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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 24, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 1, No. 49 LJJ.ILJLLIUJ ) ) I 24 February, 1944


' An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


:: U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA


R:. 5 Cent Fee They Meet to Discuss Red Cross Campaign Red Cross To .' I


r-:: For Movies ; Launch Drive


r Wiped Out'Effective ,, ; t .' I Here 1 MarchChaplain .

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Wednesday Of Marken Lauds

Next Week Best Screen Organization; Recalls

Attractions Are FreeS Work In Combat Zones t

The Main Station Auditorium If you happen to be a sailor,

is going to continue to marine, coast guardsman or

present high grade, new pic- i soldier who has served overseas -
tures-and free. 4 :.: : .t I in the South Pacific, Europe

Effective next Wednesday ZM t Asia, Africa, or in the
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1 March the five cents admission rQ\ Sa fogbound Aleutians, you know the
charge which has been in effect American Red Cross is there, here
for the past several weeks will be and everywhere to provide recrea
't'.- erased and it won't cost you anything tion facilities and other comfortsfor
to see first line motion pic <, the men and women of our
tures. & h armed forces.
. Lieut. Raymond Forsberg, assistant I Today the globe-girdling American 4
Welfare and Recreation officer Red Cross is preparing to ,)
of the Mainside, made the an launch its 1944 War Fund Cam -
.( t, .nouncement. He pointed out that paign. The opening gun in the Red
the same new, exceptional shows Cross drive will be fired 1 March ,
'r would be presented, and that there J and it will continue through 1 .4
would be no change in the caliberof April.
the pictures. rr l'p Flans have been formulated S
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v., Books of ten tickets have been for conducting a campaign 't.:;
sold, but until next Wednesday among the :Naval personnel and ;
single; ducats will be available. civilians at the Main Station,
r After 1 March all persons holding NATTCenter, U. S. Naval Hospital .
movie tickets may get a refund :Natal Air Gunners School,
-- -_._- I NAAS Cecil Field and NAAS
Green Cove Springs. At a meet-
Y I e s, 1 1A Ing of chaplains and Red Crossheads
. Marken'sBrother '
Chaplain from these Naval centers
'I the wheels for the drive were set
I ; L Into motion.
Receives '
j I i. I Honorary chairman of the Red I.,
: Cross War Fund campaign here is
Tribute i I Captain Arthur Gavin, com man.i .
t r:,, Newspaper 55 SS i( dant of the Station. Comdr. R. R.
i Marken, Senior Chaplain, has been
", : Lt. Col. De Loss I. Marken, >, I named executive chairman and ,.
k brother of Commander R. R. Mar- 0' ........ : Ralph Studebaker, Red Cross Field
i. ken, senior chaplain on this Sta- Red Cross campaign chairmen from all naval activities under this command met here this week to Director for this area, is coordi '))1'
";: tion, is with the Fifth Army in formulate plans for conducting the annual Red Cross call during the month of March. In the picture above nator. i
'{;". Italy, and was the subject of a I, are: Front row ileft to right), Commander R. R. Marken, senior chaplain and general chairman of the | Addressing the Chaplains and
P recent article written by H R. campaign; Victor R. Sheldon, assistant field director of the Red Cross in charge of the NATTC branch; Red Cross heads at Mainside headquarters
Knickerbocker chief of the Chicago .I Chaplain Robert Weston, NATTC; and Chaplain J. W. Arthur, Naval Air Gunners School. Center row: I on Monday, Comdr. Mar-
'..". Sun Foreign Service. Chaplain Glen M, Warner Green Cove Springs; Lt. (Jg) Hagen Green Cove Springs; Lt. (Jg) KennethI ken lavishly praised the Red Cross.
' : "It may surprise many Americans I E. Wilson, NATTC; and Lt. (Jg) C. J. Sullivan, Cecil Field. Back row: Ralph Studebaker, field director of The Senior Chaplain, who was assigned .
;t' to learn that their Army I the American Red Cross; Mrs. Elizabeth Cherbonnier, home service secretary, Green Cove Springs; and I here after a tour of sea
1 .,' Chaplain Corps has won more distinctions Chaplain Arthur G. Considine, Cecil Field. I duty recently, pointed out "In the
" in proportion to its numbers South Pacific the Red Cross was ;
than any combat unit, Includ- I Weiss Will Present I the only organization to do any. f
.,' ing the air forces," said Knlcker- Ball And Ritter Running Neck And thing for the men. "If you can see
bocker. I Concert On SundayThe I the joy that comes into the hearts ,1
Chaplain Marken, according to of the men when the Red Cross I
Knickerbocker, has 15 chaplains in Neck In Daddy Derby; 7 Kids Each next in a series of Sunday moves in, you will support it," ;
the 31th division. Two have been S I afternoon organ concerts by Harold Comdr Marken added. /
killed, four wounded and two cap- I "Shorty" ha* something on the Weiss, SpWlc( ) will be given While the minimum contribution ; !
tured. For gallantry in action one I ball 27 February at 1600 in All Saints acceptable for the contributor "
has received the Distinguished Ser- Five-foot-two Sanford F. Ball, Service Men May Chapel. Guest soloist will be Mildi to be given a membership 'i j
vice Cross; four have been given S2o, ta the lateat entry in the Dawes, violinist, from Jackson- card In the Red Cross still stand ..'
Silver Stars; two the Legion of Jar Air News "Daddy Derby" to ville.Miss at $1, campaign officials pointed '
- Merit, and four have Purple Hearts find the father on this Station Send Gifts HomeNaval Dawes is a graduate of the I lout that any contribution whatsoever 1
Eleven of the 15 have been dec with the moat children. Dresden Conservatory of Music in would be welcomed
orated I "Shorty M Ball Is known at as well as Army personnel I Dresden, Germany, where she I Field Director Studebaker, who 1'
"The division, nude! up largely I T-4 here, ha seven children. The outside the continental studied with Henri Marteau. Her i is coordinating the Navy drive :
of boy from Iowa, NebraskaContlnord little man with the big family serving I teachers in this country have been here served with the Red Cross
.. page>> right I CVatlaurd .. page right United States may now send gifts I Jacques Gordon and Louis Per- S in the front lines during the Amer- "
to relatives and friends at home, singer Miss Dawes has played con- : ican Invasion of Africa He stressedthe ,II
NATTC Instructors Tell of T ke-Off- j for any occasion, throughout the certs both abroad and in this Red Cross wartime service. It '
year by placing orders through country. Upon coming to Jacksonville I brings aid to prisoners of war. It :
Ship's Service stores ashore or three years ago she gave the I collects blood for life saving ..:J J JI '
a Army post exchanges, according opening concert for the Friday plasma. It recruits nurses and provides >ifI '
1l+ I to a recent Navy Department an Musicale. I surgical dressings. It offers I
nouncement.The Everyone is invited to attend cheer to the sick and wounded in E
plan was originated by the these concerts. the hospitals. It helps in the solution ";' .
Army as a special Christmas serv- I --*"3i"" I of personal and home problems +
ii'e for its personnel overseas. It The First of service men and their fam ...
has now been extended as a year : The first express service and air ilies. It stands ready to relieve i
.,.' round arrangement with Navy passenger service in the world was distress on the home front in event : .
participation. Under the plan any I inaugurated 1 January, 1914, by of fire flood or accident. IJ
' Navy or Army person may place i Captain Tony Janus It was from "And remember," said Stud- ,?
V't 17I an order at any Ship's Services St. Petersburg, Fla., to Tampa, baker, "The Red Cross is at hiS
; : ore ashore_ _or Army post, exchange Fla. side in battle 'j

I v \ .- card United is States included.outside, An the appropriate continental gift I "It Was Just A Job To Be- a

I Gift orders will be processed by
I' I Ship's Service Departments on a
non-profit basis. The prices Done So We Did It"I, ::11
ed do not include any charg-I
r i for the handling of orders I This is the story of two combat .
Y Army Exchange Service. seasoned NATTC instructors, and ing combat experiences of Emmitt
.sVM how they helped lift a Dutch PBY5 -I Hughes, Carpenter, now in chargeof
I N : off the water by the seat of a Test Stands for the Aviation
Marine Crashes .
TryingFor sailor's pants.Remember Electrician's Mate School, and r"
His 26th Kill the tale of the boy Noyes Guess. ACOMB( ), of the
e. rt ; \ who plugged a hole in a Dutch Bombsight School. Both ranged the ?
GUADALCANAL (CNSLt.. dyke with his finger Here's the Pacific with a famed patrol squadron -
Robert N. Hanson. of Newtonville, / true story of an aircrewman who and both were chosen for their
I ,,,J .1 Mass, Marine flying ace credited plugged a shell hole in the hull of recent assignments to NATTC because
Emmitt Lee Hughes, Carpenter tleft and Noyes Guess ACOMIB), I with downing 25 Jap planes, was I a Dutch flying boat by sitting in of the distinguished records:
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combat seasoned instructors at NATTC who teamed up to plug a shell I II killed near Rabaul New Britain, it. It's also about another aircrew they achieved In combat. Its logical
hole In the hull of a Dutch flying boat to make "impossible" take-off at Feb. 3, while trying for his 26th man who helped hold him in place enough, for example, that
I Midway. Hughes, veteran of 21 years of naval aviation and Guess, witha a mark that would have tied him while the biplane/ roared over the Hughes should be assigned to give
record of 15 years, were both attached to a famed patrol squadron, with MaJ. Joe FoilS and MaJ. Greg water for the take off. the word on maintenance of planesto S
I and were chosen for their assignments to NATTC .a result of distin- Boyington, the two top air aces This represents one brief incid- future aircrewmen, since he was
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t Chief Heard's Biggest Thrill: New Members Of_$ PL Club .

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t Scored Direct Hit On Nip ShipHarold Y1? : )z ,"-. .


F. Heard, 23, deserted the

printing business In his home townof

Indianapolis, Ind., to enter the 4

Navy back In September 1940. To-
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day, he Is a veteran of aerial war- By Edith Brinkworth, Y3o

fare In the Pacific, a Navy combat ATTCenecas4e A number of WAVES left Cecil

aircrewman with the Distinguished Field this week for Banana River

Flying Cross for valor In the Battle where they will fill working billets
They first reported to this Station N r
of Midway, and is busy with and have been waiting to be fur-

radio maintenance for an opera- ther transferred to stations which

tional training squadron at the were not ready for them More

Jacksonville Naval Air Station. WAVES left from this Station for
Cecil Field where they will await
His present rating is that ofAviation further transfer.The .

Chief Radioman. first draft of WAVES have to
Undoubtedly the war and all Unusual CommendationChief gone to Daytona Beach and Vero

that went with It has changed Tom White, AMM, who Beach. WAVE officers were assigned i'S
I Harold Heard very little. lie is had a close brush with death whena to these stations several 4

till quiet, modest, soft spokenand Jap plane "launched" a 15-foot months ago to prepare for their
resened. If the war affected girder at him, is a recent arrivalat arrival.
his nerves, he doesn't show It. NATTC after serving on nu- Alice Woodard. Specialist "W"
Heard's thrill and Third Class, will organize a
i greatest merous U. S. Navy aircraft car- .
it will be his choral club for the WAVES In l :
probably always ,
i riers in 21 months as a plane mo- Officer NATTC left is
t J. B. Lynch, Commanding ( ) shown
I greatest-was an attack on a Jap- the near future. She wishes to
tor maintenance instructor.
anese airplane carrier in the Mid- repair emphasize the fact that this congratulating Chief Ship's Clerk James C Hall, USN Ret) and Mrs.
way battle when the pilot with A Jap torpedo plane hit the singing group will be organized, Hall, who are new members of the $1000 bond club Hall, who will complete .
whom he rode as radio-gunner, Lt. flight deck of one of the carriershe primarily for the entertainmentof 30 years of service with the Navy next month, is NATTC assistant
was on while he was standingon secretary. During his period of service, he has had duty aboardall
The need of
(now Lt. Comdr.) J. R. Penland, the girls. organizing -
dropped a 1,000-pound bomb smackon the hangar deck below. The trio groups Is also evident types of naval ships and has sailed all the oceans visiting numerous
knocked off the deck,
the deck of the Nip. girder was and Specialist Woodard will also foreign countries.
"It was the target you always and skimmed past White, bending supervise such a group. Membersof "The Navy has given me a life of rich and satsifying experiencesand
the insignia and flattening the but- has provided well for my security," Hall stated. "Mrs. Hall and I
will
,wanted to hit, Heard said. "We I the choral club select the
left it covered with flames and tons on his cap and cutting one of music they would most enjoy are happy to Invest in the security of the nation's future. The Navy's
his shoes into half Miraculously, to all will to be of untold
smoking from stem to stern. All singing-preferably popular and program of offering this opportunity prove
White came out of the mishap future of the and his family.
value in the Navy man
we could see was the hull of the light opera music. Specialist
without a single scratch. Now he
ship around the waterline. Jap \\oodard, who recently completed -
cruisers were firing their antiaircraft wears the cap every day as a good her training In a chaplain's
luck charm and the halved
at us." keeps school Williamsburg, Va., has
shoe souvenir.A .
After that adventure, still an- as a had a great deal of experiencein
other was yet to come. Jap bul- troubleshooter for Eastern Air the supervision of music.

lets punctured the gasoline tankof Lines before joining the Navy, Lieut. Gladys Price, WAVES
the bomber carrying Lt. Pen- White started on his tour of car administrative officer, reports t
land and Heard. The pilot headed riers on the Ranger at Casablancaand eight new washing machines have

for safer waters and jnade a forced moved Into the Pacific. He..,. been placed in the barracks, for

landing in the sea about 35 miles .' use by the WAVES. .
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away. .' ,- : The first WAVE officer to come P 4
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"We got out the life raft and ,.' .,: ; 'I:" from an aerology school has just I
climbed in," Heard related." It was arrived on this Station. She is Ensign II I

two minutes before the plane went .' Helen E. Alber.
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down. Lt. Penland figured we were \: Pat Dunham, AMM3c, is receiv- PRD Votes DanceAt

slightly more than 100 miles from .':. ing congratulations on having been CIVILIAN GOLFERSOf
Midway Island. We know, too, that accepted for officers training and The Pines A
the Japs were in bad shape, with '. has left on a few days leave priorto
three of their carriers finished reporting for the training.A NAS CompeteIn Wealth Of FunOn
and felt we had a good chance of group of Specialists (T) have

being picked up" gone to Pensocola for -unnery
12th the
Saturday, February ,
The forced landing had occurred training and upon completion of TournamentThe
I PRD-LB a dance at The
gave
at raid-day. Lt. l'enland hada f the course will return here as
Pines. About
fifty couples enjoyed
bruised eye Heard had come $ teachers.The first round of the Naval Air dancing until a late hour, after
the accident unscathed. basketball to be
i, through games Golf Club Introductory Tournament which "hot dogs" and all that
goes
That afternoon, they rested In played next week are: Monday,
with them were served. More funl!
the life raft. It was gratifying Yard and VO-VCS vs. the Para- was completed last Sundayat
It should be .
to be able to stretch out after chute Loft A&R Civilian girls Hyde Park Country Club. This compulsory.Rosa
Burn has returned to the
hating been confined to the seats play A&R"1"; Tuesday, Syntheticvs. newly formed organization, spno- office after an illness of several I i
\I. in the plane for several hours A&R "2" and WAVES Unit vs.
I sored by the Civil Service Em- days ,
during the heat of the battle thatday
-June ,1, 1913. II Supply. '=[________ ployees Association of the Naval Grayson MacIlwaine Is ill at
I Chief Tom Whit Air Station, is finding many sup- home with bronchitis.
That night, they slept intermit- ATHLETIC OFFICER REPORTSNAS porters among the merchants of Gen. McDowell, after a siege
tently. All next day, they were has covered nearly Impor-
every Jacksonville. with
a "coupla" wisdom teeth, Is
F*, LAUDERDALE FLA.
tossed about in the little rubber tant CASU unit and has been on which
Complimentary prizes, are on the mend.
-Lt. John Mason, athletic directorat
boat, still hoping for the best. The several ships while in combat, In- the Colorado School of Mines on display at Hyde Park, were giv- Nickie Kausnicka has returned
best happened at 5-30: p. m. An cluding U. S. task force assaultson for six prior to his entryin en by Arcade Men's Shop, Harry after a few days of cat fever.
American destroyer hove into Marcus, Gilberts and Solomons years Finkelstein Co Cohen Brothers
I Myrtice Teate spent the past
the Navy, has reported here as
sight, part of the task force that Islands.An .
Men's
I Harry's Young Shop, and week-end in Atlanta, Georgia.
member of the athletic depart-
l was chasing the retreating Jap Orlando boy, White was a Davis & Company.The I. '-iit
fleet. The destroyer tossed out a given shore duty at NATTC asa ment. initial round of the tourna-
line and pulled them aboard. Lt. special commendation from Comdr.H. ment was divided into five flightsof NATTC Tennis Tourney
i k' Penland and Heard stayed on the J. Murray for his fine work the Regiment in a basketball game. eight players each and is strictly 'I
r, speedy little fighting ship until the aboard the carriers. He is workingon When asked by the News Reel to a handicap affair. Prizes will be Into Second Round

\ big battle was over. Then they test stands at the AEM school. give his version of the tilt, he replied awarded the winners and runnersup First round matches were com

were shifted to a tanker and sent "The voluminous score coIncided of each flight, and there will be pleted during the past week in the
back to Midway Island. Alice Faye and Phil Harris perfectly with my com- five consolation prizes. NATTC officers' tennis tourna
The Battle of Midway was not Send Regards pendium of the strife. The celerityand D. R Whiddon of Aircraft Over- ment singles with the following re
l, Chief Heard's only major engage- Chaplain Harry W. Armtowerwas audacity which the officers haul was winner of the ringer con- suIts:
ment as a radioman-gunner. He so inspired by the picture of a subdued those boys was truly sar- test in preparation for the tourna- 2nd Lt. David Zenoff of the Marine I
took part in the initial raids on beautiful little two-year-old in Life donic." Wonder what the score ment. Corps defeated Lieut (J jg) E W.
Loose fa-8, 62. 6-3. Lieut. C. Calavan
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the Marshall Islands and Wake and magazine a few months back he was. Eliminations in Sunday's round beat Lieut.l (j Jg; Wurl, b-J.
f Marcus Islands, with Lt. Penlandat pinned it on the bulletin board. His left the following matches to be 6-2, Lieut. C. II Jh ittC"" by for-
the controls. They also were in caption, "This is what we are Reason enough to be sore. Captain played next Sunday: felt from Lieut. L. K. Blalock; 2nd Lt. .

I the air over the famous carrier fighting for, isn't it?", attracted so Basil M. McDuffle, of the Ma- Flight One Tee Off 9:00: a. in.- H Lieut J.: (Goar.Jg) E: Marine B, Orem Corp 6-1.: ,6-4 defeated; Lieut. '
HORNET when it discharged the much interest it was decided to rine Aviation Detachment NATTC, Olsen AS. Hubbard, Jones \'s, Whld (Jg tt.'k.'i" Daub rallied to outpoint
I't, Army bombers that raided Tokyo. instigate a search for the identityof who fought through the last war don. \Vomach, 2-6. 7-5, 7-5
When Heard Joined the Navy, the child.It as a Marine pilot, had the singular Consolation-Grey \s. Hall, Link W.Lieut D. Castle M. H.6-4 Bailey 6-1- ; beat En.Lleut G. F:,. (fig Fry)
L he wanted to become a radioman. turned out to be the little misfortune to get hit the first day AS. Field. won by forfeit from v.Lt'oJ Jg) W E.
r His request was granted Immedi- daughter of Alice Faye and Phil he arrived on Guadalcanal for his Flight Two Tee Off 9:30: a. m.- Crow; Lieut (Jg, ) C. won by

ately. In becoming a radioman, he Harris of Hollywood fame. Chap- first combat assignment. After Nazal vs. Gotonl, lIl'ard'S.. Brad- M.forfeit G, Karow over Lieut.won by W forfeit M. -Unger o\er; Lieut.Lieut.-
also became an aerial gunner, anda lain Armtower wrote to Mr. Har- months of tedious training for his shavv. W. Hengley.- ; Lieut K. W, Eppert defeated -

good one, too. His interest in ris to Inform them of the "pin up" job as Air Combat Information Consolation-Cralns.. Spruill, Lieut.I R.Lieut.W. (week j Jg( ) I.* O.outpointed Hull. 6-2 Lieut.6-0;.
aviation stemmed from a numberof popularity of their daughter. In Officer of a dive bomber squadron Edmonds AH. Norris. A. vL. Jacob 6-4 6-2; Lieut J W.
flights as a passenger when he reply, Harris wrote: "Thank you he went into Guadalcanal on one Flight Three Tee Off 10:00: a. m. Richter beat Lieut K Armstrong: 6-4,
day and was flown out the next. I'orwoll"fI.. Bull Cribbs llazourl. 4-6, 6-3.
. was a civilian. so much for your letter. Mrs. A* .
Hr t
Round Double I'lav:
) When the war is over, Harold Harris and I are greatly pleased to He was hit by a fragment froma : Lieut Calatan and Lieut Womack
Heard wants to go home to India- hear that our daughter's picture big shell which was lobbed onto Consolation-Puckett AB. Terk- downed Lieut. ((1g) Loose and Lieut.
napolis and back to the shop where appealed to you as symbolic of the island from a Jap cruiser The heiirst, Ut"poff's.. Brelttnoser. Lieut(Jg) Hull. 6-4.: e-0, Lieut. Blalock and
Unger drew Mr. McKeller
bye
he once served as a printer. what our boys are really fightingfor. amazing thing is that these fragmentation Fourth' Flight Tee Off 10:30 a. and Mr Davl beat a Lieut.; Karow and
! --iit May the thought that the free- shells littered the area m.-1U Call'S.. Dye, Corbin AB.Bje. Lieut. Weeks. 6-4, 6-0.; 2nd Lt*. Goar
with old hub and radiator caps and and Zenoff drew a bye; Lieut. Schmitt
dom of all children rests with them and En, B L. Sutherland defeated
i Indoctrination School speed our boys and our Allies on other American bits of scrap Consolation :Morris AS. An- Lieut.' (Jg) Cowper and Lieut. Jg( )
A to victory and peace. Mrs. Harris metal. "Mac" can't be sure of drews, :Macumber. Abercromble, Orem: 11-9. 6-0.
/ Shifted To course, but he thinks thats what Edwards. Stancll. ouT (Jt JtCt and Lieut. (Jg) Wurl
\ Hollywood joins me in best wishes and good I (Jg) C Seely and S
conked him with, and it Fifth Tee Off 11.00
luck to you and your men." they Flight a. m. Lieut. II Deck 6-2. 6-3
The Navy's Indoctrination School makes him sore as hell. Its this, l1artln's.. DeYoung Blanton ".. Lieut Bailey and En. Fry outplayed
at NAB Quonset Point, R. I., closed Lieut C. E, Ep
: "Boats" plus the fact that the Japs put Landing Austin! "11. n 'e. Anderson and Lieut.
, x, last week and the courses taught Congratulations, him out of combat the first day, Consolation Hart AS. Perry, pert 6-3 6-3 ... .
$ there for the past two years will Just the other day "Boats" Sib- that enables him to put such zing ntlflllan AS. Watson, Ilanler AH. .
be handled at the General Indoc- ley made Chief Boatswain Mate"Boats" into his talks to the newly arrived Bye. NOTICE

trination School at Hollywood, Fla., is attached to Headquarters Marines during their indoctrination. .....
I First Naval District headquarters Regiment, and is one of the The Captain gives them the If you fall to get your Jar:
announced. widely known personalities at word mates, and its the most Clare Bee Is In';ServiceLieut. Air News, and need one badly,
Since its Inception, the school at N A TTC. He has a colorful vocabulary earnest and hair raising oratory rail at room 221. Administration

Quonset Point has trained hun- as you will see. you're likely to hear in these parts, Commander Clare Bee, Annex, building 934. Onlya
, ,." dreds of former newspapermen, Recently, "Boats" served as because McDuffle really has it in who coached nationally famous few Copies remain available
the officers of Long Island university basketball after distribution but these'
lawyers and business executives for scorekeeper when for those monkey faced you know ,
f duty aboard carriers, advanced Headquarters Regiment trouncedthe whats. team, is now in. the maritime ser rople will be made available to
bases and other stations. Master-at-Arma attached to vice. you until they are exhausted.r .

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t Rigid Curfew \ Attention Athletic Trophy Presented By Rear Admiral McFall


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Curb DiseaseOther to cash! In his War Bonds and J

make a trip bock to civilization. 41,
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lie changed his mind because of

Regulations Set a dream he had one night.It 1 \

Down In Order Issued seems! he was In a foxhole, ..
picking off Japs in large and

By Rear Adm. McFallA satisfying quantities. Suddenlya

1 sergeant tapped him on the

midnight curfew for all Navy, shoulder and grabbed his rifle'I a\, '

Coast Guard and Marine Corps .from him. '
personnel on .liberty during other "tt'hat's the Idea, Sarge" +. ,
than Saturday nights, has been "The guy who lent tl" the I

announced by Rear Admiral A. C money" for this rifle wants it I x b
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McFall. On Saturday nights all back.

personnel shall be off the streets (From California Legionnaire l ) j x
by 0100.

These regulations apply to all

activities within Duval and Nassau ,
counties.

"The Chief of Naval Air Operational fd
Training has noted a lax-- t e.ct
ity in the deportment of Navy .
Coast Guard, and Marine Corps ; r tpwy

S personnel on liberty in the Jack-

sonville area," said: Admiral McFall's ,Q hI r Y ;
announcement.

The following orders pertaining :
to deportment of personnel were
promulgated: 4 ; r

(a) SAILTIMJ Salutes shall be
made and returned In accordance QUESTIONSANSWERS -
with regulation pertaining thereto 4
(b) UNIFORMS-No dlcreidon will be
permitted from; the prescribed ( ARE PRINTED ON .,
uniform for personnel on liberty" PAGE 8)) 1 : ;
(f) I.IIT.RINU-Thf're: shall be no t
loitering on the street or sidewalk I I 1. If all your great grandparents
of downtown arras I I were alive, how would
(tlKMn night other than many you t S F 1
i Saturday nlfht all personnel I have? .n s
shall be off the streets by 2100On 2. Here are four statements, Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, Chief of Naval Air Operational Training (right), congratulates Lieut

shall"Saturday be off the nights tr all personnel three of which are true. Pick out James McCoy, representing the Operations officers on this Station, for winning the Admiral's Trophy,
(e) AREAS OUT OK llOCxiSRastrictlons : the false statement a large plaque donated to the officer team making the best record over the period of a year of athletic
regarding area out of competition. Operations was the winner among 24 units which competed
hounds will be strictly adhered to a. The Mayo Clinic is in Rochester -
and Commanding Officers will beheld N Y,

ai to responsible area out that of information bound I* b A real cameo is made by carving Quiz ProgramIs ."

promptly and completely promulgated The
to all personnel In their InquiringReporter
commands. c. An U S. Army sergeant wears
(f) ).E1'OItT1-Ail! Commanding Officer three chevrons on each coat sleeved Walkaway
will submit to the thief of
AT 8T VINCENT'S
Davits HOSPITAL
are the cranes for lifeboats
Naval Air (Operation) Training Jacksonville
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copies of report of all violation For MarinesThe Ensign and Mn John W, Shuff, a
submitted the Senior Shore
by daughter. Frances Arlene.
born
Patrol Officer with an Indication 3. Male deer are called stags February 11. Friday,
a* to disciplinary action taken In or bucks What is his lady friend Sailors are going to have to ARM3c and Mr. George Phlpps a .
each 'InstanceIt ,
called? hurry if they're to do anything QUESTION: Are men bet- daughter Eileen Marie born Saturday,
was further declared that, Feb, 12
4. Russia's Red Army is on the about a Marine victory in the Sic and Mrs
"The Chief of Naval Air Opera- ter automobile drivers than George Mathis. a
march forward Here "Lucky Bag" quiz which daughter,
are some program Patricia Diane, born Saturday -
tional Training has delegated to cities mentioned in the Soviet war Is held over radio station WMBR women? feb jJ2Mrs.
the Commandant, NAS Jacksonville SK2c Wm. Samuel Brosky,
dispatches: Krivoi Rog, Zvenigo- each Thursday night. The Leather- ANSWERS
the responsibility for the pro- : a daughter Sandra Notene born Sat-
rodka, Moscowe, Korsun, Lenin- necks chalked up another decision urday, Feb 12.
mulgation and enforcement of all grad, Rechltsa, and Dnepropetrovsk last Thursday night 17 February RHODA ZELIFF, Y3c: "Yes, Coxswain and Mrs Alfred Hlnz a
detailed regulations pertaining to One is misspelled Whichone to take a five to two lead in the I do think men are better drivers. Feb daughter, 12. Carol Mae, born Saturday
the deportment of Navy Coast ? contest. For the simple reason that women
S2c and Mrs.
Clarence Caton,
Guard, and Marine Corps person- But get flustered when they're In traffic daughter Claudia a
nobody hit the "Jackpot"and Carole born Tuesday -
nel on liberty In the Jacksonville 5. When it is February in Brazil, when the fellow or somewhere. Feb, IS,
area, and by copy of this letter, what month is it in Iceland? lucky comes AOM2c and Mrs. Stanley OIup a
along he's going to find a tidy PFC. JOHNNY ODA, Marine son, Richard Thomas, born Tuesday
is directed to promulgate such detailed 6. One of the ribbons
worn by sum awaiting him The questionwas Corps: "Yes, because women get Feb 15.
orders as may be necessaryto war aces is orange and blue. Is : Last week the Navy announced too excited." aaE Mrs, SrJe.1f.nb.s1rs,
enforce the general regulations it the DFC ribbon, the Air Medal U S had R born .
a destroyer wiped FLORENCE BURKHARDT ARMTc and Mrs Vincent
set forth above to them to DeAndrea
; cause ribbon of Merit ribbon
Legion
or out an entire convoy of four Jap a son Vincent' Peter Jr, born Wednesday
AMM3c: : "I don't know. I CAn'tdrive.
be enforced by ordering such dis- the China Service ribbon? ships in the Marcus Island area on Feb' 16Blc .
ciplinary measures as he may see 7. Which of these prize fighters and Mrs John C Crooks. a
31 What
January. is the of
fit and to to be name EDWARD ROUTEN S2c: "It's daughter Judith Lynne, born Wednesday -
cause reports held the world's heavyweight title the destroyer? The answer was, ', Feb 16, i
made to the Chief of Naval Air the longest: Gene Tunney, Jack "the U. S. S. Burns." like discussing religion. There are Ensign and Mrs. Joseph A Williams,
Operational Training of all serious Dempsey, John L Sullivan or Jack Representing the Marines in the good members of every creed, race a son Phillip Anderson, born Thursday,
violations of the orders and and the Feb. 17
BO promulgated Johnson nationality by same
contest last Thursday were: Pfc
." 8. The United States has had token I'd say there are both good -va-
John Curto, Buffalo N. Y; Pfc.
Ssl--- -- six; war Presidents Name four. and bad men and women drivers.
Dick McGee, Lewistown, Pa; Sgt.
Rejected for military service is ,9. Paul Revere's lantern signal Robert L. Corcoran, Albany, N. Y. I know I'd rather drive with my
James Emory Foxx, three times forewarning of the approach of Sailors participating were: Har- mother than with my father. But Opera Singer

home run king of the majors, who the enemy was "one if by land, old Bell, Grand Island, Neb.; Dan that's Just one case" and it's prob-
was turned down by a Newark, two if by Ilea." True or false? Asbury, Beaumont, Texas and J. ably the exception. Coming HereA

N J. draft board because of the 10. Of the six; continents!, Eu- W Campbell, Big: Stone Gap, Va. MARGARET COOPER, Y3C:
sinus Infection that ended his ma- rope, Asia, Africa and Australia I The "Lucky Bag" quiz program "As a rule, men are better drivers :, real treat is in store for
jor league playing career two are in the Eastern Hemisphere. will be heard over WMBR again Women are too scatter-brained music connoisseurs when Florence -
years ago True or false? I tonight at 2030 Men keep their mind on driving Kirk, well known Metro-

-- while. the women.are too busy try politan opera singer, appears on
ing to look at styles in me windowswhile the Station.

they ride by" Miss Kirk is scheduled to sing
NORA HELTON, HA2c: "Yes, at the Main Station Auditorium

I Fa men are the best because they at 2000 on 9 :March and at ,
have better sense. I Just don NATTCenter Auditorium on 10
think that women as a generalrule March

are responsible enough" The sopranos tour of service
l
iA GEORGE BUSCHMAN, Sic: centers is under the auspices of
"The place for women is in the the USO. !
home, not 'behind the steering

1M I J 4 wheel,"
) EVELYN KENNEY, Sic "Yes, OK, though,"
men are more careful. Women will
4 1 I take a chance, men don't take a MAXINE GARDENOUR, Sic:
chance-that Is, not in driving automobiles "Not necessarily. Men are more
," careless, they try to show off.
EARL F. EARHART AMM1c They're so sure of themselves they
:
: J Jk Jy 'Certainly. I think in most don't always! get along as well as
eassg
women are more nervous thrra: I they may think they do, :Men are
thinkers when
quicker they get ina
men, When she gets in a tight "
jam, but that's all
spot she loses her head.
LOIS LOTT, Sic: "No BecauseI K, J WILLIAMS Sic: "Why,

know a lot of women who are naturally. In some cases, of course,
good drivers. Women are silly if women are best But women dont

they can't drive well. Why, women seem to have the control a man
drive buses right here on the Station has, speaking of cars, of course."

." ZARA MISENHEIMER, PR3c: .
ROBERT CLAYTON, AMM2C: "Definitely, even though I've been
"Men make better drivers. I thinka driving myself for nine years. Most

t person drives more intelligently men own 'cars and think more of
N EST le if he knows something about mechanics them than a woman does"

Men do. Men think quicker I JULIAN, LATIMER, ARM3c:

than women, insofar as driving is I 'Naturally. Men get out of your
concerned." I way, and dont play around like
WALTER ROBINETT, ARM3c : women"

; 'My experiences are that men are ELIZABETH VOLACK PhM3c:
best. I find men tend to be more "I think men are Because a man'a
? careful." interest Is In autos He's mechan

CPL, ELLIS KENNERLY, Ma- ically Inclined and knows what he's
rine Corps: "I think men are best. doing"

i They're more calm and levelheaded HELEN :MENASIAN, PR3c:
I in most Instances. In case of a "Oh but definitely. :Men think

tight: squeeze women go all to the quicker. Maybe It's their mascu. ,
devil Some women drivers are Unity that makes them that way."
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"'. Editorial Office __ rBy
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,- Telephone Extension 8542
I !The' JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S. 'The Best Of God's Men'
Naval AJr Station. Jacksonville Florida by the Public
fixation Office at no expense to the government. Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval George Washington, whose two hundredand
Personnel at the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical 1 I Ihastaglio
Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval Air twelfth birth anniversary is celebratedthis
Operational Green Training Command,. Naval Naval Auxiliary Auxiliary Air Air Station Sta week, not only in America but through..
tlon\ Field Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Naval out the world, is called "the Father of His
Capital, and Naval Air
Auxiliary Facilities MayporURear "
Country, not as a mere sobriquet or as a
Admiral Andrew C McFall. USN rhetorical flourish, but because-and we
CWef of Naval Air Operational Training should realize this today more than! at any _

r Captain Arthur Gavin USN. time-he was the greatest single influence

I ;* t Jacksonville Commandant.Naval Air Station .... that determined the character of the Americans
h( who were born after him and becausehe
I Captain Joseph B. Lynch, A-VG), USNR. --. '.
Commanding Officer .J .' ,. more than any other man set the stampof
Naval Air Technical Training Center ,$* ae'
.
"Pvt institutions.
: J j>r Kingtly has don. a pretty thorough lob of training those war dogs!" his personality on our
Captain John J.: O'Malley (MC), USN. *P George Washington is the hero of youth
Officer ..
,: U.Commanding S. Naval Hospital because he was the incarnation of will, enthusiasms .

I i Commander Edward-E. Dolecek, USN .- uprightness and American vision.

/.. Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer.I School { There was a poise, a balance, a sanity in .
Washington that cannot be found in
Commander William H.: Ash ford. Jr., USN. any
Commanding Officer, other revolutionary leader in history.
e Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs c1okinLa3i&t
What he had to do he did with an impersonal
Commander Command nu.log'tc Mitchell ff* detachment that was almost sublime.He .
r Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil FleW .<*
had to do of the
a job -one greatest
y I
Lieut. Col. Chester I* Gawne. USMC (Ret). r that has ever been undertaken by any man-
Commanding Officer J I
Marine Barracks and' he saw it through to a successful end,

.' IJeut Col William T. Evans USMC (Ret). and then, like Cincinnatus of old, desired to
Commanding Officer return to his plow.
Marine Aviation Detachment By STEVE KALAGIAN. Y2c

.. If you happened to look into one of the rooms in the Main But the statesmen of the Revolution and
: Camp
materiial.ARepublication of credited matter prohibited Dispensary last week, you would have seen a lot of "casualties" the soldiers that he led, often shoeless and

without 42nd St.,remission N. Y. C. of CNS. War Department, 200 E. i receiving first aid from their shipmates. Splints, band- in tatters, against a tyrannous king, recognized

ages, etc., would have made you think that the war had ac- in him as by an act of divination, the
tually come to Jacksonville.But model of future America. .

,CourtesyMen it was All part of a training They recognized in this Virginia gentle
it to program being conducted by the man-farmer all the elements that be-
of the Navy, you owe yourselvesand Red Cross and in cooperation with Read Any Good they
the country which you represent to be the Navy medics to make sure that lieved should be the heritage of the future

courteous at all times. One who shows the First all sailors Aid. But know the something posed "victima"looked about Books Lately? nation-A leader without
being
a demagogue.
evidences of good breeding and education in like the real thing.
A disciplinarian without being a tyrant.A .
the to conduct himself will seldom -
proper way Ran into an "old salt" Chief statesman without being a self-seeking
( run afoul of Navy regulations. Warrant at the Railroad terminalthe t politician.

The fact that you're in the service doesn't now other his job night.has been For to some take months draftsto Washington has become a legend through..

give you a license to ignore the teachings and from various parts of the out the world as the perfect patriot-that is,
which you have unquestionably received at country. a man with an i ideal of liberty for his fellow.
the hands of your parents. "Yes sir," he said, "I'm nothing citizens as well as for himself.A .

i' It is said, by those who have faced hellfire more conductor.than" a glorified traveling reading of his state papers and his addresses .

and brimstone on the seas and on the battlefields reveals a man with a vision as to the
men who know what it is to be confronted XII the first-run movies in Louisville t future problems that would confront the
t by death, that the word MOTHER give a 60 per cent discount in /rawr "ii? .: republic that was actually clain'oyant.

t is the nearest and dearest in the English men.their The admission smaller rates show houses to service';also L When, in his magnificent farewell address,

!1 language. give cheaper rates for the men in Y+ he uttered the following he seemed to be

i If, for your own sake and for the sake of uniform, although not as much as NATTC LIBRARY: looking down the ;years to come long after
1 the service you represent, you cannot restrain the more expensive ones But the Fiction that which was mortal of him should bono

yourself when you are tempted to per- point Louisville i-s that do offer all the reductions theatres in to As Runs the Glass, by Evan more:

form some discourteous act, think of that the men who are or will be fight John David. "Toward the preservation of your Government
t MOTHER at home. Think of her teachings. ing this war.'Seaman Avalanche, by Kay Boyle. and the permanency of your present
Think of the love and sacrifice she has ]lavished Paul Papadak, of the' Drink to Me Only, by Ethel happy state it is requisite not only that you
Welfare Office, he Hueston.
thinks deserves
-
Then if you're tempted to steadily discountenance
upon you. irregular opposition
the title of the most popularman Flint, by Charles G. Norris.
Ret off the beam a bit, we believe you'll on thAt Station. According to The Journal of Madame to its acknowledged authority, but also that
quickly revert to the proper path, his shijMfttU, he averages at least by Alexandre Dumas. Giovanni you resist with care the spirit of innovation:

-iLl ( five letter tvery day. Can anyone My Days of Anger, by James upon its principles, however specious the pre..
else boost of better record?
a T. Farrell. texts. One
method of assault may be to effect
SportsmanshipFrom This Is not a paid advertisement Harrison Rogue's Kroll.Company, by Harry in the forms of the Constitution alterations

our experience in combat with the but just a tip to all of you The Walsh Girls, by Elizabeth which will impair the energy of the system
Nazis and Japs we have learned that we cannot who would taken like of yourself to have at a free Cohen's picture Janeway. and thus to undermine what cannot be directly

expect fair play. Sportsmanship is not in Dept store I didn't believe It, NonFictionThe overthrown. In all of the changes to
the vocabulary of the peoples of those nation either, until I saw my proofs and Haynes.Chemical Front, by Williams which you may be invited, remember that

!. The old saying that "you must fight they are absolutely one of the Happy Stories, by Stephen Lea- time and habit are at least as necessary to
fire with fire" holds good insofar as they here.finest You jobs you've ever seen around cock. fix the true character of Government as of I
get a large
are concerned.But the only catch being portrait that picture you- I Long Were the Nights, the Sagaof other human institutions ; that experience is
be good in relationships have to send It to PT Squadron "X" in the Solo the surest standard by which to real
you can a sport your your mother. mons, by Hugh B, Cave and others test the ,
with your mates, both aboard and And that's a good idea anyway The New Treasury of War Poetry tendency of the existing Constitution of a
ashore. American boys, in their games while An army to recruiting folder desIgned by George H. Clarke. country; that facility in changes upon the <.

children, have learned to give the other fellow the WACS get had more this women fetching to line join, I, tions Postwar, by Lewis Plans L.of Lorwln.the United Na credit of mere hypothesis and opinion ex-

a break. Now that we are grown men, "We are all born to leave home, I Science at War, by George William poses to perpetual change from the endless
involved in the greatest and most vital game particularly girls. ?' So, girls, Gray. variety of hypothesis and opinion."

in history, perhaps we should pause to recall)l why Wow don't! What you Join will the WACS? The Senate and World Peace, by Or this from his message to Congress on

the spirit of fair play, loyalty, cooperationand next? they think of Kenneth This Man Colegrove December 7, 1796 :
devotion learned Ribbentrop, by Paul "To secure respect to neutral .
we many, many years Schwarz. a Flag re
ago. e Nobody has- claimed the quires a naval force organized and ready to
Chaplain Wm. J. Murphy at NAS, Wild- "black book" we wrote about a PLENTY OF TIME vindicate it from insult or aggression."
of weeks
wood, N J., has said, "Whenever a sailor couple or she doesn't ago.want:Must to be admit thathe MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CNS)-Sea During the sessions of the Continental

gets off the beam, gets fouled up ashore, ownership. Or it could be that the man T. G. Wilder, of Tulsa, Okla. Congress he uttered words that should be
gripes about his duty, doesn't write home,, owner was! shipped out, the way returned to his cot at the Naval i remembered today throughout the length
Air
and in general forgets why he is in the things are going these days here five Technical days after Training starting Station a. 10- and breadth of the land.

Navy, he is proving himself a sorry example Until next week, the SMOKING day furlough. "All my friends have He said that he was determined "Never
of American sportsmanship." LAMP'S OUT.NAGS gone away," he explained, "and to submit to the loss of those valuable rights
Yea, verily I /' 4 -U with five days were enough" to spend and privileges which are essential to the hap.
relatives.
! -a my piness of every free state and without which"
Again Over life, liberty and property are rendered S
rl totally
the
..GuestVisits Station cek.map"Such, said Comdr. E. E. Dole- insecure." ,
extraordinary
I,tm Edgar A. Guest, whose poems Have been Top In Campaign of loyalty and devotion to duty display 1 is Washington's was a life given to the public
of incalculable aid to the moraleof service as soldier and as statesman .
,j read by millions, was a visitor to the office our fighting forces and will from ,the
of The Carrier this week and during his brier Naval personnel at. the Naval looked upon with extreme pride be purest motives, and in the language of a f
stay complimented the staff for "the Job Air Gunners School near here havefor and satisfaction by our superiors famous Englishman William Makepeace
you're doing" Here from Detroit to visit the third time broken the War in command."On Thackeray was:
Bond thermometer
his son, Lieut. (jg) Edgar A. Guest, Jr., the 100 per cent in drive by number registering four in-Chief behalf and men of our of Commander-the United God's"The very" noblest, purest, bravest, best of .
men.
:widely-known journalist and poet was on a "Words cannot express my pridein States Navy, I congratulate you
tour of the station at the time he met with your accomplishment nor my upon *y our outstanding achieve Thus, without regard to party or creed,
the news staff.-The Carrier, Alameda, gratitude to you for your splendid) menu Such devotion to duty is in let us celebrate from the heart the memory
California. cooperation and support in puffinthis g keeping,with the best traditions of of the greatest of Americans-George Wash
Naval Air Gunners School on the Naval service." ington.







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I! &Breezes( Know rence Casella, Drew Peacock Jr. 1 Your Planes Gunners To TM3c-Robert Francis Houde, ''j j
Up The Ladder Gust lIJalmar, Francis William Lavinlo4. ,;,
Salty Humor From To EM3c-Alden Grant Ifasklns, Sr.. 'J; I'
Robert Woodrow Crabtree Earl: Harvey 1\1]
Here And There 1q4r Advancements In RatingsAt Hanson, Warren Woodrow Price ',
To SClc-Ralph Daniel Inserra, Louis *'
." -_ 1 NAS JacksonvilleThe Edward Kucera, Elmer Morris Rock. <
Cat-In'These To SC2c-Harold Edward Bo"ln. WIN I
.. are satin bloomers" ,Ham Harry Habt'!", Isaac Thurston .
4 following It a partial list of advancements Henry Ernest Monroe Mathews, Al- ;
"Haven't you any that haven'tbeen in ratings, effective 1 February bert Charles Mtddleton.I I
used before?" I I1N Ir : SC2c-b-Damon Dana Prince j

To HAlc-Lawrence Borden, George To SC3c-Wllllam Palham Ellett Van 1
Ice }Man Cashes In I Frederick! Erick, Jr., Frederick! Weldon Brooke Miller Harvey Robert, James f f
Evans, Jr., Warren Benjamin Hoover "D" Rogers.To .
a A sailor known to think no more Van Brooke Page, Salvatore Anthony YSc-Margaret Evelyn Larkin .j
of a dollar than his right eye sent Pape.ai.a2'larelmjc: Harold McClure San ford Slsson Leigh, Ansel Hardy
Scott Jr.. W1I- Lowe, L. E. Simpson Rhodes John
his wife a check for a million kisses lalm Howard Shankle, Jacob William Nllton Williams Jr.
on her birthday. She promptly Smith, John Milton Thornton, Robert SKlc-Bert Ernest ColUnn. Jr.. I
ly: .. wrote him a reply; "Dear Joe: 1f Martin Warta. Jesse Dorough Hanbury Walker
To RMTc-Edward Marlon Podgorskl. Sheldon May Ernest Chason Rhodes.
Thanks for the generous check 0 To RM2c-Turner Cook, John Edwin James Challen Smith Jr.. Louis J
.: The Iceman cashed It today" o$ i, Crandall Mary I.laH Marlin Florence Koepff Wallis
: Geneva Paulson Laverne SKZc-Bessie Arlene Oalway.
. ,", One Is Enough Rice Barbara Weller Shaw. m'f: Mae Hanson, George William f
RM3o-Adam Gerald Defresne, Don- Lynch James Harold Mills. Frank 4
Student Officer: "So I says to ald Lee Groover. Mann Simon. Ruth Arlene Sternbersr*.
To /RM3c-John Edward Strawn. To SK.3c-Percy Allen Lethbrldge.Kenyon .
her. 'Please, honey, don't be diffi-
To RTlc-Edward Frederick Rexer Hall McCormick Bruce
cult One obstacle course a week Junior.To Gatewood Murphy Sidney Ralph.
enough for me!" Rdm3c-Francli Richard Brown, To PhMlc-John Wilson firodt. I
) S Charles Anthony Calto, Louli Corhan Mary Gladys Kyle, John WesleySmall
William George Callahan. Virgil Carl- .
Of }Money I ton Court, Carl Curtis Crabtiee. To FhM2c-Russell Morton Glenn
.t They found five thousand dol- AerM2c-Opal Irene :Ma ye Gold Harvey Russell Im-
j 1nnegltr.'nSt.
[
Fire
sewed up in my aunt's bustle." at No. 1! Not at No. 21 Elizabeth AOMBlc-George Rukenbrod William, Bounds boden To PhMJc Julius-Joseph James Wechsler.Henry Brown

"Gee that's a lot of money to It's the Nazi JU-88 a twin en. It's the British "Beaufort," a SpM)2c( -Glenn Eldon Scheerer. Jr.. James" Frederick Crook Mike
QMlc-Wilson Barton Sterling
leave behind. Thomas Klmbrlel, John Paull Jr..
gine, low-wing dive bomber which mid-wing, twin-engine bomber used QM2c-Frank Taylor Scott Joseph Jewkes Peters Roger Owen
Too Little also has been: used as a torpedo as a torpedo carrying plane. The Mac-Denver DeWltte Cunningham, Plttman. Cecil Cornellous Skinner.
I Overheard in a Waikikl restaurant bomber. The nose of the thin rounded nose of the fuselage ex- Sam Francis Edison Harold Stevens Browning Jr Morris Nett Garla Russell Watson.
streamlined fuselage projects tends well forward to the engine GM2c Willie Howard Hagwood -
: "There sure is a shortage of ahead of the under lun? engine nacelles. The center section of the Charles Edward Hohberger. The Purple Heart
' ,, girls in Honolulu. Yeah! MM2c-Duano Edwin
, have so pursued so few never, with nacelles. Both edges of the outer leading edge of the wings is MM3c-Victor Joseph Hoyt Campo. DavIe For the purpose of awarding the
, t much many and obtained little." sections of the wings taper to straight and the outer panels are "W" Burleson John Joseph O'Kane Purple Heart, a wound is definedas
: BO ., so broad, rounded tips. The single tapered. The trailing edge tapersto Junior MoMM2c Elmer William an injury to any part of the
rudder extends beyond the tapered rounded tips. Rounded tipped Holden Wray- Power, Charles Lee Ellison Zar- body from an outside force element ] .
1'rograin Postponed rounded tipped tall plane. tailplane has a V-shaped cut-out nits or agents sustained as the
;ij The "Luncheon With Lopez" ra- MoMMSc- Flowers bf' Blackert. result of a hostile act of the enemy
dio dedicated to this Sta- Thurston Otto Allen Carter:
program
John Frederick Leopold Alfred Thomas or while in action in the face
tion has been postponed from 22 FREE MENBy :. .. Smith. of the enemy-AINav of 28 Jan..
Feb. until 29 Feb. The program is '" "I Flc-Willie Berry Anderson Law uary, 1944.

elated from 1330 to 1400. Chaplain Harry W. Anntower ... .

One of ManyA NATTC AMUSEMENT CALENDARMovies

soldier on duty in the Southwest Every soldier, soldier, marine,
a Pacific recently received a V- coast guardsman, defense worker, STOCKHOLM According to a
mail sorry-but-I'm getting married housewife, child, or other, have one local report, huge crowds gatheredIn
from his alleged one-and-only. He basic thing in common--they are Copenhagen recently when Field .
was even more down at heart when all citizens of the United States.As Marshal Erwin Rommel drove (Number after each show t a flaying date at

he received a package with a note. such they are a part of the through the Danish Capital. Student Officers' Auditorium)
"Here's your ring; send back: my democratic way of life. This war is After Rommel had passed thru Week of February 24-1 March
picture." The soldier snapped out a struggle to preserve the demo- and the crowd still remained police MAIN STATION AUDITORIUMToday
i of it long enough to quip via cable, cratic way of life. Democracymeans told them to move on. "Oh, "
: -"Ca ano\a in Burlesque, Joe Brown, June Havoc (27)).
k "Thanks for send political freedom- "
) ring--would picture govern no, was the retort. "We're wait-
"
: r back, but can't remember ment by the people. This way of ing for Gen. Montgomery. He always Sunda-"A Guy Named Joe, Spencer" Tracy, Irene Dunne. ((28)).
i which one is you!" life, this political freedom, is responsible follows tight after Rommel." Monday-"It Happened Tomorrow, Dick Powell, Linda DarnelL ((29).
"
"''' --- for the corner dru;:: store, --Oil Tuesday-"Nine Girls Ann larding E. Kejefl. (March).
-
: :. Juat No-No high school and college football, \Vt'dn'fKJaY-'as to Destiny," Elsa Lancheeter, Gordon Oliver
1, They had Just given their son a the family circle, and the little Pinch Me Percival! Thursday-"Curse of Cat People," Simone Simon. ((5).
(Sailors' Holiday," Arthur Lake and Jane Lawrence, plays at Stud.
church in neighborhood. Let
new bicycle and were watching your
'. ,.; proudly as he rode around the anything happen to endanger this It's Breakfast in Bed Officers Audit on Wednesday).
life let the democratic NATTC AUDITORIUM
block. way of ,
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CAMP CAMPBELL Ky. ( )
On his first trip he slTouteC, spirit fade, and all these things -Members of Co. B, 27th Tank Today
"Look, Mom, no han.Is!" will evaporate into thin air. Battalion were awakened the oth- 1800 and 2000.-THE SULLIVANS, with Anne Baxter and Thomas

The second time around, "Look, The American sailor and soldierof er morning by the musical tinkleof Mitchell Five heroic brothers serving their country
Mom, no feet!" today is not a professional mili- a tiny bell. While they stirred in the U. S. Navy.
And the third time, "Look Mom tary man; he is a public spirited drowsily, a mess attendant ap Friday, 23 Feb., 1944.
Ho teeth! citizen who has taken up arms in peared. ATHLETIC NIGHT.

the defense of his way of life. Yet, "Here's the menu," the attend- Saturday, 26 Feb., 1044
1 Pioneer Trip some of us are tempted to forgeour ant said. "Won't you order your 1800 and 2000.-THE UNINVITED, with Ray Mi Hand and Ruth HtM-
I The first trip across the Atlantic obligations for freedom. Freemen I breakfast In bed?" ey. A couple of landowners buy a country home

by hydroplane was made by the demand respect, in uniform or I The dog-faced boys gaped In which is reputedly haunted. Their scoffing becoming
U. S. NAVY plane NC-4 which out of it. amazement, but it wasn't a gag. \'eryvook In the face of events that can only be at-
flew from Trespassey, New Found- A uniform gives us responsibility -I Their commander, Capt. KennethF. tributed to the supernatural. Swell entertainment
land, to Lisbon, Portugal, in May and the greatest responsi- Mavey, Jr., had ordered break- Sunday 27 Feb., 1914
t 1919. The flight was made in 26 bility of all must be toward the fast in bed for the company be- 1800 and 2000.-RATIONING, with Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main.
hours 47 minutes. way of life that makes the United cause of its fine showing in recent The bickering of Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main ia

'j States the envy of the world. Any individual, gun crew tests. built up with a background of the "rationing era."
'De1..Ukm- officer, enlisted man or woman, >t I It Is a satire on ml tape, contradictory regulations,
"How does that sailor friend of who'forgets that he has a primary and officiousne.
He's Promoted
yours make love?" responsibility to his country's sacred -I 1300 Sunday.-SILVER SKATES, with Johnny Downs,
'"I would define it as unskilled I tradition of freedom--is as "Just fancy that, exclaimed the Monday 28 Feb., 1941
labor" dangerous to America as was the proud mother. "They've promotedour ATHLETIC NIGHT.
Jap attack on Pearl Harbor.In I Herbert for hitting the ser
Stopl Stop! war time commands must be geant. They've mad< him a court NOTICE:
martial." (Beginning Tuesday 29 Feb., 19-14, tjje auditorium will be undergoingrepairs.
"Why are you wearing the tcTiitle *- given, and commands must be
Movies will be shown in the old auditorium (Bldg. 513)). There
tonight, daughter obeyed, but no good American will
will be four of week
have a date with a boa'it fo take advantage of his fellow men try is 'to continue to shed light only changes programs a :
and 1800 and 2000.
mother." through such commands; ratherhe amid enslaved men who walk to- Monday Tuesday-
1'1 Wednesday and Thursday-1800 and 2000
.
should consider it a sacred trust day in darkness.
'Em RollMother of his country to give or take Never forget this about your Friday and Saturday-1800 and 2000.
: "You must have dreamt commands for the cause of freedom shipmate be he an apprentice sea- Sunday 1300, 1500, 1800, and 2000.
29 Feb. 1944.
'out chiropractors last night." Political freedom is a terrible man or an admiral; he is a free Tuesday -
rloughed Son: "Why?" responsiblity, and in wartimewe citizen of a free country. Togetherwe 1800.-CASANOVA IN BURLESQUE with Joe E. Brown and June
other: "You repeatedly yelled can do much to destroy it if we must someday finish a task Havoc. A comic battle between Mlnsky and Shakes.
'Crack those bones'." forget that our shipmates are cit- begun in Philadelphia over a hun- pears. Joe E. Brown to the comedian profe sor. Jane
Not Nice izens of a free country, who are dred and fifty years ago. Respect Havoc Is the burlesque queen with" ambition for tlvelegit
Sailor (in rocking boat) : If this sharing with us the death strug- that shipmate love him as a fellow ."
equal continues I'll have to heave. gle to preserve it. Their loved ones American. You and he must 2000.-Some program.

to. wait for them Just as your loved as free men working together keep Wednesday, l1\farch. 1944

"'I I --to; Girl Passenger: What a horrid ones wait for you: and a free up the task of sustaining the cause 1800 and 2000.-A GUY NAMED JOE, with Spencer Tracy and Iren
.. way to put It. America needs us all If this coun- for which we fight today. Dunn.
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Parachute, Loft Bowls 'Em Over 3 Quintets Battle For Lead(



In Commandant's Cup Race



In a hotly contested race, Squadrons VPB 2 ((1), VPB 2

((2)) VF 4' are still out in front as Commandant's Cup has

fccthall playoffs cro into the final week.

Before the meeting of the two
"P" boat squadron quintets on

Intramural Cage Wednesday, there was a three-way;
Edmund Walsh Y2c tie for first place among the trio.
By Each team had won six while los

Along the NAS sports Stars Are NamedIn ing Leading only one.scorers in the playoffs

scene < Two well known are: Hambrick, Docks-Ferries, 125
sports figures of pre war days NATTC LeagueFive

are on duty here Lt. (jg) t LATE FLASH

William Leckonby, speedsterand crack cage stars, representing Squadron VPB :2 ((2): ) triumphed

outstanding punter for five different teams, have over Squadron VI(1): ( 4G

the Brooklyn Dodgers, is assigned been named on the NATTC all-star to ,Wednesday.. Lii. >n scored'
19 and A. Fetecilck 11
to the physical training Four members of the Parachute Loft team, champions of the WAVES basketball team, following the recent point points for the winners. Crowell,
bowling league, are pictured here getting ready in a practice round for
department J. J. Lip- conclusion of the Intramural had 12 points and J. ,
mixed doubles matches slated for today in the auditorium. L. to r are
on AMMSc, rookie shortstopwho Gabriella Albrechta, PR 3c, Peggy Dowling, PR 3c, Zara Meisenheimer, tournament which was won by the points for the losers!' Newham
played over fifty games PR 3c, and Betty Mierzejewskl, PR 3c. Bks. I 5 hoopsters.Two ----- -- -

for the Detroit Tigers in '42, sharp shooting forwards, points; Shields 0 & G, 110-;
hop, VPB 2 (1)), 91 Kaiser
VPB little Dan of Bks. 5 and ;
is assigned to Squadron Buckley
Parachute Loft 4 tfj 5, 87; Bishop, Recruit Cen er.
2(1)( ) Officer Golf Meet Is Al Karras of the TTQ Division 87; O'Qulnn, Recruit Center, 86;

One of the flashiest performer Wins Title In Planned For SundayOfficers each of whom averaged 12 points Cropper. T 4, 77; Biggins, VF
In the Commandant's Cup basket- per game during the tourney, pro- 4 ball competition is Chief Specialist WAVES BowlingParachute of main station and vide the offensive spark for the Starkman, Hospital, 72, and Wilson .
Walter Hambrick He leads all of NATTC desiring to meet in "dream team." Buckley proved Seaman Guard, 70.
others with 225 points for the season Loft walked away golf competition Sunday should himself a fine team man and his I Twelve contests were run off
and in the playoffs. Hambrick contact Lieut. Raymond Fors- during the past week.
with top honors in the WAVE deadly eye accounted for 48 pointsin
who divides his time between VM berg at Ext. 498 and Lieut. VPB 2 (2) swamped Marine
bowling league with a record of 17 four games. Karras, with 36
Karow Ext. 427. Barracks 79 to 41 in of the
at
Marty
and Docks-Ferries starred for one
games won and only four defeatsat points in three tilts, earned his
Moorhead, Ky. State Teachers' college the conclusion of a seven week Lieut Forsberg will sign up spot by his spirited play and bas- highest scoring games on the com
before enlisting in the Navy.. season. the 12 officers from main sta- ket caging ability. petition. Lipon and M. Fetchlck
tion while Lieut. Karow will I led VPB with 28
Owen Uet"\.t"IIIYSC, football, Star kegler for the winners was KerwicK IN Chosen points apiece.
basketball and baseball star for Gabriella perform the same duty at Curry had 13 tallies for the Marines
Albrechta, PR 3c, whose The: center position was rated a10SS"Up
NAS team/ in late '41 and game average of 151 led all other NA The TTC.12 L with sucn stars as Berwick ......... .. -. .
through '42, in at the Physical WAVES. man teams will oppose Bks. 55; Stevens, Bks. 2; vrn" (1) checked u k u, ;':o 10
Instructors school, Balnbrldge, each other at the Tlmaquahana 10 as J. R. Newham, of VPB got
and Lester Bks 5 the
,
of other WAVES topping
Averages on
Aid. Reeve was at Auburn for course Sunday at 1000. A point field. Kerwick was the nod 10 points and Shields of the losers
given
the winning entry were: Peggy
will determine the winning six to
two prior to his Navy en system got top scorers.
years in lieu of his
fine tournament
Dowling, PR3c, 128; Zara Meisen- and
team-in match One VF went
listment. lie was second in theKtangeline play. on a scoring spree
league in hitting in heimer, Pr 3c, 134.; Betty Mierze- I point will be awarded for each year-round play. against T 4, :57 to 24. Clammer
41 with an average of .35?. jewski, PR 3c, 124; Lacey Imelda nine and another point for the Guard play was excellent with VF, hit the basket 10 times from
Two of the flashiest lumi- PR 3c, 90, and Georgiana May, PR eighteen. six capers receiving special mention the floor and three times from
cage 3c, 90 Coulombe of TTR Division
naries of the present NAS season and Sullivan of Bks. 2 had
A banner will be awarded the I just
were Chaplains Ned Iverson and 'I Parachute loft for the achieve- Cmdr. HagbergWill enough to win the coveted first Playoff Standings
George Felder, Jr. In the main team spots. Tram \t.n Lost Pet
ment. VPB 2 ((1) 7 1 .875
station basketball tourna-
open I Right on the heels of the first
Ensign Anne Van Weatrenen. assistant VF 6 1 .851
ment, the Chaplains played for Recruit WAVES athletic and Welfare Coach NavyCmdr. team was the classy all-star second VPB 2 ((2) 6 1 .&33
Center and Docks & Ferries 6 2 .750
consistently averaged -
officer, was in charge of the team, composed of Forwards Vincent Hospital 3 3 .500
15 points a game. On hot Oscal Emil (Swede) Hag- Bks. 55, and Coleman, Bks. A & R 3 4 ,429
nights, either one or both could league.FINAL STANDINGS berg of Folansbee, Wi Va., has 5; Center Stevens, Bks. 2; and Recruit Center 3 4 .429
reach 20 O & U
points. W. L. Guards McKiernan, Bks. 4, and 2 6 ,,250
Hats off to Lt. (jg) Joseph Parachute Loft 17 4 been named head football coach at Zlmmock Bks 6. Seaman T-4 Guard 3 6 .2)1):
hay, athletic officer of Operations. A and R "A" 15 6 the U. S. Naval Academy succeeding Third team berths went to For- Marine Barracks 0 7 .000
vnthetlc I 12 9
I. Lt. (} Operations Officers, winners of theAdmiral's 9 12 TTQ; Center Lester, Bks. 6; and the foul circle for a total of 23
Recently returned from subma-
Cup trophy. In collegeLt. VPB B 8 13 points Kaiser had 14 points and
Guards Smock, Bks. 2, and Ber-
( ) center the VPB "A" 7 14 rine duty in the Pacific, Cmdr. 12 to
jg Hay played on A and R "B" 6 15 tolaml, Bks. 3. Biggins help out. Croppergot
Northwestern university eleven He Hagberg reported to the Academyfor 10 points for T 4,

wag a member of the' Big Ten 12 Teams In Bowling;; duty as an Instructor in the de- O and G won 49 to 41 from the
championship team in 36. PlayoffFor strong Recruit Center entry.
of Jini O'Connor Was HereIn
partment foreign languages.
Sharp eyed bowlers sent the pins Commandant's Shields had 11 baskets and one
crashing into the bulkheads in the Cup Born In Pennsylvania Exhibition Yesterday free throw while Ferko got four
first round of the Commandant'sCup Teams now In the playoffs for
A native of Pennsylvania, he baskets and two free throws to
the Commandant's Cup bowling Jinl O'Connor, U. S, woman's
playoffs on Monday Person- lead their 0 and G teammates.
Bethany
all athlete
was an around at
nel out to take the first place A title areA: and R, Personnel, VF, amateur table tennis champion, O'Qulnn with 16 points and Bishop
and R team in the playoffs, did T 4, VO-VCS. VPB 2(1). Docks- (W. Va.) college before entering gave an exhibition yesterday in with 12 were high for the losers.
Just that-In a clean sweep. Per- Ferries, Boathouse, 0 and 0, the Academy in 1928. He the main station auditorium.Miss Docks-Ferries beat the Marine
sonnel set three NAS playoff records Storekeepers. Marine Barracks and played end and fullback on the : O'Connor, a native of New Barracks 44 to 28 as Hambrick
VM: The winner will be decided Navy team three and also Jersey, is on tour of military campsin connected for 18 points and Kauf
George Herrin Sp (M) 2c had a within the next two weeks. years the south at the present time. man for 12. Price notched 10
-"'= won his varsity letter in lacrosse Her opponents here in the ex-
high three game total of 657onthe points for the Marines.
basis of 233 197 and 227 Lieut. At Lakehurst Following graduation in 1931, hibition were WAVES Bett Vinson VF took a 41 to 33 decision fromA
games. Personnel had it high sin- Singer Cmdr. Hagberg helped coach the AMM3c, of A and R; Eleanor :Murray and R. Clammer and Biffins
g gle game total of 1014 and a high Lieut. Milton Singer, former Pacific fleet eleven in 1932, and Sp (S) 3c; and C. A. Nadeau, with 12 and 11 points respectivelywere
three game total of 2888. center for the New York football in 1933 and 1934, was end coach at Y2c and J. H. Allison SK 3c. high men for VF. Demkow-
Chief Yeoman George Thorne, Giants is now stationed at the the Academy. He was head junior Miss O'Connor appeared here ski Coggeshall and Woodbury each
VF 4, had the high single game U. S. Naval Air Station. Lake- varsity coach in 1936. head coachof through the cooperation of the had 6 for A and R.
p.. of the first round. 236. hurst, N. J. He was stationed hereIn the Plebe team in 1937 and line Salvation Army USO of Jacksonville Hospital won the*closest battle
".. Seaman Guard sta.gffi'one of 1942. I coach of the Junior varsity in 1939. Continued. .
*n page
sere
the major surprises In the tnaln
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station basketball tournament
which operate on Friday nightsIn : Operations Officers Dominate Officer Sports And Win Admiral's Trophy
f the> gym when they upset the
smooth, working VF 4 team, 32 a
I to 28 last week Defeated In five

starts Seaman Guard beat one T M E
l of the best teams In the tourney z a t f

1 and looked like a top-notch out
fit In doing It.

Probably the best long shot 7 ;
among NAS basketball players is
Starkman a corpsman at the Hospital -
A freshman at Brooklyn college 3
before the war. Starkman is
tall and gangly on the court. He T
seems to swish the basket with a* t.
I much ease from mid court as from
near the basket When he gets his
' feet together and is set, watch out. .
I Seen in Ship's Service the other '. tit.
day was Lt. I pint sized star of the '41-42 NAS ;

basketball team. Lt. (Jg) Jenkins
has completed a tour of duty as
r2r
an instructor at NAS St. Louis. ?
I
r 1 The best brother combination on
the Station is playing basketball ti
i for VP B 2 (1). J. R. and C. New-
I ham. forwards, are spearheads in
f VPB 2 l's quest of the Come -
mandant's Cup and main station y,
1 open basketball titles.
( --%- >*----- -
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Jim Mello fullback r .f
line-splitting
: :
:
'f of the Notre Dame football team ,. <:
.! last season, is an apprentice sea- Proudly displaying the Admiral's Trophy won by the Operations officers In a 12 month competition among 24 officer teams Is Lt. (jg)
man at the Naval Training Station Joseph Hay unit athletic officer. First row. 1. to r. are: Lieut. William T. Hardaker, Lt. Jg) Joel F. Williams, Lt. (Jg) John Golembeske,
Great Lakes, Ill. He Is in company Comdr. Harry R Carson, Lieut. David K. E. Elliott, Ensign M. C. Howard, Ensign Alfred N. Peters und Ensign Leonard T. Hay Secondrow
i 169. With Mello is apprentice seaman I I. to r. are Lieut. William D Stark Lieut. Alexander Kroll Ensign Lee T. McHugh, Ensign John A. Wilson Lieut. James McCoy,
Jim Hanlon, his understudy Ensign Walter S. Albright. Lt. (jg) James A. Spraggins and Ensign Robert Scofield. The Trophy was presented to Operations by Rear
t. at fullback. Admiral Andrew C. McFall, Chief of Naval Air Operational Training, last Saturday.
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24 February, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

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. Air Tight Games ProspectEor I Candid Camera Catches Squadron Scenes



Friday Cage Tournament i IWllFS


Friday night promises to be another banner occasion in the ,

main station open basketball] tournament with four air tight I

games in nrosoect.
CJO ei n N NATTC-Docks Ferriea -
has been shifted to the Train
ing Center where the Raiders will Two NATTC Teams
play their first tournament game
before a home audience.
As. the teams .head Into the Earn Split WithStanding

, ,. 'Aonly two
.., ",f!' 'c aneeee. < catching theundefeat. d BowlersTwo

: 4amee Frldb

VPB a w>V uvr':'r..t;< l.vJ.at! { ISMS NATTC Officers' bowling '
,*raan Guard'v .' VPB 3. UK,at 1730 teams Journeyed to Camp Bland-
"
.A R vs. CNTis.,. 1830Rectult't last
ing
*8terroa,, I..t..t.t.t Friday night and after being
.Docks YerTIea. W N QC. .lelaitl930 royally entertained- by their
,. hosts, broke even in two matches

Ana quintet. Docks Ferries, with the Army officers.
_hick will have its big opportunity The Navy's second team took
and Squadron VPB 2 (1)) the Army bowlers in two out of
ve each won four games while three games to bring home half
ing two.Docks of the bacon, while the first team
dropped two, winning one.
Ferries has two high scor- ?
High man for the NATTC rollers
ers irxHambrick and Starkman but was Chief Radio Electrician J.
NATTC can retaliate with Bittner, Baltusnik with a three game totalof
Freer, Taft and Kebba.If 509 pins. Lieut. (Jg) I. Kull
NATTC were to lose its final was second high with 506. Both

three contests, something very un- were on the first team, other mem- The sailors at the squadrons not only fly, but they keep 'em flying, too, Here are some squadron
likely, either Docks Ferries or VPB bers being Lieut. (Jg) C. Seely, 464, scenes from this Station, ((1) A ground crew, aided by a derrick, hauls a Kingfisher from the St Johns
2 ((1) could claim the title by win- Ens. G. E. Fry 443, and Lieut H. to terra firma; (2)) Towed by a hangar tractor, a PBY is being retrieved after flight. The crew must
ning its final three contests. Rltcheson with 403 wade out into the river and attach port and starboard wheels to this Catalina Flying Boat before pull
Spectators left the gym last Loose Has 488 Series ing her from the water; ((3) The air gunners are the "Dead-eye Dicks" of the Navy and upon their firing
week talking about the closenessof Second team bowlers and their aim often rests the fate of the plane and the men in it; ((4)) It's not a "no man's land" for here you see
every game. scores were Lieut. (Jg) E. W. WAVE AMMSc Mary Whittler at work in Engine Overhaul; ((5) From the tip of their nose to the tip of
NATTC overcame Cecil Field'shalftime Loose 488; Ens. D. W. Christiansen their tails, planes receive thorough checkups and expert handling by the beet mechs in the world; (6)
29 to 23 lead but not be- 481; Lieut. M. G. Karow, 441; Being a member of the beach crew is not all beer and skittles by a long shot. Donning rubber suits and
fore the Cecil team had throwna Lieut. L. Kielpinski, 412; and high boots, the beach crew Bluejackets dunk themselves in the river to attach wheels to the incoming
genuine scare into the 'league Lieut. S. Mitchell, 392. PBY's bound for the hangars.
leaders. The final score was 46 Top roller for the Army was
to 37. Furr with six baskets and Lieut. Crumbaugh with a fine 601
Slider with four were high for score. Col.: Walter E. Smith com It Was Just A Station Leads
I
Cecil while Bittner with eight bas- manding officer of the Service Job So We Did It A Busman'sHoliday
kets and Taft with -seven led the Command at handing, extended a I
Raiders. hospitable welcome including an Continued from page one I All Others in
Celestial Navigation Training excellent culinary repast and all one of the men chosen to teach

won its second game in a row I other incidentals, the returning American maintenance methodsfor
beating Docks-Ferries minus the Navy bowlers reported. patrol planes to the British. WITH THE FIFTH ARMYIN Sale Of BondsCash
services of Hambrick 44 to 36 in -Wi! When the Japs struck at Pearl ITALY-Driving up to the

an overtime. The game ended in a XATTC BATltETBALL Harbor their Squadron was at front, Sgt. Frank Bradford of ..
34 to 34 tie when Starkman of STANDINGS other base, en route to an-I La Junta, Colo., was startled toMe Issues In Fourth
Docks-Ferries connected with a squadron stationed at a third two sailors up ahead slog-
long shot in the final seconds. Cir- Division Ship's Company W. L.; Pet. When they got the dispatches they I I ging along the muddy road. War Loan Drive Reach

browski, center for CNT, person- ++8-1 6 0 1.000 I knew what was coming, and they Bradford gave them a lift, and Total Of $209,756.25
ally accounted for the CNT 44 to 8 1 :.889 didn't have long to wait. They tooka found they had decided to take ,
36 victory by dumping in five bas TTF iim) 3 3 2 2 .600.600 terrific shelling from off shore, their shore leave to see what it This Station's War Bond
Office
kets in the overtime. His point to- TTT 3 3 .500 but 'the Japs couldn't land their was like on the battle line.
tal of 28 was a record for the TTG-1 (TTX) 3 3 .500 troops. The Marines let them in The Associated Press reportedthe issued more bonds during the
tournament. Starkman had 19 for TTR TTA-1 2 1 4 3 .333.250 close, then literally blew them incident. month of January than any other
the losers. I TTP 1 7 ..125TTH apart. Both Hughes and Guess say Naval Air Station in the nation
,
Squadron VPB 2 (1)) had an easy I (d) 0 :5 .000 that this was the greatest show of
AEM according to a recent Plan of the
& team School marksmanship they ever hope to
time of it with an A R Naval Officer
Barracks W. r.;. Pet.
Day announcement. Cash issues
which was having an off night, 17 1 0 1000 see.
winning 35 to 27. The Newham 18 1 0 1.000 Half an hour after the shelling during the Fourth War Loan drive
brothers werhot for the winners, 11 20 1 0 1 0 1.000.000 ended, the squadron got its ordersto May Serve As totaled $$209,756. In addition to
C. Newham getting 13 points andJ. 21 0 1 .000 take off. Just before the Japs these issues 86 per cent of all naval -
R. collecting eight. Bishop, the 18 01 ,.000 arrived the squadron had been augmented personnel are purchasing bonds
center, had nine. Coggeshall and Tint Regiment by two brand new PBY-5, Notary PublicAll through the allotment plan.
Helewski had eight apiece for A Barracks 5 W.8 r 1;. Petty flown in by the Ferry Command, According to the report from
and R. 3 64 .600 but originally destined for the the Coordinator for War Bonds this
A Seaman Guard team, which 1 4 b ,.500 Dutch Navy. One of these planes, officers of the Navy, Marine Station ranked second among the
was hotter than any pistol's ever 2 6 36 .333.444 and two of those attached to the Corps and Coast Guard, including Naval Air Stations of the country
been, checked the smooth workingVF 4 7 .222 squadron were completely knockedout retired and reserve officers on active in efficiency index during January
quintet 32 to 28. Seaman I Fourth Regiment and the rest badly damagedby with a mark of 143.1. Pensacolawas
Guard held a halftime lead of 23 Barracks W. L. Pet shell fire. However, orders were duty, of the ranks of Lieut in first place with an efficiency
to 14. Wilson with 12 points and 55:56 l 62 o i.750.ooo to fly every plane that could be (Jg), First Lieutenant, and above. index of 158.2.It .
Turner with 11 paced the Guards- 51 43 .571 gotten into the air for immediate have been designated to have the was also announced by the
men while Kaiser with 10 markersled 54 3 3 .500 repair. The need for patrol planeswas general powers of notaries publicin Coordinator that Navy War
52 1 :5 .167 the administration of oaths the Bond Hales in totaled
the losers. acute, so they had to get go- ; January
VPB 2 (2) won from Recruit -ri| ing and fast. Troubleshooters execution and acknowledgment, $30,070,575. This compare with
Center on a 'forfeit. FINAL NATTC OFFICERS' Hughes and Guess were assignedto and attestation of instruments and hales of $15U':,513 in January,
StandlnJ1'v. I BOWLING LEAGUE STANDING the new Dutch plane. She had papers, and the performance of all 1913, and of $2,682,927 in January .
J,. League StandingsTeam been hit, and part of her wing other notarial acts, pursuant to an 1912.
Docks Ferries 4 6 2IPS 0 W. r.;. Pet structure torn away but they fig- act of Congress approved 9 April, Of the January 1944 sales, $16-
2 It) 4 2 QilKadp. 18 a ..857A ured that Lt. Lund, who was to 1943. 242,593.75: represented bond purchases
Field 3 3 Radio& VV 13 15 6 8 .714.619 fly her. could get her off. It was This authority should be exer- by civilian employees par
ilt R Center :fl 3 3 3 AGO. 11 10 .524 2200 when they got the plane on cised only for persons in the naval ticipating in the payroll savings
2 (2) 2 4 Marines 11 7 10 14 .:.524.3.13Uombslght : the ramp, less than an hour after service or for civilians connected plan. This participation equalled
2 4 6 15 ..286TTT the shelling ended. Then Guess with the naval service in some ca 92.1 per cent for an average investment
8man' Guard 1 1:5 5 3 18 ,143 spotted real trouble. pacity. On any instrument in con- of 13.3 per cent of gross

4 --- Team Averages& "Holy Joe-there's a hole in the nection with which notarial service( pay.War
,Games Pin A\g.: is rendered the signature of the officer bond purchases by Navy
this hull
bottom of
Brigade 180 27.777 154 you can get
WAVES And Sailors Bowl A & W 180' 27,374 152 your head through. She won't be should be followed by his personnel since the bond programwas
AGO 165 24,635 :149 rank and branch of service and the inaugurated in October 1941,
able to float, much less take off.
At Main Station TonightWAVES TTR Mailnes 165 180' 2"23311" ,608 :141 142 All Hughes replied was, "The hell words, "Authority Act of Congress through January 1944, totaled
April 9, 1943." In all cases where 5436,461,858. At the end of January
and enlisted of Bombsight 180 24,617 137 she won't. That hole's gonna be -
men
TTT 180 24,247 133DUp. the place of execution of an Instru- there were 1,836,916 allotmentsand
main station 'win Join forces to1tJl 180 plugged up if I have to sit on it.
f41ttlee1r ment may not be divulged for military payroll savings pledges for
night In, admixed doubles bowling Final 10 high bowlers *' And that's Just what he finally
reasons, such place shall be bond purchases, and substantial
matches in the audi- bowling league who participated in 75 had to do!
at'thealleys
." per cent or more of league games. designated as "With the armed increases over December were reg
.. torium. ', ./* The only time they lost was a
Pins the United States."
Name- Games A\g forces of istered by all branches, these increases
..Pairings .wlthj:.WAVES named moment of futile search for something -
Lt. Mg) C. Seely 36 5.998 167 in allotments alone gave
first are: Albrechta and Rolll; Lt. C Sehmltt 33 5.421 164 with which to fill the hole. the
total
Navy a of :
Zeltner 'and COhen; Hartwig and };nl. D. W. Christiansen 36 5816 162 The alrcrewmen did not bother to LONDON (CNS-New steel- Marine 1,035,885;
36 5.704 158 Corps 142,835: and the
Ens. G. E. Fry
'; Berfcei Adanu and 'Ingram; Mar- Lt. L. V Kielpinski 33 5.159 156 inform Pilot Lund or the officer lined flak helmets, a more com- Coast Guard 61082.
" lott and.Robert': Mlsenheimer and Lt. S. Mitchell 34 5.303 156 aboard. When the plane was readyto fortable headgear than the old tin
r'J" and Stuck; Bowman and ThieL C.H.E. J. Baltusnik 30 4,656 153 slide into the water, Hughes hats have been issued to all AAF -
Dowling and O'Donnell New- Lt.Lt: H.(1g( )Rlteheson J. COKSWell 33 29 4577 4410: 152 153 doubled a canvas hammock over combat crews operating out of'' Jet Plane Flies
hauser and Hupka; Hinkle and Mc- Lt. <)JS) R. Weems 31 4.606 149 the opening and plopped himself England.
Closkey; Whitfield and Stock; down right in the middle of it, I Without Propeller .
risholm and Fife; Plummer and while Guess braced against the Guess.
lsandro; Gorman and Perkins; 3 Quintets Battle For LeadIn keel shoved for all he was worthto WASHINGTON (CNS) The

atch and Herrin; Holman and I Commandant's Cup Loop keep Hughes in place. Hughes, The 1200-mile flight to must War Department has announcedthe
ore; Graef and Gidley. who played fullback on the Great have seemed a long one. The dam- development of a sensational
-Wi! Continued from page six Lakes Wonder Team of 1927, is a aged plane had to fly at great alti- new type of propellerless fighter

AlA Ping-Pong Match'its of the week on a last minute pretty rugged guy, but he took a tude because her red Dutch insignia plane, powered by Jet-propulsion
bucket by Eldridge, making the terrific spanking as the tempo of resembled Jap markings. engines, which will soon be in
-, Boden SmithTwo score 42 to 41 over Seaman Guard. the waves increased. He stuck it Neither Hughes nor Guess had production at airplane plants in
vs. Polleck had 15 points and El- out as the big plane roared over been able to locate their flight jackets '' the U. S.
speedy table tennis artists, dridge 12 for the Hospital. Wilson's the water steadily gathering-speed. in the haste of taking off. 'I' The new plane is capable of
Daniel Boden, Y3c, TTT, and Corp. 16 points gave him first place After traveling about 350 yards Both were in shirt sleeves, wet "extreme speed" and flight at high
R. F. Smith TTF, have slashed among Seamon Guard scorers and attaining a speed of about 70 and shivering from the cold wind altitudes and marks a revolutionary
their way into the finals of the Docks-Ferries won a close one miles an hour, Lt. Lund shot the which poured in through the shell advance in aeronautics, the
NATTC enlisted men's ping pong from T 4, 35 to 30. Hambrick's 11 plane into the sky to avoid hitting holes. Incidentally, Hughes had no WD revealed. Already it has
tournament and will battle for the points topped the winners in scor- I another flying boat. It was a phenomenally desire to nit down. When one of passed experimental tests successfully
title Friday night at the audito incwhllo: Cropper and Scheid had short take off, and a the officers asked him why, he and has been flown in the
rium. eight each for T 4. I great break for Hughes and said, "It's a painful tale." U. S. and England by test pilots.


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)I Gal Gunners At NATTC A. G. 0. School I Watches Over Landing Field I

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Ily Ens. Elizabeth Adam
Aviation Gunnery Officers' School
'I "If you can drive a car you'll
get along alright at A. G O. .:
t tS r school," they told us at the Bu-
reau.
e So we felt somewhat secure, be-
ing the kind of girls who not only
drove cars, but who knew how to
change tires, what gears were, how
s to strip those same gears, and i\- ;, ;
10 how not to strip them, and that '
there was something called a dif-
ferential which was very vital toa '
car's operation.But '
all that has changed. Where
once a block slid down into a > t tN
groove simply because they were I. :" .
at the same spot at the same timeit 1
now cams down. Where once a
pulley was s' nply a pulfey-it's : e
now a sheave. Where once a tor- \

I* to r Lt (Jg-l Alice Rand, Ens. Elizabeth Adams and Ens Emily pedo to put was it a simply projectile, wound which you and, _'....n.. .- .o
Farnum, WAVE officers at the Aviation Gunnery School NATTC, up
get their share of synchronizing, bore-sighting and re-arming. set on its way, expecting it to de- By day and night WAVES in the control tower of this Station give
tonate when, and if it hit some- instructions to all planes using the landing field, Georgene Hall, Sea
thing-it's now full of valves and man First Class of Great Falls Montana is shown watching a fighter
THRILLS AND SPILLS MARK flasks parts.and tubes and innumerableother plane as it circles to land.
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CAREER OF MARINE M. A. The attitude the Gal of Gunners the students varies.toward Personal Radio And Cable Messages

There's the "get away, I'll do it.
(By Pvt. Herb Johnston Jr., You don't need to know this" type, May Go To Men In Overseas ServiceA
U. S. M. C. R.) who will let hoid a wrench and
;you
Breathes there a man with soul Quiz Contest try to see through him while you're world-wide communications system which for the first
so dead, loading a bomb truk. And there's time will permit persons in the United States to send personal
Who never to himself has said- ANSWERS the "You asked for it" type, who'llsit radio and cable messages to most Navy, Marine Corps and
that the minute that
"Boy, was idly by while not
you carry one Coast Guard stationed
personnel overseas was recently inaugurated
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seemed a year! (QUESTIONS ARE PRINTEDON but two .50's from the airplane
Corporal D. Sellers tells of eight PAGE 3.) wing to your work bench, and then according to a Navy Department announcement.
such! minutes; eight desperate min- the type, God bless him, who'll do I The Navy system, similar to
utes during which he dangled, head 1. Eight. his share while you do yours. Chaplain Marken's that which has been in use by the
down, from a fast flying plane at 2. "A" is false (The Mayo Never send a gal to do a man's I Army for some time, is based on
ten thousand feet. clinic is in Rochester, Minnesota.) work, they like to say--but we can Brother Praised the assignment of coded cable ad-
Corporal Sellers is :Master at 3. Doe. remember the day they sat in a Continued from pale one dresses to each Navy postal number -
Arms of Barracks 61, MAD", and 4. Moscowe is not spelled withan class on electricity, being superior and nearby states, believe it ban for which cable service is available -
though his adventures and close "e" on the end of it. about elemental nature :yet not I' the finest chaplain In the U. S. Commercial telegraph cable
shaves as astunt flier, parachute 5. February. one week later they spent two. Army," Knlckerbotker wrote. and radio offices have been pro-
jumper, and auto racer would 6. Air Medal. hours ground their circuit on apiece "lie Is Lt. Col. DC Loss I, Mar- vided with a list of these coded
amaze even the author of Super- 7. Sullivan held the title from of wood, wondering all the ken, 47, who before he joined the addresses and will accept messagesfor
man, he mentions his hobbies just 1882 to 1892. time why their 20mm. wasn't fir- Army had served 13 years a* the transmission.
as calmly as he tells his boys 8. Madison, Polk, Lincoln, Mc- pastor of the College Avenue The new cable service has been
they've won the "E" again. Kinley, Wilson, Franklin D. Roose ing.And then the instructors How Christian Church In Des :Moines, established. under the guidance of
"Well, there I was," drawled the velt. could they eject humor into the Iowa. the Director of Naval Communica-
Corporal. "I couldn't get up and I 9. True. classrooms without calling upon I "Chaplain Marken said the medical tions. Most of the Naval personnel
couldn't get down. I had been 10. True.Chief the Waves ? There's the one who corps agreed with him that the I required to handle the traffic in
scheduled for a delayed, double- likes to talk about ernaulli and mere presence of a chaplain with this country will be enlisted wom-
t' chute jump, but by first chute his theory-and then lighten the the wounded saved many lives It I en of the U. S. Naval Reserve,
opened prematurely and became Has Served subject with an illustration, for the decreases shock and encouragesmen some of whom will be stationed at
) fouled in the tail assembly." gals, of the perfume atomic r bear- who think they're going to I the outgoing "gateways" throughwhich II
\ "The release buckles were out of ing out the principle, only more die. the cables are routed over-
I reach six feet above by head," the Navy Since 1882SAN dangerously. And he who tries to 'Picture a wounded man ly- I seas.
I, affable M. A. continued, "and after present the subject so that the ing alone on the battlefield, all I
I trying unsuccessfully to get ati dumbest WAVE can get it, and alone,' said Marken, 'He calls and I
i i them by climbing hand-over-hand, DIEGO, Calif ChielBoatswain's .. then excepts present company. no one comes He's sure ne is goingto Marines Stationed Here
I finally managed to cut loose with | Mate George Sander Fellow students are pleased die. And if someone didn't come
I my pocket knife. I fell approximately son reported here recently and t It when we make good grades i in to him he might well die. It's a Are Among Top Air Aces
1 7,000 feet before opening marked his first visit to San Diego exams jus. so these good grades wonderful thing to crawl out
I 4 1 my second 'chute. After all my as a Navy man since 1887 when are one point below theirs Higher through the wire and comfort a Two outstanding fliers now bas-
j jump had been delayed eight min- I the veteran salt came in aboarda we're Eager Beavers, lower, noth- boy who thought he was forgottenby ed on this Station. Lieut. Col. John
utes; a few more seconds didn't sloop of war. ing more can be expected of us. all and must face death alone.' I F. Dobbin, and Capt. Kenneth A. i
matter." Chief Sanderson is 82 the old- But we've learned a lot at "Marken knows He has done it I Walsh, were mentioned in a recent II
Since 1935, Sellers has made almost -I est man on active duty in the school-and will be able to sprin- and he holds the Legion of Meritas I Navy Department announcementas
one hundred jumps, including armed forces of the Allied Nationsas kle our conversation with lots of official recognition for the work being among America's "acesof
appearances at National Air Races. far as is known here. He is salty terms like "white-line," "zero which thousands of boys in the aces."
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His daredevil career started out serving in his third war. shot" "mil-sight," and "apparentwind 34th division have long rewarded "Captain then First Lieutenant -
I -as a sort of "earn while you learn" I I Ten gold hash marks cover most deflection." with their gratitude. ) Kenneth A. Walsh of 1222
plan brought him fame and fortune I I of the arm of the chief, who And no r. tter what our job, "I asked Marken what he did Newton Street. N. E. Washington. ,
throughout the western and mid- stands only four feet, 11\ inches when we finish school, we'll have when he found a Catholic boy dying D. C., also a winner of the Medalof
western states. Then in 1941, a I tall. He has been in the U. S. some idea of the field man's prob- There are five Catholic chap Honor, was a member of the
.plane crash which occurred while I Navy on active duty or retired lems-cause we've had our sharein lains and 10 Protestants in the first squadron to go into action
he was en route to join the Air status since 1882. synchronizing boresighting and 34th, but death doesn't wait fora with the Corsairs," said the Navy
Corps, hospitalized him for nine Chief Sanderson, better knownas rearming.-even to the disappearance boy to choose. Department, "and he had 20 vic-
11 months His injuries prevented his Sandy, says the young men In of our tools. 'We Protestants always carrya tories to his credit when his squadron -
continuance as a flyer, but he was the Navy today are just as good However, just one thing. The Catholic prayer book and Cath- was relieved."
determined to join the Marines. As seaman as the old-timers ever first person who greets us, like it olic chaplains carry Protestant Lieut. Col. Dobbin, according
soon as he was feeling fit, he enlisted were. He joined the Merchant Marine was brand-new, with Pistol prayer books,' Marken explained.'If the Navy Department, was credit
1 I as a private, finally arriving ,, when he was 13 years old, Packln" Mamma" is likely to find I find a Catholic boy about to with downing a dozen enen i
at the Jacksonville base. I and enlisted in the Navy seven out that isn't all we pack. die but conscious, I ask him to I planes
t "The stunt flier has had his I II years later.Admirals. repeat a Catholic prayer of contrition Cot Dobbin is training offic ,
day," the Corporal observed somewhat Yarnell, Leahy and They all know one. But if he's I of a squadron here while Cap
'/ wistfully. Reeves were shipmates of Sandys Yard Dept. too weak to do it I read one slowlyto Walsh is a fighter Instructor. .
r He added, however that his pals I aboard the USS Oregon when they him and if he can he repeats it
bf the barnstorming days were not were midshipmen from the Naval with his lips. I I I
Chiefly concerned with the busi- Academy. He has also served with NewsThe 'Once you have taught a soldier I I windows and a pipe organ to worship

.... ness of giving spectators a few I Capt. Henry Gearing, commanding to pray' said Marken, 'you !' in the god.world There's to learn no to better know place God
thrills; rather they were and are officer of the Training Station. have helped him win over fear and I "
primarily interested in the ad- here, and also with the Captain's high spot of the week was any other base emotion.' than a foxhole.
vancement of aviation. To that father. the party given a: the Pines last "There I* no ceremony about Knickerbocker recounted in soma \
cause they have made great contributions I "I'm still a young man who loves Wednesday. by Mr Nelson's BoatHouse the conversion to Christ of a soldier detail the experiences of the chap-. f,
;' Many of them are combat the Navy," the Chief Boatswain's organization; 20 Waves on the! battlefiekl. Its sign lains among the'wounded and dy- f
pilots; others, as instructors, Mate says. "That's why I requested from! the Wave Regiment were the might not be noticed hj a pa.suerby. ing, and described in some detail
are giving younger men the benefit the special consent of the guests of honor. The music, dancing Its sign Is prajer-not an alumifeum cfbsa* an aluminum !
I of their valuable experience.By Secretary of Navy to go back on food, drinks, and entertainment : prayer that his life may be chalice and brass box to contain
the way, when you're in the active duty." were very good. An enjoy- saved, but that he may face life communion 'Waters, all fot which'
market for a plane yourself, look -'.+ able evening was spent by all. or death with courage. were made frora!- on> implements
him up. Ho plans to sell them. The yard depts. noted outdoor 'These boys learn to know God. of war, including .Italian.German 1
PLAY-PEN1 wanted Any size, shape authority Mmlc O. L. Moss
gives and American materials.
or description, preferably without ipllnt l You know you don't need colored
rs attached. Call \Valkei. Phone! this advice 10 all would oe out- -
Ball And I kitter 7-6107 / doorsmen: "Be very careful in removing iENSiGNSWERE O-N
I .honey from a honey combor THE SPOTA
Top Daddy Derby says Shorty. "She's only one the bees will sting you." Moss '
Continued from pare one I month old and I have trouble remembering speaks with authority for this doughty Captain; of a U. S. destroyer was deeply suspicious of
lias five girls and two boys. her name Ah, I haveIt same sad experience befell him last a couple of new ensigns who were assigned to his \ship! because he S
Ball, who is 38, wa a machinist Barbara Ann" week while visiting with his brother knew that tile) had completed their whole course of training/. a
In a hosiery mill at Highpoint Hall Is the second sailor uncovered in Southside few months He was a member of the old school and believed that
X. C., before he enteredthe here with seven children. Cox'n Alfred H. Heinz and Mrs. nobody could be a good officer unless he had spent all of his life at
Navy two months ago. The David Hitter AS, of Recruit Heinz proudly announce the birth sen. One day, when his ship was wallowing In a terrific tttorm In mid-.
Bally of High Point are: Center, has four girls and three of a baby girl. Congratulations.Where ocean, he singled out one of the new ensigns t 1\11"6. Clara Hall, wife. bojs. Hitter i"I from Lakeland, are the cigars? out the ship's!' position.The \ .
X Wilma Attree, aged 14, The commandant's band has young ensign thing to the rail while wave after wave swept
I. Sanford, Jr., 12. 1la.The Jar Air New" Is staginga moved from barracks "D" to new over the deck anti did the best that he could. Finally he staggered
France Rebecca, 8. "Daddy Derby" and any officer quarters in Bldg. 610. This enables below and presented\ the results of his computation to the captain.
Dorothy 1larl8.. or enlisted man with seven them to carry on their musical ac- The captain IIIhadlt'd l the" report for a moment and the shadow( of Ii
Oeraldlne, 4. or more children Is Invited to tivities In more congenial surroundings smile trembled" at the corner of his Up. Then he drew himself up
i i Thomas Avery, 2. rail the Station newspaper, telephone and also gives greater: to his full Fix feet three "Take off your hat, sir," he! Iwllowol at
f "And I have! to stop and think numfore! 8312. The deadlinefor scope for the artistic developmentof the confuse ensign. "I see by your findings that we are In the very
rH, minute on the youngest one," culling is Thursday, 2 March. I potential musical abilities. j middle of Westminster! Abbey.











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