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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 20, 1947
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The eagerly awaited new Vol. 5-No. 34 ISNAS AND NATTC, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 20 Nov. 194 With only two working

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schedule of wages for all
II e close of the Navy's particI-
Group and III employeeswas
received by the Industrial iAgainstDllphthe1a pation in the Jacksonville-

Relations Department last Duval County Community
Chest Campaign, all hands
week. The scales
new
,
pay
were being urged to make
based on an extensive
wage Is Urged
their contributions if they
survey conducted in the Jack-
hadn't done
already so.
sonville area during June and
"We want to put this drive over
families with children
July of this year, boosted the : Navy I PRETTY SNAZZY the top," said Captain R. M.

hourly rates of 12 positionsand I between the ages of six Askin, general chairman of this

decreased the rates of 11 months and 12 years were be- year's combined Navy effort.
"Last year we surpassed our $::5,.
others.The ing urged this week to avail 000 goal, and we want to repeat

new rates will become ef- themselves of available pre-I 4I our good showing again this year."
fective on 15 December, and per- But while the Navy looked
sons now serving in positions ventative measures against back on previous years' records of

which were increased by the new :diphtheria, following the I never having failed to make its
S schedule will be paid under the disclosure that diagnosis had > quota in charitable drives, there
new rates after that date. Incum- was no indication of the status of
bents of positions which were reduced established the existence of this year's campaign Under a

A. will suffer no cut in pay, four cases of the disease new system adopted this year to

It was revealed. The lower rates among children of naval personnel avoid confusion in the compilationof

will apply only to employees as- I l in the past six weeks. reports, no money is turned into
signed to these Jobs subsequent to I general headquarters until the
that there
Emphasizing was no
15 December. activities
cause for alarm, and that there respective completetheir
Positions which increased
were individual solicitation. Be-
was no indication of an outbreakof 1
Include all helper positions, laborer cause of this, few figures are
epidemic proportions. Navy officials I
operator-high lift truck, ce- available to indicate Just how the \
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nevertheless, strongly recommended -
ment worker, chauffeur, chauffeur drive has progressed.
immunization for children -
--heavy duty, electric crane-
Captain Askin directed all departments -
man, melter, typewriter repair- of naval personnel in this age i and activities to wind
man, and operators-gasoline dis- group as a precaution against the up their campaigns as soon as

tributing system, pumping plant, spread of the disease. possible, clearing the way for a
Station Memorandum No 54- j
and sewage disposal plant. smooth climax of the twoweekold
47, issued earlier this week, stated
Positions decreased by the new .
drive on schedule. All reports,
scale were sandblaster maid, auto- that the Out-Patient Departmentat together with contributions, mustbe
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motive mechanic, buffer and the Naval Hospital has set
polisher In his hands prior to 2400 tomorrow -
cement finisher, fireman, aside special hours for diphtheria I A final report, includinga
letterer and grainer, packer painter shots. Children of pre-school age ;: breakdown by departments,
will be given the shots on Tues-
patternmaker (aviation), pipe- should be ready in time for next
coverer and insulator, plasterer, day and Friday mornings betweenthe 4. Y week issue of the Jax Air News.
hours of 0900 and 1200 Sat- I .
5
refrigeration mechanic, and tree ;
9 In addition to the contributions
surgeon urday mornings have been reserv-j trim' both Navy military and civIlian -
The new scale decreased the ed for children of school t personnel, approximately

second and third shift differentialpay Since immunity may only last I a n $600 was raised for the Chest
from six cents an hour to anywhere from three to seven I fund at the JaxNavyMemphisH
four cents an Tour after 15 December years, it was suggested that children \ a football game at the Gator
This means a cut in pay whose diphtheria immunization Bowl Saturday night.
of two cents per hour for those is three to four years old be .
(Continued on Pal'et) brought to the hospital during
1 'these hours for a Schick Test'! to i Yeoman SchoolTo

I determine whether immunity was a
Permanent Rank still present. Of course, children: Start Here
been the
: who have never given
OfficersIn 'preventive treatment should receive -I
Given
Next
the shots immediately. MondaySince
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New CorpsCaptain .a e the expected separation
Two VA-ATU 5 Shops of a large number of yeomen will
Bruce M. Summers, h-1 create a drastic shortage in this

Executive Officer of the Naval Get CommendationsIn critical rate during the coming
Hospital here, swore in four offi- :JsOMETIIirsU JsKU HAS been added Marines alta'h. d to months, the Station Personnel
cers to permanent ranks in the recognition of year-long safe- the Marine Barracks here are now wearing the r donut drew uniform Office will conduct a Yeoman
new Naval Medical Service Corpsat ty records, the Parachute and Life I on liberty. The distimme uniforms are again being issued School for non-rated personnelnow
the Hospital last week. Lt. R. G. Raft shops of VA-ATU5 last week and at present the waring+ 01 them on liberty optional H" wryer, working at yeoman duties It
Luckie, Lt. (Jg) J. R. Brown, Ens.R. received official commendation When \'I'I'Y man reionov+ one it is t'xpel'tt'd t thi,\ will be disignatel;: was announced this week.
U. Allen, and Ens. R. E. Hun- and praise for as the nttUial liberty unitorm In the above photo Mast Sergeant Instruction will begin Monday
ter, all former enlisted men, are formance of William D Abernathy, left, and Sergeant Albert B. Phillips make and classes will be held daily
now serving with permanent rank ceived engraved out'ltandingpel'I ready: for liberty in their new outfits Monday through Friday, from 1330to
I
Instead of their temporary commissions i commendations 1430 in Bldg, 951. The course
in the old Hospital Corps. '' accidents during fiscal 1946 Big NileNovember's is expected to last approximatelythree
The men were sworn into the Located in Hangar 114 and months.
newest Corps in the Navy, createdby :working under VA-5 Parachute : It was stated that personnel desiring
a new law passed by the 80th and Life Raft Officer Lt. (Jg) Dale' to strike for a yeoman rate
Congress which will have author- .Gordon, both shops were cited by I' Boxing Smoker not now assigned to yeoman duties
ized strength of twenty percentof James Forrestal, then acting as may also attend the course.
the whole Medical Department.Each Secretary of the Navy, for "the j Scheduled For TomorrowThough I Students will be instructed by
of the four newly-commis"- excellent record of your group in j personnel of the Personnel Office
stoned officers has been assignedto completing one year's work with- I who have been working at their
the Hospital for some time. Lt. out accidents involving loss of the Jax-Navy football team is idle this week-, jobs for long periods of time, giv-

Luckie la serving as Administrative time to personnel" end, NAS sports followers will still be treated to an exhi- ing them experience In clerical

Assistant to the Medical Of- Comdr. C. E. Robertson. Super- bition of American sportsmanship, courage, and skill when work.
ficer In Command Lt (Jg) Brownas intendent of Aviation Training, the Physical Training and Welfare Department presents its Division Officers were asked to
Commissary Officer, Ens Hun- expressed great pleasure in for- submit a list of all personnel
ter as Records Officer, and Ens. warding both citations to these monthly boxing smoker at the Mainside Auditorium tomor- wishing to attend the school by
Allen as Agent Cashier Officer. shops. row night at 2000. 1200 tomorrow. Students will be
Once sU>'A.ln. Promoter "('' retained bv their respective de
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-.f': ITJTO NEW CORPS Chlpparoni has scheduled eight termination
bouts to make the card. In ad- I I
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dition, the services of four wrestlers -
have been secured for the
event, and Chief John Truax has .7luCapI
a a promised to put on an exhibitionof
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: the ancient art of judo. SagJ
Z r I The first grappling bout of the n
evening will be between Joe Cor-
Blue Uniform*-Black Nights
bett, 232, and Joe Benittia, 228. Blend PerfectlyBusy
The other wrestling match will be
Drher -Bumped Blue
between Chris Bacalif, 218 from
jacketDOXT
i the west coast and Prince Omar
LET IT BE YOU
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Ilierology RelIeved Asurricune

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(Photo on Page 2) interested activities at NAS route

Now that the hurricane season I. conditions for local, NATS, and

is drawing to a close, sighs of relief -I transient aircraft which leave or
can be heard emanating from : pass through the station on cross
the Aerological Office located on country or overseas flights, and
the second deck of Operations. area conditions for ships at sea
K' ,r4 w Y.a a For another year, it can forget all and aircraft requesting weather

I about threats of high winds which I information by radio.

I might wreak havoc to a naval: air In addition, weather observing

.....,.. ___.__.________mn___ ..___ _.__ __ __. __ _____ ___ I station if caught off guard. I occupies a major portion of Aer
Four officers who previously held temporary commissions in the Hospital Corps were sworn in as But the work of Aerology ology's time. Hourly observationsare
permanent officers in the New Naval Medical Service Corps by Captain Bruce M. Summers Executive I doesn't cease with the end of the made and, when significant
Officer of the Naval Hospital, at the Hospital last week. In the above photo, Captain Summers is shown hurricane season. All year round changes occur between these stat
administering the oath to, left to right, Lt. R. G Luckie, Lt. (Jg) J. R. Brown, Ensign R. U Allen, ant< (r the office is busy forecasting local ed periods, special observation
Ensign R. E. Hunter. I I, weather conditions for various (Continued on Page 2)









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Aerology \
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are taken. Upper wind sounding
are taken by pilot balloon to determine
the direction and velocity
of winds at 1,000 foot intervals
above the station and two weather -

flights go Aloft daily to record '
and observe weather conditiena .
overhead and in the general vicinity
.'+ of the station.
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Lt. Comdr. F. G. Lewis, who i*
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the Aerological Officer on the .
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,. ..., Staff of CNAAdTra as well as being *
':!!o the station Aerological Offieer i

S is the OinC of Aerology, anda
staff of three WAVE officers
Lt. I* E. Mersy Lt. L. E. Win- I

tersteen, and Lt. (jg) H. Augu' f

tiny, plus 25 enlisted Aerograph-
era Mates of whom seven are 1 1I
I WAVES comprise the station.
I weather personnel. An Aerological
i Duty Officer is on watch at all:
times whose duty it is to prepare
the 36-hour local forecasts issued
I at 0530 dally and distributed to
I about 40 activities on the station

r& I analyze and "draw weather maps
and make out both contact and instrument -
I flight clearances for
I
L cross-country and overseas flights.

; ; I During the period 1 July to 30
1- September 1947 while Comdr. V. .'
A. Sweeney was Staff CNAAd
f4 ; Tra and station Aerological Officer .

six tropical storms occur
red. Special hurricane watcheswere .
in effect at the time to
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work incident to the forecastingand
tracking of these storms. A
special hurricane teletype circuit
connecting this station by direct
line to the Hurricane Weather
c 1 Centrals at Miami and New Or-
,a leans was also in operation and
insured that this station was continually -
advised of the latest
; f warnings and developments of

these storms. Through close cooperation -
between Aerology and

Jhb I Operations, ample warning was
given and precautions were tak
en in time in the event that one
of these storms passed over this

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I WAVE Hoop Squad


I Fast Rounding Into


Shape For Season


i Headed by "Skipper" Edge, Lad
die Vladeff, Ellen Messer, Boots
+ 2 D PK @ { Harden, and Ruth LaVere. all returnees -
I from last season's ace
WAVE basketball sextette the
1947-48 edition of the NAS WAVE

i, hoopsters is fast rounding into
j shape.

The girls have been practicing
dally on the WAVE outdoor

1a1 courts, but head coach Skip Edge
( f V "0n Q expects to bring her charges to
YO t I the indoor courts on or about 15
November.

:FORECASTING WHETHER IT IS GOING to be sunny with oc casional showers or partly cloudy with sleet and snow 1S tne business I Skipper intends to enter her
of the station's own weather bureau, the NAS Aerology Department. Sheltering themselves from or should we say nearer the team in the in-town girls' basketball
elements in the Operations Building, the weathermen and women do their work amidst e conglomeration of graphs and weather league when the sport's spot
maps. Gathering weather data by following the course of a free balloon is Louis S. Zeller, AerMlc, upper left) sighting through a light swings around to the hard-
theodolite. By this method, the direction and velocity of winds at various levels can be determined. This plus other teletype reports wood later this fall but, as yet,
from all parts of the nation, are carired by Adamaxie Hagen, AerM2c: (lower right) to the plotting board (lower left) where WilLiam she has not made up a schedule.
Delamar, Sic, and Eleanor Hand, AerM2c chart the reports on a map of the United States. The map is then turned over to .
Ruth Shelton, AerM3c (upper right) who draws in the weather lines which completes the map. During the hurricane season in Floridathe A poor Salesman: One who
department must be ever alert for signs of an approaching storm and its forecasts throughout the year are a vital :factor in :flight couldn't sell life preservers at a
operations and scheduling. shipwreck.
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like it here mate. It's a good duty ices are held here at 0900 each
Sunday. SUPER SERVICE I
we think.
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HospitalChatter ____
Gordon Bishoff, PhM3c Is see- The Red Feather collection will
ing 27's before his eyes these days. be concluded at the Hospital on I
Come 27 November he will be discharged 21 November. If you have not yet
from the service after 22 made your contribution do so at
I months in the Navy.' Our scout once. You may give your moneyto
says it's Salt Lake City he's head- the ward medical officer, if
Lt. Comdr. E. Martha Blaisdell ing for and the University of you are a patient; to Mr. Hunter r
will be detached on 28 November.She Utah. A molar master he will be if an officer; to Miss Sanderson,
has been ordered to USNH at I -when he completes the course in if a nurse, or to Mr. Taliaferro, ton

Quantico, Va. Miss Blaisdell has i dentistry he will enroll in. the staff.. i .
.
been stationed at Jacksonville for S. F
at
the past 26 months, having reported Attention fellas! The OT Shopis .
here after a tour in the Pa On 28 November ten corpsmenwill back in action. Miss O'Dohertyhas : J
cific. Most of the time she has be discharged from the Hos- returned from her leave so
been here her duties have been pital. This will be the largest {
pay her a visit and decide on a
in the For group to be discharged at one
Dependents Hospital. craft project to pursue in your
the past 14 months she has playedthe time in many months. Among spare time.
piano and organ for the Hos- those leaving are Richard E. Brad- .
pital Chapel Services. You will ley, PhM3c, of Danville, 111., who ,
By the time this reaches print
be missed Miss Blaisdell. plans to enroll in the University
greatly ,
Mrs. Terry of the Red Cross will
of Illinois to study Veterinary
and
wishes to
Best you our con-
have returned from her Fall va- S "yx
to Medicine; John Galloway, PhM3c,
gratulations Quantico.
of Ridley Park, Pa., who, after cation. How's the situation at ,t
22 months in the Navy, plans to Bama, Terry?
:Martin Y. Wilkes of the Finance .5.
go to Temple University to study
Dept. is the proud papa of a
Physical Education; William and
The patients are really getting +
,
lovely baby girl, Mary Lynn, born 4
Robert Heyer, both PhM3cs, of keen at picking the week's win-
Mr.
3 November. Congratulations, St. Louis, Mo., two brothers who ning football teams. Last week ?
this
and Mrs. Wilkes. Somehow
entered the service together and the winner for the Hospital wasJoseph
to in the
failed
department get on
How aboutit have served together all the while. Studon, F2c, Ward B-l 4s
and chocolates.
cigars They will enroll in the U. of St. with a score of 21 winners. Crane t" 'k
?
Martin Louis next semester, Bill as a premedical on D-l, wasn't far behind with :a'
who student, Bob. as predental. score of 20. There will be two
Chief Alexander Shooshan
more contests run, so if you have-
has been with us since last Feb-
S. n't tried luck better
you'd
your
ruary, shoved off on 8 Novemberfor .
: the Medical Photographers'School The Hospital Chapel, which has hurry.. .* #
at Bethesda. This shouldbe been in use for only a few weeks
a welcome change for Shoo- now, has a Hammond Organ and With Thanksgiving here, we
shan. For some time he has been new pews. The pews, received on hope all hands will be present
1 working for that slave-driver, Lt. 14 November from the Banana for the Thanksgiving party In the THOUGH TilE NAS Tailor Shop In Bldg. 930 does not take ..-
Luckie in Maintenance. River Chapel, will be repaired and Rec Hall, 1900. At that time the any clothes to be dry cleaned now. it still is very busy making alterations
refinished by the carpenter shop decision will be made as to the pressing and rendering other services to personnel. Here

Paul F. Boyles, PhMle has reported before use. New carpeting for winner of the turkey we're giv- William Turner takes measurements on Lt. Comdr. William Aus-
aboard for duty. Paul came I the chancel and aisles Is now be- ing away. Yes, it's an honest-to- tin, Assistant Superintendent of Aviation Training while Richard

from USNH Coco Solo. Hope you I ing laid. Protestant Divine Serv gcodness stuffed turkey. Marden, SSMTlc, Jots them down.

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\ THESE POPULAR NAS fighters are but a few who will battle in the monthly
ing and Welfare Department boxing smoker tomorrow night at Mainside Auditorium,
;'<- Chipparonl promises one of the best cards ever aeen In the lainside ring. (Left) Mike
popular welterweight, will make his second appearance in smoker competition. His
Win be Eddie DeCore, another varsity boxing team member. (Center) A close and -
., is expected when Sol Zwirn, left, and Bill Dushene, right come together for the second
,., gained the decision when the two fought last month. (Right) Angie Synodis, powerful .
- will climb Into the ring for the first time this season on Friday night. Last year, he
most colorful on the Golden Gloves team
.scrappers_ u _. __..____

A&R Holds Undisputed Lead InIntraMural Big NightContinued

( from
220, from Arabia.
Touch FootballThe Some brilliant
been arranged for
A&R touch football squad self, leader of which
held an undisputed first place in four downs. At the end of the eight I bition three round,
the intra-mural league this week downs, the game Is given to the bout between Eddie .
by virtue of its defeat over VSB I team opposite the territory the Mike Hernandez, 12002400.
Both teams had been unbeatenand I ball remains in by on point. numerous amateur
untied until this clash. I Games scheduled for next week scrap may go a tong at 1900
Sparking the A&R attack was are: A&R vs VM; Marines vs settling the age-old
lineman 1. R. Ostheimer who VSB; Commissary Store vs Sup- tween the boxer and at 1930.
twice intercepted to go the dis- I ply; A&R vs Post Demobe; Ord. Hernandez is one
tance to pay dirt. Both runs were & Gunnery vs Sea Hawks; and fancy-dans ever to Building
for better than half the field. Marine vs Operations. the Mainside ropes
James Blackwelder, star back, STANDINGS tion, packs a Lieut.
helped get them out of many Team Won Lost But against Decore, ; Mat after
+ tight spots with his kicking ability A&R 4 0 I a boring-in type of
The final quarter ended with Mal 3 1 I has won the majority
nes 3 1 located In
A&R 28, VSB 0. 3 1 I by knockouts. e"I and
NAT S 3 1 I Another thriller
?-- Other scores for the week Sea Hawks 2 2 I when Angle Synodis, recep
were: Supply 21, Parachute Loft Post Demobe 2! 2 Bob Perkins, 160. radio-pho
6; Nats 13, Operations 6; Marines Ord, & Gunnery 1 3
weights are both
xk, 25, Commissary Store 6; Post De- Operations 1 3 .
Commissary Store 1 3 the power to score a Build.
I \\If.:. mobe 19, Ord. & Gunnery 0; Sup- Parachute Loft 1 3 out. In their only Saturday
18 0 3
! ply Post Demobe 6; Sea VM last August,
_. hawks 1. VM 0. In case of a unanimous decision
I f., scoreless tie in touch football, Tile hardest thing about doing will be out to ) -1800
t J'S;'': the ball U placed in the middle of nothing Is that you can't stop to tomorrow night ;
*' the field and each team is given rest. Leo Luquette, and Sun
i : _. Bathing
Bibbler, 135, are
.(r'; YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough I, vide battle.plenty Luquette of : liberty

, nod through ) of Mason

\ bier Is strong, hard
t and the fight will Train
a close one.
from 1800
Dick Polak, 114,
; ; to 2200.
his first win in

pearances when he 1101.
McCann, 113.
) ; -0700) to
fast and has a
10 cents
but Polak is the ;
of the two.Aaron children:
; )-SI
" Garcia,
fighter who is
three previous flew by
1i his hands full when I I I 't seem
Bill Clarke, 129. I the foot.
experience and I too, it
hand make him the I catch up
clash. I I like that

Sol Zwirn, 150, those ele
-.___( shene, 147, will meet Pete. (She
::: ond time. In the last / for sure,
1Li; tt7'cf 1 gained a close If any-
4 game Dushene, but I people pile
different story for little red
e \ Ernie Childers, Saturday
i4 Reiter, 132, and they
{ 170, vs. Bill Curry, :Tbut hon
ably make up the space left
evening in
Referees will be ,
in the
Anthony J. Rubino. I
Charge of Physical pa-
One
I Lt Comdr. Bill '
( had
Supt. of Aviation
I I only bare-
I announcer again and what
I "Nltey, night" Greene. The judges the poor
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I STALEMATE Dy Harold Jones, 81 : of elth.dear

._ ___.__ _... .... o.--.u I L 1_' I .." .. .:II I getting a
40C As it
0 a "brush
I remove
\ I from the
now that

11 rA w.a .' OVt We're off

a long
real.
1/ V want to
t. w practice
makes perfect.. Those Landon
e"r Lionettes who performed at halftime -
M of last week's game are
certainly perfect material for the
q/ i Ny y a*wk future WAVES. We'll keep that
I tl in mind for future reference.

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IT'S A TOUGH LIFC 3y Siccvcs

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Editorial Offlcr s

i South Wing Loner Deck, Bid;.''930 "Neuxs andVieiL f rntnstatlr

:Telephone Extension 8184

Arthur AL Greene Editor ,

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the 4 I a rlII ?

U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida and

printed commercially with non-appropriated funds at BOTTLE
TilE BUS-THE TILE
no expense to the government and to compliance jje
with SecNav Circular Letter 45-1913 dated 12 December BROWNSTONE HOUSEMen I 2P

1915. Copies are distributed free of chargeat
the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical and women try various ways to

Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval get away from the monotony of everyday )

Air Advanced Training Command Headquarters of living.: They get "fed up" with things about
the Seventh Naval District, Naval Auxiliary! Air
Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunnery Ranged them and run away. Many who do not run

/ the U. S. Naval Hospital. away bodily yearn to get away,at least for \

Rr Admiral Ralph Darlion awhile, and escape the humdrum life theyare a r'f -

Commandant, Seventh Naval District living. They are really trying to escape rI
Chief ot Naval Air Advanced Training
from themselves.

Captain H.Jacksonville rb.rt S. Duckworth.Naval Air USN Station.Captaja Commanding. Some of their efforts to escape are quiteas

silly as the ostrich tradition of head-
Jules F. Schumacher USN, CommandingNaval : %
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Air Technical Training Center burying (that no decent ostrich ever did). I ,

Captain C. M. Scharr (MC), USN, CommandingU. Some are not only silly, but absurd. Probably .

S. Naval HospitalCaptain more men (and an increasing numberof /1 yl

F. W. Prlestman, USNR, Commanding women) turn to the bottle to "get away
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit from it all" than to any other delusion.

LL CU. T. C. Moor, Jr., US1IC. Commanding They escape temporarily, only to return to

Marine Barracks the same realities more poorly equipped to I J
Neil w -p;t 3 _
14. Comdr. Avery, USN O-In-C face them. -
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Naval Air Gunnery Range : -'u say that extra stt'p'is for the fat boy? How come he ...
shown two I
Recent news stories have "
Captain C. S. Cooper, USN CommandingNaval 1- so much attention? WII
Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field novel ways of kicking off the lid of life.

Here is faithful bus driver who for sixteen i
Capt. Alexander M. Hearn USMO a
Marine Aviation Detachment years has kept his monotonous sched- I Commercicil i
The TAX AIR NEWS receives Ship's Editorial Association ma. Illeftno!
terial. Republication; of credited matter prohibited without tile of starts and -stops. But one day he
permission of SEA Washington 25, D. C. Republication of any South in brand bus Bulletin will be accepted until space has
starts $10,000
cither matter, except by service publication, is prohibit a new later than 1000 Tuesday. Ext. 8230.
Without permission of Editor JAX AIR NEWS: which belongs to the transportation company I II -

He blithely drives his "big baby" all I FOR SALE One 600x16. 4-ply tire new Also elcc-
tile washer vylth wringer, like
1933 Dodge four-door sedan. Radio and new.
the way from Brooklyn to Florida, spendsall heater original finish. four new Phone 24119. Mis. St. Marlin
his and wires the to tires, two spares with wheels Chief Small baby bed with .mattress new.
I Letters To The EditorDear I money, company Woodburn, ext. 732. 3715B Riley $12. Phone 8-1004. M... ChI stoff,
send for the bus. \Vhen the driver returnedto Ave., Dewey Park Grajbar electric mangle loner WestInghouse -

his robust Brooklyn there was a crowdto 1942 Chrysler club coupe. Radio and burner plate electric, small oven child's I roaster tricycle.\ two;

cheer him all understood that heater. Good condition. $1200. See Lt. W. G. Nees. ext. 557 or ext.
Editor they
: Ens. P. G. Carson Jr., BOQ 710 8208.: 5072 Astral St.
he had just gotten "sick of it all," and they room 142, ext. 727. FOIL KENT

Over the Armistice Day week-end holi- enjoyed his childish way of "kicking over 1931 Chevrolet"coupe.. Call Townsend Four-room furnished apartment with
ext. 634, between 1800 and 2000
bath and all
day, I was in central Florida visiting my the traces." Even the company was for Monday through Thursday. except linens housekeeping$33 per month.equipment
family. The prices there on canned tomato 1933 Oldsmobile two-door sedan. See Including electricity and hot water
since rich offi- '
giving even company at Mainslde Filling Station R. B. For settled Navy couple. Victor 1..
and orange juice of the same brand sold at cials are human, toe. Phillips, VA-ATUNo. 4, ext. 651. Hart 3017 Riverside Axe.
the Anchorage here on the base for 25 centsa 1942 Chevrolet two-door sedan. Clean Four rooms. No children or dogs Ph.
Inside and out. Good condition. !.-
Two brothers on Fifth Avenue found 2-1964. Mrs. Acosta 4667 Ortega
can are 10 cents per can for tomato juice, 150. Ext. 8273, Mrs. Jaslelum. 1220A Blvd
life too much for them and collected junkin
Hancock St., NAS. Two-room furnished apartment. Also
and 25 cents for three of
juice.I transportation
cans orange 1937 Hudson. Good Just
their brownstone house living misersin one sleeping room with twin beds.
as
was wondering if you could tell me why overhauled $225 cash. Phone 2-2927, Will rent as three-room apaitmentto
a junk yard, stealing out only at night. C. P. Relter. 4229 St. Johns Ave. three or four girls. Available Dec
the prices vary so much. Radio for 1936 Chevrolet. complete, 1. Blauch Howard 114 East First St.
The younger Collyer brother was found good condition. Phone 8-1068, E.: Two-room furnished apartment. Phone
B. Wilkinson, SKV)3c.( ) dead under a booby-trap of heavy furnitureand Raines. 1413 Cumberland Road. 2-3342. Mrs. Austin.
Chevrolet universal auto radio. $10. R. Three-room
apartment. Available Dec
EDITOR'S NOTE: Since the lAX AIR NEWS junk that he had built inside his big J. DIMalo. Bldg. 421. NATTC. 1. Phone 43248. Miss Herring.

has received a number ,of Inquiries regarding pricescharged house, while the other, blind and crippled, 1941 tion.22$1100.ft. house Can trailer..be seen Good at Empire condi WANTED

In Ship's Service, we decided to ask the died of starvation. They had a large bank State Trailer Camp In Orange Park. Ride to NAS.from Working vicinity hours of 35th 0745 and to Main 1615.
Ship's Service Officer to to B. B. Wilkinson's J. W. Tekr.
reply ;
account but not single friend. The world Ext. EGO Mrs. Relly.
a 18 ft. streamline custom built house
letter rather than it ourselves. '
answer Ills'repl) Riders from vicinity of Popular Pointto
appears below: was too much. for them and they tried to Very trailer.clean Electric Inside and heater out. and Good rugs.buy. NAS. working hours 0700 to 1545.
See Spencer Yukon Trailer Camp, Carney Planning Division A&R.
escape.
Dear Editor: lot No. 36. Three male passengers with light luggage *
It is though "a did flee from trailer. Almost See to share expenses and help
as man a Small utility new.
Before to the above letter drive to Los
replying a general V. D. Gregory. Bldg. 622. Angeles. Non-stop.
review of current prices on consummable items lion and a bear met himThere are many Inboard motorboat. Brlggs-Stratton en- Leaving around Dec. 1. C. V. Swln-

In Ship's Service would seem advisable at this ways men try to escape, but there is only gftie. Excellent condition: 1233A Hancock or hart Link ACMM School., NATTC Barracks M
St.. NAS. Mlsh.
time. one way of escape. It isn't the bottle ; itisn't Outboard motor. EUnrude Zephyr, late Ride from vicinity of Osceola and Ros-
is of the fac't that model. Lt. Jones, ext. 226.Ovt'rload selle to NAS. Working hours 0800to
Everyone aware: prices the bus; it isn't the brownstone house; for 1630. Ext. 8275. Mrs. Flueppe.
throughout the country have risen to the near- nor is it the bank account. It is the Beyond. Complete springs with all shackles passenger and tow-car. LOST
inflationary level. The situation In this area is Ing hitch $15. Koser, ext. 245. White buck obitre Child's pet. Reward -
even more acute. The U. S. Department of Labor Man is a spiritual being, and even his 1417B Child St.:. NAS. offered or information -
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumers' Price Index Sofa bed kitchen set. Brobst, 3111B as to whereabouts. R. W. Boys,
getting drunk testifies to that. If he had
Barr St., Dewey Park. CBM 1244A Hancock St.. NAS.
July 15: 1947, states the following in termsof no soul, he would not be seeking a way of Four rooms of furniture, two bed. MISCELLANEOUSSewing
price indexes: rooms, living room and dinette set. done reasonably. Button holes
Foods: escape. Like a beast, he would live and die. Phone 8-1574, Mrs. J. A. Chambley. made 5c each, hems 35o: men's shirt

(Jax, Fla.) Because he has a soul and does not know 1185 Cumberland Excellent Road.condition. $20.Drew collars turned 30c, men's pants altered -
Baby buggy. SOc
cotton dresses $4. Phone
Aug. '39 July '46 July '47 July '47 what it means, because he has longings that 1216B Hancock St. NAS. 2-5776, Lake Shore. J. H. Seager.
100% 165.7: 193.1 201.8 Three rooms of furniture, Ing-room
he does not understand, because he has bedroom, and kitchen. Completewith
In other words, the national increase in foods washing machine. A. Marge. Hunting And
"urges" that are beyond him he seeks the Fishing
since of 1947 has been 93.1 cent ,
1939 as July, per 3808A Norman St., Dewey Park.
with the Jacksonville Florida, area 8.7 per cent small and childish escape and never finds Five-piece walnut bedroom suite Licenses On Station
than the the shining door Good condition. Priced reasonablefor
higher national average.It
quick sale. Phone 9-2829, Sisson.
is fairly obvious that with such price rises Chaplain Arthur C. Boyer: 1226 Belmont Ter. Florida state hunting and
.
the Ship's Service Department has no alternative Blonde mahogany dinette set with four fishing licenses may now be ob-
but to increase in with chairs; maple bedroom suite, chest tained aboard the station, it
prices conformity
gen-
dresser, double bed, springs and
was announced this week by Lt.
eral price trend. It should be borne in mind thatShlp's mattress maple single;\ bed, springsand
Service functions as a retail re-sale activity PLANNING mattress, mahogany dropleaf C. C. West, District Welfare
much the same as a downtown merchan- table 9x12 sisal rug Lt. Cnmdr. R. Officer. Formerly, all personnel
J. Kllese. 4612 RKerdale Road. wishing such licenses had to
dise store drug store, or restaurant with the nec- (SEA-"There is no difference in plan- Three rooms of furnltuie Bought new make application at the Jack-
essary mark-up on cost tacked on to cover oper- about 1'6 years ago $175 Fedak.
ating expenses and still give the Welfare and ning, whether it covers a naval campaign, ext. 312. 3015B Dewey Park Annex. sonville City Hall.Applications .
a political one a problem in companies Baby carriage, $15. Excellent condl- may be obtained
Recreation your
Department enough money to cover ,
ton. Mrs. Page, 3308 Gibbs St., from the District Welfare Office
"
the Welfare activities industrial declared Rear -
numerous & Recreation or demobilization Dewey Park.
undertaken for the personnel of this station.In Bed Springs and mattress $30. Good Building 902 or by callingext.
Admiral Clinton E. Braine Deputy Chief of
condition. Mrs. Tomanlo, 3306A 261. 9 pamphlet explaining -
the case of milk, Ship's Service is now selling the Material Division, in speaking before the Gibbs St, Dewey Park. all rules and regulations
a pint for 16 cents. To many people this means 17-Jewel. stainless steel military watch. .
32 Navy Industrial Association Forum. Shockproof, waterproof concerning the hunting of wild
cents per quart, while one can get a quart nonmagnetic -
delivered at home for 21 cents. How ? luminous dial sweep-second game will be given with each
come "The basic parts are: mission coursesof ,
hand. $50 value will sell for $30. application
First of all, judicious purchasing has no bear action decision and implementation. Thereis W. R. Widener NATTC Dispensary,
ing on the price, as the Florida Milk Control Bid*. SCO. .
Board at Tallahassee has stipulated that price no magic formula, although due to the stupendous Diamond engagement and wedding ReceivesContinued

and no milk distributor may sell at a lower price size of it, covering the whole U. S. ring Appraised matched t/y certified set. Perfect Jeweler stones.at

under penalty of having license revoked. Ship's :Industry, some magic would help. That ex- $310. Will l sell at loss. Contact LtBuchser. ( from Page 1)
Service pays 12 cents a pint for milk in pint bot- Sr, BOQ, ext. 501. employees on night work regardless
tra needed magic element is present in the Three beautiful
cocker
puppies one of the date of assignment.
tles and 22 cents a quart in quart bottles. Ship's
male two females
Registered, will
Service does not sell quarts over the counter, but form of industry cooperation and active as- make excellent Xmas gifts. Ll. Although no information was

uses the quart's contents for milk shakes, etc.Ship's sistance in planning." Cornel. D. H. Epperson, ext. 561. available as to new wage rates for
Cocker spaniel I male pup ARC reglsteied. other districts throughout the
Service tacks four cents bottleto
on pint
per For industrial mobilization the Admiral Phone :2-3933. Z. A. Grochmal
country, it Is to be that
cover the cost of handling, storage, cooling, Living; room suite, divan and chair expected
selling! bottle salvage, accounting, and procure- explained, the Navy first must have "the wine and orchid maple finish. }'oraale they will vary in different localities

ment, still allowing a small percentage of profit requirements of end products and then, meet or trade for 12 guage shotgun.. since they are based on sur-
or automatic. :
on each pint bottle. When it is considered that the schedules, be able to obtain the basic pump Test. ext. 633. McOulte Flight vey findings-In. that area.
nowhere in Jacksonville half containerof Five-room frame house, r- .--Y-\l
can a pint materials and facilities on time to fabricatethe sleeping porch.
Near NAS, schools and
milk be purchased over the counter in any stoies Equity
end products. Vith the exception of a $1,4UO. Contact T. A. Holt Ship's
restaurant, fountain or drug store for less than
Service! Bldg. 155. ext. 284.
10 to 12 cents, the customers of Ship's Service are relatively few 'government plants, that part Table model radio A-l condlton. $15:
still getting a pint of milk at four to six cents must be played by the industry members of 100% wool coat, teal blue with red At the Station Chapels Dtrmlnrham
less than commercial sources.Ship's fox collar size 16 like new. $IS.'Ar' Road and Muslin Av im4ProUitaat
the team. C.
Hleager 1243A Hancock St..
Service is constantly attempting to develop -
0930 .
-NATTC S C.
rvic --Cnaplaln A.
new procurement sources for better quality Five piece breakfast set. excellentcondition yer..OUGeneral.
price reasonable. .
and lower prices. Ship's Service will continue to juices sold over the counter at the Anchorageto Sawlckl 1218B Hancock St., NAS.Mrs. lain Worship.. S.rlo -Chap
lower prices whenever and wherever possible but 15 cents per can. Lady' coat, black cloth with silver Cat F 1.ii.Albert.

on the other hand, Ship's Service will be forced The Ship's Service Officer thanks B. B. Wilkinson $45.fox collar.Woln $120 value will sell for 0100-n... .
one Mrs.
to raise prices when procurement and operating SKV( )ic, for his interest and hopes that his 1219B Hancock St.season,. NAS. Dcel 0900 1100--Main.Maia.

costs go up. I question hat been answered. Whitney baby carriage with waterproof AD Outdoor Nursery for :i,mTT children .

In this specific instance, Ship's Service has already R, W. Breault, J mattieM radio, three$10 bivnds.; Phllco$z. table I'eele. model 1340B la maintained "" 0900
reduced the price of tomato and orange Ship's Service Officer. Rjnolph St.. NAS.: and 1200.

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k I PUBLIC WORKSFootball

I I AROUNDA.D -
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post-mortems are still
ug, taking place In the Public Works
Engine Overhaul-by Carl W.
Player-Charlie Martin had a nar- ,Department over last Saturday'sgames
but the brightest spot ap-
row escape last .week when a signed last week to take up house pears to be the station's out
steel sliver flew from a workman'shammer
hold chores. Sorry to see you go,
standing: victory over Memphis
and in his
lodged
eye. Johnnie, axe have all enjoyed NATTC In the Gator Bowl. It Is
was required to remove
Surgery
knowing and working with you doubtful if the teams in the New
the sliver and the surgeon informed and wish you a lot of luck. Year's Gator Bowl clash will puton
Charlie that had the metal
Mrs. Geleneau certainly looks a better show than the one
struck him just a fraction of an
inch higher, he would have lost like the spirit of Xmas" in her w 5. Q by the NAS team (no, the column
red dress. 1st is civilian).
a
the sight of the eye. The old boy
seems to be coming along nicely Jean Snowberger is patiently Continuing the sports trend, the

" at this time but he may have to awaiting the letter which says her NAS Assistant Public Works Of-

rely Qn Neil Drake's dog track hubby is now a civilian. ficer, Comdr. W. S. Johnson is
selections for the first' couple of Mr. Cribbs spent Armistice week- reported to have joined the Station -
I
weeks. end on .his orange grove down 6 .a s t Bowling League and the Public -
Ever since Susie Webster returned south. How are the oranges this k W Works Officer, Captain H. B.
? R Jones, is batting his way throughthe
from New York with a new year '
(to her) coupe she has really Glamour-Boy Warren has been T Station Golf Tournament.

been getting around. What have nursing a bad cold. It seems to I Judging from the Captain's smile,

you got down at Gainesville, Susie be better now. he must 'have done okay on his

? We have been wondering, too, Engineering Dh'lslon-by FredE. < last game.

what Susie and Lois Collins find Clyne "What did Mumbles ( I Comdr. Reinhardt, 7ND Asst.

so interesting at Silver Springs. ray?" That wasn't Mumbles, it .' h;: y, Public Works Officer, when ask-
What is this mass exodus to was John (no teeth) Gillespie ed about his sports inclination, replied -

Macon and Mobile? The grass certainly gumming it around last week ,.' : that he was thinking about
must be green in those while he had some work doneon going; to the dogs-races that is.

areas to attract the fellows In his plates. He says that he can I Being a Civil Engineer Corps officer

such a big way. Almus Glass and eat "wegetables" and "sloops". we feel sure he will pick
"Wee" Willie shoved off to Ma- anyway. I the winner by computations on

con last week and our boy Frank Helen Unstad Is toying with the 'his slide rule.Virginia .

Blanton, was due to go but the $64 thought of leaving Jax this Xmas PUBLIC WORKS: riPEFlTTEKS were welcomed back with Walpole In the Design

Sr question Is-where Is Frank? No for good, she says. I wonder who open arms by NAS personnel after the long Armistice Day holidaylast & Engineering Division reports

one has seen him for a couple of I she's kldln'. It must be nice to weejt. Requests for turning on the heat had piled up over the that Lecy Denmark went throughthe

weeks not even the lady who has have a drag with the bus com- week-end and the men were busy for the next few days gettingthe nervous bride stage over the

his transfer papers. pany and have a bus loaded with steam to various buildings around the station. To ease those week-end and now is a married

"It's a lie, Judge. My heap won't people stop in front of the house shivers and take the chill off Bldg. 110, C. M. Raulerson throws gal-Mrs. Tom Stephens. She also

do over 45 miles an hour down- for you every morning. Ask Helen open wide one of the many valves In the building's main system.Itnspecling reports that Lee Hunter was welcomed !

hill." But, much to Chief Mu- how she does it. back after a spell in the

sial's regret the old story didn't hospital In Atlanta, Georgia.We .

go over so well with Judge McCul- Accessories M. Williamson 1\'isJon-by! -Phil Hazouri Dorothy !:5 UPBLVli hated to learn that Mr.
lough last week, so Musial paid
is back on the job again and Fisher, 7ND Transportation, was
the $27 fine and retired to ponderthe none the worse for a two-and-a- The thinking of selling his little Cros-

unhappy coincidence which half week vacation. Says he will SftLLl'ESM ley automobile because he and
the gods of fate had thrust upon be more careful next time he triesto SsaspesSors' Mr. Lindgren presented quite a

him In causing a road patrolmanto remove a shell with a pocket I' "listing to the starboard side"appearance
be passing by just at the time knife. gun when riding in his jet-
he had selected to give the old Ry Helen Burnette propelled kitty car.
jalopy a speed test. Hattie Hall is spending a nice Eleanor Adams and her youngson .
In the Maintenance
Division
Engine Overhaul lost one of its vacation with her husband who Robert, visited the Main In- THE LONG WEEK-END-Thc that
Rodgers Quar-
Mary reports
most popular division officers last has been away for nine months'traveling spection Office and the Interim Armistice Day holiday period was terman Bo Roundtree went fish

week when Lt. McArthur checked with the Ringling Brothers Overhaul Inspection Office last utilized to full advantage by most ing and was so unsuccessful that

out. His friends in the division Circus. week. Eleanor, you remember, was Supplyers. Made Allen, her husband he became disgusted and ate the

presented him with a farewell let- We are sure glad to see L. L. formerly clerk-stenographer in Bertha Kicklfghter, Geneva bait. Luckily, he was fishing with
ter which they hope will, in the Murray back on the job after sev- the Interim Inspection Office. It I Baker and spouse motored to shrimp rather than worms. It is

future, keep him reminded that eral weeks illness from severe was nice seeing you and that fine Quincy and Pensacola. One of the also reported that Mr. Moates of

we, his friends here in Engine burns. Can't keep a good man looking son of yours, Eleanor. highlights of their vacation wasa the typewriter shop is circulatinga

Overhaul, remember him as a tru- down, though. How about coming back again boat trip on the Gulf. Incidentally story which he swears is true

ly swell fellow. As far as we are Wonder why the bachelor In soon? Bertha is anticipating win- although some of the boys received -

concerned, Mac's name will occu- the Instrument Shop is so afraidof MOST UNUSUAL SIGHT OF ning a new car in the near futureas it with raised eyebrows

py a select position in this divi- the ladies? TilE WEEK: Chief Sandefur she acquired 22 chances on Mr. Moates says he started and

sion's mythical "Hall of Fame." I Ruth Jones is sporting a beau- pushing grocery cart aroundin one during the trip Vera Si- completed the installation of a

Plant Dh'lslon-by Walt Fletcher tiful sparkler. Congratulations, the Commissary Store. mons made new draperies for her chimney on his house one morn-

"Willie" Wilingham and I gal. One of her sons is home and We are very glad to report that living room Gwen Morton and ing bought and hooked up a stove

Malita Payne took an extendedone out of the service and she says Chief Parks has returned to work I hubby went to Bainbridge Geor- in the afternoon, and had a fire

( day over) trip to Key West all good things are coming her after being confined to the hospital gia, deer hunting Edith Mad- burning the same night. The boys
during the Armistice holidays and way now. i for quite some time. It's nice I dox entertained her son from don't know whether to give him a

liked the place so well that they Our reporter says she knows i having you back with us, chief. ; Gainesville U. who was here to gold star for energy or one for
decided to extra day. It Zoo feel I rah-rah at the devastating Gaw- imagination.The .
stay an how the monkeys in the
W. R. Stanko, W. J. Nash, and jah-Fla. Ruth Crosier
seems the sun was very evident now, since they have put her in rumpus Maintenance Sewing Girls
another (unknown) report
but Willie didn't get a chance to that cage to cut out decals. party of Is was busy helping her young mar- Club has again formed for the
that the state Georgia very ried to
daughter get ready move
use her newly-purchased fishing Bill Stedman is back to work winter and members are busily
VERY interesting,
interesting to John Colvin
gear. Remember, girls, the weather after a brief illness in the hospital. I Mississippi engaged in their off hours knit-
can get terribly rough in those Happy to have you back, Bill. indeed. slept most of his four days off ting various sorts of useful and
Remember Mrs. Audrey Davis, Sam Hendrix waxed floors .
parts.E. Accessories Division bowling otherwise articles. It is reportedthat
J. McCellan (Loyalty Re- team is now second place in the former clerk-stenographer in the'Main Clara Speer was hostess to Pensacola one of them began to crocheta

porter) has been going 'round and league. Come on out folks, and Inspection Office? She and guests Marvin High- doilie and finally had to cut
'round lately with the loyalty reports let's build up the boys' morale hubby, W. C., announced the arrival smith entertained his brother from three holes in it and use it fora
last week. Con- at the gridiron clash .
of little Susan Tampa
and he's still going. Mack I while they build up our score. slip-over sweater. Some of Mr.
says if only people could remem-I Belote is back from school andis gratulations, you two! Bessie Pear Green's two sons played Walter Crevasse's co-workers
in two of the bands in the
ber where they lived ten years glad to be here again. He says Inspection Bowling Team is in stated they would be glad to teach
ago, everything would be fine. there's no place like the A&R Instrument the lead (as of last week) by three Armistice Day parade, one in the him how to knit except' that he
Fred (Bird) Garst went on a Shop.Miracles points. Nice going, team! Keepup senior and one in the junior War would probably get his cigar
Bands Zola
hunting trip to the Carolinas. The will never cease. Earned the good rolling! Veterans Epting'sthree caught in the stitches since he
in the Junior
only deer to be found was abouta Fuller washed his tools. We ] Sandy, that legal work seems edition sons of same.PIKSKIN played. is never without one.

half mile or more away, and wonder why? I to be agreeing with you! Louise Bragg says that nothingever
that was too far. But Fred got the Lewis is transferred to Oxygen I C. L. Saxton, group supervising PICKINGS Vic happens in Transportationbut

"bird" though no venison.It Shop, and we sure do miss him. Inspector in the Assembly Group, Frees, the All-American Boy, picks from the photographs she
seems that Mr. Scott and Anyone running deer in Nassau Is havng his "new house" financedby out the following games for next keeps under her glass-top desk

Wertz have a few bets on the foot- County with dogs will find out FHA. Saddidy as the moneypayingteams this statement would appear to be

ball games Saturday, but Merta what the inside of their jail looks What's worse than being a to bet on. Southern Meth- on the conservative side. Trans-

won't give any points. So every- like. If you don't believe it, just brown bagger? Ask Sandy:! he odist over Baylor; Georgia over portation did welcome a new typist
thing is "even steven." It seems ask Joe. knows! Most of the chief petty Chattanooga; North Carolina over Mrs. Acuff who reported for

Scotty wants points and Mertz We have a certain progressmanwho officers in the department would Duke; Illinois over Northwestern; duty last week.In .
similar to the sick last Missouri over Kansas; Florida the Administration Build..
would like odds, was out one day like to know why the muster
Wall Street System.Administration g week. Ptomaine poison, he says, hours were changed from 1545 to over Miami (what again 1)) ; Michigan ing, it has just been learned that
wonder if it could have over Ohio State; Wisconsinover Miss Ward Is expertin
and Personnelby but we 1540 immediately after Sandy be-. Bettye an
Dot Dlckson-Lt. (jg) Spahris been kennel club fever caught at came a brown bagger. Minnesota; Penn State over all phases: of dancing, includingthe

now in the Overhaul Control Orange: Park.Manufacturing. Jimmy Day, recent father and Pittsburg; Tulsa over Detroit; sambo, rhumba, and the "hey-
Carolina State
I and North over "
bob-a-re-bob. The line forms
Division. and Processing now lecturer on infant care, is on
Welcome to Security, Lt. Har I, (Group II)-by M.-Good afternoon holding lectures during his free Virginia. the right. Miss Olive Flem-
S I folks! May we Introduce moments "EOCIE" Carter seemsto GLEANINGS-Purchase Divi- ing of the File Room reported to
per.Miss Sweat and her mother I ourselves as a contributor to the be the most attentive student. sion Is contemplating a party of work Monday morning with her
and ? Manufacturing their own very soon For those usual cloar voice sunken to a
Island column
took a trip to Sea Breezing Around Could it be that radar has pickedup
Brunswick, Georgia. I and Processing Groupis the "old bird" heading in his who are not sure, the $1.00 ad- husky baritone. The indicationswere
mission stag or drag means, sim- that Olive lost her voice
Johnnie Williams Johnson re- composed of the Metals, Ma- direction?
chines, Finish & Fabric and QUESTION OF THE WEEK? ply, if you come alone it's one and heart all on one week-end. ". .
w Structures Division. In wandering Who's make those prisoner- buck, but you may also bring a Miss Jane Jacobs has: been in the
; I gonna
QHY HUNT AROUND ? through the divisions, I heard by escort trips to Norfolk, Virginia, date for the same price. Two jt Public Works Department one
TRY REGULAR the grapevine the following bit NOW?- the same sex pay a buck apiece.So week and has already "served
>. there, too! Expect to hear time" in the Transportation Division
and
.. SAVINGS/7 of news: "Still water runs deep
PAYROLL Christmas Carols coming at you Housing Office, and the
Mr. F. L. Danforth was telling Sara Verner has been mighty quiet
me he had a birthday, but whenI for the past two months. From over the P. A. pretty soon, as Administrative Section MUmy up

say, "How many?" he lost his the looks of things, she has that we've purchased an album for the the gaps in the excess, work loads.
Kathleen Jones formerly
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speech. Congratulations, anyway, South Carolina gleam in her eyes purpose
and
not
of 7ND has been transferred some day pretty noon,
Mr. Danforth. We hope you have again, and, with the Thanksgiving
to Sales Unit. She previously I what ;you think, either. Your re-
lots more. Holidays just around the corner,
worked Contract Unit before porter has been promised by the
Among the new fathers in Met could it be that she's planning fora in I
going to 7ND Sadie Brown powers-that-be that two important
als Division are Mr. McSwain, Mr. gala occasion up that way?
I will br a' first
items
:
ing gave a hello, civilian, so-lons. news
Rutten and Mr.understand Woods. Congrat babies (Could be, nothing-she IS). I sailor, party for Jim Turner at here-within a month or'six

and ulations.fathers We are doing nicely. chines Division, we found out that I Post 88 last Saddy night I weeks Ray Forfeit, ruling1
moved into I Musette Nevil's aunt, Penny Du- the various sized funnels in C'asi!
has
Bill just
of the Vogel .
Of the big news '
I course, his new home and that his co- val, drove the, first spike on the 42 commented, "Hm! N("'. "ear's
week is the fish caught by "Pop"Jarmon.
So help me, it was just workers are waiting for the housewarming I Miami-Key West Railroad when Eve equipment." The T .bar! : &

I he said. I saw it! Even Just name the date. that line was laid some time ago Equipment Party, o'nalJy
I as big as scheduled for the 26th. has been
Just what the official word
measured: it! It weighed 15 lbs., Bill.Understand December 12*h It
to
It inches and 22 J L. Fleming, one will be on the Thanksgiving Holiday changed :
27 long
measured
is rumored that the nlT*, ft the
butIt
settled
Js now attending period is not yet,
inches around, not to mention tho of our supervisors, I .
IM School. is reported from authoritativesources dance there will be a cTte'n number
fact that It was a black bass! lie Photographers'
record far, fellows. We were glad to see L. T. Mar that it is expected Friday I "Smoke, Smoke, Smok: That
got the so him to tin back to work again after aserious will be an "off-day" too, leave, Cigarette" dedicated to a ccKft want to challenge
catch Anyone a bigger one? illness. Glad to have you being charged where accumulated: I' prey-halr gal in the a4mtnhtra.

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JAX AIR NEWS THANKSGIVING DANCE TO FEATURE DAY THE WORD I

NAVAL AIR TECHNICAl TRAINING CENTER .

MARVIN\ SCOTT ORK FROM AVIATION FUNDAMCNTAl SCHOOLThe
M Captala Juke F. Schui..... USN ,
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CommandingCommander Marvin Scott and his Orchestra smooth running Hellcat foot- role of Inspector; and lastly Mahoney -
will return to NATTC, where ball machine did it last will
Robert P. &.b.. USN again you please do a little
they are old favorites, to help afternoon work that
: Executive Thursday as they ran on ship of yours before
celebrate the Thanksgiving hol- roughshod over the Tigers, 260. McFarland completely burns It up
.. Paul F. Br d!.r. (ChC), USN idays. On November 28th at 2000 Combining a powerful ground at- with cigarettes. "
Public Information Officer.Aivitor the NATTC Auditorium will bo tack with some spectacular catches On scanning the final average<'Q
the scene of the Biggest dance Mountain( the "Cats" struck of "hurricane"
to Jax Air New by our classes AF 1'"
yet held this year. for four touchdowns and a safety and AF 12 we find the top men
Editorial Offlev for NATTC Section Room. 117 and ttfAdminlaUation Lt. Gerstl, Welfare Officer, has before the final whistle ended the of the former are R. P. :
Building (00-A. Tel. Ext. 20$. announced that refreshments will feast. Vansaut.and Mountain each R. B. Groth; the latter IIOlmE'lqand )
be served and that the Auditor- accounted for two touchdowns resented by H. Camera
Editor ium will be decorated in the while the line led by Mahoneyand Robiodux. Congratulations and we
Robert J. YVehling, Sic
Thanksgiving theme resemblingthe Hanratty scored the safety.We hope you continue your fine show
Sports EditorL. original Thanksgiving that won't mention the other featsor ing in your next school.
D. Mondscheln. SI. AOM was held early in the 17th cen I stars as this only runs one col- To mention a firefighting trans

All Pbotogr phs are official C. S. Nary Photograph mad br NAS tury. The United States has been umn but there's a certain photographer I fer would be rubbing a sore spot
Photo Lab and AT. Fund. School Photo Lab unlcaa otherwise credited. celebrating Thanksgiving in one who will always regret a I so we won't say anything. That
way or another since President foolish wager he made. Two beers, rates with Ship's Service as low
Lincoln made it an official State here! spots in my mind.

holiday in 1863. This purely The greatest confusion possible .
American will be x
climaxed
Holiday occured late last week with the
by the Thanksgiving dance WILCOX GALLANT
closing of one half the barracksand ,
the following day. the subsequent moving. What
All hands are urged to attend with orders and counter-orders: WIN NATTC TENNISTOURNAMENT
the festivities. The time again is there were a few frayed nerves
November 28th, the day after before we finally settled down in ;. TITLEGlen
Thanksgiving, at 2000 in the our new surroundings. The con-
NATTC Auditorium. Civilian census of opinion was that we Wilcox AETM2c, has done
!WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO G0! Clothes will be authorized for all had: moved into the two wrong it again for the third consecutivetime
Navy personnel. Come early and wings as the plumbing and floors by winning the NATTC Tennis -
get into the Thanksgiving spirit are the worst in the barracks. Attention Tournament. This makes TAP,
with Marvin Scott and his orches- -"Mother Dungan." the division that Wilcox represents -.
MOVIE SCHEDULE tra. Dancing will continue to mid- { Three of the stalwarts have been 100 points wealthier towards .,
night and prizes will be awardedto transferred during the past weekto the Captain's Trophy and
NATTC the best Walez and Jitterbug take up their duties at other they also keep the individual Tennis <

couples. posts in the Navy. McCloskey, the Trophy for this season. T AIWl
.
THURSDAY-FABULOUS TEXAN, starring William Elliott anJ I e right hand man of the Division needs to win the Tennis Trophy
John Carroll. Shows at 1730 and 2015. has been ordered to Norfolk while
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY-THE LOST MOMENT, with Susan Hellcats Trample Hancock, erstwhile MA and all
Hayward and Robert Cummings. Shows at 1730 and 2015 on Friday around worker, will report into p
and 1400 1730 and 2015 on Saturday. Tigers By Heavy Charleston, in a move that weak- I
SUNDAY-IT HAPPENED ON 5TH AVENUE, starring Gale I ens our general service force I
Storm, Don Defore and Victor Moore. Shews at 1400, 1730 and 2015. 26 To 0 ScoreThe From 520 Richardson finally reaped !
MONDAY AND TUESDAY-IT HAD TO BE YOU, starring his rewarda transfer to I
Ginger Rogers and Cornel Wilde. Shows at 1730 and 2015. I Aviation Fundamentals Weather Central Norfolk after ,:
IVEDNESIXXY-THE CRIME DOCTOR'S GAMBLE, with Warner Hellcats strengthened their hoM twenty months in the DivJsion.Who'll .
Baxter and Michelin Cheirel. Shows. at 1730 and 2015. on the No 1 spot in the NATTC ( play left end ? ) \V wish '
TIIU1ISDAY-THE PAINTED DESERT, with George O'Brien 'Intramural Football League last these men the best of luck in >
and Laraine Johnson. Shows at 1400 1730 and 2015. Thanksgiving). I week humbling a better than average their future time In the Navy.
TEA-MAD-TAM: Tiger team We were actually sweating it
THINGS TO DO-ABOARD by the score of 26 to 0. out. The week was almost over
While the Tiger ground attack I without a TAF blessed evente ,

FLEETS IN-Open nightly 17302130. Bldg. 517. wasn't rolling along at its best, j made the rounds of the brown-
Sandwiches and snacks aailable.BOWLING the AvFunders came out with a bag C'rs-no luck! And then at

-Six alley in Ship a Service avail J; I diversified attack that had never I 2115 Saturday night, Mis Jim I
'I Schlechter presented Uo1 with *
clicked better. Presented to an' >
able
to all personnel Monday through Saturday,
"
170C-2130. League games have priority. excetionally good crowd present lb. 12 oz., Susan. A "Phillv.. sur I
-thanks, Dad!
was an effective T-Formation; a I
NATTC LIBRARY Located In Auditorium.
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powerful single wing, completewith For some of the smaller item
Open Monday, Tuesday, hursday and Friday 1300 to
an unbalanced line; and a I we can't pass up, we'll revert to
2100. Wednesday 1230 to 2100. and Sunday
Saturday passing attack that J 1230 2100.
to gers' defense spread out. Roberts checked out to .
c-4'
*
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Leader in all this was Don Ti-I Shore Patrol; McShane. AerMl ,
ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear Locke fett, ace backfield man who and Hale, ARM1, from CTO r.
School join our "happy" family: y Y
up most of the scores with his
Physical Training Department Bldg. SIX
Dungan takes the
and .Moffett over apron i
running passing. was 1'
TENNIS-Racquets and balls available at Physical the ball handler on the T-forma- strings in the barracks but he will I
continue to employ Reed in the
Training Bldg. 513. tion and in a halfback slot in
the single wing. His understudy
Southpaw Bob Roddy, also shone on the Tiger 19, where a Roddy
particularly bright, especially in to Archiletti pass was completeto
the passing department. the 13. Another Doddy pass, this
SWIl\UIIXG-Indoor Pool. Daily, Monday through Jt The Hellcats scored in every time to Mountain was good for
pa'
Friday-1500 to 2100. Saturday-0900 to 2100; quarter, with a touchdown In. the the touchdown, but the conversionwas '

Sunday-1300: to 2100. first period, a safety in the wide. sa
ond, another score in the sec-I The Hellcats kicked off to the
stanza and two in the Tigers only to have Blankenship
BINGO-Every Thursday evening at the NATTCenter Ship's On their second drive of Intercept a pass on the Tiger 40 ,
Service in Snug Harbor (rear entrance) from 2000 till 2230. Spon game, the Hellcats had a touchj I j and run it back to the 33. The
sated by the Navy Wives Club of Jacksonville. Proceeds for the Nur- down. They had taken a Tiger | same Blankenship_ on the next
". play, powered tnrougn center, --------'''-
punt and advanced it as far J
the Tiger 42. Don Rusk went 17 ash I 'broke Into the clear, but was hit once more before keeping perma-
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE yards off tackle to the 25 and on from behind on the Tiger 13. A nent possession of the gold sta-
fumble lost nine yards for the tue.
the next play Van Zant circled
SALVATION ARMY CLUB, formerly at 122 \V. Forsyth Street right end for the score. Phillips Hellcats, but a Roddy to Gaston Wilcox: proved himself above all
Is now located at 900 Liberty Street. 200 Bed Dormitory which in- missed the conversion and the pass was good from the 22 to the competition in the Seventh Naval
cludes locker and shower, $.50. A snack bar breakfast lunch and score was 6 to 0. After the Hell- 15. Another pass was incomplete, District Tournament last year
short orders served at reasonable prices. cats had taken over on the Tiger and on the next play, Roddy tosseda when he won the singles cham
48, when the Tigers attempted an pass to Mountain who made a pionship for this district. So win
WHERE TO GO ASHORE: NCCS Club at Church and Newnar- incomplete fourth down good catch between two Tiger defensive ning the station championshipwas
Streets. Club daily from 1700 to 2300, Saturdays, 1200 to 2400 pass on and
open TAF was forced to kick and the men went over for not too much of a strain.TEB's .
Sundays 1000 to 2200. Dances Wednesdays and Thursdays Saturdaysand the and the
punt went out of bounds on the score extra point was Wasco, winner with Wilcoxof
Sundays. Uniform required on Saturday and Sunday. not
Tiger 8-yard marker. Beard could good. the Seventh Naval District
gain nothing through the middle, e Doubles championship, end TEA'S
but a TAF offside penalty set the USO Armed Services Gallant, were top contenders and

pigskin up to the Tiger 15. The I Center Closes 26 Dec. Gallant held Wilcox to 7-5 and
-I Tigers fumbled on the next play, I 6-4 match which is quite a feat.
flOBIY SflOI'Nobbier but recovered on their own five The Armed Services Center of McClaran was AvFund's other entry
and then kicked to the 34. The the USO at 900 Liberty Street in and he polished off TEA'S
Hellcats advanced as far as the Jacksonville will shut down on Rakowsky 6-4 and 6-1 to clinch
NEWS 23 and then lost the ball on 26 December, it was learned in a the title for T AF. .
downs. Crocker went two yard! letter from J. H. Tebo, Club Di- TEA'S combination of Gallant
for the Tigers. A fumble went for rector, last week. and Rakowsky took second place
for the HobbyistHere's no gain on second down and Beard Tebo reminded servicemen to and it is still an open battle be-
attempting to kick on third down, remove all articles deposited In tween TOn, HM, and TEB, for .
took a high throw from center, the check rooms not later than third, fourth and fifth places. TAP .
your ole Hobby Shop reporter back after an was bottled up by the TAF ling 15 December so as to give the Center won over TEB in singles matches
behind his goal line and threw : time to trace the ownershipof 11-7, 2-6 and 6-3 in the first round
absence of several weeks. This week we want to bring you the ball away. The referee ruledit anything left after that date. with two 6 love games in the sec-

some news on Model Airplanes-good news, we think.: a safety and TAF led 8 to 0. ------- ond round. -
On December 7 the Model Airplane Club is going to The Hellcats could not score Prospective father -in law: TEA went 6-3, 6-3 with TOB to
hold a U-Control Scale Model Contest. The meet will start again until late in the third, "Young man, are you sure you can win a 6. love doubles match Av-
The support a family?" Fund then the division
quarter. Tigers were In pos- played Hospital
at 1400 on the parade- ground along Yorktown. Awards. will session of the ball on their 29 aft- Suitor: "Well, no sir, I was planning 6 love, 6-1, 6-1 And 7-5: to
be given for four places. The con- -------------- er a Hellcat drive fell short. With just to support your daughter. secure first place. TOB will soon ,
test Isn't Just for NATTC 'per !would rather not work from a only a yard to make In two plays The rest of you will Just play IIM with the winner playing
sonnel only, it's open to all ser- kit. Also all the complete acces- each Tiger try fell short and TAF have to shift for yourselves." TED for the remaining positions
sories there to make
are a planeto .
vicemen In the Jacksonville area
----
was again in possession on the I
-Mainside, Hospital, Green Coveor your perfection. 39, but could do nothing on the
any other service personnel in Anyone interested in Model Air- ground. On fourth down. Moffett '
the vicinity. Entry blanks maybe planes is invited to attend the tossed an aerial to Rusk on the NOTICE TO ALL HANDSReserve ?

obtained from the Model Airplane Club meetings every Thursday 20-yard line of the Tigers. A
Instructor or from Chief night at 2000, and to come around plunge through center went to the 2000 to 2100 on 28 Novemberfor
Brunn at the NATTC Hobby any evening between 1700 and Tiger seven, Moffett went to the
Shop : 2100 to work In the shop. Thereis four yard line, and then Van Zant a 1'hanksgh'ing'Dance..
Your reporter understands that a competent instructor available went around right end for the
a large shipment of excellent scale at all times. touchdown. Score: 14 to 0. The FEATURING e.
model airplanes is expected to All new personnel on the sta- kick was wide.

arrive In the very near future. tion, and the older ones too, vlai ., Leonard intercepted a Tiger Marvin Scott And His Orchestra
Then, too, the Model Airplane in- your Hobby Shop and get ac- pass on his own 38 and ran it to
etructor has plans for some World I quainted. There is sure to be a the 47 as the third quarter end Watch this for further .
E War II scale models which are bobby there that you'll be Inter- ,ed. In Just seven plays after the page details.
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I MOFFETT FALLS SHORT Division Golfing

_""" .-. "",..,... .__"A"_'_ _'_" 0__.'______ ___ Tournament Starts CTO FIRST NATTC JAX I

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Monday AfternoonTournament SCHOOL TO TRANSFERTwo


n Golf will begin at Officers, 19 Enlisted men and Lt. (Jg) R. W. Hardesty,
v" : x ae NATTC November 24th at 1600. and 26 Trainees formed the first OinC and Ass't OinC of Control
All divisions may enter a team Service School from NATTC Tower School respectively, will
which should consist of two mem- Jacksonville to be moved out, In continue in that capacity at the
h bers and one alternate. Because a drive that is scheduled to deactivate school's new location.
: this year's teams consist of only this activity entirely In The Control Tower Operators
two men instead of the usual four, the earlier months of 1918. The school at NATTC Olathe, will be
there will be no combination of Naval School in question is the in close collaboration with the
: divisions as in the larger sports. Control Tower Operators School, I Ground Controlled Approach
H i : The two day match will consistof which moved on to NATTC Olathe, school, also located at Olathe.
a 36-hole medal play with 18 Kansas. Eleven other schools now housedat
holes to be played each day. The The moving was accomplishedthe NATTC Jax, and who, in aH
low aggregate team score will past few weeks by the per- probability, will be sent to Memphis -
comprise the winner. So far there sonnel of the school requiringfour are: Aviation Electrician'sMate
are six teams entered: TAM, TEB, NAMTD vans to carry all Aviation Ordnanceman,
SAD, TOB, TAP, and TEA Other equipment to their new home at Advanced Aviation Ordnanceman
dJ Far.b late entries are expected before Olathe. (officers), Aviation Fundamentals -
y the contestants tee off Monday Present plans call for the schoolto Aviation Storekeeper (ClassA
afternoon. lengthen their course of Instruction ), Aviation Storekeeper (ClassC
Chief Bill Scarborough, who from the six weeks it ), Aviation Supply Officer, Link:
has been medalist In all previous was here to 14 weeks at its new Instrument Trainer, and Special
h events has been transferred, there- base. A few weeks will be allowedto Artificer Devices.
fore the race for medalist of the get equipment installed, and
station is wide open. In the event the first class should convene on utC'her8.1 Winner
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of Inclement weather or dark- or about 1 December. The Public- Way Back Then, Tool
Don Moffett, Hellcat halfback is pictured above in an attempt to With but four words
ness, the tournament win be car- Works Officer at Olathe, reports changed,
carry the ball and two Tiger secondary men over the Tiger goal ried over to the following day.NATTCS that approximately three weeks the first printed account of a boxing -
Moffett was stopped at the four- 'ard line by Tiger backs Hendrickson
I ) e will be required to complete mod- match, as it apeared in the
and Miller. On the next play Van Zant, Hellcat left half, went ification "London Protestant Mercury" m
of instructional
,around right end for one of the four Hellcats' touchdowns. Final SIX BOWLING Instructions here spaces! January of 1681, might have readas

score of the game., Hellcats_, .26; Tigers, 0. ALLEYS NOW OPEN FOR 12 November were. stopped on follows:
-- --
"Yesterday a match of boxingwas
.. BOWLING ENTHUSIASTSThere The two officers transferredwith performed before his Grace,
the school, Lt. J. E. Smith, the Mike
Hellcats Bulldogs Adders are now six gleaming of Jacobs, between his
; Bowling Alleys available to all Jake LaMotta and his Ray Robin
hands at NATTC. With the coming Mrs. J. B. Quinn son. The latter won the prize as
: of cooler weather the Bowling he hath done so many times be
Score Week's Football WinsThe Alleys in the rear of the Ship's Wins NATTC fore, being accounted, though buta
Bingo
Service are once again to little man, the best at that exercise
Adders hnve vacated the cellar of the NATTC Bowling enthusiasts. These open alleysare in England."

Football League in favor of new tenants, the Bearcats. The for the convenience of Navy Jackpot Of S390 In actuality, the principle spec-

fighting, junior sized, Adder team whipped the Bearcats li-7) personnel and their families and tator was the Duke of Alber-
It's at last-someone marIe, and the two
are to with the finest alleys happened fighters were
up par
November 12th at the NATTC Gridiron to win their first I
available in town. There has won the NATTC Bingo Jack- his butler and his butcher. The
ball game of the season. The Adders also tied the Tigers and four alleys equipped with racks are I pot. The proud and happy winner ) butcher won.

that leaves the Bearcats at the bottom of the heap. with and two other alleys that must I is Mrs. Quinn, wife of Chief Quinn .4 S
only one win, a first round victoryover ----_. be set by hand. A nominal fee of \ over at SAD School. The "kill" About 600,000 matches are
made by :Mrs. Quinn was $390.00. struck every minute of the day
five
the same Adders by 9-0 der cents a line is charged and
half back who
dashed 35
in this
It the climax of the country.
tlfere was jack-
earlier in the are
season. pin boys available at
to another Adder
yards touch-
pot that started about 10 weeks
ten cents line. Extra
The Adders had more men on down. The conversion was not a membersof I
ago, and Just kept being built up.
the party may set pins if so NATTCEntramurol
their bench for the Bearcat game good.
each
desired. Bingo games are held Thurs- :
than they have been able to mus- Adder center, Anderson, kicked day, sponsored by the Navy Wives Football
ter before. Instead of the usual 15 off to the Bearcats. Silva returned Club in Snug Harbor, back of the I Schedule I
there were 21 men to representthe the punt to his own 43. On abruptly end at the 45: when the NATTC Ship's Service.A i
Adders. the second Bearcat play, Sansone, Bulldogs recovered a fumble. The banner crowd was on hand Tucsday-Rfov. 25
Chief Frasr's Bearcat captain, Adder back, intercepted another Bulldogs again pushed into Adder last Thursday, each with the hon- I
Hurst lost the toss to the Ad- Bearcat pass to have the game territory and Hentzen dashed 20 orable intentions of winning the I Bulldogs vs TigersWednosdayPJov.
der captain Otto, and began the end with the Adders in possessionof yards, inside end, with Collins money. Only 11 numbers are'' 26
thrill packed game by kicking off the ball deep in Bearcat ter- providing beautiful blocking, to called, and if no one bingos by ; .
to the Adders. The NATTC field ritory, after a 20 yard pass to cross the Adder goal to score his I then, the money Is added on to be I Hellcats vs AddersThursdayNov.
was a shallow pool of mud and Rightmeler set the Adders up for third touchdown and the Bulldog won the following week. Mrs. 27
water as the Bearcats and Adders another possible touchdown. The fourth. The extra point was again j Quinn won on the eleventh num- I .
struggled through the first quar- game ended with a Jubilant Adder good and the Bulldogs were the I ber, and was so excited that she I Bearcats Wildcats
ter. Ball carriers, attempting to team on the long end of a 19-7 winners by a 28-0 score. could hardly talk.
change field and lose oncoming score.
tacklers slipped and fell without BULLDOGS SET RECORDA TillS '
'IS WHEELBASE
I .
a handIng laid upon them. new scoring record for the

The Bearcats challenged in the NATTC 1947 football season was -. .-..-....,
opening period driving from the set last Tuesday on the NATTC "' ;--- T
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Adder 46 to the six yard line. The Gridiron as the Bulldogs van- C--'i "

Bearcats, looking for an early quished the Adders 28-0. A rough t, ; a C d
score were disappointed after four and tough 48 minute game saw ': M M : .
attempts to buck the Adder line the Ordnance Bulldogs get back ;. '- + ', :.
left them still on the Adder six. into the win column again aftera ,
The Adders regained possession of : defeat at the hands of the Wild- ,.... ,
the ball In their own territory by cats the previous game. ,," ,.
recovering their own kick which The Bulldogs kicked off to the <
had been blacked. Here the Adder Adders who sparked by Ezell '
offense picked up momentum and and Watts, immediately ran up
sparked by Ezell, Adder fullback, twd first downs against the Bull- "
the Adders drove" to the Bear- I dogs. The Adders' advance was
cats 22. Watts passed to Kramerat I stopped on the 45 when Jistel, '
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4' ur
the Bearcats four yard line Bulldog center Intercepted an
and then Ezell pushed over for Adder pass. When the Adders
the first blood of the game. A again regained possession of the
poor pass from center on the at- ball it was deep tn their own ter-
tempted conversion was saved by ritory. A fumble in the Adder
Anderson's quick thinking: a pass backfield was recovered by the
a ap
to Rightmeier In the end zone.. Ordnancemen on the Adder 10 a i :
The half ended with the Adders Hentzen made the run for the ,
leading 7-0 touchdown and Collins crashed :
Lt. Emerson Adder mentor, through for the extra point. :
was on TAD orders and Comdr The Bulldogs made one touch- <
Blythe coached the team to vic- down in each quarter of the game
tory. and although the Adder back- sdb ,
The Bearcats got back into the field of Watts, Ezell, Otto and e,. r rt
ball game early in the third quar- Workman gained a lot of yardage,
ter with a 35 yard march up the It was mostly in their own sec-
field, climaxed when DeAngelis tion of the field. In the second

crossed the last Adder stripe for quarter Collins passed from his I of this famous hound by the police had come Wheelbase, meanwhilehot
a TD The kick was good and own 40 to Giacalone on the Ad- Wheelbase Famous I
on his trail merely reachedout
have been
force after night colors
S der 44 another
the Bearcats regained confidence starting Bulldog
and grabbed the bunny as he
made and the force settles down
In themselves. This was soon undone goalward drive. A pass to Lus- roared past. Another time, Wheel- _
At NATTC a of Joe. Now, whether ]i
over cup
In the last quarter. The combe, Bulldog halfback, at the Dog I base is known to have caught a
these stories are all true-and we
Adders had the ball the Bearcat Adder 21 was another first and
on That foot of the-
coon. one coon
10. Here the Adder line held Is doubt if they are-is somethingelse
44 after coming upfield from and Legendary Figure"You was in a trap made no difference,
their own 41. A long Adder kick the Adders tock over on downs. again. he still caught it.
went to the Bearcat 10, where it The Adders' attempt to pass from Wheelbase loves to ride. Some- On a fishing tour, Mr. Shahan
was downed On the last down the their own 20, the pass was intercepted can have your cats, your one Jumps into a truck to go some-I and Brodie could catch nothingbut
Bearcats kicked and the punt was by Luscombe, who returned ducks, and your whiskey drinking where, and right behind them'I crabs, and Wheelbase was busy
blocked The Adders recovered on the ball to the Adder 24. dogs," say the NATTC Police comes, guess who? He'll put his standing watch over them. He proceeded
i The Bulldog line Force, and here they smile apolo- front on the window, makean
. the Bearcat five and Otto Adder big opened up paws I to bark at one who was t
!
e"' r'" quarterback, ran over for the and drove within a foot of the getically "for, you see, we've got attempt to perk his big ears sneaking away, and at the same
touchdown. The conversion was Adder goal. Luscombe ploughed Wheelbase" up, and get that certain air about I time one came in from the side
not good and the score was 13-7 through center for the touchdownand Wheelbase, of course, is that him, that gives you the impression I III and bit him on the ear. Result:
for the Adders Collins converted the extra white dog, with brown spots, a II he's a big shot. And so he is. No more fishing for Wheelbase.Last .
Attempting to tie the score In point as the half ended 14-0 long tail and a chassis built very The dog's favorite fellow though I week, Wheelbase fouled up
the short time left, the Bearcats The game Adder team kicked to close to the ground, that you see lis Chief Brodie, the Chief of the as Sailors will. He had been ona
took to the air. "Cookie" Cook, Bulldogs to start the second half moseying around the Naval Air I Watch Brodie takes the dog hunt- big liberty over in Dewey Park.
Adder halfback, intercepted a long The Ordnancemen started on their Technical Training Center. Just ing, fishing and even went so far This particular morning, he attempted
Bearcat pass on his own 15: and own 25: and marched up to their what kind of dog he is, pas beena as to bathe him. It's one of the to sneak through the gate
scampered along the sidelines to 42. Gibson, on a spinner, went subject for controversy and no few times Wheelbase has been without his dog tag, and one hour
the Bearcat seven, in the most deep into Adder property to the little guessing. Some of the boys I snow white. Some time ago, Bro and 15 minutes late, to boot. Mili-
spectacular run of the day. The, I 34. Collins charged to the 24 and say he Is part Daschound; some i die took him hunting. On this particular tary discipline finally caught up
Adders pushed the ball to within i Hentzen went off tackle on the say he's part Basset Hound: while occasion, a rabbit popped I II with him. He's on report for no
a half foot of the goal and then next play for another touchdown. 99C: of them agree for a fact that I Into view, and Wheelbase, obeying ID card and AWOL one hour, 15
S ran out of bounds. The Bearcats The extra point was run over he's a hound.In his master's command, took off at I minutes. As a result he's restrictedto
took over on their own five after by Luscombe on a quarterbacksneak the' three, possibly four about 4'a knots to catch the rab- the base.
an Adder loss and Immediatelytook I and the third quarter score months that he has been around bit. He was finally victorious But then he should worry: the
to the air again. A pass in- was 210. NATTC, Wheelbase has grown when the rabbit fell in a hole, and derned hound knows Chief pearce:
tended for the left end Moody, The Adders began a last quarter into something of a legendary fig- on regaining his footing, lost direction and most of the cook over at the
was Intercepted by Kramer, Ao I

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Lt. (Ijgt Edwaidus Rapacz and l
Chief Joe MacDonald the All- I LI
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Service: champion, will play for Has 32-Game ScheduleThe I BENEFIT GAFF

the station golf championship on I *

the local links sometime this week. .. J
Rapacz won his right to compete 11)47-18 edition of the -7--Chili- leston --- ---- Then----------- ----- Sal Lococo, Keith

in the final round of the Jux-N'avy: Flier basketball 1-, Foil BennlnK", Here Mermen SoughtBy Bailey Lead Attack .
-CIMneoMiiue: .' NAAS Here
tourney last week when he shot tw i35's will schedule .
quintet play a '
Jan 13 nlxerslt> of Fla. There y
for eighteen holes to give of 3'J: games in the coming Jan. Pensacola PrefllKht There Swim CoachOnce For Jax-Navy Eleven 'Io.'f
him a four up and three to play Jan. 17-Pensncola PrefltKht: There
win over Captain William E. Cent I season, ten of which will be Jan. 20-Riddle Inter-Amer Col.! There Paced by Sal Lococo, who ".

ner, Jr. The score of 70 was one played on Flier hardwood in Jan Jan. 23 24-NATB NATB Pensacola Pensacola There There again, swimming is com- crashed over for three touchdowns -. 'v.{
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below par and smashed the record I' the NATTC Auditorium and Jan. 26-Fla. Sou. Univ. Here ing back into the sports spotlighthere and Keith Bailey* who .
for tournament scores. Jan. 27-Parrls Island Here as Lt. Paul King, NAS swim- 't'
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18 games will be played on Jan. 30- Corpus Christ Here tallied two ..the JaX- Navy
MacDonald had little trouble ;: the road. Jan. 31-Corpus Chrlstl Here ming coach, put out his first call Flier football eleven trampled ..
working his way into the cham- Feb. 2-Kiddle Inter-Am. Col. Here for mermen to represent the Air -
plonship round by beating Chief | The schedule is packed with Feb. Tyndall Field (ten.) Here Station in the coming season. a game Memphis Hellcat team
of the best fives in Feb. 6-Memphis'; There
some hoop
Robertson seven up and six to > Saturday night at the Gator
this section of the country, but Feb. 7-Memphis There A few returnees are back from
play last Monday afternoon. Mac- j Feb. 10( -Parrls Islands There last season's team which won the Bowl. Approximately 5,000
I has to
Jax-Navy nothing worry Feb. 11-Maxwell Field Here
Donald was in good form ]
very
about. From all appearances, this Feb. 13-Whiting Field There Inter Naval District swimmingmeet football followers saw the local
and the battle between the two |
Feb. 14-Whiting Field There last June, but there is plen-
Flier team will be the best ever eleven at will I
Navy score
Is expected to be one of the best Feb. 17-Fla. Sou. Univ. There ty of room for more tank-
ever seen on the local links. j to represent Jacksonville. The locals Feb. 19-Chlncoteaque NAAS There men. Several meets many are alreadyon in the first half an then fin
are well stocked with return- Feb. 21-Stetson Here
In the enlisted men's division ing veterans, and transfers have Feb. 23Ga. State Teachers Here tap and a good swimmer will ish out the ball game with

of tin first flight Al Fanelli came brought at.ieast six better-than- Feb. 25-Univ. of Florida Here stand an excellent chance to win every substittue available. It.
Maxwell
through with a win over Bob Feb. 26- Field There an All-Navy crown in the coming
average ball hawks here. Feb. Charleston! Here Jax-Navy kicked off to the Hell
Hovde Fanelli's margin of vic- Last year, the Fliers ended up Mar. 1-Fort Benning There season. cats and two running plays lost

tory was three up and two holes the season with a brilliant! 22-8 Denotes conference games Anyone interested in trying out nine yards. Bill Shenk, r

to play. He will meet the winnerof slate and seemed well on their for the team should contact Lt. fullback, punted out to the Jacksonville

the Ballinger-Berg or Allen way to the All-Navy finals. But King at the Physical Training I 35 and the Fliers went on

match for the' officer's first flight two last ten-second defeats by Interest Running Department. Bldg. 726, or by the march John Beckett picked up

winner. Green Cove Springs and NATTC phone at 593. nine yards on a wide end sweep,

In the second flight, once more Jacksonville knocked the locals High In LacrosseLt. and Jack Mancos made a first

the officers' division is holding up out of the eliminations. However, would be shown in the near fu- down on the Memphis 38. Keith

the final match. Bob HIrlemann the Fliers went on to win the Bailey crashed down to the 28 and
Comdr. M. H. Gatchell, head
won the enlisted men's divisionof Florida ABC championship and ture.He Mancos made three to the 25.
coach of the NAS lacrosse team, also reminded personnel once
the second flight by pinning a won the consolation prize at the, Again Beckett went around left
reported last week that his hope- again that anyone, experienced or
very close two up and one to play ABC nationals at Atlanta. and for nine yards to the Hellcat
fuls and not who would like to out for
are becoming more more try
defeat on Bill Gibbs. The match The hoopsters are practicing 16. On the next play, Jack Mc
enthusiastic. The roster has stead. the team and get acquainted with
was hard fought, but Gibbs blew daily at 1600 in the NATTC Gym Quary took the pass from center,
ily increased and, at the present the do so by contacting
two short and Hirle- game may
up on putts the Physical Training Department faked to Frank Adorney, and went
I time, Gatchell is working with a either Lt. Comdr. Gatchell him-
mann went on to win. He will Building, No. 513. Anyone wish- around right end for the score.
good-sized squad. self at ext. 765 or Flanagan at
play the winner of the Gray-Jones ing to try out for a berth on the ; Ed Buchser kicked the extra point
match for the second flight crown. team need only go down to the More equipment has been or- ext. 593. and the Fliers led, 70.

gym and begin workouts. dered and is expected to arrive After Jacksonville had kicked

Eddie Cuthbcrt of the Philadelphia SCHEDULK here soon. When the new gear is The first President of the United off once more, the invulnerableFlier
Keystones, \.. the first issued, the locals will be ready to State was considered a great
DATK: TEAK: VLACK line stopped the Hellcatsonce
baseball player to steal I a baseby all-around athlete He excelled in
Dt>C. 13-Green Cme Springs Here go.The again and Shenk punted to
sliding into the bag back In Dec. 18--Ga. State Teachers There coach also stated that the broad jumping, high jumping, and the Memphis 36. Lococo took tho
18C.3. Jan. 5-Green COle Springs There technicolor movies of the 1941 distance running; was an (xcf"l.I. .
kick and wormed his to theAlempms
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an "'J"- y across n. n re. er a gna tr"w e 22. Bailey sterrett sliced

For Their games arrived here Tuesday and rider and marksman I off left guard and went all the
Tigers Gunning
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I NOT THIS TIME ball on the one-foot marker and

Lococo went over center for the
Fourth Win Of 47 SeasonThe srore. Buchser once again con

._ vested, and the Scoreboard read:
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P Fliers 14 0.
Memphis
football p :
NAS Tiger" eleven i Justiss announced last week
I
The Flier line held again after
will go after its fourth win of the that Bobby Gault has been" moved 9
the kickoff and Jax-Navy took
season this Friday afternoon at'I' from the halfback position to the r
over on the Memphis 41. The
1630 on the mat area football grid- j quarterback post. This positionwill :xY
yl Fliers made two first downs to
Iron when it takes on the very favor Gault's accurate passes iy
the Memphis 17 and then Jack
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strong Florida N & I pigskinners. and give the Tigers an exper'enced -
Martio. took the ball on a hand-off
The injury-riddled Tigers are in a field general.It .
i from Sterrett and flashed across
hapless condition, with four players is hoped that the forward .
the goal. But the play was called
,
on the casualty list. wall of the Jacksonville
bark and the Fliers were penalized
The which be the will in its
injury may Navy boys keep regular
to the Memphis 30 for holding
most costly to the Tigers was suf- !> form on Friday. To date the Ti- d' .f
Fliers down-
Again the drove
fered by Johnny Plaskett, ace j t: gers have held their opponents to fit-Id only to have another TD
left halfback in the last Tiger a measly 27 points in seven
nullified when receiver John Paw-
tilt Coaches Robert Justiss and In addition
games. the meager
loski interfered with the pass
"Ace" Woolbright are hoping forPlaskett's total of 297 yards has been gain I defender in the end zone.
,
recovery before game ed by opposing elevens both on .
time, for the loss of the chunky the ground and through the an \eap.3 ; On the first Memphis play from

ball carrier would leave a big Justiss will probably start Wu i< scrimmage'! Ray Rogers fumbled,

hole in the local attack. I and Nabors or Delain at ends a and Swede Kuehl Flier tackle,
recovered the Hellcat 13. Ster-
Another doubtful starter is right Francis and Fuel at tackles. on
halfback Ernie Butler. His wife's Crocker and Cheetham at guards ivtt and Adorney combined for a

new-born baby is on the critical and either Anthony or Wallace at first down on the Memphis one
and Keith Bailey slammed for
list, and if the same situation exists center. His backfield will, tentatively over
the Buchser converted
at game time, Butler will not be Gault Plaskett Butler, score. :
'I again, and the Fliers led, 21-0.
play. and Bess.

i -.. -_.". _.. .. _.. ,..... ----.......-......-.-..--..-..- --- ..- Early in the second period the
Fliers started a 78-yard drive,
JOHN HECKETT, Jax-Navy Flier left halfback, turned in one
highlighted by a long pass from
of his best performances of the season last Saturday night at the McQuary which bounced off Paw-

Gator Bowl as the local football eleven routed the Memphis Hell- loski into the hands of Mancosfor

cats, 47-0. In the above photo Beckett almost breaks away for a a thirty-yard gain to the

score but Jack Singleton, Memphis left end, forces him out of Hellcat 25. Three plays put the

bounds on the 2-yard line. ball on the five and then John
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Golf for the score. The conversion attempt
Mixed Foursome
by Buchser was low, making

the score 270. The first half At
Tourney Held lil NIlS ended with the Fliers situated on ..

the Hellcat 1-yard line.

The Mix d Foursome Gulf> Tournament The third period was less than
I I Two more duos tied for seventh five minutes old when the Fliers
I held at the station golf a.
III' course last week, was won by when the team of Mrs. Kirkendalland I tallied again. Nels Selvastad recovered -.,

Miss Ellen Messer and Chief MacDonald of I a fumble on the Memphis
Lt. Barrett and the team sixteen and Mancos carried to

But the first place prizewas Mrs. Bishop and Erwin Scott net- the eight. Jack McQuary plowedto
awarded to Mrs. Dunn anal l
ted 42's.Eighth. the three and then Sal Lococo
Lt. E. Johnson who had a low net
score of 37. place was captured by rumbled over for the touchdown,

_ 1 Third place went to Mrs. Par- Mrs. Wingard and Lt. Lewis who his second of the night. Harvey

ker and Lt. Herider who shot n shot a 53 minus their handicap of Hardy attempted the placeklck

47 minus their nine handicap fora 13 for a net score of 43. and missed. \

Ninth went to Mrs. The final quarter opened with .
net score of 38. Mrs. Sima and place Gray
Robert Rowen also came through and Lt. Comdr. Dunn, tenth to the Fliers in possession on their
Mrs. Smith and Lt. and own 23. Lococo made eight to tho ;;.
with an identical score to tie for Ayers,
third.A eleventh place to Mrs. Johnson 32. Then Keith Bailey slammedover
center, broke into the sec-
and Lt. Comdr. Kirkendall. The
tie for fourth place
two-way side-
to the
('Indary'E'f'red right
occurred when the team of Mrs. Johnson-Kirkondall team made
line, and outraced two
four sevens to win the prize for Memphis
Haff and Chief Robertson shot a
backs to 68 for the
go yards score.
the most sevens over the course.
47 minus an eight handicap fora Buchser once more converted and
net 39, and Mrs. Kitch and Lt. Golf Cia.lngH : the Fliers led 400.

Comdr Gray shot a 51 minus a Another four-ball tournament I After'anoth'r touchdown had

fifteen handicap for a net 39. was held last week when the been called back because of a

Fifth place went to Mrs. Jone'i dies Golf Association held a La-j I back in motion penalty, the Filers .&.

and Livingstone who slammed out : hole contest. Mrs. Dunn and scored. their final touchdown rf '

a 47 minus a seven handicap for Parker led the field" with a 19, the n'' -ht. Billy Evans intercepted -

a net 40. I closely followed by Mrs. Berg and a Memphis pass on the 30 and
Five! teams netted 41 to take Mrs. BouhVare who shot a 21. Oth- returned fifteen yards to the Mem-

sixth place, including Miss Mc- er scores were Mrs. Haff and Mrs. phis 15. Lococo carried to the .W'

Lean and Comdr. Berg. Mrs. Berg Green 21; Mrs. Jones and Mrs. eight, then to the two, and finally -

a and Lt. Luckie, Mrs. Barrett and Allison, 25; Mrs. Mason and Mrs. went off right tackle for the

uc Tih--{ Lt. Bishop, Mrs. Kincaid and Lt. Sima, 26; Mrs. Kitch and Mrs. I score. Ed Buchser kicked his fifth

Ali 4 Parker, and Mrs. Humes and Ens. Sauter, 28; and Mrs. Kincaid and conversion in six attempts, and

Hunter Mrs. Quillman, 31. the Fliers led, 470.










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