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I VOL! 1, No. 42 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 13 January, 1944


k t NAITCChief Roosevelt Maps Out Target Dead Ahead

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I II For National Service

II I Law And End Of Wartime

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Ij Strikes ,

j President Franklin D. Roosevelt, ,w
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in a radio address to the nation a
Tuesday night, called for a sweep
t tI tt t ing win-the-war program, includ
ing a national service law which
"will prevent strikes," and, with
some exceptions, draft every able-
F 0"r bodied home adult for an all out effortat

Earlier Tuesday in a message
which an attack of "flu" had pre
vented him delivering earlier, the
President had told the second sea
1 sion of the 78th Congress that he :
had hesitated to recommend a na
tional service law but is now convinced :
I, that it is necessary. I .1
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I, Victory, he said, probably can I .
be achieved without it, but it will; I >
be costlier and longer in coming I
unless there is total mobilization I ....
of manpower, resources and cap '"

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Highlights from the President q
message to Congress, as given by ;;) ;
the Associated Press, were as follows
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1. I recommend a realistic tax : M .
law which will tax all unreasonable I
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profits A continuation of I 9
the law for renegotiation of war :

I contracts A reasonable floor "
I under prices the farmer may expect I ,:
: and a ceiling on the prices a 1i a"
consumer will have to pay for the ,', ,< .
food he buys A national service I Pistol-packin' WAVES are these Seamen under instruction at the Station' shotgun range. Sarah Grey

law which will prevent strikes. Trull, S2c, of Winfield, Ala., worked in an ordnance plant, inspecting 20mm shells before joining the
Ii 2. There are millions of Amer- I Navy; Geraldine S. Frazier, S2c was a machine adjuster for the Western Cartridge Co., Woodriver, 111.,
ican men and women who are not Marie Brown S2c, made fluorescent bulbs for the Plant
', ,v, and Maxine lamp Westinghouse Lamp Fairmont
.Ii' in this war at all I
W. Va.
{ I 3. When we speak of our total
,4t.. --.' ----, ---- effort, we speak of the factory and
Admiral Charles P Mason the field and the mines as well as Two Officers Win USO To Present
above, has been named the battleground-each and everyone 4F'ersThere
Chief of the Naval Air Inter- of us has a solemn obligationto ShinesWednesday
mediate Training Command. serve this nation in its most is no formula for developing Decorations For Monkey
Adm. Mason, who will be remembered critical hour. naval and military
here as the first 4. We shall not repeat the tragic genuises, but physical fitness is
Commandant of this Station, has errors of ostrich isolationism. not necessarily the key, declare Their
been serving as Commandant at 1 5:'). All our Allies have learnedby Dr. Logan Clendening in Na- Gallantry "Monkey Shines", a USO musl-
NAS, Corpus Christi. As Chief bitter experience that real development tion's Business comedy, Is the featured attractionat
of NAITC Adm. Mason succeeds will not be possible if Ian>' of the world's greatest Lieutenant Boyd Is the Main Station Auditorium
Rear Admiral G. D. Murray, who they are to be diverted from their military figures would have Wednesday night.
has assumed new duties as Chief purposes by repeated wars-or been rejected by the draft Given Silver Star; Walter Carlson, comedian-sin-
of Naval Air Training.In even threats of war. boards for these reasons," wrote ger-eccentrtc dancer, is emcee of
conjunction with the 6. The best interests of each na- the Doctor. Lt. Gray Air Medal the production.
change Tn leadership, it was tion demand that all freedomloving "George Washington, false Here's the rest of the cast:
also announced that NAITC nations shall join together ina teeth; Bismarck! overweight; Lieut. Randall R. Boyd, Virginia Lee a neat little
headquarters had been moved just and durable system of peace Napoleon, ulcers of the tom- USN., of South Weymouth, (4' 11") bundle of contortionist
from Pensacola, Fla., to Cor- It has been shown that if the ach; U. S. Grant, alcoholism; Mass., was awarded the Silver tricks and acrobatic dancing.
pus Christi. standard of living of any country Julius Caesar, epilepsy; Horatio Star medal, and Lt. (jg) Paul Nolan-juggling jester, as.
up, so does its purchasing Kaiser sisted by his wife.
----'-94 goes Nelson, one eye, one arm;
power and that such a rise en- \\llhelra, withered! arm; and Hugh M. Gray of Boston, The Hope sisters, Claire, Therese
Ships And Planes courages a better standard of living Duke of Wellington, under- Mass., the Air Medal, at a and Anne-a trio of singing girls
in neighboring countries with weight. ceremony in the office of from Lynn, Mass.
Take Off Presto whom it trades. That is the kind Sy Nathan-pianist and must
Capt. Arthur Gavin com-
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of common sense that provides II cal conductor.
American shipbuilders and air basis for our discussions at Moscow I Let Armed Forces mandant, last Saturday after- Allen and Renel-a comedy
plane producers are vying with Cairo and Teheran. noon.A dance act.
each other in breaking records for 7. If ever there was a time to ship's gunnery officer at the -"::
turning out new equipment. subordinate individual or group ; FDR time of the North African land-
The shipyard workers have aavorlte selfishness to the national good, Vote Says ings, Lieut. Boyd's citation states Auto License DeadlineIs
story about a guest at a that time is now Disunity at home that he displayed "remarkable Extended to I Feb''
Kaiser shipyard who had been invited --bickering, stoppages of work, inflation President Roosevelt, in his an courage under heavy hostile fire
; to christen a new Liberty business as usual, politics (and) played a large part in The deadline for acquiring Florida
ship. The champagne bottle was as usual, luxury as usual-can undermine nual message to Congress Tuesday providing protective gunfire for I automobile license tags has
i placed in his hand and he was told the morale of the brave called for Congress to give our Army raider troops." It fur- been extended to 1 February" Governor
to start swinging. "But there's no men ready to die at the front. I service men a vote in wartime. ther states that the South Wey- I Spessard Holland has announced
ship here" he protested. "Start 8. Let us remember the lessonsof The President said: mouth officer "controlled and di- The deadline previously
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Mr." was the grim reply 1918. was 15:) January.
swinging "Several alleged' reasons have Continued On Face Two I
will be there all right, r
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"a ship prevented the enactment of leg.iclation
only start swinging now or you'llbe which would preservefor
too late." Announce Mainside our soldiers and sailors and THE EX-DARLING CLUBThe
Today the airplane workers are marines the fundamental prerogative -
matching this whopper with a tall of eltizenships--the right Brush-Off Club, which was founded' at a U. S. bomber base '
tale of their own. It concerns a Movies[ For Week"Crime to vote No amount of legalistic In India Is a global affair, and Is' composed of soldiers whose gain
built
western aircraft plant that a argument can becloud this have thrown them over since they got Into the army. Local
complete plane in 8 hours flat. Five Doctor's Strangest Issue in the eves of these ten chapters are being organized wherever our troops are stationed.Requirements .
: minutes later a pilot took off to Case," starring Warner Baxter, is million American citizens. Sure- for membership are: ((1)) She has married somebodyelse.
hours
ferry it overseas. Several from the feature at the Mainside Auditorium ly the signers of the constitution ((2)) She Is engaged or "practically engaged" to somebodyelse.
later, a cable was received tomorrow night did not Intend a document ((3)) She mentions dates with other guys and doesn't start
f him. It read "I motor.am in" Australia. Here's the schedule for the remainder which, even In wartime, wouldbe out "Dearest! Darling" any more. (4)) The soldier's folks have I'J J
send the to take the her out with other
of the week: construed away ported seeing joes.
.Please
-- Sunday-"Young Ideas," Mary franchise of any of those who There Is also a Tending or Prospective Membership" for the t
Mail Your CamerasAny Astor and Herbert Marshall. are fighting to preserve the "Just SWf'atingItmbt'r.: ." He doesn't know where the hell he i
Monday-'The Lodger," Merle constitution itself. stands but the mall doesn't bring In sugar reports any longer. All '
person having a camera in Oberon. "Our soldiers and sailors and ma- members are eligible for the Good Hunting Committee which convenes -
,he custody of the Station Intelligence Tuesday-"Pistol Packln' Mamma rines know that the overwhelming > as often as two or three men can get leave anywhere female
\ Officer is directed to come ," Ruth Terry.Wednesday.Three. majority of them will be deprivedof are In evidence A Corresponding Secretary keeps track of new
to the Intelligence Office, building Russian the opportunity to vote, if the telephone( numbers to exchange among members.One .
39, and mail his camera from the Girls," Anna Stern. voting machinery is left exclusively new member joined the club with particularly high qualifications
station. No property passes are to the states under existing .-a six-page: letter from his fiancee! back In Texas. In the
issued to carry cameras throughthe of the state laws-and that there la no last paragraph she mentioned casually. "I was married a week' ago
Five bouts were a part
main gate. On 1 February, Joe Robinson show at likelihood of these laws being but my husband won't mind you writing to me once In a white.
1944, all cameras having been at the NATTC Louis-Ray auditorium last Sunday changed in time to enable them He's a sailor and very broadmlmled."- (From Yank, the Array;
Office for a periodof
the Intelligence of. night. C.atlaif t .. pac. W,. weekly.)
six months will be disposed

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13 January, 1944
Page Two JAX AIR NEWS


Decorated For Valor In Action Major At 22 Holds 1 Seabees Again Work Miracle H Build I


", : -">. _'". '. -,. DFC, 27 Clusters : Cily For: (6,000 In Seventeen Days 11 r I .
NEW YORK (CNS)="It's a ..
,:. ; young man's war" In the opinion I Two Navy Seabee battalions .
of MaJ. Carl W. Payne, who at 22 PraisedBy who created a small city on a
is a veteran of 227 combat mis- Reserves Pacific Island In the Incredibly,
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sions in Europe and -Africa short time of 17 days have proved
MaJ. Payne, who enlisted In 1941as Knox once again that the word "inn
an aviation cadet, was com- Secretary possible" is not In the Seabed

missioned in January 1942. He has of Frank Knox, I vocabulary, according a Navy,,
t since received the Distinguished Secretary Navy Department announcement. First!
Flying Cross and the Air Medal In a recent speech, paid a high reaction to tlu order when the Na

with 27 Oak Leaf Clusters.Commercial tribute to Naval reservists. role val Operating Base received au
Important
U"I- "The increasingly thorization was that completion of
Naval Reserve of- '
played by the the task called for something liko
Bulletin'FOR ficers In this war is reflected In miracle.

SALK the fact that, at the end of 1943, a Yet, when the 17-day deadlinewas I
Living room bedroom and kitchen nine out of ten line officers with reached the Seabees
furniture and furnishings. Available fleet reserves producedand had
R's the were .
J about 31 January. Call Ext. 8824. J. W. of completely constructed and made
trained since the outbreak
Taylor. ready for occupancy a city camp
Souvenirs. Six Jap rifles Jap knee the war and now occupying: responsible -
yw mortar, Jap sword, e and assignments," SecretaryKnox accommodating 6,000 men.
shoes, cap canteen another: : assorted The battalions -one command.
Items. Call Ext. 406. Chief Hilburn. declared. ed by Lieut. Comdr. Frank B.
Five room bungalow located at 1213 Percentage of reserves among
Stimson St.. Murray Terrace section enlisted men Is even* higher than Campbell, civil engineer corps.
of Jacksonville between Casset Ave., USNR., of 2613 Barton Ave., I
and Murray Drive. Two bedrooms nine out of ten.
Nashville, Tenn., and the other I
kitchen and s -
living room dining room :
bath. New 1912. $4800-Henry L. commanded by Comdr. Walter A.
Wheeler ARTlc, Radar School, Bldg. Blue, civil engineer corps, 'I'
504. Ext. SOO or above address 20 More Mars On of 10 Layton Terrace, Clayton
WANTED TO BUYA
Lieut. Randall R. Boyd (left), and Lt (jg) Hugh M. Gray (right), 16 guage. double-barreled shotEun. Mo., began literally from scratch i
two heroes of warfare on widely separated fronts, discuss their experiences .. Call G. W. Vail, A&R Elect. Shop. Order For NavyThe They had first to clear and grade
after receiving decorations from Captain Arthur Gavin, 8400. % TTi approximately 30 acres.
commandant, at ceremonies here last Saturday afternoon. Lieut. Navy has ordered 20 more Once the site was ready, the
Boyd was awarded the Silver Star medal for gallantry in action dur- New Mars cargo flying boats of the battalions in the alloted time surfaced
ing the North African landings while Lt Gray received the Air Medal WaterproofExposure type which recently set new records -I two miles of road, laid 8,350
for "meritorious achievement" in action in the Solomon Islands area. for cargo transportation and feet of pipe, built 186 Quonset hut
Suit overwater flight. These huge flyIng I barracks and 22 Quonset latrine
Officers Win DecorationsFor boats will be placed in service huts, erected three frame Chief
Quick Victory with the Naval Air Transport Ser- I Petty Officers' quarters, two
Their Gallantry Proves Okay vice as they are completed. The frame Bachelor Officers' quarters,

May Depend On C..(|.. <| Tr.m pass ... plane is built by the Glenn L. and six frame enlisted men's bar
reeled the fire of the ship BO ef A lightweight waterproof ex- Martin Company of Baltimore, racks, dug dry wells with a 6,000*

Home Schedule"How ficiently that hostile shore bat- posure suit that will increase immeasurably Md.The man capacity, put In power ser
teries were silenced before they a downed airman's new planes will operate vices, poles, line and transform
soon victory will come were able to Inflict any damage." chance of survival is recommended i with NATS squadrons, of which ers and made ready the mess
may depend on how well we meet A graduate of Annapolis classof by a joint committee repre- there are now 10 flying] critical halls and galleys so that the first
our schedules in the critical days 1941, Lieut. Boyd has been a senting United States and Cana- cargo and key personnel over a fighters to arrive could sit downto
ahead," recently declared Rear scout observation pilot sine dian air-sea forces, following a 70,000 mile network. chow.
Admiral C. H. Woodward, U. S. September 1943, when he won three day series of tests in Cana- '--'
Navy, Chief of the Industrial Incentive his wings at Pengacola. Before dian Atlantic waters. I
Division. taking flight training, he was Volunteer "guinea pigs" were Naval Aviation Colonel On KP As i
"American war production hasbeen on active outstanding. Evidence of North Atlantic and Caribbean. members from a nearby embarkation Service Club Opens I
this Is the fact that the Navy has Besides the Silver Star he also point. Some only in regula- Arm Expands At
CAMP McQUAIDE, CAL. (CNS)
doubled the number of combatant tion jt jtCol.
winter
wears the Presidential Unit flying suits, some with .
ships in 1943. But still greater ribbon service new lightweight suits Roy S. Gibson voluntarily
Citation for
exposure
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: A Record washed and dried all the dishes-
production will be needed to back aboard the USS Dallas, and the pulled on over other garb, they SpeedPlane
the pots and the
pans-when
our fighting men in the mighty even
American Defense, American plunged into 40 degree (Fahren-
Service Club here.
offensives already under way or Theatre and African Theatre heit) seas and huddled in bobbing new opened
in the offing. For example, we ribbons.He rubber dinghies with air tempera Output Feattlj'esFighter
will need 80,000 landing craft of is the son of Mr. and Mrs. tures hovering around 29 degrees Types Pilots of combat aircraft built put three
all types to carry our men to the Randall T. Boyd Sr., 54 Reed Ave., (Fahrenheit). ; times as many combat planes on
enemy beaches. Critically need- South Weymouth. His wife Is the With the protective covering, Increased Five-Fold the fighting fronts as was possible
ed, also, is 100-octane gasoline for former Miss Mary Jane Dooley of they were able to withstand be- in 1942.
our aircraft. The Navy knows Roxbury.Lt. numbing water and air for hourson "During the past year, our Na- "In aircraft carriers, includingthe
that the American workers will (jg) Gray was awarded the end without complaint. With- val aviation arm has expanded in escort types, there are now
back our fighting men of the fleet Air Medal for "meritorious out it they had to be "rescued" a manner that gives us world more than six times as many in
as magnificently In the future as achievement while participating in almost immediately. leadership in this form of war- commission as there were when
they have In the past" aerial attacks against the enemyas fare," said Secretary of the Navy the Japanese attacked Pearl Har
pilot of a dive bomber in the Frank Knox at a recent press con- bor. And increasing the carrier's
Solomon Islands area during the ference. "In terms of pilots, twiceas offensive sting are the Corsair and
period from April 26 to July 28, Look! many were trained this yearas I Hellcat fighters, the most powerful
The Rains CameThe 1943." last. And In total number of carrier bastd fighting planesin
The citation: that accompan- I SOMEWIIERE IN THE pilots the Navy now has available the world. Also produced in
Marine Corps recently led the Boston man's award SOUTHWEST PACIFIC (De- five times as many trained pilotsas volume and now striking Its first
distributed the following dispatch stated that he "made repeated layedA) mile-marker ha it had two years ago. blows Is a powerful new dive
by Sgt. Frank De\lne, attacks on Japanese anti-air- been raised at a small Marine- "In the production of planes, the bomber.
New York, a :Marine combat craft positions!' shore' Installations Navy outpost In this war thea- second year of the war has seen The completion of 100 new Na
correspondent, to the nation's ', and shipping Despite tre. It reads: 24! times as many planes built as val Air Stations and auxiliary
newspaper: heavy concentrations of enemy Washington 11,673 miles. were turned out in 1942 of which fields represented an expansion of
BOUGAINVILLE. Nov. 21, anti-aircraft fire he pressed (Arrow points east). 75 per cent of them were combat double the scope of 1942. As a
22. 23, 24, 25, 26, 27.-(Delayed home his numerous dive bombing Tokyo. 4,231 mile (Arrow types, as compared with 50 per final factor of improvement, the
)-It rained today. attacks with accuracy and de points west). cent combat types only a year Bureau of Aeronautics made great
termination." Nearest Jap- mile. (Ar- ago. This accelerated rate of pro- strides during the year in flight

Civilian ActivitiesTo During his more than 10 months I row points to thickly jungled, I duction and the higher percentage gear and rescue equipment."
active duty in the Pacific combat precipice-steep mountain adjacent .
Be ConsolidatedConsolidation areas, Lt. Gray also served in the camp).

of two of the divisions Hawaii, the Fiji Islands, and War Bond Allotment StandingPercentages
administering the activitiesof Guadalcanal. A graduate of Bos GIs Invited To Enter

'all civilian employes of the ton University, he received his of participation in the Naval Personnel War
Navy Department will be effect- flight training at Pensacola and $50,000 ContestNEW Bond Allotment program, as reported 1 by Department War Bond
ed 20 January, it has been an- Miami, winning his Navy wings in YORK (CNS)-Service officers, are as follows: '
nounced.The May 1942. men are eligible to share In the Officers Men Total
Shore Establishments Divi- In addition to the Air Medal, Lt. $50,000 in prizes the Pabst Brew- Department Allotment % Allotment j' nf'pt. %
sion and the Division of Personnel Gray also wears the National De- ing Company is offering for the Aircraft Delivery 100% 100% 100%
Supervision and Management, under fense ribbon, American Theatre best article of not more than Recruit Center 100;'<<, 99% 99%
the jurisdiction of Assistant ribbon and the Pacific Theatre 2.000 words submitted on "Post- Public Works 96% 100% 98% i
Secretary of the Navy Ralph "A. ribbon (two stars). War Employment. First prize is Transportation 100% 95% 96%
Bard, will be combined into a new The Boston airman is the son $25,000 in war bonds, second prizeis Naval Air Gunners Sch. 100% 94% 95%
division to be called the Shore of Mrs. Euphemia Gray, 22 Blag- $10,000 in war bonds and 15 T-4 (Aviation Training) 100% 95% 95%
Establishments and Civilian Per- den St., Boston. His wife Is the additional awards of $1,000 each .St. Augustine Field 67% 93% 92%
sonnel Division. former Miss Marion Hill of 46 will be made. Envelopes contain- VPB 2 No. 1 78% 95% 92%
Captain Frederick G. Crisp, Somerset Rd., West Newton, Mass.Know's ing manuscripts must be post- X-l Division 100% 91% 91%
USN., of 2709 Saint Paul Street, marked not later than Feb. 7 and VO-VCS 86% 91% 91% \
Baltimore, Md., will head the new should be sent to the Pabst Brew- Physical Training 100% 81% 80%
division. He has been manager of How ing Company 551 Fifth Avenue, Yard Dept. 50% 89% 88%
the Navy Yard Mare Island, Calif., She was only a fisherman's New York, 17, New York, VF No. 5 82% 90% 88%
for the past three and one-half daughter, but she knew how to __e"1__ VPB 2-No. 2 78% 87% 8:5: % .

years. have a whale of a time. Miss Florence; King Assembly & Repair 85% 81% 81%
Ordnance & Gunnery 54% 82% 80%

WAR BOND ALLOTMENT ]ISN'T To Sponsor U-Boat Medical 77% 80% 80%

Secretary of the Navy Frank Supply 100% 77% 78%
Lee Field 60;{, 82% 77%
Knox has designated Miss Flor- Commandant's Office 76% .... 76
LOST IF MAN IS REPORTED ence King of Washington, D. C., Aviation Training %
daughter of Admiral Ernest J.
(T-1 & T-2) 63% 78 76
% %
United States Commander
King Navy -
NAOTC (Staff) 53% 87 74
AS MISSING IN ACTION in Chief of the United % %
Marines (Guards) 41% 72% 71%
States Fleet and Chief of Naval
Communications :50% 73 69
% %
"In the case of a man who is missing or captured," according Operations submarine USS as the Turbot.sponsor for the ,Cecil Field 48% 73% 67%

in Plan of the Day Mayport 89% 60 63
to an announcement Tuesday's The vessel is under construc- % %
"any allotments for other than insurance or dependents are tion at the plant of the Cramp VF No. 4 33% 28% 29%

stopped and deductions for such allotments are discontinued. Shipbuilding Co., Philadelphia, Pa., STATION' TOTAL -68% --83% -81%

"Accordingly, since the amount of such allotments is. no according announcement.to a Navy Department Flag Presented by Commandant for attainment of 90% goal.

longer deducted from his pay account The fact that several large groups on the station are con
tended to defeat the current rumor ---1-- sistently maintaining excellent percentages Is evidence that an
such amount is available to
that money invested in war increase the balance in his accountor bonds by means of allotment will York Yankee outfielder, has been will receive support. It is urged that those groups who are
to increase the allotment to his not be credited to either the account commissioned an ensign" in the again below the station goal will immediately renew their effortsto
dependent. of the allotor or to that of Maritime Service. Keller gave up provide a more adequate war bond program for their de-
It was explained in the Plan of his dependent in the event that he his defense Job in Baltimore to partment.

. the Day that such notice was "in is reported missing in action." accept the commission






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: It's Leap

Year, gi't'lsJVhat do you

By Tattle Fontaine Bennett plan to do about it?

FELLER-BACH WEDDING ANSWERS:
Roosevelt Hotel i
The fellow workers In Shop No. MARGE C. BROOKS, Sic: ''I
23 are extending congratulationsto To Be Scene Of plan to make all the time I can
Adam Frank Feller, AM2/C, who during Leap Year Those tall,
really started the new year off dark and handsome men better
with a 'leap', by being married on A Service DanceAn watch their step."
the first day of Leap Year to the LEA ALLRED, AMMSc: "I'm i
very attractive blonde daughter of All Serviceman's Dance, staying the same way I am -
Mrs. Eva Bach, Miss Eva Bach, sponsored by The Committee for single! I just, can't see getting
of 1607 Pleasant Street, Cinci- the Celebration of the President's married. I'm much too happy now
natti, Ohio. The young couple were Birthday, and the Pilot Club will to have strings tied to me, espe-
united in a formal wedding cere- be held in Jacksonville the even- cially if I have to ask the man."
mony in Saint Francis Church, ing of 21 January, at the Roose- ALICE WICKLANDER, Y2c:
Cincinatti, after which a recep- velt Hotel it has been announcedby "What am I going to do about
tion was held in the home of the Halle Cohen, chairman.The Leap Year? You got me, Mac. My
bride's mother. "Red" doesn't dance will start at 9 p. m., I little man's in New Guinea. Why
know when he will be able to finda and there will be entertainment, should I do anything about it?" .
haven for his bride, but as soon amusement, and music by a good TOMMY KILLECUT, Sic f' ,
:-' as possible she will join him here. orchestra. All girls will be admitted "Wolves beware!
free of charge, and admis- MARY RILEY, PhM3c: "It
Old man weather might have sion to servicemen will be 55: cents. don't mean a thing to me. I'm
thought he was putting a damperon This is one of the affairs of the old fashioned. I believe in diamond -
the spirits of the folks of the President's Birthday Ball (March rings, courtships and having y A b
shop when the rain started on Sat- of Dimes). The master of cere- the boy ask the girl" ;
urday, but he was properly fooled monies will be Harvey Bell. MARY CODY, S2c: "I'm not at
by the sixty or more who joined in "Our Slogan," said Cohen, "is all interested in getting a man,
the fun of the "23" Party, at the 'dance so others can walk.' particularly marrying one." ,
Veterans of Foreign Wars Home -i-- MITZE GASSER, Sic: "I don't 5
Southside, that night. Guess there plan to do anything about Leap A YE twins Harriet and Rebecca Llde, HA2c, of Birmingham, Ala.,
won't be any more parties until Year. I believe In letting nature are pleased with their recent assignment to the Naval Hospital here.
after the close of the 'now comingup' Tall TaleHere's take its course." "It's harder than we thought it would be, definitely," they admitted,
night shift period, at which GERI RITA URAN, SpG)3c."Oh ( cheerfully adding, "but not TOO hard. So far it's been almost like
time maybe there will not be so a Reader's Digest yarn I'm going to get myself a more college, with classes every day from eight to four, lots Of new
much illness among the folks in spun by Seaman Andrew Foley hot pilot. I have one in mind; soon things to learn, and tests to take. The twins reported here for further
general, and that FRIED CHICK- of Great Lakes NTS: as he gets down here I'm going to training after a four weeks' course of indoctrination at Hunter College
EN dinner can still be done. Let's "Jasper Munch, a sailor at give him the word." New York. Before joining the Navy they attended the University of
hope! Great Lakes, has a bigger appetite AUGUSTA KEMP, Sk3c: "I'm Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and were bank clerks in Birmingham.
than not going to do anything. BecauseI
any other man in
Seems a shame that I am. not the service. One evening I offered I don't believe in Leap Year. I'll
Wowl
wait until next to be asked. Marine Flier Gets 24
able to contact that nice couple (o bet him he couldn't eat year Enemy

whose the engagement shop party Saturday was announcedat night. a three nlttlng.dozen He hard refused boiled, but eggs right! at I been IRENE waiting BUSH three, years PhM2c for: "I've this. Planes In Solo Raid On Jap BaseA

So now I'm going to take advan-
I'd like to get the 'lowdown' on after breakfast next morning
i the wedding plans. I made notes he said he knew he could do it tage of Leap Year." Marine second lieutenant, Alvin J, Jensen, 23, recently
and lost them, so some of you goodfolks and would take the bet. RUTH LOEFFLER AMM3c: was awarded the Navy Cross and the Air Medal, the former
"What I to do about
won't let me? have that information, "We got 86 hard boiled eggs, Leap Year am ? I going never found any for a solo assault against the biggest Japanese airfield in

you find I .asked Jasper him easily how downed he knew them.hen need to do anything about it." the Solomons in which he destroyed 24 Japanese planes by a
I wish the stork RONNIE RRMEDKK. S2c: "Justas strafing attack
would get l could do it. 'Why, he said 'ear-
fri nCcomeshome.
touch with me about the new babies Iv this morning I sneaked Into soon as my boy Second Lieut. Jensen was part
he leaves at the homes if he doesn't ask me, I'm
of the the chow hall before I of
anyonewas a flight of Marine
going to ask him. He's in the fighter pilots
employees of the A&R, for the new around and tried It."
parents seem to neglect telling this Southwest Pacific, irf the Navy." ordered to strafe Kahili field.
reporter about them until they are MARY CARROLL, Y2c: "Same i II His flight was lost in a storm and
nearly big enough to say 'HI' to I thing I did before. I didn't do any-" he was the only airman who arrived -
all of us. The latest baby, I have Vespers Program : thing about Leap Year last time. !
gotten news about is the 'so big BERNADINE L. LUTHYE, Sic: over the Jap Field In a posi
little "Leap Year doesn't worry me. I'm tion to complete his mission.
daughter
belonging to Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard C. Neal. Leon- Over WPDQ Today not interested in getting married; I As he came out of the storm
and if I was I wouldn't have to
ard is a very much liked workmanin ask, I'd be asked." upside down, he flipped his plane
Shop 27, who announces that ""Navy Vespers", from the All ROBIN THOMPSON, AMM3c: over and circled widely toward the
and Miss that Neal'she arrived on Dec. 29,, Saints Chapel, will be heard over "Oh, boy! I really hadn't thought north end of the Jap field. "I
weighed
seven and a WPDQ this afternoon at 1630. about it but that looked
half pounds. now you men- around for the rest of my
This program of hymns by the tion it somebody just better watch QUESTIONS flight but couldn't see them," he
Beware Girls! We advised Naval Air Station Choir was for- out." (ANSWERS ARE PRESENTEDON said. "So I decided the only thing
are I
that the Wolf merly heard Wednesday afternoon EMILY KING SCOTT, SpT)3c( ) : to do was take a swing at the
AMI/cis (Vincent Rio at 1630. The change in time "I'm not going to do a darn thing PAGE 8)) job myrr'."
The back and on the trail was made to enable more sailors, about Leap Year. I'm not on the 1. Here are the "ghosts" of five Starting in over the north end
he again.(the wolf informers) is in Shop tell 27.me that marines and WAVES to partici- market. No love, no anything, until states: A-a-a-a; Oeoeaa; ; I- of Kahili field, 2nd. Lieut. Jensen
pate in the broadcast. my honey comes home." a-o, andeaae.. All the missing swept down the entire length of
Each program features the Na- OLA M. CHAUNCY, PhM2c: letters are consonants. Can you the mile long strip, weaving his
News comes to us that Dan Kirk val Air Station Choir directed by "I'm going to make the most of it "resurrect" the states? plane back and forth while his
has returned to the Small Surface Specialist Ic Frank Marsteller, -if I get a chance." 2. What sort of sport event guns sprayed Jap ground crews
Shop No. 27 to continue clinching Specialist Ic Harold Weiss as or- MARION ANDERSON, Y2c: would you be watching if you were and destroyed 12 Mitsubishi
rivets and tap on metal-but, asa ganist, a brief message by a "Not a durned thing." cheering (1)) Sid Luckman; ((2) bombers, eight Zeros and four dive
member of Uncle Sam's' Navy. Navy chaplain, and soloists from HELEN M. PRIGMORE, Y2c: Lt. Joel Hunt; (3) Lonnie Frey, bombers. At one point during his
'Congratulations, Dan._ the choir members. "Well, I married last year so I'm : and (4)) Ned Day. Get three out strafing sweep, his plane was only
-%.at-| ,- "Navy Vespers" has been a regular not worried." of four. three feet off the ground.
F broadcast feature from the NANCY FOWLER, S2c: "I have 3. Indoors, where men would remove "It took about 10 seconds," he
Solders: Want To Vole Naval Air Station for the past hopes, but I'll let the Navy decide the hat, a WAVE wearing said, "and the Japs never knew
I nine months. for me. They have charge of my her hat does not salute. True or what hit them until I was half
Says Stars and Stripes --iiii! whole life now." false? .. I way down the field. By the time
I MARCELLA SCHOMMER, S2c: 4. One or the most popular roadsin I I reached the end of their field
ALGIERS-The soldiers wantS Soldiers' Big- "I'll make of Year the world is the ,
Gripe- use Leap every one that will the party got rough and I high
to vote. I have." lead the Allies to
opportunity Tokyo. But tailed it for home low and fas ."
Stars and Stripes, official publication j Pants Fit Too Tight! --'--oI-- which is closest to Tokyo: New Photographs later showed tfiat
of the Army, declared in I Guinea, Guam or Truk? explosions from the burning
a front page editorial that sol WASHINGTON (CNS) Two. Non-Stop JourneyTo 5. How much money would you planes had strewn debris from
diers polled by the paper are over- out of every five soldiers in the have if you had each of the bills one end of the field to the other.
whelmingly in favor of participating Army are sore because their pantsare TokyoHalseyAdmiral that show pictures of these: The I __ ,_
in the U. S. elections this year. too tight, according to a sur- White House, the U. S. Treasury
The Stars and Stripes, in a two vey released here recently by the William F. Halsey, Jr., and the Lincoln Memorial? (None
column editorial, called upon Congress Morale Services Division. 51-year-old commander of the Na- is on a dollar bill.) .
to enact a uniform balloting The GIs made their opinion of val forces in the South Pacific 6. Ever since Adolph Hitler's "f
law. their pants known in a gripe sheet urged that the American people "Beer Hall Putsch", the world has ... ,
"Soldiers on the front want to Issued them by the division. Only refuse to accept any peace until been rocked by uprisings. Re-
fight and they want to vote," Stars one soldier in eight, however com- troops reach Tokyo, in an address cently the Western hemispherewas .
and Stripes asserted on the basisof plained about his shoes and, con- delivered Washington Tuesday. the scene of an important re-
its poll. "We on the front are trary to barracks conversation, 'There is only one definite place volt. Who is the leader of the PINE CAMP N. Y.-Bed check
determined to use bullets and bal most of them seemed satisfied that has got to be taken and thatis government that seized power in for WACs, which comes at 10:45: ,
lots. I with the food. Tokyo," Adm. Halsey declared."Don't last June's military revolt In Ar- invariably finds one or two girls
let until gentina! frantically preparing for bed in
anyone stop us
it either" 7. The telephone Directory i of the dark before the CQ makes
we get any
i Sailors Top Marines In QuizIn :: big city probably contains most her rounds. The other night one
i of these names: T. W. Wilson, T. private found herself in that pre
I Hunters Kill 228 Deer J. Jackson, R. E. Lee J. P. Jones, dicament With two minutes to
the first "Lucky Bag" brain- Participating for the sailors W. T. Sherman, and W. S. Sims spate she hastily applied what
battle between sailors and marinesat I were Ben Hackbarth, Frank Jensen Last Month In Florida But if you can supply the correct she thought was cold cream to her
the Naval Air Technical Training -I and Tom Caudle; for the Marine 228 deer were killed by sports- names from the initials you'll face. Out of a clear silence the
Center over WMBR last Corp. Victor Chiselbrook, men in the Ocala National Forest have six men from history. Can entire barrack was thrown into
Thursday, the sailors emerged victorious Corp. Bob Ogilvie, and PFC W. M. Wildlife area during the month of you identify four of them by full an uproar when she screamed, "My
( by a 05 to 80 point score. Hensley--all students at NATTC. December, it was reported by the names? God this isn't cold cream! It's
It was nip and tuck all the way. ARM3c Ben Holmes was quizmaster U. S. Forest Office. 8. In what adventure stories saddle soap!"
At the end of the first round the for the sailois-PFC Herbert Fred G. Ames, district forester, you probably read as a child do
marines led; the half way mark Johnson led the Marines. ptedicted when the final reports you find these Islands: Glubdrub- her rank as our smallest state?
.(found the score all tied up; end I The marines will have an opportunity were completed, they would showan drib Island, Skeleton Island and 10. True or false. For awards of
of the third round found the ma- to even things up this average of one deer for every Sullivan's Island? Get two out of the Medal of Honor, Distinguished
rines out in front by a narrow Thursday at 6 o'clock when the ten huntsmen.A three. Service Medal, Di.tingui8h:1-
margin again; but the bonus ques- "Lucky Bag" Is transcribed for total of 2,847 permits were 9. If Puerto Rico were to be- ing Crow or Navy Cross, Naval I
tion was answered by the sailors, presentation at 8:30: over. radio issued for the hunt, 807 more than come the 49th state of the United personnel receive $2.00 a month
thus clinching the victory. station WMBR. last year. States, would Rhode Island: lose added to their pay. .

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are distributed free of charge to enlisted I and other Naval
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air Commander If.: Marken, ChC, USN
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gun-
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Head-
quarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Ccmmand 1'rh Ten Rules For PrayerTen
and the Naval Air Technical Training Center.
rules for "effective" prayer, suggested by
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, pastor of the Marble
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training Church of New
Collegiate Reformed York follow:
Captain Arthur Gavin USN. 1. Set aside a few minutes to be alone and quiet.
Commandant. Relax body, mind and spirit by turning the thoughts
Jacksonville Naval Air Station k r I away from problems and fixing the mind on God.

Think about Him in the way that is most natural
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN f
Commanding Officer f / 2. Talk to God simply[ and naturally, telling Him
U. S. Naval Hospital anything that is on your mind, and do not think you
have to use formal words and phrases. Talk to
Captain Joseph B. Lynch.: A-VG), USNR for lie understands it.
Commanding Officer, Him in your own language
Naval Air Technical Training Center 3. Practice talking to God as you go about the
business of the day. On the subway or bus, or at
Commander Edward E. Dolecek USN. your desk, close your eyes for just a moment to
Naval Commanding Air Gunner'Officer School shut out the world and have a word or two with
God. This will remind you of His presence and give
Lieut Cot Chester L. Cawne USMC (Ret, you a sense of His nearness.
Commanding Officer, 4. Affirm the fact that God is with you and t
Marine Barracks
1J we .MtA l iZt. helping you. That is to say, do not always beseech
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Lieut Col. William T. Evans USMC (Ret). .. 1 IO4 pWl God, asking Him for His blessing but affirm the
Commanding Officer. "This Man Wants To Do Something That Will Release A WAVE fact that He is giving you His blessings.
Marine Aviation Detachment 5. with the thought that reach
for Active Duty At Sea. Pray your prayers
Commander William H. Ash ford. Jr., USN. I out instantly over land and sea and throw their
Commanding Officer protection around your loved ones, and also sur-
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs So You round them with God's love.
Want To Come
Commander William O. Burch USN 6. Think positive, not negative, thoughts when
Commanding Officer you
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field 7. Always state in your prayer that you are will.
'
Home Sailor? ing to accept God's will whatever It is. You can ask
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Him for what you want but express willingness to
material. Re ubl1cat1on of credited matter prohibited
without permission of CNS. War Department 205 E. Everybody Else Wants You To-But It Won'tBe take what He wants.
42nd St. N. Y. C 8. In your prayer simply put everything in God's

Day After TomorrowBy hands Pray for strength to do your best, and with
Plain Talk confidence leave the rest to God.
John Gunther 9. Say a word of prayer for people who do not
The Army and Navy are cooperating with like you or have treated you badly. This will help

Governor Holland and the State Board of Reprinted from Look Magazine them and release tremendous power in you.

Health in making this month Venereal Dis- Listen, soldier. Listen, sailor. You want to get home again 10. At some time during the day say a word of
prayer of our country, for the President, and for
ease Control :Month in Florida. There is a just as soon as possible, don't you? Of course you do. So the armed forces, and ask for victory and a lasting

good reason for this cooperationvenerealdisease does everybody else want you to-everybody including Ad-

rates in this state are so high, among miral King and General Marshall.

both servicemen and civilians, that they af- But probably you aren't going to get home again for quite peace.Youth

fect the war effort. That is why the Army some time. You might as well get used to that idea right 1 In Democracy

and Navy are interested. now.
Jacksonville is no exception to the rest of The aim of American strategyis From The Buccaneer
I to bring you home, but to bring pathetic to the use of great
Florida. The exceedingly high rate of you home in one piece. We are masses of men on a broad lateral Vero Beach, Fla.

syphilis, gonorrhea and other venereal diseases out to win, but with the minimumof front as in Russia Why During the bleak depression years youth was likea
in the city of Jacksonville is a constant losses. It's a case of the long- Because this costs far too many voice in the wilderness crying for a chance to be

threat to the efficiency of military and naval est way around being the shortest lives. What we favor insteadare heard. A hard cynical world turned deaf ears to
way home-for those who would thrusts whereby small but their pleas. "You have plenty of time", they were
units in this area. This includes the Naval rather NOT come home in a pine- Intensely powerful columns of told. "Wait until you have gained enough experienceand

Air Station, where the rate of infection has wood box.People men can pierce to the heartof you will be heard". This was the youth of that

increased during recent weeks. complain that our strat- the enemy and deliver a kill era fighting for a place in the sun. This was the

Obviously, venereal disease is to a large egy is hesitant, that we are too ing knife blow. youth of America speaking. A youth determined to
extent individual problem. The Navy deliberate, too slow. They ask Our most valuable leaders try gain a foothold; eager and willing to take a chance.
an why we are not more aggressive to save lives by scrupulous concern The years pass and along comes that eventful
provides preventive education, first aid stations why we haven't invaded France, for three principles. day December 7th 1941. Youth again was crying

ashore, and prompt, effective treat- for instance long since. I I First, adequate training of out for a fighting chance to prove to America its
ment for infected personnel. But the best Maybe you've been asking these troops. worth. Youth was given the chance with very little -
is still the in- questions yourself. You're squat- I training. So the world thought Youth has
preventive measure up to Second, giving our troops the been fighting for
years in a different sort of
ting in champing at the bit, way.
dividual. It is : STAY AWAY FROM POS- camp I very best possible in food, equip- Those cold rainy mud bogged days on the football
for action. You're restless.
SIBLE SOURCES OF INFECTION. The eager ment, supplies and weapons. field. Those hot days on the tennis courts. Every
Well, one reason things are so Third, furnishing the finest med- phase of
biggest single according to medical athletics training them for many of the
source
slow is solicitude for your we 1- ical attention possible.One conditions
officers, is the casual "victory girl" pickup. fare. America wants to save basic reason for America'sfine forging ahead they, taking face today.the bitter A bold with courageous the sweet.youth

:Almost half of these girls were found to be YOUR life. That's why you can stinginess in spending lives- One year has passed and today all over the world

infected in a recent U. S. Public Health afford to be restless a little. your life, soldier-is the experience youth is fighting a tough battle with other youthsand
longer. Time can save Ih'ps.In of the last great war, the bloodiestin with
Service check-up in Jacksonville.The tremendous success. Experienced, of
Malta last July, I had the history. The colossal losses in course; but such a short time with the
next best preventive measure is to good luck to have a long talk human life that the European nations war. American youths got their implementsof in
training
take advantage of the Navy's downtown with Gen. Sir Bernard L. Mont- underwent cardinally affected schools while most of the enemy were years ahead
prophylaxis station immediately after there gomery, commander of the British almost every one of them. in premilitary experience. American youth is a
8th Army. He told me he had two France was destroyed, not so tough foe and will be heard.
has been the possibility of an infection. The
much by Hitler in 1940,
rules for combat. as by the Those now
station is located in the Navy bus depot at blood-letting of 1914-18 making post-war plans should well
First, never to be rushed. -the loss realize the importance of youth and it is
hoped
the corner of Adams and Clay Streets, and Second, never to undertake a of 1,363,000 men of reproductiveage. they will never become again a lost legion in
is staffed entirely by Naval personnel. campaign unless he was certain England became a quasi- democracy. A lone voice on the outside begging to
that it would be successful. pacifist state-with Oxford boys come in.-V. C. HAMILTON.
Not only is contraction of a venereal disease Cons equently, Montgomery'smen's swearing they would NOT fight

by a serviceman dangerous to his own morale is probably the best for king and country-largely because

personal health and well-being, it is also of any army in the world, because the British respected any I L Divine Services'<'
sabotage of the war effort. It takes the they feel certain he will never be opinion bought with a million lives. 1 1rotrlbn&
reckless and that they will never German casualties alone reached
from his
man job slows down training and
have to action. I the almost inconceivable total
fight a losing of ('hap l: Muslin Read sod '
ties up medical skill and facilities for an American commanders, by and 7,000,000, with 1,800.000 killed. 0730-1Ioly CommunIon Birmlagham Ave.Df'I\
affliction that is not only needless, but in- large take a prudent, cautious : Ludendorff's great offensives in 09 CC30-Recruit Divine service! .
tlIralnlnRoCLent.er Dhlne
excusable. view of war for two reasons. the spring of 1918-which so 09: School l 8mal1 chapel service.mZ .
i .jjjj. i First, an Innate American de- drained the Germans of blood that Seneral D'' lne sen I ice
-- sire for perfection in accomplishment they lost the war-cost us and Catholic 1&45--1'eapcr service.Pel .
iToo Much Work? For example, no our allies more than a full million 0630-Mass, : MoU" head ud BlrmlMfcwn Avenue.

He had remained standing under a lot of punish- American bombing crew h sent of casualties in five short months. 0830 0700--Mass.Mass.
ment, hadn't once grumbled or complained; but whenS. over a target without a briefing Our policy also has been conditioned O'J'iO--Mass.
A. Moore exhorted, "Boys, let's go to work now," HO extraordinary detailed in other than purely 1100-Mass.
that did it. He upped and fainted! and elaborate that sometimes It military respects by this desire Menus(Christis' (*+"'""' s'r '": Mo.lla Read sad Birmingham

Such was the real-life drama enacted at the A & R seems excessive. not to repeat the horrors of the 1100-lSmall chapel
engine test stand at precisely 1300 last Friday. The Second, a desire to save lives. last war. For Instance, in politico Jf"l.hfnlCe: Muslin. Read and Birmingham Avenoa
crew had just returned from chow when Moore I For instance, it is now accepted : Why did we deal with! (small 1700 thapr! .
:AMM2c, innocently uttered his powerful exhortation. as a truism that our Army will Darlan in North Africa Because 2( )0--Sabbath n boo Ih service service ((Friday..
All responded except one J. A. Jenks, AMM3c, who never make a major amphibious -rightly or wrongly-it 0810-DexotIons Saturday).
promptly keeled over as if exclaiming, "no, not landing without complete cover was though it would make invasion 1000-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field
.that," from fighter airplanes. less costly Why did we
But sick bay proved the whole thing only a coincidence Salerno, some 200 miles from link up with the king and Ba-
Jenks, it was explained, had been Buffering Sicily, represented about as broada doglio In Italy? Because we From Other Papers I
from cat fever, and his weakened condition promptedthe jump as we are likely to take i thought-perhaps mlstakMly-
very timely faint. He most certainly will recover. this year. Most fighter airplanesare that it would speed! | up the Ita-
-THE NORMAN LOG. restricted to a range of about lian campaign and end the war Knot AX
200 miles, if they are to have a sooner. Their robust threRrWear
reserve of gasoline for cruising or In the military field, more and of the campaigning days are over, but '
[1843 Sailor Menu Navy's former
"apprentice fight-
boys"-sea
fighting over the target area. more our essential strategy is
Here is what a sailor in 1843 could expect in the This, soldier, may mean that based on air power. By bombing, again ing youngsters In battle of nearly a half century ago-a
way of chow: our advance is 81 ow. But be we achieve results that would cost dress carrying on the tradition of
One pound salted pork with half pint dried peas or grateful. It may severely restrictour multiple thousands of casualtieson started fighting at Navy the at NAS That insignia means. th ,,
beans; or one pound salted beef, with half pound choice of invasion points when land. A big raid on a Nazi month--and bottom of the Navy ladder- at $9 a
while
flour and quarter pound dried raisins; dried apples the Western Front is opened. But target may engage BOO bombersand work of barely past childhood, did the
two ounces of butter and two ounces cheese ."- 1 be glad of it. roughly, 5000 men. But these ana-the men. ,It also means they represent a past

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'L t "':"'11 OJ,. Has Been On Tours 1.
? : -' Many B reczes c

.(
Salty Humor From

kingLamW Here And There -
'{ ( )

s Leave Well Enough Alone t

"I'm In charge of the office today I

.-..,-.. ..... ," said the homely gal. "Whatcan
....i.J.:' .it: '<: I do for you'"
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: ,,' : '. ... ...' ,.: < I
:tI.: r': "" 7 : f' are sure this is the Woman's Exchange -
,"
By STEVE KALAGIAN, Y2c a "Of course."
"And you're the woman?" '
: Well, mates, it seems like those who have been 'clamoring "That's right. What can I do

f. for sea duty will soon have their wishes fulfilled. Also some for you 1""Nothin'

>who aren't so eager will get the nod. N+ f ," said the bluejacket."I .

Take the case of a sailor, for example, who liked Jackson- r .. all."guess 111 keep Hortense, after-

ville so well that he thought he could swing it so he could

\\f stay here for the duration. When the time came for the physical sS Normal ConditionA

r i examination prior to being shipped overseas, he pretended young man who Had Just been
drafted
[> to have bad eyesight. Then came his test for hearing. ; psychiatrist's was being assistant examined.asked The the
;
., The examining officer whispered routine question: "Do you go out
numbers this land-loving sailor ting in a downtown theatre the with girls?"
said he could not hear. Then In other night enjoying the picture The draftee shook his head and
'f the same hushed voice the doctor when a cute little trick sat down S Ta answered firmly: "No."
Raid, "turn around." Without any next to him. Without a moment's The assistant called in the psy-
:. hesitation the sailor did. hesitation, she slipped her arm in chiatrist who repeated the question -
J' ., Needless to say our hero is now his and whispered, "Let me have Again the answer was "No."
somewhere at sea, undoubtedly a my pocketbook, will you?" Krisch oz "Why don't you go out with the
little bit wiser for his ratner em- looked at her in amazement and girls?" the doctor asked suspi-
: barrassing experience. managed to say, "but I don't have I ciously.
your pocketbook" ; "Because," said the draftee, "my

If you think Jacksonville Is a The girl peered at him anxious- p wife won't let me."
Navy town, you ought to see Ma- ly. Then blushing furiously she -
stammered "Oh, I'm I No Drink
con. It's the same thing in reverse sory. got
-the soldiers are in complete con- you mixed up with somebody else." -S I Ticket Agent: "This ticket costs
trol. And it's so rare for the residents Then without another word she : you fifty dollars and allows you a
4 of Macon to see a sailor that tripsied down the aisle to the sailor 3-day hangover in St. Louis
.,' they stop and stare every time a who had "brung her." Sailor: "And" how much if Idon't

man in Navy blue passes by. drink?
HIT OF THE WEEK-An officer XI, I _
t who has !seen' overseas duty S lie Done It
Here's a Up. If you happen to receiving a letter from woman The U. S. submarine Sturgeon
be waiting for a train in Macon magazine writer requesting a radioed to its flagship after sink-
and are in need of a little sleep, "glamour picture" of himself. 1 .A"" "".-.. r '''' -. ing its first Jap ship: "Sturgeonno
don't use the wooden benches. If ing that she should be given the longer \irgin."
find in Joan Blondell has met soldiers, I
you do, you'll yourself Some arm-chair strategists are part of a Bataan nurse in the
law at sailors and marines from Newfoundland
trouble with the law. The -
predicting that since the Small forthcoming picture, "Cry Havoc," One WayHe1
the railroad station in Macon is Stores has been moved to the Ad- to Texas on her many which features an all-star cast of : "Tell me those three word
represented by an "old timer" cop tours. So it Isn't that will send to Heaven
ministration Annex they will do camp surpris- I feminine players. me right
who Just doesn't like to see any- !"
more business than ever before. It
ene sleeping in a railroad station will be interesting to see how right She: "Go shoot yourself."
no matter how Ured they are. they are So You Want To New Books In -

'Ii+ Come Home Sailor? Good Reason
: But the people themselves, in The picture "For Whom the Continued From Page Four Station Library Sailor explaining his black eye:
..' Macon as well as other parts off Bells Toll" introduces a new Greek I She's about 20 years old, has
: Georgia are very fnendly and, for star who actually runs away with 5000 men may wreak, in 20 minu- Bairnsfather, Jeeps & Jests. .beautiful golden hair, lovely voice,
the most part, hospitable to servicemen the show. She'" Katina Poxinou tes, destruction that 50,000 troops a peaches and cream complexion,
particularly to sailors. who plays the part of Pilar. Close could not achieve in 20 months. Brlnlg. The Gambler Takes aWife. a perfect figure and a fast cross.
Maybe it's because they don't see behind her is Akin Tamiroff who Probably the United States I _
enough of them. scores high acting honors, with and Great Britain could, If necessary Crabb, Supper at the Maxwell Chivalry

the intensity and power of his performance stage a cross-channel Invasion House Chtl'Olry-the attitude of a man
Yeoman J. C. Krisch was sit- of a very difficult role. of Europe tomorrow But Damon, A Sense of Humus. toward a strange woman
the risk would be great, and the
the is out-
Although picture an Dudley, What Dark Secret?
cost might be frightful.No The Cads1st
it is
standing Hollywood vehicle
Feel your Pulse I hardly worth the 75 cents and the this war won't be won In Coastal Great Britain.-Air Ministry. Chick: "I had to change my
$110 they are charging for it. a hurry. \Ve are not going to Command: account of the seat three times at the movie."
attempt a crash-through- part played by the Coastal Command 2nd Chick: "Why, did a man
SMOKIES-Now they're charg- tory next week. For which In the battle of the seas, get fresh\ ?"

ing money to let you see some you, soldier, may thank your 1939-42. 1st Chick: "Well, finally."
kind of a "IJig Hog" In downtown stars. Hough, Snow Above Town.

Jacksonville What will they Idell, Centennial Summer. BegorraTwo
H w think of next? Besides, you Kent, Range Rider Marines of Irish descent
can see a few "Big I Hogs" everyday Navy Establishes New were going into battle against the
Maurer, The Old Fellow (Lao- for the first time and their
In the chow hall Judging Japs ,
from letters received from men Air Ferrying Outfit tze.) Captain had promised one dollar
Peattle, Journey Into America.
overseas, they aren't worrying I for every one of the enemy they
The Navy has established a new
t'd. Modern
Strong Twentj-flve
killed. Pat down to rest while
lay
much about the presidential elections to
aircraft ferrying organization
Stories of Mystery and Imagina- Mike watched. Pat had lain
not
this year They want to handle mushrooming production of
tion.Ilendryx.
win the war and come home warplanes. The new organizationwill long when he was awakened by
New Rivers
Calling.
Lot's hope Congress will Mike's shouting, "They're coming -
remember -
be known as the Naval Ferry Newsom, Basic Mathematics for "
!
that Celebrated my second Command and will, as an air wing, Pilots and Flight Crews. "
"Who's coming? Pat muttered
wedding anniversary last
under the Naval Air
operate Richmond, Making the Most of
drowsily.
week. Whylto would have Transport Service.
thought I was that old: Your Personality. "The Japs," replied Mike.
Pickup and delivery of new naval Smith, Aerial Photographs and "
"How are there? asked
I SMO UXG LAMP'S OUT. many
aircraft heretofore has been Their Applications.

handled as a subdivision of the Wrlston, Challenge to Freedom.No Pat."About 50,000" said Mike.
activities of the Bureau -
production -' "
I "Begorra, cried Pat, Jumpingup
Let Armed Forces Vote of Aeronautics, but sharply -
Picnic and grabbing his rifle, "our fortune's -
: FDRC.DUDued increasing output of planes made Conductor "Madam, are all of made!
Says advisable the creation of an organization -
these children yours, or Is It a
From rare One devoted exclusively to this picnic r"lladamf'f You Should See

to vote at the next election. work tTTi "They're' all mine, andIt A medical friend of mine examined -
"The army and Navy have reported i -i. ain't a picnic." a soldier in a hospital the
l .' that it will be impossible (CNS-Capt.) Hank Greenberg, other day. As he bared his chest
I effectively to administer forty- the Detroit Tigers' great slugger, Some Land he revealed tattoed portraits of
I eight different soldier-voting laws.It recently completed a 15-month Then there" the story about the the King and Queen.
Here's another choice of the is the duty of the congress to tour of duty at the headquartersof farm in Tennessee where the land "Want to proclaim your patriotism -
: Acey Ducey Seaman's Club. And remove this unjustifiable discrim- Lt. Gen. Barton K. Yount's was so fertile that when we planted eht said the doctor.
I you know what they want her for* ination against the men and wo- AAF Training Command in Texas watermelons, the vine grew so "That's right," was the reply.
tl To feel their pulse in the Sick men in our armed forces-and to and has been given a new training fast that they wore out the melons "And vow should see where I've-
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>9 : Lt. Comdr. ElwardTo Docks-Ferries, 0 and G, Gunnery \



, o ,. Report Here And VPB 2 ((2)) Lead Cage LeaguesFour


Lieut. Comdr. A H. (Mat) teams in four separate leagues remain undefeatedthe

Elward, former Purdue university Commandant's Cup basketball league swings into thfl'c..P

football coach, will be final week before the end of the first round,
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transferred 15 January from the Gunnery, Docks-Ferries, Ord

By Edmund Walsh Y2fr Lakehurst Naval Air Station, Four Teams Begin nance and Gunnery and SquadronVPB
f 2 ((2) are the leaders.In .
where he has served for the
the National and American,

JOE LOUIS, the man who made the poker face famous in past 17 months to Jacksonville, Playoffs In Fall enlisted men's league, fifteen
Fla. games were played last week. Seaman
the' ring, came to the NATTC last Sunday night. Guard defeated Recruit Cen
It is understood here that
It was his first and only appearance at a Naval Station ter, 30 to 2!. Wilson with 12 points
since his current tour of Army camps in the U. S. began Lieut. Comdr. Elward will re- Bowling LeagueT and O'Queen and Bishop with nine

last August. He gets Sunday off but made it a workingday ceive an assignment with the I points apiece paced the losers.
Naval Air Operational Training 4 and the Storekeepers, top Hospital, with Eldridge scoring
to The of his friend Chief
responding request Specialist
by Command teams in the Friday night league 16 points, beat T4, 48 to 15 Main
_Al Nettlow, boxing instructor at the Training Center. and Personnel and Instrument Galley eked out a win over the

The "JJlacK Bomber as Shop, high teams in the Tuesday Boathouse, 27 to 24. Stewart, Main

) Sugar Ray Robinson, out i You Rcmemtcr Billy Conn, Don't Yon Joe? league, will begin final playoffs Galley and Gill, Boathouse, each
tomorrow at 1630 in the Fall got 12 markers.
. standing welterweight, and I, Bowling league at the main station Marine Barracks took a 20 to
. one of his partners on the alleys. The next enlisted 18 decision over Squadron VF.

tour, calls him has always a I men's bowling will be in Com- Campone had three baskets and a

been a favorite with newspapermen -I mandant's Cup competition. --
-
because of his will :, The four teams competing for Student Officers' League
I the listed the Team W L
championship have
ingness to be "a good guy. j i iHe I following men on their rosters. Gunnery 6 0 fv
VPH 2 Unit No. 1 32 [
and Robinson put on aj I (Included here are Individual sea- VPB 2 Unit No. 2 13 .
show here which brought son averages) Personnel R. Berke, VF fV'es4) 02VO mxr

down the house and which 182; J. Roberts, 166; G. Thorne, No 5 01 O 2 ..000.000VF

we're sure was a treat for the i are $ NM a { 156; C. Wilkes, 151; D. Rolli, 150; Team W L, Pet,
J Perkins, 183 and J. Taylor, 153; American League
Sailor-Marine audience. I tM Tt, H. Grisso, 174.; R. Stuck, 165; Dock & Ferries 6 0 1.000
I Joe looked different to us than C. Jarzynskl, 159; K, l< icke, 154; Hospital 5 1 ,833Ship's
2 ,
Company 2 !V>0
, he did in knocking out Jim Braddock I C. Husk. 151; W. Gillett, 140, and Main Galley 1 1 :.500
and winning the championship f f Manselle 145.Storekeepers Boat House 2 3 .400
that memorable night in August ci J. Judd, 162; J. P. Seaman Guard 2 3 .400
T-4 14 .200
'37 at Comiskey Park in I O'Donnell, 163; T. Klnnln, 126; O. Fire Department 0 4 .0")1)
Chicago.He I Silverman. 146; R. Sobicinski, 133, VM Hangar 0 1 .000
i I and Turbivllle, 140, and Instrument Ship's Store 0 0 .000
looks heavier now, not r
quite as trim. lie has gone I Shop, P. Moore, 179; J. PoUay, Team National League W! L Pot.
from 199 to 215. Almost sLv I ; 165; M. Hupka, 159; C. Lake, 149, Ordnance-nunnery: 3 0 1OOO
jean hate gone b". lie looksa ro and O. Shahan, 131. Alterably &: Repair 4 1 .*)f)
The manner of the playoff had VF 4 2 ,6G7
shade slower as he motes VPB 2 Unit No. 1 32 ..0 10
around doing ordinary things. 1'a not been determined early this Marine Barracks 4 3 .571
The "bounce" seems to have I week but will have been established Tar Macs 2 2. .500
before tomorrow. VPB 2 Unit No. 2 14 .1:!III)
k left him. VO (VCS) 0 4 .()())
He even seemed to have changed ; Over the course of the season T-l 0 1 .Of),)
since we talked with him last at e % : z high individual game was rolled Personnel 0 1 ..01.Officers' >>
Great Lakes two years ago | w by Jim Delsandro with a 277 score. League
Harold Herrin had 231 to take Team W L
But this latter change was more VPB2: No. 2 50 105))
in Louis the person. At that time second high and Ralph Stuck was VO tVCSI 3 1 .r/))
Joe travelled in the shadow of his third with 225.Delsandro Recruit: Center 3 1 .7SO:
also rolled the high VF (4 &: 5) 22 .500
and
managers John Roxborough
Operations 1 2 .333
Julian Black and his trainer the $. three game series 713. Paul Moore Ordnance-Gunnery 1 3 ,2T O
late Jack Blackburn. Z/ wound up in the number two spot Assembly & Repair 1 3 ,2T)
with 635 and Herrin was third Public Works 0 2 .001
Today Louis swings into a con '.
01 )
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with 615.
versational mood more easily. jS'Z : Supply-Commissary 0 1 .000
We'd like to think that Sugar High single team game was
Ray Robinson had something to bowled by the Post Office, 909. free throw for the winners while
t do with this. Robinson who went Instrument shop had 905 to finisha Baldwin notched 10 points for VF.
. on the stage at eleven as a tap close second. T 4 and Personnel VF, with Biggins running up
J
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dancer, is anything but verbally j were tied for third with 899. 17 points, had an easy 46 to 26 tri
shy. He's also good with his fists A High three game series were umph over VO-VCS. Murphy of
122 victories in 123 fights amateur 'a credited to Post Office. 2615; the losers had 8 points.
and professional. VO-VCS, 2566; and Personnel, A and R, led by Demkowski'ssix

last Sunday Joe told us something M 2564. points tallied a 25 to 13 victoryover
: which thousands of fight FINAL STANDINGS VPB 2 ((2)). Recruit Center
fans hate been hoping: he'd say i b a'' r v a $ (Friday League) took a 38 to 26 ball game from
ever since, he retracted his state- .Y.O. W L AVR. Main Galley with Anastasio scOr-
ment of last 3ear-tha. he was Sgt. Joe Louis, heavyweight champion of the world, left and Sugar T4 Storekeepers 26 ao 10 4 750 TM: ) ing 12 points and Vaccaro and

through with fighting.Joe Ray Robinson outstanding welter-weight, made their first appearance Engine Overhaul 18 12 752 Stuwart, Main Galley, getting
changed his mind a few before a Navy audience on their current tour of U. S. and overseas Seaman Guard 11 19 307 nine apiece.
days later, but since that time Army camps in the NATTC auditorium last Sunday. Highlight of Marine Guard 7 24 226 Docks-Ferries nosed out Seaman

had !said' very little about how their appearance was a humorous skit in which Louis ribbed Robinson (Tuesday League) Guard in a thriller, 40 to 39. Ham
much fighting he cared to do. about, the LaMotta fight and Robinson retaliated with jibes about Personnel W 24 L 6 AVR 791. brick dumped in 16 points to point
Sunday night, he said he'd Louis showing against Conn. Robinson was on crutches as the resultof Instrument Shop 210 7S2 the way to a Docks-Ferries win.
fight again If he's in his early a cut on his foot. Post Office 19 11 Rt)) Wilson had 15 for the Guardsmen.
VO-VCS 15 15 762
thirties when the war is o\er. -- Marine Disbursing 9 21 714: Hospital accumulated the week's
"IM like to fight Billy Conn Docks Ferries 3n; 702 high total of 57 points in runningover
onto more," Joe said seriously."I Nine Boxing Champions Are Crownedin -": VM. 57 to 14. McDougall, of
think I could give him a better Rucker the Hospital, had 10 baskets anda
Knew Him
fight. free throw.Boathouse .
Perhaps Joe could. He won the Finals Of Green Cove Tournament (CNS-Johnny Rucker, New won 24 to 11 over the
last one in the 13th round on a York Giants' outfielder, was tell- Fire Department. Gill had 7 points '

knockout after the Pittsburgh Uy C. S. WILKES Ylc ing a few baseball stories to GI for the winners and Dunn eight for
master had led at General Hos- the losers.
dancing on points patients Finney
Nine new boxing champions were crowned at the Naval AuxiliaryAir
throughout.We pital in Thomasville, Ga., when Recruit Center took a 35 to 30
Station, Green Cove Springs, Tuesday night before a large turnoutof
said Joe talked more this one of his listeners remarked that triumph over T4. O'Queen's 15
fans who hand to witness the final bouts of the all-
were on
time than the last time we in- cheering he had often watched Rucker play tallies paced the attack. Cropperwith
terviewed him. On that occasion, station Gold Medal tournament. from the centerfield bleachers at 19 tallies led T4.

Jack Blackburn, his trainer, was Commander William If. Ashford, the Polo Grounds in New York. I VF went on a scoring spree in
at his side. Jr., commanding officer of the "Really*" said Rucker. "I thoughtI downing T 1, 52 to 4. Clammer
Officer
"Joe," we said then, "what has fighter-training station, made the Bowling recognized your voice. with 21 points and Biggins with 16 ')
been thrill in box- awards to the happy champions. did most of the
your biggest -- -- --- scoring. I
Ing." Triumphant boxers were M. L. Resumes TodayOfficer I VPB 2 ((1) took a 31 to 29 de
He was thinking when Black- Dennis, AMM2c D. P. Jerome, Best NAS Bowler cision from the Tarmacs. Soden, .
burn popped up with "winningthat Sea2c, D. E. Grant D. G. Jones, bowling in the Admiral's the Tarmac star was held to 11,. '\
heavyweight title, wasn't it Sea2c. T. J. Smith, Sea2c, R. Min- Cup competition gets underway points while Bishop got nine for .J
Joe?" ton L. W. Burtnett and P. J. today at 1630 for the first time ? M I the squadron boys.

"Yeah, that's it," was the Louis Weber. I since the holiday season.A I VPB 2(1) turned in a neat 41
reply. Illness caused last minute and R versus Supply, NAOTC to 25 performance over Marine
Interviewing Joe wasn't easy changes in the 142 Ib.; and 147 lb. I versus Main Dispensary and VO- Barracks. Bishop's' total points

then. He usually said yes or no championship title bouts. PrivateC. VCS versus VPB 2 (1)) are games were 16 Curry's eight led the Marines
or gave very brief answers to all P. Philippin and V. M. Herrem, carded for today.
questions. AOM3c, who put on good boutsto The slate for Monday include Ordnance and Gunnery beat
HA was expertly handled by win their way to the finals had three contests. They are Hospital VO yeS 26 to 22 with Shields and
Ms managers He is today a to be substituted for by J. J. vs. Operations, VF 4 and 5 vs. Richardson, compiling 11 and nine
product of their handling in his Toohey and V. S. Scudiere, respectively Public Works and SSA VS. VPB2 points respectively. Murphy had

relations with the press, but (2)). 11 points for VO-YCS.
now lie's In the Army and Dennisin First Wednesday's card includes hospital In the Student Officers' league,
speaks lot himself. The first bout of the evening, at vs. VPB 2 (1)), VPB 2 <12)) I r Gunnery officers won 21 to 13 over
About .lark Blackburn, Joe 123 pounds, was one of the closest vs. Public Works and SSA M1 Squadron VPB 2 (2)). Fellows led
said Sunday night, "lie was a with M. L Dennis employing superior Operations. VS'j I1 the winners with three baskets
ring generalship to take the %_iZ4 -- .. ,
great trainer lie taught) me I and a free throw. Johnson had five
everything." decision over D. E. Middleton. points for the squadron team.
(l"f'4t hmfil about some. of the The 132 lb. championship was Pirates Buy Dahlgren I Gunnery officers also beat VPB

thing Blackburn taught him, he deckled the Tuesday before whenP. (CNS>Having lost First Base 2 I 11)) 38 to 25. Gallagher's. seven
mentioned n few. "He taught me Toraanko. AMM2c of VF, man Elbie Fletcher to the Navy I points was high for the Gunnery .'''\.
how to hit full. Before used pounded out a three-round victoryover 'the Pittsburgh Pirates recently team while Fellows, Parker and ",. J
to hit a blow sometimes with R. F. Noll another VF man. I completed a deal with the Philadelphia Eructed had eight apiece for VPB. -" *
just my knuckles or part of mj In the second bout Seaman D. I Phillies whereby they secured -1 VPB 2(1)( thumped VO-VCS 30

hand. lie also made me (practice P. Jerome used a good hard right the services of a 4F initial I Reuben i Sonny\ i/erke leading to 17 with Allsop paving the way
always to stay in balance. / throughout the bout to claim the sacker. He is smooth-fielding Babe bower in the NAS Fall bowling I with his 12 points. Morgan had sixmarkers ..,,
Another thing he showed me nod over A J.' Rampino of the Dahlgren, rejected for service because I league compiled an average of for the YO-VC8.
wa: how to get the right force Marine Guard of a sinus condition. The 182 for 29 games. Berke consist- VPB 2 ((2)) also beat VO-VCS
and |x wer out of motion." Probably most popular boxer Pirates sent Babe Phelps veteran ently bowled high games, helping 25 to 10. Jackson got four baskets
In our opinion, Louis, who ,is 29 and crowd pleaser of the .tourna- I, catcher, and cash to the Phils for I Personnel to first place in the for VPB and Morgan the same

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-VO-VCS- Kegler Set League RecordsI Commandant's Cup 'l.JFB ,SAVERS" Bailey Named Boot!



Bowling Season Of The Week Here .i::


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Selected as most popular man in
Begins MondayCommandant's his platoon upon graduation from
recruit training at the Station's

Cup bowling will HIGH AND hard ground are the best recruit center last week, BernardS.
Bailey, AS, of Augusta, Ga.,
come crashing into the season protections for bivouacs against gas
named "Honor-Boot" his
was by
sports picture on Monday when 20 attacks. Wooded areas and ravines I company commander, training station ..
should be avoided whenever possible.
teams step to the line in two lea- : officers and fellow boots.

I gues, the National and American. ,.. Bailey enlisted December 4, ,
N Teams who will bowl Monday ':'.. "Z; 1943, and gave up a job in the

..., r Augusta, Ga., arsenal, as well as
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Teams which will bowl Mondayare .. 0AFTER an ambition to enter the V-12 pro
VPB 2 (2)), Ordnance arid} gram upon entering the Navy. He
Gunnery, VM, Recruit Center, y aims to return to his home city
Boathouse and the Main Gal>ey. A gas attack, woods and areas and complete his education at
Entries in the leagues are: Na- covered by heavy underbrush should be Georgia Tech.

tional, A and R, Dispensary, VO- thoroughly investigated before entering. .
VCS, 0 and G, VPB 2 (1), VPB 2 "!:!.

((2), T 1, Personnel, VF and Ma-

rine Barracks; American, Hospital Junior Officers

Docks-Ferries, Boathouse, Re- Yard Dept.
cruit Center, VM, SSA, Seaman

Department.Guard, Main Galley, T 4 and Fire Gain PromotionsMany NewsThe

Total Pins Determine Winner
Winner in the competition will Junior officers aboard this

be the team knocking down the Station received promotions to the entire Yard Department

greatest number of pins in the next higher rank under provisionsof congratulates Stephen Erroll Gar
month of bowling. AINav 1 issued last week. land, former Yard Office Chief

Two alleys will be available The AINav promoted regular Yeoman upon his recent promotionto

every day, 1000 to 1200; 1200 to lieutenants (junior grade) of Warrant Rank It's now Mr
Delsandro, ARTlc, of VO-VCS, set two records in the Fall 1400; 1400 to 1600; On Thursdaysand the line with dates of rank of Stephen Garland, Ship's Clerk
Bowling league which enters the playoffs tomorrow. A pin bowler, Fridays six alleys will be 1 January 1943, or earlier to the USN. _
Delsandro had a high three game series of 713 and a high single game available for the competitionfrom rank of lieutenant. Lieutenants
of 277. He has been bowling for six years and has participated in the 1630 to 1900. All games (Junior grade), regular Navy, of I' -
ABC meets. will start at 1000, 1200, 1400 and the staff corps were promoted by Lt. Comdr. Suratt has Just returned
from few leave
name. a days
I 1630.All Lieutenants (Junior grade) of among the red hills of Georgia.The .
heavy pace, R. Minton of the Marine teams will choose captains.
5 Teams Inaugurate Guard, scored a knockout over Before going over to the main sta- the line and of the staff corps of I
the Naval Reserve with continuous
tion alleys to bowl, all units should Yard Office has a neW'
N. A. Medlock. In the first round, phone Ext. 593 to get a reservation active duty in that rank since WAVE, Jean Ann Pierre, replacing

Basketball TourneyIn Minton scored a knockdown but 1 January 1943, were promoted. to Sarah Myrtle Sperry, who has

in the second, both boxers stood lieutenant. I gone to Aviation Training Department
Ensigns of the regular Navy and .
NAS Gym At 1630The and threw punches from all angles Docks-Ferries, Gunnery Naval Reserve, line and staff I -
and the round was scored even. In corps, who have been on contin-
the third, however, Minton caught O & G VPB 2 ((2)) lead CagersContlnu.d uous active duty since 1 December I The Yard Department's four
lid will be blasted off the fromnumber 1942, and who rank from on or representatives in the Station'sAmerican
main station basketball tour- Medlock in a corner and scored Basketball
open League are
before that date were promoted to
nament when five teams move into with a straight right to the chin for VOVCS.In Lt. (Jg). doing pretty well for themselves.
action tonight at the auditoriumin that put his opponent out for the the Officers' League, Opera- The Docks and Ferries "Buccan.
contests beginning at 1630. tions won 20 to 17 over Supply
eers" are pacing the league witha
Sponsored by the Welfare department count. Commissary. Wilson's eight points Inf2rPIays record of 6-0, while the Boathouse -
The 157 and 165 Ib. title bouts\ led Operations and Johnson's 10 "The
the tourney will last "Destroyers" and the Sea
were featured by some of the best for .
was tops Supply.A
for nine weeks and will feature man Guard "Blue Devils" are tied
some of the best basketball players boxing of the tournament and the and R barely won over 0 andG for fourth place. The "Red Raiders" .
decisions were close. In the first 22 to 21 with Kessler getting Havoc With NazisThe '
on the station. from the Fire Houses, although
bout, two boxers of last year'scrack 13 points. McCachren's 12 tallies
Individuals wishing to Join record of 0-4
having a are
squad squared off and T. J. I
teams already formed may do so paced A and R. SS Pierre L'Enfant (the having a run of tough breaks and
by phoning Ext. 498. In this way, Smith garnered the major points I VF 4 and 5 chalked up a 30 to infant, her crew called her), un- are due to break loose at any
with his lightning left Jabs to decision -
all teams will have a chance of 16 score over Operations withFrazier's questionably belied that name in moment. The "Buccaneers" paced \
H. Mardirosian. L. W. Burt-
adding a key player or two to eight points\ pacing the knocking down three Nazi tor- by their sharp-shooting "Aces. )
nett his and
employed ranginess win. Kroll had 10 for .
their roster. Operations.VPB pedo planes during a recent tripto \
Hampton and Hambrick are definitely .
reach to the best
long advantageto
2 ((2) won 40 to 33 over
GAMES TODAY the Mediterranean, according to of championship caliber and
get the nod over E. G. Herring,
VO-VCS. Nelson had 18 point.for\
VPB 2 (2) versus DocksFerriesat Marine Guard. a Navy Department announcement loom squarely in the path of any
1630. VPB while Klumpar had 17 for .
would-be title contender.The .
The tournament final broughtout
VPB Z ((1) versus Oleotlal Navigation VO-VCS. Near Gibraltar "the infant" was
"Blue Devils" after
one of the best bout.as\ p, J. getting
at 1930. Weber of VF scored a TKO overJ. pounced on by a horde of Ger- off to a slow start I are now beginning
rVcil Field versus A ana R' at H. Cox of the Marine Guard Mitchell Field-Is Strong man pjanes/ and opened fire at I to "click" and with a little
1730. extreme range. The No. 1 gunner )luck turn out to be a real
for the 175 lb. title. Cox started I may
Physical!' Training ,.erriU% NATTC (CNS)-The Mitchell Field, L. scored a direct hit on one of the "dark horse" threat for the Station
fast to take the first round but
I. basketball team has issued a
at 1830. planes as it approached bringin I
Crown. In Pete Wilson, M.
Weber back in the second
Recruit Center versus Seaman' came challenge to all teams in the New it down in flames. The Nazi fell Weiner, T. Keltner and J. Horning .
with vicious attack to the head
Guard at 2230. a York area. Among the Flyers' recent so close that the ship had to be they have four dependable
and A cut
body. was opened overCox's
Here are the rules governing victims on the court were swung off course to avoid the point makers.
in the fast and
eye milling Dartmouth Columbia and the
teams competing: 1) Games will flaming wreckage.
the referee ruled Weber the win- The "Destroyers", led by their
Eastern All-Stars.
consist of four eight (8) minute College Three of the aircraft returnedto
ner by a technical knockout. cat footed, eagle eyed, golden glov.
quarters. 2) Teams may be com- -- -"=!. -- attack from the ship's star
Judges for the tournament were er forward, "Wee Willie" Skaggs,
posed of officers and men and board quarter. Intense fire forced -
Lt. R. T. Forsberg and Lieut. (Jg) are capable of giving any team a
players need not be members of two planes to divert their approach -
J. A. Hayes. Lieut (Jg) J, G. Pat- run for its money.
the same division or department. and the center plane to
However, a player may play with rick refereed. y I release its two torpedoes in an effort The "Red Raiders," although
only one team and no transferswill to gain altitude quickly. The handicapped by a late start and

be permitted after the league plane which dropped the two tor- inexperience, are nevertheless im-
At St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville -
starts. New players may be picked The RunwayContinued FloridaAOlc : pedoes was blown apart by a direct proving rapidly, and will be a

up at any time. Rosters will and Mrs. Ira Edwin Strata, a hit from the stern gun. worthy opponent for anyone.All .
be limited to 15 players. From Face Six daughter Joyce Lorraine born Friday, Four crew members of one of in all, it looks as if the

3) Games will be forfeited if a now, could successfully defend his Dec Boatswain 31. Ic and Mrs. Osle Scott a the planes shot down were rescuedby Yard Department will have quitea
team fails to appear within 30 title against Conn if he gets the son Rodney Lee born Friday Dec. 31. a ship in the convoy and turn- bit to say about who wins and
minutes of the scheduled starting chance within the next four years. Ylc and Mrs. Robert Luck, twins ed over to British authorities at wears the Station Basketball
time. Limited facilities make itS His greatest asset was alwayshis born Roberta Friday Gwynn Dec.and 31. Ronald Aaron Gibraltar. Crown.

impossible to consider postpon- lethal punch. He never was a AM2c and Mrs. Samuel Fielding, a -- _._--
ments. fancy dan in his footwork, nor daughter, Ann Eloise, born Friday
have to be when he Dee. 31.Lt. Know Your Planes Gunners
Representatives of teams entered will he re- and Mrs. Larry Allen, a son
who attended the first meeting turns. William Laurence born Friday, Dec.
were: Lieut. Karow, NATTC; He is keeping in excellent condition 31.S2c
Lieut. Moseley, Recruit Center; We offered him a cigarette, Herbert and Matters Mrs. Herbert, born Dostart Friday a Dec.son

Lieut. Cross, Seaman Guard; but he refused, so we followed by
Lleut. McCachren, A and R; Ensign asking him whether he smoked. 31.AM2c and Mrs. J D. Gable a daughter *

Trice, Cecil Field; Gregory, "No, I never smoke," he said. Lt., born and Friday Mrs. William Df'(. 31.Wlthrow. a

ARM3c, CNT; Lieut. Nelson, His greatness in the ring has son William llairell, Jr., born Sat-
VPB 2 (2) ; Hampton, Sic, Docks- kept him from getting scarred. urday. Jan. 1.
Ferries; and Fairbanks, AMM3c, His face carries a no tell tale John Ens.James and Mrs.born Case Saturday Swanson., Jan.a son.1.

VPB 2 (1)). traces. Fireman Ic and Mrs. Earl Mattox a
Chief Archie Carter, Physical WING TIPS In the skit daughter, Sandra Diane born Satur-

Training, will be one of the officials with Robinson, Louis was not as day.AMlc Jan.and 1. Mrs. Allen Johns, a son
and will be assisted by a talkative or as clear spoken as Charles Allen born Saturday Jan 1.
't' staff of four men. he I is in easy conversation. In Lt. and Mis. David Booher a son
,;" _. David Henry HI, born Saturday, Jan.
sa fact, Sugar Kay, an eloquent gent, 1.
9 Champs Crowned took honors from .Joe. One of AM2c and Mrs. John Brodt a son
.: Boxing Robinson's stories went this way. John Anthony. born Saturday. Jan 1.

':: In '.Green Cove Tourney %'hen Joe fought Billy, they played I son Cadet, Thomas and Roy Mrs., born Thomas Saturday Hamlley Jan, a

,. a little game of baseball. Billy 1.
C.nUa Ire. page ilx was the pitcher and Joe the catcher Lt (Jg: ) and Mrs. William Warden

;.. meat was"D. G. Jones who pounded I had $350 bet on the fight n Jan.son. William Charles, born Saturday.

out a decision over substitute and had to watch Joe fake those 'vl'and Mrs. Robert Manning a
J J. Toohey with a flurry of hard "bol>-bop" punches all over. Joe daughter. Daisy Elizabeth, born Monday -

lefts to the body. Toohey put up was really catching that night. Coxswain Jan l 3, and Mrs. William Hamilton -

an excellent]] fight, however, and lie couldn't miss. Finally, I said a son. John William, born Tuesday .
the decision was close for the 142 there's one he won't get when Jan 4.Li. .
)Ib. title. Billy let fly a low punch, but no, .James UK) and Andrew Mrs.HI James, born Chescon Tuesday.a NOT AT No. 11! It's the British riKE AT No. 21! It's the Japanese -.

Grant Heats Scudlere; / Joe got down and caught that Jan. 4.AMMlc. "Whirlwind" 1, a low-wing, single Mitsubishi 96-1 "Otori," a
Grant started his title bid off one ton." although Robinsonis and Mrs. George Kravltz, a seat fighter, powered by twin en- twin engine long range fighter es-
with a !slashing' right hand that supposed to be through with 4.son George Alex, born Tuesday Jan. gines. The wings have a long rec- COlt. The leading edge of taw' low,

caught V. S. Scudlere/ flush on the fighting for the duration, look fora R<1lIoman 2c and Mrs. Wayne A. tangular section and the outer set wings is straight and the trail..
button in the first round. Scudiere Robinson-La. Motta fight in De- Rays, a son Wayne Albert, Jr., born panels taper sharply to rounded ing edge >a swept forward to

made a comeback in the second troit, some time in late Februaryor Wednesday ItEle and, Mrs.Jan 5.i..rent'e'ernon De- tips. Its engines extend ahead of rounded tips. Its fuselage is thin

round but Grant put on the pres- early March The Louis- I.'ttre. a daughter Frances Lucille the short nose of the slender fuse and slab-sided with a long round-
sure in the final round to clinch Robinson tour is slated to go born Thursday Jan. 6. lage. Both edges of the tailplane oil note. The rectangular tallplano

the 147 Ib. crown. overseas in late March or early I, Richardson Warrant Officer a son and Earl Mrs\Mlmont Earl, Jr.W., taper to rounded tips. has three fins and twin rudders.

To keep the action at a hot and April. born Thursday, Jan. 0. Courtesy Dodd, Mead A Co.. publishers Aircraft Spotter by Lester Ott.


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. Maj. Boyington, USMC, Ties 7s This Lace? Jobs Are Available Aboard



, Record By Felling 26 Japs Station For Navy Wives .


Ship's Service here is affordingan
:Move over, :Major Joe Foss and make room for another opportunity for wives of Navy

Marine hero of World War II-Major Gregory Boyington I enlisted men to obtain employ.

:Maj. Boyington equalled :Maj. Foss' record last week Y ment.

when he was officially accredited with shooting down his ry Navy wives receive priority on

26th Japanese plane in combat action However Maj. I produce the jobs,enough which additional in many incometo cases

Boyington was reported missing enable wives to live in Jack
in action shortly' after the Marine sonville with their husbands Lt.
Corps announced his 26th Nip N. A. O. T. C. Joe Adams of Ship's Service,. explained -

plane Maj.downed.Boyington, known as Roundup vwfcSfc ,' .
Lt. no1lvil "
Adams announced
"Pappy", became a Marine
aviation cadet In 1935. lie resigned A Column Of News service examinations are required
hiss Marine commission for the Ship's Service work! Help

to become'an American volunteer And Comment From C fy is wanted in practically,Ship's

with the Flying Tigers In A number of seamen, the first Service activities, including sales.!
China in 1941. IU was credited Other StationsAn to be sent to this Station on direct ladies for the stores, cashier, office

with six Jap planes while fight- assignment, arrived last week I' workers, and the Laundry >..
Ing with the Flying Tigers and American Game and have been placed in working distribution department.The -q

the remainder of the 26 were N AS, MELBOURNE, FLA. -- billets while others are receiving hours are desirable and the
accounted for since he rejoinedthe Wives of Navy officers! and enlisted training More are expected to ar- salaries are pretty good, Lt.
Marine Corps'" and arrived : men here are rolling: surgical rive from Hunter College in the Adams said. The daily hours rang.
in the South Pacific last Jan- dressings for the American Red near future. from six and a half to eight an

uary. Cross with new zest now that rivalry Miss Gladys Price, WAVES ad- a half. Working conditions also
The 31 year old Okanogan. has Developed to see which ministrative officer, and Miss Alice are favorable, the officer added.If .

. "'ash., ace is the father of an group can produce the most. It Knox, were recently made full possible, Ship's Service will
\ eigKt-year-old boy and two younger has been suggested that the offi lieutenants. Wave officers pro- work out the hours to fit in with

girls."Boylngton's. cers and the enlisted men's wives moted to lieutenant-junior grade the hours of the Navy husbands
Blacksheep," as compete against each 'other for N -were: Katherine Doe, Ann aboard this Station.
known at Guadal- Hughes, Katherine Rahl, Helen
his squadron is high honors in numbers rolled. to
Applicants 'are requested
the belief to Clemson, Gertrude Van Sickle.
canal, have expressed ,
--- :I-- contact Service in
Ship's upstairs
the Associated Press that the Ma- Mrs. Grace Taylor, recently pro-
,
the Recreation Building the
jor destroyed 40 Zeros in all, despite Football In January moted to lieutenant, junior grade, on
Main
side.
of action for several has been detached to the Naval
being out NAS, DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. Sgt Littleton 1 of Berg- -
ogers
with a broken leg. Air Station at Daytona Beach to ,
months -The Station organized a football strom Field, Te., thinks that
however, only those planes seen eleven belatedly and made its debut Cleo Cheshire. Unl' "erslty of Texas take up duties as the WAVES Lt. Gen. Vandegrift

to crash explode or burn are listed last week by losing to a Ba- ro-ed, looks like Lace, eur\aclous administrative officer.A .
in the official confirmed score. nana River team, 25 to 2. Lt. heroine of Milton Canlff's "Male class in social dancing for Assumes New Duties
from the beginners will begin Tuesday at
The Major graduated Comdr. Jack
Meagher's Daytonansare "
Call. Cleo doesn't always' dress
Lleut. General Alexander A,
and the WAVES "rec" hall with
of Washington
University to play a return engagementwith like this, says Roger This pic- USMC. his
Vandegrift, assumed
draftsman for Boeing Edythe DUg, a former Instructorwith
worked as a the Banana River club whichis
ture was taken While she was studios'asthe new duties as commandant of the
the Arthur Murray
before enlisting
Aircraft Company Creswell
spearheaded by an
entertaining soldiers. U. S. Marine Corps 1 Jan., in a
in the Marine Corps in 1935. elusive halfback. teacher. A class for advanced
He was accredited with bagginghis Aviation Ordnanceman 2c H. B. -'= I students is expected to be started ceremony conducted in the office

26th Jap plane in a raid on Pelton of Wlnburne, Pa., receivedthe later on.Fifteen. of Secretary of the Navy Frank

Rabaul, New Britain. Purple Heart recently. He Quiz Contest enlisted and officer per- Knox.
sonnel of the WAVES heard Col. Immediately after Lieut. General
Maj. Foss was the first flier in sustained wounds on December 7,
World War II to shoot down 26 1941, while serving with a patrol ANSWERS Carlos P. Romulo, the last man to Vandegrift took the oath of
.- planes-equalling the at evacuate Bataan, at a special pro- office Secretary Knox presentedthe
Japanese squadron Midway. ARE PRINTED ON
(QUESTIONS
former commandant, Lieut.
Eddie gram In Jacksonville Monday
mark of 26 set by Capt. --\ Jj -
Rickenbacker in the first World (PAGE 3) night. General Thomas Holcomb, with a
. Wedding Bells Ring 1. Alabama, Oregon, Nevada, The Spanish classes are contin- commission elevating him to the
War. Idaho and Delaware. rank of General on the retired
uing each Monday at 1930 and
NAS, FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA.
2. (1)) Football (2)) Tennis; (3)) list.
Gretchen Kramer first ; 2030. No beginners will be accepted -
-Ensign ,
Baseball and (4) Bowling. '...
now.WAVES .
WAVE stationed here
and only ,

Sailor PinchHitsFor became recently.the Mr.bride Wagner of Henry is Wagner chief 3.4. True.Guam. Choral Club are which reminded meets of each the Red Cross Appeals For

civilian radio engineer at Boca 5. Thirty five dollars; a $20 bill, Tuesday at 1830 in the room In Sewing Room WorkersThe
Rail FiremanCOLUMBUS Raton Field. a $10 bill and a $5 bill. back of the Protestant chapel. This

-- _jjlj _M 6. President Gen. Pedro Ramirez. club is for both the men and American Red Cross wishesto
women of this station. Frank remind the wives of NATTC
OHIO.-A sailor Cracking The Quip 7. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Marsteller is the director. Navy and Marine personnel that

who gave up his soft chair in a NAGS, Hollywood, FLA. -The Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, t- i J if--- --- they are still needed in the sewing

coach to fire the PennsylvaniaRailroad's editors of Muzzle Blast, Station Robert E. Lee, John Paul Jones, Rickenbacker's Son Is room located at the corner of
after William T. Sherman and William
swift "Jeffersonian" paper, have a solid sense of hu Child and Albermarle, Bldg. 1400.
the train's fireman was in- mour. Here's a couple gag lifted Sowden Sims. Marine Corps Private The sewing room is open each
accident gota 8. Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver
capaclated in a freak from the latest issue: Tuesday at 0900 and remains open
commendation from the railroad I Chaplain: "Son, are you follow- Travels"; Robert Louis Stevenson's NATTC, MEMPHIS, TENN. throughout the day. Help is
recently.The ing the Ten Commandments?" "Treasure Island", and Edgar" Al- Marine Private David E. Ricken needed to finish the fall quota of
train, speeding west from Seaman: "I don't know, Sir. It'. len Poe's "The Gold Bug. backer began classes this week as work.

New York, struck a door of a car all I can do to follow the Station 9. No. Puerto Rico has an area a st dent at NATTC here. He is -\"Tt ___
on a passing train near Trinway, regulations." more than twice as large as RhodeIsland's. the son of Capt. Eddie Ricken
Sailor Trusts Wife Just So Far
Ohio. The fireman on the second '-i I- backer air ace of the first World -

locomotive was hurt and the 15- Capt. Johnson At Sanford 10. True. War.When LOS ANGELES (CNSWhenSailor

car train stopped. --W I asked why he entered the Henry B. Fournier wrote
NAS L.
SANFORD.Captain
Railroad men said J. C. Maurer Armor Saves Marine Corps instead of followingIn to his wife explaining that hewouldn't
W. Johnson USN, has assumed Body
of Brentwood Mo., came forward his celebrated father's army be home for Christmas,
Station. Before
command of this
from a coach and wondered how returning to the United States, Lives Of Yank Fliers footsteps, Young Rickenbackersaid he suggested that she invite some
the train would roll again. "Well Marines other to dinner-a
soon the are a Navy man gob
Capt. Johnson served on the staff WASHINGTON (CNS) Body
Not until they got a fireman, he fighting outfit and get into most that: looked like him. "He's not to
of Vice Amdr. John H. Towers, armor-not unlike that worn by
"
told. of the action. kiss however he ordered.
was you, ,
Maurer, a ship's cook in trainIng Commander, Air Forces, Pacific the knights of King Arthur'sCourtIs

at San Diego, Calif., remarked Fleet, as assistant chief of staff. saving lives today just .
and if I Capt. Johnson succeeds Capt. as it did when Launcelot rode
"I'm running late now TOP NOTES OVEMJN
have to wait for a fireman, I'll F. M. Hughes as commanding officer American fliers are wearing a Br
here. sleeveless canvas jacket with slits
later than ever. Give me a pairof
be and I'll fire this engine." The new Skipper graduated from into which 120 pounds of steel
gloves L. E. Glass agreed. the Naval Academy in 1924 and plates are slipped to sheath the _

Engineer entered the cab, began has a colorful career in the Navy. wearer from neck to thighs. It is S
:Maurer On 8 December 1941 he from the shoulders lac- -
coal, and fired the train was or- suspended ( T21
heaving into Newark Ohio, where a reg- dered to the staff of Admiral Chester ed together along the sides and

ular fireman was taken aboard. Nimitz, Commander-in-Chief, may be removed in a minute by
Pacific Fleet, as assistant avia- pulling a release cord.
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tion officer. The device was designed by ELEVEN MILES ABOVE 4. e

Now You Tell OneA Col. Malcolm Grow of the EighthAir ,_- THE EQUATOR THE h
Force in England, and on ::. TEMPERATURE FALLS
cadet, while at Elly- Navy Adds 65 CarriersTo more than one occasion has saved -== ---=0' TO IIZ'F MLOU ZERO.
young Indicated that the life of a flier.SeaSoaked ABOVE THAT IT GETS
son Field, recently
Fleet Last YearThe
he must have studied the Bureau's --'- i I WARMER IATHEITHAN ;

pamphlet on Parachute Sense. After Navy added 65 aircraft car- Chaplain COLDER ,

his plane collided headon with riers of all types to its sea might

another, the embryo pilot balled last year, Undersecretary of the Gets Swimming Drill
out and came to earth near a Navy James Forrestal announcedIn -
SAMPSON NAVAL TRAINING
farmhouse off the beaten path. New York recently. (.
STATION, N. Y. (CNS-Lt. JohnK.
The farmer saddled a horse, and The Undersecretary revealed
Wheaton, USNR, a chaplain, '
the cadet galloped some four that six 27,000 ton carriers of the
jumped into the oil soaked waters
the nearest town, wherehe ESSEX were included in the
miles to type '
'ot the Kula Gulf when the U. S.
met the medical officer pro- total. In addition, nine light car- r THE NAVY A\AINTAIN5 .
Helena sunk. To '
Cruiser
ceeding toward the crash. When riers of the 10,000 ton converted was 26 HOSPITALS IN THE
reach safety, he clung to wreck-
the doctor-asked how he felt, the cruiser type were built and 50 CONTINENTAL US.ALSO
one day and floated two more
cadet replied: "Well, sir, I'm go- escort carriers were turned out. age I SEVEN CONVALESCENT
days on a life raft before he was HOSPITALS.
Ing to be mighty sore tomorrow. "The United States Navy now =- _
washed ashore on Vella La Vella
the second time I've has in forces which consti-
This Is only being
Island. Transferred to this station
been on a horse.-From Bauer tute the greatest sea and air he was immediately notified i ee'\

News Letter.Navy striking power in history," Mr. that he must take the swimmingtest _

Forrestal said. and abandon ship drill re- r .AV*" BLIMPS WATCH FOR d

w quired of all station personnel. UJSCHOOIS OF FISH AND

Radio Programs Pearle HarbourNAVY --. REPORT BY SHORT WAVE TO )
( ) ( ) -'
Thur.lay'N"a"f'f'ip, (' Busman's Holiday FISHING VESSELS IN NORTH

\VI'D<1 1G30-1709() YARD, CHARLESTON1st WINNETT, Mont. (CNS)-Chief WESTERN VJATERS..c -,,,, -

Thursday-"Lucky nag" Sgt. Walter Jenkins of the Petty Officer Alvin P. Ingebo, a y
\VM UK-SOSO-SO.W Marines here was stationed at former school teacher here, came,

Friday-"Na,"y WlngVVJAX2100213Q Pearl Harbor when the Japs staged home on leave from the Navy +
\ their infamous sneak attack on and found that the Instructor who w.

Tn ".i I IM"-WJII(.-100-2130, Sgt. Jenkins wife's name is spent his leave in the schoolroom,
"Pearl Harbour." instructing: his old pupils


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