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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 4, 1943
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'r VOL. 1, No. 32 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA November 4, 1943

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I;, : SIX. CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS HERE TONIGHT 'I




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The w 10,000th Chorus Lt. Walsh, Uncle ,Sam's No. 2 Smoker ShowHighlighted




I." .... 'ti: War Ace, To Speak} At StationMarine


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t.-. '-
( r By Boxing \
'" -:--', Flier Bagged 20 Japanese Planes;

New Yorker Rose From Enlisted Ranks
,; \ Up Champions in six weight
divisions will be !
First Lieut. Kenneth A. Walsh, USMC, America's num- crowned tonight

\ I ber two ace of World War II, with 20 Japanese planes to his at the Victory Smokeras

4\ '1J I credit, plus some four additional "smokers" which were listedas I six fighters battle their

I II possibilities, is scheduled to arrive on this Station Friday, I way through to Golden Gloves
in the
final round of
I I and is expected to deliver a series of talks to Naval Air Operational the

I Training Command personnel on G, 7, 8 of Novem- Novice division. The Main

? TTTTZc schedule will be listed Plan Station auditorium will be
: I ber. His speaking in of the Day. open at 1830 and the show will
-'" VMF 124, to which '
> Squadron get under way at IQ.in: with the
Lieut Walsh was attached, has music of variety
I Buddy Balbo and
accounted for 68 enemy planes and i NevChaplain'\ acts
Qll J I
20 probables Presentation of the awards Gold
For his aerial victories Lieut Gloves to the winners and Silver

1 Walsh has been awarded the Distinguished Gloves to the runners up, will bs
: Flying: Cross for services Is Veteran Of made by Commander R. R. John
'r from 3 March to 1 April 191;!!. .
Executive Officer.
L- .. ... __-.. ....' for heroism and extraordinary son
A full house of 2500 officers -
!"!_ I. ..:., achievement in aerial attacks! Bluejackets and Marines is expected

> '$, i0. against Japanese shore installa- Pacific DutyReligion to see the finals. Large
-
tions, shipping' and aircraft while delegations will b
undoubtedly ..: Marine aircraft
SI'I''lngwith a
/d present from units which have representatives -
F wing in the Solomon Islands area in the to
played an important ring tonight
;
& dill ngthat period. Lieut. Walsh
cheer them
9 part in the lives of men on dutyin on
.' ..'" ]led two planes in a. successful
the Pacific, believes Comdr. Roy Seaman Guard top| the list
.. -UuUe t against:; a schooner at Vclla I Ft. Marken, who recently replaced uith five scrappers, Johnny' Mc-

La vella. which was strafed and ( Captain Reuben W. Shium as senior Cann, Benny Allen, IM Turner. ,

ij destroyed. chaplain at this Station. I Ken Keller and I're l :N'isvvander.Kecrnit .
On ID. 21 and 23 of :March! heparticipated
,1. .,;,.. Comdr. Marken, veteran of 20 Center has three, Gerald
\\j,., ..... .. "lj .. -,. mission over in the several Shortlands escort and months of sea duty in the Southwest I Green, Fletc'herladlo'I: and .JimLancaster.
i .
Douglas"aU.!! is the 10000th boot to be I'p't'd good-natUlL'lIly unda ureas: lie led u flight Pacific combat zone, declares I
that "Men from home i Other units having men in the '
separated
a' the Rei-iuit Center here by the popular refl'alll1111< II be soneoeJvon I of fighter planes ngulnst a !superior !
influences and civilian! communitiesin finals are VPB 2 ((1)) which has
; raw recruit who reports aboard, in milian clothes, and with number of Japanese aircraft -
long hair to match, Is initiated Into the Royal Order of Boots First I on 1 April, and attacked I the far Pacific respond to the Leo Geary and Lloyd Sawyer; VTB

liei serenaded by his slupnntesho sing the same chorus, "You'll be uith such skill, and agRresslveness I call of the Church as perhaps never which has Paul Myiehn and Bill
before in their lives The Church Morse; A and R which has Wallvanhol'n
soi'reoe", over and over again; his locks are shorn. he a issued dungarees that he. destrujed three I
and the Boathouse which
and then he's a full fledged apprentice seaman. rt'c'flrll'of
/eros. For his accomplishment i ,
has Willie
Watts, AS. USN is the 10,000th boot to login at the Recruit Center he has! al+o been recommended Scaggs
since its inception on 11 September, "1912. The 17-year-old Mlamian for other distinction I Two of the fighters have advanced
to the finals
via
wants to be a Navy gunner. And he also wants to shout "You'll be Nov the knock
Born in Brooklyn, N Y. 21 out route Myrehn, who fights at ....
soireee" when the next draft of landlubbers report aboard at boot- 1911, Lieut. Walsh attended the
155 Ibs, won his first fight bya
camp .. Parochial School and the Harrison TKO and his second by a knockout -
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and Dickinson HNgh School, in the second round. Sanborn,
Cdr. PraisedBy Jersey City N, J. On H Dvc 1915: a H5 pound battler, advanced to
Lt. McKnight
he joined the Marines as a private the finals with a duplicate record.

After boot camp training he spent, Tonight's card winds up three

two years as an aviation mechanicand < fontinurd On l4r SicIt's :
Knox For Daring Flight [ radioman at the Marine Base

Quantico, Va j
In March, 1936: he was selected Buddy Balbo
Takeabov. Lieut. Comdi Thomas, Mi Knight. I for flight training:;, and was sent
SPA letarj 01 the Navy Frank Knox, in an amuiuiKomont fium Washington I ,
to NAS. Pensacola, where in AprIl.
Tuesday, praised the "heioism at home" of th' Lieutenant 19he: graduated. He was pjrnoted '<>- And Jumpin' Jax!
Commander' who i Is serving 1 as a squadron operations( officer aboard to corporal and six months
C'n" ", ''Hiidd) Hallxi and hi. Junyrin'Jug
tits oiakiirnThe later to sergeant In August 1910, d '"
Salem, Mass, aviator volunteered he was made staff sergeant, and
to fly a plane with a March, 1912 was promote to hat's the official name givento
Happy in
live 500-pound bomb out loos"I' Birthday technical sergeant, followed a ,ti the nevvlv reorganize! Mtilu
I'I'I orchestra
I Station under (the direction
and dump it.
of weeks later by the rating
;
The bomb, Knox said, lay on tinebomb Dear Marines! I II of couple:Marine Gunner.. of Baton 1'\\IcIer l>allM..
I The \\elfare Department staged
) bay doors and would have commissioned Second
He was a
dropped exploded and blown up a I The 10th of No\ember N a l i iI' Lieutenant in Oct., 1912, alon a Station-wide contest to select
of the airfield if the doois, red letter a label for the b.ind. Comdr.
part clay on nay Marine'! 1 June this was promoted to
year
had been opened on the gl'ound,1) calendar and this year Ihat date" First Lieutenant i::. N. Mahan, Wl'llar.Orrlct'r,
Lt Comdr. McKnight climbed into I' will have suggested Jumpin' Jax and! It
"special significance.It ; << I Lieut Walsh has logged over 250!
the and took off although (ommaiuler hay K. darken was ate plane was on Vo\cmber JO, IU8jcar.s combaV hours, and' has never missed -
Knox said "the vibration might i ago/ in Tun Tavern, I'hil- a day for sjckness. He was'! division has a stabilizing mi 'ueni' in keeping -- --v------

Ilia' a set off the bomb." adelphla, that the :Marine Corps !' leader In the squadron! which alive !then idealism and the Enlisted Man Wear "PT"
The flier made a beeline for the came Into ex: (stance. Iver.hiu'c was first to fly from captured objects' of the :young AHUM u'an
open sea, and opened the bomb I' that date teal hernecks hate' Munda during the Invasion of Vella mind" And "OB" Insignia NowTwo
doom But the stubborn bombr held birthday celebrations tt tier- i Lavella A native of Hampton Iowa

led to tall. ever they might; IN', from the -. -t. I --- -- -- Chaplain Marken served in the distinguishing; marks
have been authorized for enlistedmen
f tally, the Lieutenant Com- HalU 'Monte/uma: to the Hep. Van /andt Ilejolns;' Navy Navy during the first World War ; in the
ifMWer rocked the plane from side Shores of Tripoli.' ] as an enlisted man, making 16 Navy
to side until the bomb "slippedfree -- --. .---- WASHINGTON tCNS) -- Rep, crossings of the Atlantic on con- Men of the Ordnance Battalions
and plunged Into the sea", James K Van Zandt. H, a Penn- voy duty before being honorably I may wear a mark consisting of the
Come all- to the
one come Saturday
block letters "OB and men *
said the Secretary of Navy sylvania Republican, has resigned discharged at the end of the con- : serx
then the flash night dance at the Malnslde ing on PT boats may wear one
"Secondspassed, from Congress to accept a com- flict as a first class petty officer.Upon
of the explosion on the water Auditorium. Buddy Balbo and his mission in the Navy. Rep Van release from the Navy, consisting," of the block letters

wrote the end of a stor>' of courage Jumpin' Jax will furnish music Zandt served with the Navy in Chaplain Marken enrolled in Drake "PT -
that did not need n battlefront the Pacific prior to the Pearl Har- University, where he studied for I II
to assert Itself.:' from 2100 until midnight. bor raid- C'onlinurJ on pAIl' two I Is That So?

Comdr. McKnight confesses _. .
Lieut -------- ---- -- -------- -- -- -----
"I felt sort of squirmish", I Ground S<'hool officers at Cecil .
'r was very light on the con- Invite Pin-Up Girl Joan LeslieTo No Trick Mirrors Flt'ld1111: Auxiliary Air

trols he adds with a grin "It Just CamouflageHere's I Station near here, received *

waa one of those things you have Visit Station Here's Hopin' I' model. plane recently) and attached *
to be careful about and I was ; a story related by the In- t ht'rt'toVa" a note which

careful" loan Leslie, Inner of the Lana Turner trailed Miss Leslie centive Division of the Navy Department brought smiles to tlie faces!' of

(PICTURE ON PAGE 81 "rin-l'p" contest, has been officially In that order : mutiny of them as they read it.

..-- -- M*| -- Invited to make a personnel A Dutch escort vessel named the I The note read: "The enclosed
If the station's favorite pinup
model Is the 41st NO far don.ital
*" / 1 appearance on this Station. Janavan Braykel has a particularly
Unique Derivation I No word has yet been received girl decides t that she ran weird job of camouflage paintingof : I, to the \\iir effort b>' HUll fullerton -

Naval rating of Boatswain has a either from Miss Leslieor come to t this Station t plans are which they are very proud I lance corporal Troop It,
derivation. The old Saxon the studio, Warner Brother not only for her to make tin ap-' Some time ago the Braykel entt'r-I first Ohio ('nvalry: SpiinishAmerlian -
uni (ue II :Miss Leslie, you uill recall, peurame In the :Main Station ed the harbor where some British War of I8'M! Caplain
wo d sweln" meant a boy or ser- came from In-liind In I tlie. last Auditorium but also to have her war vessels were located. I of Commanding Battery C,

vQ The word "bat" stood for four days of the ('()Ilte.t to win visit as many departments) and The Dutchman radioed over to 3'nd Field I Artillery, First

\>,).,. Therefore bataweln or later, the m>tliici\l title) of "Jivoksouille squadrons a* possible, and meet the Britishers. "How do you like I World War 19111810h4) U
:x wain," came to mean one I.\ Naval Air .Station's I'av- personally" some of the men who our camouflage?" To which th:? I now too '0 dim' old for

"i literally was a servant of the orlte l'in-Ui| Girl." I Betty firable, !selected her as their "Men! ltl lnup British radioed back, "Where are i I anything but "hlttlln;."
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Small World Dept! Lt. Mann

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i.. And Adm. McFall Meet Again (,

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News of NAAS, Green Cove I squad at the NAAS, Green Cove !

Springs': Springs. One of its ardent fans
4. At the National Intercollegiate will be that same judge that saw I

4 Boxing Tournament in 1936, a him drop a close decision seven ;
young curly-headed scrapper from years before. The name of the box:

The Band .- Duke University was vying for the ing judge of that intercollegiate ti
Played K-K-S-T-K-I-OT-E-D 155 Ib. title A Lieutenant Com- tournament? Rear Admiral An- By Edith Brinkworth, Y30

r Do Not Read mander manager of Naval Academy drew C. McFall, chief of the Naval I
On! Air Operational Training Command The regulation establishing a
Supply Dept. nut If You Do athletics The was middleweightwon one of the I uniform of the day was put 10' effect ,

Dance KEMEMBEKSafe judges.his way through young to the semifinals Commander William H. Ash- I last week and the Station personnel I

Enjoys Big I tlcSIIHd Victory but there he ran into a more ford, Jr., commanding officer, re- I I has alreday commented on
If you see an unsafe conditiontell I experienced boxer and the judges cently had a new citation added to how nice the WAVES look in the
The band played on and on and the Foreman.If had to award the decision to his his already outstanding record, same uniform and the fact that

on-the room got smokier and you see an unsafe act opponent. Today, the situation is a when the presidential unit citation they present a much smarter ap.
smokier, the crowd was nosier and Tell the actor. little changed. That boxer, now for the personnel of the carrier pearance. It is expected that the

._ noisier-but we all had fun. That's Under these condition TALK Lieut. (jg) Al Mann, is preparingto ENTERPRISE was made. The WAVES will go into winter uniforms
I'lght-you guessed It-'twas our keeps planes In the air. develop a great little boxing ENTERPRISE personnel were about Nov. 15, although no
Supply Department dance. We Your safety and the safety of cited for their heroic action In the official notice has been given

kinda stole a march on the rest your fellow workers depends many battles in which they were The Bufeau of Naval Personnel
of the people and got the first of solely on the cooperation of engaged issued a directive recently indicating

the Employees' Association Activities all hands. Up The Ladder Lieut. ( jg.) F. W. Howes has a continuous physical traiing
off to a big bang-up start! Join the SAFETY CLUB moved to a new desk in the Garage maintenance program of thrl.

It wasn't quite Hallowe'en yet; Annual Dues-Continuous safe Advancements In .office and still selling hours each week of strenuous t'x-
but the goblins were sure on the practices.Send RatingsAt War Bonds, so drop in and see him. ercise for officer and enlisted

prowl. Raymond Gage and his orchestra jour safety suggestions to NAS JacksonvilleThe Lieut. Clyde Ogden, first lieu WAVES. This Indicates that NAS
provided the rhythmic the undersigned via Yard tenant in the Yard department, Jacksonville is not the only station
moans and groans which hauntedus Mail. has been transferred to the main having physical training but all

as we devoured a buffet supper E. P. Armstrong, following is a partial lift of station and as a tip to the officers' WAVES on permanent duty in addition
c in the ballroom of the Roosevelt Safety Engineer, advancement October: In rating, effective during athletic organizations there, he to the WAVES in training

'. Hotel Friday evening. October 29 Yard Office, Box 31.He's To RMlc":"Darrell D Haley David plays a good hefty game of volleyball shore establishments must have
The consumption of cold cuts, po- H. Jacob. Lieutenants Danner, Andersonand their training.
salad macaroni, To RMSc-Marie B. T. Duffy Sylvia Classes in Spanish for the
tato salad, tuna one of the boys. A. Feldman. Helga H. Jacobson Lu- Howes are out hunting a re- enlisted -
: baked beans, and various other Long about 11 o'clock when things cille C. Johnson, Marie P. Letnes placement. personnel of this Station will'

;. commodities certainly did not sub were going strong, the floor show Audrey J. Mel:, Marlon R. Pfeuch Athletic specialist Ben Cohen, begin the second or third week of
extent, but Edward M. Podgorskl. Muriel F. Stan- this month with Miss HomHeta
to
due the ghosts any from the Patio Grill moved In to ley. Betty R. Turnbull.. Aloslus Zacher. who helped train the successful
i Instead-oh well! Leave Saturdaytell give us some formal ((1) enter To RM3e-John J. Barrett Suzette boxing team last year, is back from Ortiz of the Jacksonville high
its own story. tainment. After the costumes and E. Belts. Mary K. Dalton Dunnigan school as the instructor. These
; il'A the school witha
specialist's training
John B. Flncher, Flts-
When the merriment had prog- classes will be held each Monday
antics of the marionettes, a ven- simmons, Charlotte M. Johansen Medina first-class rating and is attachedto
ressed for some time we were triloquist, vocalist, and dancers, M, Maraica Lois A. Miller Eva NATTC. night. If anyone wishes to attend
greeted by our Senior Assistant we were sure witchcraft was still V. Tipping Elinor Wightman. Margaret these classes she is asked to call
to the Supply Officer. Comdr. in practice. And speaking of witchery Young.To Three-time All-American at Phyllis Poole, SpS)2c( extension
SClc-James D. Clark. Tennessee, the rugged Lieut. (jg)
., Yates Stirling III. His greetingwas -one of our dignified officers To SC2c-John W. Marvin 361, by Nov. 8.
followed by a brief but appropriate claims embarrassment, but we H. Crawford' John JnEng4Ilsh, 11 'Bob Sufferidge, went through alli WAVES will have one evening
welcome from our Supply think he must have enjoyed those V. Jensen, John R. Mason, McGowan, George J. Rhoads, John R.
to his
hands. Now he is
,
.
Officer Captain H. G. Kinnard. varied lipstick imprints that so Sales. bowling alley for their own
Our Captain s main concern was mysteriously on his forehead! To SC3c-Henry G Barbara, George I walking around with a finger heave use. Ensign Van Westrenen will be
"Is everybody happy?" The prompt Many thanks grew for all the headaches R. Davis Seymour Fradln, Carl DHalnei. I ily-bandaged he got into a in charge and for the first few
each James A. Horning George F. Softball game the other day!
reply to this question from times practice games will be played -
of the party goes to the Howe, Births A. Isbell, Gordon S Kauf
and every one was that he or she Committee members: William H. man, John E. Mauney, Grover C. Patterson --- --- but It is planned to organize
was most happy. To which answered Jr? Robert H, Pearson. Ralph teams among the various units.
Nelson Chairman, Anna Conrad, S. Ra pha. Charles R. See Albert C.
the Captain, "Then what am John Hofman, Carl Reiter, Kenneth Sims. Leigh I P. Skinner 1 Laff Of The Week This evening of bowling will not be
I doing here?" But we knew! He McDuffie. Marguerite Alvarez. Trammel!, Kenneth E. ont'Urlri counted as "Happy Hour" unless

was there to tell us that this was ---------- D. Wells LONDON-An American flier the girls are on rotating watches.
To SKlc-John G Adklns, jr. Jam**
our party given to us that we Comdr. Markeri T. Brown, Charles R. Dleiker. John C. stuck a flask of brandy in his Ensign Verla Hill has announced
civilians might learn to know each Says Coins, Raymond Z. Soboelrukl. I boot just before he took off on a that soccer will be played Mon-
other better so that we would become To SK2c-Margaret M. Alexander raid over the Continent. Forcedto day through Thursday from 1745:
Religion Plays Big
knit together: into a closely sky Mildred William Banach.P.Gertrude Cotter V.Ruth Chelem-*I. bail out into the Channel, he to 1900 on their own soccer fieldin

welded organization. "Since we Role 'In Battle Zone Crouch. Vlrajune G. Evans Ada M. kept nipping on the flask floating the WAVES area east of the
spend two thirds of our working Falle. Mildred Flanman. Hubert K while around in the water. When parking lot, The first week will be
C..tli..4 frees pigs ... Hardy. Mitchell Koiey. Imelda A. Lacy, t
club confined
at called I to instruction
hours the and
so country Raymond D. Norman. Charles L. Short, rescuers found him he was a little practice
l let's remember that tomorrow Is the ministry. Upon graduation he i Miriam Staub Ruth M. Stovall. Maude bit rocky and assuming that he but it is hoped to have teams
Saturday and we hope there'll be became pastor of the Christian Wells was suffering from exhaustion, the organized and tournaments started.
Church Des Moines Iowa, which To SK3c-Jesse E. Carter Richard I
,
no Friday night regrets. Our F, Coleman Carlton I A. Corzlne. Cl>'de captain suggested he go below. The Hallowe'en dance at main-
sentiments were well expressed bya had a congregation of more than B. Hunter, Norman R. Ivev, JosephH. I I With offended dignity the Yank side was a huge! success, thanks f
tribute overheard from one of 2,000.After Judd, George W. L>*rh. to the many WAVES who turned
civilian Jean E. MclaU&hln. John H I replied: "I've never yet stayed
Proctor
sailors "He's alright- five years a a out to help to Bob Fees AMM2c
our guest Lewis Stein I where I wasn't wanted," and dived ; ,
minister, Chaplain Marken reentered To SPS) 1c-Hugh L. Margraves, overboard. as decorator, and Buddy Balbo,
the Naval service as a James E. Lamb. GM3c, and his band. The boys from
chaplain and was assigned to To SP Civilians UrgedTo To
the Naval Training Station, Guy StMlc Andrew-Abraham J, Holman Chester Council Edward John- again. Apologies were made so he the Main Station Galley who made

Newport, R, L Since then his Leroy! Robert L, Lewis CeW Malone, stayed. the delicious doughnuts: are to be t
has included tours Mlckens, Prultt, James ,
ChestAll naval career ---- -
Aid War Russell congratulated on their contribution
of duty aboard the USS Altair," To TM2c' -l.Zile'Mlller.: George C. One Man's Wife Is Alys Harlow, Y3c, the fortune
this the USS Lexington, and other Mitchell Paul W. Smith Jr. teller, added to the excite
civilian employee on
ships lie has also had shore duty To TM3c-William F. Cooke. Edwin Another'sErSisterB ment of the
evening. The lucky
station have been requested to F. English, Leroy F. Holz LouisKapustlc.
with the Fourth U. S Marinesat spot dance was quite popular during -
in the effort of the
participate (CNS.) When
for Shanghai, China, where he To CYAA( )-William L. Richmond.To -- the evening. Prizes were givento
Station to reach Its target Ylc Allen P. British Seaman Tom Hathaway
outbreak of liqean.
at
located the '
the Community War Chest fund, WM To Y2c=Robert G. Barn. Isabel M. learned that Canadian Seaman I the couple dancing on the lucky.
affording to a recent Station the Sino-Japanet war, and at Bradford Mary K. Hemy. Samuel 1 Bill Ellis, whom he met at a I, spot at the conclusion of the num-
28- the Marine Barrack= Quantlco, Lampbert. Janet 11. Llddell. Henry M. ber.
memorandum. The Mini of.$4 McLaurln Verle C. Moe Catherine M. USO club, lived in Montreal he
000 has been set a* the goal In Va.During Ottlnger. Lorraine B Parker Josephine fished into his pocket for a --': !
his long and varied career Ruzlcka. M. Spjrki.Sarah .
Duval County.Lt. photograph of a girl.' '
Ity V. Johnson. ChC-VS), in the Navy the new Chaplainhas son M. Sperry, Henry G. Stephenson "Ever see her before: ?" Hathaway Tell It To The Navy 1

US.N'lt, hall been designated m had many oportunities to see Y3c-John J. Bell. Nannatte asked.
OfficeIn
chairman of the fund on this the part religion plays i lives that Choate, Joseph C. Gill. toKtrdnt'lIt; : "What the devil are you doing Intelligence
Arthur H. Ledock. Jr
Station All contribution are are torn by war. Among the i Wngner, Frederick E. Uhltworth.? : with a picture of my wife?" keeping with the change from defensive -
to be turned In to the Chaplain'soffice. things which have impressed him I To QM3c; -Leonard M Deel. ),!c- hollered Ellis."She's to offensive operations of are
most in this respect is the man- Fadden A. Newell Jr. military forces, the Office of NavalIntelligence.
I To CK3c: Eugene W. Dease. Jury my sister, replied Washington D. c., desires
Each unit of the civilian employees ner in which AmericaneducatedChinese L. Jarkson. I Hathaway. to accumulate information of value regarding -
of the Station U. requested stood in line for hours to To EM2c-Paul S. Dixon. l an foreign countries With particular 1
emphasis Toeing I placed on potential
gain entrance to the Marine ChurchIn
individual to ----
to designate one combat aicus. Specifically: the Information -
.
whom contribution to the Com- Shanghai. He credits this interest : munity War Chest can be made. to the part U. B. mission- = tV H ; and r r alu'Jt I I. Factual i
there and the rec material would Include Information
The Community .War Chart. aries played over regarding non-military Industries which
Fund U distributed. over some 30 keen desire the Chinese had to have been diverted to military use
of which are administering "hear an English message" in the beaches and landmarks. the t\pc cltenaln
agencies, many
,
beachesIn
a description of the
of their war-torn commu-
to men in the t..ervlce. midst I detail at high low. media nd
nity.The 'o ov extreme< great problem that had to lion and height of eacar'pmenta,.11.
jh--
H be faced in the South Pacific, ers and other physical ) .:
machinery In repair shops, power
PERSONNEL KKLATIONS Chaplain Marken said, was that of Plants etc. In those areas which may
By Mr Walter Lynch providing something for the men he Invaded: all ports. seaplane bases,
to do in their leisure hours. "There etc U also Include spot political Information -
Seems!! like we mentioned last The countries end areas of
week Barbara Bartlett spendingher j was absolutely nothing to do froman primary. Interest are Japan Japanese
She not entertainment standpoint that 1 occupied territory Pacific Islands In
vacation in Atlanta. ourselves he the combat zone, and the Balkans. All
didn't ,
only did, but returned to us on we originate W 1CN peifconnel' Naval and Civilian, of the
:Monday-Mrs. Charles Murdock. pointed out. -'' % pUID Nuval Air Station i or Auxiliary stations

Congrats Bobby and Charlie! As chaplain and athletic officerit who have to any Immediately such Information notify the are Sta-requested -

Mrs. Florine S. Gannaway was was to a large extent Commander tion Intelligence Officer at Extension
given a surprise birthday party at Marken's problem to provide 481. ,
Aboard shin he ------- ----- I
her home on Monday night. Games recreation. organ- -

were played, after which a delicious ized athletic leagues, smokers, WAVE Packs Chute!

safari course was served.It "happy hours," and vaudeville acts. .....
goes without saying, "a wonderful But, he says, there is no tatter en- NS For Fiance's Jump
time was had by all. tertainment going, as far as Navy

Mrs. Elizabeth McDowell Is leave men are concerned than a smokerof Fire at No.1 It's the German Not at Xo. 2! It'a the British "Mos II.v Camp| \.UIIIAI..r ServiceLAKEHURST '

ing this week for Kr ole, Mis- eight or ten good boxing bouts. Focke-Wulf Fw. 187 "Zerstorer" quito," a low-wing, twin-engine N. J.-Marjori- ..t" .
Mseippi for an extended visit with In an effort to meet the enter- ) Reinhardt a parachute rigger third
Mar- (destroyer a low-wing two-seat, bomber that has been stinging Ger-
her in-laws. tainment problem, Chaplain twin-engine fighter. It has a thin, many on frequent raids. The nose class for the WAVES, packed a
The members of the PRD-LB are ken was a member of a committee streamlined fuselage with large of the cigar shaped fuselage Is al- parachute for her fiance, Pvt. Bill
welcoming a new officer, Lieutenant that organized a great recreational instructor for the
underslung engine nacelles foiwaid 1 mort on H line with the engine Bentley a rigger:
; Eugene L. Larchar who comes center on an "island "somewherein of the nose. Both edges of the nacelles. The trailing edge of the Marines, who was making -
from New York State. the Pacific. The center was wings taper equally to rounded I wings tapers mOle than the leading foot jump with a squad of t a.I'/J.
Nickie Kosnicka, Just returned named "Shangri-La" and contained tips. The tallplane is also tapered I edge to rounded tips. It has a After Bentley had comp his
from Miami, states that "Heaven provisions for basketball, volleyball successful) jumo Marjorie rushed
and has a single fin and rudder. tapered tailplane and a single (Wk.tlkhcri .
ly" la the one and only description hot fjEoShOfll, Softball, barbecuesand right liP and gave him a healthy
( she can find for the Magic City. swimming. Courtesy Harcourt. Brace & Co.. pub Alrcroft Spoilers by Lcticr Ott kiss

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The Inquiring Naval Personnel Hellcat Lives Up To Its Name In Action .



Urged To.Support.Community The Navy's newest fighter plane, aft the ground, and the new for the Corsair I.

ReporterQUESTIONS the Grumman Hellcat, got its first fighter's ability In aerial combat I Still another similarity between ;-
e test under fire during the raid on went untented. The Hellcats the two fighters is the power plant -
ChestSupport Marcus Island, Sept. 1, accordingto however, devastated ground la- I Both are powered by 2,000 horse

How long do an announcement by the Navy tallationn by strafing I power Pratt and Whitney engineS __
: Department, but it was October 5, The Hellcat Is In the 400-mile- This power is necessary to carry
you believe the war is goingto of the Community War before the Hellcat proved itselfin I an-hour speed class. This speed the increased weight of the Hellcat,

last? The same questionwas Chest Fund for Jacksonville and the air, when, during the raids compares favorably with that of which Is thousands of pounds heav-

asked three months ago, I Duval County is urged by Captain on Wake Island, 30 enemy planes any plane in active service in any ier than the Grumman Wildcat, the
Arthur Gavin, Commandant of this were reported shot out of the air, air force. "It is much faster than fighter with which the Navy carried -
but fast changing events Station, in a memorandum addressed all by the new fighter plane. In the fastest Japanese type now op- on the air war from Pearl
along the far flung battle : to all Division Officers, recently !still' another engagement in the erating against the Hellcat," says Harbor until advent of the Corsair '

fronts prompt the Air Newsto issued. Solomons, 21 enemy planes were the Navy Department last spring, :..\
repeat the query Division Officers were instructedto destroyed by the Hellcats, againstthe Range of the big fighter is over The Hellcat is a single-engine
inform Naval personnel that, loss of two of the new air 1,500 miles This makes it, along single seat, low wing, all metal
KAROL HALLMAN, SJT)3c( ) : "In such critical times as these fighters. I I with the Navy's other new fighter folding wing monoplane, designedto
"That is a big question. I have a through which we are now pass- At the raid on Marcus Inland, the Vought Corsair, one of the operate from carriers or land
woman's Intuition about it-I thinkIt ing, our generosity is challengedby says the Navy Department, the longest range fighters in service. bases. It has retractable landing:
will be over next June." extraordinary needs. In this Japs were caught "so by sur- Service ceiling is over 35,000 gear. Details of armament are still
EUGENE COLTS, S2c: "Too community 33 agencies are parti- prise that no en my planes got feet, the same as that announced restricted.
long" cipating in the Community War

STEPHEN FOGG, S2c: "It'll be Chest Campaign for the needy and

over in a year, I guess. Of course, particularly those suffering from Shore Duty Welcome After Spanish Classes To
I think the war isn't going to be the affliction of war.

BO simple after we've finished the "A budget of $428,000 is required
Germans" for those agencies. This includesthe 13 Years At SeaThorntonthe Be Conducted Here

J. N. ROBERTS, EM2c: "The regular Community War Chest

a. Pacific war will last until Sep and the National War Fund. There's an old gag in the Navy As Extra
:. tember of 1944-war with Ger Among the causes which appeal about the sea veteran passing more hardest ActivityPlans
many should end in March of '44." particularly to service men are lighthouses than most boots have "It's bad enough in peacetime

I LLEWELLYN SMOAK, S2c: those of the: British War Relief, telephone poles, and it fits Ship's aboard those destroyers," says for
I "'Personally, I don't believe it will Greek War Relief, Polish American Clerk John William Thornton, Thornton, "and it's worse in war- Spanish lessons for

j end too soon. Matters are too in. Fund, Russian War Relief, United USN, to a ''T," time with those additional men WAVES and enlisted man have
volved. I really think it will be China Relief, usa, and War Pris Thornton reported "aboard" this aboard. But that's what makes been announced by Ensign Katherine -

about two years before it's allover oners' Aid. Anyone contributingto Station for shore duty recently good sailors." Rahl, WAVES athletic and
." this fund will also aid such agen- after 13 of continuous sere Asked about any unusual experi-
ELI COHEN, Y2c: "By Christmas cies as the Boy Scouts, Council of ice at sea years in Uncle Sam's Navy. ences, Ship's Clerk Thornton says welfare officer. These classes will
of 1946. Germany won't crack Social Agencies, Legal Aid Society, "A little duty on shore looks "I have never done anything to be conducted as an extra evening

until mid '44, and then It'll takea Travelers' Aid Society, Hospitalsand good after 13 years at sea," confesses write home about. "I'm Just a guy I curricular activity with Miss Ho- i
good six to eight months to Children's Homes. the Assistant Personnel Officer who likes the Navy and can't get mileta Ortiz, Spanish instructor in

move" the equipment to the Pa- "It is suggested that each man "It's much more comfort- along any place else." the Robert E. Lee high school, in
cific. in the service contribute to this able." I -
R. A. SICKLER, Sclc: "It'll take deserving cause. All contributionsare The burly Ship's Clerk, who charge.
about a year and, say, nine monthsto to be voluntary and in cash. packs 220 pounds on his six-foot- Revise Yard MailRevised I Miss Ortiz was born in Spain but

finish both wars. I figure it'llj They will be turned in through the three chassis, wears enough ribbons I came to this country at the age

j require a year for Germany and Division representative to the on his bulging chest to pa- schedules of pick-up and of six months. She is a graduate
{ at least nine months more for Japan Chaplains' Office In the Chapel per a wall. He holds the China delivery of Yard Mail, designed to
.. The Nazis are ready to Kin Area"In Service, Nicaraguan, National expedite service, and remain within of the University of Florida where

j up any time now. Morale will his message to Division Of- Defense, Asiatic, Asiatic and the limitations imposed by the she majored in foreign languages.

1 buckle and end the war in Europe. ficers, Capt. Gavin concluded that, American Theatre, Good Conduct critical shortage of rubber and Eighty WAVES have already expressed -
It'll take several months then to "This Community has never failed and Expert Pistol Shot ribbons. gasoline, went into effect on this interest for learning Span-
Pacific toflal.h
; get equipment to the the Naval Air Station and I am A native of Los Angeles, Thorn Station 27 Oct. I ',
I think all of ish by that lessons be -
the Japs. requesting
up confident that we shall, throughthis ton Joined the Navy In April of Heads of departments have been
our hard fighting will be with the campaign, show both our gra- 1926 as an apprentice seaman and directed to use Yard Mail for I I given. Other WAVES desiring to
Japs. ; because Russia has the upper titude and our desire to cooperatewith he advanced the hard waystepby transmission of all correspondencefrom attend these classes should reg.

hand in Europe and is doing all community projects. step, from AS to S2c, Sic, Y3c, one building to another on the ister with Ensign Anna Van West-
We haven'tstarted
the real fighting there. ", Y2c Ylc, Chief Yoeman and final- Station. Special messengers shall
in there = --- renen, assistant Athletic and Welfare -
yet
good over
ly Ship's Clerk.Honolulu be used only in emergencies when
By the time we really go in, "the Midway Palmyra faster delivery than that providedby Poole,officer by calling or Specialist Extension Phyllis 361.
Nazis will be practically licked. New Caledonia Yard Mall is required. I Enlisted
men who wish to
AM3c join
THEODORE BISHOP, : Esplrtu Santos Villa New Yard Mall shall be placed in
the classes should enroll
morale is said to be with Lt.
'Nazi bending, fd i I
These and address"
i Herbldes many unsealed "multiple en-
Forsherg, assistant Welfare Officer
to have to break -
tnt we're going I.
familiar to and
other theShip's addressed
ports are velopes properly
who Is
cooperating with En-
the back of Hitler's military might
is ended.That11 Clerk. Thornton !served' ready for the Yard Mail orderly sign Katherine Rahl, WAVES ath-
before the
European war aboard destroyers for three years, I when he calls. All sealed envelopes letic and welfare officer.
if march to
take time, we at Great Lakes for two years on placed in Yard Mall must show These classes
full are scheduled to
Berlin like we should. Say a
USS for five months address.
the Maryland the sender's return
start about
Nov. 22.
10 months. As for the Japs. it
minecraft at Honolulu for two
I on Mail for the USS Absecon shallbe Tentative
whether follow plans for the classes
all depends we
upon
years, on the USS Baltimore and addressed "USS Absecon, c/o call for
islandor two classes of one hour in
S a policy of taking island by
( USS Augusta in the Asiatic for
if we wage a frontal attack, If Section Base, Mayport, Florida"and length to be given once a week,
three years, on the minesweeper placed in Yard Mall "out- the will
place be announced later.:
to knock
we go all out the yellow
soandsos out and strike at Japan QUESTIONS Kingfisher and back to Honolulu going" baskets, it has been announced The cost of the text book will be
waters. He commission the
helped
Although no regular Air the
itself, the war will be over by mid only expense.
USS Kitty Hawk, which was schedule Is maintained be-
1915." 1. Can you pick out the one false Mall
launched at Hoboken, N. J, on 26
these three tween Mayport and Jacksonville
statement
EDWARD J. McMANUS, AM3c : among
the with (A) Adm. Chester Nlmltz Is Commander November, 1941. mall for the USS Absecon and
'I think war Germany
At the outbreak of the second rYard
: In Chief Pacific Fleet. other Mayport Naval activities is Dept.
in Jan-
will be over this year, or (B) Adm. Royal Ingersoll Is Commander World War, Ship's Clerk Thorntonwas sent back and forth daily by planes
uary at the latest. I give the Japs In Chief Const Guard
assigned to duty aboard an
((') Adm. William Halsey. Jr U taking oft from both Jacksonvilleand
another year and a half. Germany's NewsThe
aircraft transport in the Pacific
1 Nazisare Commander of South Pacific Forces Mayport.
The
morale is broken now.
and South Pacific uiea battle zone. They were exposed to Confidential mail for the USS
the at-
of
the brunt
catching
2. What time was it when the torpedo attacks but Lady Luck Absecon, the Section Base, Naval
tack. With the help of Britain, ? smiled the and it Yard Office has a new yeo-
mouse ran up tbe clock on transport was Auxiliary Air Facility, and the
we'll do a real job on the Japs striker John Milton Williams
3. The argument about which unhit. One of the most Important Boat Facility at Mayport shall be man ,
after we beat the Nazis.
came first, the chicken or the egg, missions the transport fulfilled was enclosed In "Penalty Envelopes"and Jr.Y2c
CPL. HARRY McKINNEY: My may never be settled, but we hope putting the last load of planes on registered via U. S. Mail. Myrtle Sperry has returned
birthday is August 6, the day we from 10( leave in
a day Tampa.
before the struck.
Midway Japs
also you can tell us which of these was However, in emergencies confidential -
attacked Guadalcanal and first: the telephone, the telegraph, "We barely got out of there," re- mail may be sent to the USS Have you noticed how well fire-
that we'll be
Munda. So I'll guess marks Thornton. house No. 2 looks with its flowers
the steamboat or the electric light. Absecon and other Mayport facili-
back in the Philippines by August Can these inventionsin Of all his experiences at sea theShlp's ties if delivered personally by an and decorations? Cox'n Cox says
you arrange
6 of 19 tl and that it'll all be over I
the credit for this should be givento
Clerk considers aboard
Ger- the*order in which they appeared duty officer to the Duty Officer. VM
The
by August 6 of 1915. ? "those four stacker destroyers as hangar, for transmission by air. the entire crew of FirehouseNo.
mans are cracking right now; al- 2.
though I wonder wherein'ell the 4. We all know that women in Congratulations to former Chief
Nazi air force is? No matter whereIt Naval service in World War II are Know Your Planes Gunners! Bos'n Mate O. R. Ellis upon his
I.. they can't withstand a United WAVES. But what did they call promotion to Warrant Officer.
States-Russian-British attack." the women serving. the Navy in the The Docks and Ferries organization

BEECHIE MOESTA, RM3c: "I last war? : c7771 ) ifr i iii has been well supplied with

guess that no one knows the an- 5. If you hated women you cigars all this month, for within ,
swer to that question. It's a big would be called a misogynist. But a short time of each other MoMMlc
problem. We did it in less than if you hated men, would you be Edward Crews, and BMlc J. W.
five years in the last war and called an amanuensis? Winters became proud papas. Con-

we're stronger now." 6. Who is the new United States ; gratulations.The .
__ CPL. WILBUR SCHUTT: "I'd Ambassador to Russia? Yard Departments 3 crack
'4 (y another year and a half. I football teams, Seaman Guard,
7. Which of these the firstU.
V .ifure the Germans will be out by was Boat House, and Docks and Fer-
Spring. If we turn the full Allied S. Navy aircraft carrier? ( ) Y ries, seem to be about on a par
USS Bunker Hill. USS Lex-
( )
power against Japan then I don'tthink ) with each other following Seaman
USS USS
ington. ( ) Langley. ( )
they'll last as long as some Guard's upset victory over the 1
Saratoga.
suspect. I still think the infantry Boat House. Docks & Ferries beat t..
will play the most decisive role in 8. Can you name the head foot- Seaman Guard, so Seaman Guardin
the final conquest of Germany and ball coaches of these teams: Notre pU1D turn beat Boat House, BoatHouse
Japan.. Dame, Navy, Pennsylvania :Michigan beat Docks and Ferries. It
S. T. SHELTON, SClc: "The i College of Pacific, and Duke. looks like a mad scramble from
European war will probably be Get three out of sir here on out for top honors but our

over in mid June. Oh, it'll be Jan- 9. Suppose you have $1.05 in vote goes to the Guardsmen.

", uary or February of 1945 before your pocket and you have five r 1, -FIRE A -
it's all over.: I believe if we con- coins, but no nickels. What coins

tinue the progress we ,are now would you have? A.r Ex-Marine 14 Will
that German morale, which ,
_. making 10. We won't give you the source
will break. All the ------- -.--- .
is now slipping of these two poetic lines but as- = -- I Become Ex-Husband
combined forces in the Pacific will sure you that they should be fa- NOT AT No 1! It', the British FIRE AT No. 2r! It'. the German

take care of Japan in year. China miliar ones. Can you identify them Wellington, a mid-wing', long-range Dornier Do. 217 E, a high-wing DENVER, Col. (CNS-At) II,
* -tomand. .. the United States will beat and give the two lines that follow? heavy bomber powered by twin engines. twin-engine bomber. The nose of Tommy Hart is a veteran of both

* the Japs." No refuge could save the hire The long nose) of the fuselage the slim fuselage extends ahead Midway and matrimony. He fought
I -- --- Til nacelles. Both with the Marines in the
( ling and slave extends well forward of the engines of the engine edgesof Pacific
11 The first three ships to be conC The wide spanned wings taper the thick wings taper equally to until his age was discovered. After
;_ structed for the Navy under the From the terror of flight or the to narrow rounded tips. The rounded tips. The broad tall plane' his discharge he came home and
I I- Constitution were the Constella- gloom of the grave .. taU plane is swept back and it hasa is also tapered and it has twin fins married Edna Pfost, 13. His

Js I'a United States and Constltu- (ANSWERS ARE PRESENTED ,single fin and rudder. Hold up. and rudders. Shoot It down. I mother has started annulment proceedings w

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& >i fWurs The Spirit Of America ....._.............. .BY KO\'LJIA ._, ]


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Relations Office Room 221 -
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The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S. .., JIt
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville. Florida by the Public f ---'- -
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval
4) personnel, at the Naval Air Station. the auxiliary air By Comdr. U. R. Marken, (ChC), U.S.N.
station at Lee and Cecil Fields, and the Naval Air Gun
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters e '
of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand k f THE TAKEOFFReporting
the Naval Air Technical Training Center. + r t

for duty as Station Chaplain and duties
Ii Rear Admiral A-;; C. ){cF l1, USN
Chief ot Naval Air Operational Training involved remind me a great deal of my experiencesas

Captain Arthur Ga\ln. USN. I the Chaplain on the U.S.S. LEXINGTON, now

.. Jacksonville Commandant Naval Air Station I I of sacred memory. Often have I stood 'on the deck;

i of that great carrier and watched the pilots in the
John J. (MC USN.
Captain O'Malley )
a j
Commanding Officer 1 planes take off over the sea, oftentimes hundreds
:
i. U. S. Naval Hospital rl I of miles from shore. As I have watched these

Commander Edward E. Dolecek. USN. i pilots take off that great carrier deck, I thought of

Naval Commanding Air Gunner's Officer School i them as a plan of life; that every one of us has a

Lieut.. Col. Chester L. Gawne USMC (Ret). : take-off, and the take-off in life Is very important.A .

Commanding Marine Barracks<; Officer ; : good beginning on the part of the pilot from

the flight deck of a great carrier gives him confi-
Captain Joseph B. Lynch. A-VG), USNR
Commanding' Officer, dence. Back of him is an entire crew of trained

Naval Air Technical' Training Center officers and men who have led him up to that polntU

Lieut. Col.! William T. Evans USMC (Ret), and helped him along, but once In the air he is
Commanding Officer '
Marine Aviation Detachment on his own. However a good take-off does not
:
Commander William H. Ashford Jr., USN1, always insure a success. Unforseen obstacles are
Commanding Officer, bound to arise. The pilot faces contrary ....winds rain
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs
z: squalls motor trouble and many other unforseen
Commander Commanding William O.Officer Burch. USN. f t a.rr events may throw his plane out of position in the

Naval Auxiliary-Air Station, Cecil, Field : squadron and cause not only himself trouble but .

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service 1 : a ..-. .... trouble for others. In blind flying, a pilot will fly

material Republication of credited matur prohibited ____...__ _. _._ __ _h_. _ by his Instrument board. Months and years of train-
; without permission of CNS. War Department 205) E.
42nd :St.. N. y. C. ing have taught him to trust the reading of the

I AM THE UNITED STATESBy instrument board in blind flying and on the way he -

Welcome, Chaplain Marken reads that instrument board largely depends his

Benjamin DeCasseres success or failure in coming through that storm.
The senior chaplain Comdr. Roy R.
new FOR 150 years all the people of the earth have held me as a hope 'in That Is true of the instrument board of life. To

darken, has now assumed his duties on this their eyes. each of us is given the opportunity to rely upon

station. He succeeds Captain Reuben W. Et'ery revolution 'in the last 150 years that had/ for I its aim more freedom our own instrument board for the Journey during

Shrum who detached for has modeled its laws on my Constitution the hours of the day we face. Our take-off in the
was duty overseas.
From the four corners of the earth people of all colors, ,'e"yiOJIand
We know that it will take time and effortto races have set sail to make their home under the fold of Old early morning may be good but during the day
Glory.In we are going to run up against obstacles that ate
establish as fine a record as that left be- 150 years I have raised the level of wages and living to the highest unforseen. It is through the channels of faith in

hind Shrum. But that point ever attained in all historic time.I .
by Chaplain now we the goodness of our own shipmates and a faith in
have given more persons opportunities to raise themselves, under my
know a little more about Chaplain Marken, it individualistic-capitalistic-free-enterprise' system, from menial our Christ, who is our Supreme Pilot and has givento

seems likely that he will succeed in capably to commanding positions than any other nation in the world, us through His words an instrument board of

past or present. life to read, that if followed will permit us to bringour
the shoes of Pilot.
filling our departing "Sky 1 have guaranteed to each and all, native and foreign, free speech, a own plane back safely when the day's duty is
Chaplain Marken, a native of Hampton, free pen, freedom of religion and trial by jury. Let
over. us, then, endeavor to have a good takeoff
1 hate abolished and succored the victims and
slavery of flood, famine
Iowa, served as an enlisted man in the last earthquake everywhere on earth. every morning. Begin the day with a prayer to

war, making 16 Atlantic crossings. In this I haw given the world the greatest symbol for all time' of revolt your God in your own way. Live your life by the

conflict he has been in the Pacific Combatarea against oppression-George Washington.I instrument board of faith, and back that faith by
have given the world the greatest expounder of individualistic' de-
for 20 months as a chaplain. mocracy and personal freedom in the history of tnankind good works during the hours of the day, remembering -
"Faith without works is dead".
Thomas
Jefferson.I
It is natural that with experience of
only have given the world the greatest symbol of a liberator of an enslaved -
this kind, it is inevitable that Chaplain Mar- people and the most humane ruler in time of civil war 't .

ken should the understanding and that history records-Abraham Lincoln.
possess 1 have made the words Liberty and America synonymous. Dear Mom:
sympathy for his fellow being-the same 1 have given the world in a Congress, a Supreme Court and an Executive -

kind of that made Chaplain the best-balanced government setup in history.No YOUR LETTER HOMEI
rare quality
unanswered .
has
call from an oppressed people ever gone by me.When
Shrum so popular on this station. 1 have made 'l/istake8-and / have made some great ones-/ haven't written to you for quite some time now
have admitted them finally and tried to rectify whatever 'injustice because I've been
Mar-
We welcome you aboard, Chaplain pretty busy atudying-stud'lng
may have flowed from them. for my rate you know. I guess luck was on my side
ken, and know that, although you have a My mighty rivers, my towering mountains, my prairies, my forests and here I am a third class petty officer.It .
difficult task ahead of you, you have that and my oceans have been open to tral'el/or all tny people without -
sure feels to have that
good crow on
rare combination of humanness and wisdom police permits or a spy system.I my
Of
arm. I made
course off like I didn't care for
was born in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.I .
that will endear you to the hearts of the 17 1787. the Around here because they would nen"rstop
model Constitution
the world its on September ,
men on this station. We have every confidence 1 froze gave, shoeless/ in the snow at Valley Forge. riding me if they knew the truth. But I had my
that will learn to look rating badges all sewed on on my blues a couplo
we soon upon 1 hung on by a hair at Gettysburg.
weeks
you with the same affection and respect that 1 freed Europe and myself from the deadly menace of Prussian militarism money before will help my, too.promotion.I figure Of that course I'll put the most extra of
in 191718.
we had for your predecessor, Chaplain it in War Bonds because I'd spend it on something
Today 1 lift myself to my full height and proclaim that 1 who froze! foolish if I
Shrum. at Valley Forge and battled for my life at Gettysburg shall kept it on me.
'= lay i he the dust those enemies who again seek to enslave. me. By the way, how's Dad and Sis getting on? Say,
For- hello to 'em for me because I sure would like to

Pacific Offensive J AH DEMOCRACY IN ACTION! I, AM THE UNITED STATES; see them in person next time I get my leave. But
you know mom, they keep us pretty busy here andI
The landings on the Treasury Islands in see guess it's a good thing if we're going to beat

the Southwest Pacific are another indica- For it was written for people like those Japs and pay them back for what they did
to us when they made off like friends.
tion that our 'offensive in the Pacific will)) My OpinionLetters you and me. they were our
If you want freedom then do your And what about Margie? She ain't sitting under
continue to gain momentum. It is also a sign From Our Readers share, that apple tree with anybody else while I'm away

of our growing strength. By buying bonds for our boys "over is she ? As for me, well, I have a few dates once in

Significant to the men who wear the Navy there." a while- with nice girls, mother so you don't have
Don't D'spuir FAITHFUL HEADER to start worrying. But be sure not to tell Marge
blue is the fact that the landing forces were anything about this because she might not understand -

supported by the shell fire of a naval task // you/ are lonely and feel so Hue From Lee Field. You know how it goes with a guy in the

force. This, naturally, has more of a personal And wonder why this ,is happening -- service. He works so hard that he's got to

significance to all of us on this station. to you. Radio little recreation once in a while. ha\f} )7

For the men who made up this task force Don't despair nor don'tire in, Navy ProgramsThe Well, we just got through celebrating
best weaken but laugh
The
of us like mademe
everybody else in the country and it sure
.were our shipmates and represented us in .the in the end. following radio programswill feel proud to belong to the biggest and strongest .

surging drive to smash the Japs. stations be broadcast from the by Jatkhomllle Natal Air Navy in the world. And, Mom I can hardly

The situation could just as well have been If your best girl should .leave yon Station: wait to get a crack at those Japs, but don't you ;
blue
start worrying now because I'll be all right j
reversed. The who took in the Friday UMAX ((3100-2130)
men part cam- And you should wonder why it's ) honest Mom, I will.
paign of Mono and Stirling could just as well true. Naval Air Technical Training !
I
guess I told about Joan Leslie
Center you our picking
Don't despair nor give it a thought' auditorium "Navy
have been us. If we had been in their place U'lngs." as our favorite down here. Even i il I didn't vote j
For she'll come back "if you'vereally
:we would have every right to expect that our fought.If Tuesday.' UMIIt ((2100-2130) for her myself (you know how I go for Lana Turner ,
shipmates ashore would give us every sup- Naval Air Technical Training ), I hope she'll come down here. I sure would C
Center auditorium "" like to meet a gorgeous Hollywood gal like Joan
1ng"l 0\
he should leave for far away <<,1'Anu"rl'a"
possible.
port Leslie, that is if and
she's
all
And sadder with the Command- at like her pictures,
That is why we at the Jacksonville Naval Don't you despair fed nor worry every, dear day., ant's Band. everybody around here says she is and maybe even

!Air Station must always stay on the job. But You're in his heart,far or near. Wednesday U'PDQ (1630- better.
dust being present at muster is not enough. 1700) All Saints Chapel, "Naty Well, I got to stop now because I got the duty "
iVVe must continually exert ourselves to do If Uncle Sam seems tough and Vesper<< tonight and I thought I'd catch up on a little work.Don't .
forget to write!
tell everybody
mean -- --- ----- often. Mom. and _
the best we know how. For no matter how else to write because the '
And make you mail' 'till you Marines lick 'tml.oun/C/ there's nothing a fella in .I
small our work may seem now it is playingan wanta' sen am. 'EL TORO. Cal. (CNS)-Waving service likes better than to receive a lot of mall.

important part in winning the war. Otherwise Don't despair tier say lie's unfair, away older stars "because this war Give my love to Dad, and Sis "and as for Mar- ,
: we wouldn't be here. It is well to J keep Berlin's close and wt're nearly is liable to last a long time" Marines Rie, I'll send that to her special delivery air mall, if
there. stationed I can afford the
here have'Shirley barged stamps.
that fact in mind 24 hours a day and seven'days
Temple as their official kid Your loving son f
a week, until the war is won. The moral of this story plain to sister. MA\W


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sailor walked into the main station tailor shop a few : 6 *

days ago and wanted to-know if the suit of blues he had left s

there to be altered was ready. ?

., The colored woman clerk answered in the affirmative and

I:}I. : gave him the completed uniform. The sailor examined it Ns

: 'i" t... carefully

t $., "I think I'd better try it on and see how it fits," he said -

They tell us that she's got the thoughtfully.Then .
kind of eyes' that are enticing, without another word and to the embarassment of ,

Whatever that might mean froma the woman he pulled off his old pants and proceeded to puton
practical point of view jour
the other .
guess ia as good as ours. But her
name is Ava Gardner, and she Nothing like making jourself -----
will be seen next in M-G-M's at home, no matter where you I known her very long, this beautiful -
"Broadway Rhjthm." are delectable blond. They had met
'-# Speaking of taking oN'our at a USO social gathering and it

-- pants in the wrong place, here is was love at first sight. They made

Wave Talk another story about a young officer plans, these two-wonderful plans,
who went through a similar experience Days passed almost a week

Blind date ................' Blind flying' only in this case it was She waited anxiously for his pro-

Dates ................................ "Convoys" not intentional!. posal, but none came It was so
.: Ensign date ........'Officer's Mess" When the tailor told him to step hard to understand They had

.Eat ... ... .......... "Mess" down the hall and try his pantson known each other a whole week
: ; Roast beef: potatoes the officer, not knowing where and still no wedding ring

, \ "Schooners on Rock" the men's locker room was, walked Then it happened, one beautiful,

i. Toast ................................ 'Shingles'l : into the cobbler shop. As he was moonlit night. He took her warm
01, Coffee .................................... "Ja\a' about to remove his trousers he hand in his and pressed it carress- y
.I Salt ............................... :"Sea Dust:: heard a feminine voice of caution. ingly She waited, hopefully, ex- b.
_. ._.... ;
,.1. Candy........................... "Pogy Bait Turning around he found him- pectantly, This was the moment k
,
Girdles....Hip Kits," "Armor Belts" self face to face with a blushing the biggest moment of their life f o

Uniforms ....................*Navy Bags" woman who had been working be- "Well. I finally got what I wan p A
Shoes ........ ... ......"Black Beauties," hind a large machine and whomhe after," 'he said happilv. "My: or-
; "Torture Chambers" hadn't seen when he walked In. ders for sea duty that's all

-R Late doping uniform ............"Goon"Cotton It was an embarrassed officer I've been waiting for ever since
hose ................"G. I. Nylons who left the cobbler shop for the I've been in this town." The girl is Dorothy Day and she is under contract to Warner Bros.There's .

t Coats ..................-................. "Tents' locker room on that day. no doubt but that you will agree that her smile, a trifle warm,
I' "Full Sail'' has enough zip behind it to thaw out even the most hardened iceberg
.;.... Slip showing
: Latest ........................ 'Scuttlebutt' MYSTERY OF THE WEEK- Sonny Berke, the man who Right?
M1 -wa- Why did the Boat House, which smokes a cigar and bets on football -
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had won so many games before, games, missed! the boat the
t The WAVES Are Good lose to the Seaman Guard when other day. Breezes

the chips/ were down m a touch There is a certain WAC in Day-

Girls-At Pensacola football garnet Especially, when tona Beach won think Sonny is Salty Humor From Here And There
',. the Boat House did the challenging quite the stuff and vice versa, So,
.
PENSACOLA Fla TheWAVES
NAS. and of victory whenever he can he makes
were as confident a trip
; Since the I Sailor Asks Liberty around down there without
are good girls. n\g
: as Hitler .is now sure of defeat to Daytona to see her I
:., first enlisted WAVE came aboard Have you heard about the sailor your pants ont'A
'"! .. here eight months ago, only two A few weekends ago Sonny had who asked his chief for a day off deep voice answered, "No ma-

; };. of the Women Reserves have been HIT OF THE WEEK -A yeaman the duty and thought that a good on liberty? dam, 1m reading the gas meter."
to beat that would be by volunteering "
4 way -
"at captain's mast. "Why asked the chief
: embaras-
. L) Capt. H. B Grow of the Naval who wa obviously for the special shore patrol "Well," answered the sailor, "It's
for
a Drama Main Street
sed carrying groceries on
in This he did
.
:Air Training Center said "Our exIt duty Daytona. my silver wedding anniversary, mywife's
( \\'A\'E officer at Ship's Store and Act I-Sailor and his pay.
,, '. \ perience with the WAVES hasbeen Ashore. was accepted. in town and we want to Act II-Sailor and his pay and
remarkable There have been Happy about the whole situa- celebrate" his girl.
tion and his "For the luvva Mike said the
puffing cigar more ,
4 no discipline problems. I
O. R. Ellis, who Just receivedhis Art III-Sailor and his girl.
than ever, Berke sat at his desk I chief "Are
"The only two WAVES brought exasperatedly. we '
promotion from Chief Boatswain's Act n Smllor.)) .
before me committed minor offenses the warrant feeling quite proud of himself. But gonna have to put .up with that
Mate to gradeof
"One then. came mail call and there wasa unreasonable request 25
: !, added the Captain every Fair
re-enlisted the Question
Boatswain
on
,
I letter from his dear, little WAC '"
for
borrowed motor scooter a years
a
right day after his 10 year enlist GI: "Say whatever became of
much She had received a special and
J"lde-and I didn't blame her pass
ment had expired Boatswain Ellis those old-fashioned blrls who fainted -
ashore would be In Orl n.dothat weekendand Embarrassing MomentIt
either-and the other went *"
had first enlisted on Dec. 7, 1931 when a boy kissed them
in civilian clothes'Station could not meet him as they was one omother's busiest
last re-enlistment WAVE "Whatever became of
his period
and
,, had planned.Is days. Her small son, who had been
--- ---- --- happened to fall)) on Dec. 7, 1941 the old-fashioned boy who made
It wonder
that the
any cigar playing outside, came in with his. "
the those little you-know- them faint
day dropped from Berke's mouth and pants torn.
J MoviesMAIN whats bombed Pearl Harbor. almost set his nmfirrm on fire? "You go right tn, remove your
None But The Best
If it happened to you, )'ou'd be pants and mend them yourself,"
STATION= -"Younjt and W IIItnic Hear je! Hear ye! All sailors, I The young lady had swallowed
i burned .
too.S10KIES
hit mother ordered.
\ ," William liolden, Susan Ho Power, marines, WAVES who can sing up too much sea water while swimming
Mov/ 5; "Crash Dl\e," Tyrone Some time later she scent to see
have the to put their at the beach and beinggncn
opportunity was
Anne Baxter; No7; "Random Har- how he teas getting on, The torn
\*'lit." Ronald Coleman Greer Carson talents into use bv' reporting to : fhmUirg seems to emergency aid by the lifeguard
Nov 8.; :'My friend Fllcka RoitdyMcDowell the All-Saints Chapel on Tuesday have picked up sharply the last' pants were lying on a chair The Her mother ran up to the
Rita Johnson Nov: 9 Two door to the cellar, usually cloned,
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Tickets to London," MIchele Morgan, nights at 1830. Frank Marsteller" two months try and get an was and she called down, I scene, and upon being informed
Alan Curtis Nov 10. specialist first class, will classify alley and vou'll see what 1 mean open what was taking place, shouted:
.. STUDENT OFUCtRS' AUD.-"Deert you and make you a member of the Ion didn't have to be a mind loudly and sternly, "Are you run- "Artificial respiration artificial

'5; Oood Victory<< ,"Morning(British/ Judge 8th Army" )LouiseAlbilUon No\ Station Glee Club where you ran reader" to know that a circus was I respiration One her the real

; Dennis. O'Keere,' Nov. 7: sing to your heart's content. In town last weekendhat night just because they want toI thing I'll have you know 1 can
"Crash Die Tyrone Power, Anne! h.-vpened to the "Salute and Ride" see a movie Did you hear about 1 afford the best!'"'

:Ronald Baxter Coleman Nov 8;, Gieer"Random Gamon Har\et NoMy \"', Specialists first class R F. Hunter Idea George Thorne Is! now the betty officer! who didn't light I
Chief Yeoman Thorne Congratulations his heater at home during the cold Missed The nod
ft; Friend Flicks Roddy MeDmell and B. K. Musso, Yard policemen :
Rita Johnson" No10. on this station for the past George Hoses to i wave because he was afraid it I A lawyer whose office! was on !
Timeralt LEE' FIH.D-Disney\lctorv. Nov Through 4: "Ca Ah l>- 14 months, have been transferred the marines who help sailors get would blow UI? 513my I the twelfth floor was expecting: a '
live MIdoman," Evelyn Ankers, I downtown for Shore Patrol duty. rides from the gate to the main There seems to be waves of rumor'I I client of his from the country The
John Carradlne, Nov :5 I: ':Desert Victory Both Hunter and Musso are for- side in the mornings Thorn that big thing will he brought to I door opened and the client entered,
," (and British\\'Illlnc 8th."Aimy William), No6 Holden: I mer members of the Jacksonville to the sailors and marine \\ho'' light from the "Inside" of Germany puffing violently 1
make a nuisance of themselves in by the end of the Who 1 I "Some walk those twelve
Susan Ha>'uaid. Nov. 7: "Good Morn- Police Force. Fond farewells, etc. I'I'I I year up
Ing Judge" Louise Albrltton Dennis I to the two "coppers", who we know the movies downtown they're knows maybe the Germans have fl. flights," he panted
"
1'ower O'Krefe. Anne No8 Baxter; Crnsh Nov Dive!'.9: Tyrone"Random will continue their good work on very few but loud and bad I I nally)) got wise to Hitler and the "But why didn't you take the
Harvest," Ronnld Coleman Greer their new jobsSHORT I publicity for the rest of us the I I rest of hit mob* ? ?? here's I elevator" asked the attorney.
(:arson No10: "Mv Friend HUka," same to the women who keep I Ihables I hoping It will)) be very, very soon, "I meant to" replied the client,
Roddy McDowell Rita Johnson Nov. NOVEL He hadn'tI In arms out until after mid- I I. SMOKING LAMP'S OUT. "but I missed It."
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Y2c NAS Sports PlansWith Windups
:1! By Edmund Walsh. I
:, Continued Ir... page ...
< WHEN a man misses his the Bluejackets of main
il.I first football season in 18 station already bowling and two weeks of fighting In the novice
division. In all there were thirty
more groups, the Officers and the
} years, he has time to remi WAVES scheduled to get under- bouts among the novices. Compe.

nisce. Lieut. Riley Smith, way soon, indications are that the tition in the senior division will
USNR, who reached the alleys in the auditorium will have reach the finals next week although .
All American at I their busiest season in three years. a bout between Red Me..
'heights as an The officer league is slated to Can. A and R and Kimball Harden
Alabama and later as a member begin activity in Admiral's Cup VPB 2 ((2) will be held along with
of Washington RedSkins the novice scraps this evening.

national professional Officer Bowling Season Enthusiasm and interest in box...

champions, turned back the i. ing: on Main Station have boomed
Ready To Start 15 Nov. w with the tournament, Many fighters .
pages and picked an all-star Bill Morse S2c. VTB, left, and Ken Keller, S2c, Seaman Guard, have tried to enter late and

pro team from standouts of All units desiring to enter a heavyweights, clash tonight in the finals of the novice division of the have been unable to be accomodat-
the last decade. team In the Officers bowling
ed. The boys who have battledin
"r; Now on duty at the Naval Air league are asked to rail Lieut. NAS boxing tournament. Morse, a Portland, Oregon, Bluejacket, is 18 this tournament ,are the plo

; Station, Jacksonville, Fla., Smith Hobbs Adams.of Sports Director Train-, years old and stands six feet, one inch. Keller, from Long Island, eers in fighting on the Main Sta U
was head coach Department Physical tion. To them and to Lt. (jg) John
at Washingtonand Ing. Ext. 693 before Wednesday, J{. Y., Is 19 and stands six feet, two inches The winner of the battle Patrick who trained them shouldgo
10 November
Lee In 1941 deal of credit for theStation's
; Officer bowling U slated trf't will receive a Golden Glove. a great
R before receiving: first tournament.In .
15 Nov
hit Navy com underway one div"'on,135 pounds, there

mil I lop. He week from next will be two fights to determine the
competition a
played alongside : Monday, Nov. 15. The WAVES began Ships Store and DispensaryPace champ. The first two fights of
of or informal bowling last night the evening will be at this weight

against every and will continue practice session In TouchballShips
named.Captain Leagues
man until is
for a few weeks a league
of the formed Fighters Meet At 1830
East in its 19
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S to 3 triumph Personnel Is WinnerIn Store Ashore and Main Dispensary are leaders in the Fighters who have bees
round in the '
opening games named for bouts, will meet Lt. -
over the West In enlisted men's league Personnelbeat Main Station touch football at the completion of one
Ltat. Smithwas 1936 and of the Docks and Ferries in three race (Jg) John Patrick In tM Male

college all stars straight games. VO-VCS defeated month of competition. Ships Store has won four while losingone Station Auditorium at ringside
In the same year, he is rated as Marine Disbursing in two oft three tonight at 1830.
one of the greatest blockers ever !games. A and R Instrument Shop and Dispensary is undefeated in four games.
and winners will meet again in the
to play the game. took two out of three from
games in both is highas
Ills nominees are: II Interest leagues : windup battle of the evening.At .

Darnell Tinsley (Cardinal.*)._..End the Engine Post Office Overhaul scored over Ma- i closinground teams battle of for sports position activity in the Officer Tennis Meet 133 11>1. Ed Turner Sea

Don Ilutson (Packers.End rine Guard in three straight, while for the Commandant's Cup. Nears Final Round man Guard, will meet Gerald
Turk Edward (K lskins)....Tackle T 4 was doing the same to the Green, Recruit Center, and Willie .
Joe Stydahar (Bears)... .... Tackle Storekeepers I The reshuffling: in the American Tennis champions will be crowned Scajrgs, Boathouse, will tangle
Danny Fortmann (Bears).....Guard High three game series for the league brought Ships Store from a in the officer tennis tourna- with Walter Sanborn, Assemblyand
Mike Mlchalski (Packers.GuardMel week were rolled by Paul Moore, I third: place tie to the lead while ment within the next week after Repair.At .

.............. Center Seaman Guard went from sixth hot in the fall
Held (Giants) AMM 2c, A and R Instr. shop, 562; some competition 123: Ibs. Johnny McCa,
Sammy Baugh (Redskin?)......Back Hank Grisso, CM, T 4, 535; Ed- place to second tournament.Lt. Seaman Guard, mixes it up with

Cliff Battle (Redskin*)..........Back ward Mundie, AMM 2c, Engine Seaman Guard Beats BoathouseOne (j jg) Meyers and Ensign Min- Lloyd Sawyer, VPB (1) will
Johnny Drake (Cleveland)......Back Overhaul, 517; Harold Herrin, of the feature games of the ton, of VTB, have already ad. battle Benny Allen, Seaman
Ernie Plnckert (Redskins)......Back M.Sp. 2c, Station Directory, 553; week was Seaman Guard's 18 to vanced to the final round after a Guard.
Whlzzer( White (Lions)............Back James Delsandro, ART lc, VO-VCS 6 triumph over the Boathouse. Out- triumph over Comdr. Strong and At 155 Ibs. Paul Myrehn, VTB.
About the ends, he names Hutsonas 509; and Don Rolli, Y lc, Person. standing players in the game were Lieut. Stark, Operations pain off with Joe Lancaster,
the greatest offensive end he net 506. Jim Horning Boathouse, Eddie Comdr. Young and Lieut. Can- Recruit Center.At ,
has ever seen and Tinsley as the High single panics were turnedin Lyons, Charlie Swain, Red Nor- ham T4, won ever Lieut. Tucker 165 1M. Fred NUwander,
greatest all around performer.Of by Herrin, 221; Moore, 212 and wick and Pollock Plezarka, Sea- and Lieut. McGllnn, VTB by default Seaman Guard meets Fletcher
the tackles he says Edwards foul, 200. and Lt. (jg) Hillsman and Madlook, Itetrult Center. '
the only one he ever saw who Games next Tuesday have Per- AMERICAN LEAGUEW I Lt. (jg) McCachren, Ordnance and In the heavyweight division,
didn't have to use his hands. Two sonnel opposing Marine Barracks; I.Ship' Gunnery, beat Lieut. Crum and Ken Keller, Seaman Guard will
Store ........... ..... 4 1
hundred and sixty five pounds, he VO-VCS going against A and R Seaman Guard ............n....... 5 2 Lt. (jg) McCord, Public Works. trade ptinohw with Bill More,
,was big, powerful and fast and Instrument Shop; and Station Di- Boathouse .. ...................4 2 The winner in this bracket will oppose VTB.
just waded into a ball carrier. rectory competing against Docks- Recruit Center .................. 4 1 Lt. Meyers and Ensign Referee will be Chief Specialist
(jg)
.. ...... 3 2
Docks Ferries ... ......
Stydahar, 240 pounds had greatall Ferries. Friday night games call Hospital ... ...................... 3 2 Minton for the Station title. George Abrams of the NATTC
around ability. He was extremely for Seaman Guard to meet Ma- VM Hangar ..................... 2 3 athletic and welfare ot: .e, the
fast, a hard charger and rine Guard, T 4 to tangle with T4 "....'*...'........ 1 4 leading contender for Tony Zale's
Main Galley" .. .. .......... 0 7
best in a Boathouse and
the rushing
among pass- Storekeepers to A. and n (ll) ::::: : 0 1 Raiders Vs. MiamiIn middleweight crown.
er. face off with Station Directory. Senior battlers who are in train

Guards Fortmann and Mlchal- 3fr NATIONAL LEAGUEW L Bowl ing for next week's show are: Fred .

ski were tops. MichaNkl wound Dispensary ...................... .4 0 Orang DeFranco, Seaman Guard and Joe
up his long career on Ueout.Smith' Seaman Guard & A and R ......... ............. .4 0 Brown, A and R, 125 lbs?; Red
freshman' in O and G ... .. .. .i .... .. ....... 4 2 Friday NightThe McCan, Assembly and Repair, Ritchie
year pro VPB 2 (1) ... ...... ... .......... 3 2 .
ball. Jle had "everything a Marines Lead In VPB 2 ((2) ... .. .......... ....... 3 3VOVCS NATTC Air Raiders will Mendoza, VPB 2 (2), and Kimball
should have." Fort- 2 4 Harden, 135: lbs; Dick Lee,
good guard In VTB ...:::::::::::::::::: ::::::: 2 5XI again be cast in the role of under- Seaman Guard, and Lou Nezou,
warm was also proficient Lee Touch BallThe ..... .,. ,...,................. 1 .4Ti dogs when they take the field
every department and was superior ........... .... ................1 4 against undefeated Miami Univer- Fighting French, NAGS; Clyde
out of Perry, Seaman Guard and William
to all in pulling
Marines No. 1 team and the sity in the Orange Bowl Friday
,.1Ko line to lead the interference Seaman Guard No. 1 team continueto man Guard. Rivalry was keen and in which tax Workman, Marine Barracks 155
night a game may
llein had no competition for it was a well played contest, requiring famed lbs.; Jimmy Wismer, A and R, and
: battle it out for top honors in the capacity of the stadium.
the center job. He was a sixty Seaman Guard to turn in Troy Bohannon Marine Parracks.Bainbridge .
the physical-conditioning league at Miami, a 6 to 0 victor in the
_
minute ball player, one who I its best performance of the season M V i 3t(
the: NAAS, Green Cove Springs. mud and rain a month ago at
ne>er made a bad pas*. He was Both teams have lost one touch to win. C. B. Castles, who Cadet field, has improved game NT S Packs
-'l ell on defense." scored two of this teams touch
football game but are undefeatedin by game and is now being boomed -
In the backfield, Baugh In softball and basketball. 1 downs, was a bulwark on the offensive as a choice for the Orange Powerful Grid PunchThe

the greatest passer and kicker Commissary No. 2 held to third' for the Guardsmen. Boat- Bowl game New Year's Day. In the Bainbridge,
the game has ever known. In house standouts, Cook Fox, Brun- power
in the with win- the Raiders chances
place standings a Lessening Md. NTS eleven, which is winning
fact he WM even greater a* a son, Pegorellia, Lawrence and .
lose: average of 7 and 2. The X-2 of a victory is the loss of nine in top heavy manner this
kicker than he was a* a paneer.He O'Donnell. games
division came out with a new team gridders by graduation and injury
Tall, is represented in the
personsof
kicker and
the best A and R defeated Ordnance
was quick
last! week, having broken away who faced the Hurricanes in the Ensign Phil Ro ozzo. great
in the leagues.Rattles Gunnery 12 to 0 with a fine running
from a combine that Includes nine first meeting. The nine Raiders guard at Western Reserve the
wan the hardest running different departments. The Marine and passing attack. Ramsay who are no longer with the squadare Cleveland Rams and the Philadelphia -
C' back ever to crash through outfit has certainly put all its eggsin passed to Cosby for the touch- End Bill Borcher Tackles Fred Eagles Howard HIckey, who
;
k
an opposing line. Clark wa one down. Vourbeck and Brown were
one basket for resting on the Ellis, Fred Baker and Charles starred at end for the Arkansas
of the most brilliant football bottom of the 12>team league is A and R stars. Below, Guard Paul Toth, Center Razorbacks and the Rams CluleMoaher
He lacked Store Ashore has its ;
minds In the won
game Ships
the Marine No. 2 team.
Charley Johnston and Backs Bob Steelers
nothing and stood out among last four out of five games and Pittsburgh
In the attendants Dominic Sanzotta.
mess league, Yanke and
ter Bill de Correvont, triple cen0
into the lead in the ;
great backs. Drake was picked the Wildcats remain the leaders has jumped Borcher, Ellis, Toth, Yanke and back from Northwestern and
l" over a number of good fullbacksbecause with a record of 18 and 3. How- American league. Outstanding for Sanzotta were starters against
Dutton, speedy former Pittsburghback.
of his sire, speed and the 3SA is Ray Norman who is a stel-
ever, for enthusiasm, Lieut. Miami last time. .
great defensive ability. He was lar pasaer. His recent record is 17 to start
(jg) Al Mann reports that the Capt. Fred Frink plans -YiioI
"faftt as a deer." Pinckert Has! Buffaloes are unsurpassed. Before completions in 30 attempts. On the five Raiders against Miami who
picked because of his special bklll receiving end of the passes have FootballSouth
every game they shout out how have had only high school experience. Navy
as a blocking back. White they will "slaughter, wreck and Calinae.. O. Page Seven This harpoons Miami pub-
was the best defensive halfbackIn ruin" their opponents. The enemy. licity which calls the Raiders an

the league He. was! equally however remains unimpressed, as 15 Grid Teams Still 4.0 outfit that is heavy on college ex- LeJeune, 14; Camp Davis, 0
good offensively.There the Buffaloes have won but two of perience. Curt Bay Coast Guaid, 7; Camp Lee,
you have it. A team of their twenty-one games.Louis With the football season approximately Raider lineup changes will see G.
pro all-stars of the past decade, i.w....__St __... six week old the list of Chuck Koehler and Dennis Galla- Georgia: pre-flUM. 14; Tulane. 13.
picked by one who could very unbeaten and untied teams has I! her at the ends, Duke Iverson at East

easily be on the squad himself. Boxes In West narrowed down to fifteen. Purdue, fullback and Chet Haliski at Sampson NTS. 48: Rome Air' Depot, 7.
For though Pinckert was his choice sgt. Joe Louis and Cpl. Ray Rob- Notre Dame laa Seahawks, quarterback.Daniel Middle West
as a blocker, we don't believe inson wU conclude the first phase Southern California Randolph] Field of Augusta. Ga., .
there' even a shade of difference of their schedule of boxing exhibitions Field, (Tex.), Franklin-Marshall, I will be the Raiders next foe at Notre Dame 33; Navy ().
Iowa 19 Fort Riley 2.
pre-flight :
), between the former Southern Cal- early In November after Colorado college, Cape Glrardeau Cadet Field, November 13. Great Lakes, 3J; Western Michigan
ifornia star and Lieut. Riley reaching the Pacific Coast. Their (Mo.) Teachers, Bainbridge Md. ._.___*ijt G.

Smith. November schedule follows: Camp NTS, Bunker Hill. Ind. NAS, Coaches LeJeuneHead South WestLubbock

"Picking players like Battles Beale, 1 Nov; Mather Field, 2 Doane, Washington, Diake, Arkansas Chevigny Field, 13j; Norman (Oklahoma .
over Red Grange and Drake over Nov.; Ford Ord, 3 Nov.; Camp Aggies and Pittsburgh (Kan.) coach of the Camp Le ) NAS 0.
Dronko Nagurskl will likely dis- Robert, 4 Nov.; Camp San Luis Teachers are in the select group' Jeune Marines will play theNATTChere Far WestSan

appoint some people." said Lieut. Obispo, 5 Nov; Camp Cook 12 Army, Pennsylvania, Tulsa and 13 Nov. is Lieut. Jack Chev-

Smith, "However believe that Nov., and Santa Ana Air Base, Texas Aggies have not been beaten igny i ex Notre Dame back and March DkRf Field! ,NTS.7; St.2JI Mary's:; U.C.L.A.pr.-flight, 0 ,
C.atl..d ea page sires 15 Nov. 'but have been tied. Texas coach. G. Q)

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Basketball League Developed; Navy Be Served Giving Red Cross

If enough teams *h ,w Inter.
est, there will be a Sunday basketball How old are the men In the
league during the win Finds It ValuableAs Navy Valuable ServicePerhaps

ter months. Teams desiring to The answer Is young

2i enter should phone Lieut. Raymond A recent Navy aur\'ey. takenat no single group appreciates -
Forsberg, assistant welfare the result of intensive research the start of the fiscal year, the Red Cross more than
officer, at Ext. 408. Games conducted over a period of showed that 19 per cent of the Service Wives who know that
will be played in the Main Station years, the Navy is now in posses personnel are under 20 years of their husbands either have beenor
Auditorium. sion of a valuable plastic shlpbot- will be sometime dependent on

T"--- tom paint which has materially aged Eleven per cent are 21 yearnof the Red Cross for some valuable
reduced fouling of Naval vessels, service.
The 22 old com
bringing about consequent enormous prise age.10 cent.year Five per cent That is why the Naval Air Station .
0 and G VO-VCS per
saving in fuel oil. Incidental
Unit's workroom, located in
are 25; ;?.5. are SO; one percent
results are a lessening of the strain are 35: ; one per cent are the Sunday school, is increasingly!

Lead Touchball on machinery, and reduction of 40 and only one per cent are 45 popular on Tuesdays and Fridys
the critical demand for docking years or older. with Service wives eager to do
facilities by eliminating those their bit.Those.
dockings primarily for the purpose who enrolled this past
Ordnance and Gunnery and of cleaning and painting ship. N. A. O. T. C.Roundup week to make surgical dressingsare
VO-VCS remln
Squadron on top bottoms. Sirs Albert II. Travis, Mr.
in the officers' touch football The problem of overcoming fouling LaMoreaux.
Jl. L. Yeager Mr* Raymond -
league, each having won four has been an object of research Mrs Neville Holcombr
j; games while losing none. almost since the beginning of navigation Mrs. John Pruskl, Mrs John
O and G maintained its perfect upon the seas. Since the A Column Of News Frost, Jr. 1lrs.V.. F. Salmon
I record only by a heroic effort in introduction of Iron and steel ves. and Mrs. K. S. Sih'Is.
i the final two minutes of the ball sets, it has become Intimately associated And Comment' From Among the veterans of the Unitis

game with the Gunnery B team. with the problem of corrosion Other Stations Mrs. E. E. Smith, wife of Cap
With the score tied at 18 all, Lt of underwater structures.
tain Smith who is Senior Medical

The new athletic officer at the While commercially manufact. Enlisted Men Honored Officer of the Station. Mis. Smith

NATTC .is Lieut. Marty Karow, STANDINGS ured plastic antifouling paints has put in over 150 hours at the
former backfield coach at TexasA. were known for many years, priorto NAS, "Daytona. Beach, Fla. workroom, making, inspecting, andpacking
and M. Lieut. Kimbrough, who W L 1932 their extensive use was' Captain Willis Cleaves, commanding bandages. Another faith
Ordnance and Gunnery.... ..... 4 0 not favored by the Navy due to ful worker is Mrs. E.Y.. Litth
receives a great deal of credit for VO-VCS . . . ...... .......3 0 officer, commended two enlisted
developing such A. and M. stars as Gunnery Officer A ............. 2 1Gunnery impracticalities in application and men here and extended his whose 'husband is Captain LiUh,
Johnny ICimbrough, Jim Thompson Ofllceit B 2 2 to the fact that the outstandingpaint Chief of Staff. Mrs. Utch is vice-
and Dick Todd, is now assistIng I A and R . .. ::::::::::::: 2 2 1VPB of this type was an Italian "congratulations" to them for saving chairman of the Unit and has more

with the coaching of the : Operations 2 .H) ::: :: :: ::::::::::::::: 0 1 4 product known as "Moravian the life of a soldier in dis than 100 hours .of service to her

NATTC eleven which plays Miami : Public Works' ....... ....... ..... 0 4 I paint." tress. The men, Walter Braren, credit.
-. Friday night. He was an AH American -I Dispensary .... ... .....,.. ... .. 0 4 -- ttf -i Jr., Sic and Leonard Mettes, S2c, Mrs. R. S. Higgins whose husband .
fullback at Ohio State in 1927. Commander Higgins was
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.' He has coached at Texas A and (jg) Jim Kessler threw a long 'Rent Bills For Housing rescued a soldier who .u a drown- recently detached from the Station

M, Texas and the Naval Academy pass to Lieut. Don Cross for a ing at Silver Springs.One for overseas duty, also has a blue
._ score' making it 24 to 18. Projects Must Be Paid of the No. 1 heroes of the star on the bulletin board, denoting
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Following the kickoff, 0 and Station is Lt. William B. Hall, winner 100 hours of making surgical
Public Works has announcedthat
G intercepted a Gunnery lateral of the Congressional Medal of dressings.
The Runway which set up the final tally. A pass on occasion tenants have" "un Honor. Lt. Hall received the coun Although Mrs. A. C McFall,
to Lieut. Cross in the end zone intentionally or otherwise, moved try's highest honor for action wife of Rear Admiral McFall, only
.U..ed Fran ralf. 6U; made the final score 24 to 18. out of housing projects without against the Japs in the battle of assumed chairmanship of the Unita

players of today have the advan- Gunnery officers tallied three settling their rent and utility ac- the Coral Sea. few weeks ago, her total of hoursis
tage of playing the game in a more touchdowns in the fourth quarterto counts. These accounts, it was emphasized now 25 and each session' adds
advanced stage. But even on abil- down a stubborn and previously : are obligations to the Titles Galore several hours of her service.
tty alone, I would select Battles unbeaten Operations team.A government and must" be paid. NAS, Melbourne, Fla. EnsignJ. But still the Unit needs workers!,
"Former tenants, it was pointed W. Wheeler is a man of many
and Drake. and R, a recent entry, has so if you are a Service wife, with
out, "can be traced as long the Station. He is Aide
titles
won two games and lost two. Lieut. on even a few hours a week to spare,
Movies of the Orange Bowl Fredric Mohle, Lieut. Duane Whit- as they are in the Navy, and It to the Executive Officer, Recorder you are urged the group.
classics of the past five years comb and Lt. (jg) Nick Pulig- they are discharged to a civilian Summary Court Martlals, Assistant toojjoin
which were to have been shown nano are stars for the A and R. status the Department of Justice Legal Offices;, Assistant Legal -

iA\:l- .... in the %. ; rlum tonight before Lieut. Don Cross, 0 and G, leads can be called upon' for "assistancein Assistance Officer Shore Patrol Civilian Technicians

\,; z the fights have not yet been ob- all scorers with 30 points. obtaining collections. Officer, member of the Auditing. Wear UniformA
: talned. Comdr. Mahan, Welfare When the time comes for you Board and Ration Board and acting May Navy
.o=Leer, expects to have the films --- to move out be sure to check with Ship's Service Officer uniform and an insignia have

.for Thursday Nov. 18, possibly foi the Housing Office, Main Station, that's all, brother.A been authorized by the Navy for
... ..\ Nov. 11.'Ships Like Stories? It's and pay your account, determiningthat dual tennis tourney opened on use by civilian technicians who

\. .- .- .._ there is no unpaid balance. If 1 November, one division for enlisted may serve temporarily aboard Naval
you fail to settle your account be- men and another for officers. vessels.
fore it means extra the court com The uniform is similar to that
I And About Babe Ruth leaving paper Interest in
:
DispensaryPace
: Store work for the Housing Office, anda petition is keen. worn by Naval officers, but carries
letter to new Commanding no insignia of rank or
League In Touchbalid Hr c.'f'"p.rf'r: "f'r"lf'e| your -at corps.
Officer, which could prove embarrassing The Word "Chit I Caps to be worn with the uniform
('. ... Fr... ra. filebeen Babe Ruth had one great superstition "when you are tryingto are also like those worn by officers
letter
Buck Carter and Pic Bochera, He wouldn't play a game make a good impression in a The word chit, meaning a is derived except in that a black chin
note, voucher or receipt, -!
135 pound mite. SSA lineman who unless he first gave himself a new assignment. from the Hindu word chitti. strap is always worn and they
continue to sparkle are Monk, treatment with some pet eye lotion have no cap device of any sort.
The old East India Company pass
One Garrison made of the
and he always kept in his locker. caps same
Huzura. Brown Hanbury. PhilosophyOur ed the term along to the British
VTB Lazzerl swiped the bottle material as the uniform may be
Vl'B 2 Trounces day Tony
((1)) those Army and Navy, and it was prob-
down the greatest enemies are by technicians when they are
stuff worn
2 (1)) won a game from dumped the in
. VPD ( of ably absorbed by the U. S. Navy
who rob of good opinion
VTB 26 to 6. In this contest Hanna drain and refilled the jug with us our Asiatic Stations. prescribed for officers. The garrison -
four plain water. ourselves. caps are worn without any
of VPB 2 (1) flipped .
touchdown one for 20 yards The Babe came in a few minutes I insignia.The! .
and another passes for 25 yards to-Graham later and doused his eyes. :; .,..,:; ; :; :;:- -. insignia for technicians,
him. which is worn on the left breast
He connected on the other Lazzeii was watching t
two, one to Burges for 10 yards "Is that stuff any good" said ,', pocket of the coat and shirt, consists
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for
and the other to Ferreira
"It's great," said the Babe. Jt'ti ?fir, '. ,1.t" eagle facing to the right, and

yards.VTB beat\ Personnel 6 to 0 when Lazzeri took the bottle, poured : clutching in the left claw a set of

: passed 25 yards to Crego i some of the stuff in his palm and tools and in the right, an olive
for Walloy a score. Personnel's beet play- tasted it. Ruth looked. at him gog- n: r;; branch. Immediately below the
Eugene McCarty and gle-eyed. eagle appear the words: "U. S.
ers were
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"Are you crazy yelled."You'n
Mike Hyba.
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VO-VCS defeated VPB 2 (1) poison yourself. 1T -
two Propiettl But Tony said it didn't taste bad
12 to 6 on passes Gen. Marshall Caught
to Murphy one for 20 yards and at all and to prove it he tilted the
the other for 15 VPB tallied on bottle up to his lips and drainedthe Saluting With Palm Out

a 45 yard pass, Smith to Denny whole jug. The Babe almost WASHINGTON (CNS), Soldiers .
O and G scored a win over VPB dropped deda. He never did find T
around town are one on
2 (2), 7 to 6, when Dubbott caughta out that Tony was drinking plain r Gen. George C. Marshall, Chief up of

pass from Montgomery and lat- water. = Staff. A
i !f t' magazine recently pub.
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lished a picture of Gen. Marshall
VPB got its touchdown on a pass.
with his out.
saluting! -- palm
Hannah to Gardner Small Arms Expert To Soldiers caught saluting in this
SSA beat T 4, 18 to 12 with I
manner might pet
company punishment
Eheid, Janzynzki and Crawford Appear Here Today ,'."" .. l but most yardbirds in the j
y
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standing. out. Recruit Center gota I j i '..>} 1 Washington area were inclined to

20 to 0, victory over Marine K. M. Beagle, world famoussmall > go easy on the General. "If he does +
Guard. O'Qulnn, Bishop and Murphy arms expert of the Remington :),11 It." they reasoned, "it's okay-for d
were featured in the win. 1 I Arms Company, will presenthis him.
Personnel notched its first triumph celebrated shooting exhibition -
of the season over VO-VCS. on the Machine Gun Range today I
7 to 6 when George scooted and tomorrow at 1600. It's Another DaughterFor
around end for 20 yards and a Officers and men of all Com-
Cmdr. E. W. MahanThe
score ID the second Quarter. mands at the Station are cordially
. ;J Hospital beat Recruit Center, 7 invited to attend this interesting 1 stork dropped an eight
to 6 on a pass, Collins to Rascloppi. and Instructive entertainment. tt pound, three ounce block buster at
_1 Recruit Center's tally came on a I Units desiring to attend as a class St. Vincent's Hospital on Navy

: Hip tram Anastasio to O'Quinn may arrange for bus transportation J Day. i
--- --- with the Officer-in-Charge of Garage It was the third daughter, for
,': Ext. 471 or 472. Comdr. and Mrs. Edward W. ,Ma

"II' Del Monte Has Power : ---%*s j-- han. The Commander, Station
Welfare Officer, is one of the
Pretty Buiy greatest of the great football stars
Four well known college players
starringin A Wave on leaving home after graduated from Harvard.
if of a few years back are .
the backfield at the U. S. Navy ten days' boot leave was being ---'" '
. pre-flight school, Del Monte Califoinla seen off at the train by some of ( Tank Ulns Street Rattle

They are Parker Hall, AllAmetlcan her friends. GAr a wvsK: BALTIMORE (CNS) A tank
from Ole' Miss and the "Now be sure to write us often .. and a street car met head on in a

Cleveland Rams; Len Eshmont said one of the C'rls. street collision here and the trolley

Jl'ordhaoRamll and New York "I'll try," replied the Wave, "but "I wish you'd fasten your medals on tifiht.r'-!' came out second best. The ear
S Giant speedster' ; Paul Christman, from what I have seen of the Navy bounced off the tracks and onto the
Mtwouri\ passer and Jim McDon- thus far I'll be pretty busy saying' This is no scrap metal depot! V euib. The tank, unimpaired, continued
nlil. blocking back from Ohio 'Yes, sir' al) day, and 'No, sir, all on its v"
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" YOU DON'T SAY, HERR GOEBBELS? Navy Orders Super Cited By Secretary Of Navy : ::,':

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AH the Allies increase the severity of their air blows against .
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Industrial Germany the Nazis are Ktrlvlng. desperately' in their Carriers; To Carry f\-/. I

communique to minimize their own losses' and, at the same time, 1

exaggerating the damage done to our attacking planes .. ..
Thin propogamla has reached such ridiculous heights that recently Two-Engine PlanesThree ,

J the Public Itelatlons Office! of the Eighth U. S. Air Force a
Y issued the following mock German communication for use In Berlin: gigantic- aircraft carriers, a < riC r :a

"Large formations of huge American bombers attemptedto the biggest ever built, have been

penetrate Western" Germany today but were driven off ordered by the Navy, Secretary of rQi .
by hoards of our brave fighter pilots. Forty seven U. 8. the Navy Frank Knox announced. .
bombers were shot down. One of our fighters was lost. Construction will begin Imme N
One of our cities Is'mlsslng!" diately.
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capable of carrying
big two-engine bombers, will be the
Lt. Hopkins Had Grandstand largest ships of their type In the

world, Knox said. ,',
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"They are generally In responseto J l ;. '.
Seat At Bombing of TokyoAlthough the steady growth in size of
I planes." the Secretary of Navy ''
added.
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Lieut. L. A. Hopkins,', I rons scored six: hits on one carrier The carriers will be known as -; :
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24-year-old dive-bomber instructorat and at least three on the "C V B's" and will provide greater

Cecil Field is the holder of the other. One of them, a mass of protection than ever before used on

Navy Cross for distinguished ac- flames, virtually blew up." > an aircraft carrier, both In armament :
tion during the battle of Midway Having dropped to a low altitude and in armor plating- C >

he received perhaps his greatest the Japanese fighter planes "They will afford a combination : ---i C.}
thrill when his carrier assisted in began to get in some licks, but of protection and speed and havea .. t''

escorting the Hornet when Major "we didn't lose A single: plane at capacity to handle larger planes Ci ..
General James Doolittle made his that time because of fighter and more of them than any ship ; .'

now historic flight to bomb Tokyo. position," said Lieut. op.1 ever launched" Knox declared I ;,
"We had a grandstand seat on "However several of the _
the proceedings," said Lieut. Hopkins failed to reach their carriers be-

"and after the planes had cause they ran out of gasoline. I I Musicians Wanted

left the Hornet we managed to get was fortunate enough to make my

in a few licks of our own. Up to carrier." '

that time we had rigid orders not "How much gasoline did you For A Dance BandWANTED n .
to engage in any offensive action." have left?" he was asked. "I don't

Apparently the Japanese have a know. I thorough system of patrol around I "Fliers from your squadron and drummer. bass fiddler trumpeleei Secretary of Navy Frank Knox praised the heroism of Lieut. Comdr. ,

their mainland for Lieut. Hopkinssaid i the Yorktown got three of the Jap Any professional musician.experience'( with or. nlthnut Contact Welfare paM- Thomas \\'. McKnlght squadron operations! officer here, for taking off .r' ,

numerous small Japanese I carriers that day didn't they ?" Office Main Station .I with a loose 500-pound bomb In a training; ship! and dropping; the deadly .

craft dotted the sea in a systematic : "Yes, we unquestionably got the The demand for musical enter- load: <<1 into the- open sea. The bomb Muck In the bomb hay doors and ,

sort of way near the spot three of them, and contact was tainment has grown from a whis- I could not be safely dislodged aground. (Story on I"agtont') : 1.
where the Hornet unloaded the big I made with the fourth carrier next per into a shout nothat the I I --- -.-- -- .'

bombers for the raid which gave day. It was several hundred miles holiday season is just around the Material For Book On I
the enemy the jitters "The area from the original scene of action corner and the Welfare Office
was well covered," he said "with'' but when we got through with it has announced:: plans to organize WAVES Gathered Here : r'-- 1

at least one of these small boats I' she was blazing, and apparentlyin a new five or six piece dance
every 50 miles and apparently sinking condition so I confi- band. Considerable background mate-

three or four deep, thus affordinga dently believe we sank all or Buddy Balbo and his Jumpin' rial for "The WAVES; The Storyof AtSt Vincent Hospital Jackson- .
I. the Gills in Blue" written by tile, Florldn
warningsysttm which covered them. Jax are booked solidly and the t
Questioned us to whether Mrs. Nancy Wilson Ross, and recently Y3c and Mis. John B' C'onleio. a ;
least 200 miles. or
at second ,1
musical
unit is to be organ- son John Bernette. ji.. born Fil l4 la, y,
After General DoolittleS bombers not the Jap. used parachutes in ized in the immediate future under published was obtained by OU. 13. .
had taken off for Tokyo the the Pacific theatre: of operations another baton twirler, the Welfare Mrs. Ross during a visit of several S2c: and Mrs Alfoirt s. Dick a son ;)
UNit to this Station during the past Alford Claude horn Satuid.iv Oct. 16.
planes on Lieut. Hopkins' carrier Hopkins said that he'd Department announced. The days
Lt. UK) and Mis Alfred Bnldur a
got the "go" sign and they never seen one of them bail out, second unit will probably be en- summer. daughter, Frances Anne, born S.itdi-
took oft to do a little bombing but "I''eI't'n a lot of their larged as lime goes by and all Lieut. Comdr. Mildred H. Mc- dav. Oct. 16. _
and strafing of their own with planes shot down, and perhaps. musicians to Afee, director of the Women's Re- ACMM and Mrs. WlUlam C'otlei n
are strike
urged up daughter Dianne Elizabeth: busurday
the numerous Jap boats that the pilots were either dead or the new band. serve, in commenting upon the Oct 16. '
dotted the ocean as their special injured and couldn't take to the book said, "It seems to me a masterpiece AMMfe, and Mrs William H!I "
targets: '('t1l1 t 1"..." -------- -- in its comprehension and daughter Sharon Dianne, born 'n.
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"Everybody found a target save Aboard tae Hornet at Santa Censors Will Stop Adding accuracy, and I think you have Capt. and Mrs Frank M. Whir en,. _
one of our pilots" said Lieut. Hopkins Cruz Lieut. Hopkins said that theJapanese rendered real service to the Navy son ,Frank Thomas born SaturJa ,;, ,4
"He found plenty of small apparently were determined Humor And Stuff To Mail and especially to the women In the Oct IB.MM2c. ...:J4 '
and Mrs Gilbert E. Rlchar
boats but was saving his bomb I I, to sink this carrier which WASHINGTON (CNS). Military Navy by presenting their part in daughter. Judith L>'nn. born Sat,f1.8.a i
load for bigger game which he had provided the "Shangri la" have the war effort so graciously. and tlav Oct. IS. .' i
censors no right to add She; and Mrs Frank Archdeklnyg8 I'
located. After I had unloaded 'from which Major General Doo- intelligently
never their comments -even if they are daughter Marian Frances, born Satur
my bombs I located two big little had launched his bombers for funny--to the mail they examinethe I The book is being published by day IS.
tenders, but didn't have any bombsto the raid on Tokyo. He would say War Department has ruled. Henry Holt and Co.. Inc., 257> ico and; Mrs Cecil LaFa>'elte Howard :
Fourth Avenue, New York City. a son born, Sunday, Oat 17.
them. little about the attack the Hornet
use against on Soldiers detecting any written MM2c and Mrs. Alton B. Smith, a
Not only did this Jap warninglink other than that, "they were intent comment on mail they receive are --- daughter, born Sunday. Oct. 17.
get a thorough taste of bombing on carrying it through. Their AMM2c and Mrs. Clifford C. Me-
requested to report it to the Ad-
Cullough. a son Clifford Clarf'nl'Jr...
but the American planes strafed torpedo attack was particularly jutant General. Louis Armstrong born Sunday. Oct. 17.

a great number of boats, according vicious and pressed home irrespective ------ Signalman 3c and Mr*. James W. !Simmons : .
to Lieut. Hopkins. Asked of the losses they suffered." a daughter Christine Yvetle. I II

whether or not the Japs threw A native of Luthersville., Ga., Commercia'-aulletin' Plays Here 20 Nov.Hear I bom Lt. Sunday.nnd Oct. 17. ()( .

up much AA fire he answered that, Lieut. Hopkins attended high school FOUND j ter, Ann aiiehelembon Sundayrtkt. ._ ':;"'

"it wasn't very heavy. They apparently there, and graduated from Berry Florence graduation hear .
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didn't have many anti- College in 1939 with a BS degree. ling in third floor sonlrit'lllama1 yesFJr-
main building ((110). Initials I Louis Armstrong who toots a slmmon a [ ,
supply
aircraft weapons. After we an- While in college he participated in K.C.K. Owner may obtain by calling trumpet as hot as a sinner's future -: born! Mondav. Oct. IS.I .
alyzed the situation we decided tennis and track competition. He extension 8873 orchestrawill I I I En' lgn and Mrs a ....
and his famous Monday
Michael Dennis, .
on born Oct. .
that some of them had one or pos- married the former Miss Ruby FOIL SALE at the Main Station I 18. :':
sibly two .30 caliber machine guns, Stevens of Goldsboro N. C., and Furniture for three root apartment.L. Auditorium appear for Thanksgivingdance PmMlc and Mrs. James" Barr. a son
a
V. BJerrum, 3S16B Norman St.. James Woodird. Jr.. born Monday Oct. ."k4
but they didn't offer much de- they still claim Luthersville as Dewey Park.Waterbury. on Saturday, 20 November.

fense." their home, although they at pres- pocket watch JIO.1II The rug cutting party will beginat 18phM and Mrs. Paul E. *Roblnsnn. a .'t:
After Major General Doolittle's ent reside a 4848 Catherine Ter- new Lt. (UK) ki-vvln. Extension 2000 and continue until mid- son Paul I Exeietle, Jr., born Monday, .
Four piece bedroom suite. Thiee art. 18.A8tMlc. "JF
planes had taken off from the Hornet race In Jacksonville, Fla. ;
piece I living room unite. Other household night. and Mrs. Robert W. Dateen.'a
and offensive operations had --r' furnishings. Must sell Immediately Final arrangements for bringing son, Paul Hamilton, born Monday, Ort;: :1 C
been resumed, Lieut. Hopkins experienced P. Seaman. 410 1B": Child St. Armstrong and his band to the 18.
an unusual and some Contest I MT Sgt. and l. a Jo
Quiz .lr.id.OInA.iu
what humorous experience. "We One ladles solid I gold I bracelet In' ships I Mainside on 20 November and to Inn Joseph: A. y.
store ashore or \lclnlty.: Sentimental NATTC on 21.22 November were Oct. 19.BM2c. ':J;
were doing some strafing, he said. ANSWERS value attached. Finder kindly return this and Mr.. William E. Couglln. .
completed
"I thought I was doing all right.I to Jax Air. New., and receive reward, week- a son. William Francis born Tuesday ?:t
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was diving on a Jap boat and (Question are printed on i3..1'nd Mrs, Roy Bishop a daughter -

cutting loose with my guns. They 1'aST 3)) VTB-OTU No. :3 Has A Time Brenda Faye born Tuesday'0.1. '1

Bounded bump-bump-bump like 1. B is false Adm. In ersoll. I 19.Lt.. and Mrs George Wesley Bishop j
they do on a dive bomber, when USN is Commander in Chief, At- a daughter Jeorgelen: Elizabeth, bout _x .
all\ of a sudden I heard rat-tat-tat- lantic Fleet. Tl .
tat and looked oft to7 the side to 2. One o'clock. At Second Picnic Installment .1gr8ll John F trlt'. a daughter j::
what Two of ,. Barbara' Susan born Tue-.,lay. Oct. :'>_.:
see was going on.
,1 3. The steamboat came first.
The second and final for session.In I
picnic jam 19.Sic
our fighter planes were strafingthe
'I Steamboat-1793; telegraph-1832; I and airs Albert Fisher. a daughter
I
the personnel of VTB-OHJ No. 3 I the athletic event of the born .
same target with their rapid only Wednesday. Oct. :20.! .
1876 electric I
telephone- ; light- held onl MOMMlo and Mrs Edward
was Saturday afternoon Crews, a
firing guns. 1878. day the Mechanics defeated the son born Wednesday Oct. 20. l.J
After the attack on Tokyo the I 4. Yeomanettes. the picnic ground near Mason Ordnancemen :5 to 4 in a snappy Lt. and Mrs Hobeit May a son Rich-
carrier on which Lieut. Hopkins yield, featured by swing music ard Hobeil. born Wednesday Oct 3).
amanuensis Is ste-
5. No, an a Softball A few officers and
game.
was based returned to Pearl Harbor from a band of enlisted men who Lt. and Mrs Robert L. Hutler.. a
e nographer. formerly played with big name yeomen were thrown in on each daughter Gwendolyn Louise born Wed-
and thence to the Coral Sea 6. A. Harriman nesday.
"where we hoped to arrive in timed 7. USS Langley. bands. side for good O1ea ure. Ylc and Mr, Don R. Rollle a sou,
for For a time thereafterwe Popular tunes that reverberatedup The lineups were: Mechs: Costa, John Louis born Sunday. Oct 21. .:
a
made scrap. known in 8, Frank Leahy Notre Dame; and down the St. Johns River pitcher; Lt. Stu Ludlum, relief CPO and Mrs. Bernard L. Gallagher: > ,

that area."our presence CapL J. E. Whelchel, Navy; George sector during the picnic were furnished pitcher; Lt. (Jg) Boothe; Flock, 0 a('son.(. 21.AMM2o.Leonard James born Thursday .,

Then came Midway. On the Munger, Penn; Fritz Crisler, Michigan by Leo Sherpa AMM3c, Ylc; Dalton Y3c; Sabo and and Mrs. Walter Smith a :;

Initial day, June 4, at about ; Amos Alonzo Stagg College former trumpeter with Gene Kru- Scott; Ordnanbe: Revels, pitcher; Oct son. 21.ARM3c Leslie. Ryland. born Thursday, ,.. '
of Pacific and Eddie Cameron, ;
7 a. m., Lieut. Hopkins and his Duke. ; pa's Band; Walter Keirick, ARM3c Brewer Lovett Lt. Shook, Lt. (jg) and Mrs. James C. Sheffield, .. -.
squadron took off from their who played the tenor sax for Artie Phillips Jones Witts and Broome. a daughter Susan Marie, boi a Thurs '.

carrier: without any definite Japanese three 9. A dimes.Me piece a quarter and Shaw; Corp. Jerry Cox of the Ma- The menu in case you'd like to day.MM2c Oct and 21 Mrs. Edward G. Rogero. I,

position being known. "We rines, ex-bass fiddler for Bennie have some consisted of roast ham, Jr.. a son. Edward George, III, born
10. The lines from "The Star
flew at about 20,000 feet for are Goodman; "Rocky" Shaffer, barking dogs, baked beans, potato Friday. Oct IM.
three and one-half hours," he Spangled Banner" and the two AMM3c, the drummer who once salad, cheese, pickles and coffee.Lt. AMMlc and Mrs. Frank Melllnger. a .
( that follow those son Frank Joseph Jr., born Saturday
given are :
Comdr. John Nielsen train
served with Charlie and
said. "Finally we locate*! four Bannerin Spivak, Oct. 21. ,
Japanese carriers, two battleships "And the Star Spangled Harold Johnson another trumpet ing officer and Lt. Comdr. Thomas AO.Ml'c: and Mrs Curtis Thompson a

and numerous cruisers umldelttro'ers. triumph doth wave player, formerly with Jimmy Dor- McKnight, operations! officer at- daughter. Patilcla Ann, born Saturday J
O'er the land of the free and the tended with their'families. A num- Oct. 23.MOMMlc
and Mrs Paul E.
Sullivan
home of the brave.
"At high altitude we encounteredno sey.The supply of music, as plentifulas ber of other wives and sweetheartswere a daughter, Mary Ann, born .Tuesday. -
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.yifas that of the good food that was there. Oct. 21.
fighter i opposition the enemy I Al\IM anti Mrs Alvln D.
been a Mf'anlng served all through the afternoon, The first picnic, for half the Strong.
Zeros having previously pulled a daughter, Mary: Jean bum Tuesday
down to meet torpedo plane at- Admiral as a title may be tracedto was augumented by Ffc. Don Sebastian squadron personnel, had been helda Oct 21.
forces. the Arabic "Amlr-al-Bahr" at of the Marine Air Detach week ago Saturday at the same Lt. (Jg) and Mrs. DavM' Donovan a
tacks by our daughter Allen Leslie! born
"Two of the Jap Barriers were Admiral-commander-of the seas." ment who Is quite an accordion place. Regular operations, were Oct. as.AMM3c. Monday .
good headway and trying Bahr was dropped and the Romans player, and by the master of ceremonies maintained on both picnic days Lt. and Mr.V1I1 Us Claude .
making called the admirals "S3rracc no.I W. J. Heatherington, Comdr. Nielsen explained, with at Brawn, a sun born Monday. Oct 33.S .
their Squadronsfrom
launch planea. heaters
to t. and Mrs.. Henry .
r rum Admirati" Introducing the "d" AEMlc, who handled the record- least half the men and Waves on M
our carrier and the Yorktownhad I ;) rJ.l'otoJrl".1 Amelia, burn Wed
been divided. Our two squad 4 into the Latin form. ings that preceded the band and duty at the hangar. I iMMday. \.. 27.



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