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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 20, 1947
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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CAPTAIN MILLER IS NEW HEAD I ,f


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Captain: G. C. Miller succeeded recently named Deactivation Officer -- j-'"
r.: Comdr. W R. Neblett this weekas at NAS Miami took over his '"'
Ii' head of administration for the duties on the admiral's staff back -
r'" Naval Air Advanced Training in September 1941. when he was .
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,f' Command. appointed Personnel Officer for the

The former administrative chief, Naval Air Operational Training
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of administration upon up the deathof I Vol. 1-No.: 48 t'SNAS, \l'ri.ATTl. J.U,KSONMLLE. FLORIDA" February; ;: 19-i1

1\ Absence Offenders .
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\ Comdr. James P. Farnham ia -- - -- -- -----
the spring of 1915. ,

I No Longer Receive Comdr. Neblett entered the Marine
Corps in 1927 as an enlistedman NAATC Swim Meet Opens

: Sea Duty Penalty and has since served four
,;
years with the Marines two with
The, method for handling' absence the Coast Guard, and 14 with the
" offenders who are absent from Navy. He received his commissionin At Big Indoor Pool Today
their continental shore stations for 1910. !

less than thirty-one days, has undergone
Captain Miller has been connected
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revision it was an- I "
a with naval aviation since .I. h' st etn'n "1'11'l'' n' "- -
nounced recently. Formerly, absence entering the Navy in 1917. Ho cused i on the hugo -VA.S-XATTC: ( "'Uola' anil l (.'mpn.s,i C'luisti a* wi11js Diehl!! C'aJ' k holdthe distinction:
offenders were sent to sea, served overseas as a naval avia- indoor pool tuday and tomuirow ; NAS and :XATTC JacksonvilleTo of having taken seven! major diving
but now they are being transferred tor in World War I and wears the as nearly 100 outstanding I swim add sparkle and zest to the titles in one \'tRr11l.'n he took the
back to the command from Legion of Merit for outstanding mers and divers from eight naval races( the entire Pete Desjardms Big Ten Conference National Intercollegiate
which they absented themselvesfor services performed as command- air activities churn the water to Water Show which has scored such low and high board,
disciplinary action. ling officer of the Dunkeswell Eng- foamy spray in the Second Annual smash hits throughout Florida will and Senior National outdoor
The station which the man is land, Naval Air Facility; in World\ Naval Air Athletic Conference be presented each night. On the springboard and fancy high diving
delivered to or to which he sur- War II. NAF Dunkeswell was the Swimming Championships. I program are such colorful extravaganzas -I, championships. He also copped the
renders will confirm his permanent only naval air base in Europe and Among the activities represented as the Water Ballet and national high diving crown in
) duty station by rapid means. The the focal point for all anti-sub operations in the competition will be Ward the Battle on the Rafts. I' 1939, 1940, and 1941.
man will then be provided with in the European theatre. Island, Ottumwa t which walkedoff Featured in the gala water car- ; Diehl will be well remembered
transportation to his own station The captain's assignment h'M'e with first-place honors last nival will be two spectacular di- j> by gridiron fans as he was an All-
with a set of written orders to the (Continued on Page' 3)) yeart. Glenview, St. Simons Pen- vois Eail I Clark and Charlie American guard at the University
effect that he is being returned in of Southern California and was a
a disciplinary status in his own brilliant performer for the Cleveland -
custody and that failure to comply Navy Melaefi Sodlety CcnmpaignICBoses Rams Though Charlie weighs

with the ol'uers'will subject him to 235 pounds, he possesses the speed
a charge of deliberate disobedienceof I; and agility of a man half his size
orders and further unauthorized j After 3.Day Extension and he astounds the crowds with

absence. the ease with which he does his famous
I ,
The Navy Relief Society's an- ---- -- -------- -- ---
half gainer, backward one
When the absence offender
nual appeal for funds, scheduled to pose of aiding indigent widows and and the impending 1917 Red
and a half, and two and a half
reaches his station, appropriate
of officers and enlisted Cross Fund contributions be-
close 15 February wound this orphans were
up somersaults Long a star with the
disciplinary action will be taken. I
of the U S. and low The national
Tuesday but fell far short of last personnel Navy expectations. goal Minneapolis Aquatennial he'll display -
The requirement that absence Marine this also includedthe for this had been set at $100-
year's goal according to reports Corps, ( year the
I same brand of diving
offenders from shore stations be 'I I
available at time yesterday. i Coast Guard during the war). 000 from naval sources.
, sent to sea completion of disciplinary press
upon The of its work has been I here.Another
scope I Unlike other
So far, $1,712.93 has been raised many fund-raising
action will no longer be I performance which will
broadened down through the ,
as compared to last year's contribution years campaigns, the number of persons
mandatory but discretionary with I the but thrill the spectators will be the
particularly during war,
stressed rather
of $2,612.56 and of 1915's contributing was ,
the commanding officer. Proce- : comedy diving by Frank Snary
'' the primary responsibility remains.I than the amount of the individual
$6,171.57 total. Still to be heard'\ I
dures for handling absence of. the and Clayton Mains. Snary gained
fenses exceeding 30( days and all from are outlying fields whose con- same. contribution. I both fame and acclaim at the
absence offenses from ships and tributions are lumped with the The recent drive to raise funds Naval personnel are able to take Chicago and San Francisco World's
mobile units remain unchanged. amount raised here It was also for the society-the Navy's own- advantage of the services of the Fairs and in numerous aqua' follies -
out that the total was headed by Comdr. Ralph Shif at time. Financial
Under the procedure now m effect pointed present : Society any as- as well.
unauthorized absence will no I may be revised upward as some ] ley, Superintendent of Aviation sistance may take the form of a
Mains!'! featured
Clayton was a
longer net an offender the sea dutyhe contributions are still trickling in. !| Training at NAS, and all contri- loan without interest, an outright
butions were on a voluntary basis. combination of the two. comedy, diver at the New York
gift or a
hs: bon seeking\ ; but swift return The 13-year-old society was In-
to his duty station and ap- corporated Washington on 23 Since the drive came between|'I depending upon a consideration of World's Fair Aquacade and has

propriate disciplinary action. January 1901 for the stated pur- the March of Dimes Campaign (Continued on Page 3)) (Continued on Page 3))
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GLAMOROUS GALS, DEMON imr.US, and speedy swimmer" will combine divers in the V. S. will provide the comic relief, (lower left) Lt. J. H
,i their talents today and tomorrow for the Se md Annual Naval Air Athletic: Training Higtfiio" O'tumwa Preflight will be back In an attempt to repeat hU triumph
j i Conference Swimming Championships at the huge indoor pool here Betweenthe Hi last year in the 200 meter and 400 meter freestyle events; (lower center) one of
finals on the two evenings there will be colorful water ballets, comedy diving the many well-known divers who will star m the show (lower right) another Ottumwa -
acts, and swimming and diving exhibitions by national champions. The Fltz- entry Lt t js I Jack A. Martin, will also be back to score again in the 100 meter
simmons Sisters Jay and Jean, (upper left I daughters of the famous boxer, freestyle race NAS Jacksonville hopes will be pinned on some of the mermen
t Bob Fitzsimmons, will display their unusual rhythm 3wunming technique (top shown in the center cutout, (deft to right ) H. M Perks Sic, Joe Popovlch,
center) these lovelies are members of the Water Ballet which will be a feature Sic; George A Ripley, S2c; Joseph Gagliano, S2c; Lt. Comdr W. L.. "Ny
attraction; (top right) Clayton Mains & Frank Snarrv two of the best-known bourg; Ens. J. H Hunt, Jr., and Ens L Jones



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Two JAX AIR N2WS 20 February 1947 'jim1TPECTIOl,6 1

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AWAnD PnrcrrA'r" nit
----- Uniform Changes Still
Hospital
Under Consideration "'


That uniform situation, mates, Is
ChatterBy still very much up in the air. And]

the Navy Department hasn't pig
eon-holed the whole thing. .
Lois l and Hick
A tip-off to that effect was con
The Hospital basketball team
tamed in a brief communicationfrom
; F. -
e Ar x took on two rivals last week:
tae "rte e Washington stating that experiments
z, the Emergency Repair Unit and were still being con
VO ATU No 6 Even without the
ducted in regard to the proposed
aid of Duncan Galloway the Hos- modernization. of the naval uniform ,.
I' pital five still came out top .scorers Final decision will be made! ,;", ,
John Resell, who was top scor- Uniform Board 'i
by the permanent .;,.
x' .
u | er last week without the aid of from recommendations submittedby ,. .{.;q

Galloway, gave the challengers a personnel afloat and ashore and ...t;.;A
,j hard time, taking the ball away from the conclusions reached by: i.M',.
from them repeatedly and gaining i
the experiments Such considerations
,
,points. as the cost of the new stylo .
: The score of the Hospital vs. -
uniforms end availability of surplus
Emergency Repair was 3922. Kel- uniforms would affect the
lams was high scorer in the game .
uniform
date of any proposed general
: 'splitting the net for 18 points, changes.
I
Whitsell, Head 5, Rosell 4, Berg-
mans 2.

I The game between the Hospital!
side and come on in for a little
and VO
was a run-away. The score
''w.as 46-15, Hospital taking over music, a little singing, and a little

: almost from the beginning. The shuffling around to some square
dance fiddlin'. The fun will beginat
i opponents were playing hard, but
1900, and it's all right to como
p a
I not
vYN"h.A.rp.mYFY.17M, hard enough to go around our .
_._ _..__.."- ---_."._---- boy Rosell This was another of barefoot if 3cure a mind to dcr
ORATIONS to four Navy Rosell's "on" days He got hot and some serious dancing. "Swing that
'round and 'round 'tU
men and one civilian were pre- sunk 14 points while Whitsell, who pretty girl ,
the balls of feet make a hole
sented at Personnel Inspection came in second high "'scorer got 11 your
Saturday by Rear Admiral Ralph points to his credit White set in in the ground"!

Davison, Commandant of the 7th 8 more points in the score book, If you're interested in some quiet ...
Naval District (top left) Admi- Kellams 6 points, Harbort 5, Sut- sitting and good listening, the .
Classical Hour is the r'
ral Davison pins the Bronze Star clift 1, Head 1. Recording .
on Captain J. E. Dodson, A&R The way it's going, the Hospital place for you It's held every Friday .... ,
the at 1930. Leave i
Officer; <( Howard V. R. Palmer, Jr., received sports history-If they keep it up any special requests you may havein "' j
the Red Cross Recreation Office <
the Legion of Merit; So far they have won every game ;
at time, and if the recording -
James B. Allen, AMMlc, the Air and are still taking on challengers. any
Medal; and Staff Sgt. Charles C. We're just wondering how and you want is on hand, It '

3d Hall, the Navy Cross; (lower what is going to happen when will surely. be included on the program

left I the Admiral presents the Dune Gallowoy comes back from
There'll be several Washington
George
Medal of Merit, highest Presidential leave Then Rosell and Gallowaycan
civilian award, to Donald get together and bring home I Birthday parties on ward
next week, so be sure to check
I Roebling who perfected the those high scores we all want. !
the Red Cross program to see
t Alligator", an amphibious ve- The proud parents of the week when yours is scheduled. These
hnle are PhMlc Glenn Johnson and Mrs I
will give you a good chance to
Johnson to whom was born on Feb-
I polish up a bit on your tiuth-tell-
of Chief The: ruary 9th a son weighing nine
guest Aldridge bingo ing and tree-chopping abilities
night has been changed from Tuesday pounds. They named their little"tyke" which should come in handy. Who

to Wednesday, a night whichwe Gary Dean, Gary's nine knows- perhaps: jou'11 be president
hope will allow all hands to pounds certainly give him a starton i some day, or live in Georgia,
attend the road to good health, and we maybe even governor!
hope it will be & continuation of II
A Note From the Columnists
WAVES End Up Tied For Second :I, more\\e persons are sorry in that attendance there weren Thursday -t health and happiness' I To All Hands:

evening when we finally sawCROSSROADS Dr. Bingham won the singles for I The Hospital Chatter column Is
I OPERATIONS ,"' men in the Tennis Tournament your column. It is news about

Place In The In-Town LeagueThe There was another picture with It A taste of sophistication was YOU and what YOU are doing.
that dealt with rigid airships, noted when the Rainbow Girls There are no exceptions!; if you'rean
floated out in formals Tuesday', HA or if you're a captain, it'.
WAVES basketball sextette ended their competition Chief and Mrs. Grits of 1437B
11 February, to & Valentine dance still column. It is regrettable
in the in-town league Tuesday night when they droppeda Child Street are in line for congratulations your
sponsored by the Red Cross The that we cannot circulate

thriller to the girls from Miller Electric 31.26, at the weighing 8 ,pounds too and A baby 11 ounces boy auditorium was decorated with : among the staff'personnel to find

Jackson High Gym This loss left the WAVES tied for second arrived on the 14th. This makes huge valentines, one used as the news during working hours because
with and Miller Electric the championship background for the stage where of our other duties If you
place Lynn's gave four boys for the happy couple.
the Air Station Band offered soft
want your column to continue to
Saturday evening things got un- low, romantic music. To add to the publish news about you, dropyoura
The game was a hard-fought derway with a bang. There were excitement for the evening, Miss off at the Chaplain's office-he
battle all the way and the WAVESwere about 150 couples there Tommy Juanita Hollins, one of the Rain- will keep a basket on his desk In
holding their own until Butch Raye and his NATTCATS gave out bow Girls, was crowned queen of which you can place it.
Glover fouled out, giving Miller with their melodious numbers
the "ball" Delicious sandwichesand If we think the news is offensiveto
Electric the advantage. High .scorers while Spanley, SKlc, cooled the fruit punch were served in the anyone, we won't print it; otherwise
for the locals were Laddie : merrimakers with his "Vaughn lounge to all attending We really well try to polish it up for

Vladeff, who threw in eight points, Monroe" voice. appreciated the girls and the band. better reading. Don't be timid If

Ruth LaVere who dropped in sev- 1 I There were eight door prizes for You'll be proud to .be in the Rec you want to pick up the paper

en, and Skipper Edge, who scored I the women and eight for the menThe Hall Thursday, 20 February, for and read something about yourselfor

six. first prize for the women was it's "Grand Ole Opry" night. Park your buddy, do something about
The score was 16-14 at the half, I II j' J. F Jlit'It'I1, ACMM a Sunbeam Mixmaster, a grand yo' shootin irons in the wagon out- I lit now.
but Miller Electric slowly pulled and well the -------
I Congratulations are in order for prize appreciated by
away from the WAVES and wrap- Chief and Mrs. F S. Osborne, WAVE chief who was the lucky I QUEEN FOR A DAY I

ped up the game. 4003 Dewey Park Annex. Why ? winner. At first she didn't know i

Earlier in the week, the WAVES A bouncing baby boy weighing 7 what she was going to do with it sy.

bowed to Avosets, 35-27, and once pounds and 13 ounces, delivered to but soon changed her mind. Her.1.1I
again fouls were the main factorIn the happy couple at 1114 on 13 I name would have appeared In this'
the defeat. When the final whis- February 1947. We are sorry that column today, but the winners' I

tle blew, the WAVES only had you missed our picture, Operations name was misplaced. The first
two regulars on the court. Crossroads, Mrs. 0, but you sure prize for the men was a beautiful

High! scorers for that game were I attended the biggest event in your table model radio. In addition there

Lad Je Vladeff with ten point, life. Loads of luck to you and the were many more prizes too num-
Skipper Edge with nine, and Butch I "Little Fella." erous to mention.

Glover with .seven I There were quite a few players ; We want to take this opportunity AV

The WAVES trailed, 20-9, at in attendance at our regular Tues- to thank Helen Alstat, PhMlc .
the half, and after Ellen Messer, day evening's bingo As we were for delivering the flowers you folksso
Mildred Breeland, and Butch Glo- 45 minutes late in getting the kindly voted to be turned over

ver fouled out, the local girlsdidn't games underway, only 21 games to the Hospital.

stand a chance were played. The lucky winners of A vote of thanks to Chief Malone -
I I 1 the free game were Mrs. W. J. and all others who turned to A

Sweet Gal (near the haystack Quinn of Dewey Park and that on this Valentine Dance, We hope 7F .
In the meadow): "But Tommy, I ACEM you all know and like, G. you all enjoyed yourselves and that gr I

thought you said that we were I R. Hughes of 1446B, Child St.. you will let the entertainment
coming out here to look for the I N AS. The grand prize was! taken I committee know what you would
needle" by Helen Brown, S2c who was the like in the future
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rive NfAS Boxers Pass Opening Night 1 -

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Elimination In Golden Gloves Tourney


.- By noun C'KOCKhT, SZc --- ------ ----- -- -- -
Johns! Brott who fights in the 160-
sonville buy with a terrific left
Five out of the six Navy fighters
.
novice class. Brott
pound pinneda
who the to drop Smith for the count
competed Tuesday on )
TKO on Eddie Henderson of
:
opening: night of the Jacksonville Jacksonville midway through the Billy Cochrane, the local 147-
Golden Gloves Tourney at the Du- second stanza. pound hope in the.open class, used

val County Armory won the rightto Aaron Garcia, 126-pounder, kept his devastating left to good advan-
battle it out in last nights the locals' string still intact by tage as! he scored a technical)
semi-finals Four others of Lt flooring W. Carson in the first knockout over Ernie Pendarbis in .

Cmdr Anthony J. Rubinoa team round Garcia came out of his cor- the first canto

were scheduled to step into the ner like a whirlwind and slammed The only Navy fighter to be

ring yesterday without having had long lefts and rights which weakened eliminated from the gloves Tuesday -
to face elimination matches Tuesday Carson considerably. Then, night was! Bernie Whitson in

_ Garcia really threw caution to the the 147-pound class Whitson losta
I First of the victorious leather winds and with a vicious attack three-round decision to Harold i
pushers was Joe.Steiner who tooka dropped Carson for the count. Borletfton of Jacksonville

decision from Jack Hogan of Things really looked bright for In their only match before the BBTTl JEAN KOKINSON, shown above with Captain F. W.
Jacksonville Steiner's fine boxing the station gladiators: when Jim Golden Gloves, the NAS team losta Priestman, Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Reserve Training
form was the main factor in the Regan slugged out another one- close one to Miami U last Unit, reigned as Queen Sunday at "Operations Reunion" which was

decision: u his left jab piled up round victory over W. P. Smith Thursday at Miami. The localboys staged by NARTU; The event featured an enlisted men s party at

_ points all along the way. in the 13 -P9\l1d\ class Reganrocked dropped the match by a, few the Anchorage, and free rides over Jacksonville for lucky visitor. S
The next wearer of the-blue-and Smith with long lefts and points only despite two knockouts Miss Robinson was! chosen by the Judges from among scores of
gold to enter the ring was Perry rights and finally caught the Jack. scored: against! them pictures: submitted by reservistsPage .




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Hy Win Hough, S2c j
QUESTION New Secretary of jI I
St.tttlar,hall has just announced jI
v ask I that he I It In favor of compulsory I

military training. Do you agree
with him

k:' H L. LEWIS Sic(AMM), Ham- f
/"'"'>j 1 : mond, Ind. I
"I think it would do fellas just ,
out of high school a lot of good. MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM
I Everyone should have at least a
,,- year "
THURSDAY
r .:\ '" I HARRY MANN, SIc New York, DANCE, Air Station Band. Starts at 2030:
f N. Y FRIDAY

l.: ; r "I feel that we should have compulsory "MAGNIFICENT ROGUE," featuring Lynn Roberts. Show at
., I training. It would not only 2000 only. "
,i 1j make our nation stronger but help SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
S @ >R the individuals getting the train- "NORA PRENTISS" starring Ann Sheridan Shows at 1430 and
rl ing It would discipline the youth 2000.
I as well as prepare them for any MONDAY
4 4e6a.r emergency" "BEAT THE BAND," with Frances Langford. Show at 2000 only.

, e JACK CHIDESTER S2c, Aber- TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
I deen, S. D. "SONG OF SCHEHERAZADE," starring Brian Donlevy. Showat
I "I think that compulsory mili- 2000 only.

+xtee_ "1t' .. v- -- -_ tary training would make us amore THURSDAY
Jl ANITA HOLLINS WAS chosen as Queen of the Valentine aggressive nation and, therefore "OVER THE SANTA FE TRAIL," featuring Ken Curtis. Showat

\ Dam at the Naval Hospital last week. The attractive Jacksonville "I believe it defeats its purpose 2000 only.
,
\ miss is shown above surrounded
by admiring patients just before
) her regal crown was placed on her head. i Quick doctor send me up A. L. TALBOT, S2c, Monticello, JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM
to the hospital I just realized that I'm sick. ) Ark.
! "Teaching war simply makes THURSDAY AND FICIDAY
-- -- --------- -
i ,::. war." "SUDDENLY IT'S SPRING," starring Fred McMurray.; Show at
tI't '' YY Education Office L. S MAPEL, AOMSc Elizabeth, 2000 only.
SATURDAY
N. J.
.i 'j. 'I' Announces Quotas "A strong military force would "OVER THE SANTA FE TRAIL" with Ken Curtis.' Show at
: / I insure the peace. It would also do 2000 only
away with a. vast amount of un- SUNDAY
I\ I For Eight Schools employed." "MAGNIFICENT ROGUE," featuring Lynn Roberta( Show at

} DICK WEBB Sic Wichita, Kan. 2000 only '
schools
Eight service are open
j I "I think that life in the service MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Hy SKIPPER: EDGE, SpS)2o( j I tonhstt'd men at present who "
q : Clump! Clump! Clump! resound have 18 months obligated serviceor should be made even more colorful "NORA PRENTISS, starring Ann Sheridan, howat 2000 only
J ed through the barracks Monday. I who agree to extend their enlistments and pleasant If this were so, those WEDNESDAY
.1, G.I. shoes were the cause, and I for two years, it was now in the service would tell their "BEAT THE BAND with Frances: Langford. Show at 2000 only.
many a laugh was enjoyed. Limp announced this week by the Station younger brothers and friends. The THURSDAY
ing girls ate a familiar scene as I Educational Office Applicants GI Bill should be made permanentand "SONG OF.SCHEHERAZADE,"" starring Brian Donlevy. Show at

they break in the new shoes with i should have a high school diplomaand ratings more plentiful." 2000 only.
I
the aid of blisters. Oh, joy! We'll their applications, signed by M. C. SHAPIRO S2c, Bangor,
look so "purty." I their division officer, should be Maine. OTHER EVENTS
submitted "No, I think a large Army and
New comforts added as beds replace in person to the office
bunks in the WAVES bar- in Bldg. 954.: Navy of volunteers can be nvaintained BINGO 1"\ltTY-Every Wednesday at 2000'at The Anchorage
tacks, Just like moving only this I Three class A schools are open ." ATIIL"TIC GEAK.-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
was to everyone's delight Our to non-rated men, including AMM B. L. TAYLOR Sic Dover Del Must( Road, 1000-1130 and 1300-iSJO daily, and at Gear Room, topside
thanks, Miss Reid schools Memphis.. AM school t "No, no a thousand times no! I' Bldg. 726, OSOO-1700 on work days
! Gab, you had better start get- at Memphis, and AEM school at I'm a peace-loving man." MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-r-Hear of Bid;. 39, open 1200-2400
ting in shape as conditioning class. }NATTC .Jacksonville. One man S. M. LANE. S2c, Jackson, Miss. daily and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Mondays.
es are about to start. There will will be sent to each of these "I think that it would help some nOWI.ING-Six alleys located in Malnside Recreation Building
be tennis classes as well as nights schools, all of which convene sometime guys 18 or 19 years old grow up." No. 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays: ; 1700-
set aside for softball and volley- I in March. 2100 Saturdays. and Sundays
ball And the swimming pool will Five schools have (openings( for BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
soon Ix* opening. If you have any '! rated men and qualified striker NAATCContinued Comdr. A. J. Rubmo, extension 59J; or report to Mainside Mat after
I', suggestions as to what you would : They are AMM Memphis, AM 1500.
lilce to do for recreation, please at Memphis. AOM at NATTC I from Page 1 MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located in
turn them in to WAVES Welfare, 1 Jacksonville. SKV at NATTC Jacksonville appeared in aquatic shows at At- the South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and
BKIg. 716 Come on, let's go. l' and Line Mamtenance- lantic City. Best known for his their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions -
I More marriages: If we keep on AD-1 BT2D at Memphis. These skid dives off the springboard he by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho
there isn't: going to be anyone left too, convene in March and have a is sure to be a big hit tonight and I I nograph available for use of all hands.
to quota of one from NAS Jax. i LIBRARY-Located on second deck; of Malnside
stay in the WAVES. We'd like tomorrow. I :;: Recreation Build
to send our congratulations to New qualifications have been received The Water Waltz by Jean and i ) 'ing No 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday Saturday
I Clara Vatala, Ylc, who married from BuPers for ElectronicTechniclan'ot Joy Fitzsnnmons will be anotheract 1 from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
Charles Peltier Sic on Feb. 8th Electronic Mate' and Aviation which will keep the spectators i SVWMMIMj Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming,
at Folkston, Ga. They were accompanied schools. All interested Technician's Mate on the edge of their seats through-I 1800-2100 daily Monday through Friday. Saturday from 1000 to 2100.
: by many friends. Also mar- have 30 men who out the performance. These two I 'Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
t ried on Friday were Margaret i should or more months obligatedservice girls, granddaughters of ex-heavyweight GOLF-Course open from 100O to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday -
contact the
:1 1.<'1cken, SpX( ,lc, and Clois Steven-1 Educa- champion Bob Fitzsim- I from 09))-1700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing
H son PhM2c Chaplain Stevenson:: I tion.tional Office for further informa mona are past holders of the New I I trunks prohibited on Golf Course.

l'' performed the ceremony for the Jersey 100-meter and 200 meter" | .ANCHORAGE(>tn daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
. couple In the station Chapel. Mary freestyles and they still hold alii| curds I : and uniform of the day. ), 1730 to 2300.: Located south of Mason
q Cotiby was maid of honor, while I I freestyle Pan American Championships 1 J 1 Field.
1\\ Lt Keating served as best man.I NavyContinued held at the oil Miami TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training
I Among their honored guests was frOnt Page 1 Biltmore. j I Building No. 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and
Captain McDonald. Off on a With good seats at a premium Yorktown Roads).
I
all the facts and circumstances it will be a case of "first first BASKETBALL
twelve-day leave, the couple will necessary come Practice Monday through Friday starting
live in their apartment in Jacksonville in a given case. served" for the choice vantage 'I I at 1630.
points from which to view the, -\IU'lmRV-Club: located
In order to assist those who require in Bldg. 899. open daily from 1800
Ermine Adkins, SSMB3c. surprised the services of the Society events Special sections are being I t t to 2200.; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 tu 2200.
everyone by getting married to maintain their independence set aside for naval personnel and ,I J]Everyone! welcome.
Monday February 10th. The husband self-reliance and financial Integrity civilian visitors WHERE TO GO ASHORE
Ferrin Hunter, SC2c.: The financial help la generally The pool will be buzzing with USO Armed Service Center, 122 West Forsyth Street. Lounge
G ceremony took place at Kingsland. rendered in the form of a loan, activity throughout the afternoon open 0800-2300; dormitory open 21 hours a day-with showers, shaving
G* Mr. and Mrs. Harry Arter without interest, and repayable bya as well as the evening, but only J facilities, etc '
Atood up with then (Mike Mayo' small monthly allotment This trials, prelims, and semi-finals atfe I _
scheduled for the daylight hours. .. %1)\1 meter tree" ityU finala.
and .
Co. that is, repayment of the loan enablesthe
,, ,
One t-ter (flow" board) Information Bureau: No more :Society: to help others when in SCHEDULE: OF HACK: AND :, ISi meter m* midnight marriages at Folkston need. ()Tln EVENTS: Friday Morning: 09.10
Ga, without a license. Thursday Morning: 0980: t. &1)1) mett time trial' (Continued from Page 1))
Intent dope: KlngMand! still do- and wherefores, your" reporter' 1. On*...meter.. (low board) Jiving prelimi Friday" Afternoon: 1130 (does not bring him to Jacksonville'
n..r'' ., .
1 1fti( meter lr" ItyU Ume trial
*
ing bU.imess.While: found that Mary Mitchell, CS!{. Thursday Afternoon: 1500: 100 meter brfa, .atruk time trial; for the first time as he assisted in ,
were are handing out con- says "I'm sold on the Navy Only I. iiI) miter true style! h"nta. a., Thrift meter (high .board) fancy diving I the station's commissioning in October -
gratul itiona, we'd like to say hope the Navy is sold on us. I have t. Exhibition' of It minutes by qualifying preliminarily 1910. In addition, he served
"Smooth Sailing" to Garnett Ham- my fingers crossed that the divr. on. mot r low tuiai I, 4,., iK meter rrlsy tins trial. as NAS Operations Officer for sev-
ric, CY, who celebrated her first WAVES will be retained." 3/.. 50 100. nt meter>*ter free buck, style.iitrok wmi tuittt-tinai.trials. Friday Night I :. 2000 eral months prior to the summerof

hanhmark anniversary on.Satur- Abbie Bogart, SPS( ne. says, "I $. 201) meter fete -lyl.. trial. Z't 10m'r/ meter hr free..*Mt tyU strike finals.lAU finale.! 1912 when he was named plan
day, Fell 8th. Here's hoping you like the job very much. The Navy 4. 150 m-rer manly rrUr' time trial. G 2fli meter relay final. ning officer on the staff of tho
make it four years more, Hammie. is for me. A swell career for any Thursday Night/ : :lOOt( t: IUD meter fees styli .n.la. newly organized Naval Air Operational -
Asking around as to the whys girl." 1. SO mftrr free style final. 1. 'lhrt mater (high' board) fancy diving( : Training Command.
2 i. 100 meter buck stroke final' final. -
-- -- --- In September 1913
Mil-
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Let was assigned to the Fourth
STALEMATE Hy Harold Jones, SI Rained In Fleet as commanding officer of Via

Naval Air Facility, Natal Brazil,
He held that assignment until February -
1914, when he went to England -
as Chief Staff Officer of ,
!<'A W-1. He was with that outfit
until July, 1941, when h, was
named commanding officer of the
t Naval Air Facility at Dunke-
'
tl V. yM+ .Cy Qvs swell,

L In July, 1945, after the United
States had pulled most of its forces
out of England, Captain Miller returned -
: to the States and was
placed in command of CASU-22 at
Quonset Point, R. 1.
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: 1flAthuTh !" IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By Sleeves .

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Editorial Office

South Wing, Lower Deck, Bldg. 930 atdVieus frntnStotid
Mews
Telephone Extension 8184 ,
Arthur Al. Greene Editor

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the -0
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, at no

expense to the government and in compliance with --.-. -
SecNav Circular Letter 15-526; 28 May 1945. Copiesare Christianity is a way of life, a quality of 31st I aa
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air jU2:
living. It is also and equally a way of believ-
Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center,
the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train ing, a set of ideas, a particular outlook on ,

ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval life. It is not true to say, as many do, that I

District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, the only thing that matters is the deed,
I'
the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S. Naval
and not what we believe. That is a half- I
Hospital.' truth. It does matter f {/
Rear Admiral Ralph Davlion what we believe.In '
Commandant, Seventh Naval District: certain respects it can be said that
Chief; of Naval Air Advanced Training
the most important thing we can ask a per- y % i1
Captain Anthony R. Brady, USN, Commanding i iI ,
is "What do
Jacksonville Naval Air Station son : you believe? This is whatG.
K. Chesterton had in mind when he said y, i ,.
Captain Howard V. Hopkins, USN Commanding
Naval Air Technical iraining Center: that if you were looking for a room to rent,
the first question to ask the prospective land- i 1 ;
Captain Robert M. Gillett (MC), USN, Commanding
U. a. Naval Hospital lady would not be : "What kind of a room

._ Captain F. W. Prlestman. USNR. Commanding is it?" or "How much do you charge?" Rather -

Naval Air Reserve Training Unit the first and most important question to .

LU Ccl. T. C. Moore, Jr., USMC, Commanding ask of her would be: "Madam, what is your ; '-. '
Marine Barrack total view of the universe?" / / ..

C(>MdI'. Jula F. Schumacher\ USN, Commanding Our beliefs do matter. \Ve act in such and .-<,;, -V- r :
Naval Air Gunnery Range ;- ) J-( ..... ""', ,---,-
such < -
a way because we believe certain thingsto I. 'r.q-- : ) (
Captain W. O. Burch Jr., USN, Commanding, t >-<> 'y.s... '} '-t' .".r- '/ _
be true and other be false. -
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field things to ), J( J ) : ,> "";.,,.' <.

Cape Alexander M. Hearn, USMC To return to what we said at the begin- "Whatould 1 be If 1 didn wear the Navy unitornivI'd .. ..; I
Marine Aviation Deiacnment ning;, Christianity is a way of believing. I be oak- I mean ashamed of myself." :
Christianity is faith. A Christian is
a a '
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Ship'e Editorial Association ma. per-
Urlal. Republication cf credited matter prohibited without son who believes certain things to be true 1 ,' .'I "
'I. ,
permission of SEA, Washington 25, D. C. Republication of any ?,I ((fIT\I1\ !
llC- ,
and believes that he is t
other> matter, except by service publications 1' prohibited so strongly willing Commercial ,
without permission of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. to give himself and all he has in the carry ;

ing out of these beliefs. To be sure, Chris. BulletinBulletins UWl1:

Letters To The Editor tianity is not merely a matter of holding Mill be accepted unti'ispace R' : --

ANSWER TO A BROWN BAGGER certain beliefs. But that is one aspect of it, has been filled, but no later J ---
and a most important one. 'than 1000 Tuesday Ext.: 8' 80. .
Dear Editor: To take one example, it is the Christian ,
commuter for seven miles Foil SALE
Being a daily
faith that life has meaning and
Hoosevelt Highway as well as an purpose. 1941 Buick convertible. Good tires. top
along ,
Christianity says that we do not live in an radio and heater. Call thief Wright
of lifts to servicemen -
inveterate exponent giving indifferent universe and that life is not ext. 498. THE STRANGE ALLIANCE is
an 1941 Pontiac four-door special deluxe. Root
and civilians alike, I stopped at accident but rather that condition. Heater and radio. 1541A Craven the story of our wartime efforts at
here for
if we are a St.) Dewey Park.
each intersection and asked the people : cooperation with Russia written bya
and that achieve 1939 Nash two-door sedan deluxe. Perfect
purpose we completenesswhen
they wanted a ride. The civilians refusednot condition Has to be seen to b. appre man well qualified from having
either! invariably we discover that purpose and fit our elated. Jungklaui, Bid*. 169. or ext served as Secretary of the Joint
( necessarily comely women, )The- lives into it. This is not idle speculation, either 8305.Portable typewriter with case Excellent Chiefs of Staff, John R. Deane.

and invariably offered thanks. whether or not we believe there is condition. Phone 2-4742 Robert Alvis.Waihinir "His book is a vital documentationon
servicemen held the door open and would machine. Good shape $65. Ext. the difficulties of keeping peace
a meaning to life. If we think of life as a 627. Comdr. Vtinten.
not enter until assured that I was not only; Two-wheel utility trailer. 342CB EllysonSt. with Russia, a peace that dependson
but that they wouldbe huge grab-bag, with everyone getting what ., Dewey Park, Mr. Hatchei. our understanding the motivesof !
coiner to the station, House trailer. For sale Yukon j
he can regardless of the well-beinjr of others.. or rent. her leaders and adopting protective -
section. Several P u k, ItN o. 3 M r. Mlb.
their building
delivered to or
the results of such a belief inevitably will ibe On acre with 'v..r ,; house. Lights. Water measures to meet them."
refused a lift to NATTC (while delayingme and phone. North Center St.:) near
hatred, discord, cruelty, greed, and tragedy.On Weiconnett and NAS. Call Mrs Perkins, If you have not already lead
during the change of several green the other hand, if we think of life as hav- phone 20478.Cocker SHORE DIMLY SEEN by Elite
spaniel puppies, red buff AKCRegistered.
they could get a Biggs Arnall, the discussion and
lights) as they were sure ,
ing divine significance, as something given Mrs T. A Grockned: phone
seldom offered 23935. commotion of politics in Georgia
ride to Mainside and they !
by God to us for the purpose of doing His Folding baby bassinette; Simmons youth should give it added interest for
thanks. Others were going to Cecil Field, bed with water-proof mattress. 1340A
will, as an opportunity to help people in I Randolph St., NAS. you. It is a record of Arnall's
and still others were waiting for regular need and to work at worthwhile tasks the Simmons sofa bed with maroon cover, achievements as governor of Geor-

rides. My average was less than thirty per- results of such a belief will inevitably, be Baby's$2J. George buggy teaser and mattress 424 St.; baby's Johns Ave.baslinette gia and his views on southern, national -

cent passengers, and the delay was such that what with mattress; stroller. All In and international problems.!
would have St. Paul long ago called the "fruit of good condition. Mr. Young I 1J30 Cumberland It is especially worthwhile as an
continuation of the samaritanism .
the spirit": "love, joy, peace patience kind Rd.Baby' expression of the beliefs and
,
necessitated starting to work much earlier. high chair almost new, $13, Joe pur-
i ness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, self- Collins, ext. 138 or ext. 8283 pose of a progressive leader.IN .
Hitchhiking is forbidden by Navy regu-I Three rooms of furniture. C. H. Nanne-
control.) THE HANDS OF THE SEN-
mann 3813B Norman St., Dewey Park.
lations; public transportation is available, Wedding band white gold with five perfect ECAS is another story of New .'
and of the personnel of the station Robert Louis Stevenson was beset with white cut diamonds. Will sell for York State history written by
many $SO, cost great deal more. Mrs. Mc-
would welcome the money you could offer illness all his life, and had many a reasonto Leod, ext. 341. Walter D. Edmonds, author of
fall into despair and complete cynicism.But Diamond engagement ring Valued at $270 DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK.This .
for a regular ride. Only in a real emergencyis new, will sell for less than half for
'. he didn't and the is the story of the few men,
reason was that he cash. Ext. 8230. Hope. I
asking or expecting rides from casual motorists had Officer's brldg. coat, bluet, whites, rise the women and children of the village \
a meaningful view of life, a profound 88 chief's whites size 38,
to be condoned. Servicemen must ; pencoat. size of Dygartbush, New York,
faith in life. That is 38. Phone 2-2717, Mrs. Clark Mathewson.
he
could
why : "I
discontinue asking for rides and expecting say 1941 Chevrolet convertible. Excellent eon. who were taken captive by the
special favors. Until the day arrives that a believe in an ultimate decency of things ; d tlon. Ext. 160.FOR. Seneca Indians and were taken
aye, and if I awoke in hell, should still RENT with them back to the Indian vil
be
serviceman asking for a ride will so rare
.\ believe i in it !" Or this: "Whether on the Sleeping room with kitchen privileges. No lages. ,:
that the motorist is startled alert by the children Phone 7-S82& Mrs. Browning. CLOSE PURSUIT by Katharine "
first of January or the thirty-first of December Furnished bedroom, doubl. bed. Kitchen
the men who need a lift for Newlin Burt Is the of
occurrence love-story d
privileges. 1870 East 24th St. Phone 5-
c emergency reasons will be whizzed by just faith is a good word to end on. It is a 0729 M. B. Cason Jr. Clemency Carr and Garrett Fyfe, .;

t as the moochers are-and should be. cardinal Christian conviction that life has WANTEDFurnished portrayed against the background ;

Lt. Smith. meaning and purpose. It is not, "eat, drink house with two or three bed of colonial Williamsburg in the u
and be merry, for tomorrow we die," but ext.rooms.851.Near NAS. Lt. Comdr. Zuirkle, days when the spirit of independence

"work, serve and build for tomorrow we Ball player for small combo work. Ext. was growing in such men as J
479 C. Mahaffey. Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, ,.
CommendationSEA"Out live Riders from Poet and Edgewood or Murray and George Washington. There Is thigh :
Hill area to. NAS. Working hours
) of 100 men of the Chaplain William R. Stevenson. 0800 to 1C30. Ext. 8208, Simons. adventure and romance as :,
( every .
-*- R'd' e f rom f1 n t 4 ,UI..a.n to NAti. Vlorking well as the portrayal of the colorful S\ .
T"U. t n:). Navy and Marine;:; Corps; who were hour 0800 to 1630. Ext. 8222. plantation and stormy political J

wounded in World War II, 97 recovered. That States Aid Veterans LOST life of that period in our hi- 1

: is a record not equalled anywhere, any time." Gold Mrs.tarring Denton.In shape of box: Ext. 8203 tory. ,;' ,

Thus begins SecNav James Forrestal's (SEA-Benefits for veterans have been Man's watch. Ext. 8107 Lt. McGee. A useful guide, HOW TO READ .

I official commendation to the 200,000 men : granted by legislation in at least 11 states, MISCELLANEOUS THE BIBLE by Edgar J. Good- ..-

and women of the Navy Hospital Corps for 18 others are considering such legislation, Will party who took the wrong coat atAdeeb's speed is not only for those who .
Steak House
1 outstanding performance of duty during the and more are expected to raise the questions Friday evening please contact on Beaver Mrs St.Linn on, know little about the Bible, but

f war. The Corpsmen ministered to the wounded of benefits this year. phone 94787. also for those who know a great

on invasion beaches, aboard ships, airplanes Illinois and Michigan give veterans $10 deal. The book is not intended asa

ft and submarines and in hospitals, lab- I for each month of domestic service during First MidshipmenArrive summary of the Bible but as a

oratories and dispensaries. World War II and $15 for each month over- Here Under companion and guide to the read-

+' A total of 1,724 Corpsmen lost their lives seas. Michigan placed a maximum limit of New Holloway Plan ing of it. As such, it is a readable ;

during the war. None of them bore arms. On $500 on payments, and Illinois pays $900 to and stimulating introduction to | '

Iwo Jima the percentage of Hospital Corps next-of-kin of war dead. Rhode Island voteda Midshipmen Ramon L. Carpenterand some of the world's greatest lit t I

( casualties was greater than the proportionof $200 bonus for veterans and members of William R. Tietz have arrivedat erature.

losses among the Marines.No the Merchant Marine; Massachusetts voted NAS Jacksonville-the first to .
be assigned here under the Hallo-
wonder men and women are proud of $200 for veterans with stateside service, way Plan for advanced training.

wear the emblem of the Hospital Corps!I" $300 for those who served abroad. They have already completedtheir I

r delacred the SecNav. "It's a badge of mercy New Hampshire gives $100 to each vet cadet course at Pensacola and At the Statlen Chapels, Blrmliba I

r and valor, a token of unselfish service in the for his legal heir. Vermont gives $10 for were transferred here to take Read and Martin AveasePr.teataat

of life in the month of service to one Leg- raining: which will include flying 0730-Holy Communion I. t
r highest calling-the saving every -up year. combat planes, navigational training CbarUlo O J

r service of your country "So, to the islation other than bonuses includes Califor- gunnery, night flying, and all 0930--NATTC W. R Stevenson.Service-Chaplain W. B. ? ,

I 200,000 men and women of the Hospital nia's laws to help veterans buy homes and the extras that go into making an Stevenson.

r Corps, I say in behalf of the United States 'farms ($100,000,000 bond issue), New Jer- expert Navy pilot. OJ30-Chaplain Sunday W.School.R. Stevenson Small Chapel

I r y. Navy, 'Well done. Well done, indeed !' sey's $35,000,000 bond issue for veterans' When completed their, they midshipman will be trainingis given a 1(145( -Albert.Divine Service*-Chaplain F. I..

Copies of the commendation are being emergency housing, Texas' land fund law, temporary commission for a year Calhelie

,I forwarded to all Corpsmen in the regular and Louisiana's homestead exemption law and then they will be given the 0700 MOO--)Mais.(a'.. I I

: 't. Navy and to inactive and active Reserves. ((5,000 for each veteran during 1947.52) privilege of remaining in the Navyas 1100-Mas*. 1 ,
For additional information veterans and a career officer or of transferring Aa Outdoor Nursery for smell ehlU i .
All former members of the Corps may request to inactive with dress I* maintained between vOO* .
duty the
of servicemen advised to write to the sec- and 1200.
copies through the Commandant are Naval Reserve and going to collegeon J, KelifloM I Service and .
their Naval District or the District Civil retary of the state of which, they are a resi a 'living allowance cf SI 00 a w"F, dear r
' Readjustment Officer. dent. month. 1IH-J'rldb In the email Chapel. i


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GOING UP! I NINE CIVIL, SERVICE InspectingThe
__ ._. ._.. __.._ ___._ I UPPLv1
EXAMS ARE ANNOUNCEDNine 9/r


fe examinations for pro- 5iffsJ

I T 9 4 bational appointments to the positions Inspectors I

of Buffer and Polisher, "
By HELEN BURNETTEThe
Electrician Pipefitter, Roofer,
welcomes
Department a
Letterer and Grainer, Job Printer -
84kTi newcomer this week, C. P. Jones,
411i Gasoline Distribution -
Operator I By CLAItA E. SPEERTo AEMlc, (not one of the Jones

System Plant, Operator and Sewage Marion J. Fulcher, supervisor boys, but THE Jones boy). C. P.
Operator
,
Disposal Division should from Auburndale Florida
I of Inventory go comes ,
Filter Plant for filling the
po- praise for his cleverly prepared and is assigned to the Aircraft
sition of Operator Pumping I fifteen-page booklet entitled, Overhaul Group We hope your

I'4i Plant, were announced by the : "What Every Good Counter Should "hitch" here will be a pleasant one,
local Board of U. S. Civil Service it out
Know. He originally got C. P.
Examiners last week. I
< about a year ago, but he has had What inspector in the Aircraft
1 v Applications for the above ex- so many requests for it that it has Overhaul Group had to spend some

aminations must be on file with I been re-issued. It was forwarded time in the men's head recently

w i the Recorder, Board of U. S. Civil to the Bureau of Supplies and Ac- while his trousers were being

r- qIy Service Examiners for the I counts in Washington by the Sup- mended by a good samatitan in the

U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville ply Officer, and received favorable Fabric Shop ? Incidentally both

not later than 10 March comment in the Supply Depart- parties were chiefs.)

1947. The necessary forms may ment Weekly Bulletin. We are sorry to report that E. T.

be obtained from the Board In The reading matter is consider- Cook, ACMM, has been confined to

Bldg. 450, or from the Secretary, ably enlivened by clever cartoonson the hospital for several weeks. We

Board of U. S. Civil Service most of the pages. On depicts a do hope you are back at work

Examiners, Post Office Build counter gazing in consternation again soon, chief.

ing, 311 W. Monroe Street. I at a box piled high with its over- This reporter has been requestedto

1 I I Further information may W flowing contents as he dryly remarks make the following statement: .
I obtained from the Board of Examiners I "That's funny. They all Sara Verner (the pin-up gal of the

in Bldg. 430.: came out of here!" Another cartoon department) wishes to "infawm"her

fl' shows three storekeepers, with public that she does not havea

magnifying glass in hand, puzzling "quawtah". This notice is for

INSIDEPUBLIC over some illegible handwriting on you-awl.

: an inventory tag. One figure designated D. H. Talbot, S2c is spending a

x WORKS I as "Mind Reader" is exclaiming five-day leave in New Orleans.

3 "The person who wrote Have a good time, D H.

a.Y 3 # By lIARRODGERS I this is either a doodler or a mo- Have you seen L. L. Kirkwood'snew

ron!" Another called a "Handwriting car? 'Tis a 1935 Pontiac and
Have noticed the glow
51d5 you rosy Expert" remarks "It is either
J S g Nora Breden is wearing lately some car, says Kirkwood.W. .
written in shorthand or maybe
didn'tduck
Dean Mobley evidently
It's because of that ring on her "
I IDepartment's and what The wed- Chinese. The third figure, depicted soon enough when scrambling
PALLETIZED STORAGE AND the fork lift enable the Supply finger -- a ring "
as a "Super Sleuth is
ejacu- in-
under the Corsair he was
Storage Group to make use of every available inch of ding will be an event of Friday, lating, "The F.B.I would like a from
A neat bandage right
space in Bldg. 161 where dry provisions are stored. Indicative of the June 13.Hector. specting.
secret code like this!
smack of his head, tho', and
on top
rafter-high storage is the photo above with Frank Donaldson, packer, Hidalgo (Inventory-
Isabel Gleason ( at- doctor he will live.
directing John Hensley, fork operator, in the placement of a pallet 'I Maintenance Plumbing Shop) resigned tended the Accounting in ) the C. G. Pavuk says really has his i
Gasparilla Tampaand
of dry stores on the ever-growing heap. In addition to serving this week to re-enlist in the
reported a great time. She troubles with his stop watch. It'sin
., ;: activities here at NAS, the Storage Group also serves other activities Army as a staff sergeant. He has
shuddered for the bathing beautiesand the shop again. Fragile
repair
throughout the 7th Naval District reported for duty at Fort Benning
girls in formal dresses on the things, eh, chief?
Georgia and is to be assigned as
in aviation. floats, as the temperature was Harrison E. Paine, inspector in
senior dispatcher down to 29 degrees. Some of the
the Metals and Accessories Group,
Housing Office is honored with girls were blue from the cold and
bWE6Z41 resigned last week to take up his
the of a second Barbara.
presence had to don sweaters. former vocation. Keep those trees
Barbara Caulkins who hails
She is
f Gussie Campbell (Delivery) acquired well, Paine. We'll be missin' you
AROUND from Ohio but she is making Pa-
-=- a new daughter last Sun- in and around the station.
A R
& latka her home right now. Welcome day. Her son, Olen K. Campbell,

Engineering Dh'islon-by Tommy to Public Works, Barbara. was married to Sybil Fowler,

l\1t'Lau2'hlin-Howdv. howdv. Nicholas Felder the diesel locomotive DEADLINE EXTENDED
; whose picture was in a recent .
Yep, irba again with the same ville. Her husband is a Lt. Colonelin specialist, has completely Sunday paper. They were mar-
date for filing
The closing ap-
' old line of corn. As "Walter win-I the Infantry. She expects to stayin recovered from his recent accident. ried at the Woodlawn Baptist in the clerk examination -

. chell" Hall said when he Jacksonville for the time being. Nick says he has been thrown by Church and will reside in Jack- plications
4 has been
CAF 1 through ,
the cafeteria, "I'll be back in a Welcome to Engineering, Tiny. some good horses, but this is his sonville. Mrs. Campbell had fur- ,
extended to 27 February, It was
flash with cash for that hash. Mary Lee Daniel has been with first experience with an iron one! ther enjoyment in the fact that the
week
announced this by
Cold air was coming in so fast Civil Service for 5 and knows
years Maintenance welcomes the following her younger brother, Robert Har- Service
Fifth U. S. Civil Cpm-
at the first of the week that Mr.
A&R from all sides. She was sec- men this week: D. E. ris, was home from Seattle, Washington mission Regional Office in Atlanta
Curtis sent an S. O. S. over the retary to Commander Fischer the He
pro- Hayes, welder; VV. Herr, sheet- attending wedding. .
squawk box: "Send over something duction superintendent, before metal worker; H. L. Anders, ma- has been in the Navy seventeen Deadline for the examinationwas

quick-oil! burner", stove, radia transferring to plant division. chinist; and Ralph S. Sadler. years, and served as Chief Machinist originally 13 February, but
tor, or a red head! From there she transferred to Engineering at Hangar 114 when this station
Kathleen Franks has transferredfrom the date was extendedfor
Nick hasn't been seen around the to take J. Q. Rumph's was first commissioned. He closing all
Transportation to Design. two weeks in order that
office! for the last few days, couldit place as secretary to Commander was stationed here for two years would havethe
Louise Bragg spent the week end Interested
be that the stork has left a Fischer, Engineering Officer. We and is now being reassigned to persons
at her home in Georgia the to file.
little girl on his steps? Congratu- all wish you the best of luck Mary state out of forty-eight which only can Charleston, South Carolina. opportunity
lations and best wishes for her Lee.
afford two governors! Sadie Sheffield is proud to an-
happiness from all of us. riant Division-By Alter Rilere nounce the birth of her eighth Ship's Service
Dorothy Hubbard decided not to
The bowling season is now over \' --Well folks your old scribe grandchild on February 12th. As
And
after all but is Prices
with the Engineers as A&R cham- will attempt to come out of retire- resign taking a I it was the first boy in this son's Cuts
week off to fix her house.
pions. Our victory in the playoffs ment after two years away from up family, all concerned were dou- Improves ServiceA

Friday night is largely due to the the Jax Air News and record the The Civilian Bowling League got bly pleased. When the little three-

I moral support we received from happenings as he sees them. underway Friday night at the year-old sister was being bundledoff number of changes in sen:ice

, our cheering section, namely Mr. Ernie Newberg in air conditioning Bowling Center in Springfield. The to stay with a relative for the to patrons were announced by Lt.

and Mrs. Chambers, Mrs. Gamache, reports that a little lady has Supervisors won two games and "duration" and was informed that E. C. White Ship's Service Officer,

Mrs. Lamb and all the little lambs, been added to the Newberg Family.She lost one to the Roll'n Rountrees she might have a little baby to last week.

. Mrs. McLaughlin and the notorious arrived last Thursday at St. (this team is made up of the whole play with, she exclaimed, "We From now on, any size roll of

Jack Silver. Vincent's Hospital. Jeannette and Rountree family, L. V. and his don't need a baby. We have all film up to and including 616 will
three sons), while the Control those puppies!" be printed and developed for 25
; We lost the first game in the baby are both doing nicely. Papa I
Group (Supply) took two games I cents as compared to the old priceof
Collier Procurement
will remain from work this Shirley i )
semi-finals! but came back strong away I
t and lost one to Public Works Elec- 64 cents. In addition 24-hour
I to win the second two which putus week to get checked out on the spent last week-end Webster,
tricians. The of Public service will be offered.
Carpenters
Fla. where she attended the wed-
in the finals. They were a repetition baby laundry dept. ,
Works won one and lost two to ding of her niece The watchmaker here will do
\ of the semi-finals. We lost If you hear deep groans emanat- Engine Parts (Supply). : minor and emergency repairs

; the first and won the second two. ing from the Division Officer's of- If any of you girls have a han- Have you been caught in the while you wait, and major repairs
'
Pardon us if we shove out our fice these days don't be too greatly kering to bowl, call Mrs. Perkins, recent craze going around by will be completed in five days. A

J chests a little bit, cause we "Sho concerned. It's only Willingham ext. 432 for full details. She seems handing a dime to someone appar- guarantee of six months goes with

am" glad we won. trying to find out the difference to love the game. You know, it'sa ently in urgent straits for a dime? all work. In this department too,
Ball between a rigger and a joiner. Then in return you are handed a reduced
The Engineering Pirate's smart wife who follows her hus- prices have been by one-

been postponed until.March Cyril Corbin is out this week band's interests the way she does, paper reading as follows: "You third.

d because of a situation beyond because of his wife's illness. We and there'd be happier homes if we have just donated lOc to buy The WAVES Barber and Beauty

; r control.If wish her a very speedy recovery had more like her. Richard a key with which to open Shop is now open to all depend
the door. You lOc back
. get your well WAVES it was
C. Corbin. t ents as as
of thought
any you girls like a I got mine. Thanks Rich-
formerly
; Lamb was a little fresh the other The air conditioning departmenthad BAD ERROR ard." pointed out. Mrs. Anne Kelly -

1! day, please forgive him, for he several bad days during the Mrs. Brown showed her husbanda Katherine Cox (Receipt Control]) of Cohen's Beauty Salon, It
Service
! forgot his glasses and had to feel recent cold spell. But thanks to large lampshade which she had has received the good news that a new addition to the Ship's '
beauticians.
,' his way around. the cooperation of the fellows in Just bought, saying, "Isn't it love- her son, Henry R. Cox, Jr., has staff of

, Tubby Tuggle has been running the pipe shop and machine shop ly, dear?" been promoted to AMM3c. He is terprise; for her, we wonder how

around telling everyone about his who so ably assisted in ironingout Mr. Brown, looking anythingbut now in the South Pacific on the may potatoes she expects to harvest

little electron. Have you heard the troubles. If it gets cold pleased, replied "If you wear U.S.S. Princeton. per square foot!

t Jt? again we will be prepared to keep that to" church tomorrow, you'll go Here is an original poem com- SICK-ABED LADIES: Lura

Humpal is writing love notes you warm.A alone. posed by A. Mae McDermon (En- Owens (Personnel), Amy Shaver

i and poetry to his girl while new addition to the Safety gine Parts) which we think is (Receipt Control), and Wilhelmina

Silver is going flash happy. Oth Engineers office is Chief Wood clever: Riegel (Stock Control). We have

' erwise all is under control. who was drafted :from security.He DON'T BE AN ACCIDENTEC! THE NAVY WAYA been missing them. And of course

I Has anyone heard one of those welcomes the opportunity to sailor does his lookingIn we continue to miss Emily Freer.

I'I Jokes that Walt springs on the assist you in your safety program. the noontime glare, After having been "on the list"

personnel of Engineering? After Listen fellows and gals we will toss I? And views the pretty maidens for so long a time Carl Reiter has

the first joke we begin to wonder attempt to keep the happenings of 1AcX'WWKIYA' With the utmost care. at long last got his new car. And

I what's coming next. Plant in the A&R Section every He looks 'em over carefully what do you know-on the very

Now we have a person in the week, but must have your supportin CH1 U3 In the bright daylight first cold morning it refused to

I "Mad House" who claims he Is getting the news tips. But does his eourtirr' hurriedIn start.

superstitious, I won't mention his Alex Chaney is the new progressman the dark of the moon Carrie Carlisle (Stock Control)

: name, but his initials are J. P. for shop 1484. We welcome t .,r 'Fore the sky is hung with stars has just become a new aunt! Her

from* the way you're getting foul- him in his new job and give him r-t, l w And it gets too light to spoon. brother> Bill Brown of Miami, is

". I ( /d-up, J. P., you can afford to be our cheerful cooperation. Sarah Gardiner (Procurement) the proud father of a son.
!I. ( superstitious. has been spending recent Satur FOOLOSOPHY: Happiness and

: : We have "Shorty" Blanchette QUITE TRUE days digging the wire grass out success in life do not depend on

back from leave now. Did you havea An Irishman with the British of her back yard. By the way she our circumstances but Qn our

good time, "Shorty" ? expeditionary force was telling his t\f says wire grass makes wonderful selves. '
at hats and baskets and that she will .
We have some new stenographers friend of his narrow escape ,
in Engineering. Tiny Symasek Dunkerque."The be glad to furnish all comers an ON TilE REBOUND"Yes

I from New London, Connecticut, bullet went in me chist, ample supply if they will come out sir, when that bear chased

f \" and Mary Lee Daniel, from Jacksonville and came out me back," said, Pat. to Lake Shore and help her "wres me I jumped for a limb twice all

I "But," answered his friend, "it tle" it from her yard Observed high as my head and missed it,"

i. I Tiny worked In A&R before she would go through your heart, and over the back fence: Elizabeth "That was tough luck. Did h.'

; came to Engineering She worked kill you." Slack (Administrative) assid- hurt you much?"

I in Hangar 123 for a while and quit "Me heart was in me mouth at NMiONAi 5Af11YCOuNot uously working her potato crop "No. I missed the limb going up.

to go' to college here in Jackson- the time," came the quick reply. I As we understand this is a new en. but I grabbed it] coming, down."



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' NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTERCaptain IN. BKS. 5, 26 THE WORD .


I : Howard V. H.tiikini. UAHCimmmv MEN' COMMENDED f
,r'0 lu..m..nll FROM AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOL

..r R:..:.;; P Bt*<*h.., UsN Twenty-six men were recently -- Ship'* Company New:
.
f E w utive l commended by the Commanding I Mrs. E. H. Kewley wishes to

Lt. Commander J. W:WillmnM, USN Officer for work well done m discovering express her gratitude to those

1 Public InformHtiuu officer, and fighting the fire in men who volunteered to donate
') AJyitor to Jan Air NwOffle Bldg 404 on Friday 14 February I blood needed by her daughter Sue-

EJltorIai .. for NATTC Sotiou. R(lens 137 nod 113, The fire broke out in the afternoon jette Kewley, who has undergonea
Administration Building 5tld-A. 11. IStt.: 20$. about 1500 in the upper left wing serious operation in the Duval)

.:j. -Editor- of Bldg. 401 also known as Bar- ('ount)' Hospital. Suejette ts an old

Arthur T.
men, who are all from Class AF 25 ,.ur Test Unit: He wishes ty thank

N".lwrit.rI of Aviation Fundamentals .Jt'hu1. I < ram, H. W., AerM3/ c; Williams
I Robert J.-Wehlinf Sla will be made a part of their ott'lo'lal E P. S1e; Myers, J. E, SI r.

All Photograph .r. official U S Navy Phitoicrxtih' made hjr NAS records. hardson.. N. N., Sl'c; Price
rtloto tub and \v. \fund s.h.H.1. E'h"eo' Lib anhe. ath-rwin- rroditixl.WHftT Roland Pineau and Les Kosar of R H.. S2 c; and Schramm, R A.

Class 25 were two of the first m, 51 .

the scene and were interviewed Congratulations are in order for

I for an account of what went on Chief Osborne and his wife, Becky
: '
f Jointly from the two boys, this Chandler who presented Floyd with a tine Jaeou

story was told: boy. seven: p'unds, thirteen ounces 9 "
born at 1111; date 2 13 47. The
"We were in Basic Skills on F'n-
day afternoon, and had a brut" I mother and son are both doing
tine. Ten-cent
cigars were passed
smoking period and were sitting
t .
out Did ?
a you get yours
around when two girls walked by
Student New-
:
and said there was a fire in the
This week there were two
grad-
Barracks across the street. A few
TO DOf WHERE TO GOl uating lasses from Aviation Fundamentals -
of us ran across the street and
School. Jacob R. E.
around to the side of the building ,
52:.! r was top man in .class 2.1.
Smoke was billowing out ot the
with a fine average of 8764. Rob- t
upper windows. One boy immedi-
ert hails from Ridgewood, N. J
MOVIE SCHEDULE: ately ran to the corner and t turnedin
Below is his statement about the
NATTC a fire alarm. We went to th.
School:
entrance nearest to the fire and
"1 came- to Jacksonville and the
T11V1SD.1Y-CIGARETTC' GIRL with Leslie Brooks and Johnny ran up the steps. About IP k> ,'I i A V. Fund School with the idea of
us: grabbed fire extinguishi'i j I ts
Lloyd getting a background for the AvIatIOn -
where we could find them bu'
branch of the Navy: I had
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY-IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE starring they only last a matter of soma Ht'IIIOIl planned on becoming an AMId but :\Mr\Vllliam. ::1
James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore.SUND 20 seconds. By this time the whole .
after my rate indot trination, I derided help men choose the rate m Aviation -
hall was full of smoke and flame.
on PhnM. The school has that they best suited
.\Y-LES MISERABLES with Frederick March and Charles so we went below and got the big are for
Laughton. been of great service to me in as- and the rate that will stick with
hoses that hang on the wall Whatwe
I sisting me in choosing my rate them during their :Navy career.
wanted to do and
MONDAY( AND TUI; ).-\SUDDENLY ITS SPRING with was try keep for my future in the Navy." I In doing, this: A. Fund does aid,
the fire, from spreading too much
1 Fred Mat-Murray and Paulette Goddard. Chandler R. W., S2 c. of Class job. My choice of AETM as an
until the Fire Department could
: 23 finished second in the class, "A" School, is the result' of that
WKDNKMIAY: : ; -OVER THE SANTE FE TRAIL with Ken Curtis arrive. We finally got the fire out with an average of 81.33. Roger good job'Second
in the hall and started moving into
and Jennifer Bolt. comes from New Haven. Conn. : top man of Class 22 ill
the room where the fire started.
; Here is what he states about the 'Benton, W. R., S2 c. William finished -
Tiliru MAGNIFICENT: ROGUE starring Warren Douglassand The fire was mostly in the corners
School.: : with an of 84.90. He
| average
Lynn Roberta. and in the room were mattresses -
I "All except rate indoctrinationhas comes from Denver. Colorado. Below
: and some old wax
rags. been more or less a review of is his statement about the
The roof was partly caved in when :
Yellow Wader
high school. But it was all useful School I;
the Fire Department got there and
in helping me decide to try my "Aviation Fundamentals School
finished off the fire with their
THUKSI.AY-NO SHOW. ." apparatus hand at Photography. I hope and has helped me quite a bit--especially .

think-it will be, as good a rate as the, phase in Rate Indoctrination -
FKIDAY AND S.-\1'UHUAY-THIi SHOCKING MISS PILGRIM Class AF 23 is in their 9th weekof I want it to be" ,' Previous to starting this

with Betty Grable and Dick Haymes.SUNDAYCIGARETTE : school and will graduate in the''' :McWilliam T. A., Si,'c, was school, I knew nothing about any

near future. They are billeted in of Class 22 with final of the
top man a Aviation rates: Through
GIRL with Leslie Brooks and Johnny
Barracks 13 average of 8512. Thomas comes: I clashes in Indoctrination. I increased .

Lloyd Those men commended by the I from Baltimore Md Below is his my knowledge which in turn

MONDAY AND TUtSn.\Y-IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE star- Commanding Officer are: E. A statement of the School: : helped'me, in choosing: my "A.

ring James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore.WEDNESDAY Sturgeon. ACM: A. GardingerAMlc "Av. Fund has one purpose to school, which is: Photography."
I
: ; R. R. Pint>au. L. E. Kosar. ----- .-. --

:: -LES MISERABLES with Frederick March and P. J. Dunn A. Robinson, C. FNewby. I

Charles Laughton. C. E Nor'by. G. W. Nichols -I
SAFETY FIRST
C. F. Tully G. L. Barry, R. W I I

TIIUKSDAY-NO SHOW.THINGS Bagby. L. E. Coins, J. T. Berry
W. W. Meyer, R. A. Graybar L. R _._ '-"( __ '0 ... .--' _

Luedke. E. L.. Kerr. G. I. Hall. R
TO DO-ABOARD
F. Coppert R L. Kukhnski. E. J

Graham G. W. MtDuffle all S2c,
FL. ";T'S INN Beer sold
nightly 1730-2130,
and Pvt's. E. W Cnswell and

Bldg. 517.: Sandwiches and snacks available. J. W. Keakynne
.
jf

BOWLING-Six alleys in Ship's Service available I SAARyqn


to all personnel Monday through Saturday, aa+4 ,/ arY.

17002130. League games have priority. .
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IN w'a F h

SWIMMING-(AU Outdoor Pools Closed) Indoor'j a 1&&.4i.,.; I


Pool Bldg. 6U Recreational Swimming. Monday
Now that we have "dope" on

through Friday, 1800 to 2045. Saturday 0900 to 2045 the Athletic Trophy LET'S
WIN IT! Just: a little more effort -

Sunday 1300 to 2045.N.1TT0 and it's in the, bag fellows

The Bowling Team lost last: Monday -

\ nite but they are out to win.
LJIJKAKY Located in Auditorium.
So if you are a high point Bowler -

Open Monday, Tuesday hursday and Friday 1300 to don't be bashful, just: get in the X.\\'.\{. TRAINING SHOP HU>O. 51

2100.. Wednesday, 1230 to :2100. Saturday and Sun. game and roll Maintenance )
Our Hoopo Team racked up an- GUmmg back over the past year. the Safety Engineer, Mr F E.

day,. 12:JO to 2100.t' other high point score in the mad I Selby brings to our attention that while many accidents occurred d

ramble, scramble last Friday afternoon I ing 1946 due to recklessness and inattention special mention ahII'' )

TAF fell before the Sparky I be made of the Naval Training Shop in Building 521 _

ATHLETIC OEAB Available at Gear Locker, Basketeers by a score of 6113. This Department maintains the following shops which are in operation -

Physical Training Department, Bld". 511. High point men were Allen with every working day and where if safety and fire precautions
15 points; Thompson 11 ; and Russell : I were not strictly observed and adhered to, many accidents and possible

TtXNIS-Racqueta: and ball available at Physical 11 Our next big game \U with permanent .i injuries i and even fatalities would occur
I _
the Medical n..nt Frid a 111)0"1 .
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Luc Department IS in charge ui
Training Bldg. 513. James McNally i Basic. Phase, la Lt. L. Michael and the shops are are used daily in the performanceof

o swimming in the coming Swim- I supervised by Lt. Michael's! Assistant duty by licensed operators This

WHERE TO GO-ASHORE ming Conference McNally.: the B.0[, Watson, CCMI Department has a compliment of

little big guy, has entered the Carpenter' Shop supervised by C. 33: enlisted men

JACKSONVILLE: E.\CIItS-nus leave at frequent Intervals 200 meter and 400 meter freestyle I O. Brunn. CCJLShipfitter Naval Training, Shop is an active

from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sate e as Navy). Surf bath- contests Good, luck Mac. I Shop supervised: by R. beehive and the humming and buzzing

Ing and other recreation at one of worlds: finest ocean beaches. Bus It's goodbye to Belangy and M Hoffman CM of machines can be heard
Zumwalt of the Phase.
faro 25c. Ignition Metal Shop, supervised by W. L. throughout the day Just the turn
: FISHING AND BOATING Cedar River on San Good to both.
CANOEING: I sailing you
Adams, 51k.lifachine of the head or a careless move,
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus three blocks from last stop on According to the latest report on
and could be lost in
an arm a split
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours 50c; canoe.t-$1.00! per hour; motor the Navy Relief Drive, TEA DI- I Shop supervised by E. second. These young men have to
Ave to boat includes officer contribu- B. Hurley, CMMBlacksmith .
boats-$2.03 per hour eight people per vision, be on their toes minute
Shop supervised by every
tions, has bulged the Relief Fund
while they are the numerous -
Drive $1H9IVentriloquism R. M. Hoffman, CM operating
I by some Welding Shop, supervised by R. ntachiii, and credit w given -
I
: Hundreds AttendValentine's ning, in keeping with the themeof is thought to have M BlomquUt: SF3c. to this Department not only for
( the Dance was the selection of
the huge amount of work produced -
Typewriter Repair Shop, supervised -
been practiced by the Jews during
the of Hearts, who received
'Quetn but for their alertness
by A. J. Brown Sic coop-
when
Day their in Egypt amystic
as a gift, a beautiful brooch and captivity
I eration and strict adherence to x
the Electriu Shop, supervised by M. truj
voice was heard during
set for her card. :
earring lucky Rules and Regulations: for SafelY J
Sic.I'ahht .
Dance At NATTC worship of O irN: Oppis:
The success of the Dance may be Shop, supervised by T E. as outlined by our Safety Engineer. -
attributed almost to the a .
Music, soft and sweet, furnishedby entirely Halstead street, in Chicago, containing Beaaley. CPTR.
"Bubbles Becker and his Orchestra I voluntary cooperation of the representatives of prac- Paint Locker supervised by R. Though built in 179.0! the Massachusetts -

and the personable voice I Dance Commitee composed of tically every race" in the world, is A. Silva SicStoreroom capitol M known an the
members from the "Navy Wives supervised by G. "new" State House. to distinguishit
of Marvm Roberts not forgetting more than seven; miles: long. I
*vcly to look at lovely to hear, Club" of Jacksonville ICutcoe, S2i. it the "old" State House built

Toni Young highlighted the If you tip the scales at 150 In the above mentioned shops in 17M: and still standing a few

NATn nter Valentine, Day Dance, Theer are from 90,000 to 100,000 pounds, your body includes' about there are being operated daily, at block away

"Cu| l'1f' Capers" held last Fri soda fountain in the United iM pound' of oxygen, 30 of carbon, different trines, over 6f machinesrun

day, February 14th at the NATT- States whilt the number in European nearly 15 of hydrogen, three parts by electricity, and these are all Some 30,000 years ago, North

Cenfcr Auditorium countries probably in. not of nitrogen and nearly two of manipulated,>> by young enlisted men America was. covered with an
Feafui"- attraction of the ev '- more than 1,0/10.1, / phosphnrup In training A truck and scooter hundred:! of feet thickA




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' 1 'RAIDERS VS. FLIERS MARCH 3 !




; COMBINATION GAME AND DANCE :

FirFr::

FEATURED FOR LOCAL TILT j jr


TO FLAY GREEN COVE BULLETS TONIGHT

Basketball fans in this vi cinitywere treated to the best

r action-packed cage game eve. played in this locality whenn j
L AOSHORT I they witnessed the tilt bet wee: the NATTCenter Air Haiders

and the NAS Fliers last Frida v at the Mainside Auditorium.

SHOTS The Fliers suffering fro TI a story-book last second deD -

feat. C6-65 were scheduled tl< play the locals this coming
I
Saturday at the NATTCenter Auditorium
The Marine Av. Detachment' put t for a return match but
up one of the finest intramural because of unexpected tircuin-
game this season to edge out th* Mantes the second "Battle of the
Y T('A Ordnancemen by a slim outpoint < '..nt ury" has been postponed un-
.- vF ) margin last Monday night 'II March 3rd As an added feature
v ('onellewent all out for the h. "'> attraction, after the game which
it green with 23 markers and w ,,i will !start at 2000: promptly, the
: the game with a half court sh..t t >u. ATCtnter: Orchestra will play fora
the final seconds of play. Foot dance, So, if you're a basketball
store was 37-36. Lt. CommaminjKnukelbine fan and a dancing enthusiast,
refereed the gum her-' a combination to suit both
which was a tough, fair battle Itl, tastes:
the waviiaialone'. Another game, which should bet
( was high man for T >A t interest for local rooters is the
with ten points and ever* <,th." line to be played tonight. TheRaideil
e man on the ordnance team < II. ,'f : will journey to Green Cove
fur. at least one basket Doenlei! ) Springs;: to face the Green Cove
Forrey. Monroe. Carlin, Bi l Bullets for their second encounter
I Hvan Gilpin and Hentzen all pot' \ATTCenter men are out for
ed and deserve credit for a ((4'" ev.nye because of the loss 40-47
1 clean game. Lt. Sutton Ofrut t Buttered at the hands of the BulI -
Charge, had commented that t th. I !*
"One of the best ,,,
game was plain
This coming week the star-pack-
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Donald S t'o Johnson of AEM -Above- is C V\. Ken Charlie NATTC, and both teams !'ohoWt'f' ;t i-d locals journey to Key West,
made himself a her ,' fin" the All i to teammates. He is a S2t plays I very high spirit". Florida to compete in the Seventh
'Raiders' when he helped his team forward on the Air Raideis His I : !Naval District preliminaries' for
The TOA bowling team after:
win a close decision from 'the Pen- vverall season point total is 144 the All-Navy Basketball Tourna* .
looked
victories t' f
tacola Goslings With the Gos- points second' only to Al Henning-I two ward straight to third last Tuesday ment to be held in Great Lakes,
lings holding a 54 to ">3 load and otf like house a Ill) the latter part of March.intramural .
son. After starting a II | against TLT. Felles, who has u'l'"
only a minute t<, go. Johnson) sunk few I .
afire, Charlie slumped for a
is
I I' ally been high point man now 1i
two long shots' from far uut on the
games, but is back in old form leave, but Brown, and his :WIgamt' :
floor close to mid-court in quick and does a man sized job of work- has returned from leave
succession! to give the 1 local: 1 qUin- ing with Henningson on nearly evening up the team. Probable Loop
tette a 57 to 54 lead they never relinquished -
every rebound, besides hitting on bowlers last Tuesday were Bender
Doc is one of the high the average of 15 points per game Brown, Meyers. Conradi, Fleji'her Led MAD With
the NATTC team with By
scorers on as he has in the last Raider Stephenson and Frazee.
338 points for the season garnet. _L
-- -- - This weeks graduation class is Ronald E McNay from Welfare Perfect RecordThe
better: get 'em back in or we gon- number 17. Palazzato's boys include Division plays forward for the Air
I na be without reading stuff. Don : Dyer, Keown. Perkins R. A. Raiders He distinguished himself
WATeR I do like that cat we got over at j Rodgers Skidmore and Block. recently by being the hero of the Marine Aviation Detachment
0 the house does He reads the i. These able men have been replacedby close 66 to 65 conquest of Main- tightened its already firm
'
I I words right out of the book. Also class 31. Johnson reports from I side. With only five seconds to go hold on first place in the NATTC
7D ] I my daughters think that added small arms class that there are' he stole the ball from the Mainside Intramural Basketball League, by
illustrations make the book more nine men in the class and they are: I crew, and soloed the length of the pulling a close game out of the fire
inviting but that ain't so. Fillenworth' LaMarca, Reynold, I floor to score a setup and win a to win 37 to 36 from TOA on a
f I These' Ripples might be a week' Simmering Hall Molenaro, Payne, I'ball game for the Air Raiders basket by MAD Captain Pat Con-
late when' you see 'em but bear it Howard and Rvan Ryan, bye-the- after it looked like they had lost I nelly, who swished through 23 all-
I with me. bye, is also a hot shot basketball bj a 65 to 64 count. Never a high I important points. The victory, No.
Last night when the wind blew I I II player and is now a forward on scoring ball player McNay scores 7 in Conference play for the Marines
no hard it really fouled up that I In Kansas, bloodhounds once the TOA team anywhere from 5 to & points a as against no defeats makes
guy Buithneld 1 loked out of the trailed a burglar 335 miles, from I game, but each of these, pointscomes them a strong favorite to cop the
kitchen window over at the house I Wednesday morning to Friday Another of TOA's finer athletic at most crucial tunes when Intramural League Crown Their
and his antenna' was all over the teams is the billiard team. Qtadu-I I points are needed I closest rival now is TEA with 6
place. Better tie 'er down, Bud. night, and caught him. ating shark, Tiny Miller, wins and a lone defeat while TOA:
They tell me that guy Johnson a vacancy as top man, and C. : Number Three isn't that just is next' in line, set there by virtue
down at Range Maint has fallen The largest group of dinosaur Smith and Alquist are neck-in-'I''dandy! of this last defeat. %
overboard in a big way. He's heading tracks ever discovered may be neck in the race for the champion- Wable is in sick bay but should Victory was all but in the handsof
up Georgia way about Friday setc-n in Dinosaur Canyon, 70 miles chip Competition is still wide open. be back heckling the students soon the boys from TOA, as they
to tie the "Binding Knot Wonder north of Flagstaff, Ariz. Olivier has been playing with toy held the lead continually throughout
who the next one is. Could be you, Torgenson is the new* straw boss boats for the last week or so, but the whole game up until the
Thurber.An A total of 267,2l persons tookin on DUTY section 3. While speaking it doesn't mean a thing. final two minutes, when the Mariners
official bulletin say! No the grandeur of Yellowstone' of additions and promotions, went ahead, The lead fluctuated -
More Bowling Prizes They're' run- National Park, last July, a dally Philips, TOA messenger, is due to Last Tuesday the bowling team with MAD finally coming out
ning short of cash in this t>utht average of 8,622 tourists. 'graduate Seamanship School and again won two out of three games on top.
The base pay for a Chief will probably receive his SI c-all S2, c standby against TEA. Bender was highpoint In the rest of the games the past
be less than that of an A. S. I A 440-mile seven-course dinner Also a new addition to the office man for TOA with a 1&6 nights, Disbursing won twice, defeating
before long. I with champagne is being served force is Miss Arnold. She is high game and Felles had high I TCT by 35 to 28 and winning
You literary buds that have aloft by Air France, th'e' French Bob Alviss! assistant Bob is up fora I game average with a 170 three from TAS by the top heavy
books out of the Library overdue I National Airlines. Civil Service promotion to a I game average. This makes two out I score of 48 to 16. Waddie Solumled
-- -- -- ----- of four games that the TOA bowl- Disbursing in the first game
I RECORD BnE11KEn-S?? = == = ers have won. with 13 points, while Beaver was
__ u_...__,. ._R_,_ _u ___ I high in the second also with 13.
TCT besides losing to Disbursingwon
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a game on forfeit from TAI.
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special recognition TAI is in last place in the league,
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praise for their excellent' appearance and also during the week lost to
at the recent Captain In- TOA by a score of 46 to 22.
i!-pection, Praise was also given to
TOB two victories each
won one
the barracks during area inspec-
tion by the Officer in Charge Lt. over TAF by 45 to 21, and tho

Sutton A radical change in the ''I Medics! by 48 to 30. Ivans, tall center
division includes) taking Merrier of TOB led scoring in both
Bam and Mondschein into TOA I games getting: 18 and 17 points

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League StandingsSHIP'S I.

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CO. LEAGUE OFFICERS BOWLING LEAGUE

Team Won Lost Pet. Team Wojf Lost Pet
MAD '7 0 ,000 I Dental 5 1 .833
TEA 6 1 ,857 Training :3 3 .500
TOA 6 2 ..750D Civilian (1) 3 3 .500
Ci 2 .714 Administration 3 3 .500
TCT Ci 2 ,714 Civilian ((2)) 2 4 .333
v TAF 3 4 ,429T013 TEA :2 4 .333
3 4 ,429
Medical 3 4 ,429 .
TAS 3 5 .375 LEAGUE STANDINGSNaval
TTM 1 5 ,161 Air Training Athletic
Material (0 6 COO
Conference
TAI (0 1 .000
Team W IJ Pet.

.. .. .. SHIP'S CO BOWLING LEAGUE NATTC Jax 9 0 1.000
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.- Team Won Lost ret. NPFS Ottumwa 8 0 1.000

: ._. .", ,. .. ., TOB JO 2 .833 NAS Corpus Christi 4 1 .800
TEA 9 3 ,1M NAS Jax '7'I 2 .777
THE AHO\K is a picture of the NATTOntei team which will i-ompete m the Navai Ao Training TAF 9 3 .750 NAS Banana River 5 3 .625
Athletic Conference Swimming Meet to be held today and tomorrow Tile events. open to the public MAD 4)) 6 .MO NATB Pensacola 5: 4, .555
will be held at the spacious Indoor Pool I at NATTCenter Front row. left to right J Collins, sprint; TOA 4)) 6 MO NATTC Ward Island 5 .444
B. Szpyika, diver E J. Statler, sprint J F. McNally distance and W K Welch, coach) Second row; TEB 4)) 6 ,MO NAS Whiting Field 3 5) .376
R. A. Gabriel, diver; T. E. Garvey breast stroke; W. J. Vuhdin sprint; A. L. lleis, upiint and A. R. Sthuh, TLT 5 7 .17 NAS Glenview ,2 6 250:
sprint Third low E. E. Sandlin breast stroke, B. Teichman, breast stroke; S L, Perfer, Nick stroke. TEA ((2) .4, 8 ,333 NATTC Memphis 2 8 .200
MacMartin, sprint and J. H Drummond, sprint Absent at time photo was taken were A Eglinton and Disbursing 3 9 .2:'>0 NAS St. Simons 0 7 .000
H D Morgan. P 2 10 167 NAS Dallas 0 8 .000T )



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"THRILL A MINT.TE' 6 of NAS and Ronald Mo:

lould have easilv barn the Na6. of the Raiders fight

theme of Fridays NAS over a loose ball under the

NATTC basketball game won Ma insiders' hoop Henningsen,

by the Air Raiders, 66-65, in 22 and Doc Johnson, 3, move
the final five seconds of play. to tie up Reed, but the two
In the picture at top left, Big number 6's end up with a
Al Henningsen 22, who threwIn jump ball. Lower right Charlie -
23 points for the NATTC Kerr, 9, who paced the
cause, takes a rebound off the Raiders in the second half
NAS backboard as Codding- P I ro s ,G s with 16 points, leaps high for
tort, 5, of the Air Raiders looks \ t k L the ball and brings it down
on.' Coddington turned in a A with him, although Buntin, 3,
brilliant floor game in helpingthe and Jim,DeGroote, 12, of the -'
Raiders ring up their ninth Fliers try to tie him up. Mc- !:
straight conference win. Top Nay, 6, who turned out to be
center, Harry Platt, 7, high 2 the hero of the encounter,
scoring forward for the NAS stands by to take the pass
Fliers, tries to get a shot off from Kerr Ronald McNay
towards the hoop, but Hen made the game as near a story
ningsen, 22, bats it down T S. book finish as could be expected -
Ary, 11, of the Fliers and With about five sec-
Charlie Kerr, 9, of the NATTC onds of playing time left, he
cagers, watch as Al stops the stole the sphere and raced to
sphere on its way to the bucket. his own bucket to drop in the
Top right, Buck Buntin 3, winning two points which s
takes the rebound off the spelled doom for the Fliers
NATTC boards late in the McNay was a continual fly in
final minutes of the game the ointment to the Jaxmen all
Two Air Raiders, Mancos, 20, evening as he kept doggingthe -
and Wilcox, 18, watch the Jax guards and stealingthe -
husky Flier pivot man take I 'A' ball from their midst. quitea
the ball. Lower left, Art Reed, i 5 few times.
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Two Losl- Minule Losses Knock CPO Tourney Trials Underway; '

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Golfers To Vie At PensacolaThe

Fliers Out I. 01 71h N. D. Tourney local golf links swarmed with CPO's in the past

I week when the qualifying rounds of the long-awaited chiefs'

History.repeated itself Tuesday I tourney got underway. The brand of golf shown in the
night at Mamside Auditorium I a set shot from the foul circle! Platt, and Buntin, each dropped in I sorting-out process was exceptionally good, and the scores
when the Green Cove Bullets edged with a minute left Peterson sub- a duo of two-pointers to put the j
indication that records may be broken the matchof
gave in
the NAS Jax Fliers in the final tituted for Pawlicki, who was in- local cagers into a 15-point advantage .
ten seconds of play, 37-36, on a jured in a melee under the hoop, In the final four minutesof the Malnsiders play.
set shot from the side court by and shortly afterwards hit for the the game, the fire-wagon brandof Henningsen, Kerr and Bill Cod After the deadline, Jack Harvey,
the station divided the field
Paul Peterson. game-winning bucket. ball played by the local five dington wasted little time at the pro
This was an exact duplicate of Big gun for the evening was Ary was too much for the downstate I start of the last quarter and mov- into three flights and gave each
the NAS-NATTC game of Friday who poured in seven twopointersand outfit, and the Fliers dumped in ed the NATTC five ahead on three competitor a handicap, based on
when the Raiders slipped by the a pair of free tosses for 16 buckets which kept the nets swish- quick baskets Once again Platt his qualifying score.
Fliers to win by a lone tally in markers. Skoog, who had been ing almost continually. I pulled the NAS hoopsters out front In the championship flight, Chief
the.final nine seconds of the game. averaging 19 points a game, pumped A field goal by little Ronald by clipping off three more two- MacDonald led the field with a
in five two-pointers and four in the total of 71 and because of
McNay final seconds of NATTC score ,
This loss to the Bullets was pointers, Then made it
gratis pitches. play, enabled the NATTC Air this exceptionally low score he will
costly for the Jax cage five as tough for the local cage outfit and
Outshining the whole field in Raiders to nose out the NAS Jax carry the lowest handicap of the
eliminated from the moved ahead but
they are now again, a coupleof
play for the evening was Ary, who,
Seventh Naval District basketball Fliers, 66-65, last Friday at Main- timely buckets by Art Reed tourney.
tournament to be held at Key turned in his best game for the side Auditorium With less than saved the day for the Fliers as Other chiefs who placed in the
West, Fla. next week The Flier- Fliers this year. Ary has scored nine seconds of playing time left, they moved to the front and led championship flight included
Bullet encounter was a "sudden more points in other tilts, but the McNay stole the ball and raced to by a lone marker with less thana Sweeney, Robertson, Justiss.JStter:, _.
scrapping guard really kept the the Raiders' goal to dump in the Gushanas, and :
death" affair with the winner earn minute of playing time left. Tally Shangul* -I:
locals in the
game Tuesday. "
ing the right to play at Key West Fliers \s. Morrison Field winning shot.Playing The Raiders fouled Buntin in The first flight c'unsliits oClAlii7fi ".

Both quintets started slow, bat The NAS Jax Fliers found the before the biggest crowdof trying to get the sphere, but the Quinn, Kettles, Jackson, lnet>> "
several of the Jax stalwarts ran range after a slow start and cut the season, these two starstudded Fliers elected to take the ball out Eagan, and Nelen, while th(second'$
into trouble from the offset by loose with a barrage of field goalsin quintets, trotted out onto the of bounds. After putting the ball flight has such golfers as Hughes.*; (
having fouls called against them. I, the second half to defeat the court as the number 1-2 teams in in play, :McKay made his stab for Cline, Sironen, Wood, PhillIPS..a&l:
Green Cove had trouble hitting Morrison Field Skymasters on the the Naval Air Training Athletic the ball and went the rest of the litano, Hoy, Hoydle Thawley 'a d'r 1 '_.
from the field, and the Fliers helda losers' court last Saturday 72-52 Conference and the game, which way to score the bucket which Vandersmith. +
11-8 advantage at the first rest had been billed as "the-battle-of- spelled defeat for the Pflummen. Representatives of all ata i d1P'' "
ato!?. I the The victory, Jax's this second over the-century" encounter betweenthe The sphere had barely dropped teams will be sent to Pensacolanext
Led by T. S. Ary, the Fliers piledon Skymasters record 14 season, made two outstanding cage fives, through the nets when the whistle week to compete In an All-
a season of wins
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againstfive
was packed with thrills galore blew, ending this thriller but
a couple of quick buckets, but Seventh Naval District tourney,
losses
Whitey Skoog kept the visitors in for the Filers. from the opening tip-off to the fin- neither of the teams knew the play- and the best golfers of the con-
with The Skymasters' fast break and al whistle. ing time had ended, and Ary pass-
the game two long shots from I test will be picked for a team
the center of the hardwood The I tight defense kept them in front The Air Raiders started fast ed to Buntin who was standing which will represent the whole
Fliers held a 20n6( lead at the for the first 11 minutes, but then paced by big Al Henningsen, and back of the Fliers' foul circle. Bun- command This Navy eightmanteam
intermission.Two NAS speed and uncanny shoot- took a 13-7 lead in the first per- tin shot the ball from the circle will tussle with the picked
minutes after the second ing began to take effect The iod At the start of the second and it dropped through for two squads of various commands: for
half started, Jim DeGroote, stel Fliers led at the half, 30-25, and canto, Harry Platt, high scoring points, which would have meant the national championship.
lar forward for the locals, left the beat down a Morrison rally in the forward and stellar defensivemanof victory for the Fliers had there J .
game via the foul route. Then first few minutes of the second the Fliers dropped in 3 quick been any time left. But there
Skoog and "Country" Corn potted halt. After that they were never buckets to pull astride with the wasn't and the NATTC Air Raid- Marines Hold Lead
baskets and went ahead of the local seriously threatened by the Palm eventual winners. The fast break ers were still undefeated in con- I
cage outfit by three markers. Beach five specialist of Coach Ray Pflum ference play, and the Fliers were In EM Pin League
Ary hit for two crip shots and put T S, Ary led the Fliers with 22 piled up an eight point advantageat nursing a loss >>
the Pflummen ahead at the end points, and Harry Platt and Buck the halftime, 31-26, after he and Scoring honors for the evening The Marines are still in first (Ok
of the third frame, 2623. Buntin contributed 17 each Hank T. S. Ary had pumped in enough went to big Al Henningsen who place in the enlisted men's bowling
The Fliers kept their lead with Richmond topped the Skymasters'. points by their fire wagon brandof potted 11 buckets and a lone free league, having lost only one match
about four minutes left, 32-29, but scoring with 11 markers. ball to easily move ahead of the throw for 23 markers. Harry Platt since the beginning of the season.
Corn and Succi pumped in two Richmond and Bilk Coston sent Raiders and T. S, Ary accounted for 20 They have amassed a grand totalof
buckets to move ahead of the local the home squad away to a 9-3 Coach Harry Knickelbine's points for the losers. Platt collected 6755: pins a majority of these
basketeers, 33-32. Ary hit for two lead at the start and led at the charges came back fast In the sec- 9 two-pointers and a pair of being attributed to Joe Platt, their
points and put the Fliers ahead first rest period, 15-9. Jax narrowed ond half and, headed by Charlie free throws for his 20 markers, biggest gun.
again, but this was short-lived as the count and pulled ahead of Kerr, the Raiders came within and Ary hit 6 field goals and eight Close behind the Marines is
the blond blitz, Skoog, hit from the Skymasters in the final min- three points of the Fliers at the gratis tosses. Charlie Kerr of the IATU with a total of 4,254 and
mid-court. Art Reed put the Pflum utes of the second period and tooka end of the third period, 4744. In Haiders was next high with eight then the Photo Lab with 4222.
men in front again with a lay-in, 30-25 lead at the intermission those ten minutes of play, Kerr baskets and a trio of free pitches. Other scores of the league are
but again Corn came back for the The Army five hit for three had potted five buckets and a duo The two cage fives will meet A&R 2,290; R-l 2,290; VM 2,228;
Bullets to take over the lead. Bill quick buckets in the opening minu of gratis pitches to move the I again 3 March on the NATTC Welfare, 2,133, and the ParachuteLoft
Kehl pulled the Fliers ahead with '.et of the final period, but Ary Raiders within striking distance Auditorium court 2,003r ,






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