Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 18, 1947
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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\ :5-Jso. Z$ USNAS AND N\TT( ", J.l'l'SO"II.Lg., FLORIDA 18 Dec 1947 S

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;' Holiday Program Here rS

Gets Underway Tonight 4 uweNa 9i

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Tonight marks the culmination -
roaming will be granted a hal I --
of weeks of planning day oil un 24 December without NOTICE

and hard work as the station's I loss ot pay or leave
Thin Is the la..l Knue of th.
For service personnel remaining
Christmas program I lAX Alll NhV\s; during 1)4Pnblitation yf'I
the will be touched -
program r
underway, Already attired I'
ott tonight at the Pre-Chrtst- of tlte !,5 Decent
in holiday dress, NAS maa Dance Mamside Auditor- rx**' and 1 January Katies (MI

:..- Jacksonville\ was waiting with I ium with music by the Air Station been upended because of tli'
I, holidays! \\'e v till resume pub tit
air of for the Band.
an expectancy I ,
lUution\ on Thursday, 8 Jallu-
signal to touch off the gala Annual Kiddie\ Party ary, with our usual New learn i

holiday celebration.For The high spot of the two-week edition "hit'h sxlll IIwhl\l.l A t "
celebration will be the Annual 'ee'
many at NAS. the Christ- "|1)4lft> roiiiHl-up of 194, news
roes holidays will begin tomor- Christmas Kiddie Party slal..dfor highlight/ of (the year at NAs.

tow at 1630 when the first leave Mamside Auditorium on i\ and pUlnie and news coverage .,z<
December at 1.130 This year, a I of holiday a<,ti\ltles here In
'" period begins Others prefer-holiday I record-breaking number of children I ill then, to all our renders ., t'tt"'HI a t?) ,
.. led to spend the New Year's
will be greeted by Santa : our "I.h.... for ",\ 1Ierrry
, with their friends and families .
(C'laiis: in. luilin ; mere, than 1200 I (lirislixas and V happy
will leave next w.eki : -
t ,. ,'hildi n 01 na\.1 personnel, and :\,'\%' lear!" I I e a vtb -
I I i\ ihan ""Tnplov. ,
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( lI'USaM 1Sylt h.\KI o xlS ni' 0/.11 and bv Uat
week the station was all decked out )in holiday dress! By rar

I 4 the most attractive< Xma scene was! the main ,ntram-e 01 Assemblyand
II I 4aI NAVAL HOSPITALA Pepair viewed at night. The photo was taken o- .M. the! week- I
enu wht'n the lam stopped tor a trw minute* Hound midnight by
Richard: Rullo, Sli, of the Station Photo Lab. While the lights'
gala celebration tor Joseph'
Cheery! glow is reflected In the glistening' pavement, old St. Nick
William Simmons by doctors. pttpaies to descend into th' chimney with hn sack ot toys.

musts. Corp men and patients at -

the Dependents' Unit of the Ni
Fliers Trounce Bullets To
1 al Hospital, last Thuisdav marked
4 t trie passing: of another milestone I
I in the thiee-year history of th1t '
47 SeasonThe
I (73(t'nll bv, the birth of the 2, Ohh Open Cage

fI newest vti-oon, of the Jacs -
Little Joseph though he Navy cage quintet stalled thesea paien the locals lived up to their

I, lolling comfortably unaware in !'on oft on the rl .;ht toot MOP-) pre-season rating bv: storing ptae
the nursery, still was the star or day night on the NATTC Ami, ti" allv at will in the first half.
the festivities But since ht' wa: The Fliers started out fan after

not able to participate in the af- derisive; the opening: whistle, running

ratr his parents, Chief Flovd R (In t ,'n ( 'ov',' Spines fit,' b,'10'e up a 10-2 lead before the BulleU.
Simmons and Mi *. Mitv Simmon 1."OO hip follow,'r., In winning: could settle down. Still goin

(Continued I on Page St\ I i : h. "nit I irf''! 'nt .>st tit' Ih' i am, -trong', the Fliers hooped two
more baskets and then Coach: H r Kniikelbine pulled his starting!
he out of the game.A .

steady stream of substituti -
bi flowed from the Flier bench
rough the rest of the half and
r th,' (;Teen Cove team slowly start-

la ,',d to cut down the Flier lead!! ,
R \\'hen the halftime gun went off,

!c' 4 .F.* t u $ h I."\ ever. the locals were still out
trllnt, 28-19
Y But in the second halt the visiu -

crr ht t, ." threw a scare into the favorite

Led by Pat Patterson wh
threw in three:
consecutive buckets -
Q. and Joe
Mc-Trusty. the Bullet
Ss br" night the score to 33 to 32 with

t the Fliers still holding: the .ad-

r4 ,. e 1 fintage Then Sic'Trusty sank OIMfrom
the side, and Green Coves
5S ,,as. In the lead for the first tinia

Both squads were desperate by
this time and dUI'lngtht': next ftv*
: : 'minutes/ the lead changed hanJ

a: rcp.'atedly. Finally, with the local

.. leading: 4t-43, Jil.xNavy:51(-" .
tune out rAfter

r-"' '''_....,....t "' r'C ..,. .r"a' -.m'! : to pull ahead. While Al
\ GALA let: CREAM AND cake party was held at the D.- prIor to the celebration (Lower right t Mn, Simmons iui + the Henning> n. ,Jim D Gro<>tE', :ant

1.'hmtSUnit ot tHe Naval Hospital' last Thursday to mark the cake to commemorate the memorable occasion. Others m the pi'- company worked the ball in clou
birth earlier that week of the 2,500 baby in the three years since the for sure points Green Cove pre
ture are Chief Simmons Dr O S Wearer, who livered\ th'
Unit was commissioned, .iTop) I A. L. Picard NC, lifts the new-born I ferred to shoot from tM centerof
Simmon and Lt. R M. NC, A. Ciavmei., H.\ Ie, and RMoim. I
Joseph William Simmons front his ('ribI.ower< lefts l I Chief baby Naspmsky. the floor without to> much: nj>>>

the iMOud, father, pies J ondtyhis! _. "son. and- hid _wire *!Liry-iJUS'.. '' .... .-...J.I'-\'A.J who assisted. j-_a._* well it. other, patientd.. ._ -_ (CnaNnu-- ... .rn Pale _3)
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should contact Chief Beaudreau sat
Squads To Be Split ext. 693\ or the Physical TraIning *

Into Two LeaguesFor Building, 726, prior to tomorrow's ..
3. Hardwood Play -

!' ', : ': Intramural basketball will Tight Race For
share the sport spotlight as
First Place In
k r usual this season with nearly

20 teams slated to see cage Officers' League

action on the Mainside hardwood -

More than 300 enlisted Operations Is leading the Of- i

personnel are expected to be ficers' Bowling League, but the
y winner of the first round which
n'Z ; active in this hoop circuit ends tonight won't be decided un-

': which promises to be one of til the final ball of the final gameis 1
the most outstanding intra- rolled Only one point behind
mural the leaders is 7th ND, and A&R J
set-ups yet sponsoredby
Is only two behind the second
I the Mainside i i
'S" Physical .
. [ c "S st w placers ,
Training Department The match to watch tonight is
Chief! Bob Beaudreau who will the one between Operations and J
I again head the Intra-mural IIt", the up and coming ATU No 4 "
t : has asked" that all teamshich team ATU No .4 took three out "
t I IM have not yet entered do so before of four points from their oppon- .
1700 tom-orrow. The! hoop circuit ents last week, and if they can do 4
will begin official play on 8 Jan- as well against the league lead- -
uary ant will probably run until ers, Operations might be eliminated i
the first! week In April. from the race. Other tilts
Since there will be close to 20 tonight Include, A&R against Pub-
teams entered, Chief Beaudreauwill lic Works, and 7ND against the
use the same system he put Executive Department
into practice for the intra-mural The schedule of the second j
First Family Softball season The teams will round is now being made up, and
S" be divided into two leagues, the when the league resumes play on
THE NCU STATION enlisted I National and American. At the 7 January, there will be seven
;, housing project near the climax of the season, the two top teams in the league instead of six. .
mam gate was ready for occupancy quintets from each circuit will vie The new entry will be the Hospital :
last week and C. H for top honors, with the winningfive Nurses, the first all-girl teamIn
Sandefur, ACMM leading chiefof copping the Mainside championship the league '
the Inspection Department, The winners will receive The highest single game of the
and his family had the honorof gold basketballs, plus a trophy, season was bowled last Wednesday -
t } being first to move into one while the runners-up will be by Lt. Arthur E. Bower, Jr.,
1 YL of the new homes Early this awarded silver basketball charms. ,of the A&R squad, a fat 217. Lt. 1
week five of the ten houses had Many teams have already been Chester A. Briggs, also of A&R, 1
already been occupied, and the feigned for loop play and others are has the highest average up to '-
rest of the homes were expected expected to join this week Outfits date, 178, but has only rolled six ,
to be filled by next week expected to field team Include games. However, Captain Dodsonof
tt r. (Left) Chief Sandefur, his wife, Supply, Administration Annex, A&R has an average of 165:
t u Dorothy, and daughter Char- i Marine! M-l Division, ATU No. for twelve games.
lotte pause at the front door of 16 Seahawks, Yard Department, Team Points!
their home before moving In. IATU, Assembly and Repair, Naval Operations 13
(Top) At home in the living Hospital, Operations VA ATU 7ND 12
; room of thier new house, Chief I N'o. 4, NTS-. NARTU, VM Unit, A&R 10
and Mrs. Sandefur watch their Post Deinobe, Commissary! and Public Works 6
youngster happily playing with I Ordnance and Gunnery Executive Department 4Page
her phonograph. Other outfits desiring to enter ATU No. 4 3. '
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I I Movie ScheduleMAINSIDE I S. _


MOVIES: Weekdays-1730 and 2000; Meek-ends.-1430 and 2000. 'SflS 5
PRE-CHRISTMAS DANCE Station Band Starts at 2030.
"THE FLAME", with John Carroll. 2.'
"CHRISTMAS EVE", featuring George Raft.
"THRILL OF A ROMANCE", starring Van Johnson
"MAN OF CONQUEST", with Walter Pidgeon. *

THE STORK CLUB", featuring Betty Hutton.

"BIG TOWN AFTER DARK"FRIDAY, starring Phillip- Reed. M f

"ALWAYS TOGETHER", with J. Reynolds.

JUNIOR OFF""r" :"C' I' ORIUM : 1'l

Shuns start at 2000.

"CASS TIMBERLANE", with Spencer Tracy. '( *

"STORK CLUB", featuring SATURDAY Betty Hutton. : .
SUNDAY i : :

"THE FLAME", starring John Carroll. r
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"CHRISTMAS EVE, with George Raft. .5.5', >. 4a,'._V' .... ...
OF A ROMANCE"', featuring Van Johnson.
"MAN OF CONQUEST', starring Walter Pidgeon.
"LAST DAYS OF BOOT HILL", with Charles Starrett. SHIP'S SERVICE gaily oar

decorated for the holiday sea-
NAS civilian girls. ,son, is being mobbed daily as
Fliers The Fliers will leave for States- NAS personnel jam the storeto
boro. Ga., this afternoon where complete their last-minute
(Continued from Page 1) they will take on the Georgia Christmas shopping. (Above)

State Teachers' College. The local Sailors, like other grown-ups, 1
cess.Henningsen, towering center for quintet will probably return to enjoy playing with toy electric 4 c r y. 4
the Fliers, led in the scoring department Jacksonville immediately follow- trains more than children, as ;
throwing in a total of ing the game tonight. can be seen in this overall picture -
19 markers. Jim DeGroote and of the Merchandise store on
Buck Buntin were credited with :J/'ll the lower deck. (Right) Sales a
11 points each, and Bill Kilgariff girl Bettle Hartley, left, shows
grabbed ten points. Charlie Kerr Carl rr Sap Mrs. A. J. Ferrenti, second from
and Doc Johnson both got six left, and Mrs. W. A. Sinclairthe s P fit. 5'4 0 .
wide selection of jewelry dP
points. "Minors have never been permitted i'
second deck ofShip's '
sale the
For the visitors McTrusty led to patronize bars in any :
Service while little Fred
the scorers with a total of 16 part of the United States. .
die Sinclair puts his stamp of
points closely followed by Anderson When a minor DEMANDS
in 12 and Peter- approval on an article of jewelry -
who therw service and uses an alteredID
his mother has picked ou
son, who scored 11. card he jeopardize the II- for a gift.
to the of reputable businessman -
In the prelim tense a
let battle, Butch Glover Flier-BuI-1 In addition to not acting
points to lead the NAS his own age."
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,.: PROVIDE WHOPPING SERVICE I maxed on New Tear's Eve witha
: Holiday
,. Mainside Auditorium
-a'v gala dance at -
5. .' the Air Station Band
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. ; starting at 2030.
i iy 350, under-privileged youngsters The "804" Club will follow a
,from nine orphanages In this vicinity program similar to Malnside's.Tomorrow .
\ 7d And to make things even
A there will be a dance
.. l from the kids' of
If brighter point
< starting at 2030, on Sunday it
,': view, two more children's parties
will have its own kiddie party at
have been scheduled, by the<
I :. : ;: Iu s CPO 'Club and the other by the 1330. and on New Tear's Eve
there will be a dance starting at
"' Nursery. 2030. *
, S Patients at the Naval Hospitalwill
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h t. also be given an extensive Divine Worship
f program, featured mainly by par- In keeping with the purpose
ties at the Recreation Hall. The and meaning of Christmas, divine
Hospital will have its annual worship will play its usual prominent *
Christmas Thee Decoration com- role in the holiday program.

, petition and prizes will be awarded Protestant holiday services at All "-
to the wards having the most Saints' Chapel will begin with
i1cr ---- Christmas Sunday Services at
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} 1 Rear Admiral W. N. Thomas 0930: and 1015, 21 December. A
,.. t I*Chief of Navy Chaplain.*, will
*"*. S feature of the 1045 service will baa
I deliver short Christmas message -
; a Christening Ceremony.
r : I I on the U. S. Nay Hand Highlight of the holiday servicesat

: i 2 : : wT5 Program, Monday, 22 Jt'ct'mI I All Saints' Chapel. the Christ-
ber, from 1300 to 1330 over tho mas Eve Candlelight Service and
National Broadcasting Com
i Midnight Holy Communion, start
'Ipany ing at 2230. Organist! Gay Anderson

colorful trees On Christmas Eve, will open the service with a
b : Santa Claus will through the number of Christmas Carols. The
...." _,__. ___ mm___.__ _____.___nmnn_____________ hospital happily distributing choir will sing "As With Gladness
., LUNTEEB RED CROSS Gray Ladles are wrapping Christmas gifts free of charge for servIce Christmas stockings to the pa- Men Of Old," "Hallelujah Amen",

t. personnel at Mainside Ship's Service :Mondays through Fridays from 0930 to 1630. Here, three ti-nts. As an added attraction "Song of the Magi", "0 Holy

-, : of the ladies, :Mrs. Cliff Moyer, Mrs. Elmer McEIvy, and Mrs. H. W. Strickland, are busy wrapping some of the patients will be guests Night", "And There Were Shep-
f. ;: gifts for L. S. Beebe Sic, J. R. Senic, S2c, and M. S. KleJnman. S2c. at the Gator Bowl New Year herds", "Christmas Lullaby", "Hal
Day gridiron clash between Maryland lelujah Chorus", and "Sanctus".
and The congregation will join in

t irTigers End Season With 8-0 Defeat Of "0"Georgia.The Club also will .have its for "0 Come All Ye Faithful', "As
share of celebrations. On Christmas With Gladness Men Of Old", "It

Eve will gather and, Came Upon the Midnight Clear",
f Howard At Ocala Last Join in singing beloved Christmas "Joy To the World", "Break Thou,
: : Academy Friday Carols. On New Year's Eve, a gala The Bread Of Life", "Blest Be

dance will be held. The Tie That Binds", and "Silent

4;: The NAS colored football eleven closed its season in a Alit: Plans CelebrationHere Night, Holy Night".

.:' ',? :. blaze of glory last week-end when it pinned an 8-0 defeat WAVES at NAS, personnel are real- The Christmas Scripture will be
Bowling read by Chaplain F. L. Albert.
c.,' ....... on the hitherto unbeaten Howard Academy squad at Ocala. ly in the for a celebration.and Tomor-De- Chaplain Arthur C. Boyer will

It was the first loss handed to Howard in three years. and League Thrown row partment Assembly will stage the Repair biggest lead the Christmas Prayer, and

," was the first time the Tigers had ever emerged victorious party of the holidays. Starting at the Christmas Meditation will baby

1 __ .' nom tne traditional, clash.k I Into 3-Way TieThe 0900 and lasting until 1300 young- Chaplain R. L. Murphy.
:. Christmas services at St. Ed
sters will be candy and oth-
&. .. Coach Robert Justiss of the WAVES Beat Civilian WAVES Bowling Leaguewas er delicacies by Santa Claus, and ward's Catholic Chapel will get

Tigers uncovered a new find for thrown into a three-way tie I adults will be served refreshments underway at 2330 Christmas Eve

the final game in George Washington -' Girls 22-4 In Their last Friday when "Lindy" Lind- In their own shops and places ol, with a concert of hymns by the
Powell, a bruising! left end. 'II gren's Curvettes dumped Midge 1 work. Jacksonville Junior College Glee

J Powell made seven-tenths of the Season Opener Mon. Bryant's Bowlettes from the unbeaten -1 Three thousand guests are expected Club. Solemn High Mass follows

I. tackles throughout the game and ranks, and the Ramblers to attend the party including at midnight. On Christmas Day,
was the spark behind the Tiger -Weeks of gruelling conditioningpaid and Strikers rolled wins over their employees and their fam Masses are scheduled for 0600,
ground attack. j off Monday night when the I I opponents, the Wheels and Hotshots ilies. Entertainment will be bandied .1 0700, 0800, and 0900.

. ,. The inspired Tigers played brilliant NAS WAVES ran roughshod over to bring them up even with by a group of singers who I Xmas Day Dinner
; defensive ball in the Tlrst' the NAS Civilian Girls, 22-4 in the I the Bowlettes, all with three wins will carol Yuletide melodies, and I Traditional Christmas Day Dint *

I half but could not find the mo- I preliminary tilt to the Jax-Navy- I and one loss. by the station band which will t ner will be served at the Matn

mentum to score against their Green Cove Springs game. I In beating the Bowlettes, the play Christmas music. Galley. The menu includes:
heavier opponents. However, with I "Butch" Glover started the Curvettes also copped the high- As in the past, the Welfare De Cream of Tomato Neap
.. t team score of the evening with a has purchased Christmas Sweet IMrkle* Cracker
the score knotted at 0-0 in the scoring: spree with a pivot shot partment Cranberry Saute
third period, the locals came to from the free-throw lane. A few I total of 2115 pins. Trees for the barracks antI Itoait Turkey
seconds later, Ellen Messer hook- "Lindy" Llndgren rolled 201 I personnel may draw unit Welfare Naked Ham
life.The mammoth Howard forward ed one in from the corner. From for the high score of the night to I funds for decorations, thus lending Sag Dreimlnic Giblet Gravy
Whipped rotatori
.' 'S wall forced Perry Watkins to punt then on, It was apparent that the take over the high game leader- an air of Christmas to the Candled Yam.
,, from his line and WAVES had the situation well in ship from Mary App who held barracks. Lettuce and Tomato Naiad' with
own 40-yard
hand. Glover accountedfor the Atmosphere will not be lacking ItMilin Dr.lnUutt..r..d Watkins off his best kick cf personally record after bowling 199 the
got Green 1'eat
the year. The Howard safety man twelve points in the first half ''I week before. Other high scores ofj either at NAS. In addition to tlu Hot Parker Home Roll. Batter
the his 4 while the WAVE guards, Winnie the week were Betty Wersal's decorations about the station' Apple Pie
on own ,
caught to be hit pigskin Powell. Before Jones, Fran Free, and Ellen Mes- 189. Winnie Jones, 185 and HelenPachter's Christmas Carols will be played Fruit Cake \anllla Ire Cream
I only by addresssystem :Mixed Nut Coffee
over the station public
down however the ball ser were holding the Civilian Girlsto 182. Joining in the Christmas
going car- spirit,
I. rier lateraled to his teammate, two free shots and one bucket. Winnie Jones held the recordIn every day at noon, starting the Admiral, the Commanding Officer
who raced behind his own goal After holding a 16 to 4 marginat two departments for the second tomorrow. On Christmas Da y and the Executive Officer
half time, Head Coach "Skip- straight week. She holds the high- the carols will be played all day. I all issued
where he was tackled by two Tiger holiday message to per-
I defenders. per" Edge ran in her substitutesfor est average of the season, 160.5, Ship's Service Closed I sonnel. The greetings in their en-
a major portion of the second and also the high total for three All Ship's Service activities wit:i II 1 |j tirety. below:
Leading 2-0, the local squad I
games, 513.Standings. be closed on Christmas and or I
i half.Glover "I am always pleased to see an-
in the
went on I
led the WAVES' The
scor- : New Year's Day. Anchorage. other Christmas and New Year
period. Highlighted by a long pass ing with 16 points, while Malinah Won Lost usually open on week-ends anc L season come around because it

to Powell, and another spectacularcatch I tallied three for... the losers. Bowlettes 3 1 holidays from 1300 to 2300, wit 1 'I gives me the chance to wish all
Ernie Butler second
by on a Rambler. .i.. .1.. be open from 1700 to 2300 on th
drove down to I personnel a very Merry Christmas
aerial, the Tigers Strikers 3 1 holiday weekends.The .
the Howard 6-yard marker. On Wrestling Match Curvettes 2 2 Station Bank will be closet II i and to express my hopes that the
I New Year will
be even happier
the next play, Jim Bess hit tho Wheels 1 3 all day Christmas Day and New
center of the line and went over Coach Hot Shots 0 4 Year's Day, and will close at 150 0; I and"I more would successful than the old.
Postponed also like
for the score. A line plunge for ; on the Friday following Christ to express
the extra marker was stopped mas and New Year's But it wit 1 i S i mandrwhosediligent in my com
short of the goal. I Nyardy DetachedThe NO BINGO DURING I performanceof
v I be open, at regular hours on th duty in the past brought about

The vaunted Howard offense NAS wrestling meet with I HOLIDAY PERIOD following Saturdays. the great success we have known
'? was stopped dead by the scrappy Pre-Flight at Pensacola was call I Bingo at the Anchorage will And the WAVES will get a special : and whose continuing support
Tiger forward wall which did not be' discontinued during the hol- treat on Christmas mornin, "
ed off last Saturday because of I promises a brighter future
allow the ball to get over the bad flying conditions. The meet, iday perod. The next scheduled when they will be treated to the! Rear Admiral Ralph Davison
50-yard marker in the entire I Bingo H, Wednesday 7 January traditional Christmas Breakfast ir t
which was to be a preliminary to on Commandant 7th ND &; CNAAT.
game. In fact, Howard only made the elimina- I '' at 2000. the barracks at 0900. .
total of 78 yards all day. All-Navy I I Mainside's will be cli-.
a program
I "On this first Christmas
tions, has been postponed indefi- my U
On the other hand, the Tigers nitely. Commanding Officer of the Natal
made 12 first downs, rushed fora I YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough I Air Station Jacksonville I should

total of 128 yards and picked mentor Lt. Stephen, has been A. detached Nyardy,, thus mat I ......_ ...., "...... .. ._ _. like to thank all hands for their
94 via the aerial route. r excellent
up yards slowing down workouts for the cooperation during the
Looking back over the Tigers' local squad. But Lt. Paul King past year and to extend my

0-3 record, Coach Justiss said has taken over the coaching duties Christmas greetings and hopes for
that he was very pleased by his and workouts wil) begin in a happy and prosperous New

team's play throughout the seas- earnest from now on. The NAATC jj Year: "
on and then congratulated every tourney will be held sometime Captain II. S. Duckworth,

member of the squad for their next month probably in Jax, Commanding Officer
final upset victory. leaving little time for practice. f .5.
4 This year's squad will be anchored '/ I Ic "Another year is almost at its

by four returnees from JS end, a year in which NAS Jacksonville

CelebrateContinued last year. Melvin Kleinman will .. .. despite many changes in '
wrestle in the 125-pound class, "+((1 t personnel and activities, compiled san

( from Page 1) George Torrero In the 136poundclass I Ia It I- outstanding record of accom
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acted as his stand-ins during the Kloberdans in the 117- plishment in all fields. The successful .

: cake-cutting: ceremonies. pound class, and Frank Hayward operation of this station
' 155-pound class. during the past year was made
resent at the party were Dr.
the About ten men have been workIng possible only by the loyal sup
O. S. Weaver, who brought
\ and of ALl.
port cooperation
out but
regularly, men are
youngster into the world. Chaplain
still needed for the 174poundclass. HANDS. With this example beforeus
who with
II. F. Menges along
we can look forward to the
Ens. Robert V. Allen, planned the I coming and its problemswith
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party, the nurse and corpsmenwho delivery rooms. unshakable confidence."It .
assisted in the delivery, and In addition to maternity and is my sincere wish that all

a number of Mrs. Simmons' pa- other patients, approximately 3525 ,- I4kk may enjoy a Very Merry Christ
tient friends. Mrs. Maree Isley and visits! per month have been = mas and A Happy, Fruitful New
, Kilby Duckworth acted as host- made by dependents of naval personnel ; a Year."
.\ 'tesses. to the out-patient depart- Comdr. Paul E. Emrick,
Joseph is the second child of ment. Executive Officer.

the Simmons family. His brother, About 170 persons are admitted I .
along with his mother and father, to the Dependents' hospital Elizabeth N. J. (SEA) -Jay

reside In Dewey Park. each month at a cost of but $1.75a : Jones takes the ups and downs of

The 2,500> mark was reached at day to the servicemen. Handlingthe : life calmly. Ho went to sleep on

>. the Dependents' Unit just five days medical work in both the out- the second-story porch of his
before its third anniversary. Commissioned patient department and in the home and woke up on the lawn
on 21 December 1944, Dependents Unit are seven medi- -r: 20 feet below. He refused aid

an average of from 70 to 80 babies cal officers, 24 nurses, 15 corp "It's a present from some of my men, honey; I had no Idea brushed himself off and Bold he
have been born each month in Its men, and nine civilians they'd remember me at Christmas !" was not hurt by the fall.

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Leaving us this week for further assignment by Bulletins will be accepted until I 2-3163 Mrs Starkweather. 4506 KalleSt
Editorial Offices has been filled l but not later Murray bilk
ComServLant at Charleston S. C, are R. W Lev- apace 1941 Nash Ambassador "8", four-door
South Wing, Lower Deck, Bldg. 930 Ins, CPhm; A. J. Pilling CPhM; A. J. Bonizzh I than 1000 Tuesday. Ext. 8230. i I sedan. Recently overhauled, Including An

Telephone Extension 8184 PhM3c; C. A Carbone, PhM3c; J. L. Hartley, I FOR SALE overdrive crankshaft and and transmission.main beating Chief new

Arthur M. Greene, Editor PhMCc! ; R. O. Tolbert, PhM3c; T. J. Batrla, HAlc; 1938 Chevrolet convertible coupe. New Miller NATTC Dispensary, ext 306.
and M. J. Smith, HAlc. These men have been cream paint job. red upholstery RCA Victor console with .ten records
JAX AIR NEWS Is weekly at th P H. Mullen Post
The published stationed here anywhere from two months to two I $625 Office. ext. and phonograph attachment. Phone
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida and i 918. .. 8-1814, Hoiuei
printed commercially with non-appropriated fund 5 years. Good luck to all of you in your new duties. 1941 Studebaker Commander four-door Keystone 8mm projector, model 1.$.'
sedan. Two-tone point Job. radIo and also Kodascope screen. Reasonable .
at no expense to the government and in compliance; Seems we have two very efficient baby sitters in heater, three new tires Price $1025 I See Roberts, 1400 Cumberland Road ,
with SecNav Circular Letter ( -1918 dated 12 De See Scruggs. Utility Shop, VF-2. Han. If) ft. house trailer, fully eoulpped '
cember 1945. Copies are distributed free of chargeat :. the persons of J. O. King and S. J. Witt. These gar 116 or :5102 Tlmuquana Rd, with awnings. See at Trout Court, ,
men may be reached for appointments by calling vvesconnett. space 11. one mile north of y'phone
Naval Air Station the Naval Air TechnicalTraining : I .NAS.
the 5-113J, InKrtm.FOR .
: hours. References
1639 any time during working on House trailer Converted from bus, Re
Center the Headquarters of the Nava: request. frigerator. Phone 8-1241 Hanlan. RENT t. ,
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters oAi f r 1947 model 26 ft. Schulty luxury liner i Guest-size cottage Combination living ;1 I.
the Seventh Naval District Naval Auxiliary : house trailer. Tandem wheels com room and beuioom. Small klll'heni ;
the Naval Air Gunnery Range: The Commissary Department promises to duplicate pletely furnished, bottled gas with ette. Fully furnished Convenient to ':'"" .
Station Cecil Field on Christmas Day the fine chow we had for : extra bottle. Ideal for family with NAS. Phone Green Cove Springs. 4314 ', ;
and the U. S. Naval Hospital.Rear Thanksgiving. If we get another meal like that two children Perfect condition or 2951, Gustafson
2500. R. B. Brlndley. 5122 Tlmu Flve-ioom garage, apartment, completely -
Admiral Ralph Davlson we'll all be eating stew and hash for the next six quana Rd. Trailer Park or see at furnished Cove .
Commandant Seventh Naval District I months to get them out of the hole and back on NATTC Link Trainer School Springs 4021, J s tlonnen :. .. .
Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training their feet. Electric washing/ machine, apartmentsize. Garage apartment In Orange Park, un,
Excellent condition Murphy, furnished. Four looms and bath $50
I 4067 Myra St.. Murray Hill. per month, no children or pets Ext R
v' Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. USN Commanding So far this month we've received two CPhM'si 1947 Leonard refrigerator, 4 cu. ft. 8211. Lake.Bedroom .
Jacksonville Naval Air Station : duty here. Chief Herman Ballard reported in Excellent condition, used five months. In private home for couple _
i Mrs B. Molon, ext. 731. or see at or young lady Mrs. Morton, phone
Captain Jules F. Schumacher USN. Commanding I from the Naval Dispensary at Washington, D. C., I 1232 Lisbon St.. South Jacksonville, 8-1183. .
Naval Air Technical Training Center and Chief James L. Shaw from the Naval Medical. after 1700 Bedroom. with home and kitchen privileges. .
School at Bethesda, Md. Welcome aboard, fellows.On 28 ft. Scholt luxury liner house trailer. Small child accepted. Phone t" ,
Captain C. M. Scharr (MC>. USN CommandingU. : :Three rooms newly painted :5122 2-9511. Bryan. :
S. Naval Hospital II Tlmnquqana Road, Know In. Room with twin beds for two rn nor
the 11th of this month six Navy Nurses repotted Goodyear battery, size 7"x7"xlO'j". women. Running water semi-.
bath, $8 per week. Double room $15, .,
aboard for Fits Fords $7.50. Ens Charles Sel-
Captain F. W.' Prlestman, USNR. Commanding an indoctrination course. When : fert, BOQ 710, room 123.: per week. Phone 8-2770, Mrs 1lou4ton ,- :
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit they complete it they will then remain here for' Table-top. Wedgewood like 2601 Park Street .", ',
gas range; .
I duty. They are Ens. Annabelle Barnes from Hous- new $140. Phone 2-1166. Lt. Og) Thrpe-room apartment, partly fur. .. _, '
;Lt. Col. T. C. Moore Jr., USMC, Commanding ton, Texas; Ens Jeanette T. Madere from New Anderson, or see at 2737 LakeshoreBlvd. II I.heel. Phone WANTED 4-1248 Mrs. ,Herring.. -F:
Marine Barrack .
Orleans, La.; Ens. Hanora A. Ryan from Astlnwall, Electric train with track, good condition. : Ride to N. Y. on 19 Dec. and return ..""'.f
Captain C S. Cooper) USN Commanding Pa.; Ens. Evelyn M. Ferrence from Mountain Home, i iTenn. Ext. 335 Dodson. I on 27 Dec. Will share expenses B. "
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field ? and Ens. Frances M. Oddsson from Arlington 6'4 ft. Westinghouse electric refrigerator M. .Andrews, ext. t6Jvldnlty.) '' .
$50. Frederick, ext. 586. Ride to Cincinnati leaving
Va. We all hope you are well pleased with Bedroom suite living room suite, and first holiday leave period. Will share < : '
Capt. Alexander M. Hearn. USMC your first station of duty in the Navy. dinette Contact Lutz. Barracks 'G", expenses and driving. Fottschmldt, '. ,
Marine Aviation Detachment Portable washing machine used less ext. bCO, .
The JAX AIR NEWS receives !edited Association than one month. Weight 18 pounds, Ride to Tulsa, Okla., or vicinity Will :. ''
mat rlal. Replication of matter prohibitedwithout Big doings in the Recreation Hall tomorrow night 4V4 capacity. Portable type share expenses and driving, Pereff.' : '
permission of SEA. Washington 25 D. C. Republication ,- at 1930. All patients be on hand for our big I I teIl0C'0n Lt. Bob Randle., Cecil Field I 210. "
of any other matter, except by service pubM.cations. Christmas Decorating Party-and really into' VF-2.: ext. 680. Ride to Philadelphia\ or vicinity, leaving
get t
prohibited. without permission of Editor, Golf clubs, complete set of Grand Slam 20 or 21 Dec. Will share expenses -
JAX iRI NEWS.TIGwb the spirit of Christmas. Irons, complete set of Bobby Jones' and driving. Toell ext. 479. '
woods, all In good condition. Also Ride from Green Cove Springs- to .
Now hear this! Monday, 22 December, at 1930 bag $55 takes all. Wilson golf shoes, NAS. Working hours 0800 to 1630. .
size t<,i. good condHron. $12. Lt. : Lt. Williams or Lt. Paul. ext. 573. .
the Salvation Army USO will be out to give a big Christmas party. There will be entertainment, girls, 209 Ride from 7th and South Drive, River
and good refreshments. Don't fail to after. Tennis rackets, Spauldlng, nylon view., to NAS. Working hours 0700to .
stop by
strings used lIktnlY once. Phone 1543. For two people. McAmlneh, .
the movie. 8-2095. 'Jas ext. 731. '
Fox fur coat, size 14, fur trimmed Two riders to share expenses and drive .
Girls hat. both In excellent condition. Also Ing to Newark K, J? first holiday
The from Jax will be out for
tat dvi eu. s f Stain Telephone a Nesco electric roaster complete with leave period. 1447 Chevrolet I with I
big Christmas Ward party. Watch the scheduleand pans and table. Chief Ron back. Bldg heater Phone 2-8749. Rathsom, after
put this date on your calendar.On 622 ext. 696. 1800.
Cocker spaniel Pedigreed of Two riders to share expense! and
champion stock ]Phone 24711. Mrs. driving to Memphis Tenn? first
24 December watch out for Santa Claus. He'll Lasek, or see at 4635 Colonial Ave, holiday leave period. Chief Foster
be there with bells on. He has promised to pay a Boston terrier pups, eight weeks old. ext. 233.Furnished.

TODAY'S HEADLINES personal visit to all patients.On I' Registered stock Select pedigreed now for Xmas.of champion Phone NAS No house children or or apartment pets. Will near pay

2-8195. Mr,.. Brunson, 1466 Cumber- up to $125. Lt. White, ext. 253 or
Atomic bombs ; labor troubles ; peace parleys 25 December there will be an Open House in land Road. ext. 8263.
Lady's blue coat size 12 to 14, Ride to Kansas City Missouri or vicinity -
black navy
) ; food shortages ; lack of housing ; Red Cross Recreation Hall from 14001600. There plaid coat with wolf collar size 12 first holiday leave period Will
markets nation fearing nation because they, will also be a Christmas party the same afternoon to 14. tan wool suit size 12 and pair share expenses and driving Chle-f
; I black King, TOB School NATTC. .. 428.
on Ward D-l. All you fellas who can't home of new medium-heeled dress "t.
do not understand one another ; rumors oi go shoes, size 9AAA. Sell reasonable. Three riders from Jav Beach to NAS
lawlessness come on down and let's spend Christmas together. Roberts, 1400 Cumberland Road : Leave Jan: Beach 0630: arrive at NAS
:war ; race hatred ; inflation ; ] I Four rooms of furniture coffee table" I 0745: leave NAS 1610. arrive Jax

confusion ; unspeakable suffering. Every day'' Mucho fun was had by all at the Red Cross large, and and other small articles rugs vacuum of furniture cleaner I I Beach MISCELLANEOUS 1713: Edwards, ext. 428. ,

just like the day before, only a day later. Dance last Tuesday night. We had many Rainbow Will sell living' room suite very Tutkev Shoot Sunday, 21 Dee 0030,
Girls and the band from Mainside really put cheap Must sell by Monday' Chief I nt Townsend Road off Standing
Then, suddenly it seems as though the out the good jive. The Canteen Ladies' did themselves Wright ext. 707, 1142 Allegheny Blvd, Two miles south of 103rd St.

wretchedness and the wrangling cease-if: proud on the good sandwiches and drinks General Rd, NAS utility trailer three excellent | Look red arrow.for Turkey H L Melster Shoot sign Route with 4,

only for one day. :Mails, shops, ships, trains, that they served. I tires. Suitable for hunting Phone Box 26-1

autos arms full of things-full of things to All patients be on the lookout for our next dance IT'S A TOUCH LIFE By Sleeves

be given away. Most of the time we wonder 13 January 1948. !

what we can get, but now we are eager to be-.

stow. Things to be given away useful I WHITE CAPS 11

things, useless things, costly things, and in

expensive things. Christmas comes in the Hy Jean O' rJ'ant, V2c

nick of time. It is like a shot in the arm,', Time waits for no one-so Christmas is sneaking
right up on us Everybody's mailing packages,
taking away the sting from suffering.The making reservations, and all sorts of plans are takIng -

amazing thing about Christmas i is shape around the buzzin' barracks. Certainly

that it brings forth the good that is foundin hope we'\e all been good little girls so Santa will t11
bring us something real nice. He might also be
the worst of men, to show what mightcome t
kind and take something away, namely this rain
forth every day. Christmas is an and fog! The gals must have prayed mighty hard

earnest prophecy of Christ's ultimate victory for rain, cause it hasn't missed a day since last

and its eternal quality. Its proclamation drill period was scheduled.The .
His party some of the girls went to last Satur-
is of stupendous joy. During
one day must have been real good. We're still getting
public ministry Christ said : "I am come belated reports on the happenings. Foley's "sand-

that my joy may be in you !" "I am come wiches" come to the barracks now, so she doesn't ;

that ye might have life and have it more have to go to the Chief's Club so often and
It seems she and Margaret Jones are giving Schen- :
abundantly. ley a run for her money it used to be Schen / vI ,
The happiness of Christmas need not expire was the only one we had to keep off the spare -

at midnight of December 25th. Christmas bunks. No insomnia among our "inmates". j
Here comes the Freedom Train and we're
be endless day. The that t
can an peace going to be right there, too. The list volunteers '
shines from our eyes on this day may re to march was only posted a short while when prac- I tTfi111111R! .-,.

main every day. Ill-will) becomes good-will, tically everyone's name appeared thereon.. Just a I ) '

thoughtlessness becomes thoughtfulness' bunch_ of patriotic people we are.e also need : .
help to decorate the barracks. No doubt all hands I -
despair becomes hope. remaining here for the holidays will be glad to make ,

Come, let us adore the Infant Christ. Attend the place seem like home. Already the topside I -

the special Chapel Services. Come to west wing looks like Christmas-tree row. I Hint-slow down when
Helpful going through
with clean heart and PFYO
Communion a
Holy a the door to the date rooms that ain't hay

mind at peace. Then the Peace of God it'. mistletoe Merry Christmas to all I Dear Santa: Pleat bring me a model train,, a model ship, a

:which passes all understanding will be ours and a very Happy New Year. model J"ttt forget the train and M>lp !**

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!; v Engine Overhaul by Carl VV.Plajer .

I P -If any of you people still

$ t do not have your Xmas shopping proud of our Christmas c'eroratioiis -

done. Woody will be glad to help I on the A&R Bldg. We know
; out down at Western Auto on :
/ 9. you old Santa has a two-weeks vacation -
Saturday. This week's special Is a I for each of us in tHat pack
: pop-up toaster which is so powerful he is CArrying.
that they are giving away (absolutely -
y4 We have jut; found nut the
free) catcher's mitt to
a reason for that big smile on Lt,
be used to catch the toast on the
: Gimbert's face. He ha? the most
' I fly. precious baby girl at his home
'%' This fellow, Woody. is really an and is very proud of her
interesting character Has he ever
Sure will miss Mollie Fountain
. told you about the dog he his at
Eddie Chesser and Frank Davis
home which C'1-wen the
phone from the Electric Shop We wish
- .. : u4. when no one I is home ** Well, when
them luck In their new jobs.
,r the phone rings, the dog removes
\ the receiver from. the hook end l Sure is nice to have Roy \Vf'I111:

w : bails l Into it and then hangs it in our shop now.

up again. All cf Woody' frien-l's We mis Sam H:\zourl tom our

ale familiar with this procedure, 'hop He- was tiofT ferred- to Assembly

but we keep wondering hose things Division.

_nn nn..H_.._______ 'HH' ',_" will turn out if the dog ever: Our deepest: sympathy to MrT
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISORS of the Public Works Department wore faced with their biggest comes down with a case of larya- Royal on his recent bet(a\ c.ment.I ,

headache ,of the year last week when they tried to solve the knotty problem of assigning sufficient g'tis Meycumb-r has!! blg-dcclcd him-

gL personnel to keep the station functioning: during the holiday period. With everyone desiring to spend I We are using this paragraph for I I self into the bomb-sl ht shop.

( the holidays at home, the men had to decide who had to remain on duty to operate facilities and to I the purpose of deleting the kind i What methods dd: you tnew;
.... provide maintenance services Here J. F, Nettles I It remarks which had intended tones
-, necessary R. J. Moseley, and F H. McKinley, we or the some old style ?
left to right), lay aside_ their ice packs and black coffee as they plunge Into a stack of leave request I It' directing at Maurice Taylor up Johnnie Knowlton failed to
--- ------ until the time he ruined this writers
-- ----- come to work one day. He had a
oratorical masterpiece la.;t good excuse, but we still liilnk It
ISUPP.LY. INSIDE liI5lt'Je tiilD week by misinterpreting certain was kennel-club fever

; brilliant adjectives which I was Earl Jones is slowly working his .

PUBLIC WORKSChristmas TheInspectors using to describe my talents and i II way up to leadingman Every

= ?, SALLIES ability to a small but interested I I I time the leadingman leaves his

4 is just around the audience. I chair Jones goes to it a.d sits

... .. I coiner and that, together with the Engine Overhaul said farewell down just getting the feel of .lth..

1 extended leave period, is furnIshing By Helen Burnette last week to a familiar and very we think

,i the chief topic of conversa- Big event of the past week win popular figure when Leading Charlie Parrish went deer hunt-
I tlon in this department. Jennie the Inspection Department Party', Chief Harris checked out to N- ing last Saturday and one passed

.. TOME I[ Kopec reports that in the Transportation -I I held at the CPO Club on December : tire from the Navy after more within twenty feet of him. Yep, he

'Tthe night before Christmas i Section the boys are 9th Lt. Freeman and his attractive I than twenty years of service. If missed It. Of course he blamed it

When all through the house ,t sending Santa Claus their hope bride and Lt. (jg) May you happen to read this, Chief*, on the gun, but we think he needs

Not creature "M stirring i lists. W. M. Adams wants a little and his lovely wife were present you can rest assured that we will glasses

They all Mere too sensed.r !. red wagon and a billie goat for Everyone had an enjoyable time miss you around these parts and Shop 727 will sure be lonesome
i !I his station transportation. Adams and the word is thr.t those who I hope we'll be seeing you oftenIn I after the 19th as most of our fellow -
says the goat must be one that did not the future. workers will be gone.
: really missed a
go good
The stockings were hungliy has learned to use "Arid". Mae time. I Power Plant Panorama: Charlie Joe Philips!! also went deer hunting

.' the chimney with carThey'd *!-- I Jeffords wants a "Sparkle Plenty" Glad to welcome J. J. Vrbon- Hart marveling at a Marine who Saturday no bucks killed.
;/: been worn for a week,
And needed the air. 'doll and J, J. Moates a slide cic back from the hospital. We said "Good morning"' at the Main But how about the "dough" Joe?

trombone-to toot his own horn, missed having you with us Chief, Gate one day recently Woody Sorry that Rusty is! out sick.
I he says W. P. Coggina wants a and hope you have entirely recovered -' sweating out a new arrival who, We wish her a speedy recovery.
Ain't heered fer sure but understand few fifths of anti-freeze, COD' from your recent illness. at the time of this writing is Your reporter and the Accessories -

... there's an authoritative I preferably, and Willie Dauphinsays I Who is the inspector in Engine I about two weeks overdue. If you Division wish each one of
....,.........iHmor circulating that the Fridays he is tired of wearing the Overhaul known by his have been looking for Woody try you a Merry Xmas and a Hap-
I .; S following the holidays will tie he got last Xmas and wants : friends as "Red Cap?" many the phone booth All the male I py New YNr.

'..Ji.be semi-holidays, too, like the one I a new one. (He prefers a beer- Frank Sinatra's reputation as'' of the species wondering what will Planning Division-by M>>klpa-

I : lifter Thanksgiving. 'I foam yellow one.) Last week Willie : the nation's top "Swooner Croon- be good to look, at around here With the Xmas and New Yearholidays'on

"', FINALE. Viona Townsend, dazzled the Transportation er" is now at stake. With the girls after Lois Collins checks out on the way the Panning;

<" .'<*".whose tonsils have just been le- Section by wearing & stiff-bosom I in the A&R plus a few from the I the 19th Everyone trying to Division will once again submit a
"" ..' shirt under his red tie. The front figure out the Xmas column.
: I moved, will fly Saturday to Beaumont Dispensary already murmuring i Day "spec.nlturkey
-., .". >' Texas,' to visit her new piece of the shirt was so stiff "ahs" and "ohs", there is no doubt | dinner" to be served at the Here's hoping if will be a

'..... grandson .. Wedding bells will : Willie couldn't bend over. Louise as to the outcome when Chief >cafeteria for 75 cents. Who is playing j "White Xmas". for the personnel
ring during the holidays for OarieG1J1. Bragg says she wants a choo- Cartier receives his "built-up" 'I Santa Claus ? Ens. Mr- who will be journeying north for
choo train for Xmas, completewith shoes from Clurkin busily copying 'the holidays. ,With so many leaving -
Oarle didn't give us the ex- Santa Claus. He will i recipes I
'elusive on that dope, however engineer. The enlisted per- then be tall, dark, and what ? I from Susie's cook book Bill It is impossible to mentiona
Mildred McNeiley pulled out for sonnel in Transportation enjoyeda Sorry your little son is ill, Chief j Kenyon doing a lot of nail-biting i list of names' and destinations.But !!.

.-1, Oklahoma City last week to join. fine party on the station Sat- Wood. We sincerely hope he ia i about a secret which doesn't exist I we wish each one a very

.the mister there, who was dis- urday and want Santa to bring much better now. All visitors being "warm- pleasant trip.It .
them more of the same. ly" received In Ben of- I is certainly a relief to see
'harged.recently. Why is Ma R. G. Sanders, AETM2c, inspector Tingen's
Sheffield making baby sacks for In the Maintenance Section, in Electronics left Monday'I fice last week Mildred Smith I Mattie B. Wood's smiling countenance

Macie Allen, or didn't you know? Mary Rodgers reports that W V. morning for a thirty-day leave. : proving herself to be a very Inefficient -: in our midst again after'the

You haven't forgotten that Strum came to work Monday He plans to spend Christmas with i I and unreliable messenger : recent serious illness of her
the Freedom Train will be here I morning with a black eye and an his folks in St. Louis. Mo. We Red Burton heckling his little' mother. This reporter speaks for
original excuse. H* he friends in the harness the entire department in wishing
., tomorrow, have you ? Your reporter I says got know he will have an enjoyable shop
caught up with it in Boston 'I up to answer the phone late at Christmas. Charlie Coker playing Teddy Roosevelt Mrs. Wood a speedy recovery.Our .

last October and can prom- night and drowsily jabbed the Christmas Is just around the I Engineering reporter will

ise you it's worth all the waiting phone in his eye. He woke up corner Here's wishing everyone And now, dear reader, if you not be back with us next year.

you'll have to do Susetta (soon long enough to tell the man that of you a MERRY CHRIST have progressed- this far the writ' Fred pleasing personality, pleasant
. to be Horton) Adams se/ft two I he had the wrong number and express MAS AND A HAPPY NEW er would like to take this opportunity smile and bright ties, as wellas

t dozen roses to her BF at the hospital a definite and strong opine I YEAR. to extend his warmest best all his other likeable qualities -
ion of the caller's I' will be missed very much
probable andl
-one for each tonsil which i ancestors I wishes for your happiness
were yanked out last week I Bart Dockrell has the Christ- Bldg. Betty Herrington says she good fortune throughout this holiday i around A&R. Heard him say he

Fat Jones expects to do a little mas l'plrit-he wants Santa to I i,, hopes Santa brings everyone what season and during the coming I was either going to Kansas or
b-ball refereeing during the sea- bring Charlie Turner a radar set. they want and that everyone away year. Please let me admonish yOU I the big attractionout

eon Engine Parts, of the Turner drives his car to worn I I' can spend Xmas at home. A nice not to laugh at the various Santa I there Fred ? We hope Engineering -

.. Bowling League, which started and Dockrell rides with him, but thought there. As for the Public Clauses you may see on the corners will find another reporterto

.,.. with such an expert-setting score, on foggy, misty mornings (so unusual -I Works Officer and his staff, they next week. It may be this fill Fred's shoes capably
1 Both "Little" Doris
is beginning to slide Anony- to Jax), Turner rides righton would probably be content with a writer trying to earn a living dur- and "Big"Doris
have been
mous memo to us: "Solution of a by Dockrell's corner unless he I department that made no errois' ing the twoweekacaUon.. (No keeping hospital
problem-To shorten the visit cf sees him there waving a burning That's one which would even annual leave, you know. ) beds warm these days. Hurry and
relatives and friends who overextend match or something Frank Me- stump ol" st. Nick. i come back to work gals
Plant Dhlslon Walt Fletcher
-by -
.Mrs Rugie will be tomorrow
Klnley and Cone Revels leaving us -
on I
their welcome, take themto agree I
-This reporter on behalf of ,
Good luck, Janet it's
and what they want for Xmas-a win- ,
the dog races inveigle
those concerned takes this
oppor- really been swell
ning University of Florida football 1 knowing you.
them into betting Works :jv- -------u-T- tunity to extend to all division em- 1
cry time." RM is just a friend I team next year. Don't writ I Q @ Gossip ployes "A Very Merry Christmasand i review DivisionbyFredClineLet's a few
highlights -
Santa for that,
of the family, AS EC boys-try. Frank '
says a most Joyous and Prosperous
Leahy of 1947 in A&R It seemsas
and LK fit comfortably in our telephone -- ---- -- --- New Year. Here's hoping Santa
though the stork outran Dan
booths, 'tis told EC Connie Hecht in Design is taking Did you notice that big smileon brings to all health and happinessin
Cupid as as
Engineering was!!
(not the same one) and AW lunch- advantage of the long leave the face of Neva Harris when '48.
ing together frequently Several I period to visit the big citY-New j !she reported for work Monday I concerned. There were eight
One of our most esteemed and born and five marriages.Of .
Christmas parties are scheduled York. Better take some anti-- morning? She certainly had a
this week and next Th freeze, Connie Bill Truesdale, in good reason to smile, for Lady long-time reporters for Breezing course, the biggest highlightof
Around A&R Fred E. is the entire
Clyne, year is the fact that
Labor & Equipment party last 7ND Maintenance, Just returned Luck pointed her finger Neva'sway
leaving for his home town Wichita is out"
your reporter "checking
it's from a short assignment in Mi and she became the proud
week was a whiz-bang, report-
Kansas. We will certainly miss signing that Is. It has really been
. ami. Bill says the weather was possessor of a $100 bill. Neva
cheerful smile Fred, and swell with all
your I working you people.Oh .
clear, dry, and beautiful-just like said there certainly must be a
CLUSIVE (ISCOOp No.2) successful in I it's
hope are forgot, down
{\ \ng about the time this after- here in Jax adv( .). Ernie Way, Santa somewhere. She Is going to your you new surroundings.very I here. I won't that"y'all"I've shakenall
l 1 Vi that read this Oretha 7ND Inspector of Construction, use the money to fly home to Iowa I say
you the Florida sand
I out
Fred (Bones) Ricketts received my
will announce also came up from the Palm for the holidays, we understand I Ift.
Dougherty officially shoes because who knows what
from Charles Atlas to
her engagement to Ken Wilkins of Beach area, looking sun-tanned Bob Hall followed the old trendof tomorrow brings.
his biceps. It claims to
the Wilkins Family and will don and healthy. It's difficult to un- I trading in an old jalopy for a Improve It Jack
seems as though Silver
make a man out of in 30 days.
derstand why would live in you I
before anyone later model, but we understandthat
her "quittin'time"
sparkler just "Wolf" to Is bach-
the North when they could live If Atlas did it, why can't you, ( you guys a
Bob Taylor reversed the
today. Newspaper announce- pro- Fred? elor for a while. Better behave,
ment will follow In a few days, in the South That's North Flor- cess last week when he traded in Jack.
The section has
have been ida, we mean. his '42 Chevy for a '40 rattle Drafting a new
and tentative plans j wagon member, Arnold Hassoldt, who Did any of you pee the dog in
made for the nuptial vows which I Xmas has also invaded the AdwKhes -a Ford. What's the matter, hails from Public Works. We hope Engineering last week Someonetold

will be exchanged Saturday Jan- ----- Taylor? you like it here, Arnold. me he came in to replace
uary 31st, about 3 P. M. in the to utilize the Supply Sallies "'e have been informed that if Fred (Benny) Garst is one cf "Buz" Gamache on the drafting
- rectory of I. C. The wedding itself I column to extend to all Supply you want to Invest your money on the chief distributors of coffee, board.

will be private but a reception personnel a very Merry Christmas a sure thing, you should contact ,doughnuts and candy for the Xmas Let's have a bang-up party herein

follows at 4 at the Windsor I and a hope that the New Year Harry Horton for expert advice" parties to be held on the 19th. engineering tomorrow. Roll up

II'... S Hotel, to which all of you are will bring nothing but the best on picking winners at the kennel Accessories nh'IIlon-by!! Dorothy the rugs, throw back the chairs,
invited and expected. The Wilkins, to all hands lie knows that we club. Wonder why Harry still M. Williamson We are and shake a leg to the tune of
r as they will be then, met in Supply shall jill be back at the same drives that "ole Jalopy" ? I Charles Hoard and his ramblers

some two years ago an'd their stand following the leave- period With the coming of the Christ- :S. Bag-gett and hubby downstate, (ex-fiddler champion of Florida, he

romance has been eyed speculatively with nothing but the best Inten- mas season, many of the IRD> personnel i and Herman Griffia to Georgia. says).
by Supply-era for the last six tions of rendering the usual number will travel far to spendthe As this is the last issue of the Mary and Calvin Daniels had

... months. All your friends wish you ono<< service to the station." holidays with their families .Jax Air News for this year, your an addition to their family last
I... ,. two all the happiness in the world, And sjnce Sallies: won't be back: Loraine Phifer and family to ]reporter wishes to extend his best week. The new little puppy and

Oretha and Ken. again until next year, your rep Brunswick, Maine; Frances Green- ,wishes to all for a Merry Christ- Tinker should be very happy

FROM THE SKIPPER ComOr.llum porter adds his own best wishesfor way and family to New Jersey" ; mas and a Happy and ProsperousNew Merry Xmas and Happy New

nay, "The Supply Officer the Holiday Season to alL Betty Harris to Tennessee; Ola Year. rear!


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Editorial Offices lor NATTC Section! South Win*
Ot NATTC Auditorium. Bldg. 563. Tel. Ext. 8171.Editoi .

Robert J. Wehllng. Sic __
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MOVIE SCHEDULE I CDR C. 1C. Dodda ,CDR. R. F. Blythe I.
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I Virginia Christine. Shows at 1730 and 2015. ..
Andrews and Merle Oberon. Shows at 1730 and 2015 on Friday and From Aviation Fundamental ,

1100. 1730 and 2015 on Saturday. AT NATechTraCen SchoolI SERVICE THIS WEEK
SUNDAY--THE PRETENDER, with Albert Dekker and Cath

erine Craig. Shows at 1400. 1730 and 2015. Commander C. R. Dodds officially guess you may have noticed Commander R. F. Blythe is be-
MONDAY AND TUESDAY CASS TIMBERLANE, starring took hU duties this this
over new that Christmas is getting near, ing detached from the Navy
Lana Turner and Spencer Tracy. Shows at 1730 and 2015. week as Superintendent of Train but it means very little to yours week after nearly six years of active -
\\EDNESDAY-THE STORK CLUB with Betty Hutton and ing at NATTC, replacing Com- truly and ditto for Gizz, as he's service with the Naval Re
Don DeFore. Shows at 1730 and 2015. mander R. -F. Blythe, who Is be- still on the mattress. The only serve. He has been here at NATTC
... THURSDAY-THE FLAME, starring John Carroll and Vera ing detached from active duty. thing it does mean is that every since 20 October 1914. -
Ralston. Shows at 1730 and 2015. Comdr. Dodds' first contact with
one is going to leave, especially In CDR. Blythe was called Into
the Navy came in 1933 when he Material, so through the Christmas active service in February of 1942,
}'b AVCS 73 DO-ABOARD was admitted to the Naval Acad holidays, the Material office will right after the bombing of Pearl
FLEEl'S IN Open nightly 17302130.( Bldg. 617 emy at Annapolis, graduatingthere be known as Stradley's REST Harbor, and was sent to Quonset
Sandwiches and snacks available. sBO'.VLJMG with the class of 1937. After HOME, (you can knock on the Point, Rhode Island for indoctrination -
-Sx alley in Ship Service avail. graduation he was assigned to door and If you know the password I training. Following that,
atj'.f: ail oei onnet Monday through Saturday, t the U.S.S. Arizona and served I you may get in). But thereis he was ordered to the Naval PreFlight -
1700-2130. League games have priority. ) I' aboard her from 1937 to 1939. one unmistakable sign of the il School at the University of
when he was assigned to Flight Lesko i made OinC of Rec-
Arne UUUAUl Located In Auditorium. season's spirit as Willy Iowa, and was
Training at Pensacola, graduatingfrom busies himself preparing Christmas !,I ognition. The Commander was
Opeu .1 nua>. i ue-uay, r.ursday and Friday 1300 to
that in 1040. I
decorations for the trees in back on familiar -
2100 Wednesday. 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sun. therefore, once more
day. 1230 to 2100. From there, his duties earned front of 425. He just came back territory, as the U. of Iowa
him first to the USS Texas, thence I from leave too! Also returningfrom I I I is his alma mater. In the middle
to the Arkansas during the periodof leave was Joe Bannanas, or i twenties, CDR. Blythe had quite as.;.
ATHLETIC GKAJl Available at Gear Lock. 1910 to 1943, where he was !done of the bunch, which called for ''a reputation as a Quarterback in .
L'nyoical Training Department, Bldg. 519. {l Senior Pilot on the catapulted an Immediate get together of the I the Big Ten at the U. of Iowa
c/ t planes. During 1913 to 1915 he was major typhoons In the Tucker I and Northwestern University, the
l'IXXIS-Racquets and balls available at PhysicaJ Executive Officer and later Commanding Corp. In the coffee mess in 520. school he transferred to Iowa from.

raining Bldg. 513.SWIMMINGIndoor Officer ot VPB-130. In One of the typhoons got a set I I On October 6, 1912, he received
March of 1945 he waa ordered to back, as some meany caused his orders for NAS Grosse Isle, Mich-
the Staff of ComAir7th Fleet flannel to be cut up, but maybe I igan as OinC of Ground Training
and served there until September: your buddys (brown bagger of there. One year later found the
; Pool. Dally, Monday through 1945. It was in July of 1945 that '
J) course) can use it for diapers Commander on the move again,
Friday-1800 to 2100. Saturday-0900 to 2100; Comdr. Dodds was advanced to his now. Att'n Echelechter; (is that 'this time to NAS Glenvlew, Illinois -
Sunday-1300 to 2100 present rating of full Commander. right) ? During the week Valele where he was made OinC of
November, 1945 found him backat left for Memphis; our boy G-lover, Ground School, a Job that took
his old stomping grounds, but is In the clouds; he met a girl andis care of all training activities oth-
BlNGO--Every Thursday evening at the NATTCenter Ship's in a different capacity. He was in like Flynn, ay G-Lover! Aft- er than actual flying.
Service in Snug Harbor (rear entrance) from 2000 till 2230. Sponsored now in the Executive Departmentof er a safari in the wilds of Florida, I CDR. made his third
by the Navy Wives Club of Jacksonville. Proceeds for the Nur- the Naval Academy. This tour "Bring-em Back Alive" Cross pro- stripe, and Blythe given the right to

irv.. of duty lasted only a short time duced a 237-lb. hawg. He reports I wear "scrambled eggs" on 5 No-
.vilERC TO GO-ASHORE until March of 1946, when he was he took it with a submarine at- vemb.er 1945.
made Commanding Officer of Fas- tack, applying a hawg-lock and a .
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SALVATION ARMY CLUB, formerly at 122 W. Forsyth Street ion 1. This job he held until October toss back, to take the first fall in 140 million other people have
U now located at 900 Liberty Street. 200 Bed Dormitory which in- 1947, when he was orderedto three minutes. Good work Goldy, I 1 found. I know the dogs are per
cludes locker and shower, $50. A snack bar breakfast lunch and
NATTC Jax.Crowds but how'd you keep your britches manent around 425: now. Why?
short orders served at reasonable prices. t I up after you lashed him down? I i Because I saw one of them tied up
WHERE TO GO ASHORE: NCCS Club at Church and Newnar
Those of who have noticeda in front of the building today.
Streets. Club open daily from 1700 to 2300, Saturdays 1200 to 2400 you watch. Where
ExpectedOn in certain Guess was on
permanent lump a
Sundays 1000 to 2300. Dances Wednesdays and Thursdays, Saturdaysand I
sack in the lower wing, may be interested was the other one Ware, sleepingIn
Sunday i ;mform required on Saturday and Sunday.
-- Station Links to know it's Bridges, one ?
of the boys from Yellow Water. Well I'd like to express my
The reason you haven't seen him I Christmas tidings now, to all of
DO keep tree in water from time During HolidaysThough around is because of the lump, butyou've you that won't be here for Christ
I mas so a Very :Merry Christmas to
no tournaments are on probably heard his Buddy, ,
you bring it home.Make fresh saw the station golf schedule, Jack KO Perkins the famous Middle- I I all of you.Here's .

cut across trunk base before Harvey, the station pro, announced weight pugilist (that means fighter the regular report on our
last week that many golfersare Perkins). high students for the graduating
setting up. Place tree in water- expected to take to the links Foul rumors are flying again class, they were as follows: It. II. '
about another shake-up in the :Mortimer with 82.55 and S. J1. "'
containing holder,and fill it doily. over the holidays. According to )
Harvey the main attraction for Brks, as defects have been discov- I Gorsk, with a final grade of 81.831
Remove dry tree from premisesimmediately the expected crowd will be the ered In the heads we are now us !J
after holidays. new greens. ing. It may mean a move backto Doctor: "How is the patient this.
About three weeks ago, the reg- the other end, or a nightly hike I morning?"
ular greens were secured and play down there for a shower. You Nurse: "Much better. He Just
-r N k was confined to the temporary can't win! Fm waiting for the tried to blow the foam off the
DON'T attach too many light greens to permit sowing of winter picture of the year, namely PappySee medicine."
rye grass. Early last week, the engaged in his favorite occu-
strings to one outlet, and be sure grass was in good condition and pation. Hope It comes out Black- "Dull party, isn't it?"

[imitation ;is not worn or socket the course was opened once more. Snake, but what about your grill "Yeah.
Harvey also announced an increase Pap I read a report that one of "Let's go home."
loose. A blown fuse is the signalof In the monthly dues of the our boys is doing pretty well for "Can't. I'm the boat"

a dangerous overload. Be course. From now on officers himself, it seems P. A. Foster Is
tt must pay 1.50: and their dependents working for Consolidated Vultee A necking party Is an affaK'
sure fuses are right size. Neveruse $1.00. For the enlisted men, Aircraft of Fort Worth as an inspector that Invariably lasts until somebody -
a penny in fuse socket. dependents' dues will be !50 cents He also reports that civilian gives In, gives up, or gives
and naval personnel. $) 00 tiff is pretty good as about out.



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Held Tuesday : : : REGIONAL MEET

.t AuditoriumThe Tampa, Florida was the scene
of a regional National Rifle Association -
Inter-division boxing smoker meet. NATTC was ably
got off to a rollicking start represented by M. K. Bell, ACOM
Tuesday night at the NATTC auditorium B F. Preston, AOM1; F. F. Ded-

when M. J.* Reuss, L. K, : ? rick, AFC1, and H. G. Morris,
Doyal, II. C. Crane, W. F. Rob. *, ACOM. These men all took honors
erts and T. R. Huggins from AF. ;I in the rifle event by placing
22 met in a blindfolded battle roy against such worthy competitionas
al. When the five minute bell the crack Cuban rifle team and
sounded there were three fight. I numerous Florida state, county
ers left standing in th ring, and : and city police teams.
just which three they were was Sunday, 14 December, the

anybody's guess. I NATTC team, led by team cap.
After the humorous battle royal tain, Chief Bell won the following
real entertainment for the 1 s I awards from the National Rife Association
evening begun. Judges Lt. ComdrH. I I and the Florida Police
Knickelbine and Lt. R. W I Pistol League: Bell-Bronze med
Westover took their respective I 04, 9 k I al for Timed Fire Match and the
places, with Jack Fisher referee 'N.R.A. Expert Marksman medaL
ing and the main bouts began I Bell's score was 287 out of a possible

Gaul of TAF won the first 300. Preston won the Master -

match by forfeit when a TEB :I Marksman medal from the
fighter met with an Injury before N.R.A. with a score of 292 out of

the fight in the 119 to 126-pound I 300. Dedrick won the Expert ,
C. F. Miller of TEB out. I Marksman medal from the N.R.A
_ught "Red" Olson for a TKO with -the score of 285 out of 3OOV"

.. in the third round, to provide fl 1 Morris won the Marksman Medal
.- fine fight. Mills, of TAF fougnt \ from the N.R.A. with a score of

Masanet, of TOB to a three- 1T j 275 out of a possible 300.
round decision for the 127 to The NATTC team had only had
135-pound class. Masanet was a one weeks practice before participating -
southpaw and the bout was unus : in this meet and therefore -
l. ual in that respect. c-! 1ht they showed up remarkablywell
Burton, of TAF, fought Scott, .4 against highly
teams that entered this match
of TEA for three rounds to edgeout
New men are needed on this team
decision the Scott
a on fight. alt
p and any NATTC man interested In
had made previous appearances
I joining the squad sheuld contact
aboard NATTC last year as a
Chief M. K. Bell at Ext. 794.
Yellow Water
member of the .
boxing team. The 148 to 160-
pound class went to Lopez, of
TAF, who narrowly escaped TOB'sL. Division Basketball

E. Binger's wicked left jabs
This fight was a fast moving bout Scheduled To Start
which Lopez clinched in the third

." and final round. Garner of TOB % .tty't k After Holiday LeaveOn
took on Meyer of TEB for the l
161 to 175-pound class and won January sixth, the six NAT
the match easily after some good, ; ; l TC basketball teams will start
hard fighting with the scrappy their one month tournament, with
TED fighter. The 176 and ov-r the Bulldogs playing the Tigers.
class went to Stachowak of TAI r Both the Ordnance team and the
as he nosed out Burnett of TEB Tigers, consisting of TEA and the
after three grueling rounds of Marines, have as yet been untriedon

boxing.Mr. eL, the hardwoods, and so pre-

W. K. Welch, official and ..... game predictions on who will
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announcer for the bouts, compli- emerge the victor will be difficultto
". mented all the participants in the THESE HAITI YOUNG MEN are the NATTC Intra Division Football All-Stars. The top pic- make. All teams involved in
fights for their fine exhibition of ture, front row, left to right includes the first team made up of: Goforth, J. L., from Overton, Texas. | the league are now making rapid
, sportsmanship. A great deal of Hurst, W. L., from Pelham, Ga. Powell, D. L., from Wilmington, Del. I-lint en, J. S., from Atlanta, I developments and shaping up
.u.: credit for the success of the smoker Ga. Mahoney, C. J., from Rochester, Minn. Farr, E. C., from South Bend, Ind. and Holden, E., from squads before the holiday leaves
goes to Jack Fisher, who refereed Tampa, Fla. The back row from left to right: Lubinski, L. A., from Chicago, Ill. Moffett, D. L., make practice impossible. Com-
' the fights, and to Bob Per from Griffith, Ind., and Beard, D. W., from Clar-endon, Texas. Miaeing from this picture is Lewis petition will be tough this year
kins who assisted the boxers. D. K., who shipped out before this team was selected. as there is a fairer distributionof
The bottom picture Is of the vaunted second string All-Stars and reading left to right on the personnel among the teams.

bottom row: Luscombe, G. L., from Chicago, 111. Cross, J. R., from Fair Oaks, Calif. Jistel, M.: J., The Adders, made up of the
Bingo Jackpot JumpsTo from Cameron, Texas. Sredneja S., from Donora, Penn., and Fowler, N. D., from Greeley, Col. smaller divisions on the base
The rear row includes the second string backfield of: Otto, R. E., from East Lansing, Mich. Rusk, should finish the season high in

S157.00 TonightTonight D. C., from Chicago, Ill Brittain, M. G, from Mt. Holly, N. C., and Gibson, W. W., from Caspar, the standings. The Wildcats and
Wyo. Bearcats are unknown threat

promptly at 2000 will and, of course, the AvFund squad
do not work out quite as he ex-
be the last time anyone can hopeto will certainly be in the race all
And those who under-
win any easy money in the TOB Wins Swim new eooI:3 I stand pected.baseball lingo (it defeatsme the way. The Bulldogs and the Tigers
Bingo games, held each Thursday I will show their stuff on the
,) will like "Good field, no hit",
evening in Snug Harbor behind Meet Tuesday I opening game of the season and
by Duane Decker. Johnny Mad-
Ship's Service until after the that game will undoubtedly show
NATTC Library I igan was a snappy, well-liked third I
just how tough competition will
holiday season. With 38 PointsThe
i baseman-fast in the field but a be this
tonight is tho year.
And especially,
I failure at bat and the writ-
Gamow of the sports
last time before 8 January when TOB Ordnance School George one The official start of the season,
dubbed him field
ers "good no
anyone can hope to win the big surged ahead in the race for the world's leading physical scientists and the ensuing race for the
hit. Johnny's big chance comesin
of $157J)0.) It wouldbe last week by win- I and the basketball
Bingo Jackpot Captains Trophy has written a book attemptsto I the form of a spring tryout with championship
most time to win NATTC InterdivisionSwim be looked forward
a opportune ning the assemble the most interestingfacts the Blue Sox. He has trials and trophy can eagerly
it, too, with so many expenses Meet and the accompanying ''tribulations and it looks like to 'liS the height In roundingout
and theories of modern science a good
around Christmas and Sparked by full and successful of
coming up Swimming Trophy. a year
to who can't
story-even one understand -
New Year. On how large the Fred "Queenie" Stahle, the ord- for the lay-scientist. Thisis the lingo. r sports aboard this base. Because

__. crowd, the amount the winner receives nance squad of Warrick, Collins, "One, two, three infinity." I I of the proposed move to Memphis
in every game depends. Peterbok, Rixey, Grasser, Norton He takes up such! questions as I this season's basketball tournament
Most of the games are played for and Carrington won the meet witha "whether space can be bent, whya There was a young man named will not carry points toward
5c a card. A few .though, are total of 38 points, five points rocket shrinks, and many like I Malone. the Captain's Trophy.
played at lOc, which of course better than the closest competitors them. He develops his own recent -I Who was cleaning his pants at his .

makes the winnings bigger, and TAF and TEB. AvFund and theory of stellar explosions I home, SHORT, SHORT, STORY
one game, known as Blackout, sells TEB tied for second place in the and goes into the extremely important He used gasoline, "Are you a Marine ?"
for 25c, and the prize is a flat $20. meet with 33 points apiece. TLT new explanation of the And that's all that was seen, "No, I was kicked in the face
The Bingo contests are held each came in next with a total of 24 origin of the solar system." He Of Malone, his pants, or his home. by a horse."
and every Thursday night from points and SAD placed last with I Includes natural and artificial --

2000 to 2230, sponsored by the only six points. numbers, the fourth dimension and I'LL RACE YAH!! .
Wives Club. Proceeds go The 50 Meter Free Style was I the atomic theory. The book supplies
the Nursery for Navy children, won by Blumquist of TLT in 0.31.3 background knowledge for an
sponsored by the Navy Wives with Stahle of TOB right behindat understanding of the wonders of
Club. 0.31.4. Stoffel of TAF took the modern science.In .
100 meter Breast Stroke in 1.48.9. "Rilly of the White House.
AS: "I don't like the weather The 100 meter Back Stroke was Mike Reilly gives one a cop's eye
down here." won by Grasser of TOB in 1.45.4 view of Roosevelt and the events
Jaxon: "Well, pardner, just waita with Chief Perper of TLT comingin that were shaking the world. For
minute and It'll change." second at the time of 1.47. four years Reilly's job was to pro- Ca' S
Stahle took the 100 meter Free tect the President, and his methods :
Mother-"Mary, get off that Style for TOB in a neat 1.14.2. The had to be fast and sometimes ; a
Bailor's lap." Three Meter Diving was won by unorthodox. Being locked into a
Daughter-"No, Mother, I was Spencer of SAD and Spencer has wheel-chair or rigid steel brace.
here first." since been invited to turn out and FDR could not himself escape from

dive for the Varsity Swim team. 1 guns, daggers, bombs, poison, gas :
The Australian girl slapped the Alexander of TEB placed secondin 1 I' or the well-known blunt instru- .C z t
Bailor's face and said: "What Diving. |I ment. Reilly had to get an arm-
you're fighting for is back home." won ored build special Presidential
_______ The 150 meter Medley was ; car a
n. by TLT's entree of Blumquist, Per- I railroad car, devise a special
A REMINDER per and Fowler, and they were airplane-so constructed that the
timed at 1.57.3. TOB came in i enemy couldn't tell from the air
We're passing: this little reminder second with Collins, Rixey, and 'that its ramp had been designed
on to you, with the idea Stahle swimming for that team. I for a man in a wheel chair. Reil

that perhaps you haten't already The final event in the tournamentwas ly's admiration for "The Boss" is
gotten theord.. Public the 200 meter Free Style Med- 'obvious and he provides a human

Law 507 allows you to Bend let- ley. Carrington, Collins, Warrickand : and Intimate picture of Roosevelt
This law Stahle took this event for TOB 'with interesting sidelights on the
ters free of postage.
timed at 2.12.5. President's family, his closest
was made a few years back and Comic were of the meet was Chief I, friends and his famous guests and --r""__ ..."....,.._....,.,," .... <, -
Public Law 190, passed to Perper's son, Jimmy. At the ripe : hosts.A YOUNG JIMMY PEHPEIl is getting ready to give TOB swim
coiifcels free postage
all ,servicemen, etfectUe old age of three and a half Jim- I satisfactory story for sports team captain, Fred Stahl the race of his life in the recent swim
ill my is quite an accomplished swim- addicts is "Gridiron Challenge" by ming tournament that TOB won last week. Jimmy has been swimming
December, 1947. letter So If you'rebehind I mer and diver. Jimmy displayedhis I Jackson Scholz. The scene is a most of his young life, he is all of three and a half, and is.
In your mall writing them aquatic talents, to the delightof 'state university and the hero a also a fearless diver. Chief Perper, the proud papa of this merbaby,

or now-for Christmas nothing.Cards, I the spectators, by swimming a cocksure young man who expects I taught jus.or all that he knows, and believe us he knows plenty
quick 50 meters once, just for drill. to win laurels ea..sily-but things when it comes to swimming.




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