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VOL. 1, No. 16 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA July 22, 1943



1 6 High Officers Here's New Official Insignia For Station Donald Duck Is


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-- Are PromotedTo 4g4 Fighting Flier




New RanksComdr. JACKS ONVILLE.FLORIDA.HEADQUARTERS vYak a In New InsigniaEmblem



Erdmann Be- Approved By Rear

comes Captain, 5 Oth- # Admiral Cook And Captain
+
ers Go Up To GradeOf c: ;. rt Michael For This StationRear


Commander Admiral A. B. Cook, chiefof
7 $ :<4 NAOT, and Captain S. J. Mi*
Promotion of Commander W. L. aoa chael, Commandant have approved
( J Erdmann, USN. officer in charge the adoption of a new official
of training on the staff of Rear Insignia for the Jacksonville Naval.
:Admiral A B. Cook chief of Air Station.
NAOTC to the rank of Captainwas Donald Duck the Station's mas
disclosed here this week soon cot on the old insignia used in the
after the advancement last week- days when aviation cadets trained
end of five Lieutenant Comman- S here, is still the mascot on the new
ders at this Station and Cecil Field Aa emblem but he's a changed man.
to the grade of Commander. He's a full-fledged fightin' pilot
, Those elevated from Lieutenant Ms now and he wears the cap and
!Commander are: CommandersJohn gown of a graduate operationalflier. :
S. Thach William A. Deam .
and David 1... McDonald of the Donald as he's characterized on
c ,
NAOTC; Stanley C. Strong, oper- the Station insignia, is a belligerent
ations officer here; and Willllam U7 r suly-ter chap with a grim-visage anda
O. Burch, Jr, training officer of bellicose glint in his eye that
the VSBOTU) No 1 Unit at Cecil 4: bodes no good for the Axis. Ma-
Field. chine gun in hand cloaked in the

Captain Erdmann, a veteran of cap and gown of a graduate withan
extensive aviation duty at sea re- \ : ensign's stripe on his shoulder
ceived a commendation from a boards and a vision of Hirohito in
task force commander of the At- his gun-sight, Donald will make
lantic Fleet for his leadership persistence .y his debut on the Station soon. (In
high professional attainments fact he's pictured on this page
and fighting spirit as a commander today.)
of a patrol plane squadronin NAVAL, AIR Yes indeed, Donald has progressed
successful since he first appeared on the
operations against
TRAINING
enemy submarines in the North OPERATIONAL Station insignia clothed only in an
:'Atlantic during the Winter and COMMAND egg-shell Pictured as a blushing
I Spring of 1912 duckling then, he was seated in a
split air-borne egg-shell which typified
A native of Greensburg. Indiana
the Station's student cadetsin
.. and a graduate of the U. S. Naval
aviation training at the time.
:Academy in 1924 he first servedIn The revamped Station insignia

I completed the USS flight California: training and at then the Meet Donald Duel as he's characterized above In the newly Adopted official Station :insignia. The insignia was submittedby today illustrates the change of activity

Naval.Air Station Pensacola, Fla., Robert Fees, AMM3c, Jax Air News staff artist, and was selected by the Naval Air Operational Training Command to here in the past year. As
represent the Station. F...' drawing was forwarded to Walt Disn.y Studios/ where it was altered/ only slightly, copyrighted, headquarters for Naval and Marine
(>OBtiaa Oa F.*. Twe with Ce.tiaeed Oa PK Tw.
and returned here permission to adopt/ it as the Station insignia

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Meet Our Heroes-Lt. Comdr. Ewoldt: First WAVE Mechs, Naval Personnel Instructed



NavigationFeat With Native Metalsmiths Here Not To Pay Taxi Profiteers I



Crew Saved American Flyers Women Complete Arduous O C. Hughes, Jacksonville taxi- $1.50. no matter if there is one or
cab inspector and 1\[. V. Joyner, five passengers. In the event a
Five-Months Course
At president of Thrift and EconomyCab driver demands more refuse to pay.
I )Sy Ensign W. W. Rogers, Jr. commented He and his radioman Naval Training SchoolsThe Companies, have slammed the If a driver refuses to take a load
slept aft and the crew amidships. brakes on unscrupulous drivers by out to the Station unless they pay
Eleven days aa the skipper of a Batting along in a stiff breeze with WAVE "mechs" (AMM3c) instructing Naval personnel to "re- more than the specified $1.50, get
Seven-man Chinese crew on a 43- the engine going, all sails set all and the WAVE Aviation Metal- fuse to pay them excessive rates" his license number and report it to
foot Chinese store-boat and the sheets belayed and only one man smiths are here, at last. Complaints of over-charging by the Cab Company at once."
experiences of that voyage after on top side kept Lieut Comdr. At N.T.S. schools in Norman, cabs transporting Naval personnelto Hughes explained the $1.50 zone
being forced down near Guadal- Oklahoma, WAVES selected on the .. this Station were brought to. includes the Navy bus station at
canal following an attack, is just basis of the score received in apti- the attention of Hughes and Joynerby the corner of Adams and Clay
one of a chain of happenings in tude tests at "boot" camp have : the JAX AIR NEWS. Both men streets. That is, if one passenger
the life of Lieut. Comdr. LeonardE. completed a f ve-months course for have been striving to prevent cab rides to the Station the rate is
Ewoldt holder of the Navy ratings as aviation metalsmiths I drivers from taking the service- $1.50; if two are in the cab it's 75c
Cross for distinguished action in and aviation machinist's mates. I men for a gouging "ride" and each; three 50c each; four, 40c
the Southwest Pacific. These courses are identical to they expressed willingness to con- each; and five 30c each.
Lieut. Comdr Ewoldt, known to those given men, except that tinue their co-operation. Hughes said special rates are ia
Close friends as "Spike", was a n WAVES do not learn jobs required -I "The taxi rate for transporting effect for the zones at the Florida
member of the Yorktown Air for ship duty. A quota of Machinists passengers from downtown Jacksonville Motorlines and Greyhound Bus
Group who were credited with at mates are scheduled to I to the gate of the Naval : Station at Bay and Hogan streets
least eight Japanese: vessels either come from Memphis, Tenn, about Air Station is $1.50 regardless of and the Union railroad station.
Bent to the bottom or seriously July 31.The whether there is one passenger or I These are two dollar zones for one
damaged. Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt's AM striker learns to use an five," Joyner declared. "If a driver or five passengers to the Station
., ''citation sets forth that he rendered oxyacetylene welding outfit to asks for more refuse to pay." -
'''heroic and distinguished service"In forge and braze weld and bend Hughes echoed Joyner's instruction -
I pressing home at least two pipes. She wears the clothes and NATTC Rio Show
highly successful attacks as pilot M uses the tools of her trade; she "A rate of $1.50 has been established -
of a U. S. Navy plane that faced becomes familiar with the various for taking Naval person- Mainside TonightMain
'heavy anti-aircraft fire", during classes of metals used in aircraft. nel from downtown Jacksonville to
111 raids on Tulagl Harbor. At that She learns the nomenclature of the Station" Hughes said. "It's Station personnel will be
time Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt was
airplanes and lighterthanairships. favored with the opportunity of
Communications Officer of Torpedo In a pinch she must be able Radio ProgramsThe seeing the Naval Air Technical
Five. Aids AfacTinlinski to make temporary as well as per- Navy Training Center's crack musical
Wtth his radioman -
Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldtteas manent repairs on radiators pipe following radio programswill extravaganza. "Night In Rio" in
Guadal 1 4 connections, instruments and joints. be broadcast by Jacksonville the auditorium for two shows at
down
canal forced in the earlier near staves of She has to learn the theory of station from the Naval Air 1900 and 2100 tonight. This will
flight Station: take the place of the usual Vic-
in that area. Collecting
fighting The WAVE in training as an Smoker.
tory
a Chinese crew of seven, one of aviation machinist's mate Friday \VJAX ((210021S0)Na'al ) "
"Rio and
oper- ,
singing
a dancing
whom spoke hang Kong Englishand Air Technical Training
ates machine tools manufacturerssmall
to audiences
comedy played capacity
several of the others pidgin Center auditorium, "N
airplane replacements, and a.v y
eleven- Lt. Comdr. Ewoldt In four showings at the training
English, they started an overhauls of various Wings.
engines typesof center Itself
stamping as a
minimum of
Ewoldt with sleep
miles a
day voyage of some 700 aircraft. She aligns and assem- Saturday WMBR (%000.
from San Cristobal to Vila hate, -the helmsman who and himself not being bles aircraft and parts-wings, 2030) Natal Air Technical Train. hit.Hal Abbott and Joe Glennon are
two were soundly
the only
New Hebrides fuselage etc. She too, must Ing Center auditorium, "Swing the luminaries of the comedy
Lacking a chronometer and nau- sleeping know aviation nomenclature and With the Navy."
which has the famed Sugar Loaf
Vanikoro, Santa Cruz Island,
Comdr. At
tical almanac, Lieut.
the theory of flight, as well as TuesdayJHP (2100-2130) Mountain and Rio de Janeiro har.
Ewoldt used only a sextant and a, they obtained repairs and provisions of Naval Air Technical Training
principles engine performance. bor as a background. Abbott'ssinging
to chart the course. "And' and four more days sailing "
compass 'I >a3i H Center auditorium. 'Inge OnrAmerlea' and dancing leave no doubt t,
I ihe bad part about It was that found the tired crew at Vila Ifate. """ with the Command-
Bonds that he star of the stage
these particular seven Chinese. It was here that Lieut Comdr. Buy was a
the world's worst navigators Ewoldt boarded the destroyer After the war the man who has ant's Band. from coast to coast in civilian life.
;
anything were within 45 degrees of the PAUL JONES, and arrived in War Bonds will be the man who'll Wednesday WPDQ (n05.. He also wrote all of the music
course suited them fine", Pearl Harbor within less than aCe get the good job-hell be able to 1730) All Saints Chapel, "Navy and designed the production num- !
Lieut.proper Comdr. Ewoldt smilingly I IU* d On Page Three buy a ticket to where the job Is1! Vespers.." Centlaaed .* page tweX >

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Two AIR NEWS July 22. 1943 !



g Officers I First Musician Awarded Aircrew Insignia ,

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High The .., .. ...,. ....
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Are Promoted ReporterQUESTION r : : ': < <, : \ .


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To New Ranks b yew 11

[ : What do you

plan to do after the war ends?

f Comdr. Erdm nn Be- ANSWERS: '


comes Captain, 5 Others '.{ J. W. VESSELLA, Ylc, Y-l DI- ,
A.
vision: "When the war is over I'll .
i Grade .
Go Up To < probably h. 15 years in -the

Navy. I have eight in it now. So .' .
Of Commander .x' /4Ji" .'
; : "
\ .>::. I'll stay in the Navy. .' .
t' C..tin.cd fr.m pace .De ;":'>: '' '+" CPL. G. C. GOODRO, Marine,

VTB Squadron: "I'm going back i
.' in 1928. : .:: to my old job ad get married. I've

Captain Erdmann served successively .;,.... <. got the girl i'ked: cut already but i iP
i in air units attached to I'm going to wait until after the

i. the USS CINCINNATI, USS NEW ', I war to marry her. I was a ma-
YORK and USS OKLAHOMA un- I chine operator-turret lathe and

til June, 1931. After a two years' boring mill-at Hudson Falls, N. ,
tour of duty at the San Diego, Y., and that's where I'm going." ,

Calif., Naval Air Station, he was MARY GLADYS KYLE, PHM2c, '

assigned in July, 1933, to duty in I ....,.',"", Main Dispensary: "First I'm goingto \i\
r VFl based the USS SARATOGA. ,
on I H sleep. Then I'm going to move ty I
In June, 1935, he was trans- -1\ out on a farm and stay there. Raise \\

ferred to an air unit attached to some cattle. And let the world go
the cruiser LOUISVILLE and in by." I Comdr. R. D. Higgins commanding officer of NATTC, presented the ircrew ;Jn. .

June, 1936, he reported to the Bu- ..,-_.... H. V. ELLIOT SCc Y-6 "Travel signia award! to the following Bluejackets: Alexander p, Vorndran, AMMlc I USN;
:
reau of Aeronautics in Washing- ,' Frederick Albert Sttub John J. Black AOMlc, USN: James C. Carter, AMM2c USN; John A. Harcum
and the world civlllan.That's j
t01'}, D. C.Returning. I I' see as a AMM2c, USN_ James H. Duckett.! AMM2c and Cyril P. Walter. AMM2c USN.
I First Musician no stuff. First I'm going to _
Colorful and popular
to sea in May, 1938, Canada."

squadron Captain Erdmann attached was to in the a patrol USS I end Frederick Marine Albert stud.nt Sttub bends directs et the the Naval Navy JERRY JACOB S2c,-S-7: "I Cuban Air Arm Colors Presented At ,

TEAL. He was detached from Air T.chnical Training Center. If it's. plan to return to my law practicein

that duty in September, 1938, and boxing match, a jamboree, graduationor Palm Beach county (Florida) NATTCen Brigade ReviewAwards
in the reconstruction Auspicious I
served in air units based at Seat- I church formation, First Musician and do my part -

tie, Washington, until January. i Staub, a Navy veteran of nineteen years, "program that will follow this
1941, when he assumed commandof usually may be seen wielding baton or war. decorations and the public of Cuba asserting that Cuba
a patrol wing based at Alameda blowing his favorite piccolo.As ELSIE AM--DER: Y3c X-i : presentation of the colors of the was going all-out in aiding the

Calif. In June. 1911, he was much as Staub enjoys his band work "Get married and live happily ever Cuban Air Arm added flavor anda United Nations in the war effort.
transferred to the Support Force around the training center, he would after." picturesque touch to the brigade ) Those receiving the Purple Heart

and remained on duty in the North much prefer to be at sea. "There's always JOE JACKSON, SKlc, Y-l: "I review and personnel inspection at I were Gunnery Sergeant R. L. Har-
Atlantic until June 1942. something doing in the fleet," Staub haven't celebrated in a long time, I the Naval Air Technical Training mon of the marine aviation detach-

Erdmann holds the said enthusiastically "and I am a sailor I but I intend to really pitch one Center Sunday. ment and W. H. Young Jr., S2c.
I, Captain Defense Service Medal who craves action." When he tells you after this war." I Twelve sailors and two officers Officers and chief petty officers
American j about the ships he's been aboard-Colorado were awarded the Aircrew Insignia who received the Aircrew Insignia
H. A. HELFRICH, ARM2c, I
with
Clasp. Maryland North Carolina, South and a sailor and marine were dec- Award were Ens. John M. O'Brien,
6 Born at Duluth Minn., May 21, Dakota, Texas, Wyoming Arkansas, Trenton won't CNC: celebrate."Wish I knew I don't the know answer.thatthere'll I orated with the order of the Purple |I USN; Harry C. Blackford, radio

r 3905, Commander Strong attended Omaha-you do not wonder that Heart as a result of wounds suf- electrician. USN; W. H. Sandefer
be occasion to cele-
Duluth High School, and was a i, the sea is a part of him. any fered in action against the enemy. ACRM, USN: Merle H. West
brate. I won't have a Job there'sno
graduate of the Naval Academy at I' Staub, only 39 came to the training what conditions; will be Since the U. S. Government has ACCM USN; Noyes E. Guess
telling I
Annapolis in 929. After one yearS center just a year ago after being aboardthe extended an invitation to the Cu- ACOM, USN; William M. Gross,
like and I'm not at all
on a cruiser he took flight train-I' South Dakota His hobbies are baseball ; so sure ban Navy to train men in aviation I ACOM USN; Kermit L. Neal,
Ing at Pensacola in 1930, and fin- and bowling and in the latter he 'I of getting a job. I at the Naval Air Technical Train- ACOM. USN. and Theodore C.

ished in 1931. I has the respectable average of 180. H. STANLEY J. KOSTKA, Sic, ing Center Comdr. R. D. Higgins, Reuscher. ACOM, USN.

He served for three years in is married, has two children and livesin Y-6: "My father owns a restaurant commanding officer, presented the Those receiving the Aircrew In-
China and the Philippines. Then Dewey Park. back home at Boston. I'd like to colors of the Cuban Air Arm to signia were required to have served

he was for two years a flight in-I go back and help him out just Lieut. Comdr. George E. Schade subsequent to December 7, 1941,
i structor at Pensacola before like I did before the war. I brigade commanger. for a total period of three monthsas

Ing the USS Enterprise where he Red Cross Offers na let him take it easy for a wan-I Cuban Consul Julio Embil, sta- regularly assigned- members of

served for four and one half yearsas I while and do the work tioned at Jacksonville, made a the aircrew of a combatant air- I

Squadron and Ship's Officer. He E. F. GOODENOUGH, short speech in behalf of the Re craft.
married the former Miss Lenor Helpful ServicesTo VPB1: "Stay in the Navy." --- --- --

t Durfee of Honolulu.A FREDA BORNSTEIN, AerM3c,
: Donald Duck Becomes Flier
native of Paducah, Ky., Com- T-l : "I plan to continue doing Fightin'

: mander Burch graduated from the Personnel Here what I'm doing-working aerology.If .
I Naval Academy in 1927, and there are any openings of that Continued from page one fledged flyer, aa depicted in the II

earned his wings at Pensacola in sort in airways, and I'm sure there commissioned officers' operational new insignia. .
1930. He was the commander of a Field Director Invites Those I will be, I want to continue in my The idea for the design of the -

scouting squadron in a carrier With Insoluble Problems To work. I'm going to get marriedas training, this Station now sportsthe Station insignia waa originated by,

group in action against enemy soon as .*. can, and not wait fastest and deadliest Navy Robert A. Fees, AMM3c, of Dela-
forces at Tulagi Harbor, and in Pay Visit To His Office until after the war." planes and most skilled instructors ware, Ohio, staff artist for the

the battle of the Coral Sea duringthe GEORGE COE Marine JAX AIR NEWS. Fees submittedhis
The Red Cross Field Office on PVT. Sq. in the world. Before it be-
period of May 4, to May 8, Office 65: : "Go back to my old job design during station-wide com-
1942. I the station has sent out a call to with the MKT railroad at St. came an operational training base petition last month and his carica-
and all Naval and Marine personnel I Jacksonville was dedicated to pri- ture was selected.
Leader of five aggressive Louis. I was a freight checker. I
exceptionally successful dive bombing who have solve problems to the which office theycan't I also plan to get married to my girl, mary flight instruction for avia- Fees' drawing was then forwarded

attacks, the first at Tulagi visit. pay a Virginia Hughes of St. Louis, af- tion cadets fresh from pre-fllght to the Walt Disney Studios
Harbor May 4, and the second on ter the war." which hold a copyright on the ori-
In issuing this statement the schools. I
May 7, when an enemy carrier was ginal Donald Duck. The Disney:
Field Director' also listed some of Many of the earlier cadets who
sunk Commander Burch is the Studios made minor alterations in
holder of the Navy Cross. It was the services that the Red Crossis N A TTC Rio Show first sprouted wings here have won Fees' work and gave the Station
authorized to "erform. Theyare their in action on the world's I
as a scouting squadron commander spurs permission to use it. The official
n' in an attack against the Japanese : Here Tonight battlemap. Vice-Admiral AubreyW. Station insignia bears the distinctive -
at Salamaua and Lae, on 1. Furnish relief to servicemen'sfamilies Fitch, Commander Aircraft, I Walt Disney copyright
March 10, 1942, that Commander in cases of distress. C.atiB.e4 Ir... pace South Pacific, recently cabled as
Admiral Cook plans to have a
of
2. Assist in locating families
Burch performed the valorous deed hers for the show. follows: 12-inch square copy of the new
servicemen.
for which he was rewarded with a : I Joe Glennon, an air station fav- "Operational-trained Navy and Station insignia, in technicolor
.?3. Give helpful advice on wel-
Gold Star in lieu of a second Navy i *fare matters for families of serv- orite, enhanches his popularity asa Marine Corps pilots arriving this framed and placed on the wall in
Cross. icemen. I comedian by his antics and story area are demonstrating a high or- bla office here along with the in-
Commander Deam, during his 4. communication be- telling dressed as the gaucho master der of ability aa combat pilots." signias of other stations in his
career with the Navy, has seen Encourage of ceremonies. Glennon's wit And so it came to pass that command.
'" l service in the Asiatic and Panama tween servicemen and their fam- 'keeps the show going at a fast Donald the Duck grew up with the .-
Canal Zones as well as on the ilies. I pace from curtain to curtain. Station and today he's a full-
It stressed the Field Di-
West Coast. He is married and was by Betty Davis' voice and charm,
rector that those are only a part
ha a a daughter, Kevin. and the beauty and "oomph" con-
A native of Fordyce, Ark., Commander II of the services offered by the Red tained in the entire feminine danc- Photo Lab loses 1 I .

I I' Hhach graduated from the Cross. ing group will thrill the audiences.
in 1927. He qual- I Landmark Chief
Naval Academy Other starring performers are ': "
ified as a naval aviator at Pensa- Post Office Help WantedHave Buddy Balbo and his Bluejacketsband \ At St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville

cola, and in 1935: had command of featuring Rocky Shaffer at I Off To Sea :
had Post Of- Sorey le and Mix. James
you previous Seaman F. Drown
of that drums Don Sebastian at the
the the
largest patrol plane I ,
.
F' fice ? If have, no- a con Johnny Mac. Monday July 12.:
era the U. S. Navy XP2H-1. experience you organ, the dancing WAVE Betty I Chief J. H. Sorey, USN, who has Lt. and Mrs. Edwmd B. Turner, a
On Jan. 15.: 1935: : he made a 25: ; tify the Mail Officer in writing as Gorman and the music of Eloise been much part of the Station daughter, fiends Bennet, Monday,
I to the length of your postal service as a I July 12.
hour from Norfolk
non-stop flight Barnes, boogie-woogie pianist.
and postal duties performed.a I Photo Lab as the film, cameras Lt. rig and Mr*. I. nufflns Self a
t Va., to the Panama Canal Zone, The lighting costuming and son I. Ruffing. 111. Monday, July 12.
; for which he won commendation. stage settings are excellent. EarlStickler's and acidic odor in it, is leavingfor Lt. Comdr. and Mr!. Forest A Roby.
I ,." aboard the USS a BOM. Forest Augustus, 111, Monday.
For distinguished service as fighter squadron nainting of the backdropis sea duty. July U.Chief .

commander of Fighting Squadrons I Saratoga. most realistic. A native of Monroe. La., Chief Petty Officer! and Mrl!. Charles
Three, Commander Thach was Then came a year of service as -- I M. Hurdle, a daughter, Sharon Ann,
awarded the Navy Cross. It was an aviator in a light- cruiser and I Photographer's :Mate Sorey is a Tuesday, July 13. Thom
Stressed \V. T. le and Mrs, Charles *,
Tire Conservation veteran of 16 service in the
: while in three of service at Pensacolaas years
.942
on Feb. 20, enemy years a daughter, Prlcllla Ann, Wednesday. ,
it: waters, that he led his squadron in chief flight instructor in fighters Heads of departments on the Navy. With his trusty camera he July 14.Lt .
t repeated attacks against two nine and assistant to the super- Station have been directed to eliminate has served aboard battleships, OK) and ,Mrs Don Nelson, a
of crullers, patrol ships, lighter-than- daughter, Karen Jan. Thursday July
plane formations of Japanese twin intendent of aviation training. At any unnecessary mileage 15.
..l.. eogined bombers which resulted in the conclusion of that period of trips made by motor vehicles as- I air units and with a Naval geodatic Lt. Comdr. and Mrs Jefferson Carey,

..' the destruction of sixteen of eighteen time Commander McDonald served< signed to their departments in survey in South America. He a (ton. Friday, July 16.M.M.2c .

enemy aircraft engaged. three years in big boat squadrons view of tire conservation. All II reported here on January 3, 1941, son. Harley and Glenn Mrs.Jr.Glenn Friday Earnest, July,16.a

'I.- Commander McDonald was born in the Alaskan area. Navy trucks and station wagons from the USS Ranger M.M.2G and Mis. James Lee Hughes,
in Georgia In September of 1906. For a year before coming to now have governors which will I Chief Sorey has been with the a son James 1Jr ,. Friday, July 16.
r Yeoman iff and *: Oscar B. Lawrence
After attending Georgia High Jacksonville he was the aide and not permit them to go over 30 Photo Lab ever since it was oPened ,! a son, Mlthaei: Bennett, Friday,
r. Schools and Riverside Military flag secretary for Rear Admiral A. miles per hour. The Transportation here and, in fact he helped July 16.
f.,. Academy he went to Annapolis B. Cook when he was Commander Officer has been directed to build it. Seabees and Mrs. Joseph Oliver, a .
Friday, July 16.
and graduated there in 1928. Aircraft Atlantic Fleet. advise his drivers to drive care- The veteran Jensman can't even daughter Lt. and Mrs. Noel R. Bacon, a daughter -
Aboard various ships of the Commander McDonald married fully at all times. It is imprac- guess how many pictures he has Jan Hamilton, Saturday. July 17.
scoot- taken for the Navy but it runs Lt. (Is) and Mrs Albert Roy
fleet from that date, Commander the former Miss Catherine Thompson ticable to put governors on
Schmedake, James 'Bolurt, Saturday
son
:McDonald 'fook up naval aviation of Rochester, N. Y., and they ers but the drivers are directed td into the thousands. If J laid, end July a 17.
,t at Pensacola In 1930, and was have two children,' Mary Lou 11 drive them not only carefully but to 'end his film would make quite QM2c: and Mrs. 1A'land Bell, a tOn,

then for three years a member of years of age, and Tommy, seven. slowly. a spectacle. Leland Thomas, jr., Saturday, July 17.






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Last Saturday at the Recruit -. : '
Center Review, which is held once .
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every Lieut. Comdr. : .. .
A. V. Stout from AOTC served as ," I.: I ,

reviewing The occasion officer.was also made :.:,-. : ', /l

auspicious b;; the presence of the '
Commandant's band and to make : .
the affair complete Lt. (jg) G. F. > ':

Anderson "found" a National En- ,. ,
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the color
ceremony.
NOT AT No. II It's the U. S. P-47 FIRE AT No. 21! It's the German Lieut. Ted Galligan is pinch- !- '. / .

Thunderbolt, a low mid-wing fighter I hitting for Lieut. H. F. Moseley, fJ '
Focke-Wulf Fw. 190, a low-wing, ""'" ,
powered by a radial engine. The I who is on leave. Lieut. Galligan :"J" '

leading edges of the wings are single-seat fighter_ powered by a has been giving the boots. a thor- ? *' ","' ,\
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straight. The trailing edges curve radial engine. The fuselage long ough going-over on the athletic f \ "1 "

forward to rounded tips. It has a and cylindrical. Both edges of the field. In fact, unofficial reports \1 :
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cylindrical fuselage. The leading wings taper to rounded tips. The pass the word that the boots are

t- edges of the tailplane sweep back wide tailplane is swept back on the saying "We wish Mr. Moseley was Hv 'it saA "
( .. to rounded tips. It has a single leading edges to rounded tips. It back," which is evidence that Lt. -h"-Y." "
.. / fin and rudder. has a single fin and rudder. I Galligan is doing well. &. >).. ,
Chief Boatswain's Mate Farnumis >r
Courtesy Harcourt. Brace & Co. publishers Aircraft Spotter by Lester Otto
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Air School at Lakehurst N. J. c.0 1+R3atM+tt.k

; Chief Farnum has been "breaking
Astoria Officer Brands Stories 'in" new platoons for some time This cl'.v.r erclur of LI.uf. Comdr. l.on.rel Ewoldt' wag .ip.ei.lly drawn foe

/ here and was well liked by all the the popular skipper of VTBOTU( ) No. 2 Squadron by Li.ut. Robert C. Oiborn,
recruits who served under him. cr..ior of !h. hmo "Dilbtrt Groundloop" cartoon character and Dilbtrt'i n.wlyaequir.d -

Of Jap Fearlessness' As Myth Ever since one of the boots won kiniman' "Spoll.r.Navigation ."

the Station Cadence Counting

Enemy Capable Of Terror Championship, the espirit de corps Feat With Crew
Lieut. Acosta related.
safety, has been on the uplift. During
Vet "He knew he had been hit, too, drill period the boots sing "The
And Cowardice
Says but he way so anxious to help Beer Barrel Polka" "Here Comes Of Chinese Saves U. S. Flier

Of Pacific Battles hit friend with the leg wound he the Navy," etc. The recruits sing
Big didn't realize the extent of his not only the hoot drill
during ses- CoBtlaaed Fr.m Pace O.e with the best of farmers.He .
own injury. We cut the shirt off sions, but marching to chow and
By Bernard Kahn, S2c week after the historic battle of attended Hartley, Iowa High
his back and found that he hada after hours too. They have good
Japanese airmen are human be- terribly serious wound in his spirit.Casablanca. Midway. School Marion Military Institute,

ings subject-to normal fears, rather back. Miraculously, he lived. IL_ fc JXj -r- Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt flew and graduated from the United
than wooden little brown men' Sulfa drugs saved his life lIe wing position with Lieut. Comdr. States Naval Academy in 193-7.

who don't groan, who never feel was a hulking man but the last Vet Joe Taylor over Huon Gulf near While at the Academy Lieut.
cowardice-that is the way Lieut time I saw him he was down to Salamau in one of the earlier Comdr. Ewoldt participated in boxIng -

'(jg) St. Elmo Acosta, USNR, aboue 110. But he was alive and On Radio Friday horizontal bombing missions of and gym. He won his wingsat .-
thinks of the Japs. recovering." the South Pacific. : Pensacola in December of 1940

On his breast Lieut. Acosta Another incident that Lieut. Lt. Maynard M. Furney, fighter Before coming to Jacksonville BOISE and has and seen CINCINNATI.active duty on the

wears the American Defense Rib- Acosta vividly recollects happened pilot of Lee Field, will be the gueston Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt saw several time he Material Officer At one
bon and the Pacific and Asiatic in the Admiral's cabin where he I "Navy Wings" Friday July 23 months duty with Advanced Car- the YORKTOWN.was on

Campaign Ribbons with three stars was almost trapped when the door at 2100. Lt. Furney will tell of I rier Training Group, Pacific, San \jfr
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for taking part in the historic Bat- became blocked. his experiences with American Diego, Calif. He is now primarily
tles of Midway, Coral Sea and "A shell split a hole in the overhead fighter pilots over Casablanca dur- concerned with teaching officer pi- !
Savo Islands. The 28.year-old ," the Officer said, "and ,a ing the invasion of North Africa. lots the art of torpedoing Japs. Keep Plugging For
officer aboard the I corpsmen and boosted the I _
Jacksonville was .myself_ I "Student pilots, almost without
cruiser Astoria when It was sunk I other fellOws through thIs hole. we exception, give fleetexperiencedaviators
:August 9, 1942, at Savo. Homeon got everybody out except one bjg Change of Addresses their individual attention Victory Advises

leave before reporting for train- 200-pounder who was out cold on I Fame Trendel Tallman. Y2c. his knowing that by just keeping their ,
ing as a Naval blimp pilot, Lieut. the floor. It was getting hot in wife,. Betty Jean, and ion Wayne William !- eyes and ears open they can learna
Acosta visited friends on this Sta- there from the fires. The corps- John now MacReadte occupy 3531A Barr Dewey CSp.A Park.). and lot about what to do and what Chaplain Shrum

tion recently. men, a little 135-pound pounder, hi* wife Nell Mae now occupy 3539B not to do when they really go ,

A myth has been growing that and I struggled to lift the big i Robert Ellis f Rhyne. ACMM. his wife 'hunting for big' game'," Lieut.
the Japs are obsessed by suicidal, sailor. Try as we did we could Virginia Mae and daughter Alice Comdr. Ewoldt said. "Encouraging reports reach us
passions! in battle and are a people j not push his dead weight throughthe Mae and Ellen Kay now occupy 3304A Although some of his former pu- from all sides, but there are also

so uniform in their fanaticism they hole. Dewey Frank Park.Albert Mueller. ACM. and pils at this Station probably have words of warning that we do not
are incapable of terror. But Lieut. "Finally it became obvious we wife Luella Page, now occupy 3425A seen action in the war zones now, become over-confident or slackenour
Acosta who saw the Jap airmen would have to make an exit our- Dewey Park. Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt has not had pace an instant in pursuing to
daringly attack the Astoria, pooh- selves or burn to death. Just as wife Coba Vera Howard Mae and Carter his jr.son. BM2c.Douglas his any direct word from them. He a successful close this gigantic
poohs this belief. we started to go, the corpsmen B. now occupy 3206B: Dewey Park. points out that the time element is struggle."
much about turned around and made one last Robert James Hanrahan. Sgt.. and such that a sufficient period has So said Captain Reuben W.
"I have read so effort. He kicked the sailor his wife. Jean Florence, and his son,
on the Shrum
not to them to write senior chaplain of this Sta-
elapsed
what permit
how Japs don't care hap- : James Arthur now occupy 3216A Dewey
leg and hollered, 'Damn it, Mac, tion, in discussing the war
whether they do or die, Park. back of their experiences. : duringan
pens i you'd better get out of here because Thearen Juan Grave Cox., and his Of the many interesting experiences address to the Lions club of
commented the" Officer. "My personal I we're leaving.' Well, s'help wife, Gllbretta, now occupy 3818A Jacksonville
observation i* that those I. Dewey Park. in training work some hu-
airmen who attacked the Astoria me, that big guy scrambled off the Marvin Cecil Creel, Bkr2o. and his morous, some tragic the one incident Capt. Shrum discussed "Five
floor and beat it out of there ahead wife Mamie Lou now 3441B to Know "
orders occupy which Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt Ways A :Man: by his
under to destroy us.
were lot us. He wasn't injured, he was Dewey Park.Lawrence recalls most occurred when character, conversation, conduct,
vividly j
They had a job to do' and they scared stiff." Wallace Gran ACMM, va-
did it. I doubt the thought ever just cated 3206B Dewey Park July 10 His one of his students moved in too : contribution and creed.
occurred to them that they were I forwarding address- Box 1.1.. S closely on a torpedo attack and I,1 "A man's life is what he is wiH-
Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
going to die. Furthermore I Cash By Mail Edward John Purtrer. Machinist vacated slammed a practice bomb thru the I ing to share of that life" said the
.have heard many reliable storiesof 3425A Dewey Park on Julv 32 bow of the target ship. Chaplain. "Let us have thankfulness j
how Japs have been scared Monsy should be transmitted to His forwarding address I II Box 7, U. S Born at Pa-llina, Iowa Novem- I for the past, courage for the
and terrorized by war, just like Naval personnel here only by bank Naval Air Station. Jacksonville. 1"101'- ber 19. 1913. Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt present and faith for the future,"

other people." I check, Post Office Money Order or ida.Francisco Flores Sablan SU/c vacated now claims El Cajon, Calif., as his he added.
by Registered Mail. It should not 3339B Dewey Park vn July 9. home address. He is married to Capt. Shrum complimented Jack-

American resolute and fighting ruthless men in carrying are just ,, be sent by "Special Delivery" or I A.Ills B.forwarlnK Cook' secretory.address U.ts S.c/o Naval AdmiralA. Air the former Lucy Boiling Orrick, of sonville. The Chaplain pointed out
as I through the open mails. I Station. Jacksonville Florida. Washington D. C. I the war has brought unprecedented
out their military missions and are According to his Jacksonville prosperity to the city, but there
just as fearless as the Japs, Lieut. neighbors and squadron associates -', are various ways of meeting pros
/ costa.added. "We Weren't Afraid of the Jap Lieut. Comdr. Ewoldt is an ardent I perity. "Yours has been the gen-
v When the orders came to abandon Victory gardener and will erous way," he concluded. .
t-te the Astoria, "the crew be- compare tomatoes and cucumbers -'= | |
->' hand calmly and without undue Airplanes-Not That First Time"Excerpt -- ------
fear," LJeut. Acosta declared. He Saturday Is Big Day.
said less than one per cent of all from a speech given at a war plant by Lieut jg) Name Destroyer Escort

our men at sea have gone over- Ann A. Bernatitus, only Navy Nurse to escape from the For Station WeddingsTen

abandon board before ship.orders"Our were boys issued can takeit to Phillipines and first person in Naval service to win the After Lt. Comdr. CraigThe couples were married on

Legion of Merit Award. this station during the past week.
the Officer added. Charleston. S. C., Navy
I SIx: weddings were performed Sat-
Yard was prepared to christen a
During his 18 months duty at
sea, the Floridian experiencedmany "Our hospital in Bataan was small much too small for the numberof new destroyer escort the USS urday The, July 17.
unusual happenings. For Instance wounded. Those who couldn't be bedded inside were put in cots in Craig, today. following couples were mar-
I ried
there was that time at I the open field. As many men were dying from sickness as from The Craig is named for Lieut. : July 13: William Louis Webb
and '.
Savo when the Japs literally helda wounds Bandages and gauze were so scarce that we washed out Comdr. James Edwin Craig, a na- Betty Jane Miller; July 15:
Samuel G. Wilson and
knife at the Astoria's throat as the old ones and used them again. tive of Jacksonville, who was killed Betty J.
the American task force cleared a I "That was the way matters stood the morning the Jap planes came during the Japanese attack on and Snow; July 17: John Haschlnski
Theodosia
path for the invasion of Guadal- over. We weren't afraid of the planes-not that first time. We had Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Salek; Charles R.
Teter
and Batman Anthony
canal. I put huge red crosses to mark the hospital buildings and the fields. He was serving as damage con- Dorothy ; -
"The Japs swept down very low. They couldn't have missed the trol officer of the USS Pennsylvania E. Barrett, jr., and Margaret
Under attack from dive bombers crosses and they didn't miss the beds. Our men lay In the sun and when he was killed. Passon; Roy B. Cowdrey and An-
and from too. No place nette Bell James J, Meaders and
Jap ships waited for death from the sky. Lieut. Comdr. Craig's widow, ;
bombs and shell Sarah Catherine Patterson
was safe from-the "One terrible day we had 285 patients on our tables in 8 hours-a Mrs. Eleanor Arden Craig, will ; Robert
of the The Astoria was John Young jr. and Elizabeth .
fire Rosalie
Japs. ,
two minutes. in with his the
new patient every One sailor was brought sponsor ship at the launchingIn i
ablaze.A I abdomen blown to bits. 'Doctor' all?' Pumphey; July 19: Adam
he asked, 'is there any hope at Charleston. Mrs. Craig and
shell burst in the main control The doctor said reassuringly, 'We'll do everything we can.' The sailor two daughters, Eleanor, 17 and Nolfl and Martha Sklbinskl; July
above the bridge and a sailor Buffered tried to roll over. 'Doc,' he begged, 'get me off this table and ave ooe Anne, 13, were living at Pearl 20 Rock.: Selphons Katz, Jr. and Janice

a shattered leg. Unmindful of those other fellows who still has a fighting chance.' Harbor at the time of the Jap
.. )) of the danger, a buddy picked up I "Those men on Bataan deserve to be remembered. Not with flowers attack. -"=!i-
.1 j the stricken Bluejacket and car- and memorials. Remember them now by sending guns and planes and Mrs. Craig and her eldest dau h- Pen Or QuillsA

ried him through the inferno to ships and tanks to other Americans wherever they are fighting. ter: are now employed at this Station yeoman is nicknamed "Peru"

the, bow of the ship. That's the way the men at Bataan would like to be remembered. I She works in the Assemblyand or "Quills" or Just 'To.' He ,Is
"That boy who' carried his buddy : Don't ever forget Bataan. Don't ever let it happen again to American Repair Department and is also known, M a "Feather Mew

collapsed, after h$ got him to fighting men any place in ,the,World" chairman of the Navy Auxiliary. Giant" ,'


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The Naval:JAX Air AIR Station NEWS Jacksonville U published Florida weekly, by at the the Public U. S. ()

Relations Office at no expense to the government./: Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlljted and other Naval R. W. ChC USN
Shrum
air' By Capt.
at the Naval Air' Station, the auxiliary
Station* at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air' Cur /W/f\ I
Distribution Is also mode to the Head In 1919, aboard the U. S. S. ARKANSAS, a young
Barters ot the Naval Air Operational Training Center. Command I Lieutenant told me the following story. It should bo
and the Naval Air Technical Training!! r I In the scrapbook of every Bluejacket. It contains a .:

Rear Admiral A. B. Cook USN, splendid lesson in being tolerant. It encourages us \-,
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training to take the point of view of the other man I offer

Captain S. J. Michael, USN, the tale for what it may be worth to you.
Commandant, In the year 1774, the famous Coldstream Guard
Jacksomllle Naval Air' Station eTc Scotland's crack regiment, was quartered in the

Captain John :J. Malley (MC), USN.' __ city of Glasgow. They had como
Commanding Officer\ In from a long tedious campaign
U, S. Naval Hospital ,, 'r., Famous Last Words > and were due to remain for some
,Commander Edward E. Dolecefc, USN. r' days in the barracks of this old
Commanding Officer /,,, / t Ol Benny The Bungler ;;4 city. The first Sunday they spent
Naval Air Gunner's School ;J ?l lt Am....l*l.ne"., AAA Cw.d,(DCdt.seaer in Glasgow, as was and continues

Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne' USMC (Ret)'. tl y .: to be the custom of the English
Commanding Officer army, this regiment was drawn
Marine Barracks 55. up in military formation and

Commander R. D. lII glns. DE-V (G), USNH, marched off for what they call I
Commanding Officer, Church Parade, to attend Divine ti
Naval Air !Technical Training Center U. S. Warships Crackerjacks Worship. After the regiment was
in their and the
Ueut. Col. William T. Evans, USMC (Ret). -t settled pews
Commanding Officer, .4 minister had gone through the O)
Marine Aviation Detachment Doughboys in Sicily Agree"Boy Shrum preliminaries of the service, with ,_
Capt
"'"' and
Commander Charles G.: Shone A-VG), USNR. the opening hymns, prayers r
Commanding Officer responses, he announced his text and was ready;
Auxiliary Naval Air Station, Lee Field Our American warships were cracker jacks-they knocked out to begin to deliver his sermon.

every pillbox ashore About this time, Richard Lane, a private of the
USNH,
A-VG)
Thomas D. Southworth. Associate Press photographerwith
Commander Officer With these words Herbert White, Coldstream Guard quietly took out from .a pocketof
Auxiliary Commanding Naval Air Station Cecil FUldThe the invasion forces at Sicily, paid tribute to the part played by his military blouse a deck of cards. These hq .
our shipmates in invasion of Hitler's European Fortress by United quietly glanced through and then, taking them one
{ JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Seats Nation's Forces, particularly in the capture of Licata. by one, would sit thoughfully over each card. He
material. Republication of credited matter piohlblted "The infantry landing craft started for the beach at about 2:45: a.m.
without permission of CNS, War Department, 205) Eo was soon discovered by the sergeant in charge of
42nd St.. N. Y. C._ Saturday and our Navy poured in on each pillbox that tried to get his company, who approached him and said, "Rich.*
[ tough," he continued. "I would see a flash from a shore gun and and put up your cards" Richard glanced around at
immediately naval shells would start whistling over my head and him answering "Never mind me". And so the
Thought For The Week:' smash the enemy into silence." services proceeded. At the close of the morning
After pointing out the perfect coordination between the Army, worship, Richard was turned over to the constable
The new station insignia should remind us Navy and Air forces, Photographer White concluded with this final who took him before the chief magistrate of the

all why we're in the Navy to fight. tribute to the United States Navy: i.city, for in those days the Civil Court took precedence ,
"I can't say too much in praise of our Navy. They'recrackerjacks over the Court-Martial. Indictment was made
and every doughboy in Licata will back me up." against this young man on the charge.that he wag!

American Girls (In Uniform playing cards in church
...... .. "Well, Richard", said the magistrate when he had
uniform does not :,*,:'-;- rW'oII'11' "" gleaned a few facts and the young man's name*!
into r '
girl ,
Putting a ,' ; #
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'C: ':. "what do you have to say for yourself?
change her character, nor does it mean that ,( "Quite a bit", answered the young soldier
she has kicked over all traces and become a "That's good", said the magistrate, "for if you
completely uninhibited creature. fall to give me an adequate explanation, I intend to)

Neither the Army nor the Navy accepts cntoI(1ngida1n/) punish you as never a man has been punished".
"Well, sir", said Richard, clamly producing his
into its service people of known unsavory thumb-soiled: deck of cards "my regiment for the
character or reputation. Each applicant is last three weeks has been on the march. Our cam-

checked and double checked by the F.B.I. .-'. ,_ boning has been rather severe and our rest periods
What the Navy and r- 1: ., -... c. \. :j r have been very brief ones indeed. During all that
before being accepted. .....: time, I had neither Bible nor Prayer Book in my,
Army do accept are human beings willingto .. i .-. .." ?wwss.w. 'possession, and this soiled, thumb-worn deck of;

give up homes, loved ones and jobs be- ards: has proved for me both Bible and Prayer Book "" ,
cause their services are needed by their By Steve Kalagian, Y2c Indeed, Sir, it has also served as an almanac.
"Well, Richard", said the Magistrate, "you will
country. Light up mates. We can affordto of personal problem. have to be a bit more explicit". (
Why, then, all the buzz, buzz and gossip smoke again now that Ship's Then it happened. He got a cer- "It is this way", said the soldier, "when I coma
that goes on when a WAVE or a WAG Service has decided not to chargeus tain letter. His face brightenedand across the Ace I am reminded that there is but one eSod.
walks down the street? Why all the baseless, the new Florida tax on cigar he was the smiling, genial The two-spot tells me of the Father and his
malicious wisecracksthat ettes. The price still remains $1.25 Wagner again. He refused to give son, Jesus Christ. The three-spot tells of the Trinity;
unkind stories and a carton.A any explanation, but his best rather, Son, and Holy Ghost. When I come to the
currently make their rounds? friends insist that Wagner hadn't bur-spot I think of the four gospels Matthew Mark,
Certainly there are the weak as well as WAVE made a request the heard from his girl back home for .uke, and John. The five-spot causes me to think oC::
led to bring some time. He had been convincedshe he of Jesus telling of the ten Virgins. Five
the strong, the daring and the easily other day for permission : parable
We one of her visiting friends on the has written her explanation, were wise and five were foolish. The &ix- pot takes
mavericks.
those who conform and the station. She gave the officer two more available 4-F. But now that TIC back to the Old Testament where we are told
have them in every walk of civilian life be- copies of the same request. she was written her explanation, that God made Heaven and earth in six days. The

cause no human being is infallible. Certainly Why did you make a duplicateof Wagner is happy and smiling seven-spot goes a step further and reminds me that
these girls in uniform all have a love of this request?" the officer asked again. God rested on the seventh day and hallowed it. Thesightspot
"Well I thought In the Navy indicates that God saved eight people at
of the most
adventure, a desire to be part everything was done in at least in The Navy is doing a magnificent the time of the flood; Noah, his wife, his three sons
dramatic struggle the world has ever seen. duplicate," the WAVE answered job in the invasion of Sicily, md their wives. The nine-card teaches me of th Is this reprehensible? We honor it in men, promptly and unblushingly. although you don't read it in niracles of Jesus, how at one time there approach. ('
but some people criticize it in the women the headlines. And the day may >d him ten men suffering from Tanks Jesus healed
not be far when we and hem but one God Nine went
release HIT OF THE WEEKThe.new away only gave
to
who were brought into the service plate glass on the windows our shipmates will be doing away without being grateful. The ten-tpot teaches

manpower.The of the Ship's Service office in equally as well in the harbor of of the Ten Commandments."Now .
miracle is that such a high percentagehave the Recreation Building. For a Tokyo. Sir I come across the picture cards and
adjusted themselves so successfully to time it seemed as if the officers here is the queen which makes me think of the
regimented life. People have said that working in' there were destined to Looks like the old lamp is aboutto Queen of Sheba who came to see King Solomon Thd
a remain "glassless"Here's go out, mates so, until we ling impresses us with the fact that God Almighty
American women are spoiled ; we know they meet again, keep plugging and is king of Heaven and earth."
are individualistic and that military life is putting all your spare change in With that, Richard Lane paused and bowed his
inherently obnoxious to them. Of their own more good news Immediately Ship'sService U. S. War Bonds and stamps icad. The old Magistrate said, "How about the
Effective
the !
knave Jack? Perhaps we might call Sergeant
or
volition these WAVES and WACS have prices in the merchandise depart- youll thank your lucky stars sev- or Constable who delivered you a knave". Then
eral from now SMOKING
. chosen to serve and have done a splendid ment have been cut to sell at prac- years LAMP'S OUT. Richard told him that the fifty-two cards in the deck
tically cost But take it easy, ..=,. made him think of the number of weeks in the year. O
job.Spreading that mates, the stuff won't run out. -- The number of tricks, thirteen, made the number .
and believing
rumors ot weeks in a quarter. The number of picture cards
dishonor the girls in uniform is to dishonor Illustrious individuals were seen Wives Of Enlisted welve, the number of months in the year, and the

your own sisters and daughters. I riding in the Shore Patrol "Arisen our suits represented the number of weeks in a (
America has always been fair-minded. As truck" early Tuesday morning. But Men Training In nonth. Then said Richard, "You see I have in this
contrary to what many who saw soiled deck of cards a Prayer Bible
simple, ,
women have earned the right of equal pay them might have believed ithc of- Red Cross WorkRed and an Almanac." "Very good, Sir", Bookh8.Judge .p
with men for the same job, they deserve the I "riding behind bars" had "'you are discharged, and I quote the words from tho
respect of their fellowmen for making some only accepted a ride to their respective Cross Stations at Dewey Sermon on the Mount, 'Judge not that you may be
of the same sacrifices that men are makingfor offices. This item is included Park and the Housing Area will udged' ".
ELIZABETH In this column to clear up be manned by women as well as Of course, I do not mean to imply that playing
their country.-LT. (jg). any misunderstanding about them, ards in church is a pastime to be recommended.
BALLANTINE.iiI particularly a certain officer from men.Wives of enlisted Naval men The lesson we wish to fret across dears with the
the physical training departmentwho here are diligently studying the problem of tolerance. It depends oftentimes on the
continued knocking on the Red Cross standard course under other man's point of view. It behooves us in the
New Traffic RegulationsIn sides of the car Just as if he werea the direction of Chief N. W. Jor- Navy to take that into account. A man's religion
real prisoner. not be the same as yours, but give him creditor
another part of this paper you will find gensen, USN. The ladies will com- nay faith.
his own
the traffic regulations which are now in plete the course tomorrow and choosing
'
new THIS WEEK'S PUZZLE Chief Jorgensen said the trainingwill J
force on the station from 1630 to 1730 every Who are the "culprits" who car continue with the advanced

night. ry off basketfuls of Coca-Colas Red Cross course. From Other PapersSince
Since the entire police force on this stationis from the Administration Annex Adoption of Red Cross trainingfor
coke machines, leaving shortagesfor the women was proposed by
on duty every afternoon from 1630 to the regular personnel of the Commander Morton J, Tendler, a Pearl Harbor, the enemy has been able tkill
1730 in order to enforce these new regula- building." doctor. Comdr. Tendler said the : Americans at a rate of only slightly more than ( "'
tions, the JAX AIR NEWS urges you to ladies will be used as aides at the one an hour-the lowest death rate for a major '
The
of
of Post Red Cross Stations In Park elllgerent In all the bloody history war.
read the new traffic rules carefully and follow Norman Wagner, the Dewey have been more than
civilian industry
incidents of
Office directory, had been In a and the Housing Area. They wiU
them as indicated. In this way, you worried state for some months. He also be able to serve in case of wice as costly in human lives.-Dale Harrison,
will not only help the police in their job, but very seldom spoke to anyone and hurricanes, air raids or pther Washington Post quoted in THE BEAM, Corpus

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BreezesSalty The Wolf by Sansone j

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Humor From ,

Here And There yTy .w '-wPtrlialll 1 a Poems By Or Ab'out Naval Personnel :1


What Do Tea Mean? Those Navy Blues Ode To A Rumor

( "."She slon: "Are In the you Navy getting?" a com- v "Say, girl, saw you sneer Just From forty to sixty per cent I hear

now; Are destined to leave base. -
"No our
e: straight salary. L
Don't I look good to you?
*!g| Waves In blue the feminine
I'm not one of your class, you say? crev/f
What Will They Say t -r : k o a I wear the Navy Blue. Have come to take our place.

A passenger In a "barnstorming"
airplane was enjoying a flight "You think I'm just not fine I heard this from a mate whf
41U4Eiaaat knows
F when the pilot began to laugh enough
hysterically. + For such a girl as you; He heard it fr.m "upstairs".
Passenger: "What's the joke?" Men who would not hold your hand No doubt it's true. We'll sail 4 thfl
Pilot: "I'm thinking of what Have worn the Navy Blue.Ve're blue

they'll say at the asylum when And breathe the salty air.I .
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they find out that I've escaped." 1( only common sailor boys f
H 'Til war's ills start to brew
sir WTTT And then, dear friends, you are accepted my fate and packed my
What Part, MacT the first bagAnd

Seaman: "Where In hell have I To cheer the Navy Blue. waited the fateful day, )

seen you before?" 3 Then someone whispered in my ear
Chaplain:. "I don't know. What < "How many folks in civil life "Relax we're going to stay." ,
part of hell are you from?" Will take the time to think

? I i LiL ) 0.it That sailors do some other things And so it's been for weeks on end
Besides carouse and drink?
Seaman Is Lucky \ And once or twice a day "

r+ It was dark and misty on the :. "When we are dead, when we are "Have no fear-we're staying here,
dock. A seaman slapped a blue- .w gone Wait-we're going away."
clad figure on the back and said, .- When life's last cruise is through
e.ot a match, Mac?" "Going up?" We'll not be barred from Heaven's I'm I'm
( getting weak getting thin\,
.,the match was forthcoming, and gates
f I'm in a terrible .
shape,
with its light the horrified For
Blue
seaman was wearing Navy
My life is balanced on a pin
_ to see the four bright stripes
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As scuttlebutt
of a captain. and after the war he hopes to get "So when you meet a sailor boy I guides my fate.

"I beg your pardon Sir," he Meet Your MatesBrief into postoffice work Prior to I'd smile if I were you; .
aid, "I thought you were a ." his enlistment in the Navy he at- No better men are made by God So all I ask is that I know .
"That's all right, son," smiled tended Business college and work- Than boys in the NAVY BLUE!" If I'm to sail the deep .
the captain. "Just thank your lucky Biographies of Men ed at an Army Air Base in west- If not forget your scuttlebutt
stars / wasn't an Ensign." Serving With You ern Texas By JOHN t 0, LITTLE SpT) 2c And let me get some sleep.

W "= !. -- U Navy Yard, -PROP TIPS, USNRAB 1.
Now which la It: Chief Gunner's Mate JULIUS Mare Island, California. Anacoetia.
"Have a good time at the party, PARKER, formerly stationed in Station MoviesMAIN
daughter dear and be a good girl." the magazine area on the station, .
has just been transferred to Lee STATION-"Secret Agent of Say Mac Let's Take Poll
"Make up your mind, motherl"lo Preston Foster, Lynn Barl. a :
p[ Field He Is married and has tb': ; "My Sister Eileen Rosalind + I
two children a boy, 13 and a girl, Russell Brian Ahern. July 25: "Thun-
(( Ahead, Mate der Birds," Gene Tlerney. Preston Foster
15. The latter is Eve Catherine
If ."If July 26; "They Ail Kissed the What Do You Wish For? !
Girl: wishes came true, what I Parker, a dancer who has performed Bride," Melvyn t'ht "e Crawford .
would you wish for?" I several times at Victory Smokers. ; "The ; Before Divorce
Sailor: "Gosh, I'm afraid to tell ." Lynn Barl, Joseph Allison,
July 28.STUDENT. It has been a question discussed I At his suggestion the JAY AIR .J
you. In the last war Chief Parkerwas I
Girl: "Go ahead, you sap, whatdo commander of a gun crew -"HI 'Ya OFFICERS'Ritz AUDITORIUM Brothers- on into the night, ever since sailors I NEWS herewith invites all handsto '
you think I brought up this on merchant ships. He had two July 23; "Castle Chumh' Desert" Sid started sailing; and it still makes submit a preferred list of
Toler, Arlcn Whelan. July 25 things they like best. Drop us a
wishing business for? ships torpedoed under him, one of ney ; J-
brisk talk on this Station and in
"My Sister Eileen. Rasallnd Russell I line through the Yard Mail or by
atN--t I them sinking in less than 20 min- Brian 26 "Thunder Birds," ,/
Ahem July ; :
nook and theworld's ext.
every crany on i iI telephone ( 8542), and voice
Postman WinsSeaman utes He enlisted as an appren- Gene Tlernev.. Preston Foster\ July 27; 'J
tice in 1907 and retired "They All Kissed the Bride, Melvyn battlemap where the NavyIs your sentiments on the subject. ;1
2c: "Why all the moan- seaman Douglas, Joan Crawford, July 28. I on duty: "What do sailors wish These things, in this order, are
Into the Fleet Reserve in 1922 af-
ing and groaning?" LEE FIELD-"Tales of Manhattan" for most?" what soldiers in Africa desire
Seaman, Ic: "I've been sending ter serving on battlewagons and All Star" Cast July 22; "AI rich Gets Of course, Naval men like lots above all alse according to a let
boats" from Glamor, Jimmy Ljdon. Charlie Smith
my girl two letters a day every Johnston"pig he Coming in July 23; "HI !'Ya Chum," Ritz Brothers of different things because few ter written by Lieut. H. A. Fraser .,:
since I enlisted and now she's gone ; Pa., was engaged July 24; "Secret Agent of Japan," people speak and think and act of Kansas City to his mother and 1,
and married the postman" sales work when he was called Preston Foster, Lynn "Bart. July 25;: the same. Variety is, indeed the published by the Associated Pvess:1:!
back to active with the "Castle l In the Desert Sidney Toler.
xj3-[ October 1942.LAWRENCE duty, Navyin Arlen Whelan. July 26; "My Sister spice of life. But what rates No. 1 (1) A sight of the United States; :
)[m..m..m..mm, Eileen." Rosalind Russell, Brian Ahern priority on the sailors' preferencelist (2) Mail from home; ((3) an .
, "
July 27 "Thunder Birds Gene Tier-
; ? American meal
ice
and
(4)
Breathes there a man with soul to ney Preston Foster. July 28; "They All ; cream j
dead COLE, ARMSc, re- Kissed the Bride" Melvyn: Douglas.Joan Particularly Interested in the soft drinks; (5) whisky, and (6), n
Who ported to Lee Field a little overa Crawford, July 29; "The Night answer to this question is Com- a modern bathroom, complete with
never has turned around and "
week ago from Memphis, Tenn. Before Divorce. Lynn" Earl JosephAllison mander G. B. Stockton, assistantto hot water. ,,
said, July 30; ]low's About It,
""Mm-m-m not bad!" I. Enlisting in the Navy nine Andrews Sisters, Bob Page, July 31. the Executive Officer and Sta- I So, what do YOU like best,
a-ii I r months ago at Dallas, Texas, he NAVAL HOSPITAL- 'Only Angels tion Mail Officer. sailors s'She's
""" has been on duty at San Diego, have Wings" Carr Grant Jean Arthur ,
like Boy 22 "Girl Trouble," Don
Hollywood, Fla., and Memphis be- Ameche July Joan ;Bennett. July 23; "AirForce. Laff Of The WeekWASHINGTON Gorgeous 1
A recruit reported to sick bay fore coming here. "
Gle Young John Garfield July She creature
was a
complaining of prolonged head- While attending high school in 24; ''Mission to Moscow." Walter (CNS) -Fifteen gorgeous ; I
aches. The busy officer advised Houston July 23; "This Thing Called WAVES crowded into an He was a doting: male. '
Texas he was on the varsity base- Russell.
Love Rosalind Melvyn Doug- He admired her figure in English .
him to stop smoking."I ball and football teams, but his las July 26; "China." .rI3loJd. Loretta elevator here and immediately And wanted to prove it in Braille.
have never used tobacco in favorite hobby is swimming Young July 27; and something went wrong with
any form." He admits liking romantic movies Sand." Tyrone Power, Linda Darnela the car. It descended casually '-ii4-
"Well, then stop drinking" more than any other amusement July Nolan 28, ;July;Just 29.Off Broadway, to the basement of the buildingand Each Has Favorite
"I am a total abstainer." then refused to go up or Every Navy in the world has its '
"Late hours, then." down (or sideways). The opera favorite drink. The American 1
''I am always in bed by nine Happy Man Pays Bills and "i tor suggested, hesitantly, that Navy likes Coca-Cola, the British
and I spend all my liberties at the there was an emergency door prefers rum, and the Italian Navy; ;
library. Now seriously, sir, what but at basement level it led sticks to port.
r causes my headaches?" Is Not a Slave to Ambition through a men's turkish bath. .,JZf- .

"It could only be one thing," replied The group "commanderette" was Smart Dog
the medico. "Your halo's equal to the situation-true to The reason a dog has so many
(The following "
pinching! hot carried U in his pocketbook for the fast 10 years and it has helped the undauntable spirit" of the friends is that his tail wags Instead
"Form in line she
:!!. him in formulating his philosophy of life. We reprint it in the hope Navy. com of his tongue.
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manded "Close tightly a. Ll
All It NeedsA your eyes; M
that it will have others
as good effect on many )
-and Join hands-the elevatorman \
The in the world is the who Division Made a"'ar
West Texas apprentice seaman happiest man common, everyday chap "
will lead
was busy spell-binding a makes his own living, pays his bills has a little money as he goes *us through. Seaman: What is the Mason and 1
group of shipmates with the along, but doesnt strive to get a corner on the local output, and is a jfi"*"l | Dixon line? 1
glories and opportunities of that slave neither to ambition nor society. He loves his God and his fellow- laava It Blank Radioman: It's the division between -
part of his home state. men, thinks "there is no place like home," the haven of rest, prefersthe A county judge filling out a "you-all" and "youse-guys/* I
"All West Texas needs to become company of his family to that of anyone else, never has to sit marriage license application, asked '"gi""l"
the garden s"ot of the world up nights to poultice his conscience, believes in the doctrine of live the prospective bridegroom the Nature Done It
-.Ie good people and water," he en- and let live, and when he encounters one of the needy, he doesn't name of his fiancee. "Just leave I bad: sworn to be a bachelor,
Uiused. stutter with his pocketbook. The plain man is happy to be satisfied that blank," the man answered. She had sworn to be a bride. 1
"Yeah," piped a voice from the and does not spend the beat of his life yearning for things four sizes "I'm courting two girls and I I guess you know the answer *
:rear, "that's all Hell needs, too." too large for him.-ROTARIAN :MAGAZINE. haven't made up my mind." She had nature on her side
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I Undefeated Fliers Gain Finals of State Semi-Pro. Tourney, .




Commandant's Cup Noisy Crows Have No Future Here Play Tonight At .'



Competition Now 1915; Miller Is (9


Has 16 Entries \ Hs

Assembly and Repair with a total Pitching Choice

i of 399 points for men who have
been rated in swim
I qualification
The undefeated NAS baseball
I ming leads In the competition for team has shaken itself free from ,
the Commandant's
Cup. all but one of the .sixteen teams
Enlisted from all the
men over
which began the Florida State
I station are making bids for rat semi-pro tournament 12 days

t By Edmund Walsh, Y2c ings third as life class savers swimmers., first, secondor rp eO to enter the final round tonightat ago

the Jacksonville baseball ;
k. Several of the Naval Air I Qualification swimming is the The game gets underway at park 1915.
first of all train-
sports or physical _
Station baseball players appear ing activities to figure in point accumulation Lieut. Marty McDonough, Navy
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coach, has nominated Phil Miller
certain to win places on for departments divisions
I and squadrons battling for the smooth working lefty who has
the all-state team as a result possession of the Commandant'sCup won seven games this season while

of their performances in tro/3 rs.n Test Touch losing only one, to stop either the

the Florida State semi-pro 10 points are awarded to any Route To Ball ParkThe
baseball tournament. man who qualifies as a life saver.

Of course, some of the team's In all only 16 life savers have been Jacksonville baseball park ......
may be reached by bus *r by automobile -
Don rated on the station. Since this is
tars including Eddie Lyons Take a somber 18 baa at
Cross, Pat Colgan. and Owen the toughest of all the tests, only Adams and Hogan, if roiar by bi .. _
Reeves are automatically out of first class swimmers are permitted II travelliBr' by ear-from the 8l r\
floe take St. I U and tars lel1
the running because they have had to attempt qualification.Men on ilay Si. at the Railroad TermK .
pro ball experience but several seeking swimming ratingsand sal X..P.. Hay to Myrtle AT*. ,
others have an excellent chance to the engraved cards which are Turn right OB Myrtle Are and follow
make the grade. presented to qualified swimmers Chief Specialist ?unn"r Las Freer, a m.mb.r of the Station's crack sleet team, for OB Navy oat pertoaael to the park.la tweaty-flre AdmUdoo. ,
First baseman Charley Anas- should report to the pool adjoining draws a bead en "Jo." shown on the arm of Lieut. Charles Seymour, officer: in seals per p.",..
taalo should be! a cinch to cop Ship's Service between 0900 and charge of the rang. "Jo," who is the only bird of any kind accepted for "in-,
the first base job. The former 2100 on any day.A doctrinal training" hare, hat been told that this is the fate awaiting him and his Terminal or the St. Augustine .
Louisiana State university star, first class swimmer must be brother crows if they don't stop their early morning jabbering in the trees adjoining Coast Guard. Whichever happensto
who led the Southeastern conference able to swim one quarter of a the senior B.O.Q. Other marksmen available for the big crow huntare win through the finals will become
in batting one season, mile; a second class, an eighth; Chief Specialist gunners Clyde Britt left, and Bill Strickler who equaled a the Station's foe.

won two games for the Station and a third class, 55 yards. world's skeet record recently.Officers Smashing through to wins over ,

with timely hits and has tickled STANDINGSA Lakeland 6 to 0 Gibbs 5 to 3 St.John's .
and R .. . . .... .. .. 399 ,
without a miscue. Seaman Guard .. .. . .. .... 260 1 to 0 and the Terminal
Both of Anastasio's hits, singles Marine Guard . .. .. ... .. .250 Of Senior B. O. Q. 1 to 0, the Fliers have proved
came with Eddie Lyons on Boat House .. . .. .. .. ... .. 234 their mettle against the best teamsIn
VTB . . .. .. .... .. ...... 127
second ba e. In the 1 to 0 victory VPB-1 . . .. .. . ..... 122 the state. -
over St. John's he lined a VPB-2 .. . . .. . ........ 114 Have No Love For CrowsBy Defensively the club has been
single to left in the sixth Inning Fire House .. .... .. .. ..... .. 87 brilliant. Particularly in the infield -
VO (VCS) .. ... .. ... .... ... 80
which meant the game. Again VM Hangar . .. .. .. ........ .. 59 Edmund Walsh, Y2c"You'd double plays featuring Don
last Tuesday he determined the X-l . . .. ... .......... ... 54 Cross, Marty McDonough Eddie
outcome of the with ti'" Main Dispensary . ..... .. ... 25 Lyons and 'Charley Anastasio in
game hit x-5 .. .::. .. ................ 21 better be good. You'd better not shout.

Terminal Into left field when in he the slapped twelfth a Inn- T-4 Cooks. .and. .. Bakers. . : : : : : ::::: :::: ::: 19 10 This is the lesson that "Joe," a small black crow now un- different down several combinations would be have scores.cut

ing. Docks s and Ferries . . .. ... 8 dergoing "indoctrinal training" at the skeet range, must Catcher Pat Colgan outstanding

1 take back to his brother crows who have been chattering in receiver in the tourney, has caught

Pitchers Bob Vickery, Erman 10 Chief Specialists the trees adjoining the Senior B.O.Q. starting at 0500 each fine games and often nipped would-
Littlejohn and Phil Miller will get be base stealers going in to sec
heavy consideration because five Report To StationTen morning.
ond.At
pitchers will be named to the select Chief And Joe had better prove a good bat Charley Anastasio has
squad. Vickery and Littlejohn' Specialists have reported Lieut. Nordyke Transferred : student for the hundreds of black been the most timely hitter driving
have turned the best hurling to to the Station and have been crows who are nesting in.the area in two runs. Lyons, Colgan,
Lakeland in assigned to the Physical Training athletic officer around the B.O.Q. have so antag-
date., Vickery beat Lieut. Ted Nordyke, Johnson and Cross have also shownup
Department.In onized the senior officers that
1 to 0 in a one hit a well.
the opener the group are Chiefs John at Cecil Field since June of
effort and the previously unde- Arndt Jr., Aloiso Perez James Davidson 1942, has been transferred to the quorum was held at mess recently. -Vfi.-
Well Knew Offieers PretextPresent
feated Terminal in the semi-finals Ray Pogue, Glenn Ervin, Naval Air Technical Training Cen-
1 to 0. Littlejohn stopped a pow- Jack Lucarelli, George De Lap, ter, Memphis Tenn. SucceedingLieut. were Comdr. Robert
erful St. John's nine 1 to 0 allow- Richard Cunningham, Robert Ha- Nordyke at Cecil Field is Gamble, of the staff of the Chiefof Hospital WAVES
ing just six hits. gen and Albert A3ams. Lieut. Paul Mooney. Naval Air Operational Training;
Comdr. Arthur Weiland and Lieut.
Of the other possibilities, Lieut. Comdr. Milton M. Copelan, of the Win 15 to 9 r

Marty McDonough, who stepped in Naval Hospital; Lieut Comdr. Ed-
nobly to fill the shortstop gap Station Softball Crown At ward Shields, Station Personnel Corpsmen WAVES beat out the
after Joe Walsh was injured is Officer; Lieut. Comdr. Archie Main Station WAVES 15 to 9 in
not to be counted out. He has Freels officer-in-charge of the I a softball game played on the
done good work afield and at the Stake Series Open MondayBy I Aviation Ordnance School at the I Naval Hospital Compound last
bat His hustle and team play is ; I NATTCen; and Lieut. Charles Seymour -i Sunday.

reflected in the entire ball club. officer-in-charge of the Captain Dorothy Koch, SK3c
6 to 2 Docks-Ferries was
losing! to VPBJ late yesterday, ,
range. headed the NAOTC team which is
loss
The Great Lakes Naval Train- eliminated from the Shaughnessy series. The last minute All of the officers agreed that one of the 10 softball teams or.J
lag Station which fielded the na suffered by Dock -Ferrie* guaranteed 0 & G a place in the playoffs.By they don't like crows except Lieut. ganized by Ensign Katherine

tion's number one Service football BERNARD KAHN, Y2c Comdr. Shields who is reported to *ahl, WAVES' Athletic and Welfare
team last year, has carded have said: "Why kill the crows? officer.

tough grid schedule for the So close is the competition in the National league that on They're nice and don't bother any Nell Gidley, PhM3c captained
coming season. Opponents Include series for the one." : the Hospital team and A. L. Url y;
the virtual of the start of the Shaughnessy .
Ft. Riley, Northwestern, eve This tribute must have been PhMSc- the umpire. ,
Indiana Marquette, Notre Dame, Station softball championship it has not been decided whe- fresh in the memory of Comdr. The game was the highpoint in

Michigan State (two games), ther 0 & G or Docks-Ferries will participate in the playoffs. Weiland because the next day on an afternoon of entertainment

Mtatouri" Purdue, Ohio State, It's a hectic windup and the teams are racing neck and neck his way from the hospital to the which included badminton, ping
Camp Grant and Iowa. B.O.Q. he found "Joe" a young pong, horse shoes and darts. Re-
right- down to the finish line. rascal of the black feathered fam- freshments were served outside un-

WING TIPS The Personnel With the titular series slated to week. Lt. (jg) William B. Nich- ily. der the trees.
/office softball team which had lost get away Monday, DocksFerrieswas ols' Personnel crew did it. In a Lieut. Cmdr. Shields lies Caller Players on the NAOTC main side
six games by one run turned the given one last ditch opportu- driving finish which saw Personnel Recalling Lieut. Comdr. Shields' team were: J. A. Petroff, P; J. E.
tables on the VM hangar the other nity to move Into a tie for fourth ahead from sixth, Lt. fondness for the birds he secretly Starkey, C: Georgia Leighe. IB;
night, getting a 1 to 0 victory I place in the N. L. Trailing 0 &:: G Nichols'surge ballclub beat out the Ma- placed "Joe" in Lieut. Comdr. Margaret Frasier, 2B; Catherine
when Bill Lange. SpM( >3c slam by a scant half game DocksFerries rine Guard, Boathouse. and Cook- Shields' room and then went on Hinkle, 3B; Dorothy Koch RF{
med out a long double to win a can advance into a deadlockfor Bakers for fourth place. The clubs down to chow, joining the same Audrey Boehm. CF; Jane Camp.
game which had gone into extra I the No. 4 slot by upsettinga were clustered together in the final group of officers who had been bell LF; Jane Hammond, SFj; H.
innings The Marine baseball I favored VPB2 club. take in a present at the quorum. H. Tatum SS. f\
team of the intra-station league ; Pending the outcome of the N. bunch.standings grapes By arrangement, Comdr. Wei- The Hospital WAVES had IV, '\

will take a k.o. punch next week L. Race, the Shaughnessy seriesis Marine' Guard tenanted fourth land had word brought to Lieut. I Eleanor Rose, IB; Virginia Fisher, -
when George Weber, Bill Keith. all set and the championship place in the standings last week, Comdr. Shields that "the black boy 2B; Doris Dolly. 3D; Gall Goud
Sylvester Comparinl and Jim Hen- contenders are on the mark and but the Leathernecks faltered in was waiting to see him In his bout, SS; Patricia Spurbeon CF:;

essey leave the station ready to go. Lieut. Gordon Clarkeof the stretch and Personnel, bene'onti.ned room." Nell Gidley LF; Mary Gladys
the athletic departmenttheofficer Not knowing any reason why a Kyle, RF; and qiara Reddle SF.
Lieut. Bill Ragftdale, member who directs the destiny of ( O Page Setem mess boy should want to see him This outing was supervised by ,.
of the Station skeet team, has softball on the Station-announced the Station Personnel Officer left the American Red Cross which \
been on two national championship final plans for the playoffs.The the table and went up to his room plans similar outings for patientsand
teams. Last year he was Shaughnessy series will Softball StandingsNATIONAL to find what he calls "a kindred corpsmen every two weeks.
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on the all-Navy team which match the No. 1 team of the Na- LEAGt'K soul.
took top Service honors at Syracuse tional against the No. 4 W L Pet. "The black boy turned out to be
N. Y. First football league the A & R . . . .. . .20 1 .952 an AVS crow" said Lieut. Comdr.
team in the American league; VPB2 ... .. .. .. ...... .. ..17 2 .895 Shields "and being an AVS offi-
game on the card of the preflight No. 1 team in the A. L. againstthe VTB2 . .. ... ... ...... II 6 .700 decided to befriend Softball Race Is
school at Athens, Ga. this No. 4 team in the N. L.i; and O & G . . . .... .14 7 .667 cer myself I
fall Is a contest with last sea Docks-Ferries . ........13 7 .650 him. Later when Lleut. Seymour
the No. 2 team in the N. L. against Marine Disbursing ...... .. 8 10 .444 offered him a home down at the
son's Rose Bowl team, the Georgia the No. 3 team in the A. L. and the T-5 . . ".... 9 12 .429 I Hot At Lee Field
Bulldogs Fred Illara- No.2 team in the A. L. againstthe Storekeepers) : .!!..... 8 1| 400 skeet range, agreed. I
mendy, S2c, bantamweight on VOVCS . . ....... 5 16 .238 What Lieut. Comdr. Shields did
No. 3 team in the N. L. Air Wing . !! 4 17 .190 not know, however, was that .In Fields new softball league
the Station boxing team, wentto Here's how they'll line uo in the Main Dispe.::::::: ::: 1 20 :.048 secret session the non-crow loving entered into its third week of play \,
the finals of the Southern
preliminary two out of three game with two teams Gunnery-Person-
A.A.U. held In New Orleans, AMKBICAX LEAGUEW: officers had listened to Lieut. Sey-
last winter Al Gross, series: L Pet. mour who made this novel sugges nel and A &:: R, deadlocked for the
Ensign A & R ",. Personnel. Ship' Company .. .. .18 1 .941 tion. lead but they are not being con-
Nwlmmlng and baseball star of Ships Company vs. 0 and' O Ship Store Ashore 16 4 ..800Parachute u.... &.,m..r'. Suifrttlea' ceded any victories by their opponents
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the Naval Academy, Is now at Loft .. .13 6 .634 1
Cecil Field.Definition VPB2 vs. Parachute Loft. Personnel ... ..... ...... .12 9 .571: "Give us the crow down at the s .......
> Ships Store Ashore "8. VTB2. Boathouse . ..... .... .11 10 ..521CooksBakers range for a couple of weeks and To illustrate, the Dispensary I
:!- .. ......... .1110 .524: team who handed 13-0 drub-
The winners will clash for the we'll indoctrinate him. By show- : was a
Marine Guard ... ... ... .11 10 .521
championship. Naval Hospital 10 10 .500, ing him our guns and the sure bing by the A &: R team turned
One definition of a Navy haircut Personnel FlaJthea Feel Seaman Guard ::::::::::: 7 10 .412 shots we have we'll make him understand and whipped the Fire Department
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brother 92. Then the Fire Depart-
he and his squad
: A patch of hair with white The American league produced Personnel B .'..........a. 3 Id .113! that
aldewalls.h a turbulent climax of its own lost Photo Lab ................ 0 19 ,00V CeatUatd O. Pate Sere CoallMBed O. rag SereaI

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Winners In Officers Softball League Yard Dept. News : As Congressmen Visited_ Station


M. .- .....,. _... Y-6 Boxers Claim .. ;

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Laurels Against -r WU



Coast GuardsmenChiefs <


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Burns Christ \j ,

Praised For Material inspection I i '

TidinessNews


... t about the Yard Department iJj.i

w. : &

Chief Bos'n Mates Burris and ... "'
Christ of the YSD-12, both vete- ::oo.. } ,Ir-.,-_-
rans of 20 years service, have been ,
doing a splendid job on the "Mary :oJi. :

Ann". They have taken a com Three members of a lubeommitft of the House Appropriations Committee mata

T mendation at material inspection colleague, Rep Emory H. Price of the Second Florid District, .t this Station

every Friday since the first of recently, IS the group arrived for ..n Inspection trip during which they viewed
the year. facilities both at the Air Station proper and at the Naval Air Gunners School. I In

.n Papas Riffel and Brown seem the picture (left to right) are Rap Harry R. Sheppard of California, chairman;

The Operations Softball team first place winniri in the officers league, compiled to be doing OK after getting Rep Noble Johnson of Indiana; Rep Jamie Whitten of Mississippi; and Representative

C record of 15 victories against four set backs to beat out VPB, OTU I which thrown out of their happy homes Price Rear Admiral A. B. Cool., chief of Naval Air Operational Training,
finished second with 10 triumphs and four defeats. Members of the winning team by their heirs. The big questionat Capt. Stanley J. Michael, Air Station commandant, and members of their staffs met

are I. to r. (back row) Stanley C. Strong, Lt. (|jg) Aleiandar Kroll, Lieut. Comdr.V. this time, though, is where in the visitors and conducted the tour

H. Conradt Eberlin II, Lt. (ig| ) William D. Stark, Ensign John A. Wilson and the heck are the cigars?

j' CAP L.. McHugh. (Front row) Ensign Walter Albright, Lt. (jg) George Ander- The Fire Department has two

.i fembeske.Seaman, Lieut. .Jewel E. Westmoreland'' Lt. (;9)) Joseph Hay end Lt. jg) John new members in its "Sea of Matri- N. A. O. T. C. Roundup>< >

mony Club"-J. J. Meadows, BM2c,
and A. W. Hinz, Sic.

r Guard Can Operations Takes boxing The Y-6 team members gave very of the good Station ac- News And Comment From Other Stations

counts of themselves in St. Augustine -

the Coast Guard ---- ----- --
Officers Title against -

Clinch Station glovers. Fred Illamarendy, Dick Two Floridas selves if Miami lives up to its ad-

Lee, Oliver Perry and John Mc- NAGS, Hollywood, Fla. From vance notices as a fisherman'sparadise.
Operations wound up as the Cann each punched out decisive Florida Island to Florida, U.S.A., The Welfare Officer an-
Baseball CrownBy kingpins of the Officers league by
wins. Lee produced a TKO in the
15 i3 a big change. Chief Yoeman A. nounced eight complete sets of
winning games against four defeats -
best bout of the card. !
A. Brown reported aboard here after deep sea fishing tackle are avail-
Carotus G. Anderson With the season ended and The Seaman Guard appears to being stationed at the Island, I able. for Naval personnel to use

The high-riding Seaman Guard everything over but the shouting have the a stronghold Inter-Station on baseball the pennantfor lea- 18 miles from the Solomons.A I "Hitler says he backs up all his

baseball team can clinch the cham- by Operations, formation of a new Augmented by the return of full moon out there in the ,I fighting!, men," comments the Sky-
gue.:
pionship of the regular in south Pacific always bad writer, Station
season Officers league was announced. three injured regulars, Johnny sky was publication: "They
the Intra-Station league providedIt Entries in the new loop are O'Donnell, "Ace" Coty and "Grits" news because it set the stage for seem to be able to back up by;

defeats runnerup NATTC Unit Operations, A & R, VOVCS, Supply Phillips, the Seaman Guarders fig- the Jap airmen to attack the Is- themselves."

1 Friday. Seaman Guard holds Commissary, Naval Hospital and ure to maintain their three and a land. In fact, on the moon lit Chow Is 4.0
,i' the lead of four of 6 1943 99
,
commanding Dispensary.Play night April Nip
half game lead over Unit No. 1. NAS, Melbourne, Fla. Yum,
games over Unit 1 with only five begins Monday, with games Wonder why W. B. Miller, BM2c, bombers pounded Florida Island yum, the chow here is good!
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more games to play. slated at 1615 and 1815. and Navy gunners shot down 26
is kidded much his
being so by
At least, that's what the
After the regular season is com- Any department desiring to en- of 'em relates Chief Brown. men
pleted, the top four teams in the ter a team can do so by contactingthe shipmates? The NAGS War Bond Campaignhere said in response to the question,

league will engage in a Shaughces- Physical Training departmentext. is under way and terminatesin I. "What do you think" of the chow
playoff to determine the title on this Station ? asked by the
sey ( 593). one week with the drawing of
winner. As the season officiallyends THE FINAL STANDINGS: Up The Ladder the lucky numbers by Comdr. Station newspaper.

July 30, the playoff is likely I Officers League section 1) Maxwell Leslie, commanding offi- I Typical of the answers were
to. get underway the first week in W L Pet.0erations cer. One thousand chances are such as these: "As far as Naval
August. ?. 15 4 .789 Advancements In RatingsAt grub goes, it is the best yet""As .
VPB2-OTU1: .10 4 :.714 for sale at one dollar apiece and
With the pacemakers idle the I' T-5 .-... ,11 5 ..688VPB2OTU2 1 NAS Jacksonville $1,312 worth of War Bonds and far as chow is concerned, I
past week, only NATTC Unit 4 had 10: 5 .667 Stamps will be handed out to the love it. It's grand." "Practi
A & R 6 .647
any real activity as Jupiter Pluv- VOVCS. . . . . 7 12 .368 is list of holders of the lucky numbers. First cally 4.0"Oh
ius again caused a liberal quota I section X) Following a partial en- prize is a $500 War Bond. yeah!
of postponements. Unit 4 split Naval Hospital 8 7 .533 listed personnel of this Station and -%jti,____
even in a pair of games, winning 1 Dispensary 9 8 K29 Lee Field, who were advanced in Lt. (Jg) Harold A. Scott of
Intelligence 6 9 .400 Waynesburg., is the new chap-
,. to,0 over Marine Barracks as Norm Commissary 7 11 ..389NAOTC rating, as indicated, effective July lain here. Chaplain Scott reported WAVES Stage Victory
Palmer hurled his third shutout of 6 12 .333 1:
the season, and losing 3 to 2 at Public Work 2 14 .125 NAS, JacksonUlle: from William & Mary, MTSch, to Smoker For Next Week
-' To ACM the hands of NATTC Unit 1 when : Paul E. Funderburk, Grover C. !lIze, I
Shortstop Murray, a usually brilliant To ACMMI(PA)-Lawrence J. Mer- Frigates Sail Again The Victory Smoker, commem-
, fielder, tossed wild to the Officers Of Senior B.O.Q. Tucker.To rill. Clinch. H Sheppard, Fred J. Once more frigates of the United orating the First Anniversary of

plate letting in the winning run. Have No Love For Crows ACEM (AA-Earl E. Renaker States Navy will help to protectthe the WAVES, will be presented at
The cellar-dwelling Assembly & Jr. sea lanes of this country. The
Continued Fr.m Pace SI! *: To ACMMAA)-Edwin G. Broad- historic designation "frigate" has the Main Station Auditorium

Repair column bluejackets again dented as Big the Jim victory crows will have to be quiet in the Cabbage well. )r... Ross B.A.Brown Fltta., Charles Victor! E.Hoff. C.. been given a new type of twin- Thursday, July 29, by the WAVESof

Carter hurled a 2 to 0 game over mornings. Otherwise I'll round up te'"ill(n: Javno\lch, Walter W. screw corvette, scores of which this Station. Ensign KatherineRahl
my best gunners and we'll clean Reeves James W. Wilson.To will be built by the Navy, designed -
NATTC Unit 2
allowing a pair ACOMAA)-Eugene B. Murdock assisted by Billy Reed, Y2c
of hits and striking out nine. Bob out the whole mess "of unruly Donald K. Yankey. especially to combat undersea is supervising the production. This
Malone chucked well for the los crows on this station. I To AMMlc-Gerald A. Byington, raiders. all WAVE extravaganza will depict
-
I This was a capital suggestion all Douglas E. Campbell. Bernard A. Fun AfT.hin'NAS I
ers. the outstanding events of the
Chllton, Laurence E. Coleman, Peter J.
The third winning pitcher of the the officers" agreed. Couzil, Louis T. Dombrova, Milton A. Miami, Fla.-Isaac Wal- WAVES during their year of ser
week was Harry Spechler of "But, said Lieut..Comdr. Freels, Erlce Carl B. Fain Robert "C" tons can now find out for them- vice.
who "what if the crow doesn't take the Ghormley, John R. Gnat, Joe H. C.
NATTC Unit 1 its
played Colas, Curtis B. Grant Harry (n)
indoctrination? Or what if he
first. game in two weeks. Greenoerg, Kaipn' H. uriggs, George u.Hodg fused to accept registration. Don'tbe
Hitting stars were Palmer of can't sell the idea of keeping quietin e s. Robert D. Katlban, L. influenced by "flag
the mornings to other crows. LaMere Alfred W. Lester, Russell (n) Sailor Beware waving"groups
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1 NATTC Unit 4, Bill McCloekey and without a thorough inves-
Mattson. Albert B. Mauk, Ernest W.
What do about it then?
will
, Joe Golden of Assembly & Repair, we McCrary, Robert E. Mobley, Milton (n) tigation first."Insurance.
Morrison and Williams of NATTC Comdr. Gamble had the answer Pevronel, James H. Reed, Marie F. Keep Your ShirtA Rackets" tied to the
Rooerson, Charles T. Schra be i
te that one. "Then, he said, "you
Unit I, Stone
war are not new, but they take
B. Stirling Harry Hezzle Calvin -
STANDINGSW take the matter up with the presi- W. Story. Russell 1.. Strelff, Edwin Series of Articles Expos advantage of war widows and
T; Pet.S dent of the Senior B.O.Q. He will G. Vaughn Robert H. Wells, Donald' mothers. The swindler
*ltm"n Guard . .. 17 8 .680 have to see the Executive Officer, D. Windsor.To ing Crooked Promoters offers to
NATTC Unit 1 .,. ... .12 1121! Comdr. Robert Johnson about AMM2c-Peter (n) Aarsen, Mal- collect the insurance of the deceased -
Marine Barrack .._ .12 12 .500 get- mon H. Abrams Robert L. Akers, JohnL. Who Be for a fee payable in advance.
NATTC Unit 2 .. . .13 14 .481 ting permission for Lieut Seymourand Anderson, Norman S. Barnes, Don- May Operatingin He shows a fake policy
NATTC Unit 4 ,12 14 .461 his crow shooting Chiefs to ald W. Beaumont, Chester O. Beers claiming
Assembly & Repair. . 8 15 .347 rid the Station of these disturb Robert O. Belote, Charles E. Blackman Jacksonville the husband or son had taken it
WEEK'S RESULTS John In) Blaszcyk. John B. Bon- out without telling the family.. Af
Marine Barrack 0. NATTC Unit 4. 1. ers. Hay, "J" "E" Bonner, Jam s C. Bower ter collecting the advance fee
AKdfmhly & Repair 2. NATTC Unit 2, O.WATTC But regardless of whether "Joe"is Joseph L. Brady, jr., Nelson M. Some More Rackets needless to the swindler dis-,
Brown, Jack C. Brunen. Albert A. say
Unit 1, 3. NATTC Unit 4, 2. able to make his brother crows
Harmon N.
Claccla. Junlus (n) Clifton. appears.
< at benefit by his indoctrinal trainingat Cornelius, John (n) Crlado. Ernest H. "Grow Your Own Coffee" says "Puzzle Contests" be
the range, it appears that the Culver, James E. IInfia Nlckolas. (n) an advertiser offering domestic may merely -*
Station Softball lives of the crows will be long Derov, Walter T. FIJol L. Fuhrman coffee seeds The seeds in ques- "come-ons" to purchase mer-
Billy D. Greene. Russell S. Hartley chandise. In a current contest, the
, Continued From Page Sic! : and their chatter loud for the man Loren L. Hawkins, William L. tion have been identified by the original rules called for the solving
who must walk the last mile to laves Glenn A. Hoefiee.; Richard G. Department of Botany of the Penn-
filing from a pair of Mated HaroldV. of 120 picture puzzles with
obtain their death sentence is their llubilg, Glenn A. Jorgensen sylvania State College as
wins finished on top. Joyce Turner C. Justus. Robert A. soy the payment of $3.00 for some
best friend. beans. The Federal Trade Commis
Helen Joseph R. Ko/lowskl, Arne W.Kulu
books. Then there
thousandstied
Personnel had win were
to its last
He is Lieut. Comdr. Shields, : Louis (n) LaGrande. RaymondW. sion has been furnished with the
three in to for first place. A second set
games a row secure Lamm Gordon C. Lee Jr. facts.
e the No. 4 slot and they did it. president of the Senior B.O.Q. John H. Lctz, Lyle J. Mach, William of puzzles was then submitted calling
-' Kollon A. Mc "Mothers of World War II" the
: E. Matthews jr. for the inevitable $3.00
With Lt: Nichols clouting two dou- for an-
Neil, Gustavo F. Meeks. Herman (n)
of which have been
bles, the "Office Outfit" blanked Lee Field Race Is Close Meyer George R. Miller. Moses L. purposes vaguely other set of books. Again there
Photo Lab, 11 to 0. In the last Newsome, Auno V. Olson. Jennings: W. reported as "we are organ- are thousands tied for first place,
lap Personnel squeezed out a 1- Continued From I'age<< Six O'Qulnn. Max "J" Oren. George W.. ized to do the things that only and to continue participation the
F Reldlei. James C.Salsbury
to-0 triumph over VM Hangar in ment, three-time losers with no :n thJil: Schenck. Dale R. mothers can understand and can ante is raised to $7.50 for a third
eight inninpj behind Reagan's wins, threw a last-minute rally at Scott John W. Shows Earl O. Snyder do for their sons ahd daughters". set of books. 'Nuff jsaid" about
favored Gunnery-Personnel that George II. Southall. EmU J. Venezlale.Orvllle In addition to annual dues of fifty such contests. ,
shutout mound job. It was a hard
J. Vorb > 'k. Glen T. Williams
((
fell short for 8-6 loss. To cents, members to
are required '
just an
"INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOU
grind for Personnel but they produced Alflo' Arthur H. Ziegler.
continue the the I'Jo FIELD purchase from "National Head- '
the winning run in the 8th upiise, Compartment : IN".EST"iioI
Cleaners, who have yet to To AMM2c-Clarence V. Beck. GeraldW. .quarters" certain caps and pins ?
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on.: a walk to Reba and echoeing
J. Bunn. To RI\I3\-Jamt's. S.
hit the win column and who were "Tied to the War"-There are Cafe Civilians
single, by Herrin and Lang. Barjssley.: To ARM2c-Albert K. Cham For .
:Meanwhile, Marine Guard fell scheduled for a thorough shellack- pagne. To COX-Claud B. Farmer already, and many more can be expected -
I ing by the strong A & R outfit, Llyoct R. Payne. To RHIcIIEugeneH organizations set by Service personnel, including officers -
apart at the seams in the show- F. up
Fellers. To AOM2c-Benjamin
down chase. Parachute Loft fell- held that team to a hotly-contested Yearly. Richard R. 2>nda. To CM3cHarry promoters as purely moneymakIng are forbidden from using!' the

ed 'em 7 to 4, with Simms tossln 4-2 scoie. C. Know lea. 'roCA3eltenryLong schemes for personal gain. civilian cafeteria between 1145 and
the win. And the fast Ship's Corn- The standings, up to and Includ- E, Frirk, llorrace. Woody. To Sic-George Some already known as questionable I 1300 daily. The change was made

t many club dealt a death blow to ing Monday night's game, ate: To S2c-Jame* B. Henry, Lee R. in purpose and deed are: necessary by the new rule prohibiting -
the Leathernecks by ekeing out a TEAMGunnery.Personnel Graham John W. Wester. American Flying Services Founda- civilian personnel from eat-

2 to 1 verdict. Chief Farnum delivered W 3 L 0 tion, United National Refugee ing at Ship's Service.

the fatal wallop-a game- Assembly and Repair' : ::::.::::::: 3 0 Present Arms! Fund, Inc., Flag In Every Home """i-k _

winning home run in the last Inn- Marines ... .....< 2 '1Dispensary The salute executed today by Committee, Service Kits, Inc., etc., Amen! .,
ing. It was the cruelest blow of fire I Department; :: :,: :: ::::,*.<:..,,..: 0 2 4 1 'present arms" ori&lnaJly'meant to for all of which the President'sWar Loafing is never so sweet as

all. Compartment Cleaners: ':::::::::: 0 4 present for taking. Relief Control Board has re- : when one should be working.




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Police Department Exclusive: fax Heroes With Admiral Halsey In War Zone! Small Percentage l



Explains Change Of War Bonds Are



'. In Traffic Rules 4 ; ta Redeemed In U. S.' ,t

..4'
Facilitate Heavy Travel Only Four Per Cent AK )

From 1630 to 1730 With __ Turned In; Jacksonville Report *

Revised Regulations Unusually GoodThe I

Office of the Secretary of
Due to the fact that the A. & R.Is .... Treasury issued a statement repudiating -
now securing 1630, several d unfounded rumors that
new traffic regulations have been z redemption of War Bonds has become ,
'. established. They are now being a menace to the success of 1
enforced by the police department wh ', u nqx4' t the voluntary saving campaign.Here .
I. and the cooperation of all person- ,,tSdM A are the facts:
nel is requested in order to facilitate Between May 1, 1941 when
the handling of heavy traffic United States Savings Bonds Se
from 1630 to 1730. ries E. F and G were first issued.
1. There will be only westbound and May 31, 1943, cash receipts
traffic on Yorktown and Albe from the sale of these issues have
marie avenues from 1630 to 1730. exceeded 17% billion dollars. Cum
2. During these same hours no :*' : ulative redemptions for this period
Vehicles will be allowed to cross I : i --- amounted to $700-or only four per
yorktown. ; cent of sales. Ninety six per cent
3. All hands are now permitted .. of all War Savings Bonds purchased

to use the North gate as well as ....;.!J-: ;' ,,' still remain in effect. 1
the Main gate between the hours '' -..... The Federal Reserve Bank of .
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pf 1630 and 1730, but not at any .. .''" r. ...-wa Jacksonville reports that an unusually ,
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Other time. small percentage of bond I )
4. People who work south of issued by this Station's War Bond.. .
:Yorktown avenue and who desireto Office have been turned in through I
use the North Gate must go .. "tsrtauv ,wv n ... !t lI: No. 1 them for redemption
down Wasp or Wright streets in
order to get to Albemarle.
5. Incoming traffic from 1630 to
1730 must use Saratoga or Enter 1

prise.from the And Main when Gate they should come turn in r 'E'Ea4 i 1j j 1I

right on Yorktown before reachingthe I
above named streets.If .
you observe these new rules
the police promise that the traffic l A' ,
will move much quicker and all ,, if 1
hands will be able to make better #
time.
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WAVES Feature \

By Edith Brink worth. YSo

Radio Programs ) Ensign Katherine Rah, recreation I

d and athletic officer, reportsthe
On AnniversaryThe program commemorating the
first anniversary of. the WAVESis
four radio programs origi- progressing very rapidly. En-
nating at the Station will pay special sign Rahl is assisted with the pro-
tribute to the WAVES on the gram which will be presented
pccasion of their first anniversary.On July 29 at the Main Station auditorium -
"Navy Wings" Friday nightat ,. by Jean Shirley, SpS)2c( ,
2100 over WJAX Radioman 3c w o and Marie Duffey, RM3c.
;Ruth Jessel will be featured as This program will also be pre-
soloist. On "Wings Over America" sented July 30 at the banquet at
Tuesday over WJHP at 2100 Lieutenant the George Washington Hotel sponsored
(jg) Eunice Horne, officer by the Business and Professional -
In charge of the WAVE Regimentat Woman's Club for the Naval
NAS, will be the guest. She Officer Procurement of Jackson
No. 2 No. 3
will preview the work of the ville.
WAVES for the coming year. These i"t.r..+t n9 pictures cams from the files of i Nn.t 1 officer r.c.nHy rfurn. "Navy Vespers" Wednesday News' knowltdg, this ii the fir it time they have been publi.h.d. The photos were fakes aboard on. of our carriers in the on this Station the first of
over WPDQ will feature the Pacific war sane, shotft.r/ the battl of Santa. Crui. the week. In this draft are \
WAVE Choir and Buddy Balbo No. On*-Son*. mighty aggressive war plan must hav .m.d from this informal maating of four of our fighting Aviation Machinist's Mates and
will play special numbers dedicatedto leaders at Raar Admiral Charles P. Mason, first commanding officer; of the Jacksonville! Naval Air Station and commandar the Metalsn\iths\ from the Naval 1
the WAVES anniversary on of the carrr! HORNET (third from left) sits in earnest discussion with (left to right: ) Capt. Jack Tate, a carrier comm,. Training School at Norman, Oklahoma -
"SwlngVith the Navy" pver d.,, Admiral William F. Halsey, commander of our South Pacific forces, and Capt. A. C. Doyle, another carrier com and Hospital Appren

WMBR Saturday at 2000 mander.No. tires from Bethesda, Md. i
.. Two-Former slipper of "Fighting 72" aboard the, HORNET and now training officer of an advanced fighter; treinin9.qu.dron Helen Gardner, Y3c, and Lt.
,t Lee Field, li.ut. Comdr. Henry 6. "Sanchez is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross by Admiral Haltey for Lawrence Bradee, of the Army Air
lilt wITrWDays -7 tit inspiring leadership of his squadron in south" Pacific battles.No. Corps were married at the All
Three-Rear Admiral Mason receives the coveted Navy Cross from Admiral Haliey for his heroic command of the, Saint's Chapel Thursday evening
Of Goo And carrier HORNET in the Santa Crux battle, The official I Navy Department citation referred to "his cool and aggressive at 7 p. m. Attendants were Eve-
determination in directing his ship both in and 1 against attack." His direction of the early destinies of the Jacksonville Naval lyn Nagy, SK3c, and Ensign Gilbert
Hell In PacificThe Air Station presaged his future successes in the war areas of the Pacific. Zuccarinl, both of this Sta
tion. Yeoman Gardner is assignedto

first eye-witness account of Lee Fielders Find Combination Commercial BulletinFOR the office Headquarters of the WAVES and Lt. Regimental Bra-
how American forces fiercely
RENT
i dee, until recently stationed in
fought the Japs on their successful Nicely furnished corner room with Avon Park, Florida, will now go
trek from Rice Anchorage toDragon's twin bed and adjoining bath 3894
to an air base in Texas.
Peninsula was told by Herschel Double Street room with 2-6J76.twin bed and Ensigns Ruth Lundvall and
Lieut. (Jg) George M. Rounds, Jr., Of Silver Springs and WACS OK private bath. 2319 Oak St.. 7-64J6. Grace Taylor report a very enjoy
a former aviation cadet on this Two connecting rooms with private able trip to Miami over the week
Station. Lieut. Rounds returned bath. 28JO Park St., U2'J8.
Two double rooms, 2773: Riverside end. They visited the. WAVES stationed .
from Northern New Georgia in the By C. S. Wilkes, Ylc Chief Sam Breslow and the com- Avenue. 2-5240.) in that vicinity.
with entrance
Southwest Pacific to comparative Double room private
safety In Guadalcanal where he The recent tour to Silver Springs missary oooks came through with and private bath, 2256 St. Johns Avenue Several of the girls are now on
76i17.Lovely leave or will go this week for visits
related his picturesque story to proved> to be a bigger occasion than sandwiches, cakes and punch, to rooms Glanusk" Mrs. with their families. Among them

an Associated had Press much correspondent."I fun in the boys expected. It Is always an help things. The dance stopped at Acosta, 4667 PASSENGER Ortega Blvd.WANTEDTo 2-1964. are Katherine Bang, SpT)3c) one
never so my
life," said the Officer. "It was interesting trip but this time they 2300 but some paused an addi- San t 1. to help of the link trainers, who is in
e"rerr"ai
with Navy wife. Washington, D. C.; Anne Harris ,
Beven days of goo and hell, but found that a transport of several tional half-hour to refresh them- Call SK3c. the Commandant's orderly
the wiped out 350 to 400 Japs, I hundred WACS was on hand. Of selves. 22000.WANTED left Sunday and will spend her
tell those Marine boys are rug- An officer and wife to occupy free
you Competition in the Softball lea- in Tennessee Thomas
is course, In true Navy fashion, they I and all home privileges In home leave ; Ruby ,
think there
I don't
ged. any proceeded to convoy them around gue is getting hotter by the hour rit:: officer's wife In return for com SK3c, is headed for Stockton California -
kind of country that can stop
panionship. Call 2-8343. is
in
them." the "dangerous" waters of the I and picking the favorite is a tough Swap house on air station for one ; Libby King SK3c
Miami and Isabelle Schramm
Lieut. Rounds, pilot of a Daunt- Springs. Chaplain Warner is expecting nod to on beach." Married enlisted men's quar ; ,
it R
job. A gets a slight tern Warrant Officer I Archie McClure.Phone : 3K3c, left Wednesday for her home
less dlvebomber, was with a com- a rush of new applIcantsfor week 8135: or 21697.
date. Best play of the was in Frackvllle, Pa.
bined force of Marine raiders and the next tour. I WANTED TO BUY t,
at Armsat
Jewell Lucius, Master
!Army troops assigned to carry outa It seems there is a legend at pulled off by shortstop "Slick"Moyer Cocker spaniel not more than six '
flanking: movement from the the Springs that if a girl picks a of the Fire Dept. when he months old. Paul Moore, Photograph. Building .22, has received her
northeast against the Japs on certain water flower and places it raced behind third base, made a er Second Class. Phone extension 288. rating of Storekeeper, third claN

;Munda point. They struggle for a.week in her shoe, she will soon be married backhand stab of a ball that had: One way furlough FOR SALE ticket from Jacksonville '=!
through root-tangled, rain- Sammy Talcou reports that carooned off the third baseman'sglove \ to New York. Call Ens. Charles
:mired jungle in a primitive battle a lot of WACS were busy like and still managed to get the Freed Ext. W33. Hospital Patient Here
survival. man Domino- from second to third. | ia] *Jfr i
pf"It's amazing what men will en- bees.The most unusual sight of the Best pitching stint to date is the Restrict Phone-Useag8 Receives Purple Heart
lure for a few days when they trip-the: whole busload of men two-hitter that Pitsenbarger of A
have to," Lieut. Rounds, a native drinking-orange Juice. Properly & R served un to the Dispensary In Pay phone facilities are to be Captain John J. O'Malley, commanding
pi Birmingham, Mich., declared. chaperoned, of course. winning: 130. used by Naval and civilian personnel officer at the Naval .Ios-
r-, -r.Jfa m Chief Gunner's Mate Duer- The skeet team, although it for personal calls, incoming or pltal here, presented the Purple
stock left Monday for Washing' didn't walk off with any cups, outgoing. The use of official phones Heart to Charles R. Beaty, AMM1c, "
(Civilians Curbed ton. lIe will be greatly missed made a good showing in the Southeastern for personal calls is forbidden. here recently.
Rationed foods are not available at Lee Field but future armed Open. It was their first ---, Beaty, a patient at the hospital,
for civilian employees consumptionat guard crews will benefit by the competitive effort and Chief R. Bond Sales Boom was wounded when Japs riddled an
Ship's Service activities, according Sheriff's experience lie served Stevens says that a few of the American plane in action in the \
to an order which became effective with the armed guard during birds they missed through lack of I. Navy personnel purchased $21- Solomon Islands. The 23-year-old (
on the Station July 17. The World War I. tournament experience would have I 099,466 in War Savings Bonds in Bluejacket was evacuated to the -
Bale of cigarettes will be made ex- The big dance at the west han- put them right up there. Leading June, the second largest volume Navy Hospital at San Diego and
)elusively to Naval personnel. However gar last week was pronounced 'a scorer for the team was Frank I for any month since the Navy recently was transferred here in
civilians may continue to pur- success, although some of the boys Beckwith with 90x100. Stevens was Bond competition was inauguratedIn order to be nearer his home Lakeland -
phase: unrationed foods. complained of thirst. However, next with 87x100 I October 1911. Fla.PagEjght .





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