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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 16, 1943
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL 1, No. 25 U, S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA September 16, 1943




f. Noted Writers Get Look At WAVE Activities on Station .



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t. Navy Has Women' Corpsmen Matje And Krupa THEY'LL HAVE CHANCE TO SEE

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" tJ;: ., : :',: Are Commended By WOMEN'S RESERVE PLAY PARTIN



'. i.t. i- T':::' r: Station Rescued SkipperSailors Army Sergeant WINNING OF THIS WAROn


,' From Drowning At Tuesday evening a group of writers and photographers

representing several of the nation's better known magazines

,&,:' ', Jacksonville BeachFor arrived on this Station, accompanied by two officers of the

"'. '> r rescuing an Army sergeant Women's Reserve from the Navy Department, Lieutenant

from the waters of the Atlantic Louise K Wilde, W-VS( ) assistant to the director of the

. rLi rav Ocean off Jacksonville Beach on Women's Reserve, and Ensign Rhoda LeCocq, W-VS( ),
August 30, of this year, BernardP. Navy public relations
Matje and Alex M. Krupa, both -
*.>..'* Sp< S)3c, were commended by The group, including Rita Halle
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Kleiman
::\ Arthur Gavin, freelance writer; Sally
Captain comman-
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dant of the Station, at an Impres- Capt. Gavin And I Kirkland VOGUE; Pauline Reeves,
FAWCETTE
sive ceremony during inspection ; Kay Silver, MADA-
I Saturday morning. MOISELLE; Frances McFadden,
I I "You are commended this date S2c Posner Join HARPERS BAZAAR; Louise Dahl
: I for the courage you exhibited in Wolfe, photographer for HAR-
I rescuing a drowning man, (Sgt. PERS BAZAAR and VOGUE;
j-;;r I (t Carl C. Lungren, USA)," said Captain $1,000 Bond Club Eileen Darby, photographer for
I Gavin MADAMOISELLE, and Virginia

? ., / "On August 30, 1943 at approxi- Moore, WOMAN'S HOME COM-
/ .. mately 1 :45: while bathing at Third War Loan Drive PANION, is officially known as
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ft'''' > Jacksonville Beach, in the vicinityof the War Writers Board, which is
the Jacksonville Beach pier, Under Way Here With A composed of writers and photog-
Matje and Krupa heard a for
checked and if it's well, the has cry Goal Of $150,000
r Navy
pressure going up- women help from an unidentified swim- publicize any activity of the gov-
' corpsmen now. The WAVES have arrived at the Main Dispensary and mer about 100 yards from shore. ernment that is desired, for the
they have the situation well In hand, performing many useful tasks. ; When within hearing distance the As the Nation's Third War Loan duration
Loraine Paradise, PhM3c of Princeton, Calif, is the WAVE at work ( drive
man explained he could make it entered its second week, the Primary mission of the Board is
above. I! to shore but that another swimmer Station was backing the attack to to visit activities of the Women's
about 25 yards beyond him the hilt with 94 per cent of all Reserve personnel at this station
I was badly in need of help. They civilian employes purchasing bondson and nearby installation, all in
Attention All Hands! Proper immediately swam out to Sgt. the Payroll Savings Plan, with I order that material may be pro
Lungren and reached him just as eight divisions attaining the 90 r cured for publication in their various
he was going below the surface I per cent participation goal in the I magazines.
Allotment Plan, and with 12 new I While on the Station these
of the water.
Matje using a cross-
Saluting] Is Order Of the Day chest tow swam with him to shore members added to the Station's I writers are visiting the several departments -
with the help of Krupa." Exclusive $1,000 War Bond Club. I and hangars where
Matje, 30-year-old Shore Patrol- The drive got off to a booming WAVES are located. They will
for three start with the War Bond Office get a look at the WAVES actually
i' Rigid enforcement of military courtesy will be the order of the day man, was years a mem-
ber of the Philadelphia police force selling $30,000 worth of Bonds performing the many tasks they
e,.. on this Station according to recent announcement. Attention of all before enlisting in the Navy at the over the counter on the first two have been called upon to do in the
i ; hands is called to the fact that salutes shall be exchanged between Quaker City on April 10, of this days, but sales slacked off this Navy. wIncluded
officers, and between officers and enlisted men on every occasion of Born in Philadelphia, he I week. The Station goal for the in the tour are visits to
their meeting, passing near, or being addressed, except under the year.makes his home at 1236 Marlborough I Third War Loan campaign is the administration building, com-
.. following conditions: I St. I 150000.: I missary and supply, operations,
1. Men at worK, except when addressed He is married to the former Miss I Ensign' Helen Clemson of the photo lab, aerology department
by an officer or called to $64 Answer I Annie Benzing of Philadelphia, at- War Bond Office" asked all handsto I control tower, PBY squadrons, A
attention shall not be required to "make it and R and
tended LaSalle High School, and your personal reeponnlbility shop, the dispensary.
render a salute. Drexel to contact your Department Also to be seen are the WAVESat
Recently when Secretary of Institute Technology for
2. Men seated at work, at the Navy Frank Knox stated one year. or Unit War Bond Officer work in the parachute loft and
games or at mess, are not requiredto or call at the War Bond I celestial link and synthetic devices
during an interview that the Krupa, a policeman at South
when officer, other thana Office for cash laboratory. ,.
rise an Navy proposed to let the Jap- Bend, Ind., for 14 months before purchases. i
flag officer or the captain of a The purchase of war bonds by I I On Wednesday morning the
anese stay in a certain area, an entering the Navy, enlisted at To-
j I ship, or an official inspection par- excited reporter asked, "Whatkind ledo, Ohio April 8, this year. Born civilians and military personnel at I group was welcomed by the Chiefof
ty, passes unless they be called to home is vital to winning the war Naval Air Operational Train-
of Japs, Mr. Knox ? June 4, 1916, this 27yearoldShore
attention, or unless it Is necessaryto Smiling grimly, the Secre- I Patrolman attended Central As President Roosevelt told Amer- ing, Rear Admiral Andrew Calhoun .
clear icans last week, "Success of the McFall, and the
a gangway. Bend Command
tary replied: "Dead ones. High School at South and i
3. In the Navy, the salute is not married the former Miss Dorothy Third War Loan will be the sym- ant of the Station, Captain Arthur
L uncovered. bol that America does not Gavin.
given when proposeto
Grajkowski, also of that city.
, On board ship all officers and Railroad Run by Nary Oddly enough, Matje and Krupa rest on its arms-that we know During the entire tour the writers -
Corpus Christi, Texas (CNS- the bitter ahead and have been
,
enlisted men salute all officers sen- met one another at Great Lakes tough job accompanied by Lt.
for to themselves, attached to the The Navy is running a railroad Naval Training Station where they will not stop until it is finished. (jg) Edith Stallings W-VS) director
t same ship, on their first daily Now it is your turn. Every dollar of the Women's Reserve for
now. Fifteen sailors operate a 35- formed a friendship, were shippedout
meeting and upon addressing or I mile rail line that hauls suppliesfor on July 6, and reported here that you invest in the Third War NAOTC.
being addressed by their seniors. the Naval Air Station here. : July 8. I Loan is :your personal message of After lunch Friday the group is
They salute the senior officet of I i II I defiance to our common enemiesto -I expected to return to New York
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an official Inspection party. At I the ruthless militarists of Germany City by planeDancing. _.
other times when the progress of Yard Police Mascot and Japan your personal
a senior officer may be impaired, I message of faith and good cheerto
officers and men clear a gangway our Allies" and all the men at I Girls Are
and stand at attention facingthe the. front
senior officer until he has With the War Loan drive well
passed. They salute all flag offi- I under way, the Station's $1,000 Featured TonightAt
r.rs, captain of the ship, and all.ficers I War Bond Club now numbers 108
senior to themselves from members. The newest names on
ships on every occasion of the honor roll include the Com- USO-Camp Show
meeting, being nears or being ad mandant of the Station, Captain
dressed.On Arthur Gavin, and a second class
Featuring sixteen beauteous
flirtatious

this Station unit personnel seaman. Charles P. Posner.
dancing girls: the USO-
within their unit area and not Other new members of the Camp Show "Hollywood Gaieties"will
on the streets will act as though $1.000 Club are Lt. Comdr. Herbert I come aboard the Station for
their unit was a ship in regard to F. Finney, John R. Peters, Andrew two performances at the Mainside
contacts with the unit officers at- L. Long, James H. Gwynes, Clar- Auditorium tonight at 1900 and
tached to that unit. Station officers ence E. Crabtree, James D. Bar- 2100. The show will also be stagedat
or visiting officers who go art wick, Chief Jack K. Goldsby. Chief the NATTCenter tomorrow.
to another squadron or departmentwill s Benjamin H. Fyfe Lt. Comdr. The Franchonettes a team of
be rendered the same military ,g Charles Morgan (who read about Franchon and Marco trained
courtesies as those extended to +4 yF i t y, I the Club and mailed check from dancing ladies-have created much
officers of another ship. I Washington) and Mildred C. lifting of eye-brows at all service
Salutes will b. rendered to office I Stockton, wife of Comdr. G. B. shows and they'll appear here
f. in automobiles. Plan of the Stockton. throughout the entire revue.
Day announced last week. All I Three of the eight divisions Joe and Jane McKenna provide
hand were ordered to look out a + L r which have reached the Station the punch for Hollywood Gaieties
for the Admiral's and Captains I Allotment Plan goal have perfect with their roughhouse brother and
can in order to render proper 100 per cent participation. Theyare sister act. It's a slap-happy comic
salutes. Whenever the Admiral Y-3 (Police Force), Y-8 (Docks bit, interspersed with acrobatic and
enter an area all hand will & Ferries) and St. Augustine Air trick dancing.
come to attention. His name is 'Reveille" and he is on duty at the main station police Auxiliary. The Recruit Center and Handling the musical entertain
When on liberty or away from i department as a mascot. There is some confusion about his ancestry, P-l (Public Works) have hit the I ment are the Cappy Barra Boys,
areas to which attached, sa- however, but it is believed that his father was a cocker spaniel and his 95 per cent mark, S-6 (Clothingand a quartet of harmonica jive-
.It!! will be exchanged both be mother a German Shepard According to the yard police, "Reveille"has Small Stores) has a 96 per bombers, and pretty Barbara Long,
tween officers and between officers adjusted himself pretty well to the station routine. He drinks cent participation, S-l (Commissary a singer.
, :. and enlisted men on every occasion cokes, eats candy bars and occasionally goes over to the Dispensary to ) 92 per cent and Y-l (Yard The Cappy Barra Boys swing?
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Pago Two JAX AIR NEWS September 16, 1943'

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.tt. The Inquiring Buzzard Brigade Mopped Up




t tt ReporterQUESTION The Japs, Relates Lt. Batten S



t By It ((Jg) Stanley Culp

Shy, retiring, 24-year-old Lt. Flyer's Creed

k : What are we (Jg) Richard Batten of Clare-
! mont, Calif., holder of the Air
fighting for? 1 am a United States Navy
and effective
Medal for his daring
f ANSWERS: the second battle of flier.
flying during
fI Cop Safety Award JOHN F. HAUSER, Y3c: "We're Guadalcanal gives you the impres- My countrymen built the bat
fighting for freedom and democracy sion of the typical American airplane' in the world and entrusted -

It's the same old story all youth He's not one of the typeto it to me They trainedme
s over again. We want to make the hunt danger and excitement, to fly it, 1 will use it to the
i i .a world a better place to live in. And but he's the sort of fellow who absolute limit of my power.

more than ever before to see to knows his Job, and will carry out With my fellow pilots air crews
iI it that this does not happen again. his assignment, irrespective of the and deck crews, my plane and
Also to erase the threat of dicta- obstacles which may confront him. I will do anything necessary to

k torship." In addition to seeing plenty of carry out our tremendous responsibilities -

EDYTHE DILG, PR3c, Para- action at Guadalcanal, Lieut. Bat- 1 will always remember -
. chute Loft: "For democracy, the ten also participated in armed we are part of an unbeatable -
! right to speak, live and act as we I clashes at Santa Cruz, and in the combat team the

r)4yv please. To protect the constitution. Coral Sea. Today, when he talks United States Nary

That's what they tell us. We're ''I to his classes at the Station, stu- When the going is fast and
"
not fighting for more territory. dent officers whol"soon be wing- rough 1 will not falter. 1 will
! F ALBERT MARSHALL, StMlc: ing their way through enemy skies, be uncompromising in every .
Cadet Mess: "I tell you what I realize that he knows, from actual blow I strike 1 will be humble
TThE think we're fighting for. For free- experience, what he is talking in victory
dom in its broadest sense. We're about.
1 am a United States Navy
fighting to save our country too.
,,
1 was a member ol Lieutenant
1 have dedicated
flier.
The way I see it, it's different in Commander 'Scoffer Coffins 'Bui- myselfto
. Iw Germany. There is no freedom my country with its many
scud Brigade', modestly points out
millions of all races, colors, and
t under Hitler. If the Nazis should
Lieut. Batten. "Our insignia was a
win the war we would all be creeds. They and their way of
buzzard diving into the fray, blood
t slaves." life are worthy of my greatest
dripping from his beak. carryinga
.. STAFF SGT. S. F. GREEN, Ma- mop in his talons. Our war cry protective effort
rine Bks: "You got me, Bud, I was Mop 'em up'." I ask the help of God in making
.. don't know. I suppose to rid the Lieut. Batten's first opportunityto that effort great enough.
, Foreman L. G. Floyd. center, receives a plaque from Commander RobertR. world of belligerent powers so we 'Mop 'em up' came on Oct. 26,

Johnson executive officer of the station extreme right. in recognition can have peace. That's what I 1942, in the battle of Santa Cruz- I Lieut Batten was awarded the Air

erf the fact that Public Work Group No. 2 chalked up the best safety improvement gather from reading the papers" and it came close to being his last I Medal. This was in mid-November,
but that day is a long way off. I
record for the month of August. At the left is Lieut. W. W. J. M. O'CONNELL, PhoMlc, scrap as well. "We took off from during the second battle of Guadalcanal
our carrier about 8:15: that morn-
)Knight outside superintendent of Public Works. Photo Lab: "All I'm fighting for .
ing, he says, "and about 20 min-
"When took off from
is a chance to get back to the sim- we our
utes out encountered
we an
enemy
ple life I before I carrier we knew that we were going -
Civilian ReporterMrs. enjoyed Joinedthe attack .
Safety Plaque Is Louise Abraham has been unless Navy. And I understand that had group."I hardly gotten into the Lieut up Batten to "but GuadalcanaL"we.didn't know said
we win the war we won't
selected as the Civilian to scrap when a Jap Zero exploded
reporter why we were going. We did know
get a chance to have the old
good
represent the Public Works right behind me. Parts of him hit
Taken Public Dept., days again." that we had to be ready for anything
By for the Jax Air News. Any one my elevator and control surfaces that might happen."
JED BEAUDINE
SPlc: "I'm
having any news of interest may and almost threw my plane out of Something happened-and fast.
contact her at Public Works not fighting. control I caught on fire, and I
Main-
"On November
13
Just as we
Works 2 In FRANCES STANFORD, Y3c, I
Aug.Public tenance 136 thought for a few moments that I
Building Phone 422. Yard Office: "We are fighting for rounded the point at Guadalcanal,"
was seeing my first and last action -I
-V8L the small things of life, for instance all at I says Lieut Batten, "there sat a
Works Group No. 2, rep- Strange WordAbsenteeism sitting here in Ship's Ser- "But- I one time. the Jap battleship ready to start shellIng -
resented by Foreman L. G, Floyd is a word which vice and eating sundaes." control.finally The Zero got fire about under I I the boys on the island. We

and Lieut. W. W. Knight, outside Guy A. Pinholster, leadingman, of CARL FRANE, Sic: "For politi- 70 miles from our fleet got, but me I man- went up into the clouds to spiral
superintendent of Public Works, the A and R electric shop may cians to keep their power and Industrialists aged to get back to the fleet be- for position." Then followed a coordinated -
was awarded the safety Improve- have heard, but it certainly never to get richer." fore I had to attack, and "three of our
use the for
ment trophy by Commander Rob- affects him. Pinholster was em- EDWARD J. FINLEY, PhoM2c, landing strip." ocean a torpedoes hit the Jap ship. She

ert R. Johnson, executive officerof ployed at the electric shop July Photo Lab: "For the Preservationof laps Pay PriceIt went away limping-without shell
this station, at a brief ceremony I 28 1041 a ing Guadalcanal."
and since that time has Democracy and the furtheranceof wasn't all 'gravy' for the
Tuesday morning. I never been late to his work. Not the American way of life" on this occasion however for Japs The reception accorded Lieut
This signified that Public Works only that, but he has taken only CHARLES ZERMITS, Flc: "For Batten's shot down, Lieut Batten's squadron when they
two
Two had shown the greatest Improvement one day off during that period of freedom, for peace and the rightto Zeros and gunner a possible third. For his reached Henderson Field on Guadalcanal
from the standpoint of time-an almost perfect mark for do as we damn please" fine work he left no doubt in their
awarded
was the Air
safety, of any organization on the I over two years. DOROTHY DAWSON, Y3c, Medal. minds that they were welcome.

Station over the August ecord of I s jfa asi VTB-OTU2: "We are fighting As previously related Lieut. "We were cordially greeted by

1942.It. Baby Daughter against Fascism and Nazism and Batten had to take to the, water General Wood and Colonel Cooley,''
was considered that this was to bring back freedom to the says Lieut. Batten 'They said,
with his
John plane and then
Nazal, civilian followed
an exceptional accomplishment in supervisor world. We are fighting for freedom 'boys, we don't know where you
another
that E. P. of the A and R material section, thrilling experience which from look like
Armstrong, safety en- of people-personal freedom. came butiyou an- I
well
is might have been his last
gineer, declared the nature of the receiving congratulations on the J. K. MARSH, Sic: "We're "We gels dropped out"of Heaven to us' :
birth of a daughter, Michele Lorraine broke out our rubber life rafts, and
-
work done by that departmentmade fighting to survive and to keep "I guess we did look pretty
it most difficult for them to Vincent's, born September 6, at St. our idea of how this country shouldbe r--.'.. : good. We had just come from our

win such an award.Maintenance Hospital run alive. We're scrapping for ? 7F carrier our khakis were fresh from
and Interim Overhaul t-3 i the right to mind our own business : the laundry we had just had a

of Assembly and Repair, rep- without interference and to r: shave, and I guess we smelled of
resented by Lieut. A. V. Stamm Pattie Bennet Is speak up when we don't like the ;;,. hair oil and sharing lotion. But

and Foreman M. W. Terkhurst, received way things are going. President you should have seen us by nightfall .
the accident prevention Roosevelt is the greatest presidentin ." Perspiration dust and blood
award for the month of August : After A & R News the history of the United States, made us look like savages" 11

from Commander Johnson. This but we are fighting to protect the The Jap battleship which already
signified that Maintenance and I Pattie Fontaine Bennett, (Mrs. rights of those who raise cain with ,: B had suffered grievous

Interim Overhaul had the least C. D., Jr.) of Shop No. 23, Metal him and even slur his wife. We <. wounds was not to escape. Later;
number of accidents in the past and Machine Division of A and R, are fighting to be Americans, and in the day Lieut Batten's squadron
month, in ratio to the percentageof that's one word too big for defi- re-fueled and reloaded, going
man hours worked of any groupon has been chosen as reporter to cov- nition." out to make another attack.

the Station. er activities of the civilian person- E. M. PASTRANA, SClc, S-10: # "Three more of our fish found their

Lieut. J. W. A. Smith Is safety nel. "I'm fighting to have the same mark," he says, "and as dusk fell

officer on the station. During the past several years, things I had before the war, peace, she lay gutted nad listing sharply
-- in her affiliation with the Auxiliary comfort and good fellowship. In She was finally scuttled that night
to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, short, to keep the United States by her crew."
C'mon, Mates, Grab A Post No. 1689, and the American just as it is." But difficulties were Just starting

Partner And Out Legion Auxiliary to Post No.9, CLARE BECKHAM, AM3c, A L M for Lieut Batten, and his
Swing Mrs. Bennett has served as chairman & R: "I guess for all the things squadron. The next morning they
we've lived for. The main were out early for trouble
ever < looking
of radio and at
publicity one
Grab partner, and swing a ,
dance your mates. time handling the news items and thing is for everybody to come :tI and soon found it in copious
square An old-fashioned danco semi-monthly radio programs for back home and for me to go home quantities. A huge Jap convoy
square and do the little things like Sun- ao.-; apparently bent
on occupying
Is an added attraction at the Sat- both groups, over a period of two
day afternoon driving, picnics, hay LT. BATTEN Guadalcanal, was sighted.
urday night dance at the Mainsidc years. She has also, in recent
Auditorium from 2030 until mid- years, been active in the Little rides-fun like we used to have got into the water and In a few ocean seemed to be covered .
before got in such a ships. Just like ducks on
night. Theatre of Jacksonville. Her con- things mess. minutes one of our destroyers, the a
S. H. PRESLEY AEM1c pond," recalls Lieut. Batten. "We
,
Buddy Balbo's orchestra will tacts with people through other PORTER, came over to pick us
FAW5: "What are we fighting for went in on an attack with our dive
provide the usual jive music. activities, which tie in with the up, he said. "Just as she slowed
'-ii 4- aforementioned auxiliaries, has --to win the war, of course. Thenwe down to take us aboard a Jap bombers, and in a few minutes the
her can have our own way of liv- ocean was covered with wreckageand
given an opportunity to aid in torpedo hit her. The PORTER was
Zip Your Lip, Save A Shlp. "
and the we've been human flotsam.
AJ a number of worthwhile publicity ing rights accustomed sunk, but my crew, along with the
I- offerings for the benefit of the to all our lives. We are ship's crew, were transferred to The "Buzzard Brigade" did more
Navy Radio--Programs present groups of service men in also supposed to be fighting to put another craft." than its share in breaking up this

Jacksonville.Mrs. an end to all wars" but I don'tknow His dip into the sea more or less move on Guadalcanal. They were
The following radio program Bennett will be very gladto about that. automatically made Lieut Battena officially credited with one battle
will be broadcast by Jacksonville sec that all worthwhile news BERNARD DECKER, BkR3s, S- member of the Web Foot Club, a ship, two transports, and one cruise
stations from the Naval Air and human interest stories reach 7: "Well, first and foremost I'd say very exclusive organization wherein er. "I don't know how many

Station: the Jax Air News, but can only freedom of speech, religion and so there are no dues, no by-laws, planes our gunners got," says
Friday VVJAX (2100-2130) serve in the capacity of reporterIf forth. It all adds up to that in no rules and regulations. All you Lieut. Batten. "I know mine got
Naval Air Technical Training those about whom things happen .- my sense of the word, freedom. have to do to become a member is at least one. But after this flight
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Center auditorium, "Navy report the happenings to her. And to preserve democracy. make a landing in the water-unpremeditated was over we had still another job
Wings." Since she has two sons In the LOIS STONE Y3c: "For the and without malice to do. Some of us dropped 500

Saturday VVMIIK ((2000- Armed Forces, it Is only natural right to live together, peacefullyand aforethought "Members of the pound bombs on landing operationsand
2030)) Naval Air Technical that she is vitally interested in In harmony. We're fighting Buzzard Brigade," says Lieut. supply dumps along the I
Training Center auditorium, news from all the boys, and beingone for our" ideals, and hopes for the Batten, "became members of the beach." ;

"Swing With the Navy." of the civilian.. "fellows", she future. Web Foot Club by landing in almost Born at Adel, Iowa, Aug. 17,
Tuesday' WJIIF (2100-2130)) will expect much news from thai ALICE WOOD SPT)3c( : "Free- every conceivable position 1919, Lieut. Batten now considers
Naval Air Technical Training group. Items may be left at the dom of the world so we may live but I don't think anybody landed Claremont, Calif., his home.
Center auditorium, "Wings Over desk in Shop No. 23, while she is in it as we used to, once more." on his back or with his wings

America" with the Command- on the night shift for the next two -\JSn folded up." Take It Slow. .

ant's Band. months. Anyone wanting the Jax Mot AllFloyd The battle of Santa Cruz was a Pierce: Every..time I kiss youmakes
Wednesday UTDQ (1630- Air News to have "their" news : "Does your wife do all her thrilling exploit, but it was for me. a better man!
1700) All Saints ChapelNavy should contact "Pattie B. in Shop own washing?" another exhibition of bravery in Susie: Well, you don't have to
Vrwpern.. No. 23." I Gene: "Yeah. all except her back' battle and remarkable ability that get to heaven tonight, do you?

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'!" September 16, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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. Join The Navy And "Man's Best Friend" Receives Final Rites I Naval Personnel



See The World Is Urged To Travel,



e. More Than Slogan By Ferry Boats



I' Heatherington Has Been Schedule Is Announced For.
"

J' Places And Done Things Buses Transporting "You"To


:, Peace And WartimeThat Station DockA
to

: That well known slogan, "Join campaign to encourage more

the Navy and see the world," isn'ta liberty-bound Bluejackets, Marines
to ride the Ferries
and WAVES
mere slogan for AEMlc William
has been launched on the Station.
... Joseph Heatherington of McKees-
The Ferries leave the Station
'1 port, Pa., now attached to a unit
Dock daily except Sunday at 1700
on this Station. During his several
t' and 1800.
in the Naval service, both
,', years
Buses marked "To Ferries
, plainly
in peacetime and in war, he has "
reserved for use of
f passengers
visited such
far-flung places as
to the Station
Iceland, Newfoundland, Haiti, Ber- proceeding
Dock to board will leave
a Ferry,
muda, New Zealand, Honolulu,
the corner of Saratoga and Waspat
Melbourne and Brisbane
Sydney, ,
1635 and 1735 except Sun
daily
Australia "I've been in almost all
It will to the Dock
days. proceed
of the 48 states too, he
One of his most interesting says.trips Skippy is dead, and there a large by the following route and schedule

during peacetime occurred when grief for the little dog who was killed :

he was aboard the USS Tuscaloosaon in line of duty for his country at the Skippy A Flying Mascot Is West on Saratoga to Alleghenyat
Naval Air Station. The
a goodwill tour to South America Banana Hirer 1642 and 1742.
beloved terrier mascot was accorded
South on Allegheny to Birmingham

.,. Since the outbreak of hostilities a traditional of Nary his faithfulness burial at sea and in Killed In Line Of Navy Duty at 1645 and 1745.

: Heatherington has seen plenty of memory
his tour of duty I East on Birmingham to Mustinat
"'. service in both the Atlantic and friendship during 1648 and 1748.
, Pacific. with the officers and enlisted men It was a very solemn occasionin
at Banana River At left, his body one of the seaplane hangars at 1943, as he was on his way to the North on Mustin to Enterpriseat
His has
not been
"' job perhaps asS encased in a large practice bomb the Naval Air Station Banana station mess hall for.early chow.A 1650 and 1750.
" others but it
' has exciting been as some For and resting in a silk enfolded casket River, Florida as the last rites station truck ended his happy East on Enterprise to Wright
r just as dangerous.
of of Bluejackets prepare to place the last were held at 1000 on the morning navy life at Banana River throughan (passing Post Office) at 1653 and
reasons the
security type ship remains of Skippy aboard a Nary of September 8th for "Skippy," unavoidable accident. Skippy's
he cannot be revealed but
t. was to on that it plane bound for the sea. At right popular mascot of two squadrons burial ceremony was attended bya 1753.Arriving at Dock at 1700 and

say was a parti- the bomb enclosing his body secured stationed there. His small and life- vast host of friends. The squad-
cular of U-boats and had 1800.
E'sutfice target
,
in the bomb rack. Skippys less body was placed inside a large rons may or may not adopt some
close calls.
wait until
numerous Bluejacket pals solemnly stand at practice bomb, painted red, white other mascot in the future. Theyhaven't Ferries will passen
"I've sunk in front of to
have time
ships the buses
'.. seen on
attention as the plane gets ready to and blue and engraved with his decided yet. But one thingis gers
and behind h. "Af leave the
Ferries will
me me. embark The
says. take off for the final ntes. name. The bomb was hung on a certain. No other mascot, no
ter you've seen men die around duPont Dock at the foot of Stone
" I scouting plane and dropped at sea matter how popular, can ever steal
you you reach the conclusion that wall Street to return to the Station -
that 'certain in
in the traditional manner of the warm spot' the
it makes no difference where you N.A.O.T.C.Roundup Navy. hearts of the personnel of the NAS at 1750 and 1850 daily except
are, insofar as safety is concerned. Sundays.A .
c Banana River that belonged so
Who was Skippy? Well, his
If it's your turn you'll get it. If special Ferry primarily for
/ long to Skippy.First
story goes like this: Early last
not. then you're okay. NATTCen liberty parties will leave
When the war started Heather- summer a small black and white -:! the Station Dock on Saturdays

ington was aboard a ship in an A Column Of News fox terrier appeared at the NAS only at 1600 and will leave the

:Atlantic port, but it was not long And Comment From Banana River from out of no- Lady Marines duPont Dock for return to the

before he was engaged in North where especially and immediatelystole Station at 1650. NAS Naval per-

Atlantic convoy work. "Most of Other Stations into the hearts of the en- sonnel may also use this Ferry

I. my service has been in the North listed men attached to-the squadrons Due To Land Here! I but no buses will be provided to
station order
When a was
Atlantic, he says, despite the fact pick up and carry them to the
that he has made more than one New Supply OfficerNAS issued that all dogs without tags I Station Dock.

trip between the west coast of should be put in the pound, the The Lady Marines are coming, NAS personnel will not be air
Miami. Fla.-Captain S. men agreed on one thingSkippymust hurrah, hurrah!
the United States, and the South lowed to use the 1600 or 1800
V. Dunham, USN, a veteran of not meet this terrible fate
; Pacific I Fifteen smartly clad green and Saturday Ferries if they are used
On one occasion Heatherington'sship : some 35 years In Naval service, So, accordingly and with much white uniformed Lady Marines are to capacity by NATTCen liberty

, was blown off course by a has assumed duties as the Station ceremony, the men promptly enlisted due to land at the Station parties.
Supply and Accounting Officer. Skippy in the Navy as their Second Lieut. Jane Blackburn,
storm. Another ship, following the -\ %i
course originally mapped out for I I Capt. Dunham reported from Trin- squadron mascot, on Nov. 4th officer in charge, holds the distinction -

his vessel, was torpedoed. idad where he was in command 1942. Skippy, Tony John, who of being the first Leath-
I
of the Naval Supply Depot.Ship's named after his self-appointed How Naval PersonnelCan
was erette officer to report here.
t\ Once his ship got a message at< I
.
Service is doing a boom John Matanich,
1900 that a sub pack was lying in guardian, Tony The Marines will be assigned to Vote In New York
business on second class the service number I
wait for it. "Something got fouled yeoman was given A & R as storekeepers. They will ,
and second class rat- 000-00-01. In his service
CoatUnrd On l'.K e };hth&f storekeeper regular be quartered in 'the WAVES area I
Qualified New York State vot-
----- -- ing badges since a number of record appears all four paw prints,
; at Building 720 They report here in the armed services in this
WAVES here recently made the and listed under personal characteristics ers ,
from Cherry Point N. C., and are
grade. is "runs in oblique line." I I country or overseas, can vote in
to serve at this Station on tem-
the general election in New York
One sailor nautically put it "he
( I
r Jive Bombers lists to the starboard) porary duty for five weeks. 2 November if they apply to the
r -'-:!i State War Ballot Commission not
popularity soared to
NAGS Hollywood, Fla. The Slcippy's later than 20 September for bal
North
greater heights each day, and a Gate Open
newly organized N .GS Orchestra lots.
lot of
publicity was no new exper-
I made a successful debut last week ience to this extraordinary canine. North gate at the Station is Applications will be sent on request -

by jiving at the USO Saturday His picture has appeared in manyof open every day including Sun- Requests should be sent to

, night dance. A welcome additionto the larger newspapers and days, from 0610 to 0820, and from the Commission in Albany, N. Y.,

1 the band is Steve Saunders, magazines all over the country. He 1600 to 1730 for the passage of or to 80 Centre Street. New York

ARMSc: former singer for Sammy often wore dark glasses to aroid authorized persons, it has been an- City, and should state:
Full name and rank of the member
Kaye. nounced. However, no incoming
ardent fans, as do other celebntes.
! traffic is permitted to enter the of the armed forces regiment,
He was always a friend to anybody
QUESTIONS
I Short Story in a naval uniform but all North gate from 1630 to 1730. company, troop or other command,

' 1. All four of the following col- civilian garbed personnel soon 'J.| common name of camp vessel or
\ De- I NAS, Vero Beach, Fla.-The base and its post office address.
ors appear on the American learned they were unpopular with I hell Look
1 And also the home residence of
Buccaneer, Station tells this
. fense Ribbon: Yellow, red, white paper him. PhM1c-IYo" must avoid all
, and blue. one. A woman visitor to the Lon- Skippy had the run of the service man or woman.
forms of excitement
I Ballots must be in the mail from
don zoo asked a keeper whetherthe
,
True? False? squadron area and slept either in
M3I2c-"Can I look at them on
Commission 22
the
, 2. Is the accuracy of the obserVatory hippopotamus was a male or a the beach crew's shack or in the the street?" I by Septemberand
mailed back 10 November.
J. clocks (i. e. the Naval Observatory female. "Madame, replied the barracks and when on guard duty by

clock in Washington) keeper sternly, "that is a question would sharply challenge anyone

checked by the sun, the stars or that should be of Interest" only to who Intruded into his domain. Each Know Your Planes Gunners!

the moon? another hippopotamus. squadron man will rave for hours ,

3: The average WAVE is 10, 15 about the manifold merits of the

or 35 per cent muscle? Adm. McFall Is Guest little terrier, and Skippy would do ))4'' : : .7--"

4, With what sport do you asso- each feat of accomplishment justas

ciate these names: Charles Paddock NAS, Sanford Fla.-Rear Admiral well as his champions say. He r

Alice Marble. Barney Ross. A. C. McFall, chief of unhesitatingly would dive into five oar

Stan Musial. Bronko Nagurski. NAOT, was the guest of honor at feet of water to recover an article

5. What is the equivalent of a a luncheon given at this Stationby which had sunk beneath the waves.

second class seaman in the Army? Captain F Massie Hughes, But while beaming about his many

6 Who coined these famous Na- commanding officer here. The Na- abilities his officers and fellow

val phrases (A) "I have not yet val Affairs Committee of the San- enlisted men hesitatingly admit

begun to fight!"; (B) "Damn the ford Chamber of Commerce at- that his conduct record has not I

torpedoes, full steam ahead!"; (C) tended and they accompanied Adm. been without blemish On Dec.

"Sighted sub, sank same" McFall on a tour of the Naval Air 10th, 1912 he was called before I

7. Is a Welsh Rabbit a tasty Station. Captain's Mast and was charged

cheese dish, an armored motorcycleor with "being absent without leave

a British hare? Lt. Davis DecoratedNAS from station of duty without any

8. If your door doesn't have a authority for a period of approxi- l

spring lock and you lock it from Lake City, Fla.-For ex- mately 48 hours and 30 minutes."

the inside by turning the key to traordinary achievement againstthe As any other erring sailor has to

the right-do you turn it to the enemy on May 17, Lieut. How- do, Skippy received his punish-

right or to the left when you lockit land S. Davis was presented the ment and was confined to the

from the outside? DFC at ceremonies on the Station. squadron area for a period of two

9 What is the name of the famous The place of action was not an- weeks, being compelled to attend t NS

U S. Marine flyer who has nounced for reasons of military muster and report to the leading

26 bagged Japanese planes to his security but it was revealed Lt. chief three times a day for inspec- NOT AT No. II It's the Bell P-39 FIRE AT No. 21 It's the German

credit in this war? Davis was the pilot of a Navy pa- tion.Skippy "Airacobra" a heavily-armed Messerschmitt Me. 109F, a swift

10. The New York Yankees are trol plane at the time. held the rate of mascot gle-seat fighter powered by an single-seat fighter. The leading
leading the American league and %jij_ 2nd class, and had earned his
line The of the fuselage
SiNo engine. nose edge of the wings has a slight taper -
the St. Louis Cardinals are lead- wings, which he proudly wore on
Casualties is long and pointed. Both and the trailing edge is swept
ing the National league. Can you his flight jacket. He was no doubt
edges of the wings taper to roundforward to broad rounded .
In Father "Who broke that chair in much at home in the air tiP
name the two last place clubs Just as
ed tips. The leading edge of the Both edges of the tail plane tape]
how? the parlor last night? as on the ground and loved each
the major leagues
tail plane is swept back and it has slightly to rounded tips. It hasa a|
(Please turn to Page 8 for Daughter "It ]just collapsed all of flight he went on. single fin and rudder. single fin and rudder. '
a sudden father, but neither one of Skippy met his untimely end at

S the answers) us was hurt. 1515 on the afternoon of Sept. 7th, Courtesy Harcourt, Brace & Oo.+ publishers Aircraft(Spotters by Lester Ott.


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The Naval JAX SRtation.. Jacksonville.Is published Florida weekly by the the Public --

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are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air The Elements of NavigationBy
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields, and the Naval Air Gun f I
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters .
of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand Captain Reuben W. Shrum, (ChC) USN
the Naval Air Technical Training Center.
The Pacific Fleet was scheduled for a cruise to

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN South America. Before leaving It was necessary fo:
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
I t the Fifth Division of Battleships proceed from
,. Captain Arthur Gavin, USN.
Commandant, San Francisco north to Bremerton for final repairsand

: Jacksonville Naval Air Station the taking on of stores. Just before the ships

Captain. John J. Malley MC). USN. kffp made the turn for Juan de Fuca Strait we ran intoa

*'. Commanding U. S. Naval Hospital Officer 1 1 dRAffN .rr terrific storm. For about forty-eight hours those

of steel displacing some thirty-five
Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN. i great masses
Commanding Officer iI I thousand tons each, were tossed like so much cork
Naval Air Gunner's School iI
on the crest of the waves, and by the time the
Lieut. CoL Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret). I Ii storm had subsided the ships, battered and torn,
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer i moved on into Puget Sound.
During the progress of the
Commander R. D. Hleglns. DE-V (G). USNR. storm I was watching the activity.
Commanding! Officer, .faJ.NJLuwI the bridge. A slight lull
Naval Air Technical Training Center Goy on carom: )
i -- .. C.ta rI and I turned to the
Lieut Col. Wmlam-r-E'vanl.: : USMC (Ret). { Elt; FcsttF ;!. : asked him this question: "Whatare
Commanding Officer, the elements of navigation?,
Marine Aviation Detachment
Please tell me in simple language
Commander Charles G. Shone A-VG), USNR. "But Sargint can I help it if they got my laundry 4 a the rules which you employ when
Commanding Officer ?" As if he
navigating a ship
mixed
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Lee Field up1
were inspired for this particularS
Commander William O. Burch, USN .- --- - ---.- ." -- S Lieut. Comdr. Chew reeled
Commanding Officer off from the tip of his tongue the
Cecil Field
Auxiliary Naval Air Station
We r. following rules. They seem particularly -
Men Died This
Tne ;JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Morning; adaptable to everyday liv-
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited ln*, or to what we might call the
without permission of CNS, War Department 205 E. Capt. Shrum
cruise of life, having as our des-
42nd St.. N. Y. C.
I Just Yawned and Griped tinatlon the attainment of something worthwhile, or

.
the building up of character.The
Your Christmas Gift first rule was this: "Steer a straight course".

It won't be a very pleasant feeling if Brilliant Editorial In Mem- busy streets of New York and the That is simple for the attainment of anything,
tall corn of Iowa. Men died this whether it is wealth or position or knowledge.The .
Christmas Day should roll around and you phis NATTC Paper Dra- morning, but we yawned and grip- second rule was this: "Have an exact knowledge

should find yourself without a single gift, Vivid ed.As of your course." How very Important that Is
:would it? matically Draws chow call sounds today men in life. If we would steer correctly and make nor

Well that is exactly what may happen, ContrastFrom will march in formation or straggle mal progress, we must know whereof we speak,
to the
in twos and threes mess what we have to do.
if you don't see to it personally that all "The Bluejacket" hall hold out their trays and watch The third rule given to me by the Navigator in the

people whom you think may be sending youa Memphis, Tenn. the food piled high and wheedlea midst oi that storm was this: "Hare an exact knowledgeof
Christmas present have your correct ad- mess cook with, "Hit it again, your speed." That seem very important for this
dress. The postoffice will be far too busyto As taps sounded last Thursday mate. What do ya say?" day and age. It has been spoken of an a time for
night lights blinked out and men As the cheery tones of the bugle speed kings, faster ships faster trains, faster planes
waste too much time with incorrectly settled down In their bunks for a
invite us to "come and get it", faster motor cars. Well some of our young men
addressed packages.Now night of peaceful sleep. As the Russian soldiers on the approachesto follow what we might speak of as a speedy life. They
if you want to make sure that your sweetly mournful notes rang out Smolensk crouch behind a shat- burn the candle at both ends. They exhaust their
Christmas gifts will arrive on time this is across the broad acres of NATTC, tered wall and munch a hard, dry physical strength. Broken down engines are a definite
,
a grim-faced man somewhere on biscuit to give them strength to hindrance to the progress of navigation.
what you have to do. Write home, write to the north coast of Sicily looked at push on against the Nazi lines. The fourth rule among those given me was this?
your friends, write to anyone who might be his watch and said, "This is it." They know the rest must be brief, "Watch your variables" When I inquired what these
inclined to remember you on Christmas witha Swiftly the order ran down thru for while they eat the battle goeson were the Navigator stated that there were two;
carton of cigarettes a cigarette case or a the chain of command until a and their comrades are facingthe the variables of the wind and the variables of the
young lieutenant said, "Off you desperate Wehrmacht .
currents. They can prove helpful or harmful. Thereis
box of candy. Tell them your exact address, go, chaps!" And the mighty Brit- pushing them back proudly to the wind of discouragement which keeps us back.

making sure that you include your box num- ish Eighth Army rolled across the avenge the comrades who died on There is the current of over-indulgence which may

ber. This is of the greatest importance and Messina Straits into Italy.It the battle-swept plains of the hinder or impede the progress of our ship of life.
it should be done immediately.This was a sort of anniversary cel- Ukraine far from the comfortablesuburbs. The fifth rule was this:: "Check on everything
ebration for the battle-hardened of Moscow and the clean,
available such as the lights along the shore, or
is your responsibility because too Tommies, and they loved it. But pine-scented snow fields of Siberia buoys which remain in a fixed position, or the stars
often civilians back home are apt to be for- guns spat and men died that nighton which while they do not remain fixed, have move
getful. Very seldom do they realize how lonely Italian beaches far from Men will die today but we will ments which we know and can compute at any time
large this station is and see no harm in the lovely hills of Kent and the sit down to ample chow. and place." In making the cruise toward the at
of Oxford.
Men died
grey spires Thing, Mates. THINK! Every
addressing their mail simply, "Seaman that night, but we slept peacefullyin hour of every day there are men Contlnird .11 pace fire

Johnny Jones, U. S. Navy, Jacksonville, Flor- dry bunks. dying on battle fields around the
ida." It is up to you to see that this mis- As reveille sounded this morningmen world. They are not giving their From Other Papers
corrected for stretched, yawned, and cursed lives so that we may remain homeat
is not only
conception your the hour that brought the begin- ease. Their sacrifice will be In
own convenience but theirs as well. ning of another day of work. As vain unless we make full use of Sailors Pack Tomatoes
It's a swell feeling to know that your we crawled reluctantly from our every sacred hour to prepare for
folks and friends have not forgotten you on bunks, other men crawled cautiously the time when we will strike the Bluejackets from Great Lakes will get a chanceto
from foxholes on a South enemy his death blow and free help meet a manpower shortage In the packing Industry
So make that dream
Christmas day. come
Pacific Island and advanced a.11 people from fear and tyranny, and earn some extra cash in their spare
true by getting in touch with all your cor- through fierce enemy machine gun and bring those boys American hours, under a plan approved by the Commandantthis
respondents at once and urge them to address fire to capture a strip of level British Russian, French, Chi week Action was taken after the Central
0' all mail and packages to you correctly. ground so our planes could land nese, Dutch whatever they may Division of the Campbell Soup Company, Chicago
Emphasize to them the of including and take-off and give support to be back to their loved ones asked the cooperation of the Commandant in obtaining
importance -
t the mounting offensive against the and the way of life that they were Navy personnel to assist in the seasonal
., in your address not only your name, Japs. willing to risk death to defend. We packing of tomato products. The company is faced
but your rank or rating and your box number Some of those Nip bullets found are not worthy of them unless we with a local shortage of manpower in completing
as "well.Don't their mark and stalwart young take up the challenge of our times its pack.-GREAT LAKES BULLETIN.
.
hesitate another day. Do it now and Americans died this morning on a and make the fullest possible use a .
barren Pacific Island far from the : of every hour of the day. Turn To Prayer
make Christmas as joyful as possible during

these days of war. Read history. See how often it Is recorded thatas
generals and admirals have led their men into
My OpinionLetters battle they have stopped a moment to place them-
-. Pearly Gates StoryIt selves in the hands of the Almighty. In the hourof
crisis man turns to God. It, then, why not every
IB alleged that there was great consternation
Gates 0933 From Our ReadersHeritage day-EXHAUST, Glenvlew, 111.
at the Pearly on a certain Sunday at '
when a Naval Officer and a minister from Texas ...
arrived at the same, Ume St Peter, who was Jax Alligator Is Mascot WJ
O.O.D. at the time, became very excited when he ,, Of Religion this inherent right of ours to be of Commando, two and a half foot baby alligator
caw! the officer. He broke out the full guard (Ma- During the years just preceding such great value that it has built adopted as mascot of the Fleet Air Seaman Guard,

rines imported from Hades for the occasion) the Pearl Harbor, the concepts of "The chapels on our shore stations and has taken over and has the situation well in hand
angels band, 16 side-angels and had the Gates piped ordered to since his arrival here from Jacksonville Fla., last
I duty the best
by a man with a golden horn (no boatswain'snates American way of life" were as Chap- week They are building the alligator a cage
had reported aboard at the time). After It varied as the colors of the rainbow lains of our country to serve both and swimming pool down in a station hangar so
was all over the minister came through the Gate I but during the war, we have ashore and afloat in order that we that he won't get too homesick for the Evergladesof
too, but was shunted down a side street. However, tried to crystalize this concept. may be given spiritual guidanceand Florida.
learning that there was a big reception that eveningfor ; teaching. -SAND POINT STATIC
the officer, he became quite angry He went to Our Commander in Chief, Presi On this station we have two NAS, Seattle, Wash.
the Personnel Office yeoman, and demanded to dent Roosevelt, has well expressedour beautiful chapels dedicated to "The S e b
who had his life the aims in the "Freedoms. Glory of God." There is also
know why he, a man given to a 100% AUotment
service of the Lord, should be ignored while a naval Since the earliest history of the I Sunday School for your children
officer (mostly non-combat duty) should be feted United States, one of these Freedoms and yourself. These facilities are Cpl. Johnny E. Hildebrand. of Connelly Springs,
and praised by all hands The angel then explainedto the freedom to worship God yours and for your use. At the N C., was promoted to sergeant this week and with
him that the place was filled with ministers, butt has been one of our most prized Cumberland Housing Area Sunday the promotion came the disclosure that Sergeant
the naval officer who had just arrived was one of possessions. Thru their trust in School is at 11:00.: Let us be real Hildebrand has been putting 100 percent of his
the first ever to make the grade.-PENGUINEWS, God, our greatest statesmen have Americans by using and preserv- pay in War Bon< -AHOY, Charleston,. S. C.
;USNAS, Minneapolis, Minn. looked to Him for wisdom in guid- ing this heritage that God has S e e
ing the destiny of this great coun- given us by attending Chapel and Shore PatrolIf
try thru its darkest hours. Sunday School each Sunday that
One Way any member of the Shore Patrol Is. at anytime,
Shall we in this time of great we may worship the God of freedom -
willing to risk injuries and even life for your
trouble and distress to .
neglect use
Headline in the "Norman Log: 49 TO GET ONE protection, he demand and expect
can rightfully
our blood bought heritage? Melvin T. Wells
WAY TICKETS TO SEA. assistance and respect-THE MEMFLITE, US.
Rather encouraging, Isn't It? The U. S. Navy has considered Lieut Comdr. AVKS) USNR. Memphis Tenn.
















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Chief Knows ,,N ,

The chief was asking recruits

/ ..... why walnut is used for the butt ,rll .f J
1: ) ;";" -o\";': ; <: of a rifle

: >. ... ..:. *7, "Because it has more resistance tS
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Wrong t"Because"
1 By Steve Kalagian, Y2c it is more elastic."

'S Mates, the strangest things hap.pen "Wrong!"
"Perhaps it's because looks
in this world every day. But
here's that nicer than any other kind," said
something took place Young andBeautiful another
right here on this station. timidly
"Don't be dumb "
so snappedthe
A few months ago a yeoman In
\ chieft'" simply because it is
,the personnel office was transferred
"
laid down in the regulations.
to an advanced fighter
squadron at Lee Field when a -%jg[

WAVE reported aboard to replace Got AnswerA

-r him. The yeoman had hopes now I > sailor arranged a reservation on
that he would eventually be able
a plane so he would not be over-
to go to sea. Then fate took a leave. On arriving at the airport and
hand in the
proceedings : 9 waiting for the gates to open, he
The WAVE who had replaced
:. observed an old lady crying."What's .
him decided to take the t
fatal step the matter?" he asked.
U v .
and get married. Subsequently, "My husband i is sick and I can't Y N I
she received an honorable discharge SY O
I get a seat on the plane.
And now the same yeoman S'h' "Take mine" the sailor said without t. tz
whom she had replaced back atthe hesitation.He .

main station to relieve her for then wired his commanding officer

matrimonial{ duties aA "Gave berth to old lady, arriving y

J next plane."
This should be the best advu"I"
His answer was as follows: "Con
z tisement for the folks back home gratulations, your next confinement
to write to their men in the Navy. will be in the brig .
..) This really happened, strange as SJXJ
B aK>VM W
:j. it may sound.

't An Aviation Machinist's Mate Big Story

stood in line watching anxiouslythe Reporter: "I've got a perfect INTRIGUINGLY SEDUCTIVE is brunette Frances G iff ore);

sorting of the morning mail. i news story!" who thinks it's lucky to look over her left shoulder. You'llife

,;' He had been expecting a certain Editor: "How come? Man bite a her next in MC-M's "Cry Havoc."
letter for several days and he felt dog?"

sure that it would be there on this Reporter: "No, but a hydrant
f particular day. But when the mail sprinkled one"

>!' had been distributed and there was Not only is Linda Darnell one of Zj M -. Chaplain's Corner Station MoviesMAIN

'S" no letter for him this impulsive the youngest actresses in Hollywood B. STATION-"TonVght We Raid
"t' xnech could stand it no longer. but one of the most beautiful Just RockA CeaUaned From Figs Fear I Calais." Annabella, John Sutton" Sept.
'
Without realizing what he was doing as well. You will have the small Aeronca coupe was circling tainment of character, let me suggest I Lindsay 17; "No Place Win. Gargan for a Lady, Sept., 19 Margaret; "Mr.

i he tried to hide his disappoint. chance to judge that beauty for the field. The tower called, that you check on good booksor Lucky Cary Urant.' Lorraine; Day,
ment by banging his hand on the yourself when she plays at the assuming the little plane had receiving Sept.i13: "Mr. Blg'i Donald: O'Con
home ties
or a proper example nor Gloria Jean Sept. 21, "He Hired
} table. When he picked up his hand, Student Officers' auditorium Sun- but no transmitting gear. the Boss Stuart Erwin, Evelyn Ve...
r' it was limp. He had cracked one day night in the movie, "City "Tower to Aeronca/ you hear The sixth rule given that day able, Sept. 22.STUDENT .

of the bones in it! Without Men" and again on Mon- me, wiggle your wings." was this: "Use the sounding ma OFFICERS AUDITORIUM -
-:0: "Aeronca to tower-// hear chine." If this to -"E>es In the Night Edward
to
at Lee Field.
day Co-starred with you we were apply Arnold, Ann Harding, Sept: 17, City
HIT OF THE WEEK: A WAVE her is Glenda Farrell. nib, rock your towerHe' !" daily living, I would say use the Without Men" Linda Darnell, Glenda
leading the way for four or five I machine of of Farrell. Sept. 19: "No Place for a
sounding worship,
mechs who be better Lady" Margaret Llndsey Wm. Gar- .
were burdened down days might because
Right ThereA prayer, of the Gospel. Before making gan Sept 20: "Mr Lucky" Cary
with heavy boxes. It looked like a that.hen the senior storekeepers Marine who had Just returned any decision ask yourself this Crant, ln&C Day. 21, 'Air.
,; scene from the movie, "Safari." are on duty and they might be Is this is it Big," Donald rem r Jea%
from the battle zones of the South question: right or Sept. 22.
s able to give more information.
you
This Pacific went into a West Coast bar wrong? Then proceed.The LEE FIELD "Leather Burners"
second class
Insists petty officer I ber shop and told the barber to last of the rules is this: Wm. Boyd, Andy Clyde. Sept, 17:
that he believes in SMOKIES-The movie actress contest *
woman "give him the works." After hair "Remember green water is shallow "Eyes In the Night Edward Arnold
.K equality But when they invade II may get underway coon, pos cut and he a blue water is deep." Your Ann Harding.. Sept'beWJ.; 'Tonight We
shampoo proceeded to
Raid Calais, John
Sutton
the male privacy of a barber shop sibly next week According to
I get a shave and a manicure. The ship of life might go upon the Sept. 19: "CIty Without Men," Linda
that it is too much for him. plans made so far will have
you manicurist being most attractive he rocks in the shallowness of ease or Darnell Glenda Farrell Sept 20. "No
A few days ago he walked into I the opportunity to vote for your favorite lack of character faith. It becomes Place for a Lady," Margaret Lindsay -
attempted to interest her in date. or
'" a lVmGargan Sept 21, 'Mr.
a barber shop in town for haircut with some possibility that the
S a Said the Marine, "Listen, babe, I necessary at times to launch Lucky: .'' Cary Grant: Lorraine Day,
: He noticed with some con- winner may come to life on this know the swellest little night club out ipto the deep. We tackle big Sept 22: "Mr. Big," Donald Connor..
sternation that among the four Station The weather on Sunday jobs with faith. Rememberthe Gloria Jean, Sept. 23.
down on the beach. What do you great
barbers there was a lone female. and Monday reminded many of the blue
that there depth gives
But he took his Northern of Fall say we go tonight. I use I
seat that men They're
figuring
safeness of water for
"I couldn't think of it, said the I steaming or
Meet
I .
he could his getting books at the station Honey
maneuver way to one many new manicurist, "you see, I'm married." I sailing It may indicate a depthof
of the men barbers. I library, among them "Prefaceto faith which will
"Aw, don't let that stand in your bring you success -
Finally his turn came and he Peace" which includes Wendell way," replied Heaven's gift to the and into the harbor of your
heard a female voice say, "Next." Wtllkie's "One World." the three. Marines. "Your husband is probably dreams. 5 -
The sailor knew he cornered hour exercise period a week is -
+ was certainly some old fossil that doesn't These were the seven simple elements
f but he made a last futile try. He helping to diminish many as much as I would appreciate of navigation. Try to apply

4 4 ignored her remark and began "spare tires" Those of you living "Why you don't you ask my husband?" them to your cruise of life. I

1; staring out of the window. The ashore should have your No. 3 Ra "I'll do that," said the Marine I
woman barber repeated, "next." lion Book if you mailed your application "Where i is the dope?" 4 M
The sailor time and could moted to the rank commanderand
still didn't move. Then on we use "He's nearby" replied the manicurist of I
he stories for this column entitled to the distinctive
smiled a little as he heard a more wear
"in fact, he's shaving
low, male voice declare firmly, drop them yard mail or bring them fS you "scrambled eggs" on hu cap visor

"next." He had won his battle, he up personally SMOKING LAMP'S "I'll bet they won't mistake me

decided,. and turned around eagerly OUT. Regrets for a policeman note," he remarked
1 But Instead of the man he had -'B 5tl -M Sailor: "It a man steals, no to a companion as they waitedon

expected to greet him, there was Tricky Italian-General matter what, he will live to regretit. a corner for a bus. I (
the same woman barber he had ." I Just then a youth with a violin r J Nr Y
.
.J turned down a few minutes ago. Tries Ruse Fails Wife (coyly) : "You used to steal case under his arm approached l

, What our friend hadn't realized wasp kisses from me before we were "What band are you with, mister
.! that while he was concentrating on Palermo, Sicily (CNS-When married." ?" he asked. I

's, .> the window the woman had related American troops arrived here, Lt. Sailor: "Well, you heard. what I a

.. her troubles to one of the men bar. .Gen -Traina Francesco, deputy said." I H
: ken and he in turn had uttered that judge advocate general of the 'ii Poor Fellow
,; magic word, "next. Italian Army, whipped off his uniform 'Kindly Old Lady (visiting insane!
__ and donned civilian attire. Identity asylum) : "Who is that dejectedman .5 : f

f Say, mates, if you want to fiat He then asked to be classified as A naval officer, who had com sitting there drawing circleson
out anything about your pay account a civilian. The Allies disallowedhis plained that people mistook his a piece of paper?" I

" the best time to check with claim, however, and shippedhim blue winter cap for that of a Keeper: "Oh, him 7 He used to I JEAN PORTER In M-C-M'ft
;. the disbursing office Is anytime to Africa as a military prison street car conductor, was inordinately be a Naval officer. All he ever "Andy hardy Blonde Trouble.'*
r between 1630 and 2000. The even er. happy when he was pro- says is 'Round and round I go'." j

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I': Male Call by Milton Caruff; ,creator. of.Terry and the Pirates ',Drawn and .Quotaed.'

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CRIPES! EVEIl..Y' VEAH,AND REMEMBER REMEMBER NOW HAWK ALWAYS i WAS eATHERiN' UP BOUNDS AS IF "TOUR \ OH>>, ME WASNT

, TIME I SEE T)4" HOW HE COULD" HE COULD PLAY GoTA KICK DUI' SOME OP HIS STUFF ONLY OUTFIT WILL !REALLY \KILLED/MISS

GANG GET11N' VP) A SWOOP DOWN ON A THAT 6IT-TAE OP OF WALIUN' IN 'TVDAY".HI5 KID BiTcT4ER Miss THIS SOT. HAWK! LACE... HE WENT

LITTLE (GAME I THINK BABE AN' HAVE H R HI5I'LLBETNE A BAR AN'HAVIH' WILL WANT TO KEEPIIIS WHEW WAS HE KILLED?/ TO o.c.'Sl

I. OF SERVANT HAWK DATED UP BEFORE KNEW A MILLION STRAN<5E G.1.'s OLD CORPORAL AN PFCCHEVRONS. .... -

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f l j r: T 4 Navy Ball Team Is Undefeated. And Unscored On Seaman Gd.

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Two teams Marine Guard and

+rra. Seaman Guard, of Main Station,
/ ,it have organized football teams and
In a few more weeks will be ready

t" By Edmund Walsh, Y2c to take on Station foes.
; M ) At the Marine Guard, coaches1st
When the baseball teams of Lieut. James D. Carter, Lt.

the Mayport Section Base and i Y (jg) Jim Brutz and 2nd Lts. Lau

the Naval Air Station meet rie Warren and John F. Gresham
have a squad of approximately 24
which will de-
for the series men working out daily

cide the Victory league cham- Recently the Marines held the

pionship, the site will not be NATTC Air Raiders to a 15 to 0

the Jacksonville baseball park score in a practice game. They
have a line which averages approximately -
where: most of the league'sgames 210 pounds and a

have been played this ..""X backfield which scales at about a

';t, season. I -. ,.. 170 pound average.
.' ,,. ,. .do .... ....-. Name Marine Eleven
't Originally the series had been j _- ......'.". .\ -
I In yesterday's drill the coaches
set for the downtown park, but This sturdy crew from T-4 division has held the opposition scoreless while raking up 22 points in Navy had this eleven working as a unitEd

according to rules governing the ball competition. Before their powerful attack and perfect defense have fallen VTB2, 1 to 0; VO-VCS, Coty and Jake Ihley.

competition between Navy ( 6 to 0; VPB2(1). 7 to 0; VPB2(2)( 4 to 0; Docks-Ferries, 4 to 0; and Air Wing, by forfeit. In the Bob Bridgett and John D endflS'

teams, the games must be played ( front, 1. to r. are Berglund Marvel, AM2c; Wayne Gillett, AMM2c; Frank Hartmann, AMM2c; Hank Phillips tackles; Al Quattrocchi and 1 )

at either Mayport or at the Air AMM2c; Doc Sheid. AMM2c; Captain Burdette Townsend, AMM2c; Clarence Husk, AMM2c; and Price,' guards; Pete Marinelli, center .

Station. Kenneth Enzminger, AMM2c; Back row, 1. to r. Lt. (jg) Howard Burnell, T4 athletic officer; John ; Andy Cullen. left half; Ray

The rules Issued by Navy Sec- j Shevlln. ARM3c; Bill Spofford, ARM3c; Ernest Wilson, AMMlc; Jack Parker, S2c; Ronald Duncan, Auld right half; Don Gilbert,
retary Frank Knox In paragraph AMM2c; Andred Cropper, AMM3c; and Gerald Goode, AMMlc. With approximately two weeks of the quarterback and Joe Thibault,
six: state that "Games between season remaining, T 4 is ahead of the second place A and R team by three
service teams shall not be ______H______ __ ______ __ _____ ___ games. fullback.
Over at Seaman Guard, CoachesLt
played except on the the station other Goals To (jg) John Patrick, and Lieut.
10
team represented-and opponents by one or shall come Wainwright Has Gunnery Personnel Marty McDonough are working.

from within the same .('.A.A. : with a squad of 40 men daily The

district"S Lead All Scorers In Navy Ball Beats A & R At Lee I tion Seaman baseball Guard title winners, are anxious of the Sta-to

-. .., Lieut. Marty carry on in the gridiron sport but
(! \Vi1l Wainwright, S2c: Recruit Center, who never played I will get stiff opposition from the

McDonough.1coach and short- i! Navy ball before coming into the Service, is proving; to be I, was Pouring the order rain of and the day wet for grounds most I Marine team as well as from other -

stop of the king of the water game with 10 points for high scoring which of the games in the Lee Field softball Station squads and which from may the form on NATTC Main :

I tops both the American and National leagues. league In the past week but I teams. :
team deserves .
# k Navy -I Second to the leader is Red Mag- the big game of the week was I With practice underway approximately -

t a great by of VO-VCS, who has broughtthe I : played and it sent GunneryPersonnel 10 days the men battling1Operations .

deal of credit ball up to the goal for a totalof Play Golf-It's Free into a clear lead with a CoaUaaf'd .a
page .eYea
record of four wins in
for piloting the seven points. In Navy ball the four games.
At NAS Golf Course I Dick
Zynda pitched the 3-2 vic-
club to a season ball is not thrown into the goalas

I where they have in water polo but is touched I' Whether you tour the course in tory over the and first-half champions to break, Heads
Assembly Repair,
32 against the goal, which makes get-
won games par or duff around in soaring figures that team's hold the
,
over Gunnery-
f! U while losing ting by the defenders all the tough
it's all for free these daysat Personnel outfit. In three
ten. Lieut.McDonough. er. Wainwright and Magby have previous Standings For
only the Naval Air Station golf
contests. A & R had beaten them
McDonough I :: ,
both proved to be experts at go-
course where you may tee off from each time
had plans of coaching the team ing under six or eight feet from 0800 until 1900. j Scheduled by and just one run. I Admiral's
hoped for in thisweek's CupTen
from the bench at the start of the the goal and submarining their If you can't hit a two hundred: i
: play are betweenthe
season but an injury to Joe Walsh way to a score. yard drive whistling straight and games
I' Marines and Fire Department teams are now entered In
necessitated his return to active Zftliff and Parker High '
true down the middle then look
Gunnery-Personnel and volleyball In the officer's league to
Dispensary -
status. His steady leader- Other high scorers are Scip Ze-
player Specialist first class Jack
up & make the third in which
Assembly Repair and Ma- sport
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ship and all around play helpedthe Uff Boat house, who has six goals
Cummins formerly golf pro at
rines, Fire Department and Com Station units have competed for
Fliers win the Florida State and Jack Parker T4, who also Shawnee on the Delaware. Jack
partment Cleaners. the Admiral's Cup since last
semi-pro baseball title and also has six. has helped many of the Station spring.
StandingsnunneryTersonnet
brought them to first place in the Two., teams. Recruit Center in personnel in improving their .
W I has
Operations a convincing lead
Victory league at the end of the the American league and T4.. in games. . ......... .4 0
regular season. the National league are heading Clubs are available at the fire Department .. ......... 3 1 1 with thirty points acquired for
course Assembly 0\ Repair ............ 2 1 1i 1 winning the championship in both
stretch of the which
into the
The series between the Fliers season for those who do not have a set >Up 'niary . . ........ .. 0 2 spring and summer softball. How
and Mayport when it is played ends Sept. 23 undefeated and un- here. Golf balls may be purchased Compartment Cleaner ..... .. ... e 2
should be one of the best the Sta- scored on. at the golf shack. Formerly a Marine . . . ........... e 3 ever the Dispensary with 18 points
and second
place could aheadof
push
tion has had all The two ':!). M
season. : A powerful A and R squad and small green fee had been charged.The the leaders if they win the conv
Navy nines have met four lines an equally potent Marine Guard course is open to both of- Moore Predicts More Passing petition in volleyball.

with each club winning twice. In team are also undefeated in the ficer and enlisted. personnel.Disbursing Games today in volleyball have

one game Mayport got a 2 to 1 National league but both have -- Bernie Moore, of Louisiana VO-VCS vs VPB2-O2U1; NAOTOvs

decision when after the Fliers hada played only three games. If both State, says college football coaches Public Relations; Naval Hospital -

big inning score reverted backto gather steam and catch up on their Wins this fall will rely more on passingand "A" vs A and R; Operationsvs

the previous frame because of unplayed games. T4 may be hard trick plays than on the so- Naval Hospital B; and Public
a six o'clock Sunday law. i pressed to hold its unblemished called "rock and sock" variety, Works vs Dispensary.
At Cecil FieldThe
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record. "because you can't do things with

Two Navy chaplains, Lt. (jg) Recruit Center has more com- second half of softball 16 and 17 year old boys that you STANDINGS

Ned Iversen and Lt. (jg/ ) Francis plete domination in the American has ended at Cecil Field with first play could do with older men." Spring Summer Total
Murphy have set a fast pace i a, Softball Softball Point
since the Second VM
for other swimmers on the Station league place place honors going to the Dis- | Operations, ?............ It 15 311
team has a record of four wins and lriei/ *" _...._ S U 18
to emulate. In the distance one loss while the Boathouse has bursing team which was sparkedto Appling Has Eye On Crown "'5 !.....B..r.r..Y..7......_. 10 II 18
swim giver officers for the tbe title by First Baseman VPn2-02U1..12: 454
checkout In won five and lost two. Rowe, Second Baseman Keys and If Luke Appling of the White A and 8
qualification swimming };
STANDINGSAmerican VO-VCH H.--::::::::: : = 4e ;
Pitcher Becham.As Sox wins the American league bat-
Lt. Ivereen
(jg) former Naval Hospital .__ 'Z 61 161
Wake Forest sports star, swam League I soon as pairings are completed ting championship, he can call NAOTC ........._ :1 '

over a mile and Lt. (jg) Murphy Recruit Center _....._..<................W C L o the top two teams of the himself a prophet. During the t'nmmiasatp VPH2 '(OT1/2 ._.::= b 9 : ;
followed a few days later<< VM ............................._................... 4 1 first half will meet the top teamsof spring training trip he said, "I Public Works _._ 2 0 Z
by swimming well over three Boa thouse ...__........_._.._.. S 2 the second half for the Station think I'll step out and win it this Intelligence ........_ Z I Z
Dispensary _...._...... "
mile Main 1 1 crown. year. Student Officers._ 2 0 0
Seaman Guard ....... ......_........... 1 :2
S Ships Store ................?.................... 1 2 The four teams which will bat-
In order to give the boxers Fire Department _. 1 :2 tle for honors are Student Officersand
_......_.............
time XI (Personnel) 0 3 Seaman Guard
more to train, Lt. (jg/ ) ri _._.............................._._..._.._.. o 1 leaders in the Iowa Pre-Flight Swings
John Patrick has moved the Naval Hospital ........................_.0 3 first half, and Disbursing and Air
starting for the Station Boxing: / National League Gunners, leaders in the second

tournament to Oct. II. Entries W L half

are being received at the Physical 74 ......................S 0 (Second Half) Into Action SaturdayThe
at the A and It ._.._....._.._......._. 3 0 W I.
Training Department, Marine riuard..__.._.._....,.-...-. :X 0 Disbursing 9 1
Jax Air News, NAOTC Welfare O and <> ...........1: Air Gunners ........ ........... H 2 "Seahawks," U. S. Navy pre-flight eleven from the
office and at the main station VO-VCS ..................._..................... 3 2 Seaman (;Guard ..., 7 3 of Iowa
......_.._ ..._. .. University will head five other pre-flight schools
boxing In back of V l'Ii 2 (1) _?. .. ._..... 2 3 Flying Officers 6 4
arena Bldg. Uo'ks-Kerrles _..................._...... 1 3 Gunnery Office 4 6 into the 1913 football season when they next Saturda
912. VPH 2 (2) ..................._...........__ 1 4 Marines 3 7 open
S VTIJ ................................._......_ 1 4 Mess Cooks ... 2 8 against the University of Illinois at Urbana, Ill. V
Induction of Willie Pep has Air Wins ........ ............................. 0 6 Ships Cooks ....... .,1 9 ,
Teams at Del Monte. Calif.,
--[..0.Baseball 4
given the Navy four world boxing Chapel Hill. N. C., Athens Ga., Judd Ringer, Forrest Evashevskl,

champions. They are Featherweight Medals AwardedTo Major Leagues and San Francisco, Calif., are all Matt Bolger, George Svendsen

Pep. Welterweight Freddy gearing for action and will be Dick Fisher, George Benson and
Seaman Guard AMERICAN
Team LEAGUEW
(Red) Cochrane, Middleweight I ready to open their schedules next Bill Kolens. Blocking back Bus
Tony Zale and Light HeavyweightGus L Pet. week. Mertes AMM2c Iowa star
former
,
Silver medals awarded New York 67 68 .637
Lesnevitch. The has were
Army Coached by Lieut. Colonel Ber- la the veteran of the 1942
the Heavyweight champ Joe Louis I' last week to 15 members of the Washington ._... 76 62 .551: only
and his leading challenger Billy Seaman Guard baseball team, Cleveland ..._... 73 62 .511 nie Bierman Iowa pre-flight last team.
season had a walloping good Also Saturday
record getting underway
Conn. The Marines have the number champions of the station baseball Detroit 70 66 .515
one fighting fighter in Barney league. Recipients of the awards Chicago _..__..?......... 67 68 .496 trimming such fine teams as will be the University of MichIgan
I Northwestern 20 to 12. Minnesota studded with Navy V-12
Ross. made by the physical training department St. Louis 6t 71 .474
I 7 to 6, 26 to 14
Michigan and trainees among whom are Elroy
Boston
S e were: Eddie Lyons, 62 75 .551
Philadelphia 44 89 Nebraska 46 to 0. Hirsch, and Fred Negus, ex-Wis
Lieut. Ray Flaherty former Francis Whltehart, Richard Ker- .331
The outstanding cadets who consin stars and Bill Daley, line
coach of the Washington Redskins sey, Jack Poe, Warren Barelss, NATIONAL LEAGUE
sparked Iowa last season have Minnesota fullback
in the National football league, I Johnny Folio, Mack Hess, John W L Pet. smashing
should have a strong eleven this O'Donnell, Glenn Stone. Johnny St Louis 90 44 .672 since departed. This year's crop Michigan will play Camp Grant.

fall at the Farragut Naval Station McCullough. F. P. Fox, Ray Horton Brooklyn ._......... 75 61 .551 is uncertain but so are the Illinl Other games to be played this

In Idaho. His players will Norvel Bunn, Clarendon Cast- Cincinnati ._......... 74 61 .548 whom the Cadets meet Saturday. weekend are Camp LeJeune, N.
Illinois which lost last week 23 to C. Marines at 'Durham Buc knell
,
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Include such former Redskins as les and Willis Lloyd. Pittsburgh 73 68 .518
Ki Aldrich Bill Young, Clem I ,. ai m Chicago ...._......_.. 61 71 .462 0 to Camp Grant is one of the at Cornell, Villanova at Muhlen-

Straalka, Ed Justice, Jim Barber, Gunder Boston ._........ 58 74 .439 three Big Ten schools competing berg Rochester at Yale, Purdue at
Haegg, known as the in football without the services of Great Lakes. Marquette at Wisconsin -
and Marvin Whited, as well as Philadelphia 58 75 .436
Flying Swede, completed his tour
Army or Navy trainees. and Lubbock AirBase
Army
the
New York 49
34 .368
Urban Odson and Bob
Sweiger of track
competition in the United
from Minnesota. Kd. Note-These standings Include Gone from Iowa are such well at Texas Tech. Presbyterianmeets
States, without being defeated. the games played iv M>t. 14, known performers as Bill Schatzer, Georgia tomorrow.

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Sanzatta, Ex-Detroit Lion, Reports I IC Four Lee Fielders "Tarmacs". Salute New Commanding Officer *



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AdvancementSports

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Four Lee Fielders stepped out i _
t last week and won four important .., _
assignments. Two of the

men, Yeoman Kravit of VF person-

.' nel and Storekeeper Hallman of }
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; Disbursing, were selected for flight w
training and have left for flight a
schools to begin training for their

Navy "wings". The other two suc-

cessful applicants, J. J. Farrell, r.
Y3c, and J. A. Peel ARM3c, bothof

r M VF, won out in the V-12 examinations The "Tarmacs", future Navy pilots, salute their new commanding
X r ".'. -i.: ( and will be transferred to officer at Lee Field, Comdr. Charles G Shone, left, and squadron

one of the colleges or universities training officer, Comdr. Henry G Sanchez, (right) as the new con-
participating in the Navy program tingent of V-5 students received their first inspection. Having com

Incidentally, a recentlypublished pleted their elementary indoctrination course, the Tarmacs are now
national football guide for the on duty in the Lee Field fighter squadron as a part of the familiari-

1943 season lists Tom Slettehaugh, zation program they are undergoing preparatory to entering flight
former prep star at Edison HighIn training.
'' : Minneapolis, as a strong con-

fl'- ..' .' .., tender for gridiron honors with by the Navy League of the United
.. :' Minnesota this year. SlettehaughIs 1943 To States, which sought to establish
:' ... Navy Day
Field with
1, 4 f.....' ; the now Tarmacs.stationed at Lee at least one day in the year when

the citizens of the would
country
", l' ><; Commander Sanchez and Lieut. Better
t .i :;t!' ,,;"' '. : '1 "... <..., : Comdr Lamade sponsored a big Be Bigger, turn their thoughts in a special
t .l 'f r .: > party the other evening and the way to what the Navy means to

i.a 4W i dea proved so successful that more Than Ever Before"Your them. 27 October was selected

of the same are now being contemplated
this
because it is the anniversary -
last week when Cadet year
The NATTC Air Raiders football hopes rose : .
Dominic Sanzatta, ex-Detroit Lions regular fullback, reported to the Sports-minded Lee Field will be Navy SpearheadOf of the birth of Theodore
squad. In last Saturday's scrimmage he played a stellar role both athletic Roosevelt, who devoted a great
interested to hear that the
offensively and defensively. Sanzatta weighs 190 pounds and stands department is attempting to worka Victory" Is Slogan For deal of his public life to establish-
5-9. He la taking a course in aviation ordnance at the Station. out of ing a sound Naval policy for the
regular team competition 27 October Occasion"Your
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the physical training program
with a possible presentation of a Navy-Spearhead of Vic- of the Navy, and finally as Presi-
Four Cadets Bolster RaidersFor dent, Theodore Roosevelt bent his
winner's cup to the highest-scor tory" is the official slogan for tremendous energies to impress

ing delegation in an softball all-around volleyball Navy Day this year, the Navy i upon the American people the nec-
competition involving ,
Ft. Benning Opener HereBy l touch football, basketball League of the United States an- essity for an adequate Navy. The
and possibly, swimming. Lieut. nounced. 27th of October is also the birth-
of the American becauseon
Carolus G. Anderson, Y2c (Jg) Al Mann, former Duke deal U. I' Commodore Sheldon Clark, pres- day that day in 1775 the Navy first resolution -

Strength in good quantity was added to the NATTC Air of boxing interest star,in reports such a a great series. A ident of the league has appointed to authorize American war-

Raiders football squad last week when four cadets, two backs varying schedule seems to be the Clarence Dillion of New York Cityas ships was introduced into the Continental -

and two linemen with college experience, reported to Capt. only block. It would probably the honorary chairman for three Congress. later.The measure
passed days
foment some challenges to Main 1943 Navy Day to be observed
.Fred Frink, Raiders coach. Station winners. throughout the nation on 27 October i Navy Day was first celebratedin
..Ti1q rtei Included Cadets Dominic 1922 and with the United States

Sanzatta of Western Re- Seaman Guard, Marine Guard -'iiOfficer's State and local chairmen are being I gripped in waY more significancethan
serve, fullback, Fred Ellis of Wisconsin ever before will be attachedto
j Football Workouts Mail ServiceThe appointed all over the country,
Yanke of Begin
tackle Robert to provide a centralized organization this year's observance.
John Carroll halfback, and Char- C.ntl..d ,.... page .Ix Station Post Office aims to under the direction of the Secretary box Approves
les Johnston of Southern Methodist please and resultingly U. S. and
for positions are L. M. Wilson, C. Navy league. Banquets parades Secretary of Navy Frank Knox
center. G. Schoeneman, J. Horning, C. Yard Mail addressed families to officers at their or public inductions, broadcasts and has endorsed the 1943 Navy Day:.
Sansatta Is Standout members of their
Castles G. Stone, W. Kalavtszik, launchings are a few of the plan- and designated. Navy Leagueof
Addition of Sanzatta is a big J. Henderson, J. Poe, J. Ammons, quarters will be delivered.at their ned activities and special programs the United States as official
boom to the backfield as it gives C. Hollifield, C. Brooks, and R. Mail delivered to officers are being arranged for sponsor.

Capt. Frink the opportunity to Kirby, ends; J. Young, L. Eamons, box: numbers their will Units.continue to be Navy "E" companies and war "You may rest assured that the

move Sgt. Duke Iverson from fullback D. Gallion W. Waltman, T. Wy- delivered to will leave the plants to take an active part In Navy Department will be pleasedto
The Mail Orderly
to the blocking back post song, E. Youman W. Lynch, R. the observance. in
Station Post Office for the Mar- cooperate every way possible -
With Sanzatta and Iverson in the Carney W. Moore, J. McJukin ried Officers Quarters daily except Honor Teddy Roosevelt ," Secretary Knox said in a

same backfield, the Raiders will tackles; H. Brady W. Woodfin, Sundays at 1000 and 1300. Navy Day was first sponsored I letter to Commo. Clark.
pack punch and will provide halfbacks H. Flees, R. Manners, H. Carter, :
Gus Letchas, Bradley Davis guards; C. Swain, and J. Folio, ---

and Don Fortler with good block- center; and W. Hess, W. Burns,

ing.Fred W. Bethil, Skin Lloyd Red War- Gershwin Or Grange? Music Vs. SportsIt's I
Ellis, former Wisconsin wick, J. Cisinski S. Baranowski,
tackle and a member of the Iowa S. Kostka R Lyons H. Wood J.

Pre-Flighters last season is ex- Mallary, D. West, and Ace Horton, as surprising as a canary i Dean's. days with the Cards and Of course, the exams for the
pected to plug one of the tackle backs. swallowing a cat but qualified i almost unanimously marked Diz V-12 program are comprehensiveand
holes along with big Bill Short who candidates for the Navy's V-12 correctly as a pitcher. About 25 touch on varied fields, including -

is the biggest of the Raiders college training program in ex- per cent of the boys erroneouslysaid geography, history, math, vocabulary -
standing 6-4, and weighing 212 NATTC "Exec" Sports aminations last week fared betteron that Wagner, the ol* bow- current events, books

pounds. music questions than they did legged shortstop, and Cobb, the and authors, English, and generalI.
Charles Johnston, who was the Three Full StripesLt. on sports queries.A swashbuckling outfielder were pit- .

pivot-man for two will years at South-Brad Comdr. W. H Cushing, Ex- check-up of the exam papers chers.In Q.The champ "quiz l lad" of last
augment
ern Methodist ecutive Officer at NATTC was produced the unexpected findings I response to the query "Was week's exams by the way was
Yanke
Ecklund at center. Robert more basketball played during the civil Thomas R. Ritz AOM3c. who
to the rank of Commander that the V-12 aspirants are scored -
will aid Bradley Davis with the promoted Tuesday. !, familiar with Fritz Kreisler, war," 45 per cent of the candidatessaid the highest grade. Just to give
on
right halfback chores. The new Commander first reported George Gershwin and Irving Berlin I yes. The cage game, how- you an idea of what pattern the

J Fort Benning Is Opener here March 17, 1941, and than they are with Red Grange, ever, was not invented until after exams follow here are a few of

I A good football game looms was assigned permanent O. D. at Jim Thorpe and Walter Johnson.I the Civil War. the other questions:

I when the Air Raiders open the the Main Station. He became per- Asked "At what schools did the Big Bill Tilden is a byword 1. Who was the first Chief Jus-
season with Fort Benning here. sonnel officer of the Aviation Ser- following famous football stars name with the boys and 99 per tice of the U S. Supreme Court?
The soldiers willS play, Red Grange, Jim Thorpe, Ed- cent of the candidates scored right
September 25. vice Schools in early 1942. When 2. Locate the following: West
field two of the best backs in football Comdr. Paul J. Leavens was detached die Mahan, Buzz Borries and the when asked "With what sport" is Point, Naval Academy, Harvard,
in Lamar Davis and Jim Todd, in August 1942 for sea Four Horsemen*", the V-12 can- the name Tilden associated? Tennis Lincoln's birthplace and the

members of Georgia's great Rose duty, Comdr. Cushing replaced him didates, as a whole, were puzzled.For of course. Grand Canyon?
instance only 40 cent of "What American, the greatestof
,
per
Bowl team of last
year. "exec".
as 3. Where is rank exclusively Indicated -
all modern Olympic athletes,
And two other Fort Benning Comdr. Cushing served as a the Bluejackets knew that Grange, on Soviet Naval officer's
had to his medals back be-
luminaries tackle Jack McKewenand flying officer in the first world war the Gallopin' Ghost, wrote gridiron give uniforms?
end Sam Sharp, aided Alabama' has been closely associatedwith history for Illinois. :Few remembered cause of charges of professionalism -
and the sail- 4. The U. S. Navy uses stars
? That stumped
that Lt. Borries now a Navy one
Crimson Tide in engulfing aviation all his life.
with stripes on shoulder marks to
who mentioned Jesse Owen
flier a backfield ace for the ors
was
Boston College In the Orange
I denote steps in rank of line offi-
Don John Weismuller and
Bowl. Naval Academy; that Thorpe, the Budge,
other well known sports cers. What does the Jap Navyuse
great Indian athlete, performed for many
Players who have been showingto
with their stripes?
advantage in recent Raider MarriagesEight Carlisle; and that Mahan was a names. Only 50 per cent of the
5. "Notre Dame's fullbackis
new
men rightly answered Jim Thorpe,
star at Harvard. However, 90 per
Chief SpecialistBill "
scrimmages are marriages were conductedon cent of the sailors identified the who dominated the 1912 Olympics, a bull. This is a ( ) simile;
Borcher, end, Sgt. Lou Camp-and the station from Sept 7 through Immortal Four Horsemen with then had to surrender his medals ( ) metaphor; ( ) esperanto; ( )
bell, Sailor Don Fortier, Ellis .
Sept. 13.They Notre Dame. because of disputed professionalism personification.In
Sanzatta.The .
Raiders will scrimmage Ma- were as follows: Sept 7: Another question that stymied a charges.In 1S4C, during the Mexicanwar
contrast, the V-12 candidateswere the U. S. Navy, with a small
rine Headquarters of Main Station Harris Edlow Mitchell and Frances large number of the V-12 hopefulswas .
force of vessels few Marines and
this afternoon for the second time. Imogene Tucker; Sept. 11: Thomas "Which of the following base- on the beam on the music a
Reeding and Mary Rita Smith; ball players made their greatest quiz. They scored highly on such cooperating land forces effectedthe
-)
: Bender Babe JHuth. questions as.: capture of what territory?
Earl Jedlinsky and Mary ; reputations as pitchers:
Cletus Boots) Poffenberger, 7. Divide 00005 00.0005.To .
( Vernon Boyce and Genevieve Ko- Walter Johnson. Ty Cobb Hanes Faust is a singer an opera a by
whomever got along very well with bak Scott W. Ivens and Martha Wagner, Cy Young and Dizzy composer. (An opera). spare brain strain: here are
'the Brooklyn Dodger management Rebecca Whitted; Sept. 12: Jerome Dean?" What instrument did Fritz Kreis the answers to the questions: 1.

despite the fact that he could Bennett and,Anne Fee; Frank M. Many of the sailors-who were ler play? (Violin) John Jay. 2. West Point N. Y.,
throw a high hard one, is getting Sires and ,Mardell Bethea; Sept. wearing diapers when the afore- Who wrote the song for This Annapolis, Md. Boston, Kentuckyand
along better with the Marines at 13: Lawrence McGrath and Wini mentioned stars were in their heyday Is The Army? (Berlin) Arizona. 3. Sleeve. 4. Flowers.

S Parris. Island. S. C. Boots recently fred Meuse.Uncle -. made private first class lie Blue: ? (Gershwin) wer is 10.
the,,Big Train, and Young, the indefatigable -
pitched A game for Parris Island needs workhorse, with pitch- What kind of an instrument is I The V-12 exams aren't exactlyas
Sam money.
your
Jacksonville hue last summer Coast Guard. defeating 2 to the 0. CJve: until it hurts-the Axis! ing fame. But they did recall an oboe? (Wind) easy as A.B.C.8, are they?



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Comdr. Thach Had Comdr' Thach Up The .Ladder Sixteen' Men Are-Chosen To Jr.-: .

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Hand In Planning ':f'.', Advancements In Ratings Take Part In V-12 Program < t '



The New HellcatsTold I L At NASI JacksonvilleThe I An announcement from the Edu...

,, cational Office sent needles dancing It

: 4 following Is a list of advancements up and. down the spines of 19 ).

Grumman Officials In ratings at Lee field effective Ypy rejoiceful enlisted men from Lee V'and

Sept.To 1.AMlc: A, J. Herrlngton; to Cecil Fields, the Naval Ale
Ideal Plane Should Have AOM2e-J. F. Doroblola J. Friend, C Gunners School and this Station.It .

R. O'Neill a':" W. Tlmmlns; To conveyed the news they had
"More Climb And AMM2c-0.: kovakV.
Speed"It Jackson, F. L, been chosen to participate in the
\ B. Lee; To AM2c-E. J. Beohm;
To ARM2cE. E. Bragg; To Y2c-J. Navy's coveted V-12 college train
was after Pearl Harbor that W. Roche To
'Grumman officials hustled out to S2c-G.; To 'L.SpM)3c::> Broude( -,S.R. F.D. Talcoo Carmichael; To, The stage is now set for the HI

the Pacific Coast to talk over the R. Cook J. Culpepper. G. A. Dixon enlisted me!) to attend college or =W

type of planes needed in the Pacific J.: A. Dixon C. \%. Downey: W. J: university courses and graduatewith

with Commander John Smith McGllvray, H. E. Senterflt. W B, Navy commissions. The 18
M. Splndler. R. J. Thompson
'(Jimmy) Thach, now attached to and speed. ,kSTo\ CKlc-J. Marie: To CK3e. Bluejackets were selected from 109
this Station. "More climb W. C. Gibson; To STMlc-C. A. Frances qualified candidates because they
"More climb and speed," said J, D. Johnson; F. J. Johnson, G. By Edith Brink worth, YSo scored the highest grades in the

Commander Thach, according: to a W.The Jordon.following N. Stephens men attached to VO-( Word comes from the 11.. rigid V-12 exams last week.

recent Navy Department release. Comdr. Thach Gets VCSOCU) No. 1. were advanced to the WAVES who recently were sent to Here are the 16 future off leers S r

The Grumman Hellcat apparently ratings Indicated effective Sept. 1: Cecil Field from this Station that T R. Hitz, AOM3c, VF Division;
To ACMMAA( )-James W. Connell,
was the outgrowth of that Pa- Clayton E. Overholti; To ACMAA they are very well located and R. E. Donovan, ARM3c, VPB2; O. .

cific Coast meeting. "The Navy," Nod Over Ma Foss Vernon A. Nlchey; AMMlc-William like their assignments. Ensign H. Carter, AS, NTS; J, A. Peel

r says the Department, "has 'un- ,. G. Blederman. Ernest L. Turnbow; Alice Bailey is the officer in I ARM3c, VF; N A. Viken, AMM2cVSB .
AOMlc- Eugene F. Nlchter, ARMSc
charge and she is assisted by En-
veiled' its newest combat plane. D. D. Haines AOM3c VPB2.I
Dean W. Chappell, Wm. A. Weeks; I ; ,
Product of lessons learned in the I In Our Navy Story AMM2c--Charles H. Fletcher Jr.. JohnClnleola sign Ora Lazenby. I C. C. Klay, ARMSc.: VSB; G. H.
;
Pacific war, the Grumman Hellcat LeRoy Charles Warner; Ensign Katherine Rahl reported Goodman, ART2c, VSB; L, J. Pas- )
ARM2e--August F. Schnltker. .
fighter went into action for the James L. McMullIn: ; AMM3o-Leo Jr.A. swimming still tops the physical quinelli Sic, T-l; 1... E. Adler !

first time in the Naval task force I Which would you pick, should Stauver, jr.. Normand Silvia, Donald E. training program for the WAVES. Sic, VPB1; T. R. O'Brien, ARM3c,

raid on Jap-held Marcus Islandon they tangle inaerial combat, Com- Trombly James D. Mlllen; AOM3c- She Is assisted by Ensign Anna VPB2; R. W. Vanderhoof, AM2c, t tAI
Homer W. Bell ARM3c A.
Sept. 1." mander John Smith Thach of this Rafuse; AMM3c-John; C.-George Alexander Van Westrenen and, Verla Mae Hill, ; L. F Lingner, RM3c; VSB; J. "

When the word finally was Station or Major Joe Foss, the Ma- Henry W. Schlmmel; AM3o-Edward Bernice Borre Josephine Shoe- J, Farrell, Y3c, VF; J. E. Spink, i

flashed that the Hellcat had beenin rine who is the ace of Americanaces Joseph Ostrosky: AM2c-Edward J. maker, who have been assigned to AM3c, VSB; W. S. Brown, ARMSc, \
Baker
AOM3c-Donald M. Partrlck
i
; and welfare
; physical training on "
action it thrilled thousands of ? It's really immaterial for AOM2c-VIctor G. Hendrickson: AOM3c and VF.
people who had worked on the both are on Uncle Sam's side, lend- -Floyd A. Brunts; AMM2c-Thaddeus temporary duty are awaiting Hitz recorded the high score in :;
further to other Sta-
J. assignment '
plane and had carefully kept its ing their exceptional efforts to suc- Taylor.. the exams. :4
tions In AOTC.
existance secret until it could in- cessful prosecution of the war. The V-12 men will report to va
The Social Recreation '
troduce itself in the most effective However, "Our Navy," in the Sep- program rious schools for their courses of
will start 1 October with the aircraft
to the enemy-the workmen tember issue, quoted an interview instruction on November I, V-12
way
Contest first the
Quiz
who are building it at the Grum- with an un-named fighter pilot and schedule.recognition Over court 100 WAVES on hare applicants will be selected again ,

squadron commander at Pensacola, March 1.Upon .
man factory, the Naval officers
desire the
expressed to take
(Questions are printed on a
and Grumman officials who sat in as regards to experience in aerial their entrance into theNavy's
Page course and two classes will bprovided .
3) V12
on its creation, the many officers combat. evening week. college training pro-
"Saying that "Experience pays one a gram, the 16 Bluejackets will be
and men in the Fleet who have ANSWERS afloat for the"christening"
Big plans are
been flying and maintaining the off," this officer is quoted in "Our reduced to the rate of apprentice -,.
of the parking lot
Navy" as saying, "You've got a 1. True. seaman They will hold that rating
the moment
plane, awaiting they
in the WAVES area which is to be
could strike with it. lot of work to do, and a lot to 2. The stars. throughout the course of Instruc- ". r
learn. You're starting late. Noth- 3. 35 per cent. turned into a recreation center."Scuttlebutt' tion, but the reward upon graduation f

"With its "tremendous engine ing says that when you leave your 4. Track, tennis, boxing, baseball has it that there are is a commission in the t.
and firepower says the Navy De- carrier on first combat mis- and football. to be two tennis courts, two bas Navy. -1 ,

partment announcement, "great sion you won't your take on a man who 5. Private first class. ketball courts three volley ball Qualified candidates for the

maneuverability and speed com- has been flying for ten years. Your 6. John Paul Jones, David G. and six badminton courts con- exams last week were defined as .,

paring favorably with any fighterin lack of experience must be made Farragutt. And Lt. (Jg) Donald structed in this lot. enlisted men recommended by their ."'

the world, the debut of the Hell- by greater knowledge. Com- Mason, who, incidentally, is stationed WAVES are enjoying bridge division officers, who have met the .''
cat the Navy what are be- up parties each Tuesday evening at
gives mander Tach of Jacksonville has here. minimum requirements for V..12. '
lieved to be the two finest ship- their "rec" hall. Instruction in
only seven planes to his credit. 7. Tasty cheese dish. and who are on the EducationalOttlce's
board in the world. The bridge will be given and those who
fighters "Major Joe Foss the boy who 8. You turn it to the left (oppo- eligibility list Bluejacket
other one is the Vought Corsair. has shot down more planes than site direction). wish are urged to take advantageof who met these high standards and

Both planes are powered by Pratt other Yank so far in this war, 9. Major Joe Foss. this opportunity. Enlisted and who took the exams but missed .
any
and Whitney engines.. is a wonderful flyer, but given an 10. The New York Giants are officer personnel are welcomed. placing among the top 16 were} "" .

In a sense the Hellcat Is the would be last in the National league and Thirty-five WAVES and four F. It. Plumb J. Menna, J. Clifton._.. .
start dough on
even my officers went to Cecil Field Mon- II. W. Sherman J. F. Collins I W. H. ,
Naval aviator's cn airplane, inasmuch the Philadelphia A's are last in
43-year-old Jimmy Thachbecausehe day night for the dance. A grand Real H. P Olson B. L. Reynolds I K.
as it incorporates the com- has twenty years more experience the American )0:. Keller, F. I>. Scanlon. A. 1). Blake, t
bined experience of Navy flyers time was reported by all with the H. K. Royce, S. Caspar.: C. J. Arrnbrumer. '
"=!. jitterbug contest the feature of D: M. Partrlck, M. F.
gained in the Pacific war. After "I leave these two points with the evening. Officers who acconvmnied Newell N. H. Eagle L. 1'. I>anlllevlt,
the Japanese assault on Pearl Har- you-knowledge and forethought.Learn Join The Navy And C, A. Dillon V. H. Fraser. H. C.
the girls were Ensigns Libert. I). Uueller. J. F. Lambrlght,
bor, the Navy's pilots were faced ...
everything you can-and use Grace Ruth J. 1 Kennedy, W. C. .
Taylor Lundvall, Ann Warllck. (I. .
with the necessity of fighting the your head to plan and think See The World Is Van Westrenen and Josephine M. Vivian. U. S. B*> tul. 1':. C. Adams,

superior Japanese air strength ahead." 1*. '\V, Langley E. J. Inglls, ii. I>. ,
with what they had, namely, the More\ Than Slogan Shoemaker. Smith U. K Uraham, K. W. liuch-
a. 1 3 H.
( Anan Dubennky. J. T. Kirkland N
Grumman Wildcat. L. K. Ureene. W. \V. O. Marlon. '
Continued from pale three Gould ; +
The new Hellcat, according to Dancing Girls Featured At "andwe Kane Is Commissioned It. J. \\.1111. D. E. Young I>. 1\[. :"
recalls Heatherington, UrUnam. t
up ( S. S. Sonnler, W. G. Burch,
the Navy Department, "inherits all USO Show Tonight didn't get the message decoded Campbell Kane, Indiana uni- (;. H. MarHton, J. F. Serret; K. H.

the good qualities of its predecessor Camp until 2100. By that time we were versity's great middle distance runner Ambro. C. V. Lund, N. D. Dover. M. L.

the Wildcat, and adds many Continued From rare Oae right over the spot where the subs of a few seasons back, received i-.arln.KazmtercERk.K K. Rledel It. F., J.tteemtn.II. Kbert.W. R O.,

more Increased range, speed, out with boogie woogie. and run were supposed to be waiting for his Navy wings and Ensign's Heslop. D. A. Vanell. C. 1-:. Seyler W. :.i .

climb, maneuverability and altitude the musical gamut all the way to us. A dense fog probably savedus commission recently at Corpus A. Norris V. P. Churchill, H. H. '
Stout, It. C. Fletcher, B. Copeland '
capacity. Bach. They played parts in the that time." Christi Tex Kane had been an T. $. Fennell. J. II. Kanpna, J. K. r J

movies, "Pot 0' Gold" and "Mad All of the close calls didn't come enlisted man at the Naval Training Swoboda, li. I... BallexK. H. It. Va- "-
rlan J. J. O'Kanc. C. A. Jruber, _,
About Music. Station prior to being accepted for :
from contacts or near contacts o
Yard NewsIn C' H. Richardson, J. I-lronkhouse. A*
Department
Miss Long is a high voltage with U-boats. On one occasion his flight training.At W. Sillier II. F. Little W. H Hill,

the first of a series of par- former vocalist for Phil Spitalny'sand ship was zig-zagging through mine --- --'-i I--- C. J. Jones S. K. Stevens W. I>. ,
Burkey 11. Scott, W. H. Prltchetc,
has warbled at such popular f
ties given by the Welfare Dept. infested waters. It was fortunate S \\'. Prather, J. M. Howell R. f>. i
for the benefit of the various divisions night clubs as Leon & Eddie's in that it zigged when it should, for, Bllllnifg J. U. Olbbs. A. J. Evans

on the Station, the Sea- New York, Club Bali in Baltimoreand says Heatherington, "I was standing W C Price, D. C. (;enrge. A. I*
rantrell. W. n. Child, 11. A. Shep- "'
man Guard was the guest of honorat Mother Kelly's in Miami, as on the fantail, and we passed hard, W. .:. Taylor, J. }of. San Jo'r"

a beer and hot dog party last well as singing for the radio. close enough to a mine that I I Trlbble.tello. U. U. Stephens: and J.V.

Thursday night. Eats, drinks, and All hands are invited, yea urged, could have spit over the side and St. Vincent Hospital. I

songs were plentiful. The party to attend Hollywood Gaieties to- hit it." J!
CSP and Mrs. Johnnie F Horton a I
was a rousing success. night. Heatherington would like to get daughter, Chere Ann, born Saturday, Proper Saluting Is .,

The ranks of the married men The usual Thursday night Vic- back into action at sea althoughhe'll September 4. Order Of The Day '
Lieut, and Mrs Rex E. Rader. a _
were increased by two last week tory Smoker is taking a holiday unhesitatingly tell that
you on. Rex E., Jr., born Saturday, September Continued from pare one 2 1
when J. B. Cox, cox'n of firehouse tonight and it will "rest" again "I had enough action in the North 4.ACMM .

No. 2 and H. A. Kendig of next week for USO-Camp shows Atlantic to last me for a long and Mrs. Marcus L. Chapman, of their meeting, passing near, or \.,
a lon Douglas Leroy, born Sunday. being addressed. Juniors shall always
firehouse No.1, cox'n each took will present "It's A Pleasure" here while." However, he say that, September 5. salute first. When a..

unto himself a wife. Friday 24 September. "I feel like I'm dodging things Bkrlc and Mrs. Edmund Lee Pratt, several
when I'm ashore I'd like to get a son, Edmund Lee, born Sunday, Sep. officers in company are saluted,
tern ber 5. all shall return the salute.
back out there with my buddies. BMlc and Mrs. Percy Lee Moore, a
The Shore Patrol has been
instructed
First Armistice Of Second World You know, it's a small world. daughter, Beverly Jean, born Sunday,
When I in the Pacific I September S. to take up the liberty .
was ran
Lieut, and Mrs. Ralph S. a1' a cards of enlisted personnel out of
I into a lot of fellows with whom 1 daughter. Edna Stanton, burn Sunday, .
uniform or failing to render the
War Brings Joy To Arnaldo Toni had gone through boot training." September 5.
I Lieut (jg)) and Mrs. Robert Rowan, proper salute and return offendersto
I Heatherington says, "If you're a daughter, Susan Elizabeth, born Mon their station. Officer personnelout
looking for an exciting story I'm day September 6. of uniform
to
or failing
render
Bluejackets, Marines and cultles prevented his parents from afraid have to talk I Lieut. (Jg) and Mrs Machael Hu-
you'll to somebody salute will be
proper reportedto
Monday
bona, a son. William Talbot born -
back.
WAVES of the Station greeted coming else. My experiences haven't September 6. the Commandant.
unconditional As a youth in Italy Toni attended been too thrilling," but if the full Sea2c and Mrs. Edward James Patterson -
news of Italy's sur- grade school but he did not be- could be told a daughter Sarah :Francis, born
render last week with enthusiasm, come affiliated with any of the story you'd probably Monday, September 6. Capt Gavin And Seaman
agree that this 28-year-old AEMlc S2c and Mrs Noah Lowery, Jr.. a
but Arnaldo Toni welcomed it Fascist organizations which were has had more than enough excitement daughter, Mary Elizabeth, born Monday S2c Posner In $1,000 Bond --\.,.
wildly with unrestrained joy. not compulsory at the time. He ,. to last the September 6AMM2c '
_ ordinary man a : and Mrs. Lloyd H. Patterson Continued from pace one.Office :
I
Toni, storekeeper first class, has said many of the youngsters join- lifetime.
a son Lloyd Willis, born Tuesday, 91
cent.
) ,
per ::1
his parents, two brothers and two ed the Balilla, youth organization, September ,
sisters in Italy and has not hearda because it provided them with Born at McKeesport, Pa., May 7, Lieut. (JJ) and Mrs Robert A. Carl Fifteen other divisions have exceeded

word from them in nearly a year. more recreation than they were 1915, Heatherington claims the a i daughter born Tuesday. SeptemberS2c the 75 per cent figure .I j
world his home 7. I Civilian
have
as today. "My employes increased
Several months ago on a radio interview able to get themselves. and Mrs George F. Reed a '!
he said "is i .
home wherever the their
Toni refused to give his Americans, not Germans, have daughter. Connie Jean, born Thuisday. Payroll Savings Plan mark
publicly for fear of reprisals always been Italy's best friends, Navy sends me, but when I'm out September 9RMlc from 90 to 94 per cent in the past
name and Mrs. Arthur fJuerry.: a
of it I hope to settle down in six weeks. ;
against his loved ones. Arnaldo asserts. son, Arthur Leonard, born Thursday.September .
California. However, his father 9. However, the Station goal of
entered the
"I was so happy to hear that "When America
have made the and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John Sklc and Mrs. Arthur D. Nelson, a $150,000 is still not attained and
the Italian people will be free war I knew it must
Donna Melinda, born Thursday
Patrick Heatherington, reside at daughter the three-way drive cash sales.
once more that I felt like jumping Italian people's hearts drop as September 9.
1916 Butler St. : Allotments for Naval Personneland
McKeesport.
over the counter with joy," Ar- most of them have relatives in AMM2c and Mrs Llndiey II. Dunna-
Llndsey Mallet, Jr., torn Payroll Savings for civiliansis -
naldo declared. this country" the Sailor said. I Heatherington attended McKees- way a son.

Although born in Iowa Toni "I just can't tell you how happy port High School, and was an out- Thursday.AM3c and September Mrs. Vincent 9. Miller adaughter being pressed. .
standing basketball player in both Suzette Yvonne, born Thursday War Bonds are the best investment
spent 16 years In Italy. He returned the surrender makes me,
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