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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 25, 1948
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Vol. 55--No. 50


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

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U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

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PREPARING' FOR SUNRISE___AJ.. SERVICE,".. 'L'... I'WIaaI Only One Week Left in



1 Red Cross Fund Drive



'48 Total May Fall rar Short Of

_____ Amount Raised In Previous Years
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iT' ____ The 1918 Red Cross Fund Campaign here is lagging1

4_ badly, it was revealed yesterday, with but one short week

'1 ( remaining to turn the "tide. As of Tuesday morning, only
$1,759.32 had been raised at NAS for the Red Cross Fund,
'and indications were that the total collected here wouldbe

far lower than any previous year.
Chaplain Robert L. Murphy,
general chairman of the Navy
r FINAL RIF AT NAS drive was issuing instructions to
5$ j : departmental representatives this
week to redouble their efforts in
5 an attempt to give the campaign
: TO BEGIN 1 APRILThe added momentum.

a : : "Even if you have already com-
5 last sizeable reduction pleted your solicitation, go back
m-force. bringing the on board and make another stab at it," the
civilian personnel count down to Chaplain was understood to have
I told the division chairmen.
the recently-announced ceiling Many factors were believed to
which is effective on 16 May be involved in this year's reduced
will begin 1 April, it was an- contributions. Among the military
i nounced in Industrial Relations personnel, the move of NATTC
4a Department Memorandum No. 4- to Memphis and the impending:
48 issued last week separation of a large number of
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two-year men were credited as
The reduction, involving
approximately i I being responsible for the small
475 Group II and III em- collection Reduction-in-force and
L ..L ployees, brings the station downto other uncertainties have been
its of
peacetime complement
I keeping the total from civilian
915 IVb and 2335
Group GroupII
I employees lower than in previous
III, and IVa employees. The
k last of work for affected years.
day persons -
With a last-ditch effort being:
this reduction will be 11
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} wA May I it is hoped that contribu-
:; It was pointed out that while tions turned in to Field Director
sS this is expected to be the last Allen G, Scarbrough office dur-
.. large-scale cut in civilian personnel ing the next week will swell the
minor reductions will become total at least to the $3,000 mark.
pi neceSisaiy from time to time In order Last year over $4.000 was raised
to place career employees here during the Red Cross drive.
: from other activities or in casesof .
decreased workloads in certain 'I

i SSY departments i Hobby Opening
1. The memorandum also revealed Shop
that employees who received reI'I Attracts Sizeable
diiLtiun-in-force notices on 26 and
: 1 27 February were issued amendments I!
: Qa to their notices extending Crowd Monday Night
b then last day of work to 9 April
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Physical Training and Welfare
c instead of 30 March
raised the curtain on the Mamside
{ ;4f j terS : iw I I, Hobby Shop Monday night at 1900
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HYMNS BY THE PROTESTANT: CHOIR will] highlight h- EastSunns Se M.-e a' !M AS Sun- ST. AUGUSTINE TOUR thronged into Building 913 to takea
day morning The service at dawn has become aditional nerand is I a high spot 111 the religious SET FOR WEEKENDThe peek at the new activity.
calendar of the stations Protestant Chaplains Scheduled fur 0615 Easter Sunday m t the shun o( Their eyes fell upon all tes of
Casa Linda Lake behind tht Chapels, this year's service will bt conducted by Chaplain R. L Murphy I all-expense tour to the his- equipment and tools, including

toric city of St. Augustine which lathes, drills, photographic facilities -
was scheduled for last weekendwas leather craft tools and much
Admiral ThebaudBegiiislAnnual a I postponed because of too few more They sauntered into the
reservations, it was announced by coin collecting room, the model
Lt John Wouters, Welfare Officer, airplane room, the model car
last week. room, the photo lab and, in short,
Inspection TodayRear The trip is slated to be held inspected every nook and crannyof
this week-end, and those interestedin the shop.
I making the trek have been requested -I Coffee and doughnut were
Admiral Hewlett The- to get then reservations : served throughout the fveningTh .
baud, the Navy Inspector General another inspection of Supply activities tion of discipline, and morale will begirt his annual inspectIOn of NAS Jacksonville and tors in general It will wind up R.-' nation Bldg. by 1200 tomor- days from 1700 to 2100 and on
of military and opera- Green Cove Springs. tomorrow afternoon I row. Saturdays from 1iOO to 2100
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tional departments of NAS Jack- --
sonville today The inspection wm party of five officers and two C. :O. FORMALLY OPENS HOBBY sliop----------- = .
b I Aand will include the Commissary, here Monday before going on to
q Ship's Service stores, the brig, Key West for an inspection there f.
enlisted barracks, Mainside mess He was greeted by Rear Admiral
hall, the CPO mess and quarters, Ralph Davison, .Commandant of
the officers' mess and quarters, the Seventh Naval District, upon t6 f
and the civilian cafeteria his arrival. $
Rear Admiral M. G Slarrow, The inspection by the Inspector
the Supply Corps Inspector Gen- General includes a review of operations -
eral, is currently making still here, the adminlstralowing -
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Mark Opening Of B oat ShowJaxons k < t tFo P

will be reminded of the k
Navy and the Naval Air Station in the pa adethe show- will Qt
particular again next Thursdaywhen I formally open at the Duval County -
a gala parade marks the Armory.
opening of the second annual'I A number of naval activitieswill
Jacksonville Boat and Sports have booths and exhibits at
the Jackson the show which will display Navy
Show, sponsored by ,
ville Marine Association. equipment and portray Navy life
A detachment of Marines, the and training. The Recruiting Station h
Air Station Band, and floats from Is also expected to man a
{ a number of NAS departments and booth to interest spectators in
the Naval Air Reserve Training enlistment in the Navy.
Unit will be featured in the procession -
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The opening day has been des- i
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I I Highlighting the parade will be --As-iT. OOMDR. ANTHONY J. RUB1NO, PT .nd-.We1fare Officer and a crowd of offlcer-;
a formation of planes flown by "Hat off t. the Navy Wive and men look on Captain Herbert S. Duckworth, Commanding Officer, cuts the tape to signify the of- t!
I, volunteer fighter pilots of the civilian Club and Us wholehearted efforts Octal Opening' of the Hobby Shop Various department heads the Hobby Shop staff, and hundredsof
{ naval air reserve which will in operating the Nursery. onlookers were present at the ceremony. The Grand Opening of the new leisure-hour center was .
I I zoom over the line of march Fol- 13 YOUR WIFE A MEMBER held Monday evening.' (Other photos on page 3.) ,



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rage iwo JAX AIR NEWS 25 March 1948


IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By Sleeves

ffuws i Double Punishment


Editorial Offices (SEA)-When extra duty is assigned by

COs, it should be planned so that the man
South Loner Deck \ 930
Wing, Bldg.
may take at least some of the normal liberty -
Telephone Extension 8184
to which he would be entitled. This was

Arthur M. Greene, Editor brought out in BuPers Circ. Ltr. 27-48. .

The JAN AIR NEWS is published weekly at the A lack of uniformity in the interpretationof
U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida and
printed commer'clallynth non-appropriated fundsat Article 24, Articles] for the Governmentof I

no expense to the government and in compliancewith the Navy, has made it necessary for the

SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December clarification of extra duty. :i t4
1945. Copies are distributed free of charge.at
the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical The article authorizes a CO to inflict

Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval any one of several punishments, including ,

Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters of extra duty and restriction from liberty
the Seventh Naval District Naval Auxiliary Air a h
ashore. It has been noted that in some aj
Station Cecil Field and the U. S. Naval Hospital. cases r
and the U. S. Naval Hospital.Rear where a man is assigned extra duty, he also

i is restricted until his period of duty is completed -

Admiral Ralph DaUson This actually)) forms; two '
Commandant, Seventh Na\al District punish- : s
Oilel of Naval Air Advanced Training ments.

Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. L'SN. Commanding It is realized that extra duty entails work- r
Jacksonville Naval Air Station ing out the punishment after normal work-

drtaln C. M. Schaar Curtain F. W. Priest man. ing hours. This should not be used as a

IMC!. USN. Commanding USSR, Commanding 1 basis for depriving affected personnel of
U. S. Naval Hospital Itaval Air Reserve : '
Training/ Unit liberty which may be available when the

'* daily period of extra duty is completed the
Lt. Col. T. C. Moor. Jr. Lt. Col. Robert A. Black ,
USMC. Commanding Commanding Marine All directive pointed out. \ .
Marine Barracks Detachment NARTU \j\s
The directive also brought out the provisions ;,

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Ships Editorial Association of Articles 30 and 64 and their application vle5P 4;
material. RepublicatIon of credited matter prohibited
'without permission of SEA. Washington 25. D. C. Republication where extra duty is concerned. The "You know, there's something about that lire that fascinates
of other matter except by lel'\Ice publications
any articles authorize
CO in of "
U prohibited without permission ol Editor a case courts i me. ,
JAX All{ NEWS. martial, to issue sentences of extra duty for -- --- ----- --- ---

not more than three months. Normally, Bu

Pers recommends the sentence be reduced to I COlDl1I1elrcial Bulletin I

usa ReportThe two months. In this
pointing out, BuPers desires UIlJlellni hill lit' accepted until Iol"u.t! hay been filled, but not later

that COs attempt to limit extra duty Ihar.. 1000 Tu: .la.. 1.'..," u.1l'J.qn.".

USO, symbol of a nation's concern punishment so that it will not exceed twomonths' FOR SALE 85. Mclndoo, phone 2-9\'50 after
I 1936 Ford foul-dool sedan Excellent: 1700.
:for the off-duty welfare of its sons and duration. condition. E. I'':. Kehrl t. 13-UA: Ran Golf clubs set of nine Irons and three
dolph St NAS. woods with bag, reasonable. Ext.
in uniform ceased all operations *
daughters i ?
1942 Nash tw o-dour sedan. Living 479. Lt. BerK.Radiophonograph.
last December 31. room suite two bedroom suites combination' very
kitchen set. E. A. Sturgeon 3J06A: small, perfect condition, sapphire
In its wake are improved race relations Blah St, Dewey Park. needle live tubes $40. Moore 1131B
JM.ig Buick Special o-cloor. Driven Allegheny Road. NAS any time
inter-faith cooperation, and the awakeningof Clroflex f3.5 Wollensack
b;>' owner only. less than fifty thousand camera. lena
many communities to their cjvic} needs as miles perfect condition. red seeds up to l/20tth) of a second In
leather seat covers. Priced right. leather case, Kaldit flash
exemplified by the 451 former USO clubs :r cinJVieiDs Clailnda Barmen, 3237 Post bt.. gun. Kodak lens shade adapter ring
converted eau f romStatiaK phone 28372. stepup ring. truee Argus filters. In
which have been to permanent
I 1941 Oldsmobile club coupe. Clean. excellent condition. Ext. 5-15. or D.
community service centers.In radio and heater. Anderson, ext. K. Eshelman, Bks "5i", after working
7n. hours.
the seven years of its religious, spirit- ; 1942 Nash "60(}" two-door Two-tone roil KENT
green. good condition. hone :37917R Two bedroom house In Murray Hill
recreational and educational aid to
ual, men I after 1530 Mr. Ray. district Partly furnished. Phone film -
and women of the Armed Forces and de- I CONTINUITY OF LIFE Pre-war stucco bungalow Attached garage Mrs. Ho)'.
screened porch, electric kitchen Two-room bungalow completely furnished .
fense industries, the organization performeda _. I As little_ as $600 cash to wellqualified Ideal location Green Cove
The raised that if u.I n\e minutes from Springs Phone Green Cove
billion and a half services through the help question is by some Springs
I NAS. U. Raddatz.:: ext. 8156. 44>5Ji :2>.*>1, Mrs, Agnes Gustafson.
of a million and a half participating volun- there is continuity of the life of man, wheredo i Tlmuquana Road. Four-room apartment furnished.) '
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teers. we go? In answer, we can only] say we Three rooms of furniture. Includes: Available 1 April. L. Harte, 3017 I
love seat with two matched chairs Riverside Ave : i
do not know. However, it can be said that console radio-phonograph combination Room with bath kitchen privilege's''Ifdeslied. .'' 'J ..
Springing up almost over night to performthe God in His record cabinet end table magazine One or two working girl. I I
created innumerablestars 1
tremendous task, by July] 1914, (peak wisdom :: rack coffee table with matched Mrs. Maya 4232 \\oodmere Ave.*,: '. "
many of which undoubtedly are worlds chest of drawers vanity dresser. Large room adjoining bath, kftchenprivileges t", t
personnel month) 675,000 individuals were bed springs and mattress boudoir Available 1 April.. engaged in USO' activity in 1,416 cities of the similar to our Earth, for it is inconceivableto chair heavy maple dinette set with Logglm, 2056 Dellwood I Ave., 'phone ,.a'
believe that four chain large baby crib with 77959. t.
at least few hundred
United States and overseas. Of this number, a mij- mattress Taylor-tot. baby tenda Room with kitchen privileges. If. d.. a
lion stars would be created with other complete kitchen equipment. All for sired. Phone '
no S-'tOU.! Cummln,h ra,
only 16,009 were employed-a ratio of 41 $250 Fry 3418B El I>son St? Dewey 4550: descent Ave.
volunteers for each paid employee. A total of function than to shine on our little worldat Park. Three.room house with private bath
night. Again, it is incredible to believe 1947 Montgomery Ward washing machine $20 unfurnished Lights water pleiw
152,483,922 personnel hours were donated with I 80 ChiUt- ty of garden space. T. E. Jenkins
that out of the vast number of stars, of orr. Doctor Inlet. Fla., or Story 1247A:
during the course of the organization's ex 1947 model "M" house trailer.
system Hancock St.. NAS.
istence. which this Earth is one, it is the only Recessed bed leatherette day bed Apartment In Riverside. Tile kitchen
world, and when compared with other starswe butane cook stove, two butane c>lInders l- and bath oak floors. complete!; fur-
The famed "Camp Show" expanded with Excellent condition lived In nished. $100 a month. Phone 4. 9n.:
find it is very small)) indeed. For instance, only two months. T. E. Guthrle Corry.
its mother organization, the USO. Com- the great Dog Star, so-called, is five thou- Hangar 114, ext. 711 or see at 4020D:! WANTED
Dewey Park Annex:
with trucks in 1911 by VE I! Job as baby sitter
Middle-aged lady
mencing seven ,
Storkllne 1 '
sand times larger than the Sun, and the baby carriage with pad used Phone 2-G-115.!) MI'I.'alOel..
Day the Camp Show was raising its curtain very little. Kuck. Trailer 39, Dewey: Job
Sun is five thousand times larger than the Park. as baby sitter. Middle aged lady.
700 times a day in every corner of the world. Kehlnator refrigerator, good condition. I Phone :lMrs.. Dorman.

world in which we live. We know that we Trailer parking space In private yard,
$75 oil ladles'
During the period of the USO's greatest I new healer; fur one baby' nine months old. Mr. KI assy. .
dwell in a world 8,000 miles in diameter, jacket excellent condition. J. D. Box 273 Wesconnett
expansion ((1943)) a total of 1,639 clubs and out of the vast number of stars, presumably Gates Park, 3K)8 A Gorman St., Dewey i| Ride from Park and King to NAS.

established at the rate of 4Vi a day. I Living room suite, two bedroom Working hours 0745 to '600. Miss
were ] many of them are worlds like our I Thompson Hangar 1 H. ext. 63.1.; :
Conversely, during 1916, with decreasing ... I suites. 5358 dinette.Colonial Mrs.A\e.A.Lake B. Shore.Emerson I, Ride from Park and Post to Main
| Gate. Working hours 0800 to 1630.;
needs 1,668 club services were terminated at own.All Pair of brown elevator shoes size 8-D Miss
of I Bennett ext 387.
us are children of the All-Wise practically new. Ext. 525 or 287, Mr.
Three riders
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of better than 4' to California. leaving
rate day.
a a Elerldge. I
through Whom created to I April and
we were advancebut : returning about a monthlater.
Living suite bar with .
A breakdown of the $236,000,000'olun room glassescoffee Contact (:. 1. Stevens. AAR.
Who leaves it to us to pursue the course table with glass top large Shop 1041. or Rt R. Box 169.
tarily contributed to USO by countless individuals floor lamp small lamp table with
FOUNI
most desired during our pilgrimage here on /glass top. wine colored 'rug antique
] in and out of uniform shows that Earth. Being children of God and He mirror ruffled curtains book chest Pair of ladles' shoes found oppositeChief's
I. pos- bed, sheets, blankets, bed soieads, barracks, Claim by culling
88f/c went to the men and women of the sessing ]life eternal, it certainly] is not un- chest of drawers, dresser, bed lamp, I ext 324 No. 1 Fire Dept, ask for
Armed Forces anti war production workers, I table lamp table with four chairs dispatcher.
reasonable to believe in the continuity of
full set of dishes, pots and pans, nilvttwaie. MILL TKAOK
and only 11.3'c was required for supervisionand the life( of His children, who, naturally, complete set of linens 19-17 model 9' Westln .;housc refrlgern*
uashLug machine, sewing machine tor. 1947 deluxe model gas range,
general expenses. would inherit life everlasting. Therefore, regardless Mrs T. P. Roberts, 3725A Riley St, three-piece bedroom suite with vanity
Net total "$ from of the Dewey Park bench, Inner-spring mattress
expenditures $232,000,000 opinions entertain the
we on I Baby bed with innerspring=: mattress, with madding box springs oil circulating .
the USO's inception in January, 1911, until subject, we have everything to gain and I $l5; carrier, $10. Thomas. ext 620 heater heats five room To.
Four 600x16 three two 6V\16! tires, tal value $750 will trade for cur
its termination last December. The excess nothing to lose by accepting the Christian one bSOxlS: tire. one 7(10x15 tire of equal value Phone 3-1702-W Dar

over income is being used for termination message of Easter regarding the resurrec- II Graham Road.phone 8-2138: 1.153 Cumberland I ,.t... '- --- --

expenses and the maintenance of the newly- tion of Jesus Christ Who broke the bondsof 19-18 washing machine, new. Gl" hum. Divine Services

organized Veterans Hospital] Camp Shows, death and through Whom we have our TiaMei phone. 8-2138 camp and 1352 luggage Cumberland complete Road. PKOTKSTAJfT

Inc., successor to the Camp Show. Any addi- own glad hope of life eternal. If we live as 3112B all gear Barr Included St. Dewey Chief Park.Tanner. Mid-day MrtliUIUai

tional surplus will go to member agencies for true Christians, we certainly have nothingto Girl's red two-piece wool suit size Maundy Thursdi(1215-12131( (Last Supper

future services. Member agencies are : fear when the summons. comes for us 10 Norman. like new St. 350.Dewey McMaster Park. 3812A Memorial In charge)-Chaplain Chaplain A.Robert C. Boxer L.

Young Men's Christian Associations, Na- to Cross the Bar. Life-time steel utility trailer can be Murphy assisting Sermon: "The
used on farm or. for hauling behind Last Supper"
tional Catholic Community Service, the Sal- passenger car. Bargain price. L. Good: Friday Chaplain A. C. Boyer -
vation Army, Young Women's Christian Associations from Europe to the Pacific. A total of 37 Portable Haite. 3017 Riverside Ave. presiding Chaplain I H. F.
washing machine 2 monthsnld Menxes
National Jewish Welfare Board, entertainers of USO Camp Shows met deathin $23: RCA radio new battery. ; Ciou." preaching Sermon: 'The

and National Travelers Aid Association. line of service.In $18 If Interested contact Leonard Easter: S..da y
C. Zvvoloskl.! Bid*. 953, ext 551. I 0613-Easter Sunrise Service on the

Some of the dramatic highlights of the an open letter to the people of the 19.46 good Ford tires coupe/good Radio condition heater, $400.five I shore the Chapel of Casa Playground Linda Lake, conducted near

USO's reign were: In one single day, Sayre, United States, L. F. Kimball, president of Davidson. Bid*. 123. ext. 471 by Chaplain I R, L. Murphy, as.

Ta., whose population is only 7,500, fed 30- USO, stated : "Growing out of the human I i Fibre laneous tug household tea cart sofa articles.bed. miscel Sahl, slated Children by the Choir.Chapel Choir and the

000 troops in transit, stripping the town, concern and patriotic desire of its member Studio 1223A couch Hancock and St.electric. NAS. lion. Mrs 0930 Chaplain-"No A.Room C. In The Tomb".

:homes, and shops alike of food. On a remote agencies to render a united though separ- Parker ext. 407. 1045 "The Mesage Boer of EasterIm preaching.: -

Hawaiian beach, three clubs were completedand ately distinctive service in a great national I 1942! Bates.Chevrolet Hangar good 122. A&R condition Flight J.Teat D.I mortality"Albert preaching. Chaplain(Dedication Francis Le of

staffed within three weeks to greet bat- emergency, the USO became a principal 1941 door Plymouth sedan. Good Special mechanical Deluxe condition (our.. children at this Easter Service). .

tle-torn Marines returning from their as- channel for an unprecedented civilian par- radio and heater. Mullens, ATU CATHOLICThuriiiay

Fault Iwo Jima. At San Jose Calif. in total effort No. 10. Engineering 6700-- HIgh Mass.
on a ticipation a war While the Piano with bench bungalow size, A-l 1XO! -Lenten Devotions
USO club was commenced at sunrise and end of the war has not brought with it the I condition Mr, Murphy 4243: St. Friday

t1 Dedicated with a servicemen's dance at sunset end of an emergency for any nation, and Johns Ave.Twowheel luggage. trailer, 40x80 Inside 0700 12(10-1300-Mass-Holy of the Hour.Pie-sanctlfled.

the same day. One club in the Panama while the times are still rife with. human I 8-nn2.. Lt. Fry ext. 8263, or phone 1'JUO-Stations of the Cross
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Canal Zone, following VE Day, operated 24 peril and need, still the USO has discharged Living room suite $75; air compressor 0700 M a III. :iMtturday

hours around the clock to provide a brief I its mission, fulfilled its original purpose, I I phonograph and spray$25.gun.J. B.$40 Bailey; portable, ext. 07iO-0(lI00-Ma.5.Faster: 1io..dV. Hitch I : Mass >.

:respite for the fighting men redeploying' and ended its task -1- Electric 763. or automatic phone 5-4330-W.Ironer complete' at WAIO.,



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\ SCORES OF YOUNGSTERS turned out Monday night for the
grand opening of the Hobby Shop in Building 913. The showed a
... keen interest in all the equipment and facilities and (indicated that
FLANKED BCOMDR. Chester A. Briggs of A&R Captain F. W. Priestman, C. O of NARTU, they would be among the most enthusiastic patrons of the activity I
and Comdr. F. J Brush, NAS Executive Officer Captain Herbert S, Duckworth, NAS Commanding: which is for the use of dependents as well as naval personnel.
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CHIEF TED NEWMAN, Hobby Shop director, shows one of (
the lathes in the metal-working shop to Captain Duckworth and ,
If-, Captain Jones, Public Works Officer, during their inspection of 4 ; '
J facilities following the formal opening ceremonies ; $ A
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II J Changes In Enlisted Rating MILITARY PERSONNEL and dependents, young and old alike crowded around the showcases
in the Hobby Shop on opening night to view the displays of articles which can be made there. Power
driven equipment, a wide assortment of tools, model building kits and skilled instructors will makeit I
,,1 Structure Effective 2 April simple for all hands to turn out beautifully finished articles of all kinds in the Hobby Shop
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(SEA)-A major overhaul of the enlisted personnel Patty Berg Will Give Golf Station Nursery
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rating structure becomes effective 2 April I I

A vast number of regular Navy personnel will be affected : Re-opens Today
by changes that consolidate the present 198 ratings Exhibition At WAS Today

into 77 general rates., The 77 new rates will be classified fatty lierg, .national- .women.. The station nursery, a projectof
under 1J general divisions. Four deck ratings will absorb'' Open Golf Champion, will pay her : postponed until the first Saturday -I the Navy Wives Club No. 86,
the current" 18, and the 46 admin- second visit to the Naval Air Sta 'I in April. According to Hat will re-open today after a shut
down of weeks.
istrative and clerical ratings will tion today at 1430 when she will vey, late comers are still entering two
Fleet Reserve Head be consolidated to form 11 new' give a demonstration to the local I the annual tourney. The dead- It was announced that with the
,,I rates divot diggers and then tee off for line is 29 March. reopening of the nursery, a prac-
Urges Navy Men To A four-page display of the new I an exhibition match with Grace I! Played on a handicap basis, no I tical or registered nurse would be
specialty marks has been published ; Levmk of Mercer University, and I one pair seems to be definitely needed to supervise the nursery
Remain In ServiceYoung in the :March issue of ALL I station pros Jack Harvey and I favored to cop the championship. I from 1600 to 2100 and a day supervisor -
HANDS. Also the magazine has I George Duncan I The main reason for the uncertainty for daytime operating
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men who are considering devoted space explaining how the I Patty gave her last exhibitionhere I of the outcome is caused" hours. Officials said that book-
leaving the naval service for civIlian new insignia is to be worn, and in March, 1917, when she by the even pairings which allow i keeping would be helpful to the
life in the near future would 'I'! illustrations of distinguishing I broke the women's course record : only four strokes difference between day supervisor, but was not essential -
do well to think the matter over. marks worn on the right arm and I II Shooting a fine 41 on the first the co-plavers handicaps .
Frederick E. Grammer, national I left breast. I nine, and then picking up a 37 ---- --- --- ---,
president of the Fleet Reserve i Rates no longer to be seen in on the way back, she totaled 78 INSPECTOR GENERAL ARRIVES .
Association, told members ft .the Navy include coxswain, painter for the course.
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Branch 91 last week at a meet- I carpenters" mate, bugler, wa- This year, now familiar with FRJdAN iRMiMMInMA7i
ing ut the Roosevelt Hotel. ter-tender, shipfitter, ship's cook the course, she is reported to be Y
a.Calling attention to the troubled and signalman. All are to be con- out to smash her own station record '-
"" world situation, the visiting FRA solidated with other ratings I and possibly top the mark set
official advised inactive duty Fleet ,I All rates, including fifth, sixth by members of the strong sex. I
Reservists "not to put your uniforms and seventh pay grades, will be Following her demonstration, I
in mothballs!' ," worn on the left arm. Non-rated .
she Is expected to team up with
President Grammer, who is men will no longer wear the familiar Grace Levnik and start the exhibition -
making a tour of the United branch mark. They will match at approximatev) f
fitates to visit all active branches wear three, two or one diagonal 1500. kf
of the Fleet Reserve Associa- stripes, according to their" pay
In to thenews
Addition releasing
tion, said that the FRA is on grades. These will be worn half-
I of Patty Berg's match, Jai'k
record as supporting universal way between the shoulder and the
announced that the
military training although the as- elbow, where other rating insignia [ 'Harvey sta- r
tion four-ball tournament has been
sociation does not believe that it, is now worn. I
is the perfect answer to the cur-1 l' Seamen will wear white stiipesfiremen -- -- --- ,,- -
rent international crisis.'IBut it I will have red, and airmen I -
is a step in the right direction," I. will wear emerald green stripes, I II I Machinists Seeded .
Grammer stated.Accompanying. The cuff stripes will no longer I Ii In Charleston Yard .oss
the national i designate rate and three stripes I II I Inside machinists aie n'f'cled
head of FRA was J VV "Pop" I will now be worn by all pay I II I at the Charleston Naval Shipyard -
Mullins, ndtth-west' regional vice- I grades except CPOs. Hospitalmen, I'I'I I it was revealed last w"'lt i
president, who spoke to local reservists I dentalmon and ctewardsmen" will I II ''in Industrial Relations D,'pat i-
about proposed changesto ,I wear the specialty mark above I ment Memorandum No 3-1'J.
the association's. constitutionand the rating stripes. .I I Persons interested in tians- + 6.: < i if
by-laws. I Rating changes must be" completed (lI l- I fering to this shipyard should ti, Yn w w.x .
The meeting was preceded by a I throughout the Jjjavy by 2'!,' submit application Form ">7. in
&. dinner honoring the distinguished April 1919. Individuals will change ,I duplicate, together with then Z: I.
) visitors. James E Cundy, president their insignia as soon as the marks I request for transfer: to the
of the local branch intro are available I Commander, Charleston Naval
duced the speakers Shipyard, Naval Base S. C. via
Hogan Got Ifogan'H, Gout official channels of this station L .
Columbus In Accidents Sheriff Earl Hogan played no favorites war-time service and temporary I -a -
when he arrested a man employees desiring transfer to KF.\U .\I1MIK, III \\11'TT TIN:HF,\t: Inspector Generalof
Never Happen on a check fraud charge. Earl that activity would be given an the Navy. is greet>d b\ Rear Admiral Ralph Davison, Commandant
Hogan, the sheriff, arrested Earl opportunity to file in a current of the Seventh Naval District and Chief of Naval Air Advanced .<
They Are Caused Hogan the check artist, and examination for probational ap- Training as he steps front 014 plane here Monday., '4htt.f
placed him In jail.: No relationship : 1 Vomtment to that position Inspector General will review naval facilities at Jacksonville and-
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Four CIVILIAN JAX AW IMEWS: lvlrw 2O March 143


YOU'LL BE NEEDING THEM SOON
InspectingThe INSIDE

1i1I'-TIllFI I I I II I SUPPLY

PUBLIC WORKSJudging

_ 'LLiilL_ iwi SAILI SSIDESHOW
from the red noses and)
_ 1i Inspectors N blistered shoulders in the depart

_ ment,, Spring has arrived. In the .,;
By Helen Hurnette Ad. Bldg., Frances Theus, Helen
i Chief V. A. Mathieu finally Johnson, Olive "Magnolia" Fleming -
I landed a bass-.now he's in Lak i : Sid Cortvriendt and Sadie Britts are among
atosh's class. The bass weighed reports that American Legion i I those with their technicolors' show

\ I l'/t pounds with a heavy foot Post 137 is giving another dance ing
sx
I in the middle of the fish. Oh yes, Saturday, the tenth of April, at I Spring's arrival was also heralded
_ the fish was 12'3 inches long! its hall at San Juan and LakeShore by Tom Andreu in. Trans

x Chief Kealen returned from a Boulevard. Admision is portation. Tom reported to work
I 15-day leave with a. "lovely" tan !I FREE, but by invitation only. In- I Monday dressed completely from
Seems he toured the southern partof vitations may be obtained from Esquire with brown and white

the state and the Keys. Chief Sid, in Receiving Division; from sport shoes, gray and lavender tie,
'j says if you want to go after it, his wife, Thelma, in Stub Registry I and all accessories including green
o ;you can get all kinds of fruits I ; and Ernest McLaughlin, in silk sox.

and vegetables cheap-can you I I the Carpenter Shop. From 9 to 1. I Everyone' In Transportation
,1 imagine! Incidentally, Chief now soft drinks for sale inside, and ;
II seemed to reflect the
understands what the word I you can BYOL. Sid wants as gooda sunny
P weather except Willie
"acoustics" means. I turnout for this as for the dance I Dauphin
who was sad because his.
Chief Stradley sold one and several weeks ago. The Szar and new
Plymouth has a scratch on It. Wil-
4 I bought one-an automobile, that I II Curley Fulcher have promised to I lie he thinks
s I is. He is now the Ph...._ ->t+"rvH .:nIt activity, says Bill says a telephone pole
t moved out into the street
and
; sor of a 1941 Hudson. Coby, will definitely begin by him.
scraped
Chief R. C. Drouin is on a 7-day I April 10th. He has been conferring -
leave in Hialeah, Florida.Interdepartment j with Pro Harvey and Chief' Louise' Bragg in Transportation
transfers this Jackson at the links, and h- advises i returned from a trip to St. Joseph -
past week: Chief E. T. Cook and I all you divot-diggers to Mo., with the NAS civilian .
Chief V. A. Mathieu have been I warm up between now and then. I basketball team. The team parti-

transferred to Aircraft Overhaul ,1, The little trophy, which will be cipated in the National Basket-
i Group on the Modification Line. the ultimate take-home prize of ball Tournament which was won
Chief Eh joins Final Inspection the low man on our totem pole, by a Nashville, Tenn., team. Lou-
from the Flight Test Group. I is now on display up on third deck. '' ise came back via New Orleans

Chief James M. Dawson, the usually '' Bill, chairman pro tern, will con- i'and enjoyed that place so much
quiet and dignified inspector tact the names he now has on his (1 I she is planning a return trip in
except when approached by list, but if )'ou're not sure whether August.. U<(< have never been to
{ Sandy' at quarters--has been your name is there or not-- New Orleans, Miss Bragg. Adv)
transferred to Supply. and you want it to be-call him In Maintenance, C. S. Wemp
THE I M"St \LLY MAKMFTIIEK: 'ast w">ek- nd servedas I Something new and nice to I at 8191. Duffers and demons alike I (Typewriter Repair Unit) is a

a reminder t personnel here at NAS Jax. Taking its me Horn the advance Final Assembly Line. InspectorPaul I storekeeper in the South Area was born 17 March and is named
warning, the department went into action Electric fans were re- Ames transferred from Emergency J I hasa_ baby girl, as of last week Clifford Sumner, III.
:moved from storage for their seasonal overhaul to insure a maxi- Repair to Aircraft Overhaul 1 I. .. Alex McLaughlin, of Class | Eddie Varnadoe, refrlg. mech.,
:mum amount of comfort in the statIOn's many offices and shops. Group. i C, reported Ted Hasle's 36th birthday returned to work after two weeks
Here, J. H. Dixon, electrician disassembles one of the fans while Chief J. J. Vrboncic is having anew I last week netted no cake absence because of a broken toe.
scores of others on the deck await his attention. engine put in his Buick. We coke or cigars, and he's klckln' j I Eddie dropped a five gallon can
-- are just wondering why Georgia : Francis Gardner has a role of kerosene on his toe, he claims.
Cracker Buck Building Boat in the forthcoming Little Theatre< Russell Perry returned to work
lIE W Brown sent him to Georgia to buy production of "Knickerbocker Jast Monday glowing with tales
. the engine. Holiday," which is scheduled as of a successful fishing party over
-- - -- I Chief Hunt, why did you have to the last show of the year. It is the M-eek-end. Virgil Hilliard was
., -=-. AROUND pick on a 10-ton truck to argue the first musical production to be not110 happy-he went to the
I 1 I
A It n with ? Couldn't the young lady presented by the L-T, and all you Beach last Sunday and got stuckin

... Engineering-by Caroline IloweliWith jive you enough argument ? '' Supply-ers are invited to come the sand three times. He finally
.. !! Mr. Howard taking it ]1t'r. 1\\ Are the scratches on each of over and see Pop Gardner in had to put his ear in the garage.

easy with his cigars Mt. St. Pete Contact A. B. Weathers for your fenders the main reason you tion VT and BB don) ac'I I Mary Rodgers who usually con
not getting into trouble the en- further information.We wish to sell your automobile, Lt. who knows it Malcolm Rowles' tributes news items to this column
jisted personnel being on the ball understand Waterman has Freeman? returned from his sojourn in Chicago has the tables turned on her
(of course, Franklin ("Lewt") is started taking things from the Lt. May, why don't you get ; this week and is starting to this edition. She was reported a*
living up to his name) and the children now. Yes, sir, he has in touch with Georgia Cracker work immediately in his spare I having enjoyed a picnic on Cedar
other folks keeping all the dirt the mumps. What a childish thing Boat Building Buck Brown to get hours on the piano concert he is River Sunday. Mary even roweda
fiom me-there just isn't much to take! you an engine for your car? I I' planning next season Eunice boat, then ate most. of the
news. We extend a hearty welcome to Chief McGillicuddy, 'twas a I Russell and Charlie Pait have lunch.lor-four.
We can say happy birthday to George Copeland from Massachusetts '. mighty convenient time for your ;: been making records, one of which I In 7ND-Maintenance. we are
Sam Ward, and, Sam, we hope to our shop. He is our wife to be ill-on St. Patrick's'Day '' has been p-a-ed. Petrillo will get still hearing about Bill Trqesdale's
;you have many more happy ones. new -White Hat." And where, me lad, was 'em, if they don't watch out I pet hen Seems Bill has trouble
Oh, Jack Silver is still having Pickett has outsmarted every- your Shilleleagh? Don't miss a good bet and let the keeping excelsior for the nest-
puppy trouble. That pooch just one in the Ordnance Shop. Yea, What's the matter Charlie I' last two concerts of the season '' the chicken eats it. .
won't understand that he's supposed sir, he ia getting the first date Saxton? Can't you make a baby slip by: The Detroit Symphony Incidentally, "Turp" Turrentineon
to go in front of Jack with our little timekeeper. Ev- crib-or had you rather buy one ? March 29th, and Igor Gorin, March :531 is the cub reporter for 7ND
and dig-not behind him after erybody else failed to make that Chief Szafranowski, just how do 31st. Your reporter will make your Public Works activities in Bid?.
he's planted his garden. special rate. Nice going, Pickett, you rate a Shamrock on St Pat- reservations for you and deliver 902-help him.
While reading the "Almanac"the we knew you could do it, and rick's Day ? your tickets here, if you like. Call We are giving Design Divisiona
other nite, I ran across this she is cute.If Is Chief John walking around him at 621. black mark this week-no new*.
Jittle poem and thought ;you might you miss the party, you will with a "long face" because his -- -- -- --. Captain and Mrs. Jones entertained -
enjoy it, too: be .sorry as we intend to havea brother-in-arms is on leave ? Creek", Stay Away from My the golf celebrity, Patty
Door
The Human Touch lot of fun So, please try real Question of the Week: How sings Louie. Berg this week. The Captain will
"'Tis the human touch in the hard to make it a special date if does Chief Joura get his avoirdupois Why doesn't Chief Deel' give up probably be beating par next
i. and his feet the size and drive that car ? '
in
world that counts, you come late Better late than car I II week
The touch of hand and I he has ? i| Does Margaret really mean ------ -
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your not at all. --- -- -' -- --- --
mine, After three weeks, Chief Iva I I Why is it that we never see what she implies by wearing i most patient Chief of the week
Which means far more to the Shish says married life is still ,' or hear anything from the ex- flowers in her hair ? seen teaching Mrs. Bolin to bid
fainting heart wonderful. lies, Homewood and Oyler ? I II Excerpts from Engine Overhaul and play pinochle. Enough said

Than shelter and bread and Who did we see last Thursday I,I You have heard the story about Inspection Class of 1948- "Boots"!. Chief J. J. S. seen
wine; night at the wrestling matches ? the one-horse shay and how it fell While the leading "Gander", San- dialing "Northside 777" The
For shelter is gone when the nightis She looked like she was having I apart on that momentous day. defur, was gone, what did Chief "iddy biddy" fishes' friend Lak-
o'er, Well, we are all standing by for Dawson do for his daily "goose" ? atosh, seen giving his tackle box

And bread lasts only a day, I fun.J.. L. Harvey says there is a big O. N. Smith's shay to do the same "Mighty Mouse" seen playing I the "New Look". Our Ski
But the touch of the hand and bird flying around his house. It's thing one day! with a spider Chief Barlow ;, (Chief S. H. Krzesowlak to you)
the sound of the voice that stork, and he will land in Chief R. G. Moore returned froma claims his 1937 Chrysler will do and Guy Chamberlain, Jigger fish
short leave in Columbia, South 100 mph. Very disgusting to a ing last week tell about
Sing on in the soul always. May. Good luck! We hope it will a story
Mary Lee Daniel spent a few I bring a boy to you, Johnnie. Then Carolina. He brought his wife certain 1918 Ford owner. another fellow having seven bass.
days at Ponte Vedra Beach last we will get a nice cigar, you know. back with him. The children will Chief and Mrs. Davis are the Oh! you poor fishermen. Chief
week with her mother who was j join them when school is out. This proud parents of a 51 a Ib.! baby Skinner asking for a "mine'eeper's
visiting her, and they just en- Planning: Hh'IOIlon-by! )'nonoi should save you quite a bit on your boy. We thank the proud father !:>> broom" to take the
joyed it heaps. :Spurlock-Miss Brooks is going to gasoline bill, eh, Chief? for the cigars. Chief Hash place of his lock kicker Any
Atlanta, Ga., for a few days-
Where and why does Eocte celebrated his birthday on St. Chief interested in '
'Tia nice to have Comdr. Fischer "borrowing" ,
back. He's been keeping him- good ole Georgia! Wish we could. think he rates mechanic's cover Patrick's Day. Could it be that contact Chief Watson' in the Iota! \
go again sometime I II olla ? you are Irish Chief. Th bars He
will
"Yes"!
self but ,
scarce, lately, we guess: Jack Sutton of the Time and I .--'- says _
that work just has to be done. I Is the reason that Jimmy Day
Leave Unit the I
is going to hospital -
is so billigerent in his
inspections
I'ersoiinel and Administrationby and will be gone for a good because he takes a back seat at EXAM 1
CIVIL
Dot ))ick*on Wonder why I while. We will be thinking of you, home with the two women? i SERVICE
Lt. ( ) Sweat was so excited 1
jg Jack, aJVl our wholehearted wishes What happened to the big plans
last week ? Could have been an
for and
a speedy recovery return -
for painting, repairing etc., which Bulletin Board
out-of-town guest. to work go with you. were to be accomplished on the
Dot Touchton is now workingIn Just!' heard about the lunch bag wheels of a certain 1911 Chevrolet I

Planning. that had "Sweety-pie" written on ? I AIRCRAFT RADIO REPAIRER olma.I -
What division officer accidentally it-gosh, some to
people seem
into in Per- We are all standing by for Chief FOREMAN $1.27 to 51.5j per I CARPENTER FOREMAN $1.13
girl
bumped a have all the luck, don't they ? hour. Closes
sonnel with his elbow and went i Mr. Nazal has been out the past Day to begin his honeymoon! 22 April 1918.O il8 to 5138 per hour. Closes 22 April
Does L. E. Jordan have with Secretary, Board of U. S. Civil I
a nursery -
around all with 1948 File with Boardof
day lipstick on two days and we have missed his Service Examiners GreenvilleAir Secretary,
his shirt ? He didn't notice it, but booming voice and big sunny smileno or does he have rice patties U. S. Civil Service Examiners,
from the recent floods ? "Cedar Force Base, Greenville, South Greenville
his wife did! foolin'. Carolina. Air Force Base, Greenville
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Seems that some Irishmen What is this we hear about Ann you are happy or enjoying a good HYDAULIC LANDING GEAR South Carolina
were presented with orange ties having a lot over in Southside I joke. Sorry we have not had your REPAIRER FOREMAN, $1.23 to PLUMBER FOREMAN, $1,15
en St Pat's Day. What a combination and working like a Trojan gettingit name in here before, and you can $1.51 per hour. Closes 22 April to 5141 per hour. Closes 22 April)?
cleared off? Could it be ? ? rest assured that it will be in 1948. File with Secretary, Boardof 1918. File with Secretary, Boardof
Just call Mr." Jarrard "Charles Lt. Bronson is on leave for the the future, once in a while, at U. S. Civil Service Examiners, U. S. Civil Service Examiners,
Boyer Casbah. next few days and it seems that least Greenville Air Force Base, Greenville Greenville' Air Force Base, Greenville -
AtC'ensorieH! Division- by Dorothy he is very pleased to have closed It seems that Charlie Hoffmanwas South Carolina.HYDRAULIC South Carolina.
Williamson L. Beatty. out his real estate business in given a farewell gift by some LANDING GEAR PLANT ELECTRICIAN FORE.
Mr. Watkins and Mr. Sewell were Jacksonville with the sale of his of his friends and coworkersand REPAIRER, Jl.09 to $1.33 per MAN, $1.23 to 151 per hour.""\
blood donors last week for Mrs. home here. He will be up there -- such a beautiful "bow" hour. Closes 22 April 1918, File Closes 22 April 1948. File with
L. L. Carpenter who is in the hos- where it is really cold along about that it did have on it, too. with Secretary, Board of U. S. Civil Secretary, Board of U. S. Civil
pital again. We cure hope she this time, and from what I hear, Jack Martin will be leaving us, Service Bxaminers, Greenville Service Examiners, Greenville Air
Will soon be well. he expects to enjoy the cold, ice, too, or so we hear, and to say Air Force Base, Greenville, South Force Base, Greenville, South Carolina -
George Taylor now has in his and snow, brrr.Lt. that we will miss his big wide grin Carolina. .
possession a milk goat. He Is our Bennett says that if he ever I and that whistle--as only he can SENIOR AIR CONDITIONINGAND SUPERINTENDENT ROADS,
own eligible bachelor. sees his name in the Jax Air whistle-will be putting it mildly. REFRIGERATION ME GROUNDS AND RUNWAYS,
Chief Windy went to Tampa to News he will know that he has II Just who was it that was measuring CHANIC, $1.15 to 51.41 per hour. $1.27 to 51.55 per hour Closes 22
upend a nice vacation with his arrived-well, ;you have arrived I the hems of skirts the other Closes 22 April 1948. File with April 1948% File with Secretary,
mother. We sure hope he behaved and this is to let ;you know we day to see If they met specifications Secretary, Board of U. S. Civil Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners -
while he was there. enjoy seeing you around the A&R I -eh, ftlk ? Did they or did Service Examiners, Greenville) Air Greenville Air Force Base,
Wanted! One nice bubble dent, with that ,smile you flash when they not ? Force Base, Greenville, South Car- Greenville) South Carolina.Page .





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25 March 1948 JAX AIR NEWS rage rive


TO SING ON EASTER MORN

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e Greetings, gobs!' Better grab
'
w'l hold of your Easter Baskets! This

N coming Sunday the Red Cross i is
''l going to have an Easter Egg
1:
\ : Hunt in the grove on the side of
the Corpsmen's Quarters. So latchon

.1-.1I J over.to your bi-focals and come on


a .e .
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4 t .. i' Monday night we are goingtohave

a party given in the Reo

tttt # A Hall by the Kadet Club Why not
S : come on over and grab a 'ook-
T '
see ?
I % \ see

Also on Thursday, there is another -
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1 i 1 party-an April Fool's Day

6H Party so all you jokers put 'on

f ; \ #vJriPf.r: (3jJ.g/ 4 '\ your weary dunce anatomies caps and over.drag your

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PATIENT OF THE \n fKI: : Our
))) a w patient this week is Pvt. Kenneth

.... :, ....,-- -:..n"M_'-- -....--" ._ ., R. Bellflower, USMC, from Ward

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MEMBERS OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL at All Saints' Protestant Chapel will sing as a special Children's Choir during the Easter I Ii j I Bellflower, who hails from
Sunrise Service II Lakeland, Florida, has been here
Sunday morning on the shore of Casa Linda Lake. '
__ __ __ __ ___ __ ._ since 21 September 1917. He is
that blonde marine who alwayshas

a crew cut that you see any
WAVES Variety Show Reviewed where around the compound.

Right now, you will probably see
him riding around on a gerneyas

By Schenley For Jax Air News days he ago was and just isn't operated' walking on yet five,

but we hope to see him up and!
around soon. Here's hoping him
IJy SfhenleyKlHTOK'.s -- .-- -- ----
the best of luck and a speedy recovery.
( SITE: K:>rr)tlm. we I LEARNING- Way .
AMERICAN
ark the WAVKS to Rend u. an ,croon .
{ of one of their Mf e,ent, i I *
they pan the buck-and it alas
finally atop at Stllenle)'. So, without -
further ado, we herewith No Leave ChargedTo
present a canine view!
\VA\KS* Variety Miow. D.i'fu do
Honor Dead Of
not with to be bothered by tele- '
tails inquiring how Sehen- kj
Rhone' her story, or how she.. World War II NowCivilian
recorded It on her dictaphone. It
you really want" to know, call Kuth
Uobnon) I employees who actively

I thought "AS Y.OU LIKE IT" participate as members of firing;
held squads to render honors at the
the WAVES' Variety Show
d time of local ceremonies in con
.
Jast week at the WAVES' Galley, j .
\Z s nection with reinterment of World
was really tops in entertainment,
War' II dead will be granted the
and from the applause and comments -
time off to take irt
of the necessary part
I know the rest
such ceremonies without
chargeto
had the same opinion.
spectators
De- leave or loss of pay, it was revealed
-' Merle Hamilton and Rosie
in Industrial Relations Department
vine deserve orchids for bringingout
Order No. 4-48 issued
such talent and Ingeunity.
last week.
Frenchy Martinetti and her little
fi' The order stated that such time
brown girls, Harriet Primmer, Iva .
McLain Shish, Gert Queenan, Helen 1 M off could be granted without
Kraus, and Chris De Roche, \ charge to leave or loss of pay unless
not only wore hula skirts but also j the absence would interfere
leis made of honest to goodness ; seriously with the work programof
red roses and danced like natives. .I r' st the employing activity and

Then Frenchy, Gert, and Harriet t where the excused time would not

I favored us with another hula :: ? exceed one day.

specialty. | In the future, when an employee
As introduction to Prue Rhodes' requests absence for this purpose
operatic version of "YOU CAN'T I he will submit with his requestthe

GET A MAN WITH A GUN" the.II > name of the deceased World
shoot- I War II veteran and the name of
\ Jones girls set the, stage by .. ,,__
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m "
Ing of cap pistols Then Betty the organization or group furnishing
Mueller did a monologue called I IN KEEPING WITH THE U. S agreement to instruct a number of South American pilots an- the firing squad to render hon
"I'M NOT MUCH OF A TALK nually for mutual hemispheric defense four Brazilian airmen are now being trained at NAS Jax ors in the ceremony.

ER." What an understatement! to operate the latest type of Navy planes alongside U. S. Navy pilots. The Latin-American lieuten- Any employee currentl. on the
.. An encore brought back the ants above, left to right, Nilson Glech Albuquerque of Rio de Janeiro Jose Vincente Cabral Checchia :i I rolls who actively participated in
Jax-Navy Rockettes to do a repeat of Rua Paraizo, Elsio Motta Boisson also of Rio, and Ney V deC Freitas of Porto. Alegre discuss such ceremonies and was charged

performance of "DARK fighter tactics they are learning here. I: annual leave for time off should
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and they deserved their deafen- leave, giving the information
ing applause. Lillian Hamilton' Scale Model Of A&R Used To I mentioned in the above paragraph

coached the group Mary App, the order stated. Upon such requests

Helcne Hirsch, Barb Dyer, Lorrie I the employee will be cred-
Albert, and Dottie King-and she I Solve Production Problems ited with the annual leave he had

also manufactured their fancy I been charged.
t thigh
I hats. Then Lil and Dottie did'a A scale model of the huge As- C

specialty tap dance and they, sembly and Repair Department s BARGAIN-WISE SHOPPERS u. III
too, were called back for encores. main building, complete in everv
_..._ _
Maggie Black was the hit of the important detail, has rcopntly
show iri an impromptu, unrehearsed I been completed for the Manage
) strip-tease act. "They I ment Engineering Division of th. N
\. 4) laughed until they cried" Is the plant. Built on a scale of om-
best way to describe the reactionof eighth of an inch to one foot, the ,* 1Ii'

the spectators.Mary model measures 8x14 feet.

Mitchell, dressed in a It is expected that the replica

hobo costume, gave a recitation will be an invaluable aid in the
r lying on the floor And Dottie Zie- !I combining and relocating of various Ii' k
lan sang two solos. It was the first I shops. Using the model, all '

time some of us heard her sing, I I the planning can be done visually, \
and she has a lovely voice and without disrupting normal opera- ; I ,

charming poise. I I I I tions, and a trial and error sys- ,.
The Sunday Breakfast Club fea- tem will not have to be utilized. t -

tured Prue Rhodes with her jar I Ij By using the scale model, most "

of Jelly, Kay Bothell and Maggie. physical problems In the plant can '
Black with their lovelife, Jackie be worked in advance and when i : : :

Noll, Mary Rasich, and Elsie Larkin the changes do go into effect, their j' *

... .. with Nadine as M.A.A., on success will practically be a cer i
;' the squawk box. It was a realis- tainty.the N : \

: tic presentation with actual cook- ,

Ing and eating going on in front I' posters and the Jones girls!

of our eyes. helped color them. I liked best
The THREE ROSEBUDS, Daisy -
the one that said Tickler of the
Malay, and Lazy, tripped the Ivories was Schenley's Ma becauseit : '
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light fantastic in costumes made had my picture on it, the firs! <
Merle and she was also featured -
by water color painting I've cvt-r had
a. as high kicker, with Gert '
) made
and Helen Armstrong assisting.
The Grand Finale was the singing
orchestral effects
Before each act, -
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BIRTHDAY to
"HAPPY
of
Elsie and
were supplied by
Miss Reid with everybody "n
and
Eleanor Foley on the sax
'stage, and the sampling of t the
and
trombone behind the scenes,
the Jones girls dashed out and deliciously decorated birthday
,
cake, made especially by the chow
f'1 1. got us In the proper mood for each
hall bakers. '
Jones
and
number Foley Margaret
carted over the furniture and For all those who missed the THRIFTY NAVY HOUSEWIVES < and the males, too lined up long before the CommissaryStore

-? strung the sheets, which were appropriately show, I just hope it will be put on I opened its door Monday morning for the big sale announced in the Jax Air News lest week.
decorated with Elsie'sgreen again so you will have a chanceto
shamrocks Elsie also drew see it yourself: Part of the crowd of shoppers which turned out for the sale's opening day are shown above.,






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Garner Intra-Mural CrownCoach I I I << w !LTH

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('liat lev. I ism's classy Assembly and Repair I 4

cage outfit captured the :Mtiin&ide Inti.i-Muial: Basketball

Championship Tuesday morning by dropping a scrappy .
Operations five, 42-35 The A & Hers won the initial tilt of

their two-out-of-three series on Monday.

Nearly 700 cage fans turned____ out_ __ _for__ the finals Tnps_ __ <..1r...v. 1
and the Mamside gymWILS in a
constant uproar as the fans sided hands booth slipped around his
With their respective clubs and man two straight times to swing
cheered them on to victory The under the hoop and drop in four .

winners were awarded a handsome points enough to win.
trophy by Captain Herbert Buck Buntin, star forward for
S. Duckworth, Commanding Officer the A&R team left the encounterin
yesterday and also a smallerone the first half after garnering
for winning: the bunting in the 10 markers, because of a badly
National League The Operationsfive sprained ankle Booth led the win-
received a similar trophy for ners with seven buckets and a trio
'winning the American League of gratis tosses for 17 tallies,
Hag and VA ATU No 4 was while Joe Finley paced the losers -

Awarded one for Sportsmanship with 11 markers ; : : :
Booth Pates \ &: K A K \\ins Front AnnexIn
the rubber match of their
Chief Jim Booth stellar A&R
five-game series, A&R droppedthe i
pivot man led the A&Rers to Administration An-
scrappy
their championship by throwing
I nex five.43, before 550 fans
outstandIng
315 markers and playing -
ball around the backboards. last Thursday to win their right i
to the station finals. Operations
His usual sidekick, Buck Buntm
defeated the Seahawks the
on pre-
was injured in Monday tilt, and
vious day to win the trip from the
it was feared that Booth would
I junior circuit. The game, by far
have to carry the brunt of the rebounding -
the most exciting and best playedof
chores by himself But
the whole 194$ season pitted > a r
Chism's powerful quintet came up
two of the finest clubs to
cage yet
With another find this time in the
person of Bill Taylor. The new cavort in intra-mural play at MAS (ATTAIN IILKIUHT S. DICKUOKTII, Commanding (1ft., ""r "VAS ongratulal. '..wiring Al
star"" did some amazing rebound Jax Each team had won a season Henmngsen. star of the 47- 48 Flier hoops'ers wn\li apian J di s H S'huma'hl"A'r1V' rv m-
work, besides throwing in 11 encounter and one tournament manding Otiuei holds the blanket whn'h was pinsented '" He tin:njs*"M a fl'w mom"nts lal"1', All mem-
points four of which came in thefina.l game against the other pnor to bers of the crack Jax- Navv cage squad were pi esen\.d oia: ik"i" at the stason *-"flU banquet heldat
the final tilt. the station .k..t dub last week
minute of play to ice the
Both clubs played tit-for-tat -

A&R.contest and knotted championship the count for I!I ball with throughout the outcome the always whole in doubt.game. THREE LOCAL BOXERS WIN CHAMPIONSHIPS AS JAX-NAVY

Operations
The "fightin' yeomen had pos-

several. but fast-breaking they times were during unable A&Rers the to final stymiethe canto who- of session the game of the but sphere they were at the unableto end ,RING SQUAD TAKES RUNNER-UP SPOT IN NATAC TOURNEYThough

get it through the netting
capitalized on several faults committed Buck Buntin of A & R and Frank' three individual
by the shorter Operations Retrivi of the Annex quintet led boxers 'owned cham- The bout was a slugfest all the grips with the highly-touted Al
quintet. Ed Estok and Buddy the scoring parade for the day were way Smith holding a slight ad- Wilson of Pensacola, and almost
loser's the Jax-Navy in the first round. But the of the
VVbolls spearheaded the with Buntin canning seven two- pions, ring vantage I pulled upset tourney.
eause by dropping in 11 and 10 pointers and a lone free toss for team had to be content witha I Iin the second canto, Zwirn be- i: Wilson a hard hitter, only caught
points respectively Booth led all 15 points, and Retrivi potting five I runnei-up spot in the an- t I gan crashing right crosses I i up to Patterson once in the first
scorers for the day with his 15 through the Gosling's guard shaking round and succeeded in forcing
buckets and four
charity pitches nual Naval Air Ath- '
Training !I
A game Operations five came > I Smith up repeatedl And in but one flurry in the second
from behind in the third periodb A bowler named Alexander I letic Conference boxing ch m- the third round, it was all Zwirn ,, round, Meanwhile, Patterson was
) almost upset A&R on :Monday Schwalback once rolled eight I pionships which were held at I as Smith tired under the two- always on the move, jabbing and

before losing 42-40. as 600 cage games on as many alleys in 45 Memphis, Tenn., last week.It (I I 1 fisted barrage Zwirn was awarded I hooking The third found followed .
followers looked on. The little minutes. was the second successive a TKO in 19: of the third the same pattern Wilson strug-
outfit jumped into a j i round with Smith on the canvas.I I gling in vain to catch the elusive
Operations -- --- -- --- time that the local were
scrappers
lead the final stanza ; both eyes swollen shut, and his' Jax-Navy boy Wilson took a very
four-point in Women once held six-day bike forced to take a back seat to another -
but a bucket bv Bill Ta\l.>r I lal Ns m Bt > >klvn One Miss Brandon I team, last year losing out I nose bleeding Hardest profusely.Hitler I II close decision,' maIn because' of
Whittle it to two POints Th'n r'''de IX mil s in five ho irs by one slim point to Corpus Christi aggressiveness
Jim Booth took matters ,i l1t j his and 2a 111 nut\i t H. | I. and this year bowing to a Pen- I Tom Bevel the other local: The first big night of the tour
i champion, proved to be the hard
sac ola squad which totaled 26 ney saw two of the Jacksonvilleboys
. TENSE MOMENT IN TITLE FRAY markers to Jacksonville's 21. !I est hitter in the tourney. Unleashing I go down in defeat Chuck Ab-
terrific left hooks and right alon a flyweight battled Jose Oli-
a r' Memphis placed third t.h.14, and: i '
: crosses, Bevel pinned a TKO on': viovalentine the ultimate winner
then came corpus Christi with I It i
h t"t'tand NAS Columbus Ohio, I Cushman Cordle of Columbus in and a veteran of over 270 fights.
1:26 of the third round to get into Though Abalon made the Pensa-
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\ I none I
)'f HitUen of Jax-Navy: points the finals. The Columbus entry cola boy miss a majority of the

'A" ,. s cured by Aaron Garcia, whoA was practically out on his feet I time, Oliviovalentine was the aggressor .
'i ? ,,or:I the bantamweight title, Sol and was completely helpless as and hit often enough" to
I Iel Bevel hammered him unmercifully take
a unanimous decision.
/ \ I it-n. who took the welterweight !!
The only other Jax
: i i -Navv entry
cop-ed Then, in the final bout Bevel
i was Bob Meyers, a heavyweight
took on Carl Passman of Pensa- I Meyers was beaten Judd
pionship The other six pointsA I by Ralph
1 I' added when Dick Eckmanian cola, Passman opened fast forcing I of Corpus Christi on the first
of Jacksonville grabbed off al I Bevel into a corner But a I night of the competition in a close
ie.md place in the featherweight'' straight right hand, followed bya I, decision, Judd tagged Meyers in
!ass and Pat Patterson, also ofth I It left hook, threw Passman on the I the first round, felling him forl.: .'
2 el t ,' local aggregation came up defensive and Bevel ripped both :three count, but the plucky local ._
with a se ond place in the middle- hands to the head rapidly A I got up and made a fight of It the .
A ;jjht I whistling left hook opened a cut I rest of the way.JaxNavy's .
classda re'la Hins over Passman eye, causing the I I chances of taking
I ;arcs won his crown at the fight to be stopped at the end of I i the crown were snapped when
i xpi use ot Earle Greer of :Memoh I the first round. ,1 neither Mike Hernandez, George
The Tennessee boy surprised Dick Eckmanian, Jacksonville Hoodhood or Richard Casciann
,man, the opening round oft featherweight, knocked out Ed ,; were able to make the lightweight .
It i t hampionship class, by staying Walsh" Memphis inIS secondsof limit.Lead .
III I ,'It of range of Garcia powerfulhi the second round on the opening .
s. But in the second round, night to advance to the finals
t )11.' 1 locaL battler began to comet And then the fans were treated In IntraMural -
llf.and Greer, changing his I to the surprise of the tourney
l''anr'v -Dan style for one of at- : Eckmanian opened fast against ) Golf Loop
ta K. came rushing in Garcia Chico Frais of Pensacola and from
; (luukly I l took charge In the ex- I the looks of things was on his Taken ATU 1&2
S ; I ilHllg., and from then on was inn way to the title, A hard uppercuthurt I I By
>llllIlallli to take a unanimous Frais and he went into a The ATL"ro.. 1 and 2 golf,
4. :. rrnn' clinch Then, with his eves look tram jumped into undisputed i pn
Th,' lai ksonville bantam champ' ing down at the canvas!', and his session ot first pUce in the nit (',J.-
..>.In the right to compete in the y I head on Eckmanian chest Frais mural golf loop[ last wick by
? 1\aJs! !\ by turning through with a'' threw a wild left hook. Eckmanian swamping the Inspection entry,
I,l t tI.IHion I over Luke Luettint -I' wan caught right behind the ': 4-0 aDd winning over ATU ;No
k "r ,,1' C olumbus Luetlmger, said oar and he toppled to the canvas ', 4 and 5 by forft'it,
to hi one of the classiest fighters chilled from Frais first punch in' Monday afternoon, Pl'l'lUIo-1 _

IIf the tourney, just couldn't stop one minute and one second of the halved with Inspection, 22, A.iI ...
the stalking Texan in a fast, first round. I I sembly and Repair halved wish

P llt.an. and good fight j Pat Patterson the other local I VM, 2-2, and ATU Mo 10 bowed
lit took Sol Zwirn Jax--I'avy: runner-up, took a decisive verdict I to Operations by forfeit
u wieght., three fights beforehe from Bill Han'alty of Memphis on. Last week A&R tied NARTf. 2-:JATU !,
__ 4u'TION" .' >' ."1m __ ..... ..... took his crown. After winning the second night ot the tourney I 'a No 4 and 5 won a 2-0 forfeit
\\' \*> 1'LLNTIHL last Friday In the final tilt for ; decisions from Max Miller of CoI I to advance to the finals Patterson II I victory over ATU No, 10 VM
the hoop championship of the Intra-Mural National League. With I I lumbus and Bill HoUton of Memphis I! '. left hook was his most halved with Operations, 2-2, and
the at-ries tied at 1-1, A&K staved off a late rally by the "yeomen"to on the first two nights of i fective weapon, staggering Ordnance and Gunnery topped
win the crucial game by a narrow one-point margin. Here, George the tournament, Zwirn came to ratty repeatedly. ef-I I Personnel, 40. The Commissary
Dyak of Administration Annex attempts to take the rebound only to I grips with Bill Smith of Penaa- I Lose Clove One and Ordnance match: was postponed -
.. have Buck Buntin of A&R practically steal it from his grasp. coU in the final. In the final, Patttnon cam until a later date.t'age .
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Opener To Teachers 12-1 f Q RuNY-i' .

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nine's- 1918 debut hit a KLEINMANTHEGIANT KILLER f ,. '/ ,..r'4- '(: :' ', -A\ k

pour note Tuesday afternoon tl I .l1&al t.I. l'lmf"rr jJ'; .,,....;:. .' ... ::... ( '

when the local aggregation .. .. .:, ...
was soundly spanked to the 4 -5-

tune of 12-1 by the Georgia; Uy Doug Crocket. S2c
State Teachers' College teamS Members of the Jax-Navy boxing team this week just

before an opening day croud about gave up their interest in the ancient art of self de-

of (tOO) () fans. f leiise and any other local sport which bases its schedule on

Big Jim Bagley of the Teaiherv :. S 'SS plane' trips. Returning from the annual Naval Air Training
I handcuffed the Fliers cnrr the S Athletic- Conference championships at Memphis Monday

nine-inning route setting tht l lals It.>. : t+morning, the HID carrying the local scrappers ran into rough

<' down with three scatter weather. For a half hour, as the plane pitched and tossed,
tilts The only damaging blow oft
the right-hander's!' slants cam n"; Jacksonville mittmen, and your reporter, were bounced
the first inning when Ralph Chi .-- around like tennis balls. When the wheels had finally set

ty poled a booming home rilL clown, on good old terra firma, many of the passengers vowed
down the left field line HI counting they would never again go into the ring if a trip in the wild
for the only Flier run
The other two Flier --.iiiti.v + S I glue yonder served as means for transportation. But two

were garnered by "Dumpv" Shav.>. : ,. (!lays later, when the excitement had died down, they were
, who collected two singles m I n" ,it r CSS all hack at the boxing gym, getting ready for the Seventh
trip and played a nawlt"! pani Naval: District championships which will be held here on
afield
1 and :2 April in the NATTC Auditorium.
"Ac"'oolbrlght, acting < oa< his +.
__ sAnd
Bob Beaudrrau's and l ht ;a'' k r
McCaffrey's choice for the ..t.\! ,.t- speaking of boxing:, two of the fistic followers

tng role honors, ran into trout.n. : > favorites willlea'e the station tomorrow after two years of
in the first inning when tonne' z duty here. Ed DeCore. stellar welterweight..and Richard
Daniels reached first
on an MM'" r
by Christy and Woolbright u.iikd +s .fasl' ano. brilliant flyweight and bantamweight, both reported -
the next two men. Thru fill 8- to the separation l'enterlonda: )'. DeCore will long
Davis hit a slow roller to ('hn I,.. be remembered for his friendly i hairy with Jack Fischer,
ty's! right, and a bad! the v, ,.\ HU7.
2ATTC'spectacular scrapper of ) Casciano holds a
the Flier shortstop allow",1 i T ih
a P > t tt Florida State A.A.U. Championship, the Seventh Naval District -
first' run of the !season' to -l
Christy evened the count with scot\ n. and was runner-up in this year's Golden; Gloves

his round-tripper in the Flu'r hat bantamweight class.
f.f the first and then both hurlers a a a

!! locked horns In a pitchers. The NAS intra-mtiral basketball league closed its season
j
duel Things went along smooth $ o 'kI
r'
o.
Jy until the Teacher half of trv .M I last week: after: well over :'i.;)(0/ gamp had been played on the

fifth, and then the game broke k + .\!.Mainside Auditorium hardwood -

wide\ open. A majority of these
With two out. Woolbtight weakened games were refereed by Bill
o
<< and walked Joe Williams and 44qr p c
Kehl former member of the 35 ( 5-eeSse4S SQ
Bill Davis Jim Dykes. Joe Tvie
Dan Cunico, and Jim Bag-lt'Y all Jax Air News sports statt

followed by slapping singles just Throughout the season plug
over the infield, and the Teacherhad
five more runs. ers on the various squads N./

From then on, Bagley had no praised Kehl's officiating to 1
trouble with the Fliers He fanned the skies, and no finer trihute '
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ten men while but
passing could ever be paid to the men
two. His support was practically nl.\: IX KLKINMAN. Tax !Navy 12*> pound At).Na5'v wrestling
flawless, the lone exception beinga champ tin's; t to prove the old adage The bigger the r an the in the striped shirts. Hi:- S
harmless error In the sixth In- harder th v fall'' using T< imo Camera. ..x-hl'a\* vweight king!,:, as word was law on the court
ning.. his subjet The din nutn'e !Navy grappler tries an arm )lock on his and his decisions were alwa\\ :-
Woolbright was taken out of gigantic; foe I in an attempt to make him hlllt'r'nd\ le" during called as he saw them. Show- '
the game in favor of a pinch hitter Da Prpt'm''Illt to NAS last week Camera is now making a comeback
in the eighth inning after Joe as a wrestler. ing no partiality to any one "
Williams banged a homer with -- ----- .- team, Kehl earned the respect

one on. Jim Daley took over in left to snare a vicious line driveand I In 1922, West' Virginia used of players, managers and '
the ninth, and Jim Conner of '
spectators. He learned his :
four- double a runner off first. white-washed footballs for practice
another
the Teachers hit
logger to right field Then in the seventh frame Christy sessions. Coach Spears found it basketball in the basket-cra/v
There were two fielding '! raced out to short left fieldto impossible to give his men all the state of Indiana, where, if a
gems fine catch .:. ___ ____.. .w...... .. .... ESeventh
both make overhis does knoss the .n -- ---- -
and a Inti
during the afternoon running I instructions he thought necessary boy not icacies -
resulted in double plays. In the shoulder and then throw an-I to before nightfall and consequently, of the sport, he is an outcast. His practical experienceS
fourth inning.. Flier first baseman Shaw on second to double off I
Bob Beaiiiheau dove to his other runner. I he introduced the painted pigskin. W \ gained on the Connel \'ille High School five on which
-- --- lie played for two years. In 1046! ( he was a member of the !NAS

LAST-MINUTE BATTING PRACTICE Flier varsity squad which compiled one of the best )recordsin
I the station's history.
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Lt. Comdr. Anthony J. Uubino of the Physical Training

N tl f t I IVpaitment announced last week that the All-Navy basket-

4 i as ) 'all finals would be held in the NATTC Auditorium on 8, 9,

,''tirl lit/ April. Three of the four finalists have already been

'uiined. and the fourth is still battling for sectional honors.

TI I I t- three definite teams which will compete are) the Quantico

\Irl'Ines, the Pearl Harbor All-Stars and the West Coast

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fw 11 t h., preliminary rounds of the ND had already won the
Mrn-.f' Bowling League were championship last, week with 19
*.h'-dnl. d to meet last night in ainr.'e points. nosing out Operationswhich
game series to decide the was just behind with 18.
I e it-ay championship.. Last night's! winner will face the
a Although the winner and run- CPO Club enlisted champs, at an
n. i up of the third and final round early date to determine the station -
x ot I the league had. been decidedlast bowling championship.
f week, two matches were played lti>al :standing1;
0 to determine the third fourth
5 r. .t 5,, S ,. ..nd) fifth places. T 7ND:AM TOINTft 19
5 y f"lIhlll i Works look three out of Pp'IIIInn. 18
four points from ATU No. 4, but N ui seen 1:}
)lost to the Nurses by the name Public Work* 12
ATU tl
y. Y The Nurse ended in to
a ; margin up A & )\
c;_ """ .If' .'1 "- 'ttl ,' -, '.""' ............"....v m.-_n.. n _,_n _n__ __ thud place wtth 14 points, two I Exuulive Dept. 0 '
IN ONE OF THE FINAL Fli', practice sessions prior to Tuesday's: opener against Georgia Stat higher; than Public Works, the I I
Tea hcis,! College, Daryl "Dumpy" Shaw, star pitcher on last year's East Coast" Championship softball fourth place winners ATU No. 4 John Burnett who playe for
team, gets set to connect as hI stands' : at the plate! Bob Duvall i if; the man behind the cli.jh Bad took fifth place; A&R first round I Cleveland made nine hits in *n
weather has hampered the Fliers throughout spring' naming, and many kinks will have to be ironed winners. sixth; and the Executive 1'' extra-inning Came on July 10
i Department ended up in last place. 1032,
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(NOTES FROM NAKTU)
il (Kditor's: Note: This week'! column -
Is devoted to NAKTU'i patrol -
squadron M'-ML ;)6.J
( //1 J'' OPERATION DIVERSITY: -

though the primary purpose of
Squadron VP-ML 56 is training,

it's rather amazing how often: I I
we're called upon to assist in va
iJ4 rious missions which crop up from

time to time. It seems that every
time an emergency exists, VP-Ml I MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM

56 is undergoing one of its drill
-and there we are slap-bang 1 in, ;MOVIES: Wt't"kdays-USO and 2000; week-ends--1130. : and 200lJ,
the middle of it. I THURSDAY ,
"UNDER NEVADA SKIES," with
Roy Rogers
On one occasion, the state for 1UIDAY: -
estry service was bothered about
and "MEET ME AT DAWN," featuring William Eythe
fires of an incendiary origin
AND
SATURDAY SUNDAY
called upon the squadron for assistance -
"SAINTED SISTERS," starring Veronica Lake
One of our planes was: MONDAY
dispatched to the scene of the fire '
"JASSY," with M. Lockwood. -
and two-way radio communication -
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
was set up with a forestry
truck on the groiAid.' This actually "APRIL SHOWERS," featuring THURSDAY Anne Sothern. 45))

resulted in the apprehension ot
the arsonists who were spotted "TROUBLE: IN SUNDOWN," starring George O'Brtcui.

by the plane which then relayed 'JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM
He hasn't given tilt| yet he'* taking the seaman first the message to the truck on the ,
again this month." ground. I
exam
__ Slum start at 2000.
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1 YL '! :jl lid Cats, manned by Reservists, made I "MIRACLE OF THE BELLS," with Fred MacMurray,
tuiAMERICA(; Ji' flights to assist in evacuationof SATURDAY

persons in the more heavily "TROUBLE IN SUNDOWN," featuring George O'Brta'
I afflicted areas; on Navy Day we SUNDAY

.' '. I dropped flowers into the sea as a "MEET ME AT DAWN," starring William Eythe.
L 1LkiE f m I portion of the memorial services; MONDAY AND TUKSDAY:

and to assist the polio fund we I "SAINTED SISTERS," with Veronica Lake.
dropped tickets to the March of I \\KDNKSDVY;

By Jean O'llryant, Y2c i Dimes Ball for the Junior Chamber "JASSY,"' featuring M. Lockwood.

Comes the first day of spring of Commerce. During the past'. THURSD\Y
two months, we've participated in "APRIL SHOWERS Anne Sothern.
and sunburns! "Doc" Shehee made starring
searches at sea, one for the EAL
S FUTURE IN THE
the rounds Monday with her trus
ty jar of Noxema to soothe the PACIFIC is a series of lectures Constellation which lost a prop I OTHER EVENTS
but finally arrived safely at Bun-
twelve! authorities delivered at
burns gathered from various parts by I
BINGO IARTV-Every Thursday at 2000 at The Anchorage.
College, The lectures nell and. more recently, for a
of Florida ranging from our own Wellesley individual studies of Pa- Shrimp boat which caught fire off I II MODEL AlKl'LANE SHOP-Room t, Bldg 913, open 12VU-2400.
to Miami and points in- "present
backyard Club meets at 1900 Wednesdays
Jax Beach and eventually sank.
countries social I
between. That sun is mighty cific history I MODEL HACK CAR CLUB-Room 3, Bldg. 913 Meets at 1900
warm, gals, so take it easy structure, religion, government, In seems that drilling only one I Fridays.I'IIIOTOGRAI'l1Y.
there's a long summer ahead. I international relations, and pros- week-end a month, we wouldn't ,I CLUB-Room 5, Bldg 913. Meets at 1930
pects of constitutional democracy"The have much time left for training,
The Variety Show must have Thursdays.
really been a "hot number!" The analyses of the speakers pro- but we still manage to keep on BOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation BuildingNo
vides an enlightening perspectiveof top of the ball. The only thing I all from 1630 to 2130. .
next night we had a fire in our 3, Alleys open week
our present stake in the Pacific which has us puzzled is why so
galley never a dull moment. I BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
The gals were all cool, calm, and I and a composite blueprint for many things seem to happen dur- Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
future for both the great the week-end.
peace ing I
collected, and the situation waskept I
well in hand. Now we have powers and the dependent terri- I I'SSLV AND FLUDIN" 1500.MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located in

something new and different for I tories which they overshadow. While we're still in a puzzled the South wing of Building No. 853, Is open to NAS personnel and
HAWK OR.
a change eating at Mainside, I THE In THE CASE HOODED OF MR. BOSVVELL.D. ; mood we'd like to ask why Lt. their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions -

that is. It's right handy for the I Lewis, one ofEngland's Harry Nearing and Ens Walter !! by arrangement with Welfare Officer Combination radio-pho
people who work up in that sectiOn Wyndham writers, I Welsch get along so well. There's nograph available for use of all hands.
and the rest are provided i outstanding I good reason why they shouldn't-- 14llCAHV-Locatt'd on second deck:: of Mainside Recreation Building
the derogatory -
transportation to and from the challenges view of James customary Boswell, Dr. I Nearing coaches the track men at No 3, Open from 0900 to 2000 Monday through Friday Saturday
barracks. "Peanuts" and Foley I Lewis does Jackson High School, while Welsch from 0900 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2000.
Johnson's biographer. I
have just moved their working I I Boswell's lifelong weakness I holds down the same job at Robert SU1MMINGIndoor: Pool. Daily Monday through Friday1800to
station, so things are carried on not ignore and but he E Lee" That jack-of-all- 2100 Saturday 0900 to 2100; Sunday 00 to 2100.
for women
as usual. I I, wine his kind heart, trades Chief Dan Leary, is now I GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday
Schenley is covering the Varie- I friendliness concentrates, and on the fact that he I an insurance agent We re betting from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing;
ty Show in her article for the pa- .: that VP-ML 56 has more of trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
per this week, so this column can did produce a literary written masterpieceThe most en- its members attending the University ANCHORAGE: -Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
author has a
be devoted to other things, like I of Florida than the town "rds and uniform of the day J, 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
-the ring Barb Dyer is now joyable biography.John t of Gainesville, itself. Furthermore, Fil'ld. Dancing every Wednesday night with the Air Station Band.
wearing on her third finger, left Durant tells THE STORY they all seem to be studying law. Nls-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training
hand soon wedding bells : OF BASEBALL in words! and pictures I Heaven help the squadron when Building No. 726.
Jo Bies about April The author spent the bet- all and have the Wives 110L
again.. Ask I they're graduated we NUKSLKY: -Sponsored by Navy Club in Bldg.
and we don mean the month': ter part of a year, including two all those sea-lawyers around us. Hours: Monday through Friday-0700 to 2100; Saturday-0700 toD100 >>

after March, either Midge"Baby" months in Cooperstown, poring i MU'TTKWiro SI'tCUI.-1 ) Sunday morning, Rates: Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents
I over thousands of photographs, child Card-$8 for child $10 for two children
Bryant receives so much I Chief Walter Gamble, who, we for each additional ; one ; ;
and
hundred
sympathy when "her boys" havea I selecting the three slouch and $11 for three or more children; Daily (for working mothers)-$1
twelve included in the book. The understand, is no as a pho-
bad basketball game, one would has joined the squadron and, from 0700 to 1800.
with the stilldisputedorigin tog
book begins SIIOLocated 913. from 1700 t
think she was the coach. Guess HOim\ in Bldg. Open daily *
its under the direction of our photographic -
discusses
she just has such a kind face connection of the with game the, old English officer, Lt. A. W. Har- I MOO; and 1300 to 2100 on Saturdays Closed Sundays Facilities and

Where were you when the lights of "rounders", and briefly riett, is going to institute courses : quipment for all hobbies

went out* that's getting to game reviews the time when baseballand in both aerial and ground pho- WHERE TO GO ASHORE
be quite the thing, fact is, we'reall for seamen who are interested -
cricket in this country vied tography SAIAATION AIOIY SKUVICEMKN'S CKNTKU-602 West Adams -
getting real good at findingour I for popularity. It traces the Various There are certain minimum I above Lane Drug Store, one block west of Navy Bus Station.
way around in the dark I changes in the game and requirements which must be Free use of recreation room, writing room, music room, check
only thing is, there should be I I shows how it was speeded up- jl met, but those unrated squadronmen oom, and shower facilities. Light refreshments available at snackar.
some way of remembering which although the size and shape of the wno have a flare for photography -I > Open from 12 noon to 12 midnight.
light switch you left on so you diamond has remained the same I are urged to get in ., IHU'LirATi BRIDGE TOURNAMENTS: every Friday night at
could turn it off and then that The touch with either Lt. Harriett or. invited. 3521 St.
Naval
for more than a century. 2000! Open to the public. personnel cordially
sudden "flood" wouldn't waken book ends with an account of Chief Gamble. i iI Johns Avenue. Playing fee $75. Telephone Remlinger, 2-0013, for res- "-
you after gently blowing out your current stars. I "I'IIISSn TIIAT April 1st' rvations and information. ,

candle and retiring. The guy whoIs Two new ones for the "western"fans I has been designated as a special IIORPIT.\Lu'rY C'HNTKK for service men and young people at ./

working on a better mouse trap are QUARTER HORSE by Navy Day at the Boat and Sports L'mon Congregational Church, 236 W. Church Street (between Ho-
can sidetrack to this for a new Gordon Young, and THE RES- II Show which will be held at the jan; end Julia ), every Saturday night, 1930 to 2330. Dancing, ping

project.The CUE OF BROKEN ARROW by Duval County Armory from April long, table games, singing, etc.
spring air must have Evan Evans I. ---
1 to 4. NARTU along with other -
brought about the moving spirit --- I before 29 March club official
I outfits on the base, is going toI ,
again. If you suddenly miss your I their presence Guess we are have a booth. 'Tis rumored that Navy Wives Get said.
neighbor, just look for her in working the rotation plan so people number of ex-WAVES are going The monthly business meetingis
a
another room somewhere close won't get into a rut and to be spotted at the NARTU Shrubs For HomesAt scheduled for 1400 on 1 April.
by. Mickey Blankenship and EI-I that ain't easy! We're really not booth to offer some competition < .. >

sie Larkin have deserted one wing I in a rut, though, just a well-worn to the bathing beauties who will Monthly Social No one in Physical! !<< Training has
only to grace the other one with groove! adorn the yachts on display. equalled UM record of knee bendy

Sounds like a good take-in1! Members of the Navy Wives require in an all night trap
MATTC Our old squadron maintenance officer game
Club were given flowers, plants,
Lt. Ralph Waterhouse has
and bushes to help beautify their
returned to active duty as a sta- My buddy l II't'ry broadmltultsl.
Movie Schedule tionkeeper: at NARTU where he nomes at the club's monthly so- In fact that's all he thinks about.
Mrs. G. A
recently assumed duties as aviation : cial last Thursday.
Garden Club of
the
Zellner from
THURSDAY ( technical training officer. He i Jacksonville was the guest speaker. Sailor: "Do you know the secretof
''TIlE UNFINISHED DANCE" starnng Margaret O'Brien and was replaced in the squadron by I popularity?"

Jimmie Durante. Lt.; Nick Pulignano who may be Gal: "Yes, but mother says I
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY found around the base on weekdays The remainder of the afternoonwas I. mustn't."

"GREEN DOLPHIN STREET," with Lana Turner and Van at A&R. See you on the next I spent playing bridge and 500
Heflln. drill week-end April 17 and rummy with Mrs. Bertha Mish, I
SUNDAY I 18, that is."What's. Mrs. Lottie Zinns, and Mrs. G. A. Sailor at P. O. window: "Any"
Zellner winning prizes for the mail for Cacadwinskerdnaszlyskl ? V
Milland and Margaret O'Sul-
"THE BIO CLOCK featuring Ray I
livan. his position?" high scores. Vice President Tillie Mail clerk: "What initials,
"
Daut was presented a farewell II mate?
MONDAY AND TUESDAY "He's third assistant guesser In
"MIRACLE OF THE BELLS," starring Fred MacMurray and the weather bureau." gift from the members.
ValU. It was announced that an April Item la newspaper: On Friday

WEDNESDAY ? lid-What f()' yo' name yo' Fool's Party will be held at the I night the ladies of the Auxiliary

"TROUBLE IN SUNDOWN," featuring George O'Brien and Ward baby Electricity, Moss?" club house in Dewey Park on 31 of the First Church will hold a
Bond. Night-Well, mah name am March at 1930. Members and their rummage ak+. This will be a good

NOTICE doss, mah wife' name am Dinah husbands, a* well as guests, have I chaRM to get rid of anything not

'. The final data of operation of movie at U.e NATTC ,Auditorium ind If Dinamose doan make .lee- been Invited to attend. Reservations worth keeping; Bring your Ini-

Hill be Wednesday SI March 1913. trlclty, what dow they mK T, for the affair must bt made boaG4,


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