Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 27, 1944
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 2, No. 19 uJtftpLru 27 July, 1944

Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


July Fourth War Name Lives In History Of Aerial Warfare Famous Regiment u

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Bond Sales Pass r'.:i j', ::; : = Jumped Hard Way

," ".. .ur, ,-",'.. ",A"N ',;" : ,)> ,.." >. I
All Prior Marks r' -' 'hi/"" <>yt
.+ ': '" .-- '" ........ But Got Results k

$47,585,737 Figure Is t t' ,. Medical Officer Only

Twelve Times Greater ; Recently Attached To r

Than Reached In 43 t t Station Tells Of ItIt's

The conviction that the In- rI ?
bad enough to have to
fiPdependence Day Extra Cash
(.., i bail out of a plane when it's
\V nr Bond Sale would far
exceed f wr ...
an of
the Pearl Harbor Rf emergency case jumpingor
Day r o
else, but when you have
campaign total
was over- I
t .
whelmingly borne out when t to make that's a habit of parachuting

July Fourth results came pour- worse.
ing in.The 1 There Is something eerie about
final total was $47,585- hurling yourself into space froma
737.25, exclusive of bonds pur- I .r speeding plane and the men who
chased regularly through Navy's i i made up the famous First Marine
payroll and allotment plans. This Regiment did It the hard way-
total was more than TWICE the by diving out head first.
December 7, volume of $23,079- "Doc" Stevens, as a medical of
1 770 and more than 12 times the i 1 fleer, voluntarily flew and fought
$3,872,299 total of Independence with the hardy First Marine Para-
t Day of 1943. chute Regiment that raised merry
t n
July Fourth') results catapulted f 9 e.ae cain with the Japanese in the early
: bond purchases since the phase of the U. S. offensive drive
r Navy War bond program wasestablished in the Pacific.
In October 1911 to "Doc" is now stationed here
I $671,618,895.50.$ ;: and assigned to the Main Dispensary
Top-ranking entry in the cam- : ii& 'Y where he's officially
paign was the Eighth Naval Dis- known as Lieut. John Stevens
trict, which paced the Independence L- known as Lieut. John Stevens,
Day bond parade with $4- USN R.
958,338.75. The four million The last SliD (Douglas Dauntless), has ro..ed ou the line at the Segundo pant but the record" this The 29-year-old medical officer
dollar mark was shattered by trim plane established in the early days of Pacific warfare w'ten the story usually was "too little and from Bridgeport, Conn., Is reticent
five other districts the Twelfth too late," will long be remembered. Along with the Grumman Wildcat and a few Grumman Avengers" about relating his experiences with
with $4.779,21050; the Ninth, with they fought the great hold'ng battle of the Pacific, and In doing so Inflicted tremendous" losses" on the the Leaping Leathernecks, although
$4,525,663; the Third, with $4,332- enemy, particularly In the battle of Midway. he was one of a group of
57350; the First with $4,250,801; 650 men who tackled some 8,000
and the Fifth, with $4,248,984.25. Japs. The "David and Goliath" J,
New York set a fast pace for Last Off Famous Douglas Dauntless' Dive event took place on a Pacific I
. the Navy Yards, with its total of Island.
$2,307,307.75, followed by Mare Is- The small group of Marines .".J
land, with 1678596.75: and Norfolk Bombers Rolls Off Lines Segundo Pant; walked for two days through dense 'I
with $1,343,287.75.Pensacola jungles. All they carried was field
showed" the way for rations and all the ammunition ,
the air stations, with $1,136,875, Planes Which Helped Hold Qn In Early Day When Story Was Often Too that could be borne. Every man.
with Quonset Point including the "Doc." toted mortar
with $873,916, and St. runner-up Louis In Little and Too Late Will Live Long In History of Navy Air Warfare ammunition on his back. The Ma-

third place, with 819121. rines met the strong enemy forces.
Paris Island headed the Marine The 5,936th and last of a The Japs enjoyed a tremendous
Corps activities with its total of Lieut. Doerschuk distinguished strain of air- Military Wives To numerical advantage and the Marines .
$223,156, followed by Cherry Point, found themselves in a hot
1 craft the
with The$196,850."Seabees" added consider- Is Commended As less dive- bomber Douglas, known to Hold Meetings At spot."But we didn't leave until

ably to the total bond volume, with the Navy as the SBD roll- we'd delivered" every" round of
J Camp Endicott, Davlsville, R. I., ed off the production line of that mortar ammunition," says
NCTC, reporting sales of $1,189- Result ActivityLieut. the Douglas Aircraft Com- YWCA Every Week Lieut. Stevens "No siree, after
893, and Camp Thomas, Davisvllle, carrying It that far the men
Advance Base Depot, $343,705. John L. Doerschuk, pany's El Segundo plant on Military Wives meet each all Insisted on using it where it
Camp Peary Naval Training and USNR, assistant personnel officerat Friday 21 July, according to a Thursday for a lunch and pro- would do the most good."
Distribution Center lead the train- Municipal No.1, recently received >Navy Department : gram at the Young Women's The delay enabled the Japs to
Ing centers with $492,511. a letter of commendation Christian Association in Jackson- cut off the Marine group. The Marines
Coast Guard personnel of the for "meritorious service in the line ment. announce-I ville, it has been announced by reached a beach after a ter-
Thirteenth Naval_ District.. were.In! of his profession- as Liaison Officer The story of the Nelle Ansley, executive secretary. rific battle and swam out througha
the lead among USCG units" with of a carrier air group squadron. as long as men continue to discuss Military Wives, she announced, hail of machine gun fire to Navy
$607,250, with those of the Fifth ." the great battles of the Pacific. lis for the wives of all servicemen crafts that were on hand to rescue
District In second place with As such Liaison Officer It was On 7 December 1941, when the Army, Navy, Marines, the beleaguered Devil Dogs.
$296,944. pointed out, he participated in air Japanese pulled their surprise at- I! enlisted and officers. Reservations Lieut. Stevens hasn't much to '
Fleet personnel" likewise added operations agafnst the Marcus Islands tack on Pearl Harbor, the SBD for the luncheons be say about his own part in that
substantially to Navy's overall to- Wake Rabaul, Tarawa, Rot was In the thick of it. Flying from made by calling the YWCA, tele- curdling adventure but he is lav-
tal, with $2,160,060. The Pacific and Namur Islands, KwajaleinAtoll the USS Enterprise, which was phone 5-0112. ish in his praise of the Marines.
Fleet led the forces afloat with Truk Atoll, Saipan and operating in the area at the time, Programs have been announcedas "They were wonderful, rugged
$1,087,125, followed by the Seventh Tenian Islands. Dauntlesses mixed It up with at- follows: boys and never cracked up," de-
Fleet, with $102,806; Eighth Fleet, "During all these engagementswith tacking enemy fighters, and one July 29 Mrs. V. L. Ingraham, clares the "Doc." It was the fin
$397.865; Fourth Fleet, $218,181; the Japanese," the commen- of their number shot down what a Military Wife, will give a travel est experience of my life workingwith
Twelfth Fleet, $201,314. dation, said, "Lieutenant Doer- may have been the first Jap plane talk telling of the Grand Canyon, them."
Naval personnel Washington schuk's constant devotion to duty destroyed by the guns of a U. S. the Painted Desert, and the Petrified The Doctor participated in action
and its vicinity purchased a to- enabled the squadron to keep the aircraft; a Dauntless rear-seat Forest. Mrs. Ingraham, before at Vella La Vella, Bougainville .
tal of $3,324,250. Navy Depart- maximum number of planes avail- gunner knocked down one of sev- her marriage, was with the and he was with the Second Ma-
ment personnel bought $1,900,937, able for strikes against the enemy. eral Zeros which had Jumped his Williams Grand Canyon Chamberof rine Battalion that invaded Choi-
which total compares with $19744 ,- Because of the highly commend- plane. Commerce and aided In conduct- seul Island. They received a citation -
on 4 July 1943 and $679,012 on able manner In which he performed From then on, the story of the ing trips over these interesting from General Vandergriftfor
December 1943. his duty the burden of main- Dauntless has been closely inter- places. this successful raid.
The WAVES, who had pledged tenance and operating difficulties, woven with the successes of the August 3 A quiz program During the course of his duty
''\ 4 imselves to buy $1,080,000 In and the rearrangement of operat- Fleet. Together with the Grumman with a $64 question. Lieut. Stevens observed! the
Continued on Page Seven" ing schedules, as demanded by the Wildcat and the obsolete De- August 10 Phillip May, promi- Japanese Imperial Marines In
changing battle situations was vastator torpedo plane, it was as- nent Jacksonville attorney, will tell combat. lie says they are pow-
spared the flying personnel. signed the rugged task of delay- of historical Florida. :May Is president erful" big men but lack ,
Air Stations Top "The high quality of his reliability ing and stemming the overwhelming of the Florida Historical the ability to make hair-trigger
and conscientiousness made Japanese drive until enoughnew Association. decisions in the clutch. ,".

ppsstble smooth and efficient coordination planes and ships could be August 17 Concert soloist, "Although the Jap Marines had
Bond Sales AgainGoing between ship and squadron manufactured to supplement the a surprise. us outnumbered we had them so
so vital in wartime carrier meager force then available.The August 24 Paul Bunyan confused they didn't know where t '
first felt" the real
operations, and materially contrib- enemy
$50000,000 for the stories
over Continued on rage Seven" 4
sting of the Silt when Admiral
second time in Navy War bond uted to the squadron's effort August 31 A spelling bee.
history, purchases by uniformed against the Japanese." took William a small F. Halsey task force Jr.,Into USX the -'=-
Lieut. Doerschuk's home is
t: and civilian personnel of the NavyIn Compete
Gilbert and Marshall Islands In Nurses
June totaled 51633438. This Shanesville, Ohio where his par- Army AcquireFull
ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Doer- February 1943. Filing again
which was 144.7 cent
f figure per from the deck of the Enterprise Military Status
schuk reside. I Net Tourney HereThe
t greater than the June 1943 volume
Dauntlesses suddenly
of $21,101,415 brought the "':i appeared Washington (CNS) The entire
total of War Bond purchases by over the atolls of these Islands personnel of the Army Nurse WAVE tennis tournamentis
t Guard Mark In the outer of the
Coast To rings
t Navy personnel since the programwas Corps has acquired full military well underway after being set
defenses dived low
enemy's to
established in October 1941 to 154th 14 a status by the terms of an execu- back by the rainy weather,
Birthday Aug. altitude thou-
and their
( $624,071,333 The June total was dropped tive order signed by President WAVES still remaining in the
; exceeded only by the December NEW YORK (CNS).-The Unit- sand pound bombs on ships., Roosevelt brackets battling it out are:
1943 volume of 57,021,654. ed States Coast Gu 'd, oldest of hangars, airstrips and buildings.The The effect of the order, which A&R: Brasher, Seabolt, Thomp '
} for the sixth consecutive month, the nation's seagoing services, will force following month this same grants 40,000 Army nurses the son; M-1: Buckley, Constance,
I Naval Air Stations and the mark its 154th birthday Aug-. 14. Wake paid a visit to Marcus and same pay and prerogatives as Matthews, Marciniak; Synthetic:
,""- I Training Centers set the It was founded in 1790 by Alexander Islands to give the Japanese other officers In the Army, was to Fannin Hillman, Vines, Idema,
l p o..W for the program, with participation Hamilton under the Treasury tion another of token raid to and an indica- remove the last of a aeries of Grant, Hutchins, p, Peterson; .
1 percentages of 96.1 and Department as the U S. Revenue things come. legislative limitations which until VF-5: : Schmeideskamp, Bearse; :
94,3 respectively For the entire Service.A In May came the first large fleet now have made the Army Nurse WAVES Unit: Bllnn, Rae; NAOTC: !
Naval establishment 93 per cent Presidential proclamation and engagement, the battle of the Coral Corps an auxiliary rather than a Whitfield, Hinkle Myers; Communications "
of the civilian personnel invested celebration by the Coast Guardon Sea, where the SBD gave the toll-fledged Army component with : Betts, Staudt; VBP2 Yif:
12.3 per cent of their gross pay fighting fronts the world over Jape a taste of Its terrific wallop. the same! standing as other (No.1) : Anderson, Roberson ,
i roll in ,War Bonds during June will mark the anniversary. Continued) on rage Seven branches Supply: McRae, Evans


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Capt.---- Smith Congratulates WAVES \ I Adm. McFall Congratulates WAVES

I The Inquiring To the WAVES of the Naval Air Operational Trainin .
Two years ago this 30th of July the Women's Reserve I .

of the United States Navy was founded. Since that /.: Command : the
I offer sincere congratulations upon anniversaryof .
time the organization has grown and become an impor-
Reporter second year of service in the Navy. The excellence -

tant part of our war program. You have not only accomplished i your of that service is proved by the increased importance -

a splendid jobS storekeepers and Yeomen, I I and variety of responsibilities daily being as.'timed

but as metalsmiths, machinist mates parachute riggersand I
I thank for
Ql'ESTlOS : by capable Women Reserves. you your faithful -
tower operators-work that some of us never
For ]1r.11'ES] OJ/l SPAnS I work and wish you a happy birthday !
dreamed could performed by a WAVE.It -- -

was a short time ago that I attended one of your only! Where would 1 you ,!1 -All- In Fun
I chose to if were :
go you pe1'tliftfl
picnics. It was for the purpose of presenting pennants to I

your winning basketball and bowling teams. From this I to volunteer for : One Of Old Timers Among

visit I determined that you are enthusiastic in every overseas luty. Give one reason -

undertaking, whether it is on the athletic field or in I for youv choice.ANSWERS' ,

an office. I : Waves Tells Experiences

I wish for the WAVES continued success in the future I BETTY BLANEY. HAlc: "I'd

I and feel assured that your organization will continue I like to go to Alaska. I like Es lly Ami Hurgilorf.KM.te:

I to grow and play a vital part in the war effort. I kimos.GLADYS" DARNELL. S2c : "It's A & R 'Waves Off -I selves We old by timers saying now"remember amusr! ,,,1.,

---.I Hawaii for me. I've always want

Every Effort Is Being 1st. Wave ed to much go there about because the I've moonlight heardso In Lead As Soft And It then all started we're off.back in Mi.ni! i"

nights grass skirts and hula- Wisconsin last January Whlll 7',
hulas." radio Waves were' herded IM.,,, ;,

Made To Sustain On The Station I( MARGARET PARRISH. Y3c: Ball Loop OpensThe two cattle cars bound for i I. k. "
sonville! ta. Of 11'
I SPARS( ) : "England because the course n< < <
ones nearest and dearest to me softball for knew that we were on our u.\, i I.,
Had summer
Morale Of Waves'
Advantages J ,
I are there. WAVES started lust week with Jacksonville until we !left Ci-"

I ELEANOR WILLNER. Y2c : wins for AXrR and Synthetic. On ago and after marching eight: i"d i
"Eveiy WAVE shares the hon-I Whenever a point has been madeof "I'd like to go somewhere! overseas Tuesday evening WAVES Unit one half miles a day In :ut I''. j.. ?

or of (celebrating\ : the second anniversary the fact that she was the first where you don't have to goon battled to win over NAOTC 9 to weather Florida sounded I I">. ,
WAVE on the Station, Kitsy Doe water. I'm afraid of water." heaven.
of our organization, 8. On Wednesday evening 19
I ( Lt. (jgi I Katherine i has always i 'I I The trip down was m hin .
commented Lieut. Gladys Price I SHIRLEY SMITH Y.'tc: : July, the All-Stars Unit team and a >: -ie
WAVES Administrator for the felt a little embarrassed, as that, don't want to go overseas. A reason WAVES Officers played their contest from the startv... hitei t It .n .it
after all. she thinks was a mat "
Station discussing recently the ? I'm getting married. which was rained out the the aforementioned cattii.n-;" i
growth of the Women's Reserve.. '\ ter of happenstance. However rea.I if I'I NANCY FOWLER. S2c: "I'd like week before. The All-Stars downed destined for Donald Nelson's M i i. r P

She continued "Since the very :> being the early bird was the to visit Australia and the Koala the Officers' 6 to 1. heap, were luxurious atreiimin., ,oj\
son for her good fortune in bossesand
first WAVE two years ago pledged billets she's bears. There's someone down under -1 The summer entries in the league coaches fully equipped with i l'' f
to 'bear true faith and allegi- quite happy I like! a lot. The closer I are A&R. Synthetic WAVES latest in carbide lights seat n 1 It", t
ance to the United States of about the whole thing. As the am to New Guinea the better." Unit. VM t'nit. NAOTC. Supply reclined forward, an axe to MMn:

America," and undertook to lone WAVE for about seven weeks ; DOROTHY GRAVES SKlc : and Officers. case of fire and a finely must ;" I Led -

ferve them honestly and faith- back in November and Decem- "The Canal Zone. I really don't I This week's schedule was1 A&Rvs MP whose sole purpose in, "t r.
ber 42r she
fully against all their enemies of was kind subject know why. I've always had a VM Unit and Supply vs Synthetic was to protect soVdiers: and :si curiosity one or another "
whomsoever" many thousand fascination for that place. Tuesday from our advances and cnil.i.s.
American girls have followed her which gave me the opportunity of ; MARY JANE AXELANDER. NAOTC on met the Monday.officers. from any form of contact with, tii'

in ideals and in service, givingour meeting." a great many wonderfulpeople. Sic: "England. There's not as League Standing female Navy.. (11'11 bet he'snil t l

individual talents and skillsto relate many wolves there. And I think t Team W. L. wondering who tripped him'I II
our country through the Navy i to anything the people are congenial. Of A A R 1 I After ft? hours and 5.:< mmui.v
which might be entitle!, "Mem
On this station, during the past course Hawaii would be glamorous. S> nthti 1i I lof no wash' no sleep we tirsrti-d-"-
oirs of a \\ :\\ '':. hiw nays ." i WAVES Unit 1 ,
ha numbers. 1 ed an unsuspecting and l totally -
year we \Vr'Pld' our with "Hut I wouldn't Supply upon
a grin,
witb ensuing benefits, as well as'' I SARAH RUKEMBROD Aer- VM 1nlt 1NAOTC unprepared NAS JIIX :Sco-'
problems. We have tried to make swap' place with any other M2c"I'd like to go to Honolulu : : ttfftv' 1 where along the line our II.got .d. t >
WA" : In the service. In this ( *
conditions lust to see the countrv. fouled and we got MM x
living as pleasant as "" up
pot I have and have had the
possible for all the WAVES here, DORIS PALMER. PhM3c: "I always days delay in orders after "t I . in order that they may continueto opportunity, of working for, orclosely wanted to go to Hawaii. I reported aboard.
carry on their work with en- with the finest (jxeople have friends there, among other f64 The first few weeks here on the,
In the fling Navy, which after "
thusaism and leasons. station be looked bark n
pride. Although can up
all IS the Navy, at least
come of that original glow of adventure ; the I know.; GAY KLIPSTEIN.: HAl : "Ber with mingled emotions. The hoi, "n r
may have faded a bit by i I only Navy muda for me I'd like the boat I ISpow&e Il of 17 musters every day. drilling'
"You what I '
can see mean just
now still the every day fact of trip. And they have snakes here with officers as confused as- .
r. doing an acceptable job gives us. by knowing who my bosses were. ,, but at least they have a snak. assignments to duty everywhere
First there was Comdr. Mullin "
as a group the incentive to complete cure over there. j ( IAVE) S except radio, were balanced I \
better known as Warrior Bill now
what we set out to do: help | I I I IRENE BAKER HAl: "Ri !ht \ain iti.\ !' social<< privileges whi 14 h I
of of undaunted
captain one our
win the war." over in England with my broth, I r. M-fi.un, from mentioning for f..r
I carriers in the Pacific. Then there j77rr
the recent an aerial gunner. I.f musing: a riot but which ln-t't.d l
As some of Impro'ptnEnts. was Capt. Shu Erdmann whose I I
Miss Price mentioned that I voice alone commanded respect, EDNA CARLBERG. 1'.1:1.: only too short a time. Takn.j; ,:
"FrAnkly I wouldn't want to Jo: what < +IKe
ptitude+ tests to see
the barracks have been painted and whose sound influence on this
any place. I don't believe women best suited for (that ..to
throughout, lending a brighter atmosphere Command is felt were
Training today
have business A. F. hand!
any overseas anyway by h'r four months of radio: st"ho< i I'I
to the
living quarters:
not only here, but in the war areas ,"
bedspreads have been provided for where fliers trained under the As every Wave knows. or>i should that appalling personnel I o'-'>
all WAVES. Washing machinesand guidance of officers such as he. ''i THELMA BAIERL. SKlr: 'Idon't know, Sunday: July, marks the spection when we got our cipn.ii-:

clothes driers have been are performing the feats that took want to go overseas We second anniversary of the Waves.To crossed and marched away t tiMii

installed in the laundry rooms, anda our Navy by Truk and on to' came in the Navy to release a celebrate the occasion, a picnic the inspection partyand the SOU

linen exchange established The Saipan. 'it: was Capt. Erdmannwho sailor for overseas duty.'if The sailors to which you may invite one guest party when everyone fell In the

WAVES Ship's Service has expanded gave me the opportunity which might resent it we were male or female, is to be held in swimming pool are just nun I

with a uniform room as has kept' me loyal to the job toContlnllf'd permitted to go overseeas while the 'Vaves' Area. All those plan events to remember.
the latest addition. A recreationarea Four some "of them had to'stay at ning to attend, fill out the chit With the advent of a tew I m -

has been created and equipped -<: on I'age home: provided at the bottom of the drcd WAVES one or two slight I:

with game courts and picnic evening; -diversion. Liberal: 1 uniform -'I MARTHA MARSHALL : "IfJacksonville notice given! to each girl. Turn changes were made. To uln"

grounds! in which co-recreation is regulations' offer variety: and is any criterion of" this in to the MAA at your bar the monotony and congestion ..
I'll take New York.
I permitted Also. WAVES may comfort and it is !said that the overseas duty racks. series of mass evacuations 4'l"
visit the Station Beer Garden; recently WAVES r.alley serves the best LOUISE FREYBERG. S2c: I innovated In rapid succession w .
, "England! It's not the people After .standing aliout cleaned, and mo\ d l
opened on Tlic Point' for < how fin t the St.ition.! : / forty- moved into
there. It's' just one man and he's fhe minute In the' meat line', she out of every Waves barrack In

strictly enlisted an army corp finally found out why .lw' hadn't the base! and several Student Officers
i "Happy Birthday To You'WAVK oral.! been Malted on She heard them Quarters There have te r,

MARGARET THOMPSON S2c: ('alllnOllt/ number hut figured: rumors afloat that Barracks! K

'I'd like to go to England. It'smce they' were the ,prices of meat on needs cleaning so we'll probably removing

In England and I have two sale A Chief finally aUf.
brothers there. And I could do why !she didn't take: a number, noAll we're waiting for .is-! the,

t the work I did before coming in" then ?,he ".,u1lit"\ taken care of. order to move into Senior BOQ

I the Navya telephone operator. Was her fare red! A year and a half on the !station -
has taught us a lot we
take Hawaii. If" I went to Alaska. Bernice San burv of VM and take new rules and regulate
I d sure freeze. Randy Dice also of VM. "f\
were join without batting an eye -
FAT OTTINGER. Ylc: "I'd ed in wedlock last n
holy week. The seen them come and we"'elH
like to go some place where marriage took place at the River them go 'irony but a lot more come
[ there plenty of Marines. I like side Church. of
Congratulations than pot.I Since the majority
big, strong, "rugged Marines who'ves..n and best of luck us are here for the duration unit

action six months we've decided to makt
ESTHER CHANEY Sp l "It may be all right for women to the rounds t
) on a Saturday inspection What May (with apologia
go overseas' but as' for myself I I He tapped a Wave on the Mrs.' Pettibone and Dwight: FI"kt.

have a big" enough job to take care : shoulder, turning, she law the four -...... .
of here. i''stripes
and gulped. The following -
whispered conversation took ClassesGames
; -- "South America. A number of my place. Special

ti r', former gunnery students have been I "You are supposed to be at at ,
I stationed there and what they tell tention. Put heels "
your tf.gtther. Of SlatedI
' .
; me and write about it sounds very "I can't, sir"
r interesting "
Why not ?
, r MILDRED SCHUMAN. SplGt2t I Plans sue under way for special -
"I'm knockknttd, sir.
t : : "I'd like to go to the Hawaii What ?" classes of Waves during the

Gunnery School to bring the new "I'm knockknffd, air" month cf August and Septfmbtl'fOl'

0 I teaching methods to the boys out At this the Captain walked off archery golf badminton crack
rIft there"DORIS rhythmctic swimming and a
B WEINER. AM2c : "I drill platoon.

1 don't want to go o'erseas.0' I On Monday 1800, beginners will
f1 f- 1 1t when asked if she had
1 theIadvanced
men have a big enough job to do good time leave be taken for archery, while
on she replied,,
will receive instruction -
fi 1 right here. There is no need foromen. I "There is only one thing Jacksonville students
at 1800
II. especially metalsmiths, ov- : Wednesday
has that Pittcburg haefl't! t
Golf Instruction will be giveneach
viseas. 'I- "
I Cockroaches! !; Monday and Wednesday at
-- H --
''Ir I. 11800 will be 41f-
and badminton
.. Dial KxfenMon 85.11' The
: beer garden Is' becoming
: and evenings -
c : fered both mornings
, 7 ro _! "r All hands who desire telephone .'e.more popular every day. It malt: Tuesday! and Friday Ogi.od

: :information) on the Station are an Ideal place for Waves an 1 and 1600. Those wishing to become _
! directed to dial extension 6551. sailors to meet for a little relaxa
member of
'I I a
,, The Central Office, extension 551i.s tion after a hard day of work. drill
platoon will muster on
being continually called by mistake .- ----t-o--------- i, nesday at 1SOO. I"f--,

' trY. .:.... i when the caller wants information I\now'-Sturt I All WAVES will be
extension 8551.
Teacher: "Spell 'straight'," in their units for the signing up
i. ::, :Marguerite KoNom, S'!(', of Panama City, 1'la., seems to begetting -- --- --- Johnny: ..S.t.r. ." of activities in which they wish

,' finite a kick out of It a* she, prepared to "cut herself a piece I I/Y.-Huy War BondN' "Correct. And what doe It to I learn and participate.

} (>f cake. It* In ol>MT\ance of the !second anniversary of the \VAVKS, ')r ',' mean ?" I -

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Editorial Offices THURSDAY-"Mr. Lucky" ('ar>' Grant. This story, about ft devil-ntacare >'- arvlV1CU f rornStaliorlly .
1'ul.lic. Relations Office Room 221 New::. \
gambler, prot'tl'u, popular that It'ltlj chosen l II" :Station personnel .
Administration Annex, UMg 951 I
for a rehimIng (.HO).
Telephone Extension 8342 SUNDAY-" (p'ret Comma," Tat O'Urleii, Carol Laiulis. A fast-, q !

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly) at th. U.'bIT. paced thriller concerning an ex-foreign respondent' who Roes I
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the P to work In a ",.hIJl 'ard as a special agent to tiiuoter Mtlwlaice.
Relations: Office at no expense to the government Copies
ate distributed tree of charge to enlisted and other Naval Splendid performances by an excellent cast, ((31). Daniel I- Carr Lt. (Og) ChC U8NH
I'ertonnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech- MONUAV-"Mr. \\'Inkl.. Goes' to War," Edward G. Jlobinaon, Ruth
ideal 4raining I Center the Headquarters of the Naval' AirOntiillonal and a 44->ear-
Training Command. Naval Auxlllatv 1 Air'i Station Wariitk. Roblnton portrays, ably *mpalliellcall. You Are LonelyYOU
iitrn Cote Spilngs.. Naval AuxiliaryAir Station' old bank clerktl Is, Inducted Into the army but comes' through
Oil Il) Field Naval I Air Gunners' School, the U. S. Naval with lying colors In "spite of creaking bone,: Kuth Vtarrlrk plays ARE LONELY! You were lonely befoie ,

UokHlal. and Naval Auxiliary-Air Facllhies. Mal'port. his, mistimlerKtamllng- (1)). ''ou came Into the service of your country; you fire

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN TCESIAY-"Sanuuer:: Storm" Linda Darnell, George Saiuk-r The lonely now. Many times in some quiet place you

Chief of Naval Air Operational Trulntng highly dramatic tale of a luxury-lot: Riiosian, woman vhom have'gien way to tears of J loneliness that you

Captain Walton W, Smith C3N men cannot resist., From a story by Anton Cheko(2)), I dated not shed openly. Even with many people;
Commandant, MK:)> to:! UA"Allergic to Love," Martha O'Driroll. Noah Keer.t around you in gay and luminous places, you ate
Jacksonville Naval Air Station Jr. A society couple elope but their honeymoon Is Interrupted : lonely. It makes no difference whether you ate do-

Captain Joseph B, Lvnch. A-VG( ). CSNR. when the wife detelopw a strange allergy. Their marriage Is alums ; Ing the things you like best or whether you ate with
Commanding Officer! on the rocks when the bride finds the cause of the trouble (4)). the one you lov s most, you are lonely.

Naval Air Technical Training Center (:THURSDAY, Student' Officers', Auditorium only "Mniitin.t'ft I It startled you to read those words, didn't it?

Cfcplaln John J. 0 Malley (MC). USN. Gloat," teat ('hallf" '. Jr.). For many years you had thought them to be your
Commanding Officer Other Entertainment hidden secret; and now you are wondering how I
U. S Naval HospitalCommander l ': guessed this thing about you. Well, I guessed it

EdDole'ek.. L'SN, AT'ItIJA8hll" Dance, :MaliiKide Auditorium. 2000. because I was once that way, too. Many people are
Commanding Officer, WEDNESDAY; :: Mayport 'M Filers" Mason Field liOO. that wav. That is why men and women sic throw,
Naval All Gunnels' School --- ---- -" -
I ing their lives away In reckless living; why love "

Commander William H. Ashford. Jr., USN', II I 1st Wave seems to fail them; why they can never find perfect .
Commanding Ofllcer Being [j ,toy or peace. ;
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs
On Station Had I: a I How you hate your loneliness What a' ;
Commander Samuel Mitchell.
Commanding! Officer: I 1 Ai. SI \"nl'rnl'; Hospital Tackson battle you wage to defeat it. Your hearts
Naval Auxiliary Air Station C ecil Field < :> j
I who understands
Its Advantages lil. cry out for someone : some
.(. i n/0 and !MIIFi.mklin, Svlveslei
Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne, USMC (Ret), I a son Tad Obc>i n*, Man" Chm SclavJulv one who will never fail you ; someone who will
Commanding: Officer Continued From Page Two ni ,
Marine Barracks :i Lt. and Mm Tunics Loglno a daughter go with you through warfare and strife.
I which I am devoted today, making Helen Elizabeth, bolo Ibuischo, there was old '
a proud
Many years ago man who
LJ ut. Cot William T. Evans L'SMC (Ret). his Then theiewas July 13. I
Commanding Officer, me assistant. rebelled against a loneliness brought on by his
I AMMlc and Mr*. Francis. Bio! toni II
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe Capt. E. T. Neale, quick- i daughter twin Thumi 1 willful acts of transgression.' He was the rich and

witted i dav. powerful king over Israel. His wealth and powers '
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service warmheattIed SClo
I and Mrs. Myilam Robbins a
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited officer who left In January to daughter, Pamela Ann, born Thuitday had brought him almost everything his heart had
without permission of CNS. War Dtpu merit. 205 J::. command another 1 July 13, desired. There was no hunger save one which h&
one of those active -
42nd St. N. Y. C. I AMMlcand Mm. Gerald Harilson a had not satisfied.' He had piled his coffers high. 1
carriers in the Pacific. My daughter Janice Ksiell: win Thursday -
fourth boss was Comdr. Thach. July 13AMM2c ;l He had raveled in strange places. He had seized

You all know Comdr. Jimmie and Mr, *, Hugh Holmes a ion. rich lands Yet still he was unsatisfied, for he 1
: Beyond Praise Thach who knew him Joe DOI'lit"tlU"n" KilJuv. July M | was lonely. .,
I 1 I ; everyone I AMM and !Mm James Reed a duughler. '
( ( Ed Note : The following a i tide was wiitten by a !! adored him." nndbt'I ", July' 14 I For a long while he sought, as you and I i

ruled writer George Matthew Adams, and printed in I I "I tell you the "r'e' all wonderful : AMM2c Verl Howe a son have sought for that something which could
tht Miami Herald.) !" Veil Thomas born !Satuid: :'. July 15
I S2c and Mm Laverne Klney a in his heart. And
I "When the story of this war is written none will "Now I'm assistant to Comdr. daughter. Patr Ida Louise torn Sutui- satisfy the strange hunger

come in for greater praise and honor than the brave \\". A. Schoech, and I hope!! he'll I day. July 15 ''at last the hunger of King David was satisfied 1 1i

Chaplains whose services have been rendered so un- 1 stay longer than what would seem I Wllllams ARMVand, a son Mr*Kenton,( I."n'on'II"on Wilson. tarn M. i ; not through his wealth ; not through ,J

selfishly and whose moral uplift given to our boys to be the usual tour at least long'I Sundav Julv 16AMU his : not through his travels; but
hall be remembered by them forever. enough to be dug out from' under I and Sims! Robert DuBuce a power )
"These Chaplains in camps, on ships, and the the ever-present piles of paper I daughter Rolit' Jenellc. loin Sun through his restored fellowship with (noel ';j'
day. JulY, 16
far-flung fronts of battlelines, have, and ate, giving My theme song is rapidly becom-I S2c and Mr. Vincent Rutso a daughter [ Out of this experience King David wrote a psalm. ..I 4

<>f themselves in the same manner as the privatef.ldif'rs. ing: 'Training Officers Anita Louise, bOI n Sunday. July It was hn answer to his loneliness. It is the answerto J

and are looked upon as God's men among go, but I stay with the paper J6. your lonelmemi. Listen:
Lt and Mrs Robert Lulls a daugh
thm. flow'. tf'O Diana, buts .Sunday 16. "0 Lord Thou hast searched me. and known me. J
"Theie is a religious phase to any contest or action I --- and Mi *. pnUltrf' a Thou knowest my downsitting and mine upiitmy;
where human freedom at stake. In daughter, Sandra Jean born Sunday. '
is war es- CommercialsFor July 16.ARTIc, Thou understandest my thought afar off.

ptcially. where men are faced, not only with the and Mi'*. C. J. List a son Thou compassest my path and my lying down, "1'
problem of life but inescapably of death the mind I SaleRADIORCAVictor Richard Allen, born Sundav Julys 16
and art acquainted with all my ways. "
s f the soldier naturally turns to religion as the one poi table Opci- ART2c and Mm. Harold Hvne a
ties either battery or plutf-ln ctnientNewl.v daughter Diane, born Mondays July 17. For there is not a word in my tongue: but. lo. 0 i
hope for comfort and for bracing of courage against I.' it-conditioned Excellent lone' Lt. and Mi *, John Hc-lllv' II daugh Lord Thou knowest it altogether

nil fear. I Call Faikhuift. 76648.:! Re '"'1notbleVletol' ter.SKlc Joan and, born Mm Monday JulY 17 Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid j"
Eineot Rhode
1 in this \' t sofa bed. Piactlcallynew. a
"The service Chaplains are rendering war )pf
I Will Iot'lif'n' teanonably Also daughter, Mailanne. Ann Monday. Thine hand upon me.
iF I beyond adequate praise. No matter where your two end tables combination magazine/: Julv 17.AM2c, Whither shall I go from Thy Spirit? or whither '
boy may be located, you may be sUl'e'that he Is' rack and table. 144J B. Childs St"N.AS. ,and Mr. Leon Bar. I.. Jr.. a shall I flee from Thy ?
i son I '( n lit born Monday. Jute 17 presence '!
'. under the eye of one of these God's men. Story after II 36 CHEVROLET two door wclan. S2c and Mr. Oivllle Otto a son. If I ascend up into heaven, Thou art their, if I e
story has been recorded in your newspapers about Four good tires and good motor. Rea- 17.Clifford Dunne, born Monday, July make my bed In hell behold, Thou art theie.
their heroic deeds. Many have paid the supreme sac- sonable. Contact End, Hoffman at I dwell
AMM2o and Mm. Human Mount If I take the wings of the morning and m 1
BfdK. 710. or Phone 7-706 after six a
i if ice."These. I m. son Kenneth( Marshall born Tuesday the uttermost parts of the lIt'a'n; there i
Chaplains are real men. They look deep ; For Rent I Julv 18.AMIc shall Thy hand lead me, and Thy right hand
Into the mind of a soldier. They sense his fears and and Mm' James Chattel KvvaaV
I Nice large: double room. VW per a son James Charles. Ji ., loin Tuf'- shall hold me. '
questionings. They bolster his morale. They light a month. Officer and wife preferred u day. July 18ARMlc How precious also are Thy thoughts unto me 0
candle in his heart. They help to build a fortress occupant. Mi*. George' Feia.son, 4652 and Mr. William Carlton
I Onega, Phone 2-223, I Colgate God! How great (is the sum of tht-m'! It
/: a son William Carlton, Jr..
about his faith-indeed. they: help to create that
: For Sale l born u July should count them they are more in number
faith so essential to courage, whether at home or One maple desk and matching chair: I AM2c and atir.. C, It Poland a son than the sand; when I awake, I AM STILL
the battle front two maple rhnlis one maple davenport Alan \\'a''', born Wednei-dav, July Ifl
upon one maple end table, one maple AM2o and Mm, Edward Dori-Joi-: WITH THEE!
"Like the tireless physician who binds up the lamp Three months old.I Cash only don a daughter Janet t.orn.dnts ----'
wounds of the torn and disabled, the Chaplain Also pre-war baby roach. Collapsible day July 19. ;
Gotl'a man-binds up the wounds of the spirit, furnishing All leather and all metal. 3437 A Tay- Ensign and Mm Wm D. Hunter a Navy Radio Programs :
lor, Dewey Park. daughter, Diane Elizabeth: 1 ,
> spiritual plasma, and giving to each soldier, Driver Wanted nesday, July 19.
lonely and homesick, a cool drink of hope to sustain Car In Scranton Philadelphia or New --- -- -- ----- 'i7tlItSDAI'.4.4Navy
York! Wish to have driver bilne car Headline*"-WJIIP lS35-11i40.

hie f'OU 1. huepicferably Mm, M Snyder fiom. Scranlon.942 Blrdv Resetto St.. Look Before You Buy "rive Flrt I.Ine" WMIUl (CHS) 2300-22 0 .-

:Scranton, Pn. Contact a few day In FRIDAY

Honor To Whom Honor DueA l advance bv Teilace calling, Jacksonville Mi::*. Ash, 'Phone7IISt.O. 2375Heldmar Any Used AutomobileBefore "Na\y Xewt,,,"-WJAX 1730-I'.AS"Naty

the Frank j buying a used car be sure HC"ltdllnOI-WJII" 1H.15-1MO"Something
memorial fund, known as Enlisted man's wife wants ride to to call at the Jacksonville War for the OlrM"-WJAX 1 :80-1145

:Knox Memorial Fund at Northwestern University -: Houston 1. Texas Will hare or vicinity expenses.aiound Please August Rationing Board to get the latest "Meet Your XM ) "-WJIIP (BliN2080-21(Ml

has been established b)' the call Mis. .,ench, 2-6524.: information whether you are buy- SATURDAY

of the Chicago Daily News. directors 1 ---- -- ':!. --- ing from a dealer or an individual. "Women In Hlue"-WJIIP (Dine)' 1400-lUOf'lkwt

This is the advice offered by the Cnnip 1'arade"-11'SIBRCBS( ) IMKt-1625
This $1,000 fund is to be used "in the dis- You're Entitled To
Yard Department here. New di- "Navy Bulletin Board"-11'1'Dq
h cretion of the University trustee to provide I More Gas On LeaveThe rectives issued by the OPA have (Mutual) 105-17SONa

"" suitable recognition to the student at Northwestern i established price ceilings: for used y Wing*"-WJAX 000-7(1:10:

t' who, upon receipt of a commission I OPA gave service men and cars effective since 10 July anda SUNDAY

L* in the U. S. Navy is selected by President women a break this week. II | certificate of transfer will be "lUut'j c'k..t Choir"-WMRR (CI1S) 11041-1130
I I Members of the armed, forces needed in each sale.
officer 1 1I I "America In the Alr"-\\1\IIUt ((,'ity}) 1 00-1MO(
of Northwestern and commanding I; are now entitled to one gallon of I These certificates may be obtained "Pa<,iflc Slory"-WJAX (NBC) 2830 24W)
of the Naval 110TC for having exhibited gasoline for each day of leave up'to ': from the War Rationing MONDAY A'\

the highest qualities of leadership among a maximum of 30 gallons!, according Board and must be filled in joint
"U. S. Navy Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1290-1243
to an announcement made ly by the buyer and seller
students at the University. I "Bill Nark
by the District OPA Rationingheadquarters --- -- Bluejacket l'lanltlt"I
What fitting tribute could be paid to j WftlBIt iH)-1715Xa
more i in Jacksonville. I ; .
Keep 'Km Ciue"" ing Ness,," 1':30-17
y -
the man who was largely instrumental in I I Formerly military personnel on
'leave A good girl always sticks to "Na\y lle..dllnei/>r-WJIIP JMfi-1140"Something *
received only five gallons regardless ,
rj\isinjr the United States Navy from the "no. for the GIII.-\\'JAX 19301845'I''ESDAY
: of the length of their
depths of Pearl Harbor to the greatest strik- "vacation." I A bad girl always! 'eases.A .

ing force in the world within a period of two I I The former allotment allowed alike smart girl makes them sound "Hand. lo Battle"-WMIW (CMS) 1790-1745

find one-half years ? I I men who received many short (CBS)
-------O' --- leaves to receive five gallons for I And holds them all on guesses. "Na,'y Headline' *"-WJIIP 1893-1MO

regula-blood 1 each leave. In the future no "Ak Your Nat.)'"WJIIP :21M>-21SO
There are some donors among the
WAVES. The record is Evalyn Olsen's, AMM2c, with lation will be granted for passes I Divine Services I "Hall of Montrzuttta"-'PIj
: to Army personnel or liberties to (Mutual) 2230-2300
Blood Bank.
pevcn donations to the Red Cross Nancy '
J Jarrtll, AMMZc has'! made six Neva Gibson AMM2c. : Navy personnel or for leaves or \\ KDNKSDAY"Xay: :

Jackie Abbott AMM3c, and Betty Collier SIc have furloughs: of less than three days Protestast Chapel: Muitia had tad NeW-WJAX 1730-35
filCh gone: three times. What's more-they'ie going 1 Thus the new allotment will range Illrmiaihim Atenoe.07TO "Na\y HrudlliteV MJIIP 1835\ -1 MO
from three to 30 gallons
pgain this next week. : -Holy Communion.
The Tale 'I Proper leave or furlough papers 0830-Recruit Divine service.
-- Bayou Spinner.The
} 09.1O-Tralnlnll' Center Divine service. From
should be presented to the local Other Papers
Naval Frontier Base in Charleston' which led all) Frontier and Section based in the Pearl arbor I board having Jurisdiction over the 1045-General Divine leivice.
bond drive, sold $105.400 In bonds dining automobile which the applicant expects 1K4J-Vesper service.
Pay war to chive, it was said Catholie Chapel MottU B.ad gad Attention. of all hands I la once more called to the
War Loan Drive, just completed, the
the Invasion Uirntlnghiim Atenoe. strict observance Youwouldn't
: of regulation
Bend office announced this week (ntoMasi.07u0Maas.: .
'. This bested by almost $40,000 the $66,000 Pearl I I' WORLD OYK1C: ) knife your best friend In the back ; and
/10-10111" yet you do worse than this when you try to al'
Rancor pay sales by the bse. An old-timer, hash marks elbow OeiO 11(41Mass.1700Mass.-Mds .. something past the censors on our actfvltie

Ahoy. I deep, was entertaining a bunch of Certainly by this time every man aboard 1 1mihar Is >>
---": ----- I icokies with his fighting record. CbrUtian Srleore P rvUei Mo (la ) with the censorship regulations, and U fully

"]t Ifl men. not ships that fight" 111 I a saying that I And I fought with General Road aDd ltlrmmhni Attub. aware that nothing regarding movements: pat,
-Small chart I
f i It has teen blazed forth in the roadside; of manyroiling General perching, I fought with BirmlDibara Atfau h..all chapel). ftrldhl facts on such things u armament airuaft.peiformance .
ships en the seven seas from tally privateers Uncle Joe Stilwtll. I ." 17O-Satboth 'nlle (Friday). engineering and casualties can toelOuOion
3000-Satbath tervlre (Friday). ;
ain't ? In-
, to the tact "Ships of the Line. "Quantlfrome you t W+10-nvc1lcn' (Saturday. (d.
, The Mix-quite leiiupttd a bortd rockie. ll000-DtoVOtJ (Sunday) Cecil Field, The Monument.r .



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27 July, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

Member[ eN .DAVID\

of Fumed Task WIMB1Y. HARGRtPvr5 53 -',

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Isl Trip To MoriuDOS'Captain .DUTYOoPSWNAT'S GUARD- .

Walton W; Smith, commandant, last week delivered THAT NOISE? QUESTIONSPLEASE

! with congratulations a letter of commendation originated ) ( TURN TO PAGE 7

j by Commander, Air Force, United States Pacific Fleet and II 7

:;. ";- addressed to Lieutenant Robert Giroux, USNU, of the Aviation 1. Though FOR THE each ANSWERS group) contains
Training Department on this Station. only three words, the three should

.; I As Executive Assistant to the commander_ __ of_ a__ Carrier__n____ _Air___ 1W110 enable you to name three famous
Group, Lieut. Giroux participatedIn historical (a) Isabella
I - ------ personages: ,
the following engagements Pinta, Indians; (b) mud, cloak,
against the Japanese: Marcus Island Station Unit Of queen; (c) France, kite, almanac.
; Wake Island Rabaul; occu- 2. Allied troops have cracked

pation of Tarawa; Kwajalein Atoll; Red four major Nazi defense lines t
occupation of Roi and Namur Is. Cross Steps I Gustav, Mareth, Cherbourg, Hit-
lands, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall ler. Can you tell the country in
! Islands; Truk Atoll; Salpan and DEAR ME 'which each of them is situated.
Tenian Island. Up Monthly WorkOne Get three x>ut of four.

, "By his energy, prseveranceand NO ONE SEEMS: 3. What state has had eight T>fits
fine example throughout, can guage the war headlines
'Lieutenant Giroux contributed ma- by attendance at the Naval I I GOES TO ANSWER the native United sons States become I Presidentof
terially to the outstanding achieve- Air Station Unit of the Red Cross |I
ment and success of his Air these days. That is proven by the j THERE I WONDER 4. Would you fire at this plane?

I Group," said the citation. I record-breaking 10,000 surgical!! \F \ 1D\ SOMETHING g---.. ".("1 ....... :: _:: :.", r' :-,...:..
In the last dressings turned out in the past : / ': / '" -
month. \ WRONG .
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three engagements I I ) :
.1 With patriotic fervor the volunteers F I
A listed i know that each bandage is "

above, the MarC a direct contribution to the life of Q q j

shalls, Truk and our Servicemen and may speed the 7 / -j r : .
end of the
war. I i
Saipan, Lieut. -
Sessions on Tuesday and Fridays "
0 ( .'
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Giroux was part I;! .
the' School Room
I Sunday / ,fT" ,. (
of famous Task average 42 workers but on July'' t "f ,. .
,__ :'" t Force :S, com- I 14 the group celebrated the holiday c M "-. : < -t

'":-" ,... manded by Ad-i| by completing 1600 dressings _n __ Yd:': ":;.' :-dp---,
marking the date with real ac- "
,_ w mfral Mitscher.1!f complishment. So You're Sick Of It! ''I No, for it's an Allied aircraft.- It'sa
the of
I Under the capable leadership of long range twin engine plane.Its .
4. which was re- ;, Mrs. A. C. McFall and her staff' So you're sick of the way the wings are mounted above the
'JIU ntly disclosed of veteran workers, the Unit is Station is run, I' hull on a pylon and are braced
M. Giroux by the Navy. In ''I steadily increasing in membership. I And you're sick of the way the 1 I: Georgia Auld And I I by struts. Both edges of the out-

recounting his experiences, Lieut. ., Newly enrolled are Mrs. E. R.I training is done, :1' er sections of the wings taper to
Giroux lists Saipan as the most Lewis, Mrs. A. Q. Strand, Mrs. I It has
And you're sick of standing square tips. a two-step hull
memorable battle he experienced. i Crowther Boyd, Mrs. R. H. Mul- around in line. His Band To Play which sweeps back to a tapered
'It was the first visit of the You're sick that Is.. tailplane which has
I, lins.Also you say-well, I a single fin
fleet to the Marianas and we Mrs F. W. Brown Mrs. and rudder. it.
fine! Identify
! didn't know what to expect. The W. R. Wecker, Mrs. John F. f I! For Dance 22 Aug. 5. Can you name the heavy.
day before we cached our land-
Tatom, Mrs. D. L. Carr, Mrs.
But there who sick weight
champions from
are men are the time
! Having ing point survived the Japs seven picked us up. W. Kirby Mrs. L. B. of the sun and the heat I'I Georgia Auld well known young Gene Tunney retired until Joe
previous 0'1
ger, Stell Coval Mrs. L. M. And they are sick of the feel of tenor sax star formerly featured j Louis entered the Army.
shows, in five of which were un ,: ley. Jr., Mrs. C. E. Finch,
successfully attacked by enemy their tired feet. I with Artie Shaw and Benny Good- 6. There is only one point in the
Sam Dunn Mrs. R. C.
I They are sick of the mud and the I his orchestra to United States
planes, we were sure that our luck Mrs. Robert Weston, Mrs. Don I man brings theMain where four states I
had run its course and that our : jungle flies, "1 touch. Three of these states are
Hopper, and Mrs. W. C. Gardner. 1
And they are sick of the stench k"r Colorado Arizona
and New
number was up. Then came a I Juniors are also welcome and I' Mexico. r
when the mists rise .
message from Admiral Mitscher the night ; What is the fourth state?
some teen-age volunteers -
sick of the
that sent .chills up and down our I!. daughters of regular members And they the are wounded and weak.groansof I I 7. When the Allies get possession .

spines: 'Our position has been reported are Eleanor Gage, Joann O'Malley I And sick of the sound of I of France's largest port they I
they are
and the target alerted. and Peggy Smith. No longer I will be reminded of Alexander
the bomber's
Stand by for a fight to the finI I I dive Dumas' "Count of Monte Cristo."
; novices, they put in as many hours sick of the
Yes they are seeing
ish.: I I' and careful attention as their seniors dead alive Do you know the name of the
"Beginning before. dawn next I ; I port

day the attacking planes came I I Likewise the Wave Auxiliary, 8. The Wright brothers made
In, just as ours were preparing i meeting on Tuesday evenings in And they are sick of the noise II' their first successful airplane
to take off. The AA fire from !! I' and roar and din.
the Sunday School Room, conti- flight 41 years ago. Had they
of taste of food
sick the
our protecting screen was so They are
nues to give valuable assistance to made it an "occasion" they might
intense that it lit up the sky the enterprise. from tin I have invited how many of these
for miles around. One by one the They are sick of the slaughter
Each dressing is so urgently inventors to attend it in person:
Jap torpedo bombers were picked' needed that the Unit is constantly sick to their soul I Robert Fulton, Samuel Morse, Ben
off and fell in flames on the wa And sick of playing the killer's
searching for more recruits. Franklin, Thomas Edison, Henry
ter. At one point a Jap fighter role.
j - --- ----- Ford and Eli Whitney ?
dove on our carrier and dropped I i, supporting units of this task group They are sick of blood and death 9. A standard piano has how

a bomb which missed. Appar-, shot down twelve planes to burning I and smell. many keysa: ) 38; (b) 58; (c)
ently the pilot was so nervous cinders, drove off many others, They are even sick of themselvesas 88 I idi I 108?
about getting the bomb on our ; and by skillful maneuvering saved well.
10 What favorite character of
deck that he forgot to strafe. He j all ships for their mission. This ,
firtion might tell this ina
dived so low that I can still see i mutual confidence must obtain for' But they are sicker yet of a story
court of domestic relations
those big red Rising Suns on his all future naval operations. I tyrant's rule, I m just a kid but I'm unhappy.: My
wings. We started our launch "After the Nil)'"' loss of fare And conquered lands where wild Ma dead and my Papa's a drunkard
while attacking planes were still at Truk, we expected a fight, beasts drool. I have to live with a widow who triesto
in and all of'ours Into 1 had And cured damn civilize me--keep me dressed up.
coming got we a fight, we won a fight. they are quick. teachesme book Urnln. I want
the target and plastered it. 1: I am proud to state that I firm when they think of the day. "run away and who'd care If I did? to
After the battle, we were all ly believe this force can knook When all this hell will be out of -

given a copy of a message from 1' hell out of the Japs anywhere, the way. Station Auditorium Tuesday War News

Admiral Mitscher. It's just been anytime. Your standard ,It high When none of this mess will have night 22 August, for & Ship's San Francisco (CNS) "The
released for publication but so far I can only congratulate all handson been in vain, Dance. Russians," the Tokyo radio reported -
as I know it has not yet appeared an outstanding! performanceand And the lights of the world will Lieut. Raymond Forsberg. As- in a masterpiece of under-

in print. It gives you an idea give you a stupendous well blaze again. | sistant Welfare and Recreation Of- statement, "are aiming to disturb
of the inspired leadership dun| Mitscher." And things will be as they were the German withdrawal."
Admir-I ficer, announced a number of girls
al Mitscher was capable I Lieut. Giroux Is author of before, I
will attend the dance which will
The text of the message follows -, "Rescue from Truk." recently pub- And the kids will laugh in the | from 2100 to 2400. tenor sax solos became more and
: "The task force commander ,lished in Colliers. It is a detailed streets, once more. i more prominent.
will not attempt to enumeratethe account of the rescue of a When the Axis flag will be dipped Georgia who Is only 21 years Auld later joined Benny Good
results obtained during the J fighter pilot in his air group who I and furled I old. has been hailed by many man's orchestra and was featured
Truk and Marianas episode of this j I| made a forced landing inside Truk And God looks down on a peaceful critics as one of America's finest with BG for a full year.

cruise. His heart is too full for lagoon and was picked up by an I world. popular musicians. One of the up and coming young :
-"erbal expression of pride in his OS2U which landed within By S. T. Bortz RM Ic, Auld who studied the sax under bands of 1943, Georgia Auld and
rce. The mutual confidence be- 1 range of Jap guns. Lieut. Giroux Radio School. Rudy Wiedoft, began his band career his orchestra give every Indica- \
_. een aircraft and surface units I| in civilian life is an editor of the From the Farragut News, with Bunny Beiigan. He then tion of becoming a favorite new I

was fully demonstrated during the :1 publishing house of Harcourt, II NTS, Farragut, Idaho. I joined Artie Shaw. Georgia commanded dispenser of dance music. Starred
night. and early morning of Feb.rusty I Brace of New York which pub- ---t-- Shaw's band while the with the Auld orchestra is Pretty
2122. when the screen and lished "They Were Expendable." send the Jx .%7r Yew. Home! I leader was in Mexico and his Patti Powers, talented singer.
I Male Call- ----------- by Milton Caniff.:creator of "Terry and the Pirates" MeSS Consolidated I IOH

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May Get Starting Role Against Stars NAS Boxers Will Fliers Clash With StarsIn

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1,0 \,t. .." Open Season Next St. Augustine FridayWith

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... ..,. ,, X Week At SmokerThe a season's record of 18 games won against four defeats

( < ; :, the Naval Air Station Fliers will travel to St Augus

I .. .. > station boxing team, which tine tomorow for a game against the Coast Guard Stars on
: ; is being reorganized under Lieut.

Eddie Adams, will have its first Francis Field at 3 p. m. __ .___L_ __L L .. _
lion warier, wno nab
pucned two
week from tomorrow
I a
VM Pace victories, may get the starting assignment
; when mitters from Camp Johnston O&G and from Lieut. Marty
I Fia., arrived here to help pro-
Air Station
vide a Victory Smoker boxing card. ( manager.
Carter, a semi-pro pitcher
.t Enlisted LoopsOrdnance did
N Thirteen fighters are taking most of his previous hurling in San
daily workouts at the Sports pa-
of the Diego and in the Army
Lieut. and Gunnery,
villlon and from this
of the The Stars, who play Sunday
Adams will select 10 NAS repre- National League, and VM, for
sentatives to battle the visitors. American League, continue undefeated the State semi-pro title which the
and lead their respective Fliers held last year but did not
I Men now working out are: Bill loops in the enlisted men's softballrace. defend, are expected to be at top
Knox 130 lbs. Docks-Ferries
; I strength for the game.
Salvatore-Alverez, 135 Ibs., Docks- Freddie
Ferries; Garland Alexandra, 157 i In games played during the past who Biggs failed ex Memphispitcher
Ibs, Squadron VF 4; Jimmy Wis- : week, VM beat Recruit Center, 5 to beat the Fliers, will attempting

: mer 158 lbs., A and R; Alfred to 4; T 4 triumphed over the Hospital probably be on the hill for his
Alvarez, 142 Ibs., Boathouse. 10 to 3 and Recruit Center, second
trial. is
Biggs a fast ball
Norman Evansen, 175 Ibs., A 6 to 1 but lost to Docks-Ferries, pitcher who mixes in a good curve.

and R; Jack Lucarelli, 155 lbs., 9 to 5. Squadron VF 4 defeated The Fliers were, strengthened
Docks-Ferries, 6 to 3. Barracks"D"
Physical Training; Buddy Thomas, during the week by the return of
w l 140 lbs., Jax Municipal No.1; won in a slugfest from C. C. Center Fielder Edo Vanni
who has
x r Y Stewards, 9 to 7 and lost to VO-
flC '", r George Schaeffer, 165 Ibs., Physi- been on leave. Dave Bride will
t } g cal Training; Clyde Perry, 155 Ibs., VCS, 12 to 1 and VPB 2 ((2), 6 to probably continue to play in Van.ni's .
Seaman Guard Bashara, 4.
; Henry
R VPB 2 (1)), 14 place, however while the ex.
142 Ibs., Ships Store Ashore; A and thumped
I Seattle star back
gets into
Adrian Grill, 155 lbs. A and R; to 5 and the Marines, 13 to 1; VPB playing

and Marvin Reid, 147 Ibs., Phy- 2 ((1)) bounced back against the shape.
.: aI sical Training. Storekeepers, 3 to 0. Personnel Probable Lineups for the game

__ Tonight at 1930 the NAS be- nosed out the Dispensary, 2 to 1 against the Stars Friday follows:
Stars Buccaro cf Muffolletto
; 2b
( ginners team will meet a squad and VPB 2 (2) whitewashed the ;
Don Carter AM2c Klein, ss; Wood, rf; Stevens, If
may draw the hurling assignment against the of Student boxers at the NATTC. Marines, 7 to 0. ;
St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars Olive, Ib; Doll 3b; Pride, c and
Friday when the Filers travel to
In the first NAS
meeting, won In the officers league, VPB (2)
Francis Field for a game starting at 3 p. m. Carter, former San four fights to one. took two edging out VF 4, Biggs, p. Fliers, Bride, cf; Colgan,
Diego, Calif. games c Cross 3b Lyons, 2b Anderson
semi-pro pitcher, has Improved steadily with the Fliers ; ; ; ,
13 to 12 and swamping A and R
this season. ss; Woddail, If; McCloskey, rf;
14 to 3; VF 4 came back against Wickel, Ib and Carter, p..Next .
Great Lakes Has Supply Commissary for a 2 to 1 Wednesday the Fliers oppose
VF 5 notched 12 to 5
triumph; a
the Mayport Frontier Base on
12 Game BillingGreat decision over Operations; but Oper- Mason Field at 1700. Each team
ations rebounded for a 13 to 0 victory -
i has won twice this season in the
) A and R and VOVCSwon
Lakes Naval Training over ; four games played. Neither team
Center will 12 sche- from Supply Commissary 3 to
play a game has won away from its home dia.
dule this fall it was announced re- 0. mond.
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cently by Lt comdr. Paul E>. Leading hitters in the enlisted "=

("Tony") Hinkle, athletic officer men's loop during the week were:'
and coach of the '42 and '43 Blue- Windsor Domen and Shofford, T 4; This G. I. Couldn't

ryfBY jacket elevens. Welden, Shoemaker and Slater Re-

r Great Lakes, the nation's top cruit Center; Kauffman, Roberts

ranking ServIce team for the past and :McCleer, Docks-Ferries; Mon- Forget Training In

Edmund Walsh, Y2' ', two seasons, opens its schedule estantl, VM: ; Frazier and Clark.

against Fort Sheridan, Ill., 16 VF 4; and Husk, Hospital; all of
Military Courtesy
Sept. and winds up with Notre the American League. .
Edo Joseph Vanni, Sp (A) Ic center fielder and .340
a Dame on 2 Dec. Kramer, Krokoski and Kozar, The Barber Shop sports columnof
hitter for the Fliers, was one of the handful of baseball I The games between these two Barracks "D"; Wells, Bowden and John Carmichael, widely read

players ever to make the jump from high school baseball to teams last year and the preceed- Harper, Personnel; BUck, Dispensary Chicago Daily News writer carriesa

fast company. competition. ing year have ben real thrillers. ; Brownlow and Sutmiller, C.C. story of interest to all G. I. base-
jiK.e rreucue xiuiciunson, another The two teams tied at Soldiers Stewards; Nelson, Theep and Cur- ball fans.

Seattle boy, Vanni caughtthe Field Chicago in 1942 and last bo, VPB 2 ((2) ; Anckner, Hen- The yarn Is an excerpt from a

eye of a Seattle Ranier scout Leo Field Holds year a long pass from Steve Lachto dricksen, Steinhoffer and Polntex, letter written by a corporal in

and was signed while still in high Paul Anderson with 35 secondsto A and R; Robertson, Marines; Rei- Italy to his father in Chicago.

r school to nlay class / A. ball. Softball LeadLee play gave the Bluejackets a 19- ter, Storekeepers; and Elder, Res- "Dear Folks: The weather has

As rookies In 1938, Hutchln- 14 triumph at Great Lakes. ico and' Varuda, VPB 2 (1). been fine lately and we have been

son, a graduate of Franklin lugh: Field NAAS won two games The complete schedule follows: Best filters in the officers league playing plenty of baseball. A

school and Vanni, a graduate of during the past week in the 16 Sept.-Ft. Sheridan, at Great Lakes were: Mykland, Tignor, Whitten- funny thing happened the other

Queen Anne high school, did NAOTC northern sector softball 23 30 Sept.Sept.-Purdue-Illinois at at Great Great Lakes Lakes burg, Aimmer and Louie, VPB 2 day. The colonel was playing sec

mighty welL Hutchinson won, race, beating NAS Jacksonville 4 7 Oct.-Northwestern at Evanston (2) ; Timonsen, Breckner, Newhall, ond base and one of the mechanicswas

as Vanni recalls, around 25 to 1 and Lake City, 11 to 2. .114 Oct-Western Michigan at Great Mann, Case and Hickey, VF 4; hitting. He singled but they
games and was purchased by the Lakes Trudeau and Jenkins had him in rundown between
Detroit Wally Vicini, ace hurler for the 21 Oct.-Ohio State at Columbus
s Tigers. Edo, his
room- league leaders, twirled his second 28 Oct.-Wisconsin at Madison Forsberg, McHugh and Howard first and second.
mate, and fellow freshman
played no-hit game of the season againstthe 5 Nov-Marquette. at Milwaukee Operations; :Mohle and Woodcock "They almost caught him when
right field established a bat- 11 Nov -Lincoln AAF at Great Lakes
A and R; Blandin, Long, Wilson he to attention and salut-
ting mark of .310 and stole 20 Station. Jim Nichol turned 18 Nov.-Marquette at Great Lakes
bases. back Lake City on six hits. 25 Nov.-Ft, Waren at Great Lakes and Delaney, A and R; Davidson I ed the colonel who, unconsciously,
J 2 Dec.-Notre Dame at South Bend Supply-Commissary; and Leppert, started to return the salute. In
r Not until 1041 did "Little In other games played during I Dunbar, Lanzen and Phillips, VF 5 doing so he missed the ball and
I Edo" attract the attention of week NAS Jacksonville won Don McNeil: At Quonset the kid went to second. The cap-
over St. Simons Island, 3 to 1.
big league teams when he
; sajsthe the
playing third, rolled over
{ Pirats, G'ants and Cubs Mayport beat Cecil Field, 2 to 1. 1 Lieut. Don McNeill, national ten- 10 Minor Leagues OperateMinor field laughing and the runner wentto

showed Interest In him. Naval Air Gunners School blankedSt. nis singles champ in 1940, is backin leagues this third.
Simons Island, 7 to 0. And operating
the States after two
His record was outstanding. years duty season are: the American
Asso- "We still haven't got over it and
Cecil Field
After a remarkable debut, he had to edged out Lake City 7 in South America. The former ciation, International League, Pa- that was two days ago. I thoughtthe

two Increasingly spectacularseasons. 6.Lee Kenvon college star is stationed at cific Coast League; Southern Association colonel was going to blow his
Field, with its one and a the U. S. Naval Air Station
In 1939 he hit .327 Quon- Eastern League; Inter- top right there, but even he had
and stole 31 bases. In 1910 he half game margin over the rest of set Point, Rhode Island. State League; Piedmont League; to laugh. I've read about such
hit .333 and stole 35 bases. Both the league appears to be the best l I Ohio State League Pony
bet ; League; things, but this is the first timeIt
for the title at the
years he was second In bases ... present Send The Jax Air New Hornet and Appalachian Leacue. hnnn_ __ <_>nArf__.."
stolen and In '40 he was third writing In Nichol, Vicini and Dul- '# n

the loop's batters. can Rice, the Lee softballers have
among leading Gunnerv Officers Win
In 1941 when the big leagues three ot the best hurlers in the loop. Student Officers' League Title

were beckoning, Edo was hitting .. ... .
.308 and had stolen 12 bases in Pet. u.

i the first 27 games, but an unfortunate Lee Field NAAS 6 2 .750 0" 1 1w
NAS Jacksonville ciu.
collision with Eddie Pelle- Mayport NAS 4 3 3 .571 .T My A
I grini resulted in a broken leg and LakCe : 4 :m 7.1h

cost him his pre-war chance in the City l NAB 3 g ,,333 '
majors. Cecil Field NAAS 3 :333 Y a ,
St. Simons NAS 2 4 ,,333 .
Vanni says he's not a power hitter ":t :
t but a place hitter. He didn't
hit a home run all year in '40 SOFTBALL STANDINGS
when he placed right back of Lou National .+... aro .
League .be
Novikoff and Steve Mesner for

Pacific Coast League. batting hon W L Pct
0 1.000
ors. 1 ,857 N
"You've got to remember I'm a A & R 5 1 .833 V y

", little guy," he says. "My playing VPB(2)Parachute Loft 6 3 ,.714
weight is only 155 pounds and I'ma '
: five feet nine inches tall. I have Do-vCs 3 4 :,428

to rely on speed and line drives to StorrekeePer 2 6 250
get round those bases. Marine Bks. 1 3 ,,250Cie
To harden himself physically "
Stewards 1 7 ,1125
daring# the off Reason, Vanni C. ,

played professional! soccer Incog- American League ,
nito with the Vancouver "Cap- VM 7 0 1.000 Pet. : b -

p alanos" In '38, '39 and '40. One
year the "()apalan won the Seaman Cd. 4 2 ,,6 5

Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy denoting Docks Ferries 4 3 ,,5671

.1 t soccer supremacy in Vancouver Boathouse 1 1 ,500 h
province. Vanni played Recruit Center 2 4 .333
; with the "Capalanos" until detected I Mall Galley 0 1 .000
Ships Store 0 4 .000
by the Bunters! when he Hospital 0 4 .000
t was ordered to stop. Cooks Bakers 0 5 .000
}'.1 In 1912 Vanni was In the Officers' League! i -

: Navy and playng for the Pasco, W L Pct "
VF5 5 0 1.000 l'* V v**
Washington Naval Air Station.
f (oeBratlons 3 1 .75500 'wile tsunnery Officers softball < n fctat.o.1 .., this cliMiMihiacir.
"We had a team which was ed the Student Officers' t'tei yel} *.om, t.t.on season, LasVlfcouy -.
League !
VF4 3
2 .600voves Left to
right, first
practically an all-star Coast row, Lieut. W. Ii. Ilackbarth Ens. It.
r Dika Ens, B. R. Severns Ens, 11, h ;
c League nine," he nolnts out. "In Supply Comm. i 3 250 J. It. Lieut. vv. if i \tlwk0pfw] ln 'J,1* Doerres S and Ens J. II. Brown. Back VowLieut!
l" left field we had Danny Amaral, PublIc Wks. 0 1 .()rJ)) and Lleut. John Janusas S. iv McKlnney; !!"-. W. W. Woleottt Ens. \V. W. lfeath;

l Continued From Page Seven alaIJo'p. g : :,0 0 (0) IL E. Rasmussen were, athletic transferred officer.during 2nd the Lte.season.1. 0. Gibson and W, Showalter and CWefr Warrant

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i:,; JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven I 1

Parachute Loft WAVES Are Champions I'Last Of Famous Quiz Contest Civilian EmployesOf I

f Y Douglas Bombers PAGE 3)ANSWERS
AID Are Given
| Continued From Page One

4 t "They were well equipped and good 1. (a) Columbus; (b) Sir Wal

'?: .L s _| Down went one carrier and away ter Raleigh; (c) Benjamin Franklin. War Bond Pennant
limped several other badly crip- ,-

pled survivors. 2. Mareth in Tunisia, Cherbourg Presentation of the Command- t
And then Midway. That historIc in France, Hitler and Gus- ant's War Bond Honor Pennant J

+ -S e I engagement of June 1942, still tav in Italy. to the 41 civilian employees of
,+ y r the most destructive sea-air fightin 3. Virginia. x the Aaviation Training Depart-
F r history, was the SBD's own 4. It's the Navy's PBY-5 Cata- ment was made this week by Com

I great triumph. At least four enemy lina Flying Boat. mander John Raby, USN, Super
( carriers sank as a result of the 5. Max Schmeling, Jack SharkeY'I' intendent of Aviation Training,

*f deadly accurate dive bombing Prima Camera, Max acting on behalf of the Commandant. -
staged by Dauntless off Jim Braddock. The
squadrons pennant was received -
I the Enterprise, USS Hornett and 6. Utah. in the name of the civi-
ill-fated Yorktown. The real 7. Marseilles. "Chateau d'lf," lian employees by Evelyn T. Perk
score at Midway will probably not immortalized in the Dumas book, ins, chief clerk.
I be known until after the but was located on the shore of
war, Marseilles' harbor. This honor is bestowed upon any
its is certain that never before or group of civilian employees who
8. Only Edison and Ford. All
since has one type of aircraft have for two consecutive months
raised an amount of the others were dead in 1903.
equal havoc maintained
at least 90 per cent
9. C 88
I with capital warships. participation in the Payroll Saw
10. Huck Finn in Mark Twain'sbook
Next was Guadalcanal, but the about Tom Sawyer and ings Plan to the extent of 10 per

SBD's greatest ordeal and great- Huckleberry Finn. .... I cent of their total gross payrollin
est triumph came in the fall of -- il "" war bonds. At present 91 per
1942 when it took to the beach I cent of the A.T.D. civilian em-

and operated as a shore based Famed Regiment ployees are investing 14.7 per cent
bomber off Henderson Field on of their total gross payroll in
Guadalcanal. There Marine Corps bonds.
and Navy pilots put it to work as Jumped Hard Way The bond buying A.T.D. civilian .

severe and trying as any aircrafthas Continued From Page Onethey'd ) employees have exceeded the
yet undergone. With Just a honor mark for many months and
m handful of Dauntlesses they) patrolled be hit next, the Doc says were eligible for the Honor Pen
I the long stretches to the fighters. But their reflexes were nant some time ago. The pre.
nortliwest, morning, afternoon and not as quick as the Americans.For sentation of the banner is fitting
night to spot the "Tokyo Express," instance when our patrol 'tribute to what the Commandant
the enemy's fast moving cruiser would come face to face with the described in his letter of congratulations
I and destroyer forces which made Japs our boys would get in the as their "splendid and
I I almost dally visits to the island first lick and fire before the Japs.It I consistent support of this important
from their base in Bougainville. was a perfect medical exampleto phase of the war effort.
: By the end of 1912 the worst me of reflexes. We are taughtto -

days were over. More and more think independently. Theyaren't.
planes poured Into the Pacific ." STATION WEDDINGSThe

; s s theatre, and it no longer fell Lieut. Stevens said the Navy
.,! ; to the Dauntless to carry the medical officers serving with the following weddings have been
performed at the Station chapels:
;,;,0. ., ....ac lute Left WAVUS won the Stai.on bombing: load alone. But it wasn't Marines were prepared to per- July 14: D'VV ayne Donald Klstler
: boating title for the through. form any type of major operationin and Vivian Elaine Osgood, July 17
1944 season and recently received their victory pennant. Left to right, From Pearl Harbor until April the field, if necessary. He is Joseph Allen Woo ten, Jr, and Hazel
first row, Dorothy fowling, PR3c, and Elizabeth Mlerzojewhkl, FKSc Knight Garrls.; July 19: Truman Doug
second ; 1944, SBD's had flown 1,189,473.9 enthusiastic about the benefits derived las Calhoun and Murtls Louise Lee
row, Gabriella
Albrechta. PK3c, Imelda Lacey, PK3c and operational hours. Twenty-five per from life-saving blood- July 20: Rudolph Valentino Blordl and
'; i Georglna May', l"n3(". Third row, Ensign Anne Van \Vestrenen, cent of all operational hours flown plasma. Leonl Andrus: July 21: Warren I..
.:.; coach and Chief Warrant Officer Lewis and Agnes L Patterson:
, George Pickering, of the Parachute
Lieut. Stevens who studied
LoftPhysical off aircraft carriers were flown medicine July 22: Francis Whaley Ewold and
by the SBD and that includesthe at John Hopkins and U. of Anna Martha Oakley; Earl William
r scores of small carriers that Maryland Medical School, entered Gillesple and Marjorie Jane Boland;
Robert Delagado and Marlon Cantln
':' Well Being Not do not carry them. the Navy two years ago. He Davis: Victor C. Taylor and Dorothea
But it is to their work in the volunteered duty with the Ma- Scozzarl.: Paul K. Miller and Katheryn,
rine Flynn, Wlllard A. Clark.: Jr and Irma
early days of the War, when to- paratroops.
Morgan, Joseph J. Farrugla and Doris
Neglected In Second Year gether wlth the Grumman Wild- Every one with the Marine Para- L Harding; Cornelius Ferris Moul and
cat and a few Grumman Avengers troops Jumped, including cooks, Barbara Lee Brown. '
they fought the great holding bat- truck drivers, chaplains and the -

Wave Activity Here tle of the Pacific, that the Daunt- doctors."It British Tune Up
, less devotee likes to point with didn't know it when I The British aerial striking arm
.. pride. During the seven months joined but In the Marine para- keeps its muscles hardened in Nor
The second year of the WAVES' from the battle of the Coral Sea to troops the ranking officer jumps I folk, Va., and the Hampton Roads
history on this Station has seen have a broad sports background; the last big Jap strike on Guadal- first," Lieut Stevens laughed.lie area, where pilots practice carrier
the development of an active Phy- many have no sports experience. canal in November 1942, the SBD said the Marine paratroops landing aboard the USS Charger.
sical Training; Department, and There is someth.ng for everyone, did the following damage to the unlike the Amy which jumps
the build-up of a WAVES' athle- and the WAVES are discovering enemy: feet first, nose dived out of the
tic staff to execute the physical that fact. The program is elect- Sank-I enemy aircraft carriers plane. One of the purposes of July Fourth War

maintenance program set up by ive within the three-hour require- 14 enemy cruisers jumping: head first is that it
BuPers, requiring three hours of ment, allowing completely free 6 enemy destroyers clears the plane of the men Bond Sales Pass
physical exercise for all membersof choice of sports. Popularity runs 15 transports or cargo faster

the Women's Reserve. In fact, something like this: Tennis and ships and scores of "Jumping is great. stuff," remarked All Prior MarksContinued
Jacksonville led the field, with its swimming tie for first; softballis lesser craft. the "Doc."
own three-hour a-week program, second, archery third, with In addition the SBD's in col- One of the fondest memorieshe From Page One

established last August, two bowling, basketball, shuffleboard, laboration with torpedo planes, has of the Marine Parachute bonds, or the purchase price of two
months before the national requirement horseshoes, bicycling, badmintonand surface gun fire and submarines Regiment, which has now been disbanded motor torpedo boats, had already
. was promoted. To fulfill golf following in order, and destroyed two more carriers, one is of the two beloved gone over that quota in prelimi-
j. such a plan, considerable riding, roller skating, and deck patrol ship, and inflicted crippling chaplains. "They were both great nary reports, w th a total of $1-
; planning gear, and instruction tennis traling. damage on three carriers, five pa- men," Lieut. Stevens asserts 680,105.50. in the Twelfth
have been involved, under the direction Under the welfare division, thereis trol ships, 11 cruisers and five "Chaplain Tupper was an insipra- Naval District led, with those of
of Lt. (jg) Katherine Rahl a WAVES Welfare Office in transport or cargo ships. In one tion to the men. He was justas the Navy Department and the
Officer in Charge of WAVES Bldg. 720, where Phyllis Poole, single engagement during the bat- rugged as any of them and he Eighth District in a close race
Athletics and Welfare. SpS), is in charge, to assist in tle of Guadalcanal, SBD's from would accept no favors." for second place.PreFlight .
From the gear room, daily from organizing picnics, parties, dances, Henderson Field scored direct hits Lieut. Stevens was knocked out School, Chapel Hill,
0800 to dark, including Sunday, and to aid in planning programsor with 57 per cent of their bomb of action at Vella La Vella and a perennially strong supporter of
equipment may be checked out for any WAVES' welfare activi- drops. was hospitalized for eight months Navy bond campaigns, reportedsales
archery, badminton, basketball, ties. Many a personal service has Only later technological devel- before reporting here last week. of $107,198.
deck tennis, golf, horseshoes, ping she performed for WAVES in addition opments which have made possiblethe I The University of Washington,
pong, shuffleboard, volley ball, : to the group affairs, even production of a faster, longer- Navy to cease production of the V-12 Unit, led all units with ?93-

soccer: and softball. Instruct finding rooms in town for girls' range dive bomber induced the SBD. 085.

is provided by Ensign Verla M visiting families and friends. Dur-
Hill and Anne Van Westrenen ing the winter, several dances A.i 1Jn.Ii'1n Trnn.inu Dent. Fm"l'jve Get Flan
and their assistants. Several ex- were conducted in the WAVES

perienced swimmers have helped in Mess Hall, and upon occasions
keeping the swimming pool open groups of WAVES have been ,
for recreational swimming for over guests at Camp Blanding dances.
a year. Last summer a number -.I
of WAVES checked out as

qualified swimmers, but no milar: The RunwayContinued
program has been worked out this

summer. Informal insruction From Page Sixa
classes in although
.320 hitter with Portland. Our
checking out is not required.
center fielder was Don White of
Co-recreation is a newly add-
San Francisco who :
was flipping
ed feature, whereby enlisted men
the ball at a .400 pace just before
be invited enlisted WAVESto
( may by
he enlisted. I played right
share the fun and snorts of the
WAVES area from 1800 to 2100
on weekdays, and 1300 to 2100 on For infielders, we had Danny
" Sundays. Escobar, of Portland, on first base
Henry Martinez, of Portland, on t r'A
between units hast
second base, and Bob Kahle, of
been initiated with a series of in-
third base. Steve
Hollywood, on
:} I ter-unit sports tournaments. Lea-
Ammiceze, of Montreal was our
gues were organized in the seasonili -
tl' catcher.
i al activities, and pennants award-
"i J I'I ed to the winning teams to hang Our pitchers included Johnny
In the working un'ts. Two WAVES Bittner, of Hollywood, who is now j
!("; I Softball teams, A & R, and AU'tflfti playing for the Fliers, Mike Bud-
S Star, have competed against outside nick, of Seattle, Fred Gay, Holly-
: a J teams, the A & R team defeating wood, Hunk Anderson, Seattle and
I the Seaboard Railway last Rube Sandstrom, Tacoma '
,, < t". I + .
i week the WAVES' Diamond. Among our reserves were Har- v.d I
: on ,.
1 A prerequisite to outside competition vey Storey, Los Angeles and Levi ; ) :< r ..
has been the inter-unit lea- McCormick, Portland, outfieldersand r ['"' '- *,- j

; : gue, with teams made up of many Mel Cole, Tacoma.
girls who were not necessarily ex- -i 4jgi -i' Civilian employees of the Aviation Traing Department on this Station: were presented a War ..ond
perienced players. The succes of MaJ. John Griffith recently stat- Honor Pennant last week. In a memorandum to Commander John Raby, superintendent of aviation
the league makes it possible to ed that 236 Navy V-12 students training, Captain Smith, commandant, said, "This honor is bestowed upon any group of clvil'an employees .
plan for additional competition played football for. nine Weste who have for two consecutive months maintained at least 90 per cent partlclpat'on in the Payroll
with outside teams. conference teams last falL Savings Plans to the extent of 10 per cent of their total gross payroll. At present 01 per cent of
, ct Lt. (jg) Rahl comments that her these employees are Investing 11.7' per cent of their total gross payroll In war bonds. It Is requested that

,f )11,1! --, observation of WAVES in sports Station Baseball you present to the employees of the Aviation Tra'nlng Department the civilian War Bond Honor Pennant .
411; \! over the year's period shows a w L Pet. on my behalf and express to them my congratulations upon their splendid and consistent! supportof
Err dual increase in interest, es- A 'A R 7 4 .6,16 the war effort. .

>t..U;' n-ially in undertaking and learn- Seaman Bluejackets Gd. f 7 ft 5 .571.5JU Holding the pennant In the photo above are, from kft to right, Mrs Evelyn Perkins, Lt (jg) Helen
, Clemson of the War Bonds office and Comdr. .
new sports. Some WAVES Marines 3 10 .230 Kaby."Ii


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,_ Civilian Employees') News Little Things f 'i
; :
.\. Editorial Offices ;
,. Personnel Relations Office, llldg. 13 From A&RMaintenance
Telephone Extension 888

.,r'.. The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax
Ii' : Air News is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's .
Civilian Employees: .

Editor.............................. .......................Lt. (J Jr.) Myron E. Rugs, USNK WALTER K. RIVIERK

: RKPOUTKRS Although the Independence Day 1

.. Assembly and Repair War Bond Drive is"past with sucha

Maintenance .............................?....................:.. Walter RUIere good showing by the entire Na-
Accessories.............................................................\". T. Martin val Air Station, we would like to
Metal and Machine....................?.............. Thelnia E. Register add our congratulations to those
Engine: 0\erhaul................................................. Lillian Llndsey already voiced, to the very com-
Progress .................................._....... ......... .. Tom Quinn mendable showing made by the
Aircraft I Overhaul...................................t.........Amelia Dravvily A&R Maintenance. Because our '......,
Interim Overhaul ........................................William I., Norris goal was quite high, it was necessary ,
.* Production Eng: ..................................................... lion Uagin that practically everyone .
Production Control! ...........................................Pattle Bennett participate with the purchase of
IVb Employees.--- Joels at least one bond of some kind.

Inspection, and Surveys Early in the drive Joseph A. Griffith '

i"s 1 Aircraft I Oterhaul.....:....._..._.._...........Muriel t:. ;Mitchell N Painter Maximum purchaseda ,
A. Si: It. DepU................__...._....-...,......... Ruth C. RaisedSaia face value $1.000 bond in addition ,'',1+
1' to a $50 bond. E. J. Padrick .
VenterPrlscllla purchased six $100 bonds. Then as ir

t Supply:! | Dept............................................................... Ruth Glenn Love the. Neiters drive drew to a close EdwardJ. ( I
Public\ Works llept............................................... .... Audrey WombleLouise purchased a $1,000 bondin \
addition to the purchase of a
'J CVcile Devenlsh' smaller one. So to all those who

Supply Department................. ............... ......... Llzette Temple participated, go our congratula,
tions for your effort in carrying
our Division over the top, and for r
1 *
L INSPECTION carrying your money over to the
AND SURVEY boys on the battle fronts all over :
the world. I
homaSftJ. Alday is back a this

t- METAL & MACHINES DIV. Job rest in after A&R a strenuous Air Conditioning week's vacation for a I

By RUTH RAISCH I -- -------- on the west coast of Florida.He Nr.r W.r Bond C.r(9.r.ia. i

Your reporter is back on the Joe. Jr. up with the U. S. Navy. reports fishing good and horse Dames ? I treat 'em like War Bonds. I get a new one ... q
I That brings to mind the old -
Job after a very enjoyable detail proverb trading excellent. .
of "Bond Selling" Kitty joins me Like Father like Son! Edmond Cannon is spending the every month. C

In saying. "It was a real pleasure I Joe. Sr. served in the U. S. Navyin week with his mother in Miami. .

to represent our department World War I-in General Serv- Mr. Cannon received word that his A Salute To Fowler Director .
in this purpose and we appreciate : ice, making his first contact with mother was seriously ill and left "Pop" !
the fact that we had an opportunity Naval aviation at Hamilton Ber- immediately for her bedside. Our
to help out in such a worthy I muda, May. 1919 when he was detailed ,1!I sympathy goes out to Mr. Cannon Of The Air Station Employees Band j ;

cause." I( on working party to help :1 j and his family and our prayers '
i Inspectors! Just as everyone on I assemble a Curtiss N-9 that was I! are for a very speedy recovery for I I Inspection and Survey as wellas ,;
the Station did did a wonderful I I enroute to South America with his mother. I the .
; you entire A. & R., are very
job of buying War Bonds for some scientist on a photographic I I. Harold E. Shelby who has been I Inspection And I proud of "Pop" Fowler, our N.A.S. :\1
'' working at Cecil Field has trans.
mission, Naval Personnel. '
our country. Uncle Sam appreciates using I Employee's Band Director. Mr. ;
it. your Navy appreciates it. September. 1920 found him in A&R :' ferred to this Division and Is supervisor I Survey Dept.By |I Fowler in his own quiet way } ,
of the janitor force. Mr.
and last but not least our beloved i at Pensacola. Florida, as Civilian has always been an inspiration to ,., ; ,
bays and girls out there in the Atlantic I Machinist, assigned' to structural Shelby this is experienced He and capablein Priscllla! Glenn I all of us who have had the pleas- "
capacity. states he is 7
( and Pacific and thoseon repair. Later, being assigned as anxious to with all divisions Mr. Henderson! I'm surprised at ure of knowing him. He has always
all battle fronts not only appre- Ground School Instructor in A&R cooperate dreamed of
in the maintenance of clean- you. You should have known that a good band here
"' cUte It. but they will be able toy Shops he was under Lt. C. P. liness of their premises. Let's all beer and potato salad doesn't mix I among us, and I know you will
carry on a more successful fightto Mason. join hands with Mr. Shelby and I well. It's your own stomach. No 1 all agree that his dream has become
speed the final victory over our Joe. Sr., can name three Admirals carry out his program t% make | wonder you wanted to leave the a reality, indeed. We are
bitter enemies who are so brutally that are making it very hot for I A&R the cleanest department on 1 picnic so early. I all really proud of our band and
attempting to abolish thiswwiderful. |I the Japs-these Admirals were In the station. | You should have seen what Zieg-' 1 feel indebted to you and the meml -
., democratic country of i his classes at Pensacola. The job Among the employees in our Division field missed when Mr. Corbett got I l bers of the band, Mr. Fowler!
ours here in the good old U. S. A. I Joe gets a kick out Of telling about we have a man who although out on the field In his shorts and I Mr. Fowler has followed music ;
Th Fifth War Bond Drive is over is that which had to do with rudder baseball the \ all his
a he is past the age when I played day of the pic professionally life. He has :
Hur. Inspection reached the' I bar he had to make and installin most men wish to retire and have nic. Oh, brother! I played in various concert and '.'
amounts of 8100. and the A&R a NY-2 Navy Training Plane. the rest and peace belonging to a I We have a member of the $1000 I dance bands all over the country ....'.
S14H.O'< Let's all continue to purchase This rudder bar had to be offset 3"i lifetime' of work and service to Bond Club right here in Interim I and with the 124th Infantry Band ,,
-; extra bonds! Then we won'teven i i in order' that Admiral Ernest J. their nation; came early after the I&S. Yes, sir, Ben Woloson and for the past eighteen years. The ..;,
need to have another Bodd King's knees would not chafe on start of the national emergencyand boy. are we proud of him! If you last eight years he served as Director ,
Drive. the instrument board. These are declaration of war to offer his don't believe it, ask me. I of this band with the rat,1 '
: WELCOME TO NEWCOMERS : 'real seagoing legs! Joe Sr. also j skill and labor toward the attainment I I This fountain pen situation is ing of Chief Warrant Officer. By .lJ
,, Ruth Ecklnud one of the most had the pleasure of serving with of victory. During the three really getting comical. First Corbett's Doctor's orders, he retired from ..,
attractive WAVES on this station II the late Lieut. Comdr. John Rodgers years he has been in the Division. I pen is gone out of the holder, I that capacity much against his .oJ
=- id; now working in our office. Any on surface vessels C-boat Lorance Turner has maintained a so he swipes Rodgers'. Now Rodgers *, I will. Had this not happened, he ,..t1..
one could readily understand how > Submarines and Naval Aircraft. most enviable record of production -i doesn't have one so he'll probably -I would probably be serving over- "
Ruth was detained in the office | For rest and relaxation Joe does attendance and ability. He swipe it back. Corbett won't seas at present. Don't feel, for a '.1

amt never reached the the Tank Shop : a good bit of reading and is veryi I has not only dpne all of the many I have one then so-oh, well, this I i minute you are not doing your
which. I heard was original difficult assignments given him in t part. Pop. You are helping our
i I active in his church work. I could go on forever. Does anybody "
plan. Ruth has been in service now I the most commendable he I' : morale here on the home front
I 1 manner know
Joe says: "Aircraft started with where we can get a red plastic -
around twenty months. We hope' I I 100 cent and little
I has also invented, designed made fountain per as you may
wooden ships and iron men and pen to go in a pen
she will enjoy herself here in the realize the "
it "other
I and into devices side,
put operation many too
now he's glad we have "Alloyed ? (What I'd really like to
A&R Something always happens in an Indirect
'I and heat-treated steel i that have meant the savingof know is who snitched ? way.
tu one's mind ? ? Mrs. Eokluiid :ships men. ours ) I
occupy 1 I much labor and material at a i Poh has done a "Darned" goodJob '
Daniel C. AMM 2c of
has been in Interim' There has been a sad mistake
working time when such things were greatly of leading the N.A.S. .
Overhaul. )i, Inspection add Survey says he I made. It has been announced that I Em.ployees'
1 needed. For some of these he Band. He tries to
really likes his work here. He please
So glad to see Mrs. Sanches. Inspector tie basebnII gamj was an 8.8 tie. "
has official I
recognitionand everybody by playing popular and
in from ,
In the Fabric Shop, back 1 shipped fighter squad. Straight dope is not to bs had at '
for at least one has won a classical numbers. He
in His recently
I and feeling well. One of the most ;i ron January. only regretof the momenc. A civilian 3.iid it was ,
cash award and the privilege of
presented the "Captain Grant .'
out of the 'i!
being squadron --
lovable women in A&R-always so 1 in 8.8. a chief said it was 2i-4, another "
for larger award ';
is the loss of flight skins. competing a March. which he wrote. It wasa l lI
chief said It
and kind. was "about
p'itient a national contest of Civil Service swell gesture on his part, and ,
Glad to have G. W. Clark withuj I OVERSEAS NOTES : Nan employees. So Lorance Turner to il-4". and another civilian said the I I Captain Grant appreciated it M .
in Shop 39C. We hope you'll' D'Avi Inspector in C02 Shop I you we say "You are doing a good Navy trimmed them anyway so it i much. %
like Aircraft Overhaul I Store Room, reports that she finally job." leally doesn't make too much dif : '
TRIP ANTICIPATION: I hear heard from husband Andre. He ference. Fowler really hasn't had
To Ernie Newberg whose wifeis
I i Mica Lillian Wolfe Mr. Finenco's 1 1I I Ii is now in France', and is hoping ,I seriously sick in a local hospital Tt.oojleld fellows Certainly sur- time to do all this. That's why J
root capable stenographer is 1 II soon to visit his mother who lives we offer our sympathy and pr'w, themselves. The oflrers we are all so grateful. He Is doing .",'
to Buffalo and Toronto : there. thought that they couldn't a good job of Inspecting In '
inning a trip prayers for a speedy recovery.On paw a '
03. He
in the near future. Hopeall I NEWS ODDITIES : Here's the sick list are: Fred P. rigid swimming test, but they certainly -' removed Shop from the Inspects all parts '' f
your plans materialize and goat story for you and its betterthan Oliveros Winston Crews James did well. Lieut. (Jg) Jack to determine airplane In order ',
you'll have a grand time. I know most fish stories! Ray Hark- Cooper and George Sikes. We M.I Rodgers said that he couldn't do needed and what repairs are ;
it will be wonderful to be in a I Ins one of the older supervising to see them back soon. it and almost refused to even try. routed. the part mustbe .Yy
cooler place for a little while! inspectors in air-craft overhaul I I After he got In the water they had I "
CONVALESCING : Bernice 1 ,: has his domain in Finished Parts leave they will make their home in to force him to get out, he liked It'' Besides all this he has conti
Boyle Is at home to her friends at Storeroom and says he has nineteen Oklahoma. so well. nued to keep his business "Fow.ler's .
429 Sunset! Drive following an operation I| of the finest goats to be found Supply Department : One of our All those who know Virginia Drapery Shop." open all
to remove her tonsils. Glad :I In the country. These goats pro old-timers, Anne Leibovitz is upholding Bingaman the former Virginia during the war with the very
she is doing so nicely. Enjoy duce seventy quarts of goat milk our weekly wedding-news. Gunter. who used to be in the Interim capable assistance of his sweet .
your "elephant selection" Bobby i I daily. Harkins ( Sugar to you) says tradition this time. She's making I i Overhaul Inspection Office wife Frances. It has been hard rand
and hurry back. I She collects elephants this milk will grow new teeth revive an exciting trip to San Franciscoon will be interested- In knowing that strenuous for just one man..r
for a hobby). I I old hair and cure any ailment the 25th of July when she'll be''I' she is back in Jacksonville again. He can really take It! Of the $3,100he
BON VOYAGE: Herbert Me- you. your grandmother or married to Wallace Rubenstein Ginnie's husband was transferred earned last year he invested
Gowan left July 1st to enter the 1 your grandfather have has had., or SKlc of the U. S. Navy. We would just two months after they were every penny in War Bonds!
Navy He was an Inspector in happens to be going to have. Put like to give you some of her wed. married and she went to Arkansasto In his own lovable way "Pop"I I
.t Shop 03M. Best of luck. Herb! 1! your order In now folks! Ray: "So I ding plans, but she says she has live with his folks. Now she's i Is just what his name implies I
I': Sorry- to see Selgmeyer, Sic. many days until payday. Sugar" none. staying with her mother. I know everybody's "Pop." Just to men
leive. Always wore a big smile on Harkins. Personnel Relations Department that she'd just love for some of her tion a couple of instances wherehe
,. his face. Came to this Station I -- Miss Velma Smith and Lt. Comdr. friends to give her a ring and let played the real part of "Pop"in
September, 1913 and left for Nor- John A. Tuttle of the Merchant her know they're glad she's back. his life; there are. besides his ,
) folk July 16th. His address is: I WEDDINGSProduction Marine were married July 6th. : How about it, I&S. own son, Albert Jr., 1st Lt. in the ...
HI. Sq. Patrol Wing Norfolk, Va. They are at present spending a Well, Ruth! What a wonderful Glider Infantry; an adopted son,
/ A ClIALLKXtlK II IIJ I Engineering: Congratulations honeymoon in Miami. anniversary pI' sent! I know that Charles Davis, in the U. S. Marine
Notice to all personnel of Naval to Mr. and Mrs. Dee I -, -- W i M -- you were gla a to have that call I Corps; and another boy liana
Air Station : I on your recent marriage. Mrs Dee I Ordnance from Honolulu must have been Martensen who is now a Flight 'a
Howard E. White AM2c. and ',, formerly Miss Jennie Ayers, Is a Shop ((15)The ) grand to hear your husband's voice Officer In the Canadian Air Force. .'
Larry Hennes AM Ic, challenge WAVE, and one of the hardest I woman that takes care of I after eighteen months. <(< Remember Hans was a cadet on the Danish
anyone to a game of doubles in workers we have in Production En- our news items Vesta Reddish, has Elmer Ralach who used to be Ship, Denmark when it was in
handball.' They'll buy you a chicken I glneeilng. Mr. Dee known affectionately had a major operation. We are I in the Paint Shop at Interim ? Jacksonville. lie stayed one year .
dinor_ and some refreshments If as Dilbert to all, la an glad to hear she is doing so That's the man.) with Mr. and Mrs. Fowler wearing -
you can beat them. Of course, Inspector from EO. formerly of Mrs. Lange says there nlcelY'j) I&S at Interim Overhaul is gladto their son's clothes and havingthe
I yoall treat them if you lose. | this department. I been any changes made, only in have C'rable as one of its personnel enjoyable access to anything a

A handball tournament will be I PublicVorkt Department : Miss' her disposition.. __ I Crable has had over eight real son might have.
S mid In September. So here's your Vera Britt and Lt. G. S. Clark. Jr.. -- ?-- -'-*S< --- years of aircraft electrical work, soI Keep up the good work, "Pop,"
.: chance to give these boys some I were married on Monday July 10, He really put his foot into It don't think we'll regret having we are all very grateful to you .
y real practice and at the same time Vera was formerly in the Time Of- when he wrote his! wife, while she him. Welcome, fella, and we hope and every member of your band
win yourself a free chicken dinfwr" fice here In Maintenance. The" newlywed was on vacation out of town, that you like us. .
I couple are now at home to he was spending all hto eveningsat ; No my. frlenJa. this .< weather i tzy.| (Amen, Prissy) lk- ,1, go. 1 i
Joe Hinaan, Sr., M&M Inspector* their friends 'at 3012 Roaaell home. The light bill.'same' .and Un't i too hot It'4 judwarm! How, talking about the weather. .
was ant Monday, p.m. to sign Stre$,, hut at th* end o(JLt. Clark'a only showed a chargeof", '5u&: enough to make( me feel extremely E That means. that I've run down. ;
.fIld .1 t, oJ i ilf,jlrn (I ( -. ... l'
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27 July. 1944 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine

I I &S Picnic'Ufuge ; SCUTTLEBUTT I 1 Hy Safety K. I' Armstrong Slants

,' lly Tom Quinn

Success i r-- -- In baseball it is the 7th Inning

Stretch; in football the last half

9 By PR1SCILLA GLENN of the 4th quarter. In every game, I

held in every battle, in every form of
The: I&S picnic was on July

{!>th at Gold Head State Park, and human be there activity is' always, whatever a lull it; may"the

till)) service men were Invited. Wiwi S uDER'ME
1/J lull before the storm; the darkness I \
Everyone should have come, because I SuRF (E
before dawn. -B n HERE'SWuERF
the 200 people that did comes L1 LJ IFt
)) had a wonderful time. \ At this moment, possibly the I ti \ y
moment in our history I ::
Gold Head State Park is a beau- most critical I :.
tiful place located about 14 miles : as a nation, we- find ourselvesat
the cross-roads. As a nation,
The lake is
Blanding. 1-
>ast Camp /
l 1
we know which road we are go-
fairly clear and warma grand
to take. As a nation, we are
dace to swim, with Its floats anddrtiing
I definitely committed to a war to
tower There are also
places of Interest in the end aggression to keep fighting
numerous : Tokio and all the
until Berlin, ,
Fmk. The ravines, small lakes, lj t .
evils they represent are
Old Mill, and others are the
the a nation, there is no turning c's,'1.eAO v
of this lovely spot. \
back or aside, our direction is for- oME46a+',
The whole day was simply packed 0 shall be deviation -
VI ward there no = (1
with a very heavy schedule. The I ar1a0"Hey from our path. :: -r ;
started arriving at
picnic-era As individual citizens! who make ;;7
about 10 a. m. A good many of the home front of this nation, '_

them played bfvieball and football up we, too, are at the cross-roads. ,..-- .
nil morning, while some made a -- 1rr.w
beeline for the lake, and still othr As individuals we have done a :f.IMooo'" \.

ers! just sat around and took it good job of backing up the boys in r.nr no- .
the front lines. We have "Kept

easy 1" want to take this space to tell 'Em Flying," we have bought The picture above gives a very
furnished our
delicious food we had. bonds, we have what will happen
what clear idea of
you with food, clothing,
fighting men
I The women had prepared potato tanks, I when we don't temper our CURIOSITY
orderfy ammunition, planes
salad and baked beans that simply room guns, i with a little judgement.
such as no
melted in your mouth not to I II ships other, army and equipment on earth has ever gone \ Also on the JOB, if you ale

i I mention the variety of cold Production NewsHello I forth to fight with. curious as to how a certain ma-
I bunny, food like celery and raw cutll'l Engineering have asked for I chine operates, ask someone who
On our knees, we
;: tots, baked ham, lucious apple knows don't fool around dang-
Readers! Who ever saidispotting Divine guidance and for protectionof
beer that
I end all the cokes and I emus moving equipment.Are .
Doesn't that make news was easy should I our loved ones.
could drink. ( I PAINT' tester -
7) I try to dig up some news on Production I Extra CopiesOf Nothing has been left undone you a "WET
>(.u hungry CURIOSITY -
? Sure are, your
Instance you
"Fer" for
The main event of the day i Engineeiing. and nothing has been too good when
proved to he great fun.. The civilians with a total congregation the welfare of cur "boys." is just about" killing' you "
II NewsAvailable \\ KT PAINT, fo
civilians to wiite Air you see a sign
played the service men a of twenty-five I Now we are tiled, we read the againstthe
I is hard to get. the finger is placed gently
about, news very
jt-ppy game of baseball. At first of headlines and ate told that Victoiyis : paint and of all things, it
the high-lights i
the civilians were rather slow! I but here ate on the way. We want the war "WET..'

stout getting points, but the game I the past week. 1 to end so we can live our normal I IS and
Then it only We of Production Engineering Are I Now if you go prodding
ended in a tie of 88. t Civilian Employee >OM lives again. machin-
ended because of rain. Anyone that I regret the loss of Mr!'. E. Gold, I getting your ropy of the Jax; We are at the cioss-roads. We I prying around dangerous manner will
the you
fays that the civilians aren't 88'' who left to join her husband, stationed Air News"' ? If you are not, see some of our fellow workers I ery in be able same to brush off the results -
service men is full of somewhere! in the north. We that ad- tools and going not
good; as the it Is suggested you I laying: down their of CURIOSITY as I
pi unes. : send them both our fondest re- \I"e! your supervisor, a* extra out into the business world to take your remove the "WET

After the short rain, we danced gards. I copies are printed each issue! In I advantage of greater opportunities PAINT.easily as" you

a little, and then ate again. Although Well what do you know, my ]order that all civilians may receive I for self advancement. We. too, "USE YOUR HEAD AND SAE

all were hearty eaters nose has smelled some more news: one. would like to get away from annoying YOUR HANDS"

thtwas still some food left. Clarence G. Porter was acceptedby I Department lle
__ -- A* ------- the Army Air Corps Cadet rail K85 If the number of would like to be free free to be on the job in the morning: she

Training and expects to leave for I copies being received by their I set the alarm clock at 5:30: and will beABOVE working on this

Instrument Shop training soon. Best of luck from departments for distribution to then sit up and laugh at its use- MORTAL SPHERE. There sue

all goes with him. the civilian employees I I" not less ringing. I II plenty of cleaning fluids that are
Our boss. Lt. Whitcomb USNR, I sufficient to supply the demand. I We are at the cross-roads, we not hazardous, use them and you

Number Sixteen : has just returned from the hospi I know that in spite of Governmental will continue to be numbered

tal. We are all\ happy to have I il regulations, there are always among those present at the work

The A shift is glad: To be "A" him back with us.UNCONFIRMED. : Public Works'I ways of evading our lespon bench.

again To have the temperature I RUMOR: Mr. sibihties, of quitting our jobs in or- ,I I Combustibles are for the use of
control In good condition. To Pardue is being transferred to der to further our own selfish teamis 'COMBATANTS

have several new workers add. Maintenance Department. We are DepartmentJottings terests. We feel sure our YOU are a

rd to our list."re welcome es- I all sorry to see him leave, and we I\ winning, so we can.the 7th if we inningstretch. desire Non-Combatant, so use a non-

iwially Hilda White Catherine I wish him the best of luck. go home during combustible.

Cleveland Clair Peacock, and Lucy I Miss Grace Davis is back in the'' -- --
Horizon Line. It after leave i Yes, we are at the crossroads;
Crowder to our Blueprint Issue Room a I' Cec-il Uevenlsh"Us
rounds very natural to hear the Welcome back Gracie. My "The high soul takes the high load, Aircraft Overhaul

testing machines and Nelson and You in Chicago.were missed considerably. I Civilians" received a shower I the low soul takes the low, and in Hy Amelia S. Drawdy

D. Wiggins talking "inspection." I I We all want to welcome back of post: cards this week from Lt i between the greater" mass keeps Louise Hand the former white
Most of the "A" shift! of the Miss Jerry Lasseter, who has been Gray, who has been in Davisville, milling to and fro.little As blue and gold collar of 39-A, is making news
get-togctber wear the leaves on Wednesday -
attended a She
Gym Room 'out with a very: bad cold for the R. I., taking the Officers' Reconditioning I inscription"U. this
party at the home of Mr. ', emblem with the the 19th, for a week'svisit
Course. We were mighty
i "
near past few days.See S. Navy Civilian Service, let us New York City with her
Forney. He lives in Ortega him. in
fishing -I what I mean, six people glad to hear I' take the "High Road at -
the Ortega River, so boating I niece, who is hospitalized present
and bathing were the sports out of twenty-five and the deadline I I' Vacations seem to be in the all Let us resolve that we will see and her sister. Both are
rnjoyed. I getting near for me to hand in' and on the minds as the teal summer this game through until the last residents of this city. I know everyone -

Mr. Morris of Optical Department my news. Would someone or I' sets in. Miss Agnes Josephis ball has been pitched or until the who knows Louise joins me

of the Gyro Room has returned 'somebody please make some news, spending her well earned vaca- I I goal posts of Berlin and Tokyo in wishing her a pleasant journey: ,
from leave. 180 I can report it! PLEASE.'i ii tion at the Beach. Have a good ., have been torn down and carried and her niece a speedy ieco\ery.

Mr. Hutto of Electrical Department I Production Engineering, lets have time, Agnes. Mrs. C. L. Moulton off by the victorious Allied Armies. Your reporter is taking thismeans
is on leave.A i some news! i I is visiting her daughter, Mrs. LeRoy I I If the game we are playing had of asking again for jour
away __ .
L.W at Dewey be
Lastinger, there might column -
to Jeanette Bailey I been a push-over cooperation in maintaining a
Who' celebrated her birthday July I Mrs. Lastinger is in the Specification some excuse for 7th inning exits in this paper for Aircraft Ov-
Division of the Design Sec but that has innings like around in the-
1Pth. I BIRTHS i : any game erhaul. I will be
The "B" shift joins the "A" tion. Miss Gloria Cooper has just Pearl Harbor and Dunkirk is various shops this week with a

shift in expressing many thanks I Mr. A. D. Culver, of Shop 38 is returned from her She vacation must have with never through until the other sideis simplified plan, that will enable
for all. blanked out.
to'ryone who had a part in smile these days, I smiles completely everyone to be represented if he
With wearing a big had a good time. A. M. Nelson, I In the to come we will let ev-
years meantime
In the
air-conditioning. i iI wishes.
the recent because he is a new Papa. .
and it is I of the Structural Section, is expected satisfaction in remem- Indi'id'ual -
sure find great himself an
the increased comfort, we are arrived Saturday eryone appoint
The new addition I I week'svacation
two the
back from a stuck it out on
the I that we his news
bering and bring
that the morale, as well as has been named reporter
July 15th, and I II Berkshires of New to the
I in
will be 'field of action right up 01. Thanks
of the shop and Linda to me in Shop
production, I Linda Jane. Mrs. Culver I England. L.. O. Thornberg, of the final whistle. If we show the same Dobarzynski, Leading
stepped up.Dorothy Jane expect to be at home after will be back I determination I Chief
Roberson has returnedto I' same Department, spirit of cooperation the same Chief of Aircraft Overhaul has
Room Monday. from Kansas City. We are certainly the same willingness ten day furlough,
her bench in the Gyro Aircraft Overhaul: Mr. and Mrs. returned from a
vacation, which being represented var- to sacrifice and fight for what we at home with his family.
utter an eight day Porwoll are the proud par- spent
Jerry of the country. need have no
the and "hubby" Pvt. Lee Rober- baby daughter Barbara ious sections \ believe is right, we : The Chief has two sons whb ale
"on spent at Sontofa Lake. ents of born a June 29th. When Inter- MUs Dorothy Parker, after an fear for the future. We will win eager to make their way. One,

Lillian Hastey has returned Ann viewed, about the blessed event, Mr. extended illness, and happily rid I the peace just as we are winningthe Walter. is working in 37-B. Joe,

from a weekend spent with herparents reported that he had spent! of her appendix, returned Monday. war. who is only fifteen is workingthis

t at Donaldsonville. Georgia.Louise Porwoll much of the previous night walk- Welcome back, "Dot." I Batter-up, Mates, there's still summer with his fa\otite

Knapp and husband, Carl ing the floor. Cheer up, Jerry, Mr. Manley is a man that makes -I two more innings to go! hobby, which is horses, at the

Knapp, who is an Instructor inHangar that's only the beginning! I those fish stories come true, : him-?---AND, "he';returned- with onlya Hyde Park Stables.
123, have returned from Electrical Shop No. 11: The C. D. according to his way of tellingit. burn, and minus fish. I There is scarcely a day

their vacation at Daytona Beach. I Johnsons (he's in the Battery Shop, Sunday he is taking Mr. I sun Miss Edith Taylor recently joined goes by without one of our Aircraft -
back at work of of those famous, Overhaul members going in-
Lois Roberts is proudly announce the arrival a Goddart on one Engineering Draftsman
infant son, Best of fishing to I II us as the Armed Services.
after caring for her 7 !lb. 8-oz. boy, on July 7th. expeditions. in the Mechanical Section. Hope to Jr.
who has been ill you! And, speaking of fish, who, Edith. I Today it was Joe Hinson
We're sorry that Marion Loeb than the was the sailor that promised two: you like us, i (The senior Joe is in M. & M. as

has been among those on the sick Safety is nothing more fish with every portrait done by an Inspector)I. Joe is one of the
list use of good common sense. School Boy Tiainees. There wastime

-- -- ---- a u when it looked as inougnJoe
would miss joining his favorite

SWAB STORY "A, I I branch of the service, the Navy,

1 ONLY MAD A BUT I HAVEN'T. due to a full quota. But as his
GOLLY/ DON T approached FO
MY eighteenth
All I >
: KNOW J J 1'M.GONNA GIRL TO COME NAPPY HOWE 15,000 AV'Wf.R. BONDS, did Lady Luck and his chance to "
TS.1'0 BE
DO Ai1EI enlist' in the Navy.

TIE WARQw Joe will be leaving to go into

boot training in a few days, with

all the things left behind: him to

remind us of all the little boys:

who have had to grow up overnight

r r ? to do a man's job. He in

one of the best: of that 1 can

I vouch, you see, he is my favorite

. nephew

\ ., Every child pedestrian is!! a human -

caution (sign Diive Care


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'-.. amaaoaaanomaaoaootanaclrQ New; "Students" At NATTCV Two Members Of
Chaplain V/rites/
HI !p! !

-t t PRESENTS I Iruaaaauoaaaanaaaaaaaanrfl Letter From Fox Brazil Army Air ..'

I.' a Hole In France Force At CenterThe

Chaplain Francis B. Pilliod didn't representatives of an Allied
t waste much time when he left country to most recently arrive at
." NATTC about two months ago at NATTC for instruction and
I he now is with the invasion training are Sgt. Jacob Asuolinsque. -
forces in France. and Warrant Officer Leove
r ;
I The following letter was received gildo Lameira of Squadron PV
,. I : from the Chaplain recently / 1, 5th Bombardier group, BrazU:
1 ( \ by Capt. J. B. Lynch, Commanding lian Regular Air Force.
''f .; ) N A TTC.I This is the first trip to the
: : I "This letter may read like Gul- K States for Sgt. Asuolinsque and
c\, '!I ; liver's travels. I left New York Warrant Officer Lameira. but they
I from La Guardia field on 9 June. became thoroughly familiar withU.
I. i I I The trip was uneventful. The S, Navy men and planes while
Navy has a beautiful plane in the stationed at Natal, the pushing off
PB2Y3R. I thought my feet were v w. ti tic : point for our African Invasion.

frozen while we were flying over Vey Yr' To prove they do know American
Newfoundland. Finally we arrived Bluejackets Sgt. Asuolinsquehas
in London where we were sentto several names, addresses and
Plymouth. They made a mis- phone numbers of friends in Jacksonville
..1 a take in my orders and sent me to given him by sailors when
s XI Scotland to serve as the Catholic I he left Natal to come to this
chaplain. The first person I met I country. '
was the priest. Of course both tkiLI
Both of
oleo are expreNlvn
of us were confused and since the I heir
pleasure at being gitrn the
confusion lasted a week I had a p
opportunity to study In the United
I chance to see the Highlands of I
State America. The two
Robert Burns' fame. thing about in they am' moImpreMted -.t
"I am writitng this letter from a with U the high
facilitiesare \ rrant Officer Leovegildo" Lamelra, left, and Sergeant JacobAstiAlJnsqiie.
AcquanettaGreetings fox hole in France. The standard of education
I nil. It is surprising how well right are the two member of the Brazilian RegularAir American lAnd the utilization among
Porce rf'C'f'ntly.tt to NATTC for the of studying the
gates. exist "K" rationsand purpose
I one can on of our time in productive active
The attractive gates, shown no bath or bed. I went aboard latent development In gun turrets.Ens .
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above provide a nice backgroundfor I and Ity.When
the supply ships procuredsome
asked to tell
the attractive lassie, also shown back- I books for the library. The Arnold Of Sk-V Grad Was In their country they somethingabout held ai
above. In fact most any is tent
library a camouflaged
i little conference in thei
I Portugese,
\ ground would look good on her. I II where I also say daily mass. Sunday's -
ARM School Is' Army In Last WarA i i national language of Brazil and
The beauty is Acquanetta (we church is the open Sgt. Asuolinsque who acted aj
don't know her last name), who\ I Hello to_ Mrs. Lynch. soldier in World War I and a spokesman, said "Brazil is a large
I comes to the screen In the NATTC I fc iJ --- Naval Veteran sailor in the present world conflict 1 country. With a territory ofi

J auditorium Saturday in the film WAVES ARE PAST that's the record of Francis i 3,268,094 square miles it is larger
"Jungle Woman." If students in the plane phase ;, Birtl r. Sk-Vlc. a recent graduateof i than the United States It has all

f AH in all. varied movie pro- HALFWAY MARKIN of the ARM School ever want | the Aviation Storekeeper! Schoolat types of climate --- tropical subtropical -
Is presented for the enter- some! first-hand information about NATTC. and temperate just like
gram I
tainment of NATTC personnel in Bartley was 18 years old and a the United States. Brazil has the
t the coming week. Spotlighting the By Kn: Carlotta Sturgeon. who I M director of that part of senior in high school when he first world's greatest store of iron ore,
their training if they want to mixa
schedule will be the appearance on I Well, we're safely past the halfway I joined the service. Then in January i! as yet untouched sufficient alone .
little salt with their aviation
Tuesday of a highly rated vaudeville 19(2 at the of 42 he i to supply the whole globe for cen-
mark of our radio course and radio training they might turn to age, enlisted -
show, "Broadway Brevities, i i turies. In addition to iron ore we
there have been no casualties to I again this time joining the
him too if they want a little
; or have of almost all
time huge deposits
featuring a number of big .
date that is in the usual sense. Navy.A I
background on the Orient generally '
acts and a number of shapely female minerals and metals. Our cities
We very much suspect however they can go to him. member of the supply unit like Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo
.. entertainers.Two that others think of us in terms of Ens. S B. Arnold has spent the aboard a seaplane tender Bartley are modern and beautiful

thrillers are listed on the I the eighteen: mad officers going to I past 13 years in the Navy, serving has made three trips to the Solo- i; Yes Brazil is a good very country and
screen bill. "Jungle Woman" Is a the ARM School. Our instructors six years aboard ship two and mons convoying Marines to Bou- has a big future. You will see."
chiller In which the menace is an assure us that while being insane one-half years in China and the II gainville on one occasion and returning I
woman broughtto is not essential to being a good I I On completing the course on
attractive young/ balance in Naval Aviation At the with injured men. He has
human form from a female ape. radioman it helps a great deal time at the Pearl Harbor attack j I spent 11 months in the Solomonsand gun turrets. Sgt. Asuolinsque and
l Ghost" with Lon at this rate 4.0 is inevitable. Xviation Ic.1 Warrant Officer Lameira are scheduled *
"The Mummy's he was an Radioman | was at Guadalcanal in Octoberof I'
which shows Wednesday, ------ '' to return to Brazil as instructors
Chaney, and h& received his commission'last 1913 and later at Tulagi.
is a picture concerned with Egyp- No doubt you're all advocates August. I I in their regular branch
; "We
tian curses, effective after 3.800 of swing well cheer up girls It's }hardly likely that there is calls had a number of close of the service the Army Air
t years to the extent of achieving reincarnation we just got an amplified report any appeasement blood flowing In I I. related "but we were Force. _
mighty lucky, and our ship never
and sustaining life in of what goes on In the code the veitts: of Ens.' Arnold when the scratch." -- 34--- -

mummies Chaney portrays a check out speed! class and now question of disposition of the Japs I got a I De- Larrick Is
i mummy destroyed by fire who returns we've heard everything That comes up. He saw planes of the A member of the American Legion -
to earth to murder and ter code really has rhythm it Rising Sun spurting fire flying Bartley Is the first veteranof Awarded Unit CitationEns.
rorize.: swings so that we don't even hear low over the home in which his I World War I to graduate from
other features dealing with the characters anymore Just the wife sod eight-month-old child Sk-V School. "I want to go back" I Dean W. Larrick. USN, who
Two are "I Lovea beat and all for the same were still sleeping that December7th I I he asserted "Ill take sea duty any I served aboard the USS Enterprisein
present Soldier"day with problems Paulette Goddard, money, they throw in tonal ; helped t remove women and I I time over shore duty." Indicationsare battle actions against the Japs,

"Youth Runs Wild", with Bo- qualities too; things progress froma children from densely populatedPearl that he will get his wish. I recently was awarded a Presidential -
and The first deals with basso profundus to a Pons soprano. City to safety in the cane Bartley hails from Puente. Calif., : Unit Citation. Capt. J. B.

nita Granville the latter with the Just ask us, is there anythingat fields; end he saw strafing bombing near Los Angeles is married and Lynch Commanding NATTC, made
war marriages all that Radio School doesn't torpedoing planes of the Japs has a daughter the presentation.
problems of juvenile delinquency. have ? Absolutely not it's one that Sunday." -----"Jfc: The citation reads in part: "For
rr'" of those cases where we do the "None of us could believe it was Wallets consistenly outstanding perform.
difficult at once the impossibletakes happening" he recalled the other I Return To ance and distinguished achievement -

a few minutes longer. day. "We saw the planes coming, II I. D. cards do not have to be during repeated action
---- I but thought they were Army worn on dogtage chains until against enemy Japanese forces in

To Ensign l Mabel Kaney and planes In maneuvers until they I further notice.According the Pacific war area."
Ensign Pauline Mesaron go flowers were Almost overhead and you to the Mon! ng Or- Ens. Larrick is attached to
I (of course, we're only I speak could see the Sun. They were ders of 20 July. "The order direct- NATTC Bombsight School.
ing figuratively) they checked flying #> low you could jut about ing all enlisted personnel to wear ---'- 4 -
nut In code In their eleventh hit them with a rock." I their I. D. card on chain with I. German prisoner, a former
week.Ve expect great thlngi Ens. Arnold was in Hawaii several D. tag has been cancelled until housepainter, at Anzio: "Well anyway -'
of you now girl. at leant months before the attack. such time as a suitable machinefor I've got a better chance ot
twenty-five word per minute Whatever celebration his squadron I properly sealing the cards has getting my job back after the war
before you check out of the made of New Year's Eve in December been obtained." I than Hitler has"
ARM School permanently. Congratulations of 1940 was made over the

anyway! expanse of the Pacific, for the Bulkhead
Pearl Harbor
: -- --- group Alighted at
.x In case anyone is pondering ov- 1 January of what was to be an
er the three Wave Officers walk- eventful year. He was stationed
ing around In blue coveralls there until after the Japanese at-
a no they are not mechs It's Just tack and spent the next several
part of becoming an aviation radioman month on patrol duty.
Ensigns Schiller. Lawson Patrassignments took him to
and Winterringer, have been quite Bougainville the Solomons. Treasury -

the envy of our group this week and Creen Islands, looking for ,1dQ .
+iR R when they went through the plane submarines which became less and I
:t of there. "We 1 .
operation phase our course less a menace out
Bonita (Jranvllle this included various hops to Miami didn't see much actual j :
and points north you under he said. "After all the Japs were : ( s 4
The schedule (at the NATTC stand it's all done with radio! after our fighter planes, and we
Auditorium) : Wonderful thing this machine age. were locking for subs."
Tonight, lA4)//), 2000, "Sensa -
----- i More frequently than he probably
tion of 11)1with: Eleanor Relaxation for the week likes to remember his squadron
Powell and Dennl O'Keefe. guess what listening to the would hear the planes com
Friday, 1HOO. 2000, "I Love a radio, namely the Democratic Na- ing in, eking out startegic mili-
Soldier," with Paulette Goddardand tional Convention. We were very tary objectives Just beyond the
Sonny Tuft much relieved to find one place in patrol uadron's own encamp-

Saturday, 180. 2000( "Jungle this world where peeople made ment. They came with regularity
Woman" with Acquanetta and more noise than we do refreshing all night long, on the even
Evelyn Anker i eh what? hour. Clocks could almost be set

Sunday 1500 "Pittsburgh," by their approach. Ens. Arnold
.' with Marlene Ieitrk-h. Scooter Runs WildJ. said.
Year at sea, In China, and in
Sunday, 100. 2000, officer in
C. Hall, him
the South give a
Bonita Gran-
Kun WIM With charge of Central Files NATTC, broad knowledge of things as

Tllle. recently suffered a broken wrist they ate out there. Ha came to
Monday. 10*, 2000, "Mr. abrasionsand
with sundry
20 of
NATTC Jacksonville June
with Gary Grant.
Lucky contusions when he startedthe

Tuesday, 1800, :OO(), Broadway motor of a scooter and un- this ye*t._ __ tfi ___ u__
Brevities.Wednesday.. known to him the throttle was
100, 2000, "The jammed in the wide open posi- Andy rezuhyr"82c: who worksin .
Mummy' Ghost," with Lon the NATTC library hails from "

Chaney. tion.The scooter ran wild and Mr. Johnstown Pa. He is only 20 years
-" old but has already written several
rgl Hall had the choice of being hit
War production note: Since 1910 by an oncoming automobile or Bongs, some of which promise
to becorttA hits Andy had his own .
American: women have produced jumping off the scooter while
5,000,000 babies over and above going at full speed. Mr. Hall dance band Johnstown band, and when IA "Gosh, miss-dancing with you reminds me of my home in
alr&a.dYlan : a new
.the normal output for a four-year jumped. the hills"
the war is over.
t "period.

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27 July, 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven

They Make Dupe Shop Tick I g cr.bWueammmmt9ecmcQmU M.A.D. .:

E .',,:, wx ,-.. ,.. .. .,, '" .1t j
< \ "V .,; I mi
NTTCen .. .
., +
m t I Ramblings
t .,1+
: W
I : e amDamCgaggacagaccamm
t"d f / By Pfc. Bill Wilson
,:; "" A Tk8' From show business to the Ma-
t !F -
E' rine Corps; from wine, women and
0 song to hitting the "sack" every
fIVe : 4'A night at 2130. That was the great-
". les G McDowell's life. Charles is!
\ the service men, come al I' 'fI. not old in age, just experience. He
come time to think of the Ship'i .' 1I I started to become a magician at
Service employees as automatons! I the age of six, by making his!
who hand us things as we take outturn mother's pies and cakes disappear.But .
in line. Not so. Nothing could by the time he was twelve,

be further from the truth. They he was on the stage keeping the
lire, for the most part, the small! I theater go'ers guessing.

company) of people among us who I I When the Great Magician was
are hiding their losses or hurts sixteen, he was working his way
from being separated from loved through college; working in a
(nee in the armed forces, and gc magic house after school and playing
on day after day, doing jobs that I theaters and night-clubs'! at
enable them to have a part ir night. One of his best tricks! at

cur country's struggle for Victory this time was to get a man out ofa

The realization of this truth straight-jacket in less than one

came to your News Reel reporter minute One night a drunk came
when he accidentally overheard a up on the stage and got so tangled

man make aplication for a job at I Sip that it took five minutes to free

Ship's Service. He was W. H. I the prostrate inebriate.

Southcott, a Jacksonville cotton i Charles quit college when the
broker and the reason he gave for i war broke out ayd joined a USO
wanting to work here was direct Army show that played throughoutthe
and to him a simple one. His only United States. He stayed with

pon. a navigator with the Army the"show till he was old enough to
Air Force has recently killed in join the Marines.
action. Now he the father, wantedto Since Charles has been at
whatever he Some of the variety of work being turned out by the Duplicating Shop at XATTC can be !seen framed I
in the
carry on way NATTC, he has entertained
In the picture above, together with the officers and men responsible for It. During the second quarter of
could to help win the war. officers and men dozens of times.
lH! I, the shop hit a 'new high" in number of pieces of printed matter produced. !Standing, left to right,
In the last war Mr. Southcottwas I He is also of the youngest
are O. 1\[. Thorson ACM; II. F. Radlke, S2r: C. L. Miller, Prlr2r; F X. Endrf'!', Prtr2c; II, II. HempWIl one
in the Army QuartermastersCorps S2c; I.. A. Schaaf, Prtr2o.; I), C. Owens PhoM2o: ; and Lt. K. W. NorrU. Seated" left to right, are W. II.Bancroft. I members of the International
and took his training at S'('; A. II. hl.ighetk" I-'2e; B. J. Benedick, PrtrSe; M. D. Oliver, S2c; and K. E. Eriekson, I Brotherhood of Magicians. McDowell -
Camp Johnstone. which was located \2c. I is a radio student.
as part of the original base ---
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tion.which This preceded experience the Naval In handling Air Sta DUPE SHOP SETS Visual Aids Are Absentee Ballots Are I MAD Any Swimming Marines Interested Team in goingout

stores, he thought, qualified him PRINTING RECORD Available At Center for the MAD swimming team,
for work here. He has been placed Help To StudentsPerhaps report to Cpl. Wm. J. Martin or
in charge of the stockrooms I The warning slip from the Executive I Service personnel at NATTC T-Sgt. Gordon Lewis Place. Backof

A theck-uii showed that the I Officer or that slip for a'' every student at who are qualified to vote in state the Ship's Service Pool. Time:

raid percentage of Ship's Service traffic violation may mean a NATTC has noticed that "text- primary elections may obtain post- I Between 1700 and 1800 today and

employees hate a greater and headache to the man receiving It, book larnin' has been aided and free applications for absentee I, Friday. Men are needed in the 50-
! deeper reason for working here but students, enlisted men and abetted with a variety of live in- 100-220-440 meter sprints.
! than just to have a job. officers may get some solace from 8truc tonal aids -$ those gadgets ballots and other information from I I Any Marine who likes to swim
! Probably few besides the officersInchrrrrge the fact that it means a headacheto with moving parts, that help makea Voting Officers, Lt. (jgl) Jackson, : and has had past experience in .
, of Ship's Service someone else at NATTC, too. generator something real, or Postofflce, for Bluejackets: and.;I school or otherwise, will have a

know how very appropriate it is |I All by themselves, those little show just how electric currentscan Capt. O'Melia, Bks 53. for Ma- I I chance to make the team. So come

for Zeb Lucas to manage the Parachute slips wouldn't mean so much to be used to move a machine rines. out, one and all
Shop. Zeb was badly injured the dozen or RO who make them part or how a valve for instance, This year's primary elections will ::
hitting the silk during Army up and print them over at the operates in slow motion. be held in Texas, on 22 July;i Rough And Rf"adY-"

Air-borne Troop maneuvers. Lucas Duplicating Shop (usually called" I Most instructors probably feel Arkansas and South Carolina. 25 Rough and ready fits the description
Lieutenant in the Paratroops July; Kansas, Missouri and Vir- of Pfc, John M, Parker
was a the "Dupe Shop"), but jobs like from time to time the need for ,
one of the toughest of all those are "routine," and have to some kind of simplified working ginia, 1 August; Kentucky 5 Au- who has skated in every state!' in
the service assignments. It's strictly be sandwiched in between endless model to help them in their classrooms gust; Vermont, 8 August; Wisconsin the Union with the exception of
a volunteer proposition where : other printing work. I and most students wish at 15 August; Nevada 5) September Washington. Parker was on the go

apt to be as dangerous as! most center the attractive movie program thing operates, instead of just 12 September. throughout the country.
normal combat missions In other posters of the Welfare De- I reading about it in a textbook. I Run-off primaries will be held I So if and when Parker goes over

branches of the army partment can be attributed to the I Last March a section on Vis- in Arkansas 8 August; Utah. 15 seas he should know how .to take

Typical of Ship's Service employees |I Dupe Shop, too, so their work ual Aids wai! set up within the i' August; South Carolina, 22 August I care of himself. While he was
Is Florine O'Brian, the isn't entirely a hardship. It's prob- 'Teacher Training Division, which ; Texas, 26 August; Mississippi skating throughout the States he
petty red-head who does secretarial ably quite a pleasant change from was given' the responsibility of 29 August; and Louisiana 17 would stop and work his way

work for Commander Patterson. routine, just looking over the photo producing the aids as they are (I October. Maine will hold a general along by doing odd jobs In roller
Her husband, a Lieutenant possibilities. needed in the various classrooms election 11 September for Representatives I rinks and wood-work shops. He

few weeks on the same South Pacific -i I that the shop set' some, authorities cooperated in estab- i I and_local offices.____________ ______ "Black-Devils."
island with her father and ,* lishing the section which is supervised --
kind of record during the second -
bro' ler, both of whom are also of this ear." Dur by Lt. A. L. Thiede. A. B ; Wiring diagrams, charts graphs, The Marathon-Swimming Con-
quarter >
in the Navy. The tough thing. period" new schools, Elliott ChS, is in charge of pro- and "mounted parts boards" are test has been temporarily held up
ingthat out the Visual Aids
tho, is that it's so hectic out there new curricula\ new product of ducing the aids. all section.turned by until more entries are received. The"

just now that they haven't been war all required explanation" In I Working wooden, and metal I Idea is to compete over a distance
able to make contact even tho the various" schools in the" Center models are constricted at the i I When the men are caught up" the equivalent of from Jacksonville -
they learned that they are allfighting and the" Dupe Shop's, pro- shop located in Building 594 : on their more "creative work Beach to St. Augustine, witha
Mrs.O'Brian's they turn to other phases of the fine as the prize for the
in the same area. duction had to be stepped' up Colors) are utilized to bring I trophy
father was in the Navy to take rare of the needs of the out effects that will impress -wprk program, such as repairingi winner. Let's go fellows, pet: :your
hiring the last war, went back various department" the students. Production i large number of picture mo- entries in right away. This oughtto
into this one along with his son little however is not confined to wooden tion and still projectors. be fun, and It will build up your
we're So the boys picked up a I ---'-- endurance, which may
is swimming
That kind of spirit why and increased their "mock-ups, as the shop meets
uinning.: production extra energy about 25 per cent over the varying needs of the schools, Send the Jax Air New Home! come in very handy at sea.
If like interesting conversation '
you ----
I the first quarter of the year.

the line with for your Jean hair Buelan's cuts get chair.in I I ing January"impressions"through were Dur-I', Boy, This Is Some Mail Call! .
1,637,195 ''
around.! Bue- '
He's been
made which means that many '
: '
leans was born in Belgium, used tote i .
size ,
of or
of one .,
pieces paper "
in the famous "Carbiniers", a : ':i .
the Dupli- '_,,wo.'It' "
another went through r -:\ : "
crack Belgian rifle troop. He came I, cating presses. In the second three 1'
to America In 1926, went into the I.I months the number was increased ; ,"
Merchant Marine in 1933. During:
to 2,058,675.
the early stage of the war in Eu- ,. \
lope Beulans' ship was right in I I There apparently is no limit to ..x}. ,-
turn out in the
what the shop can ,
On trip
the thick of things. one I
of It ,
matter some
of printed
they carried over 1500 Italian prisoners way "
"half-tones, which arephotogiaprs.
i utilizing
about whom he has some
diagrams, and var-
very choice tales.
of charts.
Rachel Sturkey, the little Ven- ious types
zuelan blonde, who works in the Immediate objectives of most .,
Parachute Shop, has done more students -- the diplomas are
to promote the Good Neighbor policy produced at the Dupe Shop which
here than a whole block of mag- can and does do an about lace
and print a bulletin or booklet to
azine articles. Her graciousnessand
charm make shopping atShip's be used in the very school from
which the diploma will be issued.
Ra'hel'a -
Service pleasure.
( father Is a a Captain in the One of the biggest jobs turned out I tinlsleN,
recently is a 106-page book for the
Venezuelan Navy. Her brother Is a
naval cadet and her husband Is a Supply Department on the Main
stationed here. Side but recently, too, there have
Seaman First Class,
War Bond posters, chemi-
ties been
Another gal with
the AGO
cal warfare texts for
Is LaDonna Petersen, one of the of ..
considerable quantity
School a
De- ,
secretaries in the
confidential material, the originalof
partment. Her husband' is an which never leaves the eyes of .
AOM2c stationed on Main Side, g
officer, booklets on "Languageof r
and in addition she has two an
the Fleet," and many others of
brothers and a sister in service in nature.
combat zones. The newest memberof a more routine "
Mrs Petersen's little department Looking over Chief Thorpon'slog !

is Audrey Evans, daughter of Lt. it is evident that virtually
NATTC tak-
Colonel William T. Evans, Com- every department at j

manding Officer of the Marine Avi- es advantage of the modern equip- ., ., .. ...

... ation Detachment, NATTC. She available ment and at efficient the shop. workmanship The Illustrations above will give some Idea" of the luscious bite of femininity with which Mrs.! David

...'I has a brother in the service, too. Wexler decorates her letters to her husband, Sgt. IaldVeler 1 Instructor In the ARM: school at

You've probably guessed it. He'sa whole Jax Air News We do intend NATTC. Some portray highlights In !Mrs! 'exler's day, Mich as receiving a gift package from the Sergeant -
Marine. tell more about some while others Illustrate the titles of bongs that have some particular meaning for the two of them.
If we listed all the men and to you personalities Easily recognized the group is, "Indian Love Call," ""'agon Wheels," amt "Stars In My Ejeb". It

women with husbands or childrendoing' of the Interesting in the NATTC: Ship's $erv- could be that Mrs. UVxfer just likes to draw girls with delicious curves, and again It could be she wants. ...
distinguished work in the ployed ,, !'
to remind the Sergeant' what he Is missing: while In the" j\Jnp' r'- "'
service it would require almost the ice in a later issue.




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( Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 27 July, 1944r


1 :: All-American At Tops Among Service Ring Teams In U. S. Gunnery Displays

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) ;; MAD Turns From .f v .l< Power In Copping "fJ

t 'tU Gridiron To Judo 8th Game In Row

By Pie Herb Johnston, Jr Maintaining its undefeated status -
1 l A knife in one hand; a football the destructive Gunnery softball -
I !in the other! What kind of bus. ten put on a dazzling displayof
f ness is this? It's no monkey bus. power to squelch the bid of

ness, you may be sure, nor it is i; the Technical Training team in
y merely a pose. Pfc. Milford Lawrence the Officers' League last week.

t I Kittrell, 23, of McGregor, Gunnery blasted T. T. in no uncertain
t I Texas, handles both with equa] terms, slamming 17 hits
dexterity and skill. good for 23 runs to push their
J Of "Kit's" football prowess, victory string up to eight games.

t {i NBC's ace sportcaster, Bill Stern Bill Kinkopf, star Gunnery mounds.
said in 1942, "He's the best sopho l' man, coasted to victory behind his
.. t more running back I've ever seen l'I team's savage stickwork. He gave
on a field" I Fk up 10 blows and five rune. Ten
Representatives of the New : Gunnery runners dented the platein

York Giants professional football .... the third Inning, and just for
team snapped, "Sign him up!" *'1 meanness, nine more tallies were

Which their manager promptly did. ': added in the sixth.

I Before the brawny lad fron The loss dropped T. T. to third
I "Deep in the heart of" had a a place behind the fast moving

chance to Join the Giants, how- *-" Brigade ten, which whipped '--
ever, Uncle Sam stepped in and bf Bombsight 6 to 3. In the
signed him for active duty in the 1 1The : w other tilt, Ordnance won a .y
Marine Corps. All of which makes 93 r.. clone contest from Administration -
; Captain Fred Frink, in charge of 3 to 2.
the M.A.D. Judo program and
Few games were played in the
coach of the 1943 Air Raiders j'f1
r four other NATTC leagues In
team, very happy indeed. The the National loop, Bks 65 whippedthe
\ Captain an All-American himself, : )
league leading TTM team, 12
I is sold on Kittrell as a football ..,.Y to 4, and TTF nosed ,out Bks 64,
j' .
and is : <>:
player, equally ready .' :t' by 2 to 1. Booth and Busenburg

F along with several hundred other shared hurling chores for Bks 65
Marines, to vouch for Kit's ability '... .
which shoved over five runs in
l I Judo artist and knife
as a expert MY veteran members of the Training! Center boxing team smile brightly for the cameraman after both the fifth and sixth frames.
fighter.The. winning the national service boxing championship! with a recent victory over the ParrN: hland Marines. Barnes of TTF outpitched Blumen-
soft-spoken, brown-e,)'(() There's a lot of brain and brawn In this group. The inltters are, from left to right, Eddie Barnett 13G; feld, yielding but four hits while
Texan has been "In shape" continually Marine H since the back inMcGregor
days AI Hlghers, 138.Student. Single games were played in the
School where he
High First Regiment League, the American
was a four year Letter-man in I and the AEM loop. In a
football' baseball" basketball" and wild and wooly engagement in
I track, winning' sixteen letters in Boxers To Meet Mainside Team which the two teams made a to-

all."I've tal of 26 errors TTD( ) outlasted
\ always figured" he draw, TTS. 15 to 14 Bks 5 scored
"that it's a darned sight eaiser to At NATTC Arena Tonight; Champs Rest enough runs in the first two innings
it be all
stay In shape than is to
to down Bks 52, by 9 to
the time gettin' out of shape and I 4. Bks 16 defeated Eks 17, b5
I wearin' down Conserving: their strengthfor
tryin' t'get
to 3. Zimmerman the winning -
back in. I don't drink or smoke" STIRRING (?) what promises to be a AP Recognizes twirler for Bks 16 and Third

and.. I work out every day. rugged return match with the Baseman Hanna led the attack.

'- F RING CLASH Parris Island Marines there on -

:. '" q, Two rugged leather pushers, Battling 10 August, the NATTC national NA TIC Claim SOFTBALL STANDINGS

'. 1 (You pushed me) Ballew, service boxing champions (Results! to 24 July)
and Dreadful (What if I did) Davis will take it easy at the To Boxing Title! Officers' League

V were the opponents in a three ring card here tonight whena Team W. L.

round bout held recently at the Training Center student The Associated Press has recognized Gunnery Brigade 6 8 2 0
NATTC outdoor arena. Both boysare the claim of the NATTC Tech Training 5 3
A members of TTX Division, team clashes with a fast mov- I boxing team to the national service Ordnance 3 5

i. 1. i Ship's Company. Alabama Dubose, ing aggregation from Main- team championship Administration 2'
Bombsight 1 8
.- .... of TTY Division refereed the '
'; ; I als9 side. Last Thursday, the AP car-
.'I I attraction.The Two members of the champion ried a story on Its!' wires announcing National League
I principals took no chances I I the Training Center's Team 7. 3
squad, Billy Ramoth and Ala-
4 of being out of condition at bell claim. On Friday, the Hedron TTM
I bama Dubose, will sharpen their TTF 6
I time and went into intensive train guns in a fling at Mainside mittens boxing team of Quonset (It. I.) Bks 61 5 4
4 ing the day before the fight Naval Air Station protested the TTTTTI 4 5
but the other members of
>1 3 6
Ballew quit smoking cigarettes, claim. .
the team, Eddie Barnett Charlie Bks 63 3 6
I while Davis prepared for the encounter The same day, It. Marty Ka-
Dedmon, Howie Brodt and Al
i by running two miles at row, head of the Physical Train AEM League
:>> Highers, will be present in the
$ .\ the beach. role of ing Department, sent a wire to (chanced from !Second and Third
$ ? ,, I The odds were even money and spectators. Hedron, saying our team was Jltl'lmfllh Lesgue)
take choice until it was discovered Eight bouts are on the card, Team W, L.;
a ,: your I very much Interested in meeting Bks 19 5 1
"!' ,,- I which is slated to start at 1930
,.. Ballew had taken fifteen their fighters If the match liks 16 5 2
.. I minutes secret ring instructions. at the outdoor Navy arena. The : could be arranged. Bks 18 4 2
;', :.' :' Immediately the wise money made I feature bouts are expected to be On Saturday' morning, .the AP Bks Bks 21 20 1 2 4

Kit Klttrell him a 6 to 5 choice, with very the clashes between Dubose and I recognized the NATTC claim by Bks 17 0 5
few takers.At George Schaffer of NAS; and Ra Its wires -
aid in
"Sure I co put you shapein sending a story over ,
about a month and a half," he the sound of the openingbell moth and Jack Lucarelli Other I !starting' as follows: "The veteran American LeagueTeam
both rushed from fighters likely to go for the stu- XV. L.
told your reporter. "Course, he fighters boxing team of the Jacksonville TTA-1 7 '3
added, "you'd have to work hardat their corners with determinationin dent sluggers are R. M. Smith, Naval Air Technical TIHM( 6 3
it at least eight hours a day."" their hearts and what looked S. J. Kupferberg, W. Durkee, and Training Center" today offeredto ITHD( ) 6 4

The reporter abruptly changed the to the spectators to be reluctance three others. lay its national service TTR rrq 4 5 3 5
subject.In In their feet. After The champs came out of championship on the line againstthe rrs: 0 8
September 1939, Kittrell en- feeling out, or rather findingout their match with the marinesIn Hedron rlnif: men of the
tered Baylor University at Waco, the other's Lick of defense good shape, with the exception Quonset (It. I.) N'a"alIr Sta- First; !: Regiment
Texas, majoring in geology and both started swinging from the of lirodt, who suffered tion, who protested NATTC's Bks Team 51 W S 1
physical education. He played on heels in an effort to score a a shallow cut over his right claim to the title." Bks 1 3
the freshman team his first year, \ quick knockout. They were still eje. Ilrodt was advised by a The ring champs won their Hks 31 7 3

and: easily made the varsity his slugging: away on even- terms-un" -at-- doctor to stay on the outsideof title by whipping the top rated Bks Bks 52;S 2 5 4 3
sophomore and Junior years.It the end; of the I-ou-t; : the ropes for two weeks, Parris Island Marines here re Bks 2 4 7nks
was during his sophomoreseason In the second round Davis land- and the return go with the cently. 6 3 6
that Bill Stern named him ed a flurrv of blows to the head marines, scheduled for 28 July, Bks 4 2 8
as his choice for All-American and that sent Ballew to one knee for a was moved back to 10 August. Ilecord Bout

the New York Giants signed him count of nine. Both were breath- While the champs are not look- When the St. Louis Cardinals defeated The youngest brigadier generalin
to play for them when he had ing hard as fightitng was resum- Ing forward to the coming match the Cincinnati Reds, 18-0, in the Civil War got his commis-

graduated. .I ed. Ballew looked a little with trepidation, they know that a recent game, it marked the most sion at the ripe old age of 30, if
Extremely modest, Kittiell at- fresher from his rest. AgainDavis they are in for a rugged even- one-sided shutout victory in the national we are correctly informed. The a
tributes the lion's share of his Na- smothered his opponentwith I I ing in attempting to make it two league since 1906 when the present American brigadier crop .,/
tional honors to his coach at Bay a whirlwind of gloves, straight over the veteran leath- Chicago Cubs routed the New York includes a 28-year-old and a lad of ,--- '
lor, Frank Kimbrough, who is now but the referee stopped the ernecks. Parris Island is expected Giants, 19-0. 29. j
in the Navy. fight until he could locate to be eVen tougher on its home

On June 3, 1912 he volunteeredfor Ballew's mouthpiece, which in some grounds, and the Marine team will Stre-e-e-e-ke Oneieiuer
Officer's Candidate School in mysterious way became dislodged. be bolstered by the addition of

the Marine Corps. Before he was Davis rushed in for the kill and Art Levine, who did not make r...... .,.. .-. .. .. -
called, however, the quotas were was met with a jarring Jab to the the trip down here. ,
filled, and slightly more than a mouth that shook the South Caro- Brodt probably will against t Ir

year later, on July 7, 1943, he lina Firetop to his heels. The bell Levine, who was nationally go promi- .

was sworn into the Corps as an ended the action. nent in the pro middleweightclass
enlisted man. After Boot Camp, Round three saw Davis continuehis before entering service.

he stayed on in San Diego and smothering offense and both Brodt's opponent here, Eddie Sey-
played football for Headquarters principals appeared very, very tir- mour, is expected to meet Dubose.
ed. With only half a minute to go,
Battalion. Assigned to Aviation, The NATTC boys took the Ma-
the referee stopped the bout and
he came to Jacksonville January
rines here on 14 July, by 4 boutsto
awarded the decision to Davis on
18 of this
year. 2, a convincing and yet close n .
After the war, the brawnyand a TKO. Jjf'
equally brainy grldster Special permission was given to margin. I
hold the bout. =- -/
plan to play with the Giants. ; .
Then If he doesn't take a coaching -w Chief SpA( ) Hugh Smith is .;,, t>'

job somewhere, he's going Irish Hearts among the relatively few ardent r .. .t
back to Texas, buy a ranch, and Notwithstanding Eire's reluc- collectors of cancelled envelopes,
enjoy the life of the wide open tance to help the cause of freedomin but among this group of enthus- o I
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spaces, no dear to the hearts of this war, we note that Cher- iasts is President Roosevelt. Smith < '
every Lone Star Cowboy He's bourg surrendered to a General puts his own designs on the can- oJ: l !t. -

not ewictly a tenderfoot when Collins, the Job of clearing the har- celled envelopes and trades them !: .
It come to horses, either.! He bor devastation feU to a Commo- with the other 3,000 or 'o collec ""' '11"ji '? rt ... IMwi. ..
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climbed Into his first saddle at dore Sullivan and the stopping ofRommel's tors about the country. One of his d ... ..r... >''." .,\\.1'". .. .. ."> '.. '..... + '
the age of three! If you knew tanks at Caen was superintended best customers in these trades is ..... :1t ., "' '.., '
Kit, you'd probably believe him named the President himself, with whomhe t, 1.U:: ...._, ."... ..., ... .'N. .', "" ;...\.A$4... _d
a chap
If he Bald he VAULTED Into has exchanged envelopes on *'If'l der ;o.ump ot the ,'A... .C; Ulucja-kets takes a lUll cut;
the saddle the first tlm.. Demnsev. numerous occasions. at the apple In the game with Seaman Guard last week, but he

Unlike Gary Cooper, he's not | Cooper, he can tell you all thereis i'io. missed. The ball can be seen entering the mitt of Catcher McCullough. 1. !'
the "rangy' type; but like Gary I to know about the range. Stmt The Jux Alt New' H.Mt Seaman Guard upset the 'Jackets, 8 to 7. Miller to the umpire.r .. i i
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