Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 11, 1943
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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\ VOL 1, No. '33 U, S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVillE, FLORIDA November 11, 1943

r'L Civilian Cooper Explains Invention To Captain @ New Ratings EstablishedFor

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S : e Enlisted Personnel SIn

the most far reaching change in the Navy rating structure -

: 3r to be authorized since the outbreak of war, 17 new
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ratings and many new subdivisions of ratings have been

established for enlisted personnel, it has been announcedby
the Navy Department. *
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Included in the first categoryare
I three entirely new types of
'' Station Movie ratings-Special Artificer, Airship
: ) t : Rigger, and Ship's Service Man-
and U new grades for ratings/: already

) % I II' To Get NewestPictures brings to established.a total of The 89 the change num./: 't
'-: tt x C,' ber of special fields of work for
S which ratings/: are now available.The .
z. purpos,. behind this expan
.. F SoonThe sion of rating/: structure is to pro-
; vide better identification and classification
of Navy men and women
biggest and the best news with particular qualifications.It .
Navy film fans have ever received Is felt that this will enable the
here came yesterday when it Navy to make more accurate .
was announced that popular pre- placement of personnel, thereby,
z N run and first run movies will be increasing the combat efficiencyof
Yw k. : NY presented on this Station before the service.
they are released to Jacksonville The new grades for ratings/: already

.theatres. established are these:
NHa The brand new deal will begin lineman
1 r 'C + Sunday night/: 14 November Chief Soundman
T Mickey Rooney's newest picture, Chief Kadarman
"Girl Crazy," co-starring Judy Machinist's Mate, Third Class
Garland, is the first show on the Motor :\1 ('blnist'* :Mate, Third
schedule. Class
The old contract which furnished \\ater
Tender, Third CUss
second run pictures here has been Boilermaker, Third '
(Official U S, Navy Photograph scrapped and the new deal calls :\ Third Class!!6It'talsmlth
Captain Arthur Gavin, Commandant (center seated ), listens attentively as Joseph M Cooper of the I for all new movies to be on the Chief :Molder
Assembly and Repair Department at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station explains one of his many screen at this Station approximately :Molder, Third Class
inventions designed to save money and man hours for the Navy Standing at far left is Commander II 30 days before they are turned Chief Patternmaker
Etheridge Grant, Assembly and Repair Officer while Wm L Coleman (civilian), master mechanic, and out to commercial exchanges./: To }Patternmaker Third Chess
Lieut. Commander Funk L. St. John, Production Engineering Officer are In the right background. For offset the heavy costs of pre-run Chief Painter
his inventions Cooper received a cash award while his ideas were forwarded Washington for consideration I and first run pictures a small liu lemaster.!! Third Clan
and possible future use as well as additional remunerative recognition. charge of five cents-one nickel Chief :Musician
will be placed at the Station

13 A & R Employes Are Praised By Captain Tickets soon may, be Cash ace purchased now or tickets being in blocks printed will be of and acceptable 20-I mostly The in new the, third Artificer class Branch ratings/:of,

the service,
were established aspart
at the Mainside Auditorium -
Thirteen civilian employees of | of general/: rearrangement/:
a the Assembly and Repair shop at It was also announced that effective of the lower /grades: of this Branch.
.fN the Station were the recipients of 14 November the time Previously, the artificer equivalents
, congratulations: /: for their accomplishments schedule for the shows will be of Seaman, Second Class;
. Monday afternoon from feminine heart that beats under the militant uniform of a slightly ('hanged. The first Seaman First Class; Petty Officer '
S.' 'S' Captain Arthur Gavin, commandant WAVE Is! no different from the one under a bungalow apron. It ll1o'ieilI start at 1700 and the Third Class had been designated/:
These 13 persons were the reacts to the same emotions, stirred by thoughts of a man and a second performance will beginat as Fireman. Third Class; Fireman
.. creators of various devices /: home. 1!)30. Second Class; and Fireman, First
:: ed to save time, man deSI/tn-1 Since the WAVES reported aboard the Naval Air Station last In addition to fresh hit shows, I Class respectively Under the new-
money, etc., In the February. 41 of the girls! have tried out their matrimonial wings the new program/: will /give: film I system, Fireman First and Second
repair of materials for Uncle Lt. (Jg) Gladys B. Price, WAVES Administrative Officer here, fans here top rate short featuresto Class, will become the equivalent .
announced the number of marriages i of Seaman, First and Second
war against/: the Axis powers. support the main attraction The
Selected by the Committee on It Isn't that the WAVES hearts are not in their duties they're old contract with the motion pic- Class, while the former Fireman,
Awards at the Station of which tt'rrormlnl-Xavy leaders everywhere agree they are doing a ture distributors on an individual I First Class, /grade: will be replacedby
Lieut. Commander Frank L, St. hungup; Jobbut romance H romance whether it'ltVar or peacetime station basis did not permit pre- the various new third class

!.' John is chairman, the following/: run or first run shows to be pre- petty officer ratings.'
. ,; received cash awards for their In- ---- ---- sented on the Station until after Among the new subdivisions i i

.. ,..: ventive genius and initiative, and The rudder on Viking ships was they appeared in Jacksonville and just established are these:
r .. had their accomplishments certified Navy Puts 70TonPlane originally placed on the right side other cities. Boatswain's Mate A (Master-At. I
... ':.i' to Washington/: for further The new movie schedule has also Arms).
Jeanette E. Gregory and so it came to pass that side been Torpedoman's Mate V (aviation
consideration: /: adopted for the student officers -
Charles S. Hoard, Charles S. Thru TestsThe came to be known as the "steerboard" auditorium They will paya activities). .
'.7' Sinks Grace P. Burris, G. G. Mas- nominal five cents fee per show, I Soundman H (harbor defense
'. sey, A. A. Anderson, Edward H or starboard side. too. Continued on pare S."..
70-ton Martin Mars theworld's
o Mlllson, Joseph M. Cooper, Alfred ,
F. Milford R. W. Hamblen, E. L. largest flying boat, has
'.',. Smith C. O Gray, Harry F. Drury been turned over to the Navy for
eventual use as a "flying liberty "Proud And GratefulJoan Leslie Writes
t' While several of the employes ship" between this country and ;
h' submitted more than one Improve-
ment or invention it seemed that distant war theatres. The Martin
Mars passed all preliminary tests Personal Appearance Promised Next TourA
Cooper was full of l ideas, he having/: successfully and the Navy trial
some four or five which he pre-
board; will now check test results
sented to Capt. Gavin for inspec- before putting her into service. letter from Joan Leslie, ad- : to you boys for honoring me as I Just as the Jax Air News was
_tion.; A and R officials had also made re-a The ship will carry a cargo load dressed to the "Men of the Jack- your pin up girl And I hope the going to press another letter ar
s ted that Cooper I
2 in excess of 15 tons. The tests included sonville Air Station," and a prom- photograph/: following this letter is
/* ten or more improvements in a 32 hour and 17 minute ise of a photograph to follow were the kind, sort, or pose that will rived from Joan Leslie, this time
,iRla and equipment used at the non-stop, non-refueling endurance received from Hollywood this adorn the wall of your barracks or I' addressed to the Public Relations
A and R shops.!!
All of the invention, accompanied flight covering more than 4,600 week recreational room Officer After again/: expressing-
and photo- miles. The gross load at takeoff "I am very proud and /grateful: "And thank you very much for her "thrill" at being selected as
by blueprints was 141,000 pounds and the size to you boys for honoring me as the beautiful orchid that arrived I
sent to Washington the station's "Favorite
will be -
graphs, and of the crew on the test flight was your pinuptirl/: ," the Station's Favorite in perfect condition last Friday, Pin-Up
for further consideration, will 22 men. The amount of fuel car- Pin-Up girl began/: "And I Oct. 22. The following night it set': Girl," Miss Leslie expressed her
those ideas deemed worthwhile at Na- ried approximated a tank car load. hope the photograph/: following this off my /gown: when I attended the regrets that she couldn't come to
be included in the program letter Is the kind, sort or pose that "Masquers Servicemen's Morale I the station at this time because"I
val stations throughout/: the country -- will adorn the wall of your bar- Corps" dinner. There was much I
Thus inventions perfected by Buy Itnndt on IVurl harbor! n",.. racks or recreational room." comment on the flower's loveliness am working in "Rhapsody in .
civilian employes at the Jacksonville Expressing her profuse thanks ; I was overwhelmed with Blue" and will be in another picture .

Naval Air Station may re- Greeks Had A for "the beautiful orchid that arrived -I pride and Joy as soon as this one is com
sult in the saving!! of countless thousands man of fn perfect condition last Friday -. "I only wish I had the time to I pleted, so I don't know when I
dollars as well as Oct. 22" Miss Leslie described answer at length, but I know you ''
hours in the overall Navy program how she wore this orchid at the will understand when I explain can possibly get away ;
Word For It
"Masquers Servicemen's Morale that I have hardly a moment whichI I She promised, however, that as j
Commander Etherldge Grant. Corps" dinner can call my own these hectic coon as possible she wound make I ja
.',1 USN, is Assembly and Repair Ot'fker PAUIS ISLAM, S. C. -.\ "There was much comment on days. The days are never quite personal appearance here. Here
at the Naval Air Station. sergeant here has discovered anew loveliness I all I : ,! I
/: the flower's ; was overwhelmed long enough to accomplish !It is in her own words: I
--- < name for It, with pride and joy," she had hoped to do i
Double TalkTranslate lie sternly awakened a private wrote "But I would like you to know "I ran't think of anything. I f I ;.1

encased in a blanket like a The letter arrived via air mall I that I will be looking and listening Would rather do than visit the 1M I
this into English! and mummy. who had overslept, to and on the personal. stationary of I : for /great: things/: from my I Jacksonville Xa'alIr Station .f i \
., cnn ider yourself n charter mem.SfHfcof meet the following explanation: Miss Leslie It follows in full: i "men at the Jacksonville Air Station I and if you \\1II1f't me do It lateron \' .
o the Salty Club: "Oli, I'm not hlf'l'lllng-JlIst Dear "Men of Jacksonville Naval Carry on and Goo blew you I sill watch eagerly for an \
?" MVAll hands l lay aft abaft the l>'5n; here practicing camouflage > Air Station:" all! I opportunity." l' JI"
G S after taff rail to haul taut the : ." "(Whee, what a long title!) "Sincerely, your pin up girl ,. .
I' t. 'ter-gafter." "I am very proud and grateful "JOAN LESLIE. (Letter from Studio is printed on pjj 81f ) : \

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Pago Two JAX AIR NEWS November 11, 1943,

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Part In Effort To Whip Axis Poivers


By Tom Quinn

What are you doing for the war Supervisor's Club of

effort? According to Webster war

means, "armed conflict." Effort
means "strenuous exertion. War PW MaintenanceHas

effort, "beyond and above the call
of duty," is what makes heroes in
both civilian and military life. Business Meet

We wonder why Master Mechanic -
Coleman had been smiling so By Louise AbrahamWe

much lately. I was so curious thatI are very happy to welcomea a

asked him rather bluntly, how newcomer to the Public Works

he got that way. Said Coleman, Maintenance office. The young b
"I am proud of the showing A and
lady is Miss Virginia Blum and she
R is making. We have broken a
,new record by turning out more hails from Milwaukee, Wise. We
planes last week than ever before. all hope she will enjoy her work -
All this in addition to our other and find it very pleasant here. .iA,1'
work which is stepping up in tem- Mr. and Mrs. Julian Griffin are .# ., ; *91::

po every day." Enough to makea spending a few days visiting their The thirteen civilian employees of the Assembly and Repair shops at the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta-

fellow smile isn't it? I guess homes in Hampton, S. C. tion, pictured above, were the recent recipients of cash awards for inventions and devices designed to save
that is a pretty good example of We regret very much to hear of the Navy money and conserve man hours. Captain Arthur Gavin, Commandant, congratulated them upon
what we mean when we say, "help- the illness of Mrs. Cecelia FaiTin'smother. their accomplishments. Blueprints and pictures of their inventions have gone to Washington where they
ing the war effort." Mrs. Farrin has just returned will be considered for additional recognition as well as remuneration. The Committee on Awards, of

"Pop" Dribelbis in Manufacturing to work at the Upholstering which Lleut. Comdr. Frank L. St. John is chairman, recognized their work. Reading from left to right,

and Planning Dept., gets Shop after a visit to Savan- seated, Jeanette E. Gregory, Charles S. Hoard, Charles S. Sinks, Grace P. Burris, G. G. Massey, A. A.
nah Ga.
Let's all
around quite a bit. He says, for her wish a speedy Anderson and Edward H. Millson; standing, from left to right, Joseph M. Cooper, Alfred F. Milford, -,
"Those smiles on the faces of Jen- recovery The mother. R W. Hamblen, E. L. Smith, C. O. Gray and Harry F. Drury.
Supervisor's Club of the
(Official U. S. Navy Photograph),
sen in Shop 21, and Corbett in Public Works Maintenance Depart-

Shop 35, when red ration pointsare ment, held a lively business meet-

mentioned, is due to rabbits- Ing Monday, Nov. 1, at the Veterans -
they raise 'em." of Foreign Wars hall, South-, Navy Air Boss Has Confidence In His Men '

"Pop" says, "Osborne the fisher- side, with W. C. Waites presiding.

man is wearing a red face again, Seventy-five per cent of the mem .

not due to a joke played on him, bership was present. A number of "Navy Air Boss", authored by I .
but to a day spent on the rocks important matters were attendedto. the heavy responsibilities of* the
Kyle Crichton, is the title of an
fishing at low tide. Result a The second Tuesday of each article appearing in a recent edi- A Lend-lease post-war world," Mr. Roosevelt f
Southeasterner lost fish kicker month selected said. "We have
was as a permanent tion of Colliers magazine and it our youth ,
all equipment and had to swim meeting date. The entertainment how to wage war; we must also
tells what makes Vice Admiral I
for his life." We are glad he made committee was on the job with Santa ClausThe teach them how to live useful and
John S. McCain, Deputy Chief of .
it even if he did lose all his equipment I delicious refreshments after the Naval Operations (Air), click. happy lives "in freedom, justice,
meeting.Mrs. and decency
Bertha has been Excerpts from the article follow Chamber of Commerce of
"Pop" likes to tell a good Jokeon Spears Two Main Proposals
the other fellow, but can he takeit transferred from the Material : Daytona Beach, Fla., has voted Based on the preliminary report
? He was a sergeant in the Ma- Truck to the office force in Pub- When asked what he consideredto to petition the U. S. Navy for of a special committee on educa-

rine Corps during World War I, lic Works Maintenance. We are be Admiral McCain's outstand- their Santa Claus.The tional rehabilitation headed by
ing characteristic, one of his aides
and "Pop" never seems to tire glad to welcome her person Involved Is ElmerJ. Maj. Gen. Frederick H. Osborn,
said "When there isn't
telling about the old time Marine '-i I : anythingto Williams, who for the past the President set forth these two
sergeants. Boy, were they tough! NOTICE, HANDBALL FANS be does done, he's the kind" of fellow 10 years has been the official principal proposals:
The other day he was introducedto How many handball players are the accomplishments on-the-street Santa. lie recently "1. The Federal Government 1
a very charming and quite good around ? O. K., here's a challenge Outstanding of among the Navy Air joined the Navy and was assigned should make it financially feasiblefor
By contacting either Larry to the Naval Air Station at
looking younjftlady who turned out Boss was his work in tbe earlyda11 every man and woman who has
to be a sergeant in the Marines. Hennes, A and R Building, Shop of the war when he was Daytona Beach served honorably for a minimum,
Needless to say, lately old "Pop" No. 23, "B" Shift, (until Nov. given the job of "helping to keep Now the Chamber is asking period (six months) in the armed
has been noticeably silent about 8)) or Bill Kearney, Blue Print the Japs out of the Islands northof the Navy to arrange "'l1Ilam forces since September 16, 1040
"tough Marine sergeants." Issue Room, "B" Shift, plans can Australia and keeping; the sea schedule BO he can swap his (effective date of selective serv-

Congratulations to E. H. Wat- be made for a few Interesting lanes clear from San Franciscoto Navy blues for the red suit of ice), to 'spend a period up to one

son, E. R. Beck and W. J. Mur- games. New Zealand." Santa Claus on Christmas Day. calendar year in a school, a college,
machinists in 20 who LOSERS ARE TO BUY THE a technical institution, or in actual
phy, Shop Recounting the days of constant
recently made ratings from Ma- ( to fend off the Admiral training in industry so that he can
struggle Japs, -
Postwar Education further his education, learn a trade
chinist Intermediate to Machinist TRIMMINGS. Next I McCain said: "Not until the
Maximum. Also to Margery G. I history of the war is written will it or acquire the necessary knowl-
Reck in Tool Room who rated I edge and skill for farming, commerce .
was be known how close we came to
Clarence R. Menefee, AM2c, of Is Backed manufacturing, or other
from Mech Learner ot Machine getting driven out of Guadalcanal.The Program
the welding shop, we hear, took pursuits.
Operator. Japs could have done it by
the fatal two weeks
"Uncle Ben" Walker, (Colored) ago, the very plunge attractive just victim of coming down in force, but even The President "2. In addition. the Federal Cow

:Machinist Helper, is also a talker, the solemn rites launching two fine their minor efforts were tough By ernment should make it financially
He enough, a hundred Zeros at a time possible for a limited! number of
yes even a philosopher. says, youngsters onto the sea of matri-
"Ef t'aint done right t'aint doneat mony, being the former Miss Dor- being faced by far smaller groupsof WASHINGTON. the men ex-servicemen and women, selected
all". The other day as he was othy Berry. Every one wishes them our planes Our fliers from and women in service, who put for their special aptitudes to carry

cleaning the chips out of my lathe the very best of luck for a long, all branches, Army, Navy and Ma- away their school books for the on their general, technical, or pro- I
he was soundin' out his views on long rines, went up there and shot them i duration and six months, continued fessional education for a further
"Wimmin." After he left I jotted voyage. down. Those young pilots took a education in post-war days with period of one, two, or three years." I

down his "Views" as near verbatimas We understand that the reason beating unequalled in the annals of Uncle Sam paying the bill has been The Education-Study Committee
proposed. was appointed by Mr. Roosevelt
possible. Mrs. Pattie Bennett absent
Summing up the character of President Roosevelt has recommended last November when he signed the
Uncle tn'1f'WS" on "1mmlnAin't last week was the fact that her bill
the men, Admiral McCain said: a billion-dollar educational authorizing the drafting of 18
to to head youngest son, Nalton Morrow
no use try a and
"The outstanding fact of this war program for discharged service 19-year-old youths.
woman off-she goln' to get the Bennett, USMCR, was home for aweek's School Is
is the versatility, adaptability, men and women who have served Cheaper
las' word-yes and the word after leave from the Marine six It has been estimated that it will
courage and toughness of Amer- months or more to Congressand
that-she to do like she Training Center at Georgia Tech,
goln' jes'
ican boys." judging from the attitude Congress be cheaper keeping a soldier in
pleases. She may accuse you of Atlanta. The writer gives a brief biography has assumed on service prob- school for a year, $900, than to
wimmin when you 'alnt said good- of the Admiral, adding that lems the money will be waiting keep him in the field, $1500.
mornin' to the first one and she WIIITE WAY INTERESTSIn when the all-clear The committee the basis of
he thinks it takes a Navytrainedman signal Is sound- on
know she but she do thatjes' spite of the dim-out, the
12,000,000 in the armed
to be a Navy flier and that estimated -
tes' out. She will lie "great white way" up in Yankee ed.Mr.
you he depreciates the idea of a com- Roosevelt, in his message, that a minimum of 1'oo-
to you and know she doin' it an land seems to lure Shoemaker our Dixie bined air force. Of Navy training, stated that "lack of money should 000 persons might be expected I
Charlene spenta
she stick to it even if you beat there and Admiral McCain said: "The U. S. not prevent any veteran of this return to school or take up nc: '
her but faint no use to beat her period of time recently
had the most war from himself courses. .
Navy superbly trained equipping for
cause when she had her she I had a most interesting session with I .
say fighting groups (cairoers groups) the useful employment for which Although plans for administering
Elizabeth Frocks Inc.-but models
admit she lyin'. Taint no use to i that ever entered a war. Pearl his aptitude and willingness qualify the program have not been j
talk back to her-jes' say "yes, I,must eat too! Harbor was a body blow, but Mid him." completely formulated it will probably
yes, you're right". If she a good I We also understand that Judy way saved our West Coast and "We must replenish our supplyof be worked out with State co
Butler and Maxine Davis are plan-
in the end she will do
woman, was just as much a triumph as persons qualified to discharge operation.
right, she help you. If she aint a ning to desert their spouses for a the other was a disaster. I've been Servicemen and women, who desire -
if she tell quick trip up to New York also. the
good woman, even you additional schooling, will
.. she is a good woman, there asn'tnothin' If we can believe in fairy tales I i I a navigator and executive officerof be surveyed and it is possible that
you can do to make her maybe the Cinderella days are not heart activity right under our a battleship and I know what they and instructors will be among

good. Yes-as the wise man say, gone yet for it all started in questof noses and now another wedding. the captain is up against. He might the first persons discharged from

"There's no telhn' bout the waysof a pair of red slippers. Margaret Thompson was recently* stop one type of attack, whetherit the armed forces. .
wimmin". And, of course, the wedding bells married to Storekeeper 3c Elton is divebombing, torpedo planes, Long-Range ProgramThe
shall ring and take their toll. Murphy who'd been with us for skip bombing or high-level stuff proposal is part of a long-
We've had quite a few of our girls some time but is now with T-4. but when combine them all
range program to see the problemof
Note to my darling wife: UncleBen's 4
who are more interested in sea As to the hum-drum homefrontthe as our Navy fliers do there isn'ta post-war readjustment of service -
views are not necessarilymy
duty than NAS But their ocean girls in our Correspondenceand
ship in the world with
enoughfire : men and
; women. It has been:
I what
own, am only printing .
is matrimonial Personnel Section have
voyage on a sea. been power to shoot them down." stressed<< that the Government is
he said.-T E. Q. Juanita Moring, formerly of our going in for some fancy muscle The author says Adm. Mc- providing excellent care for those

And speaking of my wife: It Purchase Section, became the brideof bending in the form of athletic Cain haa two languages-Knglih In uniform during the war and
being Hallowe'en we had to go out Chief Specialist A] Nettlow of classes at the Springfield Y. W. and profane; he is tough: but that it owes the same responsi-
and round up the kids at bed-time. the Athletic Department at C. A. And you should see the has complete confidence In his", bility after the war.

On the rounds of our neighbors we NATTC. So they'll both tackle pained expressions on their faces trained men; and he U disdainful The schedule<< of allowances for
met for the first time our new- new type bouts-pots and pans when they struggle in the next of Naval dignity and sartorial. : the students-in addition to

eat neighbors, Lieutenant and Mrs. instead of gloves. day! The girls participating are '' correctness lie liken to play tlon-proposed by the commute.

Tern Rfogers who moved to Timu- Purchase Section really seems Leola Jones, Beulah Wise Maxine cooncan bet on the hordes and $50 monthly for single persons,
quana Manor from Green Cove to be going strong 'on romance. Davis, Betty Jean Johnson and I[ smoke Ills own Keif-rolled' cigarette for married men, and.$10 for each
Springs a few days ago. Seems like we had quite a bit of Gladys Kent. *. child.

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November 11, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Three'


r'. '. Marines' Warrant

"4 4 r Grades Changed

Y: ReporterQUESTION The grades of commissioned

warrant officer and warrant officer
were established on 1 November

: Who will be replacing the Marine

the Republican nominee for grades of chief Marine gunner,
chief quartermaster clerk, chief
; lata President of the United Statesin pay clerk, Marine gunner, quar-

the 1944 elections QUESTIONS termaster clerk and pay clerk.

.. ANSJVERS: 1. What is the one place in the authorized The new under warrant an grades act of were Con-

a CPL. J, H. KELLY: "'I haven't United States over which Navy gress approved 21 October.
given much thought to it, but I Army, and, in fact, all planes may On 1 November all Marine
1 believe it will be Wendell Wlllkle.I not fly either during peace or war- Corps personnel in the previous

hope they will run somebody time? commissioned warrant and war-
else like Dewey, but I look for it 2. Can you tell which branch of rant grades were automatically
to be Willkle again." the armed service these big name transferred to the new ranks.

1 B. B. NELSON, Sic, "The only I athletes are serving !in now? Hank Present insignia of rank will be
man for that is Willkie. He's: Greenberg, Joe Louis, Don Budge, retained and all commissioned war
'Roosevelt's man. FDR won't run Cornelius Warmerdam, Tom Har- rant and warrant officers will be
r"&r 'w again unless the people demand, mon, Bob Feller, Gus Lesnevich, retained in their previous special..
r his wartime leadership." Ted Lyons, Lawson Little. Get ties, the Marine Corps announcement

to ELLIOT SAXTON, ARM3c: "Idon't five out of nine. said. .
3. The future is air-minded, and
know who's to be the ----
Lt. Col. Chester L. Gawne, USMC., (Ret.), Commanding: Officer, going these will be mere weekend trips, "-
candidate but I know who I hopeisn't.
Marine Barracks, on this Station, chats with Lt. Slaughter, USMCWR. but tell which is the short-
I don't want to see Willkie Del Monte School
est and which is the longest of
or Dewey in. And I certainly am
against having a military big shot these four distances? New Yorkto To Close I In Feb.The
: Marines Are Still Fighting like MacArthur in the White Chungking, New York to Mos- .
cow San Francisco to Brisbane or
House. Why not a young up and Navy Department has announced
comer like the former governor of Chicago to Fairbanks. Remember, plans to decommission the

Their Country's BattlesOn Minnesota, Stassen, who's in the we have air miles in mind. Navy Preflight School at Del
: 4. What is wrong with this
Navy now? Monte, Calif., on or about 15 Feb
C. A. GREGORY S2c: "Deweywill statement: "After his engine died, ruary.
168th probably try, but I thinkthey'll the pilot glided to a landing on : It was also announced by the
BirthdayLieut. the frozen lake and taxied his .
wind up pushing in Willkie Navy Department that the prop.
again. He's been in the limelight, plane to the shore"? erty, formerly operated as the

Col. William T. Evans, USMC (Ret), commanding officer of and I bet he gets elected. FDR 5. We all know that a frog has fashionable Del Monte Country
wants Wendell in there." teeth. But does a cow have teeth? Club would be convertedto
the Marine Aviation detachment at the Naval Aair Technical Training
., Center on this Station, in a radio address Tuesday night in commemoration I JOE FALLER, AM3c: "Bricker 6. The four forces which act on other use by the Navy.At .
of Ohio." a plane in the air are lift, drag, the time of its
of the 168th anniversary of the Leathernecks, declared that I closing more
"The record of our Corps is one which will bear comparison with that PFC. WILLIAM PUCKETT: thrust and gravity. True or false? than 4,000 cadets will have trained
1 "Willkie! because I believehe 7. There are a lot of islands in there.
of the most famous military organizations in the world's history.if Mainly
the Aleutians, but one of theseis
what he is
"On November iw, mo, a corps a big man The Del Monte Preflight was the
r of Marines created by on his world tour. He made a big not among them: Attu Seguam, fifth and last Navy Preflight
was a resolution
of the Continental Congress. Cooks GetAround name for himself all over the world Kiska, Rat, Truk, or Unalaska. school to open when the Naval
and created will for Uncle Which one does not belong in the Aviation
Since that date many thousand good training program was put
Sam. Dewey stands a good chance group? into operation Later develop
men have borne the name Marine. .
8. Who the first Presidentto
though. ments have the
In memory of them it is fitting proven programcan
that who Marines should The Navy messcook had just EDWARD H. LYONS, Sic: address the American public be adequately handled by the
we are
j ,. commemorate the birthday of our whipped up borne orders of fried "Well, I think itll.be Willkie over the radio: William H. Taft? four other schools-at Iowa City,

Corps by calling to mind the eggs for a hungry mob of sail- again. I think he's a good man, Franklin D. Roosevelt? Warren G. Iowa; Chapel Hill, N. c.; St.
glories of its long and illustrious but he won't be president Roose- Harding? James A. Garfield? Mary's, Calif., and Athens, Ga.
ors.Wearied 9. If had the after-
by his slaving overa velt is the man." you spent _-
history."During the greater part of its hot stove, he sat down, LEONARD ATLEY, S2c: "I noon painting a "booby hatch",
." existence the Marine Corps has yawned, lit a black cigar and thought for a long while It wouldbe would it be correct to explain to a
'. Willkie but there's lot of friend that you had been paintingthe
been in action against the nation's wrote a letter to his sweetheart a
covering over a stairway on a
,\, foes. Since the battle of Trenton, back home: pressure being brought against r
he "for the him-rich like Joe Pew the ship? Yes or no?
: Marines have won foremost honor "Darling, began, guys ,
".. three hours shells oil 10. There is one false statementin
have Pennsylvania magnate are
in war, and in the long eras of past At St. Vincent's Hospital, Jackson-
this but itoutT'
tranquility at home, generation been bursting all around me." willing to spend millions to beat group, can you pick ville.
Marines have Willkie. So I believe' will be Lt. and Mrs. Charles P. Canhan. a
\ after generation (l"rom'Shipmate) Dewey, despite his claim that hewouldn't A. Thomas Edison invented the son Douglas Edward, born Monday,
grown gray In war in both hemis- Oct. 29.
talking machine.B. .
pheres, and in every corner of the of the conquest of Guadalcanal.. By. run for president whenhe Thomas Edison invented the Sic and Mrs Hansford Floyd Coin-
was elected In New cross, a daughter, Mary Ann, born
that our country and Jan. 21 this it announced governor
seven seas, year was incandescent lamp.C. Monday. Oct. :29.
its citizens: might enjoy peace and that Major General Patch of the York. Thomas Edison invented the Lt. and Mrs. Fred W. Maxwell 'Jr.,
security."In Army had succeeded Major Gen-, BRADFORD F. CRANDALL, a son. Frederick William, III, born
battle and skirmish ARM2c: "That is the greatest motion picture machine. Tuesday Oct. :X.
eral of the Marines and
every Vandegrift -D. Thomas Edison invented thetypewriter. Warrant Officer and Mrs. Joseph
question in America today. I'll tell
P since the birth of our Corps Marine the Army was in control of opera- Leon( Vaine. a son. Joseph Thomas,
I t" have: acquitted' themselves tions on Guadalcanal.. you who they ought to have, I born( Wednesday Oct
.. with the greatest distinction, .The start of the new calendar Willkie. I think he's the best Re- (ANSWERS ARE PRESENTEDON I S2c and Posle e3\'IaIl"\ a daughter
publican nominee in a long time." PAGE PherbU Jean, born Thursday,
honors each
winning new on year found the Marine Corps, .. N V.l.
occasion until the term 'Marine' Army and Navy forces cooperating CHARLES SARGENT, AMM2c : m. 'tmSt\\ -L Warrant Officer and Mrs. Emory

has come to signify all that Is in the beginnings of the occu- "Circumstances in the country will Here's What The Marine Sheffield No2.. a daughter, born( Friday,
force Roosevelt to in. Willkie
highest in military efficiency pation and establishment of bases ACMM And Mrs. Garland Rushing, a
and soldierly virtue. in the Aleutians, islands northwestof will be the Republican choice. He's Corps Emblem Stands For son. Eric LeRoy.
"This high name of distinction Guadalcanal, and elsewhere. next best man. Dewey is too Sic and< Mrs. Francis I Laffey, adaughter
Fiances Elaine, born Satur
The Marine
emblem is
and soldierly repute we who are May, a year after the fall of young. Corps day. Nov 3.
Marines todayr1 ave received from Corregidor saw the vaunted Af- L. S. TILLER, SK3c: "I think symbolic of 168 years of tradi- Lt. and Mrs.; Thomas Phillips Collins,
those who preceded us in the Corps. rika Corps driven out of North they'll run Willkie again. He has tional service. The Marine Corps, a daughter.!: Pamela Ruth, born Satur-

With it we also received from them Africa, and the landing: of Amer- continued in politics since his last which celebrated its 168th birth- day.Lt. Nov and Mrs..1. Stanley Holm a son, .
the eternal spirit which has animated ican forces on Attu. Marine de- defeat and has built up quite a day yesterday, adopted the pres- Robert. Jr.. born Saturday Nov. 3.
our Corps from generationto tachments served aboard ships engaged large: following: ent device in 1936 Ylc and Mrs. Kenneth Danford a
generation and has been the in both actions. W. D. MORGAN, SK3c: "Dewey. The globe, showing the West- 4 son Michael 1 Merrll born Sunday, Nov ,

distinguishing' mark of the Ma- The Marines' 168th year hast He's in public office now and has ern hemisphere in relief, representsthe Major and Mrs. John F. Dobbin a
rines in every age. So long as been notable for much besides com- done a good Job. If history repeats Marine land, sea and air ac son Louis Davis, II, born Sunday,

spirit continues to flourish Marines bat action. In January, Lieut. General he may be the next presi- tivities. The anchor represents the Nov. 4.
;will be found equal to every emergency ThomaS! Holcomb, comman- dent because a lot of New York close affiliation of the Marine the Sea."
t in the future, as they have in dant, announced the establishment governors have made it." Corps to the U. S. Navy. It is be- The eagle is emblematic of the

the past, and the men of our nation of Women's Reserve for the first H. C. READ, AMlc: "I put It cause of this affiliation that Ma- U. S. government and fittingly
1 g will regard us as worthy successors time in the history of the Corps. down Willkie. He's only logical rines are known as "Soldiers of forms the crest of the emblem

to the long line of illus- Too numerous to mention are the I II choice. In fact, he's all they have.
trious men who have served as I Dewey is done for. He hasn't the
Marines who became heroes and Know Your Planes Gunners!
'Soldiers of the Sea' since the received official recognition for I necessary qualities. He isn't able ,
founding of the Corps." their deeds of valor during thee to hold such a big job. He- can
Captain Douglas Grow from th year. handle the governorship of New

Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Death too, came to many Ma- York all right, but being presidentis
Green Cove Springs, was also I rines during the Corps' 168th year, a"couple of steps too high for
heard over the air. Capt. Grow both in combat and out. Lieut.- him.
flew in the same squadron with General Archer Lejeune who served HARRY GUINN BMlc: "Will-
kie or Dewey? I believe it will be
the famed Marine ace, Major Joe as commandant from 1920 to
Foss, and was shot down off 1929, died in December; Major-i Willkie. He's out in front now, butit's
Guadalcanal during a clash with General William P. Upshur, early of course. Willkie would
I the enemy. Natives rescued Capt. manding general, com-I make a better president." ....
I: Grow, and he spent 18 days trying the Pacific, killed in July F. L. SMITH AMMlc: "Willkie.
to get off the Island to which he his plane crashed in Alaska, was He has a pretty good start and
i I was removed. I he's a good man. Personally I'd
replaced in September by Major
rather have Roosevelt You
It was in 1776 that a detach- General John Marston, "Mciher"DeBoo stay in
\ ment of Marines took part in Com- first Marine Corps hostessat might add I think Dewey" will give
modore Esek Hopkins' expedition Quantico and beloved of many \Willkie ,good: race.
E. E. SMITH. Cox "The
against New Providence, in the Marines, died in April. : only I
man for that Job is in the White
'.. Bahamas, where occurred the first During the year the Corps In- ,
House now-President Roosevelt.
in the of the regular creased "strength .
fight history considerably.By
Frankly, I don't see why the Re-
Navy. the end of December, 1943, "
publicans even want to run.
Even as in other wars, the Headquarters estimates the Corps' 'jj
story of the Marines in World strength wil Ibe approximately ""*"-
War II has been one of courageous 399,700, of which 357,500 will be Election
action with numerous enlisted men 12,500 enlisted wom NAGS HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -
pages of blood red glory tttrraIc en's reserve and 29,700/ officers, The NAGS Galley Muscles Club

ed across their record Guadalcanal both men and women. has announced its election cam- NOT AT NO. 11! It's the U. S. FIRE AT NO. 2! It's the Nazi

Munda, Rendova, these are Executive officer of the Marine paign for its. executive committee. B-25 "Mitchell," a mid-wing meHeinkel He. 111K, a low-wing,
only a few of the names!' that attest Aviation Detachment on this sta- Grub hounds must measure 33 dium bomber powered by twin twin-engine, long bomber
"' to action by the Marines tion is Major Alfred C. Cramp, inches or better around the waistto dial engines. Both edges of the The leading edge of the wings is

during the past 12 months. Manyof USMCR (AV). be eligible for the exclusive wings taper to rounded tips. En- swept back and the trailing edge

the glorious page of history '- Commanding officer at the Ma- club. "Fudgie" Morciniak is run- give nacelles project slightly: beIs straight with cut-outs close to
have not yet been revealed rine Barracks at the Jacksonville ning for re-election as C. O. (Cor- hind the wings. The nose of the the fuselage. It has a long, slim
and other sagas of courage' will Naval Air "Station is Lieut Col. pulent Obesity) and he has a fuselage is very long and it has nose, elliptical tailplane and a sin-
unquestionably bo written In future Chester L. Gawne, USMC (Ret.), headitart with a 41 inch girth. twin fins and rudders. It's not gle fin and rudder. Shoot the slugs,

years.Nov. while Major Edward W. Manwar- -\jtyJJ your target Mug. .

., 1912, saw the continuance Ing, USMCR, is executive, officer, .r R..d* oa Pearl Ifartor Day. Courtesy Harcourt, Dra e( & Co., publishers Aircraft Spotters by Lester Ott,

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of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand
the Naval Air Technical Training Center. Twenty-fifth AnniversaryOf

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN ArmisticeLoyalty
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training The

Captain Arthur Gavin, USN has been expressed In many different ;y
Commandant. ways In Greece one could find the old Acropolis
Jacksonville Naval Air Station symbolizing loyalty to an ancient Greek civilization. '"

Captain John J. O'Mallev Commanding OfficerU. symbol of greatness In our own country of Americawe
S. Kaval Hospital erected the Washington Monument, tallest mon

Commander Edward E. Dolccek. USN ument in the world ever erected to a single individual ,
Commanding Officer honoring the Father of our Country. Near '
Natal Air Gunner's School w I 'TA- the Washington Monument a grateful people erectedthe

Lieut. Col. Chester L, Ga\vne. US SIC (Ret), Lincoln Memorial, the widest monument ever "l"
Commanding Officer 4 I I l' erected to a single individual. In Kansas City, a ,
Marine Barracks I wrd11 grateful people erected a World War memorial

Captain Joseph B 'Lynch, A-VG), USNH, which stands just across the street from the union
Commanding Officer, depot. From its top a pillar of cloud comes by day,
Naval Air Technical Training Center "Herbert will be down in a minute, Corporal"Literary and at night one can see fire, symbolizing the an-

Lieut. Col. Wll 11 am---E': \ani, USMC (Ret), cient story of Moses as he led the children of Israel K.t
Commanding Officer, through the wilderness by a pillar of cloud by day
Marine Aviation Detachment
and a pillar of fire by night. .. ;
Commander William II. Ashford. Jr., USN, Thus, on this twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing :,
Commanding Officer Scrapbook of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, it is ..
Naval Auxiliary Ah Station. Green Cove Springs
fitting that we recall the devotion and loyalty of the ,
Commander William 0 Burch USN, men who served in the armed forces twentyfiveyears j
Commanding Officer Poems By Or About Naval Personnel ago. Twenty-five years ago in Northern
Naval Auxiliary: Air station, Cecil Field
France, I looked upon the scenes of utter destruc .
The .7AAIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service tion and desolation, and everywhere the human eye 5 ,
material Republication of credited matter prohibited. .High FlightThe could see there was nothing but a sea of mud, of
without permission of CNS. War Department 205 E.42nd
St.. N. V. C. trenches, of barbed wire entanglements of destroyed -
( following poem which appeared" in the New. York IfrraM Tribune has cities and villages; once peaceful farming'; '
is Armistice been placed In a n."ly' opened. rxblhitioii of formt of Faith and "fC'l'dom" communities now only a sea of mud. There in
Today Day. at. the Ubrarof" (nngrr** along klile ucli. rpici u' "The Svldirr" and "In Belleau Woods the birds used to build their nests
Mincler' JelN The author 1& I'J-jear-old American
flier with the
Twentyfiveears ago on November 11, Canadian Air Korre, wa* killed in action IaM UrremlxrY Kojal and sing their harmonious songs, known only to
the American people were told that the war Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, bird land to a listening world. Twenty-five years '. \
was over-Germany had surrendered. And danced the skies on laughter-/ silvered wings! ; ago those same trees were without bark or leaf, )
Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirthOf the result of heavy gunfire during four years of war.
Little did the happy celebrants on the day sun-split" cloud*-and done a hundred things: On the sea were bristling destroyers huntingout :

imagine that today, on November 11, 1943, You have not dreamed of-wheeled and soared an swung enemy submarines. At home and in France, i:
we would again be in a bitter conflict, even High In the sunlit "silence. Ilov'ring there hospitals were filled with wounded. In every American -
more chaotic than that of 1917-1918, to pre- I've chased the "scouting wind along and flung home there was the feeling of uncertainty and ;
My eager craft through footless halls of air. tension. Twenty-five years ago we were bending; :,}
serve our way of life. To them it had beena Up up the long delirious, burning/ blue every effort to win that war. and twenty-five years

"war to end war," a "war to preserve I've topped the wind-swept heightsvlth easy grace, ago on November 11. 1918, at eleven o'clock in the
democracy." \\here never lark, or even eagle/ flew"; morning, when the civilized world was notified the
But the seeds for this Great War had already And "hlJe"lth "silent lifting mind I've trod Armistice had been signed, the world rejoiced that
The high untrespassed sanctity of "space, the war was over, that victory belonged once again!
been planted even before the ink Was Put out my hand and touched the face of God. to the forces of democracy ",

dry on the peace terms at Versailles. Andas JOHN GII.LI'SI'nfAGEE.; JK. Now, twenty-five years later, our nation with oth-
the American people turned their backs on er United Nations is once again engaged in a great '
and took their domestic problems, struggle, a struggle to determine whether mankind r 7
Europe up The Indoctrinee's DilemmaOh shall live in freedom and liberty, or be subjected to ,::.
certain countries of the Old World, while more or less semi-slavery. This week twenty-five ,.

seemingly occupied with reconstruction, I'm a salty sailor man years later after the close of World War I, for
were planning and waiting for the day when That's never been to sea, the first time In the history of the world there are
they might strike again for world conquest, Hut there's no one here can tell it more nations and people trying to kill each other
Just by hearing me. than ever in the history of the world. The peopleof
The war clouds gained momentum and the United Nations have kindled a light in the ,
September, 1939, the second World War be- }-'or I'm up on all the "scuttlebutt"And eyes of the human race in behalf of liberty and ,101

jran. Two years later, Dec. 7, 1941, the I'm a darned well 'Squared awaj", freedom that no nation or group of people can ever
I've got my feet "dead! on the deck": dim for
United States of America was attacked by And I know when to "bclaj". Other
in life livedunder
generations American have "'I
the gangster government of Japan and the tension and
pressure but because of their
There's a load of salty chatter
Armistice was over. loyalty to ideals and
That's "awash" inside my J>ean, convictions they gave us
So, on this anniversary when men laid Hut I couldn't tell a ferryboat this land of ours with all of its institutions of liberty .
down their arms to end the first World \Var, From a :Nazi submarine.I've and freedom. It has fallen to our lot to see that what :
they have given us shall not perish, and when I 1
we find ourselves entering the "twilight"era been assigned to the "starboard watch"And review the sacrifices that the men and women of '
of the European war. How long this the "skipper"", raised a row other generations in American life suffered in termsof
"twilight" period will last no one can fore If I didn't belay until "two bells" blood and toil, tears and soric-, I can stand up
tell, but we know now that Nazi Germany is Ere I "secured" for "chow". like a man and square my shoulders and thank my '
God that it has fallen to lot to the uniform 1-
my wear
doomed and that it is only a matter of time We're the roughest, toughest, saltiest crew of my country and to help preserve the worthwhile .

before she capitulates.We That ever you did MOP, things of life that have become so dear to
are still a long way away from a complete Hut if ever our ship were to leave the dock, each of us. Only as we win this victory can be ever ,
Armistice for 'VorldVar II. How- What a helluva mess there' fire again enjoy the freedom and the liberty that our
-THE TUSCO.N DESERT LOG. forefathers have handed down to us.
ever, we are closer, indeed, than we were a Let us. then, on this anniversary of the Armistice .

year ago. So close, in the opinion of some of twenty-five years ago, re-dedicate our lives to ,
people, that there has been a dangerous wave Sailor BridegroomFrom the cause we represent as a people who believe in

of over-optimism sweeping the country the We God and have stamped upon. our currency "In God
last few months. Without attempting to Tie BLUEJACKET, "

justify this looking through "rose-colored NATTC, Memphis I which was worn precariously From Other -

glasses," it is well to note that rumors are "The happy bridegroom wore a on throughout the back the of ceromeny the bridegroom's perched Papers ._I j

ripe that Finland, Iloumania Bulgaria and "
harming }sailor suit of dark material head.
Hungary are already making bids for a sep- said to be the same he wore -fc j- Reichman Plays
arate peace. And even more heartening are into the !
after being sworn
Servicemen Can Win All officers stationed
avcads and enlisted men
reliable and other-
the increasing reports he would neither
Navy, although
aboard the Paco Naval Air Station attendthe
wise, that conditions inside Germany are going confirm nor deny this sentimental $2,500 In ContestLook first Ship's Company party and dance may to be held

from bad to worse and that the moraleof touch. Magazine is offering $2. OO on Hallowe'en October 31 In the Recreation Hall,
the German people has hit a new low. "This attractive suit consisted of In War Bonds as first prize and Welfare Officer Lieut. Howard Greer announcedthis

Still on this Armistice Day,men are fight- two pieces, a jumper and pants. $2,500 in other prizes for the best morning: With the world-famous orchestnXwt
"The jumper, beautifully draped answers to the serviceman's Joe Reichman supplying the music the affair j
ing and killing all over the world. Nevertheless about the shoulders and tastefully "What kind of country question can Ises to be the finest social function yet stag f

the hope of peace seems much closer to gathered under the arms, hada you and I build when the war is aboard this station.-THE SKY WRITER Pasco,
realization than ever before. While the deep V neck line which showeda over?" Wash.

road to victory is yet hard and costly, we generous expanse of white un- "No fine writing is needed to ___ }
derwear. It was gracefully fashioned win," the Look Sailors Lt
know without any doubt who will win this without pockets. "Beautiful says phrases announcement and slogans I Eating Tastes

,\\'ar.Ve know now that our enemies are on "The trousers were of the Same mean less than sound, honest When it comes to eating there's not much dif-
the defensive and everywhere they turn they dark material, suspended from the thought, simply and plainly ex fet"ence in the tastes of sailors and soldiers said '
are confronted with our growing might and waist, and falling in a straight line pressed." Look wants your pictureof Lieut. Comdr. J. L 11, Clarholm Commissary Officer -
them. However almost to the knees, where they the America that is coming. of the Naval Training Station, In commenting -
to uneven -
determination destroy
flared out into bell bottoms. Rules of the contest and full on the Army Quartermaster Corps' observationsat
the road is clear for all of us-Victory, "Thirteen buttons adorned the details may be obtained by writing Chanute Field, 111. Roast chicken and apple -
absolute and complete victory over the forcesof front, and the rear was tied with to Look's Contest Editor, 511 Fifth pie rated 100 with the 16,000 soldiers at Chanute
evil who, for the second time in a generation black rayon ribbon. The suit's severe Avenue, New York, 17, N. y, Field. So did roast duck and roast ham "That'sJust '
the whole world into simplicity was relieved by an --iii4_ about the way the eating habits of our men '
plunged .
I -- run, commented Lieut. Comdr Clarholm.-NORFOLK '
"Blood, sweat and tears" in order to satiatea artistic hosiery touch showing of black nattily hole-proof between I' Dance For Officers SEABAG. .

mad hunger for world domination.As the bottom of the trousers and the Jacksonville Panhellenic Asso- "
before, right will triumph over evil, and genuine leather shoe tops. I ciation and the Junior Woman's Most Powerful Navy -"

soon again "peace on earth and good will to "Final attractive touches were Club will be hostesses at a dance The U S Navy is fighting today to repel the ambitious 1:
men" will reign over the entire world and an provided by two clever accessories for officers on Saturday Novem- hordes that would destroy our freedom, andit
'Armistice of freedom's triumph will once which did not match-a loosely ber 13, from 9 until 12, at the is backed by the might of industrial America \
flowing cravat tied tightly over the Woman's Club 860 Riverside Ave. laboring day and night to produce the most powerful ..
again be written in the pages of human Adam's Apple, and a novel but undoubtedly AH Navy and Marine officersare Navy the world has even seen.-THE n -vivo,

history. en art. small white hat, cordially invited to attend IJAYHAWK, NAS, Olathe, Kansas g t


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This story starts a few weeks .

.T ego when William J. Brus, a mall the singing of "Happy Birthday"
clerk: specialist who halls from
:;\ Chicago, returned a ration book
Speaking of the r
Disbursing office -
$ which intended for
was a man who
Clara Harrell who had beenon
'If' had been on duty on this station
"injured" list has returned
had been
but lie sent
to her
desk and walked down
-I the
; it back to the Chicago OPA office hall
4' without her crutches,
where It had come from with
ported only by Chief Hank Martell .
this notation: "The man for whom and "
"Soby The office
j' this Is Intended has been transferred
crew, civilian and Naval, wishes
1 as Indicated How's the to ><
publicly welcome Clara back rw
weather In Chicago?" He signedthe
note, "A Chlcagoan."
i Came this prompt reply a few Let a hope that Joan Leslie fin
_days later: ashes up her work in Hollywoodvery

fllfco/ian : goon and qoes on that "camp E,
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Thank you for forwarding Military tour. After all she is our "Pin-
,i War Ration Book No. 3, bej. Up" girl\ and judging from her let- ti
ter she seems to like the Idea.
longing to an armed service man So,
CMraqot At an' This if the Joliet maybe she'll exert some pressure'
' State Penitentiary What sense of herself and "come down and see ussometime"
humor you have! soon.

": -THE 'BOYS.'
Did you ever notice the "eight
ball" that Commander Mahan has
on his desk The Commander has
candy machine In the Administration
no comment to make
about it, but
..t: Annex is not paying so well a
it is
: .)) possible that by constantly
these of
days. Out five
I having an "eight ball" in front of
dropped nickels within a few minutes him he reminds himself never to
of. each other, not one of get "behind the eight ball."
them was "paid off" either in
; candy or returned nickels.
The other noon the line at Ship's

.' R. Z Sobocinski, known as"Soby" Service was long enough to remind -
': to his friends, received high one of the "hands across the
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tribute for his popularity last sea idea. Investigation disclosed
.1. week. His "girl friends" in the that the cash register had broken

.,,, Disbursing office presented him down again My, how unusual.

with a birthday cake while WAVE
1 Millie Flaxman lent her voice to Chiefs", _no: ,longer have priority I
on (hair No. 1 In the enlisted mf'n'i
barber ship One Chief got pretty
-Six Feet Tall embarrassed the other day whena
seaman insisted that he was 9r 1
"next" and not the chief. But

when the Navy "top sergeant" was ,-'

told about the change in ruling I '*,,.... -: ]
,, he very' courteously apologised to > '

the seaman Nice, friendly cooperation -I
., ) and understanding we :: X ;
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call It'e could use lot more of ,

OI, it a\'ery'altere- ". ,, ,..,
\iiOne .
That allotment ALNAV really
had lot of the married men wor- of the featured players in the movie. 'It Happened irt Flatbush which plays at the Student Offi

\ ried for a while. After all $9.50 is cers' Auditorium Friday and at Lee Field Saturday, is Carole Landis, 20th Century-Fox Player Appear.
I $9.50, no matter where it comes ing opposite :Miss Landis, who ,is shown here in a relaxing pose, is Lloyd Nolan '

from But all's well that ends
kI well and everything has come out Nothing like having pride In jour
all outfit, is there?
right. reees. I

i Ii .. Judging from the various letters been Incidentally seeing in, the front long of line the you've per- Salty Humor From Here And There
I f. that Miss Leslie has written to
sonnel and disbursing offices
this station It seems evident that were
men applying for family allow- Matter of Taste scars of the brawl with adhesive
L. she will make every effort to makea .
personal here as ances or making allotments to Joe : "I want to change my tape, then climbed into bed, amil*
soon as she possibly appearance can. Since sheis their wives It seems that the name, you honor." lag at the thought he'd put one
' working in "Rhapsody in Blue" larger:: family you have these days, Judge"What: is your name?" over on his uife
.' the better paid Came the dawn. The ex-drunk
now and is scheduled to into you are Joe: "Joe Stinks.
; another picture when this is completed Judge: "I don't blame :you. Whatdo opened his eyes and there stood
it is obvious that it will be you want to change it to?" his uife glaring at Jiim.
SMOlilES-Congratulations: to
"Why, uhat the matter dear'"
Joe "Charlie,
some months before our "pintip"girl the Marines on their 168th annl- I quoth he

f tf can come down and see us. Butif versarj Thej've done a good "You ,were drunk last "
, the tone of her letters are any Indication job everywhere and the spirit of One At A Time she replied

!I Y'i she's going to try, mates the :Marines: '' In training here leaves I "Com-pa-nce attenshun," bawled "Why, darling, / uo* nothing
she's really going to try. little doubt that they will perform the chief to the awkward<<1 companyat of the sort.

i their" tasks In the best" traditionsof boot ('ampCmnpanPt', lift "Well, if you ucren'f, tcho put
The Marines really landed Tuesday the :Marines when their" chance jour left leg and hold it straightIn all the adhesive tape on the bath'
f morning The Commandant' comes' Who is the yeoman front of >'ou." room mirror?" '
Hand was, holding rehearsal in the who has a little boj on a horse for I i Hy mistake one Bluejacket held

main station auditorium for the a "('add)'" when he plays tennis? tip his right leg, which broughtit Like Father, Like Son
broadcast that evening. After Uhen the ]lights went" out in out side by side with his neigh
I playing l a senti-classical number, the Housing area it few nights agoa bor's left leg Boy: "Say, dad, remember the
Helen O'Hara, one of the six- the band broke forth with the ":\Ia- Chief waft stuck with a "whole | "And who !Is the galoot over story you told me about the time
( foot beauties featured in M-G-M's rine hymn," and suddenly as If roomful of company," and he didn't there holding up both legs?" shouted you were expelled from school?,"
r "Thousands Cheer," is all dressedup From nowhere appeared Marines like It SMOKING LAMP'S: the chief Dad: "Yes,"
for a Latln-.. merlcan musical I' from all directions When the song OUT. I Boy: "Well, isn't it funny how
number. According to her studio ended all of them cheered .lustily Lfts Face It! history repeats itself?"

publicity she is supposed to be I and filled the auditorium with i SUp the Jap en Purl Harbor Day- The drunk tip-tMllup the stairs, -": ti ,
"sorta slinky. their cries of "more, more." Buy Bond,! shoes in hand He patched up the Buy Bond IIn Pearl Harbor Dar*
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[n'i N A S Boxing Tournament Is In Finals Tonight

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Executive Officer Present Award A and R, Recruit Center, HospitalAre Five Bouts

Ahead In Spirited CompetitionTwo Will Decide

,_4wi new leaders took over the top rung in the Station ChampionsThe

i J IJfai. touch ball leagues during the past week as Assembly and

d y f Repair displaced Dispensary in the National League and long awaited finals of the
classy division
Hospital zoomed up from a fifth place tie to oust Ship's tonight at the Victory smoker go on in

r Store in the American League the windup of the first Naval Air I

In the American league's feature Station boxing tournament. Doorsin I
: : contest, A and R beat the Dispen- French Fighter the main auditorium will be i
sary 24 to 6. Ramsay passed to opened at 1900 and the show will I

Castellano for 20 yards and to ? get underway with a Marine variety -

Demkowski for 10 yards to put program at 1930. .
his team ahead 12 to 0 at the Spectacular fights will highlightthe

half. The corpsmen went to r r.. evening's card with an out
a work soon after the start of the standing match expected at 145
second half and made it up 12 lbs. between Lou Nezou, of the
to 6 on a pass from Scanlon to Fighting French and Dick Lee, of
Wright good for 20 yards. the Seaman Guard. Both are experienced -
r With a minute to play, A and in the ring.

1 v x R rammed home two quick touch Nezou, who is 23 years old,rO
downs to make the final score 24 been fighting for three years.

has had most of his ring encounters
NATIONAL LEAGUEW in the French Navy and at the
.111 Assembly and Repair 7 0 NATTC. Lee, 21 years-old, is a

Johnny McCann, S2c Seaman Guard, was a happy Bluejacket when Ordnance 5 1 .J#. one-time Miami, Fla. Golden Glove
and Gunnery 5 2 L
champ, who has been outstanding
he received his Golden Glove and a congratulatory handshake from VPB 2 (1) 52VPB f'
Commander R. R. Johnson, Executive Officer, for winning the 125 2 (2) 'JjJ in main station boxing.
pound novice championship last Friday night. McCann defeated Lloyd VTB VO-VCS 2 26 5 ,. Marines Are HonoredFor

Sawyer. VPB 2 (1)) in three rounds XI 1C Lou Nezou, of the fighting the first time since the
Tl 1 6 French, now stationed at NAGS, Smoker inaugural last summer, a
AMERICAN LEAGUEW will battle Dick Lee, S2c, Seaman complete program will be dedicated -
Hospital 7 I.:2 Guard, in the finals of the 145 to the Marines and the occasion
Recruit Center 6 :2Seaman pound class tonight when the NAS is fitting for the Leather
Guard :. 6 2 boxing tournament comes to a necks are celebrating their 168th
Ships Boathouse Store 62 53: close. Nezou, a veteran of seven I anniversary this week.

O RUY VM 53 years In the French Navy won 7 Buddy Balbo and his Jumpin'Jax
r Docks Ferries 4 5 I of 8 fights at the NATTC. Leeis popular station dance band,
T 4 26Main
Catley 1 81 a former Golden Glove champ will be the only Navy unit to en
from Miami. tertain. There will be, however,
.t4T to 6. One was on a pass Ram I a limited number of acts from
t say to Castellano and the otheron outside talent. *

a pass interception by Brown, O. and G Tops At approximately 2015, the spot- '
By Edmund Walsh, Y2 who ran 30 yards to tally. light will swing from the stageto
Hospital Beats DocksFerriesIn the boxing ring where a flashy
the American league the Hospital I Officer LeagueIn array of leather merchants will
Since Yale's Walter Camp first began naming All-American defeated Docks-Ferries 18 to trade punches as they seek to win

teams before the turn of the century, there has been no 6 with Collins sparking the at- Touch Ball Golden Gloves and station titfes.

'. rationing of recognition passed out to football's honor men. tack. Collins took the ball over Presentation of the Golden
on a short plunge for the first Ordnance and Gunnery remained Gloves to the winning fighters-will
Commander Edward W. Mahan, touchdown and participated In two unbeaten In the Officer touch be made by Lieut. Comdr. Law
Station Welfare and Recreation VTB Officers Are others by passing to Weinkle and football league by defeating As- rence E. Haskell, physical training
officer, who was three times chosen Varcasin. and 24 to 6 and officer.
sembly Repair Judges will be Lt. (Jg) \
f by Camp forAllAmerican Hospital won from T 4 12 to 6 VO-VCS 18 to 6 during! the week. John Hayes and Carpenter Kermit
in Tennis Champions on two passes Collins to Coffer and In other contests VO-VCS set Griest, Public Works. The referee
1913, 1914 and Collins to Eckholz. Both passes back Gunnery B 12 to 0. Opera- will again be Chief Specialist *
Lt. (Jg) Charles F. Myers and
1915, has been were good for approximately 15 tions overwhelmed Public Works Georgie Abrams second ranking
Ensign Minton, of Squadron VTB,
named this yards. T 4 got its marker on a
24 to 0 and Gunnery A beat Op- middleweight in the world. Lieut.
are the new champions in officer
month in Es 10 from Husk to Scheid.
yard pass erations 12 to 6. Raymond Forsberg will be time.
tennis virtue of their victoryover
N r quire magazine Hospital won another game during A thrilling contest was run off keeper.
on one of history's Lt. (jg) Ralph Hillsman and the week defeating Boathouse
between A and
Gunnery Opera
At 125 Ibs. Fred DeFranro,
Lieut. James McCachren, Ordnanceand
great 2 to 0 on a safety. Boathouse tions. With a 0 to 0 score and only
S2c, Seaman Guard, will meet
backfields.Clark Gunnery, 6-0, 6-2 last Tues- threatened the Hospital goal
Joe Brown, Al'Olk
Shaugh- day.The throughout but was unable to push OFFICERS TOUCIIBALL and Repair.At Assembly
winners displayed steady
famous over a tally.
nessy W L IS;? Ibs.!' Kfnl McCan, AM>
serving and good volleying never c,
popularizer of Ships Store Ashore earned an Ordnance and Gunnery ,......... G 0 Assembly and mixes
the T forma-I leaving the outcome in doubt. 18 to 6 win over Docks-Ferries. VOVCS ..... ........... ......... 4 1 Repair, it
tion, Through their triumph the victors Carter scored twice on one Gunnery A ..... ..... ... .. .. .... 4 2 up tilth Ritchie Mendoza, ARM
Comdr Mahan the past and earn 15 points towards the Ad- for 25 yards from Norman passes and Operation ....,.., ....," ., .,,.. 2 2 So, Squadron VPB 2 ((1).
2 2
comes out with what he considersthe I miral's Cup in officers competition.In the other a short pass good for 8 frid Repair ::::::::::: 2 3 At 145 Ibs. Lou Nezou, FightIng -
12 most outstanding backfield college Lt. (jg) Myers and yards. Bachara ran back an interception Public Works ;. .. ;.. ;.;.. ; ;; ;. ; 1 5 French, NAGS, tangles with
Minton tennis VPB 2 (1) . .. ... .. ... ... .0 G Dick Lee, S2c, Seaman Guard.
units from 1885 to 1940. Ensign were varsity 35 yards for the final
The Harvard team of 1913, thebest players, the former at the Uni- touchdown Martin, Docks-Ferries At 155 Ibs. Clyde Perry, S2c,
ever to wear the Crimson, had versity of Texas. and the latter at ran back a pass interception 60 five minutes left in the ball game, Seaman Guard, battles PI'O WIIContliara -
M. J. Logan at quarterback; C. E. Davidson yards for DocksFerries.VPB Lt. (jg) White passed to Lt. (jg) OB race Serer

Brickley and F. J. Bradlee, half- m__ %_Hj i 2 (1) beat VPB 2 ((2)) 7 to Janusas to put Gunnery A out in

backs and E. W. Mahan, fullback.In Capt. Whelchel i Coaches 6 on a pass Brown to Burney, plus front. Operations came back on Hope Of VPB 2 (1)
part the article says, the extra point. McDermott con- the next play with a touchdownpass
"Harvard assumed the scepterfor Naval Academy ElevenThe nected on a pass Lozano for from Lt. (Jg) Hay to Ensign

its brief rule In the changing VPB 2 (2). Albright.
realm of football. Percy Haug- football coaching staff at Dispensary triumphed easily over Gunnery A clinched the game
ton, a roach wonderfully systematic the Naval Academy this seasonis VO-VCS 24 to 0. Scanlon passedfor when Cadet Brown broke into the F
In little matters, was the headed by Captain J. E. Wel- two touchdowns, one to Canton open in the closing seconds and
man behind Harvard's rise. This chel, NSN. His assistants are for 18 yards and the other to Lt (Jg) Janusas flipped him the

era of supremacy. renters about Lieut. Comdr. E. E. (Rip) Miller, Wright for 20 yards. Griffith ran payoff pass. Final score was 12

the years of Charley Brickleyand USNR, line coach; RaymondSwartz Conllaatd ee page tieveeSeaman to 6.Lt. .
Janusas starred
for Boston
} !dIf\ Mahan. In 1913 Harvard and Lieut Comdr Thomas -xjii (jg)
was the leading team of the C. Scaffe, USN (ret.) assistantline College. Lt. (Jg) White wasa ,
country. coaches and Keith Molesworth, Guard Is stellar performer for T. C. U. ,
and Lt. (Jg) Hay was a varsity
Brickley In 1913 was rated by backfield coach.Navy (
Walter Camp "back of the year." -..-. player at Northwestern.
Leader In Lee
In addition to his numerous field -.at
goal he was a fine running I Football
Game Is Set Jrt
back. Softball LoopSeaman 1 1I I
Mahan was an Ideal all around South The Army-Navy football
back to with hIm He Guard No.1 took
go was over
Jacksonville NATTC, 20(); U of will be played this year at West'I
where his the lead in the .
greatest! as a punter, undisputed phy- Point Saturday 27 Nov. Public
Miami, 0.
distance and accuracy were mar sical-conditioning league at the
35 Norfolk Ma- discussion over the possibility of
Camp LeJeune, ; .J
velous. lie was also one of the Naval Auxiliary Air Station, the
rines, 6.Bainbridge. game being played this year
fine early passers and great as NTS 54 Curtiss Green Cove Springs, this week led to an announcement from As.
an end runner." ; when the Marines No. 1 team drop- sistant
of J.
Bay, 0.Charleston. Secretary War John I
ped a decision in a Softball contest.
Coast Guard 25 McCloy that the game would go on.
Saturday the NATTC Raider ; The Marine team, however, can .ct4-
who have won one game and lost Camp Gordon, boast 15 victories to 9 for the
one at Cadet field will try to 6.East Seaman Guard. The difference Raiders Played For NAS
better their home record against comes in that the l latter outfit has
Daniel Field. The Raiders! will Navy, 24; Penn, 7. dropped only one decision to hold Guards Paul Toth and Lou
have one more game after the Worcester Tech, 19; U S. Coast its average at the .900 mark. The Campbell and Backs Bradley Davis -
Daniel Field melting. Camp Guard, 12.Willow Fire Department remains the most and Duke Iversen, of the
LeJeune Marines play here 27 Grove NAS, 21; Muhlen- active team in the league having NATTC Air Raiders, were mem-
Nov.: berg, 7.Bucknell. engaged in 53: contests to date but bers of the 1942 Naval Air Station -
13; Lakehurst 0 23 of them have been garnered by eleven which won 9 of 12

Look for a good ball game Sampson NTS, 55; York, Pa. their opponents.In games, beating Duke, Clemson, Ritchie-Mendoza ARMSc, of
Saturday in Evanston, Illinois, Vikings, 0. the mesa attendant's league, Florida and Pensacola. VPB 2 (1) is slated to mix it up

when Northwestern and Notre Middle West the Wildcats continue on top but with Red McCan, Assembly and t
Dame bump In a head-on football the Hellcats outfit have moved up McGoven Is Illini ''Star Repair, in the finals of the 135
clash.! Otto Graham. Northwestern's Great Lakes, 12; Camp Grant, 0. within four games of them. pound senior division of the NAS

triple threat star, Far WestDel Incidentally, the new gym In Quarterback Eddie McGovem. a boxing tournament tonight. Mendoza
whom we have Been perform the ship's service building is now Navy V 12 trainee, is the first a Mexican lad, halls from
many times, 1 Is: our nomination Monte, 26; UCLA, 7, fully equipped with mats, parallel striug quarterback for Illinois this Santa Monica, California, and Mc-
for the best single player the San Diego NTS, 10; USC,. 7. bars, horses, and punching bags season. Last year McGovern led Can from Wilson, Oklahoma.
Irish will have to stop In their St Mary's pre-flight, 13j; Ala- and attendance at workouts is increasing the nation's scorers while playing Mendoza won a ring title at Camp

Continued on pare ..T9n meda Coast Guard, 13. dally. for Rose Poly Farragut, Idaho, .recently,

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November 11, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven J

Star Back-For NATTC Air Raiders .. .' Yard Dept. 'Historic Flag Used ,sj

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: <, ; NE WYORK.-Despite War Department It just scuttlebut, or are wed Guadalcanal RaisedAt
Regulations against clvilllans ding bells next on y. A. IVIE'S
wearing Army insigne a program with a South Jacksonville the Invitation of Naval Con
<:; gal turned up at her office here blonde. gressional Committees, the U. S.

t.I : wearing two officer's silver barson H. B. METELAK, BMlc. returned Marine Corps Wednesday, Novem
,. ,<.,' her sweater. A friend asked her from a refreshing leave in 'ber 10-the 168th Anniversary of
J:. '. If her boy friend was a captain. northern Minnesota. The girl the Corps-raised over the nation's
;. ',*; ," .," "Oh, no," she replied, "Two lieu friend is still true, he says. Capitol the American flag flown

,':...., .". ',' tenants." over Guadalcanal by Marines when
.< ',' vl The boathouse touch football
T i i they Invaded the strategic islandin
> team, after dropping a game to
I AL .;: ,.:.. Guard The Peace the Seaman Guard, is getting set In August.a joint 1912 letter to Lieutenant
C'! .t' '.t': to win the return .
"Germany and Japan should be game.T. General Thomas Holcomb, Marine
forever stripped of all aviation, D. BRUNSON wants to go to Corps Commandant, Senator David
: commercial or military, 'as a safe- Alabama for a few days. We won I. Walsh of Massachusetts,
tJ ; guard to the peace of the future," der if it's Alabama or the brunettehe Chairman of the Senate Naval Af
: Rear Admiral Elliot Elliot Buck- wants to see. fairs Committee, and Representative

4 master, USN, Chief of Naval Air Jack Fletcher POE'S record of Carl Vinson of Georgia, Chairman -
: Primary Training, declared in a 13 letters In one day is still un- of the House Naval Affairs
t./ (,:: .: recent speech. surpassed In the Seaman Guard. Committee, said in part:

_._ : .: ,.,......; We are glad to note that Lewis "It is our belief that this flag
.' ". ',.. t<, "Red" WARWICK and D. I. REAMare has great historical value Inas
The rapidly recovering from their much as it signifies the first suc-
{ Runway ,
\. t football injuries. Their loss from cessful offensive launched by
.,',' '. Continued From Fare Six the Seaman Guard and Boathouse American forces in this great; war.
: "' ". : march to a national title. Can teams, respectively, has been keenly "As Wednesday, November JOth,
; ".< :. : : they stop him felt, and their return is eagerly is the 168th Anniversary of the
.', -<:: .... awaited. founding of the United States Ma-

.- Lieut. Colonel Bernie Bierman, Congratulations to Golden Glov rine Corps, we believe that it
USMCR, former coach of the Uni- ers. Willie SCAGGS, Ken KELLER would be most appropriate for you
versity of Minnesota football pow- Johnny McCANN and Steve and as many officers and men of
erhouse, was quoted in the news- STARRICK for their excellent the Marine Corps as you deem advisable
.. recently as saying that showing in winning the Station to participate in a cere-
....., .1L. ,.. football papers will surge upwards after Novice Boxing Championships at mony at the Capitol, at which
their respective weights.Our time this flag will be raised with
the war.
: 't Lt. Col Bierman looked for some nomination for the Yard appropriate ceremonies, and will
T form of federal assistance to per- Department Football Team with fly for the remainder of the day. ..
mit a great boom of the grid sport. the most all-around pep, speed, "This event would be a fitting
finesse and spirit-The Docks and tribute to our gallant Marines
.. j4 During the period of demobilization -
and should serve to inspire all
t he that the Ferries "Buccaneers"i .
." : : J\.1 ", i Americans to continue to carry on
> .: \ ment may permit former college -':
in the of sacrifice and
....'.... : r;c' students 'to resume their studies spirit serv-
'" fvJ' .\ \of 4 ',, ice of our Marines until we attain
; .i' w "Unless the continues too
; 'WI war
tr'r ]- The ceremonies took
: place on
14"r. :c, ,;\. ... ), \.. .> i'.1Ar long," he said, "former football Established For
.. l ..,,, e'7J the East Plaza of the Capitol at
1l'. '" l'"f.i !: players will return more mature,
11:30: a. m. The Marine Corps
I Enlisted Personnel
This line smashing fullback of the NATTC Air Raiders rugged and ready. Should hostilities band, under the direction of Cap

who play Daniel Field on Cadet Field at 1415 Saturday is I years continue, however another, football three may or four be Continued soundman From). Fare One tain William F. Santelmann, fur
nished martial music. A battalionof
Duke-Iverson, former U. of Oregon blocking back. Iversen, a slow in its comeback.A Printers L and M (lithographersand Marines participated

Marine judo instructor at the Training Center, played on ia small duplicating machine operators Issued by the Marine Quarter- "

the Naval Air Station eleven last season. He is six feet, two and R Hospital Recruit ). master at Philadelphia, the flag .

inches tall and weighs 203; pounds lIe has consistently top- Center Lead In Touch Ball Painter V (aircraft painters). reached the Solomon Islands with
Machinist's Mate (engineman the first wave of Leathernecks to
>> ped his teammates in defensive performances Continued From Face Six ). make the assault on the Jap-held
I'.e" lIam Workman, Marine Barracks Machinist's Mate G (industrialgas territory. Because it served as a

generating mechanic). marker for raiding Japanese
Rebounding Raiders Ready At 165 Jb... Jimmy Wismer, Machinist's Mate R (refrigeration planes, the flag later was taken
AMM2c, Assembly! and Repair, mechanic), from its staff at Henderson Field
. slugs it out with Corp. Troy Machinist's Mate S (shop ma- and returned here.

To Meet Daniel Field Sat. Bohannon, Marine Barracks.All chinist). After it is lowered from the
of the fighters on tonight'scard Aviation Machinist's Mate C Capitol, the flag will be placed on
;,(. 1 have demonstrated particular (carburetor mechanic). display at various cities. A special -

By Carolus G. Anderson, Y2c ability and some have had consid- Aviation Machinist's Mate F case Is under construction' for

erable amateur ext>erlence. I (flight engineer).. its preservation _
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The Daniel Field Fliers of Augusta, Ga., an aerialmindedteam DeFranco 125 lbs., and Wismer, Aviation Machinist's Mate H --.

which passes from anywhere, will be the rebounding 165 Ibs. are both former South (hydraulic mechanic). New Radio
eastern Golden Glove champions. Aviation Machinist's Mate I ProgramOf
NATTC Air Raiders' opponent Saturday at Cadet Field as
Brown Workman and Bohannon (instrument mechanic).
the Raiders play at home for the first time in six weeks fought,for the NATTC., Perry and Aviation Machinist's Mate P Local Interest

after three successive road games. Game time is 1415. McCan were on the NAS boxing (propeller mechanic Newest "rise-and-shine" radio

Mauled rather rudely by both team. Mendoza won a boxing title Aviation OrdnancemanB (bombsight hour from Jacksonville's WMBR
at Camp Farragut, Idaho. Nezou mechanic). radio station that has a definite
the 300th and 176th Infantry
Oviation Ordnance T (Turret Naval Air Station twist to its
Fort Bennlng, the Fliers are Personnel Engine fought in the French Navy, and
i mechanic). views and is the
nonetheless dangerous foe with at the NATTC. Lee is a Golden news recordings
a Glove champ from Miami. Storekeeper D (disbursing store- "Kap'n K" hour from 0705: to
Ditoma, ex-Temple star,
the spearhead of a smoothworking Overhaul and T4 -i! keeper Storekeeper). V (aviation store- 0730. every morning except Sunday

offense. Five Bouts Highlight NAS keeper). This new 25 minute show is run

c Holmes Ditoma's and targets Claude Davis are ends ant.ltheyRn John Pace NAS BowlersAt Victory Smoker Tonight Specialist F (fire communication fighters). by a talented and "nicetolistento" -
Specialist Q ( young sister of a station officer -
<<: bring in both long and short Continued From Page Six specialists). who instructs our student

the completion of two weeks 11 yards for the second score and Specialist X (essential specialists aviators at a training squadron I
The probable starting lineups: of bowling, Personnel with six victories Reid intercepted and went 35 yards who do not fit into any existing on this station. Her entertaining ,

:NATTC a.nlel and no defeats leads in the for the final touchdown.O rating). comment, bits of Naval Air gos- :
Air 'alders rOflo Field Tuesday night league and two and G turned back Personnel Specialist (Y) (control-tower sip, and good music during the '
K'hier LF.LT lolmes Busby teams Engine Overhaul and T4 24 to 0. Wells and Cooney carried operators). first week of its appearance Just
Campbell Bellanl I.G Jlebson with five victories and only one Intercepted passes over for two of Special Artificer 0' (optical). past, mentioned several of the sta-
Ecklund C" Billiard defeat are tied for the lead in the the tallies. Sears returned a punt Special Artificer I (Instru- tion personalities and goings on.
I. Hanzel He: ScdlewlczKalnln Friday night league. for another and Augustine went 8 ments). -":'.
Gallaher RT HE Bern'man Pails Last Friday Engine Overhaul yards around end to complete the Special Artificer D (synthetic
Jlallskl Q DitomaFortier outbowled the Storekeepers 2281 scoring.A training devices). Mortality Rate Among
or Lelchas Lit Du\'all pins to 2128, winning two gamesto and R trounced T 1 40 to 0 Ship's Service Man B (barber).
Fisher hit FB S'I\Predilverson ester one. Other results had T4 with with Castellano Heinbaugh, Car- Ship's Service Man C (cobbler). Wounded Is Very Low .
2346 pins defeating the Boathouse, ter, Beers Demkowski and Ram- Ship's Service Man L (laundryman WASHINGTON Mortality of
best Fullback John 2254, in two of three contests. Sea- sey in starring roles. ). less than two per cent among
tosses with the
man Guard with 1913 pins won N 'o VM won by a top heavy count Ship's Service Man T (tailor). wounded American soldiers in Pa-
another Temple star, is
Sylvester out of three from the Marine over T 4 30 to 6, Mobley, Rlcken- All these subdivisions, with the cific areas, due to excellent media
,an able running Guard 1872. back and Bobbie were standoutsfor exception of the Specialist. Special cal care, was reported by the Hon-
As the Fliers will place an accent In Tuesday competition Personnel I VM Mahan crossed the goal Artificer, and Ship's Service Man orable Robert P Patterson, Under- "
on passing for victory, the 2402 pins, won three straightover for T 4. VM also beat- Main Galley groups, are in addition to the gen- secretary of War, who recently returned -
Raiders are certain to keep faithin VO-VCS, 2119 Post Office. 12 to 0 eral ratings indicated in the titles. from a 30,000-mile trip by
a hard, smashing running game with a season high of 2442 pins A and R got an 18 to 0 decisionover A number of new ratings will air to Hawaii, the Fiji Islands,
that piled up more than 300 yards beat Marine Disbursing, 2278, two I VTB with Dermott, Descionne be applicable to members of the Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea f
from scrimmage and brought a games to one. Instrument Shop and McLure lugging the pigskin. Women's Reserve as well as men, and Guadalcanal. o/\ .
20 to 0 victory over favored Miami 2377 pins, took three in a row VPB 2 (2) won from T 1, 7 to 6 notably Specialist- (Y) and Aviation Under Secretary Patterson cred ;;
U.Eight. from Docks Ferries. 2244. on a pass from Blake to Jablonskl Machinist's Mate I, for both ited the low mortality rate among ',
new men, most of them Herrin lias High Series Zimmer intercepted a pass for T 1 of which women are being spe- wounded men to the availability of : *
recent graduates of the NATTC Individual high marks in three, and got his team's tally, cifically trained. blood plasma, sulfa drugs, atabrine '
Aviation schools, played an, important game series went to Harold Her- Rating badges for the new fields and other malaria control meas- "j
part in the victory. Theyare John Roberts, Personnel, 533; Paul have not yet been established. uses, air evacuation of wounded
Bob Woods, right halfback; TUESDAY LEAGUEW Moore, Instrument Shop, 520; Chris men. superb surgery and the skill
Chet Haliskl. quarterback Ed Ber- Personnel .e L 0 Lake, Instrument Shop, 513; Lou r Examinations for Thursday of medical officers who work often
J"angJohn Martins, Chuck Koehl- Instrument 'Shop) ;: :: : :: :::::: ::: 5 1 Cohen, Post Office. 509; and James- I 18 Nov., will be little affected' by 17, 18 and 19 hours at a stretch. /.
er and Dennis Gallaher ends; Post Office . .... ...... .., 3 3 Shearer, Marine Disbursing 503; I the changes In the Navy rating "= :I
Marine ,
Tiotzky Kalnin, tackle, and Pete \' Distancing. . : :: :: : ::.:::..2 4 and Edward Mundie, Engine Over- I Hruetiire, according to an announcement -
Bellanl, guard. Docks Kritiex . .. 0 C haul, 502 by the Educational Recruiter Becomes .I
Woods, an ensign, is the only .FRIDAY LEAGUE High individual results since the Office on this Station; because 'Parent1 Of Recruit
the team and W Lnllne start of the season have Harold
officer formerly
on T . .. .. .. .. 5 1 I "qualification for the new ratings 'I
played with Rochester University .: Otitliaul ..... .......... 5 1 Herrin, Post Office, leading witha hate not been established" KANSAS CITY (CNS).-John "
The hartl.hittingRaider line Hunllunise . .. .. ............ 4 2 5C7 three game series. Sonny Moore, 18, tried to enroll in the : ,
and the devastating blocking of Seaman Cur.ul .. .. .. ........ ... 2 4 Berke-, Personnel, has the high --- --- ---- Maritime service but was turned '
Marine Cunnl .. .. ......... 1 S Want Tooth Brushes /
Quarterback Chet Haliski and Storekeepers "" . ,. ... 1 5 individual game with 221. These down,because he had neither parent \A I
;Fullback Duke Iverson coupled marks are in the Tuesday league The most highly prized possessions nor guardian to okay his ap 'I
with the hard running of Don For- rln, Post Office, 567; Hank Grisro Edward Mundie, Engine Over- of servicemen overseas is plication. Recruiting Seaman Jer .,:;
tier, Charley Fisher Gus Letchar T4, 544: Eonny Berke, Personnel haul, has a 547 three game series tooth brushes, according to a Red rv McCafferty took care of that. '\'>11
nnd Bob Woods, cmshcd the Mi- M2; John Roberson. Marine and Warren Bareics. Boathouse, Cross report Tooth brushes arc lie took Moore,to a probate judge, ":,
nmanfl who won C to 0 in an earlier I Disbursing: 542; Charles Fyfe, Post has a 205 game for top scores in to popular they vie with nail as adopted him and swore him into '- 'I
came a: Cadet Field. Office, 535); Ray Stuck, T4, 535: ; the Friday league. tops overseas. the service.
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I l Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS November 11, 1943 ;

I Navy Aviator Here Tells How 150 Italian Don't Expect Check On Air "" I i,

t' .Troops Were Captured From Seaplane Right AwayFor

When the historians get aroundto P

documenting the best Navy Dependency Hike
stories of World War II there
ought to be at least one chapter
about the stranger-than-fiction ex- If your wife and kiddies think
ploits of a Lieutenant and a sec- they will get more dough row that
ond class radioman who operateda 4' the new Servicemen's Dependency
seaplane and captured 150 Ital- Bill has become law, they're right':
ian soldiers by strafing their positions If they think they will get it right
and then "escorted" them away, they're wrong.
by gunfire to American troops Conversion of more than 3,000-
The true story of this weird adVenture 000() accounts from the old forms I
during the Sicilian invasion I i to the new ones is a tremendoustask
was told here by Paul E the War Department has
Coughlin, the Lieutenant. / warned, and it's going to take r
Lt. Coughlin who is betterknow time.
I ..First. will be mailed
as plain "Pete" back home dependents
tit Edina, Mo. elated his novel a single sheet certificateform
experiences which have been wide which requry.ls all the information
ly headlined by press and radio. needed to convert accounts -
Lt. Coughlin was piloting a to the new rates Dependents
Curtis, SOC in the Vicinity of should complete the
the ship" from uhkh he" had been form Immediately HO that pa>'-
catapulted when he spotted men" fluent at the new rates may be )
working on a gun position He expedited. In the meantime dependents -
asked the Captain b>' radio for will receive benefit Greg O'Berry ARM3c, recently
]N>rmisslon to drop a bomb on e ,e checks<<: at the old rates. graduated from ARM school
them and was instructed to The new scale doesn't changethe NATTCen, may be heard regularlyon ,
"bomb all but our own troop $50 payment your wife now the "Navy Wings" programover

.n the beach." receives but if you have a child, WJAX each Friday at 2100. ...
"From then' on I was on my the payment is increased from O'Berry, a tenor, formerly studied .
)Tvn," says the good-natured Mis- $62 to $80 a month and each ad- at Eastman School of Music in
oiirian. I ditional child receives $20 extra Rochester. Twenty years of age i
"I dived in and dropped a bomb per month instead of $10 A parent he claims Miami, Fla., as his home.

fen the position. The bomb did not I dependent for a chief portion of -. -....-...---- '"
go off but it scared the hell out Lieut Couahlin- support will now receive .$50 a J.
of thf'm..15 I pulled out of this ,I Shafer who hailed from Albany, ,-- -- -- ---- month, an increase of $13.Here's Quiz Contest
dive bombing attack at about 300 how the old and new
feet I went on down the beach Ore.They usually flew at about 2500 Joan LeslieAppreciative laws compare: ANSWERS 4Questions

to where I had seen one of our. feet, Just above the small stuff, wife llrpriKlrnt. Old New"
forward patrols moving. They were and to dodge the bigger flack they Wife\ nd'ri jiid'::::::::::: 6J JTO HO ( are printed on

huddled together below a cliff kept the biplane wobbling back and Additional children . 10 :20 Page 3))
o They waved and I flew forth. On this occasion Child but no wife (with $20
pointed as they were 1. The White House.
for each additional child). 42 42
by. I circled back over them and being pestered by one particulargun Of InvitationJoan Divorced wife ". . 42 42 2. Greenberg, Army; Louis '
around the hill to see if I could down below. Finally in disgust One parent ( let'htE'f.r chief -
find the trouble Shafer pointed his little .30 Leslie, the Station's, favorite '- supportVneie) : I Is no Army; Budge, ArmyVarmel'dam.; \"
Class A (wife or child) dependent Navy; Harmon, Army, Feller |I
"As we circled back to sea, caliber machine gun over the side "pin-up" girl will positlve1 . .. 37 50 Navy; Lesnevich, Coast Guard; :.i *
Shafer, my gunner and radioman, and started peppering them op- 1 make a personal appearanceat \\heie there is a Class A dependent ;
saw some movement and we got timistically."Urotht"r. the Jacksonville Naval Air " 20 50 Lyon. Marines; Little, Navy 'S'
back to the Station when she' on her One parent' (dependent for sub- 3. Shortest Chicago to Fairbanks
spot as quick as we all hell broke loose, goes Mantlal support) : Where there I
could and there were 60 or 70 men recounts<<: Lt. Coughlin. "You next USO camp tour, the Hollywood there Is no Class A dependent ; longest, New York to
leaving this gun position. We immediately ought to see what came back up Victory Committee notified .. .. 37 37 Chungking, San Francisco to

dropped a bomb on them -the" whole" sky was black-they the Ja\: Air News this week. where eris" .Class, . "A, .dependent -. 20 37 Brisbane is second longest and
which did little damage other than let us have everything they" had, The letter which was received : (depenenrchlensupport New York to Moscow the third in
scare! them. This made both of us and the old SOC was bouncing earlier this week pointed out ) : where there is I length.
Class .
no A 47
dependent) C8
mad and as they ran into a hedge around up there like a cork. that it was Impossible! for11.1: Where there Is Class A dependent 4. Momentum might have car. '
which ran through up the valley, \\'hf'n I turned around to see Leslie to make the trip at thl'll ." . . 30 G8 lied his plane to the shore but : .r", 1
we started strafing them. After what had happened, Shafer" was time because of "production Two patents (depenenor he could not have taxied his S ..<

about four strafing runs and while sitting there with his finger In schedules, a limited talent pool substantial there Is no Class uFP"itheie A dependent: 47 37 because its engine was dead. _It, _:
Shafer was still shooting they his mouth like a little boy who and a large number of agenciesto Where there Is Class A de 5. Yes A cow has a
started to come out of the hedge had spilled milk on the tablecloth. service.' It went on to say, One parent" and. .one brother or, 30 37 lower and upper teeth, .
waving hats, coats pants, hand- ) ." however" that the Committee sister (dependent for chief twrth. fUllletc.'lir
kerchiefs and flags. Lt. Coughlin, who has won the would "keep a record of jour support) : \\here tth I Is no 6. True.
"We flew down low over them sobriquet of "The Sgt York of request and at such, time as Where Class A dependent 42 .68 7. Truk.
there Is Class A dependent
and motioned for them to go the the Air", was fond of Shafer with ;Miss Leslie is available for a ., . 25 68 8. Harding. .
way we wanted them to. A few got;: whom he flew for about a year camp tour, advise USO-Camp The first three noncom grades 9 Yes
the word-the few that went in the and a half "He's a fine radioman, Shows in S'ew' York to make also benefit by the new bill. Staff 10 D is false. The invention of "

wrong direction were sorry of it and gunner and a good fellow," the certain" that the Jacksonville sergeants, technical sergeants, first the typewriter is accredited to ':
As I circled above them Shafer Naval officer declares emphatically Naval Air Station is Includedin sergeants and master sergeants as Sholes and Glidden in 1868.iiiM'. .'
hurried and guided their move- ..- her Itinerary." well as the corresponding gradesin .,
ment with very accurate machine Lt. Coughlin won the Air Medal Declaring that an established the Marines, Navy and Coast .
gun fire at their heels. before the Sicilian argosy. It was policy forbid the appearanceof Guard who were not benefited in Contribute To Fund .
Of course", there was home" resistance during the invasion of Africa when any star for "a single appearance the bill now may receive family .

; I.t. Coughlin admits. he was flying along the beach that at any ramp," the let- allotments provided that they Contributions for the Commune *r": .

"Mire: they" were shooting at us: ," he spotted an Arab on the shore ter, which was aimed by Frances waive subsistence and rental pay- ity War Chest Fund have been ., ....
he says, "but tht'reasn't a and it aroused his suspicion. He Inriilis, assistant to the ments they are now authorized to received at the chaplain's office .
good duck hunter in the crowd." went down and found an Axis sub Chairman of the Hollywood receive. from the following units: Ord- \ ''

"Well, as we drove them up I lying on the surface It saw him, Committee, concluded in part: --": nance and Gunnery, VO-VC3 ..1.
over the top of the hill white flags I'' too, but the water was too shal- and the supply too small for any (OTU) No. 1: Station Radio Lab ..
could be seen coming': out of other low to dive. and it headed out to ". The demand is too great Secret Weapon"Our Personnel and Personnel (civil. ,*..
gun; positions. As we scared these I sea Lt. Coughlin got on his tail, player to be able to spend that ans). .
people out they became scatteredall followed his wake and by watch- much travel time for a single secret weapon of this wars
over the hill, and just then the Ing the prop swirl he managedto purpose I am sorry to be so the infantry-the weapon about --": 'f 4
free gun jammed. I told Shafer not score a hit with a bomb that discouraging for the present, which we have talked the least and You-all of you--are Invited to 'r
to let them know for they might "killed a million fish." The U-boat but hope the future will bear on which we depend the most," the the dance at the Mainside Audi- ,::.!
try to escape. I circled around low was found on the beach the next fruit-and that the above ex- President's Secretary, Stephen T tot"ium Saturday night. It's fun :

over them and told him to keep his morning and the crew was cap- planation will fine you some Early, said in an address last week. and free. '
gun pointed in their direction. One tured. understanding of our problemand :(11

fellow was making a run for it why it uc' :
and the others would have probably 14.9 to approve Miss Leslie's The Wolf by Sansone ,

followed him like sheep. As' going to Florida for one appear- 1
Navy Radio ProgramsThe c"_' IMI M-4 L..3' Mi.M M t_5..s. Mao 1I '9I
I flew by trying to hit him with the ance. 1I I
wlrg, I heard some shots being following radio I Joan Leslie was selected as 1I I
fired. Very much surprised I look- be broadcast by Jacksonville the" Station's "pin-up" girl in a I

ed back to see, Shafer aiming his stations from the Naval Air poll conducted by the Ja\: Air !
machine gun and banging away I Station: News" She polled 1.0n'ote.: :
with his 45 out of 5,880 ballots ('ft..t. coinIng -
Shafer. being a mechanic Friday WJVX (2100-2130)) I -
from behind In the last.
too, soon got his free four '
gun Naval Air Technical Training 1 "
working and we herded our prisoners (' rut auditorium N I claj.s of the contest" to score a "
e e r a v YIn n WifiSsJiOh f- -4
out on the road and by \\ ::..." smahlng'Idor}'. Betty Grable : r P ti Jfc' ,
strafing the sides of the road we TiiesdajMIIP (2100-2130)) I and Ann Sheridan" her closest ;
rivals drew 7.J8 and 710 'oteM.rt"Iedh.I r,
had them marching in column Naval Air Technical \ ,
When they got to our troops." Center auditoriumlngs Over! I )'. The 18-jeur-oKI .,
red haired actress was seen ,
recently -
Although the story of "shooing" America" with the Command I
In "This Is Thermy"
surrendering prisoners by ant's Band.
firingat and "Sk "H' The" Limit She had
their heels from an airplane is Wednesday WPDQ (1630-
her first role In "Ser
the highlight of Lt. Coughlin's 1700)) All Saints Chapel "NavyVespers I geant York"major opposite Gary
combat activities it is not the only ." Cooper.Maybe.
Interesting action he experienced.
The congenial Mid-1Vesterner tells
SUp the Jp Pearl llarlxtr I>.
on r-
Deserted Isle
this story about his radioman Dick : Buy Itund'

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Isn't So Bad After All

: After three years on a desert

island, a shipwrecked sailor was
Someone'" .should. have Mopped him when the bartender" asked this.
frailor what the" Navy was doing. lint everybody" listened shamelessly overjoyed one morning recentlyto

"I don't know what the'" battlewagons" are doing said the sailor, see a ship with a boat putting

"but If the Nazis don't get wise, there won't be any subs left to off for shore.

worry 'em. This ilestrojer I'm on Is In the Green Paint Division Just before the boat was
>\e tarry a deck load of green paint and whenever we detect the beached the officer in command
presence, of a sub' we Immediately circle the" suspected' rone, pouring to&sed the sailor a bundle of
the paint air-over. the surface. The Nazi, hearing: our motors, comes newspapers
up for a look. When his periscope conies out of the water It gets a "Captain's compliment." the ':

film of green paint on it; they don't Know they are breaking the officer said. "Look these over 1 I'll bet I know what ra wishing1' !" s .''t ::
surface so' tile !sub Keeps rljht on rising.. : We just wait until it U you lucky devil, and if you &UU _

about." 100 feet In the air and I Knwcl:; it down with our antiaircraftguns. want to be rescued, we'll be I ,, 't
back for you tomorrow.

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