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: May 6, 1948
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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6-No. 6 mnnemm i mmcuiJLLLUHpj] 6 May 1948

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Chaplain R. L. Murpln i -

Appointed ChairmanOf
Campaign At NAS

',' Another fund-raising cam- )

paign for a worthy cause is

seeking the support of naval

and civilian personnel at NAS
Jax. The drive is the American ;

Cancer Society's appeal t
for funds to be used the : N
[ in (Jg) SAM BKEUEK :MEMBER of the 1918 Fund RaIs-
[ fight against cancer. The ing Committee of the Navy Relief Soi'tetv's Ja<'\ksonville Auxiliary
Navy's participation, which looks over the new Chevrolet whit is to be raffled off this year
ends 15 May coincides with I for the benefit of the Society. For every dollar contributed through I
the national campaign whichis departmental representatives! handling the raffle personnel will
1 get one chance on the sleek-looking automobile. The lucky number
f waged annually to combat I II will be drawn at the close of the drive.
the dreaded disease and to aid --- -- -- -- --

I all cancer victims. The can- I Backs
Entire Station Navy
cer campaign overlaps the
Navy Relief drive which is I

now underway at Mainside. Relief Society Auto RaffleThe

._-_... _J" "__-rIl "'P'-.___ Lt. Carl West, Seventh Naval
FROM COAST TO COAST throughout the United States District Welfare Officer, has been I stamp of popular approval Bast--: -
tribute will be paid this Sunday to all mothers. Navy wives and named District represenative for was put on the Navy Relief So- I I Air Seventh Naval District -
mothers will come in for their share of honor and devotion duringthe I the Chaplain R. I led the way Monday whenhe
I cancer campaign. I ciety Finance Committee's plan the first ticket from
nation-wid observance of Mother's Day for their job is even L. has been appointed purchased
more trying than the average American mother-moving from I, chairman Murphy of the drive for the Na- for holding a station-wide raffle I his aide, Lt. (jg) Sam Brewer, a
place to place a-s their husbands are ordered to different duty : val Air Station and he, in turn, to raise funds this week when member of the Finance Committee
stations. Typical of these Navy mothers is Mrs Marjorie Olney, is appointing departmental chair- hundreds of Navy men and women .
shown above with her three sons, David, left, Richard, on lap men who will accept contributions joined with civilian employeesto I Early this week the streamlined -
and Michael right. She is the wife of Chief E. R. Olney who is i from personnel in their respective make their contribution and Chevrolet aero sedan was
assigned to vocational training at AARMother's I activities )I !eceive a chance on the 1948 placed on display in front of
-- --- -- -- 1 The American Cancer Society Chevrolet which is being given Ship's Service at Mainside From

r stressed the fact in its campaign : away to the lucky ticket holder. that moment on, the success of
To Be Marked
Day for funds that one person dies ev- I Captain Herbert S, Duckworth, the drive was! insured, Everyone
I I I ery three minutes from cancer. i iI Commanding Officer of NAS, stopped to admire the shiny auto
I Your contribution to the cancel Chief of Naval Air Advanced I mobile and inquire about it When-
Sunday Throughout NationOn I (Continued on Page 8)) I II Training, and Commander, Naval (Continued on Page 8))
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one day each year throughout special feature, the Chapel Choir
the United States, all thoughts and the congregation will sing : Naval Aviation Observes
mothers loved.
are focused on the mothers of songs our

America. Sunday 9 May, is her Station personnel are invitedto I
bring their own mothers to
day Although she may go throughthe these services, if possible and to :37th Birthday Saturday
year without a word of appreciation I invite other mothers, old and :

on Mother's Day she vrmntr.. tr tji/rtrahin with them.
:_ ::: : ::._=
is a queen, entitled to all the at- : No special leiemorues. only the
tention and admiration a grateful .to't continuance of routine flying and

family can shower upon her. I training assignments. will\ mark
It is unfortunate that there need the observance this year of tha

be a "reminder day" for us to : 37th birthday of Naval Aviationon
think of all we owe our mothers. 8 May.Previously.
From the suffering and discom- I ,
celebrated on 30
fort of birth and pregnancy,
through the yean of infancy, August to mark the day in 1013
childhood and adolescence, she when Admiral Dewey signed !i
has never faltered in her role Her General Board recommendation\
tender care, her guidance and for an air department "suited to

counsel, her encouragement, sym : ij.. .: ,, the needs of the Navy in war",
pathy, and understanding, her :.,' ,,- Naval Aviation's birthday has
concern for our health, the never- "" ". -A"t'" '; ",,; '-, been moved back to 8 May 1911
ending tasks of cooking, cleaning, -: ._... ..'.':' :: when the! Department of the Navy,
and sewing, her patience with our at the direction of SecNav George
faults and misdeeds, her love and vonL. Meyer of Boston, Mass,
..fA protection have no equal. What wet wI .. placed an order for two aircraft
have made of our lives we owe to : with the Curtiss Company Secretary
111I' ,
lief' of the Navy John L. Sullivan -
Navy men and women should only last week announcedthat
especially welcome this day to I this new date has been selected .
sen 1 greetings and tokens of love as the official birthdate of
:Naval; Aviation
and affection to their mothers. "
.Away from home, these messagesaie t .. The two planes ordered from
the only way of showing that tr Curtiss were known as "Triads'.
mother is not forgotten and ii in r .. ,1 One was a land plane and the
our hearts and minds always, f other a hydro-aeroplane amphibian -
\\'h..ther these tokens take tho with retractable wheels anda
form r of a phone call a letter. a : t--f. --. pontoon. From this humble beginning
t,1. gram, 01'a gift they are the -'\ : tame the mighty Air Arm
outward signs of a link that can ". .. (U the Navy which swept the Jap
Jl'j'i be brok.'n, (Continued on Page 8))

The services at All Saints' Chap -
I sunday; are dedicated to mother -
Flight Training
verywhere At the 0930 Worh ,
*> :f Service, Chaplain A C Boyer
will i preach an appropriate aern Commissions Are
. at the 1045* G'neralVorlhip, Serv- Offered By NavyAn
i,',' Chaplain Francis Lee Albertw
,II l preach on "In Remembrance opportunity to enter the
ui t our Mothers'. There will beth :Navy; as a commissioned officer
., blessing of little children at and to receive 18 months of flight
tin Mother's Day Service As a I II I I training is being offered aDDroxlI -

--- -----.,------ A.cr'I.'flOX TOD.\\" is a fir cry from that day 37 years ago wht'lthe Navy I It,'putnicnt I mately 630 college graduates under *
placed its first order for two aircraft with the Curtiss Company. The flimsy fabric and hailing a new program just adoptedby
-- wire planes powered by low h@I'sc-POWt'l' engines! have' given way to the sleek jet jobs in the 600 mile the Navy Department
5 per hour class' The crude catapults have been refined to smooth-working mechanical devices and Each officer appointed under
fI the early flat-tops have been replaced by the gigantic carriers like the Midway and Franklin D the program will attend an indoc
Cal ; Roosevelt (Upper left) The USS Langley in 1U-J2 became the Navy first aircraft earner It was trination course of from one to
t *->aye I convert from a (collui (Uppei right) The USS Philippine Sea typifies today's modern flat-top (Center four months, after which flight
toln the pnMiti of accident I : left) An early: Cuitiss pusher type plane is ready for launching on a 1912 catapult at Annapolis. training will begin All appoin
** there is no substitute' fort (Center right) At sea, later Curtiss model, the SOJC observation scout plane is catapulted from the tees will be required to sign art
ht" meticulous observance ol deck of a cruiser. Lower( left) The completion of the first trans-Atlantic flight was marked on 29 agreement not to resign from the
all safety precaution. May 1919 when a Navy NCI landed at Lisbon, Portugal. (Lower right) A new Grumman amphibian, Naval Service for two years after
the Alhatrow, 1.4 one of the latest of this type plane used by the Navy. (Continued on Page 3)W A



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 6 May 1948


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Offices Neu)3 atx1Vieu. fs rnmStatir h j : ,.

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Telephone Extension 8184 \-IL:: -' _11i1iiIi1IlI

Arthur M. Greene Editor

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the LOVE LETTERS lI

U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Florida and I i
printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat "You may write a thousand letters to 4. rll

no expense to the government and in compliancewith the maiden you adore, and declare in /4'
SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December r
1945. Copies are distributed free of charge I letter that you love her more and more. \ 'ft I Ji- /1/

at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical You
may praise her grace and beauty in .
Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval
Air Advanced Training Command Headquarters of a thousand glowing lines, and compare her '

the Seventh Naval District Naval Auxiliary Air eyes of azure with the brightest star that :L'(1L
Station Cecil Field and the U. S. Naval HospitaL I
shines. If you had'the pen of Byron, you riu

Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. Us. Commanding would use it every day in composing writ- "Why didn't someone say it \va* Jut a fire IHULL:1 :--
Jacksonville Naval Air Station ---
ten worship to your sweetheart far away. I

Captain C M. Schaar. Captain F. W. Priest man. But a letter far more welcome, to an olderwoman's ::1 Commercial Bulletin I II
(MCI. USN. Commanding GS.SR. Commanding
U. S. Naval Hospital Naval Air Reserve breast, is the letter to your mother
Training Unit I Hulk-linn Mill be accepted until space has been filled but nob
from the boy she )loves the best. Youthful later than 1000 Tuesday. J:*1. 8230.

Lt. Col. Robert A. Black blood is fierce and and when writ-
IX CoL T. C. Moore Jr. Marine All flaming, I FOR SAI.E Villa lgn. See Mr. Dill.
USMC, Commanding Commanding
shrine BariacKS Detachment NAKTU ing to your love, you will rave about your Three-piece rood condition.livlngi-nom Only suite thiee In months v ry' Three-room bat It. $25 furnished a month. Lights apartment and with"water

passion, swearing by the stars above, vowing I (,jd. $25O. See S. F. Roufclon at 25i9 'Included.miles from On Doctor Inlet Rived
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Shlp'f Editorial Association Lets Street or phone 4-47V1 during"orJ..ln even Orange Park. ties
the morn's white that the T. E. Jenkins or Story at 1247A
by splendor hours.
mateilal. Republlcation t>t credited matter prohibited I Hancock Street. NAS.
without" permission of SEA. Washington 25. D. C. Re- maiden adore is the you'll IS-foot 1941 T.'uellte house trailer I Four-Voom private apartment, with,
one e'el'cherish .
publication of any otner matter, except by service publication I you with cooking stove, healing Move, tale of furniture. Has tiled bath and
U prohibited without pel mission of Utter as no maid was loved before. You and Ice-box. :Needs!; few minor re I kitchen. Located In Riverside free.tton. .
JAX AIH NEWS. pairs. Call E. E. Fuller at ext. 8239.GUdlion SOO a month. Call Mrs. Collins
I will pen many a promise on those pages electric !lion, good as new. at Z6132.Eightroom.
white and dumb, that you never can live I Price reasonable. Call Chief Harlan house, completely furnish
2-5410. ed Including electric I stove,
at refrigerator :-
V-E Day 3rd AnniversaryAsk up to in those married years to come. But a Glil'i blue blcjcle In very' good con and water heater. Double K*.
I letter far more precious, bringing more dition. Call Freely at 8-22S3.: or tape. Call Guslar son at Green CoveSprings
2061 or 4314.
know the historical and deeper bliss, is the letter to your mother I see at 1193 Cumberland Road.. i Two-room garage apartment, corn.pletely *
anyone you rxibeinian Pinscher puppl excellent
I from the boy she cannot kiss. She will blood lines male and f'male. black I Green Cove tarnished.Springs Call 4O2L.Gustafson at
of 8 May and chances are he
significance and rust colors. Very reasonable at
read it very often, when the lights are soft I Two-bedioom garage apartment for
Glower 2-.W2.
$oO. Phone at
$65 a month with sale of new furni.
she will be unable to tell Hardly one
or you. and low, sitting in the same old corner where Ttuee-bed room. partially furnished ture for $295. Navy couple pre
im- roi net' house! l'a' milt from NAS fetred. Mrs. Schlrla. 2.4110.WANTED .
in a thousand will attach any she held And regardlessof :
person you years ago. ,
Call ext. 8159 or see E. B. Glass at
ortance to the date. Yet, it was only I its diction or its spelling or its style, although -I 4267 Clm.r! Avtnu, Timuquana
Manor. To buy G. I. equity of six-room house
three that the American people its composition would provoke a
years ago One skunk fur coat, size 16, and one In good condition. Phone Glover at
went wild with happiness and relief in celebrating critic's smile, in her old and trembling fingers sllvei fox jacket size 16, Both In I 2-SW2.
I A-l condition. Call Mis. :Sxmasek at Dresser or chest of drawers Flunk
the termination of the Europeanwar it becomes a work of art, stained by I 2112 Orange Park alter 1630 or at Bull at 3434A Taylor Street Dewey.

on 8 May 1!).15. tears of joy and sadness as she hugs it to ext. 709 from 0700 to 1545. I Park.
I tK'dIth and Two
Metal mattress springs or three riders to share expenses
Much haS happened since that historic her heart. Yes, the letter of all others, look In good: condition $20. See to New York City Leaving 21 May
I Port In at 1217B Hancock Str driving straight through. Contact
Jay when an official announcement by President wherever you may roam, is the letter to your Portable sowing machine % N.I'j Arnold Room 134. Admlnistrati

Truman of the victory in Europe climaxed mother from the boy away from home." Electric brand. Not new but in building.
I cellent condition/ Ith attachments.Reasonable Job as baby sitter' or with elderly' '
a week of rumor and suspense. So Walt Mason. foi $65. Call Mrs. Stanj person. Dependable lad)'. Call Mrs
at ext. 8321. borman at 2-3808.
much, in fact, that V-E Day seems ages 1947 Crosley sedan. Only ',000) mile I I
than just three behind us. Call Hirsch at ext. 8161 before 17U, i I I MISCELLANEOUSFound
ajro-more ;years China still has its difficulties, Greece still I or at ext. 361 after 170O. a bunch of ten keys on ('chain
All-out warfare against the Japanese cul- 1946 two-door Hudson sedan with
only I back of Building 953. Call ext. 551.
fights against the guerrillas, Czechoslovakiastill 17.000 miles. Can be seen at Ships Lost, luminous dial .
V-J Day demobilization hous- watch with f"1(
minating on Service fllllnK station. 16SO.. Call
staggers from the loss by suicide of Jan pansioa bracelet. Last worn' at pollcourse.
shortages inflation and threats of a McStay at ext. .t6. .
ing If found. please call Lt. Hen
of the founder of the democracy 1941 Chevrolet In excellent condition
Masaryk, son I nlng at ext 226. i
third world war all followed in rapid-fire.I with/ new upholstery and paint Job. r !,
Moslem and Hindu nations
the of India
order. Crisis has followed crisis in swift $'JOO, Phone H. E. Bell at 5-4S35\\.
I I 1947 Buick Special four-door sedan
have yet to settle their disagreements
succession, making the defeat of the Axis I with/ radio and heater. Only fc,U*) Security Of .Military
i and the West ponders developments behind miles. 2475. Can Lt. Hollow ell at
Powers seem like something that took place I the Iron Curtain. 2-6813. News Studied IJy Movie
decades Hitler and Mussolini are char Kenmore deluxe electric: range, used
ago. With hopes of world unity and peace : for five months only. Will I sell tar i I Officials And EditorsSEA
acters out of the distant past. I half of original price. See Frank
fading, or at least not as bright as a coupleof Bull at 3434A Taylor Stiwt, Dvwe
On the anniversary of this significantdate I Park. ( ) --Leading magazine and
years ago, we are again forced to relyon
editors and movie and
in world history it is fitting that we 1941 Chevrolet club coupe with radio newspaper
the strength of armed forces. The
our heater and new tires. Has been kept radio officials have been appointed -
look around and take stock of our prog- Air Force will get new air groups, the num- clean. $750. Call A. E. Beck at ext.' by representatives of various

ress (or lack of it) toward world peace. ber as yet still undecided. All three branches 1939 424.Plymouth for SGuO. Has good news media to study the problemof
Have to this utop- tires radio and heater Call liaien naval and other military news.
progressed nearer :
we any Army, Navy, and Air Force, will probably at ext, 666. : Appointment of the eight-man
ian goal of mankind, or are we embroiledin have their strength increased by draft- I 191ftJ: Model A Ford body and motor subcommittee was made following

the same old game of power politics, I ing men for duty. And the Reserves con- in Wood excellent at ext., condition 727. Call R. J. a discussion by 22 news representatives -

secret treaties, entangling alliances, and tinue to expand through intensive recruiting 17-foot "Old Town' C'anoe11th/ new with 'Secretary of Defense
balance of ? How does the balance I outboard motor attachment new James Forrestal.During '
power campaigns. Soon, it is expected, camps and paddle, and new footboards. SeeS. I the D. CV
Washington. ,
sheet of the 1918 world situation read today : A.hlttlnKton at 2OH Cheiokte -
will stir
bases throughout the country with Avenue Ortega.Th'e.month meeting of the Voluntary Security
? Let us examine it and see. I renewed life and vigor as the training program -old Kenmore' vacuum I Conference, Secretary Forrestal

Violence flares in Palestine as the Jews : begins, duplicating the days of 40 cleaner inally priced with all at attachments.$75. will sell Orig for emphasized that United States

and Arabs gird for battle, with the UN and '41.In *45, See Mrs. G. B. Page at 33UBBGlbbs technical skill was a deciding fac-
Stieet. Dewey Pal k. tor in winning World War 11 and
unable or unwilling to do anything concreteto the meantime, domestic economic prob- Bedroom act Call Chief Hance at ext.' in maintaining our security.A .

stop it. In Colombia, only 'a few shore lems are as pressing as ever. Prices are still 8155.Road. or NAS.see at 112SB Allegheny I resolution was adopted which

weeks ago, fighting broke out on the streetsas in the clouds, housing is still fairly short, Slnglf'o"hcoel. luggage-t.vp trailer, haibeen pointed out that most media of
towed for only Mo mile Complete public information realized the
the delegates to the Inter-American Con- there are still strikes, automobile productionhas with/ slop light hook-up. IMS security problem confronting the
meeting to discuss problemsof not with demand thereis license. plate, hitches and a 5750
ference caught
were yet up taipaulln. See Moniel at the ordnance armed forces.' The Committee believes
peace. For democracy to win the Italian talk of a gasoline shortage and another shack in Hangar lie. or at adoption of a unified security -

elections, it was necessary to promise that fuel shortage in the coming winter, and 4022D 1600. Dewey' Park Annex after policy for the three services'

former Axis partner the return of Trieste, most economists warn that the current in- On suit of CPO blue, trouser size would permit all information not
35.: blouse size 44. One suit of CPO i involving military secrets to be
plus millions of dollars in Marshall Plan flationary boom will eventually end in an- aviation greens trousers size 34. I made available to the American
still the vote showed that the blouse size 42. Call Chief Thompsonat
aid and other depression.But ext. 661. public.

victory was secured by only a slight mar- most important, over all hangs the Motorola auto radio. Chief Thompson
ext. 661.
gin. The French government is none too dread cloud of the atomic bomb and the awful -

secure, with DeGaulle seeking to take over consequences awaiting mankind should FOK JUST

the reins of goverment, and Great Britainis large-scale warfare be permitted to envelopthe Nicely home, furnished one block: room from Five In private Points I

still struggling to make Labor Party rulea earth with its resultant unleashing of section and convenient' to two NAS At the Statloa Chspels Blrmi.r-
bus routes. Phone Mrs. Craedle after I hint R..d 14 M..tl. A..... .
success. mass atomic destruction. If statesmen ev- IhOO at 78544.Completely fr.te.tatOaJO

Elsewhere on the continent, as at home, erywhere keep the danger foremost in their and furnished housekeeping" downtown rooms/ apartments with Worship Service ChaplainA

there is a growing tension, a feeling of in- minds, some way may yet be found to pre- hot water and washing privileges. C Godly, Boyer Jolother.will 'preach en'A
734; West Adams
Street, three blocks
security. The world seems to be holding its vent the start of another global conflict from NAS bus line. Reasonable 1045-General Worship Service -
and to insure permanent lasting rate. Phone 4.955 and ask for Chaplain Francis L.Albf'rt
breath, waiting for something to happen. peace. Undo will talk on "In Rememb-
Three-bedroom house, with sale of rance of Our Mothers."
furniture. Has enclosed back yard. 0930-Sunday School. Small Chapel.
Children' required, pet accepted, Cath.U
tflEr Tall Lt. Berry at ext. 701. 0700-Maw.
lively' furnished lakefront home O.IOO--Ma.!
Beautiful surroundings, good fishing 1100-Mass.
ideal for baby. Only seven. An outdoor Nursery' for small children -
mile from NAS. Take Blandingroad Is maintained between OUtv
to Gulf Station one mile south and 1200,
ol Oi nx Puik. and follow Lakeside


6 May 1948 JAX AIR NEWS Page Threa

Naval Reserve Officers INTERVIEW NEW MEN -rr .
Studying I '' +
', i J. IP.C m
l. nMM Hnnvvv* M r"" :jr-iJ;" ,'Wr' : '<"".- "* <* 1 TdHA..A .

. Guided Missiles At Gun Factory : '{- ; .., IIL. P)1 i

I .
h -- --- -
SEA .Pilotless aircraft and These t
" ( )-- are being studied. bombs -..: .
'At radar-guided glider bombs are were the first entirely automatic ei t
among latest developments in guided missiles to be successfullyused v ; II' ;

. ti modern weapons now being: stud during the last year of the

. led by a group of Naval Reserve
' war.Other
officers at the Naval Gun Fac- phases include functionsof

! tory in Washington, D C guided missiles which seek out y
1. The 30 members of the group, their targets on land, sea and in
i -
the Reserve's first pilotless aircraft the air by means of television,
unit, are all officers with radar, radio or devices sensitive to
i, war experience or technical background sound, heat and magnetism.

ii:' in such aircraft and guid- .
ed missiles. Known as Pilotless
r Aircraft Unit W-1 the group currently FlightContinued
I is engaged in studying

t World War II developed equipment ( from Page 1)
as well as equipment invented the completion of this flight train-

and improved during the post- ing.After
war period two years total service r
Pilotless aircraft is one of the officers, who have successfully
weapons presaging instruments completed flight training, will be k r.
\' of future warfare. It is mastt'rF' allowed to request retention in the f
minded by the newest in mechanical regular Nayy as career officers
brains. Glider bombs, directed The request will be consideredby
by radar and known as "bats," a selection board prior to three

p, -- -- years service, if physically qualified !-
and selected, the applicantwill
be promoted to lieutenant,

Junior grade, USN. ......
Officers who are not selected for THE l'ERSON SITUATION- at NAS was eased somewhat last week with the arrival of a

3 ( V retention, or who do not request draft of seamen, the largest (n over six months, for duty here., To insure that each man was givenan
regular Navy duty, will be given assignment which would lead to the rate for which he was best suited the Personnel Office care
the rank of lieutenant, junior fully checked every man's service record and qualification card to determine his aptitudes and abili. I

: grade, USNR, and will serve their ties. Here, Paul E Dirks, PNC right and Joe Martin, PN2, (in whitest I query J. Austin, one of the
It... required time as officers in the new arrivals, as two others await their turn.
Naval Reserve
(Notes from NARTU)
If the candidate fails flight
(.:4Ilt.,'. Ntr- This ,.**k'. pal.
U d.v...... t.)1..11... tlu'1..- training, he will have his commission NAVY DIVERS AIDING GEOLOGISTSIN
ri.., Kmrrvr fi&bti.g tquntlron.) revoked and will receivea Hospital
CHERRY POINT HO! All Ma- discharge However, he may request -
Reservists of VMF-144 that he be considered for
pointing their talk to those annual retention in the general line of

'. maneuvers at Cherry Point the regular Navy. ChatterSlam
? which will be coming up before Qualified Naval Reserve officerson ( ) Mead reservoir, the world's largest arti.

" long. The boys are looking for- active or inactive duty will be Bam! Bang! The game ficial lake, is being combed by Navy personnel armed with

ward to a two-week cure for that permitted to apply for the new "Pandemonium. Where? Recrea- cameras, television and depth sounding equipment to find
,/ old nostalgia which comes creeping program provided they have not tion Hall When? Thursday nightat
out what the accumulation of silt and sand to the
is doing
failed 1930. You know, fellas, how
.' around every once in a while previously any military
'- when they remember the days flight training program Qualified this Red Cross can really cook up lake.] ,

when they were full-time Marines. Reserve officers on active duty some "lulus" Well, this tops the Technicians as well as expert Navy divers six enlisted

Considering; the fact that It's for who are designated as Naval Avi- list. 'Cause it's just what the name rien and a lieutenant were assigned --- ------ ..

only fifteen days, even the almost! ator may also enter the programand spells Be on hand and try your by BuOrd to work with geologists !
. forgotten notes of reveille won't will not be required to take luck. No foolin', really it's fun. and engineers of the InterIorDepartment' Jax-Navy Golfers
: sound too bad.Ve expect a either the indoctrination or flight The most outstanding event on '
.. much larger detachment from training courses. Reserve pilotson Red Cross ward party calendar is j| Geological Survey Trounced By Fort
and the Bureau of Reclamation
Jacksonville this year now that inactive duty will also be al- the Landon Glee Club group com- I
the squadron has reached its full lowed to apply for the programin ing out 12 May.' Yes, the patientson A fleet of small craft and a LinksmenJaxNavy's

;.', quota, and all training periods addition to the 650 quota. They Ward B-7 are the lucky ones. large self-propelled barge were i Benning

4' from now on till then will be will not be required to go through Yep, the girls are really good transported 300 miles overland to golf team lost s

Mt beamed toward just one thing. indoctrination, but, in most cases, looking. You fellas on B-7 will aid in the underwater research |I'1 one-sided match to the Fort Ben

5iC STORK CLUB NOTE The will be required to take a refresher probably forget all your aches The reservoir is formed by ning linksmen at the winner's

stork made" a landing recently course in flight training. and pains when you see these cute backwater from Hoover Dam, I I course last Saturday, 53* to 18'1.
S at the home of Tech Sergeant Reserve officers who appliedfor dollies in action. Just don't forgetto largest in the country which I The local club stood little chance
w7 Dodter and left a en-pound transfer to the Regular Navy pay a little attention to Miss spreads the Colorado River over ; since the Fort Benning creW'boasted
baby boy. Everyone is doing well and were not selected will be eli- Fridy that night just to make areas of Arizona and Nevada. The t 15 men who shot in the

\ including mom, the baby, and old gible to apply, providing they her feel good) 'cause you have to dam supplies most of the electrical i low 70's for the 18 holes.
have completed their college edu- put up with her every day, you
Doster himself power to Los Angeles as wellas
Joe MacDonald and sta.
r, DEEP ENU CLUB Sound the cation since their rejection. Any know, and you must not make her other southwestern areas Jack
pro Harvey picked up
Reserve officer under jealous.The .
Curfew for Staff Tucker 'I
'; Sergeant The harnessed Colorado River'drops eight points for the Jax-Navy
./1' who when for details the program, regardless of his patients wish to express '
.... most of heavy outfit in trimming the Doughboys -
as to why he will be unable to previous rank, will be given an their appreciation and thanks to I into the lake. This accumulation : first team. The other two
r .. make the maneuvers at the original appointment as ensign, the Junior Chamber of Commercefor
I ... of sand and silt over a 12-year members of Jax's first team Lt.
: "Point confessed that he's USN with a new date of rank the 50 free tickets to the Hip- i I
stepping has reduced the
period, slightly :, William Whistler and Ervin
off the end and taking specified in his new commission.HIs podrome Circus which were givento ,
l'. I cavity of the lake, making Its.J'space Scott, grabbed up seven-and-one-
l'It' unto himself a spouse. previous service will count them. It was really a treat available for water storage. !I half markers. Others on the team
WE FIX ANYTHING War- only for pay and longevity pur- and they thoroughly enjoyed it.Mother's .
t'';, Navy divers are expected to were Comdr. A. L. Berg, Lt. Jack
\engineerfrig poses.Naval Reserve Officer Day is 9 May. Not furnish information which will be Jones, Lt. B. M. Jones, Lt. William -
that don't nice things for
you how sedi-I
used to determine fast
Decker, Lt. H. -tewis, 1st
'0', be able to fix from aircraft Corps contract students will sub- her all around, but since
I' anything year ment is piling up on the floor of Lt. G. Mulane, Warrant OfficerH.
; to watches.Ve've mit applications for the programvia this is a special day set aside for
engines lake and what be done to
the can ,
H. Bush, R W. Faller AD1,
seen him working on the former their professors of naval science er, see what you can do that's a accumulation.
cut down the |
f Chief R. N. Thiel, and Chief Rex
' and he tells us he's and Reserve officers on ac- little extra special for her that
.; now. opening It is estimated that the survey I II Jackson.
up the St. John's Watch and tive duty will submit applicationvia day, will you? Red Cross has an will require 10 months. I]
Clock Service at 4118 Herschel their commanding officers. All ample supply of Mother's Day I t J I The Benning golfers toured

. Street. (Free plug) He promises. I others should apply to the nearest cards, so check by and pick one gray rug that is woven in a Lover's -i their course with marked effici-
to treat all naval and Marine per- Office of Naval Officer Procure- up. Knot pattern. Then, when the ency, losing ground only to Harvey -
ment, Naval Air Station, or Reserve I and MacDonald, who held
; sonnel right and, if he does as photo lab opens, you are sure that
good a job on watches and he Naval Air Station. PATIENT OF THE WEEK Ketcham is in' there, too. This! I their own against the top links-
does on engines, we're inclined to I To be considered for the first Our search for the patient of the same lad will take time out from men on the Benning outfit. The
think that his success is practically group to be ordered to active week narrows down to W. L. Gar- his projects to give us a helping I local team has been invited t>\
\ ready made. duty, probably around 1 July at vey, AE3, from Ward A-6. As hand when we need it, and that is return to Fort Benning for a return
NO SISSIES IUnE-'I'is rumored Pensacola, Florida applicationsshould you well know, Garvey needs no I often. match and will vie against
I that VMF-144: is going to organize I reach the Navy Depart- introduction because he is quitea Have you seen T. Crawford, FL the Doughboys in the near future.
a glee club but a fly hasbeen ment by 15 May. gad-about over the compoundcast I since he has started weaving that .
encountered in the ointment. To qualify for appointment under ( or no cast). He reported to snappy red and white table scarf* Why fool around? Start your

The plans were well laid but no the program the applicantmust this hospital 3 February with an..I I I Why, with that type of exercise ; Payroll savings plan NOW-an 1LJ. one would admit to singing anything be natiev born or have beena arm and back injury sustained I I his left arm will be good as new stick with it! There's EVERYTHING -
but bass or baritone. We naturalized citizen for the past when he forgot to zig when he in no time I in it for you!
ten years, must not be less than I at the of Roosevelt
need tenors, as does any glee club, zagged corner -- -- ----
but YOU lust can't get any of these 19 nor more than 25 years of age Boulevard and Park Street Gar- :
\ Marines to confess to having a 1 July in the year which he is vey says that curve just simply
WAVES Will Battle CPO's At
, voice any higher than the roar of commissioned, must be physically A slipped up on him. I
a wounded musk ox. qualified and aeronautically adap- He claims gun collecting as his
PROMOTIONS The followIng ted for the actual control of air- hobby and insists they are by far I Pnwnr Plant niamnnrl Tnmnirnw IH

,I men from the Jacksonvillearea craft; and must attain a minimum his only love. So YOU see" girls. |I I- W .. Wl .Mllfc ...... .. _... __ v..
i received promotion: mark of "C" in the aviation classification I even though he isn't married, he II
Local softball followers will get I -
) Master F test, the mechanical Isn't romantically inclined Reckon
2000 Thursday night when they openin
I a chance tomorrow night at
I B. and Herring, M. M.; Tech Sergeant comprehension test, and the flight you could change him ? r to see the 1918 version the NAS the Guls City League at
: Bradshaw, B.V.., Cut- aptitude rating; must have satisfactorily After leaving the hospital, he I WAVES in action when they Brentwood Park Last season the
I cliffe. B E.. Lasota, J W., Stev- completed four yearsin : is going back to duty to finish out tangle with the powerful CPO i I YES lost the city championship -
eua, G C.. and Roberts, A. Jr. an accredited college or univer- two more years with Uncle Sam. Club of Mamsidi at the Power to the Greyhound Girls, but
Staff rgeant-Clanton, J. D, sity; must oe strongly motivatedto As for plans for the future, Alaska I Plant diamond. The two teams will be out this year to capture
E D. Sr. Ferslew G. E fly and have potential officer- looks mighty to
Ayers promising will switch batteries for Fridaynight.s the coveted first-place position.
I .Foreman, J, V, Herlong, F. V., like qualities :end be of unques- him We could' say a lot of nice .
tilt, but the rest of the
Smith, W, C. C., and Stich, W. tioned loyalty to the United things about Garvey, but as he is '
line-up of each nine will remain FCSWVA Meets
C.; Sergeant Almond, J. A., States. so well-known, we don't feel it Friday;
Barr. L, \\ .. Cary, J, D, Benson, necessary! to go into detail. the same. I Sponsors Dance At Pier

rE", Holljingsworth, R. E., Kor- COURSE AT YEOMAN Well, Garvey: in two years we'll Chief Pete Gushanas. WAVES I The Federal Civil Service War
I J pita, J. B., Larsen, A. C, Lienau, think about you up there in Eskimo mentor, and Chief: Eagle-Eye) Veterans Association will hold its:
L.. Martin W. D, McKinney A SCHOOL SHORTENEDSEA Land rubbing noses: with the Etter of the CPO's, both promise regular semi-monthly meeting at

McMurry, W. M, Mortimer, R. F, ( ) The courses of instruc- Eskimo debutantes. a razzle-dazzle ball game. Each of 2030 Friday evening at the Seminole -
I ,..ts 1 Nicholson, N. K., Penn, H. R., tion athe yeoman schools at the outfits boasts plenty of hit- I' Hotel Commander Joe GOAB H

i Phillips, I, E. Jr, Ross, G. B, Naval Training Centers, Norfolk, Occupational Therapy ting power from the dish. Chief i urging all members to attend tiltS
Simms. I, H., Jr., Stephens. C. M., Va, and San Diego, Calif., havebeen L. J. McBee and Rav Laura Gu.shanos wilt have. Herschel Bor- ,'important session.
and Wiggins, E. C.; PFC--Collins shortened due to the serious have been making preparations den doing the chucking for his I

J. W, Combs, L., Cusic, D. T., shortage of yeomen throughout for some mighty special snap-
Jr, Clapp, R. E., Duguid, J. R., the Navy. shots. They're busy tooling leather
Ellis. J. D., Fussell, T. L., Godwin, All classes convening after 26 picture frames and lacing them inial' Representative
H E. Kongeal, K. A., Ledford, G. April will be of 10 weeks' duration for an extra set of pictures.

1.., Lawis, T E., Markle, J. W., It is planned to revert to the K. O Ketcham AD2, is a busy!'
I Roy W. E. Simms, H Boo Smith, fun course of instruction as soon person these days. You are mire
L. E.. Sutton. I.. E, Taylor C II, aa the yeoman shortage is re- to find bin in the O,T. shop He is
and Touchton, R F. duced. spending much time on a red and

I TEXT 1\lt 'ru \TED I




& IUt n_ NAS Is FourthIn

Y \ a "" '
K ] c Safety Among ,

d5 :' : SALLIES ,, Naval Air Stations

S S : : M
n: t I I NAS Jacksonville ranked fourth'

r +.. i I among the five major Naval Air .J

SEASON'S SPORT. Last week'sfray Stations in safety during 1947, the

Jax Air News learned this week.
t together with Horton's loss,
6 According to Vol. 5, No 3 of
gave Supply-ers a clean slate in
a three-way tie for the League position the Safety Review for March

If they take the Jax Jr. 1948, NAS Alameda, California

>. Collegers tonight (Stadium, 2nd topped the list with a frequencyof
t ) the of the first
game game
k N y 6.15 and a severity of 0.233.
half so far will be the clash withHorton's
NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island ,
next Thursday. At this
1 was runner-up with a 7.27
writing, a practice game with a
and 0.162
frequency severity. ,
beach team is scheduled Monday
NAS Norfolk, Virginia, ranked .',
about 9 P. M. at Gonzalez
night I .
i 4 third with a 9.39 frequency and ; '
: AM Park there. The NAS Fla I I .:1
a 0.290 severity. NAS Jax: settled :
Hawks, managed by Fred Davis,
a I i:
the fourth spot with 9.64
i in a
Frank Courtney, and Bucky Harris -
> and a 0166
frequency severityfor
are playing regular games I 1947. Pulling the rear for
Wilder Third and
now at Park
the major air stations was NAS
Mt. Herman Streets Their sched-
: ,I San Diego, California, which hada
ule and playing times will be pub-
9.64 frequency, tying with NAB
lished on bulletin boards as soon
I Jax in the frequency bracket, anda
as they are available. Weekdayeames
Q ...... :-. ._ ?"".":-.w.:. .,_ are free onlv a small admission I severity
THE ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR CABLE and Tie Rod Shop is mainly responsible for the inspection is charged on week-ends.
1 overhaul, and manufacture of all aircraft cables and handling slings. In addition, the shop The Hawks are also schedulingsome j i where they expect to settle down. /

I, swages tubing and terminals on cables and tests pungee cords and chains used on aircraft. Here, R. out-of-towners during their I They'll stop where they please, as
P. stevens Jr and A L. Hargnett AMG's serve a handling sling to be used within the department season. Manager Davis reports long as they like, and fish, swim

that the pitching staff is weak I and take life easy Seen in

----- --- and asks that anyone on the station -, the most surprising places around

: b'J #! t CHOICE JOBS OPEN -him from, if any interested departmentcontact in trying- I I badge Supply numbers together 1-2037- and and often 2-0265.- :

I 'EEZlrYL/- I. Local No. 579, AFGE, is still t.
out.IN .
IN GUAM SAYS MEMO AND AROUND. Your take I running a membership drive, under

,I---- AROUND 'W home pay, which increased today the direction of R. McKinnon, 1
wpe... A number of vacancies now ex- for IV-B's and will increase to- Central Packing Section Meeting
.- .- I ist in the professional engineering is the third Saturday this month-
Engineering Caroline 110tollEven \\- morrow for per diem's (income tax
if little Miss Lois Ellen J'I and real estate appraiser categories reduction, you know), could prof- May 15th Old-timers back .

Hall is a week old, we still I son last week. CongraulaUons, I in Guam, it was revealed in itably be put into Security Bonds I again: Australia Perry Tom I
want to offer our congratulationsto fellow. Industrial Relations Department via the payroll deduction plan. Ramsey, Howard Lemon, and Au-

Herbert. She was a big girl, memorandum No. 10-48 issued You won't miss it if you sign up brey Isaac Newcomers: Hector -
Who is the in the In- I
too-eight pounds, one ounce. I inspector last week. right away and let it be salted ("The Sheik") Hidalgo Aida
We're happy for you, Herb. strument Shop that is learning to The jobs include Associate Ar- away in bonds, making four for Mixson (la transferee from ATD),

Shame on Bill Early! Last week be a "Ham Actor" and doing swell chitectural Engineer (Site Planner three Lt. Colonel (retired ) I'Ruth L. Linn, Virgil H. Price "
so far. He says he's tired of being P-3 Assistant James Cease, Emily Burnett (wife
when the students from Dupont ), ; Architect, Orville Booth wants Fridays of .
High School were visiting in the t nurse maid. I P-2; Assistant Engineer, P-2; each week declared as official lof Tom Burnett, another Supply-
| D. C. Plummer is all smiles at ) and Harold B. .
Material Lab, our ex-Marine was Civil Engineer, P-3; Electrical En- "Bow-Tie Day" for Supply-ers er Savage I
last.). He's being discharged and is P-3 and Real Estate : Claire ;
demonstrating the art of glass gineer ; Ap- So, all you men, tomorrow is the Unexpected departure
blowing to the girls. Right in the going back to Mass. Lots of luck'In praisers, P-3. The salaries for first one. Drag that loud numberoff ''Thomas, whose return visit withus
midst of the demonstration, the civilian ]life, Mr. Plummer. these positions including the 25: the tie-rack, twist it around has been too brief, leaves today

chief who was with the girls said I If you noticed the sad look on per cent differential pay for overseas your neck tomorrow, and show Bill Phillips reports that
they would have to leave. Never Wilson's face last week, it was all range from $4,2i6.50 to the gals your answer to the new- I "warizell" and that he intends; to I'I'I

have heard so much groaning and because of the death of his poor $6,127.50 per annum for a 40-hour look Spiced tongue: Said L. make a startling announcementsoon

moaning. You see, Bill had givena cat. I understand it was one of week R. Hill, "If all our mistakes were published via Sallies -I
couple of these trinkets as sou- the nicest funerals. Several flow- Persons desiring transfer to beef steaks, we'd never go hun- Post 137 is giving another dance 1'1 1

venirs, and the other girls wantedone ( ers and tears; of course, from any of these positions should sub- gry!" Speaking of mistakes, at the hall tomorrow night, according '
also. Well, Sir Galahad fix- Wilson. You have our deepest mit standard form 57, in dupli- Estelle Boyd mistook the chlorinein to Sid: (Billy Rose) Cort- -

ed that-he said if they'd leave sympathy.We cate, to the Bureau of Yards and the drinking water for old age, vriendt. Sid has the tickets, which '

their address he would mall them welcome Blessings and Rob Docks, Washington, D. C., via of- and GeeGee Gahagan mistook a are going fast, and which entitle

hum-m-m-m-m. Anyway, I erts to the Gyro Room Hope you ficial channels of this station. salted jelly-bean as interferencewith the bearer to a door prize (if he's "

understand one of the girls want- like it, boys. Employment contracts are for a his plan for posterity lucky). Incidentally, BillRoseSidis
ed to be placed at the top of his sea period of one year and housing is Dream come true: Eunice Syverson planning a station-wide beauty

list. Now, no fooling, don't you I not available for dependents, the leaves tomorrow for one of contest, to follow Supply's, as soon
think all that's a little unfair to InspectingThe ) memo stated. Further informationand those delayed honeymoons that is as proper permission can be given '

the Lab's most eligible bachelor, the necessary forms may be really a dream-come-true. She And, by the way, ballots for
Joe Carswell 7Understand obtained from the Industrial Rela- and her husband have bought a Supply's nominations will be pub-
tions Department in Bldg. 450. trailer in which they'll live and lished here next week.
"Lover Lewt tour the the entire
Franlin" did quite a bit of enter-
taining that day, too. One of InspectorsBy Traffic U. S., and perhaps, Canada, for I Navy Wives Club Meets "
Drop In several months (from three to
the teachers visited Libbya in the I
Today Bingo TonightThe
six of them). Eunice, who has ;
Drafting Unit. Libbya said it Helen Burnette
Deaths Recorded never been out of the State, can't regular monthly business
would have to be a female teacher. Sorry to report that Chief D.
talk to you about it without meeting of the Navy Wives Club
We are wondering if Jo Misleh H. Murphy is confined to the hos- i glowing with excitement. will .
Drivers Startingwith i be held at the Dewey Park
ate bird seed while he in the pital. We will be By Navy
was hope you soon a tour of Florida, they'll follow clubhouse from 1400 to 1600 today '
sick bay. We've about decided it's back with us, Chief. I a zlg-zag pattern throughthe it was announced this week.
(SEA-Navy) and Marine Corps
the same kind our boy Frankie At last Homer L. Mills ,SA, Southern States up to the A $97 jackpot will be offered at .
drivers recorded a drop in I
eats. The fellows in the Lab say messenger in the department, can traffic deaths during 1947. A sharp major Eastern cities, then midwest I I the club's Bingo game tonight J'

you keep them working with vigor go home to Charleston, S C., for decline in injuries and and finally over to Seattle I i which starts at 2000. .
Jo, but when you hit one of good. After patiently ( ?) wait- ---- 11''
those Hillbilly notes, that does it! almost month he damages was also noted.
ing a was finally
Just who is it in Engineeringthat called to the Yeoman The drop is considered the resultof
I an order requiring all militaryand S-E-RV-I-CE EXAM tiL
can't with whose !
neighbor, huh get? along -and to you did, Mills he grin.! Well, good luck civilian drivers of Navy and CIVIL

Marine Corps vehicles to take a
Things were pretty quiet last I Two new messengers in the de special driving examination to test

week, but it's not that way this partment-Richard V. Matt, SA, their skill and fitness. Personnelwere Bulletin Boord ti

1 week. Welcome back Jack Silver. I and B. F. Matthews, SA. We hope required to take the examin-

Planning 1..lon-by Wjnona I you fellows enjoy working withus. ation regardless of how long theyhad
I The following Cl\il Smlre Kxaminatlons
SpurlockWe understand that have been announced. Ji
"little Doris" Negrych has a been driving. Unless otherwise Indicated, the examinations: are unassembled, and
What certain chief in Forty cent of the 200,000 individuals -
Supply per ,
tiful black bathing suit. \ the necessary' forms should be filed l In time to reach the cognizant
beaU-j is noted for who have taken the tests
Inspection buying
Board before the
where they found one dosing Copies of all annoiinirment areposted
for the ? have failed. An individual must be
peanuts We! won-
gang the Bulletin
enough? Is that your on Hoard in the lobbv of Illdir. 4/50.. .-
this month's Life magazine cov- der! Anyone desiring a bag of 18 years old to drive a Navy motor FOREMAN, BED AND DESK .1'I
Chief Dawson. He'll vehicle and 21 to drive a bus. SE'l'\ic-
er, Doris? REPAIR SHOP, $1.12 per hour; I U. S. Civil Region, NewPoft
buy 'em for you! 1 FOREMAN MACHINE SHOP, Office Building, Atlanta 3,
Is it true that has
Henry pretty
Here's in the Chief railed $1.28 per hour; FOREMAN. Georgia
legs in swimming trunks-Is it, "TO'sIlIK" Anchorage will be open FURNITURE REPAIR SHOP, I FIREMAN AND FIREMAN

Hank? Who boatwl out Into the again on Mondays beginning next $1.32 per hour; and FOREMAN (POWER PLANT), $1.12 per hour.
We wish to say "welcome home"to uashle week, Ship's Service announced OFFICE" APPLIANCE REPAIR I No closing date. File with Recorder

Jim Vearil on his return to the With his heart all set on fishie yesterday Regular weekday hours SHOP, $1.40 per Hour. Closes 20 Board of U. S. Civil Service .
Planning Division. He has been But all he get is a lot of will be observed. :May 1918. File with Secretary, Examiners for the Charleston Na i I {

out in the shops for quite some \\Ishle! Board of U. S. Civil Service Ex- Shipyard, Naval Base, South
time but hasn't forgotten us. Inknown (and we don't aminers, Camp Gordon, Augusta, Carolina.
blame 'em UTACK YOUR. JACK Georgia. I J' litval
It looks like everyone was out ) I' REFRIGERATION MECHANIC -

in the sun this past week-end What chief raids all the G. I. WITH PAYROLL SAVINGS. REPAIRMAN, OFFICE APPLI- ', $1.33 per hour. Closes 21 May ;
from all the red faces and pink cans in the Housing Area when ANCE, $2469.24 per year. Closes 1918. File with Recorder, Board of .

tinge were seen at the Beach by this What was the matter with the Board of U. S. Civil Service Ex- the U. S. Naval Air Training Bases ))1

reporter. I made sure they didn't thermos Jug, "Trader Abie" Mar- aminers, Camp Gordon, Augusta. Pensacola, Florida.FIREFIGHTER .
see me, for how can you get news tin? v Georgia.
i if folks are on their guard? What inspector in Engine Over- CRANE GROUNDSMAN $.77 I 469.24 and GUARD $2-r l4
$2,691.06 Closes ,
It seems that Drinkwater wasa haul is Ford Company's publicity and $89!> per hour Closes 20 May 28 :May 1918. File per with year.Secre- ','
this week- agent ? 1948. File with Executive Sec-
very popular man
tary Board of U. S. Civil Service
several thousand We to that retary, Board of U S. Civil Service
end. He was among are happy report II II II'I Examiners for the Volunteer Ordnance
women-In Tallahassee, too. W. E Miner has been moved horn Examiners, Memphis General De- Works, Chattanooga, Ten-
You'll be the envy of lots of men I the hospital to his home. Mr. Miner pot, Memphis 2, Tennessee. I nessee.

now!! I has been seriously ill for over DRAFTSMAN (Aeronautical, OPERATING ENGINEER

Understand that Caroline Howell I six weeks, and we are very gladto Architectural, Civil, Electrical, (WATER AND SEWAGE), $1.03 !!J

Engineering reporter, will know that his condition is im Electronics, Mechanical, Struc- per hour. Closes 28 May 1948.
leave today on a three-week I proving. We do hope it won't be tural, Topographic, and General) File with Secretary, Board of U.

..But,l it's.more than..* leave|.*leave'j!| long...__until_ he is _back...._._with_"'_ 1.us." 00. '.., $1822 through $3397.20 per an- S, Civil Service Examiners for
breath: waiting for something to happen i land to-inbure' ..... num. Closes 21 May 1948. File with Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, .
.. I :;:' :' Recorder, Board of U. S. Civil South Carolina :
Service Examiners for the U. S.
"'" Naval Air .
'- Training Bases, Pen- GINEER <( .. ... J, I "J..I. eacola, Florida. AGE), $1.22 per hour. Closes 28 '
.r fANp1' At ot, ,-: ) JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL AS- I
May 1948. File with Secretary,
fi :
---.J 1 : SISTANT (LIBRARIAN), $2644 Board
tl I of U S. Civil Service Examiners -

...,. I per year. Closes 13 May 1948, File for Shaw Air Force Base,
I with the Regional Director, Fifth Sumt r, Sooth Carolina.


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6 May 1948 JAX Am NEWS Page Five ..

Enlisted Retirement Laws Are Outlined I IHated

(KEA1' Provisions of the enf 1 f
personnel' retirement laws I for such retirements Is! containedIn Dates of retirement are computed lie Law 732 ((75th Congress). serve Act of 1938)) and Public
are explained in a general outline Public Law 177 ((3 March 1899)as at time of transfer to the Fleet -Honorary retirement without Law 482 (76th Congress! ) (Naval
Resell, compensation from Naval Reserve Aviation Act of 1910),
repared by the BuPers Enlisted '
amended by Public LAW 174 ((2
etirement Section. .From the Fleet Reserve because upon reaching age of 61 or upon a The outline cites what serviceis
Compiled for the purpose of assisting March 1907). of physical disability. Such man's o\Xn request after completing counted which will apply for
in an understanding of en- -From the Fleet Reserve following enlisted personnel are retire if 20 years' active or inactive purposes of retirement. It also details .
listed retirements, the outline is completion of SO )'ears' active found physically unfit for any duty service. Authority for this methods and procedures to ba
not to be construed as representing -I and Inactive service Combined regardless of having completed ment is! contained In Public rPtire-j used in applying for retirement of
legal opinions of the Navy De active and inactive service Is 30 years' service, according to Pub- 732 ((75th Congress) ( ," regular Navy personnel.
partment. Generally)) retirementsof I computed for such retirement In -- ------
enlisted personnel from the naval accordance with Public Law 732 Ship Intercepts Stork
service are divided into the (75th Congress) (Naval Reserve
five following classes: Act of 1938). Retirement Is auto
From the regular Navy after ; matic on the first day of the month Navy Wife Gives Birth To DaughterEn I I
completing 30 years' !service! and after completion of 30 years' com-
30 years' active service. Authority I bined active and Inactive service
Route To Husband In Coco Solo
--- ------ -- ------
-- -- -
; :' (SKA)-Intercepting the storkis Solp:
RESERVISTS NEED YEAR'S SERVICE not usual Navy procedure, but maintaining a fatherly watch and side the pier atCoco
to the crew of SS President Ad- keeping passenger and ship's com deliver the mother ant baby's(13hours
it is routine. pany informed. later. And the ship's com- I
ams becoming
FOR ENTRANCE TO NAVAL ACADEMYSEA For the second time the Presi- Chief Janas, who is attached to pany made it unanimous' by liningthe
USS Valcour waS' all smiles as rails-complete with broad
dent Adams has assisted in the
( )- ,One of the principal re birth of a future "salt". This time, the President Adams pulled along- smiles.
gible for the competitive exam-
Reservists inations for appointment, he must the ship's surgeon assisted the

Naval Academy is a year's service I ((1)) be a citizen not more than 21 Olga stork Joanne in delivering Janas' a, son whose to Mrs.hus- AEC Joins Navy In I Dancing Classes Are

.by 1 July of the year in which ap- I. years of age, ((2) have been in band, Edward S. Janas, CMM, Started At Nursery
'pointed. So declares an announce- the Reserve for a year, ((3)) be anxiously was awaiting the eventin Scientific ResearchSEAA
ment listing requirements for application attached or associated with the Coco Solo, C. Z. I Dancing classes for children are
Organized Reserve and have main- ( joint program
Reservists for
among appointment The future recruit, named now being given on Saturday at
tained Navy
by the Secretary of the efficiency through physical and medical scientific research -
ance at 27 drills between 1 July of Michael Adams Janas (the Adamsin the Nursery. Enrollment for the
Navy. has been by I
honor of the ship) was born in
the year preceding appointmentand classes may be made by calling
Each SecNav Is authorized the Office of Naval Research and
year the third Wednesday in the President Adams' sickbay at 1940on ,
the instructor, Mrs. Carol Morgan
to make these Reserve appointments following April (the latter date 8 April in the Caribbean. the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission -
to the Adacemy under conditions or the nursery supervisor, Mrs
being set aside for mental examination Making the delivery was Lt.
','- similar to those by which Frances Skaggs, at ext. 368.
, ... ), ((4)) have a good record, (jg) Louis C. Bruno, aided by Lt. A total of approximately 750:'
regular Navy enlisted nrrtn be For children two to three
may I ((5)) submit application prior to 1 Florence M. WisneskI, chief nurse. ONR research projects are being yearsof
selected. A total of 160 appoint- classes will be staged from
) age
October of the year preceding appointment They were given assistance by studied. Results will determine
ments will be made from among enlisted 1100-1300 for 50 cents apiece. For
- I ((6)) have been recom- the ship's hospital corpsmen while whether the research will be con-
personnel l in the Navy's Reserve | children over three years of age,
'mended by his commanding officer, the vessel rode steady; before high tinued and intensified under the I
including MarCo the dance lessons will be given
: and ((7)) meet moral, mental and wind and heavy sea under com- joint sponsorship. Funds made I
r. earlier in the morning. Girls will
';" [physical requirements.The mand of Captain William H. Duvall available by AEC are being usedin I
,;., Before a man may become ell- be given instruction from 0900
the which started in
: --- age requirement is the only program i 1000 while boys classes are from,
one which can be waived, all others In the absence of the fathertobe 130 civilian institutions since ONR 1000 to 1100. Rates for the older
: tie re being statutory. If a man served the ship's executive officer, began operations two years ago. children will be $1 per lesson.
rt- for a year honorably during World Lt. Comdr. Harry A. Clark did an Selected for support are 29 med-
.... War II, the age limit is extendedto admirable job of pinch-hitting. He ical and biological research projects -'Tentative approval has been given
23. paced the port main desk passage including cancer studies. I to 30 nuclear physics projects. .
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'" J .J L I Local Diamond In First NATAC Encounter 1

'' ."' ," .,..,., .., ",. ''' Another NATAC twin bill is on the schedule for the Jax-Navy Fliers this weekend I
': "--', '" $' ,' when the powerful NATTC Memphis Hellcats make their initial appearance on ,
l' A ."* : the Mason Field diamond. Both games are sla ted to get underway .at 1100 on Saturday i

: and Sunday.
h The Fliers captured their first two con tests of the NATAC diamond war last weed \
y ., I
: end by downing the Cornus Christi Comets twice on the local diamond. The Fliers drub- i

... bed the visiting Texans, 15-3.: on uh___ i iI
Saturday and then were forced to I
last Saturday, And, with the aid :, when they collected two more \
'. : go all out in tripping: the Com- I
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<' f.: of a little wildness on the part of markers, one of these being a
.,:? .'; ; ets on Sunday, 6-5. The duo of
four-base blow Werner Their
wins over the week-end put themon the Comet hurler, they capturedtheir I by
I last run came in the eighth on
top in the conference and sent Initial NATAC game, 15-3 ,
their victory skein to four in a errors.
The locals pounded out 10 hits, fliers Drop Bullets
row since they had tripped Green I
I Cove Navy on Friday, 10-5, and while the Comets were able to The focal diamondeers rang up[

banged out a 16-15 win over the get to "Lazy" Jim Daley for eight I their tenth win of the season I
I Norfolk Bluejackets last Wednesday base blows. Daley chucked no- [ Friday when they tripped the
; hit ball for six and a third innings Green Cove nine, 10-5, on the
k n mC Georgia University, Savannah before the visitors were able 'II loser's field. "Ace" Woolbright I

Branch, played host to the Fliers I to bang out a safe blow. I I went the distance for the winners

Monday and Tuesday, and the local The locals lost little time, and sewed up his own win by
nine is scheduled to travel to chalking up three markers in the I, blasting a homer in the top of the
Winter Park, Fla., today to tangle initial frame when hot corner ninth with two men aboard. This
with the Rollins College Tars this guardian Angelucci walked, went i i was Woolbright's third hit in four
second appearances Friday, as he connected -
afternoon. to on first sacker BillCrane's !
for a double and single in
bunt, and came home on
-- - his other to the plate.
Gate's single to right. Werner goton
: LATE BULLETIN I by a Comet error, stole secI I Bob Duval. Flier catcher,

U Jax Fliers ond as Gates was pilfering third, smashed out two singles and a
I and then both base runners came double for four times at bat
their fifth I across as Shaw blasted a single I while Daryl Shaw, Flier second
diamond win :Monday through the box. | baseman, blasted out a triple and
double in three trips to the dish
I afternoon when they In the Flier half of the second,
The Fliers started in the first
defeated the University of I Higgins drew a pass, Daley sing frame, sending three runs across,

S'M 1 Georgia, Savannah Branch, led, and Higgins scored a minute They were never headed, althoughthe
later when fielder Bill
115 i : to 5 at Savannah. The I Wyman singled Angelucci was Bullets pulled within a run in
> the sixth,
second game on Tuesdaywas I hit by a pitched ball, loading the
called in the third sacks. Bill Crane cleaned the Norfolk 1'O..1J ThrillerIn

frame because of rain with base paths as he blasted a long one of the longest gamed
double" to deep right center. Five the season, the local club outscured -
the score knotted1all.. more runs were added in the the Norfolk Bluejackets in a
; -- --- -- -- third when Bienaman singled, run-marathon 16-15, before 400<

HiersMn, 6A -\ Higgins walked, and Daley con fans last Wednesday. The visit.
_______ nected for his second straight hit, ors connected for 16 hits, while
i brilliant relief job by "Ace" scoring Bienaman the Jaxmen collected 13. Bill Wy
Woolbright saved the day for the Angelucci walked, loading the man homered" in the fifth with two
Filers Sunday as the locals had to sacks once again. The Comets aboard to pace the locals Tony

} u scrap until the final out in cop- I unloaded their starting hurler, i iI Gezelll did the mound chores for

0 ..1t .,', ping a well-played encounter, 6-5, I Grasso, but the new relief, Bill I the Fliers, receiving credit fur
y over the Comets. Tony Gezeli Washburn, hit a streak of wild- the win. The Norfolk nine haul
w.. : started on the hill for the locals I ness and walked Crane, Werner I spilled the Fliers the previous day,

and gave up only six scatteredhits and Shaw to force three mark- : 1 l-2, but a revamped line-up for
: up to the seventh frame I ere across the plate, Then Wash- I the Fliers changed the story on
when he weakened and was blast- 'burn settled down and held the I II Wednesday, although it took quite
ed for four consecutive base Fliers scoreless until the sixth some time to finish it.
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knocks, finally being relieved by ---------

Woolbnght after the Texans had I POOL LIFE GUARDS I

',.- rii' pulled within a lone marker of ,. ,
the Fliers Woolbright fanned the .;
first man he faced with two men
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SOME OF THE highlights of the-Fliers' 'double win over the aboard, getting the locals out of
[(Corpus Christi Comets last week-end are pictured above. (Top) trouble. He gave up one run in
Pitcher Jim Daley of the Jax-Navy nine lays down a bunt which the top of the ninth, but held his
traveled along the third-base foul line. Daley was thrown out by one-run lead since the locals had
Pitcher George Grasso of the Texans, but Daley was credited with collected another marker in the
a sacrifice as Pinky Higgins, who had just singled, moved on to bottom half of the eighth. Gezeli ,
second on Daley bunt. (Center) Bill Crane, Flier first sacker, received credit for the win '
hustles to beat out an infield hit in the fourth frame of the gameon Right fielder Bob Gates started *'
Saturday afternoon which the Fliers won, 15-3, (Lower) Ken things off for the locals in
Werner, Flier catcher, takes a long stride across home plate after the second canto by drawing a
blasting a four-bagger deep into right field, Werner circuit clout walk, going to second when Ken
came in the seventh inning with no one aboard. Catcher Ralph Werner, Flier backstop, also drewa 4,
Langwood and umpire Bert Maxwell stand around the dish as gratis pass. Both runners came .
Werner touches the plate. The Fliers captured the second NATAC scampering home on Johnny Bien-
encounter Sunday afternoon by winning a thrilling 6-5 contest aman's booming double to deep
from the Texans.Varsity left center The latter scored
------ when the left fielder muffed the
pill. The Fliers added two more
Softball Tryouts tallies in the fourth when keystone -
. sacker Daryl Shaw walked -

Bienaman again connected fur
Will Begin Next TuesdayUnder a sharp single to center, and a

Gezeli helped his own cause by
the direction of Chief --- --- ---
!: driving Shaw across with a single
George" Bomfa, Jax-Navy Flier ord set by the 1917 Fliers who, to right. Bienaman came scurrying x

varsity! softball tryouts will beheld as sports followers will remember home on a passed ball. I Ep J
starting at 1930 next Tues- I went to the finals of the Pinky Higgins scored the win- ,
day at the Power Plant diamond. I ning run in the last of the eighth
This will be the initial practice All-Navy Softball Championshipsin when he went to first on a field-
session and all softball California, bowing to the
aspirants er's choice, stole second, and
are urged!: to turn out. I eventual All-Navy champs, NAS 'waltzed home on Ray AngeluccI's
Alameda Hellcats in
a four-game
Practices will be held nightly single to right. The Comets got
affair I four markers off Gezeli in the
after Tuesday so acting coach I '
Many of last year's squad have seventh on four straight hits and
Bomfa will have a chance to been discharged or transferred to
i two Flier miscues, They clipped
screen out men for the varsity other stations, but the Fliers' key
off another tally in the final inning (
nIne. Bomfa has announced that battery of last season, pitcher I but ... .
a full schedule is being mappedout I Woolbright stymied ....- .
Daryl "Dumpy" Shaw and catcher I their attack by forcing the last
for the local diamond outfit Doug Roberts, will be aroundto man to ground out with the sacks wNON' Til.VT n.I.IWITIIJH: : : i is here, white hats and their
this season with some of the top handle those important duties I loaded The Texans outhit the dependents will be flocking to the Malnside pool in ever-increasing

service. teams in the South slated for the locals this season, First Fliers, 13-6, but hustle and headsup numbers for a little relief from the heat Large crowds have been
to face the Fliers. Also on the sacker Ed Heft and left fielder ball playing by the Jaxmen I taking advantage of the huge pool back of Ship's Service, and the
schedule are the leading independent Frank Retrivi will also be backto paid off in another conference' lifeguards must be on the alert watching the non-swimmers and
nines from Jacksonvilleand help the locals' cause. The lat- win. swimmers cavort in the water. Here are the men who are serving
other squads throughout the ter two men were outstanding Stomp. Comets 1,1-3 I' as lifeguards at the Mamside. pool and the CPO pool which will be I'
state stickmen and will be heavily de- opened soon-fiont row, left to right, Bill Houseman. Harold
Last Season's" Outfit I pended upon this season. The Coaches Bill Harrington and Morris, and George Riph: back row, left to right, Chief Art

This vears softball team will Fliers Irptured 32 wins last Frank McCaffrey's Fliers hit I Stheafter, Bill K.'hi. Bill dibbs. and Lt Paul J, King, who I* in
Siva t.t,,> huvlto t eqm: the r"- .H '1 ",'hll.. losing but six I about everything they swung at I charge ut the swimming department and the poob.Page .


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: oulhit almost two-to-one the Jax-Navy Fliers showed

heir hackers last Sunday that if they hustled] they could
win a ball game without too much stick power. Win it they,
-lid. too, although the 400 fans in the stands had their

1 "yx .16 Y doubts at times. It looked wonderful, though, to see the

Fliers hustle in and out every inning, plus "talking" it

up while the Comets were at bat. With a little more
: :
1I I pint: like that from all hands (spectators, that is) the

Fliers might turn in a brilliant season yet. '

5. .
1I Had a chance to talk to the active teaching golf pro,

..sI George Duncan, (see picture elsewhere on page), at the

I 'W lill li.4"'X" ---'""'."-""""" "" "'''''''''''-W'---' :: \\all l'J' i'II'i' ,_. n Golf Shack the other day and, after some probingfound

"JTKIM: lOl'K' U'AISTLINK'!" "Stay In top physical shape! Yes: those are but a couple of the 'out some Very interesting facts. The local pro holds a brilliant )

remindersvhnh have greeted NAS Jax WAVES through the doors and over the loudspeaker at I record of a carded ;57 for 18 holes. Duncan set this
I the WAVES barracks Shown above are some of the WAVES who turned out last Friday night for the
record when he was at a Country Club out in Idaho.
conditioning i lass held regularly by Skipper Edy The gals do sit ups and many other conditioning pro
exercises which will help keep them in the very bi st physical shape: Those I reminders are in order I After a little more probing, \\e found that the world's record
for some of the men WI" ve seen around here tooi' for 18 holes is 33:) ), carded by a W. A. Smith of Woolacombe

Bay, England. Duncan's mark should then be one of the

lowest ever shot on any golf comse.
Mural Softball
He also has some substantial witnesses to attest to

I the fact that he shot the blazing !57. The club president,

the secretary, and the chairman of the greens committee

Leagues; ProveMainside's Popular St.were Varies in the course.foursome that afternoon as they toured the

Duncan also claims two irs: one made in Alberta,
softball -- -
ons had played but two games, I The schedule for today finds Canada, where the course is 7,000 yards. The other was

leagues have been greeted ': and many observers have tabbed Supply and Inspection tanglingon made in Manning, Iowa, where Duncan had 11 birdies and
with plenty of enthusiasmin diamond two, CPO and Ord-
them as the outfit to beat in the one bogie. Can anyone top) 11 birdies for 18 holes ? Strangeas
the two weeks they have nance and Gunnery scrapping on
Gold league. Both the Marine and diamond three, and NARTU and it may seem, the stocky, well-built links pro has played
been in operation. Nearly 100 A&R nines have slipped by their NAMTD battling on diamond four. golf for over 25 years but has yet to make his first hole-

fans turn out nightly to wit- opponents with some ease, but a NATS, the seventh club in the in-one, something an amateur does every so often-that is,
ness these softball tilts to sure battle is due to be on tap league, drew the bye for today's'
if lady luck is with him.
when these top squads tangle with schedule.
cheer their respective squadsto
each other.In 55 .
victory. All teams in both Standings of the two leaguesas I
Monday's slate of games, of 1200 Tuesday: I This week-end the Fliers will tangle with the Memphis
]loops have been playing good
the Marines toppled the ParaLoftnine BLUE LEAGUE
Hellcats in two NATAC A
loop encounters. familiar face
ball, and some of the finest 10-1; Naval Hospital dumped TI.AM: WON I.OsfM .
0 greeting the Fliers Saturday will be Duke Lallullier third
diamond play yet seen at its arch-rival the Mainside lines 4 ,
:Mainside has been evidencedin Dispensary, 4-1, in a real thriller; A&R Naval Hospital 3 3 0 1 sacker for the visiting Tennesseeans. Lallullier, Mainside
Assembly & Repair downed a MainsUle Dispensary 2 2 followers will remember, was the hot corner guardian for
the fight for the first scrappy Flag Unit nine, 6-4, In Flag Unit 1 3
the NATTC Air Haiders a season back but at the
VM Unit 1 3 present
thriller VM
place slot.Marines. another softball ; and
A AII I'mlrfeateri Unit took the measure of IATU, IATU Pain-LoU 0 1 3 3 he's slugging the pill at a .3'>0 clip.

The Marines and A&R remain 11-2. Last Thursday, play in the OLD LEAGUE 5.
undefeated in the Blue circuit, Gold loop found the CPO's down- CrO Club 2 0
Bob Duval Flier catcher into the
NARTU 2 1Ordnance reserve stepped
while the crack CPO Club rules ing ; edg-
the roost over in the Gold loop ing Inspection, 6-5; and NATS NAMTD and Gunneiy 1 1 1 1 I limelight last Friday as he blasted out a double and

At press time the Green Drag- winning a default from Supply, Supply 1 2 two singles in four trips to the plate against the Green
the Insptt li lien 1 2 I
7-0. Supply won encounter
Continued 8))
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NATS 1 2
I BUSY INSTRUCTOR 23-0, but had to default to NATS _
when it was discovered that Sup-
.. ply was using an ineligible pitcher. l _._ .L'tt:>
1" If
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/ lr.+- A IATU nine played s
...,,: .. scrappy
heads-up ball to tie A&R last
"w a.
: Wednesday, 4.-4. in Blue league
;ro play. The game will be replayednext
., week. Dispensary trounced
...... ., 1C Flag Unit, 15-6, on the same day,
v __ while the Naval Hospital bumped
: off the Para Loft 4.3, and the
Marines drubbed the VM Unit

124.The S l ar
CPO Club dropped the Sup- : ;

. ) .,., ply nine, 2-1, last Tuesday in t a
: : the best-played contest yet held
: \ this season on the local diamonds.

., .,, <.. NARTU stopped NATS, 9-6, on
"' .f the same day, while Ordnanceand

'< Gunnery captured a high-
'i. }n. scoring, 13-12, encounter from In-

spection.. --- n_ __ --

".... :... 1----- Meet Howard

I Academy At Ocala '

;i '41'- This WeekEndCoach ,,-

Tommy White's NAS
Jax Tigers will try to get back
into the win column this week-

end when they clash with the
'' \V1TII;' JACK' "'IIAR\'E1',' the- powerful Howard Academy base-
ballcrs at Ocala. White's colored -
local golf pro. busy directing
the construction of the nine- lads dropped a hard-fought
the station 5-2 game to the Jacksonville
hole Addition to ; ,
ourse, George Duncan, above, Hawks last Sunday. iH1'iT3T' -
has taken over the duties of Harold Morris is slated to starton T.iT
active teaching pro at the Golf the mound for the local Tigers, i : : : :

hack, As the game is increasing while Frank Turner will handle ....... ,< ... ____.',,'-'.,<;:. ;0.' "'''' ,., .' .-
navalpersonnel the catching chores. The meeting
in popularity, both among officers and between the Tigers and the Academy IN A REAL SOFTBALL THRILLER last Thursday, the CPO Club defeated the NAMTD nine 9-7,
white hats keeping Duncan nine is the initial one of In one of Mainside's( intra-mural encounters. Above, one of the players on the CPO team takes a
teaching are the finer the season and the Ocala nine will healthy cut at the pill, sending it into left field for a clean bingle. The two diamond outfits were
points occupied of the game to veteran visit NAS Jax in the near futureon tied up going into the final frame when the CPO's connected for two straight hits and then capitalized -
golfers and novices alike a home-and-home basis. I on an error to send" the winning marker scampering across the plate.


Eiaht JAX AIR NEWS 6 May 1948

YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough "' -. -. .
Entire StationContinued :

( from Page 1)) i I I
ever a person was told about the P1RJNSftJEr
contest, he asked the same ques- J
tion, "Where can I make my do-

Departmental representatives
reported they were being rushed
and donations were coming In rap-
idly It was anticipated that the _
5.000 raffle tickets would be sold
D0lfcONELOCKER'JCLUB/ ) long before the close of the fundraising .
campaign on 6 June.

While no date, time or place has \
yet been announced for the draw- _

/ ing, the committee yesterday clar- I
THIMG t oR TNP SA I ified the question as to whether a i
EVERY ) person would have to be presentat
t the drawing to win, the car. MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMovies
The answer was an emphatic
"No". However, contributorswere : ekdays-1'730 and 2000; k-end&-HSO: and 2000.

urged to give the represen- THURSDAY ..
tative from whom they obtain "TIMBER STAMPEDE," starring George O'Brien.
their raffle tickets their full FRIDAY
name and address so they can be "SIGN OF THE RAM", with Susan Peters.
reached in the event their numberis SATURDAY .
picked and they are not present.All KIDDIE SHOW at 1330. "ARIZONA RANGER", starring Tim
station personnel were also I Holt. Feature, "WINTER MEETING", starring Bette Davis.
reminded that contributions will SUNDAY Q
be welcomed in addition to the "WINTER MEETING," starring Bette Davis.
-. ; raffle. The proceeds from the raf- MONDAY
t fle alone may not be sufficient to "BEST MAN WINS" with E. Buchanan.
carryon the work of the Jack- TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
1 $ sonville Auxiliary during the com "LETTER FROM UNKNOWN WOMAN", featuring Joan Fan-
ing year, it was pointed out. talne,

Runway (Continued from Page 7) Naval AviationContinued (Now open to enlisted personnel and dependent a.. well a* officer) I
Shows start at 2000.
Cove Bullets. Quite an auspicious appearance. ( from Page 1) THURSDAY AND FRIDAY !

. air force from the skies and the "I REMEMBER MAMA", starring Irene Dunne .
Japanese fleet from the Pacific, SATURDAY
Word received this week that Ed Fiester a
was and present-day jet-propelled 600 "ARIZONA RANGER", with Tim Holt. ,
member of the Jax-Navy swimming team last season, has mile-per-hour plus aircraft. SUNDAY

received his freshman letter for swimming at Northwestern But even more important In "SIGN OF THE RAM," featuring Susan Peters:

University. Quite a step, from Navy to Big Nine compe- the growth and development of "WINTER MEETING MONDAY" AND TUESDAY
starring Davis.
Naval Avialon is the increasingly -
tition.And prominent role the airplane has WEDNESDAY
speaking of swimming, Lt. Paul King, swimming assumed in the Navy. With to- "BEST MAN WINS", with E. Buchanan

mentor, announced this week that all men interested in day's long range guns, and the appearance OTHER EVENTS
competitive swimming or diving should contact him at on the scene of giant
Physical Training, Building 726. King is trying to forma aircraft carriers, many naval bat- BINGO PARTY--Every Thursday at 2000 at Navy Wives Clubhouse .
tles wil be fought, as In World I in Dewey Park.
team which will represent the local air station in the com- War II, with opposing fleets out I BOXING For information regarding workout, contact Lieut.

ing All-Navy Swim Championships. of visual range. Observation-scout Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593.

. .. planes bridge the gap, serving as I MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located lathe
the "eyes" for the gunners. Car South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and'
One last item, members of the Flier team have been rier based aircraft meet in combat their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions

venturing out to the Jax ball park to see the JacksonvilleTars high above the sea as each by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho(

display their wares. The Tars at the present are force tries to get through to dropa nograph available for me of all hands.

leading the Sally)) league and some of the Fliers are tryingto bomb or torpedo on the oppos- I LIBRARY-Located on second deck of Malnside Recreation Build
fleet. No. 3. from 1200 to 2000
ing ing Open Monday through Friday. Saturday
the feat of the Tar's leftfielder Jim Thomas
duplicate I
And it was naval atrpower, both and Sunday from 1300 to 1700.
who has cracked two grand slam homers to pace the league- carrier and shore based, which I BWIl\IMINO-outdoor Pool. Daily Monday through Frlday-t-100O

leading Tars. Funny part is, though, the Fliers have their softened up and neutralized the to 1730. Saturday-1000 to 1800; Sunday-1215 to 1800.

troubles in getting the sacks loaded and, when they do, it's defenses of many Jap-held positions I I GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday
and islands in the Pacific from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing
rather hard for any one member of the team to let loose making possible landings with a trunks prohibited on Golf Course.

:with a mighty smash. minimum of casualties. All the I ANCHORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
way from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo "rds and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
the march across the Pacific was Field. Dancing every Wednesday night with the Air Station Band.
Nifty Knife Thrower spearheaded by Naval Aviation.A TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training
Building No. 726.
whole new concept of naval
was as the air- NURStiKY-Sponsored by the Navy Wives Club in Bldg. 1101.
plane power moved necessary into this highly-im- Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday-0730 to 1800; Thursdayand
Friday-0730 to 2400 Saturday-0730 to 0100
portant role in the Navy. Assist- ; Sunday morning.
Rates; Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents for each additional
ant Secretary of the Navy for Air
child Card-$8 for one child $10 for two children
John Nicholas Brown, in appear- ; ; ; $11 for threeor
ing before the Congressional Air 1800 more children; Daily (for working mothers)-SI from 0700 to

Policy Board, aptly characterizedthe
air when he HOBBY SHOP-Located in Bldg. 913. Open daily from 1700 to
program 2100 and 1300 to 2100 Closed
on Saturdays. Sundays. Facilities and
stated: "Naval Aviation is the
equipment for all hobbies.
heart of the Navy, and upon the
MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Room 13, Bldg. 913. Regular Hobby
Air Arm rests the burden of main-
Shop hours.
taining the we now
1 seapower MODEL RACE CAR SHOP Room 15
f Bldg 913. Regular Hobby
have. The Navy, as a combat I \
Shop hours.
organization, is as strong as its !
aviation" PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Room 5, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1930 t

Thursdays. I


(Continued from Page 1)) ams, above Lane Drug Store, one block west of Navy Bus Station.

program will start working three Free use of recreation room, writing room, music room check
room, and shower facilities. Light refreshments available at snack .
in research, service, and education -
bar. Open from 12 noon to 12 midnight.
; I 'f/
: Immediately, when you
every night
give to conquer cancer, your
I .rt, r dt becomes a to bat 2000. Open to the public. Naval personnel cordially invited. 3521 St.
ybp k4 money tle one of mankind's weapon greatest Johns Avenue.and Playing information.fee $.75. Telephone Remlinger, 2-0013, for reservations

scourges. The funds of the American -
Cancer Society are constantlyat HOSPITALITY CENTER for servicemen and young people} at
work-never Idle. Union Congregational Church, 236 W. Church Street (between Hogan -
and Julia), every Saturday night, 2000 to 2300. Dancing, ping-
The most comprehensive can- pong, table games, singing, etc.
cer control program in the na _____ h__ ____ __
-- ----
tion's history has been set In motion tary of National Defense James

Your contributions will help Forrestal have endorsed this fundraising Navy Wives Club
finance post-graduate seminars to :

.. bring tific developments physicians the in latest cancer scien-diag- i to campaign all military and personnel have appealed to- Decides On New -
_ 'lL I
.: 1I= .
;. I
.I. nosis and treatment. It will help
back the cancer drive and take
YOU wor'I.DS'T THINK IT to look at her, but Ruth Roman, support the multi-million dollar advantage of the opportunity to Hours For NurseryChanges I
._ playing her first' !'wrppn role in "Good Sam", used to do a knife- research program into the causes I I
participate voluntarily in this in the closing hours of
throwing a<'t If t this gal looked daggers at you, it might be dan- and cure for cancer.
gerous! tIt( abo mig-ht be worth it!) President Truman and Secre- worthy. fund-raising appeal. the Station Nursery, sponsored ;
--- ----- by the Navy Wives Club, were

.! r STALEMATE By Ed iiugh, si Taped -Worm-I decided the club upon last at week a special in its meetingof Dewey

Yr C l I: I ICtt'Cr Park clubhouse. The new operating

hours will go into effect to "
1'19 day.On
Mondays, Tuesdays and
Wednesdays, the Nursery will
close for the day at 1800. Operating
hours for Thursdays, Fri-
days, and Saturdays remain unchanged -
The Nursery opens at

Club officials also decided to ,
close the Nursery kitchen, and all
+ parents must now bring lunchesfor
their children. Lunches will be
'1 served at 1215: and suppers at
1815.: Milk will be available, however .
at seven cents a carton.gage .