Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 10, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 2, No. 21
f 10 August, 1944

P I An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



r Program U-Boat Building Suffers Inaugural AI Outdoor Theulre To Feature t

!,: Sharp ReductionWith "Wing And A Proyer" With Ameche As Slur ;

Japan War, Other Moving Vessels CloserTo Another WAVE Does Work Efficiently New Open Air Show Will '\

.'. A Deemed reduction More in Important the numberof T;; Open For Benefit Navy

new submarines to be built Personnel
for the U. S. Navy was announced

today by the Navy
Department.The Navy's film fans here can enjoy a good movie and the

reduction In the numberof cool outdoors at the same time from now on for the Main Sta

submarines! in the building; tion's new Open Air Theatre makes its debut tonight at Ma
program does not mean that the son Field.
1, over-all Navy production pro For the Air
Open premiere sure-hit
gram Is declining. The total _Navy_ picture! will
Navy program Mill continue to De snown it is "wing and a
Increase In size at least until the Coast Guardsmen Prayer," starring Don Ameche in

first quarter of 1915. There are :< } it,
I'f supplies eight classes which the of weapons Navy urgently and. ;> :::4 Play Major Role A X.band concert will launch the
needs at the present time. inaugural ceremony tonight at
Past and prospective advancesin 2030. The main movie, a newsreeland
the Pacific limit the area in : In Combat Zones a short on skiing will follow
i __ _
which Japanese shipping can oper- ,s the musical entertainment.
ate and correspondingly limit the 154th Is MarkedBy The Open Air Theatre was installed .
future hunting grounds for our t Birthday upon, the orders of Cap.
submarines. Therefore, the number Recalling Feats They tain W. W. Smith, Commandant.
of submarines which we can It was designed because of the
profitably employ will be corre- Have Performed At Sea heat that makes the Mainside Auditorium -
spondingly reduced. uncomfortable during
Reduction in the construction Last Friday marked the 154th warm weather :
program has been made possible birthday of the U. S. Coast Guard. Lt. Raymond Forsberg Assistant
by the brilliant record of the fleet On 4 of August 1790. George Wash- Welfare and Recreation
in which the contribution of the ington signed a bill, sponsored by officer has been handling arrangements
submarine service in the Pacific his Federalist Secretary of the for the outdoor 'the
and the individual achievement of Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, atre. lie announced the finest
each submarine and its crew have which created the first armed force equipment available has been
been a major factor. The success :: of the United States the Revenue purchased to provide entertainment .
of our submarines in evading and .. Cutter Service. In 1915 the Reve- for the officers and enlisted
restricting enemy attack has exceeded As a plane captain of an SNJ attached to a fighter squadron at nue Cutter and Lifesaving Services personnel here.
early expectations Since this Station, Violet O. Bashore, Seaman First Class, spends her merged and adopted the name The Open Air Theatre will pre.
December 7, 1911, our underseas working hours "on the line" caring for her plane to keep It In per Coast Guard. sent one show each evening while
fleet has accounted for a total of fect readiness for a hop at all times. She gases and oils it, cleans it, Having participated in every the Mainside Auditorium will
more than 2'i million tons of Inspects it and checks for minor repairs. She stands by with a fire war the United States has fought, schedule pictures twice daily, at
Japanese shipping sunk, over one- extinguisher while the engine h being started, and gives taxi-ing the Coast Guard certainly has 1300 and 1700. In event of bad
third of Japan's merchant fleet at signals to the pilot. made no exception of this one weather the movie scheduled for
the beginning,: of the war. --- They fired the first American shot the Open Air Theatre will be transferred .
Workers In the she of World War II when a Coast
: shipyards
to the Auditorium.The .
building submarines merit the Navy's Training Program Guard cutter force demolished a
audience will be seated in
German radio station in Green
congratulations of the Navy on
their energy, loyalty and patriotic land, Nor have they since slack the spacious grandstands at Mason
effort which have given Discussed In ConferenceAdmiral ened their pace, for the CoastGuard Field. A special section for
the U. S. Navy the finest submarines has taken part in every reserved. Enlisted
in the world. The sixyards McFall 1 Is Host To Several Of High American invasion of this war. at personnel the Open will Air wear Theatre.undress whites
building submarines for Admittedly the most skillful small
the Navy are: The Electric Boat Ranking Officers At Confab Held Last Week boat handlers in the world, Coast The show selected for the open
Company Groton, Conn.; Cramp Guardsmen landed the Marines at ing tonight stars an all-male cast
Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia Some of the most important officers in the Navy's flight Tulagi, Guadalcanal, and at Tara- with Ameche, Dana Andrews,
Pa.; Manltowoc Shipbuilding training program gathered last week at this station, head- wa. Their landing barges got there William Eythe, Charles Bickford
Company, lIanltowoc.1".; "fastest with the mostest" at Cape Sir Cedric Hardwick, Henry Morgan
of the Naval Air Command fora
and the Navy Yards at Boston, quarters Operational Training Gloucester and Bougainville, Kwaj-I Richard Jaeckel and others.
Portsmouth and Mare Island. training conference on vital problems of the day. Host to alein and Eniwetok in the Mar- I It is an excellent drama of heroic

__ The eight categories of, munitions l- the chiefs of the various training commands and their chiefsof shalls, Hollandia and Wakde and naval pilots and the carrier from
whiCh remain particularly staff was Rear Admiral A. C Biak in the invasion of Dutch New which they operate.
important in the Navy's expanding McFall, chief of Naval Air Oper- 'Em In GI Cans Guineas. Those versatile sailors Carrier X sets out under sealed
over-all production program are as ational Training, 1- whose motto is "Semper Paratus" orders on a secret mission. The
All hands passing the Station
follows: Those at the conference held on operated assault transports and pilots aboard are ordered to be
First, the Navy needs aircraft Wednesday and Thursday were Post Office who have in their pos- tank: landing ships in the recent II seen by the enemy at certain pointson
carriers and cruisers. The Navy is Rear Admiral C. P. Mason, first session paper cups cardboard ice Saipan engagement. certain days, but to avoid com
not short of these It during these Pacific
now warships. was bat.
commandant of the Jacksonville cream container or other trash
But need addi- campaigns that the Coast Guard
we single
every Naval Air Station and now Chiefof In these
have been directed to place such encounters many of
earned that It will
tional one which we can turn out a compliment
Naval Air Intermediate Train- our planes and
pilots are lost
this year and next. Any slow-down rubbish In GI cans provided for always cherish. Answering the and our men grow sullen. The
Continued on Page Seven Continued on rage Seven such purpose. Continued on rage Seven tactic lead the enemy to believe
------ that they have seen four or five

Boys Must Hove. Their Fun, Even In Pacific They for carriers an concentrate attack at scattered at Midway their points forces fall

into a trap and a thrilling U. S.

And Adm. Holsey Con Toke 11 Joke On HimselfAlthuugh fears Naval It's of the victory Navy story personnel of the hopes and a and series .

of character studies woven
American sailors sol Into an explanation of the strategy
diers and marines face death almost which brought about the Midway
;, daily in the Pacific they insist triumph. There are no women in
on getting a laugh out of life. the cast but it is exciting and ;.
'"- When theso U S. guys get a spectacular according to all at!.
notion to let off a little steam and vance notices
stage a "Broadway" show some- -
where on a lonely Island, they really
cook with gas and produce aI I 15 Per Gent
h 1 of an extravaganza even
i. if they have to build the theatre, I Fifteen per cent liquidating
make their costumes write all dividend checks payable to share
their own songs and Jokes and holders of the NAVAIU Jacksonville .
take a full admiral for a good- Credit Union have been. handed .
,,,\ natured kidding. '" over to the War Bond Office
Such: was the case when a t" for delivery to the payee upon
group of service men put on the presentation of either I. D. cardor
J "South Sea Scandals" In Februarv ;- employees button. However
f" of 1913, I before the USO, ""' recipients of checks must also ,
the Armv'a Special Service Division ..... sign for them upon receipt.
or any other entertainment Lt. (jg) Robert Beckner, now attached-to this Station, Over 150 checks for a 33 percent
,. organization had reached played various and sundry roles In one of the liquidating dividend from the
advanced positions. biggest shows ever staged In the South Pacific the "South Sea Scandals," produced in February of Credit Union handed over to the
There show like the It)43. In the photo at the left he's getting a bit of make up artistry with the assistance! of some of War Bond Office In January have
never was a
f "South Sea Scandals" before the his buddies while at the right he Impersonates the curvaceous Kita lIayworth.I not jet been called for.

" war and there never will be one Robert Breckner got a big kick I the Station Communications de- Breckner, grinning. "The guys, in All the hands NAVAIR who are shareholders
like It after the war, either. Life I out of playing the of Admiral here Jacksonville
4 part partment after serving on Array Navy and :Marines, rehearsed Credit Union are to .
i' magazine gave it a big display II William Halsey in one skit and Admiral Halsey's staff in the South and put on the South Sea with the War urged Bond office cooperate
and service men in the Pacific of Rita Hayworth In another. I Pacific for 18 months. Scandals during their oft time" operate with the War Road office
fig( Lt. Breckner is now assigned to "It was some how," says Lt. Continued on Page Seven earliest opportunity


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10 August 1944


Leading Naval Officials Iron Out Training Plans At Conference Here

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''r Guests Of Civic GroupsAt ------L----1; L.S-

Timuquana LuncheonNaval \

officials were guests of the Chamber of Commerce \1 1I

Board of Governors and the Naval; Affairs Committee of the

; city of Jacksonville at a luncheon given at the Timuquana : v r r f 1 4r I !

t Country Club last Thursday ''Ii.

Admirals who have charge of the various
! Four of the five ,

t phases of Naval Air Training I : \\1
t along with 30 members of their 1

staffs were guests at the luncheon. The InquiringReporter k
In addition to the Board of Cover*, t: : !

rots and the Naval Affairs Committee 11
the civilian representativesat -. 1i11:, ::1
the meeting included Senator ..

Claude Pepper, Congo Emory H. ; s,
John T. Alsop. Coun- '\ ,
Price Mayor

cil and President the members C. Frank of the Whitehead City and I'I Ql'ESTlON.( / : I .i !. : ; \\r\ J.- :i : .

County Commissions \V/io/ ( did/ you like most about ," at

President B. 1) ITncannon of flue last pet you 011't!(>cl before/ : ..
the trade body Introduced corning ;into 1 flue' Navy?

Nu-al : ANrS\\'rUS: 1\\.

who referred briefly to the fI'tIlha"t'ti ROBERT PAINER, AMM2c : "".- \
of training carried on under "I've had a million dogs, or so it

the command of the five ad- seems'!, anyway. I used to bring
mirals engaged in this work. home every dog that took up with
Admiral McFall paid tribute to me. It didn't make any difference
Jatksonville what kind of dog, but for some
live cooperation I reason the hounds liked me best
civil authorities', and especiallylauded a
The dog I like best is Toby a fox
the Naval Affairs Committee. terrier who's home now. He's a .1

,I smart little thing." '
Admiral McFall then introduced HARRY BOSE, Sic : "I had a I I
at this Sta-
Charles P. Mason. Naval j lour tljing Admirals all chiefs of different types of flight training gathered
Rear Adm. little gray cat who was a hum- left Hear AdmiralA.
Intermediate Training, who tion la'ltC't'k for a conference on training. In the picture! above are to right,
Air : dinger. He was regular pet and Naval Air Operational Training, with headquarters here; Hear Admiral C..a. I
first commandant at C. McFall, Chief of
served as most about him was :
what I liked commandant of thin Station, and noChlf'f of Naval Air Intermediate Training, with
training first
"We not Mason, '
this Station | the fact he was always so playful. Glemiew, Chief of Naval
to fly and shoot! I headquarters at Corpus Christ!, Texas; Hear Admiral <). It. Hardison of III,
aviators" said just Adm. Mason. "We I was real small then myself. Air Primary' Training; Hear Admiral H. S. Kendall of Chicago: Chief of Naval Air Technical Training.:
gun DOROTHY ALLEN SpG)3c"Corky's ( ------- -- -- -
are training them to beat the en- just a dog, ana ne s nome I

tmy. Our naval aviators are well now. But I sure like him. He has I Servicemen Seek '1 Conies Rear Adm. Murray :
Thanks to One Dream
qualified to do that job. I such an intelligent look on his ,

the country support and of the the congress have people been of of able the the : face tail., What even I if like he does best about chase him his \ Educational Aid I True But Other Is Detached For 1

United States we is the great welcome he gave me I
to build 'a splendid personnel. I when I came home on leave. He Is Lost
President Fincannon paid Kav-high I was so" glad to see me." In 'Bill of Rights'Bj Duty In Pacific
to the work of J. J3. I Marine
tribute- LEONARD WADE, Sic : "I love Or AM (Delated) -

anaugh as Chairman of the Naval, eddy I my terrier, because he's Camp Newspaper Service! stormed the beaches!' of Guam I I Rear Admiral George D. Murray -
Affairs Committee. and tM latter such a pal. It almost killed him today, but a 'hamorro kid called USN. Chief of Naval Air
commented that, "all of us in Jack- and The Servicemen's ReadjustmentAct 1'ete" didn't make live landing ,
when I left home for the Navy known to sol- '' Training with headquarters at Pen-
sonville have a deep affection for i awful. of 1944better on sin homeland. '
he carried on something is sacola. since that Command was
Bill of -
GI Rights
Mason but we want it lien as the I't't.'a'i Marine! ('4lrIHlrall i '
Admiral i Yeah, Teddy's a faithful fellow andI the most talked about piece of | | created last January, has teceived
understood that we also admire who spent the first 17 years of :
him too. him to in
miss of the season, according I orders detaching duty
and esteem Admiral McFall. I am I ALICE BISHOP. SPT)2c( ) : "Ihaven't legislation the mail received each week by his life In Guam's largest cltj, : the Pacific area.Rear .
that many I to 1 He to the l'nitedStates
on my Agana. went
happy to say owned a dog or cat for a '
Veterans' Administration. j Admiral C P. Mason' USN
trips to the Station it has finest been my long time. But I've had pet geese, Brig. Gen Frank T. Hines ad- I cation. in 1087 for a college t'dn-I I will assume command as Chief ofNaval
pleasure to meet the group ''a duck, and a lamb and others. Veterans' Affairs '
in ministrator of Air Training, pending the
contacted I Since the war began he has
I ever
cf men One of favorite pets was Ambrose this are '
of war
and my said that veterans arrival of Admiral Murray's successor -
had two In life: to help
great pleasure
)life. It is a because
my turtle. I liked interest in the iI
a showing widespread I whose name has not yt
have those in charge of free his people, the" ('harnorros ,
honor such Inter- (I
him in
I'd find
bill, particularly in E'ducatlonall been annnounced. This duty will
with us on this of live Japanese yoke, and to
air training
naval esting places. He got along hap-" provisions. More than 1,000 apPIl-\ learn to fly I be in addition to Admiral Mason'spresent )
c oCcasion. in the bath tub I think. filed for \
piest have been
and Congressman cations I I While aboard a Navy transport assignment as Chief c>f
Senator Pepper KULESZ A M M 3 c : Gen. Hines
FRANK alone
briefly while I bound for (MIAMI be realiz- ,, Naval Air Intermediate Training.
Price also spoke I had a chow in addition more
was and
"The last dog commented. 1
I ed Ms second desire at the coat
H. S. Kendall, Chief I Rear Admiral
Read Admiral I he mean I didn't like written inquiries about: '
Train- and was so than 4.000 of his first rite! orders for \ of
cf the Naval Air Technical I him. The only type of dog I really benefits have been received from t 1 Murray one
Admiral : flight training rain through ,
and Read the most distinguished -
ing Command want is a Great Dane, but they other veterans. I.
Air I { fete left the ship just beforeit ,
of Naval t
Chief ( educational flying
Hardison. the -
O. B.
d much.
the eat too n Application started on the lat leg of the v.
Training were among "I have now been flag officers in
Pnmary WAYNE BUBB, ARM3c: benefits Invasion lie headed for an Island -
honored guestsRadio I dunno what I liked best about I distributed to the field stations base and America. n a val aviation
'-iiioI -- 'Smokie. I just liked him. That's I and to many colleges, uni\'e-rsltles' - history, has
1 but his face and other educational institutions. ., been on (duty at
all. He was a mongrel,
Quiz Aids I was intelligent, at times. And he Gen. Hines said. German U-Boat Is .s. Pensacola since
always followed on my heels wher- II Ninety days of active servicesince *s November- 1942
I liked that." Sept. 16, 1940, and before I mm when he return-
In England I ever I'd go. war with Sunk In Atlantic I .-., ed to the Unit-
Boys J. T. BARNES S2c: "The last the end of the present |i r ,:
dog I owned was no good. He got separation from the armed forces Rear Ailm. :Mnrraj.etl States after
'Va''r veterans in the American j jGeneral killed." I under conditions other than dishonorable The sinking of a Geiman submarine twenty months duty in the Pacific.

Hospital in England, as I, KATHRYN BANG SP.T)2c: are prerequisite foreligibility by ramming and gunfire: off I Admiral Murray became one of

well as local radio fans, are bent'-" "The. best pet I ever had was a I for educational and unemployment the Atlantic coast recently through the nation's best-known naval officers

fling from the "Ask Your Navy'program j, dog. His name was Tis. And everywhere benefits and educational loans j, coordinated attack by three destroyer during the first year of the

which is broadcast each I went I'd say, 'Here To be eligible for must have had escorts'!, two of them war when he commanded the

Tuesday night over WJHP. Tis.' And he was right there." benefits. a veteran Veterans I manned by Coast Guard personnel ;: U. S. S. Enterprise from "Pearl
Fans who submit questions that MEDFORD JOHNS, S2c: "I his education interrupted.service be- I and one by the Navy, has been an-i Harbor" until after the crushing:
are used on the quiz show receive liked Scrapper 'cause he could beat who entered nounced by the Navy Department. '! defeat of the Nipponese at
sailor fore they were 25 years old are i I navy
tickets. If the | The underseas raider tracked
two theatre any dog in our neighborhood. have had their educa- I was the Battle of Midway
experts fail to produce the answer Scrapper was all kinds of dog all deemed to the I down as a convoy maneuveredinto I!
tion interrupted for piuposeaof |M---
who sends In the question he formation an
the person mixed up, and wasn't so big. zig-zag upon
is awarded a best-seller book But he was hell on them other dogs determining eligibility. I alarm that a U-boat was attacking Eskimo Candles
In many cases, servicemen over Says
from Cohen Brothers DepartmentStore. that tried to muscle in on our education was inter- i,
block. And I knew every morning 25, whose service-are elig- I Contact was made by one of the Taste Better Than Spam
recently stymiedthe I rupted by Army Coast Guard and I(I
T. Margetts I when I walked to school that however.The : ships depth
ible ,
quiz experts and gave his theatre 1 Scrapper would trot beside me and Veterans Administration : charges forced the enemy craft to I I ITALY CNSL-:Sgt. Henry

tickets to two sailors and senta that he'd fight anyone who bothered tuition fees and other the surface where it was rammedby i 1 Kablun, the only GI Eskimo In
new book to the U. S. hospitalin me." may incidental pay costs of training up to the Navy vessel!! Italy, likes Army food O. K. btar

England. The NATTC Library I JAMES B. HARPER. S2c : "I $500 a to an educational institution I Submarine crewmen poured he prefers the candles he used I.
also received a popular addition to I don't have any pets at home. I year selected by a veteran and from the conning tower, rushingfor eat back home in Alaska to K Rations -

its shelves when Lt. Dick Simpson just have a house!' full of kids." approved by the Veterans' Administration their deck gun, but were sweptback I' and Spam.
turned in a winning question) He I ALEX FEIN, S2c: "I guess my and also a subsistence allowance by concentrated gunfire from "The only real good eating candle -
presented 'Time for Decision by affections were divided between of $50 a month to the veteran i' the second Coast Guard escort, I is one made from beef tat"

Sumner Welles to the library I Meow my cat, and Bark, my dog. if without a dependent and whVh had moved in from the opposite says Kablun. "That's the greatest

I used to like to watch them spar $75 a month if he has a dependent, 'I direction.As delicacy in the world except fcr
r for favors. They'd behave just while enrolled in an approved the Nazi raider slatted sinking seal blubber and the insides {IfrC'lndeer's a

great before meals because they course of training.Commercials the crew leaped into the water. stomach."

knew I wouldn't feed 'em if they -'JLj I The entire action required but one -- -- --
V I hour and 30 minutes.WEDDINGS.
cut up. But they'd always
At St. Vincent Hospital I filch other and argue like the devil j Abandon Search RolesTo
AOM2c and Mis James Dear I Shupea except for their truce at chow." For Sale
!eon Jamf' Den"I It born Thus I JAMES REEVES, Y3c: "Tobywas One house taller, 13-10 model S tiny July .7 24 feet lone. tandem wheel, Rood; tit I'll. I
what I
AMMlt and Mix Karl Bauri a a good Shepherd, but electrical I brakes, sleeping accommodations ; Emirau. St. Matthias!' Island,
The following the ;
I are weddingsperformed
daughter' ; Sandra Lee born ThuiaduyJuly remember most about him was for four Contact hum I!:. HyOe. (Delayed),Stepping out of char-
27 what I didn't like. He loved me CM3c t'SNAAS. Jar Mun. No 1. at the Chapels on this
role as
AMM2cImd Mis An hip Alf'"anrlf'l'Andf'rsnn. ;I __ station acter from their assigned
a son Archie Alevindei Ji so'! much that he couldn't resist -'-ii- I : search planes, the crews of two
born Jo',IrlIIY. July 28.S2o I greeting me when I came home Found; ; August 1st : Robert Henry Anzer Ventura bombers
and Mi*, tinny Edwards H i He'd Two cold Identification bracelet rind and Rosella Marie Reis; August2nd Navy patrol
late it
daughter, Frances Sharon, born Kilctav\ no matter how was. part: of a furlough Seaboard Airline : Leo Charles Sullivan and Ann fought separate sky duels with a
bark so loud it'd wake up my been found and
July 28.F5c Hallway: ticket have pair of Japanese twin-engined
and Mm. Joseph Woodrow liargrases and he Last 1'ioperty Lee Talbott; August 3rd!: Peter
Mother and Father they'dknow are being held at the
medium bombers at approachesto
a daughter Judith Elizabeth I in." Office, went wing; of the Station ToutOfflte. Bellanl and Dorothy Mona Lisa
tern Friday, July 2ft. what time got They will be delivered to owner Boykin; August'! 4th : Louis L. Truk recently and sent both en-
AMM and Mrs John BarMY Owen JOE JOHNSON Y3c : "I sure upon Identification. I down in flames.
born Satuiday. and C. Smith. emy
Ron John Barney Jr. liked Towser. He was a full blood- Cooper Shirley
July 29Lt. He'd hunting liked Trixy. There wasn't anything August Sth) : John Andrew Jenu- Pilots of the Navy planes wei.
Alexander Kroll a ed hound dog. go
and Mm
wine and Helen Huberta Boland Lieutenant F. Stanford,
I July 29. heels. about dog. She was a ; Harry
daughter, born Saturday with me and follow at my special my
C!'O and Mrs. Alfred Augu Ui" Nalho And he obeyed me, too. He used pound terrier and stood up and Edward W. Kallmeyer and Billie U.S.NR, 24, of 1309 Marin Ave-
r n son July Lawrence Michael, born Mon to sleep at the foot of my bed. begged, shook hands, rolled over Jeannette Taft; J. 8. Potret and nue, Albany, California, and Lieutenant -

da'it Comdr.31.and Mrs Charles Adams When Towrser was run over and and played dead, and did a lot of Jewel Railey; August 7th: Kenneth Harry D. Metke, U.S.N.R.,
A daughter Marlon Joan, born Tuesday killed I couldrl't sleep for a week.I tricks. But I don't know what I Warren Paul and Hope Marl 28, of 1434 West 4th Street, Bend,

AMM2c, August and 1.Mr*. Andrew DAwson a sure felt bad.' liked best about Trixy. I just Smith; John Anthony; Pericine and Oregon. For each, It was his first!

daughter' Dorlna Nell born Tuesday JOE 'BURGESS, Sic: "1 just liked her. That's all." Defphine Deloros! Bryk. oombat kill.
August 1.


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10 August, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Cupid's Aim Accurate More Bad News For Axis-PT Boats

Shot Up Back On Job In Few Days .

I. The Navy has clipped 11 months from the time formerly

required to give a PT-boat on battle duty a major overhaul. .

The Bureau of Ships revealed that PT-boats are being repaired -

overhauled and put back on the job within one monthor

less-11 months sooner than was possible heretofore. Due

to difficulties In transportation and

7,000 Babies Are other complications, It required
QUESTIONSPLEASE about a year before an engine
could be shipped back to the United
( TURN TO PAGE S Born In Florida States, reconditioned and the

FOR THE ANSWERS) boat put back Into commission.

1. The Seven Wonders of the When the PTs were first sent
World are included in this list: The Under EMIC Care out on war duty, the only battle replacements

i' E K ti pyramids of Egypt, the Pharos of available were those
Alexandria, the Brooklyn Dodgers, few which they could carry aboard.
the walls and hanging gardens of Wives Of Army Aviation When an engine broke down or

Babylon, the temple of Artemis at Cadets Are Included In when It needed an overhaul, It had
Ephesus, the London bridge, the to be shipped back to the United
b statue of the Olympian Zeus by Setup For Ensuing Year States.

; Mp Phidias, the mausoleum erected by But now, bases have been set up .
Queen Artemisia at Hallcarnassus, I More than 7,000 babies have in strategic areas, each vitth its
J- 411'Y the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the been born to servicemen's wives In own skilled mechanics and equip
',, Now the Florida during the past year under
Colossus of Rhodes. name ment to do the work.
three that do not belong In the the emergency maternity and infant The flagship of a group of PTs
care program for which Con-
group. has was badly shot up in an engage
gress recently appropriated
2. Who Is known as the "Fatherof and
ment limped back into port on
$42,800,000 to continue the proj-
Baseball" ect for another according to one engine, with some 40 holes in
3. Which body of men must rati- the Florida State Board of Health. her stern-three of her men killed
fy the peace treaty, the House, the Dr. Lucille J. Marsh, director of and several badly wounded, her
Senate, or both? the State's Maternal and Child other engines knocked out and the
'>>, 4. If you've been on a Florida Health Bureau, said that the young carbon dioxide system, for extln- .
farm you should find this one easy wives, most of them averaging 20 guishing fires, out of operation.She .
If you plant lettuce, tomato and years of age, have applied throughher was dispatched to a repair
celery seeds all on the same day, bureau for the EMIC care for base and 10 days later had been
which would be ready for use first? themselves and babies from every reconditioned and put back Into
5, The American Commander of state in the Union and from most service
Chinese forces in Burma last week
of the territories.
The men and materials for repairing
was promoted to a full general in Along with families of men in her were available immediately
the Army, a rank held by Gen. the four lowest pay grades or in the area-due to advance
George Marshall, Gen. Dwight Eis- the Army Navy, Marine
Corps! planning by the Bureau of Ships.
.. enhower and Gen. Douglas Mac- and Coast Guard, wives and Infants I That repair Job was done In November -
.' L Arthur. Who is the new General? of Army aviation cadetsare
.. I 1943 and since then this
I ) 6 A section of the U. S. Fifth now eligible for the
..... ;.' i: care I craft has participated in 75 com
... Army recently was fighting in the "
'" The money is allotted to State bat, patrol and evacuation missions
AINs'Evelyn 1'erklns! In the Superintendent of Aviation Training Era River Valley in Italy. How health agencies by the Children's and is still on the job.
Department, and LJent. N. S. Sullivan, were recently married. In many of these rivers, all associated Bureau which administers the national -
the photo above Mrs. Sullivan prepares to cut the wedding cake, with military matters, are also program, to provide med-
'_ with the friendly assistance of her husband. in Italy: Arno, Marne, Oder, Po, ical, nursing and hospital care for Awarded Navy Cross

Tiber, Tigris? the servicemen's wives through six Rear Admiral Alfred E. Mont

Missed Chance In World War One But 7. The exiled president of the weeks after childbirth and for the gomery, USN, 53, has been awarded
Philippine government died on 1 infant during his first year of life. the Navy Cross for extraordinary
August at Saranac Lake, N. Y. Application blanks for this care heroism
This Vet Is In Licks during military operations
Getting Today
Furnish his name? may be obtained from a physician, in the vicinity of Saipan

Denied active participation in World War I because his 8. Identify this British plane. It'sa the local Red Cross, the local Island ....
mid-wing medium bomber pow- health department, or the State
draft number did not come up until 11 November 1918, 45- Board of Health. The blanks must nance are asked The program stipulates

year-old Kenneth R. Keith of Chicago, father of three sons, be filled out by the wife and coun- that any wife of a service

is fighting this war as tail gunner of a Navy Lockheed Ven- tersigned by the physician, who of man in the four lower pay grades
% course, must be a participant in and aviation cadets are eligible ,
tura bomber in the Central Pacific.
.. \ the program. for the service regardless of monetary .
One or the oldest combat air- No questions pertaining to fl- circumstances.Here's .
crewmen in the Navy, Keith, an
Aviation Machinist's Mate, Second
Class USNR, is "Pop" to his rug I Y Looking At You

' ged squadron, which has bombed, h ,.......'.-.-.-. ...... -- .. -.
strafed and photographed such .
Japanese bases a* Wotje, Jaluit, f
Maloelap, Mille and Nauru. ;; L,

Keith, then just 18, was actually
inducted into the Army on 11 November 1 ,,
1918. He served only three ered with twin in-line engines The

weeks, then received one dollar and nose of the fuselage extends well
an honorable discharge. He went ahead of the engine nacelles. The .
to work in Chicago, and soon mar- I center section of the wings is rectangular -
I while the outer panels taper -
ried. He became the father of -
three boys. The oldest a para Bj Betty Hartel almost equally to rounded tips
trooper, presumably participated in As a usual procedure when a Both edges of the tailplane taper \
the invasion of slightly to square tips and there \' .
Europe. man enters the Waves Barracks to
are double egg-shaped fins and ; I Ii
After the Japanese attacked repair the plumbing or something, rudders. P \

. Pearl Harbor Keith was eager to the Wave on duty gives the call, 9. In one column are the namesof i
into this right into the .
get war "Man Aboard." generals while in the second column i ,
thick of it. He personal
if the name of battles they i
affairs so that he could. On 2 July This past week we have had a a la
Match them. h:
lost. ;
I 1912 he enlisted In the Navy and colored man going over the decks. Antietam < ".
' immediately left for Great Lakes Evidently at sometime he had a. Burgoyne. w. ,,' ,
b. Lee x. Quebecc.
1 Naval Training Station for eight heard the warning. One afternoonit is:
Napoleon y. Leipzig
i weeks of boot training. was necessary for him to go .
d. Montcalm z. Saratoga 'i'.. rXI
t From the start he was determined topside. No one being around at
the. .
flies from
10. What pennant : BSIL
to get a shooting job in an the moment he decided to give ,
flagstaff atop the N.A.S. adminis-
1 forth the call himself. On his
airplane way
tration building when the Admiralis
he called out several times. ,> .sti
. -- -- up ,.
NOT aboard the station?
"Man overboard "Man over- h"
P-1'sllrst -- .
Party board. I, )
A slight change in the wordingbut Classes t...', ,
equally effective. Special t .
Proves A SuccessOfficer .

Notice to all those who are reg- Start For WAVESSpecial I-: ij .
and enlisted personnel of ular spectators of the Waves soft-, j ylc.t
the Public Works Department ball games. It is unnecessary to k
classes in archery, golf,
staged party Friday night at the bring newspapers and such to sit
badminton :
rhythmic swimming ti
,. nes Club.It on. We now have bleachers.
and drill started this week for
was P-l Division's first party, WAVES. Archery for beginners is

and it was so successful that more Put a high shine on those shoes held Monday at 1800 with J A.-
are planned in the future. The and press those uniforms.( Camp sign Verla Hill assisted by Specialist kN.
Welfare Department financed the Blanding is extending not one, but Innis. Gold instruction is givenon
affair. two invitations to dances this Monday and Wednesday at 1800 I
The Jumpin' Jax furnished mu- week. One is to be held Fridayand at the golf course with SpA)3cJack )
sic for the dance and guest entertainers the other Sunday. Watch your Howey as supervisor. '
''it performed. Bill Nalle of barracks for notices. Badminton classes will be held

NAAS, Green Cove Springs, played e Tuesday and Friday at 1800 with' I
special piano request numbers Squadron VPB 2-1 held a picnic Instructions by Jo Bearse. Lt. (jg) t ti :
throughout the evening- Dancing and boat party Sunday. The direction Katherine Rahl meets the rhythmic r y yt .l
continued until the Navy band south. A few brought swimming group on Thursday at r ,

packed up and returned to the Sta- lines, hooks and bait, but all that 1800. 1 ,. + i it
tion in time for muster the follow- was caught was themselves in The crack drill platoon will meeton t
ing morn. the rain. They all had a wonderfultime the mat at Yorktown and

Mlnnabelle Ware, SK3c, headed in spite of the weather. Mustin Roads on Wednesday at t \
the committee in charge of the 1800 under command of Lt. party and she was assisted by Sighs of envy could be heard John MacBain. Attire will be the i

T. M. Cowan SKlc, J. Haynes, all through the church. The cause uniform-of-the-day (seersuckers).
! S2c, and Phil Kaplan, Y2c. I of all this was Dot Boykin coming hats, no pumps, no sun glasses.
-- -'-'"" dbwn the center aisle, in her white Any WAVE officer or enlisted (,
:'" wedding gov/n. Never mind girls, WAVE interested in helping take
Guam Radio- Breaks maybe your turn will be next, who charge of the platoon aid giving i
knows T command is requested to contact "
wo-Year Silence the WAVES Physical Training

"GUAM (CNS).-The Guam radio back on the air again: The first Department_Immediately. II
silenced since Dec. 10, 19 tl message sent by the Signal Corps \oiat)
when Capt. George J. McMlllin, after the landing on Guam was Mac: "How do you find yourself .li
then Naval governor of this island, the following: "This news Is from these cold mornings?" .
informed Pearl Harbor that Jap Radio Guam. Nothing heard from Mate: "Oh, I throw back my Actress Jean Parker models a two-piece summer suit, which looks \

planes were strafing Agana, is you since 1941. Greetings." covers and there I am." cool, among other things.


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JAX AIR NEWS Is published! weekly at the U. S.
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. Florida, oy the Public
Relations Office at no expense (0 the government. Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other NavalPersonnel ... '
at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical -
1 Training I Center, the Headquarters of the Naval Air When Victory ComesBy
Operational Training Command. Naval Auxiliary: Air Station '
Green Cove Sprints. Naval Auxiliary Air StationCccli Lieut. J, K. Shankman. ChC, USNR
\ Field Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Naval
I Hvcpltal. and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities MayporURear Over-optimism can be very dangerous and talkof
victory may be premature, but the war news has
f Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN
1 Chief: of Naval Air Operational Training been undeniably good. Sober confidence and heartsof
steel are giving way to jubilant emotions. En.
r Captain Walton Commandant W. Smith USN thusiasm is riding high.

Jacksonville Naval Air Station However we have not yet won the warthat still
first objective. Until it Is achieved
Captain Joseph B. Lynch: A-VG). USNR remains our all
Commanding Officer c2' our physical resources and human powers must be

Naval Air Technical Training Center directed to that end. First things must come first!

Captain John J. O'Malley (MC). USN. ': BUT-we would be short-high'ted If we had no vision !.
Commanding Officer beyond victory. Pearl Harbor caught us unprepared -
U. S. Naval iloapitalCommander 1
Surely now that a day of peace Is coming
Commanding Edward E.Officer Dolecck.: USN. "Oh isn't it wonderful- sons In the service!" only) a fool's folly dare find us unprepared again.It .

Naval Air Gunners' School is, therefore, not Inappropriate to ask what we

to do when that day of victory comes.
are going
Commander William II. shtord, Jr. USN.
Commanding Officer. What did we do the last time? There I is a lessonwe 0
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs ccro Marine Tradition Is can learn from the past We kindled huge bonfires

Commander Samuel G. Mitchell. Breezes g g Shattered On Saipan and the flames leaped high as we burned the

Commanding Officer Kaiser in effigy. Noise-makers of all kinds! shriekedout
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field a Humor From oI Saipan (DelaYf'dFor) the first our victorious cries. Joy was unbounded; it was

LI ut. Col. Chester U Gawtie. USMC (Ret), Salty g time in its combat history, the Sec- delitious.'! People hugged each other on the streets.
Commanding Officer g Here And There gExpert's ond Marine Division had negroes Strangers embraced. A few fell on their knees and

Marine Barracks omDDmDamaaBBB taowtoot3L! serving with it in the battle for ptayed. \

LJeuU CoL William T, Evans. USMC (Ret). this island. Then "the boy" came marching home. We arranged
Commanding Officer, TasteIt Two of these men were woundedby
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe monster parades. We showered them with
was the first time she hadbeen I shrapnel during a shelling\ by confetti. Flags fluttered gayly in the wind. Drums

JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper !Service to dinner with them, and they Jap aitillery. Both were hit by rolled. Hands waved. Crowds cheered.
material Republication of credited matter pi oh I bl\ted smiled indulgently as she_ refuseda shell fragments in the legs
without permission of: CNS. War Department 205 E.42nd whiskey and soda. Then the tumult died The parades were over -
St., N y C. "I've never touched it In -- and the way most' of us acted, we thought our job I

life," she explained. my Legion Of Merit Is was over, too. We said, "Thank God this i Is over! ;

To Whom It May Concern "Why not try it?" urged her Now, let's get home. Let's go back to the farm or 1
host. "See If you like the taste." Given Col. Linscott to the factory, to the store or to the office. Let'sforget i

From the Tulsa, Okla., Tribune conies! these excerpts She blushed and shyly! consented Veteran of occupation proceedings the mesa. Let's! get away from it all." And so

from an outstanding editorial which of and he poured her out a mixture on Guadalcanal Tulagl, Vella we got away from it all, leaving the confetti for
course, was directed to civilians. These
excerpts are which she delicately raisedto Lavella, Bougainville and Green Island the street-cleanets to sweep into their trash cans!
leprinted well here because they apply to eervice! personnel her lips. "Why," she cried, Marine Colonel Henry D. We turned our backs on war-torn Europe except

AS : "you've given me Scotch" Linscott, of Alexandria, Va., hasbeen perhaps to send a boat load of "gold star mothers"to
"Yes we talk big. Were patriotic as hell-out e *
Tourists' crowdedthe
awarded the Legion of Merit. decorate poppy graves.
loud. There are hundreds of thousands of us-good, New HeadTexas but I
I The 47-year-old Marine officer decks of palatial trans-Atlantic liners, we
plain folks who would rather spend now than lend Recruit: "When I first I has been on active duty since 9 shut our eyes to the Continent's ferment of suspicion -
our money for an easier and quicker victory. We came here I I must've acted : Intrigue. to the
guess May 1917, and his previous toursof and We turned a deaf ear
ate lined up down the street and around the corner I
at every movie. We jam the jewelry stores. We cinda "dumb. But now I'm forging overseas duty include Santiago, call for a world of united action, poured scorn and
crowd into the and the I ahead San Domingo and Nicaragua. Col. derision on a League of Nations, and we broke Wilson's -
bowling alleys wrestling
matches. Most of us are spending more money than Chief" : "Good! I only hope it fits,". Linscott served in France dUl'lngWorld heart as we smashed his ideals to smlther n!!.

you. War I. We were so sick and tired of it all so war-weary,
ever i *
--- -- '-iit---- that we couldn't run fast enough from our
"But we can't buy bonds. We're not against buying I Poor FrajikieTwo

them. We think it's swell that people should buy girl In bclbb- O'k8 peeked Super Diesel Fuel Is responsibilities.
them. Sure we're against the Axis. We cry whenwe at the headline on a newsstand. How natural, then, that there followed an age!

read of Jap atrocities, and we laugh like every British Bomb Sumatra" one ht'ad- Undergoing Navy TestA of cynicism and of sagging morale. Men bitterly

thing when Bob Hope pokes fun at der fuehrer. line read. "Gosh!" one of the girl' I reproached their leaders and.t>n condemned each 1
But bonds? Well, some other time. xcLaimed, "Why are they picking high cetane diesel fuel which other for having become embroiled in a war to make .

"We sleep in peace. We enjoy the show. We sit I on poor Frankie?" gives promise effects is of having revolutionary the world safe for democracy when 81It\ had become -
now undergoing
down to a good glass of bt'er-all because other e extensive safe for was bullying storm-troopers) and ,1
I tests at one of the Bu-
men hurled back the enemy who might have en- Verily oblique-eyed imperialists.
reau of Ships! laboratories Rear
gulfed us-hurled him back at the flood tide of his Kindly clergyman pinching little Admiral Edward This !is what we did before! We fought a good
L. Cochrane
atiogant savage power. boy's knee : "And who has nice : tight Cliateati-1hlery will not be forgotten. But (
U.S.N., Chief of the Bureau of
"We are asked to lend--not give-some money. chubby pink legs?" Ships, announced when victory came, we thought the job was over. .i j.
Little Boy: "Betty Grable. recently.The Because of this!, it is not too early to ask a few
"Wonder what those think of
poor pale ghosts us tests are being conducted to
I now? Are we, with our damnable good intentions, determine the value of the fuel for pointed questions today. What are we going to
our loud patriotism, and our little self-indulgencesare Only Four'omen's combat service both for present' do this time? There are many people who ha'f'n'tyet
\\ faults are many learned what this! war is about. Despite sacrificeand
we, after all, worth dying for? and possibly new design Navy
Men have only two; engines. The immediate use of the pain, tragedy and death they don't know what
---v. --
w Everything they say new fuel lies in improving the the real issues are. They haven't seen that we are

And everything they do.HorMbaik quality of low cetane fuels and fighting for the chance to solve the age-old problems ;
e e e
Navy Radio Programs Rides Too augmenting the present supply of of man's physical ....welfare his spiritual tn.ei I

THURSDAY"Something- Sailor: What Hell developed fuel for the many diesel ships in i
Glrlt." the Fleet. Its future .
for the -WMBKNa 0700-0715 arm you hate! possibilities
,'y Headline*."-WJIIP 1835-1840 Girl: Yes, I play a lot of tennis. appear to beery promising sinceIt dom, and his international security Now none of

The First Line" WMBK (CBS) 2200-2230 Sailor: You rUle horM-back, too, may make 100 cetane fuel practicable us may be wise enough to draw a blueprint that

I FRIDAY don't you ? where 50 cetane Is now the will solve all\ these problem for the futuie. In the

g 1 -IT. S. Marine Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245 e average for high) quality diesel final analysis every'age must work out its own solu
r "Navy News"-VI'JAX 1750-1755 "Suite" 16Commander's fuel tion. But can't we at least have some attitude

"Navy Headline*"-YVJ1IP 1835-1810 wife: That's the ------ii4-- which will be positive and helpful?

"$ lMthlnr; for the Girls"-WJAX 1930-1945 sweetest boy at the hotel desk. New Powdered Soap For one thing, Hitlerism must go with Hitler!

Jtf "Meet Your Navj"-WJIIP (Blue) 2030-2100 Commander: (gruffly) Why Well\, what is Hitlerism ? Isn't it prejudice and

SATURDAY- what did he do? To Aid LaunderingA hatred, injustice and brutality, wanton force and

-Women In Blue"-WJIIP (Blue) BOOIUO"Nay Wife: He wrote "suite 16" after new powdered salt water exploitation aggression and destruction Isn't it
Bulletin Board"-VVPDQ my name! soap,
Mutual 1705 17SO er developed in the laboratories of the denial and repudiation of all that civilize human
( ) -
"Navy \\ingV WJAX 2000-2080 Greatest Comfort the Bureau of Ships, will make beings hold dear? Well, are we I"t'ftdy to say

SUNDAY What brings us the greatest com- easier the job of ]laundries aboard that all these things must go?

"Bluejacket Choir"-\VMBR (CBS) 1100-1130 fort in times of trial, asked the ship and will save space, fuel andfre.h It would be tragic, indeed, If we>-who fear the

"America In the Air"-WMBK (CBS) ]gOO-1830 chaplain in a recent graduation water in the fleet. uniform and are geared for the struggle--who are

"Pacific Storj"-WJAX (NBC) 2330-2400 speech. Acquittal! shouted voice Hitherto it has been necessary ready to accept cheerfully whatever fate the war
from the backrow. to distill quantities of salt waterto
MONDAY biings should not see that these things must go.
e a make fresh water for laundrieson !
"U. S. Navy Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245 Nothing Lower" shipboard, but the new development Can there be a victory in the real sense of the word:
"Bill Nalle, Bluejacket rsanl without our insistence of hu.
upon the saciedneM
Beautiful girl to PhM3s: I CAn'taround will make possible the savIng
YVMBR 1630-1645 go with you anymore. I've of several thousand gallons of man personality, without our concern for the rightsof

i "Navy New RM-WJAX 1750-1765 been told that I wasn't to go with fresh water daily on the big shipsof every fellow man? Isn't that what we're fighting: .
S I. "Navy Jlf"adlinHo"-WJIIP 1835! .-1840 anything lower than a CPO the Navy, and thereby will also for? Wouldn't It be ironic to fight for these' things .

"Something for the Girllt"-WJAX 1030-1945 Phm: Honey there isn't any- reduce consumption of fuel used and then let them slip out of our hands?

i, TUESDAY"Something thing lower. in the distillation. We forgot the last time. Are we going to forget
for the GlrlV-WMBR 0700) .0715 C e
......- again? We have nothing but contempt for tiaitorn.!
"Uamlt to Battle"-WMBK (CBS) 1730 1745 Boy On Call We have
made the for
Buy, Buy War Bondu name Quisling a synonym
"Navy 18351840"Ask The sailor Ha patingtit* floor
because he sold out a
Your Nn-W.JJlP 2100-2130 uhen the glad tiding arrived via Or
"Hall of Jlontf'zuma..tDQ(1llItual telegram: "Maxlne Gave Birth to Bye, Bye Freedom Vichy" We have made the phase "the men of

) 2230-2300 a Little Girl This A. M. Both Are a token of dishonor because they, too, sold

WEDNESDAY Doing Nicely! Divine Services out for a price. Now are we going to nay that

"Na\"y Ne\","-WJAX 17 -1755 On the" message at the" bottom .1.1P.t..taD& we'ie tired, that we want to go home and forgetIt

"Navy' IIffl.CtIIOf'tJ"-w.nnJ 1835! -1840 of the telegram wa. the sticker: all? When victory comes, is that the price for

"\\'hen you want a toy, Call Western (1talH'lr M.dla R.ad ..4 which WE will sell out?
Union Birmingham Ate.. The world is going to be different after this war
From Other Papers I CLucky* 0730-Holy Communion. -very different-and many of our shipmates and
('f1.10-Tteciult Divine service
Of-30( -Training Center Divine service,, buddies will not be here to see It. We left them at
It was just a few days after a 0630-Sunday School (small chapel]). Tarawa, Saipan Anzlo and St. Lo. Some of them
A law of life and a law of God is this: You grow big party when two lends 1045-Cenerat: Divine service )lie in the deep bosom of the our kin
1845 Vesper service sea. They are
or else you die. Physical growth is going on in our "Well old man, how did mf't.1
bodies! all the time The Navy makes excellent pro- get along after I left you get ltirml.gham Cathelie Chapels Avenue Mystic lloac1 sad --sons and brothers, husbands and fathers. They,
vision for keeping us in goad physical condition home all right ?" 063O Mas*. too, had a price! They will be looking to us! when
C7f)0-Mass.' victory comes Are we going to fail them or make
i, Are you also growing mentally? ? Are you using "No a confounded] policemantook I 1i&1O-Malls.
the advantages at hand to gain information and instruction me to the station, where I 141'iO--Mass. their' deaths meaningful and real

which will help in your present duties and had to spend the nlgbt," 1100-Maw. Only WE can furnish the answer. What will it be

equip you for the future? "You were lucky. I got home." 170O; Mass.fbfUtiin .,;..I.t. when victory comes? Will that be for us a day
t Are you glowing socially? Are you learning to e e e Bead sad lllrmlnih Atooe, Mastro of rt'lief-or of new-found energies for Justice and .,

meet people and to get along with them in a friendly] NO D1FFFJIENT 1100-Small chapel.Jewith equality Will it be a day of escape' -or of new 'PI

comradely way? Are you growing in poise and self? "They any that brunettes have Birmingham tiervkei! Avenue Mantln small chapel Read .sad challenge to righteousness and brotherhood? Will

command? Are you growing in an unselfish and self- sweeter disposition! than blondes." 1700-.Sabbath service" (Friday). It mark the end of
our IItrugglt'-or be the begin-
glyjng life toward others? n I "Well, myi! Wife has been both :2000-Rrtbbath service (Friday).
nlnK cf
-The Norman Log.I { and I (hl0-Devotions Saturday, ? Our efforts to build tomorrow'a world?
can'tlee any 1600 Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field i When victory comes, what will our answer be?



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10 August 1944 t
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$42 Millions, Are WIMB1Y BYDAVID New Invention Is Designed. To Guard Ii I

Spent For Care Of HARGREWES S yc.O. Hearing Of Those .In, Service Of U. S. 41

A new ear protector, called an .
,. GI Wives BabiesBy ( NE1cr OHYOJSECj Seabees ProveVersatility ear warden, which guards the J

I CEfVTAVNbwv ARE HUN? wearer against the severe noise
shocks of gun blasts and the high
Camp Newspaper Service \ FOND or ..
noise levels of Diesel and airplane ....
r 800,000 Uncle to Sam take is putting of the up storki1l $42.. BACON/ YES SIR Two enterprising Seabees on a engines, has been officially adopted
care Pacific isle, searched the island by the Navy.
for half a million babies the II
junk pile, extracted a few odds and Issue of
sons and daughters of his fighting. the device, developed 't
men ends and, within a few hours were by the University of California at
L -l riding about in e vied style and Los Angeles under the direction of '
i The
will be used to
money pay
) comfort on a scooter bike. the National Defense Research
: for medical, nursing, and hospital The electric scooter, built entirely Committee, Office of Scientific Research j'
i : care for the servicemen's wives
, from salvaged parts runs and Development, will be.
' during pregnancy, childbirth, and _
it at better than 20 miles per hour gin soon. Placed on the allowance
for Six weeks after childbirth and
I ,,. and can cover 25: miles on a single lists of the Bureau of Ships and
; for the babies, if they are sick
' '''''t during the first year. charge the Bureau of Aeronautics, it is 1
.. I now being produced in small
I ,' Eligible for this service are the quan-
I '<4 ;. wives and infants of men in the Ut.es! and shipped out to the Fleet I J
\ four lowest pay grades of the II Plan For Dance and to Naval installations. Bureau I

. ", Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine I of Ships' officials hope that
Corps, and, for the first time Here 22 August the manufacturers will reach maximum :
since the program has been In operation THERE WUD ARE YOUSEYpUS capacity in about 15 weeks j '
the wives and infants of OK LOOKING PT MCUtce I All signs point to a big time from now. .

Army aviation cadets are also en- TRAY For Tuesday night (22 August), when The warden, made of a special
titled to this care. It is given entirely Georgie Auld and his nationally compound of neoprene goes a long
without cost to either the known orchestra play at the Main way toward eliminating ear discomfort -
serviceman or his family. I Station Auditorium for a Ship's and pain, and preventing l
This emergency maternity and Dance. the partial deafness resulting from
infant-care program is administered : I Pretty Patti Powers, star singer, long exposure to great noise. In a .
by the Children's Bureau, U S r will ,appear with the band. Auld circular letter to all ships and stations '
Department of Labor, through I was the tenor sax soloist for Benny I Vice Admiral Ross T Mc- I
State health agencies, which are Goodman and Artie Shaw before I Intire, USN Surgeon General of
responsible for its operation. Together he organized his own band the Navy, points out that its use
l ,: these Government agenciessee which is now making a hit all does not seriously impair reception
, ':'- that the care meets a high over the country.A of oral commands. I
I ", standard, and that it is made
large number of girls from
The !
nipple shaped warden Is ,
r available to all who are eligible
(? Jacksonville are expected to attend furnished in ,.
a plastic container
' '
/" A woman eligible for the care the dance.
can apply through her family which serves as an applicator,
+ ; lq
,;?.; physician with no further ado O I making it easy to push the warden J

C r about it, if he is one taking EMIC I I "Butchering Bob"Is into a normal ear channel. A
safety tab on the warden itself lies
C cases, as they are called. But if she -----
''' has difficulty finding a doctor or I 1---- (flat against the ear lobe to facilitate

['{, in making arrangements for her i: Comdr. Snyder Is Quiz Contest Awarded MedalFirst easy removal.fc
v stay in the hospital, or if she -- jj f
k.. needs assistance in getting medical ANSWERS '
: I
. :
care for her baby, then the Chairman Newly Lieutenant Robert M. Han- Vice Adm. Fitch
(,: health agency will offer her assistance : lOn USMC, missing Marine fighter -
f in arranging for the necessary PAGE 3) pilot who shot down 25 Japanese

I ,. service. "nI I Formed Society 1. The Brooklyn Dodgers, the planes in the South Pacific, has Assumes DutiesVice
I I' This assistance is not "charity. I London Bridge, and the Tower of been awarded the Medal of Honor

,,; No embarrassing questions are Initial meeting of the Naval Pisa by the President in the name of Admiral Aubrey W. Fitch,
asked of applicants for the care. !i I Dental Officers Dental Study Club 2, Abnar Doubleday. Congress.Last USN Tuesday 1 August relieved\
, The application form, which the I I I was held Tuesday 1 August with seen 3 February when his Vice Admiral John S. McCain,
wife gets from her doctor, the ,I Commander Francis Snyder chairman I 3. The Senate, by a two-thirds plane crashed into the sea whilehe USN as Deputy Chief of Naval
.. local Red Cross or the State or i;: presiding. Lt. Comdr. Ed. 'vote. was flying an escort mission Operations *(Air).
," local health office, serves solelyto 'I ward L. Thompson is program : 4. The lettuce. It takes from 20 over Rabaul New Britain, the fly- Vice Admiral Fitch has been on
Identify her as the wife of a' chairman and Lieut. James H. to 70 days, tomato takes from 70 er previously was decorated with duty in the office of the Deputy
,.v man in one of the four lowest pay i Klock clinician I to 100 days; celery takes from 100 the Air Medal. Chief of Naval Operations (Air)
I>.. grades or of any Army aviation I'I'I 'I The following officers were present to 150 days. I First Lieut. Hanson arrived in since his return to Washington in

,: cadet. at the first session, accordingto I 5. General Joseph W. Stilwell the South Pacific In June 1943 and May 1944 from the South Pacific,
The Children's Bureau and the Lt. Comdr, Thompson: W. B : known to his troops as "Uncle Joe" his daring tactics and total disregard where he commanded the Allied
*; State health agencies Join in urging i I Bunch, NATTC; H. D. Kimball and "Vinegar Joe." for death soon became well I air forces He previously commanded

:r, the women to apply for this I Hospital; L. L. Clark USNH: C. 6. Arno, Po, Tiber. known. His companions gave him a Task Force in the bat
care just! as soon as they know I I O. Williams USNH; H. L. Bams, I the nickname of "Butchering Bob." tle of the Coral Sea in which the
.f, they are pregnant. If they are I Main Dispensary: M. E. Aronjon, 7. Manuel Quezon. Of this he said : Jap thrust toward Australia was
a., placed under a doctor's care early, I Main Dispensary: C. L Green 8. It's the British Manchester. "I came out here to kill Japs. repelled.
..... the chances of a safe delivery of I NAAS Lee Field; T D. Russell, I 9. Burgoyne lost at 'Saratoga to If they were going to get me, I'd Vice Admiral McCain has been "
: the baby are much greater than NAAS Lee Field; L. H Darby, Gates I be dead had
'I ; and Arnold 1777, duringi now. They've plenty given an assignment at sea. He
1 t. ; if they wait. Mnyport Frontier Base; J. A. Bullock -!i American revolution; Lee lost to I of chances" His crash came one has been on a special assignmentin
The care is the main concern of I Main Dispensary; N. A. Cal- i McClellau at Antietam during day before his 24th birthday the Pacific recently, during
Uncle Sam. Sometimes the stork I laghan Main Dispensary: R. E. Civil War 1862; Montcalm lost to I -- which time Rear Admiral Arthur
bill runs high when complicationsset : Culver NAGS; W. W. McEwen Wolfe at Quebec In the French and W. Radford, USN. acted as Dep
in. Uncle Sam takes care of Coveted Award Goes
NAGS J. S. Travis. Hospital J.
I ; ; Indian war, 1757; Napoleon lost to uty Chief of Naval Operations
the bills. Likewise, If an operation W Powley. Cecil Field; P J. Goad i
I Blucher and Schwartzenburg at To Noted Civilians (Air).
is needed by the baby, as some Main J. Townsend.
Dispensary A.
; I
I Vice Admiral McCain
Leipzig also called the "Battle of was the'first
times happens or if sickness occurs L. T. Boontz. NAGS R
the first family :I ; ; the Nations." 1813. I II I Under Secretary of the Navy. officer to hold the Deputy
during year T. Dunkin. NATTC: J. W. Rltcher, ''
worries ate lightened at least as N A TTC; L. C Smith NATTC; L. I 10. The Sopus pennant, designating Ralph A. Bard recently presented Chief of Naval Operations ( Air)
far as wondering how the doc : L. Deutal, Hospital: I the presence of the senior officer .'I the Distinguished Civilian Service post which was established in
tor's care is to be had and the bills A. J. Brennan, Main Dispensary; present aboard the station Award to two prominent civilians July 194-3. Prior to assignment to
I for their work that duty he was Chief of the !
met. N. C Simon, Main Dispensary; A. !I In this case the station Command. outstanding as i
-, So. if your wife Is going to M. Bains, Main Dispensary; P. J, I I ant. ,I members of the Navy Manpower Bureau of Aeronautics, to which t
, have a baby, or if she has a Klein, Main Dispensary; I. J. Self I -- Survey Board position he came in October 1942
)" baby who is less than a year old, Cecil Field; J. D Johns. Cecil Honored were: Mr. Arthur S. from the South Pacific where he
the Children's Bureau says let her Field; J. B. Whitebrad, NATTC; G. Jacksonville YouthIs Fleming, a Commissioner of the too had commanded the Allied
" know about Uncle Sam's interest W Whitby, Bob Rowen L. T Cal. j Civil Service Commission, and Mr. air forces.
; in the newcomer. Tell her to Ask laghan, T. H Bacher, I* J. Young, I Awarded CitationFor R. Randall Irwin, Director of Industrial -
either her doctor, the Red Cros, C. T. Ortman, V G. Jordan A. E. Relations of the Research Amphibious Training
or the State or local health office Massimo, W. E. Campbell, C. T "outstanding performanceand Department of the Aeronautical
about the program. If still further Rusa, R. F. Guentter, A. P. Spoto.G. distinguished achievement during Chamber of Commerce, Washing. Bears Splendid FruitA
information is needed, inquiries ) W. Schwaebe, F. J. Fabrizio all repeated action" against enemy i ton, D. C., and assistant to the former official and
college :a
Japanese forces, Charles E. Russell
should be addressed to the State Main President of the Lockheed Aircraft
of N A TTC; F. M. Draffin
native of Kansas. Commander
Jr of Lyle
AMM2c. Jacksonville
I health agency. I. B WAVES Corporation, Burbank, Calif. The
Dispensary: Tapper
Fla, a citation for bravery accord. Oliver Armel, USNR, has just returned -
fcjfy J, P. Addison, Main awards were signed by Secretary
ing to a recent article in the San to this country after par-
Ii Invited To Dance M. J. Daub NATTC of the Navy James Forrestal.
Dispensary; ; Juan Breeze. Navy station paper I ticipating in the invasion of
The WAVES have invitations to M. B. Cook, NATTC; J. Yesuke- According to the Breeze this was Also given the award but unable -, France, fully convinced that the effort -
the dances at Camp Blanding this I vlch, Main Dispensary; E. L i' the second citation for Russell. His to participate in the ceremony'' which the Navy has put Into

week, Friday, August 11, for Com Thompson Main Dispensary; H first was won in the battle of Midway I at the Navy Department, was another amphibious training is bearing
227 Battalion, and on I Klock, Main Dispensary; Andy "Quiet, unassuming Russell board member Mr. John A.j fruit. Morale and performance
Sunday they are Invited to a danceat Sears, Jacksonville. has been in the thick of things Stevenson, President of the Penn aboard transports and in the amphibious
the non-commissioned officers I "*g"| I enough to write a 'best seller' Mutual Life Insurance Company forces were particularlyhigh
, club. Hero "Home Jack- His citation was mailed to him the Commander said as he
i h Thebus will leave from Bldg. Didja hear about the gob who sonvUle. -- observed them from the vantage
; .I 720 Friday at 1900 with the bus was decorated for extraordinary' of the bang-up job he has done Buy Buy War Bond point of the decks of an attack
i leaving for the dance Sunday from bravery and courage? He drank',' everywhere duty has called," the or transport lying off the shores:: of

:a the same place at 1800 3 cups of GI coffee .in one sitting | article concluded, I Bye, Bye Freedom. France on D-Day.
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10 August, 1944

Pat Gives Up But Marty Argues OnLieut. NAS Fighters Win Fliers Face Busy 10 Days i

-- ;------ : : ;" : j 8 to 2 Over Army With Six Games ScheduledWith ,'j

six games appearing on their schedule during the ,,

i Here Last FridayIn next 10 days, the Station baseball team faces its busiest period -

of the of the season.
their first appearance
The first of the six contests is
ror season at Mason Field, the Naval
tentative set for Satur.
a game
Air Station boxers coached by Listed As at Mason
N A 5 day afternoon Field with
Lieut. Eddie Adams, scored a con-
Camp Blanding IRTC at 1700. Don
8 to 2 decision over Army
Carter will handle the
Pre-Flight FoeThe pitching
fighters from Camp Gordon Johnston
assignment In this' one.

"All of our boys showed up well" -U. S. Navy pre-fllght schoolat Other games coming up include;
said the NAS coach. "Most of them Chapel Hill, N C., In announc- St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars, '
1 w are shy on experience but have ing its football schedule for the here 'Monday at 1700; Mayport .:.
real ability and promise in the 1944 season revealed a game with Frontier Base, there, Tuesday, at '
ring. As the season advances, we 'the Naval Air Station slated for 1600: ; Mayport Frontier Base,
should have some good bouts." 28 Oct at Jacksonville. here, Wednesday at 1700; St. Au..
This is the way Lieut. Adams No announcement has yet been gustine Coast Guard Stars, here,
sized up the points on which the made here of the NAS schedule be- Saturday, at 1700; and Camp
fighters won. cause It has not been completed.The Blanding IRTC, there, Sunday, at
1st fight, Ace Blumberg, Army: nine game slate released by 1500.
won on aggressiveness, clean blows Lieut. Comdr. Burt Ingwersen, ath- Six Hurlers Beady
and scored one knockdown. letic director at the pre-flight For these six contests, Lieut.
2nd fight, Bill Knox, Navy: won school and pre-war line coach at Marty McDonough has a whole array
on aggressiveness and landed more Northwestern University, beginson of pitchers ready, Including Bob
!to<. clean blows. 24 Sept with the Cherry Point Vickery, Phil Miller Johnny Bitt. ."
": 1 3rd fight, Bob Ash, Army: showed :Marines furnishing the oppositionat ner, Carter, Larry Baldwin, and Ul
better ring generalship, and land- Chapel Hill. Monk Whltehart
ax\:. wi ed more clean blows. The other games follow: In their only game during the
> ,Y 4th fight, Salvatore Alvarez, Na- 30 Sept U. S. Naval Academyat past week, the Fliers turned back
:*. vy: was aggressive, landed a flury Annapolis; 7 Oct Duke Uni- the St. Augustine Coast Guard
!$) of blows on more than one occa- versity at Durham; 14 Oct. Unl- Stars, 3 to 2. Vickery gained his
l umiriiC sion, and hit many clean punches. versity of Virginia at Charlottes- third triumph in three starts over
5th fight, Horace Hinton, Navy: ville; 21 Oct. Georgia pre-fllght at the Stars but needed some ninth
'" engaged in a slugging match, was Chapel Hill; 28 Oct. Naval Air inning help from Bittner.In .
iof i ;' short on experience but outpointedhis Station, Jacksonville, Fla. at Jack- the ninth inning the Stars,
opponent in blows landed. sonville; 5 Nov. BainbrIdge NTS who had been unable to score oft

{: f .. 6th fight, Jimmy Wismer, Navy: at Chapel Hill; 11 Nov. Georgia Vickery, showed signs of life. Lou
t displayed excellent defensive tac- pre-fllght at Athens. Ga.; and 18 Klein singled to deep short and
.J>:" .. tics, aggressiveness and a fair left Nov. Camp Davis at Chapel Hill. went to second on Aid Anderson'sbad
':it ""' hand. GRID PRACTICE IS throw to first base. Ken Wood

aJ.. 7th fight, Marvin Reid, Navy: received a base on balls. At this
Marty McDonough, center, NAS baseball manager tells hit hard blows, indicated he was Ga. Pre-Flight Begins Drills point Johnny Bittner, another
Umpire Gerrlty, who handled first base duties last Friday at St. able to handle himself well in the curve ball chucker, came in to do
Augustine, "it can't be." The umpire, who has just called rat Colgan, ring and lead the fight Ga. Pre Flight will begin foot- the fireman act Joe Muffoletto
left, out on a close play from shortstop to first base seems to have 8th fight, Jack Lucarelll, Navy: ball practice next Monday accord- hit a grounder to Anderson and
something to say also. The umpire won the argument The Fliers outpointed his opponent with a ing to an announcement by Lieut. Wood was forced at second base.
won he-game 3 to 2. good boxing, showing a fast left Raymond W. (Ducky) Pond head Paul Pride singled to center field,
football coach.
hand and an occasional right hand. --.-. scoring Klein. Mal Stevens poppedto
9th fight, Buddy Thomas, Navy: Eddie Lyons as rain started to
fought a scientific fight against a Cards Have Brother Act fall. The rain was really coming

good boy. There was plenty of The St. Louis Cardinals have down when Tom Buck lined a single -
slugging and pounding with good the major leagues only brother Into center field, bringing Muf
-.o In-flghtlng. Both boys showed exjerience. pitcher catcher act in :Mort foletto home and sending Pride to
& Cooper and Walker Cooper. second base. Vin Doll, batting for
I 10th fight, Norman Evensen, Lade, tapped one to Bittner and

Navy: won a good battle from his Walter Johnson holds the record was out at first, ending the game.
opponent although he had his for the most games won in the Fliers Have Edge
string of KO's stopped at nine. American League, 413 contests in The victory was the third for
It too was a scientific fight. The the period from 1907 to 1927 with the Fliers against two defeats in
ABYEdUfldwhY2. Continued on Page Seven the Washington Senators. five games with the Stars this
'\ season. The teams have three more

IN the almost four-year history of the Naval Air Station, Twenty Five Years Have Past Since games After to four play.scoreless innings, the

there have been stationed here well known performers Fliers took a one-run lead in the
many Dempsey Won Two Important FightsIt initial half of the fifth frame. With
from the field of sports, some of whom were here long enoughto one out, Harrison Wickel walked
participate on NAS teams and others who were busy in seems as though it happened a century ago because to and stole second base!! Bill McClos-

training and unable l to come out for the squads.We most of us it has become a part of the American legend, but ky was an infield out Vickery

thought it might be interesting in reality it was only 25 years ago when Jack Dompsey, drove a single into center, which Seven

to recount some of these NAOTC Softball burned black by the sun, battered Jess Willard, a clumsy Continued on Page-. -

lar-es for newcomers to the Sta- giant, into a mass of raw meat under the glaring sun at I Fliers 3-Stars 2

I tion.In football, there was Ensign Race Nears End Toledo, Ohio, to inaugurate a new and spectacular era in FLIERS abh oaVannl STARS abh oa

bile Kinnick, Iowa AllAmerican American athletics-the- golden ago of-- sport. .cf 4110 I Bucaro.cf 4200
in I After a steady rise to a first I Colgan 4121 Olhe.ib 3 113 0
who later died a landing I By the same calendar, it will be
place tie, the NAS softball team 2 0 0 2 KleinssLjoni2b 4232
crash in the pacific; Lt. (jg) Ike finds itself deadlocked with Lee 21 years come September that weight and then proceeded to give Anderson 3146 Wood.rf 2010
Kepford of Northwestern, who ifteld NAS in the NAOTC northern Dempsey, then four years a cham- him the most savage one-round Cross.3b 3024 Mffoltto,2b 2 0 4 3Woodall.lt
with 16 Jap planes to his credit, pion, knocked out Luis Angel Fir- beating any man ever absorbed in 2031 Trlde.c 4 1 3 2
sector league with seven .If 4 1 0 0
Wlokel.lbMcClsky.rf 3 Oil 1 Stevens
Is among the top scoring Navyfighter games won and four losses. po, battle-mad bull of the Argentine a fight. 3100 Buck.30 4 2 0 1
pilots of the war; Ensign Each team has had one game pampas, in what Paul Galileo At the opening bell, Dempseycame Vickery 3 1 1 Lnde.p 3 0 0 ::5
I George McAfee, Duke All-Amer- rained out and will have to com- has described as the purest exhibition out of his corner like a cat Bittner.p 0001 zVltarl 0 1000 0 0 0
lean, who is now in charge of plete its card before the season > of untrammeled savagery, He bobbed and weaved. Then he zzDoll "
,l the V 12 athletic program at the officially .ends. Mayport, which truculence and sustained animosIty struck. His first blow opened Wil- Totals i75"27i7// Totals 31'9 24 13
University of Virginia.Lieut. has lost only four games, has in the history of the ring. lard's cheek to the bone. Ills sec z-Ran for Pride In 9th.

IUley Smith, All-Amer- three left to play and retains. an Today Dempsey is a lieutenant ond punch sent the giant crashing Air zz-Station Batted. .for. .Lade. .. .In.. COO 9th.010 002-3
ican at Alabama and later a pro commander In the United States to the floor. Six more times Wil- Coast Guard .. .. .000 000 002 3
star; Lt. Comdr. Al Lind, assistant StandingsW Coast Guard and as such is playIng lard went down, his face smashedto Rum Wickel. Anderson, Lyons
coach of the 41 l squad and W L Klein! Muffoletto. Errors, Anderson
his In the
at Jacksonville 7 4 .636 part winning biggest a pulp. The bell saved his life \Vlckel. Runs batted In. V ckery. Me-
an all-conference player Lee Field NAAS 7 4 .63t fight he ever saw in his life, but Dempsey hadn't heard the bell. Closkey 2. Pride Buck Sacrifice hits.
Northwestern; Lieut. George NAS 5 4 .553 even now the memory of those two He thought the fight was over and Vickery Muffoletto. Cross. Stolen bas.
Faust, U. of Minnesota star and Lake Mart 5 5 :.500 earlier, strictly personal grudges it took ten minutes to get him es. Wickel. Double pla} Gross Lyons
later a standout in the pro City NAS 5 6 ..454 and Wickel; Lade Klein and Olive.
Borries of St Simons Island 4 6 .400 brings the glint of battle to his back into the ring. Then the fight Left on bases, Air Station 6. Coast
league; Lieut Buzz Cecil Field 4 8 .333 went on. Pawing stumbling, groping Guard 8. Hits, off Vickery 7 In 8 innings
the Naval Academy; and Lt (Jg) eye.In the Toledo fight the dish- blindly, Willard lasted until : off Lade S In 9; off Bittner 2
I Jim Brutz, "most-valuable line outside chance to figure in the In 1. Bases on balls off Vickery 4. off
"41" at Dotre Dame. championship.The nosed Dempsey, who still wore late in the third when Dempsey's Lade 7. Struck out. by Vickery .2. by
man in box-car cinders in his hair, was a famed one-two delivery, a sicken- Lade 3. Winning pitcher, Vickery.
Lieut. has final
In baseball, there was Station Its game Time of game,
Losing 1 pitcher
He the
Comdr. George Earnshaw, now with Mayport slated for the hungry tiger. spotted gro- ing right to the body a terrific 1:50.: umpires; Oman Gunnery officer aboard an aircraft I Frontier Base today- and Lee tesque Willard 65 pounds in Iron Mike left to the Jaw, sent the (b). Gerrity (b).
'Lieut. Wal- Field's final contest will be with
carr'T In the Pacific;
ter Shinn, of Pennsylvania, who St Simons Island. NAS Boxing Coach Explains Method Of Picking Winner
recently was awarded the DFC in Last Thursday, NAS softball-
the Pacific area; and Lieut. Har- ers downed the Cecil Field NAS
lan (Gus) Gustafson, also of Penn, aggregation, winning 6 to 3 as r
who is a Navy fighter pilot in the "Sarge" Carrigan pitched three- i-
Pacific. hit ball. The Leatherneck twirler ,
In basketball, Lieut. Jim Me- had a no hit game until the j
Cachren, All American at North final Inning when Cecil cut loose
Carolina, CPO Bill Borcher, of for its three tallies.
Oregon, and Ensign "Stuffy" Pet- Bill Leckonby and R. G. Mur-
/\ erson, of Dartr')uth topped the phy led NAS in hitting, getting I 4 .. Ms
list four of the eight blows off "Slick"
I I Lieut Gardnar Mulloy, one of Slider, losing hurler. I
the top ranking tennis single' -w.
; players a few years ago is now OfficerS-League
i in command of an LST in the W L
VF5 6 0
pacific. Operations' 5VPB
Well known boxers once caused 2(2)( 4 :7
the Service boxing light to be VO-VCS 3 i 3
In the 4 2 : -I ,
focused on NAS. group Sup Commissary o S ; rr S 5
were ll
here as fistic A an R 0 9
Georgie Abrams; Tommy Tucker Station Baseball
who was killed in a training W L
had become a Seaman Guard 4 1
crash after he Bluejackets (NATTC) 2 1
. cadet; Frank Poreda, Al Nett- Marines ((NATTC) 0 :1
low, and Steve elolse.In A and R 0
; the "=
swimming perhaps
l standout was Lt. (Jg) Peter John "Hans" Lobert, now a Cin- f))
1. Flick, nationally known freestyle cinnati coach, was the oldest man "
;I speedster. ever to make his debut as a ma- Lieut Eddie Adams, whose fighters pounded out an 8 to 2 decision over Camp Oordon Johnston
There has been a parade of jor league manager, when he took Army battlers last Friday night, explains his Scoreboard procedure of letting fans know how the fights
well known sports personalities over the Phillies In 1941 at the are going. The Judges points are added for each man at the end of each round At the end of the fight,
Continued on Page Seven age of 60. the points are totaled and the man with the most points is the winner.



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August, 1944

.1':! Dispensary' Hands 0 And G Its First Boys Must Enjoy I I Prettiest WAC? U-Boat Program

Setback In Softball Competition Themselves EvenIn I Undergoes Slash i

Unfavorable weather, mostly in the form of showers and South Pacific p Continued From Page One

I et grounds, closed in on the NAS softball leagues during Continued From OneThe rF In carrier or cruiser construction
the week Page would be disastrous to the Navy's'
past holding
minimum. competition for the league titles to show started from scratch. war plans.!

n. The boys took over a broken-down, Second
Navy needs new
Biggest surprise of the week
I was wrecked French theatre on the
b;" the 6 to 2 setback handed Ord- NAS Fighters Win Over island and practically'rebuilt It. cargo types of carriers assault] and ships transports: fast, armed for

nance and Gunnery by an alert They made seats and benches for
future Invasions. Here
Army Here Last Friday we are be.
; Dispensary team. Shrout, ace the audience, a stage, switch hind schedule-in
P some Instances
" chucker for the winners, limited Continued From Page Six boards, curtains, costumes and all months behind. ,
0 and G to four hits while his the other
Army boy had a good uppercut necessary parts. Third the needs
4 Navy tankers.
teammates were getting eight. It "South Sea Scandal was
punch. Evensen
was 0 and G's first defeat. was tops defen- original. The boys composed aU The farther west the war moves,
sively, taking himself
out of trou-
Dispensary piled up six runs In ble. There their own tunes, wrote all the the greater the strain on our shipping
was plenty of hard
the first two Innings. Shrout's punching.A script, and thought up every Idea particularly on our tankers. ;.
,e three singles, Shankles two singles, popular Innovation at Mason In the show. A make-up Army Our planes flying from Saipan'aairstrips
Ryan's double and single and Field band played the music. and our warships in Salpan's -
new score board
Wechsler's double led the hitting idea of Lieut Adams. The The show opened before a full 4s harbors are 1,200 miles farther
barrage. Condo was the losing pointsare house of 500 service men, includ- away from our shores than
checked from the two judges our planes and ships at Kawa-
hurler. ing Admiral Halsey, and he
and the referee at the end of
The only other contest played In each round laughed longest and loudest at the jalein-1,200 more miles over which
and chalked
up on the gasoline and fuel oil must be
the National league was between blackboard. Each official jokes on himself. In fact, Admiral
VPB 2 (1) and Parachute Loft can Halsey saw it twice. hauled.
award a man a maximum of 10
The .
the South Sea Scandals shipyards working on aircraft
with former winning by a was so pop-
shutout 8 to 0. Morris twirled a points per round. The totals are ular with the men in the Pacific GIs at Pecos Army Air Field, carriers, cruisers, assault
ball game for the winners. then compiled at the end of the that it ran every night for 10 Texas, claim that Pvt. :Mary ships, tankers, ship repairs, and

,.wo-hlt with a home run and a bout. The board proved popular weeks before packed audiences."It Ballew Is the prettiest WAG In all other "must" ship programs
because spectators had an Idea of loud the Army. Anybody want to need another 87,000 workers If we
was fast and
double was the big in the risque,
attack but was aided by Curry, how the bout.each fight was going during says Lt. Breckner who hails from fight about It? are to keep up the acceleratedpace

Beverly Hills, Calif., by the way, of the war. Also our ship.
National League and who attended Stanford before building is threatened by a pros

; O and O. Fliers To Have Busy entering the Navy. "The show Navy's Training pective steel shortage, especially

A and R 7 1 Time In Next 10 lasted about two and a half hours plate and sheet.
Days Plans DiscussedContinued
Fourth the .
Personnel 6 2 and there was plenty variety. We Navy needs bombard.m
Dispensary 8 3 brought Wlckel home. did a parody on rank, pulled a lot e n t ammunition. Production
VPB 2 (2)
6:1 The game remained a pitcher'sbattle of gags on Admiral Halsey, and From Page One schedules have been increased more

. VPB 2ut111Loft 4:1 between Vickery and Lade had music and a number of special ing with headquarters at Corpus than 3,000 per cent since 1942, and
.. VO-VCS 3 4 until the ninth Inning, when both skits." Christ, Tex.; Rear Admiral H. S. we are barely keeping our nose
, Marine: Barracks 3 2 7 5 clubs picked up a pair of runs. Lt. Breckner said all the cast Kendall, of Chicago, Chief of the above water. This was requires .

Barracks "D" 2 9 Anderson walked to open the was made up of service men, with Naval Air Technical Training Com- unprecedented amounts of heavy
C. C. Stewards American 1 8 final frame for the Fliers. Lyons the notable exception of four na- mand, which has one of its largest ammunition. The Navy has fired
W 1. beat out a bunt toward second tive French girls who helped out training centers at the Air Station more than 41,000 tons of shells
VM 8 1 base. Don Cross laid down a neat by forming a chorus. The LIeu- here; Rear Admiral O. B. Hardi- Into Jap and German shore fortifications

T4 R 2 sacrifice, advancing the runners. tenant, aided and abetted by a son, Chief of Naval Air Primary alone. Forty-one thou
Seaman Docks-Ferries Guard 7 5 3 2 Woddail popped out to Klein and pillow, skirt and other additions to Training with headquarters at sand tons of shells is 230 times

VF 4 1 4 Wickel popped up to Olive. Mc- his chassis, played the role of Rita Glenview, HI.; and Rear Admiral more shells than the Navy had to

Ships Hospital Store 0 0 4 5 Closky hit a liner to right field, Hayworth. "Any resemblance be- McFall. fire to win the SpanishAmericanWar.

Cooks Bakers 0 5 scoring Anderson and Lyons. tween Rita and myself was purely Representing Rear Admiral G. D. .
Main Galley 0:1 The Stars then put on their last coincidental," remarked Lt. Breck- Murray, Chief of Naval Trainingwith Fifth, the Navy needs rockets

minute rally, which fell Just short ner, "but out there anything in a headquarters at Pensacola, -rockets to fire from planes
Nicholas and Coleman. Flemingand and ships-and it Is
of tying the game. skirt looks good." was Captain A. Soucek, chief of Impossibleto
Harbison got the two safe I get too of them. The
staff. Chiefs of staff for the other many
Vickery, the winning pitcher, The members of the cast all performed -
losers both Navy
blows for the singles. now procures about $100-
commands also in attendance In-
struck out two and walked four, their regular duties, stood
VM, with eight triumphs and 000,000 worth of ammunition a
cluded J. B. Dunn of Corpus
yielding seven hits while Bittner, watches and appeared in "South Captain
month. When
the rocket
one defeat continues to lead the
the other NAS moundsman Sea Scandals" ChrIsti!, Captain J. A. Briggs pro
gave strictly as an extra
reaches Its
American 4 gram it will
loop. T with triumphsbut peak,
up two hits. Lade, the Star hurler curricular activity, Lt. Breckner of Chicago, Captain E. P. Moore amount to an additional r
two defeats is In second place.In
of Glenview and H. S.
fanned three batters, walked explained.The Captain 000,000 month.
the contest off In per
single run seven and yielded five hits. show must have been good Duckworth of NAOTC, Jackson-
Sixth the
the American League, DocksFerries Navy needs 40 mm.
'-iiiI because Lt. Comdr. Justin Shook
took a 9 to 6 win over the "' ville.Representing guns. We need them aboard everything
the Chief of Naval
Boathouse In a free scoring ball Only five of the present force of of this Station saw it three times from landing craft to battleships
major league umpires ever playedin and insists "it was ten times bet- Operations, Washington was Cap -and behind
we are sched
game.pitcher and Bertha Lotz was the losing the mounds-winning the big leagues: Charlie Berry, ter than a lot of Broadway showsI tain S. C. Ring, head of aviation ule. We are short about 200 40
Jocko Conlan, Babe Pinelli, George paid $6.60 to see." training. Commanding officers of
man. Crews, Mclachan and Hampton mm. guns, and we have a 13% defi-
Pipgras and Eddie Rommel. "=Sij _MM MW the two local host units, CaptainW.
cit in
all got two hits for the win- W. Smith, of the Jacksonville mm. ammuntion.
ate Seventh, the Navy needs machinery
Coast Guardsmen Naval Air Station, and CaptainJ.
Officer league competition saw 25 Years Have Passed B. Lynch of the Naval Air Tech- for more advance bases like

three games played.In Since Dempsey Was Tops Play Major RoleIn nical Training Center, together Saipan, Tinian and Guam, partic.
ularly generators, water distillation
Operation's conquest of VF 4, with various other officials of the -
Stark pitched' and contributed a Continued From Page Six Combat several commands and of the officeof and purification units, and

triple to the offense. Other leading champion sprawling to the floor, Zones the Chief of Naval Operations, some construction machinery.

batsmen were' Wilson, Foster, Albright a shattered, bloody mass of Jelly. Continued From Page One also attended t' e conference. Eighth, the Navy air arm needs

Kroll, and Forsberg. New- Willard couldn't come out for the old familiar ""'hat's the Coast --'-iiiI- high octane gasoline. We are literally

' '. hall and Breckner each had two fourth. Guard doing Are they helping Carrier Unit 22 Address scraping the bottom of the

, hits for VF 4. The Firpo fight solidified Demp- you out?" a Marine snorted: The attention of all Department barrel. Production has been good,

: Against Supply Commissary sey's reputation as a killer. This "Helping us? Man, In every Invasion Heads and Training Officers has but consumption has been enor..
? Stark again sent his slants pastA was a street brawl, devoid entirely that we've had .to date, been invited to the proper addressof mous. Unless we keep refineries
the opposition for the triumph. of science or skill, and wit- they get there first and sell us the Carrier Aircraft Service running full blast, some of our fly..
l'' McHugh's home run and single and nessed by a gape-mouthed hys- tickets as we land." Unit 22 which is "c/o Fleet Post ers may have to go Into combat

Stark's triple and single placedthe terical mob of 90,000 people, who i Playing an important role In the Office, New York, N. Y." The addressing without the added speed which
winners In hitting. Johnson cursed, screamed, broke chairs and European action, Coast Guardsmen of mail to this Unit at high octane gas gives them.
with two doubles and Schwer witha clawed at each other throughoutthree landed the doughboys in North Africa its geographical location is a via These are the munitions of
double got three of the losers' minutes and 57 seconds of on Sicily, and at Salerno. lation of current security Instruc- which the Navy Is short or wh'chare

five hits. the most violent action ever staged They operated transports, LSTs, tions. dangerously near the scarcity
VF 5 got 14 hits in downingVF this side of a battlefield. LCIs and landing barges in the level.Assembly 1.

4, 16 to 4. Leppert clammed! Knocked out of the ring and Allied armada that bridged the Ity of the ports and enforces customs "" '-iiiI- -.

out a home run and added a dou- into the lap of a sportswriter by English Channel to invade Nor- and maritime laws. It pro- And

ble. Brandafi. Dunn, Dunbar and one of Firpo's bull-like rushes, mandy. On D-Day a flotilla of tects the game and fisheries of Repair
Seel also hit for extra bases. Dempsey went on to win by hit- Coast Guard 83-footers dubbed Alaska, destroys derelicts and Still Leads Circuit

'-iiiI ting faster and more often than "match boxes"-poked amidst, wrecks, patrols the coasts of Ice-
his opponent. He floored Firpo nine wreckage and mines under concen- land and Greenland as well as our Monday, July 31, the A&R softball -
The RunwayContinued times, went down twice himself.On trated shellfire from German shore own, keeps track of Icebergs in team won over the Synthetic

From Page Six three occasions Firpo, who had implacements to save the lives of 0 the North Atlantic and observes girls by a score of 13 to 3, with the

here at Jackso \.iie. Most of been knocked out of his mind the more than 800 allied soldiers and and reports weather conditions for other game, Supply vs. V. M. Unit,

those mentioned: you know, but first time Demosey clubbed him sailors.It our trans-oceanic air and convoy being credited to the former by
there have been lesser lights too, to the canvas, fell flat on his face. Is small wonder that Coast services, and does great work In default. The WAVES Unit won
who made heavy contributions Yet each time he regained his feet Guardsmen would "like to find domestic floods, hurricanes and over the Officers by a score of
to the field of Navy sport and charged at the champion, the guy that named the Coast similar disasters. The Coast GuardIs 8 to 6 on Tuesday, August 1.

We are thinking now of Ensign snarling like a cougar. Guard, and find out just what the American lamplighter and Team standings are:
Henry Austin plucky qu..-U--ack: : : The last time Firpo fell, he coast he had In mind." lifesaver and has always operated Team W. L.
on the 1942 Flier grid squad. Hail- went down as though he had been Besides carrying out its global with the "you have to go out, but A&R 3

Ing from Princeton university, hit with an axe. For six secondshe role which requires the service of you don't have to come back" Synthetic 2 1

Aus' who soon after the season lay there Inert, blood flowing over half its personnel now ex- spirit. WAVES Unit 2
was killed in a plane crash, play- from his nose and mouth. At eighthe panded to 170,000 the Coast Guard ''I To assist In meeting its vast VM Unit 1 2

ed about fourth string en our powerhouse pulled himself to one knee. Then also continues the duties that it program, the Coast Guard has en- Officers 1 i
eleven. the prop collapsed and)he toppled performed under its peacetimeboss listed the aid of 53,000 civilians NAOTC 2

He weighed 150 pounds drippingwet back again. "Ten!" the referee the Department of the Treas- who comprise the Temporary Reserve Supply 3
and was probably about five droned-and that was the end of ury, with an increased diligencethat o and has Inaugurated the S5| MMMMM
feet eight Inches tall. He knew the sweetest little battle of them a state of war warrants. The Women's Reserve, the SPARS,
r foot ball ''oroughly and for his all. Coast Guard safeguards the secur- numbering 10,000. Ie.. The Jax Air New. De.el

size -r an outstanding pla: -. -
r .t.ustin was a: 'ays a hard worker SWAB STORY .

I on the practice field and was .
l wll but U:;ut. Iobbs .' Jams 4 rp
f' : hesitat to put him in for the / IWATCWA I'VB JUStINCiifASEO fwtLt, NOW THAT -I 1 Ffl THAT ?.?
: blor' '..<* assignment against men GOT IN THAT BUNDLE? MY I'M BCCOAf/VO I SHOULD ATpg
.: who weighed 200 Ibs. and over. WAR eonol, ttrHAt4 WAi A MAN OF 5S THS WAT/
"' Finally Austin had a word one bor to 001VItH /
4 day with his coach, saying "Sir, R?
,. If ydU can ever get your eye off
: that weight chart long enoughto l I
use me, I'm going to do you
some good."

Austin t1',1 get In a few games, 11 i
turnng: In some fine signal call-
Ing and blocking lie was the
kind ofnan everyone would

. want to know-and In sports a ,

t{?i i dII i: real tea mplayer. fti 1 ,
Hj o ; Reminiscing over ,NAS sports
; :; personalities has brought back > 4 i
j I many memories to us and perhaps

f J ; \ at, another time, we'll return to Navy War Bond Cartoon StrvV1r '
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20 Metal Safety Slants Don't ForgetTo

y Civilian Employees'] News Shop By E. 1*. Armstrong

Safety, Engineer

Personnel Relation Editorial Office Offices! BUg.! 13 & Machine Div. Put MoneyIn

Telephone Extension 8883

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax TOO War Bonds' .
Air News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Sta- Of "B" Shift
tion's Civilian '', '
Employees. lr

i Editor......................................................Lt. (jg) Myron E.' Ku have heard of some big mosquitoes roue neac N cscsr.w.'w. ,
REPORTERS: but here is one bettertoldby NAS, Jacksonville, civilian em'

Assembly! and Repair: one of the boys at our regular w ployees held second or first place

' Maintenance ..................'.................................... Walter UlvlereAccessories jam-session during lunch period. born.i for highest percentage of participation .

,........................._..........?................,..\\'. T. Martin I He a mosquito came down at in the War Bond Payroll
4 !Metal and Machine....................._..._..._..Thelma E. Register the refueling station and it was ow l raw Savings program Then, in June,

Engine: Overhaul 1............................._................ Lillian I.lnJsey they fell into third place. After
so large it really had them fooled. eMOU1N
Progress .......................................-?.._...................... Tom Quinn They had 18 of err w5N n+ ;af having maintained for so long'the
Aircraft Overhaul.................._..?.......:......... Amelia Drawdy, pumped gallons gas exceptionally high percentage of
into it before found out it
Interim Overhaul.........................................William L Norris was not they. 97% participation and 15% total

Production Eng. ............._.............._..?................... .Don Ragin! an all airplane.We to miss Mrs. payroll ;Invested, they suddenly
Production Control t ................_.........................Pattle Bennett are going dropped down to 95.9% with
Freda Y ,
McDonald SheIs
IVb Employee......................._.___............... Adeline ;3ocis next week. 13.6%, .
going back to Georgia for a

.. Inspection and Survey: visit. She says she is going to eat The War Bond Program has a
Aircraft Overhaul................___.......Muriel E. MitchellA. of and I vital and threefold I
plenty blackeyed wa important
1C. Depts......................_MW..,., ...?......... Ruth C. Kalacli termelon. peas This three-fold
J Sara VernerPriscilla purpose. purpose I
Glenn I wonder when the fight will is to finance-the war, to provide t
start between "Duke" Hilton and"Dude" future financial
Supply I)ept.................................................................Ruth Love protection against !
Public Works Iept.................................................... Audrey Womble Griffen. Hilton is from 'I insecurity for purchasers, and to !
Louise Abraham North Carolina, Griffen is from check and prevent inflation. Only

Cerile DevenUh. Georgia. Each one tries to out-do I by wholehearted and continuo'

Supply Department.................................................".. ... Llzette Temple the other in bragging about his Y/qYl YIII LI.M. support of this program can thWl
own state. I be achieved.
Ben has been sick for I The chap above never won any
Munsey i
The task of the
financing war
awards but he
about two weeks. He is in the safety if profitsby
Commish the he will be in is a gigantic one and runs into
i Civil Service experience
Veterans Hospital at Lake City. i, line for honorable mention. figures of astronomical magnitude.
We hope he has a speedy recovery. '
REMEMBER It will take a steady stream of
Issues Rules Regarding Most of this space today will be Any FOOL can learn from nls peas pouring into the basket to
devoted to one of our "Salts" on own experienceBUT raise the necessary sum.
the "C" shift He deserves a lot
I Civilians at NAS, Jacksonville,
: Any Political Activity of praise for the part he playedin The WISE man learn from the have been quick to realize the advantages .
the 5th War Bond drive. His
axpu ience. afforded them by this:
name is W..E. Lastlnger, AMM 2c. ? ? ?! WHO- ? ? ? I systematic savings plan, but occasionally .
He is quite a lad, in his
United States Civil Service quiet I
I The I IN SAFETY they allow themselves to
: Commission has recently published election to public office. early 20's, and loves the Navy. Public Works Foreman, Frank forget. And they must not,.forget.
General statements to certain During the 5th War Bond drive
H. has and
McKinley. a big job
It is too important. This month'a
employeel activities which considered Lastlnger went home to '
are as young
j I we note with satisfaction the percentages are just in and show
the of all officers visit his parents who live at Eagle
any political activity. permissible on part splendid way in which he is mak- that they are remembering again
and employees subject to the Lake. Florida, a small town of
ing dividends in his
The commission's warning carries They are back up to 97.7% participation
law about 500 The American
department by decreasing the man
the following information: but with a total of only
Voting.-The direct language of Legion sponsored a rally there hours lost through accidental injuries
11.7% of payrolls invested in
;: "It shall be unlawful for any
and made young Lastinger Master .
the law specifically provides that
bonds. These indicate that
l r employed in the executive figures
person of Ceremonies. He personally sold
all such retain the right to
persons perhaps the 4th of July and the
i branch of the Federal Government. vote as they may choose. $2,175.00 worth of War Bonds Eagle Now about this fellow below,
5th War Loan Drive made
or any agency or department Expression of opinions The Lake must be very proud of we can only hope that he is heading more
thereof, to his official author I I people bond-conscious, but they
right to political opinionsis this young man indeed.W. for home and not for work.
ity or influence for the purpose of reserved express to all such E. "Bill" has a cousin in He sure would be a hazard to himself still are investing only the minimum
I persons. amounts.
i interfering with an election or affecting Note : This reservation is subjectto the Navy at Norfolk Va. They and his fellow workers on the
the result thereof. No officer The Naval .Air Gunner's Schoolat
the prohibition that such joined up at the same time. He
persons job.Be
or employee In the executive may not take any active partin says he hopes to catch up with his moderate in all things you Yellow Water has consistently
% branch of the Federal Government political management or in cousin again somewhere sometime. do and enjoy a long anl happy maintained a high percentage, and
.) or any agency or department thereof ';I campaigns. political Bill has another cousin, Alfred life. I the Power Plants have been close

r shall take any active part in Contributions.--It is lawful for Lastinger, an ex-Navy man who The world will never be SAFEif I'' runnars-up This past month, a

I political management or in political -I officer or employee to make I I saw action and was wounded about you don't do your pait. comparative newcomer eased into

I campaigns. All such persons I any voluntary contribution to a regular : the time Mussolini was invading BE SAFE I third place for station percentages.This .
shall retain the right to vote as and was Jacksonville Municipal
constituted political organization, Ethiopia. A few years back Alfred,
they may choose and to express provided such contributions are not who is really an "Old Salt" attempted YOU WILL NOT BS::; SORRY Airport No. 1. They had 100%

,f'V their opinions on all political subjects made in a Federal building or to to cross the Atlantic twicein of their civilian employees signedup
and candidates. (Section I some other officer or employee a small sail boat. The first timein for a total of 17.3% of their

9a( ), Act of August 2, 1939, within the of the abovequoted a 10 foot boat which sprung a pay in the war bond Payroll Saw! "

as amended by the Act of July 19, statutes.scope ,I leak and caused him to return, '! TOO ings program.

i '. 1940.! ) I next in an 18 ft. boat. He suffered i Remember, civilians of NAS,
j' a. The penalty for established violations Political pictures.-It is lawful sunstroke this time and was IlAR. J Jacksonville! Let's don't forget.
for officer or employee to display
is removal. any a political picture in his home I picked up 400 miles from shore. ,c tt ra M u f1ER-revio Let's keep plugging bonds! And
In general, the forms of political The call of adventure' will take let's keep buying bonds! There'sa
I if he desires. I II
so I ( bE\LJ; \
activity that are prohibited on the men on strange and dangerous war to be won.
I part of the Civil Service Employees I I Badges, Buttons and Stickers.- journeys. I I r
employed on this station are: While it is not unlawful for an officer A"rG I their new ratings soon. They're all

t J Serving on or for any political or employee to wear a political SKlc, is back in harness after a working like mad to put in their

committee, party, or other similar I badge or button or to display very nice trip in South Florida assignments Good luck, boys.
organization.I I a political sticker on his private B. A. Sustare, Contract Section. 'I You'll need it.

I Soliciting or handling political automobile (except where forbidden I R. R. Brogden, Inspection Depart- : I Harold Hebert just did get his

; Contributions. I by local ordinance), it is felt ment, Richard Melsheimer, Map' leave papers filled out in time.

Serving in connection with preparation that it is inappropriate for any and Record Section, and Mrs. Eve + There's one fellow who almost got

for organizing, or conducting I public servant to make partisan lyn Gwynes, Maintenance, are all left out because of "delayed action

a political meeting or ral.t. : display of any kind while on duty, enjoying vacations this week. Lt. ." ..

; ly, addressing such a meeting, or conducting the public business. J. W. Armburst is at Davisvllle, I&S, Interim and Minor Over.

; taking any other active part therein I All persons within the scope of R. I., for the ReconditioningCourse. haul, really misses Peter Jovano-

t., except as a spectator. I I the Political Activities Law must Lt. Crum having achievedthe vich. He was transferred several

t Serving as officer of a political take the responsibility for seeing Sharpshooter award while in a ) months ago, and we never see him

( club as member or officer of any I that their activities are not suchas Davisville, now has the upper hand : / much anymore. Don't you want to

,, of its committees, addressing such would constitute violations of over Lt. Gray and K. C. Griest, come back, now, Pete?

a club or being active in organizing I the restrictions of the political activity Carp, who both missed it by two 7i Good news for all those who

it. statutes. In case of doubt as points. Better luck next year. 'c ARrrr were concerned about the case of

Engaging in political conferences to whether or not any particular The Maintenance Section has wn a... the missing fountain pen! The cute",
white on duty or canvassing a district : activity is prohibited, prior to engaging two new girls, Miss Lucille Stew little red pen's back in the holder.

y!: or soliciting political support in the questionable activity art and Miss Patricia Handsell. It's a different pen, though, arid

.a for a party, faction, or candidate. the employee involved should Welcome) to our Department, Lu- Interim & Minor it wasn't "borrowed" from somebody .
Manifesting affensive activity at I present the matter in writing to cille and Pat. We hope you will else. We got it legally.

\., the polls, at primary or regular I the U. S. Civil Service Commissionfor enjoy working with us. Walt Cornealy. I've told you ov rand
assisting We want to explain here why Overhaul Dept.
elections votes
soliciting consideration. I voters to mark ballots, or helping Further information is containedin Ann Hutcheson, in the Blue Print i By Prlntllla Glenn a place to throw garbage. Goon
1 to get out the voters on registration Federal Room, came to work the other
Form 1236 dealing with with f I'm very sorry to learn that Del- Crable, tell him what a junction .
a eyed ex-
or election days. morning bleary
officers and employees and Form box is. I'll back you (Boy
( gado lost some hair last Sunday up.
Acting as recorder, checker, 1236a with officers and em. pression. It was not what you I talk like I know
dealing I No, readers, it wasn't a fight. I what a Junc.
watcher, or challenger of any par ployees of the State or local agency might have thought. A burglar was hear from reliable sources that two tion box Is, don't I? >
in the next to hers,
ty or faction which be obtained from found room At this I. Glenn do
may girls got hold of him at the beach point Prissy ,
of elec. and her roommate
j Serving in any position the Commission, its District man and she stayedup and treated him for dandruff. Whatin hereby confess that I have
Lion officer, in which partisanship the rest of the night so scared tole
agers, or any local civil-service the world could they have putin two fibs Just to make a good
or partisan political management that they couldn't sleep. They
f board.It ry. See if you can pick them out
his hair? I guess that that salt
may be shown.Publishing is the duty of any person hav- piled furniture against the door, water didn't help It any either. of this article. Am I ashamed?
or being connected of the violation of and locked the windows, too. ButI You bet I not'Congratulations !
I ing knowledge Well, whattaya know! Kreck was am-
would have looked
editorially with any newspaper guess we all
any of the foregoing provisions of to our civilian
this week Wave
I one day
from that had been
generally known as partisan worse than we
law to submit the facts of the U. S. Schultz took over. It seems rather inspectors who have just gottennew
a political standpoint; or writing through the same harrowing ex-
Civil Service Commission, have rates They are Corbett.
to a girl
peculiar messenger
for publication or publishing any D. C., or to the agency perience.This again. Kreck tells me that he's CAF-9, Henderson. CAO -7, Wolo-: -
letter or article, signed or unsigned, i seems to be the substanceof
employing the person thought to son, CAF.8 and Shockley CAF7.
I I going to be a Mess Cook. I'll bethe'll
in favor or against any political the news this week. Hope to
be violating the law."Jottings'7 get fat on this deal. 'I hat Those CAF's look good tacked on
account of the
party or candidate.-Ownership entirely have a good party
the end of
your names. May
must be an ideal place to work. you
disassociated from editorial that the PI Division is giving for
t control and managerial activities next week. We're sorry to lose Kreck, but go higher and higher.
a business Of glad to have Schultz. Crable just got back from Nor
limited entirely to management
Bill Wensel maybe didn't folk. He says that he "really
would not be regarded as I
this Public WorksDepartment : think that anybody saw you but learned a lot." Hmm. I .wonder.
being provision. I
't candidate for I I did You wouldn't want me to He came in Saturday, looking very
: Becoming a nomination
tired', and declared that .thoRID'
or election to office, Fed- i I tell anybody about your swiping "
are pretty rugged.
local which is to be that poor little kid's peppermint
State ,
k eral.! or
1 filled in an election in which party liy Ce<-I&e DevenUh stick. I hope that you don't do Our best wishes go with Lt. (Jg')

candidates are involved. I There is a rumor that a certain that very often. It ain't nice! Jack Rodgers, who has gone to
Pensacola leave. He said before
Distributing campaign literatureor dark haired girl In Maintenance is You should see Dayton Travis'little on
.' material. making plans for her wedding in boy Boyd. He's just a little he left that he was going to have

4 Initiating or circulating political the near future. Tell us more aboutit Public Works Department: Edith tot, and has red hair, fair com fun chasing crabs on the beach

petitions Including nomination pal Frances Florence Brown, Main- Taylor of the Mechanical Sectionis plexion, and Is always getting into with a net. lie also told of how

l titions.! tendance has returned from ten looking pretty happy at her desk something. I imagine that between I was going to skin them, put heO

Assuming political leadership: orXMTOmlng days in Daytona. N. C. Farmer, these days. She is going to be that "big dog" of his and his little meal on them, and fry them i

criI prominently identified Design Section, went to Bradenton married the 12th. The lucky fellow son, he'a kept on the go pretty deep fat. Gosh, it makes my mouth.

with any political movement, party last week. He said that he had a id Melvin Aklna, who worksin much. Lucky his wife isn't any water to think of It i

I or faction, or with the successor grand time, but the mosquitoa A. 8c R. They are going to re- trouble, isn't it ? I I' -\JX| T .1 .

failure' of any candidate' for' nearly ate him up. Joe Jackson, turn to Niagara Fall to live. Our boys all ought to be getting Buy, Buy War BoiiJi'I ,



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Have You Formed Your Car Pool Yet? News From Short Reports From The

The Duval County War Price

and Rationing Board has ben instructed I ProductionEngineering Inspection And Survey ,
by OPA in Washington Aircraft Overhaul

not to renew "B" and "C" ration 1 I'
books for home-to-work driving I Ily Amelia! S. Drawdy Dept. Metal & Machines

txcept to motorists participatingin From all reports the proposed ,
car-sharing pools after August t -- -- I By Virginia William
picnic for Aircraft Overhaul willhave
I Well readers it seems. that the

books J. Renewable it was those learned home-to-work today.after ration July I time been this goes a huge to success press. by Games the this Lab week holds, first with place the announcementof in the news .1 I Supply Sallies i II IIlIy Interesting Ruth Raisch news, for who this writes column such, is

expiring and contests as well as a good sup- a new and very charming mem- off on leave this week and it falls
31 will be considered
individually I ply of food promises to be the my lot to try to scare! up !some.news
ber of their Miss Ani-
and where motorists cannot department. LlM-tl Temple
prove It seems to be an uneventful
highlight of the day In fact, there
ta A. Graham. To her the
paiticipatlon in car-sharing the I was one enthusiast who practiced goes With the hot breath of the Edi- week. No marriages-no new ba
board is authorized to issue onlya warmest welcome we can offer, .
I Iin advance for the "Greasy Pig tor closing in on a 45-minute dead- bies--no tttyoices- and no fights
from all of the
30-day probationary supply of : Contest." Wouldn't want to men- department. line for this account, expedience (that we Know about). BUT the

gasoline with instructions that the tion names, in the event that At last its going to happen: a I dictates: a "did-you-know-that" recital question and I mean THE QUt'8tlon. -

car owner must join or form a he was any a winner but it would be Production Engineering party for'I of Supply's pulsations! So is "How did our Principal In-
cur-pool before additional ration! members of the department and here we spector get his spectacles' ] broken."
safe to that he works in 39-A go
tan be' issued I' say their guests. It will be a chicken Did know that Mr. England I II Just ask him, if you date! He !says
and has a new Chevrolet] and that I you
Pointing out that motorists who to dinner and a dance held at the I from Stock Control is a very musical little Martha pulled them off and
his sounds like something
drive to work daily with emptyMate I do with name"Kings. Queens" and old Windsor Hotel, on or about the I. part of the NAS Band That broke them. That's his tale, folks,
are seriously handicappingthe I tenth of this month. There will be is attrac- and I guess he's stuck with it.
1' there some special
'royalties, in fact, if want to very
war effort the board: ernpha- you ] of beer and soft drinks with
know bad enough ask "Old Royal" plenty tion for Bill the "coke" man on Charles Saxton was not with ui
sized that is the only
car-sharing lots of to dance ,
good music byLet's 2nd floor, in Accunting- What no Tuesday.
in 39-A. This was seen
tf'lUIibleJ'eHef from serious civIlian
a all turn out and.make the to know Is whether I had
one seems off fora
transportation 'crisis that I chasing a poor little pig weeks inadvance Bobby Boyle Monday
party a grand success." : there is a comparable attraction final her
thicatena to result from inevita"erwduction through a pasture, undera check-up on operation)
in the number of unable'! fence, and finally landed in a Due to rapid growth and expansion -: attending every machine he fills We are all glad she' is feeling bet

automobiles. ditch with mud up to his knees of the department it becomes on the Station If that be true. ter.R.

Of the 28-mllllon iMksKengere Robert Creech, 39-A. also was over- necessary' to make a few changesin I watta-man! Did you know that I E. Nelson Gyro Inspector,

r* In use In 1911. only about heard offering Cabell Hogan a new the drafting and reproduction I Buddy Sterling our portograph operator was off Monday. August 7th, ctl-]

23 million remain on the roods I :, kind of grease to catch the pig departments' ; and, brother. I don't I' who fills a niche all his I brating his ninth wedding anniversary -

l4>tay. Thin critically! low num- i> with. Don't know what kind it mean minor changes We com- own, has put in an official requestfor '! I The leave will be a surprise -

IKT IM being further reduced con- could have been, but if you are pletely reshuffled] and redealt the I said niche to be "unveiled" to his wife. He says he'll just

Mantly *A about 4,000 ram are Interested you might contact : pack with everything in a new I, (This is translated to mean that forget to set the alarm Sunday

wrapped daily he<*<''UM' of mechanical Creech Whether the Committee ; place. We brought in new desks he wants the black curtain night. Enjoy yourself, Nelson!

(failure More than half I realized it or not they played light I and equipment till) there is hardly' moved). It seems "coke" re-I Funny how Marjorie Sutton Inspector .

tf the remaining earn are 7 yeah into the hands of the Publicity Manager I room to turn around but It'has ': flourish in a spot such as in Shop 16. and her hus-

tr age or o 1414"r. I Mr. Hauptman. when they really streamlined the working of and, although fun, they interfere band in Shop 37 both had indigestion -

Normally the board pointed out. I, had given him the job of selecting the department. I with his inherent conscientious- : Monday of this week. She saysIt

83 per cent of passenger traffic the pies for the Pie Eating : __ n__ I ness. Now, thnf is one for the book was ice cream cake, and bananas : -

moves In privately owned automobiles Contest. You can bet your last at St. Peter's elbow- I of all things!

Among these are many I dollar the best of those pies were I Did you know that on the third I The new Mrs.' Lucy Swineon, In-
war workers whose transportation I not in the contest. of August Pearl Dugger was noti- spector in Shop 22, and husband

is vita Uo the war effort. As I Hubbard, ou'r popular Quar- fied by the War Department that i (Assistant Aircraft Overhaul Of-

automobiles! leave the road through terman Ray who has been in the A &. her husband was wounded in ficer) have moved into a new
breakdowns, the burden Is shiftedto France, but that he will probably apartment on Gilmore Stret.
it first operating
R since began
already overtaxed public transportation one-half hasa be all rigb? Our Lending Chief, LlewellvnKueter
three and years ago
facilities seat of family he can be justly proud of. I Jane Dupree from Stock Control ACM, will go on leave
In the empty
many cases his brother, whois heard from Christine Vann the the 10th of August. He jut reenlisted -
David youngest
the "solo driver" is the only answer -- with the Marines, has successfully A. & R. Millard Hancock, AM 'I other day] and it seems Chris is for his third cruise (PopFowler's
to" the transportation problem 3c of the division is the i! her time I band music must have
I hurdled his boot training from Planning spending bathing neighbors' -

No, it Immediate'hange was said. in the Pauls Island, on August 2nd. His proud daddy of a new baby, Linda i' children! At the rate, of /ire Chief had the liue desired his effect, wife' on and him?)
ter baby
situation is next training station will be Cherry Diane. "Preacher" Hancock has al- times a day on one child, too'Can't I
oxer-all transportation son, plan to visit his wife's fans
boards motorists : Point, N. C. Prior to his en- ready selected Linda's career; she you just see Chris in that
Keen unless ration I I II)' in San Diego, California., Weall
and the general public join in listment, David had served a four Is going to play the organ duringhis role I sincerely' hope have a

"closing ranks" so that all empty year apprenticeship in drafting at evangelistic meetings. Hancock I Did you know that Thelma Patterson nice trip, Chief. Enjoy you the well

scats! in all vehicles be utilized I Newport News, Va, and has hopes has always been a pretty happy from Receiver Section! Is renowned California Min..hlne\
automobile plants devoted to that his training which has the fellow, but since the baby tame resigning for her husband, who is and come back to your duties

.Wlth production, the supply of us- equivalent of two years of college, he just effervesceses.covery. I a United Press Correspondent has with heaps of wlm and vigor.
cars has dwindled from 27 will be of help to him in his N. A. just been freed from the claims on
of Seamen Kreck and
million in 1941 to 23 million todayHatspff1o P. examination In fact, the Hub- i him in the Pacific War Zone and] Two our have been
r bard family is well represented in Jose Fernandez, Instructor in I Is returning to the States! Isn't Angerhofer recently assigned -
Mess Now
I to
Cooking. we
several branches of the Service Shop 01, is back on the job after a that exciting Wish we could hear I
There is Jessie who has served week's vacation spent in Pensacola. I And relate to you some of his ex- ,\ know Inspection! and Survey personnel .._
will be afraid to go to chow!
more than twenty years with the While away, he was also on fur- reri!.nces. I
("nd" luck to you both with the
Navy, and Joe somewhere in the lough from his duties with the I Reports on Mrs. Reedy, from i pots and pans!

Mr. DickersonJames South Pacific with the Seabees A Coast Guard, Volunteer Port Se- Correspondence Section, who has i Nellie McPhaul. Main I & S Office -

nephew, Charles Garner, Bomb-- curity Force, of this city. Mr. Fernandez just recently undergone an opera- is taking it easy<< in the Aircraft

! Dickerson of the Public i ardier on Flying Fortress is a tells us of the death of the tion, indicate that she is reveling'i Overhaul Inspection Office

Works set the figure prisoner of war in Germany. His President of his country, on August in her free time. She appears to j during the absence' cf Miss Lillian

of Department for his personal sales I ship was shot down on December 1, and the message of condolencesent be hale and hearty, and in her us- Wolfe] who is away on leave. Nellie -

J15.000 Bonds during the 4th 11th, 1943. and of course the family to Mrs. Quezon, wife of the ual sprightly way snys she's really has just returned from a week's
quota of War Campaign. \ is particularly anxious about late President, whom he had the taking complete advantage of her leave spent! in Chattahoochee. She /

ff July War Bond excellent start him. Now it is easy to understand pleasure] of meeting last year at a beautiful leisure! reports that she did not spend her

He got off to an Plumbers and why Mr. Hubbard can afford to reception at the George Washington Something you already know time there (it is reported that the

by signing the the be proud. I Hotel. The message of condolence but which nevertheless'! hits with an Nut House i is located there) but
Steam Fitters Local No. on
Bond Our heartfelt" sympathy goes to reads: "My deepest regret impact, is the number of aspirants rather in Marianna (is there sucha
dotted line for $10,000
a J. J. McAndrews, ,Assistant Aircraft and sincerest condolences over the to higher learning here in place?) From all indications,
ortler Next he solicited -
every pereon of beloved husbandand Supply! Registrations show "re- time
contractor Overhaul Foreman, becauseof passing your Nellie had a rip-roaring good
employed by the received on August our country most revered turn to school" are the most over- P. S : The Army Air Corps is stationed -
Sectionof message
building the Dependents' General ]leader and statesman God bless] whelming thing at the moment Of : nearby!
The sale 1. from the Adjutant ,
the Naval
Hospital to inform his soul and save his country course there are no words to tell We are glad that Ruth Raisch
resulting from these contacts Washington : "Regret you
First Class Signed: Jose B. Fernandez." how acutely they will be missed, could have a week'sreat, which

at.. pushed 110 of his his total up to $16,500 or your Edward brother J. McAndrews Private was seriously I I Jewel Rose, Landing Gear Shop, but we glory in their determination she certainly deserves.! But we, will

-.: The% War goal Bond Office believes wounded in action 13 Julyin is heaping llasphemy on the person More power to you kids! be glad] to see her back again and
have her take the
Letter containing present or persons who picked up her -aj over reporter
that Mr. Dickerson deserves the
Job"| which she does! so well!
Sweater Or mrnObtE'rvatlonl
highest praise for his most sue mail address follows. Signed: fountain pen Any person '
ce*ful efforts in the recent War Ulio Adjutant Genera}." Our sincerest said pen will lie eternally blessedby Most sweater gals -
Bond DrtVe. hopes are for a speedy re- Jewtl. are: observed in the best places. Send the JaAle News IIom!

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i WELFARE i iI Inspection At Recruit Center Legal WorriesHere's -

I PRESENTS i What To .

, SjnanaaannDQQQQBnnQnnncra Do With ThemThe

t Several professional acts

from Jacksonville and a tal. Legal Office at NATTC la

ented group of Navy enter "Big Business,"
tainers will During the year ending 1 July,
give forth with 1944, over 1,000 officers and en-
songs and dances and jokes enlisted men at the Training Center

and music tonight in a vaude- applied to the Legal Office for

ville show scheduled for two aid and advice on problems rang.
ing from wills, powers of attorneyand
performances at the NATTC domestic relations to patents,

auditorium rationing and adoptions.

The feature acts, arranged by Varied services, too numerous to
Ens Ben Sutherland of the Wel- list, are performed by the Legal
fare Department, include Caesar Officers in providing free assistance
and Rosita, dancing team; Judy to all Naval personnel and
Hunt, vocalist; Freddie Bernard, their dependents concerning private
comedian; Phyliss Ortegas, aero- and personal affairs.
dancer; and Marvin Boone, tap- One case, typical of the services

dancer. Popular Billy Reed, Y2c, .. rendered, is that of a sailor who
will emcee the show, and the had a lease on a house, on whichhe
NATTC Air Raiders will render had paid in advance. He was
their solid brand of swing. Starting transferred and left his location .).
time is 1800 and 2000.
two months before the lease expired -
On the movie side of this eek's With the aid of the Legal S.

program, two new films, both with Office, the money was returned to
a rating of excellent, are offered him minus the amount necessary
Bette Davis and Claude Rains appear $ to give two weeks notice.
in "Mr Skeffington" sched- ,
One of the Important duties'
uled for 1730 and 2000 Friday It :
of the office In the naturaUza.
is reported to be an extraordinary
i tion of men In the Navy who
picture, featuring another fine
were not born In the United -
Bette Davis performance as a ::
.., States Twelve sailors at NATTC
vain, self-centered beauty in a .;
have received their citizenship!
story covering the jazz age, "flam- ''''
within the lat two
ing youth" and prohibition period. 4 paper
> ,:, months. The process of obtain.
'" ';:\\ .;;, t. ''''''', ing citizenship usually taken less

Capt. J. i3. Ljnch; center, Commanding Officer, NATTC, Inspects Aircrew men "boots" at the Recruit than three months.
r Training Center which has just been taken over by NATTC At left is Cmdr, \\ II dishing, Executive< All matters referred to, Legal
'", Officer, NATTC, and at right Is Lt II. r. Moseley, Acting Orrl r-In-Charge at the Recruit Center. Officers are treated as strictly confidential
All the officers work
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: First I closely with civilian bar associations .
Inspection Vote Applications I Ensign At Center The NATTC office works in

:" i Of Recruits By To Be Distributed ; Was With Famous ('I cooperation Association of with Jacksonville the Legal, com-Aid

>\ The policy of the Navy Is to posed of members of the bar of
') Captain Lynch give maximum assistance to eligible I Fighter Squadron Duval County. Of the 1,000 persons
servicemen seeking assistance here in the
'J' : and attached
Capt. J. B. Lynch, Commanding civilians In the exercise of their year's time, 86 required the services
Officer, NATTC, Saturday morn- voting privilege, and all quali- I I We started out to write an ob of civilian attorneys.
ing had his first formal glimpse fied personnel at NATTC are ject lesson story on Ensign Harry This service by the Navy to its
of the personnel at the Recruit urged to take advantage of this E Futty's progress from an or personnel is under the supervisionof
Center, taken over last week by privilege by casting state ab- dinary Navy boot to an Ensign, the Judge Advocate General'sOffice
NATTC, when the recruits partici- sentee ballots. but changed out mind after he in cooperation with the
pated in their weekly personnel inspection Under the Servicemen's- told us it was not that way at all, American Bar Association and various .
and review. ing Law, postcard applications that instead he had the advantageover state and local bar groups.
The first group of potential Air- for a state absentee ballot will most men entering the Navyas Lt. S T. French, Jr., is Legal Of.ficer' .
here, assisted by Lt. C C.Calavan. .
be delivered Apprentice Seamen
to to eligible personsnot I
crewmen complete their train- In c
The office is located '
ing at the Recruit Center moved later than 15 September Before he .entered the Navy i in
Room 219 in Bldg. 500 annex.
out last week. Prior to that, men The postcard applications will October, 1942, he was assistant I
received general "boot" training, be Issued at NATTC during the superintendent of a plant engaged I MMK HB-a.rrMarineWAVE "-
preparing for any branch of the period of 15 August to 20 in the manufacture of explosivesand WedThe '
Signe lasso Navy. August in charge of the pyrotechnicand

The other feature film, "The Since June,, 1944, inductees Incendiary bomb division.On Catholic Chapel here was
Seventh Cross," shows Sunday at ing to the local Recruit Center New Chaplains completing his boot training the scene last Thursday 3 August .
1800 and 2000 at 1930 of the wedding of Marine '
Spencer Tracy and have been men who have volunteered he was rated AOM 3c, assigned ac- i ,
Signe Hasso play the leads in the for aerial and their tive sea, duty and attached to the Sergeant Peter Bellani 23, MAD.
exciting story of the German underground "boot" gunnery, / now famous Fighter Squadron 16 'Judo Instructor, and WAVE Dorothy
Dialogue is at a mini- training is planned with I From AOM 3c his promotions followed Boykin, Seaman 2c of A & R.
mum, the picture concentrating on training in one of the I in order-AOM 2c and then The bride was given in marriageby
action and superb acting. aerial gunnery schools in mind. AOM lc. It was while serving with her brother J. O. Boykin of
Two excellent replays, "Some- Length of the primary traininghas his squadron in the Pacific that he Sneads, Florida. Sergeant Chester
where I'll Find You." and "Roadto been increased and currently was recommended for and receivedhis Halsiki of Portland, Oregon actedas
Morocco also are carded, and I hundreds of men are in the Re- commission as Ensign. best man, and Bernice Fuller-
another good attraction is "'Win;; cruit Center under the new plan. : Reluctant to talk about himself ton, AMM 3c of Perth Amboy, N
and Prayer" a story of Carrier X I Prior to the more specialized he is both enthusiastic and J? was maid of honor Father
in the Battle of Midway I boot training for aerial gunnery, the fighting record by proudof his Slafkowsky, NAS Chaplain, officiated .
the Recruit Center here turned .
utio squadron of Hellcats
; rated as one
I out over 20,000 men for general I 'It of the three or four best in the Following a reception at their
Navy duty or to enter Navy '.. I Navy home, 3541 Park Street, Jackson -
schools. : ville, the young couple left for a
Life magazine in two recent Issues

ten-day honeymoon.
the trainees'
Although days are
July 3 and July 17, featured
well filled with athletics, drills, After the war, there'll be a second
The at this Air Group and the carrier it honeymoon when return
lectures, educational movies, and Chaplain's Corps they
practical studies in uniform care, NATTC has been increased to was attached to, saying: to Bellani's home town, San Fran.
they find time to search out and four with the arrival of two "Air group on Mltscher's car- cisco, Calif.
combine their talents Recruits new members. They are, left to rier is possibly the most successful --

have a 90-voice male chorus, their right Father K. J. Quinn and of all carrier groups in the Buy, Buy War BondsOr
own dance orchestra, and find Chaplain II. M. Johnson, both Pacific. On June 19 they shot

"vaudeville acts" among them- Lts.(Jg). Continued on Page Twelve Bye, Bye Freedom ,;
[selves for presentation at the week- ':.

ly smokers staged with the co- BULKHEAD .
operation of the Welfare Department Two Chaplains

i Lieut: Cmdr J. L Rhodes<< is__ the. Report At Center
Onicer-in-t;narge, ana i.ieui. ti i -
Moseley is the Executive Officer Two additional Chaplains have i ). .
: -
-- reported at NATTC for duty.

1! New Books 1-; the NATTC The two received their indoc- 'r ,;.

Library trination recently at Navy Trainmg .
Flrtieat School at William and Mary '
Dove BrUfi Peace, by Richard Ha go- .&)
plan College, Williamsburg, Va, and reported -
.. Jitter RUB, by Robert Germann. here 27 July, 1944 di
Bette Davis Liberty /Street, by I. V. Morris ''
Rookie of the Year, by John R. They are Chaplains R. J Quinn
The schedule (at the NATTC Tunis "Lt .(Jg), and H M. Johnson, Lt.
auditorium) : Secret .( the Spa, by Charles L, (Jg).

Tonight, 1800, 3000, Vaudeville ison Leonard-Hctlorii Father Quinn is a native of Iowa JQJ! .
Show. Art of Illusion by John Mulholland. and received his academic trainIng Cl ',
Friday, 1720, 2000 "Mr. Skeff- Uataan, by Allison I lad.t'rather at the University of Iowa
Ington," with Bette Davis and Merchant, by Max Shulman I
How to Snrrive! en Land end Sea, by where he played on the baseball '
Claude Rain the U. S. Naval Institute team, as catcher, with Mace I' .
Saturday, 1800, 2000, "Falcon Japan:: Its Itee..rrra and Industrie, Brown who is now hitting it off '
In Mexico," with Tom Conway byLskeUifuren, bydFred London Nichols I successfully in the major leagues. '41ap :
and 1lonaIarl,.. Meditine and the War, by William I He has a brother who served in _
Sunday, 1500. "Somewhere I'll II Tallafero I the last World War and has two .Ji
Northwest of the World, by Olo
Find You, wUh Lana Turner .
Swengon brothers serving in the current I .I.i.t .
and Clark Gable. Soviet Far Fast, by William Mandel. one.
Sunday, 1800, 2000, "The Seventh The Time for DeeUioa, by Sumner
with Welles. Prior to receiving his commission -
Spencer Tracy
and Signe Ilasso. '=- in the Navy, Chaplain John- I

Monday 1800 2000, "Koad to Bnots Poffenberger, one of the son lived at Statesboro, Ga., where
Morocco with Ring Crosby, Bob more bona fide eccentrics of mod- his family is residing now

Hone and Dorothy Lamour. ern baseball, once called room '=!.
Tuesday 1800, 2000, "Leave Itt service at his hotel and shouted: The boot reached the eye exam- ..rLtirJ4cji4
to the Irish," with James Dunn. "Send me up the champion's breakfast ination and was asked if he could
Wednesday 1800, 2000, "Wing -six bottles of beer and a read the last line which looked like
and a l'ra'f'rH with Don Ameche scrambled egg*" this: "kzxysvmnk." .)
and Dana Andrews. aS _
[ WM. "
"Can you read that OK? asked
One of our Gee Eyes wrote back the doctor.
S2c: Would you call,for help If from England that the reason the "Sure," cracked the lad "I knew a if' A
I kissed you? I I English are such great tea drinkers him well. Played guard for Notre "Now let's not get too rough miss-I'm saving this uni :;
Girl: Would you need. it'l. I I: is on account of their coffee. Dame." form for inspection" -


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10 August, 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS'SECTION Page Eleven !

Organist Lot Can HappenIn Any Bonds Today Boot Camp Boasts j

then Year's Time, T Jockey, Pilot And 4't

d >" WAVES AssertBy Beetle InspectorPerhaps

1\ '
Ens., Mary Jane Boyle
tell what fellow
you can a
It seemed as If every column in
recent issues of the JAX AIR wants to do after the war by

NEWS was devoted in whole or in what he did before the war; but '
:part to the celebration of the then again, maybe you can't.:

WAVES second anniversary. That Try to find out about the "boots"at '
I want a gal just like the gal is, every column with the exception the Recruiting Center just taken

that married Harry Jame! : How'd of this one. However, we are over by NATTC, and you may run
firm believers in the axiom "Bet into all kinds of snags. First cf;
like to break into the business
you 9q1, : ter late than never" so here goes. all these "boots" are virtually all
of being a Hollywood cameraman This was the first birthday celebration just out of high school and you .'
with an assignment to work with t. I in service for the major. would think hadn't had any opportunity -

Betty Grable? You'd like that* ity of our happy little group at much for working, so
NATTC, but for a few of us this far; but the lad who hasn't done
News Reel
So, too, would your was the second time around any kind of work for pay is hardto
reporter But, to Dave Owen, i almost. Yep, several of us havea find.

PhoM2c, of N A TTC's Duplicating Si I'' little sea-dust sprinkled on our Most of it was summer, or after-

Shop, making glamour shots of shoulders along with the dandruff i I I Lt. K. E. WINon, War Bond school, work. Sometimes you can
Goddard and Landis, even The talented musician who Is Our time in service from
Grable, ranges Officer has announced that bond tell from what part of the coun-
; suits Is just so much putting over the community Ens Florence Lowery's 13 monthsto I
bathing I sales at NATTC reached a new try they come (and every state
ees cake. sings at the auditorium it Charles Lt.jg) Barbara Bishop's over- I high in the month of July is represented) by the type work
McCarthy, Mu2c. of the XATTC whelming 21 months. Avast there,
During three years at Warner ------ they have done. Howard L. Marks,
Brothers Just prior to his entry Band lie In an expert, at the ye lubbers!! I for instance, was a page in the
into the Navy, it was Dave's job organ and piano and has been I Seriously though, in peacetime I July Best Bond New York Stock Exchange-and
the for 15 .
to give the pictures -, caressing keys jean : the passage of a year or even two lists! his home Woodhaven.n. N. Y.
-- ---- -- ------
the neces- : I years doesn't make too much of William R. McIver, Jr., was a
sary build up by Community Sing I an indentation in our life's path; Month At CenterNATTC lookout for the U. S. Forestry"
providing glamous but in wartime, one year can I Service and hails from Boring,
stills to be Gain change or seriously affect its en- had its best bond monthin Ore.-out where the tall trees grow.
used in front of Programs II tire course. For instance, a year July. Then there's Eugene R. Carlomag-

theatres, and by ago, how many of you had the Complete returns covering July no a former aircraft mechanicwho
the press. He Wide PopularityA ; vague idea that you'd be sittingin which include the period of the has 250 hours of dual flyingto
', oJ also shot a lot I Jacksonville today, reading this Navy's Independence Day drive, his credit and more than a
; of stills while : new feature is literary gem? Not one in a thousand reveals that the Training Centeras dozen of solo whose home is San
M the sound cam- popularity with NAT 1C I It is the same thing with us. a unit invested 124483.04 in Francisco.

eras were work- -the 15-mmute personne'I I Where we were, and what we War Bonds. Of thin figure, pay allotments There was one who frankly
laH' Owen tog to get action I Ing programs held two were doing and what we thoughtwe amount to 7075054. and stumped us. He had been a "pearl
shots but mostly he did the I nights weekly as a would be doing today is slightly cash purchases, $53,687.50. All but I cutter" and a "beetle inspector."
carefully posed studio stuff designed movies shown at the auditorium. different from the situation a
I $15,000 of this amount was placed ; "'e confessed some ignorance about
to make the gals look as The man who makes the I year ago. in "E" bonds. These figures were those occupations until Thomas R.
sexy as the Hayes office will per grams tick is Charles A. Mccar-I Take a look: released by Lt. K. E. Wilson, War Davis of Federalsburg, Md, came
mit. That Mates, is nice work if thy a master of the console Ensign Oliver Joos-working for Bond Officer at NATTC. I through with an explanation-then
you can get it. organ and piano playing has the summer rigging 'chutes This total far exceeds that of I it's simple as can be. A pearl
Dave's, special favorite is Bette achieved considerable prominence'' taught in Wisconsin decidedat any previous month and also indi- cutter cuts pearl-mother of pearlfor
Davis. He says "She's a peachto for him up Boston way. I a teachers' convention she wouldbe cates full support of the Treasury's I buttons and such from the
work with. The photographersare I McCarthy Mus2c a member of of more use in the WAVES. effort to further investment in I shells which formerly were shippedhere
so sold on her that they manage the NATTC Band, plays all types I Ensign Margaret La\1\80n-Ra- "E" bonds. : from Japan and Australia;
to make her look teRrific, even I: of music, and he is anxious to i dioman 3c, Norman Okla. Re- These figures also show the results -i and a beetle inspector inspects
if it means climbing ladders and : play what you fellows want to stricted material in communications that can be obtained through beetles-trapped ones in cages!! r
going to all sorts of extra trouble. hear. A request slip will be found office. I supporting the Navy's payroll and' caught when the State of .Maryland -
She appreciates it, too." on this page on which you can list I Ensign Mabel Rainey-already : allotment plans. The teal benefits was having a drive against
would like had filled out her application pa- from these plans are derived by beetles and
We asked Owen which star gave the songs you to hear ; I Japanese was offeringa
him the most trouble. His answer and if possible he will play all of I pers.Ensign the marines, sailors, coast guardsmen I bounty for them. Davis checked
indicated that there was no doubtin them. The slip should be placed in I Florence Lowery.- in and civilian workers who ev- the cages and counted the beetles
his' mind on this score. "Whatyou've the request box at the auditorium. I storekeepers school at Bloomington ery day make their future more secure Harold M1. Prowser was a "pro
atI I Ind held 3c rate. by laying a portion of fessional which could
read about Lupe Velez'temper McCarthy has spent 15: years away I Jockey,
Ensign Pauline Mesaroes vacationing their salaries. make him from most
is all understatement. the He anywhereand
literally speaking. I
at Atlantic City There will be no organized campaign does-the Republic of Honduras -
Because of Warner Brothers'Irolicy obtained his musical education at
arguing with the ration board for for cash sales until the
: where his father is a division
of borrowing the top name the New England Conservatory of I
I enough gasoline coupons didn'tconsider
Harbor drive 1-7 De-
Pearl Day for the United Fruit Com-
Mars from other studios for its' Music, and later studied under two the WAVES until manager
pictured. Owen has worked with well known teacher Everette joining I cember. pany. He "guessed he was" a pro-
of this
January year. fessional he for he
most of the actors and Tiuette and George Cohen. I jockey, said
big name Isabelle to the out
Ensign Carrierrunningher fully expected: fight war
kept the money he made and raced
net tenses. Only the starlets and He has played at the Wollaston I father's farm singlehanded there. I against professionals of Jamaica
newcomers give the cameramen Theater in Quincy :Mass., over O'Conner Homeeconomist
fiancee and brother in the service I Ensign Mary and CUba. He spent most of his
any trouble. The experienced stars Boston radio stations, and was the I had already decided to join. busily working trying to life in Honduras but has been in
know how they photograph best. leader of the City of Boston Recre- Ensign Carlotta SturgeondoIng show! brand-new brides why they Louisiana the past few I
and its' just routine. "Dietrich, for ation Orchestra. Later he was piano Social Service work for the I shouldn't mix cement into their years.
example, just comes into the studio and organ teacher at the Quincy -I Red Cross had already been biscuit batter in Greensburg. Pa.I Bill G. Moomey of York. Neb.,
crosses her legs and displays Conservatory of Music with accepted for the WAVES. was considering the WAVES. is another who had his civilian
w much of them as possible and in Boston. studios I Ensign Suzanne Bezirium I. Ensign Mary Anne AllenWorking career temporarily arrested. Moomey -
we click the camera. Its just like McCarthy now Is organizing a working in office at Willow Run for the Hughes Aircraft Co. has an art scholarship to Yale
making pictures of Boots for ID. glee dub composed of Radio School'I during vacation was considering I during vacation coming East University and just hopes it lasts
cards" Like hell it is. i 'til the war is over He won two
students joining the WACS. for this summer was farthest from
Owen met his pretty wife. VIv- _':!.__ I Ensign Miriam S"hll1er-Radio- her mind. first places in contests conductedin
ian, who is a secretary at Ship's Around The Lake I' man 3c at Memphis Tenn. MeSpecialist (IT) 3c basking in mid-western states by Scholastic -
Service while working with Bob teaching communication procedurein the cool breezes off Lake Erie at magazine, and his work has _
Hope when he made "You've Got Here is a tricky little teaser and I the Ground School. NAS. Grosse lie. Mich. working hung in the Library of Congress" ;
if you don't watch out, It will trip and the Fine Arts Gallery in Phil
Me: Covered. Vivian was a secretary I Ensign Marjorie Young Research in an air-conditioned Link ,
Publicity you. Now the story goes that there adelphia.
in Sam Goldwyn's in nutrition at the Univer- Trainer room.
Department. Incidentally, the plc- was once a man who lived on the sity of Chicago thought she So you can pee that the "Best I Then there are the two "boots"
used of Owen is one edge of a lake If he left his house I and who have worked as embalmeis"
tuie we've would still be there combina- laid plans of mice men etc.
that Vivian made. Looks like he's and walked around the lake clockwise tion of several things induced her etc" II( don't know the rest of it). helper Alfred M. Fedje was taking -
trained her pretty well. it always took him exactlyan to join the Navy. However if you overhear us be- his apprenticeship at his homein
hour and twenty minutes. If. Ensign Margaret Mounsey I moaning our fate pay no attentionfor Astoiia. Ore. while Kenneth L.
Hobbies Become l-'Ir"tll-It was however he left his house and Specialist) 3c instructing Link not one of us would exchangeour Sloan was learning the same tradeat
natural enough: that A. B. Elliott walked around the lake counter- Trainer at Atlanta hoped she'dbe I time in the Navy for any five I Madisonville 'fenn. /
ChS, of the Visual Aids Section of clockwise, it took him only eighty | in California by this time years" in normal times. I Not to be outdone by this possibly -
the Technical Training Division minutes. Can you explain how that : oh well what's :3.500 miles. I -fc j----- gruesome but very essential

should turn to the Navy when the happened. Ensign Grace Winterringer-Radioman -, Gal : "00 you prefer romantic type of work, Coleman R. Lyons
call to the colors s;" '. There is nothing to explain One 3c at University of Miami. sajlors! to the other kind" earned summer money as a gardener

was sounded ", hour and twenty minutes and Ohio another radio school was I Secono Gal : "What other kind?" in a cemetery at Troy, N. Y.
eighty minutes are the same.
New he's _' Si_ the least of her worries.
putting into pro- !. Ensign Dorethea Peterson-
ductive practice A newly arrived paratrooperasked teaching instrument theory and Bugle Boys
his sergeant "Now what if operation at the AAF Flying Fort-
for the Navy an :
i avocation of) civilian I'm up there and the chute doesn't ress School Amarillo. Texas.
life. The open?" Ensign Eileen Samms super-
thief long was \.A. 'That,'' snapped the sergeant visor of a Civil Service weather

I interested in art "would be called jumping to a project in Pittsburgh, Pa. S
, and things me- \ x conclusion." thought that she would be keeping-
chanical. When"' --- house by this time ah me, c'estla ;

the need came Chief Elliott Eddie Rickenbacker expects his guerre,'N'est pas? ( French). .
along for some visualization and former record of 26 planes shot Lt.1 jg) Barbara Bishop-Phys, ;.
practical production of aids to instruction down to be trebled before this war Ed. instructor at NT.S. Hunter .
in the various schools Is over. College Bronx New York I i W

here, Chief Elliott knew there was -- I : ,. J

something "right down his alley." J ) : ;' .

There's scarcely a classroom in I ,..f '>" .
the Center which doesn't have one SONG REQUEST BLANKI I., :,'. + :'1 ::...
or another of the products of the f'fII -, .,' ., .
Visual Aids Section to help carry would like to hear the followingselections playedat ; I'\ *0\ ,,!'' j
out the teaching program. Nothingbut .. I
at the auditorium : : + ... t
the Navy would have suited the community singing programs ..:
the chief. He and a brother whois .. '1
....... ,, '
now an AAF pilot in the South > *'.- r 11'

Pacific always had a yen for the 1....................._-....-.........-....... .> Ii'i I k
sea. In fact, for several months as :
civilians in Jacksonville, they 2.-.........-............-..--......--.........-- I. : 1. 1
lived aboard a sloop which they C
owned and had docked near the '

downtown section. And that, 3..................................................... .........................._.__.....-.........-
mates, was quite a life while it
lasted. (Drop request In box at auditorium),

Pictured above are NATTCs recently" completed compliment of

Gob: Do you shrink from kissing Signed...........-...-_.--N................... name............. rate ......... division Buglers. All four are attached to Ship's Company Reading from left ..
? to right they are: II. K. Rogers Bug lc; D. E. Price, Bug. 2c; W. C '
WAVEDo I look like skin and- BGM B If. Jr. 2e.
Olson/ 34.and Bearden Bug.


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Pcge Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 10 August, 1944

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i M. A. D. | Gunnery Loses Gridiron Speedster CHAMPS BATTLE

. i Ramblings Ace Hurler But PARRIS ISLAND

, } EagD momm faamnnatlmmmamo 0 Wins 10th GameEven F MARINES THEREThe

i By Bill Wilson ts ,

- I Tired eyed radio students shall rain can't stop that high- NATTC national service

always remember Sgt Leo Quincy powered Gunnery Softball team. I 55J boxing champions face a rugged

Papile, the cat-like judo Instructor While games in three of the five } task tonight-that of attemptingto
who chased these so called an- NATTC leagues were postponedlast make it two straight over the
gels with dirty faces around the week because of Inclement veteran Parris Island Marines in

judo field from 0230 one morning weather, the Officers' and Ship's their own bailiwick.The .

. till the sun was peeking over the Company American loops got In champs, who were ached.
I, roofs of the green Marine barracks their full quota of contests, with uled to leave last night for the

Seems as though some of Gunnery coming out on top as us- South Carolina base, will run Intoa
the students got out of line one ikt strengthened and determined Ma-

cold December morning and were ual.At that Gunnery had its closest rine team, and In the words of
t' wise cracking till the wee hours: I call of the season. The improving Lt Roy Womack, boxing director

forcing the master at arms to call Ordnance ten put up a terrific battle ai1iL + "It will be a tough, evenStephenmatch.
Papile, who ran these witty students ', ."
before bowing to the league 1 R ,
till tired +
to sleep. they grew enough leaders by an 11 to 10 count Gun- r V The Navy glovers whipped Par-

. nery blasted over nine runs in the ris Island here on 14 July, 4 boutsto
Leo's home is Quincy, Mass., second Inning, tallied the deciding 2, to take the service cham
just a stones throw out of Boston, marker In the seventh, and halted pionship. It was the locals' fourth

where the lanky judo instructor a last inning Ordnance rally at consecutive triumph since the te"was
spent his childhood beating up on three short of tie.
runs one a this yeaf
reorganized early .
the kids in the neighborhood and /
tieing tin cans on dogs' tails It was a wild, free-hitting battle A victory over the Marines"quell

He also starred in football and basketball I with plenty of walks, and the any lingering doubts as to
at Quincy High School. His close call falls to show in Gun- the NATTC team's championship

mother and dad named him Quincy nery's record, which now reads 10 i abilities, while a defeat would give
after their fair city. victories, no defeats. Hackbarth the Navy fighters an even split In
made his first start for Gunnery, the series.
Leo the
Is a six footer, tipping
The Marine team will be
scales at 185: with the type of body taking over the performed
that you would see in a bodybeautiful by ace hurler Billy Kinkopf, who strengthened by the addition of
magazine. The Papile familyhas las been detached. Boone was the Art Levine, former high rankingpro
losing tosser.In middleweight who did not
fifteen children with five boys
the battle for second make the trip down here. Anotherpro
in the service, representing every place,
branch. I, the hard-hitting Brigade ten Vern Pelletier, 137, also may

.. ., whipped Tech. Training, 10 to 6. Lt. Bill Leckonby, USNK, was one of the top backs in pro football go Sailor for Parris Island. For NATTC
.. Buddy Thomas, a clever
Crow was the winning moundsman before he entered the Navy Here he wears- the grid attire of the
.. boxer, may make his first start.
as Brigade slugged over three Brooklyn Dodgers. lie played tailback for the Dodgers for throe
The matchmaking will be ar-
w runs In the fifth and five more in seasons, during which he gained the reputation of being one of the ranged today by Lt. Womack and
the sixth.
fastest in the
runners game.
Parris Island officials. A tentative -
In the other Officers' encounter,
lineup, with NATTC fighters
the Administration ten, still a potent
listed first, follows:
outfit despite its poor record, Leckonby Was Native Gets Rid Of Charlie Dedmon, 132, vs. Russ
lashed. into the last place Bombsight -

f' It? team for a 16 to 4 win. Tailback Star Of Japs The Hard WayLOS Sawyer Eddie, Barnett 136. 135: vs. Frankie
led the 22-hit
Shortstop Simpson
ANGELES.-one Solomon Carto, 132.
assault with four solid smashes.
Brooklyn ElevenOne Island native chief, says Al Highers, 138, vs. Pelletier or
Five other Administration players Navy Comdr. MjronV.. Gray- Tony Verno, 145.

each pounded three bingles. Wom- of the fastest backs In pro bill, is positive the Japanese Billy Ramoth, 148, vs. Billy Jordan -
ach was the winning pitcher, although -
I force that his
football-that's Bill Leckonby of occupied domain 145.Howie.
z : he was Injured by a line the Brooklyn Dodgers grid team. had a woman with them. Brodt, 154, vs. Art Levine -
drive in the fourth and was relieved Graybill, a veteran of the Pacific
But Bill doesn't live there any- 163.Alabama. "
by Karow. more. He now is Lt. William B. said he asked the chief Dubose, 171, vs. Al

... ",,... '( Three exciting tilts were stagedin Leckonby, USNR, Boot Camp Ath- how he could be so sure and Thornton, 163, or Eddie Seymour
--i.il- American loop, with TTA-1 letic Officer recently transferredto Has told: 164.
maintaining its two-game lead by A. and R.Leckonby "I ate her." '=
nosing out TTHM), 4 to 3. Pitcher -
The judo instructor's first association Bachetti racked up another win is a speed demon of Recruit Was Born
at the base was as an AEM as his teammates shoved over a the very first water: a 185-pound: Ensign At Center Was

metalsmith student. Upon grad- run in the sixth to tie the score triple-threat tailback who came up With Famous Squadron In Belgian Congo
uating he got into the bodybuilding unheralded from a small college to '
and then tallied the winning counter .
If tired of rains that fall
end of the Marine corps, teach- make his mark in the toughest of Continued From Page Ten you're )",
in the seventh.
ing the students the art of knife all football leagues.In down 45 Japanese planes, bring with frequency in this section, it
The other two American League might be well to commune for a
and club fighting. His cat-like ac- 1939, Leckonby reported to ing their total score to 148.
were overtime affairs. The while with James F. Anderson, whois
for this their
tions are highly adapted Among other notable actions -
Brooklyn on a tryout basis, com-
winners were TTR and TTHD), In boot camp at NATTC.
His that in
type of work. theory is were the great carrier raid
from St. Lawrence U. where
in who are tied for second place. It Ing Palau Anderson likes the rains-"that
order to come out on top jungle on in March and GeneralMcArthur's
TTR 11 take the he had gained a reputation as a one that came with high winds
warfare, one must be alert, like took Innings to Hollandia landingsIn
the animals who have lived in the measure of TTQ, 4 to 3, while high scorer. He was a substitute April." about four weeks ago was just
that but in 1940, he openedup home" for to him
jungles for TTHD) defeated TTS, in an eight- year like home is
years. with full head of steam. The Ensign Futty has been assignedto
8 7. a the Belgian Congo in deep Africa
Inning struggle, to
Papile intends to spend another gi famed Ace Parker was the reg- the Advanced Ordnance School where he was born and spent mostof
hitch in the corps, so he can see f :t ular tailback for the Dodgers, but here as Assistant Operations Of- his life.

the world. He says he is too youngto STANDINGSResults Parker broke his leg in a base- ficer. His father is a missionary en-

settle down at present and he ( to 7 August) ball game just before the 1910 gj!. gineer of the Southern Presby
wants to get some of the travelingout Officers' League football season got underway. terian Church and there were two
of his blood before he rack Stick TogetherEdward
goes Team W. L.
white families, Including his own
Leckonby stepped in and capably -
to civilian life. Then he intends to Gunnery 10 0
Jrlgade 7 3 filled the key spot, beating out Kolibas" and John M. in the settlement where he lived
go to the University of Ohio and
play football, basketball and study Ordnance lning 6 4 several other candidates. From the Kolibas, Jr., both of Cataret, N. J., The mission school which he at-
4 6 are a couple of cousins tended is maintained by the Church
Co getting
tailback slot, he did most the
for athletic
a career as an coach. Administration 3 8
He Is quite anxious for football Bombsight 1 10 running, passing and punting. Lat- their boot training for aerial gun- and draws boarding pupils from
families scattered hun-
season to start; fact is he can er In the season, Bill shared the nery at NATTC who think the the white
American League is much all dreds of miles away from it,
Navy pretty right.
hardly wait till they kick the mothballs position with Parker, after the
Team W. L. Their has He's had a taste of big game
principal hope beento
latter recovered from his
out of the football suits so TTA-1 9 3 injury. wanton
he the feel of the turf ITR 7 5 keep together while in the hunting, although killing
can get under -
Jock Sutherland of
rTHD) 7 5 Pittsburgh Navy, and so far it's worked that of much of the game there now is
his feet. Papile was a cagy end rTHM) 6 6 fame, who has Leckonby's whole- way. While going through induc- banned by law. The biggest thing
last year for the Air Raiders. rro 5 6 hearted admiration, was the Dodger killed in his
ITS 1 10 tion In New York City they stuck ever presence was an
':!i. coach, and the following year, together like the proverbial! geld elephant. They're on the bannedlist

Seaman: "We're eight miles out National League 1911, he instituted his favorite two- dust twins and everywhere along too, but now and then they
now. When do we start to roll?" Team W. L. team system. Bill again shared the line asked that they not be come too close, Anderson says, and
Old Salt: "As soon as somebody TTM TTF 7 6 3 4 tailback: duties with Parker, tak- separated.The play havoc with garden and farm
shows up with the dice. BkJ 63 6 4 ing over in the second and fourth two have Just turned 18, crops. Then the shooting is legitimate -
TTT 4 6 quarters, after Parker's unit playedthe there being only three days be- .
Grin Bk64 3 4 1 6 first and third. tween their birthdays In July. John Anderson plans eventually to return -
: Leckonby's specialty Is punt first saw the light of day in to the Congo and wants to
AElcm I returns, and his dazzling speed Czechoslovakia of which his mother go back as a mechanical en-

Bu Team 68 W.1 L.0 makes him a touchdown threat is a native, but Edward, whose gineer.

Bkks a (19) 5 s every time he clutches the pigskin.He mother also is a native of that
r is an excellent passer, excelling country, was born in Cataret, N J. Send the lax Air News home! .. .
Bleu 75: (21) :Z 4Bks at long heaves. While with the Jf

70 (20) 1 4 Dodgers, he completed 25 of 64 One TivOy Three BUTnp"

j' > Bkkss 74 0 1 tosses for 310 yards; averaged 3.8 .
yards running with 203 yards in .' 'O.
ARM League 53 carries; and had a punting markof I r

\ Bb Team 3 8. 3 over 38 yards per boot.

Bits 51 :5 2Bka Leckonby's grid ability improved
: 7B'ks5 greatly while he was with the 11 11Y j
::5 ::5
Bits 52 Dodgers, and he attributes much of i
Bla : his success to Coach Sutherland.

Bu Bits 4 s 8 "The results he got from his con. I

ditioning program were almost I
miraculous. He's. tops," Leckonby .
IN Rear Admiral C. E. Rosendahl, asserted.
the Navy's stanchest supporter of
lIghter-than-air craft, points out After the war, Leckonby plansto
that 10,000,000 cubic feet airships, go back to pro ball and then
.. filled with helium, can carry 10 Into the coaching game.
". times the load of any existing airplane -
.- > at about half the speed of Essay On The Mule

Bill Muslck, CSpA), gives out the airplane to the limit of its nonstop "fhe mule," writes a schoolboy. < y ,4s
with an engaging smile when range. In a recent article in "is a hardier bird than the gooseor

the subject of speedball Is men Jollier's, the Admiral pointed out turkey, and different. He wears
tioned. lie is In charge of speed- the safety factors of helium, of his wings on the side of his head.
s ball at NATTC and Is convinced which the U. S. has an unlimited He has two legs to walk with, two

that the game Is tops In getting supply, as well as a monopoly. The more to kick with, and is awful -.. ))
Navy students In the best physi- airship emerges from the Ad- backward about going forward" ., ."J

cal trim. An all around athlete, miral's discussion as a vehicle

Muslck was a grid star at Southwestern which deserves careful consideration Chief: "Do you-"ant me to open Most anything goes In a speedball game, a comparatively new ;i ; ;

College at Winfieldst in any rounded post-war pro- my mouth any wider?" sport that Is one of the best conditioners In the Navy's physical training ," j

Kan., and was a high school gram of air transoort.W5i Navy Dentist: "No, I've decidedto program. The game is a combination of soccer, basketball and ,.'JIII .
coach for four years before entering (MMM W pull your tooth while standing football The "shirts" and "bares" shown above represent two sec :'

the Navy. Zip T..r LI.t-S.r. A Shift outside." tions In M-l,


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