Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 21, 1947
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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t,,: All-Navy Swim Meet Opens Here

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r":: : Big Turnout Expected For

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: Exciting Three-Day EventThe

curtain will go up tonight on the biggest sporting:

I event in the six-year history of the station when the opening

; is fired at the NAS-NATTC Indoor Pool to start the
> gun
first world-wide, All-Navy Swimming Championships. i

Eagerly looked forward to, the affair will mark the

; Distribute Victory And ,I culmination of weeks of preparation- and training whicb'I
followed the staging of inter-dis
: I trict meets all over the country.The .
66 contestants will represent [ Jax School Teachers

six commands and are all cham-
American Defense Medals@ I

pions them in showed their own outstanding right. Many ability of : To Study Instructor

Distribution of the long-awaited in the semi-final, inter-district con- I Techniques At HAS
Ii" tests but are expected to do even
=:= :: Victory and American Defense ar I
j better in this keener competitionfor Groups of Jacksonville schoolteachers
: Medals to NAS enlisted personnelwas titles.Lt. .
: this week at the En- I will visit NAS Jackson
Paul King meet
listed Personnel Office. Eligible has worked feverishly with his ville throughout the coming week;
white hats jammed the office in to study Navy instruction tech-
4tr staff of assistants for the past
- \- I 851' to receive their medals,
; Bldg three weeks to in
L get everything niques as part of their twoweek"workshop"
t-ij and it was reported that approx
.,..:L imately 1,000 were awarded on order for the opening tonight. Invitations preceding the reopening
have been sent all over
and of city schools for the
Monday Tuesday. the Southeast, the pool is deckedout fall
t : Although omy one half of the term.
4 In colorful dress, and a Navy
4: !t; estimated received their number medals of eligibles by the closeof had trnderwater Demolition Team anda Each group will include 45!
Water Show have been obtainedto
business Tuesday, It is hoped teacners who will tour the sta
add spice and flavor to the
that the balance will be disposed meet. tion's recreational facilities used

of by tomorrow. In order to pre- by the Navy to keep personnel
I sent the medals to the men who Sports editors from Florida pa-
:c yrF failed to receive them at the desig- pers as well as a battery of movieam. mentally and physically tit, the

nated time, a straggler's line was \: *ramen, are expected to cover Chapels, the housing areas, messing /
established yesterday and will continue I he .vent which is being followed facilities, and witness actual
through today and tomorrowIn rum coast to coast and on the I
I flying activities. For more intensive ..
All Hands
high seas.
addition to the enlisted personnel magazine I
f medals will be awarded to will\ carry complete coverage of study the school teachers will

all retired personnel, veterans, and i.htmeet, including photos, in a visit squadron ground training
< B inactive personnel separated in an "9 L Aw I utu; ? issue. schools to observe naval teaching

enlisted status now employed Eleven champions will be crown. techniques emphasizing audio and
aboard the station by the Personnel ed over the three-day span, and visual aids. A stop will be made at
Office. Empioyees in this category medals will be awarded to the IATU where skilled aviators are
I were reminded" to bring sufficient i d flrst and second place winners in taught how to become equally
It documentary proof of their the relays. skilled instructors so that they can

eligibility when they report eother Tonight, the finals for the 1500 pass on their flying proficiency to
k"" (Continued on Page S) metef freestyle, the 200 meter pilots undergoing advanced train-
-- - -- treestyle, the 300 meter medley relay ing.
: I I and the 3 meter springboarddive \ Th Navy's application of vocational -
Grade Adjustment NAAS Cecil Field ,
Pay will be held, while Friday guidance and placement will
night will see champions crownedin I come under the scrutiny of the educators -

..: Possible In Some Rates i Will Close Within the 400 meter freestyle, the 100 I when they go throughNATTC's
meter backstroke the 2CO meter i Aviation Foundamental
'Next 60 breaststroke School. Here, Navy enlisted men,
Days and the 800 meter
1947 to 31
Honorably discharged petty of- ing the period 21 July 'fresh from boot
camp, are given
ficers who reenlisted after 1 October October 1947.) I The has directed j freestyle relay events. Saturday an insight into the duties,
Navy Department | will be the final night of the competition respon-
seamen 1816 may under be in broken for a service readjust-as Rates affected are FC, RM, RdM, I the closing of NAAS Cecil Field, with the 800 meter free I sibilities, and opportunities in eachof

ment to a higher pay grade, it was SF, AEM, AMM, AMMI, AMMC, it was learned Tuesday from Rear style, the 100 meter freestyle, and the various aviation ratings:
open to them so that they
:, announced in a NAAdTraCom Administrative AMMF, AMMP, AMMH, AM, Admiral Frank] D. Wagner, Chiefof swim the 300 meter individual medley I make an intelligent selection may of
Order last week. ARM, PR, AERM PHOM, Y, SK, I Naval Air Training with head- climaxing gala affair. 1 the service school they wish to at-
Prior to 1 October 1946, personnel Arrangements have been madeto
SKD SKV, Mus, MM, MMS, quarters in Pensacola. I tend.
who had been honorably dis- I accommodate a large turnout, Arrangements for the tours are
charged in certain ratings were accepted MoMM, and EM. Deactivation of the auxiliary air- and seats are available for dignitaries -'being handled by the NAS Publio

for enlistment or reenlistment All personnel eligible for this ad- field, where hundreds of divebomb- I officers, enlisted personnel, Information Office, in cooperation

in the regular Navy under justment in rates should report to er pilots acquired the skill to deliver -I civilians, and other guests. Police I with NATTC. through the office of
broken service in certain ratings the persinnel Department Roojn the knockout] punches againstthe \ will be on duty to direct traffic \\'. Daniel Boyd, Superintendentof
t; higher than pay grade 5. Com- 225, Bldg. 954, today. 'I Japanese in the Pacific during from the Main Gate to the Pool 1 Public Schools dn Jacksonville,
mencing 1 October 1946, such per- J I I the war, is scheduled for within 60 : and adequate parking facilities in connection with the program of
sonnel enlisting or reenlisting under days. I will be available. Since this is the extending Navy facilities to civilian
broken service (except for for- HospitalizationWill Plans for the redeployment of American people's Navy, the pub 1 educational and civic agencies.:
mer ETM's, RT's, AETM's, and the personnel affected are under lic is invited to attend. 1 I ___
ART's) have been accepted in rat- Cost MoreL consideration of the Chief of Naval Although the meet is being held by spectators attending previous
,. ings no higher than pay grade 5. Air Training with whom membersof in mid-summer, it is being stagedin meets. Their show this time is un-
During the period 21 July 1947 to the Chief of Naval Air Advanced the Indoor Pool because of its | derstood to be better than ever,
31 October 1947 inclusive, the Navy 1 After 1 Sept.
Training Command's staff met size and spectator accommodations. :
will authorize the enlistment or re- I. benefitsnot yesterday. I Dressing room facilities are too.Th. three-day event will be
service of To provide additional
;} enlistment under broken Only recently, following the de- also unexcelled there. I highlighted by the appearances of
i ar former petty officers in certain included in current contracts, activation of the Banana River The Indoor Pool has been the ,! such aquatic stars as Johnny Higgins -
rating groups in ratings higher the Florida Hospital and Medical Naval Air Station, additional I site of many outstanding swimming ; 1936 Olympic Breaststroke
than pay grade 5. Service Corporation has announcedthat squadrons were moved to Cecil meets before, but the All. swimmer who has won every event
This offer is restricted to those all existing contracts will be Field. Navy affair is expected to top the!' has entered here In previous
personnel who were honorably dis- No comment was forthcoming as them all. Pete Desjardin's Water meets, and Jack Martin, former
enlistmen under broken service of cancelled on 1 September and automatically to how the closing of the auxiliary, Show with its comedy divers and j' Ohio State freestyle ace, as well
on or subsequent to V-J Day (15 renewed with a new- field would affect NAS Jackson water ballets has been received as our own Jim McNally and F. H.
August 1915) and in certain ratings type policy covering a number of ville. with enthusiastic, approval before Silverthome.DON'T .

? only. services not heretofore provided.
The advantages currently offered MISS IT! -'
to men now in civil life who will Coincidental with the addition of I .

enlist or reenlist under this policyis the six new benefits, the Corpor- .. ,.
: being extended to men now in announced
ation a corresponding 1 '"
the regular Navy who, had they increase in cost of protection under : ;
I not reenlisted, would be eligible for the plan made necessary by the ; :
\. reenlistment as petty officers (dui higher cost of hospital care anda

{, Ban Placed On charges.recent increase in hospital : : Y1? WIDE 'ALL .

Parcel I! I'lan-t are being considered to t: : : WORLD
i-iFranked t i I give NAS employees another opportunity L : ,; MEET

: Post Over 4 Lbs I lllue CroH to enroll and Blue in both Shield the : t SWIM ..p1 I

I .
plan A two-week'; ( >'y "
Parcel post shipments that weigh : September through 15 :. .
over four pounds can no longerbe' ;: seltem-I < ; :
ber U considered
) being .
sent via franked mail, it was 1 1t .

t announced in Station Order No. 62- expected reopening that of final approval ,will ; ;t.. : ZI-ZZ.Z3 d 8 Pm.
I'""-; 47 115,this the week.order mailed Referring stated simultaneously that to several j be given detail this will week be and availableIn complete I i .\. '. tf 'A G. ,

time for the next Issue of the
and aggregating over four pounds
must be considered as one shipment I paper. hBuclkvlmJ ..ADMISSION FREE '
,.'. and postage stamps must be -- "

, .., used. on all.According. The additional: benefits provided : "
to the Station Order are: ( I) an increase of $1.00 per ', ..\ '
the Supply Department will now day for bed and board; (C) solutions '
handle the shipping functions for : and similar supplies; ((3)) an- V;
these parcel post packagas for all esthssla supplies and equipmentwhen tiR L
activities for which it already furnished to an outside M D ,

h' (. handles express and freight ship Anesthetist: administering anesthesia -
ments. ; ((4)) transfusion set-up not to
The Supply Department will procure exceed $10.00 in any one admission -
f the stamps for handling the ; ((5)I substantial increase in Fv"
shipments and estimates of the reimbursement for hospital car in i

': stamp requirements for the shipments non-participating hospitals approved -

\1.,. will be obtained from the by Americai. Medical Asso < a ....... ....
"\ activities. ciation; and (6) removal of wait- 1iII!! !'.wm1 4":" III! r !. 1lllGiiji.;"'."'''' = p -

Packages will be delivered to the ing period on tonsillectomies. TWO SERVICEMEN AND a civilian employee of N tS, pause to read the huge sign outside the(
"l'r Central Packing Section, Door 8, The new hospitalization con- Main Gate heralding the All-Navy Swimming Championships: which begin at the Indoor Pool today.
.\"", Supply Department Building 110, tracts will cost |1.00 per month Not only are all NAS personnel service and civilian, invited to witness the three-day affair, but the '
..: wrapped, addressed, and ready for for a single contract and $2.59( per general public will find a warm welcome awaiting it. Special attractions have been arranged betweenthe
mailing. month< for a family contract. events to make the meet more exciting and colorfuU J'



Two !JAX, AIR NEWS 21 August 1947


of station bus routes I ., That USO Has Not :
nnd schedules, announced this I _- .v 4 j
week in Station Order No. 6147. ,
focused attention the "NAS Bus Been DiscontinuedThe
: on iU YtR.. Q *7k"I .
Line" and the faithful !service it
has tendered through the years. Salvation Army reminded
Winter and r summer day and servicemen this week that theft
evening, rain or shine, station bus. Armed Services Center USO wag

etJ have traveled their routes., not closed but has been moved to
cruss-crossing NAS with the regularity -
of a transit company, mak- a new location: -900 Liberty Street

ing it possible to travel from one Formerly located at 122 West! For.

civil of this!! sprawling! activity; to ;c4 :t 3i 1 syth Street, the club now occupies ,
another the the bus ,I'I
During years
i the site operated during the watt
system has!!! been operating, it has
I as a Red Shield Dormitory Centev
maintained an excellent safety record -I 3J4

while registering about 500 which housed hundreds of soldier, .I G,,
milts a day and sailors from Jacksonville and
With the acquisition of 20 new L the surrounding area. '
ck-isel bilges, service is expected to Among the facilities available '
be better than ever before. Six of at the club are a 200-bed dormitory
the bust are being assigned to the ((50 cents night) with free
three" regular routes!!, and the others .Q 'lockers and showers and equipment
will be used for special trips, for washing and ironingclothes ;
such as unit picnics and parties, : a snack bar serving breakfast .
terprise to Langley to Yorktownto town to Langley to Enterprise. to - --
and to transport groups on conducted noon, and night meals as well
\ tours! of the station The Allegheny Nursery i Bldg Wright to Albemarle, to Franklin NAS Will Field as short orders pie, ice c>r"arn.
recent Senior Scout encampmenthere 11011> and return to Yorktown, to to Operations. milk, doughnuts, and soft drink
required from three to five Main Gate Return to Operationsfrom Route 3 (Operations to Hospitaland I A Lacrosse Team at nominal prices; a large recreation
buses a clay to move the boys from I building; quiet writing rooms .
Main Gate via Yorktown to Muslin Circle via Permanent
one: point on the program to an- ,I and library; and grounds for out..
oth>r. Ranger, to Essex, to joint of Barracks Monday through Fri- For 1947 Season : door sports and recreation..
Revision of the bus routes will origin.. day 0520 to 2000 20-minute ached- I Club hours are from 0900 to
provide more rapid service and I Route 2 Operations to Hospital' ule From 2000 to 2400 and on Saturdays I I For the first time in the historyof ; 2230 with the dormitory open all

wider coverage, making it possible j and Mustin Circle via Land Plane Sundays, and holidays on the station NAS Jacksonvilleis 'hours! of the day and night. The
to. reduce' the assignment of vehicles I Hangars) Monday through Friday going to support a Lacrosse I present' staff includes D H. Bute,
0510 to 1950, :20-minute 'Op-erations team, it was announced this week
for individual use in accordance IIchf'dt t director; Envoy Peter Derrickson,.
with reduced operating funds ule From 1950 to 2000 and on Saturdays I route 1 to intersection of York. by the Physical Training Depart- program director; Mrs Evelyn
The three routes traveled are: :, Sundays and holidays on town and Mustin Road thence ment. Lacrosse, the sport that Ward, staff assistant and secretary -
Route 1 (Operations Main a tominutesCht'dulE'- Leaves Operations -' South on Mustin to Saratoga, to I I combines all the elements of baseball -I J. H Tebo, Adam Bayer, andH
Gate) Monday through Friday, at 0510 I traveling West on \ McFarland, to Birmingham, to football, and soccer, thoughnot I W Joyner.
0515- to :2000, minute schedule I ESf'x0 Ho.vt, to Albemarle, to1 I Mustin, to Mustin Circle and return very popular in the South, is ,
From 2000 to 2400 and on Satur- Mustin' south on Mustin' to Sara on Mustin Road via Route to one of the more popular sports!! in
days. Sundays and holidays! on a toga to McFarland, to Birming Yorktown to Albemarle. East on the Northland. Navy Photographers
30' minute schedule: Leaves Operation { ham, to Mustin, to MuMin Circle' Albemarle to Hoyt to Essex, to I Over 45 colleges) in the northeastern -
at 051' travels on Franklinto and return on Mustin to Yorktownvia intersection of Essex and Franklin '! states field a team and 'Have Own Contest
Albemarle, to Wright. to En the same route East on York at Operations about 60 high schools have madeit

i one of the more promising ( SEA I BuA r's photography ,. .
sports I contest will give' rated photographers

Lacrosse enjoyed its greatest and men striking for the rate a ,
season last year when many; former chance to show what" they can do.
i members of \'-12 and V-6 who The contest to be run continuously -
learned the game in the service I will have semi-annual winners
brought it back to college in each class and the picture-of-tbe

Lt. Comdr. M, H Gatchell)} has year will be selected from them (
been appointed coach of the NAS I Though subject matter is limited -
team and after hegt'ts some' I to subjects of naval interest, entries .
sticks, balls) and other equipment, I may be in any of the fellow-.
will) ing six classes: human interest
practice stait. Anyone interested -
action, pIctorial aerial, military
in playing; game should I
n contact him at ext. 765. aerial, technical, humor
I Photos will be judged on photographic .

New Altitude Record quality; eye appeal, story
telling; composition' and technical
Set Bj' "Dark Shark" value Entrants must be rated photographers -
mates or strikers of .
,SEA I-The Dark Shark Fireball ,
the Navy or Naval Reserve on active
zoomed up to 39(10t' above
r the earth in a recent test flight to
d Navy photographic laboratory.Certificates ,
set what is believed J to be .
the record .
of merit will) be awarded
mark in altitude for
any turboprop
winners and appropriate entries
powered plane made in service records. r
Officially designated the XF2R-1, I Closing dates for entries will be .
the Dark Shark received its nickname 30 June and 31 December of each
t r i from its slender
long nose
'" _--1_ I }vear Entries should be forwarded ..
h nn_ _ __ __ ___ ___-- The plane is the first Navy application with original negatives through
of the turbo-prop. Installedin regular channels to the Chief of '"
Ask Delay For Pay Study the tail is!! a pure jet engine BuAer. clearly marked "For S .mi-
which '
provides!! about 2,300 pounds I Annual Photographic ComptotJt (ln." .
of thrust _____ __ _________ t I
The maximum altitude reachedon workers of the Navy and V. S. :
the flight was; 3J>,160 feet Pilot Geological Survey have reached a
Armed, Forces, Against' Dropping was! Al Conover of Ryan Aircraft I depth of 1.346 feet, breaking all -
1 > previous records. Geologists!! hope
DRILL HOLE OP' KKCOKDIlKITII I' to reach a depth of one-half mile r.
ON BIKINI ATOLL before 1 September J '
01 income Tax In 48
Exemptions, : (SEA--The deepest' hole ever Information about the growth of "'\
I drilled by man on a Pacific atoll us 1 atolls is expected to be determined i

WASHINGTON pay increases in flap on Bikini Island where core drill from evidence found by drilling. i'
AIM! Navy representatives have rH-: : have a serious' effect on voluntary I and general officer ranks have totaled '! -- - ------- -'------- ---- -

otHntc-nuVcl that income tax exemption enlistments Rep Knutson, however only 22'*. This, the board
rx> withheld until Jan 1. llritt, I' : declared that the tax exemptions I reported, has resulted in resignations I
itwttead of Jan 1. next year as was' '! were to expire with the official -' !!! of high caliber officers in key
piovided in a Houf-e-pas. bill designed end of the war and servicemen positions.As .

tc end war-time income tax | knew that declaration might comeat I reported in the Senate, the ,, ,
exemptions for all members of the any time after they; enlis-ted.) tax bill would: ,
aimed forces Early in 1M5. the services!! were ,
I 1. Abolish tax exemptions auth {jet4
This would allow a >ear's time i planted a flat 20 per cent pay increase prized enlisted' men and warrant
fur the services to make an intensive > ]n view of civilian salaries, officers Jan. 1, 1949.
study of service pay and 'removal of tax exemptions severely I 2, Abolish' the $1,500 special exemption ,
the effttt the come tax law would cut present pay rates for all'' permitted officers Jan 1, 'e
would have on recruiting | men in unifoim 194S
At this writing a complete survey The joint Army and Navy board I It is expected that enlisted men
(>f Army and Navy pay scales' ', studying the pay structure expects I will)) remain exempt from paying
letlrement benefits and survivors to submit its report to Congress I I income taxes', however, until a

benefits is being made by a joint early next yearIt I comprehensive revision of theArmy I II OJKcM) V S N.vy ftnt
Anwy-Navy board headed by Vice reported that living costs have and Navy pay scales!! has
Admiral William Fecheteler. It i.t. is soared, taxes have increased: yet ,.I ben accomplished. HEAVYWEIGHT PINCH 011 a KghtweirM hip.. VSS EnrUiwl, alight Ii'
.p clt-d that the Secretary of War ,I I III' 1.400-ton destroyer l escort during World War H, had oo equals
and Secretary of Navy shortly will | aa a Mb-killer. She once got .ii t in 11 days.
1lI'IK.' President Truman to request HELEN HIGHWATER i' Ladies Auxiliary Of

that coutruitte: Congress to' make appoint a general a board study or I, II' Fleet Reserve Plan "Sub-Killer" Destroyed Six n

vf the pay structure of the armed Weiner Roast At NASThe

forces!t'PH), P. Eberhaiter told the m I Ladies Auxiliary of the Jap U-Boats In Eleven DaysLabeled n

>Iou & Ways and Means Committee Fleet Reserve Asw<:iation will) hold

that removing tax exemptions 1 a wiener roast on the NAS picnic I as "one tit the moat remarkable Comdr W D Pendleton commanded
meant reducing pay of the Army '.grounds Saturday at ]6((), it was fighting scups in] naval the vessel during her war. '
and Navy "at a time when it u announced yesterday history" after her record in World time prowling and Lt Comdr JohnA.
difficult tot recruits to man the Members of the Auxiliary and War II, the USS England ( APD- Wllliarnhon was executive of-
armed service! : their families are cordially) invited "I, formerly DE bJ5) counted ficerLt. Comdr. Williamson *.u(...
"Not only aye we dependent up- to attend and bring a prospective among her feats the singular' ie'- ceeded Com dr, Pendleton as skipper .
on volunteers to fill the enlisted I member Those desiring to attend nrci of having/ destroyed six Japanese He won the Legion of Merit
rank, but over 100,000 c.f our of ;I should contact Mrs Liteky for reservation submarines in 11 days. award for conning" the six attacks
officers<< are reserve and National : : *' Her phone number is The first Presidential Unit Citation .
Guard officers are serving' on a VII-) + 2-8523 awarded a destroyer ,euoit The bantamweight 1,400-ton antisubmarine -
Ufitaj-y basis'," he said "These officers in World War 11 was presented to ship had no equal as
: have no assurance! t>f a ca .OL1) STAR LAI>KL HI'TTONS the England for her aciornpliah a sub-killer' Construction was t
leer with retire-merit pay We art : I T<> HE ISSl'KI' ) NEXT-C)f'-KIN merit The citation praised the completed, in December of 1 *43. After -
roMifcUfiK' directly with civilian | (SEA I -- Distinctive gold star England's "t.uh4amJing performance her stint as a destroyer' escort,
employment on the basis of actual : e.po owrs I lapel buttons may be issued to widows in combat," and aid chic the England became a fast transport -
pay given these people: Tc reduce I parent or next-of-kln of truck "boldly and with exceptional Hit by a Kamikaze attackat
their pay at this time would null > members of the armed fortes who / precision at the enemy A gallant Okinawa, the gallant ship was
tate against retaining on active "! : lot their liven while serving in and daring fighter superbly( gutted by fire and' explosion and
duty the beat qualified officers" 't "Now 1 know what you mean ky I World War 11 The bill) was passed ready for combat, the England has suffered heavy casualties among
In view of. the rising costs ()f'' a bhabetlown/ crime." by the House and Senate and is achieved: a record: of out"hU\Ulg! her peinonnel) She was disposed of

Jiving, It Is believed that a pay rew awaiting the President's otgnattirc. success: for salvage in November, 3t>46.


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i 21 .August 1947 JAX AIR NEWS a.ri Page Thro*

: i 4 : : ;Ti Tii SALTY HUMOR FROM e 1 i'f' N I I +,I



Where can a man buy a cap for
his knee*

Or a key to the lock of hU hair T :I L4 .rr
Can his eyes be called an academy 1
,4? Because there are pupils there
In the crown of his head
What found* -
gems are _
Who travels the bridge of his

I Can he use when shingling the roof I

of his house MOrns: Wf'l"kdly.-1131' and 2MH( >; w...>k-..nd --14SO and 2000.
The nails on the ends of his toes? THURSDAY
Can the crook of his elbow be !sent "UNDER TONTO RIM," with Tim Holt.
to Jail ? KKIU.v
If so, what did he do? "PACIFIC ADVENTURE." featuring Ron Randell.
How does he sharpen his shoulder SATURDAY .NI1 SUNDAY

blades "BACHELOR AND THE BOBBY SOXER." starring Cary Grant.
r I'll be hanged if I know do you? I MONDAY
't :# Can he sit in the shade of the palmof I "VIGILANTE'S RETURN" with Jon Hall.

____ his hand? TUtsn.ANn WEDNESDAY
0 Or beat on the drum of his ear?! I "CROSSFIRE featuring Robert Young
Does the calf of his I leg eat the TIIUIIMJAY ,:.1 1

corn on his toes? "INTERNATIONAL LADY." starring George Brent J.
If so, why not grow coin on the

Breathes there a IVb on that Shown" start at 3041HURSDAY
a.o. ...--- 1 forth who holdi the raftttjh! AND fKIDAY
Wt; 11.\\'I'S''C a reason (in the world for running this pictureof "
thinks he't worth'"Wht"R "WILSON starring Alexander Knox.SATURDAY .
starlet June Vincent except that its summer and we haven't
b had a pin-up in a bathing suit in along time Still, she wouldn't be the bridei.:1 "
the paper l says "INTERNATIONAL LADY Brent.
:: bad to have around the Mainside Pool It inn't featuring George
: and the groom $0. SUNDAY
I"i -- -
cettry to add that he is mti "PACIFIC ADVENTURE," with Ron Randell
Lt Smith Veteran Naval Aviator his neck of the wood:' "BACHELOR AND THE BOBBY SOXER starring Cary Grant.

"" Is Honored At Party In Skeet Club Judge ft* dentut'3 chew"Uo "VIGILANTE'S RETURN," teatul'lneJon Hall
yoM! swear to pull the tooth the 1I1UKSDAY
Lt. Stephen B. Smith acting Training Officer of VA ATU No. 3, wholes tooth nnd nothing but th* "CROSSFIRE," with Robert Young, ;*, I
4' tras feted at a special buffet supper last Friday to commemorate tooth f" I
the 20th anniversary of his first solo flight over Pen cola bay. Now OTHER EVENTS
entering his 21st year as an active naval aviator, Lt. Smith has served Father: "Your mother and I : t
2<11 years in the Navy I won't be here tonight Johnny Do 'I II BINGO PARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage
The supper, attended by all of the squadron instructors of VA you want to sleep alone or with MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP Room 4, Bldg. 913, open 1200-<400.<
,. ATU No.5. was held at the NAS I --- nursie V'Johnny Club meets at 1900 Wednesdays.
4 F Skeet Club. Highlight of the ocOsa14n -I tation. and theater ribbons. I (after some delibera- MODEL RACE CAR l'I.fS-Room 3, Bldg.' 913. Meets at 1900
was the formal presentation Recalling the Battle of Midway. I tlon : "What would you do, Dad- Fridays.
e f a Le Coultre wrist watch and a Lt. Smith still keeps bullets taken dy ?" PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Room 5, Bldg 913. Meets at 1910
f i; card containing the signatures of from his torpedo plane after land- I Thursdays.
all squadron officers, their wives ing aboard the ENTERPRISE He SOME DIFFEJtENCS BOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation BuildingNo
anJ guests. Lt. Robert Linwlck was one of three torpedo.pilots to Wise Johnny! : "What in the difference 3. Alleys open all week from 16JO :o :2140.
Schedules Officer for VA ATU No return to the ship. btwen! a fro P1C Inthtnan BOXING For intormaUolreiIardlnC' 'workout, contact Lieut.
5 end acting host, made the pres During his 20-year career Lt. and a Scotch' Highlander?" Comdr. A. J. Rubuio extension 593; or repot to Mainsid Mat after
entation. | Smith has piloted almost every Wiser Mike "One ta kIlt with 1500.
single-engine 'the cold and the! other w colt with
In addition to being one of the I 1 service-type MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center located in
Navy's oldest aviators by reason aircraft amassing a total of 7.000 the kilt the l South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and
of length of service Lt. Smith flyinghours and a legend of experiences their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily Available for wedding receptions -
hold many honorary awards for j difficult. If not impos- Sacramento, Calif. (SEAYoumay by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pl+o..
sible, to equal in the fish without a license in California
services rendered both before and anywhere I nograph available for use of all hands. .
during World War II. He won national history of naval aviation i if you are a serviceman but I.II'RARY-Located on second d ::k of Malnstde Recreation Build
acclaim as a torpedo pilot v Lt. Smith expects to completehis you have to be a veteran of the ing No, 3. Open from 0900 to 21<>0 :Monday through Friday Saturdayfrom
:,1 present tour with VA ATU No. Civil War to be able to hunt wjth-
1200 to 2100.
. aboard the USS ENTERPRISE 1100 to 1630. Sunday from
5 on or about 1 September when out according to a letter writ-
during the battles'! of Midway and SWIMMING -outdoor pools Daily Monday through Saturday
he will be assigned to the NAS VM ten by the state division of fish
1900 to 1900.
Coral Sea and the early days of 0800 to : Sunday-1200
I Unit. He has been with VA ATU and game. Civil War veterans GOLF-Course from 1000 to sunset and Sunday
jy the war. Later, flying TBM's from open daily. Saturday -
the No. 5 since April 1915 I only ate permitted this privilege. from 0900-1700. Golf clubs available at Golf House.
USS TICONDEROGA and the ___ ___ are Bathing
,t.' USS HANCOCK" Lt. Smith scored trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
heavily against the Japanese. as YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough AM'HORGK-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with libertycards
VT SO completed its last war and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
cruite Following two combat Field,
t.urt.: Lt. Smith was awarded the ti TEN Nib" --Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training -
Nvy Cross three Distinguished Building No. 726
Flying Crosses the PresidentialUnit AHl'IItnY-club; located in Bldg. 899, open daily from 1800
> Citation, the Navy. Unit Ci- to 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200.
Everyone welcome

Lt. Comdr. Barnes Is NmtStnY-Sponsoce by the Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 1101.
Hours: Monday through Friday-0700 to 2400; Saturday-1700( to
; ; New O-ln-C Of NATS \ %& r 0100 Sunday morning. Rates: Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 centa
for each additional child; Card-$': for one child; $2 for each additional -
Lt. Comdr. Robert M. Barnes : child; Daily (for working n\otheu-l from 0700 to 1800
e took over the duties as Officer-in- : -
,, Charge of the Naval Air Transport NEW NAVY REGISTERIS I .
: Service here last week, replacing DUE IN SEITEMIIER
d', Lt. A. E Wilson who received -
his separation orders ( SEA) -The first postwar Navy

Lt. Comdr. Barnes came here Register and the first showing relative -
from Patuxent River where he seniority since the completion Uncle] Sam Says J
served as a pilot with Naval Air oC: the transfer program is :
;; '. Transportation Squadron No.1.
expected to be available in Sep- :
q q/C.7
r- and assistant legal officer. Before '
that he was assigned to (ijuty at tember. It is entitled the Navy'

NATTC Memphis as legal officer. Register for 1 July 1917.
,'I -- Tlu Combined Lineal Last of the

DistributeContinued MarCorpa, containing the names of I

Regular, Reserve and retired offi-
\ ( from .'-ate 1) cers on active duty on 1 July is
Thursday or Friday from 1130: to 1\ b also due in the near future i I .1 t
1600 The Register of Naval Reserve
The Victory Medals are being I i officers: has been postponed until 'r'a WlM
.. awarded to personnel who served 1913, ., abuR'i
On Active duty between 7 December I
19(1 aril, 31 December 191t while o4I'c""t than" words of wnpsurn,
the American Defense Medal are To console you ail. your l./e. I
for active duty between 3 September See cur'I told you we wouldn't make out any better than we She'U btj a better "I.6""dr"I I
1939 and 7 lt>...emb. 1941 did in a Than she w<)ltl.l)1/ ?m a un/v,

STALEMATE By Harold Jones, SI Glutton: : for Nufcfcin': : How many things can you buy
which guarantee you these sf'nlcf'fIfor
,. .
t* years $4 for every $.1 jnttt
.: i for holding on to the property for 10
.. I iI years; money back for emergencies -
; and If It Is lost or stolen nobody
.* k. else bao the right .. cash It..
Every Mmo ye" bar a United HUtet
Saving Bond you get the. beneflta.,
@) And that's not all. The Treasury{;
Department registers the bond in.
JOur .*..i ( the co-owner or he u 4Botwf
you deolgnte. Keep 1& pr-t
sonal recerd of the serial numbf'rllj'
of year bond. because It; will make*!
muoa easier the reptaoement of any
s I .r- Bond yen may loee. Every U. H\')
(Saving Bead repreweatM servlca! nofc
only with a smile bat with profit. | !
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Two ,JAX, AIR NEWS 21 August 1947



- -- - ---
of station bus routes uri1terprlst' ;: .r That USO Has Not

and schedules, announced this <, ". .t.v .... j
week in Station Order No. 6147. '
focused attention on the "NAS Bus Been DiscontinuedThe .
Line" and the faithful service it
Salvation reminder''
Army ;
has rendered through the years.
Winter and t summer' day and servicemen this week that theft

evening, rain or shine, station bus. Armed Services Center USO wag

es have traveled their routes' not closed but haa been moved' to
criss-crossing NAS with the regularity -
location--900 Liberty Street
a new
of a transit company, mak-
ing it possible' to travel from one Formerly located at 122 West For

end of this sprawling activity; to j i t.43 syth Street, the club now occupies "
another. During the years the bus the
i the site operated during war "
system has been operating, it has ,
as a Red Shield Dormitory Centev
maintained an excellent safety' record I
while registering' about 500? which housed hundreds' of soldiers a
wiltS a day. and sailors from Jacksonville end ;\

With the acquisition of 20 new' the surrounding area. '1

ik-isel buses, service is expected to Among the facilities availableat .:
be better than ever before. Six of the club are a 200-bed dormitory
the bust are being assigned' to the .. s <50 cents a night with free!
three regular routes, and the others lockers and showers and equipment .

will be used for special trips '' .. ., .... ., .. w, .. ... ...w11 for washing and ironing
such as unit picnics and parties i clothes: a snack bar serving breakfast -*
to Yorktownto to - -- --
to Langley. town Langley to Enterprise to
and meals well
and to transport groups on conducted noon, night as
tours of the station Thee Allegheny, to Nursery i Bldg Wright to Albemarle, to Franklin. NAS Will Field aa short orders, pie ice ('rekrn.

1 vent Senior Scout encampment' 1101)) and return to Yorktown, to to Operatipns.Route milk doughnuts, and soft drink

here required from three' to five I Main Gate Return' to Operationsfrom I I 3 (Operations to Hospital ; A Lacrosse Team at nominal prices; a large recreik-. .
buses; a day to move the boys from I lion building; quiet writing rooms
Main Gate via Yorktown to Circle via Permanent' '
and Mustin
one point on the program to an- : and library; and grounds for outdoor -
other. Ranger, to Eases, to point of I Barracks Monday through Friday For 1947 Season sports and recreation.' .
Revision of the bus routes wall I origin. j: 0520 to 2000, 20-minute sched.' Club hours are from 0900) to 1
Provide more rapid service and ) Route 2 'Operations to Hospital', ule. From 2000) to 2400 and on Sat- I For the first time in the history 2230 with the dormitory open all

wider coverage, making it possible ) and Mustin Circle via Land Plane I I urdays. Sundays, and holidays on of the station NAS Jacksonvilleis : hours of the day and night. The :i
to. educe! the assignment of ve- HanarllllMonda) through Friday a 40-minute schedule. Leaves Op- going to support a Lacrosse 1 present staff includes D. H. Buie,
hides for individual use in accord- 0510 to 1P50, 20-minute sched-1:. erations and follows same route as team' it was announced this week' director; Envoy Peter' r>.rrldtHln.
antewith: reduced operating funds. ule. From 1950 to 2000 and on Sat- route 1 to intersection of York. by the Physical Training Depart' program director: Mrs. Evelyn

The three routes traveled are: j urdays.! Sundays, and holidays on town and Mustin Road, thence ment. Lacrosse, the! sport that ,, Ward, staff assistant and secre-
Route 1 i Operations Main a tomlnuteIi'htdult', Leaves Operations South on Mustin to Saratoga, to I combines all the elements' of baseball j I I tary: J. H. Tebo' Adam Bayer, and
Gate) Monday through Friday. at 0510: traveling West on i McFarland. to Birmingham to football, and soccer' though I 1 I H. W. Joyner. i
0515to: 2000. 15.minute schedule.' Essex tHoyt.. to Albemarle.' to1 I Mustin to Mustin!! Circle and re not very' popular in the! South is I .
Prom 2KO to 2400 and on Satur Mustin. south on Mustin to Sara turn on Mustin Road via Route to one of the more popular sports in

days. Sundays and holidays on a toga, to McFarland, to Birmingham Yorktown, to Albemarle. East on the Northland. Navy PhotographersHave
30 minute schedule: Leaves Operations { to Mustin.' to Mustin Circle I Albemarle to Hoyt, to Essex, to Overt colleges) in the northeastern -
at OM.: travels on Franklin and return on Mustin to Yorktownvia intersection' of Essex and Franklia states field a team and t Own Contest
to Albemarle. to Wright to En the same route East on York at Operations. about 60 high schools have made

lIt one of the more promising j i SEA i BuAer's photography I\
i ir.
i C J,: 1, ; "sports.' i contest will give rated photographers ri
Lacrosse' enjoyed its greatest and men striking for the rate a t1
season last year when many; former chance to show what they' can do. .
members of V-12 and V-6 who The contest, to be run continuously '-
zir I Ir learned' the game in the service will have emi-annual winnersin

brought it back to college.Lt. each' class and the picture-of-tbe

( : Comdr. M. H. Gatchell has year will be selected from them. t
i3> : I been appointed coach of the NAS i Though subject matter is limited
to subjects' of naval interest entries
team and, after he gets some .
be in of the follow
sticks, balls, and other! equipment, may any
I practice will start. Anyone interested ing six classes! : human interest
s i action pictorial aerial, military
c in playing this game should I
aerial technical, humor.
contact him at ext. 765.New .
I Photos will) be judged on photographic -
quality, eye appeal, story
t Altitude Record '|telling' composition' and technical .
Set By "Dark Shark" value. Entrants must be rated pho
tographer's mates or strikers of \
.SEA !The Dark Shark Fire- ,
G the Navy or Naval Reserve on active -
ball zoomed up to 39,000 feet abovethe
r : hT : earth in a recent test flight to
Navy photographic Jaborahry.Ct'rtificatt's .
set what is believed to be the
record .
of merit will be awarded
mark in altitude for
any turbo-
\ winners and appropriate entries .
t .
prop powered plane.
% made in Service records.
5 : ._ Officially designated the' XF2R-1, I Closing dates for entries' will be .
( the Dark
Shark received
nickname -
30 June' and 31 December of each
t. I from its long slender
; ._. ." I i year. Entries should be forwardedwith
; The plane is the first Navy application -
original negatives: through
-- - - --- -- .
of theturboprcp. Installed regular channels to the Chief of ..
Ask For In the tail is a pure jet' enginewhich BuAer clearly marked. "For SemiAnnual
Delay Pay StudyForces
provides about 2,300 poundsof I Photographic Competition.1 h
thrust. t ,I
----- -- -----
The maximum altitude reachedon workers' of the Navy and V. S. :
the flight was; 39,160 feet Pilot Geological Survey have reached a '.
Armed, : Against' copping: was Al Conover of Ryan Aircraft. depth of 1,346 feet' breaking all t'
I previous records. Geologists hope \

DRILL HOLE OF ItKCOKDIHCITII to reach' a depth of one.be If mile j.
ON BIKINI ATOLL I before 1 September.Information jjf
Of Income Tex In 48
-EXentDlions, : (SEA-The deepest hole ever about the growth of .-k
drilled by man on a Pacific atoll is atolls is expected' to be determined .

WASHINGTON AFPSi I Army duction at the present time would I since 1907 pay increases in flag i on-- Bikini Island where .core drill__'1 from evidence found by drilling., M.
-- -Oo -- ---- -- ----- -
ninl Navy representatives' have rcoutntendfd have a serious effect on voluntary I and general officer ranks have totaled - -

that income' tax exempting enlistments. Rep Knutson, however I only 22(/fr. This, the board ,. a 1 .,\ ....1<
be: withheld until Jan. 1. 1949, I : declared that the tax exemptions reported has resulted in resignations v
instead of Jan 1, n..xt'f.ar as was were to expire with the official of high caliber officers in key J.1
o- .
provided in a House-passed bill designed I end of the' war and servicemen positions. z" A a =

tc end war-time' income tax knew that declaration might come As reported' in the Senate, the +?I u 1. ,; +r.,] .1 ,'; / ;;::c. .' '

exemptions for all members of the at any time after they enJistt'd.Early tax bill would: I : r. .$"-.... ."' o\\i. .. '
armed forces. in ]!f45. the !services! were 1. Abolish tax exemptions authorized I .: ..... '. '.' l\1:' f .
This would allow year's time granted a flat 20 per cent pay in- .
enlisted men and warrantofficers ... : ',1', :...1\.
fur the services' to make an Intensive crease. In view of civilian salaries! Jan. 1, 1949. '"
study of service pay and ((removal of tax exemptions lIt'vutlyw.uld 2. Abolish the $1,500 special exemption ; :: : .
the- effect the income tax law cut present pay rates for all ,', permitted officers Jan. 1. L- : ,*. .

would have on recruiting.At !I men in uniform. 194*.
this writing a complete survey The joint Army and Navy board
I It is expected' that enlisted' men' x
of Army and Navy pay scales i, studying tht'8Y structure ex- '; will remain exempt from paying
.Un'ffwnt benefits and survivors' j recta to submit its report to Congress income taxes, however, until a
benefits is being made' by a joint I next .
early year.It comprehensive revision of the
Ofict l V S >at>y rawer"
Ariuy-Navv board headed by Vice I reported that living costs have' Army and Navy pay scales has ,
Admiral William Fecheteler.! It isttfpetJed soared taxes have increased yet been accomplished.! HEAVYWEIGHT PUNCH o* a lightweight ship I'SS England, a ,
that the Secretary c If War 1 __. _.______---- light, l,4HMon destroyer escort during World War II, had no equal
and Secretary' of Navy shortly will) I I aa a sub-killer. She once got vti ia 11 days .

auk President Truman to recjuestthat HELEN HIGHWATER Ladies Auxiliary Of 11 ... f/ a
Congress appoint a board or Fleet Reserve Plan
ti.,.ttmitte to make a general' studyof bub-Killer Destroyed Six 0
the pay structure of the armtdlotted. Weiner Roast At NAS

Ref: ).. H. P. Eberhaiter told the 1m The Ladies Auxiliary of the Jap U-Boats In Eleven DaysLabeled I''

loofle Ways and Means Committee Fleet Reserve Association will holda i

that removing tax exemptions wiener roast on the NAS picnic as "one of the most iei Coincir \\'. D Pendleton commanded 4
meant reducing\ pay of the Army : grounds Saturday at 1600), it was i rntirkable fighting ships in naval) the vessel during her war. '..
and Navy "at a time' when it is announced yesterday. history" after her record in World time prowling and Lt. Comdr. John
difficult to get recruits to man the Members of the Auxiliary and War H, the USS England ( AP[)- Williamson was executive of
armed service" i ;: their families are' cordially invitedto 41, formerly DE635)) counted lit.t'r'I Lt. Comdr. \\'UliarnlIOnlC-
"Not only a' t we dependent up- {I attend and bring a prospective among her feats the singular: record ceeded Comdr. Pendleton as skip
on volunteers to fill the enlisted I' member. Those desiring' to attend > of having destroyed six Japanese per. He won the Legion of Merit
ranks, but over 1(10(0(1> of our of i: should contact Mrs. Liteky for res1 submarines in 11 days.. award for "tonning" the six at-
officers are reserve and National 1 ervatu.. Her phone number is The first Presidential. Unit Citation I tatks. .
Guard) officers are serving on a VII- 223 awarded. a destroyer? coit The bantamweight 1,400-ton antisubmarine -
uniary basis," he said "These offM.ei q 1 in World War II was presented to ship had no equal as
have no assurance <>f a Career 4iOLI STAR LAPEL BI'TTONS the England for her accomplishment. a sub-killer. Construction! was
with retirement pay. We arc Tt UK ISSn' NKXT-OF-K1N The citation praised the completed in December of 1943. After -

't.ff'pf'tUig directly with civilian (SEA ) Distinctive gold star England's "(>ut4anding' performance her stint alii a destroyer escort,
employment on the basis of actual j II' a0 yof lapel J buttons may be issued' to widows in combat," and l said she the England became a fast trans
pay. given these f>e<>ple. To reduce| parents or next-of-kin of struck "boldly and with exceptional port. Hit by a Kamikaze attackat
their pay at this time would nnli j members of the armed fortes who precision at the enemy. A gallant Okinawa the gallant ship was
tate against! retaining <>n active "I lost their lives while serving in arid daring fighter, superbly gutted by the and explosion and
duty the best qualified vffi(>erH." ; "Now 1 know what you mean by WoiUi War H. The bill was passed ready for combat the England! \ .. Huffried heavy casualties! among
In view of the rising costs' of a shakedown cruine." by the House and Senate and is achieve) a i t'onof\ outstanding her personnel. She was disposed of

Jiving, It Is )believed that a pay 1'L' ('- :, awaiting the President's signature. Hucceas! for salvage in November, 1946.Rage .



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yg MOVIES: : Weekday*-1730 and :2000; wrk-f>nd*-1430 and 2000.


"PACIFIC ADVENTURE,"FRIDAY featuring Ron Randell.

F I "BACHELOR AND THE BOBBY SOXER"' starring Gary Grant,
,- + : "VIGILANTE'S RETURN." with Jon Hall
I "CROSSFIRE," featuring Robert Young.THURSDAY .
;1 I

r "INTERNATIONAL LADY," starring George Brent. J.


'.,.' _. .....,. / Show vtarf at 200THURSDAY :
\\' HAMJVT' a reason in the w->tld AND FRIDAY
of starlet June Vincent except that it s I "WILSON," starring Alexander Knox.SATURDAY .
1 : had a pin-up in a bathing suit in along
bad to have around the Mainside Pool "INTERNATIONAL LADY," featuring George Brent
--- : i SUNDAY ,,
1 "PACIFIC ADVENTURE," with Ron Rartdell
Lt. Smith Veteran MONDAY AND TUESDAY ,
t "BACHELOR AND THE BOBBY SOXER" starring Gary Grant.
: Is Honored At Party "VIGILANTE'S RETURN," featuring Jon Hall
. Lt. Stephen B. Smith, acting Training "CROSSFIRE," with Robert Young ;*. I
;ff tras feted at a special buffet supper last
i K the 20th anniversary of his flrst solo flight OTHER EVENTS
W entering his 21st year as an active naval : ,
1*' 23 years in the Navy, BINGO PAR'rY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at Th Anchorage
2 J**," The supper. attended Hv all r\t the ( MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP Room i 913
Bldg. open 1200-2400.
tf., ATU-S'o-5r was held at the NAS : : :: : meets at 1900 Wednesdays.
1 Skeet Club. of the tation, I .
Highlight ocr MODEL RACE CAR 'I.IB-Room 3, Bldg. 913. Meet at 1900
; CAston was the formal presentation car'L 1 : ,
e f a Le Coultre wrist watch and a Lt. Smith PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Room :5, Bldg 913. Meets at 19W
" I card containing the signatures of from his I .
all squadron of tic Robert elr wives, ing BOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building
and guests. Lt. Linwick, wa-s one o 3. Alleys. open all week from 16:JO to :2140.
J Schedules Officer for VA ATU No return to BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact U ut.
t, 5 '*ni acting host, made the presentation During I X J. Rubuio, extension 59J; or repott to Mamsid Mat after
Smith .
In addition to being one of the I !- MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located
Navy's oldest aviators by reasonof aircraft South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and
length of service, Lt. Smith flying I guests from 1000 to .2200: daily. Available for wedding recep.
.'; hold many honorary awards for I sible periencei to ( by arrangement with Welfare Officer Combination radio-pho.
services rendered both before and I available for use of all hands. .
during; World War II He won national x Lt. LIBRARY-Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Build
,. acclaim as a torpedo pilot his No.3. Open from 0900 to 21i>0 Monday through Friday. Saturday
ab-wrd the USS ENTERPRISE 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
5 on or
;; during the battles of Midway and he will be SWIl\Il\IJNG-outdoor pools ) Daily Monday through Saturday*
Coral Sea and the early days of I Unit. He to 1900, Sunday-1200 to 1900.
the war. Later, flying TBM's from No 5 GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun
the USS TICONDEROGA and the from 0900-1700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing
USS HANCOCK, Lt. Smith scored YOU prohibited on Golf Course.
;. heavily against the Japanese. as l'1I0RAGI'-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
VT SO completed its last war : and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
. cruise. Following two combat .
tour: Lt. Smith was awarded the IKNNI-v -Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train
( Navy Cross, three Distinguished Building No. 726
\' Flying Crosses the Presidential AIt'IItltYlub, located in Bldg 899, open daily from 1800
Unit Citation! the aUnit Ci- 2200; Saturday welcome. from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200.

Lt. Comdr. Barnes Is URSEI\Y-SpOn3Qrel1 by the Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 1101.
: Monday through Friday-0700 to 2400; Saturday--0700 to
; : New O-In-C Of NATS Sunday morning. Rates, : Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents
/: each additional child;, Card-$7 for one child; $2 for each addi
Lt. Comdr Robert M. Barnes u__ child/ .: Daily t(for u/nrlHn. _pn__..r. _mnth____n._.r4__.h_tl T- from ilTiVl. V" *n_ hI/VI'
.' took over the duties as Officer-in-
,1; -- -- -
Charge of the Naval Air Transport EW >A\"Y KEKISTER I WI
Service here last week, replacing : I
ft Lt. A, E. Wilson who received -
his, separation orders. ( )
Lt. Comdr Barnes came here
)." from Patuxent River where he Uncle Sain SaysI j jj'
served as a pilot with Naval Air I
Transportation Squadron No 1, I I
. and assistant legal officer. Before ..._ .
that he was assigned to July! at '
., NATTC Memphis: as legal officer h..t'P"_" ,:{: \' \,- -,
t. ., --- 4 '1; !.; 't_

ic.\.. .,.'.;"ol. ...,.'"
",: DistributeContinued v
t I
; ..
( from I'age 1))

Thursday or Friday from 1 {JO to I ; '.: i
Th Victory :Medals are being i ;. ncait
awarded to personnel who served '.R
on Active duty between 7 December
'' 1711 and 31 December 19it while ; I ..
the American Defense MedaU are rrs'I
, for active duty between S September ,I S**
1 >39 and 7 Oei( ember 1941 I I did in a /
-- T

STALEMATE lly Harold Jones, 81 GI u : many thing can you buy
which guarantee you these service
fit : for !/ yer_$4 for every $.1 juttt
\ r i for holding! on to the property for 10
-giro- tu5 iI I years; money back for emergencies -
sroa iI ; and If It l.i lout or stolen nobody -,
f' I else ha. the right t. cash It.
Every Mm yo buy a United State,.'
. Saving Bond you ret those benefits.
And that's not all. The TreatturyJ;
Deprtmeat registers the .bond in
,.' your B*.n tjth co-owner or bone
Salary jrou 4 .ifB.U. Keep a per' -
!voual record of the serial numhersof ];
.. L s>; yoar bond, because It will make
r .t.tIh moon easier Ute rpl*'>*mont of ann
Bond you may lose Every U. Bj
Having Bn repr..eat service
only with a smile, bat with nOJ I
l U,S. I>."'"r/ .


JAX AIR NEWS 21 August 1947


;4 ) .- I S Our Big ChanceThe

__ All-Navy Swimming Championshipsbegin

Editorial Office today at the Indoor Pool. For three -

South Wing, Loner Deck, BUlg. 930 days, the beat swimmers and divers in the

Telephone Extension 8184 Navy will compete for top honors as champsof II

Arthur M. Greene, Editor o
the entire U. S. Navy

The JA. AIR NEWS is published weekly at the
Selection of Jacksonville the site for
U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida and as

printed commercially with non-appropriated funds at this Navy-wide contest is a tribute not onlyto
no expense to the government and in compliancewith
the excellent facilities here but to the
SecNav Circular Letter 15-1918 dated 12 De-
cember 1945. Copies are distributed free of chargeat reputation this activity has established in

the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical athletic
competition and host. Since
the Naval as a
Training Center, the Headquarters of
Air Advanced Training Command Headquarters ot this honor was be3towed on us, let us sliow

the Seventh Naval District, Naval Auxiliary Air that it was justified.. Here's what we must
Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunnery Range do :

And the U. S. Naval Hospital.Rear .
First, let us show every consideration to a

Commandant Admiral Seventh Ralph Naval Davison District visiting contestants. When they depart, let i

Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training! them carry away with them a favorable //.

: Captain Herbert S. Duckworth, USN, Commanding impression of this station. We want themto \

Jacksonville Naval Air Station know that this is one of the best basesin

Captain: Jules F. Schumacher, USN CommandingNaval the Navy.
Air Technical Training Center
Second let us make the event a big suc-
Captain S. M. Shaar (CMC), USN, Commanding -
U. S. Naval Hospital cess. If we show we know how to handle an :/

Captain :F. W. Prlettman USNR CommandingNaval affair of this magnitude, we will draw such : / /
Air Reserve Training Unit championships again in the future. Let's all / /

t.t. Col. T. C. Moore Jr., USMC, Commanding support the All-Navy Swimming Meet. Let's

Marine Barracks pack the pool to the rafters. At the same 7reht. %

Lt. CcmJr. Nell Avery USN O-in-O time we'll be enjoying one of the most color-
Naval Air Gunnery Range
.. ful entertainment events ever staged here. -
Captain C. S. Cooper, USN Commanding I
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field Last but not least, let's show them our .f

Capt. Alexander- -M.-Hearn. USMC military bear; g and courtesy-smart, clean

Marine Aviation DetachmentThe uniforms with hats squared
; snappy salutes I Bulletin

JAX AIR NEWS receive Ship's Editorial Association mat to all who rate them. I .
trial. RepublicAt.on of credited matter prohibited without -- ----- .--
permission of SEA Washington 29, D. C. Republication of any Yes, this is an excellent opportunity for bulletins Mill be accepted until --

other without matter permission except of by Editor service JAX' publications.AIR (NEWS.Is prohibited us to show visitors from other stations how I space has been filled, but not later J

we do things at NAS Jacksonville Let's thai 1000 Tuesday. };xt. 8','80. I.

Navy And OlympicsPlans make the most of it I FOR SALE I.I

en-Knight 8'.. horg power outboard mo-
tor and 12' marine plywood runabout I OPERATION LIFELINE is the
tentative and definite, are being 1 l boat. Perfect (condition reasonable price. history and development of the
: See at Cedar Creek fishing tamp on bun
formulated and acted on by members of the Juan Ave. Phone .2-9338, Mrs. Mclntlre. I Naval Air Transport Service writ-

Navy's Olympic Committee. Already selectedare a J J1I41> Cud Mac, model 62, ISO horsepower ten by James Lee. Here, in text
Engine completely overhauled new and photographs, is the complete
the 11 sports the Navy will compete in- points new tires.. Car in A-l condition.

basketball]], boxing, fencing, gymnastics, mod- Neis arsdVieiDs f romSation ii ext.11000 J41.my equ ty. Lt. Michael, BIdg. 521, I story tion immediately of NATS which after began Pearl opera-Harbor -

ern pentathlon, pistol and rifle shooting, Indian motorcycle good condition H. as a result of a proposal of

rowing, swimming, track and field, weightlifting Crawford Bid?. ;.25. ext. 85S. Capt Clarence Henry Shildhauer.
Washing machine in good condition, NATS first flew supplies to the
and wrestling. reasonable. Phone 8-1260 Mrs. Davis.
South Atlantic and Caribbeanareas
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Basketball finals slated for .!7-9-31 6-room pre-war home. Lakesnore section,
: : in the
are early stages of the
Life is a In fact it is the biggest 15 minutes from NAS beautiful grounds
wager. ,
March 1948 at Madison Square Garden. modern furniture available. $5,000 cash war, then spread out over the fleet.
rules lim- gamble no matter: how you look at it. You remainder can be financed. Phone 2-8510 NATS carried not only cargo and
Teams fo
according Olympic are
are constantly gambling, whether you think for appointment. Mrs. B. W. Griffin! I personnel, but also wounded men
ited to those which have a regular scheduleas o-tube Zenith radio table model\ Excellent
mail food, and supplies. Today it
are or not. In war time bet on I
you you
condition. McAllister ext. Sil: or see
will assemblean
of 1 1948. The
January Navy 1450 Cumberland Road. is a permanent part of the peace-
whether will come out of the battle at
all-star outfit made of officers and enlisted you Car Radio Motorola '46. like new '40 to time navy. Interesting for the mul-
about 1 December at the Na- safely or not. You bet the insurance com- '42 Chevrolet control head, less aerial titude of photographs alone, this
men on or
pany that you are going to die, and the 140 cash Installed. Ext. 459. book is one of the great stories of
val Academy and will train and arrange a Electric Rrlll round table model. Lt. McLaughlin -
insurance company bets you you won't, at ext. 8217. accomplishment to come out of the
complete schedule for them.In Baby stroller, almost new $$. Churchill
least not until have collected
they enough
3715A Riley Ave., Dewey Park. war.Strictly
the decided the fighting man's
boxing, Navy may get a or. payments to make it worth their Set of golf clubs and bag three Saracen account -
break. The Olympic finals will be held ap- your woods and four irons, $J5. Jack Poffen- of World War II is YANK
while to see you die. You marry and you barger, 2931 Algonquin Ave., Ortega. THE GI STORY OF THE WAR.
proximately 10 days prior to the sailing of Otficer's uniform includes set of blues, \
bet the girl will make a good wife. You This is a fir -hand. authentic rec-
you three sets of whites, set of greens two
the for London site of the 1918 Games.
team walk out of the house and you bet that you sets of khaki size 88; tan officer's overcoat ord in stories, photographs, and
The team sails on or about 1 August. It has cap covers and overseas caps. Will sketches of the war from begin-
will come back safely. Every risk you take, sell separate or to highest bidder. Phone ning to end, on both European and
been that the winnersof
tentatively proposed 2-8012, Arthur W. Stanwood.
every new enterprise you embark on, every Beautiul six-way floor lamp. Ext. 407, H. Pacific fronts.
the All-Navy boxing finals go right to adventure is a wager, a bet. But this is a P. Parker. George Milburn has written a
the finals of the Olympic tryouts instead of 1942 Packard Clipper four-door sedan. New story. of humor and romance inFLANNIGAN'S
different kind of gambling from, let's say, paint and upholstery completely over
having to fight their way through regional hauled, radio and henter. Will accept FOLLY. Silver-
of inside
dice to
rolling pair or drawing an
trade. May be financed. Must sell make tongued Irishman Flannigan has
Four in each of eight I
tourneys. men offer Captain Reusser ext. 54} or
straight. In cases like these there is nothing I worked wonders with a run-down

:weight divisions will represent the Navy much you can do to change your luck. Walking 50-pound phone ,7-821 all-metal I ice-box ItS; 7x9 felt I farm in eastern Oklahoma but

Wrestling, Swimming PlansIn around the table won't do it. Blowingon base rug $5, four leather-bottom dm looks longingly at the richer acres'!
wrestling too the Navy will be per- nette chairs $3; eight window shades of his neighbors. On one side is a
the dice won't do it. Si; office chair $2; table-top pil range,
mitted to send 32 men, four from each 140; 60'gallon oil drum and rack. |j; wealthy, vile-mouthed and vile-
You roll the bones out of your hand and new electro-lux vacuum cleaner with all tempered spinster and on the oth-
weight class, to the finals without having to attachments, 155; Maytag washing ma- er side is an
f.ght through regional meets. There will be once they leave your palm you can't do muchto chine, $50; baby stroller, $I.; rollawaybed widow. austere, beautiful
influence them. Indeed better not and mattress, |15; :youth bed and Flannigan's schemes are
an All-Navy mat tourney next spring. you mattress. $15; baby bassinette and mattress :upset in spite of the widows' young
try to influence them or you won't find the ti. Phone 8-2878, John II. Owens son who adores him.
The Naval Academy crew, which defeatedthe Mouton fur coat size 14. Excellent con
toughest U. S. collegiate teams in the players liking you much. When you draw two dition. Phone 2-8012 Arthur W. Stan- THE DARK FANTASTIC bv
to pair the card that to is mat- wood. Margaret Echard is a novel of fantastic -
comes a
Poughkeepsie regatta, will do or die for the you Stroller good condition Wilson, Room C. happenings and
ter of chance and luck. You can't wish the 1521 Riverside Ave suspense
Navy in the Olympics too. Not a single mem- Ice-box excellent condition $20. Phone laid on an Indiana farm shortly
ber of the will be graduated before the right card out of the deck. And if your dealer 8-1057 A. C. Roulston. after the Civil War. It is a strange
crew Completely rebuilt Chevrolet
is honest he can't wish the four-speed tale of an '
an man, independent
you transmission young woman -
Games and the added experience is expectedto $35. Ext. 341 !.t. L. L. who went to
one. Michael. any lengths to
strengthen the already-powerful Middle I Baby carriage, like new $21. Freeberry marry and keep the man of her
I But in life it is all different. You bet you ext. 8303 or aee' at 1240B Hancock St., choice and whose own evil designs

crew.Though swimming plans are not yet com- will be a success in business, and you risk Baby NAS.carriage baby bed and mattress All eventually caused her downfall.
on that Then do in good condition, $15. W. A. Brinkley, In WHISPERING HILL, Martha
plete, the All-Navy winners whose times are your money wager. you 1217A Hancock St., NAS. has switched 4'Albrand \
respectable will be assembled at the Acad- everything you possibly can to be a success.It Four-room bungalow, new. Tile floor In about espionage to domestic from writing .v
bath and kitchen. Electrically: equipped.Five strife.
emy to undergo training and coaching for isn't luck alone, it is luck plus effort plus minutes from NAS. Can be fin- Here she produces a different tri-

the tryouts. energy plus brains plus planning. You bet Baby anced.stroller$5500., Phone reasonable Orange 8206B Park 2621.Blair angle story, for the hero's mother

Track and field stars now in the Navy you will make a happy marriage. You will, Ave., Dewey Park.: Donaldson, ext. 8i77. is on the third leg of the design.Mrs. .

will provide the nucleus for Navy competition but only if you help your luck along, really Two 15. anwool Phone 8-1260 boys: suits Ray. worn once sine Herbert Boogs.

trying to make yourself a good husband 1941 DeSoto convertible coupe. Automatic WANTED
in this Others whose practice
sport. top four new tires radio and heater. Ride' from McDuff Beaver
really trying to pick out the right girl for Sgt. Tygart ext. 370. to NAX.
marks are good enough for Olympics consid- Working hours 0800 to U30. Mary Keller
Eraemann pack camera, 9x12 film, 6" ext. 8373. 760 Westbroolc
life. You bet the insurance Road.
eration are also eligible for Navy tryouts your company focal length, ground glass focusing F-4I Two passengers to drive and share
Considerable interest has been expressedby you are going to die or have a bad accident, lens, rising and falling front, speeds to to Wisconsin on August 27th. F.
1/1000 of a second leather ease, rangefinder C. Starck ext. 841, Hangar 113
Navy personnel in the weight-lifting event but you promptly see to it that the insur- and sun shade. Excellent: condition nel office. person
Bargain for $55. Mrs I. J. Frans- One or two
wins. You do best to passengers to drive and share
and it is planned to devise a weight-lifting company your blau 830 East Church Street. Phone 5- expenses to New York and Hartford.
in connection with other All- keep your health. You play life close to your 0"0.! Conn., on Sept. 18th in new Dodge.
tourney Twin Simmons Hollywood type: beds, mahogany Wanser ext. 883.
Navy event before the tryouts take place in belt. table lamp, five-foot step ladder, Good used carDlate3moAdel Phone 2-'m,
dishes for six.; Phone 82053. Lt. Wilson, Mrs. Gray
Philadelphia next June. So life turns out to be a gamble that is Miniature piano, $350. Phone 2-4841 Mrs. A man, just any man. Call ext. .is*

The modern pentathlon, to take place a long way from being a matter of luck alone.It Six-room Corwln.unfurnished house. Garage hardwood for personaHiterciew.

early next summer, consists of riding, fenc- is a wager that you can influence. It is a floors tile bath and kitchen, all

ing, shooting (pistol or revolver) swimmingand contest, the outcome of which you can electric polntment.kitchen Phone May 2-6809 be Utterback.seen by ap

The strongly effect. Don't forget that. Help it by Bed. springs, mattress vanity, vanity I' 6 a a sAt
a 4,000-meter cross-country run. stool, chest of drawers, all\ In good eon-
tryouts will be held at Ft. Myer, Kan., in a good life. Help your luck by asking God tobe dition. 40320 Dewey Park Annex. C, A.

connection with the Army. Plans for the -on your side. Guarantee your success by Gable. FOR RENT the Ststlos) Chapels BlrnUCfasa -

pistol and rifle shooting events are not completed being the kind of man that God wants to Cottage apartment modern. Orange Park Read and Muslin..AvansePr.t.sta. .I ,

as yet, nor are plans for the fencing help toward success. Life is a gamble all Sleeping 2602, H.rooms P. Neal.for one or two men in 0930-NATTO Boyer SenlcChaplaja A. C.

and gymnastics events. right, but without any shade of dishonestywe private home Mrs. Davis, 291$ ford 1041-General Worship S.r IeeCbaolain !

Men who would like to participate in can be sure that we have a generous God Two Street.room Ralph Gross 4517 Pest Street. R. L.eatllelle Murphy

modern who is quite wiling. to help us stack the cardson Two connecting rooms adjoining Uth.. ,. 7CO-M.' .
in fencing gymnastics -
Olympic tryouts home, lieu NAB bus II ae. llrs. WOO-Mass.mo .
pentathlon pistol and rifle shooting or our side or fix the game so we will win. .Stevens, 2411' Ernest Street -Mass.AB .
On. er two large h ooJN' IB jrlvale Outdoor
Nursery for small ohllrA
let Him -
not ?
track and field should see their athletic of- Why 'hcmb Every'*o.v n!'nee, seeking and faMd nalataiisd .leitrea ,0100
Robert J Eaird. ,keene egM. fito} k from NAJ sue llvKPage
ficer giving records of past performances. Chaplain Hue. sad two thy "'-N. !Jln. 2-1112,



21 August 1947 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five

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; I
More than 2,900 NAS civilian employees went to the polls ..

";::.flI recently to cast their ballots for Shop Committeemen to rep-

resent them in the coming year.

Balloting was heavy in most departments with the excep-

I 1 tion of Supply where less than the required 50 per cent of the

t t employees voted. In accordance with existing regulations!,
<: 'I another election will be held at a
\ ):: I later date in this department.To .

>. SUPPLv represent the various departments -
'. under the Miscellaneous
: :: p Group, Michael Cascone, Margaret
V SALLiEs I H. Floyd, and Clifton G. Edwards
i I
were named by the voters. Cascone
I' will be the chairman of this group.

Thomas P. Roberts, Floyd C.
i Parker, and Joel L, Stephens were
chosen as Shop Committeemen for
RECREATION NEWS: The possibility -o the and
Assembly Repair Depart
t o
:: fI
f ff of buying ping-pong tables ment. Roberts will serve as chair
and equipment, a couple of sets, man of the committee.
anyway, and installing them in the
of Employees of the Inspection Department -
old cafeteria on the third deck
Supply 110 to be used during lunchtime elected Wilber D. M9bI -
f o is being discussed. If this I ley, Edward S, Summersill, and
I I f { r .:h Warren G. Williams to the
I Shop
: column gets enough interested inquiries -
; a formal request for this I Committee. Mobley will act u
action will be originated and for- chairman of the department's rep-

._...._..n ._.....__.... .m m'm.m._ __ warded to our Entertainment Committee reaentatives.S. .
I : is A. Whittington, Elmer N
of which Philip Meyers .
.075 to 65 last week for
CHECKS AMOl NTIX& to f2 were given employees sugges- I Swanson and
chairman. The other two membersof Arthur L. Stone-
tions which were adopted and put into use in the various shops at NAS. These ideas will save the banks
the committee are Otis Owens were selected as Shop Committeemen -
times over the amount in awards. The female
Navy approximately $33921 annually, many given
and Aubrey Wilson. Contact them, for the Public Works
of the station interested the Beneficial Suggestion Program as are the men, as
employees are as in
too if interested the Department will
By Whittington
you're be
can be seen in the photo above. Capt. J. E. Dodson, Assembly and Repair Officer, hands Vera M time read this the the chairman.
Shiver her check following presentation to, left ''o right, Ruth I. Martin, Hannah M. Hartung, and you their scheduled
Chairmen of the
groups constitute
Laurie G. Mai CreeAssembly
.--- I game for their entry into the City the Joint Shop Committee
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I livering babies to the shops. P. E. League playoffs An upset will 'which meets with the Commanding
: I = -dCL:7fA7 Nobles and Nick Margaraizz were mean more than one game, and it's 'I Officer every month.
I' II If the fellows are
blessed with girls. Another daughter possible. same
.. Dnt. {;=& {lrtL_ f to James H. Reed of the prop around again next year, it is be- I all Shop naval Committees shore establishmentswhere are a part of

I I shop, and John H. Joiner is the lieved that Supply's place in the civilians
,l- are employed. They
PROUHU I Ir will be farther the lad-
; 0 -- A .n proud father of a son. up were devised as a medium through
Ctn. I The electric shop welcomes to der Details of the proposed 'I which management and
r Dhlston!' -- by I. I). 1see 1\\ its midst G, G Wright ACMM; chess tournament will be an- meet to employeescould
exchange viewpoint
llouchard Lt. Gant back nounced here next week The ,
is now E. L. Griffiths, S2c, and U. L. Ashley information, and
suggestions for
with us after a swell vacation in I how we can do without you, ;I We'uns hope you'uns will be Supply Bowling team is being or- the improvement of
working con
1 bunny California. He'll argue with fella, but the country needs good with us'uns for a long time. ganized again and Ken Wilkins is ditions. They are not grievance
any.Floridian about the good ole ; dairymen (research, that is). Others to leave the shop are Sue in the driver's seat during organization committees, and personal grievances -

west and its!!! wonderful climate. Engineering & Planning Divisionby Sapp, Ethel Williams, and L D. ., He invites all interested are handled in a different
He's all for it. fred E. CIvne-Seamor, Sea- Fogle, ACMM. We'll surely miss parties (don't let your regular average manner.

Well, folks, we can stop worrying mor. It seems like I heard that you folks. How.about a visit some him stand in in working your way out) the to contact details I Actually the action of Shop

now, as Pop Brinson launched name some place. Yea, now I time?
0 for the night each week desired -\ Committees is not binding on the
,. that 7'a lb. baby boy. Congratulations know, he worked, I beg ;your par- We had a new style started the the assembly of teams, and I employees they represent, nor does
We knew you'd come don, he stayed around statistical other day by none other than Mr. I
Pop. plans for the smooth operation for their existence take away from the
with flying colors, section of planning for a while. Purcell of the Division office. Yes,
through him individual employee
the season. Contact as soon as or groups of
All kiddin' aside, we'll be looking sir, he had one brown and one I
Perry McCray went fishing with black shoe and possible, since playing should be- employees the right to approachthe
one yellow one
forward to visit sometime,
some of the boys one day last week your white sock. Since he couldn't get gin the middle of September or management.
and, guess what, they caught 18 Seamor. Good luck! anyone to follow suit, he went the first of October. I I However, it should be remembered

sheephead Do you know what It looks as though Mattie Wood homo and changed. He says ,that NEWS BRIEFS: After the Bon that Shop Committees represent -
they used for bait, nothing but will have to take over again. fruit ALL
never again will he try any new Voyages, Auld Lang Synes, employees of a depart-
DEAD SHRIMP! Speaking of fish- It seems as though the Planningvs styles as long as we don't appreciate baskets, and champagne which ment, and not just trades alone,
ing, Chief Hance had pretty bad Engineering picnic was more of it.We're. usually attend a formal sailing, in view of the fact that working
luck last week-he didn't get a a success than was anticipated, glad to see Louise Hirsch- the SS New Northern broke down conditions in a particular depart-
ingle bite. Better luck next time, not counting the fact that some I man back with us after her illness. just off St. Augustine, so Eliza- ment are shared by all employee
chief.: people won all the prizes and oth- i Mr. Brooker and :Mr. Van are beth Slade's exciting two weeks in regardless of trade.
Donald fisherwoman of ers lost their clothes. You know, I .
-i Mary S. back, too. I wonder if Mr. Brooker the Indies were delayed a week.
this division, plans on doing some you never know what your fellow has learned to whistle yet ? However, she's on her way now I
fishing this week-end. Well let you worker is like till you get him or Ira Lindsay and Kenneth King InspectingThe
know how many she's caught in her out on a good ole picnic: practiced defending the nation at

our next column. It all adds up to one thing, you : INSIDE the National Guard camp last
Who's that kind, gentle person don't have to have "liquid con- weekend In case you wondered.
*.. who is always passing out gum? sumption" to have a good time. the Blue Cross & Shield Plan fell
o Why, it's none other than Mr. Hel- We want to thank "Pop" Drei- PUBLIC WORKSWe I through because of the lack of applications InspectorsBy

venston, one of the shop supervi- belblis for instigating the whole "all" welcomed back You've probably
eors. He must buy it by the carton thing. ye did a fine job and the our I heard that Supply military HELEN BURNETTE
chief clerk, Pete Capps, this week person-I
prizes were excellent. Maybe seeing nel office has moved in I
from his trip to Washington, New It's a girl for "Pat" and Roy
i r, ..:, Mr. Gabriel of Interim Overhaulwas the way that this last one York, and Pennsylania. Pete timekeeping section Bill Nelson Askew! Little Nancy Ellen arrived
over one day to visit us and i turned out, Engineering as a whole these places looked pretty goodto says and Howard Lawrence have Thursday night, August 14th. Our
he said he's going into business. will be more enthused when the gotten their private licenses for congratulations and best wishes
him (as much as he can remem-
He's going to build a hotel right next one is announced. flying Cubs recently under GI to this
: v ber) but Florida looks best of all. go happy couple, now a
I' all the Some of the highlights of the Nelson is to buy
t '; off the river for rumors He had a "high" time of it. training. trying threesome
4 t (roomers) that are going around. day were: Walt Welsch, the official waterfront property in order to At last the day arrived! Chief
,* clever swimming instructor, demonstrating Virginia Walpole from the De- his craft right to
; We thought that was pretty fly pontooned up M. H. Sudberry has been looking
t don't you? the "Hollywood side stroke." sign Division reports that Mr. Cay- his front door Iris Pomeroyis forward to becoming a civilian
Atwood Carter is sure proud of Tiny Symasek trying to get lor, architect, has a new baby boy, also an enthusiast, having ob- I again for a long time. He was all
his new grandson, his first one. even for being ducked, the big the best yet, so he ays. Duffy tained her student's license and smiles when he checked out of the
Now don't you go spoiling him, brute Jack Silver busy tak- Quinn is still seeing California, and trying for her private license now department and the Navy, Monday -
can't ing pictures of babies I didn't Lt. White has retreated to his home Flora Funkenstein used to
:Mr. Carter, but we guess ;you August 11th. He and his wife
help it sometimes. know that you were a politician, state of Maine. Imagine those cool write the gossip column for the and baby Sandra have left for Chi

Pop Hilliard has the sweetest Jack Jim Vearl busy winning Maine woods while the rest of us I two Macon, Gawjah, papers cago where they will make their
little girl. We hope you will bring the Softball game. It was more endure the heat. Lecy Denmark Otis Owens swears the standard home. Our best wishes go with
her up' to the office again sometime strenuous than a league, wasn't it, just keeps on gaining weight to the reply to all requests is, "No funds, you, chief! We'll miss having you
soon, Jim? Nazal and Pop playing point that structural engineer no labor, no material." You'll around.

W. A. Douglas, "brown eyes", water polo with the kids' baa Thornburg ordered a supportingjack have to ask Polly Freund whythere's We extend a hearty welcome to
be gone a little while to 'im- Clarence Johnstone taking a curve placed under the floor to a glow in her eyes lately. G. B. Lucas, ACM, who has u*
.wm an operation. We will all ball back of the plate which was keep it from tagging Jack Con- I But you won't have to ask cently become a member of our
wicked. way says "In my spare time I Ollie Dutton lights like a
him and wish him speedy recovery really why up department. We hope you will enjoy -
K. E Carroll, supervisor, "Mad House" Tracy last week draw pictures of Lecy-circles" neon sign every tima you mention working with us, chief.
will look out for his shop. was getting together a deep-sea Alice Gibbon returned from her "car'"-they have a brand new Congratulations are extended to
Personnel & Administration! -by fishing trip. You' can't even get trip to Chicago and says she hada Dodge Have you seen the Chief C. A. Ingle and the "Mrs"'
Dot IWckson-Mrs. Hutchinson has nine together, can you, Tracy? fine time in the windy city. model of "The Ranger" in Building upon the arrival of their baby rev
gone on a two weeks (muchneeded Lt. and Mrs Murphy of Mate- Lee Hunter's wife has moved which to 111 annex? The most perfect ship cently. We wish you "three"' every
from Atlanta
) vacation to New York, Phila- rial were blessed last week with a model you'll probably ever see- happiness.
delphia, and Washington. You bet- little baby boy, 8 lbs. 4: oz., William has made him very happy judging accurate to the last detail, E T. Cook, ACMM, our leading-
from the grin on his face. I
ter watch those Yankees (no of- Howard: Jr. Congratulations, you Frederick Davis, the reporter chief, is taking a 12-day vacation.He .
fense meant, Northerners). two. In the Contract Division, Alex from the laborers, sends word that plans to spend part of this time
.' Chief Hazel Miller has gone to It seems as though Joe Corte Vaughan's baby is growing more the Florida Hawks (NAS team) "taking it easy" at the Beach and
/i Pennsylvania to see her brother has set his foot down Grace Is redheaded daily. This has been a trounced the NAS Tigers, August9th visiting friends and relatives in

.. H', who is to undergo an operationsoon. leaving the happy ( ?) abode of sore spot with Alex from the be- with a 19 to 6 score. David Georgia. Chief C. A. Sandefur, the
.. Planning to get back to the ginning, as he doesn't prefer his Pope and "Peanut" Elliott Bryantdid big-bad wolf from Interim, is taking -
1' We understand that Lt. Triplett ((3 R's). How about stopping in to babies to have carrot tops. Seems mound duty for the Hawks over the duties of leading chief
can really wallop a golf ball these see the old gang sometimes, the baby has a grandmother or who were led to victory by Frank while Cook is away.
days. That's one way of "keepln1your Grace? some such ancestor with red hair Courtney, Bucky Harris, and Fred We wonder what became of the
ti; figure. Kitty Allen won't let some of and Alex is afraid the baby will Doirs The Labor & Equip- plans for the party-picnic?

:, t:;a Last Thursday during the rain, that dirt loose for printing. We go through life with the same af- ment group is now planning its an. C. C. Prior, AM2c has taken
... fliction. (This aversion is Alex's nual banquet or picnic, whicheverIs
two people we know got drenched. wonder what it is? over the duties of MAA, inspection -
'to' Wish a certain party would get To get back to Engineering, Nick and doesn't represent the opinionof decided. Davis advises more In- Barracks, relieving C. P.

.' windows in his jeep.It Puligano and "Buzz" Gamacheare his division.) formation about this later. Jones, ---'-.---'. who....- will..... ho cn
seems like we have some back In the Navy harness again I Mary Rodgers reports that in the I leave after "shipping over" for another
mighty good card players in our for a couple of weeks. :Makes you I Maintenance Division Katherine invited to Dub "Flash" Faghe's six years.
midst. During a certain game, :Miss guys feel right at home, doesn't Franks is getting married this tobacco stove. It looks like an oak I Sara Verner, time clerk In the
.Crooks and :Magil had a score of it? coming week-end. Geff Mime re. log hollowed out with a limb for Main Office, is taking a week' I

3220 while the opponents, Mr.: Stan- Accessories Division-by Dorothy ceived a post-card from his girl the bowl. Esquire magazine, please vacation. Sara says she plans to
ul and Miss Binns had zero. M. Williamson We feel as Friday, Ethel Huffman, who is enjoying note. At least the smoke screen rest, rest, Ait 1 and get plenty of
Barbara (Merck) Westbrookwas i though the hydraulic and prop i a vacation somewhere in the hides those sunset shirts, Helen sunshine at the beach.
back with us a couple oft shops have been united, for wed wilds of Virginia. Mrs.! Helen Roberts Davis is officially deserting the
; weeks ago for A short stay of one ding bells rang for J. E. Riley and had poor luck on her vacation ranks of the unmarried blissfuls In antics. Vivian McIlvaine is going .
: o. 51 I week. We're sorry to see her leave Janet Wood Congratulations, you aa her family ;was ill during the September at which time she is to beat the heat for two weeks by
o S I group. two and may all your troubles be entire time she was off., getting two weeks lEave and a hus- visiting relatives in cool Tennessee '
"itA"+ 'i.; Another in our group leaving to Ilttto Ones 5 In the Administration Building, sand, too. Frances Theus (Mrs.) .

'. i -1 ':.1 attend school is Earl Uzzell, Don't Trif stork bas: turf fc ftD l. 'y ee-. the ftttfcntftm of pipe mokera. It J8 0 counseling her en honeymoon) ) : .


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C.pta(ia Jules .. s.: uaaclMr, USNO3.e..ndlna FROM AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL

.- eo--ftder Sb rt P.. B..be, USN For those of you who saw the picture "Brute Fore

S".lIti."' ""' over the week-end we'd like you to know that the queati 'J

y IA. eo.-.J.r. Information"i."W':. Willi.Publt Officer._.,USN poll is coming along: very nicely. We're referring to the

Ad.i_ to Jtc; Air M' .wIdttorltl eI question, "What Chief does Captain Muncee remind you of

most ?" So far the student vote has been mostly for "Chi-
Offi_ for N A 1'1'0 Section. It_ UT aM 1M. I
Ai.l.trati B..ildiac SIN-A. Tel Jd FM.. Ditto" while Ship's Company has gone over 100 per centto

Editor ,, AEM SCHOOL) K. D. Young. They say that although Childers may have

... Arthur T.-KouUonikolU. SUN i Remarked DOBSON aa hehur- the tower, Young has plenty of hose. That's Pal Young you

.w wrltr i i tied out the door: "I'm going to get know !
Rob.rt J. W.hlinc. SU I, the mail nowbut, of course, a Among: those who acquired a

All Photo ral>lu art official U. S. N..r Photosr.pha m.d4 by NA3 female would introigue me more!" definite port list during the week I
Photo Lab and A.. Fund. School Photo Lab unl.. othorwiM. ere.lt..l. Where does he get those big words were Barrows Ouellette. and ('Jul-

-- or those ideas j I ter who made Y3; Lou Phillips, neW ootJ

J Philly breweries are! working day now PhoM3 and Arden, ABM3. .
and night to meee the incrt"ased'dmand '' These were the fellows with the

on thir product, sine jumpers on Sunday morning NATTC Library
LUCYK arrivd in town. I wonder Thanks. I'll smoke it a little later.

what a certain New Jersey girl Things we'd like to see: Crocker i An anthology of science fiction,
: who hasn't! seen him in some time standing up during working hours. edited by Groff Conklin, consists of
its r 1 ,yt will thing of the! great big armfulhe Martin getting his own sandwiches. I forty stories grouped under six;

has gotten to be in the past Doyle! going on liberty. Wells pushing headings. First "The Atom" which

year? |i away his wheelbarrow of loot I has as its first story "Solution
GOl Seen around the barracks: Joe from Larry's on the Bingo nights. Unsatisfactory" by Anson
WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO I GALLEGOS. snooping through the Owens pleased with somebody'a in Donald. This is the story of.M1l1

heads in search of an artist for the' ventory. Paskowskl with a hair- "death dust" produced by

Visual Aids Department, with a''i cut.The clear fusion, which was widely

talent for drawing pretty pictures. i I softball team racked up two read and discussed by the workers
MOVIE SCHEDULE PETE'S latest invention: a wins out of three Vast week witha in the Manhattan project.

: "Robot Man" that talks to you. double victory over TEB by the Then there are! stories dealing

... NATTC CUDD and STILLMAN telling scores of 13-1 and 4-1 having to with "The Wonders of the Earth"
baseball! "Sea Stories" now that com from behind with a four run and "The Supersedence of Man"
.\KEEPER OF THE BEES starring Gloria Henry the season's over. The Sunday last inning in the final This inning In the latter! group you will find
and! Michael Duane. Shows at 1730 and 2015. morning "Einstems", NEGLEY I featured a circuit clout by "Jet" stories by Poe Arthur Conan

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DESERT FURY, with Lizabeth 1 DICK and PHILPOTT. at it again. Wolf which he accompanied by a Doyle. H G. Wells Julian Huxley -

Scott and John Hodiak. Shows at 1730 and 2015 on Friday 1400, 1730 I ohoe boys surely deny all the! spectaclular slide. The gods and and pthers The other groupa

:and 2015 on Saturday. I thearies of electricity) TOB were against us Friday afternoon are: "Dangerous Inventions", Adventures -
SUNDAY DEEP VALLEY, with Ida Lupino and Dane Clark. I i If you're ever lucky enough to be as a l last inning rally turn- in Dimension", and "..'ro"'

Shows at 1400 1730 and 2015. I in the barracks during the day ed the tables on us 5-2 There wasa Outer Space." These stories are
8 MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILSON, tarring Alexander here is what you'll hear: FELTY: general lack of hititng which I meant to be read as fiction, but a
Knox .tTechnicolor! ) Shows at 1730 and 2015. I "Come on. you guys get busy" had accompanied our previouswins. reasonably quick-minded: reader

W"I %: INTERNATIONAL LADY, with George Brent .WORKING PARTY: "Ahhhdo !: I can readily! pick up an astonishing
THURSDAY PACIFIC ADVENTURE, with Ron Randall and we have to rake that sand' down The honors for studies in the fund of scientific fact from reading
Muriel l Stemback Shows at 1730 and 2015. ? GALLANTls I the stones."
again today" graduating class AF 48 go to X.UOTTA .
keeping bis form (tennis that isV: and E. J. CURTIN this In his introduction to hU new ..
Yellow Water he's always out there batting the week who graduated with averages collection of stories called "Crea

ball around in the vicinity of 85% Both tures of Circumstance," Somerset
from the hospital. .He told me it men are to be congratulated on Maugham says "Since the begin-
Glad to see RICHARDS bacg their showing and we wish them ning of history men have gathered
and De For rest .
Kelly.SUNDAYKEEPER was a very trying situation when luck in their next school. round the campfire or in a groupin
OF THE BEES with Gloria and (I
you have a nurse that out-ranks' the market place to listen to
Some of the smaller notes of the
Michael Duane. you! When McCORMICK triedto I the telling of storie The desire to
MONDAY AND TUESDAY DESERT with Lizabeth week are those concerning changesin
wake him up at 6:00: the other listen to them appears to 1M a*
in the division. Ulrich
Scott and John Hodiak morning. "early-bird" CHEPAN personnel deeply! rooted in the human ...w.I -
W"I) E8UA Y DEEP VALLEY, with Ida Lupino and Dane has! taken over as Bldg. Chief in
.aid he had a head start on everybody I mal as the sense of property. I
424. while Fuller has moved to
CUtk.THURSDAY soince he had already! been up have never! pretended to be aajr-
up gotten a shave and a haircut aition. thing but a story teller."

AEM "B" SCHOOL And with that we have fifteen
out talent this time
i ;
Much NewaOn::: Monday, 18
operating out of 425. Accordingto I more stance from Mr. Maugham In
August 1947. Class EB-4 convened!
IN-open nightly 17302130. Bldg. 51T. Stud Cross the laugh of the which nearly everything happens.
with a complement of twelve People fall in and out of love, discover -
Sandwiches and snacks available. NATTCenter Or- week seems to be "Curly" Farlow
clvMtra featured on Monday nights. trainees. being sent to Supervisor's Train- infidelities, shoot and knits
LT. ELKS and LT. (jgi PITCH their rivals murder their fathersor
BOWLING-Six: alleys in Ship' Service avail. jr ER have been singing "Three Little ing. their! children, go mad abandon
ably to all personnel Monday through Saturday, Fishes and The Mona Fiddie/ Too" '; Anyone having an excess of mid- society kill for "honor" and "I>\..-
11 -2130. League games have priority. this past week. Does MARINE- night oil, please bring same to I casionally come to pacific terms
425 their ....
Bldj. as supply was exhausted -
NATXO' LIBRARY Located in Auditorium. LAND really leave one in such a over! the last weekend.In 'with their fellows' The storiesare

Open Monday, Tuesday, 'hursday and Friday 1300 to gay mood? ,' order to get out the inventoryand I set in England, France Borneo,
2100. Wednesday, 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sun- EARL WELCH, AEMlc, report. for the "move" Spain, Italy, America! and Scot-
plans proposed I
Uy: 1230 to 2100. ed back to ye ole! school house! aftera land, and on the high seas. And
a few' of the "point" men, plus :Mr. I
grand leave Washington, D. C. after all varied
meeting people,
Dill and Mr. Baker of
spent most
ATHLETIC GEAK Available at Gear Lock. How is your golf these days I the week-end in the building working 'I yin the end you will meet! yourself.For .

Physical Training Department, Bldg. :U!. WELCH I i "Pass that pot of Joe will you, too, Mr Maugham would
Many people are wondering whoithe have you remember, are one of the
NIS-Racqueta and ball available at Physical chief is that built a 12 Phase yon I creatures! of circumstance
In order to close this column
alternator that can deliver 685 J .
Training Bldg. :U.3.SWl&lllL'iO out note, it is the
will on a happy priv-
volts. of the
Many same people ,
ilege of this columnist to report That the British are building a
be WONDERING for some time to'come
that Robear has 100-passenger gas turbmed flying[
StradJey gotten a
TOOL No. 1-Bldg.( 518)) For Navi -that is, unless this chief
pair of pants. It seems he boughttwo boat designed for wide ocean
Children under 12 will own up to it. iDon.t {
personnel with Guests. years identical pairs and had the routes ?
ar not allowed in the pool unless: : accompanied by a- Jt ever let anyone pull the -
legs of the second sewed on to j
adult. thru Friday wool over your eyes and tell you
parent or a responsible Monday the the first In order to cover his gigantic -, That the average annual coffee
0900 to 2015. Sundays and that HOLLYWOOD is only
1300 to 2045. Saturday
frame. And for what this is consumption in the United States
place where people have swimming I
Holidays 1300 to 2015.I worth cracks and is .about 18 head of
"Jimmy corn pounds per
pools in their back yard. Why one
'' Vollenweider! doesn't care." population?
of instructor's named P. SSILi
our I
SWIMMING POOL No. 2-Bldg. 419) For mala LO has just!' installed his own'
Naval Personnel only. Monday thru Friday 0900 to I swimming pool in connection with I II Take hold of the plug, not the That frogs and snails are considered

1200 and 1730 to 2015. Saturday 0900 to 2015. Sundayand I his trailer over there in Dewey cord when disconnecting an elec- I an appetizing dish by Frenchmen

Holidays 1300 to 2015.RECEPTION ). I Park. PESSILLO stated that it trical appliance ? ,
,. : nOO Located In Auditorium for was almost large enough for him BULJiJlEADPag3 Carv
,dy Murray tls
to stretch out in. I
NATTC Personnel, relatives and guests. I .

The inside dope on TOA Ship's'i tt ,
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE Co. "Beer Party" seems to be the CC

latest gossip around BUg. 611. ,
&ALVATION ARMY CLLIt; formerly at 122 W. Forayth Street It seems Chief Alicki was in it

la now located at 900 Liberty Street. 200 Bed Dormitory which Includes I up to his neck (the water, that is),
locker and shower, $50. A snack bar breakfast, lunch and when he decided to reach inside
Short orders served at reasonable prices. f the motorboat and touch the ; ;)

I spark plug. We quote the Chief assaying '
YM1KKC TO GO AbllOKK: NCCS Club at Church and Newnar I "The party was quite : x
StreetJ. Club open daily from 1700 to 2300, Saturdays, 1200 to 2400 shocking to me." / ,
Sundays 1000 to 2300. Dances Wednesdays and Thursdays, Saturdays 5 *

. and Sundays. Uniform required on Saturday and Sunday. I Chief Parker's wife complained

JACKSONVILLE BEACHES-Buses leave at frequent Intervals of being too warm, so he acquiresthe
Adams ). Surf bathIng Idea of placing her in a tub
from new bus station at Clay and (sam e as Navy
i lot ice. (Boy, what a glare she
worlds finest beaches. Bus ,
and other recreation at one of : ocean '
gave him. Brrr
fare 23.. I .

CANOEING, FISHING, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San I McCoy and R. E. Carlin werea a ,

Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus; three blocks.: from last atop on little late for some of the fun

San Juan. Row Boats-two hours 50c; ca.noes-$1.oo per hour; motorboats but they had worries of their own.

-.$2.00 per hour five to eight people per boat. I It seems! a close' relative came
home for the week-end. and left
I the boys escortlean. (Sad case, fellows l
That Cortez, Spanish explorerand the mean annual temperature of *.
conqueror discovered that the the globe would free the polar .5 *

:Aztecs of Mexico brewed and regions' of their ice? Ship's Co. has two of the Navy's

drank chocolate 400 years ago? better "Boat Pilots" McKernanand

Add a small paint brush t/) your Frazee who head*! the boat
That United States marines were kitchen kit. It5 the best bet for straight for the pier and two hours

the only American troops stationedin removing crumb from Uw toaster later found them completing a little

China for a period of three or waffle iron. work in a cramped p<),IIition.
years prior to World War IL They are still wondering just how
Roses are red, tfiotet are pink you do stop the "darn thing." '

That John Alden: friend of Miles Immediately after the 13trfrfrtfc.. 5. .
And did notice the "L *ve
Standish, and husband of Prtsctll, anyone
,was the last of the Pilgrim fathers Jury Foreman: "We find the Literature" Frank Sollarea reading
? H* died in 167.j defendant gorgeous, breath-taking, ? (Let m* see now. Was the ti-
sweet, lovable, and-oh, yen, nut tie, "80 You Want. A Date ?"
"1 think I've been to cokes lately
drinking many
I If mm mm).
degree In guilty.
j That a rise of only one
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alCk only group of sailors trained to save lives and heal wound., and not to fight
1 in time of war are the Corpsmen or Pharmacists of the Na\y They are not considered -
heroes only during war time but in peacetime a* well. We turn to them
h" when sickness and accidents overcome us. On their shoulders rests the healthof

N the fighting sailors. This week layout Is dedicated to the Dispensary, that
vital part of our organized fighting outfit and especially to the Dispensary of
the Naval Air Technical Training Center of Jacksonville Florida. Included above
bottom left Captain G. W. Dickinson iMC) USN, Officer-in-Charge of the Dis-
pensarv. Top left Supply end accounting department of the Dispensary deft to
right Miss L. B. M>'ard, G. S. Mitchell, CPhM and L. G Knestman CPhM,
Hop center). the O'Steen twins. PhM3c at work constantly improving their

knowledge of medicine top right L. W Blankenship injecting a serum into a patient shows the technique and skill taught JIm by capable medical officers of the
.' I Navy-- and ,

t Just How Much Is Your r NavSch. Av. Fund Lt. Cmdhr. "'

Introduces Men To Epperi Bock
: 'I

.... Navy Dollar Worth ?

', Rates In Naval AviationNaval In Harness With NARTU

It juals $3.%i in civilian pay today" and that's the official Aviation is rapidly advancing -

... doj e. Last April Buyers asked the Bureau of LaborStatistics A modern naval plane is! Old hands around NATTCenterhave
much more complex than the first squinted their eyes at a passing -
for some figures Civilian The
on earnings prob- plane that took off of the old USS 'ar lately and remarked that
lem : When both are married what earning group of civilians Birmingham. the driver was a ringer for Lieutenant -

-';. equals the Nave's Seaman First Class b>' having $1080a : The navy man who took care of Commander Ken Eppert
: year spending rash above 1 living expends. I the early plane was a mech" He who served as a personnel officer
The answer received was amaz- I fixed everything on it. He learnedhis here during the war. Well it's no
ing. In this!! richest country in the earn $IU80 more than the $3200 or job as a 'striker. working illusion men Lfeutenant Com-
world only the top 11.6 per cent about $4285Perhaps I right on the plane. One look at a mander Eppert is back at person-
n of unmarried civilians earn more I you are married or expert I modem navy plane should quickly el-work for the Navy but this
than $4000 a year And to have to be, soon 'so." you say : convince anyone that one man justcan't time he's with NARTU. As a collateral ,
$1080 a year over living expenses : those figures' don't apply to me." take care of every part of it duty he is also serving the F '
such a civilian has to earn $42M True But the situation applies I there has to be men to specialize Naval Air Reserve Training Unit *
I t
different work in Naval Aviel as Officer
Figures are being assembled now on Recruiting r
annually; $82 50 I a week: 3 96 times
xu) mpch as a Seaman First Class on married civilians compared with ion. Specialization has proceededso 'I Upon assumption of his dutiesat J
gets in cash. married sailors Sailors in the far that there are now twelve NARTU Lt. Commander Ep # a

.. ,, Have you stopped to think that lower pay grades. As soon as they ((12)). different Aviation Rates. I II pert announced that he would
the single civilian In the top 11.6 : are compiled you'll get the word. I It s pretty tough on a man com- launch an intensive recruiting a
percentage referred to aboveupends Sailors in the higher pa}' grades I 1 ling into Naval Aviation. He generally drive in the enlisted rates!. He further -
$POO a year on food. lodging don't need this word They know it doesn't know much about Nav- stated that there are still a
which is why 72.38 al Aviation and much less about number of
olothmg. doctor and dental already per gOod permanent jobs
care This added to the $1600) that cent of the Chiefs' re-enlist I I the various rates available for second and third class
So and think what really I Av-Fund tries to answer some of petty officers' well
he would have to lay aside each stop you as as. seamen
year to have $)07.25 per<< month get out of the Navy. All this' : the questions for the men selecting who wish to serve with NARTL as
aviation for their Navy career The :
retirement after 20 and education too etationkeepers For prospective b
Yt'art'l. I
pay school has been set with these _-- ,i..MfIOn _
and the $662 Income tax he assessed Any savvy sailor can tell you I up weekend warriors. there are openings ,' Je)
in mind area since he
thoughts : IItartfi"
each plus the $,U>.00 Social I if you don't already known, the in the second third and fourth
(a>)> 'fv prepare a man K> that h* will he three sports for the University of
Security he is required to pay. opportunities for navy training in of imm* equals a grand total of almost I a trade and journeying to the corners titratingunit in Naval Aviation may get in touch with him his
he'11 th )(nv* the man a future of each rate at No. antics ('t the gridiron, basketball
93.400 to bring him upon: a par with I of the world and maybe Hangar 113 or by phoningextf'n
M hut he may mtrlliyenllv arlretthe (court and baseball diamond.
seaman even ask you the forty-two hundred .. lon 541. If calling or phoning
what the Navy furnishes a on* hr ..,Id like. Upon graduation he served athletic
flint claws To have the spending l dollar question: 'Can you afford -I (e) 'J'.. trash the man furdamental .ViIlR ,' is!' not (convenient Lieutenant Commander ; director! and head Coach as at
to throw career and related information MI that heI. Eppeit will either call himself
or Having money that a seaman away your navy i. Bolles School and
ready for eitranrr Into a Claw I shortly before
first has he would have to ----I "A" Naval AviHtKo Sehad.Each or send a capable repiesentative the he served
war Director
as of
__ __ to aspiring candidates
class spends Six hours in lor enlistment Athletics and Physical Education
.. each of the twelve ((12)) rate or re-enlistment. in District No.3. Polk County
trination she ps'. In each of Indoc-I' Lt. Commander Eppert has been which post he held until entering,
shops the trainee is told about the a well known figure in the Jack the naval service.
duties of the rate information
s fIOI3IY] SflOP o. about the 'A'' school, and the future -
I possibilities' of that rate I Lt. Andrews Retires After

'whether in the Navy or a* a civilian .
NtWS'Hobbies An explanation; and demonstration
-1 33 Years
nr is given of equipment flf Nauv I ifs
common TO mat rate. men each -- ... .J ... ",
L for the Hobbyist'Inteiested 'man I I In two weeks! time: NATTCenterwill
is glen an opportunity to year cruise aboard Destroyers. the
\ I lose the services of two old-
II some work the rate
practical in
I : r 8.S. Flusser, USS Putnam, U,
There are certain knowledgesand Navy men Lt. T. L. Hamm
in model) ships" We have just received a new shipment skills which are considered last week and Lt. Frank Andrews S.S. Billingsley and USS W1Vhamson .

no why not drop in and look them over They make a beautiful necessary for entrance into any this' week. both officers retiring Lt. Andrews was then ordered
mantel or desk piece with just that salty touch about them to warm Class 'A" Naval Aviation School from active duty. back to Hampton Read.
the hearts! of all seagoing sailors Along with the shipment of model I These!! knowledge and skills include I Lt. F. Andrews brat enlisted in Norfolk Virginia as a tug boat
chi. u."... also a new supply lit illferent plane models. Mathematics Physics Layout care the U. S. Navy way back In If*13 in captain during the year 1{'29 an l
This short paralraph is just a and use of Hand Tools and Aircraft Atlanta Georgia the age of 17. I part of '30. From there he went to

mirrtler that the Hobby Shop at to work with. Materials Aviation Seamanship He was transferred to Norfolk Virginia the USS Camden, a submarine
We have recently established an and Survival are also taught as for his boot training and t trnder and followed this by almoet!
be I
I. will now open art shop complete with oils!, water genera) information of value to any i then ordered aboard the USS four years duty in submarines
.. day. It is now open seven I (olorspast) cIa easels brushes and man in Naval Aviation 'New Hampshire where he served The year 1933 found Lt. Andrews
.. a week including Mondays! cither necessary artists supplies All of this It'adsII' to the assign. for a period of three and one-half, transferring to the Fleet Reserveand
Tuesday as compared to the including a capable artist-instruc' ing of a man to an "A" sc'hool. :: years and participated in the Mexican becoming a foreman machinist
schedule Most of you fellows. tor. Each student has a personal interview Campaign. This was followed at the Naval Torpedo Station, New.
have heard about the Radio Lab I with a Training Counselorthe !! : by five and one-half years aboardthe port, Rhode Island, in a civil irv-
that ill now in use, but, a few week brfoie the end of school I USS Baltimore during the ice rapacity ,
liaben't received the word We received Chicago (SEA)--Walter Rogersand The Counselor talks to the man I: first World War. He then received I With the war clouds gathering
a shipment of radio kits of his wife, Hazel own a "mighty' with Mime of the following orders for hit" first tour of shore i in Europe. he was ordered back to
all shapes and sizes including portables powerful little cat-"Ditto. Ditto thoughts in mind: )i duty at the Naval Training Station I active duty in 1940 and assignedto
and combination radio phon- woke up the Rogers family one a. A maa work and. ...uti.. better inwork in Newport Rhode Island' as [ the USS Robin Truxford Following -
night recently when he caught a that lie I like M> the rate a man '
It only takes three recruit instructor; this he three
players spent
rabbit it 10-foot i'hoi_ fur fuither ...>< ling n given years
.rnPh hours to put ne otcgethtr dragged up a much et.nai lerati<.n, ills. man !I. ..,..... This was followed) by an eight and nine months in the Pacific. Re-
l .. finishers you 11) have a lamp and into their bedroom a .th...:::. tr> mire hi* i><.inion of the. turning to the States he was assigned '
through a trap door. The Rogers .. think he would like .ininr wheie th. mn beet rite and will
the ..
ood! radio If it doHnt play '
.. as assistant Recruiting Of.
b I he .
released the rabbit. Ditto Ditto Nary tearhe a trade The Navy mc t likelj "iH-rw iiiHtructor will help you with it and and ixwH'fcle. r.I_ future are rpnKMlered .. And the nerds of the Navy have to ,.. ficer for the State of Louisianaand
tell the reason why but don't let Irving tv r..id.l the man into .N..iol..tC'd i lot there. have tv be men in later as Recruiting Officer for
most New York SEA) If nee weak that fit. him fir a futuier all raten. or".uml." ', a..iirn.*i each ,
that diKcouiage you because t you '.... .., ... the State of Maine.
I nun arunild be neat to a ..-... Iwhere rate h ,In fit in with lonir-ranye I,1...-
of them play the first time you Train No. 13b leave Fcekskill at .he will m*t liyvly. niMreetl Sohe ." lII( for the NavvTh Lt. Andrews reported U> NATTCenter
plug them in.vath.I' 6:20 a.m. Sunday or chug: into need to. be aniiiffne! where his aa man. ii ro"..i.l..tM.adi.i l \ Jacksonville, Florida, in October
Grand Central Terminal at 7:30 tive and ariiuiretl .".1,'... Imlieal that vKliutl when. anniiii.inj bun t. an "AM "
craft in in : eif
increasing last
year servedas
.. .
bent fitaAaalyma 'huol. If hf ran t>e amtiyneft, t. them
popularity Try making your own a.m., just ignore it. It doesn't exist of Heeruit Traiainir TeMRru ,html) he .liken slut to fine la which Otflcf>r-in-Charge of Central
cwt wallet, belt, a purse for your wife I Slight error in timetables, says l*.f prcvuwit e.l hwatkr.. |>hvM>alrharaetertfitiefi h. in .likely. U nurrfnl. then Naval! Training Facilities
There Is' great supply of diffweiit the HUthlol1 l Division of the N. Y. ..h.>.,......, previous. work, Aviation will, .have guinml a lop limn Lt Anilitws plans for the future
I well .1.! miuh in vammii. aube .
. an a* r" trained to *o hm i>art h. help Krei
vpes of leather and plenty of tools Central LJitea. ) ..l* In Av-l'"a 4 M-Hnul. sal. ra M#.... 't'eatying.: ." otc indefinite' at present.7 .

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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 21 August 1947

ANOTHER SMOKER!I First Grid WAVE Soflbollcrs

Scrimmage Shut Out Foremost, ,

IS BEING PLANNED Dairy Nine, 11-0

Shows Up Weak Points hurling Behind of Ruth the LaVere brilliant, tWO-I.'1
FOR 12 SEPTEMBER 1 WAVES softball team

.- | out in 11-0 decision over the Fore
Basing its decision on the turnout I B>. Doug C rocket, S2i .-.-- ---- ---- .-- -.- ---- most Dairies nine in au abbrevi.
which greeted the last one thePhysical The blight hope of the and u the timing and teamwork hard work to get the Jax-Navy'I'I ated five-inning game at Brent-
Training Department an- ever click local fans' will see some stalwarts into tip-top shape for I I wood Park last week.
nounced yesterday that another I Ja\-Na\\ football team really high-scoring games in the coming their opener, and the coaches! are The WAVES scored three timer

Boxing; Smoker would be held at dwindled in the pas>week as season. are once more stressing the basic I, in the first frame, four in the second -
Mainside Auditorium on Friday, 12 j Coach "Tuffy" Thompson ran Bfit at present, the backs can- fundamentals of the gridiron sport. I I and four in the fifth before
September.In his charges through their first not seem to catch on to the flashy The team will probably be at a I I the rain came, Minta Sheehy led
addition to some of the boys Saturday formations and, as a result, they great weight disadvantage when it I the attack with three singles in
who showed their wares in the I full team scrimmage on look very ragged To work these tangles with suet football jugger- i three trips to the plate
first fights, Matchmaker Henry at Mason Field. plays, the line must hold and it nauts as Fort Benning and Pen:-a- The local girls were slated t<>
Schiilizzi will bring: out many new The squad was very inconsistent, needs plenty: of practiceIt cola and the gridders will need all play the King Edward nine Tuei-
contestants. Schiilizzi, a former at times showing flashes of bril- will take time and lots! of then speed to come out on top. I day night but were rained outFliers
liance but at other times looking ---"-" ----
Golden Gloves and A.A,U. cham-
pion, has been training with the very sloppy. The backs just couldn't
fighters ever since the last smoker. seem to get going and the line fPensucofla To Win
A few members of the NAS Box- looked very green
ing Team are expected to put on But, still, it was the first scrim-
exhibitions and it may be possiblethat mage of the year and the coaching
a few bouts could be arranged staff has hopes of great improvement Inter. District Softball
pitting the NAS champs vs, the before the opening:: game at
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NATTC champs. Municipal Stadium on September I

As yet, details of the coming against the Parris Island Marines 1U Bill Ivehl Sl':
smoker are still vague. No an- ..foa
nouncement was forthcoming as But although the scrimmage it'a> all l)
to whether there would be another was very disappointing, it was 's show last Fii
professional wrestling match The very helpful to the coaches.in teamwork It as the Maune[ tiulnllei t ,;\! -
crowds at this month's show really brought out many flaws -
went wild over the Elatkstock-Ni- and line play which will be hurled and batted the NAS:
lan match corrected when the opening whistle Jax Fliers to the Intu)'-1 >: s-

Another possibility would be blows ,net Softball Championship
combining the bouts with some The local huskies will be m defeating: a strong \ :\:'
the I
for real, strengthened further before
sort of entertainment a
all-around smoker, While the next week is out with the turnout of :ensacola outfit, 1-0 i\; \\ inning -

imoker plans do not include any- I additional players. These strag- this* coveted champi ir->!!
'hlng so elaborate, eventually they glers all have had previous experience ;hip. the Fliers are not;\- to
nay be staged in this way. in either service or college 'ng part in the semi-linal
round intc
football and when they
These smokers are bringing
'ound of the AIINaynft
fine prospects through the shape it will be hard telling what : r
tome '
ropes and, with a little experience '. the Blue and GlhwIn 1 i do. >all Championships which] :iu
these flailers could be the tiM '"nd.1 Tvi'Imps'n's - of next year's NAS n\.il': ._ T,' ui ': i :_ i' ,. I t I all th" w',i\ this week.

. .JAXNI1VYFOOTBaLL COACHES I Iu Shaw came through witlmlng 11: 1
I '" 350 foot four bi__> i i'n
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h\ r 7 I I ct 'w the left field line 1 il! tr'
't'l\i stanza to the In t

III game The Pensacola nine \\"i- a :C... ;.
.l' ot the strongest outfits th .\>OTIIhK 1".OJ"H't Jh-d i t ) -the \AS; cille..uoti) i last
a!, have yet faced, and the Fli Fnla\ when Captain L' Y ;\LH"n. Chief of St'ff)1' Om-1, pre-
aT "> were forced to go all out tj. dented Lin Chaclwuk manlier (If the Flier softball nine. with thInterDistrict (.,
"ielt that one-run lead. I Softball Trophy tollowng the Fliers' deteat of Pun
81 tlliant fielding on the part of sacola here.
i. whole Jax infield and outer- ''n'_.
.rlIll'n! lads made it possible for piaie base KnocK. stole second, and came
h., local club to cop the cham- The Pensacola twirler Johnny racing home on Shaw's initial hit.
i>\> nship, Should they win over the Reedei. rationed the Fliers to a His double in the fourth brought
: rwY other teams at Norfolk, the measly four hits, but the one Shaw I I across another run, and when he
Fhfi-, will move into the finals of connected for was enough to win I collected his third hit of the day! ,
rh All Navy against the winner the ball game The losing mounds- he chased two runners across
a. a : rom the West Coast at a site man sent nine Fliers back to the Goslingsia Initial Gains
v"t 10 be named bench via the strike-out route and ;I After winning from Great Lakes
Hosaflook Mar In Infield v:alkcd but one batter, Shaw whiffed -earlier in the day the Jax Fliers
Keystone sacker Jerry Hosa- five swatters and gave up no took the field against a crack Pan1 -
rlook helped share the spotlight gratis passes, ,1 sacola nine only to lose a one-run
with Shaw last week for he turned Doug Roberts and John Zavac lead in the latter part of the
in one of the finest fielding jobs collected two singles for the locals, II game on errors, enabling the Goslings -
vet witnessed at Mainside, Jerry and George Dyak came through to take the tournament lead,
took part in pipe different plays with a double to conclude the hit- The visitors kept right on in their
an<1 l made but one bobble, Twice ting for the winners. winning ways the same evening sui
# bN 1 lining the game he made diving Hers Win Seml-Ilnal Tilt they thumped the Great Lake
-tab at the ball stopped it, and It was either "win the game or Bluejackets, 12-2, thus eliminating
hen i: threw the runner out '1 ne lose the tournament" in the morn the Bluejackets from the tourney
one bobble came when he tried to ing affair, for the Fliers were one Th Fliers rang up their only
shovel( 1 the ball to first basemanEd down to the Goslings. The pensa- two tallies in the first frame and
: Heft and flipped it wide of the cola outfit had beaten the Fliers!! could do little after that They did

...- Q J initial sack. in their first meeting 3-2 and an'' put men on second and third in
-x: .. ,'ot"> all ekvtn H ,ft and Ray Oliver also turnedin order for the locals to. stay in the'the fourth round with no one down,
C\( ( HIM. sTVI I t 11,1.)0"\ : \ i '
i, several fielding gems when they running they had to win the but no one was able to garner
l'd 1 rt th' IJ.c', "' 11"'" z"l: v' in tli iiitril'u'1s! ""f) a
con nil- 'tI"I t '' Inhlj, 1 1 ai "'. loft tL relit .kneelingTutty" 4 each covered a couple of bunts morning tilt. And win it they did, I 1 even the slightest sign of a base
h.Sh 1 SLniu I -
I breakup head i L"dl'h" and! Hirtv Knickclbine first j apiece which looked as though blasting away at Joe Pomtek, Gos- knock off Pointek and the eventual
) Thonlp""I1 Ben A,lims, plaYing; line coach, Paul King, 1 they might go for a base knock ling's ace chucker for nine hits winners stymied the local rally.
assistant: istan William i backfield coach: Shaw: CUes Up Sir: Hits to walkway with the semi-final' The visitors tallied one run in
line coach, and "Dumpy" was slammed for a half- contest 7 oZ. ;! the second, this marker being/
.dozen: safeties over the seven-in-I Shaw again took the mound for earned but their other two scores

Navy Swimmers Sweep City :ping route, with two of them coming I the locals, giving up three btngles in the fifth inning were both unearned -
with two away in the final t while fanning seven, and giving thanks to three miscue
frame Two pinch-hitters stepped : three bases on balls on the part of the Fliers
H- Meet At Springfield Pool / ;into the batter's box, and each Frank Retrivi was Pointek .
slammed out hard singles to' center I downfall, as the Jax left fielder Johnny Longdcn, the A vnoie..s
: Each advanced a base on a : banged out two singles, and a jockey, has ridden more than t."O(}
Piling up an amazing total ot: by R. M Gielow of NAS who set I passed; ball but were left stranded j i double in his four trips to the vnnnf'r.<-An American record like
115 points, swimmers representing another record, traveling the distance (D'i the base paths as the lead-off i platter Shaw helped out his own''' ly 11 stand a long tii e.
NAS Jacksonville splashed ; in :12,1.: The first three r man fanned 1 to retire the side cause by blasting out two singles' Frank Sffi. a. the Ynn\"'aliiHt
It was sweet revenue for Shaw in four visits to the dish Ed Heft toohit' tnil i. i<'ho f' (r.alr".
their way to an undisputed first' places went to the Navy men t::o whiff the last nun, too. For Jim also picked up two singles in HM dl/' / 1111 ii\ I.'I./ hrt, .< r\ ('" .
place in the Annual City Swim- ,I H. L, Mize kept the NAS string 1\tttlsn the vmt! ()rs' center fielder, I four appearances n, >u"it I" I/Q.i pilI it.' 11 th no "hV-
ruing Championships which were intact by winning the 100-yard had I real h'I I fir '-'t un two sate hits Retn;i started things: i'<)llin< in .p. s ,II ,i t/-/, i. tt/. I < SPE-< '' '
!told last Friday night at the freestyle race in :59,ft, F. L, SilI I, I in hi 'h I ;i. .)1.i .; ''u u-. tript t to, th<"" the second (canto as he belt 1 'UI '* .. .

sprlngfleld Pool. Their nearest rial {I 1 verthorne added another first! in I b
.: Ponte Vedra Beach was a the fancy diving but he was given -

> jor second with a paltry 30 mark- some tough competition by tout .
'rs !I I other NAS springboard artIst..
aix meet record were smashed
1 1n Billy Adams of Ponte Ve d li a
the contestants. and five of these. '
;ere set by Navy swimmers. I Beach broke the NAS first pH, r
Billy Adam of Ponte Vedra( I monopoly In the 150-yard indm 1 .
stile out of the meet with 13 ual medley but J. F Mihan l'lIll"'
'101 lUs to take high scoring honors, right back for NAS in the .>< o-" ...
nut he was closely tailed by J. E j I yard freeityl to take a frt u",' ....: )
:Malian with 11'I and J. R Fen- break an ther meet rec.)t.J .1.......
,*r. with 1Oir b..th "f N\S The I20yiti, : medley r The NAS ell HI i.'s: l"pped, i a at it I iaxi.i the '.!\' nwig ant i ti > m'<'
e\; cry event L\'. tpt ..m. r\[ .: L'I-' dra\ piac'J went to NAS t" nn- .\
L <-atd individual l.i'It"I! '. Wl"l'll AAJn i new In Jet record: > of 1 1)7 v. i ,
",. by Ade.: ui the recordor mad by the turning tam! ,
l locals --- -
'aung time of 1:45.2: Th : ,
m t.'d some consolati. u )w vcr, 1 : Bulletin i !

_t the fact that they took tine' < icier I I fh.' Not: s r.jftball nun' play 'd i if.hf '" "...:. ,' t.... ,..Ie!
xir places I J-:;; I : ....
But everything else wcom- its first! game of the si'm .linaU :
olttaly l NAS. In th+' nr-sf. 'VI'llt of i I',It the. All-Navy champi*hip.
the evening, the 2'l> ).V 1I'f,I fro I*' I' now taking place at Norfolk I '
,tyle; relay, they took tli,,(' n.i ,' Ji..e' Va. The Corsair: teem: won the I +, .r S

place and set a new nu'dt, record right to plav' the tftittr> by topping t
And then, in the 110-yard breast- the USS PorUniuuth, 0-9,
stroke event, T A Schuare, rep- TUf>..day, INK u*',: FKIVl, star left fielder for the NAS softball nine, gets: set to take a lusty cut at the
resenting the Air Station, aped to The results of tits Flier- ball in the (mill' inning of the final Flier-Pensacola clash Friday. Tho Gosling receiver is .ready to r.
a new meet record in the time of I Portsmouth game wore not catrh the ball In the event the huiky' Flier missos while Umpire Glenn McKeever carefully watches
1:07.: known at press, time. I the action The Flier took two out of three games from the Goslings to win the Inter-District Chamionihir -

The 440-varl freestyh ws *'>n I 9 -- -- t> > mrt move on (o the Uf.fillsd:1: of Wi* All Nivy< rhamplonihip, nt Norfolk this week. !

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