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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 4, 1947
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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t. 5-No, 23 ..yJUilLLLUUJJJ 4 September 1941



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



U S, NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORDA


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Schedules For Student Crash

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School Busses t a .tS' a Lands His Plane


Are AnnouncedSpecial ? At Behind Bldg. 450



Service Is Sets SB2C Down In .

Offered NAS Parents Field After Engine

-. By Jax Coach Company Trouble On TakeoffA


School-aged children ofNAS near-tragedy wa nar-

personnel living aboard towiy averted here yesterday

the station or in Dewey Park morning when an SB2C crash

are able to get to and from landed a few minutes after

their schools with little take-off in a field behind

trouble to their parents and Bldg 430.

at nominal cost through arrangements ;' ? The plane piloted by Ens W.

with the Jackson- H Burgess, a student attached

ville Coach Company. to VA-ATU No.4. experiencedmotor
r >> trouble as it became air-
to Station MemotanUum -
According
born", it was understood, and the
No 38-47, issued last week. a
pilot made a belly landing about
bus service I will be provided undei
150\ feet from the Industrial Relations -
this to the Lake
Shore arrangement School Lee School Building. The divebomber
High
# : sheared off the top of a pine tree
John Gorrie Junior High School i7
and came to rest on the dirt road
and St. Paul's School. The Duval r :
leading to Bldg. 151
County School Bus will pick up
those youngsters attending the Ens. Burgess, apparently unhurt
Vanetia School. except for lacerations about

Tha bus for Lee High School the face, climbed out of the cock-

will leave the circle ( Mustin Road) ..."..,..- .. ... .,.. pit unaided as Industrial Relation
at 0753 and I employees, Marine guards, and
via Mustin Road,
go : AND CUD to be back at NAS members \ARTLS Marine Air Detachment ridea Yard

Blvd Yorktown. Avenue, Roosevelt pick-up truck to the hangar with their gear after arriving from Cherry Point last: we* k. rushing Department out of the personnel buildings cam following -
Lake Shore Blvd
Bayview The men returned bv plane after participating. in the ivdav Marine At Reserve maneuver'
the sound of the crash
Blvd. (Lake Shore Schooll), San -- --- -- --- -
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Juaa Avenue, Roosevelt Blvd., and The crowds were kept in check
then over Route 5 to while emergency assistance wan
McDuff only one block Remingtonand away : VMF-144 Of NflBTU Returns From given the aviator by officers: en-

from Lee High School The bus listed men, and civilian employee .
will then go to Post and Aoosta (Continued on Page 3)

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Maneuvers At MCAS, Cherry Point Fishing Trip Is


Captain WhitneyIs
Termed Tops 'By
Back from 13 days of intensive
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New Chief Of DEFENSE CHIEF NEW SECNAV

training in the annual Initial Party
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Staff For NAATCCaptain maneuvers of the :Marine Air '
I :'j "Bov it certainly' was 'worth'

John P. Whitnev. former Reserve at the :Marine Corps r it" i
officer of the w That was the consensus of opinion -
commanding Air Station at Cherry Point, >r 'i I
USS Midway, assumed the dutiesof of the men who went on the

Chief of Staff for the Naval An .. N, C. \' IF-ltJ of XARTl' I Welfare-sponsored fishing trip
Advanced Command last over the Labor Day week-end.
Training was once more getting: settled
week. HP replaced Captain A. K. "I'm going again just as soon asI
Morehouse who left Jacksonville down to the old routine this can make it," was the way Wtl-

to take his of .5 .S ford K Moore summed up his account -
over new post skipper week.
of the Midway. 1I of the excursion
P.iltll'lpatlOn by the local Ri'- The party left VAS around 1730: (
The Chief of Staff to Real
new I
er\e Units Marine Fighter Friday afternoon arriving at Her-
Admiral Davison has
Ralph served nando about 2330 that night. Early
m Naval Aviation since 1 t Saturday morning, the Izaak Wal-
after two years aboanl tlu. I satisfactory by Major Herbert
tonit- were out with their tackle,
USS Oklahoma he was chosen tf'I C. the H'
r Langcnfeld skipper } roach to give' battle to anythingthev
flight duty. He received his wingsat said that the highlight of the at f- hooked. And the fish were!
Pensacola in 1925, and fair a
,
May was an air-ground suppott
i really biting the fellows Good
say
to with Scouting I in collaboration with the
was assigned: duty operation
catches were reported for both
Squadron One, Atlantic Fleet. Second Marine Division of Camp'
Saturday and Sunday morning
Captain Whitney has served on LeJeune and he was very high in -
On the return trip the party
many ships, including the USS U his praise for the maintenance JOHN L. St LM\'AN: ruder.secl''tal'V stopped at famed Rainbow Springs
Memphis, USS San Francisco USS crews. i ot the! Na" v moves
for additional
some
III,,VDS MILIT \KTj Meb -, V sightseeingIf
USS USS Lexington
Langley Saratoga, "The success of the maneuvers up to sofa<:<'eed James Fonestala you want to get in on thrt
and the USS Ranger Ir'/ <'1i( ->*' a"'>' m Si" -'at vt tan be attributed to their high enthusiasm :- NaThe:! :" t-irnu-r SLM, ie- fun. get your reservation m with

I In 1910. he placed the VSS ) il.t' [ i"' ,11 I'i ',: Iii, [i I' >m esprit de corps, willingness tai \ "l th' Nrati" ;- been nani- the \\'tltaTfn c.> in Bt[ \I..* 1. ,ext

4 ( 1".'m-; "" T 'nint.1 as part of Patrol they expressed of being Si'I; I''t i i Nnimnal [I','TI'n..p. 't'k-t'nd
"a h'I !1,1 \
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.:. 'ICntinllf'llInI'alteSI) back in uniform again" the ma- -- _d.. -- -
jor asserted. "Both Jacksonvilleand FICIITACT
FIRE N
T' ci; JEW TRAINER NARTU can well be proud ot ,

...- "! !lSiit \'II' the record established by the civ- 9
than Marine Air Reservists dmng '

the maneuvers."

Several distinguishedIMU) >,I-

Deluding J. C. Brown, I l'nd"I'-1 i I

1 # etaty of the Navy for An, Gen,
1 N oral A. A Vandegrift C mmii

'Lint of the Marine Corp: lli

Admit E C. Evven, Chief ut
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:Naval: Air Reserve Training: Major A

General Field Hams, director -
... of Marine Corps aviation: and 'v
\ Brigadier General Christian F "

,,\ A ; 3 hilt. Chief of Marine Air ReM #-'

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"M. 'SLUE ANGELS STAR AT ,
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fa. NATIONAL AIR RACESWith kk c v Mt i

:: their usual flawless pre-
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I .' Mi tl\lung. the Navy i famed

''lie:' Angela! : (led by Lt, Comdr,
I :?5 ob, t Clarke, left breathless the es-
I iiiiH'eJ 200000 spectators at

lev eland National Air" Races .. .. ... ...
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n ,>r Labor Day: CHOI/CUING l)0\VN LO\V in tie\ Irw.h lo pu.t"' 't themselves\
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-- The Flight Exhibition Team from the searing llamas three fit:'Hen fruit the NA.S: Fire De-

, (',\IT\IN. UILIJAM K;. GFN'1' f: ,l II; .,+II I C \ \ I r ?",,a 0I ,- again stole the show with Ita incomparable paitmc'iif .spray a h-iw" ,oat t lit foam over {a pool fit hunting\ oil

t"r -.It',1t'I the rIliti'I1a .il (Hiilsni I, i// ". ': ..", u' I4t I l.tI flying despite the best while two otli'M' ul', i It i,. lpP \ '.itus: tntmK lilal i w'I'II'! '' ire dull\ at i
the Army could offer Other Navypal'twlpatron the station hlllip|) v,' nCKllngutslnd ,1,1 ,," lily ml ,ifiumily. (U1I' tire fighters ?
I ',\ i 4crt'r ,, tl! itntrll/ I U' 1'I''i iI I'I''" 'hnl'iil', '4 ""III't. un1U .,
included flights by aLf t I rho >[U : I HIM\ 1 iiuily 'WI'OI// I ""I I 'rl I 'MS l n-atinn I r i d)Ii,"> i ii,., i I'' I I 1i'J.h': .numy N /1\.". rai yan Fireball and maw flights of sro J1.C'ldII \'It III II '. "i ,II. k.'oj> \Ilic di'pAtdnoitt m top

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Weekend Dance

o IGNORING completely the
mid-summer heat, a tremendous -
crowd turned out last Saturday x'S
for the Labor Day week-
end dance featuring Royce i
Stoenner and his orchestra at ,
Mainsid'e Auditorium. Big event y f X f
your reporter is new this of the evening was the dancing {rv e a
week's' column will lack the polishof contest staged by Welfare Man { >
an expert. So w.e will just stick added attraction Both hep- <
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in a few notes cm the club and cats and lovers of smooth danc- : h\ ,
its members.We ing had their chance with com- K \ ..ta
have been hearing a few arguments petition in jitterbugging{ and ka
between the married and waltzing. Couples in the waltz
Bangle members about who benefitsthe contest glide along the floor hop-
most from the CFO club. What ing to be chosen as the king and a
do you say, fellas]) ? Anyway, we queen of the waltzers top vf:
are all in the same Navy, so there photo). In the lower photo the
isn't any difference. A marriedman happy winners pose with the 0 0
is welcome to come with his judges on the stage of the aud-
wife, and a single man is welcometo itorium with Chief Dawson L '' b 5I )
come with his lady friend. Wilkins of Welfare. They are i. i
More members at the general left to right, Johnny DeConlos. f
Sic, and Jamie Hansford
assembly would be a good thing. I
hear grumbling and growling by (winners of the waltz contest'' I
the various members, but when a Maestro Stoenner. Ann, the vocalist c va
general meeting is called, it seems and Don Leshane. Sic
like they are always the members judges: Nant-y Clemens and W .
who are absent. So come on up, Rav Tombler. AMM3c. jitter ,
and pass! on your ideas to the bug winners 1> and C'hlef'H.-
board of governors. After they kins. h
Dave been hashed out, a few --
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Changes will be made at the board

tneetings. _. IIe Classes In Radio
Last mf'etingthere were only 78

members present. That's a poor e i.k Theory Spanish ?;
Knowing. for a club with around ,I

700 sergeant-at-arms members. I'd be suggest appointed that for a To Be Conducted d

all general meetings to maintain v Now courses) in Spanish and '
order. Quite a few members were Radio Theory will be given at the
clearly out of order at the last ; ;: Education Office after working
meeting.The hours, it was announced this week 'I
dances on Saturday nightsare by Lt. Anne Warden Education .
becoming more popular. The ,';, I Ii Officer.. The Spanish classes will
Bingo games are swell. And remember be held in Room 220, Bldg. S54,
the more people who )i every Tuesday night at 1830 under "
come to the club, the more profitit the direction of R. F. Isbell,
will show. So it's up to you. AMMlc. and E. C. Flores, AMMSo.
Some crowd en Sunday nights, + Both are well qualified to teach ,
.
too, now, huh That $125 is sure .si the language, she said.
looking big! i The Radio Theory course will be

I taught every Thursday night at ,.
1c1f/1i ; if 1830 in room 220, Bldg. 954. The
;;yy iBy i iI I AETM2c.instructor will be P. M. Hanover, r,,. uy., ;' ,:

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I I The off-duty classes, open to t ,
I all personnel, will be made 4up
--_. --- -- -_. -- _. of 20 lessons Those who succors"r<< ,
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ketball. "Tryouts" were being held I returning busses will leave St. 1 I fully complete the course w1UlbieI ..
at the pool recently. Wonder if i: Schedules Paul's at 1450, John Gorrie Jr. I given certificates. 1 r,. ''
Jean O'Hrjant, Y2c the do better out of the I I --- _..., { ,.
gals can High School at 1530, Lee High ,
Just goes to show-some) people water? The UDT boys lay I I (Continue] from Page 1)) School at 1535, and LakeShore Monday through Friday, from 0830'J 1fi
will do anything for excitement. there is some intere'Otlngunder' only two blocks from St Paul's School at 1520 and 1550. The busses to 1600, and tickets will be sold in r
Things have been so dead around water scenery at the WAVES pool School] will take the same route upon strips of ten at five cents fop
here that some of the more ambi- and all the time ticket. Only one month's supply of
we thought I This bus is scheduled to arriveat returning that they did in the
tious gals resorted- to mess cookin"for they were practicing! the Main Gate at 0810, the morning, will pick up school chil- tickets may be purchased at onetime
a change. Every night about Lake dren both on and off the station and refunds will be made onlyon
NOTICE: If phone 398 has any Shore School at 0820, at
2200 could find few J
you quite a surplus calls in answer: to their recent Park and Roosevelt at 0830, atRemington only at regular bus stops and shel- full strips.
strange faces behind the line help- ad, please have them trans- I and McDuff at 0840, ters. The return busses will not go The memorandum also pointed ,
ing the regular crew serve the late ferred to 361! and will reach Post and Acostaat to the Circle, but children going in out that the bus for Venetia School
meal to the members of the swimming will leave the Circle at Mustin
0845. that direction take a station
may
meet. Rosie Devine believesin TaDa! We have some more new i
and Park at
0815
Road at Dewey
bus at the of MustirT
corner and
to welcome aboard. That The bus for St. Paul's School
going all out-she worked in girls Yorktown.The 0840 every school day That after.
the scullery, and Iva MacLain I welcome mat doesn't even have I will leave the circle at 0800 and noon the bus will pick up the
time. to Mar- take its via Mustin smaller pupils who get out
swings a mean broom. That ole get dusty any more. passengers children who live on the station
Navy spirit' I cella Dermick. PHI, and Vivian Road Yorktown Avenue, Roose- of St. Paul's School at noon may I as soon as school is over, and then
If Lois Miller] has anything to Ellsworth, AERM1, are here for velt Blvd Lake Shore Blvd., Bay- catch either the regular Air Station back for the pupils living in
do with it, we will continue having I duty from Ottumwa, while Mar- view Blvd. (Lake Shore School*, bus or the Lake Shore bus at I go Dewey Park. .
super laundry service. It'S a garet Lane SpT3, and Ida Mae San Juan Avenue, Hershel Street, St. Paul's School at 1235. A special The Venetia bus which comes on
shame linen exchange is held only I Lucia, SpT2, are on their two ; and then over Route 3 to Park bus will pick up the small children the station will start at the Circle
weeks cruise with Com7 Reserves. I and McDuff, within three blocks at the Venetia School at 1215 and
once a week, :huh, Lois? "Ham- and prooeed to the North Gate via
my" Hamrick is about the only And we have another new face I of Lee High School and then go 1400. If parents do not want their Mustin, Yorktown, Hancock; and j
person we know of who goes swim- around the barracks-"Pebbles". directly to St. Paul's School. This children to take these Jacksonville Albermarle. $
mln' with her boots on! No wondert' That's the little black aird white bus will arrive at the Main Gateat Coach Company busses, they must .
-y keep her locked in her room gizmo you see running along be- 0815, Lake Shore School at provide transportation for the pu- I An optimist( is a intin who ntarrirs -
now and then. Flash! Frenchyis .hind "Boots" and Chris. Winder 0825, at McDuff and Park at 0845, pils themselves, it was emphasized. his .\fI'lt terry thinkimi he will
now Ruth Dobson's latest piano \1C "Pebbles' mother's name was at John Gorrie Jr. High School at School bus Ui kits are on salt h< able to k" on ilatatiny to 1
protege. A recital will soon be "Gravel Gertie ?" O. K., so it's not 0855, and at St. Pauls at 0900. at the Housing Office, Bldg. 1050 ;h'" ,r. p
held, but only personal invitationsare funny! The memo also stated that the II

to be issued Strictly Rit- That tower gang the Elsa
zay! Frenchy ii so G.I., betcha Maxwells of NAS threw an- we see more of you gals at the
the first piece she learns will be other party and the group that "Anchorage?" (Beer Gardento .
"Anchors Aweigh." Cathy went to Silver Springs two Sun- youse people). The whole place
Lehman will scon be leaving us days ago reports a wonderful time has been newly painted, there are &
and there are wedding bells ring- | had by all. Better we should have new tables with tablecloths,
ing in the background lovely j more such excursions. How about booths have been installed, and the
sound! We'll) miss you, Cathy but I it ? We joined the Navy to see the juke box gives out with some good t tI
we realize you can't keep that guy I I world so we can at least start on dancin' music! what more
waltin' Lindy must have her |I Florida. Speaking of places to go. could you ask for, and there are _
cy open for local) talent in bas- and we usually are why doir1 all those men too!!

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Petal( U. S. Navy' Pho'

rs RECORD BREAKER. The Nay's D-S88, Douglas-built Skystrnk,
a a y yy,af which smashed the world's speed record by whizzing through the I
air at.640.7 m.p.h., at Muror Lake Calif. The stub wing Jet plan
I was piloted by CI>K Turner F. Caldwell, Jr. .



; Flashing 640.7 MPH In Skystreak .. ,

I Gives Navy World's Speed Record

., !SEA I At Muroc Field:: Calif., ._- -- --- ..s:::;::;.. -. -
Conulr. Turner F. CalQwell() climbed bright red craft flashed across!' the
.:. into the cockpit of the Navy three-kilometer course four times,
v! fl )1i4Y Jet plane, Skystreak, closed the reaching a speed; of 653.4 miles an .
I canopy and streaked into the hour on one run Flying at that
: 'I sky to net a new world's speed speed; and low altitude, it would
record of 40.7 miles per hour. have taken only 1/19 of a secondfor
4 I Only two months after an Army the speeding plane to tear into
,: r iolonelin a Lockheed P-80 Shoot- the black asphalt, had a mistake
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-= *W'" :.:.. ': T "n-" v"1IAIII'RH ing Star had broken the previous teen made.Caldwell.
-- record, the Navy recaptured the holder of three Navy
FROM ANDREW .Jackson and) t n. lax School of Technology: are photographed on I peed title foi the first time since: Crosses and a Legion of Merit
the steps of the Main Administration Building with Captain Herbert S Duckworth, Commanding Of- 1023 had flown only one and a half
ficer Local) school teachers toured the elation al) J-ast! week M part of the 1947 "workshop" program to Flying at a hazardously low I hours in the plane before taking
study the latest Navy teaching techniques Emphasis was placed on audio and visual aids aa used: by I level of about 75 feet in order to her up for the nerve-taunting 12 i.
the Nav'y in Ma\ many training programs. be judged by CAA officials, the kilometer test.Page .

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1 3 % 4 MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMOVIES
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: Wt'l'kday.-1730 and 2000; wet'.k-t'mlH30 and 2000.
TlIU1tSIAY
s 1 sr "SON OF RUSTY", with Ted Donaldson.

DANCE Station Band. Starts ritWAY at 20'JO.:
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SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
"WILD HARVEST", featuring Alan Ladd. .
MONDAY
"MARGIE", starring Jeannie Craig.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY:
"LURED," with Lucille Ball.
THUK I !>DAY
"STRANGER FROM PONCA CITY", featuring Charles Starrest.

t JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM

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""' """ """ '--""""" '" '"'* 'I' R'A Shows !start at .OJI: )
LOOKIMi FOR iLAMOUR No need to look any further than the :MAS WAVES' The gals 1I1UKSDAY AND FRIDAY
shown above, all ready for a plunge in the pool a re getting ready for the "Swim For Fun" Party "FUN AND FANCY FREE", starring Edgar Bergen.
II scheduled this month (If any talent scouts want to sign one of the girls up don't forget the agent SATURDAY
gets 10 per cent) Oh. incidentally the girls are left to right Cathy Lehmen, Lindy Lindgren. Hazel "STRANGER FROM PONCA CITY", featuring Charted Starrett.
Miller. Barb Wright. Mary Mitchell. and Skipper Edge I SUNDAY
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"ADVENTURE ISLAND", with Patsy Kelly.
II Succeeds Morehouse MONDAY" AND TUESDAY
First WAVES "Swim For Fun"Affair
"WILD HARVEST", starring Alan Ladd.

5 Begins- Next Mondav featuring Jeanne WKDNKMDAY"MARGIE" ; : CraigTHURSDAY. .


sing as their motto Swim -------------- ---- "LURED", with Lucille Balt.OTHER..
For Fun" NAS WAVES will inaugurate : them on to the next contestants
a new recreational activity i rder to the EVENTS
in > keep relay moving -
next Monday in the WAVES ,
i. t Pool at 1930Skipper BINGO PUn'Y-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.
There will
also be
Edge is in charge of diving and MODEL AIRPLANE SIIOP-Room 4, Bldg. 913, open 1200-2100.
I the gala event, and an evening of comedy diving acts put on by five Club meets at 1900 Wednesdays.
fun laughs and harsh competition of six girls. So far. Skip Edge MODEL RACE CAR CLUB-Room 3, Bldg. 913. Meeta at 1900
will greet the many WAVES has three girls signed up to help Fridays
I who will attend. WAVES are also put on the comedy diving stunts PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Room 5, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1930
invited to bring guests If they I but more are needed to round Thursdays.
wish. out the bill. Anyone who can fall BOL1NG-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation BuildingNo
J 'I There are 12 entries in the I off the board "ungracefully" is 3. Alleys open all week from 1630 to 2130.
f. :II swimmers group and eight entries I, askod to contact Skip at the BOXING For information regarding workouts contact Lieut.
: : I comprising the nonswimmersclass. WAVES pool. Comdr. A. J. Rubino extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after

I' __._. i:i ; I Winners will be presented This will be just the first of 1500.MAINSIDE
_. ) '''. ribbons. the located In
-- -- ? many swimming programs which LOUNGE-Formerly Reception Center
l Captain( J. P. Whitney( ; It'll be fun galore when the will be staged by the WAVESfor the South wing of Building No. 953; Is open to NAS personnel and
-- swimmers participate in such con- their own enjoyment. When their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions
tests as the balloon races and i, the outdoor pool is secured next by arrangement with Weliare Officer. Combination radio-pho
CaptainContinued dungaree races. For the non-swim month the gals will move in and nograph available for we of all hands.
mers there will be a threelegged take the big Indoor pool over for LIBRARY-Located on second deck: of Mainside Recreation Build..
( from Page 1)) race ( in shallow water, of I I their one big night of fun and ing No. 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
1 Wing 3. based at Coco Solo. He I I course* and a dungaree relay,' frolic. from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
I, commanded the Clemson until I)I where the gals will be forced : So, if you know a WAVE you'd MVIMM1NG-(outdoor pools) 'Daily Monday through Saturday-
March 1912. when he was assign I I to shed the dungarees which cov- I i I better ask her to take you to the 0800 to 1900; Sunday-1200 to 1900.
ed to the Bureau of Aeronautics : er their bathing suits and pass "Swim For Fun" contests I /!<*! IT-rvinraa open from 1000 to sunset dailv. Saturday and Sun..
followed by a tour of duty as Di day ir ;09QO-i7oo.Goif clubs are available -GoU'How' Bathing
rector of NATS. After serving as trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
skip[ of the escort carrier Kit- I YOU CAN'T WIN Dy Hough ANC110R.AOIOpen daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty I
kun Bay in the Pacific, the Cap- cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
tain again returned to the Statesto Field.

direct the Naval Air Transport TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train..
Service. No. 726.A1IC1IEIIYClub.
ing Building
.r He assumed command of the : located in Bldg. 899 open daily from 1800to
: giant flat-top and served aboard 2200; Satuiday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200.
her until his assignment here. Everyone welcome
NURSERY-Sponsored by the Navy Wives Club in Bldg. 1101.
:. r I f t tr Hours: Monday through Friday-0700 to 2100; Saturday-0700 to
Student 0100 Sunday morning.. Rates: Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents
I for each additional child; Card-$7 for one child; $2 for each addlt -
(t'i>ulinu( ,<(l fram Page/ 1) oral child; Daily (for working mothers)-$! from 0700 to 1800.
Crash trucks, fire equipment and '
-- --- -
the ambulance were soon on the
,'J scene, ready for any eventuality Attend Funeral Of 31
And a short time later the air-
craft was removed the tree cut Captain Brady In
down and the area cleared of all earl n Sa1'
debris I
The ending would'have been far I Arlington Cemetery "Fact are the basis for a

more disastrous had the plane I ATTEND FUNERAL Tag toiki foundation." : ; don't build onrumors.
.
.ri been 150 feet further west About Headed: by Captain Herbert S. I
85 people work In Bldg 450 which I Dui'kworth and Comdr. Paul E.Emrtl'k. .
erine C. Doe, Lt. Comdr. Gerald
houses: Industrial Relations and 13 officers and civilian
the Area Wage and Classification imployees of NAS; Jacksonville R. Stablein. Lt. Paul F. Bradley,
Lt. Comdr. F. B. Stone Lt. J. L.
Office. journeyed Washington this
,. ) Lawson Lt. Ceby G. Coward Lt. I
'yon week to attend the funeral of
This was the first crash of a l Miss
Doris A
ijgl( ) Defenderfer
plan in the station's working area Captain Anthony R. Brady former I I Ethyl :Mathews: and Miss Jacqueline -
,< in many years, it was reported Commanding Officer here, at Arlington 1 Jones
and it took all morning before the I National Cemetery. Services I .
". excitement died down. | were scheduled for 10 o'clock

eL yesterday morning. You've Got To Watch
Sarge: "Gee, but I'm thoisty," | In addition to the Commanding
+ Pvt. "Wait a minute I'll get you / Officer and Executive Officer, Both Ends These Days
some water." '"h i those making the trip Included
Sarge: "I said thoisty not I Captain L Y. Mason, Lt. Comdr. (SEA-Navy) plane handlersare
doity:' 'i J D. Martin, Lt. Comdr. Kathr' having their troubles They'vegot
.. --- -- to keep their heads about them
if they don't want to wind up los-

STALEMATE liy Harold Jones, SI Stool MateR ing 'em.
r' After years of shunning the
propeller end of parked airplanes,
/ground crewmen now find that
they must avoid the rear end,
too. The combined heat and velocity -
of the xhau.'i$ from the tail
' of a jet plane can be just as
-L1 dangerous as the whirling prop


I' blades.Burning or being thrown for a
, considerable distance by the blast
are the two major dangers.


And if all that isn't enough the
crewmen must also keep their eye
on the air-intake scoops. The BUO-
tion created in front of these
scoops could suck them up aga1nsCi
the entry ducts. 4i



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-: I 5 Promotion SystemBy IT'S A TOUGH UTE By Stems

Ships'& Editorial Association

Editorial Otncc.South A streamlined permanent promotion sys-
tem in the Navy and MarCorps is the resort -
Wing, Lower Deck, Bldg. 930 of the Officer Personnel Act of. 1947

Telephone Extension 8184 signed by the President. The new law continues Jw

Arthur M. Greene Editor promotion by selection and assures 30 U
,
0 Q C ___
The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the bringing younger men into higher ranks.
U. & Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida and The law provides that the number of
printed commercially with non-appropriated funds at Q ;.
unrestricted line officers in each rank shall
in
no to the government and compliancewith
expense SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918: dated 12 De- be fixed in proportion to the total numberof ? S

cember 1945.: Copies are distributed free of chargeat officers serving on active duty. In additionto

the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical regular officers, considerable numbers of
Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval :1cTfTav
Reserve officers will be employed to meet requirements -
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters ot
the Seventh Naval District, Naval Auxiliary Air in the immediate future, and

Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunnery Range they will be promoted while on active dutyon z

And the U. S. Naval Hospital.Rear the same.,basis as the regular officers. a /

Admiral Ralph Davtton Temporary wartime appointments, in ef- l

Chief Commandant of Naval, Seventh Air Advanced Naval District Training fect since 1912, will be terminated within

120 days of the signing of the bill, and all

C4W 1Jn Herbert S. Duckworth.Naval Air USN Station, CommandingJacksonville regular officers will receive new permanent

appointments. Few reversions are expected

Captain Jules F. Schumacher. USN, Commanding because of the new law, as promotions have
Naval Air Technical-Training Center been closely regulated in anticipation of fix-

Captain S. M. Shaar (MC, USN, CommandingU. ed distribution.
S. Naval Hospital Regular officers will be required from .

many sources other than the Naval Acad- a
Ct.1.t..Jn F. W. PrlcEtman, USNR, Commanding /
:Naval Air Reserve Training Unit emy. And greatly enlarged opportunitieshave

been provided for enlisted men and war-
14. C<4. T. C. Moor, Jr., USMC, Commanding
Marine Barrack rant officers to become regular career of-
ficers.

Li. CoroJr. Neil Avers USN. O-In-0 The Navy first pioneered the principle of
Naval Air' Cannery Range .t&ii
promotion on a merit basis in 1916 and the Commercial '

Captain> ; C. S. Cooper, USN Commanding system has been under almost constant development -
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field BulletinBulletins
since then. The new law crystal-

('_lit. Alexander M. Hearn. USMC izes past experience and it assures the high- V 'y
Marine Aviation Detachment est standards of proficiency and morale. Mill be accepted until
space has been filled, but not later I
The selection requirements have been extended -
Ttw JAI AIR :NEWS receives Ship'i Editorial Association ma- than 1000 Tuesday. Ext. 8330.
tor In I. Repubheation of credited matter prohibited without for the first time to include officers
permission of SEA. Washington 25, D. C. Republication of any or rank. FOR SALEBed
flag to the law
other matter, except by service publfeationi. I Is prohibited According new flag
without permiisiOB of Editor, lAX AIR NEWS. officers who have spent four in springs, mattress vanity, vanity
years stool chest of drawers, all in good In INTRODUCING ALASKA,
grade and a total of 34 years naval service condition.A. Gable.4032C Dewey Park Annex J. B. Caldwell gives substantial

must face election boards for continuance on PeSir cocker spaniel Contact E. C. counsel for those who are considering -

Give It A ThoughtThe active duty. NATTC.Martinet,Phone BMlc.S-0127W MAA Office after, 1800.Bldg. {00, Alaska either aa a place to

I The law also recognizes the need for 1940 Plymouth standard. Good condition, visit or as a place to settle. De-
mad rush is on. Since Tuesday, veterans per- good tires. Contact A. A. Lasiter, Hangar tailed information on the territoryas
manent
specialization. I ,
Accordingly, promotion 116 ext. 633. a hunter's and fisherman's
and servicemen have been able to of specialist officers will be based 4-piec bedroom suite, innersprlng mattress
upon dark oak, excellent condition. paradise is given. The author then
cash in their terminal leave bonds, and their performance in their specialty and not Phone 8-1474 G. W. Toler. moves on to consider the potentialities
Oil heater. Phone ,
2-S77
J. H. Seager.
of Alaska for
they're wasting little time doing so. Down- in competition with sea-going officers. 1941 Cadillac four-door sedan. Reasonable. homesteading,
Phone 3-0462R, Taylor. farming, ranching, prospecting and
town banks reported a land-office business as 193 Plymouth two door, 1300. Burgess, I mining, lumbering, and commer-
3813B Norman St., Dewey Park. Ext. cial
thousands of ex-servicemen jammed into the Deadlines For Benefits 8U2. fishing
Two mares and two colts Chief Ware, THE PREFABRICATEDHOUSE
lobbies and formed endless lines before thetellers' ext. 277 during working hours ext.
K. Graff in
by Raymond ,
(SEA-Stop-dates) for many veteran'sbenefits 577 after working bourl.FoIdln2'
metal cot with mattress 13.: new as the explanatory title says, "a
cages. were set when the President ap- Electrolux vacuum cleaner, never un- practical guide for the prospective

The law permitting the cashing of terminal proved repeal of 175 wartime laws. The Auburn packed, 8$70 Sportsman Brown, ext.Cabriolet 81(2. radio buyer." It outlines the advantagesand

leave bonds issued to enlisted personnel was repeal of the laws does not take away the heater, refrigerator and bar, good con- disadvantages of custom-built
dition. R. D. English, phone 2.2482 houses-designed and erected to
benefits of any veteran who now has a rightto after 1700.Eastman .
passed by Congress to rectify an obvious inequity your specifications; speculative
Kodak reflex camera. F 3.5 lens I
them but it does limit the time
in whichhe
new kodak flash attachment 620 roll, houses-built and put on the mar-
When Congress passed the terminal or she may ask for the benefits. film. Excellent piece of equipment. Lt. ket for any buyer; and prefabri-

leave bill for enlisted personnel last year, the About 16,000,000 veterans are affected by Furniture Comdr. McCollon for three, ext.rooms 409, or$a.ext.Benner 742. I cated houses-put together from

bond payment provision was written in as an the legislation. Personnel entering the armed BMlc, NATTC Seaman School 411. I factory-made manufacturers units.of prefabs With in 400 the

anti-inflationary measure. But officer per- forces in the future will do so under a peace- Bedroom in FOR RENT United States offering houses of
private home. Every
sonnel continued to receive their terminal time basis. cooking privileges excellent convenience transportation a wide variety styles and room
I Veteran's Unemployment Pay will stop facilities. 1359 Ingleilde Ave, arrangements, there are many pit-
Jeave in cash, and the change now places bothon i two years from the date of enactment of the Attractively Phone 2-8380 furnished, Mrs. W.four-room S. Morrli.apartment falls to be avoided in making a se-
the basis. in Orange Park. Recently decorated lection. It is the aim of this bookto
same repealing legislation-25 July 1949. Fifty- ,
and
water electricity. Contact tell the layman everything he .
However, this business of rushing to the two payments of $20 per week are author- Corner Orange room Park, next 2321.to bath with shower, should know about prefabricatedhouses
nearest redemption agency in many cases is ized for each unemployed veteran. Educationand twin beds. Rent by day, week or month. if he decides to invest in

shortsightedness of the worst sort. Most ex- on-the-job training must be started by For Mrs.business Rogers, couple 1018 Barrs only.Street Phone 7-4520, one.MRS..

servicemen who are breaking their necks to 25, July 1951 and completed by 25 July 1956. Room On NAS with route.kitchen Phone privileges 2-t>Slj,for JUT couple on. l NIGHT CANDY by Robert AND Tallant SATURDAY S...-

cash in their bonds have no specific need for Loan guarantees will continue for 10 years. I the story of one Saturdaydayand

the money. True, some have outstandingdebts Training for disabled veterans must begin House trailer WANTED night-in the life of Mrs. Can-
in good condition. Not less
brought on by the high cost of living or within four years and end within nine years. than 21 feet long J. L. McCard, ext. dy and the tenants of her room-

the purchase of a home, a car, furniture, or Anyone with at least one day in service Ride 8107 from or phone Murray 2-1I0'i4.Hill section, route ing Orleans.house At on the Cairo suggestion Street in of New the

the like. In their case, the decision to .cash in before 2 July 1947 and who serves at least Hamilton NAS.' Working and Ed hours?'woo OSOO!
their bonds has some merit. If they are paying 90 days in all is in the war veteran class Michel, ext. 8222 or phone 28945. who maintains an active interest

interest at the rate of four or six per and is eligible for benefits. Two drive Navy, share men expenses.to ride to Leavll10 California Sept.help in his widow and her affairs, Mr!.

cent articles purchased the time I Chief Iversen, phone 2-9317 Candy gives a Saturday night par
on on pay- I Donation of toys of any kind for use ty. In clever and amusing character -
;,, ment plan, it is good business to pay off the I in Nursery the Sunday Nursery. Please leave at sketches you become acquainted
by Chapels
1 balance of the loan and save all that interest 1200 on Sunday morning between ot at WAVES 0900 to with all the roomers in the

\\ : -especially when the bonds bear interest at Small Barracks apartment any time about Ruth 1 October Dobion.in vicinity bors.building and a few of the neigh- .

Jess than three per cent. of NAS. For officer and wife, no ,
I WIND ACROSS THE .
J children. Ext. 65, Lt. Comdr. M. H. WORLD
But if the money is just going to be dissipated Tt 1Vieu3s frnmtarj2a Uatchell. by Dorothy Graham is a novel
ws Two or three riders to help drive and about China which the
used to supplement existing income covers
or share expenses to New York. 1600 Sept.
5. Ext. 253. J. A. Birmingham. years from about 1896 to 1927. It
in the bank it would be
or put a very
,
Another Navy wife as company on motor is a picture of the surface of Chi-
foolish move. In the first place, the money I I trip about' to 15 Seattle September' VYash. Leaving on or na as foreigners saw it from the

has little purchasing power today ; a few or driving', only Need own not food share and expenses International Settlement and view-
trom now it will buy much more. And This is the lodging. along route Mrs R. B. Me- ed in comparative safety the country's -
years Neee, Route 2. Box 18C, Gainesville,
future far way the attendanceat Phone Gainesville 453-W struggles from the Boxer
some time in the a more desperate or 412-J. riots to
church sometimes Chiang Kai-shek's break
need may arise for a few hundred dollars. LOST from the Communists. The story
Should another depression break upon us, looks to the Cocker spaniel cream coloied Name 1s is that of an American girl who

and employment drop off the way it did after Chaplain when Cue Ginger, ext.Sue 498 IV., Welfare Reward.Office.George. Me- went to China as a child where

the crash of '29 a few hundred dollars will he begins to preach. her father was to build a railroad.
FOUND She fell
in
There is no inspiration in I love with the country
]look like a million to a man without a job. 3 pairs, of optical glasses Can be rUlnv : and the people and meant to spend
vacant benches. *d MI MAA
office
Secondly, if a person is able to get alongon Come often Be regular a I Bldg. 912 her life there but her marriage to
an Englishman took her to Eng-
his present salary, no matter how diffi- land.
At his
death she returned to
cult the struggle, he should save the bonds This is the way it ought to look at every Roving Party Will China with her son. hoping that

for a specific need. Just spending a few extra Church Service, Catholic, Protestant, and Pay Commissary, he lish would prefer China to bill Eng-
heritageA' ,
dollars each week will not materially in-
Jewish. It WILL if each man realizes his Officers Chiefs A
crease the person's standard of living, and church obligations and will do his part by !

the money will"vanish awfully fast in dribs coming himself and insist that a friend come Officers, chief petty officers, : J1'
and drabs.In and all personnel in the Commissary -
also. of know that
Many us we ought to at- Store will be
the third place, it would be sheer folly tend Church oftener, but it seems that the pay party from now paid by on,a it roving was th. Station Chapels Birmingham

just to cash the bonds and put the money in flesh is weak, though the spirit is willing.! announced last week. Road and Pr.Haiti Atcna
tt $ the bank. Currently, banks pay about one per More will power is needed. The very best The directive stated that the 093
cent interest on deposits. Since the bonds pay way on earth to "pep up" your Chaplains is party Store personnel would pay at 0800 Commissary on 1045-General oyu. Wornh.p. Service- Chap

nearly three per cent, you'd be losing money to hide the vacant benches with men. Try it days: and then would go on to pay-the lain It L.Calh.lU Murpby

jf you failed to hold on to them. THERE ARE CHURCH SERVICES .Aeeernbly and Repair Building, 0700Mass.0900Mass..

Take your choice-hold 'em or cash 'em. EVERY SUNDAY IN THE CHAPELS. THE ;angar 140, Hangar 115, the 1100-Mass.
Supply Dept in BUlg 110, and AD Outdoor Nursery for small children
decide it thought. CHAPLAINS WILL BE LOOKING FOR
But before you give some the Main Administration Building I Is njUaUln between 0900
You way be doing the wrong thing YOU. HOW ABOUT IT? in that order. and 1200.Joge .



the N"y in ttl many training programs. I ve Juugt.'U vy '-'AAlIIICIM..", asev ...,."" n...we -.

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4 September 1947 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five

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f FREE CHEST X-RAYS

f Questions-Answers INSIDE


j About PUBLIC WORKSVirginia


Reduction-in-Force VValpole reports that
V I the Design and Engineering Division
( hasn't seceded from the Public -

Q. I'm not sure u'heth-er-my appointment s $:/V Works Department but that
to permanent/ war service t there just hasn't been.any printable -
or temporary. How can 1 find news for the last couple: of
! Out' 4 editions. She reports this week,
A. Look at your notice of. ap y tin.. Q however, that things are happening -
i j pointment. If you are still. In For instance, Lecy Denmark

doubt, ask at the personnel of is displaying a new engagement
fice. (It's your appointment that ring, her first for several weeks.
counts, not any subsequent : Sez she is going to become the
changes In your job or pay.) g blushing bride of Tom Stevens in
Q. Must my senice be continu/ I the fall (All wolves please note.)

one and in one establishment to be Duffy Quinn returned from a

counted t s Xy + trip out west. He said he had a
A. All periods!' of service, including t : a wonderful time, which made all
military service, are totaled to 1! the stay-heres jealous

determine your length of service, ti : r Connie Hecht has been ill for
l' regardless of fie! type of appoint several days, but we have hopes
nn ni you hold she will be back by the time this

Q. I have several efficienty fat appears in print. Connie is sn accomplished -

ings on my record and they are I ? L comedienne. l era
not all the same Which one counts F matic entrance" act is especially!
for rcduction-in-force nb-titkling. The Division misses!

A. Your most recent rating on her.In
retortl prior to jour receipt of rev the Administration Building,

diictlon-ln-force notice. In case ,1 Betty Herrington is still absent en
x e
your job has been changed since i account of illness. Her coworkerssent !!

the last rating period, a "special! her some flowers with a note
rating" will be given. wishing her a speedy recovery

, Q. I just returned to work from, Vivian McIlvaine dropped the

military furlough a month ago Administration Building personnel
Don't I have some special kind 01rights' '-1 a card from the hills of Tennessee
NAS EMPLOYEES HAVE AGAIN THIS YEAR been afforded an oppportumty to have i-hest
where she is spending a short \8-
X-rays made without charge to them through arrangements with the Florida State Health Boardin
A. It
you are a permanent employee cation. From the card, she must te
you must be retained at connection with a State tuberculosis control program Last year, 98 per cent of the civilians here in a very lovely place.
the same level of somewhereIn took advantage of the service. In the photo above, CPhM W A. Vendettelli places a Public Works i
pay
the employee while Gene Gutierrez from the U, S, Public Health Service prepares to take X-ray Capt L. Helen Davis modeled the gifts
Navy (although It not
be possible to retain you may In the E. McDonald, Senior Medical Officer, who represented NAS during the arrangement?, stated that the she received a shower in honor
unit would be available to all departments. i of ner forthcoming marriage. A*
frame job or place of work.) If most of the gifts were of the silk
------ ------- i
your appointment was war serviceor I and lace variety, all the boys want-
temporary Indefinite you are : InspectingThe i ed to come to the modeling party
retained until others In competition 7KW4 but the "Girls Only" sign barred
with you (who are In lower : their way. Frances Theus tried to

subgroups) are gone; even then = fd. help the boys out by taking tome
you can replace an employee In a -=- AROUND A&R- pictures, but her camera broke en
lower subgroup who Is In another InspectorsBy the first shot. It must have been:
job which you are qualified to fill. Planning Dh'I&lon-by Maldpa the heat.F. .

credits Chalmer Thomas returned to "ye I her education. We wonder if the Sorry you weren't feeling well reporter for this edition, reports
A. Allow yourself one point foreach ole" A&R ibelieve it or not) whileon wedding bells won't ring out before last week Norma. We missed you no news from his division except

full year of Federal Government military duty (object: pay day she has a chance to actually lots.Goodbyes that Mr. Megonigal was the Maintenance -
service plus five points for for civilians). They are going to obtain the old "sheepskin." were said to Mrs. Ann i I representative in a delegation -
an excellent efficiency rating, Cleveland to attend the Air Races. MIRACLES NEVER CEASE! Weldon this week. Ann was the I which visited Senator Pepperto

three points for a very good efficiency Some people are just lucky. Jim Vearil is learning to play clerk-typist in the Interim Overhaul push the station's cause. In

I rating, and one point for a Fred Clyne came to work last bridge. Remember, Jim, a word to Inspection Office, and she Transportation everything is reported -
: rood efficiency rating. Friday morning with "THAT" the wise is sufficient; bridge and checked out Wednesday. She and as quiet except that Willy
Q. Don't 1 get extra retention look. We understand quite a party poker are played with an entirely I her husband are moving to DeLand Dauphin has resigned from the
,J credits ay a veteran f was enjoyed by all at the Quina different set of rules where he plans to attend school. Public Works Supervisor; Club

.V A. No. Your military service U residence on Timuquana Rd. Structures Division by La- Good luck to you folks, and we and joined the First and Main So-
Included" counting your retention The Statistics Section of the thetis Gunter Mr. F. Fisher hope you will be very happy in ciety, of which Tom Andreu i it a
credits but don't additional I- Division has lost location.Raymond .
you get Planning just an- and Chief Englemen from 325 hada your new charter member
; _. points. You are placed In a other employee. Yvonne Boatright successful fishing trip last Edenfield, AM2c, will I -
-"i higher subgroup than nonveteransof resigned last Thursday with plansto weekend very boating 16 black be 3. try civilian life for awhile now
like circumstances, so that only return to Tallahassee to pursue Raymond checked out this past
\ But beaten
they were by an amateur
I oth veterans.. are listed in the week. We wish you all the luck and
Mrs. C'larles Ezersky. She
game subgroup with you. change to lower grade Is made landed a six pounder.Mr. happiness in your new vocation, ;,w SUPPu
! Q. What happens if 1 have the under other circumstances, you are and Mrs. E. J. Brazil were Raymond.The .
"'. tame number of retention/ credits actually being assigned to another j following poem was com- =
blessed last week with a 4 lb.,
I another in sub and not decline the posed by one of 2 SALLIES
as employee my job you may 12 oz. baby girl, Linda Jacquelyn I our inspectorsjust --
group and only one of us needs to as&lgnmentlthout resigning. In Congratulations two. guess .who!
,
be separated or furloughed such case your tontine would not We hear from shop you 301 that Mr I am a little "probate"My
A. The with full six be returnable. If should refuseto
one a you father
O'Neil is sick. He suffereda I was a "perm",
very .
months of service gets. the higher take the new Job, and do not
slight stroke. We are hopingfor I like to work for Uncle Sam '
place. If still tied, the first one resign, you can be discharged for I Miscellaneous, Viona Tl.nbt'n
your rapid recovery and re- Because my job Is firm ((1 ??)
to be at failure to assigned spent a short eventful
perform
employed
your present establishment jour three-day
turn. I Sara Verner time clerk in the
will be ntaln e.I. If duties.Q. | holiday in August, taking in St.
Our sincerest condolences to Main Office, is taking anotherweek's
till tied, other factors, such as How often are retention registers I Augustine Tallahassee, Panama
Frank DuPont of 304 who recently leave. Sara says she is taking -
conduct, etc., may be used to determine prepared I City, Mobile, and Birmingham. In
lost his mother. a well-earned rest and gettinga
which of yon must go. (Of A. Only when reductlon-ln-force Birmingham she was to !have at-*
Structures will surely miss Mc nice suntan at the beachbutsome
course, ties won't make any difference is required.Q. I tended a family reunion, following
If both employees have togo May 1 be furloughed' 'insteadof I I Allister (our messeger) the next say differently. We understand which she was to return to Jax ty
two weeks while he \\s on leave. she's getting a big "rush"now.
anyway.) separated plane-her first air trip Fran-
Q. Will( I be permitted to see the A. The Commanding Officer will Assembly Division by I. D. How about it, Sara? ,I cis Gardner, supervisor of Receipt
Bouchard-G. J. Arnold is now Did you know we have a new
Control returned from his
register on which my name ap dt'ddehether the establishment'sfuture Tuesday
:, pears' personnel needs justify the back with us after a couple of messenger in the Main Office ? month-long vacash, which was designed >-
A. Yes If reduction-ln-force procedure. You could be furloughed weeks leave. He spent most of his R. Stanko S2c, has taken W'I to reduce his annual leave

notices have been Issued to persons only If any others higher on the time at the beach with his fam the duties which were held by total Correction please: Billie
In your competitive level, list who were reached at the time ily. We sure envied you, Mr. Arn- J. Nash, S2c. Glad to have )' I von Hofen is fluent in Spanishnot -

you may see the register, even were also offered a furlogh. old, as we really sweated out some Stanko! French She reports that
hot days here. Chief Stradley passed out the several have asked her to
though )'011 did not receive a Q. Could I be furloughed for people
notice. lack of work when no reduction-m-' The other day we saw C. H. cigars last Thursday morning- translate French phrases, which
Q. Will an appeal of my efficiency force is inroll'ed'A Bartlett climb up on a plane and after days of "sweating out" the she would be glad to do if they
rating postpone my separation Yes, but only for 30 days or from what we could see, he was ordeal. 'Twas a boy, 6 pounds 10 were in Spanish Roby Robinsonin
A f less looking for someone. Did you find ounces, whom he named Michael the South Area Provisions, hasa
what were after, Mr. Bartlett ? Patrick. You should have seen the "shutter-bug" son-in-law whose
A. No. But If your appeal should Q. III am separated for reduc- I you
Just curious, that's all. I big smile on the chief's face. Con- photog work is rapidly putting him
.,/$4." .' be sustained, and your standing tlon-in-force will I get lump-sum
on the retention register changedas payment for unused annual leave f I The coffee messes are really do- gratulations to the happy couple in ;% professional: class. Rcby'e
full Ing a good business these days. The ----- --- ----- album of his son's work is availa-
a result, you may be restored to A. Yes, you will get a pay
duty ment In one pay check followingdate other day, when Mary went to geta up. gal? I ble upon request Kay Campbell
Q. How much' advance notice of your separation! from the jug for the office, they told her Engineering Dh'I..lon-by FredE. leaves us shortly for a thiee-month
will I get 'if reached for reduction-' service for any unused leave to all jugs were out and she'd have to Cljne The division office furlough Tom Forrest of Shops
ht-force t your credit at date of separation wait for one. How about that? Mr. has undergone a tremendous Stores found a Ford no longer in
'r A.'As much as possible. In any Q. May 1 decide to take my regular Garst asked her what the peopledid change since the last issue of the his future-but in his present. Un-
case, you are guaranteed 30 days pay checks until my leave i with all that coffee, and J. ary Jax Air News. Jim Sawyer (plant derstand he traded his bolt bucket
notice.Q. used upf said she didn't know. But in her engineer) has taken with him his for the classy chassis just last

Will the SO-day notice period A. No Not after your separation office they drink it, potent or staff and four draftsmen. wantto wee!( Brother Ray Forrest has
permit me to work during' those date. otherwise. congratulate them on their new finally located that apartment, and
SO days Q. If 1 take a lump-sum payment Chief C. R. Murray is now back I air-conditioned ottief Let us hope will probably have moved in by
A. Not necessarily. You ill be for atlt&llalleat.c would I hae with us after a long leave period. that the air-conditioning up there the time this goes to press Get

given as much working notice as to pay it back when I take another Glad to have you back, chief, as works. your New Year's greeting cards
possible, but In some cases the government job we all missed you. Hid: quite a few comments on from Bettily Sted. Norma Roya returned
establishment' for which you work A. You would have to pay back Planning Division Time Section the column last week. Guess there the latter part of August
may have no advance notice. only the amount covering the period by Wynonna Spurlock The are ;a few people around here who from a six.weeks'aca h at Rochester
Q I've received my 30-day between your new appointment Time Section hasn't been in the are just a little self-conscious. Minnesota where friend,
a notice, Could I be separated from and the date your leave news lately, so I guess we had Walt Welsch, the Penn relay hubby visited the Mayo Clinic .
the rolls immediately in order to I would have run out. You would better see what we can dig up. man, is to be track coach for Lee Eula Surrency in Receiving was )
accept another position then receive recredit in jour new We are glad to see Malcolm But- High School next term. What is married recently Holton is the new
A. Your notice of rediK-tlon-In- position for leave represented by ler back at his desk after a Beige this I hear about the fellows name Claud England almost
force will serve as a release! to !such refund for leave. of the old malaria and also having '- wanting to blackmail you for justa took the water-cure not long ago
permit you to be transferred to Q. Atn I eligible for the return his family ill. little picture made at a picnic when he and the time-clock mis-

.V'. _, another Government job. If you of my rttirement dcluctiOt&8'A Magil is struggling along without lately? Walt gets more publicitythan judged calculations. Walter Fay,
Wish, to take a job In a private A. \ If your service Is less'' his right-hand woman, Barbara any two guys I know. our former Wage and Hour Sur-
enterprise, you may resign and than 10 years. If you have worked now that she has taken up Accessories Division-by Dorothy veyor, is getting a prominent rep
still get your retirement deductions more than 10 years, you' can have housekeeping instead of timekeeping M. Williamson (Electric utation as a painter-house, thatis.
including tontine, if you have returned only the money paid prior : Shop) To Mary Tison, Martha He did nearly all the interior of
less than 10 year of service-but to 21 January 1942. Mrs. Burnett is still able to Holloway, Louise Hirschman Iva his own home on Charon Road, and
not unless you have received your Q. Must all employees b*! separated smile after being without Ida Barr, Elmer Folsom, and Elmer occasionally, helps out his neigh
notice. at the same time I Mayne for the past two weeks- Abercrombic, we want to wish the bors. It's related that his color,
O. offered o change to a lower A. No. Pate of separations of she will welcome her back!: with best of everything and success' in combinations are unusual md effective -
'
!)rude, ttuty 1 decline it and ask to affected employees may be staggered open arms-won't you, Emily whatever you undertake Polly Fmmdw.ill, txaniM
IHS sepaiatfd ,instead over a period of 90 la>, Inez Dixon is going around witha (Inslumient Shop) Rusty says fer from Supply Id the SeventhN
A. Only If such change Is of- from the date the first employee I, big mile on her face lately and I. she is going to West Palm Beach D as soon as her replacement
'It l Instead separation, If the I l Is separated. looking BO-O-O)-o pretty What's this week-end for a rest reports for duty.


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JAX AIR NEWS ALL HANDS INVITED .

NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTERCaptain

Jul!. F. Schutiutcher. USN NATTC DANCE
Commanding

Commander Robert P Rwtxs, USN

Executive } :: Con lej f 0'
Lt. Cot.iman.jor J. W, Willmm., USM iHel.tug/ _
Public Information Ufftc.r.Ueiwr .
*
to Jail Air News

Editorial Offices for NAT1L Section Rx>m. 1ST and IIIJ" .
Admialitration Bull Jin* SOO-A. Tct. Et. 20*.

Editor Waltz Confe
Arthur T. KwUontkotU. SU =-
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N..w..rh..r
Robert J. W,'hll ing. SU

All Photograph are off'mil L s :Nnvy PJw Pnoto lab aid Av. Fund,, >::. h,HM I'" n.i Iii\> ui..a "th'IW\; credo!4.wHAr _



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ROYCE STOENNER and his ORCHESTRA





FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1947,'



TO DO! WHERE TO 001 I NATTC AUDITORIUM


I. 2000 tNA


MOVIE SCHEDULE
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NATTC H I THE WORD

TIIUI: I\ ARSENIC AND OLD LACE starring Cary Grant .

and Priscilla Lane. Shows at 1730' and 2015. BINGO at Snug Harbor, Teen
2000.FKIIIXY. r L-_FROM 1 AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOL
I
-NO SHOW. ALL HANDS DANCE WITH ROYCE How on row of TAF's personnel stood with stiff arched

STOENER AND HIS ORCHESTRA. I backs and starched whites at the change of command inspection -

last Monday mprning. "lied" Owens, of happy
SATMCIY-SLAVE GIRL with George Brent and Yvonne De J
e iij ee memory was being replaced at Kasic Skills by "Honest John"Fuller.
Carlo. Shows at 1400 1730 and 2015. I
At a touching ceremony the new cone uu der-in-
Sl'XDAY: : -SOMETHING IN THE WINO starring Deanna Durbin' chief presented Tic-Toe with a golden pick as a remembrance

and John Dall, Shows at 1100, 1730 and 2015. I AEM "B"Roiling I I of the many days spent in the "Salt :Mines",

MONDAY) AND Tl'KMAY;: < UN AND FANCY FREE with Ed down from the "Hills of When we first heard it we j -

gar Bui gen, Charlie McCarthy and Dinah Shore. I I Tennessee' came FRASE and thought. "Open The Door, l"tIch1 1 neW rBookJ
I HALEY after spending a three ard" would be a big hit, but recently -
\\ KI: XIM:: >AY-STRANGER FROM PONCA CITY with Charles day week.end.'e trust that you I
: a mote popoular tune has
Starrett and "Smiley" Burn tte. Shows at 1730 and 2015.: I I two did not come back empty
handed.On been running through the barracks; NATTC Library

'l'Hl'H U.\.ADVENTURE ISLAND with Rory Calhoun and entitled, "Open Tlw Dumpster,
this fourth of
day September -
Paul Kelly.: Shows at 1730 and 2015Yellow nineteen hundred and forty- Casmlr". Paskowski has lately The manly art of self defense
has always been fierce and fascin-
seven, the AEM "B" school I is giving reached the rather enviable position -
ating.; It in now big business dom-
Water
a division party at the ROY- of Demster Investigator -
Dumppster inated by men who in other lines
AL PALMS PATIO"There will be
T'JJn.ASU .- .\.' '\ )'\CROSSFIRE, Robert. Young andy ,',, door prizes drinks and a lovely Anyone disposing of I of endeavor might be classed as
It attracts
Kobe Mill'hum. refuse please check with "An- ruthless gangsters. a
menu hail been prepared. The time any
I
I shabby fringe of politicians, fixers,
will be from 7:30 until ? ? ? ? ? The be found
: dy" first. He can usually
:U.YARSENIC AND OLD LACE with Cary GGrant and i i managers trainers fighters and
Prisciila Lane.MONDAY. ladies are requested to be pre- : whistling "Always". I hang ers-on which make it a world
pared for a night of flash bulbs We have often mentioned the apart. Budd Schulberg tells the
AM 'l'Uto.U.\Y-SLAVE? :: GIRL, with George Brent bursting all around as a professional I things we'd like to see, or whatI I story of the prize ring in "The

and Yvonne De Carlo S photographer will be present i I we've seen lately but now we come i Harder They Fall". Toro is a modern -
from Jacksonville Florida, to to a list of things we think we I Sampson, first created, then
11'EnNFSILAY-SOMETHING; : IN THE WIND with Deanna take shots for his
new magazine
could do without or the things betrayed: and finally destroyed by
and John DallTmiiSsDAY "
Durbin "SOMEDAY. we'd like to get rid of: Ware's I the men running the business. It Is

-NO; SHUW.THINGS Instead of Lt. ELKS taking his cigar McKain's striker badge. I a story of violence --one that will
little girl SHEILA fishing Pappy See's felt hat. Farlow'slast hold the reader by its excitementin
TO DOABOARDFLEET'S SHEILA i is going to take her dad- few hairs, sea stories originating I' its own terminology it's a
dy with her since she caught a I in 520. Harris' bike, quote knock-out!

IN Open nightly 1730-2130. Bldg. 517. one popund bass at PAMONA RBS. "brown-baggers" ditto I "The Great Tide" by RubyleaHall
Sand"A icnes and snacks available. NATTCenter Or- PARK, FLORIDA on their last I McFarland, att. Brks 17 you opens in June 1SJ3 on Cal-
fishing trip. This is an authentic know who, and lastly Freeland'snose.
.
CheJtia< featured on Monday nights. ine Cohran: seventeenth birthday.Life

BOUL1.NG-faix alleys In Ship's Service avail- l' fish story. on the West Florida planta-
t abe L tin personnel Monday through Saturday M. C. NELSON AMMPlc, is The smell of liniment and the tion was full of delight, but that
lTQXi-2130: League: games have priority..VATIC welcomed aboard to join our staff grunts and groans around the barracks day was Caline's last day of com-
of Ship's Company.W. during the past few weeks plete happiness for more than tea
L1UKAKI Located In Auditorium.
T. WARNER, ACE r. is conies from that section of the years. Caline became a great ladyin
Open lyn>ua I, i'uesuay, nursday and Friday 1300 to '
> going to give his "kid" sister awayii. Herculean lads who are exponents a setting of political intrigue,
2100. Wednesday. 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sunday marriage this week-end at'I of the manly game of ""football duels and brawls and a schemerfor f
lau: to 2100. SAVANNAH GEORGIA. | With the beginning of the season possessions and luxury. She

Who ever heard of people play- only two weeks off the boys are dominated the lives of three men-
AlllLK'llC GEAK
Available at Gear Locker. I
ing hide-ad-seek in the barracks running through numerous plays Douglas Blackwell whom she mar-
) Physical Training Department, Bldg. :5IS.TKNMS WE DID1"! : while they '>at and batter each ried without love. Studd Seven,
other in the afternoons. There are whom she loved without marrying,
cI and balls available
-Racquets at Physical i still a lot of roygh spots and anyone and Anderson McQuaggue who
Training! Bldg. 513.LMM1XG weighing over a hundred loved and resented Caline. Calms

ROM I pounds is asked to try out At- is quite a girl and if historical
tention Stradley and Schorch- fiction is your dish you're bound
&\\ POOL No. 1-(Dldg. 513) For NavfJ. I and all others between these two to like this one.
at Personnel with Guests. Children under 12 I .
SHORT SHOTSThe heights"Doctor" One of the strange things
not allowed in the pool unless accompanied I
are those 'of the male
I Edward Powell successfully
adult. thru Friday flbOP.
or a responsible Monday
parent
their
happiness
0900 to 2015. Sundays and diagnosedCramer's illness complete
f 1300 to 2015. Saturday students all join in wel- I last Sunday morning and now they have a ball or bat in
Holiday: 1300 to 2015. I coming Ch. Gunner McCAULEY thai illustrious member of the division ( hands Second best i is climbing;

back from his leave. Sure will be is lying in wraps up at the l high in a baseball park to sit Ina
SWIMMING POOL No. 2-(Bldg. 419)) For male nice having him back and here's I hospital[ awaiting an appendec- glaring sun and to see and hear
Naval Personnel only. Monday thru Friday 0900 to loads of luck to go with his coach I tomy. All hands want to wish him the clack of a bat meet a thrown
1200 and 1730 to 2015. Saturday 0900 to 2013. Sunday ing the football team a speedy recovery. While in the ball. "Baseball" by Robert Smithis
[ and Holidays 1300 to 2015. e e s vicinity of the hospital we have It an informal history of the game,

KKCKPTHJN: KOOM-Located in Auditorium ror The newest joker in TOA is"Kocky" via the pipeline that John "Bananas" I the men who play it. and I its placein
American life It is loaded with
NATTC Personnel, relatives and guests MURRAY, he Is the sort Masterocco is momentarilyawaited I
stories' of famous and infamous
of character that gives out with back from the house of
those dead pan jokes. always: on I the "Flying Red, Cross"! McFar- players all the way from the hand-

WHERE TO COASHORES .. the ball though and a good fel- land was even seen lying on his some Harvard man who was the
low to know. own rack in the PO room so first catcher to protect his face

S.\ ION AKMY 1'1.\U: formerly at 122 W. Forsyth streetIs maybe he has a little advanced information with, a mask to the exploits of one

now located at 900 Liberty Street: : :200 Bed Dormitory which includes Another week and another class Bob Feller.

tucker and shower $..V). A snack: bar breakfast, lunch and is leaving. The lucky fellows are It has always been a problem to

short ordeis served at reasonable: prices.. SNYDER, GILMORE, BENDERof your editor why so many people
Class OA-39-17. Soling, fel- buy a car and then within a few 0
Church and Newnar
NCCS Club at
YVItFUK TO GO ASHORE: weeks tear it all to for the
lows. Was sure nice having you. pieces
1200 to 2100 :
from 1700 to 2300 Saturdays I
Street. Club open daily S s pleasure of having something to
.
and Thursdays SaturdcJ.Y3and ti
Sundays 10UO U* 2300. Dances Wednesdays dAt the local "auto hospital"
v t'miorni required on Saturday and Sunday. I There won't be too much of a i
Sunday the other morning we found PA
shortage of that green stuff on
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TAF took first place. TEA Foster accompanied by the tet-h
that week-ends anymore Being the students -
second and HM and MAD I nical staff of Schlecter Boss,
Intellectual
TAF Takes Top copped are of the type
Remscheld and Mullins hard at
tied for third. The results by they spend Friday evenings read-
work at the above task.
matches were as follows: ing worthy literature, therefore,
Recent
Place In 1st Match: TAF vs HM (TAF) stretching their "geedus" for use Leading the pack this week and ,f. WAN 1VYtJ

Wasko over Giles. 9-7, 62. on Saturdays. qualifying for the blue ribbons for
; Tennis TourneyWith study we find Cpl R. H. Graham
Wilcox over Sandberg 0-., (-6, *
and J. V. Aunmn of AF 50 who
0-3 Last week there was a sort of
Wasco and Wilcox Sev-
reached this coveted position afterten
enfh Naval District Tennis Champion : 2nd Match: TEA vs MAD (TEA) bustle in the munitions room Mc- weeks of =
study. Congratulations
t'pre'ntmg! T.VK, they easily Gallant over Hoffmeyer 6-2. I KERNAN promoted that UIGIIman to both! !"!
n., in,.. j,,1 I "'!I'IH.tltl"n' i to 6-:1.:! 6-L in the test would have nn
.I I ,I .! ,:: ( '. ,,- ( 'i" i 101 l ovor Hargrove, fl-1, 6-1 dl' (
'ut p. 1'1 MA l'I'AF'l I 'd! VldorHlUo'i. di( spite Htiflompetitton f leave you WIt h 0ti,+ cluamn,
1' 'I t .I I I U/ I' h 1'\K va ( ) Miit'i <
pj.NA t'I I ij [H, I ,.,1 A t" .. over .allant; 6 ;t, 64. 1'( from JOHNSON:: and thought.' how about a division y.MI

out.; .= ii t 1\' '' Na ver ('udd' 0161, SH/VKl'E, party


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I J9DI_n TOPS. IN SOFTBALlI I



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Intramural Football I NATIONAL LEAGUeVI1'JNERS_ _T : New Setup For


s Captain's Trophy
Season To Start I I


For NATTGenter Announced By PT


I 1. The "Captain's Intramural
The NATechTraCen Ship's Com .
Athletic Trophy will be awardedto
Intramural Football V.-
pany League
the Ship's Company Division
will operate under the following
the most
points
amassing every
rules and
regulations:
four months in the NATechTraCenOffDuty'
:
A. The NATechTraCen .
Ship 8
Athletic Progi'am. The-
Company Intremurel FootballLeague )
award will be made with prcp..rceremony ,
>
will open on 16 September x N
by the Commanding
1947 playing three days a r1 Officer at an appropriate time in
week Tuesday; Wednesday andThursday
May, September and January.
: at 1630.B. .
A i 2, In addition an individual cup
Equipment for 25 will! 4
men
will be awarded to the winning division -
be issued to each team
or divisions in each of the
C A forfeit will be declared it following sports scheduled for

a team doe not appear fifteen competition in NATechTraCen

minutes! after schedule calls fm a ('Iff-Duty Athletic Program:
/: .
to be played.D. ;e r f 4 A Football

1f/. Students may part ipat.. 9 B. Basketball'

ith Ship's Company in the 7 M C. Softball
.Vit
Leagues D Swimming

E. (11)) Trainees under instrur" E. Boxing

tlon will be eligible to participate F. Wrestling

with the division to which they G. Vollt'ybal1H.

are assigned following gradualim Bowling

from Aviation Fundamental! ,i wY I. Golf

School. i M Jawy J. Tennis

(2)) In the cane of Intor-Div<<.ntil K Horse Shoes
L. Touch Football
Ship's Company transfers' such
transferees can continue to play\ These individual cups will be

with their original team but nit t traveling awards and will change

with the Ship's'! Company DIVIXK ha mla each time a new winner is

team to which they have been h .a determined in a particular scheduled

transferred, sport These cups will be displayed -

F. Three official will be furnished in the NATechTraCen

by' the Physical Training DI- Trophy Case, with an appropriate

vision' for each game _mill" '" ...,."...--....,,,,,,., .." .. .. ""' _. ____v_ ... ._ -"'-' placard connecting the current:
G. Any personnel who are members holders of these awards
1)Islit KslNit S IN Till' the National Softball of the Ship Softball tournament
in League a Company I 3. In order to
of the Jax Navy Varsity Foot- equalize competition
ball Squad after 15 September will finished! first with a total of IS: wm as against :i losses nosing nut the Bake Shop Boys Disbursing I in the Intramural Programthe

I lost tv\ of the t th'.s t t" the A('M B dad me. t" the Bake Shop In I the photo above are pictured, various will be
ineligible to partkipapte in the sports categorized
Intramural League. The left t to !light Alitt. M Us :.!no base R E Oit ta.. (at ,'hel. R..1. \A' tods. left field R J. 1l'Iwr, Utility as follows:
only exception Man E G Zimmerman PJt.'ht'rf' Ft\tlen! ( entei Field U A Smth. Right fIeld. Missing' from i
to this rule will be as follows Group "A" I I1
the photograph ar-. M O Solum 1st base E Shields. :3rd: base. B. K. Beaver, Short Stop; R. A. Bahr
: If a person enters this command Center FI..III.AMERICAN. Football, Basketball Softball

after 15 September and try'* \1 Group "IV C

out for the Varsity Football Team LEAGUE WINNERS Horse Shoes, Golf, Tennis, Bowling

and before is t'liminated'from the squad __.__ ____u.. .____ ..___ __ ..__ __.....____ ___ ._ ___.._ .__ ._.___ Swimming. Boxing, Wrestling,
a period of two weeks has Touch Football, Volley Ball.
elapsed" he will be eligible for In-
tramural Competition A. It will be necessary combine

smaller divisions for competition
H There will be no protests of
in the sports listed under
officials decisions and the '
only Group "A" due to the number ojparticipants
protest allowed will be one concerning -
required for each
ineligible players
team These division combines will
I. National Scholastic Fooball
Rules will be official.J. appear in the Physical Training
Memorandum WhiCh the
precedes
A late meal will be availableat
scheduled sport Changes in combination
WOO at Galley No 4. and it will
of divisions will not be
be for each to
necessary squad gius \
made during each period of com-
a unit and not straggle These
petitian
late meals will not be valid on Saturdays -

and Sundays and will not B. When divisions are combined

be allowed to men on C'om.Rat.\ fur competition in a "Group 'A'

It will be the responsibility' of ea<'hteam's poit each division within this

Coach to identify his men i moine will receive the number

at the Mess Hall each evening: <,points awarded for the place ta

and flee that his men conduc t \\ hu'n the combine finishes.

themselves in an orderly fashion" R ksi 4 4. The following points will bo

and abide by the Commissary Regulations a awarded in League and Touma-

'. mint play :

K. Game Jerseys will be issued League Hay

on the day of a game and it will A 1st Place--200 Points

be the responsibility of each coach I 2nd Place-185 Points.

t to check out and return the same i :(rd Place-115*Pointe

day. the 25 Jerceys allotted his 1th Place-170 Points.

team, >th Place-165 Points.


L Each Division will be warded I _..._. .... ..kt____ _____.____.._______.___ __ ....___.___..._..____.................nn..mnm._... ..____ __.__._.._...._ _.._____ __ _______m_ 7th nth Place-155 Place--160 Points.Points.;
the number of points allocatedto
the popsition in which their HOAsTINCi A 111.('OKI) of 16 wins against no Jesses, the n'B J'I'n: >' !thu i P. HII, d The 8th Place-150 Points.

team finishes The composition of American finished l the softball season atl'P' team in their IOHJ.IH\ rutuut ahi, '. lift to right: 9th Place--145 Points,

the r IX team league will be as Standing Lt T. H. Davis, coach; B. Htntztn, center In'IdA: ', lebeNhon, outfit Id: E. F. Gold I, leftfield 10th Place-140 Points.

foil ws: ; E. N. Deal catcher first base; D, G. Carrol, 2nd base: M, J. Tobias light field. Front row: 11th Place-135 Points

Tsam-Ultiyinn, Division J. W. Purree, third base; M. G. Brittain, short stop; S. A Garvin, pitcher; L. R. Johnson, catcher; I 12th Place-130 Points.
or S W. Moffet, first base. 13th Place-125 Points.
Bulldogs-TOA & TOB.
------ ((11 I A team must complete the
Tigers-AEM"A", MAD & TAM City"-how about that AI ? League Play Schedule in order to
H< Heats-TAF
We regret to eee our friends GOS deserve particular notice in
at.foflt' ear points in this competition.
Bearcats TEB TS and TAI
BRITT and LAKE ship out so sud-
b. Wildcats-TCT, TAS TLT, TSD : denly on us. We will surely! miss that they did a fine job of over- Tournament Hay

6, Adders-T, XOD, D, Q, CM, M, them and we want to wish them time, along with Elec NORRIS, Winner J-100 Points.

H, M, I-', and W all the luck in the world on their his wife LT
M No members of TP Division JyAn new assignments Incidentally now j Chief MACISAAC, and Chief JA- Loser in Semi-Finals Points..

will be allowed to participate that "Charlie' BRITT is going SIELUM. Loser in Quarter-Finals BS

Certain inaiiuiuns of the Gen- who is MACDONALD going to get j Points.

erator Phase were very disap- to to the Delicatessen with
go I Loser; in Opening Round 40
in
It noticed
a big pickup
Football Schedule pointed when Mr. "MAC" walked him on these long hot evenings? you Points.
I
PHILLIPY lately don't blame it on
intq the office and carefully Finally wi are som -
Dale Ttiuiu.Kept. getting vitamins. It seems that his girl is 5, Each Division will be awarded
his
knocked out the contents of
wheie in football. Viewing the tal-
California and 5 for each member of the
coming in from points
16-Bulldogs vs Tigers. pipe which had been lying on the ent and ability of the fellows out,
in the fob
Bells should sound in Division participating
Sept 17-Hellcats vs Adders. desk You see, just before that, I believe "The Tigers" should havea Wedding a
Sept 18Bearcats vs Wildcats. had prepared the tobacco week. (Us that good?) lowing Varsity Sports: Football,
they successful season with cooperation -
> Basketball and Baseball. Membersof
Sept:: 23--Bulldogs vs Hellcats. with a cut-up rubber eraser, and from everyone If you hann'tgtIE'Ssed
Teams will not be
these Varsity
Bept 24-Tigers vs Bearcats. were very anxious for the Chief to by the way "The Tigers" CAPTAINS TROPHY POINTS eligible for Intramural Competition -

Sept, 25-Adders vs Wildcats. try such a rare blend. is the name of our team. Final Quarterly Standings. these
in sports.
Sept. 30-Bulldogs vs Bearcats. The other afternoon. Chief CUR- RIEVE Plat' Division Pointy
Say are you sure that *-
Oct, Wildcats vs Hellcats.Oct 6. Every four months an appro-
LIN was giving some pretty good was a "Window Sill" ran into
2-Tigers vs Adders you 1st-TAF 580 ppriate pennant will be awardedto
advice to how to cook to a coupleof to get that black eye? ? The best! 2nd-MAD 340
the Division the -
Oct 7-Bulldogs vs Wildcats.Oct I winning "Captain's -
newly-weds ROY for one, excuse could have made would
you 3rd-D 290 Tto
8 Addtrs vs Bearcats. Ihtramural Athletic
seemed very interested; and did have been a door!!! At least,that 4th-TEA 280
Oct. 9-Tigers vs Hellcats phy". This pennant will remain in
(pet. 14 -Bulldogs vs Adders his eyes light up when the Chief what They usually say.; 5th-TOB 205 the permanent possession of the a
and
'ct 15--Tigers vs Wildcats, told us about turnip greens 300 Jacksonville'! School Teachers 6th-TAI 160 winning division and will be disc

L a; 16-Hellcats ve Bearcats. cornbread! went through the school last week 7th-HM 145 played in a conspicuous place in:

Oct. 21--Bulldogs vs Tigers.: Elec NORRIS seems to be the and all spoke very highly of the 8th-TEB 125 the barracks or building in which

Oct. 22 Hellcats vs Adilcis name after his trip out West, although vocational training presented; par- T 125 the personnel lives or works.

Oct. 23 -Bf'arC'ats vs Wildcats. he did mention with a ticularly Mrs Boyd, wife of the 9th-TLT 110 7. No member of TP Division;
Oct. 28 scared look in his eyes that it was Superintendent of Schools. CDR HD 110
Bulldogs vs Hellcats. will be allowed to participate in:
Oct. 29--Tigers vs Bncats "rough in Reno"-this is on account SAUTER would like to extend 10th-SAD 100
Varsity
competition except
Oct 30( '-Adders VB Wildcats of the large number of gay particular credit to Phase I, Chief llth-Yellow Water 85 any Athletics. ,

Nov 4.-Bulldogs vs Hearcats. divorcees, who have just gotten rid Curlin, Instructors and studentsfor j' Bake Shop 85
:
Nov Wildcats vs Hellcats. of one man and make it very dangerous their fine appearance and 12th-TSD 70 8. The following ports are ti

Nov. 6- Tigers vs Adders ; for any others who happen scholarly attitude. TOA 70 Hcheduled for competition duringthe
to there. We had few work- TSK 70 first four months:
Nov 11 J Bulldogs vs Wildcats DC quite a people
Nov 12 Adders vs Bearcats. I HENRICHSEN Is back from ing until the wee hours of the 13th-LTT 65 A. FootballSeptember..

Nov. 13 Tigers vs Hellcats! leave and it sounds like he tlidn I morning one night last week 14thAM 60 B Tennis October.C. .

Nov 18 Bulldogs vs Adilgrs. upend all of his time in the Windy CDR HAUTEU even had Mrs. 15th TCT 55 Golf .November

Nov 10---Tigers vs Wildcats. I City lie goes around all day I 8AUUTER and son JIMMY, help t 16thW 10 D, Swimming December.

Nov. 20- ,Hellcats vs Bearcats mumbling "Kansas City". "Kansas ing out on the ABM'>btaff. LT X 10 E, Boxing December. .



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MS JACKSONVILLE WINS\ IRON MAN I SEEK. CITY TITLE 'I __ H ..1 I.



TROPHY FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR


Once again the powerful athletic teams of NAS Jax

have walked off with the coveted "Iron :Man[ Trophy" which 4 ,)' .

each year is awarded to a member of the Naval Air Ad- \ :

vanced Training Command amassing the greatest number of "

points in four different sports. The station piled up 30 :

points closely! trailed by Whiting Field with 26. NAAS

Cecil\ Field ran third with 10 points -- ----- ------ -- v i x s <

Rear Admiral Ralph Davison, I
Chief of Naval Air Advanced : WAVES Face Kennel 1 a?

Training, is expected to presentthe
prized trophy to Captain Herbert 'i Club Girls In City

S. Duckworth, Commanding
Officer of NAS Jax, in the near
Championship Fight
future. i

This makes the second straight :
Another City League win was
that this activity has won the S'
year :
notched bv the NAS WAVES : :
award. NAS will be permitted to .
: Tuesday night when they defeated ,
retain custody of the trophy until a crack Oyster Bar nine, 8-4 _.m_.__ _._, --' _._...._-- ----,
1 July HitS when it will again be I
under the arcs at the Lackawan- I THESE GALS AUK GUNNING for the Jax Kennel Club girls whom they'll meet in the league
awarded to the winning station I
na diamond. This win assured the championship next week in Jax. The local WAVES waltzed off with the title in the first half of play,
Take Two Firsts
locals I WAVES of second place in the I but lost out to the Kennel nine in the second half N ow the two clubs will :play a twooutofthreeseries
The chalked ten points
up second half of the Girls' City Soft- to determine the champion. Members of the team, hown with coach Chief Shockley and mascot, Sally ", I
each! in two sports, basketball and
baseball They snapped seven ball loop. The winner of this half I Sue include, left to right, Florence Lindgren, man ager, Butch Glover, Hermania Rump, Skip Edge.
in softball, and up hit their was the Kennel Club Girls who Ida Free, Ruth LaVere, Elle Messer Laddie Vladeff Betty Kennison, Midge Bryant. Jenny
points
lowest ebb when they garnered had finished in the runner-up I Lois Petty Gushanas, Minta Sheehee, Winnie Jones, Margaret Jones_and._Coach Shockley
position to the WAVES in the --------- -- -- -------- ---- --- -- --------
--
but -
three points in touch football.
The basketball squad was headed first half.Tonight. Fliers On To Coast
:TV Comdr. Ray Pflum, and base. the local gals and the Way Today

1>all was coached by Ens. T. S. Ary. Kennel outfit will meet in the I

The softball nine was led by Chief initial encounter of a two-out-of- !Aller Week's Delay In Finals .
Henry Crews, while Chief Robert three-game series for the City
Justiss was mentor of the touch Girls championship at Lackawan- -
-
A last-minute change in the -
football eleven. I na Park. Ruth LeVere is slatedto I Fliers but the Jaxons spanked the the Fliers '

Whiting picked up seven pointsIn toe the slab for the locals, dates for the play-offs of the two outfits twice to their once. If the Fliers are forced to go f :

three sports while picking up with Laddie Vladeff doing the All-Navy Softball Champion- Other outfits which have drop the full distance in the finals, r

five in one. They' registered five catching. ships at NAS Alameda, Cali- ped the locals were local Jax they will probably return to Jax

In softball and seven each in touch In the game Tuesday, Butch fornia, prevented the NAS clubs. The power-laden American about 15 September. Should they
football, basketball, and baseball Glover and Hermania Rump Bank nine dumped the Mainsiders win or lose the tournament In less
Cecil Field won no points in soft- pounded out bingles which paid Jax Fliers from leaving for twice, and YMHA and Duval Mo- than five games, they will be back

ball and picked up five points in off for the locals in their circuit the West Coast as scheduledlast tors each won single victories over about the 13th.

touch football, two in basketball, win. Glover blasted out a four- week-end. The Fliers
and three in baseball. bagger with two aboard while
Both of these activities will be were well on their way today Second
Rump was collecting a triple and
_ out of the race for the Iron Man two singles in her four trips to though, boarding their planeat II Call For Lacrosse

award next year because of the bat. 0800 this morning.
closing of Cecil Field and the
re- The Fliers will face a crack Issued Coach
turn of Whiting to base training. Corpus Christi! is now in Naval Alameda nine to determine the Players By

But the local clubs will have a Air Advanced Training and will bea champion of the All-Navy softball
bigger menace to face as far os formidable foe for NAS Jax
any tournament. Alameda won the Lt. Comdr. M. H. Gatchell, former Penn State athlete
athletics are concerned, for NAS athletic team.
right to play in the finals by defeating and present lacrosse coach for NAS Jax, put out another call

- Guam twice, 5-4 and 32. this week for more men who would like to play this exciting;
ComFirstTaskFleet
They dropped ,
SPORTS SHORTS Lt. Comdr. Gatchell has about eight signed
7-4, and later won over the same sport. men up(

James Braid. Britain'. grand old to serve on three New York flat outfit in the finals. The semi so far, but many more men will be needed to put a Jax

wan of golf, just recently made winners. He played on the Giants final round of the West Coast I lacrosse team on the field this fall

his nth hole in one at the age of I of 1933 and later was a coachon All-Navy play-offs was held at The coach stressed the point ,-r
77 the pennant-winning Dodgers Honolulu last week. I that experienced men were not the lacrosse center at ext. 765! ,

of 19kl. While the Hellcats were winning only ones who should answer the I Many of the colleges throughout *

J Tommy Bridges of the Pacific the Pacific coast champion call, for there are very few experienced the nation are including lacrosse
Coast ship, the local nine was walking lacrosse at Main- in their physical training
League at last pitched a no- Battling Nelson won his first players
Jiit he away with the East Coast semifinals side. swabbie leatherneck, I curriculum, the coach said, and
no-run game-something fight by a Knockout 'in the first Any or
able at Norfolk, Virginia, where, whether he knows at all service personnel would have the
was never to do in the ma- round at the tender age of H, anything
)or". Two of Bridge's one hitgames it beat the USS Corsair two out of I about the sport or not, has a 1 Jump on any other player by tak-

when he was with Detroit, Bucky Walters of the Cincinnati three games. chance to try his skill at it by ing advantage of the chance to
found him touched for the only hit Reds, while an fielder on a Coast The All-Navy championship will merely getting in touch with the I acquire the skill now. Lacrosse wasa
with two out in the ninth' inning League outfit, once hit five doublesin be decided by a three-out-of-five -- --- ----- -- II popular sport throughout the
series. Should the Fliers for cadets ;
game --I war many Navy were
one game and had a juicy bat. I
walk off with the first three required to get the "know-how"
Kenny Spitzfaden of St. Louis, ting average of .316 for the season. games they would be crowned the Ten-Game Slate I of it in their conidtioning classes>

although not a champion bowler, champs, but there is a possibility .
The Boston Red Sox
of 192$ I
H really a consistent one. He roll- --- --
that the tournament might run
ed a aeries of three games 1ST, .that made three triple plays during its full length. I Facing Tigers

137, 157, and.his last season's overage season Fine Season Retort Softball
was 167. I
Charley Friar/ the blond tiger The locals will enter the tournament This SeasonThirty

from Jersey, won 48 straightfightsbefore with a season record of STANDINGS
Walter Johnson led the American losing to Tony Pellone, and 21 wins against seven losses. They I
League 1t years in strikeouts Stf of these were via the knockout lost but two games since they I colored aspirants have
and eight of these were m route started play in the District championships : been working out the past few
success 0" the only two defeatsto I weeks for a berth on the initial NATIONAL I.K'VGUK

Bill Rigney. Giant third baseman be suffered at the hands of a eleven of the NAS Jax Tigers Team Won Lost
Oakland service nine. The USS Corsair and which is slated to have a full ten-
bat-boy for
coach
Charley (Chuck) Dressen, once was a 1
I Mainei,1a! Di"i>*n* T
for the New York Yankee, has a when Ernie Lombardi was a I the All-Stars from NAS Pensa- game schedule facing it by the NAR1U r. 1
ihanre of berominq the ,first man I, catcher thereremaining cola administered: losses to the end of this month Flag Unit 4 2CPU
Chief Robert Justiss and his assistant Club
-- ; : =
r
Hank Lacotta, have been T-7 DiviHion{
putting the candidates through Metal DivlitiodNATS :2 t.4

Jux-Nuvy Gridders open Season their calisthenics and conditioning Plant DivUlonlira i i
_
I><'t>arlmnk our
I exercises the past week, and the Boathouse: ooiAMKKICAX : )
colored gridders were scheduled toe

ready for some body contact I 1.F."GtJ'Ill .

At Local Stadium In Three Weeks this The week.Tigers will work out of two' Team Won ii..t. -

different formations this season, VO ATU No. < S 1

With only three weeks before the season ,, everyone is in- pretty-- --good-"" -condition with preference for the "T" in Supply Marine 15 a 2 1

opener, the Jax-Navy football eleven is still far from being I been the forefront.working with Chief the Justiss single wing has Inspection 4 4 ::aOperation i

in top-notch form, but lecen.t scrimmages and workouts"Tuffv" The line is big and fast but I formation but the colored lads A&R PerHoniwIMaliuld .:1 :a
still has not hit the splitsecond IVraoniMl Ii
have given hope that Coachone Thompson will field needs. have been having a little more success I Parachute, Loft OUT
the timing that Thompson with the famous "T", VV ATU No.4' our
of the nation's teams in season.
top coming His bat'ks. sparked by Mancos and I .
High class material is still pouring into the local Sal Lococo a former Fordham i It was learned this week that a
i I colored eleven from Pensacola Is Hunter: Now tell me, how do
and ----- --
ranks and, under Thompson now in formation and the locals you detect an elephant?
.
his staff the local eleven is point- ,
will stage a home-and-home series I Guide: Well, there's a faint order -
tag towards the Service Title with the Goslings. Also, the Naval i of peanuts on his breath
Under a new system, this year ___
Base at Norfolk Vir-
Operating
air
the top Navy team will clash with
is fielding !a pigskin
ginia negro --
team {'1r
number
the one Army
mint and the locals will no doubt ]l
the All-Service championship.
add them to their schedule.The .
And the local pigskinners.though ,1v
local mentor has been working
not in the best of shape
with the backs this week on
are hoping: to get into that plav('tt
quik opening plays plus dummyruns
With talent like Jack "WahxMancoa "
_
of plays Another big tackle
Harvey Hardy Gl"H e' ,
ent' red the grid picture when U
Kerstein M C. Harden, and Bet ,
'hailey Wet: a husky 190-pound-
better hap .. ,
Adams in the fold, a
o!t ported for practice. West has
eleven should be posstbl-
average i mi" years of high school expenn -
Mancos, star halfback on laM
-'m behind him, plus two years
year' eleven (ihe was picked dfl d t
N vi tli the colored varsity at Nor-
the All-Navy squad), is as good. t foik. t
If not better, as he was in the past

Running out of the right halfback I _;.J..1; ;;"': ,.. ::f...'" :_ ", x: This wall gives to Chief build Justin around a, for formidable he } 1".
slot, he has looked the beat I 1 '
I rflarvev Hardy Oeorqe Kernteinstir already has Tom Fuell, who tipi
of the backs In the practice scrimmages
I why the HHtt eleven; was rauked : are com.ng along hut they I the scalea at 213! at the right side

Hardy was an almost unanimous third in service football. still have not correctly caught on of the line Bobby Gault and Tom-

choice for All-American guard at I The whole squad is coming along to the tricky formation I my White have been showing up
Georgia Tech a few years ago. and fairly fast and when and if Bill Following the Parris [stand Marine well in the backfield and should be ,
Kerstein played a lot of tackle for Becket and Joe Ananla show up. tilt, the Jax-Navy pigskin two othe !leading "t tara for the NLrlllO JONC S

St Mary not so long ago Harden I should be at full strength The ners will meet Stetson University Tigers this season Both lads were "You'll hare to wait a minute.

And Adams both played under Kas- minor mjuriei that have plagued Cherry Point Pensacola, Cor- I outstanding gridders last season, The j iief In stamping leave r
to Christ Fort Jackson, Memphis being blessed with plenty of speed "
far ,
Kovalchr"k a yar a/,'o and wo-> I I Thompson so are beginning pus que t.R.
and Fort Bennlng and talent in their backfield ,
itwo of .