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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 6, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 1, No 41 U S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA .6 January, 1944




I Streamlined Payoff Plan Will Be Adopted By U. S. Navy f





I 1943 Bond Sales On Station. Total Over 3 MillionWar 'I Ends Mystery


Over Status'Of


Bond Office NAVY jACKSONViLtr/ FLA. :31 December: 1945 181, 281,
FinancesPresent


.Hits Peak Sales : ; : : {rep urerof top| Onitri( c1) StHtRJ t Card To

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Disbursing Officer
43J. IS-!>!
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PAY Five hundred nineteen thousand Ih hundred AnywhereA
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eightyfour ..
B. Inabinef Starts The ,. and 84/100 dollars . .$519,664.84 ; -

lJ New Year Off Right By <*w"o> THE: PAYMASTER CEKERAL 0? THE NAVY ",,''',,,: ,, s sj ,. the speed new pay and extent plan, geared of global to

Buying A $1,000 BondThe : .:, .. war, will be initiated soon,
..,"n"'f......;. :: '. -.: '.:t". ." .. and will
become effective for
men and women who fight proceeds From, ..'; :.L ; \ .y, ..,'.:-:
and work for the U. S. Navy Sale Of onds'I' { 4,' the entire Navy on 1 July

aboard this Station backed the 0 ., 19.14, it has been announcedby
attack in 194::. br the
War Bond purchases by Naval Corp', ; USHR cOsse' Navy Department. :

and civilian personnel here IEB2.w.v: it tNDC ltsm=*EQUWE! lOtHtlflCATIONl 50 541 Under the old system, when a
amounted to $3,011,110 last year. man was detached from one station -

The fabulous total figure repre- mainder in payroll savings. I I per cent of their personnel pledged -I or ship, a transfer pay account -
sents the issue value of Bonds Last year's War Bond campaign was prepared and sent to
to 10 of their
bought through the cash and payroll was marked by a drive, investing per cent I Air Crewmen Win his new station or ship. Beforeit
savings plan. launched in August, to have J 0 salary in the pir oil plan. arrived the man might be or-

The 1913 War Bond campaign per cent of the Naval personnel i This drive was highlighted in dered to still a third place, and so
I
ended with a strong closln rush purchasing bonds regularly on the March when 92.4 per cent of all Praise For Fine on. To tide him over, he could

In December when the Station I'I allotment plan. As a symbol of civilian employes pledged 15.6 per draw a temporary or emergency
War Bond office hit its sales peakof the achievement of the 90 per allowance. This procedure left the
$513,873.: Here Is the monthly I cent goal, a special allotment pen- cent of the total payroll. In rec- Record In BattleNews man in a quandary about his true

chart for cash and payroll savings nant was presented by the Com- ognition the Station received the ; financial status, and disbursing officers -

Bond sales in 43: mandant. These groups have either Secretary of Navy's four-starred dispatches can describe a were unable to act with fi-

January $ 123,375February received the pennant or are flag. Assistant Secretary of Navy battle, a victory or defeat. Correspondents nality.
135.243 eligible for it: Recruit Center, Artemus Gates made the presen- skillful Under the new system, a card
can use languageand
March 172,050 T-4 VPB2 record about the size of an
Squadron No. 1, Squadron tation.In adjectives to describe ordinary -
gripping
April 246.506 VO-VCS, Public Works, X-l the last month of last year deeds of heroism and suffering. sheet of typewriting paper -
May 221,981 Division Transportation Depart- 96.1 per cent of the civilian em Films can bring the scene to the will be Issued! for each officer -
June 191,568 ment, St. Augustine Field, Air- ployes were putting 12.7 per cent screen. But the only men who can { and enlisted man. It carries
July 318,881 craft Deliver Unit, and Naval Air of their earnings 4n the "ayroll really tell about the war are the Ms name, identification, rank or
Gunners School. rating, duty for
August 250,537 pay himselfand
plan.Now men who have gone through bat-
September 325.087 The civilian payroll savings a new year has brought a tle after battle. allotment! and allowancesfor
Octob'r.296.662,. plan also was set into motion in new drive for War Bond pur- his family, and all other Information -
November 215,313 1913. The Power Plant employeeswere chases and John B. Inabinet start- Such a group of battle veterans which the disbursing
December 513,873 first to win the Comman- ed 1914 off right. He made the from this Station were featured on officer needs" to establish the

dant's Flag as the result of having first purchase from the Station a Jacksonville radio program re- man's exact pay status.
Total$3.011,110 95 per cent signed up for 13 issuing agent, Ensign Helen Clem- cently. They were Lt. Comdr. This pay record remains in the
Of the 1913 total $1,415,902 was per cent of the payroll. The Flag son buying a $1,000 War Bond James O. Cobb. who is in charge of I custody of the disbursing officeror
In cash purchases and the re- was awarded to groups having 90., this week. Air Crew Training for NAOTC, the commanding officer at theman's
and two air crewmen who flew I
duty station. When the

Lt. Seel Saw Red with Japs, him AMM2c in action Hmgel and against ARMlc the I disbursing is detached, it goes with him. man The

Navy Relief SocietyTo Kaster. officer makes a nota- I
I tion on the record to show what
Comdr. Cobb led a patrol squadron -
he has paid the man, who
Spots Before His which staged the first attack I gives a
Donations signed receipt in return.
Accept
on Jap-held Munda, New Georgia No matter where the man teat
Island. The officer aske i
was
Eyes Jap PlanesLt. "what do you think is the most rescued his station' and, en not route, or newly -

//1 1 February To 15th important" factor in patrol opera- to new duty-he can yet present assigned his
tions? and he answered:
/jgl) George Seel! saw red card record and get paid on pay
spots before his eyes last April. Although no service-wide appeal for contributions to the "That's! an easy one-the cooperation day.
between the pilots and
They were Japanese planes."I Navy Relief Society have been made for several years, it the air crewmen. Hingel flew record Every will six be months issued, a for new pay
each
darndest was dogfight in the middle ever of saw the," has been announced that the period from 1 February to 15 with me on lots of minions.! man. Any change "in pay com-

you February has been set aside during which contributions to Those! sliver wings you see on mensurate with
says the Maplewood, N, J., flier. Ills new rating, rank:
"I didn't see a friendly plane I the Society from officers and men of the Naval Service, chest are the combat air crew or duties is sent promptly to the
of the the most
wines Na\y.. exclusive -
disbursing
knew they were there but all I both afloat and ashore, will be re -- -- -- set ofIng'i officer at the man'scurrent
our country
could see was bright red ballson ceived. station, and is noted on
has
to offer.
In Hours the record. With
Jap planes. Change proper proof
The of the Navy Relief
It was 'in the Russell Island purpose Asked if he ever had any close that a decree of divorce has been
is to collect funds and use
Society calls, Hingel recalled a flight with entered the man may have the
theatre of action and Lt. Seel'ssquadron '
them to aid, in times of emergency -
Comdr. Cobb. "I had startedaft
sallied forth to Inter-i Church ServicesBeginning just disbursing officer withhold marital -
need, the officers and en- "
to direct the the
fire. allotment
I I gun i without waiting for
cept a Japanese raid which was
listed of the Naval service of
men sailor said. "Just I the
as stepped change to clear through the
aimed at an American task force I Sunday 9 Januarythe
the United States, their depend- I
through one of the bulkheads a Field Branch, Bureau of Supplies
8.1 Tulagi. general Divine Service
ents, and the dependents of deceased bullet hit where I had been and
"I had somewhere over 250 Naval It ren- which has been held at 1100 in right Accounts, in Cleveland. /
ombat hours, but this was the ders assistance personnel to the personnelof the Protestant Chapel will begin standing a second before. I guessthat's I If the record is lost or destroyed -
closest call I had.
the he
first time I'd ever been in a the Navy and the Marine 15 minutes earlier, it has been ever can get a temporary duplicate -
scrap," explained Lt. Seel. "My I announced by Commander R. R. "You may think that's the clos- from the nearest disbursing
its auxiliaries and "
Corps through
est call you ever had, interrupted officer, and in
a short time he
first was a probable. The Zero : Marken senior chaplain.
to the of the Coast
personnel:
came up by me and I took a burstat Guard through Coast Guard Wel- This change Is being made in Comdr. Cobb, "but YQU didn't see : will receive a permanent replace-
his belly and spun out at the order that all those attendingthe all those tracers missing"our gas ment.The
top of my pass. He started to I fare.No I service may reach their respective tank by just a few feet. new system accomplishes
smoke and rolled over but Icouldn't appeal is being made for messes before 12 Under fire men do not become two major objectives.: 1. It
follow him. By this time I large contributions from any Individual o..clock.: panicky, Hingel declared. "You'rea raises personnel morale, and 2,
their force was pretty well scattered I and no quota should be Remember! Starting time for lot calmer under fire than I am it eliminates thousands of man-
and spread out over a three I set .for any station ship or Individual general services at the Prot- right now being interviewed" the hours of work, saves precious .
according to announcement mech said. Comdr. Cobb substan- time and
be decreases
mile stretch- was easy enoughto estant Chapel Sunday will paper con
from the commanderinchiefof tiated statement and ,
1045. Hingel's .
right after another one. I
go"As-1 started for second the United States Fleet and added "In all my nine months fly- "Wherever Navy personnel are
my Chief of Naval ing out there in the front lines I
Operations.The I located;; they expect and
Zero I realircd! that one of are en-
them was right on my tall so I goal is the maximum num- WAVES EntertainedBy never have seen one of our Navy titled to be paid regularly," said

made a steep diving turn to ber of contributions and since the B. and P. WomenA air crewmen ever show signs"of Secretary of the Navy Frank
the right. In the dive I came I Society belongs to the Navy, is for excitement when under attack Knox, "and there must be made
head on to another Zero and I I friendly spirit of cordiality ARMlc Kasjer was described by available to them at all times pro-

opened up on him. I knew I The annual meeting and .. pervaded the reception held by Comdr. Cobb as "one of the best cedures which will permit them

wasn't going to pull out first so lion of officers of the !(...11'I I the Business and Professional we had in my squadron." The Iowa Continued on page isvin
I just kept firing until he \llle Auxiliary. Navy Relief Women's Club of Jacksonville last Bluejacket has some 1,200 hours in ----
started, to smoke. As he pullednut df't11I l lit" held; nest Monday, Thursday night when members of the air. "Our crew was flying reg- 15 Is
the armed forces entertainedat ularly third day on 12 hour January DeadlineFor
over me he blew up. 10 January, at 1400 in thf'Chaplain' were every
I the Duval Street USO. Station patrol hops," said "aster. "And
;
The next one was another !'! office. This meetingis Buying Auto TagsThe
.rohable. I made several passes open to all those desiring to WAVES who were guests partici- oftener in case of an emergency.Lots .
efore I got another Zero to I I attend. pated in a variety of games, and of times we'd fly patrol all deadline for purchasing
smoking. I finally got a long were served attractive refresh- day and then have to go out on 1944 Florida automobile license

deflection shot at him but I the Navy, and has always been ments by the hostesses. bombing missions!! ill night." It got plates Is Saturday, 15 January.
couldn't observe him all the way supported by the Navy, it is hoped ---- '--iiIChlltlrt'II' pretty rugged at times. Plates are on sale at the Yard
!'! ;Movie It all only goes to prove that in Office, located the
at
for he passed out of range. that all officers and men, ships Main Gate.
Lt. Seel I bagged another "definite" and stations, that have not con- It has been announced that the action an air crewman Is an air All 1913 license passes and tags

a few minutes later."I tributed to the Society since Jan- Hospital Children's movie will be ace. will expire on 15 January and
kicked onto him coming in uary 1943, will, between 1 and 15 held on Saturdays at 1400. Buses j persons not having their new 1941
at close range. The Zero started February, evidence their will leave the Main Gate for the The first American naval! ar- passes will not be admitted to the
down with me right behind him," in and support of their InttC"rest// Hospital at 'about 1315, 1330 and ticles were adopted by the Con Station on the morning of Id .

Continued on pt tont Continued on pa: 1345.: : S tinental Congrevj, on Iron 28. 1778. January,













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Pago Two JAX AIR NEWS '6 January, 1944

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Drivers RewardedFor

nt INCOME TAX MAN WILL

Their WorkIn

OFFER ADVICE TO YOU

& Past YearThe

Generally speaking, all Naval personnel who were required to
PI file income tax returns for the year 1942 will be required to file
t following Naval personneland returns for the year 1943. Regardless of 1942 income, all single
Civil
Service drivers of this
persons who received income in excess of $2,000 and all married
Station
have been awarded special
persons who received income in excess of $2,124 during 1943
certificates for operating motor will be required to file tax returns. To assist Naval and civilian
I l Metal & l Machine Division's LossIs vehicles for one year without a
i reportable accident, according to personnel, Honorable John L. Fahs, Collector of Internal Revenue '
Collector W. H. Haddock to naval stations -
an announcement by E. p, Arm- is sending Deputy
Is Interim And Overhaul's Gain strong, safety engineer. The following in this vicinity, who will be at the following locations on ,

haVe completed two years the following dates:

By Pattie Fontaine Bennett lot safe driving: STATION DATE .Jnn ry DAY OF :WEEK LOCATIONNAS

a. Upon hearing of the transfer oft Congratulations to Sam, who is a Leroy R. II. Green. Paul H 5th 6th & 7th Wednesday, Thursday Building: 3!).
cur Division Officer, Lt. Comdr. metalsmith Second Class, in Shop i Green, Jr., Logan W. $iggin- and Friday OfficeMonday Kre French
Harold E. Benfield, from the Metals 23. botham. John W. Long. James G.
and Machines Division to Interim; Lloyd George McKay, Philip Mistier NAS 10th and 11th and Tuesday Bum inrc 39.
Overhaul, I felt that he should not Shop 23 extends a welcome to Virle Nixon, Ralph Mizelle, ornr h
> get away without knowing how all the employees who have been : Ernest T. Moody, Delmar Moxley, ,
;. those of us who have been associated confined in their homes becauseof Ernest R. Phillips, Charles M. NATTCen 1"". llth and 14th W a missy. Thursday MATT *"
: with him over a period of illness, and also there is a wel- Scruggs, Malcolm L. Shuman, "ost OffIce MS
BWjt.:
months, or years, feel toward him come to enlisted and civilians, too, Frank Tucker, Berry B. Stribling,
'
t So (with permission) off I set to who had leave through the holiday Tommie E. ': 1ddon, James D. NATTCen ITlh Monday Lobby NATTCen
see him. He was a bit too mod seasons. There are too many to Womble, Bowen Davidson John F For fcldt.Foci Of 555 rice ,
: est when I talked with him Sat name them all, but welcome home. Anderson, Willie D. Cone, Glenn Marine Atlatlon

urday, but I am able to tell yout R. Davis and Bennett O. Day. Detachmentonly
t few interesting things that I We are hearing about another Those completing one year of )

; know you will enioy reading. of those enjoyable parties which safe driving are: J. J. Belkowski, CECIL FIELD 21st :Friday Adm. Building
Shop 23 will have Saturday nightin Mm2/c; L F. Bishop, Cox; E. R.
It seems that the Lt. Comdr.
spent a very happy childhood and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Brown, Cox; I.. E. Glenn, Sl/c; T. NAGS 24th Monday Aa", Building

youth in the states of California Home, where the members of the J. Graves. Cox; W D. Hamilton, LEE :FIELD 251 h and :26th: Tuesday and To b* announced
Ladies Auxiliary to Post No. 1689, Cox; R. Hurlbert, Sl/c; M. J. Ru- Wednesday later
and Texas later moving to the
{ VFW, will be sponsors for theevening's more, Sl/c; H. V. Wilbert, Sl/c;
state Washington which he NAS 27th and 28th Thursday and Friday Building: 39.
from 8 to 12. A. H. Williams Sl/c Simmons
adopted as 'home', choosing Brem- program ; Ray Free French
I Sl/c Joe N. Office
L Jfa ; Williams; Na-
merton as his home town. It was
there that he was connected with SEEKS HIS PEN thaniel Alexander; Lonnie E. Hall; NAS 31st Monday' Building 39.
the Third Fleet Division, Thir- i Will the First Class Petty Officer Leroy Edenfield; Andrew Davis; only civilians OterFrenchHOSPITAL
who used fountain Thomas H. Campbell; James T. ) !
teenth Naval District, in the Organized my pen
Reserve, during which to fill out his pay receipt on Mon- Calvert; Edwin W. Bush; John W. Feb. tat, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday Wednesday Libraryand
time he enjoyed the real pleasureof day morning January 3. in Ship's Hanlon; Dean C. Henderson; Henry ThursdayMr.
M. Larke, Jr. Ira M. McGa-
Service stall at the cash register ;
training cruises to Alaska and ha ln. Haddock's office hours will be from 0830 to 1700, and he
return to Lawrence
please same
the South Pacific. will assist naval and civilian in making returns
personnel
EmeryV.. Hiers Lawrence D. up
Frank Hennes, AMlc, Inspectionand ;
The latter of 1940 Lt.
part
and in making claims for refunds. However, in order for him to
Mungin, Jr. William A. Nolan
Comdr. Benfield reported as Survey Department, A and R ; ;
assist them it is that furnish him
absolutely necessary they
Security office. Harry A. Horton; William L. Jeff-
Lieutenant (jg) aboard the Naval the information
Air Station, A&R Division, Pen- Lawrence Frank Hennes."BlackcSfPiiot ers; Willie C. OuUar; Clyde :M. following :
sacola, for duty. After servingon Owens; Lawrence D. Simmons; (1) Copy of ta pa'er's 1942! return or the complete figure
that station for almost a year, Slater B. Robertson; Charles I a* to the amount of Income In 1942 and tax thereon; (2)
he reported aboard this station as Wanamaker; Kirby A. Sheffield; Receipt or statement from Collector's Office knowing amount
Lieutenant Benfield as of October Charles H. Jenkins; Charles F. paid on 1912 tax; (3) Complete figures with respect to IHS
30, 1941. At that time the Williams, Sr.; Harry T. Williams. Income and deductions" ; (4) If taxpayer is married, figures
A&R buildings were only two : Is Superstitious The distance driven by these showing 1942 and 1913 income and deductions of the wife or
thirds cdmpleted, and the Machine men totaled 1,165,00 Omiles. husband; ((5)) If taxpayer received any Income In 1913 other
and Metal I : than service pay, he must also have a statement of his Victory
i Division of the stationwas Lieut. I J. Gersuk flew with a
being set up in the Service squadron called the "Black Cats", tax and withholding tax as to such other Income.

School buildings. The grounds II whose lucky number was 13, and Short Story Naval personnel are urged to take advantage of this oppor-
r were bald sand dunes, presenting ,he survived the hectic air actionat tunity to take up their tax matters.

rather a discouraging picture, as Guadalcanal without sufferinga Clarke Lee, author of "They
t compared with the floral scenes of scratch. But the Naval aviator Call It Pacific," is responsible --- ---- -- -
roses, tall grasses, smooth green nevertheless admits he's super- for this memorable bit of mer- exporter and learned to speak
lawns and many select semi-trop stitious about some things as a col- riment: ".-\n officer with strong N. A. O. T. C. Japanese fluently. He was recalledto
; Scat shrubs and other plants, the ored boy whistlin' past a grave- religious convictions, insisted active duty in December, 1940
1 employees and those who live on yard. on reading a burial service over as Gunnery Officer at NAS Ka-
the station enjoy today. The Gulfport, Miss., flyer won a number of / p soldiers who Roundup neohe Bay which was attacked by
The Metal shop and Machine his wings here in June of 1942 and fell In battle on Guadalcanal. the Japs 10 minutes before they
A Column Of News
shop were operated by a very participated in the South Pacific Thej're Japs,' he said, 'but struck Pearl Harbor.
small group of metalsmiths and theatre of action until he returned they're dead Japs, and I'm going And Comment From
machinists, with most of their here recently. He was in the thickof to give them a decent: buriaL'In Four Awards

equipment stored in the Supply the battle at Guadalcanal where the midst of the service one Other StationsNew NAS MELBOURNE, Fla.-
Building. That condition did not his squadron was flying land based 'corpse suddenly rose with! a Capt. W. D. Anderson Commanding .
last long for about 10 '42 PBY's. grenade In his hand. The officer
May Chaplain Officer, presented awards to
s the Machine Shop was set up, in "Our squadron had black dropped his Bible, whipped outa NAS, MIAMI, Fla.-Lt. Comdr. four combat air aces. The DFC
with the Metal follow- planes so we were known as the gun, and shot the Jap throughthe
part Shop Daniel Robinson USNR, is the new went to Lt. Paul E.: Cougblin and
ing in short order. In fact, prog- 'Black Cat* "and 13: wa our head. Calmly he reholsteredhis chaplain at this Station. Lt. (jg) William Burch and theAir
t ress has been made at such a ratethat lucky number, says Lt. Gersuk. weapon and resumed: 'Lord, The big Christmas party stagedin Medal was given to Lt. (jg)
it does not seem possible that "But don't think I'm not super he swill 'I promised I'd give Hangar 2 was a howling suc Jack Thomas The Navy and Ma-
M complete a Division of NavalA stitious. I wouldn't light three these Japs a funeral and that cess. Dancing was the major at- rine Corps Medal was awarded to
0R could have risen from cigarettes from one match foranythingthat's goes for"every last one of them. traction, but to lucky individuals James B. Williford, chief aviation
such a small beginning to the,well the worst thing Amen! went $1,218 in War Bonds ordnanceman.
equipped and well managed division you can possibly' do. t I --.. \f3fl

that in the it is division today.is composedof The personnel -I was railing"Lieut.the the name Gersuk Tokio the took Marines Express part ,in gave which"de-a Gen. Marshall Is Comdr.NAGS Tyler HOLLYWOOD In Charge, FLA.-I I Laff 0' The Week

more than 50 per cent civilians group of Jap warships that usedto Comdr. John C. Tyler, USNret( ), CAMP STEWART, GA.-Every
who work in perfect harmony with in almost to has assumed duties as commanding soldier visiting the WAC Detach-
come every night "Man The
Of Year"General
the Bluejackets, of whom everyone land troops and supplies.The officer here. A veteran of the ment here Christmas' Day was
is indeed proud.I Mississippian said during a first war and of '**panese Pacific searched. If be had a piece of
believe the concensus of opin- normal day the fliers would go on George C. :Marshall, air warfare in this war, Comdr. mistletoe it was OK. If he didn't
ion throughout the division is that a bombing raid before daylight, Chief of Staff of the United Tyler is a graduate of the Naval possess any, he was led into the
much credit is due Lt. Comdr. and then "eat breakfast if there States Army, is the 1943 "Man Academy, 1917. He retired in 1921 day room where "excuses" were
Benfield for his untiring efforts was The Navy pilots slept Of-- the Year." cad lived in the Far East as an !hung at six inch intervals.
and his constant thought to make any. Gen. Marshall was accorded this _
with loaded in their handsas
this the leading division in the guns honor Time for having .
by Magazine
A & R Shop.In who a safeguard sneaked behind against the Jap lines.snipers transformed "a worse than Know Your Planes Gunnerser7T

transferring and leaving this disarmed United States into theworld's
There
I was only one thing worse
division Lt. Comdr. Benfield takes
: most effective military ,
than flying every night at Guadalcanal I
with him the combined '
good
-"staying home was worse power. Marshall is the man "who
wishes of both the Civilian and '
more than other could be said
than going on a mission, relatesLt. any
Bluejacket Personnel. We feel Gersuk. "We'd go to bed about to: have armed the republic," Time ,
that it should be that
repeated
dark, then pretty soon the Japs said.The
'our loss is Interim Overhaul'sgain'
magazine gives its designation -
would come over so we'd dive fora :
fox hole and fight mosquitos for : annually to the man or woman
the rest of the night. selected by its editors on the
Everyone in Shop 23 is very basis of nominations by readers
grateful for the Xmas Eve gift as the one who has effected the

which the Station officials were Air Arm Of Navy most drastic change in the course
BO; generous to allow that after- of history during the preceeding
noon. Many added gifts were purchased twelve months.
during those valuable two Triples In YearOn "Before selecting Gen Marshall
hours thus adding more Joy to the magazine said, "Time considered -
that one great joy of giving at August 1 of this year the the claims of President

Yuletide. aeronautic organization of the Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill -
Thanks again. And as we go Navy was three times larger thanit Generalissimo Chiang Kai- .
Into the New Year each employee was at the same time last year. Shek and Premier Stalin."
eeems more determined than ever The Navy at present is operatingon Premier Stalin was Time's Man
; to do the best work he has ever a training program with an in- of the Year in 1942.

done, for many believe (thoughthe put of 30.000 pilots and 100.000 enlisted
individual job may seem small) I men a year in aviation
that everyone Is responsible for schools. Navy Radio Programs

the continued victories which will By the end oM944 the Navy will NfW XT No. H! It's a U. S. dive HKK AT No. 2! It's the German
soon bring peace out of the chaosof I have the unprecedented total of Thur'04l.ay-"S.\'y: Viwpers"R'l'lq1630100. bomber the Vultee A-31 Ven- Junkers Ju. 87B Stuka, a mid-

war. 41,179 vessels of various types and geance. This swift plane is powered wing, single-engine dive bomber.
sizes, as compared with its Thursday-"Lucky Bag" by a single radial engine. It The leading edge of the wings are '
stork arrived in the strength at the end of 1939 of 1,091 WMlm203020"'J05Frlday"Navy
The finally has a large, deep fuselage and slightly tnpered and the trailing
home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. vessels. This figure has just been 1VingK" the wings taper to square cut edge is sharply swept forward to
Fielding, Friday, Dec. 31. He lefta I disclosed in an address by Senator WJ\X- 1002130TUf"oI4la"Wln&8 tlpf. Both edges of the tnilplanc miuulci! tips its tailplane is rec
very precious little lady of 7 David I. Walsh of Massachusetts, Our Am..rI'a"'JIII' taper to square cut lips.! It has tangular. It has a single fin and
whom the chairman of the- Naval Affairs -.1 00-2 130.
j pounds, 5 ounces, proud a single fin and rudder. rudder
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t,: Station Chapter These Fellows Will Fix That Good Navy Chow I '

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' Proud Of RecordWhen


you can look back on last :
, year with pleasurable pride you vl + it #
are among; the fortunate! That is

why every loyal volunteer of the w
Naval Air Station Unit of the Red QUESTIONS
Cross is rightfully happy this
Year 1. Headlines announced the news

'' It was less than eight months that General Dwight Eisenhowerwas

ago-May twenty-first of last year appointed supreme comman
to be exact-that a small groupof der of the Allied Invasion forcesin
Service Wives banded together Europe. The American General

to "do something" for the Red then picked a high British officeras 'Ik t
Cross his deputy supreme commander a v
v and we wonder if you recall his
i Under the chairmanship of Mrs.
t name?
fTF Stanley Michael, 'those husbandwas
then Commandant of the Sta- 2. December 7, 1941, Is one 7th
tion, the women elected to make day none of us is likely to forget,

surgical dressings.For but 7,-19t2 what? happened on November '",", ......It:".. "' .
many of them It was A new -
3. Do any two people in the -
field of endeavor and the task they world have the same number of ':r..i' # !"> t
set for themselves far from
was .
hairs on the head? :
glamorous or one to inspire public 'I ..
4. THere may never have been a "Yo..t.--1 ;,
praise but the workers mat reg- football game like this, but let's I .. :, .,; .. ." .'
ularly twice a week and quickly + .
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see how many errors you can spotin II!;
mastered the art of making ban- this make-believe broadcast: These expertly-trained graduates of the Chief Commissary Steward's School are looking forward
dages for our men at war. There's only a minute left to joining the men who have graduated before them and are now serving on all fronts. New directorof
! Today the record of the Unit's to play The Gators have the the school is Chief George Lesser (front, center) and on his right is Chief William Isaacs who has
Ii accomplishment for these past bail Lanier Smith takes it, helped train the "combat-cooking" students since the school's inauguration .
i t months is one to boast about and runs 50 yards to his own goal -- -- ----
ir, : gratifying to each volunteer as line, scores the winning touch.
it Is to Red Cross headquarters. down and adds 12 points to FOOD IS IMPORTANT TO MEN IN SERVICE AND
Putting in 3568 hours the group the score. I

t completed 14,663 dressings Aver- 5. Who was named commanderin THESE LADS ARE TRAINED TO GIVE 'EM BEST
age attendance was 53 workers a chief of the Allied Navies for

month. The bandages varied In size the coming European Invasion: Numerous first-class cooks and
and shape, but each bundle ship-
Admiral Chester Nimite? AdmiralSir
ped was accepted as perfectlydone. Bertram Ramsey? Admiral bakers have gone out from the No Manpower Penn Airlines To
Chief Student'sSchool
George Dewey? Or Admiral Ernest Commissary
Now the group, under the lead- King? here and reports coming Hours Lost
ership of Mrs. A. C. McFall, has 6. All but of these three
one back from the various fronts Train Pilots For
a new quota to fill. In January
quotations is from the Bible: (a) HereNot
prove the worth of the training
they will make 30 stitched dress-
"The child is father of the man";
ings measuring 8 by 36 inches and (b) "Ye cannot serve God and they have received. a day's sick leave in 36 Uncle Sam's Navy

240 smaller dressings. Mammon": (c) "Man shall not live I It is not a case of learning how years' service.
With the help of every available by broad alone". I to cook at this school as every' That's the record of William
service wife, Mrs. McFall knows 7. Perhaps you didn't know that member is already a first-class F. Hansen, foreman of the paint Pennsylvania Central Airlines,
this and every succeeding monthly Madame Curie was the first woman and fabric shop at Pensacola among the first of the nation's air-
quota can be filled but it will take cook. Rather it Is a case of putting -
to serve in the French cab- I Naval Air Station Hansen ran lines to "go to war" with the
the same patience and determination inet, but you should know who was the finishing touches on their away from his home in Den- operation
that the Unit's founders demo the first woman to serve in the training by preparing them totake mark when 14 years old and of an Army cargo service,

onstrated. Cabinet of the President of the over the responsibility of sailed in Danish, Norwegianand recently was appointed to train
,r Every week new members come United States. Who? English ships before coming transport pilots for the Navy.
to the Sunday School room to volunteer 8. These bits of repetition are turning out a substantial and nutritious to this country. After serving Pilots for the Naval Air Trans

1r their services on Tuesdayand found in songs. (1) "Looky, looky, meal under any and all eight years in the U. S. port Service-which conducts a
Friday. Among the newcomers looky." (2) "Flirty flirty." (3) circumstances.The Navy he went to work in a far-flung network of air service

Is Mrs. Morgan Sellers whois 1 "Home, home, home." Can you students take their s u- Navy Yard. He has been em- wherever the ships and men of the
editor of Red Cross Purposes, I identify two of the three !songs! ? up ployed at Pensacola. since 1914. United States Fleet are baaed-.wrU
W, the informative magazine issued i 9. If three sailors were taking dies where most cook schools leave Hansen has seven brothers be trained in a transitional schoolto

monthly by the Duval County Mme. LaZonga's daughters out to off, learning the "science of food", and two sisters in Denmark be conducted by Pennsylvania-

Chapter of the American Red dinner, how many friends would vitamin content, and proper planning from whom he hasn't heard Central Airlines at Woodrum Fieldin
Cross. Also her sister, Mrs. Fon- since Germany invaded that Roanoke, Va. This announce.
they have to bring along to have of meals weeks in advance.
taine J.e Maistre. ment was made by C. Bedell Monro -
"dates" for all country.
the girls?
I Those who have just completed ? Probably the most intere.sUngpart president of Pennsylvania
10. John Quincy Adams won the
fifty hours of J"ork-and been 1824 Presidential election Andrew of their training comes toward the I tral Airlines, and for the Navy by
+ awarded red stars-are :Mrs. R. R. end of the intensive course. It is Capt. X. T. Ward, director of the
Jackson won it in 1832 and James
darken and Mrs. Ray Divis. Silver best described' as "combatcooking" : Aviation Training Division of the
Polk in 1814. All three defeatedthe
stars for twenty-five hours, go to unsuccessful candidate, who although the school passes it t2i Chief of Naval Operations. Con-
Mrs. N. B. McLeod Mrs .II. S. off as a field problem.The tract for the new school, one of the
said, "I'd rather be right than be
Duckworth Mrs. J. B. Lynch and men are handed a minimum only two to be operated for' the
President. Who was the three
Mrs. H. S. Callen. of cooking equipment and At St Vincent s Hospital Jacksonville Navy by commercial airlines, was
times defeated ?
man
Many are starting the New Year n* store: then told to tarn out Florida I signed in Washington. The Navy's
by joining the group now. It is a (ANSWERS ARE PRESENTEDON a meal fit for a hardfightingLanding Julian Set and Thomas Mrs. III Julian born fiosdlck, Friday.a Dec son other school is conducted by Amer-
service wife's privilege and pleas- I PAGE 8) party. With clay and 24. ican Airlines at Ft. Worth Texas.
-'- sand the tttudrnta throw together barrel a
ure. Sic and Mrs. Grady -- -
daughter, Mary Ellen born triday
; ---- -- -- an amazingly efficient
I .
Dec. 24.SK3c
/ oven and get about their business. and Mrs. Dewey G. Willis a
Two Vessels Named Up The Ladder They leant t. make full son. Dewey George Jr., born Friday. 20,000 Checks Are
use .t the home-made o"f'n'sht'at. Dec. 24.
They bake bread, potatoes Lt. and Mrs. Edward L. Foster a
For U. S. Victories Advancements In RatingsAt and the like at high temperature son Dec. Edward 24.AMM1e. Lowell Jr., born Friday, Cashed Per Month

(, and a* the ovens cool, and Mrs. Errneal Baker, a
\, A large aircraft carrier, under NAS, Jacksonville the meats soups and food requiring .on. Ronald Gene, bora Saturday, I The Station Facility: Office of
construction at the Navy Yard in a lower heat are cooked. Dec %i. the Barnett National Bank has
Norfolk, has been designated the The following men were rated effective An Interesting item Is that they Lt. and MI'.. Frederick Kurz. a I I fared well since its opening in
daughter Connie Jean, born Saturday
USS Tarawa, and an escort earner 1 January, 1911 from Squadron::: are not given yeast for the baking -
VPB ore No.2: Dec :25. July and at the turn of the yearit
heretofore known as the .To AMMlc-Frank Joseph/ Meilinger.Vliard but must alto make that Lt. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Rudd. a was handling approximately
. Woodcliff Bay, will be christenedthe \ Lee Smith. John Joseph Precisely, the field problem sun Christopher Thomas, born Sunday 20,000 checks a month for Naval
''
Spraiua. John Devlin Turner KennethMoritz Dec. .6.
Island in conditions of "
USS Makin commemorating closely approaches
and civilian here.
Donald Earl Baker, Jr., How Tech. Set. and Mrs. Thomas E. Williams personnel
American victories, it ard William Rues han Napoleon Rive establishing a beachhead for a son Thomas Earl, Jr., born Ed O. Clements, manager of
has been announced by the Navy T'O which these students may, in the Sunday. I.>eoc. :28.;! the Station bank, announced they
Department.These AMM2c-Daryl Chester Ilelserman. near future, be called upon to perform Chief Boatswain Mate and. Mrs. JeanBeardsley
were handlingIIOrne $8,000 monthly
Ransom Robert
S vessels with will muROr.aY Bafie1' Former of this a son. Bruce Brian, born
others wood. McDl. graduates :bunday.: Dec 2b in money: orders and a like
seek to avenge the loss of the escort Andrew Moran, Donald Francis Early-: school were at Sicily. Present Lt. and Mrs Dudley Billftl .a daughter. amount in travellers checks and
carrier USS Liscome Bay Shnffer Anthony Victor Sarcona, Max "J : students do have one advantageover AM. naa born Mrs.Monday Malcolm, Mft7.MtI.k5Onn.Malculm New York drafts. The bank now
sunk by enemy sumbarine on 24 To AM MV-Walter John JUrat \&C. former graduates in that they AlvIn, born Monday employs seven persons.
November 1943 in the ,Gilbert Is- Rudolph Valentino' Gray. Charles Edward are also allowed to literally "cook : Effective this week new hours
lands area.-the only vessel lost in man Charles lleckalhorn Edgar, John La Frenlere.Joseph) Hede-Robert with gas"-a portable gasburning born Lt. and Monday., Mrs. George Dec 27 D Peck a son were inaugurated and the Facility

that operation. Burns McDad. Edward One MII- stove having recently been Specialist Photographer :3c and Mrs. Office is open between the hoursof
W United States Marines, supported I ler. Charles James Kufft. Edward' added to their equipment. Ixiyd Sandsren.' a daughter Carolyn 1100 and 1500 each Monday.Tuesday ,
by warships and Naval forces Francis Duxan, Cornelius Joseph Several men in this last graduating Rae born Tuesday, Dec. 23, and
: The
James Harold Frank Julkowskl. Ralph Lt. and Mrs John L. William, a Wednesday.
stormed ashore on Tarawa 20 'I Anthony KIII th31t'r. John McIntosh, class have been in the thickof son John Louis III, born Tuesday, Office is open from 1100 to 1700on
t Nov., 1943.: and conquered it on To ARAlJc-Robert Spencer Saunders things In the Pacific. Van Dec 25.AMM2c!<<. Thursday Friday and Saturday
.Tamos Murray I Co well. Donald and Mrs Ras D ,
Cherry a
28 Nov. the the VINCKN-
Secretary of Navy Mnns Kss. Leonard Mason Irlck Drye, Bkrlc was on daughter IairyV'a ne. born !Tuesday and on all paydays.GermanBorn .
Frank Knox announced that four To AKM3c: -Richard Thomas Tintm I NES when she went down off the Dec 2tfLt > -a JU "'
\ days after the Marines landed, the To AKTIc-Cirl William lUnisch. Solomons during a Naval engagement and Mrs. Floyd Hurt. a son.
J Navy's Seabees had the airfield To Lawrence AEMJc-James Dudley Isaac fiance' Lester with the Japs. He was in Floyd. 23\Ulliford. Jr., born Tuesday.Dec. Hero

f there in operation. To AOMIc -William Austin Norris. I the water for a few hours before SK3c and Mrs. Edward Bore, a son,
United States Army and Marine To AOM2c-Thomis Henry McCar- i being picked up by: a destroyer. Edward Carol born Wednesday Dec. Fined One
r PennyLOS
ney, Jr.. James PhllUps Burns. Ralph 2t4.
forces captured Makin Island on Paul A recent graduate helped set up
Henry
Specialist Athletic le and Mrs Otis
; 23 Nov., 1943, as announced in a I To. AOAf 3c Charles Samuel field kitchens at Palermo Italy .,. Caw. a son, Michael Franklin, bornThursday. ANGELES (CNS) Sea.
communique of Admiral Chester Scli... .haupt. during World War I. When his- Dec 30. man Paul Frederick Tim a 51-
To AMlc-Charles Thomas Krttts. AMM2c and Mrs Edwin J. Kovarlk.a .
I i W. Nimitr. To StM&sAlfred WillieVimh, ":rn- tory repeated itself some months daughter Judith Swan. born Thurs year-old German-uorn hero of thoAmerlC.1.n
\ -----+--- ---- pot; ice Tolbert. John Albert Walker. back, graduates of the Jacksonville day. Dee M. Merchant Marine, plead
Clarence While.Speedy school were there. Start Srt. and Mrs. Gewse Alton- ed guilty here to charges of claiming
{ Flashlights Give LightS -----a I I It goes without saying, that Thursday.hack a daughter Doc. 30., Georicenna, born false American citizenshipand .-

Medics these men just graduated will soon AtM: c and Mrs Fiord Roberts, a was fined one penny.
I, To Help Operate Gal Gives Sailors prove to be some of the most pop- IOn John Brent bora Thursday. Tim, who has been in the Merchant I

BOUGAINVILLE (C/JS)-Navy ul1r gents in our naval forces- DecAMMTc: and Mrs. Albert A. Znadvs Marine 20 years and was
t surgeons operating by flashlight, The Slip-But Not Judge with special acclamation from the a daughter Patricia Anna bees ThvrsdaI.bl personally decorated by Admiral

f saved the life of a marine sergeant HOLLYWOOD (CNS Halted amphibious branch Dec and M. Mrs. Ira R Strahl. a Emory S. Land for heroism when
' after the landing on Cape for speeding: Josephine Lee, a -- -'OiitC daughter.: Joyce Lorraine born Friday. his ship was torpedoed in the
Torokina here. Using only flashlights pretty 21-year-od! hat check girl In the old Netherlands Navy, it Dec 31 South Atlantic, admitted he had
, the surgeons worked two had a good excu! c. "I had to drive was the custom to give the crew a -- toM authorities he was born in
hours and succeeded in removing fast to keep sailors from climbinginto shot of scnapps or gin before DiJjakn? Wisconsin. "I wanted to get 'apassport
c all shrapnel from the wounded my car" she told the judge going into battle. From this comes Dinghy is the name for the chip's I so I could go to sea
man and halting the hemorthagee.I who fined< her S50 anyway. the expression "Dutch Courage" smallest boat. again," he explained.

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The JAX: AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S.
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Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval 11
ittatons ataLeehand Naval Cecil Air Fields Station, and,the NavalRAiryCun 11J By Commander It. It. Marken, ChC, USN

ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters 1 1 The Of Life
of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand Library
the Naval Air Technical Training Center.
During the years, each of us has been con.

Rear Admiral Andrew C McFall. USN tributing a volume to our biography of life. I
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training! care not whether you are eighteen years of age or

sixty, for every year you have lived, that many
Captain Arthur CaIn. USN. volumes make up your library. Seconds of time are

Jacksonville Commandant Naval Air Station but words, minutes are but lines, hours are but

ovJi paragraphs, days are but pages, weeks are but
Captain John J. O-Malley (MC), USN. chapters, months are but sections, years are but volumes

Commanding. S. Naval Hospital OfficerU. in life's library. No wonder the seer of olden
times cried out and said, "Lord, teach us to numberour

Captain Joseph B. Lynch, A-VG), USNR days and apply our hearts unto wisdom."
Commanding Officer Nothing disciplines the mind like a review of
Naval Air Technical Training Center r memory. If we could re-write these volumes, I

11 wonder if the record would be different. If'e
Commander Edward E Dolecek. USN.
Commanding Officer had another chance, would we make the most of it?
Naval Air Gunner's School Then, this day, in the beginning of this New Year

and this new book, may our Heavenly Father helpus A'\
Utut Cot Chester Commanding L. Cawne Officer USMC (Ret). to fill it with goodness.In .1

Marine Barracks my files I ran across this message, author
tf KNOKAY.
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unknown
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Unit Col. William. Evans USMC (Ret), iN.v.r mind tho ceremony. H tttint"t}
Commanding Officer, L "1 came to my teacher with a quivering lip,
Marine Aviation Detachment My task undone;

Commander William I ;: ;- H.' llhrord, Jr.. USN. Master, give me another sheet,
Commanding Officer I have. spoiled this one.!
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Ready For Sea Duty?
old sheet stained and
Commander William O. Burch USN. "In place of the blotted
Commanding Officer He gave me a new one, clean unspotted
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field Check This List MatesWith Into my face, smiled and said,

'Do better next time, my child!
:The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service
material. Republication! of credited matter prohibitedwithout sea duty Imminent for "
permission of CNS War Department 205 E. many men on this! Station, the Jav 1 went to the throne with a quivering heart
42nd St.. N. Y, C. Air News reprints a questionnaire Supplies and Accounts upon a The old year done:
headed, "Are You Ready For Sea?" change in their mailing ad- 'Father, has thoit another chance for met
Let's GoChristmas It has been utilized at the Ad- dress f I have lost this one.!

>'ance l Natal Training Schools, ( ) Have you fully acquainted
has now come and gone. Mostof Seattle, Wash., and Includes questions yourself with the various purposes "lIe took the old year, stained and blotted
for which allotments can And. gave me a new one, clean, unspotted.Then .
about insurance allotments
,
the ]leaves, and special liberties are over. ,
be registered down into my sad heart, smiled and said,
family allowances, service records I
The :year 1914 has really begun. pay, etc.Believing. C. Sailings Bonds: I 'Do better next, time, my child.' ''

This is the year of great expectations. that personnel at this ( ) Hare you investigated the advantage .

There's a war to be won and most of that station may be Interested In using of savings bonds as

winning will have to be done in the next 12 such a list, it is reproduced here In investments f I His Last LetterThe I
( ) //, 80, have investigatedthe
you
full, and should be clipped, checked -
months All of us have a job to do here. at once, and carefully saved by method of bulling savingsbonds

Let's do it better than we did in 1943. Let'sdo all men who are subject to sea by means of allotments! following letter was written by Lieut, (jg)

it better than we'll ever do a job gain duty-to he rechecked just before ( ) Are bonds previously purchased Wallace: Bonaparte) young Los Angeles lawyer,

For never again in our lifetime will there be going to sea being kept in a safe to his parents just before his death In the South

much at stake. place ashore 1'acific last September.) "'e reprint it here for any
so Can You Answer "Yes" to the D. Family Allowance (3rd Class
inspirational qualities !It may hold for our readers."I .
It's all up to us whether the year 1914 will)] I Following Questions? Petty Officers and Below), had hoped never to have to write this, for

,; go down in history as one of glorious victories A. Insurance: ( ) Have you investigated( to sec over a long period, even after being sent overseas,

and final triumph for the United ( ) Have you taken out the maximum if allowances you arc eligible for family I had been safe and secure, but lately I have
Nations just another period in which been in some tight spots. I do not expect to die
or as ($10,000)) amount of ( ) If you are eligible, have you
in this war- no one does-but I am playing on
nations fought and hopefully waited another Government insurance filed an application for family my
luck
more and more. Only in the event It does not
( ) Have notified the
year for the decision. You can help to ? you persons allowances hold out will you get this letter.

bring this war to a swift conclusion by exerting stated eficiaries in your that policy they arc ai ben-the ( ) for Have additional you filed allowances an application incase "It would' not be written now, for I have no pre-

every ounce of your strength in beneficiaries of your policy of an increase in number monition of death, were it not that I know full well
the
whatever task you are assigned so that 1914! ( ) Have you changed the beneficiaries of dependents place lives that I and my personal welfare play in
and
your in hearts. This cannot
can really be the "Victory Year." if your listed martial in your status policy has ( ) Have and you disbursing notified the personnel your grief, but it may your serve to convey my frame ease
in
changedf officers of mind at the prospects of losing my life, and my
case
of
( ) Have you checked to see if status (i.e.change, death of dependents of dependents frame of mind may be of some importance to you.
"At first when I knew I was in I
Rolling BandagesIt insurance allotment is thoughta
your or children becoming of .
lot
about it. I worried continually frantically at
,
was reported last week that Navy active on the pay roll age, de) the thought of all the happiness I would miss
in
( ) If you have been issued a pol- ( ) Upon filing an application .1 my
wives at the Naval Air Station rolled from icy, is it located in a safe place prior to transfer, have married life that started out so wonderfully, and of
you how
Christmas dress- ashore you, who have built your lives around my
Thanksgiving to 800 small checked to see if deduction is health and
and 400 bandages. This again ( ) Itow have any property, being made on happiness and success, would feel.
ings large have made will your pay account "After a while I ceased to think of dying. Now
a
you f
breaks an outstanding record which was I never do-except in moments like this, when I do
also established by these same Navy wivesa B. Allotments: E. Pay: so for a definite purpose. I am innured to death.

month ( ) Have you registered allotments ( ) If you have been rated recently It; it comes I am mentally and morally prepared.
or so ago. for the support of your are My primary thoughts out here
you drawing the are of life; of win-
While on the surface rolling a few bandages dependents pay of your present rate ning the war and returning some day to you and

:; for a few hours a week may not seem ( ) Have you designated the pur- ( ) // you have completed a pay to my dear wife.

like very much, it is quite obvious that the pose for winch your allotments period, are you drawing the "I am deeply conscious of what I am fighting
results will)] be of great benefit to the "humancasualties" have been registered (f.e'J dependency increase in pay' for anid would not sit at home during this war If I
savings, etc.) could What I
( ) If you have completed any fight for is not an abstraction tome
that the year of 1944 will bringto ( ) Have you instructed your dependents duty requiring extra pay, suchas It is not any vague ideal of freedom or democ-

our forces. These bandages are needed on to notify the Allot- messman, etc., are you cre- racy. I reduce it to the most elemental of emotions,

all the, fighting fronts as well as right hereon ment Section of the Bureau of dited with same? that: of man's instinctive, dominating, intense desire

this station and the women who devote to: protect those individuals whom he holds dearest.
,
wife, Peony, whom he meets in I don't claim that this is the reason for any other
small deserve the New
their time matter how Books In
no man's
,
college when sb' is one of his stu- participation in the war. It is my own. .
thanks of every man in uniform.We dents, is bent on gettin away "So the fact I may die while I am protecting you WI
wish that more service wives would Station LibraryGIDEON from the "hicks in the Middle does not appall me in the least. If I do I shall be

just take off a few hours a week and come to West" and making their home in happy to have done what I have to preserve your

the Naval Air Station Red Cross Unit. It PLANISH, By New York where they can hob lives and way of life, and all of the sacrifice and
Sinclair Lewis nob with all effort on to
the celebrities. your part rear me as a good citizen,
would take so little of their time, ;yet meanso (Available at the Main Station It is difficult, however to do educated and successful, are not wasted.

much to the men who may some day be Library-The man who startledthe Mr. Lewis' latest book justice in "So, although you will grieve, do not, please do

in desperate need of them. nation with his satirical, a review as limited in space as not, be bitter. Know that I am smiling here as I
"Main Street" almost a genera- this. It should suffice, to say, how- write at sea-that I am content that I am doing
tion ago has come through again ever, that it is by far one of his what I want to do and must do. Be proud that you
better books, and that it did a good Job of reaiing me to do
with another outstanding novel.It ]. is cer- what was my
Use The FerryNot is so superior to the last few tainly encouraging ', see Mr. chief purpose. Live out your lives to the fullest,
Lewis out of his slump i4 last. without loneliness or pain Wherever I am, I will
enough people yet seem to realize attempts of :Mr. Lewis that one is
be at
-": peace, and if there is a heaven I have a
inclined to praise it far above its !.--
comfortable of
is clear
that there a more way actual worth.Nevertheless. conscience and clean soul. And know, also,
reaching downtown Jacksonville than by Divine Services that I love you above all and that to me you are
it is which
a story
free. the grandest, dearest people in the "
riding the bus. And it is absolutely world.
will keep you entertained and l'rot"tant ('hapt'l: :\lu"Un Road and
Every day at 1700 and 1800 the ferry amused all the way. You can't Birmingham "'t'nue.

leaves from the Station pier and in approxi- help sympathizing with the high 0730Holy OB3<>--Recruit Communion Divine service !\from Other Papers I

mately 45 minutes takes you to the city of ambitions of GUV Planish, a col- O1G-Tmlnlns! Center Divine service
lege teacher \ :th high political 0930-Sund.lY School (small chapel),
Jacksonville. There is no crowding, no pushing ambitions, but you sometimes won- 045--'neI'01 BI-VesPf'r service.Divine service The ChaplainA

and no waiting. der whether he knows what its all Catholic Chapel: Muslin lloid and
This ferry service has been established in about. While he continually talks Ilirmiiiftliam! Avenue. man of God with officer's stripes on his sleeves
06-JO:: -:M.iss. is, at first sight an anomaly if he were
about how much he is going to do or worse
order to help relieve the transportation load 0700-:M.iss.fWV Invested with
/
military
authority but the
for the common "n, he never- Mass: ; Navy commissions
created by the expansion of war activities theless accepts propaganda positions ()!t,3n-Mass.: its chaplains merely in order to make tJI :
here and in Jacksonville. Your use of it will with organizations which 1100-:Mass. possible for them to work in a military organization,

not only alleviate the strain put on the hold the little man in contempt, Komi( hrUtl.in and Itirmlnchnm Science" "rrvire",unlit'!: Muslin are and their right to give orders is limited to those who
to say the least. 1100 Small chapel. assigned to them as aides. A clergyman, on en-
buses every night at 1630 but give :you a Jewikli' I''nll'1udln Road and tering the Navy or the Army, loses nothing of his
well. For who Gideon has hopes oC becoming a liirmingham; Avenue (small sacred
more optimistic attitude as chapel character. He is not required to violate any of
United States Senator but the 17X( ) S.ibbalh service ( .
has ever been known to complain when they closest he comes to it is the dubious anrjil-Sabbath service (Friday,/ ). the canons of his church, nor is he expected to play
(*'l0-Tlerotlons any tricks with his conscience but
Saturday) He suffers no loss
were comfortable? pleasure of meeting one. His 1000-Devotions ( he
Sunday) Cecil Field.1HInI111.YRMJMHMU1wN. gains a great deal.--ON COURSE, NAS, Atlanta.




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Doctor: "Pretty women make me
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: By Kalagian, Y2c rifle'"
.' Boot: "Look at the number"
-f.: The holidays are over and the New Year has begun From every C. P.O.: "And v.hat's that got
.t.. where comes the prediction of big things for 1944. All of us hope to do with it'"
; that it will be the year of victory, but, come what may, we should be Boot: "To make sure it's my
prepared for an eventuality. However serious and tragic this war gun"

may: be, there are .still little .stories created by the men who arefighting
it mat make toe American (II She Knows

sense of humor what it Is. visiting his brother and sister-in- Sugar Daddy (as they finished
t It is with that spirit that we tell law there, he received a bank draft dinner in a private room at a
. our tales in this column every for $20, Accompanying the money roadhouse) : "Er, er, how about a
. week So, mates, grab your was a Xmas card and the follow- little demitasse now, my dear?"
favorite cigarette and let's see ing typewritten poem in blank Chorus Girl: "I knew it! You
what stories we have in store verse: weren't treating me like this for

There's nothing one can get for nothing."

The other afternoon at the Sta- a Sailor-he gets all his things It SAxrts
ion Theatre while the picture G. I.
A night In June, a silver moon;
!'Johnny Come Lately, starring All his. pants, shirts, socks and A kiss, a glance that wins;
Jimmy Cagney was being shown,
hats-can't even buy him a tie. A
question shy, an answer spry-
the following message came over
r the loud speaker system. Perhaps. tho' sometimes you need And then the fight begins
especially if beenha'lng .
"............, compartment cleaner, money jou've
Ii tough luck _
report back to the barracks: What She Likes
" So this Christmas just keep for
on the double. Two debbles
were discussing
/
The moral of this to be your present the bank draft "
seems "
lads. \\hen It rome' to men, said
that in order to gain prominence good for Twenty Bucks vt-Rkn aHtsMAO -- '( the first, "I like 'em tall, dark,
these days, you have to be a compartment Maybe it ulll win you some mon- I R1, un KPOT,w., and handsome.
cleaner. ey, if the Queen of Spades you Replied her chum: "The only way
evade. That's what I love about you honey, you'r* such a darn swill cook"J I like them is. tall), dark, and hand.
Melvin Elliott, Ship's Cook, 2c, Drop It fast on some other poor cuffed!"
was one of the lucky ones who sucker' or play a safe game of
spent Christmas at home, which Old Maid Bond, or In Jacksonville spendan ly in the Balkans here s hoping, Not That

: to him is Flint, Michigan. While Of course you can buy a War evening of fun anyway Most of the Holiday Teacher (pointing to deer at the
All we ask in exchange is that you leaves are almost all over, zoo: ) "What is that'"
Rend us the scalp of a Jap or but mine started yesterday, and Johnny: "I don't know."
": :, She Swims And Acts a Hun mates, that's certainly a fine feel- Teacher: "W at does your mother -
SMOKING LAMP'S OUT.
,_ So Merry Christmas, Happy New ing call your Father"
Year and so forth Good Luck -- Johnny: "Now don't tell m6

. .., ,, all the year thru Mama, Papa and "Baby" that's a louse."
A pleasant Journey back to Florida -
and an able crew waiting Schremph Join Navy Puppy' Love .
tr
for >ou. I UTICA, N. Y. (CNS-An en- "What's puppy love?"
Not bad, is It mates I tire family joined the Navy here "It's" the beginning of a dog'a

recently when Jacob Schremph, 37, lite.
.- Here is a reminder for you 'a tugboat captain, signed on; his
: churchgoing bluejackets and ma- wife, Mary, 28, joined the No Need
.... rines. The General Divine Services WAVES; and his son William, 17, Y2c: "Why don't you laugh when
" '. : formerly held at 1100 in the All- became an apprentice seaman. the lieutenant tells a joke
. ,k Saint's Chapel is now scheduledat -- Ylc: "I don't have to. I'm being

I', "'..... 1045 Make a note of it, so Dance-Rates transferred tomorrow."
. .' you don't go wandering into the Special
". Chapel 15 minutes late Mal Hallctt and his Coca-Cola Only KiddingA
:, .' band will furnish music for a playful aviator in the South
I Frank Marsteller has put out dance at the Duval Armory in Pacific, about to land, radioed the
.
' another call. Due to transfers to Jacksonville Saturday night. Rates field: "Vdl.happy! be come. Sollyme

I' sea and other stations, the ranksin for service personnel attending the "'late. Me Melican boy do fine
the Choir have been depleted dance have been reduced to 99c. job He was able to land, after

C w t Y So, all you guys who have a nice, --.--[ the anti-aircraft fire opened, only
loud voice which you think has Dangerous Duty by radioing the explanation: "Cut
musical possibilities take a hike During World War I the U. S it out, fellas. 1 was only Mddin''

for yourself to the chapel and see Coast Guard lost in combat a It
DependsMech
Frank. He's been known to do larger percentage of its officers
wonders, even with those who and men than did either the Armyor : "I've got to shove off "
can't sing! Navy. (From Gosport, Pensa- now and meet a gal" at 34th and
cola). Broadway at 1830.

HIT OF TUB WEEK-A blond -": Yeoman" : "Who's the luckygirl'

walking into the Ship's Service
office calmly displacing a $1,000 Commercial BulletinFOR Mech: "How do I know whop,
be at
: 34th and
bill. The entire office force was RENT

\ flabbergasted when she asked tohave Room with kitchen privileges, 2310 1830'j
4tt to ten 100 dollar 2-7'502 [
% it changed Bdylew """
'4w bills Room..:.double (breakfast optional). Bomb Recipe '
Call 2-2583 after 5. An aged Scottish
Room, 2601 Park Street, 77968. woman giv
SMOKIES Too many empty FOR SALE ing her recipe for taking a bomb.
cars are still streaming down the Girl's 24-In blcjcle Call C. J Ke>ser, Ing:
lift to a Ext. 8598 "When the air-raid warning
road without offering a
man in uniform What et'er I 2-.ftgt s after blcjcle I 5 P. M with basket Call sounds I take the Bible from the
it'S happened to this "Salute and Ride" 1939 Chrysler. motor recently overhauled shelf and read the 23rd Psalm.
+ ; idea, anyu.'ay' Reports have it : new recapped tires. Call Mr Then I put up a wee bit of prayer.
,
Martin Ext 441
. .. Then I take
. r but a wee drap o' whiskey

that some are saluting, very 1941 Ford Deluxe Sedan excellent
few are ailing them the opportunity condition: good tires: J, E. Kellogg to steady my nerves, Then
Senator Alexander 1412 Cumberland Road, Ext 538 I get in bed and pull up the covers -
of riding
Table model radio Lt, Wiley, "Wisconsin, will present a A, C, I Office, Bldjr. SM, E\t 8569 then I tell Hitler to go
,, S.S Sert' cemau's bill soon which mil Living!; room suite and bedroom suite to hell.
than Maulden, 1118 Allegheny Road Naval -_
be much more comprehensive Air station
the present mustering out pay idea 1938 Plymouth Coach: very good prewar No Wonder
Not so long ago Esther Williams used to be a national swimming From what ue'te heard it tires I : clean" inside and outside:, "I would like to see the judge,
heater $573 !See or call Major Cramp please
champion But like a few other mermaids she has turned to the sounds like a pretty good deal for MAD. NATTCen, Ext 760 I
movies for a more complete display of her talents Right now she returning servicemen The Russian 1937 Ford Club Convertible. ESchlesel. />, "Sorry, sir, but he Is at dinner."
Is appearing with Red Skelton in "Mr, Co-Ed in which picture she adt'ance into Poland may Ext 8606. I "But this is important!"
have some important psychologicaleffect WAN TED: I "Can't be helped, sir. His honor'
will have the opportunity to prove that she can really swim and be Household furniture. Ens. F. S.
rather fetching at the same time. in a lot of places, particular- Brennecke, 2-8248 is at steak!"



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O and G Has Fine Recreational Facilities Holidays Did



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With holiday leave still in effect

another light week ,of play
was run off in Commandant's
k Cup and Admiral's Cup basket

Edmund Walsh Y2c 2
ball.Of
By the four leagues competing,
enlisted men of the National and
YOU may like your bas- : American, league, beat the Recruit

ketball flavored with a tower- tug 10 games.DocksFerries.

ing center who can jump up leader in the

and drop a basketball down Amreican league, beat the Recruit
f aiL It. Center, 36 to 27. Hambrick with
into the hoop or you may not. 18 points paced the winners while

Such a center, one George O'Queen got 11 markers for the
Mikan, whom we saw cavort i 0 rtp ?!. losers.

in the Chicago stadium a few Seaman Guard, with Horning
connecting for five baskets and
before Christmas is
days ., '" four free throws. whip ed T 4 30
among the most exceptionalof to 23. Cro>er had 16 points for T 4.

basketball's tall men. He .' Assembly and Repair scored a
is perhaps the central reason ,, 28 to 22 win over Marine ,Barracks -

why Chicago's De Paul Uni- \ J' .chucked Shots "The in six Ace"baskets Dewski f.\

versity, small but mighty ; 'i impossible angles foi the

among basketball schools, is ners while Cullen totaled 7 pointsfor
"
.the possessor an 11 game Cards magazines, letter writing and listening to the radio are other forms of recreation and relaxation : VF Marine 4 and Barracks.5 beat VPB 2 (1) bya
inning streak. open to 0 and G personnel in Building 601 Playing cards are: P. D. McClure, AOM 2c; N J. Hunter, 22 to 14 margin Clammer and
Against Indiana, where they AOM 3c; J. Rixey, AOM 2c and S. Elliott, AOM 2c. I

say some pretty fair basketball Student Officer League J .
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Is played, AiiKan connected: lor W U Pet.
s Gunnery 4 0 .1.p>
27 points while the" Blue Demon No NAS Bowling Set VPB 2 tit 21 : l
were" giving the Hoosien an 81 VPB 2 (:l>)> 0 2 .())

to 43 drubbing Until Next Monday VIi VF4 0 0 1 2 .0 OliO 0VOVCS

We watched two good basket- AU will be uiet on the Bowl- 0 0 .000
ball teams earlier on the double- ing front this week as the main Officers LeagueW
header card. We ex-football L Pct.
saw station alleys are being recon
I VPB 2 (2) 4 0 1-000
rivals Otto Graham, of Northwestern ditioned Play will resume for VO-VCS 3 Y 1.05)
and Johnny Lujack of Notre both officer and enlisted per- IJ V 5'iS't Recruit Outer 3 1 ;rod
r 'F'4&5 12 .:t1.1
their stuff the
Dame doing on
sonnel next Monday.The O and r. 12 AllA
hardwood-and they can too-but officer league wiU con- and R "A" 0 3 .000
reaching above all basketball tinue in the Admiral's Cup Public Works 2 .XX)
Operation 0 1 ,0)X)
like the State
players Empire
competition while the enlistedmen A and R "B'0 1 .<**)
looms above the rest of New will begin ke ling in Supply Commltsarr O 0 .(XX)
York's skyscrapers was this same Commandant's cup competition National League"
:Mr .Mikan \V Pct
At six feet eight inches, he U a rP ______ o and n 2 l1, )
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A and R SI )
a beautiful-to-watch basketball '. S VF 21 .Cfifi
Bill Will _
plajer. His coordination and Chipley : Tarmacs 2 1 CT 6
knowledge of where the basket Marine Barracks 3 2 .GOO
VPB 2 (It 12 .3.T.1
I* along With good team play BasketballFor VPB 2 <2) 13 .)1)
make him a likely candle 'e Play VO-VCS O 3 )
for All American center this seaM Personnel .0 1 .000
T 1 00 .())O
>n. x, .t 1p', American
He is great on followup shots PensacolaAviation t.\: ,. ,_, LeagueW L PetDorks .

controlling the ball around the Ordnance and Gunnery has stepped out and provided a fine set of Hospital.Ferries 5 3 0 1 100.1.-r.-,.)
backboards and tip in shots. And Cadet Bill Chipley, recreational facilities for men of its department topside in Building 601 Boat llttuse 1 2 .:.TOSeaman
the darn guy is clever too. He star end on the Naval Air Station's Table tennis, billiards boxing and wrestling are among the sports : Guard 1 2 ATI
passes out enough when "guarded"near 1942 football team is still activein available Here while his T4 12 33.1
E. A. Ramirez, S2c, left, looks on opponent Fire IVpl. 0 3 ,,090
the basket to make for some Navy sports. Bill will play basketball F. E. Rogers, AOM 3s,, right, aims to drive a ball into a far pocket R rrult Outer .O 1 .001)
deception. He's not an eternal' this season with the Pen Spectators are: 1. to r., G P. Morgan. AOM 2c. F. W. Doyle, AOM 3c; VM hangar 0 0 .())
shooter but has been largely responsible -: sacola Naval Air Station wherehe Ships Store 0 0 .O))
I. E. Sofka. CM Ic; J. Montgomery, AOM 3c; J, W. Augustine AOM 3c; Matn Caller 0 0 ..000Biffins
.
for De Paul's top heavy is in flight training. and F. A. Rice, AOM 2c.
victories. Recipient of passes thrown by had 7 points aoiece for
Like a mother hen watching her I George McAfee, Vic Fusia and the fighter unit while Bishop got
brood, he sees everything on the Ray Terrell he was outstanding 8 Enter FinalsIn 8 points for VPB.A .
court and is as valuable on de- in the Station's triumphs over Fighters and R notched a hard fought
fense as on offense. He can leapin Pensacola.: Duke and Clemson. victory over the Tarmacs 41 to 32
the air and bat a ball away Was' In Physical TrainingAt Green Cove due chiefly to the efforts of Shots
from the basket or if close enoughto the Station here, Chipleywas Boxing Demkowski who got 19 points. So- .
the player shooting he some- assigned to the Physical den. Tarmac sharp shooter, managed -
times leaps up to stop a shot be- Training Department as a seaman, By C. S. Wilkes" Ylc to tally 11.
fore it can gain enough arch to second class. He attended Clem- Before a large audience of wildly enthusiastic fans Tuesday night T 4 defeated the Fire Department -
be on its way. son for three years before entering eight scrappers slugged their way into the finals of the all-station 25 to 12. Teahon was high
Too tall for the draft and too the Navy. His ambition had boxing tournament at the Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove man for T 4 rrith 10( points while
tall for the rest of the nation' always been to be a Navy flier. Springs, in their quest for the Gold Medal championships. Dunn had 6 for the Fire Dept

basketball players to stop Giant The Goslings will open their I On contestant P Torsanko. i Hospital took a one sided game
George is going to bft' heard schedule Friday 7 January with Amm2c of VF, did walk off with from Seaman Guard 31 to 12 with
from. In compiling its 11 game nearby Fort Barrancas and will a title when he decisioned R. F. Cagers Invited To McDougall leading the way on
winning streak, De Paul lias play a second game with the soldiers I Noll another VF man, with a i four baskets Pieczerka's three
toppled Glenview NAS' Navy the following evening I lightning right jab and aggressive' points were high for the Guards-
Pier, Nebraska, Indiana among Only a tentative schedule has tactics. The remainder of the Use Main Station men.
mid western teams and knocked been arranged but negotiationsare championship bouts will be contested Soden led the Tarmacs in a 32
over the two strongest teams to underway with Tulane and on next Tuesday night. Tor- to 2i assault on VPB 2 (2) getting
appear in Madison Square Garden Loyola universities, Tyndall Field, sanko fights at 132 pounds Courts All DayThe 16 points on 8 baskets. Davis, of
this year, Long Island University's Fort Benning, Brookley Field and started with VPB swished the net four times
The prelim fights a
perenially strong: Blackbirds other teams near Pensacola I and added a free throw for VPB.
59 to 38 and Arkansas, Lt (js) Jim Birr, former In- ,I flurry of action when 125 pound- main station auditoriumwill Docks-Femes won a convincing -

rated" one of the top teams In diana University ali-American, I .. be open all day today: for victory from the Boathouse
the southwest, 59 to 30. will coach the squad and be a K. MlddlrUn IM iii., Srmtc cuD teens M. I,. use by individuals or teams: who 43 to 23. Hampton with 16 points .
The Chicago school seems head- plpaying member. Omul. AM"! ed for a big year in basketball.But .j 137 Ik. HUM night basketball league. ket ahead of his teammate Ilan.)
tab Mikan also He's tall, D. r. Jrr.mr, b"ae venut JJ.. Units wishing to use the floor brick who collected 14 points.Scab's .
J'tt.
dark and basket wise. Ranptaa for team practice should call Lieut NAS boxing tournament
C'lanD.
I nib.
WING TIPS Lt. (jg> Albert Joe Louis To Box G. Jones, t>f'ae Venus C. r.rbllippi. Raymond Forsberg at the Welfare' winner proved his mettle on the
DiMeolo of the physical training .. l't office Ext. 498, as the gym will hardwood by putting together
department attended the recent 147 U <'!... be open from 1000 to 2100. I three baskets and two free throws.
At Camp BlandingSgt. 1'. 11(. Ifrrrrm, AOM3e yens I*. F.: Marine Barracks VO-
championship:: pro game betweenthe Grant. The court has been restriped and I thumped
Chicago Bears and the Wash- n! Ik. flM is all ready for use. There will bean VCS 30 to 25. Thibault and Cam-
ington Red Skins. The former Joe Louis heavywe1/ N. A. Mrdlork, ("rale: rersiif K. ample supply of basketball pone with 9 and G points respec-
Pittsburgh Steeler player and champion of the world since Jt31, Minion, I'vt available for all who wish to take tively were high for the Marine
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Captain of Pitt's '29 Rose Bowl wiU appear in an exhibition at If Mardirsiaa 137 lb., AMSc 1'1. Yf'ra. T. J.RaiU. workouts I while Murphy and Kelleher, with
team concurs in the opinion of Camp Blanding Friday 7 January. ., K*aZ('. I 6 and 5 points res-ecU\'f'ly pacedthe
sports writers who covered the Sponsored by the special service 16* tit. C'b... Six Entries So I'ar losers
game. "The outcome could very division of the army service forces L.. VI' Ilurnrtt, AOMV versus K. C.. Already! Recruit Center. Docks- In the officers' league VPB 2

likely have been different had not the ring contingent features Louis, llrrring, t.In H.. ('Ia..* Ferries VPB 2 (1)>. Navigation : (2) won a pair of games, beat
Sammy Baugh been injured earlyin Corp, Walker Smith, known to r J. weber, A>l>I3e vrr u* J. IIr Training, Cooks-bakers and the ing A and R 25 to 23 and 0 andG.
the game." Pro football may fight fans as a Sugar Ray Robinson .'t. Pit.Referee. I NATTC have signified their inter- 28 to 19. Gelsh and McKenna
mrs. a chance to field one of the" outstanding welterweight for the bouts was Lieut. : est in the one-dav-a-weelc league had 6 and 5 points respectively in
game's greatest'college passers| of Pvt. George Wilson the Jackie (Jg) J. G. Patrick. Judges were and some of these teams \vMery VPB's win over A and R Williams
recent' years, for Glenn Dobbs!!, Wilson, who once held the world's Lt. R. G. Waite and Lt. U. T. likely work out today. Other units had 8 points for the losers.In .
star of the Randolph Field Army" welter crown, Heavyweight Corp Forsberg I wishing to enter the competition the triumph over O :and G, McKenna
team which tied Texas in the Cot- Bob Smith, Sgt. James Edgar and ----- I should contact the \\'el'.lre office was high with three baskets
ton Bowl, is doing. his beat service Corp, Robert J Payne trainer ers D. E. :Mhldl ton. Station Police immediately and a free throw while Kesj-
for Uncle Sam Uobbs More than 630,000 troops in the I and W. T. Boy land. Securhy On Monday at 1630: there will lee led 0 and! G with 7 tallies.In .
record with the Fliers this year U S. have witnessed Louis in ex- Watch hooked up in a touch and be a meeting of the teams enteredin the Student Officers'
was 203 passes attempted; 108 iibttions, according to War Department go bout with Middleton piling up the league at the Welfare office Gunnery won three games, leal.4e
passes completed; (for an average! figures. He is slated enough points to get thq judges'. Final: preparations will be VPB 2 (1) 25 to 17 and ::
of16); 1453 yards gained soon to begin an overseas" tour. nod. made and play will Ret underway and lastly VF 4 28 to %5. '

through pas"ln.and. a total of Marine Guard \n VI' reek from todiy I In the resoective games Ecul
1909 through passing and running ship footbafl squad are slated for An interesting by-play to the with 8 points. Fellows with 12

. Stanley Pointek, AMMlc. transfer: ':' Volley ball one of tournament has beeu the friendly excitement readied its peak U. the I points and Morelli with 7 points,
has gone to Chicago for advanced the most popular activities in the ,rivalry carried on between Mi- final bout of the excellent card were high; for VPB 2 (1) while
training several members ot fall Admiral's Henderson, t".iUt, Jackson, with
is
Cup competition
rine Guard and VF squadron to when: E. G. Herring of MarineContinued
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the main station Marine 9, and IJotulinot, will 10( were
champion-: slated for an early spring debut. annex: Ute team chamoionship. The I
on pace sets pace sellers for the losers.


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Recognized Stars Stood Out to The Inquiring TOP NOTES BY OVERLIN s


-New Year's Day Bowl Games "


New Year's Day bowl games of 19-14, if they carried any ReporterQUESTION

forecast of next fall, flashed unpredictability across the grid

horizon.In OH YOU '

the seven major games : Everybody, WOULDN'T

played in the nation, two resultedin well almost everybody, makes KNOW ME -

major upsets, another was a Heard Of Hunchy? TakeA New Year's Resolutions Did I'M NEW HERE

mild upset and still another wasa you make one, and if so what

surprising tie.Outstanding Look At The RecordsOne was it?

performances were ANSWERS:

turned in by such well known of the brightest stars of J. G. GOFF, Cox: "I plan to

tars as Eddie Prokop, Steve Van the 1944 East-West game was Indiana's quit smoking. I never really tried
before and I've never before madea
Buren, Bob Hoernschemeyer, Glenn Bob Hoernschemeyer, who New Year's resolution, and I'll N a '
was the
freshmen
Dobbs Alvin Dark, and Jim Hall- among of the Big Ten outstanding last season. let you know if it works later

:mark. James S. Kearns, Chicago Sun ARTHUR E. STEWART, S2c;

At .New Orleans, La., in the writer, summarizes his season accomplishments "I'm not going to gripe any more
when I get back into civilian life,
Sugar TJowl. Georgia Tech's Rambling over the course of
'Wreck' had all the cogs oiled a 10 game conference campaign.The because the Navy has taught me" a

: tvhiie'thuniping: Tulsa 20 to 18. 17 year old former Cincinnati lesson. That's my resolution.
\ EDGAR THURMAN, AMM3c,
:';, Eddie Prokop Tech's great pass star:
er'did'hi,, < best work running as "1. Played 508 out of 600 minutes "I resolve to keep silent about the
I don't short not
... hU long dashes and steady hammering missing 47 minutes against things "like. On ,
to talk at all.
at- the Tulsa, line .helped Wabash when his leg was hurt,
HELEN "I
WILLAMS AerM3c
,,, Bet ',up pay off markers. Touch but only 45 minutes, or five a :
downs: Ga. Tech: Broyles, Tinsleyand game the rest of the year. make a batch of 'em every year,
Scharfschwerdt; Tulsa: Shed- 2. Carried the ball 201 times and I never kept one yet. I'm
to do this and do
, locky. Ford and Leforce. for a net gain of 515 yards. always going "
that, and I never do any of 'em.
s 3. Threw 155 completing -
passes,
-S L.S.U. Whips Aggies ANDREW ORCUTT, Sic: "To
70 for 1,136 yards.
In Miami, Fla., Louisiana 4. Punted 61 times for an average kill a Jap, if I get within killing
State turned the table on range of one in '44."
of 33.4 kick.
Texas A and M, 19 to 14 with per MAHLON WARD AM2c : "I
5. Returned 28 punts for 635
Steve Van Buren, L.S.U. star, never made a New Year's resolution -
yards. .
th standout player In the 6. Returned 12 kickoffs for 188 in my life. I don't like to
Orange Bowl, running 63 and yards. make promises I know I won't

12 yards for two scores. Touchdowns 7. Returned four intercepted keep."
L.S.U. Van Buren JACK BUSSEY AM3c "I
: ((2), passes a total of 85 yards. :
G.-de; Texas A. and 51. Burditt of make New Year's resolutions
Hun-
By way comparisons:
and Stettegaftt. chy's 461 total plays were 15 shortof every year. Hundreds of 'em, butI

Out on the west coast under- the listed National Collegiate never expect to keep any of Helldivfr Gives Japs Just That At
California them. I'm
dog Southern solidly record set by Davey O'Brien of no different from any-

whacked the Washington Huskies Texas Christian in 1937 His body else. I resolve not to over-
29 to 0. George Callanan, Trojan punt return yardage of 635 breaks drink, for instance, then I go out First Real Test In Raid On RabaulThe

right half back, snagged two I the listed and overdrink." aerial
record of 616 by Don Navy's newest wea-
short passes from sub quarterback Geyer of Colgate in 1941 His CPL. WILLIAM McCARROLL: pon, the Curtiss dive bomber, Hell- .
Jim Hardy, one for 11 yards and of 22.7 "Not to drink too much. It looks Cary Grant StarsIn
average yards on each punt diver, is in action.In .
another for 12 yards for touch- like rationing and shortages of
return breaks of
the listed record its first smash at the Japanese -
downs. Touchdowns: So. Cal G. 21 set in 1940 Jackie liquor are going to force me to Rabaul Nov.
yards by in the raid on ,
Callahan ((2) G. Gray (2)). Robinson of U. C. L. A. keep my resolution this year. I've 11, the Helldiver, bigger and Monday MovieA
A mild upset came about in the' is been making it every year for five 1
dive bomber
Hunchy. one might safely say, heavier than any pre
Cotton Bowl where a surprisingly! the composite Hustlin' Hoosier." years" now and I've never kept it viously used by our armed forces, Navy picture starring Cary

good Randolph Field Army team \:jgi yet. was responsible for the bulk of Grant in the role of a Captain is
7 to 7 tie with Texas! PFC CLARENCE ROSSER "I
played a : the extensive damage toll taken one of the main attractions of the
on a muddy field. All American I 8 Fighters Enter FinalsIn resolved to be true to my girl back of enemy shipping. coming week at the Station movie.

Glenn Dobbs. ex-Tulsa ace, flipped' home and stop runnin' around The Helldiver squadron from It's "Destination Tokyo", scheduled -

a pass to Wingback Tex Aulds I Green Cove BoxingCe.tineed here." one carrier was commanded by for Monday.

who ran 16 yards for a touchdownin tr... six TOM BORNMANN. Sic: "Notto Lieut. Comdr. James E. Vose Jr., Here's the movie bill of fare for
pace
the first quarter.Texas tallied be a hypocrite and go around USN., of Manville Rhode Island.It the week:
in the second quarter on a 35 Guard slugged out a decision over saying nice things to people I dis- cruiser and destroyer Tomorrow"Above
sank a light a Suspicion
yard heave from Ralp Ellsworth A. B. Conley of VF in by far the like, just because they are over Joan Crawford
probably sank a heavy
,
moat wild and woolly sera" of the "
to End George McCalls. Touch- me. "
another Sunday-"Lost ) Marsha
cruiser, heavily damaged Angel,
downs: Randolph Field, Aulds; night. They met at 165 pounds.In J. H. BARTOLET, Sic: "Did I Hunt. .
damaged
light cruiser, and probably
Texas, McCalls. the second bout of the evenirig make a resolution? I hope so. I'm Monday"Destination Tokyo."
at 125 M. I.. Dennis of VF a second destroyer.As .
,
going to strive for self betterment.I'm .
East and West Tie the Helldivers retired from Cary Grant.Tuesday .
eked out a very close decision overJ. going to try to advance myself
In the Shrine benefit gameat J. Halpin, Security Watch. Den- the scene they were attacked by -"Swing Fever," Kay,
and
to that I have
San Francisco, CaL the Kant nis clinched his right to enter the prove the myself ball." enemy fighters but made good Kyser and Elsa Maxwell.
something on
"
battled a highly favored Westtftan finals next week with a series of ROBERT CECCARELLI Sic their withdrawal without loss. Two Wednesday "Jack London,
off its feet but earned vicious uppercuts in the closing : of the planes later were lost near HeywardO'Shea.Next .
only a IS to IS tie. Stars of minutes of the final round. "I might stop drinking. I'm goingto their carrier due to exhaustion of Friday-"Hey Rookie,"
try. This is the first time I
the game were freshmen Bob fuel but personnel was saved. Ann Miller.
Two bouts were fought in the
ever made this promise, but I havea
Jloernscliemejer, Indiana, Dean 137-lb. class and they just tight- bad stomach this The official report describing the
Sensanbaugher, Ohia State, of year. Helldivers' first combat action
ened the race for the team cham- DONALD HIBBERT, RM3c: "I
the East and Rob Wedemeyer, pionship. In the first bout, G. P. resolved in the hospital to get wellso said: "The plane lived up to our Yard Dept.
"
8t. Marjs, of the "'f'St. Touchdowns expectations during combat.
Jerome, VF, took a decision over I could get leave. I got out of
: Fast! Williams, Minn., It was this raid on Rabaul,
A. D. Sciota and in the second, A. the hospital just in time to get it. News
PhlAA Ind. West Defrtilter combined with an onslaught by
<<
; ; J. Rampino of the Marines even too, so resolution has worked
Nebraska and Renfro, Washington ed the count by decisioning J. G. even though my 1944 hasn't started planes from a Navy carrier task
State. force a week earlier, which causeda
Gillen of VF in clever fashion. "
yet. One of the Docks and Ferries
The Sun Bowl at El Paso Naval spokesman to say that ,
,
game The same action was repeatedin
IRENE KIDD, Sk2c: "I never best known athletes, E. C. Kauf-
Tex., saw Southwestern university's the installation, which Radio
the 112-lb. class when Marine
make 'em because I always break man, F2c, lived up to his athletic
strong eleven reinforced Tokyo has admitted must be held
by C. P. Philippin fought to a close 'em." nick name of "Buccaneer" when
Marine trainees win at all costs if defeat is to be
over a gallant decision J. J. of VF.
over Toohey
. MARY APP, Sk3c: "To be a he boldly plunged into the .sea of
New Mexico team averted is becoming "untenable"for
55 university D. G. Jones of VF then came back "
good girl but not too good a girl. matrimony last Wednesday, Dec.
7 to 0. The lone score of the the Japs.Performance.
with of straight lefts to
a flurry
", JOE FREDRICK, S2c: "I resolve 29 1943. He was married to the
contest came when R. L. Cooper the body and head to whip D. F. of the Helldiver,
to keep my temper, and not former Miss May Esthir Giacci of
rifled a long to R. W. Mac- which brings the Navy's attack
pass Scudiere, Marine Guard.
to tell some people what I think Reading, Pa. in an impressive ceremony -
Cruder who took it on the team of fighter, torpedo bomber
seven The sem-final bout went to V.
of 'em. I made that one two in the Station's Chapel. The
yard line. and dive bomber to its highest
M. Herrem, VF, by forfeit from "
and it didn't work. officiated
years ago wedding was by Chap-
At Houston, Tex., Southwestern point of effectiveness, brought this
H. E. Pollard, VF.
J. C. VAUGHN Cox: "I didn'tmake lain Ned Iverson-BEST WISHES!
Institute paced by Alvin With the already hold comment from Rear Admiral De-
squadron a resolution because I know --.....-
Dark, won a one sided game over ing one champion in the person of I'd break it." Witt Clinton Ramsey, USN., chiefof
Arkansas A. and M. on a mud Torsanko, they have a good lead FRANK WASIK AMM2c "I'm the Bureau of Aeronautics: SALUTE TO THE BUCCANEERS

filled field. Dark, a Service going into the finals with a rep I getting too old for, resolutions: "The plane has demonstrated thatit The Docks and Ferries "Buccan-

trainee from L.S.U.. was the whole resentation of eight men. Marine -.....- packs a terrific wallop for the eers" are sailing along high, wide
show! running passing and kick- Guard still pushes them with five -- Japs." and handsome, over the bounding

ing superbly. Touchdowns: L.S.I. men however. Boathouse is.bat. Lt. Seel Saw main of the Station's Basket Ball

Richmond. Pillow Dark: Arkansas ting 100 per cent with one out of Red Spots They Navy Relief Gets ReadyTo American League. At this writingit
A. and M. Cromer; Field Goal, one and the Police Station has appears that the "Buccaneers"will
Dark. one contestant in the finals. Were Jap Planes- Launch Drive have no trouble at all in sail-

In other games, the Army bent The line-up for the champion- Continued from page one C..ti..ed lr.m pace one ing into the part of Champions, for

the Navy 10 to 7 In the Arab shin bouts on Tuesday night shows recalls Lt. Seel, who was pilotingan ciety.At. there doesn't appear to be ahy

bowl game at Oran. The Gaels the following pairings: I F4F. "I kept peppering himwith stations where auxiliaries of competition any where on the hor-

and the Wolverines battled to a I short bursts and he kept I the Society are established, the izon close enough to worry them.
t to 0 tie in the Potato bowl going down but I pulled out at auxiliary should receive contribu- Chief Specialist Walter R. Ham-

game at Belfast, Ireland. In Sports Competition :5,000: feet and he crashed into the tions. "All contributions at other brick has molded a powerful bas-

.. the Lily bowl game in Bermuda, water." stations and on all ships shouldbe ket ball team out of N. Roberts,

the Navy beat the Army 19 to 0. Standings Are Listed All told the Navy flier has four forwarded by the Commandantor E. C. Kaufman G. E. Hampton,

282,000 people witnessed the Jap planes to his credit and four Commanding Officer to the B. D. Holland W. F. Brooke andR.

seven New Year's Day games in Commandant's Cup and Admir probables. He holds the Air Medal Navy Relief Society, Navy Department G. King. Their record at this

the United States. al's Cup standings have been posted for the Russell Island feat. Lt. Anderson House Washington time is :5-0: thus assuring them ofa

.'..... ..,' '. -. ._ -.--.-- on new bulletin boards on the Seel shot down two more Nip D. D.," said Admiral King's place in the Station play-offs
.r., ;y- East bulkhead of the main station planes and two probables on July announcement. and at the same time establishing

:Great Lakes NTS Now auditorium entrance. The standings 18 at the .Kahili raids. --ate themselves as the favorite for the ,
are graphically representedand During a year's duty with a Station Championship. ._
..
",. fil Negro Cage Team will be changed as the com fighter squadron, Lt. Seel estimates I Streamlined Payoff Plan

'Itle Great Lakes NTS has aegro petition in various. sports pro he was in actual combat I in peacetime are grossly inadequate
Adopted for Navy Personnel
varsity quintet which is gresses. "' with the enemy for about 30 min to cope with conditions

a full schedule of games I. -----*- f utes. But every.second counts in Contiaurtfr, pace .ae arising incident to the prosecution

d"Vseason. Personnel of the action and 30 minutes seems likea to register allotments at their of global warfare. To meet, numerous -

squad' : 'includes Art Grant former Giants Have 4 F CatchersThe lifetime to the pilots. discretion, for dependents, for pay- acute situations, the Na.vy

Harlem Globe Trotter, Jimmy New York Giants boast the --...... ment of insurance,premiums, for is constantly making exceptionsto

Brown, Southern university, for- only all-4F catching staff in the LONG BEACH, Cal. (CNS- purchase of war savings bonds. this rule or that regulation,

vards; Sam Williams ex-Detroit majors. All four of their catchers Sgt. John W. Westervelt, 75: said etc, but such measures are merely
imi-pro luminary at center; and Ernie Lombardi), Gus Mancuso to be the oldest enlisted man 'in Restrictions on mail and communications I temporary and piecemeal expe-

Cnil Brown. Indiana Central, and Ray Berres ana the rookie, Joe the U. S. Army, was hospitalized aggravate difficulties I dients. They in no sense solve the

Charlie Harmon, Toledo university, Stephenson have been rejectedfor here recently with a broken leg It should be apparent that problems and frequently create
r T'nrds. military service. after a taxi hit him. the orthodox payroll procedures MW one.."

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O and G Has Fine Recreational Facilities Holidays Did



. Bit To Slow



4It Cage Play ..


With holiday leave still in effect

another light week .of play
was run off in Commandant'sCup
and Admiral's Cup basket

By Edmund Walsh Y2c s4 ball.Of the four leagues competing,

: 4a4t enlisted men of the National and
YOU may like your bas- American league, beat the Recruiting

ketball flavored with a tower- 10 games.DocksFerries.

ing center who can : C leader in the
and drop a basketball down Amreican league, beat the Recruit
36 to 27. Hambrick with
a. Center,
into the hoop or you may not. 18 points paced the winners while
VaV .
Such a center, one George ""t .., O'Queen got 11 markers for the
whom cavortin .Is."t :"% losers.
Mikan
we saw r
.
the Chicago stadium a few : &IV ; Seaman Guard, with Horning
for five baskets and
connecting
days before Christmas, is four free throws, whip>ed T 4 30

among the most exceptional to 23. Croner had 16 points for T 4.
\
of basketball's tall men. He ,.. Assembly and Repair scored a

is perhaps the central reason : ,\ 4 : 28 to 22 win over Marine Barracks
J Shots "The Ace" Dem
De Paul University .
.why Chicago's V wski chucked in six baskets fr.
small but mighty IV JJi : impossible angles for the a

among basketball schools, is V ners while Cullen totaled 7 pointsfor
_. .. Marine Barracks.
the possessor an 11 game Cards, magazines letter writing and listening to the radio are other forms of recreation and relaxa- VF 4 and 5 beat VPB 2 (1) bya
:winning streak tion open to 0 and G personnel in Building 601. Playing cards are: P. D. McClure, AOM 2c; N. J. Hunter, 22 to 14 margin. Clammer and
Against Indiana, where they AOM 3c; J. Rlxey, AOM 2c and S. Elliott, AOM 2c.
J
say some pretty fair basketball -- ---- student Officers' League
Is Mikan connected for W L Ptt.C"nn..ry .
placed,
4 4 0 .a1)
27 points while the Blue Demons No NAS Boiling Set VPD 2 'U 2 I .6CoG
were giving the Boosters an 81 VPs 2 (2): 0 2 .(111)

to 43 drubbingWe Until Next Monday V..5 VF-4 0 a 1 2 ;qqenvovcs

watched two good basket- 0 0 .000
All will be uiet on the Bowl-
ball teams earlier on the double-. Officers League
ing front this week as the main w i. PM.VPU .
header card. We saw ex-football I station alleys are being recon 2 (2) 4 0 1.M}
rivals Otto Graham of Northwestern -,' ditioned. Play will resume for Vo-Vcs 3 e 1.(111)
and Johnny Lujack of Notre both officer and enlisted V '<'ruU CPftte<(' 1: s aii.
Dame their stuff the I' per- I- &JJA) F .. & :>> ,
doing on
sonnel next Monday.The o and G 1 2 .:tit
hardwood-and they can too-but I officer league will continue A and R "A" 0 :3 .(1)"
reaching above all basketball I in the Admiral's Cup aM Public Works a 2 ...411)Operations
players like the Empire State g : .85)A
competition while the enlisted and R 'B" .011
looms above the rest of New men will begin ke "ling' in Supply Commhsary 0 0 .000
York's skyscrapers was this same Commandant's cup competition. aU..al Lf'aPf"W"
Mr ..Mikan.At L PM.o .
lob feet eight inches he I* and G 2 0 1.0111)
; AandR 2 I .7.0:
.
a bt autiful-to-wat'h basketball Bill Will VF 2 1 .r.....
pla>'er. His coordination and Chipley Tarmacs 2 I .666
*
knowledge of where the basketla Marine IlsrrackS :3 2 .61)/1/
\'PR 2 (It 1 J ,3.1.1
along With good team play BasketballFor 3 } VPs 2 (%) I :3 ,254)Vo
make him a likely candit" |> i Play -vG9 0 J .1111I
Personnel .0 1 .000
for All American center this sea-
T 1 0 0 .000
hon -t. American League
.
He is great on followup shots PensacolaAviation : '. W L Pet.
the Docks-Fffliea 5 0 1.0n...
ball around
controlling the I Ordnance and Gunnery has stepped out and provided a fine set of hospital :3 I ..711)Bo.t :
backboards and tip in shots. And Cadet Bill Chipley, recreational facilities for men of its department topside in Building 601. House 1 2 ..at1Seaman
the darn guy is clever too. He star end on the Naval Air Station's Table tennis, billiards boxing and wrestling are among the sports : guard 1 J .3.1.1

passes out enough when "guarded"near 1942 football team, is still active available. Here E. A. Ramirez, S2c, left looks on while his opponent, T Fire 4 Dept 0 I :s 2 ..3.1.1 a1)
the basket to make for some in Navy sports. Bill will play bas- F. E. Rogers, AOM 3s, right, aims to drive a ball into a far pocket. Recruit Cooler .0 1 .00)
deception. He's not an eternal ketball this season with the Pen- Spectators are: 1 1. to r., 'G. P. Morgan. AOM 2c F. W. Doyle, AOM 3c; VM 1I..ar 0 .0 .000
shooter but has been largely re- sacola Naval Air Station wherehe E. Sofka, CM Ic; J. Montgomery, AOM 3c; J, W. Augustine, AOM 3c; Ships Main Galley Store 0 0 0 0 cm.())I)
sponsible for De Paul's top heavy is in flight training. and F. A. Rice, AOM :2c. '
victories. Recipient of passes thrown by Bigins had 7 points aoiece for
Like a mother hen watching her George McAfee, Vic Fusia and the fighter unit while Bishop got

brood, he sees everything on the Ray Terrell, he was outstanding 8 Enter FinalsIn 8 points for VTB.
court and is as valuable on defense In the Station's triumphs over Fighters A and R notched a hard fought
as on offense. He can leap Pensacola. Duke and Clemson. victory over the Tarmacs 41 to 32
in the air and bat a ball away Was In 1'hjTsloal TrainingAt / due chiefly to the efforts of Shots
Green Cove
from the basket or if close enoughto the Station here, Chipleywas Boxing Demkowskl who got 19 points. So-

the player shooting, he some- assigned to the Physical den. Tarmac sharp shooter, managed -
times leaps up to stop a shot be- Training Department as a seaman, By C. S. Wilkes, lie to tally 11.
fore it can gain enough arch to second class. He attended Clem- Before a large audience of wildly enthusiastic fans Tuesday night, T 4 defeated the Fire Department -
be on its way. son for three years before entering eight scrappers slugged their way into the finals of the all-station 25 to 12. Teahon was high
Too tall for the draft and too the Navy His ambition had boxing tournament at the Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove man for T 4 rrith 10 points while
tall for the ret of the nation's always been to be a Navy flier. Springs, in their quest for the Gold Medal championships.On Dunn had 6 for the Fire Dept.

basketball players to stop Giant The Goslings will open their contestant P. Torsanko, Hospital took a one sided game
George It going to be" heard schedule Friday 7 January with Amm2c of VF did walk off witha from Seaman Guard 31 to 12 with
from. In compiling Its 11 game nearby Fort Barrancas and will title when he declsioned R. F. Cagers Invited To McDougall leading the way on
winning streak, le Paul has play a second game with the soldiers Noll, another VF man, with a four baskets. Pieczerka's three
toppled Glenview NAS, Navy the following evening. lightning right jab and aggressive points were high for the GuardsT -
Pier, Nebraska, Indiana among Only a tentative schedule has tactics. The remainder of the Use Main Station .
mid western teams and knocked been arranged but negotiationsare championship bouts will be con- Soden led the Tarmacs in a 32
over the two strongest teams to underway with Tulane and tested on next Tuesday night. Tor- to 24 assault on VPB 2 (2)) getting
appear in Madison Square Garden Loyola universities, Tyndall Field, sanko fights at 132 pounds. Courts All DayThe 16 points on 8 baskets. Davis of
this year, Long Island Uni- Fort Benning, Brookley Field and The prelim fights started with a VPB swished the net four times
ntty's perenially strong Blackbirds other teams near Pensacola. and added a free throw for VPB.
59 to S3 and Arkansas, Lt. (jg) Jim Bin, former In- flurry of action when 125 pound- main station auditoriumwill Docks-Ferries won a convincing -

rated one of the top teams In diana University all-American. be open all day today for i victory from the Boathouse

the southwest, 59 to 30. will coach the squad and be a D. E. MiMlrton I?; Hi., Seae tlaat: .."n.. M. L use by individuals or teams: who 48 to 23. Hampton with 16 points .
The Chicago school seems head- plpaymg member. 1Jf>..io. AMMJr. wish to play in the fast Thursday paced all scorers and was one ba
ed for a big year in basketball.! 117 Ik. CUM : night basketball league. k et ahead of his teammate Han.
But tab Mikan also. He's tall, D. P. Jrr.me, Sratc versus A. J.8aapi.o Units wishing to use the floor brickwho collected 14 points.
dark and basket wise. 1'vt. I for team practice should call Li ut. Sca..s. NAS boxing tournament
1II lb. datan
WING TIPS Lt. (jff) Albert Joe Louis To Box G. Jones, S u!e .rr*.t C. I*. Raymond Forsberg at the Welfare winner proved his mettle on the
DiMeolo, of the physical training Philippic. 1'tt office Ext. 49G, as the gym will hardwood by putting together
department, attended the recent 117 Ib Clan. be open from 1000 to 2100. three baskets and two free throws.
championship pro game betweenthe At Camp BlandingSgt. C.raat.V. M. II,.,",,,,, AOMJc Trrtaa II. T' The court has been restriped and Marine Barracks thumped VO-

Chicago Bears and the Wash- is:? ii.. Class is all ready for use. There will be VCS 30 to 25. Thibault and Cam-
ington Red Skins. The former Joe Louis, heavywey,ht N. A. Mrdlork, "rate: versus 1C. an ample supply of basketball pone with 9 and 6 points respecively -
Pittsburgh Steeler player and champion of the world since V Z7, Minion, .',t. available for all who wish to take were high for the Marines
will in exhibition 137 lb. ('I.... while and Kelleher with
Captain of Pitt's 29 Rose Bowl appear an at workouts. Murphy ,
U. Mardiroaiaa AM3c want T. J.
team concurs in the opinion of Camp Blanding Friday 7 January. SRi' ile, $ .%C'. 6 i and 5 points respectively paced
sports writers who covered the Sponsored by the special service 16? tb ('1.&.. Six Entries S. Far the losers.In .
game. "The outcome could very division of the army service forces, 1.. ". Uurnrtt, AOMTr versus F.. f,. Already< Recruit Center Docks- the officers' league, VPB 2
likely have been different had not the ring contingent features Louis, Hrrrific, r\i.175 lb." flak Ferries VPB 2 (1 t. Navigation (2)[ won a pair of games, beat-
Sammy Baugh been injured earlyin Corp. Walker Smith, known to 1.J.. weber, AUM3e* "rau. J. II. Training Cooks-bakers and the I trig! A and R 25:: to 23 and O andG
the game." Pro football may fight fans as a Sugar Ray Robinson CO'l r'rt.Referee. NATTC have signified their inter- 28 to 19. Gelsh and McKenna:
min a chance to field one of the outstanding welterweight, for the bouts was Lieut. est in the one-da '-a-week leagueand had 6 and 5 points respectively in
game's reatMt'coUt>le passers of Pvt. George Wilson, the Jackie (jg) J. G. Patrick. Judges were some of these teams \7 ll 'erv VPB's win over A and R. Vil-
recent )'t'a"for Glenn Dobbs, Wilson, who once held the world's Lt. R. G. Waite and Lt. R. T. likely work out today Other units Jams had 8 points for the losers.In .
star of the Randolph Meld Army welter crown. Heavyweight Corp. Forsberg. wishing to enter the competition the triumph over 0 and G, Mc-
team which tied Texas in the Cotton Bob Smith, Sgt. James Edgar and should contact the Welfare office Cenna was high with three bas
Bowl, is doing his best service Corp. Robert J Payne trainer. ers D. E. Middleton. Station Police immediately nets and a free throw while Kesa-
for Uncle Sam DobbV More than 630,000 troops in the and W. T. Boyland. Security On Monday at 16 O. there will ler led O and G with 7 tallies.
rf"'OnIVlth the Flier this year U.' S. have witnessed Louis in exhibitions Watch, hooked up in a touch and be a meeting of the teams enteredin In the Student Officers' league

wa: 203 passes attempted; 108 according to War Department go bout with Middleton piling up the league at the Welfare office Gunnery won three games, beati.
passes completed: (for an averageof figures. lIe is slated enough points to get the judges'nod. Final preparations: will be VPB 2 (1)) 25 to 17 and SO tu
J !6); 1453 yard. gained soon to begin an overseas tour. made anJ play will get underwaya and lastly VF 4 28 to 25
through passing and a total of Marine Guards VF veek from today In the resnective games Ecul,

1909 through pacing and running ship footba 1 squad( are slated for An interesting by-play to the with 8 poInts Fellows with 12

Stanley Pointek. AMMlc transfer: ':I. volley ball, one of tournament has beeu the friendly excitement reached its peal: L. the points and Morelli with 7 points,
has gone to Chicago for advanced most popular activities in the rivalry: carried on between Marine final bout of the excellent card were high for VPB 2 (1) while

training several members of fall Admiral's Cup competition, is Guard and VF squadron to when: E. G Herring of Marine 9 enderson.and with 1, Jackson, with
the main station Marine champion- Mated for an early spring, debut.the annex: the team chamoionship. The Contfaitd Boiuiinot. with 10, wore
setters
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Recognized Stars Stood Out In The InquiringReporter TOP NOTES BY OVERLIN


-New Year's Day Bowl Games .


New Year's Day bowl games of 1944, if they carried

forecast of next fall, flashed unpredictability across the grid

horizon.In OH YOU

the seven major games QUESTION: Everybody, WOULDN'TKNOW

played in the nation, two resulted well almost everybody, makes ME

in major upsets, another was a Heard Of Hunchy? TakeA New Year's Resolutions. Did flM NEW HERE

mild upset and still another wasa you make one, and if so what

surprising tie.Outstanding Look At The RecordsOne was it?

performances were ANSWERS:

turned in by such well known of the brightest stars of J. G. GOFF, Cox: "I plan to

tars as Eddie Prokop, Steve Van the 1944 East-West game was Indiana's quit smoking. I never really tried WIfrJ\O
before and I've never before madea
Buren, Bob Hoernschemeyer, Glenn Bob Hoernschemeyer, who New Year's resolution, and I'll

Dobbs, Alvin Dark, and Jim Hall. was among the outstanding freshmen let you know if it works later,"
of the Big Ten last season.
mark. James ARTHUR E. STEWART, S2c;
S. Kearns, Chicago Sun
At New Orleans, La., in the writer, summarizes!! his season accomplishments "I'm not going to gripe any more
M l when I back into civilian life
get ,
Sugar Bawl. Georgia Tech's Rambling over the course of
tfJj ;-Wreck had all the cogs oiledWhile a 10 game conference campaign.The because the Navy has taught me" a
: thaniping Tulsa 20 to 18. 17 year old former Cincinnati lesson. That's my resolution.
EDGAR THURMAN AMM3C"I -s" '
k: .' I Eddie Prokop, Tech's great pass. star: <
::,' II""d14hi.s. best work running as "1. Played 508 out of 600 minutes resolve to keep silent about the '$. ,
I don't like. On short not
.,hi :long dashes and steady hammering missing 47 minutes against things .1,
to talk at all.
t. ;; *tj the Tulsa lint .helped Wabash when his leg was hurt, k41 } ti
HELEN WILLAMS AerM3c "I
;.. Bet,-*\Jp .,payoff markers. Touch but only 45 minutes, or five a :
make batch of 'em
a every year,
downs: Co. Tech: Broyles, Tinsleyand game, the rest of the year.
and I I'm
Sch&rfschwerdt; Tulsa: Shed- 2. Carried the ball 201 times never kept one yet
to do this and do
always going
locky. Ford and Leforce. for a net gain of 515 yards. "
l that, and I never do any of 'em.
L.S.I7. Whips Aggies 3. Threw 155 passes, completing V. .
ANDREW ORCUTT, Sic: "To : .
70 for 1,136 yards. .r
In Miami Fla., Louisiana kill if I within killing
4. Punted 61 times for an aver- a Jap, get
State turned the table onTexas range of one in '44."
of 33.4 kick.
A and M, 19 to 14 with age per MAHLON WARD, AM2c: "I : '
5. Returned 28 punts for 635 :
Steve Van Buren, L.S.U. star, never made a New Year's resolu- i ?;!

the standout player in the yards. tion in my life. I don't like to _____
6. Returned 12 kickoffs for 188
Orange Bowl, running 63 and yards. make promises I know I won't
12 yard for two scores. Touchdowns keep."
7. Returned four intercepted
: L.S.U. Van Buren ((2)), passes a total of 85 yards. JACK BUSSEY, AM3c: "I
G*.de; Texas A. and M. Burdltt make New Year's resolutions
Hunchy's
By way of comparisons: -
and Stettegast.Out every year. Hundreds of 'em, butI
461 total plays were 15 shortof
on the west coast under never expect to keep any of Gives
the listed National Collegiate Helldiver Japs Just That At
dog Southern California solidly record set by Davey O'Brien of them. I'm no different from any-

whacked the Washington Huskies Texas Christian in 1937 His body else. I resolve not to over-
First Real Test In Raid On Rabaul
drink for Instance then I out
29 to 0. George Callanan, Trojan punt return yardage of 635 breaks go

right half back, snagged two the listed record of 616 by Don and overdrink." The Navy's newest aerial wea-

- short passes from sub quarterbackJim Geyer of Colgate in 19 il His CPL. WILLIAM McCARROLL: pon, the Curtiss dive bomber, Hell-
Hardy, one for 11 yards and of "Not to drink too much. It looks Cary Grant StarsIn
average 22.7 yards on each punt diver, is in action.In .
another for 12 yards, for touchdowns return breaks the listed record of like rationing and shortages of its first smash at the Japanese -
Touchdowns: So. Cal G. 21 in 1940 Jackie liquor are going to force me to Rabaul Nov.
yards set by in the raid on ,
Callahan, (2) G Gray (2)). Robinson of U. C. L. A. keep my resolution this year. I've 11, the Helldiver, bigger and Monday Movie ,
A mild upset came about in the Hunchy one might safely say, Is been making it every year for five heavier than any dive bomber pre

Cotton Bowl where a surprisinglygood the composite Hustlin' Hoosier." years" now and I've never kept it viously used by our armed forces, A Navy picture starring Cary

Randolph Field Army team yet, was responsible for the bulk of Grant in the role of a Captain is
played a 7 to 7 tie with Texason St PFC CLARENCE ROSSER: "I the extensive damage toll takenof one of the main attractions of) the

a muddy field. All American 8 Fighters Enter FinalsIn resolved to be true to my girl back enemy shipping. coming week at the Station movie.

Glenn Dobbs, ex-Tulsa ace, flippeda home and stop runnin' around The Helldiver squadron, from It's "Destination Tokyo", scheduled -

pass to Wingback Tex Aulds Green Cove Boxing here." one carrier, was commanded by for Monday.
who ran 16 yards for a touchdownin TOM BORNMANN Sic: "Notto Here's the
CoktlBiird fr.m cia Lieut Comdr. James E. Vose Jr., movie bill of fare for
the first Texas talliedin page be a hypocrite and around
quarter. go USN., of Manville Rhode Island.It the week:
the second quarter on a 35 Guard slugged out a decision over saying nice things to people I dislike and destroyer Tomorrow"Above "
sank a light cruiser a Suspicion
yard heave from Ralp Ellsworthto A. B. Conley of VF in by far the just because they are over sank Joan Crawford.
probably a heavy
End George McCalls. Touch- most wild and woolly sera" of the me." "
cruiser, heavily damaged another Sunday-"Lost Angel, Marsha
downs: Randolph Field, Aulds; night. They met at 165 pounds.In J. H. BARTOLET, Sic: "Did I dam- Hunt. ,
light cruiser, and probably
Texas, McCalls. the second bout of the eve make a resolution? I'hope so. I'm Monday"Destination "
at 125 M. L. Dennis of VF aged a second destroyer. Tokyo,
ning, ,
East and West Tie going to strive for self betterment.I'm As the Helldivers retired from Cary Grant.
eked out a very close decision overJ. going to try to advahce myself '
In the Shrine benefit gameat J. Watch Den- the scene they were attacked by Tuesday-"Swing Fever," Kay
Halpin, Security
and
to that I have
prove myself
San Francisco! Cal, the Kant enemy fighters but made good Kyser and Elsa Maxwell.
nis clinched his right to enter the "
something on the ball.!
battled a highly favored West their withdrawal without loss. Two Wednesday "Jack London,"
finals next week with a series of ROBERT CECCARELLI Sic I
:
team off Ita feet but earned vicious uppercuts in the closing of the planes later were lost near HeywardO'Shea.Next .
..Iy a IS to 13 tie. Stars of minutes of the final round. "I might stop drinking. I'm goingto their carrier due to exhaustion of Friday-"Hey Rookie,"
try. This is the first time I
the game were freshmen Bob fuel, but personnel was saved. Ann Miller.
Two bouts were fought in the
ever made this promise, but I havea
Hoernschemeyer! Indiana, Dean 137lb. class and they just tight bad stomach this year." The official report describing the

Sensanbaugher, Ohla State, of ened the race for the team cham- DONALD HIBBERT, RM3c: "I Helldivers' first combat action
the East and Bob Wedemeyer, pionship. In the first bout, G. F. I resolved in the hospital to get wellso said: "The plane lived up to" our Yard Dept

St. Marys, of the West. Touchdown Jerome, VF, took a decision over I I could get leave. I got out of expectations during combat.
: *: East! Williams, Minn., A. D. Sciota and in the second, A. the hospital just in time to get it. It was this raid on Rabaul, News
PhUxt, Ind. Went Defrulter combined with an onslaught by
; ; J. Rampino of the Marines evened too, so resolution has worked
Nebraska, and Kenfro, Washington the count by decisioning J. G. even though my 1944 hasn't started planes from a Navy carrier task I
State. force a week earlier, which causeda
Gillen of VF in clever fashion. "
yet. I One of the Docks and Ferries
The Sun Bowl at El Paso Naval spokesman to say that ,
game The same action was repeatedin I
IRENE KIDD Sk2c: "I never best known athletes E. C. Kauf
Tex., saw Southwestern university's the 142-1. class when MarineC. the installation, which Radio
make 'em because I always break I man, F2c, lived up to his athletic
be held
strong eleven reinforced by P. Philippin fought to a close 'em." Tokyo has admitted must nick name of "Buccaneer" when
Marine trainees win at all costs if defeat is to be
over a gal- decision J. J. Toohey of VF.
over MARY APP, Sk3c: "To be a he boldly plunged into the sea of
lant New Mexico university, team D. G. Jones of VF then came back averted, is becoming "untenable"for I
good girl, but not too good a girl matrimony last Wednesday, Dec.
7 to 0. The lone the Japs.Perfofmance.
of the
score with a flurry of straight lefts to JOE FREDRICK, S2c: "I resolve 29, 1943. He was married to the
contest came when R. L. Cooper the body and head to whip D. F. of the Helldiver,
to keep my temper, and not former Miss May Esthir Giacci of
rifled a long to R. W. Mac- which brings the Navy's attack
pass Scudiere, Marine Guard.
to tell people what I thinkof Pa. in
some Reading, an impressive ceremony
Cruder, who took it the team of fighter, torpedo bomber
on seven The sem-final bout went to V.
'em. I made that one two in the Station's Chapel. The
yard !line. and dive bomber to its highest
M. Herrem, VF, by forfeit fromH. "
years ago and it didn't work wedding was officiated by Chaplain -
At Houston of effectiveness, brought this
Tex. Southwestern point
E. Pollard, VF.
J. C. VAUGHN Cox: "I didn'tmake Ned Iverson-BEST WISHES!
.La Institute paced by Alvin With the squadron already hold a resolution because I know comment from Rear Admiral De-
Dark, won a one sided game over ing one champion in the person of I'd break it." Witt Clinton Ramsey, USN., chiefof -ti

Arkansas A. and M. on a mud I Torsanko, they have a good lead FRANK WASIK, AMM2c "I'm the Bureau of Aeronautics: SALUTE TO THE BUCCANEERSThe

filled field. Dark, a Service going into the finals with a rep getting too old for resolutions.: "The plane has demonstrated thatit Docks and Ferries "Buccan

trainee from L.S.U., was the whole resentation of eight men. Marine -..., packs a terrific wallop for the cers" are sailing along high, wide
show!! running passing and kick Guard still pushes them with five Japs." and handsome, over the bounding

ing superbly. Touchdowns: L.S.I. I men, however. Boathouse is.bat 'Lt. Seel Saw -St i main of the Station's Basket Ball

Richmond Pillow. Dark: ArkansasA. ting 100 per cent with one out of Red Spots They I Navy Relief Gets ReadyTo American League. At this writingit
and M. Cromer; Field Goal, one and the Police Station has appears that the "Buccaneers"will
Dark.In. one contestant in the finals. Were Jap Planes- Launch Drive have no trouble at all in sailing

other game, the Army beat The line-up for the championshin Continued !rein page on* atUnrd from page ODO into the part of Champions, for
the Navy 10 to 7 In the Arab bouts on Tuesday night shows recalls Lt Seel, who was pilotingan ciety. there doesn't appear to be sfny

bowl game at Oran. The Gaels the following pairings: F4F. "I kept peppering himwith At stations where auxiliaries of competition any where on the horizon

and the Wolverines battled to a -- short bursts and he kept the Society are. established) .the close enough to worry) them.
0 to 0 tie In the Potato bowl -- going down but I pulled out at auxiliary Should receive conuiDU- Chief Specialist Walter R. Ham-

game at Belfast Ireland. In Sports Competition 5,000 feet and he crashed into the tions. "All contributions at other brick has molded a powerful basket -

the Lily bowl game In Bermuda, water." stations and on all ships shouldbe ball team out of N. Roberts,

the Navy beat the Army 19 to 0. Standings Are Listed All told, the Navy flier has four forwarded by the Commandantor E. C. Kaufman. G. E. Hampton

282,000 people witnessed the Jap planes to his credit and four Comnflndmg Officer to the B. D. Holland W. F. Brooke andR.

seven New Year's Day games In Commandant's Cup and Admir piobables. He holds the Air Medal Navy Relief Society, Navy Department G. King. Their record at this

the. United States. al's Cup standings have been posted for the Russell Island feat. Lt. Anderson House Washington time is 5-0, thus assuring them ofa

._ r. ++ __ on new bulletin boards on the Seel shot down two more Nip D. D.," said Admiral King's place in the Station play-offs
P-"I: East bulkhead of the main station planes and two probables on July announcement. and at the same time establishing

Great Lakes NTS Nowii auditorium entrance. The stand 18 at the .Kahili raids. -St themselves as the favorite for the ,

ings are graphically representedand During a year's duty with a Station Championship. ,_

'asfNegro Cage Team will be changed as the com- fighter squadron, Lt. Seel estimates Streamlined Payoff Plan

petition in various sports pro- he was in actual combat I in peacetime inadequate
11e. 'Great v Lakes NTS has a for Personnel are grossly
Adopted Navy
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C* varsity quintet which isaylng gresses. "' with the enemy for about 30 min to cope with conditions

a full schedule of games ----!..- utes. But every.second counts in ContUardfr, page eue arising incident to the prosecutionof
lsff enson. Personnel of the action and 30 minutes seems likea to register allotments, at their global warfare. To meet, numerous -

squad includes Art Grant, former Giants Have 4 F CatchersThe lifetime to the pilots. discretion, for dependents' for pay- acute situations, the .Na.vy
--..., ment of insurance premiums, for is constantly making exceptions
Harlem
Globe Trotter, Jimmy New York Giants boast the ",
Brown, Southern university, for- only all-4F catching staff in the LONG BEACH: Cat (CNS- purchase of war' savings bonds> to this rule or that regulation,

yards; Sam Williams, ex-Detroit majors. All four of their catchers Sgt. John W. Westervelt, 75, said etc."Restrictions ;but such measures are merely
Rt-ml-nro luminary, at center; and I Rrnie Lombard), Gus Mancuso to be the oldest enlisted man 'In on mail and communications temporary and piecemeal expe-

Cm I Brown Indiana Central, and I Ray Berrce and the rookie, Joe the U. S. Army, was hespitallzed aggravate difficul I diei\ts. They in no sense solve the

Charlie Harmon, Toledo university' Stephenson have been rejected here recently with a broken leg ties. It should be apparent that problems and frequently create
f l'I\rd I I for military service. after a taxi hit him the orthodox payroll procedures new ones."

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Eight JAX AIR NEWS 6 January, 1944
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With the Greatest Of Ease Intermediate And Wins Purple Heart ", .' I



Junior Choir To i ;' {: :---1-
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Hold Rehearsal ..
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I A Junior and Intermediate ,
Choir is being organized on this 1'>" '
I 1 Station under the direction of
Harold Weiss, SpWlc( who has -: '

I I had previous experience in handling : .
children's choirs, it has been .

announced. a t
S : I Initial rehearsal will be held
Saturday morning 8 January at
0930 in the little chapel, corner
of Mustin Road and Birmingham
r I Avenue. Provision for transportation
will be made. The bus whichis

I. sent out each Sunday morning A''I
from 0900 to 0930, making the
same rounds as the commissarybus
will take the same t ute each
Saturday morning to bring the

children It is hoped to rehearsals.to have this choir ': ___

sing at the main chapel service _____ .

4 every four or six weeks, and In, ,_ _____ .

this tual way experience the children in church will gain choir ac.1' T ____

singing.If .
the response proves suffI- -
cient there will be two age groups Machinist Allan E McArthur USN, ( right) of Olympia Washington '...',
formed-seven to 10 year olds, and is shown receiving the Purple Heart from Rear Admiral Andrew' .
11 to 15 ;year olds. C. McFall, Chief of Naval Air Operational Training, at ceremonies held.
All parents are invited to send recently at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.
their children to participate in I The decoration was awarded for wounds received 26 October, 1942,
this activity. during the battle of Santa Cruz. It is the sixth to be presented to Machinist
McArthur. who also wears the Good Conduct Medal, the Presi-
dential Unit Citation for service aboard the Enterprise, and the Pacific
$ Theater American Theater and American Defense Medals

i Tampa Recruit Is The Olympia veteran, now serving on the staff of Admiral McFall,
has served aboard the Lexington as well as the Enterprise, and participated
'
< ::" ,;;, I in the battles of Santa Cruz, Coral Sea. Guadalcanal. Boug
i m.. .. Boot Of The WeekRoy ainville, Lae and Salamaua He has six years of active sea duty to
"Ground fljlng" Is Dorothy \\'" Leak's specialty. The 11'AVESpT)3c his credit.
( of Detroit Is shown testing control of a link trainer plane, L. Swett, Apprentice Machinist McArthur is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew D. Mc-
preparing for Instructing a "hop" by a student pilot. Seaman, of 404 E. Henderson Arthur, Route No 5, Box No.2, Olympia. The much-decorated war.
--- ---- Ave, Tampa Fla., was selected of Calhoun
---- -- -- rant officer and his wife, the former Miss Evelyn Cannon
"Boot-of-the-W '-" by his fellow City, Miss, maintain their present home in Jacksonville.
Veneral Disease War recruits and training sta- ---

tion week officers from upon indoctrination graduationthis WMBR Radio Quiz Matches

Will Gain Momentum and recruit training at the
Jacksonville "enter
* Swett, 23 years old, was a 1
The Marines Vs. Sailors"The
Here During Month former: engineer of the and Crenshaw plant superintendent -

Produce Co., T-.mpa. He grad- Lucky Bag," a new type
Declaring that venereal disease among service men is uated from Jesuit High School, quiz show between sailors and Contest

"sabotage of the war effort," Captain Eben E. Smith, senior Tampa in 1937. Since entering marines, will make its debut to- Quiz
I the November 18, 1943, night at 8:30: over radio station
Navy on
medical officer of the Naval Air Operational Training Com- WMBR. ANSWERS
he has acted as Barracks Mrai-
Jacksonville Naval Air Station stated today The brain battle will originateat :
mand and the ter-at-Arms at the Recruit Cen- (QUESTIONS ARE PRINTED ON
that his department is doing all in its power to cooperatewith ter. the Naval Air Technical
(PAGE 3)
Center Auditorium :
ing
the Florida State Board of I Train-I
authorities o'clock and will be 1. Air Chief Marshall Sir Arthur
Health and other civil
To Lieut.
In the January drive for the control I Assistant Thumbs Air Rides later broadcast. Tedder
Cash will be to contestantsfor
of syphilis and gonorrhea Comdr. Hancock Here paid ifen 2. Americans landed in North
correct answers by Sailor
The Navj's! efforts taking the For 6,000 Miles Africa on Nov. 7, 1912.
WAVE visitor from Washington Holmes and marine Herbert John-
educational -
Intensified
form of an Yes.
3. Since there are more
who will masters of
serve as
the Station this week was son
serl"epf'J'"onnel on
program among M/Sgt. La /rence Moulton is Contestants will be people on the surface of the earth
are being carried out Lt. (jg) Ethel Wevant, USNR, back on duty in the Panama Canal ceremony.selected from the audience and than there are hairs on the surface -
to Lt. Comdr.
In conformance with an announcement who is an assistant zone after 6.000 miles of hitching, the will be entirely unrehearsed of one scalp, there must be
Hancock USNR, director of program
by Hear Admiral Joy including an air hike to and from two people with exactly the same
C. Mcl'all, Chief of all WAVES in aeronautics. Miss
Andrew
Jacksonville amount of hairs.
:>avallr Operational Training, Weyant is in charge of the trainIng At his home in Boise, Idaho, Holmes, ARM3c, an instructorin
of officers and Radio School at NATTCen, and 4. Touchdowns are scored on anopponent's
that "In every practicable way gunnery T for aeronautics. specialists Moulton had borrowed a parachutefrom Johnson, a student in the radio goal line (not his own)
assistin ( )
made to
will be
an effort a flying friend so that he
Lieut. Edith Stall- school, are both experienced radio i and a touchdown adds only six
Escorted
controlmovement. by
the venereal." disease ings, USNR, Director of Women'sReserve might hitch rides in milite'y announcers, having had years with 'points to the score (not 12.)
planes which will not carry a
well known radio stations in civil-
inaugurated 9 December for NAOTC she visited in 5. Admiral Sir Bertram Ram
The drive, passenger without one. ian life.Gen. .
1943 by Governor Spes- addition to this !station, Lee Field, Returning to duty at the Pan- say.
'
sard L Holland in a special proc- Cecil Field and the Naval Air ama Canal Headquarters he came -i 4 6. "The child is father of the

lamation setting aside January as I Gunnery School and will spend by B-17 from Ogden, Utah, to Marshall Invades man" is not from the Bible, but is
Venereal' Disease Control Month, the rest of the week at Miami, Denver, Colo.; by B-24 from Den- from William Wordsworth.
was planned to assist the Army Hollywood, and Pensacola. ver to Omaha T'eb; by Navy I Kitchen; Casualties Light 7. Frances Perkins.

and Navy in the suppression of SNB-2 from Cjjnaha, rJmost to I HONOLULU (CNS) Gen 8. 1, "Paper Doll"; 2. "Home,
disease among service men. It is Memphis. George C. Marshall Army Chiefof Sweet Home"; 3, "Here Comes
sponsored by the State Board of $ $ $ $ $ Over Memphi' the automatic Staff, won't bust into Sgt. Cooky."
Health under Dr Henry Hanson, pilot jammed and the passengerswere Edward Carlo's kitchen again.
State Health Officer, and is supervised GREAT LAKES NTS-The Wel- ordered to jump. Moultonhad Paying a visit to Oahu Island, 9. Only one since Mme. La-"
by Dr. R. F Sondag, fare Fund dropped a notch duringthe never fallen from more than Gen Marshall stepped into Sgt. Zonga has "four Latin daughters. .

chief of Florida's Division of Venereal past week. 18 feet, but rime down safely, Carlo's mess Startled at seeing a 10. Henry
Control Every enlisted Bluejacket and almost in the path of a I _, ,Clay..mow
Disease though four-star general, Carlo and two 4 |r- ? f
In making his statement on the WAVE here received a box of Memphis troll r. Meanwhile, the privates tried to salute with a .
January campaign, Captain Smith candy and two flat-fifties of cigarettes pilot had overcome the trouble pan of hot water in their hands. Personnel StrengthOf
said that "venereal disease is not as a Christmas present.The with the plane and took him on The general was generously
the exclusive problem of either the Welfare Fund footed the bill again to Pensacola, Fla. He boarded splashed. Navy Is Doubled
military or the community. It is for purchase of the gifts for the another plane to this Station -'-i 4Here's i
a joint problem, and must be solved largest Naval Training: Station. An Army cargo plane took him Personnel strength of the Navy !
by means of a joint program. from here to Miami, and from A Pair Of Stars almost doubled during 1943 according -
The present drive is a long step centrating on providing promptand there a Navy PBY brought him You'll to a recent announcementby
Remember
In the right direction." effective diagnosis and treat- back to Panama.Magazines Easily Secretary of the Navy Frank
Directing the naval phase of the ment for infected personnel, and Naval officers Don Elser and Knox: rising from 1,259,167 to
Jacksonville campaign is Lieut. in furnishing local police officials Tippy Dye are stars of the North. 2388000. "The number of officers
Leopard F. Ciner, Venereal Dis- with leads to civilian sources of Cut Yearly Carolina U S. Navy pre-flight and men trained during the year
ease Control Officer for the Naval the disease. Women found to be basketball team. In college Elser amounted to more than 1,000,000and
Air Operational Training Com- infected are quarantined and treated Rates To Service Men was a letter winner in football, I more than 600,000 trained of-
mand and the Naval Air Techni- I at the U. S. Public Health Ser- I basketball and track at Notre'' ficers and men were distributedto
cal Training Center Doctor Ciner vice Rapid Treatment Center in Special subscription rates to I Dame while Dye was a football the fleet and advance bases,"
has also been designated to repre- Jacksonville Naval officials, according -I service men and women for a and basketball star at Ohio State said the Secretary.Here's .
to Dr. Ciner believe this number of magazines are avail- --------- ---- --
sent the Naval Air Station on the ------ ---- ---
state-wide Venereal Disease Edu- Center is doing one of the out- able through special concessionsby
cational and Control Committee. standing Jobs in the country.? the publishers. A Navy Father-Son Story
Life which normally sells for
In connection with the Jan- As one of its methods for pre- ,
uary drive, Dr. Ciner plans a venting spread of venereal disease, I $4.50 a year, has a service rate \\e are Indebted to Lt. Comdr. '\'. T filbht (MC), our liaison
concerted poster, film, pamphletand the Navy operates three first aid of $3.50. Look, another picture with the Naval Medical Center, liethesda", Md. fur the following .
with a regular rate of $2.50, i
the Jacksonville mag
lecture campaign designedto !' stations in area, story: 'd vDr.
reach every sailor and :Marine one in the downtown Navy bus may be obtained for $2 by service Glbbs i Is In charge of a large ward In the Naval' Hospital! ''and

at the Naval Air Station. terminal, one at the Shore Patrol personnel. I among-his present patients is n rather elderly Gunner' Mat< 4Aivft
The Chaplain corps as well as Station, and one in the bus ter- Colliers a weekly, has reducedits cording to Dr. jihbtt, the man appears to be about 60 jears old: .
the medical department Mill par minal at Jacksonville Beach. service annual price Time from $3 to $2 for is although actually li, Is only about 48 orIf). r ;'e'f."

ticipate. To aid In the campaignthe Groundwork for the present VD cut from men. to $3.50 magazine and News- A short time ago he came to the doctor and requested a few days',,** WI'
Navy Department Bureau of control drive was laid In 1939 $5 I..an''hpl1 a..kt"tlh)' he wished leave, he replied: "I want bTgd ? .otf.1
week has been to $3,25for
Medicine and Surgery Is supplying when the War and Navy Departments service pruned up to see Top at inj" home in l.orthnd.1:1I11e". Ur. Glbbs, judging '
a monthly poster", for distribution the Federal Security Agency men." from the man' appearance, felt that ".'(1)" vva.s probably an elderly
throughout the Navy. and State Health Departments : gentleman.: It occurred to him that lie might lie In III health and
The first poster appeared this entered into a joint eight-point Bully boys was the nickname for that: this was!' the reason the Gunner's,. Mate wished to go home.
month other' are planned for agreement for the control of venereal sailors in Colonial days. It did not Accordingly, lie said, "I think! jour leave can he arranged"; then
the rest of the year. diseases in areas where denote any bullying characteristics solicitously; Inquired, "Is jour father ill"?
In addition to their educational I armed forces or national defense but referred.I -to bully beef, "No", replied the Gunner's,. Mate, Top's on survivor's leave andI
campaign, naval official ore con- : employee are concentrated. standard ship grub at the time, just want to nee how he I Is getting along".



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