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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 19, 1944
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VOL. 2, No. 31 19 October, 1944



An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


U S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA..



First Smoker At Defeats Adversity To Regain Old Role Reduced Rate For

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Great Success < :, After November 1 :a:'*f .


Dancing, Tumbling, Boxing A .. SS It'll Cost 10 Cents For .:,1" : i

Entertain Those Present S S Trip To Jax; Round-Trip ". '

Thursday Night Oct. 12 Fares Are Eliminated ,"-l ;

Last Thursday night, October ,' Reduction in fares on buses op. :

12th, Jacksonville Municipal Num7 crating between Jacksonville and !
(rr ber 1 inaugurated its first smoker $v" this Station, effective Nov. 1, has 1
, been announced by Henry C.
of the Fall season by presentingto Church, Jr., vice president and : .

its personnel a program packed 2 fK' 2 e general manager of the Motor
with plenty of variety and action tAJ ;sy 5 b xi f 1' >' R"r Transit Company. k

consisting of dancing girls, tumbling The fare reduction affecting I.,
this Station is one-third of the T ':
e4 , k
hand and a Sfi t tr
balancing trampo- .
T present cost-in short, you'll be
line acts, and a boxing card of *::4 S i able to go to Jacksonville for 10 '

four good bouts featuring fighters s ; t cents.
from NATTC and Jacksonville t "We are very happy to be able
to advise that with the reduction
Municipal Number 1. A large i In city fare to five cents, effective
crowd composed of officers and Nov 1, the fare between the Na-

men, their wives, and visitors w : val Air Station and the city of
Jacksonville will be
reduced from
turned out for the smoker.
the present 15 cents rate to a 10
The program started with sev- : ;; cents rate," said Church. .
eral songs by Dick Fortney, Sic p "Any passenger: desiring to r
from NAS Jacksonville. Then came t h> eqS transfer from the station bus to a

lovely Margaret Zeigler, who city bus may secure a transfer
danced right into the hearts of upon payment of one cent and

everybody present. Fred Shore % 4 continue to ride on any of our bus. -
Lloyd Warner, Ensign Porter and r ? g es within the city of Jacksonville. -

E. E. Strickland followed with a 55S "Those within the city of Jack-
series of hand balancing and tumbling ko 4,5 S sonville riding our city lines, and
acts that thrilled the crowd. .r desiring to transfer to an Air Station .
Verna Jean Griffin was enthusi- bus may do so by paying theregular
astically received for her fine spe- was in October of 1911 that Rear Admiral C. P. Mason, then Captain Mason, presented Ching, city fare on the city bus.
cialty dancing. R. M. Irvine next magnificent German Boxer to tliU Station as the official mascot. All through '41, and during the great purchasing a transfer for one cent, .
did some death-defying twists and football season of 42, Ching proudly strutted before the crowds attending games played here. Then came and upon presentation of this
turns on the trampoline. Margaret I hard luck for the big dog-first illness, and then in '43 no Station football team. This year it's dif transfer, and five cents, to the Air
Zeigler was then called back to ferent. Ching's doing business at the same old stand, and he seems to feel the difference, judging from Station bus driver, such passenger
close the show portion of the program the proud manner in which he H! carrying himself in this picture taken at the football game here last will be entitled to ride to the Sta.
with some fast tap dancing Saturday. With Ching/ In the photo snapped prior to the start of the contest, are Rear Admiral A. C. tlon Between the Station and Set-
Mae Brainer, S2c, of NAS Jacksonville McFall and Captain Walton W. Smith, standing, and game captain, Lieut. Bill Leckonby, kneeling beside tl Ave., the fare will be five cents
1
.- and Hollywood, California the faithful canine and north of Settl Ave., 10 cents. /
acted as master of ceremoniesfor "These reduced rates apply not } <

the show. True To Tradition Of A only to Naval personnel but also t
The four boxing bouts immediately Navy Fighting to civilian employees" 5 t


were announced followed the by show.S. Raymond They Heart Ching Again Leads NAS GriddersThere's

Weeks SK3c, of Jacksonville Municipal HAS Jox
Number 1, who also acted
as general master of ceremoniesfor someone in the Navy Shellbacks
the entire program. The first aboard this Station who doesn't

featured R L. Stevens, AMM3C, worry about shore-duty surveys,
130 pounds, of Amarillo, Texas, uniform regulations, saluting, and Must Have Their Fun, Even In Serious To Hove
and attached to the Recruit Train the like.

ing Center of Jacksonville Municipal He's Ching, full-blooded German Business Of Waging War On Japs
Number 1, and G. S. Hynds, Boxer, and official athletic mas- "
AMM3c, also of the Recruit Training cot of the Jacksonville Naval Air I 5"After
wnen a snip crosses toe Equator Coge
Center, Jacksonville Municipal Station.
Number 1, weighing 132 pounds,, Ching, like other famous perso- anything can happen and the Bond Sales Hit
and whose home is Troy, New nalities; has enjoyed a meteoric Shellbacks usually see that it does!

Yor't'! Hynds won the bout by career. He rose to heights of fame, King Neptune takes over the ship a lapse of two years, bas-
de-?'. ion. went into eclipse, and now is well $59,257,925 In ketball will come back into its own
for a day and initiates all "green"crew
The next bout featured two more along the way to a full-fledgec members to the ways of the this season at the Station, accord
' Jacksonville Municipal Number 1 come-back. ing to an announcement made by
Of one thing can be sure. deep. Month Of
boys. C H. Holland, from Charles you Sept. Lieut. Comdr. Lawrence Haskell
Ching has an irreproachable On an aircraft carrier in the athletic director.
ton Mississippi, and G. P. Bailey
background and has always South Pacific, the "Plan of theDay" The job of coaching the 1944-45
North Conway, N H. These menweighed Hitting the second!! highest
each. C, II. read, "All uniforms will be Flier cagers has been entrustedInto
': 167 pounds pang. monthly total in the history of the
Holland won the fight by decision. worn backwards today, so all Navy War Bond program, bond the capable hands of Lieut. 1
belles his kindly nature and it hands appeared on deck looking as Sax Elliot, experiencedcourt
The semi-final followed these two purchases by uniformed and civilIan a widely
battles and featured J. F. Clancy it not nfl uncommon sight to see If they were walking backwards. personnel in September totaled' mentor. Lieut. Elliot's St.

155 pounds, of Manchester, N H, some burly sailor hastily beat a The men were given the usual 59257925. This total, exceeded Mary's (Calif.) Preflight quintetwon
and attached to NATTC, and W. retreat when Ching gets a littletoo tarring and powder, then gathered only by the July volume of $78- 21 games without a single
H. Lawhorn, 160 pounds, of South dose only to to see the dog below where the officers and men 537,569. brought the grand total defeat to mar its record last
Bend Indiana attached tGt Jack- snuggle up some youngsterlike alike, straddled brooms and pro- since October 1941 to $796,979- season.
sonville Municipal Number 1. This a playful puppy. ceeded to circle for "landings. Practice tryouts win be held
was a no-decision bout. Ching came out of obscurityback After being waved in by the signal 542.September purchases represented at 1530 at the Malnside Audi-
in October 1911 when Ad- torium Friday and Saturday, S-l
officer, they were catapulted increase of 91.6 cent
The final bout main event, of an per
or
of the miral C. P. Mason, then a Captainand (boosted) off their brooms into a over the $30477763 figure of the November, and all hands are Invited -
the evening featured two
'. Commandant of the station to turn out for the All-
where received"gentle"
tow target they
month last
( ,finest lightweights in the country here, presented him to the base as same year Station squad.
taps by broom-wielding of the September 1914
Analysis
contendersfor
They are both strong championshipof a mascot. He was a familiar figure Shellbacks At the end of the initiation results shows that $38,273,925 were Lieut. Elliot is now canvassing':
the lightweight at all football games during the Station for talent and application -
all hands were served mess allotment purchases by uniformed
Ed ,Veenie"
world. -
the They were 1911 and 1912 Nattily dressedin '
by the officers and given cards, of the Navy, Marine blanks for basketball are
personnel
137 the National
Barnett pounds,
his blue and yellow coat, Chlng I
I available at the Jax Air News office "
Service Cham- making them official Shellbacks. Corps and Coast Guard $18287-
Lightweight: would strut along the field as I
the Mainside Welfare depait-
State Golden In the following weeks and 250 were civilian purchases under
pion, and formerly though he were fully aware that
ment, the NATTC Welfare Department .
Gloves Bantamweight Champion of months this carrier was cited as the payroll deduction plan, and
he held the center of attractionand
Virginia, of Salem, Virginia, and that all eyes in the stands the most efficient ship of its class. $2.696,750 were cash purchases. department. and the Bldg.Physical 726 Training Application
the ninth consecutive month,
For I
attached to NATTC, and "Buddy"Thomas were upon him. Later when the
cards will also be distributedto
the naval training centers and the
the "Pride of Jacksonville players were on the field, Ching
In department and division Person.
$1,500,000 NavyAt naval air stations showed the way
Municipal Number 1, who also would squat along the sidelines nel officers '

was the former Golden Gloves Washington taking In the game like a dignified Sea Or Overseas I cent in the of bond the program civilian, with personnel 9-1.8 per of Present plans call for the All.
of
Lightweight Champion spectator, mutely backing his
up 17.6per Station Fliers to play outstanding:
D C This was a very good team. WASHINGTON (CNS) More the training centers Investing service and college teams in the
fight: and kept the crowd at an But, alas, all this was to end. than 1,500,000 officers and men of cent of pay In bonds and the Southeast, providing, of
exciting high pitch during its three Around the first week of Decem- the United States Navy are now at same percentage of air station per- that enough experienced players course

fast rounds. No decision was giv- ber, 1942 it was decided thatChing sea with the fleets or assigned to sonnel Investing 13.3 per establishment cent. show interest to warrant a "fast"
naval -
For the entire
en on this fight. should play a more impor- overseas duty, the Navy Depart- schedule.
53.8 cent of the total
The entire program was spon- tant role in the war. With civilians ment has announced.... employees Invested per 121 per cent Basketball has been in eclipse
..
sored by the Athletic Department in all parts of the country of payroll. since the 1911-42 season when the
of Jacksonville Municipal Number giving up their canine pets to the Japs Wire Booby TrapTo Bond gross purchases for the first nine Station's Fliers won 16 games and
1, which Is headed by Lieutenant K-9 Corps, the patriotic duty of months of 1944 were $390688902, lost four. Lieut. Comdr. NormanLee
Howard Burnell and Lieutenant Ching was to become a war dog. Bodies Of Marines as against $191123,010 for the then an ensign. coached the
Sterling Geesman. They were as- So the days of idle playing were 1911-42 Fliers. The Station did t
for increase
same period last year, an -
r ..-glsted by Lieutenant Harold C. put aside and Ching took up the PELELIU ISLANDS (CNS) of 10 i.4 per cent. not have a regular team in the
. \../ arrls, Welfare and Recreation serious business of war. The Japs wired grenades to the 1912-43 or 1943-44 seasons
Officer of Jacksonville Municipal Unfortunately, however, Chlng bodies of marines slain in action =- Lieut. Elliot, the liters'' new
Number 1. The program was very unknown except to a few faith behind the lines here, so that BROOKLYN TcNSX( ) Axel coach, has a colorful basketball'
enthusiasticallyreceived by the ful friends: and his keeper James medics attempting to recover them Thorsen, arraigned on a charge of background. Ills unbeaten st.I I
large crowd and at this writing W. Burkhart. operator of No. 9 were mangled In the resulting explosion painting his wife's face white, ex- Mary's courtmen were rated
another smoker is being planned. water treatment plant wasn't in according to a report by plained that she had disturbed his among the top teams on the Pa-
the date of which will ba an. the best of health. The rigorous MaJ. Henry Adams, of San Diego, morning slumbers by painting the Continued On Page Seven
nounced later. Continued on Page FIve Cal, kitchen








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19 October 1944
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS

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; Yard Police, Many Of Them With \ Tiny WAVE Many Bonds






Vast Experience Do. Great WorkIt's .


true the Yard Police do not --

track down vicious underworld I TI( :
gangsters nor do they concern i Assault.Ships Old Salt I I.Y
themselves with breaking up den'sof .

vice, but in all other respects War On Says. tAt
:
they operate like the police forced Japanese
( any American city. first I thought It was just
accidental but now I believe the r
station
In running a Naval air Get Priority'Foreshadowing
the size of this one there are many Top chow here's really gettin bet

which can only be solved ter. %
problems And the ('hoha1l8 Is lookln
efficient police force. And the all-out assaults -
liy an
the Yard Police have proved themselves soon to be hurled againstthe more like real cafeterias. counter Now | Jr
Yourself at the
the task. call has been you help
equal to Japs an urgent '
to pickles, lettuce, salads tpw :.4W $,
of traffic it'ne issued by the Navy and the U. S.
handling
Smooth sti
and stuff. I reckon the messcook i"Nr ws. rsA
chief Maritime Commission for top 3
of the department's
still don't taut us with
duties, Over the station's miles of speed in the completion of the big the meat and vegetable' and
streets flows a steady stream ol new fleet of attack transport and
,
pie though
motor vehicles, military and civ\ I cargo ships to carry the war right When they get around to
ilian. In the early hours of the into the enemy's front yard. holding out the breakfast bean

morning and in the late afternoonthe Operations are in the offing' for dinner why then nobody Wps
stream swells! to a rushing torrent I which will dwarf anything yet undertaken couldn't have any kick. ,
and the fact that traffic tie- In the Pacific and theplanned 0' r '
ups and snarls are held to the offensives await deliveryof -- ., Ii,' ,"II I': 'JI't,, J1 f"- .
,
tribute to the Sleeve '. \ i ,f.- ; ..L/..
. latest minimum is a I enough of these special combat- MarkingsFor ,, /, '
,
capable management of the police loaded vessels-the "strongbacks'of ,: t ,I, \e,\ iJs ; //. ,
,
invasion-to do the job. This F .-,,; -
force.The majority of the men serving fact poses a stern challenge not WAVE SeamenSleeve
t' under Chief II. It. Ble\ln only to all yards constructing or
are former law enforcement officers converting APA's and AKA'a markings consisting of
who are lining. to good advantage I Navy designations for Attack short narrow stripes, will be worn

f their experience gainedIn Transports and Attack Cargo henceforth by all First and Second 4 -
f civil life. Traffic control I te a Ships), but also to the hundreds of I Class Seamen and all First and

job for ex|>erienred hands, and sub-contractors manufacturing fittings Second Class Hospital Apprenticesof ...
anyone Mho" has seen the long and other components, as the Women's Reserve U. S. Na- :
I
f lines of cars .pulling out of the well as spare parts. val Reserve. Hitherto, the more e
parking lob at 1630 homeward The extreme urgency of this than 20,000 non-rated women have
" l"fIund. mart, have marveled at program was recently brought into I worn no distinguishing mark simi- I--a
the way the vehicle have been sharp focus when President Roos- lar to the cuff stripes on the uniforms -
able to move steadily and .speedily evelt, returning from his confer- of non-rated men. :
l toward the two exit gates. ence with Admiral Nimitz and The new stripes, two inches in I

Motor traffic poses other problems General MacArthur in the Pacific, length, will be worn at a slant in ,
I the name position on the sleeve asa -----
too. Rules and regulations declared : Naturally cannot ---- -----
controlling speed, parking. and I divulge any detailed plans discussed petty officer's rating badge, i.e..
1 ether phases of motor vehicle operation relating to the all-out drive j half way between the shoulder and Smallest Wave Biggest
must be enforced. Violators I against the Japanese. I can say to elbow. Seamen First Class!, and ,

must be apprehended and punished I you, in all sincerity that the com Hospital Apprentices First Class
t for the safety of all hands. This I bat-loaded ships now being constructed will be designated by three stripes, Investor In War BondsTiny !

[ is one. of the jobs of the Yard Po- will play a highly and Seamen, Second Class, and
important part in the amphibious Hospital Apprentices' Second I
lice.There are other things to be done campaign in the Pacific. As Com- I Class, by two stripes. The Hospital Vivian O. Kintler. Sic. partrnent, and she married him I

that are equally as important. Uniform 1- i mander-in-Chlef of the Army and Corpsmen will wear a red cross walked into the War Bond Office last July in St. Edward's Chapel

regulations on the station : Navy, may I personally urge that above the stripes. this week and walked out with six Shortly after their marriage, her
must be enforced, and it is the I every man and woman engaged in The stripes will be white on blue $1.000 bonds and three $100 bonds.! I transferred te the
l.- task of the Yard Police to apprehend I the construction of these special uniforms and blue on gray or She thereby became the biggest husband; was Kistler states that
those who despite all warnings I type vessels be informed of the white uniforms.In !!. investor in War Bonds of any, Wert Coast. .I
persist in violating these reg- I importance of delivering them at addition, seamen who have WAVE on this station. 1 I the only time she has been sorry when.
ulations. The police take custody 1 the earliest possible moment completed a full course at a Class Kistler was born in Monroe she was in the Navy was
. (f prisoners upon confinement or "A" service school, or have successfully Michigan, twenty-one years ago. I her husband was transferred and 1.
release from the station brig. They I-b.tath; ; station. passed the required examinations She is only 4 feet 11 inches tall, an she could not go along with him.
Fcoit men who are being dishonorably I Periodic auction sales of unclaimed I for a petty officer's inch under regulation height for 1 I After the war, they plan to take
discharged as they checkout : laundry, clothing of deserters rating will wear the specialty\ WAVES, and she states she had to the money they have invested in
in the various departmentsand and men who have received -I mark of the rating for which they talk for a half hour to persuade;' War Bonds and build a home and
then accompany them to the I bad conduct or dishonorable discharges -I are qualified. This mark will be the Navy to overlook the absence I I maybe start a business'! of their
city where civilian clothes are purchased and articles from the lost worn immediately above the seaman of that extra inch. own. In the meantime they Are
for them. I and found department which have I stripes She has been in the Navy for going to continue contributing their
Another important diity'l answering gone unclaimed are held under the I --- fourteen months.! She met De- services and lending their money
all fire alarms to keep supervision of the Yard Police. In Wayne D. Kistler, AMM3c at this' to their country for a sooner realization -
r crier at the scene of the conflagration addition the force musters the restricted -I station when they were both billeted of peace and their own per-
and to control traffic I men and takes charge of The Ladder De-I
Up in Assembly and Repair snit l postwar plans
keeping ould- sightseersat I those who have been awarded extra I : __. _
a safe distance. A roving motor I duty at Captain's Mast. Membersof I
.patrol J* maintained by the the force are at hand to insure Advancements In Ratings Gradual Retirement Some

Yard 1'olice throughout the day, ; order and to assist at Mast, and i Jacksonville I
and Intermittently by night I are on call at all times for special At HAS,
similar to the prowl cars of civilian duties. I Officer Personnel Given
police force The patrol isconstantly I The Yard Police department is Th following advancement In ratIngs -
us of Oct. I, hs\e been announcedon
on the lookout for under the direction of Commander this Station:
f rpeedters;, reckless> drivers, Illegal Fred Gage, Yard Officer and I'I'Ii To CMaMiAA), J. I. Calhoun.To Bureau Of Personnel O.K.Gradual .
f parker, and such foolhardy First Lieutenant. MaMlr. Y". J. Brtin. F. Edwards,
] drivers who operate their Ii I Will H. C.) Herrin Alvah L. Reagan R. retirement to an inactive status of all Line ami

automobiles in a manner *o as I -- To WaM2c. L. H. Cohen. Jr.. C. R.Fv'fe. Staff officers of the regular and the Naval Reserve -
Corps Navy
t. endanger the lives of others Send the 'ax Air News home! I J. H. Jolty. D. A. McRae. t
I --- K R. Mimi, G. E. Scheeier. N. E. who were recalled- to active duty beginning with the

I I ner To MaM.V. A. Babe A. r"I'national emergency in 1939, recently became the announced f
First To Get New Blue Stars : lLp
'I I Broadwell.. w. :a nt. C. C. Russe : Circular
BuPers 1
to -
of the
according
C: -E.- Eubank*. E. P. -f rolit: A: W.: Gil- policy Navy Department
lean H. M. Hallman. J. G. Moore. S. G. Letter No. 28544. i
.
.*4iie Nation J. G. OrIn, E. M. S<-hremf'J.F" "Beginning with the declarationof ficrrs of or above the ages Indicated
S Shannon. G. L. Webb, R. H. below: ,
White. W. C. Wjlle. Jr. a National Emergency in 1939.
. I I To Tic;T): L.: C. Johnson, E. Simp- available retired officers, including "Flag officers 64, Captain 6O. f
.. IOn.I retired for disability Commanders 55: Lt. Commanders
those physical -
I To T2c T). A. N. Burgdorf. M. A. 50. Lieutenants .::5, Lieutenants
Fltzulmmon. M. L. Giant. E. J. were recalled to active duty
Hughes!: B. J. Ml>f>lta. C. M. Snow T. Die letter read. "Since that time ( jg) 45, Ensigns 4:5: CWO and WO

i L To Staudt.RMlcT). H. H Jacobson. H. L. these officers and many officers 50.
t I Kuhlman L. A. PrltaKin, W. C. Rey-' retired subsequent to that time "The above table is not intendedto
"o+do"'RrT Stanley.I have served the nation and the limit release only to those officers -
It ), M. M. Marawfl. indicated. The
i To RM3v: t P Collier I Jr., B. D. Parker. R. E. invaluable service in developingthe desires of individual retired off_
Warblneton. Navy to its present strengthand cers *f any ages for return t* i
Banach, M. Flaxman.
M.
To SKDlc.
I active to be given favorable -
To SKD2c, J. H. Judd. A. M. Kemp.T efficiency. Many have per- duty are
i M Little. Jr; E. F. McCann.; W. D. formed this service at a very considerable consideration whenever the
'
M :9Klj..fT Tiller. Sr. personal sacrifice. needs of the service permit."In .
,! ). H. L. Babbit. Sr.. C.
w B Clark, G. G. Eilgar. "The officer personnel situation order to provide the Bureau
To YH-cT" >. L. L. Amariel. W. T ha now Improved suffirlently with full information on which to
i' -i 9t Frl7e T lx>mhai' .
I I To Y2ciT) I. H. R. ThruOi.
; To VfciT). K. J. Nea here, A. J, younger officer, both reer\e plan Bureaus, Administrative offices -
y 0 RplllJ.. P. W lkf'r. Sr. : and! regular, to penult the commencing I and commanding officers are
i'i i n..Tc,> !siv' B.J.Beamish s. Ajer A.*. S.C. K Chaney A. Br-. A of a progressive releaseof directed: to forward to the Bureau

Chick E S. Ciane. K. I.. Durden. A. V retired officers from further their recommendations regardingthe ,:
"*rh R. S. Font M. D. ."(" "(lm. N. P active, dllt)'. order of release> to inactive
J-.ulf\ R. J. llHflMl. H. A. Holland
R R K. Millet. F. L. "The release of retired officers duty of retired officers under their
< U I IAMulils. D L. Ro\\ land., 54. L.rh"mVson. from active duty is not to be construed (commands indicating:: the names
of those retired officers whose
i I T.o'! 11"4 SC), L. P. Ancellno. J. M. as other than one of the
Aion.i R. L. AitlgLinl. G. J. Ba/lnrl. essential first steps to adjust officer services can be spared without an
A T Beck C. l1f'ruh. Jr.. W. J. Bram- and immediate contact relief. Where
to current
personnel !!
len .F Bus E. Jo:. Chait. C. M. Canelm.R prospective I adequate relief will
M. (jg) Sara Hill, first WAVK officer on the Station to buy hernrw (hilstens, Q. J. Colovlta, W. II. requirements .of. the Naval necessary an reasonabletime.
within
blue star, N shown In the WAVES Uniform .Shop with clerk A)air. 1iaa\ E.,, Dow Ji line.H. R.J. D.lllller.Evan T.: service. be provided. The names of a any officers'!,
Mr,.. Lottie Rose diM-iiMklng just t'xactly1In.. they will go F. Johnson. B. jchrse. J. N. MarlolKE "The release of retired officers regardless of whom commanding
Daughter of Mr and Mri.' c. U. Simmons"' tt.VJI Sapphire Drive, J. I'nrulfia. H. S. Panerlnin, G firm active duty must! necessarilyproceed officers age consider not

Jacksonville, and wife of J. Clarence. Hill, of Newberry, Florida, Lt. I J.I'l G.\ooulwlI.Too/ek.C. P.V. Rrvfkant J. Veidl., J.J. M.Wise Sldor.H. gradually M as to result physically or otherwise fully qualified -
(jg) Hill taught M-hool before her enlistment In the Navy, and WAN I V Wilght. in a minimum disturbance to the to remain on active duty
secretary for the University of Florida, at nalnf'iII\lilt", Florida from To SlcBki( T. L. Barker 3. P. Naval service. For this reason, it '
should be indicated.
which Institution she received an AHK degree. She joined the "'om- P.Cmndall.F. Wilson.VV. J.E Lantr.fr -nfcman: J. .F.' 1'ellor. i is the Bureau's intention to release *- -- .

tn'g K tf'ne in September, 1912, trained at Smith College, North- To C1IkIT), J. Hauls R. Tarver first those officers whose physical'
ampton, Maachtisett, and wan selected to remain there A4 Instructor T. Vaughan.: condition or advanced age-in grade PHILADELPHIA (CNS) D.
, far sixteen month. In typewriting In the OomrounkattoB* --- lenders desirable their early return K. Ernst, hypnotist, was working
School. She reported aboard this Station In January, 1944, ands GERMANTOWN Pro (CNS)- t. inactive duty As a general on a eeuple of victims In a school
h attached to a fighter squadron at present. The Philadelphia Common Pleas guide in the Interests of uniformity auditorium when suddenly his audience -

Mrs. Lottie Rot. 3740 Sommers, Jacksonville, Ig manager .f U. Court ban restrained ClarenceCourtney the Bureau withes! first went to sleep, He discovered -
Uniform Shop, A. part of the WAVES Ship'* Sen ee. Her kusbaad. 71, from getting a citron. consideration for return to Inactive he had hypnotid 35 students. -

1A1o1w.. F. Rose AEM Sf, te an Instructor at NATTC. frees hk wife, Margaret, 72. duty given te aH retired ef- .





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I:. Be It Peace Or War, The Hustle And Bustle Of Tough LCI's Were

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p-'. Broadway 'Is The Same And Servicemen Like (It Used As Gunboats .


_
:" A mentor .( the .II.ted n+r>tn- I In Guam InvasionLCI's i
, t\ ') lieU from this UtUn 'rereatlr enjoyed Trio Decorated At Municipal No. 1
:'t. leave I. New' York Cltr. At th.
'. \ request .1 the JAX AIR NKWS h. infantry '
wrote the follower story pletarlnr (landing craft, )
the "Oar White Way" as U U to did just about everything but land
b'./I'. turmoil day In and this period, ., world strife, troops during the Guam campaign, y
care."Bagdad u according to Staff Sgt. James E.

,\ Hague, Marine Corps combat cor '
on the Subway, the
shrine and mecca of pleasure seekers respondent. "Rocket launchers, ex. .
-
t" from all : "qc8 tk tra guns all over the decks, and i
of
corners the globe ; ry ,
rt nearly inch )
in
t ammunition every
and from all walks of life, Is un-
of space once allotted to troops,
changed after three years of war .j
transformed the LCI from a troop .
Except for a sprinkling of uniformed conveyor to a gunboat, known t.. I
figures throughout the as LCI (G)," he reported -.
throngs which nightly wend their s ",.
These tough little craft can take
way down the fabled "Gay White t /
it, as is evidenced by one instance J. (1
... Way, New York City, mighty related by Hague. It happened en .1
,;,. metropolis of this great nation and route to Guam. An LCI gunboat :l; \
:..: crossroads of the world, remains a rIf loaded from bow to stern with in- k} \
: teeming, bustling place that has vasion ammunition, but with only "1' !
Vii.!: escaped, in appearance at least, /I Itself
.. its small crew aboard, put o
f.. unscathed by the bloody conflict Fyn in the way of a torpedo headed fora

:ts encircling the world. Marine-packed LST. The torpedo .. '
e ; To the civilian population, bent ; i ripped off the forward third of the
on its own manifold and widely \ 1k LCI killing those in that part of 1

1. divergent ends, the mantle of war the ship.
i:.. 00 seems to have fallen lightly. Hur. The survivors hastily abandoned -
tying through the streets, the people the LCI but the gunboatdidn't j
seem oblivious to the uniforms + sink. It took 10 salvos ,
"
around them-uniforms represent. from one of our destroyers to /
ing every nation united under the Y send the gallant little tub to the
banner of freedom and democracy. r I : : dV > bottom of the Pacific \
Those wearing the uniforms are l't
brushed aside especially those "When the gunboats reached '
gazing in awe at the city's myriad : Guam several days before the July ,.
attractions as tourists once did, ,,21 invasion," continued Hague,
not with deliberate purposefulnessbut r+ 'they shoved their stubby little .
rather with an air of detach. 1 u P? noses to the edge of the reef. Easily k
., ment and preoccupation which is'' I the best targets for the Jap j :

typical and characteristic of all the guns ashore, they plastered the <1 '
city's millions I beach with their rockets, their 40 ;.J
mm's and their 20 mm's. i
Of course there are such annoy
,., ing things as rationing, gasoline I "Lieut George I. Waidman, 1
shortages, pay-as-you-go income USNR, had an assignment to the .
, f taxes, and the like which beset northern beachhead, the hottest of ,
I Gar the civilian population throughoutthe I the two landing beaches on Guam. j
Another LCI had gone aground, her I
country. But at worst, these
.t:' are petty things, and the gaiety I' stern hooked on the reef. Although :
::.t which has prevailed along Broadway the coral heads scraped his own ;
boat's bottom, Lieut Waldman
for continues
\i. so many years
undiminished ---.... passed a cable to the grounded j
t Money Is plentiful, so plentifulin Decorations were awarded Saturday I a) 'for meritorious achievement in Honor Penant and the Navy Per. gunboat."As "

' fact that It makes the lush to the three men shown I aerial flight as pilot of a Liberator sonnel Honor Penant have been the rescue work went on,
. x' days of the late '20s seem drab above at an impressive ceremony bomber which--made a daring and awarded to Jacksonville Municipal Jap guns opened up on both craft. I
't and pale by comparison. And during Captain's Inspection at the effective night attack on an en- I The salvage crews ignored the fire f
1" the money Is not concentrated U. S. Naval Auxiliary Air Station, emy convoy west of Truk, resultingin : Number 1 in recognition of the excellent but the men on the LCI guns fired '

' in the hands of an ostentatious Jacksonville Municipal Number 1. severe damage to a destroyerand record maintained by the at the enemy gun flashes, either ._ 'I
'{.. few Moreover, It Is spent with Recipients of the awards are (read- a large cargo vessel, and con- naval and civilian personnel on the knocking out the guns or discouraging ;
t eeemingly reckless abandon, and ing, left to right). Lieutenant siderable damage to other ships station. Commander Nieberle reada the Jap gunners, The cable .
... the night spots, bars, theaters, George A Mellard, U. S. Naval Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate letter of congratulations from parted and. Lieut. Waldman essayed -
?W, and other amusement places, be Reserve, Russell, Kansas, Lieutenant Buechler was awarded the Presi- Captain W. W Smith, U. S. Navy, the rescue task once again. t
,expensive: I Bernard F. Rude, U S. Naval dential Unit Citation Ribbon for Commandant of the Jacksonville "lie got alongside but he

Reserve, of Indianapolis, Indiana; service aboard the USS ENTER- i Naval Air Station, which letter in couldn't budge the other boat

'i;.. even more exclusive, intimate Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate PRISE, which ship was cited for part stated, "Qualifications necessary lie was hooked on a coral head
,4. swank bistros! are raking In the John A. Buechler, U. S. Navy, of consistently outstanding performance for the privilege of flying himself. Under enemy fire he ';t..
I shekels at a more rapid rate Milwaukee Wisconsin; Lieutenant and distinguished achieve- I these penants are high, and your 'sallied' his ship free by orderIng ,,
1 than they ever dreamed pos Rude received the Air Medal "for ment during repeated action station may well be proud that It all the crew topside and having '
sible. extraordinary achievement as pilot against enemy Japanese forces in has met and sustained these stand. his men run from one side
.; To the servicemen the city is a and commander of a PB4Y-1 air- the Pacific War Area, December 6, ards." On behalf of Captain Smith, of the deck to the other as he
.veritable paradise. There are young plane in connection with opera- 1941, to November 15, 1942" The Commander Nieberle extended his worked each screw alternately "
beautiful tions of major task force 3 Com- congratulations to Lieutenant Eli t tJ.
( women, young women, a on presentation was made by "One LCI skipper, Lt. (jg) Matt
in numbers far greater than they rand" October, 1943, and during a mander Carl F Nieberle, U S, H. Fink War Bonds Officer, and .
Reichel, USNR, figured his men
dared while attack officer of the also to Miss Louise Paulk, Civilian
ever imagine day I bombing and photographic Navy, commanding
I fired 1,000 rockets, about 5,000 f
dreaming at some far away out- mission against enemy aircraft station. :1 Group Agent as well as to all naval -
I
rounds of 40 mm and about 20000rounds
post or a muddy foxhole. Thereare and installations on Wake Islandon Also featuring the ceremonywas :I and civilian personnel attached of 20 mm. This was just !
at every hand a wide varietyof 5 October, 1943" Lieutenant an announcement by Com- to the station who made the .
I one LCI's share in the firing.
places of all sizes, shapes, and Mellard was awarded the Air Med- mander Nieberle that the Civilian I, achievement possible.Commercials .
descriptions, in which to while -

away the time with Dan Barleycorn almost can't believe that there can able bed. The parade is over,

There is a deeply appreciated be that many people in the whole though but for a brief few hours. Follows Natural
lack of military formality FOR SALEThree
which is a refreshing escape from world. And it's harder still to believe Soon the city will be stirring again. officers uniforms. Two blue Instinct Finds :.
that elsewhere in the country The subways, now carrying home and one dark green Blue overcoat. Size ,
the life of the
regimented army cities, towns and hamlets 38, 32 waist Contact Mabel Griffin,
are jam- the last lingering pleasure seekers,
camp or naval base. They walk Shop 16, A &: R or call 9-4600 evening Safety At Bow ::
packed, too. Tonight, as are with clear-
down the street blissfully ignoringthe you will soon be packed Two walnut occasional chairs. Practically -
swept along with this relentlesstide office and factory workers new. 3442 A. Dewey Park. Ext.
eyed
M.P.'s S.P.'s
and who are in 609 Claude C, Johnson, AMM2c, was
ample evidence, for they have already you are certain everyone in rushing to their offices and plants. Screened-ln baby crib bedroom suite, sitting on a box of hand grenades
the United States is at this moment The streets will alive
learned that the again come dinette, living room chairs and lamp
men swinging
in New YorkIt' with people and the early morningscene Will sell bv piece or lot, Call Jacksonville with an acetylene tank in his ...
the billie clubs do not come
up hands when
2-9077. a Jap torpedo plane
midnight, and the crowdsare of desolation, the clickety-
and the collar. Everyone bed and
grab you by Maple junior maple baby :zoomed in and dropped a tin-fish.
is deeply engrossed in the even heavier than before. clack of the hoofs of the horse bed Both practically new Also 1 kitchen
of One, two three o'clock In tile drawing the milk wagon, echoing equipment. Call C. W Caldwell Ext. It narrowly missedthe ship's stern
pursuit happiness.
8500. but Claude wasn't there to it ,
see
morning has come and gone, and loudly through the strangely quiet
This, then, is the ideal liberty ---II.ai- '
still the crowds stream by. Will streets, will be remembered only go by. Like any other normal per. 5"-
town, a place dream about but .
you ? Buy, Buy \\ar Bonds! son he had imitated a streak of.
they never cease vaguely. The parade begins again
are almost positive does not exist. ;'
and it is the same, day OrBye lightning, and had ended up. at
The sheer mass of humanitymoves Finally, as the first faint streakof exactly bowBritish .
the
ever along the street, on light appears in the sky you after day, night after night-only ', Bye Freedom ---1I.ai

the sidewalk and in the road, like notice that the crowds have thinned the marchers are different Dance .\gln "1
the slow inexhorable motion of a out. The people left on the ,streets The unbelievable magnitude of there are tickets to games or special -
mighty river which swollen by look tired. They quicken their stepas the city is not its only attractionfor events. And for those who ENGLAND (CNS-Dances) in
eavy rains, overflows its banks they turn towards a subway the armed forces. Even for wish to pay their own way, all the Great Britain, which for the last
,\ nd Inundates the entire countryside. kiosk. No longer do they look those not too well supplied with movie houses offer half or reduced five years have ended at or before

It never seems to stop; new gay Their faces mirror their exhaustion the long green, a memorable time rates for men and women in uniform midnight, will be permitted to t II
faces replace those which have just and in their eyes you can 'can be had Tickets are given continue until the wee hours of the !1
passed by, and then still more see that they are picturing themselves I away at the USO for Broadway This Is New York in its third morning nce again it was learned J I

There are people everywhere. You soon in a warm comfort- plays and musicals. Sometimes year of war. here. 1 I


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Public Relation Editorial Office Office.Room 221Administration TIeu s cinclVieu s 1rnrnf

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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the tJ S.
'. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the PlbIlCI
Relations Office at no expense to the government Copies
I r are distributed tree of charge to enlisted and other Naval Feeling and Thinking
Personnel" at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical -
t I i Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval Air' Lt. (Jg) Andrew I. Slafkosky, ChC, USNit
I Operational Training Command. Naval Auxiliary Air .Station. / I "Well Father, I'm going to be a first class CI\'lhata
Green Cove Springs, Navel; Auxiliary Air Station. "
Cecil Field Naval Air I Gunners' School the US. Naval pretty soon
"' HbktlUl. and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities., ifayport. i I "It seems to me that's rather prt'8umptuuuisn't *'

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFatl. CSN it ?"
\ Chief of Naval Air Operational Training l I "I'll feel that way once I get my survey"
I Sad to say too many of us instead of thinking are
Captain Walton Commandant\V. Smith. CSN feeling our way through life. A famous psychologist:

Jacksonville Naval Air StaUon I once observed that we are all cracked but that some
reveal cracks more than others. Never
of our
Captain Joseph B. Lynch, A-VG). L'SXR. 'No no Birdwell, that's not what we mean I us were
Commanding OfficerKval i truer words spoken. The greatest study of man. we
J tF. Air Technical Training I Center by 'interchangeable parts''I"! I are told is man and yet how deceived man is m
.. his appraisal of self. All of us have individual traits,
Captain John J. O'Malley MC). VN.Commanding .
Officer .. .---- characteristics, idiosyncrasies and phobias. Moreover
--
-- -
U. S. Naval Hospital l % the errancies manifested in our moral life aie

Commander Edward E. Dolecek. L'SN. AMUSEMENT CALENDAR nothing else than a reflection of our failure to grasp
Commanding Officer, in an efficacious manner the perspective on lift and
Naval Air Gunners' School MAIN STATION the Ultimate. Then too, knowledge of a thing ,snot

Commander Fk";; T COT'bin, USN: true and complete unless we know what it is
Commanding OfJtcer Today-"STAGE DOOR CANTEEN" All Star cast. Forty-eight stars for. That is why it is so essential for all of UII
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Spilnti combined to make a swell large-scale musical. All the title im really know why we act in a particular t3

Commander Samuel G. Mitchell. plies. ((22). and not just act because we feel in a mood to at
"
AuxiliaryaAirnStOfficer. Friday-'THREE OF A KIND," Billy Gilbert, Maxie Rosenbloom.Two "I just don't feel like doing It," is an oft repeated
ik Naval Cecil Field vaudeville artists take a steady job in order to take care sentence. Yet it is totally devoid of rational grounds.

i-leut Col Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Rt), of a pal's young son. Difficulty arises when the boy's stepmother Every situation in life demands the use of reason.If .
1 Commanding!!: OffUer.: prompted by insurance money, decides to raise the boy. we all acted in accord with our feelings civilization -
Marine Barracks Saturday"\jiHITE SAVAGE," Maria Montez, Jon Hall. A South would certainly be at a low ebb. Where wouldwe

UuL CoL \Vllllam T. Evans USMC (Ret). Sea Island tale of a beautiful princess'saved from evil hands by be if the Poles, the French. English and Chinese
Commanding Officer, fisherman Jon Hall. Filmed in Technicolor. didn't feel like fighting We must act in spite of our
It Marine Aviation Detachment Sunday-"AN AMERICAN ROMANCE," Brian Donlevy. As an immigrant feelings and prejudicies as well. It's not the feelingbut

of the late 90's is molded into American after associated with
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Donlevy an the reason or purpose a particular
J -, material. Republication of credited matter prohibited I Ij climbing the ladder of success with the aid of his pretty wile (23)). act that counts, provided the act in itself m
", without permission of CJs'S. War Department: :205 :E Monday-"SINCE YOU WENT AWAY" Claudette Colbert. Dislocation good or indifferent.

j *2nd St.. N. Y. C. of the home life of Miss Colbert and her two daughters Let us act because It's the logical thing to ito

(Shirley Temple and Jennifer Jones), follows the enlistment of because'! it's right and proper. Then we'll be men it

Heart her husband in the Army. An overlong but compelling screen the first order. Let's disregard our feelings. Mir
'A Fighting novel about an American home during the second year of World prejudicies. in fact let's disregard ourselves! as
:Most of UH thrill to the glory of a gallant uphill War II. ((24)). norms of action and think first vf the welfaie t>four

fight, be that battle waged by man or animal. It Tuesday-"SAN DIEGO I LOVE YOU," Jon Hall. An elderly schoolteacher fellow man. Then, and then only will we i-e
;__ glut. us a little extra lift to *** some human combines his profession with invention. His five children first class men men of the first order, either an

t beet by an unkind fate, overcome all Mtba.ck8awd eager for wealth arrange his resignation to take his inventionto service people or civilians.
rush on to fame and prosperity.' It i is more or San Diego for demonstration. Fate plays into the family's

)let* a custom of the American people that they take hands after many discouragements, ((25 1.
the hide of the no-railed undt'rdog-lull against Wednesday-"IN THE MEANTIME'DARLING," Jeanne Grain. A romantic Navy Radio Programs
l'
fire favorite.At tale that should please all (27)).
the football game here lat Saturday the 5,000 (Figures in parentheses are play dates for student officers' THURSDAY
or more people In attendance got a kU-k out of the auditorium. ) ..nkt" Time"-\\MBK (CBS) 16001&2.HSan' .
Station mascot, donated Headlines"-WJIIP 1PS9-IK40
the
appearance of Ching, -- -- ---
for that purpose back in '41 by tardmlral C. I*. "Something for the Glrl.-\\fIU. 2019-00

Mason, then Captain Mason. "" "The First I.Ine"-11':11111: (CBS) 220( V.J23O
"
ling appeared to be a perfect specimen of canine ;JP/ietfli FRIDAY-
health a* he proudly strutted onto the field before : COMMUlIMt "Service Time"-\\.MBK (CBS) HWH1-1M5

between NAS Jax and Miami NTS, but "NavyNess"WJAX 179017A5"Navy :
the game .......v_ '_ .
It ua, not always M). Not M many month ago r J --::. -" -'-.: lI.adlineWJ,, Ifl.l.VlMO"Meet
tike big fellow was beset by an Illness which veterinarians ; Your :''Ita\. ViJHP (Blue) 2030-21M
haeWen The latest reports| from the German front indicate that the Nails are
declared (o be incurable. It might achin' In Aachen. I SATURDAY

too had it not been for the devoted care and I The new Navy dungaree will have slant |>oekets and fuller i.eate- "NAS Fliers \". Miami NTC"' -WJIIP K.OO-IMO
'
attention of James Burkhart, operator of No. 2water I'm Malting for the uniform to change to double-breasted grey flannel. "11 a 11'4 of nteiiiim"M'1KJ; (M ) 'UUI4I.I +80
thin Station.
treatment plant on would I; The Shore Patrol In Jax N packln everyone In the busses sardine SUNDAY
from the "H tll!,
Burkhart, despite reports( fa.lo-hlon--one"t fainted at the bus station and the bu t was so "nJue>ja'kt't Cholr"-WMlUt (('115) 11 OS-IISO

not give up, and Chlngrewarded him health.by again crowded i she, had to ride to Fl\e Points! before she found room to fall I "Pacific story"-\\JAX (NBC) 2330-24MJ:
blossoming forth into the full glory of
!
.
do"n.I MONDAY
\%'" know all canine lovers, and they are legion II The Rin.slai under the impression that American don't knot '
ulll rejoice that Ching U again able to take hisplace I i are "U. S. Navy nand"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-124.5
Station football team and their own children-One Husslan Ambassador after a visit to thiscountry "Servlee Time"-A\MP.K (CBS! ) lttO)-lt>25
of the I

mascot I
MoM told !Stalin that everybody over here was running around l4.5"Navy
)fill :Nail*-Bluejaeket l'lanl..t-W\I; -
to thrill a
that the handsome dog l lot going many per- I "
!Mason Field this fcajing, "Is you Is or U you ain't my Baby : News"-WJAX I79W-1795: ) :
ron at the home game played on Sailors who relieved" WAVES for ,,
I The were by overseas duly, are "NavyHeadline.1l'JiIP IMS-1X40

J ear. ---- -_ .._ --- I now returning_to relieve WAVES to go overseas-tonfiisjn'I _Isn't_ )_t' II TUESDAY'

"Service Time"-WMBK (CBS! ) 160l) <>'25 I
Orchids To SomebodyTo JlnUlllaIElIJEI! DDDI90IUI alJ'i! : I "Navy Headlines"-WJIIP ISS -IMO

whom the orchids should go we don't know, I Breezes 1 1B I Divine Services I I "...hk."ollr Na\' >"-WJIIP 2IOO-ISO I

but somebody deserves a lot of credit for lendinga I g WEDNESDAY-

pleasant, and somewhat collegiate: atmosphereto "Service Time"-WMBK (CBS) H.Ol.I 625
the opening home football game on Mason Field : Salty Humor From gg I FraleiUat C4apels l Muitii B..d a.JBlrmi.thaw ..San'St'-\\'JAX 1780-1795!

last Saturday afternoon. Here And There g I IOElO ATCBUC.07TO "Navy l14'adlln4'to"-\\f 1M5-1MO
Elsewhere in the JAX AIR NEWS today you'llfee : Holy Communion. 3f.21f1'4)
service. "All (Hand on Ie'k"-WJHP
0830 Heciult Divine
of the "boots" with the blue "U. S. N." DmGeEimaagDDm.mB.mCan't .-- -
a picture 0930-Training Center Dh Inc rvke.093O -- -- -- ------ --- -
in bold: relief against a backdrop of sailors clad in Do Both -Sunday School (small haft)).

whites. You've seen newsreels of Navy football, Mother: Have a good time at the 1045 1845-Vesper-General service.Divine service I From Other Papers I i
scheme was arranged
Barnes( where the same color had party, daughter, and be a good gill. Catholic Chiprl! M..tl. Rod .. end we'll) venture to say that you'll agree they Daughter: Make up your mind, ttirmiabm Avenue.

nothing on the how" put on here last Saturday mother. 06 0700"iO--Mas Mass.*. WAVES Overseas Bill Is PassedThe

afternoon 08JO-Mans.09.TO WAVES Overseas bill has been passed,
The "boots" provided an immaculate, clean, military -Mas*. finally
t and with the color scheme used Backward Advance 11 -Mas*. but there's no use in packing suitcases and announcing -
added appearance immeasurably to the pleasure derived from Nazi Private: What do we do J 700-Mass.ChrlttUn "I'm ready to go." Not ;yet at least
now, sir? Retreat ? giltnrc Smite M.i ln While it's Hue that volunteers] will 1Hnt
the than :5,000 people in attendant only
the game by more Bold and Klrminhni Aitnut.
Nazi Officer: Retreat! You know 1100 Small chapel overseas as far as Hawaii Alaska and the Caribbean -
-4 e.
that Germans never retreat. We Jewish srvlr Small Chapel (Mus- --the Navy department is going to have a
-- -t will advance immediately in the tln Road and Birmingham Avenue), problem : Many more WAVES want overseas duty
1POO Sabbath Service Friday').
The Salute direction from which we came. (>M(>-Sabbath Seivlce t than there will be billets

It is purely a military custom-yet derived largely 17tO:Cecil-Devotions Field Tuesday; UJ'ltnd Whiting Tower.
.. Saver fc* ---- -- -
from a civilian one. No Spate 17:1O-Df'uJllonl: (Thursday) Green -
r It I is American in spirit-but we picked it up Yeoman striker: "There's a Cole Spa Inks. Preparation
the British.It whole drawer full of old useless
from
Is used by'the ?!'-avy-but its origin is Army.It ; documents on file Shall I bum pa|>er ? I will not stand for It andI A great many sailors have the mistaken! idea she U *,
the Government is going to take care of them \
"
rendered naval personnel only when em ? demand Immediate
is by an ap".1ogy. -
I the war is over. Such is not the case at all. The
but make "
)] in "Yes
covered but its previous usage was essentially Chief Yeoman: -
Government is going to help servicemen help themselves -
uncovering.It 17 copies first."r "Just a moment," answered do
to
but and will do everything; in its power
of smart discipline-- was
is now a symbol the editor "Didn't the new (tentappear that as long as we cooperate to establish ourselves
originally condemned as a "slovenly gesture. Mean BusinessA > exactly all It to
you gave as responsible citizens when the war is over e
It i fo the democratic sign of comradeship among woman may )put on a riding us ? Namely' that you had resigned And that word "icsponsible" is the hey to the
all military men---but It got its first impetus from habit and ne\er go riding-she as city treasurer, ?" whole intent and purpose of the so-called "G. 1.

IIttuisnthe of 20,000,000men may put on a bathing Milt and "It did but where did you put Bill of Rights" It creates rights and privileges, yw,
right and privilege some never go Imming-but shrnshe It ? In the column under timeheading but every right and privilege carries with it responsibility.
and women in the armed forces.It puts on a wedding gown she I 'PuMir Improvements'"'," .
Is not a sign of inferiority, it Is rather an affirmation business-.
mean '
If it is and) to fight for our
of the importance of all members i>f the out duty our privilege
No Secret country, then it is no less our duty and our pitviltgeto

organization.Enlisted men salute all officers. fair Price I The scene is. a German court live for it and become active and thinking Clt-
The flivver chugged: painfully izens.
officer salutes his seniors. I martial: "Accused Mueller. You
Every of the race track
all) who up to the gate have called our Fuehrer idiot. Comport.
Salutes are required to be returned by: demandingthe an _.
The gate-keeper
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usual fee T
-Of-prEY crimes. You have indulged in enemy "Sorry Salts""Sorry
called: "A dollar for the car.
'-i. -4 The owner looked up with a propaganda; you have libeled Salts" l is, the kindest name that can be applied -
the head of the Heich; and most
Honesty atlietic smile of relief and said to the majority of the personnel on Mare
important, have betrayed
you ; a
'" Island who have been to disregard
HUE recently some of err shipmates hate ktthtlr "Sold. military s-eciet." so thoughtless as
three notices' in five months from the commandant'soffice
billfolds. None of them have been returned, so
the, damning evidence points toward theft the Practi Makes Perfect I calling attention to their neglect of the time-
]lowest most! despicable act a person can commit Doctor complacently) : "You Brief Kef omul t Ion honored military courtesy of saluting.The Jf"\
his ffllowman In the Service. If merely taking cough more easily this morning." I'm done with dames! attitude presented by the personnel on U.,

Against v as involved, the haldl>hips would not Patient (querulously) : "I ihould. Thy cheat and lie, station seems. to be conceived in the idea that foh

have money been so great, but in all cases, personal items., I've been practicing all night." They prey on Males luting is a disagreeable duty to be dispensed with
cf folks back home and the IO card with its To the day we diE whenever possible; that it is a practice common) only
pictures of restriction were also lost. Might Have Been They lease and torment ue to boots. It is obvious, that some negligent trainer

penalty Honesty is strength, the most powerful find con- ""'hat do you I HLn." roared And drive us to sin, did not pass the word that salutes ale basic courtesies ) -

of all human possessions the politician, "byublMy Intuiting Say, look at that blonde] of a military organization
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strife with the Station's Fliers on Mason Field Saturday afternoon, 28 of Colgate, Guard George Flick of Minnesota and a number of other

October, football fans will get an opportunity to see Otto Graham strut former collegiate aces now in the Navy.

iris stuff. Graham, All-America hack for Northwestern in 1943, i is the Against I'reflight's brilliant array of talent Coach Don Faurot of the

main cog in the high Reared Preflight grid machine which upset Navy Fliers will pit a squad that was late in starting practice and is just beginning

and Duke and is ranked among the nation's leading elevens of 1944. to hit its stride The Cloudbusters will have to be on their guard

Although/ Graham is billed in the star role, his supporting cast includes for the Fliersvill l be gunning for an upset in their most important

such topflight Preflight/ gridders as Fullback Stan loslowski of game of the season. A few of the Fliers' standouts are pictured above

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r take him out for a run. Burkhart, Increased Rates On Crack USO Show Is
frue To Navy meanwhile, stuck by his now almost First Of Concert
forgotten charge. Special Deliveries Scheduled Friday
Th 1914 brought abouta ,
year
Tradition Ching
change: In fortune* for the Series Oct. 25thThe Effective I November the spe- "Dim Your Lights predicted
dog. Out from retirement came cial delivery rate on first class to be one of the best USO shows
Does Comeback Ching last Saturday, once again first concert of the 19H- 5 mail weighing not more than two to come this way in a I long time
One the proud, hanjtoiive' animal a* winter series will be given on I pounds will be increased from 10 will be presented tomorrow at the
Continual From Page 1m Nolemnly trod the grassy Wednesday evening. 25 October at I: cents to 13 cents it bas been an- Mainside Auditorium at 2')<)').
training only sorted' to aggravate football field at the opening the All Saints Chapel, Muslin and nounced and the rate on matter I' The show will be highlighted by .
u liis condition, and on 14 home game of the season. lie had Birmingham Roads, it was an. other than first class weighing not Borrah Min vltch's famed "Har ?
January, 1SIS: he was relented.Buikhait \ made a comeback, and hilt | OI" nounced yesterday. The concertis I pore than two pounds will be in- monica Rascals." and will includ
was informed that ularlty wan undimmed Tins reaction scheduled to begin at 2000. Increased from 15 cents to 17 The Great Lester who will saw his'
Ching: couldn't possibly live very of the crowd wan enoughto The last winter series proved ex- cents. No other changes have been pretty partner in half without con.
long but he refused to be convinced convince anyone that Ching tremely popular with the men and made in special delivery_ rates cealing her body in a box:: or eVen .
On his own hook he contacted had been restored to bin right women aboard the air station here, ---- ------ -- cover it with a coat
every veterinarian in Jacksonvilfe ful place In the !Hun' -he wan I and it is expected that the pro- to his entrance into the Navy and Others in the cast include Muriel(
and found that Comdr In fact, rather than was a prominent concert and radio
once again gram contemplated for this season Lane former vocalist with Woody
K J. Miller once had a dog which In name alone, the nu.*'cot of the will receive an even more enthusiastic artist, both in New York City and Herman; the Blair Sisters adagio
had I been cured of the same ail- JlW'k..llvllle.val Air Station.In reception.On his native Philadelphia. The pop-I dancers; and Harrison and Car.
ment which afflicted Ching. Burk- spite of his busy career with this first concert the Specialist ular and accomplished singer a roll, versatile dance team. .
hart together with Comdr. Mil- the had time graduate of Curtis Institute of ..L
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'Sad( Sack'. Now A Book
Harold Weiss, who Is well knownin
have the dog treated. I Jacksonville on 9 and 10 January pianist. Perkins U well '
Not very long after that ChingQs 1912. he won two second known to music lovers on this music circles around New York NEW YORK (CNS)'"The cU 9 and 10 :and Scarsdale. is a graduate of the Slick" Sgt. George Baker'4 famed
completely recovered and once prize ribbons. Again on base. He was a member of the
was romping around the January 1913, he copped a blue Philadelphia Opera! : Company prior Juliard School of Music in New YANK cartoon character, now ban
of the water plant. ribbon first and a second prize. At York GUy. been pressed between the covers
? He seemed relegated to total the 19 U show, held on 13 and 11 sail had only a short time to live. The narua of the artist to be of a book. collection of the'car-
obscurity, again, though, for In May, Ching walke-1 off with asecond His fighting heart matches thoseof featured in the second concert of toons was published recently" by
1813 the station had no football fourthand a reserve rib- thi pUyera: for whom he U the the current series, to bo held the Simon and Schuster, NW Vprk.
team, and only a few staunch bon. teams mascot, and both can IJ fast week la November will b* an. Tha title!! of the bool--nt. .. dad..
friends came to visit Chlng or to And this: wa the dog that I they proud of each other. nounced, ., at later date' S. ek." The price':. <' ,

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By Bernard Kahn, Y3c Coach Don Faurot's Naval Air Station footballers square

Eddie Dunn, up in the Mason Field press box, and this off against the University of Miami Hurricanes Friday nightat

writer, sitting beside him, were troubled by the same perplexing 2020 in Miami's beautiful Orange Bowl, and the game

I question last Saturday afternoon. We were both observing + w should go a long way toward showing just how much of a

; a ponderous and numerous Air Station squad throw- I wallop the Fliers pack this season.

ing touchdown punches in a 39.13 rout of the Miami Naval Miami which fought favored South Carolina to a scorelesstie .

Training Center Tars; we were both looking forward to two weeks ago, is reported in -

the meeting of the Station Fliers and the University of tiptop shape for the Fliers. The Fliers

'I Miami this Friday night in the Orange Bowl, and we were Hurricanes idled last week-end, Paste

both seeking an answer to the same question: and will be at full strength.
third
"Just" how strong will the Fliers be in major competition game The, will Fliers be, playing minus the their servicesof Miami's Tars

? Gus Letchas, swivel-hipped left
The definite answer will come when Head Coach Dunn's halfback, who suffered a rib Injury 39tol3
Miami U. musclemen try out their lead-pipe maneuvers I :, last Saturday when the Sta- By
Miami Naval
against the Station Friday P. M. p. tion pummelled Cente the 3913. Letchas'place Their battle sights leveled on a
The game will provide the first over the Naval Tars, some of the Training Kit Kittrell, rugged clash with the
will be taken by
true test of the Fliers' strengthfor football crowd began working upa been the sidelines fora of Miami at Miami Friday nigh
who has on
Miami has a sturdy defense fine, foamy lather, suitable for muscle. the Station's Fliers trained
and is well rested, having enjoyedan softening beards or filling eclairs, week with a necessarily pulled leg a vital heavy guns on the Miami Naval
This is not
open date on its schedule this over the ease with which the Sta- Training Center clay pigeons Sat-
Letchas is
change for, although a
past week-end. Dunn personally tion stomped the visitors.
Actually Kittrell is able urday at Mason Field and engagedin
fine performer, an
scouted the Fliers, but seeing 'em the
game was no proof that the in 1940 he target practice.
I back and at Baylor
against outclassed opposition one Fliers are as tough as the result named Bill Sterns' All- The Fliers packed too ninth:
could only guess at the possibilities makes them seem. was on power for the Miami Naval Tars
Amenca eleven.
of the team. Perhaps Faurot, one of the na I and encountered no difficulty in
named follow-
There Is the tion's Coach Faurot the chalking 39-to-lS .Idor '.
no use pretending greatest coaches is developing up a '
two football games played to date a first rate grid machine here, inS; starting lineup: Mason Field was crowded with
by Coach Don but*" the truth about the Miami LE, Sam Sn>'<<1er; LT, 1)111 5,000 Navy football fans for the
Faurot's Fliers Tars is that they were not in the Short; LO, John flannel; C, Brad first home game of the season.!
constitute any same league with the Fliers. It Ecklund; KG, Dill Hlrkpatrlck; Brief ceremonies preceded the tug.
basis for evaluating was clear from the opening kick- I' I lir. John Janusas; KE, Elwood sle and they were highlighted by
the elev- off that the Station carried too Lester; Ql), UIlII..f'C'konbn$ Lull, the appearance of Admiral A C.
en. The Fliers many guns for the outmanned Kittrell, HUB; Johnny Donald McFall and Capt. VV. \V. Smith on
are not as bad ;nn1 NTC eleven. I son; FB, George Faust. the field just before the kickoff.
as they lookedin The Station regulars batted the I Synder and Short will be mak- Adm. McKall and Capt. Smith ex-
losing their invaders' line around like fungoesand ing their debut in the opening tended best wishes to the captains
season's open the third and fourth strings lineup; all the rest, except Kit- of both teams. Station cheerleaders -
er to Florida's U' fared well in the engagement. trell, started against Miami's Naval added a collegiate atmosphereto

spirited Gators v Against the improved Station team Tars. the scene and the "boots" front,
by 27-20, nor that took the field Saturday the J. B. Harper George Faust, former All Big Recruit Center spelled out USN.
are they as ex- Tars' seven linesmen might have Ten back at Minnesota and later
t r a o r d Warily been so many chalk marks on a with the pro Chicago Cardinals, STATISTICS
good as they appeared Saturday blackboard diagram, smudged out You Can't Keep has been selected as the game cap- Jnx Miami
when they kicked the Tars around by a large wet thumb. I tain for the Fliers. Total yards gained 510 117
like a hat in a barroom fight. The only information onlookers Harper Off The Faurot entertains a wholesome I Yds. gained from rushing 3H1 53
I Passes attempted 15 11
As the politicians say, let's look gleaned from the game was respect for the Eddie Dunn I Yds Rained by passing 129 65
at the record. The Station team that Faurot's T formation styleof Football FieldLest coached Hurricanes. "I expect avery I Passes completed 10 4
play suits Leckonby to a T. hard game" the Flier I Passes incomplete :5 :5
had two strikes called on it before '
Passes
Intercepted by Opp's 0 2
the Leckonby, former Brooklyn it be another well-known mentor said "Miami First downs
opening whistle blew in the just strange 33 :5
Florida game. This is not offeredas Dodger ace, has ideal qualities as monicker to you, that name of Har- has a splendid line I just hope Number of punts 3 5
a runner, passer and punter forth that we dhow a* much Impro.e.mt'nt Average punt yardage 4O 38
in
an alibi, but as an assertion of per apearing the summaries of Yds. punts returned 33 8
important quarterback: role the Station Fliers' football In this game as we did In Penalties
fact. The Gators had two games gamesis yards 50 25
in the T formation. the the last one. Fumbles, recovered 2 3
under their belts and were keyedup same Harper who beats a
for the game. In contrast the However, the contest with the typewriter in: the Mainside Per- The Orange Bowl will bring back Fumbles High yardage recovered gained by opp's by Lcckonby 3 0,
Flier football men started late in Tars did not answer such pertinent sonnel Office. His first name is memories to the Flier mentor. Jacksonville, 91; by Dtldy. Miami. 112.
questions as whether the Fliers' Faurot coached the University of
fall and they were as green as the James and he's a S2c. I
back of a five dollar bill insofaras defense will buckle against stiff' Although Harper is in his 30's he Missouri team which played Geor- in blue against a background of
coordination and condition go. opposition, as it did in the Florida tried out for the Flier team at the gia Tech in the 1910 New Year's white uniforms.
Moreover, the Station's contract tiff' ; or whether the Fliers, handi- start of the practice season and Day Orange Bowl classic.It The most significant Item in the
with the all-civilian Florida Ga. capped by abbreviated week-day failed to make the grade, but he's is likely the Fliers will sup- one-sided win was the shot in the
practice sessions in plement their T formation arm the Fliers received from Quarterback .
tors prohibited the use of former are physical one guy who manages to get into running
professionals and this stipulation condition to go a hard fought 60- the games, anyway. For J. B. has plays with a lot of passes and laterals Bill Leckonby and Full
deprived the Fliers of the servicesof minute battle at full speed, etc. ? been an accredited member of the for it has been the aerial back George Faust, former pro
three former sock-'em-and-rock- Answers to these puzzling queries Southern Football Officials' Asso- phase of their game that the Sta- stars, who did not play when the
'em, play-for-pay stars, QB Bill will be furnished when the ciation and he was assigned by tion coaches have stressed during Station dropped its opener to Flor-
Leckonby, FB George Faust and Fliers haul off and pick on outfits that organization to handle the job practice this week. Leckonby, a ida by 2720.Individual.
T Allis White. Naturally, no true their own size, and perhaps bigger of head linesman in the Fliers' triple-threat ex-professional, Kit- honors for the tri-
line on the maximum power of the The Fliers have a tough row opening game. trell and Bill McCloskey, a Beverly umphant Fliers were widely dis-
Fliers could be drawn from the to hoe in the coming seven weeks, Harper is about as tall as a fire Hills, N. J., prepster who has been tributed, but if the're'a8 one
Florida game under these circum- and there is no mistaking that. hydrant and he's a sports en- showing up well, all pitch the pig- player who stood out it WWi Lec
stances. After Friday's tussle with Mi- thusiasts of the first, second and skin.Miami konby. The 182-pwtnd, Mx-foot:
: which employs the Pitt quarterback added precision and
Continued third waters. He hails from Colum-
After last Saturday's walkaway On Page Seven bia, S. C., and attended the University single wingback style of attack, poise to Head Coach Don Fau-

of South Carolina in 1933. _and. is paced by three veterans. Theyare rot's T formation. Leckonby
Boathouse 1934. -- Walter Watt, hard charg scored twice, set up another
Cops Two GamesIn Variety is the spice of sports, ing 190-pound senior fullback; touchdown with a lateral and<<
I according to Harper. He playedfor N. J. Carden! an ex-Marine, who pitched an 18-yard pass for a
Touch Football the Columbia baseball nine IH a pass-snatthlng end; and Bill fourth marker.
LeagueTouch which reached the finals of the Levitt, burly 230-pound tackle. Coach Faurot made no attemptto
American Legion national junior The Miamians are itching to run up an adding machine
football gained momentum tournament and was named All- whip the Fliers and atone for the score, employing 50 players in the
and did a 30-yard heave from
so the Boathouse team Kittrell for
1912 setback. It The Fliers scored in
America centerfielder. was in 42 the game. every
this past week in the Station the lone tallYLDispensary !
Station
In college J. B. was a jack spoiled Miami's undefeated quarter.
League competition.The won by forfeit from record, 11-0. The Station did not Miami manufactured both of its
the Continued On Page Seven j
Boathouse racked up two Storekeepers. have a team last season. I touchdowns in the last half on
victories, blanking T-4 by 20-0 and ten g th y k!c k o ff returns. Fu11ba c k

VM Hangar by 18-0. Rear View Of What Goes On In The Line I Tom Dildy returned a third period
In winning over T-4, Huff kickoff 85: yards for one score.
starred for the Boathouse. He I Halfback Andy} Piesek, much to
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scampered 50 yards for the first y : r'T'; his own surprise as well as the
touchdown. Huff blocked a for- Fliers, ran 65 yards for a touc'
ward pass and caught the pigskin : .,, } down in the fourth quarter. Pie. ,,'
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15 ,' / stumbled cluster of Fliers -
yards for another score. The / through a
Boathouse crossed the goal for its and broke into the clear
final marker on a 40-yard pass I Ia The Fliers went on a touchdownhunt
from Wysong to Patturilli. The : right off the reel In the first
Boathouse added a safety for good % 'U stanza on a spectacular play. Lee-

measure. Continued on Page Seven
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Boathouse in its victory over VM.
He took a lateral and went three Lt. Steele UpsetBy
yards for the first touchdown. Pat-
terson intercepted a pass and Lt. ForsbergThis
balled the jack 55: yards for an-
other score. Patturilli caught a is the season for upsets on
15-yard pitch by Wysong and ran the football field, but Lt. Ray-
the remaining 25: yards to the end mond Forsberg turned in one on
rone: for the final marker. the tennis courts Sunday that was

Meanwhile, the Hospital eked as surprising as anything that's
out a 13-12 win over VF-5. Marshall happened on the gridiron this year.
and Mier went over the goal Forsberg won the Station Officers .
for the Hospital in the first half tennis title by defeating favored -
And VF-5 rallied in the last half Lt. Emmett Steele, ranking
'to tie up the score on touchdowns national player, 764, in the
fcy Frey and Pinder. In overtime tournament finals Forsberg Mai -
play to break the deadlock, Ed- side Assistant Welfare offiojf1
monds reached pay dirt for the trailed Steele 1-4 in the qpen.?
Hospital and the touchdown was set and 2-4 in the second set but
counted for one point and a vic wY became from behind to win.

tory. The arrow points to Bill Leckonby toting the ball, bat the unsung hero of this play Is the unidenti-
In other games VF-4 bested !tied Flier linesman who Is shown throwing a whale of a block into a Miami Naval Training Center (See Grid PicturesOn

I YFe to 0, with Ecklund taking player in Saturday's game at Mason Field. The Fliers won 39-13. ,Page 5)) '

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Eyes Of Texas Are Calling All Cagers! Start Service Football Something :

North Carolina, 20; Cherry Point, 14. !
North Carolina Preflight, 13; Virginia New '
On Fliers; Seven Station Tryouts 3-4 Nov.Continued 13 tie). i
Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious, 74; "Something new has been .:
Chatham Field, 9. added," this season, for beginning )
From Page One and scout for the U.S.C. basket- Morris Field (N. C), 19; GeorgiaN October 15, W-VS) officers ii I
Texans On .
Squad clflo Coast last 7
Hank Lul-
.. year. ball team. His experience also Norman Okla.. Navy 27; Arkansas 7. may wear a blue tar j
setti, former Stanford star and includes coaching the Joe E. Brown California Ramblers, 25; Camp Beale above the braid on their uniforms "
1 The 1944 Flier football roster one of the greatest! of the great A.A.U. Stars in 1938-39, playingand In the same manner as '

released by Head Coach Lt. Don hoopsters of all time, paced St.Mary's. coaching for the Los Angeles Army Second, 69 Air; Pittsburgh Force 89; New 7.Balnbrldge Mexico, 6. the gold star worn by male line

Faurot last week reveals that the : Athletic Club and tutoring the Naval, 47;; Camden Blue- officers. As of November 15, all

Navy, the Marine Corps and the A native of Beverly Hills, Calif., Beverly Hill prepsters. devils. 7. WAVE officers except those of

Coast Guard are represented on the Coach Elliot played three years of With Lieut. Elliot at the helm Navy Coast, 7 Guard; Duke Academy 0. 38; Rensse- the staff Corps for whom exist

equad. All they need to make it varsity basketball for the Uni- and a number of former well laer 6 ing staff Insignia already have

complete Is the Army. versity of Southei California and known players expected to repre- New'London Atlantic City Sub Navy Base, 21; 18 Scranton.; Bates, 7.12. been authorized, MUST wear

: The eyes of Texas should be on captained the team In his senior sent the Fliers, the 1944-45 sea- El Toro, Calif., Marines 6; San Diego the embroidered star on their

\j the Fliers this season for the Lone season, 1934. After graduation son looks like a mighty promisingone Naval Training Center, 0. sleeves. The star will be reserve

1 ,' Star State has seven men on the Elliot served as assistant coach for Station basketball fans Tonapan Fourth Air Bombers Force,(7 Larch; Nevada Field 6.), 20; blue for navy blue uniforms! ,

list, followed by Georgia and Flor- Coast Guard 20 (tie). navy blue for white and gray
ida with six each and New York Olathe Navy, 12: Wichita, 0. uniforms. It should be centeredon

with five. The 52 men on the roster Station Whips Tars 3913Continued I igan Great 0. Lakes, 38; Western Mich- the coat sleeve with the lower

come from 22_different states. kO runfhtin 13 Purdue, 6. ray pointed downward one-
.) Naval, 34;; Camp fourth of inch below the
Players run the gamut in rate From Page Six sparked a 55-yard march to the Ellis. 0.Daniel. an

And rank from officers to enlisted Miami five and Leckonby picked a Field (Ga.), 19; Charleston stripe.
konby raced from
his 43 to
with S2c's out in front. Nine own Coast Guard 14. *
men hole in the Miami line and deftly
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i the 28 and, just as he was tackled, Randolph Field 41; S. M. U. 0.
Fliers are seamen, sec and class. he lateralled to elusive Gus Let- stepped through it to score again Sampson, N. Y., Naval 60; Rochester
The biggest player is Marine A pass intercepted on the Fliers' Odenbachs. 0. Special ShowingOf
chas, who outf ooted the Tars across
Southern California, 6 St. Mary'sPreUlght
Sgt. Bill Short, tackle, who stands the goal.A 44 by John Wojciechowski, sub 0.Navy's. ;
6'4t,!," in his corn plasters and fullback set the stage for the Sta "=!.
weighs over 224 Ibs. The smallest lateral from Leckonby to tion's final marker. Johnny Allsup, Broadway Hit

of the lot Is Johnny Allsup, five- Johnny Donaldson, shifty Jesup, 155-pound back, streaked 56 yards All-Stars

foot-five, 150-pound halfback who I Ga., high school halfback, advancedthe through the entire Tar team to
pigskin from the Fliers' 23 to reach the end For Service MenA
played with Hardin-Simmons in zone. CardsThe :
c} the 1942 Sun Bowl game. the one yard stripe as the first Vic Vaccaro, Miami halfback Challenge
quarter ended. On the first play of
Here's the breakdown of the the second setto, Faust bucked formerly stationed here, turned in All-Star Navy team which free dress rehearsal perform

quad, listing department, name, over the payoff line. the outstanding performance for defeated the picked Army nine ance of "Kiss and Tell," the hit
rate or rank and home town: the now thrice-beaten visitors. in the Pineapple series at Hawaii play that is now in its second
VF-t Unit The next touchdown came off in Penalties cancelled two beautiful issued a challenge to the St. Louis year on Broadway, will be pre-'

Mel ford Klttrell. Marine Pfc. McGregor. the second period when Leckonby runs by Letchas during the normal Cardinals to play for the world'schampionship sented for enlisted personnel at

Texas: Brad Koklund: Marine aerialled from his own 19 to End course of the tiff. but the 1914 World the Little Theatre of Jacksonville

SKt., Portland. Ore.: Bill Short Marine Tommy Bishop, who caught it on r: rfd'8eups' : Jax NAS Series winners were forced to de- 2032 San Marco Boulevard, this
Miss. Francis Mattingly -
sAllen. :
the Miami one-yard line and fell
Itt Ingleslde, Tex Katenkamp LE Bishop cline the offer.Manager evening, October 19th, at 8:30:
itelniilt 1t'7th across the goal.McCloskey Smith LT Janusas
u I Machinist'aMate I -
as; Billy Southworth of the P. M.
Leads Drh'eBill Lundy LG Hanzel
Seattle Wash.: John Hanzel. Marine -
Sgt. Johnstown. Pa.; CharlesKeown. McCloskey paced a 68-yard King C Ecklund Cardinals said it was too late to Marcella Cisney, director, who
ARMlc, Nebraska; Garland Cuzzoc) RG Klikpatrlck make arrangements for a world'schampionship
Ga. Flier drive in the third quarter Stone RT Lehn was instrumental in training two
S2c Lyons
Alexander NATTCEdo with Leckonby scoring from the Platt RE Lester series with -the sail- of this year's outstanding young

12. McCloskey and Donaldson Riley OB Leckonby) ors. stars, Wanda Hendricks, under
Vannl. S ( ) Seattle Wash; Caccaroc) LIB Donaldson
Gus Lctchas. Sp t< r2C. Thomasvllle.: Vlllalovous RHB Letchas Mldpacificlan, the servicemen'snewspaper contract to Warner Brothers, and

Ga.: Klwood Lester Sic, Atlanta, Ga.;: Dildy FB Faust in the Pacific, issued Claire Poe, the "Miss G.I. Girl" of
Paul Cranford. SpiAHe, Birmingham The RunwayContinued Score by quarters: the challenge for the Navy team. Life magazine, announces that the
Ala.; Bill Klrkpatrlck. SpAlc, De- Miami 006 7-13
j catur, Ala, ; Wayland Dubose, Sic, From Page Six Tacksonvllle 61313 7- 39 "Back home they say the win- Little Theatre Is the first non-
Elva AJa.NATTC Miami scoring: touchdowns Dlldy ner of the major league world series professional theatre in the country
Center ami U, the Fliers play hosts 28 Plesek. Points after touchdown, Vac "
Itccruit caro (placement). is the greatest ball team in to present "Kiss and Tell.
North Carolina Preflight's
October to -
Johnny Donaldson. S2c Jesup Ga. ; Jacksonville scoring: touchdowns the world," the paper declared. The play will officially premieron
and George Chltty, Cox Jacksonville.U. topflight Cloudbusters, Leckonby 2, Letchas, Faust, Allsup.Bishop.
"Over here we say the winner of Friday evening, October 20th,
S. Naval HospitalJohn conquerers of Navy and Duke. Point alter touchdown, Vanni i "
.: Wojclechowskl.. PhM3c. Pitts- Preflight, one of the nation's top 3 (placement). the Army-Navy Pineapple series. and performances will be given
'' field Mass. Miami substitutes: Brick Kltterell, Midpaciflcian asserted the all- nightly through October 28th.
\ derives Its
ranking elevens, McDermott Wise. Kleskl, Ma-
Walsh.
Marine Barracks Service men and women are always -
striking from such hell- nalo, Pearce Fryslnger, Bromley, Gag- star 'collection of Navy players
I rp.r' Leo Pa pile. Marine Sgt., Quincy, power .
admitted to the Little Theatre
Mass. bent-for-leather backs as Otto ner Ryall, Koral Sincuskl Jankowski, "could handle any civilian team. .j
1. Station Physical TrainingBill Graham, 1943 Northwestern A1I- Kol Kuharlck levlll. Johnson Talley. Fox, Plesek. "The major leagues should at half price, but for this

; Leckonby. Lt.. Trey N. Y.:xtitit America back, who Is a brilliant Jacksonville substitutes: Allsup. DIer abandon the title of 'world special performance the only admission
lie White, Lt., Fort Worth, ; and and Red San. ker. McClelland. Warwick, Mattlnely, champions' for the duration-or ticket needed is your uni
George McClrland Lt. Kla. Joe City, Fla. ; ders of Texas U. fame and Stan prove
, ; Wojclechowskl, Grant backs' Vre-
Y John Janusas. 'ni.t2ct1x'I ng\ Mass.:;! Koslowskl, Holy Cross veteran. bac, Dubose Cranford O' ulnn, right to It," the paper said. addition to Miss Cisney's lat

Tom rgPSt.Su.c{ llle; Robert Snyder, ends; Walker, Sort, Hooten, The Navy team, which includes est discovery, Boots Merritt, pretty;
Grant Ma; Floyd Hooten Cherry Point's Marines do battle Vine, Bradham, Mlllard, tackles; Alexander such stars as Manager Bill Dickey, young airline hostess and model,
Minneapolis Bill MeT
ChSpIA -
), ; here 6 November next and the Stovall Rodgers:!: Mllla. Reed,
Closjtey. S2c Beverly N. J.: Frank Keown Garner Granchelle, Coppedge Peewee Reese, Johnny Mize, Phil the following NAS personnel are
Lehn. SpAlc. Port Jer\ls., N. Y..); John Leatherneck lineup includes a num. Chltty: Johns, guards; Cantrell, Sullivan Rizzuto, Virgil Trucks, Hugh Ca- featured: Brad Crandall, Jr., Lt.
O'Quinn. S2c, Asheboro. N.. C.: George ber of experienced men namely ,
Carter and Harris, centers.
Schoolboy Rowe Al Brancato Mark Bartlett, Lt Lloyd Boortz
sey ,
Faust, Lt.. Minneapolis.
Johnny August ex-Alabama triple- Officials: S. D. Gooch (U. of Virginia -
Joe Grace and Dom DiMaggio, beat and Lt. Bob Dreyer.
.VF-5 Unit ), referee; W. D. Barfield (Princeton -
John Dierker, Lt.. San Laondro. threat, and Lafayette King,.rangy ), umpire; M. G. Brown (Navy) the Army club, six games to one. "=!.
Calif.; Robert Sullivan Sic Glens U. of Georgia end. head linesman; George Wood; (CentralMissouri Meanwhile the Cards licked the
Fall, N. Y.! Sam Snyder. Sic, Atlanta, The Army will take a crack at ), field judge
Ga.; Jack Carter. SAD3C, Dallas, Texas the Navy Fliers when the Station Browns, four games to two. Oft Decrated Capt.
Parachute Loft Manager Luke Sewell of the
,j ;, James Stovall S2c, \Va>'cross, Ga. team calls on r You Can't Keep Harper Browns expressed the opinion that Gets Another Award

O & 'I Navy con-
1 Off The Football Field Captain William R Smedberg
1 Will Bradham. S2c, Klngstree, S. C.; Infantry test from the civilian champs.
Salem, Ore. IH USN holder of the Legion of
Bob Warren Sic, Cockades 11 No- Continued From Page Six .. ,
C Seaman Guard vember. Led by :!. Merit, Gold Star in lieu of second

3 Fred Rodgers Sic. Temple, Texas; talented Billy of all athletic trades. He won Team ManagerThe Legion of Merit, Silver Star Medal
Lewis Warwick. BM2c, Athens. .; letters In baseball track
boxingand
ic.G : ,
and two letters of Commendation
James Cantrell, Coast Guard, St. Hillenbrand i sailor who trots at the heels
Louis. Mo. ; Remmer Garner S2c Tampa Charles Jacobyand football, although he only from the Secretary of the
weighed 125 with his of the Station Fliers every day is
Fla.VPHZ Lou Saban, pounds Navy, recently was presented witha
Bill Lee S2c the football team's
Squadron sweetheart sitting in his lap. Bronze Star Medal.
trio of versa- I
Stanley Vrebac. ARM3c Ohio; Virgil I a I J. B. -threw his flat in the ring, manager for this season. Lee hails Capt. Smedberg, promoted from
fJd; Ensign Texn; ; John Rey tile backs who too, and fought 80 boxing bouts, from East Point, Ga.
1 Milan, Mich.; Johnny played together Commander since the action for
Allsup I ARM3C. Matador. Texas; and at Indiana before 47 as a professional. He compileda -'- i f- which he was cited, is now assist-

A. Cranchelll. Lockport, N. Y.Parachute donning /f <8 record of 78 wins against two Dempsey Overseas ant to the Assistant Chief of Staff

Loft losses, but he never took the fistic Comdr. Jack of the for Combat
: James Stovall S2c, Wajcross, Ga. khaki, the Cock. Dempsey Intelligence, Headquarters -
" Afili ades are rugged foes. racket seriously and scrapped Just Coast Guard is now overseas. The Commander in Chief, U. S.

, John Miller. AMM2c. Maryvllle, Ft. Benning's Fourth Infantry for the fun of making the fur fly. former heavyweight champ visit- Fleet, Navy Department, Washington. -
Tenn.: Ab Johns, Ohio; "The last fight I had was the one ed Paris last week. ij
I'B ; by Georgia's Dick
Raiders
::1- paced I
Sam Deed. AMM2cWest ; where I got knocked flat," recalls
AMMlc. Ransonville, N. McPhee, will tackle the Fliers at
,
: Martin Vlnre
Harper. "It was the first time I'd
Y.: and W. II. Millard Inglewood, Mason Field 18 November.Last A Study In Facial Expressions
call f.'i' ever been bowled over and I quit
' Wade Walker. AMM3c. Gastonla, N. but far from least come while the quitting was good."

C., has not yet been assigned. the Ft. Pierce Naval Amphibious The South Carolina insuranceman
.. '- i f Base's Commandos, a powerhousethat
; also swings a wicked golf
Minus Officers, N. C. has averaged seven touch- stick, and is a five handicap man
downs per game. Big name pro on the links. The worst beating he
Is Tied and college stars spangle the Commandos' -
Preflight
ever gave par was a sizzling 68 at
Bill Da-
lineup, including
the Ridgewood Country Club,
North Carolina Preflight's Cloud-
Michi-
ley, former Minnesota and Columbia.
busters, victorious over strong Navy All-America back; Hampton
'i'.JJ" and Duke elevens, suffered an gan Poole, end for the Chicago Bears; As a member of the Southern

.,i unexpected relapse last Saturday Lee Artoe, 255-pound ex- Football Officials' Association,
and were held to a 13-13 tie by Bear tackle; Lee Bruckner, Mich- which is in charge of all importantgrid

I A the University of Virginia Cava- igan State back; John Polanski, contests in Dixie, Harper has .
\ called a lot of close ones in the last
;o liers. Forest
I
All-Southern at Wake ; '
l Virginia scared the pants off the Nick Wazylik, former Ohio State seven years but the toughest after- L't ZIf. I
\ noon he ever spent on a field was
Cloudbusters by staging belated
All-America, etc., etc., et cetera.
drive that carried the ball to the The Commandos' starting line during a high school game at Ma-

line when the final whistle rion, S. C.
six-yard scales over 200 pounds per man, E
blew. and, brother, that ain't Spam. "A big crowd turned out," says

J However, there was a catch in the Fliersare Harper, "and they blew up whenI
. It.for Preflight did not play its officers Win, lose or draw Sailors, Marines put a player out of the game

: against Virginia your team, for slugging. They poured out on
and toot for
and WAVES, so root
North Carolina, which was rated the field and it took a police escort -

; as the second team in the nation 'em. to get me out of town. I was
-
by the Associated Press before its supposed to officiate another

deadlock with Virginia, plays the Big Leaguers Going game at Marion the following
Station Fliers here 28 October. wee:", but I've been In the insurance -

-V... Overseas For GI'sG.I.'s business too long to takea .1

4 risk like that. I stayed home.'
Ordnance and Mechs fighting overseas are goingto
Harper will officiate at a num-
get a gander at a lot of major

Off To Good Starti'll' league ball players this winter. ber of college and high school ,:,'.'
of are games this season, including the : -
Five troupes big leaguers f.
1 ; The new VPB intra-squadron Fliers' headlined clash with North ,'',"
which will visit 1 r
1 ;\ t touch football league got under making the tours, Booked for Carolina Pre-Flight and the NAS J i" .. ...'.:,

'j l: way last week with Ordnance beatIng I five combat Luke areas.Sewell, Browns pas-; Flier-University of Miami tussle. Ensign Ed Walsh, who, as Yeoman 2c In the Public Relations Of-
are
Radio Flight, 12-6, the Mechstripping Mel sage Ott, Joe Medwick and Carl J. B. is the fastest official in the ifoe, has heralded Station sports far and wide over the pat two and
DarQ
and the -
up CNT 7-6 Hubbell Giants Frankie Frisch association. The Association stagesa one-half years, doffs his mantle and hands It over to Bernard Kahn,
;
racks Detail winning by forfeit and Rip,Sewell, Pirates; Leo Duro- track meet for its officials annually Y3e. From the smile on U'aKh's face it appears he Isn't too sad

from Radio Flight. cher and Dixie Walker, Dodgers; at Atlanta and Harper has about the whole thing, but "Benny" seems to be worried about Honie-
\' Five 11-man teams are entered Etten Johnny Lindell and outrun the lot of "em for three thing lie needn't be though, If he carries on In the same estimable
Nick
:, .' V the league and to the members Waner, Yankees Fred Fitz- straight years. fashion to which he was accustomed In civilian life, for, 88 sports .
Paul ;
1.I. '. t'' of the championship club will Games go simmons. Phillies: Steve O'Neill, J B. Is married and is the proud editor of the Daytona Beach Sun-Record, and of the Daytona Beach {

: H' 't engraved gold footballs. at the Detroit; Bucky Walters, Cincinnati father of two children, so far. New oumAI Immediately preceding his entry Into the Navy, M :

::t"i t tH'(, 111, will be staged on the aide field of Hangar ; Dutch Leonard, Washingtonand "=!i had one of the most "readable"& pages In Florida and wa generally .
Point the south "
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Civilian Employees News A & R Dept. Will Launch Campaign To "I

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V 4%' Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office,8335 BId,. 13 Shop No. 15 Get Added Civilian Help ::

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The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax: Air ;;;!
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Ordnance : I The Personnel Relations Office
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the iz I of the Naval Air Station la '
Association Ry R. P. Gagnon WOP paring to launch an intensive recruiting >>
Employees' for Civil Service Employees ; drive for civilian worke
Officers Seems as though our departmenthas ,
k on October 27th. LUuteuant' L. R.
l Whli tit 0, Ktncald, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer been so busy turning out production Swart, Personnel, Relations Officer,
i Polly Vetter, Secretary we didn't have time to::1 lf5HI { announced today. ;iTJie .campaign
Directors write about what's .
been'doing.R
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will be concentrated :in Jacksonville .
George H. Martin Mell! C. Jackson C. Copeland, Quart., says we and nelghborihg towns, and
I Frank,, H, McKinley Donatd A. Wood* will have to enlarge our shop soon will seek to enlist 'a:large' numberof
t Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie er than has been planned, which I additional workers.
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Dantet R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid only goes to prove the above state ranging, I I
t :. Polly Vetter men t.Our. FROM INTKItIM; AND :MINOR All types will be needed
INSPECTION from inexperienced to ,
OVERHAUL personnel' -
b News ReportingStaff "hello" and "greetings" to
skilled aircraft mechanics. Persona i
PrUcllla Glenn
Assembly and Repair: Annie Smith, AW, who has beenon Ry
\ Maintenance, ..........._,................,..._.........-......Walter! Riviere the sick list and will be for a Here's a nice bit of news for in without experience will be placed Vfl
Accessories .............__......................_..........................W. T. Martin few more weeks. Annie is havinga your! One morning last week some .training for eventual upgrad- v,
Metal and Machine...................................-.........Delma E. Register major operation. P. S. Progress of our boys were tuned into an ing the there will 'd
Engine Overhaul ...:....-_......._....-.._..>.-...............Lillian Lindsey wants to early morning program, when sud During campaign i
"specially" along be considerable the .
.. Progress ..............._.._....................._........ .....................Tom Quinn with all of us, "Hurry say back, we denly they heard. "All right all Naval Air Station publicity and about '\'
Aircraft Overhaul ............._..........?_...__.._..........Amelia Drawdy miss of Inspection and Survey guysin its person .
I j Interim Overhaul ..._...._.._.........._.................._..........Laura Adams you terribly the you barracks at the Jacksonville nel, and a good many of the present .J j
t Production Eng ....._...__.. ......_-..-,._,.._..............Don Ragin C. A. Bartlett, AMO Snapper, is Naval Air Station, it's time to get civilian workers will be '
Production Control _._.._................._................._....Pattle Bennett also having a major operation. up now. Grab a shoe and a sock, brought actively into the drive.
IVb Employees .........._.........._?..:...........................Adeline Jocis When we say we miss you, Bart, etc." I'll be willing to bet that Further details about the campaign .
'r Inspection and Survey: that is only the beginning. Get more than one boy jumped when and how every civilian work.

t 1 Aircraft Overhaul ......................__.:._...............Muriel E. Mitchell well soon! he heard that. er can help will be announced next

t Supply Dept. .........__..___._..._.........._........................Ruth Love To A. A. Mersereau, AMG In- I won't repeat anything I heard week ,_____ -, .- *
;- A, & R. Depts __.._...__._....._Ruth C. Raisch str, goes our best wishes. Mer- about Bill Wensel's marriage on .
,.. Sara Verner sereau has been away a long time, his last leave, because there are
Priscilla Glenn too. several different versions of it. Metal & Machine

b Public Work Dept............._........._._...........................Audrey Womble Note from our "Score Unit" Anyhow, the ring he wears proves
Louise Abraham When! loose gear is left lying that he it married. She's pretty
Cecile Devenish around, the Progress Section us- too. At least. I gathered as much Division A & R ,J

Supply Department........................................................._...Liset te Temple ually comes and picks it up. Beware from the picture he showed me. '
I of this all you "shady" characters Cooper gave out with this pieceof By Delma E. Register j jI
philosophy the other day: "It's haven't written anything for :J(

? : Inspection And Survey Department Welcome is just a part of the true grow that fonder absence-of makes somebody the else heart" the Jax Air News in two weeks, |
because .
greeting to our yeoman, Pat Coy- everyone was talking J
She has been the sick' Guess there's more truth in that "Night Shift" But now that ev'f
nan. on
Machines & Accessories
,Metal Div. than humor. What do you think ?
eryone has about talked themselves '
\ list too, and things just didn't go i Good old Cecil Sellers' birthday *
Into taking their turn cheerfully,
p well until she returned. Sorry to
Ily Ruth (. KalsohTuMday just passed It was on 15 October.
r I I've managed to gather in few M
find out she has to go back shortly a <
7' afternoon-and a few GroupifYTb( ) Our Congrats go to Staff Ser 1 na Happy salud birthday siempre.Cecil y muy bue- items. ,''

', nights for this column geant Smith via Sally Smith, AW, Has anyone been wondering why George Martin leadingman from
27A, has transferred to Miami.
h.,. Mr. Wetzler, Supervisor In Machine his proud mother. Can't blame her Evelyn Shultz has been going out
:J George came here to A &: R December
the least
EmployeesBy to
1 say of her to be good lately?
Shop, has taken Shop 23t way 15, 1941, having transferred
Here's the dope. Her husband is
Sub (Layout and Jig) under his Verena K. Romanovton! will be glad to get back to the going to be in town soon and she here from Norfolk. Prior,()

:win,*. Monday morning the wind and 1 sunny South after the wintry blasts doesn't want to get restricted that time he worked for Pan-
t Dominic Commisso, AMMlc, has the weatherman blew cold so the I of the North. (Am I kidding about. Booth you've been pretty happy American Airways. He hall beena .
Personnel Section decided to don the sunny South?) lately. Is it because of that girl member of our Civilian Welfare o
and duties of Supervisor
taken over title sweaters. Upon arriving at work, I If anybody sees numerous sad- back home? Committee ever since it was or. .,,
I' '_ in Shops 23A, 23B-Heat shivering and blowing on their fingers eyed, sway backed horses floating What's this story I heard about ganized. We all enjoyed knowingand
< Tract. Welding and Tank Shop. the girls found themselves around please put the blame on Big Lane and the Navy Nurse! 'I working with George, and
the girls from the office. Every wish him the very best of luck.
slightly case Tell me more.
w nonplussed because four
r. We all miss Mr. Pascal being i
but to of them had worn yellow "Lana I Wednesday night, Mary Abersole. I There has been a blueprint reading If you haven't seen Chief Rio
V our supervisor, are glad Turners." Mrs. Ledbetter was confused I Adeline Joels, Betty Jean Allen class just down the hall from I around this week, it's because Mrs. ,
know he's carrying on in the capacity '
: of "Instructor" in the Training I also, when she looked up expecting and Maurine Poole go jaunting this office It's good to see so Rio has him away on their honey
to see Mary Frances around the swamplands off Bland. many of our I &: S friends pass by moon.
s' Department in a 4 0 manner. ens and saw Mary Ellen ing Blvd., and think they are doing so often. i Shop No 26 wishes to welcome ",

Wi all welcome the followingInto I Sue Neville or Bonnie Stev-1 their figures some good, never realizing I'm sorry I got your name and I Fannie Lowe and Catherine, Cam ,
our city-aboard this stead. what they are doing to the M"oore's mixed up, Kemp. I'll re bria as newcomers to their shop, f
p al last but not least, stauon'l The Correspondence Section poor horses. Quite often, Wade member next time. My goodness, and are glad to have Nina Camp -4 j
divi.. on. We Just hope (Mail, File and Record) had a Fleming, Enlisted Personnel, goes Benfleld and Thompson, do some back with them j
every one of you enjoy little celebration the 10th of Octo along and I hear he is the only thing exciting! You're both so quiet Have you seen George Cherry, *
jut-we'11 say "one half as much I ber when Vi Ritchard completedher capable rider that: we never can get anything on Super from 23B, grinning lately?' .:J
ai: we-are pleased to have you." If t first year of married life, to Happy birthday to Faye Willard, you to print. It's because he is the recipient ofa ,
there is anything that any of: us I the same man, no less. She received who received a lovely red compact Poor old Roland Stuart just can't new lounging robe given him by 'J
can d,) to assist you, just don't varibus gifts from the other and a bottle of Evening in Paris : seem to cope with tire rationing his tribe, and not because he has J(j
fail to call on us. Also at this timeI girls fall paper) and then fin- cologne from the girls in Time and lately. All I can say, Roland, is to admit he's one year old er. '1 j
would like to say that Lieut. ished the day going out dining and Accounting.. -' ii4- that you're lucky to be able to Shop 23B wish to welcome Ira '- '*!
Cibba: our Personnel Officer, and dancing with the Robert Stock- -RELATIONS borrow your neighbor's spare tire. Starling and Vernon Carter aa new t
Mr. Hmaon really know how to I wells (Willie to us). .Con ratula- PERSONNEL DIVISION (He must be a close friend) employees and are glad to have ,r!
pick them. Each one has had experience tions, Dick and Vi. : Mr. and Mrs. Ruby Gal- Mr. Clark says he really likes Bertha. Rhodes, a former employee, ?,
in the line of work they Mrs. E Craig. our Personnel Supervisor vin announce the birth of a son on the idea of sending out a deduc- back.
will come in contact with. We is away visiting friends' 17 September 1944 The baby tion report with each check So do I Shop No, 21 says "welcome" to
are very fortunate in securing in Washington, D C. It will only I whose name is Donald, weighed j we all, though! It's a service that Martha D. Craig and Stanley Dru-
these people. be a short stay but I imagine she 7 Iba 6 oz. % we appreciate very much ry,, new employees
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"AI First," a,. we she have would Almeta like to be Monist calledLi Lads Like This Assure Our Future rl

t at present located in Shop 2i: l
Sub She is from Evansville, Indian ,

i, *. Reported to Jacksonville October ,
,
3rd. ,1

Next, we have the very lovely t d
Either Dodge, S2c, who hails from \ :j
Streater.: III. She is at present I
f 'located in the Instrument Shop I J\ '.

Now that I have mentioned the : ; ;

WAVES I shall proceed on and
Inform also have someoneel
you we
else< in our department that I know '
all of you are looking forward to 4. : : : {1 ,
Jllet>ting. No one, but our own kt )
AMlc. A. B. Youngman. He has ,, ,
four His
lH n in the Navy years.

borne is Valier, Montana _
Again, "We welcome you." For f
r Information concerning Florida
it
weather, contact your reportef 0
I ':'Ah.-hum.-yes, believe it or not
i she 101 trying to make herself think
she is still young. Taking two sub. .
:j<*cta over at Jacksonville Junior

Collegenamely, English and Mathematics. And, oh yeh, for "
English had to write a theme on f 1
'Florida Weather" So you see k

whit" I mean, or well, after all 1 .If
you surely can't cook chow for I
your "old man" when he's way off ,
there Marshall Islands So, why I
pot try to "larn" something I .:'J

Guess Mr. Still has been off ; .
4, ag' (In. Poor Mr. Hix: In Instrument I
Shop was just singing away when I' ':::1
I sw him last. What was the tune .
he was singing? "Baby, Won't s
'" I ,...
.You I asked hurt what was the '" .
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trouble. He said, "Well, I" want I ,\ very bright future I Is 'In store for Leo V. Duncan, a senior student at London High School-and aircraft worker In the AtemMr OIH! a
Boo:
Mr. Still Co come on home. Impair Department Lee (left), attends Landon High School dally until noon, and then reports toS for an afternoon shift In A & R ",
Hoo'! (right), where he install flight control equipment .'
That nice gentleman, John Joseph lAW was left an orphan when only two weeks old He was then adopted by his grandmother with whom he haw lived ever since. Ho
Feraniece( AMMlc, in the Machine .tartNl working here over 19 months ago, working full time during summer vacations and only part time during the sthool term Whenhe Q
Shop, who I introduced to complete his senior year at Ijtndun ty wants to Join the Merchant :Marine and attend Officer's Cadet :Midshipman School at King's*
you' a few weeks ago, if doing Point New York!> ,
swell. Mr. Wetzler told me he r,eceivl Le>), buys War Bondk" reularly.I.U"Ulh, only 17 years old, he has accumulated $1300 In War Mends, and.when the war U over expects!
""three" .let Tuesday to uto. .IhU. IIIOIMfor an aeronautical engineering l course at Georgia Tecti. ,
from the. South Pacfic.| Whe'' He lmlU thqt Mathematics IH,til?* favorite high school subject,.and ,,football,hL'. favorite sport. With young mea Uke Leo Duncan con.-: ',. ;
;not biJ, huh .. .. I !lJ"nttyI.Inlnr\ alony, America:! will continue t.) ,remain a great: nation.. ,. j

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a quick way to "file your fingernails" but extremely dangerous. Safety speaks for itself here. Miss Audrey Crutchfield demonstratesin
this the SAFE to electric Note that
picture way operate an grinder.
Miss Audrey Crutchfield Machine Operator in A & R graciously consented
,
she is wearing a safety cap over her hair, i in order to avoid getting it
to show us how NOT; to operate an electrice grinder, which in caught in the machines which she operates She is also protecting her

itself is NOT in a SAFE working condition as neither the shield or the eyes from flying steel particles by wearing safety glasses. An extra protection

adjustable tongue are in place. Miss Crutchfield is illustrating how to defy to the employee from flying particles either from the wheel or

all the safety practices established for the operation of a grinder. She is the material is brought into use by having the shield and tongue in it's

not wearing goggles, her hair is loose about her head, she is NOT using proper place. She isn't taking any chances of getting her hands caughtin
the grinder either, because she's using a jib to hold the material. It
any jig to hold the stock, she i is wearing a watch, and the end plate to will also be noted that the end plate has been Closed! covering all partsof

the grinder is not in place. Employees that do their work in this manner the non-grinding surface of the wheel I as an added precautionarymeasure.

are not only a hazard to themselves, but are a detriment to the entire shop. '

.
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I Production Engineering I Metal & Machine Did You Know That I Interim Overhau

According to OWI, you can be -
arrested in England for- By Laura A da mot
H> J, II. SilverIt 1-- -- ---- I Division A & R Pushing ahead of people waitingfor The Interim and Minor Overhaul

certainly feels good to be a I a bus or street car.
daddy once more I certainly feel i j r Supply SalliesBy I II lt> Slim Tyler Being late for work. dance to be held at "The Pines"on
Not washing empty milk bottlesThrowing Lakeshore Blvd. October 21,
proud when the little feller looks Mrs, Ruby Harper was a happy 1944, should be well attended as
up and smiles now. I'm not brag Anna M. Conrad woman this week when her son away a piece of string this will be the last dance to be
in the
crust garbage
ICing -even if hes only 2'* weeks (Pttuh'hittittg; for Lisette Temple) who is in the Navy, came into the Throwing Throwing a a used ticket into the given before night-shift goes into
smiles. But I wonder A & R to see her. He has just effect and
he splits the crowd Let'smake
only really Your temporary columnist "pinch- street instead of into the salvage !
I returned from the combat zones,
fellow who said he this dance to be
if the hits for Just a while-- one remembered -
and la now enjoying a short furlough can
wasn't smiling, but was laughingat And asks for hiftnble pardon for ', He is a fine looking Driving to work in an auto except !
me waa right Well, enough of/ the change in "Sallie's" style, man, and many a feminine eye young was doctors, clergymen, and those Bowling, according to a recent
me and my son Just long enough to retroact to cast his way as he walked down without other means of transportation census, was one of the most pop-
Here are a few histories of some four years on the dot- the aisle. (all gasoline and oil are ular sports Anyone interested in
(.f the men working in this dlvi- To cover old acquaintances, e'er Stuart Ralph is a "pencil push imported and they really bear joining one of the teams being
nion. Frank A. Zappacoeta, who they should be for got. er" now He has been promoted to down on this one). 1 organized should see J. I. McCas11m -
has just had his rating changed the Planning Department. More Violating nightly blackout regulations of the Glass Shop, as he has
from CMlc to Sp X.( E.D.lc) OCTOBER, 1940, saw "Supply" as power to you, Ralph! Mrs Lucy (you go to jail for this in I charge of organizing the teams for
graduated from Wilmington High it was born Gooding ia expecting her husband, no uncertain terms), {i day and night shifts There should
School, attended the University of The building it was naked, and who has been overseas some time, Also, one is allowed two fresh I be enough "bowlers" for Interim
Delaware Pre-Med for one year, faces were forlorn home on a short furlough He is eggs a month, if you can get them, and Minor to be well represented
and the American Polyteth in As "decks" were yet without a due to arrive any day now They with other food commodities as Fixed Equipment has two new
Penn two years; he has studied shine-there were no painted will enjoy a stay at their "Fishing strictly rationed. I popular Orville members Betty J, Belcherand
civil engineering and worked 'in stairs Camp" while he is here. All articles of clothing are rationed Roberts
partnership with his brother for And desks were few and far be- What is "Bill" Dana looking so I -for instance, one pair of The Wing Shop reports they
five in the construction busi- tween, blue about this week. Is it becausehe shoes a year, and if your wife (or have a very attractive blonde Ma-
ness.years He has quite an extensive And boxes served as chairs! wasn't at the union meeting to husband) buys a good winter coat, ry Conway. Gank way, fellows!
With Mr Gorsuch in the lead, and do without other new clothing Marion
knowledge in design and estimating collect the $500 he won? you R. Bjorkland leaves
In field construction. We are Bennett right behind "Wimpy" Davis is back after a during that year. Soap and cos- Monday for a visit with her folks
glad to have you with us, Frank, Came Gardner, Wilson Fell and J three week absence, in which time metics are beyond all reason and I I In Connecticut.. A good trip to you
and hope stay with us is long. Myers to settle to the grind she had her tonsils removed She are worth their weight in gold, Marion, we know how much you
your Of organizing what ia known as looks good, and we're sure glad -and let's not talk about their are looking forward to it!
Now here ia another new man
11.0"What SO ARE THINGS SO
"Building she's back. taxes. Wonder why Baby Dumplin' le
who recently joined our Division. trials and tribulations were, TOUGH WITH US"Speed ?
Jack Price is quite a fisherman. wandering around in a fog these
His name- is S. M. Hooper, S2c. You folks will never know! Victory,"
Every week-end he rides his bicycle last few days Seeing as how it is
He
whose home is in MiamI. Norfolk Navy Yard.
down near the jetties, About October and not spring, we wonder -
worked for the Engr. Dept. of we'll introduce "old --
So lend an ear, !!!
19 miles from his home, to go fish-
I
Eastern Air Lines for four yearsas
timers" one by one, ing On one trip he caught 63 Small) Parts: has two new members -
Chief Draftsman and Project With bits of humor 'bout them all Accessories
I
trout. Another time he caught one Onie Taylor and Dorothy
consisted
His work work and fun.
Engineer. four
modification Through years weighing 11 pounds and 4 ounces Burns We welcome Judy Pacatti
of maintenance and VERNON L, GORSUCH
mostly
plus several large ones-all in a back to work this week. She ha!
of all the big commercial Chief Clerk"Pop" this day! I Division been out several weeks because of
, uiiliners flying the airways today. Gorsuch'startetJ out Mattie Williams was married an operation.
I Q In his spare time he occupied himself crew with usual pep and vim-- this week Although quite a Hj Mar Markham

with the development and designing Distributing his pencils to each one young woman Mattie has raiseda We wonder as we wander. Agossip I sillectomy! last week, she is doing
of an aircraft ignition system so they begin. family of ten children, also stepchildren reporter in "A Date with I nicely but still on the sick list
for Lessud Engineering Co, But only ONE did each man get- by a previous marriage Judy" wondered who the lady was : Viona Cunningham and Juanita
of Clayton Georgia, He also made And no more could he find- Five of them are in the service with the good-looking man and Evans of the Pressure Instrument
most of the illustrations for the The only way Pop fur nleh'd those She and her husband, who formerly where they were going Now what I Department, are on sick leave

published book "Basic Airplane was worked in Shop 20, ate spendinga we wonder is why more news isn't John Little of the same department -
:Me
happily married and has a 13- ARLINGTON. W. BENNETT Springs, near Ocala, Fla. Mr Gib- Most of the news we get is interesting the Merchant Marines. Stanley
vv ek-old baby girl. His hobby is SIIPf>T'1.'o, Stock Control son.is the lucky man. Their friends and we sympathize, regret, Nuncija. Sic, is a new additionto

JhotC'graphy-which reminds me Vi slfm in Shop 20 wish them a lot of or are proud, as the case warrants. the Optical Department.
Ask Lieut. he had it all alone! happiness in the coming years. -
you can find him with time oh his married more news from such a quantityof >
I John Dand is getting r Shop
hot-
hands, to show you his collection But business wasn't yet so people. This column is for us
So he was better known this week to a girl from Winter The day shift of the Propeller)
(>f pictures taken during his travel I so why not use it?
How As "Information Bureau," to all Haven, Florida. The ceremony will attractiveV. Shop welcomes the return of Janet
four
unique. We have
!! They are quite very
D.
other photo the outside guys take place in Orange Park" They are Skinner In order to have quite a '
about some r f the T.'a in the gyro room
addi-
graphically-minded people bringing Concerning any type of thing- Gieatrex is expecting a new Ava Rice, Gladys Horne, Ophelia bit of dental work done and till
in some of their favorite photographs You'd always find him wise! tion to his family any time now Wilson and J Allene Anderson. "Sandy" not take time off, Janet spent extra
---- I
eh! A man of very fewest words-all him Stronach and Hazel Chadwiik time on the night shift Sympathy
chosen very well. to Marie McCarthy, who has ben
I II the sick list. Kathf'rine.Vance
McLaughlin SIc who's To finally admit his name was A are on
Tommy wet'ksl But Bennett never whispered these WINTERBOTTOM!!! is visiting her son who i is in suffering with a badly infected
been In our division a few I -yes-
Say he could shout like well- training in Chicago. James Harbor foot. We hope for her speedy recovery -
GARDNER
He FRANCIS R.
now, halls from New Orleans. You know, no-one found it out- DtttabmFrancis Is resigning returning to and that she'll be back
has been In the Navy for a year-- and Supervisor Rectivinq
we pinned him down got soon.
I We will miss his quiet
school
find girls, he's single! He haa had "Curly" Gardner had Re- '
'U' 3 years of college where he I can't blame a guy for asking, can ceiver's Section then, I' friendship The Governor Shop has more
Katherine Brant attended the than doubled its production the last
studied Engineering. He attended you ? With one or two or maybe three-
three universities, S. U., Loyola I Nothing more but will be seeing ABLE BODIED MEN!" I concert at the George Washington few weeks This improvement can
and Tulane. His hobbles are drawing you on the night shift., I hope to To take In tons of new "equip"and 'auditorium oct 10. Quoting: "It be credited partly to the production
and blondes, have some news from Production Ret It' on its way- was worth the loss of sleep to hear chart In the front of the Propeller
dancing-prefers
realize how Gladys Swarthout. She has A beautiful ) Shop. This chart enables;
but does not completely I Ignor bru- Engineering down In Engine But little did he just i
nettes and red heads. The boy O'haul. So-I'll hang my close on 'twould look today! I voice and Is lovely to look at each employee to see how much .
of dwindled too" Faye Smith underwent a ton. work Is turned out each day.
doesn't want much, does he? You this line 'till next week. His crew mEn soon
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"Short One" And His Pals jaannnnnnnnaaanananaaatg
Advanced AEM

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"i.{ p PRESENTS 11! School Now In TWt If1 i Ramblings i iBy


J" ooDaaappaamaotopaoaanrtf 1 ; a a
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DU1 Wilson "j

16 October selected trainees Pfc. Ralph Aulwurm. just back
began instruction the
at. newly
from the Samoan Islands relates
Advanced Aviation Electrician'sMates I
School, NATTC Lieut. the time an 11-year-old Samoan

George F. Sauter Officer In Charge : boy saved his lifer Seems. though :

of the AEM School, has announcedthat this good natured Marine made
this advanced training will be
Y y, friends with a couple of the native
under Lieut. William T. Hudtwalker -
( who will supervise Instruction kids on the Island of Pago Pago

I while he was serving with the

: Until recently Lieut. Hudtwal.ker Eighth Marines. ,

1 s served as Supervisor tof Inv Ralph ventured out too far while
k structlon for the Aviation 'Radio
t Li swimming and was carried out to
man School here. He brings to his ,
new duties a fine background in YMr "f'r sea by the terrific undertow. Just

electronics and school work. After about the time he was ready to

receiving his M.A. degree at Columbia lose consciousness, a, big wave'
University, Hudtwalker _
)
picked him and
up was bringinghim
worked on the problems of television -
in the research department in toward the coral-reef at a
Even toughened combat alrcrewmen and an officer who has
seen
of Radio of Americaand terrific The
Corporation
quick thinking
speed.
plenty of action take time at AOO School to enjoy the antics of a
the RCA Victor Co. Priorto
pup. These are the men who are giving It out at the school where Samoan boy dashed the
Lynn MerrickReported I being commissioned as a Naval student officer get the closest possible simulated combat problem, sharp rock formation, cutting his
officer in May of 1942, he served
to be one of the highest as superintendent of related tech without being there. At left IN Lt James V. Eller division officer. feet to the bone, while draggln

I voltage offerings sent out by USO- nical subjects' at the Vocational Others In the picture, left to right are Roy A. ('etzel, AOMlc; JosephJ. Ralph to shore ..,.1
,.. Camp Shows, the vaudeville unit, Strleblch. AOMlc, and Dan Goff, ACOM. The pup who's claimingall
School of New York
.' City The dashing Marine made quite
"Dim Your Lights puts on two their attention Is "Short One.
,. The men selected for this advanced an impression on the Samoan boy
performances tonight at the --------- --- --
NATTC auditorium, starting at aviation electrlca,training and his sister. One would see these
1800 and 2000.Headlined will report from various operating Enlisted Combat Veterans two youngsters close at Ralph's
by Borrah Minevltch's squadrons in all parts of the country heels as he dashed about the islandin

Harmonica Rascals, a team of topflight Only rated men will be selected his spare time
t
entertainers who also emcee The regular AEM school I On Staff At AOO SchoolThree Ralph halls from Chicago Ill,

the show "Dim Your Lights" trains its students for specific aviation and joined the Corps a few months

romps through an evening of hilarity electrical skills, whereas the before Pearl Harbor and was sent
and suspense Also on the advanced school will lean strongly combat alrcrewmen playa WAVES Happy Over to Samoa a few weeks later. He
"f! bill is another vaudeville luminary, toward theory and electronics. very important part in the is now located In the message cen-
1. the Great Lester, master magician Laboratory experiments will be a scheme of things at the Aviation Happy Hour Ruling* ter here on the base.
c t.. who apparently saws his pretty feature of the training I Officer's Ordnance School NATTC Here is a letter Ralph receivedthe
partner in half I --- Lieut. Arthur B. Bennet Officer- By G. f, ZannerIt other day from Osema, the

Sweet songs and rhythm number I in-Charge of the school, has seen may be of Interest to many Samoan boy who saved his life:

t I are dished up by a goodlooking Lt Comdr. BlytheIs to it that his staff of officer- of you to know that officers of "Dear Friend :
gal who has sung with big- instructors are augmented by rat- the Women Reserve, who are "I am glad to get a letter from

name bands The dancing assignment Assistant To ed ordnancemen and chiefs who classified as WV(S) will soon be you and I know that you are in
Is ably taken care of by a' have been through the combat ,experiences wearing a blue star above the the good condition. I am in the

pair of fast ballet and novelty tap- Comdr. which student officers in braid on their uniforms, accordingto good health. I !still! go to school!
WalrathNewly
the school being trained to but the school far
pers Their comedy impression of are a recent change in the uniform house is too
dance stars is said to be a fun face There is no substitute for regulations. Now may I ask how from here. Well you know Leone,
riot. arrived at NATTC for practical experience, and every effort it has that Is where the school house is.
many people ever occurredto
.. .. duties assisting Commander JohnE is made to simulated combat that there I go there every morning and come
are seven different
Walrath Superintendent of conditions in the training here. uniform back at 2 P M.
ensembles for the Waves?
Training is Lieut. Commander Among the noncommissioned"aides" And "Say Ralph I never foget you
as scuttle-butt has it now
Robert F. Blythe to the officers who Instruct that overseas hats will also be part and the time you were drowningin
\ d: A resident of St Louis and a at the AOO School are of our uniform soon. the ocean and when you say
r Naval officer since chortly after Chief Dan Golf ACOM USN who Osema help me and I save your ,
the attack on Pearl Harbor, flew as bombardier and gunner in I And it may interest you to know life My brother and sister are in

Blythe brings to his new duties afine torpedo planes; Roy A Petzel, I that by 21 December, the women's the good condition She say hello
background in Naval Avia- AOMlc, USNR who flew with the organization of WASP will be and she say hello to your sister.

tion training The Lieut Commander famous Black Cats,* and Joseph J. completely discontinued, and also Say Ralph can you get me a wristwatch
's first assignment following Striebich, AOM1c, USN who did by December 1st, the total enlisted There is no war here now,
indoctrination training in the his combat flying in PB4Y's. This personnel in theVomen's Naval the country is at peace. MaybeI
i first class at I. the school who Reserve will be approximately 75- after the school.
Quonset, R was gives men can give I see you My
r that of 0 In C of Recognition at the word on the flying phases of 000 and officer personnel will reach father is making you present for

the Naval Pre-Flight School, Unl- ordnance work for carrier planes, I approximately 9,000. This numberIs you I send it on next boat. May.
versity of Iowa. seaplanes and land based heavy expected to cover current needsIn be you forget me huh I never forget -

This brought Blythe back to the bombers-and give it they do! jobs for which women are qualified you in my heart. That's all

campus of his alma mater, wherehe There Is no better way to ex- l although if this will be Increased brother Osema"_
future
requirements indicate
had estab- .... plain the split-second teamwork --% 3j
,
that
( required of aviation ordnance additional women can "A wounded service man has a
lished
himself as be
used. The
( crews than to have the student monthly enlistment 97 per cent chance of recovery today .
t I quota of :500 is to be sufficient -
expected
an outstanding :
j officers work with a man like Chief because of prompt medical
... all-round a t h I'Goff. who has seen his share of for replacements and for care Systematic and substantial

lete during the flying three strikes a day in TBF'". future. additional Navy requirements savings by all Navy personnel will
under circumstances where rearm- This reduction In procure- enable them to have a 100 per cent
middle twenties. ment has
r- ing and getting off again had to come because attrition chance in the post-war period and
Blythe started I be handled with terrific speed. You rates are lower than anticipated in will prevent unhappiness and dissatisfaction -

his football ca get it straight from the shoulder January 1944 and limited service The proven method by
&; .. Conntance; MooreA reef**at Northwestern when It comes from a combat alr- personnel from combat areas are which Navy personnel can save-
being absorbed into
I crewman who has fought aboard continental and save the most money-Is
movie also is b u ttransferred shore establishments. The
good program majority -
War Bond I
allotments.
the Saratoga, the old Yorktownand through
lined up for the week. Monty to "r / I I the Enterprise. Goff was of women officers will be chosen strongly urge all officers and en-
/
Wooley, Dick Haymes and June Iowa after two "iII from enlisted personnel who
aboard the Yorktown when she listed personnel to make a War
Haver star in "Irish Eyes Are years, the rules Lt tdr. liljthe I I meet certain service requirements.
got It. Spent a couple of hours in Bond allotment or to increase the
Smiling," tonight at 1800 and 2000. of that era permitting both the "
I And if
the water before a destroyer picked now any one heard an allotment already made. -Vice
Scheduled next week is "An AmerIcan transfer and three years of eligibility
him up. He's been through Jap exceptionally loud sigh last Friday Admiral Ross T Mclntire.
Romance, a technicolor production flak, made treacherous night carrier around Barracks 54, it was because -
which lasts over two hours. On Oct 6, 1942. Lieut. Com- I
of the happy hour. As b'e
landings, has even experienceda There seems to some questionas
This film will show only once mander Blythe was made Offlcer- twelve-plane Jap bombing at- I WAVES now are no longer rfQMired to where Hitler Is-but there'sno
starting at 1900. in-Charge of Ground Training, to take their three hours of
tack while aboard a tanker laden question at all as to where he
The schedule! (at NATTC au- NAS, Grosse He (Detroit), Mich, with high octane aviation as."That's : physical training. is going.
dltorlum) : where British student pilots training -
when I decided our Navy --
f Tonight 1800 2000, "Dim in this country were sent for really Is working miracles. A green Reunion For Combat Veterans
the primary phase of flight and
Your Lights" vaudeville show crew of gunners shot down 10 of
Friday 1800 2000 "IrUh, Eyes! ground work. A year later Blythewas the 12 big twin-engine bombers
NAS
transferred to Glen-
before they could get close The
'Are Smiling with :Monty 11'ooley -
view, Ill. At this station he servedas
but
other two dropped their bombs.
Officer in of Ground
1800 3000, ".. Charge missed. If they'd hit that floating ,
Saturday "Atlantic School, which embraced all the
gas truck we'd have gone up in
City with Constance Moore.
training activities other than actual "
one quick poof Yw
Sunday, 1500 "White Savage," flying Yes mates, Chief Goff won't Y7k'

with Jon Kail. Among the officers with whom give the lads theory, he'll give

Sunday, 1800, 2000, "Our Blythe resumes friendly acquaint- them the word. After all, 22
Heart Were Young and Gay" anceship here is Lieut Marty Ka- months of rugged combat flying

with Diana I.)11/1, I row, Physical Training Officer lies back of his explanations of

Monday 1800, 3000 "Stage I While In college both were quarterbacks armament problems aboard carriers -
Door Canteen," with all- Ur I in the Big Ten Confer- .
east. ence, and both played basketballand The complex tasks of arming our
\ baseball as well. multi-engine patrol bombers are "
Tuesday 1800 2000, 3Ieet
Miss, lobby Sock," with Hob Blythe recalled that their last presented more graphically to A '; .
Crosby and Lynn Merrlck.Wednesday meeting prior to his arrival here 0.0, students these days becausethe I :\ ,
1000 "An American was the Ohio State-Iowa game instructors have Roy Petzel II :
Romance," with Brian Don- which did much towards winning and Joe Striebich to assist them. I
levy and Ann Richard I Marty his All-America rating. Petzel who Is a native of Salem

--- -- '* -'--- Seems that Marty was able to steal Oregan flew combat missions for
I the ball from one of the Iowa 20 months with the second squad I
t.; There seems' to be no questionbut backs in a spectacularly daring:: ron of Black Cats These were the

that Hitler will go down in play resulting in a touchdown planes which brought night search. '1
F t'l'hls
hl.tory-at, _least- f six Jj --feet- I which cost Iowa the game It wasa and-attack into its own as a fine I ... 'to....
rather sore point at the time, art in aviation warfare Petzel reunion of two Marine dive bomber pilot with their former
Recruit: "WhaTs the matter? Blythe confides It was a sorer particular plane specialized in Jap I AC Officer came about when Captain Uilllam ("Glmme-another-
Didn't I do all right in the parade point for Lieut Commander Burt troop-laden barges They'd pick
bomb") 1'arrNh decided to check up on the man he'd rescued" overtwo
?" Ingwerson, who will bring his them up, work 'em over first with I years ago In the Solomons. Major Basil M. McDuffle, of UM
Sgt. : "Sure you did-didn't you "Cloudbusters down from Chapel the guns, then really let go with Marine Aviation Detachment, NATTC right was one of three out ,
win it by a yard" Hill next week to play our "FU- the heavy bomb Fun Petzel of 11 Marina officers who survived a direct hit on a lIt'adquartel'8.J\
------ ers." Ingwerson was the Iowa thought so1! dugout on Henderson rield. lie owes hit life to Captain l'arrish' .

"I've been thinking it over," coach at the time Striebich'a bombing missions on daring work of digging him out of the smothering debris while
said the husband, "and I've decided --- Jli-- the other hand, were mostly formation the area was Mill under heavy off-shore fire. The pair located a

to agree with you" A popular dameIs flights, with nine or more Liberators third squadron mate In Captainllbert II. Fuller renter, here for

That won't do you any good," Rosie Smoots in on the deal His great- Instruction In the Landing Signal Officers' course Fuller, a dive
aid his wife "I've changed my She plays strip pokerIn est thrill was a pattern job done bomber pilot, who was! Injured in a water landing In the Solomons

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Recruit Training I Stirring Action In Pacific Waters I It




Center Reaches ,' ATyCefleufs



End Of Trail"Beots"


at NATTC are rapidly E

becoming a thing of the past and y
by the middle or latter part of ee :

next menth the Recruit Training i x A4 1

Center, devoted since 1 July to I
"
:recruit training of aircrewman ;rJ.+
candidates, will be closed down'j : This week NATTC lost Chief

The camp has been in Specialist (A) K. C. Miller and

Jittle more than two years. ; Chief Specialist (A) W. W. Mu-
So smoothly Is the transfer of
JJ'lf'n-both members 6f Ship'sCompany ... sick These two men have teen

and recruits themselves' y d/ ---. chosen by the Bureau of Personnel

-.being handled that few are to attend the fifth class at the

aware of the transition. The movement recently established rehabilitation
to Memphis is being supervised -
school at Sampson, N. Y. After nn
by Lt. H. F. M08e y, Other
officers still here are Lt. R. L. Intensive four-weeks course involv.

Flora and Lt.
ChY C. M. Cullum, at the ogy and anatomy, they will be assigned

Center since its inception, also is r to a Naval hospital. Miller

still here. and Musick are the first men irons

Lt Moseley Haiti that the en- NATTC to be. selected for this

tlrr transfer to Memphis NATTC

protwbly will be complete! by the duty.Miller, who coached for two

latter part of next month. A few years at the Hattiesburg. MIPS.,

hundred men are being shippede High School, and also put in several

Mh week all they complete the years as assistant coach at

rrtrnit training! and small, number other high schools, has been in

of Ship's Company are charge of the football program fur
go'rng at the same time. The NATTC and was head coach of the

Hhip't" Company complement isbeing AEM football team. Musick, who

reduced in proportion to was a grid star at Southwestern at

the miml er of recruits depart \Vinfield, Kansas, and later coached

ing. several high school football teams,
1
Schedules and procedure have .H. has been in charge of the speed-
which Staff John Mix,
Here Is an artist' vivid conception of the action in the South facffic in Sgt.
'Nen to well planned and are be- Insert at right is Mix, a full blooded Indian, who now ball program at NATTC and head
of M. A. I)., helped reset a donned l fighter pilot. of football
ing diiected in such a way that ed one of the two teams
I is Turret School here.
attending
II
men get into their aircrew training I -- -- --- -- officials.
--- - --

transferred almost as to quickly Memphis when as being they : Brighter Side Of \ Marine Risked Life To Save Pilot The big question is-"What will

would were they remaining here to the local Chamber of Commerce

attend school. Immeriately upon I have to say about the recent order

('mpletion. of the recruit training Life At TarawaHow Downed In Stormy Pacific WatersBy making blue cap covers compul-

they are shipped to Memphis and sory with service dress blues! for

there start at once on the more I' about an abandoned Japanese Herb Johnston Jr I officers and chief petty offlceie.! "
Pfc. ,
extensive technical courses. motorcycle, in good condition months later at Guadalcanal, he Should we hold our breath or Just'

No recruits have been received 'I to ride to work on ? Or a "Hey, Mac! Want a ride I was awarded the Navy-Marine ,I assume the C. of C. was not c'(*i-
at the Center since 1 October. Now that's a very common thingto Corps Medal. sulted.In' .

Since that time it has been a dead Japanese Admiral's private : hear along the Roosevelt highway Then In the current October I these trying times it is refreshing -
car and supply of gasoline at your the main of
outside gate
question of rounding out for thosealready I of just l Issue of eatherwerk magazine, to sit down with a prospective ,
disposal ? Or maybe a couple here. Yetyou'd
the Naval Air Station
training I II of the heroic l 18
here the the
preliminary story rescue! groom and discuss a mal'rlage -
natives' to wash plane for'a
your ;II such an Invitation ,
expect
scarcely
i
the aircrewman candidates are while told in pictorial\ turns In addition budget. Well that le just
package of cigarettes you
given following induction. i ? if you were bobbingaiound to the written word. I what & number of us have done
catch a before the next flight South
nap in mountainous
But within a very few weeks his I a Although the almost unbelievable recently and apparently we gavea
fabled "muscle farm" will be another I I That is all a part of the brighter Pacific sea, some three and'a half I account of the open sea rescue pal the right word because last
in World side of life in Tarawa and "vi- miles from shore. Nevertheless, them all of the
cxf
thing history tops any one Saturday at 1730 he took on the
for Lieut. Marvin S. Garrett that was actually the greeting Ata- !
cmity"
War II. hundreds of dangerous' experiencesStaff responsibility of maintaining a wife
USNR ef Richmond. Ky. re- j rine Private John Joseph Mix
( I I Mix has liver
"" ---- Sergeant : and a home. He has our best
returned from the South shouted to a downed fighter pilot.
cently I would make exciting
I through mighty
Never Gay "D e oot- wishes but we hope he realizes that
had
: Pacific for instruction in the Aviation after he and a companion
He bombed at
reading. was
not not economists and if the
Float WAVE: "Suiely you're hours i we are
for
Ordnance Officers' School atNA'M'C. tied huge, heaving waves
red-headed I least 117 times at Guadalcanal frO
going to let that WAC in order : price of hamburger jumps to
in a flimsy native canoe nine times in but '
one night
steal your boy-friend ? cents a pound it is not our fault.
S.eand i WAVE: '.N enr! I'll) dye I Itinot. Lieut. Garrett's job at Tarawa to Mix effect, now the a aviatior's Staff Sergeant rescue. attending then that's another story. I Would it be too corny to ask if
bombs and otherwise He ,
included loading thoroughly enjoyed a sevt n-
.
the machine atShip's
Turret School at NATTC. new doughnut
JLi servicing: ammunition aboard weeks rest period in Aukland New
---- '- the big bombers that were based tells the story with the same ease Zealand and thinks the girls there Service is making dough ?

New Books In the NATTC theie Vnd later at Kwajalein and and lack of excitement that he displayed are wonderful but THAT'S an I According to reports, the A. P.

Library Eniwetok. One very satisfying ,at the time of the life saying other story, too. I C. season has been officially

thing was' that later in flying over incident.He Sufficeth it to say John Joseph, opened.
CAVE PATCH MYSTERY. bv A. B arrived
Cunningham. The second vtlfr of II the bombed areas he was able to and his buddy newly Mix is at once a hero and a darned I Watch out for A. R. M football
Southern planter Is slain l with, a cvp see the damage that the very from the States at a New He- t nice guy. And if you're undecided I team under the cojtthing of Chief

knife. Sheriff Rodcn. track down lhvv bombs he had placed aboard the brides island base, were walking about giving a fellow a lift Sp (IA ) Kebba, because: the team
4 II ..acesld kill. when heat
r I beach
the they
CORPSE WITHOUT A CI.I' E." I planes had done. along it might help to remember the devoted is getting stronger Losing its first
TfcleMe, on a pn-clous Iwo wreki' I When he first saw the base at the plane's motor fail and saw it heart of this clean-cut kid, I three games, the last two by very
),-"ve In London from his highly confidallai plunge into the sea. They soon
.
who unhesitatingly went so far out ( close scores, A. R. M.'s improvement -
war duller. found rilm!rlf in- ,Tarawa it was a pretty depressinglooking realized that there were no rescue
of his way to call cheerfully: "Hey,, I bears watching.
Ivxl In m with de-
v() uniavrlllng a > sight buildings: available and
CLL'NY BROWN," by lerli'rj.l"; ships or planes Mac! Want a ride ?"
is observejN.
molished and bodies whole or | We have been told to
ShairCluny Blown l Is an Irieatallbleirraon quickly decided to try it themselves -
olth no nenne whatexes\; JI- ; parts, littering the beach. The Japs in a native canoe. After I ----- ; W Hardenburg's hair cuts as
lot connclenrlousne who bf' -omriinuld II were still annoying them with hours of paddling and balling and "Ticker" Freeman accompanistand he is now carrying the torch for

the entire for an household.DhVASTATOR Kncllch' family and upset ''. night bombing raids, and timed losing sight of the airman: they arranger to Dinah Shore, who. I' the barber shop at Ship's Service.

," bv Aithur Stilnjr-: one of their most severe ones to finally reached him. He had been I is accompanying the singer on her Hardt Bbutl:', SK2c, is the cashierat
.>r, The romance of a movie Idol and a interrupt their Christmas Eve cel- dazed in the crash and had just current tour of French battlefieldarea f( Ship's Service and recently mar-

young.!I HATE'ACTORS.noxellnl..1 In by Hollywood.Ben <<>leot.7Vn ebration! presence of mind enough to par- is playing a 60-pound "midget" ried one of the barberettes in the

Ilect pokes fun at lloll>'\ podiriirifuln. But after a month or 110, the tially inflate his life raft and continue I, piano. The three-octave In- barber shop.
glamour girls and lom('{,.. strument was discovered at Lockheed -__----'
"PASTORAL" bv Nevll Shule. A base began to take on the appearance a feeble attempt to tread I
I recreation center here. It
love story of wartime England actagainst I of (civilization with tents water. His heavy plane had of JUdg"h: was driving when
the scene of a R. A.: F. bomber pitched on plywood floors, a real course, sunk long befoie the Marines I takes up little mote space than a I the accident occurred ?"
accordion instrument usually
..Iatlf.n"TiME, FOR EACH OTHER" bv M. I' mess-hall. Quonset huts fixed up reached him. I piano used on such tours. Sailor: "Nobody, yer honor, we
L. Runbe<'k. More about the author I for basketball, and a ship's store Since the canoe could hold only were all in back."
sdept.d daughter "Mils Boo," now : The men made friends with natives two men and the pilot was too -
elfht oars or are.' : Mix dove DUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR
weak climb aboard
for few cigarettes, a pieceof to
who. a
STOP. bAl the
TIME MUST HAVE A I In a crowded bus : "Step te
up Huxley The development of a bright cloth, or an umbrella, under his feet hoisted him into the
rear The backs of our buses: go;
"en.lll\e imaglaalfre' hundtome boy would be glad to supply them with frail craft, and prepared to swim BYE. BYE FREEDOM too."

JI':1Nb'iA' IN e of OUTLINE 17 on H. I cocoanuts from the many trt"f's'that the long, treacherous trip back. --- your way

}TartOfr! A feilef hltotf'1 iy of tncll" surrounded' the base. Chmb- | The 22-year-old Marine!, a full-
"WOODROW WILSON.by C. W I ('on ti l1t't1 on Page Twelve blooded 1'ottowatamto Indian, Doing Their Xmas Shipping Early
J -hnfH>n. I
-- ---- over six: feet tall and powerfullybuilt ,
-
- --- H'w
had been a Mar on the! lG3
Christmas Eves back at Benton MIILN
swimming team !
tp iQS DU11TtISfMSlfa
raneYw
Harbor, Michigan 111gb School. TiIIS 61N

';1P .:.. \ But even he must, have paled lp
: t rc t.:., .:I ; somewhat beneath his copper-

> --- v_ ,, < ,' bron skin an he contemplatedthe < M a
Herculean task that lay r.-
_
nax a before him. 'I'hereM8H no alternative. ,

.e cr liowe\er, for his companion j r

a was unable to swim at .


all.Many times dining the heartbreaking -

ordeal he lost sight of the
I
canoe but each time he reacheda .

state of near exhaustion the tins Ajf Y/

,,,, F
.I Lw-IAw11 boat miraculously bobbed up in ..
.- front of him. Clinging desperately
to it for a few minutes rest he b#
V
regained his strength and wind .'

and pressed on.
re ti I I The boys had started out in the A ,

T canoe at 9:10:: a. m. and it was 1 '00

pm. before they finally landed
__ i again on the beach. Three and a Fa
I I halt hours of almost superman ef- e
I
: : foit, superb courage and calm.
.clear-headed thinking was rewarded -

[I by the supreme satisfaction of
d I having saved a gallant) man's life.Nor As the deadline for verea mailing approaches, stateside folks
I remember relatives and buddies scattered between Aachen and PaUvu.I .
the reward
that only
all l was
"Something for tins girl." was U the mind of rnerctoaiiHIs theVAKS for! the ( "They promoted me to Pie the I, Bringing cheer to foxtoleft are left U right, .I, J. Smith, S2c; Lorraine -

Ship Service officer. In selecting Christina next day Mix laughed }Ie It. Schlodtor, S2e; U. It. Franco, Stc; and J. A. Scotland, 1'1.,
,
store. Left t. right &l81n Kathryn Young Lieut. I quickly sobered, however, and Mb LlUlaJi J hMon, cUikan employee at the pest ,
frm new
rar..al and Artln Frdall eimmlne a puree a
u.fJl
shipment, ) pPQiMlly admitted that a few PI SHttand". package








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Page 'Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 19 October, 1944 '



Gridiron Battles NATTC Football Contest -



Slated At Center NATTC Football "Lucky Bag"Here I Starts ; 8 Prizes Weekly If.t


Is the official football "Lucky Bag" contest blank.
Today And FridayShip's CHECK SELECTIONS IN ALL GAMES AND FILL IN SCORES Calling all proficient prognoses
Gridders '
IN FIRST; TIIICEE GAMES. Place blanks in "Lucky Bag" boxes Mayport cators of pigskin performances 1

before noon Saturday. Boxes at Ship's Service, auditorium,
Company improved Salts, are The NATTC Football "Lucky:
using a new system-the old reliable gymnasium and Public Relations Office.
Will-Play Return Bag" Contest kicks off this-week,
Notre Dame shift-go all out
October 21
Saturday and if talented-or
for this afternoon when you are luckyin
revenge the M.A.D. Raiders in NAVY TECH this field you have the oppor.
they meet GEORGIA Game Here Nov. 3
a NATTC Conference clash, while GREAT LAKES OHIO STATE tunity of sharing in the prizes,
tomorrow, AEM's first place Wild- totaling $50 in War Bonds and
ALABAMA TENNESSEE NATTC gridders, who lost a
third in a
cats seek their victory
Stamps, that will be given to the
,
ARM-AOM Radio- AUBURN TULANE 6-to-0 decision to the Mayport
joust with the eight best entries each week during ,.
Navy Fliers at Jacksonville Beach -
BROWN HOLY CROSS
waves. -
last Friday night, are looking for- the-/current grid season.
The games, both return engage- COLGATE PENN STATE ward to getting another shot at All you have to do to enter is

ments, start at 1715 at the NATTC CORNELL SAMPSON NAVY the Beach sailors, and they will gel: check your choices in the 15 gamesin
football field. In the initial con- the "Lucky Bag" contest blank -
TEMPLE SYRACUSE their chance when the Fliers visit
tests, played at the start of the IOWA STATE MISSOURI the Center on Friday, Nov. 3, fora appearing elsewhere on this page
season the latter part of September return game: predict the scores in the first three
the Marines bounced the Salts, MISS STATE L. S. U. -
The Ship's Company Salts and games listed, sign, and drop in one
13 to 0, and AEM downed the S. M. U. RICE the AEM Wildcats represented the of the four "Lucky Bag" contest

Radio-waves, 24 to 0. SOUTHWEST'N TEXAS TECH Center against the Fliers last week, boxes, strategically located at various

This week's games will feature I NEBRASKA KANSAS AEM playing the first half and the gathering points throughoutthe
duels between star backs, Hellingof
Center.
Ship's Company and Scarpelli I T. C. U. TEXAS A. & M. Salts the second.

of M.A.D? and R. Coulter of AEM U. C. L. A, ST. MAI'Y'S NAVY Plans are being made to sched- The winner each week will receive
War Bond
$25
a with tha
ule Mayport for a third game on -
and Only Thrash one of league ARM-AOM.game was Signed (print) Nov. 30. If the game Is carded, other seven prizes divided as tcr,*}'

last week the lIarln'lljdowning Barracks Billet then the other two NATTC elev- lows: second, $10 in War StampIJ.I
played ,
:
the Radio-waves, 6 to 0, ens, the M.A.D. Raiders and ARM. third, $5 in War Stamps; fourth

in a close, hard fought battle. AOM Radio-waves will Join forcesto through eighth, $3.25 each in War
The Salt-Wildcat tilt was post- represent the Center in the Nov. Stamps. The financial end of the
poned as the two clubs joinedto CONTEST RULES 3 tilt. However, if plans for the deal Is being taken care of by theNA'ITC

third contest fall through, then the Welfare Department.
play Majport last Friday 1 Contest l h to enlisted at NATTC
open personnel exclusively. -
night. two strongest teams here will meet : The contest is open only to
vicious I Mayport on Nov. 3. The game ori ENLISTED PERSONNEL AT
The Raiders displayed a
selections must be made the official Bag"blank
2 All on "Lucky
-
ginally was scheduled for Satur- NATTC. In of ties, the most
determination to win in defeatingthe case
appearing In the NATTC Section of the Jax Air News each
improved Radio-waves, 6 to 0, day, Nov. 4, but was moved up a correct scores in the first three
.
week Blanks must be marked neatly and legibly.3Entries
for day as the All-Station team meets will determine the winner.
in the third game of the season games
boxes before
must be In Bag" noon
placed "Lucky
the Cherry Point Marines that aft- For further details the
both teams. scan con
each Saturday. Boxes are located at Ship's Service, the audi .
After an exchange of punts early ernoon at Mason Field. test rules listed in the "Lucky
torium, the gymnasium, and the Public Relations! Office, Room
in the first the Raiders Last Bag" entry blank.
quarter 138, Bldg. 500 annex.4Contestants Friday nights game wasa
carried to the Radio 18, where Left must check selections in all 15 games and must humdinger with both the Wildcats I You've nothing to lose and plenty 1
Half raced to his right and Salts to excel- to gain so let's get selections
Scarpelil I predict scores for first three games. In case; of ties, winners will showing your
and passed to Right Half Tosline. lent advantage against their more in early.Marine .
be determined bj' the most correct !scores in the three games.
for a touchdown. The Raiders elect- i experienced opponents. AEM yielded ry.
6-Tie games count as a loss! unless the contestant picks the
ed to try for the extra point by game as a tie. Winners will be published in the Air News. Opinion before Mayport's opening: on- Air Squads To
running and were stopped cold at of the judges is final. Prizes will be issued!! in the War Bond slaught that accounted for the lone
the line of scrimmage. Office in Bldg. 500 annex upon publication of the names of win- touchdown but fought: back fiercely Operate From CarriersA
Giving no indication of lettingup throughout the remainder of the
allowed for each contestant.
ners. Only one entry Ls number of Marine Corps air
the Raiders were again on the first half to halt other Mayport
6-Eight prizes will be awarded weekly. First prize-S:5 War squadrons are training to operate
threats.
march in the second quarter. Bond. Second- $10 in War Stamps. Third-$3: In War Stamps. off carriers In support of amphibious -
Brown started the drive by plunging Fourth, fifth sixth, seventh and eighth-$3.25 each in \Var The Salts turned in their best ( and ground movements. The
16 yards through the center of performance of the season when
Stamps.
_ the line, making it first and 10 on I Contest sponsored by the NATTC Welfare) Department. GET they took over in the last half and move has been made possible by
availability, for the first time since
the Radio 29. A 15-yard penalty battled the Fliers
YOUR ENTRY IN' NOW. on nearly even
the invasion of Guadalcanal, of
Raiders nullified I
against the I terms. Mayport made seven first
Marine flyers over and above thenumber
Brown's gain and the Raiders J' downs each half. The Wildcats
which has been needed for
opened up with a passing attack. made one and the Salts four.

The scoring threat was broken up NATTC GRID STANDINGS Week-End] Grid Menu I Coach Hugh Smith came up with land-based operations.
when the Radios intercepted a Operation of Marine Corps
passon Pts. Pts I a new system for his club, the No-
their own 9-yard line. The half Team W. L Scored All's Today, 1715, M.A.D.. Ship'sCo. tre Dame shift replacing the single groups from carriers was begunin
ended with the ball in mid- 'field. AEM 2 0 31 wing, and it looked very effective. peace time as a means of pro
The third marred MAD. 2 1 23 7 1715 AEM ARM- viding support for Marine and Ar.
quarter was Ship Co 1 1 13 20 \ Today, vs. Stars for NATTC were Back
by a strong cross wind that ARM-AOM 0 3 7 43 AOM.At Helling, Guard Kirkland, and End my ground forces in amphibious
caused field west of Bks. operations. Until the present how.
poor yardage on punts ( 19) Layson of the Salts, and Back R. ,
of Haider Individual Scorers INr TOWN Marine available
by both teams, one the ever squadrons
Tot. Coulter, Guard J. Coulter, and End
PAT.
kicks going for only 11 yards. R Name-Team Coulter. AEM TD.3 .. 18 Friday, 2000, Julia Landon Vilet of AEM. Backs Synakowski ha-\e been needed to provide offensive -
Neither the Raiders or the Ra- Trash ARM High vs. Palm Beach at Municipal and defensive land-based
t t i and Whitehart led Mayport with
dios were able to generate a consistent McFadden, AEM I Stadium. operations from island Installations
1 1 7 the latter making the last seven
Brown MAD.
attack and most of the which have been taken.
6
Potter. AEM 1. of a 45-yard drive for the game's
quarter was played between the Scarpelli MAD 1 .. 6 Brighter Side Of lone touchdown. The carriers upon which the Marine
40 yard stripes. Curran. MAD. 1.. 6Racer. __
air will be based will
1 6McGowan JLJ1B W3l!. i -i -? groups
After five minutes of play in the SC SC 1 ?:: 6 Life At Tarawa continue to be manned by Naval
:fourth, the Radios came to life and Tosline, MAD. 1. 6 Sailor Here Has"Buggy" personnel
.. I Continued From Page Eleven
starting on their own 20, Jacobs Blakeley. SC 1
and Hamilton alternated in car- i ing the tall cocoanut trees was an HobbyEdward
rying the ball to the Raiders' 36. The Radios showed a potentially tasy task for these Micronesians. Enlisted Combat VeteransOn

Jacobs made it first down on the powerful backfield, and the line I Among the things left by the G. Cooper, SpTlc) supervisor Staff At AGO School
play of Galey, Carter, and Right of instruction in the first
20 and it looked like the suddenly I Japs were several motorcycles, a
both consis- unit of the AEM School has what Continued From Tenon
aroused Radios would not be de End Yablonsky was touring car, a dog that insisted i Page
nied. The Raiders called for time tent and rugged. upon being allowed to ride in the may be called a "buggy" hobby one of the Japs' fastest type

out and re-formed their defense. At times the Raiders looked ex- I motorcycle's side car, a cat with In the intervals between teach- transports, jam-packed with rein.

Four smashes sent against them ceptionally well, particularly the five kittens, and a pig. The cat ing high school classes at Northern forcements for Munda. "Nobody

failed, and they took over on their timing of the backs on offense. The and the pig were both too shell- Minnesota how to tell bug! knew whose bombs hit and whose

15. The game ended with the Raid- forward wall, wtih Carroll forminga shocked to be very companionable, pardon, insects, from the plants didn't, but one minute there was
ers in possession on their 35-yard bulwark, did a workmanlike job but the kittens became great: pets they feed on, Cooper has made a this big transport and the next

line. Final score: Raiders 6, Radios in creating holes for gain after and the Marines enjoyed the spare hobby of gathering buinsects of there was just a lot of small stuff

0. gain. ribs! all types. strewn around, but no ship and not
Instead of going at his job the many live Japs'!" That's Joe's ver.

Nice InterferenceS hard way, while the insect is capable I sion of a mission completed.
of maximum speed and firepower PBlY's pose the problem of turrets

... '".. ''' &-.. ,, .., .. . '',.. Specialist Cooper protects heavier bomb load and more
S ;'\ :,t .:. its Iuselage as well as his own skin guns, but Strieblch is on hand to
'': t : : it "on the "
; by capturing ground, I help straighten out the student officers -
before assemblage is complete. The on any problems of this sort
larva, as it is called in this early which may baffle them.

stage of its development, has a The three combat aircrewmenare

f chance to grow to adulthood in an but part of the full comple-

s trf 1y atmosphere of nice clean dirt, ment of enlisted personnel attached
t; branches and leaves, and become to A. O O. School anr_
the most cultivated Insect in MIn- working under Lieut. James vl!

nesota'! Eller, their Division Officer' Eller,
Specialist Cooper has not added who hails from Point Pleasant,
any Florida insects to his collec- N. J., is Just back from seventeen
tion. Says all those he's seen at months of advanced base duty. lie

NATTC come prefabricated! is sold on the school's insistenceon

"wl*"' practical approach. His men
Skunk's End are specialists in their fields. Some

TOPEKA, Kans. Curiosity are torpedomen, others experts in

killed a skunk. He poked his nose gunnery. They are allimportantin
into a mayonnaise jar and couldn't the scheme of things at A O. O.

get it out The part of the animal School. x-31

remaining outside presented quitea

problem. Undersheriff Jerry Navy personnel throughout the

Kriepe and Deputy Ellis Hermann world will have the usual turkeyand

decided on a long range attack. A all the "fixin's" on Thanks.

direct hit was scored-but the giving Day, 23 November. The

memory lingers on. Navy has purchased 12,000,000
"=- pounds of choice young tom tur-

Since the beginning of hostilitiesIn keys for its three "turkey days"

Europe-five years ago 1 Sep -Thanksgiving, Christmas: and
tember-the Navy has added almost New Year's-which will allow

65.000 vessels of all types to about one pound for each man lathe

the fleet. During this five-year U. S. and iMi pounds for those
period the Navy's air force multi- afloat or overseas. (In addition to(/.'

plied 20 times, with a total of roast turkey, the menu for all three
57,600 planes accepted from man- holidays will contain such delicacies -

i "a nn ufacturers. as tomato juice, sweet pickles,

Ui t celery, olives, giblet gravy, sage

BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR dressing, cranberry sauce, mashed
two Interfere leading the way, Tailback Jllek of the M. A, D, Raiders starts out on a ground potatoes, asparagus, fruit salad
,3 raining excursion against the AUM-AOM Radio-waves! in last Friday's game, which the Marinou won Parker House rolls, mince pie. ice
? to 0, The blockers! are quarterback relUnd at left and Fullback Brown. BYE, BYE FREEDOM cream, nuts, and coffee)

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