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 24, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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,_ ,No. 22 24 August, 1944

,.. An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



,.. The defeat of Nazi Germany will not affect the Japanese war effort -
according to a statement made by Secretary of the Navy Jam
: .. Forrestal and reported from London by United Press

Secretary I'orrestal declared fighting: In the Pacific would "grow"ever
.. ; ._ .L tougher as the Allies close in on the Japanese homeland."
In a press conference at London after his arrival from Italy, the
f', ,
( \ \ f' 1 Jf!.... Secretary of the Navy said the Allies were "further ahead In the
; 'i Is \ Pacific than we expected to be a year ago," but warned that Jap ,.[;
? : 1't" : j\ psychology! will force them to continue fighting)

\ l' .,\> ( The Japanese Navy still Is "damned good," Secretary Forrestal asserted -
f ; 3 *. yo I :,t.: despite repeated Allied successes. *
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r ,/ One of the biggest concerns of
y f' r Enlisted Crew For American fighting men overseas Is

I it ; this one : "What kind of a job amI
lj going to get after I come march
Staff Out
f Steps ing home again?"
. The answer:
.. You can have your old Job
At DanceThe
I Gay back If you want it. And if you
+ don't, you will get a crack: at another -
enlisted personnel attached one, a job for which your
I to the Staff of the Naval Air Operational training in the service has fitted .

Training Command put you.Here's.
I on their best dancing shoes and the way it's going to
: party clothes and stepped out at work:
the Hyde Park Golf Club on Friday A new memorandum on vet
1 1 1y I evening, August 18th. erans' assistance has been Issuedby

: This is the first time since National Selective Service
: MM I NAOTC has been in existence that Headquarters appointing a reemployment
Staff enlisted personnel have hada committeeman to every
party of this kind and for days local board in the country. His Job
<- he four principal Instructorsand preceding the event the personnel is to help place you in employ- ,
administrative heads of the looked forward to it with keen ment after the war.
new School for Instructors In interest and expectation of a ; Let's suppose, for a starter, that
the top picture are, left to right: memorable night. I the Job you left behind isn't avail
Lt. Claude H. Trailer familiar NPR ix0 The dance started at 2030 with able when you return. Maybe your
ization Instructor; Marine Capt. Y music provided by Archie employer went out of business. Or
J.nneth"aI8h, engineering instructor Thompson, and his Jive Bomber maybe your old Job doesn't exist
; Lt. Frank O Green, combo filling the air with a any more.
communications instructor; and mixture of sweet, hot, jive, and In either case, your first recourse -
. Comdr. Sam I. SHber officer-In- romantic tunes. By 9 o'clock is your old draft board. '
charge. In the picture at the Rome 200 members of the Staff, There you will be placed in con-
right Is a class: on "How Not to their families and guests, crowded tact with the reemployment com-
Teach," conducted by Billy Itt'f'd2 the clubhouse and all evening mitteeman who will review your
..c '\' (', a former Broadway entertainer long they kept' coming service career, find out Just what
well known the Sta Refreshments served In the
on were kind of work you are qualified to
tion. Reed Is shown confusinghis form of barbecued pork and other do. Then he will go to bat for you.
audience with an Intricate cold meats and the beer flowed If you can't get or don't want
explanation of the overhead' gunnery freely and plentifully. To brightenthe your old job, you will probably
run. When he fc finishedthe evening's entertainment features be referred to the veterans' em-
members of his class have there were door prizes of;
ployment representative of your
an excellent Idea of what to chits for Ship's Service merchan- home town U. S. Employment
avoid when their dise and Contest had
passing on a Service office.
He will be in touch
combat to the the crowd and for
knowledge Navy'sstudent ? yelling howling with
; :* employers not only in your
. pilots.Instructors. their favorite team. but all .I
community over the coun-
.. The various committees who aid V
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try and he'll be able to recommendthe
ed Chairman Reed In
Billy arranging best place to get the kind of
Here this highly successful dance I
MSY work want and can do.
and party included: V. Burns Ylc;
If want a Job with the Fed-
I you
M. Rayburn. Y2c; P. Doane, Y2c;
Are Topnotch But sx A f N Carver Y2c; L. Stone, Ylc; of eral Government, you'll be sent
the Reception Committee: L to the nearest U. S. Civil Service
office office for
Bagille, SK2c; M. Marshall, Ylc; or post assistance.
They Still StudyNAOTC P. Ottinger, Ylc; E. Wlllner, Y2c; All veterans will have five points
added to their
of the Arrangements Committee: scores In Govern-
I F. D. Logdson Sk2c; W. C. Doug ment examinations and those with
Sets Up School + r 8 I las, S2c; J, H. Knight S2c: J. F. service connected disabilities will
have ten points-added. Also, a new
Hunt S2c; C. Tyson S2c; of the
: Giving Modern Style I Transportation Committee; and J. Civil Service policy reserves 25

Teaching TechniqueAny C. Smith Sklc; E. F. LeBrun per cent of all Federal jobs for
returning war veterans and examinations -
i Continued on Page SevenYou've
combat pilot who has run for many Jobs will be G,1
the gauntlet of the U. S. Navy'sintensive open only to veterans.
flight training programcan If you want to buy a farm or
Heard Of Men Over Loss Of
tell you that the flight Instructors Grieving rehabilitate your old business
of the Naval Air Operational with the aid of a Federal loan,
Training Command know more you can get one through the GI I'
about their subject-combat fly Bill of Rights. And if you want a
I But MiMic tollman Over Gearher
ing-than many college professors Ships 'Weeps' railroad Job you will be referred
know about theirs. to _the nearest office of the U. S.

.. This is to be expected, for I You've heard lots of stories Railroad Retirement Board whereyou'll
NAOTCa flying faculty learned Its showing how men feel about their down in the drink or Jump?" the first class petty officer had. find out what Jobs are open
: lessons, not out of textbooks, but ship or their plane, and how they Collman didn't care one way or Back in August, 1912 he was sit and how you can qualify.
. in the shell-filled classroom of the feel a personal loss when they go another Darn it, he thought, andI ting on the deck in the main radio Now for the sake of argument,
L western Pacific, where a "flunk" down-like the death of an old Just got all this new gear in room aboard the Quincy which let's pretend you want to returnto
meant a destroyer would find youa friend-but a radioman grieving working order. The next thing he was in the vicinity of Savo Islandin your old Job, which is exactly
few days later in a rubber life about the loss of his gear is a l knew he was pushing the leverto the Solomons. The linoleum what many GIs want to do.
raft-If you were lucky. new one. release the escape device on the seemed to be getting pretty hot. In the first place, you have to

But, proficient as their Instructors Yet that's exactly what was door which was now under water.It Then came the message to abandon apply to jour ex-employer for
are, NAOTC officials uppermost in the mind of Harold wouldn't budge; the water pres. ship. jour old position within 40 days
hold the opinion that thorough J. tollman, AUMlc, last October sure was too strong. "I rushed out on deck, but the Continued on Page Two
.... knowledge of a subject' isn't the when the TBl" In which he Darn it, Collman muttered to life raft I was assigned for my
only requisite for effectivenessin was flying made a water land himself, all that new radio gear. abandon ship station was gone" Special Show Is
teaching. ing In the South Pacific.It Still not thinking about the spot Collman said. "So I Just Jumped
There must also be, they believe, all happened during the first he was in, the radioman braced overboard The oily water was
an ability on the part of the in- American raid on the Marcus Islands himself against the bulkhead and bad enough, but I was almost run On Tap Friday;
structor to project his store of last October by a newly started kicking on the door. With down by destroyers in the dark
combat knowledge into the brainof formed alrgroup. The radiomanwas startling suddenness the door gave ness. Later when I was picked up It's Dixie H
his student-and do it in such a flying with the group com- way but the inrush of water almost along with survivors from other
way that the student will auto- mander, James R. "Bucky" Lee prevented him from gettingout. craft, I found out that we had A special show will be present 1
matically know what to do the who was out to observe the "Aveng- He released the CO bottle on been spotted earlier, but were taken ed Friday at the Malnside Audi.
.. first time he finds the nose of a ers" in his air group in their his Mae West and floated to the to be Japs in the pitch black torium and at Mason Field's Open
.- Jap Zeke growing larger and larger initial action. surface The commander and the ness. They even had their guns Air Theatre.
in his gunsight rings high over Over the interphone the youthful gunner pulled him aboard the raft. trained on us," he added. I "
some lonely Pacific atoll. alrcrewman heard the skipper's Asked if he were all right he Early in January of this year It's Ding Crosby in "Dixie, an
To accomplish this the NAOTC clear, calm voice "You gettingwet replied "I'm okay I guess, but all as a member of the famed Black old picture, brought back by pop-
has established a School for In- down there?" Sure enough, that new radio gear Cat patrol squadron which he rejoined ular request. Shows are slated at
at the Naval Air Sta- not long after the death of the Auditorium at 1300 and 1700
structors oil was seeping through and formIng It wasn't until a destrojerpicked r
tion, Jacksonville, Florida where a spreading: black pool. The him up late that after- hero "Butch O'Hare," for whomhe and at Mason Field at 2030. A
the Command mantains Its staff ship had sprung leak in the oil noon and he was transferred to was a radioman, he was out on The Friday night program at
headquarters the carrier via a breeches buoy a routine patrol flight-hunting Mason Field will alternate every '
.__b Students at the school are line."We're losing oil pressure, we that he got over the loss of his Jap barges oft Bougainville. By a week. Movies will be presented
NAOTC flight instructors, and can't make it back to the carrier," radio equipment' and his knees navigational error the plane endedup one Friday and the following week ,1
pilots who have just returned from Comdr. Lee told his radioman and' started to knock near RaNml which was then an outdoor Victory Smoker wilt

Continued on Page Seven his gunner, "What'U we do, set That wasn't the only close call Continued on I'age Seven I be staged.


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 24 August, 1944 L L7s

// Painful? Administrative Officer 1

,,4+M YY M aI < I i The Inquiring

T Reporter

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For married men and women
only. How" did you meet your I
husband, or wife? Ii



.. -". Ledyard, Iowa: "I went to high |
school and met a boy, when I attended I
college, taught school and
\ married him" I

i RUTH WALDOCH, Sk2c Mon 'f ,
etta S. C. : "I met my husband .
eating good chow at the WAVE I!
galley. I married him He can cook.
and everything I
A i'ai'
Philadelphia: "I met her on a picnic. '
I dated her once In a while 'I -4
then it got serious."

LLOYD WYNNE, Sic. St. Louis: .
"The girl I married worked in the i ,
office and I worked out at the i'' ,
plant. We went together quite awhile I a
then It happened."
Spnngfield, S. C : "I knew her
all my life My first date in school
was with her and I fell It was loveat
first sight.
HA ie, Port Huron, Mich. : "He wasa I !
home -wn boy at Port HuronI .
I met him at the roller skating
nnk 1 fell and he picked! me up
and that's all there was to it '

J Snyder Texas: "I was in a Chicago : Lieut. Hilda CJiienther, W VS>. rS.NR, recently reported) aboard
park walking with another thU Station, to attune the duties of WA\lrnlnllltratht'! Officer
Martha Stenerson, Navy I'harmadiot'fiIatt": Third Class, formerly fellow. We got tired and laid down I relieving Lieut Gladys Price \\,-\'lS), USSR, who Is being detached
Harked a* a dentist' assistant in Milwaukee. Wis., and now continue on the grass and along came a for duty on the west' coast, Miss! Otienther comes from the Eastern
** in the same field as assistant to Ur. J. II. Klock. Lieutenant, couple of girls. We got up and Sea Frontier in f'W'ork City Before that assignment, she wan
walked alter them. They started Officer In Charge of drill recreation, and physical training for .
at this Station. She is shown git ing a prophylaxis treatment to another )
11 Al-1I..ttlt' Courtney, ofss City Ind.QUESTIONS taJking to a pair of Marines and WAVES at the Naval Training School, Bloomington, Ind. Nor is this
.. we just took over. That's how I Station unknown Lieut fluenther, for !she' reported here December -
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met my wife." 26 1H2lth the first group of WAVE officers, to N- attached
Hoof Shaking And J. C. BRUMFIELD, S2(', Charlotte for her Initial tour of duty to the WAVES Ilegiment.
N C. : "I met my wife Her pre-Navy experience' Included a variety' of teaching |K>sltlon.,
d through a business transaction. the one immediately' prior to her enlistment being at leaver College,
Pretty Girls AidConvalescent That's how we got acquainted." Jenkintoun, Pennsylvania, where she did administrative'work In
1 WILLIAM MALONE. MM3c teacher training and physical education. She holds n, S. and M. S.
Patterson, N. J. : "I met her In a degrees! from the I'nUersity of Wisconsin, and It the daughter of Mr.
MenThe silk mill. I worked there three and Mrs! S. J. Tiiienther, Port Washington, Wisconsin
years before I ever asked her togo -- ---. -- --
w first dance for convalescentpatients ) out. I just kept looking at her J got the wrong number. Anyway. i me. I proposed two weeks la tto. ."

at the U. S. Naval Hos- for three years like that started ][[ struck up a conversation with I ELBERT SUELL Sic: Camp .

pital was held last Friday night[ going with her shipped overseas | I the girl who answered and oddly Hill, Ala.: "I was plowing.on the .,
two and wrote to each j
under the sponsorship of the hos-j years we enough I liked the sound of her farm one afternoon near the side!
other and when I came back we' :
pital unit of the American Red were married." i voice. I kept calling her' finally of the road when a shiny: new car
Cross. "The Tropical Moon" was I. EVA ZICKEFOOSE McDAN-I I J got a date, and we were married [ pulled up and a girl asked which
(irtEASf TURN TO PAGE 5 the theme', and the auditorium was! two later."
years I it was to the closest filling
IEL, SIc Queens, Va.'t': II, way
FOR THE ANSWERS) : beautifully decorated' with palm 1 I knew him a long time. I met him JA.IES C. DICKENS, S2c, sta tion. I liked her looks right
trees!, stars, and a large lighted down at the Main Gate bus ..ta1, ]N ti'h'illeVt': became acquainted away, and offered to show her the
J. You're going: to get a moon. i tlon and it was love at first sight. c on: a Sunday. I went to church at way. So I jumped on the running
going-over today. Fourteen geographic j Music was furnished by a Navy I married him the first night I )Nashville and that was! where I ,I board and we took off. She near
states border the Atlantic band from the Mayport Section 1 had a date with him." I met her. And I had a GI haircut did get away from Camp Hill."
Ocean. Name 11 of 'em. Base. Seventy-five' girls for the 'i; CLARE WOODBURY AM2c St. t then, too for I'd just been out of : J. G. MOORE, Spi. M 13c) Columbia
2. What two countries are separated occasion val were provided by the Du- Joseph. Mo. : "We worked together tat the hospital." S C. : "I met her on a blind
by the Bering Straits ? County Jacksonville Defense metal machine division of A k CLAUDE O. G1LLION. Y3(', date. Another guy had a date with
3. Burma Mongolia China Transportation for the Rand he asked me for a date." j (Columbia, S. C.: "I was working: hE'r. My date didn't dance and _
Iran Bhutan Af- girls and the decorations was furnished i CLAUDE WILLS S2(', New i i m my father's grocery store and neither did the other boy. I danced .
ghanlstan Nepal One does by the Duval County Motor York : "I was phoning a buddy of *she, came in. I noticed her and with her and arranged a datr.
tot touch India, but which one ? | Corps The of the American Red Cross. mine one night and somehow II' asked another clerk to introduce That was a long time ago.! _
patients wt're'fry enthusiastic -
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4. Which of these statements are
false and which are true ? them enjoyed about the dancing event., and Most those of Parents Look On As Son Receives Air Medal
a. The Black Sea flows into theMulilt'rranean who '
were unable to dance enjoyed
Sea.b. ;' the music and conversation with .
Both the Strait of Magellan the hostesses. The wheel-chair B .t.fM1P "' I
find Cape Horn are located at the tients reported just as good a timeas pa- -- .... 'I'IIt
Southern end of South America.c. the active
more men. The girl
Spain Is bounded by only three and their sponsors brought roses ,It :. ... I
countries, France Andorra and to be given to the patients who \. "

J'oJtuia1. were unable to attend. These' wtoredistributt'd ; I
to the wards and were
I j. ,
I to the same 1 island
*long group. much ,
appreciated by the bed patients e
c. The Coral Sea laps at the .
chores of Java Sumatra and Bor-
i Chaperones were Mrs. H. A. >
I!to. Becker and Mrs. E. Nickens. Mrs
5. The Suez Canal connects two Eloise
Abercrombie Field Diree tor. ;
Feat! but can you name one of ,i 1 and Miss Florence Tupper. Head

them ? Recrt'atlon'orkt'r, of the hospital
6. Name of the 12 countries i
seven Red
Cross staff were in charge i
that bounded pre-Hitler Ger- j \ if _
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7. In column one you will find Draft Boards Will Aid GIs S 1 y .,. .
the names of major South American -
In Getting Post War Jobs
cities and in column two are ,
the countries in which they are lo- Continued From Page One
Cftled. Match them. Get 6 out of 8. I after jour discharge from the % <\ xe ij .-

a. Hie de Janeiro t. Chile service. Once ;rou',.. done thin,
b. Bueno Aires t. Argentinac. i he ham to take you hack unless
Lima u. Brazil his circumstances!' have changed
d. Santiago v. Uruguay i MI as "to make it Impossible or '1
(). Montevideo w. Bolivia unreasonable' to reinstate" 3011.I .
f., Caracas x. Colombia ; # i I
| After you have made your ap-
1;. Bogota y, Venezuela 'plication, the law states that your ..
h. Santa Cruz It. Peru old employer must take you back
B. Tau Florida. Louisiana : without loss of seniority and he
Alabama and Mississippi all touch cannot fire you "without cause"
the Gull cf Mexico. True or false ? II within a year.
0. None of the Balkan nations In addition to the protection" you
bonier the Baltic Sea. True or. get under the law, the CIO and
tab I the AFL have agreed to give you
10. On what continents will you a month of job security for every JI
find Egypt Portugal. Siam, Arabia -I month you were in the service
and Estonia ? Get 4 out of 5. after Sept. 1, 1910. This applies 111 I- 4.4 :. .1 :' Idment ., t

- ---- "-'= iiDemonstration- - I. not only to veterans who were un- I 'ommander S.
i TodayA ion members before their inductionbut the aalulII u) Air !Station i (V<'II Field congratulate ers in an attack on the Island <>f Turk dis-
also to those! who worked but |ila).*d extreme courage and' determination In the
swimming demonstration will didn't belong to a union and to Lieutenant (jg) I'redcrk'k John Joyce, presence t If hea\y enemy resistance" In that *n-
, 14) held at the WAVES pool for those who never held a job before.If Jr., of Waterloo, Iowa, after presenting the l latter gagemrnt. the Lieutenant flew beneath a heavyerra
f all WAVES on Thursday Aug.t ycMr. old boss should fail to with the Air Medal In the name of the President o\ .t, so low that he had to approach the target
24 and again on Monday. Aug. 28. give: you your job back after you of the I'nltrd Stat.'at'hlng the ceremonies were con a flat glide. Scoring a direct hit on an enemy' 1 1supply
L I4. Members of the physical training have made application, you can Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Joyce, the Lieutenant' parent, area, his plane was struck by enemy fire
department and the experienced file suit in U. S. District Court also of Waterloo. and eunly damaged For his action, this medal
i swimmers group will where, It he is reasonably satisfied Lieutenant Joyce Is stationed at Cecil Field as an nan I presented.
member of the demonstrate'j'A that you have a case, the U. S. Instructor of student officer dit bomber pilot, Left to right 'In the picture above are: Mr. F. J.
department is scheduled to demonstrate Attorney will handle your case since hi* return from the> South I'ftclfle. He<< was J..jc ; Comdr. 8. 0. Mitchell: Lieut.' (If.) F. J.
the abandon ship drill. without cost to you. I cited by the lreUItt for N'rltrteIiA aehkve- Jyr Jr., and Mr. F. J. Joyce.r .


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Muinside's Welfare Department plays an important part in building ment (in the shape of Frances Langford of the Bob Hope Show ), tumblingup -

the morale of Naval Personnel on this Station, and the above pictures devices, funds for the library, and support of the baseball team are just a

afford just a slight insight into the work they do. Bowling, entertainfew of the things toward which the Welfare Department contributes rundDo .

You Wonder Where Your Entertainment t Comes From?

: Here's A Portiol Answer To Whot Welfore Depl. DoesThf'

crowd around the coke -- ---- --- ---- .h --- ----- -
stand slowly dissolves!' as the steady tion would be like without dances, beer at your next unit outing picnic for passing away the time on a tj.9lte to cover the upkeep nl thealleys. .
beat of the drums cuts its way I movies smokers and a library and or party raise it in a toast to dreary day. The station library !' The department alto haw
through the noisy chatter. White- you'll get a fairly good idea of the the Welfare Department. Chames gets financial assistance from the I bought bowling !shoe which are
clad perspiring sailors and their importance of the Welfare Depart are they paid for it. Yes. Welfarehas !I I Welfare Department, too. Most of issued' for use without charge.
none-too-cool partners make their ment in the smooth functioning of allocated a large part of its the funds are used to purchase the : Even the prisoners in the brig
way back to the dance floor. Overin this air base and its vital role in funds to these affairs and during newest books, hot off the presses, enjoy the consideration of the Welfare -
the corner a group gathers to I making this a better place in the summer months its greatest to supplement the ones sent direct I Department. Often a prisoner
.. .. watch a light-footed couple spin I which to work and live. outlay went for this item on the'I| from Washington. The bureau does has no funds and needs some toilet
madly through a fast-moving lin- I Far and away the most popular budget. I j not furnish periodicals so a por- I articles some clothes a pair of
ily I hop. a..hlt"Uh the Ntatioit' Next in line is the physical train- tion of the allotment goes towards 'shoes, or perhaps just a hair cut.
personnel I is the mop le"l. Three I: the procurement of popular magazines That's where Welfare steps in.
and athletic
The scene fades. Now we're in Ilg program. Expenditures i. '
t shows are presented daily except and newspapers which are in There is even a church fun.I
the under this heauing run the
the grandstand rooting for Saturdays and alternate I such great demand.It's II which is used to provide Uttl
gamut from the mower fort
team that's coming up from be- Fridays, at the :\lalnOJde! auditorium items for the chapels. The flower
(' golf course to the water dippeiV a comfort to know that the
hind with bases loaded in the ninth
and :Mason Field. One fund enables wreath
j a or bouquetto
for the baseball team. Also wife you left home sick in bed this
inning and the tieing run on sec- I
showing is made be sent the funerals of
daily except: to men
will be taken of. And
incluJed are such sundry items asunlr'oims. morning care
baseVe're feet
ond on our now
Saturday, at Student OffieerY'auditoruins from this station. Pianos and
radios -
she will be. for the automobilethe
equipment and expenses new
as the batter socks the ball with a .
have been obtained for various
terrific wallop into right field. I I ror the various teams. And too department purchased for the
... While you may breeze through ,I the gear that you can check out visiting nurse will enable her to activities by the department.
Again the scene changes. This the door with your wallet or from the booth in the Main Side call on your wife to administer Contributions to charities welt
time we're sitting in a movie, pocketbook secured, the Welfare I auJilorium for a fast game of tennis what aid she can. known nationally are made on behalf .
waiting breathlessly foi the out- Department is vitally concerned '' or for trying your hand at' Many other activities are aidedor of the station by Welfare. For
come of one of the season's best with the number of and De- last solicitation
men women Izaak Walton's favorite pastime. sponsored by the Welfare example year no general -
pictures. The place is packed to attending each showing for it That nifty little number you I partment. The financial aid giventhe was made for the War an'!
the rafters. foots the bill. At every show a S I had In your arm hut Saturday station band is used to purchase Community Chest of Jacksonville,
Does this all sound familiar? It count is made as the crowds pourin night/ at the Ship's Company : sheet music, keeping its mu- so a substantial amount was sent
should. The connection? Well, those I as the cost to the Welfare Department dance didn't just happen. It took sic library up to date and to purchase by Welfare. In addition it supplemented '
are Just a few of the many events is based on the numberof planning and the transportation equipment and some Instru- the money raised by the
made possible by the tireless ef- people viewing the feature. provided" by the Welfare Department I ments. A large number of pool tables individual activities for the Rd i
., fort of the station's Welfare De- Roughly the charge is about three to get her there Ditto forth I have been purchased by the Cross.
partment. Working without fan- cents per person. I free -cokes" and the .lunipin I j department and spread throughoutthe Where Navy transportation M
fare and publicity, this department And don't think that this can't Jar, all the member of which I( station. The department also I either inadequate or unavailable:
deserves the personal lh; :'. 'a of ev- run Into a sizeable figure each I are working on their own time I i provides for the maintenance of Welfare provides chartered busses
ery Navy man and woman abo?rd. week. Last week the attendance I and paid by Welfare. [I the tables and sticks, and even to and other vehicles. It pays thoi
the station. Without it, and the v?:;*3297 at both Mainside and You enjoy reading the Jax: Air the supply of cue stick chalk. fees for the state drivers licew
funds it administers these manifold 1- Stu t>nt.o.tt.icers' and the weekly I News? Well, we enjoy getting it The bowling alley are In part of Naval personnel whose jobs t..f.
activities would be non-exist- I average is exp5cTJLto go consider. out but that too would be impos- !subsidized by Welfare. While patrons cessitate that they ,have such per
ent. and the problem of what to do I ably higher with tltexantic'Patedin.reased I sible without the Welfare Department of the alleys pay ten cent mits. Incidental expert*** in the
.. _, with leisure time would be a difficult I attendance at ill* out- which pays for the paper and a line, the pin boys receive eightof staging of U.S.O. show and in
''- one for every sailor and ooor; movie "'-v printing. the ten rent charge, and the I providing for the! needs of the et
W.\V :. Consider what thia4'eta..4, 4i O rR ;you down that bottleN?' Thtre'd nothing like a good book remaining" two cents are In.we- ;Continued on Pajje StoYfR
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Four JAX AIR NEWS 24 August, 1944

The Wolf by Sansone I
--r ..J'fl: J iWJVW s \ Gepga ,-1. tS.wrwa...".M'-Mrwq.. _. (I"M.w"L \

of nsonclVieiDs

Editorial Offices l

Public Relations Office, Room 221 'News framStatioivHy
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Telephone Extension: 8342

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S.Navul .
Air Station J acksoUl I lie. Florida by the PublicRelations
Office at no expense to the go\ernment Copiei
distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval 1
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical 7/'i' J. H. Harper, Chaplain, 1 SMC ,
Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval I All '
Operational Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air Station
"It All .
Green Cove Springs. Naval Auxiliary Mr StationCecll Depends"To .
Field l Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. NavulMoaplUl. : 'I
and Naval Auxiliary I Air l Facilities' Majfort. some men Gad is, a glorified Santa Clan. Their

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN outlook and impressions remind me of the popular
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training saving that was prevalent among/ us us children_ ;

Captain Walton W." Smith. USM f "Mj' name's Jimmie, I'll take all )'1111'II gimmie !"

Commandant. Life for those men and women consists in gettingand .
Jacksonville Naval Air Station lecelvlng at the hand! of a generous God who .

Captain Joseph B. Lynch. A-VG). CSNK. \ never demands. Consequently their usefulness, andworthwhllenesM
Commanding Officer in life, their contribution*, to mankind '
Naval Air Technical Training Center as a whole are limited to the thing they do I'I'I
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Captain John J.: Malley (MC), USN. Illot "unt. '
Commanding I Officer let there are other men and women who "reIn
U. S. Naval; Hospital l Ciod a Hl'ln"ho/ give freely, 'I"oi. but also I

Commander Edward E. Dotectfc, us. .V. who demands! and exacts certain things of them.
Commanding Officer Life for these people has meaning and purpose' ,
Naval Air Gunners' !School: <., They make a mark In hMorj because'they are I II

Ccmroandcr William II. Ashford. Jr.. USJC willing to give of their best, to God and! mankind. ...... I
Commanding Ofileer. I 'Die Son of Gal told his followers to "go .

Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Sprluis I preach heal l cleanse raise cast out t

Commandeer Samuel O0. Mitchell ..:.v".'. i/,.,.'.. ,:, C/ devils freely >e have received, freely glte." .. !
a n : a I All of us in the service 1 of iod IUII'uur country' I

Naval Auxiliary Air station Cecil Field "If that's basic English he's teaching them I'm 4-F!" can make it a life of drudgery or one of joy and I

XJtut Col. Command nR wne. USMC (Ret). I blessing Ihe worthwhile things' we will du\ ,, will
Officer, demand labor sweat" and sometimes tears (brift. I
Marine Barracks
I has shown, us then>' of giving Irt't'I.Jlt'. ; demon- ,
Lltut. Col. William T. Evans CSMC (Ret). ----------- ------ frlrated the way of happiness, even though It gist '
Commanding Officer AMUSEMENT CALENDAR his, life.
Marine Aviation Detachment
I It all depends on jour outlook on life as to how '

Tfce JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper- er\'lte MAIN STATIONllirilSDAY loll"UI help or hinder the cause that fact lit
material. Republlcatlon of credited matter prohibited today,
without permission <* 42nd St. N. Y. C.Unfounded. t _
-"China, Loretta Young. This, tale of heroism under Radio
Japanese' bombing attacks is, being brought back to the Malnslde I Navy Programs

RumorsHow screen by (popular request" ((27)). Tllt'KSUAY"Something-

(Thursday' Student Officers Aiiditorliuu only, "('r,\' of 'the "'..r \lf." / for the Girls"-\\':\l Kit 0700-Otis

times, back in civilian life, I \lno1 1'uch.) "Xan' lleudllnes"JII1 183.1-18tu
many cast the SlNDVY-"lii S. clet>." Abbott and Costello AM (plumber. Abbott I "lheVlrt Line"MltR: (CHS) 22002230l'itilAl'
hate heard aspersions upon and Costello,
you along with :Marlon lluttou a ta\i-dri\er friend go ;

gas -iping qualities of some members of the to a house where a fllldr., ..",,, ball Is In progress" and get mixed up T. S. -Marine: HanI1"-W.JAX (NBC) 12301215"Navy

feminine l'x'? You'\e no doubt Teen motion in high suciety'-with' hilarious" consequences for ever.vbodv concerned. I New.."-\\JAX 1730-n.W

pictures in which the typical man lol 'n" Besides the two comedians' antics, there's music by XX ill "SIJI..OIIllIlt''JIlI.' 183.51810"Soiurthing \
role. But have Osborne' Orchestra singing. and dancing ((28): ). for the (ilrS.-\\'JAX 1030-1! 45
gossiper played a prominent :MO.NDVY="Ilea\ 1.Uo1. ) .." Fibber :McGee and :Molly. Splendid comedy I '
"Vleetoiir XU\-\\'JIIl' JUlie 20302100SATI'iII.ti'
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you ever !stopped to consider how closely for Flbhl'rSd: and dolly: fans" and others, too. Adventures

akin to the much maligned gossiper is the I' in XXashlngton and XXIstful X'Ista with libber It'1I..tt'r" : Average -
I Man ((29)! ). "Uomen In UJut'-\\'JIIl' (Illue) (00-U80
spreader of scuttlebutt in the Navy I TI' : :\"Mademoiselle: 1'Ifl," simoiie Simon. John Encery: Adapted ":'-Oa\'>' Ittilletln Hoard"-UI'DQ)

Yes, scuttlebutt is a part of"a'y: life, even from the work of (guy Maupassant: this is the tor>' of a (Mutual ) 170.1-130
as is the gripe, but, like the gripe, it has a young: laundress during the Prussian occupation of Trance. Her -OU\'Y: \\' ;',,"-\\' 2000-20SO

certain limit to which it should be confined.A I I I adamant attitude toward a (.erman officer knamed "FlU" sync SI VI>)>:\\'- \

gripe in the right place and bonzes the Frl'lIe'h resistance to the invader and make the picture "Hluejjiket. C'fwlr"-\\\lIm: (CHS) 1100-1130 .
good healthy a timel>' one ((80): ). I "AmiTicu In the Air"-U':.11 Hit (('US) 1800-188O
at the right time can do a lot of good. It can XXKDKSDA"Music: : \ in Manhattan" Anne Shirley, DennN Day. 1'aclflc Slor'JAX (NIt(') 2330: -2400

get a load off a fellow's'! mind-soil of .unburden In this, top-qualit musical Anne Shine). (a* showgirl", ) und Dennis MONI\Y: e i

111111.Likewise II Da.v give: engaging 1''rfnrrnalH'011'11 like also :Nile Meiien.lez and "V. S. :Navy: Hand"-\\JAX (SUe) 1230-1245 a

scuttlebutt is a ort of unloading his, Kluimli.i Hand and Charlie' Barnett and hi* orchestra (1)( ). "Hill Nulle IUIlt'j.u"4't rianist"' 1
(Figures" in parentheses, are placing dates, at Student OfficersAuditorium. \\MHU': 1030-1645
but without the worthwhile qualities
procedure- I .) "SItS.JAX 1.CI-t7.; ,
that a :good hl'althripl': may June. ":\an. lIt'ullll"c.-\\IIII. 18J5-UUO": 1

We're quite :sine that theIst majority Other Entertainment "xoiiietliing for the (ilrU"-\VJAXTI'KSDAA 1!J30-1M5!/ ; I
FHIU.-\\-Xo Smoker. Movie "Dixie," starring Hlug Crosby. Three (
of the men in the Navy wouldn't want to shows, ,
vs<.met hint for the lrl.-\\\IUlt: 1101)-1715) 'I
neighboihood back ;
be classed with the : :gossip: s.1'I'1'itl,11'--Ship's'' D.uue. Malnslde Xuditorium, 210(1.( '
Hands to ItaiUe"-11'Mltlt ( 1':30-17"5
in the civilian life, but that is just exactly( : I "Na\ lI..adliIH.-W.JlII. ( 115)) 1835 1840 I
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what it amounts to when you go around U. S. Naval HospitalTIH'ltSDAY ".\.k' lour :'-011\-\\.1111', 210< -21311
spreading unfounded rumors.Joe -1' t.%, heath trip to IN.nleedra ; 1500; Art XXorkshop, ""tall of %SlJlltt'l.uJUa"-\\'I'f)({ I,
: I JCecreation room ; XXard movie, ".\11\ I'lItllrt' of H' Itookl.UHa'''''
Hlow's wife, who has a :sister i: < who married A-7. D-l. and K-7. ( ) 2280-230O'

a man in the Marine Corps who is attached I'lilDAY I -I.V: IIO), K\hibitloii; Ixixlng )"out.. In the grove. \ : : AY _
.N VV :> es"-UJAX 173(1: ( -1735 "
to the :staff of a command in the TI'ICn.10110.. Kingo (part, Ket-reatloit roust 1It'tldll"-\\.III. '
St'NIA1'-131N: ; ). Open House, Music, refreshmentK.Breez .Na\y 1835-184(1
Arctic regions: knows a man who is a pii- msmaaeletetrnaomtlaananannanaanananrrcatDivine

late in the ranks of the Army forces that DcaDcacccc naaaanaatar l..Ht..rPatlfnt I c CI

invaded ormand)', who knows a woman ag : "Doctor what I need i II 1 g Services ;

married to an officer on the staff of General; esQ g something to stir me up- something i !iDQUUUUUUQUUDUUtIua4Dgnr1rJe19LA9s11aanpct'r.le.l..t I

Blank who says that such and such a thingis : a to put. me In fighting trim. i

going to happen or is being planned. g Salty Humor From gg Did you put something like thatin -Holy C'I..p..l Communion l- !Muslim. ltoa.1 l ..<| rlirml.th.07JO .. Au.u..

That's just about the substance of the vast I Here And There g my prescription ?" 0830-Reci ult Dhine service
Doctor: "No you'll find that In 003O-'lialnlnc Center I>1\ In.. serttt. -e.
majority of the :scuttlebutt which is passedabout. raaawnonaaanaaaUUUUIUo9N'culd0't the bill" I 0930-Sundav II chalet l).
And the is just about 1045-Genual; Dl\ Ine lIt-nll'e. e
source : as reliable Turn Loose f', sec i\iii>. .
as the hypothetical case mentioned in They tell this!'! story about an j One More Glance ('..ltta't. bipfl: Mu.li. n...4 and MirinUbtm At...., ,

the paragraph above. I action on Guadalcanal I : A young I, Papa glared sternly at his young I Il6JO.Mull.OiOOMa*"..
Marine suddenly yelled out loudly the table Ox IO-Ma'lI.
Before to spreading" rumors hopeful across "Anotherbite .
you go any
for help. 09iO-Mau.;
think the situation You he handing like that and you'll leave the IOO--MaJII*,
may I, "What's the matter? cited a table." The lad looked I
I' up and 1700-M.i".a.hri.tia. ,
out information which will prove a boomerang cmnrade. who was inspecting! the grinned "Another bite like that (' !seieaee Centre. : Mull. Ku.J and Httmt.sha.e'

: in that it will weaken the morale of nearby under'brush. and I'll be finished." At enue,.
110U Small ,
the men in the !services and civilians as well, i\i "I've"Come three quick," came the voice.here t11'ew I Jewish SerUce chapel: Small Chapel 1 (Mustin Road and
got Jap prisoners
thus hurting/ the war effort.'rhal's 'I I I and they won't let me go!" I I'atttt"Why I Birmingham Avenue). .
do radio announcers have 1800 Sabbath Service (Friday).
on 1one of the harmful lestilts offo.prttdin I *
unfounded For DefenseShe I small hands?" 0810 Sabbath Service (Saturday).
rumors. Bt'fOl'I"'ou "Wee paws for station Identification. 17.10: --Devotions Tuesday) NAGS and Cecil Field .
drank to the
start anything, reason the matter out Ninetynine She drank to the NavyTo ." 17JO Devotion (Thursday) Green Cove Spring.

times out of a hundred > ou'II! :see how Victory hang the expense! *. *

utterly ridiculous: is t the rumor jotAe been They later found Mabel From Other Papers ]I "f

handed by !someone else, and which, in turn, Under the table. Khaki{ Pants For I
All out for National Defense
you expect to pass on to another person.!' # The men ovei'seas now are expending double effort I

V*,. DirectionA I, Sale At Mainside I to bring about the downfall of Naziism all the
( faster The second D-Day within 69
days has teen
II the Navy decides it neither needs nor wants Mississippi steamboat stopped
launched Hitler's o'OI
our i'vices at some date this side of unconditional because of a dense fog. A nosey I against tress Europe
surrender we shall be ready willing and passenger Inquired the cause of the I Uniform ShopC'mon What ale you militaiy and civilian personnel
able to scurry for civvies. But until such time. delay. } doing to help drive our tioops closer to Berlin ? They e.
are asked to .
expend e\'erylhing. You them
leave us forget the scuttlebutt. "Can't !see' the river," said the can help
up and
I get 01. NO's and and yourself by investing in still another war tom
Wbat Mates?
nay, captain laconically. Cl'Os The Ships Sec vice Uniform Remember,
: you do not spend for war bonds You
--The Bluejacket. I "But I can see the stars overhead Shop in the Recreation Buildingnow INVEST in them.
the passenger Insisted. has a supply ot khaki
pants Drew Field Echoes.
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Let u* be sure here at NAS Memphis that we donot I "Wall," said the captain," unless for sale according to an announce- .

let the feeling that the "war Is just about ovel'" I.j 1 I that loose boiler busts we ain'tgoing ment made yesteiday.The There has been some stealing on the station. Someof
affect cur attitude and effort. America's hardest "
that way. khakis I the thieves have been and
are priced at $390 caught punished. omehaven't.
battles! lie ahead and each of us must do his very I I I *
New merchandise is on the Jut to offset the ugly part of the situation
test each day to see to It that our contributionto Taken 'I'hne11'Ife
shelves at the Uniform including we will tell you about a young fellow named T. XV.Cieech .
the war effort remains "top quality. I| : "'I he roupkt nevt dicer I
Sic ( AMM aiiciewman trainee
I. an
a shipment of Naval Officers
Lit ua resolve to intensify our efforts until the seem' to lx ery demoted. He! kisses
I He found wallet full of
green Klastique uniforms a money and identUita- 1
war. la won! her etery time they meet \\ hJ' ,
tion cords in the movies Wednesday night. One and
Memfllte.) don't do that ?" They sell for $45. I -
Husband you : "I don't know her Melt I Solid brass belt buckles are one-half minutes later hedf.lr "Wn IL l""tV crfm' L < t

Standing in six inches of water at Tarawa a enough )..t." available for :)0c. khaki belts are I the-day and :.10 jryfriute!' after that the wallet

young marine with the ocean at his back: and enemy I CC 25c and gray belts are :15o. Iw'as I bark cn* /Iht-nancls of its owner Little stories' '
ms hlne. ,un rtts just 10 feet ahead foughtfor Small Mind An exceptional value is the full I j like this! .JJ-t.p up every day' but don't get told U-

his life. Thiiiy hours on that teach gave himam1to Sp. (C> 3e: "I have a pkluie of stock c.f cfficeifl and CPO white ,- CfL'Sfst'thpiobably men t news. We think they I
time to realize that his fitatftt need), even you In toy mind all the time" uniform for J6 complete NO a'';tj ought to be told (.ftt'l; for and that Cieech and toll i

unuer those ciicumt-tencee, was not rescue was not I Wave: "}Iv\\, small you wake ie CIO cp frames with w'uf'e cov- the other people, wilt' do the light thing in lIdl ...

even eurglcaJ J late, tot W1I!' the: paid cf C(>0. ffl." tie IUt'J", () available f('!; $2 20is .e.i 1 j>it iati.

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[T -WINDSll There Are No Idle Hands When Red Cross Ladies Meet

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By Arthur M. Greene 1 l

One of the most persistent gripes r fY
heard hereabouts concerns the failure -
of the management of Jack- I I Solomon IslandsComdr.. Myron

sonville's movie houses to give I I Graybill asked a native chief if

servicemen and women a break I I he had seen any women at Japa-

.1" Everyone in uniform seems to.. nese installations near his village.Yes .
resent I the chief replied, he had seen
bitterly that the local picture
parlors have consistently shied at least one Jap woman at the II

w away from the lead taken by hundreds camp. x
of cities "How can you be so sure?"
throughout the coun-
.ttry in reducing admission prices Comdr. Graybill askeJ.
for khaki and blue-clad segmentsof "I ate her," said the chief. b1iL'I

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the population.

Aside from all the talk about it.

.., little seems to have been done I Improve Station 1i

about winning the theater operators i
over to the serviceman's :
viewpoint. Certainly we think a I Open Air Theatre r

_, lowered rate should be establishedfor I I I I .. ..
those in uniform but wishful The movies at the new open air :.I. ,
thinking will never bring it about. I theatre at Mason Field have been J"
It seems that the owners have focused playing before full houses nightly : < '
e .1- .try
their attention on other local and the presentations will be ini- !, -
business firms which offer no spe- proved still next week.
chi concessions to service more I Satan would have a hard time trying to find<< Idle Canteen Corps were on patrons j With the end of the NAS Fliers
.- and have lost sight of the fact thatmot baseball schedule this week the hand to give mischief to among the women of the, Mrs Lillian Burr left chairman of the Ur..ntwo..t
. i Canteen unit and Mrs. Caroline Klmbel, right, al...
, amusement spots have adopted wire screen in front of the Mason IMival County Ked Crow* Canteen Corps who recently -
I iif Brentwood. Mrs lilmbel who U 77 and
a policy of special rates for the ) Field grandstands will be removed have added two new jobs to their already
Hurt who will be 66 Armistice" Day, have.rv..1
Army and It'
should be Navy, Marines. Sunday. i heavy schedule. In addition to serving their usual! in Canteen work during and ever since the first
remembered that clothing Another improvement was the thousands of soldiers and sailors at the Train Door World War.
Jewelry, food drinks and other -. addition of Canteen, the Corp has taken on two hospital services -
a new tense for the Under the direction" of Mrs. :M. A. Kowlin, chairman -
items cost the serviceman the movie projection machine thereby' at Camp islanding and the Naval Air Station of the Avondale unit, four Canteen iiiemlteisviit
sme amount the
as civilian.
enlarging the pictures on the outdoor II At the Naval Air Station hospital, the Canteen, the hospital at Camp Hlanding each Friday
Griping! however, ulll uccomplUh screen.a serving on an alphabetically rotating list by units, evening and assist In the hospital recreation programby
II t tit'. With the citation1 aretosteis for Sunday afternoon tea from $ to 5 serving light refreshments.

.- movie shows offering, first-run losing battle with the all-engulf o'clock in the hospital recreation room for the convalescent Transportation( for the Canteen members to and
hits, the pick of 111111., "ood'* output ing blanket of heat. and their friends. from Blanding lied Cross and the :Naval Air Station

,. the smart thing/ to do in tory This past Sunday, two veteranmemtbers of the is furnished by the :Motor ('orw.I
satisfy your crating for the __ _u__ _
Things we could do wlthouf- -----
flicker here on the !base. YuuI4III't
The << have to worry about rl'd.I..1 WANTEDSingersFor
In the chow halls while waitingon

In nothing.town I prices ran Anl, afford what for <ou you a house show pay line a dandruff and giving shower the fellow. The behind Choir HereThe I (}/JX'br ;;:/. I Seaboard R. R.

cowboy drivers cutting In and
under the !stars like the _
nightly out in a mad race" for nowhere Station choirs are now preparing I I A series of six games have been
feature ot11.on: Field f
I The noisy liberty hounds .their fall schedules and scheduled with the Seaboard R.R. '
take When her you have a date in town win wake up In the middle of with the pretentious program they ; (Spr yfMfk YES : girls' Softball team from Jacksonville
dancing or roller skating. the" night with their shrill chatter are anticipating many more singers All games will be playe
., While the hot weather lasts take are needed. Anyone interested here on the WAVES area and
her to the beach. You can find a __ I in singing may join by contacting called at 1900.
million things to do if you only W at the The A&R team and
Add co-incidences The special Frank ;Marsteller, CSp( ) AU-SUra
look around. orders the return of 513. will play three
on a straggler Chaplain's office or calling games apiece alter
1 lying on the desk of K. I{. Gregory ': All types of music are Included in nating.

The return of the heat wave this j j i Y3c.: in the receipt section of Main the fall program from Radio to Jty A line Burgdorf, KM: (, The schedule follows:

week brought with it a run on ,i Station personnel : The prisoner's Concert. \ "Captains inspection today: ? Seaboard R.R. vs All-Stars

the coke machines and the foun- j name--Hall, the guard'sHall, the -- =Nope don't think I'll go today." Tuesday August 22
tain at Ship's Service The crowds ,I disbursing officer issuing the neeessary -, "I'll be home for Chiistmas dum Seaboard R.R va. A&R Thursday -

around the refreshment spots area I'.' transportation and subsistence i GI Insurance Now de dum August :31.
better indicator of the weather Hal What no doors ? "I think Flight 104 has been Seaboard R.R. vs. All-Stars
than the thermometers. Down at I I Totals $117 Billions calling me for about 30 minutes Thursday Sept. 7..
the personnel office of VPli No. 1 New Stock Club" member Seaboard JIB
I ; vs. A&R Thuia-
I II Washington ( CNS) The Vet you look at the want ad sections :
they were really sweating it out.j I H. C. Bowden S2c. a driver attached -I', erans' Administration now has become awhile. Sure we'll have no troubleat day Sept ll.Seaboard .
.: with the prospect of consQUdl.ltingrecords j to the O.O.D.'s office, became the world's largest life insurance all getting a job." I R.R. vs. All.Stars
and with unit member of the "Stork. Thursday, 21.
personnel a I' "Did that little Sept. ,
It has policies you see darling
, N>. 2. And while they wiped away : Club" set last week when his wife worth $117.670,000.000 company. outstanding black velvet dream in the windowthe ] i Seaboard R.R. vs. A&R TIIU' s-
the which trickled him with poTmd day. Sept. 23.
perspiration presented a seven
I ti for men and women in the service other day ? And that superb(
..' generously down from their brows, I baby boy "It's Henry C. Bowden I I.I ------- i. -- evening dress Joan got!" Come out and .support the
they viewed with discomfort the III," he beamed as he passed .I "What are we talking about ? WAVES' teams Bleachers have
I two lone 1 fans which were fighting I around the cigars Seud the Jax: Air News home! been provided for spectators..
, Well, look chum, this is strictlyon The WAVES Softball leaue
the level-It came from a veryreliable ing "are as follows: 1L.-
[ Cuddle-Up Girl source and you have to
RE'.Jlr"X' LiI
I promise not to tell a soul but I Ofncer Assembly and !
have a roommate who has a friendin 1 WAVES UnitSynthetic 3 1
\1'h' our barracks who knows a girlin 3i 2 1
r 722 whose room mate knows a NAOTC' 1 3

L. )'' I If It fellow who double dates with a guy i Supply VM Unit i 1> t t

who dates a Wave on the Staff, -_._- -
and she said that her leading thief
knows a warrant officer in Wash I Personnel May Have

ington whose sister works for Bu-
Gear Taken To Town
tI pers and she heard from a friend
., j|
t in Corpus Christi who knows some- !. All gear of enlisted personnel be-

f one in Miami who heard in San : [ing transferred who desire to have
Diego when she was on leave there i lit carried to Jacksonville for them
this month that all girls who have j shall deliver it to the Chief Master

4I been in the Navy two years will be At Arms Receiving Ship ( Bldg
x t mustered out this fall Of course 930)) on the corner of Langley and:

it's still scuttlebutt but where Enterprise before lOt)') where it

.. j there's smoke there's fire you will be picked up on week days by
,Q t Y 9r 1 jI I know." I|I a Public Works truck and deliveredto ,

The remostest possibility of being either the Jacksonville Terminal
1 mustered out of the Navy j I Company or the Railway Express
'- E without even considering the probability I' Agency as may be desired

: t t c I has resulted in a mad orgy -- --..-...--

6 of "post hitch" planning. One of :, Commercials
;, the masters at arms intends to !
Kim sAI.K:
collect her mustering out pay In Bedroom suite complete an.I hifr
( i tinkles and spend it all calling the playpen. Mrs. C. C. Tyler tom 1\,
barracks Several other girls will Irvin St.. Dewey Park.
Hollywood bed, vanity with' bench.
make a gift to the Shore Patrol Sewing machine. Bildge l .set with rhulis I
L. I III lIf all hats ties and hose. One Dishes Curtain Iron and Ironing
.u+ bitter individual insists that she', board. Cash. l.TSl Cumberland Roil.
Joseph Ondru"Ck.
will break her unused bottle of Living Room. Bedroom Suite Kitchen
leg make-up over the head of a : Sets. Harnley. 1125 A Allegheny
certain Marine Guard. :. Living Room. Bedroom suites, kitchen I
\ .. net HarRley. J125 A Allegheny.
All of us are planning spacious One Shaeffer Lifetime I pen $t,). Contact
apartments with beds ten feet H. Frltrhe' at 836 from tRio>) until .
I and ash all the 1630.
+ > square trays over '
Plymouth 31--4.d'OI' sedan:: !Motor in 1
,f.1 rooms We'll have breakfast in .\-] shape. fair rubber, will ell cheap '
"" "' ,. bed if we have to get up and cookit fan be seen at Building :504. Telephone
ext. 8633. Roy A. Bishop[ Y2c. oJ
. ourselves. The coffee will be a
/ heavenly ambrosia made from real i Roy ale. 21 ft. Three rooms sleeps foui '.1 '
.. 'if' coffee beans. There'll be drapesand Double sink with running water, oven
.... ""nd Venetian blind, See G. J. Ovlatf
ruffled curtains on the wln- 1
I Space No. 5, Butt Trailer Camp.
1 aI lOWS and those ten foot beds will KRKK: :
i > ,t '( One furlough ticket to New "
have innerspring mattresses on' ins .
I II !them and down comforts. I intend Any service man wishing to of thin
I ticket may have It by calling at QUrf.
i t > have a telephone on either side 601. Training Film 1'1ept.w',1TIit j
,)f the bed. But best of all. we'll'' : :
\ Two fishing reels. capacity :S) t<. t ))
I Have bathtubs little bathtubs, big yard Call J. I.. Uatcille. Y2e. Tel. 81>B. 1 ,.
o'. bathtubs round bathtubs, square Mivr '
bathtubs, sunken bathtubs lH:1! class ring. Beaufort S. C hlhschool.
many 1. Cold; with black stone. Returnto ,
bathtubs all over the place. I may Marian Youmams. S2o. Ext. SOI.
even have one in the living' room. | W.\ Tt:1I: TO KI/Y./ .I
l fiM fir. f, ? C yks4 R.U =Naturally, we'll miss the Navy Automobile In oat cm-iitlon. Phono' ,I
I Lt. Eblln* SJ-5453.: : :
Ii but not enough to stay In it.In .

A i I Ii [ years to come, we may even spections, uniform regulations: 'j
U .. i. I think kindly of them for what i standing in line for chow, PlY
.1 they've done to us. In time, we ( that's another thing, I want a I
i may even forget what they've doneto job where they bring my piy tom I
: us -all those mldwatchej in the *) ; liberties in Jacksonville} the I
,. ....., Comm office and Radio Central heat, the rain-all the things that

1'risue" lUfferty It a* cudJI on n" 1,1.M u fM *pyere w<)uU. want to, CUJI up( *" *'*J make wad.L'rauee" \ I the "phone watches In the barracks were punned ti annoy IM per; !

plays" the role of Ort'lI',11\'' the new ptchirwDr*;' !fcM," .."J lw fc ''url-lsIJst m--." I front, 2 to i A. M., surprise In- sonally. .


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practice only three days
i; t ,, old, approximately 80 football can. ..
54Y didates have answered the call to
the all-station team and are going
through dally workouts at Mason r.

By Edmund Walsh. Y2c Lleut. John Mason, formerly
head coach at the Colorado Schoolof
FOOTBALL has stepped Mines and for six years back.
into the late summer sports : field coach at Colorado, has the

light at the Station, bringing squad going drills.through general conditioning ,

with signs of pleasant fall]
The squad has been split up into
afternoons for all personne groups with Lieut. Mason and

aboard. Lieut. Bill Leckonby handling the ,_
What the calibre of the squad backs and centers. Lleut. Gene
will be cannot be determined at
this early date, but one thing is NAS Grid OpponentHas
certain. We do have an allstarcoaching
staff.Starting Name PlayersFootball

with Lieut. John Ma- hopes are running .......
son who is in charge of the prac- high in the football camp of the
tice sessions, we have the hian U. S. Navy pre-flight eleven, _
who coached one of the greatest Chapel Hill, North Carolina,
AU Americans of our day, \\hlzler which plays the Fliers here Sat- '
White, the Colorado flash. < ,.., afternoon 28
'!: urday October.
lie also tutored Lloyd Madden, ? .... Otto Graham, All American
the nation's number one scorerIn
football player at Northwest
1939. ern last year and Stan Kos-
Among the aides, Lieut. Bill Lieut. Tim Carey, extreme right, officer in charge of water training for the physical training depart lowskl, the East's leading
Leckonby: backfield coach, starred ment, Instructs a class of fighter-pilots in safety measures to be used In the event of a forced landingat scorer while at Holy Cross
in the pro leagues in 1940 sea This training for pilots from Squadrons VF 4 and VF 5 takes place at pool four. L. to r. are: last fall, the headliners of the '
and 1941 with the Brooklyn 2nd Lts. J. E. Couillar, B. Smock, W. E. Sparling, J. W. Fawcett, K. E. Kousselot, and G. W. Laster. pre-flight offensive
Lieut. George Barclay, ...,.., <,
Dodgers. : ; :: The Cloudbusters who open
line coach, made practically every ; > ;r ,:.,..: t their season 24 Sept., with the
AU American" team in the
Cherry Point Marines, will be
In 1935: when he captained -
country coached by Lt. Comdr. Glenn
North Carolina. lie also : : Killinger, a Walter Camn All-
played In the East-Wet game N e l' .. : .,: I American selection while at
and in the All-Star game. ...'" ,', ".. ....,.'". .'. Penn in 1921. His aides will be:
:, :' Lieut. Gene Goodreault, end < < Lieut. John Honing, ex-Min-
coach, made the All Americans in J /' <. nesota ace; Lieut Paul Bryant,
'40 when he had his greatest year :"., one time Alabama star: and Lt.
with Boston College. Lieut. Alie "K (Jg) Glenn Presnell, Nebraskastar
White, who coaches the guards, of the mid-thirties. ._
won a fine reputation for himselfat '
Texas Christian and later with ,,' tl' Goodreault handling the ends;
the Philadelphia Eagles. Lieut. Lieut Alie White handling the
John Janusas, who works with the guards and Lieut Jonn Janusas
tackles, starred for Boston Collegein working with the guards.
'36 and '37, playing In the
35, "Many of our players are boys
Easter All-Star game after grad- with high school experience only"
uation and with the NAS team of commented Lieut Mason. "\ 'e

1942.&l_ are going to work Hard with them
: VH B all, however, giving every man a
Congratulations are In order chance to make good."
for Lieut. Marty McDonough on "The day of finding a large
the excellent season of the group of experienced ball players 4
Filers. The team has won 23 among Service groups seems to .,
games so far and winds up with be past The men here now are
the St. Augustine Coast Guard in It younger and will require plenty of
the Ancient City Friday. t coaching." S
Personnel of the Station showed "- Approximately 15 players have
their interest In the all station tf.t reported from the NATTC and dur-
team by their turnouts at f.. ing the week two of the stars of
the games.' last year's Air Raider squad, Gus
ii' .: Letchas, once an outstanding prospect
r : : ; at Georgia and Brad Ecklund,
All-Southeastern Service team cen
Six Games Set ter, are expected to report
Men who came out last Tuesday
Gridders At Pilots ascend the high diving board and jump into the water with full gear on. Inset, 2nd Lt J. E. Include: Backfield menEugeneRitchie
For CoulIIard has just inflated his Mae West and now is opening his life boat pack. Ills next step will be to Seattle, Wash., II. S.; .
Inflate the boat In the main picture, he Is shown completing the job by using the mouth tube. Ills George Latt, HuntingtOn, W. Va.,
Mayport NAASThe parachute is secured to the boat and acts as an anchor- H. S.; Bill Cordell, Newton Con-
--- over, N. C., H. S.; Sam Frey,

at. Naval Mayport Auxiliary Fla., one Air of Station the- O and G, A and R Win In Opening Of Cigars And Baseball Shenandoah Lakewood, ,N.Pa.Y., H., H.S.; S.Ed; Rose Cecil,

auxiliary stations of the Naval Air Caused Trouble Wethered, Camas, Wash., H. S.;
Operational Training Command, Round VM T 4 LoseThe Tony and Phil Corbett North Augusta
will field a football team this fall, ; By Camp Newspaper Service s. C., H S.LinemenFred.

Lieut it was George announced Anderson yesterday, physical by playoff round of the enlisted men's Softball league got I When Tony Cucclnella was play- Pitt, Clinton, S.
ing second base for the Brooklyn C., H. S.; Tony Prizri, Pittsburgh.Pa. .
training officer. underway during the past week with five games played.At Dodgers, he was the champion. ., II. S.; Jack Caldwell, Oklahoma
Games have already been bookedby the end of the regular season i Boathouse 6, Docks-Ferries 1, and cigar smoker of the National Aggies; Noel Brown, San '
the NAAS eleven with: U. of 0 and G and A and R, of the VF 4 6, VPB 2 (1) 2. League. In fact his fondness for Francisco, Calif., H. S.; Tom ,
Fla. at Gainesville, Sept. 23; Dan- National League, were tied at 10 Condo set Personnel down with Philadelphia two-fers finally cost Steinmacher, Greenfield, Mass., IL
iel Field at Mayport, October 7; games won and one defeat while in three hits in 0 and G's 5 to 0 him his job with our Bums.It S., and Joe Engelson, Peddle Prep,
Ft. Pierce Navy Amphibious Training the American League, VM and T4 triumph. Ferko, Shields and Doyle happened one day when Tony "
Base at Mayport, October 21; each had won eight and lost two. paced the winners in hitting. Sleap tried to go from first to third on at third.
Daniel Field at Mayport, October Results of the week were: 0 and got two of Personnel's three hits. a single to right. He was tagged. "What bellowed Tony, "and
28; Charleston, S. C. Coast Guardat G 5, Personnel 0; A and R 3, Dispensary overcame a 2 to 1 out standing up. break my cigars?"
Charleston, November 12 Train-; and Parachute Loft 0; Seaman Guard VM lead scoring three times in "Why didn't you slide?" Inquired I That winter Casey sold Tony
Ft Pierce Navy Amphibious Pierce November 6, T 4 3; Dispensary 4, VM 2; Continued on Page Seven Casey Stengel, who was coaching I down the river to Boston.
ing Base at Ft. ,

18.Lieut ritt, commanding Comdr. Medille officer T.of Mer-the Sixty-five Candidates Turn Out For Opening Day Of Football Practice .. .

NAAS, who has shown a keen in- .. ., .. .
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''' "
terest in the team will assist with "' ; ". .. .,: :':' .' :: :' : ; : .7 '; '' :.; ; ;
the coaching in an advisory ca : ;' .
pacity. He will be assisted by Lt. : ;, ;
(jg) Sid Roth, former All-Amer- .. ( .\ \
ican at Cornell, who will handle ,.
the line and Joe Tomich Sp (A)
Ic, a varsity player at Oregon
State, who will work with the
Football practice Is already un- 4
derway with 40 men out for the .

squad. No college players are in 4
the group, practically all the can- e
didates being men with high school ,
grid experience only.
After graduation from Dart- 9
mouth where he was a varsity
player Comdr. Merritt remainedat _
his alma mater as an assistant
coach, later going to Allegheny
,,college as head coach. During recent EM % 11LJeut.
years prior to going on active *<
duty with the Navy, he was ", 1
engaged in business.

,I Brandt
Bill the National
league's publicity director, states
that 01 per cent of the senior
loop' playing personnel at the John Mason, holding ball, talks. with the ftixty-flve men who reported for the ftnrt:dayftf I grid practice Jut Monday night. Eiflphasb ... 0 _
time of the Jap attack on Pearl ( In the early practice sessions will be ea condition!** aDd fundamental. AssfcMNUria tot!JJ&&. J&MOB. ares L t. r, *"DCiUi, *. Lieut
.t. Harbor are now in service. John Janusa, Lfcot. Gene CtodreMlt, Lletrt. DID Lectonby M4 Ueat. Alt Whit >****, ** **V "


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24 August 1944
JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ..1.1f

4 Boxers Fight Exhibition At Smoker Instructors Here Quiz Contest Here Is Partial j

? Are TopnotchBut (QUESTION PAGE! .3)..utA. ..&.. ON .Answer To What i

r ,Y. Will StudyContinued ANSWERS: Welfare Does I
I, Maine, New Hampshire,Mass.,
From Page One Conn., Rhode Island, New York, Continued From Page Three ;.
New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, are also cared for by the depart
.. combat zones to become Instructors
ment. Entertainers for smokers,
Maryland, North Carolina, South
,of The course consists of a series Carolina, Georgia and Florida. and the cigarettes issued "boots"at
roundtable conferences designed 2. Alaska and Russia. their smokers, are likewise paid t
to acquaint the instructorswith 3. Mongolia. for by Welfare.No .
the most modern types of 4. A, B, C, and D are true. E doubt all this sounds very
techniques. is false. impressive. It is. But strangely .
Chief objective of these modemtechniques 5. The Suez connects the Red enough, it is all made possible cy
is to attract the op Sea with the Mediterraneon Sea. the very people who are derivingthe
erational training student's inter 6. Lithuania, Poland, Austria, benefits, the men and women
est in the subject being taught and Yugoslavia, Italy, Switzerland, aboard this station. Every cent
to sell him on the idea of learn France, Belgium, Holland, Den used for these various activitiescome
sY Ing-and remembering-all he can. mark, Luxembourg and Czechoslovakia from the pockets of the officers
This Is done largely through and enlisted personnel. Yet
s substituting "presentations" for 7. Rio de Janeiro-Brazil; Buenos the money is extracted so painlessly
lectures-the old-style methodof Aires-Argentina; LIma-Peru; San it is positively nothing short of
"passing on the word." tiago-Chile; Montevideo-Uruguay; amazing.
NAOT 's new method of "pres. Caracas-Venezuela; Bogota-Colom. Welfare's operating funds
entatlon teaching" has. been re- bia; and Santa Cruz-Bolivia. come from the profits of Ship's
viewed by leading authorities in 8. True. Service's many enterprises. And
A the fields of mass selling and 9. True. you are the only customers. At
education, and combines the best 10. Egypt is in Africa, Siam and the soda fountain, and cigar and
k z I' features of both. Arabia in Asia and Portugal and magazine counters, at the stores,
Besides the arrangement of Estonia in Europe.RADIO'S. and other places, you actuallysave
; .. course material in the most effective I money-for everything is
.., and interesting manner sold at prices substantially less
.... possible, "presentation teaching"also than charged by other retail es
f ., includes the use of the latest I tablishments. Yet the small ,
r: 1 profit made is enough for Welfare
types of visual aids, audience par.
ticipation movies and synthetic I I BEST I to provide all its services.
training devices. In general: the Other operations of Ship's Service -
: student is SHOWN instead of BETS include the vending and coke
r..J l .... ::i TOLD what the Navy wants him I I machines, the canteens, tailor shop,
fr'o to learn. cobbler shop, barber shops,
Eddie Barnett, of the boxing team, left and Buddy Thomas, The course Is divided into two WAVES beauty parlor, uniform
It right of the NAS squad, staged a three-round exhibition on the parts-a short session covering I Today-Mischa Auer will join shops, laundry, and the newly
,:' Smoker Card last Friday night. Thomas fights tomorrow with the general subjects applicable to all i Johnny Mercer and his "Music opened beer garden.
NAS punchers against Camp Gordon Johnston. Glenn Chancy is the types of Navy airplanes, and a Shop" force (WJAX-1900)) The fact that the station's civil.
referee. longer session devoted to instruc- Sammy Kaye premieres his new ian personnel contributes in a large
tional techniques adaptable to one Variety Show with ventriloquistPaul measure to the income derived
t particular type of plane. Classes Winchell and his harum- from the canteens and vending ma.
fliers End Season I In St. AugustineIn usually consist of approximately scarum side-kick, Jerry Mahoney, chines does not go unrecognized.Each .
30 instructors. as guest stars. In addition to maestro month the Civilian Employees

Battle For Edge Over Coast GuardWith In addition to Its main objective Kaye his regulars, Nancy Nor Welfare Association receives a
of teaching Instructorshow man, Sally Stuart, Arthur Wrightand large check from Welfare for their
to teach, the new school Billy Williams, will appear as part in building up Ship's Service
Bob Vickery hurling the Fliers will wind the
:, up vocalists. (WPDQ-2030) Ad profits.
also has the Job of standardizingthe
present baseball season Saturday in St. Augustine againstthe subject matter of flight instruction miral Chester W. Nimitz, Com- The Welfare Department had its
Coast Guard Stars in a game starting at 3 p. m. on throughout the mander in Chief of the Pacific inception soon after the establish. .
Francis Field. NAOTC, and of keeping train Fleet, will speak from Pearl" Harbor ,.ment of this station. But without
The Fliers will be aiming for ing syllable abreast of the very on the "March of Time. Admiral a Ship's Service fountain, stores,
victory number twenty-four in latest developments in the combat Nimitz, speaking to help observe and other enterprises, its activitieswere
' thirty-two games played this sea- NAS Golf"Meet areas. the :31st anniversary of Naval hampered by the lack of
aviation will the latest
son. Offlcer-ln-charge of the new give news funds. As Ship's Service expand.
ZSxcept for a possible outfield school is Comdr. San I. Silber, who on naval action in the Pacific and ed, the Welfare Department kept
shift which will have Johnny Mc- Set For TuesdayA recently returned from Pacific tell of the progress of this branchof pace until it had reached its pres.
Cullough in left field Edo Vanni combat duty as skipper of a car the service in the Pacific area. ent proportions. And even greater
in center field and Clarence Anderson golf driving contest will be rier fighter squadron. Other members (WSB or WLW-2230)). things are in store, according to
in right field, the lineup held next Tuesday night at the of the instructional staff are Friday's High" Spots "Meet Comdr. E. W.. Mahan, Welfare Officer
remains intact. Station at Lt. Comdr. Neal Bacon, former Your Navy, an all-Navy variety under whose guidance the
golf course, beginning
The contest will be the rubber Flying Tiger: Lt. Comdr. GeorgeL program from the _Great Lakes department has developed. The
., game of a seven game series play- 1900. L- nard, former "Wasp" pilot; Training Station. (WJHP-2030) quiet, unassuming officer took over
ed between the two crack Service Participation in the event will Capt. Kenneth Walsh, Marine Med Watching a pretty girl in the the reins back in December, 1941.
1 ,:.; nines this year. be open to all personnel of the Station al-of-Honor winner; Lieut. ClaudeR. car ahead of him buy gas with Assisting Comdr. Mahan is an
During the past week, Lieut. officers and enlisted. Frazier and Lieut. Frank O. what he knows are counterfeit cou- energetic young officer Lt. Ray
Marty McDonough's boys split! in Green, both combat veterans. pons starts Boston Blackie on the mond Forsberg. The two of them
two games, losing to the Mayport Prizes will be awarded by the Courses in the new school cover trail of a band of criminals. When are an unbeatable combination.
Section Base, 3 to 1 on Mason welfare department to the man the radioman was released to active the radio Robin Hood runs the ':i
Field and defeating the Orlando who makes the longest drive in communications, grouna school, girl's car into the curb to keep
Army Air Base, 2 to 0 In Orlando. three attempts and to the man. engineering and navigation. Every her from getting away, she pro- Enlisted Crew't'
,f The Fliers outhit Mayport, five I subject taught by the NAOTC, final tests innocence, and then the real
I blows to four but Gene Bearden's who has the best average drive in step in the Naval flight train- adventure begins. Chester Morris Of Staff At
effective pitching kept them in the three attempts. I ing program, is covered in the plays "Boston Blackie." W JAX-
.. check. At Orlando Vickery twirled Following the driving contest school. 2200) Gene Sarazen tells of A Dance ;,
I a five hit ball game, winning 2 there will be an exhibition by Bill his "double eagle" play on BillStern's Gay
to 0, although his mates collected Brandenberger, of A and Ft, and "Sports Newsreel"WJAX Continued From Page One
just one hit, a single by Eddie Jack Harvey and Chuck McLaughlin ( -2230).
Sk2c; W. E. Morton, Y3c; of the ';
Lyons. of Physical Training, all former ARM 1/c/ Callman Saturday Specials "Womenin Food and Beverage Committee. ,
golf professionals. The exhibition Blue," something by and for When the dance was over the
will be concerned with wood, Weeps Over Gear the WAVES. (WJHP-1400) theme was "Why can't we do this
Softball Playoffs Start iron and putting play. "It's Maritime," with the boys of more often" To utilize an old
The exhibition will be open to the Merchant Marine spotlightingtheir
cliche, "A good time was had by
Continued From Page Six all Naval Continued From Page One
personnelBoners activities in wartime WMBR
( all," and the next morning the
the sixth inning to sew up its 4 ":!. still a strongly fortified Jap base. -1900) "Navy Wings," from New York Stock Exchange reported -
to 2 victory. Shrout pitched a two- "I never have been able to fig- the Jacksonville Naval Air Station that all aspirin stocks had gone
hit game for the winners. Wexler I i Fight At :ure out why the Japs never no- I with a salute to the anniversary up 10 points. .
and HUman led the winning bat ticed us," the young man stated. I of naval aviation. (WJAX
' ters "We were only up 2,000 feet. If 2000) "Hit Parade," with the Nalle, Bluejacket from the NAASat
Turner pitched Seaman Guard to Gordon JohnstonIn they did, they sure didn't let on, "voice" Sinatra at his best in to Green Cove Springs (WMBR-:
a 6 to 3 decision over T 4, which because nothirg happened. There day's top tunes. (WMBR-2100), 1630) Excerpts from "Yankee
ended the regular American a return match, NAS boxers was supposed to be a Jap radar Sunday's Spotlight. Mr. Keen, from Olympus," the biography of
League season tied for first place battle Camp Gordon Johnston at station on St. George point just "Tracer of Lost Persons," invitessix Oliver Wendell Holmes, will be
with VM. the west Florida Army post to- across the strait, so we dropped a contestants and members of woven into a special script for the
A and R, with Pointek pitching, morrow night. The Flier fistic load of bombs on it while we were. the radio audience to join him in "Cavalcade of America" (WJAX
thumped Parachute Loft, 3 to 0. team won the first match 8 to 2. there." solving the strange murder of a -2000) Helen Traubel, noted
Pointek allowed one hit, had seven Last Friday at the smoker, NAS Hospitalized at Guadalcanal and man who wanted to lose himself dramatic soprano, guest on the
strike outs and allowed no walks. split two bouts with the Waycross, Noumea, and then in California, on the novelty quiz, "Quick as a "Telephone Hour." (WJAX-2100).
J l M Ga., Army Air Field. Carlos Silvia, the radioman was released to ctive Flash." (WPDQ-1800) Les Tuesday's Tips Sailors and
..... Station Baseball Navy, won a decision in three duty in April, and about six weeks Brown and his orchestra with Vic- Marines from the JAX NAS an
(Playoff) rounds over Dick Reynolds, Army, later reported to this station. He tie George, a soldier in grease- swer listeners' questions and
w, L 130 lbs.; and Ted Hoxie, Army, was assigned to VO-VCSOTU( ) paint, ride the "Summer Band I continue to rack up an average of
Bluejackets 1 0 evened the count for the Army No.1, and at present is the in- wagon." (WJAX-1930). 85! % correctly answered. It's quiz
,- s.Seaman Guard 0 0 0 1 with a three round decision over structor-in-charge of visual training Monday Musts Piano bits fun with "Ask Your Navy."
: A and R 0 0 Adrian Grill, Navy. at VPB2 No. 2. styled in a different way with Bill (WJHP-2100).

fit, ,. Male Call by Milton" Can iff, creator of "Terry and the Pirates" Contour Map (Note Magnetic Azimuths and Topographic Features) .


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I Civilian Employees' News I Questions And NAGS And Power Plant '

t m Personnel Relations Editorial Office Offices, BMg. IS I j Answers For Employees Continue To

Telephone Extension 8885
i The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Sax Car

Air News Civilian, is devoted Employees.to reporting. the news of the Naval Air Station's Buyers Lead War Bond SalesCivilian

1 Editor....._..._.........................................Lt. (Jff) Myron E. Russ USSR Q. When did OPA ceilings on employee of the Naval Air Gunners School.and the Power
REPORTERS used cars go into effect? Plant continued to head the Ht for the purchase of War Bond through <*
1 A. On July 10 1941. the payroll saving plan, according to the latest figures for July jest -
Assembly and Repair: Q. Do all used cars have received from the War Bond Office.
; Maintenance .....-....-....-,...?._._....._..._.._..... Walter Riviere prices ? ceiling The relative standings for the month of July are a* follow:
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Metal and Machine..................._..._...?Thelma E. Register A. Yes. Specific dollar "as is"I Department ripation PayrollNAVAL.

Engine ...................__._.._..... Lillian. LJndsey I prices for most cars manufacturedsince AIR GUNNERS SCHOOL........................._.... 100.0 16.1
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Aircraft Oerhaul.........._.._..._._.........Amelia Drawdy price lists which can be seen 100.0; 18.9 Cler. 100.0; IS.O

\. Interim O\erliaul._......................_..._...............I.aura Adam* at your War Price and Rationing POWER ."LANTSlain! Station ............._._._......- 100.0 JfI.1
Production Eng. ............._?_.........._..__................. .Don Kagln Board or at your dealers. Cars POSITION FIELD CLASSIFICATION ...............?__ 100.0 IB.I.: ':"

Production Control....._..._...._.........._..............Pattle Bennett manufactured before 1937 cannot I ACCOUNTING' .... ...............................:........._......_ 98.5 16.5/
IVb Employees..............._....._...._....-..._...-..... Adeline Joel sell for more than the ceiling price COMMUNICATIONS: ............9!
t of the nearest 1937
Inspection and Survey: model. comparable ASSEMBLY: & KEPAIR ................................................., 911.1>> 15.2
Aircraft Overhaul.__....... .........?.-?...Muriel E. Mitchell No. 55- 99.S; 15.3 No. :51-98.3; 11.8 .
a. A. Jt R. Depts......................__.._....._._....... Ruth C. Raise Q. Can used cars be sold' for less No. 52-100.0; 17.5 No. 54-97.0; 15.0.
Sara Verner than their ceiling prices No. 5996.1; 15.6 No. 57-98.3; 13.0

Pr I sell la Glenn A. Yes. The ceiling prices are No. 56-100.0; 15.1 No. 53-91.4; 13.3

t Supply Dept................_..........................................Kuth Love only the highest prices at which CECIL FIELD. .. .... .. ............... ......................_._ 99..4 14.9
Public Works Dept....................?......._.....-........ ......A udreyVonble j used cars can be sold. 99.1! ; 16.4 Trans. 100.0; 13.3
Louise Abraham I Q. What are the facts I need to I". PI. 100.0; 15.7 Cler. 100.0; 11.:: ..

J Ceciie Devenish know to find the exact ceiling INSPECTION & SURVEY ...................................,._ 99.. 11.0

Supply Department..................................................... ... Lliette TempleInspection price of a particular car? MAYPORT .., .. .... ..... ................................................. 100.0 II." K
t A. You need specific informa- PUBLIC WORKS (Laborer) ..........................._......... 93.6 I Ui .
t tion about make, exact CENTRAL OFFICE .......................................-...._....._ M II." .
: year,
I And Survey Department model ((88 designated by the manufacturer MAIDS .. .. .... ................................._......_...,.,......._ 97.5 11.2
), body type and whetherthe PUBLIC WORKS (Mechanical) ?.........?........._........... 6.5 11.2
Metal Machines & Accessories Div. has heater radio LEE FIELD .. ............ ......................................._.... 91.S 13.7
car a or any
_ _ .
tI u - - special built-in equipment such as P. PI. 100.0; 22.7 Cler. 100.0; 11.9

I By Ruth C. Raisch I fluid drive, over-drive hydromatic Maid 97.8; 14.3 Trans 91.%; 10.2 .
I SUPPLY (:Mechanical)...................................................... 9 Dean Mobley, Inspector in Shop transmissions.
i Scuttlebutt AVIATION TRAINING ..................................?...._....... 100.0 I.H.O *
26< and his wife were seen recently I I Q. What is the difference between
TRANSPORTATION (Main Station) ..........?.-........... 98.9! 12.8
and in a downtown an "as is price" and
dining dancing a
SAFETY ENGINEERS. ...................................?....;.......-. 10O.O 12.2
hotel. They sure make a sweet I By Tom ().iiinn "Warranted price" ? I SUPPLY (Office) ... .............................................. 911.'! 12.5!
A little blonde ltkeDean's A. An "as is is the
price" highest
couple. pretty I We have had a young English I ;MEDICAL (Main DUpensary) ..............................._...... 100.0 11.7
wife is asset to price that seller who does
an anymin's flyer Sub. Lt. Roy Hiller,, over to any I LUMBER: COORDINATING UNIT ..........................,... 100.0 11.2
home not maintain a regular established
though. I i I dinner on Sunday several times. It NAOTC ....... ............................................. 9&.7 II.:*
It anyone has a spare engagement { has been most enjoyable for our repair shop can charge for a usedcar. I JAN ;MUNICIPAL: :NO. 1..... ...........................:......:.?..... 100.0! 10.7
ring they would like to loan These are the prices which
Malnt. 100.0 17.3 I". PI. 100.0 13.3
whole family. Even "Wags, our ; ;
contact Charles Summers in Tank ,' are printed in the official lists. I
I Trans 100.0 U.. Oer. 100.0 7.3 ,
Spitz pet has taken to Roy and ;
Shop. He was asking all of us ,, we are truly that he must !' The following charges may be add- PERSONNEL: =," RELATIONS: ............................................ 100.0 fl>..7SUPPLY
married gals if we had one he i j soon take off for sorry England. I ed to the base or "as is price" : I (Storehouse) ............................................?........ 97.7 10.>*
.um..Sum- ] j less for heater
Mmmm. $10 ;JO
could borrow. I or any ; $: LIBRARY .. .... ...................................................... 100.0 10.4
mers has a love-light in his eyes I If I had only known what fun i or less for any radio; and the exact DISBURSING .. .. ... .................................................?....... 9.7 16."
these days. "Beans and Schemes"I and enjoyment it is to have some. dollar ceilings listed in the official'' PUBLIC WORKS (Clerical) .,.......................................... 91.3 IIt.-
That's for Summers.I I of those young men come in for price list for special built-in over- j 1IELO\V: 00.10'GO.l4

saw the reason Betts inspector i a visit I most certainly would drives and transmissions. The 1 PERSONNEL: ......................................... ............................ 100.0 95!
in Shop 26. is keeping so have had some of them in before. "warranted price" is the price that AOTB . ... .................... .... ..... .... ... ................... 97tl 9.i.!
happy In Jacksonville these days. They seem to enjoy "a bit of home ]1 may be charged for a used car t ; .;: .

She is really a dream Betts! I 'j life" and I want to say that !if the :! that is sold with a written guarantee -'' NAVAL AIR. TECH. TRAINING CENTER' : ............... 100.0 1GJ5
don't blame you. folks the joke rest of these English boys are like that it will run 30 days or NAOfC, (:Main Station NAGS, Cecil Lee. Jav. Mil

U on me. though all the time. I : Roy Hillyer you'll have a greater || 1.000 miles. It may be 25 per cent I II nlclpal :No. 1)) ... ..... ................................ ......... .... 97-* 139HOSPITAL. :

mentioned this courtship to some ;' understanding and respect for our I or $100 (whichever is greater) .. .. ................................................................. 9 i-JI 1't5"B" !
one and was informed that she was British allies if you have invited 'I higher than the base price. The
already his wife. Cute couple! ) them to dinner in your home. Try warranted price can be charged
Mr. Hinson introduced our new it! only by regularly established deal I. SHIFT Here And There 1

inspector Miss Mathilda Oostdam, Mattie Williams of Shop 20 in I ers who maintain repair shops that I I ,
I jl\
"Tilly." to me. She Is from De- A. & R. has six sons in U. S. enable them to recondition and repair Inspection And Survey
land, Florida A very congenial Government Service. Two are in cars. I SHOP 20

likeable young lady. You can find I the Navy, two in the Army, one I Q. What is the "Certificate of :, Department Aircraft
her in the Instrument Shop. Welcome I an agent in the F.B.I., and one in Transfer" that I file with my War By Slim TylerR.

to our Division, Tilly. May the Merchant Marine Service, who Price and Rationing Board when J. Bickford is going on leave Overhaul Division ..
you enjoy yourself and feel rightat was shipwrecked and spent five I buy a used Car this week to a place up in "Yan By Muriel E. Mitchell

home here among us. I days in an open boat before being A. A blank certificate of transfer kee" country called Maine. I know Well folks, here I am again,
I saw the very pretty picture. rescued. He was recently given a can be obtained from your his friends and relatives there will after a two weeks' vacation la
p.ntalthat Miss Wolfe sent to Mrs. I physical discharge and is now War Price and Rationing Board or be glad to see him.J. Norfolk, Va. Yes, thank you, Chad
Burnette. Said to give the boss j I working in a ship yard. from the Transportation Commit W. Martin must be very pat a lovely time, and I am alj
and all the Inspectors her best I News Dispatch From Normandy tee. The person from whom you riotic to drive that car of his to back from two weeks' night shift,
regards. At least she didn't forget : buy a used car must fill it out in work. He says he had to back up enjoyed that, too.I .
uj. She is due back on the job full. It records both the ceiling and get a new start three times
see Ruth Halsch is back
I "Get the lead out said on
Thursday. August 17th. I know ]I lIke price and the actual selling price. last niijht; before he could get it the job from her vacation, so glad
Eisenhower to Patton the '
she will be refreshed from over Both and the seller the
very you sign over the little temporary bridge to see her again. ..
such nice back North. | phone. What Patton said to Ike certificate. You file the I
a trip 1 I' signed between here and the main gate. O. N. Smith, Magnaflux Super .
was not printed or possibly not
beware of the certificate with War Price transferredto
Inspectors Supply your "Dude" Griffith has
i vising Inspection, is out, ill. Wall
but it shows that
Closet in the office. I hear that's printable our and Board when
Rationing you apply "A" shift but he told a good I hope he is improving.
where they put you when you're i great leaders preserve a sense of for your gasoline ration. Your fish story before he left. He went
Iwtl. I understand there have been humor right in the face of the Board will audit the information on fishing and didn't catch anything.He Wonder if Louie Jordan Inspec*
several: lock-ups In there already. I world's greatest conflict. the certificate tp see that the ceil- stopped at a market and bought tor in Landing Gear, wouldn't like
Innocent cases, however, Just victims I We need a sense of humor now ing price has been observed. four nice bass and asked the man a little help on that new house he's:
of circumstances. !I more than at any time in years. All used cars have definite Gelling to toss them to him. He caught building. Louie, bring out the fried

Bon Voyage tb:\ Lt. Jack Rogers. To be able to view the world of prices. Here's how you can I them-"I may not be a great fish chicken with all the trimmings
'AI+> Seitsigner! and Oas. These : warfare, politics, governmental find the exact ceiling price for any erman," he said, "but I sure ain'ta and we'll gladly give you a hand.
men are scheduled to be shipped regulations, etc., with a sense of used car you consider buying. liar either." Well, there is nothing George W. Howell brake Inspector -
a.o>n. beat of luck, buddies! humor is a great gift. I 1. Get the facts about the make like a truthful liar, says I! In Shop 35, has returned
----_. -- bill, Rogers used to say, "All I year, exact model (as designatedby I. Here is a short human interest from a very pleasant vacation.
Then after he's .
know is what I read in the papers. the manufacturer) body type, story about civilian in Shop 20. splurged with thod
Supply SalliesBy I just pick up the daily newspaper -: radio heater, any special built-in Mr. Earle Beck is his name. He new teeth he comes back and two
get just ask him how!
look up the humorous side of overdrives, and transmissions. is about 51 years old, and plays gone
1.IJf'UT.mple! 2. Give these facts to the Price Mary Taylor, Shop 37B, I ia out
the news, and write what I think. I the trumpet in the band. He has
The event of most general interest Sometimes I think we need another Clerk of your War Price and Rationing played in bands in lots of the sick.Velma
to all Supply this past week I Will Rogers to help us see the Board. European capitols. He talks of Fesperman Shop 31,
was the chance for all employeesto funny side of life! 3. The Price Clerk can tell you those places as familiarly as youor helped Mr. Jordan in Landing Gear

look in on a special showing of I. "The Rube from Hollywood" the I. the correct ceiling price. The correct I would of Jacksonville.He Shop, while your reporter wad on
night duty in Landing Gear and
feature movies. They were : Cherbourg ceiling must be one of the
hit of the last .A4R War Bond was shipwrecked once by a Mr. Jordan
I wants to take the
and D-Day. It's certain that Show L. P. Redding AM2c, announces following: storm, and was adrift with three opportunity
the movies built up our morale and I the birth of a baby gh'l.I (a) An "as is price" ceiling companions for days and days thanking Mrs. Ves.
I she took
goaded us into renewed fervor This latest triumph of the Red- without any guarantee. If you buy I without water or food. Two of the perman saying care
of the situation fine. WIt .
about our work. I I arrived the car from an individual other men died. The small boat they I just
dings August 8th at St.
hated to lose her back to 31.
from the 265 Section than established dealer who Shop
Our reporter Vincent's Hospital Mrs. Redding an were in finally drifted to an island
(Salvage) tells that Durld maintains a repair shop, this is Mr. Jordan also wants to remind .
us and "Pop" have named the baby off the coast of Africa. They were
rushed to the hospital the highest price that can be us all that there is a rubbershortage .
Honeycutt was Judith Ann."Thanks cared for by friendly natives there. ..
August 4th with appendicitis! I charged. Cars sold at "as is" The natives were tall and black and if you don't believe
I a million, says Pop, it, ask Mrs. Burnette in the I. & S.
Casualties aren't always on the prices need not be guarantteed. with corkscrew like hair which
"to and
dtaltlefront, are they ? She'll probe you guys gals who "gave They may be sold at less than grew straight out in every direction Office.
the letter for Judith Ann.
Marguerite Dixon
Inspector In
ably be very anxious to return to ceiling prices.b making a very bushy head.
feverish activities by the time she 'I Pop will have to change his song ( ) A "warranted price" ceiling They had large saucer like lips Shop 32, is In Minnesota at Mayo'3:

his ended her long rendezvouswith to "While strolling through the for guaranteed cars. Regularly and rings in their noses and ears. Clinic and our capable Wave Artist
a starched white bed. I I park one day, with the "Baby" in established dealers who maintain They lived in thatched huts on Turley is taking her place.
On the "party line," Mrs. Cox the month of_May!" I automobile repair shops and give a long poles high up in the air for A. L. Fowler, Shop 2, Is a very .e
In Personnel Section invited several written guarantee that a car is in protection from wild animals. He proud grandfather. It's a boy.
I weeks thus far Mr. Y. Another bandleader, I'll bet! I'll
of her friends informally to on Coy good operating condition and will was picked by a passing ship
meet Mr. and Mrs. Milan E. Hard : Smith, Supervisor of the 265 Sec remain so for 30 days or 1,000 after a time.up also wager he plays a pretty tuna,
ing. Mrs.* Harding Is- Mrs. Cox's tion. The way this section operates miles, can add either $100 or 25% right now.
niece, who is visiting her from during his absence is a definite of the "as Is" price to the price of sign the certificate of transfer. While we're on the band subject,
Washington D. C. Those present i credit to his organization; the car: (1) $10 or less for the You turn in the certificate of Mr. Fowler ,says he'd like to have

from Supply were Leola Jones, however, it will be awfully nice I i heater; ((2) $30 or less for any transfer to your War Price and a saxophone and a clarinet pUyer.
Virginia Shaw and Rachel Moody I when he can radio; (3) The specific amounts Rationing Board or Committee Anyone interested please call Ext
From all reports, so much fun was walk" back "take-uP.hls.bed.and'l listed in the official price list for when you apply for your gasoline 756 and ask for Mr. Fowler.

available that everybody should Supply is special over-drives or transmissions ration The Price Clerk checks the .'m

have been there! ity, folks! Here's one that will ; ((1) sales taxes, (5) unex- certificate of. transfer to see that
One of the few joys caused by prove It to you : Marion Fulcher pired use taxes. you have not been overcharged.

war was given Marie Greene of Supervisor of Inventory Section, 4. The seller of a used car must Severe penalties may be imposedfor i17 .1
the 265 Section last week. Her applied quite a bit of same while till out the certificate of transferin sales above ceiling prices or :

trip home to Charlotte N. C., was taking Inventory through the storehouses full showing all information requested for any evasion or subterfuge.
for the express purpose of visiting There were so many de- including the ceiling price Dealers are required to display
with her brother, who has been mandd for his presence at widely and the selling price. Blank forms price tags on each used car offered .
overseas for a year and a half! separated points that he inauaplcioualy for this purpose may be procuredat for sale. These tags must

Reunions like that are the things strapped on his roller your local War Price and Ra.. show the make year model, body '-
worth fighting on and on for. skates an! 'waltzed blithely over tloning Board or a dealer.' type, speedometer reading! celling. Supply: David Hollis Whiter, + -\

IInPS4) la taking Ita toll of two the yardtg --nat-eh, what ?, .. Both'

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1944 NEWS ..... .- Page Nine

.,., -- ---- To the Editor: INSIDE OF 4
SAFETY SLANTS I Bowling Swimming Angling
My V, 1' Arm.irogATety II A few weeks ago on a Saturday -
!! Kntinrtr eiening. about 35 service PUBLIC
Most Desired RecreationBowling I men Mood In the rain .

with that "Brother, ran joul

r L'LIBERTY' BELLES *l>are a ride look," and had, WORKS l
swimming interest in home-state affairs and
: :, Is the story, because few of

rl i fishing trips are the four most popular and desirable recre- our civilian co-workers could liy Audrey Womble 1 j
c6" 8< AM 1 TlREOX ational activities for the civilians at NAS according to the pare the time to accommodate
fLIKE 7O 60w It made us feel right good to

r" / t<,- TO BED,AN' results of the Employees' Association questionnaires just It Is them.so easy for those of us have several phone calls last week

70> STAY THERE tabulated. who are not in uniform, and asking where our column was-Itwon't

-FOR A WEEK! In addition to these four there who are fortunate enough to happen again (the' missing J

e -. 1GL'w was considerable interest indicatedin have fan, to "forget" that column) and we have lots of news a<

several other activities consist- News t Of IVb the boys ,standing at the this week People keep comingand
would going so rapidly it is all we
ing of social dancing, horseback main gate each night
riding, baseball, movies, basketball, not be there, If they weren't<< can do to'trail around with a pad 1

reading, softball, tennis, checkers, EmployeesInA&R protecting people like you and pencil Jotting down names, 4
volley how about it, dates and places. First and foremost .
sewing, typing, interest trips, and me-M>
... clLI ball, roller skating, and bridge. folks, "Let's share this privilege Lt. Comdr. Thouren, our ,*
Mho are Public Works Officer, Is taking
Extensive plans are being forMulated with those !
to carry out the wishes of i helping to Jtrel('f\'e It"!!! his two weeks conditioning coursein *
I Davisvllle, R. I. Lt. Comdr
the civilian employees as shown by It's back to school for Myra rhjllls J. Sholl, Herzberg has just returned from

the results of this survey. Details I Kirkland and Louisa Aichel. Myra a NAS Ci lIian I there, looking very fit and sun-
( ," of the plans will be announced in I
1t will enter her senior year at the burned and actually GLAD to get j
future issue of the Jax Air News.
a MacClenny High School and Lou- back to Florida to get coot. (Free i i
I Every effort will be made to isa will resume her studies at ,' Aircraft Overhaul advertisement, Chamber of Com ,
teNAltONAl make the program one that Agnes Scott in Atlanta, where she note.) ,\
I be of interest to each and every By Amelia S. Dra\\tly merce
in psychology.
lAKir COUNCIL expects to major I' Public Works will suffer the loss
,.. I employee. Any employee desiring Even though Louisa has been with There is something new and *
of its most
From the looks of things she's to volunteer his services in helpingto 1.'the A&R only a short time, we'll attractive in Aircraft Overhaul. of some
venerable (in of service) em.
going to bed for a week, and then \ organize the interested activity that in Is he invited is 1. miss her gay manner and quick I That is the new Aircraft Overhaul I ployees in the point near future Frances ;
tome! particularly wit. Hope both you gals have fun offices, with the impressive gold
Glenn who has been the mainstay
Areas are too congested and to do so, and is urged to call and study hard during the coming' lettering on the doors, located up- I, few
Room for
of the File past 4
I extension 8885 and his "Tradi- .
workers for express : Stores.
too Ship
there are many stairs over ::
year. Jacksonville to
and become willingness to help to Lt. (jg) and with years, is leaving '
of us to relax in styling, ;
when Navy"
know tionally
Services You can always live with her sister-in-law in New
K Russ Employee
careless: for one minute. It doesn'ttake I II Myron something unusual occurs in Time- i'an accent of Danish designing I York. Good luck, Franny! We will
that long to CAUSE AN ACC Officer crowd forms. there is an air of quiet efficiency ,
for a
--- -- Accounting, II miss you, but, oh, how we envy
]DENT! about Miss Brooks' desk. Yesterday prevailing in these offices. 'I you! B. A. Sustare, another old- \

PROP WASH we saw Mamie Hayman receive Lt. Petrie graciously showed me I :.timer, is going to a grand job in ,

I LIBERTY BELLES I a pocket-book from that through these offices. On entering Washington D C, with the Navy. :
section in appreciation of her serv- the first office, belonging to Aircraft \ Ethel Huffman is resigning, or

From Interim And ices. Mamie has resigned and is Overhaul Officer and the I should we say retiring? To devote

going to rest-up for a few months. foreman: Lt. Petrie and Mr. Richards I I her full time to keeping house for

1 Minor Inspection The Time-Accounting never for- respectively, you are immediately her handsome Chief. And Cecile
gets an occasion, a birthday, etc. I impressed with the range' Devenish, who has been'Lt. Gray's

I II By 1'riscilla Glenn They remember in such an appropriate -I' of view which includes practically I Girl Friday, is trekking all the way I

I Wensel: really was worried the I way too as Eleanor Han- all of Aircraft Overhaul. This viewis out to Dallas, Texas, to make her
other day when he came to the zell can attest from her birthday' controlled from the inside by I home in the Lone Star State. Tellus t

office He'd just received a tele- gift-a gorgeous white compact.The beautiful green drapes which har- "chile, what about this paratrooper f

phone call, and had been told to Mall, File and Record Sec- monize so nicely with the other who has just come back

bring his ID card--that he was tion had a gala dinner party Fri- furnishings. Of the several framed i from a couple of years in New i

in hot water You should have day night. The place-Biser's in prints of different types of planes Guinea? Isn't his home in Texas?" ;

been there to see the relieved lookon Southside. Everyone had a delicious I hanging on the wall, one, the Cub, We are all ears, :

his face when he heard that meal and despite the fact I Is the Lieutenant's favorite. Important Gloria Harrell, from the File -l'
Lieut. Gibbs just wanted to put anew I that we intended to conduct ourselves I among the other equip- Room has resigned to return to ,
case on It! I can just close I with fitting dignity and i ment in the office is a pair of I school, but we are hoping shelikes
my eyes and see the wheels go i decorum our true nature came out rubber boots standing in one corner us well enough to come back "

.1 around as Bill, tried to think what I and there was much dropping of that Lt. Petrie laughingly business explained i' with us again next year. Ernes- \;

he had done to be in trouble. silver, smothered giggles and I were needed when \ tine Scott and Anne Weeks, both

Congratulations, Mr. Rodgers! downright raucous gaffaws. It was I I becomes too thick. Francis Wave of Maintenance, resigned due to ?

Those nice, shiny, full Lieuten.ant's fun though, and Louisa Akhel I Anne Gorman and Mary ladies who ill health. And Bertha Spears,
"de cat's pajamas" made precious place-cards in the Davis are the young I also of Maintenance, has been ab- Y
bars ,
Ill H,710HA' SAFETY COUNCIL are of form of a file folder. Afterwardsthe keep records of the many business \ sent due to illness. On the brighter ,,
We're really proud you.
Walt Cornealy and Teddy Toerpevere party split up and adjourned activities of this office side we are pleased to report that
Courtesy is a mighty fine thing, out last week. We to the St Johns and Florida to see \ How ed in the second office are I Mr. Garth, the Electrical Engineer,
shipped .
r but don't forget the safety Miles. hope that they'll both like their "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" and the Assistant Aircraft Overhaul is" recuperating nicely in Haiti- J

Keep your mind on your business. afUlon. For the loved ones that "Going My Way" Enjoying this Foreman and Assistant Aircraft I I more Md., after an operation on ;

WHO'S? WHO? ? left behind, but will comeback affair were Viola Rltchard, Vera Overhaul Officer Mr. McAndrews his shoulder and from all accounts '
\ In SAFETY to, we leave this little i Itomano, Katherine Binns, Adeline and Chief Carpenter Swinson, respectively I he is anxious to get back in harness ,

f Fred, Murray, Lendlngman thought: Joels and Louisa Aichel. The capable young ladies ,i again. Harry Siler, also of
. Plumber, takes the cake for this Maurlne Pool and Mary Fran- In this office are Wave Phil- Design Section, is moving to Dalti- s

week cooperating with the Safe- several other lipa Seidensticker and Margaret to a position there, '
by "Go thou thy way, and I'll go mine,, ces Davis along with more accept
ty Department and seeing that Apart, yet not afar. girls had a wonderful house-patty Hays. Of course the beautiful and can convey our get-well wishes ,

men under his supervision observe Only a thin veil hangs between at the Beach during the weekendof young lady Sue Hilton, who is I, to Mr. Garth in person. Public 1,
SAFETY lules. The pathways where we are." August 11-13. Maurine says the Aircraft Overhaul messenger, I Works Personnel still misses Helen "'

It is the hope of all concerned they had long, interesting bull- I also has her headquarters in this I I Thompson who is on emergency

that other supervisors will follow A party was given the Friday sessions each night and absorbed office. leave due to the serious illness of I

his example and reduce the accidents -I before the two boys left. Merrian, : lottsa' sunshine during the day. We are all happy with Elise her mother. We hope her mother !

in their departments. I Toerpe's wife, had baked a big, I Golly, they both look so blown I Rathburn of 39A because she has will soon be well, and that we can 4

''' WA luscious ham, and served every- : and healthy now. received_ a letter from.: her son: have Helen back with us again. }\
\ thing to go with it. You should Tech. sgt. Chas. H Katnourn. now I I Good news! We have had two 't

'eInstrunlent Shop have seen everybody make "Dag- I to us from Aircraft Overhaul In- in a base hospital in New Guinea, I promotions in the Department: It ,

wood Sandwiches." One sandwich spection. Don't you hate to lose after being notified by the War I II is now Lieutenant William Oakes, J

consisted of ham cheese, pickles, him, Aircraft Overhaul We're I Department that he had beer and Lt (jg) Nathan O. Thomas.

Number SixteenDwarfing I olives, pimenta spread mayon- I certainly glad to get him. I wounded In action on July 22nd, :' Congratulations! And congratulations -
for reassured his mother also to Mr. Taylor in the Design
naise few potato chips good Sgt. Rathburn '
a | May I present C. B. Hahn. :
bread. in his letter that his wound: Section though for an en-
all other recent happenings measure, and of course, Hahn is in Interim :
is in sandwiches.) j AMMlc. new I were not serious, and were Inflicted tirely different leasonhe has just
is the fact Bread good
of importance ( also and like him alieady.
I&S we
I I of hard fighting with become the father of a 1
after a day proud son.
since this out,
that for the first time Speaking of being shipped Most of us knew him before he I I list
I the Japs in which our casualty What, no cigars?
hop's inception a quarterman has I theie's; "a very Important person came here. We're glad to have you with be
was very slight in comparison Vacation time still seems to
instrument honorable
exclusively to should on our
assigned who Hahn.
been go with ,
t I wound
i considered has the Jap casualties His : here, as Louise Abraham of Main
This is Lieut Rodgers
.. shop. mention list. I I Note to all who might call Ex- were five shrapnel wounds, and w tenance is spending two weeks in
of the from us,
a good: Indication impor- been taken away I tension 733: If I answer the tele-
i hope with Elsie for a speedy re- Augusta, Georgia, and Mrs. Ethel
tance, rate of growth and capacity We're very happy to learn wantedto thatre's i I phone, and if I don't recognize theperson's co\ery and a safe return for her Shanahan of Design is basking in .
for production of this shop. going just where best of i voice, I will be very likely'I son : the sunshine at the beach with her I
Augmenting its importance is : go. We wish him I I to "Sir" you. Moreover, I might Chief DobaizynskI, Chief of children. Nice that the weatherhas
that our
the fact that John W. Andrews is luck, and sincerely hope not "Sir" you when maybe I I Aircraft Overhaul for the past) !' cleared up for them.
the man to hold the position of pathways will cross again. should. Therefore, will everybody : take
this I hear year, is leaving us to a new I Welcome to Public Works: .
first quarterman. This promotion Big the Lane"Pinchers, Movement"? please forgive my shortcomings post elsewhere on the Base. Better Mary Scarpelli. all the way from 1
brings justly deserved recognition about and remember that everybody has known to "his boys" as "Reg Spokane Washington: Alice Davis I

to a man who has really obtainedfor Need I say more? became amember faults? Several people have told ulation Gus," he has to his creditin Betty Mader, Bertha Post and

himself the reputation for keeping I Chief of Campbell our "family.just" He comes me not to "Sir" them.ASSEMBLY 'I, the past year the real establishment George Cates Lots of new faces
things moving along. ----- ---- in his DII -
------- I of regulations around these days, and we are glad
--1.I"A; Andrews first came to this back--after- a--three- months absence & REPAIR I vision. His familiar figure will b< to have all of you.
|, I
19U a ra-I
of as
base in December during which he attended the Jack : greatly missed by the civilian as That's all, for now folks, but
dio mechanic minimum. He was I and Heintz School. Production Engineering well as the enlisted personnel. The come back n' xt week. We hope to

noon transferred to the electric i! "B" Shift: 18th of this month will mark a be able to give you the inside
advancement I from the
his Notes
shop and from then on of lead Welcome from the "A" shift to Hy J, If. !Silver' I quarter of a century in the Serv news on the Maintenance Section .
to the position instrument section is is still a ice. Our wishes are for many more dance at that time, and from past )
the electrical Last' patty
ing man in that shop kept pace useful Chief Gus it will to be :,
of the years experience prove
and to the and some
records for Jeannette Bailey, popular subject!
excellent pro
with his
Replacing Chief Dobarzynskiwill mighty interesting. So long 'till
Clifford Dowda. features I missed' I'm going tc
room I
duction. from
last be Chief lately then.
Another proof of the phenomenal Emma Marcus resigned report today. the A&R base at Trinidad, which,
WAC. Gladys ----
growth of our department is week to join the One is the wonderful jitterbug the he helped put into
by way
the installation of new test benches Godbee enjoyed several days' visit I dance a WAVE, "Peggy Phelps," operation While Chief Hodsoll has

s and equipment, thus clearing in West Palm Beach. Sue Aid has was teaching to our own Lt only been here three weeks, he -.:.-

'v much needed work benches for returned to the shop storeroom 1 Comdr. Fuller, was greatly enjoyed has quite a number of friends and

(,("rflonnel. after a two weeks' vacation. Mrs by everyone, including the Lt. acquaintances from other days. "
Horizon Line Meeta Smith is back at work after f1
Members of the : Comdr.'s wife. Among them are Lt. Petite and .
several days' illness, we are \
in the gyro room are still in a Our blonde bombshell Jerry Chief Swinson, who were with him
hther! over the remarkable pro- I all wishing for a speedy recovery Lasseter who sat on the floor in Venezuela. There is also a son
tluction record established the other I of Josephine Skinner while dancing with "Snake Hips" I who Is stationed here, and a fam- BIiHsInspection

day. We can't mention numbers ill for several days.SHOP I' (that's me) gets quite a laugh ily who expects to join him soon

but it was far in excess of PROPELLOR back Sarah Bailey when it is mentioned: poor me!! No wonder we missed seeing and Survey: Hazel

previous figures for one day'sr I We welcome three weeks in I I'm the cause- sooo, I had better I Pattie Bennett for a few days, for Hayes, a former inspector In Shop

woi k."It. who has just spent operation. I not say any more. Y2c Jones is she was spending a few days in 32, has a baby girl, and both are

all goes to show you, one. a hospital following to bid an bood-bye toWOSIP. sporting two black eyes. She I "Good Old Atlanta," mixing business I doing very nicely. Bill Hayes, Gig
member observed "what can be. We are sorry fiiend's home with her : is the father
members of the pro- tripped and fell at a pleasure visiting Shop, proud
done! when everybody is : Charles Winnans, and bumped her head causing I ion Private Nalton Morrow Ben --- ---

jcb." OSl' op, frank Heywood, those! two beautiful black eyes nett. USMCR, who is studying in Buy, Buy War Roads
Sara Cantrell, a gyro i, ), and both of whom havebilf..Ched (Pun: Let's sing "Dark Eyes" to the Civil Engineering group of Or

Bran, is back at work after lLarlag ), from this station her!.. Marines stationed at Georgia Tech Bye, Rye Freedom

l'Hn out fine early June, rebut : to the shop is 'I Well, now, let's ee' oh yea! We also observe Bennett has been

sting from a serious! operi Pette, AMMlc), Welcome tack to the Englneeiing: rhcten: to handle the work at the cewfully completed her assignment

Dorothy "Georgia" AlkenJ.AMJ gI Coco Sola, Pan Division! Miss Dozier, we hi' Progress; Station in the,:Tubin jl In Shop 37A. These gals clo ttt "
t :1o, has! gone on leave i an4'PJl" you leave was" an enjoyntl eb p' He t, t'f'" ri eue. moved about don't they
Mane, AMIlc, has been welt +II4JI.
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I pvaamomonmaloaatammmmomolm WELFARE gi i iI \ BUSINESS BRISK Sailors Get Voting Applications Chief At Center '


I rJaaaaaaauaaaaunanaaaacDHelen D NATTC LIBRARY
Blazing Vessel"We

I It you wan i to check the record
ot some obscure boxer, or it you're had just taken aboard the
II looking for the lowdown on' some casualties from two destroyers that .
historical or technical fact chances had been sunk a few days before

are you can find the answer at when we got, the first torpedo .
NATTC's Library in the new au- square in the middle," The speaker .
'' ditorium. was Chief Pharmacist Mate B.

I On thing is certain-even if the Schnieder, now attached to the
; information isn't there. Miss Hilda I
Kcnke. librarian or some m iber ship was one of those KA
I of the library staff will point the I M class jobs and she was loaded to

way to a safe dependable sourceof I the Plimsoll with a full cargo that ...
information. included among ;;

That's just one example of the I other things aviation -
services offered at this Welfare Department gas and
bombs Number
-directed activity at the _
"- I Center. More than 2,0002123 to 5 hold was full
a be t'xact-offlcers, enlisted men, I of those bombs .
and students including WAVES, I The skipper fig.
hake advantage of the library to''' I ured we could d
the extent of borrowing books. I make it to the w ItI
beach and that ..,' ,
WalkerA Hundreds of others use it as a I -
hall, to catch current is what we did. r-5 t \\! ,
Wallace Beery picture two study up on
/ "
I .
Ran her in /
good comedy films 'nd a human magazine offerings, or to get a > I as
far as she would Chief SchnlaoVr
interest movie' with a rating of laugh from "Laffs. |
high and almost dry on the v
excellent headline the entertain- I They do the*** things amidst go bow end.
ment at the NATTC pleasant nrprls- '
program au- I, surroundings-
9 Why the Jap sub didn't finishus
ditorium this week. Ingly pleasant for a library. > e
On the schedule tonight is There's no ban on smoking prlv- off I don't know. By the time
"Barbary Coast Gent" a treat for ileges, for Instance, and deeply > we got the ship beached fire had
Wallace Beery fans and palatableto leather upholstered, sleep-pro sit broken out in the number 2, 3,
others. The story has Beeryas I' yoking chairs abound. ./ and 4 holds, and was out of con ..
"Honest Plush Brannon" a "If a man falls asleep while ,.- trol. There was only one thing to
San Francisco( sharper who is in do. That cargo was needed and
reading, we let him get away with
love with the local gambling queen. that; but we draw the line whenhe On the theory that every man gets in line when "pay day"Hrolllss needed bad, so everybody turnedto
Binnie Barnes. starts snoring," Miss Henke around, sailors and students at NATTC take the first! step toward ano we made a human chain u
Showing Friday night is the says. exercising tbt"lr'otln: privilege while getting paid One lad It seen from the ship to the beach passing
highly rated Him "Janie" with I The staff bends over backwards' apparently in heavy thought-probably trying to pick his candi those bombs and the rest of the
Joyce Reynolds. date*-although the first step Involves cargo from man to man. For five
I to give the sailors what they wantin only receiving a card addressed -
The story concerns ; the of reading material. to secretaries' of state. Men are urged to fill nut the l postuge- days and nights the ship burned
sA'I way free cards and forward them their -with us unloading all the time.
teen-agers Best sellers are on the shelves, and j i to home "Ma *s. The card Is a request
who are neither I' for an absent ballot Every so often one of those drumsof
if man reads a review of some
v. a _._
-- aviation gas would go off, and
angels or devils
book which he thinks will be of
but just hu .... { interest, a request at the library 3 COMBAT VETS FINGERNAILS a fellow couldn't help wndering to
I himself how long it would be before -
man. Also the
tJ will result in its
cast are EdwardArold ....1 usually week, bulletin purchase.is issued : IN NATTC BAND those bombs in number 5 descried .,
Every a new "
Ann I showing latest arrival of both FORSAKE WHITESThree
Harding Robert fiction and non.fiction, Men can "Ten days from the time we got
Benchley and \ reserve books which are in heavy I I members of the crack the first torpedo and while we are
Alan Hale .w demand. I i NATTC Band, with a combined still squatting there on the beach
"Abroad With Joyce Reynolds | Right now, the library Is undergoing total of 47 years in the Navy, recently Hy ins; Carlotta Sturgeon the same or another Jap sub easedin '

<. Two Yanks" plays Saturday. Star- some changes-all for the I discarded their whites and Fleet!.' g impressions these daysof and let us have another tor-
ring William Bendix, Dennis goo*' of the service people. With the I now it's Chief Henry (Speedy) pedo. That one really put the finishing
O'Keefe and Helen Walker, it fea- advent of WAVES at NATTC an I Kar(>ff. Chief Walter Johnson and the men we go to ARM School touch to the old girl."

tures fast and humorous compe- effort is being made to obtain Chief Arthur Cresoe with could be described as some The crew of Chief Schnieder's
tition' for Australian beauties by some women's magazines for the I All are veterans of combat in what hectic this of course, is ship was awarded the PresidentialUnit
Yanks just in from Guadalcanal. racks which already hold a wide the Pacific and between them, they the proverbial understatement Citation for their valorous
Next Wednesday, the newest 'variety of monthly and weekly have seen action in 12 major en- everyone we look at has a piece I work in salvaging the cargo of
dish: by Abbott and Costello will publications. Miss Henke says that gagements. I of paper in his hand and is rush- their doomed vessel. .'
be' presented. "In Society" is abouta t Isn't too easy now for most of the ing wildly from one building to In addition to the Unit Citation .
couple of plumbers (our heroes) another the
better magazines are having to upon inquiry with Blue Star, the Chiefs uniform
who go high hat. It is replete with refuse new subscriptions becauseof +1i same response is always forthcoming displays three war theater ribbons

typical A. and C. gags plus slap- the paper shortage. "we're checking out." with three battle stars, the American -:
stick. A is to be there This I is really rather terrifying
I register placed ; Defense ribbon and the rib
The schedule' ] (at the NATTC au- within the next few days and since at this printing we have ; bon for Good Conduct.In .
ditorium) : those uing the library will be i about two more weeks to go before

Tonight, 18tt>, 2000. "Barbary !I asked to rt'glitel-a'ortllng! to facing the same crisis. The Blinker and Semaphore .
Coast Gent" with Wallace Beery. j "tatf' That will be the place to thought of being asked to repro- then we'll be sorry we didn't follow .
Friday. 1 2000( "Janie"_with check and see if Johnny-frum- v+ duce something we learned almost suit and get goggles too.
Joyce Reynolds: ::::- down-the-street happen! to be five months ago. makes us look
Saturday *v'e.e), 2000 "Abroad 1 here with you.: with added respect upon the men
With Two Yanks" with William Another activity currently underway in dungarees who have already The battle of the fingernails
Bendix. 1 is a survey of magazine Interest made the grade. against the transmitters is over 4
15O! ) -- and we wish to report with great .;
Sunday "Five Graves to and preference. Men are requested -
Cairo" with Franchot Tone. to "vote" for the maga- 1 A certain member of our group pride that we have emerged the
Sunday, 1800 2000, "Dixie Jam- zines they like best and that even- t'\ __ ,., has just recently acquired some I victors. Last week we had our
boree" with Frances Langford. tually will be the basis for sub- Johnson, Kareff, CreM-e goggles for readingpurposes last class of operations in settingup
1800 2000 Life Kareff with 29 in the new gear while skin is oft
Monday. "China" scribing to them. Right now. years of course we won't mention who
with Loretta Young !I tops the list in reader interest, Navy, served aboard ship in the she Is, but if people don't believe our fingers and polish off our
Tuesday. 1800/ 2000. "Port of 1 followed in order by Reader's Di- Pacific for two and a half years. that we love our work and reallygo nails, the basic glamour is still
Forty Thieves" with Richard Pow-I]|I gest. Esquire. Saturday EveningPost : He was on the Wasp when it went at it hard they should just observe there namely the length of the
I I Look, Collier's, Popular Mechanics II down in the battle of the Solomonsand Ensign Mounsey. Miss Moun- offending article. So you see in
era.Wednesday, 1800. 2000.( "In So- 1 Yank, Popular Science, was rescued by a destroyer.He sey was formerly a Link Trainer this age of super-milkshakes atShip's
ciety" with Abbott and Coetello. and Time. Those are the top ten took part in three actions and Operator, but it took Aviation Service which gave us calcium .

?_ j| -- -but men who Have voted have wears the Purple Heart. Radio School to do the trick for our nails it can be done '

I shown a liking for mo'-e! than 70 Johnson was in on five major now she not ouly is erudite, but we reiterate ten intact
Local Pin-Up different publications. engagements. He served on the looks the part too. Probably new nails per Ensign. Our only complaint .
One very popular feature of tho Enterprise for a year and a half inspiration will come to Ensign at the moment is that we
t library is the newspaper rack. Pa- and has been awarded a Presidential Mounsey during our final checkout have lost our best point of rationalization -
pers from virtually all the larger I Unit Citation He has spent a ,. -- -- -- .--- for the tremendous con
cities are there, and most men can decade in the Navy. mailed overseas except on request. sumption of milkshakes may
..-. .* ". get a pretty good idea of what's Cresce with eight years in service However, no request is necessary be we'll! break down and admit alt
<,,,.v; happening at home or near home participated in four sea actions during' the holiday mailing period. they're awfully good!
them. __ __ _______
by reading ------- ---- -- u
; i during his year and a halfin
,< t' I I The library is a sevendayaweek the Pacific. He has served Medal Awarded Air
.J' proposition, from 0590 to aboard a heavy cruiser and a battleship -
< < 2100 hours. Exceptions are Tues .,
''day, when it is secured at 1500 All three of the chiefs also had .
hours, and Sundays, when it ,
sea duty prior to the start of the
doesn't open until 1300 hour It'sa war. The promotion of the three
spot where the doors swing inward 1
musicians brings to eight the num-
and there's an imaginary ber of chiefs in the 50-piece Band. ..'
"welcome" printed in bold letterson --",""" --- j\j.j' \ --
the mat
I' -- Wrap With Care And

New Books In the NATTC They'll Get ThereWith

\ Library .... -....
FU'TIOX the Christmas mailing pe- ,,"
r All In c.od Tim by Marguerite: A1IU. riod of 15 September to 15 Octo- .
I The Rftt ( Y : U Curio by Damon Run- ing near, special care in wrapping \

S nn.\\ .... G... the Read by Tim PilJgen.Vlldrrn packing and addressing overseas #sw sir 4w -
\ **. Trek by Zane Grey.O.NKICTION II II.t packages' I is urged by Lt (jg ) \ J Jfi

I >Army .f 'h.d.ww: by Joseph Krrsel. I J. T. Jackson, NATTC Mail Officer [ .JLi ,

.. ('oDt mponrf Hal, by Count Carlo .
,. Sforza. I To insure safe delivery of packages -fi; .,
i First feet bv Rex Tntcraham.Iliilory '
S. An appropriate presentation in I of the 1'nitrU Mat.., by I senders should closely observe -
the "Welfare Presents" column Dwight Lowell Dumond. mailing regulations Parcels
I I.* Miss Olga Uushure, above, whoIs .J.pan'. Inland 01 Myilrry by must not exceed five pounds and
lard I'riceIany "
on the She U! bookkeeper ', Wlt-j must not be more than 15 inchesin
easy eye | % happy Duyi S<| .
and stenographer! In the by Arthur Loltelldlte. length or 36 inches in length' 1 1
Welfare Dept., and halls from by Jeer MauriceZololow M hi.tl*. ,In a 1)re..iat! Kuom and eirth combined. Solid fiber- \ l

( Altoona, la The I'ntlfl W.rlJ by Fairchild On- board or wooden boxes are pre- f' .... ,
born ed.Pnr.fr'n. ferred. Klbert: It. Hrunvon, Jr..p"Ln.I""M got In some sharp) lick
Grid Famine- 1>r.(r .* bv Tom O'R..lllv..1. Addresses of the sender and the against the Jape as Alrcrem4nM flM.UHS Lexington has a new
V.lrp. 'rem I'n rruplrd, ('hi.. by. I.iu lets,f
GREAT LAKES III.-Football i Ndl- h(>n. person to receive the package decoration to add to hl.snilfHlrMMftftMti! ?(* being awarded a Purple
talent la at Great Lakes, ---- should be written ,
scarce clearly or printed Heart by Captain J K. kjti> |i 4C&nwAdlng NATTC. UruiiKon. a
1 the country's largest naval train- 1 kle has a squadron of :15: for summer I and a* an added precaution, inside student In AO.M: School, was: Wes'140 fl5y anti-aircraft fire during
ing: center. !I practice, and he says there's wrappers should have ad- an aerial assault on Trul(4 "iI'-tu! UP also holds the Air __
Of the thou...." of sailors stationed '*not a single. outstanding. or ex-. tJf sa well as the outaid' Medal and uuiueruus rihb9A/i5/ ... miiiirn'(" ban. Others in the pic i
here, Lt. Comdr. Tony: Hin- I Iperien ands or cigars can be ture are ().,uul,. John Walnt ."}....1.t +aulr II ,1"". l-'iniwy.

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i Boot Camp Mural HUGE PICTURE I

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A striking mural, depicting all
.. /}'\ the phases of "boot" training, ,this

r{ lh i week hangs in the reception room ,
ee of the Recruit Training Center Administration i
; building at NA TTC.

I Last Saturday, during the weekly
review at the Recruit Center,
The mystery of the Browns unfokled. the mural was presented to Copt. ;
Want to know what's holding J. B. Lynch. Commanding Officer, "
4 up the Browns It's LukBewell < i NATTC by Lt. Cmdr J. L. Rhode, '

.. ,) Mates, and he's a guy yoi I Jr.. Officer-in-Charge of the boot .
have to know to understand th .w ramj, in behalf) of Eynind A. EaiJe,
ding dong race in this year's Amen PhM3c who executed the picture. "
Jean League pennant chase. l't I Earle worked on the painting ';

.' When a manager can knock of I during his liberty hours for about
the up and coming Tigers and Re J three and a half months, and only
Sox with the ancient battery ol recently completed it. Reds, blues,
Denny Galehouse, pitching, and J whites, and natural skin colors

( Ray Hayworth, catching, that' were used. to portray the life of a
something in the nature of a mod "boot. Every phase of his training ;

ern miracle. Those two guys art is included in the picture whichis
ire old they probably played for I 1 four feet high and eight feet
the Confederates in the Civil War,
But Sewell wins with them! long.At the conclusion of the presentation -
What's more, Sewell)) has won 2 i Saturday. Captain Lynch
games: with a washed-up trio 0 asked that the painting be hung in
Fitter, Caster and Gale house, n one of whom could possibly break building. The recruit training program
a pane of glass with his high here recently was placed under -
hard one. But, brother they can ', :' the jurisdiction of N A n-c.
hit those corners! ,
Since his induction to the Navy
When jour News" Keel reporter >i : '. 10 months ago, Earle has producedmore
Maw covering big league ba! e- .. than 100 individual portraits,
Se-ell ',"',...fo';'..f t in addition to the mural. These
Kjnind A. Karle. PhM3c! receives the congratulations, of Capt. J. R. Lynch, Commanding NATTC, on have been done in water colors!,
up by l Cleveland and hold to the completion of his, mural depleting life In boot ramp. The painting waft presented to Captain Lynch last oils. and black and whites J A
r White Sox. This was a typical Saturday, during the weekly rt'\if'w, h> Lt. Comdr J. I... Rhodes' Jr. er-in-Charge of the Recruit i his stint '1
Cleveland bonehead mote. Luke, Training Center, at left. The mural hall been hung in the reception room of the Recruit Center Administration Although doing now asa
pharmacist's mate, at war's end I II
with home bull ten help from building
I he to turn full
plans again--on a
Muddy Jiuell, took a fifth ratepitching I 'I f
time basis-to brushes and the
pallet -
into one of staff the and best moulded In baseball It, I Policemen At Training I Center 'I11iA.D. SERGEANT So far his work has ben 1 j
MAd l practically carried the Sox MAKES WARRANT"There divided almost equally between the 1 1I
en his back for fire years, He I Perform Many And Varied Duties I i I II I field of the fine arts and commercial t.
-, was the smartest receiver in the I must be some mistake" art but he hopes to turn his

business' and no dt'tall'al'l' ever I I I Although every one knows, at I muttered Warrant Officer T. J. ,. back on the so-called commercialart <
tea small to escape hit, astute 0/z/ You Connie least by; sight, the belted membersof Johnson USMC, as he traced with' when he returns to civilian I
Attention the NATTC Police! Force, few trembling fingers a long list of life I ::1
know their multiple duties and responsibilities figures which: added up to about !: The young artist studied' for four j
If had weakness. Seweliknew )
a guy: a
i 127, dollars for a couple of hours :years In Europe, and a year and a
and he showed his hurlers
it. -
Acting under the Executive Officer I light imbibing at the CPO Club half in Mexico. One of his "works .. 1 1
how to to it. But the
pitch '
the Police Force functions last Saturday evening a landscape in water colors hargs' ;
be interested in that
thing you'll is exactly as the name implies, with I Until August lit Mr. Johnson in the Metropolitan Museum t hf' has his do it wIth
pitchers 4 four major duties to perform, safe- had been First Sergeant Johnson in New York City. ;;
what he call'! "near-beer That sLuke's
tv. protection, discipline, and general of Headquarters -
term for having the pitcherease of Squadton, M.A.. ; !.
policing the area. When you ,
in honor of Warrant Officer
and in lot of
just a
up The at
read the list of all the things that party .
Junk to the coiners It's when they l-1a the Club attended lohnson promotion.He J
are included under those! four "
strain to make the fast one look I had fully intended to pay the
heads. it is easy to realize the life by Major a *t'
like an aspirin tablet that they of a policeman! isn't one of perpetual C. Cramp Warrant check and was more than happy
jniss the edges ease and rest. I Officers H. about the privilege after such a
"That has a filing cabinet pleasant session with his Marine
guy ) Duties of the Police Force include W Griffin andA.
4 for a mind," says Jimmie Conzul- : Graves. MT.Sgt. buddies. But his "buddies," it .

man, the teams vice-president and 1 j Daily Colors!. Traffic Signs, plac- T. D. Ev- seemed, had double-crossed him 1
director other the check out of all I
Every padding
publicity First Sergeant proportion
iTh ing of. Deliver Effects of Men ans.
in the has After had their
manager league predicted Hospitalized Attendants Captains I i J. F. they'd
) that Luke's mystery team : Mast. Traffic Direction Checking I I, Welch, and several :..t.. laugh however they all good-na-
would fold like an accordion be, Restricted List. PAL. Musters other T. J. J..hn"un turedly divided the bill among

fete Labor Day, but. they're still 0 Hourlv Patrols, AuditoriumGuards i I guests, was by way of a celebra- themselves, giving the new officeran
up there, Mates, and with what fI ; ---- --_ .-- opportunity to smile again and
Just a bunch of fair ball players views. Locker Inspection for Investigating regain the mellow glow he'd been
who ale hustling their heads off Operate Chf. M.A.A. Lucky Bag Officers, Answer all Fire so much enjoying up to that time
Traffic Violation Sea
hr Se11I.kt's Hammocks Bags Alarms. Inspection and Supervi- I Mr. Johnson enlisted in the Marine -
look at the team The Bred each day.picked Pay Guard up and Recovery vision Cleanliness of Area. Disciplinary Corps in Philadelphia, in September

Mand out i I. Vern Stephens. It s of Stolen Articles Lost and'' Uniform Tickets. and 1J>33. and has served at
a to*>s-up as to whether he or Bobby Found Department Up-keep of I Emergency Calls Parr is Island; Quantico. Va. ; Guantanamo -
Doeir is this season's player Parking Areas, Emergency Blanket Under the direction and supervision Bay Cuba; Port au Prince, ,
f-the-year, Stephens is terrificbut of Chief Master At Arms Haiti; Boston: Portsmouth; Cher i
to new drafts etc. Police
: he's also very young. He sun) Pay Lines!. Directing and Violations Robert B. McDowell BMI('. each ry Point and Jacksonville.
isn't too sure of himself in the Parking Disciplinary Inter- member of the force is carefully j Active in Marine athletics, hE-
field When the Yanks let George .7" coached and instructed in the axecution ,, was undefeated wrestling champion

McQumn slip' out of their net\ that i' .- she sang a number of selections | of his duties There are no at Quantico 1933-34. An injury \-
was bad. George gives the Browns In response to the applause| and specialist ratings in the Police forced his retirement from the
just one other legitimate staV All when she felt she shouldn't sing Force, all being members of the ring.
.. the lest are just fair country ball I II Personnel of SA rr"s Ue- I more entered into a little jitterbugging ,I Seaman branch of service, and
While in Boston Mr
on duty
layers'!. emit raining Center last weekhad with some of the Ji't'artl..ts graduates of the Seaman School. '
'" Johnson married and resides'
\. The only man on the team hitting I an opportunity to see and at the camp. Members of the Force stay en now
better than .300 is the wonder I hear Connie Haines, singing star Another !singer who received I duty all night every night to meet here with his wife and six-year-
of screen' and radio, during their that arise. for old son Timothy J.. Jr.
child, Zarilla and he just isn'tthat the unquestioned! approval of the any emergencies
good a ball player One thing weekly smoker staged at the audience wan Miss Patricia like the efficient and friendly policeman I Well-informed and keenly interested

though, the trio of gardeners, boxing arena. Sheldon, daughter of V. K. Sheldon | you knew back home, they In "what goes on in the
Byrnes, Kreevich and Zarilla cover Petite Miss" llalnes, who captivated Anverk-an led ('r._ officer i are primarily interested in the protection world," the Marine Officer ally
the outfield like a deep sea net. the bon with her winsom at NATTC. Her selections were I I and safety cf every man represented the Corps as a visiting
When those lads throw it into smile and soft voice, had top well received and there is a likelihood here | expert' on a recent "Ask Your
free wheeling on the chase for a billing on a two-hour show' that that sen will appear in I So. the next time you PC't'f") Navy" quiz program: heard Tuesday
fly ball, they really go. provided the boots with varietyIn the near future at one of the of these fellows goii.g about his nights at 2100 on WJHP.
Ctiristman' and Gutterldge entertainment. Although convalescing I NATTC jamboree in the new,' II task give him the credit that Is I --e,.
Continued on Page Twelve, from a tonvilectomy. auditorium his due-a difficult job well done I Send the Jax Air News Home

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I p ISSa; Issues Horseshoe Challenge 100 Entries Expected In

M. A. D. |:I

1 o Ramblings i Big Boxing Tourney Here t.

9ommoormaamoaaom araavaa With Interest In boxing at >.

By Bill Wilson Former new high here, about 100 entries, t4
Lo you know your MAD car. MichiganGrid ranging from bantamweights to

toonist? He Is Sgt. R R. Kimble, heavies, are expected In the big

I currently at AEM School, from Stars MeetIt NATTC ring tournament, which 14 "
1 which he will graduate In a couple scheduled to start 1 September.The .
is fellow tourney, second of the yean
I of weeks. Kimble a stocky old
,, about five and a half feet tall was home week fop two here is open to all Navy and Ma
.I highly Michigan U. grad- rine students and Ship's Company
-has big blue eyes, an ever pres. uates a few days ago' at the
ent pipe dangling between his members except men on the
', NATTC Boot Camp when Forrest
NATTC team. Entries must be
teeth and a "H'ya-Bub" smile.
Evashevski dropped In to visit ..
submitted to Instructors at
While stationed at Henderson Robert Flora. boxing
Field In '44, Kimble and his buddy Lt Evashevski, assistant Athletic the Navy arena on or before Tues

constructed one of the better foxholes Officer at NAS, Banana day 29 August.

.:.1 to protect themselves from er, and Lt. Flora new RIV-1 Opening round matches will beheld
i : Japanese raiding parties. The the Boot Camp Athletic Depart i the nights of 1 September and '
aQ '
:MP's: at the field, who were net .wa a tt ment, were teammates on the I 4 September at the outdoor Navy

groes, knowing this particular fox famed Wolverine teams of 1938-i. arena with the semi-finals set 6

hole to be a good one, used to 39-40-the years that Tommy Har- September and the finals 8 Sep
beat Kimble and Company to It mon romped to undying gridiron tember.

.: whenever there was a Nip bomb- t w : fame. Winners in each of the eight
; ,,>
Ing-so-o-o the lads got a bril E Y "Forrest was the best blocking weight divisions will be awarded -
liant Idea. back and quarterback I ever saw," golden gloves and the runnersupwill
said Flora, who, himself was a receive silver gloves. Bouts .
-r- three-year letter winner at the will be three rounds, one and a .
tFeet AW ,tellin Lr tough tackle slot Evashevski was half minutes each. Eliminations
acclaimed the best blocking backof will be run off in the following:

the year in 40 and was namedon classes: bantamweight, 115 to 122

Yfff/// the second all-American team. pounds; featherweight, 123 to 130;
He was one of the few blockers lightweight, 131 to 137; Junior

who achieved national renown for welterweight, 138 to 144; senior I
'I the unsung art of clearing the welterweight 145 to 152; middle.
0 I road and Harmon attributed Much weight 153 to 160; light heavy. .
of his success to Forrest's crushing weight 161 to 175; and heavyweight

blocks. .
r 176 up.
Both Flora and Evashevski NATTC has a good crop of \ ,

readily name Harmon as the clever boxers, and the tourney is .. ..
Lt. CoL W. T. Evans, MAD Commanding Officer, Is a devotee of best player they ever saw. Asked expected to be packed with action. J

the art of horseshoe pitching, and he has Issued a challenge to any what was the most outstandingplay Most all of the entries will be .
by Harmon In his one over the age of 50 for a duel with the ringers. The Colonel keeps amateur mitters. No experience la
career, Evashev&kl quickly answered -
his game sharp with a practice session every day, rain or shine. required to enter-just the willingness -
"That's eIlSIt ,was to skill
------------ pit your against that
the Pennsylvania game In '39. of your opponent.

Ail-American Softball Teams Tom was trapped on an off-tac Additional Information concernIng .
kle play. He ran back about 20
the tournament can be obtained
"My pal and I," says Kimble, Tackle Now Is yards and then forward 83 fora from instructors at the
Battle touchdown. the
For Title Every man on
"got a Jap skull, polished It and arena -,
Venn team had a shot at him,
mounted It in front of ":
on a post Tackling TurretsFrom
but they couldn't nail him. We
the foxhole. We then rigged upa Following the conclusion of the "
regular softball season last weekat won; 19 to 17. FINALSOFTBALL
of for and
couple lights eyes
for the alarm It i tackle to turrets, All- NATTC, two tournaments now Harmon, a lieutenant In the
waited came-
I American to Ensign-that's the are under championshipmeet Army Air Corps, has had two narrow STANDINGS
did the MP's. The latter did way-a
lit recent history of Paul Mitchell, between the four top teamsin escapes in aerial mishaps in American League
not the boys stay.took off and may eyes be run-up who rode high on the crest of the the enlisted men's leagues, anda the war, and now Is a P-35 instructor TTA In W. L'. ,.
1943 football wave. in California. 11 3
ning yet." From then on the Kim- consolation tourney between all TTHD( ) 8 6
ble foxhole was reserved without Six foot three, 215 pounds of other teams in the four leagues.The Evashevski, incidentally, names 8 6 :
Mitchell four teams battling for Fullback Bill Daley as the best ) 7 7 I
gridiron dynamite, playedfor
for the TTQA1)
difficulty owners. J'J'TTR
the TTA-l player he ever played against. 6 8
": the College All-Stars in the championship are TTS 2 12 '
Daley carried the load for Michigan -
victory over the Washington pro winner of the American League
Jackets Nip MarinesIn champs last August and then wenton with a record of 11 \ictories last season after transferringto National League '
to captain Minnesota's gallop against three defeats; TTM, Na- Ann Arbor under Navy "lend- Team W 1.:.
Title Tournament tional with lease" from Minnesota, where hestarred iJl6S 8 4 r
ing Gophers and win an Ail-Amer League champ an 7
ican tackle berth. 8-3 mark; Bks 3, winner of the for the Gophers. TTF 7 5
and Neither Flora or Evashevski don. TTT 5 7
ARM with nine wins
moving Mitch, as he Is known to his nod grid attire last year. In 1942, TTD-1 5 T
three losses; and Bks 18, 5 and
copping the championship of the teammates, received his commis- Z winner In the AEM circuit. they played for the Navy on the Bits 64 9
four- team all station baseball sion shortly after the end of the The tournaments were slated to powerful Iowa Seahawk eleven. AEM League 3W.

league, won their first game last 1943 season and now is a studentin start yesterday. Both are double -- Team 0:
Thursday in the double eliminationtitle the NATTC Turret School Bks 68Bks 1
elimination, meaning two losses Ouch 69 '1 0I .
tournament. I [ and out. FORT LAUDERDALE. Police Bks 13 :5

The Jackets took the measure of I ,, ,, Bks 69 had the best record in Chief R. A. Addison today pre- Bits IS 6 3
the Marines, 5 to 2, as Holmes, a the AEM circuit, but its current sented safe driving medals to six Bks 70 75Bks ( 1 2 6 4
newcomer at NATTC, let the I I .. ; team did not pile up the 7 and 1, Fort Lauderdale Transit Company Bks 17Bks 2 6

Leathernecks down with three hits. .tJ./ mark: as the 69 team only recently ,drivers.A 74 1 -CB
He had a shutout until the last assumed the standings of Bks short time later while cross- ARM! LeagueOfficers' 0W.

Inning. t t The Jackets rapped Marine hurler *' ... 18 was named the winner. I he was struck by a aea3 9 3

Langley for eight safeties with At the end of the tournamentsthree transit company bus. Bks Bks 51 1 6 8 3
Lt. Simpson's triple with two men 1/f1. weeks> from now an all- I Chief Addison's Injuries were Bks 2Bks 6 1
on being the deciding blow. Charley / star enlisted men's team Mill be negligible, but his feelings were 5 e 1Bks
Woodail and Bernie Feldman selected to oppose an all-star of- considerably hurt. Bks 2 4 3 2 I

paced the Navy stickers with two ficers' team In what should be '=!. League

hits each. one of the best games of the SEATTLE.-The Stethoscope, a -
'= season Naval hospital newspaper, offereda Gunnery 11 v.'. 1:0.

The Gunnery softball team, the prize to anyone who could iden- Brigade 6 3 ..
NATTC NewsreelContinued sensation of the season, was the tify Betty Grable's leg in a layoutof Tech. Training 4
Officers' loop champ. Gunnery gam-art pictures. The chaplainwon. Ordnance Administration 3 4 6if -

From Page Eleven went through undefeated, winningits Boombslght 1
hate little besides flaming eleventh game last week by a

spirits, and the catching staff 3 to 1 count over Bombsight. BULKHEAD
without Sewell to give them the Results of closing games last
word, would be a joke. The fact week follow: TTA-l beat TTR, 8

Is that the batting averages of to 1; TTR downed TTHM), 2 to 0; r .
almost the entire team looks like ," TTHM( ) whipped TTHD( ), 8 to 3;
the town clock between two and ., : : TTQ stomped TTS, 15-7; Bks 65

half past two. trounced TTF, 14 to 5; 'ITF downed l'

So, Mates, you can take it as a -. Bks 64, 3 to 2; TTD-1 defeated Cwc
fact that it's Sewell, the smart L TTT, 9 to 5; Bks 69 whitewashedBks : .
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little guy from Alabama, who Is & 75, 5 to 0; Bks 5 beat Bks 52 .
holding the Browns up there, and by 7 to 4; and Bks 2 nosed out i-pJ: ,

not Muncrief, Jakucki and Kra- Paul Mitchell In college all-star Bks 5 by 2 to 1. j
mer. Without Lukey's graphic in- uniform. I' y-Xl -. > 0"
structions for every enemy batter, ; t ,
One of the best tributes to his Cash! From Calf ,
they Just couldn't win 10 games he PUTNEY, Vt-While Leon O. I ij 7 (
apiece even if they had the 1942 grid ability is the fact that I he
Wood was milking a cow
played nearly three full quartersfor
Yankees back of them the All-Stars when they dropped his wallet containing $100in f g J :
Who is to stop them? Now that
cash. A calf promptly guzzled
downed the champion Redskins,
ask it looks like the Tigersare '
you Wood killed the calf and today
it. .,
27 to 7. The All-Star squad made "
that could. Ever
the team
only the evidence to a bank .
of the stars list-
up top collegiate ,
since Dick Wakefield rejoined the
which Identified the remnants of .
ing such performers as FullbackPat .
been 4-0. NowYork's J
Bengals, they've
$75, which he received.
hitting again, and who is Harder of Wisconsin; Half- .
there to compare with' the fireball back Otto Graham of Northwestern said. "Tackles up there penetratethen

artists, Newhouser and Trout? and Glenn Dobbs ef Tulsa; slide, while In the south, they
The Red Sox can't do it without and Tackle Dick Wlldung, who seem to slide without charging.The iB4&i4
Hughson. The Yankees? They'restill was Mitchell's running partner on south has classy backs, good : cif
waiting to be struck by light- the 1912 edition of the mighty passers with a lot of razzle-dazzle,

ning. They're sick, but Just won't Gophers. but the backs in the mi'dwest are '
lie down. I Mitchell placed 60 minutes in harder runners." > If ftj 1

After all, the Browns never have most of Minnesota's battle last Mitchell Is a modest, friendly 1 *
won a pennant. Up until a few year and received the Chicago chap despite his grid acclaim. You
years ago the whole club was val- Tribune's Most Valuable Player can take a look at him and quickly \
ued at only a quarter of a million Award In the Big Ten. He played decide that you don't want to be In 0 4 //\k/1\

bucks, and that, in big league ball, with the Jophers from 1911 front of one of his blocks or tackles M
Is peanuts. Cinderella-like has been through 1913 the first year un- After all, a guy who can
the turn In their fortune since' der Bernie Blerman and the last burn up those hot mldwestern grid- ;
Sewell took over. The club is now two under Dr. George Hauser.! irons has to have the stuff.

valued at a million and a quarter, Like most mldwestern folks, He has been drafted by the (

which Is a hike of a full million Mitchell is convinced that the Big combined Chicago Cardinal-Pitts .... :1.1 i
over Its lowest ebb. That's what 10 plays the best and toughest burgh Steeler pro team, but withan ii

a good man can do, and, Mates, the brand of football In the nation. "I engineering degree behind him, "Y'see, sit-I'm afraid of the dark and my-er-er sister was iJ i
redoubtable Sewell is a very goodman think the play there Is a lot tougher Mitchell Is not at all sure of returning nice stand this watch with me.* '
enough to
I ,I I than any ether section" he to postwar grid wars /J



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