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I. I Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
Roving-Shoot matches, it was announced I.'I' ,
that the NAS club ia now GOLF Course open from 1000 to sunset. daily. Saturday and Sunday .
constructing a 28-Tar&t't Roving ';, I from 09001700. Golf clubs. are available at Golf House' Bathing
Range across Enterprise Street x' trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
',j from the club's headquarters. It tf\ ANC1IORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
1 id estimated that the range will be I c krds and uniform of the day), 1730- to 2300. Located south of Mason

J .ready for use within the next three f Field
weeks 1 TENNIS-Racquets and balls are availably at the Physical Train
In the recent first match of the >- i JIuI I lug Building No. 726, and also: on Mat area (corner of Muatin and
,, National Olympic Bowmen League ,: ti Yorktown Road.sKJo'l'n.U4..).
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contest, it was disclosed that thft '. .\ Practice Monday through Friday starting
station archers placed 77th in the at 1630.
} U. S,, defeating many entries == 1 ('.. ; -Club, located jn Bldg. 899, open daily from 1800to
which had more experience. ? 14 2200; Saturday from 0903 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200.
Everyone! welcome.
I WHKKK TO GO ASIIOKK
President USO Armed Service Center 122 West Forsyth Street. Lounge
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.I Continued from Page 1 .S. ,r r,,, Q r' ...Jc open 08QO. 300; dormitory open 24 hour a day-with showers shaving
facilities etc.Beauty .
att. It was emphasized that the .jJ ----

monthly rate of pay after 16 years c ; gude), Mrs. W. H. Haley of 425G:
of M>rvice would necessarily be: low i Queen Is St. Johns Avenue (entered by W.

and that it would be extremely To Be Announced H. Haley, AMMTlc) ), and Miss
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difficult for a retired man to live Betty Jean Robinson of 1745 Perry
on such a small amount. By NAB TV TodayThe Street ( entered by Joe Garcia, Jr.,
Captain Anthony R. Brady, NAS '; I Y3c). One of these three lucky
Commanding Officer, was Intro- Y''!': Beauty Queen chosen to rule contestants will reign at Sunday's
duced by Chief :Machinist Walter I over NARTU'S gala "Operations affair.
E. Beall who acted aa toastmaster I Reunion" this Sunday will bo an- PI
fur the meeting The Captain wel-I nounced by the judges today, the
comed. the- guests: to the ; c I Jax Air News l learned yesterday. I Bubbles Becker And
and expiesed his pleasure at the II The competition has narrowed
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large turnout. down to three entries, Miss Fay I Orchestra Play For
II The meeting was opened by President -, "1 don't rare If you do think lie's rate-you can't end I lie ('ap.tale I PoweUon of 939 Talbot Avenue :
Valentine
T A Davis of Branch 91. A Valentine- unless it. goe- through. the rlialn nf.fonunantl." (entered by Tech. Sgt R. G. Ba- Dances
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Bubbles Becker and his orchestra

STALEMATE By Harold Jones, SI Batter Up a big hit in their previous en*
gagement here, will play for a
tEa F i r crews Valentine Dance to be held
ft Saturday night at Mainside Audi.

torium. Dancing get underway at
2030.
,
ft ftcz
: : ? Sunday night the orchestra will
appear at the "O" Chub where they

il@ 1l1n1e10' ;+ will play for another Valentino
Dance Dancing is from 1900 to
2300 and a buffet dinner will be
'\ nerved preceding the dance from

1800 to 2000. There will be no admission *
charge

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Wife. Did you see those soldiers
staring at that Wave when //she*got
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1 )1-f\l M tm _5 Letters To The EditorDear IT' $ A TOUGH LIFE By Sleeves k

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editorial Office Editor:

South Wing, Lower Deck, Bldg. 930
I am neither salt nor boot, but I was a --- i
Telephone Extension 8184 civilian a bit longer than I have been a Navy : t)
Arthur M. Greene Editor
man, so I still feel I have the right to voice

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the a legitimate gripe. And, brother, I have one.I I := .-- a Il

U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, at no live ashore with my wife, whom I love =:
expense to the government and in compliance with I'
much or I would not be living ashore
very
,
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 May 1945. Copiesare
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air which accounts for my living. there, if anybody ..

Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center,, would require a reason. I stand out on =

the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train- Park Street every morning, and watch the
Ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval d ilk
Fords by. Not only Fords but other
go
District Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, every
the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S. Naval make of car made. Now this may sound a ,

Hospital. bit odd, but many of these cars have a NAS 1H

Rear Admiral Ralph Davlion license plate on them and are nearly empty.I .

Commandant Seventh: Naval District allow one car in three to have a schedule

Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training which will fill it up before it arrives at NAS,

Captain Anthony R. Brady, CSN.: Commanding but that still leaves many which probablyget
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
there empty except for the driver. Whycan't

Captain Naval Howard Air Technical V. Hopkins raining, USN Commanding Center they stop long enough for me to fill

up some of that space?
Robert ( ), USN Commanding
Captain SGiNataMC All this may sound as if I am a chronic

griper but this is the first time in
long
C tUln F. W. Prleatman, USNR, Commanding a
Naval Air Relerve Training Unit while that I have found anything to gripe O

Lt. Col. T. C. Moor. Jr., USMC, Commanding about, and I j just wanted you to be in on it,

Marine Barracks too. I know it won't do any good, but maybe

(mdr. Jules F. Schumacher, USN CommandingNaval there are a lot of other brown-baggers who :
,:
'tr.S6tVf" a"This
Air Gunnery Rang r
feel the same way, and this can stand up for
CaT,tafn W. O. Burch. Jr., USN, Commanding all of us. business of 'having a drink on the house'-PIIOOEI' :"
Naval Auxiliary Air Statl n, Cecil Field -----------
,-A Brown-Bagger.
Ctat>t. Alexander M. learn USMC -*-
Marine Aviation DetacwnencTU Commercial t


recelve. "Thanks NAS Jax" Bulletin -
JAX AIR NEWS Ship''s Editorial Asiociatlon:! ma ,
of credited matter prohibited without
permission terlal. Republication of bEA. Washington 25, D. C. Republication of any' In true Christmas spirit, NAS Jackson- I Rulletinsill be accepted until
ether matter, except by service publication, Is prohibited ville lent a helping hand to personnel from space has been filled, but no later
without permiMion of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. : than 1000 Tuesday Ext. 8':8().
Caribbean bases during the holiday season

i'J' who were on Xmas leave. FOR SALE

The assistance didn't go unappreciated, 1533 Ford roupe Good condition See A.
Letter Of AppreciationThe J. Pilling, Cl'HM, imU Child tot.: NAS
for recently Captain Anthony R. Brady, NAS after 1601)\ CHINA'S DESTINY; by Chiang

Commanding Officer, received the following 1841. roupe.Chevrolet Excellent five condition passenger deluxe('hief Bui dab, Kai-shek is perhaps better knownas

following letter was received by the letter from Commander, Fleet Air Wing 121IB Hancock :)t., NAS. the Me in Kampf" of China.
Bird 1SJ6 Chrysler four-door ledan. Reasonable Originally published in China in .
Commanding Officer from J. L. Dep- THREE: .
price. See thudertkl. A&R Hifhtteit. '
1943, it has been made the sub-
Office of Industrial Relations Hangar 111, or phone 2-HS95.
Chief
,
uty "Commander Fleet Air
THREE
Wing 1942 Maiterbnilt trailer. Kcfiniihed inside ject of much controversy in Amer.
Washington, D. C., in reference to the Regional wishes to express his appreciation to the and out. J. It. lielkwtp. 372211\ KilcyArt. ica. It is a history of the Chinese
; Conference which was held at ., Dewey 1'trk. nation as seen the
through
Safety officers and men of the Naval Air Station, Outboard motor 3.1 horsepower, alto eye
NAS Jacksonville from 20 through 22 January Jacksonville Florida for the lirht- eiht boat kit. J. E. Herbert of her great leader, an assess
splendid coop- phone .1661, or ext. 10 after 1(30. ment of China's national heritage
J : eration and services rendered during the Men'i roller skates, sue 8, white a hoe I. her present problems and her'fu-

"The office of Industrial Relations wishes i Christmas holiday period from 14 December Electric Good condition refrigerator.Johnson Knobbe, ext.3211A(21. BlairSt. ture needs and hopes In it is

to express its appreciation for the effectiveand 1946 to 6 January 1947. Your cooperationmade .. Dewey Park. found Chiang Kai-shek's versionof
Dinette *et, d*.k and chair console radio. the "leader" and the
generous support given to its Safety possible the rapid transportation of Dr. Cunningham Kit.: SSO. principle "
Branch by the Commanding Officer of the Simmons studio couch, dinette let bedroom theory of "racial supremacy. He
leave from this
personnel command.
let Phone 2-D41T Mr. Stamper. also states "his deep conviction of
I NAS Jacksonville, Captain A. R. Brady, and I IJ s/ E. A. HANNEGAN." 1941 Oldmvobile t o-duor aedanette. Fxcellent the superiority of all things Chi

the station personnel at the subject confer- I car. Phone condition 5-4SI4 Will or eit.trade J5.fur lighter nese; his scorn Western politi-

ence. The needs of the conference were in- Electric refrigerator. Phone 2-7138, LI.Comdr. cal concepts; his plan for main
....
Hlrcr. taining the Kuomintang dictatorship -
telligently anticipated, and those conductingthe Baby carriage and high chair. Practicallynew.
even at the cost of civil .
war; .
continuous Kendall 4002C Dewey Park Annex.
sessions were given support WTainiZJNt Household effects Including bunk bed. and his views concerning China's
in all particulars. Available after 24 February tall ('. II. future foriegn relations." The book

"While it is difficult to be sure of includ- andlVieuss f rornS Three Nannemann complete at rooms lildg.of(13 furniture or ext. 794.II. E. has been used extensively in China

ing in listing the names of all those who ux Pries 1340B Randolph fct., NAS for the indoctrination of their future -
any
Corner lot in Orange Park 299x200./ Contact leaders, though it has long .
j. deserve to be therein, especial jnention thief Marian, Shop SOS.: been shrouded in secrecy In the
should be made of the following for 1934 Old.mobile. See thirf Chamberlain
persons 133 U Randolph M.. NAS. after 1600. rest of the world.
I their active participation in promoting the 194C! Ford Tudor. Brand new. Sell to A sequel to the author's HARD
best offer. txt. 83(19( Pay Clerk field..
1 success of the gathering: Comdr. P. E. Em- TEN COMMANDMENTS: : OF GOODWILLI. 183! Oldsmobile radio and heater good FACTS and part of a proposed\
rick, Executive Officer; Mr. Anderson, head tires.Indoo.Phone 2-9959' or ext. 20(, E. Me- triology DUNKERLEY'S by How-
ard Spring is lavish chronicleof
I of Industrial Relations; :Mr. Robert F. Taylor Kitchen set including duties; living room English life in a the 1800's. It is
suite Including rug*; bedroom sane. A-l ,
Safety Engineer; Mr. Clayton R. Owens, I willl'espect all men and women regardless condition, t:. G. Payton, 141SA thildiM. the story of a great publishing em-

Safety Engineer; Mr. Claude G. Starr, Safe- of their race or religion.II. Five.,room.NAS.of txt.furniture 71f. including dishe pire, and the men and women who

ty Inspector; and Lieut Keating, Officer-in- and kitchenware; 193 Hudsontill ...11lep.nte. made it and were made-or broken -
ft.THREE.
by
nUB Hancock feU. NAS.
Charge, BOQ, as well as the clerical force 1933 Buick convertible. Excellent condition
I will and defend DOWN VULNERABLEby
which also assisted. i protect my neighbor Priced for quick sale. Ext. 393, Comdr.
and my neighbor's children against the rav- Sinkler. Z H. Ross is a "trigger happy"murder
"The BOQ attendants were courteousand Three room of furniture including bedroom mystery laid in Lost Can-
ages of racial or religious bigotry.III. suite, living room suite with ,
rugs
eager to make the accommodations com I two floor lamps, three end tables breakfast yon Camp in the dark mountainsof
fortable. The service personnel at Building act with dishes and cooking utensils. Nevada. To this camp, a collec-
See anytime at 1440B Child. tion of thirteen shacks
St. NAS. which a
168 went out of their way.to provide the fa- I I will exemplify in my own life the spiiit :Staff Sergeant R. J. Roger. philanthropist has turned over to

cilities which were required. The transpor- : of goodwill and understanding. FOR RENT actors out of work, go Beau Smith

tation was adequate and punctual, and all Rooms in private home board if prefer and Pogy Rogers in answer to an
hands left with the feeling that they had IV. red. Apply Shad Estate, Doctor's Inlet SOS call. There they track
I will challenge the philosophy of racial Orange Fark. the killer in a spine-chilling dO"ID
been welcome guests. It is hoped that they Two nice sleeping rooms inner-spring phere,
conducted themselves with a minimum of inconvenience superiority by whomsoever it may be pro- mattress, double beds hot water, use of
kitchen for breakfast. Un oceanfront at Muriel Elwood has written an-
to the station and that, should claimed, whether they be kings, dictators, Jail Beach Ext. Si2. other colorful and romantic novelof

it advisable similar conference or demagogues. Large bedroom with kitchen privileges. On Montreal and Eastern Canada
seem a may bus line to NAS. Phone 7-8In. Mr. ,
r be held at the station next year" Lverett anew 1800. DEEPER THE HERITAGE. Tak- ,
V. Front bedroom, double or twin bed., beau. ing place in the early 1700's, the
t -*- I will not be misled by the lying propa- tyreat mattress, next to bath Un AirBase troubled times which culminatedin
route. }< per week. Phone 2-7019.
f ganda of those who seek to set race againstrace M McDermon, after 1700. the French and Indian War

Dimes Drive Plaudits or nation against nation.VI. play a prominent part in the love
UANTEDRide
fI story of the daughter of one of
I, from downtown to XAS. Working Montreal's oldest families and a
Naval
of Seventh District and .
Response
hour 0800 to 1630. EiU 758 Jo Feeney. young officer in the French
Naval Air Advanced Training Command personnel I will refuse to support any organizationthat Rule Working from hour Park and 0800 Copeland to 1(30. Ext.to NAS. While this book is a complete navy.nov-

i to the March of Dimes Appeal last has for its purpose the spreading of Mr*. Porter. IM4. el in itself, it deals with the children -

r month was lauded by Basil O'Connor, president anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, or anti- Ride from hour 11th OsOO and to 1(311.Pearl Est to NAS.(84, working Christine -- of some of the leading char-
t of the National Foundation For Infan- Protestantism. Pierre. acters in the author's earlier sto-
One or two-room apartment for young, ry, HERITAGE OF THE RIVER.
t tile Paralysis, in a letter last week to Rear VII. refined enlisted man and wife Riverside
preferred. Contact S. Klrschenbaum,
Admiral The letter follows
I Ralph Davison. : I I will establish comradeship with those A&K Planning Dir.. exi. 295. 1
My dear Admiral Davison: Ride from St. John. Ate. and Cherry St.
I I who seek to exalt the spirit of love and or Park and Cherry to NAS. K.t. (84, : .
Please thanks for the excellent
accept my Mildred limiter,
! reconciliation throughout the world.
results of the fund-raising appeal for
r WILL TRADE At the
Station Chapel, BirminghamRoad
the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis VIII.I Simmoni used bed and water-preef mat- and ftlustin Avenue

I, ; ""' in the Seventh Naval District and in will attribute to those who differ fromme tr... .in.. good 1340A condition Randolph for St., crib NAS.,"dmaitre. 0730-HoIy Communion Chaplain ,.

the Naval Air Advanced Training Command. the same degree of sincerity which I W R. Slevi'naon. -

Your interest and cooperation have helped claim for myself. MISCELLANEOUSWill 0930--NArn' S rv,,"t-Chaplain W R
the electrician' mate Ic who rode Stevenson,
':. to make the 1947 Armed Services March of with civilian from Main dale to Palatkaon 0930-Sunday School Small Chare
IX. 7 Feb please pick op hi* nag by Chaplain: W. R Steveneon.
Dimes outstanding
; an success. contacting Mrs. Hotchlnton, ext. 704. 1045-Divine Service*-Chaplain W B.Mevenion. .
1;. I wish to extend to all members of your I will uphold! the. civil rights and religious! I rw

,1 i' command my deep appreciation of their fine liberties 01 an citizens ana groups whetherI Alexandria! "'a. (SEA) The Catholic .,f 11
0700-Ma.
with them not. dogcatcher for the Alexandria !
or
agree :
..
to this worthy cause. 0000-Ma*
response
Pound Robert Slade, Is in the dog- 1100-Maa*.
With best wishes, I am X. house with the police now, but An Outdoor Nursery for small children -

I will do more than live and let live-I good. Only they call it a jailhouse. and 1200 U maintained between 0900
Most
sincerely yours, will live and help live. He was given 120 days for illegal Jewish Religious Service and
I ly keeping a dog he had picked up Fellowship hour
/B/ Basil O'Connor. Walter W. VanKirk on the street 1(00-Friday in the Small Chape

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4 13 February 1947 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five 'j


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*? CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES RECEIVE


L 4 yk $3,010 FOR 60 BENEFICIAL &

'"
% SUGGESTIONS ADOPTED BY NAS fl

; % The Beneficial Suggestion Pro- ---- ----------- ,
gram at NAS for 1947 started witha Division in A & R received a check C
bang lastweek when checks totaling for $203.60 for his design of a tool t
& $3,010 were distributed to which will save an estimated 5,000

employees in A & R. Public Works, man-hours annually in the process-
'Jii ; Supply, and Inspection. ing of bushings in the SB2C tail I
wheel attaching fitting.
of and Repair
: Employees Assembly
A '',... L Ck were the recipients of $2,380of Others receiving awards above
'" the total amount given in $100 were Donald B. McCartha,
awards. Captain J. E. Dodson, A Structures Division, A&R -
& R Officer, presented checks to $121.60; James W. Hall, Engine
twY the 53 winners before an assem- Overhaul Division, A & R -
: blage of employees: in each divi $121.60; Vinson T. Forrester, Ac-
sion. Captain H. B. Jones, Public cessories Division, A & R-$122.70;
s r and H. L. Hauptman Assembly
? Works Officer, presented award
a winers of his Department with Division, A & R$102.10.In .

checks amounting to $630. keeping with its record for
and I the third quarter of 1916 when
Inspection Supply Depart-
.
.;.'. ment each had one award winner. NAS Jacksonville was No. 1 on
Although checks averaged the list of Naval Air Stations in

____________ ,. _.....___ ,..... ...no.. _..___.._m_..... ... .. .___ ...________ around $50, some ranged over the estimated net savings to the Navy.
ALL EYES AT ENGINE OVERHAUL focus on Capt. J. E. Dodson, A&R Officer as he congratu- one hundred dollar mark, one even 60 employees shared in the first
lates J. W. Hall after presenting him with a oheck for $121.60. Engine Overhaul personnel received a topping two hundred dollars: presentation of checks for 1947.

iA total of 451.20_ out of the $1,800 distributed among A&R employees last week. James L. Crews of the Structures I II II Beneficial Suggestions are also

\9 ... ... accepted from both officer and en-
listed personnel. While service per-

?; SUPPR.Yrr r-ai k Srkaa.:.. ,.,; sonnel are not entitled to cash
N V 1
N AN awards, letters of commendation
t
M. .* I = 1 are given for suggestions adopted.

; =j :r LL s { k. i ... i It was pointed out by the Re-
) C corder, Beneficial Suggestions,
that it is not necessary for sug-
.
(/
.M gestions to be submitted via super-
visors. Suggestion boxes are located -
1 at strategic points in the
By CLARA E. SPEER I
r4 various departments and suggestions !-
What girl in the Control Group 4. may be dropped in these boxes -
has been seen out and around a 1 for consideration. If the sug-

Jot of late with a certain young gestor so desires, he may send his
,', man in the same group? Can it be idea directly to Michael Cascone,
"' that Dan Cupid is getting in some Recorder. Bldg. 450.
-t darts as Valentine Day apProaches w ; 4.5

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Dorothy Roche Barber spent an i INSIDEPUBLIC

enjoyable week-end at Fort Lau-
4 derdale. It was the first time her WORKS
husband has met his new relatives it ;: '

.: d a 4, M N_ I! By MARY RODGERS
A vote of thanks goes to the j Well, right now it looks as if
who have been
ones so generously .. ,,, __ .. this is going to be a very "scarce"column
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lending their records in order that I ';'!', ; "- < > :'H' !"'' 1 Jof7; I this week. Getting news

we may all enjoy music during I 1'IIIKTY-THREE OF A&R's 53 Beneficial Suggestion award' winners are pictured in front of the out of Public Works employees is%,
';'; our lunch period and at certain I main entrance to the Assembly and Repair building, following presentation of award checks by Capt. almost like trying to get blood out

" other intervals. J. E. Dodson, Assembly and Repair Officer, during a brief ceremony in each Division last week. The total of a turnip! You people must
NEWS FROM INVENTORY
: I' awards amounted to $1800 after income tax had be en deducted. know something on somebody so
: DIVISION: Polly McDonell and 422 and lettingus
-- ---- how 'bout calling
Doris Tuskey are getting very am-
j in on the scoop?
bitious. They are attending night InspectingThe ; We have a new skipper CaptainH.
school at the Jacksonville School B. Jones, who came aboard
'' .' of Technology Inventory has F last week. He has 25 years in the
.i i devised sort of table,
a ping-pong *qsA Navy stacked up to his credit. We
:, and a game resembling ping pong welcome Captain Jones and hopei
Is indulged in during the noon ses- Inspectors YF i hat he likes his new job as PWO.

sion. They are real1)\having fun! I HELEN BURNETTE ( 'oindr. Jung, Transportation
Edward Wirhousky, recently -
Ornrer, is on 10-days' leave at his
CBM and Chief of Yard Po- i H. C. Petee, AMMPlc, inspector home in New York. Betcha he
"' lice, is now a civilian and has join- I in the Propeller Shop, checked out wishes he were back in Florida
, ed the Inventory Team. Also new of the department last week and t the land of sunshine and flowers!
in Inventory are D. E. Dibble, Fer- :I was transferred to Memphis, Tennessee y Db Big joke, after that sub-freezing
nie E. Selby, Jr., Thomas M. Bur- where he will attend the weather we had last week. Of
nett, Andrew S. Willis, and JamesC. I Aviation Machinist :Mate's! School. i nurse, this only happens once In
Gill. I Best o' luck to you, Peteecomeback 50 or so!
every years
Other recent arrivals being welcomed I I to see us sometime in the fu- Dorothy Hubbard has resigned

into the Supply Department ture. hoi- position in Transportation to
are: Edward B. Clark, Traffic; Another enlisted inspector trans- i take over domestic responsibilities.
. Mary L. Watkins, Accounting; ferred out of the department.Chief Guess she decided that's the
., Jesse L. Faulk, Storage; Roderick J. L. :Murphy, inspector in best career after all.
C. Campbell, Administrative; the Ordnance Shop, was transferred Jennie Farford is floatin' aroundon
Stanley J. Rudzianski Traffic; to Norfolk, Virginia. We will little pink clouds lately. Rea-
.... ;Mary L. Batten, Receipt Control; miss you, chief, and hope ;you son ? Her fiance, Wally Kopec, arrived -
Lloyd E. Stevens, Storage; A. G. won't forget us. from New York last week,

McKay, .Traffic, and Thomas H. L. J. Brown, inspector in Final I and rumors have it that they will

Powell, Storage. Assembly, has been given a changeof ...._,T ,___,...,,_.......'..... be taking the fatal step to the altar -
After having been "on the list"for He is now doing Final in the near future.
duty. AND PUBLIC WORKS isn't passing up the opportunities offer- very
so long a time, Carl Reiter has Assembly Inspection down Inter- ed by the Beneficial Suggestions Program, either. Last Friday, Cap- I Wilma Perkins (Power Plant )
at long last got his new car. And im Overhaul way. We'll be seeing tain H. B. Jones, the new PW officer, passed out checks to seven resigned last Friday to be with
.. .' what do you know-on the very you, L. J., 'cause you're not too employees totalling $380.40 after( income tax had been deducted). her husband who has enrolled at
cold it refused to
first
tart! morning far away. In the photo, left to right, are M. F. Bellflower, Nicholas Felder, the University of Florida. They
William D. (Labor and Chief R. W. Stradley is now as- R. L. Hodges, F. L. Johns M. C. Creasy and Captain H. B. Jones.J. have bought a home in Gainesville,
Division Sharp) and Daniel sociate principal inspector in the C. Nettles Jr and L. K. Lee, two other recipients of award checks, and Wilma will be connected witha
.i& Equipment Aircraft Overhaul Group. are not shown. law firm there while Powell pur-
Time Section desire to
M. Sharp ( ) .
--- education. We wish this
,. use this medium of expressing We extend a welcome to one sues his
this week-a civilian at nice young couple all the luck in
their sincer'i'iipprec'iation'for the newcomer
beautiful floral offerings, cards that. E. J. Burke, formerly of San' L9RE 1 1I the world!
learn
We to
were very sorry
and expressions of sympathy ex- Francisco, California, is assumingthe
that Mr. Manley (Design) was
tended to them in their recent be- duties of clerk-typist in the I
called to his mother's beside in Atlanta -
A2Dff
I .- reavement. Mrs. William D. Sharp Engine Overhaul Inspection Group. I --=- AROUND I last week when she suffereda

died ,January 21, 1917, after an I. We hope you will enjoy working -.- .. heart attack.
m4 extended illness. with us, Mr. Burke. Engineering Division-by Fred
11 Wonder why Mr. Franz (Con
AT RANDOM: Mary Anne Hed- What four dashing young Casa- I Cljne-We had a "Big Wheel" for tract) has taken such a sudden
rick (Messenger Section) is very novas were seen taking in all the the head of the bowling team which sailor, from that Windy City who interest in the station inventory?!
much thrilled over the recent return best night clubs one night last ended the season with flying col- will take his place. His name is Could it possibly be the weather?
of her husband from Okin- week--right after pay-day, of ors last Friday night. Now we havea David Lala. Good-luck, Dave! Can't say that we blame him for !
awa Ethel Perritte (Admin- course ? You can guess 'em by new "Big Wheel" (with a few Walt Welsch spent a "Night of preferring to stay inside, though.
istrative) took a week off recently first names-Louis, Bill, Red, and more spokes) at the head of our Horror" the first night he broughthis Maintenance is taking up a collection
to celebrate the arrival of her Bob, and they were driving a ma- new golf team Coming up. Just new boy home. He got about 3 to buy a knee brace for
new granddaughter. The baby's roon Mercury car! Oh, yes, we fail- kidding, fellas! hours sleep. "Bow" Rountree. Any contribu-

mother was a French war bride ed to mention Henry, the life of Boy, you can count on Engineering Engine Overhaul-By Carl \\. tions will be accepted by W. H.
,-" _, from Aulnay Sou Bois, France the party! for that extra "some- Player--Charlie Hart exhausted Crevasse. We had been under the
t, ", Procurement Division was happyto What chief in the Inspection Department thing" outside of working hoursto every effort to obtain a public ad- impression that it was his anklehe
welcome a new employee, Ruby sat down in the middleof break the general routine of dress system so that everyone was bothered with but the trou
Herrington Disposal Division the floor at the Embassy Club things. could hear Captain Dodson present ble must be climbing! "Bow" must
is welcoming James Drummond last Saturday night? Really, Chief, Last week, the mercury sorta I the Beneficial Suggestion have been bowling too much.
Lane Fleming (Disposal) reports weren't taking part in the of Have noticed that W. S.
;you fell from view, so the people Award checks, but he couldn't locate you
a lot of fun on her recent floor show, were you? Engineering thought when fur one anywhere. So, we hope Frltch is minus his mustache this

... week-end fishing trip to Clearwater W. P. Nash, S2c, former inspector coats, sweaters, umbrellas, hats, that every one was close enoughto week? His wife told him he could
Florida. in the Metals and Accessories and gloves were rounded up, this the hastily-erected platform to either shave it off or get a divorce
WRONG WAY CORRIGAN: Group, has been transferred to the office looked like an Eskimo vil -as the Navy puts it-get the He shaved.
Betty Stead (Stock Control) tells Interim Overhaul Group.We word.
: this one on herself. She flew toL. extend a welcome to three lage.Don't 'at work, but security found them
how whether the bad At last E. O. has a division plan-
Charleston S. C. to spend .
recently newcomers in the department: II. both times overnight.Well

fife.the weather had anything to do withit ner! Our old friend of long stand-
week-end with husband Jack.
that the
W. Abrams, ACEM, assigned to now Bowling sea.
or not, but Al Tupgle came in ing, Frank Blanton, was assigned -
Returning by plane, she overslept the Metals and Accessories Group; son has come to a close, the time
my and flew right on past Jacksonville J. E. Daley, AMM3c, assigned to late one day, Paul Carman went the job February 3rd. So, good has come to select the 1947 All-
' home before noon one day, and luck to Frank, and from what
r and landed in Daytona. So : Interim Overhaul Group; and P. you Engine Overhaul Bowling Team.So .
- there left for her to Libbya Boyette, Chuck Hall, and we have seen of the duties listed, .
was nothing M. Fitzmaurice, AMM2c, assigned here they are, Engine Over
do but board the next train back to Metals and Accesories Group. Lois Kirkland never showed up at your work is all cut out for you. haul's stars of the hardwood al.

to Jacksonville. --- ,------ all. How about that? The A&R security watch is really ley: Lt. E. B Smolenski, Coy
Robert M. Stillwell (Electronics ed him with a curly red-haired Wayne Morvla len me drafting on the ball, according to Mar- I Whitworth, Mickey; Reese, Dave
Division in Building 170) Is proudto .son. The big event took place Jan- I section last week to join the "Mad I tin Bosworth (Shop 1334)). Twice Kemp, T. L. Cannon and Gilbert
broadcast that his wife present- uary 19th. House" bunch. We have another now he has lout his glasses while I Chlchester.



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I i JAX AIR NEWS "Cupid's Capers" Theme For Valentine I


NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER Dance With "Bubbles" Becker Orchestrathrough

Captain Hiw,,"I| V Hopkim. USN:
I C',minmn.lmnCummanler When Bruce "Bubbles" Becker '
f l brings his band to NATTCenter r .
Kobxit P. Bfb, USN
, Kl.MUtlV! I .. Friday 14th for the Valentine'sDay 0
Dance "Cupid's Capers", dan i.
Lt. C+,mman.br J. W. Williitma., USN cers of this area will witness one ,-. .

I f 1'uhlic AJ..l"or Information w Jt Air Officer.N..w.. of America's happiest combinations .
of fine dance music and .
F-dituri.1 Off{.M for NATTC Section R.Kn 137 And< U*. laugh provoking entertainmentever :
A Jiiilnut ration UuiUing ;u)-A. '1.... Ktt.: 20-i. assembled AS

-IJitor The "Bubbles" Becker Orchestra i
Arthur T. KouUonlkolU.. ( SloNvwuwntar from a musical standpoint,
presents an array of tunes, popularand
Robert Wvhlina. Slo old favorites, played in a tempo .....
made for dancing but since
All Phot vral.I\* ore affiinl( U. S N ivy Ph"t.>*nu\h. ma.U by NA3M Maestro Becker contends that a
Photo Lab mil .Vv Fu.,1 < 'h,Kit Phin, Lull mil, ... othelwirr nwln.' ..l.
well played dance program is not
enough to satisfy the average dan- *
cer's entertainment whims, sprinkles L rcv
_4. O_ _o. his program throughout with
numerous novelty comedy
songs
: : : i
Q : : skits and "production" numbers
/
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l : / which literally keep the crowd
rocking with laughter
.
( :f
'f : In the vocal department, "Bubbles -
1 ,.: .:.:' Becker presents the lovely
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(UNAT TO DO! (UNERE TO G01r !I
i .
; Club. Music for your .
I I pleasure will start at 2030 JJ I
WATeR '
MOVIE SCHEDULE oW I be continuous till 2100,
> of girls to dance with
NATTC t7D
TlllWsi).VY-BUND SPOT, with Chester Morris and ConstanceDowlln feJ ---
;
I"Kill \\ "CUPIDS CAPERS" STATION DANCE with 1VT.'fP .
"BUBBLES BECKER AND HIS ORCHESTRA. MOVIE at 1745 only. i
S.VI fill)AY-TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY with Judy Garland .

and Frank Sinatra. I Messed around and nearly for-
'I i1 SUM).\Y-EASY COME, EASY GO, starring Diana Lynn and got this column Cold as all get out I SCHOOL

I Sunny' Tufts. today and my wee brain was functioning I
MONDAY AM 'l'Utsn.YTHE: SHOCKING MISS PILGRIM slow as that Plymouthof
as
with Betty Grable. mine. Hope I'm not too late, School! If you
WF.UMIslYRANGE: : DEFENDERS with S. Carson: cause if the Ripples don't come ( ) column, please com
I 1HUKXI\\-CIGARETTE GIRL, with Leslie Brooks and Johnny through I may get a beef about it. : Or if you can, come
l Lloyd. All hands scrum for the Hippies : news.
Yellow Waler but very few donate. I
I.was just chatting with my
TJIUKMIVY SHOW. school don't lose
good friend Carter. You know Bill ,
IKM).\\' .\M S.AT'UKDAY-JOHNNY O'CLOCK with Dick Powell the benefits
Carter that runs the pool hall Ha : you re-
and Evelyn Keyes.NUNI.1VBLIND. tells! me if its a shower you want you have forgotten
SPOT with Chester Morris and Constance
just drop in his joint any rainy j : before entered
Dt>wlin ?. ', } you
The ole stuff
day. really pours in
:MONDAY AM : ).\Y-THE SHOCKING MISS PILGRIMwith I Bill was up here bumming coal for the advantages

Betty GrableWlONESDAYRANGE. Range Armory 3, I
: : DEFENDERS with S, Carson
from this school
I'd down to
drop Ship'sService
1'1I UUM\Y-NO SHOW.THINGS Thongs
of great value for ad
and see what was going'on
but all in rating in the Navy
TO DO-ABOARD they were sitting
around shivering and cusing about importance in obtaining
...
I ri.rKl: INN-Beer sold nightly 1730-213i, the heat not being on. I doubt if
any of them have called Public: for /advance
BUg :31?. Sandwiches and snacks available. Works Natcherly I came back 10 rating when you have re-
the office to get warntApplications. in rate stare hard
jf a > you." .
BUWI.ISG-Six( : alleys in Ship's: Service available I .
of an "A" School

to all personnel Monday through Saturday For will receive a thorough
: in rat of your choice,
170'')-2 130. League games< have priority AETM And ETM I diploma again of
for future advance.
Schools NeededAn 1 and for civilian jobs
S\\Ill\tMINO-AII Outdoor Pool Closed Indoor : <
)
smart, sailors, put out
Pool Bldg. 614. Recreational Swimming. Monday ALNAV was recently published effort. Don't be one of
d requesting applications from I : who come before the

through Friday 1800 to 2045 Saturday 0900 to 2015 personnel wishing to attend ETM Board for low grade' anJ .
,
and AETM Schools for a U: weeks ... chance.
V Sunday 1300 to 2045. and a 44 weeks course respectively i with Mr. Myers,

Personnel to be eligible for these charge of AvFund Test
NA1TC UllKAKY Located In Auditorium. schools must comply with the following 'a the lowdown on what

i Open Monday, Tuesday, hursday: and Friday 1300 to requirements: show"M you... and miss within a test one An week soon
Jtt\ They must have two and a half
210'). 1230 test, to
Wednesday, to 2100. Saturday and Sunday years obligated service{ ; a report
&1lJIl."e\ Mr Myers. Bring
1230 to :2100.
,
A mark in the General Classification legitimate excuse which
Test of not less than 55; checked for accuracy. If

A mark for Mathematics of not to make arrangements
ATHLETIC OI'AR'Avalldbl; at Gear Locker, less than 3V:' ; Unit within the time

Physical Training Department, Bldg. :5U. And a mark in their Mechanical the grade for that mis.s-
t Test: (Electricity) of not lest than automatically become
TENNIS--Racquet.* and balls available at Physical 55.Men boy, the zeros really

Training! BUg 513. already found inapt and I an average Any grade
have tailed in previous exam in failln gto take a teat
radio are Ineligible. Fire Control-i I be made up without ap
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE men, personnel with special artificers either the Test Unit Su
JACKSONVILLE IlKACIIKS-Buses leave at frequent [Intervals rates Aerographer l. Photographers !! or the Training Officer 6;
from new bus station at Clay and Adania (isam e as Navy. Surf bathIng Parachute Rigger, Storekeepers as soon as you check .: .
and other recreation at one of worlds", finest ocean beaches. Bus Yeomen, Printers and men hospital or sick bay, or
Care 25c I' holding specialists ratings are also be sufe to check with
CANOEING, SlUNG, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San ineligible to applY. I Unit.
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus three blocks from last stop on 'I Men interested may contact NEWS
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; ca.noe-I.00 per hour; motor their division officers for additional of California has led
b.>ats-$200 per hour, five to eight people per boat. Information In giving us the honor '
_. ._-- the past two graduating
_ fl-TTEN-TIOlV: !! I honors go to G. D.
I finished with d final
.. : of S'i.80. Below is his
'
-} ,I about the school:
[ School helped me a lot to
rate I wished to try
It also made me remem
things I'd forgotten
rrP h school I think Aerol
is the one for rne It
and will probably ben
) t e es civilian life I believe
,, helps all the fellow
.
I'm certain it show ,
they are best qualified
!
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p honors go to W, D. liceh I
a h ; a final aVerago of
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the School is of great
the student choose
he likes b st Also, the I
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a man a good back I
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t'"t+grh y 1:a,, Jk i r than the Mohammed:
/ 1.:1( a lunar om
"Ihe Inspection. as a whole,, was trig) i'ent..t, shortly after he had the ranks of the Chief
very good" commented Car>tfl.m finished inspecting All! Hands last Petty Officers with his Inspecting I : known a... the boo. ,
II V Hopkins, Commanding Ofrt. Saturday, morning Pictured above Party, on the cold windy day merely a reptile of ,.no
cer of Naval Air Technical Train 14 Captain Hopklrtu moving I, family



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I Raiders To' Meet Flies Friday





NATTC Vies ypARhlluA Air Raiders Down NATB Pensacola 1:



For Tournament ItAn And NAS Whiting In Weekend Play fl


HENNINGSEN; HIGH SCORER IN BOTH GAMES

In Chicago III.By ..,. j
The high-riding Air Raiders took of with a flying) start in their Conference tilts I

process of elimination, just SPARKY Hoop Team racked up against NATB Pensacola last Friday and NAS Whiting Field last Friday -to )lick both c

one team representing the 6th and I another high point score last Mon- visiting teams and to keep their League record clean of defeats and still claim top billet 1

7th Naval Districts will go to Chicago I 1 day er quintet nite trouclnp 5025. Thompson the Storekeep-Tom- with eight conference victories against no defeats. C

In the All-Navy Basketball |' mle) and RUs ells} were high point NATH Pensacola Loses 57-51 <<
tournament March 26 27 28 and
,
,' 29*: men making 11 points ench.Sidelights I. The Pensacola Goslings eager to topple the strong. NATTCenter_ team took to the
of the game-"Yeah --- tioor with a fast moving quintet
JThe; NATTC Air Raiders are already I I ;
"
certain they will to Key I it is" Hubbard. Spark; team captain MANGOS SCORES and had. the Raiders on their toes
go .. ... ..
whooping himself into -- --
VVfJBt;'Florida, to compete in the a and rather worried at the beginning t..
advanced rounds of the couple of buckets but where of the first half. The locals
tourney
ITheyjidrew NAS Cecil :Field as was Gloria? Metzler skyrocketing kept a close pace with the visitors
". .the ra :-flrst round opponent, and down the court Allen and at the end of the first half i
L: ....lnce'they own a previous easy I missing the hoop by a hair I were at the trailing end of a 30-34:
I little Ann Cooley calling the team half-time score.
victory over Cecil Field, that I (.
team has decided not to compete, i" our boys" Throttle keeping The second half looked like a f
and NATTC thereby draws a bye. time and passing out the Wrigley s repetition of the first but ended
Green: Cove Springs faces NAS I Say, did you know the tilt with 'eC >tn a close but decisive win for the .
Jax the winner to go along with TAF is coming up at 1700 Friday i Raideis The NATTCenter men
the Air Raiders to Key West, afternoon ? Let's go out and back i; had their hands full up to the last I
Florida for the 7th Naval District : up the boys in this important in few minutes of the game A long
finals tramural game.Basketball x bucket by "Doc" Johnson broughtthe ;
NATTC and the NAS Jax-Gieen I is our hobby that score'up to 53-51 still in favorof
Cove Springs winer will representthe is, well we were mighty prouo the Goslings but the Raiders
Northern Division of the 7th I to see at the Air Ralder-Pensa' I with some clever passing and a
Naval District. NAS Banana flyer cola game-which turned out to be bit of the old spirit contrived to
Naval Submarine Base at Key :I a dllly-such names from TEA s take a one point lead with a basket
West, and the Naval Hospital at roster as Johnson D. S, SpurekJ. .1 \ by Clark and a free-throw by
Key West will represent the ., Clark, B. R., Stillman, L K <"o dlngton. With time fast running -
Southern District. Cudd W. J., Goodman,' E. L, Kerr i. out and ten seconds remain-
Along with the 7th District's I I I CV.., and Henningsen, A. C. A I Ii i ing in the ball game, Fensatula
elimination tournament, the 6th I i high point man in the last A It- 1 made ,a last try for a score and
Naval District will hold one at : Raider game was Henmngsen who r the game but once again Johnson
the name time, and the champion' has entered Basic Phase with Class I I shooting from the halfway mark
of the 7th will face off againstthe I + 1 sank the final basket to cinch the
champion of the 6th. The winter E33.We are glad to welcome Dorothv: K v r1 A I 1 game for the locals and end the
of this game will be the team Johnstone to the AEM School, Dor game 57-54.
that journeys to Chicago in March [ othy is from New Jersey but we I Top honors once again go to Al
for the All-Navy Tournament to hope to make her like our South i Henningsen with a total of 18
represent these' two districts.DISBURSING land. The weather could be more I points

cooperative 'enuf said. .
I Personnel of the school are sorry : 4 j NAS WHITING TOPPLES 64-50

MAD to hear that Fisher, formerM. j NAS Whiting Field, smarting
A. of Bks 9, is quite 111 in the under the defeat received at the
WIN THREE GAMESIN hospital. Smith R. S., from Basic hands of the local Fliers was lie- ,,
Phase was also hard hit suffer- termined to clip the undefeated
OFF-DUTY PLAY ing with a bad appendix.This _m______ nmm _n_"_ conference record of the NATT

I columnist wishes to express )1 MANGOS, ONE NATTCenter's fast passing Air Raider's Center Air Raiders, but the Raiders
Both Disbursing and MAD two I appreciation to the people who cooperated -) star takes a try at the bucket and scores another point for the local I were just as determined to fin-
of the leading teams in the NAT in making the AEM Anniversary cagers in their game against NAS Whiting Field The local Raiders ish the game with a wide and comfortable .
TC Intramural Basketball League, Story possible. For those defeated the visiting Whiting team 63-50, for their eighth Conference lead.
played non-league tilts in the past I who didn't see the Jax Journal last win."AL". I Coach Knickelbine, with a relay
week, Disbursing journeying to I Friday. the Generator picture and of ..ouadR.-- oull'1clv /i.nl... .1..,..... "'"'7A 11'Q
Htarke, Florida, for a two game a nice- write-up appeared in that I Whiting Varsity.i :' "
series with the Athletic Club there, HENNINGSEN
paper. The score up to the third
ISHORT quar
And MAD AOM
slipping past the CoastGuardsmen
TEB NEWS ter was close but still in favor of
of Mayport. Florida. We're a little late in reporting STARS THIS YEAR the local boys. Taking over the
Disbursing played games on Sat- blessed events buf here goes anyway SHOTSThe last quarter the local starlets took
urday night and Sunday afternoon, .
FOR AIR RAIDERSAllan to the floor and quickly paced ft
winning both on 67 to :58 and :53) It was a decided relief for the fast moving cage game. Shooting

to 47 48, respectively 46 MAD won on gang and Wally Brobst when his C. Hennmgsen, 31, USN, rampaging TOA basketball from all angles the Raiders paced
a to count.
wife presented him with an 8 lb. better known as "Whitey" or just by high-scoring Al Henningsen
Beaver, Disbursing' high scorer i:I team got back on to the win list
boy. Wally was beginning to look Al to his teammates, is Iowa's soon had a lead that was almoet
led scoring in ths first game with like something the cat dragged in claim to fame this year at NATTC last Monday night after their firstdefeat impossible for the visitors to catchup
25 points, as they led the AC of the season at the hands
I and wouldn't drag out. Jacksonville. with and when the final whistle
gJ't'gaUon by a 44 to 32 of TCT The 4622'ictor)' Monday
scoie
ag-I
Also T. D. Nations is the blew the Raiders
proud were on the long
half time. The second game AI's scoring and floor play have over TAIwas most reassuringto
of twins. Oh me--good things end of a 63-50 score.
little closer Disbursing being out I I. papa made him a big threat in every the crdnancemen after their
1n front by 39 to 30 at the first I I usually come in three's Hmm-All I game thIs season In 15 games he 23-13 loss to TCT. The control This was the local Air Raiders'
half marker, but lost a little I I joking aside though we extend I has made 266 points, a game aver- tower game was the slowest gameof Sth conference win.
to both
ground as Starke came up within hearty congratulations age of 18 per game. the season for TOA and all I Tomorow in the "Battle of the

live points at the final gun. The I men. -- ------ -- I _Atlantic Iowa, claims him as hands found trouble finding the Century" the undefeated Conference .
final score for that game was 53 Captain carried the games high basket. leaders take the floor againstthe
to 4 8. I tally hitting for 17 points. Paisolaof The first quarter of the TAI high-riding Fliers for the 9th
MAn'in" "nun C'(at Jnaril the Marines was hot for his 0.tk game looked as if it would be a Conference game. The local Fliers
The MAD, as host to the quintet team sinking 11 points. "Red" Ver repeater of the previous game, as have been defeated only once in
of Coast Guardsmen from May- banic was second high with 10 the wore at the first breather was loop play and will definitely be a
port Coast Guard Station, used I right behind Paisola. Connelly 4 5, with the AOM team holdingne match for the .local boys.
the first team for the first half MAD Coach and Captain, droppeu odd point. The half had a low ---. .--
and the second for the last half, from his usual high average 8 14 score and the third quarteras
and managed to slip by the :< squeezing out only a mite 7 points 16-25: with TOA ahead at all TOA Loses To TCT
Guardsmen by a score of 47 to 46 j The referees were Lt. (jg) Kos E times. In the final quarter the
Bill Roche, the Coast Guard's ke and Pvt. Pettic. starting. TOA five went all out and MAD In Undisputed
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scored 21 points to their opponent
I making the score! 22-46 as the NATTC League Lead
.1 League Standings 'tnal horn blew. I I
A vaunted TOA
TAI was short of replacementsand I basketball squad
.' Naval Air Training Athletica I Ship's Co. Basketball League the fourth quarter found their I suffered its first defeat at the
..Conference standings: Team W L Pet team pretty well worn and opposing hands of an aggregation from
:->>'. .fTcam VV L Pet.mrrc'Jax MAD 0 01000 a freshly rested team. High TCT and thereby relinquished its
A 8 0 1.000 TOA 5 1 833: point man was a tie between For- part of first place which was held
'NIJPS Ottumwa 8 0 1.000 TEA 4 1 .800 rey and Gilpin with 10 markers by TOA and MAD. MAD is now
;;: WAS lax 7 1 .876 I I TCT. '4 1 ,800 apiece Monroe, Carlin, and Giaca- ole owner of the top rung in the
f -. '.! NJI.q'Curp.: Christi 4 1 .800 I Disbursing 3 2 .600 lone followed in the order named, league with five victories againstno
I (. ,NAjian.. River 5 3 .625 : TAF 2 2 500 with 8, 6, and 5 points apiece. defeats. _
4, (NATB Pensacola 5 4 .555 TAS 3 3 500
TCT which
,;.. Doerrler received an eye injury; sports a 4-1 record
NATTC Ward Isl. 4 5 .444 Dental 2 4 .33S: soon after the half which kept him so far this season! turned back the
NAB Wh. Field 3 5 .375 TOn -2 4 .33J: out of the remainder of the game TOA boys by a low 23 to 13 score.
NAS Glenview 2 6 .250 TTM 1. 4 .200 but he still managed to score!! four The Tower Operators usual hlgn
NATTC Memphis 2 8 .200 TTS 0 4 .000 scorer, Pearce
was individual
points before he left the game. again top >
NAS Bt. Simons 0 7 .000 TAI 0 & .000
scorer with 10
Hentzen and Howard scored two points for the!
NAS Dallas 0 8 .000 and one point each. fracas, while Forrey of TOA was
Team W L PctShip's high with a mere three points.
Conference scores: Co. Bowling League
NATTC Jax, 57) ; NATB Pensacola, TEA ((1). 8 1 888 Frazees bowling team came up The other game to be played
54. TAF 7 2 .777 with the first win of the season after the surprising upset of TOA

NATTC Jax, 63; NAS Whiting TOB 7 2 .777 against personnel by a two game was TAS winning out against TOBin
Field, 60.NAS TEB H 4RM out of three victory. Felles held a close game by a score of 21 to
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I TOA 4 5 .444 "AL" HENNINGSEN: high single game for the winners 19. Murphy tallied seven points for
.. Banana River, Mi; HAS; MAD 4 5 .444 i and Meyers was high total point the winners, and Wagner dumped
Glenview, 53. TEA (2) 3 6 .S33 its native son, where he was born man. Stephenson, Fletcher, Con- in eight for the losers.
NAB Banana River, 4i; NAS TLT 3 6 .333 June 9. 1928.> He is only six feet I I radl, and Frazee aided the team to Last Friday MAD took ft
Glenview: 47. Dental 3 6 .333 five inches tall, and weighing in their first win of the scaspn. A stronger hold on first place by
NPFS Ottumwa, 52; NATTC P 1 8 .111 at a mere 160. Al goes to AEM 188 by the personnel kfglers' was easily winning from Medical on a
Memphis, 46. school now, but before that was enough for high game in the three 46 to 25 count. MAD' Captain

NPFS Ottumwa 62: NATTC Officers-- -Rn- -line-. Lf'AV1U'Team an instructor in Aviation Fundamentals game contest:,. Connelly, was high point man with
Memphis, 50 --i.o--Pct, for four months. He entered 11 points. Dill of Medical however
Dental 4 0 1.000 the Navy on June 10, lt 46. after his led with 13
NAS Jax, 50( ; NAS Whiting, 49, chip, captaining high scoring points.
Training 3 1 .750 Moat of his school years werespent school Basketball team. Besides' -
NAB Jax, 62 NATB rensacola
4J. ; Administration 2 2 .MO in Atlantic, except for one being very active in Basketball AI The that mechanical dishwasher,
!
Civilian 1 2 2 .MO year at Missouri State Teachers ;: also' played end on the, football installed in the Waldorf Astoria's
NATH Corpus Chrieti, 48; NAS I TEA 1 a .250 College) in Maryville, Mo., Where ; team for three years and, tan the kite In n in 1910, washed 500> plate
Dallas, U.I Civilian 2 0 t ,000 he was given an Athletic scholar I tough Quarter ;Mile in Track T minute


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-1\\i\\\ \tuime: S'ATB: Pen"H'Ila, te,'itance Saturday: : night and the Iliet> muk d up ati1
:! \! dtiijsion: over the Gosling before a large crowd at :Mainside. .
This hard-earned victory plated Coach Ray Pflum's fast-break specialists among the
tup Naval Air Training Athletic Conference contenders The win was the Fliers' seventh
loop victory. and their record is blemished by only one conference loss to NAS Banana ,
Ruer
The Pflummen started hitting; the bucket from all angles at the very offset of tin
tilt and held a slim 13-7 lead over the visitors at the first: rest period. In the second
M period the Pensacola cage five dropped behind because of their Inconsistency to hit from r ka.
: the free throw line, and trailed the locals 23-19, at the intermission, The Goslings hit but
three of their 13 tries
Harry Platt high-set>iing forward for the local cagers. potted four quick bucket
at the start of the third canto and the Jaxmen were never really threatened after thaI I 1A
Platt rang up 22 points for the evening on 10 two-pointers and a duo of gratis toss
tlo! behind him was Jim DeGroote who pocketed six buckets and a pair of free Pili 11,' ,
i 1" : I 11 I points
BU: gun for the losers was Callage with 16 markers
y. Filer' \'It Whiting
l>1-playing some dazzling basket shooting in the final two minutes of plav the I In al
i In i i- pulled one out of the tire last Friday night as they slipped by the NAS Whiting
Bombers, 59-47, by sending a barrage of shots towards the hoop to score 12 quick pointv -.
: >l \ uh the score 45-44 and little more than two minutes left in the game, Harry Platt 1
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t in, DeGroote, and Buck Buntin started swishing the nets for points and pulled ahead 01 t i;
n,' B'>!mhots, They never stopped scoring until the whistle ended the tilt In two minute
t",i.S the threesome had racked up 12 points among them
The victor led at three of the quarter stops being ahead at half time 22-17 Tin
B .mbu also had several bright features in their favor. At the free throw line the \\'hitit S a z

t, t .if,.M hit 15 of 21 of their attempts Little Johnny O'Brien potted seven out of the
!tuni'" pill he" he took from the gratis cncle The Pflummen hit just slightly over the ,"'00n "fb
.ai 1 k'r :n they canned H: of 25 attempts; 1
High -onng Hairy Platt again led the locals as he rang up seven field goals and a r v t
pan i .ot t gratis I tosses lui Ib point- to take scoring honors for the evening Close behind c
the big fn''ward was speed! merchant Jim DeGroote with 14 markers For the visitors, .
Art Koizenewski took honors with 13 points on five buckets and a trio( of free throws .5 l
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i Bailie To Keep Records Clean Low 39 On Station Links

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league is rapidly becoming a fast Jax Tigers Swamp Stanton Five Matching drives with three of the best golfers on the
affair with all teams
and furIOus :
intent on winning the race: station, one-armed Jim Nichols proved to a gallery of over

Though two of the teams were Honors 200 people Monday why he is rated among the top golfer
knocked: out of the undefeated ; As White Takes Scoring in the nation The famed Nichols shot a 39 for the station's

ranks during the last week, there nine-hole course to leave the fans .
I agapeNichols'
are still four teams without a Led by the accuracy of Tommy White. the NAS Jax Tigers hit I
mark on their records. Supply, from all angles of the hardwood last Friday to wallop a game and d score__ of 39 was even more remarkable considering -
with five wins in as many games, fighting Stanton cage five 5,234, in the preliminary tilt to the Fliers' I the tact that, in additionto -----------
Field, Lanky White swished the nets for his handicap, he was unfamiliarwith
holds first place in the first sec- encounter with Whiting
to walk off with the course. There was no : SKEETSQUAD DOWNS
tion since they topped previously seven two-pointers and five gratis pitches scoring
doubt that if he had around I
unbeaten A< in the past week. honors for the evening with 19 markers. gone
again he would have lowered hisscore. CECIL FIELD TEAMIts
The Hospital's 4-0 slate still is The Stanton Little Devils held a .
in four buckets before the
the best in the second division, but two-point advantage on the local quick I
with their
visitors could score. And in the Before his exhibition on the guns blazing usu.
Flag Unit is a close second with colored five at the end of the first i
first half, twelve of White's 19 links, Jim put on a show for pa. al deadeye accuracy the undefeated -
31. rest stop, but White, Bobby Gault, points were collected against the tients at the Naval Hospital He I NAS Skeet Squad blastedits
The lead in the third section is and Johnny Adams hit the nets Stanton cagers showed them the various fundamentals way to another victory Tues-
still jointly held by Reserve En- for 21 points in the second periodto of the game and explained day, downing Cecil Field in two
The visitors had trouble at the
pull ahead of the visitors and out of three shoots.
to them how he got the terrific -
hawing hold a 23-18 advantage over Stan- free throw line as they hit only
behind
his drives. The match scheduled
power was amon
.
19
four of their gratis attempts.Big
Several of the players have had ton.In for the losers was Ralph After the exhibition, Nichol Cecil Field, Whiting Field, Ba-
time enough to show their waresat the second canto, Bobby GaultI Moseley gun and Basil Frazier who teamed up with Phil Friel, assist- nana River, and NAS, but Whit-
this stage of the game, and I went on a scoring spree and racked each eight markers For ant to Jack Harvey, against Chiefs ing and Banana River failed to
rang up
Rowan of Communications is the I show .
Craven and McDonnell. Craven up.Because
I the local quintet, White and Gault
current high point man with a i, 44, Communications 35; Supply 35 led the attack with 19 and 15 and McDonnell recognized as two of the cold and high
total of :SI against Galloway's 41 Executive Enlisted 28; Executive respectively of the gest golfers on the station, winds, the match between the two
points
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for the Hospital( five I Enlisted 30, Dispensary 11, Supply won out after a bitter battle. But teams was a dreary affair, with
Scores of the past week were 38 A&R 23, Flag Unit 32, VO As a preliminary tilt to the Nichols though handicapped, top- many contestants having a diffi-
Communications 39, Inspection 37; I ATU 17; Publications 21, Personnel NAS-Green Cove game at Main- ped their drives many times. cult time Judging the speed of the
Marines 30; Emergency Repair 29; 23: Inspection 43, Executive side, 18 February, the Tigers will Cravens surpassed the four witha birds.

Ordnance 32, VO-ATU 19, Reserve 13, Hospital 41, Flag Unit 23; play a colored quintet from Green brilliant 37, while Friel smashedout Jax won the first match and

Enlisted 30, Operations 16; A&R I A&R 49, Inspection 36 Cove a 38, Nichols and McDonnellboth then both squads waited for the .
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I FACE MIAMI-TONIGHT -I II II lery on edge during the whole When it became clear that no other

match team would be there;, another '
The qualifying rounds for the 100 rounds were fired, but, this ortr.
Chief's Tournament will start Saturday shoot found the locals on'the short. as
and actual competition will end of the score ;\ '

begin next week, it was announced -, A playoff of :50 rounds then took
a + place with the Jax boys taking it
I I by two birds.

The loss of Lawlor and Bercier
QUALIFYING ROUNDS both of whom were excellent shots,

was a serious blow to the team, :/
BEGIN NEXT WEEK IN
and the NAS squad will be forcedto

OFFICERS PIN LEAGUEThe use a mixed offlcer-enlisted
team for the rest of the season '

officers' bowling league will Tuesday's winners were Field,
literally get the ball rolUng next Wood, Sullivan, Gallitano and
I week when the various team members Franzblau,
will start to qualify to take s
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L Already eight teams have expressed Department, Supply and Accounting y
interest, and Lt. Comdr Operations (Seventh Naval
Henry Eppelin has hopes for many District), and NARTU A TV-I. ,
entries before the end of next has really gone for the idea having -
week entered two teams-VSB and ,
1)U' The teams are only allowed to Flight 12"Qualifying
carry a squad of seven men, so for the league must! w
_. ---,-._- the officers who are interested in be done before Friday. 21 Febiuary -
.
MM., MlMillUs: Hi,' : \ r.t ...1 _, t Brun;i I Il'lt this IIIIIrr1lfl,4 t hI A 11't.! !II \'.':nrk\ in 1I1100.Iqt'd I In competing will have to bowl among' and interested teams should II.
Miami quad tonight tie si "".n( \t tll"' l It IXIII it! pavilion pros[ i. t,> Mi 'it t 1 ii itl v '', In,'Imt'In f th mselves: to qualify I CI"Mitart Lt Comdi Eppehn at the t
left to right are Joe Gar"lt." i 1'.1,1,k" H.'I.tI'J/: :,, Runty .-ho,'klv oho T.n.- !>" i tni i ,Ain', ". An!-i,,' >\ Th ight teams: already getting Iitnrk'i I Welfare Office In the Recreation
odis, Billy Coelitft-ri, AI 1Lru, ,1i'J',I I Isis', h K'M v"r [ tv III tit o..w-born league' Buildingr



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Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command and 7th Naval District

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L U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION ANt> NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

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II. 'THE SUNNY SOUTH!!

: Fliers Meet NATTC In

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Conference Encounter


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pM By Bill Kehl], S2c

P4 i < p After weeks of mounting suspense, Mainside and NAT
.or i TC basketball fans will be rewarded for their patience tomorrow

night when their favorite cage fives, the NAS Jax

Fliers and the NATTC Air Raiders, meet at Mainside Auditorium

\ in a tilt which many hoop trailers have labeled "the.

. t Na.t w battle-of-the-century" encounter between these two top

; t. n, notch quintets. Tip-off time is scheduled for 2000.
This contest first of a two-game
series, will match two of the
1sA WAVES Tied For strongest cage fives: of the South
and Southwest. At present, the Air
First Place In Raiders are roosting on top of
y J the Naval Air Training Athletic
In-Town LeagueSparked Conference but should they lose
to the Fliers Friday night, both
by Captain Skipper outfits will be tied for secon<1
DID SOMEBODY S.\y something about tht' Mutiny +touch The wuuiv I s. ties! pictured above were Edge who threw in nine points and I II place as the Raiders have yet to
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photu iaphed just outside! the golf shad U last uet-k as Old Man Winter painted neb itmuustent of the Butch Glover who swished three I lose a loop tilt. The Fliers have
frozen north Pea coats and other cold weather clothing' WAS much in evidence as frigid winds swept buckets through the hoop, the dropped only one cage contest-
over the station. (California newspapers must obtain permission from the Honda Chamber of Commerce WAVES basketball sextette moved. to Banana River.
before publishing this picture. I into a tie for first place in the in- Both quintets are ably coachedand
i' --- ----. --- -----. .----- town league last night by defeat- were put through some rough
ing the Lynn's team: 24-22, beforea workouts during the past week in
,: Model Airplane i r NAS Boxers Face Undefeated large crowd at the Jackson High preparation for this important
School gym. hoop tilt. Coach Ray Pflum, the
k Meet Dates Are Of Miami This was the most important Fliers' mentor, and Coach Harry
University TonightThe ( victory of the season for the I: Knickelbine of the Air Raiders,
Now8&9MarchThe 1 I II will floor fives which range
!' WAVES because It not only
Team took off in RID this
Jax-Navy Boxing an around the 6'1" barrier, and fans
brought them to the top of the
for Miami where it will into the with I are in for real ball for
first annual Jax-Navy model morning step ring an league, but it was sweet revengeto a game
airplane meet, originally scheduled undefeated Miami University; squad tonight. I top Lynn's who had beaten themin both outfits.teams boast of high scoring:

u ., for 22 and 23 February, will Though \vell-stocked with fistic talent, the team has no two previous contests.
matches under its belt. It will take The WAVES were greatly aided For the Fliers, Harry Platt, T.
F. be held on 8 and 9 March instead, previous everythingthe S. Ary, and Jim DeGroote are
NAS boxers have to bring home the bacon since such by the thrilling defense set up by
:i:. it was announced yesterday by } Mildred Breland and Ellen "Smil evenly matched in the scoring col.
------ squads as Penn i State and Catholic umn with Platt leading the scoringrace
Chief
George T. Hubbard, contest
Jack" Messer, the two fine
ing
U. have down under Miami'sflying
with 201
: gone points for the season
,f director. fists. guards of the locals. .
Negligent Operation Ary and DeGroote have rack.
Rescheduling was necessary it I While this will be the first out- Half-time found the WAVES on ed up 180 and 177 markers respec
ing for the leather pushers as a the long end of an 18-11 score, and I
: was explained, because the Florida tively.
"; I Of Vehicles Scored team, many of the men have had they coasted through the second I And in the Air Raiders scoring
Model Association
through an previous ring experience. Now, half to come out the eventual win, column Al
big Henningsen is hit
Drivers of Navy vehicles, both
oversight, had already allocated II I after weeks of painstaking and ners. ting the nets at a torrid pace.
the dates to else- civilian and military, must make week WAVES I
February a meet tedious coaching and conditioningunder Earlier in the the Flanking Henningsen in the scoring
where in the state. Since the following -I every effort of to these eliminate vehicles negligent sine3 the watchful eye of Lt took on the Avoset squad and brackets are two versatile ball
week-end had been booked I naval operation essential to Comdr. Anthony J. Rubino, theyare nosed them out in a thrilling gameat players, Doc Johnson and Char-
by Sanford many months ago, 8 appropriations ready to take on the formid- Kirby-Smith, 2423. The WAVE ley Kerr, who will be out to drop
and 9 March were the next avail- national security, are chargeableto able Miami outfit. attack was led by Butch Glover, the high-flying Fliers.

able open dates. I from satisfy law suits judgments authorized under resulting the Regardless of the outcome of the who scored nine points, and Ruth The records show that the Air
In the meantime, the NAS Model. new federal tort claims act, basedon match, it will serve as a perfect LaVere, who totaled five points. Raiders have dropped 12 foes and
Club will play host to the Jax negligence of personnel operat- baptism of fire for the NAS Golden Ellen Messer and Ida Free, two of have been on the short end but
Model Race Car Club this Sunday ing Navy vehicles. Gloves contenders. Little more the best guards in the in-town three times. The Fliers, on the oth-
when it stages time trials to set than a week away the tournamentis league, both turned in fine games er hand, have won 12 of their 16
up station speed records. The trials According to AINav 40-47, these looming ever closer, and Coach which helped secure the victory.On encounters. The NATTC outfit
will be run on the tennis court suits within the last several Rubino's men will have to be in Thursday, the locals bowedto lost to Green Cove Springs in an
west of Mainside Ship's Service. months have totaled over a million top condition for the stiff compe Miller Electric, 26-25, as their encounter which has caused a
It is expected that many of the dollars. tition expected. defense fell apart in the last quarter -,. great deal of hot comment, and
station's model car enthusiasts will Comprehensive investigation of Among NAS stalwarts are Hen The girls led, 21-16, at the was beaten twice by the powerful
turn out for the event in an at- accidents involving actual or potential ry Schillizzi, Al Rogero, Eddie De- end of the third quarter but three Lake Shore quint.
tempt to capture the NAS speed personal injuries should be Core, and Billy Cochran. Cochran, quick buckets by the in-towners The Pflummen were dropped by
record. conducted promptly regardless of who fights in the 155-pound class, finally overcame them I a powerful Duke University outfit
While whether or not the Navy car was is Dan" inside Behind the dead eye of Laddie in their season opener. They lost
the Jacksonville a "Fancy fighter
racers I at fault, the directive stated. the but still Vladeff, who threw in five buckets to Florida U. shortly after the
will not in ropes possesses a
compete the station very
i. Names and addresses of parties fast left This Jab is to and a foul shot, the WAVES ran : New Year's vacation, but revenged
time trials expected
they will bring along
and disinterested witnesses shouldbe away from the Pensacola sextette, I this loss three weeks ago. Then,
their cars for some pile up quite a few points in to-
friendly
station competition secured immediately, and written I night's fray. Cochran fought at 33-15, in a non-league game Satur- on 1 February the Fliers dropped
against following
the trials which cars will statements of witnesses and Penn State before coming into the day night at Mainslde. The their first loop contest to NAS Ba.
underway at 1330. get physical examinations should bepromptly Navy, so he will have additional WAVES led, 20-11, at halftimeand nana River and the following week
a obtained, if possible. I incentive to win tonight. just coasted the rest of the lost to a mediocre Florida South-
., to (Continued on Page 3)
The boxers making the include way vIctory.
trip .
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ADMIRAL EWEN WILL INSPECT Cochran, Schillizzi, DeCore i "WELCOME --- -
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NAS"CAPTAIN .
Angie Synodis, Joe Garcia, Mike
Hernandez, Rusty Schochley John
FACILITIES OF NARTU TODAYAlmost ny Torres, Bernie Whitson, Al Ro

gero, and Dutch KorverPRESIDENT .
a year to the day following his last visit here, -J rf

.. Hear Admiral E. C. Ewen, Chief of Naval Air Reserve Train

ing,_was scheduled, to arrive at NAS late yesterday to inspectthe OF

facilities of the Naval Air Re.
FLEET RESERVE
serve Training Unit here. .
Tentative plans call for a : .
Personnel Inspection by the ti'.;,f"t OUTLINES AIMSThe

admiral at 0800 this morning, followed desire of some temporary
by an Inspection tour of the officers to have the service limit
NARTU hangar and offices, Later lowered to 20 years for retirementwith
in the morning, Admiral Ewen
I the pay of their temporaryrank A
will confer with Rear Admiral was scored by Robert F. Bon-
Ralph Davison, Chief of naval Air I I'w' Ii
amarte, national president of the ,
Advanced Training. I Fleet Reserve Association, at the
Captain F. W. Priestman, Com- special meeting in the CPO Clubon '
manding Officer of the Reserve 3 February.
Training Unit, is expected to ac. Mr. Bonamarte pointed out that I
.,. company Admiral Ewen during his these officers already enjoy certain _
inspection of NARTU. advantages which regular naval L' =
Admiral Ewen visited NAS officers do not, and stated that the
Jacksonville on 18 February 1915 Association is squarely against the
to Inspect aviation training facilities move
here and at nearby auxiliary The work of the Fleet Reserve .
r fields in preparation for the establishment Association in trying to maintain -
, of a reserve training the Cumberland Road Housing ANTHONY K. BRADY NAS Commanding Officer,
I program in this area. No decisionwas Project for the use of service welcomed the huge crowd which turned out 3 February for the Fleet
made on a location at the personnel was also outlined by the Reserve Association meeting at the CPO Club. Pictured with the
time, but later the program was president. Captain are left to right, Chief Machinist Walter E. Beall, Region.
inaugurated at Cecil<' movingto Opposition by the Association to al Vice-President: Robert Bcmamarte, National President; and Chief
NAS Jax after ... few months the 16-year bill was also explain- Pay Clerk Edward A. Abel, who u organizing a branch in the St.
there. (Continued on Page S) Simons Georgia, area




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o I Ity LOIS and KICK .

t The Hospital basketball team
'clicked again last Friday for a lly J. T. NELEX, ACMM:

win of 4129. The Flag Unit team I As the days go by, the Chief's
was a hard-playing five, but our Club is becoming more and more
I boys outwitted them by 12 points.At I popular, and on Sunday afternoon
the first quarter Flag Unit wasin I it has become a gathering place
the lead by 12 points, but in the : for a majority of the members an-J
second quarter our boys almost I their guests!
I tied the score. The last half meant The regular "Bingo" game was
I : victory for the Hospital team. The held on Tuesday evening and more

., points were made by D. Galloway than seventy players showed up.
b who split the net for 8 points, J. Paul Meyer, CPhM, was the lucky
y f C s a Uovell, 13; Harbort, 1; Kellams, 6; winner of the "Free Game" and his
b.r 11'hitsell,11; Head, 1, White, 1. rew.ant.was a case of beer donatedfor

sac the occasion by the Narragan.sett .

The team suffers the loss of one Brewing Co. The Grand Prize
of its star pla y'ersnow that J. Gal- of the evening was won by Mrs
loway is on leave. lie has many I nillle Jackson of 1112 Allegheny
points to his credit since the Hospital Road.
r { ii, I 5 has been in the intramural On Thursday night many of our
1 r
.r'
it league. members' were on hand to see a
wonderful movie. The plot was
i Beet wishes for a speedy recovery built around the famous "Catalina"or '
s ;' KI I to Mrs. Menges, wife of our PBY and depicted the
w,1 I Chaplain, Lt. Harold .". Menges, part which it played 1 in the great
who is recovering from an operation A special effort has been made to
: in Dependents Unit. show movies which are not only

see I educational but highly interestingas
Carl Roepke, HAle, who was an well. Chief Boos states that we
active member of the garage crew, ,: will have the opportunity of seeing
On ScheduleIT left last Thursday for Dental i I "Operation Ciossroads" on next
School at Bethesda, Md. As one of Thursday night.

WAS A BIG HAY down at the garage crew for nearly eight I Chief Jackson and your scribe
cn'tw Interim Overhaul last Thursday months, he acquired many friends. regret to announce that it has become *
4 when the first four F40's rolled In his quiet way he attained top necessary! to extend the qualifying -
F wv C's off the line under the new Cor- responsibility for running the ga I date for' the golf tournamentfor
sair overhaul program. In the rage. We all wish him loads of another week since only 21
photo above, Lt. A, A. Gabriel, luck; he'll need it while he's in members have signed up at the
Division Officer, goes over the school. As he said just before he time of this writing. Come out
details of the program with left, "YES I GUESS IT'LL BE ,I and give it a try even though you
Capt J. E. Dodson A&R Officer, JUST ANOTHER BOOT CAMP." I I: aren't a Sammy Snead or a By-
as other A&R officials look on. CS ,, ron Nelson. Prizes are on display
t In addition to Capt. Dodson and We hear that Whitey, the new at the "Golf Shack," and the pros
Lt Gabriel, they are left to sound motion picture operator, Is In charge will be more than happyto
right Homer P. Williams, Quar- doing his bit over in O.P.D. to pro- supply you with any additional
terman; George Arnold, Foreman mote better sound from kiddies by information, whether it be about
; H. A. Burn, Master Mechanic coaxing them to open their mouths I I the tournament or your game.
r ; E. C. Everett, Quay to say "Ah"-while the Doc takesa "'e are happy to announce that
4Vt ZK } terman; Comdr. F. J. Schroeder, peek to see if bad tonsils can be I we are once again dancing to the
rV Production Superintendent; and the cause of that dull tone. fine music of the NATTCats every -
Lt. D. P. Benett, Assistant! Pro- I Saturday night along with the
duction Superintendent. At left, Your reporter received a ]letter added attraction of that Vaughn
Capt. Dodson gives one of the from Miss Alma I. Miller, formerly Monroe protege, J. A. Sparky,
'S 7h completed planes a close! exam- Ens. Miller of the Hospital from the WAVES galley TommyRaje
ination as! Lt. Gabriel peers Intently Staff. She wanted to nay "HEL- I who conducts the orchestra,
over his shoulder. LO" to all the Corpsmen she worked i has welded together a fine group
with. We know Miss Miller also I I| of musicians and we're all proudof
wished that the fellows at the Hospital : their fine arrangements. Come

Corsairs Now Rolling Off Line !In all receive lots of Valentine i> on up and hear them give out on
I I cards from the' girls they always Saturday night.
talk about. Chiefs Malone and Lastiic-o
are
A & R Under New Overhaul ProgramWith I busy preparing for the bowling
The new WAVE Quarters are tournament. Additional on that
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the R4D overhaul program ----- beginning to show a little more I later.
which was begun in January, 1945, tion schedules were maintained improvement as the days go by I Over half of the new membershipcards
virtually completed, A&R has consistently' and that it is expected I Navy Relief Drive and are beginning to take on I have been distributed at

turned its attention to major overhauls the new Corsair program will Closes Its 15 -Day the Home Sweet Home atmosphere ,I this time and it is hoped the task
of Corsair fighters. Last! also be up to schedule. I with each new addition and repair I can be completed soon. Please
week was the culmination of the Tribute was paid by both Lt. I Appeal SaturdayOnly which means that the day to :,, leave your application blank with
shift to Corsairs as four planes (jg) Gabriel and Mr. Arnold to I move is drawing nearer. Better the manager and your new card ,
rolled off the line-the first to be the cooperation and teamwork fall I three more days remain in keep a watchful eye on improvements I will be ready within fortyeighthours.
,
completed on a schedule which hands in making possible the the current Navy Relief SocietyDrive I and be ready for the "BIG"day A completely renovated ;
calls!! for 32 finished aircraft per meeting of all production schedules. !I which is scheduled to wind because, well, you know how I kardex system has been installedand
month. ] up here Saturday. I things accumulate in a short time should help to keep things In
The line, located in InterimOverhaul's It was still too early :yesterdayto and some of ;you have been herea 1 order In addition, our efficient assistant -
TALKS ON MERGER estimate the amount which long time.
Hangar 123, was the secretary-treasurer, Chief
would be raised in the
scene of a mild flurry of excitement Rear Admiral Ralph E. Da- 15-day campaign 55 Wilma Boehm, now requests all

Thursday for the event. \ison.! Commandant, Seventh from Mainside, but an showed incomplete that report. Nell Lego, PHMlc is singing the members to leave a change of address -
Captain J. E. Dodson, A&R Officer Natal District, and Chief of $62!) 45 blues to "Where, Oh Where, Has upon transfer or retirement.
had been received Tues-
was on hand as was Comdr. C Natal Air Advanced Training:, through My Little Dog Gone" since Sea- Chief Merruk has passed the
A. Briggs, executive assistant! Mill speak to the officers of all day evening. man, the mascot of the WAVE word along that if everyone will j
A&R ofbc r. Lt. (j Jfc) A. A. Gab- departments at 1600 today at Coming on the heels of the barracks, decided to set that sparkof cooperate by observing the clos-
riel, Division Officer, and Fore the Student Officers' Auditor March of Dimes annual appeal the roaming aglow and venture off ing hours and clearing the build.
man Q J. Arnold conducted the ium. Navy's own drive has tough wleJ-/! the Hospital Compound to find new I ing promptly, the Club will really
of ding. Everyone must make sure he horizons to be be '
captain on an inspection tour The of Admiral isun's waiting explored in tip-top.
topic a\ -
the finished planes.It has given to the limit of his ability the outside world. Seaman is a lit
talk will be "What the
was! pointed out that produc-I If the goal is to be reached. I tle brown and white dog a'"Heinz i Sailor: "l'\e called to ask jour 'f
Merger Mean to the :Na\j.
; .,
------ ----- Falling short of the mark wnild 57" variety, very friendly and very | consent to marry jour daughter,
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make it exceedingly difficult for I I loving, and was last seen! at Main- sir"
Shop Masters & Foremen Meet I the society to render the same side. If anyone sees her, please 1'ather: ")lave you wn her 1
service in 1947 it has been I contact the WAVE Barracks on !mother au.e
I dering to naval and Marine fl'n-I' the Hospital Compound because Sailor: "Yeah-)but that in .
For Work Improvement Program: -personnel down through the ; 'I "mama" is grieved. right We'll be ming out of town." 1 I 1
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SIIO-P I
----- ------ -- TALKING
The first session in the Work -----1 _
Improvement Progam for the Shop i the number of hours varies according I ; ja
Masters and Foremen' was held to the training and group in
last Tuesday in the conference volved.
room of the Main Ad Building. Attending last week's session!! in 6K
addition to Captain Brady, Mr. Anderson
A. O. Anderson, Civilian Personnel -
!! and Mr. Umstot, were
Officer, end E. O. Umstot!! ,
Captain J. E. Dodson, A&R Of-
Br, Training Supervisor, out-
ficer; Comdr. M. D. Sims, Jr., '
lined the aims and of
purposes Asst. Supply and Accounting Officer ,I a
the and how
it would
program operate I II
; Comdr. F. J. Schroeder, A&R
at NAS. Captain Anthony R I
Production Superintendent; Lt.
Brady, Commanding Officer, directed I
I Comdr. N. E. Sweet, A&R, Vocational ,>
that 10K be 2
support given ,
] Training Officer; Lt. H. E. i
to this .
project.It i White, Public Works, Asst. Main- y a-
was! explained] < that the Navy tenance and Utilities Superintendent h

In hoping to improve work schedules ; D. R. Whiddon, Supply, Fore- ,
standardize work procedures: man Salvage Yard; G. J. Arnold,
upgrade production standards, pre- A&R, Foreman Interim Overhaul.
pare employees for promotion, H. A. Burn, A&R, Master Mechanic -
bring about closer cooperation be- ; L. W. Reese, A&R, Fore-
tween management and labor, im- man Assembly Division L. R .w
prove supervision, and supply an Boyer Public Works, Master Me-
ample quantity of trained artis-!! chanic; II. A. Sauer, A&R Fore
ana through apprentice trainingby man Plant Division; R. E. Gautsch,
means of this program. Area Wage and Classification! ,

This postwar training program Chief; E. J. M gonlgal, Public
fur employee. will be conducted by Works!, Foreman Labor; W. A

qualified experts. Following completion Dauphin, Public Works, Foreman

\ of the course, supervisors Transportation; E. L. Griffin -- -..-, -- ---_.----
will, In turn, train people working Foreman Public Works; A. Bzarmannki THE FIKST HthSlON of the Shop Masters and Foremen Section of the Navy's Work Improvement -
under them While the supervisory Foreman Supply Department Plan was held last week in the conference room of the Main Ad building. The future Industrial
phase will require a mini- ; and 3. R Dorman, Indus- Management Program as outlined by Under Secretary of the Navy Sullivan's letter was discussed by
+mum of 100 hours in sessions! of trial Rclatim)?, Apprentice Super Captain Anthony R Brady, Commanding Officer. He stated that ho expected all concerned to give full
eht 'And one-half h ure per week, visor.' support to the program.)
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13 February 194V SAX AIR NEWS Page Three


11 IN THE SPOTLIGHT Hall Named ManagerOf 1 J


: HAS CafeteriaTo I


} Succeed Lesser 1

Lewla G. Hall was named manager -

I of the Station Cafeteria Monday -
H/AflU5NIS\
succeeding George Lesser. :

Hall cornea to the cafeteria

from Assembly anw Repair where
he haa been an aviation motor mechanic -
/* for the past few years. _
According to the Employees Association
,><, 1
he H well acquaintedwitnthe
likes and dislike of NAS civilian -
# employes when it cornea to i
/ '
.
/ food.A
new chef, Herbert Freeman,
MAINSIDE
AUDITORIUM
'.':. ( who has been with the Carlingand
.v.: Roosevelt Hotels for the past
if' 17 years, has been secured by Mr. TllimSUAY
Hall With this combination, it is "MR. DISTRICT ATTORNEY," with Dennis Q'Keefe. Show at
expected that a number of im- 2000 only.

'. provements will be made in the FKIADY
I operation of the cafeteria. BASKETBALL GAME, Jax Fliers vs NATTC. Starts at 2000.

y A'' Lesser, who took over the man- SATURDAY
''A 5 agership of the cafeteria soon DANCE, Bubbles Becker*. Starts at 2000.

after it was placed under the Employees I SUNDAY
Association, is a Navy "IT'S: A WONDERFUL LIFE," starring James Stewart. Shows at
I 1130, 1730, and 2000.
veteran of 32 years service. He reported -
>> \:: MONDAY
aboard NAS Jax in October -
'l 1910 He served for a long period "LES MISERABLES," with Frederic March. Show at 2000 only
:t TUESDAY AND WKDNKSDAY";
aa commissary chief in chargeof
:: : .., \ L : the Main Galley. Later he waa : "SUDDENLY ITS SPRING" featuring Fred McMurray. ShoW'at
#. chosen as chief in charge and in- 2000 only.
t ; :. structor of the Chief Commissary THURSDAY

Steward's School. It was under "RANGE DEFENDERS," with Sam Carson. Show at 2000 only
:
.','ai''." r; :.:, :Jr., his direction that the WAVES
Galley was e-stablishe,1--operateJ JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM
NO IT WASN'T the Executive Otfic r'- idea to keep all catnap. by students in the school.
pera awake during the noon peuud That buzzing sound you have THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
been hearing lately around chow time was just Chief George T. Hub- "THE SHOCKING MISS PILGRIM," starring Betty Grable. ShoW'at
I bard and some of his fellow model ,car enthusiasts testing out their Fliers 2000 only.
cars on the: tennis court Just west: of Ships Service\ The Chief is SATURDAY
adjusting: one of the miniature autos just: before a run. In the insetin Continued from Page 1 "RANGE DEFENDERS," with Sam Carson. Show at 2000 only

the upper left, he pushes a car along with a !stick to get it ern College five. SUNDAY

ataited.NAS Tomorrow night's game will havea "CIGARETTE GIRL," featuring Leslie Brooks. Show at 2000 only.
'
MONDAY AND TUESDAY: .
definite bearing on the District
'UT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE," starring James Stewart. Show at
Archers Busy play-offs which will be held at
j. I Watch Those Checks!! I Key West 23-25 February for the 2000 only. WKUNKM1AY'
championship NATTC has beea
With New Nightly I Employees were cautioned I II paired off with Cecil Field while "LES MISERABLES" with Frederic< March. Show at 2000 only

| against! mutilating their paychecks the Fliers will meet Green Cove: TIIUUSDAY
I Handicap MatchesNightly last week by Station next Tuesday for the first District "SUDDENLY IT'S SPRING," starring Fred McMurray. Show at

matches are now being" { Memo No. 847. ( play-off tilt. Winners of both' 2000 only,

staged by the NAS Archery Club J The memo pointed out that :( games will fly to Key West to play I OTHER EVENTS
the Checks must be run tt1l'oughI the southern representatives for
and with the new handicap sjatem I I I
win. tabulating machines at the Fed the championship. The winner of''
anyone can I etal Reserve Bank of Atlanta this tourney will have earned the: BINGO 1'-\It'l'Y-Ev.ry Wednesday: at 2000 at The Anchorage.
All archers are given handicap* and later at the Treasury Department tight to meet the winning team AIHLKTIC UKAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
baaed on their last previous score, I Washington. D. C"I I ot the Sixth Naval District: in the Mustin Road 1000.1130 and 1300-1830 daily, and at Gear Room, topside
and the result has been close competition after workers have cashed last week of February The cham- ,j Bldg. 726, 0300-1700 on work days.

them. If the card checks are I jjlons of the 6th, 7th Naval District '' MODEL AIKl'LANK hlior-Hear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400
In the first match on Monday, torn or folded in any manner, play-off a three-game series will daily and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Monday,
George Seamans was the winner they cannot be run through be the Southeastern representativein BOWUNG-Slx alley located in Malnsidd Recreation Building
I
with a 192 plus his handicap of 15 these: machines and must be duplicated the All-Navy basketball tourna- No. 3. Alleys open from 1830-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700-
which gay him a total scort of on special tabulating ment to be held at Great Lakes 2100 Saturdays and Sundays

201. Right on Seaman heels came I cards.A Naval Training Center, 26.29 BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
Jim Simmons, who scored a 206, I March I Comdr A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Malnsidd Mat after
followed by Paul Frazier with 20 i. considerable amount of
1500.
Joe Swan, with 201, and Ed Rieth I time is lost through this extra The Fliers are scheduled to meet .
with 117. The match was shot on I work it was stated, and employees the Air Raiders in a return game MAINSIDE J.UUNGE-l..ormerly the Reception Center, located in
J a 3ii-mch target. were urged to handle' next week at NATTC. But in the the South wing of Building No. 955: is open to NAS personnel and
1 In a letter from John L. Yount, their checks carefully. meantime only one team can win their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding reception -
J Secretary of the National FieldArchery I I I tomorrow night Which will it be ? by arrangement with Welfare Officer Combination radio-pho-
1 noe-rauh available for use of all hands.1.1BRARYLocated : .
Association, it was .
--- -- r on second deck;;: of Mainside Recreation Build.
brought out that the local
organlzatinn
is the first fully-equipped YOU CAN'T WIN By Bought ing& No. 3. Open from 0900 to :2100 Monday through. Fiiday. Saturday
service club in the I from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to :3100.
archery nation -
t I SU1MM1NG Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming,
'
In order to compete in NFAA