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 31, 1944
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 2, No. 23 31 August, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command t


Decorated AI Ceremonies Here List Saturday

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Eighteen officers and men received decorations here last Saturday Lieutenant Fred H. Bozard, Jr., Air Medal; <.

morning from Captain Walton W. Smith, commandant. They are, front Back row, left to right: CBM: J. J. Foley, Commendation Ribbon; ACRM

row, left to right: AMM2c C. G. Banks, Air Medal; First Lieutenant A. J. Walter George, Presidential Unit Citation; SC2c C. H. Lanahan, Bronze (

I"':'" Snyder, Air Medal; First Lieutenant W. L. Murphy, Air Medal; Lieu Star; Lieutenant Glen A. Hargrave, Air Medal; Lieutenant Carl Dillon,

.' tenant II. M. Nearing, Air :Medal; Captain Smith; Lieutenant W. J. Scott, Distinguished Flying Cross; Lieutenant B. T. Davenport, Air Medal; Lt.

.,y :Air :Medal; Lieutenant Carl Ileidel l, Distinguished Flying Cross; Lieuqg( ) L. A. Shepard, Air Medal; Lt. (jg) N. K. Barrett, Air Medal; Lt

i..! tenant D. P. Norton, Air Medal. ; Lieutenant J. S. Moore, Jr., Air Medal; (jg) A. L. Hamilton, Navy and Marine Corps I Medal. .
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''r{: Liberator Pilot emony In the ever largest held medal at this award Station cer-, revealed that he undertook his in mating runs. Here's Chance To
pioneer mission to the Kuriles "In Lieut. Bill T Davenport, Char-
18 officers and men received dec-
order to demonstrate the feasibil- lotte, N. C. PBY who landedin
Acts Swiftly To commandant.Capt.orations Walton Saturday W. Smith morning, station from erations ity of conducting against the offensive Japanese air home op- heavy and seas rescued near an an aviator enemyheldbase who Cop $25 Prize By .'

islands with the limited equipmentthen had been shot down and was drift-
Save Task ForceBig Distinguished Decorations Flying awarded Crosses were, two one available." ing sition.rapidly toward the enemy po- Selecting A Name ,
Saved Comrade's Life
Navy and Marine Corps Medal, 12
Plane Proves Navy Air Medals, one Bronze Star, Winner of the Navy and Marine Attacked Flying Boat Suitable CognomenFor
Navy one Commendation Ribbon and a Corps Medal was Lieut. (Jg) Lieut Glen A. Hargrove, Pen-
Ability In Combat As Presidential Unit Citation James L Hamilton, Morgantown, saoola, Fla., Ventura pilot, who Popular Recreation
Recipients of the DFC were W. Va., torpedo plane pilot, who participated in many combat patrols
Jap Fighter DownedA Lieut. Carl Dillon, Beaumont, Tex., was honored for saving a comrade search and reconnaissance Center Is SoughtDetails
Ventura pilot in the Solomon Islands from drowning when his plane flights in enemy territory in the
of contest to choose
Navy Liberator search plane area from October, 1913,; crashed into the sea March 10, central Pacific, and who demonstrated a a
which played the role of a fighter 1941 His citation suitable name for the recreationalarea
through last March, and Lieut" described the "great skill and courage in
American task force at Seaplane Point for the exclusive
helped a large action in these words
: four-motored
Carl O. Reidel, North Hollywood, attacking a enemy
detection in the battle for use of the enlisted
escape "
Marianas. Calif, patrol plane pilot who par- "Suddenly discovering that an- flying boat. attached to the Jacksonville
the ticipated in the first night bomb other man previously observed Lieut Harry M. Nearing, Kan-
"Hell's Belle his Fleet Naval Air Station were announced
ing mission from the Aleutians to floating nearby had disappeared, PBY who
sas City, Mo., pilot, rescued in with the
Air Two Liberator yesterday conjunction
Wing on a the Japanese Kurelian Islands in he immediately swam to the area, six Army aviators who had
routine search patrol far out over December, 1943.! and, sighting a flash of color be. been shot down in the vicinity of disclosure that when current plansare
the Pacific ocean, Lt. Comdr. John I During his six: months in the neath the water, brought his help- the Jap-held Island of Nauru. The completed the pavilion will accommodate
E. Muldrow passed a friendly task I I combat zone, Lieutenant Dillon less shipmate to the surface, holding sea landing was made in extremely more than twice the
number of men and that
force streaming towards Saipan,
flew 47 combat missions over Japanese him there until a rescue ship rough weather.
less than 200 miles away. Six territory, including bombingand arrived." Lieut. (Jg) Norman K. Barrett, nightly jam this popular gathering
Grumman Avengers, the Navy'sdeadly strafing attacks against en- The 12 who received Air Medals Ida Grove, Iowa, dive bomber pilot place.The .
torpedo planes, darted from emy installations on Cholseul Island were: who, while operating in the South serviceman or woman submitting
one of the carriers to investigate and Bonis Airfield, Bougain Lieut Fred II Bozard, Jr, Or- Pacific from November, 1913, to the name selected as the
four engined stranger. ville. He received his DFC for angeburg, S. C, fighter pilot, who April 10, participated in 31 dam- most suitable by the committeeof
.e They flew alongside," Lt. attacking a Jap cargo vessel near participated in raids against the aging strikes against heavily defended three judges, Comdr. John
mdr. Muldrow recalls, "had a Duke of York Island, scoring three big Jap base at Palau on March 30 Japanese shore installationsand Baby, station executive officer;
good look at us. They stayed withus bomb hits and Comdr. Edward'. Mahan, sta-
leaving the ship and 31, during which he shot down shipping in the Bougainvilleand
for about 10 minutes as we tooka ablaze. two enemy planes in flames and I' Bismarck Archipelago areas. tion Welfare officer; and Comdr.
course ahead: of the task force I Lieutenant Reldel's DFC citation destroyed two more on the ground Continued on Page Three Fred 1L Gage, yard officer and
and towards aaipan:: i first lieutenant, will be awardeda
"After the TBF left us we were Bank prize of $-15. A second prize of
cruising along 1500 feet above the Seven Heroes At FacilityWill Sunday Afternoon 915, and a third prize of $10 will
water when Pollard, my waist be awarded the runnersup.The .
gunner (Donald L. Pollard AMM2c NAAS Green Cove Observe contest will close on Sep
) sighted a twin engined plane Event Is EnjoyedAt tember 11 and the winners will
about 10 miles away. It was com- Labor DayThe be announced in the Jax Air Newsof
ing towards us and slightly across Win DecorationsThe U. S. HospitalSunday September 14 An entry blankis
our course. Beautifully stream- United States Naval Air reproduced on page two, but it
lined, it was sleek and black, with
Naval Air Station is not necessary to use a blank in
Facility Office of the Barnett
Operational -
under the wings. Red discs afternoon "Open House"was .
gray Training Command order to participate in the contest
outlined in white told us it was an nounced the presentation Tuesday of medalsto an- National Bank of Jacksonville again enjoyed by the patientsof as long as all the information requested
enemy plane-we recognized it as seven Pacific war veterans now will observe Labor Day, Monday the U. S. Naval Hospital. These in the blank accompaniesyour
a Jap twin engined fighter plane." attached to the U S. Naval Auxiliary Sept. 4, as a holiday, it has weekly entertainments are spon- entry. All entries should be
A decision had to be made at Air Station at Green Cove I been announced. sored by the Recreation Depart- sent to the Public Relations Of.
once. Springs The presentations ment of the hospital unit of the fice in Bldg. 951.
The Liberator's regular Job is to made by Rear Admiral Andrew were C. At the same time it was*pointed American Red Cross. You do not need any previous
fly search patrols deep Into enemy McFall, Chief of the NAOTC. ,out that a change in hours effective A variety show, under the direc- experience in contests in order to ,.
territory, discover and report onlenemy I Officers and men receiving, Saturday' ,Sept: 2..,wiU go tion of Mrs. Elizabeth Coates of participate in naming the "G.I
ships and planes. It is awards were: Lt. (Jg) Frederl into,effect insofar as the laval; the American Red Cross, Duval Club." Any enlisted man or woman
to attack enemy James, Laurenceville, III., the Disf AirlFacllity' Office i.. concerned. County Camp and Hospital Coun- who can think of a likely name is .
'. Still, the Japanese was inguished Flying Cross; LtS TOnl Monday, Tuesday and :Wednesday cil, was presented by Mrs. Evelyn invited to try his luck. The win. R
on a collision course with the task Comdr. L. D. Cooke, Hernando, the bank will open at 1100 Heltsley and Miss Eulalie Haas, ning title may be something simple '
I force.: Detection of the force was Miss., and Lt II A, March, Jr., and close at 1500. On Thursdayand representatives of the U.S.O.- like The Sky Club, or Dreamland
II 1 inevitable Lt. Comdr Muldrow. East Liverpool, Ohio Gold Stars in Friday the hours will be from NCCS The program consisted or River Rendezvous, some. "
II acted without hesitation. lieu of second: Air Medals; ACM>I 1100 to 1700 and on Saturday of Sylvia Joseph, a Victoryette thing catchy that will appeal to
"We applied full military pow James A. Francese, New York, N. from 1000 to 1500. "' singer who also served as mistressof everyone.
I er," he" said, "nosed the plane T, the Purple Heart, Lt. F. W. --J.- ceremonies; Theresa Duquette Seaplane point L* one of the 't
I Continued on Page Two Continued on Page Seven seal The Jax Air Newt.HMtl i Continued on Page Three i Continued on Page Two


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ENTRY BLANKI Started Buying Early
I They
The .
Inquiring uur won savo.u.s Is qtrd
suggest the following name for the enlisted men's

recreation center at Seaplane Point..................... (

Mail to Box 2 PRO or bring to Room 220, the Public Reporter

Relations Office, Building 054. N ,


NAME__............,.................................RATE......................... Veterans of this Second WrM .
War receive a mustering out pay t

UNIT...._.... .- ...........-----.'."................... .f several hundred dollars when srs +
____ ___"_._" _._ __d _. __ ____I they are retained from service.Do .

Here's Chance To Cop $25 Itself you and think that history the vets will of repeat' tht -" jJ: ,

war will also be given a alteahlebonus ,
the vet .f the
ait were '
Prize By Selecting Named 1917-1 conflict \.,

-- -- I GEORGE PACE, BM2c: "Wellbe 4q'
From Page One doing good to get mustering

111e"t M nic spot on the ba e. RADIO'S out pay. But I do believe the boys
and the Kite of the pavilion overlook should get a bonus after this war
the broad expanse of theSt. with the men who served overseas I rk ir

John's River from a mall BEST receiving the lions share of

'''Iff. At night, with air conditioning It. They deserve it."

supplied by the coolttreeze BETS \ FORD R. GRACE. BM2c: "I am .

which weep the point, in favor of a bonus and I think
and the ,,tar. for a roof overhead Well get it. Itll help the guys geta I H r t N 44#

the netting i I.. comparableto I September Shape of Thing. to start like a grub stake. All .k t ,
a wank night pot Come Joan Davis returns to mustering out pay will buy is
ing {Chicago. Lake Michigan or the Village Store and shell stagea clothes. If they keep their promises

New York's Hudson. Christmas Party with all the we don't have to worry a ,
Off the drawing boards. and past trimmmings. And look wholl be lot because: the President has assured .-

the blueprint stage, the recreationcenter with her Jack Haley.' Jimmy Durante. the veterans of a safe fu i
is now assuming its permanent Kenny Baker Arthur Dag- ture."
outlines and is beginningto wood) Lake Johnny Mercer and I I I J. W. FARGIS. Sic: "I don't
emerge as one of the most pop- Eddie Cantor. Tonight WJAX- think so. Men in this war have

ular and attractive gathering 2130) The world's musical gotten! more out of the war than
places on or off the station. greatsrecording artists all--will the men of the last war. The pay

As most of you already know. step in the flesh from the pages of is greater' there are family allotments -
part of the project is in operation the best-loved record albums to and in many cases the men
and the overwhelming success with form a glittering guest star roster make more money than they did y
which it has been greeted has beena for "Music America Loves Best. before the war. However.' 1 he-

major factor in the decision togo The opening program will presentJan Heve in more consideration for the
':; ahead with the expansion and Peerce. Metropolitan Opera wounded."
additional construction.At : tenor; Sigmund Romberg. t'om-I GERALD O'BRIEN. S2c: You A number of civilian employer of the Jacksonville' Xaval Air Station
present there are tables and poser: and Martha Stewart popular can't measure in dollars and cents who enrolled in the payroll deduction plan for the purchase nf
chairs to accommodate 325: peopleat vocalist. Louis Calhern. vet the sacrifices that the men in uniform War Bond upon( inauguration of the plan In January. 1913, are tlll
a time. Nearly always there are eran actor of Broadway and Hollywood especially those in the low on the ba-e. \mong ther "charter member are left to right, top
about 50O servicemen: and WAVES 1 has been signed as master' pay grades have made in this war row George" F. Floyd and Bertram A. St. Petery of Public \VorU-,
there at a time many of the patrons of ceremonies. I Sunday. Sept. 3- But we can't eat praise after this and William 4. Quirk of Accounting" : bottom row :\In. Georgia \.

preferring to stand around in WJAX-1630). Throckmorton: I war and were going to need some Ilarthelme, of !Supply. Mr, Hilda I'. Voller, secretary to the Commandant -
little groups. With people coming P Gildersleeve. water commissioner i cash to put us on a competitive and :\1" Marguerite L. Alvarez Accounting.:. Shown
and going! at all times during the bon vivant. lady's man and : equality with those who stayed! at with the bond buyers. all of whom have Increased their original;
center's operating hours from 1730 faithful guardian. will be back on home and have a nice fat nest egg allotment, are IJ. <]=) Hf'lfn1.: CVrftoon. "left and En... Iliith It.

to 21.TO. it is estimated that the Sunday. Confronting Throcky will i They have the jump on us in more Channel! of the "'IU Bond office.
average nightly crowd runs above be two questions left dangling last I ways than one. A bonus would
Ha.flOn1) Romance r 2) Politics looaacaaocotccoaooctat
l.W-o. I help balance us up Members
A public address system hookedto ( Sunday, Sept. 3--WJAX- I ELIZABETH FITZSIMMONS Original Yard

a radio or a juke box providesthe 1830). Spl T)2c : "I don't think the veterans g Dept. I
music for dancing. Upon completion Charlie McCarthy is going; to of this war should get a
of the expansion program have some feminine competitionthis bonus, is they get mustering out Payroll Savings i News Araonraroauaaaaocactlaacaa| i

the dance floor will match a ballirom fall. When Edgar Bergen; pay. That's adequate. After the .I
1 I in size. In addition to the brings Charlie and Mortimer Snerd last war the men were adjusted. by Plan Still Here ?
to are sandwiches potato chips meta Program": Sunday he will also present t they did not need it." aboard two nejv officers Lt. Moses

and other things all at Ship's Service Effie Klinker.' Bergen's newest I ANDERSON.. Sic : "1 think j They've Lived To See Brinson and LL Comdr. Martin

prices. A bus is operated every character. La Klinker is strictly the !service men should get a bonn. Nyburg. '.
half-hour from the Barracks area a bachelor girl old maidish and \ But I don't have any idea whether !I Wisdom Of Investing IU.>.ball

the mad about the boys) in a coy way will. I don't think anythingyou season's
to point.Thi. II they I Their Cash In Bonds At the conclusion of the
entitled' men's .rluh and Loving nothing better' than a choicebit can give them would fce too j play in the station-baseball league,
that's, exactly what It I I". I* operated of gossip, Ihf'! an upstairs much after the sacrifice they have Three years ago the first plans the Seaman Guard powerhouse was
by Ship' Service in the maid type of character with a back I made. for civilian payroll savings for lodged securely in first place. Its

interest of the cnlMed personneL fence tongue. Oh yes--Judy Gar- PHIL LITTLEFIELD. Sic: War Bonds were made at NAS. base' U success was due largelyto

They have done a magnificentjob land will be along too i Sunday I "Don't ask me but ask the toys Jacksonville. On January 1. 1942 the pitching of Lyons and White-
to date as witntaaed h1' the Sept 3--WJAX--2000). who have gone through hell over this plan actually went into effect heart, the hitting of Folio< Lloyd

fact that since the opening two 1 And look at these other promisesfor I seas. The least a grateful nation and the first deductions were made l.vda Mrpullough, and Lyons, the

month* ago not a Dingle c...e September: Ed Wynn on Sept. 'I can do for them is to give them from the payrolls) for that month. defensive skill of Castle Lawsen; ,
*>f misconduct hall been leportcd. 8 with a brand new bundle of fun enough bonus money to atone for | Some of the "Charter Members itnd Lloyd, plus nil aioun'l al rt-

The Commandant. Captain W tWMBR) Rudy Vallee has the I I their sacrifices and misery during of this group of civilians who were
, W. Smith, has taken a personal! newest program idea in.radio readyfor I the war" first to realize the wisdom and ness.The Guardsmen are also proudof

interest in the project and was I premiere on Sept. 9 (WJAX) I JOHN P. SIMMONS. S2c: "As value of this planboth from apersonal the fact \hat they served as a
instrumental in bringing about the "Information Please" with Clifton much as they deserve it. I believe and from a national viewpoint testing ground for such stars of

establishment of the recreation Fadiman. John Kieran, F. P I they will. Itll give 'em a chance -are still employed here at the Main Station team as Johnny
Adams and Oscar Levant
center. On a recent visit he expressed on Sept I to get started again and will permit the station and are enthusiastic M<'Cullough, wing footed outfielderand
11 i WJAX) Duffy Tavern
his satisfaction with the the vets to catch up with those participants in this program. base runner. Eddie Lyons, distance *
Sept. 15 Kate Smith in her newSunday
operation of the pavilion and the who stayed at home and who have here who haddeductions hitter and Monk White-heart,
I other
niche on Sept 17'<(< WMBR) I Among
way everyone seemed to be havinga security.' I from the curve bailer deluxe.
Fanny Brice in her own CBS taken airy
good: time. GLENN HART. CMlc: "I think affected this In the station softball championship
show on Sept. 17 Ethel Bar- flrlllt payroll by
The center is filling a need long! rymore begins a new series on the boys will be given a bonus. not pUn. there are: Mr. Bertram .\. play-offs, the Yard Department
felt by the enlisted personnel of to compensate for their loss in pay I teams in the thick cf the
. Sept. 17 Amos and Andy return St. I'etery. Mr*. George: F. Lloyd are
the station and now that it hasiecome on Sept. 20 Fibber McGee of good jobs th'ey left but for theall and Mr. Russell W. panzer In fight. Boathouse paced by Lrtz,

a reality the men and and Molly' on Sept. 26 and around risk involved in war. Public Work; Mr. MargueriteU Donnell, and Jones are uncefc-at-!
women are flocking to it in droves. Eddie Cantor on Sept 27. I H. DWIGHT JOSLIN, ARM3c: : Alvarez and Mr. \Mlliam J. ed. Docks Ferries led by Robertsare

You don't have to be a personal I Of t "Mustering out pay is enough. The I Igovernmf'nt Quick in Accounting; Mr. Georgia even steven 1-1. and Seaman
course mustn't overlook
friend of Sherman Billingsley or football. Bill Stern will kick off is spending so many I II H. nartltelm in Supply; Guard spearheaded by Turner and
know the right people to get by the I billions on war that mustering out and Mr*_ Hilda I'. Vf>ller. in the Niswander are also on an even keel
the mythical velvet cord. All you Sept. 16. when sport! he on broadcasts Saturday. pay should be sufficient but a Commandant'* Oilier. with a 1.1 record. It looks like a
need is a liberty uniform and a bonus would be appreciated." I II I dfiJ"ht" for the championship.
play-by-play account of the Mich L Mr. Philip D. Myers in Account-
liberty card. From then on It.,. I I NORMAN U RRA Y. AMM3c.: I Ii -----a -
igan-Iowa Pre-Flight game fr mAnn ing waited until the third week in
"When fellow needs is when
party. i a help
your Arbor. i January, the second payroll on Boy Buy War Bond
hi home after the
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Old timers and new faces will which: deductions were made, to Or

Picnic Scene Will make this fall's radio season the If himself he's! in ever civilian going; life to itll re-establish be whenhe 'start his deductions. His explanation -I Bye, Bye Freedom .
I most attractive ever offered. Lend was that he wanted to be sure ,
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Mark Greeting For an ear and see if you don't agree returns. And a bonus woulddo to last
--- ji the most good then. The men the savings plan was going 'amp RcynokN, Pennsylvania.Mr. .
New WAVE Official I have had to go through a great readjustment before he signed up. this St. Petery' seemtd! a little
I I Mr. Lloyd has worked at
when they entered the more inclined to gamble on bonds
Lieut. Edith Women's Capt. Now station as a Construction Engineer
StaJJln McKay
s. service and they'll have to go than the others right at first.! He
Reserve Director of NAOTC. will since November 1939-before the
I through the same changes when
i I started off with an $1875 deduction
present! Lieut. Hilda Guenther. new back civilian Bonus station was commissioned.: However -
At Pensacola I they go to life. ) each pay period.
WAVE his surroundings were by nomeans
Administrative Officer to I will in
help come handy during
the Waves new to him. During the I These eight "Charter Members"invested
on this Station at a I that period of readjustment.
NAS. PENSACOLA Fla.--Capt. last war. he was General Superintendent a total of $76.25 each pay
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picnic Tuesday Sept. from 1545 RUSSELL MARRINGTON.
Harold B.
Grow. USNR Commanding '
to IfcOO. of Construction at what period at the beginning of this
AMM3c: : I don't think $200 or
Officer of the Naval Air Sta- I
Miss Guenther will was then Camp Johnson an army program. But since then, thy
present the will them deal
tion since May ID 13. has been detached -: $300 help a great
of whatis have all increased' their deductions.and .
locted: at the site
Spring Softball pennant to the and his has been If they get enough to help them camp
place take of
th invest
NAS Jacksonville. Mr now a
Assembly and I now ) y
Repair champions. 'get
started that'd be best. Perisonnlly
en by Capt. James H. McKay, $1 4.3S in bonds two
war every
Lloyd still has all his War Bonds
Following the picnic the Wavesare USN. I think therell be a let of I
invited to watch the tennis' be made for and says he tlcx-sn't intend to wt'tks--or an average of over
to few
| Capt. Grow has long been | money a yearsI
I cash in until they have ma- 12300
tournament which will any
played as one of the pioneers of following the war. If I had a choice
(ff at If1()(). 'aviation, both Naval and I say between' a $1,000 when we get tured. | There are still quite a few of the
--* gcTI12 .- -- commercial | Mrs. Vollcrs has been workinghere oM members of the payroll savings
out later I'd take it
in the United States and South or years on.)
\ Sn.1 A.ldre.. America since his from later since November 1940. She is plan on) the station Am, of course
graduation LKEMON BM2c. "I a native of Jacksonville, as is her there are thousands of more recent
All officers student officers the Naval Academy in 1912. I REAM. : '
Howard !
husband. Volleys Sp.l)2c.who members. This station stands thirdin
and all enlisted in Capt. McKay, 47-year-old Naval ; think well get a
men Ship's |
mostPNr' is stationed here and worksthe the nation among naval air
Company of VPB 2 No. 1 have veteran from Boston Mass., graduated overseas should gt tM ,

bun directed to advise their correspondents -I 1 from the Academy in 1920 ;jticularly*, those# men, in.for f La' .[Mrs n Vollcrs Supply and Department.' her husband Both buy in stations the payroll for civilian savings parUdPai\n\
that their mail ad- He served in the South and Central -
bonds ami still have
r.--=- .e regularly, they accord: speaks well for
sheen. is Box No. 34, NAS, Jack il Pacific theatersuntil receiving Gra-.hlJdrf'n All the bonds they have bought and NAS. Jacksonville, is justly
,., "YUle, "'errid The mail address orders) to repent to Pensacola. "* ft Mr.. Alvarez has" hecn here proud of the members who have
it all enlisted students taking the J| -- -V*----- n. Oglethorpe. Ga.
Aiicrewroan course (Is Box No. 35. Walter Hagan, veteran golf star, PJ \ ilest WAC at Ft. Oglethorpe are War Bond Green and gram. They are really going all
All student officers, except those hft won the PGA links tourney (S. Pvt. Lorraine Fox, of Brook khaki. The khaki I* for her hii- out for peace' and are investing: in
who live ashore, will continue tr five tfme, more than any ether lyn. The other dAY she became a band, who I Ic ..,... Franri Alvarezof the best postwar security they

have their mail sent to Box 27 golfer. I grandmother' for the eighth time the I'. S. Army stationed at could possibly ha'e.Pcyo .


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31 August, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three, i

, Lost OI Fumed "F irsl" Pleased Wit-hUT Reception I fThe

last of the "First" are here!
Twenty-seven veterans of the Hill 660 when they should have Timmons, PFC. Al Vukoslc, Cpl. I girl they'd seen In over two years at home than I did."

.First Marine Division recently reported been wiped out halfway up, the un- Joe Cagle, and PFC. Ernest Wil- -and she was a Woman Marine, I Joe fought at Tulagi, GuadAlcanal -
to the Marine Barracks at named defenders of Nameless Hill, liams. I part of an honor guard to welcome New Guinea and New Brit.
this Station for assignment. Theyare the remnants of Coffin Corner. They are veterans of the First 'em I air He stopped a piece of shrapnel

the last members of the famous The vets who Division, famed in communiquesand : "We gave her quite a reception," from a Jap naval barrage at
"First" to be returned to th .states are youthful: reportedhere the war's best-sellers ("Into I recalls Bill, with a smile "We Guadalcanal, but it did not stop
after 27 months of battle. I the Valley," "Guadalcanal Diary," felt mighty proud of her." !Joe. He returned to action as soon '
Gy/Sgt. William Mlms, S-Sgt. as he recuperated.
"Battle for the Solomon etc.),
The of Thomas-
Leathernecks Joe
reported here Fontaine Abbott, Sgt. Marvin To Cpl. Cagle, Cpl. Cagle, like nearly all the
after 30 days furlough, which, as Brewton, Cpl. Norman Campbell, How did it feel to return to the ville, N. C., the return to the states Marines of the First Division, suffered -
Cpl. Joe Cagle" says, "was too goodto Cpl. Charles Caylor Cpl Rufus states after 116 weeks overseas? was literally heaven on earth. I from malaria. "We all hadit

.. be true. Cleary, Cpl. Aaron Dawson, Cpl. "I don't know how to put It," "Oh, man, it was the best thing so bad and were so sick that
San Diego welcomed these Marines Lawrence Deaver/ Sgt. Edmund 'fussed up Gunnery Sergeant Bill that ever happened to me," en- nobody would have anything to
home in late July; and Dago I Eubanks, Cpl. Frank Farris, Cpl. Mima, a 24-year-old redhead from I thuses Joe still enjoying the mem- do with us for about six months,"
went all out for the veterans of I Loatus C. Hamilton, Cpl. James Manatee, Fla. "All I know Is thatit ory of his arrival last month. the Carolinan remarked. "The Ar-

:; the First Division-survivors of I Haynes, Cpl. James Hardeman, felt mighty good to come home. Joe, who's been in the Marine my and the Navy stayed away
Tulagi, conquerors of Guadalcanal, : Cpl. Pasco Huet, Cpl. David"Madi- They were awfully good to us at Corps for four years spent his furlough from us and so we just talked to 1
k the men who mowed the Japs like I son, S-Sgt. Alton McIntyre Cpl. San Diego and you were not sorry at home in Thomasville. each other. We weren't much company -

hay at Bloody Ridge and crossed Murphy Padgett, Cpl. Hugh Pat- you went after the way the people "Everything seemed all right and anyway, and as soon as
the Matanikau River the invaders j terson, Cpl. Malcolm R-Jph, PFC. treated us." the folks all treated me nice," says we'd exert ourselves we'd crap out.
of Cape Gloucester, the fighters of I Frederick Sager, Cpl. Jack Sims, When the Marines landed at Joe. "The only thing strange was But that's all over now and it's
Talasea, the men who capturedfled Sgt. Curtis Smith, PFC. Winfred Dago they saw the first American that I expected to see more men sure good to be home."

Carrier Task Forces In Quintet Receive The Nazi Soldier-Thin And Shabby, I

But Still A Very Dangerous Fighter 1

! '.Pacific Provide Blows Decorations At By Camp Newspaper Service 1

Here are a few things GI's

No. 1 learned about the German soldier
\ To Whip Japs-Nimitz Municipal during the early weeks of the ,
fighting in France:
i "The man made typhoon which has swept up through the In an impressive ceremony held 1. He fights hard and with cour

: Gilberts, the Marshalls, the Marianas, and which has struck before the entire personnel ofthe, age. But when the going gets t
. U. S. Naval Auxiliary Air Station, tough, he's likely to quit.
within 500 miles of Tokyo, originated on the decks of our .
aircraft carrier task forces said Jacksonville Municipal Airport 2. He doesn't like to fight at
Chester W. Nim- night. And that's a good time to
I itz Commander-in-Chief U. S. Pacific Fleet and Number One, Comdr. Carl F. Nie-
Pacific go out and get him. You can pick
Ocean Areas, in a program over berle, commanding officer, presented out his position better at night by
the NBC network the evening of medals and citations to five officers following the line of the tracers
24 August. Old Salt Says- and men now serving under from his machine guns. By day

"They have destroyed the en- his command. it's hard to see him because he
They's three kinds of sailors
emy's aircraft in great quantities, around here-them that's Itchln' i Highlight of the ceremony was fights behind hedgerows and his t
shooting them up and shooting the presentation of the Distin- powder is smokeless. "
to go to sea, them that's Itchln'
them down. They have sunk his.I not to, and them that's glad to be guished Flying Cross to Lt. Wil- 3. He's very tricky. If you. give '
ships, smashed his bases, knockedout back. Sure, a few don't mind liam J. Graham, Elm Grove, Wis., him a chance to pull a fast one
his airfields at critical times. 'much one way or the other. who, as patrol plane commander of on you, he'll go ahead and pull it
Navar aviators have supported But what I'm drivin at, we're a bombing squadron in the Mar- Watch him when he surrenders.
invading and advancing assault I all pretty much alike anyway. Say shall and Gilbert Islands area, destroyed German soldiers have been known ;
troops in every Central Pacific ac you're 18, like I was In the other a Japanese four engine to surrender with a white flag inI
1 tion. Recently in the Marianas they i war minus a couple years. Well, flying boat. His citation describedthe one hand and a potato masher in I
shot down enough planes in one you couldn't wait to get the feel I achievement in these words: the other. When they get closeto

day to seriously cripple Japanese of a deck underfoot rockln' from "As pilot of a plane on a 2000- you they are liable to let you
Naval aviation. Then they turned I the recoil of a 16-lncher. Then mile search and'reconnaissance have the grenade right in the
on the Japanese fleet and sent it after a few months of that, get tin' flight, he skillfully pursued and face.

scurrying home after giving it a to go ashore'd seem mighty good. destroyed a four-engined enemy 4. He's inclined to be trigger German Soldier, 1914 Model
severe mauling. Maybe )'ou're 30-with a wife flying boat in a bitter, close-range happy. Sometimes he will fire .
"Our Naval aviators, a'nd all and kids at home. Like as not, engagement in which he was severely aimlessly just to. build up his and other newspapers abroad.
forces in the Pacific, have yet." to you didn't ask to be In this war, wounded in one leg and courage. Generally, however, he's ;I Gone is the arrogant fanatical
face their most severe tests, con- and don't specially hanker to both feet by the explosion of
you a a good shot and a dangerous man Nazi who laid waste the entire
tinued Admiral Nimitz. "Although get maimed up 20 millimeter shell in the cockpit." with a gun but he's no match continent of Europe. His place has
it is foolish to be over-confident, I As I see It, the> family man of
Although severely wounded for our men with a bayonet. been taken by a smaller, shabbier,
we have good reason to be confident 30 is the kid of 18 little
growed a
Lt. Graham continued to Instruct -
less enthusiastic and bewildered
Physically, this 1944 edition of more
of the future because of the
older. And we're all in this thing,
the crew as to the route the German soldier is thinner and soldier-a man who doesn'twant I
progress we have already made. matter how feel about it.Don't .
no we home, and, after six hours of
I' shorter than the 1940 model. The to fight so hard, but who
:! it stand to that doin'the
reason flight, returned to the cockpit to
early Superman is dead or wounded still knows how to do it.
best we all can on whateverjob direct the co-pilot, in locating the or guarding the front at home. To sum it up, the German soldier
the Navy puts us to will show base and making a difficult
ap.Iroach His successor on the fighting today isn't the fighter he once .
the biggest result?
and crosswind landing at fronts !is a lesser man, physicallyand was, but he still is quick and

i night. psychologically, according to smart, he's tough, and he's wicked.
WEDDINGS The personal citations awardedat reports printed in Stars and Stripesthe Don't let him fool you.
the ceremony went to Lt. John
U: S. Treasury, and was tolion to duty.
R. Hubbard Marshfield, Mass.,
The following are the weddings
performed at the various chapelson "for meritorious and efficient per- ed to him for his part in award-I Specifically mentioned in Petty

this station during the last formance of duty as Air Combat War Bond drive, in Officer Shipe's citation was the
week I Information Officer of a fleet air manner in which he "successfully
: USNAAS One lead all
August 23: Mathias Ts'lchoU Fl- photographic squadron"; AMM2c defended the plane in which he wasa
ola and Anne Adeles Bouquet; Arthur R. Shlpe Jr., Shamokin, other stations of the Naval Air crew member against deter.

George L. Bauer and Ruth Margaret Pa., "for meritorious and efficient Operational Training Command in mined enemy fighter opposition
QUESTIONS Hagftrom: August 26: Kay- performance of duty as turret gun- the percentage of participation at- during a torpedo attack on a heavy
mood L. Hays and Colleen Keegan; ner of a torpedo plane during a tained. combatant."
( Ewell Hubert Piddy and Joyce strike against enemy shipping at I Specifically mentioned in Lt. Also decorated at the ceremonywas
FOR THE ANSWERS) While; Denver Tater and Louise Rabaul," and SK3c S. Raymond I Hubbard's citation were his "ef- Chief Photographer's Mate

1. Young King Mihai of Romania Marie Carter. Weeks, Birmingham, Ala., "for ficient briefing of crews engagedin John Van Pflaum, Wauwatosa,
ordered his countrymen to cease August 27: Lojd Miller and Anne patriotic cooperation rendered in : photographic missions and his Wis., who received the Presidential
hostilities against the Allies last Marie Bengston. behalf of the Navy War Finance interrogation of officers and Unit Citation ribbon for serv-
week. Mihai became. King when August 28: Albert L. Foster and Program." : crews upon their return," and ice aboard the famous carrier USS

his father gave up the throne and Erma Lee Hartnian. I Weeks' citation was issued by I his "professional ability and de Enterprise.
from Romania. Who is his -----

father? 'I I Here's A Hunk Of Beautiful Woman .

2. It is easier to float in salt 1 sr ......... .. .. .- .. ..... ........... .1'<' ... <'... ... .
water than in fresh water. Trueor r. N e ;: .c. ;y\

false? < ( r:
3. Here's one for football fans. AMM3c and Mrs. Robert A. Eugene, a F. ,2 :
The Minnesota shift, the Georgia daughter Paula Faye born Thursday. : ;
Tech shift, the Notre Dame shift August 17Sle .RI. : K ti
and Mrs. Mauii'f Bettista. a son r
and the Double Wing Back were Maurice Edwin boi+ n Thursday Aug-
made famous by what coaches? ust 17
Get two out of four. AMUand Mis Leland Leaman. a
daughter Charlene Maiie, born Thursday -
4. Tonto is a famous Indian on u
tnr'Mrs. _
a national radio program. Can youit AMNUc Orlow Ma goon, a 2R
? daughter. Sheila Ann born Thursday ,,
August 17. L- .
1 'Name the following in the or- Lt (Jg) and Mrs. James E. Fov. a
der of their size from the smallest daughter Mary Lou born Thursday

to the largest: cord, thread, rope, I,August AMM3c 17 and Mrs. Eric A. Dunn a r M.
and string. daughter. Carol Ellen, born Friday,
6. The term "Shavian" means: August 18.ARM3c .
Mrs. Derrow,
and Raymond
a. A member of a religious order. a son Ronald James born Friday
b. An admirer of George Bernard August' 18.S2c 5.r A ?V
Shaw.c. and Mrs. Quentlon E. Glbbs, a
born August 18.AOMlc .
son Friday.
One who shaves himself only and Mrs. William Watson, a
once yearly. daughter Kathleen Ann, born Satur-
d. A young Naval officer. day. August l9MrI.
AMM2c Walter Du laga, a
7. How are you on Army Air daughter Gladys Marie, born Sunday
Force slang? The names "Elmer," August 20.SPA1e .
"Norden" and "Togglier" would and Mrs. Bernard Feldman,
a son Erroll Tedda born Sunday Aug-
all be associated with the B-17 ust 20.AMM2c.
Fortress bombing mission on say and Mrs. Sydney MacLran, a 1
tell what daughter, born 21.
Germany Can you part AMM2c and Mrs. d\Walter Parshall. a
they would play in the mission ? son Walter Earl, born Monday, August ,
8. Which of the following au- 21.
Eliot Lt. and Mrs. James L. Smiths a son, ,
thors were women: George born Tuesday, August 22.AMMle "
George Moore, Vincent Sheehan, and Mrs. Vincent Smith, a I
George Sand? son Richard Paul born Tuesday, August II

9. Three or more modern male Lt.22.and Mrs. Thomas II. E. QuImby, I
stars of the movies-one of whom a daughter, Lucy Gardner, born Wed ,
i b> and Mrs. Frederick Lunts-
1.., ames as three Presidents of ford a daughter Doris Fay, bornWednesday ,
th" U.S.A.T Who are they? Get August 23. "'k... ,
two out of three. Sle and: Mrs. Claude McDanlel. a ; \
10. There is an army air field daughter, August Claudia 23. Evon, born Wednesday Don't crowd or push, boys!!!! The picture won't run away. It's Maria Monte, the kind of girl ;you'd ,j
that calls itself the "West Pointof like to get shipwrecked with. :
the Air" and there is a Naval "Annapolis of the Air" Name This by the way, In how Marla Montez appears In her latest picture, "O'p4lYVlhlcat," which ply ,".
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Relations Office at DO expense to the government Copiesare
distributed tree of charge to enlisted and other Natal By J. H. Harper, Chaplain USNK
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Natal Air Tech
nical Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air Who Wasn't ThereBy
Operational Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air Station The Little Man ::

Green Cove Sprln s. Natal! Auxiliary Air statloni U ? Robert T. Weston Lt. ChC USNK
Cecil\ Field. Naval Air' Gunners' School the U. ,
Hospital, and Naval Auxiliary Air I Facilitiesiayport.( This is a call for help. For quite some time I have
been looking for a man of whom I have heard a
Rear Admiral Andrew C McFall. USN
Chief of Natal Air Operational Training great deal. He has a rather strange assortment of
services to offer, but at times I seem to need them
Captain Commandant. USN badly Somehow I never 'can find him. Perhaps

Jacksonville Natal Air Station someone can help me.

Captain Joseph B. Lynch: A-VG). L'SNR His desk is filled and overflowing with peculiar
Commanding Officer citations and awards to be had for the asking.
Naval Air Technical Training Center I Around the bulkheads of his office stand lockers

Captain John J. O'Mailer (MO, USN. I tilled with other supplies more appropriate to the
Commanding Officer linen room than an office. But let a man in trouble
U. S. Naval Hospital 'come in and he will, so I am assured be; offered

Commander Edward E. Oolecek. USN. Immediately a comforting sympathy chit from the ,
Commanding Officer, desk, and, if the trouble la very great a capacious
Naval Air Gunners'" crying towel from one of the lockers. The man who a
Commander William H.: Athford. Jr.. USX.: does this is the man I'm looking for. He has strange Commanding Of iker. Other men's shirts are wet from perspira''
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Sprints
I tion but this man's shirts are soaked at the shoulderby ,.
Commander Samuel G. Mitchell the tears of men In trouble. So great Is his gym. (
Commanding Officer is said that he sobs in perfect \
Naval AIIX Cecil Field pathy that it harmony ,
with his visitors. "
Lieut Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret).
can i Other men have to fill out annoying forms and
Commanding Officer "Wheddye mean don t' joitl ulrighnow'
ya |
Marine Barracks I wait in line, and after they have been permitted to
submit these applications, they must wait for days
Lieut Cot William T. Evans USMC (Ret).
Commanding Officer to get gas, but this man supplies his own He can
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe 'weave spells over the mightiest officials by the

AMUSEMENT CALENDAR power of his voice over the phone. Indeed he is
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited I the man who can wangle anything you want and
without permission of CNS. War Department. :205 E. MAIN STATION the more ridiculous and unreasonable your desire, ,
4nd St., N. Y. C. the more powerful his capacity to get it for you in i

THURSDAY-"Stand by for Action" Robert Taylor Charles Laughton. supposed to be. He is the man to see when you want ;

American Initiative This week's replay', the absorbing tale of a convoy (3)). I II something you shouldn't have. He can get it for you.
Thursday, Student Officers' Auditorium only, "Port of Forty Thieve," Money for dates when you've wasted what you had;
Elsewhere] in the JAX AIR NEWS this I Richard Powers.SUNDAI'"Sweet. I! a ten-day extension of annual I leave to see Aunt j

week under the title of "The Inquiring Re- and Low-Down" Benny Goodman and his Ou'h.I I I Jennie who is coming to see' you the day after your
tra, Linda Darnell Lynn Ban Jack Oakie. Lovers of jlte particularly leave Is up, a transfer to another division so, that
porter, will be found expressions of sentiment will enjoy this delightful musical. It's about a young musician the chief will be sorry that he bawled you out;

from enlisted men relative to the meritsof I who is guided to success' b>' Swingmaster Goodman only to :: limited duty within ten miles of your home: weekend .

a bonus payment after the expiration of run into romantic trouble that almost wrecks' his ('anerI). I liberty while you are in the brig; these are just ..''j

the present conflict. On the whole the sen- MONDAY-"Dragon Seed," Katharine Hepburnalter lln-ton. This a few of the things ha can fix up for you.
that courageous China epic based on a novel b>' Pearl F, Buck will rank I f You see, this man does not realize that war is a ,
timents expressed therein indicate men as one of the great screen plays of the year. It pictures the deep- serious business He agrees with you that it's a '.

in the service are thinking, in a solid way, of rooted famil>' of Ling Tan (Walter Hu ton) as! It turns to guerrilla shame if you can't have just whatever you would ':

the future. fighting before the cruelty of the Jai Invasion portraying the pride, I like to haHe will go off the deep end for :you

We do not feel] that it is within our prov- love and patriotism of the suffering" Chinese.TL'ESDAI"Gypsy I I Just because you are you and he is a--\\'t'I1. I've
Wildcat.) Jon Hall Maria MonteIn' Technicolor {
ince to comment the bonus question but i i I heard him call "chaplain, but I'\e never found
this gaj and exotic: story of gypsies moves 111c'ur""c'IIt'I a chaplain who is like this, Can you help me ? He'a j
the carefully considered answers containedin against a medieval background. Splendid photographv, plenty' of the man I'm looking for.
"The Inquiring Reporter" do show that a'tlon-not to mention lovel.v Maria Montez-help to make Continued on Page Hie.
picture solid entertainment (6)),
our men are THINKING.And .h.-I
1VElNESDAY-"Bride by Mistake.. Alan Marshal I. taraine }) II Radio
Navy Programs \;
that to think is the
ability one peculiar -
A with cast well title about
t I comedy a good as as a good this'story I II 1
". trait of the American service man I a wealthy girl who nearly loses the man she, is in love with b.v THURSDAY

i .. which has enabled us to score victories in trying to make Mire he Isn't Interested in her fortune Is Mire to'' omething for the Glrl.lInt 0700-0715
entertain (S). "Navy Headlines"J1IP 1835-1JUO
, this war despite overwhelming odds, at times. you
(Figures' In parentheses are playing dates at Student' Officers Auditorium "The First I.lne.Ollm (CBS) 2200-2230FRIDAY
The American service man is not regimented I ,)

( to such an (V tent that he has lost his individual Programs are shown at Mainslde Auditorium at 1300 and 1700 and "U. S. -Marine! Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245

] initiative and ability to pull the unexpected flacon Field at 2030. '.Navy News"J 1750: -17.M

thus extricating himself] from a I U. S. Naval Hospital lI..adlln-WJJlP, 1835-1840

tight spot. That is one category in whichhe Thur.daj'-1215, beach trip to Pont Aedra; 1500, Art workshop In Something for the Girls"-WJAX 11)30! -15J45
holds a distinct edge over the men repre- Recreation roomard movie (Cinderella Swings It) at Wards Navj"JIIP (Blue) 2030-

senting the Axis in armed conflict. B-5, D-l and 46. -
l'rltlaIOO.; Badminton and shuffleboard In the Grove.Saturdaj "\\omen in nlue'-WJIIP (Blue); 1400-1430
'-1000, bingo party in Recreation room. *>avy Bulletin Board"-\\PDO

Sundaj'-1500: open house.7R000OOOCOCQQOQQRRRHOP. (Mutual) 1 905-1730
, I Wish They Wouldn't Do It "Navy Mngs"JAX 20-2030SUNDAY

i I: "' Bj Sgt. Albert A. Schmid : -

,j (Blinded bx a Japanese grenade on Guadalcanal c I Divine Services I I "Bluejacket Choir"-UMBR (CBS! ) 1100) -1130
after killlnx 300 Japa, holder of the Navy Cross. g Breezes ga "America in the Air"-\\'. IIU:' (CBS) lfOO-130
His story was told In LIFE Magazine and In the i "Pa<'illc Storj"-\\JAX (NBC) 2830-2400MONDAY
rook Al Schmid-Marine.I bv Roger Butterfleld)
Sometimes when I'm walking along the street g Salty Humor From g Frtf.faB' Chapel 1: Mitti Read .Bd
with somebody at my arm I hear people saying Birmingham Au.ue, "U. S. Navy Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
things like "Isn't It too bad" and "The poor fellow" g = 0710 Holy Communion. "Bill Nalle, Bluejatket Pianist"-
0830: -Recruit Divine service. '
like that. I know be \\ mlt ] 30-145
things to
they mean sympathetic I 0* TO-Training Center Dixlne Ie r\.t r-t. 5
but I wish, they wouldn't do it. I know' Adam First 09.10: -Sunday School (mall chapel), "Navy News"-WJAX 1750-17M

quite a few fellows ,,'ho. are back from the war, i I Tis said that Adam was the 1045 1845-Onernl V tervice.Divine service 'Navy Headlines"WJIIP JM5-1840
Knot like in different and we're ecper Something for the Olrl.-WJA'C: 1D30-1945
up me, onlj places, first man to be awarded an oak Catholic Chapel l: Mottla Read ud
all alike in one respect. We don't like to be pitied leaf cluster. Birmingham Areaue, TUESDAY

IfI I Every once In a while I'll meet a guy who takes I S e a 06.10 0700-Ma Mann.... o. "Something for the Girls"-V'MBR 0700-0715

hold of my hand and says "Put >r there Smitty, Double Trouble 0830-Ma.a. "Bands to Battle"M.MBR (CBS) 1730-1745
>'ou're looking swell:" and I can tell by hilt voice I Wile "I suspect my husband of 0930-Ma.., "Navy HeadlineWIIP '. 1835-1840

he really means It That's the kind of thing we like having an affair with his stenographer 1700 1 tOO-Mus.-Mas*. "Ask Your Navy"-:WJIIP jt'\ 2100-2130

to hear. I ." Chriatiaa Sf'luf'e Srrtlc M..tla "Hall of Mon'tzurna"-WPoq K
Sure, we look different than we did and we can't I I Maid: "Oh, you're just saying Road aid Iflrmiagham A\tmm (Mutual) .T J230-2300WEDNESDAY
An things the way we did. But there's a lot we can 1100-Small chapel.
that to make me jealous kK"Navy
Jewish lee Mulla
lo. The other day, I went out in the country, above : Road kid '
Are..e News" 1765"Navy
I I C e e Birmingham amall ehaptl) -WJAX 1750-
Philadelphia and went coon-hunting with some of :' 1700-Sabbath service (Friday). HeadlineJIIP 1835-1840
my old buddies there. \Ve took the dogs and some Getting Ready 2000: -Sabbath service (Friday).
I Two little girls were sitting on 0810-Dexotlont (Saturday).
guns and cut right across the fields and throughthe I the curb in front of a house. 1000-Devotion* (Sunda) Cecil Field I
woods; climbing over fences and waded in the sister's to From Other Papers "
"My going get mar-
creeks; It felt good to hate some soft dirt under ried tomorrow." between prosperity and depression,

my feet again. Somebody had to help me, but th }"re' "Yeah?" can you tell me?" Morale is an intangible feeling almost Im__
the kind of who do It without I
people can making
"Yup She's upstairs! now getting "Well my boy, In prosperity we to define yet no American endeavor has yet succeeded -
me feel It. I figured I hadn't lost everything whenI
have wine and what
her torso ready. women song. In without that one thing. Morale is
mild out like .
go I S aSwept depression we have beer, mamma causes men of the crusier San Francisco to glow
upend! a lot of time up on a platform war and radio." when that battle-scarred Is mentioned It
Horizon ship
bond rallies and war plants and meetings of different -
kinds, telling people what It's like out there I Captain: "Have you cleaned: the h rt cause men from the destroyer Bone to say "I'm
where the Marines HTP. I'd be there myself If I deck and polished the brass ?" Wrong Bus caused men form" the destroyer Borie to say, "I'm

could (still hoot, but I can't, so I'm doing the bet I Gob: "Yes, sir and I've sweptthe Two soldiers had Just managedto off the Borie.
1 ran for the duration, Hut I hate to admit I'm getting horizon with my: telescope." stagger aboard a street car One of the greatest Incentives toward a more
j One of them turned to the closely knit Air Station is closer contact between
e c nearest
some fun out of life too-I like to go down to
the barber shop In the afternoon and shoot the Silence Golden uniformed person and offered a men and the base newspaper serves that purpose

breeze, or dig In the Victory Garden with my wife I I A liquor, food, and a mattress fare next besj to human contact As no one personcan
"Sorry, I can't take it. know all his shipmates and their storiwr a
telling me where to stick my shovel or go to a salesman were sitting at a small a
night club and hear Jimmy Durante. I'te learned to : table drinking beer and engrossed naval officer." newspaper acts as the introducing agent and builds

play the accordlan and type my own letters. I'm i|Iin deep conversation. The liquor "Holy smoke, Joe," shouted the that thing called morale.
even helping around the house a little since I got salesman spoke first and said: jeep to his buddy, "Jet's get offahere. The mechanical part of setting up the paper can

married. I'm not through with living by a long hot, "You know, I hate to see a woman We've boarded a bloomln' be changed and improved but first it must have
and neither are the other boys Just let people remember drink alone" "I hate to see a battleship" the support of the personnel. It it is not interesting,
that, and forget the pity. woman eat alone," added the food *. V M v. it is not worth supporting so let's make it In-
Philadelphia Navy Yard Beacon. I salesman. "Stand at attention." teresting and newsy, and still remain within regula"dons
t The mattress salesman Maintained ""I of the Navy -- The Klamalr Pelican.
-- ,---- am sir It's -the uniform .
g Navy personnel in the Ninth Naval District will a gentlemanly silence. that's at ease" The e
ever-busy staff was
be> given every opportunity to cast ballots in the I S a a a ..*.Hfttf. Hospital
ever before in the last
Hospital's history
coming Presidential election, as well as in any other Move Along Mink WI\
needay, as six babies-five and a girl-
tate or local election in which they are intereeted "Any nice girls! In this town?" r No, my child Minsk S Is not where delivered during a 16-hour boys between :

To make sure of this, machinery to provide the "And how! They're all nice!" your Mama's mlnsk coat came 2037, for a new record that period eclipsed the total of four
cuary facilities for carrying out provisions of the "Oh well, how many miles to the from Minsk is where the Russians babies born on May 25,
service men'a absentee voting law has been eel next town?"
: up made minnkmeat of the Another baby born last morning.
fe\| the Dietl(let under supervision .of Rear Ad-I S e Wehrmacht. Now: go take your bringing the total was since Friday to V2. The total

Rural A. S. Carpender District Commandant.Great Some Dilfereee .. .. 4 bedtime vitamlntk ,and )et Papa for th entire year of 1943 January was 83. .!

Lakes Bulletin. "Daddy, what's the difference read) the paper .. I -The AirshiP

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31 August, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five j,

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p:' Requests Made To Red Cross For Help TIll'Y ENJOY Another Effort


to" Vary From Serious To Humorous Angle AT Slat Made To Have You '1

,I. The Red Ten' member of the Naval

tell that the Cross sailor workers was embarrused could. I rector received a telegram. Theman's hill bride-to-be was under age- .er\'lC'e but JMW formerly somewhere stationed la the here At-. Get Your ChecksUnless

The way he slowly shut the wife was In a hospital recovering and her father was halfway lantlc. anxious '
are to
door the way he stood there un. I from an operation. The across, the continent. That' of the JAN AIR NEWS get accordIng copies. J(! N a val r JacksonvilleCredit

S easily twisting his white hat In crippled child was also in a hos where the Ked Crow stepped in. to a letter-received Union checks are picked up
t hU hands pital. One of the children was In A wire wa tent to the local here and ; from the Directory west wing Station i 1
Finally he turned to the recep a home and the third child was chapter la the girl's home town. them signed by each or ,| Post Ottlceby 1 September it J

tionist. "Some one tolU me," he being cared for by a neighbor.A Her father was (contacted his may be necessary to return them
.' wrote "we
stammered "that you folks help couple of days later a special approval obtained and back were fortunate in to the conservator in Jacksonville

a fellow out If he neds something delivery letter arrived outlining across the wire came the okay. ing two very cople of the JAN acquir All which will make it much more in. !
real bad. I the entire story-a complete report The marriage came off on sched XKWS. 'l' convenient for the shareholders to
The words came slowly and deliberately -I of the family's financial con. ule. and ese copies were read get their money it has been announced .

a* though It took extia- 1 ditlon. and a doctor's statement on Stories like these are just an Indication of enjoyed many time by all I .

ordinary effort to get them out i the health of each member of the of the many great services us Many name and occurrence j These 15 cent
t familiar per
His face flushed, he hesitated (I family The local chapter conclud- 'I rendered by the Red Cross I majority were but the checks are payable to the
were As
then he continued. "I haven't any I ed the report with the suggestion to men In uniform. Working cease- In Jacksonville new.since almost we were the shareholders of the Navair Jack

money and I need a few personal I that the"lIor's presence would lessly and without regard to per- beginning, we feel that we sonville Credit Union now and ,

,'w things-some tooth paste soap help matters materially. I sonal inconvenience the field director If at all possible, entitled are.to have been handed over to the Directory
and shaving cream ." I The facts were brought to the and his staff here main. should
some record of the Payees present
Immediately -referred to of attention of officer. tain 24 hour schedule. At happeningsaboard.
one the personnel i a daily their pass book and I. D. card oremployee's '"
the assistant field directors he And a few Says later the sailor all times of the day or night one of ,\
All la all. we consider the button. Checks must be "
painstakingly explained that after was on a train speeding homeward them Is standing by ready to give JAX AlIt NKUS the I signed for receipt. 1
" his dependency the made attention perfect I upon :.
allotment insurance trip possible by a instant to the problemsof
I for
source this Information
and other items were deducted Cross emergency loan. In addition any serviceman or woman would be It Over 150 checks for a 35 per

from his pay little was left andS Iin his pocket was some money given whether it be a verification of a greatly appreciated If cent liquidating dividend from the I
I}I you could send the I
everything above what he actually him by the Red Cross to buy wire requesting a sailor's presenceat to us." weekly copy Credit Union handed over to the i I

needed for absolute necessities he : a specially made pair of shoes for home because of illness or deathin War Bond office in January have .j

sent home to his wile and three I the crippled child. II the family the extension of a Personnel signing the letter not yet been called for These ;j

I children one of whom was crip I The story might end here,* but loan to make an emergency leave were Crum: II. G. Clark AlI; K.I checks have also been sent to the ,

, pledHe ''it doesn't The Red Cross chapterin possible or whatever the case may J I, AMIc, AMIc; K. A. Directory for delivery to the payees J
, A M.
didn't have to say any moreHe the man's home town is trying be. I G. Mealy Gilf-hrlst'l All hands who are shareholdersin
Jackson AMIc W.
was granted some money immediately to arrange for the Navy wife to The role of this organization of I ; the Navair Jacksonville Credit
moo. W. C.
I 1 get away for a week or two's rest.I mercy in the current world struggle I ; Zimmerman. I Union are urged to cooperate with :.
Eater that month he was back i i This la not an isolated case It Is a varied one The Red Cross I ; K. P. Blake AM2e; W. I the Directory by picking up their

aejala. This time he had failed to is typical of the scores that are II. Gay nor. AMJc and W. lI'j I checks at the earliest opportunity.
Harbin. AM2c.Famed :
draw any pray Sympatheticallythe I handled by the Red Cross on this ___ ___ __
Ked Cross man IMened to station every month. Some do not family a fighting man I II j on fast carriers by the Hellcat '

hi .lory- nd the pallor went on always have such a happy ending I relief, will locate servicemen for j; Skipper Of I ( F6F) these new Wildcats still .i

y" hi* way with a small 10... I but no matter what the problem inquiring families, Including pris rank among the world's beat light

Next month the seaman again no matter what the circumstances oners of war and will assist both i I planes for carrier operations, and .1

put in an appearance. 'I haven't the Red Cross stands ready to lend the serviceman and his family In {' Air Group Twelve have showed themselves well able I II

heard from my wife in some time" its utmost aid the solution of all personal and Ito I cope with Jap fighters in recent -

he slid with agitation in his voice, I As In the ease of the officer business' problems I I I I combat.

"I don't know what to do." II I from one of the outlying fields, A. G Sea through Is the field I Comdr Joseph C. "Jumping Joe" Ten of these fighters attacked

"" A long distance call was made the request may be unusual The director on this station The as- Clifton who won fame as the skip- 35 to 40 Jap planes off Saipan and

t> the local Red Cross chapter in officer wanted to get married. sistant field directors are Charles !, per of the Navys intrepid Air shot down ten without loss to

his home town A complete report i iI lie had even made arrangements Adams, Robert A. Brown. W E. Group 12 has reported for duty as themselves The torpedo planes:: .

mi the family was requested. The i j' for the happy event with the : Dietz and Victor R Sheldon whois I training officer at the U. S. Naval 1 carried by these carriers are the

!' following_ i morning _the field di- chaplain.. Then it developed that I stationed in NATTCen Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove I Avengers. also designed by Grumman .
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Springs Naval officials

r A Brother's Complaint The Little Man I today announced I I 1 The "baby flat-top" played a
? Sports Program ,
major role in the German
quelling -
w &ia U goior with :liar. Air Croup 12. under Comdr. Clifton's
:U'- submarine
At first It dido't ; menace in the Atlantic
Hut BOW the family's talk U fall guidance. (U credited with destroying and in coveting landings in
c Is At .... Who Wasn'tThere 102 'I
Arranged Or sailor tally ph. enemy planes, damaging Africa and the Aleutians, in the
, We ( 4 It rather bard at first 70. sinking 104.400 tons ofshipping
Tit follow all bU spwb. Pacific where for the first time
Mere talk U dilfrrrat .. hard hip and damaging 198,500/ they have been used in larger numbers
Naval HospitalThe Iliaa. It U ".a 1k. b ,*<'ti." tons more during over a year'
Fbr when th.. time t. eat tarn ....4. combat duty from Guadalcanal
I. lit slugs! ..! .1'...." fur food --
Recreation Department of %nd always "*!.... It d.,,'. tttf hatch," Continued From Page Four the Indian Ocean

the American Red Cross arranged \\\\ hick tslkt.g
a sports program for the patients lit talk like other res.'s; chapel know all about him but I've record In two word*-"morale
I t at the U. S. Naval Hospital this tr. rrpt lie rail the lettuce "'raM." I never found him there where they I and teamwork." lie MidIt's Across English Channel I

week Aad rrlrrr jet/ r.I.I. **..!_ he is and the I do the ability to work together
Hi ".ally" talk .rr. I say chaplains France (CNS-The Navy's big
The program was Initiated by a And hard <. vBdriaa>d.Hr see are so dit rent that I don't : without individual .tarn, thatgives efficient LSTs (Landing Ships,
and football. tail the canoed milk "11'*. r.w," IM the edge. If the
movie on boxing have courage to ask them what II Jap Tanks) now are being used to
And br rait ".nod," ( '
These films were obtained throughthe Mia racy s.gsr acme for rflr I ant They are so different that I plan a raid and everything goes ferry railroad trains across the ,

courtesy of Lt. Marty Karowof Are rrrlaialy it joke: just can't talk to them about it. according to lloyle, they'll do a English Channel into }France the,
the Physical Education Dept. He rail it rrrrytfeiac from "...4.; They seem to think a man oughtto good job. But they're not real Navy has announced.
." .
T sad plain "Jamokr,
at NATTC. I take pride in his work instead team players If things get memc the
The .pint<'ktr rail l'.o'>.>, I Recently Navy said one
Moat of the activities planned .And raBdiua alway k.dirmt of in goldbricking. They seem to l up they forget about the rt LST ferried a complete train

for the patients take place in "The t.... _hri ..r h.... spachrtti: think a fellow ought to try to ; of the club and begin to fightas across the channel and returnedto
tie "Ihrvw the
sass M* W MB>*
Grove," the Hospital outdoor recreation The tkirkrm. kf rail "_.-(.It," keep up the standards of home iuditiduaU- England for more work withta
and at Ponte Vedra The I. "rrd -- ----
spot ketchup -lead. life One fellow who had been up

Beach The. wattle mrr" >r.lliil. .BntattthiU ,". to Captains Mast five times for Young Actor Isn't Now
\ pank i* *l thrr brradFrird Playing
On Tuesday a ping-pong tournament fih i* '.fr.ir. ...rkhp.," drunkenness told me the chaplain
was played off Table tennis "_a-d...t" his ..mr for ...U; just plain refused to try to fix it I
has proved very popular with convalescent \\ ..... hr rail. the pepper "My-operka," for him told him that while
)/a ....1'1, tailed.. a bait a
men. The winner and III sal beside .y father I man kept on being a drunk he I
runner-up will receive prizes. And Mended elbow ...*.; didn have any pull except with a -1"1.t,1
have been Hr 1 locked. at had .... said: "Sty Mate,
and Thursday bottle. the
Tuesday tttf in seer tarbard b..r." Why chaplain even sa
scheduled for trips to Ponte Vedra \\ .. finally raahl' on lb., I bawled one guy out for wantinga

Beach. A special bus will be fur- Aed now are. _disc flue, O divorce when his wife had used
11'r Is bell.I for three o'clock jf
nuhed by the Duval County Red U beai sty we are lellmc lire up his allotment for food and rent. t .

Cross Motor Corps About 35 men Ubeai. Ma |*e* ,. the. ('11,., How can you deal with a guy like ,, t I
will mike the tnp each time. Patients fir raw ..... to the .,....- that ? I wish I belonged to a ,
Am* Someone ak w where tk. la
in casts and on crutches may Ve say she'a "(... ash.r.." church so I could quit it just to.
make this trip and enjoy the sun- taster rail a floor n "derk.M. show him what I think of a guy i,
shine and ocean breeze while those T. bear her talk i. ..,...1: like that. But you know, if I did
T. her a roof. a. "overhead.
who are able may also swim in .% wl.dow Is a "port" h<>'d probably think I ought to go

the ocean or the sulphur pool at T....... '.., if ..-...... sets "(..1..<1..p," to church! He does anyway! I i
Vedra. These semi-weekly l>r tone' stew trouble. rouses: I
Ponte Aad had start to to. plals>. :Ma u"Now >.: Why any fool knows that when
outings have been in process all ..a. III..'. beat ,..r rums.** there's a war on there's no sense ,i
summer. Approximately 500/ men Dad "__', tie his It* vow, I
.." trying to be decent. But that i
of I lonlead be "bead It I
hive already taken advantage N bile 4.mo.* says the kid "*...'ed chaplain doesnt! I don't want toI,I
them off," see him; I want to see the other i
On Friday new badminton and la place .. "they have ...*." the j
who fixes for
I guy one things
courts will be initia May nays Dad's suit i* "shipshape"Wheat .
shuffleboard I
the fit I* real tip-top. you.
ted In The Grove. Complete equipment Hot if ..'* ..t .. ..... she ..,.
for these games is on hand "That 'latb-ap .i.', .. ....." I You see. I'm tired of war. I'vebeen '
of Navy Wheat: Pappy g.e. to work jest ...rHe in almost six months, and all
the cooperation
through say he'* ( too;* I've had is nine days boot leave,
officials and the Red Cross All "'.iI.. :Mother ".....*" ..4 ..e'er.rr.
.b.. and I'm still a seaman second.
invited to play learn I .
S pttients are A* sure she used to .... Here I am a hero, sacrificing everything
observe I ., /v4t
ur The pure sure ba* cooe **lly.Hbirb for my country and I i idon.t
---- : aaake* ae 1.1..1 IroofeUK
.r ...... Ma says "<'o_. here rbap"i get any recognition for it. :
Commercials i i I co there ".e the do ble." I not even from the chaplain! 4 4
wish that "tar" woald "weigh biaorhor
FOB c.1i.E ," I At least they might let me sleep J ,
Three piece bedroom suite with loner .tod do what I oft thick; I'late in the mornings I have a .7.
Six In.* nullre One enamel kitchen "...1.. hi* bow" and "trio his .....," headache after being I _
not which Includes table and fourrh.sira. .led co jaaap lo the ..41rl...." I II I every morning
One maple baby bed. Call WII"t :M brooch "ballior the breeae" and out late with a bottle the
11* *. 52J: Mo loc the blue.," I'm ore: I I night before. I keep getting on I
PontUc Coupe Perfect con.1UI.tn s. for the ...... I'll just "reave ....."
Coot tires Or will trade fur 11 liter "1'.1.-1." a... ..l'' 'mre." report( for missing muster. I wanta
rir First payment $.iJJ. Phone J. K ----- -- chaplain who will fin it for me. ''T' .J

Tuttle 19, at m Kit 8tT. between Z p: ntaivl : .I but I can't find oqg. Won't some ,.,,r r

ttefoie p. Sept. 2 dinette set and b>*J- Quiz Contest body please tell me where he is'
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r xwii suite with' Inner spring .Irtjt"i
( ; KKI cnh.lltlon Mill sell. for S115
for the automatic 'Nordenis
A Randolph St (QUESTION- : : ...KAiiON
Fun 1'o.\I.t utTIU..t: PACE 3) the name of the inventor of the
tall Pontiac J. R. luttle Contact at famous American bombsight : and tiF
O Club from 2pm. until U p. ni ANSWERS: Toggller" is the Air Force nick i

At Dewey W I'ark.%>T In TO A. aIstYAutomobile I J. King Carol name for the bombardier II | (

In good condition Naval Call: I 2. True. Silt water U heavier I 8. George Eliot whose real name
SlU Hoiowlt PhVtl Ext 575 I than fresh water and a person' was. Mary Ana Evans and George

iti.p.1. W.\STtU: buoyancy U therefore greater I Sand whose real name was Anian "J
VVjnt 3. Minnesota shift Williams
Park Avenueta .... ,
thj stela block: of Boon -
NAH his Orte a. Worklnit hour ; Georgia Tech shift-John 9. John Garfield Robert Taylor I'eter Youmans Is not playing now, He's going through the boot i

.om. aTll to 17DO. second duty aecon. Heiaman; Notre Dame shift- Gary Grant Van Johnson, Tom Tyler paces at the Technical raining Recruit Center here, but befoul \

.. Contact URO\N. 11. T. Y3c.xt. | Knute Rockne; Double Wing Back I fete came Into the Navy he played a major role In the popular I
trf1.y cash for used car In (*>>'l -Pop Warner 1\\). "West Point of the Air:' Randolph Broadway show "Ufe With Father. Youman's took the part .CCUreuca

rendition! UNto C. A. J< ft.oJR Tel. 4. Tonto IM theN Looe Ranger'spal. Field, Texas; and "Annapo- j l>ay, Jr. IN the how and It necessitated hit having hi* j< ,

intension! 83T7. LOT j Its of the Air" Naval Air Station half dyed rod every two weeks<< for It U naturally brow. Although/ "pit )

Woman's glasses In dark blue e***. 5 Thread string, cord rope PensacoLa Flo. wa hU Broadway debttt' the 18- Schenectady, N. V., actor 'f'f
Lost en lout from Dewey Park t.> StJ- 6. B, an admirer of G. B. Shaw. -r-+j ."- vji -- I Win given the third largest part In the show and h., played U for .
returned to h R. ,
lion Kltchle.. Rewaid ACMM,If\'I. PHone 84: !W. II I Ii 7. "Elmer" U thei airman's name I Send the JAK Air News home! 10 month ,




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31 August 1944

Lieut. Don Faurot Named

'. Scene At Mason Field During Daily Football Practices i

; : ; Head, Don Faurot Coach, one of the Of nation's FootballLieut leading coaches in

i }:' ; i' .. i L pre-war football, will arrive at the Naval Air Station "very,, \

soon" to take over the helm of the 1944 all-station team, it 'fIJ

was announced yesterday by Lieut. Comdr. L. E. Haskell,

.:.:"' physical training and athletic officer _
lie will report here from the

: A And R WAVES U.school S. Monmouth Navy. flight college preparatory, Ill.

LIAz4c: ; Employing the T formation,
I Lieut. Faurot coached for eight

i Take On SeaboardIn years before of Missouri the war at where the University la-

i 1940 he took his Tigers to the
j Softball Duel Orange Bowl and In 1912 took
them to the Sugar Bowl for post
t a Assembly and Repair, spring and season games .
summer champs In WAVES soft- Last year aa coach of the U. S.
ball, battle the flashy Seaboard Navy pr -flight school at Iowa
Railroaders, civilian girls team, City, he led the Seahawks
from Jacksonville in a game start- through a brilliant season In
4S Ing at 1900 this evening. which they lost'only to Notre
The contest is the second In a Dame, 14 to 13.
six-game series being played with In other games the Seahauks,
the Railroaders. A. and R. has sparked by Bus Mert*, Dick
been selected to represent the Todd and Frank Maznlckl, rolled
WAVES in three of the tilts whilean over Illinois, 32 to 18; Ohio
all-star team will play in the State, 28 to 13; Iowa State, S3 4i'\.
other three.'tonight's. to 13; Iowa, 25 to 0; Missouri, .,J
( lineup for A. and R. 21 to 6; Fort Riley, 19 to 2; Mar-
will probably be: Brasher, 2b; S. quette, 46 to 19; Camp Grant, 28
Walraven to 13; and Minnesota, 32 to 0.
Alvis, Ib; Thompson, ; ,
cf; Booth, c; Waits 3b; Bowman, In '40 Missouri played a great
rs; B. Hall, If; Publicover, rf; and Georgia Tech team in the Orange
Holm an, p. Bowl, losing 2 All-American
In the first game of the series, Pitchin' Paul Christman was :MIs-
it the Railroaders edged out the souri's ace that year. In '42 Mis-
WAVE all-stars, 8 to 7. The all- souri battled Fordham in mud at

. .. I stars narrowly missed a triumph. the Sugar Bowl, losing 2 to 0. All-
Lieut. Gene Goodreault, extreme right, All-American end at Boston College In 1940, ahd later foot- Trailing by five runs going Into American Bob Steuber was the
ball coach at the University of Havana, works with end candidates for the 1944 all-station team. With the last half of the final inning, Tigers star that year.
practice little more than a week old, emphasis is still on the fundamentals of offensive and defensive the all-stars broke loose with a Christman and Steuber were
play. four run rally which ended as probably the two outstandingbacks
Innis, the pitcher, fanned with the coached by Lieut. Faurot at
- bases still loaded. Missouri. Christman a great
Fliers End Season By Taking Series The all-star lineup was: Blean, and Steuber a hard and elusive passer

VM 2b; Quinlan, M 1, cf; Wutke, runner Christman's entrance into
From St. Augustine Coast Guard VPB 2 (1), c; Moore, Ft, Iss; pro ball was blocked by the war
Hataway, VM, If; Pelletan, Rl, 3b; but Steuber played a few games
Climaxing a brilliant season, the Naval Air Station Fliers with Bob Misenheimer, P. L., rss; Fannin, with the Chicago Bears last year,
Vickery hurling five-hit ball edged out the St. Augustine Coast GuardS Syn., Ib; King, PT, rf; and In- enough to prove his mettle to the
1 to 0 on Francis Field in the Ancient City last Saturday.The nis, p.Dates. pros.

triumph gave the Fliers a of the other games and The '42 season, Lleut. Faurot's
record of 31 triumphs and eight Life Saving Tests opponents for the Seaboard Railroaders I last year as an intercollegiate
defeats over the season and also a are: 7 Sept. All-Stars; 14 coach, saw his Missouri Tigers win
4 to 3 nod over the Stars in the Are Last Of Year Sept A and R; 21 Sept. All-Stars; eight games in a 12 game schedule .

.seven games played between the The last opportunity of the and 28 Sept., A. and R. and also the Big Six confer-
teams this -'
year. year for personnel of this Sta- = ence crown.
In the third inning, the Fliers tion to qualify as Red Cross That year Missouri beat Ft.
By Edmund Walsh. Y2c tallied their only run off Doyle senior life savers will be next NAS Softball Riley, 31 to 0; St. Louis, 38 to 7;
Lade, Coast Guard ace. Bill Mc- Monday 4 Sept. at 0900. Colorado, 26 to 13; Kansas State,
In the person of Lieut. Don Closkey opened the inning by pop- Tests will be given by Cecil Team Is ChampThe 46 to 2; Iowa State 45 to 6; Ne-
r Faurot who reports here ping out to the third baseman. Wolfson 26 6 Kansas 42 to 12,
Sp(A) Ic, of the braska, to ; ,
t within the next ten days, the Johnny McCullough lined a single physical training department at Naval Air Station Softball and Iowa pre-flight, 7 to 0. Missouri
all-station football team will into left field. Vickery sacrificed pools one and two, which ad- team made it two in a row over lost to Wisconsin, 17 to 9;
McCullough to second base. Don joins the Ship's Service build the Banana River Naval Air Sta- Great Lakes 17 to 0; and Ford-
have one of the finest coachesin Cross drove ball into left
a ground tion winning to 0 at tie
ing. ham 20 to 12. There was one
the nation. field, McCullough scoring. That Banana River last Tuesday and game with Oklahoma, 6 to 6.
His is with was the only run of the day. clinching the north-central Naval In addition to Christman and
name synonymous A and R WAVES VictorsIn
Vickery in his four triumphs over Air
Operational Training Com-
the rise of football at the Univer- Steuber, outstanding players to
I the Stars beat them 3 to 2 twice
sity of Missouri. His '36, '39 and Summer Softball mand title. perform for :Missouri in recent
'41 teams topped the conferenceand 2to1andItp1. Bill Lee, duplicating Stan Poin- years were: Darold Jenkins, a cen.
at least three of his star play- Fliers. 1-Stars 0 Assembly and Repair's WAVE tek's feat of Monday at Mason ter; Don Reece, fullback; HarryIce
softball team walked
off with
ers won All-American honors. Stan Filers top Field, turned in a no-hit performance quarterback; Mike Fitzgerald
The trio included Pitchin' Paul ab,h.o.a. ab.h.o.a. honors in the summer softball before a crowd of 1500 Naval guard; and Ed Hodges, tackle.
,cf 3010 Cross,3b 4 1 0 1Auffltto,2b league, going through the season
Christman, Bob Steuber, a great 4103 Andersn 4030 undefeated.The personnel. Best teams turned out at :Missouri
runner, and Darold Jenkins, a Stevens.1t 4100 Lyons.2b 4141 A and R team had NAS, winners of the northern by Lieut. Faurot were the
standout center.In leln.ss'ride 4123 Vannl.cf 4120 the previously half league, scored in the fourth '36 eleven which won six games,
.c: 4160 3051: won spring crown, taking
J the Navy last year, Lieut Olive lb 4 114 0 Wefner.lb 3070 ten straight games without a set- inning when Whitey Hendrickson I lost two and tied one; and the
Faurot added to his ever-building llve.lbWoodrf 3030 McClsky.rf 3020 back. The champs are noV team- led off with a walk, went to sec- '39 and 41 teams which had Iden-
reputation as a top coach by lead -Ade.p 4113 1105: Vlckery.p McClIgh.U: 2001Sucaro 3140 ing with an all-star combine in ond on John Slater's sacrifice and tical records, eight won and two
ing the Iowa Navy "Seahawks"through Kasid 1100 opposing the Seaboard Railroad. came home on Archie Carter's single lost.
a schedule of 10 games to right-center field. -'=1 j
I 30'4'27"4xBatted Summer
I with only one defeat, that to Totals for 3282714 Lade Totals n ninth. 4 VV. L. Bob Welker, batting star of the Nicholson Is RBI
1 Notre Dame in a heart breaking, Air Station 001 000 000-1 and Repair 6' 0 contest, figured prominently in the KingThe
: 14 to 13 contest. Coast Guard 000 000 000-0 Officers WAVES Unit 4 4 1 2 seventh inning. G. T. Murphy walk- Cubs' Bill Nicholson, only
Run. McCullough. Error, Muffoletto.
I I Run batted In, Cross. Two-base hits, NAOTC j 3 ed. Slater singled and then Wel- National Leaguer with 400 RBI in
Pitching magic in the person of Olive, Pride. Sacrifice hit Vickery Synthetic 2 4 ker slammed a long home run into. the last four years, is nearing his
Bob Vickery, the Naval Air Sta- Left on bales Air Station 4. Coast VM Supply Unit- 1 0 4 6 right-center field. 100th of 1944, which will make him
Guard 8. Hits, off Vickery 8 In 9 Innings -
tion's ace, baffled the classy St. Lade 4 in 9 innings. Bases on Welker with a home run and a the only man with 500 for the
Augustine Coast Guard Stars four balls off Vickery 3, Lade 0. Struck single led the hitters.Air five years starting 1940. Frank
. i times this season, enough to give out. by Vickery 4 Lae'hin lilt gb plt- Mickey Owen, of the Dodgers, is (Reds) McCormick his nearest
her Colgan pltch- listed as the only catcher who ever Station OOO 010 3-Hl 5[
I the Fliers a 4 to 3 edge over the LOsfnr
Vickery. the four-year
er pitcher Lade. Time retired an opposing side Banana River NAS 000 000 0-0 0 0 over
I Stars in seven games played between of game 1:SO. Umpires, Oman (P), by Lee and Slater, Jacksonville Van stretch, needed 128 this year to
) the clubs. Versatto (B). I three foul flies in one inning. and Nelson, Banana River ; reach the 500 mark.
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I St. Augustine last Saturday said: Physical Training Department's Staff Of Water Instructorsr'

I "All Vickery has to do is toss .. .. ... Training
-, ':'" v .. ..V"" .... .
! his glove out there on the mound ;
and that's enough to beat the
Stars." I.
The former Duke star will tell
you it's a little bit tougher than
that, for the Stars, state semipro f!)
champs this year, have a
real ball club.Vickery's "

mastery over them, JIP"';:
however, is uncanny. lie studies
every batter and pitches to his
weakness. Even Lou Klein, one
of the batting kings of the
American Association in '42 and
Cardinal lead off man last year,
could do no better than two infield -
singles off him In four

Personnel of the Station have
enjoyed watching Bob work lie's
a gentleman on and off the
mound, a talented flinger and a
fine fellow. Bob may not be
hurling for NAS next season,
but, wherever he serves, we hope
he has a chance to curve 'em In
once In a while and stay In
shape for a brilliant baseball
career ahead. : L k
S a

One of the physical Instructors

training aircrewmen of squadronVPB j
t21}, units one and two, is This Is the staff of swimming instructors who have conducted classes in many types of water training at main station pools during the
Jack Dunlap S2c, football captainof summer. Trent row, I. to r., F. r. 1'owderly, J. J. Knako, M. F. Youmans, UolfMn, T. O. Ouattlebauni C. llroeU IL Dodd,
the 1934 Duke University foot and C. M. Blakeslee. Back row, Lieut. Comdr. L. E. Ha,kell, Physical Training Officer: Lfc J. Kew sier, LL llrl) VSlS', 11r. Close, Lt.
Continued on rage Seven If. fclgel, Lt. (Jg) J. Edison Lt. T. McCann and Lieut Tin Carey, officer In charge of shimming and water training.

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August, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS: Page Seven

.i, NAS Softball Team Wins NAOTC North-Central Title 18 DecoratedAt Seven Heroes At

Ceremonies NAAS Green Cove

I Here SaturdayContinued Win Decorations

l From Page One Continued From Page One

Marine First Lieut. Walker L. Luebke, Ann Arbor, Mich., the
Murphy, Cheyenne, Wyo., fighter I Presidential Unit Citation, and Lt.
pilot, who, while on duty in the R. C. Stevenson, Webster City,
Solomon Islands area last Winter, Iowa and Lt J. K. Brothers, Mon
took part in numerous escorts of roe, La., special letters of com
bombers "which resulted in the reduction mendation.

of the Bougainville and A fighter plane pilot, Lt. James
j Buka airfields and abetted the won his DFC for extraordinary
cover over our successful landingson achievement during a raid on Ra
Treasury Island and Empress baul last November. "Despite intense -
Augusta Bay." I anti-aircraft fire from shore

Lieut. (Jg) John S. Moore, Jr., batteries and ships, he escorted
Lcpanto, Ark., fighter pilot, who I bombers up to the final break-off
during U. S. raids on Truk April point," says his citation. "He then
29 and 30 of this year, knocked outa skillfully retired through the antiaircraft
vital communication causeway, I. barrage and, although at-
sighted and assisted in shooting tacked by three enemy fighters,
down an enemy torpedo plane, and succeeded In reaching the rendezvous -
carried out aggressive strafing and : where he again assumed his
bombing attacks in the face of escort duties."
heavy anti-aircraft fire, destroying of
Comdr. Cooke, former skipper
.. planes on the ground and lamag-
received his
I a fighter squadron,
ing vital shore installations.In .
Raid on Kurelians Gold Star for leading his squadronas
escort for a bomber strike on
Lieut. (Jg) Donald P. Norton, Rabaul last February. "During the
4II Stevens Point, Wis., PBY pilot who retirement," his citation states, -
served as second pilot in one of "numerous enemy fighter planes
;t the Navy patrol planes making the I
.__ attacked formation and by
,'. .... first night reconnaissance and skillful airmanship, he succeededin
... .'" ., -. ,,-"-..- ." .. bombing attack on the Japanese destroying one of the attackers.
Here I Is the Naval Air Station Softball team, which defeated Banana River NAS In two straight (games Kurelian Islands from U. S. basesin So efficient was the protection pro-
\\I for the championship of the north-central Naval Air Operational Training Command title. Both victories the Aleutians. This was the vided by his group that none of
.. were no-hit games. The squad: L to r., Front row, S. IF. Hendricksen, AMSISc: J. A. Cooney, same mission in which Lt. Reidel our bombers were ost."
AOM 2c; Cli. Sp (A) Archie Carter; B. Shankle, Ph.M.: 3c; R. V. Gray, AMM 3c; and Sgt. J. II. Carrlpan. participated as a plane commander.
Middle row, IIVelker, AMM 2c; C. E. Dermott, AMM 2c; V. T. Reynolds, AM Sc; J. D. Slater Lieut. (Jg) William J. Scott, San Specifically mentioned in Lt.March's .
8 2c: S. Elliott, S 2c; and S. Polntek, AMM Ic. Back row, O. Condo, AMM 2c; O. T. Murphy, AMM 3c; M. Francisco, Cal, PBY pilot, who on Gold Star citation were
E. Trees, AMM 2c; L.eJlarrlIJ! AM 2c; J. Commlsso, AM 2c! and Lieut. O. T. Barclay, coach. June 15 of this year landed in the four achievements: the destruction
lagoon of enemy-held Wotje Atoll of a Jap bomber during U. S. Marine -

Five Softball Teams Still Have Liberator Pilot within batteries range and rescued of Japanese an aviator shore destruction landings of another on Guadalcanal enemy plane, the

I who had been shot down. August 24, 1943, while protecting

: Clean Slate In Station Playoffs Acts Swiftly To Marine First Lieut Alan J. Sny- his pedo carrier attack from, the a interception bomb and tor-of
der, Fontana, Calif., fighter pilot,
't. Ordnance and of the favorites to the who last Winter in 43 eight Zeros January 28 and the
:: Gunnery, one cop enlisted Save Task Force destruction of two of them, and
j';} men's Softball race remained unbeaten during the combat missions in the Solomon expert airmanship in covering the

,; week by winning from T 44to_ 2 and Parachute Loft, 9 to.1. Continued From Page One enemy Islands Zero area and, shooting protecting down bomber an Marine landings at Tarawa.Of .

" Merle Condo pitched both of 0 down where we were less likelyto strikes against Rabaul and other the special letters of commen-
?:i and G's triumphs, limiting T 4 to ten strikeouts. be seen by the Jap, circled to large and heavily-protected Jap- dation, Lt. James K. Brothers, Jr.,
.# three hits and Parachute Loft to Ships Store Ashore won one the, left and started climbing so anese bases. a bomber pilot received his for a
.4\ one hit. 0 and G scored its four game and lost one during the week as to bring us on the fighter's Lieut. (Jg) Louis A. Shepard, strike against Rabaul, New Britain,
runs against T 4 in the second against T 4. SSA turned in a 10 up Erie, Kansas, dive bomber pilot, November 11, 1943. Lt. Robert C
; frame Collins walked, Augustine to victory.. Hazouri homered for tail. We came out of the turn who, during four hours of duty last Stevenson, former Air Combat Information .
"7: was safe on an error. Condo singled the winners in the second inning Just below the Jap and about 1,200 Winter and Spring, took part In Officer for a fleet ail
'.2 filling the bases. Doyle fan- with two men on. Roberts, Bliz- feet distant. 26 strikes against Jap positions in photographic squadron, receivedhis
,; ned. Cohen doubled, bringing in ard Phillips and Hazouri had two "My bow, top turret gunners, the Bougainville and Bismarck for "his efficient briefing ol
i' Collins and Augustine. Conney hits apiece for the winners. and my port waist gunner openedup Archipelago area, destroying a crews engaged in photographic
'I filed out. Then Ferko singled to Against VF 4, SSA came out on at this range. We couldn't afford bridge over the Puriata River on missions, and his interrogation ol
score Condo and Cohen the short end of the 10 to 3 scoreas Bougainville, and scoring a direct officers and crews upon their return -
In the Parachute Loft game, 0 Dillon turned in a two hit to miss. The Jap plane was hit on a Japanese cargo ship anda ," which "contributed mate
and G won in a slug fest but the hurling Job for the winners. Petty faster than our Liberator. :My damaging near miss on an enemy rially to the successful accomplish
it highlight of the contest was triple with a home run and a single and boys again proved to me that they destroyer. On one occasion his ment of all missions."
:l play performed by the winners. Clark with three hits led VF 4 hit- are the best gunners in the air. plane was so badly damaged that. Lt. Luebke was awarded th
ters. Prine hit a home run for The first tracers tore into the he was forced to crash land )in Presidential Unit Citation ribbon
IJlayoU StandIngs SSA. starboard engine and fuselage. enemy waters, from which he was for service with a Naval aviation
"I W L Meanwhile, the Jap was returningthe later rescued. unit attached to the First Marine
Docks-Ferries beat VM in a 6
' Ordnance and Gunner 3. 0 fire from twin guns in a tur- Aviation Machinist's. Mate Sec- Division, Reinforced, during the In.
to 5 ball Moon pitched for
2 0 game.
1 Dispensary ret aft of his cockpit. The Jap'sstarboard
ond Class C. G. Banks itial
in the Guadalcanal
Squadron VF4 2 0 the winners allowing five hits. Pisgah landings
Assembly and RepaIr 1 0 Crews, of VM homered in the engine and wing flared. Forest, N. C., Naval aircrewman on Tulagi area.
Boathouse 1 0 We then concentrated on the port Ventura
a bomber, who "success-
Personnel 1 1Ship' third inning with one man on base. engine and it soon started to burn. ACMM Francese, who received,
Store 1 1 Bethea and Alfoldy topped VM bat fully completed combat patrols, I the Purple Heart, served aboaix:
Seaman Guard 1 1 "The Jap went Into a steep dive, searches, reconnaissance, bombing
ters, Bethea getting a double and a i the USS Wasp, and u as aboard the
Docks-Ft'rrles 1 1Squ4adron not out of control, however. It and mine laying missions in the I
home ship September 15, 1942, when she
VPD 2 ti) single and Alfoldy a run.
g f that he face of anti-aircraft fire and
was apparent was tryingfor enemy was sunk. He was rescued after
Parachute 0 2 a water landing. He hit the fighter opposition. Throughoutthese spending two and one-half hoursin
LoU water with such force though that operations he brought dam- the water. ..
The RunwayContinued the fuselage tore off from the age to the enemy and rendered -
!, Griffin filed to Cooney who relayed wings broke up and sank at once. valuable assistance in the success-
to Condo, who caught lIen- From Page Six Still floating on the water were ful campaign to drive the Japanese Buy, Buy War BondsOr
; ricksen off third base and then ball team. the wings, also part of the tail. from the central Pacific area."
, threw to Collins who threw to Jack played at Duke In '3Z, '33 When we went down to look there Ship Sunk Off AlgeriaThe Bye, Bye Freedom

" Kastin nabbing Kastln off first. I and 31. In '31, his senior year, I were no survivors." Bronze Star medal only recently -
4 Personnel In a close battle edged I he made second team All-Amer authorized by the President, ribbon was Chief Boatswain's Mate
;. out Seaman Guard, 3 to 2. Per I lean and In '33 and '31 he was was awarded to Ship's Cook Sec- James J. Foley, West Roxbury,
;.. sonnel's big Inning was the fifth named allsouthern.A Sunday Afternoon ond Class Charles II. Lanahan, Mass., who was honored "for out
when three runs came home on tackle, he played some of Monticello, N. Y. He received the standing service in the line of his
I hits by Robinson, Sevhla and his best games against North I medal for meritorious achievementwhen profession as leading chief Petty
George. Wells, Personnel hurler, Carolina, needles to tell men of Event Is Enjoyed his ship as sunk off the coastof Officer of the Pacific Fleet Photographic
I worked the game despite the handicap the South, Duke's foremost gridiron I Algeria on the night of April Squadron." According to
of a sore leg, turning in a rival. Captain of the Carolina At U. S. Hospital 20 1944. his commendation, signed by Ad-
1 o well pitched four-hit effort. HarI squad In '34: wag Lieut. Upon receiving the order to miral C. W. Nimitz, he labored
per and Sevhla, each with two hits, George Barclay, of our physical II vocalist with featured piano num- abandon ship, Lanahan's citation unceasingly at bases deep in enemy
paced the winners while Niswander training department, and an accomplished bers; Mary Lou McGraw, tap dancer states that "he found that strongair territory, supervising the buildingof
I had two hits for the losers. football star himself. ; Lularene Tharpe, soft shoe pressure preventing the open- camps, and the loading and un-
the Lt. Barclay was so good In fact, I dancer; Jack Long accordianist; Ing of the escape hatch, but with loading of ships. "By his example,"
;. Dispensary also stayed In that he was chosen All-Amer : and Mrs. T. L Robinson, accom- great resourcefulness and prompt it said "and his keen knowledge of
undefeated class with a 2 to 1 ican and all-Southern In 34. !panist. action, he directed the clearing of men, he inspired his crew to put
decision over Squadron VPB 2(1)( the to another hatch forth of
for the
Strange that these two rivals of Refreshments were served by' way an extraordinary amount
Hilner did the mound work for
of his crew. While in the work while
the should meet again ten escape maintaining splendid
gridiron the Duval County Red Cross Can-
the winners, yielding six hits while "
water he exerted all possible efforts morale.
and this time teammates
later as
years teen Corps. Mrs. Elliott and Mrs.
his teammates were picking up to assist the men around him The Presidential Unit Citation
only four but enough to win. Davis Harris presided at the punch bowl. to reach the safety of life rafts ribbon went to Aviation Chief Ra-
and Nichter each had two safe I Miss Florence Tupper, Head and keep them calm and under dioman Walter George, San Diego,
blows for the losers while Wechs- Buy, Buy War Bonds Recreation Worker, of the hospitalRed control while awaiting recovery by who won his decoration with ll/4
i ler paced the winners with two Or Cross, was in charge of the I rescue vessels." months' war service aboard the

f:: hits. Lee, the losing_ pitcher, had Bye, Dye Freedom affair. Recipient of the Commendation. famous carrier__Enterprise.

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Civilian Employees') News ; J Supply Sallies I II I IISy I" Here And There In Inspection And I

Editorial Otfior I IJzette. Temple Survey Dept. Of Aircraft Overhaul
Personnel Kelution l
Otfice Olds. 13 Are you "in" on the new Ouija L __ -__. .
Telephone Extension 8883 : j Ky Muriel E. Mitchell
: The Civilian Employees' News section of the Jax board crate? Many heated discussions
a two-page M & M DIVISION Nan D'Avl. Inspector In Shop
.. Air News is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Sta.1 I are thrown back and forth left the fold yesterday. She Is_
tion'a Civilian ,: on the relative merits of this board _
Employees. resigned to
i I thinga-ma-jig! It's completely mystifying go back to "That HOI
t-IHGr..I.t. Us( ) Myron F. Russ, USX I to any sane person's logic A&R on the Range" In Texas We are

f KKPOKTKKSAssembly to see the little table move around very sorry to lose Nan. She was:

and Uf'lwrIalntt'nsnl'e : I over the board to spell out answers By Thelma K. Register liked by everyone who knew her

!\ ............_..____.._..?................... Walter Rl 'lere to questions! One of the There hasn't beet very much Vaughn Dekle and family left

Accessories.............._._...-._.........._...................11'. T. Martin units has one. and in times of news from this division, due to the, I August 26th for a much needed
$ Metal and Machine.._..___...._..._....... Thelma K. Register stress they make notes for perplexing fact that you people won't turn Heel vacation at his. camp In that Tar-

l Engine: Overhaul.....__.._......_........._.......:.. Lillian Llndsey I questions to be referred to your news items over to the re- State, North Carolina Have

Progress, ..... ... ............._...-.__........:.................. Tom Quinn I the Ouija board at lunch time! porters. Remember it is your fault a good! time Dekle. Wish I were
Aircraft Overhaul..........__......."................\mella Drawdy "Where is. invoice number suchn'such' j when your shop isn't mentioned 1 In

; Interim Overhaul .........___.____............... Laura Adam I "Is this material" located !! the Sax Air News. Mary Taylor Inspector la STB.

; Production Kng. ......_........................._.._..._........ Dan Kagin In Bldg. 162 right now ? "What j I The enlisted and civilian person Is back on the job after a week of

'f Production Control_..._.___,.-__.._.......Pattle Bennett I was the stub number for the" material nel of this division were very glad getting over a fight with an auto-

I' ; IVb Kntplojee.._..._ .......... Adeline Joels I VPB2 is following on ? The to have Lt Ralph Carmack as a i j mobile. Glad she's back I don't
answers aren't guaranteed to be have to do
so much
Inspection' and Survey: I correct but the board does answer I visitor this week. Lt Carmackwas

Aircraft Overhaul................._...._...........Muriel }:. Mitchell and possibly gives more clues for our Warrant Officer before I By the way. does anyone in the

A. *: R. Depts.._......................__..__......... Ruth C. Ralsch : search since someone may have'j t:I being stationed in San Juan He i Is Department want to take over a
Sara VenterPriscilla subconsciously had the thought It's ',, enjoying leave back in the States. j little extra work or hobby ? Qualifications

r Glenn j operated by the course of elec- j j t Shop 23B under the supervision : handy with a needle and

Supply! Dept............................................._......... ..... Ruth Love tricity between the two people using of Mr. George Cherry has added i thread and have a button box.: Our

J i Public Works I>ept.................._.........................- ..... Audrey Womble t j it, you know! I I! quite a few names to their muster Principal Inspector, Johnnie Stan-
I Louise Abraham cil, is
Were all of you as surprised list : Nelle Jarrard Warren Hen- I looking for some such per.
Ceclle DevenlshDepartmeat I a Mm. Lillian of Fol don Patricia Barber. Sylvia Stur- son. Not much money but plenty

; Slt.tltl ....................................................,....,.Llxette Temple Harper of wprk.
/ low-up Section, on seeing her I gill Florence Pittman Milton j .
husband's picture In the (taper Brashear. and Floyd McElhaney. Wouldn't mind working la U..

one day? You couldn't have been Those who were transferred to this I dope shop now that they have !A

Inspection And Survey Department quite! She had no Idea he was shop from other shops are: Blanche I I new air conditioning system (in.

doing anything more exciting Martin Lula Johns (better knownas stalled. It surely is nice and cool.

Metal Machines & Accessories Div. than typing requisitions! (he In a Lulabelle). Earl Hixon. Estelle I Marguerite Dixon Inspector iu

storekeeper) and here he appears I Hawell. and Mr. Lonnie Joe Aus- I,!J Shop 32. has arrived at Mayo

I By Ruth C. Ki H-h I II manning a machine gun, or Home tin. Maybe all of these newcomers Clinic O.K. She speaks very high.jly .

Whee': In between jobs. I shall I Interim OverhaulBy other such vicious device. Ask I made Mr. Austin long for more :{.i of the place but as yet sh*

to the different float about It! j time in 23B than progressman : doesn't know her trouble.
attempt compile I
items that have been turned in to I Laura Adam. Personnel Section gave a surprise called for. I.I Velma Fesperman ha been

my Jax Air News "Deposit Box.: Carl Law has just received a "college-prep" shower for ;! Shop 22A also has several newcomers I transferred to the C02 Shop to

I want you to all know I appre- j' $12.00 award for his time-saving '': Elizabeth Kimbrell Wednesday :: Betty Higginbotham and I take Mrs. D'Avi's place. She liked

cUte the fine cooperation you inspectors I and beneficial suggestion for the ; night. August 23rd at Emma Thor- Sybil Tanner Those who were it fine. I think a sailor is taking
are showing. If some of {;!, PV airplane. Get your suggestions 1}I nell's home. Liz was a little minx, transferred from other shops are: Mrs. F sperman's place in the

the names are missing you won't I' in the box, you may be lucky requiring all sorts of strategy to Myrle Yeats. Nadine Robinson, I Plating Shop.

hlatne me, will\ you? Please don't! I next time. .I get her there unknowingly but I Wynelle McKibben. Adel Spivey Mr. Fowler Shop 02. says "no

You know we do have censors or J. I. McCaslin and H. D, Edwards there are people whose detf'rmlna-I i Frederick Gilliland Albert Dobbins news" but he has a problem he

sum pin T ? By the way. the Deposit also received letters of com '! tion is quite as strong as her own and Mildred Hauck. wishes someone to work on. How

Box it located on my desk. Shop 23 mendation from Lt. Comdr. Bene- j lit was beautifully managed how-I Looks as if Curly Ragin over can a body as thin as he .U holdso

l t' Sub field for their timely suggestions. 1 lin Her room at the Art in 23A lost quite a few of his much misery ? Answer next
A new arrival welcomedto Sarasota should be very week.
I'lisciUa Glenn "Prissy" is being
leaving soon on her annual vacation. ) the Interim Overhaul Electric l nitely collegiate when she displays tribe.We are very sorry to hear that Lillian Wolfe our capable secre.

She has quite an extended Shop is Howard L. Lewis formerly i i her many gifts We certainly hate Instructor Eather Ellis from 22A j tary U back from her vacation,

; trip planned throughout the state of the Charleston Navy Yard. '1'I to lose her. but knowing she's go- is leaving us. but we wish him the j and had a grand tiip. Or did I soy
ing to develop a definite talent best luck, wherever he ( last week ? It surely U bad when
of Virginia. Gosh it's two days We will all miss the smiling very goes.
I I for art can only make us wish her I
f faces of J, 'I We are hoping to see Mr. West you can't remember.
here two days there, two days aiI F. Clark and R. C. ''luck!
r most everywhere! With a smile, i Campbell who have been trans- back soon, he .is out due to ill- Poor me. I haven't been any.
I ferred August 23 seems to have been where, done anything, or seen
su'il here-a smile smile there i from Interim Overhaul to any
hers a smile there a smile, everywhere Minor Overhaul I quite a party night because Mary I ness.Mr.. ( Proud Papa) Dickinson j thing. I can't tell anything on myself -

a smile smile--Old MacL I "Champ" went fishing last Sunday Wilds and Louise Alligood from over in 27SS, not only had an increase I and I like to be in the news,
t Minor Structural Spares Section I at home but his muster list I j too. Such is the life of
nil.i had a farm Eee I ee I oh! Result one cat fish three '( a reporter.
Hv a good time. Prissy! We will i inches long. He threatens to haveit celebrated their simultaneous respective has increased also. Newcomers are :: Always getting the dirt on som }.
I birthdays with a party at I i I else.
mis your nice column but you mounted. I Lula Sutherland Elizabeth Sutton, j one
"The Pines. Did you feel younger Mary Carter Dorothy Hood Winston I I should give a big hand to Mra.
must take your vacation. U. K. Lammons j
regrets the loss after ? I
I that girls Hendrix Geraldine Davison, I Burnette. she types all this for rise
Other from department of of his
gentlemen our one trainees, Sarah Sa-
High on our list of succeSs sto and Harry Class Those who were Isn't she nice ?
school who are attending supervisors' !': vo who is leaving to join hersoldier ties is that of Sklc Joseph W transferred to this shop are : Rena!' --- --........
are: Mr. Pascal husband in Mississippi.. Ruhl, who has just 1>een'ma.le Batton and Blowden Cavanaugh. '
*Nelson, Saxton, and Mob- I Good luck to
both Sarah.
you Acting Pay Clerk, effective July
Courson from 27SS has
Joseph Aircraft
fey. Sorry I failed to mention all. I James W. Costello' .is receiving.1 15th. He is assisting Mr. Abrams been called into the Armed Forces.
lit week. the sympathy of his friends because I
in Inventory section. Ruhl recently The tank shop reports that they
Mr. Hinson is back from having of a severe toothache Wei reported to NAS Jax under the are losing Jacqueline Donaway to Overhaul

several days off resting and get- i hope': to see him back in our midst rotation program after completinga I the Waves. She will be sworn in

tin; some sunshine. very soon.Leaving. tour of duty in Panama, Canal J in
early September. Jackie
By A, S. Dniwdy
s Speaking of sunshine, .reminds us to return to Georgia Zone Congratulations! I wish you the best of luck.

me of Velma Fesperman, Inspect 1' State Teachers College is Jac- On Saturday, August 19th. Now to you newcomers we say Shop 37B and 39C'have new supervisors -

in C02 Shop and her nice husiMtiJ queli.ie Pye. We' surely will miss I Goldhead Branch State Park was welcome to our shop and when yet the faces are stilt

Gideon. Was down to see'j i you. Georgia gal. I receiving as hilarious guests per- things go wrung, or seem too difficult of familiar. Mr. Bradshaw formerly

them at Jax Beach recently. They ] H. D. Edwards is enjoying a sonnel of the 'S-3 and 10 Division don't think of quitting. Remember 37B. is now in 39C. exchanging

certainly: have a lovely place and short leave, and is being missed by enlistedI( for a picnic in the glorious the boys and girls in the jobs to both with of Mr. Hilliard. Good luck

ate they a grand couple! Besides his Jtiends in Interim Overhaul. outdoors Four of our civilian armed forces who can't quit and you.

having: two sons in the Navy, Mr. A group of Interim Overhaul girls went as guests of the who are having a much worse time I We regret to hear of the illness

J Fester is a much alive legion- ,, .employee enjoyed a shrimping Navy and who were they Elizabeth than we are. Just remember the I of Margaret Hayes J. J. MacAndrews' '"
I nilre. I Kimbrell. Judy Butler, Martha assistant. Here's hoping
Serving on the Building expedition several nights ago age-old saying "If at first you for
t Fun i Committee for the construe- but the shrimp didn't seem to be Crumley and Rita Lynch. Why don't succeed, try. try again." a speedy recovery Margaret

ti-wi of an American Legion Home I j I running la great II numbers and did "Gertie" Lashoff SK2c. and -.-- and hurry back
Jax Beach. They are sponsoring I It was well that no one depended Kay Cook get thrown in the drink The folks in her own household

J f weekly dances on Jax: Beach Pier on them for a complement to bodily ? For venturing too near the PROP WASHBy started Tuesday evening remind

t \ every Wednesday. "You all" are all hit, beer. Maybe they'll have better water we naively assume! And ing very likeable Charlotte A.

1 4 invited. Proceeds will be used to luck next time. We'll keep what prompted Ruth SternbergSK2c Rourke. of Shop 35C. how glad
I help on the new building. Velma I{I you ported.Elliot to get lost in the woods of Prix-ill Glenn they were that she was to celebrate
Ravine Gardens for two whole Shucks! I thought I'd have some- another birthday on Wednesday
ia taking Nan D'Avi's place on': and Frank Danorama. our !
; CO Shop. little school boys, are leaving to :' hours? Yehudi seems to have been ( thing interesting to report on Chief I August 23. When she arrived at
very conspicuous by his absence Campbell when he started talking the shop Wednesday
Was down in the office Tuesday, resume their studies at Jackson < in this little about his "best After morning/
where High School. Elliot has been with outing. j girl" talking i j I'sporting red socks for the occasion -
everyone was gathering ,, with him for a while I discoveredthat
) she
us for fourteen months, and Frank I' Mr. Potts from Shipping Division was greeted with an
see Nan D'Avi before she finished
i since June was given a bang-up send-off hU wife was not only his ,, informal party which included
I 10, 1943. We have all t
"checking 6ut" and also to "
presenther become much into the armed forces last week "best girl but his only girl! I congratulation cards and additional -
with a lovely handbag as a very attached totht'm. Whew Lieut. Jack
Lt. Hard made a presentation of Rodgers tokens of esteem which
she added
Inuit token of our lov" and esteem Elliot and F,*ank are twins, left, he Mid to tell laIAS I i to
out you'd Jan Avia wrist watch to him from everyone already crowded list of
for h She never believe it. I I
?l. going: to Dallas. his many friends in Supply. Mr. "thank you" for being ItQ love gifts from her daughter
Texas: to make her home with her Employees of Interim Overhaul nice to bins Mr. Rodgers had son,
Potts is the and close
i entering Navy as an friends.
will be i'i Charlotte his
I,,(>th Her husband. glad to hear that Judy I
r. you remem- Apprentice Seaman been 0tI this station for a little been one of the
'. b it in Pan eltl is home from the hospital moat loyal em.
the Aimy. fighting i three
over and had
and will be From Receivers' Section Virginia years ployees of Shop 35C, having com.
back to work in
"somewhere Sep-
in France. Nan .
said become almost
tember. j I Elrod has gone to Miami to enter I I Ij an I pleted all the requirements to date,
for those who were not present! | part of I&8. A
good many (HMtple and is
A j the "Miss Florida" beauty contest.Here's nearing her second anniversary
"She enjoyed knowing each and scribe punctured Sybil Webb'sann >: are going to rnlsI ta"... I of (\
and she had to have tetanus hopingVirginia. Wouldn'twe I employment in the A. *
every one and she appreciated the a Shockley, we're very sorry to R. All
be proud if ? your friends
shot. As repeat "Many
gift so! much and hoped you would.N'Y.t much as she likes to talk learn that your little girl has been
she would be miserable if I Mrs. Iona Coverty from Shipping 1 nappy returns Charlotte."
remember her We will. sick. We hope that it was nothing I Hair
she had lock jaw. Division has'had to resign due to pulling among women has( ,
Nan, and best luck, always! i i 1 J!J serious, and that you won't have always been
Illness a .
Interim Overhaul long after approximatelyone I more or less com.mon
Helen" Burnette is back. Was out certainly has to stay away from work again because -
its share of glory winners. N. year of Supply loyalty Hurry occurrence but In this modern
Tuesday on sick leave She Is feel- of it.
Evenson A. B. Grill and J. A. back Mrs. Coverty! We miss you. I age of machine and speed the ol< ing better. Hope you will soon be Wismer have been Viola LeJeune and Sally Gardner Clad to have you back with us, method of hand pulling has becom
right up to par, Helen! She always punching on the Rhodesa Crable. Did "you all" have a good obsolete. If
boxing team. gave our Storekeeper you don't believe it
knows a funny joke she will tell. time in California ?
farewell shower I ask the
Crash:! That was Chief Stanton just before he lady in 37B who has a
No excuse for anyone going around Woloson, I hear, has a nice little
left for new duty in Trinidad last patch of hair
and L. missing due
P. to
Baker AMM2c; ; I con.
l << ,
"gl romy" with Helen around. schooner. Well, Ben, when
I colliding on the KeMilU week. It seems the shower included are you tact with a drill machine.
KM Hix. inspector in propeller j Chief Stanton came ramp., .out with ? something like kisses from going to take us for a ride, huh ? Tls so fine to have "sunshina"

shoji!, who has been doing the "nite i| veryery black eye and I.. P.a the donors! What a send-off! Rig Lane left fur his home In Ann Small of Shop 35C back aftera
s sMa Parkin, Arkansas last week.Kanton. .
for the past couple of' Baker For Carl Reiter's week's leave. Her
came out with hurt feeling birthday shop family
4 motj, was in early Friday afternoon I *.. That. ( which also Gerald :Mirkin's "I wish toUlt my par missed her
.. jutt goes to show was ) very much :ant we
I be
ents. What U doing there?
full of and all smilts. I
pep that there are still seine !Bailor I Gerald gave Carl a jar of Arrid ." wonder who else there Sfrtl1 missed
Why, jut "parkin'
Just another week and he changes who have head harder than and then didn't understand why he her. too?
to shift. Readers, please be informed that
day I their chief's.Welcome received no return gift! Some people
Maxine Deem, inspector to C02 to our midst mates. are just unreasonable, aren'tthey we have two lanes one In Henry We're holding our breath and keep-
I ;
shop, says she is working too i C. A. Dechman. G. G. f' ? i I Lane, Sea2c, and the other is James : ing our fingers crossed, So) you'll
hard. She hasn't had Henry Lane. AMMlc. They are be sure to make
a day off in K. J Donaldson, and Paul ---- -- I a good grade
over six: weeks and says she checked field are now aboard Lambert'j' called "Little Lane" and "Big j I It Seems that our Wave, Sally
out over twenty-five hundred I .derful What would you think of our Lane" respectively. I just thoughtI'd Ma riot U, has been having trouble,
job along with
CO2 cylinders in this time. More I i sailors in the division. } fighting men if they returned the tell you so that your thoughtswouldn't I remembering appointments lately.What's lira.
captured Pacific( Islands to the
cylinders to you, Maxine! We know like here collide. It it: kind "con. on your mind Sally? .
being as much as we like Japs without a struggle-even before fuein'," ain't it ?
you can: do it! Does anybody know where Mr.
having you they get to ? So would
-as --- Tokyo Travis anJ Hodge have been Henderson can
buy a bungalow?
Chief Ba rl"f'tt. Interim Over- we--and what would you .Mink ourfighting placed on the list of men who have He's been house
An a woman older she, haul's able huntingfor sometime
grows leading chief has been> I I men will think of those been recommended to take the
i? probably: just as she out with ex-: now, and hasn't found a thing,
as malaria but is back again! 'who hold our War Bond for a ifcmin Uon for advancement in rat-

u.Jitd to Jx?, but. It takes.her. longer. Our sympathy goes with you Chief. :short time and then redeem them ing. Good luck to both of you. not help even him ?a' barn. Can't somebody

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Little From AAndR Things Leis See It ThrougiiOn Together 'INSIDE PUBLIC OF .

Labor Day a year ago, I stated that the outcome of the war would depend in WORKS/
Maintenance large measure on the loyal efforts of the men and women of the production line.

By Walter E. RUIere The good news from every battle front, today, therefore, is a tribute to the achievement By Audrey Womble

Considerable rearrangement has of American Labor over the past year. Enthusiastic reports are t\ttl

taken place in 'the maintenance Consider what the progress means. Each new zone of combat demands special ma- coming in about the party given by

foreman's office recently. Chief terials. Each mile we advance multiplies the complexities of supply, transport, and the Maintenance Section at the Armory

McGee has moved his desk out in communication. Already our expenditures in ammunition have been incalculable. For Saturday night. Judging

the provided for his crew, in example, in support of landing operations the Navy already has fired at enemy shore from the comments, this was about
the new space storehouse. We know that defenses alone about 230 times the amount used to win the Spanish-American War. the most successful party they

Chief "Maggie" and Ul White are Great campaigns still lie ahead. Not only must the flow of supplies be maintained, have had, and they already enjoyan
both glad to be in an office all but we must keep our production flexible to meet the ever shifting demands of the enviable reputation as party
their own, where it is cooler, but., Fleet as new battle areas are blasted open in the Pacific. givers. Music was-furnished by the

gosh, we the sure ever do present miss them smile, especially from Now is the time to emulate the spirit of the young Navy flier on combat patrol NATTCenter Orchestra to perfection.There and the.

who was recently offered a chance to return home for a well deserved rest. lie declined floor was was actually polished room to dance,

Lil.By the removal of two desks the opportunity, saying "As long as there is a war on, I want to see it through." and everyone took advantage of

from this office one would Normally On this Labor Day let us decide that as long as there IS a war on, we'll see it through this unique circumstance. Lt.
believe there would be more together. Comdr. Knight, the Outside Super-
room, but, alas, this is not so. JAMES FOKRESTAL intendent, Introduced all the officers .
You see, Mr. Spurlin had to havea present, and Lt. Tenzer, his
complete library of cataloguesfrom Secretary of the Navy. able assistant, took over the "mike"
almost every company in the I and urged one and all to have a
country. Accordingly he has set good time. Not that anyone need-
such a library right there in ed urging, but it was a nice ges-
.up I office, with untold numbers of A And R Accessories DivisionBy I News Of IVb ture! Sandwiches and beer were

volumes accurately filed away in Hilda B. White furnished in abundance, and those
neat book cases, complete with I Macon, Ga., after a six day leave. who didn't feel like dancing seemedto
master key where any catalogue Report from SuperintendentBurn's He made the return trip in six EmployeesInA&R have an enjoyable time just
office a jump I
obtained.He table. Niceto
desired can be quickly I flat (tires). visiting from table to
absenteeism In recent months. That
that desiring to co-workers that don't
anyone see you
says I, starts us thinking. It's natural. Leadingman B. C. Blitch la
order material through Mr. Sauer's ordinarily contact during the day.
office is welcome to use this facility There are a lot of reasons why spending his week's leave at Norfolk We did miss seeing Mr. St. Pet-

for obtaining proper descriptions : the average person should be want Virginia, visiting his buddy, I Ring out, wild bells, ring out to ,ry, the Chief Inspector, who is
necessary. Now, one would ing to get off, to get away from it I C. L. Miller, at the Naval Air the night and this time they are ,usually a shining light at these
think this would have taken so all. I around \ ringing for Mary Frances Davis, II affairs, but Putt Haley was there,
much space that nothing else could I First of all there's the fatigue Station there and looking who is to be married in the Litttle'' ,and Mr. McKinley, and variousjther
have been added, however, the piled up by several years of working his old stamping grounds. Mr. ,I! Church Around the Corner In New "old-timers" who have been
Maintenance Foreman must have at a war-time clip an hour Blitch worked there for five years I I York City. The groom, of course. 'I.with the department for several
a complete file\ of blueprints on every I' longer each day to work, and an prior to coming to the Jacksonville Is Ens. Wesley Paxson. They have' years. There was no untoward
single piece of plant equipment hour less for relaxation. That dear- Station. I j known each other since high schooldays incident to mar the perfection of
and of every foot of the vast A. &: ly loved fishing pole and rifle Robert H. Cook, formerly of the Mary Frances will certainly''', the evening, though we did observe -
R. section. This must be located' continue to gather dust when once "B" shift horizon line, has been I be rrtissed around A. & R. She has one young lady unconsciously
where he will be able to reach it I they were pulled out regularly every in seventh heaven the past few been here for over a year. Golly, 'I reaching in her purse for her badge
quickly. You can guess it. he has Saturday afternoon. weeks. He has been transferred tc [ it's all so exciting. Mary Frances i iI when she saw the Shore Patrol
set' up a complete blueprint section I Then there's the not too satisfying I the photo engraving lab where he has been telling us about her trou-i I walk through. Habit! It was a
right here in his office. But everything war-time diet, and the millions can make use of fifteen years experience seau and it sounds wonderful. We I good; party, and congratulations
is so well arranged that i of things that grate on the nerves, II along that line.Ordnance I have been expecting this news; i I are certainly in order for the :Maintenance -
everyone' has ample room and the I like poor transportation, bad tires, still it created a furore when the I : Section, and in particular
office personnel is separated into'I fresh clerks and no clean shirts. Shop final plans were made and we I II .0 the hard working committee in
his own individual part of the work. Add to that the general summer I Perfect coordination between the learned the date had been set. Our charge. composed of George Clarke,
thus cutting down much loss of let-down and you've got about the I "B" and "A" shifts has been shown I very best wishes for a long and A. T. Hall, T. M. DeBevoise, B. D.
time due to confusion.We !, best fifth-columnist even Hitler by the fact that an all time record happy marriage to Mary Frances' Buzbee and A. L. Moody.
told you some time ago about could contrive. for production of both the .30 cali- and Wesley. Now for a bit of other ne"'s.The .
the completion of the storeroom. '\ "We realize that everybody bre and the .50 calibre machine I Wilma Stockwell' is back with File Room Is rejoicing In
Well, we were out there yesterdayand deserxe! rind needs a rest everyso guns has been established. I the Mail, File and Record section the return of Alleen Miljan, Mho
it is not within our vocabulary often to keep uj hU speed| Mr. Strickland, supervisor, and after an absence of two months. left last February for California -
to describe the efficient manner in and efficiency." Mr. Burn hastened Mr. Duckworth instructor, for the She has completely recovered from but U now back in Ja<'kfcoiuille. -
which the space in this buildinghas to assure U>I. "And If everyone "A" shift, and Mr. Tripp, super- the appendectomy that kept her '. And are Me glad to hate
been' utilized. Mr. Parsons and would take ItU! leave In turn visor, and Mr. Norman, instructor, away so long. It's nice to see her her!
Ed Wood have their space well the problem of absenteeism for the "B" shift, under the super pleasant smile again. I' .
their various sub would be negligible." There's a new gill in the Mail
proportioned for vision of Mr. Copeland, quarterman where they were entertained by
departments, with Just the proper According to Mr. Burn it's the have set up a system which, Room. Her name is Sarah Batty the antics of the farm animals and
space allotted for each, and everything fellow who takes two or three days with cooperation of the entire per- and she replaces Myra Kirkland. I \here they dined on good wholesome -
in place. Chief McGee has off to nurse some terrible sickness sonnel, has really shown results. who resigned to go back to school. country food. No kiddin", Ilwas
arranged his space so that he has I, (at the end of a fishing pole) who The production in round figures far Another item of interest from the fun as Margaret will attest.
, ample room for the work that I holds the wrench on the production exceeds any record previously set Mail Room is the anniversary of Dale had a two weeks' rest there.
! comes under his section, and a bottleneck. He's usually the guy up by any other crew in the Ord Mary Aberhold. She has been with --':-
, spacious office, nicely arranged who has already had his share of nance Shop and Is believed to offer A. & R. one year today. I
with a huge electric fan giving time off, and he never gives noticein stiff competition for first place Margaret Ledbetter enjoyed a Killed In Action Those are
plenty' of fresh air. Mr. Harpe has advance so that those above him I among the Air Stations of the pastoral week-end in Madison with i the War Bonds redeemed before
his office up on the mezzanine can arrange to have his job done country Dale Webb. They stayed on a farm maturity.
with the Chief, with the space< : thus assuring that production
allotted to his sign painters in the'< schedules be maintained. I .,'
came location, and a huge workshop "A few fellows like that in a'' Safety Slants ; s : ; .. ; : : : By Safety Engineer

and storeroom underneath for department will give you a seriou:
his crew to receive their orders am "
production lag, it was pointed
mix their paint, with plenty ot out. "Then the fellow who has,
storage space. We went over to< waited in turn can only get five
the space allotted for C. B. Jone: I I days of his ten day leave because I
and his Locksmith Department I production is so far behind that he
Here is where we really wen cannot be spared from the depart ts.
thrilled, because, even though the ment for a greater length of time." s-
space allotted is necessarily: small, And that's the saddest thing r / 1l
C. B. and his efficient assistants, about absenteeism. With the war ,i1 N tir
Jones and V. Rizzi, have s< '' a
:V. R time burden equally distributed, al rr
arranged it that without a doubt of us have about all we can bear,
it Is the most modern and efficiently When one guy shirks part of hit
equipped locksmith shoj load, it means that the fellow who r '
we have ever seen. The various has stuck faithfully to his Jot hlh
key blanks are arranged on neal I through the year and really deserves ) 1r
books on the key board, where & a rest, gets his leave cut ,
desired blank can be secured! at in half. I
a glance Key cutting lathes are All rules and laws in the world l
arranged so that without an extra couldn't really solve that problem.
step the key can be made to fit We're on the honor system.
the desired I lock. All of his storage It H foolish though, to think
cabinets and work benches are that because of good news from jTh ; '
arranged exactly right and there abroad we can relax. That's like 1
are never any unsightly packagesor the prize fighter who is w buy
S parts around to mar the very bowing to his audience he fail
neat appearance of the shop. The to observe bin opponent is no
work benches are arranged so that longer taking the count, but getting
the locksmiths live every tool Beady to land a haymaker.
needed at their fingertips without Instrument Shop No 16 ?1L
having a single tool in sight that Pappy Warren, shop committeeman (
is not actually being used Whilewe is back on the job after a ,
are on the subject of an efficiently heart attack that kept him at home
.. arranged shop, may we for seven weeks. Formerly instrument Ic"Lek
pause a minute and say a word shop planner, Mr. War- .
about the efficient personnel of ren is now in the Planning and \ ,
this shop. It consists of C. B Estimating Office of the Accessories ,, .. _.' ; .-
Jones, the boas, Jones and Rizzi, Division 1: .... .... R--
his assistants. Jones and Rizzi Katherine I. Brant, has returnedto .. ..... #.. .. r
have been among the most helpfulof work after an absence of three .r't
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any department In A. & R. months recuperating from an operation .,. -.. .:;: : '
Among some of the things being Miss Brant is a veteran of : .
done to help with the Department'swar the pressure Instrument group,
effort was putting the entire having worked in that section for NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL f ./
building on a master key plan. two and a half years. She is now _
That is, each division has a master working on gyros on the "B" shift. Special mention Is due Alfred Sarman.ki, CUM In the Supply Department (Former Officer' In
key that opens all the doors In that Doris Wiggins, inspector ol of labor). Since the beginning of the Station he has been the laborer Chief, and has the
division.! This eliminates the carrying gyro horizons, sprained her arm of employee for the efficiency of management and the fact that SAFETY FIRST aIua>'M
around of hundreds of keys in a fall and was out a week, respect first in every operation With the capable assistance William Sharpe, John Van Leer, and
by the Security Section. Only one but she's now back at work, comes he halt had no serious accident, ,
key is necessary, then when the sling and all Also returned from Bill Regulations Hajen In regard to Fire Station are enforced, personnel being aligned to each and eery .fation. -
many people who leave their keys nick leaves are Hazel Franck and The Chief' and all of hid men are on the alert for new safety angle all the time. One detelopment
at home, or lose them, have to : Kitty Deem, both of the, progMotion In particular, a portable engine hoist ned In the shipping' department, IK not only a time saver, but increases -
have their locks open, or new keys I J't'**J of our ebon, the safely of operation\ a hundred fold. Safety guard are constantly used on all machines ThitI
made, these boys are always right Sam Orr; AIMSe, .ia back from'orth Chiefs enter.Chief .
there to take care of this. All in I the Scarmanaki 18 now Ifct Lt for Transportation, and Is doing a swell job;Keep up the good work, ..
to maketheir shop fn e juf
all think they deserve much .
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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 31 August 1944

tanannnnnonnnnnannaBantg a D fWELFARE a 20,000 Letters Parachute Flares Go Up At Drill Thrills, Chills

a o PRESENTS I Delivered Daily On Risky Convoy

KjanaaaaaaaaaaananannntnPhyllis a By Postoffice Run To R.ussiae)

By Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr. Why Lieut. Miller, of the Mississippi -
r Included in the repertoires of Delta Millers-Jackson to

'.' > hillbilly bands from coast to coast, be specific, didn't get blown higher
and appearing on the musical bill. than the famous character of song,
> of-fare of nine' out of ten juke "Steamboat Bill" is still a mystery
,,', boxes is a rather corny little tune + t to everyone that knows the siory

r ... ;\' called "No Letter Today." Simpleand of his twenty-two months as Offl-
homely as this tear-jerker is, lFtp I cer-in-Charge of Armed Guard on
: "j' ',,:;;:. Its popularity is universal and of a Libertyhip..
long standing, because it strikesan The first opportunity to bet
f.._ ,/ ; A.... understanding and responsive someone he would go the highestcame

f..! ., l >. chord in the hearts of men and when his
+t women, boys and girls, millions of
e-: ship was in the
tiC .,, :- them, separated by the war. lb
r "'\ Fortunately, the folks at home convoy that
'. : and the service men and women made the first
;:" / ..., are equally aware of the importance run into Arch-
: ,. of writing regularly. The angel, Russia,
.L, I.r fJ' t' \ staggering growth in volume of with her crew

.'.: ,'. J.fa. mail cleared through the nation's .'S sitting on top of
u post offices attests to the con 3,000 tons of
sciousness of America's war-time i TNT all snugged
correspondents. Equally consci- ii' ., down with 800
entious are Uncle Sam's postal "J +".4! tons of ammuLleut. -
I workers in seeing to it that those Miller nltion and 2,000 .I
messages of love and hope and Pyro-technlcs are part of the course of Instruction for AOMH) barrels of Naptha as packing. In
p. cheer reach their destinations as students at NATFC. Students are shown here learning the detailsof spite of a 77-shlp escort, the Lib-
speedily as possible. signal work by firing flare pistols erty and her sister convoy ships
Take, for example, our own were in the midst of a running sea
NATTC Post Office In Just one THEY ARE HERE LAFAYETTE battle and air attack that lasted
busy day, more than 20,000 first. ; for eight solid days, with the air
r class letters, 32 sacks of pack attack coming in the form of
ages and 15 sacks of newspapersare waves of 70 German torpedo bombers

.M ....' received sorted and deliv By Ens. Mary Jane Boyle at a time. Lieut. Miller's ship
ered. Now, that's a LOT of mallno I
II, Navy equipment-but give them came through without a scratch
OrUgus matter how you look at it, Well boys, in the event that you time. and docked at her destination,

A super stage show, featuringthe and you might think It Mould require I haven't noticed (and if you haven't In our wanderings we came Archangel, but one third of the

best of Navy and Jacksonville breakneck a large speed crew, to, working handle at It. you must be deaf, dumb and blind), across one of the MAA's who I convoy was lost.

talent, will be the presentation tonight Such, however, Is not the case "they" are here. Yep! the WAVES contributed some information to The next chance he had to see I

at the auditorium in two the complement Is relatively have finally arrived.Of our meager stockpile. So far, there how high he would go was when !
performances starting at 1800 and his ship was the first to land
small and there Is no appar- course we are WAVES too, are only a few WAVES here with troops
2000. ent rush or confusion.! I more expected sometime this week. and mixed cargoes of aviation gas
Phyllis Ortagus whose picture successful but these girls are different bombs and ammunition at Salerno -
The smooth
above you can't take your eyes off opera- they aren't students. I know it is Eventually they expect to have Gela, Scilly, and Palermo.All .
tion of the NATTC Post '
of, will display her talent in a hard to believe that someone can hundreds, but naturally that will In all Lieut. Miller survived
be attributed to three general
special acrobatic dance number, may come aboard here in capacity other take place well over a period of a 45: big-scale bombing attacks from
factors: System, Spirit, and Super-
and Betty Bridges NATTC civil vision. than that of a "student," but year, or more. Every one of the approximately 1,200 enemy planes,
ian employee, will entertainingly these girls have done just that. girls is tremendously pleased with and his gun crews are officially
demonstrate her skill in the field Like ancient Gaul, it is, as a They are here for permanent duty the station and with her job-in credited with bringing down six
These whole, divided into three parts. of NATTC's fact they like the place. With the
of ventriloquism. are Just as an integral part enemy planes and assisting in
two of the several acts which will Facing the commodious lobby are Ship's Company, I exception of the SpS)2c, this is shooting down seven others. They
(separate windows marked: Parcel their first station. All
duty are
be presented.The
We were as surprised to see received personal commendation
Post, Registered Mail, Money Orders -
rhythmic background, both I Stamps. This department is them as you were. For the past just fresh out of the WAVES"boot" from the Secretary of the Navy

smooth and hot, will be providedby Istaffed entirely by civilian clerks, I four months, we have heard that camp at Hunter College, i after making the Archangel trip.
New York.
the NATTC Air Raiders, and I both men and women. In a large they were coming, we have seen In addition to two Commendations -
the master of ceremony job will section to the right and rear of preparations being made for their As a group they are representative from the Secretary of the
be handled by Harvey Bell, Coast the civilians, furnished with several advent-but nobody seemed to of practically all sections of Navy. Lieut. Miller was decorated
Guardsman stationed in Jackson- desks and long tables and know for certain, IF they were the country: New England (sigh), with the Silver Star.

many chairs, and flanked by a coming. In any event, they are Pennsylvania, Vahginya, Calyfor- He is now attached to NATTC as
ville.Following the "in person" show, myriad of pigeonholes and filing I ny, Wisconsin, Mitchigan, Minny- a Division Officer at Aviation Elec
movies will take over on the remainder cabinets, is the second part, manned here.We knew that we would not have sody, Oklyhomy and Brooklynsoyou trician's Mate School.
of the week's entertain- by the Navy. The third portion, too many opportunities to meet the ought to be able to find some- -
ment program, and several good adjacent to and similar in appear- girls, so Saturday afternoon (aft- one from around your old hme I
flickers are in the offing. Fibber ance to the sailors' area, is devoted er semaphore checkout test (hurrah I stamping grounds. Now wait a
McGee and Molly are on tomorrow, to the Marines.At ) ), several of us ambled over minute boys, don't push-the line GiLlCELEBRATION
Simone Simone Saturday, and Sun- once pleasant and tactful, to Bks. 51 for a quick look-see forms at the right II
day night Gary Cooper and Teresa business-like and efficient are Par- around. Unfortunately, all the -- I Last week in the convivial sur- .
Wright star In "Casanova Brown," cel Post Clerks L. M. Whitman; girls were at work and only two THE BOOTENEEKS poundings of the Student Officer's
a film with a rating of excellent. Mrs. Teresa Taylor, whose son is I I
or three were around the building, Club, a group of 35: young Aviation
Next Wednesday, the auditoriumwill serving in the Army; Ann Da- so we poked around the place on I. Those Jivestars at NATTC's Recruit Gunnery Officers who have
rock to the rhythm of Benny mato, attractive, tiny, tireless; Lil- our own. I. Training Center who decided just completed their training at
Goodman and his great band, fea- lian Johnson, a newcomer and a that a full, 13-piece dance band NATTC celebrated in a manner
tured in the film, "Sweet and Low- beauty; Money Order Clerk Mrs.C. My what a difference a few new should be organized from men in befitting the occasion-by givinga
down." Also in the cast are Lynn A. McLaughlin, whose sailor- boards and a hammer and saw can Platoons 335 and 336 last week dance to the music of the red-
Bari, Linda Darnell and Jack husband is stationed in South make! Why the former tenants went a step further and agreed hot, low-down NATTC Orchestra.
Oakie I America; Registered Mail Clerk would never recognize ye olde that a band wouldn't be worth Among the featuresof
Mrs. Florence Turknett, whose husband homestead at all. In fact, the the air it takes to blow the horns the outstanding
r rI is a Coast Guardsman in the roaches were having a tough time if it didn't have a name. I number evening's of well-known program NATTC were a
I North Atlantic. In charge of this getting orientated. I think that the en-
\i group is Chief Clerk T. S. Cowart, biggest change has been made in The recruits talked about names tertainers. First, there was the
rI tall the Gone foreverare among themselves and decided they petite and comely Phyllis Ortagusin
grey-headed, with a youngish wings, though.
would receive from
an acrobatic dance that roused
I face and clear blue eyes be- the long barn-like interiors.
other boots. Several received Uw
hind scholarly.. looking, rimless Now it is broken up into good were audience to cheers.
glasses, a postal veteran of the sized alcoves by walls extending I and the group finally decided upon Then that cute little WAVE
'past I 26 years. three-quarters of the width of the one. As long as they're organizedand Mary Cody, who has thrilled
I I Mr. CO"art enjoys his association room, each wall (pardon, bulk playing at the Recruit"Centerthey'll NATTC boys on many occasions
s with the Navy and Marine head) about twelve feet apart. It be "The Booteneers. during the past three or four
personnel here and is pleased by gives a semi-private atmosphereto -VJj I months, sang several sweet, smoky

;, the generally clone cooperation the place. Very nice. Of course "I see in the paper that nine melodies, and again clocked-up
j 1 they give his department in the barracks isn't completely fur chiefs and a seaman were killedin victory for her lovely voice.
!t transacting their business.! lie nished yet; no lace curtains, a wreck." But the surprise of the eveningwas
has just this one suggestion/ to chintz bedspreads or other such "Poor chap." our own little blond barberess.
make: "If you ran possibly avoid Miss Betty Bridges, whom you may
I it, don't come to the Post Office have seen right here In the NATTC
AGO Scene
Ir between HmO and 1730. Pick up Party Tonsorial Shoppe. Believe it or
r and mall jour packages and buy not she is a ventriloquist of no '
jour :Money Orders during/ some mean merit! Yes, sir! And thoughwe
other free time. You will thus don't know what her "stooge's"name

alleviate, as well as avoid the b Is, Charlie McCarthy had bet..
rush hour." ter look to his laurels, for he's got
There in a thumbnail sketch of some real competition. Miss Bridges .\
j the civilian postal activity, you has been performing since the
i have a brief glimpse of the pre- age of six, and is well-known by
Lynn Karl! viously mentioned factors: sys- audiences in Detroit and Chicago,
The schedule ( at the NATTC auditorium tem, spirit, and supervision, which as well as throughout the state of
) : is evident, too, in the Navy's de Florida.

Tonight 1800, 2000 Stage Show. partment.The Hal Abbott, well known NATTC
Friday. 1800. 2000. Heavenly maze of cubby-holes file comedian, did a fine job as masterof
Days with Fibber McGee and Molly cases, etc., so bewildering to the ceremonies. .
casual observer, have very special Lt. (jg) Hugh M. Murray,
Saturday, 1800 2000, Mlle. Fifi meaning to the' 14 sailors whose 1 chairman of the Entertainment
with Simone Simone. duty it is to guide each item to its Committee, and Ens. Benjamin L.

Sunday, 1500, Forest Rangers proper destination. Each. man has Sutherlan, Assistant Welfare Officer
with Paulette Goddard. his own particular job or jobs. He collaborated in planning this

Sunday, 1800, 2000, Casanova may, for instance, work on the J i 1 gala evening which will be long
Brown with Gary Cooper and Teresa sorting of packages. That's only j remembered by the AGO.
the he also clambers
- Wright. beginning; Lt. Burt Arey, high man of the
Monday, 1800 2000, Stand By aboard a Navy truck each morn- group, was busily engaged telling
at 0800 to join the rest of the
ing about his home
For Action with Robert Taylor. w town of San Juan
Tuesday, 1800 2000 Girl Who crew in, picking up mail posted in Puerto Rico, all during the evening,
each of the thirty-one barracks,
Dared with Lorna Gray. I while Ens. Emery Zabo (It la
and later, at 1300 he assists in
Wednesday 1800, 2000 Sweet the delivery of the ,incoming mail J rumored) has been practicing up
Lowdown with Good- on "rubbing noses" in
and Benny Nor are the hours remaining de- I anticipationof
and his orchestra Umnak. Others in the
. man Lynn Bari voted to leisure. Our Postal Blue group
and Linda Darnell.It jacket has an alphabetical portion J also have a "past." Ensign Charlie
of the huge Directory File whichhe j Ham used to be a cow-boy, while .....
has been learned from usually must check daily. Complete and ; I Ensign Verne Wagner was for.
reliable sources that the theme accurate as these files are, often A group of AGO graduates celebrated the completion of their merly an engineer at Frigidaire
song of the new Glee Club being the tracing of one addressee, whose course last week with a party that featured entertainers from and Is recognized as an authorityon
formed by the ARM school will name is illegible or whose ad- NATTC. Clutching mike It Hal Abbott, who emceed the show, .50 cat machine guns.

be, "ditty-da-ditty, da-da, diddy- dress la incomplete, may mean an and left Is Betty Bridge, blonde barberes, who U a ventriloquistof ....
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|{ODaatiDaacnncQBaaaanciap'M. A. D. \ NATTC. Pleasure Spot I

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Corp. Jobn Pleasants, 21, of i # I uslcee ,.. "
Frederick Hall Va.. whose dispoition :tJ
(" more than live up to his I y 'ri
last name, returned td his job 1 x *, J I ""

.. in Hq Squadron walking on air; +t II
1J I Football bonanra. The thud ff
his head in the clouds.'
body blocks and the crackling t>t
The handsome, Li)' Abner type ; I sharp tackles soon will ieeour>d
Marine ( he's six foot-three with
I throughout the NATTC area, with
shoulders and muscles, yet) fell the opening of practice in the four- .
in love some three years ago with I team football league at the Center

a pretty, brown-eyed little lady 1 1tr' i next Monday.

.: who resides in Granite Springs 1I I The four teams, Ship's Company,
near his hometown. Her name is I Marines, AEM, and a combined
Ellen Biscoe! ; she is 19 years old, school outfit, will be composed cf

and plans to enter Nurses' Train. 1 j spirited! lads who play for keeps

lag in Boston next January. wn Y Most of the boys who figure to
Not one to rush into things play the key positions were shining -
Corp. Fleasants had, since last I grid lights in high school, anda
Christmas been debating witheblmHIt L .4 classy brand of ball- perhaps

the advisability of popping I tr equal to that of the average college -

after so short anI I q, .1 freshman tt"ams--'iI1 te presented -
( But when he SAW k .
N g (
Ellen again this time, he just All (in all, football fans Rationed -
couldnt help himself After all, 15 1 5tr. # here can expect to dine

three years is three years, and I i on a fine grid menu during the

they weren't getting any younger: f next: few mont h". League gaiwswill
And who ever heard of a fainthearted I be placed here every Thursday ,,-

Marine Corporal Enlisted mt'n-MiPf''lally students-more and more are utilizing the Hostess! House, maintained by i\ and Friday, and in addition

Conservative as they are in most thf''t'lfar... U llartm nt. It'a the one spot at NATTC where students may meet members! of their I to these' the crack all-station
things John and Ellen now happily ;: families' and enjoy a quiet evening' chat. The: picture above shows the comfortable, clublike environment (eleven III play five or air home

agree that it pays at times -and Indicate!' too the popularity of fhe Hostess!' House. Mr. Norm Dee, who has two sons In games IIh top-flight college: and
to: follow an impulse and theyletklessly I service teams.
the ser ice, I Is the hostess f I
: predict now that they're ----- -- --- There will be lots of high class
e'r4 aged, they'll be announcingtheir Old Standbys Favored football in Jacksonville, too The
marriage anytime within the Say It Isn't So, Reverend I II WAVE StudentsTo University of Florida is to play a
next three I At Community Sings of its
years.Seriously i i In reading IJppinrott's Dictionary I couple major games in Jacksonville -

both young people of Phrae and Fable. bv Graduate SoonBy Soft and sweet music is what and there are three exceptionally -
have some excellent: ideas about I the Reverend t;. Cobhjim Brewer .- I the fellows at NATTC want to strong high school
how lives should be planned and the following 1- I Ens, Carlotta Sturgeon: I teams in town each with a number
'' LI.O., we ran across I 'i hear at the community sing programs
lived together Their dreams, : Soon the Wave officers will be held two or three times I of attractive home games carded -
tianslated into actuality and multiplied ( "'A\'t: A notion prevailsthat detached from NATTC Arm School weekly as a musical prelude to Robert E. Lee and Andrew
by several million others' the "'A\1':8 keep increasing and will go out to their respective the movies at the auditorium. Jackson, Jacksonville's two leading
like them I is the foundation upon I In regular series till the I duties. It is with some surpriseand high schools, rate among the
which America today so C'onfidt"nt.I I maximum: arrive, and then the with a great deal of regret | Old standbys, such! as" "Down strongest school clubs in the state,
I the Old Mill Stream "Mem-:
ly .builds her bright hope for the aerie begin! again. No doubt I that we find five months have gone By the with Landon, in South Jacksonville -
ones and "By the Light of not far behind.
future. when two AVKS coalesce theyform by so quickly ,
a large one, but this!' doe I i While we were busy complaining Silvery Moon are the favoredi Two Marine Mars being watched.In .
not occur at fixed: Interval The that duty in Florida during the i I tune, according to a compilation a recent letter from Steve Owen, .
of turned in sailors and
mot common theory l" that the summer months was a rugged assignment requests by head coach of the New York giantspro :
tenth WAAE ti Is the largest, but that we couldn under- marines football club, your News! R el
Tennjson w >'. the ninth stand the theory of radio-that the I Popular songs got plenty of Reporter was asked to keep an eye
too and number of
backing, a requests -
code was coming at us much too on the doings-of "Kit" Kittrcll aDd
were made for sweet swingers -
Green Light Given fast for any human to translate Brad Ecklund This goes to hew
as "I'll Be Seeing You, "Time
tempus "fugited" and now we are how valuable the lads attached to
'Alone Will Tell, and "Amor,
Picnics On StationWant ready to shore off once again. I Amor." I the Marine Aviation Detachment

to haa picnic ? Thensimply Onr new assignments, those of I Also gaining favor) were such NATTC, are rated as plajers If
I I Owen thinks these lads are led hot:
Aircraft "
let the Welfare Departmentknow Training tunes as "Shine On Harvest Moon i
ball prospects its a cinch they
about it- Officers, will keep most of us in l Moonlight and Roses" "Swinging pro
Florida Lucky Ensigns Mounsey, :Jon a Star" "I'll Get By," and "It really bear watching
i! Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding I Allen, and Samms will go West Had to Be You" I :NOTE OF PROTEST, The heat

'J NATTC, has approved a plan Probably we will all get a chanceto I Men interested in hearing theirI I is on in the American League
for picnics on the station, and departments final stretch and loud K the
do duty there, for we under- ; favorite these
....;::-- divisions or units desiring -, stand the assignments rotate I songs on programs I bickering between the NATO
drop their in a
may requests -
to hold an get-:
I Police baseball exports -
= I Wherever look backon Department'
I we go as we box placed in the auditorium
together should submit requests to our experience here we will remember lobby I John Magovern and "Gu "
Welfare Officer i Lt. Carl H. Gustafson. Both nearly! blew a
Pfr. Scarborough, Hq colors
Larry I many things- at i! Charles McCarthy Mus2c, a I
Duty Clerk and announcer Schmitt OMO morning that 0100 gasket when the News Keel
Squadron every I member of the NATTC Band is
for the currently popular Wives and other members of the blast on the fire whistle to remind the organist and conductor) of the counted the Browns as practlcal1 -

quiz program "Ask Your Navy" immediate family can be invited us to hurry from the Ship's Serviceto I singing program. I in.
(Tuesday nights at 2100 on The picnics may le held at the I the next class = the day the I Gustafson, who follows th"n.

WJHP1. and a staunch disciple ,of area just off Birmingham Avenue, wires got all fouled up so that fouror A slightly battered housewifegot gers with an eagle eye for detail,
rank Walton, spent several happy or at the Mainside picnic area If five tapes of code came over says. "I dont want to take any-
on the bus after a city.'idf'bargain
days of angling: in Lake Apopka desired sports equipment can be one phone inspections, awe-in day, turned to her neighbar : thing away from Luke Sew ell aril
rear his mothers home in Orlando. obtained. spiring, as batalhons of men his gang: but they got the bulge t n
and said: 'Well I saved a
Florida. I Arrangements will be made by I marched by the reviewing stand- lot of us before<< we got Dick Wakefie-ld
According to Larry his vacation the Welfare Officer for the issueof the sound of cadence on the sidewalks : what did money gef'r today "NothingIcouldn't "Rt"aJly- back. Since then Pinky }Higgin
was pot only enjoyable, but educa- picnic rations by the Commissary -; as sailors and Marines triedto you and Doc: Cramer have come tQ life,
Iknal as well, since his mother Department Other refreshments outdo each other in getting back ----get--- on I and Rudy York has been givingus
hewed him the real (for is it will be arranged and paid and forth to classes-the noises Wave officers comes the privilegeof a long ball now and then. If

reel? ) art of fishing by pulling in for by the Welfare Department that go with radio all these we going to an Enlisted Man's Newhouser and Trout can keep up
All the fine bass that were caught. I not to exceed the cost of $.75 per will never forget School Our association and contact the iron man stuff, Luke had tet

Also, when their outboard motor man I A special vote of thanks goes to with the men of) the Navy has ter watch out."

sputtered and died, his pretty wife the instruction phase of the Arm been an experience which will Well Gus, my lad the uprising
and five-year-old son, Rolandent and postal authorities the School-to Lt. Hudt-Walker and serve us in good stead for the may be coming too late The
to work on it, putting it back in I! Two WAVES recently at the Post Joined OfficeThey Lt Comdr. Moore, for the patienceand 'remainder of our time in servicewe Browns have taken your club for

putt-putt-putt condition in less! Naval personnel Seaman 2c B P Ziemer understanding they displayedIn leave here with a tremendous twelve of the firteen games they've
than it takes to tell and G.are I. Zanner. getting us over all our gripes I respect for the job they are doing played. Their flair for winning the

PFC. Scarborough's fish story The Marine personnel is inactive and unceasing problems I and wish every one of them smooth game they have to win keeps cicp-
differs widely from the usual run. I j charge of Corp. Marion To very few officers, certainly sailing for the duration. I ping up, which distinguishes them

but his obvious and justifiable Jeter of Tampa Fla., and includes from Magovern deJ"JamcriudI :
family pride in relating it makes Corp. Joseph Gartner and "Noiv Hear This" I Yankees who blow hot and cold

mighty fine listening.. I Pfcs Ed Erdmann Bill Wilson. | Air New to run Football Sop.plement .
---- -wtS -- i who also writes a column for the When the four-team ft-ct-

20,000 Letters Delivered : Jax Air News P. M Rile, and I ball league gets under way the
Herb Johnston Jr. Lieut. H. L. NATTC Section of the Jax Air
Daily By Post Office I Cook is Marine Mail Officer Although q /1 ib 1 I News will issue!! a special news

Continued From Page Ten i : there is not so much of it [ supplement twice monthly to re.
the Marines' work is almost identical tions will be made for each issue,
hour or more of tiresome' painstaking to that of the sailors. ; with full coverage for the home

search. i Presiding: over the entire complement port these games All star selector :-
The sailor 411 whom we speak of Service personnel is n papers
might be any one of the follow.Ing Lieut. James T Jackson, lAVSi
: F. L. Anderson, SpM Ic!; J. ''U.S.N.R. A native of Dothan, Ala
II. Lynch SpM le!; C. II, Anderson :where he was a practicing attor I NEW BOOKS IN THE

fepM 2c; D. M.Taj lor, SpM ney. Lieut. Jackson came to Jack NATTC LIBRARY
2c; or Seamen Second CU,,s C X : Fonville 4 January of this year L ;; FICTION:
L\ Balky, S. Knbin teln. J. W.M directly from Naval Training Station UU..I .1 l> .irr. by R. D Filmic.

Na,.e, C lone Davis. It. E. Patton Point, Rhode Island, .oN-e'i:. ("roN
and O. W. KobertMin or Bugler: I I In addition to his duties as The A.n rtes. .. 2e I>. t: Priee. Mr. Jackson glnla Prewett ,
NATTC Mail Officer A Cratary .( r.IiIl..1 CrU..., by
In immediate charge: of this is also Voting: Officer, Income Tax :Net ins and \\rllenkampfChun .
hard-working crew is Chief Yeo- expert, Director of Rationing ; Kai-ikrk.. bH. H. Chan,
1'1555 IJItr a >.>. bv S J. Ffifltnart.ry .
man Fred Tlllbrook who joined watches and shoes!), and Supervisor I tI.rl..r: ; \\t (.., bv Ellen Out,
the Navy back in 1906 and wears of the Navy Recruit Center Flight: A....* the C l'I..ds l by J"h"
his sleeves long to accommodatehis Post Office which is staffed by Piulney
C W Kearse wi H.w U Ure In the C.oatry .ktk..tFarmiftK
many hash-marks The Chief is C. L. Melton, SpMSc. :, bY Milton VA end, '
an "old salt" in every sense of SpM3c and Seaman 2c H R. Berger J.nr...* )',.. tile East, by M. J.
the word having served all over J. C Codard, and C M. Robinson (;11I \'nTfcr.
I Multitudinous are the duties of the Officer of the Uay' Office, I I-..J Dhld..., by OrMle black,
the world as Pharmacist Mate as of the busiest at the Center Riddles ,. HaUrmatiri, fcy I:. F.
Picture shows
one department Lt.
well AS Yeoman. Of his many and I r Life in the Post Office appears, I' Noilhrup: 1 .
". varied tours of duty in his long) at first glance, to be largely: dull John S. Mafield, left and Lt. JR) Alfred 0 Bragg, right, in action *>....bfun... by J. B. Connolly
and colorful career the bright- I routine Routine, yes But thereIs the former answering one of the numerous calls that come In 'I They 1'l"Jrtl l .h Game, by }'i-eva
eyed, tobacco-chewing Chief claims scarcely ever a dull moment in during the course of a day, and the latter preparing to make an ( )ayson. --
postal work as his first and only I the busy complexity the human announcement over the l.>ud I. afr. Other <).!>.'* beside Lt. Majlleld -
love. Since coming to NATTC, he machine that is repponsitle for the are Lt. Francis X. Armstrong, Lt. (jg) Robert II. Forney, Jr., To a goltldigger any John with
has!! worked out several time-saving I happy highlight: in the day of and Lt. (j jg) George: Sthwartze, Lt. (jg) Dale K. Grime is a..istant jack: is jake.
,'cvicee and systems for which he I each sailor and rnaiine at NATTC O. 1) Chiefs attached to the e>nand ----'

\a been commended by both Naval. Mall Call. T. FoMer. Boy Buy War Bendy


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I L First Wrestling Did He Hit It? That He Did I Boxers Ready For Ring

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f' Tourney Slated ,,II I Wars Tomorrow Night

\: Over 100 potential boxing champions, eagerly eyeing U.
.: Here Next Week coveted golden gloves awards, are ready for the ring wars

t I with the opening of the NATTC tournament at 1930 tomorrow -
'Vith a number of good amateur f A at the outdoor Navy arena

grapplers among Navy Fists will fly fast and furiousas

and Marine students and I Favorites Win In the talented amateur ring men
Ship's Company personnel expected go all out in an effort to cop a
winners' award and achieve the
to enter the first
prestige that goes with being a
wrestling tournament ever TourneyThree champion. Second round matchesare

held at NATTC will start scheduled next Monday night,

Tuesday, 5 September.: favorites In the NATTC with the semi-finals on Wednesdayand
Softball tournament, Bks. 18, Bks. the big wind-up next Friday
Eliminations will be staged
1 and TTM, racked up initial victories Of the 100 to 110 fighters en-
eight weight classes, and appro- In the opening of the meet tered in the meet, virtually all
awards will be given the
priate last week.
picked up their ring skill under
winners and runners-up In But while the favorites were getting the boxing program at the Center.
division.All their first test two other Many of the boys have drawn the
men who want to put their with Just so-so records, TTR praise of experts here and are con.
wrestling ability to a test are '0 and Bks. 70, took a temporarylead sidered very promising mitters.
urged to sign up with one of the on the field with two victories Among the entries are a doz.
Instructors at the Navy arena today F. T. Benson of Ilks 74 takes a healthy cut at the whizzing softball each. en or so boys who have foughton

at which time they will be as his team walloped" TTQ In a tournament game last week. TTR took the measure of cards here before. This list
weighed to determine their class. IlkH 71 slashed over IS runs In the last three Innings to win, 17 to 7. Includes Joe
TTHD( ), 14 to 4, and then came \
Bouts, with a five-minute time Roy Bishop of T1Q is the catcher. The ump Is Hub Sandstrom. I back to whip Bks. 17 by :5 to 2. weight; Tom Phillips and Buddy J

limit, will be held In the following Bks. 70 trounced Bks. 69 by 9 to More, lightweights; Sljf Kupfer-
divisions: 95 to 115 pounds, 116 Gridders Start Practice Monday : 4 and pinned a 3 to 1 defeat on berg, junior welter; liob Smith,
to 125, 126 to 135, 136 to 145, 146 TTF. I senior welter; Freddie Palk, middleweight .
to 155, 156 to 165, 166 to 175, and Bks. 18 got past a tough one ; and Johnny Carter,

176 and up. In Four-Team NATTC LeagueA when it took a hard fought 5 to 4 light-heavy. Members of the regular .
A number of men already have decision from TTA-1. TTM out- I NATTC boxing team are

atgned up, and it Is hoped that spirited, hard hitting four-team NATTC football league, pointed Bks. 67 by 7 to 4, and not eligible to enter.
there will be a large group of Bks. 1 crushed Bks. 52 by 9 to 1. The number of entries reflectsthe
entries In order to put the initial due to provide an abundance of grid entertainment for thou- In other games, Ilks .. downed increase in the popularity of
meet over with a bang. The Navy sands of fans here, will get underway on 28 September with Bks 68 by 9 to 0, TTD-1 nosed boxing at the Center. In the first

arena will be the site of the bouts. initial practice sessions set for next Monday, 4 September.The out TTT, 4 to 2, Bks 53 scoreda tourney here, early in the Spring,
Chief N. S. Hansen Is in chargeof four teams are AEM, M.A. 5 to 3 win over Bks 3, Ilk* 5 there were only 80 entries
wrestling under the Physical D, Ship's Company, and a school Bluejackets Hurl nipped Ilks 75 by 7 to 2, Ilks Hbla"tt"d Winners in each of the eight
Training Department program and eleven made up of players from the TTQ, 17 to 7, and TTS weight divisions will be awarded
is assisted by the following Instruc- following schools Turret, ARM Baseball ChallengeDue outplayed Ilks G by 9 to 0. Bks golden gloves and the runnersupwill

tors: E. J. Coster, SpAlc( J. W. SK-V, Bombsight, and AOMA( ). 1 scored over Ilks 16 by 4 to 3 receive silver gloves. Bouts
Rymer SpAlc.( ) Charles Rotman.. Appropriate nicknames will be selected to the Inability of A. and Rand but a protest by Ilks 16 was allowed will be three rounds, one and a
( W. II. Kirkpatrick the Seaman Guard to get togetherin and the game Is to be replayed half minutes each.Eliminations .
SpAlc for the four teams at
II. Teetsel. ) and their scheduled encounter, the will be run off in
SpAlc, SpA)2c .
opening practice.Off station baseball tournament which the classes bantamweight .
The tournament is governed bya following :
C. L. Roosa SpA)2c. of last
the record year's play
started two weeks has fallen 115 122
ago double elimination basis. Any to pounds; feather.
/ fast furious and high class will competition be- through-much to the disappointment team losing twice is eliminated. weight, 123 to 130; lightweight
is assured. Squads of Manager Vic Teetsel and Following the conclusion of the 131 to 137; Junior welterweight
of whom ,
AND WHAT IS limited to 25 men many sandlot stars his NATTC Bluejackets. meet, an all-star game between the 138 to 144; senior welterweight,
were high school or The Jackets whipped the :Marines best enlisted men and officer players 115 to 152; middleweight, 153 to
YOUR RECORD? Because of the wealth of experienced 5 to 2, in the initial tour- will be staged.A 160; light heavyweight, 161 to
gridders here the ney tilt two weeks ago, and were single elimination tourney be- 175; and heavyweight 176 up,
Harsh words matey, harsh of play will exceed that of average scheduled to meet the loser of the tween the six teams in the Offi- Lt. Roy Womach. administrative
words.A high school ball, thus providingreal A. and R-Seaman Guard in the cers' League was scheduled to start assistant to Lt. Marty Karow: in
thrills for the spectators.All
columnist on the Blue- train- double elimination meet. this week. In the wind-up of theOfficers' the Physical Training Department
sports men, except physical However, with the untimely end Is in charge of the tournament.
League last week, the
NATTC, Mem- Instructors, eligible to
Jacket Newspaper ing are
of the tournament, Teetsel has issued instructors here
Boxing AI Sini.
winning Gunnery ten suffered its are
phis, took exception to our boxing go out for the various teams, and
a challenge to both A. and baldi Sp(A)Ie, Eddie Barnett.
team's claims, and those to do so are urged first defeat bowing before the fine
championship planning
R and Seaman Guard for the best SpAlc( ) Irving
rakes the coals in the following to attend the opening practice. two-hit twirling of Lt. Womachof Dubosky SpA( )
us over AEM will convene at 1800 Mon- two out of three game series with Administration. The Ad. team Ic, E. J. Buffallno, SpA)2c( and

Quote-National manner: Service Boxing day at the tennis courts, and the stake.the intra-station championship at won by 3 to 0. Lt. Elbright also Charlie Dedmon....SpA)3c.. ( )
combined school squad at the hurled a two-hit shutout as Tech-
what the
Champions.Jacksonville That's Fla, boxing same time at pool No. 2. Marine t_ j ..MMM nical Training whipped Bombsight, DFC To Wayne Morris
NATTC have beaten a candidates will gather at 1600 at 12 to 0, and Ordnance downed Wayne Morris, former actor, has
team claims. They
few stumblebum teams up and the drill field opposite( Marine Name Navy Vet As Brigade 9 to 3. won the Distinguished Flying
Final standings in the Officers'League
down the East Coast and not headquarters Ship's Company Cross for heroism and extraordi-
PU'PI'8111 report to Chief Hugh follow: Gunnery, 11-1; nary achievement in attacking and
far the East Coast so
they so let up it go to their heads and Smith during their physical Director Of PortLondon Brigade, 7-4; Technical Training, destroying six grounded enemy
the national service boxing I training period on Monday or 7-4; Ordnance, 5-6; Administration bombers last June 15 In the Bonin
claim the next day thereafter. 4-8; and Bombsight, 112.P.T.D.MovesT Islands
championship.Pride (Delayed) Cap-
In our own base, aside from Four experienced! coaches and tain Norman Seaton Ives, USN, a s The Navy lieutenant's wife, Mrs.
the confidence in the NATTC their assistants will direct the activities veteran of 25 years in the U. S. ;; Urges Patricia O'Rourke Morris, was no.
'boxing of the teams and two Naval service, has been appointedPort tifled of the citation. It said he
Memphis from accepting their claim.pre- squads of expert officials will preside Director at Cherbourg, the Gear Be Turned In attacked in a carrier fighter plane
vents us
made at the tilts. Teams will play U. S. Navy Section at SHAEF an- "in the face of very insistent and
No kind of a team up
one game a week on a field to be nounced. The Physical Training Department accurate antiaircraft fire."
of Joe Louises, could administer laid out at the softball area. It The first Allied officer to be- has changed from the old to
much of a beating to the bunchof is planned for contests to be playedat come director of a captured French the new. having moved from the

bruisers here at Memphis. 1800 on Thursdays and Fridays port since the invasion began, Captain new auditorium to Bldg. 513, the Rather than surrender, some
Therefore, if the Jacksonville starting on 28 September Ives will be responsible for old auditorium, and in order to Japanese on New Guinea are re.
rlngmen wish to test their skill to Chief Smith will be in chargeof all Allied shipping using Cher- keep gear records straight all officers treating through the wildest Jun.
the utmost and actually fight it the Ship's Company team. He bourg. Among his duties will be and enlisted men who have gle country in the world, taking a
out for the championship leave attended Defiance College, Wisconsin the berthing, grouping and dispatching I outstanding gear are requested to route so long and hazardous they
them get in touch with N A TTC. and Ohio State and is an experienced of all ships putting intoor turn it in Immediately.The may have to raise gardens along
Memphis. We promise surprises if mentor with six years of departing from the port in Band which formerly occupied the way for food.
they do. Unquote. high school coaching. His assistant line with military operations on Bldg 513, now is located at vs.
NATTC, Jax, would like nothing will be announced later. the continent. the new auditorium. Buy, Buy War Bonds
better than a match with Chief K. C. Miller of Eastern Captain Ives arrived in Cher- )r
their colleagues at Memphis Lt. Illinois State Teachers College and bourg a few hours after its fall Send the Tax Air News home! Bye, Bye Freedom
Marty Karow Athletic Officer, the University of Florida will handle and has been working since then
and Lt. Roy Womach, In chargeof the AEM squad. lie coachedfor with Commodore William A. Sul- BULKHEAD
boxing, hate had difficulty two years at Hattiesburg livan, USN in charge of salvage .
in lining up matches for our (Miss.) High and also put in several work there.Can't ----:- --

boys, and they are willing to pit years as assistant coach at '=-
our team against all comers any other high schools. Assisting Miller ,
De True
time matches can be arranged will be Tuk Baxley, SpAlc( >
without violating Navy traveling who played freshman ball at Auburn SALT LAKE CITY.-One of the ?.a.
regulations. and two years semi-pro. nation's top aces, MaJ. Richard I.

Our boxing team's title claim Chief George Kebba, aided by Bong, passed through here in a .)
was pretty well established, what Sam Crandell SpA)2c( ) will direct commercial transport liner and ,
with victories over the Charleston the combined school team. Kebbawa wasn't happy at aU about his modeof '1' gyp
Coast Guards, rated the south- sa grid and cage star at :Manhattan travel t
east's best team, and the Parris College and during his senIor "Oh-h-h, Bong moaned from
year there was assistant coach the confines of a heavy blanket,
Island Marines, rated the top serv- "
ice squad in the country. ot the freshman team. Crandall engaged "for a little sleep.
in in Eastern Carolina I Bong, who cracked Capt. Eddie
Admittedly, the loss to Parris Teachers sports Rickenbacker's world war I record :

Island in a return match took the Sgt. Pete llelLinl College., assisted l by by downing 2 planes in the south & ( c
edge off our claim. But we still Sgt. Chet HalUkl, both stars of west Pacific, was airsick. T
have an outstanding group of mit the 1913 Air Raiders, will coach %_3J --i
ters, who quite likely are fully cap- the Marines. Bellanl, NCO In New Life Suits For Seamen
able of handling their Memphis
chums. charge of combat conditioning at NEW YORK (CNS-The Mer- ....
MAD, starred for St. Mary's College chant Marine has devised a new
The Bluejacket article somehow in California, while Haliskl one-piece rubber suit for ship-
fails to mention the record compiled churned the gridiron for the University wrecked seamen-a suit that covers
by the Memphis "champions" of Oregon. I everything but the sailor's face

Probably a military secret. Men in the Physical Training Made of synthetic rubber, it is
While the article was good for a Department who have had previous worn over all regular clothing In-
laugh down here, it probably experience will make up the two cluding the life belt.
wasn't considered funny by the teams of officials. Heading the
Charleston Guards, the Camp Stew- two groups will be Chief Bill Missouri and later coached the
art soldiers (whom we defeated Musick, grid star at Southwesternat pigskin game for six years.
twice), or by Parris Island. After Winfield. Kan. who coached Chief John Daugherty will be
all, those boys aren't stumblebums high school teams for three years; Feldman's main assistant. Daugh
-_? t and Bernie Feldman. SpAlc( who erty coached high school ball for e)
played at State Teachers College at nine years and attended East Cen-
Get A Break
Mansfield Pa. Feldman has ref- tral and Oklahoma U.
Jack Benny, the radio and movie ereed grid battles for seven years Lt. (Jg) D. W. (Chris) Chris-
comic, Is overseas, concentratingon and coached for three. tiansen of the Physical Training 1
the sailors, according to an Working with Musick will be Department is in charge of the "We haven't developed very much in OUR calesthenica

exclusive story in The Billboard, Chief Harlan (Champ) Wood, who Intramural league, while Capt. class. Now, she must be in a class that's making real .,
theatrical weekly. He is appearing attended Northern Missouri State Fred Frink will supervise the ,
under U. S. Navy auspices Toau-hers College and the U. of M.A.D! entry progress. (



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