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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 1, 1944
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 2, No, 11 1 June, 1944



An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


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




:'1 REAR ADMIRAL MCFALL PRAISES BOND PROGRAM




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OH'icer and enlisted personnel of this Station assembled in formationin the top of the flag pole at the handshell. Top left ( inset ) is Rear Admiral

front of the hand hell here Monday morning: to witness the presentation A. (.'. McFall who presented the pennant to ('apt. W. AV. Smith (inset ),

of the Chief of Naval Air Operational Training: War Bond allotment top right, commandant. At the lower center (left) is a miniature view;

pennant to NAS Jacksonville and satellite fields. At the left above is a of the design on the pennant while at the right, lower center, is Lt. (jg)

.. general view of the crowd, taken from atop the Administration building: Helen 'lemson, War Bond issuing agent on the station

while at the risrht! is a photo of the pennant just before it was hoisted to
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Christian SpiritIs ; It Was Team Play That Pushed "Ball" Over I I Hot Reception Is



Essential At Goal He Tells Assembled Service Men ; I I Given Aircrewman



Peace Conference"If Capt. Smith Accepts Flag For His CommandColorful In Frozen AlaskaNavy


aircrewman John .T, Gor.
the United Nations military ceremony anda don of Ozone Park L. I., N. Y.,
address was the first in the nation td get I throve around hint have.
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themselves to truly by
show thought-provoking he received
figures: just about the
McFall( 100 per cent participation in the The ceremonies were held at
in the Rear Admiral Andrew C. | I hottest
Christian in spirit I marked the of the allotment program," Admiral Mc noon. Rain and overcast skies that reception offered anyonentering <
presentation
building; of a new world at the Chief of Naval Air Operational Fall said. "They deserve tremen- threatened to dampen the celebration I Alaska. frigid Dutch Harbor

peace treaty, that will demonstrate Training War Bond allotment pen dous praise." : disappeared just befoie the The trouble
only with this reception
to millions that Christianity nant to the Jacksonville Naval Air Addressing the men who have program began and the sun came that it
has something be desired" Station and its satellite fields Mon- engaged in combat. Admiral Mc- out bll flV. Admiral McFall was was bombers was while presentedby

.. declared Comdr. R. R. Marken, day at the Main Station bandshell. Fall said many expect to returnto flanked in the Bandshell by high Japanese the harbor Gordonwas
senior chaplain, while addressing Admiral McFall, Chief of NAOT. action soon and "1 myself expect ranking Naval officers, includingthe I entering: on anI
members of the graduating classof presented the coveted pennant to to see it in the not too distant commanding officers of the I army"We transport threw ship. flame from
more
up
Landon High School in the Captain Walton W. Smith, Commandant future. satellite fields Comdr. Samuel:: G. that little transport," relates the
George Washington Hotel Audi- t "Buying War Bonds in wartime Mitchell of NAAS Cecil Field
22-year-old New "than
means backing up the pilots, the Comdr. Edward E. Dolecek of j Yorker
torium Monday night In praising the War lloiul effort the Japs could from three
"You young people have been Admiral McKall congratulated aircrewmen and all the others who NAGS, Comdr. William H. Ash- such ships. We used expect
hearing a lot about the essential the Commandant, the com |; are fighting the Japs and the Huns ford, Jr., of NAAS Green Cove could hands everything from W'd

freedom of speech and religion, iiiiinding officer of the satellite, j I in Europe," declared the Chief of Springs and Lt. Comdr. Melville I to get rifle.our I was on on a .50+ caliber cannon
freedom from fields, department head, and NAOT. "It doesn't make any dif- ''P. Merritt of NAAS Maypoit.I machine .
I gun."The
want and fear. "hint but not (least and l perhapn ference how anxious they are to I In receiving the pennant, Cap- Japs; were using Motif
You will be greatest of all the teams that | get at the enemy. They must have tain Smith said "I am proud of level bomber and dive! homier.
faced with the have really carried the hall In the tools to do the job. We must such patriotic officers and enlisted What little I I damage was land
put over the job as quickly as pos- "
problem that s this bond drive. personnel was done by the latter.
the hour has arrived You never can get the ball over sible and the only way to do it is They
1 "This flag, said the ComI didn't tonne in too clove In us,
i to have the materials to do it
for the the goal line unless you've got the
I mandant "is of th.Va '
out tinefire
truly Kymholic ) we were putting '
flag and the team to carry it," Admiral Mc-I with. They" get them through War the united spirit' which N the power."

cross' to face Fall told the thousands of officers i Bonds. I only worthwhile goal of the war, When the landing parties wentin
the same task," and enlisted personnel assembled i| The -Admiral, who was aboard I which M victory on Attu, Gordon's group was
he warned the before the bandshell. "I do congratulate the USS Hornet with orders to assume flying for the hut
screen
i" operation
"I know you will safeguard the I
graduates. you. command when she was sunkin I for the most part their duties were
The doors of ('ul1HlrIarken: The! pennant testifies to 90 percent October, 1942, stressed the traditions of this flag which we straight patrol through that colJ,
the world." declared Comdr. Mar- or better participation in the | value of War Bonds in the postwar are about to raise I am "sure it bleak Alaskan weather. Flying

,n." will be opened for a spiritual War Bond allotment program by world. "It is going to feel mightyfine I will never be hauled d'-' -n. through that stuff was no tea

vantage such as has never been the Jacksonville Naval Air Station to have a nest egg" he said. The Commandant complimentedLt. party in itself, according; to tha
i 'earned of before. But if the Unit- :! the Naval Air Gunners School, Na- j: "In conclusion I would like topresent (j jg) Helen Clemson of the Station radioman-gunner who is stationed
ed Nations fail to reveal a godly I val Auxiliary Air Station at Cecil | the War I to ml |pennant War Bond office for "organ-

011'\1 may God help us in the fu- Field Naval Auxiliary Air Station I, a.s a token for a job well done," izing and promoting the campaign here.While in the Radioman
|: at Green Cove Springs and the which resulted in our winning this Aleutians
I continued .\ d in i r" I McFall.; Gordon and his
.: /lice: the first "march of death"to I Naval Auxiliary Air Station at "('''ptaln Smith has shown. the pennant" probably received one of squadron the moat:

Calvary thinking people of the Mayport. These activities have exceeded leadership, the courage and the I A brief concert by the Comman- peculiar assignments ever given
world have set their faces toward the 90 per cent goal estab- qualities", we know he has andPhotographer's dant's band preceded the ceremony I to Navy squadron. They were
any
lisped last fall and at 91.6 _._ I
the elimination of cruelty, injustice | present -- ---------- -- !I and the invocation was made by detailed to evacuate and burn an
hatred and intolerance, the I per cent of the complements have Comdr. R. R. Marken, senior chap Indian "Illage."There .
speaker asserted in dealing with registered War Bond. allotments.The I lain. Captain Smith introduced Admiral was a strong possibility
of members of the Admiral single out the 1 McFall to the
the possibility bond-buying that the Japs would invade the
the uniform of theircountry Naval- Air (;limner School, commanded 1 audience which
class wearing 'Negative'It Navy included Aleutians at this point. We were tit
hy ComJr. Edward: t:. I
and meeting the enemy man'y veterans of combat. bring out the inhabitants and seek
olerck, USN, for outstanding Had .....
face to face. "Those returning to was a (" ": the whole village
Q will have their sights service In the bond effort. 4 The Photographer's :Male hudbeen
shores
our "The Naval Air Gunners SchoolDon't 10 leave. TimeSquare ",,",. brought nut a meteorologist
lifted and from contacts made in | given days' j Mustang Breaks RecordIn
I his
and wife who
was *
foreign lands they will come back; --- l looked ho good"hen he i i i'Jrnt whool l teacher, there, b..v M/. I I
Coast To Coast *
Send he HopLOS
with a broader knowledge of the : Mail To home that immediatelywired II i the Aleutian Indian.rtt"r removing J

problems that the races of the I Your "FFT" Address "" his Mjuadrou five : leave ANGELES (CMS) TheArmy's all things of value I whurned )
Marken told "Request day extension.
Comdr.
world ?.ce, P-:51 Mustang fighter plane
the village. My IItIH't'hl
I Personnel transferred from this Have had only 18 days'h'itve i |
the has established transconti-
group. a new
of
job was, course, destroying i
address included referencesto Station "For fourther transfer" In three )'paI'M. Expert: ,sea
His nental speed record by flying from r
the radio station there and I 1M
the atrocities witnessed while !! should advise their correspondentsnot duty on carrier IIMUI"| return Inglewood, Calif., near here, to my duty. The equipment was ul,- 1
in China when that'tntry to write them until they have Answer me collect.
serving I
he was New York in 6 hours, 31 minutes solele hut we wjren'tleaving t
invaded by the Japa- | received from them a permanentI Two yeomen, trwrs brimming anyway j
was and 30 seconds, beating tho ."
pre anything for the Jap*
also refei red to other first I I address to which mail can be prop- in their eye" at this tragic tale: I vious record by almost an hour. I'
in the Pacific war I erly forwarded. telegraphed> this answer: I Radioman Gordon. did a fine Job .
zones in which he served, prior toting Publishers should also. be advised "Squadron ", \.1: U heartfelt In London, British airmen were I of supplying a worthwhile recreation
i to this Station several i to hold all magazines or sympathy to yon. Sorry cannot I celebrating a new trans-Atlantic program for his squadron. So,
'iths newspapers for which they are il<> ,suiiie fur l ago.
''God forbid that free people subscribers until they have received If you twin a (v)lJlt'| l''' of |>enl for the 2,200 mile route from machine, ho added a hunch
should drink of the sweet cup of their new adreas. l ush*r* with ems*o liberty and become} intoxicatedthat No address with "FFT" Includ- you'll know it wo a profewtjnh. which slashed 2 hours and ton minutes I I stole moving; picture from every i
liberty once established is ev- il should he used as a mail air .Im"d from the olJ rec.ipj fur the source! hi? could find and. then with

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Men Laughed At Death As Christian SpiritIs "r I.' m'i\

Essential At .
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They Struggled In Water

Peace Conference t I :;::! : : I

After Sinking Of QuincyMen Centlmed from page ... .

er las ting, and we stand amidst the
silent dead of this National Ceme-
who kept fighting even as death froze them ; men who tery with the realization that the

laughed while they struggled for life in shark-infested waters. liberty gained by those who have %tI

That's the story of Chief Carpenter's Mate Jim Bryan, USN, gone before us had" about slippedout
a member of the USS Quincy and of our hands, declared Chap- 'xd
crew, now attached to VF5. lain Marken at a Memorial Day
Participating in the first attack on Guadalcanal early on address delivered Tuesday at St.

the morning of August 9, 1942, the Augustine."It .
Quincy was outlined against the i has been my privilege to
darkness by the stark light of Japanese stand with my head bowed before
flares. Then bombs whistled The Inquiring those white wooden crosses at

down from the sky, torpedoes Chateau Thierry in France. I have
sliced the water, and 28 minutes I stood before the cemeteries where
later, the cruiser trembled and slid men are buried in China, in the
beneath the waves. ReporterQUESTION islands of the South Pacific. We

"They threw everything at us stand among those who are buriedin
1 but their buck teeth," Bryan de- this National Cemetery. We are
clares. "We were repairing dam- saying to them that we shall not
age in a compartment when a torpedo : There are several come short-.the torch that has "What do you mean 'no room,' I'm the driver."

struck." He pauses! a mo- types of radio pro- been handed to us shall not be ex- -- -------- --- ----------

ment, then says quietly, "This will Cranes variety, comedy, tinguished. And we pledge anew to
give you an idea what our boys quiz, dramatic, m us teal, those of '76, of 1812 and of '65: of 23 Eligible For Membership In
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were like when that tin fish 98 and of 1917 and of 1944 that
hit, it blew an arm and a leg off news and others Which these who died have not died in Ancient Order Shipwrecked Sailors .
our 'talker.' But that boy stayed at do ydc prefer to tune in on? vain that this nation under God

hie post, still trying to do his job. ANSWERS: has risen up in a mighty Indigna- I Twenty-three men on this station or at satellite fields

"We carried him topside to get C. S. SMITH. S2c: "Comedy is tion of righteous wrath to stamp I have signified their eligibility for membership in the "An
medical aid. Just then the from the face of the earth that inhuman
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preference. One of favoritesis cient Order of Sailors of the South Seas
ship listed at a crazy angle and my my conduct that has been ex- Shipwrecked according
he slipped out of our hands into the Blind Date program. I like emplified by our enemies and to to a recent survey conducted by this paper.

the sea. That hurt that hurt." all kind of quizzes" like that doubleor i pledge ourselves this day for fu- Among.those who have i indicated that they were on a ship

A few moments later, Bryan was S nothing, SGT. one.HOWARD H. VAN ture mankind a peace and a code sunK or a plane rorcea aown in me i .

himself struggling in the water, MAAREN Marine: "I guess I like I t backed>f human behavior that shall be Pacific south of the Equator and I Boxing To Top Smokers
in and
thought
up by authority .
without a life-jacket. He swam music best. Better than west of the 180th meridian are:
for about of anything for a world to live as the Capt. J. P. Lynch, USMCR, forced
three-quarters an else. I know. I'm tired of war pro- brotherhood of in At Mason Field 8 June
man a global down off Guadalcanal Lt. Harold
when
hour, and war tiring rapidly grams. I hate them. You get fed ;
he saw dark shapes bobbing on up with the war broadcasts that day. __ ._ W. Carhart Jr., USNR; Lt. David Outdoor Victory Smokers will be '
the water. They were some of his they repeat time and time over --*SHot Berger USNR; Lt. Comdr. Harry launched at Mason Field on Friday

shipmates clinging to a life raft, and over again. They're getting' H. Barton. VO-VCS; Frank E Bin- 8 June. The weekly shows will
and when he joined them, it made saggy." Reception Is der, CBgMstr, X-l division; James I feature boxing matches, it was announced t
39 on a 19-man raft. LELAND SWERTFAGER SIc William Bryan CCM, USN, VF-5; .
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They hung on. battered by the "I like music and good jokes. Musical Given Aircrewm'nIn Olen T. Walton, AMlc, A and R; "| Meanwhile, another movie will
tea, some of them seriously wound- 'i comedies are best." Lieut. R. C. Jenkins VO-VCS I be presented at the Mainside Auditorium

c-d. Periodically they thrashed j MARION MUNDAY, HAle: "I Frozen Alaska OTU No. 1: Elbert Ralph Johnson, tomorrow in place of the
their arms and legs to fend oft like the music programs on sun- ACMM (PA), VSB-(. Cecil Field; usual Smoker. A series of special
sharks. Then, out of silence, the I day night. For instance, the Coca Continurtl from pace one Hubert Jefferson Ringer, AMM3c, shorts, "War on the Seas," "Tho
man next to the chief loosed a j Cola broadcast. I like semi-pop- appropriate fanfare, opened the Aircraft Overhaul shop 31, Lt. Battle of Midway" and three Navy-
heart-stopping scream. Bryan I ular music, like Sigmund Rom- "Joe Lutz Club." There was abso- Comdr. Geo S. Leonard NAOTC Army screen magazines will be
thinking he had been attacked, l j i berg's." lutely no reason for calling it that II staff; Cecil Murrah, SKlc. USNR, shown. Movies are slated at 1300,

gathered his waning strength and t[ DERVENT CARRICO AM3c: "I according to Gordon, it was Just NATTC disbursing: ; Hammond 1700 and 1930.
began to hoist him to the" raft."What's ',I listen to the radio once in a while one of those things. Hartley ACOM, AGO school: Wilson ----- a= ---- --

the matter? he shoutd. and when I 'do I like Jack Benny, The lumber was! "bummed" froma Homer Sandefer, ACRM, USN
(- i ,or any good comedy." Seabee outfit and in return they ARM School; 7 Days Outside U. S.

"I" was getting a cramp in my I CHARLES KLEMICK, AMM3c: were invited to attend the movies Ralph Edward Monte, C.Mus. .
]leg the boy moaned. "I don't have much chance to lis- -that is, within the limits of the PA) USN, NATTC band; Henry Entitles You To Pay

There was a roar of laughter ten to the radio. I like a good or- not-spacious Joe Lutz Club, movie William Kareff, Mus. Ic, USN, WASHINGTON. Naval
from the struggling men, and some personnel -
chestra and good music when I do palace extraordinary. NATTC band; Arthur Frank
of those who loudest are eligible for foreign duty
laughed were tune In. for Schilz C.Mus. PA USN. NATTC ,
Bing Crosby me. a ( ),
pay increase if put in sevenor
whose
men own legs hung limp they
CPL. ROBERT McMAHON, Ma- band; J. P. Smith, AOMlc, TTG;
outside the
and torn. Yale Law Grad Has more days UnitedStates
rine: "Modern dance music is my C.N.F. Brown, AOMlc, TTG;
even if the activity is incident
"I
was so disgusted, Bryan choice. I don't prefer partic- James I. Wilt, AOMlc, U. S. Naval
any Answers
smiles, "that I let go of the seat Rationing to their primary duty within
ular program, unless it be the Hit Hospital, Ward-B6; Hubert J.
of his trousers without our borders says the Comptroller
warning. Parade or something like that. I Enforcing Office of Price Administration Ringer, A and R Shop 31; V. J. General.) Men
He dunked in the drink and on temporary
,
got
don't like dramatic broadcasts, like regulations is easier Charron, Advanced Ordnance
came up sputtering. war interviews." now than it was at the start of the School. duty outside our limits and engaged
after hours of in work not related to theirU.
six
Morning came I ALEX MINIDIS, ART2e: "I like program, but there are still many One ACMM in squadron \')>nz S.
battling the sea and with it, ex- activity are entitled to the
drama, like the and In- violations of rationing and ceilings
haustion. The situation appeared Suspense Xo.l wrote that he did not want boost regardless of the time In..
Then I ner Sanctum programs. They're according to Clarence C. King, Jr., hU name in the paper, declaring volved. .
hopeless.) someone pointedand
exciting and take me out of this S2c. of this Station. "
that, 1 got no medals but
shouted "Look! I ----- --
hoarsely:
world of woe." King served as! senior enforce- have neck."
Looming welcome against the American horizon was de- I TED MEYER ART2c: "I tune ment attorney for the Florida OPA All my of these names have been Vice Admiral McCainTo
a sight: an in on comedy. Definitely! In an before enlisting in the Navy in turned over to Lt. Comdr. H. D.

stroyer.The age like this we should have a February. A native of Jackson- Mann of the NAOTC staff.If Be Replaced Soon ..
to the
men began splash tle lit-I ville, he recently transferred
laughter. was I there are others on the Sta-
water, to wave undershirts and I ART WINFREE, S2c: "I prefer from Sampson. N. Y., to this Sta- tion who are eligible for membership Secretary of the Navy James
fihout. A few moments later, the
comedy. I like Crosby better than tion a.here he has been assigned to they may communicate such Forrestal announced recently that
destroyer! drew up alongside them. the Legal Office. Vice Admiral W. Fitch
other Sinatra Aubrey will
any program. information to' the JAX AIR
The VF-5 chief has words of The sailor graduated from Van- become Deputy Chief of Naval
stinks. Operations
for the rescue'work that NEWS or, if In doubt as to elig-
praise ROY SODAHL, ART2c: "I'll derbilt in 1933 with an A. B. degree ibility, call Comdr. Mann. for Air.
followed. "They tied life-lines aboutthemselves take Crosby with Hope as guest and he received an LL.B. degree -'-TTj i_ Admiral Fitch will succeed Vice
donned Mae Vests, artist. It's strictly high humor." from Yale in '36. Admiral William S. McCain.
and dropped into the water to as- Free Dance Tickets
Admiral
Fitch
f-TTi who
GEORGE RAFUSE ARM2c: ---n qualifiedas <<
sist our lads get aboard," he said. All hands are invited to'attend a Naval aviator almost 26
I like years
"Comedy or a good play. Girls Here's A Job
From the destroyer, Bryan was ,
dances and
Friday
something with a little excitementto Saturday by after his graduation from Annapolis
transferred to a hospital ship It. I like Crosby a lot." Any girl preferably the wife ofa dropping by the Main Station Rec- was detached from duty in
where he was treated for shrapnel I TED MURPHY. S2c: "I like mu- service man with clerical and reation office and getting free the South' Pacific recently. He
wounds in his right leg. sic and am interested in news. So secretarial experience desiring tickets. The Friday dance will be served there as air commanderfor
Now Chief Bryan who has spent my ideal program would be to have employment is requested to con I staged at the City Recreation Admiral William F. Halsey
most of his 18 Navy years at sea I Bing Crosby sing the daily news tact the Ship's Service Officer, top- Service Center while the Saturday Jr
can with confidence: "I hope I side Recreation
say dispatches." building, Main Sta- shindig is at St. Paul's Parish -'
to get back into this again and tion.
HELEN SAXMAN SK2c.: "Mu- Hall. seed 1h. .I.a Air w.w. )fOIO.*'
when 1 do it'll be to I
a pleasure --------- ICPO'S
sic, just plain old music.
fiend back some of the screamingsteel popular
I'll take the Hit Parade first, not Honor Training OfficerFag"
we owe the enemy. It's different I
now" Frankie Sinatra. I like popular .
that's all."
pieces
It is different now thanks to
I THOMAS RAFTER. AMM3c
the men like the Quincy crew who :
forces I "Myself, I like concert music. I
were out "there" when our
were outnumbered and outgunnedin prefer the Sunday afternoon NBC
the Pacific. Their tenacity and program, the Saturday metropolitan -

their sacrifices held back the enemy and the" Monday Bell Telephone
concerts
until we turned the tide. I II
I LEONARD ZABAWSKI S2c: "I
like swing music.; I haven't listened -

Discharged Vets May ,i to the radio in quite a while, but
Duke Ellington is my boy" .
,Get Their Jobs Back I JANE CAMPBELL SK2c: "I
like the Saturday night barn dance
Selective Service headquarters I and Lum and Abner. I also like '
In Washington last week prescribed Amos and Andy. And I just adore I
regulations designed to guarantee Frankie Sinatra. I also like the

honorably discharged war vet- 'People Are Funny' program, be- |
erans full opportunity to return to cause it reminds me of people." t 1
their pre-induction jobs with their PIERCE DAVENPORT S2c: I ki
old salaries and working condition "Good band music and sports I t rFas S j : t1gir.
roe r
*. The veteran must apply forlie I broadcasts for me. I like sports
old job within 40 days after heM broadcasts in general. And I like :

discharged.; good name fame bands, like Good-I w <
The regulations interpreted the man, James Crosby in my favor- !,
re-ernptoyrnent rights of veterans i ite." r2 .
under the Selective Service Act HAROLD MEEHAN, AMM3c: |I 1 L4 II

and rules an employer is obliged "I prefer something: ,the style I s "
to restore the veterans' job with of Bob Hope, Red Skelton and. l fr.
old seniority and pay. A veteran anything combining music and
may not be discharged for one comedy. That's what I like." I

year after his re-employment with- PAUL HARDIN S2c: "I like

out sufficient cause, to be determined good comedy. Jack Benny, for ex thief Petty Officers of squadron VI-' (OTU) No. 4 staged a party Wednesday night 21 May In honor
by the circumstances of ample. In fact I like all entertain- of Lieut. Col. John F. Dobbin (inset), raining officer. The affair was given nt the CFO Club, and a
each specific caee ment programs." featured by a buffet dinner and other refreshments

"-- x JOHN WARD, S2c.: "Comedy for Music MM furnished by Ballard It. Austin, AEMSc; F. Crsits, Jr., 82c and Stanley U'OMO, AOMZc,
Buy, Buy War &ncJsOr me, Mac. Skelton, Benny, Hope and who made with "hot harmony" on a variety of inutrumen
all that bunch are good for enter- Sgt, T. 11. ICtan presented a *erie of moue aborts extending over a period of about 40 minute, and
Bye, Bye Freedom tainment." a general fcongfefct closed the program.







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June, 1944 SAX AIR NEWS Page Three



' Gus Nelson Knows Ships Recently Promoted To Lieute nant Commanders



With 43 Years In Navy :




.To Provide Experience ,


When Gus Nelson of New York's Hells Kitchen was a little

shaver still wet behind the ears (among other places) he k, 1 r.V .

loved the sea and everything that had to do with ships. Gus ,.

. came by his sailor leanings honestly for his father was cap- .

! tain of a full rigger and at the age of 12 he got his sea legs "',

by sailing the round trip from .
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Philadelphia" In 187 days { ,\ ..l.- I' .
Young Master Nelson tried to a .;. : ;, i

Join the Navy when he was 13, t'f "
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but was unsuccessful. He was 14 L .4 .. (
when he served aboard a ship that -t.. "; \

was carrying troops to the Philip

pines and he attempted to enlistin .
SEATTLE.--The Stethoscope, a 111 tJ
a calvary unit on the islands.
naval hospital newspaper offered 4 i
Again he failed. There are more
to who could Identify !
a prize


and mice ways Gus In with of the killing Nelson ground U. S.a became cat Navy glass than at an, however stuffing the apprentice age, out lain of won.Betty gam-art anyone arable's pictures.leg The in a chap-lay. R :f 1 i'' I 1.i 0>> \ i\\\ \



of 15. That was on 14 August, 1901. They're all smile*-ami why not? The sit I officers above, member of "Fon this Station, recently

.. Today: Chief Boatswain Nelson The Ladder were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander, and this! picture was taken at a party Friday;
i* YanJcraft Officer at the Sta- Up night 26 May, In honor of those who had advanced In rank. From left to right they are: Lt Ouindr'

tlon'i Boathouse If a Chief Paul I II. Norby, John Drown, Maynard M. Furney, Edmund I*. Coe, Herbert S. Brown and Edward A.

Ilotitiwaln wore hash stripe, Advancements In RatingsAt Monaghan. Absent from the photo but also. receiving promotions were Lt Comdre. Gone S. Cooper and

Gus would look like a zebra for Robert O. Boyd.
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NAS JacksonvilleFattened - -- ----- --
h., nerved 43 years and has been I

aboard almost every type of \. I WAVES Of VF-5 Go To !USO Show Coming Here --
eel i afloat Including battleships
;
wallets and extra
cruisers, torpedo boats, submarine stripes went this month to more Sea But It's Picnic For One-Night Stand

and monitor than 100 VF-5 men and WAVES Seventeen WAVES of the VF-5 "

"It's a good Navy today, and it who were promoted on 1 May. line crew frolicked at Jacksonville "Right This Way a USO-Camp

was a good Navy two score years Names of those advanced are as Beach last Sunday at a picnic giv- show will be presented at the

ago," asserts the seafaring veteran follows: I en them a6 a reward for efficiencyIn Malnside 17 June.

who has spent 27 years of his life From AMMlo to ACMMAA) : William their work.A It's a vaudeville revue. The cast
includes
aboard ship. M. Ramlrez.: wiener roast was held and :
'''' 4 From AMM2c to AMMlc: Frond! E. soft drinks were served. Games Sara Macon pretty NBC singer.
While the lazy Harmon. Boyd A. Llmmer, JullonSmith Dawn brothers-novelty whistling -
and the
swimming completed program -
waves of the and Victor B Adklns act.
>' I From AMM3c to AMM2c: George B _
river lapped Cady Vincent J. Fasano, Burley P.Welmer '. Helen A. Shirley, S2c and Betty The Great Hubermagician.Three .
Jr.. James S. Threlkeld, William Rhythmettes dancing
in of
beneaththe VVhittaker. S2c, were charge
1 gently ::J- B. Rennle, Richard M. Jones. QUESTIONSPLEASE
Boathouse, 'Arthur J Chmura. Hubert K Foote, arrangements. trio.Ward .
William t.. Harvllle Judge T. Hutchens -%Jtl lmIU. ( TURN TO PAGE I 5 and Revel-comedy dancing
the Old Salt .-. Clarence L. Premo, Hairy L. : team.
reminisced. He '' Parker Richard H. Dent Arthur C. FOR ANSWERS
Breeze Walter A. Skolnlckl. William How To Get MarriedThe George Lee Berger-pianist, mu.
was on the ILLINOIS 11:.} ','H. Matthews Herbert J. Abbott. Joseph 1. What would you say is the steal conductor.
in '02. R. Uroxlon and James L Frayser. Hard Way greatest ocean depth found: I Three Ethier sisters-singers of

He served From Sic and S2c to AMM3c: Michael western
Rich songs.
aboard the J. Martinez, Harry L. WlllUms Patricia MINNEAPOLIS CNS) (a)5,400): feet; (b)35,400) feet; or I
Cohen master of
LOU I SIANA ; ;" .. K. Plerpont William B. Picket ard Envey, 21. of Minneapolis, (O55.400) feet? I Sammy ceremonies
Miriam Ventura. Ernest Vales NellV. pharmacist's mate and veteran of comedian.Violations.
in 1904 and one Chief Nelson Jacques Lvkes Jack L. Rawn, 2. If you went from New Yorkto
service the Pacific
I in
two -
OeU1tll ,
years
of the cadets aboard then was Arthur George A Ptergross, Ver- Kansas City, to Los Angeles
nel"C;" Smith. Hugh/ Thomas John P. went AWOL from his navy base
Cook tn Seattle, to Minneapolis and
B. Rear Admiral I
now a Lewis. Lloyd P. Eaton Delon M. \VIIcoxdon at San Diego to marry his fiance, Of
and former Chief of NAOT then back to New York, would
; he was ", Rolla F. Phelps, Edward T Mary Nleml here.
, with the fleet during the insurrection Holbrook William John On church he the path of your journey more I
his to was
in Cuba in '06; participated Also Kermlth R. Wln In the second Haiti in L. Chew. Gerald "E'' Campbell Gor- picked up by the shore patrol. He a triangle?
campaign don J. Regenauer. Charles A. Hartlg talked one of the SPs into accompanying -
1912 and was on the cruiser TEN. Jr.. Murray R. Cain Joseph H. Vogel him to church as his best S. "While the storm deeds father for Office ot the thief of Nasal
NESSEE during the Balkan war Thurston A. Keltner. Wllford H. Jones. acrovi- the acs. Operation* ha. recently advised this
in '12 he took in the Vera Thomas J. Kopec. Lowell E Sprack- man. The ceremony was performedand Let UOI swear allegiance to a land Station of several violation of iserurMy -
; part len Ell B.: Zlalnlkoff. Benjamin! Nightingale Envey was shipped back to that's free, orlt-lnatlnt here.
Cruz landing in 1914 and in World Archie A. All Department are again advised
;> Andrew P Jendrus.
San Diego, where he will face Let u* be gratefol for a land so
,War 1 was transferred to the armed McCallum Kenneth K. Krleps and Ed- flilr. that no mall for naval activities or
.
ward J. Boratyn. trial on the AWOL charge.He personnel overseas shall be addressed
guard where he commanded a AEM2c hasn't seen his wife since the A. we ral e our volce I. a solemn to an overseas geographical ldreM.
From AEM.to: to : Benjamin
gun crew. prayer!" All mall, ffleliil or personal fornsval
Vincent
G. Ludwl Lafferty. wedding.
Nelson likes to recall the days V. Voytas, ehp'A. Young: -- That's the first verse of a well shall be activities addressed' 'or personnel to the Nary overseas Post"
when he was coxswain on the From AOM2c: to AOMlc.: Thomas K. The ; known song introduced by Kate Wire by number In rare of the proper -
fleet racing boats and cutters. Key Fightln'I Boys Smith but it ? Fleet' Post Office As U l U Impossible
can name I
R.
From AOM3c to AOM2c: Charles NAS, LIVERMORE Calif.-Ten you for each department i originating I .
Toot, were the days indeed, he Smith. Charles S Parker Roger L. 4. Can this ? activities
identify mall for or
Lnun. Roland J. Kles. Loren H. Mun- Nay brothers-five living and five you plane : overseas personnel -
tlIIY! dy Sam niter, Brantley D Kea John I IOhiman. killed In action--have served the CNS describes It as a Jap carrier- to know .ll the Navy Post Office'

Housing shortages are nothingnew Wendell A. Meilsrls, Harry n'j U. S. Navy in World War II. borne plane a single-seat. low- I numbers Office Is the setup Directory to take, Station rare of 1'ott dia-
to the Chief. He remembers Pierce Lewis R. I
Shlpman. Charles W. Nay, S2c, one of the patchlnr such mail. If the departmentoriginating
From Sic and S2c to AOM3c- Doran
once when they put in port at Kiel, I L. Waugh Francis\ M. Warnock. Glen ;: Nay boys of Martinsville. Ind., is ; mall for overseas does not

Germany, and there was no room A. Shelton Jr. harry Richardson. Norman I stationed here. Three of his broth : r'r\b: Meet Navy Post foot Office Office of number an mctlvltvor sad I
available. So Nelson and a couple O Lawrence Harry W. Potter. ,
North African send mail
lost the individual It shall such
I ers were in '1
William O Cleland E Gresh-
' or shipmates slept in the Kaiser'shorse Massey to the Directory with only the name
am. Howard %V. Perry Hugh M Dana. and Sicilian battles while two II \. ,
stable, but they were thrown Nicholas J. D.'Antuono. Herman M.Smith brothers were killed in the Pacific t ..;;\,, of the activity or the name of theindividual
I :-I. and his activity on the envelope
out. "That same year ((1911)) I I Everett E. Stlgall, Jack H Mel-
theatre. or package and attach theretoslip
by, Mellcue Metis, Veinon F'. Mayer.r
walked Into Buckingham Palace Robert J. Tucker. Boyce K. Powers _"-*_______ I, .; a with the geographical locationto
and saw the King of England." Edward C. Mitchum and Lloyd L. -- -f J Ii I h I which It dealres the. mall to IKsent.
,
Bii.l Nelson smiling to himself at La ton. Salvage Wa.st ; .r ,Ili IiMi The Directory will thereupon
C : '
write the Post Office numiweand
WASHINGTON, D. C. Food Navy
From ART2c to ARTlc-: Earl A. Ha
contrast. if..li.
the correct Fleet Pest Office suds
'Nh \ en
milton. and bones
refuse!! -garbage, grease
his afloat Nelson From SIc to ARM3c Paul A. Boyle I ''ll mail and dispatch It.
During years : the for \ .
-will be sold by Navy -%
his antidote for seasickness and Thomas M Kennedy I l)' f
found own J
I From PR2c to PRIG: Richard K about Jl.500.000: this year, accord- : ; J:
: "In those old days we just Zlmm r.From. Ing to a report made by the Bureau Pr I 7 CommercialsFor
stayed up in the fresh air and AEM3c to AEM 2c Benjamin of and Accounts .
Supplies
"I O. Ludlng. Wallace D. Lafferty. Vincent :
Safe
below he
went explained.
never
iV
V. Voytas. John A. Young which is In charge of the Salvage
was never sick on deck maybe a I From AOM2c to AOMIC: Thomas K. Conservation Program. Hog rais- I Pre-war bike for sale In 3!4 condition.
little dizzy but I knew if I went he'. to the Kept Indoors out of weather Interested -
alone expected
below and laid down I'd be sick." ram AOMlc to AOM2c: Charles R. ers are pay wing fighter' and one of the most. party see CMAA at NATTC toe
I Smith, Charles S. Parker. Roger L. Navy 1750.000 for garbage gath- further Information.Simmons .
The vet has weathered many a Laun. Roland J, Kels. Loren H, Mun- ered from the mess halls this yearBur. widely used of Jap aircraft. It is I day bed. Two rockers One
storm but the worst one he ever d}'. Sam Silver. Brantley D. Kea John --'. -- powered by a radial engine and end table. Reasonable. 3437 A TaylorSt.
experienced occurred in 1911 when Ohlman. Wendell A Medarls Harry B Its wings taper to rounded tips. Dewey Park.
War llon U Complete" home ot Maple furnishings
Pierce Lewis R. Shlpman. hay :
in the Bay of Biscay. It The leading edge of the tall plane
lie was From Sic and S2c to AOM&v Doran or consisting of I living room bed room
lasted for three days without letup. L. Waugh. Francis M. Warnock GlenA. life, lire Freedom is swept back to rounded tips and and breakfast room suites: Other odd
/Asked' which type of sea duty is Shelton Jr.. Harry RichardsonNor- there is a slight taper on the I pieces. 1313: A. Randolph. St.. NAS.
man O. Lawrence. Potter, ers. Edward C. Mitchum and Lloyd L. Chrysler "Six" convertible sedan.wlli .
and
the hardest the chief grinned William O. Massey, ranV' E. Gresham Luton, trailing edge. I sell to highest rsc'koo1 Mc-
said fondly, "None of the duty at Howard W. Perry From ART2c to ARTlc: Earl A. HaFiom -'I 5. As the Allies continue their Cord. Naval Air Gunners : Extension
a .is rugged; all ships are good Dana, Nicholas J. D'Antuono, Herman Sic to ARM3c: Paul A. Boyle assault on the Nazis in Italy these 312.: I
M Smith!! Everett E. StlRall, Jack H. and Thomas M. Kennedy. 1939 Studebaker Commander Coupe.
.ty" Melb I (' Melts. Vernon F. Mayei Fnm FR2c to PRlc. Richard K. names are becoming familiar: Cis- Excellent condition Contact Chaplain
r (:hlef Nelson wo recalled tortUti Robert: IIJ. Tucker Boyce K.: Pow- mllton. terna, Pico, Terraclna, Toulon and Cilderwell.: Extension 8500.
duty In 1910, and he's one ----..--- of these Three-piece bedroom !suite Including\
Pontecorvo. However one
spring and mattress, $55 1933 Plymouth -
f the pioneers! at this Station. Here's The Navy's New 'Flying Catfish' I cities does not belong in this group. four door sedan. Good radio 3t05"B" : t
..tying I served here ince its I Which one? Ellyson St. Dewey Park t
onimltAlonlng. The son of a Household furniture bicycle an.l an
.. ... 6. In the comic strip "Btondie"what Underwood portable typewiiter. ItiO-A( s
Norwegian ship I captain !still' :> $' l" (>' '"... is the full name of Blondie's Child St.. :
irrwuiis of returning to sea, but USNASWANTKD: !
> husband.
tt" knows that his age-which I" > >; > I Naval officer's wife' long record of. j
kept Mm from going out to !sea ; if'.T 7. If a blue flag bearing a bronze safe driving, wants car to deliver' toWashlrwlon

with the Navy when he was 11- '.' .. seal in the center and a white star or New York leaving I
.. about May 30. Will pay for gas. Phone
him ashore. in each corner was seen flying I
now keeps! ; 2-)m.
has been Gus' from a U. S. Ship, who would be ,
S. "
The U. Navy :. "LJ3j in --i
aboard the vessel: (aThe President -
43 but he lives up
home for years
to the adage, "Once a Brooklynlte, ; bSecretary( ) of the Navy; I' FDR Signs Veteran Dill

always a Brooklynlte" When you .$. (cFull) Admiral ? President Roosevelt last week

mention the baseball fortunes of 8. Here Is a list of five prominent signed a bill which empowers the

the Dodgers', the Chief's eyes light sports stars, but can you I Veterans' Administration to fur-

up like a beacon and he declares, tell us which one Is not in military nish artificial limbs at government ;

"Sure I'm 1frl 'nd of 'Dem I uniform: Bobby Jones Joe DiMag- expense to all veterans who lost

Bums'." glo. Jack Dempsey Bill Tilden and arms or legs through. line-of-duty;

*-- Bernie Bierman? injuries.

Zip Yuur f.Ipl Snve \ Ship! 9. Let's pretend the Biblical -- "*" .''
Joseph's brothers have dropped in Ife Did iris( Part :

r.f)'; Day Is \ i ]till(- I for supper. How many extra: plates CAMP KILMER, N. :J. (CMS)-

would you have! to set: (a)2; When the Army rejected Joe Rogers .
June 11th is "D" Day! I! "" (b)6) ; or (c) 11 ? for physical reasons he be. i

Its Dad's Day, for in every June year isInert This miibouj>-no-Ml, blg-brilled "!-'lying Catfish". is the UnitedStale 10. Back in 1931 Alcala Zamora 'came so miffed that he perauadtgcl

I Ithe second for Sunday fathers. Navj'n. newest and biggest' cargo carrying plan Built of became president of one of the few his wife to join the WAG. Nowahe's

aside let that honoring be a reminder, stainless steel, It has a 100-foot wingspread, two 1,000 horse power countries In Europe which is still I stationed here and M coins

.a' ... that Father's Day
10,000 pounds of freight COO miles and has! a maximum range, witha loot hU office to a dictator after t
11
t 1-_only__ days away. smaller load and auxiliary ga tank, of 2,500 miles. revolution. What Is the country Send The Jac Air Wen. U..eri ''1









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The JAX AIR NEWS I Is published weekly at the U. S.
t Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Florida, by the Public t
1.f Relations Office at no expense to the government; Copies ]
me distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval L.
Personnel at the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical By Chaplain II. Stamper ; :t
1 Training' Center the Headquarters ol the Naval Air i.
Operational. Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Let Us Not Fight In Vain t tIn
Green Cove springs. Naval Auxiliary Air StationCecil
\ Field Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Naval an-effort to teach men how to live, the Apoetle "'
JUl>I ltal. and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities Mayport,
t Paul often compared Christian or decent religious

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFntl, USN living with athletics. He spoke of boxing, racing and

.p Chief of Naval Air Operational Training wrestling. His faith was robust and strong. Perhaps

Captain Walton W. Smith CS.N his finest analogy was his counsel to "endure hard..
Commandant,
, Jacksonville Naval Air Station ness as a good soldier of Jesus Christ." '

Captain Joseph B. Lynch A-VG), USNR.: What did he mean? What qualities! were demand.

Commanding Officer ed by this militant faith? What qualifications should
Naval Air Technical Training Center
t a good fighter possess? First, he ought Jo know
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN.
'" Commanding Officer\ what he is fighting for. He should have a cause

\1' U. S. Naval HospitalCommender Despite any hypocrisy of cynicism In the present

Commanding Edward E.Officer Dolecek., USN. 4 t' d<;'tiftr scene, this war would be plain butchery and slaugh.

Naval Air Gunners' School r ter if we didn't think that it is a war for freedom.

, Commander William H. Axhford. Jr., USN. This i la our cause! .
. Commanding Officer We do not belie\ in aggressive warfare. Inva-
; Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs .. \
'vt r '1 aion( subjugation and exploitation are not rules of -
Commander Samuel C. Mitchell w t
t Commandln Officer the gatll Greater nations should not prosper at the
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field ;
smaller In
expense of ones. our present strugglewe

s Lieut Col. Chester I.. Gavtne. USMC (Ret). r as Christians and Godly people have every rightto
.. Commanding Officer .
.I Marine Barracks tro' feel that the struggle in which we- are engaged 'is

Lieut. Cot William T. Evans USMC (Rt), "No! Noli!! The 'U.S.: is upside down!!" a righteous one. fI

Commanding Officer, In our own country we have police forces to keep a
Marine Aetachmt'nt
--- --- --
I order and to apprehend and punish lawless people
collection plate his name will beannounced
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service In many cases we deplore seeing people punished or ,
the
material. publication\ of edited matter prohibited Breezes front pulpit.
without permission of CNS. War Department, 205 E. When the collection plate came even put to death for violating the laws of our land,

42nd St.. N. Y. C in there were 15 five dollar bills but we know this is necessary if we are to have a ,
Salty Humor From and two dollars with this note attached -
decent society in which to live.
Here And There : "Other three dollars pay-
"I 1 Understand"From day.'' As a nation we are acting as a police force to ap- ,,

S a'ell prehend and punish people who are guilty of cilm-
mewhere In the South Pacific, an Iroquoisaunty Romance
( the letter, soldier returned from anal acts and atrocities which are and should be deplored
( lllinolt.", fasnlly resetted following A just
printed from the Iroquois County Time, of \\'atM furlough, tells Uti of romantic go- Susan: "YeVm, l's' getting everything I by all civilized peoples. As a nation we feel ''i

ka, Illinois: InKs-on at home. ready for my ttedding. Is that even though we are not guiltless in the eyes of
I happy? Why Ma'am, could -
he anyone
"It's a heart-softening *sight
j IK- happier than a bride God ourselves, we are being used to restore a right-
Dear Family : relate, "to see a young man nalkng preparing
her torso" between the of the earth. We
It is nice to hear from you after such a through the park with an arm relationship peoples
to around nU girl and the draft S a know, too, that if we had not gone-to war tyranny -
is
long period of waiting, but it unpleasant German I
chairman with an arm StoryA
board
and force would have been made supreme while
]learn of the hardships brought about is told of trainload
many around the young man." story a of righteousness and liberty would have been destroyed.To .
by) changed conditions of living-all of wounded Germans leaving the Rus-
your protect and preserve this cause may lead us
:which 1 can readily understand because there Right Answer rian final instructions front. An officer is giving to suffering, sacrifice and even death-but weeel

has been considerable change in my living Sailor: "We can't have any fun "Remember," :he that no price is too great to pay where the destiny
this evening. All I have m my says "youmustn't of peoples, righteousness and order are at stake. J%
conditions, too. is small change." depress' the people at the hour
pocket some In of battle we shall rely on God for
It is too bad that you are limited in the Maiden: ""'ell, what do you home. If your arm is in a sling needed courage and strength and in the hour of victory ,

use ef the family car, and have to mess think it takes to send my kid Russian.tell them you If hurt it bayoneting a we shall humbly rely on the same God for Grace
brother to the mowes; a Jive dollar you're on crutches, and humility needed to help us In seeing that justiceis
around with and walk so muchI explain that hurt
gas coupons you yourself
bill done to a conquered people. We entered the struggle
know what it is to have to walk, for my t"S trampling on Russians." I, with clean-cut convictions ,and as a God-fearing e.

walking has been through miles of swamp No Such Thing "What cast?"if your face voice is in a plaster I people our aim Is to keep these clean-cut convictions .
queried a
and jungle. So I understand "Confound you," roared the ad- "Tell 'em broke I before us until we are again at peace with our
don't be you your jaw brothers who have been mis-guided and mis-led by )
miral, "Why you more I
It is too bad, too, to have your choice of careful?" trying to make the Russians understand false philosophies. I

food so limited. I have experienced this also, "What do you mean, air?" they. were* beaten.. I Now just as fighting men have a cause, so should n

except that there is no choice here. So again, "Why, instead of addressing this Duff ynition they have a vision.In .
letter to the intelligence officer, this struggle as never before let us keep two
] understand Jitterbug gin A.
j- crazy sort t>f
you addressed it to the intelligent dance great essentials before us. First of all there is the ,
It is a shame that Willie has to work so officer. You oughtto know there'sno which done the to dancers juke-box jive in element of DESTRUCTION.: We must destroy not 0,'

many hours a day at the defense plant. But such person in the Navy." throw themselves out eventually only the people who breed and propagate harmful .' '
of joint thus "
.
theories of living but must these false
we destroy
work and at this defense
1 have to night day saving the bouncer the trouble. .; -
philosophies at their This be done
source. can only
plant. So again, I understand F3c: "Do Faithful love me, alone f -- ---- by justice on our part in hours of victory as well :'
you .1.
It is too bad that :you all have so little time Gal: "Yes, dear." NEW BOOKS as in hours of actual struggle. .
But then I deprived of adore Secondly we must bear in mind the elements ol
for amusements. am Y3c: "Will you alu-tiys Pope-Maxim Litvinoff, t
CONSTRUCTION.
We must ha'e'islon.. A beaten,
amusements, too. So, I understand me?" BaileY-The Queen of Spades. humiliated confused people must be guided in their t .

It is a shame that you are paid so little for Y3c Gal: "Yes"Will, dear always be true Howe-The Amateur Guncrafts- thinking and living so as to be able to develop a t

the long hours and the hard work you put in. to met": you man; a practical handbook for and better way of living. Let us not forget our. '

I receive fraction of the those who like guns. indebtedness to these people after they are our conquered I'I'new "'''':
But only a pay you Gal: } ea, dear. Gessler-The Leaning Wind foe--A conquered people who are forgotten 1-);
I understand YZc: "Then let's elope tOtliJht1"Gal Callender
So
A
get. Preface to Peace after being conquered, and allowed to adopt new .i.o_',
It is too bad that you have to live under all date": "Ian't dear-/ have a llagen-Germany After Hitler. philosophies amidst their miseries of defeat are a.

the annoying little rules and regulations. But Bat.nlng-Our Army Today potentially a dangerous people. They must be rehabilitated t"; .
Croce-History as the Story of and assisted It they are to adjust them .
then we have rules and regulations here, too. JargonSic Liberty. :
: "What kind of |pie i i Is this" selves normally to what we know to be a better way s
So I understand.
you see, BE'Il-Always Ready! The story of of living. .
Winning this war is hard on all of us. You like Mettsboy" : "What doe It. taMe the United States Coast Guard. As we fight, let us fight as a people with visioit.' i,

:work hard, put in long hours, have to limit Sic: "Glue." Bowcn Justice-Yankee Holmes' from and Olympus family'Vpfield ; A vision sot only for our own future, but the futureof

your ordinary activities and forego much of M *",,boy: "Then It'n apple The The Mystery! his} of the all peoples everywhere with whom we must live f J*
and .
the customary pleasures. And so do I, so I cherry pie tat>te like putty!" Swordfish Reef. associate.This ti. the spint with which we must fight thiswarwe .

understand But during all of these long Self-Made Blackburn-Basic Air Navigation.
"The chief claims he's a self- __ must be consecrated to our cause ami
hours, hard work and changed conditions, I made man." pi- blessed with vision. Thus embattled, we must fight -

get Phot.at! DO YOU UNDERSTAND ?? ?? I "Really? What interruptedhim for the day of victory; and for a world of enduring i."
1
Your loving brother ?" Divine Services peace.
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-Quoted in EXHAUST, Glenview. From the publicity' office of the I'roUkttot Chapel l: MuatU JUad and ; 2 o

WAC at Springfield, Mass., camea Birmingham 0730-Holy Avenue.Communion. : ;

release with a slight typographical 08.1O-Rt't'rult Divine service.
From Other Papers I error. It urged young womento 0930--Training Center Divine It'n Ie.. SiOOkin (Lan
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enlist. so that then might "re- 0930 1M5--Sunday Oneral School Divine (ervke.small chapel). gJ

lease young, able soldiers for more 1845-Vesper service. \.. '
active cuties." Catholic Chapels 1 Mnttln Sad sod -,_ ,
GripesEvery S Birmingham Avenue ?7
week a number of gripes are turned into Could Be 0630-Mass. Krr. p
0700-Mau. -
the gripe boxes. This 15 exactly the thing to do. All And Salty Sam observes: "Wo &.1OMau.OOJOMas. ,
gripes ate brought to the attention of the Commanding : .,
men like a strong silent man be-
110O Mass.
Officer. As a result several improvements have
cause they think he's listening. Christian Mrntu Pervlret MuttlnEoa By Steve Kulagian, Y2c
taken place. Not all the gripes are suitable for publication S about
but all are given consideration.-THE 1100--Smnll 'hapt'J. feelings
WORD, Pensacola New Angle Jewish Services Muslin Stead and polite passengers" which were printed here
e "There is a certain man amongus Birmingham Avenue small chapel! '
today who is flirting with another 1700-Sabbath service (Friday>. last week has brought several reactions. -
2000-Sabbath service (Friday). One, who signed his letter "Another Sailor,"
Givo LiberallyStation mttn's wife said the min Devotions (Saturday),
contribute ister. "Unless he puts' $5) ii the 1000-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field. scored Ensign Newborn for Judging "us all by the '.
personnel will be asked to few he has met," and "it is unfortunate that he had ,
starting next Monday to the Red Cross, an organIzation the misfortune to pick up people that were both _,
which has stepped up its peacetime effortsto I AMUSEMENT CALENDAR impolite and inconsiderate of the property of others." f :!

meet wartime conditions with such effect that it Today-"Call of the South Seas," Helen Lane ((4)). Now here's a car driver who agrees with Ensign I I, .
to lending a helping hand all over the world.-THE I "Silent Partner," rant Wit hern, Student Officer only. Newborn ,f '

EAGLET, St. Mary's.College. ,.Calif Sunday-"Life of Dr. Wast*!IJ.! Gary Cooper, Lorraine Day ((5)). "What a coiiicitlence; 1 was on the verge of writing
Monday-"Double Indemnity," Fred Mat-Murray, Harbara Sta.n\4'k, you a few lines myielf regarding' the J
Newsmen VisitSix Edward O. Robinson (6)( ). ate actions of some hitch-hikers when 1 b.con.i. ,
Tue> lay-"Stars on Parade," Larry Parker, Lynn Merrkk (7)). Newborn's comments in your column
newspaper representatives from Chile, Peru, .edne1'iday-"Make' Your Own Bed," Jack Carbon, Jane \V)man ((9)). prefers to be known as "A Car Driver" says "I i .

Equador, Colombia, Venezuela and Uruguay were Thursday-"Keep the Wild) Wind" (Revival), Paulette Goddard.j have had two windows cracked, '
wckomed to Great Lakes Friday for an inspectiontour OTHER ENTERTAINMENT butts ground into floor and mulling and caught I
of the Station. The visitors were accompanied: by having nil the windows opened when .
here by escorts from Wa.hlngton.-GREAT LAKES Today-D'Artec. and AH-Girl Band, perspiring."

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'r'"Qpoit A Gal" Splash Navy Reporter To i C'mon Mac Let'sDance I (.apt. O'Malley To .J.Ji '

Visit Firing Line i Be Featured -f!i


Firing a gun at a moving tar- i ;. D'Artega'sGirls Capt. John J, O'Malley Commanding ,',,,;'

get for the first time, naval air- Officer of the U. S. Naval "" I
crewmen move into the "Transi- i Here Tonite Hospital at the Jacksonville Naval t
tional" phase of aircrew trainingon Air Station, will be the subject of Ji i
this week's Personality sketch on this week's broadcast of "NavyWings"
I Tonight la the night for the big ''
over WJAX, Saturday summer dance at the Main Station "Navy News" over WJAX at 1750. f
night at 2000. Auditorium. This is the fourth in a series of ;\ I

E. W. (Tiny) Atwood AMM 2c I i D'Artega and his All-Girl or- sketches highlighting the careers
of Marion Illinois will conductthe of officers and this ,
chestra will supply the syncopation i men serving on
Navy Reporter through this I for the evening and a full station
phase of training at the Naval Air house is expected to turn out to I "Navy News", heard thrice |
I Gunners School at Yellow Water. 'enjoy dancing to the music of the weekly over WJAX on Monday

In addition to visiting the filing band which recently appeared in Wednesday and Friday, is reportedby
line Atwood will explain the many the moving picture, "You Can't Marine PFC Herbert Johnstonof
turrets used on Navy planes and Ration Love." the Marine Aviation Depart
the protection they afford the Na- I Dancing begins at 2030 and the ment.

val aircrewmen. feminine orchestra won't play theI
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"'\'" Prices Are Cut At P Yard Dept.


F Ship's ServiceThe I I News


new Ship's Service officer Is 'r'I --
A has add
Yard
The Department
,.' '. living up to advance notices by I
ed four new Chiefs to it's loster.
.,.,;:' carrying out his announced policyof Chief Yeoman Joseph Fredrick
,: J reducing prices whenever it is
) ,, ''$ deemed feasible. STAUFFER has been assigned to
the Yard Office; Chief Boatswain'sMate
Lt. Joe Adams announced upon 'I
,. becoming Ship's Service officer Edward Joseph WIRHOUS-
has been to the Sea
KY
assigned
that prices, already low would be I I
man Guard; Chief Boatswain'sMate
lowered still further.
t Joseph George STELMA has
Recently sandwiches were reduced
tt been to the Station Police
t <'. '\1 1 from 15c to lOc and doughnutswere assigned Chief Boatswain'sMate -
and
Dept.;
cut to three for a nickel. In
J _, <<..I: i <'.,:. ,\1 addition many articles in the merchandise Morton Henry BATCHELDER -
'#, ", .. '* 1 I has been assigned to the Fire
{.;. '. < .. I store at the Main Station
,-\01\
J Is Janis .. have been whittled down. Dept.
Pitching quoits lovely ]:;w J
Canter whose latent film, "Se --'---- I
It's Esther Williams and she
Did Ruth Florence LANDES,
Bret Ce>mma.ul"till play here
will be seen sometime In June at WAVE Escort get married in St.
ii' 1hl month. Stars of the show Quiz Contest
the Main Station Theatre In Lois Marie ?
Augustine last weekend
,. are I'at O'llrien and Carol Lan- "
which alsostars
"llathlngBeauty
M*. (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON
i |v _u __-_ _ _ Hd Skelton Harry James PAGE 3) last bars until 2400. Our nomination for the YardDepts
and his orchestra The Auditorium has had its face
I ANSWERS lifted for the social event, and is I "Hard Luck" athlete-
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Smoking LampContinued the ,scuttlebut." she reminded hima I 1. (tb) ; Northeast of Mindanao appropriately decorated Girls- i Francis Marion Cox. WHITEHEART"Monk" WHITE-has

) little sternly. "Why didn't you Island in the Philippines, sometimes blondes, brunettes and redheads-- i HEART
from four
which
pt no-hit ball
called the Mindanao Deep, will be brought from town to en- I pitched one game
do it 1""But
Then he on to give a few he lost 1-0, in which he
jj: goes one game
I did the confused sailor the ocean depth is 35,400: feet. liven the dance. A number of
,
do's and don'ts for those who ride I allowed only 4 hits but lost 1-0,
2. A The at
triangle. stopoff WAVES also to
Join
expected
replied. "I told the fellows over are
However, we
in other people's cars. and one game in which he struck
Kansas City would be a point on the fun.
I
don't have the space to publish there to knock off their talking. out 15 batters but lost 54.) In the
t them here. Then very patiently the nurse one of the long sides, and so would The D'Artega girls will stage a three games WHITEHEART has
brought the light of day to him by the stop at Minneapolis although floor show during intermission.
1 Other opinions on this matter of worked, he has allowed a total of
neither side would be
; "rltlt'r,," were exprr.ed I to this explaining that in the Navy that perfectly D'Artega, composer of "In the 7 runs, 11 hits and 3 walks. Not
writer by various men. water bubbler is called the scuttle- straight. Blue of Evening" has 21 girls in has been
verbally 3. "God Bless America." one run as yet officially
.' Most I of them seem to be agreed but. 4, It's "Zeke", a Zero, Mark 1. his all-star cast. The band features earned off his pitching. The same (".,
that Ensign Newborn has bad the :5. Toulon is in France. beauteous Lois Marie, singer and old story, faulty support in the I
1J .tllu'k of "picking up" the wrong Heaps of orchids to the Little 6. Dagwood Bumstead. accordionist; Betty Lang another field, and paralysis at the plate,
kind of passengers. Still a few Thaitre in Jacksonville for their 7. The President-the flag is the I velvet toned thrush; Florence, has dogged WHITEHEART'S
'
'' tliers agreed with Ensign New- special rates to servicemen and President's flag and is flown when swinging and singing at her pitching to date. WHITEHEART.I ,

.. "' born. U'hat's UM answer! i their' All-Service men nights. Let's the Chief Executive is aboard a drums; Betty Lou, queen of the. I great competitor, when asked
"x 0 hope that some day in the near vessel. I keyboard and The Symphonettes.C'mon about his tough luck merely com-

,. f;; To RADIO GIRLS (WAVES future the motion picture' theatres I 8. Tilden tennis star of the Sailors let's dance! mented that, "We are just having
. 'r;;' You'll find that there is a station will take the hint and, follow the I 1920's ,is not in uniform; he hover --- ----- streak of tough luck. The team
,- order on the matter you wrote to fine example set by the Little age of course. Bur Bar N'nr Honda will start hitting for me soon (I

,. > .ue about. For further information Theatre 9. Eleven brothers of Joseph. Wye orBre Freedom hope)".
:L_ you -
She'll be only too the DSC-and its equivalent, the
Edith Stallings. sprung up among the Post Of- -\3i "-jr- g -
.. ':: J, filad to erplaw the whole thirty to fice Directory crew. Known as Navy Cross. Both differ from Corpus Christi! Paces
you, 1 "The Head Harmony Boys," they ? Columnist the Distinguished Service Medal,
have forced a "suffering ship I awarded to all branches of the Bond Sales For April

.: Not very long ago an officerVho mate" to write the following note service ." Corpus Christi! Naval Air Sta-
; had just reported on the station to this column: Explains Standing The Legion of Merit is next in tion nosed out NAS Jacksonvilleby
walked into the barracks with I order of precedence the columnist |I
"The wailing attains can be the narrow margin of a single
in his hand. Look In Services"The out. "Behind this award i i
.. a traveling bag Many pointed
heard for miles on a clear night. percentage point In the efficiency
ing around to get his beatings, he and the Purple Heart lies a great i
It is the writer's opinion that three index for War Bond sales
among
nation's homage and thanksto "
cautiously approached the WAVE I tradition, he pointed out. "They i
man quartets of this type are a solution naval air stations for the monthof
have
the in service who
'\trto was on duty that night. men stem from the Badge of Military i i.
to the Air Raid Siren short April with a figure of 128.4 in
extra measure of bravery, I I.
"Can I help you sir? the I'given an Merit America's oldest decoration,
Should an air raid ever occuron comparison to 127.4. In third place
age. gallantry and achievement on the
ASKED HIM. established Washington
WAVE George
.: this station a telephone call to by i was Pensacola which trailed Jax
field of battle are symbolized today "
'Tlie 1782.
looked around in |
officer again the Directory would bring out the Ra- by a fraction less than two points.
13 medals, said Eugene
appraising his sunouiulinqs and by The Silver Star is one of the
I then very innocently said, "Yes. "Head Harmony Boys" who will I chlis columnist, in a recent edition tion's newest honors, instituted na-I| April "E" bond sales here
,..' .,::, been {in promptly wail out an ear-splitting of The Chicago Sun. I amounted to $291,862.50 while 97.1
I hare assigned a room
j'r a. this building. Could you show me uxirtunr; with their rendition of "the \ "Of the 13 medals," said RachIs 1935.Only members of the air arm I per cent of the employes are par-
Train Blues.
!
is. :_ where it is, please 1"'t't popular "Freight "nine are awarded in all cf any of the services are entitled I ticipating in the payroll savings
*
: It la not known as yet who hit branches of the armed forces. Two to wear the Distinguished plan. Corpus trailed NAS Jax by
the deck first- the WAVE or the I It seems like we've come to the I others in the Army have their Flying Cross. "Following: this I approximately $74,000 in ,aggregate -
officer. end of our cruise, mates. Orders I counterparts in naval awards. Thus award" said RachliN "are the "E" bond sales.

..' transferring me to an auxiliary I the Distinguished Service Cross Soldier's Medal and the Navy I
.
.: This happened at the Hospital. station near here artived just as ;corresponds to the Navy Cross, and and Marine Corps Medal."
,
A working crew of patients were this column was being written the Soldier's Medal is equal to the Newest medal is the Bronze Star, Radio
1 Programs
I.":;;: just about finished cleaning their We hope that our successor will Navy and Marine Corps Medal." established by President Roosevelt -

; ward and a group of them were receive the same kind treatmentthat Highest rated, according to this past Febmary. Friday-"Navy Nt'8'JAX,
sitting in a corner "shooting the you hate accorded me. I am I Rachlis, Is the .Medal of Honor, "The Air Medal," he said "is 17501755.Saturday"Navy.
144"-, breeze" The nurse approached a very grateful for the line cooperation which definitely In "NOT" the given in all branches of the serv- "
,
sailor who was leaning on a bed and assistance that I have received I Congressional Medal of Honor.So ice for meritorious service while \\'i I n gr., .
In another corner and told him to I from all of you, for without far in this war 41 soldier, participating in aerial flight and W J A X 2000-2030; and
t "clean the scuttlebut." I this column could never have 29 Navy ntf'n. 15 Marines and may be received for either combat j I Mumpln Jax", WrDQ, 2245-:
1 The sailor said that he Mould, been written. Thanks a lot, mates, one Coast Guardsman! have attained or non-combat action." :, 2300.

be! glad to do !so! at once. Returning I and I hope that we can be shipmates It, and of that number 43 Rachlis points out that after the I onday-"N'a\'y' News," WJAX,
a few moments later the nurse I very soon SMOKING: will never wear them becausethe Medal of Honor the best known of 17501755.:
llocotered that her order had not I LAMP'S OUT. deeds they performed to all American awards is the Purple Tueda-'Ing" Over America

been carried out. She repeated merit them resulted In their Heart, and concludes with, "last on ," "'JIII21002130..

r them. She returned the second time I Buy, Buy War Bonds I deaths. the Army's list, but not awarded Wednesday-"N a v y New R.,"
and It was still the same story."I Or I Next In line, said Rachlis are in the Navy is the Good Conduct WJAX, 17501775.
thought I told you to clean Bye, Bye Freedom the "Distinguished Service Cross Medal"
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r : r WELFARE I New SKY School'Established "Heave Ho" And Lots Of Study Simulated StaticIs



.: PRESENTS ] At Part Of Code



Training Center b Phase Of SchoolThis !

.. xrJ .
I Take a tip from those who have In another of those ,
, \ been face to face with the task J of a Navy man who put civilian.

of receiving, unloading, and __ experience to good Naval use.
tributing aviation supplies in diS.1 ir Over at N A TTC's ARM school

S soaked, mud-bespattered areas there is a recording studio, so compact
around the globe-the job of an that it scarcely is noticed as

I.I 4I Aviation Storekeeper isn't one of a you enter one of the buildings;

v handing out candy bars to pilots, and yet all the interfering noises

or merely keeping an inventory that a radio.operator might expectto
of supplies on hand Neither it is harass him are being simulated

a simple routine of receiving and' there, recorded, and put to practical
distributing aviation parts and use in the school.

equipment. Equipment includes an oscillator

: It's a field in radio receiving set, a couple of re.

I this war which a. corders, transmitters, and a great
t deal more gear to be expected in
.
r has become Increasingly" any recording studio.
Important
i CSpT H. J. White, who made .
-- so essential -
to the ,, some of the equipment, explains
successful war the steps taken in building up
these recordings of simulated ra
effort that the
dio interference. It's technical, but
Navy Depart- Not finished mechanics or "geographic economists," but these the finished products Include all
m e n t recently Aviation Storekeeper students will be able to tell a mechanic pretty those eery whines of the ether.

created a new well whether some other part than the one he seeks can be sub cross currents of coded radio mes -

rating coveringAviation ?_ ? Btltuted; and they will be able to give any seasoned transportation ages, and other interferenceswhich With
lJ I Store- Lt Comdr HeM man a pretty good Idea of the kinds of conditions a shipment may an operator has to contend

J keepers. And the only school for undergo from a transportation and weather standpoint. Above, when he actually is "giving and
,- Aviation Storekeepers is located at some of them are shown practicing the handiwork of unloadingsuppliesyes .
them.
the Jacksonville NATTC. I there's a knack to that, too receiving

Una RomayThere' Rear Admiral Henry S. Kendall, From regular radio channels t
much of his
V. Chief White gets ma-
Chief of Naval Air Technical'''
I New Students Get terial. It is all recorded then set
Recent
DoingsIn
a little musical film costIng Training, saw first hand in the Pacific
several hundred thousand dol- area the need for improved I Entertainment DataIn to another record with varying
at the methods of handling and Radio SchoolSeveral volume and in many Instances
lars or so shoving tonight supplies I
order to inform studentsat extra interference flourishes. Instructors
new II
auditorium that ought to provide more especially saw that distribu- I
an. abundance of free entertainment tion could be more efficiently and' NATTC as to what types of of the WAVES in Radio' can ask for any one of 1
services they can expect from the a half dozen or more types of interference
speedily carried out trained School
by men were sure they were the '
i. Welfare and Recreation Department to be "plugged In" for .
who know what hand- I' victims of hallucination
Proclaimed as a master musical I they are an or a
from this unit classroom use
a speaker now
in class
practical Joke typing recently .
show with 14 rhythmic numbers
.
ling.Capt. is appearing on the weekly indoc- I Before entering the Navy the
After
"Two Gina and a Sailor" goes on C. W. Fox (SO) USN : assidlously copyingan
I Aviation Division trination piograms for new arrivals entire page of typing exercisenot -- chief had his own music store and ,
at 1730 and 1945. I Supply Officer
The speaker Is Lieut. Carl H. studio down in Miami.
recording
I at
even taking one tiny peek
BuSandA likewise the
Two great orchestras are fea- i recognized Schmitt, head of the department.The In ARM. he has felt
Since
I the keyboard-blank in the being
need. Lt. Comdr. W. J. Held USN I'I paper I
James his trumpetand
,
tured-Harry students are enlightened on carriage was all that greeted that "practice static" could IM
who saw action in the Pacific the
his band (as the announcers 'I atre, and was stationed at Pearl the types of entertainment available their eyes. Now then know that. made more a part of the code I

say), and Xavier Cugat and his i Harbor that December 7, was ordered I including free movies every a machine set on "stencil" will not I phase of the course and set aboutto

South American rhythm. Making as officer-ln-charge of the night of the week. Under the Welfare copy a typing exercise with any I produce and record the- interference -
with the voice are Helen Forrest, to the students
school. Department's policy one out degree of satisfaction.A -Just help
topj In our book; Lina Romay, I standing show, either a vaudeville get practical lessons in what to expect
tropical thrush; and Virginia So now, Aviation Storekeeperstobe l -
performance USO show or a big upon graduation.
visual communications instructor
O'Brien, of dead-pan fame. I take an intensive, nlx-
name band is scheduled once a
who thought he knew his
In between the melodies you weeks course here at NATTC week.
and become familiar with semaphore alphabet letter-perfect,
will see Oracle Allen Jimmy every The department also is in chargeof several minutes to Talented
trying
spent Singers
that into an airplaneand
Schnozzle Durante, and Ben part goes I
( )
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House
with all the other equipment the Library, Hostess make out a certain character one
Blue. Rounding out the impressive bowling alleys Regimental recrea- student persisted in sending him. Glee Club
June Ally- needed in Naval aviation I : Are In
two
cast
pretties
ore
tion rooms and the student band. Completely at a loss as to its
son and Gloria De Haven and Van BuSandA saw that time wouldbe Contact is maintained with agencies meaning and beginning to doubt '
Johnson who plays the role of thes3tlor saved if these storekeepers in Jacksonville for servicemen that he knew his subject quite as Of AGO SchoolThere's

could quickly recognize parts and such as the USO. well as he thought, he asked its
y equipment--even if the label were hidden talent all over
rR During the indoctrination pro- meaning. The reply: "Oh, that'snot
missing; and If they were well acquainted NATTC and Lt. August W. El-
ceedings, the department passes a letter! But I wish that pesky
x with all materials precious out Information Letters to be sent fly would quit buzzing around my bring of Aviation Gunnery Offic
time of mechanics, pilots and to dependents and also a form in head!" ers' school during the past few
ordnance men could be saved. which the students are asked to I weeks has found within that schoola

Their theory proved entirely lisUtheir own entertainment abilities number of former college and

correct for since the school was and to check the types' of en- Softball SupplementMakes university glee club singers and

I< first started at Alameda, officers tertainment they prefer. soloists.
of the fleet have frequqently com -- First ShowingThe The group is being welded into

mended the results. But more and an AGO glee club which soon will
NEW BOOKS IN THE NATTC softball supplement
A GQ 1 / more of these trained storekeeperswere make its appearance at the Cen
published twice monthly by the
neded, and there was little NATTC LIBRARY NATTC Section of the Jax Air ter. Later appearances are expected
i room for desired! expansion at Ala- FICTION to be made before various
iI : News, made its first appearancelast
l I meda. Trait Town, by Samuel Hopkins week. groups and audiences in Jackson-
M ,
+4Day So when the student personnelwas I rndnre: Adam Na Tonl", by Martha Albtand Facts and figures were given on ville.The
h to be increased, the school was Fir tells la HiNi Icht, by Constance the five leagues now underway and singers. hall from various
moved and classes began at Jacksonville '" Robertson I all star teams were named for parts of the country- from NewEngland's -
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by
If* V> om World <
24 April 1944. Aswell I each of the loops. In addition pic- Harvard to California'sUCLA

Many phases of what used to be The I.muMrr .t M>' Esther, by Carlos tures of several of the outstanding and have brought with

just "plain old storekeeping" are Bulosun! players were printed. them singing, instrumental and
I )1.0..tlnl': along. by Robert Wilder<
I presented the students in this Peter lluninnlc: Morning ia Vienna, by Hal Abbott of the Physical radio experience.
course. VictorVhlt f. Training Department is the reporter Ens. Jack: Batchelor formerly
.If The R.... '. >:dCI', by Somerset
'
Being thoroughly acquaintedwith I Maueham for the supplement,' whichis was a member of the University of

all the parts isn't worth much () -}' 'TIOXAlrrraft edited by the NATTC Section Michigan Glee Club while Ens.
.. to the storekeeper unless he can I lutrum..t., by George' EMU of the Air News The next issueis Mason "gave out" vocally at
Irvin. due June 8. It is printed by the UCLA. Varied are the talents of .
load, and unload them with
Laralne pack \ Masse, }.....I of )IIIU." j Small
I a minimum damage and maximum I I Ii Arm, bv W. H. B. Smith. Duplicating Shop, of which Lieut. Ens. G. Hipskind who occupied the
Another outstanding movie, ,i security. Protection from the elements riermmiy After Hitler d.b'II Paul 1 a'i'lien I Rolland Norris is of tlcer-in-charge. cellist's chair in the Wisconsin
A Guide! for the by the
In
The Story of Dr. Wassell has I and hazards of shipping and Ilecht, e Symphony, and also sang

been scheduled for next Wednesday !; advance base conditions must be A Modern Foreign Policy, by Joseph Johnny Blttner SA)2c( of the University of Wisconsin Glee Club.
Declared to be one of the best I assured. M Jone Ens. Chester Handlewlt bringsto
I I .f Venu S. 3. Perelmanand NATTC Physical Training Depart-
of the this attraction (Tae Touch by
shows year Packing, loading and unloading Ogden! < Nah ment, turned In a neat hurling job the group leadership talent aa
la in direct contrast to the musical the' stores la .a subject taught Tail T.Te. They Tell In the Services, last Sunday for the all-station he was assistant conductor of the
production. The dominant ac- I t"dINby\ William Davidson. Civic Choir in Washington D. C.
by George L. IIUcox SK-VJc. Fliers. Johnny allowed a fast
Yankee Irani Olympus, by Catherine
tion ia about the hell of war in boasted
Student learn through actual Di Inker Lakeland Fla., team only five Tulane University formerly -
the sea and Jungle in the Far East. riowen.s I of Ens. L. Barrow as Its tenor
practice-time and again-/ -beat scattered hits as the Fliers won,
Gary Cooper plays the leading role way for assuring all materiela I Send the Jax Air News Home! 9to0. i soloist in the glee club and Ens. ,
of a Navy doctor and his experiences Clyde Klein was a member of Le-
safe ---- --
a Journey. -- --
in the Pacific. The film Is high University's Glee Club. Ens

a Cecil B. De Mille production and I Frank Barton CSK-V winds up Flying Skipper James Huse offered his vocal in- .'} ?a
ia in technicolor the course with a study In the distribution terpretations to radio audiences
of aviation supplies
The schedule (at the auditorium from New Hampshire stations
World maps help to show the vast
): distances these supplies will go, Ens Koride was a member of ,.
Tonight, 1730, 1913, Two Girl and something of the climatic con- ie? the University of Wisconsin Glee WJ

...n.1 a: Sailor. ditions that can be expected in different Club, and Ens Donald Larkin sang
1800, 2000, The Scarlet Indiana's
1"rkl.1y. sections of the world are with the Harvard club.
Ckw with Basil Uathbone and taught. Put'due University provided the

Nigel Bruce outlet for Ens. J. Marling's sing-
1800 000 The 1IIUW Since one of the greatest bene- I '
N ). nrrel, Ing before he entered the Navy.
from know-
fits storekeepers gain
Uatson
with Hubert
Gang Ing aviation parts Is the saving of These are some of the men mak-
.
(rated a* excellent)
the organized glee\
time time is never forgotten in the ing up newly
Terrific
Sunday. 1300, Slightly i their
club.
They ate arranging
school. The sooner the men are
Leon Errol. I
With own musical which should
scores
Sunday, 1800, 2000. Pardon "My: turned out, completely schooled for
Interesting and entertaining
lUiytlinivlth:! Gloria Jean and this new rating, the sooner they prove
to their audiences.
time the bitlle-:
band. can help save on
lh rh Crosby _
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f MMi ljy, 1800, 2000 Cull of fronts. Under Lt Comdr. Held everything -
the South Sea with Janet Marti at Bldg. 545 Is geared up Who is the tailor made Boat
... to give the greatest powible Instruction swain's Mate at NATTC who has

Tuesday. 1800 2000, This .U in. the least possible time survived battle campaglns without
,-- --- 4< --*- I
and is froma
the Life with Su/-an Foster. injury now limping

WeJrv&vlay, 1730, 2000 The Hal's selections of five all star I game of volley ball!

Story' of Dr. Wassfll with Gary Softball teams In the five NATTC ..J
{ooJ(r and Laralne Day. leagues drew a lot of comment The race is not-always to the
when they appeared last week in'' swift but the'Navy Is Always will .

The Welfare Department has the softball supplement. Not all ,. f. Y ing to Bet on the Fleet,

announced' that another home tal the comments were complimentary ... .. "",
east Navy Jamboree Is being planned of course as there are still Necking-the form of embrace
for next Thursday nig nt. only 10 positions on a team. But Catt.| J, n. Lynch, Commsnding NATTC who won hi* wing In In which the neck Is unimportant.

'-i <-- all .In all it was a job well done. Work War I, U a Ilylng Skipper who keep up with the latent developments .
who the favored In modern aircraft Here he I. pictured at the throttle, Who was that lady I saw you -.
Let's see geta
;A her should have a good mem .
spots nt Iu. preparing to take off on one Of hU regular hops, outwit last night
ory. ,
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f NATTC Boxers Win Team I I Watch 7f, Bud



'1 Championship In Southeast I iTCen


e classy NATTC ring team Is
the new unofficial, champion Ir I IVd
boxing team in the southeast. Chief Defies Great It'a ,

Coast The Guard highly squad touted which Charleston came Milo; Wins Century ear ee

here with the reputation of being ;w
Chief Norman Hansen, NATTC
the best ring team in the southeast -
wrestling instructor is $100 richer
went down to Inglorious defeat -
but it be said he earned it
can
before the flying mitts of ,
the NATTC stars' on 24 May at the hard way. a The Vole Lionel Hargrove, S2c,
the outdoor Navy arena. It was When Chief Hansen heard that is fast becoming known to his

one of the best boxing shows ever the Pepsi Cola Company was offering shipmates in Barracks 54 as "The
and witnessed $100 to anyone who could
staged here was bya "
Voice. Recently chosen to read
remain three minutes with the
tremendous crowd composed of } I It
sailors, marines'and officers. "Great Milo," he Jumped at the the Articles for the Governmentof
opportunity. And the night of 23 the Navy over the PA system
>, the match Lieut.
,
Following May, before a record crowd here, Hargrove has taken the task se-
Marty Karow, head of the ,Physical and he pulled a fadeaway act that won riously. His best chance to practice

Training Department him a moral and financial victoryover is on Sundays, when the Barracks
R. W. \Vomach, In charge
the Great One. are pretty empty. It comesas
: lol', asserted that the a great surprise to passersbyto
to tie- i Hansen' cleverly edged around
fighter are ready
1lMut. their new title against nil the ring, and by use of the leg. hear the Hargrove voice boom
and the otherwise
ing echoing through
outside-the.ropes ruse, broke up
Attempts being
are
with any punishing holds the "mat.king" silent' wings of the barracks,
to line up matches at
and it makes the "Rocks
andShoals"
Needless to the
,ian Hide team and a Campring applied. say, '
chief was considerably relieved : sound pretty strange Any
landing aggregation.Our when the bout was over and he j > day now we expect him to try
Our showed no quarter in bad the century tucked away. t singing and that would bo the
whipping the Charleston outfit, 5 : J : last straw. Now, see here Seaman
bouts to 1. Winning three-round Other bouts featured such cele- Hargrove!

decisions for NATTC were Charlie two brated key, Henry mat Pears villains Billy as Babe Smith Shar-and '<< ''''',*_":n". ., "" ..' ." .. 4 Till| to lie, Cats. Fred Perrin
Navy boxinginstructors, Mike Demetri. The world famous Kdille Harnett, right, Popular NAVIC boxing Instructor, misses AOMSe, of Barracks 13, l'r said.
Dedmon and Eddie Barnett; two Strangler Lewis gave a talk on the with a right In this bit of action In his bout with Tommy Baker of to be a Jive artist on the trumpet -
Brodt
' :Marine instructors, Bowie finer grunt and groan points and the Charleston Coast Guard Rut Eddie didn't miss very many a* lie used to play In several,
and Al Ilighers; and Sailor Alabama the Milo put on a strength exhibition.The he put on a skillful ring exhibition to win a convincing decision big name band before enlistingIn
Dubose, who holds touring troupe is sponsoredby over Baker.Fasanella. the Navy. Some of the Turrrt
NATTC and heavy-
lIghtheavy
1 the Pepsi Cola Company. Instructors were talking abouthli
weight titles. ---": style in Ship's Service the other
Sailor Charlie Fields was the Turns In Victory No. 4; day, and claim he can hit-the hot
only local fighter to lose, but even Glo"f'INiIi'ond'r stuff like Harry James and the<

,Oc, r-. so, he put up a fine battle. Coast Gene Bachetti, TTA-1 second Babick Tosses No-Hitter for TTM sweet notes like Charlie Spivak.
Guardsman Dan Hickey, 150. had sacker, is just about the class of If that's true, Chief Musician
too much experience for Fields the American softball league and Joe Fasanella of Bks 1, who Ralph Monte may have a brightnew :
and took the decision despite a he plays without a glove. This is rently is Mr. Softball at cur-I SOFTBALL STANDINGSFirst prospect for his NATTO
fierce last round,,rally by the local like a concert violinist who makes Regiment Air Haiders.
I turned in his fourth victory of
lad. a hobby of boxing, for Gene is an Team 9t'os l..,t r>t.Bk Chicago lost a promising photographer
DtiboR' victory flinched the I artist and designer with a prom- young season last week as his hard I *. 1 4 0 1 000 when Ray Reip, AOMSc
match for our blue. With NATTC ising post-war' future. The guy's hitting teammates rapped out 15 I Bks.. :51 4 2 2 0 2 1.000Bks. .500 I received his "greetings" front

aht'ad. 3 bouts to 1, the Alabama I got plenty of confidence to risk his hits to blast Bks 3 by the lopsidedscore I Bks. 3 1 2 .333Hks.2 Uncle Sam. He spends all the time
boy won a convincing derision mitts on hot grounders without a of 16 to 4. The triumph en- I Bka.:5.", 11 1 2 ..333 he can hanging around with the
..., over Floyd Cry'derman, glove. He says he's much surer,' abled the undefeated Bks 1 outfit 6 1 3 3 ,250.250Bks. : lads over at the Photolab, even
180-pound Charleston Mar. DuIxMse of himself without it, and he oughtto to hold its lead in the First Regiment -- more time than at Barracks 64 .
turned In one of hb best efforts know. loop. Second and Third Regiments I. Joe Edo SpAlc of Barracks 11, interrupted -

and showed an effective" ---'- But while Fasanella was adding SkI T..18... Won 2 Jxmt.0 1.000 Pet. a promising baseball ca- ..

left jab to"go( with hN powerhouse JlanfOf'nfl Are Here to his outstanding record, individual I Bks. 19 2 0 1.000 rer to enter the Navy. He was one .
> right. He weighed 174. I honors for last week wentto Bkf. 16 2 0 .500: of the outstanding outfiedlers of
Chief Bob Hansen who heads
\ Bks. 21 1 1 .500
y overcame heavy odds to turn in Storekeepers': School, was a trouble pitched a no-hit game against Bks. 17 0 2 .000 the Seattle Ralneers and head.
',. his usual victory. One of the beat shooter and maintenance expert TTG-O. Babick had opposing bat- ed for the big leagues. However,
_ fighters pound-for-pound, that the : for Western Airlines In betweenhis ters eating out of his hand, although Officers' > gueAmerican > he is now under contract to Uncle
,. Trant Won lost l'f't.
Sam and devoting his muscles to
,
Training Center has produced, he had a streak of wild-
two hitches in the Navy. Previously Gunner: 3 (
Brodt took a wide decision over he served aboard the Saratoga ness in the fifth inning in whichhe Tech. Training 3 g 1.000: soccer instruction. .
;
. -., x Jack Cranford. 166. The Marine as a mech with a torpedo walked five men, forcing In two Administration Brigade 1 2 2 1 ..667.333Bombsight I Laughing Charlie. It's Laughing
instructor was outweighed 12 I squadron. When he went back into runs. TTM won over TTG-O by 7 0 3 .000 Charlie Dedmon now. The classy! '
,,: ,, pounds which didn't bother him at the Navy at the beginning of the I to 2 to tie with TTD-1 for the Na- Ordnance 0 3 .000 NATTC ring Instructor, of Bar
"' : all. Brodt wore his opponent down war, his wife joined up with him. tional League lead. TTD-1 won by racks 11, had to use all his willpower
w. to his size and won going away. In as WAVE.. She's here now, rated forfeit over TTB while TTT out. I National League to keep from laughing out
( hlp' ( )
:: winning, Brbdt maintained his' SKlc, and assigned to the Store- lasted TTF, 12 to 9. Tess 'o"'paay w.n J.o..t loud at his Coast Guard opponentin
:a record of never having lost a fight I keeper's School. That's really good Fasanella whose first three I TTM '3 1 Pf't'l: >> the recent match with the
.: I TTD-l 3 ..7:10': '
;; .; here. Charleston service' team. Dedmon
: luck. wins were shutouts, coasted to I
,' TTB 2 2 .!.540TTC0 \ I
- ::' Dedmon and Barnett started victory behind his team' ravage" I TF 2 2 .500 i blocked his foe's punches with

,",' NATTC on the victory road. In a i fighter tleing up Highers at every tick work. lie I'aup nine hits ;I 0 4 ,:100I I everything but the timekeeper,
-, beautiful exhibition of boxing opportunity. while aiding his own cause witha .000 giving an amazing exhibition of
Dedmon breezed through < ntu- I ring skill. Speaking of box.
science I Two NATTC sailors met In an homer and two single i League
,:: his three rounder with CoastGuardsman 'exhibition bout opening the fielder Anderson of Bks 1 also I <( pro- Tuna J-oi-t TVt. racks 13, has been training like
Won
Joe Pittman. 129. Barnett welterweight gathered a trio of safeties.
; E.
J.
Lally,
gram. TTA-1 3 O 1.000 crazy for two months, so maybe
followed with a sterling per- i i champ, scored a technical knock- In another First Regiment game, I TTHlM) 3 2 ..600 the from the
' formance on the art of infighting' TTHD( ) 2 2 .:.500TTU I heavyweight husky
' out over Ed Hunter in the second the second place Bka SI team outclassed I
I 2 .:.TOTTR Golden Gloves rings of Nebraska
Baker 138. Ded-
i to whip Tommy round. Bks 6 by 11 to 0. Pitcher I
S .230 is to blossom into the
I ready big
t mon weighed 128 and Barnett 135.: the whitewash : I
Additional entertainment was Hawley turned in TTS 0 1 .000 time Congrats, Willie Wade!
',, Marine Al Hlghers, 138 collected provided for the large crowd by allowing but four hits, while the '-ift! There's a new and bouncing boy
l, victory No. 3 for NATTC, using the NATTC band. other half of the battery Catcher Ask Bill Starton. AOM T2c, back on Willie's farm weighingseven
}: a left jab and fast right to out- Gables, slugged' a pair of homers the man who knows tobacco best pounds, nine ounces. Willie
point Louis' Crumes, 141. It was and 'a single. Bks. 2 recorded its (the's the little tobacco farmer is already planning to put hint:
a slow _bout with the Coast Guard Send the Jax Air News home! first victory with a forfeit by from North Carolina) and he'll tell thru the basic principles of rood

4a Bks. 4. you that this isn't such a toughwar. ern plowing as soon as he gainsa
BULKHEAD In the Officers' League Billy He's made such a hit with little weight. .
I;! Klnkopf won his third straight the WAVES at this station he'd be -'=.
.. game as Gunnery nosed out Ad- satisfied to stay right here for the
r ministration In a tight battle, 8 duration. Zip your lip; save a .ship

: .' to 7. Klnkopf was nicked for eight ---- --- ------- -

&&t. : Lieut.hits, but Roy he Womach had enough, Administration to win.- What! Are These Our Marines?


moundsman, yielded 11 blowsas ... ..,
he lost his first decision in three
I Ii starts. Both hurlers batted 3 for 4.
: I
'T Lieut (jg) William Crow pitched

.1.1rl':1 Brigade to a 2 to 1 triumph over .
i Ordnance. Crow allowed only three
: hits. Pitcher Korade of Ordnance ,

4 ( also was stingy with the safeties,

j giving up a quartet of blows.

Gunnery and Technical TrainIng -
:: are tied for the* top spot In Q A y,
the Officers' League, each having -
three victories without de
: : feat. Technical Training got a
11 free ride last week when Bombsight -
forfeited the scheduled

game.
Bks 18 and 19 won their second
i
victories to top the Second and

Third Regiments League; With
*" ;. Warden twirling six-hit ball, Bks
18 whipped Bks 16 by 6 to 3. Dakin

and Craven of Bks 19 combined to ..
hold Bks 17 to five hits for a 10
to 3 triumph. Bks 21 scored sin-

gle runs in four separate innings
to outpoint Bks 20 by 4 to 2.

In the Am rican loop, the league
leading TTA-1 team battled TTQto
a 1 to 1 tie. The game is to be

replayed. TTHM) blasted 21 hits .
Jikh3L to swamp TTS 23 to 6. With Pitcher The Aviation Klcctrlcians' Mate school at N MTC was charge!

N $. Olson tossing four-hit ball with high voltage recently when Mary Kale Houser was employed
TTHD) pushed five runs across! M secretary In Rattle Electricity Unit I. Pecking around corner lathe
: in the first Inning to whip TRR, above picture are Marine (situation well In hand) Tech: Sergeant -
t -
I.. .,_. "=' .: ,.., .::.. 1 10 to 3. ... Robt. Mitchell, Edgar G, Sorisby, J. T. McGovern, and Private
"Before "take daughter out are ,intentions -- --- D. C. 1'etrola and J. J. GrlmaWl students In tho school. Ily,
your
you my Buy, Buy War Bond reason of the new secretary, enrollment in the A EM course has increased -
honorable or dishonoritble""Y'nlean Or (restricted) per cent, while the number of students desiring '4
I've got a choice Bye, Bye Freedom to take the course over is unusually high. -








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Paga Eight JAX AIR NEWS 1 June 1944 ..



Ii Reports Here I[ 3 Teams Remain Cross Hits .500 Stars & Mayport I


I i Undefeated In
," Tangle With NAS
\"'- I To Lead FliersDn

.. '';>i Softball LoopPresent
Here Next Weel.

Cross, scrappy Flier third
pacesetters In the softball baseman is leading all batters at
Two of the best Service has*.
league are Ordnance and Gun- the end of six with markof
games a ball teams In the State, the St.
nery, National League, with eight 500.: Leadoff man in the first Augustine Coast Guard and the
I triumphs and one defeat, Docks-
four and third
games now hitting ,
, Mayport Section Base come to
> Ferries, American League, with he has collected 13 hits in 26
\\\ I appearances Mason Field Tuesday and Wednesday -
eight victories and no defeats
a : at the plate. of this week for clashes) with
s.By .: J i ii.4 +I I Gunnery, Student Officers' League, Five of the regulars are socking the Fliers. Both games are set for
Edmund Walsh Y2c .t seven wins and no losses and VPB the ball at better than a .300 clip. 1700.

.' i} There's hardly a man aliv 2 ((2h Officers' League, five successes They are in addition to Cross: "
The St. Augustine "Stars, win-
and no setbacks.In .
; who wouldn't get a kick ou ; the National league 'auring Right Fielder Walt DeFreitas, ners of 24 straight games, oppose

of having his dad sit bad the past week, A and R got its the Air Station nine on Tuesday

and say, "Well the kid reall;r ",... first reverse losing to ParachuteLoft afternoon at 1700. With the Stara

made good." In the case o f sixth place team, 5 to 4. Gar. will be such talented performersas ,
Ken Wood of Toledo Paul
,
rett Harrison
and Magliocco led
Alf Anderson, S2c, Flie l' : the winners behind the steady hurling I Pride, Texas League player, Iou *'

that actually hap,_ II Klein, St. Louis Cardinal star and ; ;
shortstop, .. '''\ of Meros. Parachute loft also .
". .0''a: I '. Joe Muffoletto flash .::
pen e
Lt. Comdr. Itussell Smith, A and R snapped back to beat Standouts for Mayport areCatcher

father has been coachin g USNK, has succeeded Lt. Comdr. the Dispensary 4 to 0. VO-VCS I Charley Stone, of theTexas .

baseball at Oglethorpe Universit;:yBen Lee Boynton as physical tripped up the Storekeepers 11 League Outfielder Bill B4- ,
his ambition wa a .
for 27 years and training and welfare officer for to 1. VPB 2 (1) beat the Marine ker and First Baseman Gene Bear. ,

always to have one of his son a the NAOTC on the staff of Hear Barracks 9 to 8. 0 and G, league den, Florida East Coast League ,*,&,*t

answer the call to "Play Ball" ii Admiral A. C. :McFall. leader, won 5 to 3 over the Dispencary II I player. -

tha major leagues. and 7 to, 0 over the Store I Hurlers for the Stars are ,,
There were five sons in the fam Lt. Comdr. Smith II prop e
keepers. Commissary Stewards
three ball play I Lade, Chicago White Sox
fly but only were edged out VPB 2 (1)) 6 to :5. II erty, Freddie Beggs, Memphis
faas
oldest as 1
ers. Marion, the got New Athletic
In the American League Docks-
Chicks and John Hall.
a B league. Alf made the grad tills< Mayport'apitching
Ferries went into extra innings brigade includes Harry
Pirates anE I
::_ Charley with the, the Pittsburgh youngest at 23 now, Head For NAOTC against T 4 to win and preserveIts Grubb. Elmira, 'N. Y., Ralph Bux-
I unbeaten record. Roberts was ton Pacific Coast and
loop Joe
I' Indianapolis istill s1
ball with ,
In AA Lt. Comdr. Russell T. Smith, I the Docks-Ferries star, slammingout I Nelson, Yankee prospect

climbing. USNR, who reported here recentlyis a home run in the last of the
I The Naval Air Station will be at
.- Alf had a hankering to go attend the new Physical Training and tenth to win the game. Both Alvarez : Don Cross
full strength for the two "
games,
the University of r.eorgal Welfare officer for the Naval Air I of the winners and Jar- .353; Center Fielder Edo Vannl. I which are expected to furnish! the,
and didn't get a chance to play zinski. of the losers >
Operational Training Command.He pitched good .333; Left Fielder Charley ad- best baseball seen at Mason Field
for hU dud, but he mutt' ha'ekt"lt succeeds Lt. Comdr. Ben Lee ball. Docks-Fen won its only dail, 333; and Second Baseman this season.

Anderson senior busy following Boynton, who was detached for 'other game of the week, turning Eddie Lyons, .313. |i During the past week, the Fliers:
In the box: scores
; him back VM 5 to 3. _
duty, at sea.Comdr. hangar Pace setter in the important \ picked up a pair of victories down. '
once he started up. Smith has been associated Recruit Center, second place runs batted in department is i I ing the Food Machinery Corpora .-

After graduation from Georgia with, the aviation physical I.club, took three games during the I Lyons, who has eight. Cross and tion of Lakeland 9 to 0 and Jax

where he starred in football training program of the Navy week, defeating Ship's store 16 to Woddall have five apiece. '! Terminal, :5 to 4.

he broke In with" Newbern, since its founding. He reported to 0, T 4, 8 to 5, and VF 4, 1 to 0. First baseman Buddy Weiner, __. L-___ _

N. ('. In a I) league HU season's Washington while still a civilian i :Boathouse defeated VM 7 to 5, but I Outfielder Dave Bride and Lyons

batting average was .365. Next j in January of 1942 and was one of lost to Ship's Store 7 to 6. HosSOF'I'IUU. were the only Air Station swingers NAS 9 LAKELANO 0
.
year with Savannah In a IS the men assisting Commander Tom -- to knock out home runs in the Lakeland> I Air teU..

league, he socked the ball at a Hamilton and Commander Frank ST.NmSGSNational first six contests: which includedthe abrhol ahrhn/

.SSI ('111"| In 1910, he was with" Wickhorst in organizing the pro- League game against Lakeland last 'Warren,3b 302 lVannl.c 3 1 2 :2Vebberes
% 4 0 0 3Bilde.c,, 1010
the Atlanta Crackers and the gram. Won J..o.tn Sunday. Weiner and Lyons have \. Kvers.cf: 4 0 0 1 0 ::2franell.b
> ; 8 1
Pittsburgh Pirate liked his .351 From the planning group in the t&R 6 1 two and Bride has one. [ : 4 0 2 4/ndfOralOn.u.1/ 0 0 iS

aw at mark and his all around Bureau of Aeronautics came the ,'Q-\'CS 6 2 DeFreitas Woddail, Weiner and i I /(!;,EV rI.c 4 0 0 7.Cross.3b SL.on:4.2h 0 t 1
tllllhuse.lb 3 0 0 4114
play well that they boughtliim ideas which later developed into Personnel 4 4 2 2 Infielder Bill McCloskey have ac- V'lnoo.rl 3 0 0 llWoddall.lf! 4 1 I II

for $- OOOO. the physical training program now Parachute Dispensary Loft 5 3 counted for the team's triples with j Stewart.If 1 0 0 OlColgan.c 3111
"i | used in pre-flight schools, primary /PB 2 (2) 3 3 Doubles have been hit Stewart.ltNorpix.p 1 0 0 0;!Barnes.c: 1 i) t) i)
) He! didn't have much time in IheBiff one apiece. 3 0 1 OlDeKreits.rt 3 1 1 i 0
Show before the start of the intermediate, and operational Comm;Storekeepers. Steward 1 2 5 5 by: Cross (two), Vanni, Lyons, Lyda.rr 1 i) 0 H

present war but alternated at training, aboard carriers and on fPB 2 ((1) 1 6 Short Stop Alf Anderson, Outfielder i\\elner.lb 32112
shortstop with Arky Vaughn in '1 foreign bases.Commissioned. .larlne Bks. 0 5 Tom Gunter, Weiner andjaicner ,Rlltner.p 4112:

In 1942 Photo Lab 0 4 ( i'ai Colgan, one eacn.
1911 and with Pete Coscarat in American --, ---
Comdr. Smith was commissioned League The Fliers have stolen 12 bases. Totals 29 0 524j) Totals W 9 11 27
1942 getting in about 50 games Won lees LAKKLAND . . .. out O>)) OUO-O
each It good experi- in March of 1942 and received Docks-Ferries 8 0 Vannl and Cross lead in this department .
season. was AIR STATION . 702: 000 UOx-1
ence and Alf may get his chance to indoctrinational training at the Recruit Center 8 1 with three apiece. An- Runs: Vannl) Anderson, Lyons. Wo 1-

establish himself in the majors U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, VM Seaman Hangar Guard S 3 4 2 derson and Colgan each have two ,Jail, CoUan.. Eiror:Welner Webber.! 2, Runs Blttner.btte DeFreltas. -

after the war. Md.In Hospital 3 3 and Weiner and Lyons one. In: Woddall, Colgan. DeFrelta, Vannl
his May of the same year, he was Boathouse 3 4 B.Ming Av.r.grs Weiner 2. Two base hits: Crane/ !!,
We asked Alf to size up I assigned to the U. S. Navy pre- Main Galley 3 5T4 eb h hr Sb tb rbl IVt. Lyons. Home runs: Welner. Stolen

teammates on the Flier squad in flight school, Athens, Ga., where 3 6 Cross 3b 26 13 0 0 2 11 ,500DeFreltas base: Vannl 3. Anderson Weiner Col-
2 4 .
terms of major league ball and, Ships Store rf 17 6 0 1 0 4 ..353V.nnl Kan. Cross. Double plays: Lyons. Andeison
for 13 months he served 2 4
as coor- VF 4
and Weiner: Blttner Lyons an<1Welner
reluctant here are cf :n 7 0 0 1 3 ,333Woddall
though he was ,
dinator and head of the sports VF 4 Old. 1 3 If 15 SOl 0 5 .333 : Lyons and Welner.; Lert on
his opinions."I Cooks-Bakers 1 6 bases Lakeland; 5. Air, Station 8. Bases
program. His next assignment was Lyons 2b 16 5 2 0 1 8 .313 : ;
would rate a man a major at the NATTC, 87th and AnthonyAve. I the Main Gunter or 10 3 0 0 1 0 .300 on balls; oft Norris 3. Blttner 3.
pital overcame Galley Anderson II 19 5 0 0 1 2 .263 Strikeouts: Norris 7; Bltlner 4. Tint*
leaguer if he shows he has the ., Chicago, III., where he was I 8 to 2, and Cooks-Bakers did like- Welur, Ib 23 6 2 1 1 4.:"'61 of lame1: 5. l'mplres: I'everell and

ability to make the grade with a athletic director and organized the I wise by a 1 to 0 count. VM nosed Colgan, C ;.!O 4 0 0 1 1 .250 Rahalm.
club. Some players in I Bride ot 9 2 1 0 0 3 ,222McCloskey --- -
big league for the 2. Seaman Guard -
I physical training program out VF4 3 to of 6 1 0 1 0 1 .167
the minors today might be big school. I also won a 3 to 2 contest, beatingVF Barnes, c 2 0 0 0 0 0 ,000Vlekery NAS TERMINAL 4Terminal

leaguers, but they're playing with I Comdr. Smith, comes to the Ordnance. p 5 1 0 0 0 0 ,200Blttner .
weak clubs and don't show up NAOTC after 13 months of duty in In the Student Officers' league, p 8 1 0 0 0 0 .123 ahhenkless Air $1.11. po t
I I Baldwin p 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 hO 01\ .Sh
well. They might if they had a Chicago.He Gunnery Officers, loop leaders, Carter p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 : 5 Vannl.ct 2 0

chance in the majors. I was prominent in athletics | took two games, one from VF 4, Miller, p 2 0 0000 ..0001PDch.r's I f'tJf'I.2h 5 3 3 1 1I.CrOls.th 31.'nder..on. : I" 5 4 0 1 0Prlcec :3McCranelb

"On our club, I'd like to see before entering the Service having 11 to 6 and the other from VF 5, Records 4 1 (1McCaberf
host iW'otnd 1 3A.
what Eddie Lyons, Don Cross, been at Texas Tech for 11 years as | 9 to 6. Hackbarth pitched both victories Bittner W.2 0 5 2 ,lf 4
and Edo Vunrri could athletic director and line and .White-,It 5 0 Of'i"I'eltlUl.rf 3 1 0Hobba,3b
Pat Colgan assistant Taylor, Lowe, Smodck Baldwin 2 1 4 1 3 Welnerlb :3 I 010
d... I believe they're all fine ballplayer coach of football and at Louisiana McKinney were batting lumin- Vickery 1 0 Lawlon.cf 4 3 4 Barne-J.e 1 0 O

*. I haven't been with the State for one year as line coach of aries for the winners. Hammenshad Carter 1 0 Whltt'p 4 I IColgan.e, 2 1 0
_._.t w Kanep 0 0 0 Cartt'r.p :z 0 0
team long enough to decide on football. 3 hlt.., VF 5. ahrlde 1 0 0Baldwlnp

tome of the others. Woddail I..* The new physical training and VF 5 swamped VPB 2 (1)), 12 1 1 0 '

a big, hu.kyboy. lie might have welfare officer is a 1925: graduateof to 2. Bredozky hurled two hit ball Booth For Sports _

what It take. Austin College in Texas, wherehe fo rthe winners and knocked out I Totals 41 12 16, Total 3.1 7 :27H
Batted
for Caiter in 7th.
There's another player, not was a varsity athlete in foot- two home runs. Hackstatd also I Gear Is OpenedSomething FKRMINAL: . . . OOO Old :IIo)--t ,
even In the starting lineup, ball, baseball and basketball. homered. VF 5 annexed its second A lit STATION . ((5)) 0011. 1U--5

whom rut sure would catch the -- win of the week against T4, 7 to 2. I new has been added Runs. Lawson Shankle. McCrane;
.Price, De i"J'f'It u. Cross.: Lyons Col'dn l ,
eye of any scout, Bill :McCloskey, VPB 2 ((21>, first place club in the in the lobby of the main station Baldwin Errors DeKieltas. Cross

a shortstop He'd be jerked up Freddie Hutchison Is Officers' league, played only one auditorium.The Hobbs. Runs batted In, Tt f'tld. Pi lee I

ft in a farm n>IItp.... He's big, Star For Seattle NAS game in the week but won 11 to :5 'I physical training and welfare 3 base. Vannle.hit Baldwin.DeKreltas Home 2. Col runs.an.C<>ltfnn.>Two-

nagged, liken to play ball, has a lover Assembbly and Repair. I departments have cooperatedin Price. Left on bases, Terminal 13: Air
good arm and power" at the Freddie Hutchison Pacific Coast I Supply Commissary took a close i i establishing a check-out booth Station 10. Hits off White. H In !S In-
plats" League pitching star, who cost the contest from VO-VCS to 4. Dav- for sports gear. Available will be flings: Carter 11 in 7: Baldwin 1 In 2;
I Kant( 2-3. (Mills, off
0 In Bases on
.\Ifs best baseball story has", Detroit Tigers $75.000 in the late idson, Johnson and Auxer were such equqipment as baseballs softballs Unite 5! Carter 1. Kane 2. Struck out

It-, scene In a mill town in South thirties, is now stationed at the standouts for the victors. Galileo I bats, handballs, volleyballs, by t Unite 2. Carter 3. Winning pitcher

Carolina Naval Air Station, Seattle Wash. with a home run and a single, Hilton 1 I and fishing gear. The booth will be Baldwin. l.OlInC'ltcht'r, White Tlmtt

"It seems' the crowd In the A Chief Specialist ( A), Hutchison and Howard starred for VO- I, open from 1000 to 2000 Monday :I:03. (basvs Umpires), Peverell plate). Ralalm .

stand that day were In there starred for the Navy nine at VCS. I through Friday 1000 to 1630 on ----- ---

riiK| ", and didn't like the way the Norfolk, Va., last season. Although VO-VCS beat the Hospital 10 to Saturday and 1300 to 2000 on Sun

rival pitcher watt' striking out a pitcher, he is playing 0. Barton's heavy hitting, includinga I day.Personnel A & R WAVES Keep

the hometown boys. outfield this season. double with the bases loaded in receiving gear will .

"After strikeout number 15, ---ii04 the third inning, insured the tri- sign for it and return it the same Unbeaten RecordThe

which happened in the seventh inning Two Of Connie Mack's umph. day.The WAVES Softball league
one of the spectators knifein VPB 2 (1) trimmed NAOTC 16 check-out: booth will also
tournament will close next week
hand, strode out toward the Boys Play For Navy to 6. Smith, Olinger, Howard, Mc- serve as headquarters for all an- after seven weeks of play with
Ca. hen and Asbom set nouncements of activities ashore
mound. 'If you strike out another Baseball luminaries starring for were pace A&R in first place all during the
man. I'll cut your throat,' he Corpus Christi, Texas Navy teams ters for the winners. open to Naval personnel. Tickets tournament.
took 8 to 3 for parties or dances will be distributed -
an
Operations game
:
spouted. this season are Lt. (jgt j > Sam Chapman In the games Monday WAVES
from VF 5. Stark Williams and here whenever available.
"The pitcher said afterwards hewasn't I
and AvCad Joe Coleman. Both Unit defeated T-l and Yard 13 to
stood out for the win- may also be checkedout
worried because he saw a Albright Sports gear
played for the Philadelphia Athletics 10, with NAOTC winning by dd
de-
Dunbar homered for the los at the physical training
big country policeman walking in ners.
Chapman playing for the 726 and at the fault over Synthetic. On Tuesday ?\11)-
back of the fan as he came to the NAS, has 12 hits in 20 appearancesand ers.A partment, Bldg. VF scored 17 runs' to Supply's'eight
and R won a close battle with NATTC physical training department
"
mound
Coleman is a pitching star for A&R of 13
ran up a score 1' ,
"But when the fan finished his the NATTC. NAOTC 2 to 1. Frazier, Blink, and Bldg- 563 in the new auditorium to :5 over VPB's team. .
Hanson led A and R. Friday had ,'
threat the policeman spoke up to '-iio4 Chmledeskamp made three howls' <((
the with 'He will too because three singles for NAOTC. VF 4 '-ii I t
pitcher runs for VF In Tuesday's game.
Lt. Burnell Heads beat Operations with Dustin, Gott, ''
I know him. Here's Chance To Box Betty Hall of A&R made two, with a
and Kennedy starring.
Sperry
'-iio4Studell Alberta Innis, also of A&R scoring 0"
Sports At VF :5 awamped VPB 2 (1) 14
t Officers Airport Lieut. Eddie Adams, USNR, officer one. 0'

U'.. J..o..t Lieut. of the to 0. in charge of boxing, announced Standings for the teams are:

UYrryVI physical training department, is 4.i yesterday that candidatesfor w.. Iasi

: (1) 1 2T now in charge of athletics at the Otflet"h--League a Station boxing team may re- A&R G 0 .

I 0 3ftasl Naval Air Auxiliary Facility, Municipal w. J..t port to the Sports Pavillion near 4 'J i
11 O. 0 2vr Airport, No.1. He is as- VPB 2 (2) 5 4 i 0 1 Bldg. 116 for workouts. Lt. Adams Synthetic :3 :3

I 2 (I) t Q) 0w.a 2Vl"fJ sisted by Chief Specialist. (A) Operations Supply Wnun. 4 2 will be at the Pavillion from 1500 VV NAOTC 3 a 3 4

StatlOfi Baielwll Perez. VK 5 4 2 to 1700 each afternoon Monday Wave Unit :2 4
At present Naval personnel at VO-VCS 4 2VFB42 Supply > 2Tl .
lest : (1) :3 : through 2 1
BtueackMm 4 1 the participating in Friday.at *: Yard
NATTC airport are 2 3
The officers defeated VPB 17 to
.111II epeir 4 2 2:1:
s.nialy Softball. The six team league is Naval Hospital
Gtur.t 2" r>UIMVU. 1 Buy, Buy War Bo""M I 0 in their game I last; Tllllr llY.
outfits try f
,s NNA1 C )of..,..,.,. :I 5 composed Qf two SeaBe NAOrC \ Or They will play the WAVES Unit
tenant and three Sailor
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Freedom at 1815 tonight.P1 .
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