Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 21, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 2, No. 40 r 21 December, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU.



Variety Show For Merry Xmas From Deanna Durbin !'Kiddies{ Eagerly

Entertainment Of (I Await Santa And

Men' Friday Night Party On Sunday

Everything From Beautiful Bewhiskered Gent SlatedTo

Belita To Grunt and Groan' Arrive by Plane and

Artists Will Appear Here Distributes His Gifts

Topped by Belita, interna- Bowing to modern modes of

tional ice-skating star and : travel, and foregoing his

ballerina, an all-star cast will i 4 ; ylk usual reindeer-powered sleigh

highlight the 1914 Christmas in favor of a fast Navy plane,

Smoker to be held tomorrow (Id St. Nick will swoop out of
evening at the Mainslde Audito- the sky at 1400 Sunday to touch
rium. off the Annual Children's Christ.
The smoker, expected to be c me mas Party to be held at the Main.I .
of the brightest events on the I side Auditorium.First .
Christmas entertainment calendar Santa will fly over the
here, will get underway at 10,0;; auditorium, dipping his wings and
with Billy Reed acting as master i gunning his motor to let the kiddies -
of ceremonies. The presentationwill I 4 C know that he is on his way.
include singers dancers, comedians I i After landing, he will travel by
and wrestlers, a stii -stud- I jeep I to the main entrance of the
ded array of talent to satisfy the : ,I auditorium where the children will
most discriminating audienci I be on hand to greet him.
Belita, recognized as the I ; No concessions' to modernismwill
worlds outstanding feminine rf be made in Santa's garb, lie
figure skater, and also as one of f Y will wear the traditional red suit
Yzw; urope't: most graceful ballet + trimmed in white, and his long,

, ....... dancers, has Just returned from flowing$ beard will put old Rip
: Hollywood where! she appearedin Van Winkle to shame.
the Monogram picture, With the youngsters followingat
'; 'IVvnce. Lady Dance," with his heels, Santa will proceedto
:fr-. Trick and Track, James Llllson, the stage and the party will get
. ,..:. and Walter Catlett. Her screen underway. A Juggler and a magician
r debut was made with Kenny I will entertain the guests with
, l t Ilaker. Patricia Morison, and 1 : tricks and illusions. Then a spe-
rick and Track, in another t y tA cial movie program will be shown
Monogram production, "Silver N The Commandant's Band, under
Skates." In her performance here the direction of Chief Musician: P.
Belltn will\ be assisted bv Robert P. Bennett, will lead the children
Specht, ice-skating/ star of the y in Christmas Carols Capt. H E,
I Ice Follies. Regan, commanding officer of the
::- Jimmy Edmondson Professor SV. Jacksonville Naval Air Station,
Backwards, has just finished tour- p Y will welcome the youngsters with
Ing with George White's Scandals words of greeting And then comes
A comedian of note, he does one the biggest treat of alL Everyone -
of the most unusual acts in the will be given a bag of nuts
entertainment world. and fruit, and then the gifts will
In addition Llppincott the mas- be distributed-each age group receiving -
ter magician: Blanche Harbison: $ presents according$ to their
the gal who really sings the blues: ; : tastes.
Bobby Doyle, the Navy's Frank w To top off the fertilities, all
Sinatra: and Billy Tucker, "jug- ;. t r the children will be escorted to
.,. gler supreme," will be featured a > the main station galley where
Your own Billy Reed, former gag the refreshments are to be sere
.: writer for Bob Hope, who has a ed. The goodies! include Christ.mas .
Some months ago this picture of Deanna Durbin came from Hollywood to the J\\ AIR NEWS office -
lot of Jokes left over from theone.3 punch, layer cake) Chrvtt-
"What a nice l'hrioltmakturo that gill make." we thought Then, as Is often the case, the space I
Santa left in his stocking mas Brownies, fancy l ice cream,
problem arose, and we didn't know whether we could get It in or not-but here it Is! and we think )'ou'U
last year. will emcee the festivities assorted nuts and hard candies,
agree that it mikes nice Christmas present for Deanna'fans,
and milk, and coffee.
For the' wrestling, promoter Chairman of the Christmas Par-
George: Romanoff of Jacksonville Yale President Backs Remember WAC Private StandsIn ty is Comdr, R. R Marken, senior
is bringing to the air sta- chaplain of NAS Jacksonville.
GI Training For All I For Laraine Day
tion thl'of his top-notch -
grapplers Committee members who are plan.
e are obliged to depopulate: o*>
The 1I.r'tterlou'4Ir: \, 2iO NEW HAVEN, Conn (CNS- put of our mission of pre.ervhng ROMULUS AIR FIELD, Mich. ning$ the event include:
pound husky will mat the station's President Charles Seymour of I the German population shall I (CNS)-Pvt. Polly Oiloth 3rd Ferrying Purchasing-Lt. Comdr. JOt

one fall.popular one Nick hour Carter time limit in a, Yale, In his report to the University hate to develop a technique of depopulttlon I Group, WAC Detachment, Adams, Mrs. H E, Regan, Mrs.' \
I the removal of J. B. Lynch (NATTC), Mrs. W.
'1 match. nt"Ct'ntiv.Ir.; \ held the 's alumni, advocates "a systemof entire racial units And that is appears: in the movie "Women'sArmy M Sheppe (N. Hoap), Mrs John

present champion, Texas Babe required military training for what' I Intend to carry out-that, ," starring Lana Turner, Raby, Mrs R. R. Marken.
aud Mitirkey has ,jet to to a be one defeated! hour In draw the, all able-bodied young men," in roughly, i* mj task. Nature I* Susan Peters and Laraina Day. Program Lieut R. T, FoM '

local ring. order to avert "tha unpreparedness cruel, therefore, we too may be She was a stand in for Laraine berg, Lt. Comdr. C. H. Schmitt
cruel." Adolf Hitler, before the (NATTC), Chief Musician p P, 1
The other match, fall 45 which has brought while of
one so great war, an quoted by Hermann Day some the scenes Bennett,
minute time limit, will bring to peril to us In the PMt and especially Rauschning, former president I of were being photographed at Ft. Decorating. Comdr. W. M.

Continued On rage Seven in this war," the! Danfl? Senate, Oglethorpe, Gi I Continual on pugs >Oft:


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Page Two JAX AIR_ NEWS 21 December,

I (nl!! ri tUtUi 1.ifnrtrySILENT Seaman Jean Ass't Aviation Medical Technicians .

NIGHTB. Tells About n

night, 1 oly'. night \. i

All Is calm, all Is bright; ExperiencesDear 9
'Hound yon \lrgln mother and 1 1Acn I
chlkl, Fran:
Holy Infant tender and mild YrHelgh0
laG Santa could hardly miss the

Sleep In heavenly peace, barracks, with all these decorations -
Sleep In heavenly' "
peace. You should see ,our room:
Christmas! Eve, In Bethlehem, was we have pushed the dressers together tI
a beautiful scene. I, and have our presents'!
'The people of the city waited heaped on top. At first there was I I

To free the glorious king an arrangement of the candles and ,

They brought frankincense, gold, there Santa, pull up pine cones'!, but so many boxes V1'V P
and myrrh. those eight tiny reindeer: and glide and packages accumulated that (
The three great kings from Orient into the WAVES barracks for a I the decorations were completely
were thereTo touch of real Christmas cheer: overtowered. So we tied the coneson :
tt'lif the' Mar In the east so trees'n bells'n candles all over the outside of our door witha c ;
with big red bow, and put the candles !
radiant faith. the quarterdeck lounges, palm and yw
The shepherds; In the fields' came pine branches tied with glorious away to burn on Christmas Eve. f
to say bows It's hard to wait, when some of
red painted windows, crepe
The Trine of Peace had come festoons and not the boxes shake so mysteriously
paper yes-why The mildness of the weather, for
"And on earth peace, good Hill to- lots of it?mistletoe over the .
tard men" December, and the lack of snow
doors and in OTHER strategic
make it easier to bear being away ;
1944 places. There's snow for your from home for the first time on
Christmas Eve, in town and hamlet sleigh in Bldg. 713, around a gen- :, t:1' '"
Christmas It seems like an en- w'
now, uine Yule log, and a fireplace in tirely different holiday, and as : '.i3""
Have chimney 585: for the of
toc'klnahung by the Bldg warming
with rare I your toes. Bldg. 714 is original long as I can keep my mind off How's jour ticker, Mister? These are the assistant technicians I.P'I
the it used to be, at home, I'll
Hoping that "Ole Nick" coon. Mill with arches of silvered magnolia Aviation Medicine at the Main Dispensary, that sooner or later we
All of knew when
I do all right. us
be there.Sleepyheads leaves and the four large poets all meet, as they give the physical examinations for promotions, annual
in the arms of watchful converted into mammoth candles. I we signed up that we probably physicals, Insurance, and grounding and clearance of fliers. A
wouldn't be home for while.
mothers 720 a part of their three months intensive. training program consists of high
Bldg greets you with "MerryChristmas"
Lie and wait for Santa. at the entrance, Bldg. I That doesn't make it I easy, though.No altitude tl 'lng. This enables them to better understand the problemsand
longer am a complete conditions that aviation personnel must meet. They are from
723 is dressed in and
But memories wander to and fro mirrored candles: and greenery Bldg 722 landlubber; I've been on a boat! left to right, front row, J. H. Randall PhMSc: ; J. II. 'raley, PhmSc;
To our loved ones had to go offers the best of all, with a gay It was only a river ferry, but at \\'. IU Wolfe, H. A. 2c; back row A. Malcolm, PhMSe: ; O. C. Arm

Far away on Christmas: Eve; canopy of red and green streamers least and made it chugged us feel like along real on sailors.water Sanderson tage, PhMSc PhMSc.; R. A. Ilinman, PhMSc: ; W. II. Moore, H. A. Ic; B, C.

To them we give our prajers. over the tree, peppermintstriped Near where the seaplanes land on ,
Then back to Bethlehem our bannisters, and shimmery cellophane the river is the station pier, and

thoughts return, bells. I the other day we were investigating '! Stuli.on
Where Jesus was born: Clever, the l\rAA who cleared and discovered that ferries go Chopels-WiU-
The Prince of Peace her bulletin board
and with tinM'1It"d
back and forth across'! the river as
"And on earth peace, good will toward I
letters made It Into a well as to town every day By
men. large Christmas card for her catching the station bus right

Ph.vllls SL Mattson. girls. Other Imaginative trimmings : after work at 1630 (4 :30 to you), : Be Sites 01 Services
---- -----
glimpsed through half- we can make the 1700 trip to
TRUE open doors: wee puffs of cotton : Jacksonville. The river is wide asa
CHRISTMAS on the' twig-tips of a diminutivetree lake and the current so slow i iI
I I Christmas at the Protestant Chapel on this Station will
flow can we king a Christmas song metal curls glinting from I that it's nearly imperceptible.; We
In time of war and grief? I Inner branches of pine, gumdropsand rode topside and tossed cookiesto I be climaxed by a cantata at 2300 Christmas Eve and a

\Vhen heart and soul. toO sorely long genuine popcorn balls adorn- the gulls swooping and following I midnight Communion Service, it has been announced. The

For comfort and relief! ing a fir of the most! perfect balance until nearly time to dock then cantata, "The Story of Christmas," by Alexander Matthews,
an artistic creche In a wall we went down to the bow to watch
No Santa Clans or "Jingle Bells" book Christmas I will be presented by the choir, composed of sailors, officers.
case, cards the sailors throw the line ashoreto
Can make us young and gay, hanging like college dance programs the shore patrolman, who made ---- --- -- WAVES, and wives of personnelhere '!
We strive for cheer but something from cords under the direction of CSp
totrt'tC'hf"C1acrl"S I it fast and helped us off. There is
tells : Hillbilly AnticsIn (W) Frank Marsteller.The .
rOl8 the room, sleigh. a half-sunk' boat named the
Our thoughts are' far away. bells on a "night shift" door, and : "Nautilus," so long submergedthat cantata is divided into four

The feasting", and light-hearted miniature wax cherubs and choirboys hyacinths are growing above At parts, the Prophecy, The Vision of
play caroling in a table-top the deck and bats are the only Spotlight the Shepherds, The Quest of the
The Jokes and games and fun semicircle' crew. Magi, and The Fulfillment of the

That once were part of Christmas", Note for your Info: Everybodycarol One of the WAVE officers has a Station Tonite Prophecy, and the soloists will
Day tonight, in the ALL-WAVE darling puppy, all black satin fur I be Ens. Myrtle Mauldin, soprano;
Now' fail us every one." song-fest' around the fireplace in and soft friendly charm. It's a cocker I Shirley Cooper, Y3c, soprano; Ma.

The arts and efforts we employAre the picnic area, from 1900 to 2000 Vicky by name, and wears a little I Hillbilly antics hold the spotlight ry Ann Welsh, Y2c, contralto; Don
Parker SpC)2c) tenor Charles
all alike in tain.Uhat The decorations and supermenuof red collar with a Jingly tag on the entertainment calen- ;
Denham, Sic tenor, and Lt. I jg);
She likes carrots to chew instead
then Is left ? Of Christmas! the WAVES Galley will be dar tonight as a special Hillbilly Daniel Carr bass. "
of bones and plays all day witha
shared Christmas
joy on Day, it has
Doe! ANYTHING remain rYES been announced, as the WAVES curly white poodle who treats Jamboree is staged at the Main- At 2400 Communion will be Administered I
will be to her like a toy. Jump not to the side Auditorium. by Comdr. R. R. Mar-
permitted invite
If we dare' to face the lightIn conclusion that the barracks The cast will include such top- ken, Senior Chaplain, assisted' by
spite of days forlorn' I Informal Christmas Eve parties abound with pets: Vicky and her Chaplains S, W. Bell, K V. Brown
The Christmas Truth Mill shines I '! will feature the exchange of mistress live ashore, and I just notch hillbilly performers'! as the and 0. Weaver.. .'

as brightAs gifts, and on Christmas morning happened to meet her on a visit.A Texas Cowgirls, Billy and Ida, who Earlier in the evening, at 1845: ,
when the Child was born. breakfasts will be served in the dog or two around would helpus I have appeared at the Temple Theater the Service Men's Christian League
topside lounges. Dates for
One thought alone can lift the : OpenHouse a lot. But no. ; The Lee Sisters, and Crazy will hold its regular program, at
heart Bill's present Is wrapped and Elmer, comedian and singer. All which there will be featured a
And ghe us peace within: Bldg. 713-December 28. ready. I hope, I hope he likes it. are part of the regular cast of the sound film depicting the life of
GOD came to earth to take man's Bldg. 714-December 29. We're going to town ChristmasEve Jacksonville Jamboree, a Satur- I Christ.

l-tAgainst Bldg 720-December 28. to have dinner together. He's day night feature of station On Christmas morning a Chapel I
the hosts, of tin! Bldg -December 26. mighty nice Fran. The
wrDQ. program is extremely Service will be held in the Protest. f
Emllj Seymour Colt, 1944. Bldg December 27 Love, -
___ popular with Jax radio listeners ant Chapel at 1000.
hu and the broadcasting studio is In the Catholic Chapel, at 1130(
Sing Before Hon. Artemus L. Gates packed each week with radio fans Christmas Eve, carol singing will
who come to see their favoritesput
be while solemn high
the show on the air. mass will be observed at midnight.At .
I Bob Truer, regular emcee of the
radio show, will act as master of 0630 0700, 0830, 0930 and
I ceremonies here. 1000 on Christmas day mass will
Included be celebrated while high mass is
i in the evening's program -
scheduled 1100 that .
is a return engagement of I at on day.
Mass will be observed at
A again
"Going My Way, with Bing Cros 1700.
by. The movie follows the Jam-
boree which starts at 1930. I
t New Emblem '
a c --- Discharge

1 Paris Passes Passed Out I II WASHINGTON (CNS) The

i I GERMANY (CNS)-Doughboys Army, Navy, Marine Corps and
on the western front-a few of Coast Guard have
.i' tht'm-are being picked from each new honorable authorizt'd.}

: : company for 48-hour passes in which may be I
Paris Over a period of time, iceman's uniform as long as he
Army commanders'! hope everyman is allowed] to wear It. The new
will get( a chance at the emblem is of the same design as
passes.. the honorable discharge button.

I Christmas Day, 1944

Tomato Soup
(With Saltines)

Celery Hearts Olives PicklesRoat
'< 1 i +r .
a.t Young Tom Turkey

Dressing Giblet Gravy Cranberry Sauce

wt Baked Slice Ham ,

Mashed Potatoes Fresh Frozen Green Pea Candied Yams

I : 4.r I I Onions Au Gratin Mixed Salad, French Dressing' !'

I lumpkJn lie Ice Cream

Y b, Hot lUlls Coffee Milk
I I Assorted Hard Candles Mixed Nuts

This Is. the Commissary Department's contribution to your Christmas -

The WAVE Choir, under the direction of Harold Weiss I SPWlc( appeared" at the George Washington holiday. The menu will be served at all the station's galleys,
brief musical of at the entitled men's Christina* Family Dinner. and the WAVES
hotel auditorium last Thursday evening, and presented a program a* part the
Chamber. of Commerce event which featured the pjaraiK< .,f, and an frddret by the Assistant Secretary Ckrlettrras Dinner Partyr

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"I( 2l December, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three"

Knows Value of Insurance i Vet Of Overseas Four Men And Bear With But Single

To Take Of Fire
Thought- Advantage
I Duty Knows What

Speaking of men with wide and interesting: experiences,'

itj Insurance MeansWAVE C D. Hubbard ARM2c now going through Operational

I Training in VPB2 (OTU No. 1)) has had his share.

About To Get Duty Hubbard has recently completed a tour of duty in the Aleu-

tian Islands. While stationed there his duties covered quite
Outside U. S. Also Adds ,-

. To Family ProtectionA --= ,.fJ _'-_- -
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study in contrasts took placeat =- .V..j i _. -"

the Station Insurance Office --- ."S -::::::::::::=. --,
I .. last week when James Wallace, --- \ .- -
SClc a veteran with three years /1 ':.: ., -
of sea duty under his belt, and .::::==- / ? .- -- --

Genevieve M. Lach. AMM3c, who / 1/// / .
has applied for overseas duty un- = J _;;,
der the new ruling permitting =/ "
WAVES to serve outside continental !:

United States, walked in at =- ,
the same time to boost their national C i-
; aE I service life insurance to the -

ful S10JDOO con rage.I .
I Motivated by the same purpose,
w 1 each had their own ideas on the E1

subject of government life insurance 'flfl '" K w
But the fact_that two serv- -
1 I ice people with such widely divergent -

**-***_ r. Navy backgrounds both
The Station Insurance Office I 18 a mighty busy place these days. j I thought it a good idea to carry the
And not all applicants for Insurance or Insurance counseling are new- I maximum amount of insurance I a number of important station their motor so that they might
ly enlisted personnel, either, a* the above photo shows Here James provided, offered convincing proofof I functions, including such duties as "thaw out" a bit before starting
11'allaceLIc_ a teteran of three jean sea duty, and Genevieve GI Joe's regard for this form Radio Operator Movie Operator I their search for the base. It seems
Lch, AM.MSc: : who halt feigned up for overseas Ken ice. discuss one of family protection. 'I (when there were movies), Mas- I that one certain Kodiak bear
of the | rn\isions of National" Service Life Insurance with James p, Wallace, a native of Hazel- ter-at-Arms, Maintenance man for' must have liked (tor disliked) the
Walker YS('. prior to making application to boost their insuranceto hurst, MKs., joined the Navy on the power plant, Gunnery In- sight of the fire as he was making
the IO.OOO maximum limits. Jamen r. Llttler-S2e, also attached 1 November 11>>0. lie took his II structor, and becoming acquaintedwith good headway toward them

to the Insurance office, looks on, recruit( training at Norfolk Va., certain species of wild life, I when the boys spotted him! The
finishing just at the start of the I such as Kodiak Bears. men debated with themselves as to
I pan. new >ear. Assigned" / to the USS I I Radioman Hubbard and three whether it would be better to
Twice' Stabbed By The three of us were lying in Memphis he took part in maneuvers I other mates were practically on I leave the fire for the bear, or to
a small open spot| in the' cane held off the coast of Cuba i I speaking terms with one of these stay and try to scare him away
field. \ WRIt facing the main Jap and Puerto Rico early in 1911. I Kodiak creatures one Arctic nightin I but it didn't take long for themto
Jap Marine Lives 11 new and my buddies were on the In May that name year lie went November. Somewhere they be convinced that the bear was

rear guard. You could expect an aboard a seagoing tug operating I picked up an old outboard motor I large and that it would be best
attack from any angle I In the North Atlantic. On 18 I which they rigged: : to a boat of i for them to let the bear have
To Kill His FoeAfter I "We lay in that open spot for December 1911. he was entered questionable seaworthiness. One : priority! As they moved out away

about fifteen minutes; fighting was t<> a supply ship which headed evening the four fellows "revved from the fire they watched the
being pinned to the groundby going on all around us and it was for Iceland anti remained up" the old motor and headed fora I bear circle the fire then move
a Jap officer's saber Marine just a question of minutes before there for 21 months. I small village on a nearby Is- I away. Thinking that the bear had
Private First Class\ John A. Mc- I we got in the action All of a sud- The young sailor returned to land. The trip over was fine and i satisfied himself with what he had .

Govern of Roddick Florida, vet- den there was an explosion behind I II the States in September, 1913 and the evening enjoyable but trouble I found, the boys moved in to warm
eran of seven days of action on I me. I knew by the sound It wasa after a visit home was assigned to I began on the return trip. About up a bit before starting their hike
Saipan, got up and settled accountsthe Jap grenade. Pieces of it hit my assist in the commissioning of a I: half way back to the station, the for the base but not for long!
Marine way. I back. I i iI brand new DE. The ship was or- : motor sputtered a few times and That Kodiak bear must have been
Private McGovern now attachedto "I turned around; a short stocky I dered to convoy duty in the North I' cut. Hubbard says his first .I one of the most determined bears
the Naval Hospital here and figure, wielding a long saber, lung- Atlantic. The'cook recalls seeing I: thought was "we're stuck." The ; in that area because he came back
awaiting an honorable discharger ed at me. The saber blade caught action during numerous sub at- :: four "hardy Seafaring" men were for a second look. They moved
me in the back, pinning me to the I II tacks on the convoys as well as in not to be discouraged so easily away again but were so cold that
I : I ground. A second later the blade I aerial raids when he was at Ice though. They broke out their I they summoned enough courage
: was pulled out and the Jap started land. He reported to NAS Jack- I oars and "dug in" but things I this time to make an effort to -
past me. I made a lunge for him I sonville in September of this year '' weren't as easy as that. The wind scare the bear away. Lucky for
I and again I caught the saber, this to attend chief commissary stew- blew stronger and the waves rolled : the boys that wasn't so hard to
. time in my aim. With the other ard's school. higher until the men had no do. In fact, Hubbard says he believes -
j > arm I managed to trip the Jap, I During aU these hazardous years I control of the boat. About two that the bear just wanted to
. and in the fight that followed I : Wallace was only covered with $5- hours later a badly battered boat leave any way.

1 captured long-bladed saber." II I 000 worth of insurance. And now I, carrying:' four very cold and tired Once again the boys moved up
Private McGovern admits that to the fire, but this time it
1I I I he realizes that he should have sailors reached shore quite some by
in the "account settling that followed" : had almost burned out. However
raised the amount long ago distance from their station. ,
1I I he made sure. He killed the i t "I feel that all men in uni- I Hubbard thought: that most of what little fire that was left was
I Jap with the saber and then unloaded -I form who expect to see action their troubles were over even really appreciated. The boys made
a ,45 into his body. Upon I and who doesn't" ?should have though they weren't quite sure the two-hour hike to the base with

close examination he discovered : the fullest amount of insuranceto I I, of where they were, but the climax : little difficulty, but Hubbard assures -
i two stars on the Jap. lie was an protect their families. The difference was yet to come. They start- I us that he will make no

I officer equal in rank to a Marine k just" a couple of dollars ed a fire with the gasoline from trips of this nature In the future.
Major a month in cost, hut whata ----- -- ----- ---
"After killing the Jap officer I big difference there K between
crawled back to my buddies. They I IWE're $3,000 and $10.000. Wallace 'Tough Road Ahead WarnsAsst

badly Bounded and needed said

nally immediate I got medical word back attention.for a Fi-I appreciate("Hating been the value under of fire national I can : Sect'y Navy For Air

man and a few minutes later we service life Insurance, and that'swhy
were all on 'back to a hospital -
pur way I'm mine before
boosting:: now
r ship. Lauds Of This Station Sees
going back to !sea' he> ;
As for that ride back to the hospital -I added.

i V ship, Leatherneck: McGovern The personable bluejacket had Great Future For Aviation In Post-War Era

w can't remember. Just after the I another reason, too. He was mar- A substantial position for Jacksonville in post-war com-
corpsman arrived he fainted due to
{ ried in the chapel here last weekto mercial well Naval aviation predicted by the Iron
the loss of blood. As for the fadeout as as was
:McOo\ern act, he will tell you "I still Virginia WAVE Minn.Alice Maki, S2c, of Artemus L. Gates, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air,

from the Corps. slugged it out can't figure it out." ..... I WAVE Lach, who hails from I speaking at the annual meeting of the Gateway City Chamber

with the Japs in three main bat- town In addition of Charan to the Konah battle and for the the North Chicago, Ill., entered the !I of Commerce in the auditorium of the George Washington .

tles on Saipan, before as he putsit I battle around Mount Tapachaue, women's reserve on 26 January Hotel last Thursday evening. I

something really happened tome McGovetn helped" to route the Japs I 1913. She took her boot trainingat Citing the advantages of terrain ''let from the Southeast for commercial -
," I Cedar Falls, Iowa, and then at- "
from the air strip, the one now and climate, Mr. Gates declared air transport.
The native Floilda Leatherneck, tended AMM school at Norman
being used by the B-29's which are I Although citing examples of
whose first action was in the Marshall Okla. From there she was transferred -.that, "Although the Navy's postwar '
I bombing Tokyo. He returned to' I American Miccesse" I in the Pacific -
Islands in February of this to NAS Livermore, Calif, plans have not been crystallized -
the States on 5 August. I i he declined' to make
year, was with the first wave that remaining 14 month She reported I any
because have been too busy
The Marine we
husky a graduatE of prediction a* to the length of
went ashore at Saipan. He was allied to NAS Jacksonville 23 October I
Reddick High, where he played I there is not the slightest the "
to a demolition outfit as a I i 1911 and is assigned to A&R fighting, war saying' ""e must recognize
,!'Wle thrower. four years of football, entered the administration. doubt in my mind that Jackson- Japan's steady advance
Marine Corps in January of 19i3, j j I in China and its
Impfieal'Bn.pin" ,
outfit went ashore the will have substantial
I "Mr on Planning now to leave for overseas ville a posi-
Mm III end of our attacking/ .... receiving his advanced training at in the very near future she I tion in Naval Aviation. Jacksonville the great force of tough
Camp Lejeune. North Carolina and .
and we had our first real action too, was bent on doubling her appears to be a natural out- and fanatical fighting men Theyare
Camp Pendleton, California He willing to die, and we shall
In and around a tillage named $5,000 policy. -- -- -- -
shipped out of the states in Jan- have to accommodate them lit
Charan Konah. After Prague, Vienna Belgrade Hlga:
captured of this I Needless to say, the insurance "
uary year Latvia, Lithuania, Yugoslavia, large numbers. -
thin town we niotnl about
office staff was very happy to ac-
>r his eight months of Central
three" miles ul'| the island acting. Fj commodate both of them.' Austria, Czechoslovakia, 1 "We shall have to meet the (a-
ass a flank for the main forcesthat ; action* coveting two assault ---,..------ -- -- 6 The Great Plague: or Black natic military and civilian efforts
were fighting near Mount landings *! the Marshalls and since our entry into World War Death came nearer to exterminating -j of the Japanese with superior
Marianas. McGovern
Tal'a<"haue'.", I wears the II.' Was he: mankind than any other evil military and civilian efforts of our '
Purple Heart with ,oak leaf
According to the nineteenyearold ', an (a) The inventor of a new type that has befallen' the human race own," said Mr. Gates. "We can-
cluster. the Fourth Marine Division
Marine, the leatherneck: forces i'Presidents ICitation of torpedo? in history. When did it sweep | not expect a short or an easy war.
and the Pacific
around the mountain were having I I (bA writer who warned of Europe? Our fighting men will never stop
ribbon with two star's.q .
rough going. The fighting was in Japanese plans to attack us? r 7, The 'most valuable stamp in short of complete Jap defeat or
the seventh day and the Japs were -q I (Ic) One of the first advocatesof the world only one copy existing, accept anything less than uncon-
counter-attacking all along the I II air power? is said to he the One-Cent Brit- ditional surrender."Naval .
line. I 2. Rochester. Minn.. is especially ish guina Magneta of 1856. It airplanes from the field
"The brunt of the Jap attack hit t known for its medical and surgical was sold a few years ago for a around Jacksonville could rip

us just as we moved out from a le clinic and affiliated hospitals fabulous price Would you say it apart an enemy fleet long before '
large coconut grove and into a 0 The clinic takes its name brought $5000, $20,000, $to.f))) or it ever got within sight of the
sugar cane field The cane field from that of two brothers,' fam- $100 00<>! Florida shores." he declared, in
was one tough place to be fightingin. ous surgeons, who founded it. Can 8, The United States leads all commenting. upon "evacuation ru-
It gave the sneaky Japs a real i you name them other countries in the develop! mors" prevalent shortly after the
ge on the close in fighting As : 3 Bismuth is: ment of'railn>ad... Of the approximately United States became involved in
(' first step in their counter-at I I I fa) A reddish-white metallic 783.500 miles of railroadin conflict.

'S.. ,Ik, .the Jape infiltrated our element all the nations of the world (before I "Jacksonville may well take
.lines." I fb) A lawn fertilizer. World War II), what percent I pride in the skill and stamina of

:McGovern was fighting with two I (IC ) A bromidic sedative of the total is in the, U, S.- our Naval aviators, which U largely -
old buddies, Private First Class Id) ) A famous Author. 10 per cent. 20 per cent, 30 percent developed at the great air ata.
William Baldwin of Syracuse N. QUESTIONSTurn 4. Asia is the largest continent or10 per cent?' tion here," he continued.
Y., and Private First Class Wil- I with 16,990,000 square miles. 9 A lead pencil is not made of The musical part of the program
liam Lemcke of Evansville. Ind. ( To Page 7 For Answers) Which continent ranks second' In lead. What is it made of? was furnished by the

The three men had fought throughout I, Although Horn' Lea died in size with 11,500,000 square miles? 10. Molokai is one of the Hawaiian WAVES Glee Club of this Station -

the Marshall lalahdd battle, and : 1923. the American people have 5, Pair the following capitalsand Islands. Do you know for I tinder the direction of liar-
they were together again at Sat I had occasion to remember hint : countries correctly: Kaunas, what: it U chiefly noted?' I oil 1 Weiss SPWlct ( ,



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The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S ._ Naval Air Station, Jacksonville Florida, by the Public >
Ketatlons Office at no expense: to the government. Copies
are dlsMlbuted free of charge at the Naval Air Station, 'Christmas In A Warring World
the Naval Air Technical Training Center, the Headquarters
of. the Naval Air Operational Training Command, Natal By Comdr. R, R. Slacken, ChC USN .
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval Auxiliary
face this Christmas each of
we us can greetIt
Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunners' School
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air StatlOl'Municipal with a deeper faith and a greater confidence for
No I, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station 1945. This Christmas millions of Americans can face
May port. Christmas Day with clearer consciences and cleaner

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN souls than they have the past few years. We have
Chief of Natal Air Operational Training had the courage to tell the world that treachery
slavery banditry, will be stamped! out and that all
Herbert E. Regan. USN
Captain ;
Commanding Officer that Christ stands for will once more reign supreme.
Jaiksomllle Naval Air Station I J4AQ TUb BELLS ON Our country has told the world that she! will give

Captain Joseph B, Lvnch. VSNR one hundred and fifty million slave people liberty
Commanding Officer CMRI5TMA5: | DAY and freedom; she will help to keep billions from
Naval Air Technical Training Center becoming iilaves.
1J.lflfl OLD fAMILIAR CAROLS PLAY The Lord of Life has established physical Bane-
Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), USN
Commanding OfficerU. AMD) WILD AND SWEET THE WORDS tions for those who break His moral law. God standsfor
S. Naval" Hospital law and order; 10 insure law and order God

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher, USMC (Ret.) REPEAT makes use of force Men who deliberately reject
Commanding Officer u goodness and choose evil must!! be punished In the
Marine Barracks y jEe ptJ & JPOOOWJU. language of one of the old seers of the Old Te..a.:.
) ment "Ye who love the Lord hate evil."
Commander Edward E. Dole<'t'k. USN V"70WARD 1 'W
Commanding Olllrer AtM' men who reject love must be dealt with as dehuman_
Naval Air Gunners' School i Iud types whose further actions must be curtailed

Commander Frank T. Corbln USN and whose right to continue, existence must be chal
Commanding; Officer lenged.: Germany and Japan must be taught the-
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Co\e Sprlnaa AMUSEMENT CALENDAR sanctity of the moral order. We are forced to deal

Commander Michael P. BaRdano\Ich.. USN with them as we would a plague which blights theMe
Commanding Officer of mankind.
13a val Auxiliary' Air Station Cecil Field MAIN STATION Our Lord has set two worlds into conflict the

Commander Carl F, Nleberle. USN Toda world that His principles embody and the world
-Wrestling, Main anal Beater Streets Adml."lon-M
Commanding Officer I persoilnel. that the principles of Hitler and the Japanese Emperor .
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Municipal No 1 55c. stand for, Our Christmas world is back
Cabaret Dance and Floor Show, NCCS \1ctor3t"ttl.i0: Church and againin
Lieut. Comdr M. P Merrltt. L'SNR New nan Streets 2000-2300. the days of Herod. Brutality and outrage are not
Commanding Officer 1 things of the past. They are the grim and awful
Air Station Ma 'port Officers' Formal Christmas Dancing Club 2100-0100.
Natal Auxiliary > : J'art3''oman'lt realities of our time. This great country of
Dance Tony Pastor and Orchestra! 2200-0200. ours
Lieut Col. William T. Etans USMC (Ret) "Armory I under God could not evade her responsibility, nor
Hillbilly Jamboree, "Going Iy.a3., Ring Crosby, Mainside Auditorium
Commanding OfficerMarine : could she save her soul as a nation had she failedto
Detachment 1930.
gamble her future existence in an armed effort
Station Movie "BELLE 0 FTIIE YUKON .
: Randolph 'tltt.'Frlda3'Chrhhnal
The JAX NEWS re<' :'\ prohibited I to break the rule of Hitler and to resist the treat-
I.'Re a mutter Smoker, Mainside Auditorium, 1930 erous attack by Japan.
Without permission CNS. cr\\' Department 206 E. Movies gift TSO Church New
of wrapping and nan :Streets 2030.: The skies but have .
are overcast they been before
42nd St.. N Y. C.Christmas, Station luleI.Hli: OF THE WHISTLER.: Rithard flk.SaturdayCrew's .
: they will clear. Hymns of hate are being
Dance, Floor Show, Door Prizes, Grab-Iwg, 2000, but they will be hushed by worthier melodies in the
Mainside Auditorium.
1944 future. The movement at this stage of the perfoim-
Day Formal Dance, Gift Wrapping, 2030, USO Church and Newn.in Streets.Open ,
ance is!! filled with discord, but order out of chaos
House and Informal Dance, 2030: American legion Home I 221
is on the way. God rules-the of human life
way is
I \\. Church Street. I
Someway or other, as we hear and say upward.
t nJj..tt'd1f'n'4: Dance and Christmas Party, Floor Show, Door Pri/e,
The chaplains this station, Protestant Catholic,
"Merry Christmas" this year we have that I Contests, Refreshments, 300 Dancing .'artnt'r\IQwt'o: Temple, I, Jewish extend to each and everyone the Seasons\
in the cheek feeling. It's a mechanical Newjian and :Monroe Streets.
tongue Greetings and the best for you in the coming year
Station :Movie: "RECKLESS AGE, Gloria Jean.
proposition with not too much heart in Sundaj'-Annual Children's Christmas J'l1rt3'Iatln..lde: Auditorium,

it. We well know that it cannot be "Merry :t ].100, Navy Radio Programs
Special Station :Movie, 2000 only: "THE THREE CABALLEROS," new'
Christmas" in the sense of the word that we i _Walt Disney Technicolor full-length feature. THURSDAY

know it-the Christmas tree a glowing Free coffee and doughnuts at L'SO's! 122 Forsjth, topside Blanding "Ser+lce Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625
I Bus Station Church and New and YMCA.: I "Some tiling for the Girls"-WJAX' 1815-1830
hearth fire, presents gaudy colors, joyous Buffet Supper, Jewish Temple, Ashley and Laura Streets. 1730.Jacksonville : "Navy lI..adlin"IoI"-\V.JlU- 18.' -IS"O

children-until, to coin a "'orld'ar One '' Symphony Orchestra' Concert, I'SO: 311 W. Dmal :Street, "The First Line"-WMBK (CBS) :!200- ':30
1500. .FRIDAY
phrase, "it is over, over there." Special All-Daj' Christmas Program-breakfast, distribution\ of gift "Sr\I'e Time"-\\MIJR (CBS) 1600.1* 2S

is a tradition which, so longas to orphans, turkey supper" Ihformal dance, L'SO, Church and \t'w- I "Navy New'*"WJAX 1750-1755
Chqstmas I nan Streets. "Navy Jlt'adlln'Jllla, ]8S .I8-IO
we have a civilized and Christian world, :Monday-Xmas Dinner for enlisted jxrsonnel and their families, Galley SATURDAY

be observed but we know that millionsof I 913, 1200 "Halls! of :\Iollinuma"-Q (M) 1800-1830
will Dame and Floor Show, VSO, 311 \\'. Dmal Street, 2030. I "Navy Wings"-WJAX 1900-1930
American families, with smiles upon their Open House, Refreshments' Gifts-CUIc Servicemen's Club, 33 "'. .Meet: Your Nav)'"-WJIIP (Blue) 1930-2000
J Ashley Street. : SUN D.t Y"Bhuejarket-
will have an ache in their
faces Open House, Refreshment, Gift*-City Recreation !Servicemen's' l Center Choir"-WMBR (CBS) 1105-1130
Some of them will be longing for their loved Waterworks Park. I "Pacific Stor)'"-WJAX (NBC) 3330-2400

either in the service in this country or Open House, Refreshments, ('hrl \1..mf'nt04'8-USO.: : Armed Services MONDAY ,
ones Center 122 W. Forsyth Street. "U. S. Navy Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
overseas. Others who have had their sons Christmas Tea, USO, Clay and Adams Street. "Service: Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1MO-1U25) I

daughters pay the supreme sacrifice, will Station Movie: "FAREWELL MY LONELY;" Dick Powell, plus DUken "Bill Nalle-Bluejacket Planl WMBR 1630-1645) I
or *' "CIIIUST I\S CAROL." "Navy News"-WJAX 17 o-lM I
be thinking back to those happier days when Tu..MJay-no, Main and Beaver Street, Admission++Mice per "Navy Jleadllnt"8"-WJIIP )83 .UHO

they gathered around the tree with those sonnet, 28c. TUESDAY
: Bingo Part)'-USO, Church and New nan Street, 2030. "Service Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625)
whom they held nearest and dearest to them. Station Mole: "SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS." Something for the Girls*'-WJAX: 1815-1830

Girl Orchestra, NATTC Auditorium .Jn. "Na\y Jlf'8cUln.-'JIIP, 1835-1840!
the most \\'t"dn1day-.o\lI Symphony ; m
With it all Americans will make
side enlisted\ lf'lonn..I-1800!' ; officer |>er-onnel-2000.
tlf it, for that is the American way. Thatis Rhumba and Conga Instruction!' and Informal Dal1"t'>-USO, 311 W. "Sen Ice Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625
Dmal Street 1930. "Navy News"' -WJAX 1750-1755
the spirit which has enabled us to rise,
Station Movie: "GIRL RUSH," Frtutce Langford.MERRY "Navy Jlt"6dllnHt"-'JIIP) 1835-1840
within the of three short years froma
space ----- '-ii!!
virtual military nonentity to the greatest .pre.srrneenlinroemneenreeeememmmmrfDivine

armed might on the face of the earth.
Eec Services
1t.b/GOMMUH! r
Christmas this year will probably mean

more to us than the mere giving of gifts, aa.gDBmaaCaaBg; UBDm.aB..DD amocr'
the passing of pleasantries, the issuance of --:. r--' :: ; tr.ledsst Chapel. : Moctl Road sad lllrml.ghsr .In....

It will be thoughtful CHRISTMAS:! 0730; =Holy Communion.
good wishes. a more 0830 Training 1 Center Divine aervlc.
Christmas, which after all, is perhaps as -'- 093 -Sunday School (mall chapel).
I| Christmas is when the children for 1045-General Divine service _
get something to
you papa play
brother .
it should be. Father, mother, sister 1845-Vesper er\lce ..
with. -
Catholic Chapelt Muslim H.ad sad Hlrmlnfham Are .
fortunate .
all of them
wife son, daughter, 06.:K)-Mai's.070ft .

enough to be home will be thinking of and Last, Christmas we huag father's stockings up over the fireplacebut 0830--Mass.Ma>,,
probably praying for that person whom they it gave him a h..adache-Ial ht'r taw In them. 0910: all.
-: :- 1100--MUM. .
hold dearest to them who may be thousandsof ,
: brother arrested for his Christ
My was doing IDA* shopping. early- .
in mud and 8t1ellC'e Ser,lees Mauls Wall aid IirmUbbmAvenue.
miles the sea lying a
across He did It before the store was open .
possibly blood covered foxhole with bullet -:-:- 1100-Small ehapel. .
bursting about him and death hurtling from I took my little! four year old ,4ter, to see Santa at the Detriment ass letter Hirmiatham.19tK Day ,Saintu Small ( baptl. craer .f l..lta

the skies. Store.-.hf' ran over and slapped| him In the face and. .saud7ha1's for I I I >-Mutual meeting (Wednesday)
last, jear." JtHith "*nlt'emllil Chap Muslin Road and Birming!
Not one of us but that would give all ot : ; I I"I ham Avenue).

our earthly possessions to have the war over I asked my bookmaker to help one fix the tree--It's the only thinghe !
hasn't trimm.*d..
with, and to have our loved ones back home -:-:-

with us this Christmas day. But not one of It's hard to get tinsel this year HO I'm using sliver painted '1I6g))(ttl. From Other Papers I

us but that is willing to bear the pain of the -:.:-

sacrifice of thousands of miles of separa' HAPPY CHIIISTMASyou all-Let's make MERRY.Commanding "Watch out for the guy who doesn't bellyache."
---- -- Ask any old salt about it and invariably he'll tell
tion and danger if that is necessary to wipe 'I Officers : stopped. The gill climbed out of you the sailor doesn't live who doesn't gripe about
the oppressor nations from the globe and The seaman stood rather timidly the wreck!!I "Darling," she ex- something. That's why the fellow who keeps his
make "Peace on Earth Goodwill Toward before his commanding officer. claimed "that's what I call a troubles to himself io held under suspicion by his
a true and worthwhile statement. I "You see sir," he said "my wife kiss." shipmates.But .
men I thinks I ain't being advanced fast there's such a thing as overdoing It, and
And so, on this the virtual eve of Christmas enough. She told me to ask you to Another Nip exactly what is happening In the tbat'.s J
Day we say, may God grant that Christ- I recommend me for a rate." "I think I'll have another little cident we have in mind j

Day 1945 will find peace again restoredto understand," smiled the CO. I nip" said the Marine as he shot Now, no one minds having a shipmate come up
mas "and I'll tell you what I'll do; I'll the Jap sniper out of the palm to him and shed! crocodile tears on his shoulder"
a war torn and devastated world, but if ak my wife If I can." tree because, as anyone: can plainly see, the world \netiictly
t this be not possible may we also ask that He stacked against the poor guy.

;who looks over and cares for us 11.11. give us Real Alone Oh Boy"Between When, however, the complainer takes hi* troublesto
the strength the determination the fortitude The roadster skidded around the you and nfl H.w do civilians, that's something else again, particularlywhen
corner, jumped in the air knocked you like my new girl?" some of the so-called "t, ublea" involve security. -
C and the will power to prosecute the war I down & lamppost, smacked three ". h'Hn you and HMot *,

to a successful conclusion. cart, ran into a stone wall and &0041. But aJ.,n -*b, boyj": -The SkyWriter.r .


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7 21 December, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Viva

FFICER I Xmas Program By Receive Awards At Ceremonies. Last Saturday


O F THE WEEK NAS WJAX Choir SaturdayThe Over pL! [ Pr-]

'," Naval Air Station Choir '
::; will present a program of traditional a eM

Christmas carols and special
Christmas music on the "Na

; vy Wings" program over WJAX,
Saturday, 23 December, at 1900.
Soloists will be WAVES Peggy
Young. Shirley Cooper and Mary

Ann Welch. ,
Chaplain Sheridan Bell., newest i
addition to the NAS Chaplain'sOffice r s

will deliver a brief Christ-
1 YR'' mas message. t t 1
The program will be under the !

t. I direction Chief Specialist Frank
Marsteller and will originate In
the All Saints Chapel.

The program Includes: ,
k "0 Come, 0 Come Emanuel"
"Let All Mortal Flesh Keep "
Silence" 16th Centry French
Folk Song.

Solo--"jesu Bambino" by Pietro _
Yon-Peggy Young _
I "When the Sun Has Sunk to

Rest"-Traditional English Carol Pictured here are the 14 officers and men attached to the Station who received a total of 19 award
I "The First Noel." last Saturday morning from Capt. Herbert E.. Regan, commanding officer. Reading from left to
Duet"The Virgin by the :Man- right around the table they are M follows: Lt. (jg) John F. Perry, USNR; Sgt. Carroll E. Friend,
Less glamorous, perhaps, than ger" Cesar Franck. Shirley USMC: ; Chief Aviation Pilot Gerald M. Watkins, USN; Lt. Robert Kunkle, USN ; Oapt. Harold C. Irish
leading a squadron of sleek swift Cooper and Mary Ann Welch. TJSMCU: ; Capt. Robert E. Barnwell, Jr., USMCU: ; !.t. (jg) Billy One Ames USSR; Lt. (jg) Adlii John
fighter planes Into aerial dogfightsor "Awake Oh Zion" from "The Malt key, Jr., USNR; Lt. Thorn L. llArn berger, USNR; Lt. (jg) Rudolph W. Matr, USNR; Lt. (jg)
deadly bombers Into screaming Story of Christmas" by Alexander lloyd Y. Weber, USNR; Lt. Robert R. Baysinger, USNR; Lt. James L. Smith, USNR; Lt. (Jg) George
dives on a Jap carrier, less spec- Matthews. II. Davidson
tacular than taking a heavily arm- --- ---
ed battleship into the thick of the

action flow, is of the supplies job of administeringthe that makes Chaplain Reports Lieut. Is Awarded Exec Quiz ,Contest I'

such headline-crashing strikes pos- ANSWERS:

sible.mains But that the without underlying the capable fact re- For Local DutiesChaplain Four Medals] Here (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON .

efficient, Supply Corps, such mor- PAGE 3))
tal blows to the enemy would be Sheridan W. Bell, 1. (b) is correct. In his "Valoe
only drawing-board dreams. I Lieut. USNR., reported aboard at At One Ceremony of Ignorance," published In 1904,
Air Station
on Saturday,
Running this vast enterprisehere he explained and exposed the
at the Jacksonville Naval Air December 16, for duty with the Several Others HonoredFor plans of Japanese militarists for

Station is the task of Capt. William I Protestant Chapel. the conquest of the Philippinesand
Chaplain Bell is a graduate of Shown In
L.. Patten. USN. Supply and Gallantry I the invasion of the United
Ohio Wesleyan University and of
'Accounting Officer The Supply I 4li1Ii! States.
Yale Divinity School. For a number Action Against Enemy 2. brothers Charles
Department, with Its Naval personnel :, The Mayor :
and thousands of civilian I of years prior to his enteringthe H. and William J.
Lt Robert R. Baysinger. Stockton .
service he served pastorates in
employees, rivals in size the gi the Ohio Conference of the Methodist I I Cal, Navy carrier-based fight. 3.. (a) is corect.
4 Africa.
Jantlcsprawlin industries for er pilot recently returned from the
which America is famous. 5. Kaunas Lithuania; Prague,
justly Pacific war zone, received the
Entering the service in Janu I
It keeps the vital material neces- largest number of medals ever Czechoslovakia; Vienna Austria;
ary, 1943, Chaplain Bell completedhis
sary to the training program and indoctrination course at William awarded to any one man duringa Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Riga Latvia
in never-ending I at the Jackson- Y .
war flowing a single ceremony .
& Mary College, Williams-
stream to keep pace with rapid ville Naval Air Station when Capt. : 6. 1348 A. D.
- burg, Virginia, prior to being assigned I
$40,000 is correct.
consumption, obsolescence, and Herbert E Regan commanding
breakdown of supplies and equip- to sea duty. officer, presented him with the Lieut. Comdr. Archie J, Freels, 8, 30 per cent Is correct. .
Bell to
Chaplain comes the station I
ment of all kinds ranging from from the USS CARD, after Distinguished Flying Cross and USN (Ket.), recently named Executive 9. A form of carbon called
the smallest nut and bolt to giant nineteen three Navy Air Medals Saturday. Officer at the Naval Air graphite '
months of duty I .
10. For its leper colony established
aircraft. Gunners' School Yellow Water. ;
- multl-engined I -- The California flier, who was referred '
Captain Patten was born In Na- ----- -- in 1860
to by Capt. Regan as a
fthusa. N. H., on 20 May 1900. He U. S. Has Robot Bomb''As "one-man air force," won all four --%T3i

attended public schools there and Good As of his medals during an eight-day : Special Dinner CommercialsFOR
in Bradenton. Fla., prior to entering Germany's'WRIGHT period last June while participating S\T.E
the Naval Academy at An- FIELD. Ohio (CNS) in aerial battles incident to Furniture for a taur-room home, la
napolis. -The AAF has developed a high the Marine landings on Salpan island At Noon MondayOnly William excellent! J.condition Scott, 4704 almost Manchester new. Lieut.Rd.,
CSraduuting In the dun! of '24, powered robot bomb, a version of I in the Marianas. During this Lake Shore.
the young Knsljjn: first served at the German V-1, "which can be period he shot down three enemy two days remain for en- LOST
In Chief ID earl
Friday an
the receiving ship and clothing used if and when we need it." I planes on June 12, 15 and 19 and listed personnel to make their reservations and LltxMty caid Finder coupe please returnto
depot| In New York City A few According to the Air Technical used his fighter to bomb and strafe : for the special Christ- G, \\ Farrell at the hospital or to
months later he was aligned to Service Command, the American the Jap fleet in the Battle of the mas dinner to be served at the the Officer of the Day at the Hospital
Was In black leather wallet which con-
the U.sS New York and then to robot is as good as the German Eastern Philippines on June 20. General Station Galley, Bldg 913, I 1 talned no money.
the I'SS: Arkansas.! In the fall model and the U. S. developed At the same ceremony Saturday at 1200 Monday, 25 December, FOR SAI.K
of 1!O'!.), he sailed to the Pacific launching ramp is better than the 15 other decorations;, including according to an announcementfrom I Hoi 12'rocks gauge and shot Ibbotson gun and fly rod shell ant reel Also
and saw duty In the Asiatic theater Nazis'. four DI'C's, a Navy and :Marine the Commissary Department Also extra equipment. Lenham, 3137 A.
110 In Destroyer Division 45 for "We may never need the robot Corp Medal, seven Navy Taylor St., Dewey Park.MAMKD.

the nit two and one-half jean bomb," said M/Gen. Bennett E. Air Medals, two commendation The dinner will be a family affair I 1937 or 1938 used cai Will par cash.
At that time the Chinese Revolution Meyers, deputy ATSC director ribbons and a Presidential Unit with all enlisted men, their Lamar Yeomans S2c Bld(. 912.K0 .
was in full awing, and the "but If we do need it, we've gota Citation, were awarded to 13 officers wives, and children invited to attend UK:NT .
Room and board. Will share
good one." and men, all former com Reservations will be accepted I room
American ship he was on, patrolling with, a girl. Excellent meals. tram
the Yangtse River, was fired bat veterans now on duty at the until 1430 tomorrow and can heat. 200J Park St. Five Points ">00
No I Jacksonville Naval Air Station. be made by telephone. Dial 456 per week. Phone 7-44)1
upon by the revolutionists.
No To Civilians Apartment with living room bedroom
damage was done, and later the Cigars Besides Lt. Baysinger, those receiving or 562 and Lt. H. G, O'Keefe, and kitchen. $40.00 per month. Wants
ship evacuated American missionaries GIs Get Them All the DFC were Lt (jg) commissary officer Lt. F. H. to sell furniture $750. Lt T. P. Morris
trapped In the danger zones Rudolph W. Matr Newark, Ohio, I Wendorf or Lt. (jg) Jeane H. 2826 No. 451.Herschel St., Phone 5-1863 or Eat
NEW YORK (CNS)-Civilians who was awarded his for heroism will take of the
to Shanghai. While there he was Marchant care Double room, 3601 Park St., phone
promoted to lieutenant, junior will not be able to purchase boxes as pilot of a Navy fighter plane details. 7.7933.
grade. of Christmas cigars this year. The during the Battle of the Eastern The menu will be the same as Corner room 3889 Oak St. prefer:
couple. phone 2-0851)\ Mrs William.
Cigar Institute of America reveals Philippines; Lt. (jgl) Boyd Y. Weber I station
Returning to the United States, that served throughout the Double corner room. adjoining bath,
he was ordered to duty In April, 91,000,000 cigars a month are now Fulton. Mo., who bombed and 355O Pine St., phone 2191..
1923. at the Boston Navy Yard. earmarked for the armed forces. strafed the Jap fleet during the 13 men from life-rafts; and Marine Double room with adjoining bath.
rent to enlisted man with work-
Detached In January 1931 Lieut. Of these 51,000.000 go overseas same battle on June 20; Lt. Thomas I Capt. Harold C. Irish. JLaona, Ing wife Breakfatt served but no kit-
-Patten proceeded to the submarine and 32,000,000 to Army post exchanges I L. Harnsberger, Brunswick, I. Wis., who flew through heavy antiaircraft hen privilege 4567; Astral St., phone\
,... se at Coco Solo in the Canal ships' stores and other Ga., who led a Navy fighter divisIon 'I fire to score direct bomb 2-7658.: FOR SIJ5
"!, one as disbursing and commissary domestic military Installations In the destruction of 12 Jap hits on a Jap blockhouse on Wotje 1935 Packard Sedan; :3 good tires and
officer. Returning to the -r-- planes last March 31, destroyingtwo island and a gun position on Mllle !\good radio. $330 Contact A. P. Ru**>?
States a second time, in the sum land, S. C., and was promoted to personally\ ; and Lt. Robert D. I Others receiving Air Medals Shop AAR.No"B"47 Shift, Engine Overhaul DtvI lon,
mer of 1933, he attended the Grad commander in July of that year. Kunkle, Peru Ind, who kept a were Lt. (Jg) Adln J. :Maltby, Jr. I -
uate School of Business Administration On the move again, Commander battered PBY Catalina in the air Hastings, Fla, and Lt. (j jg) John --
at Harvard University. Patten reported at the Newport without radioing for help because F. Perry. Climax, Ga. Each shot I This Week's
Cambridge, Mass., receiving a News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock such action would have revealedthe down a Japanese plane in flamesin I I '
Master's Degree in Business Administration I Company to aid in the commissioning position of a U. S. task force. the vicinity of Saipan Island Report From Tokyo
in June 1935. Whileat of the new Yorktown, later In addition to the DFC. Lts last June. I NEW YORK (CNS-Excerpt
the university he was promotedto I serving as her supply officer Matz and Weber were also awarded Of the two commendation citations from a report on the American
lieutenant.His until early in 1944. Air Medals Lt. Matz for participating one went to Marine Capt. I home front by Goro Nakano one..
next assignment was aboardone The Commanding Officer of the in a strafing attack on Robert E. Barnwell, Jr., Spartan. time New York correspondent of
of the new type destroyers, Yorktown, Captain Patten recalls, I the Jap Bonin islands during which burg S. C., for flying a damaged I the Tokyo newspaper Asahl,' aa
the McDonough, on a shakedown was Capt. now Rear Admiral. J two enemy ships were destroyed, plane through heavy antiaircraftfire I reported by OWI.
cruise to Europe after which he J. Clark, the first executive officerof I and Lt. Weber for shooting downan to drop his bomb on Wotje ". In the war bond selling# -
Joined the USS Nokomis as supply NAS Jacksonville. enemy fighter on June 19 in the island target; and Lt. James L drives Hollywood and Broadway
officer, en a two-year cruise of While In the Pacific he participated vicinity of the Mariana. Smith. Unadilla, Ga., for partici- actress give one kiss for each, _
surveying off the Colombia coast. In the early raid on many The' Navy and :Marine ConnMedal pating in a hazardous night patrol bond. Also in nude dances each
Upon his return he was ordered of the Jap-held isles in the Central which ranks between the plane attack on an enemy subma time the actress strips off some oCher
to the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pacific, taking part In strikes UPC and the Air :Medal, went rine.Chief clothes spectators are Blade
and shortly thereafter he was pro- in the Gilberts and Kwajalein Marine: Sgt. Carroll I;. (Friend Aviation Pilot Gerald M. to buy bonds Thus by barbaric
moted to lieutenant-commander. Again back in this country he Wllklnsburg, Pa., for rushingInto Watkins. Memphis, Tenn., was recipient methods they are bolstering the
I Upon completion of his duty there, had brief tours of duty in San a burning plane and assisting of the Presidential Unit dime-store patriotism of the. Ignorant .
I he was assigned as supply officer Francisco and NAS Patuxent Riv In the extrication of the Citation ribbon. He earned It as Yankee masses."
of the USS Yukon and assisted In er. Md. In April. 1944, he was pilot Having his.. life. The rescue a member of Naval patrol squad ia
I fitting her out in the New York promoted to his present rank of took place at an advanced airbase ron 52. whose PBY seaplanes engaged Kiddies
favy, Yard The Yukon plied the captain. On 1 September 1944 he In the South Pacific. In outstanding search mis Eagerly .
! North Atlantic, and in the winter officially relieved Captain Harry Among those receiving the Air sions and shipping attacks In the Await Santa .
i of 41-12 was at Iceland. While G. Kinnard &a Supply and Accounting Medal from Capt. Regan were Lt. Bismarck Sea from September Continued From '
t cruising off that Island, the lieu Officer here. (jg) Billy Gene Ames Fayette- 1943 to February. 19 It. Page OM .
, .tenant-commander saw an escorting Captain Patten walt married to vIne, Ark., for shooting down a --= "'Ii Knight, Chief Carpenter: 'K.,;:, O.GrlestC. I
I Coast Guard cutter sunk. the former' Evplytl'Comstock. Jap plane In the vicinity Satpin Buy, Buy War Bondi .t
, In May, 1942, he became supply daughter of Cot H. E. Comstock! island; Lt. (jg j ) George H. Davidson OR Refreshments Lieut TV O. .
I and accounting officer at the Marine USA, Ret. In Jutfe. 1931.' Theyhave I who 1inJed a PBY-5A alr- O'IeeflChLel C. W. Frallch. i
I, Corps Air Station, Parr la Ise one son, Charles, aged 10; I rSline on tM'open:sea and rescued Bye,Bye Freedom Frank Simlrie SClC. I


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MF-OTU Cago Lake City Tops One Of The Station Hoopmen

RUN Team Out To Smith Boys,

Station LeagueLake Enr. Bruce SmithFootball Tuning Up Fives

Retain TrophyThe City took over the lead in experts disagree on For Cup ContestOld

MF-OTU squad, winners of the NAOTC Inter-Station basket- Just how big a role the coach
the Commandant's Cup in basket- ball league as the result of games plays in the making of a championship
ball last season, is back in har- played the past week, defeating team. King Football is dead for
iJ ". f ness again this campaign with Yellow Water, 32 to 29 as Muni the year 1944, At least it Is a.t
high hopes of repeating. No. 1, the previous week's leader, Many close grid observers con-the far as the Air Station Is con.
dropped a 46 to 27 verdict to St tend that the players cerned, and basketball has moved
Bernard Kahn, Y3o Although the team has had a Simons Island. In otner games coach, but they do no such a thingat in to take Its place.
complete face lifting and only one NAS Jacksonville took Cecil Field the University of Minnesota;
The seasonable yowls of stam- member of last year's championship 68 to 32 while Lee Field dropped not when Bernie Bierman is tutoring As far as the intramural league

peding shoppers all rushing for club remains, the Marine Mayport for a 56 to 19 count. the Gophers, anyway. Is concerned the actual firing for
the same counter at the same time Fighters boast a squad of players Smith two-time All- the Commandant's Cup won't get
Ens. Bruce ,
resounds through Ship's Service, averaging over six feet per man. The standings: w L. Pet, America halfback for the Minne- under way until January 2, how.
reminding us there are only three The lone holdover is also the only Lake City 3 0 1,ooo sota championship clubs of 1940 ever all of the teams have been
more days before Christmas. sailor on the team. He is Laub, Lee Municipal No.1 2 1 .666 and 1941 attributes the Gophers' busy playing practice games and
a fast forward from Lincoln, Neb., Field :2 1 .666 getting ready for the
in opening
Christmas always puts sports St. Simons Island 2 1 .666 success largely to the coaching
eclipse for it is the season of who played for the Lincoln Nut- Cecil Field 1 2 .333 finesse of Bierman. gun.The
tots, toys, tenderness, tolerationand house quintet which won the national NAS Jacksonville 1 2 .333 first week of practice found
AAU title. Yellow Water 1 2 .333 "Over 95: per cent of our squad
toddies. It is the one time of 0 2 .000 several teams standing head and
Mayport was from Minnesota, or nearby,
So far the Marine Fighters have
the when writer can shoulders above the others. A
year a sports :!. Smith who is now a student and
engaged In eight court battles, los-
R looked
the typewriterand particularly
put cover on impressive
officer at Lee Field. "They were
role Santa ing only to St. Simons Island Me in defeating Corsair 46 to
play a major Navy by 41-32. The Leatherneck Pardon Boys not paid a cent. Bierman was the 4 with
Claus. Ramsay and Robidox high point
He extremely
difference. was
have NAGS twice
Yes, this i is the season _when I 22-15 cagers_and_ 33-17 whipped; NAS Jan "B", This Is On Me thorough and he stressed the fundamentals men for the victors with seven
Daddy dons his white whiskers team 35-18; Seaman Guard, 30-19; You had to block and buckets apiece VPB turned
and red suit, sneaks a quick dou- Jax Municipal No. 1, 54-17; Cecil When Wilbert Robinson was tackle Just right, or you couldn't tables however by knocking tl ir'
ble shot and emerges shyly from Field. 68-32; and X-I Personnel, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers play on his team. off 21 to 20 in a ball game
behind the sofa in front of the 17-16. the bewildering Bums were "He was a psychologist. Duringthe was nip and tuck right up until
fireplace. the funniest team in the circuit- the final whistle. The Marine
Coached by Capt. Tom Mann, season most of the fellows
It all comes back to me now, formerly of Purdue, the Marine not the saddest as Is the case to- didn't know whether they liked Fighters looked like a well balanced -

the warm family scene as the wife players lack college basketball ex- day.It. him or not. He drove us hard and club by running over VM
and kids feverishly open their perience but the team consists of was during the colorful Rob- he was never satisfied with anything 47 to 24. Main Galley took it on
presents every Christmas. Junior high school standouts. Among the bie's regime that the Dodgers first But after the season ended, the chin twice, bowing to Person.
a lively youngster who likes stars are R. Carroll 6'1", New earned their reputation for egre- he was the best guy you could nel 17 to 16 and VPB 17 to 9.
action would rip apart his pack- Albany, Ind.; J. Cady, Lincoln, gious bonehead plays. Indeed, ever talk to. He'd do anything for The Air Crewman with Iloro-
age and shout as he sighted a Neb., also a member of the Nuthouse their play became so grotesquethat any of the boys." hor garnering eight points defeat.
Commando knife with a honed team; R. Ranks, 6'1", Cros- Robbie finally put his foot Bierman Joined the Marine ed Cooks and Bakers 19 to 10.

eight-inch blade. It wouldn't be ville, HI.; C. Hunsinger, a speed- down. Corps as a lieutenant colonel at Boathouse squeezed out a 21 to

what he asked Santa to send, but ster from Harrisburg, Ill., who "The next guy who pulls a the outbreak of war, but recentlyhe 17 victory over Dispensary with
it would console the little man holds the state prep dash record, boner," he announced one day, was retired and returned to Mattern and Hampton getting 6
who grieved because he cannot and E. Menking, of Ft. Wayne, "will be fined ten bucks. In fact Minnesota. He will guide the Go- points each for the winners, while
have a machine gun that fires real Ind. The team is composed mainlyof we'll form a Boners Club with a phers again next season. Armitage and Turro were high
bullets. midwesterners.Other $10 membership fee and at the Smith enlisted in the Navy in point men for the losers with 6

Susan would hug her doll and members of the squad are end of the season, we'll split up 1942 and played as a sailor on points apiece Dispensary however
then suddenly discover that her O Jandry of Pestigo, WIs.; O. the dough*' the '42 Great Lakes powerhouse. came back later in the week to

toy car was broken and would Williams of Baltimore; J. Rapacz, He glared around the clubhouse. He starred for DelMonte Preflightin swamp Cooks and Bakers 43 to 4.
Santa please fix it? Santa would six-foot-four forward from Kala- The players were straight-faced, 1943 and received his commission O and G started with a bang,
take the car apart and 30 min- mazoo, :Mich; J. Moeller Jersey serious, subdued. Then the portly as a Naval aviator on 25 knocking off C C Stewards 20 to
utes later announce in a cloudof City; D. Syrett, River Rouge, Robbie stalked majestically from October of this year. 17 and then whipping Cooks and
oaths that the way toys are Mich.; J Shea, Great Barington, the dugout and handed the um- In an interview with the Cor- Bakers 22 to 4. Boathouse defeated -
made nowadays nobody can fix Mass.; C. Long, Brighton, Ill.; H. pire his laundry slip-instead of sair, Lee Field publication, Docks and Ferries 44 to
'em. In despair Santa would say, Patter of Randolph, Mass.; Brad the lineup. Smith told the story behind the 21, Schore leading the way with

"Here, my fine little girl, is two Ecklund of Milwaukee, Ore.; and -i story of Minnesota's 7-6 victoryover 19 points, while VF 5 was taking
bucks. Go buy yourself anothercar W. McAlver of LeGrange, Ill the Harmon-led Michigan the measure of Seaman Guard
and bless you." The Marines looked particularly Rank Georgie AbramsAs squad It was the only loss Mich- 25 to 18. With Ramsay tossingin
impressive in felling Cecil Field igan suffered and Smith 12 points, A and R
Then would come the big sur- No. I Challenger"Chief produced ran away
prise. Santa would leave the room last week, 6832. Hunsinger, an it on a 80-yard touchdowndash. from VM 34 to 16.
all-state prep guard, netted 21 Specialist i Georgie .
and would enter it three -
Daddy points while Cady bucketed 12 to Abrams Is the man the National -
"It was a funny play, explains
minutes later, still brushing the Yanks Rescue 'Old
co-star. Boxing Association thinks Chief Betsy'BURMA
cotton whiskers off his blue serge Smith. "We were in the huddleon
Specialist Tony Zale should fight our own 20 yard line late in
suit. would ceremoniouslyfill
Daddy (CNS-For 40
Baekfield"Randolph years
All-Star for the world's middleweight title
the second when
his brand 50-cent pipe quarter George she
new Field has been cuttinga after the war," writes Al Buck in Frank told me to switch from left chugged and snorted up
from a gift tin of rare tobacco- through the 5,000-foot high rice
wide swath in service football last week's edition of The Sporting to right halfback and take the
with his
scented perfume-which paddies and jungles of Burmaa -
competition this season and is
one ball
on a reverse around left end.
adoring family had given him.He'd of the standout teams in the nation Zale's middleweight title Is frozen I started off, but Michigan was pot-bellied, asthmatic old loco-
emit a few fragrant puffs, today. The Texas Army back- for the duration and Abrams, who too alert. They for motive. Then the Japs capturedher
gag in his self-effacing way, and and converted her into a pill
field includes Bill Dudley (Vir- was stationed here before shippingout me, so I cut inside tackle. Most of
beam upon his loved ones as he to the Pacific is ranked the box burying her in the mud near
ginia), Pete Layden (Texas), Dip- as them had overrun the play, and I
crammed his corns into a pair ofjppers. py Evans (Notre Dame), and Ken No. 1 challenger by NBA. ran SO yards without being touch Myitkyina. With the capture of
] that town by Allied forces "Old
Holley (Holy Cross). -- ed. I remember
seeing Tommy "
Laughing little Junior would X ll Betsy, as she is called, was restored
stick the knife in the sofa, Just Flelder'T'CholoeWhen cut over after" me, but I to her former dignity by,
Six he was blocked out.
members of the
to see if it was real. Sweet Susan champion I GI railroaders and now is back
St. Charles High Schoolof ship football team were enlisted "Harmon, adds Smtih, "was
with a smile, would presenthim hauling supplies for use againstthe
with a 15-compartment wallet Columbus, Ohio, played at GI's before receiving appointmentsto everything anybody ever said he Japs.
Worthington the other day, the West Point, including Felix was."
made of genuine oilcloth. His T-U- %-Jj. l 1
whistle tooted the first and -
on play Blanchard, All-America plebe full-
wife would him with
present a
colored "Sou- Referee Billie Howard gave the back. :May Discharge Stars Phony Nurse Held
gay pennant reading .
Worthington captain his choice of NEW
venir of Niagara Falls, N. Y.," five penalties The officials had YORK (CNSReportspersist When Check Bounces
that medical discharges
and that him illusion
would give the -
detected five St. Charles fouls-il- Close ShaveOne loom for both S-Sgt. Joe DiMaggioand
he'd been someplace. WASHINGTON (CNS) She
legal formation, backfield man in
Indeed, it's a big event for Daddy motion, offside, holding and clip- of the last men to leave Yankees Pvt. Spud Chandler of the was wearing a major's uniform of
as well as the kids. Tradition- ring. the sinking escort-carrier Gam- DiMag is now drydockedin the Army-Nurse Corps and was
: 'Frisco
ally it's a holiday and Daddy has bier Bay off Leyte was Comdr. Chandler with stomach ulcers and decked out with campaign ribbons
the whole day off to himself, away Buzz Borries, the famed Naval is on limited duty. Pete and a Purple Heart Decoration,
Hunt At Reiser
from the stuffy office; and the Daytona Academy halfback, according to Brooklyn Dodger star, also but she made the mistake of pass.
he dried dishes Lt. Joe Hunt, 1943 national sin- The Yank The is reported awaiting a CDD. He Pittsburgh
moment has the Army weekly. ing a worthless check on a
cut the grass, unclogged the rain- gles tennis champ, Is now stationed carrier had taken 20 direct hits suffers from migraine headaches. hotel.

, spout, painted the screens, put : at NAS Daytona Beach. before Borries and his skipper -MJ-- The FBI investigated, found she
'. up the Venetian blinds, fixed the He was here briefly, before goingto finally clambered down the Army Beats Navy I was an imposter who had stolen

t hot water gadget, and taken Sis Daytona ship's side. Then for 42 hours LONDON, England.-A U. S. the uniform and Army creden.
for a walk with her new doll carriage -* !. they tossed around on a life Army team, loaded with former tials from their owner and was
he can relax and enjoy him Lt. Oliver M. Nordly is coaching raft with a Jap battleship only stars, defeated a Navy eleven, 20 wanted for passing bad checks in
self. Daddy doesn't even have to the Iowa Preflight basketball three miles away. to 0, to win the European cham Los Angeles, New York, San Fran-
hunt for his smoking materials; team: this season. Nordly was I Comdr. Borries was stationedat pionship before a footballstarvedcrowd cisco and Chicago as well. Arraigned
every place he turns somebody is mentor at Rochester and Iowa NAAS, Green Cove Springs, of 60,000 "Yanks." Ashley under the name of Ann
sure to hand him the lovely tobacco State Teachers before enteringthe before he went into action. Anderson, ex-Wisconsin player, Tripp Brown, she was held i\

and.. _his new pipe, with a Navy. scored twice for the Army. $6,000 bond for trial.Here's ..

merry is to quip mislay about his new how gifts.forgetfulhe The Station Tiger Football Squad Of 1944 -- -'

Like the sword swallower who

took a bow in the middle of his ........ ," ......--..-..---- ..- -_ _. -. ----_.-.---" ,
act, Daddy always has to do things -new

the hard way. But he loves it, and
we don't know what Santa would
do without him. .

Right now we're going to knockIt .9 iN
off for our holiday leave beginsat
midnight and Daddy has to hur-

ry home for Christmas.

Lily Bowl Gridiron

Tilt On January 7

F BERMUDA.-The third annual
S fit'' Lily Bowl football game betweenthe

U. S. Navy and Army forces
stationed here will be played on

Sunday, January 7, 1945.TV .
series is now even, the Soldiers -
winning the 1943 spectacleby '

19-18 while the Sailors pounded ,
out a 19-0 victory in 1944. tJ. : '

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military and government officials, The first colored football team to represent the Station In competition terminated a highly successful season with a record of four wins
attended the game the only one tie and one defeat, Coached by Orvlng Kin, SpA)3c( ) the Station Tiger tied liethune Cookman 6-6 and then beat 'em 27-0; crushed
game of American football played Florida Normal College twice by 73-0 and 31-0 and won by forfeit from Edward Waters College, and lot to the same team 1513.
-' en) the island. Coaches for the Here It: the Tiger quad Third row, left to right Sitting, Kemp, 8. Johnson, Hawkins, Drown, Watkins Warren and McEdwards second
i contesting elevens have not been row, I to r, Kneeling, Braxton, Hamilton, Blaagame, Burke, Black, Co. Capt. Ware, Tate, Washington and Bragg. Standing, 1 to r, Coach
I named as yet. Kler, Lewis, Whltten, C.. Johnson, Holman, Co. Capt. Tyke, Austin, Carbon, lacklelUore&onnu", Coonus, Ma}nor and Trainer.

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/ 21 December, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven t
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Compulsory Training Is Thermometers Soar As War Bonds Purchased \


Necessary If Nation To

Survive Says ForrestalIn { : .{

a letter to the Chairman of the Citizens' Committee for /'

Universal :Military Training, Secretary of the Navy James "

Forrestal recently expressed the opinion that "the measure "i

which you are advocating is of prime importance to the future -

of the country. .

"Whether we, as a nation, become "

embroiled in a war and Rank Standing \'
whether we as individuals must .

serve in the armed forces is not a '
: For ReservistsTo
decision in which we have a free 1

choice," continued the Secretary. ''O KIr
'The attack on Pearl Harbor demonstrated Be AlteredThe $-l 1

that submarine So did Germany's warfare Navy is going to revise it's 'tA Jt ..'..-,; 3 s r.!{ 1 t
unrestricted rank standing for reservists according $11j. )O
during 191416. Whether we like to a recent article carriedn : ? i
It or not, we live in a world wherewe "Skyscrapers," Floyd Bennett I'\
may have to fight-or be conquered Field station newspaper. The ar- .. tp'
ticle is quoted in toto below. I IIt
p "That statement implies no
disbelief In the efforts to estab- Inducements which the Navy is
lish a system of war security.We preparing to offer reserve officersto
do not need to abandon hope make a career out of naval
for a world association of nations service after the war are expectedto
!' that will Insure peace', but include date-of-rank standings
our aspirations toward that Ideal equal to those available to An- l '
must be tempered with the cold napolis graduates and other offic-
fact of reality We cannot afford ers of the regular navy, the authoritative -
to assume that any permanent "Army and Navy Jour '
state of peace will arrive nal" said.
I In the world o\ernlght. Affecting each officer's future
"Meanwhile, the enormous rangeof promotions and his base and In-
our aircraft carrier task forces grade pay Increases, such an as-
and of our B-29's can be hailed surance of opportunities equal to
with the greatest satisfaction, but those of regular Navy officers
we must bear in mind that each would be regarded as removingsome
such extension in the range of of the doubts which reserve
weapons brings about a cor- officers, drawn from civilian life
responding foreshortening of our for the duration, might have about
traditional immunity from attack. the desirability of staying in the \ 1 : fi v e
The airplane and the robot plane Navy after the war. The depart
already have dried up the English ment expects to need a large num-
Channel and they may also dry up ber of these reservists for regular k : Ai
the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. duty with the greatly expanded a
'"Therefore, if we should ever Navy which the United States will
.again? be plunged in war, I am have to help maintain world peace.
sure that we would all prefer that and security after the defeat of
our sons should have had a year's Germany and Japan.
training which would fit them to The "Army and Navy Journal"
take up promptly a citizen's responsibility said that James Forrestal, Secre
for defending his coun- tary of the Navy, has indicated he 1 d s
try. Universal military training is not satisfied with the outcomeof t i S '
contemplates simply that It is a recent survey of the attitudeof "- --
Here's of the at the 8 Dec. War Bond show at and At
not advocated as the means of al- reserve officers toward staying part milling throng staged Assembly Repair.
leviating social or economic ills. with the Navy post-war reg- the top thermometers depict the standings! of various departments, and are changed continually as
It is not an attempt to undermineour ulars and that another survey of bonds are bought. In the lower photo an attractive young woman garbed In the costume of a hula -
democratic institutions be- such intentions is expected to be girl circulates among the sailors, taking their orders for War Bonds The Insert "Toklo Kid" was prepared -
made. by a former' worker In A and K who has since lost his life in combat action, and was used as the
in other nations it has existed -
cause side by side with the demo- "One officer who talked to sev- theme of the rally by most of the speakers for the occasion.
eral reservists at said the ----
sea reserves -
many cratic years form It of is government simply a methodof for did not actually know what War Casualties Brought To HospitalsIn Variety Show .1
the Navy had to offer them. There- I
a citizen for the responsibility -
preparing This Nation Naval Air ServiceThe
of defending his coun- fore, many of the officers who By
For PersonnelOf
., make would have indicated their desireto
try If circumstances ever stay in the regular Navy other- boy with the missing leg : moval from the forward areas and
that responsibility paramount"Stevedore wise, would not commit them- looked up from the litter at the StationContinued
speedy! transportation
= Hospital Corpsman and smiled."I .
selves because of lack of knowl-
UnitIs edge of the Navy's rankdistribution came over in a Liberty Ship I This system of evacuating men From Page One
plans," the "Journal's" ar- but I'm going home in a plane," he whose recovery is not assured grips Rollend Kirchmeyer, 243
ticle says. I laughed "Not bad, eh?" I within 90 days was worked out by pounds, and Otto Schnable, 245
Praised By "It was pointed out that reserves -! His litter was lashed firmly in the Bureau of Medicine and Sur- pounds, former U. S. Army champion -
holding temporary promotions the passenger compartment of a I Kirchmeyer is one of the
and the Naval Air Trans-
Adm. Moreel if they choose to remain in huge four-engined Douglas Sky- : gery most scientific wrestlers to come
The 16th Special Natal Construction the regular Navy, will have the master. Near him were three other port Service. It was born under to Florida, and is at present South
Battalion, a stevedoring same standings as will Academy Navy men on stretchers, and 20 stress at Guadalcanal when the era heavyweight champion and
unit, bas been given a "well graduates and other Navy reg- who could sit upambulatorycases Marine planes that rushed am- Florida state champion.
ulars. If two lieutenants, one reserve they're called. All Romanoff retired undefeated
done" by Vice Admiral Ben Mo- were munition and gasoline for the ,
reel, CivIl Engineer' Corp, USN, and the other an Academy headed for the States-some for middleweight champion, will demonstrate _
Chief of the Bureau of Yards graduate, have rank of same date, long convalescence and eventual fighters on Henderson Field into every wrestling hold used
and Docks, for Its work in unloading they will each be in the same discharge from the service, others the Island took the wounded Ma- by past and present world cham-
cargo from the motor- bracket, for rehabilitation and return to the rines back to safer areas and base pions from William Muldoon in
ship Idaho at a Pacific advanced "As another illustration, gradu- fighting forces. hospitals. 1906 to the present champion,
base recently.The ates of the 1940 V-7 program will To all of them it meant homein ':- Texas Babe Sharkey
battalion, composed of be senior to 1941 Naval Academy 24 hours-a thing so wonderful, :Music will be provided by the
both negro and white personnel, graduates and junior to 1939 Naval mauled tissues were already knit- Sunday School For Commandant's Band under the direction
was handicapped both by a Academy graduates. ting a little faster and disease was Servicemen WomenA of Chief Musician Phil
shortage of lighters" and also the "It is believed that by giving finding it harder to do its insid- Bennett. "
lad that the cargo had to be discharged the reserves the same chances and ious work-but to the Navy It non-denominational Sunday WMMVVI BMV ':- --
while the vessel was at opportunities that regulars are meant simply that evacuation of School Class for servicemen and
anchor In the stream. The work given, a larger number of qualified casualties by air had come of age, women is being conducted each 'This Is The Army"Earns '
took six days. personnel will desire to remain had proved itself, and was goingon Sunday morning at The First $7,000,000 <
Vice Admiral MoreeH's letterto on duty with the regular establishment to greater successes. Presbyterian Church, sponsored
the officer In charge of the after the war." The boy with the leg shot off by the church's Co-ed Class, according WASHINGTON (CNS) Ckn.
-S J battalion stated that the ship's ETTj-- in a landing craft at St. Tropezon to an announcement this George C. Marshall Chief of Staff,
officers are reported to have Hoop Team D-day in the South of France, week. The class convenes at 0945, U S, Army was presented with
stated that the 16th's perform Civilians interested in playingon his neighbor'on the next stretcher and coffee and doughnuts are the 7,000,000th dollar bill raised
ance exceeded in efficiency any the men's basketball team, getting over a virulent fever, and served to those attending Reg- through showing of the film "ThisIs
discharge the ship had experienced which is to be entered in the the sailor with a severe hand in- ular International Sunday School the Army," by Harry M. War-
either" In U. 8. Ports or In City Men's Basketball League, : fection, were alike in one respect. lessons are given with all visitors ner, president of Warner Brothers
the European theatre. please contact Mr. E. D. Pardue, I All were benefitting from the the- taking part in the discussion Mrs.S. Pictures. Paid admissions to-
on Extension 759. rapeutic value that goes with re H Fifield teaches the class. tal nearly 65,000,000.

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Editorial Offices \

,I Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office,8335 Bldg. 13 1> SALLi sII

, i The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air : I
a News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's .W)

Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the .

i Employees' Association for Civil Service Employee q I
,, Officers
William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D, Myers Treasurer I lly Leola Jones
'Yt: Polly Vetter, Secretary ,
"Twa-a the night' be/ore ChristmasAnd
Directors all the house-
George H. Martin Mell C Jackson
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods I Not .a creature was''stirring) I
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth :tt, McDuffie Not even a mouse.'
r'; Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KincalJ I
Polly Vetter Well that HI' verse doesn't exactly II
apply here for It Isn't the
News Reporting Staff night before Christmas (It's three '

Assembly and Repair: more shopping days before) and

Maintenance ..'......................_........-..........................Walter Riviere someone was stirring (this re- I: Everyone seems to have their eyes on the wicked curve ball thrown ) \
Accessories. T Martin Frances Hanchey Mary Markham porter) for I decided to borrow I liy Walter C. Crevasse of the Publicorks Department. It's the regular

;. Metal and Machine......Y..._.... Delma E. Register "Slim" Tyler the "roving reporter" style this FrIday night Civilian Bowling league In session at the Springfield -

Engine Overhaul .......Y.,....?........................................Lillian Lindsay issue and play "stool pigeon" for I Alleys,_which Is sponsored_ by the KmplojeeV Association. _

I Progress ..............-...................-.......................-...........Tom Quinn "Santa Claus," getting some of the -
Aircraft Overhaul ......._..._...................._.........Amelia Drawdy wishes of our employees for their SAFETY SLANTSBy WAVE OrderliesTo
j Interim Overhaul ..............................................._.........Laura Adams Christmas presents-some gentle lThere
I 1 Production Eng. ............._._.............?_.??...............Don Ragin hints, ya know-but, say, look The Safety Engineer
Production Eng. ...............................-................................-J. H. Silver what some of them are asking for: See Service
IVb Employees ..........._..........................................._..Adeline Jade Mr, Myers (Chief Clerk of the are always a substantial
number of casualties during the ...
Inspection and Survey: Accounting Department) says that

Aircraft Overhaul _.................................?........*...Muriel E Mitchell he will settle for a brand new Christmas shopping RUSH. Most On NATS PlanesNaval
I Supply Dept. ..........._.............................................................Ruth LoveA automobile. Ditto Lilton B. liar'rell all of us are excited and happy
: & R. Depts .Ruth C. Raisch Ora L. Dixon R. Gagnon and Virginia Shaw. However, over the prospects of the good Air Transport Service
i Sara Verner Priscilla Glenn Edna Hammers Virginia says she will have nothing things that come with the Yuletide plans to use Navy women as flight
loved will be
Many ones re-
s therlne Cleveland less than a bright yellow convertible orderlies on all continental trips

t Public Work Dept........-...........Ethel Shanahan Barbara Faulkner turning home and a general get- just as soon as special courses now
together of friends will be prevalent.
Mathews George Dwelle Informs that
l Ethel Carolina Howell us in progress are completed and adequate -
; Louise Abraham he would like a round trip ticketto personnel have been trained.At .

Supply Department.........................................................-..Lisette Temple Miami, Fla., lots of money, and As a result, the stores trains, the present time. WAVES
4 I buses, and streets will be more
in order to enjoy both-ten days who
underwent a course of instruction -
other time
congested than at any
leave Oretha Daugherty wantsall .
I similar to that given trans.
that money can buy. I of the year. Automobile traffic : port airmen are standing instruc-
will be at its peak, therefore let
Inside Public WorksBy Barbara Black says about the tional watches in squadrons basedat
us watch our step. The most Important -
best thing that she could hope Patuxent River Maryland, and
for would be for her husband to "DON'T" is Jay walking are gaining practical air transport
Ethel )(. Shanahan I return from overseas. Same goes Let us hope not to spend Christ- experience prior to assignment to

The Public: \Notks Department Beneficial l A'v a rdl; for Lillian Harper and Mildred mas in the hospital or on the injured actual flying duty
h lather proud of the leioid it Shaffer. Mildred added a big I list at home. Since the Bureau of Naval Personnel -
nuJ tot the Bond Drive The check to hers too. I While boarding or alighting from granted authority to rate
quota was $25,000 and it subscribed I Just Announced Melba Owrstreet is wishing for buses or trains and from private enlisted women as Specialists (V),
to approximately $37.000 new furniture for her home. Ruth I cars, let's be careful and look I the transport airman rating, and

worth of Bonds. A special record F. F. Ackerly-Shop 41 ...$ 25.00 Mann is interested in a "remodeling -! both ways around and over that : the first class of prospective Air
wa established by the P. W Maintenance Idle Spring Tension Tester. job" for her home. I armful of bundles and baggage. I Transport Officers reported to
<< of the Cold Storage Plant, I Minnie Lee Goodman will be Those bundles and baggage don'tALWAYS NATS Atlantic on July 26, 1944.
who with only a quota of $600 I Claude H Cribbs-Shop happy with a date with a hand I give you the right of I for indoctrination, classes have

turned in $4,923, made possible 37A ..........................'........... 25.00 some young gentleman. (Wonder I way. If you are driving. respect been held regularly both there arid
with the purchase of two $1000 Alignment Gauge for if she has her eyes on any partic- the rights of others and drive on at Miami, Florida. .
Bonds each by L H. Richie and I PV-1 landing gear struts. ular guy-here's your chance, II the defensive at all times. I The training program in under
E. H. Beane, L V. Dickey lead- J. M Cooper-Engine boys.) That little Christmas huntingalso the supervision of Lieutenant t jun.

ingman of the group, is pleasedto Overhaul ............ .............. 100.00 Aubrey F. Wilson wants more I has its hazards. Remember ior grade) Helen J. Merrill. USNR.
I the rules. Keep that gun unloaded : Houston, Texas a former airlines
put it mildly Lord Engine :Mount War Bonds and Francut R. Gardner :
The Design Section has anothernew Bearing Jig expects a stocking full of can until ready for use. Climbing I hostess. It Includes practical instructions

poppa! Leroy Toska is the Carl H. Law-Shop 80S..... 2500 dy nuts, oranges apples and a I fences with a loaded gun has often in flight control space
father of a second child this time I Chain Puller for installation great big candy peppermint cane brought about sad results, and control, the cargo shed and the
a baby girl. He insisted it is I of PBM Landing I on top (Sounds good.) Richard when that gun is fired be sure Air Transport Office. The WAVES ,
.1 Just as hard on daddy and byway I Flap Chains. McCracKen says nothing less than that game is your target. Last, work with the loading and unloading

of proof the "morning after" M. H Lazarus-Shop 4i... 50.00 more telephone numbeis. (Busi- but not least "that poison ivy of cargo and passengers,
wu sound asleep when his ride Foot Lever ass'y for ness or pleasure ? ) will get you if you don't watch and make familiarization flight
came by. The suggestion was I Spark Plug Sand Blast I Leo Moore is counting on suitsof out." in an R5D transport plane.
t made to bring his attire along and Machine new clothes Ellis Chalker MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL -

!.t' complete it on. arrival-overruled G. G assey-Shop 11...... 30.00 would like to find a book on correct I!I from
-a few mnutes late, he came in Mounting Bracket for timekeeping i procedure THE SAFETY DEPARTMENT Statement; Bv I
1 1 sheepishly.Our I Voltage Regulator. (Don't think there is anyone strong -

new employees this week W. D obley-I & S........ 25.00 enuff to write one after a career I !
are: R. E. Carlson. Design Sec I Center Section attaching I' of it. Chalker.) Helen Holland will ,I Shop 20I I Admiral KingTo
tion: Mrs Mary Young, Design angle check Jig settle for a big bottle of "Channel ,,

Section Specifications, Olga D. P. H. Roberts-Shop 82.... 60.00 No. 5' ( as will the rest of us). I|I I "Slim" Tyler All :Men and \Vomeii
Rozich, P. W. Lab. and N. B. i .
; Safety Wire Tool. I I Martin Offenbenj smiles and
i The shop sure looked deserted Producing for the Navy:
Cattail Maintenance. Miss Car- J. A. Rist- Planning............ 200.00 says with a nod, "Oh about a mil last Monday Several were sick I I On this fourth wartimeChristmas i
rail used to be with Housing and Wrench 50 cat Machine lion dollars." ( Must be planning I' I vlsh
I and some were on vacation. to extern!
ia glad to be back again Gun Oil ButTer. to retire.) Leoia Canfield wants Ask a Chinaman how cold the greetings and tluinks In behalf

The Christmas spirit I* gathering I M C. Hearn.......................... 10.00 overtime pay with no overtime I weather is and he will go tocounting of the fighting; men of the fleet,
momentum as a very unique Bullet bolt pilot TBF or work. Dorothy Moore shook her
I ( his coats to show you. to you; whose loyal support| | on
and unusual command was given TBM or similar airplane. head and replied very definitely j I: Well last Monday three coat the I.rocludlon line is helping
out to one and all to attend and I E C. Clevenger-Radio...... 15.00 "Golly a trip to Honolulu would weather. to carry them to victory.In .
I take part in a holiday party on Special tool for installation be wonderful! I Incidentally, isn'ta This colj weather is another 'I a very real sense, our pastSIK
the ve'of Christmas in the Design I of condenser Insulators certain Mr Moore in Honoluluat !! reminder 'cesses" hate l been pae 4"t1" by
that Christmas is
t Room. Present, tree and all. I in ATA & ARC-5. present, Dot? ) Ora Lee Byrd 'around the corner. Some of Just the I the great |>r xlu<'tlve effort on
Congratulations to J. B. Haynes I H L. Padgett-Shop 31...... 35.00 turned domestic and stated that folks here in Shop No. 20 I I the home front. They have ben
who made 8Ktc: and T. P. Allen Hot Air Drier for fuel she would like to find a big. delicious are I won through maximum -
used cooperation
I to
seeing plenty of snow and!
II now Sic, of the Public Works PI tanks. I ham I Hey. Butcher!") ice on Christmas. They will miss I between the assembly line
I Division Keep up the good work I I In addition to the above, the following "cola asked me what I I'd like. it this but hOIon't be I and the firing line. It U imperative -
When! Santa pomes my way year so '
The Inspection Department is two employees were pre- I dlrtn he to think too hard, bad. If it snows or if the sun 'l that this fine teamwork -
happy to have Mr. St. Petery back '': sented with letters of commendation I knew Just what to say: shines if it is cold weather or if ;;, continue to the end of themdruggle
11 after being away for several : I don't desire many thIngs. .
it is hot weather there will always
1 m sure not hard to pleaP.
weeks. j I C. H. Israel-Shop 35: But the greatest Rift vvc all could a.k be plenty of Christmas spirit i iI I \\e must, now redouble our
y The Contract Section sang Happy --|| Tool to remove dents in F1Fi I Would he "A HOLY LASTING' where there are Americans. Yes! effort, only by AU'ttalned hard
I Birthday to SK3c Hollie Ware i and KM Landing, Gear Strut Pl-\CE." -Harold Dlggett I!I Even in the fox holes and aboard I, I work and hard fighting ran wehope
\ the other day. Hollie won't tell I I Cylinders. I Ending the column for now- battleships there is something ; to shorten the war. I am
her age, but she really doesn't act p' J. B. Wright-806: I wishing all of you a very MERRY I about Christmas that brings comfort I confident that each one of you
we mean look, a day over 16. How i I' Anchor Cable Markings. CHRISTMAS and no "morn- and cheer to the weary and I at this Christmas eason will
about it. Hollie? I Letters of Commendation for enlisted Ing-after" headaches! wounded. Their thoughts turn to I rededicate ;yourself anew to \
Mr Miller, from the Dry Docks | personnel were entered in I ----' l -- loved ones at home and memories I 'your Individual wartime tasks .,
has been working in Lt. Arm- their service record: they cherish. Yes, you will feel In order that victory may he
t Iiruat'i office for the past few I' I. T. Vieis AM2c : we have grand Christmases even I, hleved as soon as pn'444ible-
d ys. We are happy to have you Jig and Plates for die set. Vapor Trails without snow here in Florida. i and that "1>..&(.* on earth, goal

:Mr. Miller and wish you could be P. T. KellyPortable : from Supply in'tlie'llon The cigarette shortage is no will toward lilt'''" may be regained -
with u* longer. Field High Tension Ca- B> I'rlsiilla Glenn I problem for Dorothy Acousta She for all the nation. of the
-'-i 4 I ble Tester. I world.
It's alright for Lieut. I Ijff j ) Cruse came walking up the aisle todaysmoking
12 Million Armed) Torres I,I I t;. J. KING.Admiral .
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-' a cigar and looked like j
: to smoke big black cigarswecan
; WASHINGTON (CNS) Net open a window but by golly, she was really enjoying. I i ______ U._S. Navy
of U. S. Armed Forceswas Combat SceneFRANCE I asked of the
strength some girls what
it's the last straw when he stands Drop In Any Time
11859000 Oct 1. M. Gen CNS) A and they wanted most for
on ( major Christmas I
J I outside and blows the smoke In! CARMEL, Cal (CNS) "How
Lewis B Selective Serv- stool battlefieldwith Mildred Sewell wants
Hershey a captain on the a record
I Mmmm'! You ought to hear Mr. I[ much land do have here. Major
Director. to the Senate I II by Rex Ingle of you
ice reported their backs to the enemytalking sung "Th Nail ?"
Cole tell us all about how to make '' a slightly flustered reporter
I Military Affairs Committee about something T/Sgt. i Scarred Hand Donna Worthy'
fruit cake. I repeat! Mmmm'Mr asked Gen Joseph W. Stilwell
Horace H Drew, Milllnj. S, C. I
t wornart I I Hood and Mr. Kirkland are oua': I when the latter visited his home
saw a German drawing! a bead on
Kpars and Marines-and SO.000Wacs them. Drew killed the German regular old homebodies. They'reforever One of our inspectors once remarked -, here recently" "Just what you see,
The officers went talking dreaming of a time when that that horn doesn'thave r Sarge, replied the general witha
-- --- -- on --_ I I they can sit in front of a big fireplace a pretty sound at all, but grin.
I and do nothing but toast when 1630 comes, it certainly doea'
Production Engineering I their toes. Don't we all though, sound beautiful. There's some- 'Want Santa Claus!
It W, F. Ledford this
at least to a certain extent'Neef's thing to that: .
Week to take duties elsewhere.The .
certainly lucky. Ht 's go- A certain pretty young lady: that !
Iltr .7. H. Silver ------- gang in the drill section
ing home for Christmas. He liveswhere works 'I gave
I just outside of the oft ice
Sorry that I did not have anything i home to his family to further recuperate it snows. too. 'Tis a shame says that the inspectors stick together him a leather Jacket :Next day ho
'i in last week's issue. but as until he is able to return we r I have aaid and ( isn't to work. We. of P.E Norma EwalJ is back on the job Wf
again again I
hip your i, .Tb > that familiar! ). I can t very well I recovery will be very soon. wit( Uif! 'inspector.; tat all. When Aw, "Sairy," they Jea'.Jike to after Elizabeth being sick Lewis for a week.week'svacation
write a column without information Welcome aboard, Ensign Wm tha|.)!rdj'ooldWfnd starts sweeping tt'iya! spent a

I but here are a >fev i items. B. Borrmann We hope your stay: tnrouglij.tha'' building, everybody It surely I is'gratifying to learn in Tampa and Fort Myera.

that may besot interest. in },.Fir i? art eventful one: starts. dancing arounl to that there are helpful people in John Tice will have to walk the
Lieut. W. S. Moni3- the CnngMtulUort 'Lieut.- (}& keep warm. ,, this world. Thanks for putting a and}
straight narrow path Hiswife
Chemical. .shd- Metallurgical' Lab- Henry .G Boning:: 'on your prd- 'H,2ti.aly{ .we'Qi, atl| ,worried hook on my desk Mr. Hood. works in the A &. It.now. .
e 'oratory, whq was very scle! ..iad in motion! from Ensign: Thdl. sitvefr. afx yt'K| way/3xj\yjn; ; : ( Aitf, The MERRY CHItIfiTMAS.every. What young lady said: to Roberta .
the. lt'. piUI, >v.-eh..aSl"'to..gf> i bsr3re b 'comJll "' situation is, actually getting scri- body! Don't let ol' Santa "
I .'... gyp ya' j : "Oh you beautiful man!


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December, 1944 CIVILIAN NEWS


Inspection And Survey Department RECRUIT A FRIEND !

'I Metal, Machines & Accessories Div."A" \ Ntr

.- Ruth C. nal<;('h, Reporter

Frank Moriarty, Asst. Reporter Hurried Call To : ;; :

Just imagine, Dec. 21st! Oh. ;

Boy! Only three more days and .
nights and Santa will be here, Housewives Who r r ,

and then just a few days more 4 .
and Eve usher in a New Year. Have '
Want To WorkThis .
you thought about your New -
Year's Resolution yet? May we k P

suggest this one: "Buy more week's recruiting attentionIs t :tjt a
Bends." directed to the housewives and k, :

Our best wishes and congratulations other women of Jacksonville not i
go to Chief Warrant Offi. now employed in an essential job. '
a :
err R. C. Smith, who was recently Their skills are needed to back : r

advanced from Warrant Officer to the the front !
up men now on by :
his present rank. Chief Warrant '
helping our Navy get more necessary ti +a
Officer Smith is our Machinist Officer material to them in the short Ei EiTh
and we are proud to be M H>- : est possible time. Women are :
viated with him.
I urgently needed now to accept po-
Mr. J. M. Hinson, Metal and stitions as storekeepers, propertyand
Machine Principal Inspector helda supply clerks record cterks
meeting of his department Dee and typists. Qualifications are not
l th. Past year records of inspectors : too rigid and while previous experience -
were gone over and Mr. Hin- will be helpful it neces

..:ta eon called for continued Improve. sarily need not be a deciding fac- .
ment, stressing the importance of tor. Training will be given to those
inspectors duties and need for reducing selected for this work. ( ,

absenteeism to a new low All NAS personnel are urged to ,
Mr. Hinson said he was well effort between O
make every now r ? I
pleased with the standards set by and January 15th, to contact as i 1

the inspectors and asked their many women as possible in an endeavor .
continued support in the line of to recruit them for one of |I

duties entrusted to them. these Jobs. This gives all recruiters :
committee awards to +
"The on
a splendid source for new recruits -
rivll) employees for suggestions offt'rf'd" o and should be an Impf'tus'' N
selected two from Inspec- to each recruiter towards winningone :
tion & Survey Dept. recently of those -"'ar Savings: Bonds
namely, Dean Mobley from ourM'n which will be awarded by the Employees I 4
( department, and John Finen- Association for Civilian' ,
co from our A&R office. We are Employees I + } H x
really proud of you two and offer Remember: this contest closes on 7

you our congratulations. This is January 29 1945.: Only three recruits -
indeed an inspiration!' to each and I are needed to qualify. The
every one of us. Dean was transferred more contacts made the more recruits -
to Aircraft Overhaul this I you-will be able to sign up.
past week from Shop 26 Best of Give your Navy that added boost!!

luck. Dean, on :your new assignment i Recruit a woman WAR WORKER

"Fighter Line today!! : r rQ'tolI'
We like this one : Hungry: Wave < '; u; J
t ,,,, _. 7v
passing! near Blast Furnace in $1.0OO war bond at the A & R bondshow I alp
Shop 23B.: "Hey Chief: 8ClIukln' and rally Friday night Dec. oar rlY.'

?: Sth. Mr. Blitch also purchased a
--- ----- I $1.000 bond during: the last bond division.lona! .

i i"B" drive. Notable on "A" shift was Accessories"A" Wilson is back on the job Little Things
Instrument Shop G. V. Hutto snapper of the Electrical again.: Her husband Jimmy, came ,
Instrument Dept., who rang home on leave recently while his
\ the bell with a $500 bond Shift ship was in for repairs. It was a from A And R
Shift There have been several additions i- surprise visit and from all Indi-
to our enlisted personnel : cations the two of them helped
Hy Iaryfhhnll1 I Waves Anna R. Eby and Kathleen I' ByV.. E. SchneiderAll paint the town vermillion hue-- I Maintenance
and William SchneiderDon't Duke S2c; also Dewey Worth, hands extend a friendly welcome and we don't blame them

forget the big dinner Sic AMM, Irry R. Quitmyer. AMM3c to Lieut. Comdr. A, B. Shae- \1 Janet Hartley is the latest ad- By Walter Ri\ler'

dame for "B"shift in the Silver I Robert L. Steffen, S2c, Paul fer, USNR. who has been assignedto dition to the Optical Dept.'s corn- I Fred Olive"urtis has returned to
Room of the Seminole Hotel, Saturday D. Smith, Sic AOM, Joseph P.Wermerly duty here as Accessories Division I era staff. Rather photogenic herself the Machine Shop after having
night Dec 30th. :More than AMMI 3c, and JamesH. Officer Lieut. Comdr. Shae- eh? '
](I() attended the last event also Lentz. Sic AMM. Welcome to fer comes here from the Naval Air I I With all the new faces'coming: been off because of illness the
held at the Seminole and this one all of you Station, Atlanta. Georgia, wherehe into the shop, several of the more past several weeks. We are all
promises to be even bigger: and The other night a young n1anentt'l't'd was Engineering:: Officer of the experienced wolves are getting glad to see him back on the job
better with everybody looking forward the shop with a broad Instrument Flight Standardization out their traps again for the open because he has been missed
time. I smile but evidently a trifle nerv- Board with collateral duties in the season. Don't say we didn't warn
to a mighty good where he could 'I. Instrument Division Previous to can run just throughout the entire division.We .
Production in the gyro room on ous as he inquired you girls-now you
*B" shift is going: along smoothly find a vacant apartment none his assignment to the NAS Atlanta fast enough to get caught. I are very proud to report
Louis D. Connally. Ga., he had completed an additional I Strickland is a new ad-
in fact somewhat ahead of this i other than \ I Henry i I that Plant Maintenance went "over
This notwithstanding I AMMlc. of the gyro room. How tour of duty in the Pacific. dition to the Pressure Instrument in
time last month. the top" of our assigned quota
that a number have been come, Connally ? Wedding bells ? We miss Mary Gore's smiling Dept.. and young enough to be a the recent Sixth War Bond Drive,
those who If so, when and where ? face In the Typewriter Dept. We hard worker. '
ill with colds. Among Gladys Julia Calhoun of Pressure Instruments know that you are on sick leave, i There were several servicemenat and by a very substantial\ amount.
have lost' time lately are I I and Lil White who
Wile Dept.. spent the past Mary, but hurry back. Say. we the party who had served over- Tom Roberts
Johns Ophelia
Rose I I
Green for
Griffen and Hazel week-end at Crescent City, Fla. could use you here right now. seas and they certainly did enjoy o were in charge of the drive
son. Mabel 'I R. R. Hans, of Bombsight Shop This machine needs your atten- themselves. the Maintenance Division, askedus
take precaution
Chadwick. Let's every that Larry Juras of that Credit for the success of the to extend to all hands their
well that reports I
folks will to not keep fall down so in o department was suddenly transferred tion.H.. L. Barbee. AMM3c, la now party should go: to Stanley Chambers appreciation for the cooperation
production these.Here's to mess cooking and hopesto I assigned to typewriters and office i who worked long and hard given them by everyone throughout -
critical: times like I old the entire drive. Both Lil
In repair. Barbee is an How about few
to B. C. be signed: back soon. the machine I for the cause. a
congratulations "B" I meantime he wishes his buddies a I hand on Burrough's Adding Ma- more of you guys and gals turning White and Mr. Roberts did a
Blitch. acting quaiterman and should prove to all the splendid job, having their task
the Merry Christmas and Happy New chine repair : out next time? After
shift for jumping aboard of Year. be a very valuable man to this more the--well the more room forgetting lightened by Mr.! E, L. Padrick.
Bandwagon with the purchase -- ----- acquainted. Mr. W. W. Scot, Mr. C. A.

Nellie Dunlap 1 Reece Mr. Fred Brunson and Mr.
Viola Dameron,
Girl Cagers Mix It Up and Marjorie Andrews are the '1 Hammond White, each buying

newest persons assigned to the< $1.000 bonds.
Eleotiical Instrument Dept. Mar j I The Maintenance officer has
jorie had been in that departmen :' been moved from the old location

sometime in the past and has just in the Accessories area to the
M been reassigned.The nice new offices built for them m

v rover boys, who get arounca the warehouse. The new locationis
lot are told that one of the< most convenient and desirably
gn-l.i in that department has been located. In a recent conversationwith
<-eating longing eye in a certain Mr. Sauer. the Foreman, he
thi 1 stated the following: "A more efficient -
'I'r '('tun. Don't try to figure :
.. tiiout 'cause-we won't give yoHI.V \ service! can now be rendered -
:4 help and that's final! by Maintenance because of
? lid Decker Smith, who always o the improvement of office facIlities -
4 at ," He pointed out that we have
Q. ha>- a very hilarious time a pariv -
i r t have a sedative before he came 1 set up a department for receivingand
C F N. the Windsor or did the beauti dispatching trouble calls with
1 a telephone assigned for that pur-
nil; blonde bombshell act"as a re-
: ; % .e !ruining influence? i I pose only. The telephone number
'j lbr. Earl learn changed over to the is S287. and the nice little Wave
# r 'B shift gills He is acting as who answers will see that your

r night supervisor in the Bombsight l, call is directed to the proper person
Shop. C. F, Wimbrow left Friday and that it in taken care of
.4-I for six weeks instruction at the I promptly. Also, there is the Ma-
Naval Ordnance Plant at India terial Procurement Department
.a napolis. Indiana. We know of twc ;j extension, 8149, and they will always i"I '
sF former residents of that city they I be ready to help you in iordering i j

once worked for the same optica : any necessary materials', .
firm ) who would give a lot for I Mr. Sauer said that the telephonein
That opportunity. his own office will have the

L. Pecora. AOMB2c is I a new same number as always'!, extension!
arrival in the Bombsight Shop one 1738, and that he can be contacted .
i i a of the few newer men who have there when necessary.
Il i I Y had some experience on that job Lieut. ( jg) Nelson Gritton, Jr..
I Ie Chief Barnhart is back off leave Asst. P. M. Officer, reported that
.Just missed Santa by a hair didn't : on last Sunday about 1.115, a

you. Chief ? little male stranger weighing: ap-
There i is a lot of peculation In proximately 7 pounds.. 10 ounce,

O.lrl llaakeiiwll) team inked It up a bit recently Vn practice the air it has something to do was inducted into the Gritton fam- 1
Th Supply Dpurlmeit' CltHUn of o Santa Claus will, ily. It is reported that both mother
fetation in the City League Uai"l ****on. MK; iuta Jorhum with what gifts
game. Tit girl.' team Mill represent the tW sliest tine sewn lour l>wn eompkird. bring and how to get that last l and on are doing nicely ant'J .
iH at tap
nlll right I
Supply. coach, promlMMi that her u..un station are eligikk t.. play with this IUM this scar ........Nl- minute present off to Aunt Mamie that papa II almost back to norm
M\linn girl from all ik>par
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New Tune Sweeps Champion Tree Sitter Of 14 Years I Florida Climate II isenoaomteammmnlommamam! a ..u

WAVE movie BarracksThe "Meet Me In St. Ago Is Student At Training Center ; Is Nice, Asserts :II M. A. D.:.: j:

Louis" certainly has! made a big ----- 1--- - -----___ __ i Ramblings9omamnnmramnnnataou..ootas.

hit in the Waves barracks The Editor Note: The () U an and under their tre-e. Admiringlittle Vet t Of Aleutians"This o ,
song. by that name was! all one etcerpt I from a story recently prepared boys and girls Mood around, i .
could hear for three day.! before I by the United Preys for dls- and Indulgent' neighborhood/ fathers By Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr.
trlbutlonno Its member Florida climate Is nice
taps after taps and the first thingin : newMuipors.It and mothers stopped to ,
the morning The upper left te.I.I>, of published the UP here through the cour- talk to the two youngsters.Fame / but I would like to see a real win- Pvt. William R. Stahley Jr., Hq. ; :
I ter again" You have probably Squadron, has double cause to celebrate .:!
wing is gifted with a quartet of Fourteen years ago a little boy spread and news reportersand .
heard a number of us "NATTCenters" during. the holiday season.. ,
singers and they will challengeany : became angry with his mother and
I photographers came to "cov-
say that, but we can He had last week .
assure i a birthday
other that is willingto
quartet and in for
: went out sat a tree ex- er" the story. Press associationsplckt'd t
dispute their ability. Every actly two weeksthus becomingthe you that you won't hear D F. a very happy one, too, judging
it before
and the
up long,
I Herrera say it. I from all the gifts: and congratulations. ."
evening you can find these girls world's champion tree sitter two kids
Chicago: were the talk
I IMarJ'aret I He returned Bill's also right on the ball .
recently from the
Mary Esther Pratt. Mary Burke and cracking. front page of the country. Ed became ill had
Lewis, and Velma Gram pers in all parts of nt'wspa-I to climb down. But Herb stayed Aleutians, where he put in almost when it comes to the "giving"end

metz. singing at the top of their Today the same little boynowa on until he had been up 3:1):: hours i two years of duty, and* 30 or 40 below ; of it, and though he doesn'tmeasure ..
lungs to the sound of hair pins and young man of 26--proudly wears exactly 14 days to the minute. zero I is nothing unusual. Her- up to Santa Claus physically ?
showers. I the uniform of the United States rera, an AMMlc halls' from Los I he's 'about as big as a half
Such was Herbert's brief hourin of cider), he surely the ... .-
pint ::
Angeles and is a student in the I gave
such and
Where is Bobo? ? ? ? Every evening I Navy and things as tree
the world's busy spotlight. Since old for his t,
Automatic Pilot School. After jolly gent a run money
you can hear this question flagpole sitters. yoyo experts and I I
., asked a million times. The main live goldfish: swallowers are far then he has been a typical young finishing. boot camp at San Diego during a couple of recent shopping
American trying. to .get along in tours in the v
reason for this question!' is to find'' from his mind. i i in April of 1912 he joined a PItY city.
"That 7.8ntuff, makes the world, When between 18 and patrol squadron operating off the --- --
out if BOnO has been fed but mesick I
there is little chance that she! ." said light, IM-'h'lf'd| 19 years of age he married MissMarJ'lUet California coast. This duty lasted : Another generous hearted

(he? ) hasn't because' almost everyone Herbert tJlln: ham, Jr., of Chicago Malloy native of Bethlehem about four months, after which he "junior" !I" Sgt. John Oklford
in the barracks has had a III., I"2c, t ralnf'tIn the Pa", then living in Chicago.. was transferred to Dutch Harbor. Brown, Jr., a Bostonian who can A
hand in feeding. him. The questionyou A \ I a 11 I o n tltdrldan'f'IIatf': : They have two little girls, Joan "We had been there only a couple -I run rirclcs around anyone whenit
are probably wanting to ask is School of the Nasal Air Technical -- Kay, seven-year-old brunette with of weeks," said Herrera comes to wrapping packages: .
now to be answered as BOBO is Center at Jaek"on,Illf'. gray green eyes and Barbara Ann "when our squadron accounted for i Matter of fact, that's. the way' he
I a baby kitten. "And as for Sinatra and his cute brownette with blue eyes. "six, Jap subs' and a number of wraps 'cm running around in

The Christmas spirit is beginning swoonerswell, Sinatra I don't go Both attend Burnside public school, cargo. and transport ships clr les. Significant/ to note that ,

to tell on everyone as a great for and as for kids, well, you Chicago. They write their daddy. "After that life became rather the /good sergeant' initials spell
many packages are being received l know how kids are. Sinatra's alright send him ,school papers upon which routine and quiet but I will say Ion," which |he makes It a

by the girls. Many can hardly I guess, but give: me Bmg, they've received good grades. that it was different and interest- habit to keep tea
keep from opening them, but some anytime, everytime" Herbert has been in the Navy ing.. The cold was the one thingI Chief :MA., preaches the same ,
k have will power and put them Herbert was onlv 11 when he four months, coming to Jacksonville could not get used to. They say I go"|M>l to his men and makes <-
away. One J'irl'' opened her box and his best buddy, Edward Swam- I after completion of "boot it has gone down as low as 60 It stick without giving the bojs --J:

and found three pairs of beautiful' bom, also 11, decided to go after the training" at Great Lakes. 111., and i below but in the winter it would i| the feeling they're stuck After
hosiery (almost nylons), She then tree-squatting championship So at war's endwell Herbert, Missus usually range between zero and 25 all, Brown known what It meant .-
proceeded to go throughout the they tied a couple of wooden arm- and the kids are heading West- below to l>e Murk he'd always had .;;.

barracks making her the envy of chairs approximately 15 feet above say Nevada Wyoming or Colorado I "In the summer it would hit a that middle name. (No" offense,
all. From now on that certain the ground in a big old willow where he hopes to keep working : high of about 70. Then the days kid.In't we a "junior, too?)

.girl will really have to keep her about a half block from their on airplanes' if he can or as an I were surely odd. In the winter the _

locker locked when she is out. Ha! homes. electrician if he cannot. sun would come up around 1000 : Pfc Walter F. Kwolek. Jr., has
Christmas wrapping is still Next Herb's father Herbert ---- Wi _-- --
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and set about 1330: while in the been playing Santa Claus all ':fl
flourishing. at both the Hostess Elllngham, Sr., amused at summer the sun would shine practically through the year in giving freelyof r
House and the auditorium. All the : such crazy kid-goings-on, tactfully Navy Doctors Come To the entire day his artistic talent. Walt is responsible -'.

Waves working at these projects I suggested a couple of automobileseats Aid Of Ship's Mascot "Dutch Harbor, as you probably for many of the bright ,._,'
do it in their free time and should might be mare comfortable. attractive both inside '
i know is a volcanic island so there Squadron signs, _
really be congratulated. Fellows I The boys agreed, seats were sent SAN JUAN P. R.--The finest and outside of the various ... ....,
wishing to have presents wrappedare up by rope and pulley and lashedin surgical skill and equipment avail- are no trees or Marine barracks. Among. his other .,;!
reminded that Christmas is and Herb and Ed settled vegetation. The '
place able were brought into use recently contributions are a number of .
only a few days away-and that in new eyrie. to save the life of "Duchess" natives there clever name plates which grace ;.'

mailing is really congested. Herb's father and mother, and one-year-old canine pet of a U S. are heterogeneous the desks in many of the offices .,:
--- --- three sistersone now Mrs Jane Navy ship."Duchess. tribe What finer gift could a man receive .

Sonny: "Dad, why was Adam Matts. Chicago, and Misses Betty ," born aboard a Dutch at Christmas, or any other .. ."
made first?" and Joyce Ellington, now living atLas patrol boat and adopted by an and earn their ? time than the priceless measure .

Dad: "To give' him a chance to Vegas Nev., brought food American crew when three days living from fish of satisfaction that must surely be ',,
say a few words" and drink to the tree dwellers and old was about to .give birth to ing. Unataska his as he sees on all sides evidence -.':
i -- ..jb---- otherwise looked after their comfort is the real "" ,
pups at sea when her condition only of beauty created by his own hand.
Buy, Buy War Bonds became serious. town on the is-
Or Not to Interrupt their record< The ship made port in San Juan land. Fishing.shipping ...,
the Boy Scout troop to whih, the and Lt. W. M. Carr of Worcester, and '\:' Corporal George. A. Gould, Jr., f.of f.
Hye, Bye -'rf'f'lont itO)'" belonged held meetings: In Mass., the ship's executive officer, fur-trading are I). .... Herrera I the Post Office, must have a ; .
host of friends. He started work'i
the principal occupations
dispatched Pharmacist's Mate .
Visits Training Center Bruce E. Webster of Clarksdale, "Incidentally there were several I list ing on early his Christmas in November card and mailing still .
Miss., and Coxswain Manny Sil-
bars in the town and vodka is in ,
.. verstone of Brooklyn, N. Y., to the main drink." going strong. There are days .---
which lie doesn't even take time .
find help After leaving Dutch Harbor, out to shave, and he's completely
f They arranged for a Caesarian Herrera moved on to some of the forsaken his upper lip in that re
operation by two Navy doctors,
formerly Jap-held Islands extending like in the
spect. But. they say
with another
serving as- anaesthetist. "
to the west "Their bases song. "Our boy's a corker S
: said Herrera, "were well equippedand he's a New Yorker," and with or ,::' i4
"Duchess" and her four
'r'- I now are doing fine. pups the planes, guns, etc., that we without moustache, George. is a 'd
--- -- took were of good quality. There good boy to remember everybody
i however. Ina
Kibitzer was one funny thing in his home state. "
number of the Jay barracks we
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and Robert Riley, called to the girls.i To all the M.A.D gyrenea (Junior -ry..,
scene of an automobile collision or otherwise) we say "MERRY ;
While these islands the squadron "
carefully measured this way and pn CHRISTMAS: .
to which Herrera was attached -
that. A bystander grew critical of ---- -- a -
was doing patrol work.
their methods The measurementshe
Herrera's next was to Kod- 5
more Col. Evans Presents
complained, were all wrong. "
,< iak Island which is a fairly civilized '
The policemen measured again : island with considerable vegetation Commission To Son ,.
The bvstander kibitzed some more.
Here is found the Kodiak
The cop rolled up their. tape meas- bear the largest In the world, Lt. Col. W. T. Evans, commanding "
ures and trundled the bystander
weighing up to 2,200 Ibs. "One the Marine Aviation, Detachment
oft to foil He was charged with -
last Wednesday visited
of the most Interesting things I '
interferem Quantico, Va.. to attend the gradu "
-a.... did while there was to fly over Mt
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McKinley over 20,000 feet high ..tlon from Marine Officers Candidate .I}

A Negro was telling hU minister and situated near the center of School of his son, William's......, (
--- mm he had "got" religion Alaska." T. Evans 3rd. ...
"'''V<<""lcomfl aboard' I-ant week' NATTC had the honor of a i-.lt Oats fine Brothalt; but 14 you While Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Here ;

from Captain" \\ilhiir II. \ an Aukwi" right, who is shown being greetE I sure you is goin' to layaway gin? .w -- hey.. who also had a son in the '

ed by our commanding officer' Captain Joseph B, Lynch, Captain Yessuh, all's done it already.An A chaplain reported to his Commanding claillt. awarded the commissions of
Van: A n km I I.. In charge of Personnel for the Bureau of Ordnance. lie I... you gain' to pay alt your Officer: "I think we have 2nd lieutenant to the group of 215 j

graduated" from the Naval Academy In 110.1 and formerly captainedthe r debts? the monile or the men too high, men Col. Evans made the presen. I' ., iI
USS Oklahoma and the UhS r"H.tOftk< was executive officer Wait a minute PaHson! You air They want to know if it's tation of the commission to his .",<& ,

4 .f UNIt U.HS Tr'as, and wa an ordnance' instructor( at tins N< \'alAcademy. ain't talking. religi.*n>.now...you \\n true that they might have to go I own HOn who finished In the upper -1 c..
E He commanded IID> in World War One. talking business bick to civilian. life someday." bracket of the clasa.r .

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School Has Toured Pacific War Area

I Is Stationed HereJames
By M L. K..tt"nbaum. AOMle --- I\.I
AOMlr, sporting tailor-made Perhaps there still may be some
THVM the night bore Chnstmns dungarees Cagney, Bob Hope, among us who remember when .gade keeping her afloat, the ship

. All the trees were so glittery, Spotlight of week on Al "Andy" ton Cross, George Cohan, and'I the "South Sea Islands" were the proceeded with difficulty into port

\ And evensaUor \ins (I-prayiNg." Hardy AOMSc new crew mem- Fred Astaire rolled into one, and I last outpost for the escapist: life "hitting on all one."
f That he'd get special liberty! was soft and for
a living
ber-Allie is just returned from that person is something. similar to Then the Gilbert Islands cam.
Atlantic and finds time to Paul L. Herbert, Y3c, of the WatchOfficer's you swam, fished and slept. When
duty pal n. No invasion of the war has
With the Yuletide day closer you found yourself hungry: you
I live up to the name of "Card"by made more demands in the of
inspec-I way
than a G.I. haircut before just reached for a banana off the I
Uon day. as this corner preparedfor his laugh-provoking tactics and Herbert comes from Nashville, nearest tree. !I concentrated effort than the" taking -

printer's ink, we take time out slight of hand stunts-His main Tenn, and as he says "They practically But Robert S. Howe AMM2c of ]I. of Tarawa if one excludes the

from our usual idle chatter to convey interests center Washington: had to hold up the show Seattle, Washington, who has just D-Day invasion of Normandy. Japan
to our faithful readers (my D. C. and to top Ted Josefaik, while I was being born." His father returned from two years, off and I had entrusted some of her

relatives), our wishes for a very AM2c, in gags. and mother on, in that area, has a very different -I I top-ranking commanders with opposing .

Merry Christmas DayYULETIDK AFC RAMBLINGS I are show people II picture of the life. Just set our occupation of the island
TRIMMINGS Complications have we in doughnut I ',<"> him down anywhere from :Midwayto 'and later islands seemed "push.
They're talking around > ATTC mess offered by Lt. <'jg) I from way back .' Palau or from Brisbane to I overs": by comparion. In his collateral ) .

that a southern lad Is wagering. Richardson-"pay in advance, will'I so it was only Wotje and he'll feel right at home. duty as ship's photographer:) ,

high Make to bark hIs claim ya fellers'!" New WAVE natural that he His cruiser convoyed troops to developing and printing films
that Santa Claim will arrive here AFC'er is Betty Lou Caves, S2c should follow in Australia in the early days of the brought back to the ship, Howe
directly from the' SOUTH Pole (Y) Merry Xmas and Happy I war, brought home survivors from had a good opportunity to !lee..

A- rapid t.can Into the G. I. New Year greets from dept. headsto r their the footstepsAt of the "Lexington"after j where bombs and shells had left
and here's what age their mark. And what a mark!
stockings they
student body. Add to mt'mi i
nine he the battle
was on
want for Xmas-\\'. J. Warden, ber of Stork Club-R. W. Hender- I "Tarawa is a fine place, wasn'tit'
I AKMSc -"To be happily mar.rind"T. lion AOMB2c with male mod to r the stage play- of the Coral] ", might have been the reactionof
child dra-
Harper, AEMZc, "A i family. Hollywood beckons to ing matic parts He Sea, and was] the Jap reinforcements

Joe Miller joke book" Dick AFC student George "Blondie 1'anl Herbert was In plays still around y I After taking an active part in
liavfen., AOMSc, $10000 to I our landings on Palau, Howe was
pay Telep, AOM2c, after supreme per- with Ralph Bellamy, Melvin Douglas striking offensive
for trip home in } ordered to the States. A veteranof
I formance of Santa Claus at recent and Charles Winninger, and blows ]
JUIjvh King AOMIc, "An End to Xmas party. believe will this is against the Japs : the Pacific war from the start,
the' Uar"-Al "And)'" Hardy, TURRET TIDBITS I we you agree at the time of he is now under instruction at
AOMSc, "My Rehabilitation pretty heavy company. the invasion of I Automatic Pilot School. His
Leave"-Trickett, AOM2c, "An Looks like a well-polished bas- About eight years ago Herbert the Marshalland u thoughts are still with his old
.:nd to the VA'ar"-George' Mc- ketball aggregation: from this corner married and as sometimes hap- Gilbert Is- ship as he follows her victories

laugh, AOM2c. "A Transfer"Mrohmever Best candidates on formis pens, this event seems to have lands. Robert HoweIf "She is a swell ship! Wish I could
"Swivel Hips" Bar ett, AOM f T) given him a broader outlook on .
AMSc, "A Leave" there is ever a time when the get back aboard! That's his "prE! ,
\'. F. Kikertt, AOMSc! "ALeave" 3c, and "Flatfoot from Flatbush"I life. His wife was a dancer so of destructive fire aboard erence for next duty!"

-II. B. (WUe, AOMSc! E J. Power AOM3c r :M Chud- for awhile they toured the country. beauty be it is after I -
"A Transfer" to XAS, Anacosta, zey, AOM3c, is probable new owner It was on this tour that he met ship can
Md. of title "Infant attendant" when "Red" Skelton in Indianapolis who the ship has done its gallant best Hard Fighting Ahead
and its offi-
the ,
AEM SPARKS "Ack Ack" Johnson, AOM Tlc. asked him to join his vaudeville against: enemy
departs Add to members of show. cers and men have been saved Gen. Yandergrift Warns
From Unit Yuletide their totalof
greelsIt'e After contributing own
the "Sack Club" "Horizontal"WUhort.
an Xmas home trek for I Later our thespian teamed up five enemy planes downed, men I PACIFIC (CNS-The hardest
AOMT)3c( F. "Rain'heck" -
"Buck" Buckner to Tenn, and reunion with Jack Carson, who will be remembered of the cruiser gathered at the railsto fighting of the Pacific War is "be.
( Black. AOMT)2c( ) got: perplexed -
with missus and two young- off as the cop in the screen watch incendiary bullets and fore, not behind us," in the opinion .
when car sank in sand
ers. Add to stork club-It's version of "Arsenic and Old Lacer"Still gasoline explode as dying gaspsof of Lt Gen. Alexander A. Vandergrift. -
beach while he was in search of I
/ a junior AEM for K. R. McIntyre, I not to be outdone Herbert the old "Lex" The thought of Commandant of the Unit
sea-salt. This dept, boasts of .
took radio and acted in radio
AEM2c ., Question Dt'pt.- up the damage the carrier and her ed States Marine Corps
W. L. Ben-
a real farmer name of
"Does second childhood bring back shown and announced for stations planes had inflicted upon the Jap I While recent American offensives -
of him to beat the rooster up each
seconds on everything" This fleet intensified the beauty of the have brought us in a position
Question Dept.-"How
asked of "Curly" Cable AEM'er morn. I' Prior to his enlistment in the burning ship, glorious; even in her I to "strike major blows against
to get rid of dish hands"This
Righted; with comb. Unit I is : answer sought pan by ACOM I I Navy in September of 1943, he returned last moments. The author of II the enemy's inner springs of pow..

on progressive surge with lots of Joppe "The Diaper King." to his first love, the stage: "Queens Die Proudly" might have er" the days ahead will be "criU.I

changes in tutoring aids. ton, S2c-only drawback is failure and joined the Britt Wood group. stood on the very spot I, cal for us as well as the enemy,"
Spotlight of the wt'ek-on CSpT With them he played juvenile lead On a succeeding mission the he warned.

( ) Nix recent member of Stork parts. Herbert hastened to tell us cruiser's forward engine room I Defeat of Germany, he declared,
Club with female mod. to family The paint job that is being doneto that this is not to be confused stopped a Jap torpedo, and an must not be a signal to relax effort

with AEM School from start Building 500 speaks well for with child parts but is the stage: after engine; was put out of commission ,: either military or on the home

and doing 4,0 in varied duties the future appearance of NATTC. vernacular for the role Cary Grant I With an. able bucket bri- front
graduate:: of Col. State Collegeof usually plays. ---- ----

Education. Pre-war day Sailors in Jacksonville who This group put on such plays as Heirloom Is Lucky Piece

tutored Industrial Arts is thought they wouldn't have a "Turn to the Right," "Fair and

photography) : fiend and a swell guy white Christmas' may not be disappointed Warmer," and "Trail of the Lonesome -

to boot. Keep posted herein after all. There was Pine" Despite Navy duties
for data on super-instruction plenty of ice on the ground several and watch lists, Herbert finds time
mock-up from this unit that will mornings last week, and that white to keep his hand in He is now

.. open many eyes for knowledge stuff coating the autos wasn't playing with the Little Theatre
From Unit Five we hear that hay. According to latest reportsthe group in South Jacksonville in

Jt'e a "pat on the back" for maint. odds are three to four that "Green Grow the Lilacs" upon

crew, supervised by ACMM F. M. we will have a white Christmas in which "Oklahoma" is based.
White. This outfit has shown lots ._
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Jax. How are you fellows from
of sparks and is setting a rapid California betting? Beer Order RelaxedWASHINGTON.Secretary
pace for the entire unit to follow

'Twas an alligator purse as of
token of 4.0 task from Unit Five The COOFPO ( Commanding the Navy James Forrestal. who
Katil Officer of the Post Office) to
to civilian co-worker Miss you
once was a gob; has ruled that it
Quinney. Tis farewell to I. has indicated the possibility of an is now all right for Naval vesselsto

J. Apostoleiles. AEM2c, and J. M. extra dividend this year, business carry beer and ale for their
Stalleup, AEMSc both departingfor has been terrific.
crews provided the men do their
Baltimore dutyVelcome elbow-bending on the beach, it was +v
to WAVE AEM'er V. H. Meld- The word is that you had best disclosed tonight.; /

oniek, S2c new arrival. Con- batten down those fruit cakes This means the first big departure -
giata: to Chief Jasielum and crew which are coming in from home. in almost' 25 years from World

for efforts to build up and Instruction We have it on good authority from War One Secretary of Navy Jo- .

of test cells Unit Five I one sailor that he saw a couple of sephus Daniels' regulations: which
AOM (cockroaches with hash marks car- said no alcoholic beverages; could
Lots of talent In fingers of rying a cake out of a locker in be "admitted or used" on Naval

Ralph Turner, Sic, who more the barracks. vessels except for medicinal pur- .. .
holds] hi with a guitar,
than own
poses.! Perhaps It's just a happenstance' but maybe there's some real
and adds to thK some "easy Merry Xmas from all of us associated --%- f-- hick mixed In with It-anyway, James C. Robertson, AOM(IS Sc, who
which haft
listen to" yodeling:, with the NATTC sectionof Wins Yellow Dog" formerly attended. Bombsight School at NATTC, is carr'lngIth"
lots of studio
mike passed .through. Walfredo Santos the Jax Air News. British! Sailor "natt Jc>+,hl I)f Why him In this war the 37-tarred II. S. Flag shown, above. RobertM
-" Tlt believe with considerable that It's a lucky thing to
(Oaus) Brazilian Undent gets the flag hip of our navy Its to big justification
the travels around the deckIn have In any war. His great grandfather tarried It In a cavalry unit
"You captain
regular mail from 11. S. O. pen A couple of Ensigns: glrJswouldn't
of Grand of the the War Between theStatt"lll
Republic through
with would an automobile! Army )
pal In Miami They're talkIng care to go us,
and Ms Harold H. Robertson (carried through VVcrKl
around the school that A ?" Yankee AS: "That's nothing The ; father
"leave," IN something that grows Ditto Chiefs: "Would you girls galley of our top Wp IN MI big the War I when he served an a Pharmacist's Mate, First Class, aboard
rook haft to through the Irish the U.'8. S. Solace, a hospital ship. The' flag was given to the great
on treys, (hmmmm!) Freddy care to go with us? I go
Martin, AOMSc, to recipient elsome Ditto 2nd Class Seamen: "Wheredo stew In a submarine to tee if the grandfather by his mother .*! h* node of hand-dyed fcllk. Find .

swell Xmas gift* I>*Uj* we go you lucky gals?" I potatoes are done. the odd star In the field "

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[: Banner Christmas Entertainment Program Opens At NAT TC 'il;

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: Ring: Aces Meet Christmas '" Tony Pastor, .r

Blanding Team Entertainment Belita Appear

''P. There Tomorrow i I Program Here TonightThe

(At the NATTC auditorium) : j
NATTC's clever and powerful Tonight, 1800 and 2000, TONY
boxers who easily walloped the ,' PASTOU'S Orchestra with DE- NATTC Christmas '

Camp Blanding rlngsters at home LITA and ROBERT SPECIIT Week Entertainment Program
will attempt to duplicate this feat In person.rriday,
on soldier soil tomorrow night 22 Dec., 1800 and' featuring name stars of

when they Journey to the Army 2000, BARRY SAVOY and Hollywood, Broadway and ra

\ base for their second match of i: GKACIU IJAKKIE in person In dio, who will provide comedy,

the winter season. the NATTC JUBILEE, the highlight singing, dancing, and music ;

The locals whipped Blanding, of the Yuletide program. from jive to Bach hits full
Dec. Saturday, 23 Dec. 1730 and
eight matches to one, here ,
8, to get off to a fast start, and JOOO, the movie, "HOLLYWOOD stride tonight in a show starring

r they have every intention of stay CANTEEN," with an all star Tony Pastor's famous

I ing on the victory path tomorrow cast. swing orchestra and Belita,
night Sunday, 21 Dec., 1400, Children's filmdom's
new dancing sensation
Christmas Party atIaln..lde .
clash should help tune (
f The up :\ auditorium). 1500, The .
the Navy lads for four upcoming ...... ra. '
matches against soldier opponents OF PEAK, i The highlight of the holiday pro.
with Kay Milland and MarjorieReynolds. 1a gram is scheduled tomorrow :
Lt. Hoy Womach, in charge of the I "; nigh'
j 1900, Chaplain's when Comedian
team, announced that the local l pro- I Harry
I fighters will meet Avon Park Army Songbird Ruth McCullough gram including carol sing; Bellta radio fame and Gracie Barrie, -
I and the movie, "DICK EX'S
Hollywood singing star, appear in
t Base there 15 January,
26 Jan. Home and home RAIDER CAGERS CHRISTMAS CAROL. the NATTC Jubilee, a super stage
here I
r matches also have been arranged DENT VICTORY Monday, 25 Dec., 1200, Christ- Four League Cage show which also will have several
man dinner for enlisted other
person. outstanding acts.
with the Orlando Army team, but
I nel and members of their
families Scheduled

the dates have not yet been agreed COLUMN TWICE 1500, The movie, ..s UN- The eight-day program official
ly opened last night with two
\ f upon.Members of the team! are NATTC's Air Raiders hitchedup DAY ,"DINNER with Anne FOR Baxter A SOLDIER and Tonight At GymFour shows by the revue, "Breezing
their basketball last "
out between 1330 pants Along. A schedule of events dur
I working dally
week and hit comeback trail John Hodiak, 1800 and 2000, The
the ing the week is printed elsewhereon
and 1600 at the gym. Probable movie, "BELLE Or TilE YUKON games are slated in the
to win two out of three games, I this All shows will
starters for VTTC, all of whom ," with Gypsy, Rose Lee and Schools League tonight as play page. go
all at home.
played on at the NATTC new auditorium
Randolph Scott. got underway this week in three
The Raiders bumped Cecil Tuesday, 26 Dee, 1800 and intra-mural basketball loops at llelita, entrancing Monogram
Field, 59 to 37; lost to the classy 2000, A movie to be announced NATTC. picture star, is one of the most
St. Augustine Coast Guardsmen, later. Games were scheduled in the versatile :young artists In Holly
50-43; and then swamped the Glyn- Wednesday 27 Dec., 1800 and 10-team Ship's Company loop Monday wood. She is!' tops on a pair of I
co NAS quintet, 51 to 19, to bring 2000 ROHUMIR ice !skates! an exotic dancer and
KR\L'S All. and Tuesday nights, and in
their season's record up to two Girl Symphony Orchestra in the eight-team AEM circuit Wednesday singer, in addition to being an 1
victories against five defeats actress. She will share the pot-
person.! I Tonight's Schools encounters
light with
Tony Pastor the
The turned in credit man
cagers pits Bks 1 against Bks 2
ee able performance against the crack WAVE Volleyball at 1700 Bks. 3 against Bks 61 with downolce the melodious who sax nnd low

i, St. Augustine five, by far the best I at 1800 Bks. 4 vs. Bks. 60 at America's leads one of
team they have met this season. Players Pin DefeatOn 1900, and Bks. 6 against Bks. 53 favorite swing band. (
Playing without the services of at 2000. All games will be playedat Formerly featured with Artie I
two injured regulars Johnny Bitt- Mainside Team the gym Shaw, Pastor formed his own band 1 l

ner and Harley Collins the Raiders Teams and captains in the in 1939 and since then has gone '
k Z were in the game all the way. NATTC splashy WAVE vol- Company loop are TTD-1 Chattin; over the top with jive artists allover \
Charlie Woddail and Herb Husvai leyballers created quite a ripple on the country. Ruth McCul i ilough
s the Station's athletic waters last TTG-1, Blackwood; TTHD), Olson
turned in their best perform. week when they dove to a 36 to : TTMl( ). Nix; TTM(2)( Ho. combines beauty with vow.
ances i of the season against the 30 triumph over the WAVE Para- neck: TTS, Nickell; TTG-O, Power which as thrush for the Pastor unit,
also (
i Coast Guardsmen, and Tex Wash chute Riggers of Mainside The TTX. Layson and Dubose: features the terrific
in ton and Roy Lester also played exciting clash took place at the TTP-TTT, Vinning: and TTF, captain banging and of Drummer Johnny Morris -
the trumpet work of Char.
fine games. Lester topped the Navy NATTC WAVES athletic area. not named He Trotta.

scorers with 11 points while Players for the victorious team AEM League: Bks 5, Stevenson I
Washington and Woddail each had Harry Savoy, with his "zany"
Bks. 16 Bucci Bks. 17
(. were Zanner, Terry, Doman Lewis : ; ,
,* H .t.. I eight. Schindler, Coburn, Calhoun ands Fowler; Bks 18. Anthony and Jacobs type of comedy, skyrocketed from
It was the Raiders' second los Kryw inske. Playing for the NAS ; Bks 19 Lang; Bks. 21 Frei. vaudeville to radio to win acclaim 1
\1 Sinibaldi 1 I to the St. Augustine team, which team were Montgomery, Gabler er: Bks 25 Carrier; Bks. :57 (Marine as one of the nation's top come '

t won verdicts In the first engagement took the first game by 68 to :56I JacoBson, Shaefer, Gebhart Hud' ), Duff.Schools dians. A veteran of the stage i

are M Sinibaldi, 185; Norman i I Gifford Roux, big Coast Guard center dleston, Albrechta, Coats and Nor League: Bks. 1, Niel- der Harry'teen started his career at a ten-
18J Alabama lubose who tallied 26 points in the enberg. Bks. 2 Matthews Bks. 4 age and played in the
I Exensen, ; son; ; theater stock I
__, companies and vaudeville
initial contest, was limited to 14 r Vjjj--------
174: Billy Itamoth, 159; Lavery: Bks. 6, Nicely; Bks. 60, before hitting the via I
Buddy Thomas, 142; Jack Zoller, I enough in this for encounter high point but honors.it was Hoop Star Roy Lester Martin; Bks. 3, Bks 53, and Bks. the air lanes. f
It!; Eddie Barnett, 137; and 61.
Charlie Dedmon, 13i.Bvensen Bittner was unable to play, because Going To P. I. SchoolThe I Ship's Company teams will play Savoy wowed radio listeners I
of with his
a leg injur, received speedy humor on the Kate
highly regarded pro in the Cecil NATTC all their games on Mondays and Smith
Field /game. Collins Air Raiders wil program. This was the first
prospect, had only a few days /gave: out with the old college try suffer a major Jolt with the departure Tuesdays, AEM on Wednesdaysand radio series he had undertaken,
training before his bout in the initial late in the game but he was unable around Jan 1 of Roy Les Schools on Thursdays. Start After only eight appearances. Savoy
match with Blanding. but he to make a go of it becauseof ter, high scoring forward and all- ing time will be every hour from clicked so sensationally he
has been working out every day a badly sprained ankle. around athlete. Lester will leave 1700 to 2000. Squads will be lim was signed for his own commercial .
and will be in sharper condition However, Collins, a clever floor here to attend the Physical In ited to 10 men. and 15 minute show, replacing Abbott and \r
for the second fray. He decisioned halves will be played. Costello on NBC the
man, was ready to go against structors' School at Bainbridge during sum-
Sam Maltempo, Blanding star, in Glynco and he teamed with Clint Lester has averaged 13 points mer.

the first outing Taft, Jim Ellor Washington and per game and is high scorer for OFFICERS'loWLINGLEAGUE Its hard to believe that Savoy,
The NATTC team has lost one Lester in the lopsided win over the the local team. He also is an ex while a cut-up on the stage, has
member. A. "'. Fox 148-pound2r: Georgia Navy team. Taft connected cellent gridiron performer and STANDINGTeam an ambition to become a serious
but Mickey McGuire, 158: a promising for six field goals and four foul played first string end on the 1914 actor. But believe it or not, he
lad, is being groomed to shots to run up 16 points. Lester All-Station Fliers eleven.FARRAGUT W. L. wants to play the role of the
fill the vacancy. hit for nine, Woddail eight and Col m __- __SL .-_!, ? _m TTF TTT 3 it 4 3 madman in "Richard III."

Chief Bill McLaren, a ring-wise lins six. Also in the NATTC scoring Idaho.-Lt. C. G 1TAW 7 .Oracle Barrie, who co-stars

veteran, is helping the younger parade were Washington, El Hatley, assistant disbursing offs AEM ADO B 9 8 Savoy, Is a lush-thrush from
members of the team in their lor, Rotman and Reynolds. cer at Farragut naval hospital nIl 1 11 fabulous Hollywood a looker
training. Mac, an instructor along Glynco was unable to work inside caught his necktie in the door o:f with a natural singing voice, be
with Barnett Sinibaldi and Ded I the Raiders' tight man-to the office safe when he slammed PT&W J.a.t Week"781 lte 830 ults 761-2372 the tune fast or slow, rent or
mono formerly was a ranking man defense. Forward Nat Walker it shut. Several sailors arrived to AGO 737 616 709-20925SO pleat, classical or popular

lightweight on the West Coast. topped the Georgia sailors with help. They all tugged Finally the Yes, sir! When Grade gurgles,
TTF "GO: 703-2043SOI
three baskets.
officer slipped the knot in his tie
= TTH 673 C id--1912 sailors gargle. The glamorous
The Air Raiders get a breatherduring t
down far enough to permit his
When papa Robin discovered a the Christmas season They escape-ostrich style TTT 722 703 750: 2171 singing star has appeared in many
strange egg in the nest, mama will meet Ft. Benning'a Fifth Infantry AEM "ll'J: 698! 719-211(5(( of filmdom's best musical come- a

Robin explained: "Oh, I just did there Saturday, and rest Lt. Marty !{arow, physical training PT&W dies, including "Footlight Parade," Pin -
High Schmltt > 523
gam .
It for a lark." until 29 Dec. when they travel to officer The Raiders will entertain High series Sclunltt PT&W 637 which she co-starred with Dick .._ r
'::. Parris Island the University of FloridaGators Powell, and George White's "Scan
Team nvcraxes, TTF, 731, TTT, 72G, dais" with Rudy Vallee and Willie .
A sugar daddy Is a form of Two more games have been added here on 9 Jan., and will go AGO. 715; PT&W. 713: AEM, G-J7, Howard.
Crystallized sap. to the schedule, according to to Gainesville on 30 Jan TTH, 599.
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One of her biggest Broadway

Play At NATTC Auditorium Next Wednesday Night which hits was she "Strike teamed with Me Pink Lupe,"Ve in

,-'- r"F., "'J':',"""t; .:,,,, ..- -:. '\;: : -"i- ; ;;;q ;.rl '_-, '-T7. "'_v. _-:_ -- lez, Jimmy Durante and Hal LeRoy
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...,- I > $ "" ". "' .
'-.. 'f",-,:,,<,.:,' ';;t-r, C', :,1; ""':1J;: :'' -: :: .MY.'f,:. ." :-:{;! J; <'.f., .i' Bohumir Kryl, dynamic, fiery
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." 11' u!".,. > '. ',4 ..,! ,:.l,1'''' .'.;.. ..,'to:. ..' ..q. !,...,., .. : Czech conductor, brings his all-
'i- >" s '' :: '
-1- .
: : 't; > '
I' i' 't'1. girl symphony orchestra here
H ,:* :, ,' > ''', ( "- ., -: +"< ."
'.:. ? <<. ,: tf ;r"v"; N : r't < >" Wednesday 27 Dec., as the final

.I; .:, t :. ;:. : :>: f feature of the holiday program.

:' Kyrl is considered the greatest
; ;
t $
kk ,, fi t : ; :, cornetist of the present day by

: ,- 5, music critics, and his symphony
tf 5t ''
i' I has achieved renown throughoutthe
world. His interpretations
drawn from the gems of the great

composers are masterfully conceived
w and deftly conveyed.Of .

9 Kryl, the Chicago Tribune
saul, "As a director, he is without II I

1 1 a pet r. As a virtuoso, he H, un- .;
Y $ rivalled." And the New York Time

-"Kryl is complete master of the

difficult Instrument, and a conductor
L of a great organization." .,

Rounding out the program are
several outstanding motion pic.
1s ti tures and other special Christmas

rl features.r .


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