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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 14, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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"' 14 December,




f: OIV 2, No. 39 ndo '" .f' '

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An Activity ", .- <. .

,t ....ui A it Technlcall: 1\UI."Lt'\en.
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by Comdr
r&p?$tt."" submitted R. R. Marketi, senior chaplain,
who headed the drive on the Station showed the following contribu- I
tions from other activities: Cecil Field, $784,55; Jacksonville Municipal
No. 1, $729.22; Naval Air Gunners' School; $600; Mayport Aux
iliary Air Station, $303.72; the U. S. Naval Hospital, $206.81; and
Naval Air Operational Training Command staff members, 94.
I Outstanding contributions from various activities at the Air Station ,..e.1
[ Included the following: Student Officers' Mess: $1,000; Station Wel '
. fare Department, $1,000; Squadron VPB2 No. 1. 1262.63; Assembly
and Repair Department civilian personnel, $1,639.14; and Employes /
Association' for Civil Service employes, $3,000.
I Comdr. Marken' pointed! out that while this year's l''
I "eaT-. :)U I l"rt.'"" 1 l I I lib */1 a i .-v'.e, wbirh r&'. >< > en er Activities Pass Goal

The Welfare Department, USO officials, and local civic Enlarged Building Will Maintaining their reputation for never failing to meet and

'-' and fraternal organizations are bending every effort to make Take Care of Hundreds exceed a bond drive quota since the establishment of the sta-
C' this "away-from-home" Christmas as pleasant as possible for
+ tion service and civilian personnel of the Jacksonville Naval 1
i, servicemen and women attached to the Naval Air Station and When It is. CompletedWork Air, Station and its auxiliary fields purchased a total of

other military establishments in the vicinity of Jacksonville. has already started on
plans to convert the Anchorageopen $614,348 worth of War Bonds during the special Pearl Harbor.
:;. Here on the station a programhas air recreation center at Sea- Day Cash War Bond Campaign
been planned from 19 Decem which closed this week.
District Director Point Into
genuine
ber through New Year's Day to plane round pleasure spot a for enlistedmen year Speaks Tonight The figure, announced by the

make the holiday season as gay as and women of the Jacksonville War Bond Office yesterday, top.
is reasonably possible under present Naval Air Station, it was announced ped by $114,348 the goal of $500
r wartime conditions. In town, yesterday-by Lt. Comdr. Joe 000 which had been set for the
;. there will be plenty of dances, par- Adams, Ship's Service officer. drive.
ties, turkey suppers, and other entertainment Concrete is now being poured for The main station here chalkedup
And both on and off the foundations of a new and en- total sales amounting to'$379,.
the station ample provision has larged building to accommodate 137 with 14 activities and depart
;. been made for divine worship In hundreds of patrons. Taking every ments going over the top. The executive -
keeping with the spirit of Christmas advantage of the natural beauty department, with a quotaof
of Its setting on the bluff overlooking $4,000, ran its sales up to $15-
I The chapels will be the scene the broad St. John's River, the 125. A & R just managed to top
of a number of activities during greatly expanded club will be con- its $100,000 quota with $103,125 in
; the holiday 8eaf lOn. On 19 December structed with a liberal amount of War Bond sales. The Marine Bar-
the WAVES Glee Club glass to afford unhampered viewsin racks recorded sales of $7,125 as
,:. will present a concert In the the direction of the river. J against a quota of $1,000. Medical
Protestant! chapeL The concert M Easily removed, the glass sides will Department's goal of $5,700 was
,I is scheduled for 2000.) The station J a r serve a dual purpose, as when exceeded by its total sales of
. choir Mill present the Christmas jirn' warm weather approaches the $6,562. Ordnance and Gunnery
cantata, "The Story of building can be again convertedinto bested its mark of $3.200 with sales
I Christmas," by Alexander Matthews an open-air affair. amounting to $4,356. Physical

.,' .'-. on Christmas eve at 2300 The Interior will still be rustic, a .s training's purchases amounted to
' in the Protestant chapel. The resembling a mountain lodge. A $2,850 with a quota of $1,750. Public
.,. choir, made up of sailors, huge fireplace Is to be constructed Works almost doubled its
WAVES, officers, and wives of In which giant logs will be '; mark of $25,000 with $48,012 worthof
personnel here Is under the direction bonds I
burned. On chilly nights, witha bought. Supply's score
'. of Ch.SpFrank( Mar. : roaring fire burning, the place was $65,468 with a goal of $42,000. t
-r. teller. The cantata Is divided "f. : will be cozy and intimate. In the Aviation Training Depart
M into four parts, The Prophecy, Crowds gathering about the ment five activities managed to go
The1 lon of the Shepherds, The Lieut. Comdr. Eleanor Rlgby warm glow from the fireplacewill The Honorable Artemus I* over the top. VPB2 No. 1 sold
1 .. Quest of The Magi, and The Fulfillment who visited this Station few of of with of
:j a find a spirit Informality Gates, Assistant Secretary $70,125 a quota $57,000,
w of The Prophecy, and months ago oft an Inspectiontour prevailing, conducive to friend- the Navy for Air, will be the VF No. 5 with $19,375 against $16-
the soloists will be Ens. Myrtle of WAVE activities, Is now ship and good cheer. Room will speaker at the annual meetingof 650, T-5 with $3,450 against $1,500 ..
Mauldin, soprano; Shirley Cooper, the District Director of the be provided for dancing, a juke the Jacksonville Chamberof T-4 with $5,786 against $4,000, and
l Tic, soprano; :Mary Ann Welsh, Women's Reserve in the 14th box hooked to loudspeakers providing Commerce this evening at the T-1 with $5,505 against $5,500.

Y2c, contralto;Charles Don Parker Denham, Sp, Naval District,. It has been an- the music. Hotel George Washington Auditorium The naval hospital reported brisk
(C)2c, tenor; '
nounced. The recreation center, named at 2000. Naval personnel
sales totaling $26,137. Its quota
81c tenor and Lt. Dan-
; (Jg)
The in contes
Anchorage a held a desiring to attend may procure was $15,000.
iel Carr ba88.Following .
couple of months ago, has provM free tickets of admission from
the cantata, at 2100, Lt. Comdr. Eleanor The auxiliary fields did an excellent
to be one of the most popular the Station Welfare Office, top-
Job, too. NAGS its
Holy Communion will be held A topped
f spots the base since its
on open- side, Ship's Service Building.
$30,000 quota by $19,145, a total
Christmas Carol Sing by the Cath- this
to
ing summer.
olic Choir takes place in St. Ed Rigby Is Head Of listed men past, WAVES, and Open membersof en- volume of $49,145. Municipal No. 1
hit $44,721 with a goal of $35.000.
ward's Chapel the same evening
their immediate families, the pa- Unit Citation Is
Cecil Field's sales amounted to
at 2330. Solemn High Mass follows vilion has been jammed almost
$60,081 in contrast to a quota of
at 2400. WAVES In Hawaii
every night since the start of op-
50000. Green Cove nosed
Springs
On Christmas Day masses will
erations with crowds Pilot
as high as Awarded To .
out its $50,000 quota with
be held in St. Edward's chapel at Lt. Comdr. Eleanor Rlgby, 600 packing into the place at one purchases
P630, 0700, 0830 0930, and 1700, totaling $52,275, and May-
USNR time during single .
and Lieut. Winifred R. a evening.A
,I, with High :Mass at 1100. Protest- Quick became the first WAVES to ship's service activity, the Of PRY SaturdayFor port sales made of it$15,387 complete to beat by registerIng its goalof -
''.. ant services will be held at 1000. be assigned to permanent duty club offers bottled beverages, sand. $15,000.
The WAVES will have informal outside the contintental United wiches, potato chips, nuts and oth outstanding service as a
.. Christmas eve parties in all their States when they arrived in Hawaii er tid bits all at typical ship's member of Patrol Squadron 52> The successful campaign to com-
." p':', barracks. The Christmas Dinner recently. Mrs. Rigby, who visited service prices. Special bus service Lieut Rudolph Lloyd USN, of memorate the attack on Pearl
,.... ;' party, with music and dancing, the WAVES on this station In is provided at short intervalsto Pensacola, Fla., has been awardeda Harbor by helping to finance the
:. will run from 1100 to 1500 on September, has assumed the dutiesof and from the barracks area, Presidential Unit Citation. The war and bring about its end all
:'\ Christmas Day. District Director of the Women's making The Anchorage easily accessible award was made Saturday morningby the sooner demonstrated once
" again the quality of the men and
.... On the entertainment calendar Reserve In the Fourteenth Na- to aU hands. Captain Herbert E. Regan, com
women assigned here. Hirohito and
...
are a number of outstanding val District and Miss Quick is .. manding officer.
Hitler-please note.
events. Tony Pastor's Orchestra serving as Assistant to the District Dance Saturday sight The citation awarded the officer, _
M MB 24 -
,1, plays for a ship's dance at the Personnel Officer.As Navy and Marine officers are who is now engaged in flight tests = -
:'". Malnslde Auditorium at 2030 on District Director, Mrs. Rigby cordially invited to a Christmas at the Assembly and Repair De- Crerar Promoted
20 December. A Hillbilly Jam. is particularly concerned with the dance to be given by Panhellenicand partment, was signed by Secre OTTAWA (CNS)-L./Gen. H.
.; : boree holds the spotlight at the health, morale, efficiency, and wel the Junior Woman's Club on tary James Forrestal for the PresI- D. G. Crerar commander of the
; ? Malnslde Auditorium the evening fare of members of the Women's Saturday, 16 December, 2100 un- dent. "For outstanding performance Canadian 1st Army in the ETO,
', of the 21st. Heading the cast of Reserve assigned to the Hawaiian til 2400, at the Woman's Club, above the normal call of duty has been promoted to the rank of
,' ; top-flight hillbilly performers will area. At present she is working corner of Riverside Avenue and while engaged in search missions full general, the Canadian Defensa
: Continued On Page Seven Continued on rage Three Post Street.durationthe. Continued on Page Three Ministry has announced.
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';. ). Early In the current year, when rifying scream of Nazi dive bomb grim job ahead had manly a base for Navy casual now chief nurse, Dependents Unit,

'1',. the world was waiting anxiously ers, and their first sight of Injured first priority, and the group of ties, wounded from all branchesof at the Air Station. "It is amazing,"
I i for Gen. Dwight Eisenhower'sj American doughboys. 96 nurses and the 65 doctors that the service-both Allied and Miss Scheips went on, "how Amer
+ forces to strike across the English The unit, made up of a selected made up the staff of the only e-nemy-were treated. ican GIs will gripe about the food
. -. Channel, 96 Navy nurses boardedtl group which was recruited American naval hospital in Eng- German wounded included manyof the weather, and the most minor
: an Army transport bound for a from various hospitals throughout land at the time of the invasion, the old guard of the Relchsvvehr details, but as soon as they are
"z' Navy hospital-somewhere in Eng the United States, embarkedfor soon bent frenzied efforts to get who had served under the Kaiser hurt they are silent as the proverbial
"j land. They were aware of the part England In January. The battle dressings, splints, plasma in the last war. and boyish looking I clam, and are more con.
.:'t they were to play in the Allied unit was a distinctive one, and and operating rooms ready for ex- Nazis who were bursting with arrogance cerned with the injuries of their
i invasion of the continent of Europe selection for It was an honor In pected casualties. and burning with zeal for friends than of themselves."
but they had no idea where Itself, since It was to be the only Four days after the electrifyingnews the principles of their feuhrer. Miss Scheips related, however
when that American and British of the Nazi teen-age fight- ,
1 ? they would be stationed or nurse corps group representingthe Many that she had one day found
"';; the Big Day would come. Navy on the British Invasion amphibious forces had struck at ing "men" were mere boys of 14, boy with tears In his one but
, i Today, seven of this notable the coast of France, casualties be- some of whom had been snatched eyes
coast.Arriving It was not because of
Injuries
- :: group, which was the only Navy in England after an gan pouring into the little Navy from farms only six weks earlierto Miss Scheips had who
.r' a medical unit on the Invasion coast exciting crossing, which included hospital. Then followed harrowing bolster the invasion coast. had an arm leg seen Shot men away
". II f ire back in the U S., at the Jacksonville several submarine alerts and Nazi days and nights when sleep was For the American wounded, the and who had or smiled,
Naval Air Station, rem- plane attacks off the coast of Eng out of the question and relaxationwas seven nurses who returned here saying-
"I'll be all right, nUf8e"--or
? embering the exciting days that land, the group .found temporary impossible. wearing a special unit citation "Don't about PH be,
,;5 followed June 6 as the most mem- surcease from the tension of a Emergency cases were treated ribbon with gold star, had limit- O. )(." worry This however me- had ,
orable in their lives, but tryingto wartime Atlantic crossing wham .on the spot and leas: pressingcases less praise and admiration "I have real one, letter "I J
Injury front
forget the seemingly endless they were feted by Red Cross, Brit were evacuated to hospitals never heard an American soldieror home a that his had a '
working hours, the nervewracking ish Medical, and Army and Navy. In other parts of England. sailor cry," remarked Lt. Leola girl gone back
German robot bomb, the ter- officials. But the fun was of short Although the hospital was, prl- Ruth Schetps Pierce, Neb., who is i I II Continued on Page Fir
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Mere /ind fit Nearby Stations Played Outstanding .j




Roles Flghtingest As Essex Became Known Rs Fiahtimiest Shin In Nuu. I

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aiicraft v .i- r carrier WHICH now V S.oeiongs S, Essex to, the ac I a the new fcssex. a grand total' of 441 Is Captain" .revimis Carlos eklppera Welber were of Cap.San: [[ the day, with luck Suddenly late in I tiles and..-Gabreskla--.w A are wn mentioned A 1- ,

evening, word came to change : in the i
: alph A. I papers One of the Essex
course and
launch
| planes
against; a pilots
la. who got his five kills in a I
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Air Group Nine the first I
flying force Comdr F T Corbin,
Commanding Officer of NAAS,
Green Cove Springs, who was Ex 7J h
frcutive Officer and first Navigator
t>f the Essex: Lt. Cdr. JV. On- ;
istott, Training Officer of VF OTU .I
No.5, former Flight Officer of J -5Iri'i
Fighting Squadron Nine: Lieut.
Robert Giroux of the Aviation .

Training Department, former executive .
assistant to the Essex Air .......;I ,
Group Commander, and many ', ; ) :
other Jax Personnel. Says Trum-
bull: f

"Emplo 'lng two air groups-Air 1 r ,, : ;C"a
Croup Nine and Air Group Fifteen tic'
0'k I
-since she left Pearl Harbor on :, '
her first war mission against Mar-
cus en, August 22, 1943, the Essex
has been in the forefront of every I I'A
engagement and has set \4 71
major records .5 S S t 1 1'e
for carrier performance in !
virtually every categorj She has
the leading air group, the leading I
Individual ace, the greatest number -
of planes shot down in one
day, and the greatest o\er-all de-
ttructlon: of and
enemy planes shipping .

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"A catalogue of her travels
which brought destruction to every
major Japanese stronghold from
Kabaul to the Ryukyu Islands covering '
151805 miles in fifteen ........... .
months, reads like a gazetteer of "\ ..'
the Pacific war zones. She has
made attacks on Marcus and \\'ake'
twice. Tiuk, Rabaul Saipan the
Eonms, the Philippines Formosa, w Va a tl 4 Ir 4
Kavieng, the Rvukus and the !
Pescadores Her air attacks on the
Gilberts. Marshalls, Truk Saipan

Boeing, Mindanao, Visa>'as, Luzon, .,,- \;: ,
the Ryukjus. Formosa and Pesca- '
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dores were the Allies' first action ., .< <11 ..,_,. .............fi1t ..., t
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these .'" .
against bases.
enemy ..-- ,... ,
"She has participated in a supporting '- } <' <"
capacity in the invasion of m. :, ,4 F
the Gilberts the Marshalls, the <. .' .
Marianas' the Palaus, and the Philippines -.., .
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In addition she has been '
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two historic sea battles the Philippine Helping to map plans which played a prominent part in making the aircraft carrier Essex the Fightingt'8t Ship

Sea engagements of June in the United States Navy are, from left to right, Comdr. John nuby, now Executive Officer aboard this Station;
19 to 20 and October 24 to 25.
"With Air Group :Nine the set I I Comdr. Arthur Decker, :Bombing Squadron; Comdr. Paul Emrick, Torpedo. Squadron ; Comdr. Phil Torrey Fighting

the first one-day record at Ilataul I S bj shooting down 55 lap ,-- -- -
: l'lane with the left of one. With while the Japanese were dropping i "and show what kind of men. 'has downed 34 Japanese planes and : not a single torpedo-plane has been.
Air Group Fifteen she set anew mortar shells all around. The Lieu I are doing our fighting occurred is tied with Major Richard Bongof lost in combat. No member of theship's
high for natal aviation in tenant Colonel picked up his field I when the Essex was taking. the Marines He set a recordof I
has been killed in
the first Philippine Sea engage telephone as if he were going to I on supplies in a far Pacific lagoon I nine planes downed on one flight company
r inent bj shooting down 68 Jap call a taxi and in lees than five I She piled her hangar deck high (not one day as previously reported I enemy action and although the
plane in one da,'. As for total, minutes the Essex dive bombers I with crates and pulled away for a ) in the Second Philippine Sea ship has been attacked many times
Air Group :Nine accounted for had silenced the mortar that were I peaceful cruise to another outlandish : battle on Oct 24 I (she experienced the longest night-
129 Jap planes In the air, the carrier on a small island off Orote place Getting the supplies below I "There are many aces on the torpedo attack by Jap planes on
record up to the time the I sula That is what is meant penln-1 would be a long and back- Essex One never beam their I''I record) and has had several close)
group.left the Pacific. Air Group ordination" breaking job that the Exec fig- I names, for only the Bongs and Mc- I brushes with Jap bombs and for-
Fifteen outscored all previous The present Commanding Officer I ured could be done by noon next 1,i Campbells, the Fosses and Gen- pedos, she has not been scratched.

l Blank, producer and clown. a* to each and every person who I
$100,000 GoaflsSurpassed i Acts were presented by singers, bought War Bonds. I believe that 1'I Interesting Books
dancers and clowns while Seaman In the future drives we (an takeas ) .
First Class Parks and Helen Olson our motto, 'W'e Cannot Fall.' I
As Big civilian, presented musical numbers Lieut. Charles R. Mjer and In Station Library And More Of 'I
I Lieut. Gibbs were lauded by Capt.

Lieut Phillip Guenther, veteranof Cloukey for their part in the drive, Them Coming For Navy Personnel"We -
Rally Held Dec. 8 Pacific combat warfare, de-1'! the former for his splendid job in
I putting on the show and the latter -
dared that, 'lisa h-1 of a lot':. have books at I I--
It's Easier To Buy War easier to buy war bonds than to i as his co-woiker, for bis endeavors the Station Library some new and more are I II I The Sad Sack, by Baker:
be shot at," as he urged the night and day to bring coming in almost every day," said ilia by Dunsany; Death GUE'if
Bonds Than To Be Shot success to the drive. I
chase of
the securities I Night by Field: The
Miss Emily Colt, librarian tecently :
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At Is Theme Of EventThe Bill Mohler, Radioman rur.I' eran Lieut of 15 Glenn months Hargrave duty in, the ant.Pacific "When you come in and look, i Trail, by Fox; Mr Tompkins Explores -
Class, with the Atom by Gamow; The
one Jap plane you may not see them Why Because I
one hundred thousand dollar addressed the audience brief- Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde, by
probable to his credit told the vast somebody else saw them I
War Bond quota of the Assembly ly, declaring that, "bu 'Ing war Gardner Time Lass-
assembled audience the way it felt first. But you will want to know I ; High by
and Repair Department on this when ammunition was needed, and bonds hue will bring the"boys back what to look for and ask for and well: Rusty Guns, by Lomax; Panic -
Station reached the goal at a gigantic there was none to use I quicker from out there. wait for."There. by McCloy, Sinners Never Die,
;' final rally staged Friday 8 Captain Malcolm M. Cloukey, officer -- Is a charming little bookof by Martin: Cluny Brown, by
December, with crowd from every in charge of the A and R. l Draft Boards May Move poems by Robert Francis, anda I SharpV: hen Johnny Comes
r hangar and division being present. said "The Pearl Harbor Day War bigger book edited by Douglas Marching Home, by Wecter.
. K. A concert by the A and R Band Bond drive in the A and R To Re-Induct Ex-GIs I Fitts, which is a collection of I T. -,-
ripened\ the proceedings after ment got underway rather depart-I Latin-American poetry and very Patton Gets GI!
( which Tom Quinn announced the being interrupted by the WASHINGTON (CNS) Honorably interesting We have Lieb's storyof
program dedicating it to the boysof on Dec 3. with the result that on ] discharged veterans of this the Rt Louis Cardinals, and we To Write To His Girl
A and R who have gone forth to Dec. 5, only about 25 per cent of war may be re-inducted into the have Woodward a 'How Our People
the fighting fronts of the world. the goal had been leached On this armed forces if they volunteer to Lived,' an intimate American I FRANCE i CNS-L/Gen. Geo.
A caricature of "Toklo Joe," day plans were made for intensifi- serve again, Selective Service history s. Patton took time out from di-
made by Ensign, Hud Simpson cation of the drive. and its extension Headquarters has notified local "Mottt of IIH know MrtcalfftHUtory j I reeling the 3rd Army's offensive
when he wax a Ma<'hinM'tt Male to conclude on December 8. boai-ds. of the IT. S. Marine against Germany recently to discuss -
Third Class In A and R, wa aparticular on which the big final war bond The boards were empowered to ('ores, and he has now publishedThe I 1 with a corporal his failure to
feature of the rally, rallies were held for both the day re-induct registrants separated Marine Corp! Reader, a write to his fiancee back in the
and was often referred to by the and night shifts from the services who did not see compilation of the report by states. The General had a letter
shakers at they sought to drivel "The response of all jwrsonnel active duty, such AS former mem- many writer on the. recent history from the mother of Ruth Smith,
+ome the necessity of buying In every division via splendid, bers of the ASTP, Army Air of that corps) bringing up 25 of Philadelphia, telling him
more bond to bring the'\ men with. the. result that the goal watt Corps Enlisted Reserve, Marine to date a record of which not her daughter's distress, at r.
borne quicker. Ensign' Simpson! reached and exceeded. I am Corps Reserve or :Merchant Ma- only every Marine but every hearing from Cpl. Edward W M
taut since been killed in action: deeply grateful for the effort of rine Reserve American fa proud Indeed. ers, 27, to whom she was engaged?
r but. bin. memory linger on with all the officers, "'ar Bond tales JLj -a "A book for thoughtful reading Cpl. Myers was summoned to the
th >e who work In A and 1C. men'and women, and the performers BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR and serious discussion is The General's office from the front by
Billy Reed, Yeoman Second who originated and gave Coming Struggle for Peace,' by radio. The General recommendedhe
CUll, nerved a* master of cere- the special shows In connectionwith Andre Viseon." write Immediately.
} im>nltlat! the show, along with Joe the War hoed drive, aa well" BYE, BYE FREEDOM In lighter vein we recommend: P. S. He did.

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Contributions To Chest Trio Get Purple Heart At Hospital


Pass $15,000 Mark Here


Contributions from the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, its civilian ..r
personnel and personnel from auxiliary stations In Duval county loUaK
( Ing more than $15,000 have been turned over to the Jacksonville Ctfrnmunity s ;
: I War Chest Fund. Isl''
A check for ;J15.161.80 recently was presented to Brown Whatley Isl'i
+ of Jacksonville, president of the Chest, by Captain Herbert E. Regan,
,, commanding officer of the Air Station. 5 +i 1z
A breakdown of figures representing contributions from various activities 4t, : :
1 showed that service personnel at the Naval Air Station had
contributed $5,364.41, and civilian personnel stationed there had con- t
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tributed JS.074.09. In addition, the Naval Air Technical: Training Center ?
contributed 1005.: a M
The report, submitted by Comdr. R. R. Marken, senior chaplain, ,,
who headed the drive on the Station showed the following contribu- f
;; tions from other' activities: Cecil Field. $784.55; Jacksonville Mu- ; S 4 4S
nicipal No. $729.22; Naval Air Gunners' School; $600; Mayport Auxiliary -
s Air Station $303.72; the U. S. Naval Hospital, $206.81; and ,.
rr Naval Air Operational Training Command staff members, $94. .f
Outstanding contributions from various activities at the Air Station ,'S S .5

Included the following: Student Officers' Mess: $1,000; Station Wel- ; .
>, fare Department, $1,000; Squadron VPB2 No. 1, $1,262.63; Assembly '
F, and Repair Department civilian personnel, $1,639.14; and Employes
Association for Civil Service employes, $3,000.In .
his report, Comdr. Marken pointed out that while this year's
total was considerably in excess of last year's figure, which was
$12,402.43, however, the auxiliary stations did not make. their con- x ;
: tributions through the Main Station In 1943. A e .I x
Brown Whatley chairman of the Community War Chest drive for ;
Duval County, in accepting the check, declared: 3 I
r "Thank you and all officers, men and civilian employes for this gen- 4. wa Sn ,
erous gift to the Community War Chest, which as you know, provides l
: services! for our men and women in armed forces, for our families at
home and for: suffering people of our Allies In war stricken territory.
"'a' "We in Jacksonville and Duval County deeply appreciate the wholehearted !
I}' support and co-operation of the officers and men of the U. S.
, : Navy who are stationed here. It is a privilege for us to have them re-
siding with us, and we are doubly aware of their generosity In support :
:
J-t.\ of the Communitv War Cheat with their time and means and serving j ,
-
in the armed forces of at !
our country wat
I: "The total amount subscribed by all Navy personnel stationed here rY g:ilh"'Cf 't Jt"K :T'.rr._...._R:"'. ..1... ...:;.". .d!'.1-41 '
Is $15,799.51, which brings our final War Chest total to $489,936.80. Two Marines and one Sailor mie It. Fleming, USMC, of Jacksonville sides at 730 W. Adams street,

"Thank you, Capt. Regan. I wish It were possible to thank all personnel who were wounded in engagements ; and Jack Eugene Shaw .Jacksonville, while his wife, Mrs.

individually" with the enemy on wide- seaman second class TJSXR, of Mary Fleming, originally livedat
124 E. 7th street, Washington I

It NOATC ............................ .................... ..... ..................--.......$ 94.00 ly-separated fronts, received the Dyersburg, Tenn. D. C
: As. Service Personnel: Purple Heart at personnel inspection Sergeant Bagby's Purple Heart Shaw received the Purple I

: Executive Department ..............................................................- 16.00 ceremonies Saturday was for wound received .It a Heart for wounds received while
::' Chaplain's Office .. 52.00 morning at the U. S. Naval Hospital. result of enemy action In the attached to a ship operating In
, .:' Intelligence .. :::::: :: :::: :::: : ::.:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::_:.....: 22.00: Asiatic area on June 23 of this Northwest African waters on

Public Relations and Jax Air News...................?.............,.._.._ 9.00 The men, who received the year. lie also holds a unit citation August 18, 1944. lie Is the son
: Ship's Service ...................................?."..........................:.........._ 101.29 awards! from Capt. .John .J. for the Battle of Saipan. of Mr. and Mrs. II. S. Shaw of
f:. Shore Patrol ...................................-................................._......_ 131.00 O'Malley, commanding officer of Private Fleming's award came 1128 Sunnybrook Ave., Djers-
Student Officers' Mess ..........................._..................-............- 1,000.00 the hospital were Staff Scrgeant for wounds received at Guamon burg. Ills wife was the former
Transportation ...................?.......................?...................-........- 9.00 Robert Walker Bagby, .July 21 of this year. His! Miss'! Marie L. Impastato of
.: Vocational Training ..........*..............................................-........_ 34.00 USMC, of Dalton, Ga.; Pie Tom. mother, Mrs. Annie Fleming, re- Hammond, La.Seaman.

t-. WAVE Administration .............................?....._........................_ 10.50 .
., Assembly and Repair .................?............................................... 429.91
Was
.,... Communication Department ...................................................- 115.00 Somebody'sjFace Jean
.... : Inspection and Survey ........................................, ....................._ 64.25
Marine Barracks ............................................,....r.......?..............:.. 68.60 lr \ Red?? ,,
'. Main Dispnesary ............................?..._....?......._....................... 116.75 Tells AboutExperiences l
Ordnance and Gunnery .......?...>...... ..,..._..-_........................- 11.35 i It happened here this week. An
.. Personnel Department ...............__..........,..........._?._..............? 49.15 officer, lunching at the club, remembered
Physical Training Department.................?........._.................._ 84.00 that his wife asked him
4' Public Works Department ......................_......?._.-................. 82.25 I to bring home a few things from
Supply and Accounting Department ....._._..._................_ 132.00 the ship's store ashore lie bor-
Ship's Store .............._ 25.00 rowed a Buick from a friend, Dear Fran:

: Station Welfare ..............._..............._....._............_..............._ 1,000.00 stopped at !senior BOQ for a moment Poinsettias are abloom In Jacksonville
''y Yard Department ..............._._._......-........._?..?.?..............? 83.48 got bark In the car, and yards, on bushes strangely
VM Unit. .. .._..._._.......n.....!............................_ 66.50 QUESTIONSPlease headed for the store. His shopping tall. Right outdoors; Imagine! How-
'' T-5 (Hdqrs. Utility'Unlt) ................................... 42.50 I I : completed, he walked out to different from the little one and

{ Parachute ...........................................?................?..-.................._ 21.50 the parking lot-but no Buick. Bewildered two-foot plants so tenderly cherished -
Aerology ...... ............._._............_._.?_...?..._......-- 74.50 ( Turn to Page .... For he called one of the em in the greenhouses at home.
t> Aircraft Delivery ..................................._..........??.?.-...?........._ 77.00 Answers) plo'eebut neither of them could Most things balance in some way; t!
{. Student Officers' Hdqrs. ........................................_.................- 33.05 1. What American poet wrote locate looked the at the missing keys car.the officer The sailor had for instance, people here miss the ?

t T-4 VPB2 Division No. 1 ..:::::::::::.-........_..::::::::::::::::::::::::..::::.:::::....:::::::::::::::. 1,262.63 134.20: story"Tales of of Wayside which begins Inn,," the"Listen first, In Ford his ignition hand-they keys. were Before typical they crunchy our Christmas crispness time that, but belongs they have to

Civilian Personnel my children, and you shall hearof the luxurious color of abundant
," Executive Department ......................................-...........?........._ 71.50 the midnight ride of Paul Re- could figure it out the Yard Police poinsettias to keep them in holiday
Assembly and Repair Department............_._......*.................. 1,639.14 vere" ? dashed up-a Ford had been re- mood. t
Crew Disbursing ......................................................._........_...._ 54.2S ported stolen from In front of Sunday went to (.
2. The theme of the we Daytona and
:; 'r Officers Disbursing .....................................-?..._...?..?-..........._ 33.00 or symbol I senior BOQ. You can figure the saw the wide white beach where
New York World's Fair for 1939- ,
Employees Assn., Civil Sere Emp. ..............?......?._.............._ 3,000.00 rest of the story out yourself. It speed have been
, k Communications Department ..............................................._ .0.10 40 was made up of two geometrical goes without saying that the officer's know It races run. You
.. ......... ... ........... .20.05 figures. Do you remember their I face was mighty' red.Unit was just coincidental but
Public Works Department ..................... ? ?? ? ._ Bill Long happened to be in
Day-
ty Personnel Relations ...................................?._.._._..,............ 78.50'X names J t i m tona, too. His friend had a of
........ ......... 12.00 I 3. Generals Patton, Hodges, I car \
..4. Personnel,Office ..... ..._.___.___ ? sorts, and they piled all four of t
Supply Department ........_......??-.._...._...-?__................-._ 272.95 Patch and Simpson were the field CitationAwarded in for a drive on the beach and us
e Labor Board ......................_..__.?._........-?...................- 40.35'y commanders of the four American some sight-seeing. Bill is mechin
Accounting Department ............................____-...........- 70.00 armies which opened the assault on ; PBY the fighter squadron a
Transportation Division ...............__......_.._...._...?................- 50.00 "Fortress Europe." These four I captain, he and he loves, a plane Corsairs
r Mrs. Emily F. Colt ........................_......?...?........-..................- 100.00 American armies were the First, Pilot SaturdayContinued I do says too, because of the
+ Inspection and Survey................................-........?...?..............- 173.00 Third, Seventh, and Ninth. Cor- graceful inverted
Aviation Training ..................................,.....-.: _...?.?.............- 19.25 rectly match the generals with From Page One the sleek look. As they gullwings circle and
KTAflTr L\/V ft J.V/* ...................._.*._...._-...__......;_...................- ,005.00NAVAL their respective armies. the station before landing over
.._....................... 206.81 4. Is the Yellow Sea between and anti-shipping attacks in the they j
HOSPITAL, ..................._.....__.._ are like my blue herons I w
: CECIL FIELD ......................._........__.__.....?..._...............- 781.M Japan and the Asiatic mainland or enemy Japanese-controlled area of watch gliding above the used cotton-to
.JAX MUNICIPAL NO. i..................._..............-.......................- 79.2 between the peninsula of Korea the Bismarck Sea from" Sept. 15, wood trees choosing their i.
\ YIOIT .. ........."............................._........_.*..................... 303. ". and the mainland of Asia? 1943, to Feb. 1, 1944. the citation twigs before setting. I recall landing how
NAVAL AIR GUNNERS SCHOOL.......................-........_....... 600.00 5. Grand Canyon, Crater Lake, : read. "Rendering pioneer the feathers their
the defensive on wings spread
Yosemite, Acadia, and Carlsbad service in changing passive, -

Total ...............no..............................,................................_..........$15,161.80 Caverns are located are national in Maine parks.Arizona They, erful offensive search ,into Patrol a bold Squadron and pow-52 speed-well to catch the, an air airplane for diminishing can move

Oregon. New Mexico.. California. has utilized the full potentialitiesof its ailerons in practically the same
Istop ir themcorrectly. the PB4Y seaplane and Its way, to cut speed and Ititude.
but the trick
l1:' \,) L Comdr. Rigby Commercials equipment, locating enemy task Birds they are, determined fight-
k, t. 6. without force units and striking dangerously ing birds too, as they have to be.
WANTKD: Quickly, figuring,
Head Of Waves Info,matlon. Anybody theBrunswickJacksonville name the two letters of the alpha- by night In devastating mast At the Princess Issena Hotel we
, ;: t dnfasfn bet between which you would head, glide-bombing attacks to insure felt like royalty, or at least like
. ust 28 who saw the accident about 15 draw a line to divide the alphabet vital hits on the target. fairy tale princesses-for-a-day,
: In Hawaii miles north of town involving a 38 Dauntless and aggressive in the walking Through regal lounges and
Ford and Injuring: two sailors and a exactly in half.
fulfillment of each assignment, the living in two beautiful rooms with
civilian, please contact A. H. Perryman 7. How many are there in a
r. Continued From Page One FOR SALE baker's dozen? How did the term gallant pilots of Squadron 52 con connecting bath. Never could we
such matters as recreation, Bedroom suite. Dresser chest of originate ? ducted daring, lone patrols regardless have afforded such splendor, except -
on
,r S2c. on extension phone 8211. j of weather in a continuous that the "season"
housing and uniform facilities for drawers, radio table. Very reasonable. 8. Members! of the black race has not
j, the first group of enlisted women 1345 Cumberland Road. M. B. Raffle are commonly termed "colored"people. coverage of this area, InterceptIng opened yet and the policy of such
( and officers to be assigned to AMM3s. Is black a color? Is white and attacking so effectivelyas resort places seems to be to accept -
Foil KKNT: to inflict substantial damageon guests for a fraction of the
Hawaii the absence of color?
Room. 2715 Oak St., prefer couple.
hostile combat and other ship ordinary rate-as a type of bene-
the Phone 2-2195. 9. There is a free Negro republic -
Lt. Comdr. Rigby was on
\ t to deny the the sea ficence, I
Midshipmen's Wilt share house wit hcouple. 4619 in Africa-can It? ping enemy suppose. Whatever the
staff of the Naval Reserve Shelby Ave.. Phone Mrs. Peterson, you name route between New Ireland and motive, it was a considerable
7 School at Northampton, 23309. after 1800. 10. For what purpose does an
Islands and
; New Britain thus pre change from barracks life for
us
became Lovely bedroom with two closets artist ? ,
Massachusetts, until she use a pantograph
I
j at the mirrored doors. 2132 Redfern St., phone vent the reenforcing of important and a thrill to be appreciated.
s br.\ Commandant of Seamen 97643. Japanese bases. The splendid record Every day or so someone from ,
\ Naval Training School, The Bronx, Double room with twin beds. Private J. M. Corlay at No. 8517. Flight( Jackets of this combat group is a our ranks is married at the chapel
New York in April, 1943. A graduate bath. 3685 Pine Street. Phone 2-6095. Hangar 140. ;
tribute to the this week I
j Bedroom wit htwln bed, connecting \\ILI DKIVK courageous fighting attended two weddings
I .' ,_ of Smith College, Mrs. Rigby bath Living room pilvlleges. 1436 Avondale Experienced and careful driver will spirit of its officers and men and of WAVES and Marines. Seeing
1 i. was ARP Consultant to the Office Ave:. Phone 2-7627. drive a car from anywhere In Southern reflects the highest credit upon the other people do It certainly puts
of Civilian Defense in the First FOIl SALELion's California or Arizona to Jacksonvilleor "
United States naval
service. one in the
:
stations .lor to 5. marrying mood.
outlying January
i Victory Bicycle, brown black p
s Corps area before joining the Navy Cocker Spaniel, and a typewriter Call 195. Lt. (ig O Charles 1. Emery Box Lieut. Lloyd was born at Roan- By the way, I passed my Sea
i i I i If{ / In September, 192. She was also Ext. No. 8648 or 2-8728. Miss Jones. 2! No. 22. NAS Sanford. Fla. After Deft oke, Va., the son of Mr. and Mrs.E man exam this time and am now
16. address will he 2040 E.
I Commandant of the Connecticut Furniture for a four-room house. In Grove, Pasadena California. Orange E. Lloyd, who now reside at first class. More pay; more pride,
: Women's Motor Corps of the Red excellent condition almost new. Mrs. HUt h.u.i: Sanford, Fla. The flier, who has of course. Someday I'll be a .
I'

Cross and Civilian Defense! and on Spllntervllle.Allen W. Glrardet, 2416 Bayvlew, Set of 1 living: room, dining room, and 17 years of service In the Navy man, with crossed quills on yeo :
the staff of the Connecticut Defense bedroom furniture In excellent condl- my
, 1935 Plymouth coach, Motorola radio lon, practically new. Mrs Alan Clar- married the former Miss Loubell sleeve. Love.. .J
Council. heater, good condition. .Good tl..es. Call det. 2416 Bay View Ave., Splinterllle. Relchmann of Pensacola. JEAN.






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Editorial Office
Public Illations Office, Room 221 t' # Dews arvlVieu f rnrnStatla
Administration Annex, Bldg. 951
Telephone Extension 8542
The JAX AIR NEWS U published\ weekly at the U S. .
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the Public
Ktlatlons Office at no expense to the government Copies
are distributed( free of charge at the Naval Air Station, By Lieut. Leonard F. White, ChC, VSNK
the Naval Air Technical Training Center, the Headquarter!
rl the Naval Air Operational Training Command, Naval
Auxiliary Air Station Green Co\ Springs Naval Auxll Just A Few Yards MoreMike
Cary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunners' School,,
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station he started Max Baeron
They
a say
was
Municipal No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station pug.
Maypoit. the road to fame and the world's championship.Mike .

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN rs i. a little fellow, a mere five feet spread over .
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training j : 135 Ibs of fighting man. Though he Is small, and...
this to his own chagrin, there is nothing but big. :
Captain Commanding Herbert E. Officer Regan. USN i I ness when it comes to courage and the size of hiS! \
Jacksonville Naval Air Station I heart. That's why he joined the Marines. I

Captain Joseph B. Ljnch, USNR I :It was on Guam that Mike showed to his company 1
Commanding Officer and another battalion the stout heart that Is en.
Naval Air Technical Training Center cased in his compact frame. To God on the other .,
Captain John J:--O'Mallev (MC), USN : hand Mike showed his reliance on Him, the giverof ,
Commanding OfficerU. all things. ;
S. Naval Hospital
A group of Japanese, well dug in were offering
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) stiff resistance In a heavily wooded sector. Since
Commanding Marine BarracksCommander / Officer Mw H Mike company had lost contact within its platoons,
they were ordered to withdraw temporarily to re.
Edt: ; E Dolecek. USN organize. This meant leaving two wounded lads at
Naval Commanding Air Gunnels'Officer School ty the bottom of the draw without covering tire and
certain death. Receiving the permission of his lieu. wr;
Commander Frank T Corbin, USN tenant, Mike set out in the face of heavy odds to
Commanding Officer his buddies out. Over rugged and downa
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs bring> terrain
rough\, trail, he ran and crawled as guns barked
Commander Michael P: Bagdanovlch. USN and bullets pinged on all sides. From his own tom.

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station: Officer Cecil Field my gun, bursts of fire gave full throated answersto
the Japs. Brushing aside the protestations of his
Commander<< Carl F. Officer, USN two buddies that he take the other first, Mike
Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Municipal No 1 y ti a ., t let hoisted one and then the other over his shoulders.He .
began the long climb back under the coveringfire
Lieut. Comdr. M P Officer Merrltt. USNR of his platoon on the hill. Step by step, stag
Commanding
Naval Auxiliary Air Station :Mayport g ring :and slipping under the weight of those two
lads. Mike brought them safely out-an incredible
Lieut. Commanding Officer anll. USMC (Ret) task under normal conditions.

Marine Aviation Detachment ,, (,r I IlF Talking to him afterwards, I asked how he madeit
Servicematerial "It wasn't easy," he replied. "Truth is, I thoughtI'd
The JAX).AIR NEWS: receives of Camp Newspaper never make it." Every few steps, I'd cry, "Dear
permissionaof CNS. Departmentroh2055lt1. God. just a few yards more." "Guess I chiseled
42nd: St. N Y. C.Christmas. yardage on the Lord that time."

When the going gets rough and it appears we are
EntertainmentThere's going to lose the ball just short of the goal in this
game of life, it would be well to learn a lesson from
Mike's story. God is always ready to aid us; to giveus
probably not a single one of us the necessary strength to overcome the tempta-
for this the tions to quit or to give up striving for that last
would like to be home ,
but that
white chalk Jine that marks each one's goal -
third Christmas since Pearl Harbor Day Heaven Mike did not have to go down there in the
know that this first place, and even after going could have droppedhis
1941 but all of us
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Dec. ,
buddies along the way. To Mike that thought
greatest of all days cannot be observed as ',v < never came He was willing and eager to spendhis

would like to observe it, until the forcesof Seven of a group of 06 Navy nurses, who made up the staff of every effort if needs be, his very life, that hilt
we the only American naval hospital on the invasion coast, pose on friends might live.
aggression are wiped from the earth. the steps of their new home-.the Nurses' Quarters at the Jacksonville Our own course is clearly marked and charted
However the Welfare Department and various Natal I Air Station. Members of the group are wearing a "pe- and not without troubled passage: and storms.
cial unit citation ribbon. Tltey are, foreground: Lr. (jg) Augusta It Is not easy; nor would we have it so. The harder
other agencies on this Station, have Powell; second row, Ens.: Dorothy Boyle, Lt. eoltt ScheipN; top row, the fight, the more satisfaction and glory to the
arranged an entertainment program which, Ens. Alice Conway, Ens. Hlnlfmleekley., Ens. June Thompson, winner. Like Mike, we can, we must, chisel out
KM.:: Hilda Sajre. "just a few more yards" on the gridiron of life's
it might well be said, "is next best to being struggle, towards our eternal salvation. It is worthour
home." Elsewhere in the JAX AIR NEWS AMUSEMENT CALENDAR utmost effort We can depend on God for aid It
today you'll find the complete calendar. Ifyou're we cooperate with Him. God made us without ourselves -
entertainment but He cannot save us!! without ourselves
interested in the MAIN STATION

going on here during the next two weeks or

more, cut this calendar out and keep it where Today-"ONCE UPON A HONEYMOON," Ginger )Iloger, Cary Grant.
consult it. Second run of this well-made you may you another chance to catch up on a good movie. ((17)).
Carol singing, programs by the WAVES Frlda.SIIADOWS IN THE NIGHT," Warner Baxter. The Crime THURSDAY

Glee Club, dances, appropriate musical concerts Doctor (Warner Baxter) in summoned to the home of Nina "'I ('h "Service Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1623:
Tony Pastor's Band, Belita in person who believes she Is going Insane. When Baxter see the apparition "Something for the Glrl "-\\JAXNavy 1815-1830
and all star acts-these and many other which hall been troubling Nina he realizes It Is man-made. Several Jlf'adllnf'ti"-\V.J1U- U 3. -18-10
for Naval Personnel between murders follow before he reveals the culprit. "The First Line"-WMBK (CBS) 2200-2280:
things are planned Saturday'-"A. NIGHT TO KE.MEMBER:: ," Loretta Young. Another FRIDAY
this date and 30 December.Of second run, 1300 only.
"Serb ice Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-16Z5) )
course we know there are those who Sunday-"DARK WATERS Merle Oberon, Franchot Tone. Merle) I "Navy News"-W JAX li O-17M
will not like Pastor's Band, there are others Oberon, one of four persons rescued from a torpedoed ship, arrive I I "Nav.y Jleadllnf'it"-WJJlP 1845-1840
at a plantation of an aunt and uncle that she has never M"t'n.I
who don't care for Glee Club singing, some SATURDAY"tlalls -
She boon discovers that they aren't her relatives but tools of ,
who don't go for hill-billy programs or basketball Thomas Mitchell who expects to make a $300,000 haul by doing I of Montezuma"-NPDQ (M) 1800-1830
games, but the Welfare Department, away with her and anyone else that gets In his way. A local doctor "Navy \\lng-WJAX 1000-1930
aided materially by other units on the sta- Franchot Tone, befriends her, and at the lat minute frustrates Meet Your Navy"-UJ IIP (Blue) 1930-2000
Mitchell's efforts after exciting adventure In the swamplands and SUNDAY"Bluejacket-
tion, is offering such a diversified program .. New .
bayous near Orleans. (18)) Cholr"-\OIBR (CBS) 1105-1130
the Station should be able
that everyone on -HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN All Star Cast dames -Pacific
Monday- Song, Stor-WJAX (NBC) 2330-2100
to find something that he or she likes. and music are the background: for this a tar-st lidded productionwith MONDAY"U. -
cast of studio luminaries who entertain In the Hollywood
a major S.
Navy ]anll"-WJAX (NBC) I SOI2U"Sfonl..e
Canteen. A G. I. Joe from New Guinea visits there in hopeof "
Tlme"-WMlUt CBS 16162."Shum )
( )
Good For A Mental RestThere's seeing his dream girl (Joan Leslie). His vision becomes a reality Nalle-Bluejacket Pianist-U'MBR] 1630-1645
when the film Mar entertainers arrange an Introduction, plana "Navy News"-WJAX 1750-1755"
date for him with his idol, then advise him on love. (19)).
"Navy JleadllnU'JHr 183:>>-18-10
an old, old adage that "all work Tuesday-"MINISTRY OF FEAR., Ray Mllland, Margorie Kejnolds.Hlth TUESDAY .
and no play makes Jack a dull boy." Even modern England as Its background: this psychological! mystery -
Navy men, engaged in the grim duty of attempting drama concerns a man (Ray Milland) who, upon being released "Service":"Something Tlnce"-W'IIfll the Glrl.-n'JAX(CBS) 18I5-183O 1600-1625
from an Insane asylum to which he was sent on an insanity
to wipe out the Axis nations must -
Headlines"-11'.111
charge after the murder of his wife, becomes! involved in a gang :"Navy: ( 1835-1810
take time off on occasion to rest, and what of saboteurs. Because of the former charge against him .he \\F.nSt.SD\\- ..,
better way than a little outdoor recreation- avoids the polite and sets out to nab the crooks all m>' hlm- "Service Time"-UMBR (CBS) 1600-1625
fishing or hunting for instance. M-lf. (20). "Navy News"-\VJ\X 1750-1755"
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The hunting season is in full sway now. W..dnf'Mla"Sl"SA\ DINNER:: FOR A SOLDIER," Anne Baxter: "Na\y Headlines"-UJHP 183:>>-18-10
John Hodiak. The fory of an iiiiH| >\f'rl..httd l but "spiritually rich -
You may kill quail, doves, deer, turkey, family who live on a houseboat In a lagoon on the outskirts of
ducks, etc.-if you "tan find them. While a Florida town. A lonely Mldler0 comes for Sunday dinner becomes 'JCDCRCCDCt7000CCCD0DCCC4DCDOCD0D0t9
you're enjoying the sport you may also"be one of the family and leaves for overseas happy with the g Divine Services g gccccccaaCCQCCaCCDCQCm
sharpening up your shooting eye. Many a thought that he has! ""..k.." and a girl waiting for him. ((2?).
Figures In l.arenthf'ioo4'8 are plajdates for studnnt officers' @QCmDmnDCIrolubn& m
debate has raged among nimrods as to the auditorium.

relative difficulty of hitting various types of Chapel Mu ti. Road sad BlrmlBham Area.*.

game. However, it is generally agreed that 0730-Holy Communion

doves, coming into a field on the wings of a '-- 0030 C030---Training feundjy School Center(small Divine chapel service).

20 knot wind on a cold, frosty morning, COMMUNIQUE! :: IMS 1045--Vesper General service.Divine lien Ice.

using an irregular course, are mighty difficult d Catholic! Chapels M..tU Road sad Binning.... A?*....

to train the sights on. In fact, 'tis said Ot,1O-Mass.moo-Mass.CWO .

by some that the ordinary marksmen whocan People who come to Jacksonville for the winter usually iiml it. MaM..
down one out of three is doing mighty There is two kinds r,f weather here-too hot and too cold. oo.O-Masa.110O! -Mags,
)] They bay you feel It more here because your blood thins) out-who's 1700-Man*.
:well.Then blood? ChrUtUn' tC'ln4'e S4'nleu .tla Stud and fllrmlr .... .
too, if you prefer fishing you've got got I cut myself having this morning and all that came out of the reins Avraue.llOO-Small! chapel.

plenty of salt as well as fresh water avail] was ke cubes Latter Day Saints l : mall Chap, c.r>tr .( )f.stls l lI
able. Trout, red fish, sheepshead, and various I wouldn't ay the ban1W.'kfil&fi! (-W-but-I had to use Ice *kate ...! HlrmlitKham.1'jiio Mutual t)
meeting (Wednesday)
pan fish may almost always be obtained by to get to the "ho"ertl.Wh..n Jewish, herviret Small Chapel (Muslin Road and Blrmlnf-
the fcteam finally came up in the barrji'kIt jumped right ham Avenue),
the angler who knows the first rudiments under the blankets. IWO-Sabbath Service (Friday).

cf the game. And they do help relieve the This cold weather confii**** me though-I can't deckle whether OMO 1TOO---Sabbath Devotions Service('Tuesday' (Satin-day) NAGS).and Cecil Field.
shortage of those ration points. to buy a gallon of Scotch or an overcoat 17JO-De\'oUQn. (Thursday) Green Cove Spilngs.Mu .

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: 14 December, .1944 JAX AIR NEWS Paga-Fluo"?

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J. ICE 'R Father' And Two Sons On Receives Unit Citation +,

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THE WEEK
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::1 ( Veteran World War OneIt's



J ,fdv the Navy, three t. nothing, t' 7G: J r

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with apologies to a well known I '
' ., brand of cigarets, of the Sloans, (QUESTIONi$ PRINTED ON
There are three of them here- t
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Pa Chief Machinist Samuel l W. Sloan, '
i g and his two sons, Dick, an A1.T2c. ftNSfj.EJ S: '

Ra ; I is attached to ship's ..Company at 1, Henry1. Wadsworth, Longfellow -
N A TTC. Bob, following In his
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2< 'The Trylon and Perisphere. -
AEM school at NATTC. The elder 3, Hodges, the ,First Army; Pat- __, -_
.f; I Sloan is material officer at MF ton, the Third; Patch, the Sev- _

J Jj .Mach. Sloan is a reserve of- 4. Between Korea and the Asi
pp,1 j facer. but he's a veteran just the atic mainland.

IS d' same Born in Toledo, Ohio, on 5. Grand. Canyon, Arizona; Cra a A : 1
3 June 1895, he attended public ter Lake. Oregon; Yosemite, California
schools there and was in college ; Acadia, Maine; Carlsbad
t'b when World War I broke out. He Caverns, New Mexico ,
walked out of the classroom and 6. Between m and n, k kp

into the service as a seaman, sec- 7. Thirteen Bakers formerly
Genial, pleasant and smiling, ond class, in the Navy. After gave' an excess number to avoid 3 i

,:.e as popular with the enlisted men his training was completed, he being penalized for short weightor

ti as with his fellow officers, is Lt. was assigned to patrol duty off measure. \
: 8. Black is the
the coast of New Jersey complete absence "
I Comdr. D, K Elliott, USNR, personnel Returning to civilian life In of color, hence the term "colored"' .
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", officer of the Aviation 1919, young Sloan went to work people is erroneous. White Is the \I

Training Department. Since early an an engineer. Iwo years later complete presence of color, a com.bination .

last year his efficient handling of he married Hazel 1 Gam of To- of the three, primary col
the allocation of enlisted personnel ledo who had patiently waitedfor ors, red, yellow and blue. tion from Captain Herbert K. Kegan, Commanding Officer, at ore-
her sailor fiance to comeback 9. Liberia. monies here Saturday morning,
the station's
tional among many opera- from the wan I 10 For copying a drawing or ____ __ -I
units has contributed '
training diagram, either on the same scaleor hat been a reunion at the Air -
in a large measure to the In 1930, together with his brother with a reduction or enlargement Seven Nurses Who I Station with one of the doctors
smooth functioning of the training the ambitious young engineer who served with them, I.t. (Jg)
program here. founded the Mayle Manufacturing Joseph( I). Barbella, of the Naval -
Born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Company in Toledo. As vice pres- : Faced Enemy Fire Hospital Capt. Arthur YVel-
2 October 1903 Comdr, Elliott ident of the concern before he re- land, formerly of the Jacksonville .
attended the public schools in that entered the Navy in 1912 Ch. Naval Air Station, was enter \
city prior to matriculating at Mach. Sloan directed the manufac- I Now Located HereContinued of orthopedic ,
ture of wing assembly jigs for
Stanford University He graduat.ed .
Since the unit of 96 nurses and
in 1926 with a Bachelor of Arts Goodyear-built Corsairs From Page Oneon 65 doctors returned to this countryit t'
Ordinarily a decision like thisis
degree. Upon completing this him" has received letters of commendation ,(/
' phase of his education, the youth not easy for a man running a that from Admirals Ross Me- '.,
The nerve-wracking days
plant But not so for Mr. GW I
war
;t sailed for Europe and spent six y Intyre and Harold R. Stark for its .
followed D-Day saw this courageous ...
.... months traveling through :Englandand Sloan It was as simple as this: 1 band of nurses go through air fine record of holding the number .....t"
"I believe I can help and' nothing
France Returning to the all of deaths casualty to an :
more important than getting the i raids and robot attacks that per :t.
United States he enrolled at extremely low figure. .
I but shattered fraying nerves and ,
I Job done. So into the Navy
sack ,
Southwestern
and studied
J University I he went left them red-eyed and weary. One I The six who returned here besides i/
1 law for two yearsChoosing I He reported to NAS Jackson- I night, the Nazis sent over a robot Miss Scheips, are: Lt. (j jg) it!

insurance as his ville in the late summer of '42 and Merry bells brilliantly painted bomty every twenty minutesbythe Augusta Mae Powell, Cohutta, ;\
, field, he associated himself! with was assigned to the Transportation -I pine cones, big red ribbon bows I clock-froni dusk until dawn. ,, Georgia; Ens. June Hackett ,"'
a life insurance company In his Department Later he servedas I sparkly stars and invitations to At first regular alerts were sounded Thompson, Hurlock, Maryland;
native l.ot.ng..leIC, remaining engineering officer of Squadron : Santa, appearing on the doors ofi I ;hat sen all concerned scurry- Ens. Hilda Violet Sayre Raveas-
p' with the concern until 19SH, VTB No 2, and then 'he was : rooms in the barracks this week ing to available shelters. But the wood West Virginia, Ens Dorothy
When he left to form an insurance transferred to his present duty I: indicate the beginning of holiday I futility of this was soon evident if M Boyle DuBois, Pa.; Ens.
brokerage firm of his own i I the to be cared for, Alice Elizabeth
with MFiOTU), spirit, and small trees glitteringwith injured were Conway, Spring
C he was head of the company'spremium Dick, who's 21 and the olderof ornaments on many tables and the entire hospital staff con- field, Mass.; and Ens Winifred
accounting department. the two boys, did exactly and dresser tops prove that tinued its work of mercy with a fatalistic Lillian Weekley, Cleveland, Ohio.
't, r- In March 1942 he applied for a what his" father did when the U. WAVES will have Christmas determination, unmindful At the Naval Hospital here Lt.
commission in the Naval Reserve S went to war the last time. He wherever they are. of the incessant buzz bombs. Scheips is chief nurse of the new
and was sworn in as a lieutenant quit : two months later. Ordered to January, 194S. Hob, 18, signedup orations in the lounges of the bar- when the hospital was turned over attached to the unit are Ens.
fe active duty the lieutenant reported the day after he graduated racks, and each building intendsto to the Army members of the unit Sayre Nursery Dependents' Unit, r
to Quonset Point Rhode Island from high school In June, 1943. hold an "Open House" eveningfor put in a total of day and night Ens Conway, Nursery Dependents'Unit
for indoctrination training All the Sloan men are bond conscious guests sometime during the hours that would put strike-con- Ens. Weekley, Nursery De
1 on 17 August 1942. Eight weeks Both boys buy a bond a season II scious groups to shame. They were pendents' Unit: and Ens. Thompson '
,4 later, having successfully finishedhis month on the allotment plan, and : Quote from the WAVES NewsLetter never completely off duty, and Obstetrical Ward Dependents'
initiation into military life, Dad puts all his Navy pay Into i : "An exercise suit consist- i were so busy that they had no Unit. Lt. Powell is on duty in the
he was ordered to NAS Jackson- war bonds, purchasing a $1,0001 ing of light blue denim shorts and I time for diversional activities of Nurse Quarters as chief nurse.
ville aboard 27 October skirt to be with I any kind. Even the USO shows ::;-
reporting bond in the current Pearl Harbor a matching worn -- : ;
He was assigned to student Day campaign for good measure i the long or short-sleeved white that visited the hospital found
.;. officers headquarters as an instructor And now Mrs. Sloan, recallingthe shirt has been authorized for use them so busy they could scarcely BYE FREEDOMOr I
at the indoctrination days of World War I. is wait- by WAVES participating in sports listen. 1- ;i
I.:,\ school there. In December he left ing for three sailors to come home activities which require that typeof One of the Interesting developments Buy Buy War Bond
since their return here
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for Cecil Field as officer In charge from the wars, just as she waited I garment. The eightgoredskirt __ _0 __ ___ _- 0___ i
Z- of student officers' records and for one 25 years agoChristmas I buttons down the front and
material officer. He returned to ----- has a.- patch pocket, The- shorts are !Ifs I The Navy All The Way .
; NAS Jacksonville in February also of impie--styi : Navy blue
;::. 1913 as personnel officer of Squad I Mail or white ankle socks may be worn
s ron VTB No 2. with the exercise suit. This new I

The following month IJeutKlllott For exercise suit will not be availablein
Navy Away
i,., was made personnel officer the stores for several months."

of the Aviation Training Note for your Info : .All
15 NovemberAll
: Depirtment with headquarters By n'A\1':8 are Invited to a danceat "01'.. ,
in the operations building, a job Camp Itlandlng tonight. Hostsare !
k. "
he has held ever since He wax Christmas packages for the members of Company D,
promoted to lieutenant-com Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard 19'!nd Infantry Battalion. The esE '
wander on 17-October, 1944. personnel, except those for ships bus leave Building 7'!0 at 1900,
due to return to the States, were
Join for 'mif good
Comdr. Elliott is a bachelor up, a sure
loaded and on their way by No-
senior At Stanford time. ,
lives at BOQ. vember 15:>, the Director of Naval i
j. he played basketball football and Communications reports Those pink and yellow elephantsyou
tennis and he still likes sports. This year's Christmas volume I THINK you see about the !
I A true outdoors man, he likes I station have only strayed from the
for mail
figures clearing through "
sailing He used' to sail aboard the WOQ-zoo, where they were decorative I
I' Fleet Post Offices New York and
I, ., Angelita an eight-meter sloop San Francisco, totalled 22,966- I pets for a celebration par- :: : .
which won the 1932 Olympic race 215 last ty last Monday night, thrown in
-more than three times t
1\ .f I at San Pedro Calif. Lacking the year's volume of 7480000. fitting Navy style by the seven- i '
opportunity to do much sailing In addition to keeping currentits teen recently promoted officers in '
these days, the commander set- own mail distribution, the Fleet honor of their collective Parodies iiL
for his favorite half blue stripes
ties next sport- a new
Post Office New York, assistedthe
golf. Oh yes. It's being rumored Army Postal Service in the upon famous old marching songsof \
: now that Comdr. Elliott will not Indoctrination provided hilarity. w
of
distribution 2,2 11,190 parcels
be a bachelor much longer Reason -- -- -- they say, and any resemblance of
: : A beautiful, young Jacksonville take-ofts to persons present was
girl! purely intentional .
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t";: Program Of Carols Pile Up At V-Mail Stationery i
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Tuesday 19th Dec. : Postoffice Is Available Here 'j" \

V-Mall stationery may be ob-
Next concert in the Winter series Tlie Station postofflc 4s tained free, upon request, at the ,
at the Protestant Chapel will now congested. with Christmas U. S. postoffice on the Main Sta-
Ise held Tuesday 19 December at parcels All hands, upon tion, at the, branch postoffice at (
20- +)<). The entire program will consist receiving' / notice of an Insured JfATTCenter, and{ at the six '

i of Christmas music and will parcel or registered letter Ship Service stores on the reservation p ,, %
,' feature the WAVES Glee Club, being held for them at the I it has been announced
/ conducted by Harold Weiss, Sp Station postoffice are directedto All hinds are urged to use I ..x t ,r ..< ,
( )le. pick It up immediately to V-Mall stationery for their overseas '
Glee Club will sing uofa- avoid further congestion correspondence It must not 4 : : :;
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I'I''V as well as familiar Christ- All addressees of Injures be used for correspondence within 4L:{ JI' "
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carols The audience will join parcels or registered. letters. the continental limits of the Unit- : ..., 1\t14.\ 'JIL'!''"...._ 'e ,
I I singing several well known must take with them to the ed States: Perhaps it Isn't unusual to( have three men from the same family ,
caroU There will also be two Station postoffto*, In order toreoolv.e -..... In the service, but it U a little out of the ordinary fur, all of thorn to ,
groups of Christmas organ: music their letter or package, BUY, BUY WAR BONDS be on the same: Station-anJ what: U more, ivfallHtr fH111. two wn
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played by Web*. the notice sent, to them by the. '. Or cJMUbltutiitn.. tilt that's the Sloan family, picture above-Dfck. tin ,
Ev.ryon"'i.scor* Uy invited to p4tofffo" and their r, D. N'" AK13c:: ,' Chief: Machinist" SamuelV.: .Shan, and. Bob, a "hiJ.., In
BYK BYB FREEDOM Ii'> n'j '
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RUNWAY', e porfr ,, :, Fliers Host To Army CagersHail Saturday ,:






The Champs Of Touch Football VF4! Station Hoppsters 4}


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| By Bernard Kahn, Y3c .. <" WAVES Play Prelim ..
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Without fanfare of trumpets:, ? :, .

.without sounding brasses, .../\1; Handy winners in four out cf j
., four the fast Main Station 1
without stirring so much asa -', J Fliers
dimple on the placid poo] ,' go gunning for No 5 Saturday
night when they lay down the wel. '
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of public attention. The Station .. come mat for the Camp Blanding .
Fliers opened the 1944- soldiers. S

1945 basketball season and The Saturday night basketball '

the sports pages naturally shindig at the Mainside Audi j

I I headlined the high scorers, torium is a double-barreled attraction -1

l but buried obscurely in the Station WAVES with Coach playing Verla the Hills NAS

;' box score was a tiny agate Civilians in the preliminary eventat

line: 1900. It is a practice game for

'Mann, f., 2 points." the WAVES. who open their regular .

Captain Tom Mann Jr. schedule in January. The
main game will follow Immediately
USMCR, was one of the first and if that doesnt whet you .

.. :American aces of World War appetite for entertainment there

IL In the thick of the sear- e will be a dance as a "chaser."

ing Pacific action in 1942 the l M 4q Coach Sax Elliot's high-geared

:Marine fighter pilot was officially Fliers have started the 1944-45:

credited with shooting 10 Japanese season with better than a point a
planes out of the skies be t r q minute average in four games, including .

II' fore Nip guns clipped his wings. 6 a 48-34 victory over Georgia
The tall blond still bears faint ;{ Tech last Saturday at Atlanta

marks of his Pacific adventure, VF4 captured the Station's Touch Football title In team's No. 1 fan), Garland Alexander, Fred Wool- Ga., and a 73-23 decision over

which is as strange and miraculous the playoffs which ended last week, and here are wine, John Hanzel and Don Svrett.. Back row, left NAAS Mayport here Tuesday.
es any dime fiction story. to right, Kit Klttrell, Saverlo Chleco, Brad Ecklund, Although the schedule is not
the teammates who did It. Front left to
Mann old-timers row right, completed Coach Elliot has lined
may recall, Db' Bill Short, John Trotter, Art Fuller and Chester
was the regular right end for the MaJ. J. P. Parsons. (Jack Carter, Charlie Keown and George up a number of outstanding serve ,
1941 Station football team which McMahon (Executive Officer of VF4, who was the Letts were absent when the picture was taken). ice and college teams. The vet. '
won nine games and lost only one eran Flier mentor yesterday announced I
-and he was a corking good end the following definite I
at that He was a guard on the Kittrell Stars As Five New Cage Leagues Get dates: r

I Station's 1941-42 cage quintet- January 17-Camp: handing there. .I
( January 2O-North Carolina
"But I was only around for threeor VF-4 TitleThe here Preflight !t
Cops ,
four games before I left for Under Way At Main StationBasketball January 24-Orlando AFTAC there.
overseas," says the informal Marine : January 26-NAS Corpus Christi here
Marines did it again! January Unlvertlty ol Florida I II
officer. here
reached the flood I
Capt. Mann placed on Uncle VF-4's Leathernecks won the stage at the Main Station this ing organized for the officers and I there February 3-North Carolina Preflight

Sam's First Team In the Pacific, Station touch football championship week as firing opened in four dif all players over 30 years of age I February 9 and -Auburn here.
too. His chest Is festooned with by defeating VF-4 Ordnance, ferent leagues while a fifth loop are eligible to participate. Officers February I'ensacola there
ribbons, including the Navy 12-6, for a perfect record of seven Is being primed and cocked for ac above 30 interested in this loop The Fliers also will meet Pinel.
Cross, which offers mute testimony straight wins in the playoffs.Kit tion. may get further information by las Army Base, Lawson Field,

that he won his varsity Klttrell, a former grid Lieut. Don Faurot, the Station calling Lt. Faurot at 593 or Lt. Sax I Camp LeJeune, Third Infantry,
"letter" out there the hard wa). star at Bajlor, sparked the VF-4 sports director, advertised for en- Elliot at 498. I Miami Navy, University of Miami,
Heavyset and standing six-foot- touch team with brilliant passing tries last week and a tidal wave of Here's how the league entries and other standout squads, but no
three in his corn plasters, Mann and running stints. In the teams almost swamped him. All stacked up on the eve of thisweek's dates have been fixed for these

t ,., deciding battle with the Ord- told, over 35 squads will take partin opening hostilities: contests.
F .... nancemen, Klttrell pitched aerials the intramural' basketball pro. Major league-VM, Main Galley, In from
e' '- to Dillon and Brad Ecklund for A & R, VPB, Seaman Guard, X-l winning Georgia Tech
touchdowns.The gram.Chief Interest centers on the Personnel, Marine Fighters, 0 & by 48-34, the Fliers stepped on

VF-4 Marines also dumped Major league, which embraces 17 G, Marine Barracks, T-4, Docks & the gas and gave the Southeastern
Seaman Guard on the seats of their enlisted teams participating In Ferries, Boat House, Dispensary, Conference collegians a. thorough
CC Stewards, Cooks & Bakers and trouncing. The Station led 23-11:
pants, winning on a toss from Kit the Commandant's Cup competition
the Corsairs. It's a wide at halftime, and was never in dan-
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trell to Dillon. There is also an A league open
1r and a B league for enlisted scramble, as mixed up as a Spanish ger.
During the regular season A & omelette.A Little Joe Trosper, the Oklahoma
R went undefeated and won the capers. league-A & R, VPB, Aircrew- City University forward whois
The Officers' league, in which
A tf but in the titular
league pennant,
the teams shoot for the Admiral'sCup men, Marine Barracks, Ship's Service the master of the one-hand push
f playoffs VF-4 upset the Assembly. now numbers five entries and and Boat House. shot, angled in seven field goals
!t:3 Repair crew. more are expected. In addition a B league-Parachute Loft, VPB, and two free throws for 16 points.
The final playoff standings fol. tired businessmen's" league is be- Seaman Guard, 0 & G, Cooks & Bill Simpson Seton Hall ace,
low: Bakers, Dispensary, CC Stewards, bucketed 12 points and co-starred

A >ti. VF-4 W.7 1 o;. :a Pet..ooo Staffmen, X-l Personnel and the with Trosper. Holladay, Tech
A A R 61 .855 Lose Final Catalinas. guard, canned 13 points to share
#w VF-4 Ord. :5 2 .714 Tigers Officers league Operations, the spotlight.The .

T-3 Seaman Guard 34 3 3 ,.428.500 VPB, Marine Fighters, VF-5 and summary of) the StationTechgame
4 O A G 24 .333 Game To Administration. 10110Tuh \\':
VPB 1 6 .143 CollegiansCoach 30 & Over league-entries still FO. ,FT. IP.
Personnel 0 7 ,,000 being solicited. t 3 1 'I

"= Irving Kler's Station Ti- Plans call for each team to Williams f 0 0 0

k k gers, playing their last football play two games a week. A basketball Collier, t .1: 2 6
: MI Suffers Its First game of the season, suffered their committee made up of Kennedy, C 0 1 1
Young c 0 0 0Rogers
Volleyball SetbackThe first defeat Saturday when they, Lt. Faurot, Lt. Elliot and Lt. R. e g
A g
bowed to strong Edward Waters O. Waite will serve as judge and McCall, g
Synthetic squad has sole College Jacksonville, 15 to 13. Jury on any disputes! or questions Walden.Holladay K,e 6 0 0 1 13 0
Q: possession of the lead In the The Naval colored eleven woundup which might arise out of Stewart, K 1 0 2
Tom Mann WAVES' Volleyball league this its successful grid campaignwith the cage conflicts. 8
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week with five wins and no de a very creditable record of Complete rules and regulations :Totals AS! "aa J-13'(.. )'1'. .
won football and basketball let feats. five wins, one loss and one tie. have been posted. t 3 2 T8I
'" ters at Purdue in 1937-38 and he MI shared the top spot until it Edward Waters came in on a Only one team from each unit Trosper f 7 2 16

was attending Indiana State. was handed its first lacing by the pitch and a prayer to topple the may enter the Major league and Simpson Mottram, c t :3 0 0 2 12 0
Teachers College prior to entering VM WAVES. The standings: Tigers late in the last quarter. the Officers' league Plaques will fJothler, c 0 1 1
the Marine Corps. W. I* Pet Trailing by 13-8, the Waters team be given to the winners of the A Spradley. c 0 O 0
Synthetic 3 0 1000 produced the winning touchdownon and B loops. bode g 2 1 8
The good-natured captain is 25 MI 5 1 ;833 K
years old now and a couple years Office 3 2 ,600 a long pass near the end of the All hands are eligible tQ play, Lakke it 0 0 0
away from the sport scene and a S ADZES Unit 2 2 3 3 .400 contest. except student officers and student bcrruitlnl: g 0 0 0>
long stretch in the hospital have 2 3 :400 400 The Tigers spotted the Jaxonsa aircrew men (the crewmen will Totals M 8 48
I, slowed him up on the gridiron and Parachute Loft 1 4 ,200 score early in the game when have a team of their own). Personal : Collier 2.HollaUay .
: the hardwood a lot. lie wasn't in NAOT< 0 3 .000 the Station center snapped the ball A player may play on only one 3,itoddel3aDrown, 3, { 1
shape to play football this season, ':!. over the quarterback's head and team. 2. Tnwper 2, blmpson, Kat'1)
j but he came out for practice, any an Edward Waters player recovered A department has priority to lingers tree throws missed
{ way, and he's plugging away on Municipal Quintet it in the end zone. Kler's team any player in its division. Hodde 3. Kaiser 3, Stewart 2, 1'rospcr.
the cage courts now because he came back and countered when Play will be governed by NCCA Simpson and Collier
gets a great deal more fun out of Ware chucked a 20-yard pass to rules. The Fliers outclassed Mayportwith
it than sitting in the stands. Upsets Lee Field Kemp The Tiger center made another I --ii 4- Trosper scoring 14 points and
j i Sports," opines Capt. Mann, gaudy mistake by making a Bill DeMars, a New York prep-
"really play a role In this war. Municipal No. 1 produced the poor snap-back which enabled Ed- Nelson tvfSp den ster, who recently joined the Station
I They are the best thing in the fireworks in the NAOTC InterStation I ward Waters to tackle one of the squad, showed up well by
world to bolster morale. But basketball league this Station runners in the end zone And Snead May sinking five floor shots.
they do more than that. week by upsetting favored past Lee for a safety. E. W. led at halftime In addition to DeMars. twoother
"Captain we asked 87.
pointblank Appear HereThe added to
Field in a battle as close as Siam- newcomers were
"do you think sports actually twins. The Station crew scored again the roster They are Don Brown,
ever aided In ese when B. B. Brown bolted 20 country's three outstanding
you personally schooler and Howard
Chicago ,
The Municipal No. 1 quintet eked professional high
combat? yards for a touchdown which golfers may appear on
University

: '\ "Yes," replied Mann emphatically. out Lee Field, 56-55, with Dave moved the Tigers in front, 138. the Station for an exhibition Strum, &lx-fooMhree
of Wyoming product.
O'Brien
"I think that sports helped netting the winning field Edward Waters pulled the around 1 March if present plans by
f goal in the last 15 seconds of the game the Physical Coach Elliot announced the Fliers
develop my coordination and out of the fire with its belatE'dtOllchdo"11 Training Depart at
battle. Harry Herklian scored 21 will play again Tuesday
ment
materialize.
*. quickened mental and .
pass.Coach
1 my physical
points to the victors. 1515 in the Auditorium against
pace Byron Nelson
> reactions In emergencies. Kier, in singling out the top money winner
>: ii. Athletes have an advantage in'' Lake City won its second' brightest stars in the Tiger line of the year, Jug McSpaden, who an opponent yet to be selected.

combat because of their arduous straight by downing Cecil Field, up for the season, lauded Kemp, is runnerup to Nelson in 1944
40-37 St. Simons Island I
training, declares Mann. ; whipped Sconnus and Ware honors, and Slammln' Sam Snead
backs
and
NAS Jax "B" 41-32 and VF-4 Officers Garner
"There are exceptions, of course, i NAGS string, ; McEdward and Holmes, tackles. are being lined up to play here. A
beat
but In nearly every case if you will Mayport, 26-23. The "=i- well known fourth player would
standings: be added. Top Football Honor A
check the records of the war aces "
Jax Municipal No. 1 2 0 1000 Slngton Coached At NormanLt.
r: you will find they were good ath Lake City 2 0 1000. Snead, who served 21 months as The touch football title in
letes in high school or college. I am Lee Field 1 1 ;500 I Freddie Sington, giant ex- a SpAlc( ) in the Navy until he Officers has been pocket
Cecil Field 1 1 500 I Alabama All America tackle, was honorably league
speaking of the majority and notcf discharged
Yellow Water 1 1 500 recent by the VFOutfit..
; coached the. powerful Norman ly l 18
Isolated cases, says the youth St. Simon Island 1 1 .500 corresponding with the P. T. VF-4, copped the playoffs while
NAS Jacksonville 0 2 000 Okla, Naval Zoomers this past Department here about
I. tentative leagueup
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: TUESDAY 19 DECEMBER: .,

1J r. 2000.WAVES Glee Club Concert, Protestant Chapel, .",

Movie: Ministry of Fear, Ray Milland. ;
WEDNESDAY, 20 DECEMBER: i
J I Dance, Tony Pastor and Orchestra, 2030-2400, t,1 I
Mainside Auditorium. '
Movie: Sunday Dinner for a Soldier, Anne '
1118 5"t Baxter.
THURSDAY, 21 DECEMBER:
Hillbilly Jamboree and return engagement of .
Auditorium.Going My Way, Bing Crosby, 1930, Mainside L\\

.1 Naval Hospital Special movies in wards. S
Movie: Belle of the Yukon, Randolph Scott. ,
FRIDAY 22 DECEMBER: r ( Sf .
,,1R a Christmas Smoker- Belita, In Person, Professor :
Backwards, and other all-star acts; Billy .
Reed, master of ceremonies; Mainside Audi
torium, 1930. ; '
CPO Club- Kiddie Party for members' chil
1 k I dren, 14001700.
Naval Hospital Corpsmen's Dance, 21002400.
Movie: Mark of the Whistler, Richard Dix.
SATURDAY 23 DECEMBER: iDELITA
Crew's Dance-Floor Show, Commandant'sBand
Billy Reed as master of ceremonies, door
prizes, grab-bag, Mainside Auditorium, 2000. ,
CPO Club -Members' Dancing Party, 2100-

3 Orl 0100.Naval Hospital Kiddie Party for children of

hospital personnel 1400.
Movie: Reckless Age, Gloria Jean.
SUNDAY 24 DECEMBER:
1 J I Annual Children's Party, Mainside Auditorium,
tN
1400.WAVES
-Informal Christmas Eve Parties In ..
:
all barracks. jj
Chapels "The Story of Christmas"-Cantata,
2300, Protestant Chapel. Holy Communion at
2400 Christmas Carols, Catholic Choir, St. ."
Edwards Chapel, 2330. Solemn High Mass at "

;: 2400Naval Hospital Decoration Contest in wards v
J throughout day.Christmas .
Carol singing in all wards.

(1.. Special Movie 2000 Mainside Auditorium ,
;;
MONDAY 25 DECEMBER:
Christmas Dinner for enlisted personnel and
; thfir families, Galley 913 1200.
Masses at 0630, 0700, 0830, 0930, and 1700 in
5 St. Edward's Chapel. High Mass at 1100. Services
in Protestant Chapel at 1000.
,(I' WAVES Christmas Dinner Party, music,
dancing, 1100-1500.
Mainside Auditorium-Regular movie sched-
) ule plus carol singing and special showing of
,, } Dickens' "Christmas Carol."
i Naval Hospital Special Christmas entertain-
ment all day. Red Cross Open House.
WEDNESDAY 27 DECEMBER:
'
All Girl Symphony Orchestra, NATTC AudI-
torium; mainside enlisted personnel 1800; officer
t personnel-2000.
;' FRIDAY 29 DECEMBER:
'& Naval HospitalUSO Show, "Breezin' Along
I- r yN BasketballNAS Fliers vs Pinellas Army
c 2030, Mainside Auditorium.
1f SATURDAY 30 DECEMBER:
New Years Dancing' Party, Commandant'sBand
2000, Mainside Auditorium.
Basketball WAVES Station Team. 1830; NAS
t Fliers vs. Pensacola, 1900, Mainside Auditorium
SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER:
i CPO Club- Members' New Years Party,
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.J TUESDAY 19 DECEMBER:

,. Enlisted Men's Dancing Party sponsored by
the Business Girls' Club, YWCA, 130 West Mon-
roe, 2000. Christmas Tree Trimming Party sponsored -
by Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, USO3' -
) 1 West Duval 1800 i
., THURSDAY, 21 DECEMBER: 4h
Officers' Formal Christmas Dancing' Party
'. I sponsored by Beta Sigma Beta Sorority, Woman's
"tub! 2100-0100.
; Panc, Tony Pastor and Orchestra, Armory,
r i iI i 2200-0200.
SATURDAY 23 DECEMBER:
I I If' aRDTfS :wI ,,tWi'FL Enlisted Men's Dance and Christmas Party- CAr 4 Llc CHAPEL
6 { Floor Show, Door Prizes Contests, Refreshments,
: 300 Dancing Partners, Morocco Temple, Newnan
and Monroe. Invitations at Welfare Office.
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SUNDAY. 24 DECEMBER: T
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Concert,
USO -311 West Duval 1500.
Special Christmas Program, breakfast, distri-
bution of gifts to orphans turkey supper, and
formal dance -USO -Church and Newnan
MONDAY 25 DECEMBER:
Open House Refreshments, Gifts-Civic Serv-
J icemen's Club, 53 West Ashley.
II Open House, Refreshments Gifts City Rec- 4
reation Servicemen's Center, Waterworks Park ,
) roI Open House, Refreshments Christmas Memen- wl '' t w
i r, toes USO -Armed Services Center, 122 West

J Forsyth.Christmas Tea furnished by the Federation of I I
Jt .
i I Women's Clubs all afternoon at USO Clay
and Adams. II
FRIDAY. 29 DECEMBER:
,F Officer's Dance, Friday Musicale, Senior Club.
/ 645 Oak Street 21002400.




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O & G Softballers Receive Commandant's Trophy expected attendance of over 600 there will be informal community

youngsters. An appropriate enter- singing of carols throughout the

tainment program has been planned afternoons. On the 24th at IMO,
< and Santa Claus will distribute the Jacksonville Symphony Or-

k' gifts to all the kiddies chestra, directed by Lyman Prior,

A famous all-girl symphony orchestra will render a concert. From 1600
will play at NATTC auditorium to 1800 the Business and Profes-
.- on 27 December Mainside sional Women will serve refresh }
.,. enlisted personnel are invited to ments, and from 1800 to 1900
; Ia6' attend the 1800 show, officers, Serge Brosky's Singers will sing t

the 2000 show. A basketball game traditional Christmas carols The
will be played the evening of the Homes Hospitality Committee will
29th between the NAS Fliers and place service people in private
homes for Christmas Dinners but
Pinellas Army. The game startsat ,
2030 In the Mainside Auditorium those wishing to take advantage
i ryhuAy of this hospitality of local citizens
.
I. should be at the USO between
The New Year's week-end will 0900 and 1200.
be highlighted by a New Year's
Dancing Party and basketball The Christmas Day program at
the Church and Newnan USO begins
game. The NAS Fliers will play
1&b Pensacola, the WAVES station with a breakfast In the aft-
ernoon the regular Orphans' Tree
r A team will play an unannounced
adversary, and the Commandant'sBand program will be given and visiting
.4 1Y I ,, 4s will furnish the music. servicemen and women will o;.rtlcipate -
.y In distributing gifts to the
Naval also has
The Hospital orphans in St. Mary's Home. A
planned a full Christmas program.
turkey and formal dance
supper
will shown in
: Special movies be follows
,' the wards on 21 December. Acorpsmen's
Two dances are being held on
dance is slated for the 21 December. An officers' formal
On the afternoon
following night.
I
? Christmas Dancing Party, spon-
h ,t i of the 23rd, a kiddie party will sored by Beta Sigma Beta Soror-
L
9 be held for children of hospital ity, is scheduled for the Woman's
.f 'l 24th will
On the there
personnel.
" y Club at 2100. At the Armory Tony
be a decoration contest in the Pastor for
plays a public dance.
: : wards and carol singing. Special An enlisted men's Christmas
Christ-
444' entertainment throughout Dance starts at 1930 on 23 Decem-
mas Day has been planned, and
ber at the Morocco Temple, New-
the Red Cross will hold open nan and Monroe. There will be 300

Iti"-"_ 1- j1 "_"'.II i"_'" ... house. "Breezin' Along," a USO dancing partners, a floor show,
The championship 0 &: G Softball squad was rewarded resenting the various units or divisions of the Sta- show, will be presented on 29 De door prizes, contests, and refreshments

for Its victorious campaign last week when tion and in this way help develop and maintain cember. .
Capt. Herbert E. Regan, Commanding Officer of high morale through recreational sports and contests The CPO club has three eventson On Christmas Day two partiesare
this Station, presented<< a plaque to the team. ." The plaque was received by two team representatives its calendar. A kiddie party being staged. One at the Civic
At the presentation ceremonies Capt. Regan said: Co-Captains Stanley })IMatkowskl AOM2c for members' children is to be Servicemen's Club at 53 West
"It Is the aim of the Commanding Officer and the and John Collins, SPA)2c( and Lt Edwin L. held from 1400 to 1700 on 22 De Ashley, and the City Recreation

Physical Training Department, through this all year Martin, Acting Ordnance and Gunnery Officer cember. The following night the Servicemen's Center at Waterworks -
round competition of the Commandant's Cup, to Left to right In the picture: Capt. Regan, Fiat- members hold a Christmas Danc- Park.
promote competitive contests between teams rep- kowskl, Collins and Lt. Martin. ing Party. On 31 December a Jil i MMMWMM
big New Year's Party will be
staged for all members. Notify Exec! Office

The RunwayContinued All-America Service Entertainment of At USO and other servicemen's If Something Is LostThe

gathering places special Christmas
From Page Sir Team Named HanzelIs
; loser of
activities have been workedup any article, who
ful war veteran, who is now an Given MentionJohn Every Nature Is in addition to the regularly has reason to believe that it was

Instructor at VMF-4 scheduled dances and parties. Spe- lost on the Station, should immediately -

The Terre Haute, Ind., pilot wasa Hanzel, 220-pound guard cial shopping service Is offered notify the Executive Of-
member of the famous :Marine who bulwarked the Naval Air Station Slated For XmasContinued by the USO and gift wrapping Is ficer, Box 2, in writing so that the
Fliers' line this loss may be publicized in the
Squadron 131 and Maj. Joe Foss past season, being done in all USO clubs.
was the executive officer All told, received honorable mention on the From Page One At the Armed Services Center, "plan of the day," it has been ./
1944 Associated Press AllAmerica 122 West Forsyth, from 20 December announced.
:Mann 10 Nips but
Capt. bagged
service be the Texas Cowgirls, Billy and
the payoff came on 11 Nov. 1942 squad. through New Year's Day The finder of any article shall
off the Florida Islands when the Hanzel also was the only Flierto I Ida, The Lee Sisters and Crazy there will be musical programsand turn It In promptly to the chief
Marine ace-flying a Grumman place on the All-Southeastern Elmer. Also on the program is a carol singing every afternoon. of police, building 914, who will
Wildcat-went gunning for five Service team named several weeks special showing of "Going MyWay" During Christmas week there will deliver It to the Directory Station

Jap dive bombers which had been with Bing Crosby. The be organ recitals each evening. post office, for return to the owner
.
ago.The show will get underway at 1930.A
attacking U. S, shipping. 1944 All-America honors gala Christmas Smoker will Jacksonville churches will furnish if he can be located.

Capt. Mann picked off four of seven Navy and four Army play be put on at 1930 22 December, cookies, cakes, pies, candy, fruit, The Lost Property office is located
the Japs, who were homeward ers. Here is the first team: also at the Mainside Auditorium. and turkey sandwiches throughout In the West Wing of the
Christmas afternoon The club will
Ends-Sgt. Jack Russell Randolph Belita, world-famous feminine Station post office building
bound and close to the water, just
Field, weight 215, and 2nd Lt.. Nick: Su- be decorated with a huge Christ- -'
skater and dancer will :!.
like knocking down "ducks In a soeff. Second Air Force. 210. figure mas tree, and Christmas mementoes
shooting gallery." Tackles-Lt. (Jg) Joseph Stydahar appear In person as will Jimmy will be distributed to service Admiral Wins Award
Fleet City he's 32 Edmondson, better known as
years
"It was just that easy, says lSjoh2vC men and women visiting the club
old); and E n St. "Professor Backwards. Other
Mann "I'd just get on their tails Mary's Preflight 220.GuardsCarrard on Christmas Day. For Caribbean WorkNow
all star acts are on the program,
and let them have it." Ramsey, SpAlc, and Billy Reed will act as master A Christmas Tea, furnished by president of the Board of

Like a celestial pallbearer. Mann Balnbrldge Navy,Peary 195; ,and Va,Russell 230.CenterCade Let- of ceremonies. The following the Federation of Women's Clubs, Inspection and Survey Navy Department -

lent four of the Jap crews to join : George Strohmeyer l night the Commandant's Band highlights the Christmas Day Washington, Rear Ad-
their ancestors but the tailgunnerof Iowa Preflight 205. North plays for another ship's dance program at the Clay and Adams miral Arthur G. Robinson, USN,
Backs Cadet Otto Graham
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the fifth plane got him. Carolina Preflight, 190.; Set. Charllen which will feature a floor show, USO. recently was given the Legion of
"I crashed Into the water," relates Trlppl:, Third Air Force Field.185; Lt. William door prizes, and a grab-bag. Billy Sponsored by the Alpha Gamma Merit, awarded him for outstanding
Dudley Randolph 185 and Reed will again the festivities Delta Christmas Tree services In the Caribbean area.
the Captain with a grin, who Lt. Leonard Eshmont, Norman NAB, emcee Sorority, a
made the landing despite woundsIn 180. which start at 2000. I Trimming Party on 19 Decemberat The presentation took place In
his hands and legs. He lost a The second team Included Ensign Bill The Annual Children's Christ 1800 launches the Christmas the Navy Department offices of

pocketful of teeth in the crash Daley Pierce, Amphlbs standout and halfback Don (for Bo)the Cohen-Ft. mas Party will be given at 1400, program of the USO at 311 West Under Secretary of the Navy RalphA.

landing our BMlc, tackle for Ft. Pierce Sunday 24 December, with an Duval. On 24 and 25 December Bard, who officiated.
Among the players receiving honor
bob-
rubber boat
Mann's
Capt. able mention were several stars who
bed up to the surface, but he was opposed the Filers this season, notably For Dependents Of Naval Personnel
on that Pacific creek without a Center Bill Godwin l ot Ft. Pierce, Half
back Billy Hillenbrand\ of the Third
paddle. The paddles were lost, Infantry at Ft. Bennin. and Tackle
but hope wasn't for he saw moun- Clyde Johnson ot the Fourth Infantryat

tain peaks in the distance it. Bennlng. _
-ViStt !
"I laid flat on my stomach and

paddled with my hands," recalls Station Bowlers
Mann "My teeth ached from '"
the exposed ner\e I rowed that

boat by hand from 9 o'clock In Split SeriesThe ,. '..' _
the morning until 5 o'clock In the > .
afternoon when I htoppttl about Naval Air Station bowling :'...:.:
300 yards off shore from the squad broke even on its weekend .\

Island. I stayed just long enoughto invasion of Savannah, Ga., winning
clean my gun and waded<< In." from Chatham Army Field by 169
Melanesian natives pins and losing an airtight match I
Friendly to the Hunter Army Field by only
I -
came out of hiding in the Jungles
three sticks.
I .
find greeted the Marine in strange
Rolling their first matches of r"
dialects. the the Station scored over '"
season,
! took the pilot to ,
x. The natives
Chatham, 3,435 to 3,266. Hunter's
their huts, fed him, cared for his(
to
All-Stars won, 3,483 3,480.
wounds and in exchange they Chatham turnedin
Against Gidley .
f'IgN asarINtilff
asked for his Marine uniform. a series of 747 for the Station I Bn IIINI re....
. "All they had to give me to tI.....
while Judd had 737, Perkins 672
,.,
I wear was the uniform of a Jap" Herrin 619 and Lt. W. O. Steinke _. UIIIU! "ttawaarl j'
i foot soldier, who they had killed, who was in charge of the group 'I".., I'aIn' mane
explains Mann. 619. 11W1I.1 aerrsftMlr,
i .
Capt. Mann's morphine sucrets In the Hunter battle Perkins >raer z
,. ,., :
ran out the following day and the rolled 739, Steinke 688, Gidley 617, a tsrs st.a3 ,iR'g a
natives tucked him in a war canoe Judd 713, and Herrin 723. .
and started out for Tulagi, some ,, Chatham Field will play a return -
35 miles over open ocean. match with the Station Satur
"You can take it from me those day at 1700 on the Mainside al- 'U
ffi..l IITtlC1.t'
natives could hold their own in leys. __, <<

any Poughkeepsie race," asserts '\r\. < : : ",. ., .. .
Mann "When we got there after \ f. .t: .'" \{ ,
about nine hours several :Marines, Service FootballRandolph :,:. :

standing ashore, were laughing at
eight of us I guess they figured Field, 20; Fourth Air

Japs didn't come six-foot-three Force, 7.Third .
and with blond hair" Air Force, 14; Second Air

Capt. :Mann was hospitalized at Force, 7..
Samoa, where he contracted ma- Ft. Pierce Amphlbs 34; Keesler
evacuated to the (Miss.) Field, 7. .. .
laria. He was : ; ...... '...
states for final recuperation, and
was pronounced sufficiently Commander Charles D. Miller MG, USNR and Lt. Leola Ruth Schelps, N'C USNR, bracket the en-
eventually recovered to report to the this season can hardly be called trance to the new Dependents Facility" Hospital which opened on Monday. Commander Miller is of-

.Jacksonville Naval Air Station sports, but the Interlude was certainly flcer-ln-charge of the new unit and Lleut. Schelpa Is chief nuix*.
he started from. competitive. The hospital, which I* expected to provide adequate medical care for dependents of naval personnel,
where Mann's experiences since "When you play the game out has a 60-bed capacity and Is ultra-modern In design and equipment Construction on the new unit began

he Capt.dropped the basketball thread: there" says the laughing Leatherneck about 1 April and was completed meet week. It feature the latest in air-conditioning and temperature

In 1942 and picked it up here again "it's for keeps." control.

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Civilian Employees' News -- -r;: Bowling- who wish to enter a team. Each

I Yl : team will have four bowlers and
supALYSfllLIES
Editorial Offices ( .
I By Ethel M. Slianahan Is a handicap league A person
l Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13Telt"phone -
Extension\ 8385 = ; The Civilian Bowling League who has never bowled will have

The Civilian : i got into full swing Friday December the same chance as one who baa
,
Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air .: bowled
News' is devoted to reporting the news.of the Naval Air Station's J 11 8th, at 7:30: P. M. at the before. The league at present .
:: is of
composed eight
Civilian Employees and la sponsored by the Springfield Bowling: Center on teams-c \
East 8th Street off Main Street. six men and two ladies' .
Employees' Association for Civil Service
Officers Employees 1 This league Is open to any depart. Last week the Ladies' League
ment in the Baae ladies gave the men a close Mrs.
William or men race.
0 Kincald President
Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer lly Leola Jones .
---- ----- -- Perkins, in the lead oft spot for

t Polly Vetter Directors, Secretary Did'cha know that Supply De- of the ole-timers come back visiting the Time Office' bowled 363 for a

George H. Martin hell C. Jackson partment boasted of employeesnow particUlarlY' when they look 3-game set and Joan Truka, In the
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods serving in the Coast Guard around the place and just say anchor spot for the Time Office,
Reserve? But definitely! Now, "Golly, this place sure is big WhenI had a 315 set. For the Main Of.
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M, McDuffie
Daniel R. Wnlddon William O. KincalJ let's see who is included in this saw it last' it wasn't anything flee, Louise Abraham was oft her
Vetter lil' group that we're so proud of: like this!" game but she will bear watching

I Polly there's Claud England (all of you There's a wedding In the air- during the season. Mrs. Williams,
News Reporting Staff know him for his musical talent uh-huh-Kathleen Burke of the of the Main Office, had a 251 set

t I Assembly and Repair: displayed in the Assembly and Bookkeeping Division checked out In the men's division Klutz had

L; Maintenance .............._...................-.................._......Walter Riviere Smith Repair band) there's Ausley M. couple of days ago amidst "good high game of 194. Padjcic had
Accessories .W. T. Martin France Hanchey Mary Markham and Robert Forbesthere'a.Carl I byes" and best wishes for her high set, 936, and close on his

I Metal and Machine....._.........DelmaE. Register "Slim" Tyler Reiter (and say he has a happiness wed to a handsome Ma- heels was his team mate Hough

I Engine Overhaul ..........._......................................::...Lillian Lindsay reputation of being the ship's cook rine Lieutenant. Believe the lucky with 505 set An old timer was

I Progress .................__......_..........__._.__.._..._..........Tom too, get some of the boys to tell I man is stationed at Lee Field but I out last week, young Sugden, ha:
Aircraft Overhaul ............_.._........_.._........_.._-Amelia Quinn you about It-there'a) Frank S at the time this column was writ- was in good form-bowling 313

Interim Overhaul __.._.............__........_......_..-...Laura Adams Spears ( the lucky gambler) 'ten, was unable tb find out his for a two-game set. The Eby's

Production Eng ..._..........._......*.._.........-..-..........._....Don Ragin there's Hartley Steeves ( the tele- name. The wedding is to be at the were in good form-Jr. with a 422
talk
" ,( Production Eng. ..................................................................J. H. Silver man during lunch hallhourthere's ) Protestant Chapel on the Stationthe set and Sr with a 411 set. KEEPIT
. t' IVb Employees ............._......_._._...._....._........._..Adeline Jocis Edward: Forrest (the I night of the 23rd. UP.
fishing club man)-and, there'sAubrey
Inspection and Survey: F. Wilsonjitterbug( ). We were glad to welcome Mr\. There were a number of the old

i Aircraft Overhaul .._......_........................-.........Muriel E. Mitchell I Believe that Is all and these guys Gorsuch our Chief Clerk backto timers absent Friday night-gues-r":\

t ,. Supply Dept. ....._._..... ....................................-..............Ruth Love can really tell some exciting sto- his desk last week. Mr.\. Gorsuchat the cold had them hemmed in, but...
A. & R. Depts .Ruth C. Ralsch Ora L. Dixon R. Gagnon ries about their adventures too- last found time to take his va- hope to see them out next week.
Sara Verner Priscilla Glenn Edna Hammer cation so he skipped oft to Charleston -
I just ask them just ask them. The two NAS Civilian Team en.
S. C., and Pensacola Fla He
;r Catherine Cleveland
I Public Work Dept........._.........Ethel Shanahan Barbara Faulkner We 'Were glad to welcome some really enjoyed his trip he says, tries in the the old City League are up.
holding
new employees into our depart- but we're Navy tradition of
Ethel :Mathews Carolina Howell I glad he's back in the
Louise Abraham ment recently, among whom are midst of operations now, and always being in the middle of the

I I Supply Department.........................................................-...Llset te Temple found Vivian McGlll. Helen Morgan I I secretly, kinda think he's glad to tight. Team No 1 entry-Crevasse
Mary Ellis Sylvia Perweiler, be back too-traveling isn't whatit Capt. Schneider, Vandigrlff,
'r' Rose Johnston Rose Chipman : used to be. Who said that ? Pajcic and Hough are leading the

And Charles Blckley Ruth Altern and I Sorry to lose Mr. Ernest L. Fell, league by one game In a very:,
Inspection Survey Department lots of others but there's just not one of our ole-timers. Mr.\. Fell | close race, having won three games
enuff room to list them Tuesday night from the Jackson.
all.
i I has joined the ranks of insurance I
Metal Machines & Accessories Div. There was a good-lookin' En- salesman and all of us wish him I yule Sash, and Door team which
sign in the office the other day luck in his new undertaking We'll held a 2>game lead. Pajcic who

'.\" SHUT roaming 'round and 'bout looking miss:' him. Another ole-timer is had been off his game was back
Ruth KaNch Reporter I spot leading to Mr. Hlnson's of for old friends--he was a former skipping off to work at the U. S. in form Tuesday night again. The

frank Moriarty, Ast. Reporter tice.The 'employee of ye ole department, Naval Air Station in Miami, Fla." team total of three games set
J stork sure gets around by name-ClYde Porterfield. Yep, Dorothy Davis. Accounting De high for the season. 1038.
i Merry Christmas everybody! doesn't it ? It passed by ChiefMartin's he's gone out into this great big partment. Oh that warm Miami Team No. 2 entry composed of
We foundation
have indeed laid the
house and guess what ? wide world and done swell too. I sunshine-we wonder It it's shin- Giddens, Capt., Batton Tinley
for a very Merry ChristI Yes, a 5 lb.- 7 oz. girl. Believe it Think scuttlebutt has it that he ing now. Perkins and Wemp, after a slow

I, tU'It by purchasing our share of or not it doesn't have red hair. will be stationed here or one of Closing until next issue reminding start is in fourth place and are

b'pds' in the recent "Remember You should have seen the Chief the neighboring fields and we are i you that there are just nineimue making a world of trouble for the
\ Pearl Harbor Bond Drive"backt struttln' around here with a box certainly glad he's back home shopping days 'till Christmas : leaders. Keep up the good work,
t {; lug up our boys and girls on the I of cigars and candy, calling him- again even if for only a short or have you been a "smarty" and boys and the Navy will Iw on
battle fronts of the world-just self proud papa. It all took placin .> : while Really is nn*. t-o see some already finished your shopping I top at the finish.
what wanted most for Xmas.
V they St. Vincent's Hospital early I ._ ,__
God bless them and thank you for I Monday morning. Both mother and Original Idea PayS Dividend To InventorY
your fine spirit. For those of you I baby and the CRIEF are doing

who/ ,, did not see the Bond Drive I fine They have named the ba.byI I
t Show you missed an excellent display Judith Anne. Congratulations to''

:. of talent. Our hats are off both Mr. and Mrs. Martin. I
tl> each and every one who par I "u" SHIRT I II
Y
ticipated. This is what took place :
t I Mr. Quinn fro"Shop No. 20 I Bernlee Boyle, Reporter i|

one of your Jax Air News reporters It seems as if I have been

acted as Master of Ceremo- elected. write for "B" shift inspectors -

nies. He, in his usual capable way, with Mr. Still's help. i: :e If
kept all the acts going. There maybe we will have a little news 3 V
,
\ was never a dull moment Some each week. e ,
I
,. of the participants were our beloved Glad to have Kid Hicks....senior
Iva Griffin from Shop No. inspector in the Propeller Shop I w k..yt .
23; Helen Olson from Shop No. 61; back with us again after being t

Patricia Lambiss, Radio Shop and confined to his home with ainus

1 1 Lea Redding, Shop No. 21. These trouble. However Kid Hicks says I I

people all lending their voices in ''he has not been nosing around | ,
aong A buck and wing dance was much. If.
)1 Joe : Joe Hinson inspector
our
given by Roger Ruggans principal -

Blanc, our remarkable clown cut- I is looking swell these

ting capers all during the show. days. Joe says his low blood pressure :' .
After a beautiful memorial service has risen to normal and then

to the boys who died in this I: some. Since Kid Hicks has been i iI 4$, .
: w t F y.I ,
war and. the reading of a poem, I flying him to work and back in F,
"Remember Pearl Harbor," written I his Terraplane. I

by our own Mr. Quinn; taps I Johnnie J. Farinaccia has as his : ll .-

f were played by Pat Pasteurzak I assistant W. J. Muller Sic. Glad F
from our own A & R Band. The to have you, W. J. ,
bend>> with Pop Fowler was at the Long undies sure would feel l 41 r S .ti rr

switch all during the show never good these cold nights especially ,

f, letting the actors down for a moment -' between here and our new Wing

I *. Shop, Bldg. No. 61. I

KtMKMHrK: P .ARL H4KHOB 'H'IZ
By Tent galas Q..u...: KOI.UMS'I I
Buy a bond for Cortegldot 1. w hat U the pnrp.*. ./ wl.f .t.t.! a
ftc Manila and Bauan g.1'hat: U rtmWr? i
f Lay It on the line for Wake and Guam : s. The ni li.* .( pi.tp U rh (edI I
Anl Midway coral strand. ..thrr :t the rr:.k.hft. What are
IxMh m.li...! ,
I' Dir down deep far Tarawa 4. How......,. time* doe as latakel
And If you want to help a pal .I.f'l spas and cl.ee as a single raw radial -
Lay one up for Savo ?.(!I.e ruaaiar at !$... RPM*
Ail a big one for Guadalcanal. i. (). a .1.i .rrindrr radial rutlmr
with a far lobe ram n..c..t., haw
Drop a bomb on TokyoOr easy r*".lutUn. does the ram make Inrdrr /
tilde one down the itack t. Ire all ryliadert
Of what i left of Him Hltos fleet I r. What U the dirfrrmre bfiwffa" aa .I
When HaUey and Nlmltz get back. air lock sad a vapor lark*
7. What are .p..k. ..d dawalerlis
Y>u can be there with MacArthur reed' f.r laadiar gear*
when he step on CorreRldor I 8. >am e. .d describe two fmrrfrmty
7\ tear down the bloody rUln I sun Undlaf gear ,,,'..U.1t' mrrhaaUma
Anl Ralae: the Stars and Stripes once 9. What I* anpecl r.II.' I
.. more II. What I. the barbie .paint? I
.'.'''''1'1 t. last wrrk'i" ......tI...: I
Y>u can ride the none of a Superfort I. !. store .p rarrrat sad art aa a
L1 "" While I It lays Us es on the Mp shark al..rber I. prevent trim .(
t: Or ride the wave on a P. T. boat polal.
A* it sinks the ;yellow man*' ship t. T. MailJ ap a prrllmlaarjr prreare -
; lir..I.r': far.t.h'Urrlarjnaialaia
You'll( be there Bud In the thick of set 1. as
the fight. far prr..ar. la aa rntrtfrry .
On land or sea or sky .
S> buy a bond for freedomAnl 1. T. ab*.rb baaariar aa lake aff
watch the bullets fly. sad !. reduce the ahark' ew'.I'' 'laadiar.
4. The dUtaara a (tide
1*> n *4 to tell you war I* hell la rrUlUa la lla allilade Kiampl; : III ... .
1 ynt know It. no do 1 a plaae' gliding ogle wu tt .. 1 Itw..I. ;.. ;,
Let's bade the attack and bring the .. thra glide forward V ft. la each
boys back feat ., altlladei I
With Old Glory" riding high lerqa. la IwUliaf a. far la,taare
., Inspectors! You have all the Information propeller t.,...*. I .
t l>. )'eatkeriag sad. afratherlar are
on the coming election I( iscrea.lag i gad d !' il"\ blade eagles I v { \
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Two shop committee members are ; af a praprller propeller) blades I waald la rear beIreamliaiac t Abner I* Mints (left), of the fabric Shop In the Assembly and Ilepnlr Department, Kt picture

'L' to t Iw elected; also three alternates tie t. flint j la keep a damaged ra- (above) demonstrating a simple device which he Im'ent\llor testing Life JtartlInllolth: lie .it aided
wh are to be your representa- glee from xladmillim In this demonstration, by Robert Jurlk (right) AMMSc.

tlyen So l let'a all plan to vote 7. What*( the lh ma*.4.d word. impllra arramalalloa A few monthago/ he submitted his Idea In the form of a beneficial suggestion to the AtatlonVt Dine.

I Dc. 21st. Location of ballot boxes Ta keep a balaared prrar al the ficUl. Suggestion Committee, and \vtn* awarded a substantial cash .prie. ThU Migg.Uon was forwarded '-

i ; '> will be printed in the next issue earbarrtar. regardiea..f KKM.f by the Committee to the Navy Department I Washington, I). ('.. and Is now being given a great
!to t. U impartaat la I relatU* U
I of this paper. All civilian Inspection deal of consideration. Mr. Minis' device make it
hlaa la that it suet the aerodrnainie possible to feet Life haft Manifold while they are Ina
t. and Survey Personnel with a rhararterUtira .( the. plaae and di.avM iiiblAd state, making It possible to either replace or repair the manifold when nec *i wary before
and under, who areola road cause It ta crash oa the take- the Life
CAFVT rating Ran IUM hen reastetubled. Tills device lmulatas tie itaiiie pressure condition for the
INITi i I
the current pay.roll.. are eligi-' vii.U.. "...... awe sod tail ace out .f Isles of testing a manifold: ass If It were Installed In a oom..lcteJjr and fully Inflated Life Haft. /
j his .to vote. true perapective'iC '<. refatl. |. the lire Prior to Mr. .Minis' HUggestion the method of tenting manifolds was to r'US .
11 you boys and piftet" D)oa'tf0K ;'ot'fI : II. ,.. 'H' ,,I i.. fittl ireMnre.| If the manifold was found to be defective it was then necessary tM re-open tfttoo..af11'4 of' .
..*" .*** AirHtW... Itaoit h. S t+mfrrrrk'nr"a ""fermi 'j/ Ibfll'UR' Ad' The nwult of thl.s new
Its location dafwr? R"Aell4!!}. (IltON'T1E'InONU* ,W \OON I, i i: and efficient! method h a auvlng! of a 'lurgv number of man hour. .. >:
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RECRUIT A FRIEND ta Recruiting Job Is Going :



Good But Extra Work Is :



Needed To Put It Over i


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"Just one thousand more to o" I II
I replied Lt. Laurence R. Swart,
News of IVb Personnel Relations Officer, to the I.

question on how the recruiting ,
campaign for additional workers
t
EmployeesInA&R was progressing. t

"The personnel of this station
have cooperated extremely well in t

helping us to get the extra work- t t
I ers needed by this station," he
Your kind indulgence Is requested -
continued Lieut. Swart concluded -
by this column. The regular f
by adding, "However, each and
and this is
reporter resigned onlya
everyone must apply considerably
humble substitute who Is pinch- :
more effort if we are going to ,
hitting; temporarily. How about reach "
our goal of 1,800.
some of you correspondents volun- f
: :. for this Interesting $800 in U. S. War Savings i
/IV1 I J teering to Mrs. Craig: -
: # duty. This is a mighty Bonds await the winners for recruiting -

fine way for you to become acquainted the most new workers in
a contest being sponsored by the I
with the A. & R. family
tt: and learn the interesting things Employees Association for Civilian -
The first of
Employees. prize
Inci-
ew that are happening to them. 1
$200 in War Bonds will be awarded -
dentally, how many IVb) em- .
to the who
has referred
ployees can you greet by name? person I
the most new workers to the Em-
This is a good question for every
\ I
ployment Office and who is still
IVib I ) employee to answer. Let's
\ : \ ,'. : d get acquainted. employed here at the close of the I
: c contest on January 29, 1945.
I I dislike to make this first attempt -
4 at reporting a column of Twenty-two other lucky winners
will be some $600 richer at the
regrets, but it seems we have more -
same time.December.
regrets than anything else.
I Things have not been the same 7th was the anniversary -
this week without that little bunch of the dastardly attack by the

y i of energy-Mildred Burdick. She' Japanese Nation against our coun- .
was sent home ill several days I try. Our armed forces still need
thousands of planes and hundreds
Here's
ago wishing you a speedy
recovery, Mildred of thousands of tons of bombs
The Civilian Personnel Section along with a huge quantity of oth-

::4 4 ; :::: : 5f9 has lost two more of its valuable er weapons if they are to success-
employees Marguerite Ledbetter fully push the campaign in the
received an unexpected telephone Pacific and bring the Japanese nation -

call from her husband who had to its knees.

just returned from sea, and she The Naval Air Station has been

N \ \ has gone to Bremerton Washington given a very important assignment ,
; to loin him. Mary Baker's in assisting the Navy in do-
husband has received his order, so ing her part of the job. In order

she is returning to her home. Good for this station to complete its

luck to both of you allotted share, one thousand more
A & R lost another old timer civilian employees ARE DESPERATELY -

this week, when Madelyn B. Sa- NEEDED!

I lay-Acosta as we first knew her If you haven't recruited a friendup

-had to resign because of ill to now, you are urged to do so ,
a \ health. Madelyn is one of the few right away. There are several

44. ; employees who came in the first I thousand prospective recruits still
year of A & R's existence. It will employed in non-essential work

not be the same without her smil- j that are eligible for jobs at NAS.
Accessories Younginer has finally recovered Vapor TrailsFrom I Iing countenance. However, our You can secure the special "Intro-
from her illness and is back again. loss is the gain of those three fine I II' duction Card" used to refer ap-
Division Mrs. Lillian Dollar of the rework Supply Inspection boys of her's She has always been plicants to the Employment Of-

I' table is undergoing an operation By Prlscllla Glenn I' such a pal to them and now she fice from your supervisor. j

JNSTKUMKXT: SHOP at her St.very Vincent much hospital.and wish We her miss a Boo!! will them.have all of her time to devoteto I ---

Hj Mary Markham I speedy recovery. Welcome to Joseph Here I am again! Thought you If you would like to know why SAFETY SLANTSBy
Through the month of November F. Krivance; hails from Stafford got rid of my wild ramblings, Sue and Sarah Verner have a happier

production in the gyro loom Springs, Conn Also welcome didn't you? Well, I guess I fooled smile recently, it is due to Robert F. Taylor

lan neck to neck between the two :, back to Kitty Quick, an old familiar the fact that their little mother SAFETY ENGINEER
nhifts. At the clone of the month, face at the rework table. you.My first impressions of this office has come down to live with them

however, "B" shift won out by a I Among the "B" shift happen were very good. I found out I' and they now have a cozy little SUGGESTIONS FOR A SAFE
couple of heads. that the here home all XMAS AT HOME:
logs P. J. Coii7zl is troubleshooting inspectors are justas together. Fortunate girls
Mary Markham of the gyro in Bedford, S. C., this week. nice to work with as in Interim When you start decorating your
room spent a joyous leave in Georgia E. C Beecher spent a weekend in I haven't learned who they "What's happened to your leg? Christmas tree, be sure and use
and to hear about the hog- Georgia with relatives. Welcome all are yet. but I'll try not to leave Did you drop the typewriter on I only approved lights and trim-

killing and syrup-making time up ;i to Garnet Davis, back after a out anybody it ?" Well, darn it I did! So what mings. A tree in your home will
there, well -it's something for i week's illness Bera Perkins was Mrs. Love sprained her ankle Thanksgiving Day came, and at I dry out due to house heat and
Georgia ears; or for that matter I called to Sanford, Florida last one Sunday recently, and only "dinner-time" it was lunch-time I when a dried Christmas tree catches -
anybody's. Ophelia Wilson. Rose j week due to the illness of her missed one day of work. She and we ate sandwiches. Well, now on fire, does she burn ? You
Johns, Hazel Chadwick and Catherine daughter. : checked out last Thursday, because I guess that's all right though. bet she DOES Just like your

Brant are on the sick list KLKCTKir.AI: SHOP I her husband is going to be shipped I We're winning the war, aren't we lace curtains or drapes, or even
and we hope they recover soon out soon. You should have seen! Why, oh why, do we have a gun powder.Do .
ON\'GEN SHOP Viola Koftiewfckl the fun we had over the two pieces ,I telephone number that can easily not place your tree too near
By Charles Hay I "A" shift notes: Greetings to 'of rum candy that came in the' be mistaken for "information" ? your heater, or when you are

Oxygen shop has a very small) Aline Grant and Ruth Jenkins, box of candy Supply Inspectiongave you tell 'M -I'm baffled hanging the tinsel on the top of
personnel and therefore our notes i i back at work after muchneededrest. her as a going-away present. Lt. (jg) Cruse was "missing in the tree, DO NOT stand in your
in this respect are limited and Emma Savit was called from Mr. Cole "went huntin'' last action" most of the first week I kid's rocking chair. If you do you
far between, But concerning our I work Thursday of last week due Sunday ( Excuse me! Did you say I was here-grounded at Richmond might receive your presents in

product, that's something else. Few ; to the death of her cousin. We "hunting" or "haunting"? Hmm ) I Virginia Richmond is a grand care of some hospital.
realize the importance of oxygen 1 extend our sympathy. Cora Al- Curly and Oralls thought it was place. What a shame he didn'tsee When you are through playing

and how absolutely necessary it is ford is all smiles these days She funny when they helped me open any more than the Base. with your son's train or roller
to just about everything in life. has hopes that a certain Marine the door with a screwdriver, but, Mach. Richardson was Material skates, be sure and place them
Gasoline wouldn't burn if it weren'tfor overseas will be home for Christ you know, it isn't at all funny Inspector for I&S last Friday. where you won't fall over them
oxygen, nor would the human mas. Here's hoping your dreams when you have to use a screw- Sure was glad to see him. when you jump up to answer the

body function at all. The body is come true.Saturday. i iI driver for a doorknob. Mildred Steele seems to have phone or put the cat out. When
much like a gasoline engine, only I I night ( Sunday morning | Where was Mr. Potts when the I the same Ideas I do about meeting you go visiting during the holidays,
the combustion i is slower. One ) the "B" shift crowd gath-I' lights went out last week ? Ev- everybody in the department do not leave your Christmas tree
difference between the combustionin eyed at the Quinsewillow a eiybody else was in the office. Boy we believe in It! lights burning because when you
the human body and that in an I'I I chicken dinner; the "A" shift having That same day during the tem- We've been having a good time return home you might not havea

airplane is that the body doesn't held! a party at the same place I porary "blackout" we could hardly over the Shop Committee election. home. REMEMBER, TURN
have a supercharger for high alti 1 I earlier so that by the time the j hear what we said to each other, Everybody shows growing interest YOUR LIGHTS OFF. Santa Claus
tudes. The supercharger acts as a I "B" shift arrived much of the because Mr. Cole and Mach. Kur- i in the whole affair. We all must "PLAY IT SAFE." Look

mp, maintaining the same tea- : other shift had thinned! out. Everyone ta were talking shop-and not in know though, that whoever ends how long he has been with us.
.el pressure of even higher pres- :I had! a good time. soft tones either.Baldwin up on the committee will be all A SAFE CHRISTMASWILL

re as the plane ascends. But the HjV.. E, !SchneiderA had a "71" last week, right because theyie all good BE
and was he happy over It! He -End of this week's Trail tale A MERRY CHRISTMAS
air the as one I'
body up
gets goes lecent edition of the Jacksonville _
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was
becomes and making -
lighter lighter
Journal carried accountof
it eventually impossible, for of Pvt.an Lamar though, until he was told he could
the exploits
the lungs to absorb sufflC'ientoXYA"en go. Inside Public Works I
Stratton Bayard. Fla., and was Well, do tell! Neef'e wife's nameIs [ :
to support life. of particular interest to this shop Priscilla. How odd!
At 30,000 feet, the pilot breathes because he is the son of Jean
.
thinks
beingso
Everybody they'ie Ethel U. Shanahan
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40,000 I
pure oxygen but beyond of the Optical Department
Stratton ori lnal'hf'n they ask me, aides when is finally
feet the lungs unable to absorb -I of everyone
are and Sheltie Stratton, I
I ------ Seems as though the ranks for- settled! ,I
that. This is becauseof
even
the Maintaince Department.
machine and withdrew merly held by the original members The
the extremely low pressure and own gun Inspection department has
Pvt. Stratton and a buddy were of the P-T Division are beginning
in order for a human being to back to the main lines just got the word that Mr. Loveland -
exist at all, beyond this altitude assigned to cover an attack by After they had found their way to thin out considerably with was leaving the cold state
it is necessary that he be con- Yank troops on a small French back to safety it was discoveredthat the departure of many familiar of Montana on the 10th of Decem-
village when a band of 45: Germans had been the two faces. Latest expected transfer is ber *
only and would
tained in a pressure compart- they soon be back in the I
entered nearby house. After Laurie Rosenberg, Public Works
that forward Land
ment; otherwise life would pass Americans present at of Sunshine. Brrrr.
a short period of time, three of Mail Clerk, who may leave us in
out in a few seconds. With the post.Shoitly I that We are glad to have Mr. F. D.
the men started to leave when a a very short time. guess
the
after ac
latest engine superchargeis, stuffing newspaper Fullerton of the -
formerly Army i
burst cf machine fire from the new men will have to carryon ,
gun Mr. and Mrs. .
count
it Is appealed,
air Into the cylinders, Engineers, in the
the two men set fire to the build- Stratton heard a foreign broad the best traditions of P-I withoutthe Architectural ,
interesting to note that no one group of the Design Section
really knows how far beyond 40- ing and the entire group was accounted cast and Pvt. Stratton was one of wisdom of the "first few. (
000 feet high-altitude fort- for. About that time a the men interviewed on that program Mystery of the week Is Ted Still waiting for the scoop we )
our The only band cf nearly 35 "Jerry sol Who said the Yanks aien't Sandler and his Civil Section real- promised last week. Seems as J
resses would
really go. down the street and not? though a certain party in the Ad- }
thing which holds them to ap- diers" came fighters? ly going to move upstairs or
.. this level is the hu- they too will no longer fight our A recent visitor in this shop was Hope he makes his decision soon, ministration building still won'ttalk t

.roxlmatelY -those who ,are Inside men. A German tank attracted the brother of Bill Schneider, who as the present tenants of the upper so no scoop. [
the plane to the scene of the fighting by the had just returned from duty on a deck have been contemplating Glad to see Lt. McCord back at I
PROPELLER SHOP gunfire, started towards the position Navy LST. which participated in his arrival for some time. Seemsas his desk at the Housing Office
Ora 1e Ubon of the two men so they fired the landings on the French const though there Is some sort of a after a ten day leave spent at

On "A" thift. little Jluthie bursts at the tank, destroyed their on D-Day. surprise In store for Ted and his Nashville Tenn.
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gatantamlommocmmaeaat3catara 4 The Word From Home
WELFARE Busy Telephone Seeking -

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i PRESENTS i ia Employees Here r 'J\. M '


",.. Da.aa eaeo, aaoeoavt m Are On The Bell"How S. t b- i.a

much does it cost to telephone
Ashtabula?" "I wonder
where my wife is, I told her I
would call at nine tonight." "Wow, r r
we just had a baby girl!" "I'm ik -
sorry the line is busy." "Mr. Horn- k4 P
schemeler, ready on your call to

Birdsnest, Virginia" r 4:
You guessed it the first time
this conversation to the sort of
thing which goes on all day long
I at Alexander Graham Bell's headquarters -
I in building 513 on Bis-
: cayne Ave. Here is located the
t \ I NATTC branch office of the South
I ern Bell Telephone and TelegraphCo i e far
The office is open from 0800to
2200 daily and there are twelve I
operators working in shifts. 1
V Long distant calls, we are told, I
are heaviest on Sunday between i
0800 and 1100 and on week days I
Joan Campbell between 1730 and 2030. During a'' I
Reputed to be one of the best normal day there are placed
stage shows on tour, the revue, through this office more than 120
"Breezing Along," shows at the long distance calls and while some l a 45 ? .
.. NATTC auditorium next Wednes- won't believe it, over 80 per cent -4 '
day at 1800 and 2000. This presen- of these calls are completed w ,
I
tation officially opens the big- The cities most frequently call-
' time eight-day Christmas Week ed are Chicago, New York and De- It doesn't have to be a holida--d"fon't even have to be evening-for men to flock to the NATTO I
entertainment program at the Center troit in that order. The office als) telephone branch office Look at the clock-it goes on like this all day long Sailors and Marine place ;
handles its share of foreign busi- their call all over the U. S., sometime span parts of the ocean to reach that Somt"onebn !Matters. I
"Breezing' Along stars are El- ness with rather frequent calls to Surprisingly!! ', 80 per rent of the calls placed are completed
mer Cleve. famous comedy xylo- Canada Bermuda and Porto Rico 1' -- ---
phonist; Joan Campbell, Broadway All foreign calls incidently must go FLASHES FROM HonoredComdr
.._ musical comedy favorite; The through New York City to be cleared NATTC Blasts
, Two Longs, sensational adagio bal- by the overseas operator. While WAVE BARRACKSMany I r
ancing act; The Strr Sisters, Hollywood pay day always stimulates the
tele-// sad faces are being worn War Bond Quota
I dancers; Betty Lou, acrobatic phone urge most of us still
:,. and precision' dancer; and nancially on our wives and possibly I lately due to the drastic change
Marilyn Keller said to be Elmer : our one and only inasmuch as more about of roommates rooms, and The personnel of NATechTraCen
Cleve: only rival. than two thirds of the calls placedare barracks. Barracks 52 is honored showed determination to back
An excellent movie schedule, one I made collect. I II with the presence of the dental themselves and make victory sure
of the best in many fortnights. I When it comes to hooting the and hospital corps girls and this by purchasing war bonds in ex-
t leads up to( the big holiday pro- breeze a "G I." from Savannah I really leaves No. 51 quiet and calm cess of the quota during the Pearl
gram. Showing tonight is "Something holds the record at our local I II' for the first time in weeks. Old Harbor Day campaign. The total
I
o for the Boys:' with Carmen talk dispensing. office. This!! "Joe" friendships were broken up even $52.056.25, is the largest amountever
Miranda a technicolor attraction I' talked to his girl in Savannahfor to the extent of a farewell note C bought during a War Bond
I! with comedy, music, dancing and a period of 74 minutes, All left in one of the rooms by two of drive at the Center.
singing. I we can say about this is that heapparently its former occupants. On the last day of the Campaign -
Judy Garland is on Friday in an- had some tall convincing FLASH bond sales started with,, an
other color splash Meet Me in St. to do. Then there is the Everything from a pair of baby earnestness that forecast the final
.. Louis." "Thirty Seconds Over I :Marine: who ran up a bill of panties to a diamond engagementring results, and interest was kept stim-
Tokyo," a dramatic and realistic S3 .t.) in calling a friend at were gift wrapped at the hos- ulated throughout the day by up-
story of the Doolittle bombing. Bridgeport, Conn. tess house this week by the to-the-minute reports of sales totals -
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starring Spencer Tracy and Van I As you might expect many WAVES The seaman who was over the stations public ad-
Johnson is scheduled Sundav eve- strange incidents occur at the exchange sending the ring to his girl won- dress system. As the total figures
ning. On Tuesday Humphrey Bo- but one of the best was dered if she would like it i but slowly but surely climbed nearer
the case of two J. C. Williams', who wouldn't* ). Gift wrapping is and nearer the goal an increasing -
no elation, both from the same done daily at the Hostess House crowd of bond buyers formed
town, but not knowing each other I and the auditorium. around the sales booth in Ship's
and calling the same town at the Service, and as each new total
time. You know the rest the CONGRATULATIONSCongratulations :
4 same h was announced surged forward to
calls were switched and for awhile j are in order for up the ante again.
things were "Janfu."( ?) Margaret Larsen. who is proudly I I Keen rivalry was shown by the
t Also, there was the night that a displaying a beautiful diamond different schools and departments
I sailor came in to put through a ring: on the third finger of her left Ronald I>. Higgins. during the period, and the final
call to what he thought was his hand Could it be that your Ma- TJ'sNK, who formerly commanded tabulation showed the AEM Schoolwas
I girl in New York City. A few rine is really getting serious, Mar- ed Jacksonville NATTC re- first in bonds bought, with a
minutes later another sailor garet ? ?
a came total of 586875. Second in totals
.6 m and asked the operator to placea NATTCen' going over the top ('("ntl'a") awarded the Legionof was TTH Di'ision1th 501250.
call with the same girl.A j in its recent War Bond Drive was :Merit at a Mediterraneanport. and third on the list was the Aviation
word to the wise! Despite the I in part due to the hard work of I He received the medal as Storekeepers School, who
fact that reduced rates are in ef- some of our WAVES in their the result of hU> services as commander bought bonds to the tune of
feet after 1800 daily and all day spare time. One of the best work- I of a beach assault group $381375:
Sunday and holidays the supervIsor ', ers was little Dottie Waldron who prior to and during the amphibious High individual total was divided -
of this branch office, Mr. L enticed customers with a jar of operations in Southern equally between two buyers
M Plummer suggests that Christ- olives. I France August.. who bought four $1.000 bonds each.
mas and other holiday calls be ROMANCE In spite of fewer personnel attached
L placed prior to the holiday to We send condolences to Zeimer says she will do better next time. I to NATechTraCen than
avoid disappointment because of j and Zanner whose steadies leave Bowling is still going full force during any of the previous War
+ Ella:: Raines the heavy telephone traffic on holidays the base this week. Sorry gals, each Monday night but because of Bond Campaigns, the total for
(parts latest, 'To Have and Have but that's what happens when you so many Jeaves the League has Pearl Harbor Day not only ex-
Not," is slated Bogart is at his' -'--M love a sailor. The far away look been dispensed with and individual ceeded the goal of 50000.00, but
best and teams with, the new feminine 1 1 NATTC Officers in Seaman Buchanan's eyes is due' bowling is taking its place. Mon- also surpassed the former high
star Lauren Bacall I I to the many phone calls from the day night results show Gertrude mark of $50,218.75 reached on the
The schedule at the NATTC I Receive PromotionsGet same fellow-Who could he be'? '? '? Zanner with the high game of the Independence Day campaign last
auditorium: PISTOL PACKING MAMAS I evening and also the top averageof July.
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Tonight, 1800, 3000, Somethingfor out your sun glasses! No, Annie Oakley has nothing on the season Others who area t In recognition of the response
the By, with Carmen Miranda we are not the local press agent the WAVES who went pistol shoot- discouraged but are a little be- made to the appeal to buy extra
for the Florida Chamber of Com- ing Saturday. The most bullseyeswere hind are Calhoun Coburn, and War Bonds the following message
Friday, 1115 5000, :Meet Me in merce, but we are just passing on scored by Seaman Shuer- Zeimmer. to NATechTraCen personnel was
St. Louis.," with Judy Garland. the word that there is gold i issued B Lynch
more man who is a baker by trade but Time is drawing h for our by Captain Joseph
Saturday 1800, 2000, Enter braid around as a result of the might change due to Saturday's leaves to commence, so this is CommandingOfficer..
Arlene Lnpon, with Ella Raines. ALNAV last week Now wearingtwo results. Running her a close race anonymously yours signing off for "In the Navy Pearl Harbor Day
Sunday, 1500.: A Night to Ketnember stripes are C. M. Gore andJ. was Seamen Redman Brooks this season. Here's wishing you a War Bond Campaign just concluded
with Loretta Young! M Whitson attached to the King. R Lai be. and Sp Scott Merry Christmas and a Very Hap- personnel of NATechTraCenhave
Sunday, 1800, 2000 Thirty Seconds Mess Halls, C. C. Seely and R. F. Ensign Fredsall held her own but py New Year! again given a concrete dem-
Over Tokyo, with Spencer Dixon of the Aviation Fire Con- -- onstration of their intention to
Tracy and Van Johnson trol School, F. G. Uhrig of the make victory sure You have ex-
Monday. 1800. 2000, Once Upon Dental Corps, L F. Gould of the Students "Tune Up"It ceeded your goal in extra bory-.,
a Honeymoon, with Ginger Roger Medical Corps, C. C. Kelley attached and have backed the attack w-f: .
I to Physical Training, R A $52,056.25 Navy Fighting Dolla).." .
Tuesday, 1800, 2000 To Have Campbell Public Works Offitei To all Marine Naval and Civilian
and Hate Not with HumphreyRogpart. and E. B Orem of the Public Relations personnel who, have made this
Office. achievement possible the Com
Wednhwday, 1800, 2000, JJrrez-. Our new one and one-half strip- manding Officer extends his sincere -
Ing Along l evue. ers are a Wave, M A. Bruechertof congratulations."
,
---- -- Personnel f ----
the Office, E. O 1 F
t Phillips, E. D. Wells and N. L. Weds
Dentist Scoops Cup Schoenhals of the Aviation Electrician Miss Hutto

'There must be something more Mates School, %V. H. Likins Raymond Kienenan
in a dentUt life than merely attached to Aviation Ordnance Officers .
pulling teeth and apparently some School and S. B Arnold of Miss Margaret Carolyn Hutto
... dentists are able to get the molars the Aviation Radioman School. and Raymond W. Kienenan S2c.
out in such a painless fashion Gunner E H Baird was promoted were married in the Chapel last
that they still have friends. to Chief Gunner. He is at- Saturday afternoon at 4.00: P. M.
We have in mind Lt. George tached to the Aviation Fire Con- ''I W 4 h Miss Hutto is the assistant librarian -
W. Whitby who was detached last trol School for NATTC and came here
week from NATTC to report to : six months ago from Dat-lington.
not attend, but the cup was accepted S C. Kienenan is a movie operator
_- ,_ Camp LeJeune, N. C. Dr. Whitby
who has been an active memberof in his! behalf by his Rood ,' at the New Auditorium.
friend, "Andy" Oakley, baseball attended
the Holy Cross College Alumni They were by Lloyd
Club of New York City, was chos- coach of Columbia University Rodgers. CSpA( ), and Mrs. Rodgers -
# The bride was given away
en as the outstanding member of ""
the club for 1941 and on the nightof Il-Legal Matter 1 by her father, Mr. G. Radcliff._ ..
who with Mrs. Radcliff, came frotK
4 December was to have received When we were proud civilians
at a banquet in his honor, tolling in an office there was 1. Olson AOMSe: : C. W Jennej S/Sgt., and M Kheisn. \OM3c. Darlington__ for the wedding..1)
a silver cup awarded annually to. that dumb steno who insisted on Mtuue" up" a few :3.0 sail 8.::; rockets b>' way of practice at the --v---
the club member who had done. telling us about the lawyer who advanced ordnance .danl.. AU hands have the opportunity| to learn There are two kinds of people in
the most for the college. :. .1'\ i sat up all night trying to break awidow' the latest "wrinkles' in the new' ordnance with the goal In mind I the Navy-enlisted people and peo-
1 Unfortunately Dr.' Whitby.ceuld I will., ..' to- make things less and lees comfortable for the ple with clothes that fit.r .
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L ImmmnmmmQQOmmemmaommooa M. A. D. |19 Well Known Radio Comedian Hollywood !




: Ramblings f fJSniQGQQQBQaBnnQQunnnnnai Singing Star Feature Holiday Program NATY enI


-- -- ---- Gracie Barrie and Harry Savoy, -- '
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who will bring holiday cheer herein I $# 411eu

By Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr. the feature preeentation of the ,

Hearty congratulations to the NATTC Christmas! week entertainment -

following) men who were last week program, are nationally famous s ee ,
t
who have coveredthe
promoted to: performers

Technical Sergeant EverettW. big league entertainment field

Womble, Joseph C. Killough, J. from the vaudeville stage, hotels
Woodall Norman theatres and clubs to Broadway
,
B.
C. Ball, Horace and Hollywood. I Jly M. I* Kestenbamn, AOMlc #
J. Follls, Sr. Staff Sergeant
'. Wm. R. Gaudreau Thomas W. Miss Barrie, sweet-voiced sing- Although engulfed in routine
Clarence ing star will come here from New tr duties all departments, managedto
J>pew, Wm. G. Woodall, :
York where she recently concludeda
A. Reynolds Dan Ferezan, Wm. keep a steady spotlight on the
A. Gardner Blair L. Ratliff, Peter long engagement at the Roxy 25th of December, as the holiday

A. Bellanl, Wilbur Franks, George I Theater. Savoy, a "zany" type w spirit spreads a blanket over fill)

:M. Holloway, Jack p Oenning. Ser- comedian who made the big jump NATTC A quick muster callj

geant John O. Brown, Vernon from vaudeville to radio replaced in and out the schools! and we
Abbott and Costello on the Camel
Edward hear that- .
Hammer, James S. Aversano,
J. Bukoski, Frank W. Mer- program during the summer! aa AEM SPARKS

ritt. Corporal Larry Scarbor-I months! Unit I Joins in Congrats" for lad-
Mlwt Barrie head
ough, Reginald W. Shultz. and Savoy der climb of Lt. the cast!! of the stage show which
Schoenhals who advanced from
------ i will put on two performances<<
Ensign, Lt ( jg) Schoenhals continues -
Pfc.'a'R Clemens Vernier denies at 1800 and 2000 on the Mage of i xr.
at reliable helm job. .
that his middle name has any : the NATTC auditorium, Friday, 4
Also advancement ladder went
with the beloved author I 22 Dee. up
.connection II I u. J, C Ball who now wears! Tech-
Samuel Clemens I Mark I I This is the feature of big time
Sarge stripes! of Marine Corps. .
Twain. Vernier, the quiet pipe eight-day entertainment party, I Ii + Add to new crew members -

smoking type, is putting in some tirade Barrie i party, which starts Wednesday Harry Savoy Charles! W. Cable, FlcEM( ) (,tYounl"'stown
hours at the post 20 Dec. with the of one
hard working I appearance
Ohio, and A, Maiee-
rush Al- of the best road shows tour, and
the Holiday on
office during I
co. Flc( EM ) of New York. .
Citation Is Awarded
though he's of French extraction, Paper Clips To ends on Wednesday, 27 Dec., when i! Eyes! on the leave calendar
traditional Bohumir Kryl and his famous all-
he Jacks the temperament
To Richard llartinI William H. Stoffers, Sic and W.R. .
of the average Frenchman girl symphony give two concerts of
I' Christiansen, AEM3c, both
Always! cool calm and collected, PB4YMaterial light classics and popular music. Richard H. Martin, Jr., AOMlc planning': homeward treks! to Milwaukee -

"" rtn'h)'" plays an important role A special program has. been ar- USN, recently was awarded a Wis.-and Robert Hopper -
I
drama of directing ranged for Christmas eve, two or I:
In the hustle-bustle Presidential Unit Citation for his
Gets It ': S2c, heading for Cincy. Ohio,
mail to anxious Dept. three outstanding motion
Christmas I pictureswill service as a member of Bombing, while A. Gonzalez F2cEM( ), will
marine buddies be obtained for other dates, I II Squadron 104-a PB4Y Squadron'
I make a visit to Cal. .
"'here can we obtain an under- I and the jive enthusiasts will have I which rendered daring pioneer 'I sunny
of week
Question the -"Does Mr.
slung':, two way, plush-covered, air I their fling on Thursday Dec. 21, service in the early stages of the
wellmdf'r
who stands know who had the
lad Long
Another up conditioned, free wheel I rasp
radio operated when Tony Pastor and his swing- Pacific war.Martin I "
\ pressure is Corporal Don- silent super-charged, rat- stern give out with two shows. The last ? Personality! of the week-
now is attached to the I
NCOIC of the M. A. I Marine Ball assistantto
ald McClung, ?" Tech-Sarge" ,
trap
Welfare Department under LL
I Aviation Fire Control School at
D. Message Center. He and his O-in-C. who does capable taskin
Off hand you might consider Comdr. Carl Schmitt is-in chargeof
NATTC. A native of Minden, La,
crew Pfc's R. E. Jones, Floyd performing daily duties.! He
this
to be an unreasonable the
request eight-day
-
program. he enlisted In June of 1941.
Lon f'nbaugh: and Pvt's Arthur but to Lt. R. E. Gresimer it NATTC movie fans will easily II hails from Rouston, La. Familyis
'' -- --
Rarick and Adrian Follett. clear is just another routine problem.Lt. recognize Gracie Barrie as she has ; completed with charming': wife

and deliver all inter-squadron I Gresimer is the material of- appealed in a number of Hollywood Jap Defeat Seen and baby. Fishing, coin collecting,
messagesincluding several dally I and a superior! aptitude at checkers -
ficer of NATTC and
has the responsibility -, musical comedies, including\ "Foot-
trips to the Mainside In addi- : of Year After rounds out his portrait.
obtaining all the light Parade, in which she co- GermanyCHINA
there's the mimeographing From Unit Three Lots of
tion to that, equipment and supplies used in starred with Dick Powell. She also gear
stapling, etc, of all marine this command. Believe it or not appeared in Gf'orge"hlte's (CNS)-M Gen. AlbertC. arriving': in the dept. has made

bulletins and orders. Office these items include everything "Scandals," with Rudy Vallee; Wedemtyer, newly appointed way for lots of practical work
supplies of various descriptionsare from commander of American forces in and high commendations fiom.
paper-clips to a PB4Y and "The Show Is On, with Beatrice
issued from the this theater and chief of staff to AEM's just returned from
and
stored thus far the material departmenthas Lille: and "Ciazy With the Heat," o\ei-
Center. Space in this column does been securing on the averageabout ;: with Willie Howard Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, seas. From Unit Five -

not permit a complete picture of 7 500 different items a year Savoy reached the top via the expects Japan's defeat within Chiefs Zimmershead and Honeck
the myriad of activities and responsibilities air lane After a tour of Army about a year from the time the doing 40 task with Unif officeisEns

resting upon the and Navy baM In the I*. S., he struggle in Europe ends. Bninson and Ens. 'Dix in
broad shoulders of Corporal Mc- was piling vaudeville In Philadelphia "But," he adds. "everyone serving; 45: aircraft for operations.Marine ',

Clung and his staff. It should be -x when Ted Collins manager thought the war in Europe wouldbe Sgt. Reynolds doing

noted however that the Message and discoverer of Kate over this year and it may run okay with well organized pUlp

Center boys are handling a big Smith, caught his act into early next summer." i I course. Ens. Dix, USN, assistant -

and often nf'n'e-wracklng job efficiently XXt Impressed H'ith Harry's original r unit officer, hails from Pacific

and smoothly in the best fleet with lots of Navy behind -
type of comedy, Collins put him on MONTPELIER Vt ICNS-A) years :
Marine Corps! manner. him.
the Kate Smith radio piogram. Vermont resident rf'cf'nUy1O'In an
I Add to "Stork Club"-InRtE.m,
After only eight appearances, Savoy amateur contest in a local theaterby
New in Hq. Sqd. as of 2 Decem- (, M clicked so sensationally that playing "When Irish Eyes! Are ''AMMl(', with a female mollification -
in Twas farewell
It-r, is Sgt. William F. Pennlman he was signed for his own commercial Smiling" on his! wife's head witha family.
I II
: to Navy for ACMM George Allison \ -
The roey cheeked, prematurely I show, replacing Abbott and spoon. '
prey Sergeant stands at least! six I Costello on NBC during the sum Jr, recently given over-age

feet four and has a solid build mer. ; survey Allison was World War I
I. NEW BOOKS IN THE vet and had already worn Naxy
I
10 go with It. He's easily the biggest -4w !
Before I NATTC LIBRARY togs for two years of this modem
man in the area joining -
PORTLAND Ore (CNS) A : conflict George has! a on. asecond
the marines, Penniman was '
stout climbed into streetcar FICTION:
woman a class AOM
serving; overseas -
with the State Department in 1 I, Keep! River, bv Ht-niltlta Buckmater -
handed
and the driver two carrier
on duty
Venezuela and prior to that, an "
tickets. "I weigh 481 pounds! I Dell en His Trail b>' John and Ward SKV VIEWS
actor and theatrical producer He she explained, "and I take two HawkingGn .
up With the formation of Class!
recently' became the father of twin th. the story' c>f a row horse b>
seats L. D SueetmonMaglr S-12 last Monday there were ir-
does
toys (Just naturally everything -
of Limping John, by Frank eluded two arrivals from Brazil :
in a big way), and looks Good 1 >n. '
forward to his family's joining him SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) Rocky Mountain Ranker b'UJlam Clifton C. Owen SKV2C. from

here as soon as possible. Sergeant I Lightning struck twice for unhappy Marshall Rush I Amapa and Peter J. Coppi. SK3('.
Ftnniman enjoys! LatinAmericanmusic I ', n William Santoc-Barboza two MIN-Flt'MON So Think! the: Fog b>" C. F. Slew art, I (ism Recife. Twas adieu tt

but is not at all adverse to Chief lion and Lt. Greimer weeks after his completion of a I Amcilca and Two Wan, bv PexteiFeikln I C. E. Johnson ACMM and C D.
I in draft1Ot..1gf'r. I *. Hyde. ACMM. who were transferred .-
lending a rich bass-baritone! to the two-year stay jail as a
In terms of dollars! and cents Caesar and Chilst by Will Durant.
, < William was! arrested' for duty elsewhere onI
baiber that echoes '
shop harmony ,
I V\ e Stood Alone bj DoiolhAdams
this amounts to four mil-
through the venerable halls of I roughly again-on the same charge. I Tieott POM bt Hjiilett Abend I Continual on Page Twelve
lion dollars or a pretty tidy sum.
-- -
Barracks 59 most any hour of day : --

or mght Swell to have him aboard. i i Obviously does not the endeavor material to department carryon Practical Training For Students

hand all the thousands of thingsfor
Until next Thursday then, chin !
which there be !tG;,
might a request -
Fidel, and keep that
Semper
wp.
. but it does maintain '
size
I I !! a : < x
old smile smilm'! .
--. -- _._- able warehouse in Building 550
Here Chief Storekeeper E A

O-In-C Tens PoemTo I Hon and his staff are able to fill '

any normal request and a good
personnel of the AEM and portion of the calls! for the unusual -

Aviation Pilot's Schools from the The most frequent calls are t

fficer-in-charge<< of these schools: II for cleaning gear and the amountof r

"If Longfellow were here I am steel wool soap and bright

sure that he I polish used is enough to keep a r R 1S

"Could say this much more eloquently fair sire city spic and span. :

In addition to the problem of I (

"But I will try to express my satisfying': the material wants of >, 1 r

thanks to all you good the schools, departments and divisions II a L a

American Yanks it is Lt. Gre,imer's job to I

," "For you bought bonds and you dispose of excess! or obsolete equipment I '
ti bought a lot, t" r 1'i
and this is handled largely: 0
' '*'To make our quota go over the the t Jtra
'fli.. through; Supply Departmentat I t '
if'l tcp.So Main Side. NATechTraCom i' 11 St

Chicago, and Buaer in Wash ,
k I w'isb you joy and I wish you I ington. There is also the problemof 2 a

cheer and redistribution of equipment and

"::' "I hope that come another year supplies within our own commandA : /

r'." ,. "We'll have our long sought peace recently added phase of the
.'
at last Material Department is a laundiv

"And World) War II a thing of which is used for washing" rags

the past. Due to the fire hazard created bv

"So thanks to you again and again dirty and oily rags; it was! the general -

"Merry Christmas to" 'all, goodwill ; practice to dispose of them

toward men. but with the aid of an overgrown

----- --- home washing-machine" a water f fM

extractor and a dryer these" used
"Here's your laundry, pallor, all
rags are cleaned over and over
wrapped up in a nice package.
"Thanks!, but what', in this other again which incidentally has resulted -
package?" in a substantial!' financial

paving." 1r
"The buttons.
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WAVE Y3c:-"These sailors are Chief Monte-"What became e>four

all alike." mascot 'Butch' Sailor-taifentg/ are shown hard at work at tM 'J'yrf'flelt'e' plant In Jacksonville where a new NATTO

WAVE Sic:-"Sure, that's why Mu2c:_"}le was left at the itnlt has here net up, the AirplMt,. Tire Repair and Remapping School The Tyrceoks Company furn-

". we go for them." poet" hJreet lac-lOt. cad ln.truc< 'ra without eo t to the the Navy
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Page Twelve N TT J AIR'' TI 14 December, 1944




Air Raiders Navy Scores Over Army Local Boxers Batter Blanding] ; .




: Meet Glynco a an Slate Matches With Orlando \


t Here FridayThe 1 ,}


St. Augustine CoastGuard MI I And Avon Park Army FightersKeen

quintet defeated the \irKalderx

1 50 to 43, in a return
I
game here Tuesday night. | anticipation probably is not one of the virtues of the

Camp Blanding boxers, who are awaiting a return match':'

NATTCs Air Raiders, u h.) with the red hot NATTC ring team there on 22 Dec.

cracked their defeat jinx with a Especially may this be true in the case of the three soldier

59 point splurge Monday night, art' mitters who took a 10-count in the first round as the result
.
hoping to add another scalp to I of flying NATTC fists.

' their collection tomorrow nightp" I ,e All of which is supposed to bea I
when they meet the Glynco (Ga.1) e subtle introduction to the an- speedy middleweight and a mem-
I ber of last spring's team; and Jack
NAS quintet at the gym. The tilt I nouncement that the veteran Zoller hard hitting southpaw

will start at 2000. NATTC boxing team whipped the weighing 142.Evensen .
out of the
daylights Blanding
Raiders lost took a close verdict
The slow starting
fighters at the new auditoriumlast
over Sam Maltempo, 182-pound
their first four games by narrow Friday night.
Blanding ace, in one of the best
59 to 37 triumph
IL margins before their I The locals matches
Cecil Field five here won, eight clashes on the card. Ramoth show-
over the to one, to successfully open their ed fine form In the final two

Monday.The winter' campaign, picking light up rounds to decision another Army,
Raiders went down before where they left off last Spring star, Phil Sladovitch 156. ..
.the St. Augustine Coast Guard when they defeated leading service Thomas resealed a dartingleft ..

.team there a week ago Wednesday, teams in the southeast to claim the jab In outbo\lng Don The-
. 63 to 56, and lost to the Jacksonville regional team title and achieve len, 130: and Zoller gate Soldier
Coast Guard here last Friday prominence in the national serv- Kay Mt-rcato, 138, a terrific

t 43 to 47. I ice picture.In pasting and had his foe staggering -
The Raiders, undoubtedly a better addition to the return go at the closing bell.
't team than their one victory and I with nianding, the NATTC ring- Blanding's only triumph was recorded .
four loss record indicates, have r sters have four other matches! by Phil Francisco 150 in
scored a total of 233 points against slated' with other duels likelyto a close decision over Student A. W.
231 for their five opponents. be lined up. The locals will meet Fox who weighed six pounds less.

." Clint Taft, Roy Lester and Tex Alabama Dubose, hard hitting light heavyweight. eyes his pros- the the Orlando Air Base boxers and The NATTC victory was also a
Avon Park soldier
Washington were the big guns fightersIn triumph for Lt. Roy Womach of
trate opponeut in the match last week against Camp Ulanding. Du home-and-home
against Cecil Field, notching 16. hose dropped his foe, Soldier Wally Oqulewitz, IS'!. In one minute engagementsduring ; the Physical Training Department
14, and 12 points respectively. The and 23 seconds of the first round as the NATTC boxing team outclassed date January and February.The who, with but four members of last
; locals slapped the basket for 36 the Ulanding matters, eight matches to one. have not. yet been decided Springs team again on hand, apparently -
points In the final half after lead- upon. has molded another out
ing 23-16 at intermission. Harley With veterans 0\ ast Spring's standing club.
Collins, ace pointmaker, who suffered Basketball In Spotlig-ht-As -ee team showing the way, NATTC The bouts were witnessed by a
I I
blasted the Blanding representatives crowd at the auditorium
a sprained ankle in the Jax capacity ,
tilt, did not play.A Intra-Center Leaques Open Plav In no uncertain manner. which included Captain J. B.
Three first round kayos, a second
I Lynch, Commanding NATTC. Four
Coast Guard center,
towering Basketball will take over in full round TKO, and four decisionswere Jacksonville men officiated. Hous-
:
four inches over six feet,
standing force at NATTC next week when recorded by the Training
ton Jones was the referee, and
for both
,. was largely Raiders'responsible defeats last three intra-center leagues are NATTC NewsreelContinued Center glovers, who quickly wrap- Ross Frazer, Nat Shorstein and:
of the Air
; scheduled to begin play. ped up the match by winning five Sam Bergman were the judget.OFFICERS' : .
week. From Page Eleven of the first six bouths.
The three loops will be the AEM
: The lad's handle is Gifford Roux, Eddie Barnett
I League, composed of eight teams: NATTC. Both chiefs were Charlie Dedmonand
and he covers a lot of territory, I Alabama Dubose were the BOWLING
the Schools made of
League
playing for both the St. Augustine up from original staff that came from three boys whose expert ring abil-
10 teams, and the Ship's Company
and Jacksonville Coast Guard Alameda, Calif. Holbrook limited LEAGUE STANDINGS
League, with 10 to 12 entries. George ity their workouts to a
teams. In the St. Augustine tilt matter of seconds.
SKVSc and friend Ed
are
there 6 Dec., Roux provided 26 of Teams in the AEM Schools top performers when it comes to Barnett, stellar lightweightwho TTRsm- 10. 2

his team's 63 points. Leagues will be represented by making fires in fireplaces. has whipped some of the TTT 9 3
student barracks, while the Ship'sCompany best in this ditislon AEM 6 6
The Air Raiders made their best TURRET TIDBITS pros beat AfX C 6
circuit will di-
showing against the St. Augustinefive go by par for the course by stopping PT&NV 5
which is the strongest team visions. If a dozen entries are madein "Ack-Ack" Johnson, AOMlcT( ), Soldier Armond Romano, 115, TTU 0 12
they have met this season. Collins the Ship's Company loop, the father of two youngsters, takes in one minute and eight seconds
I.AST F
Nf ;
turned in a sensational performance league will beb divided into two pleasure in minding babies at after the opening| bell. Two 6'180TTT _2320TTH

in the last half notching 16 six-team groups.Lt. Ship's Service while many parentsdo crushing right crosses to the 5GQ 50 603-1674
(jg) Don Christiansen of the their Xmas shopping."Salty" . button and
points. He had a total of 19 pointsfor a right to the body TTF 789 799 !BOS-239ft
the game, followed closely by Physical Training Department, Moore, Jr., AOMT)2cT ( ) did the trick. ADO 6505 750 6' 2-2002
Lester, who swished the basket who is arranging the schedules, an- ( ), after securing flight-time, Dedmon, a smart featherweight, PT&W 763 780 736-2279!
with eight field goals and a foul nounced that the Ship's Company seen purchasing campaign rib- opened the show by putting Tony AEM 666 65J 7 '}-2HW

toss for 17. Washington and John- teams will play on Monday and bons. Add to Stork Club- Cornetti, 135 to sleep in a minute High game, nitcheson, TTT 223
ny Bittner also played fine floor Tuesdays, AEM on Wednesday, and Ens. A. B. Mather with male modi- and a half. Dedmon displayed a High series, Schmltt. PT&5il

.1 games. Washington gathered nine the Schools on Thursday. Initial fication to family. Ens. Old- solid left hook and a potent right High Individual averages: Miller.
points and Bittner eight. games are slated for next Mondayat father, required aid of his "tin- that gavo him a sharp attack to go AOO. 165; ONelll\ TTF. 160; Dlx,
the gym. benders" to remodel bowling alley with his ring craftsmanship.Dubose AEM 151; runson, AE\f. 148; Da\l-
The Air Raiders were somewhat son, AOO and Mahar TTF, 116.
surprised when they took the floor Game times will be 1700, 1800, -resulting 1n his 227 score. 174, scored the third
the Jacksonville Coast 1900 and 2000. Two 15-minute Question Dept.-"Why is Hartfiel, NATTC kayo when he iced Wal- Team averages: TTF. 714: TTT; 726,
Guard against team Friday and found halves will be played, and squadswill AOMT)3c( making daily trips to lace Oqulewitz 182, in exactly 82 AOO, 719.; PT&W. 606.; AEM. 603.;! TH,

Roux and another St. Augustinestar be limited to 10 men. Jewelry stores ?" "Sleepy" Lee, seconds. A left hook was the fin- 500. -'-'-
I AOMT)3c( one of the depts., isher after Dubose had batteredhis -
Ralph Pink, decked out in Eight AEM barracks will enter
southern does most of his with Specific
opponent hard
reps. rights. Alabama's -
the Jacksonville team's uniforms. teams in the AEM circuit. Prob-
conversing by mail. Virginia victory was the fifth for SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTHWEST .
"Do we have to play those guys able entries in the Schools Leagueare "
Walle, S2c, Wave "turret-res, the Training Center and clinchedthe PACIFIC.-As
a. native in
every game, a Raider remarked.As SK-V, two teams; Fire Control I
could be expected local team officials School, two teams; AOMB( ) ; keeps dept. guessing. match. the Dutch East Indies watched an
'. were none too pleased over AOMT( ), two teams; Automatic A.F.C. RAMBLINGS Al) Sinibaldi, 183, registeredthe amphibian brigade engineer push

the use of the ringers.As Pilot School, two teams; and an Addition to Wave staff have I TKO over Soldier John down trees with a bulldozer, he

it turned out, the two St. M. A. D. student team. we in Catherine Cottrell, S2c. O'Shea, 190. Sinibaldi, formerlightheavyweight was asked to compare the jungle
champion of fighting of the Allies to that of
TTD-1, last season's
,
champion Question Dept.-"Where's
the your
Augustine players won
game :Sew
will to defend ?" England, pounded the Army the Japanese. "Aussie, him good
for the Jax team. Between them, attempt its laurelsin Buick convertible, Petterson "
they totaled 17 points in the two the Ship's Company loop. Other Congrats on ladder climb to Lt. and heavyweight lefts and with the well stiff rights jungle fighter, he answered "Jap,
batteredO'Shea
quarters they played and Roux divisions entering teams will be Dixon, 0 in C. of MK18 phase. had him good jungle "fighter. Americancome

scored the winning points in the TTX, TTS TTP, TTB, TTA-1, TTF, Add to Cupid's toll-Leo second round.enough In 1:5'i of the jungle go.

closing seconds when he sank a TTM, TTG and TTT. Harsky, AOMlc, just married. Winning decisions for
NATTC SK3c-"Gosh I've
been advised
just
free throw. The Raiders held a -- Mary Gudgell, Wave AFC'er, Norman
were Evensen highly regarded that I'm going to get a
commission
21-11 lead until the two Ancient Insists there are no pockets in a "
Praises in
Capt. Lynch prospect pro heavy- .
stars entered the Wave Blue Jacket.
City game. weight ranks; Buddy Thomas 152, BM2c:-What a break! All I
Len Williams, a set shot artist, Gridders At BanquetMembers AOM BORESIGHTINGS'Twas smart pro fighter; Billy Ramoth, get is a straight salary."
was high man, tallying 14 points a climb up the advance-

for the Coast Guard. Lester led the the NATTC of Football the four Conference teams in ladder for Lt. (Jg) Rhudy. Sinibaldi Back InAction
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Air Raiders with 13, followed by Worthwhile mentioning is early return -
Bittner with 10, and Collins with 9. who bit dust a good part of the from leave of S2c G. E. Chap-
season, bit into a delicious turkey I !
who made arrival here two
pell,
dinner at a post-season banquet ,
COPIf'rT before muster due I ,
JUlIe 'J;nt, staged in their honor here last days was t
} KANSAS CITY Police, reluc- week. Also just back is E. A. Johnson

tantly, have turned cow and pig- About 100 players from the S2c, from homeward trek to Mich

boy. Recently a stock truck and a four teams-AEM, M.A.D., ARM-I igan. Class G-ll boasts loudlyof Yt a
passenger car collided. For two AOM and Ship's Companywerepresent their future as super-or nanee-
days disgruntled police chased 58 and heard brief addressesby men. They all place their
pigs and 48 calves before they got Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding faith in ability of Sam ( Hollywood -

them corralled. Then another stock NATTC; Lt. Col. W. T. Evans ) Klaus, AOM1c, who hflp.s

truck hit another passenger car. Commanding ?M.A.D., and Lt. them with all problems.
This time 14 cows and 38 calves I George Sauter, O-in-C of AEM QUIPS AND COUNTER QUIPS wr

went mooing and bawling in all School. They're talking around NATTY 1

directions. Last report, three Captain Lynch praised the players about the very devoted Naval
calves and several policemen's for their sportsmanship, their Academy football fan who Wagered -
tempers are still missing. spirit of teamwork and their determination five bucks that Navy would
in- sticking out the sink Army in their recent \'ldlron

Double Trouble season. The players provided classic. After the game wa <>vet ie
LOS ANGELES.-Elmoad and gridiron entertainment for hun- (Army the victor 23-7)), he rushrii

Eric Clark, identical twins from dreds and hundreds of sailors and helter-skelter to a theatre V.NM,

Danville, N. Y., have fought the Marine fans at NATTCLt. a newsreel cinema of the tuu .

war practically as one person. They (Jg) Don Christiansen of wan being previewed; stopping
are both privates, and they've the Physical Training Department I only long enough while enrout t"
both seen service in the South Pa- who supervised the league, presided -I the theatre to place another n\.'
cific. Now they're both headed for / as master of ceremonies and dollar wager that Navy would

Rhodes hospital in Utica N Y. announced that members of the whip Army. That was quite an s '" e.. ?
They both have the game disability championship AEM squad will be I interesting article that the Florin

a skin disorder awarded individual gold footballsof Times Union, the local Jax pap*'r. ::. J
% watch charm! size, bearing the printed. It read-"Each year one u '

t Student: "Why didn't I make a inscription. "N A T T C Champs million Americans disappear mys-
100 in my history test ?" 1944." teriously from their homes due to
Teacher: "You remember the Also present were Captain Fred amnesia, boredom, debt, ennui Al Sinibaldi, NATTC heavyweight and former pro ace, displays
question, "Why did the pioneers go Frink of M.A.D. Lt. Roy Womachand wanderlust, or wife naggin ." a defense here to go with Ills patent attack. Al evades n left tossed
Into the wilderness?" Welt : Lt. (Jsr) Ceorge Fry of the (Hmm-evidently the TimesUnion 1 by Holdier.'Iohn O'Shea In the match with Camp handing, Al won

p neck," isn't the right answer" 01'' VM 1 Training Department forgets ye ole draft board!) easily by a TKO in the second round.r .






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