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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 23, 1943
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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J VOL 1, No. 39 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 23 December, 1943





, -Santa_ Is' En Route To. Station By Navy Plane I






War Christmas yQav pprChrltrnaS- -' o Church Groups



. Is No Holiday Plan Special



I 17 For Navy Men Xmas ServicesCarol



Singers To Make
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Adm. McFall Declares
The Rounds; Santa To

.. Fight For Peace Will
. Attend Kiddies' Party
Continue On Yuletide
Carols will sound Christmasjoy
ti.
.:. the Station Xmas
| "There can be no thought over

it* of peace or holiday until our Eve and Xmas Day as all

I':. task is done," Rear Admiral church groups celebrate with,

.:-' A. C. McFall, chief of NAOT, the traditionally favorite Yuletide

'" reminded in a Christmas music.
, message extending greetingsto '"iwa M t Jfen of i The Navy here will observe

all officers, enlisted men, wartime Christmas, which in
WAVES and civilian person- peacetime is so close to the
I home and the human heart, with a
nel under his command.The .
: full schedule of events in keeping
message, issued from Admiral j with the '
I spirit of Santa Claus and
McFall's at
headquarters the colorful
decorations that spangle -
this Station, said that "Since the
; many parts of the Station. The
advent of Christianity the ap- I program is brimming over with

deep religious services, Christmas
Greclings Prom I dinner, special entertainment and
I I a huge Christmas party for the
-: The Commnmlant 'enlisted men's kiddias


I: ". we On of this the Jacksonville Christmas Day Naial of 1943 Air Sailors' Real Locker Pin-Up Girl Is Mom I news North A special that Pole Santa today dispatch is conveyed en from route the the to

I.x Station will pause long enough I this Station by air for the children -

,,',, in our wartime tasks to obsene Or The Girl Back Home Paper Poll Shows 's Christmas party. He will
an event that is a fundamental land here aboard a Navy plane t
part of our lives, and of our Saturday, Christmas Day, will t
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most sacred beliefs By the efficient When Santa Claus visits the of the pin-up publicity. be observed on the Station as a t
execution of our tasks here Station the night; before Christmas !: If i
Omigosh! you want to know who is the Sunday
we are making a striking con -when all through; the barracks I .J I The regular Saturday night I II
I pin. p girl on this Station, It's
tribution to the permanent preservation not a creature was stirring, not .. dance at the Mainslde! Audi
of these beliefs, and even a M. A.-he's going to find : NORTIIAMPTOX, Mom or the girl back home. Only I torium has! been cancelled and a
(CNSAES stationed at I
of our way of life itself. Do not out that it isn't true what "they" two out of 100 sailors have pin-up I special movie, "Stormy Weather -
Smith and Mount
College Holyoke -
". underestimate the importance say about Pin-Up Girls I staged a contest for a "Pin girls adorning their lockers or I ," will be featured at 1930.
"'"-. of your own individual contribution Instead of suggestive pictures of I ." Boots from the Recruit Center
BOy tucked In their wallets Here'stypical
and chorus up will be the
voluptuous actresses guests of the Stationat I
,: Although this Christmas un girls, St. Nick will find a pictureof The girls, elected Admiral answers by some of the the technicolor, all colored
Ernest J King, the Navy's Xo. 1
..r fortunately must be a fighting Mom or the girl back home sailors: picture, starring Leon Home
a.. Christmas, let us enjoy it as pinned up in the sailors' lockers officer" as their favorite "Pta-up I Claude Thompson, ARMSc: Cab Callow 33', the Nicholas
; much as tie can, and resolve to As a result of the wide national Bov. said: "The' only picture I haveis Brothers, J'a.1j'allt"r and Kill
; .- future our ability to enjoy all publicity to the effect that service of my girl back home I don't Robinson

Christmas Days to come men crave risque Pin-Up picturesfor of "sailors on the streets The want a picture of any old girl Touring the Station in a bus
A GAVIN, their lockers and wallets, the reporter took a poll of the first I'd rather" have something per for an hour or more, young peo-
Captain, U S. Nary Jax Air News sent out a reporterto I 100 sailors to walk into Ship's sonal. I Continued On Page Three
Commandantpreaching check the facts by taking a poll Service and they made a hoax out "Mom is my favorite," said '
Charles Barney, SIc. I Xmas Party And Dance
has been looked W J. Hunter, AMM2c, has no I I
J') upon as .time season when the thoughtsof Broadcast CommunitySing USO Variety ShowIs pictures. "It doesnt appeal to me," I Slated At Jax USO
he said. I
should turn to Here TomorrowHave ,
men peace on
The USO at 311 West Duval
Ira Karmazin, ARM3c, declared
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will to all
earth and good Today
I t
such" thoughts seem distant, for you always harbored a Scheduled"Step "I carry my mother's picture in i'St in Jacksonville is planning a
secret to the radio, 'I lavish' program for the entertain
in the most desire sing on my wallet and my wife's is in my
are engaged mo-
Sailors locker." Pvt Earl Neel pooh-poohs 'ment of service men and womenall I
ntuous war in all history, in Lively, a USO-Camp revue -
? Well, here's big chance. I pin-ups and "I've only seen day Christmas Day. t
which the very life ot- our nation is your will be staged at the Main says :
at stake." Following the movie in the Main-'I Station Auditorium Tuesday nightat one of them In our entire barracks A Christmas gift party Is slated 1
Looking forward to eventual side Auditorium tomorrow ni ht.1 1930 ." I j jCp1. for 1800 and the winner of door I

however, the all hands are invited to join in The show offers Loren Eakin's prized picture 'prizes will get a free telephone
peace message predicted ,
,. : "When that day comes as the community C'iristmas singing a varietyof is of his son. "That bunk j i 'call home A dance with the 141th. !
it must and as it will, we can then which will be broadcast over entertain- about pin-up girls is the milarky," I Infantry Band will climax the I
rejoice with the confident assurance WJAX, Jacksonville radio Station. 1 ment by talented the Marine said. "Once in a while''' 1 program l
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.( that we have made our Just The regular weekly "Navy professional you see a guy with one but most
contribution for the benefit of humanity Wings" program will be presented I I performers, including of the fellas like pictures of their Anti-Nazi t
and in accord with His Christmas Eve from the Audi- singing, family"
guidance" torium with Howard Weiss music, comedyand Billy Graham, ARMSc, Raid: :Many of us have had an anti-
Concluding his' ell r I H t m a s Sp\Vlc( ) at the organ; and Archie novelty "The pin-up Is just a publicity German feeling" since Hitler I
greeting, the Admiral Mild: "My Thompson, Sic, serving as song acts.Here's stunt created by the movies, rise In the early 30's Home since t
bent wishes go to each of )'ou. leader, The Navy audience will the magazines and newspapers. A the Invasion of Poland In September
May you enjoy such happiness as sing Christmas carols and songs, Pike castYouthful: sailor's pin-up Is of his parents; '39, and to many it was
Continued on page hu including Jingle Bens I'm DreamIng Ray Pike-- JugglingRay he can always depend upon them. only crystallized by the sub I
of a White Christmas, I'll Be prodigy. Ami I have a picture of mv' girl, sinkings. But there is a man In
Home For Christmas and Silent Linda Moody-A pretty and talented too.' the Marine Detachment of 1 1NATTC
Shhl It's A Military Night, of course tap dancer with oomph: Bill Eubanks, Y3c, remarked "I who came out In print r

Secret Winter's HereThe The radio program begins at Sam Hearn-better known as carry my wife's picture in my against! them the day he wan i
; 2100 and continues until 2130. "Schlepperman," created his dialect wallet; and I wouldn't put a born! Ills name! Leonard AN- f

Natal Observatory In character on the Jack Benny pin-up girl in it because she might TINAZI who has just compiled ,
Washington, which specializes: InAccurate The Navy uses plastic aboard program, find it"The training In the AMAl ,
time, let the nation in ship for shatterproof windows and Dave Ginden-pianist and musical Poll shows that Mom and school and is preparing to f.
i n biff secret jesterday: windshields and in Naval aircraft conductor.The the girl back home' stand out over out and put a few exclamation I
Winter started at 1330 (E. \ ', ; Three Dixon Sisters the pin-up girls like a giraffe ina I marks behind his name.
T.) Uet'*mbr :22. covers.I Joe Lane and Pearl Harper' daschund kennel.



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Enlisted Man Saves Pilot's Aviation Metalsmith Decorated Marines Undergo -




Life I In Daring RescueAn p ( ''h t rr Tight InspectionBy

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enlisted man who risked his own life to save his pilot's was High Officers .
Awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal last week.

He is Leroy E. Elwell, AMM1c, USNR, who received the Navy and Marines here underwent a rigid
Marine Corps Medal for performing one of the most unusual heroic : : inspection last week from an official
;rescue feats in Naval aviation annals ? party of the Personnel Depart*

The Wichita, Kan., youth was __ ment, Headquarters, USMC, Wash
presented the Medal by Comdr. War Christmas Is No Ington

William H. Ashford, Jr, commanding Col. John Dixon, USMC, headedthe
officer of the Naval Auxiliary Holiday, For Navy Men inspecting party, which touredall

Air Station, Green Cove Springs, Continued from pace one Marine activities on the east

where Elwell is now assigned.The one has a right to expect, and coast of Florida. He was accompanied
deed that won a 'ero's acclaim may the New Year be one of by Lt. Col. John B. Hill, I
for the sailor took place last strength, courage, and an even 1st Lt. Robert G. Crawford, 2nd
April when h@ brought an uncon- greater devotion to our duties." Lt. Daniel W. Thompson and Warrant
scious "passenger" down with him Following their chief's exhor- r Officer C. V. Scott, Jr.
in -emergency parachute Jump tation that there can be no thought It was a thorough inspection, I

from a crippled dive bomber off the of holiday "until our task is done", literally covering everything from I
Fla. A to Z and soup to nuts. The care-
coast near Miami, bases of the Naval Air Opera-
ful and minute
Secretary of the Navy Frank tional Training' Command, cover inspection included
Knox, in the official citation that ing all of Florida and parts of personnel, clothing, equipment,
accompanied the Medal, stated that four other states, will spend "" administration, routine, training,

Elwell "by his courageous loyalty, Christmas day carrying on regular supply transportation, building, J'
duties of all
personnel, nature location
risk activities. -
maintained at great personal training
and orders
for
saved the life of a flying officer Christmas morning, like the I : itlALeroy I all guard
fire and other
who otherwise might have perished. mornings of 361 other days in the "MMN l4 posts i
." The pilot was Ensign Harry I year, will find big- Catalina flying E. Elwell AMMlc has the Navy and Marine Corps Medal bills, security measures emergency.
Gibson of the Miami Naval Air' boats ranging out over the Atlantic -I pinned on him by Comdr. William H. Ashford, Jr commanding officer erything connected with the Leathernecks ,
Station. on training' flights. Torpedo of the Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs. here. i
The Marine Barracks at this
The citation, in describing the planes will make practice runs on I Station is under the command of
I I
miles off
daring feat, says: I targets floating many vacation- Capt. Crommelin'sBrother Lt. Col. C. L. Gawne, USMC(ret).
America's
the beaches of
"\\hen his pilot, in an attemptto The inspection included:
bail out, was left dangling precariously land. Dive bombers and fighters r I 1. The Barracks Detachment:
from the tail surface, ; from other NAOTC stations will Is Here
headquarters, quartermaster, and
his abandon- take oft at sunrise to make use of i
tlwelJ during own
,
I 41,1 At St. Vincent Hospital. Jackson- pay departments.
ment of the falling plane, caughtthe every daylight minute in readying Captain John Cromelin, Jr., yule. Fla. I 2, The Guard Company: guard
distended canopy, jerked the themselves for the combat test chief of staff to Rear Adm. HenryM. I n1n,ldan1U Mrs; harry born! Friday Smith December : duty at Main Gate and other po'stai
Mirouds, clear, and drifted downto most of' them will have to face Mullinix, when the U. S. escort I 10.SK2c. I this Station guard detachment -
the sea with the unconscious, before nother peacetime Christ- carrier Liscome Bay was sunk, and Mrs. William F" Hlg In. ; at the U. S. Naval Hospital,
form of the officer suspended' directly mas is celebrated. is the brother of Lieut. Richard botham.born Frldav a son December, William 10 Francis Jr? I and guard detachments at Cecil

beneath him. Spending' Christmas day on the Crommelln of the Naval Air Operational Lt. and Mis.: Lewis Hopkins. a daughter Field, the Naval Auxiliary Air Station -
"Disentangling himself as they job will be nothing' new to officers Training Command staff Betty Ruth born Friday. Dec 10. I at Green Cove (Springs, and
both settled In the water, he and men of the operational train at this Station. Lieut. Crommelin Steven Pvt. and Richard, Mrs, Richard born Ktlday Heiiiy. Dec, a son 10: : the Mayport Air Facility.
clung tenaciously to the pilot's ing- command. None have had a is himself a hero of early aerial Lt. and Mrs Charles Metter.. a 3. Aviation Casual} Company "on
harness until a strong onshore yuletide holiday since the Jap attack warfare in the Pacific, and is one daughter. Mary Elizabeth, born Satur- the rolls of which are all Marine
his at Pearl Harbor. Many like of five brothers in the service all day. Dec II.
wind inflated own parachute Lt. and Mrs Richard Gleenon Corps pilots in air operational
a
and hauled him up on a beach. Lieut. Robert F. Calrow PBY Instructor of whom are graduates of the Na- son, Richard Hatter, born Sunday. Dec training and enlisted personnel be-
Elwell is a modest hero. "Things at Jacksonville, spent last val Academy at Annapolis. 12.Lt. ing trained as air crewmen, as-
happened so fast," he says, when Christmas in much more grim' surroundings Captain Crommelln Is the old- daughter. and. Mrs Linda George Leah E born, Pitta mm. a sembly and repair, et cetera.
Sunday.
asked about the event, "that any. than a continental I est of the file fighting brothers., Dec. 12.AEM3c.
thing I did was purely instinctive.I training base.Lieutenant. Prior to attending the U. S. and Mrs. Robert Ridings a
didn't have a chance to think." Calrow.s _[> a_ t _r u .i Naval Academy he was a member 12.son Robert James, born Sunday Dec. AVERAGE AGE

squadron last December was of the student body at the AMMlc and Mrs. Ernest W Me-
!stationed In the cold and fog- University! of Virginia. ybe..or"l.ErM.t \\ayne. born Sun- OF GENERALSIS

Civilian News bound Aleutian Islands, one of The youngest brother, Lieut day Ensign and: Mrs. James B. Black a 51 YEARSFor
the most dreary spot In the Quentin C. Crommelin, is attachedto daughter, Ann. born Mondav. Dec. 13.
world. "We had our Christmas a unit at the Naval Auxiliary Lt and Mrs Thomas McConn. a
Stork A Air Station, Green Cove Springs, daughter, Neva Edmundson, born Monday every 6,636 men and officersin
Drops dinner during a patrol flight over Dec nJ3. the U. S. Army there is one
Fla.
Attu Island," he remembers Mr. Mrs. Clark McHugh. a
"The menu consisted of cold Captain Crommelln, in a United daughter Claudette Rita born Monday. General, the War Department an-

BlockBusterBy !sandwich meat, soda crackers, Press story commenting upon the Dec. 13.Printer. nounced.
2c and Mrs Charles T. Greer The of the
I 1,114
average age
Pattie Fontaine BennettMr. powdered coffee and some fruitcake sinking of the Liscome Bay, said, a daughter. Cynthia Diane born Tues. Generals is 51. .
a neighbor had sent me "After the explosions started she day. Dec. 14,
and Mrs. J. A. McSwain, was a flaming torch from stem to Lt.: and Mrs Easton H. Cash a The youngest general on active a
from back home. daughter! Sandra Lee born duty is Brig. Gen. Edward J. Tim-
1431 Cumberland Road, have seemingly stern. Dec. 15.AMM3e. Wt'dnUday.//
tried to keep a secret from "About 15 minutes before we got Captain Crommelin, according to and Mrs James .. berlake, who is 33. There are 15
me, but at last I cornered him and over the island an Army Libera- the United Press story, was just daughter Judith Ann. born Wednesday, Generals on active duty who are
tor bomber had run into a flock Dec. 15.Warrant. under the of 40.
age
found that the old long legged stepping from a shower when the
Officer
and Mrs Lawrence
of Zeros there. But by the time In the Air Forces 64
bird left a very fine son, six torpedo hit. "There was a tremendous McBraver, a daughter Donna Gayle separate
pounds, two ounces and they have we arrived they had all gone and blast," he said, "one explosion born Wednesday Dec 15. per cent of the General Officersare
named him Joseph Ray. Indicen- we had our Christmas dinner in setting off others on the AS and Mrs. James N Mobley. a under 50 years of age.
daughtei Svlxla
Louise, born Thun-
tally he's about old enough to be comparative peace. I think I'll hangar deck. Some debris hit me day. Dec 16' Of the 1,114 General Officers,
a metalsmlth before I could pry enjoy it a little more this year in the head as I stepped out of the Lt. and Mrs. Abraham Kobien a 971 come from the Regular Army
however." daughter, Susan, born Thursday Dec Promotion List. Outstanding
this good news from his 'Pappy'who cabin. A couple of dead men were 16.
is a capable metalsmlth in In accordance with Navy De- in the passage and I could smell ..a among reserve officers now servingas
Shop 27 SS. The young man arrived partment policy the operational burning flesh. General Officers is Maj. Gen.
on Oct. 14.Personnel training command will grant short "As I opened the door the flames Post Office Is Not James H. Doolittle, who led the
j Christmas leaves to ten percent of in air raid on Tokyo. I
swept scorching side
my right ,
its personnel, giving deserving- face shoulders and arms. Storage Room, Mac! Of the general Officers appointed
Relations Division sailors and marines a chance to "I thought I was done for." from the Regular Army, 437
Nellie Fortson spent an enjoy spend at least part of the holiday The press account said that Captain Don't leave your Christmas are graduates of West Point while
able vacation at Annapolis, Mary season with their families. I Crommelin climbed out on a packages in the Post Office, whichis 15: per cent of the total number
land visiting with her brothers For the 90 per cent who must gun and jumped 45 feet into the busy as a bee hive now and of General Officers in the Army
who are attending the Naval stay "aboard", however there area water. "One kid joined me in the needs your co-operation to relieve are graduates of the U. S. Naval
Academy. She visited in Washing number of special holiday events jump," he said. "He didn't have the holiday congestion. --'- t

ton with friends while en route. scheduled that will not Interfere anything on-except a tin hat. All hands are directed upon receipt More than 2,000 Norwegian sea.
Nickle Kausnicka was called to with the regular training pro- "One of the magazines let go of a notice that a registered' men have gone down with their
her home in Iowa on account of the gram. and I felt eight or 10 explosionsand C O. D. or insured letter or parcel ships carrying cargoes agaln the

sudden death of her father.A I But through all the celebrationit then saw the ship settle by the is being held for them at the Axis, but 16,000 of them still man
newcomer to our midst is will remain unmistakably a stern still aflame, then roll slightly Station Post Office to call for it I Norwegian vessels In Allied ser
Patsy Summers from Florence wartime Christmas. Most of the and go down." immediately. vice.

Alabama. She formerly worked in I men and women of the NAOTC After clinging to a piece of cork -- -

Washington, D. C. will be on duty far fromtheir about two feet long, Capt. Crom- St. Nicholas Will Soon Be Here
Townsend left Sat- I
Sylvia us on homes and families on Christmasday melin finally reached a life raft
urday after a sojourn of over two and overhanging all is the with 25 or 30 others according to
years with the PRD-LB and is I the press dispatch. The was I
fact that by next December 25 group i C1A
leaving next week to her family ,
join picked
hundreds of student pilots now receiving up by a destroyer almost I
who have moved to Los Angeles
training will have become within sight of Makin.

California. battle-seasoned veterans on war --
Mrs Walter Lynch is going on
fronts stretching all the
leave beginning Monday. Mrs. from Bougainville to Berlin. way Sunday Organ Concert
Lynch expects to take in the
The first in a series of
monthly
Orange Bowl in the Magic City. -- I
I organ: concerts will be held in the
-i- Over The TopA I All-Saints Chapel at the Station

Murphy's A Good Name ForKonstamptypliotanczylcowslci new one-day record was set this Sunday afternoon at 4 p. m.

on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, With Tom Perkins, ARM3c. formerly I
by Navy personnel in the purchaseof with the Philadelphia Opera
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Company, as featured vocalist Hal'
r
War bonds the total sales for
The new cook stood before his the single day reaching $22,232,518, Weiss, Specialist(Wlc.) will offera ry ,fr v' R RL Ry
first sergeant in the First Student. Secretary of the Navy Frank variety of classical and semi-
Training Regiment of the Infantry -I Knox announced. The goal' had classical numbers the last Sundayof
School at Ft. Benning, Ga."You're been originally set at $15,000,000. every month. <

er, ah-" Penaacola headed the list of Naval --- .
"Yes, that's me," the new cook .. ,
Air Stations with a total of Yard Dept. NewsThe 2 I
supplied. "Kinda tough name to $491,006, followed by Quonset

spell. It's Konstamtypliotanczkow-" Point, Rhode Island, with $385.275: Yard Department welcomestwo iJ./ ... ..,, \\ :
ski Private Karzymerz J. and Corpus Christi!, Texas, with new officers: Ens. Donald' G ..:
"What's the J for?" Ford, USN It.
$367.819 Jacksonville was fourth new Diving Officer
"I rightly: don't know for sure." with 335000. and Machinist Louis A. Kurtn { .. "

"What do they call you for-er USN Ret). '41 'J "
short?" Ace Lieut. J. W. A. Smith Is wearing:! '
"Most Kon-owski." C(*i',t Guard -
n happy smile these clays Why'His
"Well; Murphy, you're assignedto Louis Klein, the St. Louis Car- family Is here now to share I B Zoller. cleik-ln-ch-ge of the NATTCen post office mailing
the 20th Company." dinals' youthful second baseman, is Christmas with him. I 'room struggles with the mass influx of Christmas packages' that en-
1 And' Konstamptypliotanczykow- wearing' a new uniform nowadays. Have you noticed the Seaman 'ulfed his organization du-ing the past week. The NATTCen
ski, possibly the longest name in Klein joined ,the U. S. CoastGuard Guard's two ChiKmas: trece" I I is the general: receiving point for mall for all naval activities posjffice i<.
the U. S. armed services, became and is undergoing!; seaman on the n"rth'slcle of thel I;he Jackronvjlle aua, including the naval air station, auxiliary fields,
Murphy. training nt St. Augustine, Fla. building. i It laval afi tunneis' school and Maypott auxiliary air facility.




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Senate has stamped its approval -

on a measure to provide a 4

mustering out pay ranging from
I
QUESTIONS $200 to $500 for men and womenin '
the armed forces and the bill

will become law if the House votesin
:
1. You don't find any of them
favor of it as expected.
. in alphabet but find
soup you
' Under the measure, $500 wouldbe
" them in and radio a
newspapers
to '-'ch and +
paid ( man woman fi
broadcasts, so should be
you
who had served 18 months
or more
able to translate at least five oi i
overseas or in Alaska. One third of
these seven sets of Initials: OPA,
the would be termi- :
sum paid on
WAC, ODT, WAVES, AMG, WLB +
nation of service and the remain
and WMC.
der in two monthly installments ;,> e ,
2. The Associated Press named The mustering out pay wouldbe

Otto Graham Bill Daley, Creighton $100 for 12 to 18 month overHeat -
Miller and Bob Odell as backson hervlce and $300 for less
the 1913 All-American football
than one year oversea Persons
team. For what school did each who served more than 12 monthsIn

of these stars perform this season? this country would get $300 ti 1

Get three out of four. and those! serving lens than one .

3. Army pilots fly B-17's. P-47's, year $200.
and B-25's while Navy pilots fly The payments would be madeto

TBF's, F4F's and SBD's. What is all persons up to and includingthe k
the name of these planes? Get Army rank of colonel and the -
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four out of six. Navy rank of Captain. i i

4. There are Japs in all these May Get Bonus Later

. places-Rabaul, Hong Kong, Sing- Before the Senate finally approved -

apore, Thailand, Tokio, Tule Lake the measure, Senator Mc-
and Manila but one .of the sevenIs li"arland (D.-Ariz.), made the point

a bit out of place in the list. clear that action on the measure y I Ik

. Which and why? would not preclude later consideration -
of bonus legislation for serv-
:5. Say, Mac, haven't you seen
ice men and women. Democratic
this girl where before?
some
-' Leader Barkley (Ky.), agreed, as-
You've seen her on the screen portraying -
serting that the mustering out
pay-
her famous "Masie" roles I
ment was intended only to aid
and her initials are A. S. Now can
you Identify this eyeful! service personnel in readjustmentto I Now you've seen everything:, Mac' Here's Betty Bridge, a pretty blonde barber shearing: the locks of

....... civilian life. S2c Fred W. Faris. Betty is working in the enlisted men's barber shop in the Recreation Bldg. And
: If those sailors in line for one of Betty's haircuts seem mighty interested in barbering all of a sudden.
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Advancements In RatingsAt Sailors To the SoldiersYou've PLANS SPECIAL

I Pt NAS JacksonvilleThe XMAS SERVICES

all heard about "Rosy .. ...
the Riviter", but now sailors we Continued from page ...
following Is a partial list of ad-
vancements In idling during the monthof want you to meet Betty the Bar- pie of a volunteer caroling; chorus

December: will sing at various stops and the
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To COX-Ellsha F. Adams. Marlon ber.She's
II. Bacon Warren E. Barelss. Sidney C. Betty Bridge, a vivacious Naval Hospital early ChristmasEve.
Beach, Jr., Herman G. Carstens. JosephL. five-foot-four blonde, who is now will
Cleary.: James G. Golf Sidney L. They meet at the Protestant
Halstead. Donald J. Koelbl Edward H, wielding scissors and razor in the
f Chapel at 1900 and at the
Hugh McLachtan, Jr., Philip T enlisted men's barbershop in the
I 1)y) Meehan. John J. Donnell.. Frank J. I Recreation Building just duringthe conclusion of the tour, join the
Sharkey Robert A. Shoemaker Lewis biff outdoor carol
Warwick. Alton II.VHIUnis, Norman Christmas rush season. sing at NATTC,
.. JroI II. Zellf/. I, A former ventriloquist in a De- scheduled for 2100. Everybody is

k4 ki' To CK2c-Rufus Fletcher, Reed liar* troit night club before she movedto invited to share this observance
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rls. Archie Henderson Arthur Smith, Florida with her mother, Bet
Leroy Woods either in
ty learned how to cut hair at the participation or appre

Jones To CK3c-James Starling Lyons P., James Hill. Russell Walter, Florida Barber College She ciation. Frank Marsteller, SpW( );

Woodrow U'lUon. made her professional debut by Ic, is in charge of the arrange

a To CMlc-Edmund S. Sofka. trimming soldiers at the Army a ments.
To ENUc-Slevenkon R. Batchow. barbershop at Camp Blandln I
To KM3c-Cyrus H. Brooks. Jr.. Ed- With "Adeste Fldells" the
combined
6. In what cities are these radio ward F Garrison Paul Craddock The Jax Air News asked Betty t d chorus of St. Edward's
stations located ; WLW WON. Ralph Moore William L. Mullen, Clinton for a one-minute interview and Chapel
IDIVand U, Schoeneman. Ralph' A. Welst. will open its Christmas Eve
KMOX WJZ, WSB, here it is:
To MOMM1C-Thomas Anson: Milton ... "' s ceremonial at 2315, Friday night.
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WOR? Name at least five out of W. Shokes. Perry K. Snow. Clifford O. Reporter: Please lay that razor '- Other English carols will follow
the seven. Taj lor. David H. \Vllllamson. down, Babe and answer a few Betty Bridge
To MMlc--Stanley J. Olsen l until midnight introducing the
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questions. How men have
7. Sugar coupon No. 29 is now To MM2c-Kiederlck J. Hart John many celebration of solemn high mass,
valid for five pounds of sugar, but J. Power, John J. Sullivan. Ji. you ever clipped in one" day? i Use V Mail For Fast for which the men's choir will fur.
on what has a limit of five min To PhMlc-Alfred T. Aaionson, Ollen Betty: "Over 23. nish
special music. Solos
A. James O. Ixmrlmoie. by Dick
Kenneth
Clay.
Reporter: You've bartered for
utes been placed in order to help S: Miller John I'. Serrott. Jr. Merrill, USMCR, will be featuredat
the war effort? To PhM2c- r\\. E, Agan, Jr., Ola the Army and the Navy. Is there Delivery Overseas both services.
M. Chauncy. Klldoo. Jr.: Ernest any difference between a soldier Fourteen
8. "Flight", "Squadron" and Mcelrath. William JI. Rice Christopher and a sailor? Improvement in the U S. Navy masses on Christmas
"Wing" are terms that designate L. Rosser, Robert W. Travn" Day will be held at halt hour Interval
certain formations of organizationsof To PmM3c-Joe B. Crookshank:, Grace Betty: "Oh. a lot of difference. V-mail service has cut delivery from 0600 to 1100, and

our fighting forces. Which C. Keisten. Ronald R. Klefer James That' why I quit at IlUndlng time by a large margin, the Navy from 1630 to 1730. Confession
R. KInball Catherine M. Klu*/:. John B. and came to the Naval Air Sta
contains the largest number of .11'D Muriel A Neun, George vOJ- tion." -. Department announced recently will be hard Thursday and Friday .
planes? born S.: Sinclair. [. from 1600 to 1800, from
Watson. Kenneth J. Wright ___L Jfr m For instance, Navy V-Mall letters -
9. We don't expect you to remember 1830 on, and during: all the
all of En lad'd's poet laureates -- 2! For Louisiana Vote I now reach addressees In Alas- trtaa'-es.

but we do hope you'll recall Double CelebrationNAS ka in six days, in England in eight At the All Saint's[ Chapel Protestant .
these did not achieve ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Attention, all Navy men and
which one of days and it's 12 days to Africa, services will include
that honor: John Masefield, Ben GA.The Station will celebrate women from Louisiana! Central Pacific and Samoa, 14 Christmas carols and communionat

Johnson, Alfred Tennyson, Charles Christmas and its first anniversary Primary elections for the State 2300 Christmas Eve, and a special
Dickens, and William Wordsworth practically at the same time. St. of Louisiana will be held 18 Jan days to South and Southwest Pacific Recruit service at 1000 Christ.

? One of the group is not a Simons Naval Air Station Is one uary and 29 February. All servicemen and 15 days to Australia, mas morning, to which all are wel

poet. year old on 22 December.Lt. whose voting residence is New Zealand and New Caledonia. come.
Comdr. Wharton Sinkler and in Louisiana and who wish to votein
10. Can you name the states In the interest of expediting the Harold Weiss SpWlc.) at the
these men represent now in the Lt. James Sinkler said s'long to these elections should request organ, and Tom Perkins, ARM3c,
each other on June 15. 1942, when absentee ballot application post delivery of all mall to and from
United States Senate: Carl Hatch, Baritone, will provide solos in special
Claude: Pepper, Joseph Ball, Rob- James entered the Navy. The cards. These ballots may be secured foreign ports, the Navy is urging arrangements for the concertof

ert Wagner, Hiram Johnson, Allan brothers are ain here by request from the Secre- correspondents to send three out Christmas music at 1600 in the
'Barkley. Get three out of six. for Lt. Sinkler reported aboard tary of State Baton Rouge, La. of every five letters by V-mail. It chapel Christmas afternoon

last week. Free mail priviledge may be used. lightens the airmail loads. suu Children; 10 Greet santa
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(ANSWERS ARE PRESENTEDON
Comdr. R. R. Marken, Senior,
PAGE 8) Chaplain, states that .

CT| j I Maj. Foss Is Still America's No. 1 Air AceMajor ly intentions 300 children of attending have signified approximate.the annual their

Commercial Bulletin Station Christmas Party in the

Main Station Auditorium at 1400.
S FOR 8AI.K : Joe Foss, 23-year-old I|I Listing the nation's leading aces, Comdi. John S. Thach. Fordyee. Ark., Christmas Day following a turkey .
Gibson tenor banjo. A. Schulz S2c. Lt Elbert; S. McCuskey, Stuttgart,
Sioux stands at the United Press Comdr. John
'L Ext. 783. T-4. City flier, top names Ark.. and Lt. Comdr Edward H. dinner for all families, under the
Cocker Spaniel pup. Ideal Xmas of the growing list of Americanair I S. Thach Type Training Coordi- O'Harc, 6 apiece. direction of Lieut. Henry O'Keefe
El ft. Registered. Harry Davies Sk3c. aces at the end of two years of nator and Fleet Liason officer for USNR.
Marine
Size p', 26 Service Men's Ashore bicycle. Sturdy frame war according to an United Press NAOTC here, who is credited with Corp There will be a Christmas tree
Lt. Kenneth A. Walsh Washington
Two new tlrei AH II I $35 cash Contact box score of enemy planes shot shooting down six planes. Lt. El- D. C. 20.MaJ. on the stage. Santa, who will fly:
Mrs. P. K. Bennett Shop 23. A down by U. S. Pilots. bert S. McCuskey, former flight : Gregory Boylnglon, Okitnogan in by Navy plane, will distribute
& R, or Phone 2-or.ll after :3.JO: p. m. instructor at the Naval AuxiliaryAir Wash., 21.MaJ. his
*" MaJ. I"ON" H officially credited gifts to the children as they
Norfolk, Va.,
WANT TO nt'Child' \ John U Smith
with destroying 26 Japanese Station, Green Cove Springs, 19. are called to the stage by age
B.!Randolph play pen.St..F.NAS L. Cullender.134C planes and be shares the all time also is chalked up with six planes. Maj: Marlon E. Carl, Woodfcurn groups. Decorations are being-
Here are the top aces, listed Ore. 17.Lt. .
handled
MMT: top spot with Capt Eddie Kick- Wilbur J, Thomas. El Dorado by a committee headedby
Two ladles coals at A & R dance at enbacker, who downed 26 enemy by United Press-all of whom have Has., IS. Lieut. W. W. Knight, and the
the County Armory Saturday, aircraft In the! first World War. seen combat against the Japanese Army program for the party is directedby
c.D .VUII oo
4. exchange coats weieleft -aud the number of planes to .
lectured Sta-
MaJ. FOSM at this Lieut. Raymond As.
In the check room and aieery 1iCapt. Richard I. Bong, Poplar, Wls., Forsberg
similar to the lost coat If parties tion e\eral{ months ago. their credit: sistant Welfare Officer. o'
who have the lost coats will kindlyet An ace is generally recognizedas Navy Capt. Thomas G. Lanphler, Jr., Detrit. WAVES will' have guests at
In touch with us they may receive Lt. Stanley W. Vejtasa, of. Circle, 17.
has
n sir own coats In exchange Dewrlplons. any flier who at least five Mmt. !l: Col. David L. Hill. Hunt. Tex. their Christmas turkey dinner at
; wool coat light tan color about enemy planes to his credit United ar.9.N)401 A. M. Gayler. Noll la.Bremerton. 16 definite 20 probables.MaJ. the WAVES Galley, from 1100 to
size 14: fur coat, dark brown color Press says The armed services do Wash. 8.Lt. George S. Welch, Wilmington I 1300, when festive decorations, music

37-A bout: C.size tWJ.fa: tlnt..Shop Whldrton.:27 end Shop M. not yet have a complete file of aces M() .. and Arthur Lt. J.Ifayden FtrosfUld. ,Jensen Bronnlna, M.:; Del MaJ I 16.Thomas J, Lynch, Cataaaqua. I and dancing: will mark the occasion .

C. Johnson Shop 14. in this war, the news service added. Paul Minn., 7 each Pa., 16. : as a MERRY CHRISTMAS

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t .: Telephone Extension 8542 t Ate... ., Seaman Joe Long yawned wearily as

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. he let himself down from his bunk. His
\ Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the Public .
}. Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies' steps were heavy as he walked into the
are distributed free ot charge to enlisted and other Naval washroom and brushed the rich foamy
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air ,
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gun- lather on his face The blade pulled a
r. ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the HeadQuarters -
ot the Naval Air Operational TraininCommandand little and he saw the blood trickle be-

I the Naval Air Technical-l Training; Center; low his right sideburn.

1 ; Rear Admiral Andrew C. Training R VERY MERRY io .. But Joe wasn't paying much attention to
I \ ". Chief ot Naval Air Operational CHRISTMAS MRT o that now. His thoughts were far away and

Captain Arthur Gavin, USN, ............... the long streak of blood running down to his
"tf Commandant, chin seemed to indicate stow indifferent he was
I : Jacksonville Naval Air Station to the things around him. After all, what did

l Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN 4 &fflL it matter? Here he was more than a thousand
Commanding Officer : miles away from home and just another sailor
I \ \\ u, S. Naval Hospital in uniform

: Captain JOAeph B. Lynch A-VG), USNR. Ills mind drifted to a scene exactly a year
Commanding Officer .-- ago. The whole family around a Christmas
I 1 Naval Air Technical Training Center y.1 tree weighted down with all sorts of color-

1 Commander Edward E. Dolecek USN, ful decorations-Dad, with his long briar

[, Naval Commanding Air Gunner'Officer School pipe clutched tightly In his mouth trying
I d --- hard to keep calm. Mother, always busy
Lieut. Co!. Chester L. Gawne USMC (Ret), SOfRY You. OROrr10 LcxeLv INDMGC mother, getting so much done In such little
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/ Commanding Marine Barrack Officer OWE Or MINE, time, especially with the Christmas turkey,
--- t1. cranberry sauce and no many other delicacies. -
j, XJeut. Col. William T. Evans USMC (Ret). .' Mary, his big sister' who always liked
Commanding Officer a to sleep except on Christmas morning when
Marine Aviation DetachmentCommander
she jumped' about Impatiently waiting: for
,1 t William H. Ashford. Jr., USN o the others to come In the living room antI
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Commanding Officer begin the distribution of the Christmas gifts.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Spring
! t A I' And little Robert who still believed In Santa

Commander William O. Burch USN, : Claim and who got a big kick out of every
Commanding Officer thing he got
I Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field
cAa4 I But suddenly the smile froze on Joe's face.

Service r He gulped a few times as the tears started _.
i The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper I +. .-'
material. Republication of credited matltr prohibited s forcing their way into his blue eyes. What
I 1 I without permission of CNS War Department, 205 E. about Ray, the big brother he had always triedto
42nd St.. N. Y. C.
;, :f imitate and whose life had always been a
Dec. 25 Picked As Xmas
pattern for his. He'd never see another ChristI
.L".w.I mas tree again. Not where he was.


Much I cold Joe and wiped weak his all face over.mechanically Of course there but he was felt a

; .! hyri ni Day After Strife chance that but why try to fool himself?

It wasn't. very often that when a person was
i I :News andViews frmtStatioh I reported as missing that he ever turned up
Saturday Is Christmas Day and stant "feuds" on these two dates,
again. That was Just a nice way to tell you the
k 1 soldiers, sailors and marines here many of them emphasjzing that bad news. Casualties had been heavy on that j

c/# UV'-_ j and abroad will pause momentarily Christ's Baptism" was his "birth destroyer, the newspapers had said, and it had
I. after the flesh, so it was the birth been months since Mom had received that
from their duties to observe -
military of the spirit and not the flesh.
telegram "Regret to Inform you that your
one of the two most im- However, in spite of disagree ."
By Commander H. K. Marken, ChC, USN portant holidays in the Christian ment-sometimes violent- Christmas son i
Oh, what Christmas this to
i world. a was going
Day was included in Rome
: The Heart Of Christmas"There There will be no dissension as with Easter and Epiphany "when be.Christmas lie wondered why he had ever enjoyed

to whether Dec. 25 Is the right day the theatres would be closed." But before There was. nothing muchto
is born unto you this day in the City of in which to celebrate the birth of as late as 053 the birth feast (our It. Just like another dll Everything before -

David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord". That Christ. But it wasn't so in the present Christmas) was merely a to believe had been In It.an illusion lie had been a fool i

announced the fact to the years before the fifth century. part of the Baptismal Feast which
is the the angel
way Since Christmas was not among was held on Jan. 6. He bumped into Pete Duncan as he pushedthe
shepherds It is the record of what happened two the earliest festivals of the Church, In Britain Dec. 25 was a festi- door into Ship's Service

thousand years ago. there was no general agreementas I val day even before the people "Say why don't you watch where you're

Many this Christmas Season will get along very to the day when the celebra- were converted to Christianity, going, mate?" Pete, who was a little older

well without Christ. They will have no room for tion should be held. Three dates I But in 1644 a special act of Par- than the rest of the boys, began. Then recog- )
were equally supported by various I lement specifically forbade the j' nizing Joe he laughed; "I should have known it
Him. He will hardly be in their thoughts. They will g-roups-January 6, March 25, and I celebration of Christmas. CharlesII was you. you big stiff Merry Christmas to

not worship Him. They will not lay their tribute at December 25-and it was with con- however, revived the Christmas Maybe next year at this time we'll be

His feet. They will not crown Him Lord at all. They siderable arguments and discus- celebration, although;: the Scots Tokyo: YOU'I
sions in religious logistics that the continued to adhere to the Puritan
will not see His Star at all. 11 Joe smiled but he knew it was hopeless
present date was finally agreed view of Christmas. e
thousands will keep the Day as cause the smile seemed to die on his face
Thousands upon upon. These Christmas gifts that you he stood there with his mouth half open gap-
A holiday because others are keeping: it, with There was a sharp division of may already have is a custom in ing, saying nothing.

laughter and pleasure, gift-making, and the feast opinion as to whether the Baptism only the Teutonic countries. In "What's the matter Joe. You look downin i
day of Christ, Jan. 6, or his "birthin other parts of the world way
cf the Christmas dinner. That will be their Christmas gifts;: are the dumps. Lonesome for home?"
the flesh" on Dec. 25 should be exchanged on New Year's Day and
Day. They may for a transient moment relate Joe nodded
more emphasized. Prominent writers in some remote sections of the
it to a great historic fact to which their intellects I from 375-450 engaged in con- globe no such custom exists at all "So am I," Pete said softly "But I Just puton

give assent as to any other fact of history But a big front while I can. I guess the war is

that is all. It will only mean that one named Jesus Christi Thanksgiving New Books In little bit more important than we are."
time "I suppose so," Joe returned half-heartedly..
called Bethlehem a long
was born in a place
Mr. and Mrs. William. F. Ma- Pete sat down with him He
in the booth.
It will not mean that He is born again in their nire Station
'. ago. 2417 Grand, believe they have LibraryAdams pulled a package of Phillip Morris from his
hearts. Unless Jesus Christ is the great reality in special cause for Thanksgiving Jumper pocket and eyed Joe carefully. Poor

:your life today, you have missed the great meaningof this year since receiving a letter Fun" with Cards. kid he didn't blame him for feeling low Itwasn't
from their son, Franklin, who is Buckingham, De Shootinest
His birth and the transcendent significance of His easy to take when you lost some one
stationed at Camp Crowder In Mis- Gent'man, and Other Tales dear to "
life, death and resurrection. Has He been born in souri, in which he wrote, "I never Field" Sheriff on the Spot. you."Listen

you? If He has, it means Joy, joy on Christmas, really appreciated my God before Hej'derail, The Wrath of the Joe, I know hat'" on your mind,"
Pete
the service but I Eagles: a Non of the Chetnlks. said placing his hand lightly on Joe'sshoulder
entering know
If He has it means hope, a
,
and joy on day.
every .
"It's
t now He is wonderful. Without Lin Yutang, Between Tears and tough to take, I know Butthere's i
hope that is sure and steadfast. knowing our God I can hardly see Laughter. going to be a lot of people like you

f What is the heart of Christmas What is the how one can get by. I see so much Mitchell, MrSorlej's Wonderful I before this thing is' over. Lots of mothers,

Christmas spirit? It is the spirit of love. It is love drinking, hear so much swearing, Saloon i wives, brothers, and sisters who are going to. '
for but I don't seem to be temptedby Nathan, But Gently Day. wish that they had never been born tI:
to our Lord, expressing itself In a practical way but you see well, I ain't making -
these fellows. I pray every night O'Connor, ed., Baseball, 1043: so good on
His sake. What is loving Jesus Is it just a sentimental for your safety and happiness. I Official :Major and Minor League I. speeches" but I've got It figured out this 1

emotion that shows itself in certain acts realize now how lucky my sister Records 1C way.

of worship-say like singing hymns and saying and I were to be brought up in a Pratt, The Barefoot Mailman He took a long pull on his cigarette, then

< and going to church? No! One may do all Christian home. A person has to Selby, Starbuck.Weaver I turned to Joe again who was munching on his
.. prayers be gone for awhile to appreciatehis End of Track toast half-heartedly. ,
this and not be a real lover of our Lord. "If ye love
home and his parents. I thinkof "In a big thing like this some of us have
Commandments". The heart of Christmas -
me, keep my you both constantly, and am I got to be hurt," Pete continued. "Right now,
: is practical work. Do something. I Divine Services I
"Inasmuch as ye did it unto one of these my longing for the nights "when the it's you, tomorrow it might be me, or Bob.
brethren, even the least ye did it unto me". The lights will go on again. who knows? But think what would have happened :iJ

things we do for men, women and children are done '-t I'r..e........ Chapel .Mu.IU. Head and if we hadn't been able to fight back :!
for our Lord and are so accepted by Him. First WAVE Cooks And IllrnilngliitmTPHUP.. like some of the other countries over there?
Charles Dickens saw in the Christmas time a 0730-HolY Communion Where do you think your brother would be ...
challenge for love to let Itself out. Men should cul- Bakers Are Graduated C$30-Hrcrult Divine nrvlc. I now? Where would we all be? Working, may-
0930: -Training Center Divine
; ; aerv- be
for those Iwon't
"God loved \ slinky, double-crossing-well,
tivate and display the giving spirit. so Ice
: the world that He gave"--to mankind, to you, and to NEW YORK.-The first 15 0930-Sunday School (small chapel say it, this being Christmas but i
graduates of the Navy's only ) don't "
F His you see what I mean, Joe?
He had. His only son,
very
:me-the greatest gift Cooks' and bakers' school for lio'o-Ceneral Divine service,
aell. No mother ever loved her Christ as God loves WAVES have already replacedmen 1845-Ve"per service C..tl..ed en pat five :1t
men. By example and precept, He showed what the Cut hollo Ckuprli !Mwstln Plead andlllrmlnKbmn .
in the galleys of the U,S.S. AvrnMr. .lhia+s
heart of God was like. "He went about doing i good". Hunter, WAVE boot
And to imitate Him in that is within the reach of camp. 0(30-Maca.
Starting with more previous culinary 0700-Mann.

al1.That is the heart of Christmas. Let it be spent ( experience than the usual 0830 0930--Maai.Mans. From Other Papers I
Navy cook, the girls have causedLt.
for others, If enough of us spend it that way, the Gerald Blosser, Commissary 1100-Mass,
world may be made over. Be kind to those in your Christian ffrlritrr rvlri Must In
Officer to waver somewhat in his teat mid nil-mine hum Aren.*,
neighborhood remembering there are lonely heartsto You Can See
contention that men make better 1100-Small rhapel.
Think of the for Christmas is
cherish., poor
cooks than women. Jewish H..ul..e tu.tla! Head ...! '
rather a time of sadness for them. Let our Christmas at- lllrmliiKham **..... (email chapel If a flyer uses the night-adapter glasses faithfully -
be all this year around. Let the joy bells ring Its amazing how much he can see,
through all the months. This la the way to do it The Bible is still used ,in the 1730-Sabbdth service (Friday), the darkest nights. And if we condition our even.

Give Jesus a place at the table in your heart crown I Navy for the swearing of the court, OHIO 2000) -H.tbbath l>evollons service <( <(<
Saturday)
Him a* jour Soul-King, and let ills love make every I judge advocate, recorder and,wit- 1 )00) -Devotions ( Sunday ) Cecil xve will see of the hidden plan' of God. SKYWRITER -

daya day of joy In your life. : nesses in court martlals Fjeld. : Pasco, Wash..n '
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\ \ J-I\t : This being Christmas we feel in such a "goodwill" spirit,
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R .. +ftIiw that it is with reluctance that we tell our "tales out of school."

But since "the show must go on," let's light up our pipes and

cigarettes (cigars, if you happen to catch a couple of the boys

who just made chief) and get on with our stories.A .
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big, blustering sailor walked into the Main Dispensarya

... )a few days ago to donate his blood. While waiting, he amused
himself and the others around
.. .. him by declaring that giving your I turned out he was grounded in

.-.... blood was a very simple] matter. Atlanta and the last we heardhe
.. In loud, gruff tones he did everything was trying to get train or bus
o to impress everyone that I connections so he could get home
he could really "take it." before his leave ran out.
Finally Jiis turn came. He lay
on the table provided for the blood I ROSES-Many beautiful rose!
donors and the corpsmen proceeded to the Post Office Directory for
: to take his blood. When it was performing a difficult task with
all over, the huge sailor pushed honors. Only two days ago a let;
himself off the table and then ter came addressed to a man withno
-- fainted dead away. other Identification but "USNR,
Jacksonville, Florida." Strange as
-. It'll be "Higher and Higher" it may seem, the letter was delivered
i i with Frank Sinatra at the Station to the proper person.
r- Theatre next Monday. Realizingthe
chaotic effects that the "All The fine Job being done by the
Y' or Nothing At All" singer has on Directory does not mean, however,
any feminine audience, the medical that letters should continue to be
department, it is reported, will improperly addressed. Continue to
provide qualified corpsmen to give I write all your correspondents and
proper attention to all swooning stress to them that they include
W'.VES your complete address. Let's make
the Job of the Directory easier,
Also, the Welfare office Is goingto even if they seem to be able to
keep[ close tab on the attend- handle even the most impossible
ance totals for the Frank Sinatra problems successfully.
show to see how it compares with
other, pictures shown on the station S\IOKIES-The: latest cold wave
You will find the results in has really eaten up on the oil supply
11 this column next t\eek of men living ashore .
Some of them arc having trouble

/ The boys over at Ship's Store getting larger allotments Maybe -
Ashore insist that they have the all of us can't be home this
"cutest" WAVE on the strtion I Christmas but at least we're still
1 They challenge any other depart- in the United States during this
ment or division to prove other- Holiday season Think of the
\ t t wise. boys out in the Pacific Some of
tap them may not even see a Christ

\ \ A Cumberland Road resident is man tree War or no war,
\ quite heated up about the drivers Christmas is Christmas and we for
-.r- who insist on "driving like sixty" one are happy that it comes at
through the project. One of them least once a year It is the
,y killed his dog a few days ago. most Inspiring period of the year
and stands for ono of the basic

things we are fighting for so,
Coxswain! Jerry Jacob, of Lake
A NEAT PACKAGE FOR mates, from the bottom of
Worth, ria., will be honored on my
ALL YOU G. I. ADMIRALS his Holiday leave this )'t'8r. He heart I wish. you all "MERUY
-FROM JAX AIR NEWS, will receive the :Masonic Lodge CHRISTMAS": and hope that a
I'ast Master Pin In recognition of sear from now, things will be
the( high post that he held in the lookjng even better than they are
Lodge before coming into the today. SMOKING: LAMP'S OUT)
anq_ f MITOti( *' service.' I -"= -
"rich; + I94J y Md''M. C..:iff. J.itfUitJ by C*., M.v, q., kvica C&/FF/ I Mary knew a little lamb

Ed Walsh, sports editor of the "Whose love she much preferred.
Jax News thought he was getting But she wouldn't wait, and so she
a break the other when he
always smart about things like off with a flourish: day wedA
His Best Christmas took a plane to Chicago. As it wolf who'd been deferred.
that, and I'm proud of him for "Then what the hell am I worrying -I
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C..U..cI From raKe Four it Well, thanks again, Pete, about i i -

Joe looked up from his coffee, and Merry Christmas!" Good Logic "Heavenly Body"There

"it doesn't matter to me now. Rayis Pete. wasn't smiling any more Early in the Attu campaign, the
gone and who knows what will as J,e went bounding out of the Yanks evolved an operational rule
door. His Jaw sagged and his
happen to me, so ." shoulders drooped as he took the of thumb: "If you see soldiers on
a mountainside, don't shoot Theyare
"You know you don't mean crumpled telegram from the inside !
American.
If see nothing,
. that," Pete returned fiercely pocket of his pea coat and read look out That's you where the Japs
"You're Just brrken-hearted now, the tenth time "Deeply regret to I are!"
but you'll see what I mean aftera Inform you that jour son, Nathan
while. Besides, the telegram] only Joseph Duncan, was killed in action Good On Figures
said he didn't it? somewhere on the Italian '
was missing,
A
youngster had been called be- :
There is a chance of his coming front. ."
fore a draft board. He was being l
,, a
,. back ." =
questioned after the medicos had
"It's easy for you" to talk] jouhaven't pronounced him hard as a rock, .E-
lost anyone. BreezesSalty sound as a dollar, and fit for
Pete's lips tightened and it seem- military fien Ice. .
ed now that he was speaking with "
"Can write?
Humor From you queried the
some effort. chairman.
"Listen, Joe, don't ever forget Here And There "X opt'."
that jour brother was fightingfor "Can you read?"
a cause that Is much bigger r a tk
"Wa-al and I
She'll Know yes no. ran read t
"
than any one of us, he said lossie "What's objective flggers purty well, but I don't do
: a military -
..10"I)'. "That is why we must ?" so good with words."
': never begrudge our fate, no mat- "
Teissie: "Just walk past those "How's that? asked the chair-
ter how difficult It may seem."
man.
Instead, we should thank God sailors on the cornf'r-you'U find "
' out!" "'a-all, take thee here signs
... that we are Americans. Think of 'long the road. When I want ,togo
"i', what our life would have been If somewhar, I can read how fur
.?''; we had been born a Pole, a Two's A Crated but not wliur." k
1;"';' Frenchman, or even a Russian?" Joe "I hear you stayed in rt
1: 'He stopped as if overcome by haunted house last night. What
fr the intensity of his own emotion. happened Battle of Sexes
;..: He felt Joe tugging on his arm Bob: "About 12 o'c/ ' ', r'r' wassaying the wail man's advances and ends by blocking -
: ,: "Thanks a ]lot.. Pete. Joe came through just as if
;. .. excitedly. "Thanks fort there was no wall there' his retreat L' ,
r making me realize] that this is the Joe: "And what did .i/uu dot" -
:;j' best Christmas I've ever had Bob: "1cent thioutjk the other Like Weather '.S"
\ Yes, the best, because, somehow, call the same, tcay." She: "Isn't it funny how. one's
you've made me realize: a lot of thoughts keep pace with the "
things that I never could before Why Worry? weather?" i&d.S "S .: -
"I'm glad, kid." In a Solomns dressing stationa He: "Yes. it's certainly a raw _'
"And I know that wherever Rj'>y Marine sergeant with wound night outside"
Is, he's happy because he kncv in his throat got his sixth; trans- really is no special reason for running' this picture of Hedy:
he fought for all those thirds fusion, made signs for paper and! Depends Lamarr except that this In Christmas and we thought you might like !
you've been telling me about," Joe pencil and wrote: Stubby: "Will you'NEVER, : stop something like this to look at during the holidays. Of course if you
.. was smiling row as a strange light "Will I live? Will I speak?" loving me?" disapprove, you let us know and we'II discontinue ,running pictures of i
began; to thine from his eyes. "I The doctor nodded icasernance Chubby: "\"f'I"',! I have 'an.,0800 this ,kind. At any rate Hedy'a next picture I 13. "Heavenly Body" and
"k",I !sure of that because, Ray we* on both counts. The Marine signal; muster. tonorrowft, will probably arrive at the Station Thcetrc tome time ,soon. .




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k j Lid Is Lifted Boxers Ready for Title Quest in Green Cove Tournament




I I Off Station's i .0




., Court Season ,

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r Firing Opens In Four .5 5 1 '
5
I Leagues; VOVCS Gets r it

I Off To A Fast Start _

I The cork has been pulled out of / e ..
the 1913-41 Station basketball sea-
t : eon by the opening of hostilitiesin 3
two enlisted and two officer

leagues.Basketeers started the ball I Ii

bouncing in the National, Ameri- i II
can, Officers and Student Officers
loops, but the action is not expected -I I'f
to gather full momentum I
;. until after Christmastime when all I :
I $ the teams are fully manned.
Although the cage campaign is
literally still wet behind the ears 1
\t VOVCS got off to an impressive ..Jr
start in the Officers league by producing -
: three wins in a row. In I
.' other league: contests, VPB2 No. 2
shaded Public Works 20 to 19, Potential stars of the NAAS, Green Cove Springs Boxing Tourna- middleweight and D. E. Grant, welter (Center photo) E. G. Herring,
with Wallstrum netting: seven ment work out under the expert direction of Lieut (Jg) Al Mann, | 165, gets in a fast workout with A. M. Curry, light-heavy (right),
f points for the victors. Knight tournament director and former Duke ting star. In left photo, Coach (Right photo) Light-heavyweight P J. Weber is expected to put on a
counted eight points for the van- Mann demonstrates some ring craftsmanship to T. J. Smith (left), I sparkling performance in quest of a championship Gold Medal..
i- quished. Moseley shouldered mostof --
the shooting burden as Recruit
Center buried 0 & G under an ava- Ringsters Taper
lanche of baskets, 60 to 30. Mose- Basket Ball Action To Replace SmokersIn
ley bucketed 23 points. VF 4 &: 5
bested A & R, 28 to 21, as Brown Off For TourneyAt
canned four floor shots.

rien The in upheld standards the American mainly! of Docks-Ter-by Leaguewere Ham-" Green CoveBoxers Main Station Auditorium On 6 Jan.Famous .


brick! Mho whipped 18 points speeded up their work- I
through the ranN in a 32 to 21 outs this week as they preparedto
victory over T-4. bid for titles in the NAAS, All Departments And visions!( Invited
Firing began in the Student Officers Green Cove Springs, Boxing Tour-
'1 circuit with VPB2 No. 1 decisively nament as the aspirants will step Coach Visits To Enter Team In Thur sday: Night Leaguew
defeating VF 4 by 31 to 4. Into the ring for the preliminaries His Son At Station
Henderson, formerly of Georgia on Tuesday, January 4. The new year will bring a ne' entertainment feature to this
Preflight, and Hanson, an ex-eager Two late entries W. T Boyland Ensign Carl Snavely, Jr.. a Station for the Thursday nigh t t Victory Smoker programs areoming
for Whitman College, co-paced the 125 of Security Watch and J. J. Navy flier at this Station, was going out and basketball is CIA ( in.League .
attack.In Toohey, 145, of VF squadron, are recently host to his famou father Station Basketballand to divisionin
the American league, 0 &: G now working out and Lieut. (Jg) Curl Sna\ely, head football special open every
greased the skids under VPB2 No. I Al Mann say they both look like roach at Cornell. department, will function the Mainside Auditorium onHerrin

2, 25 to 14. Richardson and Wells top-notch contestants. The noted grid mentor Thursday nights this winter. The p .
each found the range with nine In a late decision by Coach ed his son here for a week before capers: will start firing for the
points.A Mann it has been decided to split returning north.Tonight's hoop 6 January.Lt. Bowls-
number of teams in the four the welterweight and middleweightranks --_. Raymond Forsberg, Welfareand
leagues have not received their into two divisions. Novices Recreation Officer, announcedthe
baptism under fire as yet and will be placed in one bracket and Smoker discontinuance of the Smokers High Series'Of
only scattered games have been the more experienced boxers In an- after Kid 19 i 4 makes Its debut.
played. Most of the preliminary other, thereby giving contestants a He announced the plans for the
sparring: has been waged in the better chance and the fans more To Feature Films Station League. the WeekThe
Officers loop in which Iverson of evenly-matched contests I "The basketball courts in the
Recruit Center, a former Davidson Competition in the lightheavyclass Auditorium will be available to the: Personnel team moved out
hoopster is top scorer by virtue of has been thrown wide openas ; OfVorId Series men every Thursday," Lt. Fors'
having wrinkled the nets with a N. W. Featsent star of last berg explained. "Every department, to a clear lead of three games in

total of 51 points. Other early year's squad, suffered a broken The highlight: of the special and division is invited to enter its. the Tuesday night: bowling league:
leaders: Moseley Recruit Center. thumb. Three men remain, how Christmas Victory Smoker tonight strongest possible team. Plans through a six-game winning-
43; Kessler, 0 & G 32; Behn, ever, to compete for the Gold : at the Main Station Auditorium call for playing five or six games splurge which saw them shut out
VOVCS, 24; Murphy, VOVCS, 28; Medal title: A. M. Curry, p J. is the presentation ofa each Thursday with the first game
Felder! Recruit Center 40; and Weber and J. A. Cox. motion picture of the 1913 starting: at 1430. both the Docks and Ferries outfit
I Klumpar, VOVCS. 27. --. World Series baseball classic. "The basketball league will replace and the previous co-leaders of the

Officers' LeagueV. L. Pet Great Lakes-Quintet The Smoker gets under way at the Smokers this winter. league, the Instrument Shop of
will be welcome, of
3 0 1awVPB2 1930. Spectators Assembly and Repair.
VQOS No. 2 IOU.. ..) Off To A Fast Start The official films were released course." The' A & R entree managed to
Recruit Center 2 1 ..earO last week for service Action In the Station Basketball -
& G 11 11 ..5: W Great Lakes Navy capers! are men overseas and this Stationis League will have no bear- hold to second place in the leagueby
A#4R'A": 0 1 .()O setting a blistering early season one of the first military establishments Ing on standings for the Com- virtue of taking two out of
ftlhll"Uiki 0 2 .( W pace. in the United mandant's Cup or the Admiral's three games from the third place
A & R "B" 0 1 .aw The Navy five produced its Cup.
States to get: the sound pictures.Lew .
Supply Com. 0 0 .000 Post Office five; hitting 2306 pinsto
fourth victory in as many starts Entries la the Station League
Student Officers' LeagueW Fonseca American league 2286 for their opponents. The
L. Pot by felling Bowling: Green State : promotional director, notified may be made by contacting Lt
VPB2 No. 1 1 0 1,000. 65 tot.. It was the first loss in the Station Welfare and Forsberg In the Recreation Build latter team turned around and hit
VF4(VOVCS. VF5. Gunnery 0 and 1 VPiU aw: seven games for the Kentuckyteam. Recreation Department that the ing.The 2480 pins to down V.0-VCS two out
No. 2 have not pla>'e<1. Forwards Paul Armstrong I films would be presented here cage: plans are being: formulated of three games. To make it a real
American LeagueW. and Herman Schaefer sparked the as requested. The two-reel film Jointly by the Welfare De- merry week, VO-VCS proceeded to
I,. Pet Great Lakes' scoring: splurge. partment under Comdr. Edward
low will give: a 22-minute version of trim Marino Disbursing three
0
Docks-Ferries 1
X-4 0 l .awHospital. --- the series between the St. Louis Mahan and the Physical Training games to none. Whereupon, Marine
( Boat House. Ship's Company Mayport CoachLt. Cardinals and the New York Department under Lt Comdr. Disbursing turned around and
VM Hangar Ships Service, Seaman Yankees. The Cards won, four Lawrence Haskell.
I Guard. Main Galley and Fire Department whipped Docks and Ferries by the
have not played) Clift Snead, former University games to one. Yi4- same score.
t National League of Tennessee cage star and The remainder of the Smoker New Marine Individual honors of the week
W. L. Pot coach at O'Bion, Tenn., high school program will consist of Community I Bill Veeck, president of the went to Harold Herrin of the
O -'& a 1 101 0 law UWvi for eight years, has been named singing and performances Milwaukee baseball team of the Directory Mho hit a 564 w t. lie
A *. R 01 .awVPB2 basketball coach of the Mayport by professional entertainersfrom American Association has enlisted wan closely! followed by John
No. 2 0 1 ..aw, Section Base team this season. Jacksonville. in the Marines. Pot fay, Instrument! Shop| with a
VOVCS VPB2 No 1
T-l(Dls Personnel 1 and Marine. Barracks 637 and Jim Delsandro, VO-VCS,
have not played) I with 555.
-- JOCKEY SWAPS HORSES FOR PLANESFrom The T-4 team held its first place _
position and Engine Overhaul to
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Delsandro Busts Jockey of one-horse to down the five-foot tall 97 Ib.-mite second in the Friday league although
Jockey of 2000-horsepower is a oJ. I exactly three times but the fourth both were taken into camp
Tenpin Records supercharged: task but Frank Don- time he took the bit in his teeth by the Storekeepers. Marino
nelly, aviation metalsmith studentat i and rode them down the weary Guard took two three-game losses
Bowling a series of 713 is like the NATTCenter who has "booted A I recruiting officer finally gave up from T-4 and Engine Overhaul and
.
hitting a home run with the bases 'em home" on most of the na- and Connelly in racing silk be- fell to last place. The final match
loaded, winning a love set in tennis tion's major tracks, Is now learn- came Donnelly in Navy blues. of the Fall league, which brings
(' busting par on a golf course or ing to do likewise with high- Donnelly should make a worthy I T-4 up against Engine Overhaul,
1' scoring a knockout in the prize horsepowered Navy planes. member of a Navy combat aircrew will probably decide the league
ring. The name Donnelly may not i because he has proved his championship.Those .
be familiar to fans but If who hit 500-seriea duringthe
( James Delsandro, ARTlc, hit. sports grit: in convincing fashion on the
the jackpot and a series of 713 in we said "I'at Connelly" the two-week span were: Herrin,
turf. At 16 he
racing got
,
1 fan would years 561 557 Delsandro, 555
the Enlisted Men's Bowling league chances are a good ; Potfay ; ;
the and turnedup
/
racing bug one day
t at the Recreation Bldg Tuesday, tome up, "Oh you mean the. 1 1"PAT" at Ute well-known racing stableof Billy Wick 512; Sonny Berke, 532;
night. The Endicott, N. Y., kegler! leading rider of the' 1941 reason the Reynolds, Brothers. They John Roberts, 528; Jim O'Donnell.
scorched the alleys by spilling 215 at Narraganaett."-for rnlk: hired him and for solid 527, Paul Moore Maurie Kaiser
one
year
Donnelly and I'at Connelly areone and Eddie George, 516, Chuck
s pins in the first game 191 in the he did little but ,e,ercisa horses.
and the lI1f'. Fyfe, 510 and Chet Coats, an even
1t
second and a brilliant total of 277 Then, at ,Fairgrounds' in New !
Frank-or Pat--doesn't think .500.
in the finale.Delsandro Orleans he got his ,chance. He
bowling for VOVCS, there is too much difference be-
was signed to ride a horse by the
established three records duringthe tween bringing'' a plane into 'con- I name of War Communique. The "There Goes Rusty"
normal coupe; of the evening dition and bringing: a horse into
big thrill of his career was on
condition. As matter'of! he SaUors can go to tho / A \
He set a new mark for one game a fact} hand. Came the parade to the post That's
by rolling 215 then he shatteredhis thought It so strongly, that the recruiting Jacksonville on 3 January. |H J
and the handled his
youngster !
own record by bowling 277: ,and office in Providence; R. I;, skitterLsh mount gingerly. The the date the greyhounds will start -
his series of 713 was a new high (his hometown) thought they were I to race at the Jacksonville Kennel, '
here "'"' ',, '' '. m M '< < beseiged by a gremlin. They turned Ceallnued O. Pass Bens I Club ,
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Fletcher Coach Welcome Aboard, Governors Typical Station BarracksIs


Stationed HereA ,
"
Cross Section of U. S.
newcomer in the Station Wei ..
.fare and Recreation department Is

resigned Perkins as assistant, AS, who coach recently at; Sailors May Look Alike In Uniform, But

Fletcher High School in Jackson They're As Unlike As Roosevelt & Hitler
vllle to enlist in the Navy.

Besides coaching; Perkins served Sailors 'tis said all look "
of the William u very much alike to an "outsider.
as manager
Sportland Bowling Alleys at Jax: s They all dress alike, they line up for chow together and they

Beach and he is.to be connecte bunk under the same roof.

with bowling activities on this And sailors have
pretty much the same idea about getting a car
Station. and a couple week off when the war is won. That's the dreamed

> h P about period when "Mftc" becomes "Mr." again; when he can go intoa
restaurant and object because the forks are a quarter of an inch

Captains Named out of line, fire the soup back because it isn't hot and the steak
''f .because it has been grilled three minutes too long; when he can

Teams ,r,4 x saunter into a night club and send for the manager because the boy
For WAVE forgot to put ice in his tumbler; and when he can go home and do as
k s t he pleases in his back yard.

The A & R "A" team took command Sailors' uniforms, indeed, may all be similar and they may have
of the lead at the start of F kindred ideas about celebrating the war's end, but that's! right where

the WAVES Bowling Tournament, the resemblance ends. Sailors, as individuals, are as unlike as Roosevelt -
which is slated to continue for sev } and Hitler.

en weeks. Let us take you into a typical enlisted men's barracks; for instance -
Katherine Klug, PhM3c, of the< 907. Walk into the lower north wing and you'll find a cross

Dispensary mowed the maples section of America. There's Bart Dockrell, Ylc, who's known to the
with a total pinfall of 489 to< boys as "Doc." He's 43 and portly. He owned the Greenleaf Novelty

.down individual scorers. Shop in Orlando, Fla. Doc's bunk partner is Billy Howell, S2c, just
The WAVES bowl each Wednesday turned 18 and slight of build. Billy Jerked sodas at Bonifay.

and Thursday from 1900 to There are 66 sailors who bunk together as roommate in the

2100. Four alleys are used for the< lower north wing of SOS.: Before Pearl Harbor these!' llluejaket were

league and two for individual play civilians, working in all types of jobs, running the gauntlet from a

Teams and captains are: VPI florist' a bookmaker, an attorney, a music teacher, a plumber, a clerk

"A", E. Neuhauser SK2c; VPI a barber, a salesman' a mechanic" a cowboy, a radio announcer anda
"B", B. Qultraan. SK2c; A&R "A". Fief + newspaperman to a professional!'!' Boy Scout organizer. They are all

D. Hatch AMM3c; Dispensary, M dedicated to the Job of defeating the A\U now, but before they donned .

Gold PhM3c; Synthetic (158), M Navy blues here's what they were doing:

Foy, SpT3c; Parachute Loft, Z. Charles Merit, Sk2c, was credit manager for a chain of retail
Misenheimer: PR3c; Miscellaneous, clothing stores in Baltimore. H. J. Weiss, SP( Wlc was a music

N. McConnell Y2c. teacher at Scarsdale, N. Y., high school. Fred Witworth, Y3c, was a

_._ -- shlpfitter at Portland, Me. Tom Kennedy, S2c, was a railroad clerkin

,i New York City. Bobby Fees, AMM2c, did commercial art work at
Delaney and Scott Hit f3 Delaware, O. Brad Crandall ARM2c, was a radio announcer in

Hot Streak On AlleysTwo Kansas City. Frank Marsteller, SpWlc( ) an organist, was an entertainer -
along the main line in Philadelphia, as well as a church
musician. E J. Tanner Sic civilian barber this
the was a on base
new leaders forged to <
for 18 months before enlisting-now he's a Navy barber.
front In the Officers Bowling League -
this week. L. Holland, Florida's governor, is given a cordial welcome From All Walks Of Life

Delaney of VPB2 No. 2 scored :aboard this Station by Rear Admr. A. C. McFall, chief of NAOT, as Joe Ballenger, S2c, was on the Boy Scouts' payroll as executive

393 for the high doubles mark and( shown above. Governor and Mrs. Holland spent the weekend as guestsof secretary for 15 counties in Florida with headquarters in Tallahassee,
scott of VPB2 No. 1 is racing Admr. and Mrs. McFall. Later Admr. McFall and Captain Arthur the state capital. Elwood Calvert, Y3c, was a civil service employe,
at 180 gait for Gfavln Commandant, conducted the Governor on a tour: of the Station. at Baltimore. Sonny Berke, Y2c, was a race horse bookmaker in
along a per game '
-- -------------- Detroit, as well as a trimmer for the Chrysler auto plant. Gus Can-
the best individual average. trell, Y3c, was an accountant for the U. S. Sugar Corporation at
VPB2 No. 2 is showing and is its ahead heel;! Six Enlisted Men WAVES To ObserveAnniversary Clewiston, Fla. W. M. Robinson, Jr., Sic owned a barbershop at
to team competitors
Boonville, Mo. John Hansen, Y2c, was a clerk in a steel warehouse
with of 807 and 10((
an average located in Jersey City. Bill Rivers, S2c, was a machinist for a ply-

,. .' VPB2 percent No.in 2 the posted match games standings of 86( On 1943 All-Star Here wood plant in Hampton, S. C. Edwin Vickery, Y3c, served as assistant -
officer manager of a Colonial Stores warehouse at Atlanta,
'f and 826 for a total of
Thursday Gawja. Ray Webb, Y2c, kept books for American Tobacco Com-
.scored 1686 in 1348.defeating Supply, which Service ElevenSix Tonight At 1830A pany at Durham. The ink wasn't dry on Y2c Ed Walsh's diploma

from Northwestern University when he Joined the Navy.
and standings follow -
,The averages enlisted men and five offi Claude Beard, Ylc, is a sailor by trade. Beard has served the

1' Aqr. Pit, cers comprise the 1943 All-Amer' special the arrival program,: of commemorating the first- Navy for close to six years and is Just a chip off the old block-his
\'PU2 No 2 407 1uiVFa4 lean Service Football Team select father is Lt. Comdr. Roscoe Beard, USN, now stationed at NAS San
: 5 t ,9. :; ed by the Associated Press. The WAVES aboard this Station one Pedro, Calif. Conrad Dagostino, AMM2c, was a Philadelphia florist.
i
will be staged in the
year ago
VPR9 No. t. ';:vi .67 Navy's Del Monte Preflight planed i Bernard Kahn, Y3c, was sports editor of a morning and evening
Lt.
Public Works 68) .5 2 the eleven. Malnside Auditorium tonight, newspaper in Daytona Beach. Fla. Phil Kaplan, Y2c, sold wedding
648 .4'' three men on forces' all- (jg) Gladys Price, Administrative veils in New York. Stephen (Tex) Mance, AMM2c, was a professionaltrick
: armed
Dispensary 711 .4i Here is the
Officer for the WAVES, announc
and In Hollywood, Calif. Allen Hogan Ylc,
artist
Ship's Store Ashore 667 .:It: star aggregation: j rope cowboy
SupplY 007 ..3.1HNp.ltat Ends-CPO Bob Fitch, Camp. ed.The worked in the auditor's office for the city of Jacksonville. Jim Wood,
6 8 :xNAOTC LeJeune, and Sgt. Jack Russell, i program will begin at 183C will S2c, was a high school student at Shelby, N. C. Charles Clarke,
and continue through 1915. It
at DeRidder, La. Gunter Stephenson, Y2c, an
640 .00 Blackland (Tex.) Air Field. S2c, was a plumber
be followed by a Christmas Victory -
solicitor for Polk County, Fla.
Tackles Cpl. John Mellus, attorney, was county
Smoker. Sanford Towart Y3c quit NYU in his sophomore year to enlist
and
Davis N. C., Ensign
Horses Camp Ensign Katherine C. Doe, ex in New York. R. G.
Jockey Swaps Ray Bray, Del Monte Preflight. Eddie Holm, Y2c, was employed by Macy's
ecutive assistant to the Training
Guards Sgt. Marion Rogers Nichols, Y3c, w as a purchasing agent for American Auto Co., South-
For Planes South Plains Army, and S2c Gar- Officer of Headquarters ol bridge, Mass. Gerry King S2c. was a schoolboy in Brooklyn. Bill
Six NAOTC, was the first WAVE tc bookkeeper at Winter Haven, Fla. Ray
BtUnrd From rare rard Ramsey, Bainbridge Naval. Hallman Y3c, was a ledger
horses went into the starting gate Center-Ensign Vince Banonls,, report here.Among Climes, Bm2c, was a chocolate candy maker in Camden, N. J. Johnny
and In seconds came the shouts, Del Monte Preflight. the enlisted WAVES Hauser. Y3c, was a billing clerk Sam Lambert, Y2c, was a New
who will be Introduced as the first Archie Thompson, Sic, was trombone
"They're Off. War Communiquebroke Backs-Cpl. Glenn Dobbs, Randolph York civil service employe.
girls to arrive at this Station are:
fast-but the story wasn't tc Field; Lt. (jg) Leonard Esh- player for Mitchell Ayres' orchestra.
Eleanor Hudson, Y3c; LaLina Cherokee Falls, S. C., cotton
worked in a
of the jocke Claude Peterson. S2c
be the young EnsignDick
one mont, Del Monte Preflight;
front Chapin. SK3c; Ann Mitsch, SpT3c; Y2c assistant manager of a night club In Lowell,
taking his first mount out in Todd, Iowa Preflight; and mill. Eli Cohen, was
Helen Graef S2c Thelma Baierl,,
in Boe-
all the ; Gustafson. Y2c, repaired National Cash Registers
Bill
way
and winning the race A/C Bruce Smith, St. Mary's Pre Mass.
No, instead, young "Connelly" was flI ht.AlthouJ'h. SK3c; Nannette Choate, Y3c; ton. Robert Myers Y2c, was a promotion man for the Boston Herald-
thrown from his mount into a Fitch starred for the Emily Coart, SpT3c; Regina Don- Traveller. Arnaud S2c, worked as a steamfitter at Mont-
ovon, S2c; Irene Willis, S2c, and Thomson of the Inlet
Ala. Sk3c, was night manager
ateel
-platei ,
flurry of flying, Camp LeJeune Marines, he is a gomery
hooves. Badly-shaken and a bit coast guardsman.The Lorena Jenkins, S2c. Hotel at Ponte Vedra Beach. Frank Svehla. Y3c, worked for the
track Invitation is extended to Station Trust Co.. Baltimore. Walter Robinson, Y2c. was
scared, he limped off the second team was as follows Safe Deposit and
Many Jockeys would have hung up : personnel to attend. chief shipping clerk for Hoffman Specialty Co. at Waterbury, Conn.

. their tack right then and there.. ENDS-Perry Schwartz! Iowa PieFllftht ----- Hugh Gower Y3c. a graduate of Stetson U., was timekeeper for a
to become leading (Callfoinln) end Oeotge Posch- at mouton O.
went
That he on shipyard
I rider in the east gives ample n'T.c Ft.. Bennlne- Joseph(Gooigla Coomer.). Camp Sinatra Show Tops Joe Medenjlan, Ylc, sold Jewelry at Marlboro, Mass. Dennis March-
tenacity.. ) and Victor accountant for Vultee Aircraft in Miami. John Lan-
proof of the little fellow's Grant (Austin College man, Sk2c was an
His first victory on the turf was Sthlelch. Sampson Naval Training Station BillFrank drum, Sk2c, was employed for eight years as cashier of a bank In
(Nebraska) Weekly Movie Soricelli S2c, was a construction .worker atpouRhkeepsle
literally a birthday present coming GUARDS-Nick Keinslotls Town PreFlight Tryon, N. C. Anthony
on his birth date June 24. Powder (Ambrose) and Joe Houtt. Ft.Uennlne N. Y. Merle Silva, Y3c, acted as confidential clerk for

Bluff was the horse and it won by (Texas- A. and leko\llth. Alameda Sinatra will sing here Bethlehem Steel at Quincy, Mass.

a neck. He ranks it as his big- CENTERuentln: coast uuard (Oregon State). Monday night, but don't swoon Although there may be a uniform resemblance in wartime, sailors as
est thrill. As to the best horse he BACKS-Jack Jacobs March Field WAVES-it's! Just a motion pic- individuals are like finger prints-no two of them are alike.
rode, he names Rounders, the (Oklahoma) : Steve Juzwtk. Great ture.
Lakes[ Nasal Training Station (tsottcDnme -
Irish-bred star of Emerson Wood : ) : Roger Smith, Lubbock Army Sinatra plays the lead role in Around And
ward's Valdina Farms stable. He Air Field (Texan Tech) and Pat Htuder Higher & Higher which IS the featured Jax Sailor Has Been
rode Rounders to a profitable- Georgia Pte-Flluht Wisconsin). film at the Malnslde Auditorium -

tory in a $10000 handicap at Suffolk --'"-jiH on Monday. 'Round And Music Comes Out Here

Downs. He alai rode a horse Sailors Prefer Navy Here's the movie schedule for

called Through Bound to a track the week: Joined an or- and wound up as a tromboner.A .

record at the same oval.Donnelly's Planes As Xmas ThemeThere Tomorrow Campus Rhythm, Archie Thompson and dur- native of Waco, Texas, Thompson -
ambition now in to Johnny Downs. chestra to see the country
is no priority on Christas leader of the Del Regis
help ride nome Jap Zero Into cheer this year in the greeting Sunday No Time for Love, ing the normal course of 16 years; was at Dallas for several
orchestra
the Kea and he I Is studying at Claudette Colbert. the road he's tooted his trom- !
on
card Industry. In fact, there He's with such!
the Ailatlon Sletalsinlth (.schoolto has been a decided rush* of Xmas Monday Higher and Higher, bone In 47 of the 48 states. name seasons.bands as played Ina Ray Hutton,
bring It about. Service Frankie Sinatra.TuesdayWhat. "The only state I ever missed
card buyers at Ship's Rob Strong, Bob Allen and Mitchell -
"And after the war?" he was a Woman, Rosalind was Washington," says the first ,
Store.
Ayres. He did all the arranging -
queried The Navy customers prefer their Russell.Wednesday. class seaman, who is now organizing for these orchestras and
"To come down that stretch In Christmas greetings with a military Tarzrui's Descryl4yst a dance band aboard the Sta-
also
the Kentucky Derby with five Johnny Weisnruller. is on the marketfor sang.
motif and they seem eager : ry tion. Thompson Thompson rates Jack Jenny as
lengths to spare and breee- to call It td'the attention of 'their day-Snlute to the Marines, more musicians for a 10 piece the country's No. 1 trombone player. -

Ing!" he excitedly. answered.. relatives friends and neighborsback Wallfcce) Berry. band and sailors! are invited to "He's hotter on that hour thana
-----* Sunday 1 Jl\nuary-Around the contact him in the Welfare Office "
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home that they are servingin dinner's future, says Archie.
Feel At Homo'In; Navy Naval aviation. This is reflected World, Kay Kyser. : "i't, I'.. 1 -'Jil .

I Hi Bithorn, big righthander! who I by the large number of officers Thompson has never stood still! New Station l.apr
, NAS. DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. long enough to.Ret'a hot foot. He'splayed .
won 18 games for the Chicago I and enlisted men who are buyIng -
Cubs last year, has been assigned cards which how Navy planesor -Sailor actors and civilian employee With "about 100 different NAS, SANFORD. FLA.-The
the Naval Air Station In San the Station's insigne. girls' are starting rehears' orchestras" since he broke Into; the;, first edition of. Flying Fox, new

.tQ ". Puerto Rico. He's a native! "By far the mort popular cards for the St1Uon'stARe production, jive business in 1927.. Archie; Station newspaper, rolled off the
r Puerto Ricoh and was inducted are the Navy ones," the sales girls; "The Drunkard", which Is to beuneiled started out as a guitar player, th'n' press last week. R. G. Miller,

.. fait month. reported here in mid January. punished the ivories on a piano Y3c, is editor of the publication.


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f" QUESTION: If you were

t...., given your choice of any job J I
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in the United States after the .
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war, job you select (
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FRANK McKEEVER, S2c: "If 'o.1
Solomon were alive I'd like to have
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the job of counting the noses of all /;
his 1,000 wives every morning just r ; t ;
I to make sure they were all present ; ;$
': and accounted for. Since he's dead, -
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II the best postwar job I can think of I .
right now would be to be a talentscout I II
I for the movies." I
I DICK SCANLON PmM3c: "I'd t

like to be a physical education director I r Y
of the Dearborn, Mich., high t
I, school. I was teaching: physical ed I 1 tr
there before joining the Navy." I II f t
I SGT. JAMES HAYDEN: "I 1 k n a .J
want the job back I had before the
c war. I was doing maintainence } \
l work at the St. Louis airport. I I r d a Sa y _,iI
, can be happy right there." i
JOHN WRIGHT S2c: "The '
same job I had before I came In .'...5;
the service. I was shipper at a I! :
chemical plant in Philadelphia. M :"\
No, I wouldn't want to own the ] : :
plant. It's too much responsibility v l a::
to be boss. I just want to work
there again." .Mvn s Y ...:, AMA. ,. ., r C
EDNA MILLER, Sic: "I don't Civilian workers and Chaplarns who helped make a success of the Reese, Charles E. McPherson, Julia E. Norton, Harry E. Burn, EllisM.
know what to call the job I'd like I Community War Chest drive on the Station are shown here in front Covell, J F. Van Leer John C. McAndrews, Phil Meyers, Anna B.
to have but it would be a sorta ,of the Protestant Chapel. The total they raised was $12,4.57.83. Includ- Routh, Vernon L. Gorsuch, J. W Carson, Charles W. LandisT;, Fritsch, ",
postwar USO hostess"to go around ing workers} from Assembly and Repair, Supply, Personnel Relations, Jr., station chief clerk; Lt. (jgi> Francis B. Pilliod, ChC; Helen Szar-
and cheer people up. Accounting, Public Works and the Commandant's Office, they are manski, Lt. (Jg) Harry Amtower, ChC; Genevieve McDowell and
PHILLIP ( Red) REID, AMM3c: 1 left to right: Comdr. R. R. Marken, ChC. ..
"I'd like to be: a good .mechanicfor : Harry A Sauer, Lester Stanton. Alva R. Nichols, Alfred A. Schuller, Julius Quinna, chief clerk at A & R was in charge of the drive at A
aircraft and automobiles in my Eugene S, Collins Melvin W. Terkeurst, Robert R. Bull. Leonard W. & R but he was on leave when this picture was made.
home town, Tonawanda, N. Y. It'd
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be nice to have an A & E license,

4 too EARLE." G. WARD, AMM2c: Clothing And Small I II New Red Cross Director On

"Personally I'd like a chance to go I ':!"v
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to college with all my expenses Stores To Move Into Served Overseas
paid, study aeronautical engineering Station ;
: and then I'd like a job in the ,
ajrcraft industry at a modest sal- Bldg. 954 3 Jan. I
ary and a chance to study design on SpraU (' tA. EI Praises U. S. Soldiers

and advance myself." Clothing and Small Stores Cash I

WILBUR COUCH, AMMSc.: : Issue Room will have a new"home" i Studebaker who accompanied front line troops into .
Ralph :?
"Kiddo, I'll tell you the job I want. on the Station 3 January.
On the day the war ends I wantto Small Stores is abdicating its battle in North Africa, is the new lied Cross Field Direct'at

be the guy: who'll raise the hand present quarters in Hangar 123 u__ this Station. f' '
of the winner and new world and into the lower west Jacksonville Studebaker with the
moving I A resident of was first
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WAVES who )
Franklin
champion President are spending - -
wing of Building 954, the Adminis-
Africa ('
infantry division to be landed in and stayed with his
Christmas this Station .
Delano Roosevelt! tration Annex. The Stores will be on may
PFC TOM O. KESLER: "I'd closed 23 December and reopen for enjoy various activities which unit until the end of the campaign' ,.t
like to have a job as a good civil business in their new location on have been planned for them. Tonight Streamline I He returned to the United States
engineer an construct bridges and 3 January.An at 1830 the WAVES will Just prior to the invasion of Sicily.
highways Naturally, I'd like to entrance on the north side of meet at the Protestant chapel and "The American soldier is the fin
also have the job of being president Bldg. 954 will be used by.Small will go: to the mass carol sing to Jumpers est in the world," Director Studebaker
of my own company." Stores customers, according to Lt.I be held at the football field. declared. "But make no mistake
LYNN MULVANIA, AM3c: "I'd (Jg) C. G. Armstrong, officer in At 2300 there will be a Christmas WASHINGTON'. -The Navy about it, the Jerries are great
like to be a millionaire. That's the charge. musical program at the All Saints In going to rut from four to six soldiers, too. The American is superior -
first thing while I'm wishing. Then Lt. Armstrong announced an- Chapel. Christmas mass will be inches from the uniform jumperof to the Germans, however,
t on the side I'd like to have the other change will be made. Cloth- held at the Catholic Chapel at enlisted men and save anestimated because he is used to the Americanway
< job of football coach at the Uni- ing customers from now on will 2400A11 2000000. of life. Since he la used to
versity of Tennessee." enter the lobby of Small Stores and through the Night" The change, Navy officials doing his own thinking, he can
1 JERRY ROSEN, Sic: "I'd. like fill out their own blank chits and snacks will be nerved at the said, will eliminate the "blouse work himself out of a tight spot
to take the old job I had. It was then present it to the cash issue WAVE barracks the night before effect" of the jumper and improve much" better than the German
civil service post with the engi- window where they will receive the Christmas. the appearance of the can. .
neer procurement district in New merchandise. All the WAVE barracks have uniform. Before volunteering for Red
York. I managed the mailing rec- Newest addition to the stock of been decorated by the girls and I Cross work overseas, Studebakerwas
ords department and that's whatI Small Stores is athletic wearing lighted trees may be seen at night. State Recreational Director .,
want to do again." apparel. Sweat shirts, sweat pants, I WAVES in barracks 714 have decorated Quiz Contest for the National Youth Administration
VIC SOWERS, ARM3c: "My high basketball shoes, sweat socks, I both the quarterdeck and in Florida. Previously he
ambition is to just klnda run athletic supporters, athletic pants the top side lounge. An improvised ANSWERS had headed recreational work In
around and not be tied down to and athletic shirts are now for sale fireplace has been set up with the (QUESTIONS ARE PRINTED ON Tampa and at West Palm Beach. ,
anyone place. Say I'd like to at Small Stores. Christmas decorations appropriately PAGE He is a member of the Jacksonville '
( 3)) Lion's Club and lives with his fam
be a correspondent for Associated ---'- arranged throughout the
Press and roam all over the world lounge 1. Offfce of Price Administration ily At 810 Edison St. .
writing human interest stories for Sailor Santa Set NewShip's WAVES from Barracks 720 Women's Army Corps, Officeof Although ice cream and coca- ,m
I" American readers." I were busy the first of the week Defense Transportation, Women cola are the traditional favorite
TOM C. DAVIS, ARM3c: "To Service Record preparing decorations for the galley Accredited for Voluntary Emerg- of all men In uniform, the new
top it off, if I were a good enough December is the month when for Christmas dinner Saturday. ency Service, Allied Military Gov- Field Director said, the first
\ musician, I'd like to have a big Christmas bells tingle and this WAVES and their guests will en- ernment, War Labor Board and thing that J110! it also marked the War Manpower Commission, re- in Africa asked for was a toothbrush -
band of my own and play the year was by joy this special dinner and enter- .
trumpet lead for it" merry ringing of cash registers In tainment on Christmas day from spectively. M
CPL. ROBERT S. BEADLE: Ship's Service activities 1100 to 1300.: 2. Graham, Northwestern; Da- Studebaker's life in North Africais
"My choice is to fly for the com- Lt. George M. Keffer, Ship's --* fe ley, Michigan; Miller, Notre Dame; full of rich human experiences.A .
mercial airlines as a pilot. If you Service Officer, announced that all and Odell, Pennsylvania. soldier in the front received
get: money, you get trouble. All previous Station sales records for Santa Gets Help From 3. B-17, Flying Fortress; P-47. word one day that a member of
I want is a good steady job at I the holiday season were broken BlueJacket WorkersA Thunderbolt fighter,: ; B-25, Mitchell his family back home was ill, .
about $80 a week." this month. medium bomber; TBF, Avenger': Studebaker related. Ignoring completely .
OTTO SHELDON, Sic: "I have Lt. Keffer accredited much of Navy task force, Including torpedo bomber, F1F" Wildcat the shells that were falling
not given it much thought, but I'd the success of Ship's Service live- sailors and marines, moved into fighter; ; SBD, Dauntless dive about him and oblivious to his own
like to be manager of a commer- ly business to the employes "who the Jacksonville railway terminalthis bomber. safety, he rushed up to the Red
cial airline out of Kansas City. I'd came to work early and stayed week to help deliver an un- 4. Tule Lake is the Japanese Cross representative and wantedto
like to start out with a salary of, late" to accommodate the customers. precedented flood of Christmasmail. internee camp in California. know what he could do "I'm
say $500 a month" The Ship's Service sales 5. Ann Sothern. worried about her," he cried w.
: OTIS HUGHES, Y3c : "I can force assisted the boys in shopping The service men are working on 6. WLW Cincinnati; WGN, Chi- "What if something should hap-
think of a number of Al Jobs. For and wrapped Christmas pack- leave or liberty time and are re- cago; KMOX, St. Louis; WJZ. pen?"
instance, that of a United States ages for them, Lt. Keffer added. I numerated for their work. New York; WSB. Atlanta; KDKA, At another time an officer who +
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-------- -- -- ,- -- ----- --- --- Pittsburgh WOR Newark transferred back to
Senator. Then I could stand up ; was being
and say what I thought and give 7. A long distance telephone call the States the following: morning
; the right people an honest shake DICTATION AT 200 ,WORDS A MINUTE 8. Wing expressed his disappointment that .t-
I Or I'd like to be attorney generals 9. Dickens, who wqs a novelist, he didn't havs any souvenirs to .
of the country and put some of the Taking dictation at the rate of 80 words a minute Is the Navy not a poet, although he did writea take back with mim When he :,
rich crooks in jail." requirements for a chief yeoman, I I but it's Just a breeze fur Crouch A, rhyme or two. woke up the next morning he found
WALTER B. GALLAGHER, Tallman. 10 Hatch New Mexico; Pepper, German land mines, potato maah-
ART2c : "I'd go back to Burlington Tullman records conversationtalks faster than an average' person Florida; Ball: Minnesota; Wagner, ers hand grenades and fountain
Iowa, and feed my cattle, fish He's a stenotype expert a ncl attains the sired of :'ZOO words New York; Johnson California; pens in front of his tent. A
channel catfish out of the Mississ- or better a minute on his machine,, The stereotype looks! like an add- and Barkley, Kentucky group of soldiers had stole Into
ippi and shoot ducks out of my Ing machine and operates<< with tl lie rapidity of a machine gun. It's a---- the German lines during the night .
bedroom window. I'd like to own mechanized shorthand and require I long study and prac tice to master Aviation Leader and brought them back.
about 300 or so Hereford steers." Tallman, court reporter for the Station Legal office, Is one ofi Gen. Henry Arnold, commanding \ \\
BETTIE VINSON, AMM3c: "I'd 8h: first class yeomen advanced t41 i i chief )last week Besides Tallmjn: general of the Army Air Forces And How!
like to be an Admiral in the Navy. who Is a resident of Shelbyville, II II., the other new's are Charles was named by Collier's Weekly as 1st Cannibal: ".\m I late '
Then I'd have more WAVES and I M. Colliun of Centreville, Tenn., A.arun: Itrenneise of Eureka, S. Diilc., the winner of the Collier Trophy dinner?" lor.({ I
less sailors in it; and things John \\'. Taylor of Detroit Paul J. Kaska of I'alrfk-M, Iowa, and fur "his outstanding contributionto :3ml Caiittlbul: "Yen, '().). '
wouldn't\ be so strictly CI." I Donald IS. Knlll: Milwaukee.: aviation during the past year.:: "aten.M a'jf

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