Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 7, 1947
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Vol. 5-No. 19 7 AUgu3t 1947

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



rp ;Jax.. Navy Takes First Place InI

I Inter.. District Swimming Meet

.p 7...'': ; McNally And Silverthorne

I ". 'Star For Local Swim Team

; k :' Led by Jim McNally, who splashed his way to two

I wins, Jax-Navy scored an overwhelming victory in the'

two-day Inter-District Swimming Championships held at the

I indoor pool here last Thursday and Friday. The team rackedup

It 44 points as capacity crowds watched the local mermen

I t. place- in every event except the 400 meter freestyle..
r Pete Desjardin's Water Show
ter of Jax-Navy, and E. J. Kas-
.rf I* from Miami entertained the spectators -
f I between the events with nickl of the Ninth Naval District
ay colorful water ballets and comedy Medals were awarded by Captain
i ; diving and swimming. A demolition Ford H. Callahan, Seventh Naval
Aa .... Xl team from Norfolk capped District Logistics Assistant Chiefof
r 4( {" : I both evenings' programs with a Staff.
o r :: i thrilling detonation of underwater The 100 meter backstroke wa
; 'explosives to show how enemy won by C. H. Brown of Corpus

shore obstacles were cleared before !. Christi in 1:20.: He was followedby
: I| amphibious invasions began. J. J. Bergan of Ward Island, J.
"" I Hill of 9th ND, E. A. Roemer of
The local almost dou-
aquamen Ward Island, and George Ripleyof
bled the of their nearest
Jax-Navy. Captain Horace :B,
the Pensacola PreFlight
competitor -
Jones did the honors at the conclusion
squad, which garnered 21
'' .:;: ; I The Pre-Flight natators of the race.
\ points.
The final event of the eveningwas
1 were followed by NATTC Ward
the 200 meter breaststroke,
,. Island with 19, NATB
won by T. A. Schaure of the 9th
r" ....... t Christi with 18, NATB Pensacolaand ND in the time of 2:59: setting a
>,< \
\ with 11 markers, and the Ninth
&.-, > : Naval District aggregation from place went to P. Nagenast of NA
TB Pensacola, third to R. W. Ram-
Great Lakes Illinois, with 10.
ette of Ward Island, fourth to Lester '
S ; Swim Meet Jim McNally of NATTC was Paul of Key West, and fifth to

ALTHOUGH forced to share easily the star swimmer from the Bernie Teichman of Jax-Navy
the with the District local viewpoint, racking up two Captain Frederick F. Sima climaxed -
L spotlight wins and setting two new Florida
Softball Championships the In- the opening night festivities by
1f ter-District Cham- State AAU records. McNally awarding the medals to the first
f splashed his way through the 1500 three competitors.On .
pionships, held at the Indoor
Pool last and meter course Thursday night in the the final night of the action,
Thursday Friday
spectacular time of 23:38.6 and
Higgins of Pensacola Pre-Flight
attracted a large and enthusiastic -
crowd which was studded then went the 800 meter distanceon opened the evening by winning
Jc with top-ranking local Navy of- Friday night in 10:43.1.: his second race, the 400 meter
ficers. Here the Commanding But McNally was overshadowedin freestyle, swimming the distance
Officers of the host activities, the individual scoring by J. II. in :5:39.6.: He was trailed by H. Ort
s Captain Jules F. Schumacher, Higgins of Pensacola PreFlightwho land of NATB Corpus Christi, J. C
A left, and Captain Herbert S. was the only three-time win- Hafner of NATB Pensacola, W. W
T Duckworth, second from right, ner in the two-day-affair. Higgins, Hyland of Key West, and W. B
S enjoy the antics of the comedy who won every event he enteredin Miles of Ward Island. Medals: were
divers in Pete Desjardin's 'Va- this meet as well as the two awarded by Captain Jules F
\ ter Show. Also shown are Mrs. previous NATAC meets in the indoor Schumacher, Commanding Officerof

i> <", Duckworth and Captain F. F. pool, racked up 18 of his NATTC, Jacksonville.
.. Sima of Com-7. (Left) Smiling team's 24 markers copping firstsin Captain Walter C. Wingard,
happily, James McNally of NAT- the 100 meter freestyle, the 200 Staff Public Information Officer,
sL TC, co-captain of the JaxNavyteam meter freestyle, and the 300 meter awarded medals to three Jax-Navy
with F. W. Silverthorne, individual medley.In competitors in the next event, the
V proudly holds the team trophy the first race of the meet, three meter springboard dive. F.
which the locals clinched with a the 1500 meter freestyle, Jim Mc- I W. Silverthorne of Jax-Navy took
44-point total. Other photos on Nally started things off for the first, R. C. Schmidt of Jax-Nary
Page 2). locals by beating out H. Ortland I (Continued on Page L)
of Corpus Christi. The two boys .

were evenly matched and stayed Personnel Invited To Done At
fairly close together until the half- I
:Ulie Ca1'i.SaJ way mark, when McNally startedto Beach Community CenterThe

draw away. Ortland copped a former Jacksonville Beach
second place, T. H. Erickson of USO which is now known as the(
Key West took third, W. B. Milesof Jacksonville Beach Community
Ward Island took fourth, andG. Center, closed for redecoration,

It h' 8.2 miles from the BoatHouse Pearah of Key West came in will re-open this Friday night witha
to the Main Gate. At 30 fifth. Captain Herbert S. Duck- formal dance for both military
miles per hour, it would take 4 worth Commanding Officer of and civilian personnel.
minutes and 24 seconds to traverse NAS, presented the medals to the Approximately 75 hostesses will
this distance with a motor first three placers. be on hand as dancing partner
Local WAVES Attend ReunionAt Then the 200 meter
Big came free- Those
vehicle. At 40 miles per hour, it attending may bring along:
style, and J. H. took his
would take 3 minutes and 18 Higgins their own girls if they wish, however
seconds. Why not start 1 minute first event of the meet. He gaineda .
Waldorf Astoria In New YorkSpecial and 6 seconds earlier and not quick lead and made the dis- Special invitations have been
pjcreed the speed limit f tance in 2:35.4: followed by Joe rendered to all sailors and marine
( to The Jax Air News) Popovich of Jax-Navy, G. C. Haf- aboard the air station to attend the

New York, N. Y.-The "Wavey" Navy took over the ,------ -- ner of NATB Pensacola, Ed Fies- grand reopeningNAS
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Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Ballroom last Saturday for the first --- --------

WAVE reunion in history. Almost doubling the expected Boxing Smoker Set ,For ,,2101/5/

number, 3,200 WAVES and ex-WAVES came to New York I

City to greet old shipmates, to be congratulated. on their Tomorrow AI Mai'' side Auditorium
service, and to learn what the future of their organization ,
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,will be in the peacetime Navy. i Mamside smokers, long remembered "
!. by the men who served at Tommy Neiland, who stands a ring tomorrow night have been
WAVES at Jack-
Eight on duty
Reserve far outnumbered the girlsin NAS Jacksonville during the war mere 68 inches tall yet tips the working out daily at the
sonville naval activities attendedthe boxingpavilion
: will be revived tomorrow scales at well over 200 pounds, will
blue. At least 3,000 of them years
affair. Included were Lt. NomaP. under the
when the curtain tangle with Jack Blackstock, local tutelage of
night goes up on
Reid, NAS WAVE Administrative brought along their discharge" pa- a star-studded boxing and wres- mat referee but an experienced Henry Schtllizzi, and all are in the
Officer; Mary Mitchell CSK; and received the new World wrestler. Neiland took Jax
tling exhibition staged by-the Phy- by best of condition. Several of tha
Black, Ylc Merle Hamilton,
Magie ; War II Victory Medal Rear Admiral sical Training and Welfare De- storm about a month ago and has men have been
SKDlc Betty Mueller, CRM: Elsie placed in their respective -
; been of the
Monroe Kelly, Commandantof partment. The first bout is sched- one outstanding wres-
Larkin, AerM2c; Ruth Dobson, tling sensations to hit this sectionin weight without a named
the Third Naval District, pre- uled for 2015 at Matnside: Audi-
A.MM2e, and Dorothy Zeilin, Ylc. sented the first: three medals to torium, which is reopening for the quite some time. opponent, for there are two or
Shouts of "Jonesy!" or "HI, Captain Joy Bright Hancock, Di- smoker after having been closed Romanoff's opponent has been threa likely contenders for the
there, Smith!" and shrieks aa the rector of the Women's Reserve; to for repairs. picked, but his identity will not different weights. .

girls recognized former buddiesnow her predecessor in that position, Lt Comdr. Anthony J. Rubino, be made known until both grapplers Whether or not Matnside< will
in flowery prints and veiled Captain Jean T. Palmer; and to Mainside's Physical Training Officer climb through the ropes. stage another smoker: will depend
hats, gave way to a constant buzz- Yeoman Grace McWhinnie, mem- and boxing mentor, announced Because of an eye injury sus- largely upon tho interest shown
ing of scuttlebutt as the ballroomand ber of the reunion committee. yesterday. that George Romanoff, tained while officiating a bout at : by the fans and the size of attendance -
balcony became ao crowded "America's success at peace local wrestling: promoter, would NATTC Al Sinibaldi will not put If service personnel at NAS
that movement was no longer poatible. making will depend entirely upon bring out three other mat maulersto on an exhibition with George Hen- I Jax: are really looking for soma
her strength, ," Admiral Kelly said stage a top-flight wrestling exhibition ley as previously announced.The top-notch station affairs, their sup
Former members of the Women's (Continued on I'Jwjn 3)) The popular Australian, men who will step Into the port tomorrow night will show it.


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TOOK TWO DAYS and nights of feverish i Na S C04'aptalns. James Mallv. and F. \\ Sil-

competition, but the Jax-Navy entry in the verthorne ( Middle row left)-II. Ortland of I;or- --

first Inter-District Swim Championships topped pus Christi ( foreground) and James McNally of

the field with 44 points. The local mermen placedin 1 3 I Jax-Navy, the eventual winner in the 800 meter

every event except one, the 400 meter freestyle freestyle race, are almost neck and neck on the

. ] and two members of the team copped first t turn for the last lap ; (center) Captain L. Y. .

; I places. Here are some of the more important 0 Mason presents J. II. Higgins of Pensacola with

events of the two-day affair. (Top row, left) fLj.j the first place medal in the 300 meter individual

Captain Francis L. Albert congratulates J. A. medley. The other swimmers are J. J. Bergan of

Martin of the Pensacola pre-flight team and pre- Ward Island, who took second place, and Ed Fies-

pares to give him the first place medal for the ter of Jax-Navy, third place winner; (right) Gasp-

100 meter freestyle while Ed Fiester of Jax-Xay.\ ing for breath, Joe Popovich of Jax-Navy hangs

and R. W. Hancher of NATTC Ward Island wait onto the pool edge after taking second place in

for their medals ; (center) Captain F. H. Callahan the 200 meter freestyle. (Bottom) Captain C. S.

congratulates J. H. Higgins, Pensacola pre-flight, Cooper presents James McNally with his medal

the only thieetimewinner: of the meet, after after McNally had won his second event of the I

Higgins splashed his way to the 200 meter freestyle meet, the 800 meter freestyle. McNally touchedout

, championship. Joe Popovich of Jax" a\"r, i ;" Mk tS H. Ortiand of Corpus Christi by only two-

who took second place, and G. C. Hafner of Pen- tenths of a second in the most thrilling race of

sacola, the third man, look on; (right) Captain Spay the meet T. A. Erickson of Key West (far right);'

L. Y. Mason presents!' the team trophy to the Jax- took third place. '

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for our laundry by the pound I n't know any aviation chief machinists the finish. With Ortiand slightly
any more). mates. Let's fight! I JaxNavyContinued In the lead, McNally put on a final
j i Now we could talk about the Send Chips a note so that he can burst of speed and touched a
I improvements in the chow: give avoid scraping bottom.If I ( from Pace 1) split second! before the struggling
orchids to the deserving management I could get someone each I took second, 1... G. Giggy of Jax- Ortland tp climax the most thrilling -
I and operating crew in the week, it sure would make things Navy, was presented with the race of the meet. T. A. Erick-
galley; discuss the relative merits nice and easy to get this stuff out. third place medal, W M Lewallen, son took third, and the other swimmer
: of different brews; talk abcut.an The dance Friday night was a suc- also of Jax-Navy, came in fourth, i dropped out. Captain C. S.
air-conditioned Harem; offer can- cess and enjoyed by most of the but J. Jester of Key West brokeup Cooper, Commanding Officer of
did opinions on the international people who were there. Six bottlesof the monopoly by grabbing off a Cecil Field awarded the medal
)Jy "Tin)'"' ((320 It'o>.I Sha.ar. 'situation; or question why the champagne were given away as fifth. The Jax team picked up 15 | The meet was finished in grand
AronlI chicken crosses the road. Or let's prizes. The dance Saturday night points in this event, practically I, style when Higgins took his third
: talk about those' whizzing miniature wasn't so hot--a very lousy band. clinching the team trophy.J. win the 300 meter individual medley
I Gu.t ( llImnitlt ) cars grinding coffee at the Never again, say those who know A. Martin of Pesacola Pre- : Other mermen who
Writers for this paper receive no i rate of 115 mph down at York- from the entertainment commit- Flight came in with another first were J. J. Bergan of Ward bl !
I'effiUneraUonfklns, fish, geetus, town and Mustin, or what's the tee for his team when he glided over I Ed Fiester of Jax-Na\'y, W.
ihnero, stows. pesos, cabbage, etc i latest dope on Cupid's or the lou fchould have heard or seen the 100 meters freestyle in :06.4.: I Hyland of Key West, and C. W.
Feasibly all they receive is a few stork's flight schedule -Big Pat O'Toole, CAP, pushing Other point getters were E. Healer N'agengast of NATB Pensacola.!
well-thrown tomatoes And even Gosh! Can't somebody write agut'st Helene Hirsch small pile of nuts of Jax-Navy, R W. Hancherof Captain I.. Y. Mason, 7th ND Chief \
then, some wise! guy occasionally column for Chips ? and bolts down the street with a Ward Island, Joe Popovich of of Staff, presented the medals. I
forgets to take them out of the! Now, we all know about the recreational city bus behind him blowing its Jax-Navy, and E. J. Berkin of Captain Mason also presented Jim
tan. (The pronoun them" in, the facilities, the educational horn Big Ski-Kresowiak, NATB Penswcola. Senior Chaplain McNally and Fred Silverthorne,
preceding: sentence refers to them pursuits, the entertainment programs ACM, bumming bubble gum from Francis L. Albert awarded the I Jax-Navy, co-captains! > with the -
tomatoes I "wuz" talking about) t the benefits of insurance the kids at the ball game, blowing medals team trophy. ,
: Now It't.s see just what I was and bonds Rinstein!' Theory, and I bubbles, and getting the gum in :. And then McNally set another I The antics of the diver m the
trying to say Oh, yes! After awhile possible nocturnal escapades, so Iguess the kids' hair. They blew taps in- record in the 800 meter freestyle, water show and the smoothness of t tI
columnists who don't claim I I we'll just have to get backto stead of reveille at NATTC last I eking out a win over H. Ortland the water ballet's) Hiync ronUed '
to be any too bright anyway, run our dearly-cherished subjects: I week, and just to make sere they by two-tenths of a second. The I swimming were a perfect ,foilfor
short on ideas They need !some! liberty, beer, women-or in any weren't making a mIstake, they two boys stayed'together for 700 the keen competition In thefrace< ',-'
help; they Jigger mebbe the read- particular order in which you may I played it twice meters and started out almost Mike Copeland. a nine-year-bid lad, ,.: :.
ing public might care to read care to arrange them-(chronologically A .t-w..II-CIUlc'k to: Ted Baran- neck and neck in the last lap Ort- took the crowd's breath away with
something else beside articles concerning alphabetically, geometrically ski, CAP; Hunt M. B., CBM; I land grabbed off a lead only to his' dives from the rafters,
women, beer, liberty, beer, PCX: 'Wily, or in order of their Phippf, A M. CBM; Kelley, S. F., see McNally take over. Ortland Lighting difficulties were experienced
chow, women, mail, pay, beer, and importance you, that is!) ACM; Lunt, F. W., ACMM; Mor- passed again, but was left behind the first evening, but 01 the t
liberty. (Personally, I can't see This'! should be drawn to a closeso row, J. W. ACM; Pafihf, G. P., once more. It teetered back and second night this was correctedand
what else there is to write about, that I could practice tying the CBM; BocKnik L.. F., CBM; In- forth until they were 15 yards from Desjardin gals staged a
anyway). So they think that per- new knot Boats"'! Van Blarcom gram( A. C., ACMM; Lerosen, G midnight ballet with their caps
haps some shipmate might rally}) to taught me-a flying moor -made ACMM ; Murray, E. F., CMM; Nik- tAtO The single men lamenting and gloves glowing in the darkened :
the raufce and submit an article with one fathom of 21 thread ovits, W. C, ACMM; Crawford, on the fact that the browniesget natatorium.
Not motivated by the fact that Well, the dogs in the forward hold C. N., CMM; Ulick, G M., CMM; to go home as per the Hurri- Most spectacular event was! tl.
shipmates should be shipmates .(although must still be making the wildcat Davis. R. W., CMM; Ore, R J., cane Bill Paul Meyer, CPHM, explosion of the underwati
this feeling could be fos- wild; and Crewson i H! !still! flat on ACMM; Curtis, C. M., ACMM; and Jack Hamner, CY in table charges by the demolition team. In
tered a bit more), I feel that I I bin' back at 30000 feet! The rook Shinko, L. L., CBM; Clark J. M., talk at a table for two Friday nite rapid fire order, seven booming
would like to see my name in this I is' still pouring drained baby fooa ACMM; Gibbons, W. C,, ACM; What about Well it began like explosions Bent geysers of water
column so I could send copies home down the voice tube to the snipe Gray, L. F., ACMM; Maitaif, L., this, Four score end seven years skyward splashing' over the lafters. -
to all my "pore ole" civilian relative who was!' imprisoned in the engine CBM; McNew, H. E, CEM -all)) ago" the old-timer telling the The rumble and vibration
*!. Now the only difference be- room for a period of 15 minutes!. in the hospital young-un that "Bitten By the Blue hook the building and the on-
tween "Chipe" colyum and mine is And then the airtdale who ordered HoumlM in the r.IKtlt-The conversations I Tall Ply" was Abe LJncoln'e fav- lookers jammed fingers Into their I
-that mine arnes a bit more the general service cigar .- they are dominated] by the I orite nong H 1 no one Jmows it cars to ease the chock to their ..
weight (Boy! Am I glad we don't think h*. sez Boats' fez he 1oes- no flight pay dope; H'0 a hot po-I except Burl Ives. eardrums.1'ogo 1 t



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7 August 1947 JAX AIR Three

I TEDIOUS WORK I ,1 August 1947 .. ... .- .'0'

1, The I Commanding Ofd..r.I I t

i 1 I Subject: l\It'dal-l't"qu."t for MAINSIUE
1 1l
i 1. In view of the fact: that

in pant record indicate that I

I participated in the following

4.. i I campaigns, it is respectfully re-

quested that appropriate ribbons l
complete with tassels

I m<-dals with appropriate t&lIplI''alon : y
with sufficient gold hath

NVx marks to cover my left coat
sleeve from the cuff to at least
four inches above the! elbow be
>i awarded rue with appropriate

f ceremonies, ruffle, and flourishes 1

j-| The -Uattk- of NAS Pens-
cola from 1 November 1922 .
to 13 October 1910.
| LAST OUTDOOR MOVIE tonight at 2000.
p _mm__ ____ _" m_ a _.__ I The Battle of NAS Jacksonville THURSDAY

KAC'ING AGAINST TIME to have the Mainside Auditorium I' from 14 Oootber 1910to "KING OF WILD HORSES," starring Preston Foater. .

ready for the big boxing smoker tomorrow night the Welfare De- present date.j FRIDAY

partment has' been working night and day almost without let-up I |j The DAILY BATTLE with BIG BOXING SMOKER, starts at 2015.
during th past two weeks. Everything was going smoothly until Miss JONES.The MOVIES: Wt"t"kday.-1'7S0 and 3000; k-eodt--ItSf and 2000,

1 the finish on the deck gummed up and then the men had to get 'I DAILY BATTLE with .SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

1 down on their k'nees and turn to with hand scrapers Early this week Miss I.\1'111'\\8. "BRUTE FORCE,* with B Lancaster

it looked as though U\ey'd win the race, and the deck would sport a MONDAY
The BATTLE and what
I a
j gleaming finish for tHe reopening tomorrow. ( "ONE MORE TOMORROW" featuring Ann Sheridan

....... --- ------ ---'--- ------ I battle) of trying to please seven TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Commanding Officers and "VARIETY.GIRL" with Mary Hatcher.
il'a eight Executive Officers, not
I considering the lesser fry who "LAST OF THE REDMEN," starring Jon Hall.
have served all Aide



Tilt CONTINUAL BAT tart at 3000

The beach trip at Atlantic Beach ,I II Hy Jean O'llryant, Y2o ..-tI.USSSIONED! "POSSESSED," starring Joan Crawford.
was a huge success this past week ; TO THIS DKPAKTMKNTFROM VTURDAY
I The weatherman to
The Red Cross Canteen Corps from was good TEARING KACIIOTIIIJi' "LAST OF THE REDMEN" starring: Jon Hall.
us for the Birthday Party last ,
Jacksonville provided and a SUNDAY
delicious lunch. The Red serve o- (I I week even though he did keep us i I 1IIK ROOTS.* "THE CRIMSON KEY," with Kent Taylor.
with thunder 'n dark
tor the guessing
Corps transported patientsto MONDAY AND TUESDAY
and from the beach Mrs Ashby clouds All hands enjoyed the party I I R-.p 'Uully, "BRUTE FORCE," featuring B. Lancaster.
very graciously turned her beach'I immensely including Schenley I "Pappy. WEDNESDAY

house over to Red Cross and patients ,' aid Li I Ocko We were quite 1 "ONE MORE TOMORROW," starring Ann Sheridan

for the day. A good time was surprised that Ocko didn't make We're wondering if anyone up THURSDAY

had bv alt I a three-point landing on our lovely there discovered her talent for "VARIETY GIRL," with Mary Hatcher.
birthday cake, but Brownie says
singing "Red Silk Stockings" and
The Patient Talent Show turned ,I Ocko is preoccupied with a nest "Temptation" OTHER EVENTS .
out to be a roaring success. Stan so we're expecting some "Lit back in the
are right
itle' Ockoettes" day now. Things BINGO PARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.
wrote the scrips, got our stars 'I any
with another week.anoth-
together. and put on a bang-up 'I'I I The WAVES! v) Galley has recently groove er weddin'. Step right up MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Room 4, BIdg. 913, open liOO-2400.; (
Club meets at 1900
good show The stars appearing in assumed the appearance of and
who'll be next Lloyd '
I Peggy MODEL: RACK 'AR 'Lln-Room 3, BIdg. 913. Meets at 1000(
the show were: Stanley Master of a thriving restaurant. Wonder if Bill Crane took the final leap Monday -
Ceremonies: Murray doubling in the "employees" are making time- i afternoon at the Station Cha- I Fridays.
PHOTOGRAPHY 'LUn-Room 5 913. Meets 1930
I Bldg at
_ brass (las announcer, comedian and-a-half for all their overtime? pel with Mickey Blankenship and
and dancer) Kay DeBlieuv, pianist; I Thursdays.
Peacock and Kenmson came Dickie Dieudonne as =
I I BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut
TiJwell Spencer, Miss Beck, Mrs. I
and Viviane Becker, featured I back from Orlando last week-end best man respectively. Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
Terry with quite a fish story. Seems Jen- they thought 'of it in time the I,
singers; Betty Davis and nie caught her first one Don't I NAS team might have gotten to-
Jean Ann Davies, dancers. Sonny I i I MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located in
they have fish in Oklahoma? and ceremoniously made an
Ellis slight of hand and feats of any gether the South wing Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and
Midge all out in arch of crossed baseball bats as a
: Bryant
magic: last but not least, a fashion "' goes I their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions *
"rootin' tor the Fliers She not salute to their teammate. Bill was
parade by } only sat on'a bleacher that wasn'tthere catcher for thc baseball team, you
Thompson< Young Dailey, and I nograph available for use of all hands.
but she yelled so much she know.
Lowery. R.\RY-Located second desk of Malnsid Recreation Build
I lost her voice the next day. Egad!' Since the WAVES Pool opened I on
What will happen come football we've discovered swimming poolsdo ing No. 3. Open from 0900,to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday

We are asking all patients to be I season have bottoms and Joe from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.

on hand tonight for Monte, Carlo ]I The gals who attended: the Reunion Bies wants it known that she can SWIMMING-(outdoor pools) Daily Monday through Saturday-

Party in Recreation Hall, If you I in New York think "hops" not wade in the Chiefs' Pool I 0800 to 1900; Sunday-1200 to 1900
like "to take a chance", don't miss i are wonderful. Imagine New it just so happens she can walk I GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun
it. York on a three-day leave and around comfortably Also discov- day from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing

I i back on time, too For details of ered-those pine trees in our back trunks prohibited on Golf Course.

PATIENT OF THE WEEK: The the big event, see Maggie' Black yard make good hat racks: I I' ANCHORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
spotlight today turns to Matthew I I ----.---- cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason

J. Thompson, SlcY( ), from Chicago -t YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough > Field.
<< III. Thompson plans to go TKNNls-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Tram
back to Chicago when he is discharged I ing Building No. 726.

next January. AIU'IIICy-ctub:; located in BIdg. 899, open daily from 1809to

), If you ask him his favorite hobby 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200.

he'll say running a movie machine Everyone welcome
t The Red Cross has made --- sou I --- -- NURSEItY-Sponsored by the Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 110L(

g-jod use of this hobby during his I Hours: Monday through Fnday-0700 to 2100; Saturday-0700 to

stay at the hospital. He has op- 0100 Sunday morning. Rates: Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents

erated the machine for the Red i I for each additional child; Card-$7 for one child; $2 for each addi.

Cross movies on the wards for the f t'onal child; Daily (for working mothers)-11 from 0700 to ISO).
boUt two months He loves to play I
records favorites being swing and I, partnership to women in the
Will Bradley's "Boogie Woogie." Local Navy"

Thompson already has plans for > Captain Hancock read a telegram
the future either working for the (Continued from Page 1)) from Secretary of National

Chicago Street Car Co. with his "Maintenance of armaments is buta Defense James Forrefc fcl which
father or working with his brother said in part:
on the West Park Police Force part an important and neces- "I send my hearty personal

-(better known as the sparrow sary part that is true, but equally I greetings Such a spontaneous reunion -

chasers i Thompson must workbecause i ofi I important is the retention of our .I reflects the image of the
he has cute wife to -
a support political and social freedoms and Navy esprit de! corps and pride of
Dorothy Jean Mahoney service You
who gather here today
Thompson of Chicago whose fath- our economic stability. As future further reflect the of
'j Navy image
I homemakers, can strive to
er is a city police sargeant i you i i the 304.000 WAVES who proved
When Thompson leaves we won't { make a reality the prayers of free I II
a vital force in the all-out success
HLvoiX trouble I men throughout the universe, that I I
about his getting in
1 'j ful effort to crush the enemy during
cause he will have a full-time ) ;, we and they may live in a world World War II The
Navy on
job keeping other people out of ; in which human dignity is respected I this occasion sends its traditional'well
if he out to be a and in which the individual iso
trouble turns
( I
;) .
't, done' with
1 "fUt-foot," He leaves this week for 2 M 'not the servant of the state I hope sincere best wish.
'r J t1 es for good luck and fair sailing1
i Bt>the ,jI1, Maryland, for further : I I you will never forget the Navy I The contribution
y .4_ ex-WAVES
treatment, and I can assure you that the
may make as members of the Inactive -
will :
I Navy never forget you I
.. Southampton (AFPS Residents (J.ot", l In reviewing the status of the Reserve and In influencing!
1 service legislation was
n:; ; of Bedlam street here have iJ' I I bill to make the WAVES a permanent emphasizedby .
Miss Palmer. She
urged ex.
won their long battle to get a less !i part of the Navy, Captain I, WAVES to write their Congress
io't t embarrassing name. In the futureit 1 Hancock asserted "In that legislation -
men favor of the WAVE
in Bill
will be Pleasant street. : "No, !son, this IH NOT there they keep the monkey!" I I the Navy is offering a full ,
. [ _. concluding with: "If we can convince -
the Regular Navy we oughtto
I--- be able to convince Congress,"
t STALEMATE By Harold Jones, Model Victim i -1 Lt. Comdr Laura Geddea, Director

H A ._ of the Women's Reserve for
the Third Naval District urged all

I former WAVES to join the Naval

Reserve program. She called attention
to the interpretation first

given to the term WAVE by Captain

t Mildred McAfee Horton, first
Director of the Women's Reserve! :
"Women Are Very Essential Sonic

i y k ; times" and to its new interpretation *

I w "Women Are Very Eager

t 4 .. .

Chicago (AFPS-Chicago police
were told to pick up a dog
who answered to the name of

LJootfl. lIe was accused of stealinga '
i. .
bab '. booties.


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Foul: JAX AIR NEWS 7 August 1947

ITS R t TOUGH OFC By Sleeves

Jfl 5 I Letters To The EditorDear I

Editorial Office.South *
Winy, Lower Deck, Did?. 930
Telephone Extension 8184 Being a constant reader of your valuable

paper, I could not help but notice your no-
Arthur M. Greene, Editor tation under the picture of some of our

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the WAVES, "too bad we can't get them together 1 edjE
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville Florida and "
printed commercially with non-appropriated, funds at for a musical comedy. Well, why
no expense to the government and in compliancewith can't you ? I have had a number of years experience -

SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918:, dated 12 De- in musical comedy, and I would be -:

cember 1945. Copies are distributed free of chargeat very glad indeed, to produce a show with :
the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical
the talent have on the station.I .
of the Naval you
Training Center, the Headquarters
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters ol have appeared in the musical comedy, : :

the Seventh Naval District, Naval Auxiliary Air "Oh Boy," "Scandals of 1930," "Gus Ed- IMASJA/-; ::i-2

And Station the Cecil U. S.Field Naval, the Hospital.Naval Air Gunnery Range wards' Song Revue," and a few others, andI

am sure that we have the talent aboard ,

Commandant Rear Admiral, Seventh Ralph Naval Davison District this station to put on a very good show. I am

p Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training serious in this matter and, if the same goes

ChiiiauA Herbert S. Duckworth, USN, Commanding for you, let's get together and do something
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
about it.
Captain Jules F. Schumacher, USN Commanding
Naval Air Technical Training Center I am a civilian working in plant divisionon

"C" shift and will be glad to donate my
Captaa! S. M. Shaar (MO. USN, CommandingU.
S. Naval Hospital time to producing a good station show.

CaptaIn F. W. rrlestman, USNR Commanding Let's hear from you.
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit
Robert N. Golden, Plant Division V7////
14. Ctl T. C. Moore Jr., U5MC, Commanding and
Marine Barrack Assembly Repair Department.

14. Comdr. Neil Avery. USN, O-ln-C
Naval Air Gunnery Range EDITOR'S: NOTE: We thought our readers "Let's make out \\e don't see them at first that way they'll
knewho the Italnbow Girls were, so we failed have a better story to tell later!"
Captain C. S. Cooper USN, Commanding to: explain in the caption. The girls in the pictureare
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Held
not WAVES but Jacksonville young women who ; -
Crt. Alexander M. Hearn. USMC attend station dances under supervision of chap- I .tl1Gfit(; I Commercial
Marine Aviation Detachment .
erones. Howevere agree that there is a consld-i
f rrJi7il1; !
0'he> JAX AIR NEWS receives Ship's Editorial Association tfla.teruil. erable amount of uncovered talent on this base, 'I UllJl1,:
Republican I of credited matter prohibited without both service and civilian, and that we ought to be Bulletin
jcrmmeion of SEA Washington 25, D. C. Republication of any able to stage an occasional show by combining the '
ether( matter except by service publications! ia prohibited
n- Bulletins will be
without permission of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. best among our civilian employees and our military I accepted until
peisonnel. NAS Alameda, Calif., has done this with i space has been filled, but not later
success, but it requires a lot of hard work and : than 1000 Tuesday. Ext. 8230.
planning. I would suggest that the matter be taken r : FOR SALE
Another Notch t 4C New baby bed with Inner-spring mattress
up with the Welfare Officer and Employees Serv
1410U Child St., NAS. Henry Ray
ices. Perhaps they can get together with you on a Set of tailor-mad bluel. 111"\lI.ins. ext.
The phrase, "tightening your belt" became production which could be used as a moneyraiserFor I 8225.
a grim reality in the depression following some charitable cause like the Navy Relief Edited by Allan Westcott, Colombia! bicycle and baby carriage. :May
AMERICAN SEA POWER SINCE be peen anytime at 52(5 San Juan Ave.
Society. The JAX All NEWS pledges all assistance I or call Lt. (Jar) LeBleu. ext. 134. between
the 1929 stock market crash. All
possible.! 1775 was written by various mem- 0800 and 1539.
along the line people from every walk of _--!-*- I bers of the English, History and Car Syverson.radio. flO. IK College St., R. M.

Government of the Three rooms of household furniture with
life had to "tighten their belts" because cooking and miscellaneous equipment
U. S. Naval Academy.: Accordingto 124113 Hancock St., NAS. Chief Moor
there just wasn't any money forthcoming to Refrigerator. foot, uedl4 months, $U0.
the preface, the book "is pri- 8540B Craven St.. Dewey. Park. Chief to
otherwise. kaiiTaiilitffl3IR marily an operational history of M. E. Vorater, ext. 8145.
the Navy, covering its work In Portable washing machine. 1ZISA Hancock
Although in a different way we at St.. NAS. Newman.
tat10C1tIK peace and war, from the begin- Vacuum cleaner, new. 1171 Cumberland
NAS Jacksonville are going to have to "tighten nings to the present, in protectionand Kd. R. J. Brown. ..
promotion of our national In- 1942 llarley Davidson, "4.\". la very stood
our belts" a little. When money was plen- condition. See) Lund Bks. W. NATTC.
r- terests. All Americans
and par- after 1630.
tiful, and winning the war at all costs :was ticularly those in the naval service. Maytag washing machine. Chief Mhite,

our primary aim, expenditure of funds for should have an understanding of Baby buggy,, ext.J10. In 428 good, condition. Welch
the part played by sea power ext. 8283.
maintenance and upkeep of the station was thoughout our history, its relationto Play pen and bed. HUB Child St., hrAS.

possible in cases of moderate necessity. To- The day is a rare one when the chaplain our foreign policies, and its con- Willard Morie. car battery $19 Never used. .
tinued importance in any schemeof acid hat hut been changed Lee, Bide.Cli. .
day, things are vastly different. As Station does not receive in his office a man who national defense. The book seeksto ext. 428.
prefaces his remarks with the words "I have those Double and single bed with raaUrttso .
emphasize of
Memorandum No. 29-47 pointed out last aspects our kitchen table, ironing board and other
I a problem." Frequently it is heard in the naval history which"iare of special I household items, 830. F. B. Burn.
:week, "Every request for work to be per- significance today. It stresses tech AMMlc. AR. Bldg.! 101. Shop 231 or
plural as he begins a recital of his difficulties 8230 Lynnwood Ave.. Weaconnett.
formed should carry :with it the answer to : by alleging ruefully "I have problems." nological advances and the Impactof 1939 Plymouth coupe, $759. R. P. Web .
new weapons on tactical and i Bid*. 424. Bki. 1, after 1':'00.
the question 'Where is the money coming While the chaplain listens and hears of strategical concepts. It also stresses 191 ,Packard four door. See Browning. Ski.L .

from to pay for it?' involved human relationships growing more the many factors which enter Three ext.bedroom 670. house! A-l condition Near
I into sea power which must be con- NAS, school, shopping center and but
Since maintenance and operating funds entangled, he often feels the need of some- sidered in any estimate of national lines Phone 2-1359, Mr. Riddle.
thing beyond human wisdom. He realizes security in the world today. Salt water rod and reel 400 feet. of 4i ]ks
have been curtailed even further for the 1948 test line. RCA console radio vlvtrola in
only too well that there are difficulties to EL COYOTE THE REBEL, by excellent condition. Chief Schweigholer.
!fiscal it has become to makea ext. 224. or 1 107 A Dewey Park Annex
year, necessary which no man can offer an immediate solu- Luiz Perez is the story of a hap- after 1700.
corresponding reduction in general main tion and even the suggestion of a certain less orphan who was forcibly taken Four rooms of..furniture. 127S Cumberland
into the Mexican Rd., Lind.e,.
and and the
tenance upkeep operations only revolutionary
line of conduct be
with dan-
may fraught FOR RENT
army at eleven, deserted twice,
most essential special works requests can be gerous possibilities. At such times he will and finally achieved an Two bedrooms for two working girls. Onbusline.
performed. To compensate for this cut in 2030 Hersrhell Street. Phone
urge the serviceman to seek divine guidancethat discharge at the age of thirteen. 2-6979 Mn. Luke Thompson.
funds, existing facilities and equipment must he may be in accord with the One who Crossing the border without dif- Large bedroom. Near bus line and business
ficulty, he tried manual labor center. Mn. Poole, phone "-6917.
be utilized to the fullest extent without mod- both
keeps the universe running in an ordered to share room with another
in the United States and in :Mexico twin ed., NAS bus
next to
ification or change. In addition the utmost bath tin
harmony and who holds the key that releases was sent to school by a mis- line.P hone 7-5287, Me,. Jordan. 3824
care must be given all equipment to prolongits from his difficulty the most tightly- sionary until he was expelled for Pat St.WANTED
life. falling in love with a teacher worked
locked prisoner.In Ride from Hurray Hill Section to MA.!".
his way through college, achiev- Working! hour 0800 to 1130. Miss Bar
To keep the station operating at peak ef- the Metropolitan Museum of Art in ing a diploma, citizenship, and a tels. ext. T94.

ficiency despite less money to do it with, all. New York City there hangs a painting of bride. Ride Gary from St.corner to NAS.of San Have Marco to be Blvd.at work and

hands must do their share to reduce the arresting symbolism. The artist has depicted Thomas B. Costain's new novel, at 0700. East 821. Cpl. Buttei.
work-load control THE MONBYMAN ,is an historical Used car. Will pay cash O. L. Striilvend,
maintenance expenditures the
burning sands of Egypt at the close phine 3-48K in the evening.FOUND .
and obtain maximum results at a minimum of day. In the background are the ancient during tale the of 15th: century France
reign of Charles
cost. The job can be accomplished with a lit- Pyramids, and in the foreground the inscrut- The plot is woven around the amaz-VII. Chow be returned puppy.' Phone free of 2.0704 chant and. MiII.r.MISCELLANEOUS pup. will

tle foresight, a sense of responsibility, and able Sphinx. At one side of the canvas Jos- ing career of Jacques Coeur, mer-
just plain, simple care. eph stands thoughtfully leaning on his staff. chant, patriot and the King's mon- Seven.kittens Alice Crr.LI.OPISMULLEN to give. away. Phone !.1.1Mn. !11

Instead of improving, the situation may Between the paws of the Sphinx Mary is eyman.France by He selecting attempts Valerie to, a save six- .

become even more acute in the years to sleeping. Within her arms she holds the in- teen-year-old girl of the people to WEDDING

come. Now is the time to get accustomed to fant Jesus. The legend of the painting'fnakes take the place of Agnes Sorel, the SATURDAY AT ST. EDWARD'S

getting along with less. The experience will plain for us that in the center of this hard the ailing real; mistress of the King and R. H. Mullen, Sic, and Hesper

stand us in good stead if, and when, we haveto and stony riddle of a universe Jesus Christ This is an power excellent behind portrayal the throne.of Maria Llcpls, daughter of Chief

"tighten our belts" still more. has the answer for every problem. the period as well as a good story. Quartermaster JoseXlopia, will be

-*- To Him, then, let us repair for a solution married In St. Edward's Chapelat

that is ultimate and cannot be shaken. NAS 1930 Saturday evening. A

May Get Pay Hike And having received the guidance sought, ATTENTION NAVYHOUSEWIVES reception will follow at the home

resolve to carry it out at any cost. A young of Chief Llopis, 1213-B Hancock

(SEA-Though) greatly limited in scope, man who once approached the Christ for Street.
friends and
a Senate bill to increase the pay of medical instruction as to how to obtain eternal life ter.Thanks Perhaps for I your know unsigned more about let- bridegroom are of invited the bride to attend

and dental officers was reported favorably by did not like the answer. He turped his back your problems than you think. the ceremony. and reception.
the Senate Committee on Armed Services. on the difficult right path and re-entered the Perhaps I don't. Housing short- -- -- -

All medical and dental officers' pay will easy but unsatisfactory one he had been ages are plaguing the entire

be increased by $100 per month if the bill traveling. But we are told that he was "very United sonville.States-not Even Congress only Jack-has

goes through. A limitation of five years was sorrowful" in the refusal. That is ever the been able to do little about it.

placed on the amount of time that the increase portion of those out of harmony with divine Some of your other criticisms Jit ... Station Chapels BiraJngba
Road and Mastin
is effective-and the Secretaries of government and out of thought with divine may be justified but there is lit- PretcstM Avenie"

War and the Navy must report back to Con- fellowship.As nore tle that specific.I can Rest do unless assured you are 0080-NATTC Murphy. Service-CbngUin B.

gress in three to five years as to the need Dwight L. Moody once summed it all confidence will not be violated.your 1045-General Worship Service-Chap*

oJf extending the authority. up: "We can do a great many things (and C need your specific suggestions. lain II' L. Albert.Catholic

Officers may volunteer within five years ought to do them) after we have prayed. /11/ H. S. DUCKWORTH, 0700 0000--Mass.Mass.

for active duty to receive the pay raise. The But vie cannot do anything more importantthan Captain, USN. 1100 An -Outdoor Idaas.; Nursery foe snail e&u-

Committee struck out provisions for 25 per to first take our problem to Him. P.S.-I don't like to swim. dren ti molnUlMd between ttl CO

cent pay increases for specialists. Chaplain R. L Murphy. and 1200.Page .



7 August 1947 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five


;: ,:'::: ';:F ; ::" n ( ; : 'A; < ,i InspectingThe: I PW, A&R Employees

:i: : ,. ; : ,, :>, S ::::4 '. > "i 'rdEJze7TA7Cf :' : Complete Navy's

': Inspectors Instructor CourseThe

Navy's Instructor Training
By HELEN BURNETTETwo course, as prescribed in the Navy
officers are welcomed into Work Improvement Program, was
the department this week. Comdr. completed by 14 employees from
H. B. Beckwith assumed the dutiesof the Assembly and Repair and Public .
Inspection Officer and Lt. (jg) Works Departments.Those .
A. L. May took over duties as As- completing the course
sembly and Repair Inspection Officer from 4&R were Reuben Bishop,
W. E. 'Bynum, B. W. Dodson, R.
We also extend a welcome to N. Godwin, J. C. Horne, D. B. Mc.

.- three newcomers: F M. Shepherd, Cartha, C. C. Murphy, Jr, andC.
AM2c; D. 1* Basinger, AMM2c; N. Williams. D W. R. Cameron,
and E. R. Heft, AM3c. J. C. Edge, L. J. Flaherty, J. E.
We are glad to see one of our old Francisco, H R. Lutzen, and S.
buddies back with us again, E. E. A. Whittington were from the Pub.
Hayes, AM2c who has been at- lie Works Department.
tending aviation school in Memphis Assisting the Training Divisionof
Although Hayes hasn't been the Industrial Relations De-
assigned to our department, we'll partment in conducting the course

-- ',---- be seeing him around, working in were W V. Strom, Public Works
q.. .. st the A&R.G. Training Supervisor, and three
Ferryboat Deluxe I W Oakes, AMMlc, is takinga training coordinators from A&R,
4 30-day leave and is spending R. E. Aaron, leadingman; Byron
DESPITE discontinuance of I most of his time in his some state, Bradshaw, leadingman; and 3. H.
:: < the Navy-operated ferryboatacross Virginia. Bedenbaugh leadingman.
< the St. Johns, station em- I N. R. Gelinas, AMMlc, was cau.1 .
ployees who reside in the South- ed home in South Hadley I
.. side area can still avoid a round- Massachusetts, because of the serious -I
V nf about auto trip to and from illness of his mother. We do I F SUPPLY
work. Ferryboat service is now hope she has made a great im- ;

being provided by a privately- provement, Gelinas, and is well on !
owned cabin cruiser skipperedby her way to recovery. I ALLIES
B. L. Davis, himself an NAS Ross, you shoot pool With the I
employee. The boat makes four cue stick after the balls are placed I''
crossings daily-leaving Bolles in the rack. You don't have to bal-
School dock at 0605 and 0635 ance the rack on your nose, or try M
.Y and the station dock at 1555 and to loop it over your shoulders. II NOTES FROM MY LITTLE

1635. The special ferryboat service You'll get bruised every time, or I BLACK BOOK: Pappy Bennett,
was arranged by the Em- didn't you know? our erstwhile super, concluded his
ployee Services Section of the John Finenco had good reasonto month's vacash by a trip around

Industrial Relations Depart- be in a vile mood last week. South Florida Ted Hasle is
ment, and information regarding Having to replant and repair his I completing his new home in Hyde
cost to riders may be obtained lawn took a lot of time and energy Park Lt. Comdr. Leidel will
55 S from this section at ext. 532. to say nothing of expense. Words j be Puerto Rico bound shortly after
(and fists) would probably be fly- I you read this. He was detachedthe

,' birthday on Aug. 3rd. Martin Don- ing if he knew the name of the last part of July from NAS
: ivan celebrated his the same day. driver of the ambulance which and will take up his new post in

Accessories Division by Dor- brought his mother-in-law home that port sometime in August .
& : )I. Williamson-Martha Hol- from the hospital. Bill Kimble spends every weekendin
I : Glad to note that Chief J. B.
loway has been going over to the the Public Library, imbibing
.",-.r.. '.1" Main Dispensary all week for Thomas is back on duty after be- knowledge, his associates report.
". to the for
*: Engine Overhaul by Carl W. l' treatment. Says it is an old in- ing confined hospital Add similes: "As hopeless as
I'layu-Have you heard the rum- jury troubling her again. Confiden- some time.A. finding a cleaned-off table in the
' or going around that Chief Eyman Bouchard-We are glad to haveR. tially, we learned they have a doc- C. Ingram, ACMM, who recently civvy caf." It's a boy, and he'll
:r-... is going to have his rate changedto C. Williams back again after a tor who is a real cutie-pie. underwent an appendec- be calling Frank Williams "da-da'
CPhM and be subsequently tomy, is rapidly recovering and, at before long. Frank passed out the
long leave of absence by a We are trying to find out if
the rate he is should be
, transferred to the First Aid Room spinal operation. Clarence E. Og- Johnny Harvey is a wolf. He came going, cigars, which remind us that Carl
.. where he will be assigned duties burn is also back after an opera- to work wearing a lovely "frag- back on the job soon. Congratulations Reiter, announcing the new ladyof
, *. under the direction of Carolyn Jane tion. It's good to get all our men rance." Says he bought his wife on such a speedy recovery. the house, passed out doughnuts .
';' I Smith, R. N. (Registered Nurse back, as we missed them. I some new perfume. Are you go- Glad to have you up and around Harold Diggett,
; not Royal Navy) Have you seen Chief R. D. Bren- ing to take the paper home today, again, whose piano compositions you
Was Ills Face Red Dtpt.: One nan's latest toupee? If you haven't Johnny? heard recently (via the jukeboxover I

.:.,' day last week the pay telephone you must come up to the office to We have a Marine Reserve pilotD. INSIDE the blowhorn, has an eniable
next to Ben Tingen's office got see it. It's very becoming and very S ("Mustache") Thomas, in record as director of musical shows
jammed with nickels and did noth- flattering to his age. the Landing Gear Shop. Alwayslets and composer of popular songs
ing but rob several people there- C. ;M. Graeff is a bachelor these us know how our landing gear PUBLIC WORKS behind him. He was collaboratoron
after. Naturally, said people were days as his wife and family are and tail wheels work on his plane. that perennial hit, "Cuddle Upa
. indignant and vented their spending the summer days in I :Notes from the Scratch Pad-
very Nice to have our own test pilot I Little Closer", currently being
,, anger by banging lustily on the Pennsylvania. How does it feel to I A big fishing trip, without luck, I The Public Works File Sect! \1 revived by yodelers Sinatra and
phone, which action was very an- be a bachelor, Mr. Graeff? We in Okefenokee Swamp was enjoyed welcomed back Betty Johnson who Der Bingle, and his name which,
'_ noying to Ben-who was trying to understand you have invited AnnaC. by Sollie, McMullen, Phillips, enjoyed a 30-day vacation |In Cal- incidentally, is Harold DeGrosse in
concentrate at his desk. Just when Baker and her husband over for and ifornia. We intend to get some circles) the
and lunch brothers, Murray professional appears on
', it seemed the news had got around; chow. You mean you can cook that Pop. We are still waiting for a first-hand information about Cal- sheet music to "Moon Dear," also
that the phone was not workingand well or will they be taking a fishfry.On ifornia vs Florida climate. Okay, being revived The Navy De-
the noise had subsided, pande- chance? I Dot, we won't.
monium broke loose in the phone Mr. Howard should send his cast I our sick list are Robert If you want to see a strong partment is probably unaware thata
new field (or maybe it was an
booth. Ben sprang up from his out to Shop 1030, as they will put Thorn and Alice Whilden, who is believer in faith, look at Laurie
) has been created
opinion by one
desk, ran over to the phone booth some cowling hinges on his windowfor in St. Vincent's. A speedy recov- Rosenberg. He still has faith In
and tapped the Individual assault- him. It seems like he got mis- ery for both of you by all! the Jacksonville Tars baseball man: Whitey Howell of Stock Con-

- ing the telephone on the back, in- lead on his window deal. The doc- A hearty welcome to Mr. Jerni- team and even expects them to trol. If you're interested in details -
. forming him in no uncertain words tor sealed it back up after he removed gan and Mr. Russo. Hope you will win at least one more game this just mention Whiting Field
that the phone was out of order. the stitches, and Howard is enjoy working with us. season. (spelled with a "W") to Howell
turned looked at Ben, Pete left Probable scoop: Ercil Downs n
, The man so disappointed. J. E. Riley went fishing Sundayand Capps Sunday morningfor
and said, "You're telling me? I'm Seems as though Hauptmann'ssport believe me, he really caughtfish a two-weeks vacation in Penn- expecting to be a grandma momen-
from the Telephone Company." I II has turned from fishing to sylvania. He thinks he can settle tarily, and it may be that the bless

:., Engineering Division by Fred killing rats, the four-legged kind. In case want to know how the coal miners' labor disputes pro- ed and news event will be coincIdental
}. Clyne-This summer heat really He said he got ten at one lick, to hunt you Red Arline. viding he can contact Mr. John L. Leole Noguera tells
turkeys see
, effects people. Last week, there and the reason for that is it wasa He will all the informa- Since Jennie Farford became her intimates that she is headed for
was an article in this column con- mother rat with nine little ones. tion give need.Planning .you Mrs Jennie Kepec, she just can't St. Pete and a bench on the Pier
cerning a marriage, and what do Some fellow named Everington you seem to find time to dig up any where she will unload her net, bear
you know, Bob Smith is going off became the father of a baby girla Dh'illon-by Seamor-I news in Transportation for this trap, double-hooks, and Purple
the deep end this week. We all few weeks ago. We are all wait- Cordial welcome is extended to column. Is housekeeping that bad, Passion Perfume, for big game
wish you the best of luck, Bob. ing for the cigars and candy. We newcomers Mabel Wells and I Jennie hunting Walter York is the
alone. understand he made Shop Plan- Charles Masek. We all hope you the
Leave those motorcycles F. N. Taylor is humming"There'll current liaison for products
During a recent downpour of ner's rate about the same time. both make yourselves at home Be Some Changes Made"since of a disabled veteran. The mer-

Liquid Florida Sunshine", Clar- congratulations. amqngst us.Saturday. the recent arrival of a new chandise is attractive and weilI -
ence Lamb was wondering whetherhe Structures Dh'lslon-by Lathetis July 26, the Statistics son at his house. I constructed. Contact him if you'\
had a motor-boat or a car. In Gunther-Lt. R. C. Covington, recently Section had "The Social Event of R. A. Burroughs leaves this week like to see his samples. He's in Cor-
fact, enough water came into the assigned as assistant Divi- the Year" in the form of an all- for New York where he will spend I. respondence Section. Prediction:
car to put out his cigarette. sion Officer, has been loaned to day picnic at Jax Beach. The turn- his vacation. 'That before very long, additional

We regret to see one of our fa- Emergency Repair Division. You out was not quite 100%, but an :Maintenance >"e !i-Henry Mel- space in the employees' parkingarea
vorites leave us-LaFalise Chambers lucky people! exceptional time was had by all. zer isn't satisfied just riding an will be available. Scuttlebutt
She worked in the Plant Di- Henry J. Hodges and Frank H. Those present were Mr. and Mrs aquaplane but does triple somer- reports that already it is under
vision Drafting Room before com- Merchant have transferred here Marge Stovall, son, daughter, and saults from a seaplane at 20 feet official advisement Current
ing to the Engineering Division from Charleston Naval Yard Wel- friend, Alex McHugh and parents, to dive into Kingsley Lake, too. nicknames: "Czar" Szarmanski;
where she has been for over a come to Shop 305. Hope you enjoy Mattie Wood, Kitty Allen, Fred That stuff must have had a power- "Sheriff" Trammell (our depart-
year. She also happens to be lucky working with us. Clyne, Joe and Grace Corte, Mr. ful kick to it, Hank."Puddinhead" ment policeman); George 'DickTracy"
enough to be able to get a new We welcome Chief Bergin backto and Mrs.' Glenn Volp and kiddies, thinks it'sa '
Murray Michener Charles BroncoBuster"
house to live in. Shop 305.Congratulations. Evelyn Daugherty, Mr. and Mrs. ;
shame the
Mrs. Fritch has
way Hawkins Wedding
and Mrs.
to Mr.
Personnel &. Atlmlnl'ltration-by John Nazal and tax exemptions, to call Sam to breakfast three
bells out last Saturday for
Chandler of 304 on the arrival ofa rang
Hawkinshas Mr. and Mrs. Loyce Fergerson
Dot Dickson Johnnye times in the after she
morning getsit
another attractive gal in Account
nine-pound baby boy,
been on the sick list for daughter, and your reporter and ready. Ha suggests a pitcher of ing-Florence SmUh She's Mrs.
urday, 26 July.
quite some time now. We all wish his wife Janice. ice water applied daily until said Olon Mobley now.REPORTED .
'j you a speedy recovery, Johnnye. Metal & Machine Dh'lslon-by Mrs. Stauss and her son at- trouble is relieved. Anderson
" \ Johnnie Williams has taken a bby-W. J. Murphy of the Ma- tended fleetingly, merely to bring After an acquaintance of about : George
(Big Andy"), James Brinkky,
:".; few days off and we hear she's chine Division has recently com- the main course, a delicious ham, eight years, Virgil Hilliard and
Gertrude Morse, and Martha Roberts
; just loafing in Jacksonville. pleted his five years of and departing immediately. It George Clarke have just discoveredthat
; ., Hazel Miller's sister and hubby here. In the five years, he has seems that business before pleasure they're "kinfolks." Frankly, were responsible for the frequent -
last week from Key West used NO sick leave. That is quitea musical interludes we heard
" were up still rules in her case. we think they've known it all
from the first deck. It's
, :r'. \.# Ellen Messer and Iva look well record! Poor Charley Hoffman and fam- along but that it's just leaked out."Bo" possiblethat
Harold Adams Shop 475: is en- a regular weekly program
rested after their leaves. hats
couldn't to locate us and Rountree just returned -
ily seem could be worked them
by during
McLaughlin joying a vacation in Atlanta, Ga. up
Lorraine Lowry
they were left holding the bag, or from a month's vacation and lunch hour P. A-ed the .
to visit us last week. We are glad to see R. E. Lock- over area.Frank
came back all he has to is this: "Don'tever
buns. We
rather 5 doz. hamburger say Florida
. domestic duties wood and J. R. Jones back to work. Courtney's
Seems as though
. Leo Sarafin is back to work hear they have fried, broiled, toast- take your vacation in July Hawks, formerly the NAS Terror
with her.
agree Miss Burdick, who has been withus after a 15-day: leave In Connecticut.New ed, and burnt the buns in order to 'cause it's" too hot no matter where are holding their own on the bald

for some time, is leaving to- employees of the Metal Di- vary the taste. (My, my, no telling you go. diamond Jim Smith is prez of
for California. Now, Bur- vision are E. C. Newman, Shop how much bread one can consume, Memo to Joe Sl trunk: Joe we the local AFGE No. 579, which
morrow lick I can't imagine why you are 476, and T. V. Whidden, Jr., Shop eh, Charley?) don't kow what to tell you to do meets every third Sat. Vacationers :
"Sunny" Florida for California Cards from Laurance Turner, for your sunburned head this time recently were: FranK
I leaving, but all of us wish you the 410.G.. L. Neal, Shop 477, is on a snapper machinist, indicate that he but as a preventative measure we Miller, James Spears, and R, MeKlnnon. -
best of luck. We really hate to see two-weeks leave. He is spendingthe Is enjoying a. wonderful trip suggest that you wear a toupee Mack just returned from
; S. : ,; leave. time fishing In Tennessee. through the East, the Maine coast the ,.next time you spend the day an annual .Sunday School. Confer
try Assembly\ DlvMoo by I. D Isabella Kellum celebrated her and Canada swimming. ence. J

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JAX AIR MEWS I Five: Receive. Awards At NATTG n &oki

A familiar scene, long absent -- ,j
front Saturday Inspection' took son, USN, for his action In the \ "
Captain JU! Comm.ndtneCumm.nder Schumacher's office when five 1944 Lt. Emerson made a direct

Robert P. Baota. USN NATTCenter: personnel received citations I hit and contributed materially in "REALLY THE BLUES" is the
ExotCl1ti" for their meritorious serv- sinking an enemy craft. autobiography of Mezz Mezzrow.

Lt. Commander J. W, Williams USN ices during World War II. I Ernest E. Waldo, PhoMlc of It is "an odd Odyssey of an old ,.
Publia In( AJvlor t" JAX Air N.w* his cool and competent man- .I I wear the Navy Unit Commendation: spoked beer for Al Capone, smoked
ner, his inspiration and comfort Ribbon, which was awarded to the with the Purple Gang, peddled
Editorial Offices for NATTC Section, Room liT and 18*. opium
Admimi.tratiom Buillm 5'-A.' Tel. Jat.! JII* ,.. to the officers and men serving un- .I Supporting Unit of the Fifth Am- marihuana in Harlem, playedthe
der him while Air Officer of a., phibious Corps, U. S. Fleet Marinei clarinet in dives high and low,

Arthur T. KauUomkolU Editor SUN combatant escort aircraft carrier i I Force, for outstanding heroism in married across the color line and
during sustained operations I! support of military operations today heads a Jazz record company
.w rrlt..r against the enemy in dangerous : during the seizure of enemy held ." This is the record of a man
Robert J. Wtfhlmg. SUAll j waters near Okinawa Gunto and.'Iwo Jima, 19 to 28 of February who picked up a horn and told the

Photograph ar. official U. S. Navy Photograph m"J. by NAS i Sakishima Gunto Japan, from 3 : 1945 whole story In music.A .
Photo Lb and Av. Kund school Photo Lab unle. otherwi credit.!. 1 May 1915 to 24 June 1945, Lt.I Others who received awards man who hitched his wagon in
Comdr. W McCalhster received Ronald Kester. AOMlc and
j I I were and had
a restless star a varietyof
the Bronze Star. I William F Surgi Jr. They both adventures and experiences is
The Cross : received the Presidential Unit Citation
_. Distinguished Flying Melvin Hall who tells his storty in
--- I was awarded to Lt. W. S. Emer-I I. Ribbon Bar with Star "JOURNEY TO THE END OF AN

,. / .: Q : :; : ; I ERA." He began his world tours

.' i at the age of twelve when he and .
l ./ THE WORD. I his family motored over Europe,

f .: W./' I Asia and the United States. (His
: father owned the seventh Winton
\ ..' .:'.," FROM AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOL sold commercially and he had to

_; WffffT TO DO! WHERE TO OOl i' The boxing tournament turned out very nicely for TAF write to what Alexander to do in Winton event to of inquire a-

last Wednesday night as we racked up a 36 a 25 decisionover puncture. Mi Winton could only (I
that he the whole
MOVIE SCHEDULE Yellow Water in the finals. Led by Manager "Pilch" wheel suggest 1 backJo Cleveland ship Mr. Hall

Price the boys walked away with six out of eight victories, served in both World Wars, knew

NATTC losing only in the light heavy and middleweight classes. notable figures in an informal way,

Besides Price, the team included Sammons, Brabant, Cham- saw many strange things, and Is,
'111 UK vi.-HOPPY'S HOLIDAY, with William Boyd and Mary pagne. Johnson, Walsh, Werick, on top of it all a gifted storyteller

Ware. Shows at 1730 and 2000 I and Mora They are to be congrat- r these men the best of everything I ,

1KIDXYM> SATURDAY-CHEYENNE, star ulated on their tine showing, and in their long years of married bliss For whodunit fins there \la one
ring Dennis Morgan and Jane Wyman. Shows at 1730 I also for the hundred points on the ahead with a new twist. You know the
and 2000 on Friday; 1400, 1730 and 2000 on Satur Captain's Trophy. Some things seen about the divi- murderer right from the start. The

day.SUNIIAYGREAT. sion this week: Mr Baker who is
With the removal of all tem- sportingit question is the victim This
EXPECTATION, with John Mills and Valerie "skins" Brks in a brand, spankin' Olds. Rem- one is "PICK YOUR VICTIM?"
the musters at
Hobson: Shows at 1400. 1730 and 2000. i,porary scheid becoming an Instructor by Pat McGerr. 'THE UNWELCOME -
17 little out of hand.
:are getting a
MONDAY AM TUESDAY POSSESSED, featuring Joan Craw Material accepting a work requeston CORPSE" by a newcomer,
It that "Chi-Chi" is refusing
seems -
ford and Van Heflin. Shows at 1730 and 2000 I the first try. Chief Farlow us- Barbara Frost, ia the story of what
the unless he
to to tower
\%' :iNKMAY" LAST OF REDMEN, with Jon Hall and :Michael go ing 3 13ths of a broom handle. happens when death- sudden and
gets that extra 50%. And whileon
O'Shea Shows at 1730 and 2000\ | :Martin
out AVOing Str dley. Finally ghastlystrikes in a mystery wri-
llirKsiiAY--THE CRIMSON KEY, with Kent Taylor and Doris the subject, Chief Wells reports the fact that there were no i ter's own household, 0 r in'
that he has been
Dowhng Shows at 1730: and ::'tkU.Yellow Chief of 525. grounded as Bldg. babies born into the division during THURSDAY BLADE" by Frederick '

The honor men of the graduating the week. I Davis someone has !an uncomfortable -
While speaking of things seen mania for op.nmgpeople
WaferTHUKMHY class this week AF-16 are
PAILEU. L. A. and DIEDRICH. i I we believe we have something that 's thoats using a set of expensive -

-NO SHOW. J. F., who have' won the covetedone I demands special recognition You II i razors one for each dayof
FIW.XU s.\'l'lTItU.\Y-SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE two spots. White "helmets" have heard of the nymphs that i I the weekCAPTAIN'S.
I I in the night and fix shoes -4 5
come j 5
Starring Phillip Terry, I are doffed in their honor.
The latest to make the .
:MMY HOPPY'S HOLIDAY, with William Boyd and Mary Those "wedding bells" rang out goblin I'
headlines is the Tic-Toe .
mysterious TROPHYC'AITAIN'S .
Ware 1 twice this week as Frank Evans '
3IONDAY AND ; ).\CHEYENNE, starring Dennis Morgan and Johnny Bogers approached the :, who was found painting two seut-I' .
tlebutts last It TROPHY rOINTI4TAF
I altar Thursday
and Jane Wyman over the week-end There I
I I that he had kicked the .....
WtUH: ::>U.-\\'.- Gl'tEAT EXPECTATION, with John Mills and must be something in the air as paint over 255..;i.,-
and was just cleaning it up but I MAD 14R
Valerie Hobson. we have als oheard that Jack I I
TIIt'ISDAY-NO SHOW.THINGS Gregg was about to take the so- wouldn't want to say either way. TOB ion
Perchance he fixed the clock at
: TEA 85
called "fatal step" but we have had
Basic Skills Monday morning also. Yellow Water 85
no verification We all want to wish
TO DO-ABOARD After a four weeks' layoff the TLT 70 .,
Division's Softball team came back SAD 55

FLEETS IN-Open nightly 1730-2130 Bldg. 517.Sniviihea I strong Friday afternoon to beat T 50
and snacks available iNATTCenter Orchestra flOM I out TAI by the tune of 97. Needing D 35

featured on Monday nights. \ only one out for a shutout in TSD 25

BM>'LING-Six alleys in Ship's Service avail jf SHORT SHOTSGlenn the top of the seventh Lovelace TO A 20
I II weakened while TAI out
.., W 10
s''), all personnel Monday through Saturday,
to take the lead
I sevin runs onlyto XO 19(
17-2130. League games have priority. I
have our boys come back with TEB 5..
NAT1C IJBUAKY Located in Auditorium
the deciding tallies in their last HD 5
Open Monday, Tuesday, hursd
210 was certainly a
1230 to 2100. Hancock who blasted out a prodigious TAI 0 .I ,
pleaser and threw a nice reflectionon
TO A, Come on felows, let's have I : homer iu the fifth Inning. HM 0
Available at Gear Locker We all hope to have "Bhnky"Bowden AM 0
more of our men active in the I
Physical Training Department, Bldg. 51S. i NATTa recreation program. back with us in a few LIT I
days Bowden has been in the hospital 555
TtSNIS-Racquet.s and balls available at Physical I for the past few weeks and I
Between writing love letters and That one argument for the rear-'
Training Bldg. 513. after a successful: operation i* reported -
engine bus Is that it has betterweight
figuring a way to bring his one Whilein
along nicely.
r and only to Jax so he can get coming distribution and is afforded -
of Student Division
\\'I UIISO POOL No. 1-(BIJg. 518)) For Naval !II '. married it looks like those Ordnance -I Headquarters.the area Brks, 18, is to eb a decided advantage in drivingin

Personnel with Guests. Children under 12 years movies (Westerns to you congratulated on their possessionof mud. snow, sand, and other soft

are not allowed in the pool unless accompanied by a Jt not in the know I are Phillipe's\ the Athletic Pennant which they surfaces?

parent or a responsible adult. Monday, thru Friday chief means of.passing. time have held for the past six weeks.
13H to 201:;;. Saturday 0900 tj 2045.: Sundays and I Also some of the MAA's report I That prior to the war, 1,310,000
Holiday" 1300 to Ot5."t. Its all in how you look at it, having a little confusion over the people were employed In automotive
I boys. The liberty, I mean. Take sales and servicing activities
week-end as Sea Scouts and students -I
I Johnson for instance, he hasn't I more than three times the number
SWIMMING 1'OOL No. 2-(Bldg. 419) For male : )I were getting mixed up right
I been out of the gate since his ar holding auto factory jobs
Naval Personnel only. Monday, thru Friday 0900 to ,rival here at school and he's per I and left.__ -
1200 and 1730 to 2045. Saturday 0900 to 2015. Sundayand I
satisfied If he do all
fectly ( can BULKHEAD Carvln
Holidays 1300 to 2015. I right on the base I'm sure he's the I &y Murray

RECEPTION: ; : KOOM-Located in Auditorium for man to get a few pointers from

NATTC Personnel I, relatives and guests.: I

"Windy" Winchester had a nice
week-end Indeed :First, he celebrated I I
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE: his birthday Friday night Ic

then. Saturday he went out and
VYHKKK: TO GO AM1OUK: NCC Club at Church and Newnar celebrated his celebrating his I r
from 1700 to 2300 Saturdays-1200 to 2400 I
Streets. Club open daily I birthday Friday Sunday finding
Sundays 1000 to 2JOO Dances Wednesdays and Thursdays, Saturdays nothing to celebrate he just wend;
1 and Sunday Uniform required on Saturday and Sunday. out and celebrated (Next week he (

")lKSO'IU.t; ntACUtS-Buses: leave at frequent Intervals says he's going to celebrate his not I

from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sa.ne as Navy). Surf bath- getting any type. .of. hangover |I

Ing ants other recreation: at one of worlds: finest ocean beaches. Bus j I II
Could it be that Reinberger is
fire .134. I striking for Commander-m-Chief'I II a .

C.V.NOELNG: F'ISIIING, AND BOA11NG: Cedar River on Sa.n..I of the whole Navy Least his let
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on I ters from a certain girl are addressed .

San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$1.00 per hour; motorboat I, that way. (That, we feel.

*-$2,00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. is one of the deepest snow jobs
4 we've had. the fortto' run +t a on
i +
t across(
I sery. The first call is scheduled to .

Navy Wives Club I start at 2000 and the last card McCoy can't see wasting time t '"-{

I wil be at 2230Officers with repairs on his automobile. In-
To Weekly I stead he into town and gives
Sponsor and Enlisted Personnelas goel f -
I the girls a break. (As long as they .
At NATTCThe well as their wives and guestsare don't complain it's all right with 11 5 ra !
Bingo Party '
Invited to attend. U3, too. And anyway, he's a firm

sharp tiiumi h tm cry of I Mr!!. Bertha Mish ia the Club's believer in pleasure before work).
_ BINCJO will be heard on Thursday Chairman for the Bingo Commit *

evening, when Bingo l Fans tee King now has an accomplice to .
Invade SNUG HARBOR of the help him hunt houses until they

NATTCenter Ships Service. Beginning Portland, Ore (SEA-) -"If they find one that suits their personality.

this Thursday, August 7th, I were good enough for Lincoln, Weaver Is the unforunate lad.
the Jacksonville Navy Wives Club they're good enough for me," declared Can anyone help .

___ No.HANDS 86 will BINGO sponaor PARTY a weekly,""ALL the I shortage Sliff of Nelson lumber, and faced nails.with So a That the YU-49 II ., .army's new Jet- .air ria.: ,.. .....a..w.L_......... ... -,,...,

proceeds of which will be added to he started building himself a 10- propelled bomber, Is a flying wing "
the treasury of the Club's Nur- room log cabin with a 172-foot spread F ? "G<>Hji-I sure WIIE hilly lookin' a* a baby.

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The renewal of boxing here at NATTC was greeted with much suc- I much here, a fine boxer ; Gabe Champagne, Welterweight, tall and long,

cess at the recent three day Boxing Tournament held at the :NATTC Au- : armed and a hard puncher ; Al Johnson. Lightweight a slugger from the

ditorium July 28. 29 and 30. An enthusiastic crowd was on hand all three first bell ; Frank Walsh, Featherweight, probably the craftiest boxer in

nights. In the center of the layout above are the eight new champions of the bunch ; Wallace 'eirick, Bantamweight who pulled the upset of upsetsin

NATTC, and around them are some of the action shots that were taken defeating last year's Champ Richard Beck ; and Carl Mora, Flyweight,

during the tourney. Reading from left to right, the new Champs are: Harry speedy little puncher, who soundly whipped his heavier opponent. The

Price, Heavyweight, who won by a TKO in the third round ; Bob "Red" fights were all under the direction of Al Sinibaldi, who at this moment Is

McDonough, Light Heavyweight, runner-up to the Light Heavy crown in in the Naval Hospital suffering from the"thing all boxers fear most-resin

the 1916 tournament ; Bob Perkins, Middleweight, though not seen too I in their eyes. Al reportedly only has it in one eye, but it is bad enough.

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TAF ) -- -- ---.-. ------ -- --
A* was expected, stronglydominated For NATTCenter
L the NATTC Station Yellow]) Water, 121 ]Iba.

Boxing Tournament Finals last Featherweight Frank Walsh, NATTC{ Air Raiders Win Two Yeoman SchoolAs

week, taking six of the eight 127 Ibs., TAF, won by TKO over

championships' offered. It was Bob Cox 131 Ibs., Yellow Water,
strictly a two team affair, as Yellow in second round Time: 55 seconds Of Three Game Series From NASIn you kruAv, there is a great:
Lightweight Johnson, 142 shortage of yeomen in the U. S.
Water took the other two title ,
belts. With the team victory, TAF ]Ibs, TAF, won three round deci- the upset of the year, the ----- Navy today. A man who can type

gained another 100 sizeable points sion over Bob Schmidt 142 Ibs. NATTC Air Raiders won two out file and do all the other jobs tX-
Welterweight Gabe Champagne pected of a yeoman is really. a find
todwards the
winning Captain'sTrophy.
from the
of three baseball games
i to a division.
147 lbs, TAF, won three
round decision over George Koeh- NAS Fliers last week to put themin For these reasons your chancesof

Without doubt, the biggest up- ler, 150 ]Ibs., Yellow Water. the finals of the Seventh Naval going from seaman to yeoman
net of the night was the decision MiddleweightBob Perkins, 155 A 1Cenia : third class are very good. In ad-
District playoffs.The ] .
Weirick of TAF turned in
Ibs. dition to meeting your petty officer
Yellow Water, won three
over Richard Beck in the 118 lb.Dantamwt'lght vastly improved Air Raiders I qualifications, it is
round decision over Don Brabant, necessary that
class. Conceded not 155 I Ibs., TAF. won the first game from the Fliers you attend the yeoman school tot
even a remote chance of whipping by a 4 to S count on Saturday 26 qualify professionally.
I Light Heavyweight Bob Mc- I
1 the expenenced Beck, who was the Bill Cudd went the distance
I Donough, 171, lbs., won three July. i The next class in the Yeomart
! :3946 titleholder in the Bantam-I round decision over Dave Sam- for the Air Raiders and gave up !School] is scheduled to convene on

1 weight class, Weirick rains, 167 Ibs, TAF. only five hits. Johnny Sheffield was Monday 11 August, and qualified
toe with Beck and wore him down i avywt'ight-Harr Price, 175 the losing pitcher for the Fliers. instructors are on hand. *
taking a unanimous decision. Admitted : I The second game of the three I
Ibs., won by TKO in third round
that Beck is probably a better game was not decided until the i
over Jim Cochran, 181 lbs, Yel- Two reasons why Chief Malley'shair to the Link Instrument Trainer
: boxer than his recent showing, Field the following day and found
low Water. Time 1.05) seconds.Intramural gets gray: Coxswains Reid School. Not only shall we miss tho
he looked far out of fighting con- the Air Raiders on the short end
t and Buccini the Police Force. the exuberant personality of this
, tlition. of the scoring by 4 to 3, but the on
They picked up a lady for speed officer but it is worthy of notice
wa snot decided until the
; game
Two Technical Knockouts were 'I Football ing last week, and then didn't even that this School received the Cap
eleventh inning. Mike Marinkovich
I also awarded by Referee Sergeant her For tain's Trophy for athletic achievement
have a pencil to write up.
I pitched the first eight frames and
Major Aliffi of the Marine Avia- Begins 16 SeptemberAt shame boys! When did you say directly as a result of LT.HARLOWS .
tion Detachment. Frank Walsh Cudd finished the game. Ace Wool-]
sent back ? efforts, enthusiasmand
you were getting to sea
won his diadem by walloping Bob NATTCenterWith the bright Fliers.was the winning pitcher for Then, too, Buccini, until just the ]leadership as AEM Physical
Cox of Yellow Water so hard, that
under the Training Officer.
other day, was impression -
The last, a rubber of the
lie was awarded the victory after the baseball game that AvFund was somethingyou We welcome aboard, LT. season near series, found the NATTC Air Raid-
&B5) seconds of the second round.
to. Sort of P. DAMERON, fomerly Electronics -
its close, the NATTC gave money
ers were collecting seven blows
Harry Price, the coach, manager Training Department has started like the Charity Fund drive, eh, Officer at NAS Banana River.
Seventh Naval District ]
\.. and what have you of TAF's teamcored thinking about the football play-offs Buck? Lambert of the same di- LT. i ijgr) DAMERON has been as-
.., season the Fliers
by handing a 1 to 0 defeat -
the other TKO, after a cou-
visionvho has statistics signed duties as Line Phase Offi-
ahead. It was announced more up
Monday Bill Cudd "red hot"and
Big was
ple of looping rights had Jim that the NATTC Intramural] Foot- limited his sleeve than Idaho has potatoes, cer, and with his excellent back-
the Fliers to three
Cochran of Yellow Water halfway
he read where British ground and previous ,
ball League will begin play Tuesday swears a experience
scattered hits while the Air Raiders
cut of the ring, after two previous I 16 September 1947. The tentative cruiser went 72 knots an hour for he will surely prove a great assetto
were collecting seven blows
knockdowns. The time of the vic-
technical in this
8 hours straight. Perchance it training School
plans call for
1six team off Hank Lacotta. Stillman and .
tory was 1-05: seconds of the third
couldn't been downhill
league, with each team playing LaHuher the for going ,
round. guns The NavSch AEM (A) Is proudto
two nights a week. I Boats? 7 1
New Champions and the results NATTC getting two hits apiece.
extend congratulations to of
As a number of divisions aremuch The NATTC Air Raiders by virtue Seen AROUND THE BASE -
of the final night are:
instructors MeN
our ALL Y
Ibs. smaller] than last :year, it of their latest victory, now advance Mr. Shahan driving around the IIi
FYWf'lght-Car] Mora, 313 AEM2c), better known as the
TAF, won three round decision will be necessary to combine some to the finals) of the play-off] base showing off his beautiful new "
of them in order to form and I Ford Mr. K. W. Eppert, "One-M Swimming Team, for
a team. will meet the winner of the gray
from James Harris, 117 ]lbs, TAF.Bantamwt'ight winning the 1500 and 800 meter
All Division Officers are requestedto Green Cove Springs-Key West late of the PT office, sporting a
Wallace Wei-
events the A.A.U. Recordfor
; setting
rick 122 Ibs three notify the Physical Training games for the Championship of Lieutenant Commander's uniform
: won Florida State, the Seventh Naval
Officer, by letter before 1200 Aug- the Seventh Naval District. The and bearing the title of Personnel
round decision over Richard Beck,
District and
; ust 18. of their intentions of field victor in this encounter will represent Officer of NARTU. He held that Record the Recod -
for the Indoor Pool.
He is
ing a separate team, or requestfor the District in the All-Navy similar title here at NATTC during -I now

Tennis Tourney combining with another division Championship that will be staged the war Chief Malley witha qualified for the 800 meter relay
to the SeventhNaval
I team represent
or divisions. sometime in September. I new Station Wagon. How about
District the
some pointers Chief, on who to champions in
Slated For 13th
I- know to get all those 47 models coming All-Navy. .Tournament..
250 Sea Scouts invading the
August At NATTCPlans I' Wedding bells have taken their
Swimming Pools, Shop's Service,
@ toll again. ROY of Phase I teas
Gym, and giving the Police Force
) are under way to hold a flOEI3Y SIIOP I married his Louisiana Girl, aMtht'y
headaches, because they look so!
Intramural Tennis Tourn- have the heartfelt best
NATTC wishesof
... much like sailors] And how i
e ,''' ament, it was announced Monday the entire School. The Generator ..
about the changing of Ship's Services -
, :. by the Physical Training Depart Nf.WS We hear it's a strategic Reporter, Laverne (Woweej)]
ment. The Tournament will start MILLER tells me that GIL-
move though-because that way
13 1947 and BREATH and BRITT alas
Wednesday August I are
you have to Took for things
Is a part of the intramural Ath- i "HolJhieJ'fir the Ho/JJyisl" want and almost always buy more. making plans; and that MacDON-
letic program that sees divisions ALD is slowly coming up the roadof
and schools) competing with each A special letter from Ship's recovery from that leave he just

other for points toward the Cap- Service was received by "Boats"Hancock took. He says Boston is still there
Trains, model trains! Train ouild- Model planes
tain's Trophy presently' held by are going strong the other day, thanking although he tried his best to destroy
',.r AKMA School.! ers, you ask for it, we have it! also. Plane of every type such as hn i and his cronies-Coulter and it.

,1 In the Tennis Tournament each Yes, NATTCenter Hobby Shop is the F8F (Scale Flying) to the slick that mob, y'know-for their pAt- .5 *
Ranger (Free: Flight), We stock at the local Beer Garden.
ft division will be permitted two singles all out for model trains. Anythingand ronage It seems to worry Donald (Dynamic -
all accessories such as wheels] The letter said if it wasn't for
* entries and one doubles entry. ) RIEVE, that he isn't the
**'J. Written entries must be in the everything you ca think of props, balsa' wood and gas. Alsoa him, the place would run nt a de- "wheel" in Ping-Pong, that he waa

C-' Physical Training Office, Bldg. In the way of model trains are here good stock of motors cided'loss.The in Volley Ball, since GILBREATH

" 513, by 1200 August 11. Entries for the asking. Tracks, trains, locomotives Remember the Hobby Shop is NavSch AEM (A) deeply now tops the League. "This PhasQ

should be addressed Attn: Mr. W. and all accessories Model for you, if you don't lice what you regrets the loss of LT. A. HARLOW .is Just. Highly Technical, that'

K. Welch trains in nil sizes, HO, 0, 00. want, oak for it. who has been transferred i 11) N


Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 7 August 1947

.r 4 ? j 1' Turnout Record-Breaking Friday

i '
For 47 Football ,

.s t Coach Tuffy" Thompson .

Has 200 Hopefuls Trying

,. Out, For Places On Team

1 J By Doug Crocket, S2c

With summer just reachingts

4 % oway. peak and the mercury soar

: ing to new heights all over the

I country, football is far from

the minds of the nation's

'sports fans. But it's very

much in the mind of the Physical

Training Department -

z now busy laying the ground-
z work for the 1947 edition of
the Jax-Navy eleven.

Although the thermometers have
been registering in the high nineties -
..... .. -, y I here, over 200 candidates .
t turned out Friday afternoon in the '"
l'0 TIIL v''hors belong the as he attended all but three of season's first call, And every day
spoils and m this case the Victor w the eight encounters which the since then the aspirants have
is the NAS Jax Flier Fliers played. sweated through workouts in hop
nine and the spoils are the trophies To get to the finals the Fliers of a berth on the team.
which go along with being had to drop Green Cove Springs, Head Coach Clarence "Tufty"
crowned the softball champs of TTwo Ta Naval Hospital Jax, and NAT. Thompson, NARTU Welfare and
the Seventh Naval District. T\ TC Jax before meeting the Key Recreation Officer greeted the
The Fliers copped the District West outfit All the scores, were large crowd, issued equipment, and
softball championships last Sat- by large margins except one set to work trying to discern one
urday afternoon when they wal- M Hospital encounter. The Fliers face from another. But on the next .'
loped the Sur-As-Dav-Det nine yK trounced their arch-rivals, NAT- day, the first of regular practice 1
from West 19-5 TC Jax, 23-8 to into the
Key running move even more footballers turned up. i
their victory skein to nine in a finals of the tournament. Thompson and his assistants are
row. They now have a season to- -The local nine will now tangle stressing conditioning above all
tal of 16 wins as against four with. the winners from the 8th else at present, putting the boy
losses. and 9th Districts on the local through calisthenic drills and run-
Members of the winning out- diamond under the arcs on 12- ning sessions, From this, he hopesto
fit are shown in the top photo 13-14-15 August. The winner of find out enough about his
with their two trophies in frontof this Inter-District tournamentwill charges to make the first cut
them. One is the Command- advance to the All-Navy sometime next week
ant's: Trophy for District supremacy Championships which will be Coach Thompson, who starred
and the other is the held the first week of September I
Harry Finklestein Trophy presented at a site to be announced I
to the winning nine by later I I
the local sporting goods store
Front row, left to right are
Reggie Murphy, Frank Palumbo Loss To NATTC
Vince Podgurski, Mike Gregory '
Doug Roberts, Ray Oliver Ends 47 Season
and Lee Luquette. Back row ,
left to right, are John Ford. i For Flier Nine
Frank Retrivi, George Dyak, Lin
Chadwick, R-uss Hoffmejer. I The NAS Flier baseball'nine had lHi : I
Daryl Shaw John Zayac Earl I its season brought to an abrjjpt
"Hook" Wagner, Ed Heft, and close last week when it bowed to
Jerry Hosaflook the NATTC Air Raiders, 1-0, in
In the lower photo, Captain the rubber match of a threeame I
Herbert S. Duckworth, Com- series at Mason Field The loss automatically -
manding Officer of NAS Jax, eliminated the Fliers
presents the Finklestein trophy from the Seventh Naval District >
to Lin Chadwick, captain of the playoffs and gave them a season
winning nine. Captain Duck- record of :53-14
worth was one of the Fliers' I The NATTC nine will play the
most ardent supporters throughout winner of the Green Cove-Key
the District championships i West series for the championship : -
i of the District, and then the ulti- Lt. ('omdr.uTnlty" Thompson
--- -- '
mate victor will compete in the
More at left-hali lui the Jax-Navy stalwarts -
U All-Navy tournament. I
"White Hat" Golf I last year, has been connect.
: The only run of the NATTC
ed with football all his life. At the

Title Is Taken By I Station Takes 7th Naval I, game when was Ronald scored in McNay the first singled inning -, University chosen an almost of Minnesota unanimous, he wa All-

went to second when Panek walk-
Ervin Scott 4-2 ed, advanced to third on a fielder's American after leading the Big
Ten scorers two years in a row.
District Softball Crown
choice, and across on a single by
Coming from behind on the last Duke LaHulller. From then on in, I After graduation from Mlnne
nine holes to score a two under By Bill Kehl), S2c Ralph Lacotta held the Raiders to sota, he was drafted by the Pitta-
par, Ervin Scott, EMlc, rallied to Backed by a hard-hitting team and brilliant fielding in only seven scattered safeties burgh Steelers of the National
defeat Red Rowan Sic 4-2 last Football League and, after play
But Lacotta had to take a back ,
Sunday to win the "White-Hat" both the infield and outer gardens, Daryl Shaw and Lin Chad- seat for Bill Cudd of the NATTC ing with them, went to the Greet
golf championship. Scott, who was wick hurled the NAS Jax Fliers to the Seventh Naval Dis- nine. Cudd pitched brilliant ball, allowing Bay Packers. During his last sea
not playing his usual high stand- trict Softball Championship last week when they dropped a only three hits, none of son with the Packers, they won
ard of golf, had to go all out in his fighting Key West nine on two consecutive days. which was a solid single, and he the National Championship.
final chance to capture the title Friday night the Fliers whipped the SurAsDevDetoutfit did not allow a single Flier to Last year, Thompson doubledas
The final set of the tournamentwas reach second base. His control was backfield coach and left half
36 holes. 10-0,behind the twirling of back for the 1946
played over aboard. good, his support superb, and he Navy power
Scott's long drives down the Shaw, and Saturday afternoon house. His most memorable
Chadwick hit for two round- had one run to work with. per.
fairways in the final round were they won, 19-5, behind the slantsof formance was the thrilling
trippers In the final encounter and The Fliers will be feted at a : Corpus
the main factors in his win Chadwick. Over the eight-game Christi! tilt in
one of also banged out a safe blow in his banquet this Saturday night, offi- which Thompson
route, Shaw six
over Rowan who played one of his tourney copped five trips to bat. Mike Gregory sally ending the season. averaged eight yards every time
of the decisions, Chadwick, one,
finest rounds in the finals. his he handled the ball.
and Crews, one. In defeat- collected a four-bagger
The winner and runner-up in Henry only hit of the day in the finalgamp. Six NAS Skcctmcn His first assistant will be Lt. .
ing the Key West outfit, the Fliers
each bracket of the two flights Comdr Harry Knickelbine, ex- _
will each receive trophies and other ran their victory cord to nine in a Hlerss XATTCBefore Taking Part In Wisconsin great. Knickelbine wan ..

prizes. W. A. Pippin walked off row. an estimated crowd of National TourneySix one of the mainstays of last year's
with first place honors in the first Captain Present! Trophies!! line he
700 fans the NAS Fliers made members of the crack NAS when held down the guard
flight, with D. E. Smith placing I Following the final encounter mince-meat out of the NATTC Jax skeet team left for Syracuse, slot. Later in the season he shift
second. Their bracket was concluded Saturday, the Fliers were awardedtwo softballers last Wednesday night New York, Monday to take part in ed to quarterback.
last week.. trophies for winning the Dis- by stomping the Air Raiders nine, the National Skeet Championshipswhich Lt. Comdr. William Harrington
trict crown. Captain Herbert S. 238. The throng which turned out are being held there. Mem- will handle the backfield coaching
Duckworth. Commanding Officerof for the clash was the largest yet bers of the outfit who made the duties in the coming season. An
WAVES Heading For NAS Jax, presented the Commandant's in softball history here. By win- trip include Captain George C. ex-Centre College halfback Harrington
trophy to team captainLin ning, the Fliers knocked their arch- Miller, Lt. Comdr Harold A. Rob- was mentioned on many
City Softball Crown Chadwick and then presentedhim rival, NATTC from the runningin inson, Lt. Cecil C. Orton, Lt. (jg) All-American selections during hill
with the Harry Finklestein the Seventh Naval District Fred E. Field 1st Lt. William W. football career. He later played
Th2 NAS Jax WAVES continued trophy which was awarded to the championships. Bryant, and Chief D. T. Galitano.ory with the Pensacola football squad,
their torrid pace towards the Girls top outfit of the District. Captain Fire-baller Daryl Shaw again I along with Lt. Comdr. Thompson.Lt. .
City Softball championship last Duckworth received the Finkle- toed the slab for the Mainsiders picked up two doubles and a i Paul King and Lt Ben Ad-
week when they walloped the King stein trophy from Sam Bergman of and had no trouble at all In dump- single for his night's work. ams wil take charge of the linemen -
Edward's nine, 16-4, behind the the local sporting goods store. Following Ing the Raiders. He gave up five However, the nine-game victory this year. King, a former pig-
no-hit hurling of Skipper Edge. presentation of the trophies hits, passed a half dozen batters, cord came to a grinding halt this skinner for the University of Penn-
The local WAVE moundsman fan each member of the Mainside and fanned 10. Russ Hoffmeyerdid Monday night when the Fliers lost sylvania and former athletic director -
ned nine batters over the seven- squad wa given a gold softball the chucking for the losers but to a powerful American Bank nine, at Franklin Marshall Acad
inning route, and gave up a half- charm by Captain Duckworth. was given poor ,'support throughout 5-0, under the arcs in a sub-dis emy at Lancaster, Pa., was one of
dozen passes which accounted for Ray Oliver speedy hot-corner the encounter, although the trict Florida State tournament at the chief assistants to Lt. Comdr.
the Edward's four markers guardian for the locals, was the Fliers batted him for 17 bangles Ina Ocala. Bill Sams hurled no-hit ball Kassian A. Kovalcheck (now head
Fran Free led the hitting attackof big gun in the hitting attack for la.;;t-dltch efort to halt the Fli for the Bank outfit over the seven- coach at Duquesne) last season
the winners by blasting out a the two games in the finals as he ers' attack, the Air Raiders pulled Inning route, and Shaw was just Lt. Ben Adams was one of the ...r
four-bagger, two doubles, and a banged out five\ hits< in his seven Hoffmeyer and threw in Karl about &n masterful, giving up only most spectacular guards seen at .
single in her four trips to the plate official visits to the plate. He collected Sams But It wag too late, and three hits, but poor fielding lost Municipal Stadium last year, tear-
Butch Clover belted out two dou- four single< and a double Same proved even more vulnerable the game for the locals ing opposing lines to shreds and
bles and a single in her four tripsto for the two day. In Friday's game, than Hoffmeyer Only one of the Bank's runs: was hitting opposing backs like a
the dish. Margaret Jones helped Shaw helped out his' own cause' by Mike Gregory and Vince 'Pod- earned. Shaw fanned five men, steamroller. A former Annapolis
chars the hitting spotlight by blasting out a round-tripper In the gurski each belted out three lilts passed three, and ran into little lineman, he started at guard for )-
smacking out three singles in her fourth frame with two men for the locals In their five trips: trouble until the fifth when the the Iowa SeAhawks when the pre-
four times at bat to the plate. Podguralci Waited outa Jav bank outfit chased across four flight eleven was dropping big
Tonight the 1'1118Ieadinl proved Greyhound dirt at the (grand; slam homer in the fourth big marker to put the encounteron time college all though they were
Larkawanna diamond frame with the gacka loaded ar ice. high nchoola
#A Mq tftn<*>e wit the much 'm : g-


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