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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 30, 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 27 U; S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA September 30, 1943 ,




r' : Heroes Will Appear At Gigantic Station Bond Rally ''I'



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The Rise From Ranks Lee Field Rarin' They'll Tell You What Your



r. ITo Open Its New Dollars Mean To Those Boys



1, I Ship's Service !In Active Combat Territory

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I Lieut. Madden Spins A Aid ''I Heroes of warfare extending
Rally
Yarn; Chief Moore Is Promoted from the Pacific to the Aleutians,
and across the Atlantic to Casablanca
I To EnsignThe I will tell naval personnel and

t : civilians of this Station what It
opening of the new Ship's
U :
; means to be without
Service will prove to be one of the necessary
most equipment to meet the
popular events of Lee Field's enemy on
history. The new and enlarged equal terms, and how American
fountain facilities will mean quicker dollars have served to overcome
service for those who used to s.r .
wait. The cobbler shop will take that disadvantage at a gigantic
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9Y Third War Bond Rally to be held,
care of shoes that had to be sent ,
Y at the bandshell In front of the
to
a repairer in town. The laun- Main
Y dry set-up will operate more efficiently : Administration'Building
v The postoffice has more I from 11 :30 until 12 o'clock, Friday.
commodious and mail I> morning
e quarters can
1 s It has been announced by the
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be expedited more swiftly to all ,i
,' k Xr War Bond Office that civilians
hands. The billiard and pool tables on

Things happened for the two chiefs shown congratulating each located near the cobbler shop will the their Station duties will in sufficient be released time from to

Other day Until just a few weeks ago both John Wilbur Lutzelman I undoubtedly get a great play. Topside attend this rally which is designedas
I
,(left I and Rio Mathis Hood i right ) were Chief Yeoman in the Main of the building, a new gym is' a fitting climax
to the Third
Station personnel office. Recently Chief Lutzelman got orders to report -I being built which should draw a War Bond campaign which cornea
for flight training and Chief Hood was expecting his early in large attendance as the months to a close officially
I on Saturday
.. October Then last week both Lutzelman and Hood heard from grow cooler. The Catholic chaplain's Oct. 2. .. ,
\ t:,' Washington. Both of them had been appointed Ensigns and would there. office will also be located.. ; I I ('.Pt- Arthur (..,In, (Commandant
;; receive further orders in the near future. Although this picture was r will .delUer a brief talk on the pur-
'v.' taken when Ensigns Lutzelman and Hood were congratulating each Replacing\ the old ship's service a I War,!: llond and objective dri\e, alter of the third
which
I' other for their selectton.as Naval Aviation Cadets, we feel sure that will be a newVae dispensary.The I Huston Hobbs of I'nrle Sam' firht.It.
'; they would be shaking hands even more heartily if Ensign Lutzelman library and a new readingand Lt. (jg) Wllhelm Kftders I and inr: holder UetildoKi. the t'. S. Marine' ,
were still here. Grouped around the new officers arc members of the writing lounge will usefully be heard. of U.the Hoblm Purple Heart, will
personnel office who have watched the two men rise rapidly from the fill the remaining" "space.'> ::1. Guadalcanal an Wf'Il.saw. other action hot on
enlisted ranks within the last two years They may still call him "chief", ,. err : spots in the Pacific.
------- but it is now Ensign "Ernie" 4 > Lt (Jg) Donald Mason, one of
Moore of the Personnel office. Con- the heroes of the early days of the
Waves Display Aptitude In gratulations! .. ,"j war, and a man who became famous
It's a sad story-the one about for his terse report "sightedsub
the fellow who bet cokes on the I ,',> sank same," will tell the au...
NATTC-Fort Benning game last dience of the early days in North .
' Swimming: Tests At Station Saturday. Backing the "home" Atlantic patrol work, and what it
j' team, he bet nine different peoplea A has meant to the fighting men up
coke that NATTC would win. i there to
Twelve officer and enlisted WAVES have successfully Of course, he won. But, insteadof /saws ro ..J.t' the result get of adequate dollars invested equipmentas In

s:" completed their qualified swimmers' test. They are Ensigns having a coke supply for the f War Bonds.

\,y Ann Hughes, Ellen Dyal, Thoreau Raymond, and Dorothy next week, the nine men got to .> Lt. (jg) Wilhelm Esders. a vet
.' Rowe Dorothy Walker SpT3c Mary Steber Y3c Joan I gether infamously and presented I eran of Pacific warfare when all
; I him with all nine at the same time. I too often it was the story of "too
Hawthorne. PhM3c Kathryn Camp, AMMSc, Lydia Crosby, I' The payoff came when he turned 1'j" I little and too late" will relate some
'" Sic, Elizabeth Mlerzejewski, ruse I i ____ and offered them a coke and they of his experiences, tell what the
"' and Margaret Young, S2c. Many i 'I blissfully walked off, drinking their : men had to overcome in those first
t .. more WAVES are expected to ;: Contest Winners own bets. The moral of the story months of conflict and what it has
'. complete this test during this : is1:, "When betting cokes, always : meant to them to receive adequate
'' : Will Receive $5 I pick the losing team-you can't supplies with which to meet an
c .. 'WAVES who are acting as I lose" A bit confusing but true. enemy which was "forewarned and
cheerleaders for the NATTC foot- Lieutenant Madden decorated ffj !, forearmed."
':; ball games here are Alice Justin Iin War StampsWinners I flier attached to VF squadron, tells : One of the most noted figure wits
; Sic, Ruth McKinney, Sic, Sophie I', the following story-and it's a ., .J will('JC' appear grotto on the program, i* it.
.," Kobzik. Sic and Rhoda Thompson I In the summer yard I beaut. It happened during the that now famous Henry .IIY Torpedo a memberof --Squad

1,...' AMMSc. and lawn contest,. conducted.. on i thick of__the_fighting at..the Invasion Lt. (jg) Donald Mason! ron Eight which rue to much ia
Helen Bradee, Y3c and Pfc. this Station and in surrounding or worm Africa The waters 1'--- -- the battle of Midwa)'.
Mary Hart representing the I I housing areas occupied by servicemen j through which Madden's carrier Two others appearing on the
WAVES and Marines here attended were announced today as was maneuvering, were infested Fire Prevention program will be Lt. (Jg) George
the "Naval and Military Night"in follows: I| with enemy subs. Two subs got a M. Davidson of Aleutians fame,
connection with the War Bond I Dewey Park C R. Drenon, hairline on our carrier and let go and Lt. (jg) Robert Arthur who
drive held in Daytona Beach Wed- CSM 3532B Craven Street; F. A with two torpedoes. The wakes Week Is Observed was at Casablanca.
nesday. They took part In the I Grimes CBM, 3638B Irwin Street; of the torpedoes were easily visibleto Mike Shea, ACMM, veteran of
:. celebration along with members of : K R. Brewer, ACOM 3719A Craven all hands as the carrier attempted the Pacific and a hero of the first
the other branches of the service. Street; C. P. Anastasio, CSP, to maneuver out of their path. Beginning 3 Oct.The raid on the Marcus Islands, will
Y3c left last | Hearts came and relate some of the experiences in
Janica Simon 3721B Craven Street; A. A. Clark, up tangled with
week for Northampton where she COM 3723A Craven Street; E. A. i tonsils as the torpedoes sped week beginning :3 October 1 Is that theatre of war, and tell the
will begin her officer's candidate Powell, 1st Mus., 3822A Norman toward their" target-the tension designated by a Presidential proc- listening naval personnel and civi
training. I Street; T. D. Douell "ACMM, 3816A was terrific. Miraculously, as lamation as Fire Prevention Week lians what it means to the boys in
ruby Bennett, professional Inalctor Norman Street: F. Williams I everyone stood by for the concussion The proclamation declared that the war zone to have adequate
...:..:; : noted authority and 1ecr ACMM, 3307A Gibbs Ave.; L. L. the torpedoes slithered under since Pearl Harbor the destruction equipment, equipment which they
of bridge In Jacksonville Gobeille 1st Mus., 3805B Norman I the stern and went their way. A caused by fire in the United I I can have only if Americans provide .
a instructions to WAVES at Street. I psychology-minded chief relieved States has been comparable to the the necessary dollars to ob c
the: recreation hall Wednesday the stress and strain when he" damage caused by all enemy bom btams I it.
nisf.it.:; : rewarded Each of with the nine$5 in winners War Bond was fumed. "Dammit" there goes amonth's ling over England during the first Admiral Captain: l'.Jw: 'Calhoun' Introduce MrKall Rear,,
'I' The Marine Aviation Detachment leave! two years of war. President chief of Natal Air Operational Train
.' Training Squadron 12 of stamps. 'I Roosevelt stated that the losses ing, who will deliver a brief talkurgine
Receiving honorable mention In that the Third Mar Bond
NATTC has invited the WAVES real if
were as as wrought by
. and Marines to a buffet supper Dewey Park were; B. G. Ferguson:: I I enemy bombers and saboteurs. campaign .be brought to a nucresifulconclusion.

9 and dance at the Hyde Park Country Continued on page seven is.fs I I'I These preventable fires are being The Commandant's Band will
Club Saturday night. measured in thousands of workers I play both before and after the conclusion
L1 The Pilot Club entertained'WAVE WANTED-Women To ''I The third National War Loam killed and disabled; vast destruc- of the program, according--
; officers with a bridge par- I Drive which l 1'1 now in its!< lasf( tion of raw materials, food another d to the War Bond Office announce..
ty at the home of Mrs. Kathryn Make Red Cross'DressingsWith i week has a goal of 15 billion vital supplies for our armed ment.
Parks Thursday, Sept. 23 Prizes. I dollars. forces and cl'lII:1Ipopulation: ; I This Station has paced all Naval
were awarded to Ensigns Agnes I increased casualties in I' In these days of huge! '" .-xi the ruin of war plants, factories Air Stations in the nation in
Hunt anti Dessle Abbott. combat action comes Increased de- i penditure you may have often" homes and machinery many sale of War Bonds for five out of
---- -- mands for surgical dressings. I wondered-how much in a billion cases for the duration of the seven months this year.-
'r Your Xmas: Gifts Uncle Sam La depending upon civilian dollars! ? To the average: I Lt. (jg) George illes. War Bond
: Buy women workers to make a I person It's just an awful lot of war.During Fire Prevention Week officer pointed out today that Na..

., Early For Mailing vast percentage of all dressings money. the President requests the people |" val Air Gunners' School near this:
;l needed Statisticians have figured out, of the country to take unusually I' station with 100 per cent allotment
'F Sation personnel contemplating The American Red Cross sup- j however that If a person born active measures, and throughoutthe Including both civilian and naval
I mailing Christmas presents have plies all the necessary material, at the time of Christ had been year to conserve our human I' personnel, is the only station in the
been urged to make their pur- and if you are interested in help- given one billion dollars to and material resources from de country boasting such a record.
ea 'as soon as possible." It ing with the production of the spend' at the rate of $1,000 a day struction by fire. He also said that the Mayport
stated that "last Christmas much needed bandages you should and rouUl live until his money The President directed Federal Base had rallied splendidly to the
, parcel post section of the Station come to the Sunday School room was pone, he would! still have agencies, Including the protective present drive contributing $..715
M' Post Office was taxed beyond at the corner of Birmingham Ave., about 800 yearn! to go and would services of the Navy Department, or better than one bond for each
j&l I r its capacity by naval personnel and Mustln Road on Tuesdays from have only niN'nt hilt first to lend their active support and man aboard. Mayport also boasts
,:. mailing; Christmas presents! after 0900 to 1230 and. on Fridays from 700000000. assistance to the attainment of five members of the "Thousand
; (\II December 15." 0900 to 1630. those objectives. Dollar Club."

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS September 30, 1943'

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. Boot Here Shows WAVE Here MakesA n

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Superman TalentIn High Altitude .



Back Levers Ft. Brady, l\lIch.--onE" batteryof Oxygen FlightEnsign
an Artillery unit here was tossIng -
a party In Its day room and

:Jimmie Woods Records A had been so gallant as to fix up Marion Prosch, Of
the latrine for the gal. The windows -
Mark Of 200 Where 20 were blacked out to blind Medical Staff Is First To -
prying GI eye and everything possible 1IRLP! HELlOBy :I7 I o'clock, and enjoy the singing' !

Or 30 Is Considered OK had been done for the comfort Take The HopBy Tom Quinn of Rex Ingle Snapper from Shop : I

of the lovely lassies. About This is Tom Quinn. I am mak- 20. ".

Boot camp news 20 gal were powdering and paint- Ensign Florence Hennessy ing my bow as your reporter (day \
People are prone to think that Ing when a male head poked slow- Ensign Marion G. Prosch, shift), for the A and R metal and TRANSFERS AFFILIATIONSBy

, most Americans are soft and need ly out of the shower room. The W-VS) attached to this stationas machine division.I rattle Fontaine Bennett
,
extensive athletic instruction in gal boat a hasty retreat while the have been asked to write a few Folks in 22 feel 'sorta down
order to toughen up. While the soldier dressed! and fcrrammed. He a member of the Medical Staffof words about myself. I don't know
Boot Camp here tries to comply had been stranded In the thower. the Department of Aviation what to say. If I told you a lot since their well liked inspector,

with that belief as witnessed by Medicine, holds the distinction of of nice things about myself they Mary Rathbun has announced her

the many groans emitting from being the first member of the Wo- would sound good, but deep down intention of transferring to the

Lt. Mosely's muscle farm, all the [The Inquiring men's Reserve to make a high alti- I'd be a liar to myself because I Pensacola Naval Air Station The
men who report are not softies. tude oxygen flight. The flight was know a lot of things about me that understand is
reason, we that
For example, there's Jimmie made by Ensign Pro ch and sev- are not so nice.
Woods, apprentice seaman, and a eral student oxygen officers last If I told you I served my apprenticeship friend hubby, the popular radio announcer

member of Platoon 154. He at- Reporter Friday, September 24. The techni- as a machinist on the lately affiliated with
tained a mark of 200 in the back cal order of putting on oxygen gear Band 0 Railroad in Pittsburgh, I Radio Station WJHP, Jack Rath- .
levers. That's a rare feat of at 10,000 feet was followed. The someone would say, "he can'twrite.
bun has been made
strength, since 20 or 30 is considered highest altitude reached during the ." manager of
good ordinarily. Question : Now that Georgia "hop" was 16,500 feet. If I told you that when I becamea one of the radio stations in Pen

Since all the cadence counting has enfranchised 18 year As a member of the Medical full-fledged machinist I workedat sacola. Her many friends will

uproar has died down after theRecruit olds to rote advocate Staff, Ensign Prosch is attachedto it one month, drew a check for surely miss her very cheery per
Center emerged victoriousIn many persons my wages of $225, then quit and
the Low Pressure Chamber and
adopting the measure back to school, working sonality.
every encounter, things have Oxygen Indoctrination. In this went my _
been pretty quiet at the boot front. for all national, state and local capacity she gives Indoctrination way through prep school and college Everyone in 23 is glad to have
Platoons 153 and 154 waiting on tables and playing
However elections. What is your lectures on the Physiology of Aviation -
represented the Station in a recent opinion ? conducts "runs" in the Low football for my board and tuition, petite Pearl Parker back on the
parade held in downtown Jackson- Pressure Chamber under the someone 'would say, "that table job after a very pleasant visit in

ville.Not H. C. GROSS, AeM3c: "No, I supervision' of the Medical Officer, waiting sounds truthful, but that the home of her parents, Mr. and
long ago someone discovereda don't believe should be is in charge of the daily and fat guy run and play football-?
they permitted Just can't it." Mrs. L. B. Parker of Albany, Ga.,
real aWigator on the Recruit Cen- see
ter's obstacle course, Just to give to vote. Kids don't know monthly reports to BuAer and If I told you I had a successful while her brother was home on a
BuMed and compiles statistical
well earned leave. Brother Herman
you an idea how wild and wooly enough about it; they don't have material for the Chamber.On background as a sales executiveand is stationed at Breckinridge

the layout is. ',their own minds at that tender 13 Prosch was also the Publicity Director with the U. S..
The Recruit Center greeted Lt. September Ensign of the Florida State Chamber of Kentucky, Army.
age. took her first "hop" in the Pressure
T. G. Scarborough as new drill EDWARD F. STANCHESKI.I Commerce, someone would say,
Chamber. She took the same flight Congratulations are in order for
officer and Lieut. Comdr. L. M. allowedto I "How in the -- can a guy
S2c: "Sure, they should be I
that the cadets K. J. AM2c the
aviation gunnersand Pelper, upon arrival -
Matthews executive like that run a lathe and draw
as replacing vote; they're allowed to fight
II other crewmen take. She Saturday, of an eight and one
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down first class machinist
as a -
Lieut. Comdr. Ronald T. Lyman. and even die for their country, pay
to without half Thomas
I went 18,000 feet ?" pound son Julius.
__t ft_ aren't they? Any man who wearsa oxygen and to 30,000 feet with Mrs. Peiper and the baby are In
If I were to say that I'm a veteran -
uniform in wartime should havea
The descent was 4000 feet Wauchula Florida, and as this
oxygen. .
of World War I, and graduatedfrom
right to cast a ballot regardlessof per minute. goes to press, Peiper is returning
No Loitering Here Officers' Training School Just
how old he is. Thesekids
or young I Ennsign Preach received her before the Armistice, someone to his home for a few days, due to
are giving up their civilian commission on August 24, 1943 would say, "Why is he letting a the serious condition of his wife.
life for the future and they should
After 2230 Daily be permitted to help mould that from the Naval Reserve Midshipmen' wife, three kids and a bum physical Needless to say, all of his ship
mates and other friends winning
are
School Massachusetts
Northampton, hold him back now?
future by voting. I II
And worse yet, if I were to confess a spe< ANNE RIDER T)3c) "Yes.
Sp< :
Leaving Station After I I think they should vote because She received her Bachelors degree that I play the fiddle, sing
"WHEN THE FOLKS FAIL TO
I when they're in school they learn a from Ufa School of Education, whiskey tenor, and write poetry-
2230 Is. Not Permitted Rutgers University, New Bruns- well, what's the use? BRING IN THE NEWS.
lot about government and I believeat THE REPORTER JES' NACHERLY
wick New Jersey, and her Masters Anyhow, a reporter is supposedto
that age they know more aboutit ,
Loitering around the Station WILL HAVE THE BLUES.i
write about but him-
after 2230 is taboo for than they do afterwards." degree from Temple University, everybody _. ._. __ &
strictly enlisted self, so bring me news. Newsis -i L j
ELIZABETH GORMAN, Sk3c: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.the your I
personnel. what I want-any "news that'sfit IN CHICAGO
"I think they should. If they'reallowed ,
Station streets must be clearedof to thanks to
N. Y.
enlisted personnel after 2230 to be in the armed forces, intricate machines and lessons Times).print ( E. P. Armstrong, safety engineer !
they should have a so In the is in Chicago for the Navy
daily, according to an order issued say of war. Whoin'ell has the rightto Bring your news to Shop 20 andI
by Captain Arthur Gavin, Com- I government. After all these service say they are incompetent to will take it to "The man." Department Safety Conference,
youngsters are going to run and the National Safety Congress
mandant. Watch standers are to'' vote. If anyone is incompetent in
to their barracks the country some day and they old folks who lose
proceed directly voting, it's the Bernard Gordon, metalsmith :
from duty stations. Personnel returning now.Of should have a say in what's what interest in government and throw from Shop 23, recently reported to i -By Mrs. Walter Lynch I
from liberty after 2230 their votes away on crooked politicians his draft board in New'York for.
will proceed directly to their bar- BUDDY BALBO, S2c T-2: "No, who make them a lot ofpromises I induction into the armed forces. I Ladies and Gentlemen--In thin I
racks. no. I think they're just too young intend to comer we have Miss Helen Szar-
they never keep. Gordon built quite a I
up reputation
for like that. In fact I manskl former star thePirate's
anything guard on
Enlisted personnel also will not I Give me an average high school while here for designing tools and
be allowed to attend movies at I don't believe men or women havea graduating class and I'll bet it will dies for sheet metal work. Bur- basketball team for eight:
Student Officers Picture sound conception of government GIT exami- years. The Pirates, recognized aa I
Moving score higher on Navy ring tools, forming dies blankingsand .
until after they're 25. I think even one of the outstanding teams in
Theatre and enlisted nations 35
personnel are than an average year sheet dies are some of the
not permitted to leave I the Station the 21 year" olds are too unsettled old person. And, anyway, I don't many improvements left here to the South, won the State Tournament -

after 2230 unless they maintain a to vote. see how 18 year olds can make a his credit. His address will be 635 twice. Thy competed .in
home outside the Station. FRANK CAMPBELL, Sic: I worse mess out of the politics by Madison St., Brooklyn, N. Y., for the International Basketball
--"-tDidjabow "Phooey. These guys who ...ywe're voting than the old gaffers have." the present. Matches, playing for the "Kelly,
-- too young give me a pain in Cup" two years in Nassau, finish.
the neck. The Navy has hundredsof PFC MCKINLEY JONES ing In second place both years.
U. S. Navy ferry boats are named thousands of boys under 21. NATTC: "No. An 18 year oiddoesn.t CIVILIANS, SPEAK DP

after Islands situated along the They're doing a damn competentjob know what the score is. -By Pattie Fontaine BennettIf Mrs. Mildred Craig departed Sat:
coastline of the United States. j too. They are mastering all 'lIe wouldn't" be able to vote Intel- I the "civles" feel slighted this urday night for Mt. Vernon, Ohio.

-- -- ---- ligently. week I don't believe they can where she plans to spend her vacation.
WAYNE MOONEY, Sic, Y-6: .
blame Pattie B., since news can be
Perfect Propeller Room Plans "Hell no. They're not old enough. left on the desk in the Shop 23, '
They don't have a mind of their about those on the day shift. Let Word just received from Carolyn

own yet." us hear from ALL of you on the Welden from Great Falls, Mon
CPL J. H. ENSWILER, VPB1 : day shift, will you ? tana, reports a wonderful time,
"I believe they should. They're I what with horseback riding, hunting

drafted. They should have a voteif The "B" shift of Shop 23 does fishing and plenty of cold
F they fight. I believe that after not seem the same recently. Their weather.Marriages.
,rva 18 they're old enough to think for popular leading chief, E. W. Prike, --
I themselves. They are entitled to ACM, "took off" in the wee hours
a say in our government. In fact, Sunday Sept.. 19 for a visit to the
w'. -fl. : the youngsters are more able to old home town In Pennsylvania.Shop .

vote intelligently than a number There were ten weddings
t the elders." 23 is very glad to welcome formed on the station from S Pit

?" ; ERNEST CHERRY, S2c: "They back after two months hospitalization 22 through Sept. 25.
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r shouldn't vote until after they're a well liked and all-round Carol
They are: Sept. 22: James
21. Most boys are not interestedin good shipmate, Marcus Lane, McNeil and Helen Theressa Aver-
4 ; politics at 18; they're still think AM3c. beck; Sept. 23: Joseph S. Green
r ing about proms, and puppy love." and Margaret Martury.
r Harold Rasmussen, AM2c, in
T. J. HOWARD S2c: "They'renot Shop 23, is really "on the beam" Sept. 25: William V. Byrnes and
mature enough to tell right these days. The very pretty "Mrs." Margaret Herrmann; John T. Meehan -
from "wrong and. to consider with eight monthts old daughter. and Catherine McCool; Wil-

things. Darlcna Ray, arrived recently and liam C. Fuchs and Dorothy Morin;
::1> HOWARD BOWEN S2c: "Yes. the happy family is domiciled at ''I Frederick Verscheuren and Jean
4: If they're old enough to be drafted, Fifth and Main Streets.Mr. Elizabeth Kennard; John D Fraun-
they're old enough to vote I'm'9 doter and Colan Emily Darby;

and I believe I am entitle) to vote, and Mrs. C. E. Hutchinson Adrian T. Hester and Hazel: M.

These two men, one a Naval Reserve officer and the other a civilian, and can do so as well as anybody." of'Poulan, Ga., are petting used to Swann. ,
share with another Reserve officer the honor of having conceived and WILLIAM RIDDLE, S2c, Y-6: "I being parents since Master Charles Sept. 26 j Kenneth E. Mc' uiston
executed plans for the machinery and layout of the new propeller room would think so. After' all a man Rodney arrived. "Poppa" Hutchinson and Lucille A. Lydic; Orvllle F.
In the Assembly and Repair Shop of this Station. risking his life should have a say is AM3o in Shop 23. DeMoulin and Suzanne Marty.

Left, Lt. Lloyd Alan Laflin, USNR, accessories division officer, in so In government. The first thing ---ate
private life an executive of the Elgin Watch Co and right, Ernest L. they toM us when we entered the "Prettiest baby in the hospital. Jewish New Year

Smith, leadingman, a Navy Department veteran who says he was Navy was that we were,not boys, Looks just like her mother," says
the first civilian to report to Jacksonville A. & R. when it opened on but men. Then treat us j like men. proud father, Ben Schwartz, lay- TV Jewish year 5704 was Ushered
February<< 17 1041. The people staying' at home are out man of Shop 23, when asked In Rosh Hoshanah (New Year)
The man who fails to appear in this picture in Lt. Murray Aitken, depending on a lot of 18, 10 and about his new daughter, Lila. The yesterday. The high holy days

USNR. now A. & R. officer at the Naval Air Station, Banana River, 20 year olds to save Democracyfor baby, weighing six pounds! two continue through 8 October J
Fla. Lt. Aitken designed the track and pulley to roll propellers under them by fighting at the front. ounces, was born Sept. 18. Yom Kippur (Day of W. 1 I
the buffing machine. Mr. Smith designed the stands that support pro- The least these boys deserve' is the will be observed. Lt. Jacob
peller blades! for cleaning and smoothing woik. Lt. Laflin took their right to vote for post-war legisla- We have a singing radio star in man, new Jewish! chaplain, will
plans and executed them, also laying out the plan for the room Itself.: tion. What are they fighting for, our midst. Don't take my word conduct Yom Kippur services Friday -
The stands will accommodate either Hamilton Standard or Curtis! if not for their own future and pe- for it. Tune in on station WJHP 8 October, at 1700 in the
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\ Lt Kleis's Has Had Enough Prize Winner In War Bond ContestLieut. j

F. P. Lambert and AMM3c R. A. Neal provided the answer to the $100 question .

Close Calls For in the NAOTC War Bond Essay Contest, "Why Naval Personnel Should Buy War
Lifetime Bonds' The author and the artist from the Naval Air Gunners School jointly submittedthe

A poster-essay which was awarded first place from among several hundred entries The
) By Lt. (Jg) Stanley Culp
, officer and Bluejacket shared a $100 War Bond as top prize for their entry which is reprinted
Lieut. Norman J. Kleiss, 27-year-old dive bomber instructor at
I, Lee Field, has had enough close calls to last the ordinary man a lifetime below:
. but in his own words, "I've never had my feet wet yet."
4
}', Holder of the Navy Cross for
;, ,: bravery in action during the batIf. fO
.: tie of Miday, and the DFC for 16j& J fla'

: a courageous display during the
;: raid on the Marshall and Gilbert Ie
If. Islands, Lieut Kleiss has been in /
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the thick of, it since the Japs fired ) :

the opening gun at Pearl Harbor ARBONDS?OfCOURSEYOU'vE80txHTWAR80NDSSuREYOt1KNOW" :. .::
" on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941 : .
In fact, as a member of a scoutIng WHAT THEYMEANTOYOURtOIJNTRY.; BUT MA fDO, YOU KNOW W AT Io- ..,- C"--

I'i aboard squadron.a carrier Lieut.some Kleiss 200 miles was THEY MOW TO YOU ? (ET: ME: TELL YOU .FROM A STRICTLV BUSINESS ANCLC.T 7 / /' _:> v :_

from Honolulu when the Japs made *Y' C a their first treacherous move on -.- <:.
, that beautiful pearl of the Pacific. QUESTIONS THY'RE: YOUftSeCUAlTY' FOR ALL THE 6000 THINGS TO COMM :. y> ,I ,

s Like many another man both in 1. Does a man convicted fqr deserting -+ RC ARE THE PICTURES ON YOU ' .
civilian and life he "
military ,
, couldn't believe that it was true. citizenship: the rights Navy! In war lose his AND THE: CAMPING TRIP AFTER TfHS: MeSs IS CUflfleOUP: WITH SOUTHING: 1

- Detailed, along with two other 2. If you look closely, you will taT OVER TOGO INTO 0usl(4E5S .. THAT XTRA EDUCATION IN MEDICINE( ) : : Eii
pilots to stand patrol above the be able to from this list the .
.
pick A WlfC( AND
'' OR LAW YOU COUlD NEVER SEE: : YOUR WAY GETTING y
, carrier, Lieut. Kleiss picked up a top touchdown getter in college ,
::..) message giving the purported position football history: (a) Red Grange; KI0SMAY0e< :, AND A HOME Off Md/NSTflfCT/ IN fACT JUST0OOT EVERY TN NG
;. of a Japanese sub-tender, (b) Frank Merrtwell; (c) Whlzzer
"possibly the one that was provided THAT DREAMS ARt MAOCOf,ONLY THEY ARE NOT DRAMS
;Ii White: (d) Tom Harmon; (e) Ber- '
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., for the two man submarinethe nard Baruch. t\Jo TH ARE: NOT OREAMS. THEY ARE; REAL--" JUST AS Japs sent Into Pearl Harbor. 3. Is a Zebra black with white
A search for the tender proved stripes or white with black ( ) < IN
c unavailing and Lieut. Kleiss! will ?
. tell you today that he still thought stripes 4. Here are some foreign phrases. 8ErWCCN. ,
1 it was all a part of grand scale Can you tell what language they WOULD NT A MAN Bt A FOOL TO LCT HIS tiff: INSURANCELAPS'E: ?

maneuvers. "When we failed toy are: (1) chat qui dort; <((2)< chi TO TAKE AWAY THAT PROTECTION fROM HIS PARENTS HIS WIFE OR HIS
find that tender I was satisfied I
tace confessa; (3) es ist nicht alles
that it was just practice," he I gold was glanzt; (4)( ) cab;llo luengoy CHILDREN ? (DON'T YOU THINK( IT'S JUST AS NECESSARY TO INSURE YOURSELf \.7

declared Lieut. KleliM came on back to I I corto 5. A el submarine seso can stay. sub- AGAINST THE; ECONOMIC: ( CHANGES THAT ARC SOUND TO COME WITH THE 'r

his carrier and the battle flags merged for three days. True or AACE? THERE IS tJo 8ETTR: FEELING THAN-TO BE: A8lE: TO SAY WHEN:
were flying "I knew It wash false ? fi
,
: AS THEY WILL TO ALL Of US CHA ?f-ILL NO'J
real thing then be said.There 6. The two senior officers of the THE HARD KNOCKS COME _
wan" no fooling around Navy are civilians ? True or false? "TVEGOTftdlTTtE SALTED AWAY FOR THIS. I'LL MAKE OUT OK- -
about It. 7. Is there limit which
a beyond THflTS fl VE lCAra YOU. SHE DOESNT NEED ANY -f'CHSOO\IDING'
Lieut. Kleiss was in on the first nothing can get colder < )

:American offensive, the attack on 8. Which of these Islands is the TRI8UT SHE CAN TAKE IT AND SHE CAN DISH ltT OUT. THAis YOU
the Marshall and Gilbert Islands,
largest: Newfoundland, New
and it was there that he won the : Guinea or Nantucket ? SECUmTY" AMERICA MUST AND WILL I MAKE OUT Qf(. .

DFC. The particular objective of 9. How different de- TO fiGHT FOX '
I many corps LISTENMATEiT'S' ( NO OUTVO 06LI6/ >?TON( _
his division was Roi "We had ,
vices are there for Naval officers?
planned to go over Just before daybreak 10. If you popped a pound of un- YOUR COUNTRY OR BUY 60<005.IT5 A PfftVILCCC A
missing Rol a few miles, and popped popcorn would you have a ANo BE'HOMeLC ENOUGH TO STAMP EACH BON O WITH< THiS
.- then turning in for the attack as pound of popcorn, more than a
i ': dawn came," he said. "Our navigation pound or less. than a pound of pop SIMPLE" PRAYER ,

: was too good. We hit it corn? tOflO.THAT I MAY 6!WOflrHVOf"MV fOU \\:7. right on the nose, and as a result (ANSWERS ARE PRINTEDON r
t: were directly on the target about PAGE 81

:, .', five minutes too soon. If we could I
have delayed five more minutes we plane which he had previously
would have blasted everything downed. The other two Japs sud-
, they had." denly lost stomach for the whole
A member of the final group to thing and beat a hasty retreat
Gr go in, in fact being the 15th plane Lieut. Kleiss said that, '.thre*
f" to begin a dive on the target, the. of our planes, including myself,

I 9!: :Japs were throwing up plenty of'If. went back over Rol to see if we ......
AA fire by that time "At 14,000 had left my targets. We were sit ..
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feet the air was full of anti-air ting right over the spot with bomb ..
, craft fire." he saidIn fact, it I loads when two Jap Zeros made
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t.: was practically choking, and down a run on us. They made a pair of
.. below it looked like myriads of I weak passes, our gunners opened
flickering lights. Believe you me I up, and they were apparently -
that 'little undefended island' was scared for despite the fact that

tossing plenty of ammunition I we were over the target they I fighters came after me. I maneuvered I shot to bits that they had to hoist burnt was fire at then -
Most of the targetat nol had pulled off at a safe distance and
been well plastered by that time, started to do stunts-barrel roll, to get them in the same 1 lIt I off the carrier "for repairs Wecouldn't I Finally, around July 1, 1942,
it off Lieut. Kleiss back to the
fly
, aa ammunition dump, or what loops, Immelman turns, etc" { position for my tail gunner thathe'd got
Lieut. Kleiss was in on the"kin" states. A leave of 30
I days was
t to be ammunition Lieut. KleiN and his
appeared an Finally
had in the morning when we
I at the battle of Midway. I used for marriage to the former
In flame. fellow discovered
large
flump, having pilots a
, gone up got the other Zero, but my gunner "We launched our bombers and Miss Jean Marie Mochon of Long
Lieut. KlrUs dropped his twwing transport or liner--"it had prob- I
didn't shoot. Again I got a scowshe said, "and went to the Beach, Calif, and a honeymoon in
bombs converted into
been transport
on !sonic parked ably a -
Zero in position, and again hedidn't the would the
spot we figured Japs western states.
|>Ian*s, and believe he scoredI.IU Some of them went after I
shoot. I leaned over the be. We had been their
given Born at Kansas
that while Lieut. Kteiss said he I Coffeyville ,
side to look around and a bullet and direction but found
After this move he started to aimed for a tanker which he speed we Lieut. Kleiss and his wife now reside
look around for other planes to I missed "but I hit a sub. which barely missed me. The framework I nothing. We had just turned back at 4646 Blount, Jacksonville,
join up with, and finally fell in simply folded up and went down" above my head was literally shot toward our carrier when we looked Fla.. but still call Coffeyville their
ttthind two others Three Jap During all that time Japanese to bits. I down and there they were-three I home. He attended CoffeyvilleI
Zeros attacked the plane in the cruisers, destroyers and "shore, "Finally I made some sort of I Jap carriers side by side Two I High school, Coffeyville Junior College
middle, finally shooting it down I batteries were "pouring It on," snap turn I don't know whatit divisions from our carrier got a and graduated from the
One of the Zeros then turned his said IJeut.Klei, but despite! the was. I had never done it before, I pair and the Yorktown fliers accounted Naval Academy with a BS degreein
attention to Lieut. Kleiss. He ferocity of the action his plane but it got me in position to get I for one. 1938.
made several passes at him, using didn't have a bullet hole in it in burst at the Zero and he went I The first two or three bombs Lieut. Kleiss took preliminaryflight
the same tactics each time and vvltrn he returned to the carrier down, apparentlty headed for a dropped hit square in the red rlrcto training at Miami and Pensacota -
finally the tail gunner got in a that murnh,=-. "\\'f' had only two crash but I can't claim him definitely I aboard one carrier, and it winning his wings at the
burst which apparently crippled little scratches on the plane," he as I never saw him hit" was a solid ma** of flame be- latter base April 27, mi.
him "I figure that he knew he ; Mid. That was enough for the other I Ionthe other planes ever +---
was gone" said Lieut Kleiss. "and It was a different story in the Zeroa. They pulled out of the started their dive You can't
he tried to dive on me. I slippedout afternoon, however. Lieut. Kleiss i scrap. "My left wing was shot Imagine how It burned. It wa Battle Scar
of the way and let him have it assisted in bombing an airfield and up. and all of the gas was out of I like a Roman candle with flame! Barber: "Haven't I shaved you
with my .50 caliber guns. Flames Zeros jumped him. "I split my I two tanks, scattered all along the shooting least 2,000 feet Into before, somewhere Chief*"
shot from him for 2000 feet, andifte I flaps" he said, "and they shot by. I wings. 111 never know why I the air. Two fighters! carne" into Nope. I gt that scar at Pearl
dropped almost on top of our I went for the clouds and three didn't catch fire It was so badly I attack IM, but ran when a Harbor
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Male Call l _u_ fc/_Milton_Caniff.i _creator, of Terry_and the Pirates, Dim Views .

YOU TANK. JOCKEYS THE LIOPLE ME AH'MONTMOCENCY MY CHUM THEN Veer 6 AN'' V' DROP A FEW / AN' HIT TH' DRIHKDMH

I IS ALWAYS YA PIN' MAN THINKS AIMS AM ORDER T'ADVANCE. r FEET ; A ALL UNBUTTONDiTCN

ABOUT HOW BOGGED WE'R PHUDSIII 70 SHOW YOU WHAT .. rAN'TN'MACUINE ..

I YOUR OUTFITS ARE J ,SHALL WE GIVE RIPIN'OUR RUMBLE

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THE tlM1. NOW.. Yflsla sthyr
Editorial Offices w -
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Public Relations Office, Room 221 News OndViews f fromStatioh

Administration( Annex, BIdg 054 .. a
Telephone Extension 8512 .. : .,
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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U S #
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the Publl _
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Cople a tre.
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Nava
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary al By Captain R. W. Shrum, (ChC), U.S.N.
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gun
ner'B School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters I
Lack Of
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command Appreciation
and the Naval Air Technical Training Center. In the midst of war and the preparation for war,

we are apt to forget some of the liner qualities of
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, USN
of and
oath allegiance being bound
life. Taking an
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
by the ties of our service, we are apt to become
Captain Arthur Gavin USN, I afflicted with what one man described as "the

Jacksonville Commandant.Naval Air Station 1t gimmies". So much is done for us that we expect
P more and more and lose sight of the fact that
Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), USN, t fAKgrMa' I there is something expected of us In return. Man

Commanding. S. Naval Hospital OfficerU. r .. rLs.wrv1 is not just so much muscle and bone. These are
'J important as we are thrown face to face with an
& Commander Edward E. Dolecek., USN .2 Jusr ABour I enemy which uses inhuman tactics. Yes, plenty of

Naval Commanding Air Gunner's Officer School strength is needed, and it ia well to prepare along
j those lines But we are given finer sensibilities
Lieut.. Col. Chester-r-awne.: USMC (Ret), the power to think reason, sympathize. The graceof
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer, I generosity is one which should not be neglected.An .
outstanding quality is that of appreciation. With
Commander R, D. Hleglns. DE-V (G), USNR. : all out "getting", it is well to avoid a lack of
Commanding Officer
Naval Air Technical Training Center preciation apf>
Our Bluejackets, Mar 1 n ,
Lleut Col. \Vllllam T. Evans USMC (Ret), WOW Waves, and officers, should be

Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer ready to show an appreciation for
home. This can be exhibited by
Commander Charles G, Shone, A-VG), USNR, letters. It can be shown in a
Commanding Officer
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Lee Field a' material way by making an allot-
t men where the folks need it. Another -

Commander Commanding WIlliam O.Officer Burch, USN', way of showing our appreciation -

Auxiliary Naval Air Station Cecil Field for our homes is in the
matter of marriage. No man has
The SAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service the right to take this'f'ry'
material. Re> ubiication of credited matter prohibited sacred step without consulting his
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without permission of CNS' War Department gas E.Time .
42nd St. N. Y. C parents. He shows his appreciation
of the fact that the mother
WA VE Writer Reviews War
and father have given him a good
Is Short Shrum
Capt. rearing by returning to them for
advice and counsel when it comes to taking a wife
The time is short. Prospects For The FutureWill I Men should remember that they carry a name froma

As a matter of fact you have only until family and that everything they do either reflect

Saturday to fulfill an obligation and to provide on that name or does honor to it.
for future security as well. Not Let Down Next GenerationBut I Men in the service should show an appreciation
;your
for the training given to them. This is true in

Of course we mean the investment of to The End for Our Ideals"The I building up their health, in acquiring technical
Fight
your money in War Savings Bonds. The Third knowledge In respecting discipline, and in recognizing -

\Var Loan Drive ends Saturday and if you next World War will be that the remuneration is ,ample to supply our

haven't done your share in our inevitable oughtJn 1940. It will be a war needs.
1------- walks of life. If
all
Take this into a person
and democracy
between -
victory by the purchase of a War Bond, ," dictatorship / does you a kindness, do not be Indifferent-be

don't you think you ought to take care of Thus a few years ago spoke I into a power with which he could grateful for your home, your service, your countryyes -
it at once? Emil Ludwig, eminent historianand seize the offensive from the of- and in great measure, for your God. Don'tbe
No could lende,'". ungrateful. Go a step further. Show your good
We're not going to give you lot of flowery philosopher. man
At this the manners by words and acts of appreciation.
I have spoken truer words. No soon- point treacherously
expressions and appeal to patriotism.
your er was the ink dry on the Armis- smiling eons of Banzai joined the
That has been overdone already. We know tice of the first World War than enemy Axis and on December 7,

that you as an American need no such ap- the would-be dictators of the world 1941 became the perpetrators of I Divine Services I

peal. We know what freedom means to you started their campaign of conquerIng the greatest mistake ever made bya
the peoples of the Universe. military force in the history of ... Avr..'.
because you've heard about all the people 1'rutrt.tant ( .prl: Muttin Head and UlrmiBgliain
; The move began slowly and secretly the world. For on that balmy 07JO-Holy Communion.
who have lost their freedom. -a club here-a Bund there- Sunday morning as the sun rose 0830 -Retiult Divine service

But speaking practically, as a business I few insidious lies-elaborately em- over a peaceful horizon and repre- IO-TJ'alnlnll'0910: -Sunday :School Center small Divine chapel nervlce l). ,
proposition don't honestly believe that broidered by the wily orators who sentatives from Japan sat in con- 1100-General DMne! er\lce.!
you
concocted them-poured into Innocent ference with the leaders of our nation -I 1845-\'eaper "eilreCatholic !.
.War Bonds are the safest investment in the naive ears, until entire nations the Japanese Navy bombed (harrl. : Mu"tln Rood and Birmingham Ave..e.06.10Maas. .

world ? It will be something you can dependon were entrapped by the "ism's" of and partially destroyed the United 0700-Mass.
when this war is won and you return to this-our present world. States Naval Base at Pearl Har- (utl0--Maas.:
Fascism Communism bor and that, in the vernacular, is OJ30-MaSl.,
Nazism- -
civilian life. For who knows what condi- 1100-Mass.
.flourished in what at one time were the thing that started the brawl. (ItrlMlan >rirnr S nir..: Mutt ill Stead and Hlrml.......
tions will be when peace comes again to this three of the greatest countries in Within a few short hours our President Avenue.
land of ours ? This I had declared a state of war 1100-Small rhapelJewlkli 1..
Europe. slow-working poison Centre.' : Muttla Reed sad Blrml..>am A akinall ..
So, if you haven't bought a Bond yet for seeped through these nations untilit existing between Japan and the ( thuprll.
had unsuspectingly enslaved all United States. Before many days 17 Sabbath service (Friday
the Third Loan Drive how about
runningover the babeto had passed the combined forces of 2000 Sabbath service lilda)).
to the Bond office right now. Its occupants eldest sire.from The maniacal youngest mon- the U S. Army, Navy and Marine 0810DeoUons5'aturdll lOUO-Dexotlons!' Sunday))')Cecil, Field

located in Building 39 and there are lot of sters wh
people there who will be more than glad to movements worshipped one God into battle against the warring
take of and one alone-POWER. Their forces of Europe. From Other Papers I
care you.
highest ambition their greatest How long this state of war mil
-.*---) 1 desire was to conquer and rule thennnerse exist no one knows but ue, the

The Axis StuttersIt through, brute force They younger generation of the world, "Only A Reserve"A
decreed that all nation would pay have vowed to fight to the bitter I
homage to them-that all humans end, and God willing, come out t'ic- young war-winning pallor, new to the Navy,
seems only ;yesterday that Nazi propo- would bow to their pettiest whim. torious. We have made a faithful I was introduced to a crusty old admiral in Washington -

gandists were having a great time ridiculing The ball of propaganda began so promise to ourselves and to each last summer. Feeling somewhat ab8.l3'/'ll,
the British for their "strategic withdrawals" secretly in the maelstrom follow- other that 20 or 30 years from now the neophyte remarked apologetically, "I'm only

and "according to plan" retreats. But today ing that last great fight for free- it will not be necessary to look our a reserve sir."
dom gathered momentum yearly sons and daughters in the eye and I The oldBait gave him a martinet stare, waggeda
it is entirely a different story. The Germans I until in 1939 it broke its bounds say, "We, your father and mother, finger at him and said, "Never use the word
are doing more than "withdrawing" in Russia and caused the reign of havoc and fought. the last war in order to 'only'.when you describe your status.! The U. S.

but they now have found a novel way in terror raging through the world to- make the world safe for you. n'" Navy, as such, never won a war. nor has the regular -
which to it to their I day. The Nazis who had so quietly failed and now it it up to i/ou" Army won one, except with the did of the Reserves -
express war-weary peo- conquered the people of Germany Never again do ue want to bring pressed into service from civil life. Always
ple. In announcing their continued disasteron I fared forth to reestablish the forth that old phrase "To you' remember this: You win our wars. We simply keen

.the Russian front, the Nazis are now territory of which they claimed the from failing hands, we throw the the guns clean during peacetime."

making this amazing comment, "our soldiers I "Vaterland" had been robbed In ; torch." Without freedom to live as -NAVAL AIR STATION NEWS, Anacostia, D. c.

retired without fighting." World War :-Czechoslovakia, Al .. we please our lives are worthlessso -- )
sace-Lorraine, the Ukraine terri- we will continue to fight and die
First
Americans
And what about the Japs. Not so long tories-all fell before their murderous until the scourge has been destroyed -

ago they were telling an anxious world that I' drive. Men and boys, women and the sword-snatched from Sailors glanced suspiciously at their coke, blinked

they would soon be dictating peace terms in and children were brutally murdered the enemy's hands-stands blade their eyes, and looked again An Indian Chief.
.Washington.. Now we are told that Tokyo is for defending their home and down in the soil forming the cross straight and proud, complete with gay-colored head
their happiness-for daring to defy of our Sat/iour-the symbol of freedom i feathers, beaded in loin-cloth, war paint, silver amu-
being evacuated and that the Japanese peo- the authority of the "Greater and life uhich those against lets and a tom-tom It was Chief Smiling Bear,
ple must prepare themselves for violent at- Race." However, like all murdererswho whom we are fighting hate tried so known to station personnel as Elmo Halahoya, one

tacks by the United Nations. find it easy to kill a second desperately to destroy. of Floyd Bennett's Civilian Policemen. Other members
Remember when House Painter Hitler time, they raged on and on- I When that day of victory arriveswe of his tribe were his wife Little Flower, his
for power-thirsty for will build from the ruins of to- nephew, Sun and his sister-in-law Blue
greedy Spinning !
screamed at the top of his lungs how every blood. + day a nation of peace and good Corn.
German would die for the Fatherland. Well fellowship and from that day hence York
For two long,heartbreaking yearsit -SKYSCRAPERS, USNAS, New
reports are coming in now, unconfirmed it is seemed that no mortal power the Golden Rule of the Lord shall
sailors could stop them. Then suddenly be established as a Universal Sign of StrengthA
true, but still reports, that German on they met with opposition on the motto- "DO YE UNTO OTHERSAS

three large battleships are sabatoging their East and the West. England, long I YE WOULD HAVE OTHERSDO gentleman is a sign of strength not weakness.

own vessels, that many more Nazi prisonersare hailed as the greatest monarchy on UNTO YOU." Toughness and courage do not go with bad mannersand

admitting a weariness of the war, and earth, awoke to the danger besieging -Barbara. Jean Strand, Sic a rough voice. The hero today is the man who
I .
that the German people are fed and them and pitched into the fight -- I can discipline himself. He respects those in auth-
up uith a dogged determination to Just Call Him Charlie l ority and respects the men under his command. To
Would welcome peace as soon as possible. preserve the life they had enjoyed FT. SILL, OKLA. (CNS) respect another is to respect yourself Through
These are only rumors, it is true, but it so long. On the other aide of the When clerks asked Pvt. Charles history is found the story of gentlemen. They were
seems likely that some of thorn will be continent that great little man of Juelich for his full name he tooka I present in the days when soldiers wore suits of
Russia, Josef Stalin, long condemned deep breath and-. Well, his armor. Their deeds stud the pages of
in the future. They are
verified sometime by the world at large as a name's Karl Werner Rudulf Sam- \ real fighting men, but still historY'Inre
the handwriting on the wall for the inevitable man to be feared and hated, led his uel Ben Jonas Israel Charles Cleve I fellow men. They were not loose about .

German collapse. great army against the combined Juelich. -TALE SPINNER, NAS, New Orleans.



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i, MAUREEN O'HARA.. LANA T-UR-N-ER--lfAJ} I


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By Contest Editor

T' She Wants Your Vote With the Jax Air News "Pin-Up Like Paulette?

Contest" only a week old, preliminary > '
rvYF' Z a voting indicated that Maureen :'F ?:

O'Hara, Lana Turner and Ginny
Simms would be strong contenders rt
for the title of "Jacksonville
II Naval Air Station's Favorite Pin- ; 11 ,

Up Girl." The winner may receivea ,
Is special invitation to visit this F

station and meet the men who be- "',"
c q 5 b ..+y r. stowed the honor upon her. : ;i..
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Other stars who are expectedto ,

show more strength as the con- '.: :;
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and Hedy LaMarr. There were '

Of .:; many others who received single t.
votes and their names will be
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found in the tabulation box below >'

I the picture of Paulette Goddardat
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.r.; This week was characterizedboth
by concentrated and scat-

tered voting. Several departments
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) two stars as their "Pin-Up Girl." .
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I I There Is no limit as to the nunii -
.J; ber of times!' you can vote In this'
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\ I the official contest ballot. You ran
I blf t vote; every week and write in the
\ name of any movie actress in the This gal needs no introduction,
h I ballot whether her name is Included but just to make it official we'll
on it or not. You can secure -I tell you that her name is Paulette
r extra ballots at Ship's Service Goddard. If you think that her
I or in the Public Relations Office visit here wouldn't exactly be a
Ridge 954, Room 221. waste of time, then you know whatto
I ... do. But, even if you don't vote
to favor Betty Grable, the Main for Paulette, be sure that you vote
I Station Personnel Office, Hedy La- for somebody. That Is the only
Marr and Maureen O'Hara, and way in which we can get a glamorous -
another unit whose name is not Hollywood beauty to come and
available Lana Turner. Other join us for a few days at this Air
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units and divisions in all prob- Station.
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within the next two or three weeks. Contest Tabulations

Many people, however, still
seemed to be under the impression 'Maureen O'Hara ............................20
: : that they could vote only once in 'II i, Lana Turner .. .........................,.......15I
\Fa I the entire contest. For that reason 'II I I Ginny Simms ................................10
who I'I Betty Grable .S
many wanted to vote didn't do

I so, holding off their ballots until Iledy LaMarr ................................ 4
they have had the opportunity to'I'Marie McDonald ............................ S
see all the pictures which will be i 1 Dona Drake .................................... 3
,> I published on this page. Erin O'Brien .................................. S
{ r I The rules of the contest that Betty Hutton ................................ S
are
>> l' I Alice Faye .................................._.. S
t week and
r a> .' a at' tiYou've you can 'ote'ery as I Rita Ilayworth ............................_ 1
often each week as can find an
.' I you i Carmen Miranda .................... ....... 1
official ballot Thee ballots will
'f' .1r' ? :. I be i Carole Landls ............................_ 1
.., printed in the Jax Air News
\ ,"'''.,.Dt ,&,. I week until the end of the : Joan Fontaine ..........................._... 1
I I every I, Olivia De Ha\lllund ................._... 1
seen her in a lot of movies although not quite in this pose. But we requested her picture and contest! on October 18 when a final Gypsy Rose Lee ............................ 1
this is what 20th Century-Fox sent us. Her name is Lynn Bart and she is one of the many candidates hoping tabulation will be held.
to become the Jacksonville Naval Air Station's "Favorite Pin-Up Girl." But remember you don't have to I So, remember, you can vote as I I ---
vote for her. You can write in the name of any other movie star who you would like to pay you a social I often as you like. If you don't The Chinese Flag!
visit right here on this station. It all depends on you, so let's go, mates. like to use the mails, collect all the I! China officially promulgated the
.. votes from unit or division design of her flag in 1826; a blue
----- -- --- ---- -- --- ------ your
and bring them up to the Public I dragon with a green head biting ata
tree about a quarter tif a mile
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.. Relations Office Administration red ball.
from the station on Roosevelt I
;:::> ,:; : Highway I Rumor has it that Annex (Bldg. 954, Room 221)) --.-

( someone ia using it a-a a meansto Someone will be on hand to accept .1 get, you can vote as often as you
meet the housing shortage in your votes with all the courtesy'< like.For
Jackson ctlle.It's becoming a disciple of Emily Post | the convenience of all Naval
( The pictured "Pin-Up girls" this personnel extra: ballots will b6
3naoicrngLamp1 week are Gene Tierney, Lynn : available at Ship's Service and in
I always been quite a problem Bail and Paulette Goddard. You i the Public Relations Office until
to out the sailor I
pick typical ,
: can vote for either one of them I i the contest ends. So, get behind
but when from
I a photographer or write in some other movie star's your la'orlt."PinUp Girl" and lo
,: -- | Mademoiselle magazine came to name whose picture does not your part in bringing/ her to the
4! C'tr. the station she had
:' ,.' .( :- .....:: no difficulty. adorn these pages. But don't for- I I Jacksonville Naval Air Station.
... -. .... Who do you think it was? Edmund
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Patrick Walsh, Y2c.SUGGESTION .
What About Her
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i' By Steve Kalagian Y2c
OF TilE WEEK -...... '''' .. ... .. ,
[ Conditions beyond our control 'warrant officer In the supply I Several men have suggested that ; ; : :. : ; ;.f <( ,.

r cut us down last week, mates and :1 corps He had l confused the supply I dancing/ classes' for sailors be held. a. J ,, ,,
' corps Insignia for that of a lieutenant And who do think they
: made us as insignificant as Ger- you recommended ,
back commander.When I j as Instructors Why, the s. .. ''.'..:;V'"v ,(
man victories ... but we're M' y P
again this week with more stories I WAVES, of course.Don't ."' ... ,,'' : .t:;:: A '>of t0

about our shipmates.A Ensign Rio Hood, a former : .\ ::'. : ,'j.r"
Chief Yeoman recently commissioned -
to vote for this
1 walked into the main station forget pin $.,.'... ,. '' _. ......
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, lieutenant (tjg) was hurriedly I up contest, mates The more l';'" 'ti<
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: walking toward the administration personnel office there were votes we get the better chance 4" :C Y o
building the other day when he I eight side boys waiting for him there is that a glamorous movie :
raw what looked like a Lieutenant while Chief Gagnon piped him star will pay a visit to this station ref : '
Commander coming towards him aboard ? Incidentally, Ensign So, keep those votes coming ; ,
himself to attention Hood has a brother in Texas who in. ,
stiffly
Bringing he saluted and was surprisedto was born on the same day he was I ..t .-}. -} .... ->> ,.

see the other officer hesitate -Oct. 26-only he's two years SMOKIES: you want to get :: ;;.k.. :;'::: > .lJ; y'

Then it dawned on him. The older. a good laugh, ask Seaman Mc- ':, 'f ',, 4"t" '.... ,'"
lieutenant I MYSTERY OF TilE WEEK I -, : :>. .t;>>'. #' \ "
wasn't ,
man he had saluted a Carty what he thinks about the ",;. ; >. ," ,-
commander at all, but a Who lives m that hou.ve up on a pinup contest Buying War .... .. '
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& mD0DOl1t3mQ0t301mm00v9DQODQDRm18D Its a good thing/ they .< :; ,
r ; Inserted that Navy Into "This Is ; .: ...
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= g The Army" or It might not have ">.>' .': ...' <<
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gone over so well In Jacksonville s.> .. "
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CONTEST ob .. There's no excuse!' for not getting .' : ... ,I-

a haircut anymore there ,. .
NAS PIN-UP GIRL am I are enough barber shops around "
g If any of you need any extra ballots -
Vote For One
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m v for the pin-up contest, come

=o Lynn Bari ......._............__............._.....__..._....._.........0. g up administration and see us In annex Public, room Relations 221 ,.

< Gene Tierney ....._...__....___...._......__.__._._......0 B Bl1 We might be able to help you out ,
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f 'J.1,. f: Paulette Goddard ...................._...........-.-.....-............. g musical, "This la The Navy" I
, DD D we can dream, can't we? Time I

=m (Write in name of any other)......................_._................ g SMOKING to rail a halt LAMP now OUT., and put the
Not bad, mates, is she? The name is Gene Tierney and she is under
= Mall to: : contract to 20th Century-Fox. All you can see now, of course, ia this
tI! Content Fxlltor, Jax: Air News Ell "Matthew: Walker" is the name picture But if you want her to come to this station in person, you can
o Box 2, NAS, Jacksonville, Fla.iaomtDGmmmmemotammmmmmeDBIm0Cmt7mmmmmmm06iiiGG6GGmfrm, g of a knot used to atop off the end start the ball rolling by marking an "x" after her name on the ballot-
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((1. Raiders Aim! For Second Victory Against MiamuY.! ,





8 Navy Ball TeamsIn Watch Fortier Go Four Games Slated Jax Trip Will t



iH, Scramble For ." 01 ....;.... )., Today In Officer Be First ForHurricanes .

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J : Station TitleFleet VI Volley Ball LoopFour


formations aplenty and not
this
are slated for
games
those of Uncle Sam's menofwarare
afternoon in the officers' volleyball By Carolti G. Anderson Y2o
disrupting the surface of the
York-
league which meets on the
main station pool this week and town avenue courts at1630. Opera The NATTC Air Raiders, who
will continue to do so for part of displayed good-opening game formIn
tions A meets A and R; Dispensarymeets.
:\ By Edmund Walsh Y2c I. next as eight Navy ball teams bat. Ordnance and Gunnery; vanquishing: Fort Banning will
Sideline speculators are tle for the Station championship. VOVCS takes on Operations B and face another potent foe in MiamiU
still just what kind I The top four teams in each Public Works battles Naval Hospital Saturday at Cadet Field. Game.
wondering
!1 league. Recruit Center, VM. Sea B. time is 10115.Publicity .
of material was available if man Guard and Boathouse, of the' In the league which got under releases out of Miami
the Air Station had sent a : American League and T 4, A and I way a few weeks ago with only the announce that the Hurricanes who
football team into the grid R, Marine Guard and Ordnance and fanfare of creaking joints and the will be making: their first invasionof
iron scramble this fall. The Gunnery of the National League i flapping of flabby muscles Opera- Jacksonville in history are a
are pairing off in the Shaughnessy I tions A and Operations B are tied heavy inexperienced' outfit with
answer is here presented playoffs. 1, for the lead.Operations. plenty of class in the backfield
along with the informationthat Games today have Ordnance and I A, apparently the In Walter Watt the Hurricanes
every man on the starting Gunnery meeting Seaman Guard at strongest entry in the race, has its possess a halfback built along the.

eleven was outstanding in 1330_; _Recruit__ u Center_ ___opposing_____ 1* 1r I eye not only on the league title but speed lines of Lamar Davis. He
college ball. Five were All- I STANDINGSAmerican also on the 15 points awarded the weighs 180 pounds and Is poison
I winner which would give them a on end sweeps where his speed can
Americans. Four played professional lA's.!tut"W l j substantial margin in the race for be beat put Into play. Pass receiving

football. . . . L : the Admiral's Cup. is another of Watt's accom
Recruit Center . 9 0 ?AF
Here' the lineup| : Gene' Good- VM . . .. .. .. . .. . ..at w i Team Threaten Operation plishments.
reault. Boston College, and OwenKeeves Seaman Guard .. . ... . 6 :2 :. ,J.a.Ji I Before the season ends however Kuzomberka Beat' Bark
Auburn, ends; Olie Boathouse . .. .... ... .. .. 8 3Ships : the Operations crew will get hot Eddie Ruzomberka i
Stole .. .. .. .. .. . 3 3 blocking
White, Texas Christian, and John T 1. . . . . . .. . 4 4 Here's trouble for the Miami I competition from_such teams as back and signal caller. Is Miami's
Janusa. Boston College, tackle; Main Dispensary .. .. . 3 6 University Hurricanes, who play best all-round back In the estimation .
Rub Tennessee, and Hospital . . . .. . 2 6 in the of Standings
Sufferlilge here Saturday of Fred Frink. Raiders
Xl . . . . . .. .. 1 8 person w' J. Capt.
Jim Brutz Notre Dame, guard! ; Fire! Department .. . . 1 8 Don Fortier who alternates at left (Operaions A ................................ It 0 coach, who is cognizant of Ruzom-
Cluie Mo..her. U. of Louls\llle, National LeagueT4 halfback with Gus Letchas. A VOVt'oI ._ ...........................-........... Ii 0Opfrlltlon. berka's ability.
renter; George Faust. Minnesota, .. . . . . . . .9 0 freshman at Tulane last season, R _.._........................ 4 Watt's running mate will be
or Harold Stebblns, .'It t. quarterback A and R . .. ... .. .. . 7 1 this speedster was one of the Ilepensarr' ..... .......... 6 1 Arnold Tucker, all-southern halfback *
Marine Guard . . .. .. 6 2 Ordnance and Ilunnery-.......... 3 1
; Le Stanrz>'k, Columbia Ordnance and Gunnery! .. ... 6 3 Green Wave's most promising Public He-Ia tlon. ..............._....... Z :3 a year ago at Miami high
left half,; Forrest t-.h..Vltkl. VOVCS . . ... .. .. .... 44 I backs. Last week against Ft. Ben Naval Hn..pltal A...................... Z :3 school. Tucker kicks passes and
Michigan, right half; and Gf'orf'lkn"HI. Dock Ferries .. .. .. ... .. 3 4 ning. he took Army punts for 37 1'1111111' work. .... ....................... 1 4 runs and is unusually fast afoot.
VPB 2 (12) . . .. .. .... . 2 5 ., and R ........................................ I 4
Northwestern fullback. VPB 2 tl) . .... ... .2 6 and 30 yards in two returns. His Naval Ho.pltal H...................... II 6 Other backs who can be thrown
VTB . . .. . .. . .. 2 61 average from scrimmage was 4.3 S.\O't'1' .................................... 0 6vi'B Into the fray to give the Hurricanes -
Credit Is due the NATTC for Air \\'ing. . . . . 0 9 in 8 times carrying the ball. Z OTU 1 .............................. 0 j 6 adequate reserve strengthare
the fine manner in which it Jim Leavitt, Paul and Ameido
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staged Us opening game Ith the I Boathouse at 1400; T 4 coming up !I II Vo-VCS, Operations B, Dispensaryand Salvatore not brothers and Bill
Ft. Benning team. Navy personnel I against A and R, at 1530; and Lt. Walter Liddell! Was Public Relations all known Eisnor.
not only enjoyed the outcomeof I VM tangling with Marine Guard (jg) quantities. There are a number of Leon Schultz Morris Klein, Jim
the' game but also all the ', at 1615. Swim Star At U. of FloridaLt. other teams in the Vague which I Leavitt and Harold Schuler are
extra color of bands, cheer leaden Recruit Center It Undefeated I may improve and challenge the able linemen for the magic city
and *+t forth which went to Recruit Center paced by Joe (0'I Walter Liddel' !, of the leaders. gridders.
make the afternoon at Cadet English, Bill Wainwright and Gasper I Recruit Center was captain of I Changing personnel strengthenedone I Miami Coach Scouted NATTC
Field a tery pleasant one. ''I Vaccaro swept through to an the swimming team at the University I team during the week and Miami will have had the advantage .
undefeated season in the American' of Florida in 1939.: He was weakened another Lieut. Jack of scouting the Raiders as
The Memphis NATTC football I, league while T 4 came through at Florida while the Gator swimming i I Kaufman left the VOVCS squadron Coach Eddie Dunn was in the
team which had adopted the I with flying colors in the National ,, team vas going through one i I to weaken that team, while Lt. press box at the Fort Benning
Memphis Blues as its song must I league. Johnny Shevlin Jack' of its undefeated. seasons. I (U&) William Nichols, and Lt. (jg) game and likely spotted Raider
have: had a premonition of things i' Parker and Burdette Townsend I II Also a star water polo player in Don Cross former star third baseman weaknesses that his Hurricanes
to come. Last week the high I were three stars for T 4. I school he has turned his talentsfor I on the Station nine, joined the will concentrate on Saturday.On .
geared Service eleven coached by I I Recruit Center went through the this game into coachin:: how fast improving Public Relationscrew. the other hand the Raiderswill
Lieut. Denny Meyers came to season unscored on while T 4 came ever and is piloting the Recruit I I have had the benefit of play-
grief, without having played a II f down to its last game before A'I' Center's fine team. In games last Tuesday, Opera ing a game and Miami is as yet
game. I and R notched two goals through'I II i _*i g) tions A breezed to two victoriesover I untested. Tackling and signal
An order from the Navy Department j I its previously impregnable de I'I Ordnance and Gunnery 21io calling the Raiders weakest de.
in Washington stated that', fenses. L. F. Hennes and J. C. 6 and 21 to 5. Lieut. James McCoy partments against Fort Benning,
plans for playing home games in :'Salisbury of A and R got the Major LeaguesNational Lt. (jgi I William Stark ably will come in for plenty of attentionthis

Memphis' Crump Stadium would'::1 goal '. week.
I League ( .ti..ed <) Pace S te
have: to be cancelled and that Standouts in the leagues during Bradley Davis, who starred. a
games would have to be playedon 1 closing games were C. T. Schoene- w L Pet. blocker and runner, in the openerwas
NATTC grounds. I I ('.timed O. r.Cf Seven St. Louis ..100 49 .871 McAfee Passes On Idea the only casualty. He suffered I
------- ----- --- Cincinnati 84 65 .561
That meant civilians would be I a severe charley horse in
80 71 .530 To Michigan SophomoreGeorge
barred from the games and threw j Cecil Field Officer Pittsburgh throwing one of the game's best
78 70 .527
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the whole schedule into confusion. I Scores Hole-ln-One Chicago Brooklyn 71 77 .480 McAfee the Air Station'sscoring blocks and is likely to be sidelinedfor
The Football Association Miami.
Memphis
star last season is not
Boston 66 81 .449
organization of business men had I I Lieut. James T. Crawford, of Philadelphia 62 89 .411 i playing football this season but at Bob Yanke. former John Carroll
underwritten expenses and had an Squadron VSB OTU (11)), at Cecil'I '', New York 55 94 .369 I the University of Michigan he star will spell Davis at wingback
advance sale of 515,000 worth of i I Field entered golf's hall of fame I has sold the idea of wearing low in the event the latter is out. He
tickets making it possible for the when he notched a hole-in-one last American LeagueNew I cut gridiron boots to Bob Nuss- is a smooth runner who averaged
Nary to bring to Memphis for Saturday on the 140 yard sixth York 91 54 .635 baumer Wolverine sophomore.The 3.2 yards per try against Fort
Navy and civilians the outstanding hole at the Hyde Park course in Washington 82 67 .5:>0 I former Duke and Chicago Benning.
teams now on the schedule. Jacksonville Lieut. Crawford per- Cleveland 79 69 .531 Bear star who is credited with It was Gus Letchas phenomenal
What will happen now Is not formed his feat with a mashie nib- Chicago( 73 71 .523 I being the first to wear the oxford quick-kicking/ Don Foi. tier's
definite Whether the NATTC Detroit 71 76 .493 style shoes, did all right by young punt returns that put Fort Ben
will undertake to guarantee the lick.Lieut.. Crawford was playing Ina St. Louis 71 77 .ISO : Bob too for he scampered to two I fling in the hole during the first
incoming t..am.ht"th..r the threesome with Mrs. Crawford Boston 68 81 ..4MI I touchdowns in Michigan's march I half. Good blocking aided Letchas,
Mtieilule will lute to he cancelled and another officer. I I Philadelphia 48 100 .321 : over Western' Michigan last week. Fortler and Bradley Davis in mak-
or whether the Navy I>e- I
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order will he .
iarlment changedare
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|w.ssible motes. That theNavy I Recruit Center Navy Ball Team Wins League Title I

changer Department seems unlikely.order will be NAS Fight Winner'sPrizes

"Band," glue out on thus

'Memphis Blues'." % Assured

Gus LetchaN the fair haired t
boy of the Air Raiders football Billy Reed, Y2c. who will feature
tram, ling deep Into his bag of the first Naval Air Station boxing
football tricks last week and Sl tournament on his Victory
CMiiie out with beautiful demon- Smokers 22 and 29 Oct. and 7 and f
rations of the quick kick and tr' r .11 Nov told the Jax Air News yes..
the past interception. r I'f'II terday that Golden Gloves had definitely
Three times Ft. Benning was II r been made available CLJ
deep in Navy territory and prizes for the winners of the fights I
three limes Letcha booted the Silver Gloves will be awarded the

ball on quick kicks, once for 73 runners up.Interest .
yard, once for 65 yards and once in the fights has been
frK ftrt yards. On three other displayed mostly on main station.
occasion he Intercepted Army Lt. i passe once to atop Bennlng'agnalwani a ar charge of boxing on main station,
drive. rI would like to have more entries
In Ietchas, Capt. Frink has from the Training Center from
< ne of the finest backs playing Lee and Cecil Fields and from the.
Service football this season. Naval Air Gunners school.
Fighters may train at their con
WING TIPS Billy Hillen- venience as long as they sign upa
brand. Indiana's 1942 All American I ; week before the fights. Entry
halfback: is now an Army blanks are available at Main Station .
trainee at Ohio State university Boxing arena in back of Bldg.
Specialist Ben Cohen who 912, Jax Air News office. Adms.
helped Lt. jg) Al Mann with the I The amazing Recruit Center Navy ball team which breezed through to the title in the American league. Annex. Bldg., Physical Training
Lee Field boxing team last season, I won nine straight games and'was undefeated and unscored on Piloted by Lieut Henry Moseley and Lt. Office Bldg. 728, or Welfare office,
is in training at the Physical Instructors i jg t Walter Lidd lI. the Recruit Center is one of the favorites to cop the Station title tn playoffs whichare Bldg.: 951.
school. Bainbridge Md. now underway. Pictured here I. to r. front row are: Johnny Newton. S2r, Ben Sears, S2c John For the convenience of fighters
He writes that the school: is "the Jordon, Sic Henry Benjamin, S2c Brigham Young, Cox, Smiley Wad-sworth, Cox., and Gasper Vaccaro, at outlying fields an entry blank &
tHih8t I've ever run Into." S2c; Back Row 1. to r.. Lt. Jjg) LicUell. James Johnson S2c, Milton Oliver S2c George Chitty, S2c, will be published in next week's V
Continuta o. race 8eve William Wainwright, S2c, Jofcph English, S2c, Jack Griffin, S2c, and Tommy Gulledge, S2c. Jax Air News.

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Com.Referee DempseyTo Fights OdoriferousThis Supply Officer Is Double Duty For Uncle Sam- ,,s '



) In Jax TonightLieut. la morning the wee little while small Incident hours you happened the probably other Seldom A Hero But .


Comdr. Jack Dempsey were asleep.

former world champion heavy- The Officer of the Day at His Job Is Vital"I

weight fighter and now in chargeof Main Side paused for a moment

combat conditioning for the from his many troubles to receive -

United States Coast Guard, will a report that a skunk had don't remember ever hearing

appear as referee and master of been "slain, apparently by a passing of a Supply Officer receiving any
ceremonies at a boxing card at the motorist on Albermarle aenne. -
.. medals or being hailed as a hero I I
Jacksonville baseball park tonightat I
7:30 p.m. The occasion will be With a fiendish gleam In hU for succeeding in his job, but the I
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the climax of the third war loan eye the OOD Lleut Thomas \V. Supply Officer who falls to do his I I z.

drive here. Crouch called the Public Works job thoroughly is going to be over
Admission to the park will be duty officer. with the following whelmed by complaints from a I

solely through the purchase of results: dozen directions at once" said I

war bonds and stamps. The scale OOD: I wish to report a dead. Captain Arthur Gavin, commandant ] b
runs from a $1000 bond for front skunk on Albermarle avenue at in speaking to 30 graduates q .k

row ringside seats to a $25 bondor Muslin"' road.. of the Aviation Supply Officers,

$5 in war saving stamps for PW DUTY OFF Humph! School in building 610 on this Station ->

general admission. I You're certain that "skunk's, Wednesday morning. 'j
Dado to Card name wasn't Crouch?
Fight on "
"These facts, said Capt. Gavin 4
Among the fighters who will "1 wlnh I could be bright like.
"should not in the least discourageyou. '
Dado former that so early In the 'I
appear are Speedy a morning They should inspire you.
world's flyweight champion who groaned the' OOD In his best They clearly illustrate the importance I It's a grand and glorious feeling in the Interim and Overhaul branch

grabbed the crown by knockingout South Carolina drawl. of first class Supply Officersout of Assembly and Repair when the time comes to pass out the War

Baby Fernandez in 1935 and where the fighting- is being Bonds Interim and Overhaul is justly proud of its excellent record in

Charlie Rich, undefeated St. Au- and Lt. (jg) Robert Erwin downed done. Without officers in your bond-buying

gustine Coast Guard champion. Public Works 21 to 6 and' 21 to job with foresight, intelligence In this picture, Miss Irene F. Cadenhead, third from left, Is distributing

In addition to the action in the 13. Lieut. Comdr William and an infinite capacity for getting bonds to Elmer J. Kaczor, AM3c, left; M. W. Terkhurst, quarter
ring the audience will be treatedto Gordon a job done nobody else can I master, second from left, and Miss Rosemary F. Cameron, right.
a special program prepared by individual big wig in the Public get very far with the vital job of | Selling the bonds is one of Terkhurst's Jobs in I & O. Only one man

the NATTC 40 piece band and a Works offensive, was missing from soundly thrashing our enemies there is not buying bonds at this writing, and his excuse is quite valid.
series of glee club numbers by the this will make it 100 cent in
the contest but it is doubtful if "There are literally thousandsof However Terkhurst hopes man help per
Coast Guard male chorus.
Public Relations could have been' little parts to the planes alone, the near future.
--'- Interim and Overhaul's own War Bond average, as far as participation
without which the
stopped even if he were present. any single one about cent "We have the
is concerned, is 99.5 per
Sinkwich and T Formation plane cannot take to the air. It I of personnel
Brightest stars in the opening is your job to see that you always highest subscription of any department in A & K," Mr. Terkhurst said.

Will Add Color To Lions weeks of play have been Lieut. have a sufficient supply of every I

Gus Dorais, the Detroit Lion's Jack Kaufmann VOVCS Lieut. one of these parts-from fuselage From

new football head, has more in the William Knight, public Works, En- wings propellers to the I Apprentice ,
most minute of wire. It is : .
way of novelty than All :American sign Carlton F. Thomas Naval piece ,
Frankie Sinkwich to throw into your job to be sure that it can I II Seaman To EnsignIn
the professional football race. He ospital A, Ensign John A. Wilson, never be'aald that a single plane II I I

has installed a three way offen- and Ensign Lee T. McHugh, Opera- remained idle on the flight deck At St Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville 8 Hard JumpsA

elve which features the T formation tions. when it was sorely needed in the '. Florida David Adam
CM2c and Mr William
Notre Dame box and short Other polished performers have air above because! the necessary a daughter' Janice Diane born Satuida -
punt formation. been: Lt. (jg) Arnold Petter and parts', maybe only a little bolt or \. .Ptiu 18 sailor's dream has come true.

-----iiI- Lt. (Jg) Denton Woodward, Operations screw, were not aboard ship. I Lieut' Mrs John Lanl.P born Selfert' Satur-' a Step by step, Reo Mathis Hood
I' daughter' Jacqueline
Johnson Names Hubbell B; Lt. (jg) William Tenzer "Sometimes one plane on deck day S. 18 has inched up the Navy ladder"
Sy Public Works; Lt. (jg) Nichols and instead of in the air can leave a *2c and Mm. Chester' Platt Jr" a
to
from apprentice seaman! an
Lt. (jg) Bartlett Public Relations gap in the aerial umbrella which son, Cheater, III born Saturday, Sept. an
and
Dean As Pitchers ;
Top bomber to ensign The Personnel Office'swell
will permit an
Lieut. Ben Morton Dispensary; enemy 18.AM2c and Mrs. John J. Goss. a
Shipmates in Co. 1088 at the and Ensign Sullivan, VTB. sneak through and deliver a mor- daughter Mary Jo Ann born Satur- known chief yeoman was com .

Great Lakes Naval Training Sta- -'. fr--M tal blow to your carrier. day. Sept' 18. missioned last week. He has been
Y2c and Mrs El well' Langdale a son
... tion are Silas "Sy" Johnson for- "In basic economic courses all Wayne Kenneth. Monday, Sept. 2. on duty here since December of
mer National league pitcher and The of you probably studied as long PR2c and Mis. Lazane Garland
Sumner "Buzz" Runway Black a son, Franklin Lazane', born
Farison formerly school
; ago as your high days, you 20AMM3c 1940.Hood
on the Chicago Bears professional c......e4 ,,._ page Bis. have been impressed by the law I Monday Sept.and Mrs. Lynn Woodrow came up the hard way. He

,. football team. Asked to name the Look for the Naval Training Sta- of supply and demand. The same Wilson a daughter, born; Monday, entered the Navy in May 1935
best two national league hurlers of law holds forth only more so, in I Se : .
tion Bainbridge, Md, to have a Glut Musician and Mrs Alfred' Edward when he was fresh out of Slaton
the last 15 years, Johnson singledout good season. Paced by Bill deCor- war. The supply must exceed the I Schelntledt. a son Edward Nell (Texas) high school. He served
Dizzy Dean and Carl Hubbell revont, one time Northwestern demand when you are waging war, born Monday Sept..roFultft
:
S2c and Mrs. Moblev.. a aboard the U.S.S. CHESTER, a.
--' a 1 for a reserve must exist to meet I
University star the Navy won its son Cecil Fulton Jr, born Tuesday !
8 Navy Ball TeamsIn first game 9 to 0 from the highly any unforseen setback I Sept. 21.BM2c cruiser, until 1939 and spent 18
"As I said concluded and Mrs. Cobs H. Carter a the U.S.S.
regarded Camp LeJeune Marines before I[ months at sea on
Coba Howard, jr., born Tuesday,
Scramble For Title Sgt. Don Plato, who playedfor Captain Gavin, "the jobs ahead for. son.Sept' 21 DAVIS, a destroyer.

(..ii...d },... lags Six: the Air Station last fall is most of you will not be easy. You I Sic arid; Mrs. Robert A. McDowell' .*, Slowly but surely, the Texan
man, Seaman Guard who scored coach of the Ward Island Marines should be proud of the responsibility -I 21.son, Lewis Aaron, born Tuesday' Sept.' advanced from apprentice warnsn

twice in his team's 3 to 0 win Corpus Christi, Texas .. Two college the Navy Is placing on your I Lieut and Mrs. William Biehm a I to seaman second then seaman

over T 1, Dave Hiles, who counted elevens to watch this season shoulders, and you should strive son William Wesley, born Tuesday first. Hood became a yeoman

five goals in Marine Guard's 5 to are Southwestern La. Institute always to be worthy of that re I Sept.'Sic 21.and Mrs Lee Crews a daughter third class, a Y2c, Ylc. then a

O win over VPB 2, unit 1 and C. F. and Southwestern university in sponsibility."To Regina' Margurlte', born Tuesday Chief Yeoman and now he's a
Texas! which are loaded with Navystars each of you, I wish Godspeed 21. "mustang".
Raban and D. H Cook of the lie
and Mrs Willis Umble a daughter -
from major southwestern and good luck!
Boa thou st'. who got two goals to I .. born Wednesday. Sept.' :22 a jfr-
universities.
help their team beat Main Dispensary / ------ SF3c and Mrs Marvin Drake a
in which went into Contest Winners Will daughter. born Wednesday Sept. 22,
a game I Lieut and Mis Walter H Soehner Station Picture
three overtimes. I Walter }Frederick born Thurs
Hear a son
Another high scoring performance YetThe Receive $5 In War Stamps dat3cPid 23 I
Mis William Kewsome. a Albums For SaleA
was turned in by F. J. ContiiiMfH. fromBki2c page ..e daughter, Doris Jean' born Thursday
"Blocker" Mara of VOVCS. who following statement was :3402A Ellyson'! Street; J. L. Sept. 23.
Cot through with four goals in hlateam' issued by Intelligence on this Higbee, ACMM 3405A Ellyson Arhmic and Mrs Ralph Fairbanks a neat leather bound picture album ;
born Thursday
7 to 2 win over VTB. Joe Station with the request that it Street; R. R. Bonser CY 3638A son.Sept. Elmer 23. Dewayne I showing many picturesque I

Thibault. J. J. Dooley Marine be published in the JAX AIR- Irwin Street; G. H. Tharp, ACMM, S K2f and M.... JamH.F. Holsonback, I scenes of activities at the Jacksonville -
Guard. O. N. Griffin Dispensary, NEWS. Anyone able to comply 3725A Craven Street; J. r, Cal- a son, James Lee", born Thursday" Sept.' Naval Air Station, is on

:Allen' Hogan and Bob :Meyers X 1, should take Immediate steps to houn, Splc, 3109B Barr Ave., and 23.Y2c and Mrs Mrikay Soud, a son sale at Ship's Service.

were other scintillating perform- do so inasmuch as it may prove C T. Thompson, AMMlr', 3112A born Thuisday. Sept. 23.PhMlc The album costs 47c.
Charles" Utter a Since cameras are forbidden on
era, valuable in action against the Barr Ave. and Mr.
daughter. Judith Annette born Thursday the Station the album provides'
-- --- JL -- enemy. Seven winners in the NAS Housing Sept 23
with the
Raiders Clash With Miami U. "In keeping' with the change Project, each of whom will Rd2c and Mrs Edward Haller.' a Navy men and women
daughter. June Catherine born Thursday only partially complete set of pictures -
from defensive to offensive also receive $5 in War Bond

, l In Game Here Saturday operations of our military stamps', were announced as follows Sept.--23.Commercial.-' -- of the Station suitable available. to .
forces, the Office of Naval Intelligence : H. D. Cromer CRM 1443B The albums are Rifts: t'.
.
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Cnt I F Page Six
I <<< Bulletins send home.
Washington, D. C., Child Street; T. A. P. Frebelkorn, .
! ing good yardage. In all, six Raider -
desires to accumulate --- -
informa- AMM2c. 1247A Hancock Street; A. Wanted
backs averaged 4.6 yard per tion of value regarding all for- J, Zimmerman Sclc, 1244B Han- Furnished' or unfurnished arrt>ir"'n'

try by rushing. eign countries with particular cock Street; F. N. Upton ACOM, with kitchen equipment. Call 3-187OJ Ruth Mathews Will '}
Passing' may be stressed! : by surer S p. m.
emphasis being placed on potential 1242B Hancock StreetV.; F.
Capt. Frink and his aides in practice For Sale
combat areas.' Ward ACM 1223A Hancock St. '
,
as the Raiders threw only five Specifically, the information T. L. Cox ACMM 1223B Hancock -; Living room, hedioom and kitchen Take Part In I
B. Play
1231
passes completed only one and had fuinltuie.' K. W. Moltham. \
two With throwers desired consists of two types, St.; G. Daigle ACOM, 1144B, I 1 la root'k. N.A.S.
intercepted. photographs and factual mate Allegheny Road. Sailors white and blues J. F. Tios-
like Letchas and Dominic San-
rial. Factual material would per Tel. fc517.Plane: Ruth Mathews New York guest '
Honorable mention W.
2.ot.ta and receiver of the caliberof : '
a R.I I --- -- -
include Information regarding' star will arrive in Jacksonville ,
Bill Borcher. the Raiders shouldbe Dooley, ACM. 1321 Randolph .;
non-military industries which Oct. 7. to join the cast of the '
able to unleash a better passing L. A. Poucher AMM2c, 1343B Is .'
offensive. have been diverted to militaryuse Randolph St; J. H. E. Aubin, Insignia Little Theatre production of the
i ., beaches and landmarks, the I hit farce, "Personal Appearance,"
(
CRM, 1244A, Hancock St.; G S. i j
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type of terrain, a description of Quimby CCM. 1247B. Hancock which will open the season on '

Four Games Slated TodayIn I the beaches in detail at high, St.; C. Thornton, AM2c, 1246A. i Changed Again i the Southside the week of Oct. 18'A'.,

low medium, and extreme! tides Hancock St; W. C. Sims, ACMM, it has been announced by Maicella ,
Officer Volleyball Loop type of bottom description and 1214A, Hancock St. Grab jour brushes, painters, Cisney director. '\ )11:
of bouldersand here we go again Miss :Mathews will portray the
(_U..tI Fr.m !'.(. Six height escarpments, Winners of in War Bond
supported by Lt. (Jg) Alex Kroll other physical! obstructions; stamps in the Cecil$5 Field Housing The War Department has announced role of a glamorous movie star .1 t
and Ensigns John Wilson and Lee machinery in tepalr shops, power that the new insignia for I who becomes entangled with a I
C. B.
Project were: Boatwright, United States military planes: is handsome station j
McHugh worked through Comdr. plants, 'etc., in those areas young filling ,
CCSfd, 134A; L. E. McBrayer, not what it wants. The red rectangular Jack Cummins --. {
.Miller's: Ordnance and Gunnery which may be invaded; purports, owner played by ;;
ACMM HUB.
,boys to clinch the match. seaplane bases, etc. border which was recently a petty officer now stationed here :
VOVCS swept by Dispensarywith "It also includes spot political Lee Field Housing Project winners placed around the planes' in- She has appeared in the lead in '," 1

duplicate 21 to 6 victories. information. The .fpuntries likewise rewarded with $::5 signia will be repainted blue.It "Personal Appearance" in a num'i,
Lieut. Jack Kaufman Lt. Comdr. and areas of primary interest 'in War Bond stamps, were: R. T. was explained the red border her of leading summer stock the 1 .

Harry Barton and Lieut. Ken Dus- are J pan. Japanese occupied. Cantrell, SC2c ]07", and W. A. caught at a flash in air action I atres, and has been featured in the .' I

tin were stars for the winners. En- territory Pacific islands in the Rice, Jr.. AMM2cv.128A.] sometimes resembled" the Japanese theatre since she was a child actress ;:'

sign John Anderson stood out for combat zone and the Balkans.All Judges: of the content were : insignia. in musical comedy.

the losers. pet'tinntl. naval and civilian, Captain Arthur Gavin, commandant -- -- -- I Miss Mathews played profession-

Public Relations ]ni| ro\r. of Uw; Naval Air Station or of the Station Captain H. G. Story Of Raincheck Told I ally in "Personal Appearance" ,
Public Relations displaying a Auxiliary stations who have any Kinnard, Mayor John Alsop of I under the direction of Marctlla
finely coordinated team attack such information arc muiested Jacksonville, Jack Kavanuugh, I Abner Powell 83 years old, originator Cisney now dnector of the Little

built around Lt.
chriest Lt. (Og) Stanley Culp, Lt. Intelligence: Officer at extension Naval .. .!fairs, and Jack Simmons, :says lie fathered the idea 54 years; by Mrs. Cisney when the fast

- (jg) Don Cross, Lt. (jg) William 481" of thewackeonville Park Commission .ago:: to sine his New Orleans club rowdy and risque farce opens the

Nichols!'!, Lt. (jg) Marcus Bartlett .thorn bankruptcy. lif'oon' here ,
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JAX AIR NEWS
September 30 1943
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': NoRoomOnCarrier Only The Best Pilots Navy's New Life SM It's Strictly Rubber Shortage

Become Oddest Pilots A Military Secretone -


Deck For Errors InPilot's Only the best pilots become the Jacket Material evening while on leave a Problem Solved -

flyer off a carrier was at a party
oldest pilots, and the Navy wantsits I where a particularly inquisitive

Judgment"Jacksonville men to become the oldest pilots, I Fire Resistant civilian kept asking him one ques- By Navy Experts

sard the lion Artemus Gates, As- tion after another which was
is where the pilots strictly secret stuff. Finally he
sistant Secretary of the for
first learn that a carrier deck can- Navy j Plastic-Impregnated Fabric asked how fast airplane carriers Within six months after its inception -
not be stretched to make up for Air, while addressing a graduatingclass could go and he was surprised to in early February, the ON
at Pre-Flight School a short Now In Use Repels Both have the flyer reply: fire of the Navy Rubber Directorhas

!William while ago. Flames And Water; I Knapsack "Sorry, I can't tell you.Ve nearly completed the swing
i tion expert, in the October issue of the don't even know ourselves!" from crude natural rubber to
Complimenting cadets he
Is
t 4'SI made on a field marked to carrier said, "I am very glad we are not I civilian. "You fellows don't know ? In a report issued last week

I scale. These are difficult maneuvers playing on opposite teams. In war Life jackets which help preservethe Who does then?" from the office of Arthur M. Hill,
today there is I wearer's life in the water and "Nobody," chuckled the Rubber
( because the headwind supplied no room for the aviator. Navy Director, detailed
I by a carrier's speed cannot be provided dreamer type of flier. Only the also help to protect him from the I "You see, we haven't really let progress of the effort to make
." toughest and most alert becomethe fire hazards of battle have become 'em out yet. All we've asked our the Navy completely independentof

Lieutenant David R. Berry, now best pilots, and only the best part of the standard equipment for I carriers so far is to keep up with natural rubber supplies is listed.
I pilots become the oldest U. S. Navy men at sea. the planes." Gas mask
In the ground school at Cecil Field, pilots. The production has been
and the holder of three Navy I j Navy wants you to become the oldest Latest developments in the de- _"'t! __ I changed to such an extent: that'
I Crosses for distinguished service in pilots." sign of Navy life-saving and I all masha made after September

action, with whom Pickens flew, I _. equipment include a plastic-im- Water Confidence 1. 1913 ul'.l be entirely synthetic
; comes in for considerable comment I prcgnated fabric which is both I i .ravy rubber-jacketed'

; in the article prepared by the noted Sinking Ship Is flame-repellent and water-resist- i rabies will be protected entirely
4 .writer. I ent. l-ls Life Insurance by synthetics: a fu'l month
"Lieutenant Dave Berry" he The standard Navy life Jacket earlier. a.

i writes, "one of the many veteransof Nothing To Get and its newest variation, the knapsack i To Sailors At Approximately: 75 per cent of the
Pacific combat brought back to'' Jacket, which was developedfrom SeaI Navy's mechanical goods require

( this country for instructor duty, Excited About? I combat reports and tested If you would be ideally equipped I I ments will use synthetic rubber by
I admits that students at Jackson- under battle conditions by ships on to abandon what should I Sept. 1, and submarine storage
ship
ville's Cecil Field active duty in war zones, are being I you battery Jars, at
I frequently outShine The naval battle off the Koman- have with you? I present a mixtureof
i ,i manufactured of the new fabric,
half
their teachers In the crude and half synthetic
dorskl
Islands last Lieut. Commander William i
C.
March was not-
.,I which is also used to cover the rubber
landings because the young able in several Chambliss will be entire synthetic by
involuntary absentee
respects. It
was
get more of this kind of practice. I one of the longest naval kapok pads in both types of jacket.A from the aircraft carrier Wasp, early September.Tires .
engagements 1
"The day I flew the course with 1! in this war, lasting for about new heat-sealing process pro- says that "you'll have a better for the Navy's smaller
Berry, he got two 'cuts' and one tects the pad covers and their passenger cars, jeeps and trucks
hours. chance in
4la In it as U. S. force of I surviving the rigors of
'wave off.' A few others in the 1 buoyant contents for long life, in have been converted entirely, and
I one: abandoning if
heavy cruiser, two light cruis- ship your going
squadron which Berry led that the water or out. highly successful tests have been
ers and four destroyers clashed I away equipment includes a pairof
day also got 'wave offs.' One was [ And, since last November the recorded Tubes from syntheticare
with knife and
a vastly superior Jap force of I gloves, a a pencil ,
a pilot Just returned from the | standard life jacket has been made likewise proving satisfactory,
two heavy cruisers, two light and flashlight, but unless these items I
Solomons.. Yet, when the pilots!! j six destroyers. After our only with a strong webbing belt carry- happen to be on your person when I but there is some difficulty in the

gathered in the hangar none of heavy cruiser was virtually incapacitated ing a hook, so the wearer can the 'Abandon Ship' goes .on the : change to synthetics for the larger

them taunted: 'Johnny Zero got a | our destroyers did the : fasten himself to a line to be bull horn or bugle, you're not advised I truck tires. Late tests are encoui-
hoisted from the water. The .
wave-off today. Putting down Navy'stlve agIng.In
| impossible. They made a daylight to indulge in hunting for
that much dive bomber on such a torpedo run on the Jap heavy' major styles of life preservers them. Time and tide, you know, I general, it is estimated that
small space can't be done with the cruisers-ordinarily an act of suicide : have been designed to meet the waits for no maD and neither doesa I by Sept. 1, 1943, the Navy will
that special needs of men working in have converted 60 cent' of its
success average our commen- -and escaped with almost no ship that's had its insides blastedout per
tator's friend would have us be- casualties.But differing condition of it1"! remaining crude rubber requirements -

lieve is perfectly possible." it was memorable to Chief I Every man who can do his workin :Still: on the subject of( swimming to synthetics.

And, says Pickens, "an outstanding I Gunner's Mate Flynn, aboard the the standard life-jacket a large Bud Sawin coach of the national As part of the Navy's program:

feature of naval aviation I! U. S. heavy cruiser, for still an- vest extending to the hips, with championship: Riviera Club of Indianapolis to educate field personnel in the

training is that Navy pilots fresh other reason. His ship was being kapok pads in front and back and (women), is quoted as proper maintenance: of tires, approximately -

from combat guide younger airmen I cut to ribbons by enemy The in the collar wears one continu- saying that hundreds of tars attached :: 30 highly competent
I guns. ,
'
throughout the program. Veterans main battery was put out of com- ously while his ship is in dangerous to the: Prince Wales were service and tire maintenance experts -

like Dave Berry and Lieutenant i]! mission, fires raged all over the waters. Wide armholes per- drowned when that ship was sunk in the rubber industry have

Commanders Jimmy Thach (now'.I ship, a shell hit the port screw and I II mit considerable freedom of action, because they were not able to I been commissioned in the U. S.

Commander Thach), Earle Galla- i I demolished it, the rudder jammed, and the }kapok-stuffed collar will swim until destroyers could pick Naval Reserve and assigned to

her and a score of other much dec-I and finally the ship lay dead in'' hold the head of an unconsciousor them up."Again. duty at each Naval: District Head.

orated pilots teach their chargesall the water after salt water leaked wounded man out of the water. : when the President Coolidge quarters and certain of the larger .1

the tricks of Axis extermination '' into the fresh water and she lost The bulk anti size of the jacket: struck a mine," says 'Our Naval activities.
_._
i her steam. Flynn grabbed a set help protect the man who wears it Navy' "lack of water confidence -- '--

I of earphones in the gun repair ':! frrii flying splinters and other in- i. resulted in a pathetic casualty list.

station and listened tensely for the cidental dangers during battle ac- The men clambered down the cargo Quizontest 'j

Marine Vet Pleads next order expecting the worst. To i I tlon. i nets fast enough, but they couldn't

his startled ears instead came this 'I' Shorter and less bulky, the knap- force themselves to release their (Questions! are printed onPage
calm statement: sack for hold on the nets despite the fact S)
jacket was designed men
For Nome Folks To "There will be no movies this' in gun crews whose movements that they were only fifteen feet ANSWERS
fcfternoon," above the waves. Anyway, the of-
cannot be hampered by the larger 1. Yes, and he is forever Inca

Back _"'t! jacket. The knapsack folds up on the ficers nets finally and had walk to climb the men's down pable of holding any office of trustor
Fighters on
j = ::
I' a man's back and does not get in fingers to break their holds Mostof I profit in the United States or
i his way as he serves an anti-air- of rights of citi-
exercising a
these men knew how to swim, I any
Marine Sergeant Edmund J. Answers SOS craft gun. When he plunges into zen thereof
afraid of the
but
water -
Henshaw, a veteran of the service, the water, the jacket unfolds so ,"they were 2. Tom Harmon, now an army
and one of the many Devlldogs I It was Sunday aboard an escort I : the wearer can fasten it securely' lieutenant, and former University

who risked their lives countless aircraft carrier At Di>'lne : around his body.Seabees --- ----- of Michigan backfield star, scored

times on Guadalcanal, doesn't hesi- services, the chaplain was rf'adI I -- -- -. more touchdowns than any other
tate to say that final victory will | ing from the Scriptures the Navy True Story big time college football player.

come only after long and bitter | passage wherein Peter came Find Rain I 3. White with black stripes.

fighting, according to a recent an- ( down out of the ship and walked I Ad you know, several of the na 4. French (sleeping cat) ; Italian
'
nouncement by the Navy Depart I on the water to go to Jesus I tion's swanky hotels have been (he who is silent confesses) ; German -

ment. i ".. .. .. But when he aw, the Than taken over by the Navy at Miami, (all is not gold that glitters) ;
"Down on the Canal there's an "Ind boisterous, he was afraid; Tougher Japs Fla., and $50-a-month apprentice Spanish (long hair and short wits).
area known as Guadalcanal seamen are bunking in suites that 5. A submarine stay sub
I and beginning to sink, he cried, ; I. may
Street," says Sergeant Henshaw. saying 'Lord, save lire.' 'In Building Field used' to fetch $25: a day.A merged only slightly over one day,
"Our cemetery. A lot of fine men I Michigan chap who didn't using the oxygen available.
are resting there. I wish you | Pausing momentarily at thispoint know about this recently wired his 6. True. The President of the
the chaplain and ,
ship'scompany
could have known them, as I did, I I I Uncle Sam's Seabees are doinga favorite Miami resort : "Reserve United States is the "CommanderIn
were startled by the "
and seen how they fought and tremendous this single room week of June third. Chief of the Army and the
shrillness of the boatswain'spipe job in globalwar
died One tombstone has an inscription i I and of their .. recent A Storek.ep r, who was runningthe Navy" and the Secretary of the
I particularly remember followed by the command, ;: one m. place for the Navy, got hold Navy is also by law a civilian
feats, to
I "Away No. 2 motor whaleboats according an announce- of the telegram and replied: "Glad i 7. Yes. be colder
It reads: 'In memory of a gunner 1 I ment the Nothing can
'" by Navy Department
who lost his life in completing a I the of airfield out to Make full arrangements than absolute zero, which Is minus
was carving an "
Casting a gleaming t"t"'t'r through local draft board 'I 273 minus
mission he volunteered to carry I II I of a dense tropical jungle within a _. degrees or 459 degreesFahrenheit.
the congregation, the --- -- % -- --- .
chaplain
out. /
I period of 13 days, despite torrential -
"That about sums it up. The said: i I' rainfall and bombing by the 8. New Guinea is largest with

men down there--and on all the I "Just in time. Peter needed I Japanese. For this great work Marino Unit Has 93,000 sq. miles. Newfoundland has

fighting fronts are giving up some help" j 1 received letter of 12,734 sq. miles and Nantucket
they a commendation -
their lives freely and voluntarily to ____ __ t from Captain Robert M. l B'5 David KarumSOMEWHERE 60 sq. miles
I 9. Seven. Line medical dental,
,
All
pet this war over with they
I i Fortson, commander of the area
ask of their fellow Americans on Enlisted Personnel | Naval Base whose home is at 3861 IN THE supply, chaplain, civil engineer and t
the home front is to do their best hospital. W'I
Ortega Boulevard, Jacksonville, PACIFIC, (Delayed )-They are
to back them up. Every one of and from Colonel Julian W. Cun- calling Private First Class HarI I 10. Less than a pound.._

those bdys shares a common hope. Welcome at DancesSouthside ningham, Army task force conimander. low J, Benton. Chapman Lane ------- iiNavy --- ---

THEY ALL WANT TO COME :' Cold Jjprin, Kentucky the David Radio
HOME know there's still ProgramsThe
They a Hirum of this
I "Principal antagonist of the Seabees outpost.
whale of a lot of fighting to be American Legion, PostNo WtiJiin two hours Marine Benton
on this Job was not the Jap- following radio program/
done. They know that the sooner 88. extends an invitation tall o' i anese, but the rain," says the Navy starting with a stake of $10 will be broadcast by ,Jacksonville
they get all the fighting tools they in the service to take advan and 50-cent traded :
[ ''Department. "During the first 11 a jackknife stations from the Nasal Air
ned, the sooner they will come tage of their free Saturday night; I days of construction, 16"3 inches himself into a 17-Jewel wrist' Station:

home dances. It is the desire! of their i of rain fell. watch, conservatively valued at J Friday WJAX ((2100-2130))
"If the folks In the war plants commander, J. 1':. McIntyre another j I .
[ I "The builders landed $1), $5 in cash and a pocket watih i XI1"111Ir Technical TrainingCenter
fijhting
could only realize how much those officers of the post to createa : '
with their the Here's how to do It, a la Ben- auditorium, 'Navy
think, and dream of coming equipment early on
boys pleasant atmosphere of a party "
back, nothing in the world would where each one will be welcome. moining of July 2. By 7 a.m. work ton: \\ IllffS.
I while still Ke bought a wrist watch froma Saturday VYMKIt ((200+)-
ever make them waste a minuteof "To those without dates," said I was underway supplies
unloaded. trees Saabee: with the $10 then sold it 2030) Naval Air Trvhniwil
I were being Huge
working time-minutes that Commander McIntyre "provided for $15 and a $2 pocket watch.I! Training Outer auditorium,
had to be and bulldozers
I dynamited -
could be helping to bring the boys sufficient time is given, an attemptwill
had to burrow their Ho then traded a 50-cent Jackknife "Swing With the =Navy"Tue.dayIVJJII'
way
tacit home safe. be made to provide companions -
and the $15 for another wristwatch (2100- 130)
...... ." | through dense undergrowth. Work
--
:
continued 24 hours a day in spite and sold this wrist watch XI&"alIr Technical Training
I''
Legion Leader Transportation may be obtained! :, of the deluge and, later, bombing for $30.:: enter auditorium, "Wins: Over
by taking bus No. 21 out Hen- the Japanese Next he bought still another America" with )lie CommanJ-;
The American Legion at Us national dricks Ave., to LaSalle. The / by wrist watch for $25 and traded it ( uiit'H liana

I convention last week elected Southside American Legion is on By July 14, a 3,000 foot rune for the aforesaid watch worth $45. i \\.tlnp..d\y WPIMJ ( 16.3'- I
|
Warren H Atherton Stockton, block east on Thacker, corner of way 150 feet wide was surfaced
17(1)11 Saints C'hapel I.
Calif, lawyer, as its national com LaSalle. I with a foot and a half of crushed When asked why his ,trading Vesper) *." "NI"I I
ventures successful Pri-
coral) rock and was ready for use. were so I'
mander. The 51-year-old Legion Entertainment committee I is I .
Commander enlisted in the Armyin composed of McIntyre, telephone, i Five days after the airstrip be- vate First Class:: Benton inno- ---j -- -- !1

the first World War as a private 9-2953; Mr. Bennett, phone 9-230G; came available for use, It was ex- cently replied, "Oh I never let Saves Time

in Co. D, 363d Infantry 91st Mr. Laing, phone 9-2209 and U. II tended another 1,500 feet..,Since them think they are cheating me "Can you mention" a great tcnireranl -

Division, on October 7, 1917. He Hatton, phone 0-1039. then It has been lengthened to unless I can make a profit on the 1 Hme-aver "
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