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 20, 1948
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Vol. 6-No, 8 ILD 20 May 1948

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

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::', Only Two Weeks Left In Current Navy Relief Fund Drive

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=', Official Hosts. For NAS Jacksonville. I Contributions

:F 4J L; 'Rolling In For

Chance On Car


Lucky Ticket Holder

PJILtiLj4 Will Become Ownerof

9 < New ChevroletJust

two weeks are left for

I. NAS personnel to make their
contributions in the current

'Navy Relief Fund Drive and

participate in the gigantic

raffle sponsored by the Jack-

sonville Auxiliary. A donationof

one dollar entitles the contributor -

to one chance on the
1918 f) Chevrolet sedan which

will be given away on 7 June

; S Y.A For the third straight week,
the Auxiliary's Finance Committee -
I jL4 reported that donations were
. exceeding expectations. If :hey
continue at the present pace, the
committee said, sufficient funds:

-___ __ _- _______ I will be raised to parry on the workof
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Station Hosts Conduct coming year.Military .
: Bus Service and civilian personnelwere
reminded again that the raffle -
Again OfferedTo merely provides an added In-
Visitors On NAS Tours centive to contribute to the Navy
2 Cecil Field 'I Relief Fund Campaign. Normally,
: everyone is asked to make a contribution -
1i -- ;i no matter how small
Visitors touring the Naval Daily bus service between NAS
This the committee
r: Air Station these days get i Four Left To and Cecil Field was reestablished ceived year the idea of offering a con-new
', Days SignUp this week for the convenienceof
: first hand information and I car as a prize to the lucky ticket
Air Station naval and civilian
an intelligent answer to all''! personnel. holder as a sort of reward for
For Insurance whole-hearted support of the Aux
their from of Group
, queries a group;, 1 A schedule of nine round trips iliary's drive for funds.
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trained men Known as the per day, Mondays through Fri-
With only four working days however will be given thirty days i I While no announcement has yet
"Official Hosts of NAS Jack days, is being offered.
remaining this year for enrollmentin I after employment in which to been made on the site and the
:". sonville." the Blue Cross Hospitalization make application it was stated. I Cash one-way fares are 15 cents exact time for the drawing it is
- Organized as part of a program and Blue Shield Medical Insurance Unlike many group insurance from NAS to Cecil Field Housing expected that it will be staged at
here to acquaint John Q. Public plans, many NAS civilian employees plans which cease to provide cov-J Area and stops along the way an hour when the majority of sta-
with his Navy, the hosts conduct I have already signed up to erage when the subscriber west of State Road 68 (Blandin tion personnel can attendprobably -
groups of visiting teachers, school avail themselves of the benefits his place of employment, Blue I Highway). To Wesconnett and at noon. Among the location?
children, convention delegates, offered by the twin plans, it was Cross and Blue Shield Insurance stops east of State Road 68, the being considered, it wac understood
local civic groups church groups, reported yesterday by the Em- continues in force even after the fare is only 10 cents. is the band shell opposite
and others on guided tours of the ployee Services Section of the In- employee leaves the station, providing The NAS route of the bus is the Main Administration Build-
station's facilities. They are trained dustrial Relations Department. he maintains his monthly from the Commissary Store (Bldg ing. It may be thy final choice of
for their job and learn the Tuesday is the deadline for submitting payments. 135), east on Yorktown to Lang- the officials bease of its dentral
background history, the operationof applications, and NAS'ers During the present enrollment ley, south on Langley to Enter- location and '.'Accessibility."T .
the various departments, and will not be afforded the oppor- period, many questions have aris- I prise, east on Enterprise to
other facts from a handbook compiled I tunity of subscribing to these en as to the benefits offered by Wright, north on Wright to Albe-
by the Public Information plans again until May, 1949, it the plans. Briefly, here are a few marle, west on Albemarle to : .
Office of the Naval Air Station was pointed out. New employees, I (Continued- on Page) (Continued on Page 8) I
under Lt. Noma P. Reid --
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Cap SaVJ
. With the formation of the host ,
group, the station is now equipped Spanish-Speaking Jax Air News Staffer "T have a successful Navy,
r to handle visitors in large numbers -
., It must be well trained and up

brief all-day, providing swing specialized around anything tours the for base from those to a Makes Portuguese Sailors Feel At Home I I your to date.training Hate course YOU ?completed" I

Interested in drafting, radio, engineering .
... S The "Good Neighbor Policy' -
and other fields. .
Tours usually include such activities became a reality for six .. ,
' as A&R, hangars, chapels, members of the Portuguese I r0wg << -' :"sa: ;"""'1-1
recreation facilities, mess halls, :::t
and demonstrations of parachute Navy last week when a Span- >
extrication, ditching, and abandon ish-speaking member of the 6 : :
ship drills. From this, the observer Jax: Air News staff offered :
learns how Navy men and } kw
his services as interpreter to ,
I Sct i ,
women work, how they spend xa
their time, and how they enjoy his fellow bluejackets from
their leisure hours. across the Atlantic. j I ,.$ T"P

During the past year, more than In Jacksonville to sail a number I Q
2.500 persons have been taken on of patrol craft purchased from
" V: V conducted tours of the station. the United States back to their
Last month, 470 made trips of this native Portugal, the tars have : d
.: : type. Groups totalling 535 persons been having a tough time making
Y. (Continued on rage 5)_ themselves understood. For days 1
V**: --- -- they went without eating their #

w,; favorite foods in local restau- '
Hobbyists May Enter
. rants because they ,jcouldn read :
Show In Jax Through the menus. Seeking gifts of mer- k _
chandise unobtainable back home
Station Hobby Shop for frieiffis and families, they

a NAS personnel desiring to enter couldn't make themselves under- I :
stood by sales personnel in the
r-, the Hobby Show sponsored by
the Jax Hobby Shop at the Park stores. t
Street Methodist Church Educa- All this took a sudden turn for
tional Building on 26, 27 and the better when they ran into
28 May, can complete arrangements Manny Sotelo in the local Ser-
. through Chief Reeves or vicemtn's Club. Here at last they
Chief Newman at the Station found someone they could tam to
. Hobby Shop Bldg. 913. since Portuguese and Spanish are
li U All entries must be registered similar and make them feel at R ---------
If J V,' ? prior to 1300: Monday and further home. In a short time, Sotelo EVER SINCE MANNY SOTELO of the Jax Air News staff met up with a group of Portuguese
Information may be obtained from found himself a popular hero. sailors at the Salvation Army Servicemen's Center a couple of weeks ago, he's been serving aa their
I either of the chiefs. Where ever they went, they want- unofficial interpreter (during their stay in Jacksonville On a visit to the station last week, the foreign
I The judges will award blue ribS ed him along. He quickly set them tars were shown pictures of Uncle Sam's Navy (above) which were used in a layout on the front
'bond for the winning hobbles. (Continued on Page t) page of the Jax Air New recently to commemorate the 150th birthday of the Navy Department. .



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 20 May 1948 \,

) J11 5 '1'1 II Commercial amlletsn I;

Bulletins will I be accepted until spare has been filled, but not

Editorial Office later than 1000 Tuesday. Ext. 8330.

South Wing, Louer Deck, Bldp. 930 News andVieius $rnlntitk Ladles
Telephone t tf'ns.lon318tAl'thW' FOR SALE 29935.accepted. Phone Mrs. Mayat

M/ Greene Editor 35 mm. Mercury camera, h c.PJ :. Large room with adjoining bath and .
at the Perfect condition Phone P. kitchen privileges Call Mrs. Loggln
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at ext. 533.Twowheel .
at 77959.
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville Florida, and all metal Bantam Trailer. Nice cool corner room with adjoin-
printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat 1,500 lb. capacity', originally/ priced at ing bath. Convenient to city and NAS
no expense to the government and in compliancewith THREE PHILOSOPHIES $185, will sell for $125 or trade for bus lines. See Mrs. Klrkpatrick at
SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918 dated 12 De- either sewing machine or radio-phon- 26.18 College Street
ograph. See Cassidy at 3419A EIl8Qn }'- Cool lower apartment. Phone Mrs W.
cember 1945. Copies are distributed free of chargeat A man was travelling along the Jericho Street Dewey Park. S. Llnnlng at 81331.

the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Reserve road one day in ancient times when all at Photographic equipment. Include ono Two bedrooms for either single or cou-
Unit, the Headquarters of the Naval Federal No. 319 enlarger $35 con- !
Training I ; ple with breakfast privileges $8 for
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters of once he was attacked, robbed, and beaten and tact printer M; aluminum tripod, single $10 for couple Phone Mr. '

the Seventh Naval District. Naval Auxiliary Air. left along the highway half dead. In due $15 toflood; aluminum reflectors stand and with lamps two, pho-$15. J. Parker Avenue.Sixroom at 2.2674, or lee at 4851

Station Cecil Field, and the U. S. Naval Hospital. time, a Priest passed along the way. He Call M. J. Stephanz, *t 25389. Appleton furnished brick house with I

passed by on the other side, too busy to givea Two-wheel car trailer 600-lbs. load Silverware and dishes, available by
Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. USN. Commanding ing capacity. Sturdy construction the middle part of June. $75 a month.
Jacksonville Naval Air Station helping hand, and the pain and suffering spare tile and tube .hitch Included Has a very large living room and un
$75 Almost new oil space heater all electric kitchen. Phone Mis.
Captain C. M. Schaar, Captain F. W. Prleslman.USNR. continued. Before long, another man came heats four rooms nicely. Cost $75 last Tenny at 24600. .
(MC). USN. Commanding Commanding along and looked on the plight of the beaten winter i will I sell with I rMra1 Pleasant double room for quiet couple -
U. S. Naval Hospital Naval Air e all pipes and elbows for $50. conveniently near NAS bus
Training Reset man. But he, too, was preoccupied and passedby studio couch, less mattresses and route. Phone Mrs. Scruggs at 23771.
the other side and the suffering con- cushions, $:.K>. Call Mr. Camera at Nicely furnished modernized 4-room
on at 1055 Veronica with tiled kitchen, bath
Lt. Col. Robert A. Black ext. 744 or see apartment
Lt. Col. T. C. Moore. Jr.
USMC. Commanding Commanding Marine All tinued. Then there passed another man who Street, Edgewood.Two and shower Including garage. River
Detachment, NARTU used bedroom eels $90 side on NAS routes $50 per month
Marine Barracks
looked the in distress stopped
each Call Mrs Emerson at 8-0042.. with sale of furniture. Phone Mrs.

The JAX AIR NEWS tecelve, Ship's Editorial Association bound up the wounds, put him on his animal, One baby bassinette; one electric' bottle One-bedroom Grayson at apartment 26132. in Rheraldawith
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited drove him to the nearest hotel, had him warmer. Call McKay at 2-2085. sale of new Venetian blinds
without permission of SEA. Washington 25, D. C. Republication Collapsible, Built-Right baby carriage
of any other matter, except by service publleations cared for, and paid for the service himself. in good condition. Call J. B. Baileyat electric Mrs. Colle reflgerator at 7.5744, and after range.1900. Ph. .
ext. 763 or i530-W..
Is prohibited without permission of Editor, :
JAX A1H NEWS. Most of you who read these words will rec- Portable washing machine In excellent Completely furnished thiee-bedroora
condlton Can be at 1210 Cum- home In exclusive residential district
ognize this as the story of the Good Samaritan. i- berland Road. R. M.seen Kshelman. available only for June, July,

But have you ever thought that three Complete bedroom suite with cedar and August, $125 per month. Call
Mrs. Dearing at 2-1692. or see 4t
chest Motorola radio. Can
; one car
Facts And FiguresThis basic philosophies are represented in this be seen any time after 1600 at 3407A 1256 Windsor Place.

New Testament story ? Let's take a quick Ell lyson Street Mavrogeorge. Unfurnished five-room. brand new
( is the fifth in a series of articles on the Thayer baby carriage, dark blue. apartment. Completely electrically
Navy; Relief Society which is now conducting its look at what may be found. $27.50; one baby scale 250. Call I equipped Kolchien kitchen.at 56199J.WANTED! $85. a month. Call
Mrs. Johnson at ext. 782.
annual call for contributions.-Ed. ) There is, first of all, the philosophy of
carriage and pad. clean and In
On 1 January 1917 there was on hand a the thief "What's is mine and I'll Baby
: yours good condition. $10. Call J. E. Bergs- Ride from -vicinity of 9th and East!
cash balance of $7,616.70 in the treasuryof take it." The selfish attitude of those who trom. at 24049. J.tuln."ork'ng hours from lIt(<'O) lo
Argus C-3 camel with tripod attachment -
1630. Call Mr. tex at ext. 741 or
the Jacksonville Auxiliary of the Navy will not make their own way is here dem- light: meter' and flash bulb 40052.
received attachment, $bO. Phone Mis. Hodges' Couple to share ride to California In
No monies
Relief Society. were onstrated well. The thief and the robber hasa at 7-<>492. new 1948 Chewolet. Must know how

from headquarters during the past year, but philosophy, however without honor it may Silver fox Jacket size 12. will. sell to drive, Would like to leave Scat
cheap Call Mrs. Byrd at 46362. part of June. Call Mis. F. L Col.
repayments -on loans, contributions duringthe Ciosley Shehador lefilRertor; ; one belt at 74955. or see at 2520:./ College

annual drive, and all other receipts be.Then there is the philosophy of the Priest : apartment. See Mrs.size Moss gas sloe at 1222B: one Hancock playpen Ride Street.to Rhode Island Massachusetts!

totalled $99,037.31, giving the Jacksonville "What's mine is mine, and I'll keep it". Ho Street NAS. or Washington. D. C. Call Miss

Auxiliary a total working capital during passed by on the other side. We don't have Almost trunk, new$.')0. Anchor Phone Jack brand Heard wardrobe at 8- Babies Fluette for at ext.day 200.and evening can.

1917 of $106,701.01. Total expenditures, as I to help suffering humanity, but when we 2885. Have previous nursery experience
Baby bassinette with camas top. $:J:
Phone Mrs Ladage at ext. 81.TO:
summarized in the Treasurers' Annual Report fail, we adopt that kind of empty philosophy.And baby carriage, $9 Call Mrs D. E. To buy sewing machine, preferably

were $93,280.66-leaving a net cash then there is the thought of the Samaritan 8 Cone cu ft at. 75918.Norge refilgerator. $125. JSl a pOI or table.25415.Phone Miss Sabin at ext.

balance on 31 December 1917 of $13,423.38.On : "What's mine is yours, and we'll shareit. See C. S. Wizos at JJObA: Dewey MISCELLANEOUSLost
Paik Annex.
1 January 1917, there were 1,805 ." Life is most pleasant and most meaningful Chair cocktail table, and pictures. See I gold 15-jewpl Bulo'aul't.
when for each Conoway at 1234 B Hancock Street, watch. Finder please call \\ E.
]loans outstanding in the total amount of we are doing something NAS.
Scott, Jr. at ATU No. 9 l'r..onn
G5,094.95.: During 1947, 1,760 new loans other. I One Thayer baby carriage In ,good' I. I .
condition. Phone Mrs.'eae at
were granted locally for a total of $83,861.65.!) The little acts of kindness and service 2-3&.i8. !

At the end of the year, on 31 December demonstrate in detail our basic philosophy 1947 coupe Studebaker with\ only Commander 19.OHO miles buslines and all SpanishContinued

1947, there were 1,106() loans outstanding fora and somewhere along the line of life, our ( accessories, In excellent condition ( from Page 1)
$1,BOO. Call Lt. Hambsch at ext 502.
total of $11,192.62. friends and shipmates classify us as one 1947 Packard Clipper sedan, black on the right track and, in return,

In addition to Miss Edith Mack Navy whose philosophy fits one of the three : and gray color. Looks like new. $2- they offered a bountiful flow of
000 Phone 11. T. Platt at 44621.
information regarding their home
Relief Nurse, the office force presently con- "What's yours is mine, and I'll take it, Old-style U C, Smllh typewriter $20 land that the bar-
Call R. E. Giant at ext. 728, ot see now language .
I'll and -
\\'hat's mine is mine and it
sists of two civilian employees authorizedby keep at 3639A \\ey'ralk Annex after rier had been penetrated.On .

Headquarters : Mrs. Mary Young, inter- the winning one, "What's mine is yours, andwe'Jl 1700. a visit to the Jax Air News
Thayer baby carriage
share it. offices where they expressed admiration -
viewer and assistant treasurer, and Mrs. new and \ery leasonable. Can beseen ,
1232A Hancock NAS. when looking over pictures -
Chaplain. T. Springfield. at Street.
Jane Eldridge, bookkeper and stenographer.The W. C. Berry. of ,Uncle Sam's Navy, they
joy of Navy Relief work is in the .-*- One combination Bendlx radlo-phono- were plied with questions about
graph practically new $65. Call Lt.
help your contributions enable the Jacksonville Hambsth at ext. 502. life in Portugal. They revealed

to render to deserving persons Too Cold Baby carriage, bassinette. and play that Esther Williams, Rita Hay-
Auxiliary -
pen. See D. E. Hand at 3809A Dewey ; worth, and Shirley Temple were
in real need. The disappointments come Paik Annex
I their favorite
stars -
in with those who! refuse to contrib- (SEA-If you're worried about an inva- Sectional llxlng room set maple dinette -
dealing table and six chairs, two single; I though they dub in Portuguese
ute but who watch for every opportunityto sion from Mars, relax. Scientists say that beds and mattresses, bunk bed and dialogue in the American movies
it's cold for human life exist that G-E washing machine. See Mrs. Mil shown in that
too to on
take advantage of the Society's good of- ler at 109B Cecil' Field I country. Replying
planet. Electric Hawaiian guitar In excellent I to queries about how they liked
fices. condition $70. Call 2-3.103 alter 1745. America, their opinion was ex-
fire-colored orb within 63-
-*- As the passed Apex washing machine, $45.: See Gil- pressed in unanimous sighs of
000,000 miles of Earth, the closest it will. lesple at 121-411 Hancock Street, NAS. proval and good-natured One ap-
Bassinette with stand $3.50; baby envy.
come for the next two years, scientists atop scales $6: Teeter baby chair $3.50; of them even went so far as to

Expand Naval Air ForceWith Mount Locke, Tex., had an opportunity to curtain stretchers. $2; folding iron-" ask how one goes about obtaining
Ing board, $2. Call W. N. Simcoke,
the Air Force study the planet through an 82-inch telescope at 2-5277. American citizenship and remain-
70-group receivingthe ing here.
1948 Mercury convertible like new,
lion's share of the publicity and the the world's third largest. $925 for equity, take up payments The sailors revealed that they

public's attention, little notice has beengiven They found that the night temperatureson Street.See H. W. Ishmel at 1415 Cherry came to Jacksonville aboard the

to in Naval Mars range from 80 to 100'degrees below One suit of CPO blues coat size 42 "Sam Bras", a Portuguese tanker
an impendinsexpansion: zero. Because the planet has only one- trousers, size 34-: one suit of CPO avlatton i- to comprise the crews of some
Aviation. greens, coat size 42 trousers PC's
which their government has
300ths of the oxygen on Earth, human life'I' size 34. Call Chief Thompson at ext.
Robert Hotz writing in Aviation week 661. purchased from the U. S. The
could exist
not there. They did find
green majority of them
Folding rollaway bed with Innerspring had never beento
issue of 10 May, points out that the Naval I' patches which they believe may be vegetation mattress matching/ (cover and the North American continent
Air Arm will reach a strength of 14,500 pillow cases, $30: baby bassinette before and
comparable to rock moss found in the with lining ana matttess on stand, were really amazed at
planes by 1 July 1949.!) With an expansionof I western section of the United States.be $12. Phone Mrs. Stang art 2-7808 the friendliness and cordiality ten- It
3,600 planes over the current air strengthof Equity in six-loom frame house, large dered them by the "Americanos".
storage space. pla>'-room, attic fun. Asked their frank of the
10,900, additional opportunities will be! delivered until 1950. Venetian blinds automatic water American opinion
girl, they thatin
heater, agreed
opening up in Naval Aviation for new re- "Officially, types of planes being with- garage! and$12.50 attached monthly concrete payments.floor all their travels in Europe,

cruits who are seeking aviation training.The drawn from storage are classified as restricted Phone Mi Alexander at 2-SO. South America, and the Orient
Four to six weeks old Bull Teriler
aviation writer asserts that Navy although all of them are pre-1915 types. pups all with screw tails. Phone they have never seen any to equal

plane storage pools will be exhausted a year Approximately 88 per cent of naval planes Gentle Mrs. So young dick, at and 2-7929 sound Belgian the They girls are of not the only U. S.smart A. dress

ahead of previous estimates, with pools con- now in service fall into this vintage. Curtiss Shetland pony with the following I : ers, the tars said, but charming
equipment hJld'st'lIlel'n
tributing 2,400 planes to the expansion Helldivers, Grumman Avengers, Vought and bridle: ; complete harness saddl and pretty, and friendly.To .

against 1.200 new planes rolling off the pro- Corsairs and Grumman Hellcats will com- two-wheel cart with baggage lack especially I show their appreciation for
designed for this pony, seals the
duction lines.According. prise the bulk of planes reclaimed from the two. Suitable for 8 to 14 year old I many varied fishing and
boy ot girl. Original cost $150; must I sight-seeing parties organized by
the article mothball fleet. '
to in Aviation
nacilfke for $3iO. Must be seen to the Salvation Army's Servicemen's
Week, SecNav John L. Sullivan estimates "At full 14,500-plane strength, the Naval be uripietlatrcl See J. Nasal at 1U8 Center in their honor, the Portu-

that an annual plane production rate of Air Force will consist of 3,300 fleet combat black Dancy leatherette Street : also folding baby", type carriage with. guese tars have signified their intention -

3,300 is necessary to maintain the 14,500- planes (compared to 2,500 now) 2,700 com- I sun$7; canaries shade and 1 singer extension 3 hen sun-visoi, :2 nice. with Portuguese of sending inscriptions a silver plaque of

plane Navy program. bat types in fleet reserve, 2,700 planes fog cages.: complete for $20; .Might din gratitude on it to the club

Here's what Mr. Hotz has to say about fleet support, 2,000 training planes, and 3.- Ing light loom IlobeI'hcllcally light!"; Mxfuie with now, lurrlt.c1$12. l --- -

procurement schedules and what the enlarged 800 in overhaul and modification depots. The I Foil KKNTTwo

Naval Air Force will consist of: combat planes will equip 21 carriers in active -I nice eomfortsbh' iuom4" low to I a a a 4

"Navy procurement scheduled for fiscal service. At present, the Navy has only I $10 both,u Phone weekGaiUK Sirs Mitchell atITTiJ, QI

1949 calls for 1,535! new planes, with an air- one group available for each of its 12 car- :*- apartment on Oi" legit" Chd Fur I At the station Chaprb' UirntUflioin -
frame weight: of lb. Bulk of riers with each coast. I ofhcuiK unl>, Phone Mi rll. bcaltri- Ktuul and Muotla AtenurrvtrnUat
one reserve group on I e "good, al :J-2b! jOldovcd I
these planes will) not be delivered until "Navy is now authorized $753,000,000!) for \\ lady will share" horn wllhroiiplc Oy.TO Woixhip Sf'l\il'e., Chaplain

1950.: This schedule breaks down into 807 aircraft procurement in fiscal 1919.) This includes NAS. Phone, baby Mr welcome.. Doiman Convenient at 2-lbltt lo. I K. 1., Altx-rt

fighters, 515 attack planes, 113 patrol $165,000,000 in cash and $588,000,000in !) ()() Will couple share Nlet'bungalow hunt In iiMim Rhen.ldcth and convenient t 10-13--Chaplain Oneialornhlp I F. 1. Albeit Service will plCI --

planes- :20 transports, and 80 helicopters. Of contract authority. This sum has already to NAS. Call Mis. Shepherd I will aide, tieuch.ChxHaln R. U Muiph

these planes, 746 will be jet powered. been approved by the House and there is no I ill 1-4)upaitnxnt'). 1)Th.lUom ul 4502 living. 00.10Sunday School!: Small Chapel

"Naval procurement officials said that argument over it anticipated) in the Senate. ton Avenue Reasonable and tonvt-n. r ath.li.07X5)Mass : .
lent lo NAS Laundry also ,
of the 1,200: planes to he delivered during 1 I Top Navy officials told the Senate Appropriations Cull. K, B Cain y at pilvllcge ext &221lhMioum (PUN)-MAM.

fiscal 1919 some 1,140 would be paid for out I } Committee last week that thev alwitmenl with bath at 1100-Mais,
exiia bedumm
uvnllal l An outdoor Nursery, for small chll-
(If fiscal 1919 funds. The remainder of 1.- I did not need additional aircraft procurement I I:0"( w r'f"k'*ntl ls Reasonable it-nl Phil lien, I* maintained between 0XiG

475 planes authorized for fiscal 1949 will not funds for fiscal 1949." I, Mill .June Fruvei l f hats ul tO5M: home Jux with Lt'-.c-h':uuple and 1200. r -

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SEAPLANE: POINT :: 1'L '. : now to pile the wife, kids,

should prove to be the most < > M or girl-friend into the car

" popular spot at NAS dur- and spend half the day

{ lug; the coming months. driving in search of a good
With all arrangements picnic spot or park. The

completed, the area is now : : point has everything you
ready for picnickers and :; could ask for, and it's rightin

pleasure-seekers. Every- your own back yard In

? thing has been provided to the accompanying photos.
add to the enjoyment oft a group of men from PT

the beautiful natural sur- 1 : and Welfare demonstrate a
ti roundings. There are picnic few of the activities avail

a: benches and tables, vol. able. (Upper left) A crowd

i", leyball, badminton, horse. gathers around one of the

\, shoe, and basketball courts, horse-shoe pitching stakesto
, t4- four barbecue pits, and tha see who wins. (Upper

't: pool is just a short distance h r right) A game of volley
j fe:; away An entire day can be ball is always enjoyable.

f-. spent in. the area with (Lower) Barbecued ham
,p enough things to do to burgers and steaks are

! keep a family constantly eagerly awaited by the

f I i IN" occupied. There's no need hungry players.Around.

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:: I Seaplane Point Recreation Area TheDispensary

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1 hot days ahead '
\; With summer There's volleyball, basketball, i I allow you and the wife freedom 1
don't spend them in horseshoe pitching, and badminton.The from looking after the youngstersfor -- ---- ---
r boredom and frustration, go' next stop will be the picnic a couple of hours and you can RIPPLES The blue waters
somewhere to ward off that area where you can pick out a | go take a dip in the nearby outdoor By Chief. Walter A. Vendittrlll around Bermuda are sure invit
table comfortable seats, IIlg.Yt> still believe that you will
including I swimming pool.
"ole tired feeling. And youdon't HEARTACHES Mary, what'sthe leave us soon, Betty. Happin s i
near one of the barbecue pits. The I And if your outing is spoiledby :
f. have to break out a map sports area is only a few feet sudden showers, you can duck scoop You're on the So song "Just? Because will always cast its shadow around
", and ride all over the country I away from the tables, and opento into the Mainside Lounge for a Pretty" I you.Wonder
i to find scenic and restful you at any time. When you quiet afternoon listening to music I What's this I hear about you what would happen at
a 'I have had your fill of sports and from the radio-phonograph; playa getting hitched, Fritz? Anythingto the Dispensary if Sarge ever took
.: place to go anymore, it? an afternoon off?
outdoor cooking, just crawl: undera game of cards, or just relax I
,We have the ideal spot right cool, inviting shade tree and amidst comfortable surroundings. It is good to see the Etters on Miss Green, do you belong to
here at NAS for a day of take a nap. Sounds good, doesn't it ? Well it their permanent honeymoon.Is I the Painters' and Carpenters' Un
relaxation and fun. Just bring The Kiddie Movie on Saturday is! And it's yoursto be used any it true what is being said ion? If not, you better join up.
afternoon, beginning at 1330, will you decide on. about Doris and ? I ADIOS Recently we bid
weekend George
; k the family on over to Seaplane I ------ ---. -.----.- ----------- ------ you two of the swellest people we have
1 to, Point and spend the' Tommy, are you falling again? I ever had the pleasure of working
F day. II Navy Motorized Equipment Left li Mosquito control is not doing a I with. Pharmacist O. Adams left
': The Physical Training and Welfare proper job--the love bug is still for Samoa, and Jerry Campbell.
r,- Department this week announced i I Antarctic Runs After 12 Months I on the loose, folks. Goodness I HMl, left for Corpus Christi.
, the opening of one of the knows how many people will be I Good luck and smooth sailing to,
:: SEA) Motorized in ---I bitten before we can control the both of you.CHATTER.
, '< coolest and most complete picnic ( equipment --- -
"' and. recreation areas in the north-| the Antarctic "ice box" has been panel by preheating i, insect. I The brotherhood
\ % -- ern part of Florida. Whenever you' found as well preserved as food- i No rust appeared on metal surfaces -I ORCHIDS-We 'had the priv- among Doctors Duchon, Aster1".
are ready to take advantage of j stuff, according to a Navy Civil :j I of equipment left exposed to ilege of entertaining a few chiefs Heise, Brannan, and Rhodes is
the facilities offered atop over at Engineer Corps officer who has returned -I I the moistureless atmosphere, i i from the Portuguese Navy. They certainly a strong one. They con-
Building 726 and check out the II i from his second trip to I where 28 degrees Fahrenheit is certainly are a fine lot and all fer with each other daily in those
I athletic. gear that you will l need. I Little America. j considered warm weather. No appreciable ; had a most wonderful time. Yours air-cooled offices. Give us a break
I I Several types of motorized ,: damage was evident i truly had the honor of being inter Doc.
from snow which had drifted over preter. We intend to see them If smiles are worth a million,
equipment, including a Navy jeep,
More TorpedoesFired '1 the machines and structures pur- again soon then Miss Webb must be a mil!
showed no signs of rust or appreciable
damage after 12 months exposure posely abandoned in 1947.I I, BITS OF DOPE-The entertainment lionairess. That smile on her
In Lake to the frigid temperature !{I,I Best illustration of the slow rate i committee, composed beautiful face is worth all the
and 100-mile-an-hour winds in that \I of deterioration of equipment is a'' such fine fellows as Chiefs Cline, gold in Fort Knox. Keep it up-
Than At Japs area. The jeep, which has been left wind-driven generator which has I Ropiak, App, Stanton, Jones, and it pays off in the long run.
standing in a canvas covered shed, been running since it was erected'i iI Lillicotch, have promised us a lot Sure is lonesome around herewith
(SEA)-A man-made lake 20 was started without difficulty.A I by members of the Byrd expedition of solid fun. Included are such 'the blonde on leave. Right.
miles from Pasadena, Calif., has snow tractor dug out of a 10- I in 193334. affairs as the weekly drawing to Barrett ?
had< more torpedoes fired in its foot snow drift was started with I Principal casualties of the ele- be held on Sundays, a brand new The fine Softball team we have
peaceful waters than were fired ease on the same fuel, lubrication ments were tents'left standing by way to play Bingo on Fridays a will be lost, I believe, the first of
against the Japanese during and storage battery remaining in the 1947 Navy expedition. Of 58 well planned and decorative Mem- I the month when Chief Goan goes
World II by our carrier planes. I it for a year. Four inches of ice tents erected, only nine were found orial Day dance, and a surprise for on the retired list. We will miSt
Situated in the Sierra Madre were removed from the instrument intact. Tent attachments, not the this Saturday.Get him a great deal.
mountains, the lake is eight miles canvas, were blamed for the col this, folks! In the immediate Say, folks! We found out when
long. More than 3,000 underwater ., lapse. future we will have free dinners Mr. Adams shoved off.
missiles have been fired in it since r yaw ;y --- with reservations for a cer- II The shortage of medical officers
1913. All of the missiles were fired ATOMIC tain number of you good people, certainly is felt by the staff.
from a giant pea shooter 300 feet tCN1ROl; ivaw s Owl ns, 5, Marine Underwater outdoor dancing, if possible, a I Saw the redhead out with sonic
lng. juke box for the pool and many ''one else, Joe. What's the story
At the start of World War II it Swimmers Brave Icy other wonderful thing I'I

was known that the rapidly increasing ; Waters Of Alaska HELLOS Facea seen at the Reservists May Take
speed of naval planes '
club: Chief and Mrs. Ralaford.
would affect the aerial launching: (SEA) Rubber-suited Marine Chief and Mrs. Strand, Chief andMrs. : Training Cruise To
of torpedoes. To enable torpedoes ( corps swimmers braved below I Honrichs, Chief and Mrs. San Juan Next Month
to withstand the terrific shock of freezing waters off Kodiak island Bryant, the lovely WAVES. Chief
high speed launchings, redesigning i during recent Alaskan maneuvers. I and Mrs. Saba, Chief and Mrs. Several billets are open to Naval
was necessary. | The marines, trained during the I Baxter, Chief and Mrs. Mitchell, Reservists on the training
As the research program got war, operated from submarinesand Chief" and Mrs. Cook, and a lot cruise to San Juan, Puerto Rico; ,
underway' scientists encountered encountered ice four Inches more of you very nice people. during the period 6.19 June, it
complicated problems of law of I thick and slush ranging up to six Until next week "See you all vas announced this week.
motion and action of liquids. To y inches. After completing underwater at the club" Although applicants are especially -
solve these problems a new field fl M 1 demolition operations the men desired for MoMM and EM:
of mathematics was developed. | ---tl r were able to remain in the 38-de- during the. war did these teams ratings, billets are open in practically
Gradually, scientists solved the grofs-above-zero water for more operate so far north. The teams I every rate.
problems necessary for continued than an hour. They wore rubber were developed by the Marine Information concerning the
research. Special high-speed cameras suits over long underwear and Corps to blast oh. ta<'ll> in prr. I rruu. may be obtained by plum-
were built to study the test; "Gentlemen thiii i ill the type rocketrr coated their fs -s: with petroleum 1hJ.sonp'rat.lOn"! M I <. a r i n c; ,a and model 1 missiles of every shape which hate eontr I lily beaches to Sac..iiar.o' landing: < oi : 619 Applications may be
havj been fired by the hundreds. > we n 'It was pointed out that not even troops. f" f' 1I




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ENGINEERING by Libbyttliojett 1\

-Heard Clarence Lamb's Ily Helen Iturnette 0-
baby boy had an infected eye. smilin' face around and about : Four of our chiefs left us last
We are glad he is o.k. again. for she has gone to Canada for : week, we are sorry to report.
What Casanova has been seen an extended visit. Just don't makeit Transfers seem to be the orderof

daily lunching with an attractive too long a visit, Ann! 1' L.i.J the day. M. 3, Mayer, ADC,
lady for the past two weeks? Ann Jackson said that she hada : A. J. Skinner, ADC, and E. CT Tal-
Speaking of lunch hours, what wonderful time at the dance lant, ADC all transferred to Av
female did "Bashful Joe" desert the other night, and so did the rest w iation Training. H. S. Heath, ADC,
before dessert at the Cafeteria last lof us. Drinkwater had a thrill MY returned to us from the hospitaland
week ? What makes Joe run ?, Joe : when his wife won the prize was transferred to A&R.
had his pin-up photo in the paper even took her up to get it. Don't
Getting away from all the tranll-
last week. : know if it was because her knees
fers, we wish to welcome three
Oh, woe oh woe, our "Lover '' were weak or whether he wanted new chiefs into the department
Lewt Frankln" is being discharged her to split it with him The
W. W. Hungerpiller, ADC, L. C.
from the 'Navy, leaving behinda : Planning Division was very well Mann, ADC, and D. E. George,
string of broken hearts. He is represented, too-and HOW! !! aU
P ADC, were assigned to Engine
flying home to Yankeeland wherehe f We want to call "Cuddles" Lew Overhaul Inspection. Chief

will continue his life's ambition is' attention to the fact that George, however" is no stranger
(next to women) photography.Any Leap Year is half gone and not a : .." ;:va I to the Inspection Department, he
good models in mind, nibble yet-or is it that he just E is "oneof the family". Georgewas
Frankie? isn't letting us find out anything with us several years beforehe

Heard Hoard and Jack S. area Have you noticed Bill Davis' was transferred to, Norfolk,
couple of "stinkers"-what with new haircut ? If you haven't by Virginia for sea duty. Now he Is
entomology experiments-in lay 'all means take a good look. You k back with us again. We are glad
man's language aerosol "bug" I will have to-if you want to see -- to have all three chiefs' with us
projects, DDT and a new sprayontreption 'any hair. Is that the "new look"I HOD PINNEY. president of the Employees soCii lon, left, and hope they enjoy working withus.
(' used in airplanes. I haircuts for men this year, and Nick Pulignano, president of the Naval Air Golf Club look .
More dope on Jack S. is his swol- Bill ? over the huge trophy which will be presented to the winner of the Chief Hunt Is' still
We that has been Civilian Golf Tournament which gets underway on the station links "holdinghis
len hand. Ha, ha, he says he got !I see "Pop" "tall" stories.
his hand in a pile of ants in the out this week getting a new set of Saturday The trophy, first to be presented for any civilian tour- Word own"-telling received sea

back yard. Most likely he sprained I "choppers." That's Just fine, I ney here is on display in the lobby of the main A&R building. one of our was former civilian recently inspectors that
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it playing golf. "Pop", for now you will have anew -- '
I ( J. E. Potts died a short time
of golf, some of our personality that will set all
I INTERPLANT SAFETYCOMMITTEE I ago from coronary thrombosis
the hearts aflutter. I
Engineering men have qualifiedfor SUPPLY
: Mr. Potts' was an inspector in the
the Civilian Golf Tourney tf I I We are sorry to report that INITIAL, Supply Group. Our sympathy is
be held on the NAS links starting Miss Brooks is going to, the hos- extended to the members of his
22 May. First flight-none. Second ,' pital, or will be there by the time Sf. )> SALLIESNOW I Ii family.
Flight-"Nick" Pulignano. Third this appears in print. She justwouldn't MEET TOMORROWThe
Two transfers
Flight-Clarence Lamb and Jack) 'I give up until she couldn'tgo inter-department
Silver. Emmet Tracy drew a bye. any more. We are sincerely Station's Interplant Safety Chief :Martin transferredfrom
Fourth Flight-A. L. Tuggle drew wishing you a very speedy recov- Committee will hold its first meet- Engine Overhaul Inspectionto
bye. ery, Miss Brooks, and will be ing tomorrow at 1300 in Bid?' Ground Test Inspection; Chief
thinking of you every day. Just 450, it was announced by the Safe- 1 HEAR THIS The Spring Kealen transferred from Ground
Lucile W. is installing a water
sprinkler system on her entire hurry and get well, for we miss ty Superintendent this week. Dance (which will have to be entitled Test Inspection to Engine Over

estate by the river front near Orange -I you even on your first day out.INSIDE The Committee, established by I Fall Frolics if it isn't presented -I'', haul Inspection.
Park. Now I know where we t the Commanding Officer, consistsof soon) has received of fie- j, We're mighty proud of the Inspection

can: have that Engineering picnic.By 14 members who assist the cal sanction from the powers that : Department's Softball
the way, Planning Division is I I Safety Division in carrying out the be, and at the last Supply Of team. As of Friday of last week,
ALREADY planning one but, Station Safety program for accident ficer's conference the subject was : our team had won four games
then, they are planners. So how PUBLIC WORKSWe and fire prevention and pro- touched upon briefly-sufficient and lost only two. Nice going, fel
about the Engineers engineering a I tection of government property. ly, anyway, to start the wheels lows, keep up the good playing!
rolling Place, time, cost, and j .
picnic project? wish to acknowledge receipt Committeemen, chosen for a I
St. Pete is always going around I of the encouraging comments period of one year, were requiredto I music will be announced here,
recommending that people read on last week's column-en'couraging have 12 months service at this probably trailing your actual Four DaysContinued
Dale Carnegie's "How to Win us not to write any activity. Members selected for the knowledge of it by at least a
Friends and Influence People." We ': more One suggestor suggested coming year were Michael Cas- week. It is expected that the I ( from Page 1))
wonder who he is hinting at, and I this suggestion-"Why not just cone, Industrial Relations; D. R. Beauty Contest finals can be coincidental -, of the features offered: A husband
wife and all children under
who stepped on whose toes? Maybe '! fill your column with nice jokes?" Moran, Yard; R. T. Mosley and T. with the shindigandthat ,
halfa 'I F. Andreu Public Works William the awards, et cetera, can | the age of 19 may receive cover
we should order about a Always aiming to please, we phon- ;
dozen copies and distribute them ed Mike Cascone, the Industrial Williams and E. W. Hilton, Sup- be made then From Waco, age under the family plans' for
I : Texas comes a hasty epistle from [ $4.50 per month, while an individual
around, eh, Pete? i Relations Department's Personnel ply and Accounting; and L. Ad-
Plant Dh'lslon-by Walt FleUhT -' Service expert, for some "nice"jokes ams, W. E. Grimes, W. E. Early, L. R. Hill who is visiting his hospitalized : is protected under both
-The Plant Division has a new i I Three days later Mike W. K. Taylor, D. L. King, E. C. sister there. In addition plans for only $1.80 per month.In .
back that he had Everette A. A. Schuller, and D to reporting her improvementslow many cases, there may be a
Group Officer, Lt. Fred J. Livingston : phoned been ,
I 'I''I'D. but advised that man and wife who are both employed
We hope he will enjoy his unable to find a single person (hedidn't White, Assembly and Repair. steady-he :
( he fat and do not desire the family
was growing (wrone:
the married
here. He relieved
stay Lt. Fiywho try ones) on -
from policy. In this case, the em-
tense weed
) hoeing spuds,
has been transferred to Engine ; this station who knew a nice! I I II
had motor installed
Lee has
a new take
ing his mother's extensive ployee can out an individual
Overhaul.Our joke, but I heard the one about I I I
in his V-8. Lee says ne and eating plenty of her excellent policy on himself and sponsor his
esteemed cohort, Fred i I the three men in the concentration I figures where, if he could affordit I cooking. If his sister con- wife on an individual basis, both
(Nature ) Garst had a visitor It like this-
Boy camp. goes he could have his I
I car put in tinues her recuperation, he expects receiving protection for $3.60 per
last week during the lunch hour, There were three men in a concentration I
as good condition for $3,500, as to return within a few days month. However, maternity cases
and gathered that the business and (Editor'sNote :
the whichhe
I one of new $2,000 cars, are not covered under individual
transacted was pleasant By the necessity for delet- can't afford either. Who can Lilli Claud, an armchair : policies
the chit-chat coming from be- ing this hilarious joke is regretted that reads this? For look-alikes, traveler of note, has the dopein
hind the curtain of smoke sot u> I but it Is possible, although I how about Helen Johnson and ( the form of a few brochures) I The only waiting period requiredby
by the two. Ordinarly, Fred I highly Improbable, that this column -I Beebe Thornton? With all the re- on the new Sneller's Travel Bureau I the Hospitalization policy is in
smokes one cigaret at a time, but I I may be read by a WAVE, or : ductlon-in-force going on around which conducts personalized : maternity cases, in which the policy
to our dismay, he had one in each I maybe even a Chief.) Other improvements the station, Frances Theus says all-expense tours to California : to be effective, must have
the Southwest, Cuba, Can- been in force a minimum of ten
hand and a spare burning in the were also recommended it's to have to wither
tough type
nh tray. Fred wasn't excited, he I in fact, urged. One fem. crossed. ada, or almost any place you want months Under the medical plan,
just gave out of matches and had mine reader who signed her note to go. For once, the prices are I there is also a ten-month waiting
to keep one burning in case--well simply "Eleanor," suggested the We are sorry to hear of the ill- within a level of average incomes I period for maternity cases. In
-WE know! I column's title be changed to "My ness of Jennie Kopec in Transpor- "Knickerbocker Hol- '' addition, the policy must be in
tation, but understand she'll be iday," the Little Theatre's first effect three months before
Mary McCann was reported Week. (We prefer "My Gosh"). protection
I able to be back with us in a weekor musical tomorrow at is offered in tonsil or
night I II
sightseeing at the beach last weekend Another reader (our fans must I opens
and was enjoying herself tremendously have doubled) wrote us suggest. so. I its San Marco playhouse, and adenoid operations.
at one of the elite I ing a title which leads us to believe The Supervisor's Club had a Supply-ers should make every Additional information about
spots. Now don't forget, Mary, we I I the writer must have been deep-sea fishing party last week- I effort to attend one of its eight the plans may be obtained from
expect to see your cheery smile I i Impressed by the progress of end, about 20 members participating nightly performances. Francis. department representatives or
and greeting Monday morning-of some of our P. W. projects. The :. The boys ain't talking, but i Gardner and ex-Supplyer Clem from Michael Cascone, Employee
course, AFTER the first cup of I title: "Public Works-But Slow- evidently the waves were too I I Boatwright have leading roles. Services, ext. 532, Bldg. 450.
offee. | ly". Still a third reader (howl rough and the fish were on a Your reporter will help make reservations -- -- _
Paul Carman's favorite dance your circulation, Mr. Wmchell?) strike. I for you, if desired I Ii the Chez Le Mar Beauty Salonon

number, we hear, is "Ballerina I suggested we call it "Continued C. J. Porter, in Maintenance, i Those foreign sailors you've been I II Riverside Avenue (at her con ,",
Dance", and Paul feels so light on Next Week" which would save us celebrated his 23rd wedding an- seeing around town are from Portugal venience) will be one of the prizes ..
his feet after his operation that- 'from writing anything below the niversary recently Ann Smith I and to talk to them (if awarded to the lucky gal. Other
no, not a ballet, but maybe a fox title (This one has real merit). joined the Budget Unit-Geft you can) is an education in it- i prizes will be announced in a
tiot. -Olad to see you so jubilant, If you have any suggestions, don't Mim's section-this week, replac- I self. They are making unofficial later Sallies.
Paul. be bashful. Tear the top off three ing Jerry Growner who is leav- L r visits to the station from time-to- WANTED Rat, known as "Big
There was no Plant Division new cars, write your suggestionon ing us. Cathie Johnson has a new I[ time The flowers that bloomin Joe." Description: varies with
section in the column the last two a ten dollar bill and mail it car, and she and her hubby plana the Spring found their way person telling about him. Occupation
weeks because of the scarcity of in. w trip to Pennsylvania this summer from the first deck to the third : making heroes out of the
news items. Get them in to your I I Now, like the man in Stephen That's pretty country. Mrs. last week to light the desk and men on 3rd deck and scaring heck
reporter. This is YOUR scandal 'Leacock's book who jumped on his Cook, in Housing Maintenance, the eyes of a certain well-known out of the ladies. Last seen holed
sheet. 'horse and rode off in all direc spent the week-end at Perry, Supply-er. up in 3rd deck's Disbursing Division !

Administrative and 1'f'rilonnf'I-1 tions, let's dash around the di I Florida, with Manon Perkins' sis' NOMINATION RESULTS. I Reward for capture, dead- '
by not Dickson Lt. (jg) Sweat visions. First, in the Adminis- Ethel Jones. Nice time. Where is I When the ballots were picked up'' or-allve: relief in general and, (in
went to Norfolk last week to tration Division, Comdr. W. S. Perry, anyhow? this week, your reporter was delighted particularly the return of Betty
visit some of her ole chums. Seems I Johnson has joined the select In the Contract Section, R. R. to note the quantity of Sled from Georgia where she retreated -
that she really had a good time, :I group of those with new cars. It'sa Brogden has been placed in the votes cast in the primary, and the hastily at Big Joe's last
Mr. Quina took a couple of days shiny black sedan, and don't championship flight of the NAS good judgment exercised in making appearance.Two -
off. Wonder why ? I' dent the fenders, Laurie, when Civilian Golf Tournament. We the nominations. There were --- --------------
Last Friday it took six men, a you use the same parking lot as also' have some contestants from 287 ballots cost (there were actually Marine veterans were brag
club, and a pair fo pliers to open Comdr. John/on. We notice some- Design, as previously reported. I more than that but some: ging about their respective out
U Nit coffee jug. Usually Chief I one dented the fender in Comdr. Good luck, boys You may needit. were duplicates), 19 beauties nam- I II fits. "When we presented arms" .
Tom opens it by himself. Remhardt's new car. We also notice I ed, and eleven received a sufficient I said the first fie, "all you could
Mrs. Hutchinson is the "travel- the new-car gleam in L!:. note to Is number of votes to oe hear was slap, slap, click." ,
And a good stop on I
Jngist" woman. Last w eek-end I i! Comdr. Rail's eyes. He'a figuring this little thing we read in the nominated. In alphabetical order "With us, it was slap, slap, jin
the toured down the state to' at the free library- (number of votes over three gl,.," said the other.
Sarasota and Bradenton.We 1 lOur PWO Captain H. B. Jones, paper unnecessary to report, since three'' "Jingle ? What was that?"
have a new messenger to i is out of the city for two weeks, Lady, at the grocery store: votes would qualify a nominee) "Our medals."
replace Bill Just call him Herbert. I which doesn't mean we won't haveto "Clerk, I uant a dozen of those they were: Sue Adams, Mary 'I .. I

Miss Dunbar's nickname now is work just as hard, but the girls apples for my husband Can you App, Lorene Cabler, Bobbie Dixon, Did you hear about the little
fficiency appeal." I can make less coffee and also tell me If they have been sprayed Lila Green, Velma Kirk, Georgia' moron who flooded the gym because -
Who is the chief who always keep the air-conditioner turned with any kind of poison? Montalto, Mary H. Murphy, Nor- the coach told him to go J
prints such "Varga" pictures on I off. The Captain gave ample evidence Clerk: "No, mam, you'll have to ma Nix, Kay Rozar, and Ophelia in as a sub? r,j
the Jax Air News of his' warm personalityby get that at the drug store." I Sapp. All 11 finalists will be asked -
Planning Division by Wynona keeping the air-conditioner And that does it for this week to don formals for the judging A dumb girl In a dope. A dupe I*
Spurlock-Glad to see Jack Sut- turned to the "Icicle" point. at the dance, and the winner will at drug. Doctors give drugs to
ton back at his old desk with new I Magnolia Fleming came in "Do you serve women at this I' be selected by vote of the experts. )i relieve pain. Therefore, a dumb
.'v m and vigor." looking like an Indian squaw from bar?" I A hairstyle, including haircut J I girl Is just what the doctor *rPage -
We will all miss Ann McKay's last week-end's sunshine. "H A." "No, you gotta bring your own." I shampoo, set. and manicure at > Bert iI o

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,., :?;:.: / ; .. :t:, >.r f:: Ti I OPENING ROUND OF CIVILIAN GOLF I IThe


i first annual NAS Civilian '
I on the trophy which will then be
Championship Golf I : displayed in his department for

: Tournament is slated to get''II an entire year when it will againbe

I underway Saturday morningat placed in competition. The first
JY wwY ww I three-time winner will be given
i 0830 on the station links
permanent personal possession of
when the first foursome tees the trophy.

!':: off to officially mark the opening In addition to the handsome

; of the tourney. I trophy, several prizes will be
Seven civilian golfers! have awarded golfers vicing for honors
qualified for the championshipflight din I I the other brackets.
:. and earned the right to I II
I Pairings and tee-off times for
:':'" ,: .. : I compete for the huge trophy the opening round Saturday are as
; : / which has been furnished the
'>',,,: : by I II follows:
t I Employees Association. The winner 0830-,!. I;. Fink \!Ii. J. K. Smith
..'". "c-' .. ,,w . ; will have his name engraved I T. II. Ylnjard \...i. George
BIG BITE I 0835-C. Kelbt-n "!Ii. W. A Stanul
I C. M. Lamb vs. J. II. Silver
TilE NAVAL AIR STATION \t 0845-Roy Askew vs. J. I. Morgen
DKKDGE, operated by the Pub- John Nazal \!Ii. AI Singer
lic Works Department, was 0850-N. V. Pullgnano vs. I). R.
celled into service last weekto : \\hlddon _
deepen the bottom of theCrtver J. F. IVrritt *!Ii. L. A. Ttxkt

bank on the opposite side 090o-Ray Kennedy \*. Herb
pier from the boathouse IMnneyV.
a new marine L. Norris \!Ii. Jim Vwirll
lift which will be installed soon.
01)05-Rod Plnneya.! \\'. F.
The lift, to be assembled by a Gouchenour
contractor here, will be used to '
B. ". Bradshau v!Ii. R. R.
haul out crash boats and other
station utility craft for over
0915-};. A. Hifb %!Ii. C. A. Link
haul, scraping and painting.
Glen Volp ,.s. Jack Heard
Used for all station dredging
The second round matches will
operations!, the equipment Is
be played.Sunday afternoon start
manned by four Public Works awb, ?s f f
ing at 1330.
employees.: ,
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: ( from Page 1) %
9:;><('< : : Tf I u have already made, or will make
.: :: tours during May, and 225 are already !
scheduled for the month of

r I July 1948, BuPers has authorized -bet'n-back home since. He has'o'o'o'e I June.

: a new plan of accepting requestsfor I year and three months more to That the public appreciates this
ACTIVE TRAINING DUTY I do. service is evidenced by the score

(Note from NARTU) I I IN UNITS OF MONTHLY PER- Hospital Villaluna has seen many ports I: of letters received from visitors

fEdlto,'. Note: Thl rrk's. column IODS UP TO A TOTAL OF FIVE since enlisting in the Navy. He I expressingthe increased knowN!
I* devoted to the C'\'I.G, Group, torn-. MONTHS. This directive is ad- says he has enjoyed seeing the different -I} edge of the operation and mission .
posed. .( 1iq uadroni Vt'-J'IL ,and \ A- dressed, in the case of multiengine ChatterBet countries but that now he I i of the Navy gained by virtue of .

6n.FORMATION-On) Saturday, 8 1 or single engine pilots with I is most interested in getting backto the tours and the general and 10

May, in observance of the 37th I fleet experience, to all organized by this time all of you have his home as he is very anxious technical information which they
birthday of Naval Aviation, pilotsof I Naval Air Reservists and all associated seen the new Gray Ladies on your to see his family and friends again. '. picked up on their visit here.

VF-52, in nine Corsairs, led by i f Naval Air Reservists and I ward. Well, we have 20 new ones. We kinda think Villaluna likes I Lt. John B. Russell is senior
Lt. Jack Colter and nine F6F's led | all associated Naval Air Volun- I I Feel free to call on them any time our Navy. His chief hobby is boxing ': host. Other hosts are Robert B. .
by Lt. John Studemlre, formed the i teers. The training duty orders to help you. and we bet he would make a Lipscombe, 1st Lt., James W. Ew-
numerals "three" and "seven" in I will be issued in monthly Install- We are all going to miss our good featherweight. He used to ing, Lt. (jg), Edwin H. Heeszel.Lt. ,
the skies over Jacksonville, the ments ONLY. For example: a Gray Lady Chairman, Mrs. Walker. sing in the church choir with his (jg), Lewis H. Pollock, Lt.

Beaches, St. Augustine, Gainesville pilot who qualified for this type She did so many, many thingsfor family every Sunday, and also for (jg), Robert D. Romer, Lt. (jg),
and Palatka. I 1 of active duty may request active all of us. Here's hoping she weddings. Homer A. Winter, Lt. (jg). Ray-
On Sunday, 9 May, another duty for the month of August, 'has a wonderful trip and stay in Hurry and get. well,. 'cause we I' mond F. Jones, Lt. (jg), J. M Jo-
group flight was made by 12 pilots the months of August and September California, but we hope she hurries all like having good cooks around, I hansen, Lt., Arlo Ford, Lt., WIN!
I of VF- 2. The flight was madeto or any other combinationof back. We all welcome Mrs. don't we, girls'FCSWVA i liam D. Dower, Lt., E G. Jones,
Miami and, on the return trip months up to a total of five Gillette as new Chairman of the 1 Lt. (fjg), H. G. Spahr, Lt. (jg),
the formation Stuart months. THIS DUTY WILL BE Gray Ladies. I P. C. Poole, PNC, C. L. Faniel,
passed over I
Airfield where an air show arranged I WITH FULL PAY AND ALLOW- I; Come on, all you cribbage players ; To Meet SA W. J. Baxter, ADO, J. A.
and staged by Zack Hot- ANCES. and gather around for the :I Keller, ADC F. G Reynolds
I ley, creator of the comic strip I In the case of ground officers I tournament on 24 May. Then we At Seminole Hotel I AMC, R. A. Crews ADC, H. L.
"Smilin Jack" was underway. I i and all enlisted personnel, simJlar I can settle the argument once and : Faulkner, ADC, J. W. Hook, ADC
PERSONAL C. Mitchell requests for training duty may i for all who is our champion. It's I The Federal Civil Service War ''H. D. Beeman, ADC, W. J. Drew,

SR, VF-52-baby girl born 29 be made on a one-month or sev- I II rumored around that there are Veterans Association will hold its ADC, W. L. Stephenson, ADC, L.
April 1948, 6 'a pounds-Connie eral-month basis. Requests for I many good players here, so let's regular semi-monthly meeting at H. Ronau, AMC, L. Adams, ADC
Jean, 4305 Shirley Avenue, Jacksonville this type of active duty by pilots II I see!' I the Seminole Hotel, tomorrow at A. L. Simmons ADC, V. E. Erick-
Florida. Father appearsto ] should be made to the Type Training All hands should be aboard for [2030, it was announced this week. son, AMC, K. 0 Funderburr,
be doing fine. i Officer and by other officers I the May Dance. It's scheduled in J Adjutant D. Commissio will report ADC, R. H. Robb, ADC, R. E.
'and to the heads on the proceeds of the dance Shupe, AMC, W. Sauerhaber
Chief Bloodworth is taking 30 men department the auditorium on 25 May. There I
days vacation to Washington, D. I I of Lt. Comdr. Eppert. I will be super music played by an held on 14 May, and plans for AMC, J. T. Slocum, ADC, G. O.
C., New Jerst"Y'and Pennsylvania. !I Action on these requests MUST all-Navy band which hits hot and I, the membership drive will be dis- Neilsen, AMC, and M. Woleshin
drill. I BE MADE BEFORE THE 31st sweet notes. If don't dance ADC.
be back for
Hopes to I you ,
1 I It was also] announced that a
DAY OF MAY 1948. AlL interested -

attached VF- men don't let that
to keep
One officer as
was you away date would der Joe Goss officers
be set at the meeting and the
in this offier for
52 since April drill-Lt: (jg) John new ac- there will be sandwiches and
for a conference, Comman- executive committee.
>S.! Christianson, pilot, Universityof t tive training duty at full pay and drinks and everyone can eat! : among

Florida. i';'THEIR with all allowances should MAKE Come on, boys, polish those shoes i LANDS SHARK IN RIVER .
and best smile. There'slots
New men attached to VF-52 Include put on your I : .:' '
FURTHER DELAY. of fun to be had from 2000to i
: Lunding M. Robinson, Jr., (I H ;
I 2230. I .
SR; Daniel M. Sharpe, SR; JamesR. OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS- .
Slade, Jr., SR-all of Jacksonville I The recruiting campaign for new I All the beautiful flowers that ".:::.:r.: '''' t' '.
New men attached to VA- 1! men In VF-52 and VA-52 is making you have been seeing in the wards '

B2 include: HaJney R. Bush, SR; | some progress, but the tree I come right from the hospital. .." .. '. <
Joseph G. Cusimano, AMS2; RavTond trips to Havana, Cuba, are go- grounds. Our thanks and appreciation '

( G. Feneira, AOU1; and Har- ,! ing to be won "the easy way" unless go to Mr. Morgan who is in .... ,. .
VjTf W. Lester ADE2-all from more efforts are made to enlist charge of the hospital flower gar- :, ,.'t.
Jacksonville. new men for NARTU. One .. .

Lt. Comdr. Hunter, Photo Of- : man from VF-52 and one man den.PATIENT OF THE WEEK \" .., ..:.,: ) .....
from VA-52 will be free 'i '
given a
ficer whose orders for a six-week This time it's none other than Vil- '
carrier cruise was cancelled, says :i trip. The winners'! of these tripsare laluna, third-class cook from Ward .; ,, >

They can't get away with It- to be determined on a point B-7, whose home is Manila, P. I. .'i_ ,r- .
entirely". He is taking his own basis as follows: He enlisted in the Navy two years ,',. "H".to'" <'< ."

cruise for two weeks on his 31- For each new man sworn into and nine months ago and hasn't .-. ... ... ._.. .
.,< ,
I :>- ,. .
.. ,
V-6-one Ii
foot crulst'r-no uniform-no raz- ------ .
or-no destination. His training' For each man transferred from many opportunities for plane hops :Ji i ,., .-.". _
duty will be with camera and V-6 to 0-2 (Organized Reserve)- I for VF and A men. Men desiringa i '" w"'
three hop during their drill periodson
- fishing: pole.SQUADRON. points. _
NOTICES The For each man transferred to Saturday and Sunday should ,,,
attention of all men who hate not ( N ART U (as stationkeeper) I first clear with Division Officers : : 1
engaged in a two-weeks period of three' points. to determine if they may be released j
training duty during the fiscal I If the present pace continues, to fly. After securing per- i r' :
year ending 30 June 1948 is called it may be that a member of the missiqn, men should report to I ,
to the absolute necessity for requesting squadron! will win not mon than Harper in the Line Shack at the
orders AT ONCE. This three or four recruits. Men living extreme northwest corner of the
training duty is an essential pact in Jacksonville should be able NARTU hangar for assignmentto

of the NARTU program. ContactLt. to contact several of their friends, a plane I IA
Comdr. K. W. Eppert, Organized I particularly now that the proposed GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-If
Reserve Personnel Officer, I draft law is beginning to blow you failed to get your name in if
for information. I down the necks of high school and with the squadron for your Good
who not veterans. Conduct Medal, can comply
Copies of .the current issue of I college men are you .
q HE 'NAVAL RESERVIST (Navers There are many, many vacanciesin with the following: ,i;'
i 15653)) are available for ratings in the complements'! of The Navyannounced that this
tribution to all members of diS-I' both the VR and the new VA Medal is available and is being issued ._

I VF and VA groups. Copies may be I squadrons. With the opportunityto to eligible veterans on ap-
' secured in the office of the Group I take up five months duty this plication of the individual. Quali-
> Commanding Officer on the topside summer volunteer recruiters havea fied Navy vets who have not received ,v <<.
,I A' south end, of the NARTU big point In talking to prospective this award should write, :
hangar. recruits on the grounds that "Chief of Naval Personnel, At- .

Among recent directives received this new active training duty will tention Pers-10 Department of
in the group offices are two afford full pay and allowances for the Navy, Washington 25, D. C."
which pertain to all men, officer work here at the station duringthe Give identifying information, full 25-POUND SAND SHARK was caught in the St. Johns River
and enlisted, in both squadrons entire summer and fall. name, service number, rate date 200 yards off Seaplane Point last week by J. P. Reece, AD2.
ACTIVE DUTY-With the be. WANTA FLY 7-All hands are of enlistment and discharge, and Reece, who is attached to A&R Hydraulics Flight Test claims to
ginning of the new fiscal year, 1 gain reminded that there are I present address. i I have used a five-inch live shiner for bait in landing Wa catch.

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Second Round Of Intra-Mural I _

Softball Begins Here MondayNARTU M

and :Marines Cop Top First k

Round Spots in Their LeaguesWith
the first round of
crushing scores. But, a couple of
play over, teams from the weeks before the round ended, e s Ada a
station's two intra mural they hit stiff resistance when they I a& ,

softball leagues were straining ran into the boys from the Naval I I
Hospital. The game had to go 15 I
at the leash this week, !
innings before the leathernecks
poised and ready for the sig* oame out on top, 43. In the final "!
nal to begin the second roundon two tilts of the round, the leath- I A 4, Ic4k t1 N ;
Monday. The winners of ernecks took no chances and pushed f

the first round, NARTU in AiR further down the ladder [
1 in an win and sewed the
easy up
the Gold League and the :Marines title when they dropped Flag Unitin

in the Blue, stood out a 7-1 game. I
as possible contenders for the NARTU went after their till'
the hard way. They dropped the I
:station diadem when the pennant -
first game of the round to Sup-
winners off laterin !
square ply, 10and looked like anything -
the season. I but a champion in that
NARTU snared the first half game But they came up the lad- I
flag in the Gold Loop with a rec- der step by step in a process of 'F eC04vt I II
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ord of five \rtns against one loss elimination to take a firm gripon
They got off to a slow start, but the flag-a hold they never relinquished SPOUTING AN EXCELLENT 7-0 slate, the NAS Marine intra-mural softball team humbledall
came up with the pennant after i The Reserve Unit tooka competition to cop the Blue League first round title last week Members of the hard-playing I
five consecutive victories Over in close 6-5: battle from Inspection leatherneck squad are, left to right, front row, R S. Thomas, D C, Gysler, E, B. Glass, L A. Malson f
the Blue Loop, the Marines' 1-" and went into second place. A. L Vrana, and L. L. Harris: back row, L. W, Lingren, S. A. Sthifano, G E. Dickson, coach, H. '
late speaks for itself I when they dumped NATS 9-6, Hamilton, manager, L G. Durlam, S. A. Sveikovskv, and La Berge, assistant manager. Missing at .
From the beginning of the sea I Maintaining the pace, they stopped the time the picture was taken wre D. L. R,vt"rs and are pitcher Daryl "Dumpy" Shaw.
son, the Marines showed their the pre-season favorite, the:
heels to the opposition in almost CPO Club, 4-1. This win put I other veterans in both leagues will the Gold League pennant would ''' Marines are faced with the pros ;
I I Ibe have to be staged before the sta- pert that their king-pin, Daryl '
for wins
every contest In the initial game them in a tie with the CPO I gunning over these
of the round, they turned back a for the lead Inspection took the first-round title holders. Trams, ,.. Dumpy" Shaw, may be lost to the i
fine Dispensary team 74. In the CPO Club, 3-1, as NARTU cameon i like the CPO Club in the (Void k vI ,arsity team. With Shaw as one I
following game a week later, the to boat Ordnance and Gunnery. League will have much to say as of its ace hurlers, the 1947 Jax- I
leathernecks piled up a 10-1 score 10 7. and clinch the flag. to whether the next halt will oea I I Navy Softball Team won the East I
t over the IATL crowd, and under Now that the Marines and one-team affair Should the Coast title and went on to the '
full steam hit the Para-Loft and VARTl. have taken the first (PO Club take the second round .7 All-Navy Championships at Alameda .
VM nit with the same powerful round in their respective leagues, in the Gold League a play-oft for ,> where they took runner-up
honors If Shaw joins the varsity

. tGOLD; LEAGUE CHAMPS OF FIRST ROUND r Sa squad, he will be declared ineligIble
for Intra-mural competition.This .
would be a kick in the prow
'T1haryl erbial spot for the Marine nine
a r in their quest for a second round

victory and the station crown. .
sr'r And even if they can successfullyplug
the gap in their line-up the ,
Marines will be facing opponent i
who'll be looking for the oppor- !
tunity to knock them from their I

4w' t ? ; a pedestal final 1tt Round Standing 1

v I Jil,I'h; I.fr U,VI: I
V IMIH W.n J....* I
Mjiine 7 )
Iw..rr.wri Duinpv Shag A&R S 1
I Hospital l S 2 i I
ion i hampionship series could Dupensary 5 IPa
i a-Loft 2 tIlag I
take plat' '. The situation is the Unit 2 S
same in the Blue League where IATU 0 T '
the Marines took the first round GOLD IK4 N'XRTU 5 1CPO
A second round winner other than Club
4 2 :
the leathernecks would throw Inspection 4 :I
that league, too, into a playoff Supply :1 IOtdnanre
.$ 'k ( 1g for the pennant. NAMTD & Gunnery\ 2.:i i I
y To add to their troubles, the NATS 1 5 1
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Big Splash


Indoor Pool To Be Scene


Of State AAU Swim Meet I

Swimming and diving will take over the l leading roles:

in the NAS Sports Parade Friday and Saturday, 28 and J I'

May, when the 1948 Florida AAU Association Indoor }ltfJ

and Women's Senior Swimming: and Diving Championships} :

will be staged at the huge indoor pool here. The annual

hMiasn event is expected to bring together the finest amateur
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swimming diving talent in -
NARTU RACKED UP AN impressive record of five wins against one loss to take the first the State of Florida.
round bunting in the Gold League of the station Intra-mural Softball Loop. The league-leading ;: JACKSON HIGH AND
Trial heats in
outfit includes left to right, front row, J. J. Piva, H, T Trammel, L, Baker, J, H. Walden, W. W. the meet will be
Umstead; second row, R. R, Robinson, J F. Richards, N. Carlos, H Hunt, T. C. Davis; third row, run off at 1400, with the finals U. DOWNEDBY
G Horton, J, L. Murray, M R Murray, and G. Tripak In the top row are Lt Comdr, C L. "Tuffy' at 2000 the same day There will STETSON
Thompson, coach; Lt Col R. A.. Black, head of NARTU'S Marine Aviation Detachment: and Captain be eight finalists in each event.
F W. Priestman, Commanding Officer of NARTU F. W, Tombler, another NARTU softballer, was m Special 25-yard courses, running NAS r GOLF TEAMS
Ming when the picture was taken cross-wise, are being set up for the
I affair Florida Association AAU I From up the fairways this put
medals will be awarded for the week the NAS Lmksmeii have
MalchlOf first three places. Gold medals had nothing but success.
I NilS Melmen Lose Opening will go to the winners, silver med- I On Tuesday, 11 :May, the "B"
als tp second placers, and bronze team smothered Andrew Jackson
: medals to third place winners. High, 5-1, on the local links.
Season Saturday To Pensacola
The championships are open to Not to be out-done by their
the general public, and it is an- smaller brothers, the NAS "A"
The \:.A1 lid Mjuad dropped -
is xpl'd'd that in future ton ol'don; >;h,'rman lie lnsat" >ladefeated ticipated that large crowds of golfers journeyed to DeLand, Florida
loin s('ts \)1'sillgles but aquatic enthusiasts will visit the i where they shot excellent
teats they will fait ninth better i Dirk Ford I IIf :NAS. 60,
.' came back to cop a pair of ,, "D.c" O'Reilly attributed the 16-2. in the third smiles maUh Air Station for the two-day meet. golf to down a highly-touted
doubles sets in its opening defeat in part to opening game' In the fourth set, Fred Koch, pen- Here the way the events have son University outfit, 17-10 Stfjet-
match. of the '48 tennis cam '' jitters and expressed confidencethat I sacola, won over Sterling Cran- been scheduled: At 2000 Friday, The local linksmen are t\& ,
paign Saturday at Pensacola 'I the team would show marked ford NAS, 6-0, 6-0. In the number I 23 May, the number one event a fine season this year, havn'lg
I improvement In its next outing. one doubles, Radin and Williams 1 will be the men's 220 yds, freestyle won more than half of their
With the 1947 All-Navy ten I In the top singles match of the NAS, downed Rodriguez I followed by women's 220 matches. All of this will have
nis champ, Lt. Comdr. Jack Pensacola. meeting, E O. Williams and Lareau of Pensacola, 5-7, 6-3, I yds, freestyle, men's 220 yd!*. much to do with the outcome of
Behr in the Gosling: corner, j of Jax dropped two straight 6-3; ford and Cranford, NAS, defeated breaststroke, women's 100 yd, the very important Trl-Distrtct'
the Flier netmen had a high seta to Lt. Comdr. Behr.' Bobby Brandenburg and Gray I breaststroke, women's 3 meter Tourney which will be held herein
Radln, popular local tennis ,atar Pensacola, 7-5, 6-2, in the .second' diving, men's 300 yds individual! July.
hurdle to jump in their seas- and winner of the 1917 Seventh I doubles medley, ''Women's 300 ydj, indi Saturday, the NAS golfers! goon
on openei. Vaval District Stngl Championship A mat h with thI niv"'"_tty of vidual medley, and nit n's 100 yds the road again, this time (o
Th ,rilt[!; 1 b),in; t !t" !11 &t, h "It.. !dt !n 'A' I -itraig'ht I r -it.18 t to ( ;rpirijia,, :>antinh Br "tn' h t., '>nup fl.HHyl.' r"laThe closing! i>v.'ntt I m.ttA'14 clubs and swings with,
10.1! T l.1, : ,r.l" ". r 1"Ir H :clr: K*> ;;1."r it :11' p..lhl.ula: :'Ir this\ N"k Id, wuile tin. > t..t1t'' dar will be I htivonn 4 100 < amp L<.Jeune at tile MaripoI .\
ga '" .)1 ". anj..r Kgr; ;t. un I j <( outinu


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Fliers Split NATAC Series With Pensacola I ,
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Take Two From Orlando Air Force Base : :_ t

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Meet Stetson University Saturday; Two-Game :.: =

Series With Savannah Branch, U. Of Ga., Next J "y/ ::1

k') :::; ;: \
The NAS Fliers took three -- +
a first-inning, three-run lead and the locals any good, for they were I -- 4( '
out of four last week,
games the Goslings walked" off with the
too far behind and never got an ... ...
running their season recordto encounter, 10-2, opportunity to bridge the gap. JCHMfeMl &&* .t
17-9 when the local nine It looked like another Flier
A week Tuesday and Hy
initial frame I ago I
field day in the as
split a pair of NATAC congests Ken Werner, Flier backstop, !singled I the Fliers battered the Although NAS may not participate in the coming Flor-
with the Pensacola Gos- Orlando Air Force Base in two
home the first score of the
.. ida AAU Association indoor swimming and diving cham-
and walked i i straight games. In Tuesday's: contest -
10-5 and 7-3 followed
by "Dumpy"Shaw's
.ngs be held here 8 and 29 naval
the Orlando Air Force double to right which sent the hustling Fliers had to pionships to on : May, personnel -
over home two more tallies. i overcome' the early Air Force lead and their dependents are still invited to attend

Base, 7-3, 102.Saturday This rally didn't tame the Gos- i i to come out on top of a j-3 score The huge indoor pool has a seating capacity of 3,000, arid
the Jaxmen play Gezelli the mound for
lings, however, for in their half t Tony up on there will be no admission charge. This meet should
Stetson University at DeLand, Fliers, went the distance, givingup ; proveto
Florida, but return on Sunday to of the Duvall first, Flier frame mound they choice tappedBob seven scattered blows. Ray be the most stellar]) attraction ever presented at the NAS

take on the University of Georgia, for three hits and. four runs to Angelucci and Johnny Bieneman indoor pool. The NATAC, Inter-District, and All-Navy swim-

Savananh Branch, in a two-game take the 1 lead.A I I paced the Fliers with three bingles ming meets were terrific, but this meet is expected to

series. pair of Fliers teamed up to apiece. bring forth one of the largest groups of Florida's talented l
Doll Goes' Distance knot the count at 4-all when Dick I The following day, Ted Winar-
swimmers and divers assembled under the roofat
In last Sunday's ball at'' ski able Jax ever same
game Newport Jax outer gardener, and pitcher gave up only
T'ensacola, "Red" Doll went the "Dumpy" Shaw, keystone sacker, one hit in seven innings of ball one time
full distance for the Fliers and combined a double and single. as the Fliers went on to take this a a r ... ...

turned: in the best mound performance A fourth-inning Gosling rally one, 102. Although Ted walked The Jax-Navy Fliers are back from a week on the
of any Flier hurler this M>a- chased Duvall to the showers, and [t six men, he fanned a total of sev-
road of
three out their four
having won contests. They
the 7-3, in Sarabialed
ton downing Goslings Tony Gezelli came in to put out en during the afteinoon.
another Naval Air Training Athletic I the Pensacola fire Gezelli was too the Flier cause with two !safe! split a pair of NATAC tilts with Pensacola and are now

Conference game. The car- : late in his brilliant relief job to do blows in four trips to the plate._ sharing the top berth in the Naval Air Training Athletic
rot-topped moundsman gave up : Conference with the Memphis Hellcats.
only three runs and seven scattered I .* ..
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Gosling hits in nine innings I
of work. "Red" aided his own WAVES Open Softball Season Jim Daley, ace Flier pitcher -

cause up at the plate by collecting : became a very proud fatJ -

a pair of base knocks and With Three Straight Victoriesto er Mother's Day, 9 May.
scoring, twice.Instrumental. i His wife, Pearl, gave birth toa
in the Flier win ___ I: "lJl
Ruth LaVere chalked three
up seven-pound, eight-ounce
were Daryl "Dumpy" Shaw's'threE' the Pensaiola lassies as her I
consecutive wins last week as the .
baby girl at 0615 that '
timely singles and a three- 1948 softball I teammates let fly again Laddie 1 1i1; morn
i NAS WAVES campaign -
run homer off the bat of Flier gotJndII'Way, I Vladeff led the Jax attack with : ing.. The happy couple chose
third sacker! Ray Angelucci.The 1 I :5 for 5, and "Butch" Glover hit a : : the name Ruth Olga for the
The WAVES launched the sea- I } :
of homers
Fliers grabbed three runs pair ::
in the second frame when Shaw I son by dumping their Pensacola Earlier the same week, the star ; ; little girl, who, as Jim says."couldn't ,
| sisters in blue, 35-2 and 27-3, in "
singled, Kellner walked, and Doll chucker gave up six hits to the :"-:" """' '<:" 4j be any cuter
opened up with a two-counter sin- a two-day week-end visit with I Foremost Girls leading the .: Mother and child are both do-
losers. In Saturday's game, WAVES to 12-2 City League '>h""h' .
):::'It'. AfigeUicci singled to score I Vete limited the losers to five hits a : ing fine, while the father is
hit her first
win "Butch" Glover
Doll) just before the third Flier while the Jax gals scored at will & busy receiving advice on howto
homer of the season in this one 4' .
I .
outThe She led her own cause in collect- Next Tuesday and Thursday, care for a baby If "Lazy"Jim
Fliers scored again in the ting six hits for the same numberof .
the NAS WAVES are scheduledto handle little
can a
fourth, and three more times In trips to the plate. Hermania I !
the fifth. The fifth-inning rally Rump and Jenny Peacock .each contests pay in in two Brentwood.more City They League are I like he can throw the old apple across the plate, he will makea

wes topped off with Angelucci'sthreerun and three-I nursemaid.Ken ,
collected a homer a planning to play host to the high dandy
homer.In bagger as Pensacola booted the ly-touted Orlando team here the \\' Flier backstop, had an old scar openedup
the opener of the two game ball all over the lot A number of I
following Saturday. on his throwing hand during the first inning of Saturday'sgame
the Fliers blew
series Saturday, Pensacola miscues enabled the Jax *
WAVES to run up the terrific at Pensacola. The scar was the result of an injury

Wife score. I Naval Teams InvitedTo received while catching behind the plate last season. Now

Husband And I In the following day's encotin- Coach McCaffrey has him sitting them out while Bill Crane

Tourney On Sunday |I ter, LaVere gave up only six hits I Participate In takes over the receiving assignments. With Crane behind

Won By Quill mans -- Regional Pistol MeetThe the plate, McCaffrey had to put Dick Newport on first and

Shorts Navy has been invited to Sarabia in the outer garden. Crane held down a share of

Lt Comdr. and Mrs. Quillman Sport participate in the Southeastern I the catching duties in '47 and now handles the job as a

scored a low fiet of 27 to win the The Woodlawn Vase, oldest Regional Pistol Matches which veteran should. Newport, who reported late in the season

monthly Husband of the and Officers'Wife Wives Golf I horse racing trophy, was madein I will be held in Jacksonville from I with minor injuries, will be back' in his garden when
Tournament 25 through 28 June, It was learned -
1860 and has been going to
Golf Group on the NAS course the winner of the Preakness for this week. Werner comes into the line-up again
last a a a a s
Sunday. almost thirty years. While no organized team is
Prize for the low gross score! available in this Command to The following comments were overheard at recent Flier]
Faller and Mrs. Ter-
went Smith to Ray who tallied H, while Detroit is the only major-league compete in the Regional shoot, arrangements games on Mason Field : "For such a little guy, Johnny Biene

ry Lt. Comdr. and Mrs. KirXendail baseball team never to finish the have been made by C. man sure waves at those high, wide pitches" "Bob Duvall

placed second in the low net season in last place. I A.Directors"Smitty", for Brown quarters, Tournament, transpor- could he ph'inmore:: ball with the Fliers if he threw the

column with a score of 38. The city of Detroit has about tation, and messing at NAS of ball to second on the fly instead of two hops" "If Red

last In Friday the weekly, Mrs.play Chucknow of the group won 300,000 bowlers and 150,000 of any other military teams competing. Doll ever said more than two words in the same game, the

he "Bingle-Bangle-Bungle" tour- them compete in 2,500 organized boys on the team would think he was making a speech"

_"ley with 12 points. Tied for ec- leagues. It was announced that the local -
nd place were Mrs Allen, Mrs range is being enlarged, and 1
Terry Smith, and Mrs Dunn. Jimmy Foxx, ex-Host:: Red O1)8.M'bali eighty electrical targets are being ATU 1&2 Maintains Lead As
I drew *iv: straight installed for the convenience )f I
The group will meet at the golf player I
" shack at 0900 tomorow morning 'I' bases on balls In a J'ameltb St. those taking part in the tourna j Golf Loop Nears Final RoundWith
for its weekly tourney Louis on June 1C, 1938. ment.
I the intra-mural golf I, -- -- -

! WARM WEATHER FUN I league only two rounds away from !1 team, early season! pace setters
.,. I| the finish, local divot diggers are i are 3'2 points behind the loop
I I i crowding the league-leading VA 1 leaders, while VM Unit, currently
i-... ATU 1 & 2 links squad The A&R holding third place, is 6'/i
points out of first place.
----I I According to Chief Rex Jack-
:.! = Big SplashContinued son of the golf shack, teams
I which- are scheduled' to play a
( from Page 6) 1 team that has dropped out of the
i j yds. freestyle relay. I! tourney will get credit for a full
JLLL5 On Saturday, 29 May, at 2000, ,I four-point win.
I will be women's 100 freestyle
the 1
:yds. -
Last week, only two matches
,.. ,. men's 100 'dl freestyle
Roe' a h Sfp ,. 6 ) !!
.iala w yMr were played in the loop match.
I women's 100 yds. breaststroke, ATU 1 & 2 had to keep shootingthe
,, I : tY men's 150 yds breaststroke, wom- brand of golf that has kept
t-n's! 440 '(\\s. freestyle, men'a 440
them on top in order to down tha
I yds. freestyle, men's 3 meter diving Ordnance and Gunnery linksmen

women's 300 yds. medley relay 31. In the other match, VM Unit
v and men's 300 yds. medley it-
0 and Commissary split 22.
M If A&R fan stop ATU 1 & 2
lay.NAS I to the tune of (-0 in their next "

; match, fireworks in the Intramural -
: I golf tourney will be in the

(Continued from Page 6) offing
Fliers' are meeting the university Results of the intra-mural golf
on the diamond. I, tourney up to 1200 Tuesday
In the meantime, on the intramural I THAI: 1-OINT9
ATU 1 A 2 50AU
____ IV_ -" tennis fronts, the opening I 46'4
1'0TIIAT THE 1I0'f't ATIIl I n is really here to stay, personnel e\ei-increasing num- round In the station championships VM Unit. 43
little water fun. On almost weekend was played laM Friday at I Comml*"aiy 38
bers are Hocking to the Mainsjdc Fool for a cool dip and a every (X-dnaixw and Gunnery 37'fcOpeulUtn
you can find a group battling it out in an excited game of water basketball, like the one above the NATTC courts. No results 30'J'ei
rn case you hnverTt heard, come: on in, the water's fine! were announced. I sonnel 30iti 1

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AuxiliaryOf I IJAflUST4.NTS

BUREAU Fleet Reserve I JFinnT I

I" Of Plans Gala Picnic I

I MtsatNO.
I Plans for a Family Basket Picnic

II I I to be held at Lake Geneva,
II i Keystone Heights on 29 May were LY
I announced at the monthly meef-
I ing of the Ladies Auxiliary of the ,

Fleet Reserve Association last .
week in the Cumberland Road

Community Building.
All members of the Fleet Reserve

the Ladies Auxiliary, their
t families and guests are being invited
to attend the affair. Picnic i
grounds will be open prior to the

noon hour for those arriving early, MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMovies
it was stated. Members must pre-
sent membership cards at the en-
: WE't"kdays-USO and 2000; wee-k- nd'f-lUO an4 3000.
trance, and a small fee will be
l charged for admission the an- THURSDAY
nouncement said. Swimming, "WEST OF SONORA", with Charles Starrett.

-* program for the afternoon. "DEAR MURDERER"; with E. Portman.

Two new members, Mrs. Rose- SATURDAY
Wynn and Mrs Ethel Huffman, KIDDIE SHOW at 1330 "TRAIL TO SAN ANTONE", starring
[1ie. 4J Gene Autry. Feature, "IF" WINTER COMES," starring Walter Pid-
Okay To Wear Sports I were initiated at the meeting Mrs. ""
Louise Orszag, acting secretary, geon.
Attire For Athletics reported on the previous meetingand SUNDAY 'I)
that of the board of directorswhile "IF WINTER COMES", starring Walter Pidgeon. '-
Personnel reminded this MONDAY
r were
a financial report was read
that they may wear "OCTOBER MAN," with J. Mills. _
by Mrs Edna Cable, treasurer. .
I I'l't'k attire While engaged in TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Mrs. Clara Stephanz, presidentof
while enroute to and from the local auxiliary was selectedas "RIVER LADY", featuring Yvonne DeCarlo.

athletic participation. Every a delegate to the caucus of ,
costume!! except that for swim Southeast Regional District unitsto JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUMI

CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY shall ming,include boxing a, shirt and wrestling or under-, be held in Jacksonville on 10 'I ( open to enlisted personnel and dependent as well as officers)
July. Mrs. Cleo Wyeges was Shows start a 2000.
by Alan Paton is a refresh- shirt, the reminder said. Sport
named as an alternate. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
ingly simple and distinguishednovel "T" shirts and slacksor
shirts or also nominated -
Mrs Stephanz was "DAISY KENYON", with Joan Crawford.
of South Africa.
atlhetic shorts (not -
for seat the National
a on
The hero of the story is an old considered an
) are Board of Directors. Elections will "TRAIL TO SAN ANTONE", starring Gene Autry.
Zulu from the hills whoisets otufit for
parson ,
appropriate sports national conventionat
be held at the SUNDAY
out for Johannesburg, "tne and similar
softball, I
golf. fishing Dallas Texas, in August. "DEAR MURDERER", with E. Portman.
City of evil, in search of his only- activities, it was stated > Y
eon. His search is long and sorrowful -
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and ends only when he i I vrwILL SILL POPPIES "IF WINTER COMES", featuring Walter Pidgeon. ;
whom she
finds the boy in prison for the Courtney Wayne I AI50VKI B\SE ON 28 MAY WEDNESDAY
had met and married shortly be- "OCTOBER MAN", with J. Mills.
of white who had .
murder a man I
fore he had left for France. Also The Veterans of Foreign Wars I
devoted his life to justice for the
waiting for their son's return are have been authorized to sell Bud- OTHER EVENTS
black race. The story reaches its
Matthew Wayne, conservativehead dy Poppies at NAS Friday, 2S
tragic climax in the scenes of the between of a publishing house, and May, it was announced this week. BINGO PAKTYEvery Thursday at 2000 at Navy Wives Clubhouse
the native father
Elizabeth, his ambitious wife. The Sale of the poppies is limited to in Dewey Park.
murderer the murdered.and the English fatherof | story is that of this family and the hours from 1045: to 1315 and BOXING For Information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.

their friends during and between I to three locations the Station Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593.
In A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW two wars, told with this author's Cafeteria, the Bank, and Mainside L\IAl.NSIDt LOUNUL founerjy the Reception Center, located In

Mary Roberts Rinehart ha ( usual skillCharles I Ship's St-rvtce the South wing of Building No. 955: Is open to NAS personnel and
.written her first long novel in Earle Funk, a noted -- I their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions .
twelve years. This is the storyof I lexicographer, has traced the origin Navy Child Honored I by arrangement with Weltare Officer. Combination radio-pho
the share the
Wayne family '
of the title of his book, HOG nograph} available for use of all hands. I
had in the dramas, disasters, idio-
ON ICE, as well as some four LIBRARY-Located on second deck: of Mainside Recreation Build
cies and triumphs of the last thirty -:
The shortly hundred other expressions that ing No. 3. Open from 1200 to 2000 Monday through Friday. Saturdayand
years. story opens have added pungency and color to Sunday from 1300 to 1700
after the first World War with I
Fredrica waiting for the return our everyday speech. Such ex- SWIMMING-Outdoor Pool. Daily Monday through Friday1000
pressions as "a Philadelphia law- to 1730. Saturday-1000 to 1800; Sunday-1215 to 1800.
yer," "a wild goose chase" GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun
"bring home the bacon". etc are day from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing.
Salvation ArmyServicemen's included, illustrated with draw- trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
ings which add to the enjoyment tIlUltAOE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
of the book. -'u-ds and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
For golf enthusiasts, Ben Ho- Field Dancing every Wednesday night with the Air Station Band.
Club gan reveals the technique that TEiNlS-Uacquets and balls are available at the Physical Training
made him a golfing great in POW- Building No. 726.
ER GOLF. Hogan's analysis of his NURSERY-Sponsored by the Navy Wives Club in Bldg. 1101.
Weekly ProgramOpen own game is illustrated with shots Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday-0730 to 1800; Thursday -

from 1030 until 22SO. of him in action on the practice and Friday-0730 to 2400; Saturday-0730 to 0100 Sunday morning.
I tee. He gives detailed descriptions I Rates: Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents for each additionalchild
Today of his grip, his stance, and his 3E ; Catd-;$8; for one child; $10 for two children; and $11 for three
Platter Party, 19302200. New I swing, as well as his power drives or more children; Daily (for working mothers)-$1 from 0700 to>
and old
recordings played by
and variation shots. There is alsoa 1800
pretty girls. chapter on how to develop your HOBBY SHOP-Located in Bldg. 913. Open dally from 1700 to
Friday powers of concentration, how to 2100 and 1300 to 2100 on Saturday Closed Sundays. Facilities and
leaves club
Fishing Party-Car practice, and eight hints on how : equipment for all hobbies.
at 1030. Luncheon packed. If to lower your score. i MODEL AIRPLANE> SHOP-Room 13, Bldg 913. Regular Hobby
you want to go, sign up early Shop hours.
and avoid the rush. J MODEL RACE CAn SHOP Room 15
Bldg. 913. Regular Hobby. .
SaturdayOpen Bus ServiceContinued Shop hours.
House-Delicious water- P1I010GKAPHY CLUB-Room 5, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1930
melon treat. Get acquaintedwith ( from Page 1) Thursdays.
the club and gang. E
Hoyte, south on Hoyte to York-
Java Hour-1130 Sunday to 1230. town, then west to the Main Gate. WHERE TO GO ASHORE ;

Vesper Time-1700 to 1730. The bus schedule is as follows: SALVATION ARMY SERVICEMEN'S CENTER-602 West Ad- t

Buffet Supper 1730 until OutboundNA ams, above Lane Drug Store, one block west of Navy Bus Station. '
1900. 0530 t Rt.0545 Cft c.0605 F Free use of recreation room, writing room, music room, check "
SPECIAL EVENT-Bus leaves 0700 0715 0735 room, and shower facilities. Light refreshments available at snack el
Club at 1000 for all-day tripto 0830 0845 0905 bar. Open from 1030 to 2230. 1 )
St. Augustine and Marine- 1000 1015 1145 1035 1203 DUPLICATE BRIDGE TOURNAMENTS every Friday night at '*. I
land. Luncheon payed for by 1515 1130 1530 1550 2000. Open to the public. Naval personnel cordially Invited. 3521 St. '
Club. No charge for any of 1645 1700 1720 IVEY ELLIS YOUNG, daughter Johns Avenue. Playing fee $.75. Telephone Remlinger, 2-0043, for reservations
above. 1815 183D 1850 of SN and Mrs. Irving Vin- and information.

Monday 2213 InboundS 2230 2250 cent Young of Jacksonville, was HOSPITALITY CENTER for servicemen and young people at

Home Folks NIght-Come In F. Rt. C8 NAS named auxiliary queen in the Union Congregational Church, 236 W. Church Street (between Ho-
and get acquainted with the 0615 0635 0650 Jacksonville -Duval County gan and Julia), every Saturday night, 2000 to 2300. Dancing, ping-
girls. Refreshments will be 0715 0)5 0820 Baby Show at Andrew Jack- pong, table games, singing, etc.
served. 0915 0935 0950 son High School auditorium on
1045 1105 1120
6 The Visitor: What a large skating
May. youngster was
Tuesday 1215 1235: 1250
Fishing Trip-Luncheon will be 1600 1624 1635: awarded three blue ribbons rink. Recruits Will Co 1 1I i
packed. includesnew 1730 1730 1805 a first place in health, a first Manager: Yes, indeed. It hasa !
To FleetAssignments
rods and reels. Car 1900 1920 2205 1935 place in beauty, and an hon- seating capacity of 5,000. Directly ;

leaves club at 1030. Every- 2300 2320 2335 orable mention in personality. Now
thing on the house. Young was formerly stationed Mother: Now, Junior, eat your
R'ednesdayWeekly She's only the gravedigger's at NAS and is now serving spinach like a sailor. (SEA) Recruits completing: *'
Party, 1900 until 2200 daughter, but you oughta see her aboard the USS Eversole in the Junior: Okay, Ma. Pass the training and assigned to fleets for 1
lower the beer. Pacific. ."&!.I.! !" chow! duty will be transferred to their i I
ultimate duty assignments direct *

. STALEMATE BEd Hughes, SN The Real Decoyof from Under training a new centers.system now in effect

recruits will by-pass receiving
.,, t. tttN; 1 .,tll a stations to eliminate time spent :
.5. waiting for assignments.
tl/ 94' ,,. F 9 9a A Navy teletypewriter reportv .v-J\

ing system has been instituted bef. "
r tween receiving stations and the
i f Bureau: of Naval Personnel. Personnel -
11 awaiting reassignment are
t ..
; 1 reported to the Bureau daily, resulting

r r in a great saving of manpower .

y Time spent by personnel waiting '"f3for
Y'q' assignments at receiving stations > ;,
Y Y has been reduced over 50 per *(>
a4 I cent by the teletype system. ). ,t t''
''y .. '
A. 5.7; rR. J .

', ON THE SQUARE There'snothing
1. fwl
like Payroll Savings!

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