into the water. Know unbeaten Ship's Company mine fields, if the Germans would I Although his flying days as a
how to use it. During an emergency is no time to experi- chucker. The Ship's Co. batters allow all the small boats to go out fighter pilot were ended by the
nicked Drake for five hits but
It:1 they
to sea again. I accident, Lieut. Ashmore's passionate -
\: ment.It .
well and there wasn'tanything
were spaced
is I "Night came. I could not see I patriotism spurred him on
be that regular
gear could do about it
may they any more the tears rolling down and he continued in the service cf
A Mattress Cover Trail out
not available, destroyed or ) when base. I
They got
men were on
dam-I his cheeks, yet I heard him sigh the Fighting French after leaving
flat water's surface end
aged. You can remain on open only casual glimpses of the baked
!
with to windward. Grasp ends heavily and for some time I saw the hospital. And thus he came
long periods of time open it whizzed the
apple as across
the shape of his shoulders bent to be a patrol bomber pilot with
shoulder and air
over one whip I
ed life saving Marr who
gear. platter. permitted only
I
over low like under the Free French detachment here.
some huge
,
into Three to eight timesis
make-shift pocket.
Learn how to use four safeties, was a victim of his
burden. I He is also assistant to the French
gear such as a sea bag, trousers, sufficient. Secure openings with teammates' miscues. Errors aided I
i mattress pil- shoe lace or mattress cords. Wrap )Ie was representative of all executive and public relations officer -
shirt, blouse, cover, the Cooks-Bakers to produce runs
'I the people who have been be- on the Station for the
etc around middle. Pull on bot- Fight-
containers ,
low cover, metal arms in the first and fourth innings and
3 3i or anything that can trap air on tom arm. Kick and slide onto cover they manufactured the winning tally trayed and who never deserved ing French and conducts a French
1 the surface of the water. Wash as illustrated Inflated fully a in the fifth on Ciconni's single what they are getting He could language column in the Jax Air
trousers and try cover will support up to eight not understand the absence of a News.
out a shirt or with a mate aboard.In .
them out in the pool or at the men. another A. L. tilt, the Boat-
1i B) Trousers Take off. Knot house shaded Parachute Loft, 3 to
1J beach.Be Ready For EmergencyIt cuffs. Lay trousers flat, backsideup 2, in 10 frames. Laskowski wrecked Yard Mail By AIR
i may happen to you-One man in back of head on surface of the Parachuters with a tidy
could be responsible for the sav- water. Grasp waist bands at sides home run in the third with one
ing of many shipmates by inflat and whip up over head and down duck on the pond and in the 10th
J ing gear for them In an emergency. into water in front; now secure he pasted another four-ply wallopto w rS
Know your Mae West Jacket. In opening with one hand.C ice the game away. The Boat-
putting jacket on, cross the straps ) Sea Bag Extend one house also disposed of PersonnelA .:
i through loop In strap hanging arm up into opening. Drop under 1 to 0, in nine innings. Lotz, to
down In back. Snap the strapsin water and blow up Into openingfour Boathouse pitcher, won his own .
front under the jacket. Strapscan ( to eight times) When inflated game with a run-scoring single to G;
be regulated for length. They secure opening with handor left in the 9th.
J should fasten with little slack. cord. Inflated sea-bag will sup- CooksBaker! Win
Two horse shoe shaped floatation -I port up to four men. I, The Cooks-Bakers felled Seaman
compartments are around the Guard, 3 to 1, behind Dake's 3-hit
---
PI neck; Inboard and outboard. Each I twirling; Hospital trimmed Per- i t
has a rapid gas in- sonnel B, 5 to 4, with Ubry's home- <
.partment and a mouth intI a- :i The Runway run a major factor in the victory; 'b1'i
I Mouth inflation tube and the second place Marine
screws open and closed; normal' CoBtlaurd from all Guard club, which is within strik ."
page
t position is closed ing distance of leading Ship's Company y,..", ::
Inflation Of Cloth Gear fighter to the end, he came up to I knocked off Ship's Store ',''', .
'1)) Inflate by whipping open end I his advance gridiron notices of 1 Ashore and VM Hangar. y y r-. a

up over water surface, then down I last fall" in "never knowing whento ,, Now that Ship's Company's foot '. .. I' '
l Into water to trap air pocket under quit. I has slipped, A & R of the National l
cloth. I 1 league is the only undefeated club
2)) Topping up or extra inflation WING TIPS Cadet Tommy remaining in the three loops.
can be accomplished by dropping I Tucker has completed his pre- VPB2 is pressing A & R for the
under water and blowing up into flight ta'alnlngat North Carolina lead, however, and the race is y .A
cloth. (Replace gradual leakage) by I pre-flight and is now at the Naval wide open. Likewise, in the Officers
this method.) e. g. Figure C. Elimination Base, Peru, Indiana. league the competition is close 5, S. ,
3)) Don't try to climb out of water I Commander Thomas D. South- I and Operations is a bare step aheadof .
on gear as this causes leak worth, commanding officer at I T-5 as the clubs go into the '
age. (Exception is mattress cov- home stretch of the season. :
is of the auxiliary
Cecil Field one
er.) Figure A. L :
4) Wet cloth holds air more ef station's most enthusiastic golfers. -- k

fectively. He gets In most of his play on Uniform Regulation 1 ....Jt .>', \
5)) Shoe strings are handy for I the Station's six hole course. Personnel wearing dungareesare Yard mall gets the air! Specialist First Class; Jack: Calhoun, from UM
securing openings. The Orlando, Fla. Army Air Base not to use the main entranceto Main Station Post Office, presents Naval Air Pilot first class, Robert
6)) Some gear stays inflated for the the Administration Building I. Schofield with the afternoon's sack of Yard Mall to be delivered by
o hours and is easily relnflated. e, g.Eusers I team which wants games with during working hours. Thd dungaree plane to nearby Auxiliary Air Stations. Two rips dally In the station's
Figure B. I Fliers split with the Mayport Section uniform must!' be complete plane-of-all-work, the Piper Cub, are made to Lee and Cecil Fields
) water while inflating base in a series over the I when worn in the vicinity of the j I from the Main Station under the recently organized Inter-station

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Lee field: News: Aviation Pilots Are Crane Plans Comic New "3-S/ripcr" O&GOfficerHere

Up For CommissionsSeven

Petty Officer Was Aviation Pilots, Firs Strip With Naval Promoted To Rank
Class, have been Individually rec
When He ommended for commissioned rank

Talking by respective commanding branches officers of the in serviceX their Pilot As Hero Of Commander Q t

Shoulda ListenedNo personnel in request to Alnav 60

viously by Bupers.recommended This request under was Alnavs pre- Artist Drops Wash Tubs I Comdr. Roman J. Miller

Place In Inventory 25: i or 265. And Capt. Easy; To Draw Started Navy Career As
The following pilots recommended -
Books For A Red-head; for the commission as ensignare New Syndicated CartoonNaval An Apprentice SeamanIt's
: ik1L-j
Marine Writes Poem Buchal, Robert James; Buchanan aviation, which has been Commander Roman J. Miller
John Edward; Chatham: Robert glorified in poetry, song, story, now!
By C. S. WilkM. Ylc Lee; Ellingson, Wendell Elmer; stage and screen, as well as by radio The Ordnance and Gunnery and
Break of the week: The petty Forseery, Francis Chandler; Large, and press, now is going to Gas and Defense Officer of this
officer who was asked by one of Everette Woodroe, Solomito, John have a new national comic strip Station, who started his career in
the newly-arrived officers what he Michael. dedicated to it, too. the Navy as an apprentice seamanin
thought of ship's service. The I --- --- Roy Crane, originator of Captain 1900, was promoted from
petty officer told him then Easy and Wash Tubs, tentatively Lieutenant Commander to Com-
found out he was talking to the Unsung Enterprise plans to feature a Navy flier as mander this week.
new ship's service officer. Step the[ principal character of his new Commander Roman J, Miller The life story of Comdr. Milleris
down! Hard-Hitting Ship strip which will make its debut one of success accomplished the
However, it must be mentionedthat sometime this summer. The artist hard way. His Navy career which
the ship'o service store is sub- 'Say 2 Vets Here no longer will draw Captain dates back to the turn of the cen. ,
ject to the same shortages as the Easy and Wash Tubs, but will devote Navy Has New tury is a checkerboard and embraces
rest of the nation and a little C..U..ed fret pale ... his talents to the new and such activities as a lighter-
patience is In order. on the ship when war was de- still unnamed strip which is to be Athletic Chief than-air aviator, deep sea dive:!: -'
VF personnel reports that liar clared. Since the Enterprise was distributed bv. King Feature -Svn-,,-- Naval officer, author, playwriglp2 -}
Lion has elected to swim the commissioned in July, 1937, it was dlcate. Lieutenant Commander Frank radio announcer, parachute l&V
English channel under water. The possible to develop a high degreeof Crane came aboard this Station II. Wickhorst, U.S.N.Il., one of the structor and lecturer
reason behind it we don't know, coordination and efficiency last week to familiarize himself all-time athletic stars of the When la 1907 President Theodore -
but it should make him famous. among the various crews In the with Naval aviation, fliers and United States Naval Academy, has Roosevelt ordered the U. S.
Look out for mines. years before Pearl Harbor. ling in preparation for drawing been appointed Officer in Chargeof Fleet to make Its historic trip
N.w warrant officers at !.. Battle experience later was ac- the: new characters. the Naval Aviation Training around the world, Comdr. Miller,
FUld include J. P. HiUman. C. B.W cumulated in the many engagements Nineteen years ago, at the age Program, succeeding Commander then a Chief Turret Captain on
.tt IX J. L ary and D. 1. Harris. in which the Enterprise wasa of 22, Crane began his career asa Thomas J. Hamilton, U.S.N., who the USS VERMONT, wrote a
Congratulations! surviving combatant. I comic cartoonist when he has been ordered to duty at sea. complete factual account of the
Lieutenant Don Danner ran intoa Chief O'Brien cited examples to brought Wash Tubs to life in the Lieutenant Commander Wick- cruise which was to assume
knotty problem the other day prove that a good well-trained funny papers. At the outset onlya horst has been assistant to Com- more significance ait the years
when helping take inventory at group of men makes its own few papers published Crane's mander Hamilton since the train- went by. His book "Around the
the senior BOQ. Figures on silverware breaks.i He cited as examples winning comics, but this year over 500 Ing program began He aided World With the Battleships to
linen and the like all went athletic combinations.Fine dailies carried Wash Tubs and Commander Hamilton in drawingup a vivid description of the trip as
into the proper column and everything Training Pays Off Captain Easy.: plans for the pre-flight schools well as the various ports that
was going smoothly until "A good well-coached team instinctively "It was not as tough then as and the organization which handles : they visited.Comdr. .
. he ran into a shapely red- will do the right It 1!* now to draw comic car- the entire physical training Miller has been a pioneer
head, waiting in the lobby. things." he asserted. toons," Crane recalled. "In the program for Naval Aviation In the Navy's first experimentswith
lie says the figure was okay Both chief petty officers talked early days the cartoon strip ar- cadets. dirigibles and blimps and was
but he didn't know how to enterit at length on the battle of Mid tists read a joke, changed it The new chief of the physical the founder of the Navy's first
in the inventory books.A way. It was their last engagement around and that's where he got training program, who resides at parachute school at the Naval Air
timely poem is the following on the Enterprise and military his Ideas. I remember once 1727 North Fairfax Drive Arlington Station, Lakehurst, N. J. He has
written by an unidentified U. S. experts have already ac- three different strips came out Virginia has engaged in athletics repeatedly volunteered for hazar-
Marine: claimed it as one of the decisive with the same joke. The qualityof most of his life. After play- dous tasks. He was a kite bal-
And if our hnea should form, then battles of history The Yorktownand tho comics! Is much better Ing on the freshman football teamof loon pilot escorting troop ships
break Hornet aided the EnterpriseIn today." the University of Illinois in across the Atlantic during the
r Became of things you failed to knocking out five Jap carriers, Crime said in many instances 1922 with Red Grange and Earl first World War, and at another
make though the Yorktown was sunkIn comics today are fiction based on Britton, he transferred to the time volunteered for duty on the
The extra tank, or ship, or plane- the engagementThe real happenings.The Naval Academy in the following airship SHENANDOAH when lt J+
For which toe waited all in vain victory deprived the Jap prime purpose of comics, of year. was being considered for the Attic *
And the ppliea which never came, fleet of the offensive for the first course, is to be interesting and All American TackleIn Expedition lie was also Assistant .:,:
Will you then come and take the time, destroyed the carrier force, amusing to the readers. But Crane 1924 he was first-string tackleon executive officer of the Naval Air
blame T and killed many of the cream of pointed out that they also play apart the varsity squad, held that Station at Paulliac. Francel,!and'y
For we, not you, will pay the cast the rising sun's pilots. I in the war. They bolster position for the next three seasons, executive officer at Gujon FrahoeCJL.;
Of battles you, notce, have lost Marcus Raid Great Feat I morale and often get over mes- and in 1920 was elected captain In addition to his book.onthe ,. ,
Gunnery Personnel's softball] Chief O'Brien, who flew with sages that are helpful in the wcfr of the team which in that year World Cruise, Comdr :
team redeemed itself last week by the Enterprise's air com- effort was undefeated, but which was written articles and short stories
group
trimming Green Cove Springs, 9-8, mander in a dive bombing squadron The cartoon strips, which are tied by the Army, 21 to 21. lIe for "Field and Stream," "Popular
with a garrison finish. Pitcher related an incident in the read by millions of Americans was an unanimous All-American Aviation," "Contact Magazine,"
Dick Zynds won his own game in bombing of Marcus Island which daily, received a big boost in the. selection at the end of the 1926 "War Birds," "Boy's Life," "Air
the final stanza by driving a hit he thinks rates as one of the great last war and Crane looks for them I season. Travel," and "Outdoor Life." Priorto
with two men out and Bill Hannon navigation feats of the war. to continue to thrive after this' After being graduated from the becoming the Ordnance and

on third. A dive bombing group took off war.Crane Naval Academy, Lieutenant Com- Gunnery and Gas Defense Officer, .
Vote for one of the toughest From the Enterprise in darkness, resides at Orlando Fla., mander Wickhorst accepted a position he was for some months Senior
jobs in the squadron: That of flew 150 miles over clouds and with his wife and two children. as coach at the Universityof Shore Patrol Officer at the Naval
Lieutenant Savage who has to devasted Marcus, a pin point le Is widely travelled and says Iowa and remained there four Air Station.
stand in a broiling sun at the island In the vast Pacific. There "one of the nice things about a years. Between 1931 and 1941 he --- -- -
Switzerland field and teach stu- were no other Islands for a distance comic artist's life is that you can served as line coach at the Univer- Guantanamo Marines
dent pilots the intricacies of car- ; of hundreds of miles and take your work with you and mall sity of California and also as DI-

rier well landings done.Commercial. A very tough job, the attack had to be perfectly it in." rector of Intramural Athletics. Buy Many War BondsThe
planned or it would fail.
'= Fate blessed the mission, leavinga ( following story was writ
Attention A & R! NATTCen
Bulletin hole in the clouds directly over Sayson't ten by Sergeant Allen A. Som-
Marcus which facilitated the dive mers, of 251: South 63rd Street,
ron RENT- bombing attack. It was the Fourth Philadelphia,
) Count Cadence But Chant It Pennsylvania, a
Large front master bed room, private of July and the thundering flakand Marine Corps Combat Corre-
bath, large cedar-lined closet, 3888 St
Johns Axenue D. W. Yeager./ 2-36,18. bombs created a brilliant pyrotechnical ....-- ,. --- spondent.)
Bedroom In private home for one display which befittedthe uy Carolus y. Anderson, xzc GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba. -
girl. 4581 Palmer Avenue (Lakeshore) day and flashed the end of Caling all cadence callers! Calling .. "A, rip, hop, hep, hop, rip-up, Emphasizing their willingness to
24120.Bedroom for gentleman, 3654 Herschel strategic Marcus. all cadence callers! your, left follow your left, right, do double duty for victory, enlisted -
Street. U-8&3. Withstands Bomb Hits Sailor and Marine chanters at I left, hey, lep." men and officers of the
Double room in private home. 1140Xngleslde The battle-worthy Enterprisewas the Naval Air Technical Training This is repeated and improvised United States Marine Corps base
Double Avenue 2-5430. not without mishap in its Center and Marine Aviation Detachment as the platoon marches along. here subscribed 12 per cent of
room, next to bath. 2774 Park
Street. 26689.Single cintillatlng run of successes with challenge all comers, A polyglot would have trouble their total payroll for War Bonds.
room, 2601 Park Street 77968. the Japs. After attacking Marshall particularly the Main Station's Assembly deciphering the cadence calling of A total of 9223.625 was pledged.All .
Room and private bath; twin beds Islands, the first successfulU. & Repair cadence singers.The burly Charles F. Schwarz of Baltimore purchases will be made by al-
and two closets. 735: Alhambra Drive,
8 S. attack of the war, the'Workhorse" martial spirited bluejacketsand Md. A Marine weighing lotment.
Front room with twin beds next to raced back unaided leathenecks in the training 221 pounds, Schwarz bellows out The base personnel was thankedby
hath; private home. 2S26 Poet St., ''I to Pearl Harbor for a patching up center area would like to prove this twister: the Commanding Officer forbring'ing
Two rooms. one with porch. 3636 St. job after a bomb hit Several that chanters like Cutro, Wellington "%%'reep, hl-*, lot, up-I, up, the 15-day drive to a
Johns Avenue Mr. Wheeler 2-7890. other hits smashed against her Linn and Martin can bite off wreep, nit, hi, lot" successful conclusion.
Large double room-1230 Greenrldge mighty frame, but like the true as smart a cadence as A & R's : Marines Harrison Martin of Of the total, 41 per cent or
Road< 9ZW5.FOK champion, she was staggered but mount and Cook. I Williamstown, Vt., and Henry Linn $91,700 in pledges was secured bya
SALE was never knocked out. They scorn Blount's "hep, hop, of Crawfordsvllle, Ind., pack as : team headed by Major John iL*_
1940 Mercury 4-door sedan jvlth The Enterprise's torpedo squad hep hop-hi ho, ho de hU"! or : much punch and ryhthm In their Spencer, of 1609 Highland Ave
heater Low mileage' and p uh-l New>utton Duco Phllco Job. Radio.Newly I ron, of which Chief Sandefer wasa Cook's "hup, tu, tree-orT:- cadence. nue, Fall River, Massachusetts. ,Al ,'
upholstered General dual 10 six-ply member, was virtually wiped Nick Cutro, a machinist's mate : And if Main Station really takes letter of commendation and a pic-'
tires $ 1941 Trunk Nash Sedan.Ambassador Fl\e new 8.tires.Four Radio.Door place crew was picked up off a a hod carrier in civil life and was : field a score or more of ca- Chairman of t.'ie campaign was
Perfect condition (1150 Terms opUorvM raft after 17 days afloat. The something of an accomplished jitterbug dence cuties who might even put Major Delmar J. Dee, of LaSalle,
-Paul J. Hartley, Marine Barracks, crew encountered a Jap submarine in his spare: time. His chant those named to shame. Illinois. Other committee members
Cecil Field I or call 3-0354-R after 5 P. M, I
Three rooms of furniture. 3303-B after being three days adrift, but, goes something like this: ----t: were Captain Robert A.
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Clbbs.. Dewey Park. Mrs. Urbanskl. strangely, the submarine sub- III, up, hop, hip, off jour i Downing, of Goodletsville, Tennessee
1940 Chrysler Windsor. 2-door: !5 merged without firing, although left, hi lo." : Lieut. Baker Is "Exec"At ; First Sergeant Jay C. Alexander .
Rood tires radio and heater. Call A follows and he swings' of 702
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Mrs Chapman. 5-7700 after 6 P. M. only a few hundred yards away. ,
1941 Plymouth lUM,4 automobile After Midway, Chief Sandefer Into a musical cadence which Lake City StationNAS Salisbury, North Carolina, and
$800. WANTEDT86'74. returned to Pearl Harbor and be- makes it imperative that he re- Staff Sergeant Sidney Epstein,
came a part of a new torpedo members the tune. It goes like Lake City, Fla.-Lieut. Marine Corps Combat Correspondent -
ce Washing Keaton'lntJtdJ:' trlc refrl- squadron which went aboard the this: Wilbur D. Baker is the new execu of 2807 Cathedral Street, N.
WANTED PASSENGERS Hornet. He was on the Hornet "One, two, three and a three, tive officer of this Station, according W., Washington, D. C.
.,. Driving to California Immediate! In when she was sunk and was pickedup two, one, to an announcement made ----!----- -
1911 Plymouth and have room for by a destroyer. That Is the way. that our cadence by Comdr. Albert Handly, commanding -
two Mrs. Miron, Use Picnic GroundNaval
ntTIOO.Call I Chief O'Brien was transferred to I It done officer.
S-866VW Driving or to San Francisco around mid- the states for a course in radio Put down jour left, put down Lieut. Baker of Dallas, Texas, j personnel in this vicinityare
dle of June, and have room for two instruction and radar at Bellevue, jour left, succeeds Lieut. Comdr. II. J. Mur-j now invited to use the picnic
passengers. Call 8330 or 83tj(). I Anacostla, D. C. rut down jour left, right, left, ray, who was ordered to report to J ground at Cecil Field. This groundis
DRIVER WANTED I Chiefs O'Brien and Sandefer arc right, left. the West Coast for duty. located outside the Cecil Field
To Waco Texas or vlelnltv Mrs. I proving to be valuable and able James Wellington, another Lieut. Baker reported aboard J fence on Government Property, so
J;. T. Hughes 7-162...... or 5-314t. I instructors in the Aviation Radio sailor student in the "Mech" school here in December, 1942, from the j as not to interfere with the activity -
School here because of their from Chester, Pa., who Jays no Jacksonville Station. He is a graduate I I of the Field. Those wishing...,..-x
It's The Iceman knowledge of radio and< their claim to being a descendant of of Ilolcomlie college and in i I i reservations for the picnic grounds I }
Every man has his woman, but I background of actual battle con- England's mighty soldier, carrieson civilian life was an expert In finance ]may contact the 0, O. D. Auxiliary V .J
the iceman has his pick. ditions. in a syncopated beat, thus: and real estate at Dallas. 1 I.Air- .Station, Cecil Field.
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