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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: July 1, 1943
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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[ I, No 14 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA July 1, 1943




If: Comdr. Johnson Succeeds Comdr. Mullins As Station .'Ex c'l




Navy Personnel I! Changes Made In Commandant Buys Bonds For Children ':' 'lomar. Moore NOW



Gel A Big Break Naval Officers .' 'i.c' Supt. Of Aviation



On Income Taxes Winter Uniforms i Training Program


WASHINGTON. Changes in : 3 Veteran Naval Airmen

New Bill Is Effective Naval Uniform Regulations have' ..:__ I IJ"'t Get New Duties In Shift
been promulgated by Secretary of j .
I Today; Concessions the Navy Frank Knox: under tl: Of Important Posts ...
which Naval officers will, after .
Made To ServicemenToday -
October 1, 1941, wear gray shirts :. j'j (Photos on Pag 2))
with blue service uniforms. The ,' ..
is the day the 1943 Federal service blues will also have gold Commander William James Mul
individual Income tax bill becomes i I sleeve stripes which extend only tins executive officer of this Station -

effective for Naval personnel I i from seam to seam on the out- since September, 1942, has
!, side of the sleeve i iI i been detached and has been succeeded
It is a memorial occasion for I White shirts will continue to be' by Commander Robert R.
; all Naval personnel to celebrate :I worn with dress blue uniforms, and (fohnson veteran of aerial warfare
t with a milk-ihake, lemonade, or sleeve stripes on the dress blues in the Pacific and supeiin-
even, say, a beer, because the '43 I I will extend all the way around the tendent of aviation training at th'sStation

'special :'I i slee\e I II \ $ 4 sr since last August, it WAS/
( Under changes previously an- announced yesterday.
withholding tax: ) I)I I nounced, black braid chin straps The new duties of Comdr. :Mul
Naval officers and enlisted men ,' will be worn with all uniforms af- 3 tins who served on gunboats,
are given valuable concessions not ,I I ter October 1, 1943, and officersi to cruisers. destroyers and battleships
granted civilians under the regu- :j i I the rank of Commander and all over the world before becoming-
lalions governing the new income I i qbove will no longer wear em- active in naval aviation, were not
tax bill. The effect of the new I broidered cap vizors. However, em- Proclaiming thai "the Jacksonville Natal Air Station hall Join in an disclosed. He already has sorjn!"
law insofar as servicemen are con- ,i broidered vizors and gold chin Indpndtnc Day demonstration against the challenge to freedom made service under fire in the present
cerned is to wipe out the tax on straps may be worn on formal occasions by our enemies by participation in a nationwide war bond cash sales conflict, having been commanding
eapied income for the year 1942, I II campaign," Capt. Stanley J. Michael) set the ball rolling yesterday by purchasing officer of a patrol squadron operating -
regarding of whether such income a bond for each oi his thr. children. Th. Commandant 1 in the North Atlantic and
I -- &- i young
came as service pay or as civilian I walked into th.-Statiora war bonds office and asked for the bonds to be later in the Central and South
earnings. Culling; All/ Onitt'meCallers mad. out to Stanley I. MichaeL Jr. Jan. Michael and Robert D. Michael Pacific theatres
AINav: No. 113 calls attentionto 'I Then lie wrote out a check to Lieut. (fig| ) George M. Hie. Station war Comdr. Moore Training Iliad
the fact that although there is 'On A/oiu/ciyf/ bond officer. This picture chows Captain Michael receiving the bond Station officials also announcedthat
no change In tax rates under the Commander Benjamin E.
from Li.ut. Ills and Ensign Clemson, assistant war bond officer. Th.
nsw law, members of the armed Moore USN, a native of New
which under
Independence campaign
I Sailors, Marines yea even Day got way today will end on ,
forces will be allowed to deduct 5.Small. Bern N C.. and veteran of ISI
WAVES, aspiring to win the Station -, July i
the sum of $1,500 from their ser I Contest and I years of active service in the Navy
I Cadence Counting ------- -- ---- -- -
vice pay income, in addition to and in naval aviation, had become
the $25 War Bond that with
their in ,I goes of aviation training .
personal exemption com superintendent
it will receive auditions Monday
puting 1913: income tax. For example Stores Prices For succeeding Comdr Johnson
I July 5. at 1800 in the Student
a married man without dependent Officers Auditorium Holder of the Distinguished Flying
children will be entitledto Cross, Comdr. Johnson was
I All hands are eligible to vie for
$1,500 plus $1,200 or a total aboard the carrier HORNET both'at
the championship and the cash
exemption of $2,700: a single man the Battle of Midway and at
director of the Victory
Billy Reed
$1,500 plus $500 or a total ex- Enlisted Men's Clothes the time the historic B-25 raid on
Smokers, will conduct the Monday
ymption of $2.000In i Tokyo was initiated Bom in I>3tioit -
auditions The cadence counters,
view of there generous exemptions I Mich, which he still considers
chanters, callers, barkers or plain
the rant majority of his:: home, he attended
Norvlcfmen will owe no tax for yellers who qualify for the finals Northwestern High School, and
I will appear on the Smoker pro- Increased On StationRaincoats *
the year 1913.Although I I 8. was a graduate of the Naval
most sailor taxpayers gram July___ __ Si Academy in the class of 1926 Ha
to'ill receive tax rebates after ,I : I h ___ qualified as a naval aviator at
March 15 1944 they paid as did Girl Band To Feature I Pensacola in 1930
civilians. the June installment of Overcoats WAVES Plan To Equal Commander Johnson not only

their 1942 tax Show Here July 1 10-12 Shoes Blue Trousers Marines As MarchersIf I has proven himself an able and
,
One of the leading provisions of I fearless leader under combat conditions -

the law requires that every member Landing a USO-Camp Up; Blue Caps DownThe on any Saturday morning you as attested by the DFC,
of the Navy's personnel, Happy will the Main Station should pass by the WAVES area but he is an expert flier under normal .
irrespective of rank, must file a Show play Saturday. July 10, first day of July marks the and see ranks of white topped situations During his career
declaration by Sept 15 estimating and Auditorium at the NATTC on Auditorium on end and b glnnlOgof the Navy'sfiscal WAVES stepping briskly to a with the fleet and while aboardthe
trir 1943 income and giving in' 12 The all-girl year when inventories:: accountings I Hup'! two, three four, it will not Hornet he made 257 landing
full their taxable income for 1942 I band Monday.of Joy July Cayl r and her Musical and budgets are surveyed ; be a mirage. It's simply the new attempts, and was waved off only
KnlUt Men Escape Tax ,I Coeds is a feature of the I and the once-yearly alterations order of the day I seven times.
Men serving abroad on this date in prices are made on enlisted The WAVES, all of them are to GI"My: Boys" Credit
Continue'_ 011 pap .... show I m-n's clothing and small have one hour of drill a week, one I Although awarded the Distinguished
__u -- stores listNumerous. I half-hour of their own time, one Flying Cross for heroic action
Meet Our Heroes-Lt. Hill: Items have been half-hour ship's company time>. If in the Battle of Midway, it
the does not take long for this quiet,
I changed in price with increasesand occasion should arise calling
decreases for some of the ar-< for a review, the WAVES hopeto soft spoken Naval officer to con-
"Really Wasn't Much" tide most in demand on this station I equal the military precision of vince one that it was "my boys"

SaYSj The reason for this yearly the Marines, i I Continued On Fate Tt*.
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price list alterations was explainedby

Officer Who Blasted Lieut Ug'' Clifford G. Armstrong I "In the Deafening Din I Remembered I

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--- --- tie said "The Bureau sets new
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This is of The Men On Wake Island Marine
(Editor's; Note: one prices on July 1 according to pres- Says
a s f'lrl4"' M of torlM describing the ent market conditions cost of materials -
battle exploit of officers aboard r and manufacture These Excerpt from :Marine Private Albert Sohml-d's !account of action( at
fc* and outlying Stations who new prices will stay in effect un- GIla
.vt- won decorations.) (' nllau. himself waa blinded.
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Lieut. Frank J. Hill, holder of _
the Air Medal award for gallantryin Education Dept. "Our machine Rim was positioned on the' river bank where tin
iction. and at the present time 6 stream was only 50 yards wide Suddenly a huge bobbing mass scurried '
engig< d in instructing student of- Handles Ration into the river. The Japs were starting to cross. 'No you don't,
ficer pilots in the tricks of hand- not tonight,' I whispered
ling big patrol planes at the Station "Johnny Rivers swept our gun to and fro and the wading Jp
had many many good reasons Coupons HereRation crumbled. Except for soma anti-tank fire upstream we were thJ
for remembering the Japanese only opposition In our sector. Then Johnny got it in the face and I
not the least of which was coupons for officers and took the gun
the sneak attac't on Pearl Harbor, enlisted personnel going on leave "In the almost deafening: dm. I remembered the men on Wake
Dec. 7, 1911. 1 may be received at the education Island I swept my fire evenly across group after group of crack
It so happened that Lieut. Hill department of the AdministrationAnnex Jap troops. Lee Diamond was loading furiously when they got hint
was among those present when Leave papers, in proper He fell across my legs So I alternately loaded and fired The gun
American planes and personnel order must be shown when applying got blistering hot In my hands It made cracking and spitting noise.
underwent the dastardly attack for the coupons. I' But it kept working right up to the end
made by the Japs The points are issued accordingto "I had just mowed down a particularly big party when all hell broke
Just :a trifle over two years ago ktyT1 the number of days' lea.%. loose In our hole. Something struck] me in the face. My helmet wm
Lieut Hill won his wings at Pen- j Points are divided into four group knocked off Everything became dark. I put my hands to my fees
sacola He had been stationed at and are given for meat, fats:: fish and eyes. I felt blood and raw flesh 1
Pearl Harbor for a considerable and cheese; processed foods, coffee "While we lay there, the Japs In the trees fired a steady downpourof
period of time when the Japs and sugar. bullets It seemed my head would split open from pain. I strains j
stru<'k Asked about this sneak I Members of the Food Ration my eyes, but I couldn't see. I worked around trying to get my .15 in
1, he said, "I was in bed, but Lt rank J. 11111 Boat for this Station are (.t. my hand 1
.Jn't stay there long. I got up -..-- -- --- -_. Comdr Chas, R. McDowell, "Diamond:: kept saying, 'Keep down, Keep down!
hurry and headed for my han- have a chance to gt his plane In Comdr Stephen P Mahoney, I.t.j "I said, 'Tho Jap that Jumps in here will be on tha rccclvln* end 1
&a>. the air "The Japi( destroyed all I George Elsasa, Lt Marion 'of this.' "
Tut the damage: had already the planes,"' he said All we did ford, Lt. (j Js) John 11. McNatt I 'Uut you can't see!' !
and Ann Gilbert 0 'Yell which ho comoa-I'll try to get him!' M I
t I' 'n done. Lieut. Hill diJn'J even ('onlinueJ ON |>*t. three Ensign way
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Two JAX AIR NEWS July 1, 1943



Store For WAVES ':" Lt. Perry Teaff Detached ''Exec And Successor t

The .. ., ... ......... '...
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Inquiring ., ., y ",.,', 'N.... ,., >.....x,,," v Y. ;

Will Opened :.'>;: ,; Presented Medal .' .,".? 'J.oi .

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$ kN

Aboard Station ReporterQUESTION By Admiral Cook S.-- $ 9 S



Lt. (jg) PriceTo Supervise stand and: Should offer servicemen their. NAOTC Ordnance Material.


New Establishment As A seat when a woman enters a Officer Is DecoratedFor .5'

Part Of Ship's Service [Dept loaded bus? Pacific Action V

ANSWERS:

For the convenience of the RALPH KING S2c, O. D.'a Office Lieut. Perry L. Teaff who played -

WAVES Ship's Service Depart- : "If the woman has bundles a a heroic role in the historic i ,

ment will open a.shop for WAVESin baby or is old, servicemen should attack on the Marshall and Gilbert k

Building 720 the early part of stand. Otherwise, not. Women Islands in February 1942, Is 4b..

July. rate themselves equal with men now wearing the Navy's Air Me 1 _

This shop will be under the supervision now and should be treated the dal.Rear
of Lieutenant (jg]) same." Admiral A. B. Cook, chiefof

Gladys B. Price who has been as- HENRY RAINKA, AMM3c, NAOT, presented Lieut. Teaff
signed to Ship's Service Depart Hangar 124: "I imagine so. It's with the award which followed a

ment and at the present time is been considered a courtesy forages citation the 27-year-old Oklaho-

the only WAVE to be so assigned. for a gentleman to treat man had received last joined
Lieutenant (jg) Price reportedto women with courtesy." Lieut. Teaff recently Ad-

N.A.S., Jacksonville from the HELYN GARDNER Y3c, miral Cook's staff as ordnance material -

Naval Training ,School at North- WAVES Regimental Headquarters officer.
ampton Mass., on December 20. : "Well, here's my opinion. It's The action February 1, was de- Comdr. R. It. Johnson Comdr. W. J. Mulllns .

1912. For ten years previous to no better for a girl to stand than scribed in the citation as taking .

her enlistment, she was Sales Pro- for a man. But elderly women place on Islands of Roi and Wotje, Comdr. Johnson New 'Exec'
,
motion Manager of the Southern should always be given a seat. of the Marshall group. Duringthe

California Gas Company. Los Angeles BILL: ULRICH, ARM3C NAGS: normal course of the attack Comdr. Mullins
California. "It all depends on the age of the planes were set afire shipping was Succeeding

.The WAVES Shop carrying a woman and the condition she's in. sunk and ground installations of CoMtlMUtd front pace one Pensacola in 1930 and was assigned
lull line of women's Elderly women naturally shouldbe the enemy were destroyed.
uniforms who deserve the credit for suc- to a patrol wing at Pearl Harqbor
Lieut Teaff, a native of Weleetka -
seated. And there
wear cosmetics and drugs will be are other
Okla., lost an In a crash cesses scored against the Japs in for two years.
a welcome addition to this Station considerations too. I don't give eye
well Patrol' In Pacific
this battle which have Duty
incident to at Wake Island may
fighting -
to the girls a seat unless it's to makean
according WAVES marked the turn of the tide in From 1935 until 1938, Comdr.
since hitherto the facilities avail acquaintance.
the Pacific. Mullins was executive officer ofa
The dive-bomber enlisted
able have been inadequate to meet CPU PAUL LITTLEHALES pilot o
Commander Johnson little land plane squadron at Pensacolaand
at Kansas City In 1938 and won says
the needs of an increasing per Marines VTB-OTU2: "Yes servicemen .
his wings at Pensacola in 1939 about the action for which he received in 1938 he went to a patrol
sonnel. should offer their seats to
the DFC. "It was just a squadron which operated in Alaska,
*-jjft all ladies unless they're tired." He is a graduate of State Teachers -
routine he "I sightedthis the North Atlantic the Central
College at Springfield Mo. job, says.
,
Dates Set For Mailing "Women MILES should ALBERTSON be offered seats.AS: and is married to the former Miss Jap battleship-or large cruiser Pacific and the South Pacific. He
we've never been definitely was commanding officer of that
Noble of Oklahoma.
Marquerite
Xmas Gifts OverseasEven It's the gentlemanly thing to do. certain which and went in to un- squadron from 1940 until 1942

a summer hot spell does SUZANNE SNYDER Y3c Per- !!! load my bombs. My radiomansaid when he was transferred to this

not preclude thoughts of Christ.mas. sonel Office: "No Servicemen Navy Personnel Get A I scored a hit, but I'm firmly Station as Executive Officer.
The Post Office department should give up their seats only in convinced it was a slight miss The retiring station executive
Washington announced that the case of elderly "womenwithno Big Break On Income Taxes astern. officer at Jacksonville wears the

Christmas gifts for Naval person- other exceptions. ContUaed from pace one "At any rate the Jap ship was Second Nicaraguan campaign medal
BILL HOLT
nel overseas must be mailed between should ,not S2c stand., Y-8": "Sure, will be given an extension of time making about 23 knots when I the American Defense Medal

September 15 and November women to file their income reports. attacked it, and my near miss with Star, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
GEORGE
1 to assure delivery on time. Y-8 I don't K. BLOOMER believe S2c, With a base pay of $50 a month, damaged it so badly that it slowed' medal, and the American
The duties for gifts to Army : "No service a single apprentice seaman Is down to about 10 knots. From. Area campaign medal.

personnel overseas were fixed at men it's should for give up their seats unless ordinarily subject to taxation and then on it was duck soup. Finally, Comdr. Moore Well Qualified

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. an aged woman. Well must file a declaration although when it was ablaze from fore to
after all if Commander Moore graduatedfrom
women can get in the
... _,
] aft somebody socked one right
his comes well under the
service now and can take men's pay the Naval Academy in the
Attention, Voters! jobs they can stand up as well as (1,500( exemption provision. Noenlisted down the middle and it blew up class of 1927. In 1929 he went to
in a burst that sent flames hun-
men will be liable for tax
too. Pensacola for flight training, and
The Station now has a supply a man can, payments, since the exemption dreds of feet into the air."
PVT. BILL CAMPBELL, Marine finished his course there in December
of form Postcards addressed to the coupled with the elimination of : Commander Johnson was at onetime
Guard "If it's of the same
Company: an'elderly year.
of State which stationed in Panama for
Secretary upon per-
If It's withholding taxes, Is more than the Commander Moore then was
sonnel on active duty with the woman yes. a young three has seen wide service
base pay of the highest ranking years
1 woman no. I believe women haveas aboard the USS West Virginia,
Armed Forces of the United States member. with various dive-bombing squad
much and returned to Pensacola as an
vitality as men, if not
who desire to vote in the I and placed dive-bombing
span The tax will be figured in this rons instructor in 1932. Remainingthere
official war ballot. Those desiring more. way: take the case at an officer squadrons on the USS WASP and
:MARCELLA LEIPOLD Y3c until 1934, he went to Fight
to vote in the coming elec- USS HORNET
who is married with no depend-
Personnel Office: "I still believe ing One later Bombing Two, wherehe
tion can obtain an application at Comdr. Mullins From Pa
ents, drawing pay of $3,000 In
that it's an act of courtesy and served as gunnery officer until
the General Delivery window at 1942 and 15.000: in 1943 both fig- Comdr. Mullins was born at
but after
the Directory, Station Post Office. an appreciated one a long ures taken after other deductions Athens, Pa., the son of the late 1936.
hard air ordnance officer and
seat sailor lie
day keep your if was
\j3| such as interest paid debts, etc., Mr. and Mrs Michael Mullins of
you get there first. But I repeat assistant to the executive in the
Entertain WAVES that city.
Army after hard are made. from 1936 to '37. and
only a long day. USS Ranger
Fifty WAVES from this station Gross Incomes, less deductions In the six years he was at sea until 1939 at the
from then was
participated in the celebration before service following his graduation from the
Anacostla in
sponsored by the 66th Infantry Division Christian Science Place dianged exclusion ..............................$ 5,000 Naval Academy in 1923 he covered Naval Air Station test ,section -
of the Army at Camp The meeting place for Christian Service exclusion .................. 1,500 the world aboard warships. the transport and flight
Blanding Sunday evening. The Science services has been changed Returning from that duty, .
WAVES and WAACS marched from the Student Officers Head- Net income .S 3,500 Comdr. Mullins for a year was Leaving Anacostla in '39, he became

with their own bands from either quarters Building to the small Personal exemption 1,200 aboard a destroyer which took past commanding officer of Patrol
end of the field and took special "middle chapel" between the Catholic in the suppression of the second Squadron 81, and left that assignment

seats to be spectators for the and Protestant chapels it was Surtax net Income ...?...........S 2,300 Nicaraguan Rebellion and later in August of '42 to cometo
beauty pageant of Florida girls. announced today. The meeting Surtax ((13% of $2,000, cruised in European waters. this Station as training officerIn

This beauty pageant was sponsored times remain the sameSundaysat 1 16% of $300 308 Comdr. Mullins won his wings at a VPB unit.
by the Jacksonville Junior 1100 and on the second and Earned income credit

Chamber of Commerce. fourth Fridays of each month at (10% of $3,500 350 Increased
1900. Small Stores Prices

Ban Hitch-Hiklng formal tax net Income........$ 1,950
.30
C..CI.. from one hammock: .. ..... Ea. .36
paste
Naval personnel attached to this He Does, Too Normal tax at 6% 117 DRAWERS:
station forbidden to hitch-hike. Lieut. I the next time I tll July of 1944. .. Pr. 1.30 1.30Nainsook
are : hope Victory tax (net) 3% of Heavy
Most noticeable the increase ::::::::::: : .35 .35
Any violators of this regulationwill see you you'll be an Ensign. $3,500 less $624) ............... 86 was $2.75 Pr.
be apprehended by the patrol Seaman (Flustered): Yes sir. 1943 taxes due: in cost of black raincoats GLOVES Woolen' : blue .....Pro .85 .SO

officers and a prompt report will Thank you, sir. The same to you, Surtax ........$308 which is now 10.25: shoes increased HANDKERCHIEFS .08 .08

be made to the Executive Officer. sir. Normal tax ,?..?..,......... 117 25 cents per pair overcoats increased HATS-Whlte AfK ETS .... .. Ea. .W .60

Victory tax _....................... 86 $1.25, and blue trousers J Mess Attend Ea. 1.85 2.50
went up 25 cents a pair. Reductions JACKNIVES :. .::::: :.Ea. :.30 :.30

Know Your Planes, Gunner! Total tax .$ 511 of .20 cents each for blue JERSEYS: .. ......Ea.. 2.25: 2.25:
caps; and 15 cents for neckerchiefs JUMPERS:
1942 taxes on $3,000 gross Blue, dress Ea.. POO !.00
Income .$ 324 were noted. Blue, undress ::::::Ea.. 5.00: 5.00:
rr' The and Small Stores 1.10 1.10
I Clothing Dungaree Ea.
Paid 1943 81
March list effective July 1, 1943, is listed : White undress :::::Ea.: l.CO 1.60LECCIt4GS :
Paid June, 1943 81 I .. .". .. Pr.. 1.00 1.00MATTRESSES
Total paid on 1942 taxes ....$ 162 below: :
Test Tblt1r Berth & hammock .Ea. 9.00 6.
The amount paid on 1942 taxes ..r'f'ar NECKERCHIEFS .. .. Ea.. .65 ,.
$162, is applied to 1943 taxes. Item QUID. 1942-43 1843-44 NECKTIES. (C.P.O.) Ea. ..V) .
r The officer therefore on Sept. APRONS, Cooks' . Ea. .SO ,63BEL'rs NEEDLES: .... .. ..Pkg.. .10 ,10OVERCOATS
. .. Ea. 15.50 1625
11 5 1943 will file statement
a Black woven . Ea. .20 .23 OVERSHOES:
that he expects to earn $5,000 during Whit. woven . .Ea. .20 ,25 Rubber . . . .Pr. .90 .90
1943, that his taxes will be BLANKETS PILLOWS.
$511, and that he has a credit BRAID.Wool white . .Es 7.00 7.2:5 RAINCOATS Feather .enlisted. . .Ea..Ea..0 750:: 10.25.5.)

against these: taxes of $162 leaving Branch mask. blue RATING BADGES:
44t a balance of $349. red white . . .Yd .0.1 .03 Blue Ea. 35 .15
Half of this, or $174.50 he must BROOMS lJRUSIIIS; :whisk .. .!':d. ,20 .20 SERVICE lthft. : :STIUPES: :: : :: :::::::Ea.: .23: .25:

pay by Sept. 15, 1943. Blacking & D3uber. Set .'+1 ?'.o Blue Ea. .10 .10
I The other half, $174.50, he must .Snub..5. ,5tt .roO White : : :: ::::::: : : :Ea.: 10: :.10
.15 .1S: SKIRTS Chambray .Ea. .75 .73;
pay by Dec. 15, 1943. BUTTONS: SHOES:
Iiactfc. blue Pr. 100 100
'=i- 32 line I Doz. l.3 ,10 cr :heJYhlgii' ::: :::Pr.. 4.75 SCO:
I Accept Housing Applications Eagle, med.: 28' iiri : : :::10 Leather low .. .. .. .Pr. ".2:5: 450;
Egle small t
;' Applications from civil service 22'I l line. . .Doz. .COO .60 SOCKS Cotton: .. .. ... .Pr. .20 .20
I employees for the new housing in Plastc Woolen ........ .Pr. .:i5 .33
white, :30 line TAPE. Cotton .... .Yd. .01 Ql
Jacksonville may be received at Plastic 1 blue : : : :: .Doz: : ::1 ::1& THREAD: :

i: the Housing Office Just inside the Plastic white . .Doz. .05 .oG Cotton white .. Spl.. .05 .05
NOT Af No. 11! H'" the U. S.D3uglas JKU AT JNo. 2: It's the Italian Main Gate. Colored employeeswho Plastic. anchor, Cotton black ..::>pl. .10 .10
t SBD-1 Fauntlet-s. low- Caproni-Cainplni CC.2, an unusual have been in 50 'line .Doz. .10 .10 mercerized, i.
a I Jacksonville Plastic, anchor: : COoc'1t
.0
I . .. .Spl. .05 $
p' wing, two-seatIve? bomber designed two-seat propellerlcss plane It is within the past two years probably 25 line .Doz. ,05 TOWELS:
for carrier service. Both I operated by hot air expelled will have a good opportunity to obtain CAP RIBBONS : ::: .: ,Ea: :.20 :yg Turkish large ....'.Ea. .43: .45

edges of the outer sections of the through a jet at the end of the new housing. CAPS Cloth: blue , En. 1,55 TROUSERS Turkish, small ... .. Ua. .30 .30

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Bootcamp News: WAVE Dignitaries Meet Here ''a
Awarded
Lieut David Berry Is -

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decorations is getting to be habit :forming :for 27-year-old Sold To RecruitsScenes
Lieut. David R. Berry, who recently was awarded a second Gold Star
{ in lieu of a third Navy Cross tor gallantry in action against Jap :forcesat ; "

Salamaua and Lae on March 10, 1942. Behind Scenes .d
.. The Owensboro, Ky., air ace, ; ,
now Ground Training Officer at ., WAVES Powder -
.. : Primp,
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Cecil Field, received his first Navy .

.. Cross for distinguished action in ; > '. For X-ray Pictures
the Coral Sea and his initial Gold' ; ; : ...
Star followed the Battle of Midway By Ensign W. W Liddell

Lieut. Berry, a veteran in t
If the Station
from
the strictest sense of the word, Bootcamp
"' time to time seems to blow its :
also participated in the inaugural
U. S. Naval offensives in the ''war horn it Is simply to let people 4 >
know it is still here and function-
t ,
against the Marshall and Gilbert ;
Island. and the attack on Tulagi ing.The oy'
latest satisfaction is derived
Harbor. t
from the recent war insurance
Lieut. Berry happens to be a v
member of the USNR, Instead of ? drive put on by visiting Naval f rt P
tp. w C Szb officials. One "boot" platoon led
the largely by accident
army, the entire Station in ,,
"When I made mind to b purchasing 4
up my
enlist," the Cecil Field officer the government policies.
Since the inception of the Recruit
explained, "I drove down the
Center aboard the Station
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street In Washington. I couldn't '
r there has been approximately a56: ,- ,,
find a parking place In front of '
o 000,000 worth of life insurance sold ,:
the War Department Building BO
to the "boots" passing through the
I in front of the Navy t
:; parked
camp during its 10 months of existance. -
and went in to see
Department
r I i cti It amounts to some! $6-
.. what it was all about. They 000,000 per month Lieutenant Joy B. Hancock (left), head of the Women's Reserve
S"" had me on the dotted line before ;, ; '' True Section, Bureau of Aeronautics, and liaison officer for the WAVES
I could get away." Story Is shown here with Lieutenant (Jg) Edith L. Stallings, Women's
f' The short, husky Southerner en Under the anything can and does
I Reserve; Director for A.O.T.C. Lieutenant Hancock) ha* been the guestof
listed at Anacostla, D. C., in 1939 .".:h happen at "Boot Camp" depart- N. A S., Jacksonville, for several days.
and won his wings at Pensacola in ., ment we feel we should report the
1940. following

Disregarding ,heavy anti-aircraft a r As you readers probably do not Are You Interested In A
fire from Japanese cruisers and know, so little being known about
.destroyers Lieut. Berry dived his the wonders of "Boot Camp", we
airplane at a light cruiser and ".ob- have the only "X-Ray" machineon Real Romantic Vacation?
tained a direct hit on it which resulted the station for taking chest
in serious damage to, and "X-Rays" with small film Last

probable destruction of that vessel Friday, during material inspection, Guadalcanal Travel Folder Tells Of Charms ,
," said the citation, read; upon a contingent of WAVES was being
the presentation to him of tl 3 second "X-Rayed". The inspecting Of Tropics' Shangri La; Our Boys Lead The
Lieut. David R. Berry, USNK,
Star at recent officer Commander Rhodes
Gold ceremonies was
at Cecil Field. shown climbing Into his plane, asked if he wanted to inspect the Life Of O'Reilly; It's All Play, No Work?
At Tulagi Harbor and in the recently received a second Gold "X-Ray" room. The answer was
Coral Sea, Lieut. Berry, as the pilotof Star in lieu of a third Navy Cross an immediate "Of course, I must A favorite travel folder now making the rounds of

t plane in a bombing squadron, in ceremonies at Lee Field. inspect every part of the station." Lee Field-written by the boys at Guadalcanal-follows :
pressed home attacks in the face As the inspecting party passed I
of heavy anti-aircraft fire, and thing youthful fliers who have fu through it was observed that the : Are you a housewife with nerves tattered and torn by life's mad:
enemy planes, that resulted in the ture combat action ahead of them, WAVES awaiting their turn were I pace? Are you a defense worker whose morale has been shattered by
sinking or damaging of a carrier should learn. It costs money to busily applying powder rouge, and $200 a week and the grim menace of Mltsubishies over Minneapolis
and eight other enemy vessels, train fliers, and planes are badly lipstick. I Does your battered soul thirst for some peaceful haven where days
A member of the now famous needed, so a fellow who diveS' into Lt. Comdr. House, Officer-in- : drift by like rose petals on the placid tide of sleep ?
Fighting Squadron Five, he was an enemy plane isn't helping the Charge of NTS' was heard to Then be of good cheer for war's scarred face can be blotted out by
awarded the Gold Star in lieu of a cause for both he and his ship dryly mutter under his breath, the many-fingered shadow of a palm tree. Turn from the world'a
second Navy Cross as the resultof are lost to the future war effort. "Seems to me they're putting churlish buffets and come to Guadalcanal, the Shangri La of the
participating( in vigorous at "However, there have been in makeup on in the wrong place." tropics-the past participle of perfection
tacks against the Japanese Invasion stances of heroic aotlon in some- $ To reach this isle of enchanted loveliness, you must cross the
fleet in the battle of Midway. what similar circumstances. I cobalt blue foothills of the Pacific. For a few glorious weeks you
t- He has made many carrier well recall one pilot, his plane in live in the fascinating man's world below decks. Tucked cozily in Her
WAVES Who Want
': landings, some of them under flames, who dived it into a Jap No. 4 of an eight-bunk hitch, you watch the imprint of buttocks bulge
precarious circumstances, but ship in order that he might takeit Duty Overseas and fade in the springs above you-hear torpedoes boil dreamily
"the best carrier landing I ever down with him. In that case our I beneath the stern and realize that life can be beautiful
made wa. when I was carrying plane and pilot were probably Must Swim Come One, Come All
$50 worth of perfume In my doomed anyway, and it was a Yet all this is but a poor herald for the island splendor which is to
shirt, which I had bought in brave and worthwhile deed to de All WAVES desirous of being be yours on Guadalcanal, a flowered fantasy often referred to as the
Panama after the outbreak of stroy at least one Jap plane as selected for overseas service are I healthiest place west of the Fiji Leper Colony. Watch it burgeon
the war I didn't want to he went down." requested to pass the teats for above the clean line where sea embraces sky-vibrate to the topaz
break that perfume." Lieut. Berry attended the University qualified swimmers. I peaks wrapped in a golden nimbus of blood-sucking insects muscled
Asked about pilots who dive of Kentucky before en I Because of the hazards of sea like bull got lllas. You will be embalmed along with it-a never to be
their planes into enemy ships, listing in the Navy in 1939. He travel those who have the words I forgotten experience.
Lieut. Berry declared, "they are is married to the former Miss Jac "Qualified Swimmer" on their I At first view, this lush fairyland[ is almost confusing What to do?
not heroes to us. That is some- queline Jenne of Honolulu. jackets will stand a better chance Will you ride a blooded steer along aromatic trails which sweep
I of being accepted. Each WAVE Mount Austen' Or shall the first hike take you through$ the convulsive
on shipboard will be occupying beauties of Bloody Ridge! Here the beauty-bewildered touiist i.<
"Really Wasn't Much" Says precious space and it is essential, wont to fill his lungs! with the breeze which blows across Samuil

therefore, that WAVES going rotting peacefully in the ravines-to bathe his soul in glamour.
I Officer Who Blasted Ship over be entirely aelf-roliant especially I But there is always the good-humored argument between mountainsand
in em genC'ies.: seacoast. So perhaps you'd prefer a day on Guadalcanal's world-
('.otiioed from J>>>.*0 o.e I,I Classes will be provide for beginners I famed beaches. You can laze on salt-white sand or plunge into incredibly
was to go down and try to salvage tors". I intermediates and ad clean breakers washed by the winds of half a world Lie on
parts and guns from the damaged I I At the Station, Lieut. Hill !is : vanced and instruction will be your back and float in the mellow sunlight-romp with the playful

planes. We got machine guns out I I endeavoring to give student officer (; given in the use of the new self sharks.
of the planes and started firing.I pilots the benefit of the experience I preservation devices. It you are the competitive ripe, you will find keen sport upon
those. Some of the other boys drew ;'' he has gained in Pacific .I i L-rr.*!-- the green velvet courts of the Mataniku Bath and Tennis Club
lines and went to work." I'I battle zones. He is firm in the 5 Bring ;jour stick and tour the unmatched fairways of the Foxhole :
It wasn't long after this that ,I belief that combat duty has better Crew Wings For Sale Golf and Country {'tub. Here are traps which have frustrated
LIeut. Hill began to see action In'' prepared him for his duties as an i Air crew member wings are not i the heat Japanese professional!'
the South Pacific j I f instructor. "Those of us who have available at all Ship's Service And the nights, ah! the nights Night chasms of daJ'kness-sable
On one occasion he clashed witha been in action are trying to give stores. The wings may be pur curtains powdered with stars of an uncanny beauty. The Southern
four engined Jap plane. !I the pilots in training some of the :, chased upon presentation of a Cross hangs there like the (kite of some god-like giant. The soothing
Despite plenty of action in the things they are likely to run into proper letter of authorization coo of the vampire bat flows from the stately palms and you cart
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combat zone Lieut. Hill has never when they get out in the combat which may be obtained from one's hear the lifting slobber of Japanese bodies washing softly along the

had his plane shot up. Commenting 'I zones," he says. Commanding Officer. I, beach
on this he said "That fight Cited For Gallantry I -----.--- --- And how will you spend your first evening? We might drop In
J with the four-engined Jap plane I Like many of the other pilots ready to drop some bombs.i | on a native village where the sim ,'% black' -tan lives in unspoiled dignity
is the nearest I ever came. He I who have won decorations for gal i "'\ made a -full-powered run In this thached hamlet we irnd the romantic Solomon Islanderin
was shooting at us quite a bit lantry in action, Lieut. Hill is i over him-and about a minute later his proper setting untouched by the grubby paws of the white
We were Just lucky that he didn't I somewhat hesitant when it comes I told the bombardier to dropon man's world. Hear that eerie chant swirling[ through! the lire-burnished
hit us" I to talking about the feat for which I him. Flying at 300 feet you dar'kness--"She'U be dnvm' threo( white horses when she comes .".

As a result of his experiencesIn he was awarded the Air Medal. His have to drop by seaman's eye- Soft Lights Sweet Muic
the Pacific he has a whole- I citation lead"For meritorious you can't use a sight. It's justa Very well. If you insist upon Guadalcanal'a upper-drawer, we'll watch
some respect for the Japanese achievement while participating in matter of practice and guesswork the sun set through tall and misty glasses in the air-conditioned bar
I i of the Koli Point Plaza. We can dine on dream-festooned terraces
as fighters. "I think they'repretty an aerial flight in the South Pacific combined, I'
good fighters," he says. ( area Lieutenant Hill sight'( ,I It may have been guess work, of the Lunga Hotel The evening may be brought to a fitting climax
'They never would jump us in ed an enemy craft at a distanceof but Lieut. Hill has no doubt that dancing: beneath the stars at Club Kokumbona where Don Carlos' fluid
I I Flute drain the very soul of music and champagne corks for a 21-
the four motored job though. approximately three miles. a hit was scored. 01 course we gun
guess they had instructions not Through his outstanding skill exceptional :' hit him he declared "I circledfor salute to Bacchus
to. Inasmuch as their primarymission alertness and determined a few minutes. I thought he I" And what can be lovelier than driving home through the ack-ack
Is search. I efforts, he successfully attackedthe was pretty badly damaged; but I spangled night watching the lazy butterfingers of the search light
Much time la spent in teaching enemy vessel By his immediate couldn't stay around very long. I in their slow probing You can feel your broken soul reknit tin!;;
to the Naval service action the enemy craft was had to carry out my regular search itself as the jeep tires croon on the boulevards.
the newcomers art of identifying friendly I probably damaged and possibly I mission. A couple of other planes I, You are rather a night owl, aren't you! Well, we'll drop In on
and aircraft, only a split sunk. His conduct was in keep- ; reported they had seen evidence some of the Bohemian plce*. You won't meet the whipped cream
second enemy being available for this difficult ing with the highest traditions of of damage. They indicated it I of Guadalcanal society here, but there ARK: quaint characters, rub
task, but the men in actionin I the United States Naval '' might have finally sunk" I elbows with Washing )Iat'hlneCbarlt'Y and the'' charming rogue,

the Pacific[ are living examplesof "It really wasn't servlce''I'I A native of Brucevllle Ind., Pistol Pete
I : And home -at last to sink into\ the drowsy ripples of bed. Let
axiom that "practice makes says. "I was out on patrol a Lieut. Hill received his BS degree I your
Commenting upon this, I routine search mission. I was in'' from the University of Indiana the elfin drone of mosquitoes urge you gently down the slope of utter
perfect.
Lieut. Hill says, "We know the sil a big rain squall and flying on'' where he was a member of the peace lime your ears to the crystal waters of the Tenaru as they
of our own planes, and I instruments. We broke into the I II Delta Upsilon fraternity I wander toward the sea-chuckling contentedly through the picturesque 1.1

a I .houettes our allies so well that werecognlz.J clear at about 300 feet and I saw i,I He won his wings at Pensacola eye-sockets of Japanese. .skull, Open. your poes, to the lure 'of.. the.
. them instantly. If you'reon an enemy craft about two or three :, in August of 1910, and was in the tiopics! i 'M I 'f

ground you can tell the dltterence I miles away. I called back to the 'I: Pacific for nearly two years reporting I Yes come to Guadalcanal ,. and bring your strait. .. -.Jacket,' jai J
the by the sound of their( ,!mo-- : bombardier and told \Mm' to 'get I! here in December!! of '191:. silly.x x.xix x> (ceil*>red>.' 'W ;. "to.., t. .F j" > ;"

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!.. JAX AIR NEWS: to .. UsBe4 weekly! st th. t?, S. fr
Naval 1 Air SUU., Jacka..vllle Florida, .y the P. U.! /
B.l.tl... Offl *t .. up,..* t. .B. K.veram .t. By Capt. R. W. Shrum ChC, USNOn
Oete are 4liirIbBt free .t chart: t. e.llsted tad
tker Naval per*.. el .l tile N...l Air StaU... tlte July 4, 1943 our nation will be 167 years of
...illar,. air UtloB at IA. .ad Cecil FleIJi, aid tie age. This may not impress you as being very old, in
Naval Mr C.aaert' Sek..l. DUtrlhntUm I. al.. M.j. comparison to the age of other nations. But glancing :
t. the ,UuclI.r. .! the Naval Air UptraU..1 back over our history, we realize that our nation
TrdatRt OmmtBd .... the Natal Air Tfth.ltal l Tula' has been in existence long enough to reveal qualities
UK (..tr. of permanence. Our position in World War Two
Ls an indication of what has been welded into the
Rear Admiral A. 8. C..k, I'SV! foundation of our government. It is' given to us
Chief .( N.,.l Air Op..U..al l TraUinrCipUla from the past and we are willing to fight to main-
tain it into the future.
4 N. J. Michael, \SN! Some years ago I was visiting the Congressional
c 1'emntaxIaDt, Library in our national capitol. As I passed throughthe
J.C'.lUe Natal Air Statl* i4L& halls I paused before a
: place of honor. There I
('.|>UIa Joha J. O'MalleyMC), ISK, respecial.. out the original copy
ConimiBjinc Officer, TJI Declaration Qf Independence.
L.. S. Naval lUtpltal It was under tinted gl BtlBJ
:::t<< which kept the ink from fad
Commander Edward" E. D.le.ek, I'RN, "" A guard stood over it. I pause:
Commaadiar Officer to speak to him, and he informed
Naval Air Uaaaer'i Sck: ..l me that people would come up
gaze at this precious docnnaent,
11d.t.. Cl. Chester L. Gawae, CSMC 4J1t'U, __ ,, and kneel before it aa before a
f" OrauaadSar Officer, special shrine. It was a symbolto
Maria Barracks them of the freedom which
r : this great government gave
Commander B. D. Hlcflat, DE-V(C), VSNR, them. Their act was a religioU8Capt.
C.B>maadiar Officer, Shrum act. It was one of the highest
Naval Air Technical TralalaK C aUr types of patilotlsm.

Lleat. C.l. William T. Evaa, VSMC last), 7J As we think upon the sightseer or tiaveler in
CemmaadlBt Officer rt7 our nation's capitol kneeling before this shrine, we
Maria Avlatloa Detachment 194 are impressed with the relationship which seemsto ;
UuY h cr exist between religion and patriotism. In both
Votmaader. Chirk O. Shtae A-MG), ISNB) of these things emotion plays great part and in
mmandiar Officer ---- both of them we give our highest thought, our deepest -
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Let Us Remember Approaching the birthday of the United Slates
Cvwnander Thomas D. S"' .utkw-.rtk, A-VG), I'frMt, of America we think of its two names. It is fam-

remmaiidlac Officer Sunday will be the second Independence Day that our iliarly called the Fourth of July. It fhculd tf&ht'ully,,
Air Static, Cecil Field
Auxiliary.at.l be known as!! Independence Day This day means
evil forces
country has been at war. We are still fighting
more to us this than ever before. In
year
Ike JAX: AIR >KM'l receive Campr material. IlepublleatioH credited ninttfr prohibited that July 4th represents for Americans. hostility, between the allegiance that is paid to God
without permUaloM .f C1.1'.r Department' and the allegiance that is afforded their
The is far from beaten, but his bastions all over the go\ern-
MK" K. -42nd: St., V. Y. C. enemy ments!! This is unfortunate because we choose to
_____-_-_-_- --- reverberations of
----- -- u world shake and tremble with the our believe that patriotism and religion belong together.Both .

A Thought/ For The/ Week : bombs-the bombs for liberty and equality. The tide seems patriotism and religion have the power to
definitely turning but there is still along fight ahead. Oper- bring forth from us life's finest qualities of devotion,
Military discipline now means freedom I ations on the continent of Europe and on the mainland of of high regard, of absolute loyalty, and of sacrifice.

later-freedom not only for ourselves but Japan will prove costly for us as well as for the United Both religion and patriotism make large demands
upon us. But it is singular that each one has
the in the world weH.
all as
for people Nations. something for the other. Patriotism takes religionout
Some of us may lose our lives in these historic battles to of the bounds of the parish church and carries

Deserves Our come, others may be crippled for life, and still others may the man of great faith to the extent of giving his
Support life for his country. Religion, as we see it in A
return unharmed. But whatever the cost to nationor I
us as a
I
world crisis! has the power to purify patriotism and
For months the Victory Smokerhas I
some now as individuals, our struggle for democracy must continue to link it with God's eternal plan for man. That I Hone
been presented nearly every Thursday until the last remnants of enemy resistance has been I of the reasons why we look upon the present
night for the entertainment of Naval Per- wiped off the face of the earth. It is a price we must pay I struggle as a holy war. There is something very
sonnel on the station. It had its inception. for freedom. I definitely out of Joint with civilization today.
our Looking at the crisis through the, of faith
deep
eyes
has since
when Chaplain Jack Lewis, who I The Fourth of July this year i is, of ,course, far different I II and belief in Almighty God, and coupling this with
been transferred to sea, inaugurated his from a holiday on which we can shoot firecrackers, go on the love of country, which is Just another expression -
four point recreation program.It I for patriotism, we can see a definite aim 84
attend doubleheader baseball We
I outings, or a game. are ,
general reason, for fighting this war.
is not derogatory to the other activitiesto in the service of our country from our friends and
: away
Truly, a Christian ought to be the best of all
state that the Smoker has proved to be ,
loved ones. We have a job to do and we are doing it. And patriots. In the first place, hd should know his history
more successful than all the others. That it I certainly it is not too much to ask. The men and women and in the second place, following the ertmple
was a program greatly needed on this station -I responsible for Independence Day, painted that date on of the Christ he will show his patriotism lest by,
can be seen by the splendid response doing his best to preserve the freedom which bas
the calendar with their suffering, their misery and their I made our nation an outstanding example for tbeworld.
it has received. blood. But they continued the fight until the United Statesof I Jesus said. "Ye shall know tilt truth and
The Victory Smoker not only I provides America had become a reality. the truth shall make you free."
entertainment for the and women in --- -w
men Today the responsibility to preserve these same United I
uniform but also it is a means by which States of America lies in our hands. We must win this war

talented bluejackets, marines and WAVES not only to preserve ourselves but also to be worthy of the From Other Papers

can have an opportunity to develop their men who fell at Valley Forge, at Belleau Woods, at Pearl I I
talents and abilities. It has also done muchto Harbor, Bataan, Guadalcanal and in North Africa. They Discouragement Necessary 1

bring about a unity and community spirit died for what they believed was right and history has Life would be very barren and dull without dis+
among the officers and men on this station.Jt proven the worthiness of their belief. couragement; half of the fun of living te the vigor
deserves continued that comes from conquering difficulty. TV elinv
support.
our gfcfObserve So, on this Fourth of July let us rededicate ourselves to Inate hardship from our living would be to remove
'- the principles upon which this nation was founded. Let us the element of adventure altogether The first
t Uniform Regulations be worthy of the men and women who followed the idealsof I secret in dealing with your troubles is to face theM
I squarely in the realization that they are" a normal
The station police department has asked George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham part of every day experience.-Chaplain F. R. Ham
this newspaper to tell its readers that uniform Lincoln-three Great Americans who shall eternally live in ilton in THE NAVYATOR Del Monte, Calif.
'F regulations must be strictly observed. the history of all mankind.

The enforcement of these regulations is en- Remember we as individuals must win this war. Nobody Chapel Will Help

' trusted to the police and they mean to carry else is going to do it for us. And on this IndependenceDay Overall are the ideals and ideas a man holjMfV'l
out their duty.If as we face a brighter future than we did last year, let his own. This is where God and religion soflV
church play an important part. None can be perfect
us be thankful that other nations share with us our deter- I
ignore the rules and a patrolman will
, you but we can all try, and attending Chapel
puts you on report, you have no one to mination to destroy the enemies of our freedom. Let us help.-THE NORMAN LOG, Norman, Oklahoma
Llame but yourself. What you can do and remember with pride and conviction how that freedom was I

,what you can't do has been made perfectly born from a world torn by turmoil, confusion and tyranny. HarmlessMaybeIt

clear in station memorandums and in the This is our Independence Day. Let us hope that soon it I is foolish to tell your enemy your strength

Plan of the Day. It is absurd for any of will become the Independence Day for all mankind. when and where your fighting forces plan to slnkc
if you want to win; but that is Just what a fev
i us to claim ignorance; particularly when pieces of seemingly harmless information on the

ignorance of the law has never been an Independence Day ProclamationIt I movement of our men, officer, or supplies will
I excuse. do. Capt. J. C. Cronin in THE MEHFLlTty

Yard Police only carrying oat the I the USNAS, Memphis, Tenn.
are is hereby proclaimed that the won on battlefield; of the ,
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; orders of the Commandant and the Executive Jacksomille Naval Air Station woild. Do What You're Doing
t' Officer when they turn in your name for not It is especially fitting that Independence
shall Join in an Independence Day t<*
The more we believe we are doing our part
having your hat square, for rolling up your demonstration against the challenge Day, a dale that will live carry the fight, the more we phy away from de
sleeves on your dungaree shirts, or not saluting to Freedom made by our forever in the hearts of patriotic featism and discontent the quicker we'll win tnfl
' an officer. It is a job to which they enemies by participation in a nationwide Americans, be designated for this PINFEATHER, USNAS, Bunker Hill, Ind.
have been assigned just as you must adjust War Bond Cash Sales demonstration against the forcesof

the motor on a plane, send out radio messages Campaign. oppression and tyranny.For It's A WAAC Man
This special observance will afford Lieut. (Jg) Sam W. Ingram is wondering if thing
or type up monthly reports you the privilege of reaffirming future Independence Days are as wacky as they seem. As he stepped out of a.
The police are doing their job in the your belief that a country celebrate this ;)'ear', with War downtown athletic meeting, a WAVE officer
traditional Navy manner. Let us do ours by worth fighting for Is worth Investing Bonds.! ing by his side, he overheard a small boy aWl
in, and will hasten the day S. J. MICHAEL. ;years old exclaim, "Look, mother, there's a W.--
observing regulations and make their task
a
of victory when you will return to Captain, USNCommandant and a WAAC man.-THE BLUEJACKET NATTC,
little easier. I enjoy the peace and rr<>.'p< lty Memphis.

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i:., Poems By Or About Naval Personnel ,Literary AwardsNaval '; # 5151 lktl rcR. I0, OUT fhR Tuerte IM ArrtANfPj, ALWAVSrrv I

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?: THAT We WOULDN'T STLra
B' .He.s Some Father's Son I personnel who may have ,
( A CiWJcz-'iAtGHFAS
.. writing inclination now have the
R\ By W. o, B. I opportunity to collect for whatever WELL 00 BACK TO ,
;_'.. ,. Above in the sky In .. metal machine literary talents they might have. '' 11iE 3t:! I
Is a pilot, who once as a boy I The MacMlllan Publishing Com-
Trod the mellow earth, then lush and green, 'pany is celebrating its 100th anni- "c 1 i
Now marred by the shell-holes or War. versary Centenary Awards begin- I
ning with $2,500 for the best novel

., i And he's there for our cause, both yours and mine, and another $2,500 for the best
". .' With little regatd for his own, work of non-fiction written by /
.z To peek and destroy the enemy planes any man or woman in the armed
And insure us our lives and our homes. forces. There will also be smaller
1 awards for other manuscripts, totaling -

tl'? Yet it may be His lot that he happen to die, $5,000.These 71
But of this his mind is at rest awards are open to all
For he knows that his Job Just has to be done men in the armed forces of the a
And he'll give to his country his beat United Nations and separate
a NAS, Glenview Ill. prizes have been set aside for
--EXHAUST ___ ._, British and Canadian writers

1 Heroes Of Pay Receipts j The Seven Ages Of Salty Sal I eligible However for, the only$2,500 Americans awards. are V\: f 1t
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!I. When the Great War has ended An ENSIGN'S WIFE leads a hell ---
And the Glorious Victory won, uva lifeLess I -- :
When Im; a "grizzled old Veteran" than the dust is she; ,
Spinning tales to my grand-son. The foot of the ladder-what can Meet Your Mates 1 fV'f

He shall say to me, "Grandpa, be sadder? I
Please come tell me of when Well, what -akes her madder Brief Biographies of Men
You were a Dashing Young Sailor Are the snubbing of MRS J, G.! Serving With YouA
. And the battles you were in." I
\, Always a new tenant, poor LADY :
And I'll say to him, "Grandson, LIEUTENANT. newcomer to this Station is / 1 A 'rr/ '

'ili ,'., Not one medal have I, I Spends years in the breakfast EDGAR E. BANGLE, AMM3c, of -SOMEONE YXJLbN
V-L WISH
Co
For I didn't ride to Victory nook- Redlands, California Enlistingin 7/
FIRST NIGHT
{ Zooming through the sky. Her babies are drawling and falling the Navy in September, 1942, he COME OUR 4Ar0
.' I never saw the Solomons, and bawlingShe received his "boot" training at / 'r HOME IN A MONTH
... I never fought at Midway, 'I studies her cookery book. San Diego and graduated from the I / r / AND 1 M LONESOME EADY.
Aviation Machinist's Mate School
For I was a lowly Storekeeper
Computing the sailors pay. Grown stouter COMMANDERCan and grander, here'sMADAM in Norman, Oklahoma, and the I ,
Naval Air Gunners School at Pur-

"Oh, how we worked and sweated, we face stand! her? Perhapstoher cell He is a graduate of Red- ,
.', the land High school where he ,
And burned mid-night oil. She looks down her nose at the *" "' .
- h But never did we get credit other wives clothes, on the football team. I :: .,'
,} .... For one moment of our toll But there's ONE who can put Prior to entering the ( i"
.
;n was a machine shop
But the boys all came over,
her in her place!
And how they poured it on. After the war he may
It was, 'When is pay day?' To the tune of the fife walks theCAPTAIN'S the Navy or return to I !
\ And"here's my money gone?' PROUD WIFEAs a civilian capacity g
I
I she nods to us, Just here and thing he is sure of he
f "And, 'What about my pay check't'A there; I to get married to his high ] :
And 'What's my new pay num Yes SHE'S QUEEN of the ship!- sweetheart whenever he
?' but pride has a slip leave His hobby has '' .. < .Sfj
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These cries we heard so often When THE ADMIRAL'S WIFE been building model C _
They haunted us in our plumber. stalks from her lair! but he did win several r. "" .
'What happened to my "Plight races in his home town. i y1MY'.e
Skin?" So, at last! SALTY SAL! the Venerable --
Gal CORPORAL H. C. Sieve Kalagian, Y2c
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'Where do we get paid
'I want Special Money.' I Must be topsBut! stay! We bethink claims Chicago as his the about 10 different companies asking -
'My FA check's delayed!' us- but has lived in I Ensign them to send catalogues to
I In that rarefied air in which none I j consin, most of his life facing Kenneth Danford their requests -

"So we heard all these complaints, of us dare graduate of the Aviation as if included everything from
t And helped them all we could. I She is sunk by the WIFE OF II ist's Mate school and the begin. seed catalogues to how to be a

And tried to keep a friendly smile, THE CINCUS! Air Gunners School, he Is senior big, strong man in 10 easy lessons
I
", As a good Store-keeper should.That's tached to the NA.O.T.C. I I So, if Danford Is overwhelmedwith !
Does she play second fiddle .Ah,
Grandson, I fore Joining the Marine unsolicited booklets for the
my story I
That's all I have to tell, that is a riddle- worked in a glass factory I you a' next few weeks, he'll know why
I It's something never shall Ensign
But when it comes to a Storekeeper cago. Although a
know: can't help having a soft I I
I. Who mows which one down and his heart for the Navy 'I waited MYSTERY OF THE WEET-Will
be HELL.
War. sure can snatches the crown I brother-in-law wears Uncle Ensign the candy machine in the Administration .
CHARLES B CARLISLE.USNR. I When DAME CINCUS meets Navy blue. .I perfect !! Annex come through or
SK2c. MA'AM C. N. O. ? ?!! I, Chief Gunner's Mate ( word. not?
' I -NAVY RELIEF GOSPORT JOHN-DUERSTOCK t ;9.'T; I I I is you
BreezesSalty N. A. S., Pensacola. I asked. I
I you) is the popular chief Jack Richardson, a principal inspector -
I at-arms at Lee Field 'I my at the A & R., has been
Humor From ,' salt, he entered the Navy spending some of his spare time
Here And ThereNo Station Movies '''I ruary 3, 1911, at Cincinnati i be', teaching a lady friend how to
I called them ordinary drive. One night after he had
MAIN STATION-"Right to the'HUll" '''in those days boot wife given her a lot of instruction, she
, Navy GirlSAILOR Brenda Joyce, Joe Allen. July !I duty''
Norfolk ,
first the
2; Casablanca," Humphrey Bogart ship suggested they go to a movie. He
" : Gosh, you My you'venever Iln I rid Bergman July 4.: The Invaders Dakota got in on I I agreed and told her to park the
been out with a sailor! ," Laurence Oliver Leslie How Crur uprising is not car while he bought the tickets
Swell, where will I meet ard, Julv 5.: Two Yanks In bet
Next
YOU'I Fat OlSilen' Brian Donle\y Trlnldad'1, to hospital ship I still'' When she returned Richardson
baby? That Other NVomiin V made gunner's mate asked her If she had found a placeto
GIRL: Meet me at 2100 on I James James SYi1 son: "The UndjlngMonster. New York in 1917 at liking park.
." : Heather An- 1
starboard side of 1,
pier war served armed I I "Oh. yes I found a fine placeto
-%_ J-- I I 8STUD&N9T OFFICERS' At.'D-"The duty aboard merchant park," the young woman ans
lie Done It Leopard Man" Dennis FeeJe.. Marge ing entire war also .. wered.
"Did you give your wife that 'July 2: "Sing, Buddy for Your Suppe'j" Jinx 4; I IKaulkenburg I II i iCasablanca' chief went to Jack looked at her piciouly.
lecture on economy I suggested? Humphrey Bogart Ingrid I at Nashville in 1919 "What do you mean a fine placeto
"Yes." "I I Bergman, July 5. "The Invader" I'' UTAH and WYOMING and park?" he asked.
.
Laurence Oliver, Leslie Howard, July I
"Any results ? 6: "Two Yanks In Trinidad. ,Pat i tiring in January, 1929 I "There was a little red plug
"Yes. I got to give up smoking OBrlen; Brian Donlevy. July 7;; Madame ed on January 2, 1942 marked, ')tine for parh' -"y' to 1 put
--- ---- Spy" Constance Bennett, Don master-at-arms want the car right there.: "
. She'll Like Him" Porter, July 9. I
. I ceiving ship, then went to I
BLONDE Is he nice ? LEE FIELD-"Palm Beach Story, the
: a boy subchaser training school, I
Claudette Colbert Joel MoCred, July 1: I
Two from O. office
boys the D.'s
: RED HEAD: Oh, no. You'll like "Rh>thm of the Island," Allan Jones '' Phila. reported to -
him. Jane Frazee July 2: "The Leopard 'I on October 6, 1942 I were on the shooting lange
-_ fc Man" Dennis O'Keefe i Marco, July I : practicing up on their markman-,
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popular gent.
r., 3: to the heart Brenda Joyce, ship when the chief asked en officer
, Ignore Then I Joe Allen, July; "Sln= for Your Sup I Dan- ,,
WAVE Officer to WAVES: And per.'' Jinx Faulkenburif.! Buddy Rogers, Howard July 7: "Two de standing by how they could
:
if of the boys whistle at !I July 5' Casablanca..' Humphrey Bogard. Trinidad," Pat O'Brlen Brian D I get somebody to throw out the
any you I I Ii They
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Inerld Bergman July 6; "The July 8; "That Other \ :
ignore them-while on duty. I i In"eder., Laurence Olivier, Leslie Gllmore, James Ellison, July I to I Ceatiaeed o. P.,e gtvet


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P'. '\ : It Won't Be Like. This At Smoker Fliers Meet DowningIn Boxing Card Will Put Punch .


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f Victory League )

, .". v, Et In Flashy Victory Smoker ..

)1 ;' Game Here Sunday

There'll be action aplenty tonight in the squared circle at

1 probably Lieut. call Marty on Erman McDonough Littlejohn will, :Mason field when the Sailors and Marines of Main Station

one of his two pitchers who slant lash out at each other in a boxing card which features the
the side when the
'em in from
port
t"I Station meets Downing Brothers, a sports side of the Victory Smoker. The show gets under-

Victory league foe at Mason field way at 1930. "-. ,

Sunday at 1500 Blended with the boxing card is
With record of 16 triumphs
a 1
one of the finest programs'of acts
I against four defeats, the Fliers are
Seaman Guard which Master of Ceremonies Billy

1/ I Reed, Y2c, has yet brought to the

( Dates Set For Games Paces Infra-Station Station.
Driscoll Wolfe, singing star of
to' 'w'w With Pensacola NAS Blossom Time, the Student Prince
Loop By 3 GamesBy and other Schubert Operettas
?' 'tt Dates have been selected for many
now currently appearing at
', the home and horn baseball ,
<< :. Carolus O. Anderson, Y2c the George Washington Hotel; will
series with the Pensacola Naval
Captain Dick Lee Seaman Guard left lands a blow into the bag held Air Station, it announced Rainy weather and postponements be featured. Peggy Davis, lovely
i, by Captain Ralph Engle. Marine Barracks, as the rival team captainstrained yesterday by Lieut.was Comdr. Lawrence curtailed activity in the Blues Singer and Jackie Trevine
for tonight's Victory Smoker feature which brings together the E. Haskell, athletic officer Intra-Station league the past weekas and Francis Winn, Florida State

Sailor and Marine boxing teams of the main station. tee a 145 pounder Peniacola will play here the Seaman Guard boosted its lead champion drum ,
popular
i hails from Miami. Fla. where he was a Golden Glove champion. Engle. weekend of Aug. 6 and 7 on, and to three full games and NATTC certain to be with

who will weigh in at 165 pounds, is from Pittsburgh. Pa. Jacksonville will play over there Unit 1 took over second place by Navy audience. '
\ seven percentage points though Award $5 To Winner
the following weekend. Aug. 14 remaining idle. Other acts include the six hill.

J. ,*> .. and 15. Marine Barracks lost its runner. billies, an aggregation of Sailors

:7k -- -, ,-=, I up position by succumbing to Red who render rural melodies, the
: ..: a full game ahead of the pack in Daniels and Norm Palmer of appearance of a surprise guest star

-.,..... ;or:: league competition. All told, the NATTC Unit 4, 6 to 1, as the pair and the weekly surprise contest. .
McDonoughmen have compiled a hurled two-hit ball.O'Donnell An award of $5 in credit at Ships
C> R'1' ; record of 16 victories and six set Service Store will be presented to
I > 'ff'"J\ backs for the season.In Goes Well the winner.

.. c I. the starting lineup Sunday Seaman Guard won its only I Some of the pairings already an-
.. '1f:' ,J for the first time in several games game with Johnny O'Donnell pitching nounced for the fights pit Dick

; ....ttt will be Catcher Pat Colgan, who four-hit ball, against NATTC I Lee, Seaman Guard against R.

,, c has just returned from leave. Unit 2, making a total of six hits Stygles, Marine Barracks, at 135
Edmund Walsh Y2c :" Colgan, veteran of fast minor lea- he has allowed in the last three I pounds; Red McCann, A and R,
I By
gue ball experience with Scrantonand complete games he has pitched in vs Sylvester Comparing Marine
Louisville, will be a potent the Intra-Station league. Barracks 145: pounds; Joe Gennusso -

A kid with a horseshoe in his pocket. That is briefly the factor in bolstering the Flier Tragedy struck the NATTC Unit Seaman Guard, vs. Ralph
cause. 4 team when Sloan Musselwhitewas Engle, Marine Barracks, 155
who
story of Eddie Lyons Station second sacker caught on
,
At present the Station nine is killed in an airplane crash. pounds; Fred Illaramendy, Sea
:with Washington Senators in his first major league try- getting geared for the Florida Musselwhite with his indominitable man Guard, vs Walter Foster, Ma

out in 1942. State semi-pro baseball tourna- spirit and all-round usefulness as a rine Barracks 125 pounds; Gas

The Senators knew they had one of the South's most promising ment which commences July 11 in ball player made the Unit 4 team per Vaccaro, Ships Company, Recruit
prospects in the seventeen year old Winston-Salem, N. C., rookie who the; Jacksonville baseball park one of the most feared in the Center, vs Jeff Schwartz
weighed a slight 145 pounds and who at five feet seven inches was Some of the outstanding teams in league in recent weeks.IntraStation Marine Barracks, heavyweights.
still growing, but they figured he was probably several steps away the State have entered. All of these boys have been

from major league ball as are even the most polished ball players at 17. Right fielder Larry King, who StandingsW working out daily in the main station -
missed the last two becauseof located in back of the
It all happened a. year ago in games t. :Pet arena
the spring when the Washingtonclub Sailors and Marines passing quali a leg injury has been taking Setrnin Gaud . . 15 C .714 Seaman Guard Barracks The
fication tests will be awarded the light workouts and may be ready NATTC I:nit 1 ... . 11 8 .378 Sailors have been working out un
was playing .... .. .
Marine lUrrarks It 9
t. U. S. Naval Aviation .571
the New swimmingtest to see action against Downing. NATTC I'nit Z. .. ... I IS .380 der boxing instructors Lt. (jg)
/" York Giants in card. Most optimistic feature of the NAT1C Unit 4 .. . 8 IS .380 John Patrick and Specialist, first
Assembly Repair 7 IS ..368Results I class, Cal Cagnl. The Marines
Orlando. The Station ball club at present has
1, Corporal ;Joe DIAfaggio once I have been put through their
in been the recent hitting of Left
game was Seaman Guard 12, NATTC Unit I, 1
of the Yankees but now of the
the last of the Fielder Joe Johnson, who has been Assembly Jk Repair 6, NATTO Unit 4, 4 paces by Sgt. Major Wolf and Sgt.
Santa Ana, Calif. Army AirBase NA1TC Unit 4, 6, Marine Barracks 1 Fredette.
"' ninth with the clicking off base hits and driving _
had something to say recently '- fI --- '
in with
Johnson
b, score tie at runs regularity. -
[ about the Cub'sslugger
three runs Chicago a former Kitty league ball player, I ,
Lou Novikoff. Said DlMag'
f apiece. With aW weighs 195: pounds and stands six 2 Athletic'Officers Assigned War Department Allows
: "As soon as Lou settles in .
feet tall.Probably
'II
; -"': .i ash lngton his stride I expect to see him To New Duty at Cecil Field For Sports
the best infielder in $4,000,00
$
take the National
In scoring over league :
player
". Service baseball Lieut. Smith and Lt.
1- in Florida is Riley (Jg)
lead and win
the
(t" : position on batting bittingcrown Melton M. Owen of the Ample supplies of sports equipment
IL ,u.: by 15 to 17 points." Third Baseman Don Cross. In ad- physical
Lyons the bases, dition to leading the club in hit- training department, have been I were assured the Services
Harris ting, the peppery little third sacker transferred from the main stationto I when the War Department announced
Manager Bucky bench for a An Insight Into the Mad Rus- steadies the infield and is a good Cecil Field. The staff of athletic I recently the awarding of
looked down on the sian's quest for base hits and contracts for $4,000,000 worth of
bench was Influence on pitchers as he makes officers at the Auxiliary air
pinch hitter. The the glee which accompanies his brilliant defensive stops. station now Includes Lieut. Ted athletic and recreational equip-
Eddie
empty except for this other same Sena- bingles is here presented. Recently MVH-HB "BiSl. Nordyke, Lieut. Francis Carter : ment for distribution to servicemen
All the
Lyons. Novikoff doubled and .
and Lt. (jg) George Faust.
tors had left for an early shower. was hovering in the vicinity of Baseball and Softball equipment

the second sack when the rival Commandant's Cup makes up the largest part of the

Before he could realize that he second baseman asked him who U. 5, Navy Pre-Flight Schools recreational supplies. Other equip.

was batting for the first time was ahead in the game. "Hell, Will Play Football This Fall ment includes boxing gloves, footballs -
with a major league team, the I don't know" wan the Russian's Competition Starts I basketballs, volley balls
kid had lined one of Cliff Mel. reported retort "but that was Five U. S. Navy pre-flight I. handballs, horseshoes, quoits, archery -
ton's slants deep Into left cen- my second hit" schools will have football teams sets and fishing tackle.

ter. The game was won 4 to 3 Today In SwimmingEvery playing major schedules this fall. I Also Included In kits to be distributed -
as Catcher Jake Early tallied i Do you remember last fall when In[ the group are the schools at on a basis of one for each
from second base. the Fliers started football games Chapel Hill, N. C.; Iowa City, Ia.; I organization of 125 men going

The next day he played a full with the following lineup: Chipley ,sailor and marine on the Del Monte, Cal; St. Mary's, Cal overseas are numerous games
game against Cleveland and got and O'Hagan, ends; Janusas and Station will have an opportunityto and Athens, Ga ranging from chess to bingo
two hits In five times at bat I Brutz tackles; earn points toward the Com-
Two days later in Miami, Lyons a Miketinac and mandant's Cup when qualification

duplicated his game breaking Czech, guards; swimming begins today at pools It's A and RvsVPB2In
ways by knocking out a pinch hit Ray, center, and number one and two at main sta-
double against the Giants in the McAfee. Terrell,

final inning to win another 4 to Gloden and Iv- tion.The competition begins today N. L. Title Game Todaynessy

3. ball game. ersen backs ? and closes September 1. So you

Off these showings Seaman sec- Of this eleven, have an opportunity beginning to- By Bernard Kahn: S2c
on.d class, Lyons had a chance togo only four are on day to find out how you rate as I
the Station With the end of the Station softball playoffs which Involve the
with the Senators probably a swimmer. Naval aviation
up I four clubs in each The
top league
Duke races within spitting distance,
side the bench most of the now. Cpl. swimming cards will be awardedmen
.. Iversen is the assorted entries in the National Storekeepers and DocksFerriesare
season or to play regular ball t assigned who qualify in their various
with Charlotte, N. C. He chose I .J"j to the events as a first, second or third American and Officers lea- deadlocked for the coveted an'lII\'
fourth in the N. L.
place now
'
have been making unmistak-
Avia-
his club in bat- Marine class swimmer. gues
the latter, leading
one must fall to the wayside before1
I Miketinac tion Detach- able noises. They are uttering the
Individuals to the
ting.When baseball booms again, one I ment. Chief Ted Czech is in pool during the may hours come of 1030 and old pennant roar in the home July 13.

of the games new stars is sure charge of a platoon at the Recruit 1600 Mondays through Friday and stretch. N. L. Standings
A & R is in front of the .
in the physical training de- Today W I."t.
are
to be Eddie Lyons as at 1030 on Saturday. N. L., Ship's Company is ahead of A.t R . .. . . . n o l.o.evrlt7.
center ,and Lieutenants junior A first class swimmer must be .. .. ... .. .. .... .. .n i ..tmO :
The 17 S. Navy light grade Jim Brutz and John Janus- the A. L., and Operations is pacingthe .t G . ... . .. ,... .II C 8Hxtorek ,
.school at Del Monte, California, partment. Of the others, Chief able to swim a quarter of a mile, Officers loop, but before the ....pfri . .... .. g 4 .861
a second class, an eighth of a contestants cross the finish line in Doeka-Ferriee .... ... .. 10 8 .W7TBJ
the first to announce football Specialist Mike Miketinac, who mile and a third class, at least >' .. . .... .... .10 8 .s!..
Acheduhng since Lieut. Comdr. scooped up a fumble and ran 30 a fortnight there may be some T-5 .. .. .. .. ......... 7 9 I ..311
the to in the Clemson fifty yards Life savers must be changes made. There may be some Marine DUbarilnf ...... .. 4 9 .30
Frank \\ickhorst said pre- yards score able to perform a 75 foot Cross slips betwixt now and July 13 VOVCH . .. .. .. .. :S II ,1M
flljChters would play, has booked game, left most recently. A 215- Chest Carry. They must be able Main DUptaiarjr ... .. ...1 13 .011
Stanford for Oct. 9 In Palo Alto, pound guard, Big Mike had been a In fact, unbeaten A & R maybe Air Wing . ... .. 1 13 .063
to swim 75: feet under water and
knocked out of the exalted
U. ('. I* A. for Nov. 6 at Los little All American at St. Nor.bert' be able to break front or back spotIn Ship's Company is enjoying a
the N. L. this afternoon whenIt
Angeles and U. of California for college and later played with strangle holds. In addition, they game-and-a-half margin over
strife with
in
Nov. 27 at Berkeley. Other the Green Bay Packers and the must be able to swim fifty yardsat mingles VPB2 Ship's Store Ashore in the A. L.,
which has lost all
game likely to be scheduled by Station. least using the breast, side, and that only one game but the spurting SSA ball club can
season incidentally, was
the Navyators are St. Mary'spreflight whittle the lead down to the nub
back and free strokes.
Only
TIPSCatcher style 8-0 loss to A & R June 1.
an on
Santa Clara, San WING Bill class swimmers when the teams clash July 7,
first
are eligibleto
:Francisco university and the Rgs, who has graduated from qualify for life guard A & R has won 14 games in a Ship's Co. also has a tough en-
while VPB2 has
College of the Pacific. the Cooks and Bakers school, ..ji__ _____ row record of 14 compiled a counter with the third place Ma-
will leave the ball club this week "** glittering wins and rine Guarders on July 12.
Competition for the Command for sea duty Bob Vlckery N01ICK one lone defeat. VPB2 can wrest Ship's Store Ashore put on a
ant's Cup enters a new phase this ace of the Flier's pitching staff, I Naval personnel complaining of the lead away from the A & R strong spurt last week and rattled
week when qualification Swimming I Is about to marry a girl from his delays in regard to mall deliv- crew by producing a victory today. off three quick wins to menace the
joins Softball and baseballas home town, Philadelphia. "She's ery are requested to keep the envelope A & R, in turn, can put the leader's position. Parachute Loft

athletic activities through I wonderful," says VIck Specialist or in the case of a parcel title on refrigeration by repulsing maintains a full game advantage "'J
which departments and units on Jack Cummins did more retain the wrapping, submitting it VPB2's challenge.The over Personnel for fourth place.

the,,station can attain points leading I than hit golf balls when he wa with a statement in writing to the flag races are all close and Personnel ,must close the gap up

possession of .the ..trophy.L Continued es pate lena Mail Officer. Interest is manifest in the,Shaugh-" .' ,Continued .. pate, ttYf}
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Navy Men Swim By Lieut. Tim Carey N. A. O. T. C.Roundup Naval Personnel Sailor{ Beware; !


pREAKINQ rRONT yT Warned AgainstTaxi / Keep Your( Shirt I

A Column Of News ProfiteersNaval
; A Series of Articles Expos- (

cx9- = And Comment From personnel are warned that ing' Crooked Promoters

Other Stations taxi drivers have been overcharg Ic
Who Be
: t ing for transportation from Jack May Operatingin

sonville to the Station. The authorized Jacksonville

r i Or Comdr. Anderson Takes Over I fare from downtown
NAS, Melbourne, Fla.-Comdr. Jacksonville to the Station is $2.00

William D. Anderson, UCN, assumed for the trip regardless of the number EDITOR'S NOTE.-This Is the

. command of the :Melbourne of passengers, which means ninth in a series of articles
Station at ceremonies staged here five persons can ride for the same written by the Better Business

recently. He succeeds Comdr. fare as one.Personnel. Division of the Jacksonville

Charles W. Crawford. A grad- are notified to reportto Chamber of Commerce for the

: uate of the Naval Academy in the Marine Sergeant at the Information officers and enlisted men of this

1923, Comdr. Anderson has serv- Desk at the Main Gate Station. Its purpose Is to warn

l ed at sea for the last two years when a driver attempts to over personnel here against the crooked
aboard an aircraft carrier. I charge. When an overcharge is promoters and racketeers

1 Construction of a new athletic made downtown It should be reported that may be operating in Jack-
field is under way. The sports promptly by telephone to sonville. So read this and sub

layout will be located in the rear 2-7711, Extension 462, giving the sequent articles carefully and

DREAKN6; ItEPn 9T0.AN6LCe of the BOQ.Anecdotes Taxi's license number. beware

_e Irish Lace Peddlers have been

NAS, Miami, Fla.-Just for a gyping the public for years. One
laff the Skywriter, Station publication Up The Ladder of the oldest and most profitable
tells about the sailor who peddling rackets finds new victims
entered the bar optimistically and daily throughout the years. It la
left misty optically and the Advancements In RatingsAt based on the almost universal desire -

one about a sign on a slot machine NAS Jacksonville of women to own genuine Irish
to-wit: "In case of an air Lace and other exquisite linens.
raid crawl under this machineit's Bluejackets are vulnerable to this

never been hit." Following is a partial list of racket because they may be approached -
Jacksonville Naval Air Station en- to buy gifts to send back

Adopt NAGS Insignia listed personnel advanced in rat home.

NAGS, Hollywood, Fla.-Comdr. ing, as indicated, effective June 1. Usually, someone poorly dressed
I Maxwell F. Leslie, commanding of. (Additional names will be pub- and speaking a "brogue", hands
fleer, has approved "The Flying lished next week) : you a story of hardship since com-

Turret" as insignia for the Gun- To PhM2c-Ollen A. Clay, Mark A. ing to America. Their tale may
nery School. Phil Bower, staff: Reid, Richard L. Riser John F. Serrot, involve the hardships of "me ould
,
SELF DEFENSE. IN THE,WATER. artist of the Muzzle-Blast, createdthe Troy Jr., Maurice a no. Benjamin T. Thompson F. We, twood Benedict, Jr.V. the mither back in of Ireland" during
insignia To PhM3c-George D. Aycock, Leslie pressures this war. She
-, One of the Navigation cadets reports J. Betln er, Rudolph Black Malcolm shows a tablecloth which she declares -
P. James Au. Calnan, was made bv her old grandmother .
their Is Bogs: ;
A drowning person will grasp for anything above water. The most dangerous that training so William B (, George j. Contos; ,
place he ran grasp: another person Is about the head. tough-he bent down to pick up Martin V. Dal neault, Fred Davis, Anthony in Ireland and which she
Approach a foundering shipmate warily on the surface (Article no. 8). It he his pencil, and missed a whole year E. Greska. Watson P. Johnson, has been treasuring without using
grabs and you do not know to break: the hold, ;you will not be of any help Edward M. Kavanaugh. William H. so that It might be handed downto
of math.
to him nor yourself. Muth III, Arthur G. Remnet, Jr., Ben-
Sieaklox strangle holds Is primarily a self defense maneuver. But If the Lt. J. M. Rowland, a poineer in jamin J. Rothschild. her children. But, now she is
break Is executed quickly and correctly both victim stand a better pro football and former boxing instructor To PhoMlc-Alfred E. Ryan. forced to part with it to buy
chance for survival. Don't become panic; t ceinn struggle to stay above is To PhoM2c-Joseph A. Caudle Harry food for her large family, etc.
water. A few minutes of this and the resulting gulps of salt water would have at NAB, Key West, Ai.a Francis J. Dolron, Davis -
rreYRo The
you In a serious condition. now riding master here. \V. Schwomeyer. inexperienced buyer is easily
In all breaks it Is advisable to drop under water; this causes victim to To QM2c-Jesse Joseph Glasser. convinced that it is a bargain at
loosen his aa.OlgHnFne\fin grabs by straight-arming nnteu I your head. War Bond Queen To M3o-David R. O'Donnell, Frank the price quoted usually from $25:
There cases of men by punches however T. Scott.
many times 'this Is lneffectl\e. The following breaks are based; on NAS, Vero Beach, Fla.-A novel To RMlc-Al\in D. Bruce William to $50. Often a final despairingcut
application of leverage resulting In a quick release and ending with control of plan for stimulating interest in J. Winters. in price by the "poor" old .
the e In a rescue carry to safety To RM2c-Thurston A. Alexander. I woman moves the buyer to part .
Bond has been
STRANGLE: War purchases James E. Bailey, James F. Banks, John
VRQNT BREAK: (Figure A) Place hands on vicum-s hips with his Later however
.
money.
thumbs to the Inside Duck and Push. Duck your head. Hunch shoulders inaugurated here. J. Belkowskl. ,
.,'. .upland, extend arms forcibly retaining grip on hips. SpIn victim. Slide one It's a contest to crown a Station To RMJc-Mollle E. Collins Belle he finds to his chagrin, that the
.,|haad 1IP his back over his shoulders to chin. Grip to level him off on surface, War Bond Duncan, Audrey N. Prlntup, Helen I L. I tablecloth could have been purchased
,;Uien proceed with rescue (Article 8.) queen.Purchasers Rice Beatrice P. Salld, Clara M. Snow,
carry. for much less in local stores
r!"JACK STRANGLE BREAK: (Figure B) GrIp vlctlm'l elbow (under elbowpreferredbut may cast 25 votes Therese L. Staudt.
essential.) Elbow Up! the elbow up. Pull for their favorite girl with every To RT2c-Louis Balog -that there are many cheap imi-
dowa and OC'I the rlslwIt your chin d; vS\o: \ your shoulders and $25 War Bond bought. The cam To SIc-Raymond A. Andresen. Joseph tations of Irish Lace. It has been
-, back out under victim's elevated elbow. You will be- Andrews. Jr.. Ellsworth A. Apple-
.. In back of your victim known that these peddlers sometimes
paign will be climaxed with a big by, Stephen Baranowskl. Kenton T.
(holding his wrist and elbow in a Hammer Lock poslUon. Cast loose either hand
ta.reach up over victim's shoulder for chin /grip to level him off for rescue carry. dance and the Queen will be Bartirls, Sidney:!: C. Beach. Samuel D. buy their stock from dime
'Mil about the In Bunch, Fred G. Chrlstenbury, Ralph stores, or from a wholesaler
: legs are wrapped body any strangle hold an effective break crowned. F. mer-
ris to twist the Jag against the knee joint (arms usually cast off first) Graspvictim's ald Christopher H. Cottlc. ,William Reginald A. Climes.Couey. Don-Den- chandise that is nothing but cheap
ankle and pull up. Force own at the knee joint with otherhand.. ver D. Cunningham. Albert cotton machine embroidered.
If victim grabs your wrist, an effective defensive break Is a foot shoved Damlen
against his upper chest. A rescue method reach across with free hand to Yard Joseph Edward S.M.Deeney.Dluzeikl.James William M. '1'Demos. Dodd. : Remember, that when you have
grasp victim's far side wrist breaking one hand free. Retain grip on his wrist. Dept. Jr.. John J. Dorrlen. Noel Ducharme,, been victimized by peddlers of
Now bring up foot to chest of victim and force his retaining grip free. Pull Vernon L. Edens, Charles S. Edwards, lace, furs, rugs, etc., it Is too late
up across and out on victim's wrist spinning his back to you. Reach over John R. Folio, George C. Forsythc,
off carry. News James G. -the peddler has gone-and BO
5'b OOTIBECO IEIPANICcTSRICKENlevel{ GnRASPED Goff. Kenneth L; Grant has
TAKE A GOOD James D. Graves Alfred Green Edwin your money."INVESTIGATE.
BREATH AND HOLD IT. (PRACTICE) __nm C. Greene. Walter F. Hackett, BEFORE 'YOUINVEST"
Samuel L. Hall. Clifton H. Hallman,
Chief MURPHY'S Tag Office I Sidney L. Halstead. Wallace M. Hess,
WAVES Begin. PlayIn A and Rvs VPB numbers its members a Loyd "C" Holcomb James B. Horn- VSL
among I Ing, Jr., Amen Johns, Mary E. Johnson -
Softball TonightOne In Title Game Today new WAVE, "Lulu" HAMMOND, John W. Jordan Joseph F. Kee-
Y3c; a Ylc who is also quite a I vine King,. Gust'lf: 1ft rStor", James J.: Lee Chaplain Gets
Robert J.
two strikes and a homer Is Continued frvnt page three musician, Charles VESSELLA; Know] *, Richard M. Knuckey. Donald
the way the WAVES play in (he in the stretch, or else! and an AOMlc, Maynard "Fat J. Koelbl I Stanley J. Kostka, Clyde G.
first round of the preliminary soft- A. L, boy" LIND. Lamb Francis W. Lavlnlo I Harold G.: Duty Overseas v
StandingsW Lou, William N. Lowder. Arthur H. ,
ball tournament, according to reports I Ttt. Chief GARLAND'S Yard Officeis Lowe Jr., John W. Marlow. Robert
from Ensign Katherine M. Skip's Company . ..... .14 1 .983 made to function more smoothly A. McAleer. William C. McCarron. Harold
Ships Store Aibere .. ... .14 4 .738 Lt. Mark DetachedTo
G. McDade.. Archie Ferges
Rahl Athletic-Welfare Officer of because of the of L. B. F. McFadyen,
Marine Guard .. ...... ...11 1 .8.7 presence Jr.. Hugh McLachlay. Jr.. I T.
the WAVES. Paraehate IAn ...........I' 6 .623 CANNELL, Ylc. Meehan. June F. Miller John Philip W.: Murray Join Unit Of Sea Bees
The major softball tournament Pcrionnel . ........... 8 1 .671 Norris Neft, James G. Nelson-, ;
Cooks-Bakers .. ...... .. 8 S .471 Proud Papa
Fred W, Parson, Leo J,
is scheduled to begin in a few Bo.&lIo.lIe ............. S S .471 J. K. RIFFEL, EM2c, sluggingfirst Jr.. Ernest G. Pearson William Pasqulnelll R, Veteran From Navy Ranks
days following the completion of Seaman Gaard ........... S 7 .461 baseman for the Boathouse Pritchartl Jr., Will W. Quinn An-
the first round of practice games. Naval Hospital" ::::::::::: 8 10 .444 announced thony V. Ramon, Henry S. Reed. Iris Lieutenant Mark
Personnel B ... S 8 .273 Softball Club, proudly L. Robblns. Steve E. St 171Ck Glenn Ferges, Protes
After the round robin tournamentthe VM Hanrar S 1C .200 last Monday that he was the father W. Stone. Harry S. Stout. Charles H tant chaplain at Lee Field since
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consolation-elimination finals PhoU L 1 15 .000 Swain Pete J. Tagllarlnl. Richard 19 1943
of a baby girl. Mother, child lr February was detached
will decide the champion team. Operations' grip on the No. 1 V. Benjamin P. Trammell.! from there
and father are doing well. duty Friday to join a
I Thomas J. Troncone, Thomas S. Tuck:
Scheduled for the major berth in the Officers circuit is
umpires as Top": HERRLEIN! CMM, foster. er, Alton H. Williams Paul K. Wilson. Sea Bee unit for overseas duty.
tournament will be Ensigns Rahl, uncertain as a snake on a rock or
father Of half a dozen orphan kIttens Sea duty will not be new to the
Elizabeth Mansfield and Ruth i a red-headed woman. With Lee Is having his troubles. It popular chaplain as he previously

Lriindvall and Sp. Shiley. chucking the cantaloupe, VPB2 seems that a few weeks after adop- A & R Softball Loop served in the Navy from 1917 to

Two Cups For Award I OTU2 subdued Operations this tion, with "Pop's" parental guid- 1921 He was an enlisted man
Two cups, one for the round week, 5 to 2, thereby pruning Op's dance, which includes feeding the Laurels Captured By then and rose from apprentice sea-

robin and one for the consolation- lead to one scant game.VPB20TU2 kittens fresh fish and milk, the man to chief carpenter's mate before -
Metal Machine
elimination will be presented the I and VPB2-OTU1 orphans turn out to be playful and 26 returning to civilian life to

winners. are knotted in second place, behind very admirable-so much so that Metal Machines 26 walked off continue his formal education.
Of the teams which have playedto Operations The Ops, who have two have mysteriously disap- with high honors for the first half He studied for three ;years at

date tho WAVES from the hospital successfully buffeted all previous I. peared.W. of the season in the A & R soft- Ttilanc University and receivedan

unit have shown the most storms, face rough sledding in the W. LONG, BM2c, dodged the ball leagues. A. B. degree from Union University -

outstanding playing. They have final sprint for they must meet Jacksonville girls and tied the I That is, No. 26 took the laurels in Jackson, Mississippi. He
displayed: good team work from three dangerous foes 'ere the seaSon knot with a girl from his home after beating Metal Machines "B" also holds a Master of Theology

all members of the team. I ends-A & R on July 6, VPB2- state-North Carolina. in the best two out of three game degree from the Baptist Seminary
Teams are organized from the OTU1 on July 0 and T-5 on July O. R. ELLIS Chief Bos'n Mate, playoffs.No. In New Orleans and a Master of
vaHous working units of the 14. Missionary training degree from
deserves recognition for the effi-
26 finished first
in the
WAVES.One .
of the most important T-5: has a slippery hold on fourth cient manner in which he disposes standings of the Western A & R the Baptist Seminary in Louisville,
with A & R hot on their of the rituals at Captain's -
place, necessary league white the "B" club Ky.His
games of this first series will be was topsin first pastorate was at the
to advance If Mast.
heels and ready they
Thursday at 6:30:: p.m. when the falter momentarily. "HORRORS OF WAR" C. L. the Eastern A & R loop. Baptist Church in Newbern, Tenn.
WAVES officers team meet the Luciew Is Star
He left his ministerial duties at
MILLER, Sea2c Fire Dept., a
enlisted girls. Officers Standings bridegroom of 5 days, draws :5 In the three game series, No. 26 the: Merton Avenue Baptist Churchin
won the opener by 10 to 1, lost Memphis Tenn. to enter
-- \\ 1. Ttt. days restriction for being over lib the
Operation .... .. .. .. .. 13: 3 .*00 "Tsk Tsk." the second start by 4 to 3 and Naval Service on November 6,
The Vrirt-tlTCl ............. .10 3 j60; erty. copped the deciding scrap by 9 to 1942.
Runway
\'M'llj-OTt:: ..... ........ .10 .':69 --'-j3i. __an-i-jn-M 7. "Ace" o ,
I T-5: . . ............. .I 9 4 .1.93 Luciew pitched all three I -
t'outlnurri front page all : A IIe .. .... .......... 8 5 .15 New CPO Club Cards tilts for Chief "Slick" Sellers' No.
pro at Shawnee on the Dela Intt-lIiK/'nl'e ............. II 6 I .:\\00 Present membership cards to the 26 outfit. The Smoking Lamp *
Natal Hospital .......... 7 7 ..BOOMipplv
ware. At a club party one night. JJI"IH'I1f1ary . ........ II II .429 Chief Petty Officers' club expire The second half of the lesson; :
the "Thrush" of the physical I \Cn CS , . :...... 8 1ft .370: July 2, 1943. New cards must be opens today with eight teams entered Continued From Pare Five
training department rendered commissary. .... 4* 10'I ,,2HPublic .28CNAorC obtained at the club not later than in the A & R league. The "birds" for the boys; to shoot at.

"Blue Side,," while! Fred War- I ; Works' : : : : : :: ::::: 2 10 .Ib7 this date. loop is made up ot.the tbp four "Jutt yell pull," the officer explained -

Ing's hand (l''supplied the music I IJJ teams from the Eastern loop and .
Dutch Stanley, end coach of the I gram there. Catcher Pat Col- Curtail GuestsNo the top four teams from the One of the boys picked up his
Duke University football gan, of the Fliers, was married Western loop. gun and bringing It up to bis
S who has been team'j while on leave Andy Philip, guests, other than official shoulder cried, "Yell pull."
Jacksonville hopes the Blue outstanding basketball player in guests, will be permitted for breakfast -fire- '-it '

ils will be able to field a DeV-1 the nation with Illinois' "Whiz or noon meals at any officers' "Yon may when ready, 'TIck oat the"biggest one and
team this season With the Kids" last season, has reported to I mess on this station. This station Grldloy.!'-Admiral George Dewey fire."-Captain Edward J. "Mike"

Notre Dame for V12 training order became effective June 21. -1898. Moran, U.S.S. Botoe-1942.




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: xec" Is I Named Decorated Again Annapolis Grads Honors Wife Insurance Sales ;



9 i For Lee Field; All In Florida; Total $1,690,000 S



f I First Since '41 Four Groups HereFirst InlO-DayPeriod 1



;, Lieut. Comdr. SidenbergTakes Contingent Leaves Government Insurance .. t,

-f; Over Duties As Gunnery School After Campaign On Station

:, Executive Officer Fortnight of StudyThe Meets With SuccessThe

I i i Lieut. Commander George ){. $ first group of Annapolis second government insure
Sidenberg, Jr., USNR, has been graduate officers has completed its ance campaign staged on this Sta
; named executive officer of the Nat two week gunnery course the second tion resulted In the purchase of
val Auxiliary Air Station at Lee "installment" of Naval Academy policies amounting' $1,690.000.
L Field taking over his new duties officers arrived last weekendand Lieut. J. F. Hackney, USNR, and !
t on Thursday of last week. is currently encamped at the i Lieut. (Jg) W. R. Weaver, USNR.
He is Lee Field's first executive 1 Naval Air Gunnery School near I : Sixth Naval District Insurance officers

,. ). officer,'.n.. since,___.. Lieut._ Comdr. here. conducted the campaign !
K. C. Huffman was transferred a All told, 749 Naval Academy officers from June 18 through the' 26th lu
.4 few days following the commissioning L4fl are now studying various co-operation with Lieut. J. P. Morris

\ of the field in March, 1941. .' phases of Naval aviation in Flor USNR, the Station Insurance
Lieut. Comdr. Sidenberg has : Officer.
been serving at the Naval Air Ida.The first group of 379 newly USNTS, with Recruit Center -
Station since x commissioned men completed the Platoon 134 showing the way, topped "
April 15, 1941. First leg of their Indoctrination at the Station with 59 applicaflBttons
He was first attached Lieut.' Commander' William O. Yellow Water where they under- and a total insurance pur*
I to the Burch, Jr., stationed at Lee Field, went a "lesson-a-minute" course in chase of $540,000. Other applica
aviation cadet talks: over the radio ph.ne from aerial gunnery. The first contingent tions follow: VTB-OTU2 (83 applications -
regiment as officer the cockpit of his plane. He was of Annapolis Ensigns and Second ) $532.500; VPB2-No. 2
it4 in charge recently awarded a Gold Star in Lieutenants, who arrived June a t ((72 applications) $435,500; VPB2-
of the third I lieu' of a second Navy Cross for 14, have now moved on to new P No. 1 ( H applications) $91,000;
batallion. He later valoroiw action a* squadron commander fields of instruction in Naval av and A.D.U. (15 applications) $91-

went to the In an attack against the ation. 000.The
NATTC as assistant Japanese at Salamaua and Lae In Filling their places at the gun Sixth District officers visit
'' personnel :March of 1943. A graduate of the nery school seven companies, of; ed Jacksonville earlier 'this year
officer In Natal Academy In 1927. Lieut. about 54 officers each, who arrivedIn s and sold policies totalling $1,611,41> .

October, 1942 omdr.. Burch won hh wings at Jacksonville June 28, are now 500.
he was promot'Sidenberg Vnacola In 1930. He Is a nativeof well underway in their gunnery The officers stressed the Importance "
ed to personnel Paducah, Ky. lessons. : of all Naval personnel applying -
officer and has held that position' ._ The companies are under the for the maximum allowed '
until taking over his new execu- I -- command of Ensign R. E. Adams, A! *T ($10,000 per person) without delay -

tive duties at Lee Field. I Such Jr., of Co. 8; Ensign T. J. Christ- ,. in order to qualify for the insurance
Mr. Sidenberg is in the unique PopularityMust man, of Co. 9; Ensign W. E. Gas- under the current amendment .
position of being a Naval officer ner of Co. 10; Ensign E. J. Isaac, to the Insurance Act which
with Army WInga. During World I Be DeservedWAVES Jr., of Co. 11; Ensign J. D. Plan- : eliminates the necessity for a medical -
War I, he interrupted a promising ; Chan, of Co. 12; Ensign C. P. Roz- examination regardless of the
football career at Yale Universityto er, of Co. 13; and Ensign D. A length of service of the applicant.
enter the Army Air Corps, win- Webster, of Co. 14, all company Personnel who have been re
ning: his wings at Kelly Field San Receive Many Bids I commanders with this second .:. jected on a prior application were
Antonio Texas. He returned to To Picnics and Parties group. : strongly urged to take advantageof
;Yale after the war to completehis ; I Group one has split up into four !Three and a half years ago Lieut. this amendment which will expire
education and became a regular Social Committee FormedThe 'classes for their next training 'James C. McCoy top photo, then at midnight August 10, 1>45.
guard on the varsity football course. Companies one, three, chief pilot for the third Admiral After this date medical examination

squad. WAVES on this station receive four and six which are under com- Richard E. Byrd expedition, discovered will be required again If the
History: would seem to be repeating many invitations, throughthe pany commanders, Ensign D. M. a mountain peak near the applicant has been on active ser
Itself in the Sidenberg Pole which he named in vice over 120 days.
menageas South
welfare department, to parti- Brown, Ensign M. I. Glad, EnsignR.
his son, George M. Sidenberg, cipate in dances, beach parties, L J. Long, and Ensign L H. honor of his wife, Mrs Alma McCoy -VJi--- -- '
III, has just completed his first picnics, to entertain for Army Sugg respectively, are quartered In lower photo, the former Miss 21 Couples Married On" '
year at Yale University and now units and Naval bases and USO building 710 on the Main Station: Alma Gay of Raleigh N. C Last
leaves it to enter Naval aviation centers in Jacksonville, but they I Company seven has been assigned week the State Department announced Station in Past Week

cadet flight training.An cannot accept many of these in to Ft. Lauderdale; companyfive the mountain officially Twenty-one marriages were Pe '
avid air enthusiast, Lieut. vitations. The decision about the is at Lee Field and companytwo called "Mt. Alma McCoy". LJeut. formed on this station last wee .,
Comdr. Sidenberg owned and flew number of invitations to accept is is stationed at Cecil Field McCoy, now attached to the Aviation from June 19 through June 26.!'
his own planes before entering the where they will be Indoctrinatedto Training Detachment on this
made by the social committee of The largest number of weddingswas
Naval Service. At Lee Field he enlisted WAVES who meet free fighter or torpedo bomber tech Station has been In Naval service performed on Saturday, June
will act as executive officer to quently to discuss the "overall"picture niques. I 23 years, 17 of them as a flier.
Commander Charles G. Shone, __ 26.The:
of participation of the weaamgs were:
commanding officer. WAVES.The June 19 Irving Joseph Housh ,
u JL '
social committee is composed No Fireworks and Veronica Gertrude Wllk; John I
Commercial BulletinFor of Leona Libby Kine;, SK3c as I' Joseph Hanzel and Elsie Goodwin.
chairman, and Helen Gardner, Y3c, Y June 20-Norris Hanley Sabean'
Rent Norma Pendleton, Y3c, Mildred But and Helen Freedyma. June 21- '
Banach Y3c Lorraina Jenkins, AplentyFun William C. Lee and Frances B.
Bedroom with adjoining bath. 3350 S2c Madeline Hillman Sp "T" 3c. I Prather. June 22-Earl P. Yates

fine Street. private 2.2191 home with l private Katherine Bang. Sp "T" 3c, and 4th t VE and Lucy Ann Welch. June 23-
band;. San Jose Blvd. 9-4798. Jeanette Lidell, Y3c. on Spy Robert B. Brown and Jean A. Robinson I

Bedroom t'tlon. 2.668'J.Double next. .to bath In Riverside This committee attempts to accept -I ; Donald R. Gregory and Eva i

bedroom with twin beds In on the average of one invitation This may be a quiet July 4th '' Lou Woodworth.
pi-Hate home, 1306 Greenrldge Road. a week so as to space the due to the lack of fireworks butit 1 I'll' June 24-Bennett Stump and I
9-2872.torner 'bedroom In private home activities in such a manner that need not be a dull or dreary :Mary Elizabeth Garrett; Thomas
16'JX Simlnole: Road 20436. the WAVES will not be overloadedwith weekend for those who care to Nooney, jr. and Jeannette Schafer.
Bedroom In private home, 4283 Baltic extra curricular activities.Two take advantage of the special entertainments By Edith Brlnkworth, YSc June 25 Keith Murphy and Josephine
Street. 22089. officers the girlson Mramor. June 26-Emerson
accompany planned for celebration
Uedioom and living room 4188 LexJnzton -
Avenue, 2-376T. each outside activity. of America's 167th year of The WAVES on this station are Gordon Hannson and Marianna
Bedroom with twin bed and two This program works under the Independence.The joining WAVES throughout this Ursula Spangler; Pent! O. Hill and
Clowts, 4132 Marquette Street. 2-3449. of KatherineRahl in the celebration of their Pricllla M. David Edward
Three rtnible bedroom: *, 4531 Park guidance Ensign Ship's Dance, at the Main country: Young;
Street, 2-2531. of the Physical Training and Station Recreation Hall, will be first anniversary this month. Theyare Wexler and Eleanor Grace Ter-
For Sale Welfare department, who in turn bigger and better than ever. Last proud to play an active partin rault; Lawrence Budnick and
works under the general supervision Saturday's visitation of eighty the war effort and looking back Shirley Ann Riopelle; Anthony SiU
2-1214 1424 Pontiac "Jalopy"-$6O. Call of Comdr. James W. Mahan, girls from Jacksonville will at over the record established by the vania and Grace Nicoletto; Howard .

Coekar Spaniel Pup ea hi Ark-' Df"d I-" welfare oficer.I least be_rep ated--if. not enlarged WAVES they may be justly proud T. Mason and Suzanne Briggs: ; j
creed; Champion My Own Bucle blood : of their J. Hillman and Juanita ,
I --- T i----- upon. Special entertainment and work. Harry jr.,
41t.l9 lines: Astral Call Street.I.t. James G. Cross 2-2085.j music is being planned: by the One of the highlights of the Toung; James C. Bower and Elsie
One Black Cocker Spaniel female.I Personnel LivingOff WAVES from the Medical Depart- week's activities was the WAVES I H. Pulkin; John H. Yankee and
Registered!:J7. pedigree. $20. Extension ment and Dispensary who are attendance at the 66th Infantry's I ,(Anna E. Heckart; Gordon J.
2-1* celebration at Camp Blanding Sunday I and Barbara Ann EnnU
planning this week's dance.In Henry ;
Bassinet ($2.50)) Pen ($5) and I
ler ($2.50):; Extension 2-1697. Station Will downtown Jacksonville, oppo- evening. Fifty girls, upon invitation Richard H. Ryder and Patricia
Passengers Wanted StrOI'1 site the USO and the Jackson of the 66th Infantry were Tulp.
ville Recreation offices special guests at the beauty pageant -- ______te sSfc(---
Driving to San Diego 30 June : Department '
Get Ration Book 3 and
and celebration report
and hive room for Call at 311 West Duval Street, Births
sir. E. S. Rawdliu. Mayflower Hotel j I there will be a gala July 4th Street a most entertaining time. Navy .

companion Wanted, some to Washington one to to, along D. as C.I I Many men and women in the Dance, run by these two agencies.The Although supervised calisthenics At St. Vincent's Hospital Jackmxv
around July 1st. Call Mrs. J. M. Burke I armed cervices, who have obtained dance will commence at 2030 are instructed each morning, the vllle( :
Mrt. R-2710-M. 119 East 2nd Street permission to lire off their as- and last until midnight.A I girls find need of more exerciseand Cook So and Mrs. George A. MrDan-;
lei, a daughter, Sandrea< Jean, Tue-
Jacksonville l signed stations, have been wondering formal dance will be held at are getting it in the form < 22.
Wanted To Buy I I whera they stand regarding the Catholic USO on Ncwnan ''Of softball vhlrh is supervised by l3X dlea Mrs Billy Greene.>. a son,
5a.:Id Edward horn Tues< '+y: June :22.
Llving room furniture. Call Agrrln. the new Ration Book 3. Street from 2030 to 2330 Saturday Ensign Katherine Rahl. This Coxswain and Mrs. Edward: H.
LAnvB"mskr: Gordon Morecroft Florida food evening sponsored by the Catholic tournament has aroused a great ;recn, a son. Edward Donald, born
automobile between $200 rationing officer for the Office of Professional Women's Club. Th I deal of interest and the WAVESare uesday. June 22.Pharmaclst's .
and S.VX: ). Call extension 8-435. Ensign '
Mate le and Mrs K 1-
Price Administration has at 1400 participating regularly in
,luge*. answer following; day beginning ward McGlnnls, a son. Michael iM-
-- ed their anxious question-copies this USO will offer the regular games several times a week. The word, born Tuesday June 23
'I ol the new ration book will be issued Sunday recreation program endingin enlisted WAVES are hoping to I Chief Steward;; (USCGl and Mrs. Myron -
PFC Krisrophls Is High A. Green, a daughter, Ullzubelhnn. ::
to service personnel entitledto an informal dance Sunday eve- how the WAVES officers a good I born Tuesday, June :22.
Honor Student them through their commanding ning. time in their game Thursday.: No i Storekeeper 3o and Mrs. David
Gunnery oliicers. Other United Service Organizations matter what the outcome of the Ogden' a son David Michael, burn A
Private first class M. J. Kris- I "All service men and women in town and at the Beach are games may be everyone is tired 'hurs'lay June 24. ',
toph USMC won the highest of who live off their post or station planning for weekend treats. but happy as the tilts are played a Musician lion Garry le Eugene and: Mrs.born Robert Thursday Meyer: ..
the high honors bestowed upon and therefore do not eat at regu- There will be plenty to see and do merely for fun and recreation. June 24.Metalsmlth.
Company 39 at graduation ceremonies larly-tstablished service messes for those who wish to find It. WAVES have moved from 3c and Mrs. Kenneth 1;
Cleren. daughter Blanche Elaine,
: at the Naval Air Gunners will be entitled to the new ration Don't just sit around snappingyour : Building 713 to 714.-the moving born Thursday.a June 24.
School near this Station. books:: to use for their food pure fingers in the absence of firecrackers laving taken place Monday and AMM2c and Mrs. Lehman Davis a
Krlstoph: posted a grade of 3.65 chases" Morecrolt stat,d. the girls are now very pleasantly daughter, Mattie Jane born KrMay.
June 25.Ensign.
for the Intensive four week ground Full\ details have not yet been ._ satisfied with
--- --- settled. They're very I and Mrs. Murdork R. Mao
gunnery course. worked out. but one thing is certain Children's MatineeAll their "new home" and hope this I [.cod C a daughter, born Sunday.: June;
Listed below are the ten high = -:service men and women entitled move is the last. 27. .
:Men of the class: children of Naval personnel --
books will them.
to ration get
M. J. Krlatopli. PFC. 3.65; N. -- --. -_ .- : -- are invited to attend the children's A hll)'" service for the llfy[ shopping matter .
T.. Phillips PFC, 3.56; H. E. Sear- RawllnR'9. ARM3c :3.41; R. C. Hub- matinee Saturday at 1430 in the \V A\)0:8 will soon be set HJ in And spenk .lg of shopping you
lea, Corp, ::.51; P. G. Nicora, PFC bell, Corp, 3.43::; V. E. Trask, U. S. Naval Hospital Auditorium.Rio the Regimental Headquarter, girls who are shopping for husbands -
3.48; W. D. Moore PFC, 3.46; G. ARM3c, 3.43: ; F. I.. Gillen, Pvt., Rita, with Abbott and Costello, lullilln<, 720. rihU U" good new should be careful not toshop
to all WAVES as this will aim- for one whose wife la nenr.r .
;1''". Zimmerman, TFC, 3.44; V. C. 3.42. la featured this Saturday.: .




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