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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 25, 1943
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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. 35 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA November 25, 1943




II Christmas Holiday Leaves Will Start 12 December .





I, Hanging On -The Ropes USO Cast Will- Transportation System Must


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A1. Go Home During HolidaysThanks .
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( ... :: .: Show At Dance Christmas holiday leaves will be
ToThanksgiving granted, under certain circum-

\ ; stances, to Station personnel, over
if4" Entertainers Highlight the period from 12 December 1943to

.t,;) 12 January 1944, according to
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i.. 1 Saturday Night SessionAt the Personnel Officer's memoran-
' : dum of 20 Nov.
. 't .' ,. Mainside AuditoriumA Belts will have to be looseneda Acting Chief of Naval Persont
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,, .: :: ,notch or two this afternoon nel L. E. Denfeld on 30 Oct., announced
' dance, with an all-novelty when sailors resume work after that "In recognition of the

'to' vaudeville unit thrown In for good I necessity for restricting travel of
/ / measure, is on the entertainmentbill M Naval personnel during the holiday

of fare Saturday night at the I season, for the purpose of main-
e] Main Station Auditorium. Buddy taining the efficiency of the transportation -

: Balbo and his "Jumpin' Jax" will system of the country,
furnish music for the dance session leave for a period of longer than

: three days, but in no event to ex-
., j The Saturday night dance will be title ceed 14 days may be granted dur

I .". highlighted by a USO-Camp Show. V + ing the period from December 12,
; The USO will present "What's 1943 to January 12, 1914, to a maximum .
, Buzzin'," a unique performance of 10 per cent of the per-
' ; 'which will be staged at 1930. The : sonnel stationed at any Naval activity -
j dance will follow immediately after. noonday chow. Commanding officers are
.; t'. OMu I I The Thanksgiving Day schedule requested not to grant leaves of

;. ""'hat's Buzzln', Is a performance 'calls for work as usual with one this character which begin or terminate
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different from any notable exception --a traditional on Saturdays, Sundays, or -
other Camp Show, according to turkey dinner with all the trimOlin's Dec. 24, except under unusual circumstances -

"I I advance notices. It's one of the I from_ soup u s major attractions on the USO "Leave or liberty which involves'

circuit which Includes Irtually travel on Saturday or Sunday,
all of the Naval Stations, )IarlneUa..t New Classification shall not, except in the case of
>s and Army Camps in the Christmas and New Year's week-

nation. I ends, exceed 72 hours, and may be '
:; Like all USO shows, it will be System Is Used In granted to the personnel to a max-

presented here without admission imum of 10 per cent of the per-
1 charge to servicemen. It is a sonnel stationed at any naval activity -
.
"t.,. ; truly novel performance with Placing Naval MenTo ," excluding those granted
.
: <".'. ...., '." ., ...." M .." plenty of surprise on tap. leave under the paragraph imme-
; ', '::'- ':. '." ../.; .' Following is the cast listed as make the most of two vital diately above.
i / .'J;::. they will appear: commodities-manpower and time "During the weekends of Christ
1 -. ,. Miss Jean Carter-Mistress of -the Navy has inaugurated a new mas and New Years, four days or
: Ceremonies. less leave or liberty may be auth-
of scientific selection and
:1 ......-......,...-1210 Toby Brodell pretty 17yearold I program classification of enlisted personnel orized so that in the case of
tapster. The Brooklyn girlis I The purpose of the program is to Christmas leave or liberty, travel
1 a bombshell on the dance floor. increase overall may commence not earlier than
I efficiency by plac-
; The young lady who J" literally hanging. on the ropes is J tmllle lung i Sons of the Purple Sage-Novelty ing the right men in the right billets Dec. 22, nor later than Dec. 24 and
. 'i -.S'ott, SIT)3'I'hn( "'f'IIt>1.It'r.Iaflis.; ., 1V..\Vh teaches I control or planes cowboy act. Sang. over ;Mutual with the least possibly delay. terminate not later than Dec. 26,
':',"Ii' by Instruments to 'J\V student IllIob Shf"1" loyal to her "hilI" and I network from the Village Results of the program to date indicate or Dec. 28, as the case may be,
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sings the praises or the 1'J\V' One or the Catalina Flying floats isthhown Barn In New York for over a that from now on there will and In the case of New Year's
In the bllcktlrou. >ear. The two cowboys 1 do trick leave travel may commence not
be not only a fuller utilization of
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:;: yodeling as well. us! straight western the experience and abilities of personnel earlier than Dec. 29, nor later than
ballads. Are rated as big with consequent profit to Dec. 31, 1943, and terminate not

li': Station Shades Pensacola time performers.Plato the service, but also a saving of later than Jan 2, or Jan. 4, 1944
i and Jewell--Comedy magicians many thousands of hours in assembling as the case may be.
I in delightful deceptions. for vessels. "Where leave or liberty does not
crews new
S' In October War Bond Race I They have appeared successfully With the increasing operatingand involve travel by public carrier fora
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from coast to coast. mechanical complexities of naval distance of more than 20 miles
.. "1'_. Valley and Lynn-"Teletap" by warfare has come the need (approximately) each way," the
____ dancers wired for sound. Creatorsof I above mentioned restrictions "shall
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_+ : ;" This Station retained top i for greater specialization on the "
i ., ing In War Bond sales during the electrical dancing. It's a nov- part of the men who fight and fora not apply, says the directive from
., '.' month of October, by a narrow Reserve AuditoriumFor elty act so unusual that it was recently rapid and accurate method of determining theActing Chief of Naval Per- .

, .i 'F4. : margin, with an efficiency index written up in Popular their abilities. The new sonnel.
4 to official Enlisted Mn Science. which to recruits The Station PersonnelOfficer's
of 142.9 according an program, applies
-\ Pensacola Manny King and Jean Carter- already memo states that, "The number' of
A, report received here coming Into the Navy, to men
Fun. It's a comedy skit, a bashful days leave should be determined,
" ) Naval Air Station was a close seei At 1930 PictureIn in uniform and to men already -
i I'*', and with a record of 139.1.The I boy and a pretty young girl Miss rated, has been devised to giving preference to those who
of I the I, Carter was the lead In the farce Its essential ele- have not had leave this year, so
third highest total Navy order to accomodate help this need.
\: For Action", on that the greatest number
comedy "Strip
may
War Bond sales was registered in large throngs of enlisted personnel I ments are as follows:
. ; ; I Broadway last season. spend a few days at their homes."
.. i .. October when $25,063.106.25 was at the new picture shows, officers A standardi/ed procedure for
I
. and musical -
Victor-Pianist It is further that "A
,
Irving specified
:' added to the tremendous volume amf their families will not be permitted | acquiring full Information: about
r rolled up since the bond programwas I' to attend the 1930 movies ,, conductor. every enlisted\ !' man entering theNavy special four clay leave is authorized -
Is scheduledat
"Whats Buzzin' for Christmas and New Year
inaugurated in October 1911. at the Mainsidc Auditorium. ,! := and for maintaining a detailed -
NATTCenter Monday and Tues- weekends. In Curing the -
percentage
.p This total was exceeded only in I Officers and their families arc : and up-to-date( Information -
authorized be absent from
to
day.
September and July with $;}(j.477- ito attend the 1930:: movies at the record ,<>n )him throughouthis
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-- 4 department day
., 763 and S27.78J,06G: respectively. Student Officers' auditorium inBuildinlit' I :: t+('nlcE', any
leave, and the leave authorized in
.}, L October "E" bond sales at this 612. However, the officers An analysis of Navy rates and "
2 (leave of
Seabees paragraph or liberty
take in the 1300 and 1700 GrowingLike billets in terms of skill, experience
t 1 f lion amounted to $296 2.50. f may performances j I less than 72 hours involving travelon
r .//1 95.3 per cent of the employees at the Mainside Audi I Continued On Pose tlcllt: Saturday and Sundays), "added
torium. I MushroomsThe ------- -- ------
participating in the payroll plan. together must not exceed 10 percent
l.' Only the Norfolk Naval Air Station tovies appear on the screen at Keep Out Of Trouble, of any department's person-
.. and Corpus Christ! suipassed' the Student Officers' theatre the Seabees are growing. Camp nel."

that percentage! with the latter j following night after thev have P ary, Williamsburg, Va., main : Keep Off The Grasshere's The will b
.'l following procedure <3
being jU.JtI of a point ahead of :: been shown on the Main Station. : training center of the Navy's Con-
-5i observed in all leave
processing ,
Jacksonville I Here's the schedule for the struction Battalions reports more I a friendly warning
other than leaves,
for the than 50,000 officers and men are Mac: emergency to
A history making year Mainside:
between Dec. 12, and Jan.
Don't take short cuts acrossthe occur
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fl fNavy War Bond program will be Tomorrow--"This Is the Army", In training there for overseas dutyas I
f, climaxed on Dec. 7, with a Pearl Seabees In fact, the Seabees grass or jay: walk: I Continued on page tight
Continued on page: e\rn
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much that
; Harbor Day cash sales campaign have expanded so they
that promises to surpass the most now number more than the pre- I to apprehend, Naval |wr-

"\ sanguine: predictions, according to I, FlatbushSOMKUIIKKK I war strength of the Navy. nnn4"1 for the jay walking andtrampling Food Rations For
( grass
1t1t preliminary soundings I -- -- ----
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Official opinion not only of i : I N T II E''I Mail Christmas Cards Navy Men On Leave
.I the Importance of Pearl: Harbor SOUTH ".\('IFI1 ht" Navy WAVES Invite Wives

Day bond sales, but also the slzncC I transport dropped anchor off And Packages EarlyThe ,
the final total U reflected in the white beach shore of a small Wives of Naval personnel below OVA General Ration Order No. '

jsI a number of communications on I J Island. Station Post Office again the rank of ensign may enlist in 9 permits Navy personnel on leave
the subject, particularly e or !Marines crowded the rails and calls to the attention of all hands I the WAVES, the Navy Departmenthas for 72 hours or more-- who do not

./ the Secretary of the Navy: whit I watched natives paddling. to the the necessity for mailing Christ- ruled have and are not entitled to food

.':l roiumpnlcd as follows In a let- ship In dugouts.: A hull-voiced mas packages and cards early. If Under the revised ruling wivesof ration booksto obtain temporaryfood
1 tor on 14 October: Leatherneck bellowed to the native : you wait until the last few days enlisted men, up to and includ- ration certificates from their

are not being assigned. nearest to (the vessel, ")ley, before Christmas, it is not unlikely ing chief warrant officer, may now home town OPA Boards.
"Quotas will arrive at its and be Prior to going on leave an applicant
that each Mar, where are we? that your mall make application may enlisted
X*> I suggest com-
ver
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i j after Christmas in the Women's Reserve. should fill out an applies-1
destination long
de- Tli native looked up at the
, ; fffirl I establish Its own goal by
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the volume of"cash sales sea of curious face: grinnedand day ,All packa.not securely Previously wives of enlisted personnel tlon form at the Food Rationing' .
Itr'" ttt.mning that would result from the pur- shouted "n uold)n." packed will be turned down by were not eligible' for entry Room, number 221,' in the Administration -
th* Post Office. in the WAVKS. Annex on this Station
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS November 25, 1943



As New Chapel Was Dedicated

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Through the years 1 have collected quite an assortment of card*. .. :
I Some of these cards hate permitted me to obtain goods and services,
e\en when' my nearest source of money was the next expense check' i
or possibly pay day. A few are business''' cards which remind me of 4t,
the firms I have worked for and people I have worked with. Other ,
+ earls mark the payment' of Lodge dues. here' are those ('ardshlch

P have permitted me to enter certain premises without a guard or guide
and others' more recently obtained' hate allowed me to go "Ashore" on
Liberty. And so on through a long list. Hut the card I value most
today and the card that will always be "good", Is! the card which
records the fact that I became a blood donor.
I did not acquire this donor's

card easily. With me it was a case Following suit and becoming

of battling: with myself for months.It more talkative, I uttered: "OK, it
was not a question of deciding is, 'Doc'."
whether or not the need for bloodon "Then what in Hell are you _
a nation wide scale was really hanging around here for?" grin-
necessary Rather I reasoned: ned the Corpsman.My .
"These sick and wounded sailors, feet hit the deck and I puton
marines and soldiers are :young my jumper as "Doc" continued:
men for the most part. They re- "Take it easy 'Stores'. If you feel M.t
quire and should have only the the least bit' dizzy just sit down .
best blood, young blood, such as and put your head down between
they give in combat." your knees."

Further help in holding me back I walked to the Supply Office,
was a type of pride motivated by in the next block without experi- a a4, 1tt

fear of injury to itself. Clamoredthis encing the least bit of trouble. In

inner voice: "Remember how all, I was away from my desk pre-
long it took you to get into service cisely forty-five minutes. At noon ,
again ? How you hated to be told I had chow "as usual". As my
that were too old? You wantto haft
you shipmates told me, there was I ..
be a donor sure you do, but nothing to it and I too, was sorry I
how will you feel if they won't accept that I had not chipped in to the
your contribution? You are blood bank long before June 15th
in uniform. You are doing your

bit. Why not let is go at that?" At a later date I visited this r
Then conscience had its say: same infirmary; but on this occasion
'How about your son? Isn't he in I was doubled up with pains The recent dedication of the new chapel marked an important milestone in the rapid expansion of the
a Mine Sweeper somewhere out on which centered in the region of my Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs, Fla. The dedication sermon was made by Commander
the South Pacific ? Suppose some- appendix. After an examinationI R. R, Marken, senior chaplain of the Main Station, before a large congregation of station personnel.
thing happened to him and that was rushed to the Main Hospitalon Lieut plasma meant the difference be- our base. Here, an emergency sang the opening hymns was composed of a Marine officer, a Wave officer, five enlisted Waves and ten
tween seeing him again or a tele- operation was performed. The ap bluejackets.
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gram saying pendix had ruptured. I was ratedas
There were the periods of hiding having, "one chance in a hun-
behind duty. Thinking: "I shouldn't dred to live." Hats Off To Navy'sMinesweeper Ship Launching \1 a

take the time off just now. Suppose : No one anywhere, could have Up The Ladder
it leaves me weak, why I received better medical care and
might lose a lot of time from my attention than was afforded to me. CrewsGenerally Brings Sisters ''j
job." The Chaplain was more than gen- Advancements In RatingsAt 'jJI
I talked with shipmates'! who I erous with his time and words of _
had become donors. Their remarks unpublicized but be- NAS Jacksonville
encouragement. Still, more help L
loved by their Naval associates are i Together Again
translated and briefedfor was needed to lift me out of that :
publication, proved all were border line phase where life and the men who man the minesweepers .
"There is to it, I according to a recent an- The following It a partial Hit of i .,
agreed: nothing
death are so close together. advancements in rating as indicated Two sisters, both of whom are
sorry I didn't chip in to the blood Plasma was administered.As nouncement by the Navy Depart effective Nov 1: WAVE officers, will meet for the
bank lung ment. Their work does not make To AMlc: Ray W. Austin, Gordon R.
ago this gift of an unknown first time in months 29
Brooks many on t
Ernest G. Chasse Sheldon H.
Finally, on the 15th of June, I friend flowed through my veins I for front page news; nor is it Chins Roscoe Crum William E. King, November when they participate in
reported at the Infirmary. Obeying 'became stronger. And more than spectacular, but it is extremely Jr.. Leland 1... Leaman. Gerald Marlon, launching ceremonies for a Liberty
hazardous, and highly essential in Nell W. Mcllmoll. George F. Neuner.
instructions, I had abstained from
of the donor's card in
proud my keeping the sea lanes Frederick J. Plrone, George Vacoxsky ship at Savannah, Ga
my usual breakfast that morning. billfold. Very soon now, I hope open. William C. Zimmerman. The WAVE officers. Ens. Josephine -
Eating:, instead some "dry toastno that there will be another entryon Affectionately" termed "sweepersof To AM2c: Romulus S. Ballew, Jr.. L. Butler of NAS Jacksonvllle .
( butter)" and drinking "coffee this top card of mine-for the the seas, "scrubwomen" and Carroll M. Blagg. Frank, T. Braniford
"charwomen," the minesweepersclear McLee Brewer' Robert B. Bunt and Ens. Judy Butler of
k.
(with sugar, no cream) A corps- second donation. It is such a little
William J. Bush Oren M. Mar BuShips the
the in amphibious land- Cariol. Washington were
man asked me a few questionsthen thing to do-to share a little blood. way tin 1... Donhan, Oscar W, Doullnjr, Albert first employes of the Southeastern
directed me to a room for a But it can mean so much Ings; make the way safe for bat- f Duval, Joseph J. Flynn Chester
blood check-up. A WAVE withdrewa tleships, carriers, cruisers and destroyers : Frey Wesley D. Gallemoie. Shipbuilding Corp., of Savannah
The happy Christmas we shall C. Gardner, \Mlllam J. Gibson, to enter the service. The
finger who must get in close to Spencer ship they
few drops of blood from my -
enjoy this year, for example. And Walter M. Giles Rene J. Goemlnne. will assist in christening is the SS
such have taken
tip. There was some business with the especially pleasant cover landings as Ernest !!. Jim T. Gunter, William
with a microscope, by a specialist thought that perhaps I have helped place in North Africa, Sicily, Italy. C..1 Hampton;:, Patrick P. Hanobeck. Edwin L. Godwin.
with and the Southwest Pacific. I Morris B. Hanson Horton C Hinson. Ens. Josephine Butler is communications -
and some quick matching a
to make it possible for some Harold L Hodge Victor A, Hoffmann,
color card. "Hemo Ninety-Five", other family to be equally happy Nor' does the work minesweepers Ivan M. Holt, Clifford O Horken. Jud- I watch officer he '.
come one called out. And directlyI I this Christmas through becominga end with sweeping mine son E, Ingram, Basil F. Jarrell. AlonzoJ. Parents of the WAVE officers aiMr.
was first in line and soon entereda blood donor. fields laid by our enemies, for Laurent. Jansen.Marvin Robert E S.Llndberjr Kellner., Earl U alter A. and Mrs. E. George Butler of
room filled with tables of a design they ran always be found guarding Luclvv. William R. McCormick AndrewG. I 3511 Montgomery St., Savannah
to the of Doctors.I lane McPherson' Warren H. Wlllard. -
peculiar use our shipping riding -- -----
have had a lot of mosquito Fleener And herd on convoys bound for bat J.Howard F. O'Brien.Miller.Charles Gaze P.M.Molnar Martin Publ looter. William E. Smith.
Capt. Piano. Curtis
bites and some "shots" that hurt tie fronts the world over, or do- C, Prior John J. Robbins Jr.. Wlllet To W.OAMlc Heddltch.-Eugene Peter R.T.Boyle, Bernard -
ilutcheson
much more than the needle the Ing anti-submarine work., H. Seymour Charles R. Shepard. Philip Henry P. Stockard,
Doctor expertly insetted in my Lieut. Cdr. Mann Men and officers who man minesweepers Thompson H. Smith.,Martin Earl A.M.Veneilck.Stout. Chester Charles A. To AOM2c-Maxwell F. Arenburgh.

arm. On the table next to mine I are highly trained specialists L. Wasco. Carl F. Weber Richard S Paul Gerald Blarkstock.i+t. Condo,Joseph John' A.A. Brrvanl.Cooney:
noticed a young lady, who held a in their field in additionto Wright Daniel S. Young. I Henry' M. Cox Jr.. John E. D civil service job on the base. Naturally Receive Air MedalTwo being able to handle and fight To AM3c-: Susie M. AUIs. Frances Gas J. DI Yenco. Henry W, Elcert, Jr..
E. Casey, Alexander B. Clifton, Eugene ; Harold M. Fasnacht, John H. Font,
I lost interest in what was
,
the ships they sail. And the ships f'Udlct"Jt.eater 11. Closer, Joe C Jack D Fortune Thomas C. GarworHt,
happening to me and became Interested they man may vary anywhere froma ence G } oshy. Jr, Al: Mario Cuagentl. Daniel W. Hants.
in observing the reactions officers stationed at the converted fishing vessel or a bert V'lotgi John B ntlr tJljo Henry Charles S. Mann. Mark T. }.fanf'n,
F. I I S, i
She Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Ce- W Jesse W Morris Donald 11. St. Lau
of
neighbor. hardly
my pretty converted destroyer to a specially Neu, Charles G. Piltchard. Henrietta rent.
cil have been
Field awarded
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needle her vein. I understood Air Medal for m,,itorloua achieve-
; penetrated modern vessel. Minesweeping con-
her to say it was her ment in combat Navy officials an- tinually has been ranked as second Know Your Planes, Gunners! .,
nounced
third donation. recently. only to submarine duty in the haz- i
Someone asked her if she was They were Capt. Robert B. Flee- ards to be encountered in sea war- ;
taking the rest of the day off. "Oh ner USMCR a dive bomber instructor fare. A special insignia is worn
no," she replied' "I'll be OK in a: and Lieut. Comdr. HoytD. by men trained in this work
few minutes." Mann, training officer, both of
Sweepers are divided into four
The Doctor removed his whom participated in action
appa-
classes, the motor the
minesweeper
against the Japanese. The
latus before I imagined the job presen-
tations made Comdr. Wil- coastal minesweeper the fleet
was even well begun. He told me were by
to fold my elbow and queried: liam O. Burch, commanding officerof minesweeper and the high speed.
Cecil Field sweepers.Of .
"How are you feeling?
"Fine:! Sir," I answeied. Captain Fleener's citation stated the minesweeping service,
Almost like an echo a corpsman his actions contributed to the with- Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox
questioned: "How are you feeling drawal of enemy striking forces in said-"The minesweeping service
?" the Taivo-Tasimboko area in the is not a spectacular one. :Most of

"Fine, 'Doc'," I said though Southwest Pacific in September its tasks are carried out far from
wondering why so much concern 1042. Unable to see his targets the: fighting fronts. All too often ; t vj ICH
over me for so little reason. because of darkness he used the these tasks are dull dirty and dan
"How about a bottle of milk?" antl-aircraft flashes of Japanese gerous-performed in all kinds of QNE
the corpsman invited. ships as a focal point for his weather, day in and day out. the / 1 } rNS

"Fine, 'Doc'," I repeated with bombs and strafed the enemy until year around. Nevertheless the job + ?
the fluency of a pa riot. his ammunition was exhausted of a man aboard a minesweeper is
Sitting up I drank the milk. Another Commander Mann, who already as vital in victory as that of his
corpsman took the empty holds the Distinguished Flying comrade aboard a battleship or
.bottle away. "Better lie down for Cross won the Air Medal for par- aloft in a dive bomber. Rememberthat j
awhile", he advised. ticipation in serial attacks against upon your skill depends the
Shortly the first corpsman appeared strongly defended Japanese positions safety not only of our merchant
with a second bottle of in the Solomon Islands. He shipping but of our fighting fleets FIRE AT NO. If! It's the Japanese NOT AT NO. 2f It's the British

milk. At first I thought there is credited with having personnally themselves Mitsubishi 98, a mid-wing heavy "Halifax," a mid-wing, four engine'
MM M me mifttake. I mentionedthat inflicted great damage on the "The Navy knows these things bomber, powered by two radial en heavy bomber. The center sections
he had git en me a bottle. enemy. and holds the Minesweeping Ser- gines. The trailing edges of the of the wings are rectangular and
"That1 OK," returned this" gen11 Captain Fleener ia a native of vice in honored esteem. It is a thick wings sweep forward sharp- the outer panel taper equally: to
hot, "ha,'" another, our cow Liberal, Kan., and saw his first service of the finest tiaditlons ly to rounded tips. The nose of square tips. The nose of the elab-
just freshened." Again, I drank battle action at Guadalcanal. Com- traditions of dogged persistenceand the rectangular fuselage extends sided fuselage extends well
the milk and wa told to lie mander Mann, a native of Roa- selfless devotion to duty. The well ahead of the engine nacelles. ward to the underslung engine.
down, aw IK fore. noke, Ala., also served in dive Navy Is counting on every man in Leading edge of the tailplane is ('e II es. The tailplane Is swept h
On hUll third trip around the bomber squadrons. It today not merely to maintain swept back to rounded tips andit slightly on the leading edge and it
corpsman varied his approach I these traditions. but to add to them. has twin fins and rudders. has twin fins and rudders

ilor, are you feeling 01< now?" Slop a Jap-Buy Bonds! new glory and new honor." Courtesy' Dodd, Mud & Co., public)! !hers Aircraft Spotter by. Lester Ott




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'" which we could think would be to do a good job, and I do mean

; wish for the 'end of the war But PAYS! Orchids also to her fine

since that can be helped only by husband who is at this time taking

f.E", plugging on the job, we got downto special training at El Segundo.

a little more tangible, every- Davidson has made an outstanding
day sort of being thankful and of record as machinest and tool-

wishing based both on past ex- maker in shop 20 and we take

periences and pn future prospects. more than ordinary pleasure in

"Remember-and will we have it saying "Orchids, to the Davidson's."

, : again, the good old days, whena
twenty pound turkey was some- Snapper Bill Ledford of Shop 20

'. thing you could buy for Thanks- found a very fine men's wrist
.1)'t, giving dinner and you could in- watch in the A&R and was on the

vite everyone in' town to join in way to post a notice on the board QUESTIONS
? Pioneers Of Naval Aviation the celebration? And, no worryas when he inquired of some enlistedmen

;t 4 to the number of ration stampsfor who were returning after I, The ten largest cities in the '

r. butter, coffee or sugar either." muster, if anyone had lost a world are.included in this list of 12

I Reminisce About Things And And some more nostalgic reminis- watch? Someone yelled for Jenkins cities: London, New York, Osaka

cing was in order as we wished for and in a jiffy a very much worriedW. Moscow, St. Louis, Leningrad, Tokyo -

the good old fashioned type holiday E. Jenkins AM3c of shop 27 Chicago, Berlin, Paris, Montevideo

:''t t:<<: Men Who Made It What It Is when you blithely pulled up to a I claimed and properly identified the and Shanghai. Now can you
out the two cities in that list
gasoline pump and said "Fill 'er watch as his. Jenkins was over- pick

' By Tom Quinn up!" No worry about coupons or joyed that an honest man had that are not among the largest 10?,

1'/ mander, Leland F. Noble of the the wear and tear on tires as you found his watch. Let's give a big 2. The Navy is synonymous with
We to think of aviationin
are apt
IJ Inspection & Survey office was an were off down jhe road to drive I hand to "Honest Bill Ledford." Bill water. Young sailors are taught
terms of something new and Ensign in Key West then. only several hundred miles to : has been made a Snapper recently that it is just as easy to float in
shining-a child of today, but when spend the week-end with Grand- and is doing a swell job in the drill 14 feet of water as it is in waterof
I" two A&R old-timers like Just then walked W. E. King, I
leading- up mother, Dad, Mother, and the rest. press! and bench work departmentin four feet and that the depth of
man E. P. Poe of Shop 20 and in cable shop 29, also an I
snapper Well if the water does not make dif
now it seems you can Shop 20. He has a son, W. F. any
master mechanic, L. Colemanget old timer from Pensacola the can't the I whois ference. True or false?
get turkey, you get Ledford Jr. AMM3c in Shop 47
together you learn something "King," said Poe, "Coleman andI butter and stuff for the makingsof a "chip off the old block" Bill 3. Here's a timely rhyme in
that keeps your eyes open in have been,arguing about the His- these of meat rationing.
I the rest of the meal, then after Jr. took his "Boot" training here days
j\ amazement-your hair on end with pano-Suiza motor, I say it was a full day's work, you don't have just a year ago and is making Dad butchered our pigs today.
thrills and leaves you with a made in Italy and Coleman it And well have ham again hurray
says the time to prepare that. But we'llstill splendid progress. Bacon, too, and lard for cake
wholesome respect for the old timers was made in France, what is your eat and we aren't fussing -% jj-| Sausages and sirloin steak
t who grew up with the flying opinion?" don't misunderstand us at all. Can you spot the mistake in this

I game. Said King, "it was a Spanish mo- We're taking a rain-check on a Redding Family 1 Is verse?

t The other day during the lunch tor, built in France. Boy, those holiday like that and turkey day 4. Here are the names of the
1 hour your inquiring reporter over- were the good old days back in will find us all at our desk just Loyal To U. S. NavyThe women who are top ranking off!

; heard Poe and Coleman going to it Pensacola. Remember the time like any other day with all the cers of the four branches of the
like this Redding family of Lowell, armed forces Mildred McAfee
i something : Chief Master of Arms Jimmy determination we can muster to
"Now Mr. Coleman," said Poe, Shade took off in the free bal- do what we can to bring our boys Mass., is well represented in UncleSam's Ruth Cheney Streeter .
recent
to
"the Hiapano-Suiza motors came loon?' back for future days like the ones Navy, according a Oveta Culp Hobby Dorothy
from we used to have. article in the Lowell Sunday Tele- Stratton Which branch of the
Italy. "I'll never forget it, said both
Of course, while we were on this gram, and one member of a quar- service does each lady head?
"You're wrong about that, Cole- Poe and Coleman. tet of brothers, Leo Redding, is
man said, "The Hlspano-Suiza motors "Tell us about it," a listener "remember when" whim, our fem- attached to the Metal and 5. Negroes have cut a wide
were made in France." "I chimed in. inine hearts would certainly have now swath in boxing circles. Joe

know because I've worked on too "Well," said King, "a sudden been beating in a peculiar fashion Machine Division of A and AM2/C.R on Louis, Bob Montgomery, Henry
this Station where he is
an
many of them. That darned metric squall came up and the boys were if we hadn't expressed some more Armstrong, Beau Jack, Fritzie
system really had us guessing back taking a free bal.oon into the purely feminine wishes. "Can you The other brothers are Francis, Zivic and Ray Robinson are all

in Pensacola in 1917. imagine buying a whole half doz- John and Joseph. topnotch fighters, but which one
days, hangar. On the way to the hangar in the
Before Navy,
en pairs of nylon stockings and enlisting in this group is not a negro?
"How well do I remember it, they had to cross a high tension in
then, throwing them at the Leo Redding was "very popular 6. If you had been on board the
said Poe "when went there away
we just wire and it was necessary to Lowell and is well known in ath-
of the first ?" following ships, in what historical
"I'd
sign snag -
Pensacola was a shipyard and.all throw the ropes over the wire and letic circles semi- '
having played
the machinery was for heavy duty catch them on the other side. Just give my eyeteeth for some bobby- ," to the event would you have participated
ar-
pins." "And, a lipstick in a pro-football, according ? Try to recall the events con
work. I remember how we didn'thave as the ropes were let go a sudden of
metal case that doesn't bend". ticle accompanying photographs nected with two of the four: the
any taps or dies except the gust of wind got under the balloon in the Lowell
the four brothers,
U. S. Standard made in the U. S. and it shot up into the air like a "Channel No. 5. "I want zip- I original Savannah, the Olympia,
pers on my skirts and elastic in the paper. the Maine and the Flying Cloud.
We even had to cut new gears for rocket with Jimmy Shade holding -' -
:!. 7. His father the first President
'unmentionable "I'd was
the lathes so we could make the onto the bull ring. In a short while garments' -
I taps and dies in the metric sys- it was almost out of sight at about : like to sit down on a train, or for to live in the White House
I tem." 10,000 feet. Jimmy climbed up the that matter, just a common ordi- Cash Awards Given and he was the first exPresidentto

"Remember" saald Coleman," rope, slashed at the rip cord and nary traction bus!"-"Maybe some return to Washington as a

"the motors we had in those days. slowly the balloon parachuted out day we'll again play bridge all af- member of Congress. Who was

I When a motor had flown 40 to 60 Jnto the bay. Chief Gunner's Mate ternoon and be able to spend a Sextet In A and R he?
is the for a battle
8. BB symbol
hours it had to be taken down and Tom Murphy took off in a Curtiss whole day bargain hunting at
completely overhauled before it R-6 biplane that had been fitted sales!" Checks were passed out this ship. What are the symbols for

could be flown again." with twin pontoons and rescued I Yes, girls will be girls. Thoseare week to six civil service employees these types of ships: Aircraft car

"Well, one thing," said Poe, "we Shade. The first thine Shade said our minor sacrifices for the representing five divisions of the rier, large cruiser, heavy cruiser,
didn't have to worry about mak- was 'gimme a cigarette.' duration, but we're still hopeful for Assembly and Repair Department. light cruiser, destroyer, submarine.Get .

'ing rivet sets." "It's remarkable the restoration of them in additionto Lt. Comdr. F. L. St. John, chair- four out of six.
"That around the time that
was
how those bamboo wings held together the big things someday soon! man of the Committee on Awardsfor 9. There's something wrong with
twin pontoon bi-plane designed by
LPERSONNEL this well known quotation: "Ale it
---- -% 3j the cash
= this station, presented
under their canvas cover Lt. JC.. McDonald collapsed at "
awards and expressed hope that fail is lose and bar. You can fix
ing. 4000 feet with two men in it and RELATIONS
letter in
ideas and suggestions would con- it up by changing one
"How about those wooden
pro- the fell like a falling leaf Mrs. Walter
fly
plane Lynch
each of the words? What's the
tinue to be submitted for the committee's -
pellers with the copper boot on that
settling to ground so gently Miss Emma E. Lewis, Mrs. Pearl ?
consideration.( Awards are quotation
each end, rejoined Coleman. both men escaped unscathed," said O'Donnell and Miss Helene Szar- 10. The repetition of these
"Why we even had to make our given for any suggestion which
,
I
manskl that the weather in
report should enable to
place
time simplify phrases you
Poe."Our will reduce production -
mechanics, said Poe, "we
airplane ovyn Commandant Captain North Carolina is definitely cold.Howt"ver correct In
them in the songs.
had them from R. R. or reduce costs.
to get shops, processes
Arthur Gavin was sent from Pen- points of interest suchas what do hear, (1)
Those checks for songs you
garages, shipyards, and contract sacola about that time to Massachusetts the Wright Brother's Memorialat receiving suggestions back bring back oh bring
were Joseph M. Cooper, : "Bring
As I remember Mr. Cole-
shops. Institute of Technology.He Hawk N. C. and Fort Raleigh "
Kitty -
Overhaul Harold E. Fow- back ((2)) "Glory, glory, hallelujah
Engine :
in the then
man, you were Navy was a great flyer in those days on Roanoke Island, more E, Glory, glory hallelujah!" (3)
and worked your way up to War- and had quite a few records to his than compensated for the trick the ler, Interim Overhaul; Don look look
"Look away, away,
rant Machinist. You also taught credit said Coleman. Gustin, Accessories; J. M. Hinson
weatherman turned them. The "
motors." on Inspection and Survey; W J. Mur.- away. (4) "Oh, come, come, come,
"Commander Grant was in Pen- week-end away from the samenessof and come, come, come, come, come,
"Yes." said Coleman, "I taught phy, Metal and Machine;
1929 1930-then
sacola from to Jacksonville
was thoroughly enjoyed Frank A. Valdes Engine Overhaul. come, come, come, come, come,
the first class in motors in Pen-
there was Capt.; Mustin, Comman i by the whole party. come" ?
---' -- come,
sacola, and also had one of the dant of Pensacola, who. I believe, I A scare was thrown into the :.

very few Airman's Certificatesthat was No. 1 flyer in the Navy. Re- PRD-LB the other day, when it (ANSWERS ARE PRESENTEDON
were ever issued. In order to member Lt. Saufley, who broke I was discovered "Nickie" Kosnickahad AMk Neuner Is PAGE 8)

receive the Alrmans Certificate I the endurance record and then was I come down with chicken-pox. -- ---

had to qualify in every department killed on Santa Rosa Island-and It was with regret that we said I

of airplane construction such as Lt. Kaphart, a Florida boy who I good-bye to Barbara Murdoch on Wed to Miss GuseMrs. MARRIAGESFour

erection, metals, engine overhaul, was the first man to loop an N-9 Saturday. She will be leaving

and machine shop. Lt. Charles P. with the Curtiss OXX-35 engine, shortly for Atlanta to join her hus- Edwin Guse of Milwaukee, marriages were conductedat

Mason gave me my examination and then all the boys started looping band. Wisconsin, announces the marriageon the Station chapels from November
when" I was made Warrant 0t (- How about that Galaday with The "flu" has taken its toll this Saturday evening. Nov. 20, in 17 through November 20.

. ficer. the pontoon designed by Lt. Com- week as Emma Lou Lewis and the All Saints Chapel, Naval Air They were: Nov. 17: William
1 ; "It's Admiral" Charles P. Mason mander Richardson which no one Grayson MacIlwaine are victims of Station, of her daughter, Elaine, Graves Jr., and Patricia Ann Hoffman
I now, said Poe. Quite a few of would fly and finally Lt. Al Jolson the dreaded .
I malady.A to George F. Neuner, AMlc, ; Nov. 18: Luther L. Neal,
our present and past officers in the Man
(not Mammy ) finally USNR. Jr., and Anna Laura McWaters;

Jacksonville received their train- flew about 10 feet off the water. I AND R NOTES: The bride, a very lovely blonde Nov. 19: Wyatt Shellcross, Jr.,
ing in Pensacola. Remember the "Wouldn't old Chief Listanderlove wore a white silk and wool jer- and Katharine O. Andrews; Nov.
time Chief Petty Officer B. Rhodes A good use has been found for
to be here-he the
was pioneer sey, embroidered In brown sequinsand 20: Morris R. Fields Jr.. and Mil
left for Norfolk to on the historic the obsolete practice water bombs.
go specialist in the ,
propeller Navy coral tips, with brown acces- dred Powell; George F. Neuner
the A & R these bombsare
with Commander Throughout
trans-Atlantic hop I believe in 1915. We
starting were
sories and brown off the face hat. and Elaine Guse.
Reed in the N C 4?" all grieved to learn of his passingthe making their appearance as book
She carried a white prayer -" --
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I "Yep, said Coleman, Commander other day." repositories for your cigarette adorned with a corsage of garde-

Rhodes came up from the ranks Slowly and it seemed reluctantly butts. Let's bomb the bombs with nias and tuberoses.Mrs. Radio

and made a wonderful record as Coleman age 51, Poe age 51 and cigarette butts and keep our shops Harold Rassmussen, matron Navy Programs

.. A&R officer in Jacksonville." King age-, all Old Timers in avia- clean every day. of honor, and only attendant, wore The following radio programs

"Mr. Coleman, said Poe, "you tion, walked down the aisle, still turquoise blue with a corsage and will be broadcast by Jacksonville
"\ left Pensacola in 1917 and went reminiscing. I had had the rare Your inquiring reporter over- hair arrangement of yellow tea I stations from the Naval Air
,t to Key West as A&R officer, is privilege of listening in while they heard the Duty Officer remark roses. Mr. Rasmussen served as Station:

;.' it true that Thomas A, Edison was turned back a few of the glorious that a certain young lady in the best man for his friend. FridayVJAX" (2100-2130)

down there during the last war?" pages of Aviation History, tales of paint shop had Impressed him Mrs. Guse chose for her daughter's Naval Air Technical Training

"Yes," said Mr. Coleman, "Mr. men who made and are makingthe tremendously with her great zest wedding, an Eleanor blue Center auditorium, "NavyWings.
months in 1917 for her work and appeared to be
Edison spent many love. .
Navy we model, with dubonnet accessoriesand .**
\ and 1918 at Key West working on As they walk away I hear "Re- above the average In both produc- a corsage of white gtadoll and TuesdayVJIIP (%1002180)Naval
tion and excellence of the finished
"one-man torpedo" which was
a remember the Curtiss V2CIO-the
tube roses. The bride was given Air Technical Training
by air and piloted by one product. He said that this seemedto
propelled Hall Scott-the Motor-
Liberty in marriage:: by her mother. Center auditorium, "Wings Over
man. He also worked on many Laurence Radial be the case whenever it hap-
Knome Spad Mr. Neuner. prior to his enlistment America" with the Conimaml-
other inventions there. I was very Motor-oh, yes, where did it come paned to be his duty to inspectthe In the Navy, resided in Milwaukee ant'ft Band.

closely associated with him during from ?- What:? the Hispano paint shop. "That" sounds like I and is now stationed at Wednesday WPDQ (IGJO.-
Davidson's wife said AMMlcC.
those days and I might add Suiza. ." I the Naval Air Station where he is
I 1700) All Saints Chapel, "Navy
'nights' because Mr. Edison never ---'. A. Jordan of Shop 20. I asked assigned to the Metal and Machines Vespers.
knew when to quit work once he Jordan to get me the facts and : Division Assembly and Re-
got started His patience seemed SUPPLY DtfPT. NOTES he found that the young lady in pair Building, Shop 23 as assist --'-iioI
endless but regardless of when he "Wishing will make it so!" And, question is Mrs. L. V. Davidson, ant supervisor. Officers Dance Tonight

left his work he was always on the oh, how we wish it would. Severalof wife of t... V. Davidson AM2c, Shop '-iiit- An informal Thanksgiving Day
job in his office at 7 A. M. on our white collar girls on Supply 27. Orchids to Mrs. Davidson for dinner dance starting at 1930 will ;
the dot. were discussing Thanksgiving her fine work which also has won Bataan Is LaunchedThe be held at the Commissioned Officers

S t "While in Key West, I gave Lt. prospects during our recess periodthe the praise of her Supervisor and new U. S. aircraft carrier Mess. The regular Wednesday ,
Charles P. Mason his first lessonin other morning and we decided I'll let her in on n little secret. I.BATAAN was commissioned last night dance was cancelled this i

piloting a blimp. Our Lt. Com the best Thanksgiving wish of She will soon find that it pays' to week at Philadelphia. week. ,


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are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval
personnel I at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air SHARE By Commander H. H. Marken, (ChC), USNLet's
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gun-
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters PUY
of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand s i Be ThankfulFor
the Naval Air Technical Training Center. SQti&RE

the American people, "God has
sounded
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. L'SN
Chief of Naval Air Operational airing! ? forth a trumpet that shall never call retreat". The
rI program of our God is an order of "marching on".
Captain Arthur Gavin L'SN. like the first observed
,
Commandant, This Thanksgiving on American
Jacksonville Naval; Air Station shores, finds us living In days of stress, suffer
ing. tears, blood and toil, days when It Is a privilegeto
Captain John J. Malley (MC), L'SN
Commanding Officer a sacrifice. True, many doubted in 1620, when the
U. S. Naval Hospital a I Pilgrim fathers faced the wilderness of that bleak

Commander Edward E. Dolecek, L'SN. RE CtASS1/iED =., ''h ( 1 New England shore, if the problems they faced could
Commanding Officer ever be solved. Yet in the midst of all of their
Naval Air Gunner's School: ) misery they came through. Today, in the midstof
FINO'L20 ( torn world, let us be thankful that
war
NOVEM3 a our
Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne L'SMC (Ret),
Commanding Officer nation is not over-run by an invading enemy that
Marine Barracks V)11 our cities and countryside are not the scenes of des-
and destruction. Let be thankful for
olation us the
Captain. Joseph B. L>'nch. A-VG), L'SNR. /
Commanding Officer, food, goods, the fast producing machines that are t)
Naval Air Technical Training Center turning out weapons to win this war. Let us be
for the brains to such
thankful use and
Lieut. Col. William T. Evans L'SMC (Ret), weapons
Commanding Officer the tools that modern science has placed in our
Marine Alatlon Detachment -..& .. hands to use better than our enemies. Let us be

Commander William H. Ashford Jr.. USN S h- thankful that, as a people, we are slow to anger
Commanding Officer FoR owl yet once aroused in a righteous cause, like our God
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs: Y 139 there is no retreat.

-- -- ---- --- should be thankful that
Commander William O. Burch L'SN We of the service wherever -
Commanding Officer we go our wives, loved ones, may receive our
Naval Auxiliary All' station, Cecil Field ThanksgivingBegan in 1621 allotments and not be in want. Let us be thankful

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service that the great majority of our neighbors will l lenda
m.iterlal. Republication of credited matttr prohibited helping hand to our loved ones, knowing their son,
without permission of CNS. War Department, 205 E.Thanksgiving husband, brother or daughter, is on the battle line.
Und St.. N. V. C.
But Had Its Ut And Downs
>s Let us be thankful we are in the service this day.
J&. One hundred million would trade places with us on

Day According to the Encyclopedia first president of the American this day. Be thankful you may wear the uniformof
This has been I Brittanica Thanksgiving is the day in 1789 he your country in its hour of need. Be thankfulfor
:rear Thanksgiving officially Republic proclaimed
e I the opportunity to develop from this rich experience -
proclaimed as the last Thursday in Novem- when "religious services arc held Thursday, 1'-< ov. 26, as Thanksgiving of contact with thousands of other young
in churches, and especially in New
ber. Unlike the past few years when two England, an occasion for family Day. He repeated this proclamation men and women of the service. Yea, drink and eat
in 1795. But it was
different I, | again of this expeiience. Be thankful for being a son, a
dates were observed by the various eunion.
not until after the War of 1812
states, Thanksgiving in 1913) has become one I This year, of course, there will that Thanksgiving was observed daughter, of America.Let .
not be much opportunity for such us be thankful for the leadership of this com-
national again by American people. Presi-
holiday again.To .
reunions. American men are allover mand on this Naval Air Station, that every headof
dent Madison, in to a
the men wearing the Navy blue Thanks- the world fighting for the Congressional:;: Resolution response, set aside department is a veteran of years of seivice.
giving will be another working day. But its same principles for which Thanks- another Thanksgiving Day. Let us be thankful that our shipmates in the air, on
traditions and reverent spirit will always giving was founded.It the sea, underneath the sea; and on the firing line,
By 1858 the idea of Thanksgiving -
the materials and and
are
receiving planes
began in 1621 when the Pil- guns
remain in the heart of every loyal American.For rrims at Plymouth having met all : was spreading. In that year and ships and food wherever they are this day.
he knows what i the Governors of 25 states and two
it means. He knows thatit
the hardships of the New World' Therefore, on this Thanksgiving Day period let
represents the fighting pioneer spirit of happily welcomed a fruitful har territories recognizing the made importance proclamations of this us re-state our vows of faith and love pray our

earlier Americans who met the test and made vest. As they were deeply religious holiday in American life. prayers, lift up our eyes to the "LIGHT OF THE
possible the birth of this great nation. they felt that without the WORLD", commit ourselves, body, soul and spirit to
help of Divine Guidance their suc- So, in 1864, when President Lin- the idealism, liberty and freedom, that duty this
But as hardy a lot as the Pilgrims were, cess in this new land could never coln proclaimed the last Thursday hour calls for each and every one to respond to and
they knew that without the help of Divine have been accomplished. So they in November as the "Day of from such a trumpet call there shall be no retreat.Dear .
Guidance, their task might never have been set aside a day of "thanks" to the Thanksgiving," he knew that he
Lord who had made everything was expressing the feeling of the
It with that
accomplished. was thought in possible. majority of the American people.

mind that a day of thanksgiving was set up Nine years later the Massachusetts All presidents up to President Mom:

after the first successful harvest in 1621. It Bay Colony set aside a day of Roosevelt have followed his ex-

was their way of thanking God for his help thanksgiving. The Dutch in New ample. YOUR: 1 LETTER I_ _.HOME
in their New World. Netherlands followed suit in 1644. This year Thanksgiving is on "
This practice was revived again the last Thursday again. After Now, mother, don't you breathe a word of what
Today, on Thanksgiving Day more than during the Revolutionary War several unsuccessful attempts to I'm going to tell you to Margie because you know

300 years later, let us give thanks that our when the Continental Congress ap- move the date up a week, President how women are they never do understand. But of

choice of history has been a wise and right- pointed one or more Thanksgivingdays Roosevelt followed the policy course you're different, Mom, because you're my

eous one. And let us give thanks that we are each year except in 1777. I established by Lincoln and all the mother.

wearing the uniform of a nation which today, When _Washington_ __ __ ____became__ __the__, other Presidents. before him. Well. I met a girl down here in Jacksonville, lhpl'sreally
- u ------- -------- -- -
something. I guess the reason I leally go for
as always, is fighting all over the world not her is because she reminds me so much of Margie.She .
only for its very existence but for the rightto NEW BOOKS AT STATION LIBRARYWhite I even talks like Margie except that it's with a

hold such events Southern accent. You know kind of soft and warm.
just as "Thanksgiving.
Stewart Edward, Anchors Burma Surgeon; Cassidy, Hen!
?, to Windward! stability and C., Moscow Dateline, 1941-1943; Her name is Mary Lou Calhoun and her ancestors
PensionNot personal peace here and now; Gallagher, Wes, Back Door to Berlin fought in the Civil War or the War Between the
Dependent's Martain Jacques, The Rights of ; the full story of the American States, whichever you want to call it. It's all the

many men in uniform know that in the Man and Natural Law; Drake, coup in North Africa; Hethering- same war, I guess, only different. It's funny Mom,
Vertical Warfare ton, John, Airbourne Invasion the they used to tell us in school up there that the North
event of their death while in the active sertiice Francis, ; Keyes, ; had Well
won. down here they seem to think that
of the battle of Crete Red-
Roger, Amphibious Warfare and story ;
of their country, their dependents, whe- Combined Operations; Caldwell, ding, J. M. and Leyshon, H. I., the South did. It just don't make sense, does it .
ther it be wife or parents, are entitled to a Cy, Air Power and Total War; Skyways to Berlin; with the Amer- I mean, not knowing who the winner is after you

monthly pension. No application need be Cant, Gilbert America's Navy in ican flyers in England; Scott, Rob- fight for four years. But who cares anyway, It all

made for this at this time since a claim can World War II; with photographsand ert L., God is My Co-Pilot; Churchill happened so long ago.
battle diagrams; Oman, Charles Winston, The End of the Be- But about Mary Lou she is the sweetest girlI
be placed by the dependent wife only after M., Doctors Aweigh; the storyof ginning; war speeches by the Rt. ever did meet (of course, that's not including
the death of her husband. the U. S. Medical Corps in action Hon. Winston Churchill; Shiber. Margie because she's in a class by herself). She
These benefits are independent of those ; Vance Rowland, They Made Etta, Paris Underground; Lesueur, thinks we sailors are just wonderful and right about
from National Service Life Insurance and Me a Leatherneck; Palmer, Claude, Larry, Twelve Months that Changed the fifth and twentieth of every month she calls me
Analytical Geometry; Knapp, E. J. the World; West, Rebecca, up and Invites me to go down and see her. That's
continue even after the entire insurance is Basic Physics for Pilots and Flight Black Lamb and Gray Falcon; a pretty nice of her, don't you think?

paid up. They are not allowed, however, if Crews; Piper, John F.. Marine Electrical journey through Yugoslavia; Ben- But when I call her up at any other time, she's
death was due to the veteran's own miscon- installation; Swanson, W. E.. I Horin, Eliahu The Middle East, always busy. Can you understand such a girl, Mom?
Modern Shipfitter's Handbook 2d 'cross roads of history; Adams, And you know she's as nice to me as can be whenwe're
duct.Here James Truslow, The American, the out together. Maybe, it's because I'm
ed.; ,Leyson, Burr \V., Warplaneand
is a list of the payments that a widowof How It Works; Smith Law- making of a new man; Morgan, of Margie so much that I'm not very good compare
a serviceman is allowed in the event of his rence Dwight Cryptography; the Dale L, The Humbolt, Highroadof But when I tell her that she says I'm

death due to injury or disease in the line of science of secret writing; Morgan, the West; (Rivers of America all yet she never will tell me why she'll only go
) Alfred P.. First Principles of Ra- series) ; Clarke, Frances E., Val- out with me on the fifth and twentieth.
jhity: dio Communication; Frier, W. T., iant Dogs; great dog stories of our I ain't worrying much, because, like Dad used to
(1)) To a widow under ;30 years of age, $38. Elementary Metallurgy; Boucher, day; DuMaurier, Daphne, Hungry say, you can't ever figure out a woman anyway so

((2) To a widow ;30 years of age or over, Paul E., Fundamentals of Photo- Hill; Foley, Martha (ad) The Best you might as well quit trying and enjoy yourself.
$15.: graphy; Kipling, Rudyard, A American Short Stories of 1943; I guess that's the only thing to do.
(3) Widow with one child $10 additional choice of Kipling's verse made by Gilpatric, Guy, Action in the Remember now, not a word of this to Margie
,
to Sis either for
North Atlantic; Llewellyn, Rich- that matter, because you know
T. S. Eliot, with an essay on Kipling -
for such child up to 10 years of age, increasedto ; Williams, Oscar, New Poems, ard, None But the Lonely Heart; how women are-always sticking together .
$15 from age 10 (with $8 for each addi- 1943; an anthology of British an
tional child up to 10 years, increased to $13: American verse; Thomas, Lowell, Mason F. van Wyck (ed) The Your loving son,
from 10)) Papeant of Romance; Erskine, Fighting American; a war-chest of :MAC.:
age
John, Complete Life; a guide to stories of American soldiers from
(4) No widow, hut one child, $20. the active enjoyment of the arts the French and Indian wars

(5) No; widow, but three children (equally and of living; Holbrook, Stewart through the First World War; IF1'OJIlOtlzer Papers I

divided), $46 (with $8 for each additional B". None More Courageous; American Post gate, Raymond, Somebody at

child ; total amount to be equally divided). war heroes of today; "Stone, the Door; Radin, Max The Day of Miss America
Also Ran the Reckoning; Spalding, Charles, and
Irving, They ; storyof
As to the widow, child, or children, the total the men who were defeated for Carney, Otis, Love at First Flight; Miss America of 1943 is coming to NATTC!
compensation payable under these provisions. Warner, Sylvia Townsend, A Gar
the presidency; Ludwig, Emil, Beethoven The famous California beauty, winner of the
cannot exceed $83. Life of a Conqueror; Stevens land ofStraw; twentyeightstories. annual Atlantic City revue of pulchritude for the

(6) To one dependent ;parent, $-15; and $25 William 0., David Glasgow _. current year, will appear on the station ,jn the
each if both mother and father are !surviving Farragut, our first admiral; Hooker -- ':!.---- flesh Monday night as the featured attraction I ii
Rufus W., Ship's Doctor; Pierson I The best paper to read-Is the special edition of the "NATTC Frolics" presen )
and dependent, and the veteran's death is; due Louise Randall, Roughly Jax Alt News. The best paper to by the Welfare and Recreation Dt'partment.-TJ -

to service. I Speaking; Seagrave, Gordon S., buy-Is War Bands BLUEJACKET, Memphis.



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$ Held Here Sally Humor From
Contest
Pin-Up Here And There :


1 i Betty Grable- -(((728))), Ann-Sheridan He Found Out

(710)), Gene Tierney ((501) and "You don take your girl to
,, S" I I Lana Turner ((539)). And now-sad 1 the movies a.n'mol'e.Vhy?"
/ i I news for those whose Idols are selected "It was raining one night and
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'C for their acting abllitcOI1..ldu )- I we stayed! home."
the bottom of the list.
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1 I Ingrid Kerginn, who could gh'eany Opportunity. Knocks
one" of the above-named lovelies The British barmaid was a flirt,
By .lalagian, Y2cThere's cards and spades' In a miming and when the corporal went out
a woman whose Christ contest and still cop the Oscar, received to buy a paper she pursed her
mas you can make very happy, His plans were already laid; all three votes. Last jear's lips invitingly and leaned over the
mates, and get a $10 reward, be- he needed was the money and the Academy Award winner, Joan bar toward the shy young private -
sides. That is If you're the one Navy would provide him with that. Fontaine, was named on two bal I ,
who has her solid gold bracelet. He searched eagerly for his name lots. Rosalind Russell" and Claudette I Putting her face against his, she
The woman is Mrs. William O. k Oh, yes, there It was, "Over- Colbert polled one vote each. whispered: "Now's your chance,
Gassett, wife of Lieut. Gassett, ton, E. E" Then his Jaw dropped.He Assuming! that the airmen obeyed darling,"
formerly of this station. The bracelet read It again to make sure. the human Impulse,. to vote for The private looked around the
1'\ has great sentimental value to The figure after his name read their favorites, without distinguishing empty room. "So It Is," he re-
t her and can not be replaced. "$5,00" Some celebration! between pin-up qualifications I marked; and promptly drank the
According to Mrs. Gassett she and thespic' talent, the returns corpoial's) beer.
lost It right/ here on this station If :you heard the whistles blow- of that election should giveilollywood
and saw the person pick It up and Ing at 11 a, m. on Nov. 11, don't a clear picture of the A Secret
put It Into his shirt. She Is appealing make the mistake of thinking thatit type of entertainment' soldiers An officer fell overboard and
to his honesty' and conwlence was an observance of Armistice iv ant.Incidentally. was rescued by a deck hand. The
) to return It to her and Is Day, Not according to John Robert the editor of Jai I officer asked his preserver how
willing to pay him $10 for the .Collins, specialist first class (G), Air News seems to have the uncertainties he could reward him.
trouble.If anyway. He has been telling every- of Hollywood life well "The best way, sir," said Jack
one of you has it, or knows body that the whistles were blow- summed up. After reporting; the "is to say nothing about it. If
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the person who has, what about ing to celebrate the birth of his I movies In which Miss Leslie has the other fellows heard I pulled
J returning it to Mrs. Gassett as a son, Robert Elliott, who came to I appeared recently, he tags! his : you out, they'd chuck me in."
Christmas girt If you have your this confused world at 8:12: a. m, 'sketch' of the winner with this I --
'doubts about returning it to her Armistice. Day morning.The line: "As! far" as Is known, she is I Free Country

through official channels take it I unmarried. I I Thank Heaven America is a free
to the "Jacob Jewelry Stores" or radio section of Public Re- country where a man can do as
send it direct to Mrs. Gassett, lations has really gone berserk I + his wife pleases.
General Delivery, Saint Simon Island Lieut. (jg) Marcus Bartlett is get- I 1 _
Georgia. Or if you like, ting married on Dec. 18 and Fran- II Defenseork
bring or send it to me. I'll take cis Crandall, ARM2c, on the 28th I I Interviewer: "Have you had any
And if what they say about a man I experience in defense! work?" '
not being worth a damn six e Girl applicant: "Yes-I used to
Yodels, Too months after he's married is true, go with a Marine."

God help our radio programs, I 19k ...
1 arti He'll Take OtherSeaman .
:Mrs JaIUf'lint'ae: ('alklIe I : "Let's teach- that dumb
of \HM3c: ('alkho works In the t blonde the difference between right
personnel office, got on the bus the and wrong"
other night carrying/ her coat on I Mate: "You teach- her what's
'her arm. As usual! she had to right." r
I stand and a woman who had a "heat' I M
offered to hold her coat for her. I LitVe CrazyOne
I Came time for Mrs.: Calk to get of the inmates In an insane
off and she walked out of the bus asylum was causing quite a disturbance -
without! her coat. :Vnd it wasn't s when the guard asked
until that night when she and her him what the trouble was,
husband were going nut that "she, "I'm Hitler! I'm Hitler!" he kept

remt'mbl'rt'dhat she had done l'i ,, i repeating.
", with her ('Oil t. That's the craziest thing I ever
t \,. At this writing she hasn't found L heard of," the guard replied.
.. her coat as )'('t. All she known "What makes you think you're
a "
about the person, who obviouslyhas s Hitler
Ih" ,, 1 it, Is that she I Is a civilian "God told me so!" the patient In-
: :: ;( worker at the A. A. It sisted-to which a nearby inmate
; > j ri :' stoutly objected, "I NEVER SAID
'. ,_..., Anybodii that doesn't think tnuvicians ANY SUCH THING!"
:
r "Whistling in Brooklyn" is the eat ought to take a look at
movie in which Ann Rutherford is these fmurcs Louie Armstrong and Some Crow'
,! featured with Red Skelton. It his orchestra, diD played at the Old Salt: "And" that, madam, is
I will be shown at the Station Theatre Ship Dance Saturday nitiht. consumed the crow's nest
main station auditorium) 74 sandwiches, 42 coffees He3 9"\ Lady: "How lovely! Could I"takea
Tuesday Nov. 30 Some sequencesof and 22 pints of ice cream at Ship look at the little darlings?

this picture were filmed at Eb- Service before ,taking their appearance -
: bets Field and with Miss Ruther- in the auditorium Not JointI
ford you will catch glimpses of : suppose you and your wife"
"Dem Bums." i I According many reports, the rt have a Joint checking account."
---- ---- USO show last Thursday was pret- "No, this is my second wife.

j care of the rest and see to it that ty much of a fizzle, while the d
Wasn't A SailorA
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you get your reward. Louie Armstrong demonstration
How about it, mates? Let's Saturday night was quite a hit deluded soul
make Mrs. Gassett happy this So that proves what everybody .? Was Elmer SprockettsHe -
declared he had
Christmas. wants more big name dance
I. bands. Sufficient pockets.
TIIOUGIIT OF TIlE WEEK- --
For those of you tcho saw the A large autogiaphed picture of : Could BeTKey atShip's
it really happened
movie, "Claudia. There are RIot Joan Leslie teas receded last Sat- say
service cafe:
of older omen that never nrow urday. By the time you read this "Are the girl who took myordt'r
aft of the "Claudia For eii- it should be on display the showcase t "you
? asked the
.J impatient man
fI knee, just look at the divorce in front of the main station behind the
It's a honey and I paper.
theatre. really
i tvitrti.Seaman. "
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the waitress
f - sans "To the men of the Jackson- I "Yes, sir, replied
; E E. Overton, of VPB Mile Naval Air Station in apvreciattonrJoan politely. .
I "Well, I'll] be darned, he remarked -
No. 1 was taking a stiff Coxswaint Leslie." Take a look I hall singer during World War I in
doubt but "' which at the Mam Station "You don't look a day
.. the other day. Sometimes at it, mates, there's no plays "
t he felt like giving up, but the that you Mill like it.SMOKIESMany. But as the movie progresses Miss older.
thought of pay day and the celebration I everybody is satisfied Charles I -
"I he could hold that night, : : "land" sailorsare I From Down Under", if )'ou're in- He Should Hear last
i WAVE: "Jim proposed
If
continue. slated for sea duty soon
gave him the courage to stuttlebut Is curate I _-_ ____ ____ __ __ night and I'm sure sore at him!"
the ordeal was over and the latest
Finally
In 'uba Don't I Friend: "For heaven's sake,
on duty
Overton felt pretty certain that Lots of beautiful roses to the : now "
forget Dee 7th and buy those why ?
responsible for
he or
when the grades came out person persons
would be rated a Coxswain.He the quick solution of the movie bonds SMOKING:: LAMP'S: !I WAVE: "Well, you ought to
a ran hurriedly to the pay list. seating problem It stopped a OUT. : hear his proposal"PONT

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.. Raiders Battle Camp LeJeune In Season Finale_





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fitting football finale is

i the game between the NATTCAir

Raiders and the Camp

LeJeune Marines of New Riv-

: tr, N. -C., on Cadet Field at

r 1415 Saturday.

LeJeune will endeavor to pre.
serve its winning run of five vic
1 h : tories and one tie in its last six
s xlY games, whereas the
Raiders will set their bombsight!
for their third victory succession -
and, more important revengefor
an earlier, 20 to 7, licking'at
New River.

I Since its 9 to 0
shutout
.' by
.: +- 'I' ", ', '\ Bainbridge, LeJeune has not been
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,' + .sx.:;... ..,J;.... ''''' ''',r.:, : : ;oc .. -. ,. ; ."...., held to less than two touchdownsper
*s'v- -= .;4.";: ::.;;,'m- '" ::::1 J.. ::..=!L. :.. game and the Raiders in their

The NATTC Air Raiders have rolled with high momentum in their last two games against Miami U and Daniel Field and expect to make last two outings, against Miami U

the closing effort a winning one with Camp LeJeune Saturday at Cadet Field.
The squad, left to Right, (first row* Wilbur Johnson. Pete Breceda, John Hanzel, Bradley Davis. Johnnie Walker Duke Iverson, Charley The tentative lineups:
Fisher. Don Fortier, Julian White, Gus Letchas, Paul Toth; second row, left to right. Don Torgerson. Jim Williams, Dennis Gallaher, Bill NATTC Camp
Short Brad Ecklund Charley Surratt, Trotzky Kalnin Lou Campbell, Pete Bellani George Dudley, John Martins; third row, Carl Montgomery Air Raiders )'08, LeJeuno'
Bob Woods Stan Zurick Leo Papile, Ed Berrang, Troy Davis, Carl Lucius, Chet Haliski Norm Allen Todd Yates. Tom McMenamy; Berrang I 14 Fitch
fourth row, Ensign George Fry, assistant coach, Capt. Fred Frink, head coach, Lieut (jg) R. W. Womach, business manager, Pete Leigh, Campbell Bellanl \It\K Drulls Neff
assistant trainer and Master Sgt. T. D. Evans, trainer. Kcklund or Surratt\ c tanahan
.
Uanzel rg Kilckson
I Kalnin rt Sullivun

Seaman Guard Clashes With A and R (ilallskl:>';.allah tchai r"or Fortier it.re -x Klelnhen Mtfnnlno Cotton*

Fisher rh Fleming

In Playoff Game At t Cadet Field Kerson It> Sexton

and Daniel Field, have tallied 10
I Seaman Guard and Assembly and Repair, the former who touchdowns and 66 points, while

tied for its touch ball league championship and the latter blanking their foes.

I who was champion in its league, will present the nearest : Coach Jack Chevigny has a
hopper loaded with good backs of
facsimile to a Turkey Day classic when they clash on Cadet I ouchdown-making proficiency la

: Field this morning at 1000. Alex Kleinhenz Paul Dubenetsky,
Edmund Walsh Y2'
By In the playoffs now underway todetermine Ray Terrell, Don Fleming, AI
Irish Help Set RecordsNotre the Station touch ball Lang and Ed Sexton.

IT'S been a long while since the old feudin' days but a Dame, national collegiate champs, Seaman Guard leads with Kleinhenz chalked up two touch.

good carry over of the spirit of the feuds is unfurled each football champions, has played be- four triumphs against no defeats downs against the Air Raiders last
while Recruit Center is second time and his had the
fore
450,000 spectators this sea- passes ac-
autumn in such grid classics as the games between North son. 86,000 saw the Irish play with three victories and no defeats. curacy of a Springfield rifle. Bob

!Carolina and Duke Tennessee and Kentucky. Michigan in Ann Arbor. 76.000 saw Seaman Guard's closest call in Fitch and George Murphy, last

Last Saturday we sat In while them oppose Navy in Cleveland. acquired its perfect playoff record year's Notre Dame captain, are the
Duke was taking the measure of crash at Peru, Indiana, he had the Both crowds set records in the was against Ships Store Ashore. two best ends the Raiders have
Its Tarheel grid foe North Car- highest respect. "Tucker was one respective stadiums. With SSA ahead by virtue of a faced all year. It was the alert
olina. And after watching Rig of our best students. He entered .- ''- ii4 35 yard touchdown pass, Norman play and pass grabbing of Murphy
Ten ball for many reason, we actively into everything and show- NilS--Dowlers to Lantz, and with only sixty sec that had as much to do with Le-
are satisfied that no harder ed a fine spirit at all times. We Heads onds of play remaining Lyons took Jeune's first victory as anything

tackling, blocking or all around were all extremely sorry to learn I it' 'iC : the ball over. The score came after Ills play might best be describedas
drive for each other's goal Is of his death," he said. I I Wilson had run 25 yards and pestiferous. .
shown any"hl'rt'. ,I" ;,JJ : .r. passed to Swain for 25 more. Left Halfback Ray Terrell and

Duke won the game 27 to 6 due r Colby Jack Coombs, famous Swain lateralling to Lyons. Fullback Bill Peace of LeJeune will
In large measure to the spectacular Philadelphia Athletics world series In three other contests, the be tendered kind of a homecoming -
running and pitcher and for many years Guard beat VM 18 to 0. VPB 2 as they played with the Jack..
(2 18 to 6, and A and R, 12 to 0.
passing of Bud- now Duke's baseball coach, has : sonville Fliers last season.
dy Luper Rocky written a book on baseball which Touchdown plays against VM featured Raiders Are lit "
will be in book store two Eddie Lyons' passes one
Mount N. C. soon.
The Raiders are in fine mental
Marine trainee, Coach Coombs, who has sent I fettle for the game but doubt
whose feet were such Duke stars as Bill Werber, STANDINGSw exists as to whether Brad Ecklund
fleet Chubby Dean, Eris Tipton, Bobby i.
just Seaman Guard 4 0 and Bill Short will be ready for
enough to put Coombs and Crash Davis, to the Rec,'ult Center 3 0 I action and that is reason for gloom
him out of reach majors was also the coach of Chief Assembly and Repair 2 1 : In the NATTC camp. Tackle will
w.i. of the most de Specialist George McAfee who led Hospital Dispensary 2 2 1 1 be able to hold up well with Lou
termined Caro- NAS hitters in 1942 and Bob Vick- VPB 2 fl) 11 Campbell, Trotzky Kalnin, Troy
1 i n & tacklers ery, aviation machinist mate, sec- VPB 2 12) 12 Davis and Don Torgerson around,
6 and whose ond class who hurled fifty and one a VM 12:
I I O and G 03 but, with all due credit to Charley
,. passes were just third consecutive scoreless innings SSA 0 3 Surratt and Norm Allen, Ecklundwill
r a trifle too accurate while pacing NAS pitchers during I Boathouse: 0 2 be sorely missed should he be
Buddy Luper to be the 1943 season. I sidelined.
outstretched About major league baseball to Schoneman for eight yards and
broken up by fingers Capt. Frink expects big things
another to Hess for 17. Pizerka
intercepted
Of the Carolina defenders. next year coach Coombs the from his Right Halfbacks Charley
Luper, whom we had found sit- game will go on with old timers Rickenback's pass for Fisher, Bradley Davis and Bob
in and youngsters. After the. war, the other tally.
ting alone Saturday morning Woods, behind the blocking of
Duke's gigantic stadium in Dur- Continued On Page Seven p Against VPB 2 (2), the scores Duke Iverson and Chet Haliskt..
ham, (Just 12 miles from the North -- yrD came on Lyons' passes again, one Don Fortier and Letchas are also
stadium in Chapel Hill) to Schoneman for 25 yards and of off '
Carolina capable touching some ofensive -
thinking about how he was goingto Comdr. Miller Lauds two Warwick, one for 10 yards dynamite from tailback.

do in his last game for the Blue and the other for five yards. As a parting shot to what appears -
Touchball In the A and R
contest
Devils, did well enough. Champs I Lyons to be a helluva ball gam \
lie scored the game's first D I passed to Swain for 10 yards anda we'll take the Raiders, 13 to 7, fl,
I 1. Officers of the Ordnance end touchdown and Pizerka scored
touchdown on a spectacular 79 I dimes, doughnuts or ration points.
left Gunnery Department under the diecI; the other on an interception.
run over
yard breakaway lion' of lieutenant E. J. Bo rini and .
in the second period, Lyons. Swain, Wilson, Mallory, -- ------ -
guard
athletic officer Lt. ((19)) J. P. Keuler Castles and Warwick have been
.
which broke: the game wide oPf'n.In I
the third quarter, he flippeda won the Station Officers touch foot. among the league Waders' stars. Navy FootballSouth
bl!
trophy. Recruit Center another unde-
for and
7 yard pass a score
2. This is indeed very gratifying feated team, Is steaming up close
later In the same quarter set up
and indication of fine i ( back of the leaders.
an I aecomplithment n By winningover
another touchdown, running fifty
from the Duke 49 to the : in athletic as well ait SSA, 30 to 0. VPB 2 (2), 19 Fort Monroe 41.; Norfolk Marine
North yards Carolina before being port im an ship. It is likewise alto an I' to 18, and VM, 18 to 0, Recruit Base 0.Cherry.
one
indication' of devotion; to duty because Center is definitely a con- Point Marines 40; 12th tte-
forced out of bound Luper accounted .
Bureau
atKletict; is elwayt closely fiio-I tender and is heading up the placement 0
for 129 yard of Duke's28t
ciated with; good seamansh.'p. This stretch close to the leaders.In Far WestDel
earned by rushing
yard / eicellence in' athletic endeavor is all '
30 SSA
the to 0 outing over Monte Pr'FlIght 37; St. Mary's
the more commendable, because the the Recruit Center scored on four 're-Flight )t.
During.the half time, we talked officers and men of this department pass plays and a run. Anastasio,
S
yrith Lieut. Comdr. Burt Ingwer- do thei practicing and playing after former LSU star, threw three, one Mid WestNotre
sen athletic and physical training regular working hours. This is Indicative to Burns, one to Murphy and the Dame: 14: Iowa Pre- lItt 13.
officer at the North Carolina pre- ; of self sacrifice and devotion Chief Machinist Henry Grisso, 'other to Schumacher. One other Great Lake 20); Marquette .
flight school. He spoke very high- to dut.,. USN a veteran of 24 years Naval pass went from Schumacher to' East
ly of the three Air Station athletes, service, is the leading bowler In
3. You may be sure that this spirit Bishop and Czech, ex Drake star,
Sampson NTS 28 MuhlenberR TSwarthmore
the late Tommy Tucker, Bill Chip- the Fall Bowling league. Grisso, ;
of sportsmanship and devotion to ran back a pass Interception 13; Willow Grove NAS
ley and Jim Robinson, who had duty qoet hand and hand with fine pace setter of the T team whichis yards. Go .
trained at N. C. before going to Navy Tradition. 'leading its league, notched a Recruit Center beat VM, 18 to 0 Football
elimination bases. three game high series of 604 and a Army
ROMAN J. MILLER, on two passes and an interception.
For Aviation Cadet Tommy high single game of 224 while T4 Camp Davis 41; Daniel Field< 0. ..D
Comdr., USN (Ret) Anastasio to Bishop brought two Camp '
Fort Riley 10; Grant C. !
Tucker, well known light heavy- Ordnance. and Gunnery Office; was defeating Marine Guard last scores and an interception by Army 90: Drown 0.
weight boxer who was killed in a week. Centinved oa pace, Saves Fort Sheridan 26; Camp McCoy 0.

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Presenting Officer Touchball Champs 'Being Good Is A FRONT PRGE RDWTON\ ) S>'W OVERUN-



' Manly Thing' Says rIt



y 9 Jesuit Missionary"Being t ? u 1 .


good is a manly thing,"
. the Reverend Charles F. Connor,
S J., said in an interview with the LOUIS J. o
Jax Air News yesterday. The ,
Jesuit missionary priest is con :
ducting a mission service three I
times daily, for Navy persona! PTR 3C SflYS. EVEN THE SOT
4sa. who are Catholic. Sit 'j''' Of HITLER'S EfoP1u.: > .NOT

Father Connor, who served with SUE FERCOUIY IN THEiR
the 26th and the 1st Infantry U. S, r MosT\ CRREFUUT! CURRDED BEDS.
VOOUIC. ) ENJCf
IF HE
WHEN RSICD
Army divisions in France In World
THflNKSGMNGIN SPITE Cf \JA1t1
,
War I and who did missionary
WW SURE AND THERE \VIU BETURKtf
work in the Philippine Islands from
TOO SO fte HtflRD.\ FNO
1920 through 1924 stated that i it RFTER DINNER fVt COT RN
was important to get the right idea ((1 RPPaNWNT TO BEAT rtf .

4, of piety. WIFE FIT R m: OF RUN 'K.
"Piety is not praying all day
or singing songs.' It's a matter of ] .... .
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doing one's duty every momentof -
x. I ; HE IS
Undefeated In the eight team Officer touchfootball league, Ordnance : the day to the best of one's -, LOVER CFGSPORTS
und Gunnery won the Station title. Proudly holding the plaque awarded ability for God's sake. This cnlts;
the winners of each sports competition in the Admiral's Cup competition for strength of character for often
is Commander Roman J. Miller, Ordnance and Gunnery officer duty is unpleasant and failure is amr
Back row, 1. to r. Ensign W Juges. Lieut. E. J Boarina and often Agreeable. Consequently to bea ... j
Lt. (Jg) Kessler Front row, Lieut. E. L Martin, Comdr. Miller and man is the great ideal, for there r'f "e11 ONLY ONE-HUNtIR! .
Lieut. D. L. Cross. Lieut. A. Vogt, another team member is not in are not many men In the strict THF\NI\SMNC.S //U
sense of the word in the world. OUR fOREf RTHERSVRLKEO
the picture. "A man is an animal whose passions a Z. BEHIND
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are subject to reason. He VJOMEM RNDCrtuTOM)
who is a drunkard or unclean is. TO GURRO THEM
Lee Field Gets Ready For one who subjects himself to base 'yx s' '''' '( RGRIWSTINWflNS.\\ HOSTILE
pleasures contrary to the dictates f r .
t
of reason. Still man by himself is I \
All-Station Boxing Meet not very brave or strong. Some C6 '
may nfct believe in the fall of man t...!:.,
but all will have to believe that
Enthusiasm is running high at the Naval Auxiliary Air man has been down since the fall

Station Green Cove Springs, over the all-station boxing of Adam.
tournament, scheduled for late December in which goal medals "Nothing but religion and true "Bargain Basement" Opened
religion has ever elevated a man
will be awarded to champions in eight weight divisions. I' to the plane on which he should

Fifteen men, three of them veterans stand. In Ship's Service StoreThe
of last year's crack squad' Seaman G ard Clashes With I "The mission therefore is a !
have already entered although spiritual inspection. It makta a
workouts are not scheduled untl A and R at Cadet Field : man look into himself and see how Ship's Service Store has

tomorrow. Lt. (jg) Al Mann, director Ccitlnued from pace ilx: he stands in the presence of his, created a brand new "Speciality
of the tournament and a followed latera Captain Christ. The thought in his, Department" which resembles a Full Time Nurse
by a
former Duke University ring star Schumacher I mind can be summed up in the bargain counter in Macy's.
himself has arranged the workout to Bishop produced the other. I words that once occurred to me, By shopping at the speciality Assists Program.t#'
schedule so that entrants do nol While ekeing out a 19 to 18 win while looking at my own picture counter in Ship's Service, sailors

have to be a Barney Ross or Jack over VPB 2 ((2)), touchdowns came I as a little cadet officer in a military may save money on many articles. A full time nurse, Miss Vera
Dempsey in order to compete. Five for the Recruit Center on two interceptions school. I I Odds and ends, unusual sizes, and Daugherty, has been employed as
full weeks of training and expert one by Murphy and UK "Little boy of yesterday, what items which Ship's Service Store of 1 Nov., to assist in the Navy
instruction is the course all en other by Schumacher who lateralled do you think of the man of to has a large supply of will be priced Relief program, it has been an
trants will follow before they step to Murphy. Anastasio took the day?" Is he as pure, as honest. aa extremely low. nounced. Her principal duties, it
in the rosin box for the prelims orDec. ball over on a two yard plunge. straight as then? For instance, wallets, cuff links, was announced by Commander
', ...,29. That fact alone, should VPB got its tallies on a 30 yard "The Mission is here to give him tie and handkerchief sets, novelty Ferdinand Richards, MC-VS),
y. -. bring out a record number of par pass from Davis to Adams. Sweat the strength to rise and like the pocket knives, money belts, and USNR. of the Naval Hospital on
tlcipahts. intercepted a pass and took it over prodigal of old to spring up from miniature cap devices for sweetheart this Station are to follow the
r Mtp will be matched in the following Davis Passed to Allen for the final his filth and to say 'I' will arise pins are available in the progress of new mothers and babies -
,,_'' weight classifications: 125),. tally. Recruit Center managed and go to my father, and if he Speciality Department now. under the program, going into
t' J32; 138 145.) 15:), 16:). 175 and to earn an extra point.A does he will find the father waiting It's a bargain basement withoutthe the homes where necessary to determine .
1 Gets Dispensary for him and the innocence of:
."" ; unlimited. Boxing equipment inCuding and It By basement. the progress that is being
t) ) gloves, head protectors, Assembly and Repair, tied for childhood will again be his "and --'!. made.
11b "v. ,'mouth protectors and punching third place with Dispensary and peace will reign in his heart. Opens Xov. 29 Miss Daugherty operates undera
bags will be furnished by the athletic the Hospital won over Dispensary; --- three way setup, according to
department. Daily workouts 24 to 0 and VPB 2 ((1)), 20 to 6. Lewis Tops Honor Men A"comedy hit "The Male Animal Commander Richards. Her salary!
will be held from tomorrow on with A and R's tallys against VPB came opens at the Little Theatreon is paid by the Naval Relief Society -
a boxing instructor and all equipment on three passes with Ram ayI At Gunnery Graduation Southside 29 Nov., and runs the Welfare Department affords
on hand from 1430 to 1630. I chucking to Polntek Castellano, The following men Were among' through the remainder of that transportation, while she is
\Squadron Enters 8 Men ex-Air Station player, and Weiner, the ten high in the latest group of week, it has been announced. ;, under the direct supervision of the
VPB got across a marker on a --'= medical officer in charge of the
VF squadron has the best representation gunners to finish an intensive I
to date with eight men pass Hanna to Gardner.A ground school course at Naval Air Cheerio British Tars Out Patient Department.
entered The Marine Guard has and R beat Dispensary 24 to Gunners School Yellow Water: ,

entered five men and the Seaman 10 with Ramsay throwing to Beers Lewis. Milton J., 3.72; Gals, Herbert May Wear Monocle Now Commercial Bu'btin;
Guard two. The Marines are seton for 8 yards and to Weiner for 20 R.. 3.52: ; Johnson. William H.,, I
winning the tournament and I yards. Ramsay raced 22 yards for 3.51) ; Mac Andrew. Donald J., 3.50; Enlisted men in the British Navyare Tenor banjo FOR-a SAI.K Gibson; -A SohuJ/-
expect to enter several more leather the other marker. Martin George H., 3.50; Beatty now permitted to wear monocles S2c, T4. Barrack OlO Extension R3.
throwers. i Hospital, which tied with Recruit Thomas D., 3.48; Williams Richard according to a recent Ad- I LOST
Center and Seaman Guard Donald L, Fleet Order entitled "Mon- Lad v'a ornament! Bird of Pal adlsf"I "
L., 3.45: Oakman miralty
date show in the 125 ;
Entries to ; blue pin' In A & R Shop. Tinder please
lb. class J. F. Noviello. Pfc. and J. for the championship of the American 3.42; Biggers Stanley T., 3.42; ocular Vision" contact Miss Wolfe extension 756.
J. S2c in the 132 lb class, league, won over 0 and G Flannigan, Donald E., McClure Previously the wearing of mon- I ANTHI;
Halpin, ; 18 to 6 score. ocles restricted to officers. Substitute teacher Orange Fork Pub-
W. T. Hannon Aom2c, J. R. Noll,, and Boathouse by Frederick, and Sanderson, James was lic School. WIFE 01AN OFFICER
AM2c 138 lb. class. J. Bacsak,, Against 0 and G Collins Hospital t. 3.38. Under the new ruling. British petty preferred Wife of officer now leeching -
;
AMM3C J. A. star passed to Eicholz. Tobias and ---- --- officers may choose between spectacles I In school wishes to accompany her
Pfc P. J. Tola II
Wojiowskl for touchdowns. Pidock+ and a monocle. husband \\hen he goes/: on lease and
Empy, S2c; 145 Jb. class. D. E. crossed the goal for 0 and R. Reserve Auditorium For clpal of the Orange Park School.
AM2c
----
Clinton ;
Grant Sic, J. R.
,
155 lb. class R. Minton Pvt. H.atardmroslan Against the Boathouse Hospital Enlisted Men at 1930 Picture '
AMMSc, T, J. Smith won again on three Collins' parses; Continued Tr.m page. en. I The Spirit of NoCanDo.
S2c: 165 lb. class. J. A. Cox, Pvt. two to Levitas and. one to Eichholz. with an all-star cast.Sunday"Riding .
A. B. Conley AMM3c; 175 lb class, Bronson passed to O'Donnell for High", I>
E. G. Herring Pvt. the loser's score.Dho'itensary I' thy Lamour front, the following paraphrased (names changed, etc.) letter
Mardirosian, Smith and Empy Heat Hospital Monday "Guadalcanal Diary", is submitted for the Inspection of selection officers, (execs senior
showed to good advantage in last Dispensary nosed out the Hos- Foster and Naylor. instructors, indeed, for all who have had to cope with the vexatious
year's squad which took six out of pital 7 to 6 by getting the extra Tuesday- -"Whlstlin In Brooklyn problem of receding intelligence:
seven matches with other good ser- point after its touchdown which I ," Red Skelton.Vednesday"Man. Naval Training School

S vice units but with the way entries I went from Collins to Eicholz Scan- \ From Down (Elementary Electricity and Radio Materiel)
ere pouring in now, Lt. (Jg) Mann Ion flipped one to Wright for the I Under", Charles Laughton.
says they will have to look to their Dispensary. Friday, Dec. 3-"Henry Aldrich Five Corners, Nev. ,If
laurels. I Dispensary won a hard fought Haunts a House," Henry Aldrich. I I 30 August 1943
_. --. --- game with SSA 12 to 6. The score Sunday Dec. 5-"Gangs All MEMORANDUM FOR TIn OFFICER IN CIIAKCE
was tied 6 to 6 with a minute remaining Here", Alice Faye. Subject: JONES, Chester, S2c Service Number 000-00-00 recom-
The in the game. Scanlon re- Monday, Dec. 6 "Government mended disenrollment of.
Runway
., turned a punt thirty yards and Gill"; Olivia DeHavilland. 1. It is recommended that the subject-named man be dropped

C..U.ut! From !*.(.. !Six threw :30: yards to Reid for the dot Tuesday Dec. 7-"Happy Land", from the school.
riding touchdown. Previously Carter Don) Ameche. 2. The subject-named man received the following grades for the
tvr predict a boom for the game. had scored on an end around Wednesday, Dec. 8-"Son of first two weeks of the course: Mathematics. Electricity.
'; lie agreed with this writer that of for SSA and Farnley had taken Dracula", Lon Chane '. Jr. Shop43. Upon repeating this part of the course he received '
football rapture the fancy a pass from Scanlon to deadlock Friday, Dec 10"Mine Sweep these grades: Mathematics). Electricity 40. Shop-35.
r; the "'spectators' but that baseball the count. er", Richard Arlen. 3. This man took the Eddy Test at Sampson, N. Y., in May. His
Hill never lne Ha popularity because VM beat the Boathouse 18 to 12. -----C.5J,._---- grades at that time were as follows: Arithmetic-. Advanced
he points nut "there are I ",
as .
70.
Mobley rifled two touchdown Mathematics-90. Physics- Shop-60. Electrlcity40.Radio50.
it so many American boys who enjoy lU- passes one to Christy on a sleeper Station Shades PensacolaIn Upon taking this same test again in August, he made
plating/ baseball! All of play and the other to Coleman. October War Bond Race the following grades. Arithmetic, Advanced Mathematics-
enjoy football, but there are so' I Rlckenback connected on anotherto (foBtlitue 01 From Tare On. 85.: Physics-70. Shop60.. Electricity-80. Radio 40.
who bate plajnl -
many more oft of 2 and 3 will show that this man
paragraphs
Christy. Boathouse scored on a chase of at least one bond by every 4. An inspection
ha.ebaIL"Ouimet I, pass from Bronson to Foxx and person (uniformed and civilian makes lower grades the longer he Is exposed to a subject. Since
"= --- --- again on a pass' interception and I personnel) on duty. If this is done, education obviously has a negative, debilitative effect on the

Takes New Post I runback by Foxx. in outstanding sales record will ) subject-named man the Educational Officer and the instructors!
----- -- I -esult. I am confident that when concerned believe that this man should be dropped immediately,
Francis Ouimet former National l;>e"1 final reports are received the entire as there is danger of his becoming completely illiterate If he
., Open and amateur golf cham "Trfese naval establishment will be remains here much longer.
satin bloomCIS. -
1 pion.and newly nominated as t'i i I Clerk" : are proud of its accomplishment onr..atl JOSEPH GISH, Ensign USNR.
of the United States Golf :1 Educational Officer.
it tniy Harbor Day. 1943.<< Let's do
'jou that
of the Cluck: 41Ha\en't any .
Association is rice-president "
Boston Brave I haven't been used before?" : this Navy job the Navy way! .

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1//[k Warn Your Families Against Smoker Tonight Is PFCPaul Pearl Harbor Day



II Theft Of Allowance ChecksThe Staged By All-Star with the Smith:Marine I Is I now at San In training Diego. Bond Sale Drive .

I lie Is the former San Francisco" .
;'. U S. Secret Service has Coast Guard CastAn editor who resignedas
newspaper To Start 1 Dec.
issued a warning to all servicemen I I a lieutenant commander in

", and their. dependents that many The In uirinReporter I the Navy to enlist as a buckprivate
All-Star Coast Guard
allotment and allowance checks Revueis The Pearl Harbor cash Bond
In the :Marine Corp
billed the headline
; are being stolen. as attractionon A fellow journalist reports campaign will be promoted on this
Most" of these thefts are perpetrated tonight's Victory Smoker pro- Smith's office at the 'Frisco Station from 1 December through
who follow gram in the Main Station Auditorium 7
by thieves I Chronicle still has his name on December, it was announced today
The show starts at ,
the postman around on the days 1930 the door, awaiting the day when by the Station War Bond Office -
The United States Coast
allotment checks are delivered, Guard the war Is over and he returns "The goal provided bf the
them from mailboxes 1 stationed in Jacksonville has as- Secretary of the Navy Is $384,500."
lift
then It's the usual door the
bearing
17\ST7OV/ ; IJQl\ been sembled all its entertainment talent -
of servicemen's, families Watch : (/s usual "Private" a Bond Office spokesman declared -
after his
out for these' bozo, the Secret saitl o/oul/ pin i/i girls and much/ and has organized a show that name sign. ,. On the day, Smith! but "the minimum goal pro-

Service\ warns." /JIIIS.C'H/ ii'rittcn about u'/n'c/i/. / has scored. a "hit" in every appearance received his first promotion In vided by the Chief of Naval Air
To aid servicemen and their dependents Operational Training is 5204,250.
actress ,l like the Marine Corps his secretary
the you ; to ita sltipUTPCKPtl Coast Guardsman Del Baker,
in guarding against It is urged that this campaign be
hired a painter>> to paint two
theft of checks, the Secret Service with' on a has offered the following sugges- but. u/io/ is /the/ best looking tel, is serving as the master of hands who can possibly do so par-
ceremonies for the service cast. After his name, and "Prl.ate" -
ticipate by investing to the utmostof
tions 1. Write family to .have a man in the movies? One of the highlights of the presentation \ the painter added the two their ability"
your
\iVS\V/KS; is the mixed chorus of words, to make It read' "Private
:
+ member stay at home when your Various units on this Station
check is due. If it is removed FRANCIS STANFORD, Y3c: SPARS and Coast Guardsman A First Class."' and at nearby fields have been assigned -
i' from the mailbox immediately it "Which one out of all of them ? talented violinist, a "Frank Sin ----- a certain quota under the

'cannot be stolen Just a man. it doesn't make much atra" impersonator, a hill billy campaign plan, and work is already -
2. Make sure your family has difference to me Rhett Butler chorus, and a number of novelty Boots GenerouslyChip I underway looking toward.

f a deep, strong mail box with your (Clark Gable to you) is my favo- acts are included in the outstanding I the reaching of that quota.Only
I name printed on it in big letters. lite I guess He's rugged." performance. sales of War 3onds of
i Be sure to keep it locked. MARION RAEBURN, Y3c: As an added attraction Mr In To Help series "E" made between 1 De-
:3. Have the folks arrange with I "Cary Grant I like the way he's Jack Dew of Jacksonville has arranged cember and 7 December may be

the postman to signal/ when he delivers built." for several new numbersto counted in determining sales volume -
the check if possible. HARRY D. SMITH Ylc: "I be staged here, including a red War Fund Drive and bonds purchased under

4. Tell them to notify the post- don't pay attention to looks. I hot colored tapster. payroll savings and allotment
master when they move. The Post just like the character portrayals.My -----aa- ---- --- Bootcamp news-. plans are not to be considered in

Office has a regular card for themto choice is Robert Montgomery A large percentage/ of platoons computing total sales. This campaign -
fill out. as he plays the part of a happygo Chest Fund Drive have gone all out for War Bond however, should in no way
5. Your family should make a lucky guy." Allotments by subscribing 100 percent detract from achievement and

point of cashing the check at the HELENE FRITCHE, Y3ci: Platoons Nos. 167, 168C and maintenance of civilian payroll and
same place each month. This will guess I would say Cary Grant. He's Will Close Dec..1 172, now aboard, are also outstanding naval allotment goals.In .
make identification easier. Mer- every bit. a man." I in supporting the Insurance a memo to department heads,

chants have been cautioned to insist JUDY ROOSA Y3c : "I don't Up to late Wednesday afternoona plan. from Captain Arthur Gavin com-

upon proper identification so like handsome men. They're too total of :$1,400: had been contrib- I On the subject of "giving"/ Platoons mandant, it was pointed out that,
it is wise for you to go to a place durned conceited I like Walter uted by the Main Station to the i 173 and 174 went to bat for "The goal of attainment set for
where you are known. Better still!, Pidgeon I like his pipe and his! Community War Chest Fund. Unofficial I i the recent National WaT Fund this station for the approaching
have them open a bank account good-natured manner" figures listed NATTCenter I Drive. No. 173 chipped in $120 Pearl Harbor Day campaign: repre-
and deposit the check instead of RAYMOND CLIMES, BM2c: contributions at $600, although the I and 174 came along and raised the sents an $18.75( ((525.00 War Bond)

cashing it. Tell them to be certain "Let's see now; that's hard to say total is expected to reach much ante by contributing $124. The by each person aboard, both naval
they understand the rules of the Tyronne Power is my choice. He's higher/ before the drive ends on "Boots" are backing up the War and civilian personnel, with a min-
bank about how soon they can masculine and a good actor, too" Wednesday. Dec 1. Fund drive. imum average investment of not

draw the money out. CAROLYN MUDD Y2c: "It's "This is your last chance to con- Lieut. Comdr W. C Parsons, less than $10 for each person

6. They should l never fold, pin not a question of looks. I like tribute to the War Chest Fund," I MC-.VS( is a welcome addition aboard."
or mutilate the check. Charles Boyer's voice I don't Chaplain V. Johnson declared In a I to the Boot medical examining department A special Christmas folder and

The Secret Service has urged care much about a good looking statement released to the Jax Air He is helping out mailing envelope is available for
that all servicemen send these sug- man., There's something else, like News "The drive will close Dec Comdr. Prescott Lieuts. (jg) M. V. those who purchase bonds during
gestions home so that dependentsmay Boyer's voice. It's so-ooo smooth." 1. Many have contributed all Alexander and L. T. Callahan, to- the Pearl Harbor Day campaign,
follow this advice. It may ELIZABETH GORM' N, SkGc : should. Get your money to the gether with Doctors Harper and it was also announced by the War
save them some dough "I think Clark Gable because he's Chaplain's offices at once." Darby, are now grinding molarsin Bond Office.Christmas.

-. -- ": -- --- good looking and yet he's mascu- kinder present arrangementseach the Recruit Center dental de *=:- -.--
line. Some of those movie men department is conducting a partment.

Contest look just too, too devine to suit survey among its personnel for I t.-: Holiday
Quiz
me. They're too feminine. ButGable's contributions and then turning the I Leaves To Start -
-
rough and can handle women whole into the I
lump sum chaplain'soffice. '
I
ANSWERS There's something about the Single contributions, how- I r.H 1 rAt i 15th Of December J\;
'
(Question are printed on way" he does it. He can be sweet ever, will also be accepted I Continual From Vatr One ": t.b-. :

too. ---- 12, both inclusive, it
3) was announced
Page )
FOLEY DANIELS S2c: "You ; by the Personnel Officeri"' '
Si V 1'n s ospimi 'Jackson .
1, St. Louis and Montevideo are New Classification I
can have your pretty butterfly SystemIs vllle.AMMlr I "Commencing Dec 8, and continuing
not among the 10 largest cities. boys like Robert Taylor and that [ and Mrs, Walter Driver,, a until Jan. 12, each depart:
At last census here were the 10 type. My idea of the best lookIng Used In Placing Naval Men laughter Marjoi if Diane born I Krldav
ment will leave for
No12.:! prepare papers }
largest in order: London, New man is a man's man like Continued from tinge one Lt. and MI'!!. Carlton Stjrkes. a its personnel. Blank forms are to _
York, Tokyo, Berlin, Moscow, Gary Cooper I even think Jimmy and training required for each.A laughter Fiances Anne, born Krldjy. be obtained by sending a special

Shanghai/ Chicago, Osaka, Paris Cagney is better looking, as a study of complements requiredfor No12.S2c: and: MI srlhllr Cox a lon messenger to the Personnel Office
and Leningrad. man, than the Taylor type oflounge each of the various types of Richard' Arthur born Friday Nov 12. with a note requesting the approximate -
2, True. It makes no diffeience.a. ;
lizard. naval vessels. ARM2c and Mrs Harry Hlllman. a number needed. On or about
Sirloin steak is beef, not pork. son Stephen Michael, born
RAY SABOCINSKI Sklc "The A Friday.
: continuing\ check-up on every Nov. 12 Jan. 12, all unused forms will be
4, Col.\ Hobby WACS; Captain man who plays the leading role is man's assignment to see that he is AOM2c: :! and Mr*. Thomas Kelly Key.a returned to the personnel office.
McAfee, WAVES; Lieut. Comdr. the best looking man in the mo- placed where he can do the best son Thomas Kelly, Jr., born Friday "Heads of departments are directed -
Stratton, SPARS; Major Streeter, vies. But all around looks, I'd say job for the Navy. Major, Nol; to pool all requests for fur-
and Mrs Ha ford West, a son
Marine Corps Women's Reserve. Clark Gable. He's well built, has Plan Started June 15 Had ford Carter, II, born Friday, Nov loughs to be granted under para-
5. Zivic is not colored, nice looks and a neat appearance.And Enlisted men who have enteredthe 2. graph 1" < Holiday furloughs "andto
6. Savannah made the first AMlc: and Mm. John Richard Slider
-- he has what it takes. Navy since June 15., have been grant approvals only on such
a daughter Karen Lavaughn. born
trip across the Atlantic on a steam RICHARD AVERY, S2c: "Errol l interviewed by specially trained Salurda y., Nov: 13 basis as will allow approximately
powered vessel; Olympic with Flynn. And you know why." naval interviewers who have recorded AM2e .and Mrs." Louis Canterberry, a an equal number of men to be

Dewey at Manila; Maine- the ship MARGARET BATES, Sic: "Oh, their background, hobbies, l- :'. Nov, Sharon 14. Louise, born Sun- going on furlough eachday and
sunk by the Spaniards in the Havana my gosh! I like so many of them physical characteristics, educationand Sic and Airs Harry. Lee Goldson, a an equal number to be returning!
harbor at the start of the Let's seeJohn Payne, I'll say. I vocational experience. This : htt't., Harriet. Lee, born Sunday: from furlough each day."
Spanish-American war; Flying/ like him I don't know information, examined in Nov. 14.
just ; why connection AMM2c and Mrs. William Hannan o Complete details as to the man-
Cloudclipper that made the first PFC G. E SPEARS: "I think with each man's scores on lion born Sunday NoH.. ner in which leave papers shouldbe
trip from New York to San Fran- Tyronne Power is best looking. If standard naval tests, has then been AM2c and Mis. John Norb a lion. made out are availablefront
cisco in 89 days. I could look] and be like any man taken into consideration in recom- 15.Ronald: lirandon. born Monday, Nov. the memorandum issued by the

7, John Quincy Adams, his father in the movies, it'd be him." mending his further assignment. Lt. UK) and Mrs. William C John- Personnel Officer and should be
was John Adams EMILY COART, Sp
9. CV, aircraft carrier; CD. large "Who's the best looking man in already In the service and stationed !Nov.and 15.AMMZc .Mrs. Frank R. Duthenke. --- -- ---- -
cruiser; CA, heavy cruiser, CL, the: movies ? Gary Cooper! 'Causehe ashore within continental a daughter." Caroline May, born. Monday -
light cruiser; DD, destroyer; and grins like my boy friend." United States have been classified, Nov. 15.: Jumpin1 Jax On Market
SS, submal ine. and all of them will be Sic and Mrs. Oscar Pate a daughter.
KEN COLE. Sk2c: "There are presently
,
Mildred Jean: born Tuesday, Nov 16. For Station Musicians
9. All is fair in love and war Iota of good looking men in the classified, as will be men from the PhMlc: and Mrs. Jefferson GI't'l'nc.a

10. My Bonnie Battle Hymn of I movies. Give my vote to the Irishman Fleet when they pass through Receiving lion Thurmun, Gordon, born Tuesday The Jumpin' Jax, Main Station

the Republic, or John Brown's I j Errol Flynn. He's a hand- Stations after duty at sea. Nov Sxt.! 16.and Mrs. Thus monll B. LecUord. dance band, is on the market for
BodY, Dixie The Little Brown some bugger and needless to say How the process of'selection and a sun Thurmond Bruce Jr., born. musicians.
Church in the Vale, respectively he's a great actor, too." classification works in actual practice Tuesday. No, 16.AMM'2e Openings are available for an
-- .. ---- '-Jj- - is illustrated in the of : and Mrs. John Isaac Enck. a
JOE EDWARDSON, AMM2c: case a daughter. Bnrbura Jean, born -Tues experienced bass fiddler dtumtner .
Jackie Cooper Enters VIS "Men like Taylor, Grant, Milland, new battleship, the first great daKkoil6 and pianist Musicians interestedin
and Gable wow 'em. But my idea United States fighting ship to put : ; Edward E, Skipper, playing for the Jumpin' Jax are.
SOUTH BEND Ind. (tCNS-- a daughter Carolyn Ann born Wednes
of good looks is typified by Don to sea with a hand-tailored crew. day Nov instructed to contact Lt. Raymond
former child ,
Jackie actor
Cooper Ameche lie has oomph and While the ship was fitted out, a Lt. and'lll, Garnet Chapman Beard, Forsberj, assistant Welfare Officer -
has enrolled as an apprentice seaman ploomf." special unit was set up to handle a son Garnet Chapman Jr., born. In the Malnside Recreation
in the Navy V12 school at Wednesday. Nov. 17.
ANNE DULLARD SpT( 3c: the job of filling the required com- Building
bane AMMlc and Mrs. Willie Edward _.
Notre : _._
plement of men. This job included Mau, ----' ---
"Give me Ronald Reagan I just :han u daughter Dorothy Leona -"
couldn't put it in words, but he complete classification: tests, inter- born Wednesday. Nov 17 Remember Pearl Harbor: don't for
has everything." views, a thorough study of the requirements son ARM3c Leopard: /: and Dunhun Mrs Leonard born Thursday Evans a get to buy War Donds on Dec, 7.
Not
ROSE WALSH Sic: "John of each billet special Nov 18.AMMIc.
-------1 Payne Why ? The he tests for telephone talkers and und MI s. William C'arltonIAI1i'ul AM2c and Mrs.. Max Mahoney, a aon.llchal'l ,
way grew up, u daughter.' Pamela Maj le. Edward, born Thursday. Nov.
The Tost I guess.: night lookouts, and the assemblyof slay. Nov.: 13.AMMlc IS
has MILDRED SCHU-MAN, SpT( ) a personnel file on board under ;and Mrs. Donald Steeber. a Lt. and Mrs, Max V Rlcketta a
1. Christmas cards are not r 3c: "I always liked Ronald Reagan a specially trained officer skilledin diUKhter.. Shill on Jean horn Thursday. daughter. Shit !ley Jo born. Wednesday,
No\ 18. No\ 17.
entitled to free mailing): privilege. 1- I I think he typifies the ideal American the use of personnel data
_..._
2.. Christmas Cards mulled to I I PFC boy J. -he's J. Campisi my ideal.: "It's" a mat- Remember- Pearl Harbor--; don't forget Full House Turns Out For DanceYouth

overseas addresses require a :JcI ter of opinion. I like Tyronne Power to buy War Bonds on Dec. 7,

postage/ stamp. Christmas Cards : He's manly for one thing. He'a was handsomely, "served Saturday night by Louis (Satrltino)
mailed 0\t'r"l'lin unsealed envelopes well cut. And if he can't get 'em, isn't just because he's a pretty Armstrong):; und his nrdieslra nt the enlisted men'.s" dance: presented
with I'C' postage t ): nobody can." boy. My choice is Bob Hope, be- In the :Mainside Auditorium.It .
stamp affixed' will he sent to BETTY BRADFIEL AMM3c: cause he is clean cut, a barrel of was, In a manner of "speaking, a gala occasion. with Standing
the Head Letter Office. "The best looking man ? Ronald fun a humane sorta of a fellow llnoni Only. It wus n field day for jitterbugs who cut a rug; tt) .such"
:3. Christmas Cards mailed to Reag n. He's a typical man that and he's pitched In and done more tunes as. Armstrong'* popular renditions. of "Hrollier Mill", "One O'
addresses' in the United Slate any girl could fall for." to entertain our servicemen over- Clocklump" and "Of :Man Ju..f'", The trumpet ace also gave! out
In unsealed envelope are 3rd OSCAR CLAYCORNB, Sic: seas than all the others In Holly- with his! version of "llstol l'addn'Iama": much to the edification of .

ciass mail and require! only a "Lojka, as has: been said: before, wood. Yes, I lovo BoG Hopo; but the capacity crowd of 3,500.
lyre postage/ stamp., I are skin; deep. So when I pick out then I wouldn't want to marry the Hopes>> are high that other l big name: bands will follow in Arm-

t... 'I'nnltio..' movie man it ,guy." strong's footsteps and appear>> here this winter.

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