Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 17, 1944
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 2, No. 22 17 August, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



L A Eligible Men Will Hove Chance To Cost Bullets I

Promoted, Detached Application Post CardsTo

ta, Be Distributed HereAfter.

Service Personnel Get Cards It Will Be \

Up To Them Whether They Wish To Mail 'Em In

Plans for insuring the opportunity of voting in the coming

(S,8 national elections to the officers and men of the Jacksonville

Naval Air Station moved into high gear during the past weekas

finishing touches to the comprehensive over-all programwere

added at meetings of the station's assistant voting' of-
a toS fivers on Monday and Tuesday.
Confidence- Has expressed by
Brief GlanceAt Lt. Comdr. J. A. Shook, station

.... voting officer, that every man
c and woman in the Navy and Ma-
', War On rine Corps here would be fully

"i. :\.. _.4: .. / Instructed In the proper execution .

'\ .to ".. '. All FrontsBiggest of their democratic right
,.\ ., '.,? y: and privilege of casting a secret
.. I .
..., .
; '
I ballot for the candidate of his
: new of a big week In choice.

,...,,",, ,...., ........ '.. ,'., k'"fd'r r f .., ., \: 'i::" f "' the European war zone was the Invasion "In order to make doubly certain
of southern France, started
that an application post card for a
;.. .>t ;'z;' : J Tuesday by a force reportedly state absentee ballot is placed in
,.; : :: ;,;: ,',.' ; largely composed of American the hands of every eligible person
T'i \<,1,4 i ":.Y, ',- 'f :,>J.j troops. Thousands of Allied troops aboard the station, the cards will
." ..' { .. J. :.>M'.. swarmed into the south coast be- be distributed at muster on August
tween Marseille and Nice. Islandsoff 18 and 19 instead of on the 19th

>I .J the coast were seized, and latest only as previously announced,"
.., '; .. .' accounts indicated unqualifiedsuccess Comdr. Shook stated. The distribu
in this opening of a fourth tion, he said would be under the

front against the Nazis. direct supervision of the assistant

.,. );:.::- voting officers of each division and
i Allied armies continued to draw
department of the station's myria.dactivities
: '
\ the
: noose tighter around Germans .
; .'
", in the Falalse in
." entrapped pocket Age is the only eligibility requirement -
:< France. Lieut. Gen. George S. Pat- for receipt of one of the

Captain Robert R. Johnson, right, Executive Officer at this Station for more than a year, has been ton, Jr., was revealed to be in application post cards, it was re-
promoted from the rank of Commander and detached for duty elsewhel'e' Commander John Raby, left, charge of the Third Army that vealed. Any person in the armed
Superintendent of Aviation: Training, Is acting Executive Officer.It's engineered the fast moving pushup forces who attains his 21st birth-
--- from Le Mans to threaten
day on or before November 7, 1914
thousands of Nazi soldiers. and any resident of the state of
1 Robert Johnson Now
Captain' Georgia who attains his 18th birth
Halmahera Island, only 300 miles day on or before that date, Is eligi-
south of the Philippines, was the ble.
I Exec Detached For Duty Elsewhere Flame target of Mitchell medium bombers Captain \V. W. Smith, Com-

Throwing both Monday and Tuesday. mandant of the station, is per-
Comdr. John Raby Acts In CapacityCaptain Halmahera has been termed the sonally interested in seeing that
Tanks Arsenic last island obstacle in the invasion the maximum assistance is giv-

Robert R. Johnson, USN, since June 30, 1943, route that leads to Mindanao. en to the personnel aboard this

Executive Officer at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, has station in the exercise of their
Three Jap freighters were sunkin in
been from the rank of Commander and detachedfor For Japanese voting privilege compliance
promoted a bombing raid on Formosa, with the expressed wishes of
duty elsewhere, it was announced Tuesday. CommanderJohn according to an announcementfrom Secretary of the Navy James

Raby, USN, Superintendent of Aviation Training, is Saipan Marianas Islands-De- Gen Joseph W. Stilwell's Forrestal, It was understood.
serving in the role of Acting Executive layed)-Marines on Saipan com- headquarters. Captain Smith has taken an active -
Officer.A bined two old weapons to producea role in the formulation .(
of the Naval Acad- Old Salt spectacular new one with devas- Fighting on the Italian front all plans to cope with the problem \
graduate tating effect. It is the flame throw- was comparatively quiet. It was of providing every eligible
emy in the class of 1926, Captain SaysI ing tank. Under the type of fighting announced that German shellingof person aboard the opportunity of
Johnson is a veteran of warfare in which took here with Florence had ballot
place almost ceased and casting a Comdr. Shook
the Pacific. Born in Detroit Mich., never yet met a feller worth the Japanese soldiers well entrenched despite interference by snipers, declared.
he still considers that city his salt who didn't like to gripe I in mountain caves and food, water and medical supplieswere Clarification of Station Memo
He married the former Miss
home. once In a while. Seems to sorta cliffside dugouts, it was a Godsendto moving into the city to aid randum No. 47-44 concerning the
of Mill Calif.,
Helen Roux
and before going to Valley the, Naval do you good, long as it aln't carried our infantry. the civilian population. appointment of assistant voting officers -
attended Northwestern too far. Marine light tanks equipped for was made yesterday by
Academy School. Take me, for Instance. If the the purpose preceded infantry ad- The Senate last Tuesday con- Comdr. Shook. "The only cases
High chow don't suit, or the liberty' vances against fortified positionswith firmed Lieut Gen. George S. Pat where an additional officer need
Holder of the Distinguished Flying poor plckins', you'll hear from much less risk than troop ton's promotion to the permanentrank be designated are In those Instances
Cross for heroic action in the of Major General. where certain individualsare
me even 11 you bunk in the next borne flame throwers.One
Battle of Midway, Captain Johnson barracks. tank was credited with kill- Lieut. Gen. Courtney H. Hodges not included in a division," he
was always insistent that It has succeeded Lieut Gen. Omar said. "It
was intended that the
Guess I oughta stop and ing 75 Japanese soldiers in a cave.
who deserved the
was "my boys" N Bradley as Commander of the additional officer named would be
think well the cooks had virtual
maybe : Many such dugouts were
scored in this
credit fosuccesses American First in France. able to take of
Army care those .
a hard night or maybe I wasn'tlookin' arsenals and practically unap- I persons.In
marked the turn of I
battle which
for the right kind of entertainment proachable by the infantry.The .. Gen. Bradley has been placed in activities where the entire com-
the tide in the Pacific. ashore anyway.I tanks also were widely usedin command of all American forcesin plement is under the cognizance
Captain Johnson and his squadron advances France. Major Gen. Edward H. of some division, it is not necessary
through sugar cane
were aboard the famous air always figgered that the Brooks has been identified as com- to nominate an additional assist;
frequently -
fields, where Japanese snipers
craft cat Her Hornet during the man who don't ever complain hid. One burst of a tank mander of the U. S. Second Ar- ant voting officer," he added.
about nothln', sits and lets
He also just mored Division and Gen. Anyone additional
Midway engagement. was Major seeking information -
It stew Inside of him flame thrower bums a large section -
aboard that flat-top when the might Wade H. Haislip as head of the on the procedure to
of field. Abandoned housesin
B-25 raid blow up one day at the wrong a U. S. Fifteenth be followed in
famous on Tokyo was time. which the Japanese frequently Corps now fighting casting a ballot
Continued on rage Seven concealed machine were in France. this!! ;year may contact Comdr.
guns --. Shook at Room 207 In Bldg. 951.
burned while our infantry remained "
a comparatively safe dIs- ITALY (CNSJ)). -The 15th Air Should you fall to receive a post
Thousands Of Sailors Are tance behind. Even wells which Force Service Command operatesa card on the distribution dates

could have harbored a sniper or hotel here for GIs lucky enoughto mentioned above, they may be '\
two were given a brief singeingfor get three-day passes. The name obtained from Voting Headquar-, ,
Present On Opening NightOf good measure. of the joint-The Sad Hack Hotel. Continued on Page Seven

Against this weapon the Japanese

Outdoor Theatre HereThe were. Cannon able to bearing offer little tanks resistance APPLICATION FOR BALLOT I

Open Air Theatre at the :Main Station was frequently covered the flame- Srttttttr of State or other appropriate official within the State of .. .. .. ....
new throwing tanks when advancing I am In the armed forces ( ); In the merchant marine ( ) ; or In the AmerIcan
launched with a big splash last Thursday night before a against fortifications to knock out Red Crews ( ). the Society of Friends ( ), the Women's Auxiliary Serv-
ice Pilots ( ), or the United service Organizations ( ), and attached to and I J
anti-tank Their destructive
Navy crowd of 4,000 persons who filled the grandstands at I guns. with the armed forces.
:Mason Field and overflowed all the grounds within sightof power was immediate and intense.In I serving hereby request an absentee ballot to vote in the coming .. .... .. .. election. !
the slow hill to hill cave to cave (Primary, general or special) {
the screen. (1) I am a citizen of the United States. I
movie shown outdoors fighting which characterized so (2) The date of my birth was. .. .. ... .. .. . .. .. ... .. .. .. ... ....
The first much of the battle .f>n Saipan, the (3) .;years preceding this election my home residence has .
was "Wing and a Prayer," a pic- I Malnslde Auditorium Is the scene flame throwing tank was one of For.I..tie.St.t. of. .. . .. .. .... )!
ture of Naval aviation heroism. of a Ship's Dance. The Jumpin'Jax the most formidable the (4) For..yeara preceding tills election m9'hom.city e residence has been in the .
.. .. .
town, In the county of
Movies will be presented each furnish the music for the Japs encountered. at (street and or village number.tii any' : 'or'rural= 'route). :::::::::::::::.: ;
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednes- dances.It (5) My voting district to the best of my knowledge is.. ..... .......... ......,, ,
day and Thursday nights at the (6) My choice of party PRIMARY ballot ... .. .. .... .. .. .. ....... ,
was announced that after the Yeoman Is First; To (IsFill In only In case of primary ballot)
Open.Air Theatre. the wire Please send the ballot to me at the following address:....... .. .. .. .... ........
On Friday evenings the schedule baseball season ends ,.................. J
Mason Field center will screen in front of V? grandstandat Receive His Degree ::::'i::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: \
Mithe) a Smoker one week and Mason Field will be removed in Laurence William Soule, Ylc, {PRINT your name and serial number plainly above!
..,.. ......
the next. Tomorrow nighta order to afford film fans a better USNR, is the first person in the *I t1Ni2I1 F your signature'above') .

Victory Smoker will be staged view of the pictures. The wire Naval service to receive a college Subscribed$ and sworn to before me thia..day of. ..... ..... .. ......, 19..... i
will be retained until 26 degree by completing his studies
and the following Friday there screen I
to through correspondence courses arranged ('dornrniisioned'officer.i : lioncommiVsioned'i not be'low the '.f'
will be an outdoor movie. August as a safety measure .
rank of sergeant or petty officer or other person authorized "
Every Saturday, when the movie protect fans from being struck by I I by the Navy's educational to administer and attest this oath writes here his name eel I
program takes a night off, the foul balls services facilities. rank or title.) ;

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 17 August, 1944


Even In South Pacific Initiation Group Of SMCL, Jacksonville Unitrr

,- .,"' >.,
Combat Zone' Cupid Has '....), .

Time To Get In BlowsAction

in Pacific combat zones does not forestall the darts

of Dan Cupid. Ensign Walter B. Lane, now attached to Municipal -J a e
Airport No. 1, can testify to that for it was on the + *$ 4[

hospital ship Solus that he met Miss Janis Harbach of Gettysburg )

Pa., who later became his wife. Mrs. Lane was a ,
the Solua, -- -- --- I II
Navy nurse on being anpeiating

<' room supervisor. I ,''t" r 3 w < F
After serving seven years as a RADIO'S w t 1 1 LL. rw
photographer with the nationally 8
known magazine "Life," Ens. Lane BEST )
came into the Navy in 1941 as a r.4

Chlff Specialist to do photographic BETSJane
Hoiies: of life in the Fleet, and as
a member: of the photographic pool.In I
addition to seeing service I 1 t tl
In the Pacific he was also in Ice- Wyman of the films visits

land.For Johnny Mercer's "Music Sn p" to- '

a time he was attached to a night. (WJAX 1900)) Sonny
Squadron near Tahiti and then, up- Tufts of ttffe lanky legs and infectious :
cn being instructed to join the smile, keeps things movin .
Comander-in-chief South Pacific along at the "Kraft Music Hall"while
staff, in his own words, "wan- Bing Crosby entertains the

tried around on a Dutch Freighter G. I.'s overseas. (WJAX tonight (
hunting ComSoPac." He wound up 2100)). 1 r .I
in New Zealand, and layer joined
Friday's I1igh Spots. "Freedom \ c 1;
Admiral Halsey's staff, where hemet
Lt. Comdr. Justin A. Shook of Opportunity" dramatizes the
life of George Gershwin outstanding j :
who is now attached to this Sta- : a
American composer i WPDQ -
2030)) Gary Moore and Jimmy
In the ]Mid-July; l;:,..u.i "Our i Durante offer zany antics.
Navy," on page IS, at the bot- j I ). A unit of the Service Men' C'hrUtlan league has been organized on thiN Station according; to an announcement -

torn thereof may be found two Saturday Specials. "Navy Bulletin by Lt. (tjgi) John II. Harper Ch('. I'SN'IJ, and charter member of the group are shownabote.
I picture which En*. Lane to
during hU tour of duty In thf'I I his Casa Loma orchestra! with outstanding Each Sunday evening find the vesper| nenlre In the Protestant Chapel) conduct by the 8MCL
Pacific. A native IN depicted i Navy personalities. which wan organized here the latter part of .Jul)'. .

giving four members of a lonely I ( WPDQ1700)) "Navy Wings" The SMCL, said Chaplain Harper "I* a great "clrld-nIle program uniting the service man and woman -
outpost the "low down" on -awing music with Chief Ralph with the home church It I* barked by 00 per rent of I'rotektantUui. Already, from :Midway to Iran,
making a spear-head for fishIng Monti and the NATTCen Air I over 1,200 active unit with over a million member' are meeting for devotional services, songfests, and
and revealing to them "some' ers ( WJAX 200) Ir-jour-own view discussions of problem vital to out h."
of his experiences with ca<-tu*. i I ( Duke of Paducah) Ford will report Chaplain llnrper In In charge of the Jacksonville. unit, assisted by the KkwiitUe Commit compote

-While---Admiral--- Halsey's -staff-- on the high cost of living on Martha! E. Foy, SP ('r). president; Roy Gleason, "S2.., *-pr""ltl..nl; Floy Cooke, SI' ((1), *<-*rrturtrea )'-
on the "Grand Old Opry." (WJAX- .. irer.
he took of various
numerous pictures -
2230)). Fourteen denomination are represented In the 8MLC': unit here'
of which found
their types way into some, the newsreels in | Sunday's Spotlight. "BluejacketChoir" A Bible study group will meet 20 August at 1000..There. will also b* a musical program
---- ----- - ----

this country In newspapers, others being and magazines published 60 Bluejackets-tenor Danny from O'Neill the Great and i "Mariana TurkeYShoot" : Even Delivery Posthumous Award

of nationwide circulation. { Lakes Naval Training Station.
I ( WMDR -1100) John Charles
Then came the aforementionedtour Thomas sings hits from "Okla Babe Solved
For Marine Who
of duty aboard the Hospital Pro- Squadron
homa" on the "Westinghouse I
Ship Solus during which, in addition I I Seabees
(WJAX H30) Child By

to Lane finding photographed a bride-to-be wounds Ensign of- gram.prodigy, N., Y.Eudice. plays Shapiro Mozarts of"Con-Buffalo -''Is Back In U. S. I It was a comparatively quiet Defied Death

various types for scientific purposes I No. 5 for Vlolfn and Orches' night. The Seabee battalion was
and instructed personnel in certo tra" with Frank Black and the I Japs Didn't Even Wait To : enjoying a well earned respite For I I A Marine Pfc who hurled him.

the use of the camera.It 'NBC Symphony. (WJAX 1700)I ) Be Shot Down As Navy'sPilots I nearly month now they had been self on a live hand grenade to
hard at work the shores of Nor-
while he the on
was was on
I I. Paul Whiteman, Hi, Lo, Jack save the lives of three comrades
staff of Admiral Halsey that he and a Dame, Evelyn Knight and Attacked ThemTo I mandy. has been awarded the Medal e>f
received his commission. guest stars make Philco's "Sum- the pilots of Navy Air Group Lieut. Comdr. Richard Dabney Honor posthumously by the President -

After flying back to the states I I mer Hour" top-flight listening. 16, who have shot down 160 Japanese Anderson had completed bandag- ; of the United States. He Is
Ensign Lane was sent to the I WJHP-1800) Les Brown's I aircraft the great air bat ing cuts and sprains suffered' by Richard B. Anderson of Tacoma
Naval Training School in photog- I the battalion members in the I
: Orchestra will ride the Fitch Band | tie for Salpan always will be day'swork Wash
at Pensacola. Fla.. and then like the
rsphy and men, was enjoying
I Wagon with Vaudevillian Bert : known as the "Mariana Turkey I Private Anderson is the fourth
assigned to San Diego to a photo the quiet.
: Froman lending comedy support. Shoot." Marine in this war to be awardedthe
where he
training unit ', WJAX 1930). | To Henri Marcel Auguste Fou- Medal of Honor for throwing
fighter pilots in the use of the ( I Japanese planes dropped so fast chard however, the ,
tnmeia. | Monday Musts. Bill Nalle, Blue- during the battle that some of o setting sun himself on a hand grenade to protect -
In addition to making pictures jacket pianist from NAAS, Green the enemy aviators became panickyand o brought no such quiet and rest. his buddies. Only one of the
i Henri, of
for the newsreels, nationally known Cove Springs, gives original interpretation | parachuted from their planes ;( ( proprietor cafe and an 'epicene'combined had four Marine Private Richard K.
I )
and magazines Ens. to popular favorites. before the Navy flyers could shoot grocery Sorenson of Anoka. Minn, who
newspapers I been driven from the
Line's work has appeared: st timesin i WMBR 1630)) "The Story of I them down, the air group officers jAuvene j I by the shelling village With Ma-of was severely wounded, lived to tell
Canine Joe," a dog that not only their return to this story
the BuPeis Information bulletin ;I reported upon rie Berthe. his wife, he had fled I Ithe
Navy News and Our Navy. understood what was being said to country early this month, after to St. Marie du Mont where the I I Private Anderson was hunting
Among other interea :ng expert him, but also read the speaker's 11 months of action in the Pacific. Seabees weie entienched. enemy snipers when he chose the

tonus L'nn.' Lane recalled riat: once mind-that little told tale of the I Spread over the sea near Saipan Although out of the target area, 'shell hole, in the center of Rot

\vhi'e in the Pacific time SolbJ went Army's K-9 Corps on "Cavalcadeof Tinian Guam.. Tarawa, Wake, Monsieur Fouchaid still had a Island airfield, for a point of
to Auckland with) a load! or wounded I America." WJAX-2000) Mille. Kwajalein. Palau, Woleal problem. Madame Fouchard was vantage from which to attack Japanese -

men. While there he and Janis have topoles in Metropolitan Opera Hollandia and Truk are burned remains an expectant mother and not a civilian I positions.
went to a movie and to their surprise : history sings the "Bell Song" I of Japanese ships planes doctor was to be found I I "Entering a shell crater occupied
the newsreel carried pictures from "Lakme" and other coloratura and ground installations which felt Desperately Henri appealed to by three other Marines, Pvt.
which he had previously taken in favorites on the "Voice of I the wrath of Air Group 16. the Mayor. The Mayor appealedto First Class Anderson was prepare

the combat zone. Firestone." (WJAX 2030) I Any hardships the flyers underwent the American officer in charge ing to throw a grenade at an enemy

Ens. Lane expects to be an instructor I "For the Record"-famous bands are discounted by them now ,lof civil affairs and he in turn cull I position when it slipped from
in aerial photography for and guest stars give a command I because their tour of duty was ed upon Lt. Comdr. Anderson who I his hands and rolled toward the
oewr of planes operating from performance for the men overseas. I climaxed with a major blow at the 'quickly agreed to attend Madame o men at the bottom of the hole,"

Municipal No. 1.Several Eaor number is recorded and sent I Japanese fleet the "Turkey Shoot" II Fouchard. the citation accompanying the
----- ji< -- --- overseas on V-discs. ( WJAX J with the Japanese Navy air force That night, under Lt. Comdr award said. "With insufficient

2330). and the invasion which moved Anderson's care, the Fouchard' : time to retrieve the armed weapon
Officers I Tuesday Tips. "Ask Your Navy" American forces within 1.VX) miles | became' the parents of a healthy and throw It, Anderson fearlessly

--enlisted personnel from the Jacksonville 'lot Japan. "Chances like those are I baby girl.Quickly. : chose to sacrifice himself and save
Given PromotionsThe NAS have their own "]n- 'I more than we thought we could I the grateful) father and his companion by hurling his body j

formation Please" fun. WJHP- even hope for" Commander Ernest I mother decided" upon a name upon the grenade and taking the
2100). M. Snowden said. "Seabee Paula. I Continued on Page Seten.
officers this
following on -
I Wednesday's Best Bets. If I Led by Lieut. Vraciu, who has I
Station received promotions under I -S CURITYFOR
R recent ALNAV: From Ensign to haven't heard him you'll welcomethe shot down 19 enemy planes while BUYS

Lt.jg), Walter S. Albright Jr., and young Canadian comedian AlIen flying from Navy carriers the
Warren H. Mills, both of VM unit; Young. ( WJAX-2100) j fighter squadron of the group nicknamed HIMSELF WITH FIRST MONEY HE I

from Lt.i,jg) to Lieutenant. Lea- Mildred Bailey headlines a half- the Airedales, destroyed 150
hour swing session with top guest Japanese aircraft In combat. The EARNED AS
men N. Cypret. Joseph C. McKinney EMPLOYE OF FATHER
I individual of Lieut. Vraciu is
tara (WMBR-2130)). i i
and James L. Smith, and from
I! a record for American carrier- I "I'd like to buy a $2 .OO bond -- ---- -
---- -
------ --
R. Cavan. observes"We
Kne. to Lt.Jg( ), Herbert I I Sportscaster Bill Stern "
: based fighter please boldly announced so he Mivedl and saved and final-
Jlh All of VPB2 No.2 from Lt.
; re attacking by land by sea
(jg) to Lieutenant, Ceby G. Cow- by air and BUY BONDS." I During the "Turkey Shoot" I handsome little boy as he stoodon ly he had enough money to buya
aid Roy C. Parish, and from Ens -fc j alone, Lieut. Vraciu destroyed six tiptoe and dumped pennies, odd bond
to Lt. f jg), Harry O. Wilson all I I enemy planes within a few moments coins, checks and bills on the coun- Paul now has a job and solemnly -
r.f TIrom; Ens. to LU( Jg), What Goes On Here As I and the fighter squadron ter in the bond office. o told the lady in the bond office
Martha J. Server of T3. I i shot down 41 aircraft while losing Mrs. Langston the lady behind that he was going to buy bonds'

From Ens. to Lt.jg( ), Alfred N. Ex-Champs Meet Again? no pilots. the counter, looked down and over with all the money he made His
Peters', Photo Lab; from Lt.Jg( ) I I I "We would have toad more too," the counter at him. "All right" she job is a three-fold one. He has to
to Lieutenant Horace B Jackson Those two old beak benders, I Commander Paul D. Buie said "ex.II said "and how do you want it keep his father's pipes clean water
Ellis E. Perkey. Edward E Schnell I I, Coast Guard Cmdr. Jack Demp- cept that near the end of the made out ?" the lawn, and check the car win-
and Navy Cmdr. Gene Tun- II dows when it rains. This last In itself -
sey Shoot' of the
'Turkey some Japanese -
and James L. R. Walker of VPB2 The little boy buying the bond
I ney met recently at Jatk's New in a full-time Job worthy
No. 1; from Lt(jg) to Lieutenant, I pilots started bailing out was blond Paul Stanscll, Just-
York hotel. hadn't seen each overtime by the
They lover judging
Nathan R. Callaghan Jr. Medical ; Guam 81 Soon as we got our turned-7-yeais-old non of pay
other in rs."Gene" ly weather of the past three weeks.
Department; from Lt.(jg) to Lieu I I yf shouted waving i sights, on them.-._ ______ Comdr. and Mrs. George S. Stan For all this, Paul Is paid $1.00 a
Dempsey -----
h'nfmt.VillJam Oaken and from fell. Comdr. Stansell) is Recognition -
Bns. to Lt.jg), Nathan O. Thomas 1 his" big paw "You old eon ofa I Hear Admiral Succumbs I Officer on the NAOTC staff one week complaint but he has from to be his careful father-

Public Works; from Ens. to I gun! The Secretary of the Navy has Paul StuiiM! and his mother about his pipes, and Paul's pay
Lt.(JK). Charles P. Selcher Vocational I "Jack! replied Tunney. Announced with regret that Rear just came down from Chicago a is docked.
Training from Lt.f(Jg) to "Charmed. Admiral Don Pardee Moon, U. S.
; few weeks ago, and<< Paul will Paul signed a receipt for his
Lieutenant Lewis L Tignor. Physical -I, -- Navy, who commanded a task start school here In the second bond, strode toward the door.
; Training; from Lt. (jg) to Lieutenant Red Flier Is Top Ace force which took part in the land grade In September lie haM it clutched in his hand, a smallearnest .
Jack Rodgers, inspection' ings In France died on 5 August. other bond thnt his mother and member f -

and Survey. Russia (CNS)-Undisputed Allied 1- Apparently Rear Admiral Moon father have bought him hut this speaking, of the Navy Payroll allotment -
-%aJ| T I ace of aces in World War II had taken his own life as a result In the first time he has bought a plan. At he reached the

Buy, Buy War Bond Is Lt. Col. Alexander Pokryshkin of combat fatigue_. bond with money that he himself door, he turned around to Mrs.
Or I of the Soviet Air Force, who has -i--- hm Mtved. He wanted to buy a Langston and announced "I'll be
Rye Bye Freedom downed 59 enemy planes Send the t'ax Air New home! bond with his very ewnrnoney" back."

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17 August. 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three '

Y If Variety Is Spice" Of New Band Vets Of Overseas ServiceThe

Life Then Smoker Will

Pack Plenty Of PunchVariety

la the spice of life, and
there will be plenty of It on the
Victory Smoker program Friday
night at Mason Field.

The outdoors show will get un I
der way with band music and
boxing matches at 1T O.
To top off the program the USO

will present "Humpty Dumpty," a .
variety revue of professional en.. I
tertalners now on tour of military
The show features such acts as:
DeVal, Merle and Lee--two men
and a girl in a whirlwind and QUESTIONS

comical adagio dancing number .
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1, American forces last week recaptured Commandant's Band, members of which reported here the week of 1 August' boasts of 18
Guam. It is the largest months' Hertlce at the U. S. Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor, prior to which they were at USNAS San
i Island of which one of these Diego, Fleet Air Detachment.

groups: (a) Marshall; (b) Mari- Ihls musical organization has been together for a period of four years, serving with the Navy Detachment
anas; (c) Hawaiian; (d) Gilbert; World's! Fair In New York In 1910.
or (e) Solomon ? All members of the band are graduates of the Navy School of :Music, Unit Number 11.

t" icy I 2. In column one you will find Chief Musician Phillip P. Bennett, director Is a Navy career man, having served 18'/2' t years. He
the name of U. S. ambassadors and has been with Com Scouting Fleet, Com Scouting Force an well an ComAlrPac. Chief Bennett U a
in column two are the countries graduate of the Navy School of musit, specializing in clarinet and saxophone, and N unmarried
where they are assigned. Match In the picture above, from left to right, front row, are: Ituggerio (Roger) 1'ascarelll, Mlc; Karl
, each ambassador with the countryto Sthermerhorn, Mlc; Richard McBride, Mus.lc; Warren Orr, Mus.lc; Eugene Anhelr, Mui.lc: ; Harry I>eUaene .".

which he is assigned: Mu.lc.Second ..
j a John Winant t. Australia row: Louis Yount, Mu t.lc; Charles Burn, Mu t.2c; John Reynolds! :Mus.lc; Russell' Martin,
r b, Geo. Messersmith u. Spainc. )luliI.I('; Clayton Baker, Mus-lc; Alexander Stanek. :Mus.lc; George Lltzenbersr, !\I 11'1.1 t".
Carlton Hayes v. Englandd Third row: John Rhodes, Mus.lc<< ; Philip Cooper, :Mus.lc; Raymond Sajlor, Muslc; Letter Knowles,

Larry Steinhardt w. Russiae Mu'.lc.
Clarence Gauss x. China Fourth row: Kenneth FInley Mus.lc; Aaron Her berg, :\luJ.lc.
il f Averell Harriman y. Turkey Standing (renter) : Chief Bennett

I 1 Nelson Johnson z. Mexico

g Get 5 out of 7. Many A Man Owes Three Americans '

3 Don't fire at this plane. Its

I.F .'an Allied aircraft, a low-wing I His Life To Big Are Executed By

I Catalina PlanesGiant Southwest Pacific Adm. Kiichi 'Enemy July 31st

Endo, commander of a Jap fleet .
Catalina patrol planes, routed recently at New Guinea is : The Navy Department has been
and gallant members of their crews believed to have fled his sinking informed by a report from the In-

Merle may be thanked by many a man I ship and perished in the Cyclops ternatlonal Red Cross, that Frank
Estelita Zarcoa young dancer alive today due to their rescue jungles. I Meringolo Sic, USN Sgt. Joe B.
from El Paso, Tex., whirls through efforts in the Pacific combat zone. I An American staff officer with I Chastain, USMC, and Corporal
routines with all the color and Two of these Navy flying boat a flair for signposts, erected one Victor Paliotti USMC, were condemned .
verve of a Spanish senorita. I squadrons have been credited with I in Endo's memory at a plantation I to death and executed by
The Five Abdullah girlsWayover I Ii rescuing a total of 79 Navy, Army I bordering the Jungle where the I the Japanese. The date of the ex.
the heads of the audience are i and Marine aviation personnel despite Admiral died. It read : ecutions was given as 31 July.
these five girls, if you're counting' the fact that they were forcedto "Admiral Endo Slept Here"On I According to the Japanese For
land In waters with shells Pim Beach Hollandia is
distance. This acrobatic, baton- enemy eign Office, the three American
team seat witha from shore batteries geysering up another sign: prisoners of war were being heldIn
swinging dancing pyramids single fighter powered "
around them. I "Admiral Endo Fled Here.
I a prisoner of war in Man-
twelve feet above stage level a single radial engine. The outer camp
feat which La tops for women. The sections of the inverted gull-type The units. Patrol Squadrons 14 I And deep in the jungle is the churia. The night of June 21, the
and 53, have returned to this American officer's final tribute to
I : prisoners escaped, and fled in the
youngest girl is 19, the oldest 21. wings taper slightly to rounded
for rest and the
country reassignment. Jap: direction of Russia. On July 2,
They are Stacla Greaux, Selma tips. It has a rounded fuselage anda
Their work included weari- "Admiral Endo Dead HereEndo'
I long I they accosted a police inspectorand
Stitch Jeannie Azora, Terry Nieft tapered taU plane. The fin and "
some patrols to watch for Endo.
enemy endeavored to obtain food,
and Katherine Kramer. rudder set forward of the elevators. ,
shipping and aircraft, escort for -\At I
I m stating that they were starving.The .
Hunt and Juliet--a costumed, Identify it?
surface forces, night bombings, and
them and
Inspector questioned
magical comedy act. They've appeared 4, Bob Hope, Charles Laughton, the "Dumbo" or rescue missions. I Directory Receives
they tried to as German aviators -
all over the world with pass
Robert Donat, Ronald Colman and
One of the most spectacular of
I Liquidating ChecksFifteen explaining that their plane
performance. Charlie Chaplin of the movies have these "Dumbo" missions occurred
haa crashed.
Lynne Parri--contralto.I She's a
one thing in common. What is it? oft one of the islands In the South per cent liquidating dividend I The inspector and two Mongols
well known in Miami, havIng
singer 5. Joe Louis kayoed Jim Brad- Pacific when a flight of Marine checks payable to shareholders went with the men to the scene
been featured at such clubs ,
dock to win the world's heavy- forced off of the NAVAIR Jacksonville
fighter pilots was course
I ot the supposed accident. En route,
as Kitty Davis', Bill Jordan's,
Credit Union have been handed
weight boxing title, but do you bad weather while returningfrom
by according to the Japanese version,
Mother and the
Kelly's Olympia. recall whether it was in the third a foray against the Japa- over to the Directory West Wing, I II one of the prisoners killed the ,
Bert Walton & Co.-A funny I
eighth, 10th or 13th round when Their fuel Station Post Office, for delivery
nese. gone they were I inspector with a kitchen knife and
man and M C He recently toured
I the knockout occurred ? I I forced to land their Corsair fighter to the payee upon presentation of I another seriously wounded one of
Panama and the South .
England 6. Lord Haw Haw Ra- their pass book and of an ID card
I Identify planes in the ocean. They I the Mongols. The other Mongolfled
Atlantic wing, entertaining service I mon Serrano Suner, Pauline Betz, Masked I II their life rafts together or employee's button. Recipients and later succeeded in arresting

men.been a He's landmark an old-timer at the old, having Palace Margaret E. Connors Ike Kepford, ; and floated, in a flotilla, for three j of checks must also sign for them I the prisoners with the aid<
'I and Donald Nelson Get four out
days. of local inhabitants. The threa
Theatre in New York for years. I I Over 150 checks for a 35
Charlie toiters "Master of I of six. I Ensign George H. Davidson, cent liquidating dividend from per the I prisoners were tried before a military .
Rhythm. He's an artist with 7. One of these men created The USNR, was piloting one of the Credit Union, handed over to the I court and were condemned to
Land of Oz, the Wizard of Oz and Squadron 53's flying boats on a death
drumsticks and has I
a special nov- War Bond office In January, have
the others of these modern fairytale patrol flight to watch for Jap I ---.-
elty number. He's been in pictures I ,. not yet been called for. These
and is completing a long classics: George Staler L. submarines and shipping when he .1 checks have also been sent to the Do Not Deface Mail
Hans sighted the downed flyers.
Frank Baum. Joseph Gordon I
tour among service camps. Directory for delivery to the pay-
------..... Wagner or Henry McLemore. "The sea was rough, with swells When It's Received
Which one? I running as high as 15 feet," he I ees.All hands who shareholdersIn
Japan Winning War, I Walter Winchel is a' famous related. "After we landed It took I the NAVAIR Jacksonville Credit All hands who receive and open .
newspaper columnist now, but once us three hours to get the men Union are urged to mail which they find is not for
'Jap Soldiers Say I he was a vaudeville dancer. True aboard. the Directory by picking up them are directed to write on the

Guam (CNS) -- Civilian residents I or false? "And after getting them aboard. their checks at the earliest oppor- envelope "opened my mistake," initial .
of Guam got a peculiar picture of 9. What notorious criminals of the roughness of the water madeit tunity. and return without further
the war from the Japs during the recent years were known as "Pret- virtually impossible to take off. comment to the Directory, Station
Nipponese occupation of this Is- I ty Boy" and "Baby Face"? The entire crew was kept busy into the wind for two hours until Post Office, via Yard Mail. Per.
10. Recently in Italy the British with bailing buckets, getting rid destroyers arrived. They tried to i sons who open mall by mistake
land.One liberated Guam civilian told : Eighth Army crossed the River I of the water that we shipped in take the flying boat in tow hut must not deface the envelope or

:Marines that the Japs said they A. .. ......, after capturing A... ... the huge waves. Some of our pas- the ocean became too rough. Fi- endorse it "return to sender" as
hadtured the Hawaiian Is- while Polish troops in the East sengers, hardened as they were to nally all men were taken aboarda I the Directory may have the correct

land.W sled through the Panama I ......".'.., the A aerial gyrations, became seasick." destroyer, which then destroyedthe address of the addressee.
., destroyed the U. S. Fleet :i.turnA'you fill nl in 2 't".the I Ens. Davidson radioed for help. Catalina with Its guns lest the ---.-

and biUeted in Washington I blanks? and kept the flying boat headed i aircraft fall Into enemy hands. I Send the Jax Air News lIomet!

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The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S. ( .t I <=: ;: .
Naval Air Station Jacksonville I Florida, by the Public .. 1 seat ,/ I -- '
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies \ I
ale distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval By lent O. Weaver, Jr., ChC, L'SXH '
Kemcnnel at the Naval Air Station. the Naval Air Technical "
Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval Air
Crvratlonal "Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air Sta Not To Menton The War
tion. Green Cove Spiings. Naval Auxiliary Air Station }
Cecil Field Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. NavalHoetltal
i, end Naval Auxiliary I I Air I Facilities, MayportRear Recently a clergyman Included in his weekly a*.

nouncement of church service a note to the fleet \
Admiral Andrew C. lcFan, USN
Chief ut Naval Air Operational Training tit I lI that he would preach about God and not about Adult" 1 1I I

Captain Walton W. Smith USN I Po' i Hitler. The point l I" well taken. Disconcerting events *

Jacksonville Commandant.Naval Air Station of our time make such Insistent claim upon our j j

attention that we tend to lose, !) tight of the broader ,
Captain Joseph B. Lynch. A.V(G). USNR. ; ,
Commanding Officer r' perftpectitctt of life. There are, nevertheless encour. >
Naval Air Technical Training Center THE TIFF
If 1: aging aspect of life that we can find If we )
Captain John Commanding J. O'Malley Officer(MC). USN for them. The minister who sought the best In our '!

U. S. Naval Hospital 1 ,i IMBLYI'OU DONT* experience rather than the worst a* the subject mats '

Commander Edward E. Dolecek. USN / SALUTE WHEN YOU REWORKING ter of hint sermoim wa doubtless' looking In the rlgiit 1 j

Commanding Officer direction I At rate In our columning '
Naval Air Gunnels' School I WHV YOU any today Me
shall take his hint and write about the brighter '-
Commander William H. Athford. Jr. USX. side of thing That brighter side will consM of 1
Commanding Otll .r. \ \ oher\atloitN the contribution of '
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs few on religion
life. .. '

Commander Commanding Samuel Officer G. Mitchell, ., Moot religious Interpretation of life have found

Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field their distinctive task to be thut of emphasizing and

Cht'lte-rcwllt'; accounting for the tendernenoea and incentive (>fi
Lieut Col. USMC (Ret, e
Commanding Officer \ i life-tendencies and Incentive that take root In .a
Marine Barracks \ world which otherwise ".-em" to be moved only by

brute force .passion" prejudice and narorw' of'lf.ln.tt'r"Nt. .
Lieut. Co). William, T. Evans USMC (Ret), '
Commanding Officer The Madonna' and Child depicted by the ,

Marine Aviation Detachment $ ti, ti YES 1 MIGHT '' artist or | ortrajed In the gospel| finds a ready ie-
s| onse in the feelings of nearly all of. us. It ") m. a
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service
mfitfilal. Republication of credited matter prohibited helices for us a sentiment meaning -MO 't'lIllhat J
without permission of CNS. War Department 203 E. for. the moment It overwhelm* 11'("'* sordidness tlf .'
42nd St.. N. Y. C. another moment, The thought of freely accepted slotl'i 1

---- undeserved suffering of an Innocent One in an In. :

Little Evil Offsets Much GoodIt AMUSEMENT CALENDAR spiring' i-orrectlve to our proneness to Interpret all
I lof life in term of narwrvv self-Interest. The hfs.torical .

record of a peopled fidelity to the Gal (>fi 'j
is a well known fact that a little bit of MAIN STATION i their father In the midst of. repeatedly enforceddis

evil more than offsets a great amount of TIIUKSDAY!' -"Action In the North Atlantic;. Humphrey HUIut.n/ | erioiiM lays bare a depth of life born only of .'

outstanding movie of last "'season the action-packed. of the genuine spirit of adventurous IrustIt .
good in the minds of the general public. For I "story .
Merchant Marine as It gets cargo through to Kussia ((20)). 'ls in these" dimensions of life that we find! the
this reason Naval personnel should be particularly (Thursday-Student Officers' Auditorium only, "I...-ave It to the Irish," real satisfactions and lasting rallies that give to
careful of conduct ashore in order',I lame Dunn) It a proper pers| ectlve. To put the matter differ
SUNDAY-"na I'll/try Coast dent" Wallace Heer.v. Itinnie Barnes.allace rutty, religion contributes to life "Insight"' Into its 4
that they may do nothing which will bring \\' Beery comen to a western mining town In promote a goldmine meaning and ,alu... Our first| contacts with the worldare ,

criticism of the Navy as a whole. but when John Carrudine m.ikes off with the money' subscribed h>' means. of our .physical senses!' We "see. \\'* 1
I by townspeople, Beery' goes back to stage-eoach robbery to taste.t hear.Ve feel. We enjoy its pleasures nr
In an organization the size of Uncle Sam'sNavy repay the mUIlt" '. ltip-roaring entertainment with a good cast (21)), suffer UN paint \\'e appropriate Its "sensuous delightsand

with something in the neighborhood MODAY-"Janie." Joyce Ite.v noldi, ttl"ar"rlloltl.: 11 hen an army shun Hi afflictions. "'f' like good food. Je'1C1
base Is, .....tubU"heIt"r. town teen-age .'unlt"'" "stead.v" buys sport pleasant work things of "simple, beauty pro
.,f 3,000,000 men according to the latest figures -: friend get high-pressure competition from a smooth soldier but voklng a favorable response| In ourselves.e live,

released by the Navy Department, it is I the boy friend "does ,something" about It. It's a delightful comely then, first of all In a world i.f .sight"' nut to i
about an average American fancily (22)) "sight" religion adds "Insight." The religious attitude .
only natural that a few will get out of line. ; TUK&DAY Aboard! with Two Yanks." VAilliam Bendix:, Helen \\'alker. is one which ",._,. Into' the fungible. Mitali- 7

We of the Navy Know that sailors are unusually '' An twoIarlnfil' who alwu.vs battle over the same girl \\illiam ties of life that make us men To have insight: is lo ,
Bendix: and Dennis O'Keefe, his buddy, get themselves Into Innumerable lay hold on the tendernesses of life It is to appre* '
well behaved as a whole. The records j screwy situations which will have you rolling III the al..I..". (' :i'tUX ) dale the needs and desire a.t well as the rights

of the Legal Department bear this out. But \\ : tSUA"Ihle Jamboree," Frances ingford, (Juv Kibbee. and privileges of our fellow when compared to our '
A musical! comedy concerned with two criminals who take 0"u. It Is to "feel with" "feel for" our fellows. Tohave
passageon |
a few intoxicated, irresponsible men wearing a "show boat as a refuge and hatch a scheme) to steal the large insight: Is to "see into" those qualities nf char

the uniform can quickly I leave an odor with i j ,supply of whiskey on board. You'll enjoy: Frances l.anJIor" sinr- aster which supply man's Incentive to action: honor.
I lug a* usual. (2.') Integrity, truthfulness, that pacific temper| of miinl
the public which reacts to the detriment of (Figure In parenthee are pla.vlng dates at Student OffU-ers .Audi without which the ordinary human relationship

the entire Navy. I torium.) which make us men would be imM| '.tsible.

- -- ----- -- | To these insights: of tenderness, h.tmpath.v', a...l
Think of that when are tempted to
you ...
NEW BOOKS Integrity religion: adds jet another 'dimension of
get out of line. 8 Carse life It is the experience of associating. oneself with.
Breezes the
: ships and
-----t : : men of the Merchant Marine at the noblest and best men of all ages In a c mm"ft
war. life and a common endeavor. It in the fellowship..

Outdoor Theatre A Hit : Salty Humor From : Fringe God's front poich.Serniann of likemlnded seeker, pursuing common, vr it I ore
< of faith It Is the experience .f fellowship. in worship
Here And ThereisrrrUNNUNNNNUNYrrrrr. run
Thousands of Naval personnel attendedthe : : Ilngapian The dove and service felt by some' to reach Its s..m.
., brings matt 1I in .a "eommunion of .n"--by. oils rs' inbimply
opening show of the outdoor theatre on IndBataan.. the judgment seat.
a community of saintly men. Be that a* it
this Station last Thursday night, proving be. Already ToughenedCPO'a Jacob Ingraham Fiist fleet may. Each ..f u" may complete the picture (in .<.-
I having a hard time Fundamentals! of
yond a shadow of a doubt that such a project are engineeilnji.MacDonald. optical cord with the dictate ..f his own contK-iem-e and
with the new draftees. These married -
is appreciated, and that it will be a big men aien't afraid of anything. I -The three muqui.I C'4In\k"klltA. Yet beneath IU varieties of e*|>r.........
we find ,... iscur i
tears may religion contributing to evch f
morale booster enlisted
partic y
among I sea s|>Kre a eommo tosfkte'nee In the Climate -
Unlimited I 1'1a.cNalr. ed.-Voices from
ularly.At' II CapacityAntiquated Un.occupit'd issue., of life.Divine.
Kibitzer-"Ye*, air ,, China.
the time the wire in I
present screen J\'lIndel-The
Soviet Far East I
I I was In the Navy myself when I
front of the Mason Field grandstand somewhat was a youngster." Norman An inch of time. o................................. '

retards the vision, but this, it is reported -I Trim young ensign-"And what Pope Colcoitan. I

wilt be eliminated at the conclusionof I was your official capacity, sir?" Rice White Home Peter sweet homicide. I : Services Iirrr [

the baseball season. II I day A." K.-"Four or five quarts a. 1 __ Domanig. __y .....a.......................&!

The climate in Florida is conducive to' cause she threw over a wealthyman ruin" Chapel: Mcatia .... a.. Bi.misghaas Aff....

outdoor gatherings even during evenings Not So Crazy in order to marry you ?" I S30-Holy Communion
I "She started to but I cured 0830- Renult Divine .
X man in an insane asylum sat once ; anus ice
during the wintertime, and unquestionably I I fishing over a flower bed. A visitor her of It the first rattle out of the 09JO-:: Tialnlng Center Divine scribe.
WJO-Sund S..tlftf)1 the men aboard the Station will take wishing to be friendly walkedup box. i lO"5-cel\tllll: l Divine ferv ice.
(opportunity to witness these outdoor' and asked, "How many have "I wish )oil would) tell me how... 1g4Caper c-nloe.1
every ?" I "I started right in grieving Catholic fk.|..1 l: MutlU Read *. motion pictures. you caught today Ot'iOMol".
"You're the ninth," Replied the with her And I gr'ieseei harder and I 0'(11l.Ialtll.\ .
-- -- inmate. longer than she did I I Ok:1t) -Ma".,
a"retMaas; .
Nice Going FellowsThe I I i 1111071".
Lot To Get UtlleThe Correct, Be SeatedAs 1 itl0-Mass; .
tltrittl.il !'o..I..e ,..,.1..... H..tla H..d sad itirrafhAte. .
Naval Air Station baseball (team is chip's cook noticed that a the alderman said: -"Let us ..,.
recruit had taken four cups of all put our heads together and IKiO' ( '
nearing the conclusion of a successful season i coffee and was starting on his make a concrete road." Jewish :;rlsl ': Small Chapel (Mustin ROAd anJ

in keeping with the outstanding nines produced fifth I Birmingham Avenue), '

by this Station in the past. Little "Say you must like coffee!" he. More Ammunition 1800-Sabbath Service (Friday).

doubt exists that the Fliers, along with the exclaimed. I Father wa reading )hl" newspaper 0810-Sabbath Service (Saturday).
I I "Yes," replied the recruit, "that's and lIulh..r'a'l "scanning a letter I I 1730--Devotion (Tuesday' ) NAGS and Cecil FltW.)
St. Coast Guard Stars and the
Augustine why I'm willing to diink so much from her "son.' :She; Interrupted 1730-Devotions (Thursday) Green Cove Spring!
Mavport Section Base, are the class of service hot water to get a little of It." father's reading "Bill savs Vero ,, -- ,

teams in Florida.To I ----- I Beach I Is wonderful. lie liken his

date the Fliers have more than held 'One Traitor buddies fine and he need moremoney I
From Other
I The Southern father was Introducing for ammunition PapersWe
their own against their two outstanding op his family to the governorof .

ponents.Although. I his state. "Seventeen boys," he F""rl-Whr? I
exclaimed proudly, "and all Democrats Eaily to bed and have teen; poking Into the affairs of the sta
blessed' with two or three outstanding early lo rise. tion's a
bout jt's
; facility and wish to report that
except Johnny, the little rUe Your gal out with
who could find their in goes other
men way cat He got to if-adin'." smart shipshape outfit. We found more professionally
high class professional ball, the team playof I I guys.fteienge able people over there than you'd expect to
flush out in a naval activity of its size. This explains
the Fliers, plus their refusal l to give up, Used Own Method
why pilots and forced down at sea tome
has them under the able I I Ikadershij I The Navy Department wired A sailor Wave crewmen ,
brought a long way battleship skipper: "Move hE'h'tonand alI on who had been back to fly again and why the loss of a torpedo cat
of Lieut. Marty McDonojugh. faith here I ttopping at a fashionable hotel was the reef occurs'" no lately. It Is routine for them to
: get Fiiday.
I I paying hi* bill He )looked up at the reach a oiah minutes after It !
The 11)44! edition of the Fliers compare favorably Just AS they wtit becoming: anxious cashier happens.
girl and asked what it I .k. The
ww We went out en one of, the boats last we
with teams produced here in PI't'j."UM \'- they IHthtiJ Lie!' leply: 'R stU I 5h4h..d around her seek.
cftkcis and like the In Bhieja
clew were people
yearn. They ar* to be congratulated I: ""Navy hell Brt.; *arriving. ThurtodityII That'll A necklace, of mote. Nauualforeoighttd; efficient, leady. The nat.''t

uj-.. .n their record and thanked for the entertainment Why do )4011 ask?" der. were given promptly, obeyed quickly and -
have Naval II ----4i----- "Well, everything eke U M $.ifIs )f' they provided'
+ .
GS.u.1 'n Ila.sttsat Around l..,. I just tlMtufki It shut, to tk, how to dc It, .
onntl on thi Station.; '. "........ 'ewr wife alien gtieie be- !..!.c...( be a garter," .. --Fiom' Other' Papers' .



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Georgie Auld Tor' TAKE:, WINDS Chance Remark Leads Two Girls To Join

l4Is.r'.t.l: Matter It. W r !.'
r' Feature Tuesday ihta.lens .In a BW fca..r., a ..I..... Waves Chums
devoted to keeping all hands potted ; Unexpectedly Meet In .laxtr
M .,.*. (. ....UfO... last I. Ik* skiffle
Nite Dance Here .( the race falMt' time sadh.. '
6)) Axle 1 bat which, piece by pies., make ;1..; r H
up a e.mposlle picture af this Statloa.VV .4' ,.
f Vocalist wmit this column to ba a closet ,
Pretty Young the heartbeat *f the personnel "\ !
aboard as passlbl,. to mirror their ",fl i'a /
: Is One Of Stars With Ideas, Insofar as U consistent with ''
Navy Hef nUUans and quostloas ..t.ecurlly 6 ,): ,
Excellent Orchestra That be
( ran accomplished < \
by the .Ctr.T laltrest ofeseryone. "
We want to feel neat r I
George Auld, tenor eax star,' thin U your column, that the mate 1'
1 brings his outstanding' young; or- : ldIt.contain Ii what you want to ". ,f
cheatra to the Main Station Audi what you have \been looking-I
"" torlum far Your Interest will 'Insure SUCCCM.Contributions ,
Tuesday night for a galaShip's '
or tuicrilloni. will be
Dance accepted and .,...Idllr..d. Publication/ ', a ..
The hot band will strike up the cannot bo guaranteed but If yon hers .
,, music at 2100 and dancing; will Interest any Ideas address which yea them feel would to "Talo b<> of k

continue until 2400.'r Winds." JAN AIK Mr:WH' '

The Welfare and Recreation Department By Arthur 1\(. Green ,

;r, Is making arrangements Summer Is drawing to a close .
to Import a number of Jackson but new developments In hot I
ville girls for the dance weather recreation continue to pour I II
." One of the highlights of the forth from the Welfare Depart-
Auld appearance here Is the featured I ment. The new out-door moviesin
vocalist, Patti Powers, The
! Mason Field seem to have rung r'c
I beauteous singer Is making quite the bell with all hands on the station
a name for herself on Auld current I I as testified by the crowds

cross-country tour I that turned out Sunday eveningfor

II L- the showing of "Forest Rang.
I ers," a technicolor thriller with he-

I man Fred MacMurray one of a
: series of replays on the schedule
As the days grow ultorter and
cooler, and travel become more I

t plenaant IIOW'H the time to lUlU .
tI out one of those oncecommonroad e

I map and jilaii one-day .
short trips to point of Interest
i within easy! access", of Jacksonville a N
It'* a "ur -cllre for boredom s..x'. :M
\ '
1\ and no tonic can offer more? wz

, I glowing rewards for a trial, \\hy Alice Bowers (left), Storekeeper Third Class, of a fighter 'quaaruu on tne station, and Hazelli: -
1 bemoan the fact that Florida Hams, Yeoman Third Class, of the Yard Office
can't hold a candle to your home -- of
I They were tWO me same.
Iq I tale? Jam-packed :n thin fl nll.| Quiz 'Contest interest but neither knew of the
tropical area are wore" of tourist By-Passed Japs I other's interest until Alice hearda

J attraction Make the mot chance remark that Hazel hall
I Y of your stay here and don't nir ANSWERS "
4 Get AttentionOf decided to "send a sailor to sea
:. I the opportunity \lewlng such (QUESTION; : ..IN'iED ON That remark was the starting of
famous spots a* Silver Springs, -
t PAGE 3) new careers for these two employ
! I I'attl Towers Httytona Beach and quaint old I 1, B, the Marianas ees of the Lamar Life Insurance
St, Augustine Navy FlyersJapanese
1. '_ Before organizing his own band With the advent of Fall and its 2, Winant England; Messer- Company of Jackson, Mississippi
Auld was the featured tenor sax smith-Mexico Hayes-Spain Stein- I for they decided that, together
cool weather the beaches ; ;
aolout with Benny Goodman crisp I left marooned on Pacific hardt-Turkey Gauss-China Har- I they could send two sailors to sea
will become less and less of ; ;
a mag- Island as American forces advance I Down
where he was hailed by critics for riman-Russia Johnson-Australia. to the recruiting office went
net for Navy men and women Other closer and closer to the ; I
hit drive and Imagination. He also Alice Bowers and Hazel Williams,
will be for 3, It's the Navy's F4U Corsair.
sought i homeland are not enjoying too r
formerly starred with Artie Shaw I I for it was their plan to join to-
and has played with several other whiling away the time that was I many peaceful moments accord I 4.t11 were born In England. i iI I gether get their training together,

well known bands including Bunny spent during the summer season ing to accounts given by pilots of I 5, The eighth round I I| and then be assigned to duty still
lolling on the clean white lands and 39
Fighting Squadron brought
B rlgan. I' 6. Suner is as a pair.
a prominent Spanish
splashing in the surf Many other back to this country for rest and I
varieties of entertainment and re- re-aasignment. politician and brother-in-law of It was an exciting day when
laxation are available and the comIng Franco; Lord Haw Haw is the they received their orders to report .-
months should prove to be justas Originally Fighting 39, which 'radio announcer who broadcastsby on October 21 1943 to Hunter
z zAt r exciting and action-packed as was commanded by Lieut. Comdr. short wave nightly from Ger- ,, College In New York for their
Mario Augustus Guerriett. USNR
those passed. Fishing Is especially many attacking England in a Brit- "boot" training. There was just
good at this time of the year and had been' stationed on Majuro ish accent; Raullne Betz is a star one thing-Alice was scheduled to
St Vincent Hospital Jackonvllle here abouts there are ample facilities Island to protect It from expected woman tennis player; Margaret E. leave on an early train Hazel following
Jap air raids, But, except for two"anoopers" Connors Is the Democratic candi five hours later But that
SK2o and Mn, Damon Pilnce a to suit either the surf or freshwater '
daughter. Patricia Ann born t'riday.August angler. Picnicking Is popu which escaped at high '' didn't matter, they would see each
altitude, no Japs arrived. Congressional
lar during the autumn months, and I other upon arrival so they .
\bM2c and Mil Paul Joseph Kelly '
a son Paul Joseph, Ji,. born Sunday Gold Head Branch State Park less The pilots of Fighting 39 attached Clare Booth Luce who will seek I I,I thought It was that few hours
Auc..t G than 40 miles from the air station, bombs to their Grumman re-election: Kepford Is a former 1 I i difference of arrival that playedthe
Lt and Mr. Thomas Gray Mr Aril ff. I Hellcat fighter planes and went football of the Navy the WAVES-to-be
a wrn, Thomas Gray. Jr., born Sunday Is an excellent spot for a day's l star now one prank on
Auiiviit 6. I outing after the Japs. Their dally rou- 's top air aces: Nelson is chairman : Alice was assigned to a platoonand
MM1C and Mrs. William B, Bowen. I For the evenings there is roller tine became a round of continuous of the War Production Board had embarked upon her "tour
a *>n. Raymond Karl. born Tuesday strikes at the Japs on the still un- '''ot
duty" at Hunter when Hazel
August skating, dancing, and spectator 7. L. Frank Baum, who died in ,
MMJC 8.n' Mr Robert J. Orlffli. a sports which are far more comfortable conquered islands of Wotje, Maloe- 1919: I I arrived, Upon her arrival, Hazel,
s,>n, horn Tuesday. August 8AOMJc I with the mercury In the lower l lap Jaluit and Mille. 8. True. I too, was "embarked." And some

a daughter: and, Sheila Mis EUlJfnle Eugene, born Hardlnr Wed. brackets A good book perhaps I Fighting 39 is believed to have 9. Charles Arthur Floyd was embarkation it was, for the new
n" 9SJ I one that you've put off reading carried more bombs than any other I known as "Pretty Boy" and George recruits were so busy with fitting -
<- Yinu Mrs Fred Shore. a daujnlcrMtrllyn during the summer heat Is'always fighting 'squadron in the Pacific Nelson was known as "Baby Face," of uniforms, getting shot' (which (
9ARTIc Teresa born Wednesday August a welcome companion on chilly The technique used was that of Both were hardened murderers, wasn't too bad after it was all

and Mis Hugh Cross. a son I nights Aside from all this are | "glide bombing" The pilots divedat 10. Arno, Arezzo, Ancona Adri- over), absorbing orientation lectures
WlllUun. Robin burn Wednesday( ( Aug good old barracks bull sessions and an oblique angle over the tar- atic. taking aptitude tests plus

uel !:t. ----- -- the new pictures at the station get. After dropping their bombs, drill and more drill, and lots of
movie. All In all a complete pro- they turned around and strafed the other occasions, incidents and acci-
Skipper Saves His Ship gram and a prospect of a busy and target with their SO caliber ma- Lets dents in between, that there was
entertaining season chine guns. Navy Expert no time for ane to wonder what
With Bath In The Sea .-. I had happened to the other

Farragut, Ida. (CNS) How It has always been pretty well the skipper of a destroyer saved known that gentlemen prefer On the whole, however the tachment" day when the now high
it bath blondes, but just, who the WAVES back to the "salted"'
hU blazing ship by giving a are going i A number of rubber workers ly WAVES were trans
In the wake of the aircraft carrier \\'A\'KS: prefer has! not been 110 boys they knew back home. Onlya skilled In the building of tires will I ferred to service schools. Those
Enterprise!' was described by clear If the observation of very small fraction of them have be the Inactive few weeks at Hunter had been
Thomas Russell BMlc formerly a It OLuljs )t. Price A\'.VhS married since they donned Navy :I duty placed list soon on thus Navy returning them I short ones!

gun captain and now a patient at administrative officer are any blues and less than three per cent to private industry Thirty-four'' NJl known to one another Hazel
Indication\ of the direction In I II
the naval hospital here. I of the station complement of men will be released initially to I II was sent to Yeoman School In Still-
The destroyer said Russell, In which their affection lean, WAVES live ashore Lt Price revealed build needed heavy water Oklahoma and Alice to
help critically
when attacked by'Jap then the question has been answered. (I |
fire .
caught I
duty truck, bus and airplane tires Cedar Falls, Iowa for the Store-
the According to Lt Price,
planes. Its skipper swung into The of such swank keeper's School-and time
dining rooms in 15 plants of nine tire manu-
the in blue first
and men Navy are
wake of the Enterprise ma-
hotels as the Waldorf or the Flltz- facturing companies seemed to( have wings and it was
neuvered his ship so that It rock- on the Hit, at least HO far a*
Carlton have nothing on the Main An immediate need for these "detachment" day for transfer to
its sides and marriage of enlisted WAr'lBw. % !<;S I
ed heavily, dipping
Station hall. Both have some- their first assignments ,
mess men was pointed out by Bradley
side .All other brunches of service '
decks Into the sea on one '
thing in common-dinner music. Dewey, rubber director, WPB in It in the WAVES
the other. Finally the fire are far behind and very few was Galley at
out and the destroyer mov- I enU..tellVA"";S have approached The Jive Bombers, under the direction 'I I a statement in which he said, "the the I Naval Air Station Jacksonville
.Uled Into position, the altar with officers of any of Chief Musician P, P, Bennett shortage of these ( airplane and Florida two weeks after she ;

-- ----- ------- -'- --------- are now playing twice weekly I heavy duty) tires is entirely a had reported for duty, that Hazel 'I
GratefulTo conceits, on Mondays and Wednesdays question of manpower particularly was walking toward the table with
Even Tough Marine Sergeant from 120 to 1245. Boogie-'I physically qualified and trainedtire her tray when some one yelled

I- woogie and swing and dinner-all ; builders mlllmen. calendar operators II: "Hazel!" She stopped In her tracks 1
Navy For Saving One Of Pet Birds on the house What more could a'' and vulcanizers. If the tire her tray balancing perilously In
man ask* That's certainly a bet- building companies were to obtain I her hands-that voice! No. It could ,
Despite the seriousness of things ter deal than the hotels dish out. I their rata share of returned -
ing the door open, flew out and only pro not be! But it was, for there stood i i I
there In the Pacific the mend from the the "
out men
fluttered to a rung in the rope net. --- Alice all aglow with her discovery ;;
.> have their pets sometimes I I tried to catch him, 'Butch' tried help would be great and the effect I She had reported only a week '
but In this Instance a coupleof would be felt Instantaneously," I
dogs to hop on down the net. However, ahead of Hazel, and neither knew '4
love birds (no not the human I WEDDINGSSeven The men whom the Navy has the other was here.
the boat at one point rocked heavily I :
type). They belonged to Marine I and Butch' could not clutch agreed to make available to the A few days later In Crystal ... I'I'I "
Master Technical Sergeant Louis I weddings were performed plants where they formerly workedare
the rope. He fell Into the sea be- Springs Mississippi. Mrs Alice \
F. Shook of Long Beach Calif, I tween the landing barge and the at Station Chapels for the periodof all over 30 years of age. and I I Bowers read all about her daughter ...:
and according to him 111 love" the ship One of the landing barge's August 8 through August 13. have acquired a high degree of industrial Alice happy discovery. Twen- :

sailors the rest of my days crew at great personal risk, lean They were: August 8: Edward '' skill based on years of ty-five miles away in Jackson Mis'r
Why? Master Technical Sergeant ed far out and scooped 'Butch' Francis Ifazlln and Kit Yolando experience( sissippl Mr S. M. Williams received .

Shook's regard springs from I from the water as he fluttered Ue'Carlo; Phillip Troth and Katherlne -----it-""" a .letter froth his daughter, .1'
the fact that It was a sailor who I about. I Motley Ileohiue; Robert C. Site 15 KK's I Hazel. Now Hazel and Alice were '
rescued one of a pair of love birds Master Technical I I Sergeant Welcliko and Lois M Brelnlg; August / The Post Office at Pocatello I all "squared away" Even though '

he brought ashore when the Marines I Shook has had hU pair of love 10 Richard Gower Iludnell and Idaho reversed a previous decision they did not as much as see each t .

hit Guam birds over a year. They were givento Mary Graoe Alberta Kruth, and a pair of shoes is on the other at Hunter and even thoughone

"I had Just started down the him by a family on New Caledonia August 12: George \%'. lli>ch and way to Marine PFC Lawrence was sent to Oklahoma and the II:
Into, the landing barge," he. : and he carries a full supplyof Edna May Smith; August 13: luster Hanson somewhere in the Pacific other to Iowa for further'training, t.
fl d. 'It was pretty rough and the bird food, Edward Martin anti! Jo)re Roberta The Post Office at first refused, tb' they finally ended lip as they had '
to the. special, cage I had "The ',dcyCereal'hicluded In our Foster; Joseph John StrU accept the: brogtms for' shipment originally plannedat the aimo t

made in which to keep 'Butch' and, juhgl rations, .make4 excellent' bUh 'and Catherine Kll .abethBrlukley. because they were too heaVy. m Pit station? releasing two sailors. for : j

'Lady' sprang open. 'Butc / )find-' 'bird I tai",he ...Id., .. Hanson.wears sizek15-EEt-1 l i/ ,lllea.., I I I' to...., 0 .' '.M J i

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r 17 August 1944

Page Six J1\X AIR NEWS ___________

I NAS Football Practice Begins Monday On_ Mason t H A Field_

Plans Are for

Marine Guards Gain Pointers For Future Combat Duty 6)

Games Here

\I :=': : ; And 3 AwayIn

II ,
r a two-fold announcement .

\ '.. :< '_, ... Lieut. Comdr. L. E.

:"" (Jap) Haskell, physical train-

ing officer, yesterday revealed "

I the schedule of the 1914 foot-

t. .. ball team and that practice r

By Edmund Walsh. Y2c would begin on Mason Field

next Monday afternoon at
IN the departure for sea

duty of Captain R. R. Johnson 1700.
This year will mark the third
USN, who has just been season the Station haa been rep ..,
detached from his duties as resented in football. The 1941

Executive Officer, the Naval squad under Comdr. Edward Ma-

Air Station loses one of its dan won 7 of 8 games and the
of 1942 squad under Lleut. Hobbs
most loyal supporters com-
Adams won 9 of 13 games,
petitive sports. sixth among the nation's rankinfO
Since the Station was commis- teams.
sioned In October of 1940, there I Lieut John Mason, formerly athletic .
have been among our Commandants Wading through the surf with rifle overhead has ben done by many a Marine In this war Here director and head football
and Executive officers sev- Leathernecks of the Marine Guard Company attempt to swim with rifles overhead. All water training, coach at the Colorado School of
eral who have demonstrated by which Is under the supervision of the Physical Training Department, takes place in the main station Mines, wilt be In charge of the

their interest and attendance at pool. practice sessions which get underway *

NAS athletic events that they are .. .. -' next week. His assitants will
real sports fans. ;' :.:? ; :: :tl: : be Lieut. Bill Leckonby, backfield
Admiral C.
In the group were: ; 1944 Football Schedule
P. Mason, Captain J. D. Price, Cap-
7 Oct.-(Friday night) U. of
tain Stanley Michael and Captain j Florida at Gainesville

Johnson, Y N 14 Oct.-U. S. Naval Training
Admiral Mason, now Com- R I Station, of Miami, at Mason Field.
mandant at the Naval Air Station 20 Oct.-(Friday night) V. of
Corpus Christi, Texas, and Miami at Miami.
former skipper of the Hornet, Is Hill
28 Oct.-Chapel Pre-Flight
the man for whom our athletic Field.
at Mason
field is named. While he was 1j 4 No\-Chprry Point Marine ...
here, the 1941 football team won '
Corps Air Station at Mason Field.
contests and the
seven eight 11 or 12 Nov.-3rd Infantry; Ft.
turned Inover
1942 baseball team ,
SO victories.By Banning/ Ga., at Ft. I nning'.
18 Nov.-1th Infantry, Ft. Den
coincidence, Admiral Mason -
ning: at Mason Field.2S .
and Captain Johnson were
Nov 2 Dec.
or -Open. "
together on the Hornet. We'd
like to think that the Admiral coach; Lieut. George Barclay, line
put In a word for NAS sports coach; Lieut. John Janusas, who
with Capt. Johnson before the I will work with the tackles; Lieut.

latter came here, but knowingthe Alle White, who will coach the

Captain and his genuine Interest Life rafts have been life savers for Servicemen of all designations In this war. Here five Marines have guards; and Lieut Gene Good
don't think It reault end coach. Four of Lleut.Mason's .
in sports we ,
already climbed into their rubber craft and one of them helps a buddy come aboard.
would have been necessary. aides were college All-

Men of the Station who enjoy Americans and Leckonby was afro
participation in sports contests and Vickery Will Hurl For Fliers AgainstSt. Cross Tops Hitters star with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

who enjoy attending games playedby .
Station teams vote of In the of Station football
owe a survey
thanks to all officers who make Augustine Stars Here On SaturdayBob With .391 MarkAt talent made two months ago, over
these things possible for them. 160 men stated that they had

Vickery, stellar right hander, who has yet to be defeated played high school or college foot-
Johnny McCullough, who brokein by the St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars will try to the end of 27 games, of ball. All men who have had high '
with the Fliers six games ago which the Fliers have won 21 and school or college or professional
and is currently hitting .421, is one put the Fliers ahead once more in the eight game series lost 6, Third Baseman Don Cross grid experience are urged to be
of three brothers who attended Lee when the two clubs clash on Mason Field Saturday at 5 p. m. continues to hold the batting lead present at 1700 :Monday.

high school In''Jacksonville. All On Sunday the ,Fliers go to Or-. 4 to 0 and lost to_the Stars, 1 to 0 with a mark of .391. He has been I Equipment will be furnished by
are seaman first class and all lanao, ia., for a return gamewith at bat 87 times, collecting 34 hits. I the physical training department,
three are baseball players. Johnny, the Orlando Army Air Base Right Fielder Johnny McCul Bldg. 726. This will consist of
19, is assigned to Seaman Guard whom they defeated, 3 to 2, In a Softball Leagues lough, who has played in the last shoes, socks and T shirts. For the
while Wilbur, 21, is on duty at the I battle at Mason Field earlier this six games, is hitting .421 but his first few weeks there will be no
Mayport Frontier Base and Eston, year. Larry Baldwin will have the swat percentage cannot be con- need for heavier gear. Players will
24, is In the Coast Guard stationed '' hurling assignment in this one. I Begin PlayoffsOnly sidered tops because Cross has have to supply their own shorts.

at St. Augustine.. 'I' Enthusiasm ran high over the played in practically every con- Negotiations are underway to
contest here last Mon- "name" team to Mason
Star-Flier two games were played In bring a
Lou Klein, Sic, of the St. Augustine day when the Stars thwarted a the enlisted men's softball league test.Eddie Lyons, smooth fielding sec- Field on either 25 Nov. or 2 Dec.
Coast Guard, placed sec ninth inning attempt by the Fliersto during the past week A and R ond baseman, is hitting only .268 for the final contest of the season.
ond among the American Association tie the count and won 1 to 0. downing Personnel, 6 to 2 and but paces the club In two departments I

hitters in 1942 and A large crowd is expected for the Boathouse, winning from VM: 9 home runs, with three and i 4 Teams Begin PlayoffThe
starred for the St. Louis Cord-
return meeting Saturday.In to
runs batted in, 19.
Inals last but the ex-Red 4.All I Station baseball league goes
year games during the oast week,
teams with mark .500 First baseman
a over BuddyVeiner's
Bird doesn't seem to fare too into the playoffs this week with a
the Fliers twice defeated the In-
are standing by for the playoffs four doubles make him the leaderin to
well elimination scheduled
on the diet Flier pitchers double
fantry Training Replacement Cen-
which start the latter part of this that departtment.
have been serving him. determine the winner. The first
ter of Camp Blanding, 7 to 5 and week. Only three members of the
In 22 before NAS regu- is with the Marines, of
appearances today
and to Mayport, 6 to 4. game
moundsmen, Klein has just two In A and R's triumph, Stan lar lineup are currently knocking NATTC, meeting the NATTC Blue-
hits. Both were In St. Augus- Pointek yielded seven hits to the the apple at better than the .300 jackets on their diamond at 1600.
tine home Alayport 6-Fliers 4 slugging Personnel Crew with standard for good hitters. They the
one a run off Lefty Tomorrow A and R oppose
Roberts and Bowden having two are Cross with ,391, Center Field-
Phil Miller and the other an Infield Air Station Mayport Seaman Guard on Mason Field at
single off Bob Vickery, who ab.h.o.a.t abh.o.a. Continued on Page Seven Continued on Page Seven 161'10.
bas beat the Stars three times. M'Cullghrf 3000 Boyd.cf 3120
Colean.c 4030 L ng.ss i iAndersonlI
pitching The strong Bob right arm of Flier I Lyons.2b 4 4005 0 1 Baker.If\Nelson,If 2110 3130 Here's Camera Version Of Play That Won For St. Augustine
ace, Vickery, be
may Vannl.cf 4 3 4 Bearden.lb 2190 ,,. .. .. .
beard from -" .' '" -
after the war, for M'Closky.Sb: 3 0 2 Stone.rf 4 0 1 0WoddaII.it : ; :
youthful Bob was a baseball stu- 3120Mlller.p Davis.3b: 2012 0i i ;
Welnerlb 4 412 0 Glbala.3b 2201 f
dent long before he ever entered a Vlckeryp 3100\Walsh.2b 4122 I .
class room. 0000 Ratereec 4152 '.
xMcDongh 000 OlUuxton.p 4003 i"" .
F ; I If
Bob's father
a great catching : ,
prospect, refused to sign for Con- Totals 32 9 10)Tota1s) 32 8 271 ., S
nie Mack when he was 14 years xBitted for Miller In 9th.
Air Station 001 300 000-4 .
old prefering to continue schoolingand
000 000 60x-6
enter business. Runs. McCloskey. Woddall Weiner : .
He determined, however, that 2. Buxton, Boyd, Lonjr.: Nelson. Bear i
don Stone. Errors, Walsh. Weiner An-
his son was going to have every derson, Lyons; hillier Runs batted In, .
chance to make good in the game Weiner 2. Vickery, Nelson 3, Bearden E"
and began early. Vickery, Sr., was, Glbala, Walsh. Two-base hits. Woddall
Nelson Weiner Three-base hit Weln
as mentioned previously, a catcher er. Double plays, McCloskey and Weiner -
and Vickery, Jr., gave indicationsas I, ; Buxton. Long and Bearden. Left(
bnses. Air 'on 5, Mayport 9. lilts
on :
he old to
soon as was enough II
Buxton ; :
oil Vlckerv 5 In 61-3 Innings I
handle a baseball that he was a 9 In 9. Miller 3 In 1 2-3. Bases on balls.
pitcher. off Vickery 4, Buxton 2, Miller 1.
Struck out. bv Vlckerv 2, Buxton 6.
The two worked together until PRiCed b"lls. Rateree, Colean. Winning ie :;
Bob entered Duke university In hitcher Buxton. IXMlne pitcher, Miller .-
Time of name.: 1:56.: Umpire, Green: I ..
three seasons' of college ball, he (P). Sutton (B). jOf' !>,' ....,.:
was defeated only once-In his *3i L -
first Wake ". ( '
very game against 1>" ,
Forrest. Stars, 1Fliers, 0 ,'."' """ ,( ,:'1. ,

For three seasons, he turned In COAST GUARD ab h oal AIR STATION nbhoa ., '" '.. ,

an average of 10 triumphs a Bucaro cf 401 OiMcCllgh. rt 4 2 3 C
year, playing for Jack Coombs, I Olive Ib 4 017 0'Coln' c 3011 :. ) .,. .. .
the old Yankee star of 25 years I Wood Klein. M rt 311 401 OiLyon SiAndrson.' 2b M 4032Murntto. 4 1 3 3 .. :t .

ago or better. 2b :7. 0 3 !.MMcClsky. 3b 3 0 1 3

Brooklyn now owns Bob's con I Stevens Pride. C. If 310 204 Bride 2'Woo' <1dalllf, cf :3020 2010 Y,. ,r ?(j. 4'r-1Y ,',1, *. > t* .V* tip' ?
tract and after the war he hopesto I Buck 3b 300 9'Wriner' Ib 3 112 0
head back to Flatbush! and Lade, p 3004F' +.Idwtn, p 3013 Paul Pride, catcher for the St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars, tags out Johnny McCullough, Flier rijrlv
make good before fans of his ;IzVnnnt 1 0 0 0 fielder, as the latter sidles for home with the tying run In last Monday's content at Mason Field. T
home town. ('Miller, p 0001 Stars won the game 1 to 0. This play occurred In the last of the ninth with two out. Lyons was on fir*

Good luck, Bob Vickery. Totxlf 5227-18'' Totals 3042713z and aicCullough on third when they attempted a double steal. Lyons broke first and Catcher Pride.
.-Bat** *'w B-'dwln In 8th. threw the boll to Second Baseman Muffoletto. Then McCullough headed toward the plate and Muffo-

Bcad The Jftx Air New. Itj.net I Continued on Page Seven ktto's return throw stopped a Flier tally within Inches of the plate.



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17 August, 1944 AIR NEWS Page, Seven

: It's Not The Way Cross Tops NAS Hitters 2 Members AOTC I 1st Marine Brigade It's Capt. Robert

With ,391 Swat Mark
Had Personal Score R. Johnson Now {; :

I You Stand It's Continued From rage SU Staff DecoratedBy :
+ er Edo Vanni with .323 and Right To Settle On Guam Continued From Page One i I:

You Hit Fielder Phil McCullough Miller the with Flier's.421.only Adm. McFallCommander Gyam (Delayed) -Marines of made in mid-April of 1942." "It t.. I
The Way t the First Provisional Brigade, .was plenty rough that day,
southpaw hurler, has the most tri General recalled "but those big B25'adidn't 4, s
umphs with six at the end of 27 commanded by Brigadier '
lot of trouble taking'off. ..
Camp Newspaper Service have a
By Lemuel C. Shepherd, USMC, land- .
contests but has been defeated Sam Leonard Silber, '
There is nothing quite so funny ed here fully aware that they had We turned around and headed :
: twice. USNR, and Lieutenant Frank O.
fan in the $1.10 seat i settle" with i out of there when the last plane JI'
to the as a Don carter with three consecu- Green, USN both members of the "a personal score to 111 111i

:r baseball player with an unortho- tive triumphs is undefeated. Naval Air Operational Training the Japanese.Just was gone" i:

dox stance at the plate. You get a Command Staff on this Station, before the Marines landed I' It was seldom that Capt .Johnson ,
fidgety Dan, a foot-in-the-bucket, BATTING AVERAGES would comment upon the action t
were presented a Gold Star in lieu Brigadier General Shepherd, in a .
ab h hr Sb 2b rbl IVt. for which he received the
or an All-Wrong O'Gooly up thereon McCullough, Of 19 8 0 0 3 1 .421 of a second Air Medal and the message to his officers and men, "
the dish and the customers will Cross. 3b 87 34 0 0 3 9 ,391 Presidential Unit Citation respec- said: DFC. "It was just a routine job,

bust their sides laughing. Vanni cf 65: 21 1 0 2 8 ,323 tively, by Rear Admiral A. C. he declared. "I sighted this Jap '
When Tyrus Raymond Cobb Weiner Ib 78 23 1 1 4 9 .2 J5 "Your commanding General desires battleship-or large cruiser, we've .J i
A. Anderson, II 82 23 0 0 2 6 ,280 McFall in ceremonies here last to wish all hands God speedin certain which
first came up to Detroit, the fans never definitely
Lyons 2b 82 22 3 0 3 19 ,268 Wednesday morning
... almost swallowed their celluloid Bride, rf 43 12 1 0 2 7 .250 the approaching operation. and went in to unload my bomb.
collars laughingat Colgan, c 77 18 1 0 1 8 .234 Comdr. Silber was awarded the i "As you are well aware, this My radioman said I scored a hit,
Wooddall. If 87 19 1 1 1 11 ,218McCioskey Gold Star "for meritorious achIeve- "
him. Cobb, brigade has been given the honorof but I'm firmly convinced It was
Inf. 37 8 0 1 0 2 .216
ment and skillful leadership as the
Ib 3 : participating in the recapture of a slight miss astern.
who bent over rr- Wicket 17 3 0 0 0 .176 Officer of ,
G. Anderson, c 300000 .000 Commanding a fighting United States territory-ground on
the like rate the ship was
plate ai "At Jap
': McDonough, of 200000 ..000Blttner squadron during the period of 29 any )
stationed for
with = which Marines were knots when I attacked
T 23
square v, p 920010222 January to 2 February 1914." making about -
his left hand /' Carter, p 810002 .125 40 years until overcome by superior it, and my near miss dam- "
far up on the Miller p 17 2 0 0 0 2 .118 He was credited with leadinghis enemy forces. Our Corps aged it so badly that It'slowed
z VIckery 17 2 0 0 2 1 .118
fat part of the .r.i Whltehart.p p 11000 01.000 squadron In two successive has a personal score to settle in down to about 10 knots. From

bat looked like -- Moseley Of 620000 ,.333Pitchers' dawn attacks against enemy air the landing we are about to effect. then on it was duck soup. We 1

he was Justlearning 6 strips at Kwajaleln and Eniwe- "This will be our first operationas really peppered it, almost at our
c tok Atolls in which 16 Jap land when it was ,;
to Records a brigade. Our regiments have leisure. Finally,
play. Even the W. L planes and 10 seaplanes were destroyed demonstrated their combat effi- ablaze from fore to aft somebody 1

i. I pitchers got a laugh out of Ty. Carter VIckery 3 6 0 1 on the ground and in the ciency in previous battles. We must socked one right down the middle
he directedhis
They thought it very unfunny 5 1 Subsequently now fight together as a team. I and it blew up In a burst that sent

however when he began to slice Mil err 6 2 squadron in strafing attacks have.every confidence in your abil- flames hundreds of feet into the
with the result that the fighting
Baldwin 2 2
off their legs with, vicious line ity to accomplish our mission. '
-s! planes sank several seagoing cargo air.The
drives United States Marines never fail. citation given Captain John-
Rogers Hornsby used to stand Station Baseball League ships fire set, and one supported cargo a mast "Good luck to each of you and son for this action said: "For heroism

half a block away from the platter may God protect us in all dangers and extraordinary achieve-
Enters Playoff Round head bombing attack on medium
and he looked like a sucker for ." ment while participating in an I
vessel which was sunk in
anything over the far away Continued From rage Six cargo Kwajalein harbor. aerial flight as commander of a

corner. Actually, he could step blows apiece, but managed to win Commercials -- bombing squadron in the battle of
into an outside pitch and plasterit "The attacks were carried out Midway. He led his squadron in
the four hits his team
on gave
in the face of and extremely FOR RENT
against the Burma Shave signin heavy the and of flee-
him. Hendrickson's homer for the Double room for a Naval couple. bombing strafing
left field. And what's more, he winners proved to be the deciding accurate anti-aircraft fire, according Breakfast optional. Located convenientto ing enemy forces. In the face of
frequently did. to the citation. NAS buses. Phone 2-2583 after 1700. heavy anti-aircraft fire he cour
margin. size No. 4. yellowgold
Nick Etten of the Yankees, has Lieut. Green was awarded the Bridal, 10 diamond set ring band, 5 diamond solitaire ageously without regard for his
i Lotz Mit-
Four hitters
the strangest stance of any playerin Wyson, Presidential Unit Citation as a practically new. Telephone 2-9963. own safety, attacked the enemy
the American League today. t chell and Jones led the Boathouseto member of Fighting Squadron Five Boat, handmade; trailer RCA new tires, obtaining a near miss astern which
its win VM. Lotz was $100. Big cabinet radio, $73. 1113
6 Nick is a good of the First Marine Division, Re- Allegheny Road. NAS. damaged the steering gear of one
hitter, all right, the winning pitcher. Griggs, Zeke inforced. "The officers and enlisted Shaeffer 14-k Lifetime Pen $10.00. Con- of the enemy ships. His conduct

but he sags at and Hambrick each had two hits men of the First Marino Divi- tact II. Frltche, Phone 8569. contributed to the victory achievedby
I Kitchen
Bedroom Suites
I the knees like for the losers. sion, Reinforced, on August 7 to Sets. Hargley, 1125 A Allegheny. our forces and was in keeping

.. he was carrying i In the officers'league five games 9, 1942, demonstrated outstanding Living Room Bedroom suites kit with the best traditions of the

a land mine were played with VPB 2 (2) win- gallantry and determination in chen set. Hargley. 1125 Consists A Allegheny of table naval service."

,, detector in the ning over VF 4, 11 to 4 and VF successfully executing forced land- with Six-piece extensions dinette four set. chairs and twodoor Captain Johnson is an expert not

ro seat of his 5, 6 to 0. VF 5 won twice, thump- ing assaults against a number of cupboard. Two years old, $60. only in combat action, but in nor-
Ing Supply, 8 to 0 and Operations, defended posi- Phone 24-231 In the mornings
pants. The fans : strongly i One baby carriage. Pre-war. Call Jax mal flying activities, as Is attested
swallow cigars 5 to 1. Operations came back tions on Tulagi, Gavutu, Tanam- to by the fact that out of
,rte'in' high glee every i against Supply Commissary, 5 to 0. bogo, Florida and Guadalcanal" Fountain girls to work for Malnslde 257 attempts to land on a carrierhe

time Nick Leading batters in the officers' British Solomon Islands, accord- Ship Service at N. A. S. Call Ext. 446. was "waved off" only seven

J ,E u steps up to bat, loop for the week were: Anzer, Ing to the citation. -at- times.

1 but rival pitchers Mykland and Tignor, VPB 2 (2); Until 9 December 1942 this divi- Medal Of Honor Hero Commander Raby, also holderof

see little Dierker, Laughlln and Leppert, sion held their positions despite the Distinguished Flying Cross,

that's humorous in those burning VF 5; and Davidson, Supply Com- repeated Japanese attacks from 'Just Did My Best' was air group commander of one

liners he hits. missary. land, sea and air and by a seriesof I of the Navy's largest and newest ,

rielvin Ott Is another fellow Phillips hurled a no-hit game offensive operations drove the ITALY (CNS-"I) Just did my carriers a short time before com-

with a funny-looking stance. A for VF 5 in his team's 8 to 0 Japs' from the proximity of the air best," Cpl. James Slaton, of Gulf- ing to the Jacksonville Naval Air

left handed hitter, little Mel waves decision over Supply. field and inflicted great losses on port Miss., explained after he had Station as Superintendent of Avi-

his right foot around in the air them by land and air attacks, it been awarded the CongressionalMedal ation Training.

just before he swings. He claimshe was pointed out. of Honor for destroyingthree

gets more distance into his extra Vickery Hurls Saturday Comdr. Silber won his wings Nazi machine gun nests in According to his citation signedby
Admiral C. W. Nimitz Comdr.
base clouts that way. Six first class of '35 at Pensa- a single action near Oliveto.Slaton's ,
Continued From rage with the
Raby received the DFC because he
If John McGraw, who nurtured heroism also won for
Ott at his bosom, was ever tempted Coast Guard .... .. ... .. 000 010 000-1 cola one of the first to go through him the Russian Order of Patri- "skillfully organized and directedthe
Air Station . .. ... .000 000 000-0 there under the Naval Air expansion which attacking force of an aircraft
to Mel'a he otic War Second Class, en-
change stance restrained Errors ,
Runs, Muffoletto. Stevens program. He is credited
carrier for air attack
him I titled him to ride on railroads free on Marcus -
Lyons. Klein, Weiner. Runs batted In, shooting nine
down Japanese planes
self as he did O Stevens. Two base hits, McCullough I in the Soviet Union. lIe is the Island. The result of the
Heinle Stevens. Sacrifice hits. Muffoletto. I definitely, and two probables in air first American enlisted man so attack, the destruction of a high
Pride. Colgan. Left on bases CoastGuard battles stretching from Guadal-
of the installations
Groh who used Station 5. lilts, oft Lade I honored by the Russians percentage
j canal to the first strikes at the
''' 4Bttrw the island, was largely due to his
to bat facing 4 In 9, 2 In 8, Miller 0 in 1.
Bases on balls, off Lade 1, Baldwin 2. Marianas. excellent direction."
" the pitcher and s Struck out by Lade 3, Baldwin 1. Prior to to the South Pa-
. :: going All Men Directing all phases of the Mar-
) with Bill Terry, ; ; f Wild pitches Baldwin. Winning pitcher. Eligible
' who used to Lade. Losing pitcher. Baldwin. cific, Comdr Silber was Executive cus attack by his group, Comdr.
Time, 1 40. Umpires, Hart, Lucarelli. Officer of a fighter squadron which
Raby was credited with remainingaloft
, lean back o n _ To Have ChanceTo
sill of
In the invasion
his heels and participated over the target for a four-

let his stomach drape over the' Fliers, 4=IRTC, 0 North Africa in November of 1942. Cast BallotsContinued and-one-half-hour period, and with

plate like a hammock. Groh, Air Station/ II8TOMcCullghcta3 Lieut. Green is an NAOTC In- personally making strafing attackson

armed with a bottle-shaped bat, h,1 0 ab.h.o a structor, and a native of St. Louis, From One radio installations, anti-aircraft ;
Aguda 4116 Mo. He has been in the Navy Page batteries and an trawler.
was the master bunter of his time Colgan c :5 112 0 Yank,cf 3010 enemy
and Terry despite his flat footed A.Andrsn.ss 4247 Brgman.2b 4113Lyons since 1939, and also won his wingsat ters at Room 207 anytime after During the North African land-
,2b 4020 McBrlde.rf 4 1 0 0McClsky,3b Pensacola. With Fighting Five the dates of general distribution. Jacksonville
stance was the best hitter in the .4110 .4 017 0 Ings, the training superintendent -
National League for half a dozen C.Andrsn.rf 3010 Anden,3t Corriglo 3015 I from June 1940 to Dec., 1942, Lieut. Reproduced elsewhere on this was credited with

,.ears. So McGraw left them alone. Woddall .4000 Gross 3140. I Green has since served as an page is the post card to be used in shooting down two enemy planes
WelnerIb .4370 Ranaletf 2020 NAOTC instructor.He applying for the absentee state I and
made one change in a Carterp 3001 Search.U 0000 definitely adding one pro
batter's stance however. Frankie LIvh.p 3003 I is a graduate of Southern ballots. Study it so that you may able. For his part in the African ,

V. Frisch came to him batting cross Wilson 1000 Illinois University at Carbondale, know exactly what informationyou I adventure he was awarded the

handed. "My God," said McGraw. Totals 36-10 28 SiTotals' 31.-.4 27 17 ,IlL must state on your card when Navy Cross. I

v "What la he, a man or a squid?" zBatted for Handle In 8th. you receive it. Comdr. Shook cautions Comdr. Raby entered the Navy 1
Score by Innings all hands to be to
sure sign
r via Annapolis, class of 1929 ,and,
Air Station 002 010 001-4
Admiral DecoratedThe the card at the bottom and have It
Blanding IRTC 000 000 000 0 Rear after a brief tour of duty as a deck
t Army Fighters To roufric Weiner 2, McCullough I 2. Er Legion of Merit has been attested by a commissioned OFFI- officer, won his wings at Pensa-
Runs batted in, CoTgan 2. A.Anderson CER prior to submission.
McCullough. Two-base hits awarded to Rear Admiral John \ cola In February of 1931, completing

Aguda, McCullough.. Sacrifice hits, Car Walter Reeves, Jr, U. S. Navy, 56 jj : the first father-son pilot teamin

r Be Here Friday A.ter.Anderson Stolen bases, Double, Aguda play, ,McCullough Aguda and, holder also of the Distinguished Bay Duy War BondsOr the Navy. His father, Admiral

bases, Air Station Service Medal. He has a com- Raby, fatally injured in an auto- i
Lleut. Eddie Adams, NAS boxing r.e Jl'ngLRT: Hits, off Carter 4 mand at sea In the Pacific. Bye Bye Freedom mobile accident in 1934, had won '
announced In 9, Lisch 10 In 9. Bases on balls, off .
coach yesterday his wings in 1923.
Carter I, Lisch 1. Struck out by Carter
,. that there would be six fights on 12, Lisch 3. Time 1:50. Umpires Smith Two Officers Decorated Comdr. Raby is married to the I

.r the Friday night Victory Smoker and Helfcneln. former Miss Marion Blount of J

card, starting at 1930 in the ring Fliers 7-IRTC !5 < Pensacola, F'Ia. S
at Mason Field. I .
i Air Station Camp lil&In Three of the bouts will be ab.h.a.a.I 1KTC '1

.I against opposition from Waycross Vannl.cf 4210. ab.h.a.a. Award For j
Ga., Army Air Field boxers and Col ganc 4080 SearchIf 4010Anderson ...
... "
,S3 2122 Handle,2b 5042Lyons ;.t ". "" Marine Who Defied Death
the remaining bouts will be pro- .
,2b 4102 Aguda :5234
vided by matching NAS fighters McCisky,3b .4114 McBiide 4210 ,.;;. ; Continued From Page Two 1

The bouts already set place, Bill Woddall 3000 Borrlglo 5 4100l'ldert ...:r'....It., .....:.. .. '
3120 Anders,3b 5 1 2 3'elner,1b .- '-. I full impact of the explosion"
Tlbbs Army, vs. Carlos Silvia, A \\ 4 113 0\Gross.c 3121 ."'....." I Men who were with him said
and R, 130 lbs.; Bill Reynolds, Ar- Blttner,p 1003 Llsch.rf 3000 ....- I
Vlckeryp 20 0 2 Urlage 4010zWilson .. f that when the grenade escapedhim
Salvadore Alvarez Docks-
my, vs. 1000 : ... > he gasped, "Oh, my God!" :
Ferries or Horton Hinton, A and :l't : "'
Totals 31 7'1i 13Total| < 39 11 24 10 and threw himself upon the ex
R, 135 lbs.; and Ted Hokie, Army,
a zBatted for Search In 9th. '... :... plosive.
.. vs. Adrial Grill, A and R, or Jack
Score by Inning*: ;
Following this act of heroism,
;; Lucarelli, Physical Training, 160 Camp Blafndlng IRTC 021 001 001-5 i
the trio of Marines whom Private
lbs. Air Station 100 001 02x-7 I
S Runs McBride, Borrlglo 2, Vanni 2, : Anderson had saved, charged out
Randle, Colgan Anderson Lyons of the shell crater, fighting their"
McCloskey Bildo. Errors, Col- t'f
l I ,_. Japs Met Lefty GroveIt Kan, Anders 2, Urlage 2: Runs battedIn way to the far side of the island
Boirlgto 3, Vannl, Gross, Lyons 2, through Janp"ese snioers. ,
was away back in 1031 when Bride, Welner. Two-base; hits Borriglo I "After Anderson's sacrifice one I
. Vannl. Sacrifice hit, Randle:
the Japs had a taste of LeftyGrove's Home run t
_'-7c- Stolen bases. Colgan VannI. Double ..... of them remarked later, "we all
,, : r famous fast ball, but they play, Anders Randle and Station Rear Admiral A. C. McFall; Chief of Naval Air Operational Training felt we were living on borrowed
learned to handle big Left : 10 Air
haven't Blandlng
bases ;
, baseball 6. on 7 in 8 innings I Bltt read citation to Commander Sam Leonard Silber (right facingAdm. time. The least we could do was
h V >.. league pitching yet. During a ner 4 tBlnotJ.U VIckery 7 in 4. Bases on McFall), and Lieut. Frank O. Green at ceremonies here last get him a couple of Japs apiece."

" tour of the Far East in 31, balls, off tfrlage 7, Blttner 2. VIckery Wednesday morning. Comdr. Silber received a Gold Star In lieu of The 22-year-old Leatherneck was J
Grove was sent in to protect a 2. Strlkf'OutsUrlaKe 2. Bittner 4, Vlck-
4 lie erv 2. Winning pitcher VIckery. LosIng a second Air Medal while Lieut. Green wo presented the Pnv'-. ""tiated to a ship, where he died
4-3 lead In the eighth inning.
19 pitcher.\ llartuI')1( Lucmarelll dentlal Unit Citation as a member of Fighting Squadron Five nr -- 1 I', *i'i. iroun'ls. He was buried at i
fanned the last six Nlppoa on
hours. Umpires: *
I First Marine Division, Reinforced. h. full military honors.
'tched balls. (B).

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? Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 17 August, 1944

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Little "" ..s
Civilian Employees' News Things

I Personnel Relations Editorial Office Offices, Bldg. IS From A And RMaintenance :.:; ." ,'_ i

Telephone Extension 8&8.1: rl .,, .
The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax
!I Air News, Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Sta ), .

f I tlon.Kdltor't Civilian................Employees.....................................IX (J() Myron E. Ru;, USNR I By Walter K. Riviere &gSS ; *YV v' 1 I
reporter Is back again, aft-
er having spent a week with his

J \.embly and Repair: parents in Rochelle, Georgia, .. It
. Maintenance .................................... Walter Klvlere where he had a most enjoyable 1 s v MI
Accessories! ............................................ .. W. 1.'. Martin time. It was the first time he hadbeen
Metal and :Machine.-.......Theirea F.. Register able to be in the old home

Engine I Overhaul.........,.....,..................._.......... Lillian LlndeyProgress town for several years. ,
..........................................._._......................... Tom Quinn Have you noticed the many ''IIIt
Aircraft I Overhaul,............................".............Amelia DrawUy changes that have been taking
Interim Overhaul.........._.............................William 1.. Norris place throughout the Division lately -
.Production Enf. .....?............_............_......**..... ...Don again ? The storeroom which we have
Production Control............................,...............Pattl IWnnettIVb all been so patiently awaiting is
Employee*...................................................... Adeline Joel completed and those shops that \ II \ \2 ,,
Inspection and Survey: have been assigned space in it are N// / $.. ,,,, r 11,

Aircraft I Overhaul....................................Muriel: K. MitchellA. already moved In. The Harpe -. ..... 1t

Jt R. Dept...........................................-..... Ruth C. Raise h painters have already moved in :-: : .' ), 1 \ ,
Sara VernerPrlKllla and have their office established ;: ;,
Glenn along side of the office of Chief i'

Supply Dept..........."..................................................Ruth Love McGee the Division Leading Chief ;
(..uhUe'ork" Dept................................_............. ..... Audrf'YVoluble Also Mr. C. B. Corbin's joiner :. iIsfti .
Louise Abraham I shop has a large space assigned .:
Ceclle UevenUh I to it for the storage of reserve '
Supply. Department................................................"..... .. Llzette Temple !i material, keeping it sheltered from ', I,, y..;;' -r":. b, _
1 the weather and at the same time JJ J
saving the space formerly used for 1 ; J .,
crt. J.Wnsert
storage for useful .
working spacp. ,-. d, "
:: P" LtI AN .4.154
A number of -
new employee -
have been added to the roll of -. ? Ju
Jly Ruth C. Ralich the 4llvl\lo t during the past iwv- .'
Several people are on the sick eras weeks and we with to welcome /
hat this week : Mr. ..Wetzler Machine them to the A R and ur

Shop; Virginia Williams, _. .- Maintenance Division& *. Everyone I ,. t 'il
Het Treat Shop; and Mr. Pas- ha expressed his desire to p J .
cal. Hope all will soon feel better ('IJUI|>eriite with, and help themin 1t
and be able to be back on the 1 every way ponnlbl
We hear that Aircraft Overhaul \\t;

juh.W'iJ are all sorry that Mrs. Marguerite I.'V had a wonderful time on the picnic "Just "like I him. Doing as tittl work as possible." .

Dixon, Inspector in Paint \, last Sunday. Everyone was very .

Shop, has been in such severe pain much satisfied with the huge success I .
for e o long a time. She is suffering or the enure day and all the -

from previous bone frac- games and food think These News FromProduction )
ture. She is leaving soon for //, (It tl\ 6 Surely Maintenance will not let :.

Mayo Brothers in Minnesota, and another division get ahead of It on .
CLEANLINESS may be next to Godliness 'I
we all wish her the very beet of but it's not if you use the enemy a thing like that. It seems thatsomeone Figures Over
luck, and a comfortable trip. I prepared which will either burn in Maintenance would get I j
soaps '
Looks to Nellie Mc- thb ball toward
good an outing
the hands or explode} when the outer
Phaul back in our office again I is for us. What do you say Mr. And Then Act Engineering -
She Is here in the absence of Miss coaling worn away Sau r, how about your starting ,

Wulfe. who is vacationing in Buffalo things ? Mr. Scott. Mr. Wood and I It you have a mathematical By J, H. Silver .
and Toronto. Mr Corbin. I am sure, would lend'' mind these figures should Interest I Would you rather swing on a
Anticipation! : Our Principal<< a helping hand. So .;
very come on you. Each day eight solid miles of star, gather moonbeams from afar, .1
Inspector, John Stanch!! In Aircraft now let's show them what .
we can automobiles are being junked. At ; or go to a dinner party given by d
Overhaul 80 I understand, do when
we get
: this 240 miles Everyone
rate, taken out
are !
U. planning, a leave sometime In C. B. Jones, Chairman of the answered ,
of circulation each month and over yes so a party .'
September. He has made repeated Golf Tournament Committee, informs 2920 miles of highway would be ,. It was, a dinner party to end all
Inquiries about apartment to me that the "Naval Air Golf I dinner parties! ,
In Aircraft Overhaul required for a year. To pass all
different Club"
ones will hold Its Mid-Sumwcr
I Practically everyone was there ;
CxFIXON'T these cars parked bumper to bumper -
Sounds like Cupid may Golf Tournament
August 13th
Lt. and '
including Comdr. Fuller .
would take all "A" book :
bend hU bow Johnnie! For your
contact John lei your sweet-tooth tempt you | through September 1st. This will and would require a "C" book with | his extremely charming wife, Lt. :!1
any good advice, into eating candy left behind by the be a Medal Play Tournament of at least 30 Without exceeding { and Mrs. Whitcomb. Lt. Morris and '
Flnenco. He knows all tM answer 72 coupons.
played at Hyde Park
enemy 11 may be chemically treated to the 35-mile speed limitit I Mrs. Morris. Civilian Personnel sI \
give you a "hot mouth" when you eat Jt Country Club and the BrentwoodClub. would waste approximately 83 I] put in a 100% appearance. :: :;
Incld\ntany--hap to be out ) Lt. and Mrs. .
Whitcomb entertained
'actual hours of If
driving. eight
--- --
--- Players will be
la Aircraft Overhaul at a band grouped in the
group by singing aa
concert the other day and as I SCUTTLEBUTTBy flights according to their scores in I hours were allowed for sleep and old, sentimental air called
hour would
p but atop and watch the Kangaroo Tom Quinn awarded In each flight. Any civilIan take nearly 6 days of your vacation -I treat that everyone applauded for
for this useless
Dane being put on by one of our We wishing to join the club should trip. youdidn't more. For an encore Lt Whitcombgave
reporters are always saying
I have vacation and
a coming,
contact *
able Chiefs. I wouldn't mention Mr.
too much or too little. This time other songs and
had to take time off from
any names, but his hair i i. red. Charles Fields in A. A R.I your some of his
its own
too little: Last week ke wrote and I original, witty
regular job, get
Keep up the dance Red! up Letter H. (Jack) English of ---- suppose you poetry. Yours truly 'acted as JUG
$7 a day, you would lose over $45
Craniawho used in
inspect Engine Overhaul and his family.We and led the Conga line. From now
In That plus the cost of I
Electric Shop, Is now in California I mentioned everyone but his Shop 20 Metal oline pay.and oil, or approximately gas on he will be known aa snake
on leave. daughter. She, too, is doing valu- I hips :Miss Jerry Lasseter and
$-1:5.: plus the price of meals,
We all noticed that Mr. Nelson able war wor__ In the A. &: R. De- ohoh, let's your of $1.00 snake hips did a rumba that w.*.
had a big broad smile when he partment. Her name is Mrs Ma- I& Machine Div. meal say an average out of this world-one that ended
( costs more to eat
returned from his anniversary vacation rion Lubin and her husband is in per I ker-plunk! Right in front of the
day. He said, "I hope the the Coast Guard. when you're traveling) along with Officers' table. Howling laughter
next nine will be Of "B" Shift six nights in a hotel at $5.00 a I
as happy
I That Pacific Sailor who wrote in I night, the first thing you know immediately burst forth. Our own
as the past nine years. Only regret little jitterbug and
and wanted to join the "Ancient glow worm.
this deal has coat $IM. Personally
i4 that he didn't marry soon- Order of Shipwrecked Sailors of I Uy Slim Tyler I don't see you How can- Willie Shows (AMM 2c) and PeeWee

er! I the South Seas" is the son of R. R. Boswell says he went fishing afford it. Well Gods you who from the Change File Section,
GUI to see Doris Wiggins back Vrooman, Machinist in the Cowl over the weekend and between his yea entertained with a dance number
on the job. after her two days' j Section of Shop 20. "Rudy" is the { good luck and his bad luck te had started this mess, anyway? that was tops.If .

llnp.Flit.! | "Friend" who sends the Jax Air I about as much luck as anybody. (MORAL: Take good care of there's one thing that can get;

New flash! Inspector Wallace News to his son, A. G. Vrooman, He caught three nice ones, and, had your present automobile. Organizea a party started, It's a good old-
Still has entered Supervisors School I AMMlc, who was.on the USS!} Hor- two flat tires. car pool immediately. If you fashioned broom dance. There's

and no doubt he will be supervisor I net when it was sunk. Rudy had Dan Gunther says he has not can't join a car pool, pick up rid- just nothing like it for proving: ...
over a group of women. '' no idea his son had written until caught any fish lately due to rainy ers along the way. Share the who has the most speed and popularity ,
Someone told me that Mr. Still's I,, he saw the front page item in the weather. Well one excuse is as Ride! ) Lt. Comdr. Fuller took an 'f
nickname is "Joe Corbett." Is Jax Air News. Says Rudy, "im good as another. He hopes to unusual fancy to the boom and .'
that right, girls ? ? ?_ agine him calling his pop a friend' catch some this coming Sunday. Insisted on dancing with it several .'
-but he smiled in pride when he Bickford, AMM 2c, sat rubbing Aircraft OverhaulIly times---he Just couldn't tear him /'

Interim Overhaul said it.Note. the sleep out of his eyes one night Amelia S. Drawdy self away. '
to A. Vrooman, AMMIc last week. He didn't know his hand Peggy Phelps deserves a great -
Congratulations to Lieut. A. M. ftomewhere In the Pacific: was full of black grease until the The picnic held Sunday, August6th deal of thanks for her untiring efforts -
Rhyiie and Chief Warrant Machinist Your "friend" and father, Rudy boys started laughing at him. must have been a complete in making all the arrange
Suratt. Only recently were the Vrooinun, i in proud of you and Small AMM 2c, says his little success, judging from the requestsfor ments. The dinner was enjoyed by
new bars put on the collars. May ;you can well be proud of your boy had a birthday this week, and a repetition of the event. Sorry everyone. Dancing, to the strainsof
you both continue up the ladder. lath r. He U devoted to hU job, there was one thing he couldn't this reporter could not be presentto Al Love and his Swing Tars: ,
Mrs. Frances E. Gadson, who and U one of the very best menIn understand, his boy got so many give you first hand informationof was continuous. Everyone had such ,
works in Ship 818, has a fifteen I the A. Jt R. I have never net presents, and when I have a birth- the affair. The Committee Is to a good time that we'll have to have *11
d-iyV leave to visit her brother you, but from hf'llrlnc'our fatter day, "I don't get anything." be congratulated and thanked for another party soon. I, for one, V
stationed in California. He is to talk about you, I feel a* If George Lucas, clean-up man and their efforts in making the day a"gala" will not forget this party for a I
leave soon to join the fightingforces I know you. Here' hoping you helper, is a familiar figure In our one for those attending. long time. So long until next time,
The don't get any more bW for "Ye shop, always busy with his brooms, Special thanks are to be extendedto be seeing you!
overseas. g'angwishes Ancient Orde.Her .."- etc. He never says much, he is Mr. Whiddon, for the excellent .
her a pleasant trip. such eats; Mr. Osborne and Mr. Brad- tu re.
Welcome to our new bluejackets. many friendsiregret; hearing a quiet, easy going fellow, we I I
I shaw, for of and Chief Dobarzynskr
arranging games Leading Chiefof
hardly know he is
that Mrs. (Mickey Beckendorf of around, but I I
Coming In from all theaters ofwxr
contests and Mr. Hauptman, for Aircraft Overhaul voiced .
; ,
think in the practically :
I i Shop 27 has had to resign due to everyone shop missed
the names of the men areas
him when he his untiring efforts to get all the the same opinion as that of
illness. She was a: fine worker and was out from work
follows : Albert T. Feda, AMM '
one night last week. information concerning the activities Lt. Petrie, and hoped for a recur.
will be
long remembered for her
Ic Joseph H. Breckler. AM 3c '
; : before the public. to' rence soon
excellent work the 5th War Freda McDonald Is back from
NevaJ! ) A. Mell, AM :3c Dale E. i during
; the rain several contests that Some of the contests held 'j
were and
Georgia, where she .
Eckuirdt: AM Ic; James E. Du- Bond Drive.. She is a real trouperand says she had a .
slated for the day not held the results
I pleasant vacation. were were : wrestling matchW. '
ville, AM Ic; and Andrew, J. My- we all wish her a quick returnto -. and there are always a few files E. Ridgeway versus It. A.
rick AMM 2c. II good health. in the ointment. The public address I Langston, endinin a draw; and
The newest officer in Interim Lt. Swanson Metal and Machine ed1 system had temperamentalspells I another unscheduled wrestling

Overhaul is Lieut. J. K. Hamm I Officer, was delightfully surprised which, greatly annoyed the match between Pat Bogardia and
jai: In from the war zone. Glad last week when he was presented master of ceremonies. By the way, I Leo Duncan which furnished much
to have you aboard. Sir. I| with a beautifully decorated birthday on the list to tx congratulated I entertainment. The Greasy Pig

Daansey! Jackson and fovia I' cake by the Supervisor of M. goes Chief Smith, from Flight= I Contest was won by Robert Gray,
Moore, assigned! to the Maintenance jk )(. Test, who was the M. C. on this who also won the Greasy Pole
Division, but doing an excellent Happy Birthday, Lt Swanson. I 1iiHs occasion. Contest. The day wore on to a
job In Interim Overhaul have a son whose birthday is the Lt i'etrta. Aircraft Overhaul happy conclusion. This can be ascertained
have been out due to illness. They same day as yours. I hope that he Officer, was particularly lmpree- by Chief Cabbage.Ann .

are expected back soon and all the will grow up to be. the kind of Russell Paxon Fowler, grandsonof and with the congenial relationship TreIchel, of 39-A, is has _
fellow workers are looking .for man you are. Mr. Albert Fowler of Inspection beiwoea MM enlisted men' pitalised at present for a major, .

I word. te their return. dfc Surrey, Metal, Machines ..oj civilian, and hopes that operation. She expects to be' on 'flJ -
., I Interim Overhaul now has a' lieve-1, In history.-! Is Mr. O. J and Accessories- Division, born more get-together of this nature leave for the. next.month. Best
reminlhe' first one, it is:! be- 'Arnold, formerly a Qurtrmnn. August :9th, la North Carolina will he taM bi the near fu- wishes for a speedy recovery! I
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17 August, 19.44 CIVILIAN' JAX. ,AIR NEWDEWS.: ..:':':.:: =- .-.:.:....... Rpge Nine 1 1WAR


Employees Get Citations I

As Recognition Of Work

,- conscientious efforts of five
-- The

Sallies NAS civilian employees have been

( Supply recognized by the War Production

: lly LlMette TempleDid Drive Headquarters in Washington,
according to information just received
you notice the new garb of ,
Gerald by Lt. Comdr. Harold E.
our quick-change artist I Benefield of Beneficial
Chairman the -
Mlrkln? One morning this week ;

PRODUCTION BOARD he was placidly working away in Suggestions Committee.
WASHINGTON, D, C. I his Sailor Whites, but returned I Joseph M Cooper and C. B. Cor-

from lunch in the uniform of an bin have both been awarded "Com

Aviation Chief Machinist! Asked mendation" Certificates in recognition -

By order of The Board for Individual i Award what brought about the change he of their initiative and patriotism -

,.' coolly answered "Oh, it was so In addition to the certificates

at j its au meeting in Washington hot I had to change into something liberal cash prizes have

!.-and this was It1"! All this been awarded for their suggestions -

J J. M. COOPER without having breathed a word in .

I confidence to anyone -- just like The War Production Drive headquarters

.... that! People like that make life also acknowledges with
to .M"M ... .....
e nnwled M IM w//rwiou w '0',4. N w. ._ Ir y..r W. Pr.d.niM Di., C_ _.
Ted.., M'., "'''". ""''' "* M '* *" *"* *" .**" *'.1.,..**IMIrM."""*'". 1 ht 11 lad...;iimlI / .. pretty hard for a repoiter. Nothing appreciation the production suggestions
.,.... I.,.........."_ I.d..I. ,"fcowt'li" .. IM 101,4 w.II, "...MCO':" 10.ft. ..h.. .. Igor,y.. II ill M/LY,1.t..eri.p, Is news; no scoops to dish out! submitted by John F. Mac-

I I. ih. .4iM *t your Cw.,._<.Wr rr4,.timi p,... H.<4qu.ntrf..*|.>iul.ut you. Speaking of news and additions: Cree, Charles S. Hoard, and C. B.

have you met our two new officers Merrill, by presenting them with

_JULY 26, 1944 C-V:: : ? They are Ensign J. A. Bil- "Honorable Mention" awards.

f' r lington in Power Plant Units, and Because the suggestions made

oYf.riYte Ensign G. G Becher General Stock by Mr Cooper and Mr. Corbin represent -

Control Officer. Welcome aboard such a tremendous savingin

from all of us man-hours they were awardedthe
While gaining; another new officer "Commendation" certificate in

less" most of UN
(more or
addition to the substantial cash
fpA knew ..t. L. B. llershberger from

..... Municipal No. 1 days) we hate, prizes

1'lcturtd here are two example: of *|H-cial award" just re- --:- """'":""' too, lost one to Bureau of Supplies Mr. Cooper submitted two suggestions -

MARPRUUICiIUYiRII'EIIEADQITAR1IRSdatlun" ) : one on a "Blower Clutch
ami Accounts What will
4.-ivtd by five XAS employer. Above I"!* one of the 'IIIIIIU.
do without Lt Baker' Joviality Wire Inserting Fixture for Assembly
certificate awarded by Mar Production I>ri\e IMqtrw. ./Jt./'J'I.J ".ul.A""Hcl li aIn we of High Speed Plate Type
to keep us "paul..gh., me,
Washington to both Mr. Joseph M. Cooper and Mr. C. B. ItSPoJ"clJ'"SYI'11" .f they come and they go and we' Clutches"I and another one on a

(4'rbln for their outstanding beneficial suggestionsThe' plod along! Do they ever think I "Valve Tappet Assembly Installation -
C. R. V rrlll "

Miialk-r" photo shout one of the "Honorary Mention" It"IIrd".0", ; : .:;.... -,....o-..__._. ::;. of Supply! Sorry Daze,? Misty(Oh, !oh Mange, plagiarism -, I Mr. Corbin's Tool for suggestion Wright had Engines.to do

that has \\nt\\ received h three other employers, ( K. Merrill M.M.r.4r.1T 1l1 101VM1"w'A."C hCo
y ? ca..rYY.enoYroso.r"a but It just fit !) with "Upright and Inverted Miter

('Iarl..,.. S. Hoard and John 1-'. ;Maccrce. Mr. Cooper| and (t& The most tragic loss in Supply I Boxes" Their winning ideas will

\"j' i ..,.. .,-" "' that of Betty be distributed to all the various
: this week
:Mr. (.,rbln iNith received liberal cash uuurtN for their Mig- ;: past was
....N.IVITNV..,.. .....u...... who I shore establishments of the Navy
addition to the "Commendation" CrrtlfkacM.Safety Nail Wilkinson, from Unit 15.>
r- r-- died after an operation She was throughout the country for their

,- -- --.---.-. _. -- _. --- 22 years old, mother of two children benefit also.

and her husband is overseas. I Four of the five winners are in
Interim &
Slants Minor Shelling Of Guam We understand that the Red Cross 1 the Assembly & Repair Department -

Kj K I'. Armstrong has not been able to locate Mr while Merrill is employed by

Overhaul Dept. Wilkinson to notify him. even now. Inspection & Survey.
Safety Engineer: I Most Terrific In I __ _
Carl Reiter ordered some ice
H>' 1'rUcilU fileniiYou'd .,
cream a few days ago but was

I BELLES never guess who droppedby unfortunately not available whenit
the office the other day to say"hello" I Pacific's Combat came. So "who killed Cock
It Chief and
was ,
Higbee I Robin" ?, or, who ate the ice cream ?
> I'M ?OTTIN'MY WAIR I bless his heart he certainly did I II GuamDelas'ed( ) was magnificent -I Mr. Bennett and Mr. Nelson were
look He's stationed at
good. Quonset '
( u? RI MT NCWVY011'R ( in Its awesomeness You the culprits! But, who must n-
I Point now. loved the of it, the sound of
sight imburse Lillian Bridges for her .cit.
tdoT s We it's rather nice to have
CATCt4NE INs i I thing it, the feel of it, and the smell of expenditure ? That+ is the question! I
ny Jack back from his leave.
I Rodgers it. And thankful
you were youweren't The Court: ( probably Bennett & II
tolx4o BARE NE Dio As :Mr. Corbett said "It's klndai
on the receiving end of it. Nelson) ruled that inasmuch as I Miss Eileen Sullivan, from Receiver -

i i I lonesome around here without old Such was the pre-invasion bom- Reiter ordered the fluff it was his 's Section of Supply has just
1 Jack, isn't if" Well, it
really was
bardment of Japanese-held Guam. responsibility to regardless of I her
: Harold Hebert, don't think wehaven't pay changed name to Mrs Lowell
missed too while This has been the most severe I the final disposition of the ice I Rice. Mr. Rice is a second class

you youwt're and sustained surface and aerial cream. Ask Mrs Bridges if she Aviation Machinist Mate from
leave. We think I
) I IJ INAfONAL on fellow" you'rea assault upon an enemy bastion in I has gotten her money yet? VPB2 Unit No.2. Here are our

regular the Pacific war. Day after day I A new "wave" has come into I' wishes for your happiness Eileen!
I I know that Henry Lane just
warships and planes have sent ton i our midst! No, not that kind!' Le- Miss Sarah Thompson also from

loves. HE'nral'en.t being on Compartment Cleaning it after ton of explosives hur tiling ola Jones is IT with a wa\e-length I Supply Department, receives more
glad was
you toward Japanese installations on hair-do softly bobbing around, in of the same wishes. She has just
only for one day ? (Keuster, you'dbetter I I'
the island Personnel Section! Had you noticed changed her name to Sarah Thompson -
atop grabbing our men
At times, the shoreline and the I ? Wheeler!
like that I i. I mountains behind it were completely Elizabeth Brand, in Accounting jt.-
M of was
) trip exploration asuccess
obscured by flame and smoke. In making a trip cohering
last we-ek. On
my way I Washington. New York, and Americans purchased over $20.-
1 The terrific cacophony of firing
I the idS
I downtown stopped by I Ohio on her vacation. I* therea 630.000,000 of War Bonds duringthe
sears Counct I office in Hiiikllng 450 to see who guns, the thunderous roar of shell I'
I voice audition Included in the Fifth War Loan Drive, reports -
and bomb blasts and the
explosions -
those voice that I hearoter
Now here is a sensible young I pleasant much belong of the targets! themselves were plan ? ("'f"11 hate to take out Secretary Henry Morgenthau ,
telephone 110
lady who knows the danger of from of the same insurance coverage of the Treasury Department.Following .
I to. to them fare to deafening. The very earth shook
having hair dangling in and mound Talking I that Mr. IncheJI has, If I on the heels of Secretary -
from the fissions And the
face, I dlso>ered that the people cpnr;
moving machinery. She knows that. thin :
keep up ) Morgenthau's report is the
were JUMt a* nk-e all their air was filled with the acrid smellof I
It took a Blunder bus gun to pre- For our weekly" news item on announcement of the Sixth War
voice. If in IAS would spent powder. Sometimes, too
scot the rf' .sklns from removing. everyone : Cornier employees' we learn that I Loan Campaign which will, run
would the of the attacking force
get acquainted by making
the hair and scalp of the pioneer : Janette Wise, who was in Follow- I from November 11, Armistice Day
Hs-lal themselves shrouded in the
"| mp* or by participating were
women of this country. I I Up Section: for several months, i.i to December 7th, Pearl Harbor
in recreational activities, our deltart"t smoke of their own gunfire, such
A machine can do it teeter than i iSo would be truly better was the persistency of the shell. now a teletype operator at NAS. Day. It will be known as the

rt-d-i-kin, though not.. neatly. off. One would be surprised at ing. Norfolk, Versatility is the word! "Victory" drive. Quotas for each

Wait 'trl after work to "let your the number of likeable people From the morning .f July f, We didn't know she had It in her! state! will be assigned sometime in

Lair down." who are In just thin one depart until the hh.torleI..nt at -- September.

Accidents are CAUSED, they ment. 3:28 a. m., thirteen da.v later, And here's the one about the ---i---

don't "Just Happen." Here I am, preaching: about 14S when U. S. Marine started farmer who named his little pig Bay Buy War Bonds

A great deal of pain not knowing each other, and our warming acroM the (inland's Ink because he kept running out or

and expense can be IIIellng'l own Sally Mariotti. right here in beaches to start the recaptureof of the Rye, Bye Freedom I

and Interim IAS doesn't know half of Guam and the liberation of ------- -
loaf time saved If we just atop penAccessories
think. "Am I doing this the SAFE the boys here. There' are only Its 20,000-odd civilian popul- Division I

MM Y.' seventeen of them. too. Boys why ties, over 11,000 ton of expkxtIve -

don't you get to work and Intro- had ripped asunder. vital
The fcnowh1account/ is an indication duce yourselves ? military target for mile on all IBj
and Instrument Shop No. 16'I
Hodge nays he's getting tired of land sides l of the designated
the presentwilting
shift Who beachhead area.
being on night now.
that M. MarkhamThe -- ----
/ there is a good chance wants to take his place ? (Please A formidable array of battleships I ,
it may result in the loss of a and oth- "A" shift of the gyro room I From the "A" Shift we welcome
speak one at a time boys. ) cruisers destroyers
is accustomed 0700 'til 1610.: Sheldon lick to the
to room.
linger. I I gyro
Hooray for Big Lane! His leavepapers I er potent NaVal craft steamed arrogantly -
On April 24th. a mechanic wasttharpenmg for the 15th of this month and defiantly into the We welcome John Andrews as I Callie Tillman is very proud these
a tool on an emoiy- and are willingto days. Her brother. S/Sgt. Robert
our quarterman
1 have been approved. Run along coastal waters, and. within distances -
>> whcel. His hand slipped and came I cooperate with him in any idea I Walker, was recently awarded the
and have a big time sonny. Arkansas measured' in yards, gave the
in contact with the wheel: a small is for of the | he has as to quality as well as Air Medal. S/Sgt. Walker is a. tail
waiting you. Japanese powerful proof
of steel embedded itself in quantity production gunner on a B-24 Liberator based
Delgado we greatly sympathizewith might of the Navy they had once I
the finger-joint. HE FAILED TO ( Katherine Cleveland is very hap- somewhere in England. J.V..
Sorry couldn't claimed to have wiped out.
you. you carry
REPORT TilE INJURY Thieeimmths py. Her husband Sidney Cleveland Hinson senior inspector of instruments -
out plans for a 21-day leave Whole towns and villages occupied -
later, in July he began to AMM3c is stationed at V'eioBeach is so busy he doesn't have
We sincerely hope that you'll be bases
as were com-
and reported to enemy and she him oncea time to talk to .
suffer severe pain I may see a reporter.
able to go sometime in the near pletely devastated. Other installations
the ihspentwry where' it was found future. Then it'll be "California, I -- airfields, coastal defense and week. Machine Gun Shop No. 15: :Mr.

that the steel had worked Itself here come." antiaircraft blockhouses Our instructor McDuffle. AMMI Strickland, snapper, is on sick
you positions -
of the finger gun 5 VT's and 7 "
into the cartilage has a nice class. leave
Another good man went on lea'elast pillboxes, ammunition and
Joint. This case now require anolratinn. ML's. Hope they will stick to us.
week Crable: Our slncerest fuel dumps -were wiped out one Ordnance Shop No. 15: : Quarter-
More lost time, more We miss the three Waves from
Rood wishes go: with him. We knowhe'll after another and sometimes man R. C. Copeland is on leave
uiferh itc..;:;. more expense the Electric and Common Instruments. -
have a good time. He's goingto simultaneously. because his sister is very ill. Pat
.'! are Jessie Contra-
REPORT ALL ACCIDENTS. California. '1'he fry feature of the terrain They Drewry is attending Dramatic Art

:NOW IMMEDIATELY!! More news from Ginnie Binga- were altered by the fury of the beckie. Margaret Kelley and Rita School in the evenings
WHO'S? ? ? WHO? ? ? Gagnon all away on leave.
man. I hear that she and another bombardment The hillsides and
Propeller Shop No. 13: Welcome
Grace Kelly who used to calibrate
IN SAFETY girl went horseback", riding with a mountains, which prefciimablj for has a son. Both are back this week E. L. Smith quartt'rmaD

Jf every person in a supervisory crowd of kids, and their horses bad offered' natural concealment nicely bus of the propeller shop, who

capacity were 8S quick to recognize ran awny with them. Can you beat for military emplacement, were doing"B" Shift Our has l.en taking a well deserved!
deepest! -
hazards and correct them, that ? Ginnie says she'll have togo IHH'k-itiarkrd by vast craters : Hewitt sympathies who vacation and rest. Also) we welcome )
to accept safety recommendations I I to Sunday School for a month caused by the bells and ttlHmbto received go word Marjorie)1I'tu.t k that her Mrs. C. C Cherry mechanic3rd

and adopt them, as' Joe Gl f man. now to make up for the languageshe that render! the |MM>|- brother Gerald a Marine, was class) who has been ill for

< I'ul,1icVOI kl'l' Maintenance, it used.Shoiklfv.. lion's usek'sw.Corbett .
/r the several weeks.
_.. kilkd in action on Saipan. Marjorie past .
hBtwo ---- ---
would result in thousands of man- you certainly
little and wife and CI'pt'r. The>"'re taking has itturntd to her home In The personnel of the propeller
home and thousands of dollars )lov love ]. lust cannot ire tmialed. You tally :: t.n instructor. ('court *t Building Iowa Id te with ht-r mother. Mir- hop was sorry to bid goodby to
hate a nice )>ttt) lf.nr.Hy. Wt'd 40. Dust off your I..ridl" fJr.4.J Ism Lotb is tack hi her tench in Chief Machinist Mate James Bead
Th.'M"'s only one way to do thejob the f.I..Co'trit..1 ii'Miurmnt section. who hat beta detached r
notl'Oka.lelkws: : and Jt.rt\t'UI\ recently
)like) to s*< more (f there
that's"THE JOE'S HAVE WAY-WAY. j School (days rue )'Iue again for to flu :your tl\"!'.W 'I k. after uesrly> two 1".IIh. mnuot!'. firm ,)hie t tthtion..



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, I PRESENTSn i iDaDDDaaDCgDaaDaaDaDDa Here Played Key [ Give Odd Facts'"'

R ) Invasion RolesThis On Jacksonville f)

Even If the students at NATTC
is story of D-day and
took time to glance into some
the invasion of France an as q fir history books in addition to their

yet unsung story of Navy numerous required studies they
heroism brought back by might not come across the fact
that a half dozen flags have flown
three doctors now attached '
over what is now Jacksonville, and
to the NATTC Dispensary that this area is studded with

Laeuts. (jg) Thomas a, !r' t ... tales of conflict and pioneering

Kaiser, Buffalo N. y ; Gene strife.If .
+ they did find such a passageand
Ryan, Springfield, Tenn.,
wanted to read some more,
\V.V.. McCune McKeesport,
they might come across the fact
Pa. that just a few mountain whoopsand
I When the staff work for the Invasion a holler from here the first
: was nearing completion the Protestant white child was born in
Allied leaders knew to a ship, gun, what is now the United States.
E and man how much offensive But If by then their- InterestI

: strength could be thrown againstthe I' should be whetted, and they were
Germans along a 100 mile 1r to read on, they would discover
I 2. I stretch of coast. But wait what I' that. Jacksonville used to be
l about the medical care and evacuation '; *,IW Jacksonville not. at all-the Indians *
of the wounded it was a foregone I had a, name for It, mates,
alta Powers I conclusion would be part of I! Shown In the above picture are the three NATTC Medical Officers I and It was, of all things' "Cow "J.I .
"Humpty Dumpty" an out- the price paid by the invading I who placed active roles in the Invasion of Fran(('. From 'eft to right: I Ford."
standing vaudeville revue featuring: I foice Someone somewhere mas- Lieutenants (jg) Thomas Kaiser, W. \\'. McCune, and Gene Ryan. Then, if they wanted to seek

stars of stage, screen and radio, I tel.mined- plan, and a good plan j! I some more lore of Jacksonvilleand
will be served up for free to servicemen it was, to use the rugged LSTs as Day In The Life Of VOICES CHANGING, vicinity, they could borrow a
in two shows at 1800 and I I emergency hospital ships after I pair of GI walking boots and vir.
2000 tonight at the NATTC audi- they had disgorged their original An AEM GraduateOn WAVES DISCOVER I' tually hike it out to the spot

torium. I cargoes onto the beaches. To staff the assumption that most Hy t n", Carlotta Sturgeon where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived
Bert Walton and Co., recently them with doctors and corpsmen, I everyone is interested in one measure The feminine influence in ARM and dreamed up "Uncle Tom's
returned from a Camp Shows o\er- and run them in shuttle service be- or another in what the other School has apparently left its mark, Cabin" which played a major partin
seas unit entertaining servicemenin tween the Norman coast and Eng fellow is doing, we offer you an which brings us to the surprisefor intensifying the smoulder that
England Panama and in the land. "AEM Graduate's Day's Work," the week. Upon entering a finally leaped into the flame of
South Atlantic, will provide the But where to get the doctors. as prepared by Leslie F. Rose, certain class in the operations the War Between the States.If .
comedy touch. One of the feature The supply of doctors in Englandand I AEMSc an instructor: phase of a transmitter, we saw I they want to accept traditionat
acts is Charlie Masters famous I the United States had already reposing In the corner a small its face value (some of which Is
comedy drummer who works his I been drawn upon heavily by the Hey, there Jo Jo, let's get go- First Aide kit marked suggestively substantiated and some probablynot
sticks to the accompaniment of I armed forces, and those still inprivate I! ing! is the familiar cry of Sgt. WAVES! ) they can get the word very
patter that's as amazing as his I I practice were all too few to Rich back in the rear of the test Naturally, we noticed it. but pre- quickly that pirates of old didn't
skill with the wood. Masters has meet the increasing demands madeon I I cells where the AEM school has tended otherwise by ignoring same. overlook this area, either. The
been at it for 25 years, and his them. The only available supply set up a salvage lot for obsolete All through the week, the instructors mouth of the St. Johns, 'tis said,
performance is rated tops in the I of doctors left it was decided, I planes and unusable equipment. would glance at the offending was a favorite haunt for many of
drumming business were those just completing or had j I The student, not knowing the article with a gleam in their eyes. those seafaring gangsters, and
Other performers are Hunt and just completed their internship in work involved, is at first eager to At this writing, no. one has been 1 loot often found its way to hiding
Juliet in an unusual magic act: : hospi als throughout this country. I see what is inside a plane and wounded or even burnt by a hot places along the river's banks.
Estelita Zarco, Spanish dancer; It was at this point the doctors with all fury he tears into the wire, so we consider that the unspoken -I Historians both amateur and
Five Abdullah Girls, acrobatic per- Kaiser, Ryan and McCune skin of a ship and just happens to challenge was met. and for professional-have pretty well established
foriSance: Lynne Parri, charming joined the Navy, Kaiser. from the hit a spot that is easy to cut; but the benefit of our Marines the the fact of the Protestant -
thrush; Deval, Merle and Lee University| hospital' Iowa City, wait he hits something hard and situation is well in hand! white child's birth at Fort
dance trio; and Charles Ruddy, pianist Iowa, Ryan from the Knoxville the ax bounces back. He hits again I I Caroline located on a high bluff
and musical conductor.An General hospital, Knoxville and the same thing happens. He We find that becoming Naval near the mouth of the St. Johns
Tenn.. and McCune from the Allegheny begins to get a little bit per- I personnel has done strange things j I river as the first of that faith. .
attraction is hospital, Pittsburgh& plexed. His pace quickens until I to our voices. What we imagined 1 The area is accessible by auto and
scheduled outstanding for next Wednesdaywhen Pa., and in only a matter of he realizes that after all airplanesare j heretofore to be the dulcet tones of II has provided: lush picnic groundsfor
Auld and his days found theiiihelves headedfor made of good stuff. I I any ordinary woman, come over many.
Georgie orchestra pop at England, McCune hlj>plng A little later Sgt. Rich comes the mike either as a basso or The variety of flags which have
ular swing Patti appear Pow- out 12 days after receiving his back on the scene with a little shrill soprano. I flown over the city is almost un-
the auditorium. Petite uniform, and Halter. on the 17th adde frankness in the tone of his When setting up our transmit- believable-well schooled persons
ers, whose charming is the countenanceyou band's vo- day. voice, so the student wades in ters on voice and establishing com- I arrive at NATTC hear that story
see above again. Bye and bye Chief Tom munications and declare "Tain't so!" Spain
calist. Auld's sweet sax formerlywas Along with each doctor went thecorpsmf'n imagine our consternation I
with Goodmanand and the time in crossingand White, all fresh and ready to seea when the girl who lives in first laid claim to what is now
heard Benny
hole in the pile, yells to one Florida, and from her
the with into explorers
Artie Shaw, and his classy up to D-day was spent train- room us develops a I
musical organization is gaining ing them for the work to be done. of his understudies, "What's that" wolf in sheeps clothing, as she bellows the state gained its name. Francewas
national from battle- man doing Bring him to me. I fifteen victor sixteen I next, then Spain again, England -
popularity. Behind the ,
ships to The student approaching the out! We look frantically around I possessed her for a while and
ships to gunboats, that were chief who has had number of
( a the class to trace the source of during the Revolutionary War,
furnish the fire power of the D-day out in the fleet and is Florida
years this masculine sound. I was the only area along
fleet went the LSTs with the Navy plenty salty) with a quiver in his
aboard However, all the credit for this the eastern seaboard south of Canada -
doctors and corpsmen voice exclaims that he is on his conversion to section leader tonal i'' which took no part in it. Tories
I feeling their way along nar- smoking period. The chief replies, quality cannot go completely to who flocked into the territory were
row lanes cleared that through the row the "After smoking, report back tome the ARM School. We suspect it I pretty upset when Britain, after
of mines girdled
on row 'I
when granting independence to the thirteen -
began we were apprenticeseamen
shore of the Normandy
He then them off, and
groups at Northampton. Prob- colonies, turned Florida over
After H hour, June 6th. their in- with one glance at him they knowhe ably when we go home, our respective -I to Spain. '
\a non cargoes: unloaded they tookon means business. The next thing families will have to con- I During a brief period about the
the freight for the return tripto you know there are four or five fine us to the basement, until such time of the War of 1812 the area .
England--casualties. planes in the pile. White, being time as our speaking voices- settle II around Jacksonville flew its own
The normal load of casualtiesfor satisfied, walks off. And, mate, down once again to that dull col- flag-the "Republic of Florida"but -
an LST was ignored under the if you don't think that is a job lege roar. that governmental unit was
urgency of the circumstances. wielding one of those big five Lt.-Comdr. Moore is among us self-appointed, came into existence
.IIf< Many" loads numbered more than lb. axes don't ever try to graduatefrom again after a sick leave Continued on Page Twelve
twice the usual number and one AEM !school. I call it "Tuition" -
we're glad you're aboard. Sir! The
/ 'J'tg LST made her way back to Eng- I week. You don't pay in full, WAVE Officers at the ARM school the very first day of our
7N- land wIth more than a triple load. but make a swell down payment! School have a very special attach- arrival, but you see, he has over-
\I" I The trip from the roast of Somehow or other comes happy ment for the Comdr. as he was the come that initial prejudice in our .
'v Normandy to England and bark hour. The fellows fall in early, I first person to greet us when we minds completely. We hope you
9 48 hour to make. The but between and myself. I
required you I came to NATTC last May of have smooth sailing from here on
Oso Masson I three medical officers making know the reason. The monkey has course he did send us to night in.
The schedule (at the NA1TC 18 round trips between them, gotten so heavy on the axe that I ----- --- --- ---- --1Xau
auditorium) 7; Ryan 5; MrCune, G. Jo .)'} must let him down.Ater .'i..
Hero Gets
Tonight, 1800 2000, "Great Moment Kai.er'' from England the chow instead of falling in Coveted Medal '
," with Betty Fields and run up on the beachat or grabbing that axe, you can seea
Joel McCrea. high tide, and there they would big blue and white crowd witha ,
Saturday, 1800, 2000, "Secretof stay, like dead ducks for any en- few scattered tans under a shady
Scotland Yard," with Elane emy planes that might come over, tree, because they don't think Sgt.
ftarrie. until the tides came in and float- Rich is as tough as that axe.
Sunday 1500; + The' Rains ed them free. During the night At any rate the afternoon is ,
Came," with Myrna Loy I German planes dropped mines: ?n rather short, because the commandis
Sunday 1800. 2000, "Minstrel the sea lanes that were an ever 4-0 on security This is where .1
Man. with Betty Held. *. present danger as the ships groped you can almost bet that carpenter
pf Monday, 1750. 2000, "Action their way through the darknessand George shows up as well as at
In the North Atlantic" with fog. The threat of German E numerous other times of the day. 9.3?
Humphrey Bogart. boats-fast speed boats carryingtwo At most anytime you appear on
Tuesday, 1HOO 2000 "Cry of torpedoes-was ever presentand the scene the whole area is as
the Werewolf," with Oa. Mao- more than a few LSTs. were. clean as the mess hall table after ? x 0R' kn
son. lost to them in the crossings. Captain's inspection
Wednesday 1800 2000, Georgie Their task completed, the med- --'Jfa--- '
Auld and his orchestra. ical officers were sent as a unit SPARROW CHOW CALL : '

.Note change In regular time. back to the States for re-assign NATTC sparrows are like Blue :..

-- ment. jackets--they want their chow on ..,
SAVE A PENNV '- time. Anytime the Ships Service I-

The following sign hangs in New Books I; the NATTC doesn't open at the customary ear '
ly hour the wires strung In front
NATTC Ships Service. The guy Library
of the store and the roof of the
that wrote it must have worked in F1CTIOV: ,
the neighborhood of Bay and For- Mltertlp'i ("1...., by Max Brand. store itself are covered with twit- 1
into the Navy. .4 walk' In the ::0.aa. by Harvey Brown tering, quarreling sparrows. Ev-
syth before coming Kebellioa of !*. Me FLASH'OKI B Davis I It.me
Fashioned of Paris. by Earns Davll. of cream cone ends and stray !'
The King Tree, by Baroness Van morsels of food that Inevitably
Crunchy Boecop. I miss the GI cans are late for their I
Deliciou.tHealthful MJN-tlCTION:
The MX Meek War, by Theodore breakfast.
Draper. -'-,-- Technical Sergeant Robert K Dalziel shown! above being congratulated -
Satin Tasty Smooth Laurent..allle Character by J. C. Ferrand-il Party PlatformAdroitly by Lt Col. W. T. Evans, Commanding Officer of the I

Super Crispy 1 ee a New China, :tla'WI Oorce! Hogg built to win elections, Marine Ablation Detachment here was recently awarded the coveted. e)
i f. GoloselI' Making .f Mdera f. by Owen packed with virtuous reflections, it Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct while nerving asa .
CRBAM CONES Eta*nor for IjiUknore.rurhiatry the C'urlvut, by George alms at pleasing all the sections, member of a Marine Air Base Squadron on Guadalcanal' No
t Se K. .. makes a bow to all complextions, stranger to !MAD, DaUiel spent! several months here in 42 in trainIng #1
23 for $1.86 ys4w. Jumped (. 1'1&"., by E4xi D. soothes and flatters all defectionsand preparatory to his assignment overseas He Is now attached t. ", '

.' 40 for b l.M ,Tire. of Mfe by Ruth Smith. gallop<< off: In all direction, Squadron 2, MAD, and Is' undergoing additional Instruction. -',

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Combat VeteransGo I Snuffy Smith Checks In Here Brooklyn "Boot"

TCen Out With 2nd Here Is MasterOf


Group Of MOID'S"Every I GOT CAV 1,0., C&RD Languages .

l1 I duty has Its advantage CUOU1 CARD BEER CARD, If Edward J. McGlnnls ever getsinto !
and its ,
et tWtee disadvantages, but I believe combat areas, he shouldn't
; If I had a choice I'd take SeE RKINt\ CfRDUBERTV \ have much trouble picking upwhatever
t1: Central America or South Amen the native tongue mazy
Ica" E. S. Hall, ACOM. Bald at CARD, SOU\ BETTER be. He' a "boot" over in N A TTC's
NATTC this week just before I leavIng -

Nerve York is a uonderful plat : with the second group ot( SNIP\\\ S RJ lCE CARD, GET BCBRD Recruit Training he's had Center.only one year
visit-even if you are down to MOlD (Mobile Ordnance Inatruc-
your last five bucks. You don''' ;I tlonal Division) units to be equipped N\ovINt\ PITCHER CftRO\ HE D of college show training that he his has educationalrecords studied:

tc-lleve It? Well how'a this for a and Bent from this Center. '
Sunday In New York on leer' tha I Hall is one of a couple of chief I t TVMOTHREH SN r YI Latin six years; Greek and, one Italian year;,
French, two ;
cabbage leaven? who left this week who have plenty
five i POST CARDS hails from
I one year. McGinnis
behind them
j foreign duty -an Millions of sailors pour into New I Brooklyn and for several yeaiehfusbeen
are pleased aa punch over the
York In summer and hardly mor I thought of getting into something I T I pointing ,.1. education to
than a handful know the anglea on eventual entry Into the Catholic
"more active" again. The other it
what can be seen and done whe I I Priesthood.
F. W. Linsley, ACOM.
the old >M8h la low. You can atil I also in
Chief Linsley saw duty at Pearl I Then thert'sVar D Ng
of the I in;
greatest city
Pee plenty Harbor and the Solomons, but Isn't the Recruit Center, who should find
and have Iota of fun, on I
the talking much about It. "Those were i the flying fairly easy from a for-
five bucks. too long ago," he said when an i sign language point of vltw if
Seen New York'a skyline from attempt was made to get a "lItor)'" he's ever sent into Far Eastern!
the harbor latel>'-or ever? You from him. "Nobody wants to read areas. Although he's two generations -

I c..* iM& start' your day with the about battles that long ao-: -Ihty I from China. Ng'a grandparents -

, w.>"111', longest bout ride for a I want something more recent. and were Cantonese and during his

i nickel, and get to South Terry with that he closed up as fur .as II lifetime in Oakland, Calif, he has
by subway for another nltkel. I his own combat record is con acquired ability to speak the language -
Twenty salty mlnutr* of tb" I cerned. I .
greatest! skyline nit earth, pintIxmmlng I "Yea, I'm ready to get back "t I Tie: Californian wants mott .,tall
; huo)*, dock, sea gull, into the Navy," he said jokingly as to II)". It doesn't matter
..' and, of conre, the Status of he reached for a soldering iron to whether or not 1"a pH t-

Libert)'. You lunen't really Bern attach the last wire in one Instructional "jtittt M> I'm In an airplane" Ifa
New York until yin see It from display in the compact oid- was about to join the AAF but

the harbor. nance Instructional units that rrdc'ED LASS f FU.., when the' Army started *\v UhIng -
When you've landed back at make it possible to take latest developments Its pilot candidates to the
the to men in the field .. -- hiM Mitt Mt
South Ferry, you are right on -- Infantry, Ng- decided
edge of the great financial district, He'a been instructing the past wv- for flying Ha In Aerial Gunnery -
Jf you've been smart enough to eral months, I Yardbird Snuffy I Just in case jou've been

check with US.O.. or the Stag.. Chief! Hall holds a eitatum for I wondering, his name i.. pronounced -
Door Canteen, you'll know thai meritoritMi, service\ beyond the I ON though there were an
Wall Street's grand canyons! an line of duty, and "all In the first Barney Google Visit Center"Bust "..:" in front, like "Eng."

always empty and silent on Sundays plene to take off at IVttrl Il.ir- Although finishing high sehiolonly

and for this reason servicemen < heIr when the Jape attackedthere. this year, Thomas \V. Dristoll:
are offered bicycles at 50c ar He and an Al went aloft my cocky britches of Revere, Mass., already hat "goneto
and 142 mile to sea on reconnaltuiiice Barney Google and Snuffy Smith Few Of "
hc-ur with which to whirl meriilj I Copies the dogs For two seasons! hewas
from east side to west side on the after the first surge of paid a visit to NATTC last weekIn : "lead off boy" at a dog tuck

around, and not just be pushes returned to Ford Island at .'.._rl Lasswell. who draws the nationally NATTC Folder were paraded before the cuatemtr

urcunrt. Its a real adventure Harbor the entire area hud been distributed comic strip, with the very best "come on-place
It'. the chance devastated by the attacker! I A staff artist on me" appeal that
Furthermore only I your money
on"L eat h lo r. Available"Camera
of 1941 he was onI Still
In the
the ok 'I ] out.
you may have to ride by dogs can give
fhip'a chandlers along the seal a cruise to Australia and that too, |neck Lasswell I I And to top it off for this week
here to I
ricer just oft Wall street and U was "good duty. After Pearl Harbor "w;\:. came I Highlights-at NATTC." Donald L. Brehm of Wichita Kan ,

Fulton Fish Market, where huge he was sent to the Ale-i' ana.reachLrj ( +! MAD get material activities on the attractive, color folder depicting spent some time washing rocks
fleets of old time fishing boats are I there neat rely a activities at the Training Center for his extra money. On the ttui-
His for future cartoons ,
had struck. duty
docked, and docking, preparatoryto the Japa d': in the Marine made a big hit with sailors face that sounds even less inteitrt-
in the air overmoat
took him
the dawn auctions on Monday, there and marines here and a limited ing than washing mattress! covets,

)t'. a part of town entirely taker ) of the Aleutian area of 't'ifjj In magazine.issue, number of copies ate still availableat but there was a reason for it all.
over by seafaring men dramatic I Although only 27 years age oJ t" every I the Public Relations Office in These rocks after being washed
Hall has 11 of he has a double ,
now, Chief years ,.
f / labelled, catalogued and filed
contrast to the towering akyscrap service behind him. He 'l page spread of Pklg. 500 Annex. were
era nearby.So was in the Army six years, 'h.n, Fred Lasswell humorous cartoons I' The blue and red foUler distributed away. It was all part of an allcorporation's

the league-leading Browns he did his central American dealing with a phase of mill with the' Jax Air News l last geologic! survey pio-

are in town to play the once stretch before) joining up with the tary life draws the popular Hash- week, contained nearly 50 gram.
mighty Yankees? Better plan to Navy. He went from apprentice I mark strip and also does numerous, I of various goings-on pooto'l -.-

get to the atadlum early if you seaman to chief in less than fouryears. single cartoons, about half that number of comical I
went a free serviceman's ticket. II II I cartoons. A 'pAce1 reserved Voting ApplicationsBeing
I Las weH took time out duringhis
you plan your day with which for and
I The MOID units visit here to draw the above personal messages Distributed
reasoa to make the entire trip Chiefs Hall and Linsley! went from I and plusYardbird's the booklet can be folded, stapledand
of Snuffy Barney
underground In the subway It'ilOc entirely at I picture mailed home for I'/jc If desired -I
here were equipped inevitable jug o' "corn I Postcard application for absentee
a rubberneck on a breezyepen.top NATTC, and the two supervised aconsiderable I squeezins." Strangely enough, the it can be placed in an unsealed voting ballots are now
bus. Hang on to your of the wotk. and mailed at the
part Marine artist's two characters are being iMMied to NATTC personnel -
hat and watch the town home
folks back
cost. The
If, by any chance, you'". had I I in the Army and Navy. same and an who are eligible to
interested in on
are goes:
to ktmly relektlal natlgatloM, >'eu Glenn Miller's Band Laa well is a pretty busy fellow, here so give 'em a break, fellows. vote are urged to take advantage
might want to slop In transit at what with his comic strip and of this privilege.
I and send them a folder.
the lla> ieii Planetarium, jiutff Escapes Robot Bomb : Leatherneck activities. Currently i The application are being
I' Central Park There' nothing 1.Capt Glenn I in the strip appearing in about 250 I The pamphlet was turned out by given out on pay daya prior l".
London Aug.
else In the word quite likeIt Miller's Army Air Force Orches. newspapers, Snuffy and his jug the Public Relations Office, with the receipt of pay during theperiod

and It only cantx you 3V. era currently In England, has nar- I are on an isolated Pacific island the financial assistance of the Welfare starting last TueMtayand

You can gate at the .heatrnlybodies lowly missed being blasted by one disguised as a native, to get the I II' Department. Murray Garvin. ,ending Saturday.
plus the fair form ofVenus of the Nazi's robot bombs Because lowdown on the Japs."Barney .. ARM3c, working In his spare time, WHAT0'-- -- -- PINK LAD '
I and )
intoa did an excellent layout cartoon
Maidenly transported the band was I' 'rt"ah.dlabout
of the bombs (
Google" was
world midnight ..klt'li. job' on the folder. Gatvin. I The telephone rang and L*. billeted\
it De-
of where waa
moved out 25 years ago by Billy
baseball, or incidentally Is the creator of Bulkhead George E. Drach, NATTC Commissary -
don't like
Maybe you later the
hours DeBeck's
two well assistant -
and about Beck. La was
smash hit in the .
don't like the who is a Officer,
maybe you just by until 1942
complf't..ly'dutNlytd for 10
place was years
of the Air News. this the Commissary Officer -
Drowns or Yanks. There's plentymore one. It's now based outside London when he resigned to join Pan. I, pages __ ___ I ?" voice asked.
) to do in the afternoon For a
American Airways as flight radio''
3&c on the welcome mat at the returned to take over the strip. "Yea," he replied.
the orchestra Is now Africa. Following -
I Incidentally on trips
operator Is the Commissary
Wash this
stationed at
'I Lasawell is I "Are you sure
:Museum of Modern Art can
called "The Dying American Bandof the death of DeBeck, he "
surrealism, just I ington. Officer?
step straight into Allied Command.
for the hell of It. and also snicker It may the Supreme not return to the U. S. A. and BBC, some of' its latter shots I II I --ar.,- I "Yes." this Is the CommissaryOfficer.

tit olcltiiTve silent movies and marvel for the duration, Currently broadcasting may be DX'd to the Blue networkin I Don't fail to keep your department .
at the very earliest automo I seven days weekly over Allied I U. S, over which it bro&.dtst! informed at all times of j "Well tell me then, how doesone "

bile-s. Or for 60c you can zoom Expeditionary Forcea' network weekly before going ov nefla. your correct addreaa. mix an Alexander cocktail

up 70 stories! I in I Radio City and
blink at all five boroughs; you can'
see all the way U Bayonne, N. J", Instruction In Sentry DutyPictures

If It',. a clear day. If it'. red hot "I
and you want a swim, your best :;
bet Is Rile Park, I5c away. Green "

. ItlU'white sand, blue tea. Lockers !:t

are a quarter, trunks the tame .

All this la 4-0, you say, but r i r r, ,
what about meeting some gala and I.
dancing- Okay, Mate On Sunday :
afternoons there la dancing on

the Mall, in Central Park, with Ji
swing; music of the solid type fur- cl -, "

nloheti for free by the city fathers .. I ,

Finding a girl Is your own problem -
but the News Reel's spies i l gar to

report that sailor these day are ,

not finding this difficult. Plentyof \

wide open space to cut dkloea \
anal rugs and sort of fun to dance

out doors Then, later, there's the
Stage Door Canteen No need to

tell you about that.'cavh' von

could tell) us1! 1

Add it all up, Chums even if '
..., t K1 .. I
you could work in all these sug- A'O yy
pe.tlonq they wouldn't crime tu p_ WM -'

five bucks, counting a modest allowance -

for food So, even If you "
have wouldn't hit "to!
a date It you
V too hard aa far aa the mozuma ,
New York la a wonderful place '" : i iI

Sunday, Monday-or always! 'da, show the' ,proper procedure for changing sentries under the guard Instruction.. phase of primary gunnery Left Sentry being relieved II

--&I hand pistol to>> corporal of the guard t.tf'l'-COrltOr.1 of the guard Inspect pUtol. Sentry put belt ana hoMer on relieving sentry -
Huy, Buy War Bonds Ulght-Corporal of the guard hand pistol to new sentry. From left te right, tire ballon a* Identified In the picture at left, arc! R. A. '

.r Drouet S2c, and G. J. llatton, ste.
Bye, nye Freedom Onant, 82c; J. M


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, Page Twelve tfATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 17 August 1944 t

1\\ Dubose Only Winner As Local! Boxer Close Counts In Horseshoes jannnannnnnananonnnniinij n fr

... .T.' I QM. A. DiRamblings :

I n = Lose Return Match To Parris Islam a IL'LiLL2 r :, aa n If)

t" Even champions can't win all
:. the time, not even the NATTC ;: et SaaanauaaaaaQannaannnoi

t ,it boxing stars, and the Parris Island Three Leaders I In ; By Bill Wilson ,.
Marines picked up the marbles in
the match last Thursday at the Softball Leagues Place-Tampa Bay at St. Petersburg
South Carolina encampment. : time-when a fellow could

The Marines get gasoline for a thirty-foot cabin .
came out on top, 6 Record VictoriesLeaders
; bouts to 1, to gain revenge for a cruiser Jeter.; and the character-:-Cpl.
M H. Seems
as though one
previous beating they took here.
In thre of the five
NATTC : Friday afternoon a few years back,
won the first match last
NATTC softball leagues chalke. Jeter and of his
a couple
month, 4 to 2, and followed the
win with a claim on the national up victories last week, while th were going on a fishing trip in

service championship.All other two top teams were idle. y, their cabin cruiser. They saw three .

members of the local party, I TI A-l won its 10th game agains beautiful girls on the dock and
Including Lts. Marty Karow and three defeats in the American loo]P asked them to come along, which

Roy Womach, were quite unhappyover by taking a thrilling 10-inning they did. (Now to get this story
several decisions. Drawing 7 to 6 decision from TTS Bach straight, Jeter and his two boy

special criticism were the verdicts! I etti was the winning hurler. friends were to get married the

given to Russ Sawyer: over Sailor TTM swamped TTD-1 by 10 t( following week-end; leaving their
Charlie Dedmon, Billy Jordan over 4 to hold the top spot in the Na brides home to arrange for the

Sailor Buddy Thomas, and Frankie tional League with an 8-3 mark wedding. )
Carto over Sailor Eddie Barnett. Bks 3 kept a step ahead of Bk After an enjoyable afternoon of

"In my opinion Demon and 1 in the tight ARM race by downing fishing a squall came up. They

Thomas won by a good margin," Bks 51 by 6 to 4. Calkins .. lost their anchor and the motor

Lt. Womach asserted 'The Bnr- twirled a four-hitter for Bks 3 11', I. Anderson, AM'ic, measures a close one In the titanic horse went hay-wire, leaving them to.- ,
nett-Carto fight was close, but and Catcher Dodgson aided the shoe tourney held last week at the Aviation Storekeepers School I drift where the sea might take.' ) '

Eddie' had the edce.' Ue would cause with three hits in four ap- Lt. Comdr. Held, center, was the winner, defeating >\'. \V. Webster, I them. After a night of drifting, I ..
like another match with Parris pearances at the plate. CSk-V, right in the finals the morning found them without
Island on neutral grounds" In the AEM circuit, Bks 68, land in sight and plenty worriedfor

Alabama Dubose 170, was the with one victory and no losses, STANDINGSResults fear If their brides-to-be found
only local mitter to gain thejudges' didn't play. Bks 69, in second Lt. Comdr. Held out about these girls with them,
( to 14 Aug.)
they might break that well known
favor, accomplishing this place, won its sixth game against
feat in a convincing manner. The one defeat as Elliott tossed a two- American League Wins Horseshoe club over their heads. \

lanky Alabama boy reached a new hit, 7 to 0 triumph over Bks 17. Team W.jo. L 1M.,. -".aSeY '

fighting peak as he inflicted a savage The Officers' League, headed by TTHD) R 3 5 Meet At SkVThe Iregot "
beating on Eddie Seymour, the undefeated Gunnery team with 7 5 Idea
veteran Dubose threw 10 victories rained QHM( ) ,
165-pounder. was out. T 5 6 Aviation Storekeepers School .
caution to the breeze and battered.the In other games, Center Fielder :TTS 2 1r held its first semi-annual Horseshoe -
Marine to the floor four timesIn Potteiger's homer and Olson 6-hit a3y
Tournament last week and
the three-round clash. I pitching gave TTHD( ) a 2 to 1 National League
Lt. Comdr. W. J. Held. (SC),
Howie Brodt and Al Highers, verdict over TTQ in a nine-inning Team W L.
TTMTTF USN, was crowned
8 3 champion
Marine members of the local team TTS
struggle; and shoved over 6
amidst all the and
suffered heartbreaking defeats- five runs in the opening frameto Bks 63 6 4 4B pomp cere-
the first loss for each of them down TTQ 6 to 4. TTT 5. 6 monies that go to the victor.

since they entered service. Several teams won by forfeits: 6l 8 From a field of thirty-six en- 0
Brodt, 155-pound knockout T'rr over Bks 64, Bks 16 over tries Held won all of his matches

artist, almost scored a first Bks 75, Bks 1 over Bks 6, and A EM League 3w. with considerable ease.

round rayo over Art Levine, Bks 51 over Bks 5. BI se68 1. L-0 When questioned by the "Rov- t

middleweight. lie dazed Levine Bks 69 6 ing Reporter" as to his past experiences -
with a flurry of lightning lefts Whale Of Story""" Bks 16 6 3 in horseshoe pitching,
and rights and had the situation Bks 18 S 2 Held; replied, "Why back in Iowa,
Bks 75
well In hand until he received' acut John G. Fowler, torpedoman 3-c, Bks 70 2 1 4 5 they called me 'Pitching Willie .. pLate
over his right eye In the of Portland, Maine, says a whale Bks 17 1 6 Held'"
helped his submarine elude attacking Bks 74 1
second round. Lt. Womach
in the
Runner-up tournamentwas
stopped the light to present any cifIc.Japanese airmen in the Pa- ARM""League. 0W. CSKV W. W. WEBSTER, who,

serious injury.Highers Team to this time had known
Lj up never afternoon Coast
He said the whale surfaced Justas Bks Saturday a
142, lost a split decisionto 9
defeat Chief Webster the of
son Guard them the
plane ,
his sub dived. 1 8 3 spotted
Tony Verno 144 in a fast and
"From a distance the Japs Bks 51 6 3 a blacksmith from the great Stateof pilot asked if they needed any foodor
furious encounter that could have
Bks 52 3 3 Kansas horseshoes
couldn't tell the difference," he ex- Bks 5 5 was pitching water and told them that they
gone either way. Highers de-
7 when but lad of four. In the
plained. "They worked the whale Bks 2 5 a had drifted out to the Gulf of Mex
clsloned Vero in their first meet-
Bks 6 final match, he the first
3 8 won
gamein ico. He promised to send a boat
instead of When the whale
Ing here. over us. .
Bks 4 2 8Officers'
a series of five and to the roaring
out the next morning to pick them
Another dived they went after him and
split decision went to I
crowd it looked as though Webster all of which left them with
the home town boy when Jordan, gave us a chance to slip away." League up
was a sure winner, but with
another their
Team W. night to worry about
139, was awarded the duke over T % Xj t o
I Gunnery 10Jileade the heat on "Pitching Willie" came brides-to-be and what excuse they ,
Thomas, 140. Thomas piled up a : Four thousand three hundred 7 3 from behind and secured the next could gieSunday .
lot of Tech. Training 6 4
but to
points no avail.
and seventy-five miles, non-stop, 4 three games to win the match. morning a Coast Guard
Barnett turned in one of the Administration 8
best of his from Maryland to Brazil, were 3 Dopesters had figured the match Cutter finally towed them back to
fights career in the Bombsight 1 10
feature battle with Frankie Carto, flown by the Navy's giant seaplane would be won by "Archibald" Nic- Tampa Bay where they. were ex.
the Mars. When fully kell SKV3c instructor, who hails pecting to meet their Waterloo.
highly rated Ed-
die lost pro lightweight. fueled, the Mars carries more In Los Angeles, Superior Judge from Tennessee. A few membersof Seems as though the girls didn't
duel to
an in-fighting
Carto here, and he changed his than a tank-car of gasoline for H. M. Willis awarded damages of TTS Division, however, were meet the boys at the dock, which
her four 2200 $8,170; to a radio actress injured to break for them.
tactics in the second clash Eddie's hp engines.The willing put up considerable par- was a Upon
left caught Carto repeatedly as he Martin Mars' wings are so while jitterbugging with "a love- :' cels of medium of exchange on S2c reaching home, they found their
stayed and outboxed the Ma- thick that members of the crew maddened marine" in a canteen. ElUn er. In the course of events, mothers were very glad to see .
rine. It away was a close,'bitter bout 1 can enter them to service or repair The judge analyzed "Jitterbug" as Mr. Held met both of these con- them. The newspapers had playedall

with the Marine voted the win- 1 engines while in flight.If a combination of extreme nerv- tenders and thus eliminated any six as lost and had pictures of

ner. Eddie weighed 135, four I stood on one wing tip, the ousness and lunacy. He said jitterbugging hopes which they and their backers the three girls along with the boys.
pounds more than Carto. Navy's largest plane would tower constitutes "a real danger may have had. This was too much for Jeter and

Local officials thought Ded I. 200 feet into the aIr-higher for" one not skilled in its gyra- In conclusion it can be reported : he was ready to head for the

mon won going away over Saw .I than a 20-story building. Three tions. ? that the tournament was most suc- swamps and never come back to

yer, a former pro, in the openIng million rivets were used in her ) cessful. It created quite a spirit civilization.
bout of the card, though manufacture, TVa miles of wiring, By salvaging food refusegarbage within the TTS Division and may After loading themselves down

Sawyer got the nod. Dedmon, 1.9 miles of piping, and she uses grease and bones-the Navy prove a pattern for other divisionsto with candy and flowers they start .
a really clever boxer, easily de- 2 1 interplane telephones will realize about $1,500.000 during follow ed to face their women and take

clsloned Sawyer In their first ":!. 1944. Hog raisers will pay the 'Mh what they had coming, after ten
fight here. Charlie weighed 129, They call him G. I. because it Navy $750,000 for barbage collected rounds of good fighting they all
four less than his opponent.In means good intentions. He's the from mess halls, grease History Books Give Odd made up and got married the following .
from Navy galleys will bring in week and lived happily ever
the other bout, Navy student kind of who would
Billy Ramoth put up a fine battle Hedy Lamarr guy for hr marry. about $525,000, and bones usedto Facts Of Jacksonville after. Jeter Is the proud papa of }

but he was up against a tough money.go produce soap fat, glue and fer- Continued From Page Ten a little girl, so If his wife sees this
ilizer-will bring approximately article, he and his daughter shouldbe
boy in Marine George Greytak,
flute Ted Hoff baritone Gerald
; ; through the efforts of a single man,
225000. an even match for Mrs. J.
139. earned the decisionby
Greytak Bassitt; drums Francis J. Prul- and never gained recognition of s :
winning the first two rounds. lage; and, piano, Elmer O. West- leading powers
Ramoth rallied gamely to win the fall Send the Jax Air News home! ATLANTIC NAVY
When the Nation divided in
last round but he couldn't over- Two members of Ships Company .
the sixties of the
come the Marine's point lead. Ra-
were discussing probableend
BULKHEAD and Jacksonville took
moth weighed 148. of ,
the war and when they
their with sister states'
place !!,
The defeat was the local team's would receive their discharges. One
and In that turbulent the
first in the last five matches, and .e Confederate period was very enthusiastic over the
the fighters are due for a well flag high. news coming from the Europeanfront I
was in the thick of
earned rest. Plans are being made and the col-
predicted early
It, with blockade dash-
for future bouts possibly with runners of 'r (
lapse Germony.The .
Ing In and out of the St. Johns
Camp Blanding and Camp Gordon
river Union troops seized the other, more pessimistic, was
Johnson. of the opinion it would take many
town, and used it as a base for
-s! raids into Central Florida. Federal months, probably years, to fully

Boot Svvinffsters To trenches extended from the conquer Japan, and asked his com
site of Terminal Station to Hem panion how he expected to be dis- ,
Plan Jive SessionThere ming Park. charged under those conditions. ,
The first thought a while and \
will be boogie woogie and Cattle straying from herds farther said, "Well, I figure it this way.
sweet swing a-plenty at the Recruit north found a natural fording Florida is on the Atlantic ocean, I
Center of NATTC if plans of a place for crossing the river at the so that makes us part of the At-
baker's dozen of "boots" there are site that is now Jacksonville, and antic Navy. The Atlantic Navy I
carried through. the business of reclaiming and returning is the one fighting the Germans

Slapping Lady Superstition the cattle resulted in the When we get them whipped we

squarely in the face, 13 membersof establishment of a trading post on will have done our half of the job t
Platoons 335 and 336 have k'i i the site which became known as and it will be up to the Pacific
pooled their musical talents and .k. "Cow Ford. Navy to do their half. Simple, I,

plan to be ready within the next The former Stowe home is locat- Mate. Simple." ,

few days to provide all the necessary ed at Mandarin, about a dozen S< i

music at the boot camp, for i miles south of Jacksonville, in a : Otis Capps SpCAHc, speedball !

smokers and any other special tree-shrouded: crook in the St. 1 instructor, has made up his mind .
Occasions Johns river. The area also is wide- never to make a life time job of I

Russell II Riggs, who doubles on ly known for its production of cit- running a steam roller. While roll-

the sax and clarinet, will serve as rus fruits, being the only section Ing the NATTC baseball field re. '
emcee. Other sax players, all of this far north in Florida where cently the steam roller stalled.

whom double on clarinet are I. H. -r oranges, grapefruit and tangerinescan When Capps cranked her up again _.1\
Brown, Jr., W. J. Von Ruden and be successfully grown. the roller evidentally resented the '

Raymond Parcell The balance of There are many other Interesting move, for Capps described a neat

the band will be composed of, facts about Jacksonville, and a arc up in the air, landing several

trumpets, Marvin K. Lutz, DonaldA. <**> "awt j s number of spots with historical feet away with a considerable jolt.
White, W. E. Hoff, and IA. L. r background. Many of them haveto His bandages attest to his inability :
Johnson; trombone, G. \\'. "Aw-G'head, Cap,-It'll cool yn off. be sought out by the student to get along with the roller.


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