Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 13, 1947
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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') Vol. 4-No. 50 WLUJUJU 13 March 1947

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Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command and 7th Naval DistrictU.



Bus Tickets And r MODEL MEET HIGHLIGHTS Four Activities

Increased Bank I: f' !! ; 1 100 Per Cent In


Service Offered I !: i i Red Cross Drive

Announcement Means Fund Campaign Gains

Added ConveniencesFor 43ai .m Momentum In Second

NAS PersonnelTwo Week Of Solicitation

new services for the Picking: up speed as it roll..

I\ \ convenience of personnel at ed into its second week, the
.. NAS Jacksonville were an-
I 1947 Fund Campaign of the
nounced this week. One was
I American Red Cross was driv-
the establishment of a joint
I ing in high gear yesterday as
ticket office here by three
I four departments already reported -
Greyhound Bus Lines ; the I
LtJs !; 100 per cent participation. -
other was the offering of l ....-. -- .
savings accounts at the sta- !
Leading the field were the Executive -
lion facility of the Barnett Department the Medical
i National Bank. I kn rr Department, Personnel and the
The opening ot the ticket officein I Marine Barracks. Others are ex-
Bldg. 39 (the old War Bonds I pected to swing into line in the
office) by the Atlantic. Southeastern coming week to put the drive over
and Florida Greyhound Lines I the top.
will enable personnel here to pur- II Departmental representatives
chase bus tickets for any point m were reported busily engaged in
the United States. Reservations on soliciting contributions from the
"Reserved-Sea t-Limiteds" to New officers and civilian employees in
York, Cincinnati, and New Orleans their respective activities. While
may also be made right on the station enlisted personnel were not being
now. The office will be open asked directly to contribute near-
daily Monday through Saturday. ly all departments stated that
from 0900 to 1800, and will serve servicemen and women were voluntarily
civilian as well as military per I making donations and
sonnel.It that a final tabulation would reveal -
I :
was pointed out by E. K. Ra- I that this group had given a
chels of the Jax Motor Bus terminal I' : '-, II I substantial slice of the total raised -
who is staffing the new office { I here
that this is the first time since I The eager response to the ap-

the closing of the ticket office at C.- I >> .. .. .. "" "" ,- sTILE ._..... I ,_..- ..... peal by all hands can be tracedto
the Separation Center last August the fact that a large proportionof
that bus tickets have been available JAX-XAVY U-CO.VTKOL MODEL airplane meet held last weekend attracted a large group of Red Cross services in the com-
on the station. enthusiasts from all parts of the southeastern United States including the Miami model club (pictured ing year will be devoted to service
above) which flew here for the two-day event. Walter Dasher of Miami who took first place in the personnel and veterans. There are
Rachels also revealed that fur- class C with of 110 miles hour, is with the Admiral's
(open) competition a speed per presented Trophyby still the young men far fry 4
lough rates still prevail on bus Chief George T. Hubbard contest director (lower left.) Mark L. Albury of Coral Gables, Fla.. (lower home in occupation forces over-
trips made entirely within the right) is shown launching his little speed demon in class A competition
There older
State of Florida. He stated that seas. are the men, war
his office will also arrange charter veterans, who have come marching
trips for special parties upon home to face with perplexity the
request. Jox-Novy Model Aimlane Contest time problem civilian of readjustment life. to peace

kdwin O. Clements, manager of
Then there are those who also
the bank branch here, emphasized came home-but only to spend
that the offering of savings accounts -I long months and years in militaryand
will round out the bank- 'I Scores Oulslonding Success Here veterans' hospitals.
ing service of the Air Station Fa-
Through Red Cross their
cility. way can be eased. In the hospitals
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",/e are able "to offer this serv- Although plagued by a mix- speed recorded in tne event was a test, taking the number three spotin the Red Cross provides recreationand
ice at this time he stated "since in dates and beset sizzling 110.5 miles per hour in the the flying Scale Class. relief from family problemsand
program ,
the personnel turnover here is not up Open Class C by Walt Dasher's The contest results were: anxieties. The veteran is as-
as rapid as it was during the war by wind and rain on what original design McCoy-powered CLASS A sisted in filing pension claims, is

years and during demobilization. was to be the opening day ofa ship Despite this accomplishment 1 EJ Contort Coral Gables, Fl( .., 8S.5 given job guidance and is offered
We feel that many servicemen and two-day schedule of events, Dasher was closely pressed for the MPH. financial help when in need. And
civilian employees will want to the Jax-Navy U-Control Model trophy by the 109.5 mph speed of 2 Thomas Vincent Daytona Beach Fla., overseas, the boys are kept in
take advantage of this new service, Clinton Frost's swift ship. In fact, 65: 3 MPH.M. L. All>uty. Coral Gable, Fla. I touch with home by the Red Cross I
and that it will prove a great con- Airplane meet made historyat all five-place winners in this class SO.a MPH. I providing places of wholesome I
venience to all hands." NAS Jacksonville last Sun- turned in speeds of over 100 miles 4 Virginia Herd. Atlanta (0..., 66.3 recreation which are typically and 'I

The bank open on Mondays day.While per hour.A : MPH.;5 Billy Albfiuronb-\ ; >;;iytoiln Bench.Continued I thoroughly American. _I
through Thursdays from 1100 to no records were brokenby large crowd was on hand to ( on Page :2)) (Continued on Page 3))
1500: Fridays from 1100 to 1700 the 93 contestants the staging I witness the thrilling exhibition '--- -__ ____ .1!'
and Saturdays from 1000 to 1200. I of the first annual model meet here which got underway at 0900. A !
sells American Express: Trav ller'M wag outstanding fur the unusual t, number of spectacular crack-ups'II
Ch 4U"'I.!' N Y. Drafts and Bank amount of high speeds turned inl I provided added excitement j
(("I ntlnue on Page 3> bv prints in one I'ontest. Highest I throughout the day. :,I
Spectators had a difficult time 1E
I FT. .) C .ttZS BRINGS CHEER trying to decide what to watch, as
flying was carried on simultane-
ously in five different rings While
PLA it was the first major model meet
to be held at NAS, it was conducted -
with remarkable smoothnessand I '
lack of confusion because of \
the careful planning which went
into the affair. The skilled direction -
h of Chief George Hubbard in j \
charge of Malnside's hobby program )
1 the presence of an adequate
number of judges and timers:: and j jMlIiL I
the cooperation of contestants all E t .
added to the success of the event. ,
The Air Males (Malnslde Model
Club) had their usual run of tough kTiiiiI a I
luck with Roy Bjorklund takingthe
prize for the most spectacular JfresenKation .
crack-up as he did in the Miami REAR ADMIRAL: RALPH 0(.i I
meet. J. K. Hale was the only oth- DAVISON, Chief of Naval Air
er club member to place in the con- Advanced Training (deft fore-
ground) is congratulated by .j'
New Station Captain P. W. W. Wootten Brit-

Phono Directory ish Naval Attache, following the 'jf
presentation of the commemor-
(Head of departments were ative plaques Sunday at All j
directed this week' to submit al- Saints' Chapel. In the back-
phaht'Ut'aIU"ts for the new station ground (left to right) are Lt ,
telephone directory which Comdr. C. G. Bush Royal Navy:
will be published quarterly instead Chaplain [<'. L. Albert, Semen jt
\Vt .\n\' DAYS IN BED for patients at Malnslde Dispensary I of monthly as in the past. Chaplain; and Comdr. C. L. G.
have been brightened throughout U ic year by the distribution of cig- The new directory will contain Evans, Royal Navy. The plaques.
arettes, playing cards tooth brus hes and paste and many other the names of officers, key like the one at the right, were 1:
articles by the Red Cross. Typl:al of the year-long service to civilian personnel, and key enlisted presented to the U S. Navy by
patients is the distribution picturedG. I above with Field Director Allen personnel whore' presenceon the Lords Commissioners O[ the
Scarbrough handing out a fe w' items to H. E. Sanders, Sic, the station or contact after British Admiralty in reCl'nt.lin tH
as Head Nurse E J, Meloni! and Captain L. E. McDonald, senior working hours would be necessary of the training of Dri' ; 'i\ pilots
medical officer, look on approvinj Jly. SUPPORT THE 1917 RED In time of emergency. at 12 naval air r b

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LESSON BELOW DECKS /P Commercial Hospital

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I. Bulletin Chatter

llnlletintt Hill he accepted until I

spate has been filled but no later

than 1000 Tuesday Ext. 8230. By CHLDOHA A WHITE .

Don't come to the Rec Hall tonight
FOR 5 ALE if ;you're looking for gaiety

1940 Ol uihuUtery in excellent condition. Contort there "Let'sbeMiserableTogether"
a -
Chief Woodward! Metal Div, A&R.
1V3T: Plymouth ) Ext. 471<. Tent will be broken the doughnuts all
1844:! Packard cliur, four-door. Radio I I holes and no laughing out loud
and! heater Lt. >r. B O. Q, ext. 6V1. will be tolerated.
1840 Graham, (>, Radio and live However, if you're going to be
new" tire*. Phone -H101! or ext. 1l1t &, I ward
Kill I \'ounir.1S unhappy on your you mightas
1 Chevrolet. two-door. Good conditionJnme well come and share your trou.
R .',...t..". ACM. ext. '74, Bldg-: I bles with us. You might even discover -

Two A2S.be lroom suite! living-rawn mite, I that somebody else has more
and dining room .uit. $1l>0. W. ATente I and bigger ones thaffcyou do. But
Cecil 1'i..ld. ext. 236. don't let that make you TOO happy .
tour complete' rooms of furniture Would
ic hkt t4> sell noon. Mr*. F. D. Taylor 3U9Ailth I or you'll probably be asked to
> St, le wry 1'ak.11. leave.
) 4(, Plymouth five-pee.enger ,w 1 litnid' hHie| Motor recently! rebuilt. Gad
x Y a r.rvt. Chief Hellntr. 1440 Cumberland The Jacksonville Center Choral
R.c..d. Society put on a fine entertainment
BedrKim suite 13C5A Blair Ave? Dewey in the
..... last Sunday Recreation
Perk Chief Stevens, C. T O Seh.
L' r "e I'hret.b...ii. { Hd ntA. tt Manus two tnileii from NAS Main You" in print here and now.
bale' $64dO' 4&42 lilount St.. Earl Si mi, .
w 1'' ph..". -r'OIl.( .
{ + p.A t rhi..-..1.i 'ieoe method living room set, five Those of you who came to the
r PIC t chrome. dinette set. four-piece b<.d- "Shamrock Dance" last week
all wool table,
I teen conic rug ..
plus uehold effect 1107 should know by now what is meant
.. ... I numerou
Allegheny .:Kd, NAS. Chief Jlo). eat by "The Luck of the Irish" i
(10 For that was a lucky evening for ?
THKKK PROMINENT: FJ.OHlD.ITIZ} SS who were guests of the Navy in the NARTU-spon 1831] : ; Chevrolet conch. Gad motor. New
sored cruise ol the USS Saipan last week learn all about tne below-decks operations needed to keep a liuliea, bike. A. J. Heerberff. ext. r'272: sure. What more could you expect i
1$1<11{. 410 tir S2lB( Norman St., iHtwey with the Mainside Band on hand
giant flattop at sea. Watching W. R. Hortan, F2c at the engine room control panel are, left to Park.Car for music, and the Rainbow Girls
right, A. H. Teboult. publisher of the St. Augustine Record; Mayor; C Frank Whitehead of Jacksonville radio with live push button. |3*.
for ?
and George Gibbs president of Gibbs Corp. The guests were flown from Jax to Pensacola and Kxt 139. .Holm,. dancing partners
Portable I'hilco radio. Phone 7-457:, C. F S e .
boarded the Saipan there after an inspection tour of the air station. Phillipk.B .
..by'a t>lny pen and. pad. 3S15A Glbb There have been changes made \
Ave. Dewey" PaikCamera in staff Hospital Corpsmen rat
Mercury II plui e"*.. *,0. Lt. O I
After Trials And Tribulations Wheeler DldK/ /8U3! room 140, ert. Cfcfe. ings. Brand new shining I'hM3c
Many Engine ratings have been flashing aroundas

Jolt KENTKt4 a result of a test given a couple

.m. with kitchen privilere Phone 7- of weeks ago We congratulate the
Overhaul Hits Stride For Peak Productionsecond 4632. M,.. Avera. 2ShO College St.Lrniehed I 19 new rated men and wish them
rams for couple with child! .
Til Laura St., two blmk: from Cohenlirotrtera. luck. There also .has been a lot
bUTE.. Thta ea ..1.,... I of cigar passing. Some thoughtthe
Overhaul Division as it now is. I>oul. >le risen with kitchen privilege. 2051 stork flew but
second installment oj the story of JAX-NAVY MERMENTO 1 Ml wood Ave Phone 7-78R9. by, no, it was
d Eny\ne Over. Any engine received for overhaul one of our and
Assembly Repair Large corner room near bath in privatehome generous overjoyed
haul. The third and }mo4 ihapter which has not been involved in FACE MIAMI U for couile.. 110 per meek. 4421 graduates.
next treefc. an accident, may have from 300 to San Juan Ave, Mr. A. W'. Burnt, phone .
appear IN RETURN MEETThe 2.2905.:
900 hours operating time since I All of the boys the basketball
Will i jihare aix-room horn* with But then, just as it seemed that last overhauled. The engines are Jax-Navy swim squad will Mr*. John Tenry, hone 2- team, and the 'few fellows who 1'
all was lost, fate dealt a new hand received in the rear door of En- face the University of Miami Mer- UII. 511 !:an Juan. have been to every game, wish to :

and the shop management was gine Overhaul where a spot inventory men in a return meet at the Pratt I WANTED i take this time to sincerely thank 1

again shifted. By this time the is made to determine what General Hospital pool in Coral Rider from ..iuthid"' to NA<3. Waking Lt. .ijg) Cull for devoting his time \

efficiency experts had retired in parts are missing so that these Gables on 22 March. The races hours VhOb to 17(0., Ext. 939. I 1 I I and efforts in arranging transportation -
defeat and two men were assignedto parts may be ordered to produce a will get underway at 1430. 19,1*. '40 .or 41 ....I'. Pritchurd ext games and all of the other

Engine Overhaul who were ulti- complete engine. The local team will be out to Furnished all4, IJI III'one 110 or two bedroom hart-. I

mately to rejuvenate the division The engine is then routed into avenge a loss suffered here last men or houe near N AS. }'()(' mall family -!'

and lead up to heights in produc- Engine Disassembly where as the! Saturday in the indoor pool. Manyof tired of three Ple.i. Will contwrt*ive J.reference H. Baudoux.AMMlc if de. I .j

tion which were undreamed of. name of the shop implies, the en- the races were very close and Plannlnir Dir. AR fc.t 384. FLEET KKSEKVE LAIIES'AUXILIARY :
These two men were Lt. Comdr.B. gine is completely disassembled. the return meet promises to be a House or apartment furnished, or unfurn-
i.hed. On or before April Int. willRive MEETS 17 MARCH j
Division Officer and Accessories such as carburetorsand
J. Cook, reference. Pat Murphy, ...x276..
Mickey Reese Senior Civilian Supervisor -. pumps are routed to the accessories The Jax-Navy aquamen have Driving to N. Y. and Hertford Conn on The Ladies' Auxiliary of the :
Beyond any doubt, En- ,section and the disassem been seriously weakened by the 14 or IT Murk U,.. or two ......."?...r. Fleet Reserve Association win
Overhaul will always be in- bled engine parts are thoroughly transfer of many of the mainstays wanted to Ib..,. drivingand expente. meet on"Monday, 17 March, at theCumberland
Phone<< l-l\>7ti5 between 8 and I p.m.. j
debtcd to these two for its trans cleaned and routed to the Parts of the team and Lt. Paul Benoit. Road Community 1
formation and successs. Examination section i King, head coach, has issued a call Building, it was announced this J JI

Under the capable guidance of The personnel of the Parts Ex- i for experienced swimmers to come WILL TRADE week. ,

the new management organizationwas amination section inspect each out and back up their team. 141 Champion Studebaker.. Free wheelinf.overdrive I I Highlighting the session will be i
,radio bwter and d.frc.l. the initiation of new members. The
brought about and a produc- to its most minute detail and de- nal which make an Will t'lIti. for heavier car. Ext. 341,
parts en-
up U urging all members to at
tion line was instituted that func- termine if it is broken or worn gine. Michael. |I i I

tioned wonderfully well. beyond limits, or if the part can tend.

This system which began operating be reused. The broken or worn

in the latter part of 1944, is parts are rejected and new partsare "KEEP
basically the same now. The parts ordered as replacements. The FLEET TO KEEP THE PEACE

situation began to improve too, other parts are routed for recon-

because by this time we were only ditioning as Required, and the bal-

overhauling the Pratt and Whit- ance of the parts are sent on an

ney R-2800 engines. This was the engine conveyor to the engine -

Navy's most intricate engine, and fid IOU linowr -
our production schedule was 250 reconditioned parts and new

engines per month. But we attained parts ordered on an engine returnto .4 of! Ski 4k JI
this goal and then came the that engine at the engine pool #.. ....

month when we produced our all- except cylinders and pistons whichare U1IT'1 THUS |
time high record of 287 engines. sent to the 0
directly cylinder ALL 'OLDJI1Ut. 'AILOft. .
This was too much, and we were shop from the disassembly and ta

gently chided for it and remindedto cleaning process. The cylinders and MARINE AMD, OOA TOUAKD3UBN I '
stick to the schedule.It .
pistons are inspected, reconditioned OP WORLD
would be well to mention here and pooled in the cylinder shop '
briefly, the functions of the Engine WAR TWO MAY NOW !
Iteaasembly Begins!!
When return ol engine parts! to BROOM MEMBERS OP '.;

JaxNavyContinued a conveyor in the engine pool Is VINAOT1V1 NAVAL
completed the conveyor is movedto WON-VETEHANI PROM
from Page 1 the Blower and Rear Shop naexnvx 'J.
)'Ia., 64 MPH. which is the initial stage of reassembling F IT TO I il\ TEARS 09A9B ;

CLASS It the engine. Here the intricate AND) PROM 10
1 R. 6. Price Pn.a<.ola. H.., to MPH mechanism of the "
2 W. T. Thonai, Jr., Demons brash, super THROUGH .1 All MOW
J1..., 87.7 MPH. charger and accessory sections are ;
a John Muir Miami }1.., US MPH. completely assembled and inspected BL101BLB 701 INBOLLU1KT -
W. Arnold Columbus, Oa., 78 ;
1 )dtH. on an engine work stand which

I 41. W. Arnold. Columbus Ga.. 78 has casters and moves with the !
MPH. engine through the ensuing stages ;
I 'C. M. Wvthy, Coral Gable.) I''a., of assembly until the engine is I
"//.Ii MPH.
CLASS C ready for test II I

1 John Mulr Miami Ha., 1007 MPH. At the same time that the Blower -
3 John B. Hoffman Jacksonville ila., and Rear Shop is assembling WHAT YOU GET IN
M T MPH. e
its part of the the .
a W. E. )McPai.lf, Jackaonville, Fla.. engine conveyor
a9.7 MPH. moves on to the Crankshaft INACTIVE
4 M. L. Alburr, Coral Gables) Fla., Nose and Power Shop where the NAVAL RESERVEYOU ,*
78 6 MPH.
8 B. M. Ptrry, Columbus Ga., 7(.( crankshaft and master rod assembly -
MPH I are assembled and inspectedat CANNOT Bl CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY> IN PZAOBTIMS
I OPEN CLASS C the same time that the reduction OWN BEOUBST.4II4AOTIVB 8Y YOUR

1 Walt Dasher Miami .,.., 110.6 MPH. gears are being assembled and
I t'linton: Jrmt t>U Petersburg, >1a., NAVAL RB4BRYB TIME
H. 19.B MPH. inspected in the nose section. Upon OOUNT l.9R UONOBVJTT FO PO B'
I John Muir. Miami. )'1.., 1041 MPH. completion of the nose section of OPPORTUNITY TO BBCOUB A MBMBBR OF TUB I
! 4 Parker O. Hill Coral Gable, >1a., a certain engine with its reduc- ORCANIXBD B84BXV1I
8 W. T. Thorn*, S/., Daytona Beach. tion gears and prop shaft it to
)1a-, 108,6 MPH. marked with the number of the R.8TA1M YOUR RATlNt

, MPH Arnold Goldberg Atlanta, Ga.. lOt.t engine and set aside. The completed A TWO WEB CRUIBB AT PULL PAY IF RBOOBJTBD r .

I W. R. brown Miami J'&., 108.& MPH. crankshaft and master rod assembly OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR A OOMMIJJION
! t C. H I'OM Atlanta (:a., 1C8.6 MPH. is installed within the
SCALE structures of the crankcase sections U0B OF NAVAL RB8BRVB ARMORY FACILITIES..
.,,Y' 1 Albert Grimm JackaonvrfU' Jla., 6Pulnui. and this
a;' 1 W. M. Brawer, JarkionvilU, Fla.O ., scheduled to be completed at the YOU MAY ATTZND INSTRUCTION m BATB
11' .' PoiMa. time the work stand bearing the PERIODS AND RBOB1VB A FULL DA"T"*
I.7. K. Hale, USN. XATTC. .TaelllKl'- section PAY FOR EACN ONB
completed supercharger arrives -
..11. Ha., 70 PolnU.
CJiief George T. Hubbard, chief The two sub-assemblies are

judge and timer was aided by Ens then assembled to each other and THE NEW V-6 INACTIVE NAVAL
I II ghererow, F. W. Bothmanfi Ens. the work stand moves into the final RESERVE GIVES

B H. Schmidt, C H. Thornton, assembly line where cylindersand YOU ALL THESE BENEFITS .f
! Theodore B. Everett, M. C. Caddell, pistons are brought from the AND MANY MORE ,

And Ena. Underwood who acted as cylinder pool and Installed on the! YET YOU REMAIN A CIVILIAN 1 1I II
official timers and judges! engine along with the other exter-

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I Conducting March r J I I IN

Clearance Sale 1

-0 Patrons of Mainside Ship's Serv-
ice who have an eye for bargains
are having a field day this month.
A special clearance is being conducted -
by Ship's Service, and prices -
have been slashed on silverware, y
toiletries, draperies, household:: effects -
sporting goods, and many
other items.
Since the gray uniform for officers -
r will be permitted only until
k October, 1918, the Uniform Shop ,
is joining the clearance sale to
j:1 dispose of its stock and to enable
y x customers to fill out their gray MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMOVIES
uniform requirements. The sale be-
gins this morning : Week Days--2000. Wet"kt'ndtlUO and 2000.

Ship's Service patrons were reminded THURSDAY
& 3 tL. by Lt. E. C. White Ship'3 "LONE HAND TEXAN" featuring Charles Starrett. Western.

Service Officer, that many articles FRIDAY
which are not regularly carried in DANCE, Air Station Band. Starts at 2030.

stock may be obtained through the SATURDAY
I Special Order Department, located "TRAIL STREET" starring Randolph Scott. Western.

I in the Ship's Service warehouse, SUNDAY
1 Bldg 913. "THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER," featuring Loretta Young and
Joseph Cotten. Miss Young was never better. Cotten Is very good It'sa
O k.i ,' clever story well rounded out with racy dialogue and superb

'WAVES Cage Squad acting.
Takes Two Tilts "THAT WAY WITH WOMEN," with Sidney Greenstreet. Comedy

; In Final Minutes for the entire family.
}Ji I The WAVES basketball sextette "IT HAPPENED IN BROOKLYN" starring Frank Sinatra and

i i took two games in the final moments Jimmy Durante, The story is very simple, serving only as a vehiclefor
--- i.. : oIICIIII in the last two weeks to some good clean fun and romance. While all the actors give excellent

LUSCIOUS IIAKKlKr KKNNKV New York ice-tkallng! star, bring their win total for the sea- performances, Sinatra and Durante steal scene after scene.
I, has been chosen the favorite pin up gal of Fire Station No. 1. Fire son up to 1 T. They topped the Cor-

I manmy asbestos gloves please: pus Christi WAVES 39-31 last JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUMShows
-- -- -- week and pinned a 31-32 dt "( Thunderstorms in an RID, I'll on the girls from Rollins College start at 20OO.1IIUKSDAY .
1g-; send on to you" Amen Tuesday. ANI KIDAY

I I The old salts of the WAVESare The game at Corpus Christi wasa "MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE," starring Bob Hope and Dorothy
: beginning to have get-togeth- hectic affair until the final min- Lamour.
l I ers and gab-fests as the girls utes, and at the end of the third SATURDAY
1 spay ( S around Jax both in the Navy and period the score stood at 2222. "THE THIRTEENTH HOUR," with Richard Dix.
out of it sound-off about "Do SUNDAY
you With about two minutes to go in the
1 ; remember when" The first gathering game the WAVES were trailing "TRAIL STREET" starring Randolph Scott.

By feKIWKK KIH1K: PS)2c( ) took place at the home of ::41-25. Then Skipper Edge ran MONDAY AND TUIWD VY
With flaps down and feet Eleanor Wilner, and the guests included wild. She dropped seven buckets "THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER." featuring Loretta Young and
Marie Moeller, Martha through the hoop to clinch the vic- Joseph Cotten.
on this good old "terra firma" and
Marshall, Mary SXiellenbarger! Sal- WEDNESDAY
l with my stomach slowly slippinginto ly Jo Howell (ex-WAVES.. and tory.On Tuesday night, the WAVES "THAT WAY WITH WOMEN". with Sidney Greenstreet.
; place we'll attempt to get Mary Mitchell and Hazel Miller took another tough tussle from

down on paper a few things you still wearing the Navy. blue. The Rollins College, and this tilt was OTHER EVENTS
?\ girls might like to know. first five have all been out of the a thriller all the way with the BINGO PARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.

First we'd like to take this opportunity service at least a year, and threeof battle being settled in the waning ATHLETIC: GEAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
to thank the ;/A YES at Jo are married, Mary and Sally seconds The score was tied at 32- Austin Road, 1000-1130 and 1300-1830 daily, and at Gear Room, top,
Corpus Christi for the splendid The girls are 32 with less than a minute to go ,side Bldg. 72>, 0800-1700 on work days.
planning of
i hospitality shown the WAVES these more when Skipper Edge flipped a MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Hear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400
Basketball get-togethers and swisher from the side to give the and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Mondays.
last week. We to I daily
hope contact
: more exWAVESI
f were shown a swell time in their I in and about Jax.. All these gals locals the lead and the victory. BOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building
j junior officers' quarters and their I. were in the first group of WAVES I No. 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700-
I recreation building Even their !I aboard Jax.. Good luck, you salts. 00 CLUB SLATES 2100 Saturdays and Sundays.
: cute puppies who have the run of MONTHLY MEETINGThe BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
the barracks seemed to make us I Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension: 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
Jones Why do think
welcome Our sincere thanks, and monica you a har- CPO Club will hold its J 1500..
I is a good
\ hope we may entertain the Corpus ment for musical instru- monthly meeting at 2000 Mondayin MALNSIDE LOUNGE: Formerly the Reception Center, located in
to take
j WAVES here during the Softball anybody up? the clubhouse on Yorktown Ave-I''the South wing of Building No. 955, id open to NAS personnel and<
I MeasonO Smith Well I'm practically cer- nue, it was announced this 1 their guests from 1000 to :200 daily. Available for wedding reception -.
: Lfy the way you all ought to tain they won't be able to sing President Frank G. Saba will pre-I'' ( by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho-
thank your star you weren't in -while they're playing it side. I nograph available for use: of all hands.: -
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that plane on the return trip. First --- I, L1BKAKY-Located on second deck; of Mainside Recreation Build.*
we were grounded at Lake Charles, CAN'T WIN By Hough. ing No. 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
Louisiana, at a practically abandoned I iI" from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.I
Army Air Base. It afforded S AIMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming,
quite an experience. Upon our arrival ,,; :: 1800-2100 daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday from 1000 to 2100
11 WAVES and 16 men were I .1 : 1r4 I Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
packed into an Army truck for a GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday
trip to town for chow. Oh yes, it from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf l House. Bathing
was raining cats and dogs, and no .. .. : trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
flaps on the side of the truck. Wet? ,i It. A=""l.'IIOIt.-\O&-Open daily to enlisted: personnel (with liberty
Oh no! Soaked! Were we unhappy 1 I :, ;; cards: and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
'' No. We sang "Watei loo" and I r. I Field.

"Zippity Do Da. Nothing could .... Tt.-lNIS-Racquets) and balls are available at the Physical Train*
get us down ing Building No. 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and ?
We left Lake Charles at Friday Yorktown Roads). 1
noon. The weather ? Wet, natural. e u ='1TM \sKKTIlALL --Practice Monday through Friday startingat
ly. Alter being tossed around for 1630. !
four hours after our departure, we Q AItCIiERY-Club.: located in Bldg. 899 open daily from 1800
were heading for Tampa or Daytona to 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200. t
Beach, or anywhere we could Everyone welcome ,.,
ait the plane down on the ground F NlTltSJo.UY--Sponsored: by the Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 1101.
: In one piece Then everyone, with Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays-000 to 1200; Thursdays-1300 to
:: the exception of a tew who can 1800; Tuesdays and Saturdays-1800 to 2100. Rates-hourly) 20 cents

I'. boast of cast-iron stomachs, proceeded for one child, 25 cents for two or more; (monthly) $1 for one child,
to put on a show $5 for two or more.
; Nothing was more beautiful than VMIKKK; TO GO AMIOKK

when, to our surprise, we were told USO Armed Service Center 122 West Forayth Street. Lounge
we were landing at Jax instead ot open 0800-2300; dormitory open 21 hours a day-with showers shaving
I Tampa. This was Friday night a'! facilities, etc .
1815. When the wheels hit the runWay -
I everyone let out a yell. Our Cross often beats a storm to the
hats off to Lt. (tjg> Stevenson, our Four spot-ready with shelters, food

pilot. A swell tellow ahd My (Continued from Page 1) supplies nursing care and supplementary -
Hero." believe me Have medical aid for the ill
you ever But this is not all; there is a
been scared Ask me about it1 I and injured Where necessary, the
to do at home. Every! week In
Sometime. And so it ended The job fled Cross even provides financial
trip, that is. A few the year disaster strikes some partof assistance in rebuilding homes ',
still )
people re i a
tamed that grayish pallor over the i r.' -- the United States No Individual which have been destroyed. 'j I I'JI
no family, no community! is
week-end. But we loved it. "Rose Hut don't you think we're carrying this, !iit 1
efficiency program a immune. Organized to act wher-
are rt'd. and violets are blue. I bit tel... tar"' I '
ever disaster descends, the Red Bus i
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II STALEMATE Uy Harold Jones, SI II Woo CoW --I IQ Money(Continued Orders in from addition Page to 1))other ;1

services. Deposits to home banks
can be made through the branch ( "

iQ ; here by obtaining a N. Y. Draft
and< mailing It to the particularbank.


.J Regular checking accounts will'
continue to be offered as in the
past, Mr. Clements said. These

may be opened in any amount, and '
If the average monthly balance for .
O a given month is above $200 no
1 charge is made for the service up -

: : to a maximum of ten checks. However '
U where a balance ia below a'

-T. UOO average for the month a 50
Rte- cent minimum charge la made for I
Metk the first five checks and 10 cent'
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I IT'S n TTltJ/IW 'LITE" Ilv. feve..
\ i "Excess" Leave !\'
>J f\W S ,
Personnel are not entitled to pay or allowances -/ 4: !

Editorial Office during a period of "excess" leaveit -: I 'I\

South Wing, Loner Deck Bldg. 930 was ruled recently by the Comptroller et ;F-
Telephone Extension 818kArthur General, it was stated this week in AINav 7+ +

The JAX AIR NEWS M. Greene Is published, Editor weekly at the 6047. -- & .J : : ? Ojt;

U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville Florida, at no I "Excess" leave is that }leave which is l
expense to the government and in compliance with taken in excess of the amount an individual
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 May 1945. I
Copiesare has to his credit computed at the rate of
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air I ,
Station the Naval Air Technical Training Center, two and one-half days per month. "Advance"
the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train- leave with pay will be made only in cases
Ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval of shipping over, emergency leave or by ,
District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field,
authorization of the Chief of the Bureauof
the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S. Naval
Hospital. Naval Personnel. 'r.
Rear Admiral Ralph Davlion. A will be made in
Commandant, Seventh Naval District checkage against an
thief ef Naval Air Advanced TrainingCaptain dividual's pay account for all "excess" leavein !-

Anthony R. Brady, USN. Commanding accordance with the number of days in
Jacksonville Naval Air Station

Captain Howard Air Technical V. Hopkins raining, USN. Center CommandingNaval : Where a leave record accounting at the TiN
time of separation reveals a minus leave
Captain Robert M. Gillett (MC), USN, Commanding ,
credit checkage will be made in the
U. S. Naval Hospital proper : ,
amount at the time of closing out the pay Y \ '
,' ,
Captain F. W. Priestman, USNR Commanding "
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit account. However, personnel will not be retained .p.

Lt. Col. T. C. Moore, Jr., USMC, Commanding on duty to work off the excess leave, 1'1. -
Marina Barrack or because a checkage in the amount due 1.\-'" 0
""- """ : ,
Comdr. Jules F. Schumacher, USN, Commanding would result in an overpayment. .......
Naval Air Gunnery Range '. d

C<*n Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field Poetic LicenseAIN'T I '
"\ don't think I want to waste my time looking for my hat :ion
Cnpt. Alexander M. Hearn, USMO like this, do ?"
a windy day you
Marine Aviation Detachment IT THE TRUTH! )1,

The JAX AIR NEWS receive Shlp'a Editorial AtiocUUon ma They find fault with the editor, r i r,r
prohibited without e ,
terial. Republication: of credited matter e
permission of SEA. Washington 25, D. C. Republication bf another They say he should be shot; Q" i'T' 'f Iwfr
matter, except by service publications, U prohibited '
without permission of Editor. JAX: AIR NEWS. The paper is as happy as a cemetery lot. O
The staff shows faulty management; I

Navy MysteryBy The jokes, they say, are stale;
The aspiring "old salts" wail. I

Ships Editorial Association But when the paper's issued, II

Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean-roll! (We can say it with a smile),

Ten thousand fleets nceep over thee in vain If someone doesn't get one, By J. ),'. NELEN, AC MM: y-

-BYRON. You can hear him for a mile. I All attendance records were I :;.
I I THE WAR REPORTS, nine of- .r "
"Fate unknown.. Dead. 272. i Reprinted from the Beam) I broken Tuesday, 4 March, as 145>>
That's what the record books says. But I persons jammed into the CPO Club ficial reports of General MarshaU,

in that statement lies the tale of the most for the Bingo Party. The chief General Arnold, and Admiral.
"baffling mystery in the; annals of the I reason for the record crowd wasa King-three of the top commanders

Navy," to use the words of former SecNav new three-in-one game which has give of a the record U. of S. the armed military services-con-

Josephus Daniels. proved to be very popular. "Three-
duct of the entire war. The reports
The main character in the story is a Flews andVieuws frntnStatl r in-one" will be, a regular weekly also cover the pre-war period of

ship, the USS Cyclops, a Navy collier of feature of the bingos from now on. preparation.For .

19,360 tons displacement. Loaded with a The free game of the eveningwas an uncensored and readable
cargo of manganese, with a crew of 213 won by E. F. Jahn, ACMM,
of conditions
leading chief of A&R Overhaul account post-war Inside -
aboard, 20 officers and several score passen. i Control Division. Mrs. H. P. Mor- Russia, read THROUGH RUS
gers, the collier reported at Barbados, Brit- RELIGION! gan, 4004D Dewey Park Annex SIA'S BACK DOOR by Richard E.
ish West Indies, on 4 March 1918, where she was more than lucky. She not only
Lauterbach. A trained observer
Will we be able to make the world of j
in for bunker coal. won the grand prize but also won
put tomorrow the kind of world in which we the first game of ThreeinOne.M. Mr. Lauterbach reports on a 12-
She was due in port on 13 March, but want to live? This is a question confronting A. Kennedy of ADU won the day train trip over the Trans-SI-
after she departed from Barbados, she was all second game of Three-In-One, and berian railway. "He explains Ruesai's -
the peoples over the face of this old worldof
fear of capitalistic encircle-
made Mrs. R. Phillips captured the third.
never heard from again. Searches were
ours. It is a certainty that we are not In view of the large attendanceat ment and shows that the Russians
immediately for the lost ship, but long-con- satisfied to have it continue in the course the weekly bingos cards will be have as many misunderstandings -
tinued and vigilant as they were-over the it followed in the past; everyone is hoping sold at a set price of $UiO per about us as we have about them."
entire region-there was not a trace discov- I I for something better. card. You will be able to play as NOT SO WILD: A DREAM ia $
ered, not a vestige of wreckage seen, and the many cards as you wish for this the autobiography of a young American ,-i
search had to be abandoned as utterly fruit- i There are quite a number of observers price. Prizes will be in accordancewith who was born in a email -(
I who believe that the hope for.a better future the number of cards sold, and North Dakota town but whose '$
less."No lies in religion. Perhaps of the larger the crowd, the larger the adult life has been spent in many '*
reasonable explanation of the strange I some us may remember prizes. The club will try this for a of the far reaches of the world. ,,**
disappearance can be given," declared Sec the words of General :MacArthuras couple of weeks to see how it Eric Sevareid describes his life at a
Nav Daniels in his annual report in 1918. uIt he stepped on the deck of the battleship works out. All money taken in will the University of Minnesota, and ,;
Missouri to warn a listening world: "We be paid out again. then devotes the greater part of
was known that one of her engines was
have had our last chance The problemof The World At War the Thurs- his book to his reporting in Eu- 4
damaged and that she was proceeding at day evening movie, was a real rope, where he covered the fall of '
reduced speed, but even if the other engine ( survival) basically is theological" and involves thriller. Next week, movies of the France, the blitz in London, the '
had been disabled it would not have had a spiritual recrudescence 1946 Army-Navy football game Italian campaign, and the inva- 1
any effect on her ability to communicateby The article "Religion Around the orld" and a return showing of Operations sion of Southern France; and in i
radio." by Paul Hutchinson, which appeared in the Crossroad, in technicolor will Asia, where he reported the Chinese I-
be shown.
war and saw service in British j
Many theories have been advanced, but March 10th issue of "Life" magazine, is recommended The CPO Club Golf Tourney has l India. The book is an excel .
none accounts satisfactorily for the ship's for your reading. This account finally been settled. The first flight lent piece of reporting and a good
complete disappearance. After months of gives one a picture of the present trend to- was won by your scribe who defeated sketch of the progress of the war,
search and waiting, the Cyclops was finally ward religion as a solution to our world prob- Sgt. Major Alliffi and Chief as well as a thoughtful personal .f
Rex: Jackson. Both men were clos- record of the author's adventures.
given up as lost, her name stricken from the lems, and will be sure to stimulate your ed out on the 16th hole by 4 and DREAM STREET by Robert Sylvester '
Navy list and "mysteriously disappeared" thinking about the future of our world, as 2. AlUm played his match with an is a simple and amusing. ""\
written, by way of explanation, into the well as to arouse Christian men and the infected foot which gave him no story of the theater's two faces-.J:: 1.
records. church to a new course of action, taking full end of trouble. I the face it turns to the paying customers ,
The Cyclops was a sister ship of the USS advantage of the present opportunity to Saturday evening's dance was as and the face it turns In- :1
fine as usual! but we missed the ward upon itself. It tells how Jake 1r'r
Jupiter, later renamed Langley and converted I make our rightful contribution in building a singing of Spanley. Hakness, an experienced, cynical "
into. the Navy's first aircraft carrier. The better world and the Kingdom of God. Ex-president Walt Merrick gave showman, takes a lovely girl and
Langley wrote a glorious history into her The Christian Church for too long a time out the prizes for the golf tourna- attempts to build her up to a false "
record. What the Cyclops could have con- has tried to divide the various phases of ment first flight and the runnerup stardom by using every promotion'j'
tributed to history will have to remain con- man's life and allocate it to different agen- first prize of the second flight. The al ness."t trick in the book of show bus .
prize was a set of Kroyden
jecture. cies for training and subsistence. Politicswas woods, one golfing hat, one glove, a For the mystery fans, the library t' *
-7k'- one phase-and the axiom was given half dozen pair of golf socks, and has several new "who-dun- *J
that: "the church was to stay out of politics." one dozen golf balls. Runner-up its"; THE 3-13 :MURDERS by i
First SaluteSEA But, if Christianity is a way of life it must Chief Jackson received one pair of Thomas B, Black, SILVER LEOP- 'ij
shoes and
golf: a dozen golf balls. ARD by Helen Reilly, PICK YOUR
( ) The American flag was first pass judgment on contemplated political ac- Runner-up of the second flight, VICTIM by Pat McGerr and AN- id
recognized by a foreign government 169 tion.; Capital and labor were again other Nick Gallitano, received a golf bag, OTHER WOMAN'S HOUSE by 5 tf
and the church and a dozen balls. This tournamentwas Mignon G. Eberhart 1 Ii
frequently stood '{
in Quiberon France. on \ 1I'
years ago Bay, Captain a new experience for the CPO _y
John Paul Jones received the honor in the the; sidelines watching the conflict, yet it Club, and a lot of errors were noted
ship, Ranger, which was accompanied by the had the moral standards which can be applied and checked. The next tourney will
brig, Independence. to all such disagreements.Social be run a lot differently. 1I-p ; ; :;

Though the U. S. ship saluted with 13 and business standards were left At this time we give a vote of

shots and the French fleet replied with only in the hands of civic and community organizations thanks: such of a Chief splendid Malone job, on who the is entertainment doing -- At the Sa..u"n"h.p.la and lutm ,AvenueProtestant IlifminchamRoad .

nine guns, it was the custom of France to. while the Christian church had the committee as well as )
code of ethics which should holding down the Job of vice 0730-Iloljr Communion Chaplain I;
reply to any from "Holland or any republic" govern all such president E. W Andrews .
with a salute of four guns less. Vice relationships. In the same way we may take have Chief of the Malone club. You to thank bingo for fans the C9JO AndrewiOS30 NATTC. SP.rtl.haplaln. E. W. ''

Admiral La Motte Picquet was commander recreation, entertainment, education, and every swell lightboard we use. -Sumlnjr Fchool. Small Chap*]. +'
of the French fleet at the time. other phase of man's life which Chaplain W. R. Stevenion.1C45 -
may Have all you folks heard that --Divin* bervicea-Chaplain F 1.. ','
Dr. Ezra Green, Navy surgeon aboard come to mind CPO club members had donated Albert. ':

'. the Ranger, made the following entry for If Christianity is to fulfill its obligationto 150 to both the Red Cross and 0700-Maaa.C900 Calbcli M'i,'

f'" 14 Feb. 1778 in his journal: build a better world, it must take an active Navy Relief? 1100\--Maia Man., j'
"Very squally weather. Came to sail at part, be an active force, in every part A welcome to NAS is extended An Outdoor Nursery for small children
4 o'clock P. )d. Saluted the French Admiral of man's life. Therein lies the hope for the to Mrs. Rex Jackson's mother We and 1200.It maintained between 0940

, and received nine guns in return. This is the world of tomorrow. sure hope that she enjoys her stay Jtwiib Rellcioaa Sinks and t'
with us. It must feel pretty good FellawaUp !!..( ,
ftrst salute ever pay'd the American flag. Chaplain Edwin W. Andrews. to get to "SUNNY FLORIDA." 1I3.-Friday. In the mall Chnprf

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,;' Engineering Dh'loIon-by l"re UM.
: .GJ E. Clyne.-We have a new draftsman n" F '

.i' in the drafting section who Davison's staff. We hope you will
'j hails from Chelsea, Massachusetts.
like us, and we can assure ,
' you
; He has been with the Navy for Lt. Gant, we will do all we can
''11 about ten months. His name is Ed
to make
your stay with us pleas-
1 Vonchagulian. Boy that name ;
, would stop a train, wouldn't it? ant.No
'" We also have a new messengerwho paper would be complete
without some news and doin's of
transferred from the mail
the folks. Of course by now everyone -
; room, Chuck Albarado. He and
7 has heard of the 2am.
Tom McLaughlin have one thing in
common and that's New Orleans. swim of Mickey Ree&e. We in the
We wonder it his coffee is strong, Assembly Division are sure happy
too. you were so lucky, Mickey.

Lois Barclay was off to Greenville Free Cigar Dept.: No news-- :
again last week-end. She says guess the twins and the baby
it's her mother, but we wonder. girl last week stumped 'em

I The clerk exams are coming up Interim Overhaul-by 1'rances
the 15th; let's hope everyone Poe-Well, here we are again with
passes. the latest gossip around Interim
Has everyone heard of the Tug- Overhaul, but there doesn't seem
gle and Welsch feud that goes on to be very much news. Perhapsthe
every day? cold weather has stopped ev-
We want to thank the electrician erything.; Now that: spring is just !
who fixed the floor receptacles around the corner maybe we'll
'f O for the drafting section. You don't have plenty of weddings to reportWe
,c have to worry about breaking your had a very good report on
neck when you walk around now. the Bowlers' Party last Friday
We understand it was a Beneficial night. Seems that everyone had
Suggestion. loads of fun. Now that the seasonis !
ACCESSORIES DIVISION over, our very enthusiastic bowl-) I ; -- T ----- i1If" T .. J

.. Instrument Shop-by Hub Cook ers will have to look for some other I INS AND OtTS' ot Industrial Relations are explained to Captain: W O Cam Jr. from the Ma-
-Those broad smiles of Juanita sort of recreation until next year. rine Corps Air Bases, Cherry Point, N. C, and Captain J, B. Johnson, Jr., from the Marine Corps Air
b Evans reflect memories of her \Ve have quite a number of new Station, Santa Ana (tEl Toro), California, by A O Anderson, Civilian Personnel Officer, and J. W. Carson I
three-week holiday Wilmington, employees; in Interim this week I Chief Clerk. The Marine officers are visiting NAS for 30 days to learn the techniques of industrial
Delaware. The stork braved one We extend to them our usual hearty relations.
'. of the worst snowstorms in historyto welcome and hope that they
Mr. and will enjoy working with us.
deliver a baby boy to lr--L3 I''
Mrs. Merle G. Geoffrion, her You can tell by the smiling Illspecling
daughter and sjn-in-law faces of Mr. Arnold and Lt. Gabriel P SUPPiYrl EXAMS ANNOUNCED
>>. Gladys Lane's many old friendsin that our division is really putting TheInspectors
Two examinations for
out some good work. Seemswe proba-
the Gyro Shop will regret to =
'. learn that she has been compelledto just can't be beat when it comes SALLIES tional appointments to the positions '
take leave for a major oper- to meeting those schedules.We of Bombsight :Mechanicand
hear that Chief Carpenterwent Aviation Metalsmith were
ation at St. Luke's Hospital. We
announced the Board of U. S. By
to Pensacola again last week by
all wish a speedy ,
Gladys. you ; end. The attraction there are his Civil Service Examiners this Helen M. Styron, chief clerk,
week, absent from her desk last
wife and little daughter.A was
One of our oldest employees, F.
By Persons Interested In week because of doctor's orders.
certain in 1200 is really filing
W. Davidson (Pop to you), of the person
, Gyro Shop, Just returned from a sweating out the cut in the Navy's Receipt Control has sustained a for these examinations must We sincerely welcome ;you back
down-state trip. lie confirmed reports allotment in the national budget. big loss in the resignation of Lillian have their applications on file and hope you are feeling much
o of the great loss of citrus He is wondering if the Navy can Harper, supervisor of Purchased with the Recorder, Board of U. better, Mrs. Styron.L. .
fruits and vegetables as a afford another P & E rating after Material Section. She came S. Civil Service Examiners for E. Jordan, inspector in Assembly -
'" result of the spring prolonged cold wave the cut. to the Department in :March, 1942, the U. S. Naval Air Station, Group, has been confinedto
Ruth Jones was away for a few Our supervisors are really becoming arid her place will be hard to fill Jacksonville, not later than 24 his home for quite some time
days to visit her son, Henry L. NCPI experts after many She is leaving on March 14th and April 1947. because of illness We do miss you,
, t Smith, EM3c. He has just returned hours of reading and re-reading, plans to devote her time to her Further Information and necessary Louie; no one to nag at, you know.R. .
from two years sea duty in the We still think we need a lawyerto home and to her young son, Bun forms may be obtained B. Beaudreau, ACMM, has
Pacific and was a witness to the interpret it.Personnt'l. ky. We surely will miss her a lot, from the Board In Bldg. 450. been transferred to the Physical
Bikini atomic bomb test. I Administration, and but as she feels that it is- for the Training Department where he
'I best, we wish her good luck in all will assist in coaching baseball.
' It was wedding bells for one of Vocational Training-by Dot Dick Charleston Naval
our newer employees in the Gyro son-Mrs. Geleneau has the cutest her undertakings.Our Good luck to you, chief, and we
t Shop, Jack Russell. Jack and :Mrs. little poems. Anyone interested condolences go to Geneva hope you will like your new assignment -
., Russell, the former Miss Dorothy, please contact her or Lt. Comdr Chester (Receipt Control) and Ma- Shipyard Seeks
F. of Jacksonville Hawkins just zie Allen (Stock Control) on account W. McLemore AEMM3
Kenworthy slipped Ziegler. Johnnye J. > ,
away to St. Augustine for their loves long.caniage typewriters. of the death of their broth Master MechanicThe checked out of the departmentlast
, t honeymoon following the ceremony Seems as though Johnnye will either er-in-law in Manila. He was recently week to become a civilian
here on February 1, have to get some more musclesor injured In a jeep accident. Board of U. S. Civil Service again. Mac says; he is going backto
Electric Shop-by Dot WilliamsWe get someone to help her push His death is rendered sadder as Examiners at the Charleston Na- the farm '"cause these shoes are
want to extend to our sick the carriage. it was just one day before his wed val Shipyard has announced an killing me."

absentees, O. M. Dean, G. L. Anyone looking for Mrs. Hutch- ding anniversary. examination for Master Mechanic, Highlight of the week was the
_. Bond, F. Grouchnour, and Iva ison after 1545 call or go to Amigo Fancy Florence King's astonish Transportation, it was stated in an Inspection Party Thursday, March
@ Barr, our best wishes for a speedy Mays. Lorraine Lowry McLaughlin ment and joy one day last week Industrial Relations Department 6, at Timber Inn. Approximatelyone
recovery. Hurry and get well, folks. left this last Friday to becomea when all of a sudden she lookedup ,I Memo issued here last week. hundred people attended, and
J You're needed to keep our mor- housewife. Lots of luck, Lorraine from her work and beheld her It was pointed out that applications from all reports It was a bang-
ale and efficiency in top form. and give us a ring sometime husband standing beside her desk! will only be accepted from up affair. Three of the Inspec
Welcome back, Brooker, you're Tommy can give us the wordon She thought he was on his ship in employees of naval field establish- tion officers were there with their
looking fine. how you are doing with the the waters around Cuba, but he ments located in the Fifth U. S'I.. wives, Comdr. Cottingham, Lt.
r Here's a hearty welcome to theO cooking. had unexpectedly had an opportunity Civil Service Region who have Powell, and Lt. (jg) McAlister.
, ;. many new servicemen who have Welcome aboard, Mr.'Rosenquist.Mr to fly to Jacksonville. competitive classified status. The Those of us who did not attend
joined us. We hope you'll be with Rosenquist used to be at the BOWLING NEWS: Bowling is Fifth Civil Service Region includes really missed a swell time, even
r us a long time.Propeller separation center with some of the back in the news again. The Supply Alabama, Florida, Georgia, SOUTH tho' there were numerous "heads"the
Shop-by Emilie Er- other clerks in the time section, Department' has two full Carolina, Tennessee' Puerto Rico, next morning. Chief Herbie
. l'kllOn-\Ve! have a new employee; so he feels right at home. Mal But teams now, Control Group (composed and the Virgin Islands. Abrams and his companion were
who was formerly with the United ler is back after being out a few of Aubrey Wilson, Carl Rel- Employees who are interested quite expert on the dance floor
Air Lines in Lakeland, Florida. We days Miss Brooks really looks ter, Tom Forrest, Kenneth Wll- must file Application Form 57 with However, Herbie wasn't feeling too
are glad to have you with us, good with her new hairdo. Mrs. klns, Jack Wilson, and Lt. Louis the Director, Fifth U. S. Civil well the day after. Chief Pavuk
John Joiner. Gaulden is the new assistant to Reilly) and Engine Parts (com. Service Region, Atlanta 3, Georgia and his wife really added to the
,T Just wonder why the fellow who :Miss Brooks Good luck, Vera. posed of Henry Behrens, Irvin not later than the close of life of the party, but there was a
is sporting the new Ford didn't Lt. (jg) Johnson has been trans- Tate, Charles Hawkins, Frank Rei- business on 18 March 1947. Appli- slight confusion as to who was to
, buy a Studebaker? He could see ferred to Washington, D. C. Chief ter, and Paschal Jones). Control cants will be given both an oral drive home. Bill Kirk says he hada
where he was going backwards as :Marek has gone to the hospital Group's team won three games and a written examination.I I most enjoyable time (if he re-
well as forward! for an operation. Wish you lots of from Public Works Supervisorsand The necessary forms and full I members correctly) and he isn't a
We certainly have a proud luck. We're going to miss seeingall tied for top place with Public particulars concerning this exam bit sorry that he lost his tie and
"papa" in our midst. Murray is all the chiefs and enlisted men Works Carpenters. Bill Roundtree ination may be obtained from the couldn't find it.
smiles as he talks about brand in Security because they have mov- (Storage) is one of the famed Board of U. S. Civil Service Exam Inspector L. L. Kirkwood and
new baby daughter, Sharon Ann. ed into a new office. We want to "Rollin' Roundtrees" (Father and iners, Building 45(). his lovely wife were among those
Congratulations! welcome E. Clark, guard, who has three sons), and is making his efforts present. E. J. Burke was there with
So glad Bessie is on the job just transferred from Bainbridge, felt. They play every Friday 'motor trip to Daytona; Beach and his wife, and Ed says he really hada
again, as we sure did miss her :Maryland. night at 8 o'clock at the Miami. time. He admits that he did his
while she was sick with the "flu." Chief Hamner has returned to Springfield Bowling Center at Betty Sted has kept certain of share of mooching at other tables.
Pumps and Valves-by Amelia the ole grind after driving to Kalamazoo Eighth and Main Streets. They her friends in Stock Control in a Charlie Saxton didn't attend, but
Hall-We wish to welcome Chief Michigan. He visited would appreciate the moral sup- dither over finding an apartment. he was seen in one of the night
\.. Barker and hope that he will en- some friends while there and Indulged port of all the Supply Department.Let's She would come in one morning spots with his dog, "Queenie".
; Joy working with us. in a few Yankee spirits, go out and give them a hand. bubbling over with joy. She'd "Queenie" politely sits up and begs
i Bob, when did you get big 'tis told. Millie Shaffer recently took a found one! Next day she had sunkto for peanuts and then, of all things,

;i enough We are to smoke that cigars we?have lost Engine O\'erhaul-by Carl "'. the depths of despair. Alas, the quenches her thirst with beer.
r j.:. two of our sorry trainees, Bob Thompson I Player-In the interval betweenlife onds of his life ebbing away, :Hickey owner had decided not to rent! As George Mayne's wife held the
. death there is a twilight with the doors and for some time when she
; and Charlotte Maddox, but and struggled one friend expressed it, "Now she's spotlignt
I' ). our loss is a gain for the Landing known only to those who have windows of his car, seeking release up; now she's down!" All Is peace entertained the guests with an exhibition -
I Gear shop to which they were dealt in it. It has its own unearthly from his rendezvous with death. and "quiet on the Western Front" of the Hula, Hula. Boy,
transferred. logic, its own unearthly light, its Today, everyone knows the rest now. Betty has actually secured an can that gal dance! George doesn't
Little Willie Collins says he stay- own unearthly timeliness. It has of the story. We all know that apartment, believe it or not! I do so badly himself. W. B Stevens
ed home last Wednesday night, but been seen in flashes by men who Mickey's valiant efforts were re The following have reported to (Big Steve) reports that Arthur
I he has us wondering. He came to are drowning, lingeringly by those warded. We know how he finally Supply, and we welcome them: Murray can't teach him a thing
a work the next day with shoes that under anaesthetics, swiftly, and usually worked his body through a win Robert W. Griffith, Inventory; now; he knows all the steps. All in
didn't match. only once, by airmen who dow and plummtted to the sur Chester J Sura, Traffic; Elder S. all, folks, 'twas a big night for the
Forrester is always having have blacked out in planes downed face-into a world of fresh air. Brantley, and Clarence E. Shat boys and gals.
Q trouble with his cigars. Wonder in battle. Those who return Throughout these days since tier, Jr., Issue; Maxine S. Parks] As everyone knows, Sara was
, who fixes them for him ? I from this half light which pales Mickey's experience, he has grin- and Marilyn Y. Cook, Administrative there, anti that photographer kept
Assembly Dh'lslon-by Mom- into eternity are frequently fortunate ned good-naturedly at the many ; John D. McMillan, Jr., and her covered with flash bulbs. 'Tisa
' Well folks, we go to press once beyond the limitations of de remarks and comments sent his James C. Rowan, Accouhting; and well-known fact that she is one
more and it seems that old man scription.A way by myriad friends and ad- Robert H Rhoton and George Les- of the FEW teetotalers in. the de
Flu has just about got controlof fortnight ago, in the darkest mirers who have laughed and discoursed ser, Storage. partment.
the Assembly Division. We hope hours of night, one of Engine Over at length concerning his It is reported that Aubrey Wilson
, ,,.. it won't be too long before good haul's all-time "greats" lived fora "deep tea diving ability" and (Material) is fond of red plaid of our colored maids in their recent -
- ole summer is here to stay and few shadowy moments in this i "fountain pen which writes under shirts, and is watching the market bereavement. Martha lost her
we can say "no more flu" R. C. unknown land. Trapped in his car water," but in moments of seriousness until he can procure one. brother in Jacksonville and Daisyher
Williams is out sick and would, on the bottom of the St Johns everyone realizes that there, Margaret Abbott/ Shipping) has nephew in Charlotte, N. C.
no doubt, be very happy to see River, Mickey Reese matched his at the bottom of the river with icy recently resigned to Join her husband While Daisy was in Charlotte for
some of you. wits against the forces of fate waters swirling around him, Mick- who is with the Navy stationed the funeral, they had the added
We are happy to welcome into which had sent his car plunging ey's life hung in the balance for at :Patuxent River, Maryland. misfortune of having their eight..,
our division Lt. A, C. Cant, USN, into the murky depths a moment just a moment and fate tipped Margaret will live in Washington. room house burn; and most every
who comes to us from Admiral before. There, with the last eec- the scales in his favor. We extend our sympathy to two thing, including clothes wa lost.


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Captain Howard, V Hopkins' USN

Commander Robert P. Beeb, USN
Executive 17 June 1916, NA.G.R. be- Our school will soon feel the loss of seven veteran in..

Lt. Commander J. W. WillUmn. USN came a part of NATechTraCen, structors, all 3rd class hydraulic specialists. It seems a
and while this is not Located -
Public Information Offict-r activity TAF is in that rt\ting-when the
though over complemented
AJvittor to Ja* Air New.Edltort.bOffice. at this Base but at Yellow.
Water, we take a keen Interest In Bureau& calls for ya-ya' gotta go.
AJmlnUlratlon, for NAT1C Buildiiu Section 61101't'I.Room. Ext.131 20S.and US what is going on there. Congratulation, are in order for P. J. Alford of the

The Fire Department Is seldom I AMM: Rate Shop. His anticipated transfer forced his wed.
Editor mentioned or spoken of; we seem =
Arthur T. KouUomkolU, Slo ding date set up to 8th of March-
to take it for granted, but when just a couple of months ahead of ysis, and tensile strength. Can apply
New wnUT you stop to think of what it really schedule. spark test to determine carbon
Robert J. Wvhlinc, SU means and the duties it performs, it The intramural basketball sea- content of the steel. In sheetmetal
deserves not only mention in our work can do bending, forming, riveting
All Photograph are official U. S. Navy Photographs made bf NAS son came to a close last week, and
Photo Lab and Av. r'und School Photo Lab unless otherwise creiJit! consideration and praise. finished in 5th place. Regardlessof Camel's back-rubber factory, and
The Fire Department must be their standing in the league, we do tire re-capping. Can do anneal
"on its toes" every minute of the of TAF know the team was in ing, heat treating of all kinds of
day and night; it never goes to there fighting to win every game. metals. Knows plastics- with skill
deep; calls are many ranging from Our appreciation is extended to in repair and manufacture of
grass and forest fires, homes burnIng ho coach, Chief Bacioalupo, and parts.
accidents and tragic plane I his players: Leonard, Husk, Carl- Aviation Machinists Mate:
crashes. Their equipment must! ben son, Layton, Westerland, Chad- Navy Experience:
I tip-tdp shape at all times; nothing wick, Phillips, Devaney, Price, and Blueprints (simple detail and assembly
must go amiss, for when an "Pappy" Lyle, for the One sportsmanship ), with free hand sketching,
alarm comes in. everyone stands shown during the season.If practical arithmetic and basic ord.
i WHRT TO DO! WHERE TO GO! redy to get off without a moment's there's enough available players nance and hand tools-their
hesitation, for one moment lost TAF hopes to enter a team in and care. USD
1r may mean the life of a human. the intramural play-offs startingnext Airplanes-with minor repairs to
MOVIE SCHEDULE The men who man the Fire Depart- week. fabric, the removal and installation -
ment are brave men; they work in Bowling. The TAF bowling team, of instruments and hydraulicunits.
NATTC co-ordination with each other; they headed by Marquart, Bouchard .
).\CALENDAR GIRL starring Jane Frazee and William must be alert and speedy and dar- and chon>ch, is in there rolling Brake inspection and adjust
Marshall.( Shows at 1815 and 2015.; ing. hard for first place. If those pitching ment. Controls and structural
Information comes from our arms hold out they have good units.
Lionel 1 tidiijmore and Robert Walker. Shows at 1730 and 2015. Safety Engineer, Mr. F. E. Selby, possibilities of nosing TOB out of Engines:
S IM: >AV. -THE FABULOUS DORSEYS, with Tommy and Jim- that since N.A.G.R. became a partof irst place in the near future.To (la) Embalm and disembalm. (b)
mie Uoisey and Janet Blair Shows at 1100. 1815 and 2015. the activity, many calls each continue our lour of the rate Removal and installation. (c)
MOMY AND TL'fcSO.\V-MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE, featuring week have come to the Fire De- I shops of Av. Fund School we have Magnetos, to synchronize them to
r Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. Shows at 1815 and 2015. partment, and to them an alarmis today a brief synopsis of the AMM engines (d) Spark plugs and har
\vMJXEMJAY-THE THIRTEENTH HOUR, with Richard Dix a fire call which must be responded -I Shop and the AM Shop. nesses' t e') Lubrication, fuel and
and Kaien Morley. Shows at 1815 and 2015. to immediately. Fire drills I ,Aviation Metalsmith: trouble shooting.
1IIi'lM' >AY-TRAIL STREET, with Randolph Scott and Ann are held twice weekly, and the men Navy Experience: Squadron training practical

Jeffries. of this Fire Department have Drawing, blue-print reading, application of previous training.
shown splendid work during all mathematics and basic metalwork. Civilian Use.Knowledge :
Yellow WaterIIIUKMJAV this time. Worthy of note is the Learns repair and replacement. will be. useful in hydraulics
fact that during all this period, not t a') sheet metal parts; (b) fittings as used in nulls rotary
-NO SHOW. one man was injured, nor was and brackets; (e) spars, ribs and stages automobiles and aero
l.iilJAY AND S.-\Tl1IU\.Y-I'LL' BE YOURS starring Deanna here any damage or loss to the bulkheads; (d) fuel-line repair. planes, valves, selectors, accumulators
Durbiu acid Tom Diake. fIre equipment.The Learns installation and repairing filters, regulators, actuating
U.\Y-CALENDAR GIRL, with Jane Frazee and William
Officer-in-charge Comdr. transparent plastic enclosures. cylinders pump
Mareha.i. Jules F. Schumacher; Fire Mar- Learns welding in carbon steel, in Check valves and restrictora. In
F.irAY AND SATURDAY-BEGINNING OR THE END, with shal is Lt. L. R. Miller; Fire-Chief, stainless steel and aluminum. Ithe construction and maintenanceof
Ltoneti anymore: and Robert Walker. I Ihm'U.SU..YTHE S. L. Ashton, CBM., and Section Learns repairs to tabric-covt'red propellers.In .
\ :' FABULOUS: DORSEYS, starring Tommy : Leaders are J. S. Gaal, Cox, andR. urraces. I aircraft electricity, wire diagrams
and J.uiime Dorsey and Janet Blair G. Sic. Other and schematics.Will .
II Payne men con- Inspection care, and removal of ,
'J'Hl'I'lSIAY-NO SHOW.THINGS nected with this Fire Departmentand self-sealing fuel cells. Removaland know carburetors injection .

who also deserve mention are: care ot controls. Learns squadron type jets, the Hood type, the
TO DO-ABOARD M. D. Turbyfill, Sic, Driver; W. operation. Installation ot hydraulic float type and all the accessories.
G. Stephens, Sic, Driver; C. A. units Brake inspection and .. .
FLKKT'S; ; INN-Beer sold nightly 1730-2130, Titino; Sic, Driver; J. H. Payne, adjustment.

Bidg .)11. Sandwiches and snacks available.B11ir1.INGSix Sic Driver; H. E. Stewart Sic Civilian Use: neui 6'oohi
Nozzleman; R. C. Halrpap, Sic Welding useable in civilian '
jfu Nozzleman B. L. Miles Hose-
; Sic. trades- !silver soldering, brazing-
::: alleys in Ship's( Service avail. man; W. Shaw, S2c Hos man; R. spot welding, welding carbon steel, NAITC I Library v
J. Harrill, Sic, Plugman; C. R. stainless steel and aluminum. Hand In STRANGER THAN TRUTHthe
abl ..o all personnel Monday through Saturday, Tharp, Sic, Plugman; P. S. Tal- tool work, stress and strain anal editor of real-crime
arico, S2c; Nozzleman; J. M. Ras- a magazine
17002130. League games have priority. mussen Sic Nozzleman; S. S. annoyed when his superiors
refuse to let him publish an account -
: ;
; Lounge of a recent unsolved crime,
SWIMMING-All Outdoor Pools Closed) ; I finds that the clues lead to a high-
I NATTC ly unsavory situation in his own
I Pool Bldg. 614, Recreational Swimming. ; ; office By Vera Caspary, the au.
a Service thor of LAURA and BEDELIA.
through Friday, 1800 to 2045. Saturday 0900: to I THE ROOSEVELT I KNEW is

Sunday 1300 to 2015. in the con- ; a penetrating yet generalized pore
S RV-I trait of FDR< by Frances Perkins.
of the Depend The book reflects the 'personality
NATTO LIBRARY Located ia Auditorium. : service depend-I ot the first woman cabinet memberand

Open Monday, Tuesday, huraiay and Friday 1300 to to use the contains the inside story of
Jt any other serv- the U. S. Labor Department
210*). Wednesday, 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sun- In SAIGON SINGER Van Wyck

day, 1230 to 2100.t' convenience of Mason turn out a slam-bang storyof
Merchan- international intrigue completewith
effective 17 brawls and boudiors, guns,

ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear 1100 to 2000'1 poison, grand opera and oriental
your trimming. Another Major North
Physical Training Department, Bldg. 513. alley or bas- I yarn.
Frank Slaughter has written a
TISNNIS-Racquets and balls available at Saturday I romantic historical novel of the

Training Bldg 513. will be from Civil War called IN A DARK
I fountain area. I i GARDEN. About a Confederatefield
"hard who uses his knowledge -
to get I surgeon
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE ; in limited quan- of medicine. and surgery on /""\
JACKSONVILLE UKACIIES-Buses leave at frequent I ; ':! and phone the wounded of both the North | 1
from new ous station at Clay: and Ada.ms8d.1 e as Navy). Surf: I ; list: for de- and South, but who isn't so smart *
Ing ana other recreation at one ot worlds: finest ocean beached., about wt>men.
fare Joe.CiV.NOLINU. price .. .
", FISHING, ANU HOAXING: Cedar River on taken on jew- The use of farm ponds to supply j
Juan ..>eiiue. i she: LaKe nun! ttua. three blocks from last stop i textiles and stock water has become a common
f San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$100 per hour; I'I'j some good practice in areas where wells are
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I.4IATTC TOTALS 203 POINTS FOR i MAD Takes IntraMuralCrown- !

BOTH GAMES AGAINST GEORGIA TEAM!'I With. 10 Wins. 1 Loss For SeasonThe .tI

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Accumulating the higheers ;st single game total this season the NATTCenter Air Raid- I 1iarlnevi i n7 Deta,,chment Basketball team is the

literally swamped the N VS St. Simons quintet in their first encounter last Friday at new king of the Ship's Co. Inti ramural Basketball League by

I the losers' home court in Ge<)rgia. When the final count was computed the score read I II virtue of Disbursing's 28 to 2!4 victory over TEA, who was

NATTCenter 113, NAS St. S:imons 90 a total of 203 points for a single game and a con- I I tied in first place with the Mar ines. The Marines finished the

ference high for a two team single game total. The second encounter proved to be a sim- I season with a remarkable 10 games won and only one lost.

liar event with the Raiders tally- ,I Led by the all-around playing (if.
Ing a total of 90 points against 55: Coach-Captain Pat Connelly the

points for the losers. Mariners were on top of the

The NATTCenter Air Raiders League from the very first, and .&.,

judging the St. Simons team by ran up a high string of victories

their previous records ((9 losses no before TCT sprung the season'sbig

wins), underestimated the Georgia upset in defeating them three
quintet in their first game and i n, a f'e weeks ago. Besides that disastrous

were taken by surprise as a new contest, which the Marines lost by

St. Simons squad played a mag : t 'h1fr only a few points, only on two
rrificent ball game to take the lead other occasions were they in serious -

3 or 4 times in the first stanza hot water. Those two times
At half time the score showed aSo e <} + aA' ,'ante against TEA, whom they finally
point lead for the Air Raiders .l 1.. won from 39 to 38 in a very

lose game, and Disbursing's
1 scrappy outfit; which they finally
The second half was ennrHv:
son four after the Dis-
by points,
different when a determined Raider
squad took to the hardwooc : our mg squad had a 9 point lead
on them late' in the second half.
and racked up an unbelievable
Disbursing' finished two
score to finish on the long end o> games
back of the
a 113-90 tally. Champions, followingiosely
on the heels of TCT and
Al Henmngsen, star center tut .R r TEA who were in a second placetie
the Air Raiders was held down t<

only 21 points, but "Kipp>' heir 5- S 1M
The Marines
the player who has improved the now own
points toward their conquest of
most since the season began easily
'he Captain's trophy, which willbe
scored 30 points to lead the N A TT-
awarded in the near future to
Center bucket parade. .
the Ship's Co. team with the highest -
,Hahn, the dark horse from St -.. number of points for Intra
Simons was the outstanding player i mural play. .
for the evening, scoring a total IIEKE IS, in part the team that will represent NATTC' at the All-Navy} Tournament in Chicago -
of 38 points for the Georgia bojs starting the 26th of March Holders of an Impressive season record the Air Raiders have high I In the only other game besidesthe

The Air Raiders, dtermmed to hopes ot advancing in the tourney. Pictured left to right are. Lt Comdr Kmtkelbine Coach:
finish their second game with St. Kuehl Hennmgsen Kerr, Johnson, Cudd, Clark, and Captain H. V. Hopkins. Commanding Of- rung up a 64 to 41 win over TAF,

Simons with just as high a count, ficer of NATTC Bottom Row (kneeling) Paivek, SpureK ({with Commandants Trophy) ; Stillman Mc- I' a necessary one since they had

took to the floor with a fast pass Nay (with 7th Naval District Trophy I ; and Man coso TEA.A to win. to stay in second place with
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ing set-up play to take the first
score and to break a well rehearsed ypAR Basketball Tournament will

NAS St. Simon's defense. I ROM I : get under way starting next Monday -
From then on it was bucket after WATER afternoon It will be a Sudden

the bucket as the Raiders, highflying Death Tourney: and anyone can
as usual romped over the SHORT SHOTS {e : enter a team, though the four top
; teams entered will draw for plates.
Georgia team to end St. Simons' o
conference: record with another nA.e II No team is allowed more than 10 .
Joss K-55. men. Games will be played on
I from the Ordnance
Biggest news
Al Henningsen again came Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday
I "A" School this week is that at 1845, 1950 and 2100 until all the
through to top the high scoring High man of Class E-20 is
fiat with a 24 point count. Hahn, i Doerrler and Harden are prospective Yes RICHARD K. JOHNSON of Wat- games are finished.As .

the St. Simons' star was held Annapolis appointees. Doerr everyone seems to be keep- sonville, Calif., with an average of a result of their being cham-
their clean
down to only 11 points by the locals ler has received a Congressional ing still that noses but we can 85: ,3%>. pions of the NATTC Intramural
see things are happening -
as all of the Raiders' team Basketball League, the Marineswill
and Harden has been around here Johnson, a graduate of Salinas
giving us some-
took to the hardwood in turn to Union High School had no pre- play the Flag Unit, Mainside
to talk about. Guess
tire the Georgia quintet, and to recommended lor an appointment. thing the Hudson that you'veseen vious electrical training before entering Intramural Champions, to determine -

rack up a 00 point finish. Frazee's boys, Chase Meyeia. to new Officer is ex- the AEM School. In fact, the champion of the whole

The Air Raiders in their two Felles, and Conradi came through ( back pected and get forth our each Training No his home is on a dairy ranch and Air Station. The first game will

tilts against St. Simons accumulated Monday night to win two and tie seems to know whether day.it will one or I he plans attend Cal Tech and be be played Thursday in the NATTC
an unbelievable total in the TEATObowl- Auditorium at 1630 and the M'4J-
score one game it won't but for definite an Agriculture teacher when his
of 203 points giving them an average ing contest. The tie game was the Range Maint. crew is stand- tour of duty in the Navy is over. ond will be held at Mainside Audi
of 101'/i points for the two I played off in an extra frame which torium also at 1630. If a third
Gee! Red "I believe the which the
ing by. wheels too. way in
games. the Electricians won by three pins. game is necessary, it will be played -
The Raiders finish their loop The Ordnancemen bowled their Just want to let you know that course is taught Richard told I later next week, the details t8
we have at least two sailors me, in answer to my question, as
play this coming week end at high game of this season with an be announced later.
to how he was able to grasp the
aboard. An article in the
Banana River when they face the appearing

:NAS Banana River squad for the 875.The TEB team had a little better Ocala Sunday paper mentionedtwo I high AEM man course of his well class.enough to be Generator Phase who is takingtwo

third time this season. NATTC has luck and managed to edge by sailors picking up two stranded weeks .off for a trip to New

defeated the River boys twice this TOA bowlers by a one pin mar- youths from a stricken boat in "The mock-ups and visual aids, York to see her mother off to
mason, once in a conference game gin in the first game, and eleven which they had been fishing Satur- especially the mock-ups helpedme England, but hope that she has an
held here and again in the Key in the second game. TOA day. Our heroes were none other to understand the basic principles enjoyable leave.
West pins than Raymond G. Payne, Sic and and how the equipment
7th Naval District semi-a 'won the third and final game of I Still thinking about a party -
.naJS. Robert J. Harrill, Sic, of the Yel- works, he added.
record far else is
the contest. TOA's so hope everybody too.
BOX snlHES low Water Fire Department. Personally Well Johnson we appreciatethem
is 13 games won and 11 lost. Basketball will be in the news
JfATTC AIR KAIUfc-HJj I think deserve
they a kind words and I think
Herr)1.- r...'. J'w I't Pta. TOA is getting prepaid for the "Well Done" for such an outstand- keen interest and alertness your In with the beginning of the tournament -
J2 80 Basketball Tournamentthat next week. Let's out and
NATTC in go
Johneoa gat. Payne and Harrill
V 6 a 10 were class was another reason.
}I.nnineun JJ: a I 21 will be held soon. This tour- also out on Orange Lake fishing back up the boys.
Clark G I 0 10 will give the winner pointsfor I Class E-20 ha* another man in
when the weather got rough The Jenkins of Basic Phase is now
(4.kllnytoa' G 4 the class I think
Z 10 worthy of
Pan..k ll; 8 1 7 the Captain's Trophy and possibly boat carrying three youths was an AEM3c and is happy about the
He is CUTCHINS D. F. who
NeNay G a Z 111 a chance to play NAS, intra- caught in the trough of a wave whole thing. Freeland is headed for
Wlleox in spite of bad luck at the begin-
b I 1 7Taal
mural champions. and was overturned. One of the Miami and a big leave.

.....,..,....... ;; ii ill Gilpin and Monroe guards on lads drowned but the other two I. ning course of school even il stayed it did to take finish five the Comdr. Sauter telLs me the inspecting .

ST. SIMONS the hoop squad, have graduatedand were brought to safety by Payne months! officers from the Command -

.8. r., F. Ft 1'1.. will be missed by their team- and Harrill. Due to their quick Smooth sailing to Class E-20 and reported that the School is

).' JC INI mates during the tournament.This thinking and know how two of the to Johnson good luck in tour doing fine A "well done" goes out
\aubinekl your
) 7 2 11
three lads saved from
Martin t' 3 2 II week's graduating class is were pos of duty at Alameda.We to all hands.

rlKhL (; I 4 14BIbrer 21. Members are, Doherty, Comini sible tragedy. will miss Miss Jennie of the It's so long until next week.
G 1 S 2 Gibson Medwick, Prothe, Ahl- 33
Clark G 1 1 >a> '
}err G I a I quist, Larson, and Monroe. As us- LT. PELLEY'S TALK ON .
ual we wish these boys the bestas I League Standings 1
Total................ ais boNATrC they go to different units of the BRAZIL HIGHLIGHTS

........ r..'. 1'. 1. Pt.' Doerrler and Forrey have been YWCA MEETINGLt. SlUP'S co. BASKETBALL Team Won Lost Pet.
Xerr' ) 6 1 J 1Cu. LEAGUE
.... F Z 1 i1uehi recently taken into Ship's Company Training 9 3 .750
}' 1 0 2John.oq Mercier has been confined to E. H. Pelley, USN spoke Team Won Lost Pet. Dental 8. .666
)' I 1 10 sick with Cat Fever, and Wa- Tuesday evening at a banquet given Civilian 1 6 i ..500Administration
Clark T 1 1 aIlenol..w. bay by the YWCA Business and MAD 10 1 .009
ble has been shipped to Bethesda 5 7 .417
lJ 11 Z 24U4Joldinartoa Professional Girls of Jacksonvillewho TEA 9 2 .818
G 2 S 4 Maryland, for medical treatment. TEA S T .417
TCT 9 2 .818
till II .., World Wide
m. H CI 1 1w.Il. were celebrating
..... G. J 2M.Ny Frazee has been appointed new Fellowship. Disbursing I 3 ,727TOA Civilian 2 3 8 .273
G I I JO boss to replace Dalton who 7. .636 -
Panek G I 0 4 Speaking on "Impressions of Team Won Loet Pet.
has been transferred to Yellow TAF 5 45 t.55
Iipnrek G 1 I 5Taal Brazil," Lt. Pelley told of the im- NPFS Ottumwa 12 0 1.000
Water. Luther will depart Mon- TIM b 6 .455
....,........... a12 w day on a leave. Felles will take pressive natural resources of that T AS' 4 7 .363 NATTC Jax 11 1 .917
I South American country resources NAS Jax 9 2 .81*
HAS 81'. SIMONS over with Hill as barracks MAA TOB 4 7 .363
that are needed economic- NAS Banana River 7 3 .700
I.hn. p I I 11 until Luther's return. Medical 3 S .273
tiatubinalll F 1 / 11 'I ally and industrially by the Unit- Material 2 9 .182 NATB Cor. Chr 7 6 .583
N.r\i. C I J 12 ed States. NAS Whit. Field 45 5 .545
G 4 school wants to wishO'Neal's TAI ti 11 ,000SHIP'S
2 )0 The entire
G I I a Brazil and its strategical importance NATTC Ward I si. 5 5 .600
.llbr. G 1 a girl Dotty, a speedy recovery ,to our own country; the '"Na- NATB Pensacola 6 .454

Total .......... ..... -22 -11 58 will be from his happy her cold self, again.so O'Neal tal") or new Brazil and its.dramatic CO. BOWLING LEAGUE NATTC Memphis 4 7 .333
bid industrially were also NAS Glenview 2 8 .200
Team Won Lost Pct. NAS St. Simons 0 11 .000
into !
New York City receives its elec- ------- brought light.Lt.
tric power from 38,000 miles of Pelley concluded his talk by TOB 15 3 .8 7TF NAS Dallas 0 13 .000
underground transmission lines I THE RED CROSS telling of the friendliness of the H 7 .667 Conference scores:

representing more than 220,000,000 people and their eagerness to become TEB 12 t .571 NATTC Jax 113; NAS St. Simons

pounds of copper. MUST CARRY ON!! a part of the new progressiveage. MAD 11 9 .571 00.NATI'C.

TEA (1) 10 .:>24 Jax, 1)0) ; NAS St. SImons

A person may be infected by Have YouContributed i TOA 11 10 .rt2t 55.NAS .

poison ivy just from the smoke of Recommended} as an added tool Disbursing 8 13 .381 Jax, 61i; NATB Corpus

the burning plant, or from, cloth- ? for the we wing basket is a email TEA 8 13 .381 Christi 42.
the (3) G J2 .286 NPFS Ottumwa 77 NATB Co,..
'Ing,worn a year after contact with magnet to simplify picking up ( ;
the Vine. of pins and needles. Personnel 5 16 ,132 pus Christi, 72.

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iI I"WRESTC: [ ) WENS AT ::: "'rD1.J1..u. Jax Golfers I SCORES NEW TENPIN RECORD I.

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.( ville links masters who com

I Jw ,/ ''- peted in the All-Seventh Na-

\ i" val District Golf Tourney at
t Pensacola] last week were cho-

r.' sen for the team which will

represent the command in the

.I all-service national tourney: at

I I Augusta, Ga., 26-29 March k-
t J McDonald, Jack Coulter andC. : *9
J. Livingstone made the select s t
team after three days of play .
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.iI u"' ._.., Coulter
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TWO OF THE :MAT mastadons who piled up eight of a ten point tourney, turning in a score of 70
total to give NAS a fourth in the Naval Air Training: Athletics Con- two under par, and 74. He will)
ference wrestling championships at Pensacola last week were M. captain the Navy team at Au-
Kleinman 136 pounder (left) and R. L. Kolberdan. Kleinman was the gusta. q ",
only NAS atlas to grab off a first place while Kloberdan took a sec- The winner of the service tourn- !' b Q
ond in the 145 pound class. ament will automatically be invited -
a ______ -----. to play in the Masters Tour-
ney scheduled at the Forest Hills

Jax Fliers Chalk Up 13th Win Country April. Club in Augusta early in r 4A r

The Masters is one of the country's "

E Of Season Over Corpus Comets and only outstanding the top-ranking golfing events teams .........- -

: and amateurs in the nation are CHIEF A. F. WRIGHT of Physical Training and Welfare set a
By Bill Kehl, S2c asked to compete.In new record at the Mainside Bowling Alleys Wednesday when he
';, Win No. 18 was recorded by the NAS Jax Fliers last the local tourney picture, the rolled the ball down the waxboards to the tune of a 279 score. And
Wednesday as they soundly spanked the Corpus Christi! delayed first flight championshipin no sooner had he received the congratulations ot all keglers on the
station than he took to the alleys again on Thursday and rolled out
Comet outfit 62-42 the loser's hardwood. This win the CPO matches was finally
: cage off last week another 279 to tie his own record.
played and when
t their fifth in a row, was the Fliers' ninth conference: victory play was over, Chief Nelen had

against two losses.A walked away with the trophy.
r. brilliant passing attack, tied Nelen, In his best game of the Sixty Survive Initial SlashOf
In with some tight defensive work, I competition, pinned a brilliant four
helped the Fliers on as they held ; Flag Unit Cops and three defeat on Chief Jack-

\ the usually high scoring Comets to son.In Baseball Squad AspirantsBy
three lone field goals in the first I NAS Intra-Mural view of the outstanding sue
half. The local cagers held a 24-11 cess of the CPO affair, an officer's
lead at the intermission. i Basketball tourney is now being planned sim- Doug Crocket. S2c

Then the charges of Coach Ray Crown ilar to the one played by the chief's In spite of the recent cold spell, Bob Boudreau and Jack

Pflum turned on its fire depart- I Flag Unit, the team with fighting club.All officers to Seidwitz, assistant coaches of the 1917 edition of the NAS
wishing qualify
ment brand of ball in its truest I spirit and indomitable courage must turn in three cards between Flier baseball nine, have seen enough of their charges to

sense tator,had and a even tough the time calmest keeping spec up I finally reached the place of honorit 20-30 March. Actual competitionwill drop almost half the bulky squad which has been practicing

had been start on 1 April. Mason Field for the two weeks.
with these fast-break specialistsas fighting for all winter 01. past
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they raced from one end of the when it beat the hospital basket- I ---- Boudreau and Seidwitz were

court ets. to the other to pour in buck- ball five in the intra-mural bas- ATI) No 6 Defeats A&R NAS Boxers PrepareFor greeted with 100 hopefuls at the

ketball championship game, 37-18 outset of the season, but have
Buck Buntin started a scoring To Take
rampage of his own in the first at Mainside Auditorium early last Lead In NATAC TourneyAt weeded out the excess material and

five minutes of play as he pouredin week. are now working with 60 men. By
three two pointers and a duo of The Flag Unit five played every LeagueAfter Iowa PreFlightThe the end of the week, they intendto
gratis tosses to score the Fliers' cut the team even more and
of the round
game under ter- two weeks of
first eight markers against the gruelling three NAS boxers who jour- then issue practice uniforms to the
lone tally which the host team was rific pressure, having been ratedas competition, the keglers from ATU neyed to New York in a vain at- rest of the players.
able to pick up. The Comets did not the underdogs upon entering the #6 the have officers taken over the first placein tempt to bring another National Head Coach T. S. Ary has seen
crucial contest. bowling league.
score a field goal in the first nine Golden Glove championship back very little of the current nine as
minutes of the first half. The Before Hospital knew what was They assumed undisputed posses- to Jacksonville fell into a rigorous he is in Atlanta with the basket-
sion of the
happening Flag Unit had piled top spot by pinning an training schedule early this weekin
Pflummen's defense was rug- upa defeat ball team in quest of the American
substantial lead and led the overwhelming on the A&R for the NATAC box-
ged for the Texans to crack. at waxboard artists. preparation Basketball Congress Champion
half by an overwhelming 207. ing championships to be held at
Harry Platt was high-point man The Executive
Though the runners-up played bet- Department top- Ottumwa 20-21 March. ship.At
for the winners with 16 markers, ball in the second half, could ped ATU #4 by scores of 1009, present the team consists of
closely tailed by T. S. Ary, who not the they 927, and 914, while NARTU top- Henry Schillizzi, Eddie DeCore 13 infielders, 14 outfielders, 17
bucketed 14 points. Scoring honors blistering pace set Supply and Accounting 793, and Mike Hernandez, all local pitchers, and nine catchers. Ball
by the champs, and Flag Unit took Sled
went to the Corpus Christi ace, the and 999. Golden Gloves champs, will carry players who think they may be of
Jim McCurdy who socked in 17 game going away. The match between Seventh the brunt of the load in this tournament value to the team still have a
points with 14 of these coming in The Hospital team had quite a Naval District Operations and VSB Other NAS boxers who chance to try out, but by the end
the second half. battle on its hands getting into Flight #12 was postponed and will will compete in this important of next week the spotlight will be
I the finals, and it took them a battle include Aaron Garcia, Bernie
The Comets did pull within 10 be played later in the week. on the men currently working out
points of the Fliers at one time I three-minute overtime period to The standings of the league to Whitson, Angie Synodis, Tom at Mason Field at 1530.
I top the game Publication team in Guthrie, and Al Rogero.
late in the third frame, but Platt, the date are: Only four members of last year's
Ary, and Buntin started filling still semi-finals. Despite this, they ATU # 620. Immediately following their return squad which won 33 and lost 12
the atmosphere with shots which the NAS were heavy favorites to cop Flight #1210. from Ottumwa, the NAS pug- games are back, and the competition -
dropped through the hoop for two crown. 7ND Operations-l-O. ilists will prepare for the Seventh I for all positions is keen. Nig
points. When the Texans were but Flag Unit now will meet the Marines Executive Dept.-1-1. Naval District Championships to Allen, sparkplug and third baseman -
10 points short of the Fliers, the winners of the NATTC intra- NARTU-l-l. decide the representatives to com- I of the 1946 Flier outfit, Jack
local quintet pumped in seven mural league in a postseasongame A&R-1-1. pete in the All-Navy Boxing Tour- Seidwitz number one pitcher, Bou-
straight field goals to put the to decide the champion of I ATU #4-0-2. ney at San Diego in the first week dreau, brilliant outfielder an I
game out of reach of the the whole station Supply and ACl'ounting-0-2. in June. Coach Ary, who played the im
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top basketball outfits in TEAM .. I erans.
val Air Training Athletic Confer I r---- .,;.__ \.. <._ Of the newcomers, J. J. Zienta
ence. seems to top the list with one of
The Fliers were scheduled to 'a. the most potent bats among the
face NAS Banana River last Friday innelders. Zienta smashed a round
night, but because of weather tripper off the slants pf Mickey
conditions they did not make back from Corpus in time. Tim K Red Sox pitchers, to decide the J( :
game may be played at a lat-: championship in Panama when::
Harris was stationed there not so
date.NAS long ao..
Jax has very few cag
games left, and only one more [ W. El.:. Guyton has been handling
conference tilt is definitely scheduled himself like a veteran around the
1 this being with NATB Pen pivot sack, and his hitting has
r sacola. The locals dropped the Goslings -I I been better than average. In addition -
by a 14-point margin in their to these infielders, there is an
first meeting on the Mainside floor I i fa y abundance of catchers who handle
1 t $ the post with little to be desired.

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VSB Takes Over fliers Enter

Number 1 Spot In j F ABC Scmi-Finols

By virtue of two wins In Atlanta -
EM Pin LeagueThe the NAS basketball quintet -
advanced to the Keml-finaU
VSB enlisted men's bowling r la the ABC national tourneynow
team Jumped into first place in the in progress there the-Jax."
league last week by pinning suc- : Air News learned yesterday
cessive defeats on the Photo Lab I On the opening night, the
VM and IATU. With a clean slate i Filer eked out a 56-51 win over
of 3-0, they took the number one I a tough Piedmont College five.T.
spot away from the Marine team S. Ary led l the team to victory '
which has been in the lead witha I by throwing In 19 markersand
record of 2-0. I playing a brilliant floor .,
I game. The filets were trailing
VM holds the number three slot ,
at the half but hit their stridein
and the Photo Lab, A&R, and
the third period to clinch the
IATU, following in that order. j
Scores of the past week were: : ...-.. .,-r' On Tuewlay, the Flier advanced -
VSB-2398, Photo Lab-2213; VM i to the semi-final by a
-2344, IATU-2219; Photo Lab- THREE NAS GOLFERS cam e j through In the all conference tourn 236l>, IATU-2068; Marines-2315. linksmen who will compete in the! nationals at Augusta, Ga., the latl ter part of this month. They are Lexington, Kentucky, Sham
A&R-2163; A&R-2231, Photo' pictured above with other memberj s of the 7th ND golf team. Kneeling, left to right, are Lt S. P. White- rock Harry Platt, T. 0. Arty,
Lab-2161; VSB-2301, IATU I berg NAS Pensacola, J. McDona, ACMM of NAS Jax; C J. Li-ingstone, AMM3c of NAS Jax; and Whlty Skoog were the ma.n
2172; VSB-2256, VM-2222; Marines and J D Spencer. Pfc of Pena<* Standing, left to right are L t. Comdr A A Barthes, CNA- factors In the conquest.
-2433. VM--2258. ArtTra Staff Lt J. L Terry of Pen sacola: ; and Lt J Colter of NAS Ja>t

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