Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 5, 1943
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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) WAVES Officer Report Cabs AreS Commander Grant New A & R Officere

till "Soaking"Naval

1r Personnel As Commander Rhodes Goes OverseasKey

"Refuse To Pay" Over- Post Changes Hands HereComdr. Pacific Battle Veteran j j

# Charges; Drivers Seek Relieves Popular Chief

Approval Of New Rates L u Of Station's Big Plant

There is more than one way to Welcomes for Commander Ethe-
skin a cat and by the same tokena ridge Grant, USN, and fond fare
number of Jacksonville taxicab welis for Commander Braxton
drivers have found ways to extract Rhodes, USN have been in order
t excessive fares from Naval per- following Tuesday's change of of.
I sonnel despite recent warnings. lti, fleers at the Station's huge Assem.
M. C. Hughes, Jacksonville taxi- bly and Repair department.Comdr. .
cab inspector, and M. V. Joyner. d n Wi.m Rhodes, popular A & R '
president of the Thrift and Econ- Officer, has been detached and is
omy Cab Companies, recently instructed to assume new duties outside the
Naval personnel to "re- continental limits of the United
fuse to pay" drivers more than States. He has been at A & R
the fixed rates for transportation since April 9, 1911, when he came
from Jacksonville to this Station. here as a lieutenant commanderand
Lt. (jsr) Gladys: Trice I Rates $t.M and $2 assistant to Comdr. Andrew
Officer For
Administrative The fixed rate from downtownJax Krinkland He later became A &
WAVESRelieves to the Main Gate here is R Officer and was promoted to
established at $1.50, regardless of the rank of commander on July
Lt. HorneAs whether there is one passenger or 17, 1942.
five, Mr. Hughes and Mr. Joyner Comdr. Grant, the new A & R
said. The $1.50 zone includes the Officer, is a native of Chicago 111.,
WAVES Officer Navy Bus station at the corner of and was graduated from the Naval
Clay and Adams streets. Mr. Is Academy in 1926. He has been in
Hughes said special rates are in ti the thick of hostilities since the
Aboard StationNew effect for the zones at the Union IJraxton Rhodes Comdr. Ktherldge Grant outbreak of the war and, in fact,
Railroad Station and the Florida -- was commanding officer of the
Is Motor Lines and Greyhound Bus USS PRESTON, seaplane tender
Station at Bay and Hogan streets. Hallelujah Prices ReducedBy for PBYs. The ship was attacked

A Former Executive For These are two dollar zones for one by Japanese aircraft on the fate
or five passengers. ful morning of December 7, 1911.
Utilities Service However, a number of officers Station's ServiceLt. The PRESTON was bombed one
and enlisted men report taxi driv- Ships hour after she received word of
Lieutenant (jg) Eunice A. ers have been reluctant to trans the attack on Pearl Harbor. Par-
Horne, WR. U. S. N. R., Senior port them to the Station for the --- ticipating in various minor engagements
Comdr. Matthews Is :
WAVES Officer and Officer-in- fixed rates. It has been reportedthe ,: the PRESTON, in
Charge of the Waves Regimenthas drivers arc taking advantageof Nearing Goal To Sell' Bomb Target Built command of Comdr. Grant, waged I
been detached and succeededby many men who are late and running battles for almost three \
Lieutenant (jg) Gladys B. must report aboard the Station Everything At Cost months and was pushed down from
Price, WR, U.S.N.K.. who at the quickly. Public Works Manila to Perth, Australia. o
present time is the only WAVE in Some drivers are said to load up Paging Ripley! By Looking back at those early
Ship's Service Department. their cabs with five or six pas The cost of living for Naval days of the conflict in retro
Another change became effective sengers and then before leavingask personnel on the Main Station is Landlubbers Picked spect, Comdr. Grant remarked"we
13 For
yesterday when Ensign Katherine them if they are willing to going down. were hopelessly outnumbered
hahl relieved Lt. (jg) Ellen Little- pay 50 cents apiece. Various The good news emanated from Hard Construction Jot In by the Japs." He added that
John as Executive Officer, WAVES other schemes for overcharginghave the Ship's Service Department.A "Admiral Hart did an excellent
Regiment. Ensign Rahl retains been reported. I general reduction in pricesby Ocean; It's Done job getting as many ships and
her duties as Athletic and Welfare' Ensigns Charged $9 I Ship's Service was announced. men out as he did"
Officer for WAVES Regiment. I The most flagrant violation of Drug items, uniforms, insigniasand Civilian contracting firms said Comdr. Grant reported here directly
Lieutenant (Jg) Home departsfor fixed rates was the case of three I other accessories, items of they couldn't do it-so thirteenmen from the Southwest Pacific.
duty at Hampton Roads, Vir- Ensigns, newly arrived' and unfamiliar necessity, and haircuts and other from the Public Works De- .
teacher in the with the rates who cost. After graduating from the Naval :
ginia. A former were I such services are reduced in partment of the Station put to
high school in Jacksonville, Lieu- charged $9 for transportation from i Credit for the cut in the cost sea aboard the USS TYRER withan Academy Comdr. Grant serve J
tenant (jg) Home has been as- the Railroad Station to the Main I of living goes to Lieut. Comdr. L. 80 foot steel barge In tow, ed aboard the USS ARCTIC and I
sociated with the supervision of Gate. M. Matthews, USN(ret), Ship's laden with machinery and tools for later in destroyer squadrons at I
enlisted WAVES here on the sta- Naval personnel overchargedare Service Officer. the job of building a permanent San Diego. He began flight training }
tion since the WAVES first arrived advised by Mr. Hughes and Explaining the reductions Lieut. bombing target several miles at I at the Pensacola Naval Air
here in January and has Mr. Joyner to refuse to pay the (jg) J. R. Adams, assistant Ship's sea-and they "dood it". Station in 1929 and won his wingsin
been the Oficer-in-Charge since the excess fare.Meanwhile. Service officer, said: Because the student bombardiers 1930. For two years he was
beginning of March. i taxicab drivers claim "It has been Commander Mat- at this Station are so accuratein in VO units aboard battleships and
Lieutenant (Jg) Price, who is a they are unable to obtain suffi- thews' policy to give the service- spotting their practice shots from 1932 to 1933 was with patrol
daughter of Mrs. J. Whitford is a cient gasoline from the OPA to men the best break possible. He they have demolished everything squadrons at San Diego and in
native of Michigan, and a graduate I operate profitably. The driversare has been working towards a goalof I the Navy sent out for them to Panama.
of Oregon State College where she reportedly seeking to establishnew selling everything at cost to. aim at. Now the Public Works Post graduate work in Aeronautical .
specialized in Home Economics. fixed rates with the approvalof the servicemen and he expects to'' Department has a permanent target I I engineering at the Universityof
Following her graduation, she organized the OPA, the city of Jackson. reach it in the near future." twelve miles North of Fer-I Michigan occupied Comdr.
the Home Economics Department ville and the Navy. Ship's Service on the Main Station nandina and four miles East of Grant's time in 1931, 1935 and
: on the Seattle Daily --\ i today boasts one of the low- Cumberland Island. 1936. Then came three years duty j
Times. Later she went to Phoenix est price scales in existence in The target is formed by 25 Continued OB rare Thee
Arizona, where she was appointedhead 215,000 MarinesThe the service.Of piles, each about 65 feet long
of the Home Service De- Marine Corps has about special interest to Naval personnel which were driven into the
partment i ubhc Relations and officers, it was announced is the new barbershop I shallow-water above Stafford's Variety FeaturedOn
Sales Promotion-of the Central charges. Haircuts for enlistedmen Shoals. These dolphins support
Arizona Light and Power Com have been cut from 30c to 20c, the target canopy which is easily

pany. Dances Or Movies? shampoos from 50c to 35c, replaced after our bombingboyshave Victory Smoker)
After several successful years
shaves from 20c to 15c, singes dropped couple tons on
with this organization, she wa.s4ed from 20c to 15c and its
Would you rather have massages surface ..
to organize a similar de- dances or movies on Saturday from 50c to 35c. For officers hair- But to build the structure, to.. Program TonightThe
for the Southern Gas nights You have a chance to cuts have been pruned from 35c to sink the piles and frame them, it
Gas Company, the larg- express your opinion. Turn to 25c, shampoos from 50c to 35c, took hard work. The 13 men picked :
est natural gas company in the page 4 and find out the full details I shaves from 25c to 20c, singes for the Job were chosen for Victory Smoker will be
United States with over a million In TILE SMOKING I.\ tl.. from 20c to 15c: and massages their ability to swim, as well as welcomed back tonight at 1930 at
meters in use. Her department from 50c to 35c. their knowledge of the task at Mason Field after a lapse of two
consisted of twenty graduate Home hand Unused to the deep water weeks.
Economic experts who handled all The Smoker revival this
they were handicapped by the
sales promotions and public rela- Navy Bluejay Sings 'Bob White'And heavy sea and swell that was con- evening features variety entertain
tions.In. tinually knocking one or more into ment with a little of everything,
1910 and 1911 her services the drink. Director Billy Reed announced.
were loaned to the Honolulu Gas Mimics Grandfather ClockBy The men worked from four In Starred in the cast are Ray
Company:: where she built up a the morning until eight in the, Vaughn, witty MC and musical
similar department Lt. (jg) Elizabeth Ilallantlne and this apparently was its evening when weather permitted.In maestro at the Mayflower hotel;
Lieutenant (jg) Price Is a first transgarden flight. SinceIt spite of the difficulties ex- lovely Joan Reed, singer of the
member of the Los Angeles Advertising Frankly, If the story had been was using largely a glider perienced, and the lack of "sea- Mayflower; and Dashington'sDogs
Women and the American told by anyone other than Lieu- form of aviation, it sat rather legs" among the workmen, no one a novelty act of cunning
Edward :M.
Home Economics Associa- tenant Commander .
helplessly upon the windowslll suffered even a minor injury. canines.
tion. In 1939 she was the Na- Shields, renouned alike for his and looked over the situation The civilian men who accomplished The remainder of the program is
tional Chairman of the Home veracity and his love for his with scared, bright eyes. One the Job under Putt D. Bally made up of Naval entertainers, including -
Service Committee for the feathered friends, it would have of the children approached the foreman, and Cliff Hubble, Ray Gallagher, choir solo
American Gas Association been hard to believe. bird gently with some crumbs assistant foreman on the job, ist; Tex Mance, rope throwing:
She reported to this Station One beautiful Spring day in which surprisingly enough the were: E H. Stokes, V. Braddock, sailor and his shadow, Smokey;
from the Naval Training Schoolat Westchester County Pennsylvania bluejay ate. R. H. Howard H. Felder M. Douglas Frank Shannon, mimic; Frank
Northampton in December 1912 I the kind of day when win- Each morning thereafter the F. A. Simmons. S, F. Mad- Smith a warbler; Oliver Edmon,
of the most Important billets dows are open to the garden and bird appeared for breakfast. and don W. H. Howard. E. L. Hall, andF. the colored whiz who won the Station -
.e has filled here has been inp's the screens haven't been put up when he discovered that the Jenkins and W. Ashley, two Cadence Counting Champion.
into the
Service where she set up yet, a bluejay flew Shields family ate at other times colored helpers. ship and his platoon of negro
the WAVES Store in Building 720. dining room breakfast. as well he soon acquired the ha Jenkins a good swimmer and boots; and the usual boot amateur
She also has charge of Store family was at Continued on seven hour topped by boxing bouts j jF jI
bluejay Continued Os Pane Seven
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I JAX AIR NEWS August 5 1943

Meet Our Heroes-Lt. (jg.) Conner: I Warrant BoatswainIs 'Commander Grant' Wanted! Photos Or

American New A & Officer I

Typical Boy Took 50th MemberOf Factual MaterialOf

For This Station

Part In Invasion Of Africa $1,000 Bond Club with Continued a torpedo From rate squadron On* In the I. Foreign Lands S'

aircraft carrier SARATOGA where
[ I 0" ---- William C. Of Naval officer Comdr. I The Office of Naval Intelligence
I I'' (EDITOR'S NOTE: This Is one of slty of Virginia graduating from Lloyd he became flight ,
the latter in 1938 with a BS de- Grant was engine overhaul officer -, Washington, D. C., is anxious to
a series( of stories describing the Air Gunners School Puts !
battle aboard dree. While at Virginia he rep"resented at the Naval Air Station in acquire information of value about
exploits officers I
Harbor in 1939 and 1940, all foreign countries with especial
the Cavaliers Pearl
this and outlying Stations who on the bas- Cash On Line !II I
have won decorations:) ketball court, !in football, track and reporting to the PRESTON from I I emphasis on potential combat

golf, being one of those athletic William C. Lloyd, Warrant there. areas.

By Lt. (jg) Stanley Culp rarities, a four letter man. Following Boatswain, USN (Ret.) of the Na- I Comdr. Grant Is married to the I I Photographs and factual mate

One could far and look of- graduation he was assist val Air Gunners School, Jackson former :Miss Margaret Babb of1 rial are desired.

ten for the go typical American ant football coach at Virginia for ville, Fla., on July 30 became I Champagne. Ill They have a 121| Defining factual material the

Youth without finding one that a short period of time. member "No. 50" in .the "$1,000 year old daughter. Comdr. and Intelligence department says it

Fighter pilots should get plenty Club" sponsored by the War Bond 1 :Mrs. Grant will reside in the for would include Information regard
more nearly meets those specifications ,
of gunnery practice if they are Office at this Station for those mer quarters of Comdr. and Mrs. I ing non-military industries which
than Lieut (jg) A. B.
_n-_ -- -- -.- -- .. who make a single purchase of Rhodes aboard this Station. I have been diverted to military use,
Naval flier
Conner ,
$1,000 or more TnW Bonds The departing A & R Officer, beaches and landmarks, the typeof
who la the holder of the Silver
When Mr. Lloyd took out his mem- Comdr. Rhodes is a veteran of terrain, a description of the
Star for gallantry in action dur- A.
bership the Club was not yet a 35: years in Naval service and i beaches in detail at high, low,
the of the North
African ing opening days. c month old."Don't holds the World War I Medal I| medium and extreme tides, type

campaign.Shy sun-tanned but get the idea I'm rollin'In with foreign service, Good Con- I of bottom, description and heighthof
retiring, ,
dough," the Bos'n commented. duct Medal, Portuguese Distinguished escarpments, boulders and other
with it all possessing a personablegrin
'Cause I'm not. And I haven't Military Aviator Medal physical obstructions; machinery
that will not be wiped from
sold real estate either. Mrs. and the American Defense Medal in etc.
his face this son-in-law of Ad- any I i repair shops, power plants, ,
Lloyd and I saved this money-a with star. He is a nativeof I !in those areas which may be in-
miral John Dale Price, former
commandant of the Jacksonville little at a time, like the President. Windsor, N. C. vaded; airports, seaplane bases, .
asked us to do." I Highlights of Comdr. Rhodes' 1 etc. It also includes spot politl-
Naval Air Station, would much
,, If only a lot of other people naval career .nclude: II cal information.The .
rather talk about his infant son, "
would do the same the Bos'n (I I 1938-41-With Battlefleet aviation countries and areas of primary
Andrew B. Conner III, who "makes ..
would be a lot happier. He knows repair unit, headquarters at interest are Japan Japanese
of noise than about I
plenty l'/ darn well they're able to, but some Pearl Harbor. | occupied territory, Pacific Islands
hick he awardedthe
for was
exploits Silver Star.\ I of them aren't doing it. Andhe's I'I 193:5-: Superintendent engine ( in the combat zone, Italy, the

Lieut. Conner enlisted at Ana- all for bond-buying as an aviation school at San Diego. I North Mediterranean shores, any
anti-inflation measure.In I.I 1932-35-Executive officeror of the Islands in the :Mediterran
coetia, D. C., May 15, 1941, and
addition to his $1,000 purchase Utility Squadron Battlefleet.1930.32Commanding can and the Balkans.

:there received, at his this preliminary Station, training and at : :Mr. Lloyd buys a $50 War I II officer of I All personnel, Naval or civilian,

base Bond each month through a pay VN squadron at Pensacola. of this Station or Auxiliary Stations -
the latter 1
Miami. It at
was allotment. He was one of the'charter" I 1927-30-Aboard USS LEXING- I who have any such information -
that he won his wings Feb. 12, I
signers who helped make I TON.192527Superintendent. are requested to immediately
1942. the Naval Air Gunners School the : of
engine notify the Station Intelli-
Shortly after finishing, at Miami I
he went back to Norfolk r only station .n the nation to go I overhaul and flight tests at gence Officer at Extension 481.
100% in the allotment drive. Pensacola.
-- --
where he remained for 13 days I
I 1922-25-Aboaid USS LANG-
before being attached to a Fight- '
(jg) Conner LEY.
ing Squadron for patrol work in
1920-22-In Atlantic fleet in Ferry'sCrew
the North Atlantic.It going to meet the enemy with

was dawn on the 8th of better than an even chance of sur- Up The Ladder USS PENNSYLVANIA. I

November last year that Lieut. vival, believes Lieut. Conner. 1919-A member of NC4 crew

Conner and the remainder of his For the past year and four as relief pilot, on attempted Trans- Rescues

squadron took off from a carrier, months Lieut. Conner has been Advancements In Ratings Atlantic flight. ,

headed for C sablanca, with the married to the former Miss Dale Comdr. Rhodes was in Englandand I
At NAS Jacksonville France the first World Four PersonsI
J during
objective of strafing and dropping Price, attractive and personable .. I
War. He was commissioned in the
daughter of Rear Admiral
incendiary bombs on an airdrome John
there. "We completed our mission Dale Price, and the couple, with Following is a partial list of Naval Reserve in 1917. At the I versatile crew of the USS

," he said, "and pulled out to their young son, reside at 4544 enlisted personnel of this Station outbreak of war he was chief in- DEWEES Station Ferry Boat,
structor to Yale Unit No. One I
leave. A squadron of 16 French Ramona Boulevard, Jacksonville. and Lee Field, who were advanced came to the rescue of three maidens -
Huntington L. I., which included I
fighters was waiting for us at f in rating as indicated, effective and a man in distress last
who since have
men scaled
]:>,000 feet. It was quite 'k melee.I I July 1 : many Saturday.
just happened to get on one V-12 ApplicationsWill To AM3c-Calvin A. Beaver. GeorgeA. the heights of success. One of j The crew saved four survivorsof
A. Ernest T. his students was Artemus Gates,
S Uunggoll I. Patrick
and shot him down. He hit theeea Be Received P. Hanobcclc, William D. Kane, now assistant secretary of the a capsized sailboat-Miss Jennie
in flames. I might have downed William D. Reamy Samuel W. Reed for Air. Powers. Miss Peggy O'Brien, Miss

another, but he went into the Applications from men aboard Ray Rhoden, Jack S. Williams.To Navy Locky Morris and M. Stornes-In

clouds and could only be scored asa this Station desiring to qualify for J.ARM2c-George Hlllman, Jr., E.Charles Herlong A.. Mac-Harry ficers Admired alike by, Comdr.enlisted Rhodes men and has of- I the St. John's River. The foursome

'probable'.'' the Fall increment of the V-12 Innes. been 'i was returned safely to DuPont
"Was that your first combat Navy College training program To ARM3c-Joseph S. Burns, Jr, a believer in competitive -:o Dock, none the worse except for
William A. Jr. sports here. He was a staunch i I
action?" "Yes, it was my first will be received by the Education To! AOMlc Ogllvle.-Herbert J. Anderson, supporter of A & R athletic teams a scare and a soaking.

real experience under fire," ans- office beginning immediately, it George W. Bounds Maynard S. LInd. and his efforts are largely i I| Joseph W. Winters, BMlc pilotof
To AOM2c Maxle H. Benton Norman respon-
wered Lieut. Conner. "What was was announced today. !I
D. Farlow, Kermit H. Huff, Za- sible for the brilliant record the DEWEES, played a promi.
your reaction? he was asked. "I : Aspirants for this academic charla Levy, Guy P. Morgan Stanley achieved by A &; R in sports. j I II i nent part in the rescue.
sort of tightened up until .things work leading to commissions Platkowskl, Frank E. RaTiowskl. Robert 11 I |I II
During his tour of Meanwhile
A the
here service for
started, and then I was too busyto should contact Lieut. (jg) George I. Roberts Frederick Sambells,
Elsass assistant Henry A. Saunders, Francis D. Scan- and R Department teams have won ,, Naval personnel continues 'dally.
be frightened, he Education officer,
Ion, John J. Winters.To .
such events as theNorth Florida One of the boats accommodates
with a shy grin. "When the action I in Room 225, Administration. Annex AOM3c Malcolm J. Butler, State
starts you mechanically go back Requirements and standards Thomas F. Corbett. Harry Cunningham and the City basketball 400 passengers per trip while another -
been trained to for students remain Aloysius J. Fisher Jack D. Fortune championships last season and the !1 carries 600. The trip to Du.
to what you've unchanged. Bruce B. Howard Hollls P.
City Softball championship last Pont Dock 40 minutes
do, but those moments before the I Applications for the new incre- Koontz Mark T. Marlen. Joseph W. I requires some -
firing starts are just like the mo- ment should be made before Au- Rlxey. Jr., Robert C. Walker Francis year. }I and it's about a 10 minute
B. Wence. In the Station bowling league walk to downtown Jacksonville.lIere' .
ments before the kickoffin gust 15, Lieut. Elsass stated. ,
opening To ARM 2c-Frank W. Warren. the
and R
officers were finalists ,I the Ferry schedule, effective -
football You're tense To PRlc O. Harbison.
a game. -George
but once things start popping the I I To PR2c-Martin H. Dllks. Ralph! S. and the A and R enlisted men since Navy personnel not on

tenseness Fewer Army Promotions Dodge, Floyd R. Sims, Jewel F. Tlrey, j were well up in the standings. | commuted rations have been
Made F.rced LcndUr.Lieut I I Aaron PhoM3c Wooton.To -.Bertram S. Fink, David At present, the A and R softball banned from riding the buses be-

Conner did not escape unscathed 1 The Army, rapidly reaching its Kovljaln.To team has won the National tween 1630 and 1830:

,. in this action. His gas officer personnel goal, is taking CBM (AA)-Charles D. Dott. MIchael league title and is in the playoffs Ferries leave the Station Dockat

pipe was shot in two, and he was steps to cut down the number of J. Lazewlck, John H. for the Station championship. The I 1700 and 1800 daily Monday

forced to land his plane on the promotions. uCS quotas were recently Jr.To CRMPA)-Joseph H. Strickland'i A and R Softball entry is also through Friday while on Saturday

water, from which he was pickedup curtailed and the OCS John C. Hooter I pacing the city league and seems ferries make three trips at 1 00.,
within a short time by an courses were increased from 12 To CY Robert E. Gullatt.
American destroyer which had weeks to four months. To SKlc-Arthur Llscomb. place performance of last year. It's a free ride on the ferries

seen him hit. "How far were you I To S IcV)-George B. Ward. Jr. I -vjt_ I .VJif l
To SDT)3c-Marlorle E. Running
from your carrier when you hit Commercial BulletinFOR Zelma C. Wilson. I Forty eight percent of the men John Paul Jones' first ship *as

the water?" he was asked."I To Y2c-Theodore B. Collins, CarolynW. in the U. S. Navy are under 23. the Alfred, and it flew the first

wasn't very far away," he Mudd. years of age. Continental Flag.
To Sic-Albert P. Blake. I
answered. "In fact I'd made three Room with private bath. 12C< Gieen- To Cox.: -Stanley Rakowilcl.

passes at the carrier before I was ridge Road. 92872. To CCSAA)-James W. Foster I Know Your Planes Gunners

4 forced to land, but an offensive Double room, 2973 Riverside Avenue, Charles J. Keyset- ,
2-5240. To CCkPA.cleto) Martinez.
: flight was taking off, and I Lovely rooms "Glanusk". Mrs. To CCK (AA-Robert P. Crane.
4 couldn't come on in. :My engine Acosta 4667 Ortega Blvd. 21964. To Bkrlc-James A. !
ccnked out so I turned into the Beautifully furnished corner bedroom To Bkrlc-George N. Christopher,
suitable for John A. Evers James P. Gaertner
working couple: ; private q.
wind and made a stall landing. A home; private sitting l loom: gar William R. Harris. Joseph F. Kreppe,
destroyer happened to see me and age. 3431 Remington Ave.:, 2-20.3. : Carl A. Moudy Donald A. Sproul.To .
picked me within a short wile." evenings SClc-Joseph Cicero, Morris Clen-
up Double bedroom with connecting ney, Harvey \v. Lou pee, John W. t 0
It was two weeks before the destroyer bath. 2531 Dellwood I Avenue 76028. Mattes nf.o"o G. Moore, Sr. Joseph A. '
was able to contact Lieut. Two double rooms, 3805! St. Johns r b G. Coleman I ; ', EdwardM.
Conner's carrier again, and as a Avenue. 2-5888. Cornell James E. Flelsher, James
Double room with adjoining bath E. Garber. Charles R. Henry Jr.. An
result he gained some inkling of 3550 Pine Street. 2-2191. King, Eugene Kirkland I R
ebrtAE.J lIeL'w
v what life is like aboard a "tin Room or share complete house. 1142 Ktinlak, Larson; I .
r can." It was while aboard the Merrlmai Avenue, 9-7331. Walter W. McDermott Keith L. Mead
Room In private home with semiprivate Joseph P. Murphy, ;Thomas J. Nuckols
destroyer that he witnessed the bath and garage: 1366 Edge- Jr.. Nathan N. Pillow I Roscoe M. Pollard :
sinking of a submarine. The U- wood Avenue. 2-9810. Joseph C. Revelle Willard C.
boat had fired two torpedoes at Nicely furnished corner: room with Hlggi Henry L. Sheppard Jr.. Paul '
f twin beds and adjoining bath In private II. Spoils, William K Watson ClydeD.
the carrier. Following the wake home. 3804 Herschel 1 Stieet. 'ood. / put0
caused by the torpedoes the destroyer Front bedroom with 1 private entrance To Sea2c-Urel M Hopper. James

attacked. Oil and debris, 2626 Park Street 7-4307. P. Little, William H. Hlbbs Gerald
Lovely large room In private home I S. Barnes Donald R. Leeds
indicating that the submarine was with private bath and private entrance. To Stewards Mate 2c-Huston Delaware -

/ sunk, came to the surface under Corner 1st & Apache Streets, (Ortega Council Johnson, Eddie Thomson '
r the spot "ash cans" had been Terrace), 21742. : Clifford E. Tyler, Clarence L
Large room In private home on river ; Walker Milton Walker Jr. Booker
dropped. with private bath and cedar lined "T" Weaver Thomas J. Wilcox Charles -
"When did you first learn of closet. Gentlemen only. 2165 River Wllkerson George Williams, John

your eventual destination after Blvd.. 77906. B. Williams, Mathews! ...Williams...Ola. -
L,. wuiiams. uzie ..... w mums,
left this country "It was FIKB AT NO. Jt It'lit
you ington Williams.. Johnnie L. the Japanese twin rudders
two days before 'D' day' he 2-0182.1934 Ford Coupe, radio Included.: Call David E. WofxJard. Frank M. \\OU-1, Mitsubishi 96.1 "Otori," a low- ; NOT AT NO. 21! It's the famous

answered. "The officers aboard house full ct Jr., Calvin Wilght.: Clarence wing, twin-engine plane used I
Complete furniture, Jr., Nathaniel Young. a* a I RAF "Spitfire" V, a lowwingsin
the carrier were told where practically new Including Washing long-range fighter escort for gle-seat
fighter It l is an excellent
Machine and Sewing Machine. D. B. .
6 they were going, but the enlist 1 Dotson, 112A Lee Field bombers. The leading edges of the high altitude fighter. The elliptical

s ed men did not learn of our WANTEDTo I First Governor wings are straight and the trail- wings taper to pointed tips. A.>

; destination until the next day." : buy for cash: 1941 Plymouth or General Andrew Jackson was Ing edge are swept forward to air Intake Is under the right .

, Born at Hampton, Va., June 24, Ford In good condition. V. J. Rio, the first governor of the Floridas rounded tip*. The tallplane Is rec The tallplane Is also elliptical and i
AMle, Shop 27, Small Surfaces A It R.
I 1917, Lieut. Conner attended Hampton Second hand automobile, Mrs. Chris- before their admittance: into the tangular and it has three ring and It has a single fin and rudder

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We had an all-male Navy until July 30 1942 when President Roosevelt signed the bill authorizing the WAVES. The Idea of uniformed women In the Navy seemed r=
strange at first but now a year later the Women Reserves are a familiar part of the war scene and just one of the boys'- and to celebrate their first birthday last week n
the WAVES gave the Station a treat by presenting 'Strictly Scuttlebutt,' a stage show, in the Mainside Auditorium
i. Variety Is the spice of life, and the WAVES show had plenty variety and even a li'l) spice as witness the curvaceous dancing chorus (pictured at the right). Proving they ,
I are pretty and graceful as well as useful in the war effort, the WAVES danced the South American Samba and Rhumba much to the delight of the audience. Membersof 1
the chorus were Marie Duffy radioman third class who directed the dancing. Janey Losey Beatrice Meesta Eleanor Mason, Lynn Roth, and Dorothy Koch, all seamen
second class, Imogene Coosey, Beatrice Hughes and Marjorie Brown, radiomen, and Specialist (T) Phyllis Poole.
I The extravaganza was climaxed (as pictured at the left) with the presentation of a one-candle birthday cake by Captain R. W. Shrum senior chaplain, to the WAVES.
l Standing beside Capt. Shrum is Lieut. (jg) Eunice Horne, former senior WAVES officer of this Station. The All-WAVES cast is in the background "I present this
first cake to a grand group of women who so wonderfully are representing one of our favorite sexes," Capt Shrum said in a short but sweet speech.
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I The Inquiring Insurance' Drive No Wifey No Washee President Outlines A Six-Point I

[ Goes Over Big In Naval Air Station Comman-

: i> dant, taking cognizance of the Plan For Servicemen After WarPresident 1
L Reporter tough laundry situation here,
'Q & R DepartmentDistrict : appealed to housewives to do

their own washing so that the Roosevelt went to bat
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1 QUESTION : \What kind ofa Officers Sell commercial laundries can take for servicemen in a radio addressto his discharge and the finding of
care of his men's requirements
boy do you like to date the Officers' wives were requested I the nation last week by out- I a new job.
To One I "2. In case no job is found afterdiligent
$1,150,000 Unit
IHOStfWAVES' ; I to do their husbands' shirts ling a specific six-point plan for I
search, then unemployment -
: ANSWERS : Remind Men Of Deadline I and apparently believing that I taking care of members of the : Insurance If the individual
love all the Commander -
conquers armed forces after their fightingis with the United State
A CLARE BIKMAN, AM3c, A & the cadets ask registers
io R: "I like an interesting boy who I Lieut J F. Hackney and Lieut. their girl friends to do the I over and America can begin returning Employment Service.
has done something different. A I (jg) W. R. Weaver, Sixth Naval I same. I to a peacetime basis. I "3. An opportunity for membersof

boy with new ideas and views. Idon.t I District insurance officers, returned j I The Commander-in-Chief said: the armed services to get fur
like who talk about the I' ther education or trade training
boys I here last week and conducted ed here by Lieut. Hackney and
I'd like him to be a "While concentrating on military at the cost of their government.
things. '
'\ very good dancer, tall not exceptionally a highly successful campaign II Lieut. Weaver and raised their total victory, we are not ner sting the I II I "4. Allowance of credit to all
of A & R I insurance sales on this Sta- '
handsome and neat and among men members of the armed forces, under -
In fact, men attached to the tion to $4,457,500.> This total fig- planning of the things to come, the unemployment compensation
polite.." I date nobody but servicemen I A & R department purchased 175 ure does not include a large I freedoms which we know will and Federal old-age and survivors'

I applications amounting to $1,500- 1! amount of government insurance make for more decency and greater insurance. for their period of service -
NORMA PENDLETON Y3c Z I 000 for the largest lump sum of applied for through the resident I justice throughout the world. :' For these purposes they
of all I want him
Division: Insurance written by the District insurance officers who have been should be treated as if they had
to be tall. I like blonds best. : Officers for any single unit here. '': designated for each activity on "Among many other things we continued their employment in
Fairly good looking not too much I'' It was the third campaign stag- '1 the Station.Coming are, today, laying plans for the
on looks, however. I'd like him to1 I ------_ n_ __ return to civilian life of cur gal- private" Industry.
have a*good personality and be a I lant men and women In the armed ,I 5. Improved and ,

good dancer. And to be athletically I Passenger In Navy "P" Truck Felt services. They must not be de- provisions for and hospitalization medical care, rehabilitation of-
inclined. I don't like boys who ; mobolized into an environment of
disabled members of the armed
try to give girls lines. I like inflation and unemployment, to a
nice boys, too, not fresh ones." I Like A Fugitive From FreedomBy place on a bread line or on a cor- forces"6. Sufficientpensions and Merchant Marine.for disabled -
ner selling apples. We must, this
LOIS STONE, Y3c. Staff Ma- j
the armed
members of
line Steve Kalagian Y2c into the station was the time, have plans readyinsteadof
terial: "I like a boy without a .,
and one that will fall for my line. I hardest. People-sailors, marines II waiting to do a hasty inefficient : '
Tall, preferably. You know Now I know what It feels like officers, civilian*-stretched their and ill-considered job at the -.-
1 WAVES are wolves, or so they to be one of the "P" boys. AndI necks to look into the barred I last moment. I
{ tell us. He has to be a gentleman don't like it. I windows. It seemed as if all of "I have assured our men In the Prominent Jaxons
very definitely. And he must havea I It happened the other morning their eyes were riveted on me. I armed forces that the American ,
"Poor sailor" they seemed to say. | people would not let them down,
sense of humor. I when I was waiting for a bus I i I
alon: "I prefer a boy usually about )I on the corner of Edgewood and 1 But then their sympathetic expression I when the war is won I See Inner WorkingsOf
1 five-feet-eleven. He must have a Roosevelt. As usual there was no seemed to change into I "I hope that the Congress will
'; very nice personality. I like intelligent I bus In sight. I waited impa- one of quiet retribution. They I help in carrying out this assur-
'j 1 dates, not a dummy for tiently. Then it came. I seemed to be thinking "well, he ance, for obviously the executive Naval AviationA
the evening. And he should have should have known better. Maybe branch of the Government cannotdo
]1 I It was a small truck and you "
1 a darned good sense of humor be could tell by the color and every- he'll be more careful next time it alone. May the Congressdo group of 45 prominent Jack-
like s-m-o-o-t-h I the main to its duty In this regard. The
a grand dancer. I The trip from gate
I thing else it belonged to the Navy. American people will insist on fulfilling sonville men made a tour of thin
1 da.ncers.Volves are definitely offeredme. the Main Station seemed hours
I don'tlike I accepted the ride they this American obligation to Station, Cecil Field and the Naval
out. I'm the wolfe. And I just had to get to the Station -I long. Finally we arrived in front
j boys, who take a drink andpass I of the Administration building. I the men and women in the armed Air Gunners School last Friday -_
., out. I forces who are winning this war
rushed to
ou. immediately get
; and they were as pleased and
.. MARY HUTTO. Sic: "I don't wBut I hadn't expected that they I had to prove to myself that I : for us. I II I 1 I pop-eyed over the Naval Aviation
date any boys. Oh yeah!" were going to put me in the back. was still a free man and still on "Of course the returning sol : sights they saw as a little cross-
BETTY FEDOR, AMM3c: "My Now there's nothing wrong with I good terms with the Navy. I dier and sailor and Marines area eyed boy at a three ring circus.
Idea of a date is a boy about 5'9". riding in the back part of a part of the problem of demobilizing i
of have done it. I But the door was locked. Itwouldn't I Vice Admiral A. B. Cook and
truck. Many us of the millions of
the rest
and of
A smooth dancer a sense I
budge an inch. I Capt. Stanley J. Michael greetedthe
humor. I like a line, and a boya However, it's a different feeling Americans who have been workingand I
I of visitors
when there are bars on the win / sank slowly back into my I in since distinguished group
little on the wolfish side, but not living a war economy which included Mayor Alsop, Fed-
seat. Then all '
too much. I like boys who like dows.You my auspicionswere 1941. That larger objective of reconverting eral Judge Louie Strum, membersof
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true. was a prisoner after
I've beenoil war-time America to a
chocolate ice cream sodas, be- see never the Naval affairs committee of
cause I do. Brown eyes, ed up" in the Navy, or in civil all Somehow 1 had run contrary peace-time basis is one for which I the Chamber of Commerce mem- ,
ALICE JUSTIN, Sic: "Do you ian life for that matter. And it to the rules and regulations I your Government is laying plansto bers of the city and county com '
mean the kind girls drool over ? was the strangest feeling to find 0II good sailor be submitted to the Congress missions and representatives of
Well I'd said a boy six foot tall, myself in a tightly closed compartment Just then a large burly look- for n action I the Jacksonville and
brown hair and blue eyes. A good ; with a metal desk Ing man with a cartridge belt 1- "But the members of the I radio stations. newspapers
dancer and a good port. Lots of and some sailor who had been around his waist, a big stick in I armed forces have/ been compelled They witnessed an actual cata- J
fun. He has to be crazy about four or five hours overleave.I his hand and a "S.P." on his arm ; to make greater economic pult at the Main Station, had I
chocolate Ice cream and have a knew I hadn't done anything left the driver's seat and came sacrifice and every other Kind of chow in crews' messhall, fired .50 1
line." I wrong. But it was hard to get around the back. He opened the sacrifice than the rest of us, and caliber machine guns at the Gun .
ELEANOR AWKWARD Sic: over that guilty feeling. Why wasI door! are entitled to definite action to ners School and saw how gunners .
"A smooth dancer Is first. You in this "prison truck." The I walked out cautionusy: at first, help take care of their special are taught how to recognize and .. I
can eliminate a smooth dresser, thought kept shooting through my then jumped off eagerly. It was problems. destroy enemy planes, and they ;;
because they're gone with the mind. I laughed a little at my- so good to see the sun, to breath "The least to which they are en- watched the operation of scores of
wind. I like an entertaining conversationalist self for having such thoughts, but the fragrance of the morning air titled, it seem to me, is somethinglike land and seaplanes from the con
and a boy who is they kept coming. and to find that I could walk this: trol tower of the Main Station 1
able to drink well and not show I I felt better when a Free French freely to that little office in the "I. Mustering-out pay to every '-iiiI
,.it, He doesn't have to be good Chief petty officer and one of our Administration Annex. You can merchant marine when he or she
looking necessarily, but of good own first class petty officers Joined be sure that I worked like a Tro- Is honorably discharged, large DidjalmowFlorida. .
appearance. And on, dates. I. like us. They didn't act like prisoners jan all day ,)gag. Why! not.? ,1 enough in each case:. to cover a Is the' second largest

impersonal) boys.I.." '" ,., I' ., ,why. should. 'I''?, ". was free. .... II reasonable period'of time.. .' between, .' state. cast: f>tt the.btigsisslptRiYr.:[. : ,

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The JAX AIR NEWS 11 published weekly at the U. S. &
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville. Florida by the Public ;E rV
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval I
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gun t JP Atlantic Charter MeetingBy
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Head-

and quarters the Navel f Ale\'Technical Trai" fang Center.Command Captain R. W. Shrum (ChC) USNIn

Rear Admiral A.: B.: Cook, USN. the North Atlantic, two years ago on August
Naval Air Operational Training
Chief Of
10, 1913, to be exact, a historic meeting took place.
Captain S. J. Michael, USN. The Lease-lend Bill had recently become a law and

Jacksonville Commandant Naval Air Station our ships were plying the high seas with cargoesof
American goods. These precious cargoes were
Captain John J.: O'Malley; (MC), USN, enroute to assist the Allied Nations against the

U.Commanding S. Naval Hospital Officer Axis The North Atlantic Patrol had become active.
Our Navy was on the alert to assist within the
Commander Edward E. Dolecek USN. law the nations with whom we later threw In our

Naval Commanding Air Gunner's Officer School lot in World War II.

v Qn this particular occasion, the second anniver
Col. Gawne, USMC (Ret),
Lieut. Commend Officer, sary of which we will celebrate next week, the
Marine Barracks President of the United States
and the Prime Minister of
Commander R.Commanding D. Higgins Officer, DE-V, (C). USNR England, with their expert stra

Naval Air Technical Training Center ..... tegists and leading statesmen,
met for a conference which has
Lieut. Col. William T. Evans USMC (Ret), w 44r become historic. Out of that W
Commanding Officer
Marine Aviation Detachment V meeting came a Charter which
'" rivals Magna Charta of old
Commander Charles G. Shone A-VG), USNR
Commanding Officer England and which gives to the
Auxiliary Naval Air Station, Lee Field democracies of this day and age
four principles toward which to
D-srthworth. A-VG), USNR
Commander Thomas
Commanding Officer aim. Let me briefly give you the
Auxiliary Naval Air station Cecil Field background, the setting, for that
great meeting
The .TAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service His Majesty Ship, PRINCE
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited Copt. Shrum
without permission of CNS, War Department. 205 E I OF WALES, was Seen to approach -
42nd St.. N. Y. C. the rendezvous early Saturday morning
'THEV 'TelL Mir Dtwtv dos WON'1' ADMIT ANYONE: hOW When she got in and anchored among the shipsof

A Thought For The Week WtrHOU'r A NATIONAL SERVICE UFE INSURANCE POUCy" our Navy not far from the flagship carryingthe
: AND lHE DEAD .LINE IS UGU T )QihcSniokingLamp. President of the United States and the Com
Some of our finest officers and men are mander-in-Chief of the Fleet, a series of diplo
detached from this station 'It be matic calls were in order. The following day:
Church was held on the quarterdeck of the British
sad news for us, but it will be bad news for Man-of-War, at which some two thousand officers

the Axis. and men, distinguished civilians, and prominentmen
of the Army and Navy were present to be-
gin the formal conferences which Would deal with the
,Pur SacrificesTotal ? state of democracy, and the worship of Almighty:

always demands total sacrifice i God The President was brought from the American
I war Cruiser and made his way along the starboard side
-sacrifice not only by those who wear the I of the quarterdeck, accompanied by his aviator son,
uniform of the United States but by the then a Captain in the Army. At his side walkedthe

civilians on the home front as well. It is Prime Minister of England, and behind him was
realized the President's son, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Jr.,
undisputable fact which is being C'-
an :;
dressed in the uniform of an Ensign, U. S. Navy.
more and more by Americans everywhere.Those .;: ...... ... .... .''''''''--''' : The British Chaplain announced the opening

of us who are a part of Uncle, am's hymn and we were carried to the gates of Heavenon

fighting forces have the right to expect By Steve Kalagian, Y2c the wings of song, as these men pang heartily
but devoutly to the accompaniment of the British
that our willingness, in many cases eager- An Aviation Machinist's Mate went to the Dispensary the other day,
band, "Onward Christian Soldiers". It fell to my
ness, to serve our country in the most critical sat down in the dentist's chair as apprehensively as most of us do and lot to step to the Lectern to repeat the opening

period of its history should not- be for- waited for the verdict. I sentences, bid the company to make a General
gotten.: \nZj dgfgir the plans t i tare The dentist poked around themech's i Confession to follow that with the office of absolution -

being made in Washington, it seems prob- mouth for a long while. duty with the Bureau of Aeron-I and then lead as all joined their voices in the
Then, suddenly he addressed the autics
paid a visit to
offering up of the Lord's Prayer. The British Captain -
able that the fate of the servidb man after two pharmacist's mates beside him: I Indiana station to help in dedi read the lesson, as is traditional in the British

this war will be much improved over the "Stand By for Extraction." cation ceremonies. Navy It was the stirring! words of Joshua, who,
conditions under which returning soldiers The mech jumped to his feet and 3 In the first chapter of the book after his name,
looked a little dazed. For a mo- HIT OF THE WEEK-A seaman rives assurances of God's in
and sailors found themselves after World help a righteous cause.
ment he had thought that it wasa kept waving at a girl on a We sang the hymn "0 God Our Help in Ages
War I.But call to battle stations. bus who was smiling at a civilian Past". The British Padre prayed for our countries

at the same time we must not forget acquaintance behind him. our respective rulers, our ships, our homes, and
that we are not fighting primarily for the Quite a few readers have told loved ones. We closed with what we speak of as
of in me you would rather have movieson Here are a few incidents that the Navy Chant: "Eternal Father, strong to save,
good graces our government ; we are
Saturday instead of happened few
nights: a days ago in the Whose arm doth bind the restless trove, Who bidd'8tthe
this war not only because we were wantonly dances. How about the rest of Boot Camp pay line. I
mighty ocean deep, Its own appointed limits
attacked the but for ? What do prefer? We A colored sailor walked to
by Japanese our very you you up keep; 0 hear us when we cry to Thee for those
existence-not only as a nation, but each one would like to get your opinion so the pay officer with half a pay in peril on the sea."
i that the recreation programs on receipt. The man directly behind
of us individually. While we are making For several days fallowing this religious meetng -
I this station can be planned according him had the other half. It seems
sacrifices in terms of these great leaders carried on their confer-
leaving goodpayingjobs to your desires. that they had decided to go on a
Just fill out the little two-man ences. H.M.S. PRINCE OF WALES departed for
and happy homes, we should still be coupon paper-saving campaign.
below and mail it to the SMOK- Another who was last in the England, and the President of the United States
thankful that in the service of the
we are ailed
foi the shores of our own country, and
ING LAMP, JAX AIR NEWS, pay line got tired of waiting. So
United States fighting for the freedom and Box 2. This is the only way that he went into a jig dance to the they gave to us the Atlantic Charter. I am frankto
equality which it has stood for during its we can gauge the majority opinionon delight of his companions and the state that as I set foot upon the decks of that

1fV7 years of existence. the station, so let's hear from enjoyment. of.passerbys. great British-Man-of-War, I'did not think the enemy
{"' could sink her. About six months Inter she
We-m stnri lose sight of the fact that you. And tnose who do the paying at attacked by Japanese"aficra-ii--!-Singapore- and
MOVIES-DANCE POLL Boot Camp call this all in a day's
there are others who, temporarily at least, I would rather have: work. she went to the bottom.I .

are making greater sacrifices than we are- DANCES 0 like to think that the principles of the Atlantic!

our shipmates who have met the Japs in MOVIES 0 MYSTERY OF THE WEEKOh Charter which we take occasion to recall this conic

I the Pacific and emerged from the smoke (Indicate whichon Saturday night. where, oh where, can our log week, are what the Officers, the Bluejackets,

and fire victorious, others who made it Signed.......,......,............_............... can laundry It be1Although be, oh where oh where, fighting Marines for,: the WAVES, of this great station are

possible for the Marines to land at Guadal- Itate..,..................................,.. 1. Freedom of Speech
canal and New Guinea, and more recently That is all you have to do. It's Arnold S. Dailey, of 2. Freedom of Worship.
those who distinguished themselves so simple and it is one way that you the police department, tried to 3. Freedom from Want
mag- I
can have what want on Satur- 4. Freedom from Fear I,
you keep it a secret, we have learned .
nificently in the invasion of Sicily.
day nights. from his home town paper that I have come to look upon this as a holy war, a
They have made the real sacrifices, not he has four other brothers in the war In which the principles of religion abound. The
only those of comfort and stability, but some RUMOR OF THE WEEK-The service. Their first names are young men who are giving their lives for their

of them will not be present when victory is Army and Navy were a little late Laverne, Walter, Charles, and country are sainted in a very definite way. May
ours. They have given their lives and thatis in landing at Guadalcanal because Francis.Be we never lose sight of the ideals involved in the
when they got there they found
I sacrifice each and
every one of us may be called
most assuredly a "supreme sacrifice. the Marines standing on the on guard, mates. Several of upon to make. Remember this historic occasion.
So, let us remember when things look beaches demanding to see their our shipmates have been bring
the darkest that there are others who are"sacrificing" L D. cards. I'ing in reports about a few business ..-_':i
men in Jacksonville trying to
more and in all probability Chief Charlie Krauthouse has I charge exorbitant prices to men From
complaining less. Let us be worthy of their been transferred to Banana River. in uniform. According to a Fight- Other Papers

faith in us, for in the not too distant futurewe The WAVES will miss him more ing French sailor he was charged
ourselves will be able to join them. In than anybody else because he always 80 cents for a package of cigarettes Add To HeritageThe
had nickles ready for them So, it to
the meantime, let all of us work and strug- whenever they needed change. At how much you're paying and for responsibility of maintaining the Navy's repitation -
if the fate of the entire as an honorable and trustworthy organlza-
gle as world depended times some sailors thought of put- what.
ion rests with every man in the service So
on each one of us alone. That is the ting on a WAVE uniform so they remember, mates the
could Charlie to them More WAVE next time you're on liberty or
get mechs
give have arrived.
way we shall win this war. at home with the folks conduct yourselves in such
tI some nickels. Some of them look strong
t=! to be released by a sailor for enough sea Navy.THE a way as to add to the proud heritage of the

Sailor Ambassadors Remember Captain Cassady who duty. BAINBRIDGE.. MAINSHEET.
used to be NAOTC chief of staff -
Sailors on liberty or leave are personal represen- i to Admiral Cook here? The Pinfeather Somerset Maughn mutt have Follows Father '
tatives of the U. S. Navy. They can be ambassadors I station newspaper at got his Inspiration for his highly '
of good will, or ill, by their attitudes and courtesy NAS Bunker Hill, Indiana, car- successful. book, "Rain," by living Lawrence Lloyd J. Marshall, Co. 833 arrived In Camp
r toward civilians.-THE SKY WRITER, Pasco, ried a picture of him their last in Jacksonville. just in time to see his father finish Service -
S School. and go out-GREAT LAKES-BULLE
Washington. .
Issue. Captain Cassady, now on c.a&l..ej .a pegs five TIN, Great Lakes, 111. !

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Brief Biographies of Men WAVE Susan Snyder,, Y3c, has s hA. Humor From
): Serving With You had Brazil on her mind ever since 'I > Here And There
phe 'spent a few days in Miami.! \ I
) According: to the most reliable f i
A man who intends to make the sources, Miss Snyder went dancing ; Just Watch Him
Navy a career is Chief Yeoman with some Brazilian officers at 4 AMM Instructor (to a class of

OLAF OWALD STEPHENSON, the Coral Gables Clu' In Miami WAVES) : "Now watch the black-

leading chief of the N.A.O.T.C. and was "thrilled" at the way 1 M, board" while I run through it t
Personnel office Enlisting in they did the "Ccnga." again. ?
the Navy on Feb. 10, 1936, Chief I

y Yeoman six of his Stephenson and has served Have you written your essay, Just A deaf One-old Out "salt" entered a
seven a half
the Navy at sea He yearsin has War"Why Bonds Naval personnel should buy T'-- church with an ear trumpet. Soon
yet? There's
after he had seated himself
been in the WEST an
VIRGINIA, test ti 4, rr
on, you know, and if you ,1 usher
tiptoed over and whisper
NEW YORK and the ill-fated win first IT1 IT-
prize you get a $100
OKLAHOMA. He proudly calls War Bond. There are also second ed: "One toot, and out you go I"

himself a "battleship sailor." He and third prizes of $50 and $25 After AllSimon

is married to a Jacksonville girl in War Bonds It might be Sailor sez: When a fellow
and have
they a four-month old
worth a try. .
,' baby daughter Although a should puts on the dog for a girl she
expect a pawing.Let's .
yeoman he likes to tinker with ,
mechanical things and reads many In the meantime put all your "e
books on history and present extra change in War Bonds Have More
economic and political problems. your own government is behindit 1 + Sailor, walking into recruitingoffice
He has his opinion about reservesin and it sure will feel good to : "Gimmie that ol' sales talk

the Navy which is best ex- know that you've got money be- again"-I'm gettin' kinda discouraged -

pressed by this comment, "Thereno hind you when you make the ad- ,
longer seems to be much dif.ference justment Into civilian life after. -
between this war is over SMOKING r. : Hurrah! A Prize
regulars and
eres. All of the reserves have ref LAMP'S OUT.Britain's : Father: "The'man who marries"
my daughter will get a prize.
fit In very well In the Navy" J5( (( Sailor Suitor: "May I see it?"
Among his many other duties he \ "
"Let's little '
has had since his enlistment in New Fighter get a sun She Slaps .

t the Navy, Chief Stephenson for Plane Said To Be FastOne "Flrax it was love. He fascinatedme
"'o nine months was the driver for and I kissed him."

Vice Admiral r'avid Bagley He of the newest and deadliest Is Those "Yeah, I know. Then he unfas.
: has traveled "'tch in Why Boys
ir Pacific
wa- cinated and
fighter planes pitted against the you you slapped
ters and
consequently has a clear him."
Axis forces is The Typhoon.

I' understanding that area .of He the is 4.0 battles for the in said A British to be the plane.fastest The single Typhoon seater is Have Gone Over Big HillIs Nice Work U-

and he
Navy admits
that his fighter with the exception of the Mary: "What wartime job are
Scandinavian ancestry may have Republic Thunderbolt. The new America worth ? you doing, dear?"
: something to do with it. ( dying for is one that everybody in America
plane travels "better than 400 A Jane: "Trying. to land an En.
popular pictorial magazine recently must answer and this is, "
RAYMOND A. ANDRESEii i miles per hour" and British sources gave one version with the WHY? sign.
TM3c, is one of the four credit it with excellent maneuver- following editorial. We think it "What is it then that .called I
1 the Station ability, comparable to the Spitfire. worthy of reproduction here.) them over the Big Hill? What is Naturally
men on .
with the Seaman Guard The streamlined Typhoon is I "That is the list. Those are the the purpose? And then there was the girl who
living at Barracks 907, and he is waiting now- powered by a huge Napier 24 cylinder boys who have gone over the Big "Our inescapable purpose is to dated a sailor and found he was
engine. There is more power strengthen freedom: to strengthenit A-W-O-L-F.
. 'r: assignment M3c off the station per pound, it is said, in this 2400 Hill."Those are the names in the first at home, where the boys
comes horsepower motor than in any telegrams flashed over the long, see it so clearly-and to push it It's Victory
Newark, N. J., and in
: .calendar business was other military power plant in the sagging wires=Regret to inform also outward to other nations, "What's dat five percent deduc*

before advertising for the world. you your son killed in farther and always farther, around tion from mah check, boss?
j'from I Navy -\jj B action the smoking and tumultuous earth. I "Victory tax."
on June 29, 1042. He expectsto
return to the same job when WAVES No. 1 Officer "People who get these messagesask "This is the answer to the ques- "Did we win?
a question: and this question: tion that is raised the -r
the war is won A former Sea by people
I Lieut. Comdr. Mildred H. Mer
',! I Right One
::1 Scout he attended corfercial art r Afee is the director of the Women's who get these telegrams from
school for four years. His hob Reserve and special assist- New Books In I the Adjutant General Chaplain: "Which of the par
,: ., bles are photography and outdoor ant to the Chief of Naval Personnel "And these people know this ables do you like the best?"
camping. I answer, they know what Lincoln Seaman: "The one where some
.; Station Library meant, at Gettysburg, ,they know body loafs and fishes."

what our purpose is, they cannot
r The following are some of the She's Curious
a' :R. Literary Scrapbook new books now available at the doubt it: I
.1 ::,;, : Main Station library: "For these telegrams aren't Mother: "Daughter I don't want

really written on paper at all, but you to marry. I've seen the folly,
Burt, Struthers, War Songs;
Naval Personnel "
:j_ .Poems By Or About Childers, J. S., War Eagles: the on the hearts of the people who of i it.
of the Cul- get them: Daughter: "But mother, I want
story Eagle Squadron
Lament For a Student Go Ahead DearDo bertson, Josephine, Contr act "They are written on the heartsof to see the folly of it too."

for Ditmars, R. the mothers and fathers, the
not become a drone, dear Bridge Beginners;
J': :Upon my ears, the noise, it lashes. While I am far away. 1..., The Fight to Live; Foster, sisters, the brothers the wives, It's Another
My stomach! groans from odor- Just have a lot of fun, dear. Elizabeth Singing Beach; Graham, the sweethearts-the lonely. peo- "Does Freddie still walk with
I ous hashes. .' Slip out each night and play. FD.., Audel's Handy Book of ple-of the U. S.!" that slouch of his?"
When I sleep ( ?), the back door The lads I left behind, dear Practical Electricity; Greenwood, "No he's got another girl now,"
I .crashes,"' Must also have.their fling. Robert, The Squad Goes Out; Hemingway
J I'm going nuts from dots 'n' Be sure to treat them kind, dear Ernest, Men Without Station MoviesMAIN New IssueGermany
j dashes. And dance and laugh and sing. Women and Short Stories.
will, dear- Howard, This Modern Music: A STATION "Mug,:: Town," is getting out a new
anything you Dead End Kids 6 "You Were Issue of stamps. Seems they hada
I.A ;
jl 1 My head it aches and madly splits Just pet, or flirt or park Guide for the Bewildered Listener Never Lovelier Fred Astalre, Rita I' stamp with Hitler on it and
The oh-Ohm's law halves my With Jack or Joe.-with Bill ; Job, Thomas, Uncle Harry, a Hayworth Aug 8, "Mission to Moscow I
wits. Dear, be careful after dark.. play in three acts; Kelly, F. C., ," Walter Houston Ann Harding.Aug people were spitting on the wrong
North side of it.
:At night I groan, my teeth I The years are all too few dear The Wright Brothers; Lawson, Ted Humphrey 9.: "Action Bogart.In Raymond Atlantic Massey, ,

r' grits Your happiness to wreck. W., Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo; Aug. 10, "Crossroads" Wm. Powell,
:My days are plagued with Dahs But if these things you do dear, Leacock Stephen Laugh with Hedy Lamarr, Aug. 11. Those Stone Steps

& Dits. I'll break your blasted neck Leacock, an anthology; Mabee, STUDENT OFFICERS' "AUDITORIUM O.O.D.-"Yes, this Is! the Officer
"Pacific Rendezvous Le Bowman
__ Carleton, The American Leonardo, "
*" of the
Jean Rogers, Aug. 6; Spirit of Day
v < In theory I sweat and miss the the life of Samuel F. B. Morse; Stanford." Krankle Albert. Marguerite Voice: "Please tell Seaman Ran

.'.- Node. My Loves Morton H. V., Atlantic Meeting: Chapman" Aug. 8 Astalre: "You Were Never dall that Mazie can't meet him
/. My back, it aches, out in the There Is Sandra with the smold'- an account of Mr. Churchill's voyage worth.Lovelier Aug., Fred 9; "Mission, to Moscowf'- at the Florida but will meet him

Grove. ring eyes. in H.M.S. PRINCE OF Walter Houston Ann Harding(;, AUK at the stone! steps.
:And in my dreams I freeze with And Jeanne who is so wondrous. WALES and the conferencewith 10; "Action In North Atlantic, Hum O.O.D.: "What stone steps?,"
phrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Aug.
cold. President Roosevelt.
I wise. 1 1. Voice: "Oh, he'll 7cnouJ >."
All on account of the blessed Elaine, tho lovely tall and fair, Newstead, Ralph, Audel's Ship- LEE FIELD-"Who Done It," Ab- -\ (
Code. : Whose figure is beyond compare. fitter's Handy Book; Potter. :M. H., bott and Costeltn. Aug. 5; "Her Card-
So when I die and they lay me Then Ruth who walks with silken Oxyacetylene Welding; Puleston, board Lover" Robert Tavlor. Norma" Close To WaterAt
low W. D., Armed Forces of the Pacific Shearer, Aug. 6; Pacific Rendezvous,
grace. Lee Bowman, Jean Rogers, Aug. 7; no point in Florida Is one
And my blood plains the Jack- And Helen with her angel's face. ; Saroyan, William, The Human "Mug Town," Dead End Kids. Aug. 8; over sixty miles from the seashore.
sonville "snos :' Yes, all these darlings I adore. Comedy; Timperley H. J., Japan "SaJrlt of Stanford" Frankle Albert,
Just write tomb that all there's World Problem Whittaker, J. Marguerite Chapman, AUK 9; You
on my Though in my heart room a ; I Were Never Lovelier," Fred Astaire Lot Of
may know: for more. C., We Thought We Heard the Rita Hayworth.. Aug. 10; "Mission ta
f ''THIS LAD. HE DIED FROM And why shouldn't I love them all? Angels Sing: Story of Eddie Rick- : Moscow Walter Houston, Ann Hard- Navy has payroll allotments
RADIO.LOUIS They're only pictures on my wall. enbacker on the plane lost in the Ing Aug. 11.CHILDREN'S. registered now for National Ser.

SPIEGEL. C.Sp (T) -PINFEATHER, USNAS, Pacific; Wordell & Seller "Wild Hospital, Aug. 7 MATINEE; "Mr. Bug at Goes Naval to vice Life Insurance totalling moro
ARM School. NATTCenter. Bunker Hill, Ind. cats" over Casablanca. Town." than $12,250,000,000.

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' Page Six JAX AIR NEWS August 5, 1943

Sea Going Men Frolic In Navy Ball A&R and VPB2 Near Finals


: rx aV sjt Thanks To. Pointek & Smith

I t By Bernard Kahn, S2c

It II A deft hand, whether it be that of a sculptor revising a

grotesque nose of clay or the sinewy fingers of a diamondball

t pitcher at work, can change completely the appearance of

many things, including the Station's championship Softball
W By Edmund Walsh, Y2c '

playoffs. . .. _. _
, The new set of Navy sports A xorinigni ago me anaugn.;
series with
rules issued by Navy Secre- I Fliers teams nessy in the running opened for the eight title,

, tary Frank Knox this week is II vs DowningIs but today the field has been reduced -

perhaps the most vital bit of to four clubs and all signs
: athletic news released by the Bill Of Fare point to It being narrowed downto
two teams this week thanks to
't Navy since announcement W I the artistic pitching efforts of

t was made permitting the pre- fr ) For Sunday GameThe Stan Pointek and B. Q. Smith.
flight schools and Naval Sta- Pointek has pitched the powerful -

... tions to go ahead with plans A & R aggregation within one"
Naval Air Station baseball
for competitive football. I game of the finals while correspondingly -
team will swing back into victory Smith has chucked

have Though wide influence the regulations in the coming may A league competition Sunday at 1.30: II VPB2 within one game of the titu

football and basketball seasons for There's action aplenty In the Student Officers' pool these days when- when the Filers take on the Down- lar round. A&R needs to winMonday's
I I I the pre-flight schools, which have ever a game of Navy ball gets under way. Here 2nd Lt. J M. Mendin- Ing nine In the Jacksonville baseball tiff from the 0 & O
from time to time played out of hall, who recently reported here for operational training, has had his I outfit to enter the showdown .,
the NCAA districts in which theyare attempted goal blocked and the ball shoots high in the air. League park. pals while VPB 2 can do the sat"
located Air Station teams are competition in Navy ball begins Aug 11 I Phil Miller leading pitcher in by licking Ship's Store Ashore
the Victory league with a mark again today.
t likely to bo effected very much.
.. Since the Air Station fielded of seven victories against one defeat The series is now in the semi
1 Its first team, the baseball squad will get the mound call finals with the best two out of

.. of 1911, most of our competition against Jones Thurmond, stellar three games deciding the finalists.
ha been with schools In the right hander for Do..ning.Ahead Pointek, burly speedball ace who
Southern and Southeastern conference by a game and a half has notched 16 wins on the mound
both of which are in the the Fliers have eight games left this season, twirled A & R to a
Third NCAA District, the district to play in league competition be- 6-to-3 victory over 0 & G in the
in which Station teams are tween Sunday and Aug. 29. Re- first game of the semi-final round.

eligible to compete.Last maining teams on. the Station Pointek distributed three well
schedule in the Downing spaced hits,while his mates nicked
fall, for t>X1unlIethe- Fast work around the goal saved a score here A defense man has league are -
Condo, 0 & G workhorse for nine
Aug. 8 Terminal, Aug. 13
Station played three of its football ; ;
picked up the deflected ball and is ready to pass it out to a teammate blows
games with schools of these who.wJlthen\ start it on its way to the opposite goal. To make certain Painters Local, Aug. 18; Merrill
Stevens, 19. Terminal Meanwhile, VPB2
conferences Duke and Clemsoii, the identity of the teams, one squad wears caps. Aug. Aug. administeredan
of the Southern conference and 23; Carpenters Local, Aug. 25: ; 8-to-O shellacking to Ship's
Georgia, of the Southeastern and Downing, A ug. 29. Store Ashore in their first semifinal -

conference.In Ball Bids For Regardless of who wins the lea- engagement. Smith, a clever
addition, the Navy has as Navy Spot gue title, the top four teams will righthander with a nice fast
eligible foes In future contests I play for the championship in a ball and a tantalizing change of
two of the five Navy pre-f light Station Shaughnessy series beginning\ Sat- pace, limited the SAA batters to
schools which are located within Among SportsNavy urday, September 4. I five scattered hits. In cogtrast

the third National Collegiate Leading hitters for the Fliers VPB2 pounced upon Wolfson for
ball water if it the kindof 10 solid safeties Left fielder Waiter -
Athletic Association boundaries. or polo helps you recognize continue to be Don Cross, the ex-
They are the North Carolina game that's played, is making its bid for Station popularity Atlanta Cracker star 353; Eddie Lasota with a double and two
l' pre-flight school at Chapel 11111 these First will the Lyons Washington Senator singles, and First Sacker Rlsco,
days. group to commence league play be pros- : with a pair of two-baggers
and the Georgia pre-flight schoolat pect, 331 Owen Reeves were
Athens. Student officers, many of whom have played the game in I ; propertyof the chief offenders at the plate.
Memphis Chicks, 330; Lieut I'
pre-flight schools. Marty McDonough, Navy coach, I Unless all signs are mistakenA
Arch Ward sports editor of the Under the direction of Lieut. I 306; and Charley Anastasio, ex- & Rand VPB2 will clash In
Chicago Tribune, which each year '''Station Golf Course Stephen Ruddy, former Olympic I L.S.U. star, .300 the finals with Pointek vs. Smithas
sponsors the football meeting be- I swimmer and long time New York mound duelists
tween the college all-stars and the Gets Heavy Play Athletic Club star, Navy ball will (Zuarter-Final Results
championship professional team, Officers and Enlisted Men are be the seasonal intra-statlon sport I Next Home Game In the quarterfinal round t>f the
indicated this week that very few continuing to give the Station golf which begins Aug. 11 immediately I playoffs, 0 & G supplied the only
Navy men had been selected to course a heavy play according to 1 after the windup of the softball Aug. II upset by winning two games in a

compete as all-stars and that the Specialist first class Jack CUm- I season. The next home game for theNAS I row from Ship's Company which
game would go on as scheduled. mins, former golf pro, who is in Student Officer teams entered baseball team. State !semipro suffered only one defeat throughout
The regulation which said "indi- charge. and the athletic officer in charge ) champions, will be with the the regular season. 0 & G put
viduals in the Navy who have beenor Fees for the 9 hole course, I are : T5, Lieut. Gernand; VTB2 !Morrison Field Army Air Base, on the clincher by felling Ship'sCo.
are prominent in sports will not which is open a month today, are Lieut. Waite: Lieut. Klumpar; of "'e..talm Reach, Fla., ., 2 to 1. Condo hurled the tri-
be permitted to engage in con twenty-five cents for officers and VPB2, unit 1, Lieut. R. Smith; Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 1700. umph and helped win his own
tests or sports away from their I ten cents for enlisted men. Golf I VPB2, unit 2, Lieut. Wallstrum; game in the second inning when
Station" had made football fans clubs are available at the golf and Annapolis Class, Ensign A. P. O & G scored both runs. After
wonder just how many men would j range house and a rental fee will Gross.. Findley singled and Deboutt slamntlautd -
b-J lost from the all-star roster. be charged. Enlisted Teams May Form i Lee Field Marines ('. On race S*,f>n
Ward names Steve Juzwik ex- --- I
I men's units now com-

Notre major loss Dame to player the team., as the Most only of Humor Of Clemson Coach peting in softball which are likely Win 2 In SoftballThe I
I to have Navy ball teams are: Navy Secretary
the college stars are now In the
Service and have been granted Gets Nod From Press Ship's Company Ship's Store Marine team copped two
II Ashore, Photo Lab, Marine Guard, in the Lee Field softball :
leave to compete.Incidentally Credit Frank Howard, coach of j games
.: Boathouse, Personnel Naval Hosi Sets Limits For
the Clemson football team, which i league last week to move into
i pital, Seaman Guard, VM Hangar.
you football fans the Station defeated last fall 24 to third place over Gunnery-Person-

who recall some of the outstanding 6, came up with the best quip of ,i Cooks-Bakers.and R, VPB2 Parachute Docks-Ferries Loft, Ai 0 nel, but in the meantime, A&R Athletic TeamsThree
college stars of the past the week. After looking over his continued to roll along in front
and G, VTB2, T5, Marine
year, linemen Don Cuurlvan, squad of 17 year old football players Disburs-I of the league accelerated by a
VOVCS and Air
Boston college; Paul Lyons, Wisconsin Howard remarked, "Trying to ,ing 20-3 lambasting of the Fire De- major rulings\ which confined .
; Paul Slremore, Furman; mold a football team out of this I I I Intended to familiarize partment team. the competitive activities of

\Vlstert, Michigan; Dick Wil- bunch will be like trying to makea the water, to help build competitive In the latter game, the hard- Navy teams to NCAA districts in
dung, llInnf"l'lotaVatter" Ru- peach pie with no peaches" I I' spirit and to offer excellent I hitting A&R squad combed the which located
they are prohibitedthe
ark, Georgia; Rav Frankowskl, I --S.:i 04 relaxation, this form of physical ; F. D. pitcher for 11 hits and 12
\V..1'IhlnJ'ton"Ie; IJndskog. Stanford Well Known Grid; Stars training activity was recently runs in the first inning to put the individual participation of per
and Joe Domnanovlch, and evaluated and made compulsoryat game on ice.GunneryPersonneI. sonnel prominent in sport and

luck\ Jim Yoiiel Iowa; Paul Cov On Duty At Banana River I all pre-flight schools by theNavy's I and the Com- barred Navy teams from post sea
email, Columbia; Bob Steuber, physical training program. partment Cleaners dropped their bowl
I son contests
MUsouri; Charles Trlppl), GeorgIa Two of the finest blocking backsIn "The game is somewhat similarto contests to an improving Marine In were highpoint;
an announcement of athletic -
; Otto Graham, Northwestern recent football are now on dutyat water polo," said Lieut. Ruddy.I team by identical scores of 42. Navy
; Russ Craft, Alabama; Roy the Naval Air Station, Banana ., "It is a combination of International Both the third-place Marines and Frank policy Knox this by Navy week. Secretary
McKay, Texas; Pat Harder, River Fla They are Lieutenants, and American water polo. the second-place Dispensary team
Meant to the for
Wisconsin, and Steve Flllpowicz, junior grade Forrest Evashevski, !'I Through participation in it, men will\ attempt to break A & R's athletic govern teams policy
Fordham, are among the college who cleared the way for Tommy learn how to swim under water, undefeated string of six games i Navy through th* i
I coming football and basketbal l
Harmon at Michigan and Harold how to under for brief the I
players who are expected to face stay periods during present week's play. these '
seasons, rules
the Washington Red Skins In Stebbins who opened the lanes for and how to stay afloat. It's a Some major changes in the rela- I' cant in the long list of were signifj-
this year's game Aug. 25 In Marshall Goldberg at Pitt great conditioner. There is a certain tive standings of the clubs may announced.

Northwestern university's Dyche ----I I'II amount of tackling and duck- be brought about with five teams Howl (..at.s! Oat
I Stadium. Practically all of this That's Different ing permitted. However both serve I scheduled for dual contests.STA "Navy teams," the a Department
are now carrying the ball a purpose as they provide oppor- SDINIiSAssembly
group Chief: "Who in the hell taxied W L announced unequivocally, "will not
for Uncle Sam. that plane there ?" tunities for learning how to break & Repair .. .. .. 6 o be permitted to engage in bowl or
'I' holds." I Dispensary . .. ,. 4 1
Eighteen hundred fans, one of Boot : "The Skipper. ---t.II.i. ._--_- _- Marine . . .. ,",., ,, 4 3unneryPeraonnei similar contests, and individuals in
Chief: "Just the right position ;: ( 3 4 the Navy who have been or who
the best crowds to see a baseball Isn't it ?" Compt Cleaners 1 4 are prominent In sports will not b!
game at Mason field this season, 15 Has Standout BoxerOne I Fire Department . 0 6 permitted to engage in contests or
aiw the Station lose to St. Augustine Congratulations to Chief sports from their stations
of the outstanding boxers away except :
last Sunday. Too bad that the Specialists. Georgie Abrams and
Anglers Find The members of
now on the Station is Joe Math. I Fishing a team repr'esenting
Fliers, who have won 21 while AI Nettlow on their recent promotions "
ews, AMM3c, of Fleet Wing 5, who Is Good At Pensacola NAS the activity.
dropping only seven couldn't have A repeat on fought under the name of Vi Vi. "All athletic contests in which
annexed triumph. Another good congratulatory theme to Lt. (jg) Fishermen at Field
a In 1942, he battled his to the Corry aux- Navy teams participate," the department
contest is carded for next Wednesday George Faust and Chief Specialist finals of the .olden Glove way tourna- iliary station of the Pensacola Naval I said, "will be played with
at 1700 against the Morrison Ted Czech of the 1913 Air Station
ment In New York He are finding the opponents from within the same
Field Army Air Base of West Palm football team who recently be. 135 pounds. Mathews City.is the weighs holder fish just loafing around in Gulf area, delineated by the National
Beach, Fla. came fathers of baby boys. of two Southeastern Golden- waters waiting to be hooked.In Collegiate Athletic Association hi.
eWING Seaman second class, J. D. Marr Glove titles a recent catch, anglers its districting of the nation and
TIPS The Station of the Ship's Company Softball brought In a total of 194 fish Including that within which the Navy activity -
will miss Commander Rraxton team, won 17 games for his club 74 king mackerel and 105 is located. In no case, how-

Rhodes, officer in charge of the during the season EnsignsR. In Same Boat pompano jacks. ever, may an individual or teambe
A and K department. Until his A, Iluscher and ... L. Cobb, For fishing, Navy personnel at permitted to participate in ,
transfer to sea duty, the popular who opposed the Station In basketball Mech: "I'm scared. This is my Corry field,have been using a new contest which requires absence any
Commander was one of the most while Cadets! at Pensa- first operation" cabin cruiser, the Corby which I from the Navy activity for 48
loterested supporters of physical cola' last winter, are now in 'operational Doctor: "I know just'how you was purchased by the station's hours or more, exclusive of air
training and competitive sport training here feel. This is my first one, too." welfare department.. < I' transportation.
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August S, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page_ Seven

Meet The Fliers McCloskey, Weiss Navy Bluejay Sings 'Bob White' I Over 2,000 Give

And Lovelace Pace And Mimics Grandfather ClockContinued I Comdr. Rhodes ARousing

from pt/ one that of the grandfather clock in

bit of hanging around the din- the hall. He strikes like one

A and R To 3 WinsBy ing room practically all the but with erratic timing and a Farewell

a time in order not to miss a fine disregard for chronology;

$ CAROLfS G. ANDERSON, 1'241 feeding. twelve frequently follows three Popular A & R Officer

Now.that Seaman Guard has all
but officially clinched first placeIn When it became imperative to with disconcerting suddenness. And Wife Are HonoredAt

k the Intra-Station baseball lea- have the windows screened, the Junior is definitely not a chip Dance ReceptionMore

gue a battle royal seems in.mlnent question arose of what to do off the old block-he is an ex-

for the other three playoff positions hibitionist and while he is bath- than 2,000 enlisted men, officers .
about Junior. The bird by this
Mr In the ten makeup games to I ing, an intricate and long drawn and civilian employes of the

be played In the next two weeks. time had been formally adoptedand out affair, he insists upon an Assembly and Repair department

The bottom-dwelling: Assembly named Edward M. Shields, audience. This preening and attended a farewell dance, described

& Repair baseballers served notice Junior. It was important not fluffing have reached the point as the largest testimonial ever

the past week that even they will to destroy Junior's faith in human .of art and art is wasted with- held In Jacksonville In honor of

have something to say about the nature. Since there had out appreciation. During these one man, which was tendered to

ultimate teams who participate in been no visible evidence of his maneuvers 'he delights the on- Commander and Mrs. Braxton

the Shaughnessey playoff by parentage in the form of other looker by stopping suddenly to Rhodes at the George WashingtonHotel

flashing through to three victoriesin bluejays, it was assumed that whistle "bob white, bob white," Auditorium, July 30.

as many starts. Junior like Topsy "had just or "bong, bong bong", look Comdr. Rhodes, who came to

A hopeless last during most of growed." So a cage was provided around to see who has been tak- this Station in April, 1941, as As-

the season, the A & R team seemsto complete with a resplendentbath en in. give a few fillips of his sistant A and R officer, later suc-

WALTER DeFREITAS utility have found Itself with superlative and perch but with the door tail, turn his back and go on ceeding Comdr. Andrew Krink-
Inflelder has 8 hit In 24 times pitching and good clutch hit- left with his ablutions. land, as Officer In Charge of As-
lit bat for an average of .333 la ting. Horace Lovelace stoppedtwo Junior open. content with sembly and Repair, is now leaving
baseball hav- was quite When Lieutenant Commander
a veteran In experience for a new assignment
splayed with Trenton. N. Y. VV11ngton NATTC teams, Units and I, his new homelife. He tried sev- Shields met his wife and family
Del. Bridgeport Conn and doling out three runs and a hand eral times to pour out his soul arriving at the Jacksonville sta- The "Farewell Dance" began at
led the Three nine in the
ansvllle. Ind. ful of hits and Harry Weiss com evening featuring a
in but uncertainof
league In hitting one season jay language tion last Tuesday, practically his floor show entertainment and
lands five feet eight Inches and pleted the sweep with a 3 to 2 his parentage as he was, he first* question was, "Where's re-

weighs 175 pounds an aviationmaetlln.t triumph over Marine Barracks decided upon being a bob white, Junior?" So Junior has reported freshments. ended shortly after -
third class he works midnight. At the mid-dance
mate Massera was on the mound for .
In A and R .Is married and lives A & R at the start. so he whistled like one. aboard the U S. Naval ....ir Sta- intermission Julius deR. Quina

ashore rates as a good hitter Sounds of any sort intriguehim tion, Jacksonville, and is happily Senior Administrative Assistantto
of doubles and likes to land them MeClo*T Stars far A 1 R
but the one he prefers next bonging the hours away in Comdr. Rhodes
just Inside the left field line referred to the-
Tike to sleep and gets as much of Bill McCloskey, Comisso, Kane to the notes of the bob white is "Quarters GG". I commander as "Captain, buddy
Horace Heldtas and Barnes played the parts of the
It as he can names and pal." He said the A & R
his favorite band leader ..'- murderers row climaxed by McCloskey's -
lernate with Lieut. Marly McDonough I Officer had cemented the rela-
two homeruns and a MarriagesHere
at shortstop.A tions, friendships and working-
single in four times against V-
unity of the department and its
NATTC Unit 4.
In WeekThere
personnel into the Station's "fin-
& R and VPB2 To the rallbirds it looks like a est" division.

free-for-all with all six teams pro- were 17 wedding cere- St. Vincent's Hospital, Jack- Addressing Commander Rhodes
Near Finals vided with the to win Station sonville I ,
opportunity monies conducted at this : Quina said, "The people here tonight
the top four places. Last placeA for the from July 24 to Sgt. (USMCand Mrs Alex M. Andrews -
period '
Continued From r ce !'OIII l and all those who have-
a daughter Betty Lee Monday.
& R needs .our victories to gaina number of 'I
August 1. largest July 26.Seaman. worked with you, are best wit-
med a double, Condo .;>roduced a .500 rating but second place weddings in one day was per- 2c and Mrs Walter E. Har- : nesses to your popularity, achieve-

timely single to drive home the NATTC Unit 2 is but a game formed Saturday, July 31, when rls. a son, John William, Monday, I ments, and to the great job
i above .500 with NATTC Unit 1 July 26. I i you
deciding run. six couples were
Lt. and Mrs. Jose Phillips a completed in building and organ-
O & G won the first game, 4 to and Marine Barracks an even .500 The following marriages were daughter Douglas :gabney, Monday, izing the A. and R. department."

1. and fourth place NATTC Unit 4 conducted: July 24: Willis R. Van July 26.Chief "In spite of the problems we
and Mm. Theodore
A &: R forward marched over four games below the mark, the Telt and Ruth Frances Mukols; Czeck, a Specialist son, Theodore Thomas, Jr, know confronted you at all times-'

Personnel. The A &: R sluggers same as A & R. July 26: Gordon E. Shanabrookand Monday niuZ-s 26. you have been kind, patient and
shelled the Personnel crew, 14 to In the playoff, the first and June Evelyn Switzer; July 27: Y2c Russell E. Cha pell. a considerate. We all hope this
0 behind pointek's shutout tos- third teams play the second and Johnson and Marguerite son, Steven Joseph. Monday. July 26.
James W. in
MMlc and Mrs. Bernard W. Schatten, party, days to come, may bea
*in'. A & R won the first game, fourth in a two out of three game Louise Hileman; July 28: a daughter, Darlene Lillian, Tuesday, reminder of the people who
a l4 to 2.VPB2. series. Francis E. Doyle and Margaret P. July 27.
with and the love
1 Metalsmlth 3c and Mrs. Tolbert Morrow you '"'
disposed of Parachute I STANDINGS o McHugh; Roger Wolfe and Ruth a son Tuesday, July 27.Yfc have for you."

Loft copping an 11 to verdict.. Seaman Guard .... ... 17 W 10 L Pot..630 Mulligan; July 30: William Mieke, and Mrs. James Ptttman, a son, I "On behalf of the Assembly and

',VPB2 grabbed the first fracas by NATTC Unit 2 ........ 15 14 .:n7I jr. and Prlcilla Ruth Bolcer; John James Seaman Tracy 2c,and Jr, Mrs.st'lnle1ur. 27.Murphy Repair department I bid you God

1C to 2.Ship's. I NATTC Unit 1 ........ 13 13 500 F. Kuhn and Bonnie Gkinner; a daughter, Patricia Ann, Wed- speed," he concluded.
Marine Barracks ...... 13 11 ..500NAT1C
had Frieda M
Store Ashore a tight I Gerhard Shlierf and 28.
Unit 4 . .... 13 17 .433 nel r2/u1ld i Placque PresentedA
and barely skinned past Schmid July 31: Frederick C. : Mrs. John L. Small a
squeeze Assembly &: Repair .. 11 15 .423 ; July 29. commemorative placque was
:VTB2 by 2 to 0. The SSA boys KKK'S RL UITS Knapp and Gertrude W. Dold; ; son.Lt. 'Jdtud; rldaleo E.: presented by O. M. Spicer, of the

captured the first start, 1 to 0. I Assembly & Repair 3, Marine BarracksAssembly ; Robert E. Hicke and Norma Lee Ewoldt a daughter Thursday July 29. Engine Overhaul Division, who
2. Robert'W.. Clack and I Lt. and Mrs. Robert B. Elliott, a
A Repair II, NATTC' Unit 4, Bunting; Fowler daughter, Maria Gibson, Friday, July made a short presentation speechon
Mary Ann Cox; Hardy B. 30. behalf of his fellow department

Is Ahead In Assembly A Repair 2, NATTC Unit 1, and Frances Elizabeth Wolf; Jo- PO2c and Mrs. Jennings Johnson a employees. The placque bears a
Disbursing .
. 1. seph E. Longmire and Carolyn son Henry Jennings, Friday, July 30. raised anchor
MM3c Vile around which are
-' I \ and Mrs. Arthur E. M. ) a
Cecil Field SoftballCecil Rose Blizzard; James A. Russell son, Arthur Charles Macken, jr., Fri the names of Engine Overhaul personnel
and Martha Lois Angel; Aug. 1: day. July I 30. and other co-workers and
Warner D. Rahmlow and VirginiaM. I MM2c and Mrs. Thomas J. Quattle-
Field's Softball race con : Sailor Beware; baum, a son 31. inlaid in the center is a photo-
Richard Lee Warren T.rdllst/r.u:
tinues to be a sizzler with the Wilcox; I ARM2c and G. Reed, a graph of Comdr. Rhodes.
Disbursingand and Elsie Louise Ashley; JosephV. I daughter, Linda Lee, Saturday, July William S. Johnson chairman
heat supplied by I
Keep Your Shirt Ondrusek and Mildred Schri- of
Seaman Guard, first and sec Carpenter's Mate and Mrs. Mitchell the Jacksonville Chamber of

ond place teams. I ver. C. Bishop, a son, Mitchell Curtlsll.I Commerce greeted the Commander -
the timely A Series of Articles Expos ;g|- I Sunday, Aug. 1. and his wife and complimentedthem
Disbursing paced by
Seaman 2c and Mrs. Ernest F. Fou-
hitting of Chief Rowe and the ing Crooked Promoters Bomb Target Built I son, a daughter Sunday, Aug. 1, upon the party, which he
fireball hurling of Ace Becham is I said was the largest he remembered -

ahead with seven triumphs and no Who May Be Operating By Public Works as tendered to an individualin

defeats. Seaman Guard is second Build Bigger Navy the city of Jacksonville.
number of triumphsbut in Jacksonville Coitliued tress pate sac Silver Service Gift
with the same
setback. hard worker, took no chances with The Navy will increase in size Mr. Johnson presented the hon-

with one I old father Neptune. He wore his by nearly 1 500,000 in the first half ored couple with a Silver Service

Stalling W L Remember, sailor, that 'highpressure" life preserver jacket continuously.They I of 1944-enlarging the personnelfrom in the name of the Assembly and
I your completed the Job in twelve its present size of 1,900,000to Repair employees and stated that
of the
7 0 judgment. The rat-tat-tat
Disbursing days when the estimated time for 2'OOOOQ-the War Manpower he, too, regretted the
kaman Guard ..... 7 1 rapid fire, spell-binding salesman I officials announced last week. I necessity
days that relieves Comdr.
the job was thirty Rhodes from
Air Gunners ... 5 2 invariably spells "Danger". For I his
I present position, which had
Gunnery Officers 3 3 your pocketbook's sake, it will
Student Officers ... 2 5 I pay you to heed this warning. Lee Field NewsSailor administration.The been so successful throughout his

:Marine Guard 2 5 I The "high-pressure" artist, regardless
Mess Cooks 1,5 I of what he sells, forces Back Glowing Commander in turn voiced
Brings to all
appreciation those present,
Ships Cooks 1 7 snap decisions. He fears delays,
and those who might have wishedto
I He is
and he fears investigations.
'-if_ 1 afraid to await calm, considered be present but were detained at
1I I judgment.your He favors "ac- Report Of Visit In ChicagoBy I duty at the Naval Air Station

Gunnery Graduates Are I tion" at all costs-to you. I plant. He thanked his executivesand

Intelligent buying implies Intelligent C. S. WILKES, Tic from Chicago with a glowing report I emnlovees for their- cooperation .

Topped By H. G. Geary I thinking. He who offers The skipper was welcomed back I that the grand old town offers the throughout Station. his He declared tour of dutyon tha.the

something worthwhile is seldom,. this week from a ten-day vacation more than free transportation -
One of the biggest classes toeTaduate tac- movies free free regretted leaving here, "but
willing to let "high-pressuie" which was spent at a resort in. free plays
from the Naval Air Gun- tics cloud the results of clean informative the beautiful hills of Carolina.The dances, etc. It seems that Kravit military personnel must carry the
completed its tough I in fight, while civilian employees: remain
his a
selling. i softball unknowingly parked car
week and is ready for Gunnery-Personnel to carry on the necessary -
course last I When the "high-pressure" man I no-parking area downtown. Go- very
come-what-may. It's Company 40, tell him team must have thought they had hall to his training repair and produc-
starts to work on you, scrimmaged the A & R outfit in ing to the city pay tion work at home."
numbering over 100 men. I you don't part with your money out fine, he found that Chicagoansmust .
H. G. Geary, with a mark of their last meeting. They .z-
under that sort of hypodermic.When on now go to court to explainas
3.56, was the standout graduate he finds "high-pressuring" of that game with Ernie Moore players pulledup well as pay. The city hall appointed Devil To Pay
Other honor men follow: M A. he'll such the for him and
0.lartman prospects don't pay quit with a broken bone in his wrist, an attorney The phrase "there'll be the devilto
Roy, 3.54; J. W. Hunt. 3.51; G. tactics for that reason. But "highpressure" foot the attorney asked him when he
Macduff with a badly-bruised pay" has a distinctly nautical
G W. Fendler,
} 3.46
; tactics do work too often was returning to Jackson'ille.Kravlt
I Brooks with a spiked wrist and origin. Aboard the old the"devil"
3.44 B. M. Harftett -
3.45.; E..0. Riley, ; on gullible persons. Our warningIs told him, "July 29".
i Freddie Howes with a dilapidated was the longest and most
3.37; R. Dunstan, :.35; N. "high-pressured"[
Grillo, 3.34; W. W. Boyer, 3.32; R'I to avoid being with thumb. However, they are all "Okay ue'll set your trial for difficult seam to pitch and was
C. Burrow, 3.32. into parting your money. ready for play again with the ex- August 9," said his counsellor. found near the garboard strake.
' Take the time to ception of Moore who is acting as "But I won't be ," Kravit Hence the accompanying phrase
--s INVEST".
i BEFORE field ump for league games. I attempted to say. "between the devil and the deep
Need For Swimming I Have you visited the "haber- "No, you won't, trill you," his blue sea." "Pay" is from the

k The most vivid need of the men "Puff Sheets" and "Mug Books"are to dashery" run by storekeeper Schu- attorney interrupted, smiling. French word "poix" meaning pitch,

I in our ;Navy was burned into my vanity schemes designed eren to get any small store's "I'll explain the circumstancesto "to pay the seams" or "to pitch

memory the day our ship was separate you from your money. items? It's quite an experience. A the judge for you." the seams."
Sheets" magazines or .
"Puff are
torpedoed. I saw men I former ace salesman, Schueren It's a grand old town, we repeat -fcjff|
could not swim well enoughto papers containing
all customers that "special"treatment
articles about companies or in- gives Chaplains Detached
out danger.
carry themselves sells like noticed
and clothing That hazy blur you have
Jt is my conviction that every dividuals-at a price.contain"Mug Books"are of hot cakes. If he keeps it up, Lee in the swimming pool in the last Lt.| Robert E. Delaney, Catholic
sailor should be able to swim well.I similar but pictures chaplain at NATTC and
Field sailors will be the most few days is not a mirage. Lieut Lt. William
have thanked my Lord that IAwu gullibles who pay for Circulation having is newly-outfitted in the Navy. I (jg) Peter Fick, one of the world'sfastest E. O'Connor, chaplain at Lee
able to swim and swim well.WA picture in print. merchants, Field, are to be detached in the
I of limited to those who are Another round of congratulations aquatic
Bureau usually
letter sent to the future for
near duty outside the
to the athletic department
attached -
:: More about to ACMM L. E. Pleas I is now
in "puffed" or "mugged" goes
Personnel by the chief specialist continental limits of the United
here He led the sprint
in the ant. He Is now wearing Ensign'sbars.
the another time but
charge of physical fitness on States, it was learned late
BEFORE I field for years and still has recordsin yesterday
WASP. It appeared in TIlE meantime "INVESTIGATE .
Kravit has returned the books.

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Eight 'JAX AIR NEWS August 5, 1943

r i i Set Up Permanent Supply Officer Blimps Housed In Navy Lists All Decorations And ;

II i Organization For E:r. World's Largest Medals Required For DurationWith

k f: .. War Savings Bonds Wooden BuildingsEngineers p

i the establishment duringthe U4 S. or Philippines or friendly
1;" NAOTC Has 90 Per Cent Attempt New past months of the Legion of foreign nations' who, since September -
8, 1939, distinguished them
r Goal, Takes Steps To Feat For Navy; Hangars Merit, Silver Star Medal, Navy selves by exceptionally meritorious '

'QA' and Marine Corps Medal, Air conduct in the performance of
; Reach And Maintain It.. Tower 17 Stories High
Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Presidential outstanding services. In four degrees
Unit Citation, three area -Chief Commander, Com-
, 'A new plan to insure the continued Huge wooden hangars of a kind Medal for
campaign medals and mander, Officer and Le iannaIre,
success of the War Sav- never before attempted by the en- *
Merit (for civilians), Navy STAR MEDAL -
ings Bond campaign for personnel gineers of this or other coun-
any Department has completed the series awarded to any person in the Navy
I i of all activities of Naval Air try are being constructed rapidlyat of decorations and medals believed since Dec. 6, 1911 who distinguished -
r Operational Training Command several points along the east required for the duration himself conspicuously by gal-
has been announced.It and west coasts of
\ the United of the war. lantry and intrepidity in action
provides for a permanent organization States to house the Navy blimps
that ad- not sufficient to justify the Medalof
It is not contemplated
War which
for registering patrol the sea lanes on
Honor, or Navy Cross.DISTINGUISHED .
ditional medals of this
type establIshed -
follows watch for
; Bond allotments. The plan enemy undersea raiders.
/ These until the war's end. FLYING
: hangars are the largest
shall be clear Three of the new awards reore- CROSS-awarded to any personin
(a) All officers provided span wooden buildings in the
.... the opportunity for registeringan world. They are 171 feet high, sent departures from past proce- the armed services who distinguishes -
allotment as they report for or the equivalent of about a 17- dure regardinr types and usage. himself by heroism or
Bonds Office shall The Legion of Merit is awardedin extraordinary achievement while
duty. The War story building; more than 1,000
be included on the official checkIn feet long, and are almost 300 feet four different degrees. The participating in aerial flight.
sheet to be contacted at the A veteran of 30 years in Naval wide at the base. The clear span four are not altogether tl. same NAVY AND MARINE CORPS
J ,officers' convenience. service, Capt. H. G. Kinnard USN, between the bents or footings is in design and are worn in individual MEDAL-awarded to any person&'fin
(b) Barracks officers for enlist- I above is the new Supply and Ac- 237 feet wide, giving enough room fashion, depending on the Navy or Marine Corps and re.W
ed men shall be charged with the counting Officer of this Station. to house blimps In rows of two degree. serves, who distinguishes himselfor
responsibility of providing facilities Capt. Kinnard, a native of Pitts- inside the structure with no danger The Presidential Unit Citationis herself by heroism not involv-
for registering allotments, anda burgh, Pa., reported here from the of the fabric tearing on the sidesof awarded to units of the Navy ing actual conflict with an enemy,
j report shall be submitted to the Naval Air Station at Miami. He the hangar. and members of that unit wear or persons whom Sec. of Navy has
,War Bonds Officer of each station replaced Capt. Vernon H Wheeler, Hangars of this size are nor- appropriate ribbon. These are designed formally awarded letter of com-
showing the results of all inter- USN, who has been detached to maUy made with structual steel to indicate one of three mendation for heroism. Noncom
views. All contacts are to be com- become assistant to Rear Admiral members. A year ago structual particular areas in the global war bat action only.
pleted within the first eight weeks Ray Spear, Inspector general of steel became so scarce that it with bronze stars to indicate specific AIR MEDAL awarded to
after men report.c the Supply Corps, Pacific Coast, teas necessary to find substitutes engagements within that members of U. S. armed forces
( ) On stations which do not at San Francisco.Advance wherever possible. When area. This does away with indiv- distinguishing themselves by mer-
have men reporting in drafts or the Bureau of Yards and Docks idual ribbons for each separate itorious achievement while participating
groups, division officers to whom undertook to design a huge han- campaign.A in aerial flight.
new men report shall have as partof Month of gar with wooden structual members brief summary governing the PURPLE IIEART awardedto
their duty the presentation of it was not believed possiblethat issuance and wearing of the major persons in action against the

the opportunity to sign allotments. I Family Allowance a building so high, so long, awards now designated for naval enemy, or as a result of act of
By the fifth of each month both' and with such a large span couldbe personnel follows: such enemy, if wounded necessitated
the barracks officers and the division I built of anything but steel. MEDAL OF HONOR-award- treatment by medical.
officers shall send reports to Initial PaymentHere's When the drawings for some of ed to any person while in the officer.
the station War Bonds Officer giving these hangars were completed, the naval service who in action involving PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITA-
the results of all interviews good news! Bureau of Yards and Docks found
; actual combat with the TION-awarded any ship, aircraft,
and the percentage of allotments "New Army and Navy Joint reg- two Pacific Northwest companiesto enemy, or in line of his profession naval units, any Marine aerial detachment
signed. ulations advance month of initial prefabricate the entire Job. Theyare
distinguishes himself conspicuously or higher unit, for out-
t The goal of participation is 9O t-1 payment of family allowances for the Henry Mill and Timber by gallantry and intrepidity standing performance in action on

and it is expected that this goal' Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Company, Tacoma, Washington, at the risk of his life or after Oct. 16, 1941.
will be reached and maintained by Guard." and Timber Structures, Inc., Port- above and beyond the call of
all activities I Effective with applications filedon land, Oregon. duty and without detriment to
MEDAL awarded .11
and after 1 August family allowances Before shipment, every beam per-
the mission./ Awarded
r for combatant -
sons in naval service on active !
was cut to the correct with "
will be payable for full length, l
and noncombatant action./ .
duty between Sept. 5, 1939, and
month in which aoplicatlon is filed the ends shaped at the exact angles _,
Veneral Disease if the applicant Is on active ser- and holes drilled at the pre- MARINE CORPS BREVAT ME- Dec. 7, 1941, inclusive. A service /,' .; ""
vice. cise points for assembling bolts DAL-awarded for distinguished clasp for "Fleet" or "Base", is > ,
Rate For Navy At I In and fixtures. The timbers and service in the presence of the authorized to be worn on ribbon- ,.
I case the applicant acquires sheathing, all treated with fire- I enemy. The medal ranks imme- by each person with bronze star;?;,,,

An All-Time Low I dependents the family allowance after entry will in be service pay-, resistant chemicals at the pre- diately. after the congressionalmedal. and nation.WACS, who serve outside the', .._,

able for month following month in fabricating plant, were transported I.of
Venereal disease rates in the which dependents to the various jobs There, other DISTINGUISHED SERVICE The campaign areas are North
Navy have dropped to a new all I the month in which are application acquired or is ,' contractors are assembling the MEDAL-awarded to any nerson and South America, AsiaticPacific

time---_ low.n n filed--whichever is later. I' structures, working from detailed with the Navy since April 6, 1917, theatre, including Alaska;
Commander T. J. Carter (MC) blueprints. who distinguishes himself exceptionally and the EuropeanAfricaMiddleEastern
USN, in charge of preventive med- The Disbursing Officers will Another peculiarity of the con- meritorious service to the theatre. There are other
icine in the Bureau of Medicine make initial family allowance struction of these wooden blimp Government in a duty of great re lesser decorations to be worn on
and Surgery, recently made a report checkage effective same month hangars is that their novel, foldIng sponsibility. Combat or noncombat I the left breast including the Good
on the 1912 picture, as follows family allowance is payable. For leaf-like sectional doors are action. I Conduct medals, Life Saving Me-
: applications received on and after suspended independently of the LEGION OF MERIT-awarded dals, and Commemorative Medals
Sick-list admissions last year in .1 August but dated prioily, Dis- hangar as such. Two huge pylons, t6 personnel of armed forces of the I plus those campaign medals com-
the entire Navy, ashore and afloat, bursing Officers will make initial with slots In the middle, supporta AREA CAMPAIGN 'MEDALS- memorating various milltar" cam-
due to syphilis, gonorrhea and checkage as heretofore beginningwith concrete and steel beam at the awarded members of land and I paigns of the United States in
the lesser venereal infections totaled I month following date of ap top: and the doors, which can be naval forces Includln" WAVES I history.
36 per 1,000 men, a decrease plication. opened with the touch of an electric .
of 29 per cent from 1941 and of Subject to foregoing may still button, fold away accordian- '

55 per cent since 1940. I designate month of application or like into the hollow recesses of N. A. O. T. C. RoundupNews
"During 1942, only 28 per cent I any subsequent month as begin- these pylons.Besides .
Of the Navy's venereal disease ning month for payments to ClassB avoiding having the
problem came from foreign ports," dependents and initial checkagefor hangar itself support the load of
Comdr. Carter said. "While this Class B family allowance shall the doors, more than a hundred And Comment From Other Stations 1
l proportion and the total number be made beginning with month so tons each, this method of door
of cases may increase in the near designated. construction offers but a minimumof

1 future, the fact remains that the M_':!iCommander __ wind resistance. Doors are being USN, who has been detached for ..
bulk of the problem will remain built at both ends of the WAVES Celebrate sea duty.

._ in the United States for sometime Chenault (Is hangar. The doors are the only NAS Miami, Fla.-WAVES of During the change of command

to come." Detached From Station part of the structure which use this Station celebrated the first ceremonies Lieut. Arthur L. Down

I steel. birthday of the Women's Reserveby ing of South Haven Mich., was

"Night In Rio" PlaysAt Commander Oran W. Chenault, M iA MM-BW serving as hostesses to a large presented the Gold Star for "ex-

flight surgeon of the Station, has DidjaknowThat number of guests at a dance in traordinary heroism and distin-
StationsThe Barracks. Guests guished service as pilot of a scout
Nearby been detached and departed for in all our history there the Terrace were
duties outside the continental lim- admitted by invitation only.
have been only four full admiralsof
musical comedy, "Night in its of the United States. More emphasis is being placedon
in the
which with Bank On Station
Rio, met popular re- Station
Comdr. Chenault was on duty at (The last one was Admiral Simms, the boxing program
at both the Naval Air Tech-
sponse direction of Bobby Brit-
Pearl Harbor when the Japs struck under the
I who died in 1936.) There are five
nical training Center, where it : December 7, 1941. The Comman- full admirals with temporary appointments ton, Ring classes are being held Proving Popular
and at the Main
was produced, the Naval personnel.
der's family has returned to their daily
in combat service to- /
has taken to the road.
Station I home at Little Rock, Ark. day. \ Relief : In the three weeks that the .)
Monday and Wednesday nights Organize SocietyNAS Station's own bank has been open
of tills week it showed at Cecil -
Field and Mayport respectively and Rear Adm. Mason Is Named Ft. Lauderdale of Fla.the- for more business than quadrupled in Building Its 39 number it has
next Monday it Is slated to playat of depositors and officers and en-
the Naval Air Gunners School i Ft. Lauderdale branch of the Miami
auxiliary of the Navy Relief listed men have banked several

near Is here.It booked. for Lee Field, Au- Corpus Christ! CommandantRear Society was ompleted. Mrs. Jo- thousand dollars within that time.who
aid the men
wife of Lieut. Designed
seph E. Steiert.
gust 16, and on August 23 Naval
I Steiert, Yard Officer of the Sta- wished to open a checking accountbut
personnel at Lake City will see Admiral Charles P. Ma- from Jacksonville, Adm. Mason tion, was named executive secre- who found It difficult to
the show. son, USN, first Commandant of became commanding officer of the tary. reach the downtown banks before

this Station last week became USS HORNET, the aircraft carrier Ensign Gretchen Kramer 27, closing time, this office (a branch

Seven A & R Officers Commandant of the Naval Air which carried the American fliers blonde, unmarried and photogenic, of the Barnett National Bank of
Training Center at Corpus Christi on their historic journey which is aboard. She is the new Assist- Jacksonville) has met that prob
Detached From StationSeven Texas. Adm. Mason relieved Rear resulted In the bombing of Tokyo. ant Communications Officer. En-
Admiral A. E. Montgomery, USN, He hat -et assumed commandof sign Kramer attended the Univer- lem.Now Station personnel mav startan
officers from A & R have Commandant at Corpus Christ the Hornet on that epic mission, sity of Miami, and holds the distinction account with any amouht.
been detached and ordered to re- for the past 13 months, who has but was "skipper" of the gallant of being the first WAVEto Those under $200 are charged a
port to new duties. They are: been ordered to an undisclosed carrier in the battle of Santa Cruz report here.A small monthly service fee which
Lt. (Jg) George H. Sprague, Jr., command afloat. Islands in which she was sunk. bigger and better Ship's Ser- allows them to write five, checks
'to Key West; Lt. (Jg) John F. Adm. Mason served as com- Adm. Mason received the Navy I vice is under construction. each month.
Knelsel to Key West; Lt. (Jg) manding officer here fiom October Cross. I bomber in action against Japanese trans.
is to
The equipped
Robert L. Holland Jr., to DeLand; 15, 1940, until May, 1942. He Adm. Mason more recently was I forces." He Is a flight instructorhere. to
fer funds in legal transactions
Lt. (Jg) John R. JWrple. to De- was credited with developing one in command of a task force of I .
Land; Ensign Frederic C. Stark of the finest and largest Naval converted carriers in the South I any part of the country and to

temporarily on duty with AOTC; Air Stations in the world duringhis Pacific and late in January was I New CommanderNAS cash or write money orders Travelers c...
for other
:Warrant Officer Ralph E. Car- tour of duty here. The Station made air commander in the Solo checks and care .
Vero Beach-Comdr. D. T. banking requirements. The office
athletic field named Mason
mack to a base outside the con- Ho returnedto
tinental United States; and Ensign Field in honor of the popular Commandant mon Islands area. I Day, USN, Warrenton, Va., took is located next to the War
Bureau : this country in May when he command of this Station succeed- Bonds Department. It is open
to Washington -
Nick Pagonia
of Aeronautics. Shortly after being detached paid a visit to this Station, I ing Comdr. Howard L. Young, from 1100 through 1700 ..daily.Page .





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